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 MS.  ���������'���������   "   1       y.'W  \-j ... 4'.v  /!/ L^>^"  W  A  i   '.  '/'���������^u a;u ^--'^  tf^  /pll  I.K/  Published in the Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon and Jordan Pass Districts.  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WBEK--WEDHESDAYS    .AJSTID    SATURDAYS-  Vol. I.  No S.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, IS, 189/.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRIST ER-AT-LAW.  SOLICITOR,  ANDNOTARY PUBLIC.  ���������UrOl-TICE :   M..II building, Revelstoke.'B.C.  T. L. HAIG . .  ������������������DsroT^.'^a"sr.'aE3Tr_3Xjic.  MINING. REAL ESTATE,  and General Commission, Agent.  Fire and Life Insurance.  Representative if the Kootenay  Smelting and Trading Syndicate.  Agent for Revelstoke, Trout  Lake and other Toivnsites.  Back of  My Promises  , is the cortainity of .fulfillment of ench anil evory  one of thenv.  ���������When you leave your Vat eh' with me for  rep lirsit. is S'.illeient iri.arautee that you will  hnve an accurate anil reliable timepiece.  Din it over occur to you that moro watches  are ruined by in-oin*_r--tent, workmen than  actual wear? We have nained the r.*Diitation  for miles a<ound for bos: work aiiel lowest  juices.   A trial will eonvinco you.  S. K W. GAINER . . .  ���������    lll_.li Grade Watch Specialist.  REVELSTOKE  BLACKSniTHING and  JOBBINQ,  PLUflBINO and PIPE-FITTING, '  ...TINSniTHlNa :and SHEET IRON  WORK,  AIACH1NERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  Canadian Pacific Railway  FREE ' PASS  .. Thi* Paw ii K*>od on nil railrcaels,  providing the bearer walks, carries 1'r;  own baiTKag'?. swim' nil th" rivers, and  p'ops f r "his Shaving, llairctutiiiK.  Shamp o acd S-afoam at  ���������^^ tT a. morgan  .Al-o for dinars. Ciunrcttcs, Tobaccos,  --   - -  Fruits and.Confeetione.r_r. ____________-  One Door; Bast of Columbia Hotel,  RtSVELSTOKE, B. O.  This Pass in not transferable, except to  another man with money.  C E._SHAW  Mining. Real Estateand Insurance Agent.  ' General Agent Ferguson Townsite. ���������  REVKLSTOKE  B. O.  ROBT.  SAMSON  DKALEK.  IX  CORD AND STOVE WOOD  at Iowc������t prices  DniTing of all kinds promptly attended to.   Prices rit,'ht.  ItEVKLSTOKE, H.O.  USE,  Kickapoo Indian Sagrod for  the Blood, Stomach, Liver  and kidneys  ..Kickapoo Indian Oil" for all  Aches and Pains  Kickapoo     Indian    Worm  Killer   for  Stomach  and  Pin Worms  Kickapoo Indian   Salve for  all Sores and Skin Diseases  Kickapoo     Indian     2ough  Cure    for    Coughs    and  Colds  Kickapoo   Indian   Pills  for  Constipation    and     Sick  Headache  Kickapoo    Indian    Prairie  Plant, the Great  Female  Remedy  FOR SALE AT ALL  DRUGGISTS  NAILiS!  Just unloaded, a carload,  consisting "1"  Cut Nails  Casing Nails  Wire Nails  Wire Finishing Nails  Moulding Nails  Etc.- all "sizes  On hand, complete stock of  Horse Shoes,  Horse Shoe Nails  Toe Calks  Round Iron, all sizes, J to I inch.  Square Iron, all sizes,-1 to *_ ihch.  Flat Iron, all sizes, i to 4 x i, j., J.  Bar Slcel.'  Octagon Steel, Etc.  Sheet Copper, Galvanized Iron, Zinc, at  lowest prices.  BOHRNE BR6S.:  REVEL2ST0KE STATi2N  Ceylon,   30c  and 45c  Assam,   40c  and 3Qc  Congou. 20c  Japan, 35c  FANCY' BISCUITS, All  ~Kindsr20crperor���������  - J.   R..HULL   &   CO.,  Processors to Hull Bros. * Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  inBe&f, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All ordcrj In our line promptly filled.  WANTED  A Ilrat-elass e'ook and wife wish to rent a  dining room or restaurant, or a position an  ronk nml waiter. l-*nr P'rticulara apply to  "A. T.". IIkuald Oflleo.  NOTICE  As I intonel to leave 'town, .owing to 111  hcnl'h. about t������o 1st. of March. I hereby  rcqiient that all debts elne me bo settled bi fore  that date, after which they will bo placed in  the hands of a collector.  UU12U W. I'UiMINU.  THE BIG BEND GOLD FIELDS  THE   PAST. PRESENT   AND   FUTURE OF   THE   PLACER  DIGGINGS.  Mrs. \V. Abr.ahamson is seriously  ill'with lit grippe.  Mr, H. Lougheed, who hits heen laiel  up with la grippe for a few weeks  past is a hie to he out again.  From reliable private advices to  hand it islenrned that it i.s the* intention of the Molson's hank manage-  m'ent to open <-t branch in Revelstoke  shortly.  The piles for the foundation of O.  B. Htitiie to Oo's new warehouse are  being put in, and the construction of  the building-'.will he proceeded with  immediately. The dimensions .of the  building are 35x90 feet, two stories  high, ami will he among the largest  structures.in town when completed.  0. Kricson came in from the Consolation, French Creek just before Tin-:  IlKliAl.i) went to press. He reports  the mail as ���������leaving Hovel's ranch on  its way to Golel Stream late last week.  The snow is very heavy nn Ihe.tnil  iinel Ihi! mail I in*, hail ah aril trip. The  Cemsijliitioii is licing worked by five  men with satisfactory results.' Mr.  Kijrscin will leave again on .Monday.  BIRTHS.  Gainkk���������On the 11th  inst.. .-the wife  of S. F, W. Oaiucr of a daughter.  Up   the  Columbia  River   from   Revelstoke���������A Plain and  Reliable   Account  of   the   Work   Already    Done,   and  Reasonable   Prospects   for  the    Near  ;   Future.  In addition to the golden prospects  in * the immediate future which  the position- of Revelstoke ' its  the distributing point, and centre  of tlie Lardt'iiu. Trout Lake and  lllecillewaet mining districts, whose  immense wealth recent discoveries  have placed beyond the possibility of a  doubt, leads her citizens to enterl.iin.  this town is the only gateway into the  famous Big Benel golel fielels, whose  riches have, attracted the attention of  miners over since the early days of  lhe rush to Cariboo. .Starling from  Revelstoke the pack trail, which is al  present the only means of access to the  eenintry, leads along the east- bank of  tho Columbia river, 02 miles to Gold-  stream, on which creek the principal  operations are at present being conducted. Il is confidently expected,  however, that the C.P.R. will put, a  steamer on the river next season,  which will 'make the trip as far as  Dewnio Greek, or 10 miles of ihe distance. It is also hoped that government assistance will before lemg be  forthcoming to clem- out the obstructions to,navigation at the dangerous' Death "rapids, above Downie  Creek, so as to enable a steamer to  make the complete trip toGolelstream.  This creek together with its tributaries  French Creek and McCiillough Greek,*  has hitherto* been "the scene, of the''  chief placer mining in the country. '  arcuixouaii cheek.  In the sixties considerable gold was  taken from the mouth anel upper portion of this cre*e*k, and three or four  shafts were sunk, all on the rim rock.  But owing If) the high price of provisions in those days combined with the  natural difficulties of the. ground,  millers were forced to leave the  country, and the Big Bend stood still  until ISSo. At that time a great number of locations were taken up anel  held by a system of transfer iinel sale  from one miner to another, hut in  reality little or no work was done until 18U2. The Ophir claim at the  mouth of Me.<3iillough crook was work-  eel sis an hydraulic pTfiposiUoTi7~'uid;  gave very fair returns, which might  in competent opinion have been largely increased by a more workmanlike  method of handling the property,  which is no doubt - a valuable erne.  This claim has been in the courts for  several years anel is new lying idle.  The Last Chance claim joins the  Ophlr. Considerable work was done  on this claim up to two years ago to  very little purpose. Under the present  manager, Mr. John Sanderson, an olel  shaft has been cleaned out to the  depth of 00 feet, and a gootl ileal' of  tunneling run without, getting oil" the  vein rock. but. from the prospects obtained while running along the vein  rock, there can be little doubt thai  this claim will prove before long'an  exceedingly valuable property.  The North Slur claim lies above the  Last. Chance. For the last* three seasons a tunnel has been run on this  claim, which ought soon to strike bed  rock, the discovery of which will tend  ������really to develope the upper portion  of the creek. All these placer propositions will turn out good properties  under proper handling.  FitK.vcir OIJEEK  runs into Golelstre.ini four miles above  McOullough creek. In the early days  there was considerable money made  on this creek, and a small town ami  sawmill were built for the .accommodation of the miners. During ihe last  foiir or live .years' the' 'Consolation  claim has provcel a very nice property in the hands of working men, and  has turned out profitably lo the. shareholders, being worked economically  anil iu a workmanlike manner by  means of a shaft drained by a bed  rock drain. The', adjoining claim,'the  Gold Hill, paid very well for one eir  two se_*,-isiins .-us it elrifting claim. It has  Ih'cii solel to a Chicago syndicate, who  have, shipped machinery to weak it as  a hydraulic proposition.. From lhe  prospects obtained by'.drifting, the  claim should prove a very valuable  property. The indications already  shewn on this creek certainly mark it  as well worth further prospecting and  development by experienced men.  (IDl.I^'I'KKAM.  