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Array [fe  <_s_  ���������'uvu* Uh-(  <  VELS  ,> ���������*. ���������'  Published in Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert. Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts.  ~  ,     .                             .                              .          |                                 . >                        .-.-;-  Vol. I.  No  23.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL. 7, 1897.                          $2.00 a Year in Advance  Shoppin  by Letter  THE first thing wise people think of  when ordormg goods by mtiil Is tho  ._             _ &  rapacity for business of those thoy write ������*  to. Tho reputatlrn we enjoy for prompt- 'S.  ncas nuikos our Mail Ordor trudo forgo S'  ahead at a gratifying rate. vS-  Our Specialties -i���������������������������  " >  Groceries Dry Goods N  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars .   Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  - Dressmaking  Requests for nrico lists and samples  receive prompt attention..  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ...Calgary...,  ���������Sgggf  T.   L,.   HA1G  Sole Agent for -  ^eyeistoke  \>^ Townsite  . * .i      ,.  9  FIRE  MINING     -  AND LIFE' INSURANCE  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  *    BARR1STER-AT-LAW,  '" .SOLICITOR. '     ".  iMTOT  ..AND.NOTARY PUBLIC.   .  -������   *  FKICB :"'%.l'iii,h'iiilding, Tlcveistoko'.'B'.C.  "Watch.  Repairing^ >  Have moved niy workshop temporarily to my  residence1, opposite the  R.C.Chnrch', Revelstoke  Station. I nni prepared  to elo all kinds of watch  repairing, cleaning, etc.  I guarantee fco'od work  at lowest prices.  S. K W: GAINER,  High Grade Watch Specialist.  A1U  New Goods  Ladies' Shirt  Waists  Muslins  Prints  Dress Goods  Trimmings  The Largest and Most Com-  .  ,. plete Stock or DRY GOODS  in town at  Bourne Bros.  Dressmaking Department  under management of  Miss  Chase.  WALL PAPER  -   - is what wc want to talk to  you about, and we're gidng to talk about it till  we've convinced you that you o in buy your  Saper fromuu just HS"ch"������ply as you can send  own E ist for it ami pay ihe express All wo  askti4 ti chan-o to show you tho paper* we arc  selling for inc. 15c. 14 i, 15c u, roll and up Write  us for samples and prices.' ���������    -    ���������  THOMSON BROS.', BOOKSTORE,  ' - Cai.g..hy, amikrta. -  - -'*   ���������  ROBT-SAMSON  ;Li-- M\ ,:r "DEALER.in- I, ..������-'.,'"������..  CORD AND STOVE WOOD ,  *,V ' at lowo������t prices. ,  ' Draying of all kinds' promptly attended io.' Prices right. .  REVELSTOKE, B.C."  ���������Jf-R-t-H-U-L I _-.CO.,i  Successors to Hull Bros. & Co.,'  Butchors and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  . i   Beef, Pork. Ete.       '  KAMLOOPS  and   REVELSTOKE.  All orders In our line promptly filled.  A FRESH   CONSIGNMENT  b*F  GIGARS'  Hair  Vigors  and   Hair Tonics  -AUJ^MORGANIS,  Tonsorial Parlors.     **  Fresh Confectionery and Fruit always on hand  A RAILWAY POLICY.  Under the guise of an Act to authorize a loan of $2,500,000 for .the purpose  of aiding the construction of Railways  and other Public., Weirkt*,.a .very obvious attempt is being madu by, the  government to galvanize this corpse of  the British Pacific - scheme* into a renewal of existence.' The chief clause  in the act provides'.for ' a' grant of  $4000 a mile to he paid out' of tho loiin  to that portion "of the "Columbia"nnd  Western ^extending- from ' Boundary  Creek to Penticton, approximately 100  miles in length, to a ^railway from  Bute Inlet to Quesnelle, approximately 210! miles, and 'to a line from the  coast to Chilliwackr approximately 00  miles. Briefly this province is .being  asked to add another $2,500,000 to "its  present very considerable deht'ot five  millions tidd dollars.' and $75,000 a. ye)ir  to the $100,300 it is.- already . paying"  annually for interest, in order chiefly  to aid the construction of a large section of the British Pacific railway;  which already possesses a subsidy of  20,000 acres of limtl per mile. * Neit that  thejict is as explicit as.that. By ho"  means. The government have heard  there is a plitco called Quesnelle somewhere tip in Cariboo' and '������, happy  thought has struck, them that somebody iiniy.possilily think of building a  in 'there some day and if this is the  case, they.ywant to be. able tn give  these enterprising people $1000 a mile  to help them out. It is the same' way  with "the 'Columbia ,& Western." The  Hon. Minister of Finance has been  reading the recent report of his colleague the Minister "jJf Mines, and has  noticed that'the Boundary -Creek  section is a very - promising one..-He  would like to be able to aid any company public spirited enough to want  to connect that country with P.entic-  toii at the foot of Okanagan Lake. .Mr.  Hcinze, the charter of the. Columbia  & Western and-their '20,000 'acres of  land per mile had all slipped his memory when ho drew up this. Act, so  refreshing' in .its Arcadian simplicity.  In this cold and calculating age how.  'th'i������fnUngsthfB~delightfiil*^*irtnoc"encev  Rppe*nrs in.-i -Finance "Minister. '."HowJ  thoughtful and farsei'iiig is his ceaseless Watchfulness for the public benefit.  How -anxiously^'will- he watch the  newspapers in future,-'to- see if any  company is being organized to' carry  eit'it these cherished dreams and how  pleasant it will be -.in days to come  when these far reaching, schemes are  taking tangible form for hint to be  tilde to go to the promoters and say:  "Gentlemen, long before _ ever heard  of you, niy prescience * placed this province in a position-to be able to make  you a cash present of $4,000 for every  MORE LOTS  HAVE BEEN BLOCKED OUT IN THE  rcRstiso  - TOWNSITE  AND ARE NOW ON THE MARKET.  $iio  Inside, $160 Corner Lots._^^     i  Terms : ������ Cash, ������ three months, ������ six months, J nine months.  Co E. SHAW, General Agent, Revelstoke.  Application for Hotel License  Wc, the nndersigned, intend to apply, thirty  days after date.'to the stipendiary magistrate  for the di'trict ot West Kootenay for a hotel  license at Ferjuson lor our hotel.  .,  A. CUMMINGS.  March 17,13j F. SPARLING.  ' . T.  ABRIEL,  NAKUSP. B.C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter-^^P  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  For-information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Oreek, write at once and got particulars. 28mrtf  We do not  Pretends  to lie.leaders in making low  prices, but we challenge a  comparison of our goods to  those sold by any competitor,  feeling confident-, that the verdict, quality and finish will be  decidedly favorable to us.  Wilson, TailorJ  Opp. C P. R. water tank.  uiile'df roiid'yoTrintend to build.  Leaving, _, ho we ver.   these    pleasing  recreations  of *a .Finance Minister's  leisure  hours, and premising that in  the opinion" of the" Herald this province is not in any position to  borrow  any more money or in any necessity  nf  bonusing  any   more' railways   at  present, still if the government must  borrow more money anil must bonus  more  railways,   the  Herald ' would  like  to   point  out a tangible project,  which  has  not  as. yet received any  assistance  in the - shape  of  land  or  money from the   province and which  for a subsidy of $1,000 per mile would,  bring iu better returns to the country,"  at a less cost than "any of the* schemes  mentioned in the Act under consider-  ion.   This is. the Lardeau River railway, which has behind it the powerful  Lilloet, Fraser River and Cariboo Gold-  fields Co.. which will open up a district  second  to  none-in   Kootenay,  which, within a couple of months from  its completion, will be carrying ore for  a dozen shipping mine.; and within a  year for forty of fifty, which alone of  all-the railway schemes now  before  tbe  house  has' its   line located, aud  which is prepared, if granted  a subsidy, to give bonds to commence work  within 30 days and to push it right  through to completion.   There is not a  ^railway project, now  before the province more worthy, of assistance, or  which will give better returns for the  very small' subsidy, which   would be  required to assist it.  OXFORD WINS.  The  the  CUMMINS & CO.  The Pioneer 'Store.  A  Full    Supply   of    Miners'   Supplies  Always in Stock.  FERGUSON,   B. C.  University - Boat   Race   for  Eighth Time Running.  Pctnet, April 3.���������The 51th annual  boat race between crews representing  the universities of Oxford and Cambridge was rowed today over the usual  comrse-from Putney to Mortlake, a distance of 4������ miles. Oxford won by  barely two lengths in 19 minutes, 12  seconds. Oxford has now won 31 out  of the 54 races rowed, and has been the  winner eight years in succession.  REVELSTOKE DISTRICT."1  . - - -  Quartz Claims in the Famous Big Bend  ", Country.  (By Gold Commissioner Graham)  M'CUXLOCH  CREEK.  GROUND  HOG  '' ' HA SIN  ' This season the old time interest in  the Big Bond country was partially  revived on account of the location of  veins carrying free gold. Thirty-one  claims in this basin' were recorded  during the season, in "addition to ten  others located late in the fall of ISO'S.  AssessmiVnt work was done on'a few  of the claims; anel by all reports they  have improved as depth was attained.  Many of the claims in this basin have  been bonded to' English capitalists,,  particulars of which*aie more fully  setont later on.  " Orphan Boy Mining Co.���������The Orphan Boy mineral claim is situated on  McCulloch Creek, Big Bund district,,  nnd-lies south-east of the Lust Chance  placer claimV-about |(J5" miles north' of  Revelstoke.' .The company litis sunk a  shaft 45 feet., and run a drift -117' feet,',  the* face of tin: drift is in solid ore and  shows up a lend-10 feet in width. -The  estimated quantity of ore on the dump  how is 1,200. tons, average value ,-cif  which is calculated'at from $20 to. $25  .in gold per ton. . Thu company, ate em-  "ploying 9.men at the mine, at an average daily wage of $3, anil intend,' and  fiave iiiado arrangements, to vigorously pros.ecute the, work .with this  staff all winter. - , >",  ��������� Ole Bull, Rosebury, C. anel D., Big  Bend Bell}*, .O. K... Golden Hill anel  Golden Eagle.���������The above* claims have  been bonded* tc Messrs. Erbsloh and  Ferguson .of London, Englaud, the  representatives'of some English capitalists,; for, it very.'good figure; 5 per  cent, was piiid'down. and with the balance to be*paid by, the 1st November,  1807. "Mr." Ei'bsloh arid his associates  intend to push "development work as  soon as navigation opens, with a view  of t<*sting*the'properties. Two assays  from the Big^BencV Belle gave $42 nnd  $34 in gold;''-Development work -was*  done on six of'the'above claims, which  show a goo'd vein Ourryinc free gold.'  ' Beaver, Holy.Mhgnet. Seattle', Little  Lake. Bennett and Mammoth.���������The  above claims-arc* situate in Ground  Hog-Basin,"and are"bonded',to, tlie B.  ,C. ,^xpI6i*ntiori *(Co^,"of-*^ond9n,-.. JG'ng.-  lli ndrtOr "a i good"* roiiricT <sum'\-nnd'<"de-  velopnient-work will be pushed as soon  as supplies can begot in.   - ".,   .  - , '     FRENCH CREEK.' ��������� *'    -  '"Bella.. Golden ' Curry, "Eric, - Rose,  Pearl and Silver King.���������These claims  are*all free gold proposition, a'nd were  bondod this fall at very good, figures,  to Messrs.-McCalhun 'and- Potts, who  intend pushing the. "development, as  soon ns.the spring opens-up coinuiuni-  cntions.witlvtheiBig Bend.-.1  DOWNIE. CREEK���������KEYSTONE MOUNTAIN  Thirty-four,' claims''' were recorded  this year in'the vicinity of this mountain, which'lies about 5 miles'east of  Boyd's'Rancb, on the Columbia River,  and abqut.4'miles south of the mouth  of Dowhie.Creek. .".The claims on this  "mountain" are���������ccivered-with-an^-irpn-  cipping,* and" on two claims upon  whicih work was elone, assays were obtained, one 30}. mince silver. 02 per  cent. lead, and tin another of a trace of  gold, 41 ounces silver and 43J, per cent.  lead.. This is supposed to be ah* out-  cropping of the leads at the head of  Downie Creek, which rim in a northwesterly direction.  HEAD OE DeJWNIE CREEK.  