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 l'i  ���������:r"������  ��������� A~j     MAK 2? ApU*  #' vt-7  * ���������     ''<"*���������/  Vol. ll.^No.  .' EEYELSTOKE, B. C, MARCH 25, 1905  $2.00 Per Year.  We carry the largest stock of Dry, Goods in tlie;1   'JAT.���������'~ A ~ '.   J '���������      ~, ���������   .''.-'.t  '   * /'   ./���������'       Kootenays. ' .        *��������� '���������,';'.  ���������' ms, Spring Goods''  Gleanings'from the Best European" Markets,  as. well as from'our,Canadian manufacturers.'  Our 25 Per Cent. Cash Discount Sale  pii' all���������Winter Dress' Goods'is still on.   , Only :  a few days longer.     ��������� '���������- , ' ' ,." -  Men    Furnishings  '  Our.-New,Spring Hats have arrived.'      A  ,- i'';Vx   beautiful range" in. all - the., latest  styles' and  ,���������-'AA\; colors*;t'o choose fromA * Try- our celebrated*  .'."A'C"- ���������Snowflake'-Ffteatherweight''l4ard Hat. "''  /  *.���������-  i .*���������  ,-*,*'  Shirts.  /The.very.latest, in ,Soft Front Shirts,in  '��������� New-'a rid. Neat; Patterns?" See'our window.  DressMaking; Department...  "Aa'A,,'';l'':';'<    A   ��������� -..J.      .,   ���������   A,   ,;.....,..,.   ���������.  Now,dn',thejground floor under management  Satisfaction-guaranteed.  r-  of-Mi'ss'Gough  "i t"  **   *>   f_       ������  ���������T-' %r,  &  '. A'^-v \ Successors tp\WJ?J?(&6rge:~r."'y-^A-t  -it  J ���������,.,.  Mail' v  Order  Uept'.  STATION SITE.  r , ;    Meeting Held to Consider Matter  Mayor to go to Ottawa.  i       I 0  ,      t  I ������������������ ������������������-  Counter Petition being Prepared  A'meeting was held at the City Hull  Inst night to consider the question of  'station site, but ns wc had not been  advised of'itt no,reporter was present.  The Mayor presided; > and rend the  following 'telegram received that day  from Mr. Gallihcr, M. 1\, showing tlie  plans of the new stntion had not even  been submitted to the Railway Commissioners as yet.    '  Ottawa, Out., "March 24,3905.  Secretary Board of Trade,      '  Revelstoke.  No application  yet filed  with commissioners as by law  required..   Your  telegram of protest filed.       ,     * -  '"     ''*"���������     '/ Gallihcr.  Hl'N. Coursier, was nppo-nted secretary, of the meeting, and it was" resolved to send the following telegiams:  Sir T. Shaughnessy,-  Gen'eral Superintendent C. P. R.,<  ,' /        ' *' Montreal.  , Citizens here petitioning Railway  Commission against your Company,  erecting depot north of track on  account of inconvenience' and danger.  Sending you copy petition.' Will'.you  kindly wire pass Revelstoke to Ottawa  and 'return,' for -our Mayor to meet  yourselves and commissioners. ,  LATE WAR NEWS  '���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^  Russians Still Retreating  Japs After Them.  With  Secretary Railway' Commission,  . ' Ottawa, Ont.  Citizens heie confirm protest sent to  you through Kootenay.niember against  C. P. Railway Co. erecting depot north  of track.'    Company conniviiced clear-  .   >     , '   v   -     * ,    - -   ,  ing' operations new site today. We are  sending you petition and maps.  Superintendent Whyte, ���������      ,',  ' ,L_ C. P.,R.,     '   *   ''���������'  ��������� ���������.       ������������������-     *-,      -      > ....      . - x- .        ���������   .���������  ' \\ innipeg. t ._ ,  ,- Citizens here'petitioning Railway  Commissioners against your company  (���������i-ecting .depot north, nf truck, on  account of inconvenience and danger',  sending you copy of petition.    ...    "  AV  Gallihcr,  . ; Ottawa.  Citizeus , here gi'iienilly protest  "against chosen -.ite foriaihvny station.  Are sending largely signed petition  with maps to Railway-Commissioners,  asking that new station be ouilt south  side of track for convenience and  safety. 'Will you see Railway Commissioners, and wire what chance of  their considering petition favorably. _  Japanese Torpedo Boats Attack  Baltic Fleet:  ' *. .Sink'More Russian Ships.  Paris, Maich 24.���������The announce;  ment'that negotations for the new  Russian loan had been resinned is  accepted'here as an indication that  peace is to be .brought about.  , Gunshu Pass; March 24.���������The 'Russian retreat . has now reached' the  village of Singsingli'iii, 14 miles north,  of Tie Pass, where it has temporarily  halted. -The Army isin need, of rest.  The Japanese arc. reported to be advancing.. - ....  '    St. Petersburg, .March 24.���������A ieport  which'cannot yet   be confirmed is in  1      i     ,        . - .  circulation here  this  afternoon,  that  Japanese torpedo bouts have sunk'the  Russian  '��������� battleship ,   Navarin    and  *. ���������*-  Sessvi Veliky. '' Both   vessels  are in  Admiral 'R'ojestvensky's fleeC which  recently sailed . from Nossi JBe, Madagascar. ~ r,   '���������    i t        ', '   ,,  SHOCKING  '-^:::-V ACCIDENT.  at .".*-:���������; ���������;   Fireman McKinnon Probably  ; ''ij c   ��������� Loses an',Eye"/,  a- -  , As No. 2 was waiting at the station  .'this morning the guage glass -���������of the  engine, No. 1154, broke and the flying  glass struck the fireman, H. McKin-  non.'in'the face cutting one of the  eyeb,:in two. He' was immediately  taken to the hospital sind goes to.Vaii;  comer tonignt to be treated by an eye  specialist, but it-is I'e.iied he will lose  the 'sight of vthe eye.  - '  McKinnon is secretary to the  local  bi-duch i(jt- the   Locomotive ' Fiieinen  and io oiiC'ui tliu niusi highly esteemed  'uf tlie UGni-iauy's employes. \--  thEeva:  t  DYES  . FOR  PERFECT.  !, HOME  DYEING.  ���������-  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� ���������  t  - EASY to use; brightest and best.  ,    A8K  FOR   THE  "DIAMOND.". '  All Drueffleta and Dealers. TAKE NO OTHERS.  Z All Drueffleta and Dealers. TAKE NO OTHERS.  ���������,  ���������������������������������������������^��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  r,  Millinery  Opening  March 29.1905.  .   {All "Day and{E*>ening.)    .,  AVith    pleasure  we   invite  all  the  'ladies,.to  inspect our. Spring   (1905)  New Millinery on March 29  (all-day  and,evening). ���������   Never has there been  'more ..beuutiful  cieations.      All   are  welcome. '  Music.  . It -was resolved the" Mayor go to  Ottawa to lepresent to the Comniis-  ' sinners the danger to the public from  i having to cross the track to the pro-  I posed site, and a subscription list was  '' opened and largely signed to pay tlie  expenses'"of the delegation.  We * are requested to state that  several citizens who signed the petition  to have the railway station placed on  the south side of the , track express  indignation at not being invited to  the meeting at the city hall last night  and have taken steps to get up a  counter petition setting forth their  views that while thay would like to  see the station placed on" the south  side,of the track they would prefer to  see it stay where it is proposed to  locate it than to have it moved a  great distance east or west of the  present site, and repicsenting the  above meeting was not publicly  convened or representative of the  public.  LIMITED.  Most  Important ^News in  History of the Mine.  the  ' Rich Strike of Ore.'  A rich strike of ,ore is reported on  the Eva. The strike was made in a  crosscut from , the intermediate De-  tween Nos. 5 and 7 tunnels and developed a new vein 15 ft. wide, well  mineralised throughout the entire  width. . .  The quartz ia different 'from anything yet found in the mine.  The wall of the lead Was,found to be  literally plastered with gold and J he  ore gives average assays far ahead ol  anything yet found. That" is saying  ing much, foi some of the Eva ore has  run away up. ���������<  The good news has had  a  splendid  effect on the Fish Creek camp, mining i  men beingi mucii -elated  over it and  expressing the'opinion   that   the experience is likely   to   be   repeated iiu  other propsi tics. ,  t,The Imperial1 Company, who own  the propei ty, are being congratulated  on all hands on their good.luck for it  is felt they deserve it.  LABORS CALL  The carpenters of Revelstoke are  demanding a 9-hour day and scale of  39 cents an hour.  Get Your "JOB WORK" Done at  the Kootenay Mail Office.  NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  A meeting to organize a new Presbyterian congregation for Revelstoke  will be held at the High School building on Friday next, March 31st, when  Rev. Mr. Whyte, of Pcachland, Will  ddress the meeting.   -  et&tif  Our Sarsapari 11a purifies  the blood; .strengthens the  .stomach, restores the  appetite, calms thc nerves,  improves the sleep, increases strength and  completely overcomes  spring lassitude.  $1.00 bottle,  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer.  Noit Hunio's Block.  The Growth  of An Idea  .    ���������     '     -. '      A> ���������' ���������  ,*, A     Fit-Reform was  founded'with  .,',;,idea and'a'lot of-cnthusiasmA*    -Vy  r       ' v ' '  ..'.<-.'���������       -     ��������� '   '   - i        ;   . ,.  an  Fit-Reform way,-was the newer and \  A (' better way of tailoring garments formen:'-  r ' ' 1 '   f  Fit-Reform originated tailor-made'  A -\V l''..-garinents, ready for service.      .'..'A  ,'. ���������'���������'.���������y\ _   ������ ', i     '       , ^  jV     ;  Fit-Reform   perfected   the''Ward-'  -���������''' 'From a theory, Fit-Reform 'has'  .-grown into a, most substantial 'fact-1;-,  '���������proven by its thirty Wardrobes'dotting  A Canada from Halifax and Charlottetown  '���������.oh thereast to Vancouver and .Victoria  r'6u, the west.   ,    ",.-''      '        'A-Ai, '*���������  The 'only Fit-Reform'Wardrobe here is'at  ,        v.,-       , ...    -A        '     ...     , '',,      -    ������ -    J.G. Macdonald ' Revelstoke.  '������  (.*,   "'  E. X BOURNE  ���������   r:_    * -  REMONED TO  First St. West,   -  Fretz Block  20 per cent Discount S^7  chases of Boots and Shoes," Rubbers, Hats and Caps,  ��������� Overalls, Mackinavys, Ready-made Clothing, Men's Fur-  ���������nishings', etc.,also on woman's, boy's and children's Boots  , and'Rubbers.    New lines just in stock.        ''���������**,  ���������* ��������� ���������IIIIII������^W������MBW'MM������'B������II������������MIBMU  HOMES    FURNISHED   ON   MONTHLY PAYMENTS.  ' Another Carload of Furniture just arrived.    Carpets, Linoleums.  Oilcloths, etc.    Sewing Machines, Hcintzman Pianos.  R. HOWSON & CO., FURNITURE DEALERS AND EMBALMERS.  The Revelstoke  Restaurant  First-Class Table  MRS. II, J. 11 ANBURY, Manageress,  is-  now opon for business.  Private Dining Boxes  Large Diningioom for Biiiiqiift-s, Supper?, i*tc.  Furnished Rooms To Let  FIRST STREET, REVELSTOlCE.  ��������� milium iiiiimiii ��������� [���������niBiinTrim THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ��������� r-  THE SCHOOL BILL  Hon.   W.   C. Wells   Proposed  True Solution. ���������  .Reserves Required for Providing Educational Funds.'  Upon rising to speak on  the  Educational bill, .W. C. "Wells   said  'this  bill did not come to him as n surprise  in'so far as it'was an attempt to'make  ,    further provisions for our 'educational  requirements, and especially  in  coining to the rescue of thc ITon. Finance  .Minister.     This was evidently the intention of thc bill, 'in  order  that the  ���������   "Finance jrinistcr might demonstrate  to the, people, of' this   province .his  peculiar   fitness   for' the .position he  occupied,'but who, 1 am.bound to say  ���������'has not shown his usual  ingenuity in  having to resort to  the inipairniciit'ef  our whole educational system by making,  it ^subservient   to   his  own am*  'bition.  '   ,       * '     "  Previous   governments     have   certainly evinced   a   good deal of'appre-  heiision, as to tho-growing 'necessities  incident to   om\ educational'requirements;   the.. first  .sound   of    alarm  coming  from   the  1-lcrr.  President of  '',the Council,   when   a   member   of a  * previous government,  so that'I could  understand  . his     advocating     some  ,  * further provision for' our educational  requirements, but what does  surprise  me is to find that the'llon.  J'resident  ���������of the Council with his long experience  ��������� .  as'a' public mail had not  warned   the  Minister of Education of the   insuperable objections that" would   be   raised  against this bill and   that he had not  endeavored1 to   steer thc government  .through    tbe   (lillicultie.-, th.it,   must  confront il in seeking to, impose =ucli  aii unjust burden upon the peuplu  of  this province. -, ,  When ii.diilging in such enconiums  upon the Hon. President nf the  Council,   I   do   not, intend   any.ie-  I flection uporr the   Hon.- Minister ot  -v Education, as ho   has certainly taken  'great pains in endeavoring at' least to  r    explain   the ' in co-pity    of   hi-    IMI  travi'l'in-; f-tr .uid wide,  and   covering-  apeiioil.of   over ,.'5U   yen is   adminis  -tr.ition of our iitVuirs in,mder  that .he  i ' might psiablish precedents for furtln'r  meddling with,our- scliO"! laws,   but it,  II inu=t appeal to everyene th it if the  cninliinedett'orts and' wisdom 'of 'all  our precccliiiggovernments and legislatures liave'been directed to pe-feet ing  our educational system 'extending  over such a long period we-suiely  have arrived at that stage in so adapting our educational lnws, as to show  the unwisdom of  THI.-      lilt \STIC      AXD       L-y.lUSTlFlAHI.i:  i .   I.nCIISI.ATlO.V  l. c      t  intending as it does, with the beauty  and harmony of onr whole school  system.  It is lemarkable Sir, with what  tenacity people will hold on to what  in their opinion is a vested right for  although not a vested right in the  strict application of the term, yet by  practice and privilege, it has become  a light or indeed a compact which  the struggling settlers of this province will make a desperate effort to  maintain, before parting with tlie me  education of their children  Xo one kivws or can .tell   how far  or to what extent free   or   state education   may   have contributed as ,an  incentive to'  the   settlement   of   our  '   more remote districts,   and   while the  settler may adapt himself to  his  conditions, to the adverse  circumstances  which may   surround    him,   denying  "himself the ordinary comforts  of  life,  'iie is nevertheless buoyed up with  the  Jliope and l.uuiible ambition th.it some  day -ooner or later he may   have   the  proud    satisfaction     of   seeing     his  children   attain   that   succes-?  in life  to which we all aspire, and for  which  he )ia= made such a sacrifice, but take  that away, and   it   may   be his   only  encouragement in   adapting   himself  to the   condition   under   which he is  ���������existing.     Thi.-   may be sentiment if  you will, but  sentiment   remember is  the     underlying     strata   of    public  opinion   which   if adversely aroused  must be   followed   with   unwholesome  influences affecting  the settled conditions which have so happily existed.  The If on. fourth   member for   Vancouver twitted  member*]  on   this side  of tlie House  with formulating   their  opinion from the  mere   circumstance  of their  sitting  in   the cold shades of  opposition,   forgetting   that   be   was  paying a peior compliment to   hirnfiolf  and his   friends   on   the   side of the  treasury   benches.       