This creek is tin exceedingly elifliciilt  one for men without, capital to handle,  owing to t.hei very high singe of water  prevailing in it from the middle, of  May till September, which renders the  constitictiem of wingtlains anel flumes,  without, sufficient, capil.nl to push the  work through a very precarious undertaking. Hilherlei for ihis reason, lack  of means has pi-pveiiteil a proper prospect-being made of this creek. In lhe  canon of the. creek towards its month  as much as $2,000 or $3,000 of coarse  golel has been collected in recent years  by scraping it out of the heel rock during extreme low water. One nugget  obtained in this way was worth $11 to  $12. This canon is about two miles  long, cut through a white limestone  formation, anel tin* creek rushes  through it, in a continuous series of  falls. It is consklered by experienced  prospectors that the creek iI self,  which is ither.it 200 feet wide*, Hows  through the heel of an ancient hike,  which itstilf covered the bed and valley  of a former crook, whose waters were  flammed back by an ancient landslide,  anel thus l'ormeil the. lake. Tn course  of time by slow degree's the waters of  the lake gradually cut themselves an  exit, through the limestone formation  at the present canon, and once more  discharged themselves in Lo the Columbia. It is estimated that it. woulil not  be it very diflicult task to tup the  creek just above the i-anem em the  south bank and drain olf its waters  either by a tunnel or open cut through  a hill at this point, after which they  would find their own way to the river  without any further work being  necessary. It. is likely from what  hiis been said before of the results ol>-  taineel by "sniping" in the canon at  low witter, that if the bed rock were  properly cleareel of water, a substantial hiirvest of the yellow metal would  be'gathered in. -    -"��������� - ���������   -  sjiitit cheeic. -  On the opposite side ol' tho river to  the mouth of Goldslream, the Columbia River Hydraulic Mining Co. were  operating, under the direction of Prof.  Mason, with hyelraulic machinery  during the last; season with promising  returns. On .Smith cieel*, immediately  above, another company Inul sunk  two shafts which were in 70 and 50  feet respectively last f.ill, but without  striking bed rock. However, the indications shewn up hitherto afford a  reasonable ex pert a lion that Smith  creek will develope into a gooel paying  creek.  Further north as far as the Big Benel  of the river there has been consider-  ahle���������prosueutiilu_elone.   but   hitherto  without* any results being announced  It must be rememhered that to many  of the men prospecting or supposed  to be prospecting for placer in Big  Bend, the Big Benel was the scene of  their debut as prospectors. The' old  timers,'who were in lire country iu Lhe  sixties believed there was a gooel thing  there, only difficulties with which  they could not contend, drove, 'them  out to William's Creek ami Lightning  Creek, where money was being made  more easily. With the increase-el  transport facilities, to which we may  look forward, iii''the near , future, these  difficulties will be largely ove-rceime,  anel it is ejuite likely that if properly  iiiiiiiitgetl by men that uiiderstjanel  their business, a good many Big Benel  properties will more than justify this  favorable opinion of the olel htinels.  English Capital and the Lardeau,  The London correspondent of lhe  Rossltinil Miner says in their i^sue of  the 7th inst,. "The Financial News  in a recent issue draws attention te*  the .Slocan district, which hits hitherto  receiveel but scant'attention over here  considering its undeniable merits as a  rich .anil' valuable mining region.  From many conversation*) that I have  hatlwith men associeel with some;' of  the-'.wealthiest' anil most influential  financial houses, I cannot hold out  hopes thtit. this portion of West Kootenay is,likely to immediately receive  much attention from' the invetting  public on this side..of the water, the  probabilities being that the Lardeau  country will bis more favored,.lowing  to the fact, that its ores .irurry. a percentage of gold���������lien not a.large ono it  is true, but sufficient to attract investors���������although the intrinsic value  eif the Slocan tires is, generally con-  siilerably greater."  The local clergy have promised to  make an appeal on behalf of the In  dinn Famine Fund tomorrow. 'Lists  of subscriptions have been opened' at  the Post eiflico, Revelstoke, and at C.  B. Hume & Co's store, Revelstoke  station.  THE SILVER CUP GROUP.  A Silver and Gold Proposition Likely  to Prove One of the Richest Properties hi British Columbia.  This group, like Uin Great Northern,  is tributary to tho town of Ferguson,  anil lies on the south fork of the  Laicli'iiu river about 7 miles from lhe  town, It, consists of several claims :n-  cluding the original Silver Cup owned  by lhe Silver Cup Co., the Sunshine"  -and Towser. owni'd by the llorne-  P.-tyiio Syndicate, and Queen of the  Hills, envni'd by AbrahiiniMHi Bros.  On tlie Silver Cup a shaft has been  sunk about, 100 feet, iinel at the pre-se-ttt  lime lhe ceimpany is running a tunnel  lo Lit|) Lhe vein, which they expect to  input fuel, and they  have  nearly  that distance completed. The elovel-  opinont work done in sinking the  shaflshewed up a body of ore sufficient-  to justify the company in running the  tunnel. "Shipments of ore from the  shall have been made and have proved  the load to be very high grade, carry-,  ing  gold,   silver,   lend    and    copper.  On the Sunshine .and Xowsur the  Horne-Payne Syndicate has been  working a gang of W ������1' 12 *"wl ilU  winter, with results equally as satisfactory tis those obtained from the  SilverGnp. showing that Lhe body of  ore is continuous all through the  claims. Work on the Queen' of, the  Hii;.s has shewn the same body eif eiro  with similar assays. A pack trail has  been constructed to thu group, which  is easily accessible anil presents great  advantages in the shape of Limber and  Witter in the iiuiiv-iliate neighborhood,  adding considerably to the facilities  of working .and consequently to the  value of the mine. It is believed by  those competent to give an opinion  Lhat further development- will reveal  an immensely rich property in  this group, the prospects of which together with those of their other property, the Great Northern, are such as  will fully justify the. Horne-Payne  Syndicate in building their proposed  railway trout Galena Bay U> Up th������  hidden wealth of Lardeau at Ferguson.  THE- LOCAL LEGISLATURE.  Debate on the Address From the Throne  ���������Working Miners and Liceuses���������  Redistribution.  Victoria Feb. 10.���������Consideration of  the iiilelress in reply to the Speech from  the Throne occupied the House today.  Thi! address was moved by Mr. Hunter  and seceiudod by _Ur. Stodelarl. The  lender of Lhe Opposition, Mr. Seniltn.  spoke next; Premier Turner replied to  him, and Messrs. Cotton, Graham, iMc-  "I'lierSoifrKeiiiiedyitnePPooIey��������� followed; the debate then being adjourned  at 0 o'clock. Mr. Pooley, President of  the Council, stilted that the Government would introduce legislation to  repeal the tax, in the shape of free  miners' licence, on men merely employed in the mines, iinel thai cert'tli-  cates woulil be required~te>���������be he'lel  only by prospectors ami owners of  mineral claims.  IVemii'r Turner in reply to Mr. Sem-  lin saitl ho thought it best to wait to  thu very last moment before inU-oiluc-  ing ii redistribution .measure.  Vjctoiua, II. C Feb. 113. ��������� The  debate! on the:'.address, was coneliuleil  yesterday, the speakers being Rogers.  Ihyden, Baker, Eberts anel Sword.  The address was .'idonlcel without a  division.  Cotton moved the adjournment  of the House for the purpose of  ratling the attention of the Government to the necessity, of adopting a  policy calculated to conserve the  rights of the public in water poweis.  in conseejuencc of the many, demands  from corporations Tor water rights.  Tho Premier saiel the matter ve ould  receive earliest ctmsiderntion at an  curly day. _  A BIG  SMELTER.  An Offer  by  an   English   Company  to  ' Build a Smelter at Vancouver.  Vancouvisk. B. C, Fwb, 13.���������At.a  meeting of the city council, held yesterday, a letter'; was reael from a  London syndicate, .with* a capital of  ������2.-30,000 preparcil to eree:t a smelter  and refinery at ^'ancouver, -.within  eigl.it months, of It value of,$(100,000.  and a daily capacity of 500 tons, provided the city guarantees free water  rigliLs anil exempt ion from laxes. The  mutter was referred to the smelter  committee.  Thk Hkkald has heard on geiod  authority that the Band of British  Columbia will possibly opcu a branch  oflice here shortly.  IT'S A NEW CABINET.  BUT THE SAME OLD C.P.R. GETS  THERE ALL THE SAME.'  Remedial Legislation . or "Burst"���������The  Offiicial Axe Falls in Winnipeg���������Inquiry Into the Affairs of the B. C.  Crown Timber Office���������The Latest  Returns From North Ontario.  (Si'kciai.to The  Heuauj.)  Toiionto. Feb. ]L���������The official de;  duration in North Ontario gives Graham 2,103, MtLeod 2,301. There tire  (ill rejecteil ballots, and the Conservatives have applied for a recount, which  begins next Tuesday.  Mon'h.eai.. Feb. Hi.���������Le Monde says:  '"The Manitoba school t.ueslion can be  settled only by a Federal remedial  law. That law Catholics .are entitled  Lo, and they will have it sit any cost,  or Confederation will go up. If" the  e-otistittiLion affords us no protection  against numbers, it is a dead letter.  If it can be violated with.-impunity to  oppress us, we will violate it in our  turn lo get rid of a union, which is  contrary to nature, and by which all  the advantages are on the side of .our-  enemies.  Winnipeg, Feb.  13.���������All  the members of the immigration staff  here  received notices of dismissal from Otta-.  wa. yesterday. -        >'  Ottawa, Feb. 13.���������Archer Martin,  of Victoria, is gazetted a commissioner  to enquire into the affairs of tho timber agency in British Columbia. T:  S. Iligginson is the crown timber  agent.  Sir AVin. Van Home and Messrs.  Slviughtiessy and Wainwright', discussed the Crow's Nest Pass line with  Blnir yesterelay. Subsequently-the  British Columbia delegates had an interview with the Ministers. They all  express themselves well satisfied, with  thelrreception.  THE NEW YORK MARKET.  Today's Quotations in the   Metal   Market. . -.  (Sl-ecial to the llKn.Ai.i-i.)  New    York,   Feb.   13.���������Yesterelay  being  it holiday in the United Slates,  there are no silver ejuolalions to-wire.  