In my report bust year. I madu men  Hon cf some, new discoveries at the  head of,the'north fork of tho Illec-ille-  waet, which turn out to beat the head  of the south- fork of Downie Creek.  These properties, numbering 21, have  turned out, to be fully equal to what  was-. e*xpec'ted. Mr. John Grant of  Detroit, Mich'., has bonded 10 of these,  and he is at present, in London, England/making necessary arrangements  te������ work them next year, while at the  present there are seven men up ������there  at work opening up two of the claims.  Twelve claims were recorded this year  in this vicinity,,"ind assessment work  was performed on seven claims.  , CARNES*CREEK.  Homes take".  Hard   Pan,' Aberdeen.  Roseburry, Salisbury, Arsenic and Im-  fierial.���������The above claims are owned  iy parties in Revelstoke, who have  done considerable' development work  on them.'. Assays made this year show  the quality of the ore as impioving  with depth, and running as high as $45  in gold,, besides in silver. Most of  these properties have been' bonded to  an English syndicate, and no doubt  will be opened up next spring. There  ai-e other claims owned by parties in  Seattle, which show up favorably with  development .work, and eight* clailns  were staked and recorded on this creek  this year. Carnes C.*eek has an advantage over many of the other claims  in the Big Bend, in that the distance  is only 28 miles from Revelstoke.  ., JORDAN CREEK.  Considerable'development work -has  been done on the claims on this'' creek;  they will doubtless be heard from next  summer..  "     NEAR REVELSTOKE.  Eariy in July this year quite an .excitement was" raised by discoveries  made on thu hill at the back of Revelstoke of rock carrying gold, where 10  claims were recorded as located on the  mountain', but'the 'excitement soon  died out, and little or no work was  done on any of them.  I would bug to ppint out that lack of  transportation    facilities  sj  far  has  acted as a detrinicnt to tho Big Bend  country. This season opened very  late, in fact the yiow was on., the  mountains till July, then came" the  Hoods, that practically cut olf all i-om-  mutiii'iitious wilh thu'Bend for about  5 weeks by trail. This could bo avoided by a steamboat running up as far  as Death Rapids, by which it would be.  an easy matter to transport ".applies  to the various * creeks flowing into  GoldetruiLtii,' that Hows from thu cast  into Columbia."above thu rapid, above  which point tire trails follow the  higher bencb.es. There is a possibility  ot a steamer being put on the Columbia-next season, to run above Ruvul-  ste)ke.  Considering the* excitement in tho  Rosslurid District, which has been tho  Mecca of all mining men, this section  has done fairly wull when the shortness of thu season is taken into consideration, and 1 have* every confidence  'in this suction. It. is but. a einostion of  a short time when it will be found that  tbe north end of West..Kootenay-is  equal, if not superior, to any part of  it. lint as before stated transportation  facilities are wanted for the rapid  opening up of this part of Kotitenay.  Thu section litis not even as yet been  nrospertud,   alluvial    diggings    alone*  having been tbe-principal thing looked  for by the*  placer  miner, for   whom  there is no fnseiiialio'i in tiuartz leads,  only in thu  small   particles  of  gold  burie>d  iu  the rivers  and- streams.���������  From the Report of the__Ministei' of  *������ ��������� *        . **        ^  Mines.    , _i        .  DONALD  A Close Call���������Mining Matters on Blue  Water - Creek���������Locals - and Personals  of Interest from the Railway Hub, ���������  From Our Own Correspondent.  Almost a serious accident occurred  here last week. The ��������� east and west  passenger trains. were crossing here  andvCar Repairer Parsons, in stepping  out of the way of thu westbound train  was - struck - by the eastbemnd train,  but fortunately - was tossed clear of  .both trains and ,'onlv slightly bruised,'  His oil can was crushed., -.'-,,  Snow is disappearing rapidly.'and  the ice in ^ thu river is beginning to  break up.1 Owing to thu heavy snow extending so -fai-. south of. Golden this'  year, very high water is expected,  Mrs. Spragge and daughter arrived  home- onMiiondny, after a lengthy  '.visit to friends in l'oronto.-  . Quite a number of children here have  been sick' with bronchitis and* lung  troubles, b'ut^kro now-getting better.*"  ' .The first, lot of- that large purchase  'of battle by Mr.' Burns arrived nn Sunday and was detainud by, snow sli'des  near Albert Canyon.     ���������   ���������."  Quite a party, among. whom are J.  H. McNulty. of Canmore, Dr. Lindsay,  of Calgary., W,' II. Fuhuer and ��������� Mir.  Disbrowe, of Banff, are* preparing^for  an extended trip into the Fort Stcelei  district with the .intention of becoming residents there.  A syndicat*-* operating in -the Fort  Steele district are negotiating thu purchase of tbe. Blue water' placer claims  nowhe.lcl by Donald parties.  ��������� ''Cassiar,",looking spick and span,  has been spending. a few days here.  It is reported-he is in the employ, of  the Horne-Payne company.  -Th"e~Cidies'"Aiii-society-wilHhold-?n  sale of their'fancy goods the end of  this month,���������anil winding the evening  up with a few dances.  'It is expected"!ho ilespntchers from  Donald will move into'their new cpiai-  ters at Revelstoke about the loth inst.  Three claims were recently staked  out on the north sidu of thu Blue water  I'ruek.  A-RAILWAY WAR.  IMMINENT  WEST  ON     THE      ROADS  OF   CHICAGO.   ���������  Waters of the Mississippi Continue to  Rise-*The Blockade of the Piraeus  About to Commence���������Democratic  Victory in Chicago.   ' *  ' '  (Special to the Herald.)  Chicago, April 7.���������The mayoralty  election resulted in a victory for thu  Democratic party, its candidate,  Carter Harrison, having more votes than"  all the other candidates together. ���������   - '���������  Athens, April 7.���������There is great ex ���������>  citemunthere over the  news   that a ���������  blockade of the   Piraeus is imminent,  but there are no disturbances. -*  Memphis, April 7.���������The feature of  the floods, which continue in,the Mississippi delta, is the gradual spread of  water over an area that hitherto was  never flooded, r All the country east of  the main line of the Yazoo and. Mississippi, valley road is flooded'and in many  places the 'water has gone over the  tracks filling the Yazoo .river. Thu  river Memphis is'stationary at pre-o  sent. ��������� ' '      ',." ' '���������-���������'���������"      "'  . Montreal, April 6.���������At  ii. meeting '  of the directors of!'thc*: Lachino'Hyd-'   -  ratilic & Land' Co.,-which uxp'cts  to-,  deliver  1500   horsei-power 'from " the---  Ltichine rapids in Montreal by-May 1,- t  it' was.- decided   to issue six per cent.-. -  ten  year  debentures .of one, million.,  dollars to the shareholders exchange-',.  able" within three years'for stock at . ,  oar. *,        ,--.-,  Chicago,) April 0. ���������The  .Western  rondsari* not so confident-of their sue-'  cess in, keeping, rates from, being de������-   -  moralized . as  they  were   some   time  ���������bark.  .There is only   a, small amount-  of business moving nnd nil of the roads-  are ivft_������r it keenly.'' There' is' ii 'growv  ing.despositioh' to get  the .business.  Bven"if so'tne"sacrifices have'to be made'  in order to obtain* it "-anil" unless that  situation clenrs upJ,within a short'time', '  it is-'-'iibout' certain 'that <some _of the*,  roads will be'cutting rates and that.a-  fight will be on all along the lines.'  THE NEW YORK  ID-  MARKET.  ILLECILLEWAET.  A Budget of Interesting News from this  Busy Mining; Camp.  From Our Own Correspondent.      ������  Illecillewaet, April (I.���������Slides are  the order of the day here, and they all  make straight for the C.P.R. Our two  bridge crews and section men have  been working night and'dny for six  days.  Mrs. Jansenins of Laurie, is visiting  friends in town. She has been quite  sick, but our Illecillewaet air und  Kociety arc working wonders toward  restortion of health.  The water was turned on the concentrator at Laurie yesterday. The  city is now illuminated by electricity  Ore from the Lanark mine is being  sent down now.  It is reported that R. J. Scott has  resigned his position as manager of  the store at Lau.iie. * "  - Walter Scott, J. P., is 'on a trip to  Revelstoke. , _  *  We are confidently looking for one  of the best summers in the history o*f  our town.  Report of. Illecillewaet public, school  for March :'  Depot tment���������Breta Peterson 100;  Agnes Blackberg 100; Nellie Marshall  00; Sandy McRae 98; Jessie Stewart  97; Johnnie Stewart 85; Manda Peterson 82: Fred Berger 81; Frank Berger  81. ' Class. work Breta Petei-son, 82;  Nellie Marshall, 82; Johnnie: Stewart  77; Frank Berger 74; Alice Berger 72;  Frank Peterson 70.  Today's Quotations in the   Metal Mar-'  -| '       '   '��������� ket.    . ',      -  '���������; New York, April 3.���������Bar Silver(ilj;-  Lead, $3.35.   * -   "   . *   ���������'.-  WILL BLOCK BUSINESS ,',"   "  Until the  Tariff Policy of'the  Govern-"  --        ���������tent is Dedared.  .  .  , -  ��������� Ottawa, April  G.��������� The- Commons ���������  otily sat for an hour today.   Quinn, of  Montreal,   introduced  a    bilirTviiich"^  prevents anyone charging more than  six per cent.'interestafter a bill Tails  due.   It was read a'first time.  The opposition in the House of Commons  have  carried  out their   threat  made recently not.to permit any government business to go on until such  time as a tariff bill is brought down.  The  Premier  moved   font  the  civil  service, siiperanuation   bill  be   tnkon '  pp.   There is no rule of the Housp tha  prevents the second reading of a hill  until it is publisheel in* French as well  as English.   The bill wns only  pub-'  lishcel in   English   and ' Mr. .Liirivier.������  who.represents Provencher, took advantage of this rule 'ind objected lo  going  on   with   the bill.   Sir Charles  Tupper and Mr. Foster supported him  and   the   result   was that the govern*  ment were compelled ,to adjourn the  House, without doing any business, as  none   of  the  other  government bills  were published.in French.  The C.P.R. aie extending their telegraph BPi'vice from New Denver to  Slocan City. Their new bout en  Slocan lake will also be launched short -  ly, and wharves are* now being built  along the lake. Slocan City, has a  bright future before it.  RIVER BANK PROTECTION.  At   Revelstoke   Before   the    Provincial  Legislature.  . \  -Vi<"*toria, April 6.���������A feature in the  house today wasa motion.of want of  confidence moved by Semlin in the  budget debate. Before the budget debate was resumed the speaker ruled  the motion out of order.'  Kellie took up the subject of the  damage done to Revelstoke by the  Columbia river floods and the necessity of dyking to save the townsite, as  Revelstoke, he claimed, would soon-  becoine an important city on account/  of its mining resources.  ,1  Revelstoke Mackcts.  II  t  Retail���������Oats $30 per ton; butter, tub.-  dairy 23c., cieamery 28c.; potatoes  $30 pei- ton; hay, timothy and clover.  $25 per ton; wild hay, $16; beef, by the  carcase, 8c.; "pork, by the carcase, 13c.;.  eggs, by the e:ase, 23c. per doz,: mutton, 15c; eggs, fresh. 2bc. per doz. Revelstoke  Herald  JOHN SON & -PJfiTl"IPI'BCM  Proprietors and Publishers  A Setni-Weokly Journal, published in tho  merest* ot Revelstoke and the surrounding  . istriot, Wednesdays and Saturdays, making  oseat connections with all trains.  , Advertising Kates : Display ads, St..10 por  column Inch, #2.00 por inch when Insortedon title)  page. Legal adn.. 12o pur (nonpareil) lino for  llrst Insertion ; 80 for eaoh additional Insertion.  Heading notices, Ifio per lino each issuo. Birth,  Marrisgo and Ik-nth notices, froo.  Subscription Hates: By mall or carrier, $2 00  per annum ;  91,2.1 for six months, slrlolly in  dvnni'o.  Our Job Department: Im* HmtAi.n Job  Department Is ono of the host equipped  printing ortloos in West ICootcnay, nnd is prepared to excoute all kinds of printing In llrst  clnss style at honest prices: Ono pi-loo to nil.  .So Job too largo���������none loo small���������for un. Mull  orders promptly attended to. Glvo us a trial  on your noxtoi dor.  