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 ���������) <M  K) \\  i    iii  .C-'V  ���������'/.&������������������  v?/  ..?',  Publisliedrin Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts.  -ISSTJE3D   TWIGE-A-WEESC��������� WEDITBSDATS   J^ISTID    SATTT^ZDA-SrS--  Vol.  I.    No    19.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.,  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1S97.  $2���������OO.a Year in Advance.  ^SZSc&SSSSScZei^SSSSSSSi^  TIIK first thin-? wise nrople think of  when ordering goois hy nttiil is the  o.iptuity for business of those they write  to. Tho roptitHtlcn we enjoy for jironipt-  i-ess nitt'tcs otir "Mail Order trade forgo  ahead al u gratifying rate.  Our Specialties ���������;   *   '  Groceries Dry Goods  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars   ' -  .-.' -'Men's .Furnishings i  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  Itcqiicsts for mice lists and samples'  receive prompt attention.,  Hqdson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary.... ���������>    -,"  ;sTjll:: HAliGr;,, ���������...���������  ���������    ,. ' : ���������   O        .-'---  -. t*.  ' ' ' Sole.Agent for  J^eyeistoke:  ^-^Townsite  Q        ���������'���������   v  NAIkS!  Jiist-Miuloiidi'd, a carload,  ' consisting of  '   Cut Nails  Casing Nails  Wire Nails,, .    ;  Wire Finishing* Nails  Moulding- Nails  Etc.-���������all sizes  FIRE  "   MINING  AND LIFE  INSURANCE  YTHAS. R.' CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAVV.  SOLICITOR,  AN D. NOTARY-PUBLIC.' '  OSrOVFIOS ���������   Mail building, Ilcvelstokc, B.C.  "You'll Do Well;  By.getting your watch  Ke*iiiii-ing clone with a  Competent workman at  Right, prices.  ." Mail orders are being  made ti specialty, and  receive* prompt and  .careful attention.  S. F. W. GAINER . . .  High Grade Watch Specialist  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Successors to Hull Bros. * Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  i   Beef, Pork. Etc. '  , KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All orders in our lino' promptly filled.  ' ' On hand, complete stock 'of  Hor;.e Shoes,   "      ,'   .      ' *',  ��������� " * Horse Shoe Nails " . ���������  Toe Calks  ��������� . -I ���������      .  Round Iron, all sizes, J to i inch. -  Square Iron, all sizes, i to :f ihch.  Flat Iron, all sizes, i to 4 x }, $, J.  Bar Sieel. , '':,   . ..     - ,  "!''     " *" .  Octagon Steel,.Etc.,(   .      ."   . ���������       .  Sheet Copper, Galvanized Iron, Zinc, at  lowest prices.        '   ".'"',  BOQRNE-BR0S..  ��������� 0'   ��������� .  >���������      -. ��������� 1    -j  ' , REVEL?S"r"0KE ST7\Ti9N' '  COMFORT,!  is one of tho things we expect to enjoy,  as a roward of our labors. Nothing goes farther towards maklng'your ho-rio comfortable  and cosy nnd cheerful- than'a nice paper oa  your walls. - .We can supply it at 10c a roll and  rip.   AVritous for sample*.'..   .*    c  THOMSON BRDS.* BOOKSTORE,  _.-    ,     -.<*...,CALO.UIV.V4I.BEUTA.   . '   '*���������-,'  ROBT1  SAMSONr  -     ,,     ���������,   -      DEALER IN.   . -"    ;     ,*  CORD AND STOVE WOOD  1 -   - - 1  atlowei-tprices.        .. _   ���������  ���������  Draying of all kinds promptly at- ''���������;  tended to.   PricCB right.   .....  REVELSTOKE, B.C..   -      '"  REVELSTOKE  IRON-WORKS  BLACKSniTHINQ and  JOBBING',  PLUTIBING and PIPE-FITTING,  ���������    TlNSniTMINO and SHEET IRON  WORK, '   .  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining \york a  Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  A FEW INSIDE I2OTS STILL I2EFT  in the surveyed portion of Victoria. Avenue, ~  FERGUS ON,  - /*' 1        ' .  the  business centre of the Lardeau Country.  i  Price: $110.  LA RDEA U���������LARDO.  Lardeau, Lardo, Lardeau Creek,  Tjiirdo River, Lardo Recording 'District in red I And to mix the thing up  wore the ininers'Lardeau is1 in Trout  Lake district." If the* government liad  del ilie*rately gone to .work to mystify  people they, could not have ..done it.  hotter than they have with-.the map  issued under the supervision of the  Chief ,'00111111188101161* of Lands and  Works at Victoria, and the mystification is totally unnecessary. ,.The  naine.Ltirtleau was given to the river  called the Lardo on the map and the  Irike called 'TroufLake by an early  French 'Canadian pioneer prospector  In that district. Bye and bye {hename  of the lake became altered- from ��������� the  riunrbers of trout, in it to Trout Lake,  iiiul'two townsites sprung into a brief  existence, Lardeau on the North "Arm  of. Arrow. Lake, -and 'Lardo- at,, the  lippei'end of Kootenay Lake, near the  spot where the combined Duncan ,and\  lower -Lardo (so called)- flow together  into���������the. lake, both-.tei'wnsitesi, being  named by owners, anxious, to f"clpth  their.' properties with "the prestige  which the known wealth of the', Lardeau River would, confer em anything  even 'if only 'connected with it 'by  name.'' To heighten the illusion in'the  case'-of Liirdeau ' Townsite,' a'small  affluent flowing into Fish-Creek on  the west side lie.-ir ' the mouth, was  named*Lardeau Creek. Then in-the  division into'districts the upper.Lar-  "deati .fell ,to* Trout .Lake, the'.lower  Liirdeau to Ainsworth, and the" Lardeau district had to ' be content, with  the townsite. A* more 'careless anel  abstucl almse of the privilege,.. of  notiie'ncliiture'possesbed by tKe'gbver-  ihent of a new country has been .rarely seen. . -. '.- -' '"��������� ������'  - .However Writing Lardeau in red; or  black' ink' on a* map'cannot in the  nature, of things prove* of any particular permanent benefit to the localities  thus honored. 'The Great._Northern,  the.Silver Cup_and������ other j.well-.knoWli:  Lardeau'leads 'are-'still' to vbe.- found  .where nature piit'them 'oh'- the- banks  of the -old original . upper Laideau  river,'unci the rising townsiies of Liirdeau and Lardo'have revetted to their  original'obscurity as part, of, the primeval ''wilderness. This b'ping the  case there seems to'be no"inecessity to  perpetuate this mystification, since  there is nobody with the the slightest  interest in'keeping.it up. .-The town-  sites of Lardeau and Lardo can dis--  iippear_ft'0in=.the^mai),_together_with  Liirdeau Creek,* and the real Lardeau  river receivesMts'prciper. tittle as the  upper Liirdeau above Trout Lake and  the lower Lardea.i below it,-while that  grotesque absurdity ."Lardo" can he  consigned to oblivion altogether. =Then  if the Lardeau .recording district,  which its we h-ivc shewn is outside of  the real Lardeau mining .country altogether, received the name of the  Fish Creek district; from tbe section  traversed hy that creek in and near  which most of the principal discoveries  in that district have so fur been made,  the official map of Kootenay would be  cleared of a great deal of totally unnecessary anel wholly nonsensical mystification. ,, "  ination so obtained will be regarded as  strictly confidential and the returns  compiled from tlie' schedules will be  published in the aggregate only.  BIG   BEND.  Latest  Mining .Notes  from the  Placer  Claims Up the River.  J. Nelson came in from Big Bend  with the mail on Sunday last. He  followed tlie river all the way down  and made the 'trip in two days. "He  met Jas. Macfarlane and party going  up on Friday,' four miles below Boyd's  ranch. They had been fixing Wild  Bill's shack and premises. '    -*='      ���������    '  Considerable improvements incluci-  iug an extension of the house "and a  new barn -are ,-in contemplation at  Boyd's stopping**place. and .timber is  being got out for them now.  Swords and Howard are still sluicing  on Goldstream. -  , GusLund and a hired man are drifting on the1 North Star claim.', They  are close to bedrock and have struck a  good working prospect. ,  . JWprk is still suspended on the Last  Chance for want of water to run the  wheel. . Foreman Sanderson is keeping his, men - employed getting out  timbers.  The working party are still drifting  on the.Consolation claim, and will, he  for the next two weeks, after which  the partners will quit - work on the  mine and set to work getting out timbers. ., .  ..This will'he the last mail until May,  when the new contract' begins, unless  the government1, makes arrangements  for'a .trip in April.   ,     ,-,<-,.\  THE ABBOTT GROUP.  Une of The Valuable Properties of The  Horne-Payne Syndicate.  The Abbott group is situated at'the  head of the south fork of'tho upper  LiU'doiiu river. If is considered to be  one of the besr, groups in the district.  The ledge presents one of the finest  and largest surface indications of  galena on the Liirdeau. It is owned  hy the Horne-Payne syndicate. Considerable work was done on pne of the  claims a .year ago, and a tunnel ha������  been run in a. hundred feet to tap the  lend, hut the work was stopped before  reachiug it, owing to lack" of proper  transportation facilities, ami,the force  of men being transferred'to the Bro id-  view. No doubt as soon as the Lir-'  dean Railway from Galena 'Bay to  Ferguson is built, the! company will  resume work on this: valuable claim,  which will figure as one of., the Ferguson shippers' as soon iis ��������� thorough  development is carried out. , ir       ;,_  ,��������� The Great Western. _ , ,  A, company to he known -as the.  Great Western Mine. ,. Limited,  has been fenmed,and; will apply at  once for incorporation. .The company  is being foi med to develope the .Great  Western, Young Canuck and'Cracker  Jack claims on, the ' North Ann of  Arrow Lake. These claims are locat ed  on the north shore of the Arm between  Arrowhead' and the mouth -of Fisr.li  Creek, and have recently been described in The Hekalo. ' The ledge runs  straight up/the mountain from, the  edge of the lake and tho claims possess  every convenience in the- shape  ��������� -  ' 'r  GREECE AND TURKEY  NO  CHANGE' IN   THE  * SITUATION.  CRETAN  Neither Turkey or Greece Desire to  Entice into Negotiation for a- Settlement���������Greek Troops Full of Enthusiasm,   but; the   Turkish. Soldiers    in*  Great Privation. ,   i       ,  -     t     ���������     ���������  (Special, to the Uukald.)  London*, .March 23.���������In - the _, house  today the Foreign Secretary, Mr. Cur-  son, answering a question of Sir Ash-  mead' Bai-tlettJ said that the go'vern-  nidnt was not aware of any desire 'tip-  on the part of Greece or, Turkey, to,  enter, in to direct negotiations for. the  settlement of the Cretan question.  CoNSTAXTiNop'r.E.   March   23.���������The  Turkish   squadron    is"   still    in     the  Dardanelles',' and the opinion   is   exr  pressed tluitiit will remain" theie in-  dvfinitely.  -There is one feature of the  situation'-which should not be "over-t  looked.   The Greeks are animated  by .  the strongest feeling of , wai-Iikcien-  thiisiasm, while the/Turks are jsnid-, to",  be suifei'ing the gieatest privations.it.,  THE NEW. YORK  .MARKET. ,  Metal Mar-  .      ILLECILLEWAET. . .,    - -  ---/'.        -' <    i '  Twelve -Thousand Tons of , Ore  on the  ''   '        Dump,    t        _ ,  From Our Own Corrcsppnde.it.. ^  John Banilelil came, down from 'the  Lanark last"' week. He reports 'about  12,000 tons of ore on. the dump. Mr.  Banfield has given up.:the _position_; of  -liiahager there.   ,,, .    *���������' \'",''"' ?  ", Ramswell and Ericksoh are-'pushing  the"work on their claim." ��������� '" ���������  Two of our ,re*spected citizens left us  unexpectedly ltist week. To save'the  sorrows of parting with loved friends  they quietly left on No.,1, as she,came  along at midnight?      -'  '  Alex. McGregor, bridge foreman,  has wedded a bonnie'Scotch lassie, aiiei  will return from Auld Scotia in about  a month.  ���������   Jack   Leslie, has   returned   to   our  town .after  an'   absence    of   several  iiiiinl-hs..... r-i. ���������        -- * ���������        )��������� :   Terms:  i cash,  i 0 months.  i 3 months, i G months,  Apply  C.- E.   SHAW,  Real Estate Agent, Revelstoke.  A B R I E L,  NAKUSP.  B. C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  For information " on mineral claims on  Cariboo ejreek, -write at once and get particulars. '      ' ' 28mrtf  NOTICE  1 Notice is boreby given tha* thirty e3*i days  from date I intend to make appllcatie n to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  lease, for twenty-one years, o i hundred  acres of land, before described the purpose  of opening up and working a "stone quarry"  thereon. '   '  Said land is situated on the Past eidn of  Upper Arlow Lake, about three miles south of  Cape Horn.  Commencing at a post placed at the northwest corner and marked *'J. K.'s N. W.  corner." running thence twenty chain,*" east,  thence eighty chains pouth, thence twenty  rh-iins wrst. thence fighty chains north, following lake shoro to point of commencement.  Oth February, 1837.  James Kelly.  '   NO.TE AND COMMENT.  Mgr. del Val, papal delegate to Canada sailed from Liverpool.on Saturday  for New York. In an interview he  said : - -   '   .'  "The billed passed by the Manitoba  Legislature, embodying the Laurier  anel Greenway compromise, comes to  mo as a painful surprise, as'it can  hardly act favorably towards the  settlement of the question to wliich I  am addi-eessing myself. I think it was  due to the Pope to have waited until I  had time to place before the government the Pope's views and wishes."  However "painfully surprised" Mgr.  del Val may be at the presumption  displayed by the Manitoba Legislature  in proceeding with the business of the  province without awaflting bis august  arrival, we can assure him that he is  not a'bit more so than a good many  other people are getting to lie. This  "painful surprise" is reciprocal. Most  excessivelv so. Where in thunder ax-e  we at anyhow ?  W. G. B1RNEY,  Painters  PAPER-HANGER,  .  GLAZIER  Estimates furnished.  All ordors promptly attcnelcd to.  Address: Care of UNION HOTEL.  2lmnf  .,NAKUSP.  New Steamers and Buildings are Keep-  , ing the. Carpenters Busy.  F. McCarty, ,of .Revelstoke, is putting up a 20x30 store with a handsome  front for a branch store of his batcher  business. It will be open on the lirst  of next month..  J. McNeill, proprietor of the Madden  House, has nearly finished his three  storey.addition to the Madden' House,  which- will give him 32 extra heel  rooms, a commodious billiard hall and  card rooms, etc.  The new hotel which Mrs.,13. Mc-  Dougald is going to put up opposite  the station, will be a four storey  handsome building, 35x80, fitted up  with nil modern appliances.  The new C. P. R. steamer will he  ready to be launched in nine days.  There is work enough planned out in  new steamers, tugs and scows to keep  the shipbuilders and carpenters busy  for a long time to come. The party of  eight carpenters came up from Rose-  berry last week from the C. P. R. ship  yard there to assist in the work.  The C.P.R. are putting in a new  wharf for unloading barges. Mr.  Perry, chief engineer, is superintending the work.  P. Genelle is putting up a new saw  mill with a capacity of 100,000 feet per  day, with planing machinery and  every kind of apparatus to be found  in the most complete sawmill in the  countrv.  The  The B. C. Bureau of statistics is  endeavoring to arrive at an estimate  of the volume of inter-provincial trade  lietween this province and the rest of  the Dominion, an undertaking which  would no doubt be of great value, if  carried out satisfactorily, to the business men of the province. With this  in view they have prepared a schedule  asking for information under six or  seven heads to be filled up by the merchants of the province, t'* each of  whom a copy will be sent.   The infor-  Queen of the   Hills Bonded.  The Herald has learnt on good  authority that Mr. James Dixon, of  Vancouver, who left for Vancouver  yesterday morning, has bonded the  Queen of the Hills, an extension of the  Great Northern claim, owned- by J.  Staubert, for $39,000. There was considerable competition for the claim  but Mr. Dixon pulled the deal off. The  claim presents* similar indications to  the Great Northern nnd there is  already considerable shipping ore on  the dump. Mr. Staubert is an old  time Liirdeau prospector and The  Herald congratulates him on the  disposal of his property for such a  good price.  of  wood, water and., accessibility.. There  is every reason to believe, that with* a  little more' development these* claims  .will prove a paying property. , The  'surface indication on-al.l ,thiee are  excellent. The ledges run'.from, four  to twenty'feet in width,and' are. fully  mineralized. The property-is acknowledged to be one of,, the ..best, concentrating proposition , in the. country.  Several assays have been made of the  ore, with an average of 80 oz.* in silver,  $10. in gold, iind S0%������lead to. the ton.   .  /������������������j   .,-HOTEL* ARRIVALS.,  _"    /[  Central Hotel.��������� A'Davidson, 'Indian  Head; L Ernst. Nelson; WG Manson,-  Vernon; A,W Mcintosh. Keystone; E  McAhee, Calgary; J Wilson, E H  Griiidroel, Kamloops; E Carson, Winnipeg; C Lnnden. Sicamous; B White,  Donald; E J Farrow, s.s. Nakusp; C, E  Bailey, W F Bruin; Tacoma; A P  "Monson, Trout Lake;'J'W Leiwes, G  F Lowes, XV II Brandon,' Brandon;  W M McGregor,.Toronto;. H Gate,  Giand Rapid,.Mich; A_Ta,nnit,.North  Bend.     "   /;"    .      ���������- .,- ���������---*.   -.-.- .  Victoria; T Kilpatrick, X Edwards."  Donald; W E McDougall, J C Campbell'and Mrs. Campbell, Feil Innis,  Rossland; J J Wooelrow, Sax by, Eng;  II Irwin. Toronto; K K Priser, Victoria; J, R Foster, K D McDonald, 'Vancouver; C Smith. San Diago; .1, XV  Allan.-M Cawlder, Nakusp; N( Lewis,  Montreal; W J Lappan, lllecillewaet.  Union. Frank Tromhlv, Laurie; F  JLWvnii. J Main, JO Cowan. "Dr XV  R Spencer, TI N Odlin, E J -Millard, T  J Wilson, F F Burns, T W Broelhani,  Vancouver; C C Brown, J Herchimer.  Win fl "Mcllotlm.s, A Hepburn, J  Dixon, T Gillespie, W���������J Me-Nal. XV  Percivale, J S Powers. Jas Durrick,  Fort Steele; R Kilstrap, Toronto; S  Praetoo, Mrs G O S Paler&on, Kossland, Rossland; D O McKay. Orillia;  A Proctor, Aurora; XV Newman, Donald; A S Blondin, Geo Irich, Galena  Biiy; C Luiidin, B While. Sicamous;  C J Ainan. F Conway, city; J II Var-  ezilo, Montreal; J Malon. Donald; F  Graham, A Sinclair, Field; B Stum.  San Francisco: F Fletcher. ���������' Gelson;  A R Shewan, Montreal; A J Hughes.  A Bundle. New Denver; W A Martel,  Sr. W A Mattel. Jr. F A Martel, Nelson; W B Chandler, Minneapolis; il E  Huntington. StPaul; J Fotton, Toronto; J Fleishman, Vancouver; Robt  Bullick, Calgary; N K Luxton, Wpg;  M Rudolph. Montreal; Wm Cronyer,  Toronto; P J Culler. Montreal; E  Crough, Rossland; P L Pocock. London; G A Higinbottom, Ashton; I T  Brewster, Hot Springs. '  Columbia. M Whalen, P Lynch, W  Murphy, T Kenny, F Owens. F Peterson, Sandon; J D Campbell, Cape  Breton, N S; W Doyle, .1 Robertson,  Tilecillewaet; W Jones, Glacier; C Hill,  London; Silas Ashbtiry,' R Mellmoy.  New Jersey; E Cronyn, J Pearce, "W  F Waters, Rossland; Geo Knowles.  wife and children; G AVillianison, T  Wilkinson and- two nephews, A' Marshall, Digby; J McGillis. N Monroe,  J Picket-ton. J Wall. Ottawa: Jas  Hutton, Guelph; G Shilling. G Heald,  Ballard, Wash; P Smith, St Leon Hot  Springs; W II Andrews. Manitoba:  D Don, D L-twsein, Vancouver; V  Anderson, 13th Grossing; G B McGregor, Salmon Arm: A McDonald.  Notch Hill; T Irwin, Calgary; A Wilson, M Gedell, O'Leary's camp; C W  Chapman, J P Stafford, Pc-troli.-i.      !'  Today's Quotations'in the  '���������> -ket. * '       '",".-  I [New Yoiuc.''Mar. 21.���������Bir silver 03:'  Lead,   firm,1  brokers $3.30,  exchange,;,  3.-12.1, to $3.47'.; .Copper,  quiet,, brokers.   '  811.85, exchange $11.80 to.$12.     . , '  -   THE   LOCAL   LEGISLATURE      "  Railway,    Mining'   and 'Water, Power  ''- v    Bills Considered. ^ .  Victoria, B.C.-March 23.���������The- pri--,-  vate bills committee .reported the pre-   ,  amble proved of,the Cottonwood River ,.,>.  Mining Co. bill, .and not proved of the *,  Thompson ,, River, '.Mining , Co.   bilL. _  Debate on tlie Cassiar ���������..lilway" bill .was  adjournecl- for  a .week. -^ The,house-,  went   into   committeemen _ the .^East  Kootenay railway bill a'nd, reported  progress' after    passing   23    section."  Further consideration being postponed   *  until the -Adam's ' bill   is  dealt ��������� with."  Four sections of' the West Kootenay  Power and Light Co. bill were passed   *  in committee, and the house .adjourn-   '  ed at six.o'clock.      .-   j  * j* .'  Premier ''Turner, "answering    Mr.'  Helme-ken informally, saicltoday, that_.  "night"  week.  sessions   will   commence   next-  Revelstoke Markets.  Retail���������Oats $30 per ton; butter, tub.  dairy 23c., creamery 28c.; potatoes  830 per ton; hay, tiinothv anel clover.  $25 per ton; wil.1 hay, $17; beef, by the  carcase, Sc.; pork, hy the carcase," 13c.;  eggs, by the c?ise, 23c. per doz.; mutton, 15c.  it  ANOTHER   LIBERAL   VICTORY  Champagne ��������� Elected ' for Wright  Constituency by a'Large Majority  Ottawa, March 23.���������I'lie election in  Wright'today of 'a successor to G.' K.  Devlin, as member in' the Commons-,  resulted in-a'victory for Champagne,  the government candidate, by about  700 majority over Macdougall. thi"-  opposition candidate., The full returns  have not been received. Hull City  gives Champagne I01S and Macdougall  .-561.  J. B. Lapland, advocate, of Vallcy-  fii'lcl, has been appointed aisistant  clerk of the House of Commons .it a  salary of $2000. Tbe appointment,  was made today by Spi'.iker Edgar,  who is besieged with applications for  jobs.   ���������  Sir Donald Smith arrived this afternoon anel was before the cabinet in  connection with the fast Atlantic  service*.  Speaker Edgar and ex-Speaker  White were sworn members of the  Privy Council .today in accordance  with custom.    '" ' -  Rossland's Titled Mirier Sued for Divorce*  i  Londox, March 22.���������In the Court of  Sessions on Wednesday last the hearing of the divorce proceedings brought  by Lady"Ross against Sir Charles Ross  on tlie ground of adultry was commenced. A counter action'of Charles  against his wife on a similar charge  will he heard in May. , Lady Ross  testified that her hu.-band went lo  Biiti-sn Columbia in 1SO0, and that  owing to information which she obtained diirinc. his 'absence she began  proceedings for ajdivorce.  Getting Ready to Crawfish.  Montreal, March 22.���������Solicitor-  General Fitzpatrick.'���������'idclressetl a. meeting of his constituents at Loretto, and  declared himself in favor of separate  schools. He was prepared to abide by  the decision of the representative of  the head of the church who was coming to Canada, even if it was against  Laurier.  The Reco Mine. ���������  The Reco Mining and-Milling Co.  