Lead, S3.05. ��������� ' \  THE WAR   IN   CRETE.  [  Greece Will Stand no   Nonsense  the .Butcher of   Europe.  brom  London, Feb. 13.���������A despatch to the  Times from Canea announces that four  of the boats belonging to the torpedo  flotilla anel transport, convoy, t-oui-  niai-dod by Prince George of Greece,  have arrived in the harbor. Accoiding  lo the reports, it Turkish warship,  which arrivi'il at Kisauio on Wednes-  el.ay was, immediately iireel upoil by  the Christian. Reports from every  quarter in the Klantl e>f Crete indicate  the increasing gravity of the situation.  Constantinople. Feb. 13. ��������� It is  officially announced that., the- council  of Ministers was belli during yester-  ilny for the purpose <>f earning to .a  decision regarding the --ittituile of  Greeea* in Crete. The war party just  now is very influential, but it is ex-  pectetl that a pacific settlement limy  ye*t be attained. At present there are  uo indications of the Turkish government sending reinforcements to lhe  island.  _, m.      .THE ARBITRATION TREATY,  Will Possibly be Passed   in the Senate  at Today's ; Session.  Washington. Feb. 12.���������The feature  of today's discussion of the Anglo-  American treaty by .the oenate was a  general ell'ort to reach a basis of  agreement, whereby either business  can lie taken up. 'Senator'.Sherman  s-tateel that he* woulil call the Foreign  Affairs committee.to meet tomorrow,  with a hope of beiu__, aide to piesent  an amendment that would be acceptable to the Senate so as to make it  possible to secure the ratification oft.  the treaty before the adjournment to-  morrow.  Kx-Queen Liliuokalani has ..inspired  the publication of a card \r>j the. Evening Star, declaring that her abdication  from the throne of Hawaii was '.procured under duress and is therefore  vo'ul. . j  * Anything from a small hand bill  to a whole sheet poster printed neatlv  aml cheaply at Tu_..11_uali>.  A-'  ii1  :- v ;������3i  1  <���������:! Revelstoke  Herald I      TORONTO  JOHNSON  & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Semi-Weekly Journal, publieheel in tho  merest* nf Revelstoke and the surrounding  district, Wednesdays and Saturdays, making  closest connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads, $1.50 per  nolumn Inch, $2.1)0 pcrinch when Insertedon title  ;.age. Local ads.. 12o p.r (nonpareil) lino for  llrst insertion; So for each additional insertion.  Heading notices, 15c per line each issue Birth,  Carriage and Death notices, free.  Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier. ?2.00  *p<*r annum ; f 1,25 for six months, -strictly in  dvanco.  Our Job Deportment: Thk llmtAi-i) Job  Department Is ono of tho best oi.ulppoel  printing olllccs In West. Kootenay, anil In prepared to execute nil kinds of printing In llrst  ������������������lass stylo at honost prices One price to all.  Ho job toolnruo���������nono loo small���������for un, Mull  ��������� ���������rders promptly intended to. Give us a iriul  i n your next order.  To Correspondents: Wo Invito correspond-  once on any subject of Interest, to tho general  jiubllo, and desire a reliable regular corres-  ��������� ondout In every locality surrounding  Jlovclstoke. In all ens��������� tho bona llelo nitiiio  nf thu wiitor niiiMtacconirnny manuscript, but  i.ot necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  HAVE     CONSERVATIVES     WON  NORTH   ONRARIO ?  SATURDAY,     FEB.   13,       1S07.  A SPLENDID CHANCE  The Winnipeg Tribune, which  Beems to have appointed itself to  the oflice of censor nioruin bon-  orum, more particularly in election '.'matters, should certainly, in  ���������lecordance with its custom, publish the "."bill of particulars" liled  by Mr. McPhail against his l'ellow-  Xiibernl, Mr. Davis, who fought  und ran away the other day at  Saskatchewan, believing that his  iloing so might result (which is  very doubtful, if Mr. McPhail's  I'barges can be proven) in his  Jiving to tight another day. There  is a splendid opportunity to insist  on the criminal law being set iu  motion against the unscrupulous  friends of Mr. Davis, iu order to  vindicate the "purity of elections," as was done under the  .supervision of the Tribune at Mac-  ��������� lonald and Winnipeg. Last the  Tribune may not be aware of what  is going on, its attention is respectfully directed to the views of tho  Prince Albert press on the situ-  ittion. The Prince Albert Advo-  ���������-���������ate, the Liberal organ, which supported Mr. Davis during the  recent election, says ���������   ���������  All through the late campaign the  -.party,occupied it humiliating -position,  ti.nd that, together wilh the reaction  letting in, will go fai towards obliterating the little prestige the Liberals  trained here in June last by electing  imr now Premier, Mr. Laurier. If the  Government becomes incensed at the  politicians here, and their bungling of  i he'affairs which they should guard so  s-.ealously, and refuse to elo anything  J'or the district, they could hardlj* be  blamed. As ithe. situation appears  now, the interests of the district are  to be sacrificed for personal ends, to  the utter disgust of the greater portion  ot the community, who would like to  see their country prosper.  The Saskatchewan Times, which  '..supported the unsuccessful Liberal  candidate,   editorially    expresses  itself on the tactics adopted :  "If the present Government were  siding according to their professions  ��������� ir axioms���������as they have so often  vaunted���������to purify.the administration  of the election law, they .would make a  thorough investigation; of the whole  election contest in Saskatchewan and  luidertake the prosecution of every  unlawful act occurring therein, there-  I'V reforming their own party first anel  fhowing to the whole Dominion that  _��������� hey_-in tend���������to���������practice���������what^t-hey-  jirofessed. This would effect a telling  'result, and in the-interests of society  find good government the law should  Le enforced and justice done."  These expressions of opiniou,  coming from Liberal organs,  should surely appeal to the  Tribune's sense of justice. : The  preat Liberal party in Saskatchewan is said to occupy a hiiinilia-  iug position, its prestige is gone  Hud prosecutions are clamoured  for. The Tribune has never had a  chance like this before. Will it  take advantage of the opportunity?  JTiiL* Kidciell Manufacturing Company  of Winnipeg bus maeie an .assignment  in tiusl for the benefit of creditors.  Commissioner Kv.a Booth of the  IS tlvation Army will -visit ��������� Winnipeg  find the North AVest on or about  J'arch -li st.  Mr. Spencer, Superintendent of the  C. P. K. Eastern division, has agreed  ���������upon a new scbudule of .vnges with  the men under him.  Mi. A. E. Forget, Indian Commissioner, is reported seriously ill at the  Russi-I! house, Ottawa. .Madame Forget has gone to Ottawa.  R. Rimmcr, barrister, of Kegina.  has: been appointed legal advistsr to  the Lieutenant-Governor in the room  of W. C. Hamilton, Q. C.  The hearing of the petition to unseat  Wayor McCreary of Winnipeg on the  ground of non-crualification comes up  for hearing on Thursday.  The Spokane Spokesman-Review republishes The Herald's 'interview  ���������with Mr. Pat. Burns on the efTects of  the abolition of the quarantine.  The C.P.R. will run colonist specials  every Tuesday during Lhe'months of  .March and ;\pril to meet the requirements of the settlers' movement to the  Forth West.  Gertie Underwood, who wa*-: burnt  nnd frozen during the recent  Itegina  fire,   is (recovering.    The  local   Wo-  pien's Council are bearing the expenses j  jjf treatment.  LONDON  THE   PRINCIPAL   FEATURE  OF  THE JUBILEE  The Result Said to be Still in  Doubt-  Scrutiny   will   be    Demanded���������Dr.  Selwyn's  Wild  Break on Canada's  y Mines���������They   Say He Has Wheels  Toronto, February 0.���������Word has  come from North Ontario tiding today  that McLeod, Conservative, has a  clear majority. The ofllci.-il declar-  .-itio bus not yet been made. It will  be followed by it recount. In any  case it is quite rensoniiblc to - still  regard the constituency as doubtful.  Oiiii.l.iA, February S.���������Returns from  the sub-divisions not, hitherto henril  Irom, show unexpected gains for  McLeod. Conservative, and it i.s b> no  means certain that the Patron-Liberal  candidate, Graham, has been elected.  Both sides claim it victory and a  scrutiny will be demanded,until which  il. is quite impossible to say who is  elected.  Tohiinto, February S.������������������Dr. Selwyn's  remarks on the subject of gold mining in Canada havu 'aroused some  feeling on the part of men engaged  iu business connected with the imlus-  try. Practical men point to what, lias  been achieved both in the North West,  Ontario .anil British Columbia as  sufficient refutation of Selwyn's claim  that, Canada has got a great mineral  future. One gentleman, intimately  ncipiamtcd with the Lake of the  Woods district, says Selwyn's .utterances regarding its gold bearing capacity many years ago returned the  development of that districts for many  years.    IS TK!S THUS ?  The Toronto Telegram says the Crow's  Nest Railway Will not be Constructed  by  the   Canadian   Pacific Company  The Toronto Telegram of last Thursday is responsible for the following:  While no official announcement "litis  been made it is certain that the Crow's  Nest Pass Railway will not be built by  the Canadian: Pacific Railway Com-  pan3r. Hon. A. G. Blair, minister of  railways in the Laurier cabinet, has  been looking into the Crow's Nest  e_ucslion anil litis come to the conclusion that the government had  better build the line. The object of  .Mr. Blair'-"is to secure for Canadians  the benefit of a competing line to the  Pacific coast,.and.it is fair to the West  that this initial step should be made.  