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 (>  4 J  -i..'.  Published in Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts,  J? *"3  -ISSTJE3D   TAfV*IO*__-A-*VV**E__i_S: -- *V\rE_D_I_T_BS_DAYS   A___*T_D    SATURDAYS-  Vol. I.    No. 27,  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL- 21, 1897.  $__.,00 a Year in Advance.  ^ Letter  THK first thing wise people think ot  when ordering goods by mail Is tho  capacity for business of those they write &  to. Tho reputatlt n we enjoy for prompt- x-  ness makes our Mall Order trado forge >J  ���������head at a gratlrying rate.  Our Specialties  Groceries  Liquors  Cigars  Crockery  Dry Goods  Boots and Shoes  Men's Furnishings  Tailoring  Dressmaking  Requests for pries lists and samples  reccivd prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary....  T.   L.    HAIG  '_<_>"  Sole Agent for  Revelstoke  Townsite  New Goods  Ladies' Shirt  "Waists  Muslins  Prints  Dress Goods  D  Trimmings  The Largest and Most Complete Stock.of DRY GOODS  in town at '  Bourne Bros.  MINING  FIRE AND LIFE  INSURANCE  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  "    BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  "'AND NOTARY'PU8L.C'-   ���������--  UTOFF-CE :   Mall building, Revelstoke.'B.C.  Dressmaking Department  under management of  Miss  Cha.sk.  WALL PAPER.  ��������� Is what wc want tn talk tn  you about, and we're going to talk about it till  we've convinced you that you" cin buy your  Sapt-r f**nm us'jiis. an ch"np_y as jrou can sand  own E ist for it at d pay he expr'e-s All wc  ask i* a cbaii.o to show you the paper' w������* are  selling for 10c. 15c.'.-, lac a roll and u_> Write  ub for samples and prices,  y       ,-_   ...   ,  THOMSON BROS.. BOOKSTORE;'  " CA./-AHY. AI.II_.KTA."      ' '   "' -      -*  Why You Should....  Invest in Ferguson  1 There is a tide in the  affairs of men which,  taken at the flood,  leads.on to fortune."  ��������� Shakespere.  THE    LARDEAU    is   the   richest  district in British Columbia, anel  a fort line can-" be made   with   a  very  small outlay by judicious investment'  in this section.  There is no better1 investment in the  world today "than a lot in Fei"gusi>n.  Every pound of ore from the Lardeau  mines must p ~ss through Ferguson.  The Horne-Payne Co. have secured  water power on the townsite with a  view of erecting a concentrator, and  -thei-1���������railway���������from���������Galena���������Bay--is-  chartored to run to Ferguson.  The Great Northern group of mi new,  with the 'Broadview, Great Northern,  Tnie Fissure, Old Sonoma, .Phillips-  bui-fj. Silver Queen, and many others,  are just up the hill above Fergus-jii���������a  mile from the townsite.  The Pool group, comprising the  Nettie L��������� May Bee, anel about 16  other claims of great promise, is only  li miles from Ferguson.  The Sunshine*., Towser and Silver  Cup mines-are-only-rfoiir-uiiles-from  Ferguson.  For further particulars address:  C. E. SHAW, General Agent,  Revelstoke, B. C.  mire tmc im_ pfB  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  DraTing and Deli.ery "Work a specialty at  .   lowe_t prices.  Teams always read}' at a moment's notico.  agent for the Stand_rd Oil Company.  T.  ABRIEL,  NAKUSP.  D. C. '  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  . For information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Creek, wrlle at once and get particulars. 28mrtf  GRAND  BALL_^���������>  .To bo held In nourno'n Hull  iinderthcaunpicesof Revelstoke  Fire Brigade,  Wednesday,  1897  ltap-t  April 21,  Tickets, $a.oo '  It is a good thing���������shove It along  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Paihter-^"~>  and Decorator  SIGN FAINTINO A. SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Successors to Hull Bros. 4 Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  1   Beef, Pork. Etc  KAMLOOP8   and   REVELSTOKE.  All orders In our lino promptly tilled.  Y@ll.ir  ������WG*}   BiP������&& ?  It doesn't pay to worry and  stew over a hut stove when  you can have it delivered just  as cheap, if not cheaper than  you can make it, by       ','  _A.   ___**T_   S-r__CIT_E_C,  Bevolatoko station  CHANGES IN THE MINING LAWS.  Important Alterations in the Mineral Act  of 1896���������Proposed by the Committee on  Mining. j,  The standing committee on mining  are proposing some important changes  in the mining laws of British Columbia. Among others the most sweeping  are as follows:���������Before receiving a fi-ee  miner's certificate an alien must declare his intention, of becoming a British (subject ; security for damages to  occupants or owners of lands entered  upan for mining purposes is only to be  demanded by the mining recorder, if  the owners request it; the number of  adjoining claims', on one of which assessment work done shall be allowed  to count for all, is limited to eight; all  surface rights on a mineral claim, except l-hose actually required for mining operations, are to remain vested in  tlie Crown ; work done surveying a  claim is to count as assessment work  up to $100 ; notice of completion of  assessment work must be advertised  in a paper published in the mining  division or the nearest to it; mines are  no longer allowed to be held as real  estate ; a search permit can be grante-d  for, three months, during which the  ground covered by it shall not be ;open  to senrch hy any other miner ; a written agreement is necessary to holel an  interest in a mining claim.  A TERMINAL POINT.  Nothing can be more assuring lo  those, who have been maintaining for  mi long that Itevelstoke is the natural  distributing point for Kootenay, than  the indications how quietly appearing  one by cine, that outsiders are beginning to fall in with their opinions aud  to give them' practical shape. The  Dominion Government have adopted  this place for a cold storage point in  connection with their scheme for as-  isfance to Northwest creameries, Air.  Brooks hits opened 11 wholesale fruit  and produce warehouse here and the  Toronto Type Foundry Co. have  secured space in C. B. Hume & Co's.  warehouse und will handle their goods  here for the Kootenay market. Besides all this our local firm arc launching out into the wholesale business,  one of the surest signs of development  into a commercial centre. The. Hl.11-  a_.ii commends (hose facts ,to the  notice of the C.P.R. That railroad bus  the choice before it of establishing a distributing point here at once .or of, retarding what can lie so plainly seen to  be the natural destiny of this place.  Air. Kellie foretold from his place in  the legislature the other clay that  Itevelstoke would become one of -the.  greatest cities in the province. If the  C. P. R.'will only take the hull by the  horns, and make a terminal point here  at once, in-Lead of waiting-until absolutely forced by the conditions .of  their business to do so. his prediction  would come true with an astonishing  rapidly. The*increase in the population of Kootenay will, we believe, ex  feed the record of stampedes, during  the coming summer. There woulel be  nothing to be surprised at if the next  few months saw 11 grater number of  inhabitants in this di-.t_.ct than there  are now in' the;, whole province. Every  indication points that way. And  every indic-titiem points out Itevelstoke  as the point, at. which the"supplying  of this" {"opulation will have to" be'  htncllcd. This opinion is not- confined  to "our own people.'' Numbers of business men visiting Kootenay have  recognized the fact.. It is one which  is well worth serious consideration by  the controlling powers of  our great  railway. - -    -  *   Address to  Rev. T. S. Glassford.  The following adelress was presented  lo the Rev. T. S. Glassford at a farewell social given in Donald, an account  of which appeared in our last issue.  Donald, B. C., April 0th, 1807.  Kev. T. S. G1.A66i.O-U., B. A.,  Donald, B. C.  Rev. and Dear Sir:. We, the members, ndheients and friends of the  Presbyterian church, in Donald, feel  that-we c-annet-allow__yoii_ti>--leave-iis  without expressing in some small way  our deep appreciation of your labors  in this place as our minister.  In a place where ministerial  work is  Eeculiarly difficult  you  have  striven  lithfully day by dav to lead us nearer  God.  We are deeply grateful to Alrs.Glass-  ford and yourself not only for the  work done among ourselves but also  our children. We realize how much  it has meant for these little ones to  have had you us their minister and  friend, and we would assure you, that  the 'memory of your kind interest in  them will not easily be effaced.  We would ask Mrs. Glassford to  accept the accompanying purse as a  small token of our appreciation of her  work here as your wite, trusting that  it may serve to remind her  in an  im-  f>erfect-\viiy Unit hei* labors have not  leeri unnoticed or unfelt.  In saying goodbye, we should like  you to know that we shall very often  think of you in the new field in which  it is pleasing God to place you. Iu the  words of His servant of olel, our earnest prayer for you both is that the  " Lord will bless you and keep you,"���������  that "He will make His face lo shine  upon vou, and he gracious unto vou,"  that "He will lift up the light of His  countenance upon you and give you  peace."  Sighed on behalf of the congregation  and friends.  f    J. C. Pitts.  -    I    T. J. Burrow.  Alanagei-s    -|    A. Pei ci val Proctor.  J. McLeod.  l_   Win. Newman.  Wrestling Match at Laurie.  A back holt wrestling match was  held in the large sitting room of the  Laurie hotel ou Friday evening last  between Geo. Brenner, of Seattle,  weight 112 lbs. and John Wilson, of  Cumberland, Eng., 12S lbs. The match,  which caused considerable interest in  Laurie, was for the gate receipts,  which amounted to $38. The following is the result of the match by  rounds, best three out of five : First  round, Brenner; see-ond, third and  fourth. .Wilson. The referees were  Chas. Balch and Thos. Carruthers, ejf  of Illecillewaet. The match was contested in a most spirited manner, but  .he-Cumberland lad,though thelighter  man, outclassed his opponent and pull  ed off the contest.  THE ORPHAN BOY  . C. Whitney Heard from in His Own  Defence.  Last Thursday's issue of the ltoss-  land Miner published thu following  letter from the ex-secretary of the  Orphan Boy Mining Co.:  Si_ATtt.k, Wash., April 12.  Editor. AIini.ii���������Sir : 1 see in voiu-  paper of the 8th inst., an editorial regarding the -Orphan Boy_ swindle.  This is the first notice coming to my  eye anel I wish you to slate that there  never was an interview between myself iind the Alail representative to niy  knowledge, and I would like to see the  interview or paper containing it, and  further that I have written the socrc-  tiirv of the Orphan Boy company several times anil have received merely  an acknowledgement of my letters.  