Well,    perhaps  much difference ' in the principles  which guide honorable members and  there may be a good deal in the  negro's definition amusingly illustrated by one lot of hogs trying to  drive the other lot away ' from the  trough. It must be very noticeable,  however', that the present government  and their supporters are very, anxious  to keep their snouts in this trough so  long.as the swill holds out. ,Tire lion,  member was also very loud- in his  protest against the attitude taken by  members representing rural districts,  giving the absurd reason .that when  thc city of Vancouver was so willing  to pay its share of the additional  taxation, amounting, to about $12000,  rural districts should not complain in  submitting to their share of the increased burden.,. There is no comparison, Sir, iii the two.conditions, for  it must be remembered that thc city  of Vancouver is today enjoying a remarkable degree of prosperity���������people  line flocking there in hundreds,.' real,  estate is,booming, building'operations  are active and every one is making  money, ix'cepting,'of course, thc ,. poor  lawyers, among "wliom ' was thc  honorable gentleman. He in fact  was willing" to , assume all the responsibility and relieving all others  from any share of it. .This'question  of responsibility, however, was "often  of very doubtful'value, and  can be no  better illustrated than upon a certain  ' . '     .   i-    '  'occasion   vividly   in my mind,   when  attending college in Toronto. -'A  rather seedy individual appeared ' at'  the launching of a ship'crowded with-  people anxious to enjoy its first dive  into-the - bay, and although attended  for some reason with considerable  clanger apparent by the excitement  of all on board'and by the futile efforts  to start the ship, said: "Letcher''go  boys: All take nil the responsibility."  Soi that you .<*ee, Mr. Speaker', this  as.-umption of responsibility is sonie-  times without much value, and it will^  be particularly demonstrated in the  'case' of- the honorable, member-for  Vancouver when rejected byi, his , constituents'lor the stand he -has taken  upon this question. ������������������ ,   Y   ''  - His further argument was that'in  rural districts the inciea'scd taxation  'nftei nil. did <nbt amount to much,  say .1-5 per head on the'basis0of 20 rate  'payers.to a'Vural'disirict. ''Well,' Sir,  ,this may not be-much to a resident of  ;Viiiic6uver, but it' is a good deal "of  money to,a man who' has,not. a.dollar  in his . pocket,'"nnd/does' not know  where to get it. "rIn my own constituency, so far us*I can calculate, it  iiinj ui some districts amount to a  \eiy much greater tax than!*':) to each  i-f the mtu p.iyt-is.' In (Jolclen district for instance, it will mean a sum  in the vicinity possibly oi $1000 in  the aggregate to be- raised, while in  ihe upper districts of my constituency  proportionate sums will have to be  contributed, and which may mean  very  UNACCEPTABLE       IXCREASED     BURDEN'S  to the people.  I am a   rirm  sources oi  this  Wouldyou  Become  like to  A,High Priced Stenographer?  A Successful Fruit Grower?  An Expert Correspondent? ��������� ,  A Practical Prospector?  A,Scientific Farmer?  A Book Keeper?  An'Ad. Writer ?' "  A Journalist ? '    '        ,  We   have  courses   in   over   100  different subjects.    Our  cour.������e' is  recognised by "(lending   educators.  '     Write to  '    ' ������������������ '  The Canadian Correspondence College, Ltd.  1'" Toronto, Out., ''      {   ,  o , or to  ' i ��������� t  Tin-: KAMr.ooi'S.Gu.N'isitALAciuxcY  -    ,      i  Kainloops, 13, O.  HENRY'S-NURSERIES  i      ,      'i  NR\V OH OP-    ' ' ���������  HOME tili-JWX AND  1 MI'OIITKI),  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT  *'   AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  lUlODOniSN'DHONS./'JtOSEti,   OHKKX-  110UHI-: AND 1IAUIJV  I-.LANTS,  ', for Spring planting.    ,  THE MOLSONS BANK  , Incorporated by Act of Fiirlitimoiil, 1855.    ., . ,  , HEAD OFFICE, ������������������       ,,- -,     '      .MONTREAL.  Wif. Molson Maci'Iiehson, Pri-s. -.S. II. .'Swing, Vicu-Pres.  ��������� James Elliot, General Manager.   ���������  Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve, $3,000,000  Everything in way of banking business transacted without un-  lU'Ci'ssary delay. ,        .    , ,    "  Interest credited Lwice'a year at 'current rates on Savings Bank  deposits.      -     '- '-��������� , -     - ��������� .!.  W.II. PRATT,''Manager,  Revelstoke, B. C.  IMPERIAL, BANK OF CANADA  Post, $3,000,000.  Cnpitiil Authorized, 31,000,000.   Ciipitnl Paid Up, Stf 000000.  ',,��������� Ilend Olliee, Toronto,- Ontakio. -      "  .  Hnuicnos in llio Northwest, Territories, Mnnitnbn, Ontario anil Quebec.  And   tlio fnllowiiiK points'in   British   Columbia:    Cnmbrnok. Qol'lon,  ,  Nolbon, Kovolstuko,Trout Lnko, Vancouver iind'Vlctoriu.   '   ,'  T. K MmtiUTr, I'rosidont. D. It. Wii.hii:, Vice-President und Qonoriil llannuor.  li. Hav, Asi.i.sLanl'Gonorul MamiKor.    W. Moffat, Chief Inspector.    '  Rcvelstoke Branch, B.C.���������A General Banking Business Transacted  Savin-*:- Department���������Deposits liocoivod and Interest Allowod. '' <���������  -'        Drafts sold availalilo in nllparts of Canada, Unilod States and Europe      \  Special altoutiou given lo'colloctions. r     , '  ' , A. K. Phiith, iMuuuKor  Kootenay Loclpre No. 1BA. F, & A.M.  Tlie regular nicotinic aro hold in tbo  Jlaeouie Teniplo,  jildKullows Hull, on  Die tliliii Mondnyln  encli mon lh at 8  p.m. visitliiKbrolli-  ron cordially welcomed.  PROOUNIKft, Si:oKi:TAit  SELKIRK LODGE, NO 12, LO, O. F. ,  Meets every Tuesday  ovoniiiK . in ' Selkirk  Hall at -8 o'clock.  VimtiiiK brethren cordially invited to at-  " . ���������>   tend. '     ,  '  \V. W. ffOSTHH, N.G.       ������������������   J. MATHIK. Sko  Hod Hsso Uuki'Uii moots second and fourth  iTuoi-days of each month;,.While Ho-io IloKroo  mods'I bird Tuesday of each (|Uui-Ioi-, iu Odd,  follows IIall,~VlsltiiiK brethren welcome.  COOIC H.  Prmidcul.'  JIART,  Soorotary.  Cut Flowers, Floral Designs, etc.  BEE HIVES ANDJSUPPLIBS.'*  J -,.        FERTILISERS.    ���������  Eastern prices or less '  White labor.  ,' Catalogue free. '.,' (  Buy Direct���������Save Agent's Commission  ',IVI. J-HENRY,/"'  '.   3010 Westminster  Road; ' ���������  * VANCOUVER,   .   -.    ,i-'      B. C. ,  o ti   y - r i   1-   -  -.    i .. ^^  believer   in   the   re-  province ' being sufli-  cient to   meet all   ordinary' expendi-  tnres. and I am reminded  in ^this. oi  a   statement   made   by  a prominent  financier cf  Toronto; I".   JR.   Wilkie.  when he said that. "There was no pro  vinoe in the Dominion which equalled  in elasticity of  resources the province  of British Columbia."'     So, Sir, with a  proper administration oi our  departments so happily  referred to   by   the  honorable member for  Alberni,  there  would   be \no   neeel   of the increae-ed  taxation as proposed by this bill,  but  nevertheless, I am strongly in favor of  more specific  provisions  being  made  for the   maintenance   of   onr   school  Eystem.     The  Hon. Minister of Education referred to the intention of the  government to set apart a  portion   of  the public domain   for   the support of  our schools.      Could    the   honorable  gentleman   have  been sincere in thi?,  when the government has allowed   to  slip   from    its   grasp ejne of the mr-st  magnificent opportunities that could  have heen within its reach '!    Xnmely,  the   proper   disposition    of   what   'u  known   as  the  South  East Kootenay  Coal and Oil lands.     J venture to say  that if these lands   had  been properly  administered the basis of a fund could  have been formed sufficiently   to mee-t  the deficiency now required for many  yearfl to come.  If correct in my information it i.s  safe to say that a syndicate of capitalists stood ready to  I'AY SOME TWO MU/T.ro.V DOLI.AKS  for only a portion of these lands if  they could have been secured at the  time   they   were   anxious   to acejuire  ,   20th, CENTURY   ,f  BUSINESS, COLLEGE  VICTORIA, B. C,  SHORTHAND I* (  TYPEWRITING* ,  ���������<  TELEGRAPHY       " '     '  BOOKKEEPING  ARITHMETIC      .  ' PENMANSHIP", Etc.  Athoiough Dusinpss Training'.'  Arrangements for bon'rclinp;.  '. Canadian pupils.     , , ,   ...  ' "NORTON PRINTZ/Piincipal.*  /Revelstoke Coiiesponding Sec..,' ���������  - , ,-     C. S.vDext, v  or,   '  "  '' A'''  WOOD YARD  i  1 have started a-permanent Wood  Yard on Thiid stieet. With my past  experience I hope to be'in a position  to satisfy all ivquirt-monts of customers. ' Dry cordwood kept in stock and  supplied in any lengths at reduced  prices for cash.  , R. SAMSON.  IN THE SPRING  a young man's fancy lightly  turns toJiliQUglits.of ���������  Wc  Replenish the Kitchen for the Spring. ;  Make a Spring Cleaning.  , '     " .        .        ,    can sclfyou-HARDWARE..     J  NEW STORE. "NEW .GOODS.      ' BETTER PRICES.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE'CO:  ^ ������ Plumbing and Tinsm'ithing.    SawtMill Supplies..  TD.  J  G; A-   SCOTT,  Fashionable Tailor.  QELKIRK LODGE No' 12, I.O.'0,P.r  k5   '' "'- ' ,       .   .    ;  All.Oddfellows belonging to Selkirk^  Lodge   are ��������� requested'to   attend   on,  Tuesday next,   March 21st. r Business'  of itiipoitance.*-,      '.-^.  .    .  010..,. '    .TOS. MATHIE, Sec'..  D. ,MCCARTHY  Builder and Contractor;  '������������������ ���������'���������    JtEVELSTOKE.'-B'. o.* "   '" .'���������  Plans and  estimates furnished ,on :it.ltJ  kinds of work.  tl3'mai/  .,   J.    SAMSON,  Painter, Paperliaagep, Signwritep'  '      '    KALSOMINTNG   DONE.,,'    [  ���������r    Orders recive prompt attention.  Second strt'Pt,   r --    REVELSTOKE  Workmanship. . J Perfect  ' A Union'  Ma'de.^ ..A0'' A  G-ood  McKENZIE AVENUE R  Fit.  " '   Next  IIOWSON  & Co  iiREVELSTOKE; B. C.  --      ���������    ;.. -���������' . ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,   PROPRIETORS.     -*  Newly built.   '"First-class,in ever3'respect.    Ji\ll,m6derri conveniences  Large Sample Rooms.   '-   ' s ��������� , ���������    ���������  Rates$l.50 per Day.v      .*   * Special Weekly Rates.  Queen's Hotel, Trout-Lake," under same management.  When. You Want  '��������� -" ".Night or.day,     -r '������������������  Ring up Tel. No. 27  Stand at Union. Hotel.  J. M. McCallumf  THE CITY EXPRESS"  ;,   E;W. B. Paget, Prop.   ,  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER,      ;  Retail Dealer ln^  .iiTiffrffl?!?** " i<".���������  BEEF,   PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and Game1 in Season^  All orders promptly filled.  BEVCI QTfflfE " R     P   ' Co������'er   Dougla  HCVlLOIUM-,   D.   Ij.,   und King strcots  t  <L*. '%&%^*S%s*>'\^S%*>^ll,'%rt  PATENTS  ��������� ohtrilned in all co  P. BURNS &CO.  Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  after all Mr. Speaker, thero ia not very   them, hut, Mr. Speaker,   the   govern-  Trademarkr  and Copyrights  con n trio0*  ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  Registered Patent Attorney  Mcchanlral Attornoy find Knfflnonr.  Room 3, F-.ilrllcld filock, OrnrivilleHt.., nf-nr f'.O  VANCOUVER,   E.   C.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage :  ������^^asss-^Oalgary, Alberta  f   We are receiving-Weekly Shipments of  Choice DAIRY Butter,  in Small Tuts  'Jiint the thing for Kamlly Usa.        l  A  pontcanl  will f,eciiro an evening nupolni.  merit for thoio who cunnot cnll during tn������ day  ORIENTAL HOTEL  fLbly furnished with the choicest the market  fiffrjrds. J-Jest Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rales $r a day.     Monthly rate.  J-.   ALBEBT      STON"E      ^ItO^3.  GROCERIES  Our Stock of Fresh Fruits is complete  in every line.   Call and  examine.  Prices and quality to suit all.  BakersConfectioners  To Trappers  Raw Purs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.   B,    WELLS,  Exporter of Furs.  0.  antra THE KOOTENAY MAI L  THE SCHOO BULL  ment seemed  to' have a little school  f t  of its own to take care of. They had  'their own little Gcorgies, Willies and  Harry's to educate, so that ,��������� they  would beJrendy to,hold up their little  "hands all at once and all at'the right  ��������� ���������' time.     It  is a pity indeed that after  the many years devoted to perfecting  , our beautiful system;1 it should now  be spoiled by the inevitable' effects of  . this bill. Apart -from its general inapplicability, tlio. machinery for its  imposition       , ������,      ' , "  IS SIMl'JiY LUBRICOUS.  For instance, the proposed secretary  of school .boards is to be such a victim  of economy as to call for our profound  sympathy.     The wonder is, that, the  ' govornment*"cnn oxpect to find people  who have not more trespect' for themselves thnn to accept such a position.  , The people ' in { unmunicipalii'.cd  districts are paying the whole of their,  taxes into the treasury/at Victoria,  and for'which they enjoy nothing but  ' tho maintenance of  our  road  system  . and free education. '   Our'road niain-  -tctitince   under'.the   pre'sont,.govern-  ,nient is becoming sadly impaired and  take aivny free,education and there is  really nothing left e\-ceptiiig,r6f course,  a share-'in -the administration -of  < * justice. I- was very much'interested  in the remarks of the honoiable member for'Victoria-sitting on my left, in  ��������� the course of which he said that,*"The  ,   people of this country were becoming  over educate^." A - A ��������� '  -Well; Sir,- there is " perhaps   a   good  ��������� deal of   truth   in'such1 a statement,  -although it-is difliculfto ,tell "a man  that he knows too much or tell a  parent that liis child should be deprived , the advantages of superior  education.      There  are, however,' 'two  ��������� things apparent to my own mind, first,  that, parents oftetic,direct the education of. their childien ' regardless" of  .      -* '       ���������  the   qiinlific.itions' they . possess   for  ���������their intended   vocations  in' life, and  the ' second   is, that in   our common  'schools a child   of   ordinary   aptness  finished up the course af'the' age   of  say* 13 or 14. is too young-' to be taken  from   school     or   be '<��������� debarred    the  privileges of further education, so that  tbe-only recourse  was   tc * enter   the  high school,1 leading a   boy/on   as it  almost, invariably did, to the.acquir-  ' ment of a" profession and   in   a   great  many   instances'  to-* a.  pionounced  failure. ������������������'    .'-.-.' . "',*'*...  .My own idea is thai the standard of  OUR'rOMMOX SCHOOLS  might be advanced so'that a' boy or  young mnn at a more advanced age  c.'iild determi e for himself ns,, to  whether he If ad not been sufficiently  educated for the more ordinary spheres  of life'. There could be no doubt,  however, that our Superintendent of  Education, ;a gentleman of great  ability, was giving'his best efforts to  perfecting our system, and I would  not presume to" set up any very pro-  .nounced opinion against his long  experience and the study he was devoting to educational matters.-  The 'honorable , member for Newcastle was evidently much embarassed  in supporting this'bill, for after a good,  deal of see-sawing, backing and filling,  he concluded to* vote for 'the second  reading fur the absurd'ieason that if  "the Liberal party- got into power it  *��������� would inflict upon the people much  worse legislation. Such an argument  is unworthy of any, member of this  House.' The honorable gentleman  forgets that he owes to the Liberal  pifrty his own political existence, and  the verj seat he now occupies ��������� in this  legislature. He' forgets ' when he  throws this slur upon the Liberal  party, that he tramples upon the  rights and privileges the people of  this Dominion are enjoying today.  The Opposition in this House is  proud of its association with the  Liberal party and has every reason to  be, when it can look to those who  have accomplished so much towards  the prosperity of this Dominion in  the few .years they have -ruled at  Ottawa. We are proud, indeed, of  our great leader, Sir Wilfred Laurier,  who has so raised himself in confidence, affection and admiration of the  Canadian people.  