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 V /  \ .  '.   "t    .-  "\ \     /  _V 1  /i  <?  ,-��������� / j * \ (  I   ,-       r      ���������    '  / f  'aWm l.uu  Published in the Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big: Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon and Jordan Pass D istricts.  -ISSUED    _?"Vv"IGE-A.-"V7-"E3_I3_S---"V7"__3ID_Sr_������3ST_-A"_rS    JiJISTID    S.AJTT_r:_"__D.A."_rS-  Vol. I.    No. 3.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY. 27, 1897.  $2.00 a Yea  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTEB-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  itSrOFKlCB :   Mail building, Revelstoke. B.C.  T. L. HAIG . .  _rOTABT _?TT_3X_IO.  MINING, REAL ESTATE,  and General Commission Agent.  Fire and Life Insurance.  Representative i fthe Kootmay  Smelting and Trading Syndicate.  Agent, for Revelstoke, Trout  Lake and other Townsites.  Does Your Watch  Keep'Good Time?  II not take it to a Capable  Jeweller,  S. F. W. GAINER . . ,  High Grade "Watch Specialist."  All Work Guaranteed  Mail Orders a Specialty.  Main Street.       =        Revelstoke.  Next door t J Morgan's Shavini? Parlor.  Dissolution of Partnership.  lourne Bros.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in  rocenes  Goods  Dry  Stores at  Kevelstoke, Burton  City, New Denver and  Nakusp, B. C.  Tha partnership existing between James A.  Rilkerand Francis B. Wells tVMng a Gents'  Furnishings bu-lncs] at ItevcUstoko and  Nelson, B. C. under the firm namo of Gilkcr  ���������. Wells has this day bcoi dissolved by inuiual  coLSent.  cj-  . ,a-( F. B. Wells.  Signed | -,  A  0l__Ell.  Jamiiry lCtli. 1S0T  REVELSOKE  IRON WORKS  BLACKSniTHINO and  JOBBING,  . PLUTIBIN- and PIPE-FITTING,  TINSniTHING and SHEET IRON  WORK,   MACHINERY. REPAIRED. .   _^_  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Robt. Gordon, Prop, Revelstoke Sta.  O. E. SHAW  Mining, Re'al Estateand Insurance Agent.  General Agent Ferguson Townsite.  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  ROBT.  SAMSON  DEALER IN  CORD AND STOVE WOOD  at lowe-t prlres  Drawing of  all kinds promptly  attended io.   Prices right.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  For 30 Days Only.  All Our Large  Stock of leas  -be-Sold  v  At Cost ������  AT*-i-  Hutchison & HcGregor's.  Canadian  Pacific Ry.  THE BEST AND  CHEAPEST ROUTE  TO  AND  PROM 'i  All Eastern Points.  Through First Class Sleeping Cars and  Tourist Sleeping Cars to St. Paul, Montreal  and Toronto without change.  Revelstoke Time Table.  Atlantic Express arrives 0:13 daily.  Pacific " "      10:25   "  Arrow Lake Branch Trains.  Arrive 15-30, Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays  Leave 10:30, Mondays,  Wednesdays. Fridays  Trains on Arrow Lake Branch connect at  Arrowhead with C. & K. Co's Staivmer Nakusp  making  CLOSE CONNECTIONS  To and from Eosslnnd, Trail  Creek, Neltson, Kaslo Ains-  worth, Pilot Bay, Nakusp,  New Denver, lhree  Forks, Sandon and  ALL POINTS IN SOUTH KOOTENAY  '��������� 11.  For full information as to rates, etc., apply  10 I. T. BBEWSTEB.  Aecnt. Kovclstoko.,  Geo. McL. Brown,  District Passenger Agent, Vanccuvcr.B- C.  AS OTHERS   SEE US.  Kootenay Mail: "The first number  of the Revelstoke Herald appeared  lust Monday. It reflects great credit  on,the publishers, Messrs. Johnson &  Pctlipiece, and it is hoped their enterprise in publishing a semi-weekly  paper will be suitably rewarded. It  announces itself free and independent  and will no doubt join the present  papers of Kootenay in a strong protest against .monopolies and charter  speculators, and all such. The Herald will after this week rome out on  Wednesdays and Saturdays."  Golden Bra: "The first number of  the Revelstoke Herald is to hand  and presents n, bright and newsy appearance. The Herald is a senii-  weekly devoted totbe mining interests  of Revelstoke;, Trout Lake, Albert  Canyon and Jordan Pass districts." '  New Westminster Columbian:  "Revelstoke lias a new and creditable appearing paper, the Herald, a  fourpuge, six column semi-weekly,  published in the interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau.'Big Bend, Trout Lake,  lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, and Jordan Pass districts. The publishers  and proprietors are Johnson & Petti-  piece."  Inland Sentinel: "The Herald is  the name of Revelstoke's new semi-  weekly paper. It is bright four page  paper devoted to the mining interests  of the districts tributary to Revelstoke. Crowded as the field already  is newspapers spring up in all directions with a frequency' that is appalling���������to those who are trying to make  theirs pay." ^^^^^  Fire in Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, Jan. 27.���������The greatest lire in years occurred here yesterday destroying thirty buildings in and  facing the block bounded by Thirtieth  Junior. Market and Filbert streets.  The loss is estimated at two million  dollars.  Mr. arid Mrs. Gladstone Visiting.  London,   Jan.   27���������Mr.   arid'   Mrs.  Gladstone  left  Hawarden   today for  Hiviera,  FREIGHT RATES.  Tho Revelstoke Board of Trade intends to take up the matter of C. P. R.  freight rates and never drop it until  concessions are granted. It is a matter  of surprise to everyone who comes to  reside at Revelstoke that a carload  of goods from the east consigned to  this town should be charged more  than a carload consigned to Vancouver  ���������370 miles further west. If Revelstoke  and Vancouver were placed on an  equality in the matter of freight rates  from eastern supply points there  would not be so much cause for complaint; but the fact is that carload lots  coming to Revelstoke have to pay  the rate to Vancouver and the local  rate from Vancouver to ; Revelstoke,  called the backwardation rate. This  local rate, we helieye., is 07 cents per  100 lbs., so that on a consignment of  20 tons Revelstoke merchants have to  pay $208 more than Vancouver merchants, or S13.40 more per ton. - This  is most"unjust, not,only to Revelstoke.  but' to all the interior . towns thus  discriminated against, and the wonder  is that those towns have not combined  and sought relief through their parliamentary representative at Ottawa  from such unfair working of the Railway Act, i.e., if it be in the power of  the Federal Government to grant such  relief.  It is preposterous that a car which  goes 370 miles ' further should be  charged S2GS less than a car dropped  oil here. The expense of shunting  would certainly not amount to more  than a couple of dollars at tho most,  as all tho trains stop here for water,  aiid the yard engine might, just as  well be moving a few cars as burning  away fuel idling on a side track. The  fact of Vancouver being a competitive  point, and Revelstoke not, does not do  away with the injustice, but makes it  all the more a case where the powers  of tho Government should be called in.  because it is hardly likely that Revelstoke will ever become a competitive  point; and if the excuse is to '"hold  good that the C.P.R. can only reduce  rates at competitive points, the discrimination will continue against noncompetitive points ad infinitum.  If the Board of Trade should be successful in obtaining Vancouver rates  for Revelstoke, are the Revelstoke  merchants going to givo their customers the benefit of the reduction,  or will they still keep up the present  prices and pocket the additional  profit? We ask this question because many people who are not merchants or^shippers of freight take  little'interest in the'matter. They  say that a reduced rate would not  benefit the town very much, but would  only bring a greater profit to the  merchants. This we do not believe.  It is to the merchants' benefit to  lower the price of goods to a figure  consistent with a fair profit, so that  the town might attain to the reputation of being a reasonable place to live  in���������which it hardly enjoys at present  We wish to be just to all in this question, and if the reduction (when it  conies) is not to benefit the town at  large, we do not see the necessity of  anyone outside the class to be benefitted getting :i headache about the  matter.  Our Job Printing Department  "Printing an Art," at The Herald.  * The Herald for job printing.  * How's your stock of letter heads,  bill heads, counter pads, envelopes,  business card.*, etc.? If you need anything in the printing line cull or write  The Herald.  * Examine the quality of our stock  of stationery, and get our prices on  job work before ordering elsewhere.  Job'printing is our specialty.  * Ladies would you like neat bristol  visiting cards.   Call at The Herald.  * Neat, clean and attractive���������all job  work turned out by The Herald.  * Anything from1 a small hand bill  to a whole sheet poster printed neatly  and cheaply at The Herald.  NEW COURT HOUSE AND JAIL.  Plans and Specifications Being Prepared  j ,by Local Architects For The Proposed  New Court House and  Jail. ���������A Much  Needed Project.  C. B. McLean, architect, bus just  completed plans and specifications for  the proposed new court, house and jail  in Revelstoke. Other local contractors  are also estimating on the cost and  also drawing plans; all of which are to  he laid before the next session of the  Provincial legislature with a view to  giving the local members some idea of  the cost, etc. The "long felt want" of  a proper court house and jail in this  town must be fully cognizant to all  concerned. The location, we understand, is to be just on the brow of the  bench,, almost opposite the Cowan  Holteu Downs Co. brewery and The  Herald's idea is that this would be  an excellent and appropriate location.  The Provincial government take' considerable money out of this town every  year in tuxes, licences, etc., and, so  far, apparently, but a small portion of  it is expended here. Let us hope the  proper authorities will see that a suitable court house, government office  and jail soon adorns our fast growing  and progressive town.  