I was on niy way to Revelstoke when  arrested in Vancouver, wholly unconscious of any wrong doing on my part.  As 10 any discrepancies 111 regard to  my books as secretary, or over issue of  stock, there is none to my knowledge.  If I have made* any mistakes in entries  I think they can be very easily righted  but cannot see where they come in. I  was in'Vancouver when I was arrested  for the purpose, of getting some money  due me, for expenses to Revelstoke,  my household goods having previously been forwarded there and they are  still there and I myself will try nnd be  there as soon as' I can get money to  get me there with niy family. I will  see that every share of stock issued  by me and sold will be protected in  full. 1 understand that the directors  are about to reorganize the company,  but 1 have no official.notice of same as  yet. -As far as the Orphan Boy mine  is concerned, yon can say it "is" one "of  the most promising mines in Kootenay, without any falsehood. Hoping  you will gives these few lines space in  your valuable, paper, I am respectfully  yours, - *-  ,F. C. Whitney,  Box 901), Seattle, Wash.  F. C. Whitney wired a protest  against today's sale.  Exploration of the Duncan.  A Kaslo despatch to the Rossland  Minc-r speaking of a systematic exploration of the Duncan ltivet,"which will  be undertaken by the. Gold, Hills Ex,-  ploration & Development .Co,, of./Tbr?"  onto, this summer says: .Jtiihes" Anderson, of North York", Ontarie", is'tlic  general agent for' this province and  lias'* conducted the1 preparatory arrangements. He will letivet Kaslo on  Thursday int-vning with 10 men in a'  large flat bottomed boat built in Kaslo  under his own .superintendence, with  provisions feu- five months, and all the  necessary mining tools and supplies for  opening up the properties which may  be located. It is their intention to  proceed to the head of Kootenay lake,  thence up the river to Hauser lake,  through that and up the Duncan river  as far as they can take their boat.  There a headejuarters ramp will be  constructed,* and a canoe built for further river work.  From this camp as a centre prospectors will be sent out to explore thoroughly the sill-rounding ccmntry in  evetj'-direction.-gratlually-extendiiig-  their Held eif operations as the snow  disappears until the* glaciers east iind  west of thn upper Duncan liver are  reached. As claims are discovered  and located; parties,will be sent back  to record them and work will be done  at once upon those which, upon'examination, prove sufficiently promising  in surface showings to warrant their  being opening up and thoroughly tested. Experienced prospectors have  been engaged for tho work and they  will in some cases be accompanied by  bright, active young fellows new tei  the 'work, but well able to withstand  the attending labor. Each member of  the expedition will be paid iu cash and  given an interest in discoveries made  so.as to ensure thorough and cxhaus  tive work.  Mr. Anderson will remain in the  vicinity and visit each location when  made and judge its value. He will  also go from camp to camp during the  summer and give directions respecting  the countiy to be. worked over. Air.  McArthur, the local director of the  company, lias been present during the  closing hours of preparation ami has  taken special care that everything has been provided wliich'may  contribute to the .success of the novel  enterprise. The result will be waited  with interest- by all who have known  anything of the interesting section of  the country in which the work will be  conducteel anel any success with which  the company may meet will be warmly welcomed.        ^^^^  Easter Sports.  A programme of athletic sports was  got up on Saturday and Rime olf on  the street in the evening. The following  were the events :   75 yards race.  3 heats. 1st heat, R. Alc-Iliiioyl. 2nd,  dead heat; 3rd, R. Alcllmoyl. Standing long jump, 1st.  U. Alcllmoyl, 8ft.  4 in.; 2nd, A. McDonald. Running  hop. step and jump. lst.R. Alcllmnyl,  38 ft.; 2ud, A. McDonald. Throwing  the shot. 1st, J. Evans ; 2nd, A. AIc-  Donalel.  Revelstoke Markets.  Retail���������Oats $30 per ton; butter, tub.  dairy _!__���������., creamery 28c.; potatoes  $30 per ton; hay, timothy anel clover.  $25 per ton; wild hay, $10; beef, by the  carcase, 9c; pork, by the carcase, 13c.;  mutton; 15c.; eggs, fresh, 25c. per doz.  DONALD  The Donald Gun Club. ��������� Prospectors  Waiting to go out.���������Accident to Engineer Murphy near Field.���������Local and  Personal Mention.  From Our Own Ooi-rcspondc.it.  I*)n_-....i), April 10.���������-A farewell social  .vas tended Rev. Mi. Glassford and  wife on Friday last in the I. O. O. V.  hall. A large gathering was present  anil a very enjoyable evening spent.  A meeting of the Donald Gun Club  was held at Metssrs.AIcCrae & Edward's  on Saiurilay evening./l'liu hooks shewed the club to be iu a very satisfactory  condition, having a cash balance of  $8.35, and quite a number of cartridges  and clay pigeons on hanil, also pit, 0  traps-, tools, etc., necessary, for the  working of same. The following were  elect eel officers for the coming season :  president, A. G. Al. Spraugo ; vice-  president, Archdeacon AlacKay; secie-  tary anil treasurer, It. W. P11ltn1.ru;  committee men, Alessrs. Baker nnd  Baines. Quite a number of new names  were handed in for membership'and  taking everything into consideration  there is a good show for a very succeo-  fulseason.  The boys are out practicing for the  AlacNauglitou medal kindly presented  yeaily by Archie AlacNauglitou, of  Vancouver, to the best shot in the  Donald Gun Club.  'At the election of Urn wardens for  tht coming year Alessrs. Baines, Forrest and Pattnore were duly elected.  Thos. Johnston, head litter at the  C.P.Ii. shops here,is going to be placed  permanently at Nakusp in charge of  locomotives.  Air. It. S. Noxon, of'Ingersoll, Out.,  a cousin of Geo. Manuel, intends  opening up a watch and jewelery store  just as soon as he can get a building  pul up. This is a long felt want supplied and we wish him every success.  F. W. Lang, of Gulden, was in town  Wednesday hist. Ho is compiling a  map of the" Donald and Golden mining  divisions, which when completed will  be of great use to the prospectors.  As predicted, men mrc*;alri'ady coming iu to prospect, but unfortunately  the snow is a little 100 deep as yet for  thetn to do much.  The ��������� Yukon craze has struck the  ���������towti., Everybody, is talking of the.  big clean ups. Better/stay ."where* "yon  are, boys. It is hard to beat Et.st.and  West Kootenay.  Notices have been served to all householders lei clean up and remove all  rubbish, etc., aroiuul their buildings.  Dr..��������� Proctor --in his capacity -as  health officer intends to. see that "this  is done in a more systematic way than  in former years.       .������  Engineer Murphy, engineer of 314,  got his foot badly hurt a mile east of  Field last week." He was working at  a slide, when "a stick* of timber came  clown and jammed his foot against the  lever. He was taken lo Ban It' and  placed under Dr. Brett's care and is  now doing nicely.-    ..  Air. anel Airs. McPherson arrived cm  Thursday's No. 1 and are* staving at  the residence of the bride's father, until they can get a house. -  FIRST BLOOD  GOES   TO  THE   UNSPEAKABLE  TURKS.  The Fighting on Sunday Left Therri  in Possession of the Melouna Pass ���������  The Victors' Loss is very Small.  (Si'eciat, .to The   H_.itat.d.)  Si;ji-riT or AI__,ou_.a .Pass, April ���������  10.���������The Turkish victory yesterday hi  the Alilouna I'uss was .co"iupleti_rr>.Tbe  Greeks retired to the plain of Thessaly  leaving only a rear guard on the hill;  from which they were driven. Tint  Turks pulled up to the top of the hill  three mountain batteries, singing;  laughing and weeping .with joy like';  children. The Turkish loss was 50  killed and 150 wounded.  An engagement, which took plate  in Alacetlonia oh Turkish territory  near Larissa at the end of^ hist week,",  was considered by the Turkish government as having established a state of  war. The Greek envoy at' Constant!-,  nople was given his passports on Sat:  in-day and Edhoiii'Pasha, the .Turkish'  commander iu chief, ordered to take  the olfunsive. -The Turkish "tre-ops  crossed the frontier and fighl.ing'wej't'  on along the whole line last Sunday. '-  A Gree'k vessel was sunk by Turkish  batteries in the Gulf of Arta." Fightf .  ina went, on all Mejiiday leaving the  Tmks in possession' of the Melonua.  P_t_s\ ' .    .  THE NEW YORK MARKET.  Today's Quotations in the   Metal Mar-  '     ket. ' '  New York, April 21.���������-Bar Silver (So;  Copper dull, brokers $11.25, 'exchange  $11.25 (_. $11.50; Lead steaeiv, dninestii*  brokers $:..20,exchange $3.274.to $:*.32_,  ONE MAN, ONE VOTE: *  Sir Charles Tupper' Attacks x the .New-  Franchise Bill. *  .- OrrAWA, April 21.'���������Sir Chas.Tupper  made an eloquent speech'in" the hoiise -  hist 'night, -attacking"--the"- Franchise  bill proposed by the government. " At  the closu of his speech he made one of  the most radical - propositions, "yefc'  made in the House, by" declaring himself in favor of manhood suffrage and  one man, one vote.    ...  All. Dobell, who returned from Eng-.  land today, says that he is confident  that Air. Peterson can carry-'out his  promises of a fast Atlantic service.  *.  SOLD FOR ?6,3_o.  The Orphan Boy Knocked Down to *  N. Davidson of-Vancouver. '  C.  Social at the Methodist Church.  Considerablly over a hundred persons  assembled at the Alethodist. church on  Easter Monday to partake of the good  things provided there, and tn enjoy  the instrumental and vocal selections  which followed. The tables bore a*  bountiful supply of tempting delicacies  and a number of ladies and geiitlcmen  attended the wants of the guests.  Shortly after 8 o'clock Rev. J. A.  Wood, the pastor, took the chair, and  the following programme was proceeded with.  Quar*ette, Ml������s A. Noitlicy, Mrs. Dent, Mr. G.  Barber, Mr. D. Mue-rae.'  Inst'umcntal _-olj Mrs. McGregor.  Address Chairman  Solo Miss Alice _"nrth..y,  I Bt umeutal Solo Mr. Mackintosh.  HccltatiOD M. B.    Hutchison.  Song Mr*. Dent,  'm-trumonul dclo M. ������. Ahlin  S-'lo .-...Mr. G. Harbor.  Easier Anthem Choir,  In his address the chairman made a  fitting reference to the events commemorated .at Easier tide. He then  paid a tribute to those who had assisted or were, about to assist iu making  the entertainment the. success it 1111-  douiitedly proved, and in closing  touched upon the Inn inony prevailing  among all denominations in the town.  Every number on the programme was  well rendered, anti evoked unmistakable -signs of approval from tho audience, and the company, after a most  pleasant evening, dispersed at about  a quarter to ten.  ATI 2 !iooti"tc~~day Sliefi ffRedgravesT  put the Orphan Boy mine up for sale  in front of   the Victoria hotel.    