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 Prerk--ci.il Library ;v June 99  " ii>  PTJBIjISilBD   HJTJ^i&IDJL-ir  -A-ZESTID   UT'IR.lJD.A-'Y"-  Vol. 7.���������No.' 16.  REVELSTOEE. B: G 'MARCH SO,' 1900.  82.00 a Year. .  ^Wfofttfl^rforfo^^  '   JL  'fcjp  THE   T  tj      iwj     A    H   | s iv   f". 5 a '  k'        /     n /      Cm r*. i> f        i* 3       jk      r������        t-*  juJux:  -'a  ^ y ���������"  \ ������������������������ ft -'-  N    ���������*    U     ft    fl    ci.    [i  f"     i i   1s  t f    A   ������   a    -3    i      '-"  vV |, j. 3 r^ p' ,t&  i    '}    ������     ir    V   -   *     ^ "���������,     ������  li  ^taii/ vt~������:* a  ��������� it  is 'a, frightful-looking and calamitous- '  sounding wind Intl. it i.s only,nnolher way  of saying  " unusually  pretty."     This i.s   ,  term applied to our  .NEW UCE' CURTAINS  by  till   who- have seen l.liom.    We have  '   '        , the  nattiest line carried  in   Revelstoke  lo-rl;iv, and we.'bavc marked them at  ;t4)  i'eibfti   ill'L'iUl'iAij   10 '  . 'Railway BbbIotoo  y  ,ecurred  a? ia re?nii itKwsci-a -7 Km ^i * vatuu -������  % U   J 8 !?������������* W0 ������      *W*������ i3 iLw������ ?������������        <itasJ  The Dry Goods and House-Furnishing Men,  7  ; ^^w^w^j^^jt^wjy^ v^t^^^i^^t^^^i^^^q^^i^f^t^i^i^i^  , It is now lime to oi dot your Spring Suit. ,Spr ing  Goods' now in. We will make- th-mi up at I Wis  time at very reasonable prices. x,  o  //r  -IE TAILOR.  c*   >>.   -i   o    *   -T-   .i-   i^   *   ./.   >;.   .t.   .>   ij;   ,^.   ^���������   ;>   n.   ;,.   ������}.   ij.   .7.   .j. .;>   .s?   .->.   it   -j.    jj.   ������   * y^  'ytf* - ,'   ���������    , '        -   -       ,      .  and   po.Tiaps   ftital   accident  tit tho   sumiijit    Wednesday  .nortiinji ahout  3   o'clock   the'  victim  belli-,'a yuun# bt'iilccniiin luuiied Samuel  Mattiicws-wlio, was workinij; on a west  li.'Uiid freight trair.   of   which   "Hubert  1-Toyiaud   was   conductor.    The   story  as told by his c'oinpaiiiop.s is as follows:  Trie train beini,' ii heavy one a   pusher  was taken on to'assist up the   hill; .on  leaching the summit   Matthews   went  out on the   caboose   platform   to   pull  the coupling pin and   free   lire   pusher  -v\ bile train was in'   motion,;. but   from  some unknown cause missed his footing  asid fell unnoticed, the engine   passing  over his;legs crushing   the   right   one  below the knee and  breaking' the   left  in    three   places.       Several ������������������ minutes  having elapsed   without  his 'return in  the oar .the   conductor .went   to    the  door and not finding him there thought  possiblym that' he'  had   gone ;ovor the  cars, by this time the"snow sheds weVc  reached  and  owing   to  darkness*" aud  smoke it was impossible to ,see   ahead1  any distance   until   these   were   gone  through , when    the    conductor   ' was'  assured 'that sotuot-hiti" had   happened.  Mr.ithews:1    They were then   consider-  Kechiiie^ Matil]ews is well known  and litis mativ   friends   in   Jievelstoke,  Or* * '  liavitig, worked on the road for tin-  past two ye.-tt's, his parents also ' residing,here.    ,  The victim of. this uni'ort unafe accident'died List nighl al 0 o'clock". The  funi'i.d will lake place from the family  residence to-motrow ninrnin.c: at 7  o'clock tor the (). P. It. depot where the  remnhis will lie shipped to Toronto for  int'ernient, accoinpiinied by the father'  'of the deceased audlJarry Brtmdrett.  Tlie deceased was 19 years of age All  arrangements are in charge oT the  Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.  flyaaeiDg   ��������� ���������  o  On BloflinfofliBiE  i (.Siicc-iid to the TiIai!..)  'boNJiox, JNhircb 30,���������The Pietoiia  correspondent'of the .Daily Mail s-;lv.s :  "���������AlLhottgh the  slate lninintr'engiueer  :hey  able distance from' whe.redie liad '"been  first missed   tfnd   the   train^ was -too  heavy to back   up   the   hill   with   one  engine so  they  proceeded   to   Glacier  where the  engine  and   caboose^   were  switched    back .to    where    the'    unfortunate man was found lying   a   few.-  feet to the south   of'track.    He' was  carried to the   caboose,' and( made   as  comfortable   as , possible,   bearing' his  dreadful pain"'with   great   pluck;   the  nearest point at which  medical   assist  ance could  be  had   beincr.   Revelstoke  tlie train was again picked up and  the  journey resumed, assistance on  arrival  i.-iving first, been wired for.   On reaching Revelstoke be   was   taken   to   the  lo.spital where   his   injuries "were  attended to   by   j)rs.    Cioss   and    Mc-  .   ���������    Rifle Association Formed.  After drill on  Mondav eveninji   an  i **  association to be known as  Revelstoke  Militia Rifle Association   was   formed  with Capt." Taylor  as   president  and  K. ��������� D.    J.    C.    Johnson    secretary-  treasurer.     .Admission''   tu    outsiders  will     be   'three    dollats    per  annum  each'   member    to   furnish     his    own  ammunition.    -Tlie compa'ny was divided into four  sections, commande'd   by  Sergeants Merritt, Johnson and I linger,  and Corporal Gordon.     W. G.   Eirney  ,and   J.   E.   McLean   wore   appointed  corporals     and   .Ernest,   Marshallsay  lance corporal.     The'entire   company  will be under military   discipline,   and  the first shoot������will   be  held   in   about  three weeks time, a range having been  chosen-   on   the   bench   above 'Long's  brewery.    Capt. Taylor is ,putting   up  a cup to be shot for on Labor Day and  become the property of- winner;  it  is  "also suggested .that a' citizens .cup, be  provided for competition dnring season.  (pw-%. 'Ml^^V^ '^^i/W^t/^/^'^Q  Fancy and staple groceries'  the best. Pickles of every,  kind : Mixed Pickles, Plain  Pickles. Sweet.' Pickles, Pic-*  alillie, Chow Ch'ow, Musfartb  and Catsups in bottles, jars^  and in bulk. All of the'  purest and best. Lowest^  .prices on these goods."  "   Pay I Fay I Pay I \  This week Jlob'ert Gordon  received  a second acknowledgment of   money  forwarded   by  the  local militia,   this  going to  the fund  for  the reservists'  wives and children, it reads :  Tnk-KiPi.iNo Poiflji :  "The Absent Minded Beggar.'"  ' '        .-.       *       ' March 10, 1000.'  DKATt  Slit,'     ���������* ' "'  AVe desire to acknowledge teceipl'of  cheque for ������23 IS*, to go to the reservists', wives nnd children.  Tiik Daily Mail Pen. Co., Ltd.,  per E. L. IjOW'ee, with thanks.  "Pass  the  hat for your crediL's sake,  and pay ! pay ! -pay !"'  RoiiisttT Gojmox, Esq. '  lias made borings in   Ihe .mines, tiiir; i?'  .Said   to   be  without the governuteni'o  sanction and the question  of- destruction of-the  mines as a last resort has  still to be discussed by the executive.    ..  The JBloeinfontein  correspondent of  the Morning  Post savs :     V President  ' - l"       ���������       * '  Kniger  boasts of his intention to'ie-o  take Bloemtontoin. within a week and\  it appears probable  that the Boers are  advancing iu foree^'southward."  The Boers are concentrating in force  about, lo  miles north" of Bloonil'ontt-i'i.' ',  '- a ,  and Ijoi'd Itohoj-Ls   i^.btMuliiiiX U-ixsps 10 *  ������ *        (i * t  engage", I hem but. it is not pi-uimbio' ",  that the Boers will give, serious battle.  The Johannesburg Mounted' Police,  who are esteemed by the Boers to be '"  the best mounted command,.are raiding the country, near Bloemfbnteiii  harrassing    the, farmers     who-   have.   ,  r *������������������* r < o       .  given up*-their arms to the British, and  cart ying off cattle.        . ��������� '  Lord Methuen and forces that have   u  been operating in Bai kjey, district'have   !  been, recalled   to  Kimberly  by "Lord  ��������� ���������' r   ' i        i  Roberts.     No   explanation   has   been  Mr. Hewitt'Bostoek Enquires.  m  i  tuiiiiDO VV All I!/,  0  ���������-**,������>.