To Correspondents: We invito oon-cspond-  enco un any mi I.loot of In'orest to tho gonural  public, and dcslro a rollnblo regular corros-  t.ondcnt in every locality surrounding  IlovclBtokc. liialluasos tho bona lltlo namo  uf the wrltnr imislacootiiriuiy manuscript, httt  i.ot neco'au'lly for publlcallon.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. All correspondence must bo losSbly  Writtouon onusido of the papor only.  2. Correspondence containing personal  matter must bo signed with the proper.naino  of the writer.  3. 'i orrospondencc with reforonce to any  thing that has appeared in itnothcr paper  must first bo offered for publication to that  ) apor before It can appear in X11K Heualu.  WEDNESDAY.     APRIL  7,      1S07.  CROW'S   NEST  A correspondent oi' the Globe  writing from Lethbridge c oucern-  ing itlio Crow's Neat railway project says some people out AVest  are asking "if, in tho interest of  the Doraiuion, it would not be  well to postpone the work until  tbe future of tho Kootenay country is established beyond per-  mlventure," aud suggests the possibility that Rossland may not  prove a place of permanence. "A  yenr hence," he says, "we shall  know more about the mines and  the chauces of their becoming permanent institutions." With this  view we do not, agree at nil, and  are inclined . to think very few  Westerners would be found "to  endorse it. The future of Kootenay if already established beyond a'doubt. The mineral wealth  of Southern British Columbia is  no longer a debatable c_uestioii.  AVhether Ro"island lasts or not has  little to do with the case. Our  'own impression is that it will go  on and flourish. But if it should  not do"so the proposed railway  will be none the less necessary.  The future of the Kootenay is not  bound un with Rossland, nor even  with Trail Creek. The mines of  Kootenay are already permanent  institutions, and the longer we delay in beliving it the longer pur  eastern merchants and Western  farmers will be prevented from  reaping;their share of the commerce that will -spring from this  great, new, *'profitable industry.  It is quite certain, we repeat with  the utmost deliberation, the  future of the Kootenay country  'is already established beyond per-  ad venture.���������Globe.  Mr. Robert .Fitzsimiiipus seems  to have. struck a gold mine in  Nevada. "Free milling," too;  The stocktaking at the Ontario  Legislature revealed ttireehundred  and uihe corkscrews. No wonder  the 'Ontario "'government' has a  pull.    The rumour is again revived  that Mr. William McGregor, M. P.  lor North Essex, is to be Devlined  into the collectorship of customs  at Windsor.  Lord Russell of Killowen, the  English chief .justice, in a person  of extraordinary energy. He got  through the business of York  a������sizes so exuickly that he had two  days to spare.' Then he hurried  up to London and cleared off two  or three cases that "had fallen  behind on the other judges' lists.  = Some members of the bar dropped  in to see the fun, and the chief  justice appealed to them for any  caset" he could-try,'as he said he  was "seeking for employment."  'He was offered a case from Mr.  Justice Cave's court, but was at  the same time informed that that  ��������� learned judgewould probably deal  .with it himself in the course of  the afternoon. ' Accordingly the  Lord chief justice declined to try  it, declaring that he did not want  to take the bread out of anybody  else's mouth. (Laugnter.) Finally,  however, two non-jury cases were  discovered in Mr.Justice Matthew's  list, and these Lord Russell proceeded to hear. If the chief  justice goes on at this rate, the  famous line in Hamlet about "the  .'law's! delay" will (be out of date.  NEWS NOTES.  It is now reported that the Newfoundland seal llshery is an almost  total failure.  In connection with the diamond  jubilee honours, a rumour is in circulation that Sir Charles Tupper will be  raised to the peerage. -  The statement in Truth that the  Duke of Leeds is to -succeed Lord  Aberdeen as Governor General of  Canada is denietl at the Colonial  oflice.  .Mr. .Shaiighnessy predicts that with  the Crow's Nest. Pass railway built,  the C. P. It. could supply coko to IJ. C.  smelters at rj"". per ton, against the  usual cost of $10.  There was a lively movement in  wheat in Manitoba last week when a  Northern Pacific li eight train loaded  with grain broke loose on a heavy  grade near Miami, and ran away for  nearly twenty: miles. No one wan  injured. v>  A pitt-tv of 10 members ot 'the.  Mounted Police, in charge of .Stall'  Sergeant. Davis, leaves on the (Sth prox  for the Vnkon to Mil thei places of tho  men at present in Unit district whose  lime of service has expired. Constables Broster and Bennett of '���������''"  Division are among the party.  As a consequence; of tlie. proposed  reeluction in the strength .of tlie North  West Mounted Police, it is rumoured  that Superintendents Cotton and  Moit'nlb and Inspectors Casey and  Williams will be retired. Inspector  McPherson is about to resign his  commission. ; All constables wishing  to do so, are at liberty to purchase  their discharge up to April l,"i.  Quito a large number of Americans  have arrived in Edmonton from Omaha  Nebraska, in connection with the proposed mining operations on the Saskatchewan river. The black sitiiel  wliich has hitherto been thought of  little or no value, is now believed to  contain a large quantity of gold, anrl  suitable machinery has" been provided.  Mr. II, Symons, Q. C, representing  Messrs. Evans <fc Co., the promoters  who propose' to build a "smelter and  refinery at Vancouver is in that cily.  Mr, Symons with Mr. Cargill, tho local  representative, int'ei viewed the council  at a special sitting, when thn details of  the proposition were considered. A  by-law will be voted on at on early  date.  A samplo'of coke recently made from  tho coal of the Crow's Nest Pass has  reached the C.P.R. olllces atMontrenl.  .Experts claim that is fully equal if not  superior to that made from Connells-  villc coal which is acknowledged to lie  first class. Mr. .Shaughiiossy, vice-  pre'sident of the C. P. It., claims that  with the Crow's Nest road built by  themselves, they will he able to supply  all the furnaces in British Columbia  with this coke at if~> a ton, as againsl, ii  cost of $1(1 nt present. At Client Pulls  cokv costs $11.01) n ton. With coke at  $5 per Ion in British Columbia. Mr.  Shaiighnessy thinks that a great deal  of the ore from the United Suites side  will be drought into Canada for treatment. '        i  A lively rate war is now on between  .the Canadian Pacific. Great Northern,  Northern Pacific and incidentally the  Grand Trunk Railway', for possession  of tbe passenger business into the  Kootenay district. The situation at  present-is that all lines tire now cutting  nn the western business. The Grand  Trunk nominally is not cutting, but  through connections with the Great  Northern,which it is claimed is doing  the cutting the result is the same.  The rates of the Canadian Pacilic have  been met by the oilier three* lines,ind  m some instances are lower thau rates  that have, heen granted. To pr-olee-D  its own business, the Canadian Pacific  is also cutting. The rate war has not  yet extended to other points in  Canadian territory, where the Grand  Trunk and the C. P. R. still have  friendly working arrangements.  The Winnipeg board of works has  recommended to the city council the  erection of a, rnorgit': and chapel at  Brookside*. cemetery to cost $"i.("iv).  .Lougbeed. the speedy Canadian bicycle rider is at present under the  care of David Schnter. in California.  His���������friends���������predicfr1tn'nrhe"iv"l rniaker  'the.champions hustle this season.  - It is stated that the Duke: of Kife.  who is a son-in-law of the Prince* of  Wales, will lie made a prince on the  occasion of the celebration of tbe diamond,jubilee.  The Orphan .Boy Company repudiates I0,("10 shares sold in Kossland Ia*-t  fall.by F. C. Whitney, then secretary,  and there is much indignation among  investors and mining men in conse-  c'uence.  Tho hill aiithorizinir the city of Ottawa to borrow .'3(5.').0"1 for iinpriu-in;/  the Waterworks system rind !*',">.,_lrf'i for  fire alarm apparatus*, has been p.'i>>������i'd  by the Private Hills Committee ot the  Ontario I.egislat un*.  It is confidently .staled that the Canadian Pacific Railway ollirials have;  determined lo huilel Miii'lting nnil re-  flnincr works in the Slocan at a e-nst eif  .$1.("'..),0|H). New Denver i.s mcntioncel  as the most central position.  Latest despatches from Havana report an engagement between the  Spanish troops and insurgents -it Cnb-  aze*das in which the Cubans were tie-  defeat eel anel Major* ("erier.il Riviern,  second in e-eitiimand to Gome:/, taken  prisoner and fatally wounded.  The hist niinilx������r of the Church  Evangelist contains the ariKwer of the  Archbishops of Canterbury and York  to' the apostolic letter of the Pope on  Rnglieii ordinations. This is.the most  important paper which has eminated  trom the English Church since Jewel's  famous apologia.  The Lord Mayor of finblin, in full  robes of qllice. attended at the bar (>f  (hi! House* of Commons last Monday in  order to'present 11 petition praying the  Common* to take* into consieleration  the financial relations between Great  Britain and Ireland and to re-dress the  state of affairs Whereby Ireland is  overtaxed.  The only telegraphic matter outside*  of our "special" Ottawa despatches,  which the World received tip. to I  o'clock this afternoon, was a story  from Cuba, unfinished, that is of  about as much interest to the general  public as nn essay in Sanscrit would  be a kloolc'hinon. and the report of a  dynamite; accident in the wilds of  Missouri,by which two individuals left  this transitoiy globe for other, and,  we hope, more permanent quarters  As this is an evening paper we shall  have to let our readers live in hope of  hearing from Crete tomorrow night.���������  Vancouver World.  A new steel bridge is being constructed at Niagara.  Two alien labour bills wore introduced in the House of Commons.  The Dominion franchise bill wits  introduced in the House of  Commons.  Eighteen olllcers of the Public  Works Department have been dismissed.  Pour hunch-oil'.colonists bound for  Canadian points reached Halifax on  Monday.  A bill to admit Hawaii as a stale  was introduced in the United States  congress.  .Mons. Merry Del Yiil was interviewed in��������� Now York on the school  settlement.  The Cretan situation was the subject  of a lively debate in.the British House  of Commons.  Senator Landry has returned from  Home: and gives some information regarding the papal  delegate's   missiein.  Ontario temperance people are divided regarding the new liec.ns'o bill,  some approving, others disapproving.  It Is generally behoved that the  United Slates senate Will pass the  arbitration treaty so amended as to he  worthless.  Mr. Laurier says the militia is considering thu subject of sending a N.  W. M. 1*. detachment to the Diamond  jubilee celebrations.  It is reported that a bicycle track  was built at Coolgardie, Australia, last  year at an expense* of $2,301), and that  the receipts of the first day's meet  amounted to .*j>2">,0iX).  Mr. Pat Burns, who lias a corner on  tho Kootenay meat trade, was in town  On Monday making arrangements for  purchasing shipments of beef .and  mutton'-'for .delivery durinp May.���������  Medicine Hat News.  A private letter, received tit. Ottawa,  by a professional friend I'rnin Dr., Al-  lingham, who operated in England on  Lieut. Governor Kirkpatrick. of Ontario states that there is no hope of  recovery and that bis life cannot long  be spared.  Kenneth McKcn/.ic, of-Winnipeg. is  out with 11 card iiniiotuicing 'himself a  candidate for 'Parliamentary honours  in Mucdonald constituency. He runs  as an Independent Liberal, and will  not abiele by the decision of tiny convention.  Bicycle enthusiasts are greatly  cheered by receipt of the news that  Mr. Gladstone, notwithstanding his  great age," has joined the ranks of the  wheelmen. He has written a friend  in London that lie. has iairly mastered  the '.machine.  Filzsiminor.s.'the champion pugilist,  says that because of his wife he is  going to fight no more. Wise man.  