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 si  w  \iy.  V'  l.d  li  tt*  Proving Library  Vol. 12.-No. ,6  W^ ������ - 1005   \%\  .1.?  c>,  %f0^1A)@-^' '  .revelstoke: b, c, may e, 1905  $2.00 Per Year.  ���������������  THIS   BUSY   SPOT.  Big Clean up of  ii  tt*  IS*  -��������� Our'stock of Ladies Tailored Costumes and Silk Waists  is very heavy, 'aiid our assortment complete.    Tliey  are  beautifully tailored', the rp'rocltice of the most modern ancl  up-to-dateTa'ctorieV'in the East���������   In order TO  EFFECT ,  ���������A OUIGK CLEARANCE sve are; putting', all of these  'garments on'sale-at, tlie SACRIFICE7PRICES quoted  below     This is a bona-fidc sale and^the goods 'are'exactly-'  ^described.'   COME   EARLY   AND   GET -FIRST  >���������'    -      ,-   , ��������� SELECTION. ' ��������� ������,V-*  $20.00 Costume for.$11.50 f  Ladies Bla'ck . Clies:iott 'Costume,  trimed with.,black and white silk'  gimp und gun metal buttons, .very  urolty and beautifully tailoted.  Ri'Kiiliir'" price $20.00.,. to clear'  ,    ., '      .quickly $11-50.,,. "���������  ;$20;00; Costume $12100  Biosvn    Mixed  'Tweed ' Costume.  trimmed   with, -ilk. strapping aud-  'Vun- metal t hut tans.', very   -smart. -  R.'Kiil.ir price !?20,00. to cWiM'iiick-  -3.      - ly,S12 00.        ,    -    '   ���������  "$20.00'Costume $12.00  -Black. -Bioadcloih -Costume, ssith-  'scolloped''s.hould''i*',c,ip"p* nnd  stole ���������  and    stitched  ���������mtfet.i    trimmings.  UoKiil.it-  ' Price ��������� $20 00, ��������� to    clear  quickly $12.00. .     -  $25.00- Costume   $15:00,  Gicy Mixed/fsvei'd Costume rsvitli  skirted coat and black velvet, coljui,  trimmed svith black buttons-and  stitching. Regular price $25 00, lo  -.--    clear quickly $15 00.       g   '  $25.00   Costume . $16.50  Black Venetian .Costume, trimmed  "ssitli silk stitched strapping and,  silk lined,"black patentle.Uher belt,"  faced-.svith colored, silk applique,!"  very'smart. Regular, price $2,y>.00,i  "to clear quickly $10.50.      -     ,  $35.00 yedstume*" $20.00,  D.i'rk Mixed'Tsveed, svith collar and  cull's ot-black stitched* bio.ulelolh*  and 'silk braid, very, pielts', in  different sizes.- Regular price .fio.OO,  ,to<clearquickly71>20:00.;   ,     3  . *     '    *     ft* * - '  -Slid i.i.mv in'ore t'oiLinmierous to mention aie siliiil.illy reduced.  ALL OUK SILK SHIRT WAISTS GOING AT LESS'THXn* HALF."  GREAT SALE.    '     7- GREAT BARGAINS,.  '  RAILWAY:  ACCIDENT  f , ,     l S ,  Two Firemen Killed Saturday-  \Night in Head-On Collision,  r   at Dovvnie.    '   ,  Engineer W.J.McNab Manfully1,  '   Take's Blame���������Much Sym-  .    pathy Felt For Him.   , .  ~ ���������   i ' i "  The city received,, another, shook  Saturday night svhen it svas ^reported  there-* had ' been u head-on. collision  west of. Revelstoke betsveen ' first  section of No. l'express and a height  train. Soon there svere,crosvds round  ,the station', many, being*'friends or  relatis-es'of those on the train, cresvs  nnd eager for infoimation. At liist it  sviis-stated   Engineers .McNab    and  CLOTHES DO' NOT  make "the .man1  but "they, often  proclaim * the  man.- .  -    It is an  undeiat.i"d   thing  that sse  make <>  i-elses  ac-'  ceptable iu th' V1'' I1'0 ."ibout  us in oui  app.'.ii.n ce.    Guild  clothe- only  ci ii .ut.iin this-  end.     We sell cloth- s for the  highest class isholc.il" tailois  in tho eastern   cities.   These  aie not cheap  pooily  gotten  up icacly made*, but the highest stand.ud  ol   nit in good,  clothes.'^ ' We   only   isnit   a  cli.incc to lit you.  'COME      I X !  EN'S'|DR;ESSY  SHOES  30 styles to choose  from and esciy pair  new and Uicuii-tci-the-minutc  bryle-. You loose the chance  if vou nii-s looking at these.  MILbl-VERV  v  DRESSMAKING  DRV GOODS  CJ.OTIILVC  .    MEN'S WEAR  LADIES' WEAR  CROCKERY '  GLASS   WARE  GROCER1 ES  CARPETS  Get Your "JOB WORK" Done at  the Kootenay Mail Office.  tiain hail been killed on' the "spot? aiid  Fireman Scott,, of i the 'freight train,  fatally'injured, svhile brakeman Smith  of'the freight, and several passengeis  sveie injuied.        ( . ,  'It svas a case-qf un"accident happening to one of the best pf men through  one of -the' company's- most caieful  employes misleading nn older.''.'No 1  svas in tsvo , sections,', aid the .first  section svent out in charge of yLee  Anderson as conductbr.and Engineer  Moscrop'and ��������� Fireman Eastwood on  ,thc engine. A freight, in chargevof  Conductor McCi uai and svith'Engineei,  SV: J. MeN.ib1 arid Fireman , H. K.  Scott, hrothei of Enghiier M.J. Scott,  on the'engine svas,'coining in from'  Kamloops.- - .The freight gotjts orders  at Sicambus.' .Conductor McCrum  and his , rear" briikenian'' .understood  these orders, sshich meant they svould  pass the passengei at Dosvnie Siding,  nearly .three,"miles ssest ^of 'Griflin  Lake./ y. Engineer, McNab ''len'd ',the  ordeiytc'inean- that No.*/l^ ssas tsvo  ho'iiis lute iind he expected to iiiTik'e'  i.tselotokc >eb.ie meeimgjt. t llie  inieieading of the uider-svns, due-to'the  ssoid ;���������''2nd" being coveied < by "his  thumb aa All. McXnb rend'-tbe oidei,  aid he h..d not notned it, mid 'ssas  not assnie No. 1 ssas 111 tsso sections.  Mi. AiuN'uli ia'one 01 the niost cine-'  ful and-ieh.ible engiuec-is m ihe com-  puiijs seisice. Ue lend his ouiei tsvo  01 Unee times ai'7(l t-tnl did not notice  the'ssoid "2nd" fiom 'its position at  the edge of the paper.  SS hen tbe height  ic-ncheil   Dossnie,  Conductor   AJcOium   did   not notice  nil he had passed ihe sidmg that  the  train did not pull  up  as-tlie   svliislie  ssna not  blossn   .is rcquiied   by   n.iiii  riiles'at inile-boaid of sidings.    When  he discovered tlie mistake  he  rushed  to 1 ne emeigeucy aii and pulled it to  st. |. the train, but it ssas too. l������te nnd  'il.   next   nuiuite.'the   tiains  daslied  ii,'i.i#one    another  .it  .1  curve svlnch  ci.-ealed them   from   viesv   till they  ssCik. right against one another.'  -    'Engineer   Eastwood,    of   the   pas-  sengei sv.is killed immediately  by  the  I co������l piling on lop of him and chiving  1 him against the boiler *ssheie  lie  svas  I crushed   on   one ��������� side   and   severely  J burned, meeting instant death."   Fire-  ' man Scott  sv.is  crushed   beneatli  the  l tender of his engine and hud  an  arm  and leg   cuiolied,   scalp   wound   and  other iujurieo from svhieh  he died  at  the hopital next morning.  Engineers Moscrop and McNab had  a maivellous escape, being thrown  clear of theii engines,1 and escaping  with a fess^bruises, though each svas  unsconscious lor some^ time fiom the  shock, rndeod Mr. Moscrop lemem-  bers nothing about it yet, his mind  being a total blank ns to the occurrence.  Mr. McNab had a remarkable experience. His first consciousness svas  to see Eastwood before "him svith hia  arms outstretched and when he asked  him svhat had happened Eastwood  replied "Billy that is first section of  No. 1." So perfect svas the, vision  and sojpositive svas Mr. McNab of it  thnt svhen he beard Eastwood being  enquired for aftersvards - he . replied  that hejcould not be far away, as he  had seenjliim a fesv minutes' before.  I    Now   Air.   AIcNab   did   not   know  Eastss-ood svas. on 3 the other' tiain.  Eastwood svas killed outright at the  time and'could not, have appealed, so  ,that the vision is one of those lemark-  able mental L phenomena that - are  sometimes heaid of but cannot be  explained. On recovering consciousness Mr. JIcNab's first act svas to look  at liis orders to see-svhose mistake it,  was, svhen he sasv it svas bis, acknowledged it, and svith characteristic  straightforwardness handed the orders  over to his brother so that the blame  'should be placed on his own shoulders  and not on osheis.,, ,    '  \ On 'the nesvs reaching Revelstoke  Supt. .Kilpatrick was sent , for, a'  hospital train organised in charge of  Engineer Crick, Doctors' Cross and  'Sutherland secured, and this relief  train svas on its way to the scene of  ,'th'e disuBter'svithin fifteen' 'minutes of  the nesvs of the disaster being lecoived.  jEvery care was'given the injured. In  .'addition,'to Brakemnn   Sinithrfifteen  WE CARRY A FULL,STOCK OF,  Groceries, Fruits  and Vegetables  -   ONION SETS "AND SEEDS OF ALL KINDS. .   , ,  GARDEN^TOOLS.        ,_..'      COOKING UTENSILS.  1'  JBOXJRNE - 'Bros..  L  AlcKENZIE AVE:;  REVELSTOKE.  'rJ    Agents for McClaiy's Stoves iind Ranges. "  03()st  r������      >(  I -  WIIB      BlitlLCU      Jillg.l.cuio   ..'.-.'������"       ....���������    ;aaillUlOIl,  10    i3raKBIllU.ll     gilMl���������r���������,ire..  Mbsciop had   buth   beeti   killed,", but passengers, who .svere on   first'section  when later nesvs caine^in it "was sliosvn q[h^o.   l,"were   injuied,   but   none  Fireman-Eastwood,' of7the7passenger a'eViously7   -They   were-brought in to  ���������lA-..: ..!*.���������' i.'.'...* i::n^i v.," fi.i'-c.^i.-' .sK,! t-he' j,osp;tll] ;imi  received' tlie best of  attention.,    "    , ,     .,3.     ''-.,  "Of the'ssTecked trains" the engines  .ss-ere damaged to extent of ^5000. The  'sleeper Yokohama svas next the tender of'No. 1 engine and svas telescoped  'the tender being thrown oft' its truck  and driven in'on to : the truck of the  pullman. 'Of the freight train four  fiat cars and a box car 'sseie smashed  t    . T *���������'  to pieces.' *   .  '*' Engineer Moscrop has had 'a hard  time'of it since starting at Res7elstoke.  His first trip but his, train killed .1  man svlio svas sleeping on the truck  'arid svas held for tne inquest. Next  'trip this'svieck occurred and lie ss.is  again brought'back to^Revelstoke be-  fore^cbrripletiug his trip."*   '      ' ,  ^Engineei' - McNab has one of tlie  highest records among the cumpany'u  engineers us n'careful, leh.ible man,  and feels keenly the,fact th.itjie", svas  the caiifce 'of tl.e acciclent. 'Much  synip'.uhy'ia felt1 for hiin ^ Ilis^i'ne-  mmi; Lance* Scott; "ssas 3a" biothcf of  'Abut Si/uii. ihe sseli-kiioss 11 engineer,  auil.ssiis aft splendid��������� man in esery  sense Fueiuiui 3Eastssood svas also  a'niithei m.in "ss'ho ss.is .1 gie.it favorite  with all ss Im know him. ' B1.1kem.1n  Smith, who is nosv lying .it v the  'hospital, did beioic -soiV in icscuing  and lending the injuied, and only  sto|ipid sslien he fainted fiom exhaustion ciused by bis' osvn injuries  from which he h nusv confined in the  hospital.  Tin: i.NQursr. - '  The ini'iicst wit.- held Monday before  Dr. Cioss. coioi.ci, and the follossing  jnij. J. M. Kellie (foiemiui), F. 13.  Wells, W. J. Dickie, F. B. Lewis, W.  D Armstiong and W. J. Law. The  coroner told the juiy it svould be then-  duty to sicw the bodies, and" having  done so they svould return to hear the  evidence concerning this frightful disaster. Itsiouldbo somesvhat complicated, so ihes^ would havo to devote  then attention to'���������some line points in  the case winch seemed to be very 111.1-  lcii.il. ' , <  The jutj having viewed the bodies  ictuiiied lo the city hall, which was  crowded, ebpeci.il!> ssith railsvay men,  who displayed keen iutcicst in the inquiry. .  G. S. MeCiuter appealed for Engi-  neei MeNnb and Conductor  McCium.  With" ever}- line of Spring 'and  Summer 'Suits ancl Top Coats complete  ���������this is decidedly the most favorable  time to choose.      .   ' '    <t     '  ,   ." We take special -pride in offe'ring,   *  , for your approval, exclusive patterns, _  quite unlike'anything even Fit-Reform b  has"sho\s"u before.   .        _        7      ..      '   .  ,     "        -3 ,.*.,<*    '" .  , .,    -Spring Sack^SuitSj'^is.'SiS; S20  up,to $30/ .        .-.. '   . *--   -  ;,    ������������������  Offl  Only one Fit-Reform Wardrobe in^ this city���������  J. G. Macdonald, Revelstoke.  CcMiluiuc-tl on 1������hko Klve.  Our drug store service is,so  .reliable and our prices are so  reasonable' that many people  who cannot conic to our store  in person send ' us tlioir drug  orders by mail. Can sve serve  you'this way?  Send your prescriptions to us  and receive quick returns.  Walter Bews, Phm. B.  Druggist and Stationer..  Noxt Humo's Mock.   Ordor by Midi.  HOWIES   FURNISHED   ON   MONTHLY  PAYMENTS.  Another Carload of Furnituic ]u������t arrived.    C.upets,, Linole.mi-.  Oilcloths, etc. .Scsvinu Machines, fleint/.man Pmnos. .  R. HOWSON & CO, FURNITURE DEALERS AND EMBALMERS.  TD.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO. L  IIEADQUARTEHS   IN   KOOTENAY  I'OK  Paints, Oils, General.I-Iardsv;irc, SportingX",o<k1-,.  Sasv Mill Supplies  All Lines of Gifi-iitc .ir.d  Tinsvarc, Plumbing and Tinsmithing.  Repair Work Done & Estimates Given  MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT AXD UARKFLM. A IThN'l Iu>"  Fein I{...ni>.OsiJi StoroT.. I..-1. 'PHONE   35. ,/  mlf<miBanmnemi^mtl^^  -���������-^''1 THE KOOTENAY MllL  i     t  ' .<.. '-,  RAILWAY ACCIDENT.  Continued fiom Pane One.  The'following, evidence svas taken:  Lee Anderson stated:    Ani1 freight  .conductor  for Canadian I'acific.    On  '29th April was iii'charge first No. 1,  ���������engine'1000. Engineer was R Moscrop and fireman Percy, Eastwood! On  leaving, Revelstoke , rcceis-od (order.  This ordei tineiint first No. 1 svas on  time. Order svas "Engines 100G and  ���������943 svill run as first and second No. 1,  JRes-elstoko  to  Kamloops,"  signed by  " Despatcher Armstrong. Ran on time  Left,here" lit IS o'clock.  To   foreman:   The. order meant a  "difference of 20 minutcB .betsveen first  and "second'No.  1.   .Passenger trains  ���������cannot follbsv closer than 20 minutes.  On this order displayed green, signals  for scconcbNo. 1.,   Ran  on .time   till  ' accident at 19.15.  ' Train slosvcd up a  ��������� little  before striking extra east 1003  -about   ten    telegraph   poles   east   of  /- -  .   - >  Dosvnie  ������������������-    To foreman: ,Dosvnie is 2 9-10 miles  svest of Cirifiin Lake. ,  According to exhibit "A'-'" my, train  liad right to track.  ��������� -To foreman: ' Got  no  time'orders  - after leaving Revelstoke. '  ' After'.shook  svent  to  head end of  train   to-sec'svhat   trouble svas and  ' found   had   run   into engine 1003 in  .head-on "collission.j ' '  ",'"  , Till; IXJUKUD.    a  -" - Found Engineers Moscrop and McNab, Brakeman Smith, Geo. Mac-  ���������donald, a tramp, C. Knosvles, a fitter,  H. Trueman, fireman deadheading to  Kevelstoke, and  JI. ,J.  Richards, in-  , jurcd,- and both firemen missing.  After trying to locate the firemen  svent to Dosvnie and telephoned Griflin  '- .Lake. Six cars svere injured. Tlie  .following  passengers  sustained slight  - -injuries:'    Thos. Dawson, W. II. Her  bert, Mrs. Herbert,  A.   H.  Putiinson,-  Mrs.   Mary   Parle,   Mrs. A.    Ban net,  ,'Hendrick   Mathcson,   Chas.   Palmer,  .and Baggageman Miles.  To Mr. Lewis:   -Wah running . boiit  15 iniles an hour at'time  of  accident.,  .Was between thiid -and  quarter  mile  to east switch, at Downie,, from lis-here  -    accident  happened  and   svould    take  1   about two iiiiniit-js to get there.    Due  ' to leave" Downie at 71,9-lll-   . Would be  nll.iwid   to'ieicli   Dosvnie   at 1911  Fin-t-cl.isi train can only  arrive  at  a  station live minutes before time given  '   -win io only one lime given,   and   that  leaving'time.   ' - ' v  ���������     To Mr. SS'clls:     Was  in   cupola at  - time of accident.     Train svas running  .s'osver than usual, being on time.  R. A. Moscrop stated: Am employ-  . ed as engineer on Canadian Pacific.  Was in charge of engine 100G, first  No. 1, on April 29th. Received orders  (produced) from Conductor Anderson.  Order' meant to run us first section  No. I iind display signals for second  section. According to this order this  was the superior train and had com-  pl- te right to track. Was running on  time: Accident took place at 19.15 as  looked at watch at mile board and had  about a minute to make Downie.  .Reckoned striking Dosvnie a few  seconds behind time. Did not remember anything about wreck. Did  not hear freight train coming. Probably sasv it coming but had no  a-ecollection of it. Did not know  freight train svas on road and not  supposed to knosv.  To Mr. McCarter: Order issued  -svas usual one, and mine being superior train svas not supposed to know  -of another train on road.  On Mr. McCrum   being  called   Mr.  McCarter stated  svhile   Mr.   McCrum  -svas willing to  tell   all   he   knesv   he  ,-wou'd object to  his   being  compelled  -to gis-e evidence  on   the  ground that  any evidence given   might afterwards  he   used   to   incriminate   him.      He  ���������would take the mine objection   to ihe  evidence  of all   connected   svith   the  cress- of that train.  W. H. Elson, trainmaster, stated-  The authority for train No. 1 was the  schedule authorised by the time-card,  (produced.) No. 1 as in this case may  -be run in section.*.. The authority for  this must be issued by the despatcher,  aa in this case svhere he ordered  engines 1000 and 943 to run as first  and second No. 1 from Revelstoke to  Kamloopi. The authority for No. 1  to move was the time-card and first  section would display green signal for  second section. Second section  would receive the oiderand follow.  Rule 91 provided second section of No.  1 could not follow the first section  within 20 mins., provided first section  was carrying passengers. If it waa  necessary for second No. J to run late  an order would be issued to the  second section   to   run   late   and all  trains afl'ected svould receive, copy of  order. Form 31 (produced) was issued  to'authorise-first- section to carry  green signals, and affected engines  J006 and 943 of the 'first and second  sections of No.' 1 'only. No. J svas  authorised by time-card and all, inferior trains ivcre bound to clear her  time. 'All inferior trains coming ,east  svould clear. No. 1's time'by five  minutes and it would be necessary to  do,so svith the second, section if the  section had an order to run late on a  schedule'issued by ' the despatcher.  In this instance second section No. 1  had order to run late, and all trains  affected by that order,had a.copy of it.  To Mr. McCarter: The-'freight  train would have to lie over, two  hours for second section No. 1 unless  it had an order.  To foreman:   No. 1 is due at Griflin  Luke at 19.07 and Downie at 19.16.  