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 n  S*  fl  ���������l..',  Provincial Library  V  READ. BY  3 J50  PEQPLE.  /'<  THE OLD  ESTABLISHED  PAPER.  I II I I   Mil I  Ml  voi: 9.-N0. 35.  REVELSTOKE. B. G, NOVEMBER'28. 1902.  $2.00 Per Year  and Staple GROCERIES  Dry Goods  i   1  Hats,., Caps  Boots,Shoes  Rubbers and  ti  Gum Boots  Our business is  largely  increasing.  Every day sees  new customers in  our store.  {\ Are you one of  them? ' ; ���������  The very- large"  business we are doing shows that our  policy of Small  Profits and Quick  Returns is amply  justified and appreciated by our numerous friends all,  over the country.  If you cannot  come to us, write  to us. No order  is too small not too  large for us to fill,  .and' the smallest  order will, receive  the same careful  attention as ' the  Wc want  Men's  Furnishings  House  Furnishings  largest.  your custom. You  want our goods.  Then why not oblige one another?- '  Carpets  AND  Linoleums:  A Complete Assortment in Every Line  ' * t>  Taylor Bros. & George, Limited  i\^-t,3V3-.AJia:.G>3sr  lln.s t.-il:i;li over the Blacksmith, .WhrelvvriRlit and Implement business curried  '   on by W. "M"ollison at llevelstoke.,       ;--,  Wagons Made and Repaired/ The Best Carnage Woods Kept in Stock  Tq[6ls Sfiarpeheci.       .Shoeing: a Specialty.   ���������;  Cli.iihiiniMViii-riiis ant',Sleighs,    -W. JI. Gray's'Cutlers,  Buggies and Express  Wiigefiis.    "McCormiek   Mowers  and   Reapers."   Copp"Bros.' Plows,  Harrows, Cultivators, Eotatoe Diggers, etc., etc.  S   &   STEED,  General Merchants:  Call and inspect our new stock of i;  Shoes, Hosiery, Suspenders, Ties, Underwear, etc  All above lines are up-to-date' goods it will pay you to sec  *"��������������������� thorn before purchasing- elsewhere. ] Wc also carry  fg) Trunks, Valises, Sweat Pads, Oi! Coats, Oil Hats, Water-proof Sheets, etc  m Wecklv Shipments of Fresh Creamery Butter, and Eggs. -   ���������  gj{ ' Our Teas and Coffees are taking- the lead���������try tlieni:  MORRIS ! &   STEED,  I  .  Front' Street,      -       Revelstoke, B. C.  YOU PBOMISED YOURSELF AN OVERCOAT  This Fall.   Don't put it'olF Loo-lute and catch cold.  And do not liny a cheap, shoddy one.   They nevin- look well.  Let iw make yon a coat that will please yon.   We can do it.  Fashionable  Tailor.   "  Wfl TT-7V-.-TT7-~TT--TTTTT-?7   V   ~   "T   ���������     ���������.   <W������  flt/l  ���������C  'rl  fstrt  VEALEU   IM  Soots,   Shoes,   Hats,   Caps,   'Ready-  Made   Clothing,   Shirts,   SoctXs,  &   Winter clothing, Overalls,Suspenders <*>  <j������ , Glo-Ves, etc. #  I r;V,:tccp:A"r������: Eastern Trices %  ^ P^e-VelstoKe   .Station, 2$. C. fe  <^(foi^ffo<^^<^!^<^<^<^(^f^i^nto  Hon. Col. Prior Appointed Premier.  HonAJas. Dnnsmuir resigned the  premiership on Saturday and recommended Hon.. Col. Prior. Minister  of Mines, as his successor.  -, The former minister.-" were reappointed, ,an'd. the vacant portfolios are-filled bv Denis Murpbv  and' W. W. li." McJnnes. The  followingfis the'ministry, as recon-  sli;ucled and allotment of portfolios:  Hon. Col. E. G. Prior, Premier  and Minister'of Mines. ,  Hon. D. M. Ebcrts, Attorney-  General. ������ ,"'     '   ,   '  Hon. J., D. Prentice, -iFinance  "Minister. .;  Hon. W. C. Wells, Commissioner  of Lands'and Works.  Hon. Dennis Murphy, Provincial  Secretary and Minister of Education.  Hon. \V. W. B. Mclnncs, President of the Council!  POLITICS.,   ���������      -   ���������  11. Green is now acting- .ia,J"cud  pusher for Dick jMcBride. who piom-  iscd him the poitfolio of Innels? ��������� nnd  works if, he could help so.it Dick in  premier's chair���������a position which he  covet" much but has shown no capacity to fill.        '    '         '      '  t. Ex-Lieiit-GovoriiciAMcIi'-ics -is out  as si candidate for Burrnrcl tg fill the  vacancy caii.scd by the death of G. JI.  .Maxwell. Dr. Al climes announces he  is opposed to the Laurier government  on ninny questions. He has not forgiven Sir Wilfrid for dismissing hirji  from the Leiul-Governor&liip.  Wholesale and Retail  .   .   .   Meat Merchants.  Head Office, Abattoir and Cold Storage:  ���������^^sssss^Oalgary, Alberta  INDUSTRIAL NOTES.  The Ferguson saw mil! i.s full, of  orders.-  The big sawmill company which  will operate nl Tiout Liike has now  secured 2o square miles of timber.  W. 15. Pool has completed his water  works system at Ferguson and it is working splendidly. ��������� The installation wns  put in by "Moscrop Bros, of Jtevelsfokc,  on whom it reflects much credit.  W. Fleming is now able to supply  the city with firewood -jnlore. He got  his steam saw plant lo" work this week  and it's doing excellent work. He  has contracted for delivery by rail of  GOO cords of dry fir unci birch from the  Okanagan valley. ' ,  The J'evelstokc Lumber Co. is tu lie  congratulated on its success in getting  in its drive of logs from'the J5ig Jicncl,  unci great credit is due to the Manager.  C. F. JJnclmai'kj for results accomplished in the facc.of great diflicultics.  The,Company's mill will now have  enoug".. logo to 'enable it to fill the  con tracts it had in hiind. As showing  the big business done nt the mill  special trains c,f five to seven cars are  run out and in between the city and  .the mill siding.  ' .). lt. Brown, Vancouver, received  this week a l". S. pafc-nl mi his iin-'  proved machine for filling salmon into  cans.  This invention lias been exploited  by a sin,ill syndicate of lending Vancouver business men,'iind has in le-  cent trial.- coiifirincel its previously  established reputation for rapid and  satisfactory woik. Lust year il put  up, in practical cannery service, 22W)  eases ol" fish, and this- year a simplified  and improved machine was built, hut  unfortunately was complete-el too laic-  for the tea son's pack. Several (rinl  runs have however been made, before  representative canncis, in which an  output of 7(5 cans a minute was  altained, 00 to 0(5 per cent of which'  were well f i.i led.  Hitlic to machine filling has. been  so imperfect, and the fish so damaged  and crushed, that careful packing has  to be advcitiscd as "hand filled." Jt  is' claimed for the Brown machine  however that the work is better clone  than it can be done by hand; the cans  being more evenly filled, witli (he skin  to the outer side, and n clean fresh cut  surface exposed. When such packing  can be done, machine filling should be  a favorable advertisement rather than  otherwise, as the minute handling is  dispensed wilh. a fact which the con-  suini-r will surely appreciate.  Tlii-* machine has been m-tnufac-  liiral by the !-*h;i:ike machine works at  New WoMiuiiistr:, which is a gunian-  tee of caicful design and wuiknian.'ship  Good News From the  Mines. ���������.  Gold Brought in From French and  Smith .Creeks.  SMITH CK'JI'K.  Supt. Bradley returned Tuesday  from his trip to the Line Jay. He  had a hard trip going in over the jjoft  snow, and came down on' a. raft,  accompanied by G. Hanson, who has  been working with Harry Howard on  his hydraulic properly. ��������� Mr. Ii rati ley  reports good'progress on Smith Creek.  The drifting is following a bench, and  good "gold is being got in the progress  of the work. ��������� '  C. Hanson brought"in with' him  about !f!0 of gold washed from a small  quantity ' of. gravel on "II. Howard's  ground. - This indicates , the richest  ground yet struck on . that property  and gives promise of big returns in the  spring.    ' . L.        ..  fki-xcji CKIXK.  Supt. Jiradley has five men working  on the Consohlion.-" They.are drifting north on bedrock from the upper  shaft, and rue getting excellent returns'. Mr. Bradley consideis the  results obtained' here the best he has  yet seen in the Jiend.. Ho brought  down some spl6ndid specimens, of  coarse gold with the quartz adhering  to them���������--characteristic-. Ground Hog  J3asin placer gold.        A "  -  rs'r.\.\n.\)tn "u'**i.v. .  Supt. Kcumens came 'in from the  Standard on Saturday. Excellent  progress is being-made with the0driving of low level tunnel Xo. <1. which is  now in 2*10 ft. Tho graphitic schists  have been , passed lluou'h and the  tunnel is nowjbeing run in thedioritic  schist with which^the ore-bodies are  associated. It is expected that the  oie-body ,-.may .be struck any day.  "Mr, Reunions brought in some fine  specimens of bpinito with him. This  is the ore which was. struck last  winter and gave such high assays,  especially in silver. '  like  THE MINES.  40 m'en arc working at the Nettie L.  Ore is being hauled out.  ,  Tho Providence mj1ic;,t>-('rcei)wooii  is shipping .flUO ore" to'Tnufsmelter.'"  I [The Cariboo Co. of CnmpMcKinney  has declared dividend of li per cent.  At (he J'oint Co's mine at Cariboo  5C": ozs. gold Wits taken from one pah  of dirt.     ' -  .The liayonnc, on .Summit Creek,  has been bonded to " JI. N. White for  $50,000.       '     v  30 men arc working''at the Silver  Cup. The compressor plant will  shortly be brought in. /?"  Tho Xorthwest Ccal and Coke Company has been formed at MeLeod with  a capital of .fS.OOO.OOO.  Writing lo the Tribune John.- Sanderson says: "The Big Bend will  come out nil right yet".  An .1*80,000,000 lead trii&t has been  forjned, and it is said Canadian lead  firms in the east stand in.   '  The siipremecourt has ordered Ihe  winding up of flic J.eiiora Company  on account of tlie heavy   indebtedness  of the mine. *  i  Rossland will produce this year  .50,000 tons more ore than'last year.  Mr. Hill, ihe new manager, has arrived  fiom Fnglai-'d.  Branch offices of thcMincsExchangc  have been opened as follows : Calumet, Mich., in charge of J. A. Ma gee,  Camborne, in charge of JI. S. Wallace.  A conference between the' mine  owncrso of (be Slocan and W. A,  Galliher, 31. 1'., was held at S.indon on  Thur-day and J'riday of this week.  The press was excluded.  The new company organised In hoi k  the Thunder .Mountain properties al  (he head of J'ire Valley is the Cherry  Creek Mining Co., with headquarters  al St. I'aiil. II was organised by Jim  Wii rd 11 er.  The Mycc Exploration company, of  Xelnoii is one of the latest flotations.  The company i.s capitalized al .flnO.OOO  In handle tho Cromwell group. The  directors are .I. Fred Hume, John A.  Turner and William Dnv's, all of i\'c-l-  .-���������Oll,.  iForciii.in L. \i. Beck, of Ibe Eva, has  received iusl ructions from (be new  owners, Ihe Calumet and 15. (!., lo resume development work. The Miner  says Mr. Beck is tivslart a new funnel  below Xo. f>. This is designed to tup  the big showing 250 feet, below the  outcrop.  J5ig Bend Mica is all right. J. D.  Graham, who is interested in (he project, had samples sent him by jMr.  McCarter submitted to experts in  Seattle, and lo the State, expert of  California and these gentlemen  expressed tiie opinion that the qua-lity  is first class.  Of ten Ions of ore Ireafed at Hall  Mines Smelter, from the Hamilton,  near the Arlington, the first grade  yielded 1,08'J o/s. silver and the second  grade ofili ozs. silver. -Ore has 'been  found on the pinpei'ly running J7,000  ozs. a ton. The lend is 100 ft. wide,  with p.iyst tak un the hanging wall.'  . Reasons for the Trouble.  Regarding the JSva trouble^  interview with the Gazette""  Jioscnberger said :' .  , ''The first point lo which [  exception, is the charge that I tried  to bold up the copper country  underwriters at tho time they visited the Eva and met me in .Nelson  to close thccoiilract which they had  tinderfakon.- The, proposition containing the terms upon which tlie  Eva properly was to bo taken over  was submitted to the underwriters  byjjme in Hancock on Sept. 2!), and  was accepted by them. ������ It involved  tho, purchase of tho property for  -t2o0,000,.and also ' involved the  .meeting of.monetary obligation on  October 22v and on November 11.  As  ������ r    *  ' A.jjo.xn.oi-'" C'ooi) r.\iTi;  on my part* I agreed to' \)iiy the  entire expense- of one man who  might be selected to visit the mine  and who would discover that J "had  misrepresented the conditions in  anyway. jS'o demand was made  at any lime ''upon' mo for the payment of this expense, notwithstanding the fact that almost the entire  body of underwriter.-! visited the  property. I take it, therefore, they  are satisfied the property is entirely  as [ cliiimcd'it lo be.  "The proposition* as accepted'on  September 20 was never altered" in  any way.*'     '  ' ,  /I'JIj; THICK THAT ������������������*AII,K������.  ���������  Jt is now an open    secret,   bow-  ever,   thai  the underwriters bad  reached a determination before  leaving here on October 20 lo reject  the proposition,.but lo reject it at  such a late date as lo jeopardize  the interests of the flotation. 