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 D  / ������������������ ��������� *.'-. *  / :  .<��������� j  Published in the Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon and Jordan Pass Districts.  s&  -ISSTJE3D   rr^N-TC!tt-J������--VV-l^ttJ^ ��������� 'WttlD2&ttSJDJiJY&   AZfcTID    SATTTZR-ZDAYS-  Vol. I.    No    15.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  n  by  I  !  Letter!  j* VHE first thing wise pe-onle think of ���������������  \SJ 1     whun onierinz goo Is by mail is the &  IS) oapa-'iiy for budine^ of those ihey write jS-  l^ lo. The, reputation we enjoy for prompt- Vf-  t>< ress mokes our Mull Oi*ei.-r trade forge \J-  >8< ahead at a gratifying rate.                          Jv-  Our Specialties -j���������*���������  Groceries Dry Goods   -  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings i  Crockery Tailoring j  Dressmaking '  Itequc^tn for prici l'sta anel samples  receive prompt attention.  Hudson's -Bay Stores,  - ....Calgary.... ft)  :23SS3ggSJ=^S"?2S?iS3:?;?S^_^  Just unloaded, a car'oa 1,  coiisis tn of  Cut Nails  Casing Nails  Wire Nails  Wire Finishing Nails  Moulding Nails ,  Etc.-  -all sizes  .-  On hand, complete stock of  Horse Shoes,  Horse Shoe  0HAS. R. CARLYON,     , s ' -  BARR1STER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  'AND NOTARY PUBLIC.    ,  SSrOFFlCE :   Mail building, Revelstoke. B C.  T. L.HAIG. .  ���������isroa?Jt*R.'2- _?t7-sxjIC.  3IINING, REAL ESTATE,  and General Commission Agent.  ' Fire and Life Insurance.  Representative e f the Kootenay  Smelling and Trading Syndicate.  Agent for Revelstoke, Trout  Lake and other Toionsites.  "You'll Do Well  By getting your watch  Repairing done with a  Competent workman at  Right prices.  "Mail orders are being  made a specialty, and  receive, prompt' and  careful attention.  S. F. W. GAINER . . t  High Grade Wjitch.Specialist  Nails  Toe Calks  Round Iron, all sizes, i to i inch.  Square Iron, all sizes, J to If ihch.   ���������  Flat'Iron, all sizes, I to 4 x .{-, y, I.  Bar Steel. ?  Octagon- Steel, Etc.  Sheet Copper. Galvanized Iron, Zinc, at  lowest prices.  BOa.RNE BR0S.:  REVEi2sreKE.srAri9N'  GREECE WILL NOT WITHDRAW.  GREAT     BRITAIN  STOP SHORT OF  LIKELY    TO  COERCION  REMEMBER______  that you can hny goods throuuh 113  by mail as siLiiflfacnorily as if you  iv re h- re to buy in person Wc  make a sproial 'roint often i"g mail  01 elurte prompt and cat of ill ui tention,  Jir-t try u<.  THOMSON BROS.' BOOKSTORE,  -  CaLOAKV.  ALHKKTA.  HOBT, SAMSON  *  ' DEALER IN"'*  CORD AND STOVE WOOD  nt lowei-t prices.  Drawing of  all kinds promptly at-  tciiduil tu.   Prices right.  KEVELSTOKE, B.C.  REVELSTOKE  Austria, Germany and Russia  will   Ad.  here to the Ultimatum���������A  Papal   Ablegate, for Canada���������The C. P. R. will  > go on with the Crow's Nest Pass.  . (Special to the Herald.)  London, ,March 0.���������In the house today Sir Vernon Harcourt asked the  Government' to promise * that the  British forces should not be used  against the. Greeks before parliament  had been consulted.  Queen Victoria is believed to be  taking a personal part in shaping the  policy of Great Britain in this emergency as she did in the German crisis  fourteen months ago.  '..Greatanxiety is felt in Vienna lest  Great Britain shuuld refuse to join in  coercing Greece. - As -' yet - Austria,  Germany and Rus-.ua only have assented to the propositions of the .Foreign Admirals in Cretan waters, which  imply a severe blockade of the coasts  of Greece. *' ...  St. Petersburg, Maiclr 0.���������Tlie  government expresses a ileterniination  to adhere unswervingly to its decision  to push the coercion of "Greece to tbe  farthest limit,, and .earnestly hopes  that the other powers display equal  firmness.   -  Ottawa, March' !).��������� It sec-ins that  Mr. Russell, the English Queen's counsel, his had an otlicial standing in his  negotiations with the papal authorities for the despatch of an ablegate to  Canada. Tlie negotiations with Rome  have been conducted through him by  the government rather than hy individual Catholic ministers. Mgr. Merry  del Val has been appointed. -.      *  Montreal, March 0.���������It is said that  there is great activity in the Canadian  Pacific ' offices, -sending men west in  connection with the Crow's Nest Pass.  It is thought that Van Home's sugges-  -tion to go aheadwitli the railway, and  look, for a subsidy later; is.'to be'followed. :   * -      _._".'     ' ".    ��������� . . '   '".    "  ' 1' *  :  THE NEW.YORK -MARKET.  Today's Quotations in the   Metal Market.  New York, Mar.'10���������Bar silver. (IIS;  Lead, strong, brokers $".05, exchange  ,$3.40 to 3.42-1; Copper, steaelv, brokers,'  $11.85; exchange $11.85 to $12.  J.    R.   HULL   &  Puccessors to Hull Bros. & Co.,  CO".,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  . in Beef, Pork, Etc  "    f  '       KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.'  All orders in our line promptly filled.  the men now opposed to incorporation  have a single argument against it; iu  fact, some I could "name have been  strong supporters of the movement up  to the time when the bill with its  iniquitous clauses was applied for, and  in which thoy are interested.  It is ne-edlcss. however, to further  discuss the matter. If a study of the  above clause will not awaken Ihe people to what, they are throwing away,  nothing will.  However much I may have been  maligned, I have always advocated  what. I conscientiously considered for  the public good, aud rest assured, if  "the lew young men" get the charter  they are afle'r, Revelstoke .ratepayers  will before', long be sorry for then- procrastination.���������Yours, etc.,  H. A. Brown.  Revelstoke. March S. IS97.  REVELST9KE  THE   COMING     BUSINESS  CENTRE   OF,  NORTH  KOOTENAY   ^BLACKSniXHIN^and^^OBBINQ,.  PLUMBING and PIPE-FITTING,  TINSrilTHINQ and SHEET IRON  WORK, .  MACHINERY REPAIRED.    ���������  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  A FEW INSIDE I2OTS STILL IiEFT  in the surveyed portion of Victoria Avenue,  FERGUSON,  the  business centre of the Liirdeau  Counti-y. *  Price: $110.  Terms:  J  cash,  ������ 0 months.  i 3 months, J 0 months,  Cattle Starving in Kamloops.  The unusual, length of the winter is  proving a serious matter to the cattlemen   of   Kamloops   iind the vicinity.  Generally   they   calculate  to have to  feed hay for afiout two  months only,  but this"year the winter set in early in  "Noviiniber.-and- many cattlemen-have  been   feeding   right   along   from   the  middle   of    that   month.      The   consequence is that their stock of hay is  exhausted, aud there are from 12,000  to 15,000 head of cattle starving in the  district.     The area of the hay famine  extends   from Shuswap to Ashcroft.  Last   Friday the Kamloops Board of  Trade,   with   a  large and  influential  deputation eif cattlemen, met the district freight agent. Mr. Cameron, and  laid the   matter   before  him.     They  asked for a special reduction in order  to enable them  to get in   baled hav  from Alberta.     At present baled Kay  cau be got f.o.b. on lhe C. & E. line* at  from $4 to $0 per ton.     The freight  conies to $7 per ton.     Thu cattlemen  asked for a slight concession  in view  of the urgent nature of the case, and  Mr.   Cameron   promised to do all he  could for them.     At present lowland  hay is worth $20 per ton in Kamloops.  The  position of tlie cattlemen    is   a  critical one. both for themselves and  the whole of the inland portion of the  province,  which   depends  largely on  the cattle raising industry.  "The Incorporation Question  To THE^EuiTOH of The Herald :  Sir,���������'In   your   issue   of   Saturday,  March  0th,'appears a letter over the'  signature; of "A  Close .Observer."     1  hardly think a reply necessary, excepting to thank him  for the  information  he .brings out  by   the   following sentence:    "Now,   sir,   their   movements  seem to be a kind of stumbling block  they are wanting to put in the way of  our few young men in this part of the  "district, who are seeking incorporation  foi- water and electric: light company."  The.,writer hasa bill before him which  is_.nn\v having   the   attention of   thy  legislature, entitled '"An  act respecting tlia incorporation of the Revelstoke*  Waterworks, Electric Light, to Power  Company. Limited (limited, no doubt,  as to liability,,but in hardly any oth'.-r  respect). "   After giving tlie company  poweirs to obtain  lauds  by .exproprii-  tion/and other powers almost without  limit, section 47 says: Vln event of the  incorporation, within the meaning of  the municipal acts for the time being  in force in this province, of the town  of Revelstoke, the said corporation so  created; shall at any time   they may  think fit have the  right to  purchase,  and the company shall be compelled to  sell . the   works   and   property of the  company, on the said corporation paying  tej  the  company the" cost of construction Hnda.suffieient sum to make  up the. interest on'the capital invested  iu cost of construction  anel  maintenance to the amount of twelve (12)-per  centum' per annum to date   of- such  purchase, after, taking   into  account  any profit that  may  have  been made  up, to   that' time, and  a further sum  equal to a bonus  not exceeding thirty  (3u. per centum' on the capital actually  invested.'"     Now, let  us  assume  that  the incorporation  of Revelstoke does  not occur for a year and  this plant is  put in and it,costs  $50.01)0 (amount of  capital in application for charter), the  interest for one year would  be  $0000,  anil 30 per rent, bonus equals $15,000  more, or $71,000.     If  the   town  hael  been incorporated  before  the passage  of this act-they could obtain the same  privilege for. any way. G per cent, on  money,.or $18,000 less���������or say $53,000.  In reply to those.who cry we shoulcl  not   incorporate   until   we   have   our  titles,  as   we cannot collect   taxes, I  would say that if it is in the. power of  _the___pro_v.iticial___gc)_vet'iiiiic*.tit^.to_gr;int  the: franchises under this act   before*  the house, and provide  for collection  eif-all dues thereunder, the  municipality could hy the same government be  given   full   powers   for   collection   of  taxes.  _ No    further    comments    on   these  points are necessary.  Thanking you for the space,���������Yours,  John li. Siuuald.  Revelstoke Station. March 8, 1897.  ArPLY  C.  E.   SHAW,  Real Estate Agent, Revelstoke.  Leave your orders for   gread,    : :  Cakes,     :     :  Confectionery  ���������s  With.,  .A.-   ZtT.  Revelstoke Station  NOTICE  Not'ce is hereby given tha"; thirty 13v> day  from <1 etc I intend to mnkc application to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  least*, for twenty-one* years, of one hundred  acres of land, b afore doscribed, for the'purpose  of opening up and working a "stone quarry"  thereon. ,  Said land Is situated on the rant sido of  Upper Ariow Lake, about three miles south of  Cape Horn.  Commencing at a post placed at the northwest corner .and marked *'J. K.'s X. W.  corner," running thence twenry chain, east,  thence eighty chains south, thence twenty  cluing wst, thenco richly chains north, following lake shore to point of commencement.  9th February, 1S07.  James Kelly.  NOTICE  As I intend to leave town, owing to ill  hc-tlth. <ih->nt the 1st of March. I herebv  request lhat all debts due me bo settled before  that date, after which th<.y will be placed in  the linnets of a collector.  fcl'13'f " W. FLEMING.  Revelstoke Markets.  Retail���������Oats $30 per ton; butter, tub.  dairy 23c, creamery 28c.: potatoes  $30 per ton; hay. timothy .���������met clover.  $25 per ton; wil.l hay, $17: beef, by the  carcase. Oie-.; eggs, by the case"! 23c.  per clou.  CORRESPONDENCE.  Incorporation and the Waterworks Co.  