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 ,.-..  i'  ',       ���������".      '  is i^.  ^iy> -  - /- . .  f  .     i  f i  ���������tn'i r,        /*  VoL 1.���������No. 25.  REVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY, B.C., SEPTEMBER 29, 1891  $2.00 a Year.  To Miners p.ud Prospectors.  , It is oar desire to havo the Mail known far  and wide or a reliable A 1 mining paper. To  this end wc ask the help of aU, prospectors and  mining men who havo the interest of the North  - Riding of .West Kootenay at heart. It is in  your power to give us very material help by-  sending in scraps of mining news'which would*  otherwise remain unpublished. Every item, no  matter how trivial it may appear to you, will be  acceptable. If you have no pen, write with a  pencil; if no paper; just tick it down on a piece  of birch bark. If you are out of stamps send it  aU the same, well attend to that. Never mind  grammatical compositions, flowing language, or  decant kauclvrriUim, just send us the fuel*;  we 11 do the rest. We ask only one thing: Do  not exaggerate  GENEBAL NEWS.  Kootenay Lodg-o  *f<K       No. IS A.F.&.A. fffl,  *~ ��������� The regular meetings  arc held in the Mas-  onicTempIe, Bourne's  Hall, on the third  Monday in each  month at 8 p. m.  Visiting brethren  cordially welcomed.  H. TEMPLE. Seciiktaiiy.  a; McNeil.  BASBJEK SHOP AND BATH ROOM.  Front Street, Revelstoke.   .'   ,���������  I am how offering fl shaving tickets for  $1.00.   Haireufcfor25c.     And  -*-=*���������- a bath for 25c.   '  ���������     GUY, BARBER,  WATCHMAEBIIAND JXWXX.LER.  Repairing Neatly & Promptly Executed.  ���������   .', *. '-���������:o: '  ,   REVELSTOKE. B. C.  1.   I ,  >  J. K..WILSON &C(C  BOOT AND SHOEMAKERS,  i    r "��������� f - ���������  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  (Onejdoor west of Courthoute.)  - ">    :o:  -���������    -  REPAIRS NEATLY & PROMPTLY DONE.  .     '      I'KICKS MODKUATK. i r  Xi- :A.: FRETZ,  builder:  Will figure on. all kinds of  Buildings ; all kitids 0/ House,  Store and Office Furniture repaired ,or ��������� made to .order; all  kinds ofi Shqpwork. in jny line  neatly and promptly executed by  skilled and experienced hand. ;"  . , FURNITURE/   '.   !''"  Boors, Sashes & Blinds.  R. HOWSON,  That republicans of the State of  Washington will this fall demand for  senator and congressmen men who sire  unqualifiedly in favor of the free coinage of silver.-^-CAeney .Sentinel.;  The O.K. mine on Sheep Creek,  Trail, has been equipped with a' five  stamp mill, supplied by the Parke <fc  Lacy Machinery Co. of Spokane. It  is the first one in the district and the  experiment in milling this ore will be  watched with interest.  Elmore Gilmore, a country school  teacher of Eckerty, Ind., recently married a farmer's pretty daughter, and  three days afterwards a letter was received from a firm' of barristers'in,  Ireland, stating that he had fallen heir  to a fortune of $3,000,000, left by an  uncle in county Derry.  Considerable discussion has been caused in:- Victoria and   Vancouver as to  whether the "Blind Tom" now  performing there  is  the  real   Blind   Tom.  Many people think this   man ' is   too  young and too light in color, and   say  that the musical negro died years ago.  Wonderfully fine onions may be seen  daily on the Winnipeg  market, grown  in the market gardens near  the' city.  They are of the Spanish   variety, such  as are imported from the south in   the  spring of the year. - Someof them are  as large around as saucers, and  a  few  of them would fill a half bushel measure.-   " *" ���������      "'   : .,<.,/     ' V    - '*  ���������   Gen.,. We-Booth, founder of  the  Salvation Army, has  arrived  in   this  'country, and   will   visit  all   the large  cities in Canada and the, United States  during the next six months.    He will  visit Tjicoma,   Dec. 20 ;   Seattle, Dec.  31 and Jan. 1.    Leaving   Seattle   the  general will go'to  Victoria, B.C., and  thence traverse the, Canadian  Northwest.   ''',���������,  , Mr. Mcintosh,' of Kildonan, "near  -Winnipeg, has a'fine, melon patch this  year, some of the' melons being ecjual  in size to the famous Georgia watermelons while the quality is much sweeter  and finer than the southern melons  sold in this market. It." is ' generally  supposed ���������that melons cannot be grown  successfully north of the,49th parallel,'  but this shows that they can be.  A monster salmon was lately taken'  by .the fish-  W. A. JOWETT,  BtDflKG ADS *&EAX, ESTATE BBOBJEB,  NELSON, B.C..      --  j          (j.  Lapdeau & Slocan Prospects Wanted.  The Interstate Fair at Tacoma.  JOHN SHAW,  BRICKLAYER.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.* ,  CHIMNEYS A SPECIALTY.  :o:-  BRICKS FOR SALE. ���������     f  .    -������������������������������������  ,  Orders left with Mr., Stone, Stockholm  - House,'will be promptly attended to.  ' ;     ON TRIAL'FOR MURDER.  Twenty-Two Chiefs Plead for Red Bluff  ' Charley "at Clinton.  .TSXVXIcSTQJEX.'  COFFINS  CARRIED IN  STOCK.  AOKMT FOB fll.VOKH. SKIVING MACHINES.  R. S. WILSON,1,-  MERCHANT   TAIL.OR,  ,      Revelstoke Station.  First-class Material kept in stock and  First-class Workmen employed.  General Blacksmith.  GEORGE   TERRYBERRY,  x     REVELSTOKE, B.CL  ,>������  Repairs to Wagons, &c.  Shoeing a Specialty.  liiiiii  HHilli  THE  BEST AND CHEAPESTROUTE  TO   A'jSI)   FKOM  AH Eastern Points.  Through First Clan.) Slou-iing Cum and Tourist  Sleeping Cars to St. Paul, Montrcaluiril Toronto  without change.  REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE.  Atlantic ExprcsH arrives  Paciflc  9:15 daily.  10:25   "  Kor full information ox to ratCK, timo, etc.,  *pply to  I. T. Brewster,  Agent, Revelstoke.  GKO. McL. BROWN,  1 District Passenger Agent.  Vancouver, II. C.  was  out of the Spey, Scotland,  ers eniploycd.by the 'Dii.ke of jtichmond  and Gordon.' ,It weighs exactly 60 lbs.  and is*.! ft. 4 in. Jong. Its girth about  the shoulder is 2 ft. 4% in., 'and.; just  above the tail it measures about 10 in.  round. British Columbia can beat this.  Last season a salmon was on iview in  Victoria which-weighed 83 lbs. .It  was taken by ine'n fishing for the canneries.      '        .       c  At-the Kimgstoh, Ont., city council  meeting' last week, in discussing' the  advisability of sending a delegation to  the waterways convention at Toronto,  Ald.'Gaskin, manager of the Montreal  Transportation Company, stated, that  there was not money enough in the  Bank of England, the United States  and.Canada to make a"20 foot waterway between Kingston and . Montreal.  ��������� A quick telegram, which crossed the  American continent and. Atlantic  ocean, is reported from Victoria. The  C.P.R. telegraph, people forwarded a  dispatch from their Victoria office to  Manchester,. England, r and delivered  the reply all inside of ninety seconds,  just a,minute and a half. The Victoria  operator, Mr. Gus Morris, worked direct with Causo, the Canadian cable  terminus, whence the message was  passed to Manchester direct. , .  Win. Caldwell,* one of the pioneer'  miners of the Lake of the Woods district and late superintendent of the  Sultana mine, is in .Winnipeg to purchase machinery for a new enterprise,  which he is undertaking in connection  with W. G,> Motley, an English mining  engineer who is in Chicago to purchase  portions of. the plant that cannot be  purchased in Canada." These gentlemen intend to open up a new.mine on  Whitensh bay, as the representatives  of a British.syndicate.  Farmers' day at the Toronto Exhibition was the largest in the  history of  that  institution,   there being 80,000  visitors and the receipts amounting to  over 819,000.    This   beats  the record  by several thousand dollars.    On Monday,  Citizens' day,   1891, the figures  were $14;399.55 ; for the same day in  1892,  tbe-^receipts   were $16,001.35;  for Farmers'  day,   Wednesday,   1891,  the sum was   16,819.00; for  Wednesday, Farmers'.day in 1892, the figures  were $16,389.60.' *  '  At Clinton Assizes last week there  was a large number of Indians���������quite!  400���������attracted by the trial of Red Bluff  Charley. The facts of_the case were  stated as follows: "\    ������ . '  Last July Red Bluff Charley, who is  an industrious, hard-working and popular Indian, returned to his home "at  Dog Creek, 20 miles from Clinton, and  caught Johnnie, another Indian, in a  compromising, position with his wife.  Charley happened to^ be1 armed, and  following his first impulse, shot Johnnie dead.   He was arrested and made  a full statement of the facts and the  grand jury returned an indictment for  murder.   The court then. began an inr  quiry as to the character of the prisoner  and itled tooneof theniostrem-rrkable'  scenes that ever took place in a British  Columbia court of justice.   The Crown  had accepted the offer of the defence to  plead guilty of manslaughter. Twenty-  two chiefs from Chile citin, Bonaparte,  Alkali Lake and other places filed into*  court and lined up by the box to, hear  the judge's admonition to the prisoner  in passing sentence.   The  wife   who  had caused the trouble was brought in  and in answer to a question said she  wanted her husliand to lie free.r '��������� Six of  the chiefs were then heard." All delivered orations in. their native tongue,  which were interpreted by J. N. Brown,  a *.weU educated-Indian*: of vJ>og Creekv  They extolled - "the good \ qualities "of  Charley, but said every ni'an should be  virtuous and good and seek heaven,  and they were content to accept'the  decree of the court. They would receive  the sentence of the court as a mandate  from, heaven and expressed the belief  that the court could not err in its judgment.   Justice Walkem complimented  them on their noble words and sentiments "and told them th.-it the law gave  them "equal protection' with the white  man.   In view of the high character of  the accused and the extreme provocation the penalty was made 18 months'  imprisonment. At the close of the trial  Charley took'leave of his friends and  the scene was a'most impressive one.  At the door of the jail he was cheered,  [from our -cobrebpondent.] i  Tacoma, Sept. 25th.  Cassassa's  famous   Midwinter Fair  band is now the Interstate Fair trand,  opening its engagement last Saturday  night.   Two regular concerts will be  rendered daily, and  on   special days  other music will he given also.   Saturday was British Columbia day, one of  the most notable occasions of the whole  season.   A better day for,the opening  could not be had.   