'J. McCrum said:. Am   freight conductor for Canadian Pacific.     Was in  charge of "extra engine 1003 which loft  Kamloops at 9.35, April 29th, Arrived  at Sicamons nt 10.40. ,   Was  there 50  minutes svay freighting  and meeting"  work extra 1008.   Got order  No.  G-l,  form 1,9 giving schedule of second No.  l,f (produced)  also received copy'for  engineer and gave it'to'hini.    Did not  rend it to him.'    Not supposed to read  a, 19 order to  engineer.',. Could  have  got along 'svithout tlie  order,  but it  svas -given ~to  assist  in. getting over  road quicker by "enabling me to knosv  schedule of second No.  1.    It superseded time-card."   When  I read order  (il I knew No. 1 was' in   two  sections  nnd I had no time   on .first   section;  svhicli   I     concluded' svas   on   time.  Stopped for second ror  tsvo  at Bowie  pit to  take ton   Conductor Urquhart  and Brakeman   Berger.    ^Stopped at  Craigellachie for water.      Then' proceeded till   accident, occurred.     Did  not speak   to . engineer  after leaving  Sicamous.        Figured ' on ��������� , making  Downie to pass No. 1.     Left Craigellachie from 18.30 to. 18.35., 'When left  Craigellachie-svas satisfied  had  lots of  time to'reach   Downie.,   Distance between Craigellachie mid  Downie. is   8  miles.. After leaving Craigellachie sat  in cupola till struck "���������"short** hill ��������� four  miles     from,   Craigellachie.-      After  starting up hill svere running speed of  about 12 "miles an- hour.      Got  down  frotn cupola and started  ollice  svork,  and   first   intimation  J  'had   matters  were svrong-svas  seeing  through win-  down  a  side  track.     Jumped    from  table got into  cupola to  see -svhere  \  svas and. sasv sve   svere   passing   east  ssvitch  at Dosvnie, .and   imnipdiately  set   air   in     emergency.       Collision  occurred almost ' immediately.     'Was  tlnosvn from cupola to Moor of caboose.  Gut'up and   s\ent abend  and    found  engines   1003   and   1000   had     met.  SSatch     showed     19.13.,      Collision  occurred   ten   telegraph   poles  east of  ���������Downie on   main  line.     Would take  tss-o to three minutes to go from   svest  switch at Dosvnie  to  where  collision  occurred. '  Had   to  be  in at 19.11 to  clear.     Brakeman Richardson was on  top   of   train   coming   into   Downie.  Considered we ought to get to Dosvnie  svithout   Magging.   *��������� Engineer  should  svhistle at mileboard, but did not hear  it.     When   engineer  whistles   he is  supposed to get signal and if  he does  not get signal from conductor to  proceed he must  stop.    Would   consider  rule   9SE   applied    here.       Consider  orders issued allright to clear No. 1.  To Mr. Lewis: Had made up my  mind to clear No. I at Downie but did  not tell engineer. As engineer had  copy of order expected him to stop  there. ,,  Mr. Lewis: You svere in full charge.  How was the engineer to knosv he had  to stop if you did not tell him ?  Witness: The engineer laid the  time-card and had control of the  power.  To Mr. McCarter: The engineer  knows what he can do svith his engine  and it is his duty to stop if he gets no  signal to proceed. Engineer is supposed to read order to head brakeman  and conductor to rear brakeman.  To Mr. Lewis: If the engineer does  not stop the course is to use the  emergency air brake or signal ��������� the  engineer by hand or lamp.  Dr. Sutherland stated : Examined  bodies of deceased. Scott died from  effectH of inhaling steam, injuries, and  shock. Eastwood svas crushed on left  side and was burned from head to  foot, his legs broken in several places  and bad blow on head.  A. W. Richardson stated: Am rear  brakeman with J. McCrum. Tie read  order to me at Sicamous. Replied:  "She's running in two sections Joe,  where do we make for first ?" Ife  said "Downie."      Did   not   see   head  brakeman, 'fireman or engineer. Coming into Dosvnie got out on top after  passing * west mileboard,' figured  could make it. Just looked at,svatch  at Craigellachie, svhen it - svas 18.35.  Had 36 minutes to make Dosvnie, and  should make,it in 30 niinutes. 3vDid  not hear whistle at mileboard. ' Was^  travelling about ton miles 'an ' hour:  Expected train to stop, and it ssras not  till1 after passing svest ssvitch I saw. it  was not going to stop. ' Signalled to  engineer to stop but could not catch  him. Did not see' head brakeman,  Started back to caboose to put on .ail-  but before I got back McCrum svas in  cupola,and pulled air. .Trains ' met  shortly after.- Consider 3orders read  by Conductor.McCrum svere correctly  given. If train had'stoppeJ could  havo inn de good safe meet at  Dosvnie.  To Mr. McCarter : - Brakes,' svere  svorking satisfactorily. , ���������"*; 1 J,,  ' ,The Coroner explained Brakeman  Smith s\-iis,hcad brakeman, but ss-as in  hospital so they could not get his  evidence,     ,,        ' -, ���������  W. .T. McNab stated: -Am, engineer  employed by Canadian* Pacific. Had  charge of engine 1003, McCrum's extra  oast, on- April 29th. Got orders at  Sicamous. -Two were for work train's.'  Other was, 19 ordcn(produ'ced)' giving  schedule of second No. 1. ' After rending order handed it to fireman. Brake-  man j'Smith was riding",in 'engine,  besides fireman, and the, fireman'from  Bowie. Head brakeman did'not read  order. . I.told himliosv late'No." 1 svas.  Impression-I took from order svas it  svas giving me-time on -No. 1. Did  not know*she was running in "tsvo  sections. , That is < svhere I made the  error.' My fireman, Lance K. Scott,  understood order as- I did; '" Don't  think I should have shown", head  brakeman order, but think.I told him.  Think-he understood. Either I-or  the fireman told him. Don't remember' whistling coming into" Downie.  Saw the other, engine, 100G, before  striking, and that was all. The form  of order svas correct'. .The only way  lean account for, misunderstanding  order is 'I, did not1 notice the "2nd"  before No. 1,'probably because I had  placed my thumb, on it to' hold' the  order in the.svind." Think we could  have got in to' clear at Downie, but  was. not paying much attention to" it.  To Mr. McCarter:,Knesv e'ngine,No.  943 was  regular   engine   for, No.   1,  svhicli contributed to making mistake  , -    *- ���������  . - - ������-  111 order.    This train is not frequently  run in tsvo sections:    Kicked air soon  as sasv other engine coming,  but, got  very little exhaust and. McCrum   had  p.obably made application about same  time.      Been   running" eight years as  engineer, besides firing  nine   or tten  years   previous.      'Received     similar  orders before aniFknesv value of'them.  Did not apply rule 9Si:  to   place  like  Dow-nie.    Dosvnie svas svhere 1 should  have   stopped,   but   having    misread  order did not knosv   I   had   to   stop  there.     The cause of accident svas an  oversight   on   my. part   purely   and  simply by misinterpretation of orders.  W. II. Elson recalled : The orders  svere correct in every way. Mr. Mc-.  Nab's "record as an engineer is very  good. Should class him as a first-  class engineer. .  To Mr. Dickie : Conductor and  engineer are equally responsible.1 Conductor McCrum had decided to make  Downie the meeting point and expected Engineer McNab to go in there as  both had same orders.v The rule about  whistling applied to Downie.  Synopsis of Regulations for Disposing of  Minorals on Dominion Lands in Manl  toba. tho Northwest Torritorios and  the Yukon Territory.3  Mr. Dickie: Were you aware this  rule svas being broken?  Mr. Elson: No, the rule ia generally  observed.  Mr. Dickie':' If the engine had  whistled as required by the rule the  accident wbuld have'been avoided.  In addressing the jury the coroner  ���������aid the ca?e was piety complete and  simple. They had an accident caused  by one of those strange aberrations  resulting in misrepresentation of orders. Train No. 1 was to leave Revelstoke in two sections and the second  section was ses-eral hours late, and  form 19 was issued to train crews advising them the ?econd section was  late and giving them a echeJuIe on  her. Tbe engineer of 1003, by picking  up tbe schedule svith his thumb on  the word "2nd" read the order a.������  meaning No. I. That made all the  difference in tlie svorld. In his mind  there were no two section.���������just the  ordinary No. J, and she was several  honrj late, ->o that instead of meeting  the train at Dosvnie as the conductor  expected, they found the engineer  running on svith the intention of  meeting the train at some point further east.    From this the accident  oc-  - Coal.���������Coal lands may be purchased at  110 per acre for soft coal, and $20 for anthracite. Not more than 320 acres .can  be acquired by one Individual or company. Royalty at the rate of ten cents  per ton of 2,000 pounds shall be collected  on the gross output, ;   1 >  .  . ��������� * 1.    ���������,--,'  Quartz.���������Persons of,eighteen years sod  -over and joint stock'companies fl elding  free miner's certificates .may obtaia eutry  ror a mining location1. '  A free miner's certificate is granted for  one or more years, not exceeding live, upon payment In advance of $7.50 per, annum for an individual,' and from $50 to  |100 per annum for a company, according  to capital. '        ' , '     ',  A free miner having discovered mineral  In place, may locate a claim 1500x1600 feet  by marking out tho.same with two legal  posts, bearing location -notices, one at  each end on the lino of the lode.nr vein,  - The claim.'shall bo-recorded wr.hla fifteen days if located within ten ������ Um of a  mining recorder's office, one additional  'day allowed, fdr every additional ten  miles or fraction: Tho fee for recording  a claim Is $5.r  -> ' '   ;', ' '  At least $100 must bo expended on the  claim each year or paid to tbe mining recorder In lieu thereof. When WOO has been  expended or paid, the locator may, upon  having a survey made, and upon complying with', other requirements, - J.l'rchase  the land at $1.00 an acre.  Permission may be granted by tt e 4In.  Istor, of the Interior to locate . e������. Ims  containing Iron and-mica, also e- frpot. in  the Yukon Territory, of an are* ������oi ������x-  ceeding 160 acres.     , ������.' '-    ������. ',','  The-patent for a mining location shall  provide for lho payment of 11 royalty of 2J per  cent of lho bales of tho products of tlio location  - Placer Mining, Manitoba and tbe N.W.  T... excepting the Yukon Territory.���������  1 Placer mining- claims generally are 100  feet  square;   entry    fee,    $5,-, renewable  ^yearly. On the North 'Saskatchewan  River claims for either bar or bench, tha  former being 100 feet long and extending  between high and low water mark. The  latter Includes bar diggings, but extends  back to the base of the hill or, bans-, but  not exceeding 1,000 feet Where steo>a  power is used, claims 200 feet wlto may  be obtained. - ,    . . .. , -  , Dredging, in the rivers of Man.U.bl  and the N. W. T., excepting the Yukon  Territory.���������A free miner may obtain only  two leases of five miles each,for.a term,  of-twenty years, renewable In the discretion of the' Minister of the Interior.  - The lessee'0 right is confined to t'je sub-,  merged 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 lessen may dredge.to  high water mark on each alternate leasehold.    . ��������� ' ���������    , '  , The lessee shall have a dredge in operation within one season-from tha date of  the lease for, each Avp miles,, but where  a person or company has obtalnea more  than ono lease one dredge for each fifteen miles or,,, fraction ��������� is su'flcieat  Rental, .(10 per annum for each mile of  river leased. Royalty at the rate of two  and a half per cent collected on tae output 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 .term of twenty  years, also renewable. ���������" : ,-  The .lessee's'right'is confined'to the  submerged bed or bars in the river below low water mark, * that' boundary to  be fixed by its position on the' 1st day of  August in the year of the date of the  lease. - ��������� \       -  . The lessee shall have one dredge In op-  of'the lease, and one .dredge for each  eration within'-two years from the date  'five miles within six years from such  date. .Rental, $100 per mile for the first  year, and $10 per mile" for-each subsequent year.- Royalty ."same as placer mining. -  Placer Mining in the Yukon Territory.  ���������Creek, river .gulch and hill claims shall  not exceed 250 feet in length, measurea  on .the base line or general direction o-  the creek or gulch, the width being fr"i  1.000 to 2,000 feet. All other placer claim.  slin.ll be 250 feet square.' , ',  Clafcns.are_ marked by. two legal posts,  one at each end." bearing notices. Entry  must be obtained within ten days, if th*  claim is within ten miles of mining r������  corder's office. *��������� One extra day allow* s  for each additional ten miles or fractt-.n  The person or company staking a claim  must hold a ,free miner's certificate.    -    -  The discoverer of a new mine is entitled  to a claim of 1,000 feet in length, and If  the party consists of two, 1,600 feet altogether, on the output of which 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 vain  of the gold shipped from the Yukon Tat  ritory to be paid to the Comptroller.     .  No free miner shall receive a grant *  more than one mining claim on each so?  erate river, creek or gulch, but the sam������  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 J2. A claim may  be abandoned, and another > obtained on  the same creek, gulch or river, by giving  notice and paying a fee. r  Work must be done on a claim e*cn  year to the value of at least S200.  A certificate that work has been doae  must be obtained each year; if not, tilt  claim shall be deemed to be abandoned  and open to occupation and entry by a  free miner.  The boundaries of a claim may be io  fined absolutely by having a sur/dj  made and publishing notices in the Yukon  Official Gazette.  Petroleum.���������All unappropriated Dominion Lands in Manitoba, the North-fTM'  Territories and within the Yukon Terr!  tory are open to prospecting for p������trol.  eum,' and the minister may re������erv������ fo������  an Individual or company hn-lng *n������-  chinery on the land to be arosp^etnd,  an area of -640 acres. Shout./ the prue-  pector discover oil In paying quantities.  and satisfactorily establish such disooT  ery, an area not exceeding 640 acres. In  eluding the oil well and such other Ian*  as may be determined, will be sold to  the discoverer at the rate of $1.00 an  acre, subject to royalty at such rate *a������  may be specified by order-in-councll.  Department   of   the   Interior.   Ott������w������  SV. SS". COIIV,  Deputy of th* Minister of the Ts������������������. jr.  K00TEKY MAIL  PtfBLKHING C0%  BEV^ELSTO de^te.  - -ft     -"H  Jf  ���������9i9P--3  .     n  sHHy  ,-    j  b-i^Hv  To dp things better today than they were  done yesterday���������better tomorrow than  -today.     This is the  key to  business  success. ���������������' V  CHANDLER AND PRICK TRESS.  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  ��������� I    /111  JUf/(  SEE  Wing Chung's nesvly imported stock of Chinese,  and Japanese goods.  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  ornamental  useful     and  articles:  Tea Pervlcci  I'lftt^H  P.KfVeAM  C.Ann Ch.ilr������  Ifandlfercli.efrt  Flower i'oU  Umbri'llii Stun.iH  I.iinn). Il.tHketa  HiimklitK Jackutx  Silk Good...  Continued on page 3.  GOLD Ff-SlI  Kin-set Hf>clc of cwidlcH ami fruits In town.  Front  Street, Revelstoke  The M-tntcr MccliftnloH I'urr Tnr .Snap henlH  ������nd Hoft/ir.H IhcHlcIn, wl.llo prrminUy clwinHlnK  lt nf gmim-, oil, rimt, etc Invalimbl.i for mo  RhnnfcH, farmer*. Hporlmnfii. Kroo sninplo of  rocelptof 2c. for pohUko. Albert Toilet Soap)  Co., manufiM-turorH. Montreal. I  ose-Leaf and Card Index  Systems are of the most  up-to-date designs.  ' "s  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 customer's account ever ready, makes  your trial balance easy.  Many times merchants are unable to make collection from customers because they do not have a detailed 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.,  Limited, Revelstoke, B. C.  :v THE KOOTENAY MAIL  \l  RAILWAY ACCIDENT.  Continue! from PngoTuo.  cuied and two men's lives  svere  lost.  ;, 'He asked' them   to   remember   that  '    tvhile'lhis ail/air was about us tragic as  '   it could be the quality  of mercy-svas  not strained. '   If was  their, duty to  " ;,    place the accident svhere' it belonged,  *"', ,,, but lie did not see they svere called- on  /'        to,do anything else. '   After an hour's  deliberation the jury'ietui-ned-thc fol-  losving'veidict:���������        ,   ,  "That deceased met their'deaths by  injuiies sustained by a   collision   betsveen engines Nos. 100<> and  1003 of  WcCiurn's   extia   east,   which ' took  '    place about 500 yaids east of  Downie  station iibout.19.15'on April 29th, the  '   'i   cause of the collision'being-the  non-_  observance of rules provided  by  tho  -railway company.on   the part of tho  ' engineer, \V. J. McNab, and  his' mistaking form 19 covering schedule for  Beco'nd'section of No. 1 as being, schedule for No.,l-running late."   ���������  ���������     * Till". rUXURAL.  The bodies oHhc dead firemen svere  "cent easf'by No. '2 on   Tuesday,   the  funeial of.Kiieiniui'Scott being  fiom  the  lcsiilence  of  his  brother,'   M:<-J.  ' j    Scott,  to  (lie station, 'and   that "of  ' ,   I^ireinnn Eastwood from,the 1.0. O. F.  , -'     Inill'.   Tlie brotherhoods  of engineers  i , * 7 i ^  ������������������ ,       and iiromen follosved the sad proces-  ,   -' Bion./The Brotherhood of "Locomotive  - **   Firemen," ' of "svhieh - deceased   were  '   ,  ' members, conducted^ the funeral  arrangements. ' '.RevTw. C. Calder'con-  '*���������    ducted the services and the pall bearers'ss-ere: J. McKinnon, II. Tiueiiian,  \V. Jollift'e, D. Cnmeioh, VV. r.cttipieco  /.'      ��������� nnd J. RogeiJ.   'i'l. .T. Scott "acooni-,  ,   panied the remains of his' brother  to  Tcessviiter', Out., and James Eastwood,  of Knderby, accompanied the-remains  ' of his brother to Giand Valley, Out.  THE KITCHEN  FAIRY.  LICENSE LAW,  .ProposedAmendments.