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 Published in the Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon and Jordan Pass Districts.  -ISSTJED  T"Vv"IO"E]-^-"V7-E_������3_^ ��������� "V7-__3ID_Sr"E]SIDA.-Y"S   ^IsTD   SA.TT_r_^_DJ_.-_TS-  Vol. I.    No.  4.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY. 30, 1897.  $2,00 a Year in Advance.  G  HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  AirOFFICK :   Mail building. Hevclstoke, B.C.  T LHATG  KOTABT PTIBXiIC.  MINING, REAL ESTATE,  and General Commission Agent.  Fire and Life Insurance.  Representative if the Kootenay  Smelting and Trading Syndicate.  Agent for Revelstoke, Trout  Lake and other Townsites.  Does Your Watch  Keep Good Time?  It 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 to Morgan's Shaving Parlor.  Dissolution of Partnership.  The partnership existing between James A.  flilkerand Francis B. Wells doing a. Gents'  Furnishings business at Revelstoke and  Nelson. B. C; under the Arm name of .Gilkcr  & Wells has this day beoi dissolved by mutual  consent.'"  c-     ���������a   f F- B. .A*'ELLS.1  Signed j j  A Gilkek.  January lGth. 1S87  \ ���������  REYELSOKE  IRON WORKS  . BLACKSniTHING and   JOBBING,  PLUriBINQ and PIPE-FITTINO,  -  TINSniTHINQ and SHEET IRON  ���������WORK,  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  lMining~Wbrk"a���������Speciaity.  Robt. Gordon, Prop, Revelstoke Sta.  C E. SHAW  Mining, Real Estate and insurance Agent.  General Agent Ferguson Townsite.  REArELSTOKE,  B. C.  ROBT.  SAMSON  DEALER IN  CORD AND STOVE WOOD  at lowcta prices.  Drajing of  all kinds promptly  attended 10.   Prices right.  KEVKLSTOKE, H.C.  Canadian  Pacific Ky.  THE BEST AND  CHEAPEST ROUTE  TO AND FROM  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 9:15 daily.  Pacific      ���������"     , " "      1G:25   " c  Arrow Lake Branch Trains.  Arrive 15:30, Sundays, Wednesdays. Fridays  Leave 16:30, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays  Bourne Bros.  Wholesale and Retail .  Dealers in  Groceries  Dry Goods  Hardware  Stores at Eevelstoke, Burton  City, New Denver and  Nakusp, B. 0.  Train* on Arrow Lake Branch connect at  Arrowhead with C. & K. Co's Steamer Nakusp  making o "  CLOSE CONNECTIONS  To and from  Rossland, Trail  Creek, Nelson, Kaslo Ainsj-  worth, Pilot Bay, Nakusp,  New Penver, lliree  Forks, Sandon and  ALL POINTS IN SOUTH KOOTENAY  For tall information as to riitos, eto.. apply  I. T. BREWSTER,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Geo. McL. Brown,  " Oiatriot reaiengcr Agrat, Voncouver.B- C.  For 30-Bays Only.  All Our Large  Stock of Teas  ^JraiLhtJtold  At Cost ������  AT=-*-  Hutchison & flcGregor's.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Victoria Hotel���������T. Garland, G. E.  Macdonald, Vancouver; Elso Beer,  Red Deer; Dr. W. A. Calder, New  York; Prof. D. Edwards, Chicago,  III.; Rev. AV. McLelland, San Francisco; F. B. Wells, and friend, citv; J.  II. Jacknon, Victoria; J. R. Griffith,  Kamloops; S. H. Bolton, Donald, K.  Wiiltin, Winnipeg; D. R. Young,  Slocan City; Miss Sanson, Slocan  City; J. F. Paton, Toronto.  Union Hotel���������J. Gelston, Laurie; H.  M.cNeely. Wetaskiwin; S.A. Jackson,  Broekville; Mrs. Gavin, A. Gavin, G.  Gavin, Vancouver; H. H. Rickards,  Rossland; J. Feldman, Vancouver;  Sidnes Durham, Bradford; AV. J. Mc-  Intyre, Kamloops; A. Tedden, West  Taeai; C. D. Blackwood, Winnipeg;  P. Burns. Nelson; Wm. Short, Edmonton; S. White, F. Evans, Brandon;  A. Curry, Souris; T. Hughes, Kamloops; H. Glen, F. Messely Donald; C.  S. ftloss, Vancouver; A. Smith, W.  Caldwell, Donald; J. Paxton, Carman;  A. Pearson, Winnipeg.  Columbia House.���������J. Killnian, E.  Evans, Vancouver; T. Bowers, Seattle;  G. A. Smith, Plaisance, P.Q.; Mr. and  Mrs.! L. Parker and children. Red  Deer; D. Cook, Portland; F. Thomas,  San Francisco; W. A. Myers.' Neepa-  vva; Ono Chapman; H. S. Davis, F.  AV. Smith, Ottawa; D. Campbell,  Monkland; D. McDonald. Stratmore;  I. dimming, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs.  I. G. Marsh, Hoosomin; Miss Cameron, Winnipeg; N. Chambers, lllecillewaet; C. ,R. Scott, Clan William; I.  Leslie, lllecillewaet..  Central Hotel��������� R. 'M. Wilson, Sandon; H. McNeely. Wetaskiwin; Geo.  Newton. Mrs. H.'Niven, Seattle; Mrs.  AV. Davis, Tacoma.  Wild and WooleyTexas.  Austin, Tex.. Jan.   30���������A  bill   was  introduced into the House prohibiting  the manufacture and sale of   pistols in  thcState.       :'  International Monetary   Conference  AVashinoton.   Jan. 30���������The Senate  passed  a bill for the appointment of  Commissioners' to   attend the   International Monetary Conference.'  A door key found.    Apply at The  Herald.  PROTECTING THE  RIVER  As a consequence of the already  heavy snowfall this winter there is  considerable likelihood that a recurrence of the high water of last year,  and the consequent erosion of the river  bank, will be a feature of the coming  summer. As there yet remain nearly  three months of winter,' it is not too  much to expect that the entire snowfall may exceed even that which caused  the disastrous floods of 1891. Of course  the danger of such floods depends upon  the state of the weather. Should it  prove to be a cold spring and the snow  and ice on the glaciers and mountain  sides remain unmelted until the hot  summer sets in, then we may look for  exceptionally high water in June or  July and the carrying away of big  slices of the river bank above the railway bridge. If, on the other hand,  hot weather comes in April, as is  sometimes the case, the snow on the  lower levels will disappear, and the  river will fall again during the usually  cold month of May. It is only when  the hot weather continues long enough  to melt the snow and ice piled up in  the vast ravines and canyons of the  Selkirks that danger is to be apprehended.  Below the bridge the riprap work of  brush pinioned down with thick wire,  which was laid in 'the spring of 1805.  seems to b������ holding good, and was  very little affected by last year's flood,  which did so much damage in the  vicinity of Allen's brewery; but there  is, perhaps, a weak :spot close below  the bridge where the swirV'o'f 'the back  water will probably work behind,, the  .brush/:.and .so,.undermine, the sandy  bank all the; way down. But a little  labor, will' rectify that. It is above  the bridge that the trouble is now-to  fearpd. Last year several feet-of.-the  bank for long distances between' the  Big Eddy and the bridge went into  the river, and there is no doubt that  the erosion at that particular spot will  in future be greater than ever, because  the curve has become more, accentuated, and the currenf' finds a broaden7  target to strike against than ever  before. The formation of the channel,  too, is very favorable for t he erosion  of the northern bank, because the  water, after making the circuit of the  Big Eddy, shoots straight lor that side  of the river, striking the rather high  bank below the belt in a most  unsportsmanlike manner, eating  away the sandy formation below the  loamy soil, and toppling'over the big  trees that once made that neighborhood a delightful spot for a summer  afternoon's stroll. ' -  ';  But it is not   with   the  picturesque  aspect  of  the   case  that  we have to  deal, but  with  the dangerous side of  the   question   as   it affects the town.  Unless  prompt  measures   are  taken  before highWater sets in this spring,  there is a possibility of the   bank   being  eaten   away  as  far    in   as   Mr.  Hetherington's farmhouse; and of Mr.  Bourke's house and Mr. Allen's brewery both overhanging the water before  the summer is over; and not only this,  hut  also   the   underming   of the first  pier  of   the   C.P.R.   biidge and   the  emhankment. because should the bank  go as far as the brewery there is nothing to save the  washing  out  of  wagon    road    beneath    the     bridge  is run but a few feet from  the  river.  Should this road go and the water get  behind the protection of  brush below  the bridge, what is (to save the town  from the terrible experience of 1804?  ��������� These, then, are the dangers we have  to look forward to, but of course, the  weather  may  be  so propitious as, to  belie all prognostications of evil; but  it is well, to be prepared for the worst.  AVhat remedy have we' for delivering  the town from a possible catastrophe ?  First, the Board of Trade, or whatever  responsible body of citizens  we have,  should  lose   no  time   in  tracing the  .whereabouts of that appropriation for  this purpose said to have  been made,  or at least promised, by both the Dominion   and  Provincial   Governments.  Secondly, to   request  our representatives, both at Ottawa and Victoria,'to  impress   on   the   powers   that be the  necessity of "getting a move on," as  the urgency of the case will not stand  more than two or three months' shillyshallying    and     "discussioning."     If  anything  in   the  way of  protective  works is to be done this   year   it  will  BANK,   h'tve to be done inside of three months  ���������otherwise the deluge I  As the C.P.R. is now threatened, it  will most probably occur to the two  Governments to ask that corporation  to contribute something towards the  expenditure. This would be nothing  but just, and if the owner of Revelstoke townsite���������be he whom he may���������  were asked to "put up" a little to save  his properly from the greedy maw of  old Columbia, it would be equally just.  We do not attempt to say what form  the protective works should take. AVe  leave that to more competent heads.  Our duty ends with calling attention  to the fiict that the' bank above the  town needs protection, and needs it  badly.  AN" INTERESTING' INTERVIEW  Our M. P. P. on the Live Questions of  of the Day.  