The  bidding started at $2,500,. and ran  up-  to $4,000 rapidly,  when- it hung fire  until A. T_ Kinnian stepped in to the'  lists aud bid against C N. Davidson, -  tbe Vaucnuver',.eweller, till it was run  up. to $0,200, at'which.-figure the  Orphan Boy was knocked down to the  latter gentleman.  '��������� A Chinese .secret society held an all  night meeting in Petcii_on's hall last  night,   About 40 members attended.  To Merchants and Business Men.  The Revklstoke Hei*a__d has just  received an excellent lot of stationery,  including Letter Heads, Bill Heads,  Envelop.s, Flat Papers and Cardboard.'  Mr. A. AI. Beattie, formerly of this  city, is now general agent of Burton  City anel has more-over an option to  purchase the entire townsite containing several hundred acres. Burton  City is situated at the mouth of Cariboo Creek, on which several rich  strikes have recently been made*. All  the trade of Cariboo Creek and also of  a large surrounding district, equally  rich, must pass through Burton City,  so that in it short time it should prove  one of the most fiom ishing towns in  that section.���������News-Advei tiser.  There is a chance of the smelter  company, who proposed going to Vancouver, settling on Calgary. Vancouvei' has o-foreil them 10 years freedom  from taxation and 10 years free water.  Calgary has raised the ante to 20 years  freedom from taxation and free water  and a free site. - V  'A Toronto business man, who was  in Revelstoke last week, thinks that if  sufficient ore can be",.: guaranteed.' of  which there is of course .no doubt, he  can get a Toronto company to" lease  the smelter here aud run it.  THE RAILWAY LOAN  BILL.  Has    Passed  Through  the   Committee  of the Legislature.  Victoria, April 21.���������In-the house-  yesterday bills respecting the revised  statutes, the Small Debts Act and the"  Placer Alining Act were introduced  and read a first time.  Thu Railway Loan Bill passed  through committee.  The revenue tax amendment bill  and tin: iicu-ticulturul board bill were"  road a second time, so were South  Kootenay Water Power Co., and  Cascade Water Power and Light Cos'.-  bills.  GRITS IN AGAIN IN NOVA SCOTIA-    0  By an Overwhelming Majority of Thirty--  Four to Three.  Halifax, April 21.���������ThcNova Scotia-  provincial general elect ions took plHfu  yesterdiiy,  anil rest.l el" in thelibei-il  ministry   being   sustained by   an   in- "  creaseKl  majority.     The figures  at 11  p.m. shewed 31 ltbotals,3 conservatives  and 1 in doubt.   Every member of the  former government, was  returned and  the leader of the opposition was de*-"  feated in this city.  Tis-"  SUICIDE IN VANCOUVER"  E. A. Magee   Shoots   Himself  in  dale's Store.  Vj-Xcouvkt-, April 21���������Shnrtly after  3 o'clock  yesteiday  afternoon.  E. A.  Alagee, a barrister, shot and instantly  killed himself in the gun store of Chas.  E. TisdiUe on Hastings street.. 3Iagee "  entered the store to purchase a revolver, selected,a 38 Smith   &  Weston, ��������� |  asked for cartridges;loaded it and im-"  mediataly placetl the revolver in his1-'  mouth and shot himself,  -  i    I  '   S V tiVr_A) t-__���������__)-��������� NTITJ rTCVW. _>.������.,..,(  _������___������������������_-.-__ _r_i__-o___li_EO~.f"i -ily.il.- -���������>__-* __���������. ''A. i S  Revelstoke   Herald  JOHNSON  & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publlshera  A BemfWeokljr J__r_tal. published In tho  _uer__t������ nf EotelBtolte and tho surrounding  harlot, Wodnea lnya and Saturdajs, making  ���������teat oonn.otions wilh all trains.  AdT-rtlilns Hates: Display ads, 91 00 nor  eelnmn lr.oh.|2.-0 per Inch when inserted on tltlo  page. _<-_���������__ adi.. lie per (nonpareil) lino for  flrit loner-loo I 80 for oach additional t tiaortlon.  Reading notices, 15o per lino oaoh Isbuo. Birth,  Marrlwft and Death notices, freo. .  ���������.  Bubsuriptton KatOB: By mall or carrier. $2 00  par annum : "1,14 for tlx uionllt-i, Blrlclly In  dTanctt.  Our Job Department: 1 nrt Hutii.n Job  Department Is ono of the best oquipped  printing offlcea In West Kootenai*, and la prepared to exeoute all kinds ot printing in first  el������M style at honest prleoa Ono price to all.  No Job ico large���������none too small���������for us. Mull  erd.r. promptly attended to. Olvo ua a trial  on your next Older. ,  To Ocrr.tpondents: we invito correspond,  once on any .tthjoot of Interest to tho gonoral  public, and desire a reliable regular corros-  Kindent   In     every     locality     surrounding  eveUtoks. - In all 0 .sea the bona fldo name  of the -*rltor must acoomrany manuscript, but  not neceisarlly for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  0TICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  I. All correspondence must bo ezibly  written on one. ido of tho papor only.  1. Correspondence containing personal  matter must bo Blgncd with lho propor.nnmo  of the writer.  3. t'orrespondenee "*vith roforonco to nny  thing that ha.' appeared in another paper  must flritt .be offered for publicaiion to that  paper b.foro It can appear fn Thk I-EKAi.n.  WEDNESDAY.     APRIL  21,    1897.  MINING   QUOTATIONS  From the Rossland Miner.  "3   ��������� -)      0*  --' ___ . h "<  MINK "S"3 'S(j������  , ^ .Pi" ^     W  tLe Roi $  500,000   $7.50  Alberta   1,000.000 15  Butte...*     1,000,000 .'_  ���������Center Star      500,000  Celtic Queen      700,000 3  Cambridge    1,000.000 8  Commander      500,000 20  Colonna,-    1,000.000 20  DeerPnik ;.  1.000,000 18J  Evening Star    1,000,000 10  Eric   1,000,000 10  Good Hope      500,000 -t  Gertrude.*.      500,000 "    8  Golden Dim      500,000 15  Hattie Brown    1,000,000 10  x x Iron" Mask       500.000 41  Imperial   1,000,000 5  Jumbo      500,000 50  Josie      700,000 -18  Monte Christo    1,000,000 11  Mugwump    1,000,000 3  Alonita ; .���������       750.000 18  Novelty'.    1.000,000 7  O. K.. I:   1,000,000 27  xxPoonnan....:      500,000 B"  Red Mountain View.. 1,000,000 10  Rossland Red Alt....  1,000,000 2S  Silverine      500,000 7i  St. Elmo ...1,000,000 0i  Stemwinder   1,000,000 10  Southern   Cross  and  Wolverine      500,000 20  xxVirginia      500,000 11A  +*xxWarEagleCon.-.  2,000,000 -'  '.VVost-- Le   Iloi and     _.  Josie,..-.'...      500,000 ..  SLOCAN JUNES.  ���������Alamo  $  500.000  ���������Cumberland  "50,000  Dardanelles  1,000,000        21},  Grey Eagle  750.000  Goodenough  800,000        25  Ibex  300,000        .IO  Idler....".  100,000         12V  ���������Kootenay Columbia 400,000  ���������Minnesota...  1,000,000  Noble Five Con  1,200,000        5S..  tRtunblerCon  1,000,000        37"  tReco  1,000,000      IM  tSlncanSta-  1,000,000     2 00  ���������Sunshine  50.000  Washington  1,000,000        25  __ Wonderful  1,000.000          0.  * No stock on the market.  t Dividends paid to date are as  follows :   *  Le Roi 5X50.000  War Eagle     1S7.000  Cariboo ,     140,000  Slocan Star    350,000  Idaho     152,000  Reco     100,000  Rambler      -10,000  Cumberland, Alamo, Goodenough  and Noble Five have also paid dividends.  The aliove stocks are all of a par  value of 81., (except Le Roi, $5.,  and the Ibex of Slocan, 25 cents),  are fully paid and non assessable, (ex  cept those marked xx) and relate to  properties fully paid for and with  perfect titles.  These prices are subject to alteration  ns per daily telegraphic communications from Kossland.  CATTLE LOSSES IN THE STATES  Reports from the northern ranges  state that losses of cattle have been  the heaviest since the disastrous  winter about ten years ago, which  nearly cleaned up the cattle on the  then over stocked ranges. No doubt  there has been some loss of cattle on  the northern ranges this winter, for it  has been very severe, but the damage  can not reach the proportions claimed  in newspaper despatches, anel is of  course not to be compared with that  of the hard winter of ten years ago.  In fact such losses are almost impossible now. under thenewconditions  on the range. Instead of being  wholly dependent on grass as in early  days ot tbe industry the cattle are  now usually provided with.- hay  sufficient to- carry them over a period  of severe weather which shuts them  off the grass. They are keft in  smaller herds, too, and are generally  better fitted to withstand lhe hardships of winter.���������United States  National Stockman.  Ottawa desnatch to the Free Press:  The Alounted Police force is to be cut  down to 500 men, and the number of  officers is also to be greatly reduced.  It is anticipated that the headquarters  of the force will be transferred from  Regina to Calgary, although this is  not finally settled. Colonel Ilerchtner  ���������trongly recommends the change on  the ground that Calgary is a more central point from which to direct the  operations of the force.  ASBESTOS  VALUABLE DISCOVERY 25 MILES  FROM CALGARV  DESCRIPTION  OF  THE FIND  A Four and a Half Inch Vein of This  Rare Mineral Discovered on Fish  Creek���������Another Addition to Our  Minerals.  The IIi-itAijU was shown specunons  yesterday of the asbestos recently  discovered on Fish Creek, 2~ miles  from Calgary. ft has the appearance  of very lino silk wl*cn pulled apart  and is of a delicate blue tint. It stands  the fire test perfectly and 111 the  opinion of citizens who have lived  near asbestos mines in the cast is of a  particularly line quality. The vein is  four 111 al a half inches wide and was  discovered by W. Bannister and John  Rutherford. Several pounds of tho  mineral were taken out and samples  have been sent to Ottawa with a  view to having tho mine worked as  soon as the necessary steps can be  taken.  Asbestos of this quality is worth  from $75 to $100 and upwards per ton.  No other deposit has been discovered  in the West except a small vein in the  hills back of Kamloops. Asbestos  being soft is easily mined, the usual  method being to blast the wall rock  away and employ boys to pick out the  librous mineral.  The value of asbestos lies in its being  incombustible. It is used for making  lamp wicks, paper, firemen's  clothing, building materials,  twine and rope for packing steam  joints and pistons; it is also prepared  as a cement for protecting heated  surfaces, roofs, floors and for various  fire proofing purposes. It is mined in  Eastern Canada, Vermont, Virginia,  South Carolina, and m Staten Island,  New Yoik. Some varieties are  compact, and take on a fine polish;  others are loose, likeilax or silky wool.  The samples from Fish Creek answer  the description given in the technical  works of "amiantus", a flexible asbestos of very fine quality, sometimes  called earth-flax, or mountain-flux.  This particular variety is composed of  delicate filaments verv flexible and  somewhat elastic, resembling threads  of silk.  "Blue asbestos'" or "crocidolite" is  described as a min'ral consisting principally of silicate of iron and sodium,  occurring in asbestos like fibres  of a~ delicate blue colour, in  Griqualand, South Africa, and in  the Vosges mountains of France and  Germanv. The name is also given to  a silicious mineral (I iger-eye) of beautiful yellow colour and librous structure  much used for ornament, which has  resulted trom the natural alteration of  the original blue crocidolite ot South  Africa.  There is no doubt that another valuable mineral lias been added to the  discoveries already made in the Calgarv district.  ���������Calgary Herald.  A HUMAN TELEPHONE  A FIREMAN BADLY INJURED  A MESSAGE SENT WITH   A  MAN AS A  SOUND TRANSMITTER.  A $75,000 Fire���������School Settlement to  Be Given a Trial���������Laurier' Moves  Adjournment for the Easter Recess���������  An Opponent to Jameson in the Field.  London, April II.���������There was a verv  disastrous fire in lhe storage department of W. J. Reid it Go's" wholesale  and retail crockery establishment last  nivht. This section was badly gutted  and an immensequantii.v of crockery  and glassware destroyed.  The fire was nearly under control  when the fourth floor gave way,precipitating a number of bales down the  elevator shaft. One of these str-iek  three firemen on the floor below. Two  escaped with a bad shaking up but  _the_t hird._Geo. Taylor, was, pinned to  the floor.amon_.st a mass 6f~ debris."  After an hour's hard work he was rescued and conveyed to the hospital.  Both his lees are broken ami he is  probably injured internally. The loss  on the building and stock is fully  5$75,0O)   It was well insured.  AN  IMPORTANT STATEMENT.  -Montreal, April 11.���������Speaking  before the ladies of the society of  Children of Alary yesterday. Rev.  Father.Picton declared that by rea-son  of thefmission of Merry Del 'Val the  Manitoba school settlement would he  given ii trial and if it proved  satisfactory would be act-f-ptcd by the  Roman Catholic Church. He also  said the visit ot the delegate -would  result in the ban being raided against  L. O. David's book on the woi k of  the clergy in Canada.  EASTER RECESS.  Ottawa, April 11.���������In the House  yesterday Premier Laurier moved the-  adjournment from Wednesdav next  tili the following Tuestlav for Easter  recess. The motion carried. The day  was principally taken up with a.  discussion on the Franchise Bill and a  proposal to have the Canadian militia  represented at the Diamond Jubilee  in England.  AN ASPIRING VOf.VO LAWYER,  "Winnipeo. April H.���������At a joint  meeting of Trades and Temperance  organizations last night E. L. Tavlor,  a young lawyer, was nominated to  oppose Jameson, the Liberal candidate.  A Semi.Scientific Kxiiorlment Tried In the  "Wooiy" West-It I'l-OTea SueeoBsful  und Ilonco Worthy of Mention anti  Notice tlio World Over.  A human telephone Is the most un-to-  date manner in which electricity and  the human frame have been ninile to  work In conjunction, Although many  marvellous experiments have -licnn  made with the electric current lately,  thai of talking' diri-ctly through a human being has iiovc-i- mull now boon  thought possible. Now that It has been  accomplished, it opens a wide Held for  experimental  work.  One of the tolcphone lines running  Into Minneapolis from the southern  part of Minnesota hail a breakdown  between the towns of ltochester and  Kockdoll the other day. As the linemen were slow In arriving, two young  men, Anderson and Llmlale by name,  thought they woultl see i������ one of them  could not be talltctl through by the  other. Llnclale took the ends ot the  wire In each hand, while Anderson,  having compared watches with his  companion, went to the nearest station,  which  was  four  miles  away.  Taking down llie receiver, he rang  up the town where Lindalo was stationed. The latter received a number  of severe shocks, but plucklly held on  to the wires, and Ihe message was  clearly  transmitted through  his  body.  Several other attempts were made,  and then message., wore sent over the  long-distance lino, and in each case  the words were clearly conveyed. Lin-  dale gives a graphic description of his  sensations while' acting as an impromptu transmitter:  "I know more nbout electricity now  than 1 over thought I would," said he,  "but it was worth the pain I felt to  be able to say that I have had an experience such as no other man ever  had before. "While Anderson was on his  way to the station I was tempted a  hundred times to drop the wires and  give up, for I had no idea how hard  the current was going to hit me when  It came. I thought, too, that with the  first shock I might not bs able to let  go if I wanted to, but I set my teeth  and held on rather than spoil tlio experiment.  "I was first thinking about how a  lineman looked ivho had been killed  through being careless in handling a  telegraph wire, when I felt a sharp  sensation that ran up my arms and  down my spine cleat- to the tips of my  toes'.. I next experienced a buzzing  sound in my ears, as though a million  bee1., had started up business In my  head. Sparks seemc-d lo be sliootlns.  out of my eyes, and I could feel my  hair rising and falling under my hat  as the'current of electricity varied in  intensity. The tips of my lingers seem-  _d to be on fire, and I was sure they  emitted a blue (lame, which spread out  it different directions.  "Strangely enouf.li, when I began to  Sot a little used to the sensation, I  found myself listening for* Anderson's  voice, for- I knew from the way the  r-lectric fluid was b-lngr pumped through  me that the experiment was a success."  Anderson's report of the sensation he  felt in talking through his friend Is also  interesting. "To be frank," says he,  "I had no idea that the scheme woultl  work". -When I first began to talk I pictured Llndale down the line, holding  fast to those two wires, and probably  Jumping up and down like a monkey  on a stick. Of course, he would let  go at the first shock, I thought. But  no, here came Hie "answering voice  from the other station. My live transmitter was  working splendidly."  OTTAWA NEWS  WATER SUBSIDING  Water in the Red River at Winnipeg  Reaches Five Feet Below the '82  Mark���������Ice Jams Numerous.  Winnipi-O, April 15.���������The water at  0 o'clock this morning was five feet  below the high water mark of 188*2,  but is now subsiding. There have  been quite a few ice jams further  south and when these break and go  rushing down tho river in great furore,  followed by a surplus of water holel  behind them the water rises  rapidly for a tew hours at times, but  recedes again. There are no ice jams  reported between here and Lake  Winnipeg, which removes the serious  aspect of the situation. Emerson is  several feet under water and trains  from the south arc being delayed.  Japan   is  sending  two warships to  Hawaii.  X Bar. I'l-rctl HI* 5-anI ly.  A Hamburg young man has just had  his sanity proved by the Roentgen rays.  Ha declared ten yearn ago that he had  a-bUilet-i-i-hSs-head,���������wliich-lie-hail-fi red-  into it In trying,lo commit suicide, lie  complained or pain, and, as he attacked his keepers, ana the doctors  could find no trace of a wound, was  lockc-d up a., a dangerous lunatic. The  P.oemgcn rays have now shown the  exact place of th. bullet.  The government'bf Hawaii has prohibited the landing in Hawaii of 100  Japanese emigrants and the Hawaiian  court has confirmed the action of the  government.  Despatches received from Alanilla,  capital of the Philippine Islands, say  that the in -surrj-erits have killed  sever.] -monks, a ul have burned the  churchesof Buena Vista, Guideva and  l'-iidang.  Shipments from the Payne mines  have increased lo CO tons a day. The  ore from the upper tunnel is now taken down through an upraise, just  completed from the. lower tunnel  Twenty men are employed.  The Newfoundland sealing steamer  _\ur>ra has nturnel fr.m the Xor-rh  Atlant'c with a full cargo of 27.000  .-eals secured after the most severe  experience of many years. The Aurora, reports that the ether sh'rw have  had a most discouraging expedition.  Saturday's Globe contains a full page  report of the examination of ex-Premier Cecil Rhodes, by the Hon. Edward Blake, in which Air. Rhodes-  admits full responsibility for the  Transvaal raid. Mr. Blake displayed much ability in his cross examinations.  At Buenos ���������' Ayres an immense  amount of dai'inge* has been caused  by the explosion of a carload of  fireworks. A whole block was  destroyed before the flames were  under control. Ten persons lost their  live.s through the explosion or during  the conflagration.  A South j.frican correspondent  says: "ft would he as well that both  Canadians and Americans weie  warned againsl, risking a future in  this country owing to the fact that  thousands are out nf employment anel  only too pleased to find shelter in  stables and outhouses, these unfor  tunates existing on one rneal per clay.  The new law now about to be enforced  stipulates that all Government  officials over 21 years of age must  enter into the holy state of matrimony  or pay the Government the sum of  ������30 sterling ($150) per annum.  CARTWRIGHT TALKS  ABOUT  THE WAR CLOUD  A. Chance for Canadians to Prove Their  Loyalty���������Temporary Loans���������House  Adjourns for Easter���������Premier Interviewed 011 Western Affairs.  Ottawa, April 15.���������Sir Richard  Cartwright, addressing tho Dominion  Rifle Association yesterday, told tho  member,, that Canadians might soon  have a chance of proving their loyalty  to Great Britain. There was no danger, he said, of a light on our own soil,  but tho war cloud in Europe looked  serious.  Tho House adjourned yesterday and  will havo a vacation until Tuesday of  next week.  Replying to Hon. Air. Foster, Sir  Richard Cartwright said there were at  present temporary loans 'floating to  the amount of ,1.100,000, contracted by  the late Government, and -COOO.OOO  contracted by the present admin-'  istration.  Alembcis from the West, consisting  of Alessrs. Bostock, Mclnnes, Oliver,  Douglas, Davis, Alacdonnell and  Richardson, had by arrangement an  interview with the Premier at noon  yesterday to impress upon theGovern-  tnent the necessity of absolutely safeguarding the interests of the West in  any arrangement with regard to the  construction of the Crow's Nest Pass  railway. Hon. Air. Sifton was present  during most of the interview. A  strong case was made out by the deputation. It was intimated to the deputation that the Government was perfectly free up to the present time to  adopt any course desired with regard  to the railway. Negotiations had  been proceeding with the O. P. _.