At first; for a few years, perhaps, the  Crow's Nest railway, as built by the  government will serve only lhe district which it is built to benefit, but  after the arrival of the expected prosperity that Canada is to have, it  is to to be extended to Leth-  bridge and .-it some later dav to  form .a junction with the James' Bay  railway, thus Toronto will have the  benefit of :t competing line to the  Pacific slope, for it is understood that  the minister is of the opiuion that  much good will be tlone by allowing  the Grand Trunk to secure running  privileges over the lino. Although it  seems it round about way to reach" the  Pacific CoiisL.it glance at the map shows  that via the Grand Trunk. .lames Bay,  Lethbridge and Lhe Pacific route  freight wouiil not be moro' than .21  hours lonper in transmission, while  passenger trains mijrht bo run on an  equality of time with the Canadian  Pacific service. Mr. Blair has another  idea and one that will be carried out.  The Inter-Colonial railway, whose  western terminus now is Levis, is to  be given running privileges on the  Grand Trunk as far west as Montreal.  Here again Mr. Blair proposes to go  against the C. P. R.  Will <_ be the Re-crowning of Her  Majesty at Westminster Abbey  Befote an Assembly of the World's  Monarchs���������The India Plague Getting  Worse���������Vultures Dying  London, February (i.���������Some important statements were made  yesterday in the House of Commons  on the vote for the expenses of the  recent Anglo-expedition up tho Nile  to Dongola Sir Michael Hicks-Beach,  Chancellor of the Kxehequer, referred  In'the decision of the Egyptian mixed  court, of appeals, in refusing to allow  the funds of thu Caissu tit Egyptian  debt to bo used to defray the expenses  referred to, thus compelling Great  Britain to advance the money  required.  London. Februarys.���������It has been  decided that Lhe principal feature of  the Queen's jubilee in Juno shall be  another great, ceremony at Westminster Abbey similar to "that, of re-  crowning Her Majesty before tho most  illustrious assembly of the world's  rulers and great men which can be  got together.  A despatch to the Daily Mail from  Bombay says that the plague is getting beyond all'control. On Saturday  111 deaths were reported. Even vultures on "the towers: or silence" are  dying.  THE DIAMOND JUBILEE  Lady Aberdeen's Plan to Commemorate  the Happy Event.   _-_  MONTREAL. February 4.��������� Lady  Aberdeen m an address io the  Montreal branch of the Aberdeen  Association outlines a ..plan .for .the  celebration by Lhe women of "Canada  of the Queen's diamond jubilee. Her  Excellency suggests that, the women  of Canada should organize what  would he Known as the Victorian  Order of Home Helpers in Canada.  Her Majesty, throuirh Lady Aberdeen,  .intimated her desire that the commemorative measures adopted here  might take the form of nursing and  caring for the sick and suffering in  isolated parts/of the Dnminion.  The hospitals and cottage hospitals  at present existing arc not sufficient, to  meet the wants of the people, and her  idea, is to have a band of women  workers to nurse and look after the  sick and stilfi-ring. Women eligible Lo  join Lhe order must not be under ?.(J  years of age, anel would receive a  thorough practical training in miti-  wiiery anil "first aid. to the injured.''  KxaminatioiiH testing the practical  knowledge and abilities of all the*  candiel.ati.'S woulil be ' iineler the*  supervision" .of a capable medical  boiirel. A biulge aue! uniform woulel  be provided all members of the- order,  ami it was also thought advisable that  members shonM be bound to the work  for a elefinite period of, perhaps, three  years. The order woulel be one of  which all women might be proud to  become members, and woulel be a  piinlic and national .institution. A  salary of about fi'20 a month woulel be  paid, anel the wejrkers woulel in no  way interfere with legitimate medical  work. The scheme is a noble one, and  through Lhe women e.f Canada, will  appeal to the -whole country.  It is proposed to start a one dollar  subscription fund for this object, so  that all willing can take part.  ENGLAND IN EGYPT  IMPORTANT     ANNOUNCEMENT  TO FRANCE BY HICKS-BEACH  Conservative Peers Endorse Chancellor  of the Exchequer When He Says  England Will Occupy Egypt as  Long    as    She    Feels    Like     It  London, .February S:--Conservative  peers tire unanimous in their praise of  the speech delivered in the House of  Commons by Sir Michael Hicks-Beach,  Chancellor of the Exchequer, in which  he served notice on France that Great  Britain proposed to remain in occupation ot Egypt indefinitely.  FRANCE IS HOT  Over Beach's Speech���������Newspapers Say  the French and Russians Should  Accept   the  Challenge   t?.nd   Scrap  Paris, February S.���������French newspapers are greatly excited over the  speech delivered in'the British House  of Commons by Sir Michael Hicks-  Beach regarding the occupation of  Egypt. The Journal ties Debals in an  .article commenting upon the speech  says: "The insolent challenge thrown  out lo France and Russia ought to be  taken up,"  SPAiN     -  NOW PROPOSES TO  REFORM  THE CUBANS  A: Decree , Signed to , Authorize the  Establishment of a Local Administrative Council  Madrid, February (J. ��������� A decree  authorizing Lhe proposed reforms on  the Island of Cuba, which was announced to be signed today, was  signed by the Queen Regent yesterday.  One of the principal features of the  reform is the creation in Cuba..of an  assembly to be known as the Council  of Administration.  CRETE  CHRISTIANS   DESIRE A   UNION  _��������� .--^WI-T-K-GREEGE----"'   '   " "  OTTAWA     | WASHINGTON  A ROW OVER BURGESS  HAYTER REED  AND  The Mission of Cartwright and Davies  Proves Useless���������Mounted Police to  go to England���������A Liberal Dead���������  A Liberal Organ Says the Indian  Vote Carried South Brant  Ottawa, February !).��������� Both Burgess, Deputy Minister of Interior, and  Hayler Reed, Superintendent of Indian Att'airs, are said to be iu elangor  of having their ofllees transferred to  Hon. Mr. Smart.  lien. Mr. Sil'Lon is undoubtedly  pressing his colleagues to ceinsent lo  an opening being iniiile for his favourite, but. so far Premier Laurier, Sir  Oliver Mowut anel lion. K. W. Scott  are resisting.; If the} dually'consent  Io Lite'decapitation of the present  occupants of theolllee promised to Air.  Smart it is possible that Lord Aberdeen inay object.  It i.s admittetl here that the mission  or Sir llieharel Cartwright anel Hon.  L. II..Davies to Washington will result in nothing more than a complete  demonstration of the fact Lhat no  reciprocity can bo anticipated with  the United States whilst the new regime is in power.  The report is confirmed here Unit  Mr. Chamberlain, Colonial Secretary,  lias asketl that .*t party of the North  West .-Mounted Police, be sent to England next summer to take part in the  diamond jubilee celebration.  The Free Press (Liberal) has an item  em the authority of one of the Minis-  | ters to theelfect that the Indian vote  decided the South Brant contest, the  Indians having voted in favour of the  previous '.Government in June and  turning to the present Government  this time.  Ottawa, February f).���������Air. Fauyel,  Liberal member of Parliament for  Bonaventure, is dead.  Charcoal the condemned Indian  murderer has been in a Imtl wtty. ft  is elifficult to make him eat anything,  and when he tloes, he gets rid of it. as  quicklj'as possible.  On Monday morning. February 1st,  Edmonton telegraphed Hon. iMr.  Tarle re the brielge: across the Saskatchewan.'' TheXsame evening there  came a reply from that gentleman to  tho effect that if Lhe town of Edmonton put up $25,000 the bridge woulel go  on. anil further staleel that he was  writing particulars.. Edmonton people  are not at all satisfied with the  prospect. ��������� Plaindealer, South Edmonton. B  Ar.d Have Invited lhe King to Take  Possession of the Island���������The Town  of Car.ea Said to be Bombarded by  Foreign Warships  Oanea, Island of Crete.  F'ebt___,_^<e>r  ���������The  day passeel qtiietlv,   although  fires are still   raging   in   spite   of  the  efforts  of  the   sailors anel marines of  foreign warships.    Christians are still  embarking.  Altogether   30 persons    have   been  ( killed, a quarter oi   the  town  lmrpr.fl  ! anel enormous   damage   generally ha-  _ been done. ������  -  Athens,   Febrii.'ity    fi. ��������� The   M'-st  news fiom (.'ittif.'i is to the   rlft'cr. that  foreign vessels have already  er.gngeel  in the work  e>f   ir:iii-poiting refii'.i'Pi  to the Grecian I-l/lral ot  Milo.      U   i^  also iinnoimci'il   that   foreign   e-on-uis  iii'F-.nhligec! to make Ihe-ir  euc-ipi- from  Ilolepo and Oiin.-'.i   by  way of the sea.  Thi'i'i'-foui'ths of the f'hrNti.-inqiKirterx  in the city of One-a have been  !i'.ini"d  j to the ground.    Christian* while   try-  I big to   r".e-.i|ii*   to the   warships  were  j atiiu.'ki'il by  lhe   Mussulman   pr>t)iil.i-  | tion  and many   were   killed   and   in-  iiireel.  The total number of vie-tim- us  th'* result of   the recent   fighting was  estimated al. "���������','().  Athens, February S.���������A despatch  from Cinea says that the Christians  about there halve hoist<*el the Greek  flag anel proclaim eel a. union of the  islanel with Greece, iinel have invited  the king of Greece to take possession  of it.  Berlin. February 0.--A special despatch receiveel from Athens says it is  rumoured there that the foreign wart  ships have commencetl to bombard  Canea in the Island of Crete.  ON SKATES  FAST   WESTERN MEN  AT..THE  MONTREAL   RACES  '  McCullouch of Winnipeg'and Nilsson ol  Minneapolis Are "the Only Men in  Town"���������Foxy Donohoe Protests  Races���������The Summary of the Results  Montreal, February S.���������The judges  in considering Joe Donohoe's protest  iu the three mile professional race,  found it well founded. The full distance: had ' not been covered. Tnoy  found ��������� out that the scorers had also  made tt mistake in the 5,000 metre  amateur race, and these races will  be skated over again today. Everything points to Jack McCulloch being  amateur world's champion, and Neils-  son the professional champion. The  people are simply wild over the swift  man from the Peg.  