- ���������  The" government proposes to'"nmend  the licensing'law and has ciiculated a  bill tb be introduced 'next session.  The bill provides :  "'"'Only two licenses to sell by retail  ahull be granted and*,issued for any  village or-tosvn until the population  exceeds ttsVthousand, and thereafter  ' only one additional license in' respeet  of .each .additional onethousand. ���������  - "Oi'.ly one lirense t*; soil liqu.-r by  retail shall be gi anted und issued for  isny one locality 'not embracing a  village or tossn, and no license to sell  liquor Ly-retail within an aie.i of five  miles fiom an incorpoiated city or  town or'village, er other piemises  licensed to S"ll liquor by retail.  "The uietiiisP!. for which a '.-hotel  license" is applied for in a village or  toim, oiin a townsite, a plan of which  has been libd with the chief commissioner of lands and svoiks, ii.ust'bea  building having in addition to svhat  may be needed for the use of the family and sersants of the license holder,  a "dining loom and tbe usual oflice  premise.-* and accomodations, and-not  less, than fifteen pioperly furnished  bedrooms,' each bedroom to contain  not Icss'than five bunched cubic feet  of space, and to have all partitions  properly and solidly built and running  from wall to sv.ili and from floor to  ceiling! and to be piopeily lighted and  ventilated either by means of -outside  windows or by ins.de airsbaft, or  comt"of .in area of not less'than six  feet squ.ne; the premises for which a  "hotel license'' is applied for in outlying riiuil districts or ,in a locality,  must hase in addition to is hat may  be'iiecded'for the use of the family  and servants of the'license bolder a  dining loom and at least four bedrooms, ssith a suflicient complement  of bedding and , furnitiue to accomodate the travelling public; and attached to such-premises there must be  stabling for at least six horses.  . Just What Everybody Should Do  Mr. J. T. Barber of Irsvinville, Ga.,  always keeps a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy at hand ready for instant use.  Attacks of colic, cholera morbus and  diiirrhoca. come on so suddenly that  there is no time to hunt a doctor or  go to the store for medicine. Mr.  Barber' says : "I have tried Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy which is one of the best  medicines I ever sasv. I keep a bottle  of it in my room -as I have had  several attacks of colic and it has  proved to be the best medicine I ever  used."   Sold by all druggists.  Subscribe for the Mail and get  all the news.  A    Device    In    Which    Food     Cook*  ���������Without   Fire   or   Attention.  'A capital scheme for tireless cooking,  similar to that which, is'engaging thi  attention of German licieutists, is d*  scribed by a contributor to the Woman's Home Companion. She calls it the  "kitchen'- fairy.',,' /The "fairy" consist*  of a largo wooden, bucket or box, fifteen inches high and sixteen inches'  across or even larger; an eight inch  granite dinner pall, svith a tight fitting  cover and some excelsior. Pack the'  excelsior into the wooden bucket to the  depth, of 'about three inches, and on  tliis plape the granite pall'and pack excelsior tightly around it to the top. If  properly packed tho granite pall can  be lifted out "of the excelsior null put  back again svithout disturbing the pack-  ing. 3    -    ' "        ,1  "To cook string,beans, cabbage, turnips, , etc.," says this correspondent,  "prepare in tlie usual svay, boil In the  granite pnllv fron^ ton to tsventy minutes, season, put on the light cover and  place boiling hot In the''packed excel-5  slor.' Cover the svliole svith a ss-oolen  pad and over that place a,feather pil--  low.'", It svill keep hot from six to eight  hours, and the steiiindoef* the cool-In*.  RIce,"'iniiearbnl, meal and vegetable*'  cooked bijtlils way have a', liner flavor  than svhen boiled or stesved'in the or-,  dinars* way. Old fashioned.*- oatmeal  porridge may be,made, for-breakfast  by simply stirring ono'cupful of oatmeal -liito-ilireqjciipfiils of-salted^-boll-  ing svater hi the evening and placing  it,in'the cooker overnight. This sln>  pie device In syliiclfl'ood cooks svithout.  fire, requires no attention."' ���������'  EST.  1877  INC.   18 38  About  Your NecTr.  ;A famous artist hits said,* "Of all the  beautiful'objects" iii "nature none surpasses, the well molded'' neck of woman." The length of the perfect neck  should be one-half the' height of the'  ���������head, from the Ies-el-of the chin to the'  summit,   audrat;-its   narrowest  part  should have twice the circumference^of  the svrist. "'Ago is "Tirst shown 'in the  form of the neck and care to retain Its  perfect'eontour should therefore'be an  important,duty. 'Exercise of the m'u's-'  cfes of the.neck by bending the head In,  all directions at regular inters-als during the day will assist and svill tend  to prevent deposits of fat at the base,  a 'common disfigurement.    Fullness of  the ncck,; In the case of children, should^  at once be brought.to the .attention of  the family physician. J ^   "'   "���������,  About our furniture svhieh cannot  be found in any 'ordinary goods.  The choice is broad to meet raariy  tastep. and if you svill let'us knoss*.  your requirements sve, svill fqrsvard  you cuts and prices of svhat our  stock affords.   ',  v ",   ;  Ladies Desks  ���������'",<     ' -" f - - N'nt'ty Designs   -���������  ,In Oak from $10 up  , "- Maple from.$17*   "  " Mahogany from $18  ~ ', v - 'i,  Combination 3-Drawer Bureau  -, - -ll  and Desk, in Oak, $12  IlilSiiiillipS^KIll  PIANO TUNING AND REPAIRING  :^Q(^ji^  3 h lois SEntmmMMmmm  ���������3.3...3-.-V ,2.06 -zi'i-first ' AVE..3.NO^;Mfe!i3''3^-3 ���������3:'31-33  ������������������' MINN E A P PL; I33-.7 3;;^:?**i*? WJ f*J* '$&������!&ty  '���������W*?$ 11"fe'-'V-A'-lQlH  GFTW*ClftCULAR5^W^R^0ST������b^3  ship.. ,V;j3Ai-IVI/3 UrL-l: top-prices i/f^  Ladies  Dressiny  Tables from  $20.  JAPANESE PROVERBS.  There is no miracle in true doctrine.  Human life Is likft''the dew of. the  morning*/ ,    *- ���������'  -,  v-The-'fallen blossom never returns to  the branch.  There is no shore to the bitter ata of  Birth and Death. ��������� ' >  'Never let^go the'/reins of the wild'  colt of tlie heart ,   ,,  One  confession. effaces  the  sins  of  even three years.      .  - Only,, by reason of having died does  one enter into life.  With one' hair of s woman you can  tether even a great elephant.  , Even the touching of'slecves In passing is caused by some relation in'a former life.���������Lafcadio Ileum's ."In Ghostly Japan."/'",  i. -       ,  W'anhlnK-ton'a  Father.  My father, Augustine, has been described as a good plauter.and a man of  energy. I apprehend that he' was~of a  serious tendency,",for Lawrence, 'my  brother, once gave uie to understand  that most .of,the tesv books at Wakefield svere religious, but whether this  svus so or,not 1,do,not know. Like  some of the rest of us, my father had a  liif-rli and quick temper, svhieh, as he  used to say hivliad to keep muzzled.  I ioihciubci* being terrified ,'at.seeing  him Mn a storm of anger because 'the  clergyman svho was to have baptized  my sister Mildred* was too much in  liquor to perforin the ceremony.���������From  Si Weir Mitchell's "The Youth of  Washington" in Century.   '  Wei  w^mrnm  "^h- -VICTORIA.ISC  LADIES  RUBBER  BOOTS  Any lady svill find Rubber,  i, . .- ������Jt ��������� ��������� r- ,/i  boots a(great source,of comfort and ,-protection' during,  spring weather.   "   ,  ".Maple Leaf" Light City  Roots for Ladies,"Nurses and  ("hildren arc"as''near;perfection in'style, lit and'finish as  human skill, modern methods  and* machinery can. make  them.       ~\  Insist on your dealer g'is'ing  ;you  "Maple  Le.it Rubbers"  There   are    certainly  .others quite so  good.  Pretty  Canlomn  of Japan.  Japanese1 ladies are like the French  in tlion* love of social intercourse aud  con versa tion. They pay fesver visits,  but st.iy infinitely longer,"always tsvo  or three hours and sometimes a whole  day. They are received by the maid,  who places a large silk cushion for  tlioin to rest upon, and much time is  spent in detailed inquiries concerning  e-.cli other's family. There is no special calling day in Japan. They visit  svhen tlieir fancy takes them, and they  never go empty handed to a friend's  house. The gifts are usually fruit or  (lowers or perhaps a fresh fish, and  svbatever thoy take is always dainti-  y wrapped in a little box of paper or  vood.  lVcfirlcctcd   Her  For  Pupa.  Beautiful Ernestine svas sobbing as  though her heart would break. ,  ���������'SVliat is It, dear?" asked her girl  friend.  - "W-svhy," she sobbed, "I t-told Jack,  after lie had proposed, to go up and'  see pupa."  "SS'liat of that?"  "Why, thoy started playing cards,  and now lie goes up to see papa every  night."       -  , ���������^���������^���������^���������^������������������  Have  the Desire.  Make up your mind to be educated,  1 nd you are already half educated. A  <. tr.ong desire to be or to do any particular thing, accompanied by effort, multiplies "your power and throws wide  the door ot opportunity that leads to  thi! accomplishment of your purpoifl.���������  'Success.   ', ''"'..      "*:���������"���������'���������  J, LeekfyCo., Ltd.  Vancouver,. B. C.  SELLING   AGENTS.  OUR OFFER FOR ONE MONTH ONLY  T. ii.tioduce 0111,new stock. \\c,s\ill -.end liy  ninil , lupoid one of our Sl"> "0 Am> ricn.11 SS'nli-  h1.11, ss'atclies for ?7 30 Genuine German  Sih-i ne L'u������e swirrnntcd for 2U year*. 11101 e-  ine.-i uiiiiiintcilfor lli-ejer.li. I'0-.itiielyonly  1 ������., .1. to e.icn nistonier.���������* Send money order  01 ..^.i-tered letter. Checks. 1 ot acceptable.  The I'ontreal Co , 223 CarrallStreet, Van-  co..v.r, B. C. , "(llmSU  GREAT WESTERN MINES Limited  QHAREHOLDERs'fc CREDITORS  J5 interested in thV liquidation of this  uv icque-.ti-'ii -to' coiiimuni-  comp.iiiy  i ,itv with  TUOiiu  THOMAS McNAUGUT,  Halcyon Hot Spiings.  "VTOTICE IS HKRi:BV GIVKN thnt thiitv  Xs d.iii after dute I intend lonmily to thj  I lnef Co'mniiisioner o������ L'liuls and SS oiks fora  .special license to cut and carry nisaj tirnbei  fiom llie folloivim? de-enbed lands in lies',  .Kootenay di.-trict :���������-      ���������'  NUMIIKIi  O.NK  (,'oinnieiicins nt n po-t marked "J. T. Harry's  comer po.-it" and planted one half mile en.st of  Koverninent trail, ata point five and a half mile  011 road to Bitf LedKe iiropcriy. tlicnce' north  100 chains, thence west 40 chnins, llience noutli  ll������ chains, thence east 10 chains to the place of  commencement.  Nitmiikk Two  CoinincncinK at a post marked "J. T. Barry's  corner post" and planted one mile east of a point  (lvo and a half miles on government trail to  BiK Lc-cIkc property, thence north 1UH chains,  llience west 10 chain?, thence south 100 chains,  thence cost 10 chain? to place of commencement.  Numher Tiikki:  Commencing a post marked "J. T. Barry's  corner post" and planted one half mile east of  a point five and a half miles on government  trail located on Pingston Creek, thence south  100 chains, thence west 10 ennins, thence north  ICO chains, thence'east 10 chains to the place of  commencement. "  Nf.MHK!- Fook  Commencing at a post marked ';J. T. Barry's  corner post" and pianted one mile east, 01 a  point five and a half mileson government trail,  thence south 1G0 chains, thence west 40 chains,  thence north 1G0 chains, thence'east 10"chains  to the place of commencement.  N'CMIiKB Fts-E  . Commencing ata postmarked "J. T. Barry's  corner post" and planted one mile cast of a  point five and a half miles on government trail,  thence north 160 chains, theneo cast 10 chains,  thence south 100 chains, thence west iO chains  to the place of commencement.-  I Dated this 27th day of;April'1903.  zC5m31      '��������� J; T- BARRY.  Ciin be bad in  Tubs, Pails,  Wash Basins  Spittoons &c.  FROM    ANY    FIRST    CLASS  Articles which  so much longer  for proportionately  less money.  DEALER.  USE   EIDDD-^'S   MATCHES.  ItIQTEL  lardeau  GOMAPLIX    p!JH  Good Table cjki  <kn The Best house in Town.'   -    Well, Furnished  WaI   ���������",!���������-' "  f"   Best Brandsof WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock.    %  &< -   W. HAMILTON,, Proprietor. , f;  ORIENTAL HOTEL  ably furnished with the choicest the market  affords. . Best .Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.  Rates $1 a day.    Monthly rate.  A.XiBEH.T      STOHSTIE      PBOP.  0\  ZDIRHKriK:  PERFECTION   COCOA  It is absolutely pure  COWAN'S CHOCOLATE CAKE ICINGS,  CREAM BARS! ETC." AREIVEBY, CHOICEST QUALITY  The COWAN CO., Limited; Toronto  M. S. HASTINGS '-,  I'l'iicLienl Piiinii TuntM'and ilcp'iirer  Ei^ht yeiir.s expel ii'iicc.  Leave Orders at Alluiii'S'Jesvelay Store  JM.idnni (bis.'ld.-i (the celcbniU'd so-  piiuio) Miys: "Thi' piano I used nt my'  concert hist iiiffhl, nnd which was  I lined by yon svns done peifec-lly, and  1 I'ound it, in,exe-llent condition."  01171 c  ' Notice. ���������  Nolico is licrehy given that the mulct signed  liaie hiihinitte.l loihe l.luiileiinnl Clovcrnor In  Council a piopos.il, iiii.lei' 1I10 i.iuvisloiis of the  "ItivciMind bti'caiiisAcl." for .-k-.iiii.g and le-  niovingor nlistiactions fi0111 l'lng-lon deck,  SS'ost Ivouleiiay, and for making the .-..me lit  for riifliiiKi.ini .hiving ihi-ieon logs limber,  linnhoi-. i'lfln and crafts, and for ci citing and  niaiiil.lining homiis Im- holding, -oi)iii���������- and  dellviii-lng logs and tinnier bio.ight (hum ^.iirl  ci.-uk. and foraltaehlng h.ioins to lh-- slmrun of  Mil-i ci-(-c-k and ^Snusv liil.e lor said pmpo-c*<-.  'I'ho lands to lie nllW-lc-.! hy s.ild iiorl. aie  Cii.wii landnand hoi.hOl.CJioiii.Uiio Koolunay  Dlslilct.  The raluuf tolln piono-.-d to^ho chargrd aie  micIi ns may he lived by the .lu.lgo of the  Cm.nly C01.1t ol l-Contcnay.  Ilal.'d Apill Isl, l!Ki.->. ,  IKllljo"       lllti HliNII LUMDICK CO.. LTD.   ���������  Jas. I. Woodrow,  BUTCHER.   ���������  Retail Dealer ln^ mitmrtffffi?*- '-,;' '  !.BEEF,'.  PORK,  MUTTON, Etc.  ������   -        t ���������  ' Fish and Game.in Season.  All orders promptly filled.     ��������� ,  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  Corner    Dougla  andlCing blrecta  3 WOOD YARD  I have started a permanent Wood  Yard on' Tintd street: -With mv past-  experience I hope to be in .1 position  to satisfy all requiieiiients of customers. Dry cotdwood kept in stock .ind  supplied in any lengths at reduced  prices for cash.       ,'  R. SAMSON.  1  ������ .       L  20th CENTURY' \,  i BUSINESS COLLEGE  ,     VICTORIA," B. C,  SHORTHAND 1    t  'TYPEWRITING  -'TELEGRAPHY  BOOKKEEPING  '   ARTTHMETJO     ''"  , PENiSIANSHIP/'Etc.      -  : A thorough Business Training.'  ArranKi'iiiPnts for hoarding  ������- 3r0.inadiiin pupils.   ,  NORTON PRINT/,! Piinc-ip.il.  Revelbtoke ODiiespniiding Sec.  O. S. Dent,'  'ws  *  Armstrong Meat Market  First-class supplies'of Beef, Mutton.  Pork, Small Good"-and Supplies shipped to any p.u I, of the counti.y.  Orders taken for young pig.- mk  weeks old and npiv.ud-.  Mail ordeis pmmptly attended ,to.  ,  ���������   George Murray, Proprietor  Armstf.iiig, B.' C.  GOOD GOODS  MAKE GOOD  BUSINESS  We Have Good Goods in all  Branches.  Printings mid Wrapping* in roli'iiiiit  lint  Drug Papers  ConI'i'Ctioiiei's,' Grocers and] Millinery  Bags  Officii Stationery Papers, ruled .ind  plain  boose beaf Account System Papers  Loose Leaf Ledger Ruled'P.ipers  Envelopes in all sizes  Pimcy Cards, Programmes. Menus  Cover Papers, Invitation Papers  Wedding Stationery, svith printing' in  Silver or Gold  Memorial Curds  Ladies and Gents Visiting Cards printed in latest styl?s  Business Cards in great variety.  The Kootenay Mail  Publishing Go. Ltd.  Printers and Manufacturing Stationers  REVELSTOKE, B. C, THE KOOTENAY MAIL  ������be 1Kootena\> flfcatl  ''     I'UIILISHKII   SATURDAY.  ���������A'l ���������  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  SUBSCRIPTION    RATES, '  Including posingo Lo Kngliind, United Slides  and C'aiiadii.  lly the yciu-[through poslollleel,: S=2.0(l  Hall"       "    .    " ���������'      l.i".  Quartur "     ,    " ���������' '.-', ,.."   '*>���������">  '    Including Chrislmi.s Mail r.llc. o.vtra.   -  ,    ADVERTISING^   RATES.,  ���������Measurements Xonparicl 11- lines make one  inch|. IVcfcned positions, l'.'i pur eent.  nddilional, 1 tii'tl)-, Marringes and Deaths,  Xo.  each   iusoillon.   '.Ill  advertlsoineiils  , suhjeet loihn ii|ipi-oval of lho management.  SS'anled and Condenseil Advertisements;���������  ,Agonl������ SS'anled, Help ���������Wiimed. Situations  ' - wiinlc-d, ' .Situations S'l.oanl, Tenrlici'n  SS'unl.-d, Mechanics SS'aiilc.l, id words or  less 2,Jc, each ad.lilional ivoid  uvoci-nls.  ' Changes In bUiudlng advertisements imint  bu in hy 11 a. in, Thursday of eaeh week lo  , secure good dl-nliiy. Standing adverllslng.  mailer \% 111 he changed twice n month without extra chaigc Kor mnro frequent  ' allcration.s tho tunc- occupied in making  iviiiio 11 ill bo charged al usual rales.  J01J I'KIN'i'lXC promptlyoxcoiilod at reason-  ablu rates. '   '��������� - , ��������� -  TKRMS-Cash.  vanec.  Subscriptions payable In'ad  COItUKSI'OXI'KN'CI'' invited ou mallerh'of  public inlercsl. Communications to l--(ll-  toi- niiist be aeconi|i<iiiled by name of  ivriler, not necessarily for publication, but  as evidence of good faith. ' Correspondence  should he brief. - ���������<  "Wo pociuost oupnumopous readers to  ,1'avop us with their assistance in  making- tho KOOTENAY MAIL tho  1 .most valuable advertising- medium  , In tho Kootonays by -giving- tho  ppeferenee ��������� when making- purchases to those IIems who ape  regular advertisers in, the KOOT"  ENAY MAIL '   '  D"  MORRISON.      '  <,-' '     DENTIST.  '*   OrnuK : --     - -   ,   '  Till-'  XKSS"   LASVllENUK, HLOCIC,  rsicI-Ccn-'.ic' .Svenue.  ' ijs d w a il d7a."TTag gen; ~    "  :        '   3   Mining.Engineek,   " ' "  ' ,"  'IMcm. American  Institute Min ng Engineer-)  (Mem. Canadian .Mining   .' litute.)  Rkvklstoku, B. C.  Examination of and reports on Mineral Properties a Specially. ,  LATE WAR NEWS  Russian    Fleet ', Damaged ���������  Caught iii a Typhoon.  Amoy, Ohinn, May 5.���������-A typhoon  svhieh ssvept over tlie const of South  China this,sveek is'said no have damaged the Russian second I'acilic squadron considerably. Tho lighter vessels  arc leported scattered. Shipping nicn  e.