I appeal to the government, in view  of the discontentment it must raise  among the rate payers of the province,  to withdraw this bill, and I appeal to  the Hon. Premier, knowing his sense  of right and justice, that it will not be  pressed to a conclusion."  RAILWAY  NEWS  ,       ' *1     tl 3  FREIGHT'CHANGES.    J  Revelstoke to be Consolidation  Point.     . '  The C. Pi II. has organized an entirely new plan of freight' distribution  for points on western lines, of/ quantities less than car lots. The idea -of  the new plan is to secure distribution  or delivery more, rapidly and with less  holding'of cars' and delay of trains at  station's.      ,' '        '  In carryingout the'scheme freight  will be consolidated as much- as^ possible, and cars sent*Ythrough to destination, if full, or if not to'the nearest  divisional.point by fust freight, where  the cars arc set off. Hero loads nio  consolidated aiid cars are then taken  up by the way freights and 'loads distributed to de.stiiintion. In this way  cars aro not delayed in transit, except  in making connection between tho  fust freight '-and the way, freight.  Rcvelstoke and Nelson will bo the two  consolidation points in this  province.  insdftll.  ON SHORE AND; AFLOAT.  ' The C. P. E. iiiive arranged to put  in an improved method of, handling  coal and sand at "Rogers Pass. The  system'is' known as the Mclfenry  patent and consists of an endless chain  aiid'buckets which raise the' coal into  an overhead hopper' from which the  coal is dropped into the tender.1 "The  plant will,be operated by^waterpower  and will result'in; a"great' saving of  labor, p A, sand elevator "operated'by'  compressed air'will also be' added."   *������������������'  ������, .        '     ���������      ' " -  About Rheumatism.  ., . ..   ..i  . . M i.i.h.i...  '���������There arc few diseases'that .'inflict  i'noref,tortiire than rheumatism, and  there is probably no disease for which  such a varied and'useless j lot- of -remedies have���������bceii suggested:',; To say  that it can be cured is, therefore, a  bold;8tatement to'make, but'-Cliamb*'  erlain's Pain Balm', which enjoys "an  extensive sale,- has" met with'���������great  success in the tre'atmentiof. this disease. _* One application 'of PaiirBalm  will relieve the pain, and .hundreds:of  sufferers have' testified to"-permanent  cure's'by'its use.-''" Why suffer', wl.en  Pain'-Balm affords such quick relief  and costs but a trifle?.- For sale by nil  druggists.   *--  ���������     -.;--. .  The Rathbone Sisters will give a  ball on Easter Monday in the Selkirk  Hall.  Hamlet k(  Eissrapore.  I saw "Hamlet"'play'ed.and adapted  , for Malays'.lit, Singapore. It was sung  instead of spoken,' and mostly to English *' tunes.' 'Hamlet.'* addressed tfie  Kliost to ' tlie. tune of "Her Golden  Hair" and kYllcd" PolonlusAo "Listen  to..the Band."' ' rolonius* addressed his  son'"-to "That's English, "t'ou JCnow,"  And,' with' the king' and queen, sang  "Mary Was a" Housemaid" to other  words. The ghost scene included thre������  ghosts, two. clowns and a bottle of  whisky.  . it  Coral.  . The red coral which is used in jewelry and which is known as, precious  coral is mostly obtained'In the Mediterranean, the Barbary coast furnishing tho dark'red, the'vicinity of Sardinia fiirnisliin-/-' the yellow, or salmon  colored, variety and'the coast of Italy  the rose i.iiik. It is also found in tha  Kud sea.  '  rtnilronds and Hacki,  We don't" know what there Is about  a station that calls for.a hack. Every  day women who curry market baskets  irom downtown homo and are proud of  it send for a hack to take them to th������  station; though they take nothing with  them   but a  little  handbag.  >��������� He  Aaked.   .  Papa (severely)���������Did you ask mamma if. you could have that apple?  Three-Year-Old ��������� Yes. sir. Papa ���������Be  careful now. I'll ii.sk m.-imiiia. Three-  Yonr-Old���������Truly, papa. I asked her,  but she said I couldn't have it.  ReiiMNnred.  Sick Man���������Am I to take all that medicine? Wife���������Yes; all of it. Sick Man  ���������There's enough in that bottle to kill  a donkey. Wife���������No, there isn't, John.  or the doctor wouldn't have prescribed It. " .  Adversity   Is  welsh friends.-  tho   only  -PlutP rtih.  balance   to  DrnfrflTed  and Robbed.  Jorklns���������Drugged and robbed! Why  don't .you have some action taken in  the "natter? Jobson���������I can't. I suppose the fellow had my permission.  You see, he was my doctor.  His  Slg-nmtnr*.  Paying Teller���������What Is your name,  anyway? Indignant Presenter of  Check���������Don't you sea my signature?  Paying Teller���������Yes; that's what arou������  ad mr curiosity. ���������  No  Chance.  Mrs. Jones���������It's ijueer that baby  ���������1'ii'sn't talk. She's almost two years  m!(1 und hasn't spoken a word yet.  Mr. .lout's���������I know, dear, but do you  ever givi* buliv a chance?  Do you waht to add  J $320 to your income ? ^ c  , Tt will only requira a fnr miautea ofyour tim* vnrjimy to euro $3x1 a year. Vou can  earn it iritli a Chatham Incubator. A No. a Chatham Incubator will hold from 100 to 110  ecgi���������according to size of ���������*������������. Eighty chicken! is a low avera-ra hatch���������users of Challinm  Incubators will tell you so. Chickens are always in demand and the supply is always short,  so fifty cents is the average prico secured. If you only take off eight hatches in a year, that  gives you an income of $j������o.������������. Wouldn't that extra amount be useful to you ? 1 Best of  all, you can buy a '  Chatham Incubator without one cent '  of cash until October, 1905    ,/     ������ r  The machine pays for itself many times over before that time. There couldn'tbe a fairer  offer than this, We ship a Chatham Incubator to you at once, freight prepaid by us, .ind  your first payment is not due until October, 1005. Write us to-day for full particulars. 'I Iiu  Chatham Incubators and Brooders have every aew improvement worth while in an incub.itor  -'I���������_ , or brooder. .The incubators  are made with tno nails,  1 cate within ca^e, of dry material that has been season, d  in our lumber yards. 'I licy  , are built solid as a rock and  . will stand any amount of  usage foryears. ThesooniT  you accept our offer thc sooner will the Chatham Incubator be earning profits for  you.  (      the . '    '.;  manson campbell  CO.,   Ll.MITUD '  .Ds.l*T,226 Chatham, Oni\  ���������'    '     -      *>  Manufacturers of Chatham  Incubators J*.n~d    Bro'-duts.  Campbell    Fanning    Mills,  and Chatham Farm Scales  Distributing Warehouses at  Montreal, Que,, Brandon,  Man.,<Calgary, Alta., New  West-alula--, B.C., Halifax,  N. S.     1  KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING  GO'Y,  Steam Printers  and Publishers,,  IR, IE "VZE.L S TO :KA:EC  r r  , , .      ,   .'- , .. . .;, ,  i"  The  prepared   Burlaps  bearing  the above, trade mark are reliable.  Hang easy, hold color, and have the,stamp  of quality made  in  assorted  colors.    There are  many -imitations  which  are claimed  "just as good," but there is-only one real FAB-RIrKO-NA.  Write for samples and'prices to  '        i 1 ���������     ' i  ���������LARCiE-CYLINnrOR PRKSS.  to do things betted today than they were  i' ' *        * .  done yesterday~r-better tomorrow than  today.   , This is the  key  to, business  f.* 1 ��������� 1 -. ���������  success;  CHANDLER AND I'KICE I'KHriS.  Quotations submit led lur Ihm-i ti-fl Tui.lli, .Shinglf "I ollini* Sulid Tooth Saws  and all kind*, ot repair \w.ik. JNI illmt-11 i-v. 1 \ w ln-n* aii* M-nding us "re,n-iit.  Im-ines*. after ONE tiinl. HOE BITb AND SHANKS in all sizes kepL in  -Uifk at lowest i-.iLf-*-. . . .  ,T,'I |[t   r.J     tf j .-   #-f      , '*( I >    V,   I ,  The Kootenay Mail.  ������������������'The Oldest Established.Paper-in"  l North Kootenay.  .  ' ��������� ' Subscription, $2.00-Per Year.     .    ,  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  Published Weekly on Saturdays by  .  c The Kootenay Mail Publishing* Co., Limited.  Steam Printers  and Publishers.  Dealers in c.  Printing    and    Wrapping    Papers   and  Paper   Bags.  Loose Leaf Account and Duplicate  Counter Check Systems.  Agents for Tengwell and Opalla  Patented Loose Leaf Files,  Ledgers and   Billing  Systems.  Illustrated Work a Specialty.  Phone-Number 13. '   P. 0. Box Number 70..  Our business is to supply you  with the most improved & labor-  saving", methods of keeping* your  accounts, and. details of your  Manufacturing Costs, Purchases,  Sales, and other records.  Our Loose-Leaf and Card Index  Systems are of the most  up-to-date designs.  Our combined Loose-leaf Day-book and  Ledger is one of the best things of the  day for the business man: It: saves  time, ensures accuracy, has your customers account ever ready, makes:  your trial balance easy.  Many times merchants are unable to make collection from customers because they do not have a detaded statement ready when the  customer calls for it, With this system the statement can be delivered  at a moment's notice.  Our Hotel Account Books have proved great  favorites with the users of them.  Kootenay Mail  Publishing Co  j  Limited, Revelstoke, B. C. TILE KOOTENAY MAIL  *  ���������'���������;  Zbe Ikootena^ flfcatl  I'UHI-ISIIKIl   -UTUKHAY.      .  A.    REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  ���������Subscription        -      ' S2.00   Por    Annum  AlJVKItTlblNli H.\Tl>:f> on uppl million  Changes in -.liindiiiK ���������iflvoilUuineiil*. must  1 "ue in liy ii a. in. Wiiino-iliiyofi'iivli week to  M'ciiio Konil ill-iilii}'. Minuling mlvcilNiiiK  iii.'iLlci' will licclmiigi-d ivt ice iiiiiunlli Willi*  oiu ('Mill chili ur '���������'(il' iiioiu ifiTiiiii'iil  ' nltcrii'Ion-, lliu nine wuupieil in milking  ���������.-iinu will 1,<-ulmigMl nt iiiii.il rules' '  'JOB I'ltlXTIXO proiniilly cxooulcil at run-on-  aljlc i-iiie*..  TKK.MS���������Ciir.li.    Subscriptions iiayiililu In ml  ,   vnnce.'  COHHICSI'O.SrUl.:N,C'|.:"invi,Li-(l   on iniaior*. o!  puhlli: iiilcie>-l.   Communications ito  Kill-  Lor   mii-l   Ik:  itcnoiiiiiiiiili'd   by   mime   of  v.-illcr. uul iiceci-sarily lui-pumlciitlon. but  n-evidence of goad fiut.li.   <Joi-i(i*.|ioiiilonut.  ��������� should b(; In-icf. ��������� '  'Wo request oup numerous roaclai-s to  '' fuvoi' us with theli' nsslstmico In  making tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho  most valuable rid voi'tlslng-modliim  'In tho Kootunnys by /giving- tlio  ppoioroiico when mulling- piir-  chuscs to those llpms who ni'o  pcK-uliu- aclvoi'tlsoi'H In tho KOOT  ENAY MAIL, '  should .-till be placed on the sotuh  side of tlio.truck. Alniofet the entire population uf the city resides  on the south pidu and At will  certainly be dangerous, that the  ti-fiflic of av rapidly growing' city  should be unable' to' reach the  s-liition without crossing'the ' track.  Level croe-ingK .-o ,-ituated in,other  cities have'led to serious fatalities  liy passing trains and the*-e������ can  hardlv be avoided.  D  It., Al (J IMI lf!ON,  *      .   IJ ISNTIST.  di i-iCi;,:  Till:  XKW   lAVWUKNOlO   III.O('l\,  McKenzle aVi'IHic. o  E  OWAKIJ A. IIAGOKN,  MINING   ENGIMIHK,  i, *  ���������(Mem. Amerlciin  In-tilulo Mia tig KnKliieor.-i  i     (Mom. Ciiiiiulinii Mining   ���������  liliilo.l  ,    ItKVKLSTOKE,  13. O.  ���������Examination of und  repot Is ou  Mincial I 'ro  ��������� , t-ci-Llcs n Specially. ',  II  ���������ARVKV, McOAIlTliH '    ,;      <   ,  ���������'-, ."ANID-IMNKMAM,  IIAHItlSTIi-ltS, SOLICITOUS, KTC.  ���������Okkicks :   Moi.ko.vb   Hank   Hi'.ocic,   llr.viii.  S'lorci:, 11. (J.    ,,   .  Money to loan. .  ' Ofllccs: Ucvolntokc, IJ. C; I'ort Steele, R. C.  '  ���������*  ���������Sko. S. McGakith,  A. M.   1'INKIIAM, J. AnHAKVKY,  Revelstoke, ii. C-    .     Kort Steele, II. C  JOHN   MAN.V1XG ,SCOTT    li.,A.'  L. L. li.      A  Baiikistku, '.Solicitor, lire.  'First Street. Rcvi'l.stoke, R.U.  t '* . ���������  ab'e.mootena^Matl  We congratulate the, JMcBridc  government on the course, they took  in turning down tho demand of the  ,C; rn ncl Trunk Pacific for a land  pi-ani for the section through this  piovincc. ' The next thing for the  government (o do is to cancel the  charter   which' the' Grand   Trunk  ' ii ''  has already purchased if the  British' Columbia, section of the-  road is not commenced within  reasonable time." Tho people,  through the government, have the  cinch and in "view of what hns  iilready'1-een attenipted (he government should not hesitate to  exercise it when necessary to protect the public interest, "iind they  will /ind the people will back them  up in that course.  ILABEp  SATURDAY,''MA Kbll   2*5, 1905  The   provincial ' school   bill   as  .amended" will "enable ��������� the city of  Revelstoke to levy =chool   taxation  on all su1 ui-lmii   lands  outside tl.e  ���������city. *"���������'!-  1    Complaints   reach   us  from Salmon Anii Hint considerable   areas  "."of government land   are   locked up  ���������from settlement by 'being included  .in timber   limits,   though   there  is  jlittle or no milling timber   on   the  land.     This is a grievance the l)u-  ipartment . of   the    Interior should  ���������take steps to remedy."  It is satisfactory that Reilly, the  perpetrator oi the bogus ballot  scheme in the recent dominion  ���������elections, has been punished. His  ���������a matter for regret that Reilly \mis  acting in the liberal interest, but  any such offender, whether liberal  or conservative, who daies to  attempt the falsification of elections,  ���������should be severely punished.  I'llISSS ASSOCIATION.  \\'e'heartily endorse the proposal  to take advantage o'f the Westminster exhibition -to   form   a   press  association for the   province.      At  1 >���������  present the pressmen are about the  only   body   of .men', unorganised,  and the.reason for that is  that in  the smaller towns there is too much  Eatanswillian journnlism, with the  result that local journalists, instead  of   being   friends,' consider   their  first duty is to devour oneAinother,  whilu'the public look on thc  warring factions   as' the-  pair of fools  that they are.      A    ivelNorga-nised  press association would do a whole  lotto1 create, a  spirit  of esprit de  corps among journalists and would  go far to induce them to extend   to  each other, the'.same gentlemanly  and courteous conduct they seek to  extend   to the public   with   whom  they come in contact.    When rival  journalists    know-   one ,/another  better they will find that theother  fellow ii not the awful blackguard  he has appeared during the  fits  of  vituperation engendered of business  rivalrv.  POLITICAL.  Walter Scott, "M. J'.,  for  West  As-  Mniboia,   writing   to   the, L. 0.,L. tit  Maple Creek, X. \\\ T., 'in   reply to a  resolution ���������  for winded    against     the  soliooljpiauses  in   the  autonomy bill,  says in part:      '���������]    fear that I ciiimot  agree tliiiTtho course you  favor would  bo light. ' '.ft  is-abundantly clear, in-  my opinion, that   confederation   was  formed on the compromise ,principle,  that to denominational minorities in  ..... i  such provinces as possessed a system'  of denominational schools at thc time  of'the union, thc guarantee should be  given on tho perpetual maintenance  ^such privilege." '   ,'  I'roiniur   rarer.t,   of   Quebec,    has  resigned.       , '' ' '���������,  /The new assessment act does away  with the exemption of .f-lOO on personal property. Taxation is to be : Heal  estate and coal lainl i'per cent,' wild  land *1 per cent, 'timber land 2 per  cent, personal property "j of 1 percent;  in come. $1000 'to $2000, .1 of 1 per cent,  $2000 to $3000 \ of *1 pe~r cent, $3000  to $1000 2 per cent, $1000 to $7000 3  per ecu t,( oyer $7000-1 percent. The  clause exempting ' paisoiiages and  clergy was struck out.  