The. summary of the principal races  is as follows: o  Five hundred metres, .amateur, won  by Alfred Nans, Christiana, in 40:i/r>  seconds, equalling the world's record  made by himself.  Five thousand metres, international  amateur,   won   by J.   Iv.  McCulloch.  The three mile professional was won  by J. Nilsson, Minneapolis. These  two last races arc the ones in which  the scorers error occurred, and which  are to be skated again today.  In the 1,500 metres international  amateur race '.McCulloch:'defeated  Nass in the skate olf, in 2:10 -1/5.  Half mile professional was won by  Nilsson, who* established a new world's  record of 1:17.1/5.  The 10,000 metre race on Saturday  was won by McCulloch of Winnipeg.  Time 20.02 2/5.  WINNIPEG  AN INSANE CONVICT   COMMITS  SUICIDE  The~Sittings-of_the"Tariff Commission"  Commenced���������Will Last Three Days  ���������The Bonspiel is Humming.  Winnipeg, February 8.���������The tariff  ciHimission opened here this morning.  killessrs. Fielding anel   Patterson   were  both present.    It is expected that the  sitting will last three days.  The ninth annual bonspiel began  this morning. There arc 77 entries  for the granel challenge trophy.  An insane convict nnmccl .Tones  committee.! suicide in his cell in the  hospital attached to Stony .Mountain  Penitentiary early on Sunday morning, lie hanged himself Lo the bars of  his cell'door wilh his braces. The de-  deaseil was..'15 years of age anil came  from the IcQgina jail two years ago.  A timely paper, and one of exceeding  interest on "South Africa anel Its  Future." is contributed to the North  American Review by John Hays  Hammond, whose connection with Lhe  recent stirring events in Lhat portion  of the globe is well knownil Air.  Hammonil . describes the" country,  elwelling particularly on the "great  value of., its mineral resources, .anil  predicting Lhat ils general prosperity  will bo further enhanced by the  "establishment ot*. customs unions, .anel  a confederation of the'South African  States.  The Hon. John Barrett, Cnilel  States Alinister to Siarn. whose recent  articles in the 'North Amerieiiu  Review on Asiatic afTairs have  sheited so much attention, contributes  another paper to this number entitled:  "TheCtitiaof the Far Fast,." Tt is ,i  description e>f the Philippine Islands,  now the scene of n rebellion ngniiist  the domination of Spain, anil it  portrajc the rnnnners and customs ol  the inhabitant*-; of the richest  archipelago in the world, regarding  which the lack of general knowledge  in America is much to be regretted.  CHURCH DIKECTORV.  VfKTHODIST CHURCH - Kovdntolui.  + '*��������� I'rcuchlng servlecs at II n.rn, nod 7:30  p.m. Class meeting at thu close of thu  rnorninK service, sabbath tichool and Rlbln  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meolin������  every Wednesday evening at TM p.m. Tho  pnbiicaro cordially invited,   .Scuts free.  V"    UKV. J. A. WOOD.''Pastor.'''  pKE3������YTEItrAN   CflUKCII-Koycls  ���������*-     Hervlco every  Sunday  i'vonini.   at 7:r������>  p.m.     lilb'o  CI isa  at   2:.*'l)   p.m..   to  which  all aro welcome*.  M. GED.OE3, B  A., Missionary.  HOLY  TkINTTV  CHURCH ��������� KevoMoko  P/'eschliiK   services   cvory   Sttntlny nt  II a.m. anil 7:30 p.m.  ���������  BEV. F. YOLLAND, Rector.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUIIOH ��������� nevel-  stoke.     Mass   cvory   Sunday   morning  at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  CANADIAN    MINISTERS     VISIT  CLEVELAND  Who Gives Them a Cordial Reception  ���������Half an Hour's Confab���������Public  Men Interviewed���������Introduced to tho  Leaders of Both Houses.  ���������Washington,' February 5.���������Sir  Julian Paimccfotc the British ambassador today presented to Secretary  Olney Sir Richard Cartwright anil  Hon. L, II. Davies the two Canadian  commissioners who-are here to forward negotiations for reciprocity and  tiirilTiirrangementsbetween the United  States anel Canada. They simply paid  their respects to the secretin',)..  Washington, ; 'February 0.���������Sir  Richard Ciirlwrighl, and lion L. II.  Davies, Canadian Ministers,.called on  President Cleveland Loilay. They  were .accoinpamcil by Secretary Olney.  The party was received very cordially  by the President, and remained for  half an hour discussing matters incidental to their business.  On Saturelay they interviewed' a  number ot public .men. Thev were  escorted by Representative Hilt, of  Illinois, who introduced them to leatl-  cts of both' Houses. They had a half  hour talk with Speaker Read which  ''ended with the remark by Sir Richard  Cartwright that it seemed to be the  idea of Lhe people of each country Lhat  if they could build it high -.tariff wall  arounil their own .domains.they' could  enrich themselves lit the expense of  their neighbors. Speaking for the  Canadian administration he said it was  their hope that the United States  would see that reciprocal arrangements would he of benefit to both  peoples.  /  m  ROME  The   Pope's   Health   Said   to  be   in  a  Precarious Condition  London. February G. ���������The Daily  News' special correspontlenL at Rome  says that the Pope is in a precarious  condition. He suffered .a fainting attack a few days .ago which prostrated  him.  THE MSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1S5S  Paid up Capital     -     $2,000,000  Rest Fund   -     -     -    1,375,000  Head OfHee���������Montreal  BOABD OP DIRECTORS  John H. R. Molson, President  S. IT. Ewing, Vice-President  W. AL Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley    W.AI.Macpherson  J. P. Cleghorn  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manage*!  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank' receives on favourabt  terms the accou nts of individuals, firms  bankers, and municipal- and othe  corporations.  Interest* allowed    on    deposits    at  current rates.  English   .and   American    exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockyille, Orit.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton,: Onti  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Out,  Lonelon, Ont.  Aleaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.Ont.  Norwich, Ont.  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridge town; Ont.  Smiths Falls, Out  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto Junc'n.Ont  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Wootlstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C   MeGpegop VI ^r  T. S. Phopoe, Dlanasror  Extracts from MininuLawsof Uritisli Columbia  1. Any person over II years of n(.o or any  joint stock company, or forcli.ii company, can  obtain, a- frco miner's certificate*, for ono or  more years, puyin.. u fco of $5.00 for each year.  2. A free mil.cr nun at any tlmo obtain a  cortillcnte commencing to run at tho expiration  cfhts then exislinpr certificate, bv paying the  regular feo and proelucintt such, cxistint.  cerlillcr.to.  .1.- A frco miner's certificate la not transferable.  I. Any pcrniiu or joint stock company,  mining or working on a mineral claim  ���������without liaviriK taken otit a froo miner's  unriiilcnto in liable to pay a penalty <not  cxc'coilliie:?-'5, and costs.  S. No person, or joint stock company,  cnii holil any rltflit or interest to or In any  niine'ra] claim, unless ho or it shall havo a free  miner's certillcato tinexpiretl.  .Should uny co-owner fail to kefjp up his frco  miner's certificate, his interest becomes vesteel  in hiscoownors.  A sharcholdcrin ajointstock company need  not be a free miner.  G. A'ffrcu miner,ilurlnK the continuance of  his certlfloatc, but no loniror, has tho right to  enter, locate, prospect and mino upon any  ivaxtc limits of tho Crown, for all .minerals  other than coal.  7. A free miner mny hold not morn than one  mineral claim nn tho Batne vein or lode,  except by purchase  H. A free minor may kill (tamo for. his oivn  tieC while prospcctitiff or mining.  9. A freo miner shall havo all the rlghts'and  privileucs granted to free miners by the  "Placer M inlng Act."  10 A frco miner's interest in his mineral  claim���������savo as locla'ms held as real estate-  la a chattel Interest.  LOCATING   MIXETIAL CLAIMS.  1. A mineral claim must not exceed 1,300  feet in len������lh by 1.5C0 feet in breadth.  2. All angles must bo right angles.  3. The claim must be marked by two legal  posts, numbered 1 and 2, plncrd ns nearly  as possible on tho line of thel lode or  vein, and net moro tban 1500 feet apart.  i. A Ic?al post, marked 'Discovery Post"  must also bo placed on tho lode where It wa  discovered.     -  5. The line from 1 to 2 must be distinctly  marked by blazing trees, cuttlag underbrupb,  or planting posts. '������������������-.������������������.  6. Locations made on Sunday; or any public  holiday, arc not for tbat reason invalid.  Disease  Some Symptoms and Results:  A tongue with fissures shows  kidney derangement of loug  standing.  When the gums aro obscured  and recede from tho tcotb, running  sores'on any port of I ho body, ears  discharging, inllnmed eyelids, salt  rheum, erysipelas, blood poisoning  and most cases of dropsy and  eczomas indicato refuse loft in the  body by inactive kidneys. Shaking  palsy, a jerking of the eyes or head  as seen in the aged, St. Vitus  dance, locomotor ataxia and many  cases of rheumatism are caused by  a tension of the nerves caused iu  tho beginning by the kidneys.  Bright's disease and diabetes,  opposite conditions, have their  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 perspiration, are abnormal  conditions caused by abnormal  kidneys.  Varicocele, varicoso veins and  milk leg originate in defective  kidneys.  Curvature of the spine, iu old or  young, and gout aro caused by  deposits from the fluids of the body,  which shouldlbe carried away by  the kidneys.  