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Vol. a.���No. 5.
S2.00 a Year.
To Miners and^Prespectors.   -
' It, Is*Wr desire to have the Mail known far
and wide as a reliable A 1 iniiiii-g paper. To
this end wcask the help of all prospectors and
milling- men who have the intciest of tlio .Noiili
Hiding of West Kootenay nt luart.   It is in
"your power to give us very {.material help by
'sending in scraps of miniiur ncw-i which would
otherwise remain unpublished.   Every item, lior
.matter how trivial it may appear to jou, wail be
acceptable. If you have no pen, write with a
pencil; if no p.ipor, jiLst tick it down on a piece
of birch bark. . If you ure out of stamps heiid it
all the same, we'll ntlend to that. Never mind
grammatical compositions, llowmj? lantfuage, or
olcu-ant hiuidwritin-r, ju&t send us tlio facts;
w o 11 do trio rcM.. Wo ask only one thing: Do
not exaggerate. j   ');
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Kootenay Lodg-e
No:i5 A>.&A.M.
The Canadian Government revenue
for the 'ten months -ending 30th April
was ��30,328,000 ^expenditure,    ��25,-
Tho regular meetings
"**��&?&'*    ' -ue',e'<l m "*�� 3'rw-
'*        ~        oiiicTemple.lJourne's
���-Hall,   on   tho   third
^"Monday   in   each
month   at   S   p.   m.
Visiting   brethren
cordially welcomed.
C. H. TEMPLE. Si-crctaky.
"VTOTICE is ..hereby given, that a srt-
*5L\    ting of the County Court will be
��� holden at Revelstoke, Ii. C, on Thurs-
' day, the 17th day of May, A.D. 1894, at
10 o'clock in the forenoon.,
, J. JURKUP,      c -*���','
Rkgisthar County Coubt.
Revelstoke, B.C.,
April 7th, 189-1.
^    A. McNEIL,
Front Street, Revelstoke.
A. H.-H01DIOH, ".
Analytical Chemist and Assuyer,  ,
. '    -     REVELSTOKE, B. C.
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-���  NELSON, B. C.  -'
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Lardeau & Slocan Ppospocts Wanted.
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-      i' GUY  BARBER, ,.
Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.
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I am now prepared to do all kinds of
Repairing and New Work in my  Line.
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Ofllco Fixtures, Storo Furniture, etc.
Made to Order.
Your patronage is solicited.
Doors, Sashes & Blinds.
���  .. R. HOWSON,
^The C. P. R. traffic receipts for the
week ending April 30th were ��372,000.
For the same week last yean they were
<' Lane Gilliam has decided upon taking his pack train, at present rusticating at Lardo, into the Big J3end country about June 1.���Ledge.        >
It is said that Kaslo,is to have another "newspaper. The, arrival of the
necessary plant and -a prominent citi-
zerr-may be coincident. His will be no
Editors, as a rule, are kind-hearted
and liberal. An exchange tells of a
subscriber to a certain paper who died
and left fourteen years' subsci^tion3
unpaid. The editor appeared at the
grave as the lid was being screwed
down for the last time and put in a
linen1 duster, a�� thermometer, iv palm
leaf i.an and a receipt for making ice.
< Col. Breckinridge, the Kentucky Don
Juan, received a wildly enthusiastic
reception in Lexington ���' last Saturday,
when he addressed an audience of 3000
people in the opera house. His constituents have expressed their full confidence in, the colonel, and he will take
his place among the law-makers of the.
nation. Some KentuckyJU.adies are
objecting to the colonel as a representative",' but ladies have no votes,-so the
objection will not amount to anything.
'-, ArChance for Amateur Authors.
The Chicago Ledger offers $1,000 for,
the best one-act, comedy? It must be
domestic in character, occupy, the stage
not to exceed* half, anjiour and.be
limited to four -persons. The right of
pro'ductionjfor six performances at one
of the. leading New York theatres is
reserved -by the paper,, after which the
play reverts to and becomes the sole
property of, the author. .As the idea
is to encourage amateur talent as well
.is professional, a leading dramatist lias
been retained*to put productions which
are not*quite fitted for the boards in
proper shape for acting. The dramatic merit of erich piece submitted will
thus figure largely in awarding tlie
prize., ,   i' -
General Btecksinith.
f "ALLE'SAMEE"B..C.     -���
The Review, published at Red Deer,
Alberta, has suspended publication.
Its life was a brief one. JDisaster'must
always follow these attempts to establish little papers in towns too small to.
support them. It is. such' things as
this at Red'Deer that will teach people
that it is tho height of absurdity to
start a paper in a town of a hundred
or two population. "Printing and publishing is an industry .that cannot
tnnvo unless there is 2>lenty of earth
around J"'he roots. It would be useless
to run an iron smelter a thousand miles
away'from the mines.' It is just as
absurd "to plant a newspaper where
there are no people. The backbone of
a newspaper is its advertising," and before you can get advertising, you must
have the people.���Moostnttiii tiptsctators
Repairs to Wagons, &c.
Shoeing a Specialty. *-*
Fiopobcd Sailingi froih Montreal.
Parisian' May 10
Moxi.olian    "   20
Numiuian "June 2
Okkgox May 19
SAIUt'IA      *'   20
���-'TjAHKlDOIt JUIlO   2
Lakj: Supkihou May S3
La ki: Winn ii-ko    "   30
Lake Huuo.n Juno 6
Cabin ��lo, $50, SCO. ��70, $SU and upwaidb.
Intcrnicdiatu C-SO; Stccrago ?*J0.
Piis-ieinfors ticketed throuuh to all pails of
Great Jinlnin and Irclund, and ut specially low
rates to all -.mrU ot the iiurope.in oontiiicnl.
Apply to neareststcai.isiilp on railway iiKcnt,to
I. T. BXEWST2K. Agent, Eovcletobo,
nr to IiOBiniT Knrirt, Oen. l'astiungcr Agent,
Half a Loaf is Better than None.
In order to expedite the delivery of
small shipments of freight from British
Columbia coast points, commencing
Tuesday, ��� May 8th, the C.P.R. will
load a'special car (or more, if required)
exclusively with less than carload shipments., for the Kootenay, (country.
These shipn rents will leave Vancouver
or Westminster every-.,Tuesday, reaching Revelstoke in time for the boat
leaving here Friday morning for Nakusp and Rf)b<*on, and freight should
roach the Slocan and Kootenay Lake
points on Saturday or Sunday.
Tuesdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m.
Hall's  Landing,   Thomson's   Landing,
Hot Springs and Nakusp.
Some of the Ancients.
Seven well-pi eserved mummies were
recently discovered beneath the ruins
of the clilf-dwollers' houses in Southeastern Utah. Among the collection
is a male of giant stature, two females
and two boys. They are not bodies of
the clirT dweller.-i themselves, but are
thought to be of a race that antedated
these curious people. Their h.rir is
reddish, and the skulls shaped like the
Caucasians. The bodies were covered
with a curious matting and blankets
of wool and feathers.
Being built by the Imperial and Domin-
' ion Governments will cost a
* Billion Dollars. <���>   ,
[from tuu xoh--wester! j
Contracts have "been  awarded   and
work  has   commenced   in  connection
with the-estal)lisl-ment,o�� the defence
which will make the harbor o��J3squi-
malt, the British Imoerral coaling and
repair station of the jSTorth Pacific, safe
fiom the possibility of succesifiil attack by the" otrongost combined fleet
which, under any circumstances,"could
be sent to menace this western gateway of Greater  Britain.   Upwards of
200 of the Royal Engineers and l\Iarino
Artillery, and about half that number
of civilhan artisans are employed, and
their.operations ��� will probably not be
concluded for a   couple of years,   for
(he Imperial and   Canadian   Governments will spend a round million on
these operations before the first stage
of their completion  is   reached.   The
work is unclei the general direction of
Major Miiirhead, R.E., one of the most
valued and efficient experts of the war
department of Great JBritain;   he has
been here since last summer attending
to the necessary preliminary arrangements.   The plans for the fortifications
are,' however, the product of years of
consideration, and tho  most   trusted
authority of the army and navy \have'
from time totime vis'ited Esquimau in
this connection. <t���The coast territory
from Macaulay Point barracks, at the*
entrance   to   Victoria, harbor,   to,the
head of Esquimalt lagoon, a distance of
four miles or more, has been surveyed
and re-surveyed, in the effort to secure
beyond doubt the'efl'ecti ve controlUiot
only of the approaches to the Victoria
'and Esquimalt harbors, but also ot.'the"
straits of San Juan-' do Fuca as far as
tlie  entrance   to  Puget   Sound.   'The
���starting point has long been a miltyiry
reserve, and this affords opportunity
for the commencement of operations in"
the quietest manner possible, for it is
intended that the work shall be caw ied
to completion with all the secrecy characteristic of military undertakings, and
no one except the few, officers1 will;*be
permitted to remain employed in anyone certain section sufficiently longt, to
fully master its mysteries���that is if,
the all-powerful major can preventtit.i
"Fortifications" is a term calculated
to mislead the average man, for those
who, come to see the -,'forts," and look
for  towering   structures   pierced   by
many loopholes, out of which a terrible
array of ordnance will frown upon the
shipping * in the Straits, will be sadly
disappointed. * Modern "forts" are built
with no 'idea of show, and tliere will
probably be no exhibition to the public
of the result of all the time and money
to be expended in this work of .defence
until  "grim-yisaged war"' 'calls for )a
terribly earliest application of the power which it will have taxed, tlie, ingenuity of military science to store, up for
the momentous occasion. ���    ,   '
Esquinialt (pronounced Esq-why-
mrtlt) and Victoria harbors, as a glance
at the map will show, are situated at
the extreme south-east corner of Vancouver Island, and are divided by a
small rocky peninsula. This it is that
will be the heart.of the citadel, for its
natural situation*"favors the plan to be
adopted of making it practically impregnable to attack from the sea, and
likewise from the laud which, after a
short level stretch gradually slopes up
into the rugged Sooke hills and other-
coast ranges of Vancouver island," The
fortifications are projected to extend
from r Point M.icaulay all the way to
tho head of Esquimait harbor, literally
encircling the naval yards, Imperial
"dry docks, magazines, and numerous
The buildings, which will be all the
public will see and recognize as the
outward and visible signs of the forts,
will be very frail and unimportant
structures, intended simply for ban ack
and kindred duty during times of peace,
and in troublous times to disappear the
moment their presence becomes a menace. The real fortifications are to bo
in the bowels of the earth, from which,
should a hostile fleet ever appear in the
Straits, will rise as if by magic, the
terrible enginer of "death, designed to
hurl destruction against the enemies of
England, and literally to destroy at
sight, for the "range of'the ordnance
will in this case bo limited only by the
range of vision, bounded by the abruptly rising snowcapped peaks across the
narrow Straits. At frequent intervals
tremendous "wells" are to be excavated, and on these, mounted on the Els-
wick hydro-pneumatic disappearing
carriages ana raised with the facility
of tbe ascent of the modern "lift," the
anything of that sort a chain of parapet
forts will be extended through (he hills,
and the location of Uic*e is to be known
only to 'Major Muirhcid and his
sphynx-like attache^. In this connection no possible advantage (lthat i'her
military science of the century hasr
made feasible will be oV-erlookod. '
Extending: far out" into the straits
and protecting the entrance to both
Esquimalt and Victoria harbors, there
will be laid a network of wires, ooniiec-
ting marine mines which crtn be operated at will-from the shores so as to
effect tho destruction of any man-of-
war 'or merchantman venturesome
enough to , run the gauntlet of the
shore batteries���a remote possibility���
to escape until within tbe fateful vicinity ol the sub-marine mines.