'As  before'slatcd', a payment was due  on October 22. This payment was  made by the C. it 13.' C.''about  October 22. ��������� Another payment  matures November 22, next' Saturday, and it was the plan *of the  copper country underwriters to  crush "the company on that payment by refusing to turn over the  funds which had been subscribed  here on the Eva deal. J3y so doing  tho bond would be . forfeited" and  the iiojjuo'"was'"cntertiiir)'od ��������� Ly Lhe  copper country -people that thoy  would thus be able to acquire the  property independent of my  associates and myself. !"  A r.Oflfs "CXCUSE.     ,  "It has been asserted thai sufli-  cienl lime was not allowed lo investigate the property. On tlie  day T left here, September 29,  immediately after the acceptance  of the proposition'. 1 was authorized  to pay #20,000 cash to the Imperial,  Development Syndic.it3 for 20,000  -"���������li-ircs of the underwritten stock.  No furl her opportunity was asked  at the time lo investigate llio properly, since the underwriters willingly accepted (he report of Manager II. Z. Brock of (be Northwestern  DcvelopmentSyndiCitteassunicient.  Furthermore, after I left on Sept.  29th John Daniels visited British  Columbia and upon request of. the  copper country .underwriters permission w.as given to allow him t'o  examine the Eva1. ' Wc went to the  expense of undermining the SO-fecf  winze in No. 8 tunnel and everything in our power 'was "done to  assist him in making a thorough  examination. Mr. Daniels visited  Camborne and the Camborne group,  but for some reason unknown to  me did not, visit the Eva.  "Associates and I are accused   of  trying to prevent the acquisition of  the Eva by the Northwestern    De-  veJopment'Syiidica'e.    Mr. MusVcl-  iiiaii and I paid ."roOO, together wilh  an  equal  amount  put   up   by the  North western (o   secure   an option  on (he Eva. .   This option expired  on September20without tlie North-  wiislci'ii having made any effort to  exercise il.     This !r*r'00 was a complete loss lo ii-; and we were powerless (o save ouivelvc-' in    any    way  since the  opiion had  boon seourei  in the name of the Northwestern.  'a cii,\i.i.kniik.  '"Through   Ihe      press   cautions'  have been made to withhold   judgment and, aciinn   until    the entile  party of copper country   visitors lo  Iji'ilisb   Columbia    bad   returned.  Then thoy   could meet   me face lo  face.       J   challenge   the     former  underwriters   of   the   Calumet   it  British Columbia Gold   Mines and  the present board of directors of the  Northwestern Development  Syndicate to meet mo face (o face now in  tin: piusenct!   of   (he   stockholders  and thresh this mailer out.     They  will then have  an   opportunity  lo  vindicate (heir actions."  Tho Camborne Miner says 000 feet  of tunnels and diifls have been run  on the Oysfci'-Oiitciion; a stamp-mill  has been purcliaseil anil will be hauled  in and a coiiipie.'-siir ii being in ranged  foi with wutei power fiom Pool Creek.  // You Want the Best  and Purest Selected Tea that  money'can briy,  packed to  retain'- its natural aroma and flavor, u   ���������  free from the contamination of the odors of sur-  *, rounding' articles, get  , i  Ting Ling Package Teas  '* They come in pound air tight leaded packages  ' perfectly pure. - '' A"   '  i * i ' - '     f  | One Pound Makes Over 200 Cups,      ,     , ��������� ,  50c per Pound  For sale only at  Bourne Bros.  Grocery Store  -' HcinJe .yozi'Seen,It?   " ' * .; ���������  jSo. - ,  What? .    ?       v."'.-. -   ���������  The new Stationary just received at the  "RED CROSS DKyG SUO"RE  A larp-e variety from which to'choose from and-the  '* o y i,    * i  VRICE-T .AF^E PLIGHT.  Call, in and inspect  the stock and  be convinced as'to our  prices.     ���������'','. ' ���������*...���������' i'- ,  '. J. A. Miller <fS������ Co.',T^fe-  "vILPATRICK J3LOOIC,  REVELSTOKE. B. C.  s������* _  _    J ���������  ��������������� : - _ 1    ���������-   ��������� ���������     "    aga  4-  U'liVion't.) m!i oVn0|mi"kS of * AlF  JL Igllt H&t&bGVS  One of the most a timet ive stoves made today.   Four sizes.   Also :  Coal and Wood Heaters, Cook Stoves and Steel "flanges."?  FURNACES  Our own make of rivi'tled pipes the same price as the patent  "nlways slip" kind. '   "  LAWRENCE.  Direct from  the GROWER to the  Consumer.  MORRIS & STEfc'D.Sole Agents, Revelstoke  ,   Wnir Scale of  Wages can he  nfiscil  to hiffhi'i- Notes -13AXK "NOTES.  The International  Correspondence Schools,  SCIlANTOK. I>.\.  cm   li'.u'n you  in  yiuir spare linn' by  m.-iil If inciva.-e yum- value to yourself  by  incie.-i-iiiK ymir  value   to   oilier.*-.  Wc iift'i'i-inetrnciion in   tlie  folloivi'njcf  siiliji'its. Mccli.-inicii], .Steam, Electrical  (,'ivil, Siiniliii v and  jMinin-*; Iviigiiieer-  inj^;  Sbi.p iind  Kiniiiiliy I'l.-n-lici*; Mc-  i li.iiiic.-il Di-iim nij; Aicliilci-liii-i', Archi-  li-L-ini.il Oi-.Miiii-,', l-lniiiliiiif,*. Healin-r,  and   V-titiliilion,   Sheet  Melal   .vork  'J'i'li'plioiiy, 'iVlegi'.'iphy, (Jlieniistrv*. Orii.-uiiciiiiil D.'Si-<n, J.cltcrinp*,  Sii^n Faint  in-*;.   Uoiikkec'piiiK    .Sienograpliy,     Knglish   HiaiK-hes,    Eleclio-Tlierapciilics  Ffeuch, (ici'iiian and Spanish (with plionogr.iph).  10 per cent discount allowed to those sending in this ailvi'i tiseinent.  Address \V. II. McDOUGAEE Local Uepiesentalive,  P. O. Pox \m. Nelscit), B. V.  CONTRACTS OF ANY  MAGNITUDE   EXECUTED  tassBBBSBBasaBma  TMSrmaJLB  osnxx  Complete Installations Our Specialty  Finest Class of Machinery   ....  Hinton Electric Co. Limited  VICTORIA and VANCOUVER.  ��������� <i  -"'w'������  1 '       ,"   '  "   i /��������� ���������'-*  Sly  THE KOOTMAtDMAIL.  Zbe 1Rootena\> fIDail  PUBLISHED  FRIDAY.  ���������AT���������  REVELSTOKE. B.C.,  Subscription   Price,   $3.00   Per   Annum  ADVERTISING    RATKS    on  i     Changes in aelvertis-ciiient-s- must  application  iiiges in adrcrti-'cinciiti' must bo in by  Tuesday of each week to secure good dis  play.  JOB PRINTING promptly executed at reasonable rates.  ACCOUNTS for printing and advertising  payable on first of month; .subscriptions  payable in advance.  CORRESPONDENCK invited on matters of  public interest. Communications to Editor must be accompanied by name of  ���������writer, not necessarily for publication, but  a.- evidence of good faith. Correspondence  must reach the office by Tuesday evening.  Address '  The Kootenay "Mail,  'Phone No. 13.        ' Revelstoke,.B.C.  him in the bye-election. A year  ago they were going to annihilate  the Diir-Finuir government. These  disgruntled politicians are hardly  responsible for their words and  action?, but will find that Mr.  Murphy's constituents know  whether a fellow citizen like "Mr.  Murphy, or irresponsible oppositionist?, will best represent' their  interests.  the bead of the government speak  highly of the care and ability  which he displayed in his public  duties, and maintain that in the  face of the difficulties with "which  he had to contend he served the  province well and faithfully.  We request our numerous readers to  favor us with their assistance Sn  making: the KOOTENAY MAIL, the  most valuable advertising- medium in the Kootenays by g-lvlng-  the preference, when making- purchases to those firms who are  reg-ular advertisers In the KOOTENAY MAIL.  CITY AGENTS.,  Copies of Tiik "Mail, may be obtained from  the following city agents:  J. \V. Bi:xxi:-rr.,  a.vaija Driu(- & Hook Co.  V. li.  WKM.S.  H  A.RVEY & McOARTER  BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ETC.  Okxicks :   MoLaoNG  Bank  Block,   IIkvisl-  stoke, B. C.  Money to loan.  ii Olliccs: Revelstoke, B. C; Fort Steele, B. C.  J  Gko. S. McCaktek,  Revelstoke, B. C,  A. Hauvkv,  Fort Steele, B. C.  L  E MAJSTRE & SCOTT,  Barristers. Solicitors, Notaries  ' Public, Etc.  First Street.  Revelstoke, B.G.  E  DWARD A. HAGGEN,  ,  Mining Engineer,  (Mem. American Institute Mining Engineers)  (Mem. Canadian Mining Institute.)  Revelstoke, B. G.    ������  Examination of and reports on Mineral Properties a Specialty.  w  1LLIAM A. BAUER,  Dominion .t Pkovlvciai. Land  o  Surveyor.' _  Survey-, of Mineral Claims, Timber Ben lis and  'Clown Lands.  ti      ,  Care of J. D. Sii)ii.u,d,,IIi:vi:i.si-oi{i:. B.C.  J.  A. KIRK,  Dominion and Provincial  'Land Survevor,  Revelstoke, B.C.  M  ISS EDWARDS,,  TRAINED MEDICAL AND SURGICAL  NURSE.  " REVELSTOKE, B. C.  XTbe IRoqtenas fl&aU  F1UDAY, XOVE.MBEJ? 28, 1902.  The   Colonist   says   of the 'new  ministry :    "The Prior government  is   without exception, the strongest  ., which' has ever   held   the   reins of  power in British Columbia."  II. Helmcken M. P., puts the  political position fin a' nutshell  when he says : "A, great effort  should be made to agree upon some  line of policy and petty paity  bickering should be, subordinated  to the crying needs of thecountrv."  The Home government is to be  congratulated on its resolve to give  fair and impartial consideration  to the Irish question, and the good  sense of the Irish members is displayed in their acceptance of the  proposal in the spirit in, which it is  made.  We congratulate the Victoria  Times, one of the most bitter opposition papers in the province, on  its announced wish to give the  Prior ministry a 'fair show. Our  contemporary says the only fair  "course is to suspend - judgment  pending an announcement of the  government policy and that it is  unreasonable to condemn the new  administration as vet.  THE NEW'MINISTRY.  The new ministry which has been  formed under lion. Col.   Prior   as  premier is one   which   ought torbe  favorably received by the country.  It  is , doubtful   whether   a be,  combination of capable men  c  be formed from the, present ho  In the premier   the   province   has  one who has had   wide experience  in Dominion politics, and  his  advent to power ought to be particularly gratifying to those interested  in mining, as Hon. Col. Prior   is  a  practical mining engineer by training and ^profession,   and   recently  travelled through the mining camps  with a view lo ascertaining the views  of both mine-owners and  employes  as to the best means of putting ,the  industry   on   a   progressive basis.  Hon. D.  M.   Kberts,   Ihe attorney-  general,   is   one ,of   the   most experienced public men in.- the   province,   having, got    his    training  under Hon. J. H. Turner.    Hon.-J.  J). Prentice has proved one of  the  most, capable   financial ministers  the province has bad. - 'His financial statement of lasl session was3 a  masterpiece and a leading  English  financial   paper,     the     Financial  Times, compared it, in ability   and  arrangement, as on a par  with the  statements of Goscben, on'c of ,tbe  ablest public financiers .the mother  country has known.    The province  has never had a better Chief  Commissioner  of    Lands   and   Works  than Hon. W. C.   Wells.     To   his  administration  Revelstoke owes its  prosperity today and what  he   has  done for Revelstoke be has done or  will   do   for   other   parts   of   the  province   as'  soon   as   he has  the  opportunity and ('he   funds   available for the  policy   of   progress of  .which he  is , a   known   advocate.  The two new men   who   join   the  ministry are Hons1. Dennis Murphy  and \Y. W.   P.   McTnncs. '   These  gentlemen   are   native sons of.the  province and their selection should  be a cause of pride to young P>rilish  Columbians   to   whom   thev   will  doubtless   do    full   credit.       'Mr.  Murphy is said'by   all   who know  him to be a   clever,   shrewd, man,  and his speeches in the   house, last  session showed him to be one oi the  smartest members   of   ihe   house.  lioni-1   W.   W. B. McInnes made a  name for himself in tho   Mouse   of  Commons.      He   has the most up-  to-date and progressive ideas of any  member of the legislature, and the  cause of labor has no more straightforward , champion- '  * .The   new  TIIE, LEAD PROBLEM.  One   of    the    most    important  questions with  which  British   Columbia   is   face to   face   is that of  finding a profitable market  for the  output of   the( silver-lead   mines.  Two remedies have been suggested.  One is an increase of duty on ' im-1  ports of lead and   the   products of  the metal.     The   other, is  the removal of all duties from machinery  and materials used in mining.    The  former proposal would be all' right  if Canada could  consume   all   the  lead-this province can produce.,  If  the home market is not sufficiently  wide then the proposal is fallacious  as there could lie no possible home  market for the surplus  production.  Wo   have,   in   previous     articlcs;  shown 'that the consumption of lead  in Camilla is a small proportion of  tlie total production of the country,  and in such a case it is   evident   a  protective tariff would be valueless.  A������market must be   found   for   the  remainder���������in this case the greater  part, and we have   suggested   that  in such a case the only, solution of  the difficulty is to be found  in   removing all   duties   on   machinery  and'mine   supplies to   enable   the  mine-owner to produce lead'at such  a cost that it can compete   in,   the  markets of the world.     