Sir William Muloek proposes the  dominion government take over and  operate the main telegraph anil tele-  hone lines and that the municipalities  take over, cho local telephone systems  and operate them in conjunction with  the state system. As it would cost  $3,000,000 to purchase the Bell' Telephone Go's lines ho prbjioses'thc government build its own lines si's this  can be done for much less-, than by  purchasing them..      ,  J. G. MACDONALD  ,' ���������       "       "  Great Improvements in  Store  and Stock.  J. G. Macdonald has extended his  store and greatly improved the accommodation for the public, . This has  been done by adding-the-room-at thc  back formeily used for warehousing,  and gives an addition of 25 ft. by'28  ft. ,11 ie now.portion is han'dsomoly  finished and fitted up for showing to  advantage the .shoe stock; for which it  is specially set apart. In connection  with thc new shoe room is a prettily  furnished fitting .room, where customers may sol ect and fit their pur-'  chases*,' ^������cy. The alterations to  the store were'carried out by D. McCarthy. Mr.' Macdonald is also adding fo his lit lcforni' department,  extending thc suit cabinets tho 'full  fength of the store and is adding to  ���������his stock which is most, replete in all  departments.  r SntlHfylitR Hi.*nrt nunprer.  , "The poor have hearts ns well' as  Btom.-iclis," saiil 'the proprietor of a  flower store the other day. ".Most of  my patrons, It is true, arc of the well  ��������� to do class,'" lie continued, "but quite  often I sell flowers to those whoso outward appearances are loud in proclaiming tliem poverty stricken. Ono day an  old'iicgro, clad in what gave faint evidence of having once been a khaki suit,  with shoes down at the heels and hat  in which tho .crown had long outlived  the rim, stopped here long enough to  buy'a twenty-live cent bunch of'violets. Ono of my,regular patrons who  no doubt never' has known want said  when ho saw this purchase:  "'The old fool!. lie'jieeds bread!  What right lias he to flowers?' .  "Quite likely none of, the bid darky's  family ever suffered, from'the gout, yet  I contend that those violets did,more  to banish the feeling of poverty from  his fireside than" all the food.lie could  have bought willi the (putrid'. There Is  a heart hunger that feeds only on sentiment, and Its gnawing is not always at  the breast of those'well provided with  this world's goods."     <��������� '  '  Kootenay Lodsre No. ISA. F, fe'A.M.  The roBiilur mooting!, aro hold in tho ,  Miif-oulo 'Toim-lo,  j-ldJi'dllowH Hull, oil  the third .Monday m  eauli month nt 8  p.m. VislI iur; bratli-  i-on cordially welcomed.  O.^. I'ROOUNlHIt. Sboiikta  LODGE, NO   12,1. O. O. F.     ���������  Aloels ovcry Tuesday  evciiint'    in    Selkirk  W.-U'. KOSTI5II, X.G.  nu  Hull ut, ' 8 o'clock.  Vihitiiitf brethren cordially invited to attend.     t /:  ���������    J. MATIIIB. Sko  SAILOR AND HORSE.  Por-uiiaster-Geneial Muloek is  ���������carrying on a progressive policy  which will meet with strong support. His iatest proposal is for  the government of Canada to own  the long distance telephone lines,  -the municipalities to own local'  lines by which means every farmer,  ���������every resident of a town or city,  will have telephone connection.  a PUBLrekx*j[s,ANCi-:.   ,  The resident? near the southern  boundary of the citv are complain-  inc, and with sood cause, of'the  filthy condition of the river bank  caused by its being used as a  dumping ground for the refuse and  tilth of the city. The shoot has  been allowed to remain full and  even dead animals are in evidence.  There are people "living right up  to  COMMERCIAL.  FINANCIAL  Marconi 'Wireless shaicliolders ..received 0tlieir stock certificates last  week. The shares are transferred  from Munroc's .private holdings in  the Canadian Marconi Company, and  are registered by the'- Knickerbocker  Ti list Cd., cf New York, but arc'not  ceiti/icd by the Montreal Trust Company who are tbe registrars for,Canada, though in thc case of a Canadian  Company this would appear to be the  proper proceeding. However, those  who took tlie stock from Mr. Robinsan  are' satisfied that everything is sill  right.  BANKING.  The Eastern Townships Bank, which  has had branches in the Bounduiy for  some ye.ir=, intends opening a branch  at Vancouver.  P. DuMoulin, accountant of the  Bank of Montreal at Nelson, has been  transferred to Kelowna. A. E. Taylor,  of New Denver, will be the new manager at Enderby" branch, which open?  April 1st. Mr. Cornwall, of Victoria,  the nuisance ground and it looks I succeed.- Mr. Taylor, and Du Moulin  very much as if the citv is not sat-iwin '"' *>i'ceeeded by H. 0*-. Fisher, of  isfied .with being free fiom anj Gr������nwn<yl branch,  epidemic thi= spring and want= tot ^** H* f;- Phipps, for four years  create one. There" should be no'reIler in che Rosslaiul branch, of the  dumping gromd *o close to reBi-f Bnnk of Montreal- was Presented, on  dences and it is the   dutv   of   the  his   departure   for   VictoiLa.   with  a  .     .   ,      ..     .,. , A handsomely engraved "old v\atch.    In  provincial authorities who control |      ,.       .. ".        T   _    ���������  r i making   the   plantation    J.   S.' C.  One of the best speeches made  on the school question at Victoria,  wa? that of W. C. Well?, member  tor Columbia. We reprint the  = peech as it offers: the true solution  of the problem, namely, the reservation of the valuable sections of  the public estate. Ihe revenue from  which shall go lo������.irds the cost of  ��������� education. This policy should be  adopted without delay.  that ground to stop its use for that  purpose.  ,   When the present river improve-  Hovr the  Rcllre'l   S**it' Cilplain   Mado  li ii   l'lirchiiHC.  ��������� In "Horses Nine" Sowell Ford'telli  how a retired sea'captain- bought ���������  horse. The story rims: As one, who Inspects an unfamiliar object- Captain  Bean looked dazedly nt Harnaclcs.' Al  the same time r.arnncles inspected ,th������  captain. Willi head'lowered to'" knet*  level, 'with ears cocked forward, doh-  trils Miilling and under lip twitching  almost as if he,meant to laugh. Bar-  uncles eyed hi** prospective owner.  - Captain Hcan squirmed amidcr ' tlio  Siize of l.ariiiiLlus' big, culm eye for ���������  moment, 'and then *"hil"ted his position  "What in tune iloe.*> lie want any  way, Jed?" demanded tbe'eaptain.  "Wants to git acquainted, that's all-  -cap'n. Jllfjlity Unnwin' ho-is. he Is  Now, some bosses don't take notice of  anything. They're jest naturally dumb ���������  ' I'lieii iiK'in you'll Iniii hows that seem  to know, eveiy lil.iincd word"you<say  Tliein's the kind oi'Miysses that's wnth  liuvin'."    ' *'._���������, i  "S'pose be knows nil the ropes, Jed?"  "I should say he did, cap'n' If there'*  anything that boss ain't done "in hij  day, Irdon't know what 'tis. - Near's I  can find out he's, tried every kind'of  work, in o'r out of traces, that yon  could  think of."  ".Must be home old by your tell." <-iu  gested tho captain. "Sure his tiiiiln'i*-  are all sound?"  , ,'      ���������   ��������� ' 1 '"*'  "Ouimo 'bout bis timbers, cap'n. bir  as fer wind an' limb you swon't find n  sounder boss of his use in tiiis count %  Course I'm not sellin' him  fer a  fom  year-old." '       ,  Again Captain Bean tried to look  critically tat the white horse, but oncf  more be mot that calm, curious rum  and the attempt was hardly a'success  However, the captain squinted solemn  ly over Barnacles' withers and,'re  marked:  "Yes, he has got some good lines, nn  you say,, though you wouldn't liardlj  call him clipper built. Not much slu-ei  for'nrd an' n leetle too niucli aft. eh?"  At this criticiain .led snorted mirth  fully.  "Oh, I s'pose he's all right," .quickly  added   the captain.    "Fact   is  I* ain't  never paid   much  attention to'horses,  bein" on the water so much.    You're  sure he'll mind his helm,.Jed?"  -"Oh, he'll go where you p'int him."  "Won't drag anchor, will be?"  "Stand all day if you'll let him."  "Well. Jed.  I'm  ready to sign articles, I guess." - ' ,  .The CtuiHtlu Curlyle.  ' J. 10. Boelini, the sculptor, once'met  Gladstone at a country house and was  Immensely Impressed��������� by tbe 'extent  and diversity of the statesman's knowledge,* lis revealed In his conversation.  *-Bochin-was=siilh full of the subject  when'the morning arrived for Carlylc's  sitting'for ,a bust, and to, the philosopher'the sculptor poured forth bis admiration for Gladstone's' intimate acquaintance with subjects so far apart  as gardening und Greek. , Curlyle'listened for a time in scornful silence;  tlibn he said, "And what did be say  about your work V'V "Oh, , nothing,"  said Boehm. "lie doesn't know anything about sculpture.". , "Of course,"  growled'Carlyle, "of course, and lie  showed his knowledge about tilings  ttaat'you didn't iin'derstund., ,No doubt  If "you asked Illackle he'd say that  Gladstone knew nothing about. Greek,  and the gaidcncr would tell you that  lie knew' nothing whatever of gardening."  Some Fnctn About Kid Glove*.  -Of course the women think that kid  gloves are miidc.out ofVtho'tanned skin  of kids. Manufacturers have their se-.  crets, and three or four names suffice  to .'designate all finished gloves, yet  those who know say that if all the animals which contribute skins could be  reincarnated it would "bo the most, remarkable menagerie ever exhibited,  and few known animals would be missing! Even the water'hns been searched  and nn attempt made to use-oelskiiis.  Coltskins from Buenos Ay res, sheepskins from the Cape of'Good'Hope, ox  hides from Calcutta, antelope skins  from the Kocky mountains and Mocha'  sheepskins from Aden, oil the Red sea,  are* perhaps the staples, but moose,  musk ox. llama, kangaroo, peccary,  water hog and many others lose their  identity when they reach the glove.  Hud llsso Dugi'uo niuuls -.ouonil iiml  fourth  I iiosiliiys of e.uili  iiiunlli; W'lillu lliho Dcbi-uo  inuc-ls Hub Tuosilay of uaoli (|iiiulcr, in 0<1<1  fdlow-s Hull, ;,Vi-.ii iuj. bruthrun wuluoniu.  II. COOIC10,       '   , T. IfAItT,         t'l-e-.iilent..-,'. '     Secret ury.  I,.  OISUvrLlIv-I.OpaE No. 12, r.O.O,L"\  All Oddfellows belonging lo Selkirk  Lodge"aiv requested |o attend on  Tuesday next, March 21sl. .Business  of impoi lance. . , ,  010  -_;v     ,.���������r;i j������ .JOS. M ATI If IS. Sec.  : D. IVFCARTHY  Builder and Contractor  ���������     A   JtEVELSTOKE/B. 0. .  Plans and estimates furnished on"all  .   - kinds ol'work.       ������ i:{|rn2t  J> S A'MS.O W     -  Painter, Paperliangeiy Signwritep  ��������� KALSOailNLNG   DONE.'  Orders receive pi-ompf .-itlen'lion.  Second (Str-eel,       -      REVELSTOKE  When ,You Want'  Night or clay, "*.   -  ' - '  ,A Ring up Tel. No. 27  Sfc'anaatijaioa Ho*fJel  J. M. McGallum.  ORIGIN  OF OLD SAYINGS.  Fraser. manager uf the liank, told of  his gf-neral popularity and hi*, great  capacity for meeting and winning the  ment.-. are completed the river iappioval of the general public. Mr.  banks will be a favorite summer * J'hippOie declared. w.i-j endowed with  resort for citizen? and.children and j "'.my sterling ,iliilitie= which could  the present course of the river will I n'}t ���������-**1 *-" ������'in for him 0ucce>a in any  become a favorite place for boatinp.'lie,d '���������"' endeavour in which he might  It should therefore be preserver!   in |embarfc.   Mr.   Fra������er expre������wl  d*-ep  an attractive condition.   The proper place for a dumping  ground   i.������  regret that ti t.ilu.i  ibi'.*  I the ^t.itl   wa-   Ieiivinc  \\'e are glad to -ee thc McHride  government have agreed to give a  better title to provincial timber.  Tlinti.- only right and ju-t and  --ticli a policy i������ al-o ncccf-pnry in  the beat interest of the lumber in-  tltistry.    Tbe proposed .-ixteen-year  the former phingle mill  where   the1  refus-e would be carried off by high ; the in.in.i-_'er  water, but better r.ull would be the  Itevelitr.ke.  erection of a de.-tructor for the con-    ?umption of city refu-e. j  meml-ei-  Ko.-sljtul,  but i  propln -ied that  lie-.v.,-.rid   win aucces-j  and t'.i-orat  rhe- cipital  city of  the j  jprounce     Mr. I'i.i].p- ,-  a  l.i.,the> of, ci)ll*ord,' Arlington.  IJuc-kingliain  the   fiujicri ii Bank at j  The   Honeymoon.���������Tor   thirty   d;iy������'  after a   wedding  the  ancient Teuton*!  bad a custom of drinking a mead made  of honey.  The Bridegroom.���������In primitive time������  the newly wedded man bad to wail  upon bis bride and the guests on his  wedding day.    Ue was their groom.  Sirloin of fieef.���������King Charles I., being greatly pleased wilh a r,j.i*-t lofn of  beef set before liim, declared it -good  enough' to be knighted." It has ever  fiini-o been called Sir Loin.  A .Spinster.���������Women were pioliibited  from marrying in olden tim-^s until  they had spun a full set of bo:!* fur*  n,*-!],!!-,"- on the spinning wheel; hein.e.  till iii.n-rieil, they were spinsters.  Cabal.���������This woicl w:.<=; -oineil in  Charl'-s II.'s reign and a:-';;''ed io bis  cabinet council. It wns made out of  the Initials of their names, which were.  Ash  ley, I.aiidf-rdaJu,  Snved b*r a Joke.  Students of Edinburgh university  wlio| could not'spell fell on evil days  wlieirI'rofcssor Traill, editor of n former edition of the Encyclopiedia Bri-  tannlta was nn examiner.  Ac-cording to Professor Knight's  "Recollections," Professor Traill one  day objected to a cundidate for graduation, who was n native of Ceylon, on  the ground of r.-Use spelling.  "Why, _ he actually spelled exceed  with one 'e!' " said he.  "Well," Instantly replied Professor  nenderson, who (illed the chair of  pathology In the university, "you should  remember that he comes from the land  of the Singiil-ese."     ' >  Too Mnch For the Dlnlnnce.      ��������� *  Racing men tell a story concerning  an overanxious horse owner and a particularly conscientious rider. The horse  owner had issued full orders as to the  way a'horse was to be ridden In a coming race to a small negro hoy, tbe only  rider ho could secure. Tlie original orders then were added to*, with provision!*: for all sorts of emergencies, until  tbe jockey became bewildered.  "Look yere, boss," the boy broke In  at last. "Dis yere race Is only one mile.  I knin't do all you done told me in just  one mile."  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop:1 t  Prompt delivery,of parcels, baggage,  etc., to any part of .the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken.  TELEPHONE NO. 7.  I  Thc excruciating pain*, chni.ictcria-  tic   of   rheum 'tism   and   "ciaticn   arc  quickly  relieved   by   applying  Cham-1  bcrltiin's Pain Balm.     The great pain I  ...    . . . .,.     .relieving power of the   liniment  has  lea.-e will give a i eat lire oi stability  been the surprise and delight of thous-  of t.tle  that has hitherto   been the  anda of .���������uifl'orcr-i.     The   quick   relief  from pain which   it  affords   is   alone  Rheumatic Pains  Quickly   Re-* FREE   FOR  lievcd' 'BOYAL CROWN SOAPisi  ���������weak point of  the   provincial tim  ber license s-ystem.  If it i.s at all possible   the   new  ���������station to be built by the C.   I'.   R.  worth many times its cost,  by al) druggist-].  For sale  Subscribe for the Mail find get  all thc news.  WRAPPERS  Mail us I') Royal Crown .Soap  Wrappers, and ue ;<,j\] ,f.nrj  free your choic.- ,.f r,v i 100  picture*; or for t'i wrapper-  your choice of over 200 book-.  Premium list -sent on application  The Royal Soap Co.,  Limited  Vancouver, B. C.  Sflimllfijii Inn   CnrvliiK.  Troin earHr-it tinn-s carving has received <.'if.it attention in Scandinavia.  On" sw-i evidence of tills In many Swe-  diili churi'lie-i. both In wood and stone,  dating ba< k inaiiy cfiilurlc").    In Stock-  in are mauy to be found, now safe-  j ly cared for In a well known museum.  , Some of theie northtfvn cliurcliei, nota-  , bly  those of lio'rgund and  lilttordal,  i aro quite covered with such quaint ornamentation,    Heyond such publio ox*  j presslon of painstaking labor ona may  j bco In almost any comfortably furnished  house wooden  forka,  spoons,  salt  boxes and platters,  but still mora attracting   attention   are  hug������  wooden  tankards,  and these will often  beu  close study both la de-alg-n and la execution.  Ills   Fall.  '"Speaking of bad'falls," remarked  Joggers, "I fell out of n window once,  nnd ll,e sensation was terrible. During my transit through the air I really  believe I thought of every mean act I  ever committed in my life."  "Il'm!" growled Jiggers. "You must  have fallen an  awful  distance!"-  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.  Retail Dealer In-^aann^*.   ,  BEEF,   PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season.  All orders promptly filled.  Corner   Dougla  and KinB streets  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  Mnlccii Ilcr Dumb.  Nodd ��������� What! Vou are out every  night until 3! Isn't midnight late  enough?  Todd���������I find that when I get hoiiio  al midnight my wife can tallc to me,  but when I get home nt 3 words fall  her.���������Life.  Uiluondon That I'nld. l  "Was It worth while to send your  four daughters to that', fashionablo  school V"  "Sure. One eloped while she was  there, and the othen came home engaged."        The Ornlimc*.  We are not in favor of pensioning  genluHPH. Tf this Is done, It will mean  b deathblow to the newspapers, for all  the newspaper men will quit work and  live on their pensions.  !   We ,u-e receiving Weekly Shipments of  Choice DAIRY Butter  in Small Tubs  ���������Iu*.t the Hi ing for (.'iiimly Use.  GROCERIES  Our Stock of Fresh Fruits is complete  in every line.   Call and  examine.  Prices and quality to suit all.  BakerssConfectioners  To Trappers  Raw Furs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.   B.   WELLS,  Exporter of Furs.  - Aj  to.  A-   f. 1  i OJ  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  s  Business Locals.  ������ Sweet 'Pea t'jseedAin,. Bulk at Bews'  Drug Store.-        '.*>���������'    ,  . .  '    .'   ���������  ��������� '       ' i  -    WALL'PAPER-at   Jlowson's  Fur-'  riituro Store.   .    '   ���������  '     . ' ,     "* >  t  Get.a package of Chloride   Lime at  ~ Bows' Drug Store.     "    '-' -  Kcad.C.'B.-Huine it Co's invitation  '���������to the ladies on   front   page   of   this  issueJ      '   ' -       '  -.     ~ -i  '    GO-CARTS!" GO-CARTS    for  tbe  -babfes at Howton's Furniture Stoic.  '  Passe Partout Binding  and  outfits  ������������������complete.���������Soldi at '  Canada ''-Diiig  Store.'      ' '  Take your wheel for repair tbMV. A.  Smythe. Full stock of fittings for all  wheels.     ���������  ���������' r  Zymole* Hair Food ��������� excellent  -growl li 'promote!���������Sold at.Ben.sJ.Drug  .-Store.  ,     .   ,-      "    ��������� A   .'" '  ^   'l-  .    There's-rio Better- Food --���������*��������� -  ifor'all than Clark's delicious Pork and  'Beans���������plain) witli Chili ,"oi Tomato  TtSance.   5 and ]0 ct5. tins. ~  AY. Emmons, M. E., which we 'published in the issue of March LSfch.  Extra copies of that issue inay;'still I e  obtained from tlie ofiice of publication  at oc. per copy.       , ' '  R. H'. Triieman will be in personal  charge of his studio'till end of March.  E. E. Adair-is building a warehouse  alongside the C. P. li.- spin on Second  Stieet. jtfr. Adair' has arranged to  open a,lumber ynid for .tlie handling  of Coast lumber and pioposes stocking  all kinds of edge "grain and kiln diied  finishing lumber. ' ,  S. McMahon has received*-,a cai of  vehicles and implements including'  Moline waggons, Suircy'".family carnages Fail child wagons, ploughs,  harrows, 'seedcis, , cultivators and  buggies.       v    (  ahiithday party. T. Anthony is a  brother of li. S. Anthony, foreman of'  the C. P.���������R. shops at Revelstoke.  ' Mr. Philips, manager of the Impeiial  Bank at Revelstoke,, went south this  week nn .t totu   of inspection   of  the  ink's branches. '"   , ,  JMi.' Spohn, of the Imperial Bank  stafV at Stiathcona, bas,been"mqved to  Trout Lake, and on leaving Stiathcona* was presented'by the citizens  with a gold watch.  ' Mr. Phipps, master mechanic of the  C. P.,R. for the Pacific, division, went  cist this week to bring.,his*fnniily to  Revelstoke, and will occupy the house  hitherto occupied by Mr. Temple. '  The'staff of C. B. Hume & Co.'s  store on Satuiday presented Mr..,and  Mr*. C. B. Hume with a handsome  wedding piesent in the shape of a gold  inod, initialled silver tea and coffee  eci vice, set in'a handsonie case. , '  *     - '. , ���������   p, .-  The dance at-the di ill hall Tuesday-  evening "under the auspices' of'the  Rocky Mountain R.ingeis,'was a great  ���������iticcess, and wasrlargely attended! The  music was provided by Mrs.' Lumb  (piano) and R. X.j-Dovle (violin).     , -V.  "f   , * 1"   -,w*iW *"       L ' *    1  Camp Mountain View/Woodmen of  the World, held a very successful At  Home in their rooms at Selkirk-hall  on Wednesday evening. ,A' program  was/rendered consisting of two quartettes by Messrs. Allum,' Barber,' Tag-  gart and Reid, songs by Miss Myrtle  Cathels'and MY. Haggar, and club'  swinging hy Dr. Morrison. At the  conclusion 'of.tlic~piogr.ini a dance was  held till midnight, when lefreshnieuts  weie served, after which dancing was  resumed and kept up till two o'clock,  at which hour a very successful entei-  tainment was brought to a close. /The  music was furnished by Miss1* Shook  and-Mr. Dovle. ' ' ���������  m  4*  ft  fi  *t  ft  ft  ft  ^OjaroB  xisr  oxxge&js i  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 IMITATIONS  .IT'S-EASY  your friends when you'caiibf-  fer them a cup of' refresh i no-  'It puts everyone in , the  best humor," and the minutes  fly quickly.'      , ( '''   . ' /  : l;  'A.?% ..   \ ' '       The Red Laid is the most  '^*:V  SCHOOL CLAUSE  . A Settlement Arrived.at. - -  ";l)r.   Chippcrfield'^hiia   ��������� taken ' t.l.e  J<-rooms in the Longhead Block  former-  JJly occupied hy ,li>r. Morrison.*"  .   . "       <*       ,       ,..    ���������'.  ' -.    JJanderine 'for -JJUndriift���������Sold   "at  *-.the Canada'-Drug Stoie.'  "It'will-pa.y yon' to go to Howson's  -ior piices of Tion Beds. A'large stock  Just airived. _ -.   ���������  Remember that on Easter Monday  -ithe Rathbone Sisters will give a ball  -jn Selkirk Hull.    Particulars later.  Smythe is putting in a silver- and  -.nickel plater in connection with his  JiBicycle Repair Shop. '    ' '*',  ;  C. B. Hume <fe Co. have their entile  ���������mew stock of dry goods, boots, shoes  -.etc., open for'your inspection. \  Electric battel ies and dry cells for  ������������������electric bells always sold at the Candida Drug Store.  . Big Stock of Saddles, Handle Bars,  "Pedals, Lamps, eveiything for the  '-���������wheel. JDunlop. M. it G., and Single  Tube Tires. ���������  a  "D. McCarthy, contractor, .offers, to  ftuild houses on easy terms of payment,  ���������which should be a good inducement to  ������������������home-seekers. '  Xcw stock Carpets and Linoleums  ���������at Howson's Furniture stoie.  When you want a' saddle <hoisc, a  rig. or carting'done,'send to 0.' Turn-  ioss's "livery- stables,, Victoria .Road,,  and you' will receive punctual and  lirst-cla'ss service. " -   ' ���������:'  S. McSrahon has imported, a magnificent, covered Sm ley c.uriage for C.  Tuinross's livery stable.' 'The hood is  moxeable, the \chicle beautifully  finiihed, and has two,double seats,  side 'cuit.iins 'and 'iiilibor sheet* in  fiont ' '    - '  C.'lB. Hume and Co. have learr.uiged  their house' furnishing depai tinent,  which they aie placing in charge of  G. Brock. This department, is being  ananged on the second floor, special  fittings having been put in for showing the ling** stock of carpets and  wall papers  Xo'w 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 shaiie. -  RAIL AND STEAMER.  hav������  *   The plans for the new station  not'yet arrived, - ���������   t  - Railway business shows considerable  falling oft' the last two weeks.  ., Pierpont Morgan and J. J). Rockefeller are "stated "to , be'purchasers of  Grand Trunk Pacific stock. ���������  '.Mr. Anthonv. sunt, air brake de-  paitmcnt., and brother of R. ���������*> S.  Anthony, foreman of  the  Revelstoke  Social & Personal.  this  .^Mechanics. Farmers. Sportsmen ! To heal and soften the skin  dind lemove grease, oil and rust stains,  paint and earth, etc.. use The "Master  JMeclianic's*' Tar Soap. Albert Toilet  'Soap Co., Mfrs.  Shoulder Braces, latest improved  .and very light, for men, women and  -children, at the Canada Drug Stoi-e.  The Muudiiy Lumber Co. have  ���������opened a general store at their mill at  Three   Valley   Lake.   J. "-Lane is in  ��������� charge.  Moscrop   Bros,   have   joined . the  Lawrence Hardware Co. and will have  charge of the plumbing, heating, and  . tinning departments.  J. Laughtoii, of thc   Union   Hotel,,  intends putting on a bus^ between the  hotel and station   and   is having one  ��������� -fixed   up   by   S.   McMahon   for this  .purpose.  W. Smythe is agent  for the   Cleveland,-.the   best   wheel     in    Canada  .'Rambler, 2nd grade Cleveland, $-15.00.  / Brantford, lieil Bird, and several other  ' 'wheels.    Cushion on all .wheels.    The  'Rambler fitted with Dunlop Tires.  Those interested in mining on  Fish  ��������� Crek should preserve copies of the  Kootinay Mail containing the excellent write-up on that section   by N  Mis. G. S. McCarter returned  week from a hip to Calgary.  Mrs. George arrived in the city  Thursday on a business visit.  Senator Bostock has returned home  from Ottawa for a couple of weeks.  ' Mr. Parhani. formerly of Revelstoke.  is again on a visit to the city.  Mrs. Miller, mother of Mis. H. J.  Bourne, is on a visit to her daughter.  Dr. Pioctcr has lesigned the Kainloops hospital and is leaving Kainloops.  The Ladies' Auxiliary of the B. of  R. T. will hold a calico ball on Mav  1st.'  ggE. Pag"t left Winnipeg yesteiday  on hi-*, return home fiom his lengthened trip east.  Mis. and Miss Te.nple will leave  first week in April foi their new home  in Winnipeg.  Aid. Abrahamson, who has been  su'Vering severely from rheumatism,  has .gone to Halcyon springs for  treatment.  The young ladies of thc city have  arranged, to tender Miss Temple a  complimentary farewell dance ,on  Monday night.  M. .1. Gillespie, of Vancouver, who  is an experienced accountant, lias  joined the stall' of thc Revelstoke Insurance Agency, Ltd.  J. Watson, foreman of the Paradise  mine in East Kootenay, and formerly  of the Lucky Boy at Trout Lake, has  gone on a trip to England.  The I'rco Press reports a large gathering of friends at tlie home of T.  Anthony, of the C. P. li.. machinists  departments at Winnipeg,,tu celebrate  shops.'was,a visitor   to  the  city   this  week. .... .-���������.-,  'ihe Grand Trunk announce their  intention of building a railway to con-  "nect their."Port!' Simpson* terminus  with the southern ports of the province.  The^ C. P. li. recently announced  they would resume" the> "Imperial  Limited in May tut it is now stated  the double service will not stait till  June 4th.  Roadmaster Newman started T. P.  Wilson's extra gang at work yesterday clearing the biush oft' the site_ of  the proposed yard* "extension in the  city. ' A'  It is 3tated the Harriman] railway  interests are seeking connections with  British Columbia through the proposed Coast-Kootenay road for 'which  McLean Bros, ask a charter.  McKenzie and Mann are pushing  their railway to Hudson Bay, having  ordered 20,000 tons of rails from England to make up what they weie  unable to procure in Canada or the  States.     , ' ������������������  C. P. R. officials are getting the new  station yards and station site laid out.  The plans for the station have not  yet anived. One result of the work is  to compel the city to shift it? electric  light pple line.  Tlie selling piice of C. P. R. stock  in the market is only $27,950 per mile,  including the equity in 5.000.000 acres  of land unsold, which, taken at- $3 per  acre, reduces the railway price' to  $22,950 per mile, the total mileage  being 9,100.  The Grand Trunk has acquired tlie  charter of the Omenica railway which  carries with it a grant in land, and it  looks as if what the G. T. R. .has been  unable to get directly in may get indirectly. The.company has also acquired the Bulkley Valley coal fields.  General Manager Morse, of the  Grand Trunk, left Victoria in high  dudgeon because the government  would not give him what is left of the  province and says his company will  now build entirely from the east and  leave British Columbia alone till the  rest of the line is finished.  Ottawa, March'22.���������The amendment  now made continues the principle of  separate schools hnfc.'only so Jar as it  '.lias,been acted upon. and , established  by,<,the Territorial, government. The  law which is to be continued is the  one now in existence, which was passed by the Territorial legislatuie, and  which has been 'in operation < for a'  long time witlK-apparcnt 'satisfaction  to everybody inlthat country... .*  The school lands clause is on-itted  altogether from the bill. Thc only  reference, to public monies in thc  amendment^ is "jn the clause   which  says that in the distribution oi inOiiey  which the legislature-may.appropriafco  for school purposes from time to time,  there shall be no discrimination between schools, .of any class, but that  all schools opeiating under the Territorial oidinances,, and complying in  all respects with local laws shall be  tie'ated alike.  ,-* A  I - From present appearances tlie Bill,  a- redrafted 'bv the Government, will  command the 'almost^ undivided sup-  poit' of- the  Liberal  members.    Mr.'  GRIP AND PASSWORD.  W. 0. IV.     ������������������ ijsrt-  D. B. Shook.cof Revelstoke,"deputy  consul of the Woodmen of the  World  has been in_ Golden   endeavoring   to  organise a local branch   of   the order  there,    * ,   ' ' '  . i '*���������  ! K. OK.I'.      ' "    -  At the meeting of Gold Range Lodge  on Wednesday M. J. Henry, was admitted to the third degree. '  < " 1.. 0. L.       ^'  Tlie local lodge of Oningemeu passed  resolutions of sympathy, with* the  widow and family, of .the late, E. F.  Claik,Avho uas a leading member of  the order,' The Joca) lodge also'con-  ctem'iiOil the proposed clauses of the  educational bill for the northwest, and  oideied a,copy of the resolution to be  sent to Mr. Gajliher, M. Vi> ,       *  '-  i " I. O. O. I''.'  meeting of the Selkirk  Lodge Tuesday the '/arrangements for  amalgamation of the two Odd Fellows  Lodges ' in the_ city were practically  completed.    - - " , ���������  ,  C^jtxr  At 'the  : WANTED'  LV1NG ROOM   GfRI  IV) i-1  Mail office  DINING ROOM   GIRL-.WANTED  lor Hotel.    ,A|i;iiy*.ui., Kootenay  Leightoh McCarthy will] oppose it  from'^OntarioJand M. Bourassa will  probably vote against it.fromJQuebpc.  With these exceptions the Bill will  likely have every vote on the Government side' of the chamber, J'and a  number from the opposition [side as  well. '      .  The Conservative Jparty^gathered in  to consider the attitude they should  adopt. It is understood the Opposition  will take no stand as a party. Individual members aie left free to follow  their1 own feelings on the question,  and the school clause will no doubt  meet with the determined protest of  the Conservative following from Ontario.  Ottawa, March 2-1.���������In the 'House  of Commons today Hon. Clifford  SiftorTaiinounced that. while he was  opposed to separate schools, yet he  considered that the amended school  clauses of the autonomy bills was the  best settlement possible under the  circumstances and would vote for  them.' '  Mr. Borden moved an amendment  that the new provinces should have  the exclusive power to deal with  education.  Chamberlain's-1 Cough  Remedy  the Best and^Mpst Popular.  "Mothers buy it for croupy children,  railroad men buy it for severe'-coughs  and elderly people buy it for la grippe,"  say Moore Bros., Eldon, Iowa. "We  sell more of Chamberlain's Cough  Remedy than any other kind. -It  seems to have taken the lead over  several other trood brands." Theie is  no question but this medicine is the  best tiiat can be procured" for coughs  and colds, whether it be a child or an  adult that is afllicted. It always cures  and cuies quickly. Sold by all druggists.  WANTED���������By Japanese," position  as conk, <n* siiiiil.ii   work.���������Ap-  ply'at Kootkn.-vy MVn.'ofliue.  WANTED���������The piu-iy who borrowed from ihu* lilu-.iry Sweetlaiul's  " Louse-Leaf ' Accounting",, to return  sameat. earliest convenience and oblige  The Kootenay .Mail Publishing Co.,  Ltd. >   ' ,  Notice!  The -Carpenters Union of  Revelstoke met hist Monday  evening and adopted the nine-  hour day, and submitted it to  the Contractors for their approval. ,       620  WANTED-A   GIRL   for   General  Housework. Apply D. II. Campbell, BiK Eddy Mill. -      im  ANTED KNOWN-'All kinds of''  loose-leaf account hooks,   card  indexes and .special  ruled,, perforated  or punched paper- mav lie obtained at*  the ICootexay M\ir. Pi-intiriL' Office.  Halcyon Hot Springs  j'a n it a. ritx m.  CARD OF THANKS.  F. Julian has arranged to put in a  100 horse power water motor to oper  ate his mill at Greelev Creek.  To thank personally or by letter  over -100 persons to whom one is indebted, is an undertaking of such  magnitude as 'to be witli dilliculty  accomplished:  Feeling therefore,- that sonic token  of my gratitude is due to those men,  all eontributars to the Rcvelstoke  Hospital, who were recently instrumental in getting up, with great  trouble and no little expense, a largely  signed petition, praying for my retention 011 the hospital stall', 1 take this  opportunity of publicly thanking'them  for. thc efforts they put forth to assist  me. That the petition did not accomplish its object, docs not lesson  the significance of that document, nor  thc good intentions of those who  signed it. Nor does it affect in the  slightest degree my appreciation of  the confidence and goodwill which  actuated the men to take up the pen  on my behalf.  GEOJCHIPPERFIELD, M. I).  mllE MEDICAL WATERS of Ifal-  J_ cyon aie the most^ur.it.ive in tho  world. A perfect, natural remedy for  all Neivous and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Sloinnch ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Feelinfr." Special  rates on all boats and trams. Two  mails arrive and depart every day.  Telegra .h communication with a'll  parts of the world. An experienced  niiissanger.        ...-., ������������������:.  Halcy-on Hot Springs  Arrobt) Lafa. "B. C.  WANTED���������An energetic and reliable iii.in to represent us at  Revelstoke and sui't-oiiuclinj* territory  and sell our H.irdv Specialties in Fruit  and Ornamental Nursery Stock: special  list for B. U. planting." Territory re-  served. Pay weekly. Il.indsome'out-  lit furnished free. Write for terms  and send 2.5c for our Handy Pocket  Microscope.���������Stone and Wellington.  Fonthill Nurseries, Toronto. Out.  ANTED-TO  RENT-For six'to  twelve months, a FURNISHED  HOUSE of from  four to seven   rooms.  Apply, -statins rental required, to "M,"  Office of Koote.vay Mair.. onto    '  T Y P ESW R.I TERS.  FOR SALE���������One Secondhand Empire Typewriter.  One FranklinJ'Typewriter,  Rood as  new.    Easy terms if required.    Apply  to Koote.vay -Mail Publishing Co.,  Ltd., Revelstoke.  SPRING IS COMING  You should plant your,'  GARDEN  You want  QCCHQ     ���������*'*  due selection of D.  OCCUO. M. Kerry & Co.  and the Steele Mriggu celebrated seeds, consisting of  Bcel, Carrot, Lawn Grass,  Tumi]), Radish, Peas, Beans,  Corn, Herbs and Flowers.  WAH   CHUNG.  J. Muloy's KrcHh Grfionliouso Vog-otitblos.  Also unod st-nclc nT Groceries,' Hoots nud  Shoes aud Cloth lug, ���������     '<   .    .  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good,Goods in ail  Branches.  Priiilini'S and  Wrappings in roll and  flat  UrilK Papers  Confectioners, Grocers ,-uul  Millinery  EiiKS  Office.   .Stationery   Papers,  ruled and  plain   .  Loosi! Leaf Account System P-ipers   '  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 Gents Visiting Cards print- ,  i.'d in latest, styl-'s  Iliisiness Cards ih great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Co. Ltd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  REVELSTOKE, B, C,  I (     /  *  '. *���������  Clocks!- Clocks!  > r   ���������**      -. .  ���������'���������8-D.iy, Half Hour   Stiike,' for'  ������1i 1.00 only. " Limited  Number.  J. G-uy Barber THE KOOTENAY MAIL  MINING MATTER  CAPITAL FOR CARIBOO.    '  'Quarter of Million to be.Ex-  , pended by Mr. Hobson's  i      ;        Company; ' ���������  ' .1. IJ. Ifobson, general   manager   of  v'tlie .Cariboo 'Consolidated   Hydraulic  .Mining company  and   vice-president  '   'of the Provincial Mining .Association,'  Jias ictuined fiom. a month's' trip  to  Ottawa and Toronto,  f'.Mr. Hobson's trip  east  was for the  .purpose of visiting the  head oflices of  tlie company and  aaranging   for   an  increase of capital   to   construct   important  hydraulic  extensions  to thc  ���������company's plant.        '  ' The capital needed for   the   undertaking amcunts   to', .^2-15,000.'     This  will provide,for the. bringing of  2500  ' jnincr's'inches of water from   Spanish  Ijake.     The undei taking involves the  "construction of fifteen,miles ,of canal  at a cost of .fllOOO ]isr mile; thc laying  '   ������of 2*")0() fcot of forty-niiic-inch pipe,'at  .acos'uif |20,6()0,  'and   S000   feet 'of  forty-iiii-h    pipe   crossing   the   south  Operations will be stinted imnied-  iati ly at the.Revelstoke it McCulIough  Creek Hydraulic Co.'s ground, as , the  foreman and seven men left the city  this week for the property.  ��������� '"Mining is' looking up in South  Kootenay. The War Eagle and Centre  Star are increasing their forces and  expect to employ 500 men shortly,  wliile Ro-sland is full' of representatives of capital ''seeking mining investments. ,  Jn an interview with the Free Press  ,\V. I-L Aldricli, manager of the .Trail  smelter; ��������� said mining prospects in  British Columbia have never looked  better than now;' thc smelter running  at its full capacity and ���������>i busy year  looked forward to.  certificate of the same having been  duly made and subscribed,: "1, A. B ,'  trustee elect, for ��������� thc Victoria (or, as  the case' may) school district,' do  declare that I am a British subject,  possessing the qualifications by law  required, and that I am not in'any  way disqualified from holding the office of school trustee, and 1 have net  nor will have while holding ofiice, any  interest, directly or indirectly, in any  contract or service's-connected with  this school board. I havo not, by  myself,or-any other person, kn'oiuiigly  loose-leaf  a   Accounting  ������n j , r  Some Hints on its Utility.  . i.. .  Thc.loO'se-leaf idea is vapidly gaining  favor among retail merchants, hard-  wa e dealers, commission houses and  en erpi i-.ing concerns, which are'not  yet large, but pushing out for new  ���������busines-. The loose-leaf ledger' is  esp chilly adaptable for these firms,its  LEGISLATURE.  The School Bill. ���������  A number of amendments have been  incorporated in the bill. One'to give  the government power to enlarge the  boundaiics of, city school districts,,  also that "where any .territory lias  been included in a city school district   such   territory   for-  all   school  .1. B. IIOl'SON, M. IC. GKV1. MAXAG liK   C \ KIB'X), CONSOLIDATED  fork of the Quesnel River, at a cost of  !)iSO,000. These items, together with  cribbing and a dam at tlie outlet of  Spanish Lake, will bung the cost up  to $2-l.").0OO..  "This amount, Mr. Hob-on stated.  had all been subscribed , among the  principal stockholders in the East.  The actual construction of this huge  water system can nor be commenced  until the snow is on the ground next  fall, as it would be , impossible to  transport the material 'over the  ground.  Despite the lact tiiat the preciptia-  tion was much lower th.m expected  during.the past season and the wuter  supply ^consequently limited, tlie mine  produced #S5.936,.30 in gold.  DRIFTS.  'Canada is coining to the front. Ore  from the State.- is now being sent to  Trail smelter for treatment.  pin poses-hall oe deemed to be'united  to such city, and all property situate  in such territory shall be liable to  assessment for school 'purposes, in the  same manner and to the same extext  as if'the same nere included in the  limits of the citv municipality."  Under the head of provincial aid,  the per capita grant to cities of the  rirst,cla=s was changed from if350 to  ?3C0: in cities ' ut the third class the  grant *.\as increascd^from ?420 to $465.  The per capita gr^nt to rural schools  was raised from --M-iQ to .*-tS0. and the  basis of payment wa.- changed as in  the case o: city schools.  'Ihe following was inserted as section 26 : --Eiery person who shall  ha\e beer, duiy elected trustee shall,  before taking his seat, make the following declaration , before any judge  of the supreme court, or a. judge of  any county comt, or before a ju.stice  of the-.pf-.iCL*, and shall procure from  such judge  or  justice  of   the peace a  COLD JBRfCKS IN MELTING BOOM OF.CARIBOO CO.V. MINE  employed any .bribery, corruption or  intimidation to gain my election,and I  will faithfully perform the duties,'of  my ofiice, and I will./not allow'any  private interest to influence niy con-  duct in school'matters. '��������� ���������    ',  SEPARATE    A-;  A   SCHOOLS  '     ,   ,- .",i ',    i '   * .i :,'. )  t     ���������     ���������   ,-\    ������  Do Not.Exist, in Territories in  Usual Sense.  (Free Pru0s)     , ,    '' A  Irftlie'cliscussiou of the educational  features of the Northwest -bills, the  public must not overlook the factthat  the separate schools ,in .the Territories  ���������theie are ten of them all told in an  area of 500,000 square miles���������are not  separate =chools as ive know them in  this province. Thoy *. arc not. even  separate schools'in the Ontario mean-'  advantages over other, ledgers being  the ��������� rapidity with > which ".the sheets  can be inscrted.or removed. By simply  piessing a thumb spring the covers  many be opened at any point providing, for an instantaneous 'change 'of  sheets ",6n ^losing, Abe' covers' lock  automatically, holding the'sheets hi  alignment and'very securely.  When accounts, icccrds or informa-  r C. , ��������������� ,.  tion in thccurrint ledger is no .longer  useful for  the n asmi that  it has been  superseded) accounts  have  been, paid  or become outlawed,  etc.,   these pages  are removed to a transfer, ledger, where  they hold the  same  relative  position  as in tlid current  ledger, thus making  them easily accessible at all time's. -  The current ledger is self-indexing,  that   is,   removable   index- or   guide  sheets   are   distributed   through -the  *  pages of the book instead of ��������� being  gathered in the front or back. This  does away -with tbe necessity of refer;,  ring* to a separate  imiex to jocatc  an  /:J  What Do These Figures Mean?  {TYPEWRITERS ARE SOLD AS FOLLOWS:  i o-*-  .UNJTJSD STATES; CANADA  , ,-*      $ 97-5?" $,122.56,  ......      ���������....'.. .IQg.r 5P   ,     12 2.50  Remington. No. ,6 "     -     ,-'   A  Smith Premier No. 4,       -'    '' j_  , Hammond No. 2 -     , - *'  New' Century Calisrraph No'. 2 .  D nderwoocl No. 4. "'.-' - ��������� '  OLIVER No. ir ! -'     '-,''  t <n    < -        ,  This Saving- of $25 is effected  because the Oliver is; manufactured in Canada.  "i 00.60  125.00  100.00  127.50  \ 97-50 ���������  1,2 5-. 00  97-50  '   97*50  The Oliver  ���������?><.  is an expression of the modern  demand:for a typewriter that  1 will meet the, most strenuous  business conditions.  ;   .     IT IS USRD BY:- ^    *-'  Canadian Pacific Railway Company    .*  -     ,.  Grand Trunk Railway System    -  The Massey.-Harris Company  The Carnegie Steel Company -        -r  ��������� The Westinshousc Industries  ,0  Thc McGill University, Science Department  The Montreal Witness' -        - -  and, many others  over 50  over 40  over 200  The record of the Oliver has  never been equalled.  \K  OOI.I) BKICk'.S  VAlAF.l) AT $11,700 and .I'M ,800 KKSI'EOTI VNfiV  Rf-ceivcd liiit fall by the Hank of Commerce, '-'ancouver, from  the Cariboo Consolidated Mine. <  CAKJIJOO CON.SOf.IDATfCi; MINK  !inif of rhe- term. Tin. chinch does not  control them in any manni.-r, shape or  form, ft cannot train the teachers  for them, ft does not .'elect the school  txioks that are n.-'cd in the cchool". ft  has nothing to -<ay with r'j-.poot to the  iri-pcction of the -cho'iln. Religious  in-jtruction i.-i prohibited tmtil 'I'M;  nnd after that hour pupil-j cannot be  compelled to -stay unlce-* their parenls  desire it. 'The Jolc privilege which  the minority has is that of -nipporting  out of their own pocket.* ������������������, school  which, in its conr-ie of Indies and  teaching, exactly duplicates the public  -school distant perhaps ������ quarter of 11  mile.  account. The self-indexing feature  bii-.es a great deal-of time in posting.  The first cost of the loo-e-leaf ledger is  more than otl'sct by thc ultimate saving in bindings of new ledgers as well  as the time and trouble saved in not  having to periodically open new books.  Loose-leaf ledgers arc perpetual, and  are put up in liny si/c of bindings and  patlcrii of niliiigs to suit tlie customer  by thc Kmrir.SAV Maii, J'uiimbiiinc  Co.mim.vy, Kcvclstokc.  Head LL Ii. Ifumc   &, Co's advt.  on  front, page of this issue.  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  *Re*Vel4?tof(e.  Agents, -*'  THE.KOOTENAY MAIL  jr i     /  ���������������) ft  THE STAGE.  ���������      THE HAROLD NELSON.  * '*,  The Harold Nelson .Company again  appeared at the opera house Thursday  in "Richelieu." There was a good  house, and the performance ' was  -attended with, the excellent acting  characteristic of this company and its  talented leader. Mr. Nelson is at his  best as Caidinal Richelieu, and was  strongly supported by Miss Scott,  Clifford Lane Bruce and'W. Yule.  Last night the company repeated  "Paul Kauvar," nnd left today for the  ��������� south.  Mr. .Nelson goes to New York to  select new plays for the coining season  and on his return will no doubt' have  something.attractive for-- his future  visits, which arc so , thoroughly appreciated and , so popular, with ,the  threatic goers.-'  A STRONG ATTRACTION.  Commencing  "Mpnday   the Rusi-ell-  - Davis Company will/begin nn 'engage-  ���������. ment at tlio RevelstoketOpera  House  lastin<r'one week. l , ,' ���������     \  , , Shocked  IHh  .\r.tlon.  'A somewhat striking  story  ile-iliiij-  with   the   now   obsolete   conventional  suicide,    "liarikiri",  or    "liappy    dis-  pidcb," once common in Japan, is tokl  by    (lie    French    Admiral    Gourdon.  'When be was a young man he had a  comrade who, having',1 assisted  in'the  organizing of the Japanese navy, was  subsequently raised to the'rank of ad-  .linraljn that force.   He took the part  of'the tycoon against the  mikado, in  the   revolutionary , war1'and, ; Inning'  been captured, was tried by c-ouit martial and sentenced to death, which in  those days Implied  "liarikiri."   When,  however, the fatal hword was prci-ont-  ed to him he flatly refused to kill himself and declared that if he was to die  'somebody else must kill'him. "Threats  and entreaties'alike proved unavailing.  'He 'resolutely refused    The whole of  Japan was scandalized at such Immoral behavior, which, however, saved hi*-  life. . The  Japanese   poniii   code, had  never coiitoinp' iled sucl. a conllngoiu.v  as a man  inhuman  enough  to  ret use  the "liarikiri." and. in the end "he \v.i-.  