The Victoria Skating Rink.  .' L'ist night the proprietors of the  Victoria, skating rink opened the rink  to the public for the first time this  season, and over a hundred of our  citizens took advantage of the opportunity of enjoying a skate on the  excellent ice provided. The Revelstoke brass 'band was present and  rendered some choice selections at intervals during the evening, which was  greatly appreciated by the skitters and  spectators. We trust that the efforts  of the proprietors, Messrs. Cowan &  Horn, in furnishing the citizens of  Revelstoke with this means of healthy  giving enjoyment during the long  winter' evutiiug,- may-,be thoroughly  appreciated.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  THE RUSH IN THE SPRING  A Daily Service Being Inaugurated   By  The C. P. R. From Revelstoke To AH  Down   River   Points. ��������� Four    More  Locomotives Being Shipped.  The new C.P.R. hotel here is to he enlarged upon at'an early date to accommodate the increased travel which is  anticipated for next season. The company also intend establishing a daily  service between hero and all down  river points. This looks as though  the C.P.R. were not depending much  on getting control of the much-talked  of Crow's Nest Pass railway. Canadians "look before they leap," but.  the're more than " jumpin' " after  Kootenay business now,��������� and it was  near time too.  It is also learned that among the  changes to be made in the navigation  of the Columbia under the new management will be the establishment of  a daily boat service between Robson  and Arrowhead. With this in view a  steamer larger than the Nakusp is  being built tit Nakusp, on the Upper  Arrow lake, and will be ready for service in the spring.  As is well known the C.P.R. now  has a branch service running from  Revelstoke down to Arrowhead, at  the north end of tho Upper Arrow  lake. Two fine steamers will run between Arrowhead and Robson eve'"y  24 hours���������one going up, the other  coming down���������Sunday included; At  Robson connection will be made with  the standard gunge railroad about to  be built from Trail to that point by F.  Aug. Heinze, and at Trail connection  will be made with the narrow guage  railway running to Rossland. It is  altogether probable that Mr. Ileiiize  will standardize, the narrow guage so  that trains can run right through  from Robson to Trail.  Two . engines from this division are  CHOLERA  TOTHES  II  WILL PROBABLY ADD  UFFERINGSOFTHE  '.L-FATED.  It   is    Declared  India is Infectc  Cattle    Dying   1  The  Ontario   Go  Aid  to   the   Suffc  N.     P.     Railway  With   Snow���������McK  Employment to   the.  The Cuban War���������Ot i  Interest.  (Special.to The  Bombay, Jan. 27.���������A si  pondent writing from Bi.  that the keenest distress  prevails  especially  among  classes.    It is estimated that  tenth of the cattle  have per,  want of food.   Many gangs ot  aro   engaged   pillaging  grain  many  That   the   Whole   of  I'-With' the Plague���������  or Want  of   Food���������  vernment   Extending  \rers  in  India���������The  1  System   Tied   up  'inley     Will   Give  '��������� Idlers   Shortly���������  her Telegrams of  Herald.)  lecial corres-  ���������japan states  'everywhere  i '. the lower  .-'".fully one-'v  '; 'shed for  i ' robbers  stores',  ess   oii  \t, and  lolera  youll  -,  of  'ore  There are many   cases ��������� of  illn  account of lack   of   nourishmei  it is regarded as  certain   that cl  will soon make its appearance, be.  a doubt, and the utmost resource  the government will be taxed bei  long to cope with steadily increase  distress. '"  St. Petersburg, Jan. 27.���������TheMin  ister of the Interior declares the whole  of India is infected with the plague.  Toronto, Out., Jan. 27���������The Ontario  government has contributed six thousand dollars towards the India relief  fund.  THE INSURGENTS VICTORIOUS  the  Victoria Hotel.���������F. L. Hutchins,  Toronto; M. Riada," City; J. E. W.  McFarlane, Vancouver; ��������� G. Barber,  city; AIL Telosco, Montreal; Geo.  Gu'rd. Toronto; A. E. Lott, Thos.  Kilpatrick. Nelson; H. H. Pitts,  -Three Forks;-Arthur^Jlienoux,_W._S._  Crowe, Montreal; Geo. S. Jaqnith,  Toronto; F. P. Armstrong, Golden;  G. M. McCormick, Alexandria, Ont.,  L. Mome, Calgary; J. W. Astley,  Rosslimd; A. H. Henton. M. J. Downs,  Geo. B. Lester. J. E. Wilson. Toronto; E. .1. Mathews, Kaslo; D. Mclnnis,  Hamilton; C. D. Rand, Sandon; Col.  H.B.Scott. Burlington; F. Western.  Vancouver; Charles Grundy, London,  Ont., Jan.es Adair, Quebec.   ^  Union Hotel���������P. Chapman..City: H.  A. Turner. St. John, N. B.; O. D.  Hoar. Carl Hoar. De Witle Hoar,  Washington Hoar, Denver. Col.; L.  Wilkinson, Gully Creek; G. Chapman. Calgary; J. R. McKae. Sandon;  W. J. Coulter, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs.  Abev and child. Nakusp; J. Whyte,  C. Whyte, Lethbridgc; A. L. Smith,  Sandon; T. G. Wynn, J. Fleshman'  Vancouver; F. L. Hutchins, Toronto:  W. L. Armstrong, L. Magee. Vancouver; C. Cameron, New "Westminister; J. E. Wentworth. Chicago; I.  T. Brewster, St. John. N.B.; P. Chapman, Birmingham, England; C. D.  Blackwood, Winnipeg; S. F. Durham,  Bradford; H. A. Turner, St. John, N.  B.; Constable Pypcr, Rossland; M. It.  Rov, Lethbridgc; W. G. Paynter. I.  Cooper, England; G. A. Gafest. W.  Davidson, E. Ki-cles, Toronto; W. A.  Martin and sons, Montreal; G. Rons,  Banff.  Columbia House���������Forbes Groat,  Bad Lands; Will. Groat. lllecillewaet;  J. Steives, Ruby City, Wash.; O. II.  Allen, Citv; Henry Skelton, Calgary;  K. E. Stinehiiur, St. Leon HotSprings;  Geo. Kimball, O. S. Parson, Spokane;  I. J. Stephens, C. W. Brown, Port-  laud, Ore.; II. W. Ward, Halifax; J,  Kerwin, D. Page, Portage In, Prairie;  J. Sneezer, Regina; D. Grant, Oswell  Hoar. Melvin Grant, Alex Grant, Burt  Grant, Annie Grant, Ida Grant,  Eliza Grant, Mary McGillivery, Anti-  gonish, N. S.; N. Robichaub. lllecillewaet; G. Wilson, Ottawa.  Central Hotel���������A. Moran, Edmonton; H. K. Beaton, Toronto; R. Johnston. Rat Portage; S. Crowl, Beaver  Marsh; J. E. Wentworth, Chicago: W.  T. Porter, Rossland; C. Monhinick.  Lardeau; H. Johnston, G. Wood, Trail;  F. Whaley. Donald: Jacob Benson, W.  H. Lambert. Rossland; P. Arena;  Arrowhead: H. Hoffon, Kamloops! O.  D. Aiken, Vancouver; A. Mcllnc, lllecillewaet; D. .Sutherland, Laurie; J.'  Rodway, Calgary; D. Cameron, J. A.  Cameron, J. King, A. Newellj Laurie;  E. T. Thomas, Winnipeg.  Big Snow Storms in the South.  Tacoma, Jan. 27���������Snowstorms have  delayed traffic on the Northern Pacific.  No overland! train since Sunday. The  trains with the delayed mails are  expected in today.  A , Hot   Battle   Fought   in   which  Spanish Lost ioo Men.  (Special t.> The  Herald.).  being shipped cm scows to Robson .this ~vK_r_ WEST.-Fia., Jan 27.���������The views'  from Havanna "reports ii Hot battle  waged at Los Mangos, Penar Del  Rio province on Thursday between  Colonel Samartens detachment of  troops .and tho Insurgents under  Brothers Delgado. The Spanish loss  was over 100, while the Cubans did not  lose-above'15 men.  :A  week to rim between there and Nel  son. The C.P.R. service into the  Slocan is being improved. And before the spring trade opens up  thoroughly the company will have the  best transportation facilities in  Kootenay. [-These improvements, especially between here and Robson,  will tend to make Revelstoke even a  more-important, centre _than_ever,_as.  nearly .ill the immense traffic between  the east and Kootenay will now be  shipped via Revelstoke, rather than  over American lines, as heretofore.  Competition is the life of trade; and  we like to see both.  REVELSTOKE   IN ASHES  -GOODTIMES-A-COMING.  Will Be a Heading Some of These Days  Unless  We   Secure  Better Fire Protection.���������Let Us Urge The Provincial  Government To Help Protect us.  What protection have we in  Revelstoke   against  fire?   If   the  Victoria  hotel blaze last  Saturday   night   had  got ten minutes more  headway, what  means   were   there  to   extinguish it?  These are questions which should  be  answered in  the affirmative, and we  trust   that  a  chemical   engine, hose,  reels, ladders, etc.. will be   nearer  at  hand in the next instance.   The water  works  system   provides   an  excellent  protection, were   tho   hydrants    kept  uncovered of snow and made access-  able at any  time.   The  hose, etc., for  the hydrants should be here and  kept  in the fire hall.   The   snow should  be  shovelled away to the fire hall doors,  and above all, a propur lire alarm   bell  should   be    provided,     The    present  alarm   may   be  all  right  on   a clear  summers day. but on a  wintry night,  such as last   Saturday, it  is  comparatively useless.   We hope some   of  our  live citizens  will take  this matter up  and sec that  Revelstoke   is   properly  gnarded against fire.  What would be the matter with the  Provincial government providing for  us? They extract a large amount of  money from this district every year,  and a portion of it spent in giving us  a safe fire protection would be a good  investment. If the Provincial government have a right to tax this town's  property, they too have a right to  protect it. Revelstoke not being in  corporated we must look partly to the  local government for relief, and we  feel confident, that among other mon  ies which should be expended in giving  Revelstoke its rights, a portion will be  appropriated towards giving us safe  and proper fire protection.  A Special Meeting of Congress to   Establish the Protective System.  Philadelphia. Jan. 27���������President-  Rlect McKinley is reported as saying  that he will call a special meeting  of Congress on March 15th to have his  protective system established immediately, and thus stimulate business  and give idle men work.  