The  views  set forth by  us are endorsed by no  less an authority than J.'E.  Hard-  man   M. 'E.,   the eminent mining  and consulting engineer,  of  Mont-  rea1. ,  Pie took the annual report of the  minister of mines in British Columbia' for the year "1900 arid  quoted figures showing (he production of lead was 63,358,621 lbs. -lie  then took the trade and navigation  returns for the same year, and  going'through tlie whole of the  manufactured "lead products purchased���������totalled up everything  that could be placed to the credit  of lead, either in its metallic form  or in paints,' dry red and ,white  lead, and "showed,the total 'was only  25.298.278 pounds.  It was,a.market for-' 25,000,000  pounds" in round figures for a pro':,  duel ion of 03,000,000���������and' it left  .',8,000,000 to be disposed of clse-  vthero after every industry that  used lead in any form ha'd been  supplied. The condition'was not  even so favorable as ihe figure  cited would seem to indicate, for the  manufactured products embraced  by the 25,000.000 pounds were not  all lead.- About 5,000,000 pounds  had to' he given up to zinc and  gypsum and other thing- that were  A POPULAR BELIEF.  That Rheumatism Is Due To Cold,  Wet Weather.  Such     Condition-.     Aggravate     the  Trouble, But it is "Now Known  to be a Disease of the Blood  ���������Outward Applications  Cannot Cure It.  The once popular belief that rheumatism was entirely the result of exposure to cold or dampness, is now known  to be a mistake.   The disease may  he  aggravated by exposure, but the   root  of   the trouble lies in the   blood,   and  must   be   treated  through  it.    Liniments and outward applications never  cure,   while Dr. Williams' l'inlc   Tills  always   cure because they make   new,  rich, red blood, in which disease   finds  lodgement    impossible.     Concerning  the   use of these pills Mr. A. G., Lac-  onibe,   Sorel,   Que.,   says:���������"For   upwards of five years J   was a victim"  of  the tortures of rheumatism.   AL times  tlie pains in my knees,   shoulders unci  hips were almost, past endurance.    At  other times J coukPnob   dress   myself  without' assistance,    f    tried   several  remedies,   some very  costly,   without  getting' any more temporary relief   nt  the   most.' At this juncture a   friend  urged nic   to try Dr.   Williams'   Pink  l'i'lls   and spoke so highly of the   pills  that  1 decided lo try   them.   Almost  from   the very first these pills helped  me and by the time I had taken seven  or eight boxes, every twinge   of   rheu-  'matism   had' disappeared an'dT   was  feeling bettcr'than J had for years.   J'  would strongly advise similar sufVcrers  to give. J)r. Williams' Pink  Pills a fair  trial, as I am confident that they   will  not only drive away all the   pains iind  aches, 'but,leave you   strong,    active,  and happy."   , '"  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills arc the  greatest tonic medicine in-the world.  These pills not only cure ..rheumatism,  but all troubles whose origin ^ conies  from poor blood or weak nerves', such  as anemia, consumption; neuralgia,  kidney trouble. St. Vitus dance, partial paralysis and the irregularities  which make the lives * of so many  women a sou.'ce of misery./ Some  dealers ofi'er substitutes, and in order  to protect yourself you must sec that  the full name Dr. Williams' Pink Tills  for Pale People'' is on the wrapper  around every box,.- Sold by nil dealers  or sent by mail post, paid at oOc. a box  or ,six boxes for $2,50, by writing direct to The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville. Out. ���������    ,'  . Sugar has advance  hundred at Toronto.  COMMERCIAL     .  J0   cents    per  Ml    'IJ INI'  r  i  '  ���������  13  ���������  Hum <  st  i  >���������JU���������   ��������� 1  i I,a Jn*/*l���������E���������Jb���������������^^������L���������mX^  o  b  T   [T j  ���������3  re?  f  k  /"".  ���������-  e  i  i  ,r  ft  For Terms and' Particulars as to Sale of Lots, apply- to  H. N. COURSIER, AGENT, REVELSTOKE.  ���������*���������%"'.������  "V  #���������  -Z7-  Kootenay Lodge  No. 16 A.P. 6s A.M.  i -   The regular meeting-;  are held in the Masonic Temple, Ronnie  in  each  .inoiitli  lit   8 p.  in.  Visiting   brethren  cordially, welcomed.  11. GORDON   Skokiitaby.  Why you should buy  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Becaus'e  it is the best quality.  Because ''���������'��������� is the most,  lasl ing chew,  Because  it- is the  largest high grade  5 or 10c. plug.  Because  t-he   tags arc   valuable   for  premiums until January 1st  ��������� 1901.  Because ��������� we  -run run tec  every   plug,  '        and  Because   vour dealer is anllii'i-ixcd to  refund   yonr  money if you  ' i are not siif isflerl.  REVELSTOKE LODGE, I. O. O. P., No  25.  ^���������^ ������f:cn UoKiilar meetings are held  *?-ffi&$?$&&A   ' ������ Oddfellows' Hull every  "' -,:<���������;W^������' pk. Thursday night al, eight,  - 1'''"^A&V-$������"&aiv o'clock.   Visiting brothers  . , >-������������������-:��������� *.������-"toiSj^   cordially welcomed.  II. S. WlbSON", N.G.   J. A. STONE, It. & K.S.  SELKIRK LODGE, NO. 12, I. 0. O. F.  .Meets every Tuesday  evening in Selkirk  Hall at -8 o'clock.  DI Visiting brethren cordially invited to nt-  * tend.    ���������   ���������  .J.1 OUTJI'���������""*', N. G.    ' J. "vJATIIIK. Si:o.  spenan  edia  put   in lo make   up   weight.    Mr  Borden's   protective    policy  could THE EMPIRE TOBACCO Co. LIMITED  ministry gives-'the islandand main-  not ihereiore'bc of any   permanent  PRICE'  25 CENTS.  K libber  S la i nps  Notary  'Seals  Wax Seals  Sleneils  Price    '  Markers  Priiitin-jr  Wheels  Numbering  Machines  Hand Dating  and Numb cling Stamps  Cheek  Perforators  ltubbei' Tvpo  Crown Printing Presses,  etc., etc.,  Your Patronage  respectfully solicited  clo-  Kootenay   Mail  Club Offer.  ���������INTERNATIONAL  SHAKESPEARE  1HEH.J.FRANKUNSTAMPW0RKS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  " j or effective benefit   to this province  land equal representation. Jt is also .      .... ���������Jlt- ���������  essentially non-party,   being com- j*^, "Tiie   remeMv  so uir as*the lead industry is   con-  posed of three   conservatives-   and '  Jt   raav result  in  three liberals,  removing   the  necessity lor party;  dy   lie? in   the  cheap production and seeking   the  ; world's market.    There is no   rcas-  lines in the province and will afford  i on  why. wnn me large ore  maeiiiik't'iH watc-r  bodies  I "hurt lu-en troubled with nry stomach' for the piusl sixteen or seventeen years",  * ann   "-iflf-'iir-cent wtc-r    Dower5   in ' '"���������"���������'��������� a< ^ have been nctin-r us a drug clei-k for the. past thirteen years, I have, had  a grand opportunity for i'lhistratine \', ���������     ; ''' /".    ��������� -T- .]>  'rnh'i -' '��������� a.poorl chi,.,ice f'������ u7 H1 'i':1"1''^ '" l^ "Vlrkl,V- l)l,t "BVC1, foHIU! ,lllX.'fhinK; "n"  ������   .        ll      ���������       ���������   , ,       Ithis   coimir"..    IjiiM.-h      Columbia j ul wP Kot in a supply of Ripans Tubules,- than did  me any good.    Thev  have  the time of Macaulay's hero, "wnen ; _-.,���������;.,..'  ,., ,.,,.    ;���������    ^   w0r](--o | entirely cui-ed me.   At limes 1 could hold nothing on my stomach, and I had a  13 'Volumes, over 200  Illustrations, Photogravures  and Chromatic Plates.  This i.s one of the finest  . '��������� Kditiotfs   published,  -with  history  ol   each play, explanatory and critical notes, glossaries  and conipletc life of Shakespeare. ,    '  Half Price Introductory Sale  ������ . The first edition, printed' from new plates, li'as just' been  completed.. In order 16 distribute this edition' rapidly we will  make unusual concessions'to' prompt subscribers., The first  edition will be sold for $22.00 in Cloth and $27.00 in Half-  Leather binding, and you may pay at the rate of $2.00 a month  Sample Sets May Be Seen' at the Kootenay Mail Office.  If you are, interested fill in the attached form and address it io  ��������� Tiik Koothnav Mail,  Revelstoke, P. C.   ���������-  .       o'edee ifoirim:.  Ihe Ivootenny Mail Piiblishin-j* Go. Limited,  Revelstoke, B. (j.,  "Please send mo the International Shakespeare, in V.i volume*-, ns advei Used,'  bound 11, L-loth,,,,!'.,:., $22.00. or half-l������,il(.he.',  .$27,00,    I   cnelose $2.00,"i.iul   will  pay you or your order $2.00 monthly heieaftei- until  tin; whole is paid,   Unhooks to remain youe properly until paid foi in full, , "     .   .  V  II  Name,  Address.  i cannot    compete    in  i 1-  ;w.'iy= nnd a iieuvv reductiunof rates i  * *       s , !  an C's**<'iitia! feature, so  that ores!  fini-bc'l products can   be|  at the ,-e-abord   at   att .-mail j  i  ]iO";iblc.      It would Ik; 'well i  lancl   tnc  : lainb-f  /.:ost a*  ��������� if the  .Minister  of   Mine-    were   to  The benefits derivable to the  citizens from the acquisition of the  Water and Light plantare already  evident. In addition to the city  having free the lighting of' the  streets and Ripply of water for  hydrants, the city is' deriving,,  owing to the increased services, a  revenue of -f 1,703.19 a month as  against $1,(56'! for tlie same period  of last year. Even on the revised  scale, after reduction of meter rates  to Vancouver scale, the city has a  clear revenue, after payment of  salaries, of $1000 a month, from  the water and light service.  none were for   the   party   and all i marbel0  ,.-lnU. conU'.0  were for the  state.*' '   "The   new j ^ ye flnj, a ,jeavv ^  ministry   should   also command  safe working majority in the  legi  laturc.     At all invents it should be  given a fair   opportunity   both   by  the public and  the members of the-  legislature to s'hdw what it-   li'.ilie-V .        .      , . .  c '       ��������� i appoint a "rood .man lo   invc-ligat  is and how that policy is to 0e   ;id-  ministered. , We lielieyc it will he  found the policy i-1 ;i prfign,'s.-iv*'  and advanced one. worthy of tin-  days in wbieb we live, and well  calculated 'to (lcve-lop the rosi>ur',i'.-  and adviiiice the best inleref-is- of  the province.  inif stciiinich most iillthc Unie: in fact, T  was  miserable, and lid.- .was hardly  Oi the rail-j worth  living,     1   was-called cross ami  crabbed  hy my friends, but nowthey  ill notice the change in me. - '  AT   DRUGGISTS.  The five-cent packet  i.s   enough   for an ordinary occasion  The family bottle, sixty cents, contains a supply for a year.  bob. Cii-ccn, Dick McHride, and  a few other disappointed office-  seekers vow -vengeance' on Dennis  Murphy, the native son of Cariboo,  for-accepting; a portfolio in the  Prior Cabinet, and say they will  leave ho stone unturned  lo   defeat  k.v-I'I'kmiei.  i-rxs.Mnu.  When Hon. , ./as. I'mr-'miiir  accepted the premiership, be did -o  at a time when provincial politic  were in a state of chaos, and when  no man could accept a more I hank-'  \c.H.i task. While his adminislralion I  has been severely criticised by the I  opposition pro.-"-" thnfaol ii-cvideii.. '  lhal fiiiiiiicifil (���������oiilirleni'i'wis l.in.'ely j  rciforcd during his lerin   of   nllin  i  and Ihe province is loiln v in a  much -more progressive eoii<liu*)ii  than when Mr. Iiiiii'-miiir undertook the task of restoring order out  of (!Jkios. .''; flis large; .busines;! interest.-' have made jt impossible for;  him to continue,  the   premiership,'  in   daily  and rcpn'ri fuilv on   the  condition.-: i  j  ���������and pro-pee':-of the lead market i  ;in tlie Ivist with a view-to obtain-i  ���������������������������ing the most aviiilabin omlef-' fur'  ' (he- surplus Icsiil jirodiiftioii of'he'  'province. Any lo��������� in disputing of  1 ihe nii-t,il in this way could he,  jmude- up hytbe Dominion iiouiisiii'.-  jllie i<'ad iiifiu-try in tin' s;itne Way;  ins the iron and -led industries are;  | now nssjs'i'd bv stale- b'onn������. Tin-1  j policy couid    bnrdlv   fail   lo place ;  'T..'  . the lead industry em a iMnel foun-  dnlieiii ,-iiid in a prospero-iis coti-  elition.  CLUBBING RATES.  bill those who have, boeii  touch with   him    wh.ih:  lie  was a I  Tin: h'oornsMv .Mail mid monthly  iirii<ii''.iiii', The' W'e-ihiiiii-'lci- .fi.'! pe;  Vcir. I  Tin: KooTi'.vw ,M.wi, miel ihe   1V--  j hylcriiiii $.'! per yaar.  Tim: KootiaAv .M.ur,, The Wesi-  inin.sli!!-, Tlie I"i-e.sbyleriii:ii,a|,l three. $���������(-  per year.;'' '���������       ;.,   ���������.,    '     7  Tli(!*.iie,iv"H0ri)i.| st'ii'v hy f"t.si-1 j������11  ('on-,  nor, "(Uengiiri-y .Schoeil   Onys," is,now  running in TlievWcstiiiinster,   .   '  ���������   ,  ��������� Address ',,  ,Tim: Ivootkn-av1 Mai*,,  jtevelstoke.  Have advanced in Price 50 per cent the last 60 days  Iiy Sj-.rmjv they will have advanced in price  One Hundred Per Cent.  Could yon find a .Better Investment, Anywliore ?  H. S. WALLACE, Manager,  "TOWNSITE CO.  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Execution of Rose.
