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 Vol. 4.���������No. 6.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY,  B.C., MAY, 29, 189:  $2.00 a Year/  CARIBOO CREEK- CAMP  SITUATED "ABOUT   TWENTY  MILES  ' SOUTH OF  NAKUSP. ���������  A Pithy Account of this Coming1 Camp  - by Our Correspondent--Its History  and   Properties���������Ore , Shipments  Will Soon be Made. '        <������������������  The prc.-ent place of entry for I he  glowing Cariboo Creek c.-niip is Burlon  Oily, named after U.S. liiirtnn, locator  of (hi- townsite; i!, i- situated in the  Narrows, about 20 iiiili-s south of  Nakusp. A trail lo the mineral discoveries leads,out of Burton and hit.-  Mineral Oily about 7 inib-.-* up un Caii-  bOo Clock.  The pioneer loi-.-ttioii is lhe Golden  Eagle, located by .Hardy in '91. after  the placer  excitement..    The   ino.-t  dc-  ��������� veloped property it- the Proincstora, on  Mineral Ui eek, from wliicli >hipitii-nlis  have been made. and'return- gotshow-  ,   ing $5!).05 in gold.    The  claim'returning ihe   highest   as-ays    is  the    War  'Jingle,   on    I he,   olhet    side   fiom    the  Ptoinestora.     The  claim.-,   are  priiu-i-  '      pally   located   on     Cariboo,    .Mineral,  Snow and Goal- Canyon   Creeks,  all of  which empty into Trout Cieek.    ���������>  < The   forinaLion    is    pi ineipally   slate  ,  and granite and the mineral   is chiefly  galena and gold-bearing iiuartz. Then:  are about 520 claims located  and risscs-  "si'iiienLi  hive  been ' dun'o  on   ,*i   very  large number,of   them.    .Many  of the  claim-, a iv operated by   stock   companies, of which   there   are   eight  or   nine  lie.iiili-.s local companies,. ,  1 " The Winuipcg-Eurcka .Mining Co.  has had several men employed on their  claims mi (\-iriboo Cici-k all winter and  spent a bout $M.0iX).' Suiface showings  'on lluv-.iv .claims are excellent and a  t.inncl is lii-iniT drivi'ii lo crosscut, Ihe  ore rhiite. The oie, contains gold,  silver and lead ai'nl goer- fiom $20 l.o  $120 per ton.-       ' '   ���������  'The Columbia <Sr Cariboo  Mining Co.  lias ;iit,<)   been   working  all   winler'on  , t.beir giia.p  on .Goat,  Canyon  Cieek.  All their claims present a'good appeai--  auee; average asr-.i y per ton being .$ IS.  .The Millie.Mack   gioiij-,   im .Cariboo  Creek*, l.nviied by llie kamloops Mining  . .   and I)evclopiiioi;t' Co.   al,   Uos-lnud,   is  'very rich ami the average as*-ay is-said  to he'about $70 in gold and   100* oz.   in  .silver. Tin'.- property is lo heextensive-  ly* worked t hi--aiumier.      ,  ' The Slocan-Westei ii On., owning the  Triumph,   Invincible    'and   I n,'Je.\-ible,  have some   splendid   properties   which  will he opened Ihi- siniiimcj- al-o.    All.  WondhoiiM',    the     Ros>land, assayer,  , speak.- very highly of tlii.- group?  The Silver, Queen, on Snow Creek,  owned by' n Rossland i onipnny, is a  good property with good .average  ass'riy.    ,     '    -  ICd. C. Finch, nianagei* for Silver  QecenVo., arrived Sunday from Rossland In I'limiiieiiee work on tlie Max-  Well .group on Snow9 Creek. . Three  shift-will he put on iiml everything  pushed. Theie is a splendid showing  on   this  group   right   from'   the  grass  - roots, ,'iiid it. is a  self-fluxing  pioposi-  atioii.'     Shaies   will   shoilly   be, placed  .Mining Machinery and the Tariff.  Mr.   Fielding   introduced  his Tariff  change.- iu the House on Tuesday.  The changes in which Biitish Columbia is interested, are those in regard to  mining   machinery.      Some   is    made  dutiable, and some free,  as'shown   by  two lists.    The Free List is as' follows,:  Pressure ore exhaust fans; rotary pressure   blowers;  coal  cutting  machine.-,  except percussion   coal  cutlers;    coal-  heading   machines;   coal   auger st and  rotary coal   drills;  core  drills;  miner.-'  safety lamps; coal washing machinery:  coke bunking  machinery;  ore  drying  machinery ;     electric     or      magnetic  machines   for separating ore  or concentrating -iron   ores;   blast   fm naces'  ��������� water   jackets;   converters  for  metallurgical   processes  in   iron  or copper;  briquette making machines; ball grinding machines: copper plates,  plated  or  not; machinery J'or  the  extinction of  pi.-ecious   metals   by    ehlorination    or  cyanide processes; monitor*, giants and  elevator.-     for      hydraulic      mining ;  amalgam safes: automatic ore sum pier.-,  automatic    feeders;    jigs,     classifiers,  separators,   ret oris   buddies,   vnmiers,  mercury   pumps,   pyrometers, ^bullion  furnaces, amalgam cb-aners, gf'ld mining slime tables: blast furnace blowing  engines; wrought iron tubing,   butt or  lap welded, threaded  ot   not,   not   less  than 21 inclivs diameter, when  imported foi use exclusive in   tinning,   smelting, reducing, or,ore refining.  ,   The Dutialib; List is as follows: Steam  engines; boilers; on- crushers anil   rock  crushers;   slump  'mills,    Cornish    and  belted rolls; reck drill*, air compressors;  cranes,     derricks,       percussion      coal  cullers,   pumps;   N. Pi. S.   windmills,  horse   power   and    portable    engines;  threshers, separators,   fodder   or  feed-  cut ters; potato diggers, grain crushers,  fanning   mills,   'hay     tenders.     farm  wagons, .slot ma chines.-md typewriters,  and all machinery composed wholly or  iif pari of iron or steel, 25 per cent,  ad  vilorem. ' .   *   ���������  THE SILVER  SLUMP.  Bullion   Prices   Lower   Than at Any  Time'Since '94.    ���������  ' Silver prices reached bedrock last  Satuiday in New York when bullion  sold.down to 00 cents per ounce. This  is the lowest'point it has ever touched  except for a short period in ISJW'Vheii  it sold at 5S cents.  The steady decline, in silver is 'attributed h> the New York Journal to  many different curses: Paris has been  flooded with South American dollar.-,  which have been sold there as low as  2 francs   22  centimes'   for   fhe   dollar.  SOUTHERN KOOTENAY.  Happenings of" Interest Amongst its  -    Various Camps.,   "  THAU. C11K1CK.  A crosscut iii the Centre Star mine  shows an ore body 75 feet, with neither  hanging or foot wall in sight.  A strike has-been made on theSud-  biiry on Murphy Creek.  A concentrating lest of Dundee ore  gave three-into-one ratio and the product valued at $54.  D. IB. Bogle has secured control of  Ihe Victory-Triumph for* nearly $20,000.  The price of .-ilver in the Indian | It has a fine ledge shewing,  bazaars has fallen to 70 rupees, the lowest price on tecord. Tlie exchange  between London and Shanghai has also  fallen to, almost, the lowest, and-even  at the low rate China doe.- notabsorh  a larire quantity of silver. Dating  from'.Japan's declination to abandon  the white metal standard and go upon  a gold basis, the price of silver has  steadily declined.  A contract has been  let on  the Bel-,!  inont for ii 50 ft. shaft. ,  A half interest in the No. 1 has been  sold for a good figure.  The shaft on, the Early Bird is now  down 50 feet and will be extended 60  more.  ���������New'Court House Plans.  on'"the market.  Reilly & IJi'.t Is made a rich Iind ol  gold-bearing <*ii.*'u tz 'ihi- week on Macdonald Oiei-Jc." More will be heaul ol  (his find. ,  The owners of'the Iron Duke have  just finished their a--es-ment work  and are well plea-ed with the result.  ' The district is fairly well supplied  wilt: trails but a waggon road is, hndlv  needed. This it is learned is now supplied and an appropriation has been  made by tbegovernmeiit -upplenieuted  ,by a local one for thai purpose. When  I his road N finished . die   will   lie ready  . fiir .shipment, and a. slart will be made  hy this camp which will class it, with  the be-t iu the district.  Aground on a Bar.  As tlie. .steamer .Marion was   on   her  way up to   Revelstoke on   Wednesday  she struck on  Scow ��������� liar,   about   thiee  miles from heie.     lie skipper was mistaken as (o the depth of water ou   tin-  bar, and as she grounded   iho   current  sent her around and   finally   fixed   her  there.    The.   water,   too, ' kept  falling  after she struck   and   left   her   pietlv  solid and high.       Tom IIunits with his  boat and eight  men went down to   get  the steamer oil  on   Thursday   evening  and had to try and   skid    her atr last.  They got her pretty well alloat and   if  the water holds as il is now (he Marion  will  be. free  I his nflci noun,   'flu;   wheel  has In lie raised lo save   its  being bent,  or hioken, aud Ihen   the   Irip   will   be  lesilllied if all goes t iglil.  \ '   The Season's Road Work. ������  , J. 1). Graham, Gold Commissioner,  returned Tuesday from a trip to "Trout.  L'iki; where he went to start .the road'  and trail work for t he season. He says  the whole count ry is very busy, .mineral,  discoveries are'being iijade daily,'and  i li "il aie camped out ,eve'i vu'here.  Clink's mill iq -pread out over lhe i;oad  from .Thomson's to (ho forks of the  Lardeau. Lumber is badly wanted in  Ferguson and Trout Lake and he was  sure eight buildings would go up in  Fergii-on'if (here was lumber to be  had. The following is a brief account  of I he road work.  '111 ci i;t i.a k is a n ij i-a hdea'u .  Augu-t Olsen and crew.eul out trail  al Canyon Crock (o-l he group disrovcr-  ed Inst full.  .]. Mesley and men cut out Soulh  Fork of Laidean (rail and extend thu  Gainer Creek t rail.    ���������  E., L. TCinman. will commence next  week on the North Folk trail.  Dan Keene's gang aie repairing the  'front, Lake waggon road'from Liui-  grill'.- to Trout Lake. ' Geo. Adams ha's  a crew on (be same load from ,(he  Canyon (o-Langrill's.  \\Y Arinst rong will-clean out Jm.-Ii  Crook t rail.  , Pool Creek trail will be shortly  'slarted and Boyd Creek trail extended  as soon as snow is siillieiently gone.  Hugh Ross has (he option of the post  iif general supervisor of all load work  iu I hose sections.  Hid HliNi). , .  