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 ���������M-m w  t{**. MAV SO m   X))  ��������� ��������� dr���������������-.-1- =���������~^y  X*&YKs  # v-v  IT  **S-?3?  /������������ .is? .ta  ^/f^/ %^ JW/W<������  n  '&  Vol. 1.���������No. 6.  REVELSTOKE, WEST ICOOTEjSTAY. B..C., MAY 19. 189J,  $'2.00 a Tear:  *"> -  4  V  <���������*'  To Miners and Prospectors.  It is our desire to have lhe Majt. knoiwi far  and wde as a icli.ible A 1 mining i>,ipe*\ To  lhis end *.*,c ,isk the help of all-jnospeclors and  mining men \* ho hate Un- niK-icst of the jSToith  Hiding of AVe&t Kootciiay at heart H is in  yoin power lo Ri*. u us "cry material help bv  .sending in sciap- of lni'iin!*: news vhieh would  otherwise icniain imjnihliilicd E\eij item, no  maltei how tnvial it nmy appear lo you, *,>ill be  aeceplable. If jou Iia\e no pen, wnte with a  pencil; if no paper, jiibL hoi* it down on a piece  1 of biich bark. If you arc out of stamps send it  all the same, we'll .ill'-nd to thai. Xe\erniind  Ki-auittiaticalcompoaUiims flowing laiiRungu, 01  eleprant handwriting, just, send us Llio facts;  w e'll do the rest. Ave ask only one thing: Do  not exaggerate. , '  Kootenay Lodg-e  *-./-,,������. -     No. 15 A.F.& A: M.  *~# Tlie regular meetings  aie held m the Mas-  oiiicTeuiple.Bourne'a  Hall, on the thud  >lond.i\ in each  at 8 p. in.  Visiting broth ron  coidially welcomed.  C. If. TEJIPLI!. Snc'.i'.r.vnY.  r A. H.  HOLDICH;  OF SY/ANSEA AND W.GAN, '  Analytical Chomls-t and Assayei*,  REVELSTOKE, 5. C.   t ; <__  -  W. A. JOWETT, ���������  MmiNG'AND "REAL EST ATS BJtOKEK.  NELSON, B. C.  1 -    ,  ^x    '���������  Lardeau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.  '^MEALS A? ALL HOUSS"^-  t - AT '  C O LOTTO'S-^uw���������-  -RESTAURANT.  -     , S. BICKSRTON, /     '  BOQT AND;SHOEMAKER  - BEVEiSTOKE. B.C. .    -  ���������   :o--���������      ������������������  ; ,REPAIRINGrWHILE YOU WAIT.  ', GUY'BARBER,  WATCEMASS3 A^TU JUWEJCXiHIt.     <  ���������    ��������� M:~  ���������    *  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  * \ \ r  1 REVELSTOKE, E. C. '(">  ,      " BUIllDER.  Will figure on all kinds of  Bin tilings; all kinds of "House,  Store and- Office Furniture repaired or made to order; all  kinds of Slwpivork in my line  neatly aud promptly execzited by  skilled and experienced hand.  GEORGE LAFORSKE'S PACK-TRAIN  ���������   will leave Revelstoke  'FOIl    ~ -  BIG  BEND  EVERY WEDNESDAY.  ��������� FURNITURE,  'Boors, Sashes & B  .   R. HOWSON,  KEVEiSTOKIl  lUUMi  J  COFPCNS  GAJL-SitlED  1IST  STOCiv.  .1G--.M   1 OU SI.N'GKK SiIWlVO MAOIIINrS.  General Blacksmith.  GEORGE    TERRYBERRY,  0" ���������    REVELvSTOKE, P-.C.  Repairs to Wagons, &.c.  Shoeing ;i Specialty.  - GENERAL NEWS.     *      '  A nirfn' named "Jolin Christie ".v.is  killed <jn the C.P.R. ue.-ir Hope station  la-si; week. ITe wns stealing a ride,'  and fell off u, freii-ht ti.iiu.o JJotli 'his  legs were cut off by the wheels, and  death . was instantaneous. - Chrintic  was - a native of Ireland, 23 years of  age, and a sailor. He hud been working up,tlie line, aiid^w-u- making his  way back to the coast. ,  A lecent visit to the D.irccy' Island  lazaretto reveals tlie death of another  of the lepers. r He died a few weeks  ago and the lemaias were interred  alongside the grave of the other-im-  fortiui.ites who-ie life terminated under  similar circumstances. Only iwo of  the'little colony, which nownumbeis  six, are able to work, and their industry i.s creditable, for they have under  culti\ ation ;',, plot of land.,which -would  be the bn-i v of almost any of the local  garde'iers. , *  A ?������l.initoba paper in discussing the  dismissal df men from the Winnipeg  C.P.R. -shops says : The citizens view  the ease with alarm and regiet, and  many expiess the opinion that if .Mr.  Van Ho.-ne would reduce his ^salary,  which is said to be $-50,000 jjcr mpnlh,  by one '.'alt', all those men might be  kopbo'i.*,* ' ,  '  i ii ^Tessi s.i Dav.son and f.McEvery will  do geological survey work in Biitish  Columbia this "year. Mv. McConnell  comes to iCoutonay di.strict.  XV.tH. .MoClitlbid, lately from New  Ze.-ihiiKi, was drowned in the Salmon  river, neai Port Shepp.ud, B.C., last  week. ,   .    i  The type-setting onachines taken to  Sydney from Vancouver liy the War-  rinioo a short time ago ai e being ^tlireat-  ened with destruction by the printeis  of that city, as thoy will throw a larj^o  number oi comjiositors out of employment.   , '  ' Gen.'.?iimL. "Whyto, of "Winnipeg,says  the new unio-table on the C.P.R. will  not come into opciation before the end  of June.        l   '  /l'lieie is great excitement at the  Coolgaruie, Australia, gold fields-and n.  big migration to the mines, fmmenso  nuggets 'are unearthed almost daily.-  The last one t.ikcn from, the place  known as ,''deep ground" weighs *92  ounces.- in spite ot their being charged exhoibii.uit iate& for the letam  passage 110 .settlers have returned  home to join tho'rush to tlie "W\along  ar.d Coolg.udic gold fields.      ' ,  Forty Canadian families from Now  England have arrived in Montieal on  their way to���������the JSTorthwest.  Now is the'time for a tiip to the old  countiy. The steerage fare from "Now  Yoi-k to Liverpool has been reduced to  ������18.00        l  Sharon, ������������������- little village three or four  miles fiom Newmarket, Ontario, has  had a poisoning case being tried befoie  tlie comb of assi/c-s The' trial lasted  ten days and the jury found a -\erdict  of guilty against Mrs. Lottie Evans  and George Osman. They were'charged with conspiracy to poison Walter  [<!vans, a Sharon hotelkeepor, and hus-  1) ind of the female prisoner. Charles  Pr>.(c..charged with being an accomplice,  "LITTLE JACK" KIRICUP.  The Ala'viloba Liberal publishes tlie  following bit of new-., which verifies  the old adage, ������������������one1 must go av.-.iy  froni home to get information." Mr.  Kirkup v.as. a provincial police constable, which would in itself exclude  him fiom being a '���������stipendiary magistrate, etc.":��������� i   '      '  ".MY. Jolm ]\irkup the tiny representative of the British Oolumbia Government, as'gold commissioner,, .stipendiary -magistrate, etc., at llevelstoke,  li. (.!., is in toun v.ith ili.s. ICiikup on  their way io Ottawa. Ont. Idi: Jvirkup  stands about six I'eet iour inches in hit-  shoes, and is as fine a specimen of stalwart manhood as even Canada can produce."'    , ^  "For fourteen or fifteen years he was  on police duty in the mountains, during all the croublous days ol railway  construction on the O. P. R., and lie  was a terror to evil-doors. lie never  us-eel a revoh er and only once a billy,  and the first experience v ith the latter  was so dangerous to the man upon  whom it wasoised that its use was discontinued, and after that Jack trusted  entirely to natuie's weapons-."       ./���������  "He had a playful habit of picking  up the ordinary |b.id man'aud carrying him off lo the police station on Ji'is  back, but in many ca-es he dispensed  justice with an open hand right at the  time. Jack's open hand justice, had a  wonderfully sobering ellect upon the  tecipient of it. When the bad man  was heavily armed aud showed fight.  Her Majesty's law had to be vindicated  by tho almost immediate pulverization  of the rebel against it."    ��������� ,      f-  -���������This handsome curly-headed, her-<  eulean limb of the law is known all  thiough British Oolumbia as an absolutely tearless man who does not know  the taste of liquor or tobacco, but who  never intoi feres with other people's  right ���������*."���������  Mr. J. M. KELLIE, M.P.P.  BEFORE HIS CONSTITUENTS.  cOCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  ROYAL MAIL LINES.  CHEAPEST route to the OLD COUNTIIY.  i'ropo-iC'l Sailings from JVlonticiii.  .\-LLAN  U.VK.  P\r.isr .s-       ...       Miiv 10  -MoMior.rAM           .- ''   U)  Kl7MlDI.\N ,,JllIIU   2  DOJUNION* l.I.VK.  Oi-i:co.s- ,,    ..    Mil}* I!)  Saicnia      ,      "    26  LAI!li,MK-K JllllU   2  BEAVKlt LIKE.  Laici: Sen-urou M.i)*S3  Laki: ���������\Vinn-h,i:o     "   30  Laici: IIukok  June (5  Cabin S15, ?o0, SCO. t.70, SnOund upwards.  - IiitcnncdiAtc &i0, .S^cu'.li;c JJ0.  Passcn^ciii tickotud tlnouf-h lo all paits, ot  Gi cat Britain and li eland, and ut speciallj low  i,itc-j to nil paith of the Eiu-opL-an continent.  Apply to nearest sU-anis hip or rail u ay aj^cnt.to  I. T. BREWS-TEH, Agent, Itovolstoko,  or to HOHiaii' Kuuk, Gen. I'liS'-un-joi- Agent,  Winnipeg.  was discharged.    Sentence on the two  .���������uilty ones w.as deferred.  Trail Cieek lias commenced the season  in a most satisfactory manner;" everything^ looks blight foi .i busy sunirner.  Ore irom tlie 0 K. mine went $175 in  gold, and from Lo Hoi $51 in gold to  the ton. The shaft in. the fatter is  down 200 feet and still dry.  An embarrassing incident happened  to a young lady in 2sci&oii the other  morning. "While on a" sight-seeing  tour she found a horseshoe,-and. m order that she might try what her luck  might be, siie laid it under her pillow  with her stoi e teeth upon retiring for  tlio night. Arising in a huriy on  following morning she grabbed  horseshoe instead of her teeth and  justed it in her mouth, and wore it  several houis before she discovered her  eiror.      -  -   THE STRIKE AT LE ROI MINE-           '        'I  No Concessions were made or Demanded.    t   *  Colonel Peyton iias returned to Spokane from Trail creek and says thu  telegrams irom Boundury about a settlement of the strike on Le Tioi mine  aivi emmedup.' '\  '���������The miners quit work in a   bodv  without any noise or demonstration/*'  he said, " simply claiming that in their  opinion   the   miners' Uvap.es   in-Trail  Oivck should be established at $3.."j0 pel-  day, and that Le Hoi*1 company ought  "to set the pace.    11 they made auy uii.s-  ta!:o��������� it was '-imply an  eiror m'judg-  nieut, as nothing,-was done to annoy or  embarras the"company.   The  men''accepted their   pay   without   comment.  Ko   concessions   we're    demanded \oi  ������,iven.    Other men were ready and anxious to_ gro  to, woik  at fcho'old sf.'Ue,  aud the company is fully .supplied with  miners.   My on'lv��������� regret*'is  that,   the  company is not able to furnish employment for the scores ot good miners who  are applying to it ior work.    It is true  that Le Roi  company,, has  extracted  and .shipped enough (ne this spring   to  pay for the winter's work and leave  a  small profit.   This is taken as sufHciont  reason why the, company should advance wages, but the men who assume  to  believe our company should be so  liberal   in   disbursing    its* ������uuds   lose  sight oi tlie fact that Le Itoi stockholders expended $50,000 in making a mine  ot this property, and that Lhe prospect  ci dividends is a future possibility, not  an  assured, fact.   Th������ company   paid  !}>8.."J0 to  $J   phi- day  td their 'miners  when itswas often a severe struggle to  raise ihe nece.isa.ry funds to meet the  pay-rolls maturing .every month, and  the-cut in w.iges was made at a time  when ecoiioniy was absolutely necessary in  order  ro continue tlio work.  Considering the  hard  times and   the  great number of idle men seeking employment, our* c'linpaiiy still  believes  that {j>3 per day is good pay."  ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING IN REVELSTOKE.    