���������_. for  some time, but nothing definite was  agreed on and nothing definite would  be agreed to without absolutely protecting the interests of the West. It  was intimated that the only conditions  on which an agreement, would be  made with the C, P. It. would be  the control of running powers  over the, Crow's Nest railway and  the conttol ot" rates by the Government. Then another important  concession would .be, ' insisted  on such as the surrender of clause 111  the charter saying that rates can only-  he reduced when the road is earning  H) percent on stock. The belief prevails that such concessions can be obtained by the Government giving a  bonus of $10,000 a mile for 325 miles,  from Lethbridge to Rossland. It was  pointed out to the delegation that if  the Government built the road itself,  there would be no lever left to exact  better terms from the company.  l-ETnnltlDGK   GRIEVANCES.  Mayor Bentley, of Lethbridge, is  here to seek co-operation of the  Government to compel the Canadian  Pacific Railway to build the Crow's  Nest line through Lethbridge. It  appeals the company to avoid tho  construction of -certain* expensive  bridges over the rivers, propose to  strike from a point on the Dunmore  branch 30 miles from Lethbridge. Air.  Bentley says that rather than the  town should be given the go-by. the  municipal council would be willing to  make a liberal contribution. The  mayor is also protesting" to the  Government against tho decrease in  the Alounted Police force.  The Grand Duke of Alecklinburg  Schwee-in is dead.  Beet sugar factories are to be established in Alinnesota. ,.  U. S. crop reports indicate an average crop of winter wheat.  Hugh Sutherland protests regarding  the size ol" the vessel to go to Hudson's  Bay.  Prospects cf ;a South Africai__cau_-  paign have depressed Rand gold naming shares $70,220,CO0.  Alfjr. Alerry Del Val has been invited  by Sir Donald Smith and Air. Shaiighnessy. to_extend_his._trip_tq_Monl_re_a__.____  In the ' libel suit D'lvey vs. World,  the Toronto newspaper lost, the verdict being $500 and costs for. the  plaintiff.  It is reported that Democrats,' Silver  Republicans and Populists in the Senate have coalesced against the Republicans.  Kaslfl&Slocaflfly  TIME CA.80 NO. I  To take effect on Wednesday, November 25  169>.   Tralnsrun on I'acirl. Standard Time.  GOING WEST  g.OOam Le.i-e..  8_>fiaiti      '"   ..  1 -If! am      "    ..  Q-51 am      "    ..  10 03 a m       "    ..  IO:lSam      "    ..  I0S3am      "   ..  1G:_-a ru Arrive..  daily             orino kabt  . .Kaslo -_rrlvc 3 30 p m  Smith Fork...    '"      3:15pm  .Sprout-'-....   "      2:1.. pin  While-, water...   "      2:03 pm  B.nrT.akc...   "      1:13 pm  .McGuiiran     "      1.33pm  .Junction....   "      1:12pm  ...Bandon I_civcl:_0 p m  For rates  and   information  apple   at   tho  Company's offices.  B.W. BRYAN,  BOET. IRVING.            Snpt, and A est. Troaa.  Traffic Mac after  SIDY BJJRBER,   Practical  Watchmaker  C. P. It.    WATCH    LVSPKC-TOIl  j.N'I-    liKf-j-IIU-Il  Revelstoke  Livery  Salo^"  "Fieed ���������~  Stables  Drnying    and   Delivery  Work  a Specialty  PEAT-jTGR   IN   WOOD.  ETC.  JA. JA. PETTIPIECE  Telephone Connection at Central Hotel  T*.  TURKEY  THE GREEK IRREGULARS STILL  ADVANCING  THE   CAPTURE OF  A TOWN  Turkish Troops Centered at Grevena���������  Ehem Pasha's Intimation to the  Greek Commander���������Excitement in  Britain   Over   the   War   Troubles.  Larissa, April 15.���������Trustworthy  reports confirm the statement lhat.  the Greek irregulars havo enptured  the town of Battiuo iu Alacedonia.  The Turks lost 10 men killed.  Later despatches say tho irregulars  havo passed Kipnri, driving the  Turks before them and flushing on for  Grevena, where a strong Turkish  force is stationed,  advance of tiik orui.ks.  London, April 15.���������A special from  Salon ica, the Turkish bnsu of  operations, says the Greek irregulars  succeed in de advancing as"' far as  Grevena, rallying tho population to  their cause" pud thieatening communications between the Turkish  armies at Elassonea and Janina.       :  :  The British public is kept in a state  of excitement over the ever changing  troubles in connection with Turkey,  South Africa and other centres of  friction and business -is sullering  accordingly. ��������� r    _  A CHECK.  Elassonea, April 15.���������The Turkish  troops are now centred strongly at  Grevena and the. insurgents havo little  chance of advancing further. The  Turks complain that the Greek troops  are trying .-to provoke an attack.  .Yesterday a detachment crossed lhe  frontier and occupied a monastry  near Damusi, subsequently retiring.  - A communication has been sent by  Ehem Pasha to the Greek commander  informing him that these tactics will  lie stopped.by force if necessary.   "  The likelihood of war in tho  Transvaal is daily" becoming . more  apparent.  The rate of interest in .Government  savings banks is to bo reduced to  three per cent.  " Lieutenant Governor Chapleau has  applied for and * obtained- leave of  absence, and' Sir-Alexander" Lacoste  has been appointed Administrator. .  IMPERIAL BANK;  OF CANADA  Head Office,  Paid Up Capital  Reserve    -   -   -  Toronto '  ���������   $1,963,600  -    1,106,800  D'reotors  H. S. Howland,  President   .  T.R.Memtt, Vice Pies., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jalfray,  Hugh'Ityan.   T.  Sutherland' Stayner,'  D. 11. Wilkie. General Alanager,  , '    Branches    .      _. ...   ��������� .  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  V--.couvei  Winnipeg _,  Revelstoke  Ontario  Essex Niagara Falls   St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait      n    Rat Portage      Wclland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Alarie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Agents  in.  Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in .the _Unjted_ States���������New  York, Bank of Mo'htrealr^Bank"--of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures ���������'Provincial,' Alunicipal  and other debentures purchased. ���������  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, -Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Revelstoke Branch.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1853  Paid up Capital    -    $2,000,0.0  Rest Fund   -    -     -    1,375,000  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  John H. R. Alolson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. AI. Ramsay       "   Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley  - W.M.Alacpherson  J. P. Cleghorn  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Alanag'i  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  II. Lockwood, -Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals, firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  English and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES :  Golden  Opinions  _  Have been woi] frorq the  profession by Simpson's  Sidney Pills as a General  Alterative  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Alontreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont  Toronto,. Ont.  TorontoJunc'n.Ont  Trenton,-Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont  "Winnipeg, Man  Morrisburg.Onfc.  Norwich, Ont.  '  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C   McGregor W.gp  WIHSUPEG BRANCH  T. 8. Phepoe, Manager  Tho tonic aclion of this romedy  is very manifest io patientB suffering from sluggish circulation, constipation, cold extremities and general  malaise.  Simpson's Kidney Pills havo  been found by physicians to act  most happily in the .various * manifestations of scrofula or syphilis  aud skin affections, which piove so  often unamenable to treatment.  Thus, in tho grandular enlargement of scrofulous children, where  it is desired to get the speoiGc  action of potassium iodide, Simp,  son's Kidney Tills aro readily-taken  and it furnishes at least a most.  acceptable and convenient- vehicle  for administering the iodide.       - '**"  In secondary and tertiary syphilis  it meets many important indications, acting as a tonic to the  digestive, assimilative and excretory  organs and aiding the engorged  glandular system in excreting the  product of tissue metamorphosis  undergoing fatty degeneration.  In many forms of skin disease it  will   be found that digestion and  assimilation are at fault. The blood *  becomes  surcharged with lhe effect  products  of oxidation*, - which are  not    entirely   eliminated   by   the  bowel?, kidney, and   skin   are. a's  in normal health.' "la these-cases,  Simpson's   Kidney   Pills   will by^'  stimulating the action of tho bowels  kidney  and  skin, adjust tho   balance   of tho process  of waste and  repair and markedly   improve   tho  existing skin affection. "  Men   and   women of sedentary  habits   are   often benefited greatly  by a course* of Simpson's Kidney .  Pills, though, of course. I-do   not  pretend  that' they   will supply, the -  placo of exercise and proper hygieue  The  season is , now approaching  .when your . medical   patrons., will  begin   prescribing    alleviative    to  patients"- suffering- .-'from . spring;'  languor"'-or   debiliy. -    They- will  s.urely have.no occasion to rtgret it,.  if. they prescribe for you Simpson's ,  Kidney Pills.  - Simpson's Kidney Tilla contain  Pepsin, Aloin, IS"ux Vomica, Iron  and Menthol.  ���������Pepsin ' aids the , weak--, stomach to  digest food. - ,. -.  Aloin has a tendency to relax the';  bowels and counteract the ,  constipating  effects of iron. *  Nux Vomica . is a strong . spinal.  ttimulant. - -  Iron is the best blood maker known  Menthol is a strong antiseptic and "  is  considered by some emi-  ncut. authorities valuable in  neuralgia and' rheumatism.  .    _..      .  _   (.  .. - _._..  Take no substitute for SIMPSON'S  KIDNEY PILLS, as Simpson's  -  have no equal.  Simpsons  KIDNEY PlliliS  So c a box, 6 -off _}>2.5o  ....TEMPLETON  CALGrAKY.  Agent at NEW DENVER .  by CHARLES NELSON  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired.  In Good Style at Lowest Price..  _-���������  (3  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke  ���������n CANADA'S BIO  BUSINESS.  THE DOMINION   POSTAL AND MONEY  ORDER SYSTEM.  Sketch of Its Development anti Voluminous Tlio.t_.li Int-i't'stlni; Statistic-of  tint "Work Ilono���������Growth of tho Service -l'uctn ns to ltcclBtun-il Letters  nml Mont's- Order*. ,  In the year 1S51 an -\ct of the Imperial Parliament transferred the nianagc-  mont of the postal systems In the  colonies of British North America to  the various provincial authorities, anil  from that elate until Confederation  each province controllctl Its own system under its own laws anel regulations. Shortly after Confederation,  however, the Postotflce jVct enmo into  effect, establishing uniform rates anti  regulations for the Dominion.  These regulations, which since that  dale have changed from time to time,  are now as follows: General letter  rate, 3 cents per ounce or under; letters for local delivery, where there Is a  free delivery, 2 cents per ounce or under; letters for local delivery, where  not delivered freo. 1 cent per ounce or  under; registration fee, 5 cents: letter  cards, 3 cents; postcards, 1 cent; newspapers, books, etc., generally 1 cent  per 4 ounces; parcels, G cents per -I  ounces; fifth-class matter (parcels open  to Inspection), 1 cent per ounce.  