To the Editor of The Herald:  Sir,���������It i.s rather amusing to learn  of the keen perception of. your correspondent "A Close Observer." If he  had been as his notn de plume woulel  lead one to suppose, he should have  learned long ere this that one of the  strongest arguments for incorporation  was to put the stumbling block he  mentions in the way of the "few  young men." I strongly advocateel  incorporation at the fh-st meeting so  the town would retain its franchises;  and that any one would openly come  into print, and advocate the bartering  of them for less than the proverbial  mess of pottage, is rather high-handed  piracy.  Are the ratepayers of this town  aware that there is a clause in the bill  now before the provincial legislature  giving the water and electric company  tbe right, in the event of the town becoming incorporated and wishing to  secure the privileges, to charge ns 12  per cent, per annum on invested capital to date of purc-hasc, nnd a bonus of  30 pet* cent, as well? Figure this up.  ratepayers, on the proposed capitalization, SoO.OOO, and then consider  whether it would not be better to incorporate, to float your own bonds or  eli'bentin-es at 0 per cent., which can  easily be done*, and own your own  franchises,.  As. far as I  have heard, nut one of  The Incorporation Question  To the Editor of The Herald:  Sir,���������Kindly permit in6 lo remark,  on the letters which appeared inyom-  last, issue re incorporation. With  reference to the first letter, while I  believe in the minority letcogni'/.ing  the will of the majority,'I also consider that it is the duty of those who'  have a good cause to' convert tb-ir  minority into a majority. John Moil -y  has well said, "The history of success  is the history of minorities" So shall  it be with thu incorporation of Revelstoke.  Is it true, as stated in the second  letter, that the reasou why incorporation is to be shelved is to enable "our  few young men" to get a cinch on the  water-rights which ought to belong to  the people of Revelstoke? If so. then  I say it is a public scandal. Are our  few young men among the opponents  of the incorporation movement? If  so. then the reason for their attitude  is plain, as it is to secure to them a  large, bonus for the natural lights  which should be conserved for "the  people. Every right-thinking man  ought to enter a vigorous protest  against such a scheme. If such a proposal was brought to the'light of clay  m the Australasian colonies, the people would rise as one man in indignant  protest. Not a member of parliament  would lend himself to the support of  such a charter. The sooner a similar  sentiment prevails iu the legislature of  this province, the better will it,be feu-  British Columbia. Some one has .said:  '���������Turn a thinker loose and he shakes  the* world: turn a monopolist loose  anel he shakes as much of the world as  he can fence in." Is it to be saiil nf  Revelstoke that the thinkers anil men  of public spirit, who dare to do then-  duty for the lown and for ils people,  shall remain in a mir.o.-ity?���������I am,etc.,  '     E.   A.   IlAGGAN.  March S.  The" Herald Gives Solid Reasons  for the Faith the Citizens of  Revelstoke Have in the Future  of the Place  A  noticeable  feature in  the   social  atmosphere of Revelstoke is the assured confidence wilh which  her citizens  look forward to the. immediate future,  and the faith which they place in her  certain development into a prosperous  business centre. " This  reliance  is   all  the more remarkable in a place, which  has up till late   years   existed   under  somewhat of a cloud, and  which has  not hitherlo gained  mnch  reputation  among   tbe    outside    public,     while  younger rivals in Kootenay have  shot  ahead    into    world-wide     publicity,  "Revelstoke has in fact in the past been  chiefly known as a town  possessing a  smelter, which did not do any smelting, and asthe gateway to a gold producing couutry in the Big Bend, which  was not as a matter of fact producing  much gold and .was apparently content to live on a reputation gained  in  the sixties.   It will suffice to remark  on these two   points   that   the   most  enthusiastic resilient of this place does  not claim that smelting as conducted  in Revelstoke during '87 or gold milling  as carried on in the Big Bend country  from 1SS5 to 1(392 will ever be productive of anything  but failure.     Other  factors tending to keep the place bade  have been the uncertainty of- the title  to the townsite, and a neglect on the  part of the C.P.R. to the just pretensions of  the  place   as   a   distributing  point".   It may, however, be reganled  as certain that- the. townsite' question,  which only requires the completion-of  a few red tape formalities to he-cleared  up will soon be settled and signs are  not  wanting that the  railway   company is awakening to a sense of  the  fact that this will shortly become   a  point, which it will be to their interest-  to regard with considerable favor.  THE  POSITION OF RliVELSTOKE.  ' Revelstoke's chief claim on the future  is her geographical situation. Through  her lies the only avenue by which the  well-known silver district of .Slocan.  the enormo-.is wealth of thp silver anel  gold mines of Lardeau anil Trout Lake,  and the placer diggings and gold-bearing quartz fields uf the Big Bend can  be : approached. East of 0 Revel-  stoke^lies__the_-_Illecillewaet_j-*aIley,-  in ' which recent discoveries of  immense value have" been made,  which development has shewn to rest  on a substantial basis; west of her the  Jordan and Eagle Pass are beginning  to attract the aT.tention of prospectors,  owing to valuable indications discovered-last year not far from town. In  the immediate* neighborhood indications of gold bearing quartz were also  found last year and placer diggings  have baen prospected just across tbe  river and will be worked next season."  For all this rich district Revelstoke is  Ihe centre and distributing point  Within a very short space of time  Ferguson, the   coming  camp  at  the  -    - - -     - nil  Miners and   Prospectors.  Will find it to their interest lo  wrile: for catalogues of Apirejo Harness. Saddle*,, ect., to C'AUSON to SllORE  Calgary.  forks of the Larelcau river,  Thomson's  Landing for the   Fish  Creek   mines.  Trout   Lake   City, ,Galena .Day,   the  starting point of the propose*d Lardeau  railway.. Laurie   the   camp   for    the  Laiiarfe mine, lllecillewaet and Albert  Canyon right on the main line,  a big  camp somewhere  up  the  north   fork  of the lllecillewaet, and   two   if   not  three mining camps in the Big LVnel  district will be drawing large supplies  from Revelstoke anil swelling the,balances of her steire* and hotel keepers.  the bio bend.  From '07, when the old time miners  left the district for the more easily obtained wealth  of  Cariboo, till 'So, the  Big-Bend   remained   in    undisturbed  peace,   and   though   for   seven   years  afterwards men were living  up there  anel going in anel  coming out,   it  was  not till '92 that mining began to be resumed. - Since 181)2 placer digging on  a largo scale has been resumed  arid  is  still   being   carried   on   at   the   Last  Chance and Consolation claims, and a  company is working a claim nt Smith's  creek as a hydraulic proposition, while  two more compan-es will operate with  hydraulic     machinery     on      French  creek this next season.   Gold  bearing  quartz has been found in considerable  quantities particularly in  the  locality  known as Ground Ho^ Basin, in which  the  Orphan    Boy claim, on   wliich   n  Revelstoke company has already done  considerable work,   proving   the existence of a large body  of ore   on   the  lead, is situated   as   well   as   a   large  number of oilier claims,  on .some   of  which an American   company  intends  to do  considerable  development  next  season.   There are also  two Vancouver   companies   formed   to    develope  claims in this vicinity.     Lower down  the  river at Carnes' Creek,  a   Revelstoke company  Ins   ae-epiireil  several  quartz   claims   and   will  do   work on  them next season.    Work is now commencing on the removal of minor ol>-  slructions to navigation in"the canyon  of the. river, whie-li will render it navigable He far up as, Laporte,  above the  mouth of Downie creek.   The C. P. K-.  has promised to put   on   a   boat   next  season to run that distance, which will  leave only about. 25 or 30 milesof pack-   ."  ing to he "done to reach   any   part  of  Coldstream   or   its  affluents    McCul-  lough and French  creek.     With" this  assistance there is no doubt there  wil.l  be a  large  influx  of  prospectors into  the  Big   Bend   countiy   next - season  and from what is already known of.the^.,  country   beyond   Coldstream on "the"  Columbia and north   up  Canoe, river,  there is little doubt that valuable  elis-  coverie-s will be made in it.   The lower   .,  part of Canoe river particularly is des-v   ������"  cribed as being a  district  particularly. t  likely to reward a thorough investigation.    Altogether lhe prospects for the  Big Bend   country, to   which   Revelstoke is the only possible gateway  are*' ,  bright this  year, and   the  close "of   it  will   see one  or   more   lively   mining  camps established in that famous'.district.  1LLEC1LLEWAET.    '  Following  up   Carnes' creek  brings  the pr.isneclor to  the   headwaters, of.  the north branch  of  the  lllecillewaet     -  on which  a  number   of   claims   have*,  been stakeel out. ���������   Development work  has fully borne out the promise of  the  ���������  surface indications.    On one  of  these  claims, the Waveiley, which'has been  recently acquired by an   English  syn-   -  dicate, a  tunnel has  been driven 17t>   .  feet on the lead,   shewing   a splendid   -.  body of very rich ore.'    Weh-k ' on  tlie  Dave Wt'lsley, which  is   also'owned '  by an  English   firm,   has   revealed   a-, ���������  large body of ore.   -Development will-  la* pushecl forward on the north branch . ���������  next season, and a lively mining camp. V;  will likely be located atsome point, on =,  the creek.   J. ���������_ -' '      - .   '"  " The north and south branches ofthe  lllecillewaet-join, at Albert   Canyon.  Up the latter two miles above Illei'ille-   '.  waet station, and about" thirty miles  froin,Revelstoke,at Laurie theHorne--  Payne   syndicate 'are    working .-the  Lanark mine. . They have had a force,  of 100 tc> 120 men  working   there  fen"   '  some time past' with- satisfactory' re.-- -  suits. ,.An aerial   tramway .-and" con-,'  centritor have  been  constructed and  will hoth-be in full- blast  next  month.   '  There can be little doubt that -the' ex-'  c-.ellent shewings obtained, by  the  .development of the Lanark will'cause a  number of other claims.t'o  be* opened  up next season, and the south  branch ���������  ot tbe lllecillewaet will be ii scene of;.,  considerable mining activity next sea- '"  son. i. ' .   -       ���������'"."'   ���������'.'  .   LARDEAU AND  TROUT tAKE;*ir-.   '  ���������   Of' all   tlie   districts   tributary    to'.v:  Revelstoke none are more rapidly com-,  ing to the front than the Lardeau and-   ,  Trout Lake sections.   The'extrao'rdin-   *  ary surface indications to be'found on   .-  the Lardeau river and Fish creek-were,   ;  discovered  some   time , ago',, in.  fact.',  shortly after the wonderful discover-" ''  ies of silver ore  in   the   Slocan ��������� had- ":  drawn atteniion' to  Kootenay, as. the't  richest silver counti-y on   the ���������* globe. "  Unfortunately while a eertairi'iimounV '  of   development  had-already  .taken  place*, in the Slocan district before the  '���������slump" in silver.   Lardeau  and Fish  Creek were still only known' by- their  surface shewings. ' Development hav- .-  ing been begun in the Slocan went on  .  until   it  proved   that  the "wonderful  richness of the Kootenay. silver.' mines..'