MINISTER OF MILITIA INJURED  The Hon. Mr. Borden has a Close Call  for his Life in a Railway Accident.  Ottawa, Ont.. Jan. 27���������Hon. Mri  Borden, Minister of Militia, was badly  shaken up in a railway accident near  Dorchester, N. B., yesterday.  A FATAL   ACCIDENT.  One Man Killed and Two Wounded in  an Explosion.  Berlin, Ont., Jan. 27���������The Gas  Works here were blown up yesterday."  and one man, Win. Aldrich, k:lled,  and two others, F. Carl Breataup and.  a man named Weller were severely  injured. Their discovery is doubtful.  The cause of tlie explosion in unknown. .   TO FIGHT IN NEVADA.  Corbett-Fitzsimmons Glove Contest  Bill  Passed the Assembly.  Carson, Nevada. Jan. 27-The Glove  Contest Bill, to permit the Corbett-  Fitzsimmons fight to take place in  Nevada, passed the Assembly yester-  d:l>"'  '      -, ������������������        '  il  Frozen to Death at Rossland.  Rossland, B. C, Jan. 27���������Dan  Mc  Milkin, G.) years old, a native of Antagonist], was frozen to death here   last  night. >\  \  The Arbitration Treaty.  Washington, Jan. 27 ��������� A large*  meeting of friends of the Arbitration  Treaty between the United States and  Great Britain was held last, evening."  Ex-Secretary John \V. Foster presided!  and the addresses made were strongly  in favor ot the treaty.'  .'-  &\  H  -RH- J. ������ii|l>*^ IVbMMIu* f  ���������_,*" rTT~.T.i~~hV*Vf*Tr" **������������������������'""^������>���������'  Revelstoke   Herald  JOHNSON  * 1M������_I\IP 1KCE  Proprietors and Publlf ,|icr8  district"Wcdncid, A\0nrsa,,1'It' ,6Ull'ou''?!,1'{  ���������lOMsloonnoctloiiBWIihnlliriii-    dft*8' ������������lk'nK  Advertising IUu.��������� ���������    m ...V..1..     ���������������!���������  ���������olui  P������eo  ���������rat v.,oV  Heading notices, 15c per llnu i    ������������������"_',"*' ������������������"���������������" ;���������������������������������  M������rrlago and ninth SStiuSi      *������h Hirac. Birth.  Subscription llimw   iiu ..,'     ������r0������-  Per annum ������������1.25f��������� I ��������� "    a������ <V ���������rrler $2 00  adrance: '      ���������������*���������"���������" ������'* i    nonths, strictly in  Uur Job  Department- '������  Department is on" of t h-1,,IC Hsiiai.o Job  Printing offlces in West K *"> beat "Qiupped  Pared to execute nil klnrT" aotcnay, and is pro-  _.������������������������ "Tie al honeHt uric ' ot^VWntinK in Ural  "���������"ojobtoolargo-no'iot ,s ������n,u Vnt!0 t0>'1".'.  order* promptly attendr Josiiuill-fonis. Mai  ���������a yonrnextorder. & t0-   OIvo us a trial  To Correspondent*: .....  tare on any subject of "c uivito correspond-  public, and duMro a        Intercut to tho guncral  Sundent    in     overr rrllablo regular  corroa-  erelstoke.   In all '��������� locality     surrouuding  of the writer mustn *8eB "10 lj<"ia "<"������ name  Bot necessarily for ccompany manuscript, but  Tub Heicai.d hap       publication,  and independent n no smug on It:   it is a free  word, Jiper io every sense of tho  Addreai all com        '  REV        mnnicalions  ��������� cLSTOKE HERALD,  I,, / Revelstoke, B. C.  Wednesd  ay,  January   27,   1807  J  ITOJ3A EXTENSION  ftoia tho Calgary Ilornld)  /   i  jahng with what it is  the���������ill" /> '^or effect's sake, to call  Ten-it /oposed "niatilation" of the  talks rp'T163'   tne   Begiua    Leader  of u< /some sense and a great deal  That jnpense. With a toploftiness  ���������<0 . /the Leader never seems able  thF j>li{ike off it affects to believe  by it'the discussion of the question  n, /Nprth West papers called for  _ i serious notice until the Toronto  j .lolie    took    it    up.     Then   the  ���������ieailer took allt of alarm. Itbegau  *o/see visions of fat Government  firinting contracts fading away,  t'fears that the Globe's.advocacy  of Mr. Green way's plau implies  the 'Dominion Government's  '��������� favourable consideration. The  . .Globe's utterances, it has observed,  /nre generally in lino with the acts  ' and intentions of the Government.  Now what is the Leader's chief  argument against tho change?  It is practically: "Wo the people  of the Territories" don't want it.  ���������'We the people of the Territories,"  according to the editorial "we" ot  the-Leader, want one Provincial  Government for the whole  country, with Regina as its'head-  quarters. This presumptuous  claim ' the Leader bases on the  pronouncement of the Legislative  Assembly, at its last session. If  the. Western members of the  Assembly are in line with the  Leader's chum. Tub Herald for  one, does not hesitate to say that  they don't faithfully represent  their constituents. The assertion  cannot be successfully challenged  that the majority of the public  of Alberta and the ranching portion of West Assiniboia would  prefer either a separate provincial  establishment or union with  British Columbia, to being governed from Regina. With the  Xieader's remark that "not half a  ���������dozen autonomy faddists can today be found even in Calgary''  we can cheerfully agree. Of  "faddists" there are none, but  The Leader man would probably  have his eyes opened, if he ever  came to Calgary, the number of  intelligent and enlightened home  tnlers he would find.    The tact is   ���������arid���������it-ennnot���������l.)e-denied-^--tliat"  the whole North West under one  government would be too large  and Manitoba too .small.  The Winnipeg correspondence  of the; Province, Victoria, B.C.,  contains the following:  "The agitatiou in the Territories  for Provincial autonomy may produce an unexpected result. The  Globe pronounces against multiplication of provincial governments. Mr. Green way takes the  demand for provincial government and the condemnation of too  much legislative machinery and  ���������suggests a compromise. Give the  Territories provincial goverment  by adding to Manitoba's western  boundary. The scheme has much  to commend it and the Globe is  evidently ready to support Mr.  Greenway's suggestion. Concentrated aims would probably be  be more successful in Ottawa than  the petty claims ot several small  provinces."  The following excellent article  is from the Edmonton Bulletin :  "'A number of both Western and  E.istern papers are dismissing a  possible westerly extension of the  2Jrovince of Manitoba. There  wems to be a good deal to be said  in favour of the idea. The prairie  division of Canada extending from  the Lake of the Woods to the  Rocky 3Ionntains is too large to  be formed into only one.province:  ,nnd yet the smaller the number of  provinces the greater the economy  m government. Although there  i->. too much territory for one pro-  vine-" Lhere may not be more than  ������;_ough for two. As a matter of  fact the whole area has been  under two local legislatures for  the past twenty years, and as far  as can be seen there is no particular necessity for a greater number.  At the same time the Western or  Territorial division is so very  much larger than the eastern or  provincial division, if a permanent  arrangement is to be made noth-  lug would be more natural than  that the# size of the two permanent divisions should be somewhat  similar. Th1* first idea of restricting Manitoba to an area 100 miles  square was abandoned many  years age and her boundaries extended westward. There is therefore nothing new in tho idea of  their being extended still further  west.   There is practically no dif-  published   iu the Montreal  Both will be illustrated.  Star.  The mining boom is helping  everybody���������even the politicians.  Premier Hardy, of Ontario,  recogni/.es that "there is a tide in  tho affairs of men" and has decided  that the right time to take it is in  June. "Good times" is the best  possible argument to carry 'an  election and if Ontario's mining  boom holds out Mr. Hardy will  probably have no diflieulty in  carrying his.  The Winnipeg Commercial recently hail an article strongly  advising farmers not to go out of  hog raising. While wheat is dear  now there is no guarantee that it  ;.\yi!l_.remain so, and taking one  tiling with another there aro few  brauches of farming, especially in  the far West where freights  swallow up profits, that are safer  and more remunerative than converting cheap grain into good  meat.  THE TREATY  Of  Arbitration  its   Merits-  of   Senate  Relations  Will. be Considered on  -Such is the Disposition  Committee   on   Foreign  Washington. January 21. ��������� The  Senate committee on foreign relations  today had under consideration the  general arbitration convention between the United States and Great  Britain. A general disposition is  miinifesled to give the treaty a fair  and full consideration. The coinmiltec  wanted the fullest possible information and, having obtained this, it will  be disposed to take up and act upon  the treaty on its merits.  ISRAEL GETS WARM  ferenci) of interests betwoen tho  western part of Manitoba anil the  eastern part of the Territories  Tndeetltlioy are identical in every-  tiling except in local legislation.  There is no natural division or  distinction of any |kintl between  Manitoba anil tho adjoining portion of the Territories as there is  between tlie western and eastern  portions, of the Territories. Winnipeg is the natural commercial  capital , of all the wheat  growing area of the plains as fat-  west as Moose Jaw; The fertile  eastern and western parts of the  Territories are separated from  each other by the vast semi arid  grazing region, chiefly covered by  tho two local electoral districts of  Medicine lint and Battlel'ord.  This grazing area differs entirely  in  interests   from     the    eastern  wheat   growing area;   and the far  west   mixed   farming   country of  Northern Alberta, while it approximates   more  closely   to   the  conditions of  Manitoba  is so   far  detached  from it, and having  its  commercial      interests      tending  westward  rather than   eastward,  its   local alTaits can   no doubt   be  handled     to    better     advantage  under     a    separate  o legislature.  