The fair was crowded with visitors, not only from British  Columbia, but all over the Northwest,  and they gave the band a most enthusiastic welcome.  British  Columbia' day   proved   the  greatest special day of the fair season  so far.   It was successful in every way.  The arrangements ��������� were  carried  out  perfectly, and about 3,000 subjects of  the Queen   returned  to  their homes  after the, celebration was over, pleased  with 'the fair, pleased with Tacoma,  and profound admirers of the energy,  push and perseverance shown by the  people who conceived and carried out  the fair project.   Two large excursions  were run from British Columbia.   One  from Vancouver on the steamer Yose-  mite brought about 1,500. The steamer  Islander, from Victoria, brought even  a larger party.   On board were Lieut.-  Goverhor Dewdney and Mrs. Dewdney,  the Mayor of Victoria and city officials,  the president of the B.C. Agricultural  Association, the president of the-Nan-  aimo Board of Trade, Lieut.-Col. Prior,.  M.P., commanding , the B.C., Garrison  Artillery, and other distinguished persons. ' The headquarters band of the  B. C. G. A. accompanied" the party, and  the band of No. 5 company, B. C. G. A.  went with the excursion from Vancouver.   These two bands, which are both1'  excellent musical  organizations, gave  concerts during the day in * the  liberal  arts building and elsewhere, about the '  grounds.       ' '" -     .'     ' '   ' (1  '; The,B._C. visitors had & taste of Ta-  comaV hospitality even before" they  reached the city. A reception committee went out in a special boat,1 and met  the incoming excursionists about ten  miles up the sound and escorted them  to the wharf. The entertainment of  the visitors during their stay was properly looked after. The ladies were'eu-  tertajood by vth������ Ladipn'.Auiciliiisy of  Tacoma~Chamber of Commerce.  The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is giving away free tickets, of admission to  all children in* the Northwest for'the  paper's celebration. 'A special boat load  of youngsters from Seattle will be sent  over at the P-I's expense! -       v \  Four days are to be given up to the  celebration now being arrauged by the  Grand Army of the Republic. They  are October 1, 2, 3 and 4. , The" event  promises to be the biggest gathering  of old soldiers ever held in the   North-  ' COINAGE OF. SILVER,IN,THE U. S.  Since the Cleveland administration  came   into   power   1,957,223. standard  silver  dollars   have   been  coined,,  of  which 520,070 have been seigniorage.  - ��������� Prior to ��������� the .1st  July,  1890, silver  dollars to the  amount of $38,318,294  were coined from the bullion purchased.  The so-called gain in  the:, seigniorage  arising from this coinage * was $0,687,-  S03, which was paid  into tho,treasury  as miscellaneous receipts',,leaving $29,-  480,461 to be held as a fund to provide  for the redemption of treasury notes as  provided by law.   At the  beginning of  tho present administration someof this  $29,480,401 was still   in   the treasury,  and  standard  silver   dollars 'to  the  amount of $1,057,223 have iieen coined  since that time. Of this last sum, however, $520,079 was seigniorage, leaving  $1,077,144 to be held in the treasury. It  appears,   therefore,   that   the    whole  coinage under the Act has been $31,-  005,487, and that the amount to be held  iu the, treasury for the redemption of -  purchases,was $30,557,605.   Of this sum  $4,121,000 has been used ih redemption  of the notes and that amount has been  retired and cancelled.  As shown above, there were held ih  the treasury at the beginning of this:  administration* $20,480,461 in silver  coined from bullion purchased under  the Act of July 14,1800. 'Notwithstanding the fact that $1,057,223 has been,  coined since that time, there is now on*  hand only $26,180,187.  ,    .  Notice of Application for Certificate of  y   * -       .Improvements. <v  SILVER CUP MINERAL CLAIM.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Chakles Holtk.v,  Agent for the above claim, free miner's  certificate No. *0708, intenei, sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to the Gold CommibHioncr  for a certificate of improvement*:, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant for the above  claim.  And further take notice that adverse claims  must be sent to the Mining Rocorderand action  commenced before the itwiianco of such cert id  cate of improvements.  Dated thin 13tli day of August, 1KM.  ,     TABLE     ..  Sliotoltuj Vie Dates ami Places of Court**  " o/AftHizc, Nial Prius, aiul Oyer aiul  Terminer, and General Gaol Dclive-  , ry for the.year 1894. f  Fall, Assizes.  ���������Nelson../... Monday.'. 10th September ���������  ���������Donald,. Monday.. 17th"September  Clinton /. Thursday .20th September  Richfield ... .Monday. .21th September"  Kamloops . .\Monday. .1st October ..,  Vernon Monday. .8th October    *  Lytton Friday... 12th October-  New West-       -   -   ���������'  '     '���������-������������������       " '*���������  minster.. ���������. .Tuesday. .6th November  Vancouver.- .Monday. .12th November  Victoria Tuesdav*. .20th'November  Nanaimo..... .Tuesday. .27th' November  "Special Assizes, adjourned from"tho  Spring by Mr. 'Justice, Walkem and  now fixed for these dates.  POACHING IN-ALASKA.  west.  FREE LUMBER.  v  The placing of lumber on the free list  by the United States Tariff Bill has not  as, yet lieen of aiiy great benefit to  Canadian lumbermen.    The  Toronto  Monetary ,Thnes 'says':     "American  buyers show little or no inclination to  purchase' stock, and  are  making attempts to break our market quotations.  The transactions made are*upon a basis  of values slightly lower than the sales  at'the close of last year.   The" better  grades of lumber, however, are weak  stock-at  the  moment, and"* sales can  only be effected by a considerable shading in prices. The operations of American   buyers  have  so  long  been of a  hand-to-mouth character that the lumber yards in the eastern States must  contain light stocks, and it is but reasonable to expect a good" trade next  spring or later in the fall.  Didn't Know it Was Loaded.  WILL DO AS THE BRITISH DO.  CAW  For ������  OBTAIN A PATENT"?  ho  hod  usineSL.      A Handbook of In-  . ���������-- ���������. loneut opinion, write to  .,.   Ac CO., who have had nearly llf tr yoiuV  experience In the patent business. Communlca-  jgronip* ������nswer ana "an  tixperieu ,   tlom itrlctly eonfldontlnl. ��������� ���������_..������������������������������������������. ���������. ....  ^ormstloa oonoernln-r I'ntrntn and how to obtain them ������ont free. Also a catalogue of mocuen.  IcnJ and etdentlfic beiokii aont fre������t *������������>������������������"*-  ���������jpodftl notloelntbo HclentlOe American, and  thus are brought widely before the public with,  out ix>������t to the Inrentor. Thla splendid paper,  jMued weekly, olocrantly Illustrated, linn by far tli������  lanreit circulation of snr scientific work In the  world.   83 a roar.   Snmplei copies sent frco.  ilulldlns KditloD, monthly, tlM a year. Slnitlr  conlos, if i> cents. Kvory number contains beau*  tlful plates. In colors, and photOKraiihs of now  Jiouhcbj with plans, oukIiIIiiu biillelcrtj to show the       B,  IY.  late'Kl miilcri'  MVNH & <  1 nnd seje-uro conlmcts.   Aelilrcien  co��������� new yor-n., 3fll Buoauwvt  Death of Manager Goldsmid.  ,Mr. Arthur W. P. Goldsmid, the  well-known'ex-manager of the Vancouver Opera House, died last Saturday night in St. Joseph's Hospital, after a long and painful illness caused  by cancer in the stomach. Mrs. Goldsmid, summoned all the way from England, arrived just in time to be with  her husband in his dying moments.  Deceased was in his 4:*nd year, and  was the son of Sir Frederick K. J.  Goldsmid,   Cart.     The   funeral   touk  j-ln'co on Wediieidav.  ������   ,1 v  The patrolling of the Behring Sea  against pelagic sealing has cost the  United States Government over $400,-  000 this season, while not a single legal  seizure has been made. The only vessels captured were the Victoria sealers  Wanderer and Favorite, both of which  have been discharged. Great Britain  had but one vessel in the .sea, while the  United States had nine. In a private  letter from Washington, the Secretary  of the Navy, Mr. Herbert, has expressed a determination to send only the  same number of revenue cutters next  season as do the British.  A bluejacket named Reece, of H.M.  S. Royal  Arthur,   at Esquimalt, was  killed on Saturday evening by a companion  named- Perry,-   who  playfully  discharged at him  a  loaded . shotgun.  Perry did not know it was loaded, and  he is now distracted with grief.    Midshipmen Allington and Napier of the  ship had been on a hunting expedition  in the afternoon, and - When   they  returned about 7 o'clock the guns  were  given to Perry, who is a " sideboj'," to  take below." Having laid one down on  a chest,-he pointed  the  other, at   his  friend Reece, and   with tthe  remark,  "Look out, or I will shoot you,"-pulled  the'trigger.    Reece received' the,,full  charge of gunshot in  his   left breast  and died instantly, the terrible wound  almost cleaving   his   heart.    He was  about 18 years of age and Perry is  a  year older.    The boys entered  the naval training ship at tbe same time and  have been fast friends ever since. - An  inquiry into the circumstances connected with the accident was held on  the  'ship, and steps were taken with a view  to prevent a repetition of the carelessness ��������� by which   the  loaded   gun  was  brought aboard.  ' Mr. Jos.  Murray, fish' commissioner  for Alaska, who has just returned from  the north, gives a gloomy account of  .the seal and salmon  fisheries in * that'  country, he says :   "Unless some step's  are taken there"will shortly  he no fur-,  bearing animals  in Alaska.   The ad-'  venturers who flock in- there are rapid-  lyexterininating the animals, and the  companies who are canning salmon are  no better.-  Fox skiiis range in valuet  "from $10 to $200.- A party' goes on an!  island  with",a  supply of��������� strychnine."  Bait is poisoned, and the' foxes eat it.  rThey are then skinned and a stake is  made.    The carcasses 'are**'eaten   by  crows, and the> birds die.   Foxes that  missed the poisoned bait eat the poison-1  "ed birds, and in^shoi** time there is"  -not a fox on-tfle ��������� jlsland-i^ The seal fish-'  eries are fast playing 'out.   Five "years  agof there was no1* trouble in getting  100,000 skins. This year, though "allowed to take 20,000 skins, ��������� the company  succeeded in getting about 16,000.   