New-ox, B. C, Nov. 21.���Rose
was executed today. He slept well
last night and ate a hearty breakfast this morning. '' He displayed
great nerve and coolness to the end.
He was hanged at 8 o'clock by the
ollicial executioner, Radcliff. His
neck .-was broken, and death was
practically instaneous. All life
was pronounced extinct by the goal
physician in 13i minutes after the
drop. The body'was buried in the
jail yard. The jury and 35, spectators were ,present. Rose was
convicted on circumstantial' evidence.
He��pigned a 'document shortly
before the execution strongly maintaining his innocence in it. He
forgave all who .had helped to convict him, and said he would die at
peace with the world,and in,-sure
hope of a glorious resurrection.
He was attended by Rev. Father
Althoff, of the Roman Catholic
church.'    , "
The following was Rose's written
"statement:
���   "I die   willingly,'   because   it  is
A PROGRESSIVE RIDING
an
Clod's will.'  I have made my peace
with Him.   , My innocence may be,
, J pray God, proved some day.   For
all that,' 1 forgive those who are the
cause of my being here.    If I have
offended anyone, I beg forgiveness.
, 1 bid good-bye to all.   I would like"
��� jto say more, but make it short, be-
' cause it is' bard to me to stand here
longer.    J thank all who have been
kind to me in my last days."
Rose was 64 years ofjige.      The
Tribune savs the   estate   of Rose's
father was worth !}>o0,000 and   that
when the1"'lawyers   wrote   him'regarding, his ��� share , heJ refused it,
" asking that   it   be   distributed between his brothers and   sisters,   as'
' be   then   considered himself worth
, $30,000, on account of bis   interest
in the Delaware Mining Company
of which  he 'was   manager.      His
coming to B. C. was in a   measure
due to the death of his young wife
who died in   child ' birth' about a
year after his marriage.
In speaking of the disposition ��� of
' Rose, as evidenced since his confinement, the warden of the jail
said of him last evening that Rose
was one of the best prisoners he had
ever had in the jail. When Rose
was first rCceived the officials of the
institution received a number of
' warnings from ��� the outside," to the
effect that Rose., was a- very des,-,
pernio man, and'that he would not
stop at anything to attain his ends
or secure ,his liberty, but at no
period during bis imprisonment
was there the slightest indication
that'Rose was inclined' to give
trouble. . . ,
Since   his   sentence ��� the greater
csporlion of his evenings were   spent
in playing whist and euchre   with
the men on the' death watch   and
the. prison ofiicials.     On tlie night
prior to his execution Rose   played
cards much longer than usual, and
, it was 2 o'clock on.the morning set
for   his-   execution   when   his last
game   was,   finished,   and the condemned   man   sought   his    bunk.
Those   who took   part in the game
say Rose was   the   most  composed
'man of the party.
Gold Commissioner Eraser's Return From the South.
Fred. Fraser, Gold Commissioner,
returned from a trip over the
southern part of his riding on
Saturday. He brings the cheering
news that he found everywhere,
air of prosperity and progrei
AT FERGUSON If
he found the Triune and Silver Cup
mines have been equipped with
aerial tramways. A good road has
been built for a length of a mile
and three quarters'to connect the
former road with the terminal of
the Triune tramway. , These improvements will enable the Cup
and Triune' to ship $80 ore at a
profit, the cost of transportation
having "'hitherto prevented anything less than $100 ore from being
handled profitably. . , <���
IMI'KOVKD THANSI'OItTATION
is required between Trout Lake
and the mine tramways to enable
the mines to be'worked to the���best
advantage by which large bodies
of low-grade ore at both mines
could be shipped at a profit and a
larger margin of profit secured on
the higher grade ore. If the C.P.R.
do not propose to put in a spur
from Trout Lake the mine-owners
will probably organize a company
to utilise the magnificent 'water
power of the Lardo river for running an ' -' - |    -
' EUJCTIl'lC TRAMWAY
between Trout Lake and Ferguson,
with extensions up the South Fork
to lake'in the -Nettie' L., /Triune,
Silver Cup'atnd other properties. ,
COLUMBIA RIVER
IMPROVEMENT
A Successful Blast.
The Dominion government river
improvement work is proceeding
merrily at Rocky Point. 35 miles
north of Revelstoke. Hundreds of
boulders that obstructed navigation
have been blown to pieces. ��� A
shaft 15 feet cleep below water level,
100 feet from the east shore, was
sunk in a solid reef of rock?, and
24 feet of drifts run from' the bottom
of the shaft.
This work was completed under
considerable difficulty. ' a? three
galls, of water per.minute had' lo be
gotten out. "���17u0.1bs. of dynamite
was thawed in a hot-house and [
stored in the drifts. An electric
battery was connected with the
powder, and the shaft flooded with
water.
The result was up to expectations.
Over 2000 yds. of-solid rock was
torn from its bed and thrown in
every direction.' Trees over a fool
in diameter were cut clean off and
tons of rock .scattered along the
mountain 'side far above the trail.  "
Gus lledstrom has a,--ang' of 10
men who know their business, and
under his able management'. the
government is getting big value for
the money expended. Jn a river
where so much 'work is"required lo
bo done to make navigation safe,
the sum (of $5000 appropriated
should be supplemented with an
additional grant''of $10,000'for the
winter's work,    j
With our handsomely
illustrated newcataiogue
the greater portion of
your Christm-v-S shopping may he done a.t
home.
Write for it, and it will be sent
(o you, free of charge*, by return
mail. <
" If on receipt of arti-    i
cles'   ordered  you  are
not   perfectly satisfied,   ^
ysur money will be
cheerfully refunded.
t^i��i��MuiTi5fiAiiii- tViSi^"3Igiii| =1
RyrieBfos.
Office Furniture
A car load of Roller'Cm-lain Ofijce
Uesks just received��� nothing, else in
cur.' 12 Pattern**,
Prices $22.00 to $100.00
Name your wants for anything in
Office or ilniisii Fiii-iiisliin**;.-,- ami uh.it
you c.-ii! afford and we furnish s,-iiu|,|i-s
and illusl'r.iiions with full ilcsi-i-ipiinn
free.
Stvlc sirnil.ir to (.���ill but, miicli batter,    (DOrt
���i'JxI-iiii. top, j'Jin  hisli. -solid Oak..     <i>0*J
Largest Furnishers in Western Canada.   , ��� Victoria, B. C.
TIME    TABLE
*"). S.   "Archer" or S. S.   "Lardeaii."
I'-jrining between. Arrowhead. Thomson-*
LaiidiiiK iiiid Comapliv. commencing Oct. Uih,
1**01. will snil as follows (weather pei-mUtins*):
'Leave Arrowhead for Thomson's Landing
and Corimjilix twice daily at 10k. and I5k.
I.e.-ive Comiplix and "Thomson's-, landing for
Arrowhead twice daily at 7.15k. and 12.15k.     '
"Uakin-r clo-^s connecriems with all C. P.'R.
train-and boats.
The owners reserve the right to change times
of sailings without notice?
THK FllED BOBIXSON LUMBER CO. LTD.
F. ROBIXSOK, ,
Managing Director,
FIELD HOTEL
F.. Halliday   Takes   Ex-Conductor
. Pringle Into Partnership.
F. llnlliday, of the Field Hotel,
Field, 13. C, hits recently taken'into
partnership Tlios. E. Pringle, for many
years conductor on the C.P.lt., and
who is well known both cast and west
of that town. They intend to make
every accommodation for the travelling
public and have already let a contract
to' Jus. Henderson, "of' Golden, for
additions to their present house 2C.\"
GO ft. on the west side, and 24.--40 ft. on
tho east side, both additions being
two storeys'high. The .house will be
heated by a most modern appliance
which has alrciuly arrived from Plax-
ton & Co., of Winnipeg.-
Wc wish the new linn all success in
their enterprise. Field is destined to
be one of the greatest tourist centres
in the woi'id.
Grand  Trunk to Build to Pacific
Coast.-'   ���
The Grand/Trunk has determined to
build to thii Pacific coast, crossing the
Rocky "Mountains by the Peace'or
Pine River passes' and lnakhio- the
terminus at Fort Simpson or Ihitte
Inlet. The undertaking involves
construction of' 2,500 tb "-J.000 miles
of track, and expenditure, from $75,-
000,000 to $100,000.000.    .
The work will take five years-.' The
company will also organize steamship
lines from the Pacific coast- to Chi-ia
and Japan.
/"
~.is*r?jr2��0?iaxats
A.
c.
���'''Contentment cannot
i.'C f oo dearly purchased/'
Foot-comfort     and
shapi rclention,arc neves* i
r d.'Ai-, at the expense of
|'*i"C.-ri fleeting" finish.,,,
I,      Contentment to those
j! \'V ho weai* only that foot-
ji ,
|' v.\',. r which ii P[}~zd and
| pledged by the Makers--
[ "The Slater Shoe"
'fcoodyear WcIfJicI
B. HUMS & 00.
Sole Local Agents
Hgi-iioareMr^-g^ajayj^^^-iy^aajt^^
EDDY'S
. -cr-"-'
"KING   HOWARD" 1000,'.   ���
"HEADLIGHT," i$00.-.
"KaGIjK," 100s nnd 200s.
"VIOTOItIA,"
, "LITTLE C0.MET."'
FOR SALE   EVERYWHERE.
C2.
V>
Are, the best that can be bought.
Don't experiment with other and inferior brands.
TTSE   ZETOlDTr'S   .
3H3^EH2E3HiaS33=E^-5-33"SKSa3:
A BABY CHANGED.
The
Was
LEAD QUESTION
Meetings of Mining Men.
A meeting of mining men was  held
, at    Sandou    last'   week    to   discuss
measures for the improvement of  sil
vcr-lcad   mining. .   W. A. Galliher, M.
P.. attended'.
Jt was resolved to ask ,u protective
��� tari'V equal to that in the States on
lead and lead products, manufacture
in bond in foreign countries of Canadian lead, to be readmitted on payment of 15 per cent duty on- cost of
manufacture, bonus of $15 on surplus
production of lead to enable it fo be
marketed in foreign ' countries, and
that precautions be taken that any
tnritV impoK'd be of direct benefit to
producers instead of smelters and
refineries only.
A conference of _ mining men convened by the Nelson Board of Trade,
fo (lii-cuss the silver-lead problem with
Air. Galliher M. P., was held Monday.
There was soiro sensible speaking.
A, O. Gall, of Kosslanibsiiid : "The
duiier- on mining machinery imported
into British Columbia collected by the
iJuiiiiiiioii government realized nearly,
$2,000,000 aniiiially,'iind on. mining
supplies a million dollars was paid
every year in the simp.', of duties." lie
advocated irining machinery nnd
supplies being placed on llic free list.
'.Mr. K'irhy supported these views,
and said the only solution was a trust
of (he miners, smelters, and refineries.
"Mr! Roy advocated a bonus of || cent
per lb. on lead,
"Mr. Ciimlibel 1 urged a protective
larili' on the American scale for lead
and lead products.
Z\Ir. Woakes wrote urging high
tari'V on lead and lead products, J'c-
liiission of duly on machinery and
supplies, and .compulsory lowering
of freight rales.
W..I. Caldwell, Rev. "Mr. Graham
and G. O. Buchanan nilvo ated protection.
Smith Curtis favored a .system of
b'uintics.
The conference concluded by
'unanimously adopting a resolution by
Juliti Houston asking for an increase
of liirill" on lead ami products thereof,
and a remission of the duty on mining supplies.
A deputation will go to Ottawa to
Mippurl. Mr. Galliher in urging these,
views- on the government.
CITY COUNCIL.
in
Regular, meeting held Friday,
present. . ���   ,
COKKKSI-OXUEXCI'".      "      ,
Grant Hall complaining of arc lights
at shops,���-Been fixed.
Mrs. Willis asking that snow plough
clear street as far asT. Dunne's.   -
A. li. Phipps, sec. hospital committee, thanking city for free water
and light,
Agent-General's department asking
lantern slides of public buildings and
homes,-���Referred to Aid. Taylor, Mc-
Leod and Law as committee to have
photos taken and comply with request.
The mayor and aldermen considered
this a* good way of advertising the
province.
Supt. Kilpatrick asking where city
wished to cross A. &'K. line and size
of pipe,      ,
Mr. Gordon to be asked for estimate
of cost and probable revenue. ��
"W. Cowan, for W. L. & P. Co., aslc-
ing'refund of fees, etc:, for-uncxpind
term.���Proportionate * amount to be
refunded, '   �����
G. JI. Sproat asking particulars 'of
streets closed and, dates' of bylaws.���
Particulars to be given.
(J. M. Sproat, sending memoranda
ro Big Bend road, etc., published in
our last issue.���Referred to city solicitor.'
,T. W. Bain asking light on Con-
naught-Avc.���To be supplied.
GICXIvKlT..
Aid. haw presented report of works
committee.
Aid. iMcbeod reported for F. it h.
committee stating improvements made
to No. 1 hall, but he considered the
cost excessive. ,
Aid, McMahoii drew attention to
dangerous'crossings oh Third street,
\V. A. Nettle waited on the council on
the same matter nnd urged ^ two
crossings be widened as they were in a
diingerous condition.