There is no good reason at present  npparent why the local control of  Central Canada should  be divided  between moro than two legislatures.    If there, are to be only two  their control should be divided as  evenly and as much according to  natural conditions as possible.  ���������This can be done by drawing the  dividing line due north and south  some distance west of Moose Jaw,  which would   give    the    eastern  agricultural  regions to Manitoba  and the western grazing and agricultural area to the new province  to    be    created.     Sometime the  development - of the   vast   north  country   might   call   for   further  sub-divisions   but for the present  ���������and   for all time as far as   East  and   West are   concerned��������� these  would be enough."  The Macleod Gazette  announces  its conversion to  The Heuald'h  policy in an article concluding as  follows:  "The    Globe     recognizes     the'  difficulty     of     interfering    with  existing institutions and anticipating  the  near approach of the  necessity for provincial institutions in the Territories, sounds  a warning against any unnecessary multiplication of provincial legislatures.   Its suggestion  with regard to the North West is  that  the   boundaiy of   Manitoba  should be extended'westwarrl.   To  include   the   whole    area   of   the  Territories  in    this   arrangement  would      make      Manitoba      too  unwieldy.   If that proposal meets  with the approval of the people of  the Territories, the question to be  decided     would     be,     how      far  westward should  the boundary of  Manitoba   bu   moved,   and    next  what  should   be   done   with   the  remainder.    Obviously one of two  things only could happen.    _ither  it would be erected into a separate  province, or be  taken into British  Columbia.  "These      are ,, practically     the  questions  whicli   are   now   being  discussed.    Shall the Territories as  a whole  be  incorporated into one  province with a single legislature:  or shall the boundary of Manitoba  be  extended  to include a portion  of   the    Territories   the   balance  being  marie ���������������������������   separate province:  or shall this  balance  be included  in     the      province     of      British  Go i uu bia~T h eseVe v c r a "nf itest io n"s~  should   receive   the   very  serious  consideration ot the people of th*  Territories   who   may   be   called    upon to  pronouncp upon   them in j _ .       T>       _   ���������,     .  the  very near  future.    A? a com-; Conservatives Have Re-Nominated Ben-  ponent   pare   of   cthe   Territories!        nett. the Recently Unseated Member  Alberta  ���������������������= ,to decide  which -Iipj        ���������Sure of Success  would     prefer,     one     Provincial I .  Government for  the Territori---. a !. /->"-'-' -������������������   January   20. - The Last,  ;?s'!i 'M issh ak_.S! :���������������'��������� vzxnxr-zstz  portion is taken into Manitoba, or  annexation' to   British   Columbia.  And Challenges Archbishop Langevin to  Run for the Commons  Montreal, January 22.���������Hon. Israel  Tartc, in his paper Lu Cultivateur.  has challenged Archbishop Langevin  to present himself as a candidate for  the Commons in St. Boniface constituency.  THREE MEN KILLED  In a Wreck  on  the   Ottawa.   Arnprior  and Parry Sound Railway  Ottawa, January 22.���������Jn a railroad  wreck un the Ottawa, Arnprior and  Parrv Sound Railway yesterday Chas.  Ilulchin������on. fireman; James Cassel-  iiinn, brakeinan, and W. Russell, who  was in charge of a store car, were instantly killed.  MANITOBA SCHOOLS  Says   That  no   Bishop  Approve  of the Present  Bishop Begin  Will Ever  Settlement  QUKUEC, January 10.���������Bishop Begin,  coadjutor to Cardinal Taschereau, has  issued a mandament condemnitig.the  Manitoba school settlement, which  was read in the Catholic Churches on  Sunday. The condemnation is direct  and in unmistakable terms.  "No Bishop wants or.approves of the  present settlement,'' he says, "and no  Bishop will ever approve of il.'"  In the letter, which is quite long,  Bishop Begin says another manda-  ment wi11_fol.lpw_Lhcpnesent-One._- --  EAST SIMC0E  As we saiU before, it it i-- a  qiie-tion of. leaving the boundaries  of Manitoba and British Columbia  as thev are, leaving theTerritorie"  to work out their own provincial  organisation, then we should  be in (favour of a single province.  If. however, the eastern portion of  the Territories is to gn ever to  Manitoba, then  we should  rather  i menib-r.   n-i   thi-ir   candidate   in   the  ! coming  bye-eb-r-Lion   for the House of  Commons.    Mis election is regarded as  ertain.  COLD AT QUEBEC  It   Registered   Twenty-Six    Eelow   on  Tuesday  Morning  Qt'iiniit,     January     19.���������Cold   was  extreme here today, 2<> deirrues  below  favour Alberta becoming a part of zero  being registered at 8 o'clock this  British Columbia. Probably the  lattpr would be preferable to any.  No doubt a. great deal can be-aid  in favour of annexation to British  Columbia, and we shall take  occasion to further_ discuss the  matter from  that point of view."  morning.  COWLEY   DiVURCE SUIT  William Morris, the late nnet.  was a socialist, but this did not  prevent him leaving the whole of  a considerable fortune to ln������ own  family. Theories are line inspirations for poems, tint business  is business.  The cintlfmanlv leader writer  of the Winnipeg Tribune refers to  a contemporary thusly :  "The Free Press which has  espoused the cause of the crooks, e.-irrl  sharper* and Innfers who seem to have  made such a heroic effort to steal the  elections in Manitoba, has a hard  time disguising its dirty occupation."  Two articles from the pen of  Lieutenanc Governor Mackintosh  are announced to appear, one in  lhe February issue of the Canadian Magazine;, "British America's  Golden Gateway to the Orient���������  Rosslnnd and Hie Kootoiuy  Mining Centres^; the second "Tho  Empire's Far Northern Outpost,"  dealing with the.establishment of  law and order in the great Yukon  country, the output of gcjld. and  the trade facilities offered, will be  Lord Aoerdeen's Valet Makes a Deposition���������Other Servants Give Evidence  Against the Earl.  ' London, January 20.���������The hearing  of the Countess of Cowley's divorce  suit, ag'iinst her husband. Earl Cowley,  was resumed today. Among the depositions was that of a vi'let named  Lane, in the employ of the L'.-irl of  Aberdeen, Governor-General of Canada, was read, several servintf testified to the Karl's intimncv with Mrs.  Charrington, the co-respondent i'l the  ease, after which the hearing was adjourned for a week.  HIS DUKLETS  FOR HUDSON'S BAY  DAVIES BUSV WITH   PREPARA-  ATIONS FOR EXPEDITION  A Number of Interesting Facts to be  Gathered���������Its Navigable Season  and Fisheries���������The Report Will_.be  Very Important to Western Canada  Ottawa, January ������2.��������� Hon. L, H.  Davies is a very busy man just now  making preparations for the expedition to Hudson's Bay next spring.  TticMinisterof Murine and Fisheries  is taking a personal interest in tho matter and seems determined that three  great questions with the Bay shall be  inquired into next summer and if  possible definitely settled. These are  as follows: First, the time of opening  of navigation in Hudson's Straits;  second, the time of closing of navigation; third, fishery resources of the  Bay. Incidentally other matters may  be inquired into, but the main object  of the expedition is the settlement of  the question as to the period during  which tho Straits is navigable, and  what is the extent and value of tho  fisheries.  JUST AS WE EXPECTED  HERCHMER   IS WHITEWASHED  AT OTTAWA  The Tryanny at the Calgary Barracks  Was Necessary "to Maintain Discipline" ForsoothI���������Too Many Married Men at Calgary  Ottawa, January 20.���������North West,  journals���������tho Caliiahy IIeualp in  particular���������have been expressing unbounded indignation at tho conduct of  Commissioner Lawrence W. Ilerch-  mor in regard to the Calgary police  investigation. They say his conduct  was brutish, and kick against men  being transferred. Inquiry by a Free  Press correspondent in the highest  quattcr elicits the information that  the steps were only taken to maintain  discipline, which had fallen too low.  In Sergeant Perry's case the investigation was made by a Superintendent  and not by the Commissioner, and the  transfer of men seems about the only  way the present order of things can  be reversed. There arc too many married men living out of barracks at  Calgary and some haye been transferred.'   ������ . ������  HOUSE OF LORDS  ADJOURNS ON ACCOUNT OF NO  BUSINESS  Dillon's Amendment on Relief to Irish  Husbandry is Defeated���������A Con"-  servativft Denies an Allegation-  Irish Members Kick  London, January 21.���������The House of  Commons tonight discussed John  Dillon's amendment calling upon the  Government to introduce comprehensive measures of the relief to Irish  husbandry.  Mr. Atkinson, Conservative for  North Londonderry, denied there was  any great decline in the prices of Irish  produce.  Billon and several other frish members insisted that everything was done  for .Knglish and nothing for Irish  fanners.  Dillon's amendment was finally defeated by a vote of ISO to 120.  Lonoo'n, January 22. ��������� When the  Ilouse of Lords met today Lord Salisbury said that there was no business  on the notice paper. He moved that  the House adjourn for a week. The  motion carried.     _.. ���������-  THE-CROWN  Is Said to Have Dreaded an   Exposure  of   Informer   Jones���������Hence    With-  . drawal   of    the   Charges   Against  Ivory  Dchlin. January ,21.