The Trail News of a recent date publishes an interesting interview with  Mr. J. M. Kellie, M.P.P.. a portion of  which we reproduce below:  Asked as to now measures to be submitted to the coming legislature, Mr.  Kellie said:  .!'I very much favor cutting' the  province into municipalities. A district like this should collect its own  taxes and meet its own burdens. The  present system was all right a few  5-ears ago, but there conies a time  when a people, as well as a country,  should set up for themselves. This  mining division has become so important as to entitle it to government  recognition, and it should have - a representative of its own. I would suggest the division of West Kootenay  into three counties.  " Under the present law, coal,  petroleum and mineral waters can  only be secured by acquirin g surface  rights to land, but I think the interests  and development ��������� of the. country  wqnld^jjejurthered to-a great extent  by bringing' them within the' provis-"  ions of the Mineral Act, which gives  them, to the locators.  "As to land grants to railroads. I  think the method should be changed,  and would much prefer to see the government give so much per mile as" a  bonus for those who are willing to  build, .and to retain in the road  stock to the amount of such bonus.  Thus, the government would be  assistiiig~new entcTrprises "an"d~lit_thV  same time have a valuable asset",'  which in time, would amply remunerate for the assistance given.  "Every place I go there is evidence  of rapid development and I'm quite  confident that the influx of people  the coming season will be without  precedent in any mining camp. Industries consequent upon tho working of mines- will rapidly enter  the Held, but let me assure you that  Canadian sentiment is too strong to  permit the establishment of smelters  right at our border. Our people  won't stand it. They don't object to  smelters at Tacoma and Everett and  places at a distance, but they will  most emphatically protest against  building up towns just across the  line at the expense of British Columbia. AA'e have the mineral wealth  and our people are entitled to its  benefits.  "In 1891." continued Mr. Kellie,  West Kootenay was divided from  East Kootenay, and prior to that  time the revenue and expenditure was  al! under the heading of the  Kootenay district. In the four years  ending June 30. 1895, AVest Kootenay  the ���������; contributed $253,000 to the revenue  of the provincial government while  ihe expenditures in the district, by  the government during that period,  was $321,000. It must be remembered  that this district should contribute  her share of the-cost of the general  government of the province as a  whole. Of course, it was unable to  do this, and tho difference between  the revenues land expenditures, together with its propoition of the interest on the debt, makes a deficit of  about $200,000 short of the actual  revenue. In other provinces, many  of the expenditures are borne by the  niunie:pai corporations and organized districts, while in Kootenay|jit is  all boine by the general government.  The revenues for the past fiscal year  ending June '00 were perhaps $100.  000 to $123,000, and the expenditures  probably equalled the revenue. For  the one year from ISO! to 1805 the expenditures were $110,000 while the  revenue was only $08,000. For the  current fiscal year" ending June 30,  1897 the salaries paid to school teachers  will amount to$223,000, and the pro  bability is that this item will  increase  at the rate of $50,000 per annum.  "Plainly, then, you will understand  that the reason why the government,  don't spend more money on improvements in these mining camps, is simply because it has not the means. The  whole interior of British Columbia  is practically a new country, and  while the government is anxious to  assist in opening it, there must be a  revenue from some quarter to meet  the expenditures:"  THE WHOLE WORLD OVER.  A   BUDGET   OF     INTERESTING  TELEGRAMS.  THOMSON'S LANDING.  A Lively Camp on the Arm���������The Great  Northern, Broadview, Sunshine and  Other Mining Properties Being Worked���������A Rich Strike on the Great  Northern���������Other Interesting News.  From Our Own Correspondent.  Malcolm Beaton and Andy Craig are  busy rawhiding from the Great North-  em to tho wagon road, and Ed. and  A. Hillman are busy with three four-  horse teams hauling it to the Landing;  They' brought in the first loads���������80  sacks���������Saturday last and wet it with  champagne at the Prospector's Exchange.  The cold weather of the last two  days has covered the N. E. Arm with  a good coat of clear ice.' Danuie Morrison made the first trip of tho season  on the ice from Arrowhead to Thomson's Landing today.  Messrs. Craig & Hillman have opened a new blacksmith's shop at the  Landing with J. Tobiu in charge.  A rich body of ore has heen struck  in the No. 3 tunnel of the Great Northern, which'" assays 430 ozs. silver and  $34. in gold. It is reported that a  large body of rich ore has been struck  in the shaft which is being sunk on  the Sunshine by the Horne-Payne Co.  It is also said that they have struck  solid ore in the hottom of a shaft that is  being sunk on the Broadview, and that  the ore contains large quantities of  grey .copper.'��������� No doubt this group will  "yet be'one of the Horne-Payne Co'������  besc mines.  It is reported that three 'or- four  bachelors at the Landing intend to  build in the spring, and soon after  become benedicts.  . Billy Johnson, of the Badshot, is  visiting at the prospector's Exchange  and takes daily walks for the benefit  of his health.  ���������Au-animaLsijpposed-to-be.a-iWolver-  ine has frequented Trout Lake City  for the last three months. It was  trapped the other day and turned out  to be a gigantic skunk.  It is said here that the boys of Trout  Lake have formed an Independent  Lodge of Good Templars; Bob McCord  is president and Billy Glenn vice. Bob  has issued the following edict, "Tho  first man that breaks the pledge will  be fined the drinks apiece." The lodge  is expected to last till tho end of the  present financial stringency.  Abe Kinkade and Billy Nutter are  still pegging away on their claim on  the north side of the Arm. They are  now in good concentrating ore. This  is likely to become a very valuable  mine in the near future.  Mr. AV. Henderson. D.L.S^, left the  Landing this morning to survey a  number of claims in the Trout Lake  district. '  Mr. Jas. Porter has commenced the  erection of .an addition to his residence  at Armstrong Lake. It is whispered  that a little dark-eyed maiden will  make her home there'in the spring.  Thomson's Landing, Jan. 25th.  MR. H. N. COURSIER  AT TRAIL.  In an interview, at Trail, with Mr.  Coursier, general merchant of this  place, the other day, the News says:  "In speaking of Beyelstoke, Mr.  Coursier stated that the C.P.R. was  about to bring its repair shops from  Donald to that place and that the move  had had quite an influence on the value  of real estate. The Dominion government had appropriated $12,500 for; the  improvement of the Columbia,'and the  Provincial government will be asked  to render similar assistance. It is  probable that the C.P.R. will put on a  boat to run up the river into the Big  Bend country.,;  "Several claims," Mr. Coursier said,  "are coming to the front, and the ease  with which the ore is worked, is in  great contrast with that of other  mines. The Orphan Boy, for instance,  has a shaft clown 59 feet and a tunnel  in 104 feet, and the whole work only  represents six weeks of labor. Revelstoke also has an excellent water  system, and the people enjoy good  mountain water and excellent fire  protection. A large brewery and  other improvements are noticeable  features of Revelstoke's progress."  A Sad Accident at Rossland���������Train  Robbers at Work Over the Line���������  A Canadian Suicides at San Francisco���������The Montreal Star India Relief Fund���������Prohibiting the Sale and  Manufacture of Pistols in Texas ���������  Special Cablegrams.  Special to the Herald.  Rossland, Jan. 30.���������Jas. D. Niekol-  son was horribly mangled yesterday  afternoon in an explosion at the Red  Eagle mine. The left side of his head  was blown almost clean off. and  though still alive he cannot survive"  many hours.  OUR FOREIGN DESPATCHES.  Cecil Rhodes After Kruger and Fadder  Willie���������The   Black   Sea Fleet Readj  for Action���������Other Items.  (Special to The  Herald.)  London, Jan. 30.���������The House of  Commons motion adopted the appointment of a committee to investigate  the origin of Jamieson raid, .and the. ���������  grievances of Mitlanders in the Transvaal.  Cecil Rhodes claims to have documentary proof of the intrigues between President Kruger and the German Government.  A despatch to tho Times from Odessa  states that the Black Sea fleet consisting of iron clads, cruisers, gun  boats, torpedo boats and torpedo destroyers is continuously'^kept under '  steam and ready for active service.  Madrid, Jan. 80.���������The Epoca. says  that arrangements will  be arrived at  shortly with 'the ."Cuban -.Insurgents. J  Much importance is attached to the-  recent visit of U. 8.,  Minister Taylor  to the Minister of Foreign affiairs.  AS IT   IS   OVER     YONDER,  Train Robbers.Make  a   Big   Haul   on  the Southern Pacific.  Portland, Ore.,3an.30���������The Koulh-  ern-Paeifie train-was���������helci-up-eavly-o". -  Friday morning near Roseburg. Tim  former was fired by explosives aud  destroyed, and the mail ears wen;  lightly damaged. The robbers esoip.-cl'  but are being pursued.  CANADA DOES  NOTELY.  $16,000 Raised to Alleviate  the   Suffering of Humanity in India.  Montreal, Jan. 30���������The Montreal  Star famine fund has reached the sum  of $10,0C0, which has been forwarded to  the Governor General. The Manitoba  government will give $2,000. the city  of AA'innipeg $1,000, and the city of  Toronto $1,000. His Excellency has  received a telegram from the Colonial  Secretary commending the energetic  action of Canada, and that it will be'  warmly appreciated.  