-qicct delay in execution of Kojest-  yen'slcy's plans as a result. ,   (  'Admiral. Nebogatoff Sighted.  renting, May 5.���������The Russian warships sighted by tho British steamer  Scliinger this morning 'havo been  .identified as the fourth division, commanded by I'oiii*:Adniiral NcbogatolV  of the Russian second Jl'iicilio, squad-,  ron.'     ' ' ' *  H  UGH,  S.- CAY LEY.  f     Bui i is|,-i- nnd Solicitf.i  OFF ICE���������C.irnei- of First. Slie.-t und  Royli"Avenue, Rc-v.-lslok.-, 13. (!. '  '.'H  ARVKY,  McCARTER ' -  , AND PINKIIAJI,  BAKItlSTFIlS, SOLICITORS,  ETC.  '.Okf-ioics :   Moi.mi.vb   Hank   Hi.ocic,   I'kvkl-  *   ,       stoick, h. c.  ,   Moiicy lo loan.       . ,   '  Ofllccs: Ites-elsioke, It. C; Kort Steele, H. (J.  >Gko. K. McC'i'it'rr.K.  A. M.  I'i.viciiaii. ".I. A. IIauvky,  lici.-lsifiki-  II. ('. Kort Steele U. (J  -  .1. JI. Si-oll, 1.1. I!. '        SS\ I. Hriggs.  CICOTT   AND    lil'IGGS  "io-       '   . -  fRAuHit-'iKns. Solicitous, Etc.  Mom-iy to Loan   ���������  S(>1 K'l'IOl.S  i*. n  Mol^ons  B.SNIC  ^        '  Fimt Sir.-et.        ' Rev.-l.-toke,  B.C.  Uhe1Isootena\>ril>ail  SATURDAY,  MAY (i. 1905.  RUSSIA.  ',        > i.  ' Soldiers Butcher Poles.  .Warsaw, May 2.^-rAt ICaliz, Russian  Poland, during service in a church,  soicliei'b and police entered the building and iitbickcd the people, svounding  many. J' -     .'<  A , fight ensued, during 'svhicli  sveapons wore wrested from'the police,  shots exchanged, and stones thrown.   '  A dragoon, a svoman, and a man  sverc killed inside tho church. ���������   ,.  The bodies, of thirty odd^ rpersons  killed by the troops on Zcela&cnn street  arc lying at the 'morgue ��������� asyaiting  ideiitilication. , '��������� ' \  Ten of svo'unded taken to hospital  died of wounds.    '    ,' .    >   ,, ,  ' *      Foi loir  Yonr DrenniH.  ,   '   i������  'To' compel 'our thoughts to follow  the'memory of dreams iind on no account to'revert to any subject of waking thought, pleasant or otherwise"���������  that is a woman's formula for'sleep. .  ,"If ss-e have ..already slept in ilie  night," she say's, "we should; in tryini'  to sleep again, recall the dreams of the  previous'sleep and carry, them on. if  sve have not slept, then it is, necessary  to go back to old dreams,- which is  rather more exertion and less certainly  successful. But even this is'far boiler  for slecp���������than ulloiyhig the memory to  revert/to any svaking thoughts or-to  the familiar old'devlcesjof counting a  hundred or picturing slieep, etc.",  Ju.t  the Thing.  ' Mr.���������Goodhem-t���������Regarding those'' kittens, my dear, the president of our society "says the most, humane way to  drown kittens Is, to put them in an  ordinary earthen flowerpot and then  suddenly "turn the flowerpot upside  down in, a -pnil of lukewarm , water.  Mrs. Gobdlicart���������AYhy, yes; .that Is n  good idea���������isn't It?���������because' you know  there is a hole in the bottom of 'the  flowerpot for the poor little things to  breathe through. >        -    ���������   ,  Approve.! of the Icleii. ,'  --Mr. 'Ferguson (in wrath)���������If you're  going to bring a lot of club women lo  .this, house to spend the day. you'll  have to entertain , thci.i. yourself.- -I  wash my' hands of the whole .nifa'ir.  Mrs.. Ferguson���������SYell they look as if  they"need ill        *     ���������      '        .,'.!'  ��������� The tiul accident of Saturday  last is tin instance of the fact that  the rao<t careful man is not free  from liabilitv to error. Engineer  W. J. McNab i? a man' in every  sense.'-- JI i.s record is unimpeachable for carefulness- nnd reliability,  and yet with all his care he made  the fatal error sshich caused the  disaster. 'J'he manly svay in svhieh'  he told his story to* the -jury,  shouldered ,the blame himself, ancl  showed the suffering he felt at the  result of his error dresv forth the  sympathy and admiration of all  svho beard his statement. An accident it was, and through an oversight that might 'happen to the  best of men in these day? of high  pressure rush and service.   -  MURDER CASE.  ��������� On Monday a blood-stained suck ss-as  found beneath tlie railway bridge, and-  it-is believed'the murderer of the Japanese svoman took his ,blood-stained  clothing in this sack ' and dumped it  in tlie river. The1' river svas dragged  svithout''result-.' The police are in  hopes of yet being able to get evidence  on svhieh 'to arrest, the murderer, und  it -is hoped they, will  Although several citizens offered to  subscribe to make up ���������"���������faOU for u rewind  for evidence leading to ^tlio murderer,  no further response bus been made  We consider, however, the matter  should not be dropped, but that' the  Provincial Government 'should olVer  this reward, as it might, tempt'certain  people who are believed-to have in-  forination leading to the ciime to  divulge what they know. -There is  considerable feeling in' the city over  the <i: titude*takcn"by ceit.iiu Chinese,  who Are in a .position to assist the  police, positively refusing to give any  information.  W'e are gl.ul to be able to state the  police are making good progres- with  the case and may be in a position to  takfcdetinite action any day.  ..    . ' Coi-NeqnenceK.  Freddie --'What .are" these -cons"-  quenccsyou are always talkinjf to nic  about? ' Cobsvigger���������Consequence-., ni;.  boy, are,, the debts sve, incur foi   ih*  ' fun of having our own ,wa.y.  Take Care of the Cellar.*    *  ,A great deal of sickness in fumllfej  Is,, caused by the, condition of the eel-/  lar.    Not unusually  the cellar open*  into the kitchen.   Tlie kltclicn is heated, and'the cellar-is not.    Follosvlng  natural lasvs, the'colder'air will, rush  to,take the pl.iccrof the warmer "and  therefore lighter air of the kitchen.  , This,would be well'enough if the eel  ��������� !:ir air svas pure, but often.it i������-  not'  .Partly .decayed   vegetables.,or   wood  may be thero.    A day should be taken  to throw out nnd carry ass-ay all 'dirt  decayed jyood or vegetables'and ,other  accumulations.    The" cobwebs  should  be brushed down and the whole cellar  thoroughly -cleaned   and 'then   white.'  washed. '  BASEBALL.  . ���������������������������������������������������������������"  K.ischail enthusiasts turned out  fairly well Saturday afternoon to isit-  ne.��������� the game between tbe Shop and  Hoadmen, The game was fast and  very interesting until the last half of  the "th inning sslien Calder unified a  nice lly from Henry. Sickles also  mulled a hunted ball fn.-m Lehman,  Moir .-coring. lb-ad coming t<> bat  hit tlie sphere for a home run, causing  the side to play very Io.,-e, making it  very winy for the shopmen to score  three more run?. The gome svas Ciilled  jit the end of the 7th inning on account of rain, the shopmen winning,  the 'core being !l to ~> in their favor.  SICAMOUS  From Our Own Corre-por.denl.  Provincial Constable * Gordon of  Enderby is roundinir up violater? of  the game laws.. H������s brought tsio cases  before F. W. P.idmore and J. L. Johnston, J. P.'.-j. at Sicamous on Wednesday and obtained convictions. Otis  Button of- Mara was fined ,*F2") and  costs for killing a deer and using the  meat to bait bear trap-.. F. Lambert  of Sicamous, for trapping an otter out  of season. u,i������ fined found costs.  , **   The   Fan   of   II. '    -  A yout)������ man writes to tne:   '   , . 4  "WW. proper to kiss a .voiiiik lnrl.Vj.te  wlioiiryou' aie engaged,it* <\\y ���������oi.! ������' you  mustn't?" ' '.  ���������  "No.  sir.   .It  Is, decidedly   lmpi-ope-*.,  That's  half, the  fun of. it.--    ' ^  ,���������"���������������"������<=-���������, , '���������  Any one with half an eye could see  that he was madly *in-love with her.  but he had not courage enough to put  his fitte to the test. Rut she was a  young lady who knesv ther way about,  as the saying goes, and one night she  susses'ted a gaine of chess. He. poor  f.-llow, eagerly ssvallowed the bait. If  lie was a novice ai lovemaking he was  certainly no novice at cheus, and ho  soon had the fuir maid hopelessly  beaten. '  t "Ah!"' he exclaimed as he put her in  a hopeless corner.    "You're in a tight  corner now. Miss Mabel."    ,.  . She looked at him with those-beautl-  ful eyes of hers and then said:  "I hadn't noticed' any compression,  Gc-orce.   nave I no escape?*'  '���������None whatever," said the guileless  George.   "I shall mate you next move."  "Oh. George"' said sbe, with a becoming blush. "Er���������hadn't yeu better ask  father first?"  They are married now, and George  often wonders if -she is as dense at  clic-ss as whe would make him believe.  FATAL ACCIDENT  <t , i      /    i  Mill Hand Dies From Injuries  at Arrowhead.  ��������� On Monday David Brown, an employee of the Big Bend Lumber Co.,  got caught in 'betsveen the trailer of  the log carriage and th'e bulVer at the  Company's mill,-svith- the lesult both  legs svere smashed to n pulp and he  died'from tho shock. He leaves a"  svidosv and children at Liicombo. On  Tuesday an 'inquest ss;as held' by Dr.  Cross, coroner', svhen the'jury returned  a verdict that, the accident svas due to  negligence on the part of deceased.  G. S. McCarter svatched the hearing  on behalf of,the Dig Bend Company. ,  MILLHANDKILLED  '    ,        y     '* i r  '> ' ^ * ��������������������������� ��������� ( r  Wm.Childs Met,Sudden Death  ,r   at Kamloops. .   ,,  Kiinilocips, May 5.���������William Childs/  edgerinan at ICamloops Lumber Company's 'mill, svas almost instantly  killed-last evening before the- mill  closed down for the night.   The cause  of death svas a living board from   the  '.*-., t,  edgoiv     Childs  svas   a'young   man,  engaged to be married to a local young  lady. ,,''.    _-    ,   .������ 3,  -     "--       ��������� -3  STRANGE DEATH.  w     - '        *-  ���������    .   -  "   Body F.ound at Sicamous. .  Tlie -badly 'decomposed' body of a  man,'  supposed   to   be  F.  Follett, a  section man at  Nelson, svas'found  a  , -, -    .....       -,.,      t,    .. ���������  couple of miles south of Sicamous  Wednesday near the Okanagiih branch  of the'C. P. R."   "   " '      " .  ; Coroner Burri3S, of ICa'mlriops, ilickl  inquest unci'the jury returned verdict:  "Death due to unknown,, cause, .-probably suicide.",   ��������� ,'  The body lay'face downward-with  the hands crossed under the'.forehead.  A revolver lay on the ground beside  the body-svith one chamber empty.    ,  * The body ss-as that of a> man of  about fifty, sandy complexion and  reddish moustache, dressed in a.'ilark  stiiped coiif, black yest'and black  trousers... '   .       , ,    '      * .        < ' '  Revelstoke Athletic' Association.  Holder.-, of application fonus for stock in (lie  Kevelstoke Athletic Association can,- ou application to Mr. McC'arter'.s ollice, have the muiio  changed for -*tocl; certillcales. Applications  should be made prior to the l.'.tli .May. ���������  SCrriLLKlI-KUNDT.      -  ,   '        , -     Secret ary.  A 'consignment' of this famous  i s  Tea just .'irrivcd, put up in ,lead  packets only, by- expert';tea  tasters, ancl every packets guaranteed. A trial- packet svill  convince you '.there are none  better if' any ��������� equal. ,Do0'not  forget the name * ;-    ,    ��������� '-'���������  MARIGOLD  MILITARY.  The following nrc lhc re  -..IN  0  f "homing on  Saturday by local corps of  Itock-y  Mounlaiiw:  Name                      Hank  ���������.i/.y.'s  :m  flit total  Itiou n, II. A,...      Lie.it.  :a  's.'t  L'.".      ill  Smilh, It   :������  n  21       7!)  Holland Corp.  ���������ji  :;.-,  !l       .-,*,  Fisher          Pie.  :!fi  w  2.1       7fl  Grooier           *'  'M  ai  ���������I'l       70  Vcnnal.lcs . . .' .        '���������  <f>  2f|  10     :/���������  Nelson               "  !i'i  ���������M  "0       7.1  Ixieming         "  -a  "',  ii;    ii'i  17  ���������is  12       .VI  18  l.i  8      U  LABORS CALL.  Morri.-.-.-'y min.ir.s ciulor--efl the nesv  agreement svith the Crow'-- Nest Coal  Co.. but Michel and Fernie miner?  rejected it.  J. Itinrdiin, of rimoniv, has been  appointed organiser for B.C. of American Labor Union, vice Clarence. Smith  resigned.  Great Britain is legislating to restrict undeniable immigration.  NEW BUILDINGS.  C. fi. Hume has let to W. A. I-'oote  contract for erection of his residence  on McKcn/.ie Avenue.  K. C. Kromey is building the ?tone  foundation for .-mother warehouse at  the C. }'. K. freight sheds. This  warehouse is f-/r Messrs. LeFcaux  anc Woolsoy ulio have bought tsvo  lots there. T/iey svill build a ssving-  ing platform to connect tbe warehouse with Ihe freight platform.  -   .Yotlllnj?   Lont,  "They take tremendous precaution*  at the mint so that no specie shall be  lost." said an Englishman, with a reminiscence of an article he had been  reading on the subject "Every scrap  of refuse is burned In order that not  the -.lightest vestige of metal shall b������  wasted. The workipg clothes of the  men are burned, too, when they are  worn out, and they even burn the carta  which are used In carrying the bullion  to the mint.  "Well." said the American In the  corner, contemplating his cigar, "I  guess we go one better than that In  our Immortal country. SVe burn the  refuse and the rlothrs nnd the carts.  Vas, sir, we do all that, and, what ia  more, when a man dies who hr.������ worked there we have him cremated." Then  they talked about the weather.���������London Fun.  Two   O.lrl   I'lnrr  Xmmrt.  A   correspondent   of   the   Louisville  Courier-Journal   gives   an   interesting  explanation of the origin of two -pieer  names  of  places.    "J l.e  mountains   of  Kentucky afford niuiiy .pieer rcirnes of  streams, peaks, towns and s .I!;ige-��������� but  perhaps   none   are   iioi-e    r'-rii:iik il.le  thnn   Kingdom   fume   :.:.d   SS'l.y   Not.  The  first  of   these  is   tb'-   ii.um.  ,f   ,i  stream  In Leslie r-oiuit.i   ;ii.,i   ,- i,,'., .  from  the Lord's  I'r.iyei.     I'm   m   ...im  la tbe name of a small jiostoi'u,. .i. t*.e  county   and   originates   f.-oin   r!,,>   o.<  Rong "SViiy Not Touiglil'-"    1-  m   .   ���������  that  an   Interesting   re!i-_',oiis   u-, -,  was once held in this locality, .it u,,i< -  this song was sung a great  (h-,il   .m.,  tho  people   became   so   curried   ..win-'  with  the   music   that   the  plate   wan  tver afterward call������d Why Not  COMAPLIX.  From Our Own Corrempondcnl.  Found .Drowned.1  l ,   ,  Dr. Netvcombe, of Ferguson, arrived  JSfondity to conduct an inquest in the  case n Norwegian named Sichleberg,  who was found drosvned in Arrosv  Lake on Saturday. Deceased, who  had be?n greatly depressed of late  osving to tho death of his svife, had  several times threatened to commit  suicide, and. on 'Tuesday, April 25th,  svent to Arrosvbead, and under the  influence of'drink met his death.  After a short consultation the -jury  came to the decision that deceased  met death whilst " Temporariy insane." '     '  ���������  Fatal Poisoning.  On Wednesday, May 3rd, the body  of George Blainey svas laid to-rest at  Comaplix by his' fellosv ss'orkmen'  belonging to the Bowman Lumber Co.  Deceased met his death through  eating ���������' Wild Parsnips." Whilst out,  Sunday morning he found this deadly  poisonous plant and brought a few  home and had them prepared for  dinner. After making a hearty meal  of them be complained of--sickness,  and afler losing consciousness died on  Tuesday morning.        c  Sprained Ankle, Stiff Neck, Lame  Shoulder.  These are three common ailments  for svhieh Chamberlain's I'ain Balm is  especially valuable. If promptly  applied it will save you timp, m'oncy  and suffering when troubled with any  one of the.se ailments. For s.ile by all  druggists.  SOLE   AGENTS  LEGKIE BOOTS  *"        (     ' c   p-  are manufactured for men,  who'require boots for ser-  , ,     ..     -      ������  ' '  -.   i    ���������' -  :\-iccand rouo'h-and-tumble ���������  ���������',.'���������    -       ,   ��������� -c   -    --.',' i  , boys, whose parents-find  'it;,almost,c impossible . to  'keep.- their ' feet ^covered.'  They'are all No. r';leather,'-  ��������� honestly made,, and , ss-ill'*  ,'gis'e ;��������� infinite- satisfaction..  -Thousands svho has*e worn  them' say,.'that .tliey   are  almost ironclad.*        ' c,.  ?"' ���������     . '-    ���������        ,    '" ���������  ��������� Ask your dealer to shoss*.  them''to ybuv'-'If he should  hot *ha\'C'them, send-Jiis  .name to -.  -.    -.'-.., <  J  '    ^.SIAXUFACTUUKltS   OF  "LEGKIE   BOOTS;" .  VANCOUVER,    ���������-    ,B. C.  Kootenay LodKC No. 15 A.F, & A.M.  The  regular   meot-  ingu are held in tlio  Slavonic     Teuinlo,  JddFollows Hall, on',  thelhirdltondayin '  each   month    at   8 ���������'  p.m., Visilingbrotli-  ren   cordially   wel- -  ���������'coined. -  C. A. PltOCUNflCrt, SncitirrAitv.  SELKIRK LODGE, NO  12.1. O. O. F. '   -  ' aaa^l' Meets every Tuesday  evening in Selkirk  Hall at 8 o'clock;  Visiting brethren cordially invited to at-'  ., . lend.,  SSr. SSr. KOSTKH, N.G. '_ J. MATHIE. Slut-  X      ,  Hcd Ksso  Degree meels second and  fonrtli  Tuesdays ofcacli iniinth; SS'liite Hose Ilegreo ;,  nicels Third Tuesday of each quarter. In Odd -  fellows Hall,   Sl-illing brethren welcome .  .IAS. I. SS'OOHHOSS'.  '    -*   President.  T.-IIAI IT,  ��������� > ' Secretary.  , J. , S AM SO N - ''  Painter,' Faperhanger^Signwritep,\  ' ,-" KALSOMINfNG.'.'DONE. '     ' ,'  -    Orders'reciu've prompt attention.  Second street,    '"-_,     REVELSTOICE',  ,When:You Want  7^  ���������"'i  Night or day,   *   -   3        '  Ria? a d Tal. No. 27,  Stand at Union Hotel i  J. M: McCallum.  ~>.'WANTED'' 3* :  - t-PPRENTIOKS, and esperienceil  _^-\_ . drissin.ikeT's. wanted. Apply-ab  Dressmiiking D'p.irtment.C. B. lluina  & Co. - ''-..-, i  RKSSMAKIOIt wn.iild like to hear  .ii.ii'h  oi-cy.  n.svn in B. C.    Ail-I.vss JI  S2S Lnnftside St;, >Wbini|i ���������  Xui.  OHT���������Ou iM.iv Ni, Ii.-uv.-imi CciiLi'.il ,  ll.ilel .)ti.i  rnilsvuv ^l.il.i.iii." ���������R.'V-  ;l.-tiiK.','"n g.ild w.itch and chain. Kind-  ��������� ���������'i-.ivill  lie'^iiitalily   r.-wfitd-'d   on' ,re-*  uu mug iu . i ITic-c >.f Si hi i,i Id & Fii-UK'''"  rj^O LKT���������Itnonis io lei,' furnished or  iiit'.inii-li.'d. . II. N. Cnui'.