���������Tho withdrawal of the charges against Ivory  in the Central Criminal Court of London is regarded as being due to the  Crown's dread of the exposure of  its informer Jones. Two witnesses left  on Saturday in order to testify for the  defence in regard to the sensational  overtures made by Jones the week before he appeared at the Bow street  police court lo testify against Ivory.  MEXICAN   CATHOLICS  The Church Is Ordered to Obey the  Laws and Give Its Support to President Diaz.  Montkiiv, Mex., January 21.���������Tho  reform laws of Mexico regulating and  restricting the Catholic Church of this  country, have always met with strong  opposition from this Church officials.  They must hereafter, however, lie  strictly obeyed, as Archbishop Aver-  ardi has issued written instructions' to  every Catholic: Church in Mexico to  that effect. He also calls upon the  Church to give President Diaz's Administration its support. Archbishop  Averardi came to Mexico .six months  ago direct from Rome, for the purpose  of investigating church affairs in Lhis  country.  [The above dispatch carries a special  significance from the fact that President Diaz in an influential Free Mason.  He has reached t.lie highest degree attainable in Masonry, namely, the .'Sril.  ���������fin. Heicalo.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  Of Marlborough Didn't Get Ensugh of  the "Free Coinage" from Vanderbilt  ���������He's Raising Money on   Property  I/jnijon. January 22.���������It has just  been h"iirtl Unit, the Duke of Marllmr-  ough whom everyone supposed M.id  the use of a good sized share of |,he.  Vanderbilt millions is raising money  on his property. The Duke parted  with considerable outlying property  on the borders of Oxfordshire and has  just, placed a new mortgage on another  portion of his estate.  Several   more   United States banks  closed their doors this week.       i;:  MKTIfOWHT       OHUKO'II   ���������   IlBvohtoko.  PrcachinK rorvlasa at II  a.m. and   7:.'!ri  p.m.     <";iai-������i   irioctlntr al    tho   clone  of    the  pRIMKYTEItlAJ*   CHURCH--Royols   "  i-     rtervico  ever/   Huntliij-  evnrilnic   at   7:3-'i  p.m      ISibc OIihs  in   -_:i'j   p.m.,   to  which  ,.!! u i-n. u/���������!,>r>,rti>.  hll arc wel'ioine.  M. OKni>r;J. IS. A.. Mlialonary.  T-TOLY TKIN-ITY CHURCH-KcveI������tofec.  J--1 J'reaehliis? aerviciH every Hunday a,  II a.m. and 7:.'Wp.m.  '!" REV. F. YOI-LAND, Rector.  IJOMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH-Revel-  ���������SJ.oko-      'MasB   c*'"T   Sunday   mornine  at 10:30 a.m. ...  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.    '  TURKEY AND THE POWERS  THE SULTAN  RESENTS ANY  INTERFERENCE  In Turkish Affairs by European Powers  ���������Salisbury Says Reforms Must Be  Adopted or the Turkish Empire Is  Doomed.  London, January 20.���������A Constantinople despatch to the Daily Mail says  the Sultan firmly resists European  control of Turkey's financs and administration. The despatch also says  Russia is secretly treating to obtain  the use of a port in the Black sea.  In his speech in the House of Lords  today Salisbury said that the powers  were doing their utmost to bring  about remedies by which the Sultan's  empire might be saved. They generally agree that if the massacres continued pressure would have to be  applied. It was the Premier's own  conviction unless some very essential  reforms were adopted the doom of the  Turkish Empire could not be much  longer postponed.  RELIEF FOR INDIA  BOSTONIANS TO SEND A SUPPLY  OF CORN  They Can Buy it at Ten Cents a Bushel  and Can Raise $14,000���������Will Keep  200,000     People   From    Starvation  Boston, January 21.���������A. movement  is being started inBoston to send corn  to the starving people in India. There  is now an immense supply of grain  on hand in this country and it  can be boughL in the west at 10 cents  a bushel. It is estimated that a relief  fund of $1-1,000 ought to be obtained  right here without help from any  other part, of the country. This would  keep 200,000 persons from starvation.  LAURIER AND THE BISHOPS  There   Will   Be    Exciting   Times   In  Quebec���������The Globe Reads a Lecture  Some of the Globe's recent articles  on church interference, in politics recall the sturdy spirit of the late George  Brown. One of its articles last week  accuses the Quebec Bishops of breaking the spirit of the law, of menacing  free institutions, and of being advocates of the methods of Spain, and  concludes by saying:  "The announcement that a mande-  menL condemning the settlement; of  the Manitoba school question is to he  read in Quebec next Sunday raises all  those questions, and raises also the  question of the right of the Quebec  Bishops to interfere in tho concerns of  a-Province thousands of miles away.  -No. privilege of the Catholic Church  ;orof the Catholic people in Quebec is  affected in any way. The mandement  of the Quebec Bishops can be made  elfective only by bringing pressure to  bear upon the Parliameutand Government of Canada, who, in turn, are expected to devote their time and energy  to the task of forcing a separate school  system upon thej people of Manitoba.  We say t.hattbal demand will be  resisted, anil not only so, but if the  Bishops insist upon forcing the attention of the whole people of Canada  upon the special privileges of-their  Church they will have ' themselves to  blame for the injury that the Church  may sustain,"  "SUUT UP."  The Montreal Gazette interprets  what it ironically calls the conciliatory attitude of tho Liberal parly towards those who favour sepaiate  schools for Roman Catholics, thus:  Liberals���������We abolished your separate schools in Mauitoba.  Bishops���������Yes.  Liberals���������We refused lo restore  tbem-lo-youror to-lcfc~tlie���������Conserva-"  tives restore them.  Bishops���������Yes.  Liberals���������Then shut up, or we'll do  something worse to you.  TAItTK IN OUEriEC.  A. Montreal correspondent says il is  slated there thai Tarte is not "nearly  so ill as was repoited. but is making  use of this as a pretext to relinquish  his portfolio as minister of public  works, and that he will become loader  nf the Quebec! Liberals. Marchancl, the  the present leader, it is staled will be  made a senator. Boausoieil and Pre-  fontaine are mentioned for Tarte's  nosilinn in the cabinet.  Extrnot8fro_Jtining_awaotI3riti3h Columbia!  1. Any person over 13 years of ago or any  joint Block company, or forcitjn company, cn.11  obtain a frco niiner'n certificato, for oue or  moro years, paying a fco of 85.00 for each year.  2. A freo niir.er oiin^nt any time obtain a  certiUcate commencing to run at tho expiration  of his then existing certificate, by paying the  regular fco and producing such existing  cortillcato.  3. A frco miner'd eorliftcato ia not transferable.  i. Any person or joint stock company,  mininir or working on a mineral umiin  without having tuken out a frco mincr'u  certillcato in liable to pay a penalty not  exceeding ?2o, and costs.  li. No person, or joint stock company,  can hold any right or interest to or in any  mineral claim, unless ho or it shall liavo a freo  miner's certillcato unexpired.  Should any co-owner fail to keep up hiH frco  mincr'rtccrtilicatc, his Interest becomes vested  In his co-owners.  A shareholder in njointstock company need  not bo a free minor.  0. A frco minor, during the continuanen of  his certificate, but no longer, has the right to  enter, locate, prospect and initio upon any  wantc lands of tho Crown, for all minerals  other than coul.  7. A frco minor may hold not more than one  mineral claim on lhe same vein or lode,  ercf.pt by purchase.  8. A freo minor may kill game for his own  use whllo prospecting or mlinnir.  9. A freo miner shall have all the rights and  privilf-gcs granted to free miners by the  -Placer Mining Act."  IO A frco minor's Interest in hi* mineral  claim���������save as to cla-'ms held as real estate--  \i a chattel interest.  LOCATING   Mt.VEItAI. CLAIMS.  1. A mineral claim mint not exceed 1..3W  feat in length by 1,500 feet In breadth.  2. AH angles must be right angles.  3. Tho claim must bo markod by two legal  postB. numbered 1 and 2, pieced as ncaily  as possible on the lino of thel lode or  vein, and not more than 1.500 foet apart.  4. A legal post, marked '"Discovery Post"  must also bo placed orij the lode where It wa  discovered. ' %  5. Tho line from 1 to 2 must be distinctly  marked by blazing trees, cutting underbrush,  or planting posts.  6. Locations made on Sunday, or any pabllc  holiday, arc not for that reason invalid.  pEr*V0US DYSPEPSIA  Symptoms: Confusion of thought,  loss of memory, frontal headache,  pain in back part of the head  resembling pressure, pain in the eye  balls and around the eyes, sometimes pain in upper part of the  neclc or extending down tho spino  between the shoulders, pain in  spine, back of stomach or beneath  shoulder blades, palpitation of tho  heart, neuralgia.cold feet and hands,  pain in some cases in or near tho  heart, irritability of temper, great  nervousness, fidgets, over-sensitiveness, melancholy, tendency to  insanity, stomach cough; dizziness  especially on stooping over and  suddenly rising, appearance of dark  or bright spots before the eyes  especially upon stooping, unnatural  drowsinesss after meals, sleeplessness at night, languor in morning,  feeling best in afternoon or evening.  Nervous Dyspepsia is the real  trouble with so many people who  imagine they have nervous pros---  tration, and ascribe their trouble to  every form of nervous weakness  except tho right one, which is the  stomach.  This is largely duo to the fact  that in Nervous Dyspasia there is  no pain in stomach and in fact  there.is seldom much if any complaint about the digestion. Therefore the stomach is the last thing  thought of, and people go on for  years taking nerve -tonics," compound blood medicines, tonics and  sarsaparilla, when the best tonic in  tho world, the only true blood purifier, is well digested food. All  nervously nlllicted persons should  remember that perfect digestion is  the only foundation for perfect  health. The food we eat makes all  the blood wo have, which in turn  feeds every ^nervo, muscle and  tissue in the body. .'  