b  Mr. J.'M. Kellie, M.P.P., addressed  a large meeting of citizens in Peier-  son's'Hall last Saturday, when theie  wore between 300 and J00 present, including 13 ladies, which was the first  lime in the history of the to-vn that  the usual pnndei outness and sombre-  ncss attaching to a political meeting  was brightened by the presence of the  fair sex.  3ht. Kellik said he was very pleased  to see so many present to hr-ar him  give an account oJ his stowaidship - he  was pai-ticularlv pleased lo-.ee so many  ladies there, as it was the fhwt p6htic.il  meeting in Eevelstoke^at which they  had been pi esent. lie then asked ]\Ir.  Fraser to take tlie chair.  Ma. Fraseh said he would a-,!: the  speakers to confine themselves to tlie  subjects under discussion aat the time  thoy were speaking and also to retrain  from personalities. *      ',  !Mr. Frank Wblls was, on motion  of Mn. H. J. Boubne, seconded by Mrt.  If. A'. Uhown, asked to act as scci etary.  Mn. Kiz2t,T'B said it gave him a great  deal of satisfaction to give an account  of what he had done, both in the Legislature and out of it. Ife wished to  touch ihstupon a few reports and insinuations leg.trdingTiimseli, namely,  the Parliament Buildings question, tlie  O.P.li. support, and the Lai dean town-  site and wharf. If any one could come-  forward and substantiate the charges  he would throw up politics for ever.  He then took his seat and in doing,<*o  asked the parties who were c irculating  these ropoi ts to come foi w ard and substantiate them., , i  Jin. vy.ii. Thtowx said he had under-  'stood no personalities were to bo in-  dulged.in, he thought it altogether un-  necessary"!o have such pioueedin'-.s. ���������  The CiiAiit-iiAN : 1 don't ike it"lo be  personalities. 1 think Mr. Kellie, as  the representative for "West Ivoolenay,  ha-, a perlect tight to clear himself.aiid  it anyone can substantiate these ch iryes  let hin^suind up. '  -> Jlu. J-Iiiir.Lii:, continuing said that as  no one h *d coine forw.ud to subsl.mti-  ate tho l narge's ho would assume that  there was no one in a position to do so,  and thi* charges to be without ground,  briefiy touched upon the  i   the   province.  .md-.ni  He  the  financial  Thi.mce slu-et t-liov, od debt for  'Llis iii-kme lulid .ind a* ^eis  ' ' Kct dolit .   -  Tho reveuue of the  I'OVIllt." si  l.JJ.-i.JU  S2,129,17S  .ice isSi.;  i eh year  2'Vi.   .Since .iulv  the  tiie  ad-  MM^\^X  St earner \aiT������6 W  TOWN WHARF, REVELSTOKE,  Tuesdays snd Satiii'iiays nt 7 a.;  Hall's   Landing,   Thornton's   Landing,  Hot Spnnys an 1  Ndkusp.  Tho Contest in the North Riding-of Yale.  Hugh MeCutcheon the Opposition  Candidate.  It is stated in Kamloops that the  Opposition have a strong candidate in  the field in the person of Ivir. .J. T  Edwards, the well known rancher on  the North Thompson. It is also stated that the defeat of Mr. George Martin, M.P.P., should ho be put up again,  is assured. The party is well otganLacd,  and the nomination of II r Edwards  was unanimous. Reports arc coming  in fiom the other two tidings and it is  claimed that Yale will lefcurn thice  Opposition members, at the approaching elections.  Ka.um-.oj-s, May 11.��������� Mr. J. T. Ed-  waids, who wa- announced as an Independent candidate for the JN"oith Riding, has withdrawn in favor of Mr.  Hugh MeCiitchcun, who conies out in  straight opposition lo the Davie ad-  niiiiistralion. Mi. ]\IeCutcheoii is ..s-  suied of stic-nt; stippoit. His speech  ;it yalurday's meeting has .-.rousrd  gnut cnthus-iiisni and .in iiiiauinions  di'siio that L(-> pennii himself tc b>  placed in noiniii :ti-ui. -- A'wit Ai-t-  it.r(it)i.r.  MINNEAPOLIS FUR TRADE.  Jas. McMillan & Co. of Minneapolis  write as follows :���������  Pjsau Rth,���������.Receipts have continued  large, although from the surroiuuling  states they aro deer.easing,' except ot  spring muskr.it; but what keepi up the  receipt** are the winter-caught iur������  which come iu from tlie inter.ior. Tliere  winter-eaughb furs average high iu  quality and we want to buy all we can  oithehifit the present market value,  v. hich is depressed even for the kinds  of furs which are in best demand. The  furs coming in from the .surrounding  states are commencing to run vc; y poor  in quality, except the water animal1-,  viz.: heavei, niuskr.it and otter. T.v*  other kinds are coming in shedding,  rubbed aud faded, and as the season  advances they i\ill become still poorer;  but we buy"iuis the year round, and  any shipper to us can depend uponget-  <;ng full value, no matter whether they  grade good or poor; but we advise  trappers not to continue trapping too  late in the season, even lor the water  animals. Shedding furs can readily bo  told by holding them \i\\ and looking  through them towards the light Irom  1 ho fur side. Where they are a very  little damaged by being shedding,  rubbed or faded thev will pasr, as No.  2's, but where badly damaged thev  grade No. 3 and 1. Spring mink aie all  pale or red in color and shippers must  not expect high prices for them, because lor oven the best mink theie is  nob much demand. The bear that are  caught-when they first come out of  of their dens in the spring before they  commence to shed aie full-furred and  are the best of any time ol tho year,  and we want to get all wo can of such  skins, as wa tan place (heiu with on*-  trade. We still think that turs will  rule lower as the season advances, even  for the beCt lots, and advise piompt  shipments.  had doubled; theamountsior <  wei e su5a7,:5S.>, sSof-P.-Ja:"  2JS, $1,020,002, !j,l,0J2  l������t, iyS7vtbe (-Jovornnront had built 110  schoolhoiT-es :>t a co'st of $17*1. l4l; 10  jails and 7 lockup's, costing *jj2ti,0S.j; 12  'courthouses. ^ii-)(),0c)2; survevod CiOo,-  000 acres of land, .-JiSi.-JSl ��������� 120(5 mile, of  i cwds S00 milt--, of trails, GOO bridges and  5,000 miles of old loads and budge**  kept in repair, at a cost of $l,,oSJ,0S.-i.  He did not,claim credit ior getting  all the appropriations, as some' would  have come anyway, but he had got as  large a share in proportion as any oi her  member. The only time he asked anything from the O.l*. It. was in connection  with the Trout Lake load'and in le-  g.ird to a car to contain mineral exhibits for the Toronto Fair, as shown  in a telegram  lie im.-r\lowed a railway contractor  ,in Heal lie, who, upon InvriTig the dis-  criptiou oi the country, was convinced  that there was no steal lricde by contractors who jj-ot $25,000 per mile as no  railway in O-cgnii or Washington \ias  ever built for a piniiku- sum. 'The probability ,was that tho promoter:, would  be barely in pocket, iie (Mi. Kellie)  then showed how tiie bonds ror the N.  c-c H. load h.id vhUm.313' so'd at pai-.  Tlie expense for getting chai lers for  railway'companies was about 7, S, 12,  or- 15 hundred dollars owing to 'the  action oi the legal iintenuty. lie  thought the lawyer- should not' be the  ones lobe bene'filed every time. Ifr*  brought in a bill .seier.il times to facilitate "etting ch-uti'is. The bill was opposed by tlie Government aud the legal  member'*-. On a vote 15 to 15 the  speaker cast the vote against him and  the bill was defeated.  --  Another matter was the Slocan Lake  reserve. Two year-, ago a number of  mineisjgot into the .Slocan', and a Hrge  number- thought some place around  Slocan hake '"would be a townsite.  They located and built huts, but the  Goi eminent (.-me along and informed  them that tiietO was a reserve on that  laud, lie thought there was ;> principle  at stake., The Government hud given  people a right to take up land it they  observed cei tarn regulations, which  the-se men hadtai ricd out. He m/ide im  his mind to rectify that niisiake if possible. Me went to the lion. .1. Itobson.  who told him he was making a mistake  in trying to help the local or,, as lie  ([Ion. .1. Itobson) ,thought they were  speculator... A second ti.no the Premier refused, and he (old him thai hc^  (Mr. JCelbe) would trv and get the reT  s-f-rve lilted by th-vHoase. When the  .speech Mas made at the1 opening of  Parliament be was the firt-t'inan, to  speak. 11a persevered in Die duty until he got the, reserve lifted and the  rights of the locators given'back to  tlieni. ,   *  After paying a fiibufe to the sterling  qualities oJ the late Premier, Mr. Kellie  went on : At the next session Mr.  Davie was fie Premier and he (Mr.  Kellie) went to work to got the New  Denver and Wilson (Jieek reserves  lifted, and he thought he had done  good service in getting the major portion of these reserves taken off.  -Tn regard to the ilainl.indandTsland  on the question ol icdistiibution, these  two portions of tho pi ovini e wei,e now  firmly bound ��������� together. ' lie thought  the men who clamored for redistribu-  r, ,   <   Awarded  Highest Honors-���������Y*r  ���������Id's  Fnir  .   i MOST PERFECT  MADE. ,  A pure Grape Cream 'of Tartar Powder.   Freo  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant  40 YEARS,THE STANDARD.    '     '  LCTIS LIKE iriM HERE.  1 A coui.dy editor- commenting on  how a subscribe^ supported his paper,  says ��������� We jjrenonted our bill for- five  year'*' back sub-script ion. The man  looked ama/ed and indignant, and assuming himself that it was "genuine, he  exclaimed, "I've been supportin' this  _yeie paper for niyh onto'five ycais,and  [ nevei had such a thing flung lae-'at  atoie."' He1 not only withdiew his  ,su]-])urt, but failed to pay the bill.���������  North uorl News.  1 > *  WAS HE INNOCENT?  and h'tter from  Air.  Should be more Widely Known.  .-, ---   Abbott (which he read.) - The 0. P. It. he  said was fully alive to the interests of  the district. ITe was not championing  thociuscof the O.P.Tt. He-had nj.it  asked their support and wa������ not going  to do so, and did not know how (hey  were going tovotc.  1 In the yea/lSOO the Tion. John 11 ob-  son asked him to serve on a nuning  commission. When he (M>. Kellie) received the letter he did not think he  could ret use to accept tlie position.  He went down ^o Victoria .tor some  three months, e'.^iTon th.it commission  he thought he'had accomplished a  great deal for the mineral interests oi  ������he Province.  Tho iUniei'al Act was somewhat mixed with regard to tho place.- and other  mines and in legaul tcMhe base and  precious ineials. , At that time only the  precious metals went to the minor. On  his rcpresentiilaon to the Hon. J. Itobson the Act was amended, a-s it would,  indts then slate, block mining.  The Royalty Act meant that when  railways weiet put through countries  large blo.-ks ol land were given to  them,also 5 per eent.of the minerals,,-md  the railway could compel any miner in  the locality to show his books and take  5 per cent, of the proceeds. The Act  was repealed on motion of Hon J. J?ob-  kiii, who said ho did not believe in it  himself, but w.is doing it only on account oi the wishes of the people. Mi.  Robson had acled for tho people because he (Mr-. Kellie) and others had  pressed him to do so.  