-i.'i-. 015  Lc  r  WANTED���������Handy   BOY.      Apply  liniv.snnd, Tuxidci-iiii-t.    -JTiDiti  ttsTe  KJ  Crown  oap  And -.live Wrapr>orH for freniiuiiis.  ItOYAL CROWN HOAl' has no equal  on the market. Drop us a curd and  we svill tniiil you a catalogue illustrating the beautiful premiums we offer.  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver,,B. C. Limited  hj aster  Gifts  TITE GIVING OF GIFTS AT  EASTERTIDE. IT IS BUT A  ItEViyAL OF AN ANCIENT  CUSTOM WHTCH USED TO  CARRY WITH IT .GREETINGS SIMILAR TO THAT OF  CHRISTMAS.    -   '  ��������� Peculiarly  enough   it  docs -.not  invols-o extravagant gifts���������more  of tbe " knick-knack " or dainty  novelty, of which Easter brings  an abundance.  Wo hiive succeeded in  gathering together in a  little Easter brochure a  do/cn sterling silver nnd  . gold novelties, svhieh  are different from those  shown in other stores,  and svhicli we sell by  mail at various prices  from tsvcnty-live cents  upsviii'ds.  If   you    svould   like   a  copy, your name  on a  postal will bring it  by  return mail.  Five of the newes-t hat pins are  shown; sterling silver tops., four  - of svhicli sell for 25 cents each,  and one " The Ssiallosv " with an  extra long pin at 00 cents.  Our Midi Order Department anssvers enquiries  promptly.  Henry Birks & Sons  Gof/OSM-ITHS   AM) SlLVnit.SMlTIIS,  350-352 Main St., Winnipeg.  WANTED-  SVORK BY Til IS DAY  Bv    Si'iifrl  JY  Koo'rii.VAY Mail Olli,  SVoiiian,  ���������-Apply,  WANTED KNOWN���������All kinds of  loose-leaf account- books, card  indexes <ind special ruled, perforated  or punched papers mav.be ohlained at  the Kootenay Mail Prini.inir Ollice.  WANTED���������An enei-getic- and reliable man to represent us ;ifc  Revelstoke und surroundiii)? tcrtitory  and sell oiir Hardy Specialties in l<"i uit  and Oi niimental Nursery Stock; special  list for li. C. planting. Territory re  served. *��������� Pay weekly. Handsome out-  lib furnished free. Write for terms  and send 25c for our Handy Pocket  Microscope.���������Stone and Wellington. ,  Fonthill Nurseries, Toronto. Ont.  TYPE WR I TE RS.  FOR .SALE���������One Secondhand Empire Typewriter.  One Fianklin -Typewriter,  good  as  new.    l3.-isy terms if reipiirecl.    Apply ,  to  Kootexay Mail  Publishing Co.,,  Ltd., Revelstoke. ������  WANTED���������Owners and managers  of Mills, Mines, aud Hotels to  contract with u= for six ancl twelve  months, for Fresh Butter and Eggs:  Write us for prices. SVe guarantee  quality. E. II. MATTHIAS, General  Merchant, Morningside, Alta.  mr> ap ao  WANTED, By May; 1st, six to eight  lirst-elnss carpenters.   Apply to  the iiuilders. Revelstoke, B. C.   057 tc  TTlOUND, an Overcoat.     The  owner*  Jj     can have same by  proving  property and paying for this ad.     Call  on  Chief of Police.   TOR SALE  C'OTTAGE.     Good garden,  svell  /   fenced, good  svood   shed,  wntor  A   snap.   Apply'  Ufl2,ii u tiS  and   electric light.  Kootenay Mail.  Sunday Dinners.  Commencing tomorrow,  April I'Otb,  a specialty will  be  made  of  Sunday  ilinneis at the Union Hotel.   Price 50c.  MRS. McKITTRICK.  For Sale or to Rent.  ���������. ,  After May 1st, the residence'of Mrs.  G. S Flindt, on Mackenzie Ave. Ap-  ly to Mr. Flindt. for particulars.  712tc  NOTICE  MOTICK IS HKIIBBY GIVKN thai 30 days  1 -1 after date I intend to apply to the Chiet  Commissioner of ]���������T,ndn and Works for  permission lo cut and carry away limber  from the following descrihed lands.  Commencing at a post planted about four  miles cast of Halcyon Hot Spiingsand about  three niilchfrom Arrow Lake, running north 4IW  chaliiH 1 hence west 80 chains thence south -100,  cliainh, thence east 80 chains to place of commencement. Containing an area of ,5 square  miles.  Datxxl llii.s 15th day of April, lflflj.  9Jm2K) - CHAS. CALLED  / THE KOOTENAY MAIL  Cream  A  HOUSE  DIVIDED.  Made;from Grapes  f*  * i i t j  ���������' ,- V ..-'.'  A^Cenits  a.( pound ca.ni -;  - ���������   , '>,"*'  25 Cents  ( -j f ,  ���������a. half-pound can  .At all grocers  -For fifty years .-Dr. Price's  Cream Baking. Posvderjias*  ���������"been' the'standard., It' is.  the greatest aid to perfect  Household cookery.  . -���������;���������      '-'.���������,'     '    ',  ''With   least  'labor    and���������  trouble' it makes  all hot-  breads,  biscuit   and   cake  of finest flavor;'light, ap'pe-,,  "tizin'g and wholesome.    i '  r��������� f  Don't] delay .-iii placing your orders as-  only , a 'limited'* number ��������� will be' -    '  '    "'     printed.      ���������       '  ���������i',-  ��������� Publishing-CompanyrLirhited:"  -l*-; * /������������������  "1UUNTEKS,������ PUBLISHERS,   >"/*-   '  .���������  KEVELSTOKE, B. C.  The Reason a riaaneil Goose Dinner  Was   a   Failure.  Most persons have had the,experience 'of- svalking svith a friend out of  step and trying to shift just at tbe  moment when the friend also, makes  the' attempt. This 'is an instance of  thwarted .harmony much like that  svhieh appears in a story told'by a  London journal of an elderly- couple.  They were childless and had never  been united,by the.bond'of other lives,  linked with their own. So 'they were  always in, a state of well bred disagreement.     - , ( r  On the subject of meals they" disagreed thoroughly, and each usually  suggested a dish for 'the Sunday din-  uer svhieh the other did not approve.'-  One',j Saturday the man came homo,  from market with a basket, '*  .���������'"You ' needn't worry, .about tomorrow's dinner n'ny more, Maria. I've  got it." '   i "     , ,     ;.������  , "And so have I, George. You svere  so undecided"���������    .  "Undecided!,I told you svhat I ���������wanted/' _.    ,i- '  f~;Well,' I mean you didn't decide as f  did. ', So I bought a goose." '  J'Wliy. so have I. I told you I'd like  a goose."     '',''. ' ,   '  " 3"Wcll, nosv we are agreed for 'once  anyway."1. 3,   ," ,-  "Yes, and I suppose we'll have cold,  goose and stesved goose for the nest  two weeks."        ' -  'Tli'ey   relapsed   into  their . usual   silence.    - ' ,' "      '  ���������Sunday   forenoon   the,,'wife   asked,  "Do "you'want a  little'quince'in the  apple saiice-with your goose?"-,--  , ."Your goose, you mean?".      ,, ,    ,3.  ���������"No,I don't.   It seemed so absurd to  have, tsvo geese in the house that I  sent mine to Aunt Jane."    - '  "What!   I sent mine to'Uncle .Toe!" ���������  - .The,-Old    English   School.    . *   -  Colonel Anstruther Thomson^' an  aged^nglishmiiu, says In a volume of  reminiscences that at a school which  he attended as u boy the students'were  -regularly dosed'twice a year. ,"We  were marched up. to Carmalt's, desk  ,tsvo and two. Two glasses of a horrid  compound of bark were^ on the desk,  and an' usher stood'on each,6ide. r We  had to drink' tho dose, turn to the  usher and'put out our tongues to show-  that we had ssvallowed it! This was  charged in our account^,'Wlne. 6 stilj-  lings/",   ,       ' .,"';. 3" '  .";  Social & Personal.  3Miss Corley has joined the statV of  jP. Burns & Co. ,  'The -engagement" is announced of  Mr. SS'; C. Wells, JI. P.* P.;-of Palliser.  .and Miss Skinner, of Ottawa.  The Dramatic Club -isill .produce  "The Ticket of Leave Man'' in- aid of  -int. Peteis Guild on May 24th.      u i  Mr. Mundj's family arris-ed. from  .the east Tuesday  and   have  taken up  -���������their residence at Three Vallev   Lake.  c "  J. A.  Darragh's  family' has   mos-ed  -:to Airdrie, Aha., and Mr. D.irragh intends opening an oflice  in   Cleveland,  -0.  There was a great gathering  of the  ��������� clan McKenzie at the Canada Drug  ..and Book Co's corner, Wednesday  -morning. ' <*-  Mr.   Schoonmaker,   who   has been  '- -Hooking   after    the  interests   of   the  "Wundy Lumber Co., left this  sveek for  vthe east.  L J. JI. Scott, of the lasv firm of Scott  ���������A, Briggs, has been appointed Crosvn  prosecutor for the assizes at Vernon,  ���������opening Monday. ,  ' \V. B. Robertson, who intends open-  'ing an accountant's business in Res'ol-  stoke, was given a  farewell   social  at  ."Golden'on his leaving for this city.  -Supt. and   Mrs. Kilpatrick gas-e a  * faiesvell supper and social Wednesday  -.evening to Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Flindt,  .prior to their departure for Vancous-er.  Mrs. C. C. Bridgman,   svidow  of the  .late Capt. Bridgman, of Vancouver, is  in the city on a  visit  to  Mrs.  J.  II.  Jackson, having stopped oft'' svhile' en  route to England.  D. Woolsey and R. Blackmore re-  iurned this week from "a. ten days trip  by canoe on the Columbia river from  Beaver to Revelstoke. - The trip was  undertaken to examine timber in tho  Bend.  A lodge of tbe Black  Cats or "Hoo-  boos," the great society of lumbermen,  will shortly be established  in  Revel-  - stoke.    An   international  convention  -of tbe order will be held at the Westminster Fair.  f  The calico ball svhieh   was   to  have  sheen held on May lBt  in  Selkirk hall  ,l.y the Ladies Auxiliary of the 13. ofR.  T.,.ind postponed on account of deaths  of I.aiicv l\. *Scott and Percv .-E.ist-  svood, will be given on Thursday, May  lSth. ' '*'���������",  , Mis. Annie Cooke, lvpiesentativc to  Gi.md Temple of Ruthhone Sisters,  ancl .Mrs. Minnie .\irnciv, G. P. of T���������  lea\e Sunday to attend the convention  of thp Grand Temple of Rathbonc  Sisters at 'Nesv Westminster, where  they will meet Mrs. H. A. Brown,  supreme representative, and Mrs. L.  VanHorne. G. M. of R. <fc C.  Yesterday  morning  the  Misses  A.  ancl M.   Buck   received  intimation of  the   death   at    Vancouver   of    Miss  Christie, an intimate friend of theirs,  and they  left" for  the coast by Xo, 1.  Miss   Christie   was    well-known     in  Reve'stokc, where she resided toilsome  time svith Mrs. T. E. L. .Taylor.     Sbe  died as tbe result of an   operation for  appendicitis!     Her death is rendered  -particularly sad   by   the fact that she  svas about to be married   to  a  young  man formerly a resident of Revelstoke.  ���������   The Batchelors'   Ball at the  opera  house last night svas one of the most  successful and enjoyable  events  held  in the city, and the committee deserve  great credit for the manner in which  it was carried out.     Excellent music  was provided by Miss Wells  and  Mr.  Gunn of Golden.    About sixty couples  graced the floor.     The hall has never  been more prettily decorated than for  this occasion.     Supper svas   provided  by Mrs. McKittrick in excellent style.  \ '.,  Widows,In  China." ,, ���������        ' ��������� ,  According to the lasvs of good society,  In China, young wldows'sliould'not re-  .m'arry.1 'Widosylfood is therefore held  in the_ highest esteem,and the older the  ;wldow3 grows the'' oi'ore agreeable her,  position   becomes.    -Should   she   reach  -~ 7   HI8 FIRST C^ECK.      ~  Th* Way the Piece of Fap'er Woirfd  Thomas   A.  Edlnon.,   ,  , Thomas A. Edison once told a friend  the story-of his first acquaintance svith  any big sum of money. It'"was svhen  he svas struggling,svith his earlier inventions, and he had about as' clear  an idea of the value of a bank check  as the man in the moon. He liad finally sold his patent on the gold and stock  indicator'to the SS'estern ' Union Tele--  graph company and had called at its  office ,to close the deal. After a few  preliminaries he'was given a check for  ^���������iO^OOO. He eyed it curiously and appeared to be puzzled what to do "vith  IL Observing his'perplexity, General  Lefferts, then president of the Western  Union, told him that if ho would go to  the Bank of America, in Wall street.  be could get the cash on his,check,  "So,I started,",, said Edison,- "after  carefully folding up'the check, and  went toward Wall street. , So uncertain svas ,1 In regard to that jvay of  'doing business that'I'thought while  on the way that if-any man should-  :otue up to nie'andolTer me tsvo crisp,  $1,000 bills forr that piece'of paper I  would give hini the check very quick-  iy." ���������'"'���������.    '��������� ���������      '-,..-,    -'  ��������� On his arrival at the Bank of America .he half tremblingly 'shoved hia  check out to the cashier. The hitter1-  scrutinized it closely, gave him a  piercing glance and ���������s.'iid something  which Edison, .being hard of hearing,  failed '\to'���������, understand.      That- was  'enough.   He svas fully convinced that  his check was not worth $40,000 'and  again thought as he rushed out of the-  bank ,that' any -man svho would give  -him $2,000 for it could "has'e it." "He  hurried back toBthe' office of th'e'West-'  ern Union and said he could'not get'  any money. ' A clerk was sent to the  -���������bank with him to identify him.  "This man," said the' clerk, "Is Mr."  -Thomas A.'Edison," to whose order'the'  check-is drawn."   - \  "      ;    -     *    ,   ',  "Why, certainly,  Mr. ' Edison,"  said"  the cashier. "How would you like your  money���������in what shape?" .   "',  "Oh, .any .way' to suit'the bank; it  doesn't make any difference to me, so  long as I get my, money." i        , _.  ,   Edison was  given .$-10,000 in large  .bills. After'dividing the roll into two  wads of $20,000 each he stuffed one  into each trousers pocket 'and" made all  speed 'out, of 'Wall street.    The next  ,day be began work on his first "New  3York laboratory.."��������� Success."   '������������������   "  -   -   .,      ,    i^_ L- ,_ '    '    '.  What Do These Figures Meaii?-  TYPEWRITERS ARE SOLD AS, FOLLOWS :   -   *  '     UNITliD STATES  CANADA'  Remington No.-6        -        -   , '  -        $ 97.50  ,$122*50  Smith Premier No. 4''      -"    '  -    ,3'-     10206'  12 2.50'  Hammond No.'2     -   ,'--       3'     -,; '���������'   iqo.oo  r 25.00  New Century'Caligraph No:" 2           -     100.00  ���������2^.5������;  Underwood No. 4','.-   -      '.-',      -      3   97.50  , 125.00-  OLIVER No.,3        -,'-',      -   ' '   ' 97oO.  97-.50.  3This Saving* of $25 "is effected ,  ��������� because the Oliver, is manu-  factured in Canada.  An Orjran Without  Stops.  There is a.man Iis-ing in an Eleventh  -street flat svho  ha1* -no  music-in  Ill's  soul, aud there is a. until "on the lower  floor Vho;e .Lutil is Pull of it.   Thetlower floor ir.n'n not-long ago added n tour  fifty years she mav.'.by lipplvm^ tn the* lu������S P-n-lor'organ to'his, lares and po-.  emperor, get 3a 'sum of monev . ivith3 nates, and two healthy daughters of his  which  to  buy' a'tab'let on  winch   her'ifbeKan t0 practice on it. .Several nights  m  virtues are named. The tablet is then  placed over tl������e door of the principal  entrance of her house.  Mfsinh*   of n   flliiid   Bon  Constrictor,  .\ lioa constrictors'that was nearly  blind "was once tound to be contentedly sivalloiviiii,',a blanket for dinner in  stead of a ni libit, svliicl) was also within reach, and it svas only with great i  diihculty tlint it svas forced to di<<goige !  this singulniMirticle of food. A snake's  tongue is therefore not an organ of  taste, nor is it, as many think, a sting;  it is .more probably a delicate organ'of  toiictC��������� Clm'iiibui !>���������Journal.      T  Where   She   Felt   WorHt.  .A little girl came to her mother one  morning and said, "Mamma. I don't  feel very well." "Well, that's too  bad," said mamma. "Where do you  feel worst?" "In 6chool." was tic  pi.impt reply. ,.  CHURCHES.  Knox Ciiukcii���������Kev. W, M. Reid,  of Michel, svill conduct morning and  evening services at Knox church on  Sunday. The trustees have let to R.  Samson a contract for clearing the  site for the church building to be  erected on Second Street.  St. Pi:teks���������Tomorrow being first  Sunday in month celebration of Holy  Communion will take -place after  morning prayer. Other services as  usual.  Cooklnff n  Fovrl.  The only way in winch a fowl it  usually made tender enough.to eat is  to cut it up and-cook as fricassee, roust  chicken Sbeing considered possible only  when one wishes to pay the extra price  .for young birds. It mint, however, be  tile toughest of hens or roosters which  does not succumb to the "pot roasting*'  process if carefully done. Prepare as  for roasting and place in a pot deep  enough to hold tlie fowl without crowding one-half pound of ������uet for three  pounds of chicken. Cut up an onion  und let it cook till brown, when add  the chicken, covering tightly. It should  simmer for six hours. Roast quickly  for half an hour.  -later a friend paid a visit lo llie--liist  man.'and as^soon as he got inside (thc  apartment \hb heard the parlor organ  on ihe lower floor. .  "Fine toned instrument, that," be  said, because he,.too, bad 6oiue music  in his soul. '    ���������  ���������  The musicless man grunted. '  "Whoso make is itV", the visitor asked.    ,     ,  "Don't knosv," was the ungracious  answer. , ���������  "Hosv many stops has it?"      - *  The host pulled himself up for a  powerful effort. "JS'ell," he replied,  "it's been in the house for about a*  week now, and in that time it hasn't  had any that I have been able to dis-  cos-er."���������Nesv York Tress.  Subscribe for the Mail and get  all the nesvs.  Thimble*.  A soreness in what is called the.thimble finder and even serious inflammation are sometimes caused by the use  of cheap thimbles. These- thimbles,'  which are composed of lead or something equally injurious, may be tempting by reason of their low price, but  they are.not safe. Silver thimbles are  the best, but for those to whom they  prove too expensive nothing is belter  than thimbles of highly burnished  steel. By a person who gains her living with her needle a steel thimble is  always liked, for it will outlast two or  three of the more expensive silver  ones.  Af-wte  Ware.  To clean agate ware put the ware on  the stove filled with water, nnd into the  svater put a tablespoonful of salsoda  (washing soda), and then after awhile  use a scouring soap, and you_ will,, be  pleased with the result; also put your  beon pot on the stove and a. good get������-  erous tablespoonful of soda, and it will  wash as easily as a cup. A little soda  put In your greasy baking.pans and  keeping them ' warm while washing  your- other dishes will help along that  most disagreeable tart.  Amrni.iK   Ihe   Children.  