No Foot Ball in Dakota.  Bismarck, Jan. 30��������� A bill will be  introduced into the legislative assembly declaring it a misdemeanor for any  person engaging in a game of toot  ball under a fine of from $10. to S50.     <  A Canadian Suicides.  San Francisco. Jan. 30���������Angus  McMillan, a native of Prince Edwards  Island committed suicide on Tncsday  night by turning on the gas in his  room. McMillan had letters of recoup  mendatidn to firms in Vancouver.        r  Preparing for the Rush. .,  : H.H E, MacDonell, of the C.P.R.-  was in Trail this week, from Nelson.  He says all the. transportation companies are ma.king active prepara-"  tions for the, spring traffic, and that  perhaps a big a rush as ever occurred  in any mining camp will be witnessed  in Kootenay this season. One big  steamer is now being built at Nakusp  and another is likely to be built. The  one now being constructed is on the  same lines as the steamer Nakusp, and  will be comjileted about May 1.  Another boat is being built at Slocan.  None of themi have yet been named.  The right of way'for the new road-  from Slocan like is now being clear-"  ed.���������Trail News. n1T-.-f*l**lt.*.VJI������1Vt- &iW  Revelstoke   Herald  JOnXSOX  & IT-TTIlMTfiCK  Proprietors and Publishors  A Seml-Wepkly .lournnl rublinhed in tho  interem* nt Ku-elslokc find lhe Kurroimriing  district. Wednesdays and tSnl.urdajb, making  ���������loseal connections with all Irnins.  Advertising Kates: Ihiiplay ails, Sl.fiO nor  ���������olumn Inch. (2.DO per Inch when Inserted on title  page, l.esal ana. 12c pur (���������lonparell) lino for  irst insertion ; Su for ouch additional iouorlion.  ltnading notices, 1.1c tier line each issue, fllrih,  Marriugo and Ik-nth notices, free.  Subscription Hatc-i: Iiy mail or oirrlT. 52 HO  perannnm : JI.2J for six iiiomIh, slrlclly In  adr&nco.  Our Job Deportment: Inn llni:&i.i> Job  Department Is unn cf lhe best equipped  printing o.'llce^ in WenL ICuolrnav, and m prepared to executo nil kirms of printing in Ilrnl  ol������3������ stylo ni honest prices Oii'i prlw to all.  J*o job loo large���������none too eina'l���������for us M-:il  ordera promptly attended lu. (������i\-o us a trial  on yonr next ot di-r.  To Corrrspon^enti: AVe inrile CMTUppond-  ence on nny enhj-jct of Interest; lo tho general  public, and deMru a reliable regular correspondent in every locality suirounding  RcrcUtokc. Tn all civs lhe bona lidii nunio  ot ths writer niuMtncuoin-any manuscript, but  not necessarily for puiilicilion.  Address all co'iimunicatiom  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, 8. C.  SATURDAY.     JAN.   :X>,  JSII7  EXTEND MA NITOBA  PECULIAR METHODS  In tho course of tho Winnipeg  election trinl the lending counsel  for tliu petitioner spoke us follows:  "I may say, my Lord.*, that we  lmvo no evidence to oll'er sis to the  truth of tin; personal charges  against Mr. Mucdonald. Wu lnvve  not succeeded in gutting any  evidence to prove the truth of  these."  This tidmission of counsel furnishes it loud commentary on the  en-called "exposures" in AV'innipeg.  If tho charges brought against  Hugh John and Ins supporters  were true no condemnation could  be too strong, for tho notorious  bill of particulars in tlie case  assumed to reveal a mass of  political corruption among Winnipeg Conservatives that was  appalling. Due .nudging by the  siqual���������the imprisonment of the  inloi'iner .Jackson on a charge ol  swindling and the implied confession of counsel that charges hail  been nmde without a, tittle of  foundation���������tho impartial public  will draw conclusions far from  complimentary to the purists.  IIugh. John Macdonald, at rate,  comes out untainted.  Unprejudiced observers of the  controversy ry over the proposal co  extend Manitoba's Western  boundary can come to no other  conclusion than that the weight  of solid argument is on the side of  the affirmative. The newspapers  of K>iitern Ass'miboia itself are  divided on the matter. The whole  Western press (outside of the  Regina Leader, whose only feat-  is that the capital of tho Western  province might be taken to a more  suitable place than Regina) is a  unit in commending and approving  the proposal. Unprejudiced reports from Moosomin and other  i m porta nt centres in Assiniboia.are  to the effect than among the thinking portion of thepublicuuioii with  a province whoso interests are  identical would be vastly perfer-  able tn being tied to lhe Western  ranching country, whose interests  are different and whose people  hold ideas which are not in  sympathy with Assiniboia's. The  following moderate remarks of the  .Winnipeg Free Press are worth  noting:  ''And the wisest men believe  that the district in question  should not be divided up into  several provinces, with all the expense of legislatures and Governments for each. Canada is already  burdened with two much government,and it is not wisdom to increase the burden unnecessarily.  It is not necessary in this case, as  the district is virgin; it is all new,  ami may be carved or shaped,  precisely as the wisdou of the  Canadian people may suggest as  the most desirable..- They are not  restricted as they, were in the case  of all the other provinces except  Manitoba: with respect to them  the boundaries were already defined and Governments established, and they had to be accepted  as they were or not at all. Manitoba was the only exception  among the present provinces, and  itcame freshly made out of virgin  territory. But it was made too  small, as the wi������est heads now  acknowledge. If the remaitiing  virgin territory in tho North West  were to be cut up on the same  scale, we should have, not; two or  ���������"threerbut-ciKliC-oi'-tcu^adclitional-  proviuces. which would be a  stupendous blunder.  Anticipating the changes That  are to come, it has been -suggested  that Manitoba's Western boundary  should be extended to include a  portion of this large dislict that  await* division into provinces.  The Kree Press thinks this wouW  be wi-e, not in the intere~tj of  Manitoba, which no person not of  it is in the lea-c bound to take into  consideration, but in the intcre-t  of tho entire di.-ti'i'.'t concerned  .-Hid of the Dominion as a whole.  Solar as Manitoba alone is concerned, the Free Press does not  care two straws if not a single  inch of Assiniboia be attached to  it. AVhat the politicians desire ic  c.loes not know and does not care,  but the. territory at present  included within its bouudarie-  will never be the richer of a strip  of Assiniboia. broad or narrow.  But that is not the question as it  appears to the Free Pros-: it is on  no narrow lines of local advantage  that it considers tlie matter. In  the general public interest it is  desirable that there should be no  mure provisional division*-- than-  ate absolutely necessary. Tho  authorities have a virgin territory  ro deal with, and mnv therefore  avoid mi-takes. The Free, Press  believe- that the wise-t disposition  would be to attach a portion of  the territory to Manitoba, and to  form the remainder into erne  province. That would be a Mm pie  arrangement and it would involve  'Tim creation of only one extra  fi.'iviM'iiiiwnt and Legislature. It  )im< Im-.ii suggested on the other  ii.iud that Manitoba should remain  as it i*. and that the whole of the  vast territory concernerl should be  reserved for one province. This  would he equally simple, and  from a Dominion st'tnd point it  would also be idiotic. Tin* is the  only objection the Free Pres������ could  take to it: whether it would be. a  sufficient one, it would be rather  hard to say.''  INDIAN RELIEF   FUND  THE GOVERNMENT   WILL  SUBSCRIBE.  NOT  Lieutenant Governor Mackintosh Given  a Three Months Leave of Absence  to Recruit His Health���������Supposed to  Have Broken Down From Overwork  Ottawa, January 2(1���������In connection  with the Indian famine relief fund it  is stated tliaL the Dominion Government will make no subscription but  will strictly adhere, to the Imperial  precedent leaving subscriptions to personal and local eli'orl.  Governor Mackintosh litis been  granted a three month's leave of absence commencing from today. In  August last the Governor was granted  leave of absence on the ground of his  health having broken down through  overwork, but owing to the meeting of  the North West Assembly he was  unable lo take advantage of his leave.  Judge Rich.'ird.son lias been appointed  as administrator during his absence.  REVOLUTION  THE   URUGUAY    GOVERNMENT  EXPECTING  TROUBLE  And Will Probably Get Enough of It���������  An Invasion of Insurgents from the  Brazilian Border Looked For���������Steps  Taken to Prevent a Success.  Ruunos Aviiics, January 25.���������The  Government of Uruguay has received,  unquestionable proof that another  revolution will occur this week, it, is  understood that it will be inaugurated  by an invasion from the Brazilian  border. The Government, has done  all in its power to prevent the success  ot the movement. The Federal troops  aie being disposed to the best possible  advantage and all suspected persons  have been arrested.  WEYLER DENOUNCED  BY  SENATOR  U. S.  TURPIE  SENATE  IN   THE  TWO AND TWO TOGETHER  "The Globe   did   not  commend  the   proposal of the late Government ���������(to  build the Crow's  Nest  Pass railway).     It would not commend anything  the late- Government   proposed, right   or   wrong.  It left  the Crow's  Nest Pass  railway   severely   alone   for   several  mouths after tho defeat of the late  Government.     It was  waiting  to  see how the cat numped.   Suddenly   it came out   as a   violent   supporter of the project.   