Lust summer the financial crisis came  ancl people did notin\ est,, lie thought  in the last .session, that it would be a  a good thing to exempt claims fiom  assessment work until duly ],S05. He  spent a number of days lobbying, aud  used his best efforts to benefit, as bethought, the poor man. After flic bill  was put through the house he Lhoiight  over the other side of the ques! ion, as  he b.ad hoard so much about it. Ho  came to the conclusion that the poor  man might be shut out ol work 011  Claims owned by, syndicates and perhaps bc thus in jurcd fin.'iiiciiillv. The  bill \v;is biouglit bai k, and on his own  suggestion the amendment was shuck  oui, a it would iu all probability h ivo  proved injui ions to the minor. Ihit  since then the Attorney-General had  received from Kaslo a petition six I ect  long signed by miner-, and oilier- in  favor of the exemption until July, 1S!)."5.  All wilder charges weie made in the  Ilouse that the Government bad acted  corruptly in regard lo the Nakusp &-  "The publisher of the Port Hope Slocan 1 ailway. The poi -011s in.'king  Guide recenI ly got judgment tor .**5ll.."/J the charges m ere from other p'irls of  again-,!, a (.\u-lph iii.:ii v. ho serjit back the Province, fie did not speak at all,  his peper "refused." Judge Ketchmn but waichod pioceedings, and he  wa . \e*ry severe upon (his *, ecics of 1 Ihoughi ho cert.'inh should h<n*o It-cm  di'-honooty. "be puhiisbci ah-o got I (he watchdog ;-.nd have given the  co-ts. Aft'-r all, hfiiwi', V."-. i.r-Uer fo ������1 irur if th^r had "of en auyihing  iUike (hem Va"-* m arb'aiice.' wrone.  tkui were disiijijiointe'd at tho bill being  so .rood. "'When a fair bill was given  (liey did'not appi'o\e ol it, even under  the cireimisiauoos.       t 0   .  ��������� A number'of people were Avondering  , ivhyi the Re\(*lstoke townsite question  wai. not settled. <,!n 1S02 he,asked for  ���������bi-coiniruttee of the" House and went  into J,he ^-hole question to see if Mr.  Par\\oll had a claim to thejand. It  was evident that the matter must be  set b't-d in the courts, and anyone, else  'was powerless io do'any thing". As yet  Mr. Parwoll had a right to go to the  Privy Council. Itw'asnotiin his ,(Mr.  Kelbe's) power to do anything, and no  blame could be attached to him for the  pre-out unsatisfactory condition of the-,  question.  He had 111 oved ���������'resolutions in the  House to got the Columbia Itiver made  navigable and attended to. Tbe only  benefit ol those resolutions was to support the 'member 111 the Dominion  House when lie spoke on the subject  there. Mr. Kellie then read statements  as (o the finance-, ol (he Province and  its financial Standing in tho money  market as compared with other coun-  ti les. Th'- revenue, ho said, had doub-  'led dining tiie past two years. When  the Provincial Government go to England (o float bonds they got more than  almost .lay other country. 1 le supported (he Davie Government because he  considered Mr Davie to.be an,energetic man who would do u great deal to  open up t'ne lountrv. Ivootonay was  as rich as any p.-,-1 ot the U. S. mining  district?, and il wagon roads, trails,  etc., were made it would soon be seen  that W(st Kootenay would produce  more mineral than ,my other district.  Outside of ihe mineral interests there  were the larmmg districts, which were  veiy piomisi'ie,.' Medic! not think it  would be long)ioIoic "British Columbia  was one of the richest Provinces in  Can ida. 'lhe mineral districts were  alv,a\\s the richest.  For Wost Kood-nay (he appropriations from l&'JI to ISO! for all pin poses  weie IpSi.j.OtX): for roads, streets and  bridges $j:57,0<)0.     ^  In this Province the Government had  to deal with all the outside work direct  from Vict.iri,i, while m other piovmce.s  il. was done bv municipalities-.. Ilew.W  of opinion that he had to deal with  more difficult questions "as mei'nber  than any othei man in the House. Tho  Government always looks to ihe member to inform it on all que--tio.is In  his district. There were alw..ys divisions, and to deal juslly with the different (actions v/.t,,-, difficult. He had had  no end of censure because certain persons in tho ch.-iti-ict weio not employed  on Government work. lie thought  every man should have a fair share of  the work.WvhoUior lie was an old resident or not. lie had tried (o get for  evei v part of the Province a fair* share  ol all appropriations. Hedid not,think  he bad got .$2o lo make .1 road to bio  own claim'out of the .j037,000 spoilt 011  such work in the district.    (Uontiiuititl on pnr/e  -Antonio Lucianio was hanged at  Itegina last week for- the murder at  Gienl'ellin .June last of Givonnia Pel-  er.illn, an Italian scissors grindoi\_J)o-  gidio, also sentenced tuuSwdng l'dFThe  same crime, leceived word of the commutation of his sentence the night before the execution. The condemned  ,man displayed great nerve ou the seal'-,  fold and appeared prepared for death.  "After repeating (lie ijilany after the  priest, Lucianio made a speech in brok-  enJlinglisb as follows : "1 like-every-  body .not to believe what tho papers  said about the crime. I die innocent  like Jesus Christ. lie died lor everybody; T die for my partner, Degidio.  1 made the confession so that both  might not die. We are both innocent."  I am a stranger in a strange country,,  nobody believes nioH)ii/i,Jes~us ; I pray  you'gontlemeu believe nie. Goodbye";  J no kill the man ; nobody believes out  Jesus. 1 leave my wife and two ehild-  'r-en." He then told the hangman he  'was'ready and shortly after- the drop  feii.    -     ;.  METHODIST CONFERENCE.  At" the   annual   conference   of   (he  Methodist Church, held in  Vancouver,  the following wero appointed in Kamloops District: Kamloops���������J. F. 13etts.  Nicola���������.!. .1. Ash ton, B.A., B.D.   Clinton���������P.  C.  L.   Harris,  IJ. A. .Salmon ,  Arni-W.  L.  Hall.     llevelstoke   and,  Donald���������C. A. Piocunier.     .Endorhy���������  "SV. D. Misoner.   Vernon���������J. A. Wood.  Okanagou���������Jas.  Hicks.   Siiiiilkaineeu ���������  ���������E. lii. TLu'divick. " Nelson, one Ui  Ire  sent.   Ainsworth and JCaslo, to he supplied.   Slocan, one to  be sent.   Cariboo, to be supplied.  Rev. Ch.is. Ladner  has heen re-appointed to OhilJiwack.  !  1    ,     ' I  Sale of the7 Noble Five Group Delayed  1' by a Lawsuit.  A con( rolling'interest in tho Noble  Five group oi' mines in the Sine tin  country ������is being negotiated-'wilh an  eastern syndicaie, the price being ic-  poited atj .-8800,000. The ���������'roup is one  of the richest m British Columbia.having already shipped 100 tons oi ore,  which, it i& claimed, yielded lift ounces  of silver and 0s) per cent, lead per ton.  There is 700 feel of tunnel in three divisions already on tho property.,/The  width of the vein i.iries from two and  one-hall to six feet, although in one  place it i^ much wider, as in an uprise  nine I ect of sohdr ore were encountered. "  ' A two-fifths inteiest iu the* claims is  in litigation. Dr. llendryx and Captain lfayw.ud claim an interest with  William and John,Hennessey, nn'der a  gi ub-stuIce contract. The trial will be  held al, Vancoui ei, June 1. I Ion. Tho-  odiire Davie of British Columbia'and  Chester Glass of this ei( y have been retained in the ease.���������Spokane ftevieti:  Til K  BEST AND CHEAPEST ROUTE  'IO   AM>   l"I."M  astern Pei  .an  T'ii(iu,vli /11 ,l('linsSl'-i  SIi(-i-iii."- C'ji'i ',11 SI. i'i.uI,  ���������\\ luiinni t !n.iij;e  ���������ilii J I Vi ,,-rtl Tourist  M'ji-,11 c.i'.oiUToK-nlo  RI.-Vh.LS rCi-CE 1 nVifc. T/-DL.E.  Atl.llll IL.  Ltpi'Cr,, ,lll.1f  ,    If   ifl <1  I'll.  j'noiilii " "        l< I I   "  )('()!    fllll  1 n|>i>h to  rifonr (!l���������*n  l  &  %  PERRY9**'  &wi  fi? W* 'SSf s4I;  SoPu& Kaa  ^0-  ,Aio J'jil \/bnt e\Lr.v ,  1 fov (*r iictilf 1 lie nicr-  j iU Of I'Vl I'} 's **>fo������Is i  j$S,!i-~   Jut 111 ills* lOlllKl.'lllOll U|l-  /Sy    on " liicli l.iJ) lK.cn t-uilt tho  fiXf    lurgLst itc<l l)U>)im.'->n In 1I1C world.  tW    Fct ry's Seed Aunual lor 1894  cuniidns the huni una suljsuinci' of  the hitLitfi-rinlnB hiiowlMli^.-. Froo  for tho OhkfiiB       __  D. M. FERRY & CO.,  Windsor, Ont.  C0PYRIG!  CAW I OliTATN  A   J'ATI-.NT?  ir(.iupt  iH UNI  For a  prompt ansi^or imrt 1111 hoiicbt opinion, write to  at IJNN it Ctf., who h.i\o h.irt Hourly (iftj- j-onrB'  otpciIouco In tlio pntcnt basinc-u.   rommnnioii-  I ���������-.  i.i'r-, riir.c, et<.  ���������l'i'\i- i  A j-ent.  K^iel jlolci  cr.o. ?;  (17 v.  p.i-  -.'nl  1 Oil*,.  tlonsnlrictlyc(-iin<lontlr.l. A llrmlbook of lu-  xonuitlon ronuiralmr I'iiIciMh nurt linw to ob-  tmn tliciueunt dec Alio n enlnlogucof raeehaa-  icn.1 ami n< le:itiflo hmka sonl freo.  I'ltunts uil.cn ihroiii-li Muna & Co. receive  special notIco in tho Srii-nllflc Anicricnii. ma  thus .ire lirontjlir, wi'loly hororoclic publicwlrli-  out C(wt to (ho Inventor. This hii'tntliO 1 -iper.  I������m-P'1-,pcMv, tlP'jniitl'-llliistni'cil.bn.sbTfi.rth'i  lari-cat p rcul'illuu ot anv vcientiliC won. in tho  world.  S.J n ytpr.   ** implp conlps hent rre.*.  Building Udltlon. mon'.lily, ?i 'JOa >par. Plnals  copier, *������.-; cents. nVur/niiintH r contnlns bciiu-  tiin! plates, lu i-oroi.-, .ind pnoto^ianlo of n"vr  liouscj, ������Ith pi ins, enr.bllni; VciIUIitm to ������u.w tJiar  luti st lipj'-.-n-i ������rj sccuro conti jet.-!.   A-ifi ������������������ a*  MTJMN A, CO.. NEW VOKK, .'Sir!  '*'      " (7-.V. a  .. THE KUOTEXAY 31 AIL.  -XEbe Ikoptena? ilftail  SATURDAY, -MAY 19, 3^91.  Tun Xel  7n(  ���������e  is  meddl  i  ���������*-���������  I  It prott*-.*-es to be tlie watchdog foi the  a hole oi "West Kooteri.xV, and for the  whole   j_.roviii.ce   for thab rn.iuei.    ]t  pubhslic* some bunkum on the squandering "ot  $05,000   or   public  money  '   on a iva������on  road   to Uig Bend which  will be ox  no earthly use  \i hen  built.  Even   veie   this   tiue,   the   Tiibuite  ' should, ioi   very   sJiiimes   sake,   have  been tlie one paper in, the distiict to  have held  its peace.    The  chaigo  ol  t bribery, too, coining fiom   such a corrupted  .source,   ii*  rot.    "Why did ,not  the Tribune tiot out this s.uue'ehaige  at   the" tune' when  jiublic money was  being pouied out"like watei  in Nelson  and   vicinity?    Was  the Government  " "bubing Kelson when public nymey was  used m qrading streets, making sewers,  building whai-.es, youitliou.se, hospital,  schoolhouse,  jail,  the Toad  AlouirUnn  wagon road, etc., etc'    The ]3ig Bend  road is needed, and badly needed. Now  that our silver mines aie unprofitable  ,,   we must rn ike the most of  our gold  distiicts.     Big Bend  has several gold  nrines  which are paying hcndsomely,  even under such advei&e circumstances  ���������   as are  entailed by its inaccessibility.  The Tribune  itself prints the following :���������"The   four   men   working   in  ��������� the   Consolation   aie taking out good  pay, the April dividend 'being 81,400.  On Saturday last M r. Lafonne brought  p   down  .-s2,'i00   worth  of  gold dust to  Revelstoke,   and  on   the   trip   before  " $1,100."    There aie gold mines in Big  ���������Bend richer than the Consolation, and  s ,w1uq1i aie not being worked properly  because they cannot get the necessary  "apparatus packed in over such a, terri-  'ble trail.    Capitalists have gone up to  the Bend,'have examined gold properties  and , expressed   the' fullest coriti-  "deuce in   tlie country/but have been  'frightened away by tho enormous expense of getting in even  the lightest  machinery.    Tin's season  others have  come from all parts of  the Dominion  .,,   and   the  States,  and'many more nre  (, "coming, but until a road is built or the  trail put on easier gradients none of  these men will care to invest money in  tiie country.   