<,    ,,   <-    v/    l-    ������������������������   -(y   <���������   -f-,-e   *r ,v*    e   x-    w   <     xs   1/. f:   it   1? > ������' .If - " ' 'S ��������� *< vfe   "   ^ ���������  '>  Don't forget i hitl our pricet<  on Grockery and glasswar.e1  are the lowest quo led inj  Revelstoke.  MEN'S CLOTHING  Our stock of Men's Furnish-i  , iugs   and   clo.tbing  i;;  coin-'  plete and we. can'sell you an  outfit at    very   'reasonable^  prices.     Pants will be made<f  ;i specially. '  \  f Morris &Steed$  Coursier's Old Stand,  ^JP^O^TT   ST.  Ottawa, Mai'ch 2b'.���������Mr. Hewitt Bos-  (oek has'put a series of questions on  t he orderpaper, in   regard "to Premier  jMartiu and .Lientenant-Oovernor 'Mc-  Innes,     Mr. Bn.iloclv wants to know if  Mr. Mclnnes has given reasons for dis-  I missing   Mr.   Semlin, and   calling   on  Hon. Mi. Martin : what time Hon. Mr.  Martin has got to form a government;  if the Dominion government is aware  that Hon. Mr.   M.-n tin's colleagues are  not members of the   Lcgisladu o : if  it  is aware that the   Legislature passed a  waul of conlidenco motion in lion. Mr.  Martin, and that,  in   spile of  (his. it is  said that no.clecl ion islo be held before  June;   if   Mr.   Mclnnes has given reasons for such  a state of 'aflairs, and if  not, has the   Lieulennnt-C.'overnor been  a������ke(l to report immediately.  The Boers have take.n up strong po-'  sitions and sent pickets in evety direction to  watch Basutoland  in  the'ex-  i        i  pectation that part of General J3idler's "  army   will invade  the  Piee [State on  that side.    According  to   Pretoria advices ' Mafeking   was    bombarded   for  seven hours on Tuesday. -    -  Jt is reported thal'Geueral Kitchener '  will be offered,the post of Gommander-  in'-chief in  India, succeeding  the late  Sir William Lock hart.  A large crowd assembled at the  station* Wednesday afternoon to say  good-bye to Hov. and Mrs. Mcn/Jes on  their departure for-Gomux.,  There will lie Another meeting of the  Revelstoke Liberal Association on  Monday evening to elect officers and  discuss the sending of delegates to  Vancouver.  Mrs. J. J. Foley returned Wednesday  from a visit to her old frome in Ontario.  She was met here*', hy' Mr. Foley nnd  they went home to-!Arrowhead next  morning.  M. A. Wilson and wife* came up  from Russia ml on Wednesday. Mr.  Wilson has taken a position in his  brother's tailoring establishment, the  rush of work necessitating an increase  in the ftlalf.  POLICE COMMISSIONERS   - , -  Recommend Erection of a Prison ���������With  Suitable Accommodation,  r  The/board   of  police   cummissionors  met in the city clerk's  oliicc   Wi-dues  day evening Mayor   Smith   and   Com-'  missioners   T.   E.   ]J.- Taylor  and   T.  Kilpatrick being~'present.  A cominiuiicalion from Chief Rain  relathe to iu'eiea'so of salary, gaol  accommodation and.clothing.was vend.  Moved by Cumin issioner Toyhiir,  seconded bv Mavor Smith, that each  member of police force be supplied annually with one summer uniform and  one winter unifoim, tlie jacket 'of the  , latter to be a pen jacket.     Carried.  M-jvril and seconded by Conmiis  sionets Kilpatrick anfl Taylor that the  ineinbem of, the police, force be paid  ���������^0" each per unnitii extra while one of  them is employed looking after  pi'isbners wot king on streets, this in-  oreiise being ou account of the extia  duty being enlailod thereby. Carried.  Moved by Mayor Smith, seconded  by Commissioner Kilpatrick. thai the  chief of police;,i..f<-jrltH a monthly state-  inenl of l be duly performed, also 'thr;  actual number of hoiirs worked by  prisoners on the , .stteetsj or el.sowhcie  in the cily; the jxilice'tiO.ti to keeji accurate account of all (jtiu: worked bv  difVerent pri.souei-s giving name of  prisoner, lime worked, when: work-  was pet formed.     Carried.  Moved and seconded by Commissioners Taylor aud Kilpatrick that th:1  hoard of police, commissioners iiecf.;n  mend to the council the adu'sabilitv  of erecting a prison .for the. suitable  accommodation of prisoners; the,  present accommodation being entirely  inadequate, and considering that what  accommodation we have at present-  may be taken away at any moment.  Carried.  The meeting, adjoin ned. THE KOOTENAY MAIL  i  i *'.  XLhe fxootena^ flftail  PUBLISHED SEMr-WEEKLYl    ,  ���������AT���������  REVELSTOKE. B.C.,  - ���������ISY���������  11. II. CAMPBELL.  ' PfllMSIIKK and Pkopkietoh.       '���������  Subscription   Price*   $2.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING   KATES   qtiot  ���������   on   application. < v ���������  JOB PRINTING of every kind at most reason  able rates anil shortest notice.  ACCOUNTS for job  printing  or  advertising  payable on the first of every month.  CORRESPONDENCE on all matters of local  or public interest invited and carefully considered. All communications to the Editor  must be accompanied by the iiiiine of ihe  writer, not necessarily for publication, but  as an evidence of good faith.  Address ' ,  Tiik Kootenay1 Mail.  Revelstoke, B.C.'  FRIDAY; MARCH, 30, 1CU0.  ,\Viiilk'some local Jibera's   ate   agitating themselves over parly   lines   or  , no party lines,   with   or   without'Mr.  Miit tin as   a   leader,   that   gentleman  'goes on consulting nobody but himself.  ' He marie a platform first and then has  a   convention   called    to   discuss   the  ' provincial situation. - He declines his  a liberal government but while, there  are numbers of good provincial liberals  who have borne the burden and heat,  (if the, diV'in ,the legislature and on  the hustings, he finds but- entire  strangers to-public life to take office  with him. His candidates are already  announced in one 'or two districts,  without question of party lines or, endorsement of local liberal feeling, and  he has already started his campaign  for the approaching elections..   This is  ' all very significant of the future, very  characteristic of the man. ���������  It indicates to us, we are sorry to  say, that Mr," Martin -proposes no  "matter what this proposed convention  does that he is going to cling to the  position given him by the governor  no matter what action theb convention  . takes and bv thus earlv forcing his  claim's and making his own position, to  force himself upon that assemblage for  , increased consideration. If he is a  liberal leader it should be by choice,  and not by force, if he   is   the   mouth-  - piece of liberalism it,should be on , the  declared and accepted platform iu convention assembled that he stands, not  on his take it or leave it challenge.  If his is to pose as a liberal government it should be representative' of  what, is truest and tried in this  country, not composed of men who are  "new" in the public eye and untried ,  iti the'public service.  - rIf in fact he is to be the representative of provincial liberalism he should  ere this have given more proof of it or  of his ability to secure sufficient ' unanimity to make victory reasonably  secure. His is not. we. - fear, 'that  character essential to leaders ot men as  gratulation if the efforts now being  made to settle the mining dispute in  Kootenay are crowned with success.  Ralph Smith, M. P. P., is on the.  ground at the request of the Minister  of Mines, and Mr. Clute, Dominion  Commissioner, is also there at lequest  of both parties to the dispute to act as  an.intermediary. Roth mine owners  and miners are approaching'the subject in a sensible way in the interests  of the industry and this augurs well  for the success of, the commissioner's  verdict as though his decision is not  binding, mutual agreement can make  it so if the parties are sincerely  anxious for settlement.,     ' '      '  Africa Since Discovery.  