bhnishe'd   from   the   country   and   returned to France.'  . CERTIFICATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE. ;  Meadow. Skylaik. .Shnkeapcarc, Bonn. J;,-u  cnporl.md Rullnc-ininer.il claim-, ~ii.ii.ui.* iii  thc Ai to*.-. Like Mining Pm-ion of Wl-l Kyoto*  nay District. Where located:���������On head of  Mineial creek, -i tributary of Cariboo cieek  Anowlake Muling Uivi-ioii, West JCooienav  Diotuct. ��������� .  TAKE NOTICE Dial I,-Kiederick R. Block-  bergcr of llo���������land. B. C. [Yfcoided owner of  thc above named clainiaj free miner'*, ceilifl-  cate Xo. n57.1!)l, intend. *.i\l\ dnye,froui tlie  date hereof, to npp'j to the mining rccordei  for <i eeitilicate ot iPipro\emeiit=, for ilie purpose of obtaining a Gioun grant of the abo\e  claims ' ,  , And further take notice that, action, under  section 37,   mn-t   be  emmenced   befoie   the  ie*,u.uicc of -uch certificate of improvement-. '  Dated this 10th da> of Januar-t. .V D, ISO'S.  Vi i ,    l-VIt. BLUfcKHKHGKR.  iJE-ST.   1877  INC.   18 98,  NOTICE  , Your   SIiikIoat.    , '      ���������"  ��������� "May your shallow never grow 'I*.*.*,-'  or "be less."' That is a familiar *s,-ilu-  tntlon. The origin is dim. but may he  as" follows: When persons have nii'ile  certain progress in the black tins they  are compelled to run through a sub  terranenn hull, with the evil one afler  them.- If' they, run so' last that his  Satanic .majesty can c?atell'only lheir  shadow or'part of it they become lir*-t  ',rato' magicians, but lose cither all or  part of their shadow. The e.\pre.ssiou  meaas: May you, escape wholly' and,  entirely from the clutches of ihctoiil  ��������� fiend. ' "*  '   It is ..well  known that afler n   man  reaches the age ol  about  lifl.v-livo, li'-i  .stature   grows  *.litiru-r:   then l.uc   h!s*  shadow  must  be le*>*>. ' To  -...\.  "May  your shadou neier grow loss/ means.  "May   you   never   grow   older"  .  NOTICE is hereby Biien Unit I in lend lo .ip-  ply .it next meeting of ihe Licensing Commissioner-* for a tr.in-fer of tho licenfo ol tlio  Arrowhead Hotel, situated .it Arrowhead, 13 C..  to John Gale-,   t r '  '    E  J. KERR.   '  Arrowhead, Feb. 17th, 1'JO"). ,    '      'b-IIinri'  iii^^iiiiiiiiiii  "'**    "EMMA M.\RIE  "With   Russell  O.fvi  DAVIS.  ���������   Company.  ' " The opening play will be tbe four  sict rtir.il comedy, "The .Ptinkin Hns;  J1 iker," from the pen of Lawrence  JRusscl, author-of n _ "A Mi'lionaiic  'Tramp," ''Autumn Leaves," etc.  LUMBERING.  GOOD PROSPECTS FOR DUTY.  ,The Northwest Market   Promises Well. " -  T. F. Pateison, the well-known  Vancouver lumberman, says a large  majority of members of the Commons  ���������favor a duty on lumber. In coming  Tthrough the prairie be investigated  ' -conditions and found that American  lumber was not sold to the settlers a  -cent less than the B. C. price list, and  -the only men reaping the ' advantage  ���������of the lower prices c*n American lumber were the dealeis. He considers  the market in tlie northwest in^ex-  ���������.cellent shape for taking the cut of  .British Columbia during the coming  ���������-season, and expects the prairie to take  100,000,000 ft. to 120,000.000 ft. of our  lumber this season. American mills  .shipped in there 100,000,000 v feet last  season. Mr. Paterson also, thinks  Ontario could, in the event of a duty  toeing imposed, take 50,000,000 ft. of  large dimension timber from this  province, and the C. P. R. can deliver  it ten days quicker than the American  roads.  Tlie   Nnnie  ot London.  The old name foi the cil.\ ol London  was Lyndon ot-J-lynden. nie.tnini.' 'Hie  city .by' the lake " An -old ��������� tradition  gives us lo understand, that London  was founded hy Unite, a descend.ml  of Aliens, and that it was first called  New Troy or Troynoiant. In the,time  of Ltul it was suriounded'by u wall  and was then known as Lull's Tovui..  orpCier-Lud. Tins" latterMis jiiobali'i  the correct version "of thp'orisiti of I'n'  >i:ame of London il l'oi\ iio'iit-itM-'ii-'i  son because it is such an easy 'mater  to delKt :i s..:iil.int,\ f between fln--i'\  pressions Loialon ^.uiil .Lud's To-vn. 'Ii  is claimed by sonic writers that th'-re  ^,is a city on the present ������itp ol L.ni  don ip tin- y.':ir'���������I 107 H C'and il is  kno-nn that the Itomniis loniii'i'.l a i-it.v  there ;iik1 called it Londinium in the  year GI A.'D.  I.  "T.We'can do nothing well witl'oi't  and a good loiiscience, w li.eLi" is>  irron'id   of  Inv     '*  Que--*������   He*-*--,'  Wnnlpolic.       \  Koyal aim ils h.ne never i-ccudcd a  more Mineil and extensive waidrolie  than th it which belonged to Ihe "\ ir-  jrin iiueeii "( Even at the aAo ot -=i\ty-  ciirlit when" she. might be supposed to  have outlived her youthful vanity, she  possessed 99 complete official costumes, , 102 French gowns, 100 robes  with trains anil-07'. without, 126 .,antique dresses. 13G bodices, 125 tunics,  not to mention such trifles as 90 mantles. S."i dressing gowns and 27 fans.  It is possible that she had an ugly  foot, for she possessed only nine pairs  of shoos, which, considering her extravagances in other articles of ap-  paiel. must have some meaning. At  her death' 3.000 articles were found  duly catalogued In her wardrobe-which  hud adorned her proud person.  CHIPS.  The Yale-Columbia Lumber Co. intend installing one of the best mill  plants in the west at Cascade, where  they are putting in a double-cutting  band mill.  F. Julian has arranged to put in a  100 horse power water motor to operate his mill at Greeley Creek.  C.'F. Lindmark returned from the  coast Wednesday and expressed hini-  'self well satisfied with the interview  between thc lumber representatives  and the government. The government promised to extend thc licenses  to IG years with a ten cent increase  in fees.  The   EITeet  of  I-mictuntlon.  The following lines, found in an old  hook, improbable us they may seem" on  first leading, lose'all their improbability by inserting semicolons after the  worci.s in italics:  I saw a ctourf begirt with Ivy round  I paw a sturclv onk creep on the ground  1 s.u\ an mil swallow up a whale  I saw the boilingfitu brimful of ale  I s.-in-,i vial (//im fifteen yards deep  I siw a ncll mil of man's tears that weep  I taw a man's, wei all in a llame ot fire  1 saw a hoii'.c high as the moon or higher  I law tlie i-uhanl 4101 even at midnight  I   saw   .1   man   who   saw   this   wondrouj  sight.  ���������Pathfinder.  9 Now-is the time to got your wheels  fixed.   Sec  Wilkes about it.   He has  all tlio latest appliances to fix up your  ���������wheel in first class shape.  Muple  Saarnr.  It Is said that the first sugar ever  made in Vermont was made In Bennington In March, 17G3, near the log  cabin of Captain Samuel Robinson,  the first settler of the town, who came  from Hard wick, Mass. The sap waa  caught in short logs hollowed that  held about a gallon. Many pounds  of sugar were made and a liquor cask  full of sirup.  A  Sadden  Question.  Professor Jowett was at a dinner In  London. Ho said to a young man who  was one of the guests, "What was the  saddest event iu history?" The young  man, much taken aback, stammered  out,."Robert Elsniere." "No," said the  master, regarding him compassionately, "it was the death of Falstaff."  Vnileratuiidlnar.  ' Applicant (for position as cook)���������  How many afternoons out durin' tha  wake, mini? Mrs., Highemore���������Well,  of course you can have every Thursday, and��������� Applicant���������I'm aakin' ye,  mini, how many* afternoons out y������  want yersllf.���������Exchange.  .���������' NOTICE.'  "VTOTICK IS HEHKUY GIVEN that lliu  J_> undei signed have .submitted to Ihe  l.,le^Itcll.ua-Go���������,Cl!lOI��������� in Council, n iiioposil.  under the, |iiom������ioiii. of the Vlfivui- and  Sticnin*. Art." for clcminguiiul reino-i nig of  obetnictions fiom F0-.U111II (Jieek. We-t Kootc-,  nay, and for making the -.inn- lit foi infiing  and drmiig llieieon of log-, umbel, lunibei,  rafts and craft-, and foi creeling aud maintaining boom-, for holding, foitingand deluding  log-and tiiiibei brought down =.iid 1 her. nnd  for attiK-lung boonir, to the -hoioof -aid urt'ek  and .linra Lake for -aid pnipo-is.        .,   ,  The land-10 be .illeeted by -aid woik aie  Ci o������ 11 land-      -'' '       ,  The late of lolls propo-ed to be cluuged ate  such as, maj be lived b> tliu .Judge 01 llio  County Com t of ICootenay.  Dillud February A5lli. 1UN.5 "  Glln2l f 11IC! Ui:ND LUJIBHIl CO.. LTD.  .<.,  NOTICE:  To'riioma������ Sv.,'eney, or any pei ton or pei-011s  low limn he niny huiu assigned lu*. intere-L in  the .Moiitgoineiv.ind Eiiiekr. elainis-ltu.ite on  Canyon Ci eek* on tho north side of Dounie  Cieek 111-the llig Ilend, lie\ elstoko Mining  Division of \\"e,-t ICootenay District, Kuusli  Columbia: .       ,.  Youaio hereby.-notitlcd that I, the undersigned, lime expended for jou ,llie -um of  SOI.25 111 .labor, lnipioveinenls and lecoiding  fees upon thc <-aid llonlgonii ry, nnd Kiuck.i'  uiiueial, claini-,r 1111-ei tne.piou-ion- nf iiu  Minci.il Acl. and it, uitliin' iniic-lt da;.- from  tin- dale of llu- not ue jou fail or n fuse to con-  tiibuie the -ifoie-aul -um, logeilici wiih ail  co-is 01 advertising, jour intcust 111 the -aid  minci.il claim- mil bi-conu- the inopeiiy of  the undeisn-'iicd under -ci tuiu I nt ihu "Act  enlitltd an Acl 10 An end the Mineuil Act I!L0.  Dated tin- -ixih dnj of .lauu.irj, l!KW.  -  127 npS 1      '    J  C Moniuomcky.  iWilSIiEiEillQiiSilflHIl  VAVV::f;:;;;A,AAVvE^I>V^j:.R^cEv;R.VS^  &A- -,:.%������������������ AmmMvm&V: e. ^s^JMfmL^mAvAAAAA^  &jj.;-7-.vC:':i?.!::'i:vt^^Wo^''-*z'^  ?|;(yIfoNtA:P6l,IsA;A*Aa ���������������������������' -v:���������AAAAA^SAi^fi^MQ^A  s?shi> Uj AIMv vm *dp:ppibES jAWl/vs^b again vv  OCEAN, STEAMSHIPS.  '.       Koyal Mall Lines'.  Cheapest Route to the Old Country.  ALL)AX"ilNE-Ki'oiiV SI.' Join  Parisian   .     ".    . . . ...'.... .Feb. 2j  BaiMi mn Mar. J  .Victorian - Mar. II  TuiiKsian   ..-'....*��������� ...     .Mar. IS  Virginian   .   .. Mar. 25  CAN. PAC. ATLANTICS. S.-From St. John.  LakeChampl.iin . .       . J     Feb.'25  IjakeEne'1 ;..   Mar.'ll  Lake Manitoba   ., T .'...   Mar. 25  ���������'   AMERICAN L1NF���������FiomNtw i'oili'.     *  Pt  L'ouis'V   .       . ..:  . ."     '..." Feb. 25  Philndel|iliia  .     .Mar.  1  St. Paul ���������..'-.               . .           .   Mar. 11  St.'Loum   .     ..       .  .liar. 2o  Will IK S'J Alt'l.l.N E-From .\t-w lioi-k .  I'.illic *..-.." .- -Jini.-I  lumouic ..  .������    ���������      ' ���������"   Mar.   S  Oci-.niK .      ".    .     "'..  Jlai. 15  Maje-tic *        .        .     .      '..    .. Jim-. .'2  ( tdrio '. Mar -.'J  Baluc  ,. ..     ..*.... Mar 29  *���������'���������     CUNAHU I INK���������Fiom New'Vcik.  'rnnirniiia ���������    ���������'* '        -,v l-eb. 25  Klruiia ���������...*       "..    . .Mnr.   4  E.vB.   EDDY'S  I"  ���������  "ICING EDWAltD," 1000s  ' "IIEADLrGUT,', ,*500s  " EAGLE," 100s ,u\d 200.v  "'VICTORIA'." "   A  : " LITTLE COMET." . -    -  * 1 T- '  EOR   SALE   EVERYWHERE.  .   Are the. Best that can be bought.  , Don't experiment with' other and 'inferior brands.-',  |~ COMAPLIX  HOTEL   LARDEAU  7  'i|j  Well Furnished  Good Table ^  Caron i.i.-  Umbiin  Luciiiua   .  Mar. 11  ... ..'..Mar. la  .... Mai   25  Pa���������tnger- tuKutd  Uir'nigli io all  |.������n- oi  Great Hi itain and inland, and al &1..1 ci.uij 1..,,.  i.iter. to all pan- of   the Europ. mi coi.i'h. 1.  Applj lONtal--! rnl^\a> t.l -li',i,i,-hi[i.ii.. 1 1  10 ,     -    ���������_������-    -,..,~..j . ���������    i   .���������  T.    W.   BKAJ).M1A W.-i Atent.    Rtn,:>li.k.  W. P   F   CUT" MINOS'.*   Pi.einc    Ai*-',.-  mam  Standare ,:,nedy for Gleet,  Gonorrhcea and Runnings  IN 48 HOURS. Cures Kid-  nc|, and BI, -'-ler Trc-ublps.  ,$) The Best House'in Town.  ���������***��������� ** ^ '--. .   - *      3. ^ ' " i'   -   , *   -.    .  - **  Jj{J.    Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS .kept in Stock.  W. HAMILTON, Proprietor:  Jfo ^(^(^(^(^*^(^f^i^(^i^i^(^S(^f^(^(^)(^^^^ t%  , It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers'the vitality and prepares the  system  for  the more  serious  dis-  " eases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and .opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.   -  Price 25c, Large Size 50c.  The  Public  "by the  ar  When  you  use  the   KOOTENAY  MAIL for Advertising your business.  J  PARTICULAR  '"A-RES-RL;^'  BABY'S OWN  SOAP  I used by particular people  both youiig and old.  Keeps the skin soft, clear j  and white.  No other Soap is just as Good, oat  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO., Mfrs. MGNTRCAL ]  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposing of  Minerals on Dominion Lands in Manitoba, tho Northwest  Territories and  the Vulcon Territory.   , >     ���������  Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased at  HO per acie for soft coal and $20 tor anthracite. Not more than 320 acres can  be acquired by one individual or company. , Royalty at the rate of ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on the gross output. ,j  Quartz ���������Persons, of eighteen years and ,  over and Joint stock  companies  Holding  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 fl 50. per "annum for an individual, and'from J50 to  1100 per annum for a company, according  to capital. s ,,   .    ,  Xr free miner having disco\ ered mineral  In place, may locate tt claim lJ-OOxloOO feet  by marking out the same with two legal  posts, bearing location notices, one at  each end on the line of the lode or vein.  , The 'claim shall be recorded within fifteen days if located within ten - Ilea of a  mining iccoider's olliee, one ���������". -dltlonaJ  day allowed for, every, addlt...nal ten  mIles"or fraction. The fee for recording  a claim Is tS. v*  , At least $100 must be expended on the  claim each year or paid to loe mining re-  'corder In lieu thereof. When {500 has been  expended or paid, the locatoi may, upon  having a survey made, and upon complying with 'other requirements, purchase  'the land at $1.00 an acre.  ��������� Permission may be granted bj> the Minister of  the Interior    to    locatt     claims  containing Iron and mica, also o- pper. In    .  the Yukon Territory, of an are* not *r- ������������������  ��������� eeedlng ICO acres.      , -*���������  The patent for a mining loeatl  a si-all  piovido for llio iiayincnc of a ro\aIty of 21 'per -  cent of thebaic-, of Hie -.roduct*, olllielocn'tioii  Placer Mining, Manitoba and the N.W.,  ,  T.,    excepting    the    1'ukon    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 feet long and extending a  between high and low water mark. > The  latter includes bar diggings, but extends  back-to.the base of the hill or'bank,<but  not  exceeding 1,000  feet.   AVhera  steanj  power is used, claims 200 feet wl(Vu,maj{f  be" obtained. ��������� ��������� ,.  '"   Dredging'In   the   rivers of   Man.l,)W  and,'.the K.  W.J.T., excepting the.'Xnkon .  Territory���������A free miner may obtain only  two leases of five miles each for a term <> .  of twenty yeais,' renewable 'n the discretion of the Minister of the, interior. .  The lessee's light is confined to tue submerged beds or bars of the river below  low water mark, and subject to the rights'   '  of all persons who have, or who may receive  entries for  bar diggings  or  bench  claims,   except' on     the    Saskatchewan"  River,  where  the  lessee   may dredge' ton ,  high water mark on each alternate lease-   ,  hold. ���������<     ��������� J   ' . ...  .'.  The lessee shall have a dredge in oper-"  atlon within one season from tho date of ^  the lease Tor each fivp miles, but  where   * '  a person or company has obtaineo more  than one lease one dredge for each flf- '  teen    miles  -or    fraction    Is    sulicieeit  Rental, $10 per annum  for each mile of -  river leased.   