It matters^little whether  it be ii tirst-class trail  or a  third-class  road as long as supplies  can  be  taken  up at workable rates.    And we know  for certain that the 9 cents per lb the  packer is charging do not allow'lum to  add very much to his banking account.  "We have only ."^8,000 appropriated for  Revelstoke  and   Big  Bend.     Double  " that sum  would  not begin to do tho  work absolutely'necessary at  this end  of the district.   But the tiail can be so  improved-with this $8,000 as to make  the journey feasible in  three  dajs instead of six.    The Tribune's statement  'that  $00,000   would   be   required'   in  makjrig the toad'"is so uttei ly absur d  - lhat it needs no comment.   The money  doled out to the Revelstoke Division  lias been a  mere  pittarrce  compared  with   what  has   been   received   every  year until the "present by the kickers  of Kelson.    Is   the (at present) most  promising industry of the province to  be blocked and perhaps destroyed because that lynx-eyed critic of  Government malfeasance runts  and   tcais its  hair   at the  horrid  faet of the appro-  pi iation (for once) being evenly di*. ided  between  the  two   divisions  of "West  Kootenay, for that's what the Tribunes  screed amounts to *    Had the ������8,000  "bcer-f* appropriated  for   a wagon road  'from  Kelson to  the top of the moun-  ,   tain behind Bogustown swamp it would  be  piping a different  tune, as  can be  pioved by not iciy ancient hi&ioiy.  Tn  conclusion, ne can assure the Tribune  that theie is no necessity foi it to take  its shiit oil' in that manner, as the ap-  piopnation is so 'small that instead of  having a   very  poor wagon  road  the  citizens of the Korth Riding ha-, e de-,  cided on having  a JlrM-ela^ trail, and  .this decision was arrived at long before  our  erudite'   contemporary   (lew  into  -   such a rage over- a matter which does  'not concern it.  Mrs. F. Lyonais and infant returned  to town from Mission on "Monday.  The C.P.R. are making a road to  the freight shed, of which we hope to  give .in account next week.1  ' J. W. Haskins and Sol. Holden of  .Revelstoke, rind Messrs. Dohnage and  Townsend of Toronto, arrived down  from Big Bendyesteiday.. Particulars  rrext week.  By a typographical error last week  persons whose names had been dropped  from the voters' list were informed  that they might make application to  be reinstated up to June '2'2nd. Jt  should have been June 2nd.  The Presbyterian building committee have placed their- order for lumber  for the nev, church with the lievel-  stoko Lumber GY>., and building operations will commence on Tuesday. The  site chosen rs on the east side of the  'old bo.s(-!)all giound.  The steamf-r Arrow, while corning  up on her usual ti ip last, Tuesday,  [struck a snag and knocked a hole m  lioi' bottom. She w.is about a mile  this side of the Green Slide, and had  ro put back to Nakusp for h pairs,being  unable to no against the stream. Her  passengers were landed and walked up.  1 >L_\CK'SMIT!I W������nted. Willing lo  J.) do oilier woik.���������Apply to .Joseph  Oenelle, Tappeti Siding.  " A. McNEIL,  ���������    BARBER SHOP AND EATH ItOOM,  Fiont Street. Revelstoke  Rome men from the Lardeau had  come to him to get =ome moiu-y refunded to them tor work done on a trail. It  seemed that Ihc-ie was a promise by  cei tain persons in Kevelstoke to see  the men paid, lie looked upon the  question in the light that everyone who  had done work on uv ils oi the same  kind would be just as much entitled to  ask for reeonmense. ~^-  He had asked lion. J. Rgbson to  grant $liX>,000 ior- opening trails, etc.,  aed so advance the country 5 yeais  ahead of the time. 3Ir. Kohson at first  told him that he (Mr. Kellie) was cra-<y  lo think of Such a thing, hut he continued to use his influence and the next  vc-ai he got $:-i8,000.  He made an arduous tr ip fiom Arrow  Lake to Tiout Lake to see whether  money for a trail would he well applied  or siniandoivd. -Mi*. Hawkins was .ip-  pointed foreman to build the trad. JVir.  Johnson packed in the supplies. He  (Mr. Kellie) sent a note b> -Mr- Johnson,  asking Mr. Haskins it he could not put  the tiail down on the Hat. Mr. Has-  kins Hew olV the handle, and, to spite  him, put the dad over the mountain.  When Mr*. Haskins sent up for ..supplies  the Government Agent here rei used to  grant them, aud nil*. Haskins wheel to  Mr. Kellie at Victoria. (Mr. Kellie  then read 1 ho telegram and his reply,  which ordered the Government agent  to send supplies.) What he wanted ty  point out was how he aeted,towarcls  the Government' Agent. Mr.( Kirkup  would not send a pound of supplies until he (the speaker) had sent his telegram, and when the men were being  paid Mr. Krrkujj would not pay them  for the time he had kept them waiting  at Trout Lake for supplies. He (Mr.  Kellie) wrote to the Government and  the men were paid every cent coming  to them, about y 127.00 more than would  have heen necessary having to he<yaid  bv the district ov, ing to the unnecessary  delav.  The Gold Commissioner at Nelson  'had refused Lo grant money lor loads  and trails around Kaslo. lie had found  Government Agents had always opposed him in getting roado. It was impossible to avoid trouble about such  questions. He would like to get out of  the trouble about roads and trails and  he onee tried to get a local council appointed in each part tor- such work, but  it avas thrown out, and he thought  afterwards that it might not have  worked.  ��������� Ue then requested any who wished  to ask' questions ov to speak to do so  now, as he himself would ha\ e opportunities of speaking again, And there  were so many questions to take -up that  it would take all night to go over them.  Mir. XV. M. Brow.n-said there was a  meeting held here a short tune ago to  urge noon tlie Government' the necessity of starting work, on the wagon  roads at once. It was said then that  the Government would comply with  their wishes. But nothing had yet  been done in the matter, and he would  like to know what was going to be  done.   (Applause.)  Mn. KiDraau sard th.it a committee of  citizens had gone out Io look over tne  trail. He supposed Mr. J-io*.*- (the superintendent) was doing all he could to  get the work done, lie had asked Mr.  Kos.s to give every man a fan-show,  and the merchants "each their- share of  the supplies. It took time to lay out  tho work, and as the route was cliihcuit  it would be injudicious to push the matter too much. When the delegates  went to Victoria he told them he  thought he could get about }j> 10,000 for  the'noi-th end out o'i the .-tS'Ja.OOO tor the  district, lie had asked ior a public  meeting to ascertain fiom the people  if a tote road to the Big Ucnd would  not do, and keep the balance of tho $8,-  000 for opening up trails farther up.  The road should be built as cheaply as  possible.  Mr-. "W. M. Bkowx : I was led to believe that the explanation given at the  private meeting of citizens last week  about the handling of the government  money-was notatall satisfactory, ancl  .that was what I wanted to be explained. (The Government Agent apparently knew nothing and Mr. Rps& had nol  received instructions to go on with the  work'.  Mr. Kellic said that the Government Agent was- to consult him on the  matter of laying out the money to the  best advantage.' Th.tfc gen*"leinan j-oem-  ed very obliging, and he (Mr. K.) did  not m ish to interfere. The matter was  now in the hands of Mr. Ross to act .as  he thought best.        ,  Mb. Ii. Tapping said he had heard  from one of the men sent ont, to locate  t he road, tha t work had better Itc postponed for a few days longer, a*> the  snow v\ as j et too deep.  M n. Kelli b then explained the -t.ind  he had taken ou the  Public B-iiidings j  Bill.    When he got up in the ho������*e to j  speak, the only man who knew how he i  was going to vote was 3Ir*. Cotton, the j  man on Ins right hand. A fe-u, mimitc?  before he  rose to  speak,  Mr. Cotton  asked  him how he M"d������ going to  vote,  and when he told hnn, Mr. Cotton <i\d :  "Kellie, vou are a fool."  Mr. P.. How-ox obieeted to lhe riian-  nei'in which Mr. K'-lh'e gave his loto  for the Pai lian-ent Buildings Bill. Mr.  Kellie was elected as an Independent  member. Mr. Brown, of New Westminster, consulted hi-s constituents before he voted on that question, but Mr.  Kellie did not. Our country was being  sunk in debt.  Mr. Kin.r.rK sard he would at another time gi ve his reasons for vol ing thus  on the Government Buildings Bill. He  wauled the man who said he was going  logeta good fiifc government job, U)  stand up and piove it,  Mh. Ilowaox : I onlv wish lo lake up  the case of (he man who circulated the  report. Perhaps he i.s not here, but  Mr. Kellie will see him most hkel}- on  thepohlK.il platform. The chairman  has said no personalities would he dealt  in, but what about the poor- prospectors  down rn the lower- country:-' ,'. think  that is a poi-miifility. '  The Cn.irnir v.v called on .Mr. Howson to (online hiirist-lj to the siihiert  in lurid.  Mri. Kkm-.ii! desired that any man  who had anything to say should st.nid  up and s,ty it, ,nid requested the < h.nr-  inari io allow it.  The f'H ui'ir.lN then -/end an item  from the Kootenai/ Mail as tolloii's -.  f li.i\( Ik i n mfoimcri In n r-i.iti ������Sir* -o's ho  knoivs Minn ot h< J|i( il:-( tiiat 'Mr lOIlie ui.-*  IndiK ((I lij th( (mh( iiiiik m to ri\( In-, \(it<-in  fin or of tin Parllniiii nl.ii v Bin 1(1 m','-- T'lll h>  llio pM-nuii (>' u ���������/���������odd, 1 il (<<i\( rnim ur jnli It  tliiri ui t*ni' Mi. KHlii lid i hr i n (li'iKtl, .ia tin  I net of Ins 1>. in,' i ( undid.iU lo' i< -clc turn  ���������jll'-vs Hllll hf  (Jl(l Mill (fl I Llu  "fit mll.'lIM'l -���������!( li  l-uln-*- I lie mihi hu would hr lit lie 111 eh lobe  iiuiKiil bf ni' r' (Ji til .n'/iiii, Tf my infuiinruil  ii not m(i"l\ r* i'L,it i nt? .tn !''!(��������� iiiinoi Ik ���������������������������ill  lm <( r (iili.'KC ( loiii'li lo (|H( Men Mi Id 11 If on  thu in-It r nl fli,'!(ic( tunc in (*i U son ' If.til  -"i I iiiih.\ mtfl.l, tillici s-1- f lo: Oik ���������> iflU kjIh ������c  li-1-ilnv iliil it I-. ,m\ tiling more lii in .'in (.Ii-o-  (ioii(( riii'c Wi'ri not up hy \h KlIIIos oppon-  r nl*-, mid in nil faum'si r must *>i> I hit tin-said  uifor rij.nL I ,i Ho'C fraud of on- if Mi' oiilii*  u-nd cJa't o    On the tnco of it .t sco.n, mj- ua  liWlv that the Govcnune'it would take such a  lic-ld'stc;.! .is to buh( a ���������n.v.-'.e Mci-ilrer and  then (loui.iWcmaltcib noise) fail to m..ke good  tln.ii iiioiuise. If Uue ltt the charge tie sub-  'tiUmtiutcd; if ,i lie Ic L it ho nailed,  31 k. \y. M. JJkoivx --aidlie^licl not  quite understand the chairman's language, lie did not know if he lefeirecl  to him. About four yeais ago he (Mr.  B.) contested West Koolenay against  Mi. Kellie, and he did,nol have an angry word with Mil Kellie through-Jut  the c ontest. lie haid he thought it the  duly oi' eveiy member to consult the  people of the* district on all-inipoitant  questions, and to go through tlie district and find out what was wanted.  The G over mnent was supposed to make  their appropriations accoiding to the  needs ol lhe Province. It had been  said lhat the man to go to the Ilouse  must be a Government supporter, lie  was not of ibac opinion.  Ain.1 Kisr.UK paid he supposed Mr.  Brown referred to the special wan ants!  