For the protection of tbe gun-pits
above mentioned. Of course the whole
reliance is not placed in Mother Earth,
but the most elaborate preparations
are being made for the use of bombproof shelters of steel and the tougher
and more resistful nickle, besides a
limited amount of masonry, held? together by 'the most powerful cement
known, so that the mass thus formed
will be as solid and impenetrable almost as the original rock. >
Though it is the intention to maintain permanently an Imperial force of
engineers and marine �� artillery< at
Esquimalt, these will be but the nucleus
of the little army required to man the
guns in case ot trouble, arid it is part
of the understanding between the two
governments that Canada shall supply
her full quota, ofi men'as she has of
money. With this_ in view, the Victoria battalion of Garrison Artillery
has been raised to a strength of nearly
six hundred men, and that the old and
new members alike may have every
opportunity to'acquire the,-knowledge
necessary to'artillery warfare, a splendidly equipped drill-hall' has been provided and one of the best instructors of
theunsurpassedartilleryschoolsof Eastern Canada has been attachedto the battalion for service so long as he may be
required. The possibility that some
time or other they may be called upon
for such serious work as provided for
at Esquimalt has had a stimulating
effect upon  the local volunteers, and
��� <    What We are Coming To. ��
Lady Caithness, who is an adept in
Theosophy and reconciles Spiritualism
with the theories of the late Madame
Jilavatsky���who,, she, says, visited her
after her death���is going to issue invitations for. an angels' and 'demons'
fancy ball. An, orange ball at one of'
the fashionable Paris clubs is talked of
as probable. All accepting invitations
will be expected to -a ear orange-coloured costumes.
'        ��� ' Awarded
Highest iro:��oi'\s���World's   Fair
they, are carrying on theirdrilPat present with a degree of enthusiasm sel
dom witnessed
guns with their stores and the fighting
squads will appear at the given signal.
and their discharge of shot and shell
[BY.T. W. HASKINS.J '     ^
In July, 1800, I'first "visited the Lardeau country^ which at that time was,
almost unknown to the^outside work!,
as there bad been no 'prospecting done
of .anyvaccount for quartz, and those'
who had been there had only prospected for placer diggings,'with the exception of a few.jiauidlv: Charles Hoi ton,
Thomas Downs,.L. McDonald,J.T.'St<iu-
ber 'arid" one or (tv.-o other.-?, who-may
be called the pioneers of the Lardeau
district of West Kootenay, and who
are  to-day  large  mine-owners.     My
first trip in this new section was to the
north of Trout Lake,   and  was not a
success, as by some means I missed the
Great Northern ledge (although I' passed within a. short distance of it) which
was found some time after bv Messrs.
Hoi ton,   Downs,  Stauber* and   P.   M.'
Walker.   On this trip 1 found I was a
stranger in a strange land and 1 was
monarch of all I surveyed,  as  there
was   no   one   there   to    dispute  'my
rights.    On August 13 I had a rough
experience with a grizzly bear, which,
if told,  would, seem  too much like a
fish story,  so  I shall I*>ass on.   I next
prosjiected to the east of the lake, and
on Sept. 6 made my first locations; the
Maple Leaf, Beaver and. Crown Point.
In 1801, while during assessment work
on  the Maple Leaf, going a short distance from camp one day, I found the
Orphan Boy claim, which tit that time
Wris the- best in Lardeau,   but which
has since been eclipsed by some others,
notably theiSilvor'"Ciip, Black Prince,
Duncan, Copper Queen and Maud, all
of which are high-grade claims, running
into .the hundreds of ounces silver per
ton and will pay from the grass roots.
In 1802 the Government built a trail
from'  the" Northeast   arm   of   Upper
Arrow Lake to Trout Lake, a distance
of 12 miles, which let in quite a number of prospectors and led to the dis-
oovery'of the Pool group,  the Galnor,
Home, Seroy, Abbott and many other
lodges, which has placed Lardeau at
the head of the list anions' the
The Dominion Live Stock Association
have issued a statement on the excessive freight rates charged by .steamship
companies carrying cattle from Montreal to Great Uritain, which threatens
to destroy one of Canada's gieatest industries. Since the establishment of
the'cattle trade with Britain in 1875
it has returned to Canada over ,75 million of dollars. Owing mostly to the
excessive rates charged���the number, of
cattle has been decreasing every year
since 1890, when 104,133; Canadian
cattle were sold in Britain for the sum
of &8,111, 115. Last 'year the figures
had declined'to S9,572,cattlo, valued
at ��6,799,638.;, Mr. Mulock, M.P., has
intioduced a'bill which it is hoped
--willjesfcore the cattle trade to a healthy basis, by the prevention of excessive and uncertain rates which are now
strangling it.""'' This is certainly a subject which should be taken up by the
Press of the whole Dominion, as there
can scarcely be an industry in which
the whole country is_ more deeply interested. High freight rates on both
land and sea are stunting and dwarfing the manufacturing and commercial'
industries of our country, to say nothing of Like hardships entailed upon' agriculturists and cattle men. 3tis time
our legislators looked into this 'matter
of freight rates where tliere is no competition to bring prices down toa'.'-liye
and let live'" level. British Columbia
is affected more in; this particular than
-any other province. A merchant here
must charge''what' would" be looked
upon as an extortionate price in Ontario
���because ;,he 'has to make up for the
,freight>harge of ��l.00cper 100 lbs.'be-
.fore his"1 profit shows at all.,' It .is
cheaper for the B.C. merchant to send
to Spokane, Por tlarid or Sah Francisco
and pay the freight and duty combined
than to Toronto or Montreal and pay
the freight alone. Once more we say:
It is time for the Press of this country
to���take up this matter of freight rates,
the blight,ofswhich is bound to breed
'mildew, and decay in any country.       \~
A pure Gripe Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
'Football Accidents in England.'
\"" ���
Says a correspondent of the Westminster Ga-ctte, 'the analysis of accidents for the 1SD3-<1 season works out
as follows:��� ,,    ��� -
DciLIh    : ii
llrokcn leas..        .*.     n.10O
'       Hrokon arms...     " x>3
liroken collar-bons'i 101
Misoell.uicouh injuries 83
Total '. Stl
camps of West Kootenay, 1
future take the load in the
"Here," exclaimed the tenderfoot as
ho limped into Sam Bicker-ton's shoe
store last week, "when 1 bought these
shoes day before yosteiday you said if
they weren't easy you'd refund the
money. Pll take the money, plei^se ;
tho blamed things have lamed mo so f
can hardly walk."
Sam: ''But have the shoes made
any compkiiiit'r"*
"What do you moan by that'"
"I ial*o it they have��)'r They appear to l.o cany enough. I didn't say
anytliing about you being easy or not
being cri'.y. Call again when you waul
an) thing in my lino "
having ben effected through tlie
agency of electricity, making possible
an awful simultaneous broadside, they
will sink apiin into the safe shelter of
the earth. The use of smokeless powder
will effectively conceal the whereabouts
of the batteries, so that a fleet intent
upon their destruction will not have
even the target which the dense overhanging smoke of gunpowder would
give. The most modern combinations
will be applied to secure the maximum
of effect for the minimum of exposure
of ordnance and men. ^
A sufficient number of these wells
will be provided to command every
mile of water inside Race Kocks, the
extreme point oT the island, and some
fourteen miles distant from Victoria.
Tho line of fire will extend upwards of
four miles. A system of great tunnels
and trenches will connect tho pits and
magazines, and the location of these
storehouses, which will be far underground, will be an absolute secret except to the few trusted men engaged
in their construction.
Thoroughness is a characteristic of
the Rritish military engineer, and having thir-. '-ccurod Esquimalt against tho
approach of harm by sea, the'designers
of these defences aro not filing to take
any landward chance-*', 'though they
would bo indeed hardy soldiers who
would voriMirc a landing on the inhospitable unprotected shores of the
Straits of Han Ju-in do Fuca 011 the
south (out of sight and range oi the
for fss) and attempt (o make their w:\y
across tlie sleep Lid-., and through the
dciiholy grown fcicts which form a
natural auurd again? t the approach ol
j. hostile  force  by  land.    To  *>re\ent
and will  in
the near
production of silver and lead ot-co, as
most of these claims are large and well
defined, with good walls, and, as a general rule, contact veins between lime
and slate or shale, all runfiing south-
cast and north-west, which is Clio general course of all tho best mines of tho
world. All that is wanted in the camp
is means of transportation to enable
the mine-owners to ship their ores to a
market at reasonable cost. As the Government is about lo build a wagon road
from the Northeast Arm to Trout Lake,
which will bring some of these mines
within reasonable distance of smelters,
it is safo to say that greater activity
may be looked for in that camp. As in
all other1 places in British Columbia,
capital is needed, and as tho duty on
all lead ores aro so high it cannot very
well be shipped to the U. S.; tlie re-
fore we must treat our ores tit home
and mint our own silvor, which matter
will, 1 hope, bo brought before the
Government next session, as it is about/
time that Canada, ceased to buy foreign
silver and leave hor own in the treasury
of Nature.      ' 1
t   And EVERY h'OUR thereafter.
'Bu^ob will bo hold <il bluUou to meet all
li.is&criKur trains..
l-nviuiigoi-KiiiTiviiiKiiiid leaving by liuin will
li.ivo prior right of scats.
Ji'uros Ion ooiits eaoh wny: MfLoon tickets
for $1.00. t
Schoolchildrun'ti tickotn will bo issued ill lii
for ��1.(JO.
Ho bnuK.ijjo carried in imsrioiiKcr biti. .Special
wtvtoii for b.it'Kat'C ��� i
f&f iq<***apiarf.<*��^Ugflj
Peculiarities of a Toad.
Force a toad's mouth open and hold
it in that position and be will suflocate.
This is because he has no ribs and no
way of dilating his cho'-t, therefore
must literally swallow air as though it
were food. Forcibly keeping tli-j creature's mouth open causes the air to
pass into the stomach itisle.id of tho
lung. Another, oddity is its tongue,
which is hung in tlio mouth, just the
reverse oi tlie human tongue, being attached to tlio front of the jaw, the
loose end hanging back and down the
Til K
All Daatera Points.
Thiomrli First Class SI(.'cl*iii|,'f,ai--.UHl Tourist
Sleeping Cars to al. Paul, Monticuluiul Toronto
withouL change.       ,
AtlniiLlu Impress .iriivos 10-10 daily,
I'ucillu " "       17:10   "
For full liiloiiiiatiun as to niton, Unit', etc.,
.ippiy io
I. T.  JJi-cwsicr,
Agent, liavelsloke.
Cm 'Mcij. 1IIIOWN',
Ui'U'ii.1 I'assenjrcr Agent,
Vancouver, H. C.
���   Official Renorts.'