One. scene like that made by Mrs.  Fil-isimmnus at Carson Cii.y was  enough for even the toughs that patronize thu ring.  Owing to the chronic illness of  Archbishop Le.wis. metropolitan of  Canada, there is a growing feeling  among the anglican clergy of the  Ontario diocese in favour of electing :t  bishop coadjutor. The archbishop is  compelled to be in warmer climes during the greater part of the year and is  at present in Egypt. -  .  1''. S. Spence*, secretary of the Dominion Alliance, in an interview on the  license law bill now before the Ontario  legislature, .-is amended,"expressed the  opinion that speaking generally, the]  bill is a decidedly progressive measure |  of reform. The storm centre is now  shifted'to Ottawa. Mtich interest will  o'ttach to the plebiscite bill: of the  1 Dominion'Parliament.  The War Department has completed  its designation of troops to line the  streets and act as escort for the various  divisions of the royal jubilee procession  through 1/ondon. on June 22nd. 'i(),0<)0  soldiers and sailors will take -Dart and  they will be drawn proportionately  from all the military .stations ol Great  Britain. This single, feature*, of the  jubilee procession will cost SSSfW.G'X).  The following comprehensive notice  in the Saskatchewan Times shows how  el'fticult it sometimes is to avoid  breaking the law:_"l hereby notify all.  parties wnoliave or may have birtlis.  marriages or dc*alhs to register, that I  require them sent in ."it once other-  wi.-e f will be forced to proceed against  them according to law. John .Mair.  Resist rar birth-*, marriages and deaths  for Prince Albert West."  The* ������������������.liwnnt received at the Montreal  Scar office* lor the Famine Fund exceeds fifty thoiisand'"'rJoilars representing two hundred, thousand sub-  MTibt-rs, one hundred tbotisantl of  whom .in: se hool children, and nearly  one bunchcel thouaanel members eif  church congregations of all ti "(.'ils. It  ii doubtful if nny "olony ot any t-m-  pircevc-r sent. *-nt'b a rnesmagi* to the  people of a sister depp.iidoni-y in distress.    .  Report, here* lu>r> it. that an arrangc-  ni'-nl b.-l-s been piui-tii-ally ttmie- 10 !)���������:-  twe-cn''llie (iove-rnriit'iil. ami theC-in-  adian Pacific llailuay, bv which the  Canadian Pacific will huilil the' (Vow'*.  S'ct Pass Railway. The Ojovernnipnt  will be given gi eater control over th"  freight rates of the- main line. an������l will  take fro.11 the company n part of its  unsold land grant.���������Mclntre.-il Trade  Review.  It is reported that among the le.gj*.-  I.itivc intentions of the Government i-e  the introduction of ,1 bill to provide  for a second judge of the Exchequ'-'-r-  Court. French Canadians doing business with the court have often complained that Judge Burbidge could not  spe:ak French, and the bill will seek to  remedy that defect. The names nf  Mossrs. Lavergnc and Langelier, M.  P.*s, are mentioned as- Jikelv to be appointed to the new position.  The? synod of thn Pre?byt<-rian  church of England, at which it is proposed to arraign "Ian McLaren'" for-  li'rresy. will open at .Sunderland, on  on j\pril 20th. and will last ft week.  The reverend novelist has decided not  only that he w npt keep still, but  also to carry the war into-the enemy's  c.i;np by attending the synod and le-e--  Luring and preaching in the biggest  halls he: can ge;il in the north of Hng-  land. This vigorous policy rather-  frightened the woulel be heresy hunters, and (.here is some talk of mercifully ignoring "Inn McLaren's"  doctrinal  unsoundness.  This is the season of mud anel slush.  When the* spring poet begins Lo jl'nsh.  Of budding trees and sprouting grass  He snoitsandl.rayslikeadementedass.  Maud���������I d think Mr. Bashful is one  of the most original men I have ever  known,  Kthel���������Mow  so,  dear  "Mautl���������Why, the: other day we took  a. lonyr ramble In the forest and bo  'never once became, ponllcal.  A FREE AND EASY POEM.  1':"���������>"'  Mi'lhtiliitlil  Hull  I  Stunt' I line' would try  Ttt   write' 11  |������)i!in  gooel  (or Iwnl) ���������."���������  i   '' -t  r.mii   Millie fail '��������� .    '. .''  Or otlii'i' tiling of more til- less  Al'IIIUUil,    I    gtll'Ktt,  And tint illstit'ss  Myself  iihtiul  lho rhyini* or (low  in- ri'iisiiii. 01' rt.'ct or ini'tisiirv, but let licr  go, '  Now   I'tisl,   now  slow,  .lust eiisy  like-   In   her  own  wny,  Lolling   lie-i-  tin vi-.  sny. M  TlilrtiM-ti   Int-lit-s   to   lho   fool,   en-  more    /  Jf slit:. wiiiiis. nnil lot  lier. i-Ii.vnii'  At  nny   old   Hint:,      ��������� - 1  If   -ill!-   will.  Ami,  II' sin- won't, why,, wall  tinlll  Kht: dons; thou cmiilmslze  ,'Pln; rhyiiio. so nil will  .���������ocognlze  M'lml   It   Is  1110:1111   for  Ami whin  iny time:Wits spe-iil; for, '  ���������ti  M  \  I iltm't believe  In  ������li-lt-t pot-llc- "nik"*.  As elo Kotnt- stllT iii-oki.-il. si.-holn.stle: fon!-;.  Any rutin, limn   I  lu'llevt- a pretlv brook  Sltnnlil   In- rut  up und   in.-itlu  lo  look  Like:  it "tlltcli.    "  Which  Is often tiout',  II;- stunt- rlt.'li,  llu .   lu'iitlril. ' !  '"  ���������Mt'i-lt   lo   bo. ili'diilc'it,  Mem  Ul' ti  -/tin,  , V  No:   I "bi.||t<ri<   lu  lotting .  llt.'i- t:.i tihuig ' .  Ill   tl   slug-Ming,  l-'i-i-i-  ,-tii.l  t-nsy   wily,   nnil  gi'ttlng 1  Tin.  n-iil .iuluL- of lite grape  lulu  .-.liant',  !-V.  An : Iiiuti*' tu- so -  Ajii), o ,   t     .  I..' Iit-i'titi  It,  At:tl  now  I   have ilnno' It.  A .Vi:iv M'tissuin Sl������,i*y.'  Then: are 'possom  slorios and   'pos-  som sttifics, bul  tlio l'ollowinff has al  least   the  merit  of  being: new:'  A Geoi'f.l.in negro c-tuiglit two 'pos-  tr.ir..* la a trap, lie took them home,  pill tlic-ni In a^liltle pen. and gave it  :uu In th-* vlllase lh:u lie wulil 'have  llie fa test one for supper thai night,  He li'.-.'il 'ttloiio ir. a Pttle cabin on  the oiitslcli'is of the town.  - ,'i'v.i, beiys. bt'til 1)11. mischief, ovor-  her.nl him . boastln-j of tha 'possoms  an el resolved to play a ti'ick, on lit in.  They secroleel llienis'elVPs near' Ills  chin and saw him kill anil coolc  o:-p of his 'pofsuniH. "\Vlii*n lie* liael  rlacpil P. -brown nrel jit'c-y,, on the  Inb'.p. ho went out- deinrs .to Knt seitliei  wot el to r picnlsh I lie firp, which' gave  tl"* only llicht  tn  the rnoin.  Then one eif the boys, having pre-  vltirly setiit-Ptl tho live 'possum from  the pen 'in the yard, climbed In the  ivJnc'ov. took' the cooked 'possum  . fi" )*.i tfcp tabic nnd left the living one  In   Its   s'eail.  Tl"p old ppjT'-o cniue In sltiKlnc wilh  .-���������* .i'infill nf licliUvonel knots. He re>-  p'p-i'lie>il lite lire and thenisat down  to h:s re-titr.   .  In, tlio el'm rplitylie, i-p^clied for Hint  'P'-si'iim. .i"el - tlieii, with a yell, ho  Jtimijpcl   IiPck.  "T-.iv'. have mussvl" he* cried. "T  klllpt.1 liini. en: T cookeel.him. en T ttik  him up Flpninln'. en clar be sols ex  r.-ic}ie>l o-a lifn. win not a lui'r sin-re!  fill, T-awcl. d<*:- hc-'n lit" tor pit 'way  fu"i eli= nl'ic, en I'll iii-pfifh <]i������ jros-  l*pl  i-e linlnni'e cr my ilays!"      ��������� .     ���������  T^e-n. k������ri-i'"R* clo-se lo the wall, he  l-o-inheel the tin or* anel jumpptl out.  Onr", !i-������foro lie mnelc: for Hip wont],  le looked back, art] seelnjr the ..Ven-  sitm in IhP samp iiositicn on the table,  ho shook his.nst in its direction, say-  irn--:  "Ha:.', elar. you trray elovll���������you: Yo'  race/.'.aln''. no sobel ;; nohow!"���������j\.tlanta  Consl_llllllnn���������     -  -     -   - - - - -���������^  A CVnll.., If Int. -  .  Bobby���������Popper, what is the'-wlre nail  trust?  ilr. .Ferry��������� f tloa't know* ivliPtlier f  can explain it to you exactly. Porhaps  ynu hael betLer ask your mother. j\nd  also tell her, by the* wav, that yWiir  poor. father, said lit* hael been trustIjiit  .'i wire nail in act as a sur-nender button   for   the  past  three days.  Slilitlliitr lilm <)ir.  Olel Bales���������My son. you woul] not  to in derbt if you would pay.moro at-  ttittlnn to your minor1 expenses. "Re-  iri������)nber. It only takes one liuntl.e.i  '..-tits to make* a dollar.  l* Vounit Ilatps���������fJrt'nt heaveii.", gov-  erri.ir. you arc.-rii Rulnc lo start In to  tli'<f-i:������slnir the* c-tiiiitiK'' eiucstlon again,  eir..   vein?���������f*ln''!ni!.'itl Knn 111Wcr  Sam Needham ���������  Clothes Ci"-d"  w,u*"wo     Repaired  In Good Style at Jjowcst .Prices.  linrauAH Stiirkt '-- JIkvki.stoki-;  SDY BJ1RBER   ,_������______ Pr=aetieal  Watei.mar.Gr)  (J. P. R. Watch   Ix,spK<,"roii  ASI)    liKfAinKIl  Revelstoke  IjlviBny  Sale  " Pood  "^Stables  Draying-    and   Delivery   Work  a Specialty  J>EATjT"jIi   IJ,"    WOOD,  ETC.  JA. M. PETTIPIECE  'fclephono Connection at Central Hotel  FATHER PAT  One of the "Institutions" of Rossland���������  The  "Cowboy Parson."  If you go into any of tho hotels here,  says a ltosslantl correspondent, you  will see a notico stating that the Anglican Church service) is hold every  Sunday by "The Hev. XV. fl. Irwin,  M. A., Oxon," and that vou are very  welcome,' and afterwards, if you are  fortunate) enough to lie introduced to  his Iteverence, niintis his.'war paint,  you simply meet "Father Pal," 1111 Oxford "blue" of 'SO, and the roughest  football plaver in England at the tiinu  ���������now, as lie describes himself. "The  Cowboy Parson," and, faith, ho ills his  namo all right, lie says thu life in the  camp suite him till right, and there is  not tho slightest possible doubt but  that he suits the camp right down to  the bottom of tho lowest shaft. I f you  spell out bis name in full and give him  both his litlei., as I always fell inclined to, you linvu the parson mini as  we know him. Thorn are a,good many  persons here at this season who would  liave had a very much harder time of  it if it Iiiul not, been for tho kindly  hand of "Father Pat." lie went over  to Greenwood, 100 miles away, tn hold  service last week and walked most of  the distance. To Trail and back, II  miles, considering the snow and the  climbing, is more than enough for me.  I could toll you a good eleab about the  hospital here, managed by the Sisters  of St. Joseph, also something concerning ltossland neuralgia, but if you  come o'u't'iuid stay you will likelylearn  a good deal in lhat line yourself. The  hospital is the: nearest'iippioach to  home in the camp, and the Sisters are  kindness itself. Dr. Bowesj the Medical Health Olllcer, certifies to .the general good health of the camp lit ine-  sent, but the new council will have to  rush matters bufore the warm weather  cotiies, or else the hospital people are  likely to have rather more woi k than  they.can attend-1 o.  While Kossland is, barrhigoiio building, an entirely wooden city, the* brick  anil stone* period must begin very  shortly. Won't some enterprising eastern builders como out and start inj' 1  saw a carload of brick for use at the  Trail smelter that hail been hauled up  all the' way from Spokane and sent  round this way, and 1 am told that excellent brick can be made to good advantage bete if only the light men  take the matter up.  ,A writ claiming $10,(X)0 damages has  been issued against the Dominion  Government on behalf of I-'x-Guarel  Appleton for alleged wrongful  dismissal from Kingston penitentiary.  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  Free bus 111 till trains.   .  , Comfortable   unci   first-class   in  every, respect.  Hates:   $1.00 ami .$1.50 ii'ilay.  GIBBONS to BLAXC11F11<*LD,  '     t'20-ti' Proprietors.  Go to Tappinc's  Building for ���������  a        No. 1 Oats    -      ���������  ^jla    Chop   Feed     ���������  g       Creamepy Buttep  Fresh   Eg-g-s,  Etc,  All iiriliirn by until lire cnrcftilly  iit.ii.eloel but bottom prices.  J. McCALLUlVZ. Rovolatoko Stn.  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies ___  JTAY.IIninlhv ntul prairie; OAT.<,  irPa'iv-VM'1;;, ���������;'���������-������������������������������.   ItUTTKl*.  1'ISH, HAMS, 11ACON, Kto���������  FRCM i\ELI.Y BPtGTI*ps  UecoSlrnol HAXDON  '8  5  IMPERIAL BANK  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     ���������   SS,S63,600  Reserve    -   -   -   '-    1,156,800  Directors  li. S. Howland, Presitli-iit ���������  T.R.Merntt��������� Vice Pres., (St.CaLharines)  William llamsay, Kobert Jafiray,  Hugh Ily.'in,   T. Sutherland Slayner,  D. H. Wilkic*. General Mtuiager."  