It had been Mr. Bea\en's idea to issue  fainli wairants. iie quoted the beneiit  v, Incri had accrued ir om it., lie said a  sleipli road had been made into Trout  Lake and a wagon loadw.is promised  later- on. lie bad not bad the none to  ask for a wagon load when ' silver declined. ' (  Mit. XV. M. Urov.-.s': It is getting late  and th'ere is one important, quest ion I  would like to hear about. Theie was  a commissioner merit up Irom Victoria  a short time ago and an inquiry was  held. Why has the result of that inquiry not been made known ?  Mnl Kislue said he presumed Mr*.  Biown referred to the Kirkup investigation. He had had a letter fiom Mr.  Davie to say that Mr-. Kirkup liad asked to he removed to another position,  and it would probably be all arranged  before he (Mr. Kirkup) came back.  jYIr. Broavx : "Why has npt Mr. Davie published his answer so that the  public may know ? I think it only right  that the people should know the result  oi that inquiry. I am not altogether*  satisfied with'Mr. Davie's decision. T  have my suspicions and surmises. I  know there was a resolution sent down  to Victoria, and I think we ought to  ci-ot to the bottom of it. I think Mr.  Davie ought to give his decision public! v, and,! don't think he need go out  of his office to do so. I don't know  why Mr. Davie has given his decision  to .Mr. Kellie only.  Mit. ICul,!-,!]-; sji'i'l be did not see that  it was necessary to have it published  in everv newspaper rn tho Province.  All he (Mr. Kellie) knew was what tho  letter said. , '  The Chairman said if the petition  went through the member, the answer  to it should go through the- member  also. ,  Mk. KrcLi-rc offered to write to Mr.  Davie and ask him to write to any one  in Revelstokc, and state why ho had  acted as he did.   , j  jilt. Brows : That does nob answer  my question. 1 want Mr. Davie to publish ib through the,country. I don't  know if he would lose a few votes in  doing so. CWhy is it necessary to drag  tliic information out of Mr. Kellie ?  Tlie decision should have been rendered jut bin ly. *  Mn. T. fji-wis pointed out that it was  not light to cvpect Mr. iCelli" to be  ansi*. cranio ior what Lhe Government  did. lie had given an .���������.���������.count of wnat  he had done, and that was .ill that,he  could do. ZiLr. Krown and Air. IIomsoii  being public -.pn iteu men should cad  meetings and instinct Mr. Kellie. if  thev weie so anxious to hai e him act  according to their wishes. Tlie policy  which they were pmsuing was simply  one of " shutting the door when tho(  horse was .stolen!    (Laughter.)  The (Juairji vx then read a, largely  signod requisition to Mr. Kellie, as ioi-  lowb : ���������    "'  We. tlie uudciMtjiieib -would ask. jou to allo-w  i,aui-name, to lx bioujjlit bcloie ilii* eh-ctois ol  ilia North Kid'n-jof West, Kootcnny as a e.iu-  (liclute loi pohtiuil honoi-j at the comini; election cotholjCffislatiieAsscmblj of Uie frounce.  W'e take this opi'oitunit} of iussurinj;>oii hoi\  deeply ������������������ our oiloits n. the pust (ci-o-.uicd vsith  sii-Ji a l.n^c mea-Mirc of suct.ps!,) io furtnoi the  lnterestsar.d jnoaiote the iiellaie of Uieclwtricr  niivo been appreciated '  M'e .no conlldait thai lhe siicces-- which has  .atended jour work during the pa.->L four ; ears,  willhUumtito jou to eicii greater elloits in the'  tutine. .  The honc-ty. zeal, and integiitj- whioh lias  charade-wed all J oui' actions both in and out  of session h.ic commended j*ou Lo all ctisseij of  thee ornmunitj.  W'e beK, in uonclusion, to assure you of our  h".irt \ to-[i|icn.U(in.\ ole .-nd interest should j*ou  eo-.nply ������ith our request. <  Mr. K.E1..I.IE thanked tiie ehaiiman  and the othei-s for then- confidence in  hira. and t--aid he would accept the invitation and stood a gam. He was not  the repr<_j.eni.itive of "any particular  section, corporation, class or clique.  T7e had c-nde.ii, ored to the > best of his  ability to iopu-s*.on������j.he people. Ue  mi'<ht have made Tflfunders. [le had  endeavoi-eit io.is--is-u every manpossibler  Mk. R. Tappixo saicl ho was of opinion that Mr. Kellie had repieseuted the  district in a manner conducive to the  interest of the people, lie thought the  C*lo\uj.-iir������ieMt had done well by the  counLry.   (Cheeis.)  Mr. II A. Bnow.N- said that as the  meeting had !���������-solved .Is^U into a nomination meeting h" w.i*- ready fo say he  was tromg tvo aip-rt.i-tMr Kellie, as he  hnd done his (lut) as a man and ,is a  Keiitlein.nl, .md had gr\i*n a 's^ood account of hpnself. He Asl.ed Ihose pte-  .scnt to gi\(* (luce iheei" for Air,  Kelhe.  Ain. XV. M IJi'.oivN olijected lo .Mr*.  Kellie gelling cheei ��������� under the circiini-  starm-s.  .Mil. II A. IJfioWX --.���������iid he asked for  cheers for Mi. Kellie lor ���������.���������'hat he had  done, and nott.is a randidale.  .Mn. O. II. Ar.M..v: 'Hnce cheers for  Tupping! (CoriLimi'-n cheering, which  lasted until the CirAiKM-.i:-.' called for  Older and said be was (onstrained to  a.->k for rnoder'atron for* the sake of the  l.tdies.  The National Anthem w.us then sting  by the whole-1 'ludience standing And  the meeting broke up.)  RILLED Al INDIAN.  Sam Hill sends a bullet through the  heart of " Cultus Jim."'  *i  The Columbia Itiwraiid its Lnbut.ir  riesh.ivc for general ion" p ist Ineii tbe  lmntirig gionnds of ,i mm lain tube ol  Indians now I*,noun as the *'Colwlh*  fiiflians. ' (.olvillc is in the ilmiiii'm of  (.inclc Sam, and th'"-'* firdiaiM h.iVf- no  n^fhl ni I it Ic to c loss tl, ��������� boundary,mil  hunt in I������ii(i-h ('olmn'-i.t. i'nl -n vn w  of (he fa' t I h it tin ir fore f,t(Ii( r ' iiunl-  ed b'-.'( and looked upon bolb *'hori-ir,f  th*; f aihimbia as tiU-U' Ov/n ejpc-( ial pr e-  scr*\es, gw.il Jaxilv hfn iiIvmvi hicri  allowed Hum. and th(v lurnlrd fori ivo  hiindi ( d milt s up lhe i n er iioni flic il-  oivii re s(-i v.il ion al (Joh die 'I lie (.'unp  of I his tribe was right lure in itevel-  sfeike l.'e-l, -.iimiiiei, ,ind th( y kdl"d (in -  rboO''!id sumIJi r ���������finiC'ilJ thiouyh toe  close season, which white men aie not  permitted to do. - Lately some men  have pre-empted land on Galena Bay,  at the extreme*, noi theast coi nor of Upper Arrow Lake, and last Friday '"Cultus .Inn"'met an untimely end by attempting to (hive one of these men off  the land. Mr. Coursier, J. P., was at  Hall's Landing last Friday on business,  and he arrived here on the str. Columbia Sunday afternoon with Sam Hill  and the Indian's liile. Air. Coursier  had telegraphed the news oi the shooting on Saturday, and Coroner Manuel  arrived here fiom Donald about midnight Saturday. Mr. Manuel and Oili-  c;er Giaham oi Revelstoke went down  Monday morning, and at Hall's Landing, picked up six men to act as a juiy,  and then went cm to Galena Bay,  wheiG) the inquest was held. Tom  Beach, the man who ,took Sam Hill's  message to Lardeau to telegraph to  Kevelstoke, was missing for a day or  two. and it was thought the Indians  had killed liim for revenge, but be has  since turned up, and it appears he had  been seaiclrrr'ig for* Sam Hill, expecting  to iind his dead* body, as he irad found  the Indian lying wheio he lei 1, and  thought the other Indians <nmst certainly have killed Sain. The i'olion ing  composed the jury: Messrs. A. Craig,  W. Glenn, A. Cun'miings, John Hols-  trom, W. S. Philips and D. If all. The  inquest was held on the beach at Galena Hay, whore the evidence was taken.  The party returned to Hall's Landing  and the juiy went into private con-  cl.fie. It was about midnight before  thoy "handed in their- verdict,' which  was to the^eifect that Hill had shot the  Indian in sell-defence. In other Avoids  "justifiable homicide." iSTo other- conclusion could possibly have been iiri'iv-  ed at. Sam Hill is an old Big Bend  miner,'1 and worked, there seveial seasons in partnership with Andy Hunker  arrd others. Hill if oire of. the quietest  men to be met with in a day's journey,  and not the least blame attaches itself  to him'l'or killing the Indian in prefer-,  ence to losing lus own life. "Cultus  Jim" bore a hard name here, and it is  said was not particularly well liked by  his own tribe. It was found on examination that two bullets had gone clean  thiough the body, one entering the leit  side pietced the heart. Vire give the  evidence iu lull: ,   -  Albeit Sandon, beincr duiv sworn, Mated us  follows 1 Inc with P. IC. Olson on .1 i.ineh on  Galena H.iy, Arrow Luke. OinFndav, the 11th  of .May, I was working thero with Samuel IIill  ,on his pia ciiiptioii. About two oi Lluco in tlio  aftornimn, the Indian that lies dead in (he field  anno .uiiuiid, and lie asked Hill why he did not  Ir-a*. o Lhe land, as lie Lold hnn in (ho morning.  He suul that iL was his land and lull was stoul-  ni-riL. Hill ansiioicd that it was his land, and  asked Die Indian to m> away and not to bother  him, and if he had been a good Indian ho could  Imi e lain led all he liked on this Ian I. Hill wild  "���������,011 mot mo alone this morning and wanted to  shoot mc." Hill (hen lold the Indian to leave  (ho ground, and rcyio.itcd it a good many tunc*.  The Indian Ilion went over to the Squaw, iiho  was hi,Hiding near by, and took up the gun. Ho  liulJccl ll'ccoioi from the gun, and inst as l'-e  diew the hamnier up Hill and tho Indian Hied  at each othe-i nnd hot h missed Tho Indian then  began to pull (lie lcior of thegun, and bct-un  running back tow aids home elder bushi"*. Hill  llicd again and Lhe Indian loll.  ]3\ thoCoionci. 1 reeo-jni/c the Indian Lo bo  the siii.e man.   Hon'i know lu--. name.  11\ tlie .1 m-y: When the Indian tirst cariiC he  hail i forke(i sink m his hand whioh he dio-i-  'i.td Hill had Ihe gun in his hand when tho  liictwii pulled the envoi tioin his gun.  II -tl.o (JoroiU'i ��������� ITill did not use anv llnc.it-  eniiig language (oii.uds the Indian, but told  hiui not to bother hnn. I Lnow'IUr Hill 'lie  is not .icpiurclbomo man.    1 th.nk him a nie  'U.lli ' ���������  1* K Ol.o'i, swmn, said: T Inc on ni} pie-  oiiijitiun on u.dcn.i Jliij. On T-icotliy, the 11th  llay.fw.is woi-kmg with Pan-.rd Hill Ih-twoon  nit. and llnee in t'ie\urteinoon Llio Indian ciu-ie  down and -*.u,l lo JlV. JTill, ' 1 told jou tins  nioriiing to lcaie tins patch or get, out oi heie "  Hill (old bun to get, oil. bec.iuse it was lus  gionnd Hill told hijii two or Unco tunes toget  out. The Indian shook his clenched tibial IJ ill  ami told linn toget out After that tbe Indian  said ".urn will soon Unci oui," and then ho called  for his gun, which tho Siiuaw wa* cai ijing.  Tho Squaw aniweied "No." Tic then stepped  back and took tho gun fiom the Squaw. He  then pulled tho cover oil' the gun and opened  the lo\ er. Hill and the Indian shot both together. I think Sam's bullet was a little ahead.  The Indian's bullet missed Hill. Tho Indian  tried to load tne gun once moie, and r.m behind  some bush, some clclor. Hili lued a second  time, and the Indian fell behind the oldei bush  ii hue I saw mm to day.  By the Coionci . JNfi. Hill eaino to my placo  foi Ins gun m the forenoon. Ho wanted the  gun, as an Indian had tried to shoot bun in the  mouiing. He asked me if 1 would go and help  him to ������ ork that day, and said he would help  me. He nan led mc Lo st.i*. on his place, so thai  he could send a telegiaui to the Government  Agent at Ko*.elstoko. He t>ont Tom iieach up  mlh the message to Lardeau.  