.,  enabled them lo be worked at a  profit-  even in the face  of the   low ..price, of  silver and attention   was   otice   more  called to the  prospects discovered-' on'-'  the Lardeau. ��������� It is uo exaggeration to   ..  say that for surface  indications  Lardeau ,river excels   anything   yet  discovered in West Kootenay,- while  the  development   done     on." the-   Great  Northern  anil Silver Cup groups  by  the Horne-Payne syndicate, and otheis  have firmly established   the   substantial richness and permanent nature of  the leads below'the surface.   No, bet-,  ter proof can be adduced of the s-.itis-  factory nature of the results hitherto  obtained than  that  tbe  Horne-Payne.  people have acquired other claims "adjoining their own recently  at a   good  figure and wish to acquire more. They  will put up a concentrator at Ferguson  this coming season and   will  probably  build   a  road   into   that   point from  Galena Bay on the  Arrowhead  Lake,  with a  branch  up  Fish   Creek.     Another road Is being .surveyed from  the.  south along the  west  side   of  Trout  Lake to Arrowhead.     Space  will  not  permit us to dilale  on   the   numerous  claims iu the Lardeau and Fish' Creek.  At least a dozen will be shipping from  Ferguson this  next   season, and  that  place will be one of the most hustling  mining camps'in  Kootenay.    Lardeau  has been waiting a  long  time, but  its  turn   is   certainly coming at'last, and  coining soon.  THE JORDAN TASS.  Neaier home up the Jordan Pass a  very promising ledge: of "galena was  located last year, and the pass will be:  the scene of considerable prospecting  and development work this coming  season, while  RIGHT BEHIND THE TOWN  on the hill to the* north gold bearing  quartz's, known lo exist, and claims  have been lcicate������el anil will lie worked  next, summer. Placer claims have also  been leased opposite Revelstoke across  the Columbia, and will be operated as  soon as the sni*w goes off. Building  operations are already commencing  and it is evielont even if only what is  now in sight is taken into consideration that the town will make great  strides within the next few months,  while the indications are of a large  influx of population and something  very closely resembling a boom. The  fact is beginning to be recognized that  Revelstoke is the natural distributing  centre for north and central Kootenay.  a mining country which . promises to  prove second to none! in British Columbia in this immediate* future, aid  that both for capitalists, mining men  and business men Revelstoke is the  pljci*. and the present K the time to  get iu uu the ground lluor.  ������    "* TI  Revelstoke  Herald  JOHNSON to PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published in tho  ntercals of Revelstoke and the surrounding  Istrlct. Wednesdays and Saturdr*.. g, making  oeest connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads, tl.50 per  column loch,"JJ2.00 porlnohwheninserted on tltlo  page. Legal ads. 12c per (nonpareil! line for  Unit lnsortlon; -8o for each additional ioBortion.  I leading notices, ISc por lino each Isbuo. Birth,  iilarrlago and Death notices, froo.  Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier, 92.00  per annum: 11.25 fir six months, strictly In  dranca.  Our Job Department: Inr. Hikalo Job  Department is onn of the best equipped  printing orrloes in Weei Kootenay, and Is pro-  pared to execute all kinds ot printing in first  class'style at honest prices Ono prim) to all.  No job too largo���������none too small���������for us. Mail  orders promptly attended to. Give us a Irial  tn your next order-  To Correspondents: We invito correspondence on soy Bubjtsct of Interest to the general  -public, and de-biro a reliable regular corros-  i ondent' in every locality surrounding  ttevelstokc. In'all esses the bona tide namo  ~t>rth������, writer must accompany manuscript, but  l ot necessarily (or publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  -.������'" Revelstoke, B. C.  WEDNESDAY.   MARCH   10,     1SD7.  Iii view of some of his recent  Utterances'at Ottawa on North  West affairs it might not be out of  place to suggest that Mr. Hauitain  should post himself on the state  of public sentiment in the West,  nnd more particularly in Albertu.  The") Ottawa Minister who  opposes the building of the Crow's  Xest Pass line on the ground of  expense, and "that the Territories  with their sparse population could  not bo said to be in dire need of  such a railway," cannot be said to  add much -to tho intelligence of  Mr. Laurier's cabinet. The sooner  the rest of the Government repudiate his pessimistic sentiments the  better, will be Western opinions of  their policy.  -. The Toronto Globe stoutly  denies the -allegation that the  Dominion Government lias had  tiny negotiations regarding Manitoba school matters with the Pope.  This will allay any,doubts existing among the Liberals of Ontario.  Li ��������� Soleil, successor to the suppressed Electeur, of Quebec, gives  'the detailed particulars of Mr.  Kitzpatrick's mission to Rome and  his negotiations with the Pope.  This, shews the Catholics of Quebec that Mr. Laurier is doing all  he can for them at headquarters.  And yet there are people who do  - not understand the "sunny ways"  of Canada's accommodating Premier.  A bill now before the Ontario  Legislature 'proposes that tbe  councils of towns of less than 1000  inhabitants shall consist of a  mayor and six councillors, all to  be elected Iiy a general vote, so  that every ratepayer may vote for  six councillors, instead of only for  i, thie councillors in his own ward.  This statutory proposal coming in  .the wake of the recent reduction  _^^jii^the^nuniber=_of_county_coun^  uillors iu Ontario is being well  received, and has met with favour-  ��������� able comment at the hands of the  Outario press. It has been found  by experience that too many councillors like" the3proverbial cooks  spoil the broth of civic business.  The one councillor from a ward is  naturally far more alive to his* responsibility thairjfwhen that responsibility is shared by two or  1 liree other representatives from  the same district. The extension  nf the proposal to"tbe West is not  unworthy of consideration.  "It is plain," says Lieutenant-  ('overuor Mackintosh in a recent  magazine article, "that the practical immigration policy would be  to prove'.that Canada is able to  progress without undue depend-  elenco upon the outer world. The  Dominion lias capital and capitalists: unfortunately, many who  possess wealth close their purse  ->*triug������, imagine they have done  - enough in their time, and call on  1 he younger element to show what  is in them, by taking tneir  chances. Age, after all, is of com-  p-irativo signification. The bloom  i,f you'll never forsakes the-man  who is active, vigorous and  systematic towards his generation,  and decrepitude only begins when  mental aud physical energies are  permitted ��������� to lie dormant. A  C'ladstono at fl" years of age is a  standing reproach to the middle  aged individual who allows  himself to drift into reminiscent  uurrenti*, closes his counting  house, ties up his money bags, and  prepares to depart in peace. Let  some of these think again, aud, so  I hinking. emulate the example of  the race from whence they sprung.  The Kootenay country requires  men of capital, men of experience,  men of probity and energy.   The  Dominion possesses them���������if they  will but come out of seclusion aud  unite in accomplishing something  worthy of manhood."  Mr. Bertrand, the candidate of  Archbishop Langevin, was elected in  St. Boniface recently to (ill the  vacancy caused in the provincial  legislature by the resignation of Mr.  Pendergast. " His majority (ISO) is  considered small in view of the efforts  of tho Archbishop in his behalf.���������  Regina Standard.  Information from other sources  loads to the belief that the Archbishop did not work Quite so  energetically on behalf of Mr.  Bertrand as the Standard believes,  which probably accounts for the  small majority which Mr.Bertrand  secured.  Xnrfil   Cari'liiil.'K i.ittl������" l'"l"ill>ll<".  In the western part of North Carolina Is a perfectly organized republic,  independent of both state and national  governments. It is known as the'Qual-  la Reserve, and is tlie home of about  1000 of the Cherokee Indians belonging to the eastern branch. Tho re-  servo has an area of 50,000 acres, or  eighty-two square miles, of the richest valley land of the state. Iyinpr alnns  the Ocona, laitta anel Soco creeks. The  president of the little republic is  electee! every four years. lie receives  si salary of $300 a year, but when at  Washington on business for the, republic lie gets 1.4 a ela.y extra. He, is  railed chief, but none but a Cherokee  ������f more than "3 years is eligible to  the chieftainship. When he is absent  his duties are performed by an assistant chief, whose salary i.s ?2a0 ���������a  year. Tho chief has a cabinet of three;  secretaries, anel the congress comprises  two delegates from every 100 members  r.r the tribe. The Cherokee mnlcs of  10. anil all white men who have Indian  wives, have th" v'p-ht tei vote. The  constitution provides for the maintenance nf a public school, in which both  English anel Chovnkee are taught. The  inhabitants of th" rasrvc are intelligent, fairly wel leducnted. law-abiding  nnd induslricus.���������Harper's Round Table.  Coina-ft-ye'I" All Cimiiii<������.lilii'.������.  Golel standard, silver standard and  bimetallism were rejected by Henry D.  Lloyd in bis address before lhe social  economic conference in Chicago the"  clhii- night. As, "the money of tho  new conscience," lie proclaimed the  "coinage  of  all   commodities."  Tn return for every possession and  eveiy product of human labor, he; .-.-aid,  he would have lho government issue a  certificate cf value. cxcliatigeaible  among' men as money. Then every  producer would be insured remuneration, for his efforts, Instead of being  dep,. neler.t upe-n lhe uncertain return  he must n"\v seek in the nia:*l:i*!s e,f  the worlel. Labor would l)-* universally  e mplDycd anel the potent!.il wealth of  Hit; worlel would be utilized.  1.*.idling ii7<-".',ii*iiii>'.  One- of Washington's amateur actors  has a profound faith in the eliicae-y of  aave-rtlsing. And it musL lie c-.infc-.-.sc-'.l  that the public has iviven him reason  to ie-.-l that il is somewhat slow at  making dlsroveilcs." It was after the  c-nte'ilalninent, ami the chirman uf the  committee on arrangements was re-  ce.ving his usual measure of reproof,  says   the   Washington   Star.  ������������������Who got mi the progr-inis?'' osked  the  young  mair.  "I did," rt-plieel the chairman of the  committee, "i suppose you think that  your part of the per-toi mjnee was not  given suflic i-iit prominence."   >  "I don't car-- anything about lhe  prominence. But so long as my namo  was mentioned at all It might as well  have   b?en   done   right."  "I d^r.'t see that you ouchi to say  anything about the way in which we  '���������allctl attention lo you. The audience  d'eln't Form to know you were there."  . ''On .the contrary.. :*- ni-.:nr..-r n,-- rry  fiieuels trM mc X was firs*-rate, especially wli������n I sang that con.!.- song.*'  "T didn't  hear anybody  liughir.g."l>  "Of course n-u: anel that's when* T  FiiJ" you are to blame. H-iiv e*ou!d you  expect them toJatigh? Von didn't cistern the program that It was a comic  song."  GREECE  MAY REFUSE TO WITHDRAW  HER TROOPS  POLICY   OF    DESPERATION  Will be Adopted by Greece���������Generally  Recognized That the Measures  Were the Best That Could be Given  by the   Powers���������Balkan  Will Kick  Athens, March 2.���������The representatives of the Powers presented identical  notes this afternoon to the Greek  Government. The notes declare tht*t  the Island of Crete will be converted  completely into autonomous states  tinder the suzerainty of tho Sultan of  Turkey, and demand that the Greek  vessels and troyps be withdrawn within six days.  