The mayor suid Mr. McCulluin had
o'l'er'cd to do sidewalk to Salvation
Army barracks if the city would supply lumber, and he had agreed,
The mayor suggested another crossing bo put in to connect the corner at
the Hume block with the opposite
corner.
Aid. Manning complained the sidewalk authorized on Boyle Ave. had not
been done.
Aid. Mchcoil considered it desirable
to keep the crossings clear of mud. '
'   Aid. Hume complained of Work done
on sidewalk past their new block,
It was decided the crossings be fixed.
TI'NDKUS.
The following tenders were received :
Supplying wood to power-house���
,1. Anderson $2.85; (accepted)' S. Carlson .113.50.
Clearing sidewalks of snow���J. C
Hutchison $1.25 nor trip; \V, Fleming $8.50.
The council decided to accept no
tenders for the snow service for the
present.
��� ��� �����
The Grand Trunk has conducted
successful experiments in the use of
wireless  telegraphy for moving trains.
Mother   Tells How Jt
Accomplished.
A wonderful change," is the verdict
a lady correspondent
of a lady correspondent who writes
us about her little one. "L 'take
pleasure,'' writes .Mrs. R. R. Bickford.
of Glen Sutton, Que.'; '"in certifying to
the merits of Baby's Own Tabids, us
1 have found themkassure and reliable
i"cniedy. My baby.was troubled with
indigestion, and was ' teething and
cross and restless, and the, udc of
the iTiibletsmadc 'wonderful change.
I think the timely use of baby's Own
Tablets might; save many a dear little
life, and f would recommend mothers
to keep them in the house,
The opinion of this wise mother is
echoed-' by other correspondent.-*.
Baby's Own Tablets give such comfort and relief to'a sick baby, they so
infallibly produce calm, peaceful sleep,
that you would 'almost think them a
narcotic. But they i arc not. , Tficy
arc only it health giver for children of
any age. They cannot possibly do
harm���they'iilways do good. "May be
had from druggb.1--. or by mail, .post
paid, at 25 cents a box by writing direct to the Dr: Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockviile, Out,, 6r Sehnectady, N. "**.'.
vii>i~��^i.j*,*����mimi^EpicCT��H��r.a
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REVELSTOKE,    " -. , '���    B.�� G.
CLUBBING OFFER.
The Kootk.vav Mail and Weekly
Free .Press arc offered from now till
Dec. 31st, 1003 for $2.75. This not
only means that new subscribers
promptly Inking advantage of thisoil'er
will receive fourteen .months suhs'ci-ip-
ticn for the price of one year, but they
vvill obtai '. also three additional pic-
tures'.nril'ing twenty-five in all.
Subscriptions and addresses received
atiOllicc of
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Revelstoke, ���
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1      MUTTON, Etc.
��� Fish and Game in Season.
All orders in-ominly filled.  .
REVELSTOKE,' B. C
KING EDWARD VII. Scotch' Whisky
is a blend of the products of the- most famous
Distilleries of .Scotland's .Western Highlands,
and'is relishing* to a healthy, manly palate, with
a fullncssiof flavour and bouquet clinging to it,
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on the Estate of the Duke of Argyle, Argyllshire,
by Greenlees Brothers.
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Company, Limited,
AGENTS. ' " ��
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Nowlv   built.
Rates $1.50 per Day
Queen's Hotel, Trout
ABRAHAMSON   BROS.,   PROPRIETORS.
' "" " i
First-class in every respect.      All modern conveniences.
Large Sample Rooms.' ,
Special Weekly Rates.
Lake, under- same   management.'
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COMAPLIX ���
Is Now Open for Business     -     The Best House in Town.
, Well Furnished    -    Good Table.
Best Brands of WINES, SPIRITS and CIGARS kept in Stock.
W. HAMILTON, Proprietor.
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HOTEL
Are you ne-rvoiis-'
Do you fi'i'l iildci- lliiin you used lii!J
Is ybiiriippi'tiii' pool-;'
Ts your tongue ennted   with  a f-lhny,
yellowish fiii?
Do you have dizzy spell--?'
Have you a bad table in ihe nioulh?
Does your fund  couie up af'U'i-ealing,
with ii.siiiu' l.-uli':-
Ihivi- you a MMi'-iition of fullness lifter
eatliigi'
Do you have hciu'tlnirn?
Do vim belch gas or wind?
Do you Inive (.-sccssivi! I hir.-l?
Do you nolh-e  black specks hefoi-e the
eyet-?    ,
Do you have, pain or oppiessioii iii'oiind
the heurl"-
Does yinir he.ii t palpitate or  bent ir-
ri'giilarly?
Do you have unpleasant dreams?
Aiv you constipati.'d?
Do yniu-linib> treniblc or yiln-.-iLi-?
Are you restless at night?
Nam'i:  ������	
Age  Occupation	
Street number	
Town ' Slate	
If von have any or all of Un* above
symptoms you iirolmhlv have Dyspepsia. Fill in lliu above blank, send to
us, .-ind we will mail you a free trial of
PEPSIKQLA TAULETS-uiicjueslio,,.
ably the surest and safest Dyspepsia
cure known��� together with eiui lilile
hook���"Adviee to Dy.-pcpties-." Hcgu-
Iarsi'/.e Pi'psikoln T.'ililels, 2", emits, by
mail, or of your druggisr.
AGENTS WANTED.
THE LAXAK0LA COMPANY,
13 Vi:si.;v Sth-.-1-.t,     ,'    NIi\V YORK
tmK^VJ^JVLMmt.nj^l.'^^^,TK3U^^^ ^HMA^U������K^3��^V^W*WW?J>^rp
P'or Ih'rA cl.is-s loalhor write
B. C. Leather Co��
Vancouver, B. C.
Hi'ills-li t.'iiliiinliiii AkciiIs fur llio oi'li'liniluil
"PENETANG" ��ule U-ntlioi-, (JnL Holts ami
Ifl'Ol I'lui-iw.
Iliii'iKiss I.enllici-s, Hi-Idle, Snildlii nnd Skirl-
liiB I.on-tliers, 1,,'ii-e mni l/ill^'o I.L-iillioi'.s-, Up-
liL-i- Ix-.'illu'i-ior all lUnil--.
.Miiiiiii"in.'tiirci--i  of  CliHcd    Upjici-s   of    all
(ll"-'(,'I-i|jll')IH.
.Slinuiiiiikui's' Tools anil   l''iiiillii-'-i, ij.'iddlui-y
HiU'dW'in;, Hides- mni Oils.
Two tlioiisniid lloi-i'skliis W.iniod.
CiitnlOKiicsniid l<i-ice.- MhlsouuiipliciitIon.
PATENTS
Trndcmarks
nnd Copyrights
" oliliiiiicil in nil countl-ic-s.
. ROWLAND BRITTAIN,
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Mi'clianie-iil     lOiiloiiccr    and     l)riui-,'liWiiii-'ii,
Hunk  of Ji. N. A. Jluildiiiyx, Jluslin-js .Struct
VANCOUVER, -B.   C.
A po-tciu'd will scciii-o mi cveniiiK uriiii)irii,
nivnt for Llioso wlio can not cull mii-iii--1 Iiu day
ably furnished with  the choicest the market
affords.      Best 'Wines,  Liquors, & Cigars.  .,
*   '   Rates $i a day.    Monthly rale.
���T-   "'ALBERT     STOTsHE,     PROI
Ono Block from CpE Depot
and StonniVoat Wliarvo.8
R* fiirnlsliod andjRc-niodclccl
Uatcn $1.50 to $2 por day
Corner Granville & Haslings Streets,
R. DOWSWELL,  Proprietor, - Vancouver,'
B. C.
Just Remodelled and Refurnished with all Modern Conveniences
W^ a  -". Rv T 91
Trappers
Ra-w Furs Bought
Cash Prices Paia
Exporter of Purs.
Rooms in Suites
II IP FN
�� <U JLL^ jLi i *
and. Co Id Water
with Hat/is and  Toilets attached, flowing Hot
/aside Toilets on each floor, Gas Lighted and
Steal// Heated Throug'houl.
C. GREENE,' Proprietor,       -       GOLDEN, B. C.
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS
'���' Royal Mail Unes.
, Cheapest Bontc to the Old Country.
' ALLAN" UN"E-Krom Montreal.
'!'"T'--.'y.n        Oct.
Numidinii ..     . OcL 26
Tunb-imi       '"-      .,.-..        Nov. 1
��OMIKION|uSK-Krom Ro��ton.
.".ferion'      -      ���      ....      .      .      Oct, 15
Ne-vKnglnnd      '-"������',-      -      -      -   Oct. 22
Coimiioiivve.ilth      -     -.-.'���      -     Nov. 5
UO.MINION LINE-Kro'm Portland. -
C.ilifuriiiiin     -      -     -     s   .'.     -       Oct. 25
C'oloiii.>.n    . -      - '���    -.      - Nov. 15
,     HK.YVKH U.VK-Kroiii Jtoiilrcal.
Ukr Oiilnrio   - '    -      ���'    ���      -      ���      Oct. 16
Luke Eric '   -      -    ."   23
Uke-Mo-fiiinic   - "30
"���'.\MKI*IC.\N l.INK-Kroni New York.    '
.St. I'm)]      .      -      .   ' .   . .      .      .     Oct. 15
Si. I/Jill-      .  Oct- 22,
l'liil-iili-lpi.i      -      -      ���    ,-      ���      ���      Oct, 29
St.' I'iiiiI      .... . >,-ov. 5
'itKUSTAlt U.VE-Kroni New York.
Knvoiiliuiil
Zilcliiiid
l-'iiil,viid   -
WIIITK
- Oct. 18
 Oct. 25
-      -      -   " ���   - -      - Nov. 1<
STA K'MNK-Kroin New York.
.'Viitonic      ���  Oct, 15
Cymric-: ' -      -   ' Oct, 17
Occniiic " .      ���   .     Oct. 22
Mnji'ftic      -      ; , Oct. 23
Celtic      -     ,-      "������.,���'���-���-,    OcU 31
CCNaUD LIXE-Froni New Yoik.     ,
Uinln).*-      -     -   ' Oct. 18
l.ucnni.i   -     ,-      -      ......      -       Oct. 25
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Great, Urit.iin and Ireland, and athpccially low
rate-- io all parts of the European continent.
Apply to nearest railway or etcamsliip agent or
lo ' ri- ���
T. W. ERADSHAW, Agent. Rovelstoke.
W. P. P. CUMMINGS.'Pacific Affent.
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" Fur
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T. \V. BRADSHAW,
Agent,
REVELSTOKE.
SfiedsA Trees/
Plants, Bulbs.
'   GREENHOUSE PLANTS,
for Fall Planting.
Clean certificate from   inspector.
GUT FLOWERS.,
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BEE SUPPLIES,
FRUIT BASKETS,'
FERTILIZERS,
Catalogue Free.
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Up to 4000. lbs.'.
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^Cook's Cotton Hoot CompeasS
ffl"?(   Is sacccssfnlly used montbIj*.bT oyer
Fvjf-lO.OOOIndies. Snfo,effectual. UdfeBaJjk
���s^ youre*        '- "        -   - -
rdruc
st for Cook'* Cotton Sort Cmh
pound. Take no other, as all-Mixtures, pill/* and
Imitations are dan-ferons. Prleo'A'o. l.tlper
twr; Vo. 2, JO degrees Rirongcr.M per box. No.
1 or 2, moiled on receipt of price and two i-cenl
stamps. The Cook Company Wlndnor, Ont.
B&~Ko.i.* l and 2 sold and recommended by nil
responsible Druggists in Canada.
No. 1 and No. 2 arc sold at I rout Iviko by K.
T. A bey. ami al KovcKtoke by W. Hcvvk, j. a.
Milli-r "c Co. and C'an;u|.i I'm*; & JJook Co.
Ui-u-jBi-itr.
J. H. TOUNG-,
Proprietor.
best brand
Tr'ivcllc'r.s
at this 11 old.
���; of Wines, Liquors''ind Ci.y'ii'.s.
Ur   Im'sIi Greek will find ex'ccllent
accommodation
Wow.
^g- Vooa's Pioup-hoaine,
The Great English liemtdy.