Mrs. McShnntco. (ti-iiiinpliantl.v)���������I  see ye are tnkin' in w:inliiu' again,  Mrs. McProudee! Mrs. MeProtidee  (whose husband has lost'a payins: job)  ���������Sure it's-only-to amuse th' childer.  They .wnnts th' windies covered svid  steam bo tbey can- mnke pictures on  them. ^ <  A  Woniii u'b   Sbccqnh. ' i  Embroidering baby clothes was'my  first financial venture. I was a very  ambitious housewife and wanted money for some new things for the house,  so I began by embroidering little sacks,  for 'which I charged $1.50. For th������  more elaborate ones I received $2.  SVhite broadcloth coats with large collars brought .1*3, and at the end of a  year the amount footed up to $200.  The work was dainty and fnscinuting,  and my friends and acquaintances  were quick to take advantage of the  opportunity to secure hand wrought  pieces foi- their wee tots. I liou-rbt a  pattern of the size for the age of the  baby and follosved the direction's given  witli it for- the making. My customers furnished their osvn materials,  which rcl.'uvcd me of any outlay in  money. As the tu-tlclcs made were all  white, tbey baa to be kept spotless  and required extreme care in tbe handling.���������Ladles' Home Journal.  Trnlninir u IliiuKht^r.  To train lie.* .-laughter In courtesy the  mother inn.-,, begin at a tender age,  #Tlie twig I:: .so easily bent that It  scarcely resists the guiding, hands.  Even with this training the girl may,  when half grown, come to a stage  when self assertion shosvs itself and  'when she feels that it is quite the  thing for hor to force herself upon  people's attention. All Rrosvlng things  have their trying ot;e. But this, too,  will pass away, and If the girl has  started right there' Is net much difficulty in Inducinr her- to beileve that  she and all her nHairs are not of para  mount Importance to the .public -at  large; that gentleness nnd .consideration command more, love and .popularity than nolf assertion and carelessness  ii tbe ooneerns and whlmu ot others.  ewi  is an expression of the modern  I demand for a typewriter that  will meet the most strenuous  business conditions.  "IT'IS USED'BV:-  ,       - - -   '-   '     f       *  Canadian Pacific Railsvay Company        -        -    over 50  Grand Trunk Railsvay System    - -      ���������-        over 40  The Masscy Harris Company        -        - ,    '-  The Carnegie Steel Company -    * - -        - ,      osrer 200  ��������� The Wcstinghouse Industries -  The McGill University, Science Department'  The Montreal Witness -        -       --        -        -    8 "|  and many others - ��������� ���������  s.  The record of the Oliver has  never been equalled.  Used by 171 Railway Companies and a maj ority of the greatest Corporations in the "World  These Typewriters for sale on Easy Terms.,  Typewriters for Rent.   Second-hand machines taken   in part payment of New  Olivers.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  PUBLISHING COMPANY  LIMITED  A.gervt4r9 "Re-Vel-stof(e9 THE KOOTENAY MAIL  * -   -"'  r    t  MINING MATTERS  ':       DRIFTS.  Le Roi No. 2 is arranging'to purchase the Giant.    .  Tlie Ruth mine and mill will resume operations. A > ���������  ' Boundary mines have already  shipped 300,000 tons of ore this .year.  - The Rambler has'let a contract for  driving another 2,400 ft. on 'its mile  tunnel.                  - * ^  Tlie McKinlcy Group at' Franklin  camp has been bonded for $150,000 to  Nesv York parties.    ,  RAILWAY  NEWS  ON SHORE AND AFLOAT.  ,S. G. Bobbins succeeds G.'S. Flindt'  to charge of the C. P. R. commissariat  stores, Revelstoke.'  "  ' The C. P. R. are starting schools of  instruction in shorthand and typewriting at Winnipeg.- .<  , A. Connell, of Shussvap, is relieving  T. B. Bradshasv, who is oft* on bis  holidays, and J. Ma'cdonald, of Notch  Hill, is relieving at Shuswap, , -  Gen. Supt. Marpole passed through  Revelstoke on Wednesday for Calgary  'HONEST INJUN."  The ii. C. Copper Co., of Greenwood,  to meet Sir. Whytc 'iind discuss'mat-  svilbliave eight  smelting  furnaces  in  blast by July 1st.  The zinc concentration plant ,estab-  ��������� lished at' Kaslo by  the, Kootenay Ore  Co. is nosv in full ssving.  "   rThe War Eagle made $35,000 profit  r For,the  past  three,  months  and  the  \   Centre Star $00,000 profit.    -  'The Ciosvs Nest, i'ass Coal Co. have  ,   ordered an air compressor to give 1000  lbs   to   the*   inch   and   also;, two 'air  '        ' '     > i*  locomotives., ,  L. Stockett, formerly manager of,.!.'  J. Hill's coal --mines, ,has been'appointed manager of the C. P. R.  coal  - mines at Bankhead.  \.        . .    . ���������  ^Excitement has been caused at  ltossl.incl by "discovery of anew vein  in the ,\Var Eagle and Centte Star  cat ry ing $25 in gold and of large -extent.    ' '  The C. P. R.,coal mines at Bank-  beiitriiave not" so <- far been'n success  The company spent over a million  dollars in the development and equipment of the mines aiid the output is  '���������','only 200<tdii������ a day.'     ���������    ,      '  t  The Sandon Standard says : -"There  svill be,a determined effort made to  break up the grip ef 'the Canadian  Pacific Railsvay on the lead industry,  , witli its discriminations in protective  freight rates, and'its steady milking of  the profits in silver-load' mining, due  to a desire to bankrupt a competitor's  territory.''  Tbe Review says : "Alec. McLean,  , ,tlie lessee of the Uoiscsboe, made a  ' big.stiike during the sveek. In drifting on tbe lead he ran into "a natural  ciive, on the side'of which is from four  to six inches of clean ore runninghigh  in *grey copper. The development  on the Horseshoe under t,he lease is  proving out richer than anticipated,  and the les&ee svill make,a good clean  up for his winter's \ioik. The property is owned by Andy Ciaig and Ed.  Hillninn.  lhc great future before the silver-  lead mines of Biitish Columbia, si hen  , better economic conditions can be  seemed, is evident from the fact that  in tho'Coeur d'Alenes the tonnage of  ore pi educed last year isat 1,252,9-11,  having a gross value of $10,019,375, or  ^8.4S per ton. The total cost of niiu-  in'g, including labor and supplies, was  $3,537,724, or $2.S2 per ton. The cost  of Height nnd tieatnient was $3,736,-  10G, or $3 a ton,, ai.d the net profits  were $2,921,411, equal to $2.33 per  ton. IJnder present conditions in this  province miners would not trouble to  locate such low-grade ore, yet with  the superior transportation and  smelting conditions in Idaho fortunes  are m'ade out of it and the tame results will yet be achieved in British  Columbia. -  ters affecting riiihoatling in li: C.  ijMi*. Price, 'traflic superintendent,  arrived Wednesday from Winnipeg td  hold an investigation into the svreck  svhieh took place at Dosvnie on Saturday.   ,'      - ' -  -'W. J. McNab, engineer of the freight  train in 'Saturday's collision/ has  tendered his 'resignation to the C. P.  R.'and declares he svill never pull the  throttle of another railway engine.  The C^ P. R. propose to move tbe  commissariat'.storeB from Revelstoke  to Nelson. Revelstoke is a much  'more central point than .Nelson from  which tb supply the company's requirements, i . *  I-       ,        '         i  In consequence   of   ill   health,'" F.  Hobbs, 'foreman of C. P. R: shops at  Vancouver, has been transferred to  Kamloops.* He svill be succeeded by  John Scottyr.'formerly of .Revelstoke  and Kamloops.  We are.glad to be able to state C. P.  R. liieman Hector McKinnon, who  had his eye cut by the bieaking of a  gauge glass, has returned from Vancouver with the sight of the eye'recovered. It was feared at the time of  tlie accident he nad lost the , sight "of  it.     (l ���������       ,      <    "  The C. P. K. shops are now busy on  .three disabled engines, the two which  svere in Saturday's wreck and the one  in the wreck in which D. Lyttle and  Fireman Dickie were killed. These  wrecks have made this division short  of power, and it will take at least a  month to get ,tbe necessary repairs  effected.  The wieckci portion of the -freight  and passenger trains .svhieh met-in tbe  collision at Dosvnie on Saturday, svere  brought to tbe .Kevelstoke shops  Wednesday. The engines-were badly  smashed in trout and iear,, the sleeping car Yol-ohiuna, svas crushed to  atoms for half its length, and a box  car was badlv smashed.  LUMBERING.  Meeting of Mountain  Associa-  'tion'at Nelson.  Cuban Diarrhoea.  U. S. soldiers svho sers-ed in Cuba  during the Spanish svar know what,  this disease is, and that ordinary  remedies have little more effect than  so'much water. Cuban diarrhoea ii  almost as sesere and dangerous as a  mild attack of cholera. '1 here is one  remedy, ho.svever, that can always be  depended upon as will be seen by the  following certificate from Mrs. Minnie  Jacobs of Houston.^Tuxas : "1 hereby certify that Chamberlain's Colic,  Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy cured  my husband of a severe, attack of  Cuban diarrhoea, svhicli ho brought  home irom Culm. We had several  doctors bilt they did him no good.  One bottle of this remedy cured him,  n.-: our neighbor.-- will testify. I thank-  God for so valuable a medicine." For  sale by all druggist.-.  The monthly meeting ot" the Mountain .Lumbermen's Association was  held in Nelson. Present: F. W. Jones,  Golden, president: W. F.'Gurd, Cr.in-  brook. secretary ; T. Ludgate, W.  Armstrong. Arrowhead: J. W. J-'enton,  A Leitch. Granbrook ; A. shields,.  Enderby : W. C. Wells, Pailiser ; J.  Deschamps. Rossland. , -  Matters ducur-sed were all routine.  Complaints of dealers svere heard and  dealt with. Prices- were considered  but no changes made. The association is ill meet in NeJson regularly  each month hereafter.  llovr   the   ChlcUasaTrn  Were   TanKht-  tlie Metiniua: of tliVExpremilun.     ���������  Among tlie' earliest' comers "to  the  Hatchee country, in western Tennessee, was a Mr.,'Barnes, a blacksmith,  who became a friend of the Chickasasv  Indians and often mended their guns  without charge'. ' Barnes  svas a poor  man,'but obtaining on credit a donkey  named'Moses,'which was valued at a  considerable sum, he imported the ani-'  mal-'and stabled it at the smithy, says^  the Youth's  Companion.    It was  the  first in that region.    One, morning "he"  found the door open arid Moses gone.  He followed a-t'rail to the bank'of the*  river and 'lost it.   The stream was in  flood, and he believed his valuable animal ,svas drowned.    Unless he found  some svay to raise the money, to pay.  for it he'svas a ruined man. '  Two   months   later ,a   trading  scosv  came'dosvn the Hatchee from-Bolivar,"  and on the roof, spread out in the sun,  was the hide of Moses, unmistakable  in Its soft and handsome grays. Barnes'  related his story to the trader and re-  cels-.ed    tho   skin,   which ' had   been  bought at Bolivar from a trader there.  As no white man- svould have shot a  donkey Barnes concluded that the Indians, wiio had'never seen  one,' but  who were then  hunting  on  the,Hat-'  chee, were, the offenders. ���������-  * To trap them he "tried a 'little stratagem.   He organized'!!' sho'otiiig,contest  and offered as'a prize '���������thohanclsomes't  skin,, ever taken on  the  Hatchee,  the  pelt of a beautiful animal."      -   ,'  'a. Chickasaw brave was the winner  of the contest a i>d'claimed the prize,'  Barnes * brought forward . the  skin  of  Moses and spread it on the ground.^   ..  , '"There is your prize," he'.said.   *'  "Me.shoot om! Me shoot.urn!" cried  the winner; running to the skin aiid  pointing to a bullet hole. -Then,lie told  hosv he had been wandering down the!  ris-er bank and had/seen this strange  wild animal, like nothing, he'had" ever,  seen before, breaking through"* the  cane. He had shot it and' sold the  hide at Bolivar. He.svas'deliglited tc>  get it back.'  .This, was what" Barnes' had hoped  'oV. Standing, he addressed,the Chick  asaws.     A'     ���������       --  "My brotheis,", he' said, "you ,1,-jiow  me. I line's! poor, man, butfl'raui a  friend'to the Chickasasv. ,.I iiiip"iu1 his  gun for him, and deal fairly by him.  This animal was mytsvliite' mini's pony.  I bought it far away^and' brought' it  here. It cost me much wampum) the  price of nniiiy Indhiii poniej.. To'lose  it will lose me all. Jt escaped me iind  went to the w'ooils. and'there a Chickasaw killed it. , ' '-\.f-" v- " ' ' .  "SS'Iien I am in Chickasaw country,* I  obey ' Chickasasv -law., When Cliicka-*  saw Is in white" man's' "country, 'ho  should obey white man's law. White  man's' law, is that whoever kills my  pony must pay me for it.. What will  Chickasaw do?"  -���������    - v, ���������- --���������      i  The Ii'di.m.s had listened'attentively.  SS'hen lie bad finished, thoy -went to  their ponl-'s. tethered near by. .The  whites svaMied'then, meanwhile with  intense into.-i������-t. The Indians un tethered their ponies and brought them up.  "Take uni." they said.- "Indian have  only ponies.   Give uni all." -'  "How many?'" asked Barnes.1-'  ' "You say how many."  Barnes appointed an'appraiser, who  selected a number of ponies equal in  value to the donkey. These the blaek-  -mltli sold to his neighbors.  Tbe Indians"gave up their hunt and  went back to their villages, poorer, but  satisfied. They had maintained, for  Uieir tribe at least, some claim'to the  title. "Honest Iniun."  ������r/?lirrri''yJ-&������U ^iJ^i>?t^fa^unt> <ro JurrrLes  .Mis &eJbo������ts(hi/���������  fascJt&fy /P^x^e^iMsd  QrtiydJ-iisTCt, &>rfe<4tsALs<?-rL/ /Lo, ^tr7bcL&T'  J       < lr  O-rLe/  -ve&r 4&#s _,;,  Gold������  It should be borne in mind that^  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and , prepares the  ���������y'steia  for' the more serious' dis- ���������  - eases, among which "are the  two  ���������greatest destroyers ������f human life,-  . pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its p-eat popularity by its  ".prompt cures of this most common  ailment.    It aids expectoration, relieves  the  lungs   and   opens, the  , secretions, effecting a^ speedy andf  . permanent  cure. ->   It" counteract*,  any tendency toward pnaumonia^"'.  -    Price 25c, Large Si*a 5������c.  ,���������  ANTMrMM  j Standard .a.nedy for Glcot,  ||,' Gonorrhoea and Runnings  I'IN'48 HOURS.' Cures'Kids' ncif and BL-"'("er Troubles.'  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  Uu'i-llnlAulliorizod, $4,000,600. 'Capital Paid Up, $.1000000,  f , " ' ,r  "  n  " '     "    Head Oflice, Tokok-io, Ontaiuo.  Ilrunchos in tho N'ortliwost Torritorios, M.u.ilubn, Ontario and Qnolioc.  And, tho followinn points in   British   Cnlu.nbia:, (Jrunbrook. Ooldon,  c Nolsoii, Itovolstuko, Trout Lake, Vnncoiivor and .S'ictoria.       *-  T. R" Mkkbitt, Prosidont.   -- ' D. II. SVii.kii:, Vico-Prooidont and Qonoral ManiiBor.  HS9    -E. HaVj AssistautlQoiion.l UanaKor.    SV. Mokkat, CI.lot lusjmclor.  Revelstoke''Branch, B. C.���������A General Banking Business Transacted  Savings Dopartmout���������Doposits Hocoivod aud lutorost AII.iwckI.        '  Drafts sold available iu all parts of (luiiada, TJnitod Statos and liliiropo. '  Spocial nttouliou' givou to collodions. A. E.Piiii'i-3, Miu.i.Kor  THE MOLSONS BANK  lncorixirntod by Act of PnrliiunonL, 1815.  ,���������   HEAD OFFICE, - \ '    ���������   -,    '- "   MONTREAL.  i      ���������        . .   '        - * ���������  Wsr. Molsok M.scPtiEitso.v, Pies.    ' S.'ll. Ksving, Vice-Pres.  '   ���������      James Elliot, General Manager.   ��������� .   -3       , "^   ''  Capital paid up, $3,000,000  Reserve, $3,0fffyOOO  Everything in'way of banking* business���������transneted '.svithout un-  necessary delay.,  ,   ���������    Interest credited twice .i y.;,i'i-.-it current  rates  on-Savings Bank  deposits. ���������v   - ���������       ".-,.._ .    -  . .  i"  \V. H.' ?RATT, Manager,  ���������Rbvhi^stoke, B. C.  Hi  Mechanics.  Farmers,  men !   To heal   and  soften  Sports-  tlie skin  and remove grea.-e, oil and rust .itains,  paint and earth, etc., use The ".Muster  Mechanic's" Tar .Soap. Albert Toilet  Soap Co., Mfrs.  CHIPS.  The price of shir.gle-i Inia been raided  to $2.."i() to 50 cent points and $'2S)~> to  out-idc points  The Golden Star says 11 company of  Wisconsin capitalists is being incorporated for the purpose of svorking  the limits on- Blaeberry rivr during  the coming summer.  The. Cua.Jt-K.i.itoriay shingle millr  have united to put nn end to tbe price  svnr. An the medium through which  tlie mills can iict.two selliiigciiiipiiiiie--  h.'ive lici) formed, the ICxport I.unil.'-r  tS- .Shingle (In., Ltd., and the l.'nioii  I,umber Co., Ltd.  C.nintcriiifiii<llii������r OrtlerR.  During the years of the Revolutionary war the Itev. Samuel Buell was  p.istor of tlie'Ensthamptoii church, on  Long Island. lie had been pastor there  a great many years and had gained  ivt'ile influence. t  While the English occupied the is-,  land Sir William Erskine svas in command. Betsveen the parson and the  m.l.tary authorities a good understand-  ,i)������ was kept up in spite of the politic-  1! hostility.  Theie is yet told a story of tho worthy' parson to tbe effect that Sir Willi." 111 once ordered a number of the  farmers of Eiisthampton to go over to  Southampton to do a certain piece of  svork on the Sabbath. Before that day  raine at-ou.'d. however, the commander  It ippened to meet the parson and told  hfin frankly that tie h.id ordered out  bis pnrisliIoi.i;r������-on .Sunday.  "I know it. I know it," said the par--  ,-'-!i;;"bur, as It happens, I am myself  roinmanilor In chief on that day, and I  have countermanded the order."  Sir William1 yielded the point svltb a  icn.nl natnred I.iiikIi.  ���������The best and'safest' way  to keep " Bab3T's skin.  healtlty.is'to use only  BABY'S  ���������   Pure,    Dainty,    Delicate.  Beware of Imitations.  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO ,   Mfrj.  036  MONTREAL.  Halcyon Hot Springs  ^fanitarixtm.  P7BURNS&GO:  >- ' -  s- ���������   , .J  . 37    ,-7   ���������- T,  Wholesale arid .Retail'   ���������"-   ',    .   '",���������'..  .  V .   .   Meat Merchants-  Head Oflice, Abattoir and Cold Storage :  ���������s^^sss-'Calgary, Alberta  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  THE MEDICAL WATERS of, Halcyon aie the most curative in the  svorld. 