The change  was made all at once; it came like  a, whirlwind,  and day   after   day  for weeks its columns teemed with  article",  both original  and selected, insisting on the immense  and  immediate  importance of this-, additional  means of communication  into   the     interior   of    Southern  British Columbia.    Readers everywhere were surprised: what meant  this     desperate     insistence,     the  mystical  anxiety?     Nothing like  an   explanation    appeared     until  1 hat  press despatch -was sent out  from  Montreal,   which   said   that  Mr. JafTray and Mr. Cox, who are  not only prominent but dominant  in the   management of the  Globe  (being respectively president and  manager  of that paper)   had   obtained interests in British  Columbia  which   depended   heavily   on  tho   construction   of the     Crow's  Nest railway.      Then  the readers  sat   back and   said two   and   two  make four.'-���������Free Press.  Who Nicknamed the General "I-Icrod  of Havana, and Murderer of Women and Children���������The Insurgents  Applauded  Washington", January 2(i.���������In the  Senate today .Senator Turpie, of Indiana, chaiaclori'/.ed General Weyler  as "llerocl ot Havana, and murderer  of women and children," and "an indescribably diminutive reptile."  These bittet words were incidental to  a speech on the Cameron Cuban resolution. Senator Turpiu paid a glowing  tribute to the Insurgent Government,  and its leaders. In connection with  General Macoo's death the Senator  referred to it, with a bitter denunciation against Wevler.  A BIG COMPANY  GOVERNMENT CREAMERIES  The Days and Dates on Which Professor Robertson Will Hold Meetings  on the Subject  Ottawa, January 25. ��������� Professor  Robertson's conferences, re the establishment of Government creameries  will be held at the following places on  the days mentioned: Calgary. Saturday, February ttt-li: Olds, "Monday,  February 8th; lnnislail, Tuesday forenoon, and Red Deer, Tuesday afternoon, February 9th; Lacombe, AVed-  ncsday forenoon, and Wetaskiwin,  Wednesday afternoon, February 10th;  Edmonton, Thursday, February 11th.  The C. P. It. will provide a special  train for the disposal of the professor  during his trip north from Calgary.  Forenoon meetings will take place at  10 o'clock and afternoon meetings at  I o'clock.  A CONSERVATIVE  CENSURES THE   ENGLISH GOVERNMENT  For Releasing  the   Irish Dynamiters���������  Hon.   A.   J.   Balfour Defends   the  Home   Secretary���������Sir H. Howorth  is the Kicker  Lox oo.v, J an uit ry 23.���������I n the 11 ouse  of Commons veslerday Sir Henry  Ilowortb, Conservative, moved an  amendment to tho address in reply tn  the speech from the throne censuring  the" Government for releasing lhe  Irish prisoners who were convicted of  dynamiting. Hon. A. ,1. Balfour,  the Government leader, ably defended  thor Hume Secretary, pronouncing  Sir Henry's attack as an imputation  on the honour of the Treasury Bench.  Mr. James Lowther, Conservative,  supported Sir Henry, saying that it  was dangerous to society to let loose  insane prisoners.  DISSATISFIED WITH BRAZIL  A GENEROUS  DONATION  The  A HORRIBLE BUTCHERY  Two of the Condemned Wretches  Fought Savagely Eefo.-e They  Were Overpowered and Murdered  by the Mob  A.M1T1-: City, La., January 20 ���������Three  hundred men approached the court  house, tlie greater part on horse back,  and some on foot, last, night, and immediately began searching for the  deputies, so that they could get the  keys. After a delay of abouo JO minutes they found Deputy Waitiwright  in one of'the room-; of the hotel, and  forced   him   to  delivered  up the keys  Formed at Toronto to Handle Mining  Stocks���������Five Million Dollars Capital  ���������Will Sell Stocks to Europeans  Exclusively  Tokonto, January 20.���������The formation of the laigest mining company  yet attempted iu Canada, and which  is about completed, was announced  last night. The syndicate will devote  its attention to I ho European market  exclusively and will oll'er no stock to  local investors. The capital was placed  at $5,000,000. Canada's mineial resources will be boomed extensively in  England and on the: continent. It is  understood that Sir Adolph Caron is  at the head of lhe company and that  it is associated with a galaxy of  Canadian and American capitalists.  AN AMENDMENT NEGATIVED  Government Start a National Fund  For the Relief of Famine Stricken  India���������Aberdeen   Heads   the   List.  Ottawa, January 25.���������Governor-  General Lord Aberdeen has asked the  Dominion Government, and Premier  Laurier and his colleagues have  consented, to open a national subscription list to the Indian famine  relief fund. -Mr. Courtney, Deputy  Minister of Finance, has been  appointed treasurer. The Governor-  General heads the list with $1,000.  .Solicitor General Fit/.patrick .'tiifl  Mr, Russell, of Winnipeg, have gone  to, Rome in connection with the  .Manitoba school case.  Stewart Lvncs, of Wanclln. A������sa���������  charged with stealing parts of a  deserted limine, was found guilty, and  sentenced to 12 months in Iiegina jail  with hard labour.  lTerLrrD"iiTriva"ri"tim"oitcrmak7;";iri"nTteiTiptr  u> bide them. The work of gelling  into the prison was simple1. The three  negroes wl-i-o led out into tlie court  green, whore the horsemen surrounded  them and waited a little while until  the captain ot the stjuad aiKtouiic-d  his readiness to depart. The three  captive;.--, with long ropes att,tcin-d lo  t.ln'ir ni'cks were" led by lhe hursenic-ii  to the little /ion Church on Oak r-tivet  in this place, ami there it was di-cidej  to hang Williams lo a tree that ii:d  duly before as a gallons. Oner,! ;h'-  men climbed up the oak anil fastened  the ropes while another slipped a j  noo--e over the ii;ifor!.ur.at'j'--> iiccd, .  and he was strung up. A r.-inslurm ;  was prevailing when I ho line of i:i;uch '  was again taken up. and the progress  was slow and exceedinglv disagreeable. Joiner and Johnson walked  about ,'i mile. Johnson said he would  go no further, that he wiui exhausted.  A wagon was procured and both ne*  groos hurried into it. arriving at the  place where ih<; five murders were  committed, Johnson and Joiner were  made U> jump out of the wagon.  Joiner set' up a piteous moan and  begged his caplr.rs lo shoot him. as he  preferred death 113- being shot to any  other mode. Ho then requested to be  permitted to fight Johnson, saying  that Johii'-on had got him into ail I lie  tronblf. Johnson signified his desirs-  lo fi_ht, an.] they were given an opportunity to gratify their passion for  a iUticulV. Johnsnii. though a irmch  Miiallcr man than Joiner, put up -i  good (itrht and dealt Joiner viim,- tell-  fng blows. Tile spectacle of Ihe two  men who. as it wore, were on the *.vry  Inink of the great lierr-affer. fighting,  has probablv never bfifn witnessed  befoi.-!.  At   the  conclusion   of  tho   light the  two   irien were convoyed into dilVercnl.  rooms   of   the  house anil by thrca!������ nf  .-even:   tori lire   v-i.-io   made  liicnnffw  their   participation   in   the   murdi-rof  the   Cotton    family.      Someone    sng-1  ge.-led    putting   Johnson   In (ImIIiIiv,  burning.    Nearly everyone nriiuii'S-redi j  in this suggestion   and   two   big   fires'j  were   sl.arl.i-il.    .Must    of the men were |  eager   to   burn  .Iniin.-on, and it. N: gen-j  erallv believed thai, lie   wm put, on the  lire   for   a   minute  or two, but. others- ! '  pleaded for him   and   the   programme '  was   changed.    One  reason   adv.-uitid  whyt.be   men    were   nut,  Imrni-il   ^.ts  that   the   wood   m.-is ui-t and a hoi, fin-  couiil   not  be   obUtini-d.    The   negroes  were  then   conveyed  several hundred  yards  from   the  Cotton residence and  hung side by side and a volley of shots  filed  into  their bodies.    Joiner's head  was almost shot off and Johnson was  filled with bullet holes.    In  their confession  Johnson   and  Joiner said that,  their object in  killing  the  family was  robbery, as they believed old man Cotton had muncv in the house.  Sir Henry Haworth Goes Back   on His  Amendment    Censuring   the    Home  '       Government���������Irish Members Object.  London. January 20.���������Sir Henry  Haworth. the Conservative member  for the Southern Division ot Salfnrd,  who created so much excitement  Friday last by moving an amendment  to the speech from the throne censuring the Government for releasing  the Irish political prisoners, which  brought, forth such a heated defence of  Home Secretarv White-Ridley by the  Hon. J. A. Balfour announced today  that    he   wished    to    withdraw    the  "aTifendiiierrr/. ���������The���������frishr-meiribersr  however, objected, whereupon the  amendment was negatived without  division.  FIRE AT REGINA  Horrible  Death   of  House of  1 wo  Inmates  III Fame.  of a  Rk.jina. January 'j:i.--'Kire p.-irlv  tbi'-. morning cnmplelely dest roved  the hou-e owru'd by Gertie I'nrtr-i-  wood. about ball' :��������� mile north of  R.g:n.i. Tw, ,,f ih- inmates. Ki'ty  Meredith, and one who arrived b-it  two d;ii-- ago. naui"d Furcntz. were  burned to a i-risp. The proprietress  was hadlv injured i.-i her effort- to  rescue the two girls, who appeared \r,  have been dazed with the smoke. .She  pulled one out of bed and m crossing  the hallway foi the oilier one. she fell  down stairs and'ccnpefl to the open  air. clad in nothing bul her nigbr  c.lothcn. in this condition sin: walked  to the nearest neighbour, a (juirler of  a mile away, with lh" thermoup-ler 35  below zero. Dr. Sulten. driving nut,  found her with l'ic e. head and h-inds  both burned and !': r./.-'ii. and her fe-t.  which were. bare, badly frozen. 'The  charred remains n' the two victim-  can now be seen amid the smoking  ruin-. The budding was burned In  the ground before help arrived.  A   REMARKABLE  SCENE  The   Attempt of  Sir   William   Rose   to  Keep the Public Out of His Grounds.  