Branohes  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la    ���������*.  Prairie  Prince Albert  Ontario      _  Vancouvei  Winnipeg  Itevelstoke  Extraota'from JMInhif. I.Viwb of Ilrltiuh Coliiiiibla;  1. Any perron over IS yenrs.' of uko or tiny  joititHtouk eiompnuy. or foi't-'Uti eoinpiu'.y, cun  obtain ti fi-oti inin-ji-'s corlillvutu, for.;.onu or  more yours, payln-i ������ I'oo of S3.C0 for cuob year.  2. A fi'tici nili^ur 01111 al nny llnio obtain n  cortiilcatocomnicnuin't to run ������t tlio exiiiiullon  of his then ex is'inn curlillt:tito, by imyini; lho  rugular fco nnel. pi'oiliiitin_; sitoh o.*:lutinK  cei-lilictito.  ,'t. A freo miner's cerlilliifito Is'-not transferable.  I. jVny pei-i-on or .joint Block coiupiinv,  n'.iuinK eir working un li mliic-i'iil cliiini  without h.-ivliii; mken out a, free iiiinoi't)  t-iiriille-nte, 'n linbli* lo pity tl penalty not  oxoeetlini; ������'?.'>, iieitl costs.  .). No poreon, or joint slock company,  enh holtl nny l-iuht "or. inteiroRt to or in nny  mineral claim, unloso he or it shall havo ti freo  miner's certillcato iinc.\]iircil.  Sliouldtiny oo-oirncr fnil to kooji up his freo  mlnnr'H cerlillcatc, his intc-rost becomeu vc'uteiil  in his co-ownore.  A ahnroholelcr in a joint stock company noed  not bo a free miner.  0. A free miner,elurins; Ihnconl'ntipiii-ei ot '  his certificate:, but no'lonKi'r,) hoa the i-iRhl.to  tintor, locate, prospect .ami  hilnpUpon'..nn'r  wuste lttntls of tho Orowa, for all   niinuiiil.i  other ihtincnal.  7. A frco miner may hold not inc'ei than ono  mineral claim on Ihu sumo vein or lode-,  except by purohaso.  8. A frees minor inuy kill .mmc for his own '  1IEO while iirospoctiuif or ininIujr.  '.������������������VII.. A froo minor ahull hnvc nil the rifjlita nml .  privileges Rriiuled   to   ftec   minurs   by   tho  Vl'lncer WinitlK Act." .   " - .  10 A frco miner's intt:vi:������t. in hi? mineral  claim-rsnvo'nB locla'ms held its rcul cstoto--  i j aclinttcllntci-c'dt.  I.OCATINCl   .MI.V)-|l.lt. CCAIMS.  1, A liiinot-al claim iiiiihI nit "e-xcocd 1.J0O  fust in lciiKth by 1,,-illO foci In .breadth.  2. jMI angles must bo rffrht nn-clt-a."  ,1. Tho rIii'iii nuipl bo nuirkoil by two Ii*K'i  posts, iiiiinbL'rcit..''l and 2, pl'ceel as nearly  i*i< possible on tho tiuo of thel lodo or  vein, nnd not moro than r,?Ce) foot tiptn-t.  I. A lotriil post, ni-irki'el '-Wiscovory 'I'tiif  muFt also be placed on the lodo - wltoro it wa  discovered.  S. Tho linn from 1 to 2'must In) dinline-.l! '  ninrkpd by b.ii/.iiiK trcct, cutilitK undcrbtusl,  or plaiitinvr posts.   -  - -  "io. rj-catloriB ruiiilo onf tiitday. or. nny. public  holiday, arc not for that, reason jtivallil.  Kssex Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborno   Toronto  Gait lint Portage       Welland  Tngersoll ' Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines j  Agents in Great Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,. London,  with whom, money may bo'deposited  for transfer* by letter or cable to /  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; " Chicago, .First National  JBank;=. St. J?aul, Second-National-Bank-  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 iinel upwards received ar.il  interest allowed:   ..  Debenture's ��������� Provincial, Municipal  nnd'othcr debentures purchased.  ��������� Drafts nml Letters of Credit���������Available "at all points in Canada, Uuitecl  Kingdom, United Stales, ICtiropi*,  India, China, Japan, Australia,'New  Zealand, etc ��������� .  Gold  Purchased.  A. K,. B. HE ARN.  ������      ��������� Manager* Revelstolte Branch.  THE MO-SONS BAtiK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament. ISM '  Frank Julian  Dealer in  First Class  DRY WOOD  All orders lei'l; with Mr. IL N.  Coursier will reopivo my prompt  and enrol ul attention.  ,Apy.ODe Bequiripg _-_  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W. Fleming  Than youc.'in iiiVore! to  steal it .-iiul take the  chances of being caught  Draying  KSpee'alty  -e6rj_;P**iice3..  Paid up Capital  Rest Fuijd   ���������,   ���������  Head Offlee-  $2,000,QCO  -    1,375,000  -Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  John II. R. Molson, President  S.-'H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Arehbald  Samuel Finley    W.M.Macphcrson  3. P. Cleghorn  F. Wolfcrstan Thomas, Gen. Mauagpj  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  Tho bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals,firms,  hankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  English unci American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rate:..  BRANCHES  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetor* and Buiidep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  . fflrn.. -Terms  Cnsh  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Out.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  Ottawa, Opt.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont:  Toron toJnnc'n.Onl  Trenton," Ont.- -  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  St. Branch.  Mprrisburg.Ont.  Norwich. Ont.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C  McGregor Mgr  WIXKIPKO KIlANCll  T. a. Phepoe, 37axiaeor  C.JVI.WOOD^OHTH  M. A..   L'_. B.  Notary, Conveyancer, Etc. *  Mines anel Ileal Estate. -  Slccan CiTif     -     -     British Comi������i:ja.  TI^E Cc\RD m.  To take effect on Wcdncsdor, November 23  lSij.   Trainsrun on Pacilic Standard Time.  GOING WEST DAILY GOIXO EAST  liS1!-?'" I,0,JJ0���������u-K!"!T'"-i- ��������� Arrive330pm  ?"?rSU, ������������������ ���������������������������i"u������li I-'eirk... ������������������ 3:1.-, p m  (���������-jfinm ....Sprouio'9....   '���������      2:1.1pm  .Rm?!" - Whitewater...   ������������������      2:0) pm  n-?H?, ���������-Boar Lake...   ������      y.isZm  S:Js?^        ..   ���������������������������" "'IcGn���������an....    ������      1.33 pm  ":Sj"  Baile;-,,     ������������������      J:_l p ���������,  !nSBm. - ������������������������������������ ""notion.... ������������������ 1:12pm  I0:5u am Arrive Bondon LcareltlO p in  For rnte3  and   information opplv-   at   tbs)  Company 'a olllces.  IJ.AV.BP.YAN.  ROBT. IP.VIKG.. Snpt. acd Asst. Treaa..  Traffic liana AR'UANENT  THE DEBATE ON THE SPEECH  STILL CONTINUES  MR. FlTZPATRICK'S POSITION  NINETEEN WORE HEADS OFF  FLOODS   AND   DESOLATION  Don   Shepard   Will go to South Africa I THOUSANDS   OF   PEOPLE   ARE  *-* .       .1.1.    a '._     a   T������:_ c������     , t tr_7~r   unMD! ccc  The Diamond Jubilee Regiment��������� Horse  Racing for Gambling Purposes is  Illegal���������Election Work in Champlain���������Manitoba   Leadership���������Killed  Ottawa. March UL���������Hon. Mr. Tiirlo  in the House of Commons last night  read a petition to the Pope which he  and 15 others Iinel signed. t read.-:  "To His Holiness, Leo -Mil. /lost  Holy Katlier.���������Wc, the undersigned  members of the Semite and members  of the House of Commons of Caiiiiilrt.  and representing therein the Iaberal  party, present ourselves before your  Holiness as respectful and devoted  children of the Holy Church lo complain of tbe existence of a stale ol  things which, if allowed to continue,  might bo extremely dangerous to the  constitutional liberties of this country  as well as to tho interests oi the  Church itself." It then goes on to  take the Bishops to task lor hems too  conservative. , .,  Hon. Mr. I'it'/.pii trick, resuming the  debate on tho address, de: lined ma  course with regard to the schoeil e.ut's-  tion. Ilo said that he had signed the*  pledge ol the Bishops because he could  not net into Parliament without signing it. He was ready to fulfil it when  he was Hiked to do so. Persouallv he.  was in favour of the Manitoba, Catholics getting every right they were entitled to. He did not ask the minority  to accept lhe settlement as lin.il.  Thev were to take it as the first instalment, of justice and look to Mr.  Groen'wny for more.. ' * - '.-���������-'  ' The Government 'has arranged that  the diamond jubilee regiment will  leave on the 1st of June for Liverpool.  Sir Oliver Mowat introduced a lull  in the .Senate today to make continuous horse i.icins for vamblitig purposes' illegal.  CHAMPLAIN ELECTION. .- ���������_  ��������� Tn itEK 'Rivers, March 81. ��������� The'  flection campaign in Champlain is  one of the fiercest ever known. I ro-  -luinent .members of the local and federal houses are here in the mrorcst ot  their respective parties, and both lay  and clerical agencies : aro at, w*orl-*.  ���������yesterdav at St. Stio-a number of the  provincial police" were -present" nn������  more arc expected to be present at bt.  Genevieve todav.' where tho nounn-  . niton is to take place.* Both sides .ire*  confident of victoiy. .  MAN1TOI1A LEAnEIlSHir.  WiNxirKG.  Meircli 31.-Hngh .John  Macdonalil wtis formcijy tendered the  ' leadership  of   the Opposition in  the  local Legislature today and bus nccep-  ,CMark  Harrison, a .brakeman on the  C. P. R.. was killed early tins morning  at    Mctiiegor    station,  passed over his body.   -  as Canada's Agent���������A Big Scranv  ble for Lieutenant Governorships���������  Jameson    Nominated  for  Winnipeg  O'lTAWV, April 2.���������The debate on  the speech fieun the throne continued  yesterdav in both houses of Parliament. Member followed member on  both sides and (.he discussion wits for  tho most part a little lint. It was the  school eitiestleni and the mission to  Rome again, and protests of the  French members against clerical inter-  lerence in civil matters was one of tbe  features of the titty's proceedings.  It was reported last night that 10  employees of the Post Ofllcc Department got their walking tickets yesterday.  The Government, papers are now  privileged to run firm the announcement of few weeks ago that Don  Shepard, of Toronto Saturday Night,  is going to .Soul li Africa as commercial agent for Canada.  There is a scramble* for Lieutenant  Governorships going on among the  Liberal politicians somewhat in advance of vacancies. It is said that  Speaker Pelletier of tin* Senate litis  about' established bis claim for the  Lieutenant Governorship of Quebec.  The stuffy that Chapleau is to be reappointed was denounced last night as  a Tory rumour.  Tho claims of Sir Henri .Toly for the  Lieutenant Governorship ������f the North  West Territories" tire being advanced  by Chouuette. If his efforts prove successful "it is probable - that Mr.Cbo-  quelte may realize his hope of succeeding Sir. H'enri in tho Inland Revenue  Department. , -  T      \ .  , , :  JAMESON NOMINATED.  ���������Winnipeg,' -April' '2..��������� Ex-Mayor  Jameson was nominated last night by  the Liberals to contest Winnipeg in  the approaching election for the Federal Parliament. *  FORT STEELE  NEWS  Three   cars  LEFT  HOMELESS  Three Hundred Towns Submerged and  Desolation Reigns Supreme ���������A  Waste of Waters Surround Grenvillc  on Every Side���������Tracks Washed Out.  Gkenville, Missouri, April 2.���������  Ten thousand people today are homeless in thu Hood district. Three hundred  towns and cities are submerged and  desolation reigns over this lovely  valley. A dismal waste of waters now  coxers Sugar county on every side of  Crenvilli', and the city is today a  desolated island connected with the  outside world by one lone slender  thread, a telegraph line. Water from  th mouth of lhe Crevasse River is  within half a mile of the city on the  north, from Lake Crevasse it. is one  mile south, and eastward Black  Bayou, Deep Breck and Fish Lake are  all out of their banks and rapidly  filling up the country. Railroad communication is cutoff with the north  and .south, and the tracks ot the Valley  Road and Southern Road are washed  away in places for a distance of  over '200 yards.  THE   MACEDONIA   FRONTIER  OPPOSITION   TO   OBSTRUCT  Sir Charles "Will 'Hinder' Legislation  Till Laurier De-ares Himself on the  Tariff ��������� Trouble in " the "Senate"���������  To   Get  Justice   for 'the . Minority.  Ottawa, April'l.