A~<-cough or a fever may come  from congested kidneys. Constipation and femalo troubles may  arise from the same source.  Paraplegia is often tho result of  weak kidneys. Paralysis of half or  the whole body may have its fir&t  cause in the kidneys.  We see here quite a formidable  array of troubles which may bo  originated or fostered by these  prominent organs of excretion and  and we can'��������� readily'see tho great-  necessity for keeping this avenuo  for the expulsion of effete matter,  highly charged as it is with  chemical poisons, free and open.  Preventative and curative treatment for the kidneys should be  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS.  These pills arc now allowed by--,  physicians and people who* should  know to be the best and leading  kidney pill upon tho market. They  can hardly be called a patent  medicine becausc_their formula.ha3  been slibmittxa! to the leading  physicians and aro themselves the  result of years of study of one of  New York's most pronounced and  successful doctors.  For that dead tired gone feeling  there is no tonic equal to  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS  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  cons'itution. 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. Be suspicious  of such persons.  SOe pep Box, 6 for $2.50  SOLD BY I*-^-<-M.������*--WWW*fM>!!������<;  ^������������������fcy'Sl  \i ':'''\  IN EAST KOOTENAY  MORE   COMPANIES   FLOATED-  RAILWAV WANTED  The Mail Robbery at Wasa���������News  From Bald Mountain ��������� A Mine  Bonded for $25,000���������The Need of a  Smelter at Steele  From our own (Jorro-'pondoot.  Goi.dhn, February -1.���������The members  of the Curling ClubNvho atlondeel Lhe  Calgary bonspiel are gradually recovering from the etl'ecls of the week  of solid enjoyment furnished at Calgary, and tlmse who were in Lhe prize  winning links are still "rubbing it,  into" Bne fur not bringing anything  home wilh him, cxecnlaliiul cold. At.  a meeting of Lhe club, held last night,  Air. AIcNcish was prcscnloel with thu  district inednl, anil "Billy" thereupon  invited all hands to refresh Lhetn-  selvesut his expense. Aritingemenls  were compleled for the entertainment  of the Calgarv curlers who contemplate visiting Golelen next week nml,  judging from what was overheard tit  1 be meeting, it is safe to say that the  Gohlen curlers fully appreciate the  good time provided for them lasD week  Iiy their Calgary friends. A baneptcl  ��������� will be tendered tho Calgary men during their v:sit������t the Columbia house.  The allegeel stage robber Leitch is  in jail ;iL Donald and will likely be  tried at Kamloops 111 Altty. -Mr. Ale-  Carter, of Golden, has been retained  by the prisoner, who has elec-lini'il Lo  make any statement whaiever to the*  authorities. He complains bitterly of  the newspaper comments that have  appeared before he has had .an opportunity of offering his defence, and  there" is certainly some reason for his  complaint. This'business of convicting a man in print before is tried is  most unfair.  A. new development company has  recently been formed with a view to  acquiring and working properties in  Alberta and East Kootenay. The  head office is at Golden and tin* board  of directors is composed of W. C.  Wells, of Palli-er. Dr. Brett, Al. L. A.  of Banff, Dr. Lindsay, of Calgary. G.  S. AlcC.trter. of Golden, and Gus  Erickson, of Field. Already upwards  of 75,000 of the first block of treasury  shaies (125,030) have been subscribed  for and the company starts olf with a  snug sum in the treasury.  The Robert E. Burns mine in the  McAIurdo district near here has been  bonded for S25,000 to a Toronto syndicate. On this -property is erected a  stamp mill, anil it is expected that  operations will begin as soon as the  ' snow is out of tho mountains.  The Bald Mountain Alining Com-  I'-'iuylhave completed the 30 foot extension of their tunnel and are having  ,-issayed some fine samples of free milling gold ore discovered in the new  extension. The first general meeting  of the company will be held in Golden  on'thc ltitli inst.  Development, work will be started in  it few days on Messrs. Aloody and  D.vinard's claims at Ottertail, at which  point the Anglo-Canadian Alining  Company of Toronto are also -doing  extensive development work.  Uno.  - tort steele news.  Prospector. January 10 and 23: The  uoed of a local smelter in  this district  is a pressing out*. We have a vast  number of silver lead mines, that have  ores that are used lor fluxing���������in fact  everything thai, pertains- to tho operating of a smeher can be found in the  district, coal, iron, lime, and silver-lead  ores aie abundant. All that is necessary is for the government to lend a  helping hand towards pushing a rail-  reatl into this district.  It is reported lhat the grade of the  proposed road through the Crow's  Nest Puss will only be i per cent. The  proposed load will open up the largest  mineral country yet discovered. A  section of vast undeveloped mineral  wealth yet in its infancy. Fast Kootenay has coal, copper, gold and silver  inines,   which   are   being   developed.  Tributary tn. nml dependant upon  this road for future shipment of ore,  anel supplies are lhe North Star and  Sullivan group of mini's numliering  100 claims or prospects. On Ferry  creek, are !)() moi'e. Weaver creek "iii,  Alove.'i Lake tui'l Htver '22. Bull river  anil Klk river 15, tlie St. Alury's river  anil tributaries over 100 Wilt! Morse  creek 00, Wasa and Lhe vicinity of  Tracy creek :-'(), a ml the largest coal  fielelupon the American continent.  Thus it will bu seen Mint (hero are over  500 minora! claims on the line of, and  tributary to this proposed road. The  Nor! ii Star can ship 100 tons daily, the  St. Eugene 50 Lo 70, lhe Dibble mine  has ore; sucked reatly for shipment,  several mines in Lhe vicinity of Tracy  creek have considerable ore on the  chiui]i. On Bull river there are at leasL  two copper properties that can become  producers at once, and there is no  doubt, that at leasL ten per cent of the  claims in this district would become  producers upon tho advent of a railroad into this valley.  Tho recent strikes of rich golel  quartz on Perry Creek, has caused  considerable excitement, and it is  reported that considerable machinery  will go into that vicinity this summer.  On Weaver Creek, another tributary  of the St. Mary's, are .a number of gold  quartz; claims that have been bonded  to Montana parlies. A mill sile has  been selected, and it is said that it  stamp mill will be in operation at an  early day.  O." G. Labarie hits purchased for  himself, Rufus H. Pope, AL P., Jay P.  Graves and others the'TMidnight,  which is the northern extension of lhe  famous North Star mine. The deal  was closed last week at Spokane.  The  Alidnight was located by George  Watson, of Calgary, Jay Usher and  George Hoggtirtli, and was bonded to  B. C. Kingsbury and others of  Spokane. As the election in the  States did not meet the expectations  of the syndicate, "Bryan and free  silver not scoring 11 victory," the  owners were notified that the deal was  olf. Air. Watson immediately made  the necessary.arrangements and closed  a deal with the parties above  mentioned. The ore is galena and  carbonates similar to what is found in  the North Star. Tho galena assays  about oO'oiinces in silver, and 53 to 00  poi cent lead, tho carbonates will run  from .$00 Lo .$100 per Ion. This has  always been "considered a choice  properly, and when developed may  prove ii tival to the North Star.  Tho North Star Company has a  large number of men at work taking  out carbonates, it is tho intention of  Lhe company to ship nothing but  carbonates this season. There are  several thousand tons ot galena on the  dump, and 1,000 tons of ore at  AIcGinty's. Teams lire hauling ore Lo  Lhe landing. The company will htiv.e  three and possibly four steamboats  transporting ore to Jennings,  Montana, for shipment via the Great  Northern Railway to the Great  Falls smelter.  Work on the Ibex of SMcan mine,  at Whitewater, is being pushed rapidly with a good force of men. The  main working tunnel, being run on  the cross vein, is in over 100 feet, in  mineralized ground, which is improving with every shot, Some fine specimens of galena were brought down  from the mine last week and are on  exhibition at this office. The company have sent up supplies sufficient  to last until next'May lo enable the  work to be carried on without delay5  ���������Kaslo Koolenaian.    s  There is grim humour in the fact  that some ot the strongest articles in  the journal lately killecl by the bishops  of Quebec were written by priests.  The theory that "Rome is a unit is as  great a myth as the old notion about  the priests being clever tacticians.  The attempt to coerce Manitoba was a  great blunder; the proposal to  manipulate the Privy Council was  idiotic: this last attempt to trample  out liberty will prove the most stupid  blunder or all.���������Winnipeg Tribune.  THE C. P.  R. DECLARES A GOOD  DIVIDEND  Which is- Still Short of the Ten Per  Cent Limit ��������� Payable April 1st  ���������The French Press on the Recent  Bye-Elections  Month i-'.\r., February !).��������� At.a meeting of the board of directors of the  Canadian Pacific Railway Company  held today a dividend of two per cent  on preference stock aud ones per com  on common stock for the hull' year  ending December .'list was declared,  payable April 1st.  Miintiikau Fohruury S.���������Referring  to the bye-eleclions tlie Alinorvo savs  jt, is almost satisfied willi Llio result.  The most important, battle was LhiiL of  10,'isL Simcoei, where, it says, there is an  important Roman Catholic, veilc, "and  it is certain a number of Flench Canadians who always hitherto voted for  the Liberal candidate. The success of  the Conservative candidate, Bennett,  who seems to have been elected by a  majority of some 150 votes has much  significance. It is disastrous for the  Liberal party. On the whole the elections are far from being a success for  Ihe Government, They take back  South Brant, a Liberal county. They  hardly holil the position in North  Ontario. They get crushed in East  Simcoe. We now await them in  Chuuiplain."  