By the Jury: Tho Indian lifted his gun (list  to tn e.  By the Coi oner: I have known Mr. Hill for  about io month. He is mv neai est neighbor. I  know luui lo be a peaceable man, anrl not quarrelsome. I ha\ o heard the Indian called UiillUa  Jim.  Samuel Hill stated as follows : On Fiidny,  11th May, 1S11, 1 met the Indian fli-sfat lhe end  ot the trail going in on my pio-ei.iptum. 1 said  "Cla hoii*-'*ouf" to tlio Indian. Ho asked mo  wlieio I w.us going or what 1 was doing. I said  I was planting potatoes back heie. Ho said it  I planted potatoes back theie ho Mould lake  them ; tli.'t this was his land ; thai Johnson had  stolen his land at the head of the Aim, and 1  was trying to steal this, but he said 1 would'nl,  he would kill me fiisl. 1 told him theie was no  use in talking like that. 1 said go lo tho 'J'} lieu  nl Keiolbloke. He said ho did nol cue for my  T>hcc , bin wanted mc to go to his. Then for  bomo tunc theie was no lalk while I was filling  m> pipe He ordeied me away or ho would kill  iih>. He pulled the cover oil his nllo and then  (amc up and tapped mo on the chock two or  three nine-, gaie me a good one on the bic.isl  and then covered nie with his nllo. I Lhcn  walked oil"tor UK- ol Inl hois���������Sandon, Heath  arid Olson���������and lold them what had happened,  and miked them Lo slay ovei al my placo iilulo  ' I would go Lo Laidc.tu, or sonic ol (lieni would  go, with a message to Lhe Cloi'eininonl .Agent  at Revelstokc. loin Iieach went mill thoiniH-  nago. 'lhe othei Iwo and myself i.ent out lo  woik on the giound the Indian had foi bidden  mo Lo nor); on, Dining Ibis lime the Indian  was up Lhe eieek -w ith the Squaw. .Soinowhcii-  near theio the Indian and hiitifiw eaino out  again. He had a slick In his hand and llio  Squaw inn eanjing the nllo. He said, "I'ldii't  I tell you not to (Oine hei of At the same lime  lip came lowaids me with the stick riiuit,  Imclc loivauls where my i ille mis lj ing I ill 1 got  iiitlnn ajurup of it. I covcicd the Indian ntlh  my rifle, and then ho heal back lonaids Inn  Squaw, calling foi his nllo. I told hnn not Lo  touch lLor I would shoot hnn, but Lo g< I away.  He H.ud I would see bv and bv, at I ho sarin*  lime* ('inching hold of his rifle. He lhcn pulled  the coicr oil' Dining all this lime I hud hnn  (overed, warning hnn pot lo tout hlusi iflu. .As  ho got I'lHrifle to hm Hlioiildur I llicd His iicnl  0.Talmost at tne t>amoliin<-: his bullet piu>si>d  Mil. lose to my chrck (but it nan like the hiiiMi  of ii handled chief. I thought Hint if hewa"  (.truck at all il was vri y lighllj. 1 Mood in mv  Ir.ickciiH'i c'liniijciiirtd leiadmg ngaiii, ho scoiii-  IiiKly doing IIk Himir, \. lulc , milling to the  ���������dicllei nf some e'(i< r bushes lllnd tin s( e'ond  elif.f, nnd h' fell I tin n cou-k (I him I he (uud  Lijire wIiil-' nuiiiing ii)������ lo tiki Iin ilfli aiiai.  I tl.rr. Jiff, nor Itnov.n.g ul��������� l)��������� r he wi.sdend  or lioi. I gaii* rnvht-'f up to IMi If. >v. Couisiei,  J P.. at Ifiul'-i ijtndiii^.  ..InclrcT.' (^orriiiiiugH, cwoin, stated I am a  i.<i')V by profc ,-mhii im (I live- al Halls I ainllng,  I have con (he Indian at Vnlciihji ; ho lias  krioivn hv In.'a line ol Jim What I It now'and  i.iive M'v ii 'if hurl In .VakiMp he is a bad Indian.  I (-.i". foul men h.ii'dh inin In N'akusp uhon  trying to anv ������l liim In (he ('oluiiibla H(ius( |  Ji.imi .llvayK Ik enl Ik* u,ic an Aiiii-ilrnn Indian.  T.i'-in u id-i'l, i'lorn. aikJ I urn a laiuluii  ���������ukI live (if Hill' l^.ndiiig. I irri a< ���������iri.iinli rl  wtrli'in In J tin h. Hit (i line of "Ciilius .Mm"  (five 1 inn' n Inin 'in,' ye.n- I ..iv him hint  -ill'.i ln.it i iiiiiim r li'iiiyin/i tin* Ind! in d( ii 1  as i.( iiif* Iiirn I'liILm Jim Ikhc u w ri'lm d  iinrrc i IiimI hlin with inc dichi ji hh ago loi  ,iIjiujI cl/ld ���������nt-rillij*. Hi I, im j\ki( i'i .111 Iiidhni,  orn of llKi ( el".IIU-lnli( I Inic I iiiivmi Mi.  Ilii, a lllllc hctl'-r lii.innvi ir. 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A choir*-has been oi-g.iriix.ocl in  Presbvterian church. , A fine stuff  The best and cheapest patent churns  nt H. N. Coiusier'*-.. " ' ,    , ,  -  Call nnd get Wilson's prices  before  s ordering your clothe.-, from the east.  Ltetcrsi. received   for* insertion   this  ���������,-week will appear in our next issue.  A full iissortrrren't ot miner's supplies  " iind campingoutfits atli. N. Coursier's.  Lots on the CP.Tt. townsite will  be  placed i on the m.rrket inside of four  ^-weeks.   ';        "    A '      ,      ,     ,  Revelstoke Gun Club meets at the  station next Tuesday evening at S  o'clock.., ' '  ,  , ' Nbbby~cuts and perfect fits guaranteed in H. N. Courtier's- t-aihiring de-,  pnrtment. ___ ,' <  ,,  A first-class hotel is to be commenced  shortly on the (J.P.R. townsite at Kevelstoke station. - ,  Dr. Symonds may be consulted at the  i Victoria Hotel on ilond.iy   evenings  and Tuesday mornings. ' *  0 - A new supply of Hats and Flowersrln  II. N". Coursicr's millinery department.  ' Services will beheld iii the,Presbyterian church to-morrow at 7.30 p.m.  Rev. O.^TV Baylis pastor.  Two bridges are Jieing built over the  creeks at each end of the new bridge  over the Illecillewaet river. '  Revelstoke Lumber Co. are having a  spur track laid from the main line of  the R. & A." L'. R. R. into the mill.  Owing to the pressure of several big  events on our space, several local news  items are necessarily crowded out.  Gurney's celebrated ranges and cooking stoves at Ii. N. Coursier'*.  the  if of  singers h.to'been selected and Mr. "3. F.  All)in is organist.  > On Moud.iv last a fine little daughter  was born to Mrs.-James. McDonald of.  Nelson and both mocher and daughter  are progressing excellently.  The oldest native 'of Revelstoke attained her seventh birthday yesterday.  This prominent vomit*; lady, is the second (laughter of'Mr. F. F>aser.  Mr. XV. M. Brown has foiw.uded a  donation > towards Nakusp sports on  the Queen's Biithday, and has also  signified his intention to be pi esent. '.  Joe Dunn and Archie'McDonald left  last. Saturday for Big Bend to work on  bridges. XV. Vickers aird Jack Shaw  left early this week for the same purpose.  Several men have left here for the  lower country lately on rafts, which is  a cheap and easy mode of locomotion on  tho Columbia, and tolerably safe at this  .season.       * .  The tourist traffic seems to be opening  up on tbe C.P.R! It is nothing unusual to see ten cars on the east-bound  trains, and sometimes a like number on  trains bound for the coast,  Mr. .1. E. Long assures us that the  Finlanders who were drunk in* their  shack near the station on Sunday week  did not obtain any liquor at bis brewery on the Sabbath'day. " ->  On Thursday afternoon the infant  son of Rev. C. A. Procunier was chrrs-  - tencd in the Methodist Church. The  Rev. J. F. Betts oflici.ited, and the  child received the name of Charles  Adam..  Andrew Wh.-rlen and Ar-Chur Dick  have returned from Big Bend and are  interesting themselves in the improvc-  >'merit of the trail. Both gave their  evidence at tbe meeting ou Tuesday  night as to the bust plan<to bc adopted.  rl'he steamer Marion, Capt���������_S.inder-  son, arrived, up on Thursday." Tlie  steamer bus been in use at Fire* Valley,  wher'e Capt. Sanderoon has been building a wharf for the Government. Tbe  wharf is 200 feet long and necessitated  tlie use of a pile-driver.  Mr. VV. G. Neilson, m.inager of the  saw mills at Beaver-, is mentioned as  tlie probable Opposition candidate in  Bast Kootenay, Col. Baker's constituency. Mr. Neilson i.s widely known in  the riding, and i.s very popular, and bis  fi-iends are confident'he could he easily  elected. C"  J. W. Thomson, of Thomson's Land-  .ng, spent three or lour days in town  tMus week, lie left yesterday morning,  glad to get back to' the breezy heath  arid life-giving o/.onc of Iris ancestral  domains, lie has not decided to come  forward as a candidate for legislative  honors, but will prohably Wait until bis  townsite is fairly launched on the market.  Frank Bourne is dealing in big potatoes at Nakusp. He has one orr exhibition which measures 20 inches in, circumference and weighs nearly 3 lbs.  Not bad for this time of the ye.-u.  Jack Shaw and Billy Vickers left  here in a boat on Tuesday with supplies  for Carrie's .Creek bridge. They got up  hfl.-) hours, which is excellent time for  two men, and arrived down about one  o'clock Thursday, leaving tlie creek al  9 a.m. f  3Iessrs. Peterson, chief ..engineer C.  P.R., Montreal; Canibie,* chief engineer-Pacific Division, and' Griffith, engineer mountain section O.P.U., arrived here from the west with Mr. Van  Home Wednesday,' but did not accompany that gentleiinin down liver. ,���������  II". Hubbard and XV. Heunessy, of  Kaslo, who k.ue'1 spent two _ or three  weeks in Big Bend, were passengers on  the JVvfcton last Tuesday on her down  trip. "They speak very" highly of the  Bend as a gold country,ancl will return  later on to work some claims they  secured there. "        '    &" i  Tom M. Hamilton, of the Hotel ed  Lardeau, has been a visitor iu town  'this week, after an absence of several  months of retirement amongst the sylvan scenery ou the beautiful lake of  Trout. Rusticity does rrot seem to agree  with Tom, as he carries around a very  large and delible imprint of weariness  on liis.niobile features. He went home  yesterday. ���������  Mr. J. 11. Anderson, mining, agent  for a company in Hamilton, Ont., that  has been operating in the neighborhood  of llloeniewaetland_Fish Creek for the  past three yearsnirri veil liftown Thursday. Mr. Anderson will ship a carload  ot copper ore from the Silver Bow mine  to an American smelter,'as a test to  ascertain whether the mine will be <i  bonanza or not.   _  Geo. Laforme has bought the pack-  train of Henry Ilarshaw, consistinguof  IS horses. This will bring tbe number  of animals in Mr-. Lafot-ine's packtrain  lo run between here and Gold'Stream,  Big Bend, up to about -JO, and from  present appear ances more thanJ that  will be required this season, as great  numbers ot prospectors are going up  every week. %  The Provlnie, which has rapidly attained the topmost notch of good journalism in this proviuccyhas put on a  coat, not of many colors, but of a dull,  sage green. Some have an idea that  the covers of. a magazine should  be in harmony with the menu served  up inside. If the Province were judged by this rule, dullness and greenness  might be looked for in the various articles it contains. These defects probably are looked for-, but they are looked  for in vain.  Dr. McLean returned homo on Tuesday after six week's absence in the  eastern cities.u The doctor has been a  very busy man during those six weeks,  having taken a course of study at the  hospitals of Toronto and New York  and attended a brilliant social function  in St.- Thomas' church Bellville, irr  which he and Miss iMaud Hamilton of  "Bolvidere" were the central figures.  Mrs. McLean accompanies her husband,  and we hope she will be so pleased with  our- mountain air, .scenery and people  as to settle down and become one of us.  On behalf of the town we tender Mrs.  McLean a cordial welcome.''  President Van Home and iA large  party of stockholders* and officers of  the C.P.R. arrived here trom the west  on Wednesday morning in 'special ears  attached to No. 2. Most of the party  left for Nakusp on the steamer Columbia, which had been awaiting Mr.  