Ltd , who are opeiatitig the famous  Reco mine. IJ miles from Sandon arc*  intending to pat up a double rope  aerial tramway and an 120 tou concentrator. In'lH with 8 men. ore to  the value, of $7,500 was taken out of  this mine, in T>5 with from S lo 21, men,  $11,7S7, last year with 50 men, SG2.073.  and up to elate this year $124,000.  They ship armload, or 20 Inns, every  2 elavs, which brings in 81,000 net  profit. One car load cleared $10.01X1.  The ore i.s produced from a lead, which  does nol average more than four  inches of clear ore. ,i*_-*���������t r������t*m&AAW^i*&Jii.t\&*tjix&'*Wtmxtoi&i^\ii#-t*Wxi\\*a,jv n  m knawtSiM rmrwta*wtt;  Revelstoke  Herald  JOHNSON & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Seml-Wi obly Jonrnal. publlBhocl In tho  ���������r-toroeis nt Rovelstoko nnd tlio surrounding  Utrlot, Wodnosdays and Saturdays, limiting  oBest connections with nil trains.  Advertising Ratos: Display ads, $1.50 nor  column luoh.82.00 porlncli whonlnuorted on tltlo  l>������KO. LoKal HUB.. 12o per (nonparoll) lino for  Hi *it insertion; 80 for oaoh uddltlonal Inaortton.  I loading notices, Iflo per lino naeli lasuo. Birth,  Marriage and Death nottcos. free.  Subsoriiition Kales: Hy mail or carrier. $2,00  1 .Ttinnuin j *J1,25 for six months, strlotly In  ilvanco.  our Job Department: Tin: Heuai.u Job  Department In oitn of tlio boat equipped  vrlntlngoitlcoaln Wear. Ivootenay, and Is pro-  1 need to oxooiito eill ltlntlu of printing in Arm  ���������"(!������������ style nt honest prices One prioo to all.  .f 11 Job loo largo���������nono too small���������for ns. Mull  crelere promptly attended to. Olvo lis a trial  mi Toiirncxtaidc-r-  Vo Oorreeponilcnts: Wo Invito correspondence on any eub.ioct of IntcrcHl lo tho gcnoral  ..tiblic, and eleulro a rollablo regular eorros*  1 -nul 11 nt in every locality -unrounding  Itdvelstolcc. In all uusoa tho bona llelo namo  e.ftlij) writer must accompany manuscript, but  i.eit necessarily for publle-atlon,  AddreGs ull comniunlcatlons  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  WEDNESDAY.   MARCH   21,    ISO".  EA STERN INDIFFERENCE  AND WESTERN PROGRESS  IE some lecturer in nn Eastern  "hall were to lay down the proposition that the hope of Canadian  prosperity lay-in great measure in  the future of tlio Western portion  of the Dominion, he would perhaps  *\vell tho bosoms of his hearers  ���������with nn emotion akin to patriotic  ���������pride, and they would return to  .their homes feeling themselves the  proud co-partners in great possi-  Ijilities. But if he were to go on  itud tell his eastern audieiice. that  clhey should grudge no material  Kacrifice to accelerate the advancement ot of the West, tho feeling  of emotion would - almost certainly give way to a shock of  annoyance, such as an elder brother sustains when his noody  younger brother makes application Iioiu a distant land for pecuniary aid on the ground of ill success in the past and hopeful prospects for the future if only sufii-  cienfc funds are forthcoming to  help him to bring them to fruition.  As a rule the .prayer of the iui-  * peeuuiou s one is coldly received  .������ud    he     is *   reoomnionded     in  , .terms of the old adage "to cut his  ���������itoat according to his cloth." This  4"Iass   of  advice,   while   affording  , _nuch satisfaction to the giver, has  II correspondingly irritating effect  on the recipient, whoso chief difficulty  is the   absence  of  suitable  cuttiug appliances. .  1 The above simile is   not at all  "_'ar fetched with regard to the  " jjositiem taken by the eastern  provinces towards the West. The  .eastern men claim that much has  ���������already been done for the West  and that they still being taxed to  ���������make provision for tho needs of  their own provinces, and thes'  ���������grudge any increased expenditure  III this    direction,   being  unable  ~^-fTirpareutly-to   see auS'7_resiilting  "return.  This shortsighted policy is due  either to a want of appreciation  .nr of knowledge of the capabilities  of tho Western country. The  vlistance between, is bridged over,  it is true, by the C. P. _t., but how  i'ew persons avail themselves of  This means of communication  ���������unless business reasons require it?  The result is that the mass of  o.istern people derive their knowledge of the West either from  ������������������novels, drummers or from some  journal which gives its own views,  ���������irrespective of accuracy of detail,  rl'or its own particular purpose.  It may now be stated incontro-  . vertibly that British Columbia is  ������ine or the richest, if not thk  3 ichest, Held in the world for the  ���������production of gold, silver, copper  and various other precious minerals just as the North West Territories, and notably Alberta, are  eminently adapted for grazing  and stoekraising. These Western  provinces are in great measure,  o.ving to their position and sur-  rmuding.s, limited to seek their  Tvealth directly or indirectly from  tie soil itself, either by the production of grain, by cattle and  ��������� liorse breeding, or by availing  themselves- of their great mineral  resource. On the other hand the  older provinces in the east have  r. lanufactories already firmly  established aud from the advantages of position and surroundings, these manufactories may  be still further extended. They  lave, for the reasons above given,  ro reaeon to fear Western competition in the matter of manufacturing industries, while they have  everything to gain by the establishment of markets in the West  f ir the consumption of eastern  } roducts which could be paid for  I thsr in specie or iu kin4 accord  ing to  the  requirements of  the  east.  To effect this exchange of commodities ib is of the highest  importance that rates and charges  for transit and intercommunication should be based on such a  modorate tariff as to make it  difficult for alien manufacturers  or producers who may be situated  nearer to tho markets requiring  supplies to successfully compete  with our own manufacturers or  producers.  Theso facts and arguments aro  so solf evident that the apathy  and even tho opposition of the  east to schemes for tho development of the West are all the moro  amazing. Our neighbours south  of the lino havo not been slow to  seize the golden opportunity now  presented to them with the result  that thoy have been continuously  supplying the demauds of British  Columbia, who in return has been  sending them ore in almost fabulous quantities for treatinont.  The moral to bo deduced from  these facts is that Canada, if she  desires to take her proper place  in the front rank of nations, must  increase and facilitate her means  of intercommunication, particularly as regards her Western  possessions. It is futile to say  "wait until che population "justifies  the expenditure." As well tell a  boy not to go into the water until  he has learned to swim.  Inability to appreciate tacts, or,  in other words, to size up the  situation, is a frequent source of  disaster for nations ascit is for  individuals. A well-known instance of this occurred shortly  after the tragedy on Majuba Hill,  when the Boers having asserted  the independence of the Transvaal. Mr. Gladstone was being  urged to take steps to avenge the  defeat and to re-assert British  rule. His reply on that occasion  was to this effect:��������� "If tha Transvaal were as rich in its resources  as it is valueless I would nob counsel Her Ma.'esty to continue such a  war." Whether it was the'sup-  posed worthlessness of the prize,  or higher motives which actuated  the eminent statesman, it is not  for us to divine, bub the first  ground, utterly erroneous as it  has since proved to be, no doubt  received full weight in the conclusions ultimately arrived at.  Let Canada make no such mistake. Wealth and prosperity lie  at her doors. It is for her only to  reach nut her hand and thoy are  hers, bub the reaching out must be  complete and effective, requiring  perhaps some sacrifice of her resources, but quite disproportionate to the object to be attained.  Let her not hesitate or vacillate in  this matter, lest while she is deliberating, another and an alien  ha"hd lays hold on and possesses  itself of her heritage.  ^-JCotwithstanding���������the^euormous  amount of puffing in connection  with the war scare wheat didn't  respond worth a cent.  ~\Ii\ Laurier announces that the  Government; is being "held up*, for  fifty millions of dollars for proposed public improvement?. In a  country like ours there are improvements on whicli enormous  sums of money might be advantageously expended, but'the duty  of the statesman is to expend  public money with careful discrimination-��������� not to refuse to  spend what is necessary because  he is asked for what is unnecessary. If he would only follow the  principle adopted at election time  and place the people's money  "where it will do the most good,"  there will be no further doubt as  to the construction of the Crow's  Nest roael.  THE LAST WORD  Parliament will assemble for the  transaction of public business on  Thursday next, and the result of  its  deliberations with  regard   to  Western railway construction will  be awaited with  intense interest  by the farming community, who  after many years of weary waiting,  are now almost  in  sight  of  the  land of promise.   It is sincerely to  bu hoped that the main issue will  uot be lost sight ol in the perusal  of tho   ignorant    and   impudent  statements which have appeared  on the subject  in maiiy  Ontario  newspapers.     Tho   .second    rato  press of Ontario, which hopes .to  strike a sympathetic chord .by tin  appeal for so-called economy so as  to save the pocket of the Ontario  taxpayer, describes that province  ns"    tho    "milch    cow"    of    the  Dominion,   which   provides    the  capital for  every   public    work,  wheresoever constructed.   Rot of  this description, written in boundless ignorance, of course loses its  point when applied tc a province  like British*Columbia, which pays  vastly more into the Federal exchequer   than  she receives in  return, or to the North West Territories,  whicli are even  now ��������� the  pivot   on which   rests the  future  prosperity of the whole Dominion.  At the same time one cannot help  deploring the gross ignorance of  the  West,   of its  resources,   capabilities    and advantages  which  prevails   amongst tho .lournalists  of Ontario, a class of men who are  generally supposed to be at .least  familiar   with   the    country    in  which thoy  live.     Thoso gentlemen who have taken the trouble  to cotne and   examine the- West  for    themselves   have    returned  home thoroughly converted to its  cause,  and enlisted on its behalf.  The members of the Cabinet and  others who have visited the mining districts in British Columbia  and examined   the   farming    resources of Alberta,    hare    been  satisfied  beyond a  doubt if  the  absolute  necessity   for    through  communication between the Territories   and   tho     great    country  which lies beyond tlie mountains.  The Hon. A. G. Blair, who  holds  the Railway portfolio in the Cabinet, only three months ago, after  a careful study of tbe situation,  told  his hearers  iii the  Calgary  Opera Hull    that   "He  had  just  spent    four    or   livo    weeks    in  British Columbia, and ib was there  he   hael   been called ou   to  more  especially consider   the need     of  railway  construction.     