London, Jaruiarv 'J5. The attempt  of Sir Wm. lto--e. v. iio is ,-i member of  'he Canadian H.ir. and who served in  the Canadian militia, to shut out the  public finm the lii-tnr.e groundi ol"  hi.- sent al Mrmre I'.irk, nenr F.ira-  li.-tm. S11:; ev, rreatpd a great deal nf  ill feeling :md led to a remarkable  inanife-lal inn. Sunday, when I he  gates wre locked for the first time  iu gener'itir,ns. hundreds of p"op!e,  bended     by     the     I'arnham     district  iiincil, marched In the. gales and  demanded admittance. When ibis  was refused the. roimeilnvn cut. lhe  bolts and chains with chipsets and  hammers brnugh|, for the purpose, and  crowds (locked ' into the grounds,  cheering for the. Council. 'There was  touch hooting when the crowd passed  the. mansion. Chains and f.-istenings  on all the other gates were taken out  in the same manner.  THE PLAGUE IS NOT ABATING  Though the Official Returns Say It Is���������  Is the Action of the Authorities in  Giving   Erroneous   Figures  Proper?  l>0"in.\Y, India, January 25.���������A  despatch states that although the  official returns of mortality in this  district due to the ravages of the  plague show a slight diminution,  tho official figures are entirely  erroneous. The actual number of  deaths is above the. loose estimate of  the authorities, and there is a question  as to whether the authorities were  wise in under-estimating the extent  of tha epidemic.  The   Canadian   Party   Who   Went    to  Brazil  to   Start a Colony Return���������  ��������� A'Number Die From Yellow Fever.  New A'ouic. January 2!5.���������A party  of 53 Canadians, including 10 men and  a number of children, who arrived  from Santos, Rrazil. yesterday on the  steamer UtilTon were taken to Ellis  Island today. Upon the representations of the land company the  members of the paity claim they were  induced to give up their homes in  Canada and go to Brazil, where it was  proposed to start a new colony. The  party was twice its present size when  it left home four months ago, many of  them having being stricken with  fever and died.  NO MANDAMENT  Will te Issued,by the Bishops in the  Province of Quebec���������Langevin to  Send One Forth From St. Boniface  MoXTiiiiAi.. January 2:5.���������La Pat'ric,  the Liberal organ, publishes a conli-  dential letter from Three Rivers  regarding tho recent .conference  between Archbishop Langevin aud  Bishop Laileehe, which slates:  "The Bishops will hot issue a man-  dament against the schorl settlement  in Quebec, but that in revenge the  Archbishop of St. Boniface will send  forth one of serious import."  SIR ISAAC PITMAN'DEAD  TERRI3LE DISASTER  On   a   Railway   In    Barbadoes���������Large  Number of  Passengers Killed.  New York, January 25.���������An Atlantic cable despatch ' to the World  from Kensington, Jamaica, says:  Word has been received here of a  terrible railway disaster in Barbadoes.  The train plunged over a precipice  killing a large 11 timber of passengers.  "No "details have ye7t_been~~give"n7    "  THE BISHOPS  II, is rumoured that after the sale of  lhe AVar Iviglc lo th'1 (iooderliiim syndicate, the English syndicate offered a  higher price.  Candid Opinion of the New York Times  on the Recent Clerical Interferences  in Quebec  An echo of the middle ages comes to  us from the northern bolder. To  most of tho 1 eaders of the "Times" it  must be hard to believe that at lhe  close of the nineteenth centurv Roman Catholic Bishops have forbidden  Catholics to 'read, circulate, or otherwise encourage' a newspaper, 'under  pain of being deprived of the benefits  of the Church,' and have done this  because the newspaper has published  an article by a contributor upholding  the supremacy of the State and denying the right of the Church to dictate how they shall vote in such a  matter as the Manitoba school  cpiefttion.  In the I'nited States such an act by  two or three men, no matter what  might be their office or their spiritual  authority, would probablv be judged  by the courts to be a conspiracy in restraint of personal rights. What it.  may be in Canadian law we do not,  know, but if the publisher attacked  carries out his reported intention to  sue each of the Bishops for damages  we shall he greatly- surprised if he  does not win his suit. It, is hardly  possible that the law of Canada recognizes the existence within the range of  its nominal jurisdiction of an authority  entitled to violate principles that  obtain in every other part of the globe  where the English law prevails.  But the anachronism and anomaly  of the l'igal situation thus created  are not more ainazinc than the ineptitude of the Bishops. It is hardly possible, that in any other civilized country  the Church would undertake so :,o dictate the political course nf il.s members, and so t.n repress all discussion on  its course. Not that the. reasoning of  the Bishops is illogical, but the time  has gone by when prelates make the.  assumption of inf.'ilibility as a, premise  can afford to be strictly logical. The  keepers of the conscience of-men have  genet ally found that their- authority  can be asset ted in practice, only by  adapting it somewhat to the nct'inl  state of the conscience they have in  keeping. They secure obedience by  limiting their commands. .When they  do not. they find, as a, matter of fact,  that their 'keeping' is more formal  than real. Probably the Bishops of  Quebec will sooner or later learn .this  in the school of experience. In the  meantime! they .-ire contributing to tlie  instruction, possibly, and certainly to  amusement of the modern world.���������  New York Times,  Lonoon January 211. ��������� Sir Isaac Pitman,' inventor ot the well known  system of shorthand, is dead! He hud  been suffering severely from a complication of troubles for some time  past.  An . Indian famine fund ,has been  tarted at Ottawa,  Three shocks of 'earthquake have  occurred at Bombay.   .     c ,  ��������� .  The Premier has subscribed $100 to  the Indian relief Tunci.-   ' .      - -  The earthquake at Kesham Island.  Persia,"killed 2,500persons.  A blizzard was general throughout'  the northwestern States on Thursday.  Mayor and Mrs. Grady are among  the visitors in the city from  Macleod.  fiEipUS DYSPEPSIA  Symptoms: Confusion of thought,  loss of memory, frontal headaclo,  pain in back part of tho head  resembling pressure, pain in the eye  balls and around tlie eyes, sometimes pain in upper part of tho  neck or extending down the spino  between the shoulder?, pain in  spine, back of stomach or beneath  shoulder blades, palpilation of the  heart, neuralgia.cold feet and hands,  pain in some cases in or near tlie ���������  heart, irritability of temper, great  nervousness, iidgets, over-sensitiveness, melancholy, tendency to  insanity, stomach cough, dizziness  especially on stooping over and  suddenly lising, appearance of dark  or bright- spots before tho eyes  especially upon stooping, unnatural  drowsinesss afcer meals, sleeplessness at night, languor iu morning,  feeling best in afternoon or evening.  Nervous Dyspepsia is the real  trouble with so many people who  imagine they have nervous prostration, and ascribe their trouble to  every forin of nervous weakness  except the right one, which is the  stomach.  This is largely due to ihe fact'  that in Nervous Dyspcsia there is  no pain in stomach and in fact'  there is seldom much if any complaint about tho digestion. There--  fore the'stomach is the last thing  thought of, and people go on for  years taking nerve tonics, compound blood medicines, tonics and  saisaparilla, when the best tonic in  the world, tho only true blood purifier, ��������� is well digested food. All  nervously alllicted persons should  remember that perfect digestion is  the only foundation for perfect  health. The, food wo eat makes all  tlie blood we have, which in turn  feeds every nerve, muscle and  tissue in the body.  ���������Many    nervous   dyspeptics   are'  thus surprised after regularly using  inn's Fiita p[j|[!  E*  "3  ExtraetBtrom MiningLawsof British Columbia  1. Any person over Is years of ago or any  joint stock conivnT)r,.or_������orolgii_coniiniriy,.rai>.  obtain l>. frco minor's ccrtiflcnta. fur ono or  more yeurs, paying u tea ot S5.00 for each year.  ,2. A froo mii.er enrfat anytime! obtain a  certificate comtnenciue to run at tho cxiiirution  of his then existing cortilicale, bv paying tho  regular feo ami p.-oilucinK such oxisUiif,'  ccriillc.itc.  0. A frco miner's certificate is not transferable.  1. Any nerfmi or joint slock coniiian:,-,  mininc: or working on a. mineral clulni  witli'-ut having token out, a frco ininci's  C'iriillciiln is liable to pay 11 penally not  exceeding ?:>5. and costs.  .",. Xo -' person, or joint stock company,  chu hold any riidil or interest to or in any  miinrnl claim, unlc.QH ho or it shall havo a free  mlncr'dcertillcato unexpired.  Should any co-owner fail tn konp up his fire  minor's certillcato, his intcresL becomes vested  in his co-owner?.  A sharoholdorin a.iointstock company need  not be n free miner.  G. A frco minor,riiirhii: tho continuance of  bin certificate, but no loiu;or, has tho ritrht to  enter, locate, prospect nml mine npun " any  waste Unda of tho Crown, for all minerals  other 1 hnn "coal.  7. A freo minor may hold not more than 0110  minernl claim on lhe same vein or lode,  except by purchase'.  8. A free minor may kill game for his own  uec while prospecting cr miningr.  9. A frea minor shall have all the rights and  privileges granted 10 free miners by the  "Placer Mining Act."  10 A frco miner's interest in his mlnoral  claim���������save as to cla'ms held as real estate���������  ii a chattel interest. ������ ,  LOCATING   MIKKKll, CLAIMS.  1. A mineral claim mast not exceed l,,"i00  fcot in length by 1,500 feet in breadth.  2. All angles must bo right anglc3.  3. Tho cla'm muat be marked by'two legal  po^ts, luiinbcre-l 1 and 2, placed as nearly  nu posBiblo on the lino of the! lode or  vein, and nd ,-noro than l.oCO feet apart.  