Van Home's arrival. After inspecting  the Nakusp aud Slocan road they returned to the Geeen Slide the same  night, where (lie car "Earnsclifl'e" was  in waiting and brought 'them to the  station. Mr. Van Home and rnrty left  Revelstoke about S a.m. on Thursday.  Messrs. R. Howson, R. Tapping. \V.  M. Brown, J. XV. Haskins, and J. M.  Kellie of Revclsloke: Angus MeKav of  Lai'deau, aird D. A. McDougald" of  Nakusp���������all of whom have been mentioned as candidates in this paper-���������  have been invited to give'political addresses at Nakusp on the 21th. Mr.  Brown and Mr. Kellie Mill be present:  Messrs. Tupnin-r.md Howson have retired from the field, will not put iu an  peaiance; Mr. Haskins Ins inst returned from Big Rend, 51 ���������-. McQougald  is on the spot, and Mr. McKay "will  ha i dly leave his ranch just now."  P. M. Walker, Dave Ferguson and  L. McDonald left here in a boat on  Monday for the Lardeau, on Government work. It appears that four or  five of the bridges put in last year by  the superintendent's gang have been  carried away or broken duw'i, and will  have to be replaced before traffic cair  be resumed. This the boys have gone  down to do.       '  HARDWICKt-MAXFIELD.  On/Thursday, Mav 17th, at the Methodist Church, Revelstoke, by the Rev.  0- A. Procunier, brother-in-law of the  bride, assisted by the Revs. .T. F. Betts  and \\;,. L. TTall.'Rev. E. Ernest Hard-  wick, of Salmon Arm, B."C, to Margaret A. Maxfield, daughter of 0: C. Max-  field, Esq., of Edmonton, AlberL-i. Maritime papers please copy.  The ceremony took place, at half-past  three in the afternoon and the church  was well filled, mostly by ladies. The  morning had been wet aiid gloomy, but  early in the. afternoon the sun shone  out brightly, so that the omen was a  crood one according to the old saying  that " Happy is the bride that the sun  shines on, "The bridesmaids were the  Misses Edith and Maggie Lewis, the  groomsmen being Willie Palmer of  Salmon Arm and Walter Betts of Kamloops. The bride wore a dress of cream-  colored nun's veiling, but no ornament  othei- than the bridal veil. -The bridesmaids looked very pretty in dresses of  white cashmere. " After the ceremony,  Mrs. T. L. Haig played the wedding  inarch and the. br idal party returned to  the parsonage, wheie a number of invited guests partook of refreshments,  'and the 5Toung couple held a reception  before leaving on the 5 o'clock tram for  Salmon Arm,'where Mr. Hardwick is  stationed. The presents were valuable  and useful.  THREE BEARS SHOT.  A very large black bear was killed  last Saturday afternoon at the crooked  bridge, about two miles west of town.  It was seen from the C.P.R. track by  .T. Little, engineer of the yard engine  here, who, in company with W. J. Lee,  yardmaster.-and Fred Eraser, bridge-  man borrowed a rifle and "stalked" his  heirship without being observed by  poor Bruin, who received a bullet each  trom the engineer and bridgeman, one  through tho head and the other through  the heart, while a third shot branded  it with their initials. It was placed in  front of the engine above the cowcatcher and brought here in triumph. The  animal weighed between 500 and (500  lbs. and the skin is worth $25. Another  bear was seen in compauy with this  sbig fellow, but it got away beiore the  shooters returned with1 tho rifle. Fred  Moore went out to look for it Tuesday,  in company with two or tbiee othei*.,  who returned after an hour1 or two's  tramp, leaving Moore to "bear" it alone.  lie came back towards evening with  the skin of a brown bear- about a year-  old. Moore again went out after b'ar  yesterday, and got it, too. He brought  home the hide of a large black boar,  which he shot near Ore same place. It  is presumed that the companion of the  black fellow shot last Saturday is still  at large.  NAKUsFlTEMS.  ' Mr. Chas. Loewen, one of the directors of the N. & BI Hy.,^ has just returned to'town.from an extended trip  over the above road and surrounding  country. -        . -  ' Mr-. W. C. VanTIorne, H. Abbott,  R. Marpole, of "the C.P.R:/ and a large  party arrived , here on Wednesday  afternoon about. I o'clock.,. .They rode  over the road iii a caboose and one flat  ,car provided for that purpose and were  evidently well pleased with what they  saw. The party, returned to1 Revel-"  stoke about 6 p.m.    c '  /The sawmill operated by-P. Genelle  & Co. is taxed to its utmost getting  out bridge .timber for tbe l\y. ,Co.,  and filling- orders for lumber for tlie  construction of dwelling bouses.  .Broadway has been thoroughly put  'in,shape for the races on the 2 Ith.  Mv. George Spencer is the owner of  a -new outrigger shell, 24 feet long.  It is a well constructed little craft,  very pleasing to the eye, and is likely  to capture some of' the biggest prizes.  Mr. Thos. Dully is the builder.. *  The boys are practising nightly, and  the competition in all the events will  will be of the keenest description.   o ���������   ���������. i- ������������������ ,  Furs Brought Down from Big Bend.'  D. C. Smith and C. G. Harvey arrived here from Canoe River, Big Bend,  this week. They have been trapping,  and bring the following pelts': GI beaver,'5S marten, 1 black bear, 1 wolverine,  3 mink, 7 muskrats.  Molsen, Townsend  ancl Hunker have JG beaver, GO marten,  4 wolverine.   Jackson' and Blacicmore  had 1-t beaver, 1 otter and Go marten..  A jrumor is being circulated as we go  to pi-ess that nearly the "whole of Sica-  mous has been burnt down. ,     >  WEST KOOTENAY ELECTION.  NOTICE.     -   (__ , ;i  THERE will be a Public Meeting of  .  the Electors of the North Ridrng  in Peterson's Hall on Monday next at  eight p.m., for* the purpose of nominating a Candidate. r -  -   ���������>������     ,  A    J.'W. HASKINS.  Fall line of. Ladies' & Gentlemen's  ;BOOTS'& SHOES'-  It is said that engine  No. 563, at  present on the li. it A.L.Ry., will be  brought down here to take the place of  .No. 40S, which is to be returned to  "the C.P.R.,as she cannot very well be  used on these short and sharp curves.  Grand preparations arc being made  for the athletic games and .sjxirts on  the 2-1-th. Mr. McGillivr.iy lias promised a contribution ot ������50, H25 of  which will be devoted exclusively to  prizes for the employees of the N. it S.  Ry. company.  Last, Friday Mr. Daly, Mr. Ribbaoh  and the workmen who had lieen .sent  to Robson, returned with the engine,  No. 9G, and caboose No. 18, which had  been housed at thai point. On Sunday four more flat cars arrived from  the same place per S. S. Lytton and  scow.    Wm. Barn feather is engineer.  Revelstoke County Court.  Judge Spinks", at Bevelstoke County  Court on Thursday, had before him the  following cases :���������    -> .  Revclstoko Lumber Co. vs.' Da\ id Douglas.���������  Struck out. &  Revelstokc Lumber Co. vs. Pa*, id DougUsar 1  J. J. Xickson, p-avnishce.���������Amount tor iilaintiH'  and also against garnishee.  Jiimcs E. Drccumn vs. Robert Robson & Co.  and Thomas Lewi-,, garnishee���������Stiucl; out.  .lames IS. Drecman vs. Robei t Rob*>on & Co.  and 0. iird II. I,oui-������, garnishees.���������Struck out.  John Valentine vs. Shu-swap Milling Co.���������  Stiuckout. *     . N  J. Mcintosh and J. A. Mium vs. John Valon-  Una���������Tried bofoio a jury and rofoircc! lo Geo.  ���������\V. I'axton, accountant:,, for further reference.  Alice Warring vs. Thos.C.uhnan.���������Voidiot for  plaintiff.  Alice Warring vs. Thomas Righton.���������Judgment for iiUmliir, with cosls.  \V. JI. Brown & ]". Chirk vs. \V. 11. Reid and  Ti. Robinson, ginnis-hoo.���������Amount duo fiom  garnlHlioo to be paid into comt.  Jim Hing and Soreri Ballegaard of  Revelstoke, and Jason W. Moxley. of  Hall's Landing, applied for arrd were  granted certificates  of naturalization.  The Court adjourned until 10 a.m. ou  Thursday, the 10 of August next.  PROVINCIAL ELECTION..  ,,, i     ���������  To the Electors of the (North Riding of  West'Kootenay. ���������  i        ������������������- .  Gentlkmkj*-,��������� ' I    ,  i i Having been requested by a largo  number of the Electors of the District to stand i  as a Candidate for re-election I hereby announce  myself a Candidate for your suft'rage>and trust  1 may roceivo your hearty co-operation, inteiest  and vote in my behalf. _       - -������  '    If elected, to" the best of my ability,  I will always endeavor to promote the (best in- f  torest of the District and the Province. '  ������*"     Yours respectfully,   1 , '' t,  y J. M. KELLIE.' ���������,  1 Revelstokc, May lJth/lSM. - k     _  *.  '-         ll  -'a .1  -  1  -, '1  ���������/*.-'  ,1.  <     1  !  X  (>  - ' {���������  .i  Aft  H..N. COMER'S.  In Spring, when young men's minds '  Lightly turn to thoughts of love,       '  When tho time of the singing of birds is come,  When tho bluelly buz/ioth about,   ,  When the festive mosquito shavpeneth his bill.  And the sound of the ste.imbo.it whistle  Is once moie hcird iu our laud,  Thou rise up quickiy'nncl conic away  And order those screen doors and windows (  Also that cupboaid and ice-box  Of L. A. FRETZ. the caipentcr.  Shop opposite Sibbald's Grocery Storo,  Near the Union Hotel.      '     ' -  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  3rd Ma//, J,W.',.  HlRHONOUlUhe Lieutenani-tiover-  rror- has been pleased to depute  William John GoicPULof the town of  Nelson. Ifi.squirc, to perform the duties  of Gold Commissioner and Government  Agent, for the West Kootenay Electoral District, diu'iiig the alisenco from  the District of Nai'oliook Fi'rzbTUims,  Esquire, S. Al., invalided.  WEST KOOTENAY ELECTIO  NOTICE.  nMTNii Friends and Supporters of Mr.  X. IvKLUK aro requested to attend a  meeting to be held in the Sehoolhouse  on Tuisbday next, May 22nd, at Eight  p.m., for the purpose of appointing  committees and io transact other bu-.i-  lies.s.  BEVELSTOKE OMNIBUS LINE.   >_;   1      ���������     .'BUSES WILL LEAVE  FRONT STREET AT 8:30 A.M.  And EVERY HOUR thereafter.  ������ 'ItiihOh will ho held ul t,lation lo moot all  passenger I riihw.  I'.Ls-iougoi-H in riving and leaving by train will  have prior light ot scats.  KurcH ten coiitu each way: Fifteen ticket*,  or <51.00.  SclioolchUdion'H tickets will be issued at If!  for SI.no.  .No baggage can led in passenger bus. Special  wagon for h.iggago.  '.   PROVINCIALJLECTIOH. Q \  To the Electors of the North Riding ������of  West Kootenay.  o '    OKNTIjI'MKN- and Klkctohs,���������       *" ,     I  I hereby announce myself as a candidal o for the .coming Election and give my  platform below for your consideration. -  i My, first duty will be to consider tho  freo miners and their general wcllfaic, and .so  amend tlie Mineral Acts' as to enable them to  hccuie Crown grants more easily than in Lhe-.  past.  ���������    That I will at all times remember  that I am,their servant and not their dictator.  1 That I shall at all times consult the  people before leaving for the House, so as to  aeoitain their wants in all parts of the Riding  and act in accordance with their wishes, so  far as lies in my power.      < ,     v   ^  That 1 shnll do all in my power to induce tho Government to give all lands free to  settlors as men wishing-to make homes  tor '  themselves. ' i  That I shall at all times give my,  sanction to all enterprises, cither railway or  steamship lines, for tlie benefit of our Pio\ nice  or Dominion.  