Mob Green aud a crew are clearing  trail from Revelstoke (o Carnes Creek.  Joe Bourgeois and his out fit an' making a trail up Carnes Creek pn.-sible  for pack lloises. ,  R. Blackmore sliirlcd ye.-lerday with  a force of men to clean out and repair  the (rail from Carnes Creek to Gold  Stream.  The plans���������for the, new  court house  arc on vie.v at the Government ollices  and provide for a' bnild'tig  very  much  similar to the one at Nelson but n'ol as  costly.    Speaking to a local contractor-  who was figuring  on   the   building  he  stated that iuMiis  opinion   the  specifications were entirely 'insufficient'for a  properly lasting building,    lie said the  entire frame work is'vas  light as  in "a  small cottage., The posts and sills an?  bait 0x0 and  in  an   ordinary   cottage  they would he 8x8-   The  ceiling joists  are but 2x0 on ISO inch centres and they  should be 2x12 on   12  inch  centres  to  carry the strain of a plasteied   ceiling.  A high   towar  is shewn   in   the   plans  resting on space you  might  say  there  being but one partition to support it.,  The Government Agent interviewed  said the plans ami specifications were  not up to his idea of what they should  be. lie pointed out several of what he  thought defects in the construction and  said he intended to return them (o the  Department nf Lands ami Works with  suggestions. ��������� ,       '      ' -   .  t     Br.OOAN.  ' '  Thos. Mitchell .is getting out plans  for a concentrator and tramway, for  the Montezuma.  The* Silver Bell, Unhand Little Bell,  known as the, '^Swedes claims, on  south fork of Kaslo Greek, have been  sold.  Thp Lost Paradise, Hidden .Treasure  and Easter claims,' near the Blue Bell,  have been bonded.  A quartet in ,the Sunset in Whitewater basin is reported sold.  The second crosscut is in 75 ft. on the  Lily B.  Two hundred and fifty'inch are said  to be prospecting on Leinon Cieek.' "~  The Ruth is working 70 men and  shipping two carloads of ore a day.  - No. 0 tunnel, soon to be commenced  at the Slocan star, will be run 2,(K)0 ft.  and test the mine tit'a depth of l'.OOO  feet. l' '   ,  , There ,.is  nearly a carload  of ore on  the dump at  the Two Friends.   /    '   '' "Signed for Early Closing.  The .following firms have assi-ted  the project of early"��������� closing by agiee-  ing to close th'oir business premises at  S o'clock every evening except Saturday's: Bourne Bros., \V. M. Lawrence,  It. llowson -fcCn., W. J. Law, F. B.  Wells W. B. Pease & Co., A. N. Smith,  H. N. .Coursier.        '  These houses de-erve well of the  public for tlnir humanitarian action  and thev should see (hat purchases are  made before t hat hour. There is niggardliness and, to an extent, cruelty,  in the muzzling of the ox I hat treadeth  out (he corn, and life simile holds good  in (he case of the model u employee.  He needs recreation,'pure air and all  the blessing-, and enjoyment that his  employer requires and it is but just  that he should iret them. Lei, us live  and let live.  The New Steamer.  Gaily bedecked with colors the new  ���������steamer Ivootenay made hei* first trip  to Trail last Wednesday. She is a  plain model, and is very comfot tably  filled out. She i- ten feet, longer than  the Naku-p and a foot narrower in the  beam. Capl. \V. K. Nesbitt is in command ;-R. W. Shiel-, purser; Petei  wilson, pilot : I), Stephens chief engineer. She will begin the daily run  next, week.  (JIC.VIiUAl..  Kaslo had a tremendous' crowd of  visitors on Monday. The sports were  well contested so weie the'yacht uices,  but. the main interest centen d on (he  baseball match the first of Hi,, Wash-  ington-Kootenay series; Spokane won  by 17 to 15.  The 0. P. It? steamer Slocan is making the trip to Slocan City and return  in three hours with a half hour stop  over. VU'r first freight will be the supplies for the Slocan railway which it is  expected will be begun in a few weeks  with over 1000 men employed.   <  ���������The action of Mayor Scott and  council in giving (be city 'printing  without tenders 'being called for is  exciting wrath from the Miner.  Rossland's new exchange will' probably he affiliated to the Board of Trade.  Out of the Coop.  md  for  I'llscr it Archibald's  iin:   cream  ' f'ruil .'store is--'opeii(!(J   up.      '  M ri'and Mis. VVallcor' have   j.-ft  Ferguson, w(i<:i*(! they will rij.siile....  -.���������]-,��������� ���������McCiii.'ty  of!   Ilegina   is   in   town  and may. decide'to locate 'here.   .       '  S/piik;, of   (.lie     lownl'olk     Look     a  diphtheria; .scare anil got out las-l. Week,  IIUTSIIJK POINTS.  At Cariboo Creek work will be started next, week on the new waggon road  and the amount of the Government ap-  propi-ial ion is $1,500.  At Fire Valley work will be put. iu  also and a special vote of SX00 i- in-  eluded for the road work there iu the  estiimites.  Cariboo Creek and Fire Valley work  will be in Comii)i-*sioner Graham's  charge I his year'.  ���������May Ore Shipments via Revelstoke.  Idaho   Enterprise ..  li. N. White  Slocan Star.  UO.IKH) pound-  SO.IXK)  2,S0,000  ::(i(i,ooo  .$ 0,551  ���������1,011  10,000  j:j,:������8  Toi.*ils...   .. MO. 000 pound-. ������:������. I.'tt  Placer Leases Issued.  .? French' Creek ��������� A.    Hitchcock.     S.  Deschanips.eacb i-uiile creek diggings;  Camp   Creek,- Swords. ^   Hedsirnm',...  ..J-inile creek diggings.  Lardeau Creek ��������� Peter Ailkeeii and  I).,'Biown, -A-mile creek diggings:  Duncan H. Mel'lier-on, .;,.mile creek  diggings, ���������'''���������.-���������.;  Those who know "Paddy" Miles and  who knew of his getting a three  mouths sentence from Judge Forin  recently weie somewhat surprised fo  see Iiiui going south Wednesday. He  ha- got out, under a habeas corpus writ  on lhe ground that Judge Forin had  impo-ed a heavier penalty than allowed by law, Ihe code limiting the term  of imprisonment for common assault  to two month*. Miles was released on  the order of Mr. .Ju-tice Walkein.  ������������������-���������������������������������������������    ��������� ^  ���������ii  ���������.-  Those Mail Problems.  The mail service between Trout Lake,  ancl lleielstoke lias to be looked   into.  This mail   is   due   here   Friday   afternoons, but it does not, arrive, when due  for two  weeks   consecutively,   thereby  causing much annoyance, and   trouble.  Wheie is the. delay in transmission   or  who is responsible?  With but a weekly  mail to the points iu Trout Lake   it   is  \ery  important  that   (hey  should   be  punctual and regular.      'J'he Big Bend  mail service is still unlet and   the   outfits going In there are nonplussed at the.  laxity of. the department   in   not   pre-'  paring sonic way of providing for ,t his  service.      The mail is a most important  aid to the business of any section,   but  especially is it so in new   camps   being  opened to capital.     The board of1 trade,  would do well tn, lake,   up,  these   mail  mat ters iind   see  what   the.   trouble   is  a ni,' win-thev are 'not attended'U;,  Spokane beat Rossland at baseball  Wednesday.  The now town of Quart/, deck is  booming. Over two hundred lots have  recently changed hands.  Edison's vita scope will show the  Fitzsininions-Corbett fight at Rossland  next week.  C. P. It. authorities want Nelson to  pay for lots on which tlie fire-hall is  built.  D. M. Liiinaid has begun work on  his hotel al Kaslo. ���������>  The Liberals of Kaslo have organized  and appointed officers.  A new townsite is (o be started on  the opposite side of the river at Rob-  sou. This is the terminus of the C. <Ss  W. road.to Trail and is known as Mc-  Leary's ranch.  Severe forest fires are raging around  the Slocan.  At (he Queen's- birthday celebration  al, Slocan City the most interesting  sight was old Eli Carpenter, a man of  00, the discoverer of the Slocan, walking a light rope.  ,An excursion for Deer Park was run  from Trail Monday.  Total ore shipments for April were  $������27,40:i.  Frank Fletcher has a new map out  and ready for sale.  At the Athabasca, near Nelson,  there are 150 tons of ore ready for shipment.  Jim Yuill, of Kaslo, is missing and  is thought (o be drowned in Kaslo  River.  Local and Personal Briefs.   ,  ' ������  J. D.' Sibbald arrived yesterdav.  Riglrt in the neck, says the diphtheria, where the bottle gets the   cork.  Hon. J. H. Turner, , provincial premier, passed through on his way east  Monday. ������  V. Vand.-ill and Jack Sweeney went  south on Tuesday and returned yesterday afternoon.  .John Skogstroni was whooping it  up ou the. 2-kli and having a gay old  time."  The Str. Lytton, it is again   reported, will soon  come   up   nnder   charter  by the Fiench Creek Co.  ,    W. F. Thompson, of the Trail  uVemn  and'Nelson Jfin'tr, returned   from   his I  eastern trip Wednesday.  IL N. and Mrs. Coursier had'a little  picnic this week celebrating their  ^vedding anniversary.  Miss Martin was married on Tues-  clay'to Percy Walton of the dining  car.    Good luck to you-both.  Prof. Frank''Nason, the malinger of  the Columbia Hydraulic company,  went up the. Bend trail Thursday.  Thomas, Mrs. and Nellie Marshall  have been visiting .town this week, but  left,this morning for Tllecilewaefc.  ,'J. D.,Graham walked the ties on the  south branch Tuesday. He lookeil so  tough when he got home that Billy  was about to run him in.  , The customs receipts for May, at  Revelstoke, -were : ' 1st week, $209.8-1;  2nd week", $118.01 j'Srd week,, $21.S9;  4th week, $-125.    Total, $837.87.    <  Mr. DeCiew, a mill man from Essex,  Ontario, went into Trout Lake yesterday to size up the situation for a sawmill. , , ,  The supports are in  foi- W..Cowans'  new   building  on   the   hill. '   He, will  put. up a large building  and' have  his  telephone ollices there.     ,  1 ,    i,  ��������� A Mr. Bland from' Victoria is opening up a boot and shoo store next.to  the Mail ollice. The ollice stall' will  soon be shod now.' ,,  ��������� Hon. Dr. Montague, ex-minister of  agriculture, was here going south Monday. . Like other- ex-cabinet ministers  lie prefers mining to politics trow.  