Sold and recommended by au
druggists in Canada. Only reliable -medicine discovered.  Six
.       packages jfMranUcd to cure all
forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abase
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'S.Vi.&i ���������)  AS  THE KOOTEtfAlIMAIL.  Q)  In this damp climate everybody  1   is more or less' troubled with  catarrh in  the head.   One  of  the newest remedies' is called  PERFECT  Catarrh Cure  It is composed of two lmtLies-  one for intei'mil nnd the other  for external use, and will effect  a cure as near as any ini'dicinc  can.   It is sold only hy ihc  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK CO.���������  At $1 per Bottle.  Try for yourself" and lu* convinced.  BORN  UiiAUi.T���������On   Nov. 22nd,  to Mr.  Mrs. Ed,I$rault, a son.  Covi.k���������On  the 24th inst. the wife  E. .r. Covle, of a son.  and  .01  land was declared , to be his under  special legislation, and as, in the case  of ."Mr. ISenoit, the amount paid was  !j*3(i0 in excess of JJr. Sproal's valuat-'  ion, that amount lias been refunded to  Mr. Benoit by "Mr. Sproat on behalf of  .Mr.'Farncll.  Those wishing to have their" names  on the city electoral rolls as holders  of property or licensees must apply to  the city clerk not later than next  month aiuL make the necessary  declaration. The former must prove  their title to realty to tho satisfaction  of, the city clerk.  Lady "Minto hopes to raise $100,000  for the Victorian Order'" of Nurses  which site has founded-'  Supt" J3 rail ley found cariboo" very  plentiful on Trench Creek on his hist  trip 'to the JJend.  .1. 1). Smith, formerly of Wctaskwin'.  has leas-ed the Coronation Hotel from  M. Buchanan.  ('ilbert, the 4 year old son of Dr.  Taylor, of Golden, died on Tuesday of  scarlet fever.  The North,vestern Hotel, at Gold-  fields,   opened for business this   week.  The rink was Hooded last night' for  the first time this season.  USE^2z&%^>  ROYAL CROWN SOAP  The Best in the World.  "Mail us 15 Royal Crown Soap  Wrappers, and ,in return we  will mail a beautiful Picture  size 16x20; or for 25 Wrappers  ' your choice of over 100 books.  Drop us a post, card asking  for a catalogue of premiums  -to, be had  FKEE, for  Royal  Crown Soap Wrappers.  ,   Address  The Royal Soap Co.,  Vancouver, B.C. Limited.  ���������mm.  Turkey will be scarce for Christmas  dinner,-.  1 (ioldlields wants a school.  DEATH.  Tavi-ok���������At Golden, on Tuesday the  25th inst., Gilbert, only son of Dr.  a nil,.Mrs. J.N. Taylor, aged 4 vcars.  LOCAL & GENERAL.  ''"Camborne wants a school.   '  '    .  '   * A hole'in the sidewalk cost the city  of "Montreal $1000.    '  The United States proposes two  cent postage to Britain. ,,  Nnnainib' city has a deficit of  $8000 in the civic'finances. " <  $14,000 damage was done by lire at  Koyal City Mills, Vancouver.  Japan intends maintaining a Jleet  at Escjuimaultras a British ally.  The Roman Catholic sisterhood  proposes'to establish ti hospital in (lie  citv.  The   new   postal   regulations al low-  duty on Canadian parcels  to  be paid  i    in Britain.  In wild-cat languagc*.'i knocker is  one who tells the truth about a bogus  proposition. * -  J. Maley has put in a hot water  system at his gardens for heating his  greenhouses.        ������������������,  Mrs.' George's residence, 'Colebrook  Ranch, Kamloops. was destroyed by  fire last week.   ���������  A man named Orange Hamilton got  - 24 hours notice from Magistrate ,Fair-  , hall to leave Coniaplix. ,'  Vic Anderson, and II. A. Perlcy have  "closed   a deal'for the purchase of   the  Namaka ranch of 18,720 acres..  ,Carrie Nation is at it again having  raked down the' Vandcrbilts at the  New York sho'*y'for their love of dress.  ** '������ '"  Residents of Camborne gave J. F.  "McLeod, formerly of Revelstoke, notice to quit the town, but he did not  go.  Social and Personal  J. 1). Sibbald went east yesterday.  The Quadrille Club holds its   dance  tonight.  Tho   Band will give a  ball on   New  Year's night. i-.  ���������   Mrs.   Patmorc   left yesterday on   a  visit to'Golden.  Joseph Marl in M. P, I'., is again  out. of the hospital. _.   y    ���������  "   T. J. Ron (Hey, of Ivaniloop.?, had two  ribs broken by a fall. ���������-  1    i     \ ���������* ,  T.'Steed intend.-" taking a trip to his  old'home in the east.  Ciipt. Gardiner .Johnson may be a  candidate for Vancouver -Mayoralty.  ' Rev. Dr. Gordon succeeds   the   late  Rev.' Dr. Grant as principal of Queens.  11. A. Brown returned this week  from a shooting expedition at- Sica-  nious.  , Miss' Lillie Davis returned Wednesday after, an extended visit at Vancouver, v  ci * i  A dinner will be held at the   En ion  Hotel on ��������� "Monday ' to celebrate St.  Andrew's Day. **  The batehelors of the city are  waking up and propose to give a dance  at an early date.  , Mr.- Quinn. recently employed as  cook at the Big Eddy mill, left for  Spokane Thursday morning.  E. .Corning, of the- Climax,   Hotel,  left   "Monday for a,visit to the   south-,  ern states, extending over two months.  'Rev. Mr. Parr has been taking his  former mission district around Revelstoke pending'arrival of his successor  Mr. Cameron. ��������� .������  F. \V. Roll, the l.ossland broker,  visited'the city this week, and may  investigate some mining propositions  in the Big Bend.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  ,   W. Bews moved this week into   his  new drug store on "McKcn/.ie Ave.  You   can save   money by insuring  with II. N. Coursicr.    ���������  Our   photographic   studio will   be  open   Thursday,   Dec.   4th. R.   II.  Trucnian. "                           ��������� -  CURLING  Arrangement Arrived at  Between  Rink Company and Club.  A satisfactory agreement has been  arrived at between the Rink Company  and the Curling, Club for the use of  the rink for the season. The Club  agrees to pay $275, members of the  Curling Club to have season skating  tickets for $2.50. The rink will be  protected from the drip hitherto  com plained of hy the erection of  under roofs, a contract for which has  been let toD. "McCarthy.  A Well Regulated  Jewelry Store  is ns well worth a  vifitn.s nn art gallery. The Jevvclei  and Silver Smith���������  Art is one of tho  oldcht and finest; its  productions among  tli'e most ex'inihilc.  ]f Mich.l-lnngs are  not artistic they arc  cniltle value.  Valuable Property For Sale .  Three acres of land adjoining station  grounds.   Apply to       -,  ���������H. C. FRASER,  Salmon Arm, B. C.  FIRE VALLEY.  Travellers .visiting Hovel-stoke will  Iind the best acconiiidation at the  Central Hotel, Abrahainson Bros,   o  Clean, lasting, ijuick firing coal,  little trouble and lots of heat. Order  from If. N. Coursier.  IIundredo of Xmas Curds just opening   at the Canada Drug ���������A'Book   Co.  S. MeMahon has just turned out a  most creditable piece of work in the  shape of  a   covered  delivery   rig  for  Taylor Bros. & George, limited.  i  When you come   to Revelsloke hail  the Central Hotel   bus to take you to  a-good   hotel.      Abrahainson " -Bros  1'rops.  S. MeMahon has shipped an outfit  of first class freight sleighs' to E.J.  Branford, of .Camborne. Mr. Branforcl  has the freighting for the Eva, iind  has a big winter's work ahead.  If you want the very best Hot Water bottles and Fountain Syringes' get  the Princess Brand, The Canada  Drug it Book Co. arc agents heie.  The lit tings never leak.  The W. Abrahainson Addition to  Trout Lake stands ready to offer every  inducement, to those who wish to purchase lots for private or biisiness'pur-  poscs.   , ' '  Merchants arc requested to send in  their Christinas ads early as the space  in this paper is limited. If you want  to secure your share of the Christmas  trade an advertisement in the Koot-  ic.vay MAir. is a-necessity.  . The Canada Drug & Book Co. arc  now opening Toys by the' thousands.  Don't forget this when looking for  something new and gcod for Xmas.   '  Tin: Ivootexay Mail and Wkkki.y  Gi.om: will be supplied to the end , of  l'lO.'J for..$2."i0, these, papers being  supplied free for the balance of 1902.  The-premiutn includes portrai.s of .ill  Ontario governors'' Remit to'Koot-  kn'ay M.ui, ollice. ���������      .  ,  From our own Correspondent.  Mr. Christie arrived down on 22nd  and left again on Steamer 23rd. ���������  I). Whitely and F. McMurray armed on 21st- to do some trapping.  J. G. Genne'-l and cruiser have been  in last week looking after   lumbering.  W. Kcrby, Pilot,, S. S. Rossland,  came in on a visit on 22nd and left  on the 2'lj'd.  . JI. Ferret arrived pn 17lli., JJ"e Inis  purchased the rancli that'belonged to  Berry Logan and intends going into  farming.  ��������� It is .reported JL.SliieJl has been  sworn iii Post Master at Nakusp ��������� for  Fire Valley,' Landing.'aiul that ,(he  present Fire Valley P. O. will be dis-  contsnued. This in my estimation  wants confirmation as wc have the  assurance from Mr. Dorman that no  postollice would be established on lake  shore until' such time as there is a  permanent landing.'  J. Guy Barber's  RAIL AND STEAMER  NAKUSP.  From our own Correspondent.  P.  McCtilloin is getting the   dredge  well along.    ' '  ,  ���������  M. McCarthy, of Roseberry,   was ,in  town for a few days.  The   biir in tlie Lelai d house   was  closed on Saturday last.    -  A.   McNeil wept to   Revelstoke   on  Sunday last lo spend a few' days.  Another light snow fell" oil | Sunday  but it lias nil gone again'  ���������P. 'Crick, 'foro-nnifC, V, R. bridge,  gang, was in town, yesterday and lom|-  cd a pile driver, which will be sent to  Slocan to do sonic work.  PHOTOGRAPHY.  C. 1*. R. surveyors have located  largo ureas of coal lands in south-east  Kootenay,  C. 1\R. conductors demand a 10 per  cent rise in wages and the company  have offered 7 per cent.  A contract has been awarded 1).  Mcl-her-son for the erection of a C.��������� P.  R. station building at Notch JI ill.  He has nearly completed his contract  for the erection of the section houses  at Beaver, Six Mile, Shuswap and  D',c!*s. r   , ,  T|icgrievance coinmittoo represent,  ing the conductor'*, trainmen and  brakemen of the C.P.R, .system, are  still in "Montreal and the deliberations  regarding the new schedule have not  been brought to a close, Tlio men tiro  insisting on an advance.  President Cassatt believes a groat  railroad should divide the,.' benefits of  prosperity with faithful employees.  This was demonstrated when ' the  Pennsylvania railroad increased,by 10  per cent the salaries of 90,000 of its  102,QQQ 'pinpjoyec's who have, been  getting ]css than $20Q a mflnth. Thjs  will require an fiddhionaj qiitlay'pf  from $0,000,000 to $0,000,000 a year.   '  A company, known as the Monorail  Company, has been incorporated at  Y'UicQilver to jntrochico and establish  in tlie Provjppp tljp nifli-Qra(l system  as advocated by Waller Jfoberley C I'L  The monorail system is not intpndod  to compete with existing railways, but  to supplement and act as feeders to  them in parts of the country where  regular standard gauge roads would  be too expensive, or where natural  obstacles, vyot'jld preclude their construction.  Halcyon Hot Springs  ^fanitarium.  i '  mllE MEDICAL WATERS of Hal-  X cyon aie the most curative in the  world. A perfect, natural remedy for  all Nei vous and Muscular diseases,  Liver, Kidney and .Stomach ailments  and Metallic Poisoning. A sure cure  for "That Tired Pcelinfr." Special  rates on all boats and ti-njn". Two  mails at rive, and depaifc every day.  Telegraph communication with all  parts of the, world. An experienced  massangeiv '   *    , '  Halcyon Hot Springs  Arrow Lafa' "8, C.  