In the year 1S75 an agreement was  made with the United States, whereby  a common rate of postage between '.he  two counrlies was adopted, each country retaining all money collected, and  no accounts being kept between the  two Postofllce -Departments with regard to International correspondence.  l_ater, In 1SSS, another agreement wa3  made, specially providing for the establishment of an exchange of general  articles of merchandise, open to Inspection, between the two' countries,  subject to certcln regulations for the  protection of customs with respect to  articles liable to duty. All the principal provisions, however, of the agreement of 1S75- were retained. The Internal postage rates of each country  generally govern, ��������� and official correspondence entitled to pass free in one  country Is delivered  free in  the" other.  The Universal Postal Union "was  formed at a conference held at Berne  In 1874,and a treaty-was signed in that'  year, the .countries represented being  the several countries of Europe-,- the  United States-and Egypt.. The'object  of the union was to form all the" countries of the woild Into a single postal  territory, and to establish uniform i ������.-  duced rates of postage, and to further  the interchange or correspondence by  arranging that every country should bo  bound to convey the mails of other  countries by Its land or sea services at  the lowest possible rates. The next Postal Congress-was held in Paris in 1S73,  when the Dominion of Canada was :.d-  mitted a member from the following 1st  July. Letters, newspapers -and other  printed matter, samples:and patterns  became sub_ect..to_uniform postal rates  and. regulations "for all places in Europe  and for'all other-countries that were  members of, the..union. - The existing  postal arrangements with-the Uniled  dtates were allowed to 'remain undisturbed, being of -a more- liberal anel  advantageous character than the .ordinary regulations of the treaty. jVt this  meeting the regulations of the treaty of  1874 were revised and embodied in a  convention which came'into force 1st  April,  1S79. ....  The third congress was held in "Lisbon in 18S5, but _no material-change  tvas made. The fourth congress was. held  In Vienna, 1891, when the admission :*f  the.,Australasian colonies was agre_d  upon", and- a number of measures, all  tending to facilitate the transmission  of correspondence, were agreed upon.  .-" The Universal P-pstal Union now includes, almost every civilized' country  In the world, being composed o������ the  ^tpllpwingj_ Tho - whole of JEuroiie. _the_  whole of America; in Asia���������Russia in  Asia;- Turkey-ln-Asia, Persia, British  , India,' Burma-i, Ceylon and the postal  establishments * at Aden,- Muscat and  Guadar, Japan, Slam, the European  colonies and. the European and Japanese postal establishments In China and  Corea; in Africa���������Egypt, Algeria, Tripoli, Tunis, Liberia, Congo Free State,  -the Azores, Madeira, the European colonies, the Orange Free' State, the  Transvaal, and all .the territories under  the protectorate of Germany and tha  French postal establishment .in Madagascar; in Australasia and Oceanica���������  the British colonies, Tasmania, New  Zealand, Fiji, British and German New  Guinea, Hawaii, the Marshall Islands  and the French, Dutch and - Spanish  colonies.  A central office has been established  at  Berne  at  the  cost of  the various  countries comprising the union. _U  the time that the treaty, of Berne came  Into effect (1875) the Jurisdiction of the  union extended over an area of 14.29..,-  700 square miles, with more than 350  millions of inhabitant., whereas it now  extends over an area of 39.372,000 square  miles and 1,035.000,000 inhabitants..The.  population'of the whole world is less  than a billion and a half.  The number of pieces of postal matter distributed over the whole area of  the union during 1893 was computed as  follows: 8201 millions of letters, 1S9S  millions of postal; cards, 5899 millions  of papers, printed matter and official  documents, 143 millions of samples, 44  millions of registered letters with a declared value of $8,028,400,000, 307 millions  of money orders'and postal credits with1  a value of $3,061,752,000, making the  enormous total of 17,778 millions of  pieces of mall matter. The prevailing  rates among Postal Union countries are  5 cents per 1-2 ounce and under for letters, 2 cents for postal cards and 1 c_nt  perj-2 ounces for newspapers, books,  etc'" The registration fee is 5 cents.  On account ot the enormous stretches  Of country over which the mail has to  be dellve'rcd at the ordinary rates the  Government of Canada found itself behind in. the Postofffice Department to  the extent of JS00.000, the total net" revenue being $2,792,790, and the total expenditure $3,593,647. The same trouble  has confronted the postoll.ee authorities of. the United Stales, as In only ten  of the States are the posal revenues  [n excess of the expenditure.  The 'following sums were expended  for. carrying the malls: By rail. $i _  ������41,115; by land, $844,118; by steamers,  (79,356. The department has postal coa-  |~_������t"_ Kith  H railways,   whose com  bined length Is 14,4fi_ miles. It uses  137 poslal cars of which 53 are on tho  Grand Trunk, 50 on the C.inadian Pacific and IS on tho Intercolonial. Tho  dally distance travel!,* I Is 30,43(1 miles.  The total distance travelled in 1S93 tvas  14,836,735 miles.  The correspondence between Canada  ind China and Japan consisted last year  of 179,093 letters, 77,483 newspapers, G32  pounds of parcels, nnd miscellaneous  articles to tho number of 61,019. With  the Australian colonics the mall communication resulted in the transmission of 148,729 letters, 313,..2a newspapers,   20(1,916  books  and samples.  _Vt Confederation there wore only  3638 postolllcea In Canada. There are  now 8S32. Tho llrst year ot Confederation 704.700 registered letters were  _ent; last year 3,183,200 registered letters wore sent. The total letters posted  In 1S6S were 18,100,000: In 1S9B they  numbered 107,505,000. Postcards were  used In the year 1876 lo the number of  1.6-1C.000. Last year no lefts than 2!,-  025,000 of them were senl by mail. According to the population there were  5.37 letters lo every head of population;  In 1SS9 there were 10.86 letters per head;  In 1890 there were 19.63 letters per head,  nnd In 1S95 21.16 letters per head.  s Newspapers, periodicals, books, circulars, parcels, etc., to the number of 5.0  per h������ad of population went through  the mails in 1S68. Last year 18.92 per  head of population were handled, or a  total number of 96,176,206.  Of the total 107,565,000 letters sent in  1S93, Ontario peoplo wrote' 57,900,000, or  more than one-half. This is at the rate  of 26 letters per head ot population.  Quebec sent letters at the rate of 15  per head; Nova Scotia, 17; Now Brunswick, 17; ��������� Prince .Edward Island, 11;  British Columbia, 27, and Manitoba and  Northwest Territories 25. Out ot a total of 3,183,200 registered letters Ontario sent 1,750,000.  During the whole period since Confederation the postal revenue has been always considerably under the expenditure. Each of the past twenty years  has shown a deficit of from $400,000 to  $800,000.  . The sum of $16,154 was paid during  last year in money on letters delivered.  Bents of letter boxes and drawers produced $27,698. Commissions on money  orders amounted to $107,085, and proiit  on exchange on money order business  with other countries to $1815. Among  the items of expenditure it appears that  postmasters received $903,369; Btamp  vendors made $17,325, and that there  were ' losses by fire and' burglaries to  the .extent of $3278.  In 1S68" the conveyance of malls over  10,622,216 miles cost per mile' .5 1-10  cents, and the transmission of- 36,981,-  SOO letters, newspapers, etc., cost 1 4-10  cents apiece. In 1895 the conveyance of  mails over 30,351,115 miles cost 7-2-10  cents per mile, and the transmission of  227,705,208 letters," newspapers,"etc., 9-10  of a cent apiece, so that there is a decrease in the cost of carrying each article of about one-half cent. And in  connection with this it must be considered that If newspapers were carried  now. at the old rate of 1 cent per pound  a sum of probably not les's than 100,-  000 would be added to the revenue each  year.  The system of free delivery of letters  by carriers in the principal cities was  commenced in 1875, - and last year the  total number delivered~thus'was: Letters and' postcards, ��������� 3S.08S.749;" newspapers, 13,734,474. The number of carriers employed was 3'JS.  . Last year 3,183,200 registered letters  were posted in Cemada. "Of this number-1G4 failed to reach their destination. No less than 28,158 of ' those registered letters were sent.to the dead  letter oflice. Of these 13,189 were returned to the writers, 1339 remained in,"  the office or with the postmasters for  delivery, while 12,330 failed of delivery  and-were found to contain no value.  Of the 164 which-failed to re"ach their  destination the - contents of 125 were -  made good by the officials or others held  responsible for the loss; five were stolen, and In 28 cases no evidence could  be obtained to account for-the dlser.p-  ancies. In every 19,410 registered letters only one miscarried, so that send-  Ing-by registered letter in Canada may,  be considered a very safe" method.  -Last.year 960,031 letters found their  way to the dead letter office. Of this  number' 134,343 were returned to other  countries; 24,973 were forwarded to  correct address; 288,779 were returned to  th'eir writers; 8547 remained In the office; 471,850. being of no value were  destroyed; 23,093 were returned to  printed address, and 8455 were returned  to Government Department.  The growth of the money order system is shown by the following figures:  In 1868 there were 515 offices, 90,163 orders issued; amount of orders $3,352,8.1.  Last year there were 1261 offices. 1,092,-  332 orders issued; amount of orders $1.1,-  187,322. Of the 1261 money order offices,  Ontario has 624 and Quebec 190. Of the  total money orders issued in Canada  (10,736,647 were payable in Canada and  $2,450,064 In other countries.  MONEY SAVED BY THRIFT.  Tlie    Canadian   Vostofllco   Savings Bank  System and Its Growth.  The post-office savings bank 6ysteiu  lias been in operation in Canada ever  since   the  year 1867.  At first the savings banks ,, were  limited in their operation to the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. In 1385,  however^ the system was extended to  the Provinces of Nova Scotia and New  Brunswick, and now there are post-  office savings banks In ail the provinces, distributed as follows:.Ontario,  448; Quebec, 123; Nova Scotia, 45: New  Brunswick, 34; Manitoba, 25; British  Columbia, 23; Prince Edward Island,  8; and the Territories, 22, making a  total  of 731.  