R. II. Trueiiian, the well-known  photographer, will visit Revelstoke  about tins 20th of Juye. ��������� Keep your  business and be sure of good pictures.*  A. G. M. Spragge, the man who so  narrowly escaped being made a Q. C.  and County court judge, was here this  week ando will locate an ollice in  ���������Smith's building.  Chas. E. Shaw came up from  Ferguson this week, says its a hummer.  He, will reside here and \V, B. Pool  will go into Ferguson as lesident  agent.  Second Street, is graded out, in u  kind of way'up to the street wheie the  Union is, and the men are now at  work extending Douglas Street to   the  'ROM FAR AND NEAR  HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST AT HOME  AND ABROAD.  Quebec's New, Cabinet���������The Thunderer  on the Canadiaa Liberal Tariff-  Turks Want a Big Sum���������Winni-  ti ���������   peg's Henly Entry Accepted.  The new Quebec cabinet was sworn  in Wednesday,'it is made ' up as follows : F. li. Marc-hand, premier and  president of the council; Horace Arch-  anibault, attorney-general ; H. Thos.  DiuTy, treasurer; J. E. Rohidoux, secretary; S. N. Parent, public works  commissioner;' F. G. Af. Dedienel agriculture commissioner; Adelard Tiii-  geon, colonoizatioti and , mines' com- '  niissioner; Joseph Sheyn and Dr.  Giierin, without portfolios.  Winnipeg's entry for Henly' ha*  been accepted and the crew "leave  shortly. .  . '  A huge new   cotton   mill   is   to  be  erected at Dru'muiondville, Quebec-  There is no truth iu the report   that,  Hon. Dr.   Rordeu   would   resign   the  militia ollice. ''*    ''  /.Tlie London Times says of Fieldin������'s  tariff proposals in 'its'Friday issue:  "Whatever their fate they constitute,  by far- themostrirnportaiit and effective  contribution ever made to coinmercial  unification of the empire.'  The Turkish grand vizier is urging  the sultan not to give up'Thessaly. , ������ .,-'  The U"nited States senate is   making*'���������  great progress with the new tariff bill   '  The metric system ,of w;eights and  measurements has by bill' been introduced to the English Commons.  A severe shock   of   earthquake occurred in Montreal orr   Thursday.   ��������� It "  was felt generally in Quebec.    ",.  .-  The Greeks have-entered   a protest    '  against the large war indemnity asked  by Turkey.  Another session -of the Cnnndinti'  Commons will probably,be" called  next1  December or January.  j   J       ���������       \      i  Festivities of the Holiday.  skating rink when? it turns and runs  to (he brewery meeting Second Street  there.  Tf the present main road is still to  be used something in the 'shape of a  fence or safeguard should be ,put up  where the river is most dangerous :to  travelers.  T. .1. Leiidi'uni was here most of the  week looking up thfc affairs of the  Smelter' Co.'s townsite. There has  been some change of ownership or  something but what il, was Lendruin  wouldn't say. He went'south yesterday.  The Sergeant cases came up before  Stependiary Magistrate Graham on  Wednesday, but were,' adjourned to  the, next sitting of County Court,  wliich will be next week. Lawyers  have been engaged and the mutter is  to be carried through evidently.  Thomas Richardson came in this  week fiom Illecillewaet and removed  his wife's remains for conveyance to  their old home in Dorchester. The  body was encased in a handsomely  sealed metal easket, and .Mr. Richardson and Mrs. Is'elles will accompany it  to Dorchester.  Nakusp In It.  On Tuesday next Nakusp will be  made au out iiort of entry undei the  Nelson office; All customs will be recorded there and forwarded to Nelson  so thai the total figures of .the district  can he. collected 'weekly. An inland  revenue office is also to be established  anil the new local officer for both  branches of the service will be it is  understood the popular Jack Dawson  who blight to make a innsl capable and  obliging official.  The local . Orangemen propose to  bold a monster demonstration on July  12th at Beveistoke. They have issued  invitations to surrounding lodges and  they have been accepted by Vernon,  Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Donald,  Slocan Oily and Saudon lodges. Excursion rates have been obtained and  a gala time including bands, fife and  drums, oratory, fiieworks, etc, is to  be had.  It was with much pleasure the people  of  Revelstoke   heard   that   Kamloors  would after all come up to play hall on  the Queen's birthday,  and  when  they  took the Held on Monday they created  a very favorable'impression  as a  liu-a  stalwart   lot ' of   fellows.   They   went  first to  tne  bat but   were   ont  for  a  cipher.    Revelstoke's first innings produced four runs and  they  retained a  lead till the fifth   innings  when   Karn- '  loops got four.   At the  sixth  innings '  both   were   even   but then  Kamloops '  boys took the lead and by a few errors  in the field got a score of seven in  two  innings which gave, them   the victory,  by M to 9. For the visitors, Borthwick,  Franklin,   Mclnty're    and    Heri-hnur  played a good game and   weie   most  noticeable.    The Revelstoke hoys  will  go to  Kamloops on   the   0th   or   10th  prox  and   get  satisfaction   from   thu  wearers of the gray and   red.    They  can do it if they get a little  more  hatting talent and a strong piteher.  In the evening the ladies interested  in the. Kindergarten irave an entertainment in Peterson's Hull. They  served tea from 0 to Sand the number  of people who patronized the tables  was au indication of its merit and  popularity of the hostesses. The  conceit followed containing some very  good numbers. Tbe tableaux were  much enjoyed and the audience roared  at the pantomime. J. M. Kellie acted  as chairman.  During (he progress of the tea some  of the sports had bicycle, and horse  races. H. Scott won the first bicycle  race, F. Lewis the second. The horse  race was won by Pettipieee's chestnut-  Diphtheria is Abating".  Attention     is    called    to   W.    M.  Lawrence's new  ad.   this   week.    Mr.  Lawrence says, as we. intend to confine  our  business   to   the   hardware,   trade  alone and give special attention   to  its  various, branches we solicit a  shurej of  your patronage trusting to give  satisfaction in f-very   way. Our   tinshiith-  ing'.'department,   is   under   a   skilled  workman aided by   modern niaciiinery  and we.  can   make   up   lit   order  anything in   tin,   galvanised'- iroif,   sheet  iron or  copper..    Estimates   eheeifully  given on-(.in   roofing,  'vnvp,   (.roughing,  'or furnace work- '   ���������'*-���������  The diphtheria scare of last ,week'  has not been much in evidence the  last few days, though three new cases  bavedeveloped���������two children and one  adult. The medical health officer has  isolated ihe children in a house on the  oulskii ts of the town, and the adult is  being carefully attended at lioine.���������-  Anti-toxine is being used with the  most gratifying results, au immediate  improvement, being noticeable in the  patients.  Regarding the anti-toxine, it is reported on good authority that it laid  here at the railway station from Satut*  day morning until Wednesday, and  patients needing it meanwhile. If  there had been.any fatalities, preventable by the application of this cure, hut  occurring through its absence, there  would have been negligence of a serious  kind attributable to somebody.  AH the patients are doing; well.  Local members of I.-O.G.T. will en-  terrain their friends at a social next  Tuesday in their hall. The programme, will cousistuf light, refreshments,  vocal ;uirj instrumental music, etc-. PAGE 2.  THE KOOTENAY .MAIL  XCbe Ikootena^ tffeail  -    PURLISIIKI) KVElfY SATURDAY  ���������AT���������  REVZI.STOKE. B.C.,      ' ,    ���������hy���������  - -"        ATIvlN"S & SMITH,  PrBLiPHEK- a.vd I'lior-iiiirroiis.  Subscription   Price,   $2.00   Per    Annum  "-" r~.~" ������2" stkicti.y in . ujvanci* "Si  ADVERTISING RATES.  . ,'.  CON'TltACT Ain'KRTISKMKNTS inii-rU-d al  tlie rate of 51 ..V) per coluiini inch ]><*r month.  u      Koi-sjmiciw of six column indies or,over ������1  per inch hit month.  TRAN'oJKXT   ARVKliTISKJIKNTS l������c. - per  line- Iirst insertion, or. pur line, ouch  siilisu-  , qncnl,   insert ion.      Tho   niinil-d*    of    lines  reckoned by -p.icc occnjiieil. li line- lo lhe  inch.  READING 'NOTICES   Km.  per line each  insertion,   unless, contracted < for hy^he KM)  -lines.  JOR l'UINTlNll ofevei-.v kind at most leason-  uhle rates and shorte-1 notice.  ACCOUNTS for job1 printing  or  iiilverlisinjj*  , pav;il)]e on the iirst of every month.  'CORItESI'ONDENCE on nil miitti-rs of loe.il  or public interest invited aii(l,eai*efnllv run-  bideri-d. Ail coininiiiiieatJons lo the lOdilor  must he accompanied hy the name ofithe  writer, not n.eec���������arily for publication, bill  asan. evidenee of wood fait li.  Addre-s  Tine Jvoothnay .Mail,  ,   ' JU-vel.sloke, B.C.  The Ames Holdon Co.'s special  "ColmnWa/' "Vancouvop,"Kootenay". should be worn,by everybody who wants ������a, first-class  mountain boot.  KIOVFI.STOKF, .MAV 2!), IS!)7.  Tills journalistic 'parasites ������^ t,'1������  Turner government ha\e., been goaded  into taking up the   river bank mutter.  Tlveii arguments   (which will Oe found  'in    .uurt'lier   column) are.   in  the. main  identical, 'that, the   provincial  govern-  ' djicnt Jia\,e no right to protect the river  Ib'uu'k ,iut Kcvi.-lst.okc'.    ,  Tlie World, iis'itgenerally.doesj tries  to cover up the matter at issue in an  irrelevant dust and, having never  .touched the argument,, patronizingly  ,'id'vist-s ns to dismiss the idea of pro-  ���������vincial   responsibility   at,   once.'      The'  l]rorld's mission is to mislead, to bunco.  , The Cohmit-t faces the facts as best  it can; it le.pudiates pnnincial responsibility in to to, calls us the Kevelstoke lieviler, and says it does not expect its explanation to be sat isfactory  to'us. The Cat (mint tries to bully but  we piefer tb.-iL to the squid-like style  Af the World.  The denials of these pap-fed organs  -will have, no weight with the. people.  'Thev know that the provincial govern-  sainc, land be subsequently surveyed  and platted as a townsite and the lots  put upon the market, i but hefoie, any  sales take pl.ice, cv-rv fourth lot is lo  be deeded hack to the government.  Just as (o whether t he govt runieiit has  the power vested iu it, lo compel -uch a  proceeding we will leave olbi-i.s to  determine, but, one thing in < e:*!.iin,  and that, is. (he inconsistency isg.ai i.ig  enough when the provisions of (be  Land Act and tbo-e of the .Mineral  Act are taken into consideration. For  instance, by a leceul. nmciidiiii-ul to  the Mineral .Acl, it is proposed ti .allow  tbe holder of a mineral claim the  pi ivilege of a'-quh ing t be sin face rights  al a certain given price, and this too  vvil hou j any st ipnlat ion or reserva tiou.'  Tlii- being tlie case we would like to  ask what ris<' there' to prevent any  number ,of townsite*-,' springing into  . existence under l he pi ovisions of the  Mineral Act, and why should the pre-  emptoi- who is obliged to bib a JJi'iLis>li  subject be legislated against, when the  purchaser of a mineral (laim, who may  be an alien, is given a l'rce band. .This  is the rankest of class legislation, and  icik-rts little lo' the credit of the  present provincial government.���������Midway Atlcttnt'C; -   ,  PROFESSIONAL.  WB. McKECHNIE,  (M.R., M.D.C.M.)  PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,  revrlstoke-.  B.C.  Ol-TK-E   near   Union   Hotel.     Calls by Telephone oi* Tcle'-fraple pnn'iptlv attended to.,  '    Ollice  hour,,: '!l:3(l to  11  a.m'��������� l::i(l to 1 and  7 to S p.m. ,  QHAS. R. CARLYON,  Baprister-at-Law, Solicitor,  . " and' Notary Public.  g'SWVWK.:   Mail building, Revelstoke. IJ. C.  CITIZENS ^a*^  PREVENT DISEASE  By purifying"  your  yards . and  outhouses with  CHLORIDE OF LIME  - '     ���������: or :���������  ,   sure disinfectants.'  Silvei;ton News Notes.  The Canadian Pacific., Hail way have  begun the const ruction of their wharf  at, Silverton, ivhich is about 90 feet in  length, on which they vvill build 'ii  large freight warehouse, also express  and telegraph ol'lices.  The engineer of the Wakefield mine,  Mr. Geo. I). B. 'Tin nerQ who lias ju.-t  returned from England with his bride,  is building a handsome residence over-'  looking I he lake.  Tbe new Bowes Hotel, three- stories,  is noaring completion and in time for  tour ist, travel, as already it is almost  impossible to provide accommoclal ion  for incoming people. The Hotel Thor-  b'urn is always full.  Fully liftetn to twenly stores and offices are. in course of creel ion and  con trad.       , c'  It, is estimated I bat over, a quartcr-  niillion dollars will be expended this  season   in  development oi'  the   mines  r, ,  adjacent lo Silverton.  Tbe (!. P. Ii. Co.'s new steamer made  its firsl (rip here on tin' 2ltb May, the  Queen's-Bill lid,iy.  C,H. ELLACOTT,  H.A. -Sc. (Mclhl.l.).  J'rnriiiciat Land rjit'rrai/ai:  Surveys executed in any 'part of the  Province  with accuracy and dispatch.  ROX til. ROSSLAND, B. C.  ' REAL ESTATE AND MINING.    <  C.   E.SHAW,  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance.       ���������  1 Agent for Ferguson townsite.'  Hkyklktoick, B.C.  C. S. DOUGLAS,  ,,  I  i f  Real Estate and' Mining' Broker,  ' 130 Cordova St., VANCDUVEIt, B.C. ���������  T. MATHEWS,1  Real Estate and Mining Broker  319 Cordova St.,  ,   , VANCOUVER, B.C.  Mining stocks and prope.Mies bought,  and sold on commission. Correspondence ���������solicited.   1_ ;   BEAUMONT BOGGS& CO.  ��������� Mining Brokers,  <���������-''VICTORIA, B. C.  ��������� For sale at ������������������  'ABEY'S drug store,  BSVELSTOKE STATION. B. C,  Mail orders promptly attended to..  TAILORS.  R  >    S. WILSON,  Local Merchant Tailor.,,  Order-and Heady-Made, '    '   ���������  , n '       '1  '  To suit figuri* or pui'H<\  APLE LEAF HOTEL,  ILLECILLEWAET, B.C.  The Pioneer Hotel of the Pioneer  camp o  4?  ootenay.  Good rooms, newly furnished.   , -      -     'z ���������   Best table in town  Choicest Liquors and Cigars..   Commercial,Room.   ,  T. RICHARDSON, Prop  BATES $1 TO $2..  ���������   The GROWN POINT HOTEL .;  ���������    '       ,   -    ;      ���������7. TRAIL,"B. C.  ���������   '      ���������'      ,  Lighted thioitghout with electric light."' Baths, and all modern  ,   improvements. '  PETERSEN   BROS.,  ���������    PROPRIETORS.  i First-Class in Every Respect.  ' Sample-rooms for Commercial Men.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  c  1A.MPI3ULL fc-CO.  Fashionable Tailors.  Cor. Broad St. A; Trounce Ave..  Opposite I he Driard,  '  Late of Government SI reel,  VICTORIA, B. C.  Iiiiportei's of Kino Seoteh and Knjjli-Oi (iooils.  mllOMAS BROS, ic GRANT,  ��������� TAILOR3   To Cover it in Five Months.  "W. A. Cailyle, Provincial, Mineralogist, starts out in a few days to re-  porf upon districts which he was unable io visit lasl season. He will put  in five months Ibis year in Vale. Vernon, Kettle River, Boundary Creel;,  Lardeau, Trout Lake, IHerillrwae!,  Kamloops and Cariboo camps. This  will be a big Held to cover iu the  .time  allotted   and   will   not  allow   lot  Mines and M.ining Stocks.  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  SARH2K3;  a   McNeil,  BARI573R CHOP AND BATH ROOM,  '"Front Street, .Hevolstoke.  Haircut, 25c.;'_ Bath, 50c; Six Shaving  ��������� ^Tickets for SI.00.  r  L. JOHNSON, ,'  Ki':vi:i,sroi<ic St.\tio\,' B.C.  Suits from $12, Paiits from $3.  Sample and   inenMirciiienl, forms sent  on application. , ,  ���������   92 Government St.,  Whito labor only. VICTORIA,   B.C.  MISCELLANEOUS.  GUY   BARBER,  '    V/ATC2K.UCES A1CD JEWrLLSli  n  Repairing Neatly Sc Promptly Executed.  R E V33 LSTO K E, B. C.  JAS. McMAHON,   B  General Blacksmith & Woodworker  Repairs to Wagons.    Tools Sharpened.  siioKiNu a* si-ittTAi/rv.  Hill Hotel  1-RANK VANDALL, Proi-kiktor.  ���������-^Revelstoke, -B.C.-���������  esiTaMj iii ;i;own, \W Furnished 'Rooms,  Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars,  Eyepytiiing StPietly First-Class.   < * ,;  'Terms $2 per day.  Kamloops Beer on Draught  GOX^XvS:J������!3=2,C3:_A..XJ .hotel   ,  7 Corner of Hastings and Cambie Streets,  ���������    ��������� ��������� ' l        ,      VANCOUVER,  B.-Q.  ,-   ,       , .      | more than a ierv Mipeilirial   exauuna-:  ;ment:    ���������u rod need ���������   iho.    co-operative ��������� ,.(|tj_    ](   |s   pnill;ll)1(,   limu,v,���������,    th;��������� ;  Haircut ancl shave 50c.   *^~*~���������1  ���������-wamy   Comfortable Parlors.  Oryos'.se Drutj FJtore.  (lnetjiofl thenisohes and upon their I -]���������, time may be lengthened anil a full j ��������� CONTRACTORS A������fD 3UILDERS.  -initiiitivo'-tlie foilernl'.uithoi-ities assist-  pil here in'9-1-'95 ; tliey recollect what  ,ex-pi'(*inier Davie said bete lust election ; ,they know all about the 8^0,000  vote in '9-1 for tne Fraser binds. They  .see the argument, in its true light, that  *-it is not a question   of management ut  description   uiven   to   the    public   ibis I " " "  fall.    UigHend. too. might wilh advan- j ^7J7     A.  N KTT'L'K.  lage to Prof. Cnrlyle and  the public be l    * ^   ��������� t        ���������  included in his professional  pe.egin-j   ���������      Carpenter and Contractor.  I t 1   ���������"-���������*��������� , "      i Plana   and   Estimates   Prepared.   ,  The Yukon Country. I revelstoke station, b.c.  at ions.  Cold was first,  discovered   in   paying]  .    ,,        ��������� ,    ,      ,��������� ,     .-       i     Co i   was  jiM,  ili.scovereii   in   paying , TT!      l?>Tr" \ Oil  iiaviiral) c;    riv.eis    but   ot   "protecting              .        ..,-.-,        .     ���������     ���������    ,^vi Hi     '  lL.-VKU,  <���������        o            .     ���������                           i,               -     (pi'intrics m the ^i ukon   basin ��������� m Ix-l. JJ.1.  -realty, and they know that tl.e provin- . ,n ,ht ,���������Nt ������������������,.,. ,���������. r,..���������.  v.-.irs  minim; ,.     ,,,-'/    ,,    pj  jinl estimates   a.e   full   of   figiues   for ! w���������? .lom-on th-IVn vani'l HoMti.linirna LOI/tractOr    ai/Cl    hU/lctcr.  .siiiiilar purposes on the Kicking HoiseV rivei-. and in IhN! trobl in   considerable    , ���������      y. 77.-Z.XZ.   Coviehan    and    other    rivets.      They i ci'iaiitity was found at   Ca.-.iir   ii.u   -mi p,.,,',,  ut(1  Specifications   prepared   on  ,             .   ,, ���������      ,,,    ,,    ,-ni    1^   l., .    ..    \    the Stewart and b.i~ extended   and   in- >    a.,,., ..,,,.. ,                '<  know full   well   that -Col. baker went ���������                                           ._,.., nm l i.ohh .  ,        ���������     ,.    .,  ���������         let-eased   since   then.     I hi-   l iiKori    -fi- '    pc-wtri o-rnufe-   R r-  Vast   to   represent   a   body  ot   P.vser , (i()n |imy h(. djv-i;,, ,���������<��������� t,)r,i(. <lh ,.,.,��������� R.VELSTOK^, B.C.   ,  .\ alley    fanners,' who   looked    to  t he J liam,.i.y:   Th"   Cjiper.   lyinir   eiitii-'-.iy ," __     "   xnovincial as well ius federal authorities    within Briti-b t.eriitnry arid ������������������inh-.w ii.cr    ^         - _'   .-_.*_..". '.   for   protection, and    they    know   that ' White, Pelly. Leuis and   ll..'.r.-1ir.._,n.- '    (')NVXKIJ ������������������ ,.,���������.,.                                  ,      ,      .   ;           ,      ,               ,  ���������                    .                       .                                             '"fii-uic    w-liich  liiiri,|Vle<     ful-m    tb>-    b",l(t   ,     (   I ....     ,^..                 