Many nervous dyspeptics .are  thus surprised after regularly using  Sinn's Kife'  that when their digestion becomes  better their nerves do also, but  there is no occasion for surprise, a  sound digestion makes sound nerves  arid' strong muscles and nature  recognizes no other cure for  nervous debility except that which  follows a good' appetite , and  wholesome food well digested.   .  Tonio3 and blood medicines  stimulate, we feel'better for a time  after having used them, but all  such unnatural stimulation must  ever be followed by corresponding  depr.ession.^_.2Srer_vous���������.Dyspepsia-  and Nervous Prostration are one  and the same disease, and they aie  curable in one and the same way  by the systematic, regular use of  SIMPSON'S" KIDNEY, PILLS  after meals, whereby nature is  assisted in thoroughly digesting  good food, thus creating an appetite   for more.  In Nervous Dyspepsia and nervous weakness of every kind, the  way to cure it is to eat plenty  of wholesome food and take  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS  as directed to digest, it and  nourisli the system until the weak  stomach can do it without  assistance.  In Nervous Dyspepsia Simpson's  Pills should be taken after meals  and the beneficial effects will ' soon  be manifested in increased appetite,  flesh and sound nerves, c The Pills  digest the food and increase the  flow of gastric juice and act  beneficially upon the walls and  nerves  of the stomach.  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS  still lead and the sale is steadily  increasing.  Have you used any yet ?  If not it might be as well to use  a few.     Price 50c a box.  50e pep Box, 6 for $2.50  SObD BY  .G.TEMPLETOW  CALGARY. A  CHARCOAL GUILTY  Of the Murder of Sergeant  Wilde  and  ���������    He Is to Hang on March Sixteenth  Macleod, January 20���������The trial of  Charcoal for the murder of Sergeant  Wilde :was completed al midnight.  The jiulgu charged very strongly  against the piisoner and tho jury  brought in a verdicl of guilly. This  morning he was sentenced to he hung  on March Kith.  Two of the most iiitercsUng wil-  , nesses at the trial of Charcoal at Mauled wer'i Little Pine, a brother-in-law  of Charcoal, and Charles Holloway,  police interpreter.  Little Pine, examined, said: "I am  a brother of Pretty Wolverine, Charcoal's wife. On the night of October  12th Charcoal came to my camp and  said he was in trouble; he said he  killed Medicine Pipe Crane: he found  him scuffling with his wife and went  clown to the agency that night to kill  Wilson but did not see him; he came  back and shot McNeill through the  window. He was going to run away.  Did not see Charcoal again until  arrested."  Charles Holloway. examined, said:  "I am a police interpreter at Pi'ncher  Creek and went in pursuit of Charcoal  on the 10th of November with Sergeant Wilde, Constable Ambrose,  Many Tail Feathers, The Sword and  two other Indians. Constable Ambrose went south to warn the Kootenay police. After riding 20 miles we  saw Charcoal -100 yards ahead and  Sergeant Wilde gave orders to run no  chances, not lo go nearer than i>0  yards: to tell him to halt and that if  be didn't to shoot him. I and The  Sword gained on Charcoal and when  about 150 yards from him 1 called on  him to stop. He shouted back to come  on. I anil The Sword jumped olf our  horses: I snapped my sun twice, but it  would not go oil": The Sword fired with  his revolver and Tail Feathers also  fired. After riding about a mile and a  half our horses played out. Sergeant  Wilde rode past us and rode up within  six or eight feet from Charcoal. I then  saw Charcoal pull bis horse to the left  and pull his-gun'nut of his belt and  shoot at Sergeant Wilde, who fell back  on his horse but,-;did not fall to the  ground for some 20 feet. Charcoal  rode on. but looking round he paw-  Wilde in the act of falling. - He then  lode back, jumped olf his horse and  walking up to Wilde shot him again.  Ue took Wilde's gun and horse, and  started off: When he shot Wilde 1  saw Jc hn "Brat-ton ahou1", uO yards from  Wilde and Charcoal; I was about 150  yards away; Bratton offered his horse  to Tail Feathers, but the horse' would  not let him mount him:. Brntlon then  caught Charcoal's horse and T lil  Feathers mounted it and pursued  Charcoal. I remained, put tlie body  of Wilde sitting on a horse's back anil,  mounting behind it, brought the body  to the nearest house, seven miles  away. -1 identify the saddle in'court  as Wilde's saddle."'  Cross-examined, witness said that  when he saw Charcoal first he shouted  to   him,   "go it, old boy. we have got  j ou now."  *���������   If Hugh John Macdonald has lhe  slayingqualitiesof his dad his Irouhlrs  in Winnmeg will cause him to put up  a harder fight than ever when lhe bye  election  comes on.���������Qttawar<"Journal.  EAST KOOTENAY  THIS SECTION TO BOOM NEXT  SEASON  James Warder Looks up  the  Prospects  for Next Summer���������Big Tie Contract  for the C. P. R.-  ���������Mining Ncws-  -Left For England  -Annexation to B.C.  Goujkn, January 20.���������li. W. Burley  is in lown engaged in making his  annual audit mi behalf of two'large  local airpuralin:is. lie wil. likely bo  engaged at least two months.  .lames _\ Wurdner, who is at. the  head of tho syii'lii-al.u Unit, purchased  the balance of lliti Itossland lownsiic  aud who is a well known mining man  iu the western .sLai.es and British Columbia, paid this lown a flying visit,  last week. He speaks highly of Last  Kootenay and gave il to be understood  that next summer he and bis friends  would bo lountl operating in lhe district.  The Golden Lumber Company have  closed a $.jO.UOO contract with tlie C. P.  It. for railway ties. ��������� A new portable  saw mill is already in operation on  their limits and 1,200 lies per day are  being turned out at this mill alone.  In addition lo this two other camps  are engaged in gelling out bill timber  and ties for Hie summer contracts.  The company Iiavo 175 men on the  pay roll and already have 33 lo;ui'ed  cars of .ties on the siding delivered to  the C. P. R. Tho genial "Mike" is iu  charge and therefore it is needless to  say that the work goes ahead with a  swing.  Messrs W. G. and Ernest Mitcholl-  liuies left a few days ago for the old  country, carrying with them many  fine samples of ore taken from the  various claims bonded by them this  fall and siluate on Badger Creek .and  in adjoining localities. They are  expected to return in March to resume  the placer mining operations carried  on by them so successfully on Canyon  Creek during the past summer.  Capitalists at the coast and in the  east are already making enquiries  alter mining properties in this vicinity  and many promising properties are  being quietly picked up with a view to  developing the same next year. Several claims at Otter Tail and on Jubilee  Mountain have been  bonded anil >;ire  even now being developed. More par  liculars later on.  The Bald Mountain Mining Co.,  which is a Calgaiy corporation,recently let a contract for 110 feet of additional tunnelling and the work is now  being proceeded with. The company  has ten claims cm Bald Mountain near  Donald all of which are most promising.  Several development Companies arc  completing arrant'omenls Lo operate  in Kasl Kootenay this year and there  can be no question as to their success  il" properly managed. Experts have  repeatedly nronouncecl the district as  rich as any in IJ.O. and in the last issue  of the British UolumbiaMining Jtccoul  the dislrii-1 is referred to us as ���������'that,  wondfously rich district." Such fabulous prices arc- asked for mining properties in West Kootenay that ildous  not offer the same opportunities to u  development company to make money  as decs Basl Kootenay. The year 1HH7  will certainly he a year of great development iu liast Kootenay, and undoubtedly Calgary people must feel an  especial interest in the early openini;  u)) ol this district, because if Calgary  is ever to become a distributing centre  lor any portion of British Columbia il,  must become such with regard lo Hast  Kouieu.'iy and not necessarily Wesl  Kootenay. The fact, ot the matter hi  that Alberta ought to be a part of this  province and Manitoba should bu  allowed lo take the Assiniboias anil  Saskatchewan and thus dispose of Mr.  James Reilly's pet scheme.  "UNO."  HONOURS TO BE BESTOWED  On Numerous Persons on Her Majesty's  Sixtieth Accession Anniversary  London, January 20.���������Tu addition to  the fetes and other celebrations which  are to be held to commemorate the  sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty's  accession to the throne many honours  and titles tire to be bestowed, and  a number of these will goto Canada  It is understood the Mayors of the  chief cities are to be among the  recipients of these favours. The Lord  Mayor of London will probably give  a great banquet in Mansion House to  which many of the representatives of  the colonies are invited.  IVORY RELEASED  The Supposed   Dynamiter   Found   Not  Guilty and  Is Let Out  London, January 20.���������Ivory was  released today. The Queen's Counsel  said the evidence was not .sufiieiont lo  warrant theni in asking for a conviction. Great surprise was expressed  when the judge inslruclod the jury  to acquit the prisoner. The jury 10-  turned a verdicl of not guilty accordingly.  THE IBEX OF SLOCAN  Winnipeg Commercial  The above mining company has  placed a portion of its stock" upon  tho market.  