-Thc debate on  the address was continued, bub not  concluded yesterelay. Clarke W.i.l ice  had some remarks to offer in repl> tej  Fit/.patrick and Tarte*. who waved  ���������eloquent yesterday on the visit of the  Papal ablegate-. .-' The'.' member for  AVest York questioned the ac-curae-y c,  the statement, that; Mgr. Del ^\ .ils  visit was to elo with lhe conduct of the  Bishops. It was plain that the Pope *  intervention han been invoked to  secure more " conces-ions tor the*  Roman Catholics than the Province of  Manitoba was willing to give them.  "Wires would be laid and bye and bye it  ��������� * Oiai'ke  a mi  Delay Senator Ferguson declared that  , was a dangerous thing to substitute  provincial  lor a fe.iur.il   franchise.  it was proposed that the Parliament  Canada was tojdelegate.its powers  ���������nine'' would be" sprung  Wallace condemned the Government  ���������severely for its connection with the  ���������scheme to bring*) Papal inf iience to  hear upon free legislative bodies in  Canada.      ' ... ���������       i  ��������� - There is trouble, brewing in tlie  Senate for the* Government s 1; ranchi <i*  Bill. *Yesterdav.Sir Mackenzie Bo well  turned his guns' upon the* propositi"!.  to revert to tbe local lr/mchlse     tod  it  pr  -Kit  over the federal francinse to the  Piovmcitil Legislatures then- the  members of the Senate would have  to oppose the bill. He would never  consent tn allow the federal franchise*  to be tinkered at by any local  Legislature. ��������� ,   ,   ,     .  . ,  Sir Chuiles Tupper stated tonight  that the policy of the Opposition  would be to prevent any Government  legislation going on -until such time as  the Tariff Bill was brought clown. If  tbe Government insisted in going on  with the Franchise Bill the Opposition  wouldiesistit. The evident object of  this course is to get a tariff announcement out of the Government sons to  use it in the. provincial elections in  "Nova Scotia. ,    Senator Landry, who came over  from Rome with Mgr. Del Val, says  the latter's mission has nothing whatever" to do with the conduct of tne  bishops. Mgr. Del Vals mission was  to assist in getting justice to tile  minority.   , .  The Ottawa coircspondeut ot tliev  Winnipeg Tribune says: "With  regard to the Winnipeg election 1  have talked" to members' of the  Government who would all like to see  Isaac Campbell become lho Liberal  candidate. Failing him the Government distinctly declare they have no  lireferouci', and that the Liberals of  - Winnipeg must settle themselves who  the candidate shall be. Any one  fleeted by the. convention will be perfectly acceptable to tho Government.  Sir W C. Van Home is here anel  A Map of East Kootenay���������Weekly Mail  Service���������How to Reach Steele.  From our own Correspondent.  .Fort > Steele.    March ���������." 25.���������Mr.  McVittie,.P...L. S., C..E., is'now engaged   in" drafting  'a   map' of East  kootenay. showing nll.-niinmg camps  and locations.','An eastern ' firm will  print the map's "iind place, them shortly  on the market) .       ,,-..��������� ;���������  -    . .sale o'v r'norEiitiES.  Over flflv properties have changed  hands Intel}',, thu figures 'amounting'  tp some sixty thousand dollar*,'which  is by no means a bad showing for a  country   which    was    comparatively  unknown in ISt'ii.    A list of properties  sold will he furnished ne'xt week. '-  MAIL SERVICE.    ���������     .      '  Fort Steele now hits a weekly mail  sei vice with Golden, and is shortly to  have: a bi-weekly .stage' passenger  service. ...  We have hopes of a bi-weekly mail  service with Jennings and Kalispiel on  the Great Northern Railway. .    ..  IMI'liOVEU, NAVIGATION.  /Mr." Hewitt Bostock, M. P., has  promised to elo all in his power to have  the navigation of tbe Kootenay river  improved which.will greatly, help,Fort  Steele to'compete on more/even terms  wilh the West .Kootenay and other  mining camps. ,  ��������� Captain'Armstrong, manager of the  Upper Jvootcnay Navigation Co.. has  promised", daily boat service between  Furt Steele and'Jennings on the Great  Northern Railway. Boats will begin  to run about April 20.  '     '.'HOW TO KEACII  STEELE   '  "From Golden���������Fort Steele, headquarters for the East Kootenay  Mining District, is to be reached from  Golden on the C. P. R., by a weekly  mail coach. This will after April 20  be improved- by a bi-weekly river and  stage service. .  Prom Jennings���������Fort Steele can.also  be reached' from Jennings on ' the  Great Northern Railway by frequent  teams which run - between the two  places?���������Livery-rigs-can-be hired-atfa-  roasonablc rate. From April 20 on  there will be a daily river service, to  Fort Steele as a great influx of people  is expected this coming summer.  Crossed by the. Greek Insurgents on  Tuesday���������The Situation Critical���������  Strong Efforts Made to Prevent a  a War���������Greeks , Have   War   Fever  CoxSTANTiNoi'LE. "March 81.���������If the  reports just; received from the Turkish  headquarters are correct, fighting has  already occurred on the Turkish side  of the frontier of Macedonia. It is  said that the. Greek insurgent chieftain  Alexis Tate crossed' the frontier on  Tuesday last.  . The situation is about as critical as  it can be and it is difficult to see how a  war between Greece and Turkey can  be averted.. Strong efforts in that  direction are still being made but it is  rumoured that King George has sent a  message to the Czar saying that it was  impossible to recall the Greek troops  from Thessaly. Iii view ot the excited  state of ' the* public mind it is believed that even tbe annexation of the  Island of Crete would .now fail to satisfy the Greeks. They tire so imbued  with the-war fever that nothing short  of blood letting will cure them.  Interesting  e _ %  a  The hair of  the ancient  Peruvians..  I anadian  \   Pacific R\)  SOO PACIFIC LINE  The  ADMIRALS'COUNCIL  The ' Powers' Agree "'to   Blockade'the  Port of Athens,  London*, April 2.���������A despatch from  a Vienna correspondent'says: A council of Admirals was held yesterelay to  determine whether and where the  Port ot Athens should ��������� be blockaded.  All the powers now consent to that  proposition, though nothing has  been decided on with respect to the  blockade of any,- other of the Greek  ports. ,     ���������, -     -   -      -   ,~ ���������   ���������  It is no secret' that' King George  formally stated to the powers that a  declaration of war against Turkey will  follow 'immediately on 'the 'extension  uf the  blockade to the Greek coast.  CRETAN, INSURGENTS  THE' MELANCHOLY DAYS-  Tho nu-l.'inclioly .dtiys  has come��������� _  Mlm i .ltd. ihey   it.ts-V "i'nln'i *,o;  .,      .. I'd'   I'Vl'l'VlVllLTt' ,  ���������   ���������    Tli..re's   suuictlilu".  fair,,      -  And u.iiiiiny liruu/et,. blow.  Is  iiioliinclioiy   days   the   Mud  When   Koltl -tintl  crlitivjii , tree*.      >  . Set softly  down .   . -  , An  uiitiimn  cronn .    v-,,.  On  every 'pttsslii', breezeV ..        :  Is melancholy tluya the Und    "  " *  .   That  htt-ei's  Ir.lu Iii_.bt7  When   puiil'lu   plc-i*.  , J.ooI.k  to  the-  bklcs  In open fared dellKhiv  Air lui-iii   lhe* meliiiii-holy days  .  W_c,'u-'bi'tii'e   ribs,   erl>.|) und    browi,  J 1st  strike  you   where  Vine  foeilu's  air,  And lit you like a c-ruivnV  Who  says  they're  inc'Itiiic-holy clay*  When   eltli-i'-j   m-tilii'   hard;  And you Llu tell ,    . .  .list  by tin.* hinoll  Them's  doughnuts  in  the   lard:  What's ' mcItiiicUoly  in  the  days  When   mince   tiles,   ulco   and   hot,  I  And jitlc-y,  too,  j\1i- hoggin' you'  To  cud' 'em   on  the spot?.,. .       \  la these the melancholy days  "Whoa   lu-.ireii   comi's   hole   bolowl       ,  JPciiiIniy Jane! '   ,  '  It's-nlislity plain      **   ,.' "���������,"���������  That poet didn't Know. *>*  Shelled   by   the   Warships   and Driven  from Their Position.  Canea, Creete,, March 31.���������The insurgents by a bold stroke occupied the  hill on the south side of Suda Bay last  evening. They were promptly shelled  by tbe British, Austrian and'Russian  war ships. At daybreak to day firing  wtis resumed and the Cretans driven  from their positions. As soon as firing  ceased they made .'mother attempt to  lecover the lost ground, and the warships resumed firing whicli was very  very heavy for several hours.  CRETE  Quito recently I received from  Prof. Steale, of Michigan University  specimens of hair f������wn tho skulls of  the mummies ho exhumeu;froin the  burial places of the Incas, in Peru.  The specimens wore well preserved  from the ravages of tho manj' centuries that have rolled over them,  and show that their possessors  belonged, hirsutically, to a race of  ovoidal haired people., for on tran-  verse "section, the shafts resemble,  markedly, tho transverse sections  seen of-'hairs from our straighter  though ovoid haired people of  today, as the French and Spaniards.  Hence while the hair was"inclined  to straightness.yet a curling of it, in  a minor degree, was not only possible but probable. Socially, then,  even as their monuments indicate,  the hair would mark them as a race  in advance, so far as the arts of  civilization are concerned, of tbe  cylindrical haired Indian of the  present time. Ib is considerably  coarser than ' Anglo European  hair, measuring, on the average,  1-333 of an inch in diameter. One  specimen, from an old gray haired  individual, apparently a'niale.shows  the imbrications of the outer scale  layer, covering the cylinder, very  .plainly." Another specimen, from  a middle aged individual,-shows the  .medullary portion of the shaft as'  plainly' as re-agents could biing' it  out. - '    ,  The Incas were accustomed to  dress their hair in some simple manner, he'ladies permitting theirs to  grow., quite long, confining ib either  in - loose ' braids or in loose rolls,  about' their heads, much as is the  custom of the remnants of their  race today. ''  __"     'Til       used  cheapest, quickest aud best  route to  Toronto     New York     Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  and all Eastorn and European Polnte  Tourist Cars leavo Revelstoke  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  every Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan andEtnpress of China sailing  every four weeks for China and  Japan.        ���������          Warimoo and Miowera sailing  monthly for Honolulu, Suava and  all Australian and New Zealand  ports.  Eor full   particulars   apply to  nearest C. P. R. agent, or to  I. T. BREWSTER.  Agent, Revelstoke.  GEO. MuL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent, Vancouver, British Columbia.   '  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Ordersk Promptly Attended To.  f22-tf  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� "Revel������to-������.  Proauhlnt; Bervice-ti at 11 a-m. and T-30  p.m. Clubs meeting at the clooo ot tho  morning xnrvice. i'uhbath School and Bible  Clrujtj at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer neetDBir  every Wednesday ovenlng at 7:30 p.m. Ihe  public aro cordially invited.   Seats frrt.  HEV. J. A. WOOD, Paator.  PRESBYTERIAN " CHUROn-ReTelrtoIfa.  Sorvico ovory Sunday oreninK ������* T-3?  p.m. Blb'o Clies at 2-3U p.m., to which  ull aro welcome.  M. GEDDK-3, B   A.. Missionary.  HOLT TRINITY CHURCH-Roveltrtoka.  Sorvlcos every Sunday at 11 a.m. and  7:30 p.m.  REV. F. YOIJuAND. Rector.  ROMAN  BtOko.  at 10:30 a.m.  CATHOLIC   CHURCH-R<.vel-  Muss fourth  Buuday la month  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  PROFESSIONAL  W.  B. MoKECHNIE.  (v. n��������� u. n. c. u.)  Physician and Surgeon.  Oflice:   Near tho Union Hotel.  Calls by telephone or telegraph   promptly  atlended to.   Orllco hours:   9.30 to 11 a m , 1:30  to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m.    c  RBVKt STOKE .       . BniTISII CotCMBIA.  F. McCarty  * Wholesale and Retail  Butcher  Dealer In:  Milk Cows, Saddle," Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station  -    B. C  CU.M.MI.NS & CO.  The   PIONEER. STORE,  always    keeps    in   stock-  a full line  of ���������  JWineP8' Supplies  _"KRGUSO"N. B. C.  Herchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  This hotel has "just been renovated throughout, and is now  first-class in every respect. Good accommodation. Bes-t  Wines, Liquors ancKjOigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lap pan; Proprietor.  