The  salmon fishers spread their nets at the  mouths of the rivers up which the fish,  endeavor  to  go  ih order to  spawn.  Every one is'taken and as a result there  are no young, fish.   Unless, something  is done soon Alaska, instead of being a  source of revenue to the' government,  will   be   unable   to  support  even ��������� its  native population."  ��������� Nancy  '    ' '   " TURF' NOTES.4  ...     " t-i        1 --A .   .     , J.  ���������  Record s Breakers��������� at -Work.  Hanks Eclipsed:  "At Galesburg, <ITls.,last wedk.Alix  beat   the   world's   record, by   coming (  under the wire in 2.03g. -It w.-ts atnoble  performance from'start'td finish.- The  best, previous, record, for* ay'rnile.trot  'was , Nancy -Hanks, ,afc* Te'rre -Haute,  IndV Sept.-28,1802, 2j0A, and Alix 'at  Terre Haute, Sept. 12,1894;.2.04.".; - ������������������  ;. Another brilliant event was' Ethel A .  going toi beat the Ityear-dd pacing record of 2.10. ( She -made" the1.- mile * in-  2.10,- equalling the record. >'... U . --. -a- -���������  -   Robert !J was started to beat his own  record of' 2.014 '{the1 fastest mileye'ver ���������  gone in Harness! paced Vat Terre-Haute,  Sept. 14,1804)"but failed,'although'the1'  track Was in  splendid condition.  'His  time was 2.02j-.' V.     '  '���������' ������i'v;>-----v  *.   Directly shattered Carbonate's record  for 2-year olds of 2.09 made at Terre   ,  Haute*recently,'"-uovering'the mile in  2.07J.*' *    Y " -    -.  ' Online attempted to beat the 4-year-'  old record-of 2.07J, "hut the'watches  showed Jthe -same -figures when tlie  horse came under the wire after a splendid effort."'"     ' y  Joe Patchen, 2.04, and John Gentry,  2.03| were matched for $5,000 a'side.  -  1 'I  Lord Swansea and West. Kootenay  ' Mines.-'   < ������������������-  Lord Swansea and his daughter, Miss  Vivian, are at present makiug a Western tour through the States.   His lordship is   head of probably' the   largest  smelting concern in the wbrldv If he  could be induced to take a look at some  of our silver mines he would no doubt  be astonished; as there has never been  their like "seen in any other' country.  His   good   word  spoken . in   the Old  Country would go .further than  the  word  of any  other  man  living.   It  wouldbe   good   policy ,to invito Lord  Swansea to take a trip  through  the  Lardeau and Slocan. I4  Nationalization of Mines'  The "Caniiek" Still on the Boards.  Viva Glen Visscher, daughter of Col.  Will L. Visscher, the well known actor  author and journalist, made her debut  last Monday night at Seattle, with Mc-  Kee Rankin's company in the "Canuck," taking the part of Archangel  Cadieux.   This   was   played   by   Miss  j Patrice   O'Neill   when   the   company  I performed here Jji>r month.  A Fakir From New Westminster.  The people of Toronto Junction have  been warned against a man of small  stature, fair complexion with *' light  moustache, and about 27 years of age,1'  who poses as a doctor. While there  he succeeded in taking in three hotel  men,-a doctor, a druggist and a photographer. With the druggist he left as  security for borrowed money a bank  book with the name of W. A. Milburn,  New'Westminster, inscribed on it.  OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.  n ROYAL MAIL LINE8.  CHKAPSST ronto to tho OZJS &OUHTRY.  PropoHcel SallliiKH from Montreal.  ALLAN LINE.  Parisian -. Sent. 1  Numidian. ..-. Hunt. 15  Saiidini an Sept. 22  DOMINION LINK.  Tuuonto ...Sept. IB  Vantcouvkh ���������.- .r.V.Hojit. IS '  Ohkoon ,..;. .Oct.   0  UKAVKlt LINK.  Lakh Huho.v Sept. 19  Lak" Ontakio Sent, 1������  Lakk Nki'ic-on Oct.   3  .   Cabin fiS, $.50, $60, 870, $80 unel upwarelH.  Intermediate $30; Stocraj-o jao.  PoHiionirora ticketed throiiKh  to all pnrU of  Great Iirltain and Ireland, and at Hpocinlly low  rates to all parts of tlio Kuropean continent.  Apply to ncai-eatBtoairiHlilpor railway agent, to  I. V. BREWSTKK, Agent, Bevelntoke,  or to KoriKiir ICkiik, Gen. 1'asscngor Agent,  Winnipeg.  At the   quarterly- meeting of the  Mining Institute  of Ontario, held   in -  Toronto/ last-week, *Mr. J. Ba-wdeu,'of  Kingston, read - a paper ou " The Nationalization of Mines."    Mr. Sawden  advanced the theory - that  all  mining  operation's in  the  country   should be-  conducted by the Government under a  system of day labor, and with the object  of providing employment rather than  of making a profit out of the industry.  He submitted a draft of a bill, which'  he maintained should be passed for the  attainment of this object.'  Several* of  those present took part in the* discussion   which- followed,"   but the views  set forth in tlie paper met' with   little  encouragement    ' '     , -  , Continuous advertising, even if it be  only a small announcement, pays the  advertiser the best in the long run.  Spasmodic advertising, like "spasms"of  any kind, is unsatisfactory. To secure  the very best results, year in and year  out, you must keep your name and  busineas before the public. Only by  so doing can you hope to keep from  being forgotten when the time comes  that your would-be-customers wish to  purchase what they want.  For a large glass of Doering &  Mar-  strand's Lager call at the Union HoteL  Awarded  IfiglieMt Hoiioth���������World'M  Fair  Beating High Freight Rates."  A man came into town last week  /with a ton and a half of wool. He  teamed it from Minnedosa, and was on  his way to Winnipeg, 177 miles, where  he was sent by Sewell, a Minnedosa  butcher, to sell the wool and bring  back with him some plate glass. Sewell expected to save about $50 freight  by the transaction.���������Gladstone Aye.  Steamer ARROW  I.KAVKS  TOWN WHARF, REVELSTOKE,  Mondays and Thursdays at 8 a.m.   :o:   Leaves Nakusp Tuesdays and Saturdays  At 12.30 p.m.  CALLING AT HOT SPRINGS,  THOMSON'S ii HALL'S LANDING.  MOST PERFECT   MADE.  A pure Crape Cream of Tartar Powder.   Free  from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant,  40 YEARS THE STANDA&A.  mmaFMmnma PAGE'2.  T5"n* 7-T-* vyri:  A  tlbe lkootena\> fSDatl  SUBSCKIPTION.  INVAUIAI'LY IN' AHVANCK.  One Yeuer        ...        . .     .     ?2 M  Hix Months  } ���������?,-  Tln-co Hloiitii*.  ������������������������'"  ADVERTISING RATES.  One Inch, per month  '     tM  Two Iiu-lic-. pernnmrli. ..  - 2 0(1  Six -.-  (*������������  Special couti-a< t.-> for Urge- aeli ei tincincnt*..  All bill* for ad\crti-.iii{tr due I he 1st of es.ic.1  month. . i  Qu.vck .uiel cure-.ill aelverti������oiiicut*. not wan led.  The Mail is pnnU-d c\cr\ Aitnrelay UoniiiiK  lor tho Ite-\ elstokc Prinlinff& Publishm-,' Co.  Limited, b>  '      R. W. NORTH EY, ������  M.111.1&C1 & IMilor,  > To whom all eoniiiiuiiieiilions hhonlil be  aeldre-w������cd.  U  SATURDAY, SKJ-jmMUEU 29,  1S9I.  THE MVEH BANK  QUESTION.  TriEKK is'a lot of valn.ible lime* bc-  irifi- wasted if the two Governments intend doing anything towards proli-ot-  ing the river bank this lall. ' The water  i.s now low enough for either piling or  building a.wing dam. Mr. Gamble, the  Dominion engineer, may know bis  own busines*. host, but even he is liable  ' to make a mistake, and he will make  a very great mistake if he procras.bi-  nates until the snow conies. It would  be easy uoik now to dig foundations,  ��������� but later on five or six feet of snow-  would be an impediment that would  make the work a costly one. Mr. Davie  says we need havo no fear but that the  work will be done, but he'j cannot say  when Mr. Gamble will be ready to commence. If the Dominion Government  intends hanging back until the decision  of the Privy Council is rendered in the  Farwell case, there is little likelihood  of a commencement being made this  year.          FREE TRADE.       -;  ,      -  , The Province, which, considering its;  brief existence, has taken an astonish-  " ingly prominent position amongst the  Pacific Coast journals, ably expounds  every question it takes up.' Not the  least of these questions is that of free  trade, to which "it devotes a whole page  in reply to the rather undecided opinions put forth by this paper three weeks  ago. ' Like the Jew apostrophizing the  dead porker, one might say : " Verily,  thou almost persuadest me to be a���������  free-trader." But between the theoretical adducements put forward by the'  Province and the actual working of the  free trade, doctrine there is a very  great difference. Actual experience of'  its working1 in England has shown that  it injures as many as it benefits. What,  has become of the- lace factories at.  ' Tiverton, Honiton. and Nottingham ;  the glove factories at Biddeford and,  Torrington ; the ribbon industry at  ���������Coventry; the carpet manufactories at,  Axminster? All killed by the admission of cheaper made goods from the,  continent, which could undersell them  in their own market. , Free trade in  England drove British iron manufacturers to the United States back in  the 70's, and hundreds of British arti-  zans and craftsmen followed their employers' 'example;���������left a free trade  country for a protected one. We,must,  admit, however, that at that time the  United States,were the English ironmasters' best customers, and tint the  American tariff bore heavily on British  .iron. But .if this docs not actually  prove that England lost these manufacturers through free trade it proves'  that the United States gained them  by protection. Free-traders say if one  industry is destroyed and workmen  are thrown out of employ, let them  turn their hand to something else.  Only an . anarchist or socialibt can be  so'callous towards his fellow-man as to  utter such an inhuman sentiment. .A  man cannot turn his hand to anything  ' ,else when he is pa.st middle age. at  least not with competence enough to  earn'a living for himself and family.  While believing that free trade would  !>enent our province,' because we have  no m.muf.icturies to injure, we .see no  chance of getting it. Neither Mr.  Laurier, Mr. Fruser nen any other  gentleman of the party could explain  whence the country would derive its  revenue if the custom-house wete discarded. Of the ������30,000,000 of revenue received by the Dominion -?'20,000,-  000 are rai-ed from custom-, fluids.  How would the Liberals make up this  deficit, two-thirds of the whole revenue 1 We have no wealthy class here  as in England, and a Uk on luxuries  we mid hi ing in but a wrfiall fraction e.t"  the twenty million dollars a year. A  personal or direct tix would be- even  more objectionable than the pipsent  mode of raising revenue.  will not be* protected at .ill *J Wil" th''  small amount of duty between %) pel  cent, and '!5 per cent.' ropre.