I  '' *-   '-"-LIU     111C lllv.rl(.l   til  there he pledged I.U govern.nent toco-   ^; ,   '          V             -n         * m,    ' i������        t <A -"��������� ��������� ���������}��������� >������������������,'t"J.ii s.-lio,. 0r M.,���������,  .'.'."...                    of the main ^ ukon.     lhe  Middb- divi- I. .n-l.m. ImjkI.uhI.I      %           j              the Staff.               <������������^  C   H. HEAPS '&. CO.,  Line hi n cry Brokers,  ."iiiti l'o!'(lm*a Slrci'l,  VANCOUVEIL  U.C.  KX*I\ tt f VJRJ  FOR SALE���������A (|iiiinl,il.v of liylit, second hand  'Stool li.iils.  J. R. HULL & CO.  Wholesale    and   Retail  BTJTCHEBS.  Purveyors of High-class Meats.  v   BBVBLSTOKE, B.C.  All orders in our line will be promptly  attended to.   ,  The Staff,of Life  is Bread.   l  c better  Mqnipiied   wilh   Iilevalor,   lOiectric   Bells.     ���������  Heated   wilh   hot  water." and, all  modern' improvements. , -.,,'. r*  Hat.es $2 per day,  (J. THOMAS, PiKii'itiKTint.  Stockholm ."Bouse; IMS'  . .1. ALBUllT STOiS'l-:, Pitoi'inm-oii.  The -Dining Roanr istfe;:fe!irlwith the best the  ���������' " -' ' "'��������� .^a!'^ a^St ���������'' -    '   :  TES BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH THE CHOICEST  WINES/ LIQUORS AND GIGARS.  ���������=T=m=ar-*'"-iT i^r- t-x-���������  operation with the   Dominion in evoh-   ^n   s���������t.lllcli,^  F���������lt    ,>,.],-.,:���������... .,,e!   th.  in:,' a   scheme   to  sa\e  those   t'anneis    (.',,ulUrv   dowi)   to   tii-  mouth   ���������������������������"  *h-  '���������pi*o*j������ei tv.     Now.   if   there,    why    not    T.mana    river.      Th-   I.ov,-i ' ili\ i-i >n  Mining   Engineer.    Analytical    Chemist j  and  Assayer.      , I  here?   Why, when the people of J{e\el-   streieh-s from the m'-mh of tb- Taiia-  >toke ask'for bread do thev^L a stone.    ���������������'' f" -N',,<���������,','1 S",1(1   i',", ���������������'���������'" i������'s 7''     ..  ..  , .     -      Thelarirest nn-jir-t vei found   <m Ihe  are thoy not of as much accounfas th-    y,^,,,, w<1, in FlilIlkl',,-nl. 1, in M.iH,     \\  Fraser fanners'!    A little   time,   hence    -sq-     n Weif.'b--d-v.o tl'v thii i-. 'nuic-s  .will tell.  I'r',|,(-r*.I< ��������� '\.iiini|,il and re|-',rt'-il on.  M-,",\   lli:XVKl:, ll I  PKLI.KU- IfABVKV. RC.S.      ;  .    '  i.M< -I,'.  V. Kti". (iisi . M   ,v M V.)      |  Miiiuir/ h'n'/firi r inn/ A^Hiiyri:  \*.v;-i'(,i vi>;i;. I!. ('.  Ch<-Cl,tn(r Srrjf t   r P.,',, ,1 Sp -f.i.llt '. j  before, and t w-iit \ -niie- and   forty-!;'. <   - ^-  ' nn'c-himdrc! h-     ou:,'-^     .ifl-r     bepiu  ��������� Dksimtk   our   refusal   last   week   to , melted at the mint   at   San   Fiao'i-",.  ,.             "i       ���������          i     .-         .���������   .   11          i          It K in the t"pp-r and   Middle iliii  ;-  /llsclls.s  Liu.'    lllinwltlctloll of    toll   loads'      o                               "                                                             |,s    .irr-m^ i���������, Hi       ���������ni,     K i",|, in      in, If r,.  .      ,        ,,   i      ���������  . oils I hat I "ll    dl-rovei'ies    ||;i v <-   I ,,-r i ,,,,    , ,;i I ,   ,K.,,|, ,,,,   ",,i -u-i,.,������������������-,!.  ,,f  as tooantirpiated. the   Ul,.,n*t   comes , |)l;u,(. ������������������ ,,,��������� , y Mll(.fl>Sl vi v Mile. Mii;.-r. ������"��������� ��������� "' '" '���������-" -'<������������������������������ "' ��������� ������������������!l"  up to the   M;..,lch   aifaiu    in   a    ikmiI     (-.UrWv .ind FtJi> ��������� b er <������-\- and   t b- K'nv-    ' ",",l1 '"'A^ '" ,.,J.IV.1V"m e'.V'illVi 77'7  is.slie M ith  a  lonj^    li>,L    of    qtlest ions <'ll      llkllklU'el.     The's| i eains   flow in;.' ml o i-.i-n-li    I';,,,,.-  4l.(.ii������l.j.-ct.     Itsposuion is   p���������silively    Ih- T..i.an.i.   on   th-  we.|   smI,. oMi-e       N':    V���������������������������"  m,,, ���������,.���������;,'-d    .n���������,,������������������n  piiiiful':  it   U     M.nply  N,oili���������.   fo,    ;l    H'i.-'l<-.m.yun|d   in   l:,r(,e  .piainiti--.. M���������r>r-lPi.,.,n      FfC  /l.d.t. a. ���������allv,������- Hf.,r,^,anJ,,m,���������...M,,,,'m���������hf,:���������,.,,,,n^,,,   ^ ^ n   "T    J*   A"    ^(<ldl{<^'     hl^-  ?''- "-���������"-<���������       . n -5^ mean any! limp;, Ih-y suirif-si   t|j,ii   rli-,  We w<iuid haw no objection ���������>>! inii-rint- of .\),^k,i V destined to b... - /vssfiyor ritid Mining En^incer,  .ol.Ii^ini,'    tii''-      Cti/iiiii.-tl     on     general | conn-.1 if real  ci-nlii-of' ipi.irlz   ininirif  principles, ai^l the tempt.ilion to do so ; in a verv few yeais.    Ft is  fair   |..s,ip-    ''1'-   l!\-!l\',-   -i.  -. tii. -ii      , ' nose   when   niion  neat Iv every   s||,,.mh  IS stioii<'J   Ini;  do what  wi: will  wil can i '"      '      "   "   "''  " . .     i and ( leek ifobl is  found   in   tfical. I    oi  jjot como Lo  a   .M'n-e ot   sei iouhui.-ss ml, ....     ' , ,i  '' * j less    ipianl it i-s,      -on.ew hei ,-      ||,      II,.'  moimlnins,    \\ h.ttc \cr     nun*     i -     t In  elimate fir condii ions I ba I   <Ii*������������������ < ', -. >��������� t! -  ledges nnd I urns'   lb-    Ifold    |ni,-c 'i; an  lb.- Ino,nl lc\cl i f   llie   lo'.-. Iniid  . Ib-i"  must  In* i i< h ^old ijii.irl/,.    Ks.  ithe uiatii'j', tlw.- pi" posit ion   is   soieiv  . -fil-siirrl   aud    mouldy.     "IJiief   lit'-   is  her*: Our portion,"   Cu/oniitl, anil   there  ' Is no tifiu- to waste in   .-u-^tiiii^   all tin-  " senseless .sclifliK'-l' afll.anced bv fatuous  faddists nowaflays.   -Thoonlv  tiling t"  ,do is to  f������illf;w , .Soloinoii's   ad\ ire   .-111r 1  jto ,inswe;-a fool.aecoifliiif,'  to his folly.  Air Inconsistent Government.  .Another  inconsistency  has   been   al-  .���������lo.wed.Lo creep'   ii^l.o  British (Columbia  ���������lt-Xislal.ii>ii...   By an aniendnieiit, to   the  Land Act it is made couipulsory, upon  ^aiyoiie pre-empt intf  land, .slinnhl   tin*.  V.WCorVKK,   Ji'. 7.  i,  \)[ a- -a- -, .oe! .oi    i 11' ai   va 7 'I',,,,   in  .1 ,i,   .    i-    ��������� i' h  Kcrnjinloii't pc.--i<,nal care mil <!' ,-,,'i-fli,  ; a '.'in  A. N. SMITH,  Baker and Confectioner,  R.KVKLSTOKK S"I'ATK)\.  FricCapty  Wholesale and-Retail i  ������������������ . . BUTCHER . . |  Ol-.-M.IOK IN  Milk Cows; Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught  Horses.  Reveistofce Station, 'B.C.  r  TBAVELLEBS ~"  Cau   procure   at   the    principal    Hotels ���������  THORPE'S '*. SODA   WATERS.  Awards fpr F.xcellcnce VVorld's I7air '93.  "I  THE..CENTRAL :HOTEL  1 , o  ABU A i-I ALISON   I'.KOiS., Puoimiiktoks.  First-class Table   ^   Good Beds   ���������  Fire-proof Safe  Telephone   +  ,'Bus Meets all Trains.  EEYELSTOKE,      ZB_CL  TH  UEEN'S   HOTEL  ABII.AIIA.MISCJN    I'.KOS.,' Piiopkiktohs.  Everything new and First-class in all Respects.  The House is stocked with ihe Finest Wines and Cigars in the Market  TROUT   Xj-AJKIIE   CITY,   B.O.  9  _A.   SPECIALTY.  Ikootena^ f^ait ===== ^ IRevetetofte,. B.C.  At    Oilllia,   Chi.,    on    .Moiiil.i*. ,   (>,i>i  d.iur    ea  ily   del"e,i i-d     Ko-/. 1 s   in   ll,-  I U o-mile nice for   the    Uoild'-    -.*iill!il'  ( bainpioli -hip and $-",' ('').  Tb- Thames llililiel nai - o|fliei| li\  tb,- I'rinee ol W'.ili s on Sal m d.ij . It  is a spl-inliil 1-11*^111-ei mi' ��������� I rui line. '  The Iron (,'ap rbi i in, alnuil. 'live mile's j  from. ''Kamloops, lias been bonded to |  I'. Clark, ex-president .of lb- Wa  Kac'lc Co.. for :,-iir.,()(l().: j.  ;       f  77-"  Vvv  ���������n.7^/-  ^THIfiTV-^PV^NTM YEAR.    ���������*���������   ���������*���������    </���������  ^4    >    WORLD-WIDE CIRCULATION  } '  j Twenty Paijcs; Weekly; Illustrated  iNrii'.pr.NiAiiLE ro Minino Men,  f FI tip .-��������� i-A. W E L L S, M! n n I-I ���������/. a m 1 m 11 n.  !   ) TflREE J10I.I.ARS PER  YEAR, POSTPAID.  j   f ���������'DAM.piE coi'ir.s rlttE.    ,  [���������['-.    MINING/AND SOTT1F1C PRESS,  i 5-T.20 Maiixet St.,   Sam Fi;ancisco,.Cal  The ft it tire conmi'-rcial centre of " The Silver'Slocan."  Surrf)iin<lecl by shipping mines : The Galena Irarm. J;isher-  V      maiden, Alpha. Wakefield and. other groups.  LOTS :   $75 up.   Terms easy.   Address  i; , GEO.  H. SUCKLING, Silverton, B.C. THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  PAGE 3.  THE RIVER BANK.  Government Organs Repudiate Responsibility of the Province.  " If you want to get any thing from  ;i Government, abuse  it,"  is  evidently  the   feeling   of   the  Itevelstoke  Mail.  From  three-quarters of  a   column   of  abuse  of  the  Provincial  Government  wi; pick out. a  few   words   which   show  that  the" MAIL   is   a   little   concerned  about   tbe   erosion   of ,the   Columbi.i  Kiverat Jlevelstoke, alt hough it is  far  more concerned, it seems,   with r swearing at I be Turner adiuini.stration.'   After;! rampage over politic,il spite,   culpable   negligence,   ,*iml    the  usual   vituperation,   it   suggests  that perhaps  " the Dominion   Government  might  be  memorialized for assistance.    Theie is,  it. seems, a little sense in tin* Mail aft i-i-  all and if instead of wasting time   riin-  ', niiigdown the Government at Victoria  if had started tin-   memorial   it,  would  have   done "much   better. .The  .Mail  seems  to   be   under   lhe  delusive  impression   that   Kevelstoke  is the  only-  place iu the Province which���������lo use its  own pieturo-qiie worils ���������"is subject  to  a rapacious and devouring river."   The  facts aie that on the J-'raser  there  are  many places where huge areas of land  have been washed away.    The task  of  looking after our great,  navigable   rivers is a Dominion mat ter and for many  .years   the   Conservat i ves, pursued    a  policy of drift and while they did   that  land drifted away as well. ' At Miller's  Landing, in Somas a tract of land,   estimated to exceed llit) acres,   ba.s   been'  washed away within Ihe last 20 years  ���������that, is  to   say  during   the  term, of  oflice of successive 'Coiiser.vative , ad-,  ministrations.    