He    had  been led to believe that until there  was a  progressive policy adopteel  regarding railway  competition in  B. C.  those  immense,    auriferous  fields  will   never    be   fully    developed.     He had visited several  mining   camps   in   B. C.   and   believed  that promising   as is   the  outlook in   Rossland, the  Slocan  and East.Kootenay. those did not  by anv means embrace the whole  area  of valuable   mineralized deposits.   The    whole   province   of  British Columbia contained   rich  mineral   fields as-yet    unknown.  who have already made their  homes in the West, in justice to  the thousands of others who may  yet find suitable homes in this  great country, in justice to the  Dominion of Canada, the Government should attend to this matter  without a moment's, delay. Mr.  Laurier today holds the future of  the West, aud with it the future  of Canada in his baud, and should  take every possible precaution to  prevent ulterior considerations  from interfering with tho manifest  duty which   he owes to the  couutry at large.  ���������Calgary Herald.  Sir William Van Home has been  frequently charged with "wanting  the earth," but he seems to have  corralled tho Globe all right  enough.  The result of the wholesale  arrests Jof deputy returning officers in the constituency of Mac-,  donald, which was the cause of  much virtuous indignation on tho  part of tho Winnipeg Tribune at  tho time, 'cannot afford that  journal much satisfaction. Eighteen ar"ests in all were made: Six  cases wore dropped by the prosecution, there being no evideuce at  all to go upon. Seven others were  thrown out by the Justices at the  preliminary enquiry. One case  was thrown out by the grand  jury, and in two cases tlie jury  disagreed. One defendant was  acquitted by a jury, and only one  man, Saunders, was found guilty.  This man admitted that at the  solicitation of Freeborn, the star  witness for the Crown, he initnlled  blank ballots for Freeborn,' to enable that worthy gentlemen to  extort money from the Conservative Committee at Carberry, of  which money Saunders was to  have a share. When the total  cost of the prosecution is made  public the taxpayers of Manitoba  will have an opportunity of marking their appreciation of.the success of their Attorney General in  spending their money for the purpose of attempting to make political capital.  AMERICAN  THE VICTORY WAS   GAINED BY  A HARD STRUGGLE  CHANGE IN HIS APPEARANCE  Are You Going to Build  this season?  you should  Consult-  If so  The postage stampsonow in use  throughout the Dominion are  undoubtedly of a very poor kind  and were it not for the impression  of Her Majesty's features, would  seem to be rather bad value for  the money. The action of the  postmaster general, who has  decided to pay a nice compliment  to royalty on the occasion of the  diamond jubilee by the issue of a  limited issue of three cenc stamps  of a pretty design,will be endorsed  by the public. At the same time  it is respectfully suggested that  some permanent improvement is  needed in the present dpsign, more  especially in the case of the one  cent stamp, which frequently  looks in outline and colour like the  impression made by a cigarette  smoker's thumb. The flavour of  the gum at present in use has also  become a little monotonous to the  'epicurean palate of the Canadian  office boy, who would dearly like  a change.  What the West really wanted was  railroads." The Hon. Mc. Tarte,  another Minister of the Crown,  who had also made a peisonal examination of the countrji-, was  just as explicit in his belief in the  West and the necessity for railroad development. No sane man  has ever j'et vi-jited the West  who eioes not hold similar  opinions to tho������e which have  been expressed . by these gentlemen. Therefore let there bo no  further question as to the necessity for construction. The roael  must be built .nnd at once���������it is  for the Government to say how- it  shall be built���������but the road we  must have. The Government has  promised it, and Government  -supporters have staked their  political lives upon that promise.  "The development of the West"'  has proved a popular bait with  which to catch votes, and many  votes were polled in the Territories and in British Columbia it  the general election for the party  which, in the West at all events,  was raised into power on the  distinct pledge of a policy,, of  active railroad development. A  great deal , has been said of the  latest " vigorous immigration  policy" inaugurated by Mr. Sifton,  but all the immigration policies  that man may conceive and all  the immigration agents that man  may appoint will be but so much  waste of time and money unless  the settlers in the Territories are  provided with a means of taking  their goods to that market.whieh  seems to have been provided for  them by a merciful Providence.  Tn justice to the citizens of Canada  as    well   as  of   other  countries,  The Government has decided not to  hear anv further delegations in regard  to the tai lit".  The Badshot mine near Ferguson  in the L-irdeau District has been  bonded to an American firm for  $150,000. ,-"      -  Charlie Mitchell has deposited $1,500  to bind a match between himself and  John L. Sullivan. *  The election oi Graham, the Liberal  Patron, recently elected in North  Ontario has been protested.  Hon. Edward Blake, M.P., was the  principal speaker at a St. Patrick's  Day banquet held in London yesterday.  Mr. Smart will assume his new  positions as Deputv Minister of  Interior and Deputy of Indian Affairs  on April 1.  Hon. Mr. Laurier has purchased the  residence of the late John Leslie situated on Sandy Hill, at Ottawa, fer the  sutn,of $9,400.  ���������-Mr.=Thomas���������Plumrner,���������manager-of-  the Bank of Montreal at Stratford is  dead. He had been in the service of  the bank for 23 years.-  Doubts as to the safety of the  Empress of India have been set at  rest by the arrival of that vessel in  port on schedule time.  Mr. D. D. Mann hiis returned to  Winnipeg from Lethbridge. It is  understood that he has engineers at  work running lines for information on  which to base 11 tender.  Hon. John Dryden, Ontario's minister of agriculture has issued 11 writ  claiming tiilO.Co!) damages for alleged  libel and slander against Wm. Smith  ex-M.P. for North Ontario.  It was stated in the Imperial Parliament that the proposal to create  regimental districts in the colonies  had been referred to thn Dominion of  Canada for an opinion thereon.  A Medicine Hat brakesman has  been arrcateel on a charge of theft.  It is stated that a large i.uantity of  passengers' baggage supposed to have  been lost was found in his house.  Manitoba's March blizzard came off  on Alonday last, and was quite up to  the usual standard. Itailway traffic  was almost entirely blocked, and at  Winnipeg the sweeper was unable to  keep the street tracks clear.  The protest against the election of  T. O." Davis, M. P. for - Saskatchewan,  has been withdrawn. An application  was mnde. on behalt of Mr. Davis to  Mr, Justice Mnguire to fix a date for  hearing preliminary objections, when  the petitioner's counsel stated that he  had been instructed to withdraw the  petition.  An old miner who has been employed a* foreman in Neilson's tie carnp it  Moberly, B. C, committed suifiile  yesterday by cutting his throat. He  had been suffering for some days from  a severe attack of la grippe, and was  unable to work. When the workmen  returned to carnp yesterdav, they  found his dead body as described. The  deceased had invested all his money  on Fitzeimmons, but did not live to  hear the result.  The Edmonton Town Council has  approached the dog nuisance in a  thoroughly practical manner. All  dogs over six months old must be registered before May 1st. 1SJT7 and must  thereafter wear tags. The license fee  for dogs is $1.C3 and for females $">.0O,  unless on production of a certificate of  registration in a recognised Kennel  Club Stud Book in which case the fee  is $2.50. Animals not registered in  the Clerk's office before July 1st 1807.  must pay double fees.  Fighting in Cuba Still Goes On���������Gen,  Gomez Advances���������Santa Clara Is  Threatened ��������� Seventy-five Women  and   Children   Arrested by Weyler  Carson, March IS.���������Under a clear  sky and in a valley 5,000 feet abovo thu  sea, circled by snow tipped mountains  which glistuncd in the bright sunlight,  making a picture such as was never  before seen on an occasion of this kind,  Corbett wont down to defeat vestorday  before Fitzsimmons, who has beconi'.*  champion of the heavy weight pugilists of the world. The victory was not  gained without a hard struggle. In  fact, the victory did not seem possible  feu* Bob FitzsnnmonH until the last  moment nf tho battle, llu was giving  every indication of slowly going to  pieces when he delivered the blow in  a vital part and .followed it up with  two others which sent the husky Cali-  fornian to the floor with agony of  pain and despair imprinted on Ins tare,  and he was unable to rise within the  time limit which would save him.  When the defeated champion finally  arose, with the assistance of his attendants, and recovered himself sufficiently from his dazed condition to  realize the calamity that had befallen  him, he broke out with all the fury of  an enraged animal and, discarding all  the rules of prize fighting, rushed at  his victorious opponent and made a  vuin struggle to beat him over the  ropes, only desisting when his own  seconds and friends forced him away.  Cakson City, Nevada, March 10.���������  Jim Corbett passed a restless night  after the fight and did not rise until  noon Yesterday. He ate breakfast in  his room and his appetite seemed to be  about as good as ever. . There was a  decided change in his appearance and  manner, his face was ghastly pale and  his eyes were almost of an unnatural  brightness. He was gay, happy, and  offensively familiar. The superiority  which he had been wont to assume is  all gone and ho wus as subdued as any  ordinary citizen. The is no doubt but  that he is terribly,put out over his  defeat.  ' THE CUBAN TROUBLE.  Havana, March 10.-��������� Fighting has  been reported near Santa Clara, and  troops have been hurried forward  there from this city. It is said lhat  General Gomez has made an advance,  and Santa Clara is threatened. One  report is that the entire Alonzo bnttal-  lion has been destroyed and the Spaniards have lost over o'.i'J men. .Much  excitement exists over this report in  Cuban circles where it is believed.-  Rioting in Banda'go, Bev.uca.1, Saneti  and Spiritus among the troops continues, .and many Cuban women have  been arrested. It is reported that a  party of over 75 women and children  lire now en route to this .city.- They  were arrested under Wnylei-'s-recent  orders.  ���������  m.m  J. V. Perks, formerly of Vancouver,  has b-:en sentenced at Nelson to three  months' imprisonment for breaking  into a lady's house at Balfour with  criminal intent. After his oilencc the  lady found him at his hotel m . a  drunken sleep and gave him a horsewhipping.  Planking fish is, as a rule, confined  to'club houses, wnere large open lirps  are accessible, but Mrs. S. T. Itorer in  the March Ladies' Home Journal tells  how planked lish may be served to  perfection in the smallest and most  modest   home    in ��������� America.'     "The  Eeculiar ilavour imparted by the  eating plank makes the lish more  delicious than when cooked in any  other way. If one has -a gas stovo the  method is quite simple, but the oven  of.a coal-range mav,also-he-iised-with  success. Secure a two,inch plank the  size of the oven, made from'hard  wood, oak or hickory; when ready to  nse put it in the oven until it is so hot  that you cannot bear your hand on il.  for an ��������� instant. Have t.he fish split  down the back: put it, skin down, on  thu hot plank; dust with salt and  pepper and baste with melted butter.  .In an ordinary coal stove, put it on  the oven bottom, close t he oven door  and bake for .'10 minutes, biistir-.g two  or three times. When the fish is done  take it from the oven, garnish with  parsley and lemon, and send it to the  table on the plank, placed on a  Japanese lacquer tray just a little  larger than the plank."  L.A.FRETZ  PRACTICAL BUILDER  and get a reliable estimate based on  a wide and valuable experience iu tho  building business.  Shop Job Worn Done  Ontario hardwoods kept in stock.  Also odds and ends which are useful  in our line of business.  Workmanship Guaranteed  *^*"~���������Terms Cash  When in Vancouver stop at tho  Gold House  in  Free bus at all trains.  Comfortable  and  first-class  every respect.  Ratos:  .$1.00 and $1.C0 a'day.  GIBBONS & BLANCIIF1ELD,  f20-tf Proprietors,  Goto Tapping's  Building for-  i  r  No. 1 Oats    ���������-    ���������  Chop   Feed     ���������  Creamery Butter  Fresh   Eggs, Etc.  All ordors by mn it aro oarefully  nti'ndcd taut boltom prlcos.  J. McCALLUM. Rovolstoke Stn.  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies������������������������_  T-TAY, tlmothv nnd prairto: OATfl,  OHOP, BRAN, HHOKTS KLOUIl,  POTATO _���������*. KGOH. BUTTER,  FISH, HAMS, BACON, Eto���������  FROM HELLY BOTHERS  Kooo Btreot, SANDON  Extracts from MlntnfrLawoofUritish Columbia  . 1." Any noreon ovor 11 years of apro or nny  jointBtook nomprtny. or forolitn company, inn  obtain ii froo miner's cortlflrato. for onei or  more years, paylnK ������ fco of 85.00 for c-iich year.,  2. A froo niii.cr mm nt nny tlmo obtain u  cortiilcato commencing to run hi tlio oxpirfltloi  of hlH tlien existing ccrtiflcnto, lit* paying llio  regular, foo tend producinB such oxlstiDi;  cor'IIlcuto.  3. A frco minor's certillcato Is not transfer-  ablo.  ��������� 4. Any person or- joint, sloe-k company,  mining nr working on a mineral o'nlm  without having taken out a frco minar'H  cortlflrato ii liable* to pay a penalty, not  exceeding 825, and costs.  ii. No person, or joint flock company,  cun hold any right or Intercut to nr in any  mlneril claim, unless bo or it shall have a froo  miner's certillcato unexpired.  Should any co-owner fall to.ltcop up his f re o  miner's cortiilcato, his interest becomes vostcel  in his co-owners. . -   -*  A shareholder in a joint stock company nocd  not bo a frco miner.  ��������� 6. A freo mlnor.dnring the* conllnunnce of  his cortiilcato, hut no longer, hun thn right tr>  onto**, Iooato, prospect and mine upon any  wosto lands of the Crown, for all minerals  othor than cnnl.  7. A froo miner mnv hold nol; rtio'o tluin ono  mineral olaim on tho sanio vuin or lode,  except by purchase.      -    ���������  * f>. A frco minor mav kill game for his owa  uoo trbilo prospecting or mining.  P. A freo minor shall have all tho rights nnd ���������  privileges granted  to   fico   miners   by   the  '"Placer Mining Act."  10. A freo miner's interest in hit mlntral  claim���������save as to ola'ins held as real estate-  id h chnttel interest.  LOCATING  MIN'ERAL CLAIMS.  1. A mineral olalm must not oxceod 1,.>}  foot in length by 1,IM feet in breadth.  2. All angles must bo right angles.  3. Tlio cln'ni must bo marked hy two leg*  posts, numbered 1 and 2, plncfd as nearly  _i������B-_.pos8ibIo__nn-tbe^illnn_'_of^itlie!^lode-or���������  vein, and not moro than 1 iiCO feot apBrt.  1. A leo-nl post, markrd "Discovery ;i'ost'  must also bo placed on tlie lodo where it m'  discovered.  fl. Tho lino from 1 to 2 must bo diutlncllF  marVed by bloziDg trees, cutting underbruetr,  or planting posts.    *  n. location's made on Runtlay. or any public  holiday, aro not for that reason invalid.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Aot of Parliament, 1955  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund   -    -  Head Offlee-  $2,000,000  -    1,375,000  -Montpeal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  John H. It. Molson, President  S. H. Ewing, "Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Arcbbald  Samuel Finley    W.M.Macpherson  J. V. Cleghorn  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen, Manager  A. D. Durnford, Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals,firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  Knplish and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES:  Aylmer, Ont. Ottawa, Ont.  Brockville, Ont. Owen Sound, Ont.  Calgary, Alta. Ridgctown, Ont.  Clinton, Ont. Smiths Falls, Ont  Exeter, Ont. Sorel, P. Q.  Hamilton, Ont, St. Thomas, Ont.  London, Ont. Toronto, Ont.  Mejaford, Ont. TorontoJunc'n.Ont  Montreal, P. Q. Trenton, Ont.  St. Catharine Waterloo, Ont  St Branch. Woodstock.Ont  Morrisbnrg.Ont. Winnipeg, Man  Norwich, Ont.  CALGARV BRANCH  Geo. C   McGregor Mgr  wur.virEe BRANCH  T. 8. Phepoe. manager  Frank Julian  Dealer in  First Class  DRY WOOD  All orders left with Mr.H. N.  Coursier will receive my. prompt  and careful attention.  Any one Requiring  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W. Fleming  Than you can afford to  steal it and *. take the  chances of beine; caught  Playing  HSpeeialty  liOtxi Pviees  TIME Cr\RD NO. I  To take effect on Wednesday, November 2j  IE!) j.   Trains run on PaciUo Standard Timo.  GOING WEST DAILY  8:C0am Leave Kaslo���������  8:36am      "' ...South Fork.  136am      "  Spronlo'd..  9-51 a in      " ...Whitewater.  10.03 am      " ... Bear Lake .  10:18am   i   " ....McGuigan..  I0:.10am      "  Bailey's...  10:38am      " ....Junction  OOISO EAST  .Arrive 3-30 pm  3:15 pm  . " 2:15 p m  .. *' 2:0)pm  ..' ������������������ 1:18 pm  .. " 1.33 pm  ..   "      l.-Hpni  1:12 p m  10:50 a m Arrive Sandon ieavel*C0pm  For rates and  information applv   at  tbe ,  Company's offices.  R.W. BRYAN,  KO BT. IRVING. Supt. and Asst. Treas.  Traffic Manager. '  tl  ii CANADIAN  GUITE,   LIBERAL,   VICTORIOUS  IN BONAVENTURE  BY   800   OF   A    MAJORITY  Cartwright and Fielding Will Fight on  the Tariff���������A Protest Entered For  Bribery in Brant ��������� Premier Flynn  Wants Del Val to Share His House  Ottawa, March 17.���������While declining to aay unything for  publication in criticism of the united  States Tariff Bill ono of the Ministers  said that the Government were not  surprised at the strong protectionist  featutes of tho measure. They were  informed of it when in Washington,  he said, but were assured it would not  prevent negotiations ������������������' looking to  reciprocity. ' He added that early in  April the Government will invite the  McKinley administration to appoint n  joint commission to inquire' into the  whole subject of international trade  with a view to arranging reciprocity.  1   MACKINTOSH   MAY  RESIGN.  Your correspondent learns that  Lieutenant Governor Mackintosh may  not again assume gubernatorial duties  in the North West Territories, and  that -his successor may bo appointed  shortly. His Honour received leave  of absence three months ago in order  to visit the Kootenay mining regions,  and it is said that lie has heconie so  largely interested in milling properties thero and is so enamored of the  future prospects that he will take up  his residence in .Rossland at once  and give his personal attention  to his many numerous  investments.  NOMINATION'S l"OR WRIGHT.  At the nominations at Hull today  for Wright County, rendered vacant  by the resignation of O. li. Devlin,  McDougall, Conservative, and Champagne,    Liberal, - were     nominated.  WHAT   IS   THE   MATTER   WITH   JOLY?  It is rumoured that Sir Henri Joly  de Lotbiniere will shortly retire  in. favour   of  Mr.  Choquette,  M. P.  EX-M. 1*. 1*.  DEAD.  Winnipeg, March* 17.���������John H.  Bell, ex-M.P.P., and up to recently  Assistant,, Sessional Clerk in lhe  Manitoba"' Legislature died' here  yesterday. He was one of Miuitolm's  pioneers, and was a 'prominent  member of the Masonic order.  Montreal, March IS.���������Guile, Liberal was elected in Bonaventtue by  over SOO majority.  A BATTLE ROYAL IS NOW ON.  Toronto, March 17.���������According to  the Mnil and Empire's Ottawa correspondent there will' be a battli* royal  between Cnrtwright and Fielding over  the tariff. Sir Richard, the correspondent says, is prepared to make an effort to carry out his well known policy  of anti-protection all round, .while  there are some items, notably coal, as  . to which Fielding is ready to go one  lietter than the national policv. The  correspondent adds that if Sir Richard  is defeated, it is hardly to be expected  he will allow himself to sit on the  treasury bench s-horn of his freetrade  locks and that it is likelv the' office of  High Commissioner will be ottered to  him again..  A mOTEST enterkd.  Braktpokt),   March   17. ��������� Robert  Henry,  the 'defeated candidate at the  recent    Parliamentary   bye-elections  has formally enteied a protest Against  the return of  Charles  B. Heyd.    He  charges Heyd,  by himself or agents,  to   be  guilty of bribery and threatening, presonating. and undue influence,  and he demands his'disqualification.  THE tope's representative.  Montreal, March 17.���������Mgr. Merry  Del Val, papal ablegate to ��������� Canada, is  expected to arrive on March 31st, and  ' will'take up his residence jit Quebec.  Premier Flynn has offered him the use  -of-his-rt?sidence,-whi!e-he-i'emains in  Canada.  A   PLEDGE   IS MADE GOOD  did Kerr exert, that the promier abandoned his former position, and agreed  to allow the Smith African company  to have exclii-ire control over 61,000  acres of Ontario's mineral lands, practically at their own terms.  joe martin blackballed.  Montreal, March 18. ���������"The old Nick  is to pay" in llio St. James'club here  on account, of the blackballing of Joe  Martin. Tim club has about -150  members, of whom 50 are French  Canadians, and "*() ballots must bo cast  to secure eleel ion, which, however, is  void if one blackball to every seven is  cast. It has liuen hinted that the  French Canadian members had a good  deal to do with Mr. Mat tin's  discomfiture, but this is not probably  the caw;, an a prominent gentleman of  that race, as well as a well known  English speaking civil engineer went  down but'oro tbe same ballot, and  other causes will have to bo invented.  EUROPEAN  SITUATION OF AFFAIRS IN THE  ISLAND OF CRETE  GREECE WILL BASTE TURKEY  still talking I Kidney  Disease  GREECE WILL  DECLARE   WAR  AGAINST TURKEY  GREAT BRITAIN  PREPARING  Popular Opinion in Greece Favours the  Opening of the Campaign���������Greece  Prepared for the Worst���������The Island  of Crete   to Be   Blockaded Sunday.  London, March 10.���������Tho popular  opinion in Greece, says the .Times'  correspondent at Athens, demands an  early declaration of war with Turkey.  The idea is that Europe would then be  compelled to adopt a neutral attitude.  It is argued that the Greek fleet could  conquer the islands in the Aegean,  including tho Samoas, while the  Greek army assisted by insurgent  bands could soon over run Macedonia.  * , GREECE IS  READY.  