1. A lerfal post, marked ' Discovery Post"  mint, nidi) be placed on the lodo where ic wa  (lipcovcred.  S. The Un<) from 1 to 2 must bo distinctly  innrl'cd by blazing trees, culling underbrush,  or planting poeta.  B. Locutions made on Sunday, or any public  holiday, arc not for that reason invalid.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  Vf KTllODIST CmmCH ��������� IlovelBtoko.  **���������* Preaching scrvlcea at It a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Cla������-a meeting al tho doge of tho  morning nervine, sahbith School and Jllblo  Ol.-MH at 2:.T0 p.m. Wickly prayer mcctng  every V/edncs'iay evoiiing at'7:30 p jn. The  pub.ic are cordially ,invited.   Scuts fiec.  1IEV'. J. A. WOOD.-Pastor.  pHE3HYTEi:IAN'   CHURCH���������KcyelB  J-     Hcrvico  every   Hiinilny  evening    at  7:30  p.m.     Hib c Clots at   2JK1   p.m.,   to which  all arc welcome.  M. OEDOKS. B   A.. Missionary.   .  ���������fJOI-V TRISITV CHUIICH -RcveWoke.  11 I'renchiiig services every Sunday at  11 a.m. and 7:^1 p m.  REV. F. YOLLAND, Rector.  liiO  digestion  becomes  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH ���������Revelstoke.     llass   every   Sunday   morning  at 10:30 am.  HEW FATHER TEYTAVIN.  that when their  better their nerves do also, but  there is no occasion for surprise, a  sound digestion makes sound nerves  and strong "muscles and nature  recognizes no other cure for  nervous debility except that which  follows a good appetite and  wholesomefood well.digested.  . Touic3 - 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  depression ^Ner-vous_^D-yspepsia_  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 lo cure it is to cat plenty  of wholesome ' food and take  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS  as directed to digest . it and  nourish 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,  llesh and sound nerves. The Pills  digest "the food and increase the  How 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.  50c per Box, 6 fop $2.50  SOUD BY  CALGARY. MINING NEWS  GOOD  SMELTING      RETURNS  FROM   THE   IBEX  Results of the Year in Rossland���������A  Forecast for 1897���������Wonderful Progress in the Slocan���������Number of  Companies Organized \.      .  .  Kasi.o, January.'i.1;.���������Smelling 10-  tiirns of the first large, shipment ot ore  from the Ibex mine of Slocan have  just been received, showing the ivalue  'io be eighty:live dollars and fifty-cmc  cents ($S5.51) per ton. This is an excellent showiug,- the average smelting  returns from Trail Creek mines being  only 833 per ton. v  A.CKUCIAI. YKAK.  Rossland Miner: The Miner believes  that the year we have just entered on  will be the crucial vear in the history  of liossland. The camp must do some;  thing more than exhibit big surface  showings and make large promises.  It must produce and produce largely.  This, the Miner is confident, it will do,  and in order that the public/may be  able to know exactly what the camp  is doing in this respect we have made;  arrangements to ;publish weekly the  shipment's of ��������� ore from Rossland's  mines. These figures will be furnished  us bv the transportation companies  and mav be depended upon to be absolutely correct."  Turning to' the past year we find  that the camp has nothing to lie  ashamed of in its record. Owing .to  inadequate transportation facilities  the output of the camp wascompitra-  tivelvlight until within the.past few  months," and even now the second railroad has only begun lo take ore. away.  Despite this fact we Hud that at' the  end of 1SSXS nearlv 10,000. tons, of ore  have been marketed as follows: Le  Koi, 27,00.") tons: War Eagle. 10,000  tons; Iron Mitsk. 70.") tons; Poormaii;  310 tons; .losie. 57! tons: Crown Point-.  130 tons; Mavflower, 100 tons: Cliff. 75  tons: Evening 'Star, 25't.cins,- and other  smaller shipments amounting to about  'fiOtons. The average value of the ore  per "'"ton was close to $10. At $3.") per  torn it makes the production for, the  vear worth 81.400,000.  At the present time and for the past  two months the. shipments of ore have  averaged "a little belter than 200 tons  per dav. the only- means of transportation " being the narrow guage line of  the Columbia.it Western ' Railway.  ' "Were this average maintained  throughout the vear it would reach a  totiil of 70,000 tons in 1S07. We are  well satisfied, however, that this average, will he greatly exceeded. In our  opinion, aftet a careful survey of the  field, it will exceed 300 tons per day,  and mav even reach 000 or 700 tons.  The production for: 1S97 is not likely  to fall below 100,000 tons of a value of  ������3,500,000.  o    "���������       THE  SILVERY   SLOCAN;., -���������    ���������  The Spokane Review, in'summinc  up the situation..in the Slocan, gives  the estimated production of lead and  silver for 1S!>7 Jas 83,000.000..- -The  Review includes in its report some  mines in the Ainsworth division that  'are close to the-Slocan line, although  they are all in what is known by the  outside people as the Slocan district,  Here is what the Review says:  "The Slocan disirict will produce at  least $5,000,000 during the present  year. This is regarded as a conservative estimate by those who are  familiar with this country and its  capabilities! tor producing ore. The  iiiiues which will ������hip ore this year are  the Payne. Rem, Slocan Star, Ibex,  Last Chance, Ruth, Noble j������'ivi������. Good  Enough; Surprise, Washington, Two  Friends, Whitewater,        Rambler,  Jackson, Wonderful, Wellington,  Slocan lioy. Northern Belle. Lucky  Jim, Consolidation, fdohy, Howard  Fraction, ���������- Enterprise, Queen -Bessy  Bondholder, Kxrliange, Ch.-ipleau,  Montezuma, Silver Bell, ' Gibson,  London and Bullion, Best, Bluebird,  Sunset. Monitor, Galena Mine^, Fisher  Maiden, Ivanhoe. Iron Hand. Nopawa.  Chambers, Northern Belle number 2,  Mountain Chief, Black Fox, Anloine.  American Boy, A.jnx and sevuiai  others. The above list comprises the  names of -17- mines from which  ore will be shipped. This is a  wonderful record.   , . ^  WILD  CATTISH.  The British . Columbia- Gazette  shows that there were &IU- companies  organized in' the province during 1S00.  for the surpose of developing the mines  ,of British Columbia, which is about  200 more than the previous year. The  total capitalization of these companies  is $315,000,000. This immense capitalization shows that there . is something  radically wrong with o'ir.mining laws  ���������and even the brilliant possibilities  of British Columbia do not warrant  these splendid preparations. The.  boards of trade are taking the matter  up aud are preparing to ,move the  local government to have every new  company taxed one per cent of their  normal capitalization. This, it is  thought, by. reducing the number 'of  shares and" increasing the price will  effectually prevent "wild catting."' It  is said there ;ire 03.000 more claims in  tlie province looking for companies���������  so that there will be lols ol" chance to  legislate \-ct.  '.MINING  RISKS COMPARE!}.     ''  ' Canadian Miner: Some people think  'that'an investment in gold mines is of  the nature'of gambling. ' The' opinion  is,a mistaken one. If an investor takes  care to see. that the mine he invests in  is properly equipped in capital, is managed by   practical   men,   directed by  really trustworthy people and shows  sufficient development to ascertain  that it probably will prove a real mine,  he lakes no more of a risk than in engaging in a drygoods, grocery or hardware business! The late lion. John  Mucdonald, one of Toronto's most successful wholesale, merchants, some  years ago stated that after a twenty  years acquaintance with the careers of  men engaging in commercial life, he  had found that sixty per'cent lost all  or ������������������: ������������������ 'most all of the money  they put into business; that thirty-five  percent got out barely holding their  own; or making but little, and that  only five per cent, actually '-made  moiicy. Talk about risks! ' Mining,  especially when undertaken with  moderate care, does not present the  risks of ordinary business  enterprises.  I1ALI)  MOUNTAIN  A 1'1-'AI US.  The rapid rise in some o������ the mining  stocks of West Kootenay is creating  quite 11 stir in the local investment  market and we hear of several sales  being made at good liguies. It is the  intention of the promoters of the Bald  Mountain mine's to place their slock  on tho market in a few days. The  company it will be remembered is  compose altogether of Calgary'men  and have been prosecuting development work steadily during the winter  on one of their 10 mining claims.  Heretofore they have not been  justified in asking the public to  assume, any financial responsibility in  connection with development, but  have carried on their operations at  their own expense. The results are  now, we learn, proving so satisfactory  that the management feel justified in  putting some of their stock on the  market. We are informed that some  parties in the eastern American  cities have already made application  for blocko of the "stock. It is likely  that some of it may also be placed  on the local  market cit an early date.  GOOD  DEMAND  FOR STOCKS.  Ellis & Grogan report having sold  today a large block of Deer Park Gold  Mining Stock. There is also a, good  demand for Monita and Colonna stocks.  A Crack at the Bar.  Chatham, N.B., citizens on Saturday  gave a banquet to Mr. 11. li. Bonnet,  hamster, who is moving to Calgary to  join a well known legal linn. In proposing the toast of the Bench and Bar,  Mr. J. L. Stewart relieved his feelings  and amused the gathering by saying it  was the first time in his life that he  had been asked to propose a toast.of  which he could say nothing good.  