-'Oiif the  whole of their profits ?_ That they have  hitherto been able to eompet" in the  nun-keif of the world is Ulustr.ited by  the fact that. M.is*.e^y-Tl,u-i-is machiiies  are used in Kninland and Australia. Ti  a reduction of only 15 percent, in ihe  duty on agricultural machineiy is sufficient to drivtt :i Canadian iii.inuiac-  turer out. of business, what becomes of  the frre.it outcry against permitting the  bloated manufacturer' to become -a,  millionaire at -the: expense oi* tlie poor  fanner? Again, if a 15 per cent, le-  duction will .-.hut up a Canadian business, what would be the result, it tho  whole tariif were lemoved? While the  Uni. ed States will welcome the 31a* s<?y-  Ilarris Co. with open arms, the United  SUites alien law will prevent th*1 O m.-i-  di.-in employes from going over there  to work lor the firm. Only Americans  need apply, and the poor* Canadian  .workmen lnust fiiid something else to  do this coming winter���������or starve. -Otu  Government should make some eon-  cessions, even to the placing of all i.iw  material on the free list.  Y-4  1% \Ml?*F  U,ligA\V , 11U,i-.',i-i'v.--i,"  >  '   UNDERWEAR _  and "understands what pure wool isan.l'  appreciates exquisite finish buys the'  ���������    " HEALTH'- - BiftMlf/'-'  both for herself or children.'- These  j goods 'are made ^"arVfcsts,.Drawers,  ^Tights and Combinations, * and   are  4^kept by every  first-class dry-goods  store. '       -  '-.!- -1 .  ;,'i''i  :w  H������ aS0NTBB\i SILK MILLS CQftlPAKY, Ltd,,.  MONTREAL.   ;'-,-'/Y^Y  2^*ez7afw\3swsLL:'jlujijius.xjuj^.,u������vJj������i^  vvc-i'" t.ike*>i fo put down this pig ntii-*-  riiiee? How our citizen.*. !."ler.iU' it is  neyeiiid oiy (���������oui]>,.������-iJi':r-*io!i. Have we  nn 1-iw that bears- cm the subject? In  tir.'present ca*.e I sh.iuid s,(y (he subject*, had no Ihw on th-* bcMr, hut they  hilled it;nil (hei sa.'t-e.    *  THINGS SAID AND DONE ABOUT  .     TOWN. '  f  [by uiogknti;s.1  e- , J .        i'  (Cont intu\l from patjc /f.)  THE MINING- OUTLOOK.  STEADY PROGRESS  IN  KOOTENAY'.  ��������� *  V *  While wo have all been'complaining  of haul times ever since the fall'm/tho  price of silver, it is not discouiaging.to  look back and note llie steady pi ogress  that has been made ,in om- district  during', the* last twelve'months, and  this in-the face of'cgteater discourage-  lneiil^vtliaii'any taining eiistrict-proba-  ,bly ever encountered berore. - Although  the work done has been chieHy development work, which vyould have had,to  be done in any case, wc can point to  several mines which, in spite of .-hard  luck by flood, fire, and.stringency of  capital, have come to the-front-as paying properties, and, are now shipping  large quantities of ore to the smelters  aircl  i  receiving handsome returns.  whether .the Government or the Opposition won in the late election ' Wove-,  al of the residents of that town" subscribe for the Kooiewuj J fail, but they  cannot get a copy," although regularly  dispatched from ,the Mail olHce every  week/ Tom' Edw{u~ds*^c7imcT np this  week, and he was particularly request-'  ed to ascertain'"the reason' of 'the non-  arrival of the paper. The .'reason is  that Post-Office Inspector Fletcher is a  relic'of a bygone era and cannot understand the situation of to-day. He  should be placed in the Victoria' museum 'and labelled' "An ^Antediluvian  Mossback." As a post-ollice inspector  he's a failure. The arrangements for  opening 'the Trout Lake olliee have  been left in tlie hands of this f.iraw.u  official. ' Therefore Trout Lake will get  no post-ollice this year.  * * .  *      -    ,i ..  - When Douglas street was opened up  ���������or I should say a poi-tion���������of Douglas  st.���������all those who owned; teams picnn-  ised to use that road as much as - possible, so as to keep down the weeds, if  nothing else. But, alas, promises, like  pie-crust are easily broken ; and'one  would require a powerful microscope  to find the trace of a wheel on Douglas1  street to-day. The. bush, is springing  up with vigorous growth.all along the  the centre, and next year1, gin doner.-*  will be able'to'cub their pea"slick's nnd  bean poles from it. A narrow footpath  meanders along one, side, iind the industrious weed luxuriates over the. remainder. -There aie nenrlv a score ol  houses on the street, hut vehicular  traffic- is unknown there, il it cannot  be used for anything else, why not  turn it into a bicycle track 'r  ������������������   *   <���������  ���������   * '  Regarding the ;i������*cs*.:iiei*t of loir*  here, it is said that no less an authority.  than Judge Sprrrks has stated thar- occupation Alone renders one liable to be j pfoddi inB' iiun.'-*- '������-:llun a comp.ir.iiij.e-  taxed. In the case- of a squatter this , ly '--.Mil ra.iV-., nt ihcyud or the tuck  mav he all riirhr,. ns-he-.putts m laud1- * -U ������-��������������������������� winwr rnv'mclu larg* qu.n.Li-  whichhas not been bciqiir. and vhiui i tioa of ore'd-iwn   >hy mountauis to olio  lie has made- ' '-'���������v.'*- ke-vping the. .ir & is. Jt}. m autn e  c in hi-r ' op'*rat,iuu   between   the   filocan   anci  '   vrr.iw,  Laki o.    .Had   silvrr' kept .t1*.  Over  do/en,jmues in' the Slocan have  been proved, sufficiently , to show that  they, ci/v mines, and that the amount  of "mineral underground, .more than  fulfils the promises,of ,the,suriace showings.. Take the Alpha, fiom which 1,000  tons of ore are being shipped to the  Omaha smelter by way of the^N.ib S.  Railway .and . Revelstoke.. , The ore  averages $110 a ton, and it is stated  that the,pi;ofits on this lot will foot,up  to nearly-$70,000. Among the, other  ^nines rc.'dy to .ship/oio aie(j,ever.il  that have.' established aieputriLKin for  thcl.sizofand lichnc-s of the ore bodies  opened, out., suCri as liro Slocan Htar,  probably the* nvM .-idvmced niiiie. in  e.thu ,v\ hole'flisti'-iet., and therefene tlin  b/gsf.; the ,# Idaho, the, ilounu.iui Chief,  FTahcr��������� i'aiden," --vlaino, Lost, Chauce,  "aiul VfeJiid.il f til group, and'many other,  Slocan properties that have from" fifty  to a iiuii'lrccl tons of hlg'n-grade oicYon  the; dnmii, e>ie that"-aiii return n li.uiie!-  serinc pi rht c-veu witii siI\or at Go coats  an ciiinoe-  - Awrdtiu^ the ai rivai of, tiie Nakusp  v������ Slocan lv.alwa) 1,000 tons of cue,  iui-.cOx.eii styieJ at Three Forks U,v  some* Mure, nnd it is belie*.eel the many  does" iHiirije-iejug-Xv mm  noioutlay for purchase.   The t<i:  cjtse'mav be cunsidif-reil in  the light, of f  a rent.   But where people have bright \ ^' ������������������' c-hlucar., to-iav v<arkl   l������  tiie  lot,, paid fo. them and exp'end.'d ������>������- < ������"������*������������������������- '""i- '-������������������"���������P'-������ ^ -v.iii.l, am..  sideralilc  ...cmey and labor in impniv- \ ������w  ^l'f or   "io   wonln   h.v.o  been  ;re:ic<.:' i\\;m ej.ose^ ca the tarnous Com-  -lock   arisi    iSrokeei    i Is.ll    combined.-  ing" them, .'md   still   their   otvnor*-hip \  rests on thert-.*ult of alavv-uit. lliec-ase ; ^ . in u  ,._        .    rr.,     i, ��������� . . ,      jiiTy uir.c- r'.'i-. nuuibei or   mesn would  is very different.  The CTOveinmeiu n.i*   ���������" '*--' ,  -  not heretofore- enforced the* tax :/r con- ' :ylsP- s*r*  side-ration of thisMncertiin tvi.ui<J-. -slid ��������� 1;1", "l    '!i  1 J-v...-.e'     ane'  it is rather l.ito in the day to..om'm.'i.te  now, at least until the matr^r uf era n-  crship is cli*finit.-ly -vetti'd. Suppiw  Farwell vyin������, thc^se who bea.^htoi the  Do.ninion Gciv-iM-nnif'Tit vvill pio'wMy  receive back the puich.e'-e ti.t.ra'V ;>������;d  for the lots, but the   inonej    *���������)',������ "'1 u  npl'jyeo, and the pojiuio-  . ?; iv. ii-- a'*. JS'ew "Ueiivci',  Tbreu i'evk*. vvc.uld be  C'-unjoi; b.* ���������.hou---.ucis instead ol" bv  h.iriurefj* l">bv. all tliinc-. 0'in-.tde,'i*ocl.  {ht- pi'jiiivss nijjtie in tho Uiocan has  bei-ii i.if.st ^*.i".it."vitory.  in tfK.L'ucjfan, v������hile vvtial uiines  1..*.'cj o.. (ill t'.a duiiq;, lifir'C lias b.'Cll  -.hipje 'I Ti.i'* i* nwiei,' 'in the inn  . vjif.;.!' e,ivri of if.-^ v.ac^oii i",v.'i lie,in i.iie  .N'e. *.ii.i-.t Ann weiik e,n which w,.  -i'.i,j.' i ..l|ni. '..!'<' ir.iie*. .if i|iii,t  {,'}V\i       fi    till'   ti 11J. 1 ��������� _.   eil^-  er-.il bo(Iies aie* not vol. at an end. In  suite eif the numerous draw back1,  which would have,'killed au ordinary  iiiiniug ca;np, tho Lardeau h.is made  g.jejd preigiess. ' a  On botli forks ..'of tho'Liirdean river  placer miners have met with veiy good  iivjlts. Altliough the work-has boon  of the nimt primitive kind, merely  shovel" and pan, over-'S-3,000 worth  eif coarse gold and nuggets ^was taken  out before tire high ������vacer pat a .stop  to operation',. t*ince. vlho water rhas  fallen work" has beori'i resumed with  aivator activity than before, one. or  Two companies having' been 'formed to  work these placer mines in ;i systematic  maimer, and .several miles* of''ground  along the river h.is been staked. "Until  the wagon road is completed placer  mining* will1 pay- hotter" than silver  mining, and it'isindst fortunate that the  prospectors had such rich ground close'  at hand during the stagnation" in silver  mining just'passed.'*   .   - '.-������     " !���������* * '  Turning'to Big J3end,> we may say  that nover sinco the'excitement of*'65  and 'G6 has thei^o been so much activity  in gold mining as now. Of course; the  direct i cause, of' this activity'in the  r.end was the fall in the-price of silver.  '*lt*s an ill wind-that blows no one  anv good," and Dig Bend has proved a  profitable.-'field to many, who loft their  silver-, claims to lie idle and. turned  their attention to seeking gold.- .--They  did not have, to leave the ciistsict-to  do this, for right here we ��������� haA-e^nearly  every, valuable mineial that can he  named. * Some, magnificent ^specimens  of gold quart!/, have been-brought down  this summer, tlie -richest', com ing .from  .the Monarch,and Eureka, two,cbiims  on the divide near McCulloch, Creek,  and also from the Crowi^Point... But  w lule theie rue some good quartz claims  located none as o, being worked as yet,  Oil ncMunt of J ho .luhcully of gett.ng  up" machinery for crushing. . .On this  'account there: has. j*een , a oiy..lit tie,  p...!spee-_ting fiirvquart/. lec1.ijoa,.������ind the  district;,can .IiarJly, be said_ to have  bein, scratched, yet. . Hue,the placei  ���������and-hydraulic mine-., along thejcreeks  and,bcnches aro panning out-well and  some of _sihe*m,'b)inging, their ojvncis  a li,in,dsonic conqjotcncc. .Tho /recent  high vvatoi lOtaicK'd oix-i-ations fe.t\twov  luon'lhs. but sivch; flooels were oxocp-i  tieinal , and may nev er, occur, agnin.'  .Siiicej July the greatest activity has  prevailed fiom Carnes Creek to Gold  .Stream and'; its trihulanes.,, A ,coin-  pany h.as been forni'id (���������.) wyik Carries  Creek, ~2l miles of 'Oov<.\ p\acer ground  .having been -\liked. On Fiench Crook  'the Coiisolaufm niiuo .panned out lo  her  ii -ia- ov\'nfir->  --''10,000  in tho tctir  nioiitho   previous   to  th.it    picjpoi'ty.    (.lt  months"  wyrk   and   ";  the  buildings.   ot<5.,  r'J,  THE MASSEY-ILARRIS CO.  It is said the Massey-IIarris Co. vvill  move over to the States because the  Dominion Government h.is knocked oft"  lo per cont. of the duty on impelled  agricultural machinery. Mr. Massey  says, to lie able to compete in the markets of the' world, the company will  have to go where the raw material,  such as steel, iron, nails, coal, etc., can  J>e obtained cheaper. Tftbe Dominion  Government were to admit this kirrd  of raw material free, it would still be  obtiinable cheaper in the Stales, because of the distance from the foundries and iron centres, nnd the Afassey-  1 r.-irris Co. would still have the same  r*.\r use to go. But vvill the.y go ? If il.  i- notpo'sible to run .r profitable bir'.i-  nesc iir a c-enrntry where the rrimp.rnv  js "pvc'lec-ted" (o the- extent e.f '21) per  e-cjjf   how will il be piofibrhle wire re it  ���������i.ilV.11  .  iu.il  "li  i.u.V  .e|i'  t.  on improvement-1 will   bf- tr>7f i-:*- '1, e-  it carr hardly bei expected tli^>i X' n'> ���������!'  j wilL.allow people to occupy his bind  1 when he has not rv< erved a i i ni, r^-cjit-  I them in the way   of pur. h .-e   .none y.  The Doiriiniorr Govei riini-ril, will inspect all   Farwell's  titles,   InitoKi. v^'-JI  lias stated thai only those \\li" Ij'.tiglit  of him will be   reoogni/erl.    L'rrtil   tfi������  dispute in-.ettled and lot owners   euii-  fiiTired rn their   i iglit*., it    il!   btnii.ies  the Governirii'rrt lo ,iwss Hits l.uid fejr  taxes, .'ind 1 believe tf the  (hin^ i*.  at-  tenrpteel trouble vvill ensue.  '. - -��������� - ! ,    -  M  * I C 1        t *       "' '    J     ���������  The Uime bear    l)"lernging fo  M". ('.    Ii..|.iihi'  iiiHj'   have  randirnr-k is no inoie.   fie v\ is chibii- d , nc-.,-, . i|i^  <n    tt'..n  todeath because'liee'Khibiled.i foi'dii-'s-, , (Ju]J,   wii.ej'   .t������- -. j\ <-  for pork. For my p.rr f F c nr't, see where ! l,'MU o/. srlvc-j  t-i the ion     The ,-i.liei j  the bear offended.   The pigs were  ton | Cup,   winch   .s   r-jt.   a  sh-it di-^Mnrc  inquisitive, but then   they  vve-ie  very | fr..in Trout D.k", has ore on tk-j durri},  tl jc L.      I '��������� '.i I'-pi!" 'it   V h       l..l  thi!   Mi'   Lud'-a-l  lu.iie-*   el'> Ihih  ' lo   r.h')-..*  '/,'   lie    "*.loe- in,  iial  in  I in> l me i i lc,-.' i       As  i cjlf 'nt  ,ii-    I.ii ���������'( .   ami   i li'    ������������������"���������  lu'.'bi  i t     ^  Within    tin    j' '"   "'i'1 ���������ll">' i  r"  i   I'llli  i;   li I*,   hue." .1    l'i   tne   lion  ' ; * ,.   ���������! ... .1,^'   I ..i' ��������� (    i     -.-I'l   u.j !,.   n  mill er."        i'i 1 ' be-'!,.' "l'( "'  '���������    '���������['   '���������  , > e.uip.iiiv,   u.j.l'i    iu'    rn i.i.rrj in'r-l  the washout on  has vtaken two  1,000' tv. leplace  did to build a  :wir.g-vi..ia .to prevent a .--imij.ir loss in  future., \Voi k was vc-'-l.ii'to 1 about, .ie  month a;;o, and good pay is. being  made'. Tiie'Vaiid-rll claim, vv vrlroclby  ' Vandal! .md Beaton, has produced as  high .as SI 00 a day. Tho .North Slur,  on AIcCuIlocIi Creek,'the Whalcu and'  Khkup cliim, ,tho Shiuh Creole Co.'s  anel-F.iirh ivon propclies, all new veu-;  tures, .ar6 shovving i'avorabie indications, nugirels being fie'quoiit, aitliongh  b.cchoek h.is iiol vet 'dc-cm ice-hod. The  Sol sTnlcleii mine is ,lill a gooddivi-  dcjuel payi'i, J lid a dear is on for its pui-  c h.r-o by an e isL"in syudicato. Theie  are many oiiiei projiei Lic-s, both pliie,ci  ,uicl hydraulic*, that mo doing veil, but  ,pace' forbids ch I.mN. Iden ,ue si ill  I'omg up. alllioii'^h tlie -e.ison is sonic  what .idvanu'd lor* jiieiipceting. Tlie-  outl'jo!. loi g< Id milling in liig ("end  ,v.j- i.' veil li. 'L'iiic i- t.i.en it is io day  The   <'id\   mining  c.'inp in   (lie clis  iner   ih ir   h vs  i'i n^.  . V  i.  -i|.    ',|e  e .u t.'l' d   in   ri' Ir  ie   i/U. .iu*.   **il������i j  |  -d   ti./in M() a/  young things, nnd had probably  never | and   will   ship   as  s,,<,n ������t������ rtre v,.igori  seen a bear befoTe.   He wjis a plajful    mad is completed,    development work  cuss and very fond of wrestling.  T had    on o"her claims ha- proud  their  *v,n-  de;rful rKhnes-i, ijeit.ti>ly tire Okrja..'-i}  i/icup, Pcyiligroup, I'i.vck I'f-ir And  f.e-viiigt<,n grcjup*, Sir 'J'j'jri.  the    1. hi  a hitch or two with him Ins-t f.ill myself, but he was younger then and not  very difficult to throw. "No doubt he  thought he was wrestling with llie  pigs and meant fheni no harm. J think  it vvjis a shame for n crowd of nrcn io  rush into a man's back vard arid chili  his bear fo fieri th becjinse he (the bear)  was helping to abate wh.it is c one "dm  by all who do not keep jugs to be the  greatest niiM.ilic e Jit (ilisc-il, eostnig  in the fowrr I hope Mi f,indinir'*  will '���������lie I ho'-e people loi the value 'il  I be bear,    /'ut is il not   f line (ri il ' I' ps  Hojse "N'orth Srnr, iiighiand Cijicr  Caii.idirrri f'lr! -irid e.tli'r elaiirn om I be  (Jre.it Home 'edge, flu some of tli' <���������  churns the oif body c in be* t..ve(e| fe.t  miles, nnd in nculy nil <.>'���������" ilif (n  orinoiri s|/( e.f (lie- ledYee ,i ,'nin ,in .  even cild ]iroi]jec1e,rs Several nnjioi." i  .int foicls hfvc b"ri iii.icle rju -iiriiuiei, j  anil <i gic.if f.'n P di lot tli' Loci' ill I  I-  in.in, l,   Im I      i   '    I1"-   ii    i(    )       '!(   !       not *.|iow>i  much pin  I'll1-, IS 111'e die /.tf I, .Hid e ���������. en III If  j on" oi t'tn i.mi'" hiiw Meiich; afavrn-  abl's sl.'i'vi.ig, i ol ibly lee Silver Bow,  v/Jiidi iias lf' ton-* "I oio if nd\ Uj paek  out to Iho '.nlw.iy, Mr Wood, of  li.rrii'lf'iii, Oni , pm ov irei tif tins  ��������� j miirOj ha* b'en fm Hi'- spot, ,and ho,  will v/o'k the properly on an extensive  ���������,caIo Comparatively lii tie js bciiig  done e,n the Maple \amt and L-'ri/uk,  wliicrr were the hading mines in this  camp two or tin ed ye,u,s Vigo.  Altogether   (he    pr ogress    made   u\^  rubies-   and  ."riming irr West Kootenay  , has   been   h it i-.fa'I ot y,   <md    ill   "oi'cie  j eairif)-- en'"en aging'    ft only    H'������w   re  I m.111'" for silver  to  U<> a  notch or two  |)f. I iiighei \t> rn.tko this tli" busiest, mining  l r'-OtUiti cai t.'if ff.iitiiient, .md Ihe hopr>  tlr<'t ri' '1 Vf-ir will 're this fi enf. dc  -.idi'iriturri re ,ih/ed 'aiD can y us lliiouglr  .n.otliei v. ur'-er v. it h mejre c 111 et i'wbif "-r- J  ill en  wc* Ii rn- I ii'i'i ri for a long lime.  1   H*  ne iteve  akepy.  o o o a o o o o o o o o o o o ej o o ej o o o o ei ei  BREAD, CAKE, PASTRY, ETC.,  Delivered Daily to any part of the City.  -:o;���������:o:-  Wedding Cafeo to order.-    Caterers ftp .Suppers, Balls, Parties, etc.  in  Ur  i'l  e U, ( II' -  "I   I   rll   ill  -:o:���������:o:-  LEWfS   BROS.i ,THE"STATION.  AJUlAlfAMSON   BROS., Phopihktohs.  First-class' Table.       ���������%���������>������d Beds.  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LOCAL ITEMS.
���Don't forget the Millinery Opening,
Thursday.-uul Friday next, nt Goursiei^s
,   Ddering & M-irstriind's Iced Lager on
draught at the ��Uninii>lIotel> .,-: ,
���  'Lord Brassey is eii'rjottte1 to Vrincou-"
'    ver over tlie C.P.R. and  will probably
puss through here to-morrow.
j'     '."fust arrived, at O. B. Hume & Co.'s,
.  a fine assortment of Gents' Underwear.
Prices cannot be undersold,   r
A. (J. McArthur, station 'agent, at
Illecillewaet was in-town yesterday
and lefcurned home this morning.
Mr. J. M. Kellie, M.P.P., returned to
town hist,Tuesday. Ho has been riwav
for senile weeks doing assessrnentwbrk
orr claims'on Prairie Mountain.' >, .'-^
���A''varied' line of Mitts",' Gloves, ��&c.
* The wiritei stock has now arrived at 0.
i    B. 11 c:.iK efc Co.'s.    Call and examine.
The Provincial, Legislature  is,c.illed
by proclaiiiatioii to meet at .Victoria on
-Monday, the 12th,'November,, for Vthe
dispateh of business.-"     s" ' ���< ' '     '
,   Tom Edwards-has returned'to town
from the Lardeau,  having completed
development Woik on  several claims
there.   ", He' intends -. going* into * the
i Slocan next Week.   *"���* * -    .e   .,  ,
William Mackie, night watchman, on
the bridge, who was injuredaborrt throe,
weeks ago by being struck by the Pacific express at the east end of the
bridge, is about again. He is able to
walk with the aid of a stick.
Lewis Brothers, the bakers and confectioners, are still carrying on business at the old stand, as their advertisement this week i will sliow. They
, have two large wedding cakes in liana,
and other*, in pro&pective. Who aro
the victims ?
< You can get a few remnants of splendid washing prints at a bargain at
Coursier's,.
We 'ben to will attention to the
"Health Brand" of ladies'underwear,
as advertised on our second page.
There is no better pi eservative of heat
'during our cold winter**, than tight-lit-
���i ting underwear, and children especially .-.honid be protected with a suit of
the " Health Braird."
Some large vegetables have been
grown here this summer in spite of the;
drouth. Cauliflower weighing 11 lbs.
and measuring-10 inches in circumference, have been cut in a gat den on
Douglas street. A turnip 18 inches in
diameter was; pulledat the station, and
ag.irdencr iu the lower town has.cabbages weighing over 20 lbs. "j;
Lord and Lady Aberdeen arrived in
Winnipeg on' "-A'ednesday, where they
were accorded an enthusiastic: reception in the shape of a torchlight procession with military < escort, and a
grand illuniinirtioirof "the* whole city.
The Governor-General is on his way to
British Columbia, nnd while here he
will visit his ranch in the Okanagan.
, The recent heavy rainfall has cruised
considerable damage to the.'Big Bond
trail. Three or four large land slides
havo occurred in the neighborhood of
the canyon which rendered the trail
impassable. A,gang of, men, under
Tom Downs, Were set at work yesterday arrd they succeeded in clearing the
obstruction ".sufficiently to permit the
pack trains, .which have been waiting,
sto'start this morning.