The Story of South Africa by John  Chuk Redpath, L. L. D., and Edw.ud  S. Kllis, A. M.. a magnificent history  of South Africa from the earliest discovery by the'Portugese to the present  time,; including an account of the first  settlement, by the Dutch, their troubles  and wars with the natives; passing of.  the country into the. possession of the  English ; the Kimberly diamond mine;  'the . Jamiesoh raid; the first war between the Boersaud England; the  causes of tin. present war; 'and till the  events relating thereto. This work,  the joint production of two eminent  historians, is indispensable, .to all who  would keep iu touch with history as it  is making every day, and who appreciate the value of an intelligent knuw-  ledge of passing events. ��������� The volume  contains about six hundred pages,  beautifully illustrated, from photographs taken on the spot, and containing the best work of .American and  foreign -artists. ��������� Price, according to  style of 'binding, ranges from $2.(K) to  $1.50. Miss H. Brown, the local agent,  is soliciting orders for this book.   ,  Salmon Arm Liberals Meet.  A correspondent of  the Vancouver  World writing from Salmon Ann says:  The liberals of Salmon, Arm met in Mc-  Guiic's Hall on  Monday,  March   12th,  to consider the  present political  situ-  i  ation. Speeches were delivered by A.  T. 'Palmer, A. B. Ctirrie ' and" A.  SunmerV'all of whom condemned the  late St'tnlin'goveruinent for its boyish  pranks in the house la.st session. d-Iuii.  Mr. JMartin's platform was taken up  titid thoroughly discussed. It was  then moved and seconded, that the following resolution should be passed and  sent to various papers forpublication:  (1) Moved by S. M. McGniie, and  seconded by A. B. Currie, that we  should contest the coming'provincial  elections on straight party lines.  (2) That a convention of all the  liberals of. the province should be held  in Kamloops on or about April 15th.  l3> That this association has no fair.h  in the party led by F. L. Carter-Cotton.  ���������Ij) That a copy  of these  resolutions  he forwarded to the Vancouver Wot Id  for  publication. (  Delegates were then c-Iiiim/ii to represent our association wherever the convention was-held, in the persons of  found, say, iu Sir John A. Macdonald j Messrs. Palmer, Cnrrie, Turner and  and   Sir   Wilfrid   Lauder, there is no j Armstrong.  . velvet .glove   over   his -iron   hand, no ',     A livH>" discussion   then  took  place  ,    ,     ��������� ... ,    ,    .   _    , .  i as to whom the association would sup-  badg-! tor a follower but th.it ot   serw- ������������������ '���������     ,,   ' ,    e        .    i- '     i   ���������  = s port in the event of party lines being j  tude, He is not a conciliatory man j drawn< After a lot of discussion it was ,  and his course so far i.i prou'ug it. , moved by a. B. Currie, seconded by J. j  There is. no unity in the party toward-. ' Harbell, and carried unnnimoiHv, that !  ^        Kootenay Lodge  * No. 15 A.F. 6s A.M.  *   The regular meetings  are held in the J'.Ias-  oiiic Temple, liourne  II.'ill, on the rliird  Monday in , each  .nuiitli at - S p. in.  Visitiiu; brut liron  tiu'dially w elconicd.  II. J. 1711ATT  Sixumitv,  REVE2.5TOKE LODGE, /. O. O.-F., No. 25.  <<Z?Li������������i*-c,? IJegular meetings are held  :f-<i-'r':^1~-^p^ cordially welcomed.  T.J.GUAIIAM, N.G.   E. A. KETTLKSON.Sisc  SELKIRK LOBGE, NO.,12, I. O. O. 2\  _ _      .^        ,      Meets evory TiH-.-;dii.v  ^TRaT'     /f.;rS>s.     evening in Oddfellows'  W ������i^'^\Hal]     al    a    o'clock.  ^i5^''nSw    V\ Visiting brethren cor-  ^*55sg/(liaUy  invited  to  al-  I end.  13. IIANIJUIIY, N. G. W. MATJIjE, Skc.  K. D. J. C. JOHNSON,   '    O. \V. MITCHELL,  C. It.     ��������� it- s.    ' '  GoIdKange Lodge,  K.of P., No. 2G,  Kevclstolcc, 3.0.  Meets evorv "Wednesday in Odd .Follows'  Hall at 8 o'clock.  Visiting Knights invited. t !  J." "\Y. 'oitOSS, M.D.',  .   ' c c  WWV1NPOK,'  '<���������      K. ot--U. &S.  ' A      H. HOLDICIL  A.';        "���������     ''    ���������  ANALYTICAL CIIE.MJST AND '  ���������    ' ASSAYEK. ,    "  It oval School of Mines, London.  Seven years at, Morfa'Works, Swansea:  Seventeen years Chief CbeniisL Lo V.  Coal'ancl Iron Co.. Eng.  Lute Cheinist-'and As^ayer, llnll Mines, I  ' Every description of asi-ay and aniily  work undertaken.  Claims examined and reported upon.    ' ,  11EVELSTOEE. H. C.  ���������  igaii  ,1(1.  '  tieiil  AIIVEY A: MoCARTER,  IJARKlJsTF-Ufl, SOLICITORS, ETC.  Oi-'i-'icus :   jMoi.so.vs   Daxk   Block,   Rkvki.-  KTOICU,   B, C.  Moncv to loan.     '.  Oillees: UevcUokc, 15. (!.: Fort Steele, D. C.  GlCO. S. McC.VRTKK. S. A. llAUVKV.  Revelstoke, 1J. C. Fort Sleole, H. C.  J  W. CROSS, M. D.  SL'BGEON TO T1JE C. r. 11., CITY JJ.EA1.TH  OFjVICER.   ,  Office: Taylor Block, Mackenzie Avenue.  G-o]&,   Silver,  Lead,  and  GopDer Ores  "w. PBLLBW " HARVEY,  K. O.'S., Etc.'  Assay Onieesaiul Metallurgical "Works,  .   VANCOUVER, R. C.  Siini|>ling "Works, 717-719 Fonder Street.  Is prepared  lo   pui'jjm seethe   above   classes  of  ores for 11" following  Knglisli (bou.ses  whom lie r.'iv.chonts, vi*i.:  Vivian ic S"..\-. Swansea.  Elliotts Metal Co.  Ltd.. JKrryporl,   South   Wales,   Smelters,  Itelia rs, Dosilvevizers, Manufacturers.  Checking   smolter    iiulpa' a   specialty  VI  has,  a 9  tii  candi  will make a good run.  him, and he i������   not   bringing the parts ! this   .association   supporl  , , .       , J. ���������    re. dal ure of A. T. Palmer,  together---he must rule, or rutn.    I here. ��������� . ,, ,  " Mr.  Palmer-  is   a    well-lo-do   fanm-r  is    little   either   in   f.he circu.nstance.s ' ^^   mj(1   ;(   ,ifl.,<m!, I ]]lt,.,ilU    ,,,.   u  at lending tho convention called by the j ni-c.sjdetil of our agri.-ti]in;al a-soei-  Varicoiiver Liberals that warrants a ; alion. and aN-o of the Salmon Arm (;.���������>-  reasonable   hope   of   a   deliberate .and j operative Soeiely.    It is   t'notiglit   thai  ,    ;  .    , ,-    .���������.,.������������������������������������..���������   I lie would  be  a, str-onrr  candidate  ;uid  unanimous   expression   ot    represent a-' n  ,ti\-f; libera! opinion seeing that to a  certain extent th ; trend of fair and  free discussion is influenced by the. already expressed decision of tho Van  couver Association in Mr. Martin's  favor. Then, too. if at tempts to in-  lluence local opinion ��������� are elsewhere  made a-t lately in licvelstuke there is  little hop; of an unbiased meeting.  Wo trust there has not been, however,  and that th" convention will be con- j  ducted as   a   liberal convention .should j  English Tobaccos,  C i ga rs,. Etc. >-^,atn&m&~  ���������Ifiait Jar   " Q/zuawk"    VupoK  .     Mat//-;,  -*&?/&&*"��������� .PHONOGRAPHS.  REVELSTOKE  On   .Saturday,   March   Wsf,    Ensign '  May dressed in prison dress will give a !  sketch of   twenty  davs spent iri prison  with hard labor   for   preaching   in  the '  s-lreels.    Admission 10 cuts-.  Wagons,  Delivery   Rigs,  Buggies,  Etc.,  ��������� -:at:-'  'CO.S V"  As   |he   Jiiilidt  ���������^ .    ;, >-.>pr e m a c v      i n  XVi'--^      South    Alri'ca     is  ~^~K^W^     iireuiney      in    (In-  ,'.ftj*;*!'-.���������       .L'liuidry   bminers  es.    sssjisaa nsac: p  $ 8  VIOTOP  V txj. I \J-i i  YAItGE   and   well   lighted  8 SAMPLE JJOOSIK.   Heated by  ^^i"--������ hot air anil electric bells and  light in every room. Free bus meets all  trains. .    >  REASONABLE  3.ATES.  Night Crill Room in connection for the  ''convenience of gue-.ls arriving and de-  pai'ting by niijlii trains. Hourly street  car between hotel and station.     '-��������� ,,  ���������.. ���������!. ��������� REVELSTOKE, B: C.  x* H   "^  ABRAHAMSON BROS.  .PROP'S..  JNewly built.       First-clnsK  "in   every   respect.      All  modern conveniences.'  Luge, sample rooms. Fire  proof safe. Free 'bus  meets all trains.  Under same management:  QUEEN'S HOTEL,'  ,   TROUT LAKE CITY  Q<><^<>O'Q~p-0-a<>O q;  6- ."���������'.".��������� -  A -   ' ' ' '      ;     .    Newly Built.  X       $1   PER  DAY���������������������������:       '' ��������� Lighted by Electricity  V          '    ���������       '" ���������   ��������� '  Throughout.  g     K     il t?  0 ���������������    "  H'OT-EL  .&&$>  2'- .   -----  On Best Brands ol ^  f\      V/ines, Liquors an  R. 0ALEY, PROPER.  )-0-0<><><K)H>0-Or<>0-0<>b<><K><>^H^  Cigars.  li.ltlxLiiiiiiJj ��������� XI-  0  '  1 * i i , ������ o  '       ). A. Stone. .Proprietor. .'.  1 ^_ *��������� o   'Rctips. '$} 'per clay. ........  .Rlectric lighted, furnace he.tted  Newlv built and furnished.'.-. .  ��������� ,   Finest  and  best  supplied   bar,  in the city  Cor.'Front and Benson Streets, Revelstoke, B.C.  $   - , -   - ���������-. THE' .  SKooteiw  c/  (Limited Liability.)  r  Manufacturers and Dealers in all Kinds of  eitf> B! A S ���������  (J Huh  Also sliing'lea. mouldings, base boards,  casings, finishino- lumber, extra wide  clear pine and cedar. Long dimen- ."  si on -. timber cut to , order. A kim-e  ;Lss'.n'iment of season ' lumber kepton  hand in ihe vartl aifd sheds at i'ievel-  stoke by the pioneer lumber dealer of  Kootenay who also has had considet-  al.)ie experience in eastern Canada  which enables him' to cater for what  the builder requires. You will always  find him ready for business.  Prices Right.     Terms Strictly Cash.     Leave, Your Order.  w.<^' t- "zT3iWrv#r*vvr*ft*n  i  Lfn'\  ^Y.  ���������\  and give a unanimous decision in the  b?..st interests 'of the entire country  without regard to any man'.s ahibiliou-,  sectional opinion or even party ndvan-  lf: JAR   MOMAHON'S  bftsr   interests'of   the   entire   country j UMO.     IVIV^IVi/AI  1V-/I>5 O  without regard to any man'.s ambition-,  IV  in   Pi'vcUlokt'    i  siiov/n hy t In; fad  that, w<- 'have  '*W)  p.ilions   and    yol.  t here   is  room for  X    2')0 morr..    (jive ti  i  j>    B, Tsipng, Agsai, Revelstoke, B.C.    S  o  la go.  It will be a matter for general eon-  ���������: o :���������-  Hlacksmi'thing and   Woodwork  done on short notice,  Carriages    Built   to   Order.  S* .'.���������,���������'  (���������rHSby-*^^ "   fli.inci'  and  we  ^Iftmcr^., ^'ill   cr.fh'avoi    lo  W^L /''"' giv(' yf't s.-itlsfdc-  iSy^p .'-/'" tion    iu     laundry  N'otlfs resper-tfiilly,  -irvsrTTO.rzrr-jt���������-r;--.-iT-JC-s-wi-T r'Tn-'-^iT.ss.-as^r^TWr'.^r.-cw-ys-fj-^r <.-.-,. va-3  cnwenMSMf..-i ���������:i;(.7.';)P'.-jj',mmui mimuiiaiiniJ  j QZO,    S,     HOGANi  R    MFiMQlRM   A   PO     Future and Undertaking, .  il.   hUVifOUH   111   UU., Repairing & Upholstering Done  Warehouse in ronneclion for s'nraire of family and other furniture,  IriiuU-., etc., at monthly or other rates. Agents for Haytnond Sewing Mar bine.  K THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  True Story About Rossini and  a Historic Timepiece.  BY ,i. h. WISBY.  Copyright. 1S03, by Ervin ll'ardman.  ���������' .Itos.sini was happy���������happy as a child  oir Christmas eve. LTis national hymn for  the Italian people had been accepted graciously by the kins, who showed his, ap-  < prcciation by presenting to the composer  a magnificentWatch. llossini never tired,  of i-howing it to his friends, and they  we're enthusiastic in Admiration, of its  costly' workmauship and the,number of  unrivaled diamonds sot'in the case.  "Ai. royaUuliitmond  for every note,-si-  gnors," the master is recorded as saying  lo a gathering of friends, "and by press-f  iux a  spring it plays the prayer in my  composition 'Moses.' "  '  ,   Sis years passed. '   ,.  One day its the great Italian composer  was sitting in' a cafe he was asked "to  ' show his timepiece. Rossini touched the  device, and while his friends listened and  marveled the watch played in'exquisite  harmony the prayer of the ancient prophet.  , 'A stranger who'was seated'in a corner  of the cafe rose and said, "Signor, you  have a lino watch, but I'll waiter a large  sum of money that you do not know all  of its various capacities."  "Signor," said.ltossini in surprise, "for  six years  1   have carried this watch in  -   honor of my  king, and in that time it  never has  lost or gained a minute.    It  chimes tho  hours' and the quarters/ "its  dial denotes the minutes and the date of  'tlie  month,   and   it  plays,   as  you, have  'hent'd, the prayer in 'Moses.' "  - The straujrer smiled aud shrugged his  '  shoulders.   "Nevertheless, I maintain my  claim. HI wager as much as 10,000  francs against your watch that you do  not know fully its mechanical abilities."  The,stranger's confident assertion baffled Rossini. For-a momeent he seemed  to pouder the full meaning of tho offered  wager.' .  "Well, if you have 10,000 francs to risk  I am willing to call it a bet iu the presence  of  these  gentlemen.     (Jo on   and  prove your, claim if you can.'/'   -  "Nothing is easier for me," responded  the stranger calmly. "Tho watch plays  more than one of your compositions, master. It also contains your postscript, and  within it is engraved an inscription which  is worth a hundred times the value of the  entire watch."        ���������   ,    " , t    '      .  In   amazement   Rossini   watched -the  \ stranger 'as he  took the timepiece and  touched several blind springs which opened the outer case and showed an inner  casing with   the composer's  portrait  in  'miniature, while..the mechanism played a4*  selection from tho opera "Taucrcdi."'  ,-"Deo aim diavolo!" exclaimed Rossini,  "you have won the bet, and'I���������I am a  ruined man.    I've offended the" king and  lost my watch.   You must be a magician.  How  do  you  know the  secrets of the  ���������watch?" - -    .      .   '  The stranger, laughed heartily. ' "Don't  take the matter to heart, signor. I am  Michel PliveiV the maker of this watch,  and only I know its secrets. Take it  back. I do not want it. I. wagered in  jest, but I am glad that you - appreciate  my workmanship,' great master."  Three explained to Rossini the intricate  mechanism, but when the composer inquired about the inscription' on the portrait casing to which Plivco had alluded  the latter requested him not to urge him*  for an answer.  But the curiosity of the "Wizard of  Pesaro" w;is roused, and ho insisted on  - being shown the inscription.  Pliree was silent for a moment, but  finally he took tho watch and pointed out  the inscription.  "There it is.. Look close and you will  find three numbers���������6, 81, Gl���������on the reverse of'the plate. That ia all I can tell  you."  "Whall" ejaculated the master. "Is  thai all? 'Are these three numbers worth  n hundred limes more than the watch? It  can't be right.   What do you meanV"  "It is a secret I dare not betray yet,"  hlghcrf the famous watchmaker.  Uut Rossini insisted now more than bc-'  . fore on its beinir interpreted to him. Ho  wished to know if he should choose the  figures for lottery numbers, and he asked  if there was something about it that  niicht be figured out by tho employment  vt arithmetic.  J$iir Plivee remained imperturbable and  would not disclose (lie secret. ('  ���������'Then when will you tell mo the moaning of those mysterious figuresV" asked  .Rossini impatiently.  ������������������-WltiMi limo is," was 'the melancholy'  answer.  The FuiTcoy of the meaning of the figures lr'1'1 a deep impression on the uaLu-  rally superstitious temperament of the'  composer, and his ineffectual attempts to  discover it caused him many sleepless  hours. He continued to be friendly willy  the watchmaker, but whenever he ap-j  proac'ied the latter for enlightenment regarding the inscription he was informed,'  that'the lime had not arrived. - '  * r. * * * *    I      *    '  The i:jlh ilny of November, 18G0, was  H dnlt   -linv dtiv.   Rossini wos sitting as'  ms-hiii in tits study during the early morning hours. lie had been working on u  prelude for a new composition, (ho frag-  'h.-entury score 'of which was strewn  .ibo-JJt on (he floor, but he hnd given it up  in drX'-ur. Jli.' was sitting by the window, loiiKiiig i������to the garden which surrounded his bailee.  ,Tty dvwlvol $j* Win Kg typist  the low slanting swallows Impressed liiiu  like mournful music, and it soothed him  , to sit there and listen to it in quietude.  He was an old man uott.  It seemed strange, but the more he  thought of it the more the fact impressed  him that since his meeting with the  watchmaker he never had been truly happy or contented.  The drizzle of the autumn rain and the  chirp of the swallows wove themselves  iuto music, and as he listened he seemed  to distinguish some of his own music in  it. A few strains only that died away,  and then again it was only drizzle, drizzle and chirp,, chirp, and then the lost  strains came again' and 'floated through  tho somber drizzling and plaintive chirping, and before he knew it 'th? music of  the prayer in "Moses" was plainly audible.  