In the annual reports of the Govorn^-
usents Inspectors of Minos, no. fact has
of recent years been more conspicuous
than the steady^and almost unvarying
decrease in the number of' persons em-  '
ployed   in    and   about'-metalliferous
mines.    In 1873 as many,as 02,0S3 persons were returned   as   employod   iu
mines of this character in Groat Britain,
while   514,1-10   were   engaged. at   the
same'1 time in coal mines.   But, whilen
there has been a steadily downward" v
tendency in    regard to - thu'^rijjimber
of persons working   in   metalliferous
mines, collieries have found more and
'more employment, and have yielded a ,
progressive   output.   The   report   for
1SD3, which has'jusl been issued;-shows
that 35,7:J9 were employed iu metalliferous mines in that year, a decrease
of no less than 20.9J-1, or 43 per cent, on
twenty years ago, and of 2,32.5 or 6 per '
cent. 0111S92"   J11 connection with coal
mines, the number of .persons employed
last year was GS3.00S, which, in spite of
labor troubles, ,was" only some 000 leas
than in 1S92, while the iucrease in the<*'
twenty years was GS,S59, or 13 percent.-'
The pioduce of coal and other minerals' '
from  mines   classed  under  the Coal
Miuesl-tegulatidn Act reached its high v
.wabcr'mark'in-lSDl, when Jt exceeded-'
197 million tons, while last^year owing
.to the prolonged strike in the Midlands.,'
and the North,/ it fell -to" 175 million   -
tons.    This "la tier quantity, diowever, *���
\vas 22 per cent, more than the produce
���of 3S73^   The minerals raised from met- *
alliferous" mines 'are .chiefly iron ore,
clay,  salt, slates,' gypsum,  lead, zinc, '
tin, copper, barytes, arsenic, and so on,   *
the tables dividing the products of the-
mines  under- ��� twenty-three   separate'
heads.   It is not possible within  the
limits of our space to   examine   and
compare all   the   figures, under   each
of these heads.   It must suffice to say
that tho only notable increase recorded
is in'regard to clays,  which includes  '
china clay, fire clay, &c., but excludes   ���
ordinary day.   In iron ore, the' mineral -which ranks first in bulk, there is a
marked falling off in produce,   lh tho"1
ten' years onding/ 1SS2 over 16 million
tons of iron ore weie raised on an average every twelve months, while in the
next decade the average fell to 14 millions, and last year it was only 11 millions.    The produce of salt is also declining, possibly owing to the action of
the Salt'lJnion in controlling and curtailing supplies.   A more marked decrease is,'however, in the quantity of
copper ore raised,    In 1S73 the produce
was80,lSS tons, and though "the quantity fell off, sthe average for the ten
years ending 1SS2 was Dj,72-t tons."   A
more rapid decline than set  iu, and  in
the next decade the average quantity
was but 20,207 tons.   The downward
tendency is apparently still unchecked,    ������
for while in 11>(J2 there was raised o,99."> .
tons, the quantity was only 5,310 tons
last year.    Tin and zinc ores show very
little variation, but tho production o"f
lead   ore,   of   iron   pyrites,   arsenical
pyrites, phosphate oflime, manganese
ore, aird some of tho minor minerals
has declined.   More than one-third of ,
the persons employed in  metalliferous
mines   are   in  what tho Government
describe a* the South-Wcolorn district,
consisting of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset,
Gloucester,   Hampshire,   (ho    Isle   of
Wight, Iloieford,  Monmouth, Somerset, Wiltshire, and the eastern part of
Glamorganshire. Practically the whole
of the copper, tin, arsenic,  and aracni-
,c:il pryitos,  with a considerable  proportion of the clays and hinallcr quantities of other minerals wore found   in
this area.   The tables given by the in-
opectors do not enable us to arrive at a
conclusion as to the comparative mm)-"
bor of persons employed in  mining  or
the quantity Of ore produced in  particular   districts.      Careful report   is,
however, made of tho number of fatal
accidents   which   occurred.      In   coal
mines the deaths from accidents wore
at the ratio of 0-013 to every thousand
persons employed, while in metalliferous mines the ratio was only 1 "781.   The
South-Western district compared favorably with the rest of Great Brit-iiu
as regards the accidents in coal mines,
but the proportion of fatalities in the
metalliferous mines  was   as   high   as
3*225 in this district.
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t ij -*\  \  TIIE KOOTEXAY MAIL.  -r/  <.<  .������  ��������� Ti  (1  ft  I:,  fi.  <* .  $'v  ttbe 1kootena\> flftail  SATURDAY, MAY 1,2, 1891.  SUBSCRIPTIONS  I INVARIABLY IX A1)V AN Cft.  One Year        Si*\ Moitii*      .. '-    ..  Three Mciitlis          c>  (*)  .   i  '-)  . 0  vs  3.  >       <S2  00  a  .-.o  o  CO  . 1) 1)0  bffl  ADVERTISING RATJES.  One Inch,per inuntli  Tvioliiuht.-*, pel inontli  ^hreo   "        " ���������'  iuur    " ���������    " "       . --  Sia  Syeu.il i uiili.uib fcii Lii^c .ldMitioLiiirnl^       ''  !Lo,..il-,,purliiii; .   "   . , '  . . 0 Id  All 1l.ll-, for iidvevtisinjj due tlio 1st of e.iUi  inontli. . '  Quae Ic and curo-.ill adveiti-jomcnth not v anted.,  Tlie 11 vn- tt. vrlnlccl cicrv -~.itunl.iy 1101*11111?/  fori Li' l������iA'cl?trOki> I'liiiiint-ic J'ul-liihmg Co,  * Li-aiU-fi, b}  1 B. W.  NORTH EY,  llun.wi ic fflilor,  To whi.'.i.'ill coiinnu'iicition-i sliould bo  ;������l(IiLs~cd.  t  Tin:   Sunday Closing Act  does  not  seem to he'-finf'-m-d in llevelstoke. A  houseful of Fmlandeis ware so'drunk  last Sunday afternoon that when Constable Graham went theie _to arrest  one of them for using <t knife on one  01 his fellows there was only one man  suliieiently sober to be able to .give an  intelligent account of'what had happened. These men aro said lobe quiet  nnd iuoflcn-sive all the week round except Sundays, when they "fill up" on  beer, which is to bo obtained ad libitum  somewhere in the'neighborhood. It is  not our duty to mention th.it place.  We merely draw aLtcntion to, the fact  ���������that the law is "being broken every  Sabbri^hsssOSvil results may be expected if this is allowed to go on.  Revelstoke is badly in want of a  recreation ground. There is' a nice,  level- piece of ground, about half an  acre in extent, adjoining the school-  house. , Tt was cleared some three  years  ago  at  a  cost of &300 by some  ;   enthusiastic  young 'men  who formed  themselves into a baseball ,club.    This  ,,year efforts were to have been made to  organise; either  a baseball or cricket  ' club and this very desirable piece of  cleared ground was to have been utili-  .sed for the purpose. , But now comes  * the, news that the Presbyterians ai c  about to build a church on it. It. is  most.unfortunate, as there is no other  cleared piece of ground suitable for re-creation purposes to be obtained. If  our citizens are as geneipus as they  -aer progressive they ,will take steps to  ���������retain this piece of "ground foroui boys  ���������ind girls to enjoy the healthy out-door  games so dear to the young'Anglo-Saxon all the world over. Would it-not  lie wise, before it is too late, to take  steps to purchase or rent it as a people's  pink? Tliere are many other sites th.tt  ���������would be suitable to build .1 church on.  But why is it that churches of whatever denomination get the very best  pick of lots in townsites free? The  great disseminator of knowledge, news,  and education, the newspaper, gets no  sueh fat pickings, neither does it ask  for it. But "the church" is privileged  to have whatever it sets its desire on.  There are several other spots on which  a chiuch could be built, but not another spot (because cleared) for <i recreation  ground. Kelson has a splendid recreation ground���������tlie best in the two  Kootenays���������Kaslo, Golden, Donald,  Karaloops, even New Denver, all have  open spaces fit ior races and athletic  sports���������all but llevelstoke ' We have  not even got a road to our show dIjcc���������  the Big Eddy J  BIG BEND. *  More Gold from the Consolation Mine.  The Rip' Van Winkle Mine.  Sale ' of tho   Sol   Holden   Mine���������The  ���������   Smith Creek Mining Co.  i 0 t  Pat Sullivan (dud Sam Wright left  yesterday. ,  Twenty men will leave early next  'week for various points in Big Bend.  Messrs. Geo. 0. JMai-sh, Dave Cowan,  P. Arena and McLell.m will leave on  Alonday for Downie Ou'ek, where, it is  slated/they intend to build a hotel.  As the trail is not in good condition  for travel, many are leaving heie.by  'boat for the gold country up river.  This week about a dozen men have left  in twos and tin ees.  George Daforme. John Sands, Pete  Lovequcand IV.tSnlliviinarrt^eddown  by boat irom French Creek last Saturday. 31 r. Da forme hi ought .$2,100 in  coarse gold and nuaprels J'iomi tbe"Consolation ?.Iine ol which In- is one of the  lour owners. This amount <re-nv>entb  1 weeks work fur lour men. The mine  has turned out on an .iver-ige $ 1,000 a  month tor the past ton months. The  bag weighed over 10 lbs., and with  some gold added, which brought the  amount to $2,550 and weighing over 11  lb**., was sealed and sent lo San Francisco for sale, the banks there giving  50c. an ounce more than can lu obtained in Briti-*h Columbia. Thi-. represents a z-ai.se of $00 to the seller. John  Sands has been working at the Consolation 51 in-j since List fall, ind has  come down for .1 short holiday.  