,- Beautiful   patterns   in   Ceylons  for
children's dresses, at Cour-Ji/ir's.    '     Y"
Mr. Lewis' race hor.se ran away last
Monday and a catastrophe was narrowly averted.   The animal was har-
'nessed Ur a  water cart, which it very
.naturally.resented, and .tried to getriu
.of the encumbrance by strewing* the
road between the water trough and the
"mill with the wfeck'nge of the water barrel,vehicle and driver. .How nobody gob
killecl has been the wonder of that end
pf the town all the week. ���'
Tion. Theo. Davie arrived hereon the
Lytton last Mondily and left for the
west the same evening. In a brief interview, Mr-. Davie said the Provincial
Government are ready to commence
operations on (lie river lunik, but Mi.
Gamble, the Dominion Giiveriiineril.engineer, .was in favor of wailing a few
weeks longer, lie said tlie wen k would
certainly lie done, and that he was in
c'(iiis|,jii)i communication with tlie Dominion c.llkinl.s ou the rrj.rl ter.
.--The first frost ,this fall came * in  with
the-early' part-of the-^weelc, and'Was
sharp enough,to cut.potato stalks, co-
mato a vines and other vteu'der  garden
stuff.  -The following morning the frost
.wasPeveh moie'severe, arid hardly, any-'
thing but cabbages and turnip-tejps es-s
e'apedf It appears to have bfren general1
all over the Northwest 'and Manitoba,"
but fortunately there is   not   much to
hurt in the gardens just now.'        '<
���  The Cosmopolitan, New   York, $1.50
a year,' has an   average   circulation of
2^&,ot*0 .copies, a--month, which,, is an
enormous increase since the price   was
reduced frnrir$3 about tjvelveY'-nionths
ago. There is scarcely one of our readers who has not seen this popular magazine, 'and any description.br its splendid   illustrations, its *be,uitiful _ letl*er-
p f ess* a nd h igh -class arti cles,1 wou Id ' be'
superfluous''  There can be -iio'���'better
publication for the family .circle   than
the Cosmopolitan.
Mr. T. W. Bain, a well-known prospector, has tn ken-up" land near Dowi-iie*
Creek, and built'a house for, theMecep-*
tion of his family, now living at Dewd-
ney. I Ie sustained great loss by the Lite
florid there, and is too much disheartened to give Dewdney another trial.
Mr. JohnJ3oyd, his ..partner, will ..also
move his family to'thelBerid this/fall,
as he has taken" up soine excellent* land
there, mostly .beaver meadows.,. This*,
will be handy to his mining claims.
Duiwbron, a Danish newspaper published at Ottawa, sends us 'The Handy
Interpreter." It is a small book of 20
pages, each page having four cofuinns
of won-ds in common evcry-day utcand
alphabetically arranged. In theniiiot
column is the English word, and-1 the-
other three columns show its equivalent in Danish-Norwegian, Swedish anel
German. It is a very handy medium
of communication between Swedish,
Danish-Norwegian and German newcomers and the English-speaking population.   The price i.s 5 cents.
Fishing is excellent here just now,
and many good catches have been
made during the week. Some "fine salmon trout haver been taken 'at tlie
mouth of the Turn Turn bv amateur
fisherman. One lad*has had remarkable success, having caught several from
31b. to Jib.*-in weight, andYa- very* fine
freshwater ling about, 51b. The small
brook trout in the Turn Turn, which are
caught with a net, afford excellent bait
for the big fellows. Two Indians on
Thursday passed along the stieet with
some fine ling and trout, some of the
fish weighing as much as 91b. They
sold out their catch iu a few minutes.
-- v   THE -STAR .LODE.-
Xi'Rich Claim in'ilie
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Lardea*u*'
,}y. H.Ilickerson and^L.   C.JUyers,
"thi? former,of. Centraliat "W"^sh���%w,rj?e
iii'town this_ week.-aud^wetv disposed
t to���g i y e; so i nV par t icii 1 arsjqf Jvr eihar ka -'
bly rich mine tliev.'have o'peuedyup^on,
the~north fo'rkj,,of the^Liu'deau"1-river,'
aliouCtwelve mile*!?' from* Tioiit TLiike
Citjr.   They located the claim about   a
year ago, Gut   not   knowing   whether*,
they^had a good thing or irot they -sim-
ply locateil-aifd said nothing  about ,it
txj'theip.iper-s'oi- anyone^ else.    As so'on
as they could get in   they   leuuned to
to the claim .and commenced development.   As the.   work f proeevded   they
.were more than'pleased with  th.f^ii'oK;
SAMUEL HILL'S CASE.
Kamloops Assizes will open on Monday before Mr. Justice Walkem. The
case of Samuel Hill will come up tot-
trial. It will be remembered that Hill
shot an Indian named Cultus Jim at
Galena Bay, Arrow Lake, on the 11th
of May last. The Indian, who was accompanied by his squaw, ordered Hill
to vacate some laud, claiming that it
belonged to his tribe.- As the'Indian
became very aggressive, Hill took -up
his rifle and ordered him off." Cultus
Jim took his rifle from - the squaw,
pointed it at Hill and both "fired 'to-'
gether. The'Indian was hit, hut--ran
away, while the bullet from his rifle
almost grazed Ffill's neck. Hill'fired
again and the Indian fell. dead. The
coroner's "jury brought* in a verdict of
justifiable homicide, but 'early in June
Jlill was ,'arrosted, brought -to-r Rtvel--
stoke aiul tried before' Justices Fr.i.-k-r
and Coursiei'. The squaw gave evidence, and after a lengthy-hearing-
Hill was committed to the assizes
whioh;was to have been held on June
I5th', but was postponed. It was not
until the end or June that Hill was released on bail���himself ih $500 and four
business ineii of the town became his
sureties in $500 each., Adeline*; the
squaw, has been retained in the tow n
over since, and -will give .evidence on
Monday.
McWhirrell, the covicted nmrdeier
of I ho Williams couple, near Brampton,
Ont., is to be hanged on Monday next.
Another Chinese lepei has been unearthed in "Victoria and taken lo the
D'A.-cy Island hizaietto. There are
now nine (Jhiuese lepcr.se. cm fined the-it''.
One or two of therir are in 1 !>��..- 1.- t.
stages ol tire diocn*" and will iei,\-'
iImp off.
���; procc-
eo w.ith
.of things.^ They were astoius'lied? and
'say..thal never lierore jrrall ��lieu'?expe-
rience have they met with such uiuiii-
moth   veins, and   sho<ving   such   y.iot'
ore bodies.   There   are   tln.'e parallel
..yeuis.o,u thcuLum���^vi^v^tj^o large one,
..varyingjfro'm :J0 to r40 "tee't   in   width,
and" funning- the'whole ."length of the
"claim.   Another vein sli6w\s 70 feet   of J
surface depth on   the   mountain   suit),
with a width o\' three ieet.   It. is a contact vein with   a 'dip   rocl! oi carbonates.   These.'veins;.can x'ie distinctly
seen anchtraced two'miles, ""away."- Mr.
Hoar, who visited   the   cliiiin. s.iid   it
was'worth pliotographing, and that ho
would do so  if he had   time.   Messrs.
Hickei "on and  Myers   had   an, assay,
made last winter from the surface - ore
rand.it went.320 px. .silver,' $6 iu gold, GO
per cent, lead and some copper,- The
opening up of piiss property has "caused
considerable excitement  m   the' Lardeau.          '  ��� "',           .*-.*������.���*      -������ *���*'*:
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Supplying Liquor to a Squaw.
On Monday, Magistrates Fraser and
Bourne had   before   them , an^ Italian,
named George Venito, who was chorg-i
ed with supplying a squaw named Ad-'
eline. widow of Cultus Jim, w ifch liquor
on Sunday last.    The  klooclmian > wasi
found drunk and incapable on;Sunday
evening and was   locked   up.'" Venito
was found guilty, and it being-proved
that it v.is not his fiist oll'ence, he was',
fined JjilOO jiud c o*ts : in default of payment he wrrs sentenced to thi'oe months.'
in Kamloops'jail.    ,
,     KILLED IN AMINE TUNNEL.   ;v-
Louis Kirkpatrick, .Toe 'Atier and
Ch.is. lioo have, been working tor some
yeva'a driving a'tunnel tOfStrike the old
channel of Siwash Cieek, and have
reached a depth of about SUO feet. On
Monday, Kirkpatrick and-Roe were
working in the tunnel, the latter picking out dirt trom the heading ana the
former wheeling it away. Koe jyas
engaged with a crowbar endeavoring
toTooaen.a.bouidcr^and in. swinging
bricktth'ei.bai,Jit'sti'ii(ik;'a false>prop,Jbe-
hmcl him and knocked it leose. ""A
cave-in iollowed and several tons, ol
loose dirt and , bouldeis eleseended up-
,oii tho untortunate man, instantly
crushing lum to death, iiis conipanion
was t.n eriough aw a3" to escape the
iiia.rr \)ody ol" Ihe slide, but enough
loose eartti tell upon 'hinr to oury him
iqj tu tho iioci:. Ha could >iot get out
and called loudly loi .i.-a.'si,,irJtc-, but it
was half an houi iieieue the other pait-
eiier. A tier, heard_his cries and came to
his aid. ^A tew" in 111 ute,* alter; he* w'jis
dug out an immense boulder anci several
tons oi earth ��ell>,oii.f.the spot. Koe,
who w.-tS coinplotely covered *up, wa.*
dug out with fccmsiderabte diliicultj-
and danger.   I'     ',>> '"    '   *   ���''"'-"
The deceased was an old timer in
this province. Ife was a'uative/ot
Cornwall, about 55 year*s of age, and .is
hir as is known has.,110 relatives in this
country.' -lie 'was a* stea.dy_.md mdus;
ti-ions miner and is highlj' spoken of
by his old tune associates and friends,
ail of whom express deep regret over
the sad "event. The leinaiirs .were taken
to, Armstrong for burial.'���Vcnjqn Xewn
(HELP  WANTED!
v VVANTKlJ���Activc, Honi'si Gr:.\i'r,i;niA.v cm
Ij^nv. to Ir-av^I, rciJicsenliuir ystahlished, 10-
h,i blc I10U-.C. S.'.lai-j- -J65 mom lily anel li'.ri chric*
cxprn5..';, .villi liicsrcQiu 11' suilcei. Enclose l-cfci*-
eiieei and -3clf-.ideli-e3l5c-cl sianijicd envelope.
rlIIK DOMrNfOX,
SpS 'ill Omaha JSuildniK, Chicago.
"Bear���and
���Pig.---
The pig nuisance >>&, the* stat ion - resulted 111 the death oCi Mr. Lindm.nk's
tamed bear on Tuesdas;. ' The bear,
which was about IS mouths old and
very playful, was kept chained 01 the
rear of Messrs. Mtinie -and-'Liiidrnjirk's
premises, and hud never been know 11
to.injure, any animal before. , Uut on
Tuesday two ..or tlireo small ,])igs c.ntre'
within his enclosuio and he'naturallv'
resented it. He caught one oi them
and hugged it to doathrancl'thon went
for another.
sor\ ing   it in
FIELD���PALMER.
A ver.v pleasant affair was the wedding of Mr. Charles M. Field, of Heu-J-
stoke, to Miss Lucetta Palmer, which
took place last Wednesday at the residence of Mr. J. Palmer. at'Olanwilliam.