Columbia Ilouse  Rates $1.00 Per Day.  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located."  Best Accomodation.  St." Leon Hot Springs," on Upper Arrow  Lake,- run in connection. - ' > -  -  -    Choice Wines. Liquors and Cigars.  as  Sir  had    an  I.aurier.  interview    with    Premier  TARIFF BILL  >  ' 1!I7*V,Iicf ul' mill A"t>r.  Mrs. Brown���������Does-your husband love  you u-s much as lie did when you were.,  married? -j  Mrs. Jones���������Yes, only his love is  shown in a different' way. Before we  were married lie useel to" say that I  was a peach "anel"  '   *-  "Mrs. Ilroivn���������Does he say so now?  Mrs. Jones���������No. he doesn't say so,  but I know he thinks it, for he often  looks as if ho would like to cat me.  Wasiiisotox. April 1.���������The tariff  b'll passed the house today hy a vote  of 205 to 121. .Twenty-one members  present failed to vote.  Ui:r I ilea of It.  "Wc went up In the thermometer,"  said little Flossie*, after a visit to a  larBo dry frootl.s store.    .  "In the the thermometer?" asked her  mamma.  "I'cs."  "Not the thermometer,  surely?" , '  "tV'lint was it, then?"  "The elevator."  "Oh, well, don't they both go up?'* ^  Ah !L here is news to make our British  1 blood  heap in our veins! The age of chivalry  Has hurst the fettetsof theap-eof gold!  Saint George has drawn the sword for  tortured Ci r������tc*.  And fronts the Moslem dragon sinfjle  arin'cl;' -   . .  Kay, 'gainst the formal protest of the  powers,      *  Who allied in a mutual distrust,'  Abate their Christian faith for poller,  And serve  Mahomet's spawn.   Their  men-of-war  Roar nngrj" chorus louncl the frenzied  isle  Anel hid tlie champion  pause; in vain'  ���������   their roar;  ."My cause i.s God't!-'    he cries with  hero's mien,  Turning ;m unhlancbed face on their  array,  "My cause is God's, in   whose  great  name I trust.  ' lie will defend tbe right  tho'  all  the  world  Rise up in arms against it: powers are  great-  When they have  holy   purpose.,    Ye"  '' *   are weak,'i  Leagued in-a rotten ��������� cause, unnerved  by shame,   ' ���������  ���������Who stand-for hell  and  Sultan, why  . should I,  Who serve the   God   of  Gideon, fear  ^    '.your threats'" r   ,  Well spoke, St: George!  Yea,:tho' thou fall in this brave enterprise, - -     ���������  And   be  o'erwhehned  by  the brutal  odds,1  All time shall hold thy memory in its  .   heart,  'Anel all of Saxon" blood shall" evermore  Stand straight with pride at, mention  of thy name;  Thy English name !   AVhat!   not St.  'George.  Great Britain's trlory, but King George  of Greece? '  An     what  is   this?     Ntty,   nay, 'tis  brazen false.  Our England's voice leu-  foremost iu  the pack  Of hounds that serve   the   Turk and  bark so loud!  They lie!   Or'if" they  speak  but half  the truth,  Let pity find some spot where Saxon  shame  May hide her burning face!  ���������J. AV. Bexgough.  a lotion for  the hair the ingredients now used  in HAIROL**'  Price SI a bottle, C for $5.  HAIROL is not a die. Contains  no lead , poison, and if used  according to direction? will positively promote tho growth of Hair,  Eyebrows and Whiskers.    -  HAIROL keeps tho scalp nool,  clean and healthy, making the hair  soft and pliable.  ]'or full* diroctions for use see  labe attached to bottle.  BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors,.Revelstoke.'  When at  B. C. *  optemayHouse  The giteway to the  great East Kootenay  gold fields ..    ..  assures you every comfort, exquisite  a tables and commodious rooms   ���������  A Headquarters for commercial and "  jl milling men,   Free sample rooms;  {ft Fort Steele Stago leaves Kootenay  \\ Houso    every  alternate  Tuusdoy.   '     '  ,  ' | Strictly First Class         S.ADUB, Propr  Chemist and Bpnggist.  Sold at NEW DENVER  : -- ������-"    by CHARLES NELSON  The  _B_S__.  i>'  Revelstoke  Semi-  Weekly  O ��������� 0  5000 #eade#s eflCh week  as The ;.Herald's circulation is 1C00 a week.,  An ad in TH15 HERALD will reach tho  people of AVest Kootenay.     ������  Latest   telegraphic news from all points  up to the point of issue.  Sabsefiption, $2.00 n Yeof  "������������������" Irvt/at-iably in Advance  r  Out* Job Department is wdi equipped, we  print everything, aud do it in lirst class style  as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.      Give us at rial job.  Special Attention to CClRIIx ORDERS  JOHNSON  &  tt*_-rT**fpIECEj  Revelstoke, 8.C.  Proprietor-  and  Publishers.  ij������?  olten-Downs Go,  AVkolesale dealeis in  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Cigars.  Agents for K. W. Kara Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle.  Revelstoke, British Columbia.  i  \  5  A *  i-e  ���������i  {v.  ! .1  \h m.  Dealers in'Rolled Oats, Oatmeal  and   till   kinds of   Grtiins,  Feed, etc., lo write the  rackman & Ker Milling Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta.  C.IIAI.ITY RIGHT--VUIC15S 111 CHIT  Agent:  A. B. Gray, Nelson.  L08AL -AND/CENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About  Revelstoke.  Fletcher was in town on  1\ 0.1 nsp.  'Monday.  * A large assortment of newest  patterns in dress goodstit Bourne Bros.  Hev. .1. A. Wood is making a gooel  recovery from his recent attack of la  grippe.  Contractor Tompkins started to lay  the foundation of the new C. P. It.  hotel todtiy.  ' Mr: T.Tompkins, the contractor for  the O.P.R. hotel at the depot, came in  from. Vancouver on Tuesday.  Mr.. R. Rithie, proprietor of the  South' Edmonton floor mill.Vcame in  em the* delayed No. I on Tuesday.  P. Arena, of Galena Bay, is in the  .metropolis today, lie predicts a lively  summer in that locality.  * Bourne Bros, are showing a nice  range of carpets, floorcloths, curtains,  tablecloths, etc. Gall anil inspect  stock.  A petition should he got up asking  Pat Burns to remove his dead pigs  froin the C. V. R.- yard. They are 1.0  violets.  Mrs. MeDougall, of Nakusp, went  through to the coast on Tuesday to  purchase lumber for the new liotel  which she is building at Nakusp.  * Thk Hi3HAX,T) is to be .soon on file  :tt the Glotii) Hotel, St. Paul, Hotel  Vancouver, Vancouver and the Herald  oflice, Calgary.  The concentrator- at Lanark 'mine.  Laurie, is completed and a test was  made with a lot. of ore on Monday,  which passed olf very satisfactorily.  * Some people say-there is no wall  paper iu, lown.1' Go- to C. B. Hume &  'Co.'s store and you will sec the largest  stock ever opened up in Revelstoke.  Prices loc. to $1.00 the double roll.  .1. J. Foley, of the Lake View hotel.  Arrowhead, was in town Monday.  Mr. Foley says the Arm will be broken  up in n few more days, anil that in till  probability the boats will soon be running into Thomson's Lauding.  The IIisrai.d is glad to hear that  Nels Anderson, who was so badly  Imrnt and'scalelt'd by the overthrow  of the rota-'y on Sunday, his leg being  jammed against the (irehoxfor 20 tiiiti-  . utes,is doing, as well as can be expected.  The Cowan. Htilten Downs Co. have  * ordered'the pipe for tho extension of  their waterworks system in Revelstoke to the station". As soon as the  ,* snow is .entirely gone* work will be  commenced on the trenches, and  everything wilt'be in shape to supply  water to tiny-part of the town, probah;  ly by the middle of May.  Mr. J. D. Sibbald has -been appointed notary to the Imperial Bank pending the. expiration of his partner's, Mr.  AV D. White, period of legal purgatory in the province. After that  time Mr. AVhite will act as solicitor to  ~the"bank"here; - = ���������  Fort Steele Prospector:���������A mining  company makes a very grave mistake  in ''thinking that any-failure'on their  part to undertake development work,  or withhold the facts of such development on their property from the  public, on the pretense that they are  not.elevi'loping other people's property.  They should bear in mind that it-'is  only a question of time.iind a veryshort  time, when capital will take bold of  and assist in developing any and all  good properties in any camp.  The date of the* dramatic entertainment to be: given in niil of tne funds nf  , the* English church bus bee*n fixed for  Friday, April _3rel at a p. m. A  musical piogr.imnit: will be given  wiiiiling up with the well known-.sidesplitting farce of "iJhiseUing" wilh the'  folle.winu caste: LarkspurasctilpLor. E.  Syder, Trotter, his 'manservant. F. ,AV.  Crage, Dr. Stonecrop, an art c-on-  nistic'nr, C. E. Shaw, Mrs. Piper,,, a  landlady. Miss Lyda Edwards, Kate,  Stonet-rop's niece, Mis>s May Adair.  Miss Martin will preside at tlie piano.  AVe irk on the iiiattrassing of the  river bank has commenced again and  will ho finished this week.  ' Messrs. .E. AVatson, builder .unci'contractor, from Calgary,and J.J. Mellon,  horse buyer, aro here today enroute  to Ferguson.  The name of the firm.which succeeds  (o Sibhald to Pease is AV. II. Pease &  Co. Their tidvt. appears in another  column.  J. Kelly, of the firm of ��������� Kelly 'Bros..  Sniicloii, "left yesterelay morning for  Kilniont.on, Alia., to buy a c.-ir or two  of fiirni produce for their store in Sandon. '.''���������������      .  A letter from Pullman, Wash.,in the  .Pnlnu.se country, says that spring has  sot. in and everything is green, and lhe  pinspi'i-ts for gooel crops this season  were never better.  Several prominent business men of  Regina. Assn., have pulled up stakes  in that lown iind struck for the 111  Dorado��������� Kootenay, Revelstoke receiving a share of them.  .".Working people will eat together,  drink together, tramp together, suffer  together, starve together, and die to-  gi'thcr.���������do anything but pull together."���������Ex.  Mr. A\\ M. Brown, as arbitrator in  tho street, obstruction case,has ordered  the whole of King street from Front  street lo the river to be opened up and  the old C. & K. S. N. Co.'s warehouse,  and Messrs. Coursier. and Steed's  fence to be taken awav by the first of  May.  1   HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Centtal Hotel.���������J Bolton, Salmon  Arm; ii Robertson, Vancouver; L  Johnson. Gus Adolph, Sandon; L'  Diamond. H Epstein. Rossland; A  Clare .Nelson; (1 Lind. Robson. B Mark.  Edmontons S B Buck, Everett; K M  Curtis. Toronto; P Arena, Arrowhead;  AV A Comsl.ock, llantsport; L Dawson, J A Blue. .1 AVi-av. Toronto; 3 T  Dalian. AV J O.u-r, 3 Wchstev. R Webster, Hnnlsport; A McLatu-in. Clarence; T Knight, Bruce SI i lies; W Scott,  lllecillewaet: A MeLe-Man, Wellington; P Morrison, ATanconvev; J R  Robertson. Southampton; G H Farrow,  Imiisfail; J DiCotenn, Illecillewaet; C  AVorilsworth, Trout Lake; R Cook,  Beiichville-; .1 Skogstion, A Johnson,  Albert. Canyon; G .Gainer, J Parent,  L Parent, Kamloops.  Victoria.���������W II Goodwin, W AV  Armstrong. II Doulteu, AV S Currie,  Toronto: K luce, Arancotiver; E II  Fletcher, Arictoriti; Miss Cowards. Miss  Mtipt'll.i, Port Arlhtir; W J Taafo,  AVinnipeg; F O Renard. Dulutli: T  Tompkins. Vancouver; W McNallv,  Chicago; ,T A Pliail, Coineix; G I II  Watson, Halifax; G A Campbell, Mrs  Presentt, F , (lurruthers, Montreal;  John Grant. Buffalo; G I Graham,  Ro-ssltinel; .1 P Re'igers. St Mary's; .1 E  Hurst. Glencne; H Gillespi***, Abinitibi;  R Hamilton,'F Cockburn.  Vanconuer.  ��������� Union Hotel.���������I T Burns, Sandon;  Cory Menhinick, Lardeau; .1 3 Foley.  Arrowhead: A B Diplcjck, A Mc-  Creei-v, B G Ferguson, C Sutherland,  .) G Walker. T B Goelfrev. .1 K Tyhe,  RRTyhe. R W Gordon." .1 Fleishiiinn,  II Bell-Irving. Vancouver: L II Tirn-  mins. Mnttuwa: Geo Liuclstroni and  wife. Montana; G 0 Shaw. Victoria;  J is Bfiidy. Rossland: Mr and Mrs  L iwrenee" Nelson: Robert Robi-rtson,  Spokane*; Alfietl Hargrave. Victoria;  DR Dingwall. AVinnipeg: HH Deigh.  Jns Dumas, R S Norton, Toronto: F  Pruitlev. London: A Murdock. Mark-  dale; S J Cu-rv.Innisfail: Mi*s A Allan,  Sandon: 0 H'Phillips. R M Carr. Mr**  S II McCoy. Mrs H Kinc?. H King.  Saratoga: Arthur XV Gihhon<. Great  Watsteacl. Stiidfield. Eng: E W Turn  er. T-ironto: P H Brvce, AA'innipeg;  B EDrew anel wife*. London: AV Rutherford. T J Laiic.-i.ster, "Norwood. Ont:  J J Franklin. Toronto: R B Miller,  Ottawa: G B Baths. Calgary: P H Tnk-  ster. Winnipeg: RR Morrison. "Eldon;  -rJ"3'a-snvle*k^Eng-_T__pj__U__vanagh.. Elk-  horn.  