Mes-as. C. S. Town-send and< Jacob  Dohnage ai rived here from Toronto on  Monday, and left with Mr. .7. W. lias-  kins to inspect the Sol lioldcu Mint* on  Columbia River just above the mouth  of Smith ('reek.' Mr. ll.isl-.ins bus ;il->o  staked a claim on Smith Uieek for the  Smith Creek Mining Co., 01 which  Messrs. Townscnd and Dohnage are  representative*'.' Mr. Townseod's brother is lirgely interested in the Sudbury  mines and the gold mines of Algoma,  Ont. They are backed by a large  amount of. Vapit.il, and if the Big Bend  comes up to tneir expectations we may  expect to see at'least two gold mines���������  the Sol Holden and the Smith Creek���������  worked on a large scale. One of the  partners in the Smith Cicek Mine is  Mr. Com slock 01 Toronto, a nephew of  the famous Comslock ol mining notoriety, o  George Terrvbcrry nnd three men  left here in a boat on Wednesday for  the Rip A7an Winkle claim on Game's,  Greek. , They look up^i big cargo of  supplies and machinery, the heaviest  being a largo derrick lor lifting out  boulders arid locks ,from the channel  they are cutting, into which the water  will" be turned, so that they can u<-c the  bed of the creek'for their iii.nncl to the  shaft. More men will be sent up ���������shortly ; an Upright saw will be erected and  flumes made on the spot. The half mile  from the Columbia River to the canyon  on this creek w.i1- profitably worked  some yens ago1, several thousand dol-  l.us 1-ouig taken out, and il is exported  that gold will lie struck on tlio bcdrdik  of the l.uuncl they are now digging at  tfoe'head of the canyon. A eluicc Imk  will be put m at once and the dirt washed,a-s they proceed. The C.u-noV. Greek  Mining Company, now in course of for-  m.ilioti, have applied lor and obtained  a lease of two and a-hait mi!cs( on  Game's Creek for a term of five years.  Mr. Fred Robinson, oL Toronto, will be  president, Geo. Toirylvrry manager,  Robert How.son Iron sure r, and Morgan  David secret.)iy. Next week we'slid! 1  give an exhaustive artn le on the past  history ot this famous go'd-producing  creek, named after Mr. Carries, who,  wo behove, was a Corui'.htuan.  BEGISTBATION OF VOTERS.  .NORTH RIDING-  QF WEST KOOTENAY ELECTORAL  DISTRICT.  " LEG IS LATIYE   ELECTORATES  AND ELECTIONS ACT, 189V."  --VTOTICE IS UKRERY GIVEN, 1111-  Jl_i dor the requirements of sections  7 and Sol" the "Legislative Electorates'  arid Elections Act, IS-'ll,"' that I have  thisfhlh day of May. 18DJ, concluded  tiie distributing of names upon the  closed Register of West Kootenay Electoral District, and h;t\r- dropped or  distributed those .Limes in the North  Riding'of said District as iollows :���������,  LiSTr OF NAMES  Belonging to Noith Riding  of   "West  Kootenay Electoral District dropped  from voters' list lor North Riding of  said District. r  Allan, ltnyjuoii'l  Aim-lioiig, John J  Airt'i'son, lJctcr ,  AinislroiiK, Angus  AUioito.i, William H  i)<iilniK, William  il.n 1 l, Ocui\o  I'i.iU-hall Jolm  -Mi-lliolUnil. Lowib W  jMicniiurl, Joseph  j\Tarsli, Gcoiw Chuilcb  -MuAlistor, William  UlcCoblicim, Dan  "McKay, Au^us.   -  McDonald, William  McCoid, Hunlainm C  McArthuv, Wm A Sciid, Lewis  McLean, Alex   -      Scaid, Adam  McLeod, William   Smith, John L  Melntyre, Alex       Stewart, William  McC.ifcl-.il], Mttlc'm Spinks, Geoige  McGill, Willi.nn     Steed, Thomas  MeKenzie,flJbhn_II Stewart, Hugh"  ZNIcLcod, Lauchlan Shaw, John  McLean, Duncan    Shaw, Charles E  McArthur, A'G       Stewart, Jolm    ,  Ale Arthur, James   Skosrstrom, John Jl  Alcllae, John A      Snell, James  McRae, William     Smith, Albert N'<i  AIcTavish, James   Stone, Johnv   r^ltf.-i  jtfclnlyre, William Stone, John Albert  JMcCuaig, Arch        Sydei-, Ernest F  McDonald, Angus  Stewart, Win W  Nor they, R W Scott. Waller  Nicholson, W B      Sanderson, Robert  Nelles, Charles N    Sargent, William  Needham, Samuel Scott, James H  Needliam, Henry    Sutherland, J no P  Nixon, George '       Smitheringale, CsE  Nolan, James M   ' Scott, Albert  Naull, JTrdfle       Saunders Win E  Naull, Ludgor Sexton, Jerry  Nault, Adelphie,     Slauber, John  Noonau, 'James       Samjison, AVm C  Old, Arthur Henry Stables, William  Old, John Dennett Stone, William  Old, George 13 Sashaw. John il  Oliver, Thomas A   Smith, Magnus  Shuttlcworth, R R  Sherrin, Louis ,  Sullivan, Louis  Sheehan, Joseph P  Schooley, Edward  Shaw, Edward  'Oatman, GeoTG  Page, AVilliam 11  Phipps, Wm S  Paul, Alexander  Park, Andrew  Pickard, Edward  iiii-'toiiAlhcibEdward JKCui'tiiy, Thijmas  The usual electioneering stories tire  Toeing circulated, and candidale& must  expect to hear some very nasty chn rges  made against them by oppos.ng factious. The latest charge is that Mr.  liellie w.w bribed by the Government  with the promise of a "fat" berth for  his vote in favor of the Parliamentary  Buildings .BilL Tt is not fail lo either  of the candidates to put a story of this  kind in circulation unless proof is  biought forward to substantiate it.  and we hope the originator will have  courage enough to make his statement  in public nae-eting to-night. OtherwiNO  it-a ill be quite right to relegate the  story, and tlie man who st.'rted it, to  the realms of oblivion.  l'.iuct, John S  Boul.in, OliMjr  iii.iitforrt, l-'icthitk If  j'.n'iin.in, .) .lines  Hl'imquosl,, A  HieclvO, J i<-  ilouibp, li"  ILiiKlm . Al"  IJjjlis, Ch.ulo&T'  Co/gnis, 'i'lioinii'*  C.imcion, Ciarlos  Campbell, Jolm Hoy  Cani])boll, J D  C.i-u.oto, Dorip-  C.i'u.i nd, AlCrcl  C1.111t.ton, John ,���������  Cimicll, Joseph  Count.!-., Wit  Dunn, KJmuncl V  Dunn, 'vVilh.un  Diinn, \\ llli.un John  Doiio\.m, lJalnck  Uo/.ois, Ulooiy:.'  Dmi.Uu. Cli.irles.  P.uiaiurii, 1) .1  KUinll, Itolioifc  K.uIo, John  r'loilon, John   .  l'-i.ihor, Wilhiun  Kcl hci st-.ii, vSnoncGL- T  Cut aid, Joiopli  Gr.iliaiu, Donald  Giren, J il  Uii*r-*>tioin. Thomas  Tfilkolt, Duncan  ITunlci, Gcoi-ijc  Hall, John Louis  Jackson, John  [���������Connelly, I'ltnck  J-Ci'.isscur, Guorgo  1 lyuui, Alc\.in(lor ',  IjiiuKay, .ramus II  1j0\\ ;������, \\ illiain A    '  Louvsto. Frank  ilooio, Iliilvaul  i.'aihcson, .l.inios  ?.lil* , li li  Mniiili\, Ptojihon  M1II01, William .1  aU.l Iscll, Joilil  -> 1 at' t'S)ii, a ujvaiilcr  -Ju-wj, Pat 1.ok A  Ma. Do'i.iUl,Xoil  Maiur, John  -MuDado, William K   &  Jloljum, Daniel ITugh  MtGruer, A D  McAilhur, Duncan  JToDunell, Cluibtoplicr  MelOnlaj, John  3IcLcod, Al D  JlcHae, Thomas ������  McCoimick, Alexander  McBndc, Jerry  MoDongald, D W  McNauirhton K A    '  Molntosh, M C &  N01K011, John P  Noma, John '  Xeany, Patrick '*  Nash, Gluulcb   ' <���������  Nelson, O  Noel, Joseph ii  OUiicn. Daniel  Oslor, Cnailos Hodgson  O'Unui, Bainoy  PiHi/./i, Jose ',  Peltois"ii; Shams  I'a'^e, ITeury . <-  PaUcison, John Stuarl  Plniul, D  I1us=e!, John  lluei, Felix  Remington, John  Roi ison, Basil D  Rtibiool, Thi ,  Shannon. Pat  S> kes, All red D  Scott, Albeit    ~  Schmehl, William     1  Slew.irt, Uugh J  SI Kind, A J  Tin cot tc, Ei nest  Town bond, Tinner N E  Thompson, Rcss  Tonnor, John  Vail, Oliver J  V.un, Ililane  AVood, Chailcs  Wallace, David ,  Wi 'ghr, '.Villi un  "\\ llson, John ,  "Wh'tmoro, James, E  "WoiUi. John' ���������  \Vood\\ aril, W TI    t  V,-,iil, W'lham II  "Weller, William J  LIST OF NAMES  Tr.nsofi'i'tpJ. from the voters' list West  Kootenay Electoral Disti ict to North  "Riding ot said Electoral District'.  Glass, Riehaul N  Ilaig, TI103 Li\ ingstone  Howsoii, Robert  Iloldich. Augustus II  ironic. Thomas tt  All persons whose names an dropped off from the votets' list for the  2-Torth Hiding will be entitled to apply  personally or by letter to the collector  stating their claims to be transferred  to the general list, providing they make  Auch application on or 1-efore Saturday  the 22nd day of .rune, Wc notice  several who are still residim: in the  district, and we hope they vill loose no  ^ime in notifying Mr. Ilaig of their  right to a place on the voters' list.  A Forgiving Finlander.  John Pivista was summoned before  Mr.   F. Fraser, J. P., on  Tue-akiy  last  for assaisltina Alexander" Kocepi. who  appeared \vith his head and   face bandaged fiom the cli'eeti. of cut* received  at the hands of prisoner. Gr.s L-ikokin  acted as   interpr eter.    From   the   evidence of Officer G-raham, Alike Johnson and .lohn.Joski it w,i������s proved  that  on Sund.iy  evrmnig  last there  was a  "spreev "mug ������>n ir: therv.bii) tKcupied  by several Finlander-. not far from the  station, and the prisoner, who wa*>cut-  tiusj- a olug of tobacco, jumped up and  sUiblietl fhe plhintilf in thr  face.    But r  the whole cix>������ d was  drunk  and only t Brown','w'i'ham'jl  one of them could give an  in toll rsreut 1 Uojd. Jolm  version of the affair. ���������Oftic<.-r Graham ', B-niard. C'���������.'.rips  stated in his fviriencc>'-J found ona so-   I,**������������������*��������� J'';* ' *:**������Ic  er man rn the shack .vim he  wve  mc J Horme, .r.i.ncs  the information.-'" >Plnmtii? s,.id tje did j Cunn.njS..nn. Arthar  not know anvthincr about it becuiu=<j h<* ! C������aA' 11. Itn hard  ������ ^ ��������� ,'.ii^,' i^.ii.  \\;u, too drunk.. Johnson and .To?,ki s.ud  they bad never <-een the ]������ri.-oiser fight  before, .us he was -\ vary quiet ma-i.  Pie Wees'very drunk. In fact, tney  wero nil wry drunk.  Prisoner-wjs lined HZ.W and c-n-t?.  with the .lilr-i'ii itive of two wr*-������>ks' 1111-  prisonnio'il. J'l tin tiff paid the inonej-  ���������$11.30111 all���������as ])r;soner -sviis '���������iirokf.'  Ani'ol, Tlioni.f-  Aiidci>-un, All.oit  Allen', Ol.M-i Henry  Adair, llln.i. 1  Aiuleison, .Swan  Aimt,ti(.ii,', Will.a'ii D llimic, lloiace D  Abiaham .mi, John lluinc, Hul-oit  Alnaluiiuii.i, Ciia-les Ilunie, CJlaionce B  Abrahauison Andiew Itarwood, Ilerbfcit  Alt >ii. iJaiuc! Dill, Samuel  Ashton, Tnomas Ilartlo, William  Atkinson. J011.1 ITaskins, John W  Hourne, Kiank II HothermKtoii, John  Jhcke. ton, Samuel Herrick. l'liot Richard  Iiio\v-.ter, Kni' 1'urncr Jlaig, Andiew*  P.caton, *M ileolm Ham, James  IJourke, John Hector, John  Itoiiigcois A/aire Hai tie Charle*;  Danriek!. .loiin II II ill. Daval Thomas  Bourne, ilc-iiv Jnsiah Hart, Chailes A  lloji', AIe\and( r Harris. Hcinv  I'arr, >'rank ll.igjjerty, William *  Hro'vn Hush Archibald Hains, James  III yd. John D  'Jl'iicuri. A-thiir  liiirton, H\u)!i  Burton. Hi uhen  Ilmti Thoin.i- W  Ilarbi-r. J. fiuy  Itennuu, Thoni'ts  ":cn���������-jn?PetvrD  ���������*������lf j*. Jolm  f>Aincrjii. tjnnvan  C'riBlur'   J.imcs  Cmlsn.ln. T'liiinas  Co < jn. Wi.lia.iij  ('..'Wfur 1 T^anwl A  t'lirrit. An ! ihnl'I  I ror-,i*-an<,,At-raniJfrTI  t/".v���������, Thomm  liham 'J    . Lindm ������rk, (Jlui  II ishp, Josiah J  Hicky. AVilliam  Ilav. Henry l'Yaiioiis  Jonas, Ainbioso J  Johnson, Evan  Johnson, Hcibcit O  J old an, Gcoirc Wm  Jordan, I'rank  Jordan, Frederick Win  J i-.dd. G coi Ke  Kirbv, ���������William junior  Kirby. ^William  Iviiknp, James  Kenru'dy, .