Under the provision ot the original  act no deposit must -be less than $1,  and by an order-of-cduncil of 1891 no  depolst must exceed $1000, in any^one  year, neither must the total deposit  exceed $3000.  Govern ..ion t^ savings banks under the  management 'of the Finance Department have been established in the  Maritime Provinces, and in Manitoba  and British Columbia. In these banks  deposits to the extent of $1000 are allowed. Under this system there are  35 offices, viz.,-22 in Nova Scotia; 2 In  Prince Edward Itland. 1 in Ontario, 1  In Manitoba, and 1 In British Columbia. Last year there were 54,9.12 depositors, with $17,644,936 on deposit.  "Arrangements have ",-een made for the  transfer ot the Government savings  bank In each province to -the Post-  office  Department  as  tbe  position ci  superintendent in each place treeomes  vacant.  In both these classes or savings  banks the rate ot interest paid waa  formerly four por cent., but in 1SS9 It  was reduced to 3 1-2 per cent.  On 1st April, 1SCS, the Pos'.-ofllce savings system was introduced with SI  offices. In three months there wen-  no less than 2102 depositors, who had  made 3247 deposits aggregating $204,-  589. In IS70 there ".were a million and  a half dollars on deposit; in 1875, $2,-  920,090; in 1SS5, 15,090,540, and in 1S95  $26,S03,542.  Add to this $17,041,950 on deposit l.n  other Government savings banks and  $13,128,483 In special savings banks,  and It will be soon that In 1S93 the  people of Canada had deposited In savings banks alone (apart from deposits  in chartered banks) the sum of $57,-  r78,9S],*e>r nearly $12 per head of population.  Last year there wore l_(l,G_8 depositors in the Post-office Saving Bank,  so -that the size of the average account was $222.22, the .highest In any  year since Confederation.  Taking imto nccount alt tho savings  batiks In the country outside of the  chartered banks, the progress of the  savings may be seem by taking the  aimount per head of population. In 1S71  it was $2 93; in 18S1. $5.44; in 1S91, $10.42;  in 1893, $11.02; and in 1S95 it was $11.32  per heed.  Frcm l-iesrc figures it will be seen  that In 20 years from 1875 to 1895 the  pavings of the people have increased  till they are now four times what  thoy were at the beginning of the  period per head of population.  The special ravings banks which are  in the Province of Quebec ��������� show development even during the past two  years of depressed trade, which must  have affected the earning capacity or  the people.  The record of the provinces in connection w.ith post-office savings banks  shows as follows  Last year there were 88,115 depositors in Ontario, 17.612 in Quebec, 6.682  in Nova Scolia, 4,442 in New Brunswick, 1,069 In Manitoba, 1,904 in BrltisJi  Columbia, 101 in Fntnce Edward Islatnd,  and 703 in  the territories.  "The amount on detpo_-t in Ontario  was $18,700,691, in Quebec $4,478,695, in  Nova Scotia $1,627,291 in New Brunswick $1,298,263, in Manitoba $163,058, In  Prince Edward Island $13,623 ,and in  the territories $10S,413.  The average aimount of eacth depositor. In Ontario was $212.23: in Quebec,'  $254.30; in Nova Scotia. 243.53, in Manitoba, $152.53; In ^British Columbia,  "218.09; in- Prince Edward Island,  $134.88, and in the territonles, $154.21.  -_ With regard todepcelts per head of  population, Ontario heads the J.lst, as  far as the post-office savings banks are  concerned. .The average is $8.50. Quelle shows $2.89 per head of population,  Nova Scctla, $3.58; -New Brunswick,  $1.04;'Manitoba. $0S0: British Columbia,  $3.16: Prince Edward' Island, $0.12, and  tbe teriritoi-es, $0.92.  .' The Maritime'Provinces make a big  showing, however, with regard to the  Government savings banks. Nova  Scotia has nearly $7,000,000 on deposit,  with an average of $15.29 per head oi  population. New Brunswick has-$0,������  441,137 on deposit, with an average ot  $20.05 per head of- population, and  Prince. Ed wa_d Island has over $2,000,-  000 on. deposit, with an-average per  head of $20-15.  Combining the returns of both Post-  office and Government savings' banks  there was on deposit last year In these  institutions $14,450,498, with an average  tn each depositor of $253.19, ana an  average amount per heiad of population  of   $8.74. ,      ..  New Brunswick" has the largest  amount* to" each depositor, both in the  post-office and the other Government  savings banks.  Tlie amount on de-posit in the Government savings banks, including postal and the other, per head or the  population by provinces. Is as follows:'  .Ontario, $S.75; Quebec, $2.89; Nova  Scotia, $18.87; New Brunswick, $24.09;  Manitoba, $4.30; Britlsth Columbia,  $9.02; Prince Edward Island, $20.27, and  _th e^Ten-i t orles, __$0.92.  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  Free bus ab all trains.  Comfortable  and  first-class   in  every respect.  Rates:   $1.00 and $1.50 a.day.  GIBBONS & BLANCIIFIKLD,  f20-tf Proprietors.  Go to Tapping's  Building- for���������    ������������������  a        No. 1 - -     ���������  Chop   Feed     ���������  Creamery Butter  Fresh  Eggs, Etc.  All ordcrti by mall aro carofully  at.odcd tj at bottom prlccB.  J. McCAIiLUM. Revelstoke Stn.  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your SuppKes-  TTAY, timothy and prairie: OATa,  CHOP, BRAN, SHOUTS KLOUR,  POTATOE*1. EGOS. BUTTER,  FISH, HAMS, BACON, Eic,  FROM HELLY BUOTrlERS  Reco Street BANDON  Extracts from Mining Laws of British Columbia  1. Any person over I'I years of ago or any  joint stock company, or foreign company, can  obtain a froe miner's corttfleat?. for onu or  moro years, paying a fea of S5.C0 for each year.  .-, 2. A fi-t'O mii.er onn. at any time obtain a  c.ii lidcato commencing to * un at tho expiration  of-hia tbon exising ccrtittcale, by paying lho  regular feo and producing suon existing  cenilicato.  3. A froe miner'd certificate Ib not transferable.  4. Any perfon or joint stock company,  mining or working on a mineral claim  without having taken ont a free minor's  certificate i' liable to pay a penalty not  exceeding $25, aud costs.  5. No person, or joint stock company,  can hold any right or interest to or in nnv  miocral claim, unless he or it -hall havo a free  miner's certificate unexpired.  Should any oo-owner fail to keep up his free  miner's certificate, his intorest becomes vested  in bis co-owners, ..      ���������   - --  A shareholder in a joint stock company noed  not bo n frco miner.    .-  6. A free minor, during the continuance of  his certificate, but no longer, has thn right to  enter, locate, prospect and mine upin any  waste l'-nda of the Crown, for all minerals  other than coal. ��������� _  7. A free miner may hold not more than ono  mineral claim on tbe _amo vein or lode,  except by purchase.  8. A free miner may kill game for his own  u_e while prospecting or mining.  9. A freo miner shall have all the rlcrMo and  privileges granted - ro free miner, by ihe  ''Placer Joining Act."  10 A free miner's intore.t in hi. mineral  claim���������save sb to chvms held as real estate���������  i_ a chattel interest.  LOCATING   -.tlt-EllAI. CLAIMS.  1. A mineral claim mint not exceed 1,500  fc.t in length by 1,500 feet in breadth.  2. All angles must bo right angles.  3. The cla'm must bo marked by two l<*ga  po.ta. numbered 1 and 2, pl'Cfd as nearly  as posslblo on the line of the] lodo or  vein, and net moro tban 1 SCO feet apart.   _���������  .4. A lezal post, mirked "Discovery Post'  must also ba placed on the lodo where it vt-a  di-covercd*  5. Tbe lino from' 1 to 2 must b. distinct) /  marVed by blazing trees, cuttin underbru-b,  or planting posts..  6. Locations made on Sunday, or any public  holiday, are not for that reason invalid.  f anadian  \   Pacific Hj)  SO , PACIFIC LINE  The cheapost, quickest and best  route to  Toronto      New York     Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  and all Eastern and European Points  Tourist Cars leave Itevelstoke  daily for Sfc. Paul; for Toronto  every Monday; and for Montreal  und Boston every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan niKlEinpress 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.  For full   particulars   apply  to  nearest C. P. R. agent, or to  I. T. BREWSTER,  Agent, Revelstoke.  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent, Vancouver, British Columbia.'  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders-* Promptly Attended To.  f22-tf  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  ?__r  ^j;  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� Revelstoke.  Proachlng aervleoa- at 11 a.m. ard "-JO  p.m. Ula-s meeting at the close of ' tho  morning sorvice.' tanbath-: School and Bible  Rinse at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  overy Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Tbe  public are cordially invited.   Seats free.  UEV. J. A. WOOD. Pastor.  PRESBVTERIAN ��������� CHURCH���������RereJstoke.  f-orvico every Sunday evening at -7:30  p.m. l-ib'o CIibs at 2-30 p.m., to which  ull aro welcome*.  M. GEDDE3, B   A.. Missionary.  HOLY  TRINITY CHURCH-RoTeletoke.  Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. and  7:30 p.m.  I_���������V. F. YOLLAND. Rector.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH-Revel-  sloko.    Mass fourth   Sunday La  month  at 10:30 A.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  ���������SB  PROFESSIONAL  -".-   B. McKECHNIE.  VV  ��������� (M. U��������� M. D, C. M.)  Physician and Burgeon.  Oflice:   No ir tho Union Hotel.  Calls by  tolophone or telegraph   promptly  attended to.   Ottloe hours:   9.30 to 11 a m , 1:30  to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m.  RltVEiBTOKB ���������       ��������� BR'T-Sn COLUMFIA.  F. McCarty  Wholesale and Retail  Butcher  Dealer In:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station  B. C  C_Jy\,MI.NS & CO.  The   PIONEER   STORE,  always    keeps    in   stock   -  a full line  of  _W-ineP8'; Supplies  FERGUSON. Ji. C.  rierchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet; B. C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, aud is now  first-class in every respect..- Good accommodation. Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Frank Julian  Dealer in  First Class  DRY WOOD  "All orders loft with. Mr. H. N.  Coursier will receive, my prompt  and careful attention.  The balance of deposits is not now  required (as It was formerly to be invested In Canadian Government securities, but forms a part of the unfunded debt of the Dom'nlo-i, and the  amount of this floating capital which  is at the disposal of the Government  necessarily fluctuates.  