The Ibex is one of the rich silver  claims of Lhe Slocan district of West  Ivoolenay and acLual tests of its surface, ore yielded from SO to DO ounces  lo the ton. The mine is in a partially  developed state, and the construction  of less than three miles of a wagon  road will allow and enable the managers to hmd'ore to a shipping point  on the C. P. It. branch line, all of  which can be accomplished at a cost  of about $3000.  The Tbex has a directorate of good  men, and our Winnipeg townsman, Mr. Frederick Steele, of Steele it  Co.,is one of the promoters.  One special future of the Ibex is,  that its stock is being sold at par onlv,  namely^nc a share, Lhe capital stock  being 1,200,000 shin es of 25c each. At  present only 300,000 shares are being  offered, and-the proceeds of this the  directors believe will be sufficient to  carry on operations to a dividend paying point.  In the Ibex as in till mining ventures  there is the usual uncertainty mixed  up with big prospect of" profit.  There is no uncertainty, however,  about the character and intentions of  the promoters. '- *>  The nerchant's Hotel  lllecillewaet, B.C.  This hotel has just bien renovated throughout, aud is now  first-class in every respect. Good accommodation. Best  "Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  Peterson & Lappan, Proprietors  Columbia House  Tho Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  Best Accomodation.  St. Leon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrow  Lake, run in connection.  Rates $1.00 Per Day.     ������    Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors, Revels  Misprints are -.not a thing for  xughler as a rule. Too. often they  make us sad. But il must have been  the very printer's devil which has  caused a contemporary to represent a  very worthy advocate of the cause of  female suffrage as . exhorting her  hearers to "maintain their lights."  The Best Hotel in  Revelstoke is the  **  O. Edwards, Pro-  Wholesale dealeis in  Iqes, Spirits ar|d  Agents for J. W. Karri Co.'s  Pianos, aud tlie Gould Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated   Bicycles.  Revelstoke, British Columbia.  The  ������������������iMIft  Revelstoke  Semi-  Weekly  ������ ��������� ������  500 GCpieS each issue, giving  u circulation of- 1000 weekly.  An ad in THE HERALD will reach the  people of West Kootenay.  Latest telegraphic news from all points  up to the point of issue.  Subscription. $2.00 a Year  '"" Invariably in Hduanea, .  Out* Job Department  is well equipped. We  print everything, and do it in first class style  as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.      Give us a trial job. ���������     :  Speeial Attention to CTiHIU ORDERS  JOHNSON  &  PETTIPIECE,  Revelstoke, B.C.  Proprietors  and.  Publishers.  ������'������������^"*���������^^^*s*"*������^^  m  or in  The fast growing centre of NORTH KOOTENAY  o.  The centre of the LARDEAU MINES  BUY LOTS AT ONCE  /-*.-������  If you intend to purchase as your field of choice diminishes daily  For Lots Apply "|"  Sole Agent ���������WHHS  asm  %A  ${ tvth\o\\t !|fcralil  llKVKl.s-roK-E,   U. O., .lauuary  27,  1S07.  Musks for the ball at Coursicr's.  issortniont    of    masks  LOQAL AHD  GENERAL   MEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke.  Mr. C. 15. McLean is building a work  shop.  Mr. AV. M. Brown went south on  Monday.  A resident 'dentist would'do well in  'Revelstoke.  panada's gold production in 1S90 is  estimated at $:'.,750,000.  Typhoid fever is prevalent in some  parts of Southern ICoolenay.  The front is being finished on tlie  McCarty block, on Kail way St.  A letter nn the subject of incorporations is held over till next.Saturday's  issue.  Tiiii'IlKiiAr.n runs no  keep up appearances or  matter.  'dead" ads. to  is "filling-np"  Mr. J. D. Sibbald. general merchant,  is in the Lower country, on business,  this week.  A new and heavier snow plough is  being built for the town by J. Mc-  Mabon, blacksmith.  The pay car gladdened the hearts of  Revelstoke C.P.R. employees on Monday nflcrnouu last.  ��������� - * A No. S cook stove (only two  months in use) for sale cheap. Apply  al UekaMj oflicu.  ���������./-  T). Munrow, plumber and pipc-flttc������i-,  hat. been laid up since Sunday -with  a  severe attack of la grippe.  Considerable activity, for this time  ' of:the year, prevails in the great Trout  Lake mining district, just southeast Of  here.  .The foundation limber  for   Messrs.  II nine cV Co.'s large new warehouse   is  /, being laid on tlie ground  by    Mr. W.  '"' Fleming.1- ������������������'  Chns. Field, of the Senate hotel,  leaves today, on a business trip to  Pilot Bay, via Robson and Nelson and  will return in the course of a''week by  way,of Ivaslo and Sandon. ' '-  .,'JIr, P..Arena. the father of Arrow.  Head and proprietor of the hotel at  Rosenheim, was in town yesterday,  and made /L'iiJS-'-IIi���������(A_d a pleasant  call. " ������  Miss. J. McCarthy, of Regina, is  visiting her 'lirolher, D. McCarthy,  here for a week, when she will leave  for San Francisco in search of. better  health.      ���������  The regular semi-monthly meeting  of the Revelstoke L.O.L. No. IGol.-will  be held  in  the. Oddfellow's   liall. this  * Large assortniont of masks al  Coursier's.  * Tun 11khai.ii will be kepi for sale  at Clias. ,1. Aniun's bookstore, or I������\ li.  Wells' gents' l'lirnishiugs store���������post  office.  G. S.. ,Ta(|iiith, representing AVar-  wick Bros, and Rutter of Toronto,  passed through here on Monday last  enroulu to the Lower country.  P. Bowon was the recipient' of a  jolly party on Monday night. "Music,  songs, etc., being the attraction.  Both ladies and gentlemen, young and  old, thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  H'Before deciding on the location ot  your new house, weigh well the respective merits of the upper and lower  towns as places of residence. Consider  that lots in the. upper lown cost eight  times as ninc-b as those in the lower.  C. 10. SUA W" has lots in both towns  for sale; some'special snaps in lower  town lots.   Give him'a call.  The. Arm is frozen over and mail  into the Trout Lake and Lardeau  districts are now transported by pack-  train. C'.pt. Gore and party enjoyed  themselves.skating yesterday, the ice  being in prime, condition for the exhilarating 'sport.  A 1-1 KRAT.n representative will shortly leave here on a "general rustling"  trip 'throughout the Lower country.  Upon his return" he'will visit Kamloops  and cither places west or here. And  as soon as possible make a personal  tour through the Trout Lake, Lardeau  and Big Bund mining districts.  The revival services in connection  with the Methodist church which  have been held nightly for the past  two weeks, are still in progress in the  church each evening of this week,  commencing nt 7������!0 o'clock.- Tho interest taken in these meetings is extending as is evidenced by the large  turn out of citizens each evening.  Cold'Weather this lust, few days:  between 5 and 15 below zero.  AVuteh Till! IIukai.I) bulletin board  for condensed telegraphic'  dispatches.  An assay of -IJ50 ozs. in silver is the  result of the new strike on the Broadview.  A half interest in the Artist, owned  by Alex Gainer has been sold to F, L.  Lei in in.  Mr. C. Edwards, of the Victoria,  and Mr. _. Kilpatrick, bridge superintendent, are laid up with la grippe.  Monday's west-bound express was  cancelled. Some, trouble on the  prairie.  I    .1.  Roy-broke si small  bono  in his  14  ffl  $L&������T rS^Tir' ir3 "bps-  ^DV<_73������acrasnn  TRfttL,  evening (Wednesday) at S-.30.  ing brethern cordially invited.  n>  Some of the C.P.R. workmen at  Donald have already purchased lots  here, with a view to building next  season, when they expect the shops  will be transferred to Revelstoke.  Revelst.oko's eentralily almost, demands tho main work shops to be situated here, and we trust (ho day is  not far distant when-IK) more of the  jolly C.P.R. boys will "dwell with us."  ���������"Whiil- might have resulted in a dis-  asteyons five occurred last Saturday  night at" tho "Victoria" hotel. The  cold air pipes into the furnace became  stopped up, and the over-heating resulted in the first floor catching fire,  and.had it-not been for the timely  arrival of Clarence Marsh upiTii the  scene, the result would no doubt have  been-serious, as a .strong cold wind  was blowing from the north west.  Afl.er*ho alarm'wan given plenty of  help arrived and the Ilanies were soon  extinguished. A'ery little damage  was done.  ankle at the Victoria rink last night  while learning to skate. Dr. 'M.c-  Kei-hnie is allending.  Splendid road to the station again.  Mr. Abrahamsou was hard at work  yesterday.  Eight lots were sold in Ferguson  this week, six to Calgary parties and  two to Revelstoke men.  2ih: Smith, living in the upper  portion of H. Lnughe.cd's house, who  has been very ill for'some time, is  slowly recovering.  Dr. .Sutherland and Sandy McRue  brought an /insane man, named Fnr-  noss, from Laiirio on last night's express, who is now under ."commitment  here.  A lead of IS inches of high grade  galena ore, similar to that on the Sunshine, one of the Silver Cup group,  owned by the Horne-Payne Co., was  discovered last week.  Mr. 0. Mc-Blligrott, of the Ottawa  House, Kganville. Out., arrived in  town from tlie' oast cm Saturday and  registered at the Columbia House.  Mr. McKlligrell expressed hiinsoll\as  highly pleased with the growing; importance and beauties of Revelsloke.  He went south on Mtniday's train.  F. B. WELLS  (SUCL'KSSOll TO OlLKEll it WKM.8.)  '      POST  OPFIO*E   STORE.  Gent's Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobacco,  Small Sundries, Etc.. Etc.  _^"H3"V"H3__.STO"K:"H],  33. O-  | lMrs. Northey ; is   suffering   from   a  very bad cold or la grippe.  * For investment, saving or borrowing. The licpaitabio Loan and Building  Society, of Toronto, offers splendid  opportunities. For particulars apply  lo Sibbald Ac Pease.  