'A perfect, natuial remedy for  all Nervous and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Feeling." -Special  rates on all boats and trains. Two  mails arrive and depart every day.  Telegra h communication with all  parts of the world. An experienced  massanger.  Halcyon Hot Spring\s  j\rrobv LaKe.  ~B. C.  To Trappers  Raw Furs Bought  Cash Prices Paid  F.    B.    WELLS.  Exporter of Furs.  , m ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,   PROPRIETORS.  Nesvly built.      First-class in every respect.     All modern conveniences-  Large Sample Rooms.  Rates $1.50 per Day, Special Weekly Rates. ,-*' i  Queen's Hotel, Trout Lake) under   same ^management  POLITICAL.  H.  PIANO TUNING.  J. Clarry, piano   tuner, Toronto,  owing to illness, will not be in Kevel  stoke until summer.  Mgr. Sl.aretti, the papal delegate,  has reported to Home denying uny  arrangement with Sir Wilfred Lnurier  or members of his cabinet on the  school question or extension of Manitoba boundaries.  Tlie Northwest autonomy bill passed the second rending in the Commons  by a majority of 80.  1'nint   on   GIiikm.  .Splashes of pnfnt on .glass If left for  any time vrlll become hard. To r������-  ���������novc them take boiling wuter and In It  ���������Iissolve a lump of soda, a piece about  ihe size of an egg to a pint of water.  Wet a cloth or picje of flannel In this  :ind rub the marks, svhen they will b������  found to come off 'iulte easily.  The   "Way   to   Sit,  Don't sit on the end of your spine.  Don't sit with your knees apart. They  should always touch. Don't sit with  the legs crossed, because It throws tho  ���������weight on one hip and distort* th������  body.  Vaseline, as most housekeepers know  by experience, leaves ugly iipot.i that  art- not removed by ordinary laundering. A professional cleaner says Bonking the stains In kerosene will usually remove them.  Trademark,.  <l Copyright*  I'l OH.  PATENTS ������:  ��������� oliUilnu.l In all uoin.ti  ROWLAND BRITTAIN,  Registered Patent Attorney  Mechanical Alloriio)' and KiiKinocr.  Kooni 3, Knfrllislil lllook, (JrimvilluHl., nunr I'.O  VANCOUVER,   B.   C.      -  A   pOKlcur.l  iVill Hccnro .11. uvoiiIiik appoint  rnunt, for lho������������ who cannot call .luring tti.jday  a^^'%^^^^^.'V^^%^^^'%^^^^^'%.'������^^%^^^'V^%^^/^'%^  " McMahdn  Has just opened up his nesv season's stock of ,   \  Carriages   and Implements.  These include Garden Seeders, Plows, Harrows, Farm .Implements of all ..kinds. Light  and Heavy Wagons, bight Huggies, Itigs, and  iMolino and ���������'"airchild Waguiis.  Shoeing'   a    Specialty.  Wagons Made and Repaired.  SECOND STREET, REVELSTOKE.  Wm. Fleming1,  WI.ol.i-.rtl.) mid Itolall  Meat Merchant.  F'"ish   and ��������� Came   in    Season  KLrst St., Revelstoke.  Quotations submitted for Inserted Tooth, Shingle or other Solid Tooth' Saws  and all  kinds of repair work.    Millmen everywhere are sending us "reneat"',  business after ONE trial.    HOBjBITS AND SHANKS in all sizes kept in.  ntock nt lowest rates. ��������� I   ��������� .. , ��������� -.,,.. .,,, >  ...    ^.-, I     ' (  ���������*���������  THE KOOTENAY MAIL  NAKUSP.  From ourowucorrespondent.  * '    A wedding took place^here Tuesday,  '*    ' April 25th, at "the residence of ,Mr.  and Mrs. Win, McKissock svhen their  * -eldest daughter, Etta,  was united,, in  -matrimony to'Mr.  Norman Thomas.  After'tho ceremony, the happy<j couple  "    left on tlie morning boat for a short  '     trip tb Revelstoke".     Rev. D. K.'Allan  .tied the knot.'  Their many'friends in  Nakusp wish them long life and pros-  , 7 iperity. , '  ,    On   Saturday   morning,   when the  * mill men" assembled to start'' work for  1  the day,  they  were  very much sur-  ���������.prised to see two Chinamen'appear on  '  ' the scene and  svhen   the 'men found  ��������� out that the company Jnuf engaged  the Mongolians rto'svork  in  the mill  ��������� -the men walked out in   a "body  and  (Positively  refused  to  svork'until the  ,    Chinese svere discharged.-   We   congratulate the men on their lirm stand  -and hope,tlie company   svill endeavor  ;  'to run the mill svith white labor only.  3   "Mrs. Kobt.'Abb-e is at present visit-  ,,    ing-her'sister.Mrs. SiDc'nis, at'Sloc.in  J^ity7 ,-/ ,  / '- i    ,   ,'      v'  j   . The boys are getting   their.* cinder  ���������truck in good  shape  for  the coming  .season,   and, svith'   such 'runners., as'  ��������� Thomas, Brett and Nichol sve svill ex-  -   ,pect to see some fast sprinting. ��������� --    -  "Miss  Grenfell   has  been-attending  - --the   school   teacher's   convention 'at  JRevelstoke.'  ;    Pete Gibeau. met   svith   a   serious  .-aocident at Camp 2 last sveek through  * '-.getting his  leg   wedged' between .two  ,_*!Jogs, breaking   the ' bone   above   the  .-ankle. ��������� He  was taken to the Arrow-'  '���������bead hospital. ��������� ..''���������'  'The,Ladies  Guild 'of   the   English  ,  1-church   gave   a   very'successful card  ���������party'oil'Easter Monday evening.    '  "We are pleased to see such a - stir in  ���������the building line*among the churches.  'The Presbyterian" are almost finished  -with their .new  manse,  the English'  " -church have  put an -addition  to the  1   -building, and the Catholic, people  are  ...clearing their ground and .willl begin  ���������operations shortly" on a new church. *  The Nakusp people are looking foi-  ������������������ward with a great deal  cf pleasure for  .'Saturday evenins, May Gtli,,wlien Mr."  .-and Mrs/John Hector  will  entertain  -.their manyjriends at a ball in Abrieljs  Hall to_celel'iate\the tenth  iiniiivtr-  -Ksary of their wedding.'   We hope they  will live to celebiate many more.  Mr. Burns   B.   A.,   of' Vancouver,  occupied the pulpit of the Presbyterian  ' -.church on Sunday evening.  The steamer Rosslaiid is now pulled.  -, nip on the sv.tis leceiving the finishing  ���������touches, and will   be   ready   for   her  =6iimmer run in1 a fesv days.  The fishing season  is  nosv on.     A.  Hobbs secured tsvo line ones last sveek.  ������������������One weighed 7ilbs. and the other 71bs.  T. Abriel has greatly  improved   his  place by planting  ses-eral   fine 'shade  -trees. , ' J  The Dramatic Club, svill  give  us a  splendid    evening'6    enjoyment    on  .Friday, May 5th? when they  will produce   a   delightful' comedy   entitled  -'Uncle Josh."  Mrs. Fauquier, of Fire Valley,1 is  ������������������visiting her friend Miss Grenfell.,  Jas. Morrison has disposed of his  Ibu'siness in tosvn, and has moved out  .-t'o his ranch. We are all sorry to lose  ���������Jim 'as he was a good citizen, but we  .-wish him luck in his new venture.  Ha Waa m. Prophet.  Io Cheshire, England, there are Itg-  tnds of a prophet, one Robert Nixon,  who Is supposed to have lived in the  days of King James I. His fame  ���������prcad, and the king sent for him, according to the story. Nixon was greatly distressed. He'wept and mourned,  ���������ayingthat if he went to London he  ihould be starved. When he arrived at  court the king, having hidden a ring,  asked him to find it. Nixon replied,  "He who hideth can find.",' This greatly struck the monarch, who ordered  him to be kept in tho kitchen so that'  thererinlghtlbe no. fear,���������of ���������h!s_ being  starved. Nixon had a great appetite-  he could manage a leg of mutton at a  ���������ltting���������and he became such a'nuisanw  that one day the cooks locked him in a  closet. Here ho'was forgotten,-and  hia prophecy .came true���������he was starved  to death.- Tbe closet is shown in Hampton Court; but, unfortunately for tha  veracity of the,tale, that portion of the  building was not built' till the reign' of  King William III.  *'-        - To  Save  One'* Bacon. , j'-,  Some think that'the'phrnse "to save  one's bacon" aroie nt the time of the  civil  svars-in  England,  when  housewives In the country hud to take extraordinary precautions to save bacon,'  their, principal   provision,   from   the  greedy uppetite of soldiers.        ,       ���������  ,  ��������� In a slung sense bacon stands for, the  human body, nnd "to save one's bacon" !��������� Just to eacape^Ho that when it,  Is said that a'man has saved his bacon  It refers to himself, ns do the cognate-  expressions,   "Spare   my   bacon", and'  o"SelLone's_bacon.", Thus,in Carlyle's  _"8c"hiller" 'we read, ,"To the kaiser I  aold   my   bacon,- nnd .by   him   good  charge of the whole'Is taken."  Others have' less probably connected  the phrase -with the times when heresy  was expiated at the stake, and a man  ���������was said'to have'"saved his bacon"  who had narrowly escaped being burned alis-e. ' " ��������� ,/ '  "The French" have 4a very similar  , phrase, "Sauver son lard."  Qrokmuhr^^MsciD^osi  fj-g^%C '',     A-  'S1'k   tliat   ^as-  ' ���������"     J������f /s&    kinks, knots or rough  ^~^3    ' , ' places is bound to snap  at these sveak spots.     Es'ery tin'ie you* I  haveto stop and re-thread the needle;  the silk'maker is stealing-your time.  ��������� Beldirig's.'  Spool Silks  are evenly twisted aiid ^spooled���������pure,  tough silk. They sesv smoothly in' the  highest speeded machines. '  Get, BELDING'S SPOOI, SII,KS if you want silks'that'  won't svaste your time by breaking.     Es'ery3spooltfull length.  W. A; McDonald  PLASTERER &. BRICKLAYER ,  <���������     \  i \ REVELSTOKE '       ' '   ,  ,   ,     -        '   -     ' ,   * r,  The only first-class plasterer inrtosvn.  Let me knosv 'your- requirements.   A  Carload of 3Lime just imported.  A Car-  r load of Brick under order. **  How Spnrkn Are Formed.  '   Sparks are formed by the expansion,  ���������dnder the action of, beat, ,'of ,airl,con-  talned in the minute cells of 'wood, coal  -or other burning substance and also  :by the evolution 'of .gas in the sam������  cells.    When the elastic force of the  imprisoned gas or air is greater than  the tenacity of the 'material can hold'  In check, then the small cells or cavl-,  ties burst, and the flying splinters rise,  as.sparks. J A sharp, crack commonly  accompanies  the  explosion   nnd , con-  tlnues'as hundreds of these cells burst  In rapid succession.    Tlie quick Might  of these burning particles acts as "ii,  _fan to increase the .flame, and  when  the  substance   burns  so   far 'tb.it .r.'o  more  flame is  formed  the  remaining  carbon.ash  is  kept  in.a state of  m-i  'candescence by the,draft of air. When  all the carbon has been consumed the  epark  dies 'out.''as*is 'evident "if"we  watch a falling spark on a dark night.  R1  First Class Meals  At All Hours ? '  OYAL    RESTAURANT  NOW OPENED AT   *'  ARROWHEAD.  Hoy, Proprietor.  BRICKS! BRICKS!  * " i  , The Best'Olay-'iii OkanagamValley.  Well-burnt Bricks in large or small  quantities at reasonable piices.  ENDERBY BRICK & TILE  CO.,  COOjelT     ���������     ,, Endi'rby, B.C.  E.J.Boiiriie  .. r.������  SOCIALISM.  rlawthornthwaite and ParKer  Williams Hit Out at  Vancouver. ,  Says the World : That the religious  ���������revival movement was being engineered  :for the purpose of making working-  men submissive to their masters and  -of checking their tendencies to kick  over the traces, that the doctrine of  ��������� eternal punishment svue "a puck of  lies," that trades unionism was "absolutely no good," and that the work-  .ingmen of Vancouver had no respect  -for any occupant of the bench, svere  some of the very plain things said by-  Mr. J. H. Hasvthornthsvaite at the  city hall Sunday night svhere, address-  iing a Socialist gathering, tbe member  for Nanaimo denounced church, lass-  courts and unions alike. ' Parker  Williams, member for Newcastle, who  also spoke, told his hearers that, unless they were old men (to whom he  contemptuously 'permitted the consolations of religion) tbey had no  business to svaste their time , "trying  to get to heaven."  RniftiiiK anil  Alcohol.  "Iiy the si-ay. >spi*akiug of raisins,"  ���������aid a California'grosver. "did you ever  know that they are a {treat help to sobriety? No; I do not mean'that they  will cure one of a taste for alcoholic  stimulants, but that they will enable  one to keep sober even when drinking  to a considerable 'extent. Tbe raisins  absorb alcohol, and so, no matter how  much one drinks, if he will eat raisins  continually, not lebs than three or four  to each' glass of beer, for example, they  will prevent the alcohol from being  taken up in the blood and thus pre-  nerve a state of sobriety."  /.Tbe Habit  of Unhm>plne>a.  Most ,ur.happy people have become  io by gradually forming a habit of  unhappiness, complaining about the  weather, finding fault with their food,  "with crow-'-', cars and with disagreeable companions or work. A habit of  complaining, of criticising, of fault  finding or grumbling over trifles, a  habit of looking for shadows, Is a moat  unfortunate habit to contract, especially in early,life, for after awhile the  victim becomes a slave. All of the impulses become perverted until the  tendency to pessimism, to cynicism, Is  chronic���������Success.  SPRING IS COMING  .   You should,plant your  GARDEN  <t   , ' You svant ,   l $.' -  QCCn Q~   -^ fine selection,of D.  0 ������.C UO .       , M. Ferry & Co."' -  and the Steele  Briggs '^cele-  brated    seeds,   consisting-- of -  , 3 ' Beet,   Carrot,./Lawn  .Grass,  .Turnip, Radish, Peas, Beans, t ���������  Corn, 3Herbs and Flowers.     '  WAH : CHUNG.  ", , J..Maley's Fre=l. Greenhouse Yei-er.ihles!    !  1 Also good stock- of Groceries, Boois and  ���������,       -      ,- Shoes and Clothing: *  , Boots and Shoes,  ' ��������� '     *    , *  Men's Furnishings^ '  .Ready-Made Clothing.  FIRST STREET,   = ���������< WEST.  NOTICE.  "VTOTICE   IS   HEREBY  GIVEN .that  IS -    undersigned  have'submitted "to  Amethystine  Cnpi.  The word amethyst means not intoxicated or drunken, because the stone  was supposed to possess the virtue of  preventing drunkenness, leaving the  wearer or drinker not Intoxicated. For  this reason it was made 'Into drinking  cups by the ancient Fersinns, but unfortunately tradition leaves us in doubt  as to whether it was this misplaced  confidence or not that led to the discontinuance of the amethystine cup.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  , Royal Mail Lines.  Cheapest Route to the Old Country.  ALLAN LINE���������From Halif.iv  Victorian ' Spl    1(1  Bavarian      '.    ..   Apl.   17  Virginian    '. Apl.   2t  Tunisian"*.'-..'..'..   '. M.iy'l  GAN.PAC. --STLANTICS.S.-From St. John.  Lake Champlain "    Apl.   8  Lake Krie      Apl. 2.'  Lake Manitoba Spl. 21)  DOMINION LINE-From Portland.   ���������  Vancouver   ..   '..,.' Apl.   8  Kensington .' Spl. 15  Canada Apl. "22  'AMERICAN LINE-From New York.  St. Paul Apl.   8  New York -....    .'..v. .. Apl. 15  St. Louis     '...Apl. 22  Philadelphia Apl. 29  SVHirE STAR LINE-From New York.  Celtic    Apl3   7  Oceanic Apl. 12  Majestic      Apl. 1!)  Baltic Apl. 26  Teutonic  May  3  CUNARD LINE-From New York.  Campania .' Apl.   S  Caroma l Apl. 15  Lucania '. ��������� Apl. 22  Ktruna    Spl.  29  Campania May 6  Passengers ticketed through to - all parts of  Great Britain and Ireland, aud at specially loss-  rates to all parts of the European continent.  Apply to nearest railway or steamship agent or  to , i  T.  W. BRADSHAW, A  cnt,  Revelstoke  W. P. F CUMMINGS,   Pacific  AKent  the  _. ���������   .      ..     ._   the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council a proposal,  under the provisions o������ the ,'��������� Rivers and  Streams Act," for clearing'nnd removing of  obstructions from Fosthall Creek, SSre-t Kootenay, and for making the same lit for tufting,  and driving thereon of logs,,timber, lumber,  rafts and'crafts, and for erecting aud maintaining booms for holding, torting and delivering  logs and timber brought down --.ltd river, and  for attaching booms to the shore of said crook  and Arrosv Lake for said purposes.  . The lands to be affected by said work are  Ci own lands. 1 i   ,   ���������',   -  The rate of tolls proposed to be charged are  such as may-be fixed by the .liidgo of the  County Court of Kootenay.  Dated February 25th. 1905. '   ���������  GM.12J BIG BEND LUMBKIl CO.,"LTD.  Small Bl(������ of Gold.  Gold is so very tenacious that a plec������  of it'drawn Into wire one-twentieth of  nn Inch In diameter will sustain a  weight of fiOO pounds without breaking. Its malleability Is so great that  a single grain may be divided into  2,000,000 parts and a cubic inch into  9,523.S0!).r>29 parts, each of which may  be distinctly seen by the naked eye.  Her Teat.  An Oregon newspaper man says he  was once traveling in the back country  of Oregon, and, going to a little Inn  for lodging, was surprised to see a  large picture of Dr. Edward Everett  Hale on the wall. The woman of the  house explained it thus: "Well, you  see, a good many strangers come here  and want me to keep 'em, nnd I don't  knosv anything about 'em; but If they  know Edsvard Everett Hale's picture  I knosv they're good for something,  and I let 'em stay."  HENRY'S NDRSEBIES  NEW CROP  HOME GROWN AND 1SIPORTED  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT  AND ORNAMENTAL TREES  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   GKEEN-  IIOUSK AND HARDY TLANTS  for Spring planting.  ;   3 TENDEES/ /  FOR* CS T AT,I O N   AND  O FFIC E  BUILDING /AT REVELSTOKE.  ���������  SEALED Proposals will be'ivceived  at thi- Divisional Engineei's Office,,  Vancouver, until noon Monday, Apiil  24th, bv the Ctn.-idian Pacific Railsvay  Company, for the construction of a  station and'office building at. Revelstoke��������� according to plans and specifications to be. seen at above mentioned  of(ice,-or at the Superintendent's office  .itRevelstoke. .Envelopes containing  proposals should be maiked "Proposal  for Revelstoke Station." ,  The lowest or any tender not necess-  arily'acc'epted.  - '    C. E. Cartsviiigut,  GS2,i22 Division Engineer.  Notice.  Notice i������ heieby given that the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Henry J. Bourne  and Frank H. Bourne under the name of  "Bourne Bros", as merchant-, was dissolved on  the 11th day of March. 111st  All debts owing to the said parttioi&lup are  to be paid to the said Frank H. Bourne and all  claims again-a the said partnership will bo  settled by the said .Frank II. Botitne.  The business*in future will be carried on  tinder the name of "Bourne Bros", svith Frank  H. Bourne as -,olo member of the firm.  