The Athens correspondent of the  Daily Chronicle declares that Greece  has set her back against the wall and  is prepared-for'tbe worst. The commencement of tho . blockade of the  Greek ports would bo instantly the  signal for hostilities on tho frontier  not because of any decision of .King  George or his cabinet, 'but solely  because of the resentment of tho army,  WILL TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE,  It was understood in'tlie lobbies of  the House of Commons 'that Sir  William Harcourt .will shortly . take  up Hon. Mr. Balfour's challenge  to move- an - address in reply  to the Crown'on the Cretan affairs.  CRETE TO BE BLOCKADED.  Rome, March 10.���������A' despatch from  Canea, Island "of Crete,' yesterday  announced the blockade of the Island  of Crete by the fleets of the powers to  commence on Sunday. A notification  to this effect has been addressed today  to the Governments at Athens and  Constantinople." It is further stated  that the powers will also communicate  steps ,,taken to the Governments  of the''neiilr<*l states.  WILLIAM OF GERMANY.  LoNDONYMarch 18.���������The Daily Mail  says "The vagaries of a certain continental, sovereign ; are ��������� causing profound anxiety to his - family, and  especially to diplomats, who recognize  that the concert ot Europe may at any  moment he disturbed. Pinching guests  and trying to trip them with a sword  are among the antics attributed tothe  insane sovereign." The paragraph unmistakably hints at Emperor William  of Germany.       . '  COMMITTEE OF ENQUIRY".  London March 18.���������At Tuesday's  session of the Parliamentary committee inquiring into the Transvaal raid  Hon.'W. P. Schreiner,' who was Attorney General in Cecil Bhodes' Cabinet, was examined. He repeated his  evidence as given" before the Cape  Colony committee last year. It was  antirBhodes-throughout.-i^-^-^-^���������=^_  Rumour States That the Sultan Has  Offered to Abandon Crete and  Assign the Island to King George-  Admirals   to  Confer���������Other  Notes.  Athens, March 1<.��������� It is generally  believed here that nothing can prevent war nnd the government has its  plan of campaign already prepared.  The cabinet had a long session yesterday us to the attitude to bo taken in  the face of tho coercive programme of  Europe, and it i3 reported that a decision whs reached*to take active  measures as being the only solution  possible for Greece. Tho centre of interest is now transferred from Crete  to the Macedonian frontier. It is evident from the haste which the government has displayed in getting all its  available troops off by sea before the  commencement of the blockade that  there is a strong conviction that they  will he needed at once. Troops must  be taken over land and this would be  an exceedingly slow and difficult process owing to the lack of horses and  the very incomplete road system in  the northern portions of Greece.  Many war correspondents have already arrived at Volo, Larissa and  other frontier points.  London, March 18.���������The secretary  of the Byron Society has received a  telegram from Athens stating that  the Sultan had offered to withdraw  the Turkish garrison from Crete and  assign the Island to King Georr/e tei  be occupied and administered by  Greece with recognition of tbe  imperial suzerainty of the Sultan  taking the form of an annual tribute.  * CONDITION CRITICAL.  The Diiily Chronicle states that  grave news has been received in  London with respect to the health of  the Kaiser and certain constitutional  possibilities are now being discussed.  PREPARING FOR ACTION.  Secret nnd rapid preparations are  being made at Woolwich and other  military establishments of Great  Britain. The. chiefs of the various  garrisons have been ordered .to  prepare details from the regiments  available for foreign service, A  number of "large steamers have been  chartered by the Government and  have been ordered to embark and take  war stores at Woolwich for Malta.  Two thorsmtl tons of stores leave  Woolwich tomorrow. Trouble is also  feared at the Cane of Good Hope.  War stores are being rapidly forwarded there by all Castle Line  stenmers which have been fitted up  withs-peciidmagazines for this purpose.  APMIRALS TO CONFER  Canea, March 18.���������The Admirals of  the combined-"' fleets in Cretan waters  today made formal proclamation of  the intention of the great powers to  confer upon island autonomous government subject to the suzerainty of  the Sultan of Turkey.        .    ,   ,.  TO BOMBARD A VILLAGE.  Silia, Crete, March 18.���������In consequence of i>n attack- made by Cretan  Christians iipon a number of Foreign  officers, tbe commanders of British  French, and Italian warships have  notified the insurgents of their intentions to bombard today the village  not far from Silia where the attack  was made.  ' WILL   DECLARE   WAR.  Vienna, March 18.���������It is asserted in  official quarters that Greece will declare war against Turkey.  Symptoms and  Results  A tongue with fissures shows  kidney derangement of long  standing.  When tho gums are obscured  and recede from the teetb, running  sores on any part of the body, ears  discharging, inflamed eyelids, salt  rheum, 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 in 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.  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.  c- Varicocele, varicoso . veins and  milk leg eriginate in defective  kidneys.  Curvature of the spine, in dd or  young, and gout are caused hy  deposits from the 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. Paralysis of half or  the whole-body.may have its first  cause in the kidneys.    ,  We see here quite a' formidable  array, of troubles which may be  originated or - fostered by these  prominent, organs of. excretion and  and we 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.  Controllers of Customs and Inland Revenue to be Full Fledged Ministers���������  A General, Superintendent Resigns  ���������Ontario's     Big     Mining     Deal.  "������ Ottawa, March 10.���������The Cabinet  was in session yesterday:working on  a/the tariff. Drafts of several measures  / have been under consideration, among  them the bill to restore the departments of Ctntoms and Inland Revenue  to their old status as independent departments and to make Controllers  full fledged Ministers. Last July Mr.  "Laurier gave his pledge to Patterson  that this would be done during the  coming session.  A RESIGNATION.  Vancouver, March 19.���������Mr. Harry  Abbott, who has occupied the position  of General Superintendent of^, the  Pacific division of the Canadian Pacific Railway since the hne was built to  the coast, has resigned.  GUILLOTINED.  Montreal, March 19.���������The axe has  fallen heavily again in Sorel. The  crews of dredges and vessels engaged  in keeping the St. Lawrence channel  clear, numbering in all about 40.men,  some of whom have been on the work  for years, have been replaced entirely  by new men. '  THAT BIG MINING GRAB.  Toronto, March 19.���������The aupp}e<  mentary return relative to the deal  made by the Government-with the  Engledue syndicate was presented to  the Legislature Tuesday by John J. M.  Gibson. It contains the correspondence which took place between July  8, when Colonel Engledue first made  approaches to the Government, and  December I", when the deal was  practically closed. It would appear  that Hardy,' at the " outset. was  very dubious regarding -the wisdom  of the deal, and ��������� thought the  syndicate should be y f content  with a less area.'���������; of territory,'-- and  should put up a deposit of forty or fit tjr  thousand dollars more than the syndicate had offered. To this, however.  Colonel Engledue and his associates  were not inclined to agree, and it is  not improbable the deal would have  fallen through, had not J. K. Kerr,  Q. C, appeared on the scene and proffered his gooel offices on behalf of the  syndicate.    So potent  an   influence  MINING  QUOTATIONS  Koported by Bolt & Grogou, Rossland.  tLc Koi ....������  AlbcrMi ���������   ���������Center Star   *Crown i-oint   Celtic Queen   Cambridge   Commander   Colonni*.,   Daer Paik ,,.  Evening Star   Eric '...'.  Good Hope   Gertrude   Golden Drip   Hattie Brown   xx Iron Mask   Imperial   Jumbo   Josie   Mcnte Cbrlsto   Mugwump   Monita   Novelty   Orphan Boy   O. K :   xxPonrman   Bed Mountain View  Rossland Red 1ft....  Silverine   St. Elmo   Stemwinder   Southern Cross and  Wolverine   xxVirginia .,,,,.,,..  t*xxW ar EagleCon'.'.  UVest Le Koi and  _���������' Josie   I 500.000  1,000.000  500,000  1.000,000  700,000  1,000,000  500,000  1.000.000  1,000,000  1,000,000  i,doo,ooo  500,000  500.000  500,000,  1,000,000  500,000  1,000,000  500,000  700,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  750.000  1.000,000  700,000  1,000,000  500.000  1,000.000  1,000.000  500,000  i,ooo;ooo  1,000,000  500,000  jm  500,000  87.50  15  The Pilot Mound Sentinel suggests  the removal of General Weyler from  Cuba by the aid-ofr-the��������� large���������square  toe of a good sized boot.  During the first week of the present  month 71 new mining companies were  registered in British Columbia with an  aggregate capital of $58,567,500, ���������  Hon. Peter Mitchell has been appointed Superintendent 'of Fisheries  for Quebec and the Maritime Pi ovin-  ces with headquarters'at Ottawa.  SLOCAN MINES.  *AIamo 8  500,000  "Cumberland  '  50.000  Dardanelles  1,000,000  Grey Eagle  750.000  Ibex  3UO,000  Idler  100,000.  "Kooteii.iv Columbia      400,000  "Minnesota  1,000,000  Noble Five Con  J.200,000  tRambler Con  1,000,000  tRcco  1,000,000  tSlocan Stat  1,000,000  ���������Sunshine  50,000  Washington  1,000,000  Wonderful  1,000,000  8  17  -a.  20  124  4  5  8  15  10  4S  10  55  50  *$  24  28.1.  8  30  5  12  21  a  10  20  13  "1.10  17  ���������2.H  05  12'  02  87  1.35  200  3->  10  ��������� These prices are subject to alteration  as per daily telegraphic communications from Kossland-  IMPERIAL BANK.   OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital    -   51,963,600  Reserve  1,158,800  DJreotors  H. S. Howland, President  T.H.Merritt,Vice Pres.. <St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,  T. Sutherland Stayner,  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ineersoll  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  -gntarlg  Niagara Falls  Port Colborne  Rat Portage  Sault St, Marie  St, Catharines  Vancouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  St. Thomas  Toronto  Welland  Woodstock  Agents in Great Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer bv letter or cable to any  of above branches.  .  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of SI and upwards received and  interest allowed,  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  A- R- B. HEARN.  | Manager Revelstoke Branch.  ������ anadian  \   Pacific fl,  SOO PACIFIC LINE  The cheapest, quickest and best  route to  Toronto     New York     Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  and all Eastern and European Points  Tourist Cars leave Itevelstoke  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  everv Monday; and for Montreal  und Boston, every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan audEmpress of China sailing  every four weeks for China aud  Japan.  Warimoo and Miowora sniling  monthly for Honolulu, Suava and  all Australian and New Zealand  ports.  For full   particulars   apply  to  nearest C. P. R. agent, or to  .    I. T. BREWSTER.  Agent, Revelstoke.  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent, Vancouver, British Columbia.