[.inns ������  Kirkup, William  Kcnnid-', Peter  Kellie'j James ir  ICcnne'ly, James p  Kiiicaid, Abraham [j  Kcll>, Patuck  Kincaid. Rolieit  Kno\, John  l.oi\e, Itiuhnril Robert  <'ri])5'ocl:. Wi  -* ^^������  IMn. G. O. UucirAJfAN' is the Covern-  ment candidate foi the South Riding,  and a better represent iti\.e we du rn-t  think could be picked out, even by a  ''convention." But it 11 a little surprising to his friends that he Jus decided  to be known in future afc a Go verm uon I  jman. Last fall Mr. Jluchanrin give ns  b) understand that he would ftand as a  Jjiberal, for the Dominion "Parliament,  jind a very large |H'iccnt.,ig<s or the  citizens of thru town promised Inn:  ilieij-iuppoiA. J lis dulling out us a  Provincial candidate is somewhat dis  .app lintiiig lo those w)-o desire hnn ns  Jnei'" .it'iiit'-senb'itive in the Otl.iw.i  j louse. Mi. Buchanan h cut on I f->r  higher tilings thin.) a v^".t in thr Prr���������-  -vin.ei.il jli.tii1-, wl������iib Ir- n'lgiil to hrivc  left to "sinallc-r"*<*en   to   Miue   -ifler.  ^flis piojier place  ^tihiion tiouv:.  would )y '������������������ ,(.he J CO  PROCESSING.       '  If building- opetat ions are lo be taken  as a sign of prosperity (hen Jti-veNtoke  is   "fretting ii  move  on" Low.nds becoming the prosjjeroris town her geographical   position   entitles  her lo hi-,  Mr. Allen is building an addition to hi������  lager' lvcr brewery.    A short diskmc"  west ol   lhe brewery tiire" goo.K.si/.ed  houses have just  been erected on the  "Dominion   Government reserve.     One  of these is for Mr. John Iletnerniglon,  farmer, who w.u. itlcently dispossessed  by  tbe O.P.R.  of ������cme"l.ind  be  wa-s  working near the station.    Mr. "\Vm.  Cowan's  new bonded war ohruw  is a  large struct urc and  is rearly for bus'-  Jie.so.    .Mr. Samuel Xeedh-'iin lias  coiri-  rileled ,1 vei'y pretly dwelling-hruisr' on  T)ou^la--slieet and Mr,, K. Pickard bus  anolnei-in course of construt lion near  the bottom of the same street.   Messrs.  .1.  Shaw   and  W.   Vickers   have    just  tinislied and arc installer] in a cos*y eot^  I igeonthr corner (if Front and freuson  streets.   Mr.'J\ L. Ifaig is building an  office adjoining the   English  Trading  (Jot's sfru-e.   r-lose  to   lhe slawon, arid  Ho irne 1-Ji-om. have just ccuninencefl tl/e  Woi'l. ol r-rcctuig lliree dwelling-lirms'''s  011   tiie   .Smelter   estate   Cijipo-at/-   the  Union   Ifulel.     One  of   these  will   bej  oer up'cd  by Ait.   liainnionrl, -.alesinan  for the Ciiu.    i\lr.   I>. A. J'^ef'/s dwelling fii.'l en 1 penler -,ho|i, reeenlly erer--  I'd,  is near by, and  Mr. if. A. Blown  lia.s  lal"!y added   commodious '-l���������ib,"s  and  riulbousis lo   his hotel.    Tlie <'. <*������������������:  h'. N.ic Co's wiiif-bouse  on   (lie ii| per  Wiini'l', vhir 'i li'i'l the rool   ent-<h"d in  h\ I In- weiv.il ol '-ii.i'-. (his Wiiile-:, bus  lier-n pul   ill  thoinug}'.  repair.    Piles of  ),( wlmiihc- 01.'-ev." a'vac 1 ill iolsseem  lo rlenote tlirjt I he building era his only  just coim-junctd.  Cunurrn. Hor. \S  j (') in'ir.Jm, iJr tf-i  f 'all' -\ \r, (r< i,rf;e A  'VM.-'il.J.jii'i  Co-lit; ii  JJi tirj '  ' ' 10 vie, - ..unci J)  ) 0 >')]n i, A11! .���������  j t'limeuii,;     lijnn  I C on vi ,11. I 11 !<. 1. 1,  "  I Ctc-iin, I li -ilr , "\.  I    ('l)fl'.ri     1    f r -1   \})>i Km  , ('firm if (���������-  W.l'iani  Chi-i'iolni  D.ihii I  1 f'vj' km .j.I -"Icruk (i  1   ('���������>! 1 ll'.U     Mi   h \,' I  ! l"i nnoi, 1 1:111 ���������>  I Conr-ii. 1. If< ii,/ Noblr  i Ci-iij', Aiid-t,-  JJ  Cinvnot J, lli-i roi W  J Dft.i. Willi nn  j Daic^H-M. 'il.i.nuiii  Dnwiii Tnoi'ifi'-.  Da'.io, Mo'j.in  Dono^huc, 1 lioin.ii  Doi.noli'    namillun  f >ev inc. Thdin us  D01.111, Jrwph  I  ilonb!, rohn  ; I I'll! 1    1i;,i   1,1 \f    r)HI!-(Tl'11'    1'1'lN  )|,.H, Will an  IKiM'ol', Jrni.i ^  Tlc-i-iifinijc  -"iinur-l  Dosh , V. na 1:11  Iiohicr 'Ir-It-phor  Dnj.onf. I'd a,tid  l'"ih- airl-i, Walter  I'V^ar, I' r( d  Hi iiUii/r, W ill. sin  ni'c-hrr  I'-.K'^t  f e"K"->". H.i\ id  Pohij, I"rcj.iiaii  !��������� rev lei, .1 \ii|i -, \'  Kia-*er  I'-iflo'ir Ic  Kdnrjiur r. ' r. ('  -.r k Cl  f ar i II, lir-nrj  IVId  C'Ik.iI--  \Uc-r  I'orest, 'I li.iin ih  (,Ui\   r, .l(iviri  ('I li! wm, (. Ihi il  Ciiih.ini,'! Iiom w Jan  (..'iiner. Mu h u-l  Or,.v. Jo'm  Cf ids ui, A lh n f  (r:,M. Jiiiik .-  Oi ii, 1 I'd' .i< k f>  <; en, ijo'iMi jr  (ei   il, In lui'iinii  (.iiimorirI, In  flui' i, I'm ,i!-ri  flill(M[in-, Wall' r  Ci'l'si.iri  Ijiin.ilii 1"  (u-e In , ! o. man  (Jluii le-s V  Ixiw, Will-,im J  Lund. Oii"<t'if  Lotur, .l.ini'-i I'Irlivard  Liii'flO'il! Isaac  I afoimc, ficuri^r-  1/ ii ��������� (Ut,   \n lullo  Li ww  Ki'ii'i OIimt  I. ��������� ii/, I :< dr in k \V  !^Ui,ri<-II, In'i io 11  I.    . William John  l,tiiii<iuisi. .\li Nxtnrlcr  I,}i>'i us", r'r.Mil; K  l.nl'f. \i i*.id  L.I..I J   Uainr] A  Li-iillry, Wilham K  Lirllf. VViUUm H  \a :< -i'| ic. Line  f/e-M : .', Kohi it T  Li lib}. Irmftih  1.1. -.on, Ti.ivkI  I^imjii-   hn^i r.u  l^unnnt  1/miii  ly*.(. vcl', lb nry  M.uldcii, llui^h  Mitddt is, J'riiit'tt  Jhli life. Kdw.inl  M' nlii mi \, f;.)r>      i  3f way, Alfred K  M il'-v    l.-mii;'  iU 'iufF. ICum-in  M-"' I in   Wiilurn  M tyie   f.irjK^ iKii.^lus  M.i������n-f Ir. J In hard K It  .MoKr-n, Charles  TCi-r iKiP.-.-d. John IF  Maim ('/, Andre,"  :,f.i!ihf.irl  Wi!Ii,.i,i C  Mm^'/Ii"-, Jtobcrt  \J icF'hi. -on, roliit  Miniro. Arr li,b,.i<;  if (i ire, !'."-d V  Mr Lean.   \.!i-xiujd' r  Mcl>0.ir;ill, f!obtrt  IIiK,',, fhiKri  \h fCir.non, Ki im> f'i  Mi Kimi'Jii   Iran  -Vf'Oi.iln. VVilL.a/i  *vl( Vi ii, Ain'dif  Mt iirm Un, (r.1,11 Ji  \fi ICi n/ie, ffn^u  ,\Ir I'au, Air/ I:  >J( Lt.ui, la nr -d If H  Mr (Cf n/i", William  Ah f'ht i-nn, Arr lee A  Air ( r.i.nMI, mini * ''  AfcAitliiii. Air *' ('  M' De.i.ilr'   L,t|u hlwi  ,Mr r<r.|i.i|il. An liir  ,\fi '< mnori, A I' v I'"  Al( line, Al'i' nidi r  Ali-lliie. jMiiiiIik n  M(f)nn.j|d   fliif.;h  McJfiij, Aiiyim  Pet crson, Peter R Stuthers, William  Pollock, George '   Shannon, John  Paxton, "Wm Geo   Scott. James  Piper, John Owen  Shamlcr, Fred W������  Pr'oper, James  ***"    Topping, Eugene S  Pei Ls, John V       ^Tapping, Robert   '  Pi-ingle, James F   Terryberry, Geo  Peebles, James     . Teetor, John  Pearee, William J Taylor, John      .   f  Pobinson, Joshua   Taylor, William  ���������  Ridwlale, Arthur II Taylor ,tOhurles  lleid, Thomas       ' Thomson, Jas W  Ross, Hugh Thomas, N Sydney  Right on, Thomas   Thomas, George  Ramsey, Richard TT Townend, Timothy  Robinson, Daniel    Turpee, Edward   ���������������������������  Roach, George        Turner, Robert  Ross, Malcolm C     Underbill, Samuel  Rutherford, Robt   "Vickers, Wm II .  Ramsey, Richard   Veilch, Alex      ���������  >  Robinson, John R AVclls, Francis B  Reid, AVilliam It     Wrong, Fred B  Wairen, Wm 11  Williamson, Robt  Williams, M W     <  Walker, Samuel  Walker-, Peter M  Walbh, John E ���������,  Woolsley, David U  AVoodro'w, James I  Williamson, W    v  Richards, Charles  Rich,.rdson, Thos  Ritchie, George  Richardbou, Jolm  Ross, Luis  Raymond llobt L  Roger, Edward  Ryan, Thomas   , .  Rossilcr, Charles;  Reynolds, Thomas  - N.i FLTZSTUBBS,    ,  Distributing Collector, West Kootenay  Electoral District.   T,  ���������   Nelson, B.C., May 5th, 1891..  Education Office, v ,  Victoria, May 3rd, lS0.'f.  ~WTQ'X:11j1Z is herebjr given, that the  _1_> nnnual examination of candidates  ior certiliuiles, ot ([ualification to teach  in tne Ptiblio^Sihools of the Province  will Ire he-'id as tollowi, commencing on  Weduestl.iy, July ifcii, atba.in. :���������  Vu loria      .In South Viuk Sehoul Uiulding.' <  V.uieouxer   Cu lliy;h Seliool IJuiiihnjr.  ]v..iiiloi(ps    In Public Kohool J3uiltliug.  EachapplJeantinust forward a notice,  thhty days before the examination,  slating the class and grade of certificate  for \\ hich ho will be a candidate, the  optional subjects selected, aud at which  ot the above-named i*hiccs be will attend.      l ���������  'Every notice of intention to be an  applicant must bee accompanied *wilh<  satisfactory testimonial of moral character.       u  Candidates are notified that allot the  above recniiromenls must, be fulhlled  before their application can be filed.  All candidates for First Class, Grade  A, Certificates, including Graduates,  must attend m Victoria to take,, the  -mbjeecs prescribed for .Tidy 11th and  10th instants, and to undergo required  oral examinations.  S. D. POPE,    ^  Superintendent of Education.  Qualification and Registration  -OF-  PROVIN0IAL VOTERS.  NORTH   RIDING  WEST   KOOTENAY  ELECTORAL DISTRICT.  F  OTfCK rS rrERBBY GlVRNth.it  in aeeord.inee with the provisions  of Section Hi ol lhe "Legislative Electorates and Elections Act, J60I," [ shall  hold a Court of Revision at the Court  House, Revelstoke, on the eleventh dny  of June, l.SHi, lor the purpose of hearing  the claims of <\xiv persons who allege  that their names have been improperly  struck off or omitted from the List of  Voters' for the North Riding ol the  Electoral District of West Kootenay.  T. LIVINGSTONE 1JA1G,  Collector.  Ifootels-  REVELSTOKE  STATION,  B.C.  Conveniently-situated "between Railroad Depot and Steamboat Landing.  Best Table in the Interior.  fire-pkoof  Strictly First-Class.  safe. .. free   'bus.  