products. AA'halever might have been  the position a few years ago, the advance in mining made during the last  two years has made a most important  change in the situation, and the possibility of mining machinery being profitably manufactured in Canada has  The Standard Oil Co. bonded several I passed out of the range of   specula! ion  The Mail contained ,  just   leading   article  protesting against ihe Provincial  very  in  its  fair and  ast issr.o.  rov-  ernmonfc giving strictly local legal  advertising lo comparatively outsiue  papers. AA'o have no doubt but our  friend/ Mr; J. M: Kellie, M.P.P.. will  look into this matter and make right  lhe injustice to both the people and  local publishers.  No fewer than twelve vail way charters! are being applied for at this  winter's session of the British Columbian Legislature. The proposed railways arc: designed chiefly for the. opening up of gold and other mineral  reirions. 'and are projected over the  northern part of the province, as well  as'the southern, and one of them is  intended., to. tap the Upper Yukon  valley, where placer mining, has been  conducted on a considerable scale for  several years.  Vol. 1. No; 1 of The Canadian Miner,  the iirst mining journal printed in  Toronto, is just to hand. It is produced in magazine form, and is clearly  priiited and well , edited. Success lo  the mining interests in Ontario.  Have you a .mineral' claim? Have  you struck it rich? Have you anything to.sell ? Arc you going to, or  have you done anything of public interest ? ... If so,let us know; we will  appreciate it.  A little, excitement is leaking out  over a proposition, (in which the par-j  ties think the}" have struck it rich)  being found or. the mountain just  north of us. only some thi;eodr four  miles out of town. AVe hope to give  the particulars in our next issue.  Mrs: C. N. Nellis, daughter of the  deceased -Mrs. T. Richardson, is very  ill, and is being cared for at the residence; of Mr..C. H. Temple, by friend?  and physicians. AVe wish her speedy  recovery.  " Peace   and   quietness    doth    now  prevail"' in   the  C.P.R.   workshops at  this-piae'e���������1On-lTiii;i;ii'y-l:,tM.h.--,7-Ct-rn7i���������Rpfprrmg-hvTinromirninir:iticin-\yhieb  p.-iiiy   decided, (as   they   should   have j nj,p,.a,vri \u our ]:li.t i5Suc, a citizen or  done long ago,) to pay their employees' this   town   remarked   yesterday   ton  in the workshop by the   day. and  pav ji Hekai.o man, " It does seem  strange  overtime, instead of so much a  month j that,   the   Provincial  government can  and no overtime -a������ heretofore.    This ��������� ]E.Vy taxes upon property they can not  standard system now prevailSj.-ill   over ; ^Jvr a clear   title   to."     We   leave the  the line, and is , a   good   move on the , Snl,j..rt   with   those   ni'nt  interested,  part of the Company.    The Pinploveft".! j���������n a portion of th- town.-ute of Revel-  j deserved tlie change and  earn  the in-! <;nU.<: is certainly in   a   very   peculiar  lot-eased   w_ges.   while   th������   Company i situat'ou, tl situation which  rannot he  deserve rri'ilii. for alighting  V>^-  gross j remedied   too   soon   for     the   town's  injustice. v: 'j welfare.    AVe would be pleased Lo hear  _���������     ,.,       ,      ,       ...   .        ,, ...       ; more on this important Mibjocl.  The Rr-ve!stoke   Mining   Co.. Willi   a! ' J  capital of ijjoO.O'K). is a newly formed j The. plans and specification-, ;'re now  company in England to take over the I lining drawn for the large new three-  assets of the old Revelsl.ok'e Sun-ltiuir ��������� .itoivy hotel at the St. Leon Hot  Co. of this place. This being th������ case I Springs, lo b<: erected by Abe proprie-  we may look forward to  new Interest I tor of this well-known .Mtimii-r resort.  claims last week on Canyon Creek, on  the south end of the west side of Trout  Lake. 11 is'ii working bond and opera-  lions will be commenced within a few  weeks, particulars of which will appear  later.        -=-'.  Party No. 51, of the ICickapoo Medicine: Co., contemplates visiting Revelstoke about Feb.-J7 for a week's stay.  They carry a, Vaudeville show of five  people and give three free and three  pay shows each week.  Mr. Cory Menhenick, of Lardeau  City, ex-proprietor of the Lardeau  Hotel and mining recorder, returned  here, from a trip south on Sunday last,  returning home on Monday. He expressed himself as being thoroughly  satisfied with the prospects -of the  Slocan and thinks there has been no  exaggeration of its wondrous wealth.  "Hut," Mr. Menhenick says, "Tho Lardeau country is more acccssablc and  much cheaper transportation can be  procured, as soon as the time comes���������  which 1 believe will only be next  summer." He says further : "I have  been in tho Lirdeau for four years,and  I'm going to stay by it, for I think it  is one of the richest districts in British  Columbia."  Mining Machinery.  The    News-Advertiser,  of a recent  d ate, has the following to say on  this  important cpiestion:  "Referring to our  remarks on   Tiies  'l day last, in regard to  the question  of  remitting the duty on mining machin-  and   already   become   an   established  fact.   ���������  II is to be hoped, therefore, that any  attempt to lower or abolish the duties  on such 'machinery will not be successful, and that, Canadian factories where  it is made may increase in numbers'  and importance as rapidly as does the  industry, the. requirements of which  are the source of .their business."  SUBSCRIBE  F0R  "THE HERALD"  The  Only Semi-Weekly Newspaper  Between Winnipeg and   the Coast.  ONLY  $2. PER YEAR.  W. B. McKECHNIE,  (M. U.,'M. D. CM.)  PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,  Okkicr in It. Samson's house, (next Prosby-  trriiui ehurcli.) Calls by telephone or ci 1i:k���������[>1i  promptly attended to. Ollluo hours: U:3U to  11 a. in., 1:1)0 to 4 and 7 to 8 )). in.  Revelstoke.  B.   C.  ss  A man always looks his best;  more especially if the SUIT is  well made. AVe guarantee this,  and at the lowest price. Call iu  and inspect our Goods. A full  and complete range of cloths lo  choose from���������Finest workmanship. Our ''complete stock of  *���������' CENTS'SUITINGS is strictly up-  to-date. l  R. S. Wilson.  ARE YOU GOING  TO BUILD THIS SEASON ?  If so you should consult L. A. FRITZ, '  Practical  Builder,  and  have a talk  Over what it is going to cost you.  Estimates Furnished FreeTsa  All repairing mid new work promptly attended lc, and the very, best  .workmanship' guaranteed.       ~  A supply of Hard AVoods kept, in stock  Also other odds and ends which  are useful in our line of  business.  L. A. Fretz, Revelstoke Station.  cCARTY  being taken in the old delinquent Co.'s  townsile. situated along the river side.  As may be seen by maps in T. L.  llaig's ofliee a large number of the  lots in this townsit.e are already sold  and being built upon. With the  revival of business and prosperity  hero this spring we expect to see  things fairly "hum," real estate transfers included.  Mr. W. M. Brown. Il is lo b" furnished with waterworks, by pip-s being  laid from a spring up tin: mountain  side, bringing the water down. It will  have all the modern appliances of the  average city hotel. Mr. Brown is  devoting a great deal of his time to  this beautiful summer re :ort and we  expert to see many touri.-.ts and health  seekers visiting then: next summer.  cry imported from abroad, we reprint"  elsewhere some comments .',' by the  Toronto ���������'World-' on the same subject.  Not only as our contemporary states,  are ."American.manufacturers of mining 'machinery investigating local  conditions with a view of establishing  factories here, and thus avoiding the  duty they, now pay on 'machinery  brought in from the United States,"  but some of them have already made  .arrangements', for the manufacture  of such machinery in Canada, either  by the establishment of branch works,  or by arranging with Canadian manufacturers of machinery to make the  American under--a royally to the  patentees.  There is no doubt, if Canada's interests in this matter aro properly protected by the government, that the  development of the mines of Ontario  and British Columbia will bo the mean's  of slarting another and a most, important addition to the list of Canadian industries, giving employment lo  large numbers of our people and increasing" the "home    market   for   our  SLEEP AND SLUMBER  Wliilo being shuvul at .,  JOE JOE'S SHAVING PARLOR  Hnlr .Tonics of all kinds on hand. Seafonmlng  and ShnnipooinK aupeeialty. All brunches of  the tonsoriul art executed v/itb ambidextrous  dexterity.   Until rooms in connection.  TOBACCOS, CIGARS,  and CIGARETTES.  FRUITS    AND   CONFECTIONERY  J.Morgan, Main St., Revelstoke.  One door cast Columbia Hotel.  There is no  For Good  9  About it!  Bread, Cakes  Confectionery, Etc., Etc.  THE REVELSTOKE BAKERY  IS THE PLACE TO BUY.  N  ~ ="���������Wholesale^���������"--:~���������^-=������������������  and Retail  ; BUTCHER  DIjAMSH  IN  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack, Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station,        ���������   ���������       B.C.  Any One  Requiring Wood  Can Buy it Cheaper from.  A.  SMITH"  ., Baker  and Confectioner.  'Ttevelstokc Station, B.C.  Than you can afford to steal it,  and take the chances of being  caught.  Draying a Specality  At Lowest Prices..  .f*>    if.     .o,.o..'-������vw..__    ������L 'Jft ���������������Ktyffl,������M>9&M  m  _*~> \f Wi '^TjJh 'I  Sole Agents for Ram Lai's Tea  Agents for the Victoria Giant  Powder Co.    Powder from 45  to 75 per cent.   Also Judson's  and Stump Powder,  Gaps and Fuse,  ^-.-T?.amLal/i|  wmwn  ____������_  A Complete Stock of  HARDWARE  And a Large  Supi)ly of  FRESH GROCERIES  always on hand.  Selling olf Remnants of Prints and Dress  Goods at Cost.  Full litie of Miner's Supplies carried at  Trout Lake City.  BRi

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