Cohitnbhi House���������A J Anderson. J  liatton.C Crowley.C Bi-=s*etl, O'Leary's  Camp: G I Clink, Arrowhead: G R  Duncan. J Alt-mien, A Stanford. N.i-  naimo: F littghes, J R Nelson. New  Denver: AV Watson. AVnnets: XV  Blankisky. 0 McU-od, Slocnn; TI T  Ceile. Samlnn: J Salvage, .1 Taylor, A  H Cemn. A.-Iitem: J AV Malcolm, Chilli  wac-k.C Howard.F CiiSe. Salmon Arnv  J Brown, Sicainous; J McAnelii', 'I  CulT. J Haskett. Sandon: R Ritchie', S  Edmonton: .1 C Johnston, Wet.u-.Ui-  win: f. O Cornwell. A .1 Pe>ftit. St  Paul: Mr anil Mrs Gill. England; C  Lonther. M Tail. Mrs Kiioullein and  t,wo childii'fi, T Bt-'stnick, II II Morrison. T P C'l.irk, L'*thlii'idge*: P 3  Glen/or. Britain; F Hilrlri'th. Enginnrl;  M Hornby. Smith's FiiIIm; 3 It Robertson, Southampton: G H Tnnon, Irtnix-  f.i'rl: W Matthew. Manitoba: A-.McDonald. A'anbleek Hill; T Knight.  Bruce' Minets. Ont ; A McLnwrenre*.  Clarence: J O'Reillv, Norwood: J T  Kettle-well, \i Kr.-uncs, G McGee,  Detroit.  SMART  WORK   ON  THE C. P. R.  How the National Highway Bucks Snow  For the. last few days things have  been lively in railway circles in Revelstoke.   The warm'weather started the  snow and the slides kept ''coming.   By  Sunday ���������morning there were slides on  lho truck  from  the 13th crossing to  beyond'Albert  Canyon,'anil  the telegraph   lino   wits  down.    AVest   there  was it bad slide between the two snow  sheds just this side of Clan  William.  That morning!'In add to the trouble,  the rotary working oast was struck by  a slide 'anil rolled   over.   Five or six  men, including the driver, Section foreman Nels Anderson and II. 13. Smythe  were in the rotary at the time. Anderson's leg Wits pinned   against thu firebox  and  badly  burnt, while Smythe  was slightly scalded.  Dr. McLean was  sent for and got. out to the -scene .of  thu accident, but'another slide came:  down behind and cut the ��������� party olf, so  that  il   was   impossible   to bring the*  injured men to town.  The same: morning   rotary   "C",   working'   at    Clan  William' broke five of her knives and  had to return to the shops for-repairs  which ileltiyt-el the work till late in the  afternoon.    However,   about*!" p. in.  No. 2 steamed in  to the, station and  was held here.   .After'it short interval,  the   rotary  party, who   had   already  been  on  duty 00 hours, pulled out to  work-east, where every available man,  including Contractor O'Leary's gang,  were put on tho work of clearing the  road.   On Monday there was only one  man kepi m the yard here, everybody  else being out bucking   snow.    It was  found   more    convenient    to lift-the  track around the rotary than   to wait  until it could be put aright just then,  and in this way a passage was effected.  At last ti road was cleared and orders  were given to "elespatch  a  train  from  RcelsLoke*.   easl.   when   a   big   sliele.  which   was   seen   falling  from town,  came   down   and   knocked    the   now  .bridge-at   the   13th   crossing out   nf  "place  and  completely   filled   up .the  canyon below.    It wtis not   till yesterday morning that communication was  reeipened.  On Monday No. 2 came in and went  back west as a special. Great praise is  duo to Supt. Mai-pole, who was right  on the spot all tile time; Locomotive  Foreman Temple, and every, official  and employe tit tbe: company for, their  untiring efforts to cope with' tho situ-  alien, to which everything seemed  to elo its best, to add. The* slides evinced an almost human perversity in  picking out places'to drop on where  there "wore no snowsheds and everything seemed to conspire against tlie  unwearied working party, who were  grimly bucking a road through the  snow night and day from Friday evening to Tuesday morning. Nothing but  undaunted pluck anil energy would  have forced ti mad through in anything like the time in which it was  actually done.  Passengers hnth from the east and  west who were detained here and at  the Beaver are louel in their expressions  of recognition of the efforts madcj for  their cumfoit during their unavoidable detention.  ^i^^^^\^::^^M^T*^^-^-  M������������������������!SI0-KE l������ TR&U, ��������������� *  |=������        F5 \a/F^I7|7^\      Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots and  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  ���������o Agent for the Blickensderfer Typewriter o-r���������  POST  OFFICE STORE,-  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.    ".  Occupies the Dominion House  on Monday's Session.  Ottawa, April 0.���������Yesterday's debate on Air. Mclimes' motion asking  the Dominion Government to disallow  the B. C. Southern Ry. Extension Act  chiefly cm the ground of the sale of  the charter to thu G. P. R., was a  lively one. Bostock, Davin. Oliver  and Maxwell all spoke in favor of disallowance. Davies, Minister of Fisheries, said the act was within the  rights of the B. C. legislature to pass  and that no vital fnteresCs "of-the .De>"  minion called for disallowance. 'He  moved the adjournment of the debate.  It is believed that the government  have decided to subsidize the C. P. R.  la the extent of 80,'lfiO a mile for the  construction of the Crow's Nest Road.  The: Champlain bye-election takes  plnce Wednesday. 'The* government  are confident e)f another victory.  Mr. 3. Hamilton, livt-ry stable: keep-  fi'.'of f'alt'iii'y. Ii-ft on M.inday with a  carload of milch cnwo for the lower  country, __    '  AVork has roiniiteiiri-d on the- repairs  to the* tritflii: bridgi* across the Ille-  cilli'WHi'L, anel fresh piles are being  driven il). " =  Mr. J. Motgan has reiiciv.-ifcl the  interior of his cigar ste������i-e- artel shaving  parlor. And now "'tis the nobbiest  place in town."  V. B. PEASE & G2  Successors to SIBBALD & PEASE.  Dealers in Flour, Feed and   Hay, General  Groceries, Butter and Eggs.  Prepared to"procure anything on commission. -    :   .    .   '  All orders by mail promptly attended to. '^ :.  i_e-vei_stok:e. station,. b.'o.  CITIZENS!  PREVENT, DISEASE  by purifying your yards and outhouses  with.  Chloride of Lime  Copperas  SURE DISINFECTANTS  " ...FOB SALE AT...  ABEY'S DRUG STORE,  '      Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Mail Orderspromptly andcareful'y attended to  Leave your-orders" for -  Oread,    : :  ^^ Cakes,     :.   :  Confectionery    !  'With;....  __.. ,_ST.   53 KITH,  Revelstoke Station  NOTICE I* hereby g'ven that CO days from  dare* 1, V. S. Barnard, intend to apply to the  Chief Commisioner of Lands and Works for  rtii-mie-sion to purchaseylGO ��������� ne>ros;o������ lund: -'  Commencing from a post situated about 1}  miles north ot Ferguson Forks, .era the oust  bank of tho North Fork ot L.rdoau River;  thence running wost 40 chains; thence north.lu  chains', thenco cast 4.U chains', thence south: 10  chains tcuioint of commencement.  ,   F. S. BARNARD.-,  Dated 29th March, 1897.  Harry Edwards,.  NOTICE if h������reby given that 60 days from  date I N. P. Snowdon. actlnc as axent for  A. E. MoPhillins, intend making implication to  tho Hon. tho Chief Commis oner uf Lands and  "Works for perrniaeion to purchase one hundred  nnd sixty acres of I-nd iu .Trout Lake Mining  Division of West Kouionay District, de uribv.-u  as lollows:���������Clominonelng at a vost marked  "Initial Post A," situated- nt the north-woBt  comer'of.D. Ferguson's; preeniptionof .three  hundrc d and twenty ucrts: thence west i for ty  rhalnn: thence south forty chain >: thenco fast  forty chains; thence north forty chainB to point  of commencement. > - ,      .    ', ,  N.P. SNOWDEN. ,   ..  Agent lor A' E. McPhillips.  Trout Lake, MthMarch, 1897.  Taxidermist  Late with Grieve, of Winnipeg.  Deer Heads,-Birds, Animals,  Etc., Preserved   and -Mounted.  Work Guaranteed.'  Leave Orders at the Rkvi-xstoke Herald,  '.OKjTIOK. ; r  13mrlm    Mail Orders a Specialty."  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  Mr. F. 'Fallis, a recent arrival from  Ontario, has been engaged by C. B.  Hume & Co., to take charge of their  store in Ferguson.  Tho hoard of nianacrcment of the  Molson's Bank met. in Toronto yesterday and we shall probably hear in the  next mail or .two whether they have  decided to open a branch here or not.  Mr. II.F. Fleishman, of ..Vancouver,'  is in town, today. Messrs. Fleishman,  E. H. Topping, ��������� the father of Trail,  Cant. Neshitt. of the s.s..Trail, and .T.  Ltiknv, a prominent business innn of  Trail, have just organized The Little  .foe Cnnsoliel'itod .Mining Co. for tho  purpose of working .���������mil developing the  Little*. Joe'. Western Spy and Kangaroo  claims in thu Trail Creek elislricl���������  gold propositions. j\n assay made on  Feb. 35th, 18)7, by Mr. Howard West,  of New Oe.'nve.i, gave J*5i_S8.r������0 in golel.  The first, week the shares of this company were on the market .K5,000 shares  were sold. ,.  .    TOAVSER MINERALcCLAIM:   -  Situate In tha Trout Lake Mining Div'sion of  West Kootenay "District. Loo .ted northerly  extension of Sunshine clnirr. on Silver Cup  Mountain.   ,-, -  TAKE NOTICE that I. F. S. Parnard, agent  for John Kno^-les, free minor's < c ���������tiflcate  ,No. S8051,intend, 60 dny������ from thedato hereof,  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a oortill-  cate of improvements, fur the -purpose of ob-  taimrg a Crown grant of tho above: claim.  . And further take notice that. action;' under,  section 37, must b������ commenced, before 'tho  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  "Dated this29thday of March, 1H97.   -  ���������; F. S. Barnard.  SUNSHINE' MINERAL. CLAIM.  ���������  Situate In the Trout Lake Mining Division of  __jiJV est. Kootenay District:: Located north*rly  extension of tho Silver Cup Mineral Cluiui;���������  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. S. Barnard, avent  fori). Ferguson, fno miner's certificate  No,.58016, intend, sixty diiys from the d->ta  hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder for a  certillcato of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And furthor take notice that acl ion, under  section 37. must bo commenced i beforo lho  Issuance of Bimh certificate of improvements.  Dated this 29th day ot March, 1897.  ���������   * F. S. Barnard.  COLONIAL MINERAL CLAIN.  Situate in tho Trout Lako Mining D'vision of  West Kootenay District. Located about 0  miles from Trout 1/aku and being a nouihorly  extension of the Alplm Mineral claim.  TAKK NOTICE that I, F. 8. Barnard. Managing Director nf tho Ltllooet, Kroner ltlver  and Cariboo Clold Fields Limlto'l, froe miner's  certillcato No. 8IW18, intend, sixty days from  tho dtito horeof to -apply to the Mining Ileoor-  elc-rfora certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of. tho  above claim. -, '  And furthor take notice that notion, under  Hcclion 37. must bo commonood - before tho  Issuance of such certlflcau*. of improvement*.  Dated this 29th day of March 1K97.  F. S. Barnard.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  BLACKSniTHINQ and  JOBBlNfJ,  -      PLUnBlNQ and PIPE-FITTING,  TlNSrilTHlNQ and SHEET IRON  work," '        -;'    '    . , .  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,  ;-   Revelstoke Sta.  W. G, B1RNEY,  -^^^PAFER^KANGERrf���������~J-  _______ GLAZIER  * Ee-tlmatos furnished.  All orders promptly nttonded to.  Address: Care'of UNION HOTEL.  2lmnf  C. E. SHAW  General Agent  PER&OSON  .Townsite  Mining -Broker and Insurance Agent.  Typewriting and Conveyancing.  Telephone No, 26*  Cable address: Shawo, Rovelstoke  AGENTS,  VICTORIA POWDER CO.  W:  "id/*  At  AGENTS,  RAM   LAL'S   TEA.  T  Wholesale and Retail General Merchants  NEW DRY GOODS-  Now opening, consisting ot Dross Goods, Prints (newest patterns. Muslin..,  Cottons, Cretonnes, Flannelettes, Cambries. Floor Oil Cloth, and Carpets m  latest designs.  NOW ARRIVING.  Three cars of HARDWARE, comprising everything needed in that line by  Miner?, and Builders.  Our stock of GROCERIES is the largest we have ever carried.  ������^   IN QUALITY ou' goods are the best that can be procured-IN PRICE we can compete with any.   *W ,.  STORES:   REVELSTOKE, Ti^OUT   LAKE   CITY, FERGUSON


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