Willi a' choked shriek tho old master  jumped to his feet. He snatched the  watch from his pocket. Michel Plivee's  masterpiece was playing of itself! Human hand had not touched ft!  *    -     * * * * a *,  ' A few minutes afterward a messenger  "called at the study to deliver a letter and  found the old master in' a swoon. When  he recovered and saw whom tho note was  from, he told those who attended lum to  leave the room., lie then read ihe following letter:   r  Honored Master���������Now is the time. Come to' my  bouse at midnight and 1 shall tell you the valuable meaning of the ciphers 0, SI, 61. UinU ie-  Sards.    Your obedient servant,  ������        , MiCHEL rUTSE.  Rossini opened the window and shouted  for the messenger. The boy heard him  and returned. '  ."Is Signor Plivee ill?" asked the mas-'  tor. <���������  "No, signorrhe is well." c  "Then tell him I shalUbe with him at  the appointed time."  aTlie mysterious appointment at the/  hour of midnight and the possibility of  the fulfillment of a desire, he had nourished.-for soimauy years combined to raise  tho nervous temper of the old master to  its highest pitch. He attempted to shorten the hours by playing.- lie'could not  oplay to siiit'diiinself." JFe could neither  read nor write, and he .would not talk or  partake of food. All day and all evening  the "Wizard of Pesaro", could be heard  pacing about in his lonely study. -s  * * * *    -    ��������� *        '���������  As the cathedral chimes struck 12 Ros-  siui knocked at the door of Plivee's house.  A .pale,  tear stained' face looked  out.  Moaning and weeping sounded within., ���������  "My God!    What's happened?" 'cried  , the artist.   '   . ,  Kemcau, the celebrated physician,,  came to the door and said: "Only a few  mi miles ago Signor Plivco, our-beloved  boat, was sitting among us, hale aud  hearty. Suddenly, he had aheart stroke  and fell from his chair, crying, "The ciphers���������the ciphers;? His "death was instantaneous. I' do not know what he  meant by,'the ciphers.'   Do you?"  The- news so shocked the impressionable composer that he almost fainted.  Whence was questioned as to the cause  of his late visit, he shrewdly avoided an  explanation, for he was seized by tho fear  that the inscription would bring him only  distress aud uuliappiness.   ''  "I never want to hear another word  about'him," he told his, wife, who anxiously awaited his return. "These figures mean death."  Prom that day Rossini put the costly  timepiece away in his dressing chest and  in its place- wore a common watch. He  declined, to give his wife permission to  obtain' some clew from Plivee's widow  regarding the probable existence of papers containing the key to 'the solving of  the figures, and he made' every effort to  forget the matter.  Eight years passed. Gioachino, An-  .touio Rossini was on his deathbed. The  passing "away of the great artist was'  gradual aud slow" Stop by step he was  sinking into tho arms of death. But  there were moments when ��������� he roused  himself, as it'were, to consciousness.  . On, the last morning several letters  from friends and relatives arrived con-  - taining encouraging messages for the old  master.- .While his wife was occupied  iu reading them for him Rossini discovered, among the many dainty cards and  envelopes a large envelope addressed to  him personally. Seizecl by an inexplicable and.marvelous fright and horror he  whispered with parched lips: "What Is  this?   Quick���������look and see what it is!"  But -before Signora Rossini could open  the envelope ,the old composer sat up  .stiff on his pillows. His lips moved  ���������without emitting a sound, bis eyes glared dreadfully, and he motioned his wife  lo listen.  ��������� There! Michel Plivee's masterpiece,  which for years had been locked up in  the dressing chest, was playing.' It played a new melody, the aria "Di tanti  palpiti." Huiuan hand had not touch-  ,ed it!  Signora Rossini was stricken with termor. ' Tremblingly she opened the mys-  .'terious envelope. Her husband seized  the contents. One long, awful stare", and  the old artist fell back on his pillows  with a wild cry: "I knew it! ' It meant  .death!"  .' He clutched'tho papers so light in his  death grasp that it was difficult, to get  'them out of his 'hands. The contents  .were three checks on the bank of Milano.  bearing tho numbers G. .'31 and Gl and  amounting to over a million francs.  ! Rossini's ��������� widow. donated the money  for the erection of an orphanage in the  'composer's birthplace, Pesaro, hut history does not explain the mystery sur-  ���������rouuding the figures, the watch anil Michel Plivee.���������New York Press,  i^l^MI^  SOD PA0.no lEi  'I "J        f{ J' '  iiiabiVja b bl'c2t  TFans'-OoBtantal Route  ������ G-o6(i Service!  First Class and Tourist 'Sleepers  '   [i '  ' ,   From  leeaii to; Ocean i  Ticki't.s J.sMied Through   and L.iggage  Checked to Destination.  Daily- -Trains  iCa.l  S.20 leave  l.y  ItEVELSTOXE  "West  leave 17.150  \  *  -.*-.  >"���������-  ���������  -  *y*  '  '  irV  ������������������J    1'S     -���������''rw  **S.   .A-U    ,^..JV S ->-*  '.*S  I 'sS-f \--y Ku :  I,- 1  5   V   \\ ,*! <:������������������' I;  t"  I  1 s  !  4*  The, Best Advertising Medium \.i  tlie Kootenays. Tli&re is lie better  way for merchants, to reaclrthe  Dublic than through ths eoiuZL'������3  of the Bmhli- W iAmilte ~ Ja'-1.  ;,5r  * i  TO AND l-'HOM KOOTENA.Y POINTS. ,  S.10 leave arrive 16.15  The; Canadian  PaeiSe  Steamship :Cp.V..,  STEALERS  ROSSLAND and KOOTENAY  ',  Leave Arrowhead daily for all points in Kootenay, making connection       Nakusk for all  ' ' points on' Nakusp & Slocan railway and  Slocan Luke. , <��������� ' ,  Close connection at Uobson for Nelson Kootc-  nay Luke and Itiver poinU, , Trail. Rowland and all points in'Boundary Country.  For full information, [tickets.-maps, etc., call  1   'on or address   ,  T. W.-BRADS HAW"  Agent; Revelstoke.    ,  Or to     ; , ���������       "��������� '  OXJlR  wl'F ANDERSON,    '���������  E. J. COVLE,,  '��������� Trav: "Pass. Agent,        ' -A. G. V. Agent,  Nelson; I3.C.     t v  , Vancouver, B.C.  Kootenay Railway ������ ��������� -.   '...    '  '  '.    Navigation Company  Limited.  Operating Kaslo & Slocan Railway,  International Navigation & Trading  Company.  Schedule of Time���������Pacific Standard Time  . Effective Feb. 1st, 1000.c  ,  Kaslo & Slocan Railway  Passenger train for Sandon aiifl way stations-  leaves Kaslo at S a.m.;  daily.-returning, leaves  Sandon al 1.15 p.m., arriving nt Kaslo 3.55 p.m.  International Navigation and Trading  Company  , Operating on Kootenay Luke and River.  S.S. International leaves Kaslo for Nelson  nt 6 ii.m. dailv except Sunday; returning, leaves  Nelson at 4.:'.0 p.m., calling at Balfour,  I'ilot  Is the   Best Equipped, in the Bis-;  trict and Complete in HI very Par-  ��������� tieular.     Commercial  Printing  a  Specialty. '-���������'.���������  mil  A CUnclilnp: .Vpsiimetit.  Wife���������Now, John, you know very wch  that if 1 don't get that bonnet I shall cry  ami worry myself into an attack of nervous prostration, aud the doctor's bill will  be ton timet; th%' price of the bc-Duet.���������  yew Vpvk Jeurn-iJ.  Lardo-Dunoan Division  S     AMER.  ALBERTA.  Steamer Alberta leaves Kaslo for Lardo and  Argenta at 8:30 p.m. Wednosdayn.  -We���������are' handling a very, choice -line  of Calendars for   1901, many, of  ��������� them original , in design and  "thoroughly Canadian. In addition  to this we have also made a care-  'i   . i ���������  ful selections from the English,  German and "American markets.  Send. in your .order without further delay. *  ������  V,r^  '^  r.^*  4  4*  ���������  '4*  ������sy>  ers.'  nt 6 a.m. daily except Sunday; returning, leaves e& tt������-            .     , Tift       ������H        IPb           ^^..'^.li    ~  ^x^^^%*is^^ * Kootenay Mail;��������� Keveisioke,  with S. F. & N. train to and from Spokane, at A             -            .                ������/ ...  Five Mile Point.             '                   "   ' * '    - *                '                               '   _   _   ^ _   . '  i> v.  .4*  Steamers call at principal landings ��������� in both  directions, and at other poiiits������when signalled.  Tickets sold to all points in Canada and the  United States. .  To ascertain  rates ' and   full   information,  nddrc6B! .ROP.EUT IRVING.'  8 tf - '' -      Maniigor, Kaslo, B. C.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS  Royal Mail Linen.  Chofipssfc Route to tho OJ.d Country.  '" ALLAN laNE-From Portland  Xuniiilian        ......      Melius  Parihian    -      -      -      - -      -      -^ pi-"{  Laurent in a    I  '11  Tunwimi .- '[   til  Nimildiiin    -      - ��������� '  ' "_-������.  DO.AIlNiON LINE--From Porllitud.    -  Doiiiinion - - A ill Hj  Cfiiiibi'oiirin - - -       "   17  Kt-o'.n  Moiil'.-eiil.  Vancouver 'Ajil.-S!  BEAVEU LINE-From St. John.  Arr.w.i     ���������      ���������      Mch "JS  Lake Superior -M1! I  Lake Ontario ..... ������������������   u  Monti-n-;c -       "   18  Lake IX uvm - - - - ',- ' " '-J  Passencei-s ticketed through to all parts of  Great Britain and Ireland, and m specially low  rales to all purls of the European, contincut.  Apply to nearest railway or (-l.ciim.ship agent or  ro  T.  W. 3KAX>S2iAW, Agent, Rovolatokc  v.   ^-   ^^   v.   -f-   -f-   -<r   -f;   ���������*?���������<*:   -T-:   -..-   -r-   <���������-   -fi:   -ir   ?r   -r^   -(-   ^cr   ���������*.������   Q   *r>   ^f;   -->   -cr -     (-.  'T  -Incorporated, by act of Parliament iS-bo.  -HEAD OFFICE  MONTREAL  War. Molhon Macpiiekson, Pres. -    y.fH. Jiving.. Vice-Pros.  , . F, Wolfeiistan THOMAS, General .Miiuugcr  PAID UP CAPITAL  RESERVE   ���������    '    -'    . ;  general banking basincss transtiutc.l  J. D. MQLSON, Manager,  ' $2,000,000  -   ' ��������� 1,500,000  1 l j  Interest allowed on deposits ;it cuvrent ruti-s/  ' i7"orb"ij'T c^nvf  ^  n  iiii'VjiuOjL^U^, i). 0,  rffm������im.������a'JMraTnC3niCTCT3gMf-7SV.'Cqmnmroit:^^  I Highest Cash Pr:c i Pai'.i fir       |  p,w -} A vf l< t. .v.;. '.-;.��������� ftf.  I' !1  \)      All shipments arc cxioniiKid by me >'? {.\  Q   soon a.* tliry i.rrlve.    I'lomiit ret.uns .-is- y 1  a   Mirrd.    I'fier'S mv too   bluli   lo- wurriuit  W -  (>!\!.:!".j  i::[":  Canadian Pasific navigation Co. I/d  ALASKA   ROUTE.  Steamers for "W'nuijjH. Juneau and Skagway  leave Victoria  Every "Worlnosda.y at S p. m.  and Vimeouvoi-  Every Thuraday at 2 p, xn.  Steamers fur Northern British Columbia porta  leave Victoria and Vancouver weekly,  liiitcs etc., on application to  C. S. BAXTE1L  Gcporal IVpenjfer Agont,  YiQtorfo, ^, 0.  Iiuliiing tjiiods  for any K-iiKth   "!'  Ih'"-. [' ,  a  sb ].i op posted 011 tr.oi-ciiii-r..s Jj  *  you t;ot from  ���������      G. \7  BALDWSM, ���������  P.O. Box 0 ' Aj,'otit. for Jus. Ulinian  Winnipeg, K������i\n. ,  . i i.   ;:. \  r.:tV'j  . ; - 1 : 1 .'  j ' TtT   "&" X57>."~���������;"���������'".  tch^ssaxss^aEsss^^^jjnsxm^xo^siiT.  ;������:  Drayiiiir und delivering 11 spcci.-iliy.  Teams always ready at shortest  notice. Cont.r:tct.s for jnbiiin^  taken.    Afiei,i<.  for   J3. C. Oil Co.  Robert Samson,  EADE3 6 ASHCEOFT,  llWifW   rsnr}    r-'r,r^;-'r;r/it";  r' on;i    ������*���������:":!���������,���������/".ri^ci  i&iiii   ������s>v;i W : v.-i *Ji  B-irvcyia-'i-of }..ia<-. T.in'".; '.'���������;..:> --.-i i ( icv n  . . 1 ; ,, ..  VANcoi; vi;i;. u. c.  t  '���������"f"   "rHU  ItfViVl4 '^r*,-'("������ M.-BtTihX^'ll^l /..i-���-j .U-.-H
-.i~. rf^-^..73:n-S
Ifvouare thinking of $
Jearnmf to play,a vio- &
lin, banjo, guitar, auto- g
harp, or any musical.$
instrument, call and see .j;
our most complete stock ��
' ��� ��� ��� w
���| Instruction books for all k'
instruments- kept ' ' on ^
hand. ,,        ,%
, % A   large    assortment"    of |
�� sheet music,-' foj.ios, etc. |
i*f-: ,   -Will'order   at the price <rc
V registered �� if     not   in |
| stock.    .                   ' '    '  S
I CanadaDpngftBu^.. *
~v'     '       ���  Revelstoke Station. if
���   .V ��>
A- -
lheumntism. IFe says he is as pood as
new nnw'a-.id will resume his run as
brakeman between here and Fieid.
On motion of Sir Jlowell Mackenzie
the redistribution bill was given six
months'hoist in the Dominion senate
on a yote of-11 to J!).
.Tas. MeMiihon,is this year again pi e-
p;ired to meet all the wauls in the line
of wagons, delivery rigs, buggies, etc.
His advertisement appears in this issue.
II. L. Lovering is carrying a complete lin<> of wall paper siiuijik'.-i which
he woukMie pleased to show you. .See
his advci tiseincnt, in this is.-aie.
-For a good spring tonic l;.i:e our own
prepared' sar-.aparill.-i, it is stronger
and iniiie strengthening ilinu any
other���Canada Di ug iS; Rook (Jo.       a
.'    '    , V,       DIED.-    ,
ihiKi-y/A-:���At  Revelstoke. oh  Tuesday,
''   March 27, 1000, T. A. iBree/.e, aged '57'
year:-.      ,
.Mat ruliws���At Revels! oke on (he 2:jt.h
'iost., .Samuel Matthews, - aged If)
yocri iv, 8 days. < ,
"ft. Pollock, Presbylerian missionary,"
left for Winnipeg this morning lo
resume his studies at Manitoba coiiege'.
lie does not expect lo return,lo British
Columbia but will probably go to
Broadview, Assa., on leaving college.
Harry Morris came down from
Standard Basin on Wednesday to arrange for the release of his .supplies
from the building oi: the li. C. Copper
Mining and Smelting Co. which was
locked up by the sheriff some-lime ago.
.las. Taylor is now deputyisherifr.
. ��� .Sheriff Redgrave of Donald  was in,
town vesterdav. '       '
<���    .lohnnie Bliind  left for -Victoria  on
Vvednesdav. , -' ,
���  G. !<]. Manuel'of Donald   was' in   the
city yesterday.'      ;,   <    '"
Charlie'Ross, of Trout Lake, came in
fiohi the east yesterday.      ��� -'
."John S. Lawson, who spent last
summer in Revelstoke and Trout Lake,
returned Wednesday ..from England
and went iii to Trout Lake next morning on business in connection with bis
mining propel Lies on Five-Mile, lie
say's that English capil.-il is open-for
speculation in this country if the prospectors do not hold,their properties at,
too high ligutes. The rush,, for South
Africa, Mr. Lawson bays, is not likely
to commence for a year or too yet and
considerable attention will most' likely
be given, to British Columbia in the
in Can tim if. He expects to,-leave for
England .again in about ten 'days.
Tlie usual services~\yiil he held at St.,
Peters church on Su.ndav.
li. 11.   Atkins   h.-ts   been   appointed
collect or of customs for Revelstoke.       '
Win. Ihiillie. representing  the B.C.
Mining Record, is in town this week.
Dan McRue  is  back   to   town   after
spending (he wintet at Gtand,Forks.
Win. Cieotge is visiting Comaplix in
attendance at a dance given   thete.
, '  CORONER'S .INQUEST.        '  '
Jury' Find T.   A.   Breeze Died from
Heart Failure.
The death occurred a! the City Hotel
Tuesday evening of an -elderly gentle-
juun named T.'A. lit ee/.e who had been
a. guest of the hoti.se for lite pus I two
weeks coming fious Hector wheieho
had been employed as telegraph opei -
a tor. Dr. McLean, the attending.physician, granted a ilea til cerlilicalu and
bin-remains wen- taken in'charge by
the local mem Lets of the Cider of
Iiaih o.-td Telegraphers and removed to
K. Dovi'MHt it Co.'.-. iNVxi, morning a
suspicion of foul play ;iii---e owing lo
marks on deceitr-eii's he.ui, ar.d Mayor
Smith w.is   waited   on   with  a ii-.jnesl
Million's shop that, dealh was due lo
he.-ii't di.seas-i- ami ! bought injui ies v.'.'i e
���worthy of inve.s', ig.i'���in:| ; could not'i-.'y
that Mi. JiU-Malion fxpii-.-ed .--m-piei'mi
of foul play: ] was -nl'.4\"'i injury was
riiijiicient to ha\e investigation. Mr.
Gi"lu"ij--and my.self v.vni. lo Mayor
Smith and' a-iied to Pave iurpiesl,
thinking we we.-o jn-jt.iied in doing
this fiom injuiv on h.e.id. No one tolii
me deceased h.-id lieen in a ro'-v,; nothing hut appealatice oi left siae nc head
caused stt-ipicion: in my opinion injuries could not have been caused by
falling down ;' have no r^io-on tor sus-
peciiug anvone oi dealing a blow.'