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Galgary  Mail Ordera Promptly Attended To.  122-tf  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  <3g  ���������VfETHODIST CHURCH - RevclBtoke.  "���������*��������� Preaching, sorvloa at 11 a.m. and 7-30  p.ru. CltifB meeting al the cloae of the  mornitiK service*, t-ahbath School and Flble  IJi.'iBu at U.'SO p.m. W'.okljr p-ayer meetlni  ovary Wednesday evei.init at 7:b0 p.m. 'lhe  pub.icaro cordially invited.   Seita Ircc.  HEV. J. A. WOOD, Tutor.  PRESBYTERIAN 'CHUKCH-Bevola  *���������    Borneo  every  Sunday  ovoninK   at 7:39  p.m.    llibo CIibb at   2-.1i.   p.m.,  to  which  all aro welcome.          M. OEDD'Ea, b. A.. MlMlonary.  fJOLY TRINITY CHURCH-Rerelatoke.  AX   l'reachtiiK  acrvlcea   every   Sunday at  11 a.m. and 7:30 p.in.   REV. F. YOLLAND, Rector.  WOMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH -Revel-  ...bloko*     Mms   every   Hunday  morning  at 10:30 u.ui.  REV. FATHER PETTAVIN.  PROFESSIONAL  WB. McKECHNIE.  ��������� (St. D��������� St. D. C. M.)  Physician and Burgeon.  OQloo in R, Samson's house (noxt Presbyterian   Church).      Calls   by    telephone    or  telegraph promptly attended to.   Omee hours:  0.30 to 11 a nv, 1:30 to I and 7 to S p.m.  RcvttisToicB      ���������     .      British ror.r*nciA.  F. McCarty  Wholesale and Rotall  Butcher  Dealer In i  Milk Cows, Saddle, Tack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station  B. C.  O E. SHAW.  Mining, P ea Estate and Insurance Ascent.  Typcwritiu  done with accuracy and despatch,  '   Gb e     Agcmt Ferguson Townsite.  Rkvelsioke      -     -      British Columb'a.  Merchant's Hotel  IllecUlewaet, B. C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, and is now  first-class in every respect. \ Good accommodation. 'Best  Wines", Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor,  .   Preventative and curative treatment' for   the   kidneys should  be  - ��������� s/\  Simpsons' - Kidney KPHIs  These, pills are now. allowed'"by  physicians and people who should  know to be the best and leading  kidney pill upon the market. They  can hardly "beJ called a patent  medicine becauso their'' formula has  been submitted to the leading  physicians and. are themselves the  result of years of study of one of  New__Y.orkls_^mos_t_pro_nounced=.and  successful doctors.  For that dead tired gone feeling  there is no tonic equal to  Simpsons Kidney Pills  SOc peP Box, 6 fop $2.50  - 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 sigu of a run down  constitution. When people are  that way there, ia only.one really  sure and positive tonic and (hat  tonic is SIMPSON'S KIDNEY  FILLS, Get them and take no  others. Unscrupulous people will  try and persuade you to take  something else.' Be suspicious  of such persona,  SOIiD BY  J.C.������T1  Chemist, Galgary  Sold at NEW DENVER  tby CHARLES NELSON  Coin oi bia House  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  Best Accomodation. ' -  St. Leon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrow  - Lake, run in connection.  Rates $1.00 Per Day.     -    Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars,  . . <.. BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors, Revelstoke.  When at  Golden, b.c.  The gtteway to tho  great East Kootenay  gold fluids   41  the Kootenay House  assures you every comfort, exquisite  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  .  Headquarters for commercial and,,  mining men," Free sample rooms. _.  Fort Steele Rage leaves Kootenay  House   every alternate Tueedaj.  Strictly First Class S.AtttER, P.o. r  The.  Semi-  W������������kly  Revelstoke  5000   tfeadetfS   each week  as Tub;Herald's circulation is 1C0O a week.  An ad in THE HERALD will reach the  people of "West Kootenay.  Latest   telegraphic news from all points  up to the point of issue.  Subscription, $2.00 a Yeai*  ���������"��������� ' Invariably in Advance  \ ���������   t  Odt* Job Dcpat*tttiefit is well equipped. We  print everything, and do it in first class stj'le  as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.      Give us at rial job.  -I  Special Attention to CDHIU ORDERS  JOHNSO]*  &  Revelstoke, B.C.  Proprietor's  and  Publisher's.  The Gowaq-Holteq-Downs Go  Wholesale dealeis in  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Cigars.  Agents for J. W. Karn Co.'s Pianos,, and the Gould liicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle.  Revelstoke, British Columbia, ;-Af '-������-*-������ -*in.^"-..* _^^t"^r>yji������rwiu^������ic_iir,>i.).i.'>>i9.-iu. _,������j't*iMii,wwij_tt"���������vir^ii ott.-n  SaSHIIWWSl&i^^  Dealers in Uolle-1 O.iK Out meal  nnil   all   kinds ul'   (ii-.iins,  Feed, c'le-., to wiile llio  trackman & Ker Milling Co.  ^-^        ....South Edmonton, Altn.  O.U.M.ITV   liieillT��������� I'llICUi*   Klelll'l-  Agent:  A. B. Gray, Nelson.  L08AL  A���������D_GENERAL   HEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Peisonal  and   General   Items  Round   and  About Revelstoke.  \V. llendei-Min i.s surveying Tlios.  riee-ch'-, pre-eniplion"at Galena Buy.  P. Arena is pulling up an hotel at  Giilciia Il.iy. Tin* building will li_  finished i-licirtly.  G. I. Clink will lit: hole* with his  family and s.iwniill lot- Ferguson on  the* 2Slh insl.  ilw arils, ol'tlic* Nolles House,  as in town this week.  Tho Imperial Bank have made arrangements tei liny gold tit tl.i'ir office  hen- aftthe highest cum-iit rales.  Tun 1Ikhai.ii is credibly iiil'oi-iiiccl  tlitit nn assistant, in tin- government  office ln-i-o will lu; provided this year.  The* choir at Holy 'Print y has lie-t'ii  largely iiiigiuentcid, with a very  lii'ticc.ihle L'llui't on tho lu'tirtitiess o"f  tho service's.  Tin-; HuiiAi.n ri-coivoil a gold nugget  "Monday .morning, as a suliscripU'in  for ono ye.'tr lo I he Consolation -Mining  Company, Big Bond.  Mr. Doyle, book-keeper for lhe*  Alberta Transfe-i- Co.. Calgary, has  aetccptetl :i similar position "in Mr. F.  McCarl.y's bulcher store.  Air. Walter Stratford, on'-, of Vcr-  iiein's most promising niorrliiints,  intends to open up business in Ferguson ,-is soon as spring opens. :  llepairs art* tn bo effected on the  in.ilt.i-.iss work oil the river hank hack  of the- government ollic-e and Grand  {'ontral. Tho work will start (his  week.  The charge against Al. lly.itl. for  -hooting a clog belonghar to .1. D. Sib-  li.ilil was up before* T. D. Graham, S  -���������I., on Monday uiorning. The case  \va������ adjourned for eight days.  Air. F. B., Wells has received tho  agency, for the .Blic-konsrlerfor typo-  wi'ilor, a wonderfully simple and compact machine, easy to learn and economical in use.  The C.P.K.. tug made; a special trip  down to the Halcyon Hot Springs, on  Saturday with Capt. Gori*. of the s. s.  Nakusp, who is suffering from a severe  attack of rheumatism, and Mrs. Gore.  Capt. Morris, the mining export for  the GoldfiolcU. of British Columbia  the new British company, sailed from  England on tho ISth. The company  owns a number of claims on tho north  fork of the Illecillew.iot.  Aline owners,- who . cles-re to have  llio'naines of their'claims insert eel in  Hie; B.C." Alining Directory, which is to  lie published,, monthly can olilain  forms t.������ Ull-up from the Editor of Tee  JlKItAI.0.., '     *  - -- - i  The hydiaiilie piping for the French  Creek Co.. Big Bend, has been shipped  from'Michigan. G: .T. Atkins. ,the  president, will be out Here to make  at rauge'ments for starting work on the  claim as soon as the navigation opens.  In future hotel proprietors, who wish  to have then- hotel arrivals inseited in  ���������TilB-lil3nAT_D.-ai_���������rc'ciui'Stoil���������to-have  them written out 'anil hafuled in to  this oflice/not later than nine a.m. on  "Wednesdays, and Saturdays.  Air. S. F. XV. Gainer has moved his  shop temporarily to his heiuse in tho  upper town. Air. W. Pool, who owns  the btiildins in which" Air. Gainer has  been located; intends lo put up .1 new  store, whieh-will occupv the entire  lot. .    *  '  An assay of black sand taken from  the* lov.er bank of the Saskatchewan,  at Edmonton, went S'-MS 50 to the ton  in cold and platinum (11 oz. 2 ilwt.  gold (a. $2'). .ind 3 o/. 2 dwt. platinum  <���������>'. Ji>l."j.) The* as^av was made hv Air.  AV. Pellew-Harvey, F.C.S., of Van-  ��������� cemver. i .  Air. 3.K  Donald, w  The llevelsteike. Trout Ij.-iki* anel  Big Bend Telephone* Bill p.is.*-ed tho  local legislature em Aleinilay.  Air. .1. B. Foster. e>f Vancouver, was  in town yesterday loeiking up a location for a hardwtii-e stole.  Dave Ferguson, Eel. Crockett, Cliff  Crockett .-ind S. Hill were passengers  I ot- Ferguson on Monday'*-, train.  Suckling Bros., real estate agents,  turned over S>2.1,()0() in Slocan City  property, in live days, last week, ill  Xelson. Hossl.'iritl, ami Sloc.'tti City.  Mr. I'. llnidsliiiw, formerly chief  clerk of IhoCIMt". freight oiii'co, left,  yesterelay for Kovelstoke to lake  charge of the- eiflice there.���������Vancouver  Xews-Advei fiser.  F. llolten went back to Ferguson on  Monday, after unking arrangements  lo get lumber hauled in to pl.t up a  building soil able for business purposes  on his lots there.  Air. Geo. Calelweill. (Doctor, an employe in Hie C.P.U. shops sustiiiiieil a  severe injury to his hand on Monday,  which necessitated ton stilches being  put in Lo close the wound.  Afi'ssrs. Cimimings itSp.u-ling intend  lo commence building their hotel at.  Ferguson on the lirst of next month.  Tho lumber is already em the ground.  .Messrs. Craig it Hillman will inn a  livery stable in connection with the.  hotel.  Air. Norman Luxtnn. of "Winnipeg,  is in town on business in connection  with the. publication of a railway  guide and gazetter, for the province*,  after lhe style of Waghorn's Guide,  issued in Winnipeg, which it is proposed le) publish -it Kossland.  Air. 1. 'J*. Brewster, who has given up  his position as station agent, is now.  aw.iy on a holiday trip to Vancouver.'  The "resignation will lake place from  the first of next iuont.li. Air. Brewster  intends to devote his lime to mining  business.       , ��������� ,  Air. AV. G. Birney, whose advertisement appears in another column, has  tins contract, for painting the Union  Hotel, and is .at work on the interior  now. As far its lie has gone the'result  is very artistic and pleasing, adding  gieatly to the appearance of this popular house.  As Air. AV. Al. Brown is in receipt of  inquiries regai ding the death of Airs.  ���������Mabel JJayward, alias Dick Tremaine,  which was reportoel lo have taken  place in a hath tub at Arrow Lake Hot  Spring, he wishes The Herald to  state that the occuarence did not take  place at the St. Leon Hot^ Springs, in  which lie is interested.  It is reported that the deal has been  put through, by which the Great  Northern has been disposed of ' to  Alessrs.jAIacpherson to- Snowden at a*  largo figure, practically cash down.  Work litis now ceased on the mipe until tho now owners make the first payment and take hold of the property on  'April 1st.  * Ch.ts. J. Anian has jusl. received a  fine* assortment of Iinglish tobaccos.  Egyptian* cigarettes, imported and  domestic cigar*-, etc., a complete stock  of stationery, a large assortment of  .Tap/iiiese, anil fancy goods, a now lot  of library books, a nice assortment of  views and photographs of Kootenay.  minim: and survey reports. Call and  ,-ee him ; opposite station.    . 