Rates, $1.50 and-$2.00 per Day.  H. A. BROWN, Prop>\  THE, CENTRAL HOTEL  ���������>������������������ i>     * ������  ������ ABRAJIAMSON   Bl-lOS., Phopietoiis.  ���������*le.  T  one.  n  FIRB-PBOOJT   S^kl^El.  Stoekholm House,  < 3 ������������������*:..  JOHN STONE, PwoPBiKTOit. ���������      '  The Dining Room is fupiiislied with the-best-le  '  .  ���������'.     ������Market affords./. : ���������/��������� "  '  ! *        ( I.  THE BAB IS SUPPLIED ������/ITH THH CHOICEST  , l,v_..s tm CIGARS.  CENTRALLY  LOCATED.  :o:   FIRST- CLASS TABLE AND  ROOMS.  Billiard and Pool Tables iri first-class orderl  , TELEPHONE AND'FIRE-PROOF'SAFE/   v   '    -       !  :o:���������-:o:-  Sample Rpom for Commercial Ti-.ivcllers.  Every Convenience , for  Guests.  EKOWH'S; CtL&RKr-Psopriotors/ ,,'  T3E,I2STE:  f^c:  REVELSTOKE   BREWERY.  FOR  AJD ATE ETI S33VtB ItsrT  1 n  R'BVBLSTOSZE,     S.  O  A  i*g������*n*rmiiii������������������<w������ao������anioaeagicai3naflutjj|j.������.^w������iijt^  Fo FRASER9  I>I*Al.|-]t IN  Dairy & Garden Produce.  Established 1888.  IN  OLIVEST DAIRY  WEST   KOOTENAY.  "4  A 1 Dairy Cows and Young Stock for Sale.  OiuiKiis in- Mail Pkomitly Attujiwkd To.  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  GEORGE LA?0fiME'S PACK-TRAIN  v/iii leave llevelstoke  FOR  BIG BEND  EVERY WEDNESDAY.  ���������"*-%  %  A CAUO OF INVITATION.  o  rADH'(������  AND CENTO,  IJ f{ invilcrl to f.ill (llirl 111-  '.pr-cfc \Voi Icrn.'inship nt  I lie Chi \h nler  Sliri]) r>f  1.. A. FRETZ.  How is the, Time to leave your OpiIops!  A COMPLETE  0   hM  FOR SUMMER WEAR  140 Suit Iiengtlis  4������ differesat Fa,sitiiag,s  ii  V���������^**^.*,  JL.\j  -JUST OPENED OUT AT  N.3  K-J.  MERCHAHT TAILOR, REVELSTOKE STATION. ' (  THE KOOTENAY MAII  pages; ,  '<r       f  oooooooeoooooooeoooo o o o o c,  , '<<  HAS THE LATEST IN  <<r r,  A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF  ������TAIL0RIN& ME BHESSIAKIM DONE IN,. LATEST STYLES  TWEEDS.  JL' fel Vv  0  mware.  11  r  I- <������������������ i  ir-  LOCAL-ITEMS.  I\  Just in, a ear of oats atJ. D. Sibbald's.  Mr. F. Praser has some~choice straw-  t   berry plants for sale.       i        , ���������  '     A blacksmith is wanted at Genello's  ��������� sawmill, Tappen Siding.     ' *  A  large consignment of onions and  cm-rots at J. D. Sibbald's.  '   \  - > J. M. Kellie, M.P.P., will address his  constituents at Nakusp nexc week.  ���������   If, yon want tinware and camping  outfits. J. D. Siblrald's is the place, to go.  Mr. F.  McCarty,  butcher,,f.roeeived  , another car of stall-fed beef from the  e.ist on .Thursday.'        1V v~   '       ,_ .<  Dr. Symonds may he consulted at the  Victoria- Hotel on Monday, evenings  Land Tuesday mornings. ,              ''  '   J". B. Miller, of Vancouver, Inspec tor  of Inland Revenue, is on a  tour of inspection in lower itootenay.     *      ���������   'ym  '   All freight for Nakusp and.interior j afternoon, b  towns will be carried  by tbe Lytton, { ten minutes  saving- the time of the Columbia. _ .   " -**v' n  FIlcST GLASS HAY.���������Just received  at F. MeCurty's. one car prime timothy  and nne car No. 1 upland prairie.  , To be had good: Eggs, Batter, and  all kinds of Groceries aud Vegetables.  Be sure and call at J.,D. Sibbald's.  Rev. C. A., Procunier and Mr. C. F.  landmark left on Monday to attend the  Methodist Conference at Vancouver.  Rev. Father Edm. Pcytarvin,rO.M.I.,  will hold services in the Catholic church  i   to-morrow and once a month   thereafter, i  Subpoenas are being served in Donald  for witnesses in the case of Regina r.s-  Redgrave to attend at Victoria on the  "29thMay. ,        ,  Mr. TI. N. Goursier.has been on a  business trip, to Nakusp ar.d Now Denver this week-with millinery and fancy  j-joods, &c.  ,    I. 0. O. F.���������Regular  meeting evory  " Thursday night at eight o'clock in Oddfellow's Hall. , Visiting brethren cor-  ��������� dially invited.    "  The notorious Theatre Comique at  Kaslo has been "shut up," but whether  by the hard time** or -virtuous citizens  is not quite evident.  Services will be held in the Presbyterian church to-morrow at 7:30. Subject: "Prosperity and Obedience."  Rev. C. T. Baylis pastor.  Mr. Thos. Proudfoot, of Fort Steele,  died in Donald, hospital on the Sthiust.  after a lingering illness of 18 months,  the result of a gun accident. ' _ ,'  Rev. C, A. Procunier will conduct  services ?j\ the Methodist "Church at  K):o0 a.m. and ":."() p.m. Sunday school  at 2:80 in the church. R. Ilowson, Superintendent.  Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Shaw, who "Were  married three weeks ago, have been  seriously ill this week," but we are  happy to say both aro very much better  at present writing. t  1 Church of England Sunday School  -n111 be held in the school house to-mor-  row afternoon at three o'clock. Mrs.  Haig will be very glad to see any children who may like to join.  F. J. Carroll, the well-known representative of the Selby Smelting Go. of  Fxjseo, died very suddenly in Spokane  last week. Heart disease is the supposed cause of his death.  It is announced that Cant. Fitzstubbs,  '' Gold Commissioner, will resign his  position for this district on account of  increasing age. "VV. J. Goepel, of Nelson, is said to be the man who will fill  his shoes.  Tt is stated'that tho summer time  card of the C.P.R. w ill not go into  effect until June 15. It is also said to  be likely that it may not go into effect  at all this summer as regards the  through trains.  The bridge over-the lllorillowaet just  completed for tho Government by Mr.  I"). Robinson has been commended by  tlie Government roatl inspector as being a lirct-class job and woi Mi twice  the amount it cost in building-- $700.  Mr1. Ponzor, one of tho directors of  tlie Cariboo and Kootenay Prospecting  and Mining Co., accompanied by Mr.  O. D. Hoar, manager, l.-li.bore Tuesday  morning for Trout L-ike to .examine  tliejcompany's placer claim on (he Lar-  jdeau River ami *-ta. t I he work..  LAWN TENNIS.  On Thursday night there w.-isa meeting of ladies and gentlemen interested  in the format/ion of a lawn tennis club.  Messrs. Barber and J. Sutherland were  appointed a committee to canvass for  members and subscriptions. The entrance fee for gentlemen was fixed at  .^.OO and for ladies at $2.00. Messrs.  .T. Abrahauison, Haig, Wells antl Cochrane were appointed a committee to  choose a site for the tennis court, the  same committee having power lo pio-  cood with the woik of laying out the  ground. Tilrs. T. L. Haig* and .Mr  li. Wells were empoweied to draw  a set of rules ior the guidance of  Messrs. .1. U. Sibbald and II. A.  Urowh have cleared, levelled and laid  out a fii.sl-cl.i'-o lemiis eouct near the  Union Hotel tor tiie Exocls'or Toiim.-  Club. Mr. Sibbald is secretary pro.  ti'in., Mid the entrance fee is* .S-J.OO.  Names .should bo .'cut in at nncii  F.  up  the  Mr. George Laforme expects to have  his pack-train running between Revelstoke and Big Bend on0or about the  ,25th hist., and will thereafter leave  Revelstoke every Wednesday." Ho left  on the Columbia Tuesday morning ( for  Kettle_River, where most of his horses  have' vt intercd. They will be brought  here by' way of Fa irview and the  Okanagan. f ��������� <���������       -'       r  About foi-tj' persons" attended the  consecration meeting of the Union  Christian Endeavor in the Presbyterian'  church on Monday night. Nearly all  present look part, led bv the president  (Mr. !���������:. A Wiping) and* the Rev. C. T.  Baylis.' ' It was decided, on the proposition of Mr. Iy. A.' Fretz,' that a box  social be held on the. 2lst, when the  gentlemen are to bring the boxes and  the ladies purchase the tame at 10 c  e ich. \  Mr.' Van Home, president of the 0.  P.It.j'and party arrived herefrom the  "eastin a special of five car.s on Tuesday  but did not stop more than  utes., They occupied the cars  Earnseiiu*-', Champlain "and Saskatchewan. At '1:30 the train pulled out for  Sicamous, where it jwas sjvitched on  to the Shuswap and Okanagan, after  an' inspection of which it will proceed  to the coast. Mr. Van Iloriie will return here on Monday and will inspect  the II. & A.L. and N. & S. railways.  The number of good votes on the list  for the North Riding is 800. Over 100  more names are on the application  list and will go on the regular list before the sitting of the Revision Court  on June 11th. Besides these uanics  there are'120 which have been dropped  from the original list, a percentage of  .which will go on again, as many of  these voters ate still resident in the  district. The full revised list for tho  riding will probably be a little short  of 500.   '  Large numbers of families are coming  up river every week on the O. &K. Co's  steamers, bound for Alberta. They  come mostly from the Palouse district,  in the State of Washington. They  bring in large quantities of implements  and first-class live stock, which aro  transferred (o tlie C. P. R. at Revelstoke. ��������� It is said there will bo a great  inrush from several Western States  during the next two months for the  farming districts of Northern Alberta."  Already over 1,000 settlers have arrived  at Edmontonlhis year, bringing85carloads of effects. Seven hundred of  these were from the States. '  The cold, wet weather has kept everything at a standstill for the past two  weeks. Gardens that would now be  neat and tidy with everything "in,"  are dying just as the snow left them,  with everything yet ro he planted. It  is ton bad that the old chap who runs  the weather bureau hero in the mountains should act so sourvily with oujj  amateur gardeners and0lawn tennis  professors after all the praise and hard  work thoy have lavished on the climate  and'the'soil respectively. Still, "its  never too late to mend," and L for one  am living in hopes of basking in balmy  southern' brecv.es and sweet magnolia,  perfumes before this tempestuous May  gives place to leafy June. Small binds  are doing great damage to gardens  here by eating the tender shoots of  vegetables appearing above ground, as  well as the 'leaves of young cabbages  and flowers. <>  CORRESPONDENCE.  