For Sale  TWO Residences on McKeiissie Avenue, wit  terms" III,prove,',cl'ts- S-.500 each, on easy  TWO ItcMdenccs on Third .-street, c.-isl war  convenient for railway men, Suoo'eacl?,  cqsj terms. .  ONE Itesidcncc on l"ir.-,l Street cin-l, cash re-  quired 9500, subject to mori-jngo.  Apply to ������ "  IIAHVEY, McCAKTEIl & I-INKIIAM,  .     NOTICE TO CREDITORS.  Wil",   evelstoke, li. C.. decc "'ed?  bSJ!^MoCrWWi5r#t!,������ ''���������''''""'"''������������������''tors, on or  ,w ?��������� -i ,������U c,,n> ������? Jn������'"������'J", l������������. their iia.nes-.  nf ��������� ,S"tmi1"'1 ^''''iPti'"!-'' mid a full Maiuiiiciit  of particulars of their claims and lho natures of  or.i  the  .NOTICE.  ���������VrOTK'K is hereby Kivcii that thirty days  i"l after (Into I intend to npply to the Honor-  nlile the Chief (���������niiinilsMoiicr of kundu luiu  \\ oi-ks foi;s|ieclul license u, cut, and curry away  limber from ,tliu following described lanils:  CnimiK-ncliifr at n ]io--|. iniu-kv,"' " ���������'. I". Drolet's.  N. Jt.. enrnur.'hltuiiU'd on |he I'olimilila river  anil iidjuiniiiK lint-ton lowii-.lto on thu-.oiith,  Ihcneo south SO cliuins. thence went WchaiiiH,  "lionci! ii(ii-|h')Ui-|,i,||is-, jl,t���������Cu east jOchaiiih to  nliico of beiriuiiriiL', eoiil|iiiiiii*r .T.'O acres more  til' lens. '1 his land was formerly pre-empted by  one Anj;i|s- "vlchcoil but Hftcrwiirds ubuiidoncil.  .Vakil.-,.),*]". ('��������� Nov. SOtli, 1110-3.  the securilv (if any) held by Uiem duly certified,  and that after the said day the adiniiiihti-at  will proceed to disiribuio ihe us^ets of i  uccciwed ainon-f the parlies entitled   thcruto  hiivin-r ri-Bui-d only to ihe claim,, of which they  shall then have nolice. J  Ji'\t?'U.,H?U',ll.'1'i''of NT"-Vciiibcr, 1902. '  HAltVJ(,Y.   lIcUAKTKIt   and   l'lNKirAV  solicitors or T.W. H.m,, ,|. M. Kcilie a, d Aiex  McKiif, iidminUtrator.s of the h.-iid e-stai".  CEI"i'iTl."l(;ATK OK niJ'JtOVEMKXTS,  JOTICE.     ���������'���������  *  ,..V������st Ivooteiiiivlllhiric-i. ���������  1 ������,rn, !mIJ;w,,s 0,,,""vi.le bcl ween l.exiii-f-  ion anil I'ool creeks.  TAKE NOT1CI-: lh���������|. J,  iiei-.s-  (.ei-llllt-alo   N'o.    Ii,*.(i!IJo,    intci _  days  fi-eim   ihe dalu  Ju-rcof,   to  iteiiil,   sii\[}-  COURT OFJEVISION.  A COURT OF itEVISION AM) AITEAL,'  2\. under tho "Assessniont Act." will be held  al KovelMoUo, in ihe Couvt Jfoiiso, on VVediies-  ilny. December loth, ]!������:������, at 11 o'ctoeJr in the  forenoon. ��������� '  '     '   "        ,    ��������� "\y. J. DICICEV,  Juilfipof Court of lievihion nnd Appeal.  Hpyp't-lbkc, Nqv.' i:i|li, H|Ji '  '   '  iiOoFWE  W.1I, E. l)K\'EltEU.\. t'. iJp S.  ���������|l-eiidi-iiiiis(,r{itr)rsof tin-fslntc qf Jqhn.I).  lloj'd, decnascd, q(1v,|- for sal" iiy-tender'the  property in tlio Ili/j Ueiiil dlstrfct known ns  "Boyd's Hunch," also Ihe chattel properly  thereon, a li-,1 of which may be seen at the ollice  of Ibe niidersi-jncd  property in tlio nig Ueiiil district known ns    bat   "  sec  -lunuurs win uc received up to i*ob. isi, iiko.  The adniinislrators vvill not be bound to accept  GHOrches^  BANKING  We   have  Socialist,   a  sentative of tlie socialist movement in  the east.  received    the   Canadian  new   publication   reprc-  The At Home to be held at the Rectory under the auspices of St. Peter's  Altar Guild, on Tuesday evening Dec.  2nd,'has been' postponed till further  notice.  The Gazette contains the followinir  announcement-: Tho office of the Minting Recorder for the  Lardeau  mining  division has been removed from Coma"  ,plix to Camborne.  Hon. W. C. Wells states  Mrs. "U". A. Morris ha.-, sulli'cicnily  recovered form the operation she  underwent at Victoria to be able to  leave the hospital.  ' The Eagle says:���������".Mrs. Buthci land  and her son John, who .no pioneei-- ot  Ferguson! have tronc to spend the  winter in Revelstoke  ,The Hank of Montreal proposes to  sub-divide its shares from $200 to $100  each. '" '  A. H. Green, of the Victoria branch  of the Imperial Bank, , has been  appointed accountant of the Vancouver branch.  New Photo Studio next llowson's  furniture store, f do any kijid' of  photographic work from' t|ip tiny  miniature to the largest photo. Cabinet photos in popular styles at reafion-  iibls prices. ,. Our Mantcllo cabinot  is four dollars per do?:.'  A' 'large assortment', of photo  broaches, charms, leva and dumb bell  photo cuff buttons in different sizes.  I copy fi'om any picture.  Are. you thinking about something  for Christmas" ? '   ,  I invite you to call and look around.  Bring babies and small children before  two o'clock in the afternoon,' or any  time in the forenoon after,9.30. The  light is all right for older people till  about three in the afternoon. ,, .  lIoWAitn Ki.vci,  '"   ���������    Photographer.  ST. J'K'J'BK H.  Sunday next being the First Sun-  day'in Advent the Vicar will hold the  usual, services, mc-i'iiing prayer and  sermon at II a. m. Evcnsoiic* at  7:30 p. m.  "���������ItESlSYTCIIIAX.    ' ,  fBablmth next, 'being St. Aii'jrpws'  IJ'iyA tl)'"' patron .Si-ip!, pf Scf-tlapfl,  the Subject for the evening will be  '(Scotland's Contribution to the Relig-  ous Life of the World."      , '   "  irAUVEY, JtcCAHTElt & PINKIIAM.  Solicitors for Adininistriitorn.  liej-cl.stokc, H. C, Nov. 27i.Ii, 1U02. ,   ,'  CKIITIKR-ATK OK nil'HOVEMEKTsi.  NOTICE.   ���������  .������HCi,?���������n!a!!.0n '^^-���������k.^o.atwo  Take notice Lbiit r, AVni. E. nc\oi-cu\- ncihnr  irnS"^r,?l!il!;!?^������^'vcy, l'.-ec'VlineV^S  111 lento jNo. 11 (,/6i|2, intend, sivi y davs from Hid  forSf?!ri?flVl,Jaif ������ '������ l,1������ M""  'Slier  ioi aCciLlicateol Iiii]ii-ovcincnt.s, for llic pai-.  claim.       -,U"lg'1       .   " fJ,'","-';",C lllonBovo  S.^'iiliW.'ir1" !!,.k') "oLife'llml, action, under  olcLioii HI, liiitii, be commenced before ihe ismi-  ancc of such Ccrli lent,, of linpmvciiieiiK  Dated lliis-"Ithdny of .lulv, ism-'  W*M. E. DEVEItEUX, 1>. 1., S.' ���������  INSURANCE       '    ,   ,  The school trustees have ^placed  $12,00(3 insuranpc fin the new ..school  house, of which, $0000 wepttp tjip  independent and $0000 to the bo'ird  companies. This' appears tp be ope  casein which the board coin pan ies  entered into competition.  ��������� ��������� N0Tj_CE.  ATOTICJ" is lioroliy'uivcn Hint thlr|y days  i_> after dale 1 lnLeiurap|)lylii-r to the Honor-  ablc the Chief Commissioner of I.niids and  Works for the pcriiiivdon to fell and carrv  awiiy timber from the followinir lands-:  '*'        TUrilEii ItEUTlf No. 1.    *  Commencing' nt a po-"t marked "M. J. K.'.  planted north of Sam Hill creek, on Galena Hay,  on Alex. looker's north pre-emption line, about  30 chains east of his northwest corner post,  unit about two miles, northenht of Upper Arrow  Dike', Galena 15a**. .south west corner ]iost.lhcnco  easi lho chiiips; lhcr>cc'l|oi'l|i'l(l cliuins. (hence  wes|, 1C0 clii'ius.'tlieiico soiilh I0'chi|.ii)s to place  of coniiuciiccnieni. ' ' '  -   "H. ,f.' KEAIlNEY. "  CinlGinmaj*, Nny. J2,1IJ0J.   ' ''  GRAZING REGULATIONS  i     ���������!^���������:        *  For Manitoba, .the  Northwest  Terri-  ,    tories and the Railway Belt in  ,    "���������       British Columbia.  WANTED  FlH/IHCItL.  Moncv is agnn easiei in Xcn   York.  ��������� .British' consols are quoted at 9213-16  to 933A ..:     "7 " '''i'^'-r'i'y'  Street  The- Imperial Bank has opened a  new bunch it Ci.inbiook J IT  M.iish accountant of the \.mcou\ci  bianch h.i^ been aj. pointed managei  Sir Wilfred  Lauiier.'s .OlsAbirthda^A'  A.H. SkeyvoiA'anerjin-er.has' .been  was celebrated on ^ov;720tliby.friends {'appointed niiinager.of theAiew branch:  wiring him   congi itul-itorV;;- messages ; of .the'l'ani<;oi A-[;imiLto-\   bpeiied'at       ay..AAAAAA ,       .  from all parts of the Dominion." A;.--:;.; i-lvainloonsJVratVd ; -.: is 7 succeeded V 7-a=-.7 $^'^00i0������0 ,\vris lost m-.Wall  .1. C. IIutchison havbeen-Vseriouslv*:! ^countint;atv7the Vancouver'branfelr dpnng^the:sliimp7  ill   with heinorrhii-re of   tlie; stomach r:1'^^"'1 Street  j since   his   return iioih "Ivainloojis^ejivj .:'\V.:IAAV  I Monday.'but is now lCcqvipringA., A-vA|;thif-^w^ of. ''.-���������'Vlie'G^'Ow/s'Xest'.v.Coal'.-'Go'.--: will* in  !    A   charter lias Ik cn^plteV-ior"'^ ihe.lmperiaKA'Tjink; atj crease its capita];.by:$2,000;000 instead  i club for the citv.    J he^perSporfif^  railway |0f fl    jciin-itriok- i?lm !-������������������' 7 n' Hi .AiWioi ornce;Oi ti������ LariK at ::Vsincouver7   .'He 7 '.^ ���������;���������>'."���������/ vs ���������-���������7 A : ,: --r'A' b    m- i  ��������� Vve lit   eo   <������.-   c     ^>lS S ^^^fe^"'"^1"^"1^!��������� liiisA^en     ' Cape;;.7Q������eenslandand^"y.& S.Vi ������Ios  Westminster bridge construction eon-! Ml' ^ be0U bCCU,cd ^*n?W:??ht:in^^ ,nf.|:fetocks :are lower, than, B,";-.,C ,   being  READER,   ,  This is YOU/i J'apcr.  YOU should support it.  One way to do that is to patronize  the linns whose adyeitisemyutsappear  in this paper. Jn ordering !jH'nf.ion  the,Kootenay Mail.  Advertisements under this heading  will'be published at one cent pcr.word  per jssue.    Cash with order.  ���������l!  I'H.V:  mm,    $ i,-,?' lZI"fe '-'"'Doses nre: issued for  ��������� n . ' .������r ^vo'"'-v"onc ���������v<;'u''-!-,,n<1 Hie reiilal is  ",lV���������l'j4V,'"f,'w?cpi|t'",-,Si!iicre per annum  able half-yearly in mlviince.   '  .uinds included in a'u-rn-iiii-r le:i*-c in-iv im  withdriuvn for.hopicio.^ .ntvy^o or^  ������ y pjirpoSM, bnl no icpiiil is clmnjoel on s, c|,  oA,.>..,.o.- i,���������, .'a-���������.���������,i   .���������   .  i .,��������� ; ���������j* ui^ ���������"��������� iiijaiijuh. jjiui k on .Mackenzie >  ���������'-���������Ar/,-  com pun "i Jras offered  to  take over the ! ������      i ,   i. i .  ,-      ^ ���������-.?���������; .-succec-d  u*n-i���������,iAi������,. i-- ;,i ���������       ������������������      .-      '       I '^v-"- llil!" heen seemed as aciuo r. Om.   :    V .-  "iv. eatminster bridge construction con- ���������������������������.*- '  ������������������.-..    ���������; traniiei-  tract and agree to the public interests I     IL (���������'��������� MoPheison  being amply safeguarded.  J. II.   Seiikler, arc  losJ:: ilnrtin  mentioned"  Messrs. McRae, -Bain and J. M.  Kellie, trustees' in the estate of J.  Boyd, held.ajneeting on Wednesday  to decide , what'should be done with  ��������� the estate." ItAv-is decided to call* for  tenders for tlie'purchasc of the' ranch  which is one the finest pieces of land  in Xorth Kootenay.  ..���������-__Tbo.great Columbia ice field, discovered by Explorer Outram, is. perhaps  the largest in sub-Arctic regions. It  is 220 square miles in extent and from  it three oceans are fed. Some of the  water finds, its way to the .Atlantic  by Hudson Bay and the Saskatchewan: |  another   stream    ,  joins   thc   Pacific]  I selection of candidate for-.. Guvjard in  and [the  ���������The  -ant  * quoted at 91./to792  B;u1k'0'r::HamiltbrA7wbn7rt^  ]Iir..ppei3ri>eforcAheiA*vyCouncir:!giiinst:r ,1IS"  ;,: i the��������� Iin,periii!..'���������."'Bank.,,',;��������� '������������������-.Baeui*'.'��������� a  ���������,.-.,������������������������������������     ..:"��������� ���������'���������'-'i'tori.i'er.Qi" 7the'-'-Ba.hk7bi:Hii'ri,il.t6'h. inid a'  At the Epworth I eigtio:on;.;'M6'n"dhy]dh>ck-!iV!v^->riiaT  ni������;ht   two good paj ti-j-. :*'ver,e,read   .on At.to $fi00 and���������discounted -it; "with, the  succession to late   d    R. :"\I.