2i  In answer to numerous inquiries The  11 KHALI) begs to stale that the-re*. i.s no  harness shop and no tinsmith's shop  in Revelstoke. that, being neither saddlers nor tir.iiniths, we cannot say  whether this should bo considered a  good point to start these industries or  not. and lastly that any saddler, tinsmith or oth.*r store-keeper or trades-  mat), wishing to open up h**re will  have to build, as theie are no stare.-* tea  rent.    -    -       -    - ,_ -  __  CORRESPONDENCE.  How Justice is Administered "at Donald.  To the EoiTon ok Tun IIishald :  Sin,���������For some limn past the citizens of this cotniiiiuiity have been  troubled by a fiend in human forin,  whose .sole aim in lile seems lo have  been to poison the harmless canines of  our town. After soniel hing over forty  (and some of I hem valuable) elogs have  been made away wit li. tho olVerider is  at, last brought lo justice _ A lino of  ten dollars is imposed em him anil hu  i.s again set free. Neiw the ratepayers  of Ibis place are paying for better protection than this, and if this is the.  w.-iy the law dealt, wilh such criminals,,  when can we expect to have a law-  abiding town.  Donald. Alarch 20. A. Loser.  .!���������!  1  ���������lC>  ID  _*__  cf*  ^_>H  B. VCbliS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Rev. J. A. Wood left on Monday for  Kamloops and will proceed down into  the Sinilkaineen vallev on an inspecting trip throuirh the .Methodist  missions before returninsr. It w.-is .in-  nounc-ed on Sunday tii.iE Rev. Air.  Savag" of Salmon Arm would fill the*  pulpit in the Alethodist c-hm-ch nf*xt  Sunday, but he has *e������nt word that he  cannot" come. Air. Wood expects to  get Rov. Alt*. Laielley, the* Aletliodi-t  pastor at Kamloops. to take- his place.  Alessrs. P. Smith and J. Cm lisle, of  the St. Leon Hot -Sprinirs. have re-ln-  rated tin* Dublin nnil fltia-e-i claim*,  staked by P. Smith anel J. Wright  last December. They have li-ii.trrli-d  lhe claim the Amazon arid l.e-em. J.  Wrisht having sold portions of P.  The London correspondent of the .Smith's interci-Us in" the oritrinal  Rossland Miner .-avs : There is a location", the matter is in lil iirntion.  rumor that the Horne-I'.iyne* synrli-j The* ledge crops up .ihout THO ynriU  cate i-> prepaiing something for the j from the tpiings ami is iron cappe-d,  public.    1,'nder its  auspices", anything   Surface assays  have  gone 71 "/.. in sil-  The Last Word on Incorporation.  To the EoiToit of Tin-: Hekai.ii:  Siii,���������You   will   kindly   allow    me  space in one of your columns of your  paper.   Now,  I am gl.icl  to see,.that  "Observer" hits got  those gentlemen  aroused from their slumber by hinting  to thorn about the Witter and Electric  Company, who are seeking incorporation and by so gel ting the  ceinveii'ers  of   the last meeting to express their  ideas for such ad vocation of the above  cause, but. Sir, would it nothave been  more honorable for those wire" pullers  to have got up in   that  last   meeting  and stated   plainly that their  idea, of  speedy incorporation was to steip such  company  from   rcceivintr   a  charter.  But   no, they, never   mooted  it and if  that is their main object for  boing  so  obdurate 'it   is   a poor paltry'oxemsc.  Why   did   not  those   gentlemen 'get  together  and   call   the  ratepayers to  public meetings before our representative   had   gone   to   his   duties'and ho  could have explained lo them all about  those  other    places  that are  getting  incorporation?     But.   Sir.   it    never  came   into   their   heads   to  come out"  publicly,   till   they* thought  that the  'ratepayers would "he ro])cd'in by wire,  pulling that would- he  in   their favor.'  Sir. they ha.ve not came forward with'  any argumenl.yet showing what disadvantages there would bo  in getting  inLo a municipality at first,; anel after-  waids* the   benefits   that/   would .lie?  derived   from   it   in   the near future.  Sir. I see by "Canadian'" that the uninvited guests were supposed, by his  argument, to have taken  up <lhe_ .sub:  je'ct and shew the"good and bad causes,  for incorporation.    But, Sir, to let the  public see that the   ratepayer s,did not  go   there   to   explain the far  shining  lights that thoy scciucil   to   see* at a  groat distance, hut not  having  brains  enough   to   collect   their   ideas,  they  could not explain  the object  of,."the  meeting,���������as   we   were    told   by   the  chairman that thoy   would  bring forward facts and figures.    But  we  have  not heard them ctune forward  with  ti  single .figuio - either   wayHyet;'"eiiily  trying to copy some figures"'from the  company which is now seeking  incorporation   anil   using    their   influence  wiul*.   the   ratep.-iyeiSi to shew   theni  what nr. awful stale of all'airs it seems  to   them, O'.'.t. their schemes  will   not  work   that   way.    I   am   sorry to see  that poor-single   i,"it������n.iyer  that  Ihey  have   corralled. , Poor    fellow,   if   he  follows their advice he will   never get  any more knowledge of the case.   Now  Sir, "'Canadian'" also states that soti.e  hael better take   Carter's   Little Liver  pills, but  Sir, if he  has   any common  wits  ahout  hint   I  would  advise him  to take a bottle of  Ceitl   Liver oil.    It  will as-ist hi*;  brains (o  some  extent.  I notict-d  an   -���������-ticle  on "Observer" in  the-Victoria Times.    The Times had  better take the   mote  out,  of  its  own  eye and look around   home.    Keen   us  away from such deplorable   municipal  affairs as exist in that part ot" E. C.   =s = ; =_���������-sJEaik���������Play. ���������.  [Correspondence on this subject  must now cease ils far as tho columns  of Thk Herald are concerned.]- Ed.  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots and  i Shoes,' Gents' ' Furnishings,,   Stationery,  .    Patent Medicines. Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  1 ���������-^-^v0. Agent for the Blickensderfer Typewriter o-v-���������������,  POST  OFFICE STORE,  > REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  THERE  HAS  BEEN  DBOP 'IN : PRICES-  OF :0ATS  AND  EASTERN  HAY,   OF WHICH  GET THE  .  .  OUR  CUSTOMERS WILL  ...FULL  FRESH eggs just  BENEFIT:..  COME  IN���������GOOD  VERY  LOW  PICKLED  PRICE. "  EGGS  OFFERED' AT ���������A ���������  _<feaiimmi,iui^j,.vir������������ai  SIBBALD & PEASE  OKDERS ;BY  MAIL' PROMPTLY  ATTENDED  TO.  concerning I"Siiti.-*h Ciilmiili'.i isliki-ly  lo be well received, if there is nnv-  tlting tan gi I ilu for subscribers to put  their money on  ver .mil Sli.'iO in gold. Tin- Juvenile  was "-t.iki'd by I). Hackney anil the  (Ji'lfast, by J.'Wright on the same*  ledge l.u-t D"C'ember.  AVe can conceive of no more honorable way of securing money than to  get it from a rialnr.il source, says the  Baker City Democrat. Our mountains  are full of mineral wealth, gold, silver,  copper, coal, iron and lead. The  value-, heretofore mineel aie but a drop  compared with the vast amount still  remaining. Capital is reejuiretl to  opr>n tlifsi* mini's; onrr- opon and pro-  elnetive. year ufU'i" year they will en-  i-ieh their owners, and iis a ptolltable  investment they are iucomp.ir.ibje  with any other "to h������ found. Select  some-thing which lias ,i n-asnnable  showing, sonn.'thintr worth th'*rxp'*nM'  c>f elevi'leipmeril, nii'l !lisl*-tiil of --iatt.-r-  ing your means in three, four <>v a doz-  t'li plnees- unless they are- ample to  develop nil���������ceinfin'1 them U> lhe deVel-  iipuit'lit of one ptoperty. The tnorej  sp"nt In proper eli-velopmen! the i  greate'r the value of the properly. I  Use_  Kootenay  T*/e only reliable remedy,  for Coiighs, Colds, and all  ���������    ��������� Diseases of the Lungs.-  Prepared only at    ." '. .  "ABETS DRUG STORE,  f27 Revelstoke Station  Application for Hotel License  Wc, (he Tinilcreirrnccl. inteind to upply. thirty  elays after clntc. to the stipendiary liititrisiratc  for ilio district of Went Kootenay for a hotel  liceuss at SVr-riison lor our hotel.  ,   -  '      ' A. C'JMMIN'GS.  March 17.1*5, . F. SPAltHNG.  TENDERS WANTED'  Sealetl tenders will bo received no to March  31st by lira. .Icfr"i and MeKcchnie for the  ERECTION  OF A  HOSPITAL1 ,  in.RevelafolCH ^Plans nnd specifleationa-tolbe  see-n at Dr j,TcKcebni;,'8 olllec. Lowc-il or any  tender nor. nece^-arily nccept"d. Tho contract  will be awarded tj local builders only.   20mr2t  NOTICE  As I intend Io leave town, owing to ill  health., about the 1st of March, 1 liereby  rcqucat that all debts due me* be settled before  that date, after which Ihey will be placed in  the hands cf a collector.  febl.'Itf "W. FLEMING.  C.  E.   SHAW  General Agent  Townsite  Mining   Broker and Insurance Agent.  Typewriting and Conveyancing.  Telephone No. 20  Cable address: tfhawe, Itovolstoko  Leave your orders for '      ' "  gread,    : :  ���������.' ^ Cakes,   ������������������:     :  Confectionery  CUMMINS & CO.  ''' ' The Pioneer  Store.  A   Full    Supply   of    Miners^ .Supplies  Always in Stock. ���������  '-'������������������:'. FERGUSON,   B.C.  With.....  '    A..  SMITH, :  Revelstoke Station  Harry. Edwards,^.  Taxidermist  Late with Grieve, of Winnipeg.  Deer Heads, Birds,T'Animals,  Etc., Preserved   and   Mounted.  Work Guaranteed^  i  Leavo Orders at the Iti:vi:r,STOKK HEnjLi)  Ovrici:.  .. 1 ,  13-nrlm      M^ail Orders a Specialty.:   ,  Just arrived, a choice lot of  Fresh       _ rrm  Gonfectionery  ....and Cigars  A cull and inspection solioited.  J. MORGAN,  One Door, East of the Columbia House  Shaving Parlor Hot and Cold Baths  SAM NEEDHAM  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  IN GOOD STYLE AT LOWEST PRICKS.   ^������   D0_6LAS  ST..   REVEL-STOKE  "Just Tell Them  That You  Saw  Me"   '  Anil had your timepiece! repaired  and     given   a   guarantee     for  one year.  (J.  P.  It. watch inspector and  '   repairer.  GUY   BARBER    VE arc showinK tho  finest line of Ramplea  yer. oll'ered for lho trade )������  Twce-ls. Twills, Venetians,  ejhoviots, Serges, etCr---'  How  ADOUt The Most  aSUlt ^ Ele^nt,Patterns  , -. In   trouscrir.Ks " over, .ex  hibited in tho eoiintry.   OvcrcoaiinRB���������correct  styles, fit and finish.  ,    -Prices Right  R.   S.   WILSON,,  Merchant Tailor;    -. < /' . ���������  Revelstoke, New Denver and Brandon  *     ,        '- . ,. - -  H1R CHUNG STORE  Dissolution op Partnership.  NOTICE  The partnership hitherto existing  between Leo Sing-and. Jim Hing,  Chinese grocers, Hip .Chung store,  Itevelstoke, will be dissolved from the  1st of-A'prilr^Le'e-Sitig-will continiie-  the business, anel has acquired the lot,  house.-anel the whole property.,. All  debts owing to'the store will* be payable to Lee Sing, and Jim Hing will ho  responsible for his own debts.  Revelstoke, March 6."  Im  FOR  A GOOD TURNOUT  Tri,EI*nONE THK     -  Revelstoke Livery Stable  lJraying   and  Delivery Work  attended to.  promptly.  M.. PETTIPIECE  <@  4i-  :m    .iJr'Jl.i.'jVaC  c_ "UWm  c^  Sole Agents for Ram LaFs Tea  Agents for the Victoria Giant  Powder Co.    Powder from 45  to 75 per cent.   Also Judson's  and Stump Powder  Caps and Fuse  ���������".-*'���������  Selling* off Remnants of Prints and Dress  Goods at Cost,  A Complete Stock of  HARDWARE.  i  And a Large Supply of  FRESH GROCERIES  always on hand  i ���������     .11  Full line of Miner's Supplies earned at  Trout Lake City.

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