People went to the lawyers in trouble  and were soon .in greater trouble. It  was like seeking surcease from pain or  sorrow in opium or alcohol. The last  stage of the poor devils was worse than  the fir.-l.' I Laughter.) The only good  he could say of the profession, and the  only thing that marred the guest of the  evening, was that Mr. Bennett belonged to it. Law-yets pounced upon the  estates of the deceased, and, with the  help ol the judges, gobbled them up.  Creditors who tried to get bankrupt  estates out of the lawyers' hands were  in danger of being made bankrupts  themselves. Witnesses were browbeaten until sensitive and self-  respecting persons would rather see  guilty persons escape than appear  against them. Judgments were  sometimes withheld till half of the  interested parties had died. No two  courts, and no two judges seemed able  to agree on the simplest questions of  law and justice. Instead of protec ting  liberty and property, the courts endangered the liberty and absorbed the  property of those who cot into them.  But it "was necessary to keep on the  good side of the profession, for fear of  the consequence in case one got  entangled in legal toils, and "hence this  toast.   (Laughter and applause).  A few days ago the first curfew bell  was rung in-Ottawa at S o'clock, and  no children wereon the streets after  that hour. The relief to parents to  know that their children are not  loafing about after dark must he very  great.  Sixteen children were burned to  death and three fatally' injured in a  fire that destroyed an orphans'home  near Dallas, Texas.  The Pall Mall Gazette in a long  leading article warns the Catholic  Church 111 Canada that unless it  abandons its arrogant assumption  of Governmental powers and clerical  interference in politics it- will  endanger its existence.  The resignation of Mr. John Sinclair  as Governor General's secretary has  been accepted, and Mr. Sinclair has  been appointed, without pay, acting  secretary for His Excellency! This is  on account of Mr. Sinclair's contesting  a Scotch constituency for the  Imperial Parliament.  The rierchant's Hotel  lllecillewaet, B. C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, and is ������o-  first-class in every respect. Good accommodation. Best)  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at tho Bar.  Peterson & Lappari, Proprietors  ouse  .   The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  'Most Accomodation.  St. Loon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrovr  Lake, run in connection.  Rates SI.00 Per Day.     ���������     Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors, Revels  The Best Hotel in  Revelstoke is the  C. Edwards, Pro.  Wholesale dealeis in'  V^  The-  ���������SE3S___5_  Revelstoke  Stmi-  W������������kly  e ��������� ���������  ;Agcnts:for  J. "W. Karn Co.'s Pianos, and the Gould Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated  Bicycles  500 copies each������.������_,si-;.._  ���������    a circulation ot 1000 weekly.  ���������    .       - An ad in THE HERALD will r������nch tha  people of West Kootenay.  Latest   telegraphic news from nil point!  up to the point of issue. - -.  SabsePiption, $2.00 a Year  ���������"' Invariably in Hdtfane* .  Out* Job Department ^ wen equipped, we  print everything, and .do it in first claw stylo  as we have the best of workmen, pro-met, type  and stock.      Give us a trial job.  Special Attention to mfllli ORDER*  JOHNsori  PETTIPIECE,  Revelstoke, B.C.  _������Fop������i������to������*  and  Publishers'  ,_jWjatMj���������v_H__1Mi_M*M^  The fast growing- centre of NORTH KOOTENAY  or in  The centre of the LARDEAU MINES  BUY LOTS AT ONCE  ���������   " a ..  If you intend to purchase as your field of choice diminishes daily  For Lots Apply  e Agent  S89 ���������������,*.���������(-���������������*.+*w������������������*3ir������i,  ~.irMM^*Mi.������_?r.t*Jri_._ -,i ��������� ���������  J\cuek!olie ||crali!  ltEVEi_sTOKi-:. 11. V., January -'10, ISO".  L06AL  AND   GENERAL   HEWS  An i:-ite.re5!:incr Budget of Local, Persona]  and   General  Items Round  and  About  Revelstoke.  Holland is seeking incorporation as  .'i municipality.  .!. 1-. Beer, of Red Deer, Alberta, was  in town yesterday on his way to Trail.  Trail Creek will be known as Trail  in future, so says the U. U. Gazette.  Mr. G. E. Grogan, of Tun Herald,  is expected to arrive from Calgary  tonight.  G. Herbert llashdall, mining recorder, Nelson, died on Friday week of  pneumonia alter five days' illness.  James Gilsion. time-keeper for the  Horne-Payne Co. at Laurie, arrived in  town on a business trip Wednesday  evening last.  The Indian plague has reached Marseilles, France, so the dispatches state,  and there have been a number of  deaths from it on the streets.  A special from Havana states that  the death rate from all diseases there  is 35 or more daily. There are 5000  cases of smallpox in the city.  Rossland Record: "The Revelstoke  Herald is a new paper that undertakes to help build up the country. It  ���������will be published twice a week and  has a healthy appearance."  There seems to be every probability  of the long unsettled townsite "muddle" being settled this summer. In  the interests of all concerned we hope  so.  The eastern portion of this town is  entirely at the, mercy of fire, until such  times as the waterworks system is  completed. Some preliminary move  should be made.  J On Thursday evening next a  Fancy Dress Carnival will be held in  the Victoria Rink. Prizes will be  given for the best ladies, and gent's  ' dress,:also skating single and double.  The Band will be in attendance.  The water pipes in some places,  where exposed to the weather, have  been frozen and burst in the last few  days. The main pipes are only some  two or three feet in the ground, but  no bother has yet been caused by  .^= frost,  A refreshment counter is being established at the Victoria skating rink,  for the accommodation of skaters, by  Frank Vandall, of the Gold Hill hotel.  J. Dunn is in charge. The enterprise  is worthy of menl ion.  Mr. Chas. Wilson, tailor of this  place, received work on Wednesday  from new Denver, of the sickness of  his brother M. A. Wilson, in the same  business, and left that evening to take  "his brother's place and look afLer him.  Harry Needham. mail-carrier between Arrow Head and Trout Lake,  in writing to his father here on lhe  20th inst., reports the ice in fine condition, there being good skating for  miles clem- to Thomson's Landing and  Lardeau.  Leightun Parker, wife and family of  rviihcild. Anuria. p,is.-ed through here  ti'di-y "Hi their way to Spokane,  Wa.-h. ilr, Parker is so much im-  oii-.-sird with Revel.-loke. as a suitable  -���������He in!- a saw mill, that he intends re  tiivning here as soon a.- possible, to  put in a mill.  Mr. Wm. Short, one of Edmonton's  promising young lawyers, and Mr  "White, a busines.-, man of Brandon,  Man., who are vi.������iting thu West  Kootenay mining centres with a view  to making a location, were in Revelstoke yesterday and called at the  Herald oflk-e. * Both gentlemen were  taken up with the appearance of  the town, and while here vi.-ited all  points of interest.  T. Hillier, of Laurie, is in town.  11. X. Coursier returned from Trail  on Wednesday.  Mr. B. R. Atkins, of the Mail, is still  confined to his house with la grippe.  * TliK Herald will be kept for sale  at Chas. .1. Aman's bookstore, or F. B.  Wells' gents' furnishings store���������post  oflice.  A meeting of the Board of Trade  was held on Thursday evening last,  lhe minutes of which will appear in  Wednesday's issue.  H'Before decidiug on the location of  your new house, weigh well the respective merits of the upper and lower  towns as places of residence. Consider  that lots in the upper town cost eight  times as much as those in the lower.  C.E.SHAW has lots in both towns  for sale, some special snaps in lower  town lots.    Give him a call.  The snow in front of the fire hall  still remains. Who, or what is the  Revelstoke fire brigade ? Will some  one kindly explain what is done or  what there is to shew for the $200 a  year contributed by the Provincial  Government to this organization.  Vancouver World: "A new weekly  paper has appeared at Revelstoke,  under the title of The Hekaid, Johnson &; Pettipiece being the publishers.  We beg to inform the World that  This Herald is a semi-weekly, and  gives readers in this district all telegraphic and news pertaining to this  district at least two days ahead of any  other paper published in British Columbia.  Will some person be good enough  to explain to Tnu Herald how it is,  or how it was. that Mr. Marti and The  Kootenay Smelting & Trading Go.  secured clear titles to their property  in Revelstoke, while others have been  unable to this date to secure the same  thing in spite of their most vigorous  efforts. Surely one man has no more  rights than another, in this, a free  country.  Commenting upon one of our recent  editorials the Victoria Colonist has  the following to say: "The Revelstoke Herald in a well considered  article pleads for government aid  to a light railroad or tramway into  the Big Bend country. It says such  roads ate built in Ireland for $500 a  mile. The Herald points out that  the r;ver route is practically available  for only three months in each year."  It is noteworthy that" the coast  papers too, recognize the need of  cheaper transportation into the Big  Bend.  Mr. N. T. Edwards, who a few weeks  ago met with a painful accident to  his right ankle while snowshoeing,  was able for the first time on Thursday lo be around without the aid of  crutches. A II EH A ld man in conversation with hiui discovered that he  was one of the first quartz prospectors  in the Trout Lake district, and the  original discoverer and owner of the  Snowshoc mine, in the Great Northern  group recently purchased by the  l-lorne-P.iyne Co. Mr. Edwards like  all the old time prospectors in the  ITarcleau country, speaks~of~ft as one"  of the richest in West Kootenay, and  recent discoveries and development  must  necessarily bear out his beliefs  Geo. A. Smith, of Boyd's ranch, who  went east last November on a plea-sure  trip, returned here on Thursday evening. While conversing with a Herald man yesterday he said that tho  weather was more severe in the east,  and that he was snow bound in Dakota for ten days. He speaks highly  of St. Paul, and particularly of the  "Globe" hotel as a place to find coin-  fort and everything a man wants.  