RevYG; McKay,' of'-'-Donald, ofliciatod,
and after -the ceremony a recherche
breakfast'was partaken of by the 1 datives and friends who had been invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Field left on No. 2 for1 the
Glacier, .where they, will spend a few
vn irr Revelstoke.
davs bef e j*re settli ng do wV
1 *      , ��l>   ' r.
THE'ORIENTAL*
WAR.
A despiitch from Shanghai aavs:
O.jrl. Kong, of the C|ihiose turrel-tcjiiji
Tsr Viu-fi, har* hci'ii beluvi'leel for
cowardice in the Ynhi' fight., The des-
ini'tch aIso>ay.s that the Chinese ship
Kwang Kui bc'C.-mre- hi-randed on a lee)
near Talien Ha}' while onrlo.'ivoi-iiig to
inirko her es-cape from the Y iiu Imt tic,
and was nfierwrmls "blown up by the
.Inpiim-se. Tin's, rnak'.'s a t<H<iI k'iss of
five'ships to the'Chinuse, including one
.ship- which wns 'rnnnhetl by the Tsi
Yuen while trying to, rain a" Ja]j.Hiic-.e
vessel.   " .   - -    - .
. Li. Hung Chang . will short] v be
superseded as "Viceroj'Y of'Chi Li by
Wu Ta Cheng," lute governor' of Iiu
Peh. Lord LI, late Chinese minister to
Japan, has been degraded.1 Yu Ln, the
niilitar-y governor of Moukden, will-
succeefl Li Uung Chang arf-superiu.! ericl-
thern  ti*ade.    Four* imocii.v
He 'was- in -tlie ,'ict* oi
a similar manner when
some, mepr'titteacted by the" fque.-.ling
of the porkcjiv rushed in'rind-chibbetr
_the^tbear to, dc:athv }yho oswued,vtht-
"pigs'we li.ive not Keen able id .iscerXain.
'' " rA .GREAT -BARGAIN V'p   *',
,- "-'��� i^j. : -   -    -���
'  FOR SALE, -
j.    JIOTKb. KN'OU'X AH sy ~
THE'. LARDEAU -HOTEL, *.-
*��� . ,        .       .       -
hilimleiel 011 (lie Noi'lho.i,1, Aim, l7;>jioi" Airow
Liv'vci. birlll. I.e.! *.i'iii- .a n cou of S.t1,',lici; alw nil
llio (lr-.l-el.vs-. le-lillNITUItK cmitiiiiifd in tho
hinlelinji .inel iiTiiuh.ihCil liiw your 111 Vuiicoiiigi'
nt .icei-Lof S1.7IKI; iuifl(tlii"LO'l'S cn.wlilcli t ho
liicriiiMis stand, for wlueili ll.o 1.11111 of '��'7.5 v/iih
p.tfel: llio lotJil viilim oll'ejieil lii-mi,' ������*,510,',5. The
nwnhr will *-'-ll foi .JI.IWD cji-jIj.-AijijI}- Mat 1.
OMIei\ H<>vei~l��i>. H..', .        ,        WHIw
TENNIS TOURNAMENT AND SOCIAL.
The Lawn Tennis season was brought
to-a^formal^conclusion ou,Tuesda\".eve-
ning}'wheii'a' Social 'was given' by-\the
Exe-elsnu'cind Kcvelstoke,Tennis Clute.
Mr. T. L. Plaig read out tho results ,of
the tournament, of which we" annex a
list, and congratulated the meiiibers of
both cl.ibs on Che very enjoyable &um-
mer's.p!av 'iiMcbrought ro a close.r He
expressed a hope that next year would
Pee a iiin.ch larger luenibeiship of'hoth
c InSs and an incr-e.ised iinprovpment of
the gioimds. Tho piizt-s wonr;rt the
joint toiirridmeiit oif the" two clubs,
hold on the.pieviou,- two .daj's, \y.dre,
then presented to the. successful coriii-
petitors by Mrs.1 Ha'g,'who,-inl-her~usu-
i\\ graceful manner, had sonic appropriate remark for each winner. A very
enje-jra'-Ie xit;ogr,Liuni'j intersj lersecl with
dances^was veiuleied."       , ,       '
'PROGIUIDIE:
Dance     .....*     '.  	
Song :���Killarnej Mrs. Brown
Rccit. :r-The Bishop .md tho
-" , ���    ^ Caterpillar.  .HowardWest
Dance.'    ���"  . * ' j   \!, A   ... '..'/...'.	
Presentation of I?rriz.es bj- 31 rs. llaig..
yong: ���Aiichorcd       ..   .:. G113- B.-lrher
Dance.          ..   ."..,.   .
Hecit.:���McLean's-Roveiie'e f> {.*'    "
.   . .. Stella 'Brown
Song:���Tt was mine    . t- Howard'West
Dance	
Song':���Bovs ol the Old ,     |
."    .     , BriiiadoYY;.-....       W. Sykes
Dance." .   ..  ..\.*...	
Song:���Jock McC'raw ... ^V. G. Paxtou
Mouth'oi'gan --olo A. Johns
The whole piogramme wasjrleasingly
render ed, but special mention may^be
fuiade of'Miss-Stell.i Brrtyvn's*recitation',
which was very well .rendered- for" 'so
young an artist; and JVlr. Paxtoir's
sonp���.iendi'ied in builescjue Highland
cof.tirin.-', which-was without deiubt the
hit of the evening, and whiche wjis^
.loudly l-e-denianded, "Ta Phah'son" be-
'ing given as'ah encore. ".'    t    -
The use of the hall was kindly granted by*'-Mr.-H.,.T.-*iB(inrife^and-''i'ofresh-
tiient* weie piovided hi- the lady niem-
bers of the club.    During the  interval
���Mr*- iSintth enfertainedY'the\.-iudieirce
with sidne excellent song.-l, accompanying himself on tlie piano.   , 1
'bIST OK IM.IUK-V.'JNN'KUS:''   (    *
iMenls singles��� W. l\ Crage.
Mixed doubles���J. Kflwnreisand Alr-s.
Ci-.fge..             ,   '���               ~         V
Men's doubles���Jf. J. Bqurneand W.
P. Ci'.-tge.
Juvenile doubles���Miss .Stella Brown
iind Allied Palmer.
. �����'
NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.
���*'*��*  r*      h 1 j,  js.*       **\*r 1    If 4 -J
Pi;iCSU,��NT TO TUB CjliWITOHK* TlCfTIT
Di��r.i)sAct, I.'}SJi),-a.s-uAmiwjjmi-'.nts. '
'I?
ent of noi I
princes"are "watching 'events; in the
emperor's behalf at Tien Tsin.
; Ihe inas*,,icje of'foreigners at' I'i km
is regarded as imminent. The legal ion-
have asked-that-bluejackets shnll be
I.uided to pi'otect them.
One hundred and eighty thoii-and
men. mostly i.ilible. and mduc ill-ai'iied
cavalry, hiiic as.semb'ed fo dcl.-nd
Moukden. A b.ittle i** ex['".-ted within
a foi thigh E.
The Jaj'.ines" w.n hips ;i;.i' seouting
in tht 'j'lilf .'jf J".-i*'-ilia. i.*,u a J 1 > pi 11 s
s iy t 1,1! f h" Crii* 1 -e \ i'-,y I-. '- ,;i   mmc
.'llpt   II   C.II  tl,(�� *' ,���  )(��� .In ;;.).
:\K'K ,N0i'l(:K, that Robert, Ji.,
<,eieilv'' anel 'roui M. ' llainilteiii,
c-ni'i-ying 011 bnsiners in Treint' Lrike
City" Urilish ('ol uni hia, as Jiololkef'por.s,
by deed clalcd the 27th day oi August,
I'ii'i^iis-.Kjjied dll lheirie.il d.ndpc't'honal
es'tntc'"' wi'iat-'peipyer- to rGljii eiicle!. Burpee
llunie, of ltovelstoke," for fche'iitn-pose.'*
of si't't.i-.fyiiig" ratably and proportion-
afely, without preference or priority,
their, the said Kobert K. Cooke anel
Tom M. Hamilton's, creditors."Thc-'ya;d'
deed was executed' by the said. Robert
li). Cooke and To.ii Al. It.imilton, the
'dObiors,* on the *:"*~fh day'*Of 'AuftvSt,
ISUI, aud by (lie '-nd Qlnreiicc'JJuiiiee,
Hume em tlie 27th el.iy of August, J8i>l,
nnd the said^ assignee, h.-is 'liirdeVtakenr
md a'-i-cpte .1 the r'i'U-.t'.  cicafed by the
��f..
AGAIN,
on the Jjejucion
said deed.    All   j>ci jon*  having claim
against the  sniel
( poke, <i;id 'Teim
for'ward or  d"li\-e''
their c hi! i.>.  rlitlv
if.line,
I d.iv oi
elebiins,    Rubeit   I
iii.   Iljniillou,  "mii'-.t
r-  mil   i",ii-!(ic''ii.ii.> ol
't 'fl,   to   ("'IjII'CIICC
Revi'l-t.j'ie, eiri en   be Lite t,h.
Oi
Uili.-i'. I��*"!.
.ARlONt I'I
Dai..
i.' 1 .' I ���
An;
:. iiu All-;,
.  '/'jf..'.'..
'.IM,_'-!.h   iy 1
SILVER DROPPING
���Sp'JciiJatioii in .silver
market gives ovidonco of'having hecn
overcloud. ^Liu'gc importations from
tlie United iSfriLes Jiavc talcen" place,
w'hile llie fleiinaiiel i'foi^i.tlie Hast has
failed, to come -up' (o i}.N)i<-cUtion.s.
.Lmelon ja'ice, fur hai.-e weie coiise-
(|iu!iilly lowe'i, unci New Y01I: followed.
iSiUer l),ir pi ices ���sjopt. 20tlr, Londoir,
29.*0-16(L: ji*civ-."'YoiK, O-l'/c; Sept.
:37th, New Yoik, O.'lic, a fall of Ijjc.
per ,>/.. ^ : ' t,^ T '/'-���   ; ^ _ -i. I :.
SUICIDE AT "QUENELLE. ^
D. T. Thomjjscin, a siirveyor. went Ui
bed at tho Australian ranch, Quesnelle,
a bout 1) o'clock on Tuesday night. At
II o'clock the other* ciceu'j.uit*. of tho
hou-.eV'liKiring :i'chol.iit|y'''diind,' went
to his room and found him 111 a pool of
blood. 1| .sfoinocl' to l>e- ihe coolest
(Iring o,v.er heaid oi. Thouipson laid un
{lie ifooi, put a h.isiu iniilc. his neck
and cut hi-l (hi'ej.io witJi -i i.-i'.f'i-. ife
thou thiew the r.i'.en- in <!'e basin, and
as lotig as iio luiel $1; eiigth' allov/i;d l(ho
bleieid tu l-pii in"(Ii" b.lYn. lie (Inn
s1! uiighti'iio'l him ch .juI ai'd laid liis
head on hi-, arm, aji'l w.u in   tli.it |i'i-i
k,. ^/vernon..exhibition; ;, {.^
It. was "expected, tliat the 'Gqvcrnor-
Geueial would have arrived in "time'to
open the show; but a letter has' been
received from His IOxcelleucy intwhich ' *
he ^states that owing* tejy untorsceii circumstances he, would hot be.'ablo.'.tq - ���
1 each Vernon until.October 15th\at the
earliest!*1 Mi'.'-.T." Al-Marrv,' M.P., will be
presenc," and. it.'.ha'sj.heen, suggested
that he be'requested to open the show.