London. March -I.���������While the latest  news from Athens indicates the grave  fears that Greece will refuse to comply  with the demand or the powers to  withdraw her troops and lleet from  Crete within six clays, dating from  noon on Tuesday, preferring to adopt  a policy of desperation, it is still  generally recognized that the measures proposed by the powers, including the granting of autonomy to Crete  under the suzerainty of the Sultan of  Turkey, are the best that Europe  could have adopted in view of the present complicated circumstances' when  the whole Balkan peninsula is ready  to ask an equivalent for anything  obtained by Greece.  CANADIAN  TROUBLE IS LOOMING UP FOR  LAURIER IN QUEBEC  J'riH������ Devotion.  Will���������"I am tired of this life. an������  I  am  going  lo   the  other  world."  Marie���������"What! Do you mean thai;  you intend to commit suicide?" c  WilV'No. no: 1 mean London. Paris  and perhaps Vienna."  "-.Tarle*���������"J. too, am tired of this life.  Take me with you. and let's have a  double funeral."���������Town Topics.  Mil   l'l I"   I'-llIotB.  "How many men did we kill in that  last battle?" asked Wi������yler,  "You said three thnusand," replied  his secretary.  The general thought a-moment; then  he said:  "Well, that's a good round number.  Let it go at that!"���������Atlanta Constitution.  -I'ro riml Con.  Mrs. Todgers���������I an always In favor  of giving tho under dog a show.  Mrs. Rodgers���������It's a wonder,, then,  thai you don't remove the pressure  from your huslvanel once in a while.  The ensuing affair was not froveri***  by Queensberry rules. ��������� Cleveland  Leader.  Str^nire*!' Tliftll Victiml.  Kidder (coming out of the telephone  box)���������I  just had a  lerrible shock.  Culling���������Why. it's clear outside���������  there's no lightning. What do you  mean?  Kidder���������The girl at lhe central office  ,i!ri-,'r v>- the line was busy.���������Cleveland Leader.  1-iaeeni���������"I   lost  an   entire  fortune   in  d. single  night."  Egbert���������"You   don't say   so?   How?"  "Why. the rich girl 1  proposed to recused   me."���������Yonkers  Statesman.  UioTf-lo T-,lk  "I'm tireel c-f 'running around' -with  you," said the bicycle. "The lirst thing  you do������hen >o;i tak- mo out to 'rump'  me. and when you've elon-* that to j'niir  ������������������atisfiietl.nl y.'ti dnn'i '1 i a thing but  ���������jump' on inc. Smv. J dnn'l mind your  '.-.-ttuig' nn me .it f-vry eipportunlly,-  bui ye-u fiy e.l'f th.* "handl"' .-very tim-*  1 make a bad "break;.' and If l Inse:  my ���������bearings." off you are ike'ly t-> go  again. Then- Is something of n  'rrrink' ali.ut rn-*. T admit. 1������U you  sh<".ulel ri'it cha-rgr. mc* with Ix'lng 'nailed,' 'Inns'- In thn h.-a-l,' anel J-pe-ak of  mc as u 'rat-trap.' I 'spok.'' <if all this  before, and yi-.u simply stroked my  side with a match and marl,-. light of  It. Rut I don't intr-n-l that yon shH.Il  'blow me* up' again. Of tho two. you  are much the 'heavier.' but I am tho  ���������faster.' and mru- day when f see the  'e.-o.-ist' clear I will try to 'get away"  from you.  "Were It not fur me you woulel not  hold your 'head' up so 'high,' anyway,  so you are not the* fellow to be 'scorching' mi', whib: I have lhe tni" 'ring'  about me and am made of tbe right  >ort of 'metal.' "  l-'or  Hf-oiiom.v*-*  Frit-ne.���������"My goodness. Jones, what  small window-panes you've put b'  your new house: Are you getting to  be  one   of  these  antiquity cranks?"  Jones���������"Antiquity nothin'. When the  small boy takes a notion to practice  jBtone-throwinff on my windows, it  won't cost me five dollars a pane.  Sec?"���������Harper's Eazar.       .|j  Thi������ camel Tri's't__e"most'c'ompllcaic-el  system   of   digestive   organs.  A house* without a woman is like a  body without a soul.���������Montenegrin  proverb.  Harmonies In dress are more effective at all times, and in better taste  than conlrasts.  Mishop Taylor considered three Jiours  and R?chard Baxter four hours sleep  enough  for any man.  The first number of a new- paper  entitled the Gorman Industrial Ad-  vertiaer. _I_n th.- - .Tn n anese. I an-rua ge,-  has  appeared.  The' Chinese condemn criminals to  d---ath by preventing sleep. SurTerers  la=t from twelve- to twenty days, when  d^ath com'-s to their relief.  The Increase*- in rhi-. population nf  FVan<-f frnm 1550 to 1S!>5 was but 121.-  000, or only ?.:i annua! average of .07  Sir cni.  r.f It?..emulation. "'  Jt is officially denied lhat General  Weyler has resigned.  Russlanri had its first big burglary  last week when a jewellery store was  robbe.'d to the extent or S-j.OlfJ.  "The police* authorities of Hosslnnd  are determined on driving all the "tinhorn" gamblers out, of the town.  The Le Roi company has declared  another dividend of .SiV/X), bringing  the total division of pr-ulitsamong the  share holders to .S325.UI.K;.  Mr. W. A. Galliher, formerly eif  f.ethbridge. and Mr. W.J. _Vi-|snn. of  Moose* Jaw have applied for admission  to tbe IJritish Columbia bar.  The Kossland .Miner says that unless  work on the Crow's Nest Pass railway  is begun m the spring, Canada will  have missed her golelon opportunity.  - The Rossland bloods have arranges!  for a special car to convey a parly of  sports to the Corbett-Fit7,siriirnons  fight at Carson. Nevada, on March 17.  The car is to lie elaborately decorated.  Hon. Sydney Fisher addressed a  meeting of the Dominion Alliance in  Montreal, warning them that the  the coming plebiscite* would be a fight  to the death with the liquor traflic in  Canada.  Nelson. Rossland and Thref: Forks  are being incorporated by the British  Columbia Legislature. Special pro  vision is made to permit the- borrowing of large sums on debenture-* for  sanitarv purposes.  An important mining deal was pub  through in Rossland on Saturday,  when seventy per cent of the stock of  the filsie mine was purchased for  $7i3,QUO. The latest assays shew a  value of ������2-10 per ton.  The Rossland Miner says that there  are more laborers there now than ran  find work, anil that there will soon be  an army of unemployed if lahruiirrs  without resources pour into the elis-  trict at the present, rate.  John II. Douglas, a Winnipeg merchant, who was convicted at tbe last  assir.es of concealing property with  intent to defraud his creditors, was  sentenced by Jlr! Justice' Killarn on  Tuesday. I-Ie was ordered tc> pay a  fine ot $.���������'0 and to remain in custody  till it was paid.  MR. C. R.  DEVtIN  RESIGNS  EUROPEAN  GREECE WILL NOT EVACUATE  CRETE  THE RESERVES CALLED OUT  Hie Scat Because the School Settlement  Is not What It Should Be���������Dobell  No Great Admirer of Tarte's���������Race  for Rome���������Dalton McCarthy's Case.  Monthi-'al, March 3.���������The news of  the sudden departure lor Rome of the  coadjutor of the Cardinal Archbishop  of Quebec on a mission connected with  the Manitoba school question has  caused t'uitc a commotion in religious  aud political circles. That his mission  is one ol" importance and closelyafl'ects  the fortunes of the complaints made  at Rome against the Bishops of Quebec  by Drole't and Fitzpatrick, on behalf  of the Liberal ntirty of this province,  is shown by the fact that Mr, Fitzpatrick has decided to follow him to  Rome and leaves immediately. __  ��������� Ottawa, March 1.���������The Manitoba  school question has again become a  matter of the* keenest interest here.  Since the St. Boniface election the  church has been making its power  very noticeably felt in Quebec. The  French Liberal politicians recognize  that something further must be done  to satisfy the Manitoba Catholics or  nearly every Liberal candidate will  meet defeat in the local elections.  Hon. Mr. Laurier is also threatened  with a bolt by the majority of his  Quebec supporters when Parliament  meets. The Government is alarmed  and appeals are being made to Mr.  Greenway to give more substantial  concessions. It is believed that the  Provincial Government will come to  Mr. Laurier's assistance. Hon.  Clifford Sifton is using his influence to  secure better terms from the  Greenway cabinet,  SDl-EKANNOATKD.  * lion. Clifford Sifton has decided to  superannuate H. Ii. Smith, Dominion  Lands Commissioner at Winnipeg.  The stall will be . dispensed with,  a nil the office removed to OLtawa  anel placed under Burgess.  1SEINKTATKD.  li. G.,Dalton, a first-class clerk in the  Indian Department, who was dismissed for alleged neglect of "duty on  the report of Hayter Reed, has been  reinstated by Mr. Sifton.   -   *  WILL NOT INTHKFEKIO.  The Department of Justice has  decided not to interfere wilh the death  sentence of Charcoal, who was con-  vieteti of murder at Macleod. He will  die on the sixteenth instant.  .iuiiy couldn't aokee.  Wixxii'ER, March t.���������The jury in  the Anderson election fraud case could  not agree on a verdict last night.  They stood 10 to 2 for acquittal. The  new trial commences today.  Ottawa. March ii.���������A great sensation was created here today by the  announcement that C. R. Devlin,  Liberal M. P. for Wi ight, has resigned  his seat because he cannot accept the  settlement of the school question. It  is said that Mr. Devlin's action was  talceti after serious deliberation and  consultation with ��������� Mr. Laurier  himself. The election will be brought  on right away.  CANNOT STAND TARTE.  Toronto, March * 5.���������The Toronto  News' Ottawa correspondent says: In  Liberal circles the story is afloat that  Hon. Mr, Dobell, niinisler without  portfolio, will drop out of, the  Government. lie has had a difficulty  with Hon. J. I. Tarte. Mr. Dobell has  declared that he will not sit in the  council again with Tarte and this has  given rise to the belief that he will  drop out in the course of a few weeks.  ANOTHER RACE T.O ROME.  . Solicitor General Fitzpatrick arrived  _liere~\Ve"dnes"clay."TVft"er-breakfasting  with Judge McMahon both gentlemen  ..visited Archbishop Walsh, where a  "two hours' conference was held. A  despatch from Montreal last night  says: Fitzpatrick is following Archbishop Begin to Rome anil will sail  from New York next Saturday.  A  UEPRIKVE  l'OU "MCCARTHY.  The motion to commit Dall on McCarthy for contempt of court for his  share in proceeding with the recount  in the North Ontario election case*  after ari injunction from tlie high  court forbidding it, was yesterday  postponed till next week.  Greece Will Put 100,000 Men in the  Field���������Ironclads Sail Under Sealed  Orders ��������� Trouble Ahead ��������� Strong  Words by Mr. Gladstone  Athens, March 5.���������There is no  longer any doubt that the reply ot  Greece to the identical notes of the  powers, delivered on Monday last and  insisting upon the Greek 'fleet and  troops leaving Crete within six days  from that date, will be in the negative.  After the Cabinet Council the Premier  had a long conference with the King.  It i.s stated that the Government has  decided to call out the army reserves  nf 'IKJ, 'SI) aud 'US and this step will be  followed by a general mobilization ot  the Greek forces.  The ironclads Spezia and Psara will  sail at dawn to a secret destination  under sealed orders, Tho official Gazette tonight publishes the decree calling out the reserves of '01, 'DO, 'S'd and  'SS within three days.  [t is estimated that Greece will then  have 100,0(10 men under arms. The  milk of tho reserves will he drafted  forthwith toThessaly where the troops  ;ire reported to be full of ardor' aud  confidence.  London, March 5.���������Mr. Gladstone  has sent the following telegram to the  Daily Chionicle; "To expel the Greeks  from Crete and to keep as police the  butchers ot Armenia will funheiv  deepen the disgrace of tl c ncwers."  London. MarchS.���������The Earl of Kim*  berley, the Liberal leader, cillleu at-  tentiein in the Ilouse of Lords today to  the Cretan policy of the Government  anel argued that it would have been  wiser and's.