Dr. MeL".iu. fiv.Mi u, j ,im ;i medical
practitioner and tii-add (P-ceasi II, titt-l,
being called Tuesday morning hy .sir.
('aiey. 1 .found him imcoiiscioiir,
, breathing hi-.-n i;y, and v. itli iuju; ies'on
headj'left.ey(-;;n'1. biou-1/..-iitg u'iscojoi'-r'd,
blood clot'eii at J.-It ear coming lroi.j
c\iifi: was rohl be had fallen, ,it.<l sinned to me (jo;! !������ -u-a-ible rhS: tiiis would
cause injui i;-?:: j-ktii! i.m ��� not injured..
Heart v.vs wt-ak .d.iring flay; 'jaw him
lour times, la .1 about <J o'clock, and
received word of deaib 'about 7:rjP.
Death Wii.s c.-iu.'-ed hy heart failure.
Do not think injuries received iuf-
ficient to cause death.
- Dr. 1\1 c-K-ech !tra-vwrr^-h��fi-irm'-TV i 11. ess
husiiid, li.was ordered iivilie e'oroncr
to tnake a post mortem from ,v. hicli I
will .read notes. The notes certiiied lo
the' finding of clotted .blood on the
brain, but a foil account cannm. lie
give:!. Resiuniifg bis evidence the doctor said : I think fall' might produce
brain trouble such as-de'-ertbed. but.-mi
inclined lo think from striking more
lb,in the iloors'.ich as a eiiair. lie died
or'compression' of lho htv.hi laused, by
clotted blood Ibis causing he.-irt failure.
l)\: Mcfje.'tn again utu-Hli'oned by jiiry
Sriid deeeits-(-r| was not iViloliy cousu'oll-
The' jury relired ,-iuo .-i|)jjoinled W.
T." jMeldi'uiii ' fore"in.-iu, ' returning in
about twenty minutes with lho fob owing'verdict : ���
Revelstoke, B.C.. March 23, 1000.
To .7. W. Cross. M. D��� ���   e
'Coronet i)f Revr-is!o!;e. /
\\To. the uiidcrsignyit, juro?;.-; ."inpan-
elle.d to inquire' i:it���_��� the ,do;i! h'of 'J'. A.
Breeze, do hereby stair- that from the
evidence adduced the decca-ed c-nne to
his ilea I h irom piessure of blood on th(>
briiin pioducing heart failure; and
thattb.ese results were, caused by his
accidentally falling .and striKing' ids
head 6n some li.'i,id substance.
, Signed by full juiy.
In summing up the (vise the coroner
said that care s-hould be exei cised in
sneb matter:-, and f sin t lmihii'i:; but-1 he
mo'sf .'eli.-ihle evidence s.'ioitid bo produced (o warr-iDt .':t'i iji/est ig.ition, ;ind
in ibis cftst" uc'.i d-.d ;.'oL e:ci--r.' He. dis-
mis-ed the jn: ors.
n.r.T.i.3^3ajrTarCT.^j --^=r~_sn*3>^^.;wr
!saving secured the Agenrv Cor the   " Welland   Vide"' Bicycles  'j
] h;ne now samnles-df the -��� ' tw
'   (Ladies and Cents.)
#""l"'0--A.:E?,x>iSTsr qity""   "  ���" ���   ''
#'   ' .. ! '      s?>4:0
Thi-e wheels aie"claiined to lie the best value, in town. ,'A^l the vfK
,   h-iles) improvements.   .Qunlop Tire.s; r ���,
��    ;i     j
/'l\ '' ' '      '' ^'nv
Al'.J   'r?:, '^.   r)  r-'A    '-   '"  it        /\-, .-     p   t---.i-.   f ���.,  ��������,     ..    .-,r
rf\^  a ��� t. & li L.< l' i 4.     *.^:e , ij'j i i  %.) a h Ij L j J ,
"'���'������ '' ' TRZV     lOiJ'O     (ft M
���     ln'i'"!"""r   H " H j 'Ml
^    at the C/.hD };A/jA.\R s-> if vou wanL barg-iiusconie on those days
*    #VAH4'/T��WW VAIfi/>J������-,*<WM
:\J.'   I! U' a J i.-v,.-tj :i i 15 L-�� '.' >i L       <!_-�� a    il-ali Vi J d \j \j\
/.\^   , i"i    ��X JIL ifi.^        X^>'JL TAS^Ji is. '   SL.JFA   ^.aL^A
1 ' ,\      V i*- ' o I
V^/%f-A/ r^\,r^^<r\al^>'\j
^3 sv  't> a nnr'n
���^-"^.-.-j. :���(J i.". if"��r 'C L, LLl r\.
C.P.R. Watch Inspector.
Vouches, Clocks, everything in the line.   ���
Specialty���-Watch  Repairing.
BICYCLES, Ageni famous " Cleveland'1
,\ll-Work tbiarantccd.
'l    " -S       K,       ft       "> '       1 I
Fresh. Cod, (Halibut,  Sal;��on,   IiLc,  Smcked.
/-Fish& ivi'ppers a Specialty.
H jiir.,a,5J,'7��.srnr.n:racwr syi=.i--.T*vsir-3
Family Grocers, band;Produce' Merchants.
.     '      >      t ,
-    ' Second   Street, ",
*mMt*WrXIStV\.-V*ai *V��XW^X?&M7K;j.tjn
^-.i^W y��.'"^sJ<fnJ^w^^'--vyvvrf<'%^r'v^^
5 ;i
 ;  j^.....  . ...; -.-��� >- ���- J"-p-  s ^   ...  ...  ~*.
'P      r   ,/--.,!    .���    i.���....    , i,,    i.-i~^iJ.    tiopgood, ii.   1\.   jiovle.  W. T. Jdel-
J.    J     G anam    keeps    .ho    b.-.dgo   ,,,���,���/,.,_   Jti   (;I0wds..(1,-Jf   K. D.  J. C.
though badly erippled   lyilh^ lugnnpe.    Johnson and C. U*. Miiciieil   loranin-
 ' v , (j.jc^t, to be held in lb,- evening.   Alter
.    Mr. and Mrs.   S.   J-'litidt left  vester-! \ iewing the  remains the jury'and cor-
���, l      .       ,. , ...   *. .. .    fonec   returned   to   the court house for
day movn.ng tor a two month s visit to j .hp lwsirintx or- witnesses.
Lnghtnd.              - , \     R. Caley, sworn, said, I  am   proprie-
��� '       - ; tor of the. City  Hotel:   knew  deceased
Robt.    .Ch.-toman,     m     Arrowhs.-u., I wh" arnvw'.af my hotel  on  thefore-
,      ,',,      ,r.  t ,r   .   i , noon ot the nth or JU: b of .siaicli apuar-
re,.t.s'te.vd  at  the   \ictoita   Hotel   on | e|)t]}. ,.V(1<    1^-^,^ u.i.s ooile icbr-r j
���Tuesday. j lmt*h?id  b-en   drinking   nioie  or  le.-j. >
                    '      j until  Mor.day  night whfn  on   return j
Several new  names   were  ,-idded   to
the roil of the local  liberal association
on Tuesdav evetiinir.
Srnitliw.is   waiteit   on   wun  a u-quesi %.''��"���*'' C-   t   ?        ll .'���' <'"''- ":''k"i"/"��^'j)
for an inquest.     Dr.   J.  W. CV��ih->. mi-,' \i V >S. 6   g        g'*    .-Ji   J pH'g,
oner, was simiinoueil and lv with Chief '��? f^iA A,    <L/U pj \J&
Bain enip.'inelled a jurvcnmno-:ed oi R.
i   Or
9.   i-ev/
may see Samples from
Days - you
^   J?3   ^a  ^ # 5V.  I f'-""0?   "
iH/3 /f\   w  B\d W
FIRE &' LIFE .INSURANCE AGENTS,' ���"    '.    ' ���
X{i 7 'O :QJ r,"J      Q rvrpi 7-,-rrii rp       v> -,r7i TTTay o -TT^ ~-':r7^
T','0      cJ/.tlTOi-n' Q'i'TPY      ni      f1r)"';do
Z-..iiJii<,: ii    .t. i tOt,'ijt
Ca!t eii  Onceot Gtation
.Resiz-urzjii and see  for
irora stipper  he  *ppi-,iri'd   to  stuoibie i
and  fail  to the h.di:   Mjme oil'.-c;   tn*-- I        ^ -1] "E R  O'"i-* T* ?0 ? i?1,S O
boys picked him up ;tnd he uenr u. the {        i^f, 3 [-1 - j! "J', j' ^ M i M r{ 1
bar atom ii.ir I   could   nnlv .-c'.j that he | a n �� S * &.! ik-vJ u &itl a 3 3�� ?-J i
arc beauties. The Spring will lie here before you
know it and yoi: wiJj be uncomfortable with your
hea\'y winter suit. Pick our, your pattern now and
have your Spring" Suit in time. '
. New Spring .-Styles in Woolens.
.���.lUm,..*'  i
-. liV.