Tlio Editor cannot, bo responsible for the opinions  t   expressed by correspondents.  That Scare Telegram.  Sin,���������Permit me to remind'Mr. M.  David that "abuse is*; not argument ;"-  aud that so far he has(not cleared himself irom the charge originally brought'  against himDby public rumour.���������I>am,  sir, yours,    ������ ' ,'  ���������     t  A Private Citizen.  will be pleased to know that our Spring Stock* of  Revelstoke'as a PortJof Entry. ������������������  " Sm,���������If^not too late<I should like to'  refer to that long and extremely interesting communication irom Mr" James  XV1 Vail, in support ol the demand  that Revelstoke .should be made a Port  of Entry, which appeared in the Mail,  of the 2Sth ult. Mr. Vail hat, too ably  stated the case of Revelstoke-forme U>  be able to acid anythirig of importance--  to the reasons he adduces why'Revelstoke should become a customs point,  but 1 should like to point, out chat the  facts and statistics given in his letter  are of such weight and importance,  that I consider that we, as citizens of  Revelstoke. are very much indebted to  the writer tor the trouble ancV time he  must have taken in compiling them.  u I think it is not too mucn'to say that  Mr Avail's letter is the most important  and the most calculated to bring the  iidvautages of this town, apart from  mining, before the outside public, of  any which has ever appeared above tho  signature of a private individual hi a  Revelstoke newspaper.���������Yours faithfully,  T. Livixgstoxe Haig.  Revolstoke, May 10th, 1894-.  ,1;  .-. i-''i  is now complete, and we are in a position to fill all orders at prices  ,   whicli CANNOT BE UNDERSOLD. ,        :  c\l  ." K  But before buying1 give us a call and get our figures.  Tinware  Hardware  Ammunition  WE HAVE ALSO A COMPLETE STOCK OF  Boots & Shoes G-ents' Furnishings^ \*  Dry, Goods Read^-made Clothing  Window Blinds Room Paper  ��������� Flour (Ogilvie's Hungarian)  TN FACT, EVERYTHING YOU NEED.���������THE PUREST-AND BEST."  Crockery  Stoves  Feed  Dr. E. H. S. McLean's .Wedding1.  Extract from the Belleville Daily Intelligencer of April 80th :���������  A very stylish wedding took place  this afternoon in St > Thomas' Church,  when E. H. S. McLean, M. D., of Revelstoke, R. C, graduate of Queen's University, Kingston, was'united in the  holy bonds of wedlock, to Maude, only  child of W. L. Hamilton^Inspector of  Inland Revenue for Eastern Ontario.  The officiating clergymen were Rev.  Canon Burke, rector, assisted by Rev.  S. Daw, rector of Christ Church, and  Rev. 0. F. Powell. The groom was  supported by Hugh Fleming, of Ottawa. The bridal party was preceded up  tlie'aisle of the church by seven gentlemen ushers. The bride wore a magnificent gown of pearl-white duchesse  satin. The skirtAviib'plain, tho richness  ot the material being sufficient iu itsclt  to make a lovely gown. Tho bodice  was trimmed with chiffon, silver and  pe.ii'l gimp. The court train was very  graceful. Tho customary shimmering  veil of tulle and spray of orange blossoms adorned tho lair head of the  youthful and beautiful bride. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley,  to -which were attached five smaller  bouquets," which, with a solitaire diamond ring, was the gift of the groom.  Sirs. Campbell presided at the organ,  and gave the wedding inarch as the  bridal party entered. The bride was  on' the arm of her father and as the  party reached the chancel tho bridesmaids halted, two on either side linking crooks overhead and under which  the bride, her- father and maid of honor passed. The scene was very pretty  and artistic;, viewed irom the gallery of  the church. After the marriage service was over the happy couple repaired to the paternal losidenco, "Belvi-  dere," where a reception was held and  an elegant repast was served iu the  dining-room and on the broad verandah, which was curtained with heavy  green damask to exclude the daylight.  The bead of the dining-ioom was draped with silver-threaded, brocaded silk,  on which appeared, on a shield, the  monogram. " Jl. ������.%: McL.," the nwlif  being white and yellow, silk and ribbons, sinilax, daffodils, hydrangeas and  marguerites*, gave .. char ming effect. A  silken ring: bordered with sniil.tx wa-.  ..proad at/the end of the drawing room  over which was a fairy-like canopy of  dciicate sijiilax and margueiites with  the words *' Good Luck " formed of the  flowers ; from either side of this canopy hung white, siii.cn curtains, and  lure Dr. and Mis. McLean received lhe  O  BRANCH STORE AT TROUT LAKE CITY.  congratulations of the guests. t The  presents were numerous and costly,  the gifts of friends 'from the Atlantic  to the, Pacific, from the neighboring republic, aud from across the sea. \V������  noticed a magnificent tea' and coffee  service, urn and salver, also a pair of  diamond rings irom the officer's of the  outside service of the Inland Revenue  Department, Eastern Ontario, also a  case of sterling silver fruitcutlery with  mother' of pearl handles from Hon.  Mackenzie Bowell, Ottawa. The happy  couple left for New York via Suspension Bridge and Niagara, and will return to Belleville the end of tho week  for n short stay.  **  M������      t���������.   . ��������� ���������       ���������      ���������      .-  The Glen-O'Leary Case.  John TI. O'Leary, who was arrested  some months ago on the charge of assaulting AVilliam Glen, of-Arrow Lake,  with intent to do serious bodily harm,  surrendered his bail at New Westminster on Tuesday evening and--was immediately re-arrested by Mr. Moresby.  On being brought before Mr. T. C. Atkinson, P. M., application was made  for renewal of bail, and granted, defendant in the sum of $2,500 and two sureties of $1,000 each. The order bound  O'Leary over to appeal' at Revelstoke  on the 20th hist., for a preliminary trial, -when he will be seut up for trial at  the ensuing Kamloops assizes. --���������=  The evidence of Drs. Walker and Pagan was put in last evening, to the effect that Glen's injuries were very serious, and likely to permanently disable  him.  Glen, iu his first statement, claimed  that-O'Leary knocked him down and  then kic-.ed him "brutally about the  -stomach and abdomen. In a, rider ho  added that he fell irom a horso later in  the day, and might have been kicked  by tho*animal. O'Leary is a sub-contractor on tho Revelstoke & Ai row  Lake Railway, aud1 Glen is a rancher  residing ncaivAriow Lake.���������Columbian.   .- .    ������������������ ���������  *������������������   NAKUSP ITEMS.  [-f-jtoai oira conirioBiniNOKN-T.")  Tho Railway Co. have started lo extend their wii'-n i K0 feet further into  th������ lake. Mr. F. A. Tit!-bach, who has  taken up his qnailers at the Madden  IIoiJse7 jsjn fjiarge of ;i gajrg of men  and the work is progressing pretty welly  This is the first work done this season;  Mr. D. McGillivray, managing director, and" Mr. Wm. Daly, superintendent, left here, on Tuesday morning to  look over the grade and see whether  the snow will still interfere with the  wor-k. If not, track-laying will begin  immediately aiuLquite a number of  men will be put to work.  The town", although quiet at present,  is rapidly assuming its last summer  airs, and" promises to be a busy centre  in tlie very near future. All the hotels  aro pietty well filled up.  The scenery here is something grand  at present. 'Everything is fast becoming green ; pretty little-row boats are  sporting on the lake with the sliow-  clad mountains only a, few miles in tlie  distance.  The Lytton left here Wednesday  morning "with scow for the alleged purpose of "bringing down another engine  for the N. & S. Ry.  Supt. Daly left on the Columbia on  Tuesday for Robson, to make arrangements for'bringing up tbe locomotive  housed at that point.  Tho, N. & S. railway material lying  at Revelstokc will all be brought down  at once. There will also be about 130 fiat  cars, box and passenger . cars sent  down, and probably another engine.  It is not believed 'that the branch  road into New Denver will be made  just yet, but'there wiU'be a station on  the main line where tho junction will  eventually be. ������*  > Chief Engineer Osier, of the N. & S.  Ry��������� who has been visiting his home at  Kingston, Out., during the past three-  months, arrived back last week.  Alen are at work grading land near  the office for shunting yard and roundhouse.  The Twenty-Fourth at Nakusp.  The citizensv of Nakusp intend to  hrtve the biggest of big things in the  matter of-a celebration cm her Majesty's  Birthday. They intend to outdo anything yet. attempted in West Kootenay  and kindly invite the people of Revelstoke to participate iu their gala day.  Four hundred dollars will bo offered as  prizes for horso and mule races, aquatic  and athletic sports, and a large pavilion  will be erected for dancing. Tire Lytton  v/il  leave  Revelstokc hL hall-past  'six in the morning for Nakusp," leaving  for Revelstoke the next morning at 5  o'clock. But we had hoped 4he fare  would not have exceeded,$2.00. More  particulars next week. (,  . ���������������   Sale of Work and Entertainment.  The sale of work in the Presbyterian  church yesterday afternoon realised  the sum of $55. In the evening Mr. J.  M. Kellie occupied the chair and gave  'a short address on the objects of the  sale. A good program was presented,  after whrch trie articles left, unsold������  for the afternoon wore disposed of at  auction, Mr. H.-- A. Brown acting as  auctioneer. Those who took part in  the programme were Mrs. II. A. Brown,  Misses Boyd and Adair, Messrs. ,G.  Barber, L. A. Fretz and Rev. C. T.  