-ifer to join Ciote to Greece  and he held that in any circumstances  the Turkish troops should be withdrawn simultaneously with those of  Greece. His lordship expressed his  sympathy with the action of Gteece,  which he considered would force the  powers to take definite action.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH - ltoveilitolcn.  I'u-iichlng ser.'icod ut 11 u.m, and 7:'l'l  p.m. Ciiiau -ucciing ill thu elope of tnu  iiiorninic tervico. tnlibath ce-liueil und lllli'o  CAaai 11c 'i:'M p.m. Weoklj* pniyor lacct-ng  every Wcdncsiiuy oveuing ut 7:80 p.m. Tlio  public uru eiorellully invited.   Seuts fie-o.  ni-'V. .1. A. WOOD, 1'uBlor.  PUESUVTEIIIAN    CHUBOH-IteVelB  x     Kurvico every   Sunday ovonlug   11c  "-fll  p.m.     llib'u CI ins ut   2::t0  p.m.,  to  which  ull aro welcome.  M. GEDUK-l, II   A.. JllBaionnry.  TJOLY THIN1TY CHURCH-Itovclatoko.  j. j.   Preaching   nervines   every   Buiuluy at  11 a.m. t_nu7::'Up m.    ItEV. l'\ YOLLAND, Itoclor.  IJOMAN   CATHOLIC   OHUKOH-Kcve'l-  .������Btol'������*     -lUubb   every   Sun-lay   inoriiiiiK  ill 10:30 U..M.  REV. FATHER l'EYT.VVIN.  Never ill the history of Alberta have  its prospects been so bright, never has  its future���������the future of realization-  come into such close proxinifty to the  present���������the present of anticipation���������  as at this time.���������Alberta Plaindealer.  Cable letters from England to the  New York press state that the cross-  examination of Colonel Rhodes by the  Hon. * ICdwarelBIakejwas tin excellent  performance, anil was believed to be  the best of its kind since Sir Charles  Russell's great feat in the Pa-'nell  Commission.  Major II. White, who was sentenced  to seven month!,' imprisonment for  participation in the; Jameson raid into  the Transvaal has been re-lea seel from  Holloway'gaol. .Major Willougl'by.  who Wits seiitene-i'd to JO month's'  imprisonment, is the only one of the  raiders now in gaol.  Mr. Cecil Rhodes said in his testimony before thei Parliamentary  Committee that President Kruger  never drinks anything stronger than  water. The plebiscite people: should  be. able to make; something out of this.  Corn Paul's he-ad sits about as level as  any that are worn these days.  The Ottawa correspondent of the  Montreal Gazette says: Hon. Sir.  Hauitain, who is here, says he is as  anxious as any man in the North  West to se'C the ("'row's Nest Railway  built and be; thinks il, should be built  by the; Ciinadinn" Pacific Railway,  under a contract providing for tin:  Government being able to contiol  rates.  The Canadian Pacific railway has  de-cided to furnish the st'ttlers  of the Boundary Creek and  Kettle river districts with a freighting service from Penticton tho southern terminus of the Shuswap and Okanogan railway. A suflicient number  of big wagons and draught horses will  be used to haul all freight brought to  or shipped from the districts.  Are You Coin/? to Build  -Tgnrn,-rri   this season?   If so  you should  Consult ������������������������-  L.A.FRETZ  PRACTICAL BUILDER  and get a reliable estimate based on  a wide and valuable experience in the  building business.  Shop Job WorS Done  Ontario hardwoods kept in stock.  Also odds and ends which are useful  in our line of business.  THE-BRITISH NAVY  London. March ".���������Thestatement of  First Lord of tho Admiralty Goschen  on the navy estimates for 1S'J7-DS which  were issued last night shows that the  expenditures are placed at ,e21,������;",S,000,  being an increase of ������15,000 over last  year's estimates. Four battle ships,  three third class cruisers,'two sloops,  four gun boats, two torpedo destroyer's  and a new royal yacht will be commenced at once, making a total of 10C  ships building, of which number 00  are to be completed during the present  year. There will also bean increase of  0,17!) men and 121 officers for the navy.  Sir Donald Smith sails on Saturday  for a brief visit to, Canada and will  confer with Premier Laurier and other  Canadian Ministers before the opening  ot the coming session of Parliament.  VETO  BY  THE  PRESIDENT  OVERRULED BT THE HOUSE  The Immigration Bill Carried at  Washington by a Large Vote���������A  Last Snub for Grovcr '���������  Washington. March 2.���������President  Cleveland, who goes out of office tomorrow, has vetoed the immigration  hill. Today a lengthy message was  sent to Congress in which the - President set forth the principle features'of  the bill and his reasons for disallowing  it. This is the objectionable measure  against which so many protests were  _riiijod.jn_jCanrj^a_i^.ii_i'twu]wl3^.in.  the mining districts of'British Columbia, the bill containing provisions  wliich were directed against Canadians going to the States to accept  situations.  Washington-. March ���������!.���������Tho house  passed the immigration bill over the  president's veto by a vote of 103 to '.il.  In the senate"��������� his alternoein a message was read from the house reporting the passage of the immigration  bill over the president's veto. The  president's veto message was read in  the senate today and without comment referred to the committee 011  immigration.  THE LATEST  Rumour  as to the   Crow's  Railway.  Nest Pass  WlN.vii'l'G, March 3.���������An Ottawa  despatch to the Winnipeg Tribune  says: The* Government will not take  up the Crow's Nest Pass railway until  Sir Richarrl Cartwright returns from  New York. It i.s most likely that the  whole matter will be deferred for another year. The legislature of British  Columbia, which gave everything in  sight to the British Columbia Southern  will require to be vetoed before anything satisfactory ran be clone, since  tlie Canadian Pacific hold an option of  S-S-VM. Sh">,W)0 of which is paid on  this i'oael. All coal lands are tied up  in this charter, so that for Canada to  luiilel a road under these conditions  would mean making a railway for a  company to carry its own coal to  market at its own prices. The-whole  thing is getting moie involved here,  and it looks as if nothing definite will  be done tor some time to coine,  certainly not before Parliament meets,  when all the* members will have  a chance of taxing part in the  arrangement.  Mrs. Terry, wife of ICdward Terry,  the well known F.ngh&h actor, is dead.  James Hepburn, of Pierson, who  was found guilt}'at the Brandon assizes of a criminal assault on a girl under fourteen, has lieen sentenced to  two years imprisonment and fifteen  lashes of the cat-o'-nine-taiis.  Hon. Joseph Martin has been inter-  viewi'el by the Winnipeg Tribune on  his return from the east. Mr. Martin  confirmed the report that he bad at>  cepted a special solicitorship to the C.  P. 11., but denied that he had been  employed to lobby the Crow's Nest  Railway hill for tfie company.  Workmanship Guaranteed  **���������Terms Cash  When in Vancouver stop at the  111  1'rce bus at till trains.  Comfortable   and   first-class  every respect.  Hates:   ifil.OO and $1.50 a day.  GIBBONS & BLANCIIFIELD,  f20-tl" ,. Proprietors.  Go to Tapping's  Building- for   ������0X99  No. I Cats     --     ���������  Chop   Feed     ���������  _       Cr-e.imer-y Euttep  Fresh' Eg^s,  Ete.  All onlr-i'R by mnil are mre-fully  ntti-ielcd tj *-r, bottom prieea.  J- McCALtiUM. Rovelstolio Stn.  Frank Julian  Dealer in  First Class  PHY WOOD  ^AII orders left -with Mr. II. N.'  Coursier will receive my prompt  and carei'uI atti*ntinn.   ���������  Any one .Requiring  Can buy it  Cheaper from  . Fleming  Than you can afford to  steal it nnd take the*  chances oi' being caught  utfaylftgS  'K"Sp"eei"aIfy  ben Pfiees  fbee nrs Ff VM  Ejtraols from 3IJnirigLawB of Hritinh Columbia  . 1. Anyperpon over 11 years of ago or nnv  .lolnf. slock r-oni-'any. or fnri-i������n comnnnv, rail  cumin n free'minor's ccrtiflnit". for ono it  more yo.-irn, liiiyini; a fi!<> of ������.U(- for each year.  2. A frco mii.er nun nt anytime obtain a  onrtiflcnteeonirni'Tieln'' to-mi -.t eliocxpirnlion  of his Ihen cxUtinir re-rtillo.-ilo. hv nn>inir llio  rcirulnr feo und priidin.ii.__ eucli cx-sling  ccrtillcak-. -*  3. A froo miner's certificate U not transferable.  1. Any perfon or joint stock company,  n-.i'ilni* or wnrkinrr on u mlne������ral nmim  witlimit. havini; t-iken out a free minee's  ceniflcnti* N liable' lo jioy .-*, penalty not  exceeding S3.?, and coots.  5. No rerpon, or joint ptock company,  con hold nny liirht or intcri-nt tn or in nny  uii'-crnl etlnuii, unless be of ic Mm)] have a freo  roincr'p certificate uncxpire-d.  Sliou'd any co-owner fail ti k������pp up his fi-rn  miner's certificate, his interest becomes vetted  in his co-ownerp,  A shareOioIelcrin ajointatock company need  not be a f rre miner.  P. A frnr* minor,elrrintr tli.* o.nnlinuir.r'* of  bincertilienti!, but no lonprov, has th-������r'Klir, tn  o.nto.r, loca'o, proa^e-or. anrl mine udti any*  waste I-nds of ibis Crown, for all minerals  other Ihnn coal.  7. A free miner mav hnld no', mrve than 0110  miiiT.-il i-l>iim on the same vein or lode,  except, by pnrchepc.  8. A free minor mav kill ?amc for Ids own  11*0 while iiroTectinir or minin-r.  3. A free miner shall have oil the rlphte nnd  privileges Rrantiul to free miners by tho  "Placer jM Inintr Act."  1(1 A free miner's intcron in his mineral  elnim���������savn ������s to clu'ins held as real estate���������  U a chattel interest.  LOCATING  MINEIIAI. CLAIMS.  1. A mineral elei'ni nni!>t not oxceed 1.300  foot in lcrtfth by l.jr-0 feet in bread'h.  2. AilanRlcsniustlmrip;htFir.f>!c3.  3. Tho nln'm mutt be mart-eel by two ]<-jrnl  poits. numbsre-l I* and 2. pleic-*d as "feurly  as pops'blo em ihn linn c.t the! lodo or  vein, nnei net more than 1 .ICO fe*et apart.  4. A lc-*7il poit. m-irlrrii ' Pisco very Post"  mu������t also bo placed on theloele where it wa,  discovered.  5. The line* from 1 to 2 must be distinctly  marked by blnzing tree?. cuttinK underbrush,  orpIantioKposLs.  6 TjCcatin-s mtde on ciinelay. or anv public  holiday, are not for that reason invalid.  PROFESSIONAL  \\T   B. "McKECHNIE. ||  "������ ��������� (Jr. n.,M. D c. jr.)  Physician and Surgeon.  OiSee In It i' Samson's bouso (next I/resby=  tcrinn   Church)       Call3   by    telephone    or  telesnph promptly attended to.   Office hours*  9:30to 11 am, 1:30toi andTto8p.m.  REVErSTOKE        .       . BRITISH COLUMBIA.  fl  m  1  m  N  .1  H  Ul  6 ET  _mMW,wmiflaMumun  THE TALK OF THE TOWN.  t)  An.,  now (lie- imi.T gl_.si'itl<: comes  Mon's wi-arv souls  10 vex:  "i'ls   .MIMIV.-:.   KuMlion'.-,  lilll-sl t-clirnit>  To nr.iliu I heir wallols wrecks.  "Nn moro we-  ::ill  against lie-r sclicmcs,  lint simply veil "l-'imui.li!"  Slip's hound to have- senile monstrous style,  So  let  It  be- a  ir.uIV.  Wh.-il   woes may follow lu  Ils wake  We- liiirdly ilnie lo {.iicss,  I'.iil well  wo know thai heap ot fur  Is, liuiiiiil tn onu-iu  illslretis.  Teio   lull',   iilns!  we   realize*  (Mir l.-iugliter oinuo too soon,  1'nr this now fri-alc  Is wnr.-i'  by far  'l'liuu sK-ovo  slntpeel  like   balloon.  Tho lilllii;; blasts e.t wlnlry  gules  lle-re-ul'le-r we- lunar, fue-e-,  Anil M'li.u iiliiu-; ut lo 11111.i~L speed  An tiiuu-'li it wore u race:  I-'e-r when two wonion uml their iiiutTs  (lot   In a   (reillo.v  oar  They'll llll up e-voi-y Inch nf roooiu  Anel furllie-r eiilrutice- bar.  "Wlion wife rn* ilniurlitcr takes a stroll  Again we-'ll eeuni- id grief.  Ann play a rule- thai makes us feel  As   iiii'-in  us nny   thle-f;  Kir.- tlinugh wo r.igu anil fume anil scold  Anel   use  cxpiosslous  rough,  AI  last we'll; forced  lo go along  And help hold up the iniilT.  Anil  .(.boulel   wo near the depot slrav  With lhat big load of liair,  l'oi'haps some hunior new  lei town  Will  think lie's struck a  bear:  And. In  bis en-ternoss  to try  Tlie gun that bo's jnst bnne'lu. ���������'.  