A .similar  remark  np-  ��������� plies to what is   known  as  the   Landing, at Chilliwack.    Where  i.heiv   was  mora than one farm  a  score  of years  since,   the   Fraser   holds   swa>*.    This  washing away has as well  taken   place  along   tbe   river  banks  from   Mission  City lo Ruby Creek.    If the Provincial  Government established such  a   piece-  denl a.s the Koolenay Mail wishes it to  flo where,   we   would   ask,   would   I be  matter end!*'    Our contemporary'naturally wishes that the   Dominion .and  Pioviiicial Ciovrrnnu'iiLs .should  spend  large sums of money at Revelstoke, but  we have to i eiiieuiber that' Kevelstoke  is not Hi it ish  Columbia,    The  Federal  Government,   as   we  have  fieiiueuLly  ' pointed  out,   is   doing   nothing   more  than its whole duly in   inipioving   the,  .Fiaser for navigable pin poses and lhe  -rant, of $10,000 is nothing   nioie  than  we are enl itb-d to receiv e.    \Ye   would  have' pi ef'erred   als<!   to   have, seen   ar  .substantial   sum   placed   in   lb- ' estimates for making t he Columbia   Uivci  a-*   far   as   possible,   navigable   for   a  considerable distance frou'i   Kevelstoke  nortbwaid.    While tbe Conservatives  held tbe reins of oflice there was  little  chance of (bat, hut. now there is a more  hopeful outlook.    Let, the  .Mail,   however! dismiss from its mind any lbought  (.hat this is a Provincial matter.��������� Vancouver IPurld.  Why the Tobacco Factories Closed.  'It is believed in trade circles, says  the Canadian 'Trade Review, that the  true leason why the toba'ceo factories  of W. C. Macdonald, ,of Montreal, and  Geo. 15. Tuckett ic Son, of Hamilton,  closed down was not i-o much on account of (he increase in the excise on  tobacco as the necessity of making new  moulds for the redni ed sizes of plugs  to be 'i-ohl at retail, for 5 and 10 cents  which'that, incrca-:e involves. As  most, of the retailers stocked- up for*  several months in advance in anticipation of such au inciease in the dues on"  (ohaccoj (he facloiies can well afford  to close'tlown for a while, until tliey  aie able to adjust their new sizesrwithout interfei ing with their customers'  ct i,  convenience.  Sunday street eats ran last Sunday  for the first time in Toronto. ' Tbe  proceeds of tbe day were about $3,000  which was given to charities.  'Under llie caption cf " A ' Baseless  Complaint" the Victoria Uultmiit says :  "A blast comes , from Kevelstoke  against J he local government for not  taking steps to prevent the carrying  a wav of I he bank 'of tbe Columbia at  that point. The British Columbia,  government has quite enough to attend  t'o in looking after inntLcrs that are  within its jurisdiction, ami is not culpable for refusing to do that which it is  - ������   c   ������    . .  under  no  obligation  and,   in   point of  ��������� fact, has no legal right to do. The  management of navigable rivers is  within the purview of the' powers  vested in the federal government, and  if the provincial authorities should go  out of I heir way to assume any I e-  sponsibility in the pioniiscs il' would  follow that they woubLbe liable to any  persons win') might be in any way damaged by what they did. The constitu-,  tiou gives the control of navigable  rivers to the Dominion government,  anil there is just as much reason to  complain that (he municipality of  Victoria docs not protect the banks of  the Columbia as there is for berat ing  the local government,I'm not doing so.  "The ..Uiteinent is made that au  agreement, existed betw.een t be pro\ in-  cial and federal go\ernineiils for cooperation iu protecting tne banks of  t he Columbia atr Kevelstoke. There is  absolutely no irulh in that.' It is true  (hat,in June last tbe Dominion government, appropriated, $10,000 for the  purpose, on condition that I he pro yi nee  should pay ,-i similar aniounl. Tbe  provincial government leceived no  notice of I bis tint il after I be late session  opened, and so were iu nowis- to blame  dor not expendiiigany inoiiey last year.  There was, iu fad, none to spend, even  if it had been desirable lo enter inlo  any such agreement with the federal  aulh'irilies. The provincial government, however, decided not lo do so,  believing that theie is no more I eason  why (be local revenues of BiiLish  Columbia should be charged with expenditures that, should ligbll'ully be  met   by t he genci ;il go*, ei nmeiil.  "We do not expect this exlanalioii  to h- satisfactory lo the Revelstoke  Keviler, but il will be to,ill I easonable  people. Then- is no doubl that then-  is need of a la I gc outlay at the point  ill 'question ; but if I here has been any  neglect, in the mat.ter,.it i.s hot the  provincial -government, but J.bat at  Ottawa thai, is responsible.' I'osi-n'bly  I he responsibility may lie, evi-ti nearer  Kevelstoke (ban, either , Victoria or  Ol.lnw-i."  , Development Companies.  The success in mining  operations  in  'British   Columbia,   ban,   as    in   ,other  places, brought to   the   front, a   lot of  new    "exploration  .and   development  companies," which in time will greatly  harm the  milling  industry.    Sonic of  these companies ;ire formed on a proper  basis with legitimate objects  iu   vie,v,  but many are organized with  more  of  an idea, of selling slock   than  of  really  doing work in mines.    They are  soine-  wbiit different   from   ordinary   mining  companies ,in   that   they    propose    to  acquire .different pioperties  in   various  parts of the'eountrv and develop I hern  into mines.   The plan   is  a 'reasonable  and good   one  under   proper  management, but (here is danger in   -'sratter-  ing'', loo much and t rusting lo luck , in  having one good mine make   iqi   for ;i  dozen   poor ones.    Most of  these  exploration   and   development   concerns'  are organized with a view to acquiring  a number of mines, Usually named, but  selected bv  the  managers,  and" these  managers   or   organizers , get.   certain  shares  ol    the   stock   for   themselves.  Out of .jOO.OOO shares, for instance, t hey  retain 2.10,000, andi try Lo sell   the   rest.  The fact iias developed lately iu British  Columbia that each of certain men tret  S.000  or'10,000  shares' for   ll>e-.use   of  their name alone,   and   know  little oi  nothing of  t lie company   itself oi   the  mines   it   was   to   acquire   and   op������n.  There. ; is   risk   enough   in  opening  an  oi diuai-y mine bj   investing  capital   iu  it,   but   these   companies   which   have  nothing  but   their   stock  to sell,   the  money from which i.s lo buy mines  to  be selected by Ihe managers, will   bear  careful   watching   and    inuuiiv.      Of  course   if  the organizers  are  men   of  standing   in   the  community  it  is all  very well, but there is  ever  some   risk  iu this as^appears from the fact of men  being given stock for the   use of  their  names,    'l'lie people who organize and  maintain   these  fake  concerns should  be reached by the  strong  arm   ol   Lhe  To be Placed on the Market.  It is understood that the difficulties  which have hitherto stood in the way,  of placing the tonnsiie of Rosebeiy  upon the market have been satisfactorily arranged and tli������ property, which  was .subdivided .some time ago, will at  o'nee be ottered for sale. The townsite  was, originally purchased fiom( the  ^gdi eminent by A. M.< Wilson and  subsequently R. F. Green, of Kaslo,  and d. 15. Nagle, of Jleielstoke, be'-,  came interested to tho extent, of one-  third eacli. Dan McGillviay also obtained an 'interest. It is one of llio  best"situated points on Slocan lake  having a protected harbor wheie  .steamers may lie, with safety at all  Limes.���������Kosslanil Miner  doering & marstrand  ��������� Brewing Company,  ,      VANCOUVER, B.C.  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  KAMLOOPS, B.C.  Best of everything going.  Alexandra Lager  and Bottles.  and Porter, in   K  ,Alwav-* reliable.  RUSSELL   &  HEROD,   Prop's.  To the Printing Trade of B.C.  JCIJO.ME, for sever.il,years with the Ameri-  ��������� can Type Founders Co., lias been placed  in charge of llie all'iii's ������>f Hie Toronto Type  Foundry, in the Province. <ind will' make his  headquarters at'Vancouver, JI. C. A full line  of Ault & AViburtf'i celebrated inks will bo  kept in stock there; and a stock of cylinder  presses, job presses und paper cullers will be  kept .it, Itcielsloke. If you w,inL an estimate  send (o - '  ���������.r.O. ("JiOMKl  Vancouver, Jt.f.  ' A^C'iit for the most complete Printers' supply  liojiso in Canada.      ' ' I-lf  IMPERIAL, BANK OF  CANADA  THE KOOTENAY LUMBER CO, Lm LBY:  LARDEAU,' B.C.  Manufacturers of ' ���������    z.  Shingles, Rough and Dressed  Pine, Gedar and Fir Lumber.  Capital Authorized,  Capital Paid-up, - ,-  Rest, .---,..  $2,000,000  1,963,600  1,156,800 .  GRADED STOCK:  . Well seasoned -    -   -Clear Cedar,  Wide,  Clear Cedar and  Pine for' Bar and Counter Tops.  Extra long dimensions a specialty.  P.O. ARROWHEAD,  B.C.  DIKECTORS:  H. S. HOWLAND,        -       -       President.  T. R. MERRITT,    -    -     Vice-President.  ' William Ramsay. Hugh Ryan. Robert  ,    JaH'ray.   T. Sutherland Stayner.  OATCB OIDT     -,  To a good thing, when you get  , the chance.  Head Office,  , -    -    TORONTO.  D. R. W1LKIE, General Manager.  BRA'SCUIUS IN ONTARIO:  i '  Kssex, Kerens, Gall. IiiKersoll, Niagara Kails,  I'ort, Col borne. Hat Portage, tit. Ca 1,1 iari lies,  Sanli. Ste. Mario, St. Thomas,, Welland.  Woodstock.  , /"Cor. ���������Wellington hit. and Leader I^uie  Tokon'I'o-J Yunge and Queen His. llranch.  (.Yoiiyc and I'loor Sis. Hranoh.  BRANCHES IN NORTH-WEST:  llnuidon, Jinn'. . Portase Li Prairie, Man;  Calgary,, Alberta. Prince Albert, Sask.  Kdmoiitoii. Altn.    