-vx\\ve.l  the Iloiue of CommonA" "',. .7.,  ",The   Unruly  Pettipieco and Ad.-n, nud.a .most .en- in'  Mem or"   by.. , Misses jihnperiii] Bitnk. ,.��������� The Jatterpfesented!  cus-i>'-c'--'J: ������- speciilati^nln,Toronto Ji.is the  'jcaliiiiiity b'eenvinp.re-.geiveral'.':;'AII efforts,  j:to:est:jriia.te losses.lire unreliable, but il  I is:"gehcral.lv'. conceded, that the} will  : total: $1.0,000,000^7- A A A A 7:  the e!ieek,.thrivigh the cle-a ring "���������; house..!-A A paperfrecirom'/B.  (A..:: piovinciai  ;ind the, Bank, of ,I-.Iainiltem''-.pa-id"j;t.'tp1u,tisftnship^ Herald  joyable evening was -pentii  ^Irs. "Walter icott ot' Xiiku'sp';'Who I ^^,:1!-". t;'!C ���������^1'^'?r*'' VVI1S discovered they I'poitHs'out as a reason,7why; a   better  has   undergone   an openitioii:   bv j^Adeinniuleda. refunei:. which was rcfusecl, j price was not ���������':��������� obtained   for the   loan  CLUBBING OFFI  The Kootenay Mail and the  Toronto Weekly Globe vvill be  'sent for the balance of 1902 tb  persons remitting* '90c .to the  office of the  KOOTENAY MAIL,  REVELSTOKE.  Proctor of Kninloop- U; the City Hos-j'  pital, is doing wofl Mr."-?cott. 'who ���������  lias been waiting he i<���������"fill all;.'danger j  was pasr, returns home ������������������tomorrow.' '  ;  j  The dance- given bv thc, ladies at the j  Selkirk Hall on  Prid tv nia'ht-ivils 'weli'  icircutjio suit.  &R/PAND PASSWORD.  through the channels of Bush and the] attend* *l and   n-.i.-   1   -great'''.success:  Columbiii   rivers,   while   the    Arctic | Kxcelleni niin-ic wa- discoursed .hyV.E  ocean receives its contribution* iiv  way of the Athabasca, and Mackenzie  rivers.  The funeral of the late Dan Uohin-  -������������������on took place on Friday nnd' was  largely attended. The , VolVin was  taken from the late residence of the  (Ieceased to. the Methodist Churi-h  ' where service wn������ conducted by Jtev.  C. Ladner. At the grave Kev. C. Lad-  ner conducted the Church service and  Kev. ��������� C. A.- Procunier the Masonic  ritual. About -10 Masons joined in  , the procession. Some beautiful  wreaths were sent, one by Uro. and  Mrs. II. J. Bourne being the choicest,  and others from the Fred Bodinhon  Lumber companyyMrs. McHae, the  Masonic lode,,etc. ������������������'.   ���������'  ,'���������'������������������ L. Benoit speaks highly of thc  generous: 'way'.. in which the village  settlers who hud taken up part of the  Farwell townsite have been dealt with,  by G. M. Sproat,Who has heen adjust-  ing. .matters in connection witli 7 the  townsite.; Some of the settlors, of  whom Mr.-- Benoit-was one, bought  the land from .the Dominion government who   put   a   grossly  excessive  ���������price  on it.   Mr. Farwell became  eh-  .titled to a refund of this money a.s the ' menfc.  I . .  ' Humphries em the piiiio.-aiidw.Ytsn-"  were played   by   Mi -d iir.es , .'MeC:irv:er  and Ki-.teen.  A meeting of (ho I idics'..'Hospital  Auxiliary was held t-Xei. 2 Firelnill  on Siiturdiiy, when tin president, Mrs.'  ('aiTiitliei's. occupied the' chair.; .The;  directors of the hoi-pit il attended.. . It'  was decided t'o compile ''bylaws.and to  adjourn to a. meeting to'co.iisider���������them.-  A siiccf-s.-sful   enlei tiinnicnt'; under  the ausjiie-cs of the dood Templars',was  held liiftl,   night,   Bio    Gough, C.  'T.,  presiding.      The   jnogi'ii'rnr.'ie! -was'���������as  follows :   -Opening chm US'by..members'  of the lodge; hi"-(n 1 mental duet, .Messrs  Crick iind Allum; two qiiartel's, Messrs  Shaw, AM u,ni, Taylor, Criok; song,'��������� Miss  JMcBa'c, who'was beartiiy   encored and  had to respond,, duet,, Misses   Xorma  McNab and .Hilda Jf'cibbs; club  swinging, jMiss   Palnior;   iiistruineii.tiil eluet,  Messrs. Crick and   Allum;   recitation,  Miss Mcllae; ohoriis   by Alisses  Gerty  IJent, iVorniii.'iMftXiib,; Pearl Hbbiiison,  and Hilda  Hobbs;   club-swinging  by  Miss Palmer,  and .address by I.'ev. (J.  Ladnerion the effects of alcohol on the  human system.. ���������The. lodge   realized  ���������f 18.10 as flu;, result of   I lie- , f-nte-r*t;i irr-  1. *).e)."|-;.  At-t'hi.'.in'ee.tin'g-'of :Lod  *c I'tcvelstoke  last night the foi lowing   .fjHieei;s   were  f'h-c'l. ei I. :���������;'.. X."('..: II. A'Wilsoii: YZO...t  If. X ���������'Coursier; .Ti'-cas.', ���������'.!.' I. Wood row A  Sec,, J. A,. Stone-'.--: ��������� ���������'���������'���������'. 7  ���������' ,    ���������'.- :;  ���������'���������        ��������� .     '    ' .-���������'..������������������ ���������:���������:'���������'.��������� I  ",.,'���������        '- '.-:-.V.   K-'.   Ol'   .1'. ��������� ������������������       \.���������-.--,   j  The folhh-jling.ollieers ivas ejected foi* j  ('(del Kiinge&'.fieige. K". ofp.-. .(':.'.('., H.j  Van 'Hornc:!fy.������������������<".'���������:, J. li. Se.'eittV P.'. "'W.j  Farrell; Mvoflw.; B.'How.e; K: oAlAi  (fe.'.S.V'G. Brock;'M'. of E.. E. Btirridee; i  'M. 01 -If./H.������������������Cook-;' M. aA Arms; A\.;i  Crowe; "I. (}'.,��������� P. A.insh'e; .0:;G.', K ''  Pa get;.Medical Ollicor,   Dr: Crossv   ���������';  t'liaiAvliilc'ean'scils in71 SOD, the lime of  ;7f issne of the;Just loirn wcire a'tJ.OI} they  ��������� j:ard no'v only, about:9!I7 "���������   .'���������'';'  ,..!.A H.X..:Coursier-has been appointci  ';.;ige-nt. for the Voi'l-r "Cpiintry- '."1 iv mg's  ^ i Co,.,. wliieJi Jras a' Jiirgo,i.ii'iinher of -.took  "fiho'ders'ii/ Develstoke.,' 7 It., is the in-  ������������������ leiit-ioii 'o.r.this Comjiaiiy.. to oji' n uji  j the���������'.leaning' branch of this liti.siiies,', jn  |-'the early ."pringyand leiiig .'p'i'ir ol the  I most equitable ...eoncerns in this line  kthcy'will no doubt do ainrge hii-inc-,-.  MERCHANTS,.  We can firpply you with a (U'st class  loose leaf ledger system which is better  than those you send east fur'and is  only a third of thu price. Patronize  home industry and send us youroider*  for loose leaf ledtfeis and requisites  therefor.  ���������Samples and prices on application.  Till** KOOTKNAY MAIL,  ' Revelstoke  CjODK dpsirps position, mining mm-  /   puny preferred; good references.  /Vddn-ss (Jook, I^ooU-nny Slnil office.  LOST-Scrip of 1000 sliiires for Montana  Gold   Mine  stock.   Finder  please return to Thomas Cousin.  WANT   TO   SELL-'A large took  stove.   Appiy to Mrs. Peachey,  Tapping block, upstairs.  WANTED���������Hotel   proprietors   to  get, registers  at thcJCootcnay  Mail oflice, 'Bevelstokp.  WANTED TO SELL-A third" interest, in ii J Jig JJend ipica claim  Price SjISOt),' Apply, Kootenay Mail  offjee,  START A PAVING BUSINESS.-  Become Independent and he your own  I30SS. A new mail order* business,'  can he conducted hy anvoiH', anywhere; $15 to ijiSO per week easily.  Enclose stamp for particulars of om  marvellously successful plan. Ed.  Leonard, Diindas, Out.    ������  the ri^ht to i.ssuc'perinils to'otlioi-TVpji'lfcan14'"  inwRP niW' r������.1'   m",,I,!l,"t .lcft^ ������''<"--*--  "'llf'1'f-otl"!Secretary, l-upiii-tmcnt of the In-  '     P. t!. KKVKS,  Icrior, Ottawa.  "Sccrctury, Ilep'u-[inon,U>r ihe Inferior  LA boss call:  TO NEW SUBSCRIBERS.  "?2.50 will'l)i:'ing'-y6tt  the;-,Ko()TK\AY  JiLvir/- and   Weekly Giobc.of Toronto  Iill theend of   HlO'.'i,   balance, of "1902  supplied free. ���������-. This  is  ;t  rii,i;e7oppor-  I unity 'to secure tvvo good, '���������newspapers I jl01-,  at it low rate;   The premium include,  portraits of all Ontarib governors.  ���������'��������� Tiri'":KboTi-*N-AY MMr,';'  .  ���������Revelstoke.  At:the New Orleans convention   Ihe  socialists came to. within 400, vou,   of  securing control of.the American Fee|-  !.o.ratiyj'n,of Lubeir.' :  ;( There ���������. has been a good deal, of tn Ji:  j among local builders ov(<r7''f'fjf: iui,e;-{  hour day. ' Smith Bros, .'-orrthe n \w>\ j  and ''Johnstrin ; it ��������� Co.i'on tiir; Huine1  Plock worked llieir'men 9 Jirtui-j at n I  wage of ,ijt3.a. day, ���������wherens������������������<(i.3'a'd,iy h-i, !  '.icrin 'the rate i'uiiiig'Jof;iilly;fO' ,i    JO-1'  MAX LeOLAIR  PRACTICAL TAXIDERMIST  KAMLOOPS; B. C.  Furs and Skins Tanned.  Specimens   by ,- I"jxpress  will   receive  liroinpi, attention."  AUCTION' SALE  op,   -    -  FARMING LANDS  In the Delta "Municipality und Lots in the Vil-  l.iKe of Laeliiei-.  TrtwMrkn'r1.!1!"11 "1" IV" b-v, Auelion nt (l,a  ii <iwlI-fV,"1"^*,6", S'Uimluy Kith Noi-oi.?-  uci, l:������U���������. at two oc-jock, j,. ni.,  850 Acres Delta Lands  ''Owl'liqw'ii.Oslhc "UnDeriiil Kiiriii.'-.siluati; p,  'lovynsihip ,-,, v,\ us-,-iiii-.'or Di-I t-it-f. Him 1���������l'i  vvtll residence jn [\\ij ��������� "*���������  Town of Ladncr  nnd mi Maud in (hu ].'r���������sel. Kivci- closi- in  Liidner, loiown as l.oUo-;. '        L l0  THK AllOVK KAUAI LANDS will he o/lorcd in  ol.s to Mill, those (Ics-ii-intr la,-K(. or ", j  lOiiinKsii.id will be sold "on the follow.!'  ten is it(Iesire(l:c.ai|)crUUiil cash nnd hul.ince  oii'iiiortgiifc'e in, live imr Ccnt pei  live per cent of principal puyabl  nee  :r aiiiinin with  le annually,  TJIKSK    LANDS    ARK    ftUAlNKT)     ivn  flu ArniMTToH With University of Toronto.  F. H. TORRWrgN, M^ic-il Director.  HIGHEST  MUSICAL   EDUCATION.1  J*'x.v.*ii.\'A'no,\.s-AJiiniloliii, Llic Tec-  liienies and Hritish (Jolumliia. .Julv.  IW'i.  Send for C.ib'niliir and Syllabus. '  J2.tii(l tl J'ciiihmke st., Toronto.  SUCCESSES  C.P.R.  enpafjp another 'frriidiialc at  sixty-live dollars j).ni(iiitluo,coinniei'pe  Pitman's Business College,  Opposite Hotel Vancouver.  Mpscrop Bros.  Sanitary  Plumbing, Hot  Water & Steam Heating.  Second Street, Revelstoke-  Grain, Dairy or Stock Farms,  l)i'csen|. up ��������� opporlunity rivi-ely to be mol,  \uUi to iicniiii-cfii-sl-clii^ pi-opLrlioi-OirsiVel  fiiV0i-!iblelci'ii,s, and ,-nv ofl'eri-defor side la  fe'ecl'v    -(: US,liUC 01" UlC 1,l|c JIr- '*'|ioiti������H  ���������J?VI,r"VmCOI-AI!-'   nnd   plans'may be  obtained from the niiclionccr, hadner, H.C.  Home Grown Vegetans    a  CABpAGK. OAIJHOTS,  .     J-Q'J'AT'OISS, Tb'UMJ'.S.etd  FIREWOOD.  \.  Also lli'steimilily of well cured  TIMOTHY HAY.  Don't fail to give me a e-liancc to (111 votirordei-  Iciinsupplyyouwitli farm prodne-e of belter  quality ut loM-or price-, than you can procure  from anyone else.  S. ]>. (���������Iip-iVl,!*:,  '  1 tove'sl olee.  METAL MARKET  Copper, New Voi  Lrmelon .������*;*51.  Le-nd���������Xew -York,  fl.0"i  I,eiii(lon,Xl() I.'Is (id  to -CIO  yjlvor���������New York,*I7|.  electrolytic 1JA;  x)  $4.10;  .(lav.  .'..J.  city-.  NEW BUILDINGS.  H. ffendei'.'-ion, architect foi  schools, expects the ceni'trae t  Ibe  to  be cqin.plrjtcd and tlie .building u.iely  to. turn over the school, frustin by  I.'eo. 10th. The. .Riitley plant imkI to  heat the building has been well trsliel  and - A[)\,fT(!nd(.rs(ii'i dec la res it. to be  the. infj.si, elVeettive.beating jiliu  has ever seen.,  FOR_SALE  Dry Fir and Birch  i .     ���������  Out by inachiueiy to required .sl/.e.  IK-  All orders left at W. M. Lawrence's  or I he h'ootenav Mail oflice will receive  inompt a | (en I ion.  W. FLEMING.  Wing Chung's newly imported, stock of Chinese  "ind Jap-inese goods. .  The best assortment ever  landed in Revelstoke of  useful and ornap-jeiHal  articles:  Tea services.  Mat ci  HiiskeN  ('line Chain  Handkei chiefs  "'"lower I'olb  Uiiibrijiiit Stiinels  Jjiniah Unskctg  Smokliiff JncJeoN  Silk Goods,  Fini"-l stock of candies nnd fruit in town.  Front Street, Revelstoke.  laker and  Confectioner  A full  and complete  line of  GROCERIES  Curlier McKenzic Aieiim*  and Ktiihvay Street  V  ������������������'if

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