'tfivsi Street, Revelstoke.   <
dropped  iu   hnli  but drai't krcnv pr.-e,
Rev   Pur.K-    or  q-lmon    -�� i-m     ...pt . ttonj but wDnc going to chair nis rignt , ,. ^     ,    ,   ,
iit\. ltiKt>.  ot Salmon   .Mm-,   -'I   .side gave w,��v and he fell   lo the ilo-r. i '{QUI'   J^Ci'.Ci-flCO.';
occupy the I'lvsbytei'iar'.'churrn puiptt    u�� Wltt,  pt^-d   -���p  by A. L. Kiucairle, , .���>���  i���. ,.������� h u .u.i. -!\ -c , it, hnt
on Sttudav i:e.\-t.  '     - ' Del t.   Cu-'k   and' -il.hei-: 'the:.-   '/.is a,' J   " "��� -'  ���'< \ >i ���     .'ti     -nili.'v-   Oi.-;
i ,,,     i i : 11 - ! .""-ia ���''. ������ ��� \v -' i" i:h','.\ .'.li.
' i (-1. - . ,.        ,     ���       ,   ,   ,,.  , i
J, i-i ���    ��� :  ','  r.i-   ,  i ^iii   ..l-'-li- ' l'n!i" ,
,-rr.^-w.%---���..-i;r-'7r���"'" ',"' "^-sjT'lJ-.-T
G^vKft'.;, ^--^'-ii:'i:^
k'i''.-;,, y ,vV.,7-. %W,~: o'-.'tr-V;
fei" ���j-^ir^": '.r;ii^^' -J"^-
i little   bl'iod   coning   Irom  mo
��� el ''I.
S--c l!:e   MldJutnev-R.'.illJe   lircycP-,
<.'} el>l'()W '.v.'is di .colol'i-d ;   he  i-iii.iMj.f: ,-, ,    ,,,,;  ;il ,i  .;     ]|( |   ,., ,>���,,���-(,'   ij|..
I in bar   loom Until n-'ar 11   ri'rli,   k  -.'-i.'-!, ( '    ",'n-     i"l   -���     <,),".
otic i>f the v( vy luteal ('.in.-tdi.ui tu.dM-s, I ^,, ;..,-._ r,,,. i,j, lf(M|ii  lelmidr:;- ,tl-.i.,(  l.J , .��, -����� ini.'."i!    I*---!'jod,':.".Tl.-   Don v:50   St.
al I he ('an,tii.i I):'itif ft fjooh i'o.'s.    o
I Of    siiDCtly    alter    ��<.-i(_\ jn-r    ti,,(|   i,,.   ..���.,,_
                             ' gciog outs; |i.,      I Jut i-.i'ii '.ip bar  m,:,,'���-
., , , . .     . .       ' dl.'ti"IV    rl!t'"l U.'ll-ds    .-Old  thud,  be  \.eii!
(..,..   .ilex:i,���t,.,.   m,-m,i-;er    of     Ihe ij||(. , [)(,u���hl j hl.���l(; hll|l , ������,,. .��� ��� r,.,,,
ltilern.it iiMi.-il N'.ivig.ili'iu Co. al, Kri'do,
\\';i.s it: Revel.-lo|:e ye-ie: day.
.iiis, Iii own, forinerly <m employee
of the Victoria Iloi.-i, i-i-i in ne-l i;i>m
N'.'tiiLonver Wedne-il.ix'.
lllirn.tes       later lllil
titin.      I     %vii -     not
! al tot   7    o'clock    itl    the    ui"t n! i
d:ri      ii.it     .- .��� ��� . ,
.'ttniiiiil      ii'.i,: ,   j J;.'] j | -'   t
,    ,    ,,   ,1 Ui ill f\ L
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Cr'sl",-*-' "L':
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1".   ������"'-��� 'J
'/'��� \:-}j-j.' ?. /it"
t"-.i-r i* j'.V: , V'-: \^ ,;v-f'';j
and Piece Goods in
MADRAS, mimiKm\&X'.    ���
'!'!:'���  ne.'iti M   and  prettiest goods   in theso lines we
h.. * e vi ���' i (.ceived.
��� 11 i.i'
"'',     '-I,'.
n .i   ' v   i!
. f.V.lls
.!..\. .Mara, who recently relmned
fi'iim i.\u* old counlry. oanie t:p 1'imii
Ni'1-.nii    Wedne'-d.iy   afterurion    going
A large .'-I'.ijiiijeiil ot u.ill piper, mn-
laimng- .ill lb" late-l d.-'ign- lot IIK/O,
jtist rerreiu d ,it the Canada Lrng ii"
Jloolc Co.'-'. o
.I.S   Chile, inspector of cii-.|rimM, bus
b"f'tm'ii low n Joi   .'i   few^'  ihiyr-  in  con-
n-'Clion    with   ll.e    change    of    local
; was po\sio!" I,l;al be ai-o   liad   i J; j n r. >. H r- -f   > |.f,<   i-'/,-    , ,    i'-v-,-,   f<"*Jv(irl
f licer rirevious to LhU: -i.iiei'-   v.Ms   ���������>'.  XjKj'b' lilcll   'i\6\''.i   i \\i\j X \a\j\X.
Ciifirlie V/ilcos came back vesferd.iv
; loti'id   ii 'CviM-d   in   ,    i ii,1.1    !i,
loom: he   (ijd   no!   , i-p-'ai   t"   ,m-   !',- P ; l
the;i   and    \.'c   c, i|i':i   ki   ')..  .'-li ;.>,,,,: ��� ,'_  "
rl  'II 1.1)  Ol eilM e(l     ill.   aiio'll    i      ii'r'r'i,'.    !u
tile eVr-l'iir-i-;   lie   \'--i-    I-i   bl^   !''.!'.!)   ,:tl       3    j;    J.",,''!
riay   updei-   uoi'toi -    c.wc.    "n    b. o.g ' i-'- '--��� ���t-'I.t'
quest inner I iiy eoiotier l!:-' w't1 U" - ��� s.ij'i j
deceasr d   had    taken   drink n!'   ���,vhi-'.y '
before giving to bed at   1)   o'l-iock,   ".r,
of licer f
dis.'giv-frii'enl w ii li any  one   in   bar or
hail nor had   Ihetv  beeii ,n\y  implear- ,	
rintnes.-. w it n rinyone t hat day. !
James   .Sullivan, H"tl   Click rind ,\u-t
thoiiy Hlllgersni, were  railed fil.il ga . i- \   X.% ,, 3 % 1    /] r>   ?. .'    >.',.,.   .��rr>vA>
eviri-nce much the same as thai ,,{   'f,.     �� %t   11   ifrj H   l\)t     VOtll.
( a ley   .'is    lo   w.iat  look   p!,ic"   m   t,, ��� ' <*'
hotel I bill  evening.
Thos. Hillicr, .-.wot n, ~i!id, I iim a
cai pent"] and builder m i<"ve'Nroke; I
visited I b" body of Aft'. Uree/.e t o-ilay
abotil, 10 o'< luck in company with T. .1.
(irah.im and we lhou:;hl an ii"|tie-i
proper all'! went,   to : ee Mayor ': .n..i a ;
\1,H     ll(;l      JiersOMilllV     il' () ll.l i II! "(I     ^ I I O   |     $/$
Write iiir Safit*.fcs affd IVices
Free (o any Address.
Wp>Up��r   BniQ    Vicforia BC
iers West o>   Toronto.
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li   f .DM!
^M^'H   r^M^  r     'i^R^IS^nr   S    p^(��   and Sheet   Class,
fmmxtiktx rirtnuwftrtt! w^ M,��,i^ crate
i:v.        MA.IKSTJC   STiCl'.'L, RAKC i'iS   for   liotel   ati'd   Ftlmily   use
LvJixioj:^' and Mill Supplies.
British Columbia,
'll.l!    'j'llilKV
%  0,
.froiu-IJarri.srii,! lint Spriog.-i  ivliiji't.'  he    deceiisct!.      My   oiiject   m vi.-n'mg i.lie j   fjl%
wt'ut.fiC'int! time  it^o ���sulh!iin^  I'tom I hudy ..wot-   th;it. 1, hen.ru in   j^r. M,c-j'^ V
.'ii-auclw". i'l f.'itw-.oii {'ily. -\ llin .-ini! H"nnett.
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fii!1! ii. 0. Ao^Y AfiB GflLKIJOAL Sl[FMlo/":(LIffiITEl)).
(L-ite araeJ-'.-irliine vc Co.)
V A N COUVER,    B.  C.
M.iini...r'i ei'.'i    and   direct   hnp.'irt"r.s. and   carry a  I.irgo  stock  of
'I-I u,i';'-., l-'-n n,ir "���. I'"ne CI iy goi'ds, S, lent i-ie and Practical liooks, Ol.-isswnre,
i'ial iinuii :oiul -, As i l-.t 'hen.ii al-. ,-ind .ill nl lierA^sayei-'satid rdincr's retjuirements
Sole Agei11.-. i'>r .Mmgnu Crucible Coinpuut,  IJiUlersea,  Bfcher Sona' Bal-
'incf-'-.' etc ..'���,..''������' .       ���'!.������'     ' '       '    '��� ���'
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