The Business Alen's convention concluded its labours at Winnipeg on  Saturday.  Aliss Clara Brenton Martin who has  been admitted to tho bar of Ontario  is Canada's first lady lawyer.  The bonspiel game between Walker  and Kinnisten iu the AIcNeill trophy  will  lie played this evening.  Air. Pat Burns the well known  cattle dealer has now sixteen meat  stores in the KooLenay country.  The Ogilvie AJilling Company has  just closed a contract Lo ship to" Australia by Alav next, 25.CC0 barrels of  flour. It will take 15 special trains to  convey this immense order across the  continent to the Pacific sea hoard.  The rterchant's. Hotel  niedllewaet. B. C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, and is now  first-class in every retpeot. Good accommodation. Hest  Wines, Liquors anel Cigars at the Bar.  Peterson & Lappan, Proprietors  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  Heat Accomodation.  ���������St. Leon  Mot Springs, on  Upper Arr������\v  Lake., run in connection.  Rates SI.00 Per Day.     -     Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors, Revelstoke.  The Only First Clara Hotel j  in Revelstoke is the  O. Edwards,  Proprietor  Wholesale dealeis in   .  '    it  The  Semi*  Weekly  ������ ������ ���������  Agents for J. W. Karn Co.'s .Pianos, and the Gould Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated  Bicycle  i _ '  Sev8lstoke,British Columbia,  _B������flflW_a������-KI^MJ^^  500 copies tissue.giv,ng  a circulation ol 1000 weekly.  An ad in THE HERALD will reach the  people of West Kootenay.  Latest telegraphic news from all points"  up to the point of issue.  Sabsefiption. $2.00 a Year  Invariably in Hdvanee  Out* Job Department^ weii equipped.-we  print everything, aud do it in first class style  -    as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.       Give us a trial job.  Speeial Attention to fl_HIIi ORDERS  JOHNSOfl  &  PETTIPIECE,  c Revelstoke, B.C.  Proprietors  and  Publishers.  The fast growing' centre of NORTH KOOTENAY  or in  iwturo  The centre of the LARDEAU MINES  BUY LOTS AT ONCE  If you intend to purchase as your field of choice diminishes daily  For Lots Apply  Sole Agent 1wrt**rtr>'we*, wsa iW'SlTfj^i. WTt;  ./���������  1  PRICKS RTGIIT.  ���������L'fl.������������iolns ^cralil'  KuvKLSTOKi-:. 15. C, February 10.  1807  -1 "������ '  LOflAL AND  MINERAL   HEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Persona]  and   General  Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke.  ������������������Printing an Art," al Till! II liUALU.  Some really.'nice Trussed ' Chicken  ;it t-Sihhald i"c Pease's.  A carload of Ogilvio's flour is being  unloaded for C. ii. 'Hume it Co.  .Mr. O. XI. Scott, bridge I'eircinau,  spent, ii few days in town ibis week.  * Eggs ! eggs ! eggs ! by Lhe case or  elo/.t-n, good iitid cheap ab Sjibbalil &  Pease's.  Four leases have been (jr.anl.eil for  placer mining up the river about a  mile froiii town.  * .Sibbiihl to Pease have some* blue  joint bay left..; It is lhe most economical you can feed.  Messrs C. .IJ. Hume & Co. havo had  their store newly painted thereby,  greatly acleling to the appearance.  * This paper is kept on file at the  Globe Hotel, St. Paul. Minn., Lhe best  hotel iu lhat city charging '2~> cents  per meal.  The ladies of the Roman Catholic  church are busily preparing for the  concert in Bourne's Hall on Lhe *?-il h.  Dont forget the date.  Mr. II. Walkeni is surveying a  change hi the remit bod of Lhe C.P.U.  -1 miles east of here up Lho lllecillewaet to avoid ti bad bridge.  Mr. F. Gamble, provincial engineer,  has been in town for Lhe p.-isL three  tliiys inspecting the state of Lho river  bank. He leaves for Victoria on No,  1 -this afternoon.  The concentrator at Laurie is fast  approaching completion and the: tram  way.from Laurie up Lei the Lanark  mine will be finished in a couple of  weeks.  Tin-: IIkralo is glad to hoar that  Mr. W. Scott, mining recorder, at  lllecillewaet, who has been confined  Lo his room with la grippe for the past  three weeks is able to be around again.  Messrs G. B. Bruce .and G. A. Gouin.  two well known citizens of Calgary  registered at the Victoria on Thursday. They left for the south eountry  ��������� yesterday.  Mr. McPherson   of  the   McPherson  and Snowden company, owners of the   Dave Wolslev - claim  on. the. Hlecille.  come  in.    The  list,  will   bo kept open  until the 1st of .March, on   which  date  the money collected will bo forwarelccl  to I ho Governor General.  Messrs. (,'. B.   lltnno <K*; Co.,  TlIU   IlKISAI.li.  How.'). A. Wood.  Or. .McKee.'liino  A Friend  AV. li. Pool.  ,'). D. Graham.  825.00'  $10.01  SjSl.OO  5.00.  "1.00  2.00  5.00  - Some really nice Trussed Chicken  at Sibbald to Pease's.  Mi'.' P. 1*5. Peli'i'seu brought into  L'iik Hi'ltAi.I) ollico sunie carrots ,-iitd  turni])S. which ho dug up under the;  snow in his garden. The vegetables  wore line, specimens of their kind iinel  as rrcshjiud'sound as possible.  The Kickapoo Concert Co. intend lo  open here on .Monday in Bourne's I ball  for a week. They give three free and  three pay concerts, and .are reported  to put up a first class enterlainmonl.  Messrs. F. S. Ket.Lloson and 3ST. Mc-  Uride. two well-known compositors of  Calgary, arrived in town on Wednesday, the former bus ucceptoel a position in the job printing department  of Till! HliKALD.  waet and other mining property round  here,   is expected  out from  England  next month.  Send names of persons travelling,  through St. Paul or -Minneapolis, io  Globe Hotel. Si. Paul. Minn., and a  beamiful card, lithographed in gold  anil colors with street map of Hi.  Paul, shewing public 'places, anil giving much information to travellers  will be sent to them immediately.  Mes-rs Sibbalel A: Pease commenced  the construction of their"iie\v" oflii-.*  ptomi.-es next their store on Thursday.  The building will atVord temporary  accommndalion io lhe Imperial U.mk  hrane-h office and will afterwards be  u-.-el by Mr. Sibbald as .a mining  broker's and private oflice.  Mr. Robert Jatiiieson, of the Home-  Payne Syndicate, is at Laurie, inspecting Lhe mines of Lho company on  Lhe lllecillewaet. He will visit the  Great Northern and other claims of  the syndicate near Ferguson in a  couple of weeks.  A company is being incorporated at  Ottawa Lei build a railway from Galena  Bay to Ferguson, with a branch line to  Trout Lake and another for twenty  miles up Fish Creek. There is another  projoel em foul for a line io lap the  Trout lake country from Kootenay  hike.  Last Monday night the officers of  the Epworth League were elected at  the Methodist parsonage. Thoollirors  for ISilT are: President, Jf. McTagg-.u-l:  1st Vice, Mrs. Dent: 2nd Vice. Mrs.  Downs: Secretary, O. IS. Hume; Treasurer. J. McMahuii. The League will  meet at tho parsonage for the present  every "Wednesday evening at So'clock.  Mr. Mill-toll, photographer, took two  flash light views of l-bo interior of the  Columbia bar on \Ve<inc*i!.ay night.  The proofs show an exe-ellenl- photograph containing portraits of Unpopular proprietor anil ii'.iin.-igt-t-, Mr.  Brown auel Billy Pool, r red Edgar a ml  his hat. Billy Haley, Mr.  .las  Dtmno. vocal anil iiistriiiuentar music,  and :t fancy wait/, and elrill at the'.conclusion.    Tin* drama was  well  [nit on  and acted, the   parts  being  taken   by  I Mr. -Mrs. and Miss. 'Dunne, .and Messrs.  Hurt Williams.   H.  W.  P.aLinore,   W.  H."Htil.lnn and F, KimpLoli.     Bolwecn  the acts   Mrs.   l'il.ts.  sang  "I'll' iVwait  my love," anil for an eneten-e*. "My dad's  the. .engineer."  wilh  great applause,  anil the rest, of the interval   was  111 led  up by instrumental  selections on   the  piano and violin by Misses llolibs". anel  McDonald. Mrs. Eimpl.on. and Messrs.  Proctor, Bai ron and Wundliousiv The  fancy wall-/,  in   which   Airs.   Pat-more,  Mrs. Dunne, Mrs. Janiieson  and' Miss  Dunne  took  part  was  well  cxecuti'il  iinel receiveel  with  great, .applause as  was the fancy drill given by ten ladies.  Tho performance elrow  it large   house,  the hall being crowded.  Const, Sl.irrett look Leitch to New  Westminster on Salurilay where he  will stand his trial em the charge of  robbing Heir MajosLys' mails on Was.a.  East Kootenay on Jan. Hist.  It is l'tmiorcil that the genial Tim  Dunne,.-is contemplating putting on a  '���������I act Burlcscpio in tho near future.  Wo are looking forward to it "Peter."  The Kickapoo Indians tiro going lt>  hold tho town elown for ti week. The  show is reported good. -  (Owing to our correspondent's notes  having being carrieil on Lo Vancouver  iinel back before reaching us, some of  Lhcui hail nppearcel in our previous  issues, anil have born omitted anel  others considerable shortened.)  (Swi'i'KPKon Te> Gii.ici-*u to Wki.i.s.)  POST   OFFICE   STORE.  Gent's Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobacco,  Small Sundries, Etc., Etc.  BEYELSTOKE,  IB. O.  FERGUSON.  Items of Interest   From   the   Centre  of  the Lardeau* Mines.  From Our Own Corrcsiionilc'nt.  Foreman Rutherford of the "Sunshine" returiieil from his trip south  this week.  " a  Building has enmincnce-el bene, F.  Molten having siarled on Ferguson's  barn.  There are riboul 5 feet of snow on  the level.  There is a report, of ,a contract in  sight to slash the lownsite.  Messrs Campbell aud ,'lohnson of the  Biulshm. intone! to get some eire flown  j for shipment, when the season opens.  I     Several   deals   have   gone   through  gravel,  and  the district  is distinctly  a nil entirely it winter diggings,  sinking and drifting being only practicable  when the gravel is frozen.  Claims .are allowed oxteneling 500  feet .along the '.'streams, front rim to  rim iinel lhe authorities tlemiuid .a fee  ol" S}������15 from the locator of each e-l.aim.  