II<*'I1 (Irnw a bead,  then blaze- away  Anel Iii! us full of shut. , |  A   ilozon   other fears arise,  I'.ui all in vain wo kiek.  l-'or man will have to grin ami-bear  llaniL'   l'aslilnii's   latest  trick.  To peae-o nf uilhil \vc blel farewell      :  ,    Till   this now siylo runs our.  .  And tbon we-'ll laivo sumo grievance now  To   giowl   anil  mlk  about.  IF I WERE TEN.  The Top-Shapeil "Man.  Mr. Top���������It's mishty lucky I'm built  so that my body can't sink tliroujjh fiic-  bole my feel make.���������Xew York Journal.  ramble ol* the Prodigal Son.  Uncle Moses "Million was a, pious old  darky, whose reading and expouiieiii'.s  of the Scriptures was unique and original. One morning he had gathered  the family for prayers, and the chapter which lie chose was that containing the parable of lhe prodigal 'son.  Uncle "Moses set forth, the career of the  i-rodigal with inter**x>lations of his own  intended to press home the lesson lo  liis own sometimes wayward llock.  "Xow listen, chillun," he said. "Here  el is young man. af'er bavin' spent all  lie oweel and he didn't have nulil'i'  "more to buy him a piece ot" c.-i'n broad,  he went and et up dem h'us'.cs dail 6\-  pigs done lef. An' he didn't like 'uni,  an' he went an' sol' his coat, and den  be went and sol' his vest,, an' al las'  he wont an' sol" his shirt, and den  when he came lo himself he saw elert'  wasn't nuHin' moro he could sell, and  den ho said: 'I will rise up and g.i to  v.iy rudder'' "  If   I   wore  Ion.   rny ilcnr,   like you.  'l'lie sky,   ini-lhliii.s.   were   always  blue,  Tho hours woii'il ne'er seen dull and dun,  l-'or every duy   I'd   see  thu  sun  Come' nut and  gild   the world linen*.  Anil   everything  I   h.-iu-il   wore   true.  There-   wore  niif nugliL to  miiiii-ii,   uiielo,  I soar  It I  wor..' ten.  Anil yet, pei'lmp-*.  if I eoulel won  Your  age  a-talii.   I'd   long  wilh. rite  To see I hi* youi's anil lilrtliduys run  Until my place lu-eliiy wore won.  I'll   have  n   ililTori-nl   point  ot   view  It I  were  ten.  IMPERIAL BANK,   OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capita!     -   31,963,600  Reserve    -   -   -   -    1,156,800  Caleb ir*-*-a Tartui*.  Kev. llensonluirst (to one of the  finest)���������Yes. I am a minister. Now, 1  understand,you to say that you think  the use of intoxicants to be responsible  for nearly all of the crimes and degradation cf the city?  "McGinn's���������Thrue.  ttcv. Benscnhurst���������If the use cf He;u"r  could be stopped would it not lar__tly  reduce expenses and taxes'.'  "McGinnis���������Ov course.  llev' Bcnsonhurst���������In that event, your  services might  be dispensed with?  McGinnis���������Thrue. but, mind ye,'if it  wern't fer lhe ciivil yurc business  tvouldn't be worth much, aithor'.���������"New  York Herald.        -  =���������= "-  '"'"  "lllttlng-llonn*:���������-7=���������" ���������-  Lawyer���������Xow, Mr. Thrift, descu!>=_ tc  the    court    lhe     clilckens    that    ymi  charged my-client, the defendant, with  ' stealing. ,  Farmer Thrift goes Into details, but  is interrupted by the lawyer, who exclaims: "I have some chickens like  those myself."  J-"armor Thrift (resuming)���������The chickens he took are not the only ones J. have  had stolen!  To J5o Sure'.  "Where dew yet* live, mister, when  to hum?" said tbe wife of a Kansas  farmer 10 a lost traveler, oU>_''i>in_; with  them for tho night. - .  "llo-chestcr. Xew York." -shouted the  traveler, trying to make her hear "above  ���������lhe roaring wind that rocked ihe frail  bouse like  a cradle.  "La sakes!" she exclaimed, "what  dew ycr want tor live so far away for?"  An Admiral)!;.- Trull.  "Miss Cayenne complimented you very  highly after you told that story at tlie  dinner   table,"    remarked    one ' young  man.  "She liked that story,  did  she?"  ".No. but she thought it illustrated a  very admirable trait: in your character.  It showed -that you never go  back on  an  old friend."���������Washington   Star.  >"ot nn Kyc Opener.  Johnson (rushing into Dr. Curem's  cilice)���������Say. doclah, what dat med'eine  you done give mc for de baby las' ni'?  Dr. Curem. (pompously)���������Oh, that was  just a  iitllc ,,tinct.  opii.  Johnson���������Tlnk opcy eye? That mus'  ben tink shutcy eye. lie ain't opoy eye  fclnce.    He's dead!  1 jlTore Work.  "What's this?" exclaimed (.lenaral  Weylcr, indignantly, "Is Spain going to  llghl   the   Culled   States,   too?"  "That seems to be re.-niotcly contemplated," said tbe messenger.  "Well��������� 1 can't possibly ailend to il  unless they give; mo an assistant editor  and three extra stenographers.''  u A l'r������������*.isT,.  He���������How would you like lo have me  for  a  Christmas   present?  mlC���������On   one  condition.  "And  what may  that  be?"  "That I can exchange you at any  time."  Certainly.  Synicus���������I heard of a man to-day who  buried a wife nnd child in the after-  71,1011 and worvt tn the theatre at night,  Maude:���������He was abrtile!  Synlcue���������Ni>,   undertaker. .  _  THK COWU^SMATiii.  rtiley and JY.l.sey Dolan sal on the  veranda of lho. former's bungalow in  Madras one af for noon, having n. r.uioc  cheroot, and. mayhap, something far  more  cheering and  entertaining.  "Ez [ wpssayin,' Rilc-y," began Dolan.  pulling industriously tit the cheroot he  was lighting between time, "they hunts  In pairs, they elu, an' If yez seen wan  ot" the bla.ra.rds ycz ���������iiuiy rist ashoored  the male nv him i.-', not far beyant. Cobras is like sojirs, Ihey goes in pairs."  ���������'Mother o' Moses! Dan! Did yez hear  thai?" and Dolan leapt to his feet as  though his glass had been _ knocked  over.  "Phwat is it, Dolan? Tl"ez yer muth-  er's ghost peered at ye through the gil-  mllls. av the windy, or* have ye bin at  Kustonigee's brandy shera.li? Yes* alius  do get jumpy at'ther lhat stuff���������an' uej  wundor, one-eight a bottle fur il. j'hnt  kind ot stuff d'ye expect fur one-  eight'*"  "Is any wan in tlie room behint,  Riley?"  ���������'Divil' a soul, bar. perhaps, Kuddern,  an' he's over tlV station glttin' orders  fur me."  ' Well, may I nlver draw the lever on  oulel 'forty-six' agin, ef ! didn't hear  a deep sigh there-behint the windy, and  a voice I eoulel swear waz a swate owld  home voice such ez ye'cl heat- near  Ballygowan (an' ye know where thet  ez, Dan), callln* yer name Iii a piteous  whisper,  wakin'   ye *up,  like."  ''Ye blagard, Dolan! Is't takin' arise  out av me yer doin'? I've heerd av  wheels in the head." Patsey. ez well ez'  on tho injin. Did yez walk much in the  sun Sunday, whin Smith an' you shot  the big bag av shnipe yez bought from  the shikari "on" yer way home?"    *,  "Merciful, liivin! Look al that!"  cried Dolan. -rising and .. pointing a  trembling ' linger al-something out in  the  garden among the crotons.  "Did yez see the voice, Dolan, tlie  swale owld Irish voice, Patsey?" lazily  ineiuired Kiley, as he gathered himself  up to a sitting position in tho deep arm  chair he had been'lying back'in. As  he did so, his eiuick eye caught sight  of something that brought" him up  standing.  Grabbing a heavy 111 ill ticca from a  pair of deer horns just over his head,  he rushed out, closely followed by Do-  lu.n.  The enemy saw them coming and prepared himself for the attack. Coiling  about half, his length under him, he  swung the upper part of his body back  and forth, back und forth like tbe pendulum of a clock, only there was a  terrible suppleness" about the sinuous,  undulating movement that told plainly  with, what lightning-like rapidity lie  could straighten it out and bury those  cat-like fangs in the shrinking flesh. ,  A well-directed blow from ttiley's  stout Malacca laid the snake out dead.  "Ue the powers!" exclaimed Dolan,  "but that's tha biggest cobra 1 over  Icini across: .He's nearly six fut, I  think: and mind yer prowiin'. Dan,  fur, mark my words, there'll be a-divil  av a male about here somewhere. D'ye  be careful when yer goin' out this bliss-  ed   night."  "Have something to take the,taste av  the baste out- av yer mouth, Dolan,"  said Uiley, as they returned lo the  bungalow.  ���������Just- as--Dolan_was=lif ting -the_glass,to_  his lips he turned white, and, trembling  all over, put it down again. Then he  raised it quicky and drained It %t a  single draught.  "Shure, I'm afeared I'm in for a dose  of sun raver, Xtiley. I wud take me.  oath I heerd that same voice callln' ye,  Uiley. At einny rate, I must he goir.'  now. Do ye be lookin' out fur nthat  divil av a mate, Kiley,"-washis parting  injunction. ,  "Kile Sahib not coming yet for lalVng  out number eleven." "remarked .1 llaboo  clerk** to Dolan that evening at the  railway station. ,. "He getting late. I  plenty much 'fraid he seek."  "Has he  sent  onny   wurd?"   queried  Dolan.  "Xo, sah."  "Come with me, Baboo. There must  \)e something, wrong whin Dan Itilcy's  behind   time."  When he reached his friend's bungalow he found bis servant outside on  the veranda.  "Master sleeping." he replied to their  Inquiries. "I think master not going  out."  Dolan hurried to the bedroom, but  just inside the door, lis slopped short,  as though a wall had suddenly risen  up betweeen him and the man on the  bed. .  Yes', there lay Itiley. not asleep, bat  staring, straight in front of him at the  hideous thing coiled on his chest���������tbe  cobra's mate.  It did 110L take Dolan long to make  up his mind what to do. To disturb  the snake by getting within striking  distance with a cane.' meant almost  certain death for I^iley. He dared not  strike,   but he could  shoot.  Quietly taking Riley's shotgun from  tlie corner at his very hand, anel calling  to the prostrate man not to move, he  took deliberate aim at the cobra ami  pulled the trigger.  There was a tremendous report, and  when the smoke had Iiftc*d a little, he  saw the snake lying there riddled by  thu  shot.  "Up wlel yez, Riley." cried 'Dolan,  "the dlvil's gone now. Blown to smithereens."  Then   lie:   stoppe-el.     Midden     like,   as  though   he haul  beard   the  voice again.  He   took  a  e.uiek step   forward,   ami  peered into  the even ot-the man  lying  there 1 so  still���������asleep   bo   thought   him.  Then lie' put bis hands over his heart  ���������It was still.  Uiley had been dead  for an hour.  There wa.s no wcunel:  tbe snake hael  not   touched   lilm.    The  horror  in   the  eyes���������the  mad.   staring   look   of   frijrht  told  its tale.     He, had  diej  of. fear,���������  Detroit Free    Press. .,      .   -,   ..  Directors  II. S. Howland, President      j  T.U.Morntt,Vice Pros., (St. Catharines)  William Kamsay, Kobcrt Jattray,  Hush Ryan.   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  D. K. Wilkie. General Manager.  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HEAR.N,    ���������  Manager Revelstoke Branch.  5.  mwm bank  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1835  Paid up Capital    ���������  Rest Futid ..-  Head Offiee-  $2,000,000  -    1,375,000  rMontpeal.  BOARD,OF DIRECTORS  John II. R. Molson,-President  S. II. Ewing, Vice-President   .  W. M. Ramsay   -        Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley    W.M.Macpherson  J. P. Cleghorn   ��������� ���������  F. "Wolferstan Thomas, Gen; Manager  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank .receives on favourabl:  terms the accounts of individnals.flrms,  bankers and municipal and othe  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  English and American exchange  bought aud sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES :  Aylmer, Out.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.     _  Exeter, Out."  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont. ���������  Montreal, P. Q.  ,-  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg,Ont.  Norwich, Ont,  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, "Ont..  Ridgetown, Ont.  -  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  ���������  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJunc'n,Onl  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Out  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  CALGARY BRANCH  Gec.C   BficGpegor Mg*F  =-^T.-6r-Fhepaer?T!a:aa_'er -=--=-  SOO PACIFIC LINE  The  Some Symptoms and Results:  A tongue with fissures shows  kidney derangement of long  standing.  When the gums aro obscured  and recede from the teeth, running  sores on any part of the body, ears  discharging, inflamed eyelids, salt  rhenm, erysipelas, blood poisoning  and most cases of dropsy and  eczemas indicate refuse left in the  body by inactive kidneys. Shaking  palsy, a jerking of the eyes or head  as seen iu the aged, St. Vitus  dance, locomotor ataxia and many  cases of rheumatism are caused by  a tension of the nerves caused in  the beginning by the kidneys.  Blight's disease and diabetes,  opposite conditions, have then'  cause in the kidneys.  Catarrh and other diseases of the  bladder are caused by the kidneys  doing defective work,' leaving the  urine in an inflammatory state.  Gravel, weak ankles, hands and  feet always wet with perspiration,  and many cases where there is a  lack of perspiratioD, are abnormal  conditions caused by abnormal  kidneys.  Varicocele, varicose veins and  milk leg originate in defective  kidneys.  Curvature of the spine, in old or  young, and gout' are caused by  ;deposits from tho fluids of the body,  which should be carried away by  the kidneys.  A cough" or a fever may come  from ' congested- kidneys. Constipation and female troubles may  arise from the same source.  Paraplegia is' often the result of  weak kidneys. Poralysis of half or  the whole body may have its firbt  cause iu the kidneys.  We see here quite a formidable  array of troubles which may be  originated or fostered by these  prominent organs of excretion aud  and wo can readily see the great  necessity for keeping this avenue  for the expulsion of effete matter,  highly charged as it is with  chemical poisons, free and open'.  cheapest,  c.uiokest and  best  . route to  Toronto      Now York      Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  and all Eastern and European Points  Tourist Cars leave ' Revelstoke  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  everv Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday.  Could "Not, Help Iliiuneir. _  She���������Don't you think that Vi-ogcrs 13  in love with his ward?  , He���������He ought to be.   He is an,aider-,  man. ' . ���������  It I>o������������*., J mired.  " Askins  (meditatively)���������After    all,   is  life really worth the living?  . Grimshaw���������That      depends    oe    the  liver.  A Sti'rgf'Mlon.  Chollv (11.30 p.m.)���������Yeth, there are  thcvcral wordth that it ith impothible  for me to pronounth.    Molly���������Can't  you say "gc-od%n*s-it?  Should Have >|>olie'ii Scuuh-v.  "See the nice book Aunty Pence has  given you. Johnny! Xow, what do you  eay to her?"  "Huh! I say I wisht it was a gun.  They Certainly llnv������*   hoin-   '!V"'!>-iitIi>ii-  Mrs. Benham���������All men are liars.  Benham���������All married men have to fce,  ' *^Jd- you Rear what ilrief. the lawyer, has for his motto?" "Xo. What?"  " 'Where there's a will there's a way  to break it.' "���������Cincinnati Commercial  Tribune.  "Any diversions at your* boarding  house, Widdleton?" "Yes. every morning: at breakfast we all quarrel about  whether the weather i.s colder or  ���������warmer."���������Chicago Record.  Wiggles���������Hang it a]]. I've got a cold  coming on.( Waggles (sympathetically)  -7-Yes; just thnnk of all the advice that  you'll have to take about it!���������Somer-.  ville Journal.  "Rufferton married a highly intellect  tual woman." "She doesn't ever have  much to say." "Xo, but she sees that  the carving-knife is always kept  sTiarp."���������Chicago Recprd.  "Three short years" ago I held an  elegant position In an apothecary'  shop. To-day I am a policeman. Verily.  y.-*a. verily, have I been driven from  piller to post."���������Xew York Pres.=.  George���������Is it true that your cousin  Is in love with Jack Fitzbooby? Fred  ���������You cati Judge for yourself. She eats  ber dinner before she opens his letters.��������� Roxbury GazPtte.  Walker Rownde*���������Say, Ploddy. what  would youse do If youse had Vaneler-  b-lk's income? Plodder I'yke���������Dat's  <le.i/l easv: but what would Vander-  bilk do if he had mine?���������Baltimore  N,*ws.  Perkins fTo Tramp)���������Get out of this,  aow: we don't'permit anybody to 11*4  Wound here. Tramp���������Excuse me. sir.  Didn't know it was you or I wouldn't  thon-rht cf-c_**ti_2;ti_z--=Be_stari_ Ckmrlcr.  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Preventative-and curative treatment for the kidneys should 'be  These pills aie now allowed by  physicians and people, who should  know to be the best and leading  kidney pill upon the market. They  can hardly be called a patent  medicine because their formula has  been submitted to the leading  physicians and are themselves the  =re8ult"-of-years^of"study'-of-one"-of  _Tew York's most pronounced and  successful doctors. "  . For that dead tired gone feeling  there is no tonic equal to  A person feels languid, useless,  tired, fit for nothing, a feeling as if  one would fall-all together into a  heap and it is a sign of a run down  constitution. When people are  that way there is only one really  sure and positive' tonic and that  tonic is SIMPSON'S KIDNEY  PILLS. Get them and take no  others. Unscrupulous people will  try and persuade you to take  something else. 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Out meal  unci   nil   kinds of  Grains,  Feed, etc., to write the    . i  rackman & Ker Milling: Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta.  i.itai.ity kkiiit���������i*i:ici:s hiiiiit  LOCAL AND  GENERAL JEWS  Hon. Joseph ;iiul -Mrs. < Mai-Li������ of  Winnipeg went- lluniigh lo Rossland  em Alonelay. :  Owing lo the; pressure on our 'spare  Tins IIkiiali*" bud to nniib tin? '-llolel  Arrivals" this i.-Mic.  Al".'.srs. O. li. Hume iv. Co. have this  lumber on the* ground .'it- Ferguson tei  build 1 heir store: there.      *,_  Bunking hours are frnin\10 ;i. in. to  'I p. iu. every el;iy. except VSalurdays,  when thn hank cio.sos at. 12 nnnii.  The Ukuali.) is glad lo hear that  Air. John Ilelheringlon has suUicioutly  recovered from his recent, illness to he  up agaiu.  JIcms. Xi. A. and li. Ci-eieke-tt left  em tMoiitl.-iy.lo take hold of the hotel al  l-'ergiiboii, which j\Ir. Dave Crockett  will run as a llrst class house! in future.  Messrs. ID. King and li. Eurdie'k. for-  nierly eif the Hudson's liny stores. Oal-  giny, iii-c in town l.oe'ay en route* to  Kasle) whore they will npe-ii u]i'in busi-  ne-ss as genera] merchtints.  Mr. P. G.Fauepiier, mining recorder  at Nakusp, came up onSuncluy wilh a  lunatic- named Sherf, a Russian, who  is te> he pliiced in the Now AVcst-  iiiinsler iisy'lum.  !.. Thompson came in from the Big  Five e-laiiu-on the Larde-ai'i river on  iSunday. Sui'veyors have been loc-uiug  a line In Triiuli Lake anel Arrowhead  from the smith during the past couple  of weeks. ,  J. E. A unable, Di'puly Supremo  Chief Ranger of the ��������� Independent  Order of Foresters, is in loivti organizing .'i court eif the oreler. The meeting  will.be held in the Oddfellow's Hall on  Friday night.  Air. F. 0. Gamble, Deiuiiuion Engineer for this province, wsts in town on  .Monday. Nothing can he done mi llie  work at the canyon until the ice gous  out. As soon as the- river opens Air.  Gamble and Capt. Troop will make a  t'-ip of investigation up the river in a  boat. . r  Air. G. I. ('link of Welaskiwiti came  in on Sunday's train. lie intends to  put in a sawmill with a capacity of  'd.lKTO feet into Ferguson al .once, and  another later on at {.he Sl.Lcoii Hot  Springs on Arrow Lake. Mr. Clink  went, down lo Ferguson In look up a  Iiii-tiLinn for the mill yeslerday.  Alessrs. 0. B. Huiiu: it Co. have just  opened up a large stock of elross goods,  calicoes, delaines, and oilier articles oi  dry goods, tei which they wish to call  the attention of the ladies. The stoc:k  is one of the largest and 'most carefully  selected ever opened up in.town.  From a sl-ttciucnt made* by Prof.  Robertson at Vorklnn last week, it,  would appear as if the government,  li.-ul dee'-ieled to provide cold sst.or.-ige at  Rejvclsloke in' order to facilitate the  traeli! in perishable' farm product** between the , Territories anel Biitioh  Columbia.  li. Dwyer. United Stales marshal  from Kvere.ll. came up on Sunday to  Inke .1. A. Shave-r-buck to Snohomish.  As the marshal had no instructions to  lake Airs. Shaver and the children  back. Air. Shaver refused to go without extradition proceedings being  ���������lakenf :ii_' =   = "  The IIehalij has it on good authority that Air. R. B. Bennett, barrister,  at present a partui'i' eif S.'nator Lottg-  liei-d in Calgary, and formerly of New  Brunswick, intenils .to open *up a law  otlice in Rcvels-lukc within ,i few days.  Air. lieiiiie'ib ceirnes with excellent  recommendatioiis.  George* n.iniswell and Andrew Eric-  sori iiia'le a promising find near Laurie  Ia.������|. Friday. The* ledge- is em the same  slope as tin- Lanark mini', ami ihe lirst  four shots ilisclo.-i'd two fe-e-t of galena.  They had eliscovi-ii-d lhe ledge* before,  la.-l year, but the- Mirf.--.cc indication.',  liml not. before bei'n iiitisfactorv.  Messrs. J. II. .*il.irf.--.ilanc- and T.  Moran left for- McCiillnugh Creek on  'I'lit���������day in'-ruing. Air. .Mucfarl.-ini*  will, together with .J. Sanderson. (-ejm-  mence fie.'.-h op.-ralion-, on the Last  (.'h.-tni-e. whirl) he b.-lic-vi,.-, will result  in reaching bed roe-k. lie has great  faith in the c-l.tim. .-mil there is no one  whose opinion i.ii a pliu-er mine carries  more weight with praciii-al miner:;.  Air. .1. XV. Iliiskins. manager of-tlio;  Orphan Hoy, is registeivel ;it the  Union.  AVe arc printing 250 extra copies-of  I his issue with the article em Kevt-1-  sl.oke in it, making in all 750 copies for  i:ircu!:ition.  Mr. "\V. V. Bt-.idshaw. of Toronto,  registered ;it lhe Columbia on Saturday. He has gone down to Slocan  City to visit his brother, but Ihinks of  ri't.ttruhig to Uevi'lsloke lo open up a  milling liroker's ollice. Mr. Hiaelshaw  has a large clientele in Tororilo. and is  c'onfidc'ui he eoulel establish a prolil-  able Loiuiuclioii between this point  ami (here.  "While, coming up from thu Lartlcau  Mr. L. Thompson visiled the Great  Western claim, belonging to Revel-  sloke owners, at which Alessis. Nutter  and Kincaid have been working for  some lime past. They are gelling out.  shipping ore. Air. 'Thompson says  thai previous reports of ihe claim  have not been exaggerated, and thinks  the: mine: will have a bonanza next  season  AIr.S.Durham informs The Herald  that ils strictures, on his competence  .���������ires not borne out by facts. He has  had considerable experioi.ee in the  kind of work required at tbe canyon,  and would not have taken the* position  had he not. been competent to carry  eiut- the iluties belonging to it. Air.  Durham's statement is perfectly satisfactory to Tins HlJItALH. .  Tin; Ueiiai.ij has now enough letters  to the editor ahead nf it to last for the  next two issues. Owing no doubt to  our wiile. circulation anel large influence there appears to he a * popular  ilelusiun iihroiul that we are publishing a paper about tlie size of tbe New  Ye>rk Sunday World. This is .not  really the ease at present. Wilis' lill  the liooni strikes us. And until then  while we are anxious to give; everybody a chance* to veinilate his or her  opinions on the burning eiuestions of  the day, we shall not .always be able  tei avoid elissappoinling Alt*. Editor's  correspondents. There is one rule,  however, which has no "exception in a  newspaper oflice���������the shortest has the  best sli ow.  