Dated at Revelstoke, B C Miis 2,ltd day of  Mai eh, A. D., 1905.  (38a22     . FRANK H. BOURNE.  Bevolstoke Bestaupant  Mrs. H. J. Hanbury, Managress.  First-Class Table.  Private Dining Boxes.  Largo Diningroom for  Banquots, Suppors, etc.  Furnished.Room's To Let.  FIRST STBEET, REVELSTOKE  Cut Flowers, Floral Designs, etc  BEE HIVES AND SUPPLIES.  FERTILISERS.  Eastern prices or less.   White labor.  Catalogue free.  Buy Direct���������Save Agent's Commission  M. J. HENRY,  3010 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER,       - B. C.  Persons requiring a supply of ice can  depend on getting it promptly from  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.  Stock for Sale.  Two Teams, good loggers, and ' two  Fresh Milk Cosvs with Calf. For particulars itpjply to Herbett Evanv, Ar-  rosvhead, B. C. 008 M7  For Sale.  One hundred tons of Good Timothy  Hay $13.50 per ton f. 0. b. Ducks station. Apply to McArtbur & Harper,  Kamloops, B. C. ' , ..  W. FLEMING  COSlc  Use it for School Luncheons.  Clark's Corned Beef sliced thin and  put on buttered bread always pleases  children.   W.  Clark,  Mfr., Montreal.  ft  i  1  I  6  The Action  ��������� ���������    '   ������������������ . > 1  of the ,New Scale Williams  ���������'. Piano is replete' and  full  of  pleasant, surprises to the per-  "former. ���������''It  repeats,  1 as perfectly ' in the t.  -j Upright as in the  concert-Grand.  Each key responds  instantly to the touch.  a  a  1  ��������� '  B  ���������  1  I  enabling the  performer' to  execute  the  most florid.  and -brilliant passages with the least- physical exer'ion.     g  ..The New Scale Williams is mecli������nickl!y-perfect and loncperfcci ' Hi  v- , ������ , ��������� (9  ���������"One of the finest ������nd bea we h*ve ever seen"��������� ,1,       . '        ' an  '    '  ,3   ,','.'       ',- '   P������. P  Roblia Premier of Manitcbs.    '  2  V   New Scale Willianis Piano ,'.jp.  ''������������������'^���������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������BB'siioran'igigiffi^ t  '-Write Williams Piano'Co., Ltd., Oshawa, for copies of  illustrated  booklet*  on the history and 'construction'of a'Piano,"or call at tlie local warefooms0' '  LEWIS   BROS.,    RevelstoKe  j    1  '   r it  Public  1 i  E a r  When  you   use  the <' KOOTENAY  MAIL for Advertising your business.  ESTABLISHED    1894  The Kootenay Mail.,  The Oldest'Established Paper-in  North1 Kootenay. ( ���������  " '      Subscription,- $2.00 Per Year.  ILLUSTRATED PAPER,  Published Weekly on Saturdays by   jr^ ^T"1.  The Kootenay Mail,Publishing Co.; Limited.'  Steam Printers  and'Publishers.  , JDealers in  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 Wfark a Specialty.  Phone Number 13.    P. 0. Box Number 70. THE KOOTENAY MAIL'  ���������n  Signs of  Spring  CO-VVKY  A  WARNING  that,certain ailments: general  debility,  dyspepsia, rbcuma-   ,  tism, -l.iver  complaint,   etc.,  <> "     ��������� ",    need attention.  ' - '  There  isn't  anything  bettor  'tlmn   a   bottle   of   our- own  TV        ���������  Jomc  Hypophosphites  Made of tlie best drugs and  carefully compounded, "  . Only $lfora Big Bit-tie  CANADA DRUG &  BOOK CO.  BORN.  Fj.i:-ioiii:i{���������At  Kevelstoke,'13.  C, on  Bunc'iiy, Anril 30tb3 to Mr. and Airs.  . *      " - . .  .  ���������   ,T. Plctolier, (i son.      ���������       '  , ') - . ,       '  -  >"oivi.i:k.���������At Revelstoke,   l>. C, Mil}-  .   3rd, to Mi. and Mrs. Arthur Fcivler,  f������f Cii'iiboino, a son.,  'gMmi���������At.Coinapli*, B.C.',   on April.  :iOtb, to   Mr. and   Mis. If. Smith, a  son.   i - - , .-        '���������  DIED.  Ka.S'iuooI)���������Killed in railway accident  ,at Bonnie, Apiil'20th, 190:"), Joseph  I'eicy K������stsvood, aged 2o years.  goon���������Died from eft'ects of accident  jn\ April 'SOth, Limey IC. Scott, aged  , :1$ .vei'iiS- '      ' '  Local and General.  Hon.  .las. Sutherlancl,  Minister'ot  '.Public   Works,   died.,nt   Ottawa"''on  ' "Wednesday. .- '  '   An   excursion'is   being arranged  to  St. Leon on Victoria IJ.iy by the local  aerie of Eagles.  Br. Taylor, appraiser of customs at  Ottiuia. and father of lb*. Taylor, of  Golden, died Saturday.    , -  >  -  A-New   York   jury   ha.-   again dis-  sitjieed in   tlie  famous   Nan   Pnteison  'case and aecus-ed svill prolylbly be dis-  ch.uged "  - Geo Goodcrhani. Toionto's Healthiest man. di d Monday fiom ettect of it  cold He Icaios an estate iv.uth  $20,000,000  SS'. ,1. l.igliiliuriic h.is arranged to  make an addition to the Union Hotel  at Atioiihead. The si oik will be done  by Bonnie McCarthy.  Tenibie Hots ocemted in Chicago  as- the lesuit of the teamsters strike,  gevc-nl nun,being killed and wounded  in the melee Lotneen union and ncn-  union men.  Tlie Japs are becoming cisilised   all  right.       'JO   Japs  employed   at   the  ���������JBainett miil struck work   and   fought  non-union   men    who   attempted    to  take their places.  The Arrowhead SS'atei Supply Co'  'has been incorporated. '  Conductor' IIopgo'od is building a  new residence at Kamloops.  J. G. Billings, of Niikusp, has .been  appointed n.justice of'lhe pcaco.  lion. C. Hymnn will be appointed  dominion minister of public works.  The government invite 'tenders for  erection of a school house-at Arrow-  bead.  The incorporation ,of Salmon Arm  as a municipality and of Kclowna as a  city has been gii'zuttcd.'  ' The Presbyterian Synod is meeting  at Victoiin. Rev. John Logan has  tbeen appointed moderator.  The body of a nuudored Calician  has'hecn found undei a pile of stones  at Cochrane, near Calgary.  The Yorkshire Guarantee and 'Securities Co. has sold to' the-Olcanagan  Land Co. the towtisitc'of Penticton,  C. A. Stewart and Airs. Matbias purchasing the rcnticton Hotel.        t  On Alonday' it. 11. Sawyer got his  hand in tlie sticker at the. sash and  door factory, ' with the 3 result' the  middle'linger of one hand svas taken  oil' and another badly lacerated.  The Gates brothers, who have been  shot at Londsbutg, JS'ew Mexico, for  raid on a hotel, arc believed to have  been tbe principals in'the bold up of  the C. P. li. express at Whonnock in'  September last.   v ��������� ���������  , James Brown, of Hope, has a tree  about twenty years old svhieh has  borne seedless "apples, for the past  {iffeePll ycais. -The-apples are selling  nt $8 per box, three times the price of  otdinary "apples. t ���������>  The, Eden'ograph leuiarks: ('* The  Kootknay Al aii. has adopted a policy  that is more aggiossivo and posithe.  It takes a" determined'stand against  that "well enough," fcclfi&h policy that  so many   B.C.\ towns   are   stagnated  with,"     '      i  ,      ' t  A* strange thing about,the, fatality  on Siiturdaywjs that FircUluii .Eastwood went to theolHGc ofL the Revelstoke lus u tn lice Agensy and took out  an accident policy for $2000 just be-  foie leaving on the train, on which he  lost bis liie.  - <  On 3Mondaj an employee of tbe  Umpire Lumber Co, named Al. S.  Flynn, lost ihrec lingers oE his right  hand'and had tlie 'thumb badly lacerated by bis -hand.being caught under  a sun. llewiis biouglit to'the Res-el -  stokehdspit.il for treatment. i - _  ^Speaking o] the Tocher's Institute  meeting heie Mr. Duncan said to tlie  Rossland Miner: "The institute was  a vciy plen.-o.nt and useful one. and  was made es-peci.ilb plen.-ant by the  teachers and citizens of Revelstoke.  who are the soul of ho.-pit.ility.  A Kevelstoke linn was victimised a  few days auo by a traveller, with whose  bouse the firm had dealings. He got  the fii into end.->'r-e hi-, dtaft but it  turned   <nit   t"   le no  good,  and be  Business Locals.  Have you seen them?  WHY1    BTCATTIEV       '  .  ' Pure Frozen Cream at Manning's."  W. Besvsis making a line display of  statuary.      , - -    ,   .  Largo assortment of inlaid Linoleums just opened out at R. Ilowsbn's.  Tar Soap for washing the hair. Best  quality at the Canada Drug Store.  'Take your wheel for repair to \V. A'.  Smythe. Pull slock of fittings for 3ill  svhecls. ��������� ,      , i ''  Ice Cream Sodas daily at Alanning's.  High Class Leather goods���������the very  best���������at Bows' Drug Store.'  il. Guy Barber is shosving n fine  assortment of gold and pearl mounted  umbrellas.,  Football, Baseball aiul , Lacrosse  Goods. Only the best kept at the  Canada Drug Store.    '       ' ''  Tho only medicine for sick business  is advertising and the best ads'ortising  doctor is'tbo Kootk.vav Mail.  r '  Wall  Paper,  Blinds,  Abitting,  etc.,  at llowson's.    Large   stock   of house  furnishings., ,  Big Stock of Saddles, -Handle Bars,  Pedals, Lumps, everything for" tbe  wheel.' Dunlop, AI.&G., and Single  Tube .Tiros at W. A. Smytho's.     ���������  Ice Cream Sodas always on hand at  Bows' Brug Store.' , , ���������  Horace Ahinning is making a magnificent display of home-made candies.  '-See those pretty Carpet'Squares It.  llbwson  &- .Co. are showing  in   their  witulow.        ',        ,   .   ,       .  Toilet Water and Cologne. Sponge's.*  Beautiful selection at the-.-Canada  Drug Stoie.   '  - '  , The only way to build up your business is to ; advertise, and the %< best  medium for your "iidvertisingr is" the  KoO'rr.N'AV AlAU.i ,- '  Miss Marfan from Vancouver,, has  charge of C^B. IIume'and Co's. Dressmaking Department, and welcomes  the ladies to visit her.  S.' McMahon intends putting-"-in a  12-inch- Pel ton water'wheel, for driving  the machinery of his'blacksmith ancl  cniriago building shop. .  Blank Books, Typewriting, Papers'  and all Ollice Supplies always a 'good  stock to-choose from at Canada Drug  Store. '     '" '     .''   <  11.   Ii.   Trucman's   studio   is   nonopened, in  charge of li.   IS." 'Benson,  formerly of.Toronto, svho'comes highly  recommended  as  an expert photographer. - . '        '*  The Ladies Auxiliary'of  tbe  B. lof  li. T. are giving a calico ball on Alay  IStb in aid of their funds. _ Tickets of  admission  per couple $l.r>0.      Extra  Indies 50 cents.'  ' ,     , "  When you jvant a Middle ' horse,   a  rig, or carting done, send'to p.  Turii-  ross's livery   stables,   Victoria' Road*  and you ' wil.l. receive   punctual and  'i'ust-eiass -en ice.    -      -. .          ...  Iron   frame spring  with   iron   bed  takes thi lead.    Get them at, li. How-  son's Furniture Store.  H. 11. Richardson, who for some  time h.is been in the employ of T. II.  Smith ol New Westminster, lias been  appointed manager ny Mi's. George of  her dry goods business in Revelstoke.  L.'A. Fretz is making si specialty of  the manuiactuie of soieen windows  and door= lor summer use and has  stocked and placed under order a supply of well seasoned fir 'wood for  ihe purpose.      , t  lW. Smythe is agen't for tbe  Cleve-  I land,   the   best    wheel ' in   Canada  in   a   similar   nuj, ���������,.���������.,  arrest. '  Kretl. Robinson, a  lad   of   about  15  vear#.    ssas   before   th  the   best    wheel ' m  victimised tirnisat Ferine and .Vebon f Ramoler, 2nd grade Cleveland, ,$15.00.  resulting _in   his   Brantford, Red, Biid, and seveial other  wheels.    Cushion on all wheels.    Tho  Rambler iitted with Dunlop The.-.  ,. A. MacDonell  is  taking over   the  P������Ilcf; court! entire management of the Hotel  Rev-  apitin this   week   for   theie  of money j fc|stokej w]nch was formerly run under  irom a  shack   which  he  bad  broken ; tbe supervision of Mi. Perley  of   Cal-  into       A-   this   nas   a repetition oi'. g^y.    Considerable improvements are  . ,     *- ,,    being made to the hotei.    The former  former otience*. -en.ci ce wr.,.-ospei,d- - Uf o^ ^^ C0Tjverted lnto a billiartl  ed to  consider   the  Mt  ������-^tir-e to b<=, r00rll aiici wiH be fitted  up  with   tbe  taken nith the boy. i be.-t tables.    The bar has   been fitted  '���������ardenerl "P  -n   the   norcheafct   corner  of  the  ibinldinu'.    Another bathroom is being  '   .1. Alaley'.-  repulntlun a  i.- 'becoming I f tter knoiii, -ea-,.jn  ;        m_  sea.-on till he t^lls u- tin.- .-pring he j Cre;^m.in. the Tailor, received the  ha.- .i larger demand for plants kc.. follow ing complimentary letter from  th-in pver before His green hou-f is | an outside patron tl.u other day which  we'll iu.it)) ii ii.-it. He ha- a fin- large | rpoaka 'well for our famous local artist.  i     ,   . , . ���������   ,      I'M   received   clothes   in   good   order,  stock   oi   ch������ic.    plant--   lor   ������'������ta*|Th,nk,,i)rpramp(lieHi      PIeMe   find  gaidening coming  on, and i������ .���������''''���������sdi'y   PIH.|0ae(;i  ci,c(iue for  amount   in   full,  hi-   van.'tit"..      Hi.-   -tockif7(J     My wife think-* no "one   can   fit  They aie thi; ncn est .ind must  up-to-date nuods. on the  m.iik.'t.  Back Combs  25c. to $125.  after..  impros mg  incbirif- e.irnati'iiis. p'  srei.iiiium-. fuciinas .v.. Mi Al.iley  l- ,il-.- riii.-ing a "-t i'l ^rfcnhoiiei"  letnic.- and tmnatoe- for ������;irly market,  and ha- a big i-.t of -tr,.w''t rn.-- rom-  iii'4 in for tin-  (.������������������a.-on'.- cr-.p. al-o .--nrly  iiL'onuiiiic 'ine aJ woll a~ yourscll and   I   am'  '--:-  ���������'  ,wth Iier "  C. tip  Side Combs 25  Hair Pins m the latest  shapes ancl col ops  Hair Curlers_RUbbep  ones, which are the  latest and best.  Come and see thcni.  RED CROSS  DRUG STORE  Careful pispenoinpn Specialty.  potato.-.1  spl'ilii;   onion.-  iiliii  c.-lfi-y in  th.- si ay  of    l.-C-Ct'ilbit-.-.  ii ti'  1  iiiinii.il-  ai.d ro-r'--  by 11 iiy of <illt-  I.-.,!  lio.v-ring  Ijlaiit^.  GRIP AND PASSWORD.  !. O. (I. 1.  There wa.- n in rye attendance of  brethern at the .-pedal Oddfi'llow.-.  parade at tlie Metl.odi-1 chinch' on  .Sunday, svhen Rev. 0. H. M. .Sutherland [ireaehwl an appi-(>|.ri;ite -ennon.  f. 0. i-:.  Kevelstoke Aerie, Fraternal Order of  F.aglos, svill give an excursion down  the river to St. I .eon and return on  Steamer Revelstoke Victoria Day,  Wednesday, May 24.  ciin-d to .igv.-e  There's a Great Treat  :n ������(..[.��������� for tho-<. uli-j base i.eser tried  Ci.irk'.- Luncii '."oi.'gii..--. Tbey are  di-iicate!y -.,.-<;n'-<l���������good to us-e.  Moscrop Bros.  i  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hoi Water,  ;  & Steam Heating, Pipe Valve  Fittings, Tinning work of  ! ��������� all   Descriptions.  '   ',���������  1  <Res-elstoke Real Estate is  r  ���������  1   increasing in value at a very ,'  satisfactoiy rate.  ' '  '    ���������  .Like every other grosving'        y,  city, good judgment must be- '  exercised iii selectine* the  ,'   *  '        )  '   best and sal'eM, location., ,-   .  r  Out ollice exists for this vary'  ������������������������������������;  ,J f*  purpose��������� to assist'you in         ,  -  securing nothing but the  '���������  '  '  3 choicest residential and business  '  a  ������.l. locations on, tbe market.  -  If you desiie      '-      ,   ,  \.    *    ' i  1 i                  '  PROFITABLE      ,  '*  li     I                                                                                                                  !  J     V  Investments  you cannot do better than,,  call and have our agent lake  i you over the city on'a tour  of investigation."   '��������� '     .,'-''  We are exclusive agents for  the .Revelstoke Land Company  who osvn tne Smelter Townsite,  'that part'io rapidly building'tip '  with ha ndsome, residences.  Revelstok'e.lnsurance Agency.  .--   ',      .*   ,.   ,  , Limited.  HEAL ESTATE.    LOANS.   INSURANCE.  A    d  ''    o \  '    -II  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  CARPENTRY, JOINERV, CABInet-work, and- gekeral  jobbing. - fine work a  specialty; ��������� no job too  LARGE    OR    TOO    SMALL.  Choicest Materials in Stock and Workmanship Guaranteed  Electric Lamps, Door Bells and  Annunciators,  Electric Fixtures ������Jnf, Put In.  Second Street, Revelstoke  Clocks ! Clocks!  8-Day,  Half Hour   Strike,   for  ���������fi'1.00 only.     Limited   Xiniibor.  J. Guy Barber  -      NOTIC'ii '::'"~7"  \rOTfol-' IS HKKKIiV filVKN Hint thirty  lN- .lny-'nfl'.r'Int.: wu l.tli.-iul 10 npply to tl.o  (.'l.l.-f (:rirnnil*'ioii.:r lit Ij.r.lf, anil SS'orlB for n  Hp'j'iiul li.;en-.i t/i.;..! ami uirry iiway timlier  from III..  ft'llnwIi.K 'l(i-,crilic.I   limdi in   SV.jst  ,r..~.~  ...... .....,  ICwac/my (llMlrlcl-  (���������oiriirit-ii(.:rni.nL-  Oini.iW    I1ICI IIENO I.UMHKft CO.. I.t'l.  NEW BARBER SHOP  .1. O. Morgan n'ill npen hi*.    '  iiciv Barber Shop.  FIRST STREET  On Monday, May 1st. Old Customers  and new can depend on teceiving the  lx"-t, attention.  New Express Service  1 has'c inaugurated an express  sers'ice in the ciiy,     Business  houses called on daily.  ICE FOR SALE  Orders svill have prompt  attention.  J. C. HUTCHISON.  REWARD  Lost, stolen or strayed, from picnic  grounds near the Illocilliivaet, a can  of tea. Finder rewarded on returning  to C. P. R. shops.  ������   YODO FUJI  has reop'eiK-d a  RESTAURANT  on MclCeny.ie Avenue.-  Open Day and Night. First-Class Service;  157tc  IF you wain, good work'done in  House, Carnage Painting.or Decorating:  call on  D. BRILL  Paper I bulging a Specialty.  Douglas street    l   11 ex I 11. Meed hum's*-  Revelstoke. Rtf) up w  ���������      PRIVATE        -   '   -  FUNDS TO LOAN!  ON REAL KSTATJi SECUEITV .  Apply to  SCOTT   AND    BRIGGS^  UAKiiis-rniis,  RKVELSTOKE,  13. C.  ALBERTA EMPLOYMENT AGENCY:  Licensed. Regiitetcd.  CALGARY,,ALTA.  *  (!i-:o. M(jLi-:an.    -   Manager.  I lOTKL, RKSTAHKANT & DOM-  JL"1 LSTIC IIICLP, RANCH-HANDS,.  'J'liAMSTURS & LABOR UltS furnished on sbrn t notice.  Office: Room ,"), Burns Block.  P. O. Mux SIC, U..lb',.iy, AIt.i.  TtHjeiiO  Oivnci-.s of (lopa within tins Ciiy are requested  lo pay llic tax by Mar lil, lno."), after which ditlo  thu Poiiiulkucpci' will have iiislriictlons to deal  with (Ioks on which the lax lias not beon paid  in nqpordaticu iiilli this City by-law.  - Tugs may be obtained from the I'oundkecper  or at lho City Clerk's oflice.  H. l-'LOYD,  City Clerk.  Brick for Sale.  The undersigned have just burned p.  kiln of 500,000 brick, of first class  quality. For price aud information,  apply to C. B. Hume & Co.  <7i  ���������J  Corporation     of   the   City    of  Revelstoke.  DOG TAX NOTICE.

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