.'For.'tiie-Middlev/ftiglit* Championship1,)': l ',
'', ;Bob,Fitzsimnionh '"-knocked out"''Dari
Crecdoh,,ih"'tw'qi rounils'at. Noav Orlea'ns
on -Wednesday" nights ��� The_fight occupied,-! Wruinutes and Cree,dori ,lay,insen-
siblq for'five minutes.   ThoYbOut 'was
for a piii-so. of r$*5,000' and^thc 'lhiddle-
weight ''championship -b&V the -world:
Both-* men are'*"Australians, -but Fitz-
.simmons is a native,pi Cornwall, Eng-,r
land.j, After the figlit Fitss,, challenged
Corbett'for,'the* champioiiship" of the
world,'but .Corbett' refused- tintil-Fitz    '
had-met and conquered SteVe.'O.'Don- ���
nell.    .       ���   * 1 ���:, Vi 1 " t       1      \   ' *.' 'r   y*
' At Victoria, on'Tuesdhy''application ,.
was made by C. Ei- Pooley, Q.C., before
Mr;. Justice Drake, to change the venue.
foVlhe trial 1 of Sydney"Lobb, charged
with -wife-murder, i'rciin Nanainio to
Kamloops. A., &. Smith, D.A.G. ,for
the Crown, objected that'the'time to s
the Kamloops a-ssizos was to6 liihited.
The Court changed the venue to'^Vest-
nunster assises, which are to be held on
November 0.   .   v  ���        ,   *     -j _ ,
John Shands, representing the,Messrs
Bartrai'n, Limited, Edinburgh", is at
Port Arthur in" connection with-the
"erection of .a pulp and paper mill at
Kakabeka, Falls. .. The proposed mill t
will Ije ,tho largest h\. the wot Id, * "of
1-1,000* horse power, aiid tho daily product will require'one train.     * ' * >   '
Vernon Show'FaiP,Oet,.9;:10& 11
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Anyone: Wahtinj
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Cattle   ",
Beef Cattle
Hogs .
..-Wheat,    ,
Oats    -
Hay
Potatoes  '
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STOVES
PAiHTS
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GUNS
RIFLES
OR AMMUNITION
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I make no
TJSH M��
cliiirge for my tiouhle, but
AHE' CASH.
APPLY   TO    '
. W. ;J.'. ARMSTRONG, ''.
[, VERNON, B.C.,
or W. COWAN, Revelstoke,,B.C.
Horse Races,' [-Oth^Jltli^eloljep
WS8T TO BBiTiSR TMUmk
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inunrawnuuaiAH PAGE 4.  THE KOOTENAY MAIL.  THINGS SAID AND DONE ABOUT  TOWN.  [BY   DIOGE.VES.J  Probably few people are aware of the  mpiance attaching to the wedding  which took place here last Saturday  morning. The bride and bridegroom  bad never seen each other before the  previous evening, when the young lady  arrived in on the Pacific Express. The  bridegroom came up from the Lower  Kootenay metropolis by steamer on the  previous Monday, and had put in the  intervening days wandering around  town with a mutual friend and picturing to himself the joys of wedded life,  with now and then a flush of expectancy as to the good looks or otherwise  of his coming bride. The'mutual friend  in the cruse was Mr. William Starmer  Smith, of Sunnyside, Victoria, who had  written the young lady that he had a  nice young man for her if she would  come out, and also wrote in the same  strain to his friend in Lower Kootenay.  Both were willing, and a correspond-  ' ence ensued.. Mr. Smith had been in  town about ten days awaiting the arrival of the unacquainted lovers' from  two opposite points of the compass,  when, after introducing them to each  other, he would' join their hands and  say, "Bless you, my children, be happy!"  The long journey across sea and land,  commenced in fear and doubt, ended in  bliss, here in Revelstoke. The young  couple spent their honeymoon in town,  ���������putting, up at tbe Victoria, and on  Tuesday morning, left on the Lytton  for down river and home.,,Conscious  of having brought his philanthropic  work to a successful termination Mr.  Smith departed for his home Sunday  night.        ' *       ' ,'       *"*  -        < e*    <  I wonder some of our enterprising  townsmen do  not   endeavour  to try  their hand at street lighting these wet,  dark nights.   An oil  lamp on a post  outside some of our business establish*,  merits would not only be a^blessing to  the wayfarer' stumbling along in the  darkness, but would' also enhance the  attractiveness of the store that adopted  .   it; ;'The. expense would -not be very  great, as the lamps could be removed  at closing  time,   say   eleven' o'clock.  '   After that' hour those who choose to  be abroad should, like Diogenes, carry  their own lantern.   Ladies, especially,  would .lie thankful' for such a , boon.  Mr..Cowan, I see, has inaugurated the  project by, a>ery good light, outside  his officei;but as it is at,the far end of  the street, where there is comparatively, little 'traffic after .dark, its benefits  are not felt by the many.." How cheery-  it .would look to see a. few street lamps  dispersing-the gloom which pervades  our town during the wet, dark nights  which prevail here in the late fall and  early ��������� winter.   , Who of our   business  .men are going to be .public spirited  enough to follow a good example? "���������  * *     '  - . '        *  , ���������  I see our ��������� ubiquitous townsman, Mr.  Thomas Cadman, isLgoing around with  a list of the various lot-owners in town  for the purpose',* he says, of getting1  the correct numbers of the lots and the  correct names of the owners. Further,  he condescends to enlighten the curious  by stating that the Government intends to collect taxes on all lots in the  townsite. Asked as to the author of  this bright idea, the genial Thomas  says it is Mr. Smith. Smith 1 Had it  been Brown, or Jones or Robinson one  would not feel so contumacious over  the matter. But Smith! So this Smith,  whoever he is, thinks he' can collect  taxes from land which people have  paid for but cannot tell, whether they  own it or not. Smith is a genius, there  is no doubt about that. But this idea  of taxing land which cannot be registered certainly lends color to the reiterated charges brought by the Opposition journals���������that the Provincial  trensury in empty!  John D. Sibbald,  SUCCESSOR  TO  THE WESTERN MILLING COT." (LTD.)  FLOUR,  SHORTS  BRAN  OATS  DEALER IN  ROLLED. OATS  CORN MEAL  BACON  BUTTER  FEED WHEAT EGGS  HAY u POTATOES  FRUITS, and VEGETABLES of all kinds.  G ROeERIESo^LLKiN DS.  YOUR CUSTOM SOLICITED.  lilLIKZIEJIR   &  Ej3LjJ_j!33  POST-OFFICE STORE.  Agoat for���������watorooa Kugino Company.  Speight Wagon Company  Gents' Furnishings,  Stationery,  '^~^ Patent Medicines  And TOIIET ABTICLBS of eVepy  FURS BOUGHjL<Sc SOL  Specialty :   : SHIRTS and SHOES.  o  t  DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE,  VELSTOEtES1  BBANCH STORES: THOMSON'S LAMM & TBOUT LAKE CITY  A. H.HOLDICH,  OF SWANSEA AMD WIGAN,  e.*  Analytical Chemist and Assayer,  Accurate assays made of all Ms of minerals, watep, milk, ete.  0,00,000000000*00000000000000000000.00000'  r 1 <  We have aY complete stock of PAINTS, ready  mixed and ground in qil. Dry Paints. White Lead  ih 12 1-2, 25 and 50 lb. Irons. Raw and Boiled Linseed Oil. Walnut, Oak, Cherry and; Mahogany  Stains. Fireproof Paint for Roofs, &c. Carriage,,  Furniture and Elastic Oak Varnish. Copal, Japan  Dryers, &c, -Sec.  '";  1 .������������������  -^-���������:o:~:������; -��������� 7   '*   ������������������ ������������������ -'' " ��������� v  WINDOW GLASS ANY SIZE UP TO 36x48.     \     ;  GIANT POWDER, FUSE AND GAPS  *f-  JOWETT STEEU BAR AND FLAT IRON ALL SIZES.  The precedent set by tbe Dominion  Government recently 3hould be followed by our citizens in this mutter We  should combine to resist the imposition  of taxes until the townsite dispute is settled and registration allowed. Then, and  not till then, shall we l>e xlad to drop  our nickels in Mr. Smith's assessment  hat. The fact of the Government having allowed tbe tux on Hevelstoke lots  to lapse for so many years because titles  could not be registered is a strong reason why it should not he imposed nowt  ���������us titles cannot lie registered yet. But  tbe dispute may be settled within thirl ex t three months, and in that case  there will not not remain the slightest  objection to commence pitying taxes  from the 1st of January next, and the  over-astute Smith may work his little  scheme without bloodshed. Otherwise  let me advise Smith to read up the history of a certain Boston tea party.  * ���������  ���������  Why is it that the Dominion officials  are so apathetic in all matters pertaining to the welfare of the people of this  district/, especially the Post-office pee>  pie? A peyjt-office was granted to the  Trout Lake City people some two or  three months ago, arid C. IJ. Hume was  appointed postmaster. But the office  is still non est,-and letters from Trout  Lake still take.about a month to reach  outride points. Complaints are pouring in thick'and fast from the Trout  Lakers that they can get little or no  mail fnim Kevelstoko, nnd as for nowr-  papers, why    they   hardly    know   yet  (Continued on jiat/e 2.)  W.  COWAN,  L WHOLESALE'DEALER IN  WINES, LIQUORS". AND "CIGARS  KjE-VEHiSTOSIDS,     b.o  THOSE WHO USED  TANGLEFOOT PLY PAPER  For the Fly Pest last year will be glad to learn that it can be  Procured again this Season at  THE _ REVELSTOKE   PHARMACY.  THE SEASON* FOR  HIRES' ROOT   BEER  I.s again at hand.   23 cts. make* 5 gallons.  NEW 8'f-OCK OT PEKFUMJCS. SOAPS. TOOTH AND BA.IS. BBUSHXS, XTC.  HULL   BROS.,  BUTCHERS,  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  PURVEYORS OF HIGH-GLASS MEAT  -:o:  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  T.   L.   HAIG,  NOTARY   PUBLIC   -   -   REVELSTOKE. B.C.  Mining and Real Estate Broker and General Commission Agent.  FmirijFE-AND ACCIDENT INSUR^NCeT  Representative of the Kootenay Smelting & Trading Syndicate.      i   :o:  '  AGKNT FOK TROUT LA K K CITY, KVANHPOHT. KASIVO ,fr NAKUSP  UST.go ahead! - - Why?  BECAUSE it is the metropolis of a district whose  mines,  besides being fabulously rich in Silver,  T carry a larger percentage of GOLD than any  silver-lead mines on the American continent.  BECAUSE nearly all the mines are within a 12-mile  radius of the townsite, and the routes to them all  converge in Trout Lake City.  BECAUSE during last winter several of the Lardeau  mines were being steadily r developed in spite of  the slump in silver, and large quantities of GOLD  -were taken out of Lardeau Creek within the limits  of the townsite.  Price of Lots���������Corners, .$150;   Insides, $100.  APPLY TO H. ASHBY & Co., Kaslo, or  , ���������: r'4  e* "TB  l'\  1 i\  (���������}  I I ,  'f'l  ���������vf  i  -   v*  ��������� i%  '.������  ."i"  m  11  ���������. *s������  y!  /j  f.vl

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