Royalty'at the rate of two      t.  and a half per cent collected on tae out-    '  put after it exceeds $10,000.  . 'Dredging.in  the .Yukon  Territory.���������Six  leases of five miles each may be granted  to   a   free   miner  for  a   teim  of- twenty  years, also renewable. >    ������������������'...-&*.    ���������  .The'lessee's   light'13 , confined   to   the  submerged   bed or bars 'In   th-j  river  below   low 1 water, mark,   that-boundary  to ,  be fixed bj   Its position on' the' 1st day of    '  August  in   the-.year  of   ihe date  of  the  lease. -���������*,_*    - -',   5 -     >   -  The lessee shall have one dredge In op-  of'���������the  lease.-and   one   diedee   for,-each    "  eration   within  two  years  Irom'the "date       '  five   miles   within   six   years ��������� from   such  date.    Hent.il, $100 per mile for the first   '  year,   and   $10   per  mile   for  each'subsequent year  Royalty,,same as placer minings  1,,.- ,    i    .    ,     ,   - * ...  ,   Placer Mining,'in the   Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek, river ,gulch and hill claims shall   ���������  not exceed 250 feet In length,    measured!  on  the "base line or general direction o*  ���������the creek or gulch, the width being f.-"t  1,000 to 2,000 feet. All other placer claim*  shall be 250 feet square.    , ��������� -  Claims are marked by two legal posts,  one at each end, beating notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days, if the-  claim Is within ten miles of mining recorder's office. One extra day allowo-. .  for each additional ten miles or fractlvn.'  The person or company staking a claim-  must hold a free miner's ceitiflcate.  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled  to a claim of. 1,000 feet In length, and if  the paity consists of two, 1,500 feet altogether, on the output of whicn no royalty  shall be charged, the rest of the party  ordinary claims only.  Entry fee. $10. Royalty at the rate of  two and one-half per cent on the ,valy������  of the gold shipped from the Yukon Tat-  ritory to be paid to the Comptroller. " -  No free miner shall receive a grant *B  more than one mining claim on each Bep������  erate river, creek or gulch, but the smug  miner may hold any number of claim*  by purchase, and free miners may work .  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 -s.--.ch  year to the value of at least $200.  A certificate that -work has been done  must be obtained each year; if not, tne.-  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned,  and open to occupation and entry by a  free miner.  *  The boundaries of a claim may be *���������-  fined" absolutely    by  having   a    uury������y  made and publishing notices In the Yukea ^  Official Gazette.      .    . _ ,.   ���������  Petroleum.���������All. unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the North-i-.������ct  Territories and within the* Yukon*-Territory are open to prospecting for p'troir.  eum, and the minister may ie������erv������ fM  an individual or company hh-lng machinery on-the land to be ,-)rogp������ctea,  an area of 640 acres. , Shouli/ Ihe prue-  pector discover oil In paylntt quantities,  and satisfactorily establish such dlaooth-  ery, an area not exceeding 610 acres,- Including the oil well "and such other lan-fl  as may be determined, will be sold to  tho discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate as  may be specified by order-ln-council.  Department   of   the   Interior,   Ottawa,  U". W. CORY,  Deputy of tbe Minister of the Interior.  zdzrihstik:  PERFECTION  COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM BARS ETC." ARE VERY CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited, Toronto  SEE  Wing Chung's newly imported stock of Chinese  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  , landed in Revelstoke of  useful and ornamental  articles:  Tea xcrvice-i  I'laics  IlllKkClH  Cane Ch.iirs  Handkerchief's  Klow-cr Pots  b'mlirell.i Stantl-i  Lunch Ilaxkctd  SmokiiiK Jacketd  Silk Goods.  GOLD FISH  l-'inest stock of candies nml fruits In town.  Front Street, Revelstoke  The Master Mechanics Pure Tnr Soap hc.ils  and softens thc skin, while promptly cleansing  it of Kre.-ise. oil, ru������t, etc Invaluable for mo  chnnics, farmers, sportsmen. Kree sample of  receipt of 2c. for pontage. Albert Toilet Soap  Co., manufacturer.". Montreal.  -.   *.  i   -    M THE KOOTENAY MAII  jj  r        '  o  Cf-..  fi-  -i  ;  i  i  J-  ���������r-j,  Signs of  Spring  OO.N VHY A WARNING  Unit.' cci'tnin' ailments: general,  debility, dyspepsia, rheumatism, ,lliver/eonipliiinfc, 'etc.,  ' '; need'iitlcnlion.  There  isn't, imytliiiig  better  tlmn '������   bottle   of' our  own  '  Tonic  Hypophosphites  'Miiilc-of tlio best drugs'iiml  carefully cf-mpouiulcd.      '    -���������  Only$I for a Big Bottle  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO.  BORN.  Cakk urinous.���������On March <Gtli, nt  60  Ivensington-hall-gardens,     London,  ,'lCngliiiidJ.the wife of J. F. Carruth-  ers, M. JJ>., (formerly of. Revelstoke)  of n dmiglitcr." ��������� '��������� '    \ '  Local and General.  f "��������� The Mormon'church was , the purchaser of the Cochrane estate in  Alberta.     - <- ' '  **. c, ,  , Tho  Columbia River Lumber   Co.  ^ proposes "supplying the town of Golden  with electric light.        '     ' .'   -  Af- the voters list closes March 27th  those wishing-to'register should get  'their names on before that date. f .  The Revelstoke Lumber Company  expect to start up their mill ,-fl.fc* the  J>ig Kddv beginning of the month.  A strike of rich ore has been made  on.the Horse-Shoe at'Trout Lake and  is reported worth $1,500 a ton.  Subscribers to the hospital are  signing'further petitions' concerning  the* matter of- medical' service and  treatment.   ' * v  ' The V'rinOpUVer school trustees'*are  urging the education department to  add a commercial course to the high  school curriculum. ,;  The C. P. K. has decided to make a  stop over for its Arrow lake boats of  an hour or ������o at Halcyon Springs on  Sunday? during the summer months.  'Trout Lake hns organi-ed a board of  tiade with A A. Crilliths, president.  T. IJ. Baker, vice-president, and Newman Taylor, secretary-tieasurer.  , Salmon Arm is applying to be formed into municipality, and proposes to  administer its affairs in thc tame way  as'Spallumcheen municipality.  The Hand are taking up subscriptions for  new .uniforms,  and 'require  ' $400. They offer to play once a week  in the city if assisted to this extent.  The Band  deserves  every senconrage-  'ment.  "li. Tapping intends effecting considerable improvement*! ,u the opera  house. The dressing rooms will be  removed from under the stage and  located in a building to be erected  on  Economy  is all right, but it isn't econ- ,  omy to look for Bargain Sales  when DRUGS are required.  AVe iis-e only the purest drugs  ive can buy. and make the  price no low ii.-* con-i.-tent  with quality.  Absolute  Accuracy  ii an iili-olute certainty if  you have yuiir I'lo.-cription."  com poll tided here, for our  large experience in dispensing enable.*) us to do thc best  work. I'ring your I'res-crip-  tion-i to the  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  O.  I).  HKATTIK, Proprietor.  Books, Toilet Articles,  Stationery.  the east side of tlio opera house, thus  enabling more stage room and better  stage conveniences to be provided.    ���������  The -city council met Monday to  put through the bylaw to borrow $16,-  000 for improving the city lighting  plant, and the bylaw was adopted and  poll ordered to be taken on Monday  week. ,  Tile citizens of Kevelstokc do not  yet despair of having the station on  the south side of the C. P. R. 'track  and already a numerously signed  petition has gone iii r to urge the  change being made.  - A jealous lover at Endcrby iircd  several shots at Miss Coles, with whom  he had been keeping company, as she  was leaving homo with a young man  named Milligan, both,the girl and the  young man being shot in the arm.  ' D. McCarthy has' a contract for  building a house for an Italian on the  eaht side'of the south track; and also  for building a six-roomed cottage for  A. 'McGregor. ne.\t K. C. F-oiiicy's  residence on Second Street. Thc  building for Mr. .McGregor-will be 28ft  by 3-lft. ' ,     ������'''',  A petition has been sent in to' thc  provincial ������ authorities protcstin  against the state cof the dumping  grounds on the river bank, -but the  Mayor had 'taken steps to abate the  nuisance as soon as lie was aware of it  , At the meeting'of thc City Council'  on Monday Aid. McCarter brought  up -the .question of, arranging for  boulevarding  McKenzie Avenue, and  it was decided , to   move the"  electric  - i.  light poles and side-walks to allow  property owners 'to so improve their  frontage. J  The following were'the winners in  the Morris tube match by R. M. R. at  the drilll hall : , 1st, Sergt. J. Donald,  'box ol cigars/ presented 'by dipt.  Brown. 2nd, Pte. H. Shardlow, set of  military hair brushes t by Lieut. R.  Smith.' 3rd, Corpl/E.'Hansen, prize  presented by Brown's cigar store. 4th,  Pte. A. Woodland, 5th, Pte. T. Kelson, prizes. -.'The" company has now  fitted up an excellent'gynitiasiuni.  At the meeting'of the City Council  on Monday the Mayor drew attention  to the disgraceful state of the garbage  shoot. ' Aid., McCarter said people  who had .put dead -animals there  should be pulled. Aid. McLeod said  there ivas everything -there'' The  Mayor said the shoot was outside the  city limits and beyond city control  and the provincial constable refused  to do anvthiiiE in the matter. The  Mayor was authorised to put- m a  new and wider.ahoot.  CHURCHES.'-     '  i '  Pki:?i!Vteim.<..v.���������Sunday, March 20.  Morning subjects " Sight given to the  blind.*' Evening . " Wherein is thy  strength."  Thoo. A. Rodger, Evangelist, laboring under the Home Mission Committee, wili begin a series of meetings  in'St. Andrews Church, Sunday, April  2nd.  Xkw Cuructc���������A meeting was held  on Monday to consider the attitude  oi the church towards the proposed  new*Preabyturian congregation in the  cit-y.t It iva; 'decided to refer the  matter to the manager-, who concluded to take 'no further action, and as  the Presbytery decided to authorise  the new church provided no protest  from St. Andrew'**- i\ai'lodged within  ten daj-d, the new congregation will  now be organised a*= tlie result of the  split in the church e.\tending over the  past three years, and a meeting will  beheld at the High School building  Friday to organise the-new cotigiega-  tion, Rev. Mr. Whyte attending to  ropn-.-ent the Presbytery. t  Mkihodist.��������� I'.i-itor. Rev. O. II.'M.  Sutherland. Subject: a. in., "The  incisure of re**pon.-ibiIity," p. in,  ���������' Ladder clirnhinsr." Sunil.iv beinj;  the 85th birthday of tin- blind poete-.*-..  .Mrs. Fannin Cn-hy. th<* nhoir will  si ni: n nuiiibfr of -,Jr-ctif>n- fiom her  poems. Anthem '���������Something fur thee,"  choir, quarter, ".My Saviour lint'of  all" (r. ' Crosby), M������"������d.ime- Hews,  Dent, Mc-ii'-. Bni-ln-r, A Hum : hymn  "Watch and pray" (F. Crosby), the  choir.  .*���������)u.vation Ak.mv.���������There will be a  bigtimc.it the Solvation Army Bar-  i-.iok.-i Satiiiday, Sund.ii and Monday.  Stuff dipt. Cn-*.-, lihiinrellor for thc  I'nciMc Province, will conduct special  -orvioe-i.  Brick for Sale.  The undersigned have just burned a  kiln of 500,000 brick, of first class  quality. For price aud information  apply to C. li. If nine <& Co.  No, One  IN  1898  1899  1900  1901  1902  1903  1904  Money has been made in Revelstoke  Real Estate by Judicious Investors.  Tlie same opportunities exist note*  as have existed during* the past'seven-  vears, but it is-a .foregone conclusion-  .that they, will not exist much longer. '  -    There'.will always be,money to be,  made in real estate in'this city by'the  man with thousands to invest, but the  time is indeed Jimited when'the'man  with the small 'bank account and the  wage-earner can'invest his savings to  such advantage ^aiKpso'confident of a  large and rapid increase of value and  profit. - .     ''  f ��������� t i /  '    Right  now js  the' time to  invest. ,-  Don't.   wkio  until,, building  starts,   if",  you   do'   you.' will y surely- regret "it. ,'  .There will be.more building this,year  ��������� than  in any year of; Revclstoke's his;''  , rtory.' " The.' Revelstoke ��������� Land   Com- .  paiiy   own" the 'choicest   residential ;  property, in  the  city ' and offer-it on  terms ��������� of   payment   extending- over -  , three years.-; **    ���������       -     - '. .  'Address their agents cither by-mail-  ' or personally.    They, will -give  you'  full information and treat you right.  ������������������   -  'r,  LliMHTEX)  'r"-> '.  LOANS  sole JiiC^EinsrTS  ������������������-"'       REAL'' ESTATE'1J;1  [     I        IV* '    ,*   ,  INSURANCE  .  ���������:'.'fl  i ,  i ?.  I   Ail  ���������1\  BOARD  INSURANCE  Means a combination for obtaining high  '  ' rates. ' The  INDEPENDENT    COMPANIES;  ' which offer   insurance 'at _ fair   rates   are  represented'by  H.N.G0URSIER  OPERA   HOUSE  Six lights, 'commencing  Monday, March 27.  The Premier .Dramatic Coni-  .   pany of the Pacific Coast,  - YODO FUJI   -     .      tj  '   '" liii^ i-ctipi'iiwl a , <'  RESTAURAN-T-  on iMflvi'n/.ic Avenue.  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service. - \  '"��������� I57le  HOU  UILT  To suit in any part of the city, on  EASY PAYMENT:  on  McCarthy,  THIBD   STREET.  Moscrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hot Water  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  Fittings, Tinning work of  all   Descriptions.  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures fj\ Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke,  NOTICE.  Thi- pin Lm-iship li-;ii-loi'oii* existinf?  betivfi-M -I- ("uiletto and lUJ.Oallo lias  tbiH ilny been dissolved by mutual  consent. All accoiint.s due to tlie firm  up lo I hut date ai-e payable to -I.  f.uilelf.o, and ail accounts incurred  0tl.1T that dale will be payable to .1.  (Julio.  IVihoih having accounts against the  firm up to date of dissolution of the  piii-trir-rriliip lire n-(|in"it.ed to render  mimr1.  J. ('UIUCTTO.  H. O. GALLO.  Kcvolstoke, March 15th, lOO."*. -IHtf  THE  RUSSELL DAVIS  * i- l  Presenting a new and up-to-  * dnte icpertoii-e of   Comcclie-s '    ^  and Dramas.    >  (j - BIG   VAUDIOVILLK' ACTS - (5  2   -   SHOWS IN OiNK '-   2  Opening play, .- the Great  Rural Coivedy from the pen  of Lawrence Russell, the  PUNKIN    HUSKER.  Prices: 25c, 50c & 75c.  Seats on Sale at Canada Drug Store.  TRY OUR  SMOKED  SHOULDERS  1  10c PER LB.  /  I  KNIGHT & CO  VliRNON. B. C.  BRICKS! BRICKS!  The Bi'.st Clay in Okanagan Valley.  Well-burnt Bricks in larfje or hiiiall  (|uantiLies at reasonable prices.  KNDHRDY HRICK &TILE CO.,  (lOfljelT Enderhy, B.C.  Ilr you wniit <;oiid work done in  House, Carriage Paintingor Decorating-  call oil  D. BRILL  Papi'i- IIiingiiiK ii Specialty.  Douglas t-li-i-c-L iihxI. II. Need ham'������  okc. ' Iii!) up \v *���������  ^1  Wm. FlemingTi  Wliolo'-iilc mid Helail    '  Meat MerehanL v  Fish   and   Game   in. Season-^   ({\  First St., Revelstoke.      /*  Tugs,Launches���������sale \\  Yachts, Seows charter. j|  WAINE, ALEXANDER & CO.,  Ship and Machinery Brokers,  321 Cordova St. West, Vancouver, B. C  WEBJOfSALK  Lumber of nil kinds ut reasonable  prices, Prompt delivery guaranteed.  Leave orders at Lawrence's Hardware  Stoi i'.  F- JULIAN,  32tc Grei'ly Creek Lumber Mill  '-' I  *���������!  W. A. McDonald ;  PLASTERER & BRICKLAYER  "REVELSTOKE  Thc only first-class plasterer in town. ��������� >\t  Let me know your requirements.   A j.'  Carload of Lime just imported. A Car*,, ';  load of )3rick under order. . ,

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