Winnipeg. Man.     '  BRITISH*COLUMBIA :  Vancouver.     ,-       -       -       -      ^ Revels! oke.  AGENTS:  London.Kng.'. Lloyd's Hank.Ltd.'  Hank of.Montreal.  Xkiv Vokk,  TROUT  and   tbe   companies  iliilietilty    iii    tliat  are  organized   wilh  prospectus  a  law,   if   possible,  Mipprossed.      'p|1(  tbe.se   companies  I lie .same fin in uf prospectus as tlinse  of a legitimate Vbaracter, and unless  one is posted in iiiiuinp* inatteis it i.s  bard to (listin^ui.sb good from bail. It,  is fooli.sb, bowever, lo invest iu slock  in any of tbese new companies uilbout  pi-iiper inipiiry into tbe cbaracter of  tbe men in ehai fj;e, and some investigation as to tbe   mines.    .Some  of  tbe  i  prospect uses we have lately seen show  companies with .$1,000,000 capital stock  and as many shares, haIf"~of~\vi)ii-h are  for sale and tbe balance in the bauds  of tbe promoters, while not one of the  mines it was proposed to a<-([iiii-o had a  100-foot shaft or bad ever made a cent  of production. ,.Suiiib had only 25-foot  or liO-fool, shafts niere prospects in  fuel, yel tbe immense number of --liaii'.s  was coiiMdorcd necessary to be sold in  order to develop them. Of course such  companies must, In- failures, as they  could novel pay 'dividends on -mil a  basis,,' ��������� It is better to investigate  voluntarily before purchasing stock  I hail lo be compelled to do so to .see  where your money has goiie.-C'iiAHLi-'S  G. Yalu in Min in;/ it- Electrical Jie-  iucii:  A general banking business transacted.  Bonds and debentures bought and sold.  A. R. B. HEARN, Manager, Revelstoke.  Tine  ire  Apply  T.  A Good Place to'locate.  ' Our great mineral discoveries are  sure to nllrnrl, consider,*! bin numbers  of people and, indeed, have. Daily  hundreds of people are seeking locations in I hi.s new country and almost  daily new towns are springing up as  places of habitation for (belli. The  giowlh so far, at least, in Koolonny,  points (o I he existence of a number of  towns lather than that of one large  fine. The trouble with the settler  is which iiieii, oul of the many places  bidding for favor, will be settle in.  A little experience of'the refjuisiles  necessary lo the growth and periiian-  enci'ofa town will shew him at once,  if he wauls lo get ill on the ground  door with every prospect of permanent,  and incnasing values, that Trout Lake  (/ily i.s one of the places wit h a definite  future. Kit tinted in the. veiy centre of a  rich mineral couulry, now rapidly  coming to lhe front, and having a  most suitable trade location and hi-nu-  l ili.il resilience sit,', it offers every in-  duceinelil a sel tier in Kootenay i e-  i-iiircs. Km- full pin ticubirs apply to  T. L. Haig, Heielsloke. IJ.C.. or Hugh  Ali-l'horsoii, Tumi  Lake Citv. IJ.C.    *  Lots in this coming   town  now to be had cheap,  but will  rise in price before long",  to  L HAIG,  General Agent,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  Or to-,  hugh Mcpherson,  Resident "Agent,  Trout Lake Citv, B.C.  .BEST AND CHEARESTROUTE  ;.    FROM REVELSTOKE       .  To all Points East and  West.  NOTICE.  The C.IMJ. will add an expiess l.-o.-u  li. its (,'oliinibi.i i-i\ er lb-el, for c.ii tying  passengers, mail', and express.' The  keel of tbe new boat has been laid  at.Nakusp. .She., will be named the  l-'lyoi    and    is   I'Npei'li'd    to liiaki'   tlie  A rii-wbead iii  VfOTICl*; I.S HHIMOIIV (MVKN'llml, we tlie  j_> undersigned intend sixty days after date  to make u-iplirnxifiu lo llie Chief I'liniini-���������ioncr  of Lands and Works for permts-ion t,o |iiii'cha-,i!  one hundred and -l.sly acres of land situated  aliout cIkIiI mlli'n ii)* creek known ai Half-way  Creek nn lhe wiit ilioro of Upper Arrow Lake,  West Konleiiav, ciminieni'iii',- al, post, iniirkcd  Initial I'usi,, K. 'Adull* A. Clark, south-west  post. runiiliiK 1'lelniiin noi'Mi, thence III clmliih  east, Ihence 10 chains solid), thence HI chains  west lo place of commencement.  HI I. AllAIll.  A'. CLAHIC.  A|ii*il'-M. 1SD7. l-lll  EDUCATION  OFFCE.  Virtorin, othxMuij, 1807  -VfOTICIC is hereby Kiven that Lhe annual ex-  ^.N iiiiiiiiiilloii of enii'lidiiU's for cerlilleates of  (jualillvatioii to teach in tho Public Schools of  the Province will be hold ,'is follows, coiiiiuenc-  iiiK on Friday, .July 2nd. 1K1I7, at 8:1.1 a.m.:���������  Victoria., .in South l'ai-k School liuildinx.  V.incouver.In IHkIi Sfhoi.l KiiiliiiiiK.  Kiuiilo.ips ..In I'nbiie richool Itiiildine;.  Kaeh applii.'int miisl fiir������,tjd a notice, thirty  dnys bi'loic lb,- c\-.iiiiiii:itii.ii. stating I lie class  unil liiade of cuilificatc fur wliicli lie will ben  candidate, the optionalsiibjei Is selecled, and al  \> hicli of the above-named placs lie will  attend.  Kvery lmlice of inti-ntloli I', be an apiilieanl,  miisl lie .Kvimip.iiiii d witli sjitisfartory tt-sli-  ititmi.i I of iiiui-.il (li.ir.u'ii-i-.  Caiidiiliitcsiiie iiotilled thai all of the above  i-i!()iiireiiibiils must,,lie fullllleil before thch'application.-- can be Hied.  THROUGH TICKETS TO  Vancouver, 'Winnipeg, St. Paul,   Chicago, .Montreal, Toronto, New York.  First-clnss dining and sleeping  cars on all trains.  Through Tourist ear.s to St,. Paul daily, and to  Toronto every Monday, and  Mont rail and  ��������� No.slon every l-'i-iday.  , <.- ,  Purchase tickets to your destination and have  your baifK'iKU checked LlirouKh.  The - Canadian - Paeifle  Steamship Co.'s  STEAMER  NAKUSP  Leaves Arrow head every Monday. Wednesday,  and Friday for all point--, in Ivoolenay,  iiiakini; eoiineution at Nakusp for all points  on Nakusp and Slocan Ity. and .Slocan Lake.  Close eonnection nt Uobsoti for Nelson, Kaslo,  ��������� Balfour, Pilot Hay,  Close connection al, Trull for Rossland, North-  port, and all points .south.  For full  information, tickets, maps, etc.. call  i    on or address t  d. T. BRADSHAW,  AkoiiI, Itevelstoke.  Or to ' ,     '  II. MACllltlClSOk, OKO. MuL. UUOWN,.  '[    Tniv. Pass. AkciiI, Disl. Piuss. A Kent,  Nelstlii. U.C. Vancouver, II.C.  Columbia; & Western Ry.  Time Table No. I.   To lake oiled, Keb. II, IMI7.  HAS'l-lllll'NI).  o  Dully exee|il Sunday.  No. 2 luiHhciiKi-i- leaves llosslaiid  Arrivohii-t 'I'rail   No. I iHisM-iiger leaves Itiisslmiil  Arrived at '1'iail  WHsTIIOI-.NII.  Dully except Suinlny  No, I) )mss(>iikit leaves Trull  7:00 a.m.  K:U0 a.m.  :i:ii(l p.m.  1:110 p.m.  -   -   K:l."> a.m.  -    1(11(1*1 n.in,  -   .*i:l.*i p.m.  ���������   -   7;llil p.m.  rains lo and  ,1  round trip from 'Trail I,-  ioiii-s. ��������� ?  All candidal. :s for Kir.st, Class..(Jrade A. Cor-  illcat.es. iui'ludiiiK (Inulualcs. iniist atlcnd in  j Victoria |,o tjikc I he subjects pri.w-i'iljcd for  |. .Inly.I'.l.li aiid Kith in.slatils, and .to iiiuloi'Ko re:  t f-uired oral exiiiniinil ions.  | '���������    S. I). I'dl'K.  '���������Mil   . '.-Ni'i,cn*il..'iid<'iii   of   Mil ileal ion. ������������������  Arriies in i ossiimd   -   -   -  No. 1 piis-en^er leaves 'I'rail    ���������  Ai'i'lies in   liosslnnil   -   -   ���������  Connect ion at,  Itosslund   with  from Spokane.  Connections made will) all heals arriving and  depart ine; from 'I'rail.  General Ollices: I-'. P. db'TKLHJ.S,  Trull, li. (!. '     General Supl.  NOTICE.  rilHK   PAIl'rNKItSllIP   heretofore   exihlhi'-  I,    between .lohn Hector and  Louis Slieirin,  of Hurl on City, liolel-lceepcrs, hius lllis day been  ilissolvnd by iiiiiliial eonseul.  All moneys due (lie late lli'm to be paid lo  .lohn llecliir who will .ibn pay nil accouiilN due  by the same.  .IOIIN HKCTOU,  L'lL'IS SIIKKItlN.  Witness: .IOIIN MILNIC. 'J-It  Dated at Nakusp, II.C., 'J(,lii April. 1WI7.  CASH FOR RAW FURS  (L, \V. UALDWIN, K:iinloo|)s, P..C,,  representing .Joseph Ulliniiiiii,,8l..' Pan'  ���������Now   York,    and  gives   n' fair' him  aiidy.allows full value  raw fill's.  Kbipniciits  ret urns nssiireil,.  London,    England,  square .assortment,  for   all    Kinds ol  ���������solicited.  Prompt  IP.   LEAKE,   IMME.  Mining Engineer and Metallurgist  -REVELSTOKE AND GOLDEN B.CA  Assays on,Gold and Silver. ,  Analysis of All Metals made at lowest pates.  'Prompt and   Correct   licsults   Guaranteed,  etc:'    Give m������ a call. . ,  Reports made orr projiertles,  Establish Yourself in  The fa,st growing centre of North  If you intend to purchase, as your  field of choice diminishes daily.  For Lots Apply to  Sole Agent.  OZR,  OR   WILi;  PROMOTF. A COMPANY     '  TO   BUY    OR    WORK   THEM.  Will undertake to handle Honds of Plcctric, Steam or  Morse Car Railways, or Municipal Bonds, and. Build Water  Works.     Address'full'particulars..'���������;? ���������; ;���������'-.���������������������������'"'  Manhattan Investors and Seeupities Company, Ltd.,  i 7 and   19 . Broadway.  New York ��������� Citv. .'.''��������� - PA OE 4.  THE K0OTE.XAV .MAIL.  &&  Kootenay Lodg-e  No. 13 A.F.' & A.M.  The regular meeting-*  are held in the Jlas-  oiii<--Temple. Hoiirnc'-*  _=. Hall,   on   the .third  ^ Monday    in   each  ?~, month   at   S   p.   m.  Visiting    brel bren  ��������� ���������=���������- cordially welcomed.  H. K. SMYTHK. .SKi-iti.-i-.uiv.  ' REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. F.. No. 25.  ^Lnr Hernial* meet iiiirs are held  in Oddfellows- Hall every  Thursday nijjlit al   eijrh'l  o'clock.   Visiting brothers  ordially ivelcoined.  J. A. STOXK. X.������.  T. J. (III.UI.UI, Si:c.  Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1655  Regular meeting-, are held in  the Odd Fellows' Hall on the  second and fourth Wednesdays  of each month at 7::tH p. in.  Visit in}? brethren are cordially  ills iled.'  H. AllAlIt.      T. .1. CIJAHAM.  ,   , W.ll.    ',      Iter. Secy.  MARRIED.  'TlJitN'Co-H-K-MoiKiAN.���������At Revelstoke,  .Morulav, .May 2 Ith, by I!,-v. F. A.  Ford, Fred Tiirni-otte of N.uidon to  .Miss C. Morgan of Itevelstoke. '  Wai.tox-Maktin.���������At Kevelstoke, on  Tuesd.-iv,   .May   251 h.   bv   Rev. ,[-\  Volland,   Penival   Walton to .Miss.  K. .Martin.  ��������� ESTABLISH KD 1S02 ���������  WEILER BROS.,  VICTORIA, B.C.  Complete House Furalshings  Largest' stock   west   of Toronto.  Write to   us   for  Prices  and   Illustrations.  t:l. HAIG-,  NOTARY.  PUBLIC.,-   - -RRVRLSTOkK.  B.C.,      '  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.   ,  FIRE,  LIFE'AND, ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  ,' ,     Representative of the Kootenay Smelting- &'Traaing Syndicate.  AO ISN'T FOI! THOUT LAKKCITY 7KVANSP0HT, KASLO .t NAKUSP  We carry a complete stock of the above :  Locks, Knobs, Doorbolts, Shelf-brackets, Butts,  Hinges, Cupboard Catches, Sash^fasteners, Latches,  Building'Paper, Etc.  WINDOW GLASS, ALL SIZES.  Complete line of Paints,  dry and ground; White   Lead, Raw and Boiled  Oil, Varnishes, Etc. <  CARPENTERS' TOOLS:   Disston Saws; Bailey Planes, iron and wood, Etc.  ALL   O-OOIDS   -A_T   LOWEST  PEICES.  . DIED.  Roiikiitso.v;���������At Kevel.stoke. on Saturday   .May, 22nd,   John    Robertson',  ,    ,   ajfed'-l;-) years. ,  Hilton.���������At Illeeillow.iet, on   IMopd.iv  24th   inst.,   Frank   Milton,' aged ol  ,    yea i-s.  LOCAL AND PERSONAL BRIEFS  P. Leake arrived Tliursdiiy.  \V. M.1 Brown   camo 'up  yesterday  " from Leon Springs.  H. A. PerUvy will i;un   the.   C. P. IL  .Hotel here.  J. M.-Kellie, M.P.P., left Thursday  for Carnes Creole.  E. A. -linden   In is   control   of'the  Golden Era now.    , ,  'J. C. Montgomery's diuiyhtfer,is very  inucli on.tlie mend again:  ',   John Hopgood was out iu   his   yard  yesterday for'a little while. >- ���������>   Jack Sljaw reeks of cnmpliii-t; and is  tliiukiii"- of taking imti-toxv.  H. N. Coursier got, back   from   bis  trip to Trail on Sunday.     ������  Horne-Payiie's iiiiinager  at   Laurie,  (L' Ijfookii, eanift i'n Wednesday.  Someone made 'a   l������igi fire  on   First  stieetTiMwday-night.  '   Swan  Anderson  came  in Thursday  from Illecillewaet. ,      l  ,  ' Wholesale and Retail, Dealers in  Miners', ^ Contractors^   Blacksmith   and  Ship Chandlery Supplies.  1 , ,  '- Abu a I'onipb'te line of   Shelf   and    Heavy    HARDWARK/ "  ^���������sa2&?^>        Carpenters'   Tools,    &c.  Jessop's Steels,  Ore Cars,- Ore Sacks,   Ktc.  PLATK ULASS A SPECIALTY.    "  Write for-.Information. \,      VANCOUVER,  13. C.  REVELSTOKE  ���������j. STATION,   B. C.  ������������������'McLennan, .McFeely'& Co. Ltd, '  -      ��������� WHOLES ALU ������������������  Iron, Steel, Miners', Mill and Blacksmith Supplies'  Hardware   -  122 CORDOVA STREET,  Stoves,  Enamel Ware. ,  -   -   VANCOUVER, B. C.  ������- .       " ���������  Furniture Dealers &' Undertakers  Upholstering and Picture Framing a Specialty. -  Agents for Raymond Sewing Machine, Manufacturers Life Insurance Societv,  Union Fin; Insurance Co., Provincial Building and'Loan Association,  OitfiANs nnd Pianos. ���������'. ' ,  The WM. HAMILTON MAMFACTMM CO.yMd.  0   "manufactuhkhs OF-        " " '  THE " RELIANCE" Min, MiLLIHfl'iMi) SMELTING MACHINERY  .   FOR THE DOMINION OF CANADA      .7  '- (Under Licensefrom THE E. P. ALLIS CO., Milwaukee,-Wis.)    J       .  ,  ' J.   W.  CAMPION, Sixriilnnj-Trenin,-ei  IB:' G.  .1. K.  W.  i\IACFAKLANE, Mama,,;:  ROUST WOEES CO. TJTIDj  mm MAQHincu,  SAWMILL MAlilllKERY  RSAmNE ENGINES  .  , ���������.     '  General  engineers,  Notice, to Contractors.  QKAI.BU TKXDKItS. properly endorsed, will  io be received by l lie Ilnnotirulile I lit* Chief  CDiiiuii.-sionu* of Loid-i an Works up to noon  ���������of Wednesday,'Juno !Hli. fur tho erection and  .completion ul' a  (,'OUUT, HOy^K AT HKVKLSTOKK. H.C.  l'lans and speciflcalinn-- cm Iio si-i-n and form-:  for tender obtained at tlicullii-e of the C.'overn-  jnent  AkciiI,  IteVcNloke.   The lowest or any  lender will not necessarily be aroepied.  W. H. GOHK.  Deputy Coiiiiiiis.siiiiier of I.iinds and Work-;.  JjuiiNiuid Work-* Department. '  Victoria. U.O.. May -'7. 1.-1)7.' l G-'.'t,  i=i   XZP^^XS ���������'t'JK'2~<*&   ������^  X'ru.sliei >, Kolls,  .Hks>   Coiieenlratoi-s,   Screens,' Stamps,   Pumps,   Compressors,  Hoi-st.s, Boilers, 1-Jni; inert, Water Wheel.s, Etc.  '     Sole Agents for B.C. for JOHN BERTRAM & SONS M.achinists' Tools.  Branch o'H" 1 ) I ,^111 ? f.)  O ( \ J> / "\ T " O  l_I"      S'\ \T TII  VANCOUVER, B.C. L ��������� I'j 1  lii l\ 151 ) K(> b v> 1 I.   U jS   I.  founders,  '��������� boiler-  makers and manufac-  ii *"  'Hirers   of all   classes  of machinery.  ERP IN STOCK  a   full 'supply of  engineers'     ancl  mill supplies,   pipe  and  brass    'goods,  steam    fittings,     wood-  split pulleys, oak tanned  etc'  boilers  applica-  .. Corner of hhim������ Si and 'WostmiiiSter Ave; f aneonvep, B.C.  -P.O. Drawer 754. ' /"  Cable address "Cove.  J  ANADIAN  P t  Li.  n>  'N  In: hohleil at R<������veIstoke, H.C, on !  Tliursdav, the rird dav of .June, j  A.D. 1S>7, at-10 o'clock'in the 'fore-'j  110011.   - ' I  JOS. D. GRAHAM. .    j  Hej^isti-ar Countv (.'om-fc.     ,  Revelsioki-. Jlav Yi Ih. 1S1)7.   " ' j-2l.  ������ S-.' t\  um  (LIMITED.)  Capital, $1,500,000. Head Offices, Toronto, Ont.  Manufacturers of Electric Mining Apparatus, , ���������  Hoists, Pump-:, Itliiwiifs, Fans, I'.lastin*^ Ajipaf.-itiis, Dynain'os, for Li^htin^ and  .Power,  Motois fur all Purpnses-.  Iilcctrical transmission of power successfully operated up  tb 50  .     ' miles by our THREE PHASE TRAHSMISSIOH SYSTEfVI.   '  in Hnti-h Coltnnlii.i. VANCOUVER  as  S3   U  Hard^ware  "34-  GOWQS  aware  Tinsmithing-,  jlS  ass.  Special attention given mail orders.  kjOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that. |  NELSON  Hnim-h Dlti'i  NOTICE.  ���������VTOTK'K !������ HKI'.KIJYlilVKN-  Uiat   f.   Cory;  i_\    Menhiuiek. iiilend Ui day-, .iflei- dull- m  (jmke application to tin- Chief ('<iiiuni>sjoner of ,  Jjind- and Work-, for permission to pur<;li.i-e  c! 10 aeres nf land -itualcd on   t'Nli  Itivcr, l..u- -  dean.   WiNt Kootenay. and  ijoiiiiin-nciii-j .11 .1  no-i plaecd   ju������t  above   the cuiiyon  on   l''i-li  Itivei-und ruiiniui; uoi-lii <>ii'-" mile, ihence e.1-1 ,  ������nc mile, llieuce .outli one  mile,  tlii'iiec  west ,  <oiio mile to pUuc of eoiiimcneeinciil.  coitv .mkniunick.     i  Ilittc-il M^r/.-ii *.������.itli. l,s������7. -Vi-lll  NOTICE.  rpHAT U������<; i Iiit<'ri'*t in lijo uui  1.    elaiin situated on Kn-ncli Cn-i-k.-Hi^ Hi.iul  ���������and owned by Arthur llmu'ii' of Tacnnin, "ill j  lie -told bv public aiielion Hi tin* Colin, JIoiw" 111 '  Itevelstoke, Llie-.'"Jml d.i}* fit .liuii*.,il  !'_'n'eloik '  >ini,n. to tM>* :u.4'a<iiniit iliic  .'lliioiillliii^'  In .*?|i|.  iio-,! of ,id verlNluK and r\pi*nscs of sale.  Hy iini'-r. '  lil.'ri M'.Vil, MitniiKcr.  '    Dated at  lti;vi-l-iok������ tlii*  l.'.tli  I)a\ of M.iv,  J,"!i7. ' .'i-lt '  PARTIES owning- lots in Revelstoke  or Ferguson and wishing"   to   dispose   of them   should  ; address       C. E. SHAW,  Real Estate Agent,  Revelstoke,. B. C.  E. G. PRIOR 81 CO. LTD  VICTORIA, VANCOUVER,  KAMLOOPS.  * ~--f-"~~?-->��������� t t���������j������;-���������  E STATION, B. C.  G-B1TBBAL     MEBCHAlsTT,  REVELSTOKE   IRON   WORKS  i-'iiii-, piiii'i'i*! Al! kinds u  C-anadian  Agriftikur.'i  inph-nu-nts.  I1  dws, liarruws. Ser-flcrs, j  m<i American v\\,.r,(���������s. '  \^n-^ st.;ck in: All kinds of iron and sheet metal work.  tne  linv  Y>. (.'...  ,it   prici.-s  to suii  Agents for Massey-Harris Bicycles.  '(?  iwiiMim  Fipefitting0 and roofi3llg,.  ROBT. GORDON, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Notice lo Joint Stock Companies.  rpll K fnllowing i-i-rt ion, iiiiiulieri-d Kil,  I      of tin- i'Colll/Kiliies   Art, IK!)7." re-  Jativi'   t^>   tin-  issiii-  nf  a   free  miner's  ^'i-rtlflenle is pulili-<lii'd for the information or JOINT STOCK'   COM PAN IKS.  1A.MKS P.AK'KK,  Minixti'i'df M men.  ��������� Prriiu-iuii/i.i&'i-.i'tit/irii'HOffice.,  ��������� Vp    ���������.    L',/liMaiJ, 1SU7.  '.'',���������1111. S'otivlthsiiin'dliiif ,-uiyMiiiiK l/illiccontnti*.','  In K������i:tii������n 1 of the " Mini-nil A������l��������� IWKi." or k'ci;-  'fcion ( of -Hut "1'lacer .Mining ,\'*l, l>!ll," or cImo;  where In tlw; wild A<:!.���������< nr 0fl.1ert.hii riiinin������ laitx  /jf the I'riivliiwj.no free iniiicr'x eertillcalc -ih.'tll  tie iHsued to-i.tolnl, HI ock Coin puny, for a IririKin*  jiei-iiiil than one year, and such ccrtllluilc shall  .late fnmi tlie Will day of .1 urn; in eiuli year ;  .-ind every fi'i-i;mliierV mrtillcnto licld hy 11  Joint Stock Coiiiiiiiny ul, the |ki.hmIii{< of thin All  ^ilinll he valid und exiKlinK 1111M) and shall evplre  on the :C)t.li day, of Jiuii.-. 1HU7. t7|������iii;������pplyi)iK  tt 1 renew any .-*iieli cerliilcjil.e on nr heroin iald  il'itli day of June. Un: .loint. .Stock Coinpiiiiy  .������' lall lic'enlilled ton rebate of a pioiiiii't.ionale  >*imoiiiit of a fee paid for a cei'llHcale liiiiel'ifoi'e  fri.-iiiuil (ici'ordiiiK lo the furl her (line for which  il would hi*/ for l)il>i*i'rt-Ui>i have been valid. ;  ������>il 7  T. Newman,  ENERAL MERCHANT AND  DEALER. "~"   T"   Full line of prospector's and nATir A ^T  TTAT rnT^T^T  miner's supplies always in stoek.THE. (j(J W AJN-HUL I J^JN~  at moderate  prices.      Groceries,!  Provisions, etc,  ARBO'WHE AB,; B. C.  AGENT FOR BAIN WAGONS, BUGGIES, ETC.  S CO.  I  Wholesale Dealers in-  '.Sruxly���������y.Mt-fll-iic inn-le such 11 il.ust  wil.li'lii.-i 1 ui.i-I-c niiin ii-steidn v I lint-one  of.'tlic iiniiiiiiU not, lie.in^' 111 ill! r.o see  where il was yoin^ w<!iil oi er, I he lunik  i��������� ni-iir lhe si'linol house. It. took-si ten 111  anil thiee incii ,lo-oct  il out.  ,?(!, 0, l.iicliiiiiiui of Ka.slo wiih li(*ie  .MoniJiiy, retiiriiitii*; ' from the .Methfi-  (li������t, confereoce, lie in ��������� now ��������� on . the  l.oiird of the (Joliiniliiii. coliey;!-. lie  Wiih very milch.'pleimefl nl i.lie |iiogrcH-(  of Ih)?; (own.  ALES, ���������������������������.WINES, SPIRITS AND -.CIGARS.  SS"VELSTOEB,yB;0.  m

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