Air. R. Jamie-son. general managing  engineer of the! Horne-Payne syndicate, w.is in town on Monday. The  aerial I rain way is completed at Laurie  and carrying lhe ore. . There will he  an official opening both of the tramway and concentrator on or about the*  lirst of next, month, when a special  train will he run froin Vancouver. Air.  Jamicsnn. when seen by a reporter.,  was waiting io go down on "Monday's"  boat to Trout. Luke. He says the Lar-  eieau railway from Galena Bay to  Ferguson will he constructed this year  if the mines of the syndicate are  sufiicii'iitly developed to furnish ore,  of which "at present tlicro are the  most satisfactory prospects. Development work on the True Fissure will  commence next week.  Air. .1. AV. Murray returned from  Deer Park on Friday evening. J-Iu has  an interest in the Eureka claim I here  on which development work is being  done, iinel a tunnel has be-en driven 70  feel in the lead. The ore is a golel anel  silver-bearing ore. strongly resembling  the Rossland ore and having the same  iron capping on lhe ledge.* lieside's  the Eureka the Bismarck claim with a  ���������10-foot tunnel, and the Wild Horse  with a IMO-fool tinini'l arc being  actively developed. The ore* in licit Ii  these claims ri'semble.-. lhat in the  Eureka. An assay from the Bismarck  went Soli, iind one from, the Wild  Horse :*(7S in gold and silver. Air.  Alurray thinks'Dccr Park is likely to  be a lively place* next season.  A company known as the Golil Fields  of British Ce'ilumbia Ltd. with a capital of ������000.000 has recently been ine-or  poi-ale el in England with a large number of men of "great influence behind  if.. Among the properties which this  company is formed lo ace.uire are  nin.'teen claims on the north bi-.irich  elf-the~I iiec:L'ire-i'rne:Tr or~as . the "p'r"Os"p*'r-"  tus������ calls it Albert Canyon. Anione  them  is the   Waverlev. which  is, th.*  THE INDIAN FAMINE FUND  Ah'ssrs. C. B.  Hume to Co.,  $25.00  Till'.'  JlEKAI.l),  fill 0.03  Rev. .1. A. Wood,  $1.00  Dr. McKeehine  u.OO  A Friend  LOO  AV. 15. Pool.  2.00-  .1. 1"). Graham,  5.00  Thus. Gillespie  1.00  .). XV. .Uurrav  LOO  Thus.-Holland  1.00  .1. A. Leslie  1.00  Jas. Little*  1.00  Ralph Sielilell  1.00  Jlarrv Riirailis  1.00  Airs. XV. 3. Dickey  1.00  Airs. A. N. Smith  1.00  Edith Lewis  1.00  J. O. Piper  2,00  Rev. R. W. Geddes  1.00  R. S. Wilson  2.00  F. Goeldard  1.00  .Airs. II. Lougheed  1.00  XV. .Mc-Gre-tror  1.00  ti. Laforir.o  1.00  li. Flat.  5.00  Mrs. Lindmark  2.00  Tom Clinch  1.50  Rev. F. Veilland  1.00  li. Aletcalfe  ���������1.00  DONALD  4  .jtiPt���������UU-JUmua-  a   ^p  F. B. WELLS  (Successor to Gii.khij to Wkliji.)  post oppioe'stoe-e.  Gent's Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobacco,  Small Sundries, Etc., Etc.  The Brown Bear Mining Co. ��������� Public  Meeting ��������� Fire at Mr. Kimpton's  Residence���������Wedding Bells���������Personal  Mention  .fni). Biirr and Gee). Crosby ciinie in  from their claim up lhe Blaeberry last  Wedneselay. They expect to ln^ve  everything in good" shape by lhe lime  the snow leaves.  Engine*, driver Jack Allen and his  wife are expected back this month  from the eiasl, where they have been  spending their honeymoon.  Chas. Deschenes is once* more a  happy father. Alother and son are  doing very favorably.  Three companies have been incorporated in Donald this week, viz., the  Columbia & Quartz Creek Alining to  Prospecting Co. and the Brown Bear  Mining Co.        /  The Nelles House opened up nn  Monday morning under the new management of Alessrs. lidwards and  AIcR.ie.  Aliss Olive Sleen arrived from  Farran's Point, Out... last Tuesday,  'itid is staying with Airs. D. McLean.  Alessrs. Griffith, Elson. Kilpatrick.  and Neilsun have formed it company  styling themselves the Brown Bear  Mining Co. A limited amount of  stock is to he placed on the market, to  develop tho Brown Bear Aline, located  at lllecillewaet. This promises to be a  good ''spec*' for stock-buyers, as surface indications are extraorelinarly  good and the mine itself is close to (he  track.  Air. Chas. Baines has purchased a  fourth interest in the Betsy and Quartette claims. Th*ese are parallel with  the Brown Bear.  A public meeting was held in the  Oddfellows' hall .Monday -evening to  el'scuss matters for the benefit of the  town anel vicinity, when resolutions  were passed roi|uesting the government tei complete the bridge over  Blaeberry Creek, so as to make the  trail available, and to enable packers  to get to mineral locations in the Blaeberry : .also that a. grant be made  tow.iieis building a trail to several  mining localities:* and also a grant for  fire protection and for Hip enlargement  of the school here, which from a sanitary point- of view is very unhealthy,  iinel from the munbiir eif children  attendimz the school is entirely too  small, iiuite a number nf children of  .school age being unable to attend on  that account.  Rev. Air. Osborne, with the able  assistance: of Rob. Morris and Aliss  .Millar performed the marriage ceremony, whereby Air. Whuley and Aliss  Wjlgr_nrd.u_erj������m:irlj*^i_^_^  house, was crowileiT with friends of the  :r,:e3"v:e:ilsto:k::e3, b. o.  Prices Right  Quality Ai  Write for Prices  SIBB  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN  Hay, Flour, Feed  of AH  Sorts,  Groceries and Miners' Supplies  "BEYELSTOKE    STATIOIT,    B.-O.  Use.  Kootenay  only one on which development work  has bi'cii done to any extent, though  s'linc* hits been done: on the Tar giers.  Tin: ledge* on which the-se claim* >>ve  staketl is 0 feet wide, and is traceable  in places for half a mile on the surface.  As seen on the; cut in the Waverlev I he-  lead is 10 fe*t-t wide, with (5 feet of soliei  ore eni the hangiu-r wall anrl 13 feet on  tho footwall with conceritr.il ing e,)'*  between. The ore i- galena and gray  cupper. An average a."-ay all ae-r-o1-'-  the lead goes $00.50 to th** '..on. while  ihi* folid on- went 2W) oz. in. -ilv-i, ._  e)z. in gold, 10-}- pe'r rent, copper and  'Jl [)>-r cenl. le'ad. The Tancfii*r is nmri-  of a golel [li'oposil.ion going 2^ lo M e������.  in gnlel. riii'ie* can be* no doubt thai  the Cold Fie-Iels of British Columbia  Lid. have ae-cinireel a valuable prop.-i-  ty in these claim.';. The; Alining .four-  nal of London, the English authority  em minintr. ������.p<*aks in the very highe-M  lerrn������ of the- new r.iiupaiiv. which .will  rcrnler the Mie-cr-ss of its promoters almost certain.  I happy pair, and many wishes for their  ! future happiness were expressed.  X beautiful p:e*ce of quartz^ with  j native g������Vtd wa������= found on the Wait-a-  j Bit. and'has been se-nt Io De-nver for  ; assay by one: of our local mining inag-  ��������� nates.  !     Thursday afternoon the*, residence of  '.Mr��������� Kirnpton   caught    fire   from   an  | overheated   chimney.      The   lire   was  ] soon  epie.riched���������so it was   thought at  j the time���������by the aiel of a, Babcock ex-  1 lingiiishcr. kindly loaned by the 0. V.  ! R. :   Inn. it npp'-ars  some* --parks kept  I smnlili-rinu.   :i<  the-  rhiirch    hell rang  flr������- .-i].-u-iii at!) p.m.. lire   having again  broken    eiui.       A    eaieful    watch    was  ke-pt during the* night, but no further  alarm giveri.    Damage*, about S'H/>.  Kure.  The only reliable remedy  for Coughs, Colds, and all  Diseases of the Lungs.  Prenareel only at  ABETS DRU������ STORE,  BOARD    OF   TRADE ~  A Genernl Mooting of tho KavelstoUo Board  of Truile will be held at tho Union llotel on  Thursday Next, March nth,  at 7.30 p.m. Principal huaino's -nill ho (ho  election of now members, nnrl all thOHOlde-ilr-  inK to join, will plcivo lei.vo their names with  me before the above duto.  a e. Shaw,  6mch2t .   Secretary,  Just arrived, a choice lot of  Confectionery  ....and Cigars  A cull and inspection soiicittel.  f27  Ruvklstoke Station  The-s.s. Nakusp uiiiile- h"r flist trip  burning e'oal e-n We-clii'-'day. the  gi-at.es having been previously alb-n-el  by lhe hands at th>- C.P.R. -h"p������ ln*re*.  It. ib c.-ilcul.'itcd ihaV it will save six  hours on. the* trip, the time previously lest in wooding up.  ABSTRACTS OF, RECORDS.  For the lllecillewaet Mining1 Division for  January and February.  TRANSFERS.  One twelfth interest in the Sir  Walter mineral claim .from N. P.  Snowden to D. H. Alacpherson, Hampton Court Place, England.  " One third interest in the XV. Y. O.  D. mineral claim from N. P. Snowdeti  to D. H AfacPherson.  One Cjiiarler interest in the Sir  Walter mineral claim from W.  William to D. U. Alacpherson.  The Laurier. Dominion and Alowat  from-IV=."f��������� ���������i>ivli*y���������to���������the*���������Dominion'  Golel and Silver Alining Co., Seattle.  One third interest in the Laurier.  Dominion and Mowatt from J. Newell  to P. .T. Cowley. Seattle.  One; third interest in the Laurier,  Dominion and Alowatt from W. T.  Rogers.  Option of a half interest in tho Gladstone from .T. P. Kennedy to P. Alc-  Ciirthy, Calgary.  One quarter interest in the Brown  Bear from T. Kilpatrick to \V. G.  Neilson.  One eiiiiirU'r interest in the Yaw Yaw  from Thos. Richardson to Elizabeth  Ward.  One quarter interest-in the Brown  Belly and Quartette from Sir James  Cullen tei Chits. Trevor Baines.  LOCATIONS.  Eldorado by Geo. Ranisell.  Warspite by Arthur Potts.  CUMMINS & CO.  The Pioneer Store.  A Full Supply of "Miners' Supplies  Always in Stock.  FERGUSON,    B.C.  How  About  VE ore showing tho  fin CBt lino of Hainple*-  yet offered for tlie trade in  Twecls,Twill-s, Vonetiane,  (Jhuviots, Serges, etc.  The Most  *SUlt ^ ��������� Elegant ..Patterns  In trouserings over exhibited in tho co'intry. OvoreoiitinKS���������correct  atylcs, lit nnd finish.   ,    <  rPrices Right  J...MORGAN,  One Door East of the Columbia House  Shaving' Parlor      .    Hot and Cold Baths  SAM NEEDHAM  Cleaned  Altered (  Repaired  IN GOOD STYLK AT LOWEST PRICES.  '.   ���������    -  DGfclGLAS. ST.,  REVEIaSrOKE  The Edmonton Bulletin says that it  is the intention of the; Edmonton to  Jvontenay Packing Co. to erect a cold  storage warehouse at Revelstoke.  "Just Tell Them  Th a-t-������o_-S aw-Me"-1-  And had your timepiece repaired  and given a guarantee for  ' one year.    ,  C.  P.  R. watch inspector and  repairer. ���������  GUY   BARBER    NOTIGE  Take notice that I shall he present  at noon on March KILh in the Union  lintel, Revelstoke Station, and will  settle all accounts against the Orphan  Boy Golel Alining Co.. anel that all  such accounts are reepiired to bo put  in by that date. Purther notice* is  hereby given that the Orphan Boy  Gold Alining Co. will not pay any  account or accounts contracted hy F  C. Whitney.  mrStf J. W. Uasicin'S.  R.   S.  WILSON,  Merchant Tailor,  RcvclBtoko, New Denver anel Branelon  HIP CHUNG STORE  Dissolution op Pakt.vbusuii*.  NOTIGE  The partnership hitherto existing  between Lob Sing .and Jim J ling,  Chinese grocers, Hip Chung store,  Revelstoke, will be dissolved from the  -lsl of-April.^-=Lee-Sing-will-cc)nlinue-  the business, and has acquired the lot,  hcHistvand the whole property. All  debts owing to the stoie'will be payable to Lee Sing, unci Jim Hing will bo  responsible for his own debts.  Revelstoke, March 0. lin  FOR A GOOD TURNOUT  TIXEI'IIOKK THK  Revelstoke Livery Stable  Draying   and   Delivery "Work   prompUy  attended to.  M.  PETTIPIECE  *?4  "  (c)     ff* f% iff |Q a m"  S* ^* ii������j        r_CJ '__1__J uff -f' SF-lj -''?���������<# c^ffvti ^iwa  jg-   ijwimi-irim  MEflCfift-KT!  ������  Sole Agents for Ram LaFs Tea  Agents for the Victoria Giant  Powder Go.    Powder from 45^  to 75 per cent.   Also Judson's  and Stump Powder  Caps and Fuse  A Complete Stock of  HARDWARE  And a Large Supply of  FRESH GROCERIES  always on hand  it  Selling* ofF Remnants of Prints and Dress  Goods at Cost,  Full line of Miner's Supplies carried at  Trout Lake City.  /]  ���������'i'i  ��������� 81

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