That I shall at all times oppose any  and all legislation that wilMuu c a tendency to  cripple the working classes.'  That I shall give my attention to the  luinbciing industry and use my best abilities ur  the interests of all."  To have a free and good Government;  that all subjects 21 year's of age, both male and  female, should be enfranchised.  Thut the Government's"attention  shall bo calli d to the coinage of our owiksUvci*,  and that a mint bo established' in British  Columbia for thut pin pose.      i  That freight rates bc reduced, so ns  lo permit our merchants to ictail then- goods at  lower rates; and thus the public will be benefited bj Kline. "i  I h.ue the honor to be, gentlemen,  Yours obediently,  ^J. W. HASKINS.  Hovels!oko, H.C., April ������th, 1891.  ,"' f-  - >IV|  i  I ,  ���������* I  i  M  ���������* i  il  Qiialiiictilioii and  ���������OF���������  PROVINCIAL VOTERS.  NORTH   RIDING  WEST   KOOTENAY  ELECTORAL DISTRICT.  -TVTOTICE IS 11KRIDBV OIVRJyllmt  J]> 'in accordance with the provisions  of Section 1(5 ol the "Legislative- Electoral esmrd Kloctions Act, ]������)),"! .shall  hold a Court of Revision at the Court  House, Revelstoke, on the eleventh day  ot.Innc, ISO!, for the purpose of hearing  the claims of any poisons who allege  that their names lia.ve heen improperly  struck off or omitted from the List of  Voters' for the North Hiding of the  Electoral District of West Kootenay.  T. LIVINCJSTONE HAIG,  Collector,  Education Oj-tick,  Victoria, May 3nl, 1S04.  VTOT10E is hereby given, that tho  _]_> annual examination of candidate*-  for certificates of qualification to loach  in the I'uhlip Schools of Lhe Province  will be h(*ldas follows, commencing on  Wednesday, July 1th, at0 a.m.:���������  Victoria . . .Tu Soulli PaiklSchool lluilding.  Valium-, er   In High School Building.  Kamloops   .In Public School Building.  Kaoh npplieantmust forward a not ice,  thirty days before the examination,  stating the class and grade of certificate  lor ',. Inch lie will lie a candidate, the  optional subjects selected, and at which  of the aliove-nnined places he,will attend.  litery notice of intention fi) bc an  .rpplicuit nru--t be accompanied with  satisfactory testimonial of moial char>  aclcr.  C.indidales are notified that.'ill of the  above requirements must be fuliilh-d  befoie their application can be filed.  All candidates for First Class. Grade  A, Ucriificates. including Graduates,  mui-t ,'ifUurl 111 Vj'/'Wirrn to tako the  faubjects p|-*-:.eribcri for July lfth and  10th instants, and to undergo required  oral examinations.  S. D. POPE,  fiiij.KtiffU'iiilriit of liiUtcafioH. SA'  IV  I;.-.   f  I.( .**  r*  III  l      ' .    t  ��������� J  ���������p't rm- ^  JL -Ci. vT Ji_J   -*1 ������  THE KOOTENAY 31 All  JU.  THINGS SAID AND DONE ABOUT  TOWN.  0 [bv diogenks.']  Private vehicles running between the  station ancl lower town .seem to be well  patronised of late. No doubt the ten  cent faro put on by the hotel men has  been the means of giving increased (if  not profitable) business to the wagons  .that.-do not make any charge. Some  people have such a dislike for walking  that they will wait around patiently,  sometime** an horn or more, for something on wheels to come along and give  them a free lift. It doesn't much matter  i whether it's a grocer's delivery wagon,  a butcher's cart or the-humble lumber  wagon, so long as they don't have to  pay ten cents.    Probably the 'bus com-  , pany would carry a lot more passengers and-do j-j far more profitable busi-  'ness if they reduced the fare to'five  cents.  y <   -- ,\  There/was a little political meeting  last Friday night���������irr fact,-there,were,  J two of them, but hy opposing1 caucuses  ���������to which I'and other public-hearted  citizens received no invitation. Irr the  s- ' first instance Mr. How-son's supporters  to  the 1(number of a whole dozen met  0 together in secret conclave at C. B.  Hume's office to discuss tho advisability  of the first-named gentleman-fa candidature for the coming election. On  account   of   the   coldness   which   has  - arisen,between the candidate,and,his  , chief hencliman the proceedings did not  bubble oyer with brotherly love; Jonathan did not fall on the neck of David  any'more, either for shelter or encouragement. The big promises had not  materialized; the wires were rusted or  broken and would not work; tho whole  scheme had proved to bo N. G., and  there was nothing for it but retirement.  There i.s now one candidate less in the  North Riding. " - -  '   ���������     - ���������\   '    *  When the Emperor Napoleon III. declared war against' Prussia in 1870 he  had been led to believe by, his' generals  and chief advisers that France had only  to marshal her army in battle array  and march towards Berlin to have the  pleasure of seeing the Prussians grovel  at his feet. , He was assured of victory  by those who professed to know.   This  ' was so thoroughly believed by, the oin-  '   peror that ho acted upon their advice.  , So, thenar my was trotted out, and with  tho cry of "A Berlin.'"' set oil" to cap-  ��������� ture the Prussian capital. They reached  Sedan, and then !    Can y'ou, draw  ������������������ an   inference?   Tlie\moral is���������Always  ' ascertain, the real facts for- yourself  before venturing on a campaign, polilr-  , cally oi*- otherwise. Mr. Howson, did  not reach his Sedan, but he makes his  exit all the same.  i, * *  The othei caucus meeting was held  by wire-pullers on behalf of Mr. Kellie.  What was transacted is still a"secret,  but, it seems' to most people that some  strong wire-pulling in this connection  has already taken place in some  quarters, or else why this sudden  change of front in some par-ties 1 could  mention ? Some who are now tumbling  over each other in their eagerness to  do homage to Mr. Kellie wero but a  i-short time ago to bo counted among  his opponents.   AVhy i.s this thus?   Is  ' it in obedience to orders, or is it in anticipation of favors to come ?  > *  # *  Two weeks ago 1 mentioned in this  column that the sending east (or west  for that matter) for articles which can  be obtained cheaper than here was disastrous to tho town's advancement, as  it worked against the interests of those  > who did so, as well as against the local  1 merchants.   I see the Inland Sentinel  has takeu the matter up, and speaks  this way:���������  "The sending of money out of the  city for goods in retail quantities, which  can be purchased at home, only defeats  its object.���������that of making the cost of  living-cheaper. Doing a larger volume  of husiness.thedealei s here could reduce  prices; whereas now a larger profit has  to be made from those goods which  inu.-t of necessity be purchased^ at  home, to enable tliem to live at all."  * *  A fine street is being created out of  chaos through tho centre of our town-  site. This is Douglas Street, about  which so much was said in the recent  Government investigation. It is fast  assuming the appearance of a handsome boulevard, but a row of shade  trees should be planted orr either'side.  Mr-. J. Stone, of the Stockholm House,  has a large pile of lumber- orr the spot  for building himself a residence on the,  corner of Douglas and Benson streets.  Mr. Kirkup's assertion that '��������� the opening up'of Douglas street would not  benefit a dozen people" is refuted already, to say nothing of Mr.-IIunie's  statement that "moneyspent on Douglas street was misspent.'" And this improvement was effected by the citizens  themselves, as of the .$2o0 appropriated  by the Government for this purpose  only $,jC was .spent on the street.  ������  But lire condition in which (he higher  end of tiie- sti-oet was left hy the workmen hti.tfall i.s both a disgrace and an  injustice���������a disgrace to the town and  (ill injustice fothe residents at tha tend  who coim-ibi:.ed in the belief that the  street was to.he opened to the railway  track. The. Government agent said he  would goon with I lie work a soon as  the snow cleared oil'In thu spring. The  snow has c-ledied off for "oiiio week*,.  >V/-.pu is th':* s!T"t to b'j cleared, off?  Tlie natural terminus of the wagon  road about to foe constructedfroni  Arrow Lake to Trout Lake <3ity,  tnefefo3"* tapping jthe famous Lair-  deau mining district.        T n^<  BUY' EVANS PORT LOTS,'because they are for sale at such  moderate prices' that when".the rise in their value (which must'  come)"takes place, the profit on your investment will be pro-  , portionitely great. ��������� ,'   ,"    *  BUY" NOWf 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.   ��������� ' , ,*  . , j. " * Lots from $25 to $100.,  .'���������:T. 'L. 'HAIG-, llevelstoke, B.C. '  rTlLKl  R,   &d  ELLS  POST-OFFICE STORE  Gents'  <y  WILL BE BACK  o o o o o o o'  o o o o o o o  D.V.  W.P.  T  NOTARY'  Bun n  PUBLIC  5  REVELSTOKE* B.C:  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.       '"    "   .  * -  1     l                                                                                t t  ���������    i  _ . . ���������        rf  . FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.    '  urnishmgs,  Stationer  ,  -  . Patent  And' TOILET ARTICLES of evepy, deseriplion  c/   '  ���������ediemes  ������VX"^"-"/-\ *i  r-^f'f ArtMl;������/V,������-  Specialty  Just received, from'-Standard Oil Co.;'one* Carload  :      '     /EOCENE JLLDmiMATIMG''OIL:    ' ' -   ''  ���������   ' ���������   ������������������  This oil is the best in the,market.   Special prices for ten-case lots.  Q Representative of, the Kootenay Smelting & Trading- Syndicate:  AGENT FOR THE FOLLOWING T'OWNSITES;       ' ������������������ <  T110UT LAKE MY, EVAN8FGRT, KASLO CITY AND NAKUSP..  REV-ELSTOKE  0  O  O  O O  0  (> U O  O   O   ll   O   O  O O U O  O  O  O O  O  O I)  DEALER  F, PORK, 'MUTTON,-ETO.  at.  ne, 'CaFload o  Potatoes..  ONE GASLOAD DRY" G-OODS ���������;  SLOAD BOOTS & SHOES  ���������nnm-raK .FISH AND OYSTERS IN SEASON..  The Revelstoke  BREAD  OAKES  PASTRY  BK3iill!!i'|,ESili!i  S'lliiIilliaS'lKliSa'i  Delivered Daily to any part of the City.  :o:-  Wedding Cake to order.  LEWIS BROS., THE STATION.      '  ag^g^*a������aitt3<-*Be!acattjejarfj������^*zaaga-������^^  ���������moi  SUCCESSOR  TO  THE WESTERN MILLING  zreate:lsto:k  E'  -.'tatnnsneKfSMn^ ���������-  FLOUR  SHORTS      ,  BRAN ,  PATS  VRVAj WHEAT  HAY  FRUITS, and VEGI  Caterers for Suppers, Balls, etc  ���������:o:   bs^jstch:.  DEALER IN  ROLLED OA  CORN MEAL  BACON  BUTTER  EGOS  POTATOES  FABLES of all kinds.  i  4  OF ALL  KING  1Q  UkD.  YOUR CUSTOM SOLICITED.  Agent for-Watoroiia Engine Company.  npol-jht W&soa Company  If you want to reach the People in the Nortl  Riding of West Kootenay  ADVERTISE      11ST  ST go ahead I��������� - - Why?  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-mile1  radius of the townsite, and the routes to them all  converge in. Trout Lake City.  BECAUSE during last winter several of "the Lardeau  m: "*   '  th  HE  +������+  OOTENAY  VI AIL  PI NT! MP \\\  \i\\\ I Urn 121  AND^T   HONEST  P^GCS  DO  I DOT  I ho I  JL.ii  K  0  | Price of Lots���������Corners, $150;   Insides, $100.  APPLY TO II. ASHBY & Oo, Kaslo, or  "TF  rp  rattn   ft  l~"M f-   - L.  w      ll       fi���������-'1      fe  t*Jfo" ir&fjp, *tttW **������-<*������ of?  'ti  **M q  "<<$  *n  im  J 9  mm������smmmmtmmm

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