Mr. Smith says that while in Montreal,  Toronto and other Eastern cities he  met with almost hundreds of people,  ���������mil many of them investors and  capitalists, who are coming to this  district in a month or so from now.  Things are pretty quiet in the east and  Mr. Smith seemed pleased to get back  home. lie. will hit the Big Bend  again this summer, where he has put  in the past three, seasons.  And still it snows.  Dry wood is being delivered in town  at 83.50 per cord.  A. F. LondeU's new residence is  Hearing completion.  ltobt. Gordon, of the Revelstoke  Iron  Works, is around ragain.  Operations will shortly be begun on  the new C.P.R. freight shed and bond  warehouse.  Archie Currie passed through  here yesterday enroute to his home  in Collingwood. Ont.  A report of all the freight passing  in and out of Revelstoke for January  will appear in our next issue.  A carnival is to be the next special  attraction at the Victoria rink. Thursday evening next is the date set.  John Shaw sold to J. Woodrow  three-eights interest in The Orange  Boy, situated on Cannes' Creek, Big  Bend.  * For investment, saving or borrowing. The Equitable Loan and Building  Society, of Toronto, offers splendid  opportunities. For particulars apply  to Sibbald & Pease.  Some of "the boys" are wishing for  spring already: so that they can get  out in the "hills" again. Success to  you all.  The la grippe wave over Revelstoke  has let up somowb.it and almost every  day some new convalescent appears  on tho streets.  Work has been suspended on the  Columbia Brewing Go's, brewery for  the time being. The scarcity of lumber and cold weather preventing.  The Herald desires a live reliable  correspondent in every point surrounding Revelstoke. Give us all the news  but always the bare truth, and no  exaggeration.  As will be seen in another column a  fancy dressed carnival is being advertised to be held in the Victoria rink  on Thursday evening next.  Revelstoke is very much in need of  a chartered hank. We would suggest'  that the Molson's Bank not only advertise here, hut also put in a branch.1  There is a splendid opening.  John Doubt, watchman at the  lllecillewaet tunnel, spent a couple of  weeks holidays in town for tho benefit  of his health. Mr Doubt returns to!  his post of duty today fully restored  to health.  The Rev. Mr. Thompson who has  been assisting the Rev. Mr. Wood in  in the revival services in the Methodist  church for the past two weeks left for  his home in Vernon, B. C, on Thursday last.  * AV. A. Martel & Son, photographers, will be in town for two weeks.  Studio at Union Hotel. Cabinet  photos, $5.25. One large platino photo,  11x14, in handsome frame will he  given with each dozen cabinet photos.  All our work is guaranteed and finished in your town. Call at Studio and  see .samples.     No photos  taken after  Mr. W. A. Myers, recently Editor  and Proprietor of the Neepawa. Man.,  Herald.arrived from WinnipegbyNo  I last night and paid a fraternal call to  the Herald sanctum this morning.  Mr. Myers is taking a trip through  West Kootenay ar.d left to clay for the  South country. He will locate in  some of the rich mining camps of the  south and with his pen assist us in  bringing to the notice of the out-side  world the wonderful mineral resources  of West Kootenay.  The services in tha Methodist church  tomorrow (Sunday) are sis follows:  at JO a.   in.  consecration   meeting,   at  II a. in. morning service, 2:30 p. in.  Sunday school, 7:30 p. m. evening  service. Subject for evening service  is "Unpardonable Sin." On Monday  evening at 8 o'clock a meeting of the  young people of the congregation will  be held in the. parsonage. On Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock the quarterly  board meeting will be held.  tS&H  X37������.ftl������llMti Iff ___1'4*  R������������ELSTei'JC  ������ TRAIL  F. B. WELLS  (Successor to Gilkeu & Wells.)  POST   OFPIOB   STORE.  Gent's Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobacco,  Small Sundries, Et c. Etc  .      . REVELSTOKE,  33. O.  THE MASQUERADE BALL.  The Event of the Season���������Over ioo  People Participate��������� Beautiful Costumes���������All Have a Jovial Time.  The masquerade ball last night was  an eventful one in the dancing circles  of Revelstoke. About 50 couples assembled at Bourne's ball, under the  auspices of the Quadrille Club, (Robt.  Gordon, manager and instructor) and  "tripped the light fantastic" until 3  o'clock this morning. The following  are the names of the nmsqueradcrs as  near as we could ascertain :. Miss Martin,Swiss Peasant;MissAdair,Queen of  Night; Mrs. Burton, Rosilind; H. Han-  bury. King William; F, H. Fretz, A  Logging Camp Boss; God. Caldwell.  "A Sheeney!'; H. A. Brown, Highland  Scotchman; J. Edwards, Bassanioi  Miss Edwards, Scotch Lassie; Miss  Cao, Red Riding Hood; Miss McLean,  Sunflower; Mrs. Atkins, Queen of  Hearts; C. B. McLean, Hamlett; W.  G.Paxton, Highlaiidnmn; Mrs. Hutchison, School Girl; F. 13. Wells, Dick  .Tempin, the Highwayman; T. Hughes,  "Coon"; R._Fleming, A Fish Woman;  Mr. Craige, Usher of Imperial House  of Commons; Mrs., Craige, Welsh  National; P, Leake, liritish Soldier;  Miss Boult, Queen of Hearts; C.  Holten. Nights of Templar; F. Brown.  Portia; Mr. Pease, Huntsman; S.  Needham, ��������� ; Mrs. J. Foster. Turkish  Tatnhouriiio Girl; R. McLean, King  Henry VIII; J. Foster, News Agent;  Mrs. II. A. Brown, Mrs. Beveridge,  The Heavenly Twins; Bert Campbell,  E. Edwards, Two of a kind;- Mrs. Sar-  geant, Daffodil ; Mrs, H. Bourne,  Chrysanthemum; Miss Swanton, The  Maiden All Forlorn ; Mrs. Sibbald,  Ghost; Miss Behrons, Crossing Sweeper: Miss Rondeau, MotberGoose; Miss  Northey, Dancing Girl ; G. Nurse,  Union Jack; R. Green, A Revelstoke  .Bandsman; Guy. Barber, Sailor ;.Wm.  Lawrence.Farmer'sBoy: Miss Toombs,  An Italian Girl.  Among  the   spectators   we noticed:  Mrs. Hopgood, Miss  Hopgood,  H.  N.  Coursier and wife.  Dr.   McLean   and  wife,    Mrs.   Hamilton, J.  Pettipiece,  Mrs. J.   Caley,   Miss    Ilanbury,   Mi.'S  Mabel    Adair,    Mr.   .Sergeant,   Wm.  Caldwell, Mrs. Mackinson,   J.  Hutchison. AV.  McLellan,  Mrs,   C. Edwards,  Miss Mary Edwards, Mrs. L. Plumber,  Mrs. W. Fleming, Mrs. McCarthy.  R.  Horigins, Mr. and Mrs. McCarty,   Miss  1 Evans, II. Bourne,-Miss Ilanbury.  !     Prof.   Lapaso.   violinist,    and   Fred  [ Ahlin. pianist, furnished the  excellent  music.  A sumptuous lunch was served at  midnight.  Mr. Gordon deserves highest praise  as the inaugurate!- and manager of  the eventful masquerade.  The Big Bend mail left here on  Wednesday, per dog-train, J. Nelson  in charge.  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 cards, etc.? If yon need anything in the printing line call 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 Hghald, '  * Anything from a small hand bill  to a whole sheet, poster printed neatly  and cheaply at The Herald.  SUBSCRIBE  F0R  u  THE HERALD"  The Only Semi-Weekly Newspaper  Between Winnipeg and   the Coast.  ONLY  $2. PER VEAR.  SLEEP AND SLUMBER  Wbilo being shaved at  JOE JOE'S SHAVING PARLOR  Hair Tonics of all kinds on hand. Boufonmlng  and Shampooing a specialty. All branches of  tbo tonsorial art executed with ambidextrous  (lextority.   Bath rooms in connection.  TOBACCOS, CIGARS,  and CIGARETTES.  FRUITS    AND    CONFECTIONERY  J. Morgan, Main St., Revelstoke.  One door oast Columbia Hotel.  There is no  For Good  >  About it!  Bread, Cakes  Confectionery, Etc., Etc.  THE REVELSTOKE BAKERY  IS THE PLACE TO BUY.  W. B. McKECHNIE,  (M. B., M. D. O. Al.)  PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,  Okfick In It. Samson's houso. (next Prosbv-  tprlan church.) Culls by telephone or uloRraph  promptly attended to. Olllce hours: 0:30 to  11 a. m., 1:30 to 4 and 7 to 8 p. m.  Revelstoke,  B.   C.  In Full Dress  A man always looks his best;  ' more especially if the SUIT is  well made. AVe guarantee this,  and at the lowest price. Call in ���������  and inspect our Goods. A full'  and complete range of cloths to  choopc from���������Finest workmanship. Our complete stock of  GENTS' SUITINGS is strictly up-  to-date.  R. 5. Wilson.  ARE YOU GOING  A. N. SMITH"  Baker and Confectioner.  Ilcvclstoko Station, B.C.  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 ybtt.  Estimates Furnished Free'ES  All repairing and new work promptly attended tc, and the very best  workmanship  guaranteed.  A supply of Hard Woods kept in stock  Also other odds and ends which  are useful in our line of  business.  L. A. Fretz, Revelstoke Station.  f. Mccarty  Wholesale  and Retail.  I BUTCHER  DEALER IN  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack, Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station,        ���������   ���������      B. C.  Any One  Requiring Wood  Can Buy it Cheaper from        ���������i ini  W. FLEMING  Than you can afford to steal it,  and take the chances of being  caught.  Draying a Specality  At Lowest Prices.  e  a  MM  1  Sole Agents for Ram Lai's Tea  Agents for the, Victoria Giant  Powder Go.    Powder from 45  to 75 per cent.   Also Judson's  and Stump Powder.  Gaps and Fuse,  g^^^isS  U INDIAN,  A Complete Stock of  HARDWARE  And a Large Supply of  FRESH GROCERIES  always on hand.  Selling off Remnants of Prints and Dress  Goods at Cost.  Full line of Miner's Supplies carried at  Trout Lake City

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