Baylis. Refreshments were served at  the conclusion and the chairman extended an invitation to all present,  ladies and gentlemen, to attend the  political meeting in Peterson's llall tonight.  BLACKSMITT-I Wanted.   Willing to  do other work.���������Apply to Joseph  Genelle, Tappen Siding.  LAWN TENNIS.  rrtfiE ExcELsroii tennis club  X    Ground being now ready, intending members can join by applying to  J. D. SIBBALD,  Wer'y pro tetn.  Full line of Ladies' & Gentlemen's  BOOTS  & SHOES  H. M. COMER'S. ���������  S. BICKE&TOjST,  BOOT AND SHOEMAKER  KEPAUUNG WHILE YOU WAIT,  "il  -������  tt  Ir, f  'A o  '  ' *  j-^i.*1  -\!>  *>:  ���������i   ������  1'J  M  -PAGE -i.  - THE'.KOOTENAY MAIL  0  THINGS SAID AND DONE ABOUT  '    , TOWN. ",    "     "  [BY   DlOGENKS.-] *  , One of our merchants seems to have  acted on the suggestion I threw out the  other day about laying down new side-  'v.'alks'and has just completed a "passable footpath in front of his premises,  about 100 feet long by 8 feet wide. The  'worst spot on Front street for mud,  slush  and   pedestrians���������although   the  ^quagmire has recently been lessened  jhy a load, or two of gravel���������is that spot  fronting the old Wright building and  the butcher shop.  ..... ,  i '      t. *  I am given to understand that there  will be a'.big kick auent the $8,000 for  .the Big Bend. The delegates came back  from Victoria with the Government's  Tpromise that $16,000 should be appropriated exclusively for the two wagon  roads���������to Trout Lake and Steamboat1  Canyon.    .Of   course,   this was   little  ^enough' for'constructing nineteen miles  of good wagon road, and things would  liavo to be drawii pretty fine to make  .the money do it.   But it is now stated  'that the $10,000 has to cover the ex-  "   pense of all the work to be done on  roads and trails in the Big Bend and  Lardeau during the whole of next'-year,  "and the programme now reads : $S,000  for Lardeau wagon road and trails; and  $8,000 for, Revelstoke  and'' Big Bend  'rocuis'and trails. Those who profess  to know anything about the Big Bend  .trail say that it will take $2,000 to put  it in passable condition above Steamboat Canyon.   This would leave $6,000  '     only for the wagon road and nothing  'at all for the town itself.  ' *        t       *  ' "**('! '  -Precisely tho same conditions apply  .to the Lardeau road. All work on  ...trails and hridges in the Lardeau will  have to be paid for out of .the $8,000  appropriated for the wagon' road, so  that if the road is to be constructed at  ,all���������aud $8,000 is not enough to build a  good road���������no other work on trails or  ^.bridges can be attempted in the Lar-  ��������� 'deau.this year. Consequently the delegates have good grounds for saying  that the Government..has^broken faith  "ivrth'them. Ihave an idea, however,  that tho provincial exchequer is in an'  pxfcremoly low condition, and that the  7 appropriations already made for various  jvoyIw throughout the province are. very  much 'more than' the Government can  afford. But as there is a general elec-  'tiou qlose at hand something heroic had  to'be done to stave off'mortification, if  not actual defeat, at5the polls. As it is  the Government seems, to be floating  ���������between Scylla and Charybdis."  ' I ...   '  1 *  Q , *���������#'���������!  6 I have been asked ever1 so many times  , Jately who ,the Opposition candidate is  to be.' I am not able to enlighten the  .public on that* matter, although I am  1 able to mention a "probable." Only  two names have so far been suggested  "as standard -bearers for the Opposition  cause in the North Riding���������Mr. D. A.  cv McDougaldi of Nakusp, whose candi-  d-t*:xu-e was never seriously contemplated, even by that gentleman himself,  and Mr. W. M. Brown, of Revelstoke,  .who is still on the fence and is just as  likely lo"git off" on the Government  side as on the Opposition. My " probable "is 'Mr. J. "Vv. Haskins, who, in the  event of Mr. Brown declining to stand,  will endeavor to capture the seat for  the Opposition. With Messrs. Kellie  and Bxrvvson splitting the Government  "vote J. W. might do the trick and come  out a winner, but I wouldn't like to bet  on it.  The natural terminus of the wagon  road about tobe censtructedfrom  Arrow .'Lake to Trout Lake City,  thereby tapping* the famous Lardeau mining" district.  BUY EVA-NSPORT LOTS, because they are for sale at such  moderate prices that wheiT'the rise in their value (which must  come) takes place, the profit on your investment will be pro-  '   portionately great. <  BUY NOW,.!because it is not intended to offer these Lots at  their present low price for long, and, you may as well benefit  by the rise in prices. - "  I^ots from $25 to $100.    <     '     \  *>  <*  WILL BE BACK  AY   I2th,   1894  ELKBE   <Sc  BXiXiS,  POST-OFFICE STORE.  Furnishings,  * '"Stationery,"  Patent M  And TOILET ARTICLES of every deseriptioo.  Specialty  SHIRTS and SHOES.  O  O 'O o o o o o  o o o o o  o o  D.V.  W.P.  " T.  ,     NOTARY' PUBLIC   -   -   REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Com-  ' ���������������' '��������� mission Agent.    ',-.  a ' *  1 I ' L_  FIRE,\lFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  ' .  i   '  Representative of,the Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.  <��������� ��������� :o: : ���������     ������  ���������   AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWING TOWNSITES;  TROUT LAKE CITY, EVANSPORT, KASLO CITY AND NAKUSP.  1  RE VEX.STOKR.".  oooooooooo o oo oooooooooooo  TY.  Just received, from Standard-Oil Oo., one parload';  EOCENE ILLUMINATING OIL.  This oil is the best in the market.   Special prices for ten-case lots.  ial r  ii.  St  One Carload of -Asheroft Potatoes,  *6  <21 ^  ���������u������afia������^FISH AND OYSTERS IN SEASON..  The Revelstoke  Mr. Howson nnnouncess hinj-self as an  Indepondont, but; his followers ��������� or  some of them���������say he is a. "straight"  'Government man. Not but what I  believe a man, as well as a newspaper-,  "curi be independent of parly and act  according lo the' dictates of his own  conscience, but I would caution Mr.  Ho\yson against making a profession.  of independence now and recanting it  later on. Where arc the Independents  who were elected in 1S90? All, all are  to-day full-fledged "Ins" or "Outs,"  \ipd I am afraid that Mr. Howson, as  in' Independent irr lhe House, would  feel so cold and 'lonely that he would  be glad to warm himself in the blaze of  Government munificence or the heat of  Opposition invective.  "They all do it."  I have been informed by a man who  ri'--*.-? he knows whereof he speaks that  Mr. Kellie was induced by the Government to give his vote in favor of the  Parliamentary Buildings Bill by the  > promise of a good, fat Government job.  If this be true Mr. Kellie Iiah been  duped, as the fact of his being a candidate for re-election shows that he did  not get the "fat job," and such being  the case he would-be little likely to be  caught by mere chaff again. If my informant is not merely repeating an idle  rumor he will' have courage enough to  qiic-fefJon Mr. Kellie on this matter at  '.the meeting in Peteraon's JT(ilI Saturday night, otherwise I for- one shall refuse tx> believe that it is anything more  than an electioneering yam got up by  Mr. Keltic's opponents, and in all fair-  ne"ss'I-Tniis������ say lhat the s.iid informant  is a close friend 'to one of tho other  candidates.   On the face of it it seems  very  unlikely   that   tbe   Government  ���������would take Mich a bold step as lo bribe  a private member and then (to make  matters worse)"fail to'make good their  promise.     If true let   the charge   be  substantiated ; if a lie let it be nailed.  #  ������ *  What is this I hear about boodling  by certain foremen of work gangs not  a hundred miles ruray? Some Italians  in town haye staled that they have  Leon reo.nested to fork out .<���������;,-' ;m the  price for gelling a job under s.iid lore-  men. 1 must lake my l.intfrn ,inrl li.i/vc  a look ������nto llm.       ' DiOMJM.y.  ONE CARLOAD DRY GOODS     .-  * J ��������� ^ i i * (* ���������, **  ONE CARLOAD BOOTS & SHOES  BREAD  CAKES  PASTRY  E!ill!l!;i!SgEI!ilIii;!lgaii:i!!!!IEffii!i!l!l!'IESa::il!!lliiHa!li  Delivered Daily to any part of tira City.   :o:���������'������������������  Wedding Cake to order.  Caterers for Suppers, Balls, etc.  ���������:o:   LEWIS BROS, THE STATION.  :cessor  >���������->.������ -fr'i'** nsW***.' .-i^*--;, S..-N'*'-. s^m&^^tjr&'t  mmax  THE WESTERN MILLING COX (LTD.)  EETELSTOKE   SIRf-A-ZD-TOIH:..  FLOUR  SHORTS  BRAN  OATS  FEED WHI  HAY  DEALER IN  ROLLED OATS  CORN MEAL  BACON  BUTTER  ���������AT    EGOS  POTATOES  FRUITS, and VEGETABLES of all kinds.  \*'^'.--*i������  -f*-v...     .,-  .2"  ^^^^t^/^'j^^tif^i^-^i  UST go ahead! - -  El  C  OF ALL  YOUR CUSTOM SOLICITED.  Agent for���������Watcroua "Engrlnc Company.  Speight Wagon Company  If you want-to reach the People in the North  Riding of West Kootenay  ADYEBTISE      11ST  OOTENAY  The  +1+  ���������i*  AIL  (J  OB P  )ll  WE   OO  urn ii  AND AT   HONEST  PRICES.  3  PS"  any  r-GLASS STYLE  BECAUSE it is the metropolis of a district whose  mines, besides being- fabulously rich in Silver,  carry a larger percentage of GOLD than any  silver-lead mines on the American continent.  BECAUSE nearly all the mines are within a 12-mile  radius of the townsite, and-the routes to them all  converge in Trout Lake City.  BECAUSE during- last "winter several of the Lardeau  mines were being- steadily developed in spite of  the slump in silver, and larg-e quantities of GOLD  were taken out of Lardeau Creek within the limits  of the townsite.  Price of Lots--Corners, $150;   Insides, $100.  A I'PLY TO H. ASHBY & Go., Kaslo, or  r  ���������������  '-li  ���������   '-I  !{1  A


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