Boulder. Adams, Eleloraelei and Viu-  teiria, creeks are small 'tributaries 'of  BoiiaU7.a. each rising about two or  three milt's from the Yukon ariciss the*  divide. Baker crock1 ami.- Adams rise  together but flow in opposite direct-ions  lhe former emptying into the Vnkon.  The best, claim thus far opened up em  Bonanza eroek is Nei. 22, above elis-  e-overy which was solel by P. C. Richardson for .$0,000 half 'cash, balance  "on bed rock." Tho next best is No.  21 below, owneel by a man named  Uboeleis, who is working four men anil  in the spring will put o n all he can get  at $1 per hour, Rhodes bus taken out.  some $15,000, eir $20,000 up to December 20th.  A Sen tile dispatch dated the* 10th  .says: A party ot" minors jusL returned  from .1 uneau bring news about the  wonderfully rich news diggings at  Klondike. The camp was cliscoveretl  in August by Stick George, who  panned .'$75 enit'of a few sacks eif elirt  gathered on .high river rock. Prospectors floi'knel in every whore. On  the surface colors were found, and  about 300 claims were lociitoel on  Bonanza Crook. Gold in large paying  e|uaniities was struck wherever a hole  was sunk. The pay* streak in erne  e-lniin owneel by M. II. Rhodes is 30  foot wide and 5 feet deep, tho gravel  running from 10 cents on top tei $10  to the pun on bedrock, $03 being Lhe  most l.aken otiL in one pan.  Eldorado, a tributary of Bonanza, is  i.s eepi.ally as rich, as much as !j>S7 to  the pan having been taken out. Golel  Bottom anil Hunker also give promise  of great returns. Several hundred  dollars were - taken out of the creek  bottoms before winter set in. It is Infill-tho greatest elisdovery ever made  in Alaska if not on tho American  continent.  M- c''-  ���������-   xln ''icro of l.ale,   chiefly  on  the   south  lane and a lump of galena,   the  editor   KH'  '  of Till-: Ueiiali) and  numerous  other      They are  making over   two  feet  a  celebrities. f':l>* nn l^e tunnel tit the Cup, anil  the  Sunshine is also  shewing up wonder-  ' fully favorable. ������  uuuu-rotis  obiatios.  Rev. D. V. Lue-a-s of Hamilton, Out..  the well known preacher and lecturer. ]  will pre.-irh in the Methenli.-t church !  next Sunday morning and evening, j  ami in the   Presbyterian  church a*;  Strike of'Placer Gold in Yukon.  The: late-st mails from  Alaska   briiif.  .,,._.,       r-.         _,���������     r,   ;.  i,,-,,..... ��������� renor:-* of a big strike on 1 he Olondyko  o clock in the afternoon.    It i.-������ bopeel   <<-l>                   -��������� v.,..,,,,    oriv  ���������    i       a,-.   -I-.-,-   i,vr.Triver, a iribntarv ol the.   1 ukon,   lilt\-  that he mav. oe induced .to. sla\    oira;'.'   -'���������'      _- ,,.., .  and srive one or two  lectures   at,   tni. ..,-,.      ,-,     ..-I..,,  -     - c ��������� ������������������i-    Tt;..n���������   .,...,_'.-equentv well   within   the   Canadian  beginning of next week,   lini-eiii. niiti;   ----I  will accompany hisu. will sin^ al both  services.      lie   has achieveel   epiite   a  success among tho cities on the coast.  u-n-itoiy e������f Yukon. Its principal  tributaries are: Bonanza anel IItinker  crei-ks. faic-h about twe-nty miles in  length, the mouth of Bonanza being  Mr. T. Ii. Marshall of Mlecilicwaet, ! ..bout lour miles above the point  one of the proprietors of lhe Waverly '��������� when.' the Clonrtyke empties into the  claim on the; north branch of lhe_ file-1 Yukon. The-.-e sttvatus and their  cille-w-iot, called at Tin-: I Ikha i.b e'-fliec ; !...anih esiue very rapiel-much more  on Thursday. The ledge un thU f:I.-*ini i s������ thini tH������j nthci- pio"-pi-et<j.l streams  j is 27 feet in" width  iinel  a'tunnel  h.'ts | (,f the disi rict.    The   eli.icnvery  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Victoria Hotel���������T Kilpatrick, Donald: M D Rainbow, Vancouver; A B  Mackenzie, Rossland: II J Oambie,  Vancouver; J il Ailer. D?H Ross,  Rosslaiulr F Gamble. Victoria: J 11  Perkins, S B Hicks, Mrs Laurie,  Seattle; G B Bruce, Geo A Gouin,  Calgarv: .1 Greenwood, Frank Western. E J Dnchestiay, Vancouver; C  Marsh, Clanwilliain; Angus McDonald, City of Boston; JTasse, G R Roy,  Montreal: C. F. Thompson, Toronto;  Out.; J O'Leary, Rossland; M Btown,  Toronto.  -^TJnion -Hotel- J-C-Shook,-P---Arnotj-  T Hutchins. .T II Whyte. Toronte'i;  C Btirtlett.Vancouver; PTitwall,Kamloops: II Morelen, Mr and Mrs Seward,  Winnipeig: L Thompson, Birininghiim;  DrJA SuLliorlanel. Laurie; W Hill,  Slocan Lake: Amos Hardy; Mr iiticl  Miss Melntyre. Notch Hill; Mrs More,  Miss Tlioiiia.", Brandon, Man.; C C  Brown;* .1 S Weaver, Trail; W T.  Kellier, New Whatcom; G E Junius.  Balgonic; D E Carinan, Presentt; B  (J  Kainsford.   Ottawa;   W |Newman,  been stink into it 170 feet.     The   work j flM    i;,.n,ai,-/.a   cri������:k   lies  has shewn the property   lo   be  one   uf j iuile> .ibnM-il.-, inoutii. i,  very    (���������ii.i>iderable     v.-iluo.      Th':   ore i miles from tin-   Vukrui.  iiirrit's silver ami gold iinel assays froin j ibis eli-ti-ii't i-, mvariablv  .     , Donald; W Juggins, Calgary,  claim |  -pecimens t.iiken from tin- -url'nc*  bavi* been made, the iiverntre of wh'u-h  in-ovethi* claim to be a hiirh grade;  proiitisiLinn of lhe very liist rank.  about tbiee  -.,i;t" si'Vi-ii  The gold of  found in the  thct" beimr no  Tin- (i.iy -Iri'iik tuns  from i b ri*i* I" -ix f-.-'-l <!'c-ti arid lie-.-,  under ftom twelve   to   twei.iy   feet  of  bi'il.-. of   the   stieauiK  bi-mb diggin  Colinnbiii, Ilouse���������M. S])ink, N.atiiii-  mo; W Graham. Glacier; Jas Watt.  Mission:-.! Whyhain. N McBride. Gal-  gary; "A Stephens, Westbourne; II  Gibson, Vannli'Cb Hill, Out.; F Mc-  Caulcy. Ivlmonton; ,1 Tremblay. Sica-  iiimus:" W Goodfellow, A L Turner.  NelKiM.;Jt- A McDeuiald. Nakusp; A  M.ileit... W G Criittliei-s, E Tuttle*. G.  John-tiii, T Kelly, .Sandon; Miss Adelio  Brown. St Leon I lot Springs; J. Slurn-  berg, O. Slurnbei'g. Olvinpin: G J  MiiU'r.S|iokano; Eel Larki'ns. MissBoll-  inont, T S Holcotl. Bosslanel; V  Gitrneau. Riviere Qui Barre: Chas  Geehles, MouLre-al; C Tanks. .1 W Livingston, Avliuer; A Tuiiks. Ni;w Denver; J Rvan, W Wiirburlon, II 13 Oles,  lllecillosvaet.  Central Hotel���������A McRae, lllecille-  w.-u-t; J C IvirkpaLrick, Trout, Lake:  t'itv; J llaak, Albert Canyon: AV 11  Brandon. Brandon. B C; J Atkinson,  G While. J Davis. A McLeod. Sandon;  .IE .Drainer, Vancouver; A. D Aiken.  Three Forks; V S Keti.leson, 11 13  Olis, Calgarv; N Olexo, Lelhbridge; F  Johnson, Field; 11 Gibson, Manitoba;  .1 F McRae, Wellington; H Cameron,  Golden; It Martin. W H Vie-kers,  town; A McLinn, Emm-son; P Conv.  Glacier; A J Hill. New Westminister:  F Ackles, C Larson. Seattle'; .) Moore,  .1 Bullock,' Vancouver; O. Molson.  Liunie: WE Moore, Pliilipsburg; W  W Robinson, 11-iiu'ltoii; A.) Perriard.  Lacbitte, Que.; J Toman, 'Trail; C E  McCornison, Lareloau; J Graham. Lown.  Where to Buy cr See " The Herald."  Tins TIkkai.o i3 kept on tile and Cur stilo ut  tho followii g lilnoes:  Revclstoko-F.. 11.. "Wells, Clma.  J.  Aman,  HlCUAl.l) Ollici!.  ..Kamloops-W. T. Slavin.  Vtincoiivor���������TUoiripaoii Hros.. Bnilcy: llrqs.,  B. G. Hinintr Itccord.  Victoria- Catlmiorc.'s Boolistorc-  New WoBfi inutor���������H. II. Lunnle & l3o,  Donuld-P. T. 1'iit.niore*.  Calnary���������Linton llios., Thompson llroa.  Hdmonton���������Cann & Co.  Sjuth KJmoiUon���������l-'iunk Cowlcs.  lui(.itson, 13. O.���������Alex. Cuiiniiiiis.  ThoiiidOii'H Lanillns���������W- II- Thomson.  Rosisland-~ltol)bii,S: A_ Lour.  W. B. McKECHNIE,  ("\1. H., M. I). C. IM.)  PHYSICIAN and SURGEON,  Pi'i'lCB in ' R.'Sursnn's lieinso. (next t'rcsbv  toriun iiluirclt.) CullHby t,i'lc|ihenieiorr,i-li,.|rriiph  proiiiptly iitteinrloel to. ; Olliuo houis: 1):IIU tu  11 ii. in., 1:111) lo 1 und 7 to S p. in.  Rkvelstoke.  B.   C.  A man always looks his best;  more especially if the SUIT is  well niiielo. Wo guarantee this,  and ilL the lowest price. Call iu  aud inspect our Ouoels. Affull  aud complelo range of cloths lo  choose from���������Finest workmanship. Our eeunpli'te! slock of  GENTS' SUITINGS is strictly up-  ti>-clate.  K.  ARE YOU GOING  The Very Finest  Watch Repairing.  Possible to secure���������you're assured of���������if your timepiece, is  sent here to be repaired. Export work only.  GUY    BARBER.  WHY BOTHER  BAKING ?  ' When you can get Good  Broad, Cakes, Etc., Etc.,  at Right Prices from  THE-REVELSTOKE^BAKERY  Confectionery, Canned Goods, Etc.,  kept in stock.  A. SN. SMITH'  Baker anel Confectioner.  Kevelstoko Station, B.C.  Frank Julian  DMA I.Hit  IX  First-Class  Dry Wood  All orelcrs left with Mr. IL N.  Coursier will' receive my prompt, and  careful .allcnlic.li.  TO BUILD THIS SEASON ?  If so, you shoulel consult  L. A. FRETS  Practical Builder  and get a reliable* estimate based on a.  wielei anel   valuable  experience  in   the  building business.  Shop Job Work Done '-Sit  Onli'rio  ll.arel Wooels   kept   iu   slock  Also other odds and enils which  are useful in our line of  business.  Workmanship  Guarant eed  Terms Cash.  O      -L  Wholesale  and Retail  BUTGHBB  D_A.I-.13K IN*  Milk Cows, Saddle?Pack, Driv-  ���������^-ing-and-Draught-IIorses..^^^.  Revelstoke Station,        ���������   ���������       B. C.  Any One  Requiring Wood  Can Buy it Cheaper from������������������wca.  W. FLEMING  Than you can afford to steal it,  and take the chances of being  caught.  Draying a Specality  . At Lowest Prices.  w  lira  ''^uit'tfiiifirL,  milTit>infill,J^3  Sole Agents for Ram Lai's Tea  Agents for the Victoria Giant  Powder Go.    Powder from 45  to 75 per cent.   Also Judson's  and Stump Powder.  Caps and Fuse.  A Complete Stock of  HARDWARE  And a Large  Supply of  FRESH GROCERIES  always on hand,  Selling off Remnants of Prints and Dress  Goods at Cost.  Full line of Miner's Supplies ��������� carried at  Trout Lake City.

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