A comparison betwesn lhe savings  hanks returns in Canada and Australasia shows very much in ravor of the  latter country." But it must be remembered that there is no adequate means  of getting: at the total savings of the  Canadian people, as ho return Is re-  qu'red by the Government showing the  deposits -with special savings banks,  building and loan companies"saving  branches and the savings branches of  the chartered banks. These returns  ���������would doubtless swell the Canadian returns to large figures.  Following is the return per head of  population ot deposits in savings banks  in Australasia: New South Wales,  J2S.38: Victoria, $29.43; Queensland,  $23.25; South Australia, $35.39; "Western  Australia, $9.13; Tasmania, $19.01; New  Zealand, $29.14. The average per head  of population for Australasia is $28.13  and for e_____ads_-$8.7t  The savings banks returns of the  principal countries in the world show  Dernin-ark to be In the lead per head  of population. Great Britain has ah  a.verage of $15.55 in savings banks;  Sweden. $16.76; Norway, $23.71; Holland. $7.50; Austria, $23.73; Belgium,  $10.22: Italy. $11.60: France. $19.04:  Denmark, $63.09; United States,  $26.75.  The -withdrawals from Governnie-i-t  savings banks in Canada during five  years. 1890-95, inclusive, averaged $11,-  7SS.683. and the depsits $11,S0.,616.  The withdrawals in 1893 were $508,642  less than the five years' average, and  the deposits were $889,911 more than  the average for the same five years.  It is the policy of the Government to  transfer, as occasion arises, the accounts from the savings banks under  control of the Finance Department to  tlie Post-office Department.  Any- one Requiring  WOOD  llie U.K. Loyalist  The U.E. Loyalists were lovers of old  England who gave up everything they  had rather than abide in the revolted  __merican colonies under a new and  alien flag. They Fettled in Nova Scotia,  Ihe then wilderness of Ontario, the  West Indies. New Brunswick and elsewhere. The centenary of their departure from the United States was held  , In the Dominion in 1883, when the  quaint costumes and old ooaches of  the prevloua century were pa_*_"__.  Can buy it.  Cheaper from  W Fleming  Than you can afford to  steal it and take the  chances of being caught  2 f* ftfK Speelalty  Al-iy Iidou Prieas  bray  L. -JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Builder.  Ehop oppo_ ite Imperial Bank.     ������  Workmanship Guaranteed  n������i     Termo Cosh  C.JW. WOODWORTH  M. A..  LL. B.  Notary, Conveyancer, Etc.  Mines and Real Estate.  __loca    Crrr     ���������     -     Biut.bu Columbia.  Columbia House  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located. ���������       .   -  -    - -- -  Best Accomodation. r - ���������-���������'-   ���������  St: Leon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrow  - Lake, run in connection. -  Rales $1.00 Per Day.     --   Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN <_ CLARKE, Proprietors, Revelstoke.  When at ..  j B. 0.  -    - The gnteway to the great  East ^ootenay  _  \  gold fields  THE Kootenay House  assures you every comfort, exquisite  -   tahles and commodious rooms   ���������  Headquarters for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  Fort Steele Stn go leaves Kootenay :  House    every  Tuesday. ' * ���������    : -  Strictly First Class   ;     S.ADLER. Propr  The -^  -is  t n  Revelstoke  __.  _J ���������-v^* *-_"1 __4         JSss^L  l���������_* _^_J_k nnr v"".   B _r"_  .1  fl<_>J3el"lCL...  5000   f .ad-PS   ..oh week  as The , Herald's circulation is 1000 a week.  t H  "   Au ad in THE HERALD will reach the  people of West Kootenay.  Latest   telegraphic news from all points  ui) to the point of issue.  [1  Subscription, $2.O0 a Ye op  __���������  ,"^"���������������������������~"        Invariably in Hdvtmee  OUP Job DepaPttneftt is well equipped. We  -print everything, and do it in first class style  as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.      Give us at rial job".            .  '      l  Special Retention to __QHIU ORDEf.3  fl  tJOHHSOfi                                                          Proprietors  &                                                                              and  DBTTTpIECB.           _-������eirelstokc, B.C.              Publishers.  '        fl  1        ���������  f                                                                                                               I  i "-H  The Gowaq-Holten-Downs Go.  Wholesale dealeis in  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Cigars.  Agents for ____. W. Karn Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Columbia. IM _���������__"___-_'������'J** li  Wanted  B  Dualors in Rolled Oats, Ontmcal  and   all   kinds of  Gr.iins,  I'Ved.'cti'., to write thu  rackman & Ker Milling Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta.  ejt'Ai.iTY ltioirr���������i*mt;i_s meiuT  Agent:  A. B. Gray, Nelson.  Lumber is still at a pruinium,  * Don't spoil ysiur feet,Slater's boots  uc'cil no la-caking in.  .T.-is. Hutchison has received the contract for the; excavation work at the  new U.1M-. hotel.  LOCAL AND JJENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   Generat Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke,  There are reported to ho four men  In Sandon for one job.  The s.s. Larde.-ti started running to  Thomson's Landing yesterday.  Seven miners went through from  l.iiiiri. for the Yukon on Monday.  Mrs. Buchanan arrived from Calgary  on Monday to join her husband here.  L. T. Thompson anel W. Nutter left  yesterday fur Harrison Lake, to prospect.  ��������� Mr. Ed. Adair went down the river  today to examine a milling pre.pt.-  stiini.   .  A car load of stall fed steers ai-  i-ived vesterday from I.randon, Man.,  for J.'H. Hull & Co.  ��������� A cattle car load of Chinamen went  through yestcrd'iy to work for the C.  I'. R. at Arrowhead.  XV. II. Howard, of South Edmonton,  arived here yesterday, with a carload  of farm produce from Lednc.  Mr. George Alexander.of Kaslo, who  is managing the electric light company  there went through to the east on  Monday. ,  Alex. McGregor, C.P.R. bridge foreman, returned on Monday from a three  month's visit to his native home in  Scotland.  Mr. B. Dewar, M. E., of Toronto,  president of tliu Smuggler Mining &  Development. Co. at Fairview went  through on Monday.  Mr. II. B. Crockett, of the Hotel  Ferguson, Ferguson, and Mr. A. Craig  of the firm of Craig to Hillman. Trout  Lake City came in on Sunday's boat.  ' There are four buildings. Cmninings  & Sparling's hotel. C. B. Huuie to Co's  store, and buildings for .1. Knowles  and C. Holten proing up in Ferguson  just now. There is not an idle man in I  town, everyone being employed eitliei I  at the mines or on. their own claims.  The kindergarten will be openetl on  May 1st with a probable attendance  of iO. for whom-chaii'S are being provided bjr the ladies' committee, who  have decided to put the balanere of the  subscriptions promised into other appliances necessary for the working of  the class.  The growth of thc**lown within the  past few weeks litis had the effect of  augmenting the 'attendance at the  church set vices. In the Methodist  church the seating accommodation litis  lately been . found altogether insufficient, and thirty additional chairs  have been provided.  Ed. Hillman, of Craig & Hillman of  Thomson's Landing, is in Calgary buying ii carload of horses for work on  the Ferguson road. He is also buying a four horse stage coach which  will run with the mail from Thomson's Landing to Trout Lake City  and Ferguson. He will be back In  about ten days.  Work is being rapidly pushed for-   ward-on_Q_Le--ary's contract at t,he_13_h  crossing. The new piece of track  leaves the present line west of the  bridge and runs along the north bank  of the Illecillewaet. turning in again  and crossing tlie river above tlie snow-  shed, thus avoiding the dangerous  slides, which have, annually given such  trouble at this point. The new bridge  is to be a steel one. and masons tire  now building granite abutmeuts for  the structure.  An accident to a freight train near  Bear Creek delayed all trains from  the east at Donald since Saturday.  A freight train going west with 17 ears  of preferential freight for the south,  struck a rock on the track, and the  engine and fourteen cars were derailed,  and the track badlv torn up in the  process. The engine rolled over and  turned wheels up on the side of the  track. The engineer, W. B. Nicholson, had no time to stop the train  after sighting the rock until the engine  was right on it. Both engineer and  fireman escaped without the least injury.  J. McCalluni has obtained the agency  for Kootenay for the sale of the Excelsior Safety Burner.  Kecent obstructions to traffic piled  freight up at Donald till the yard wtis  full and ovui .lowing.  * The lady who is particular about  her dress will gut one of those spring  costumes at Coursier's.  Tlies.s.Koeiteri.'iy is not ready for the  passenger trade yet, but the carpenters am working on her all the tinie.  Capt. Miiepliei-Oii, who is interested  in tlie "Volsely group, em the north  fork of tliu lllecillewaet, came iu on  Monday and went down south.  Messrs. D. McCarthy anil Robinson  have purchased lots on the corner near  the brewery, on wliich they are erecting two residences for themselves.  The Enterprise brewery is being  rapidly put into shape to commence  operations. JI _���������. J. Fisher, tl?e brewer,  expects to begin brewing inside of  thirty days.  The steamers Nakusp and Kootenay  are now able to navigate the lakes  without trouble, with the result that  the yard at Arrowhead is clearer of  freight than it has been for a long  time.  John Hamilton, a well-known Cal-  gury hoisi-tnan, will be in Revelstoke  in about ten days with 23 pack horses  for work on the Big Bend trail, and  o her lu.r.es for saddle and livery  work, llu is going into partnership  with Guo. Laforme.  Tliu Toronto Type Foundry Co. have  rented spare in-C. B. Hume to Co's  new warehouse, ami will put in a  co-jple of carloads of printing machinery, etc., at once, making this a distributing' centre for Kootenay. Mr.  J. C. Cronio will bu in charge*.  Mr. P. Leake got the following assay  out of a sample from one of the claims  locale-d by L. Thompson and J. Kirkpatrick iii the Nicola valley recently :  gold 0 1-5 i)'/.. and a trace of silver.  This is the lowest assay yet made on  samples from the claim's. Mr. Kirkpatrick- is negotiating an option on  the claims with ;i San Francisco company for 5j.lJ-.tXX).  Sheriff Rudgraves came in-on Mou-  day to conduct the Orphan Boy sale.  lie was taken ill suddenly on the train  by which lie left for home on Tuesday,  13th inst., and has been in beil at Donald till lie got up lo return here for  the sale. The Herald is glad to say  that he is recovering. ���������  Tlie front truck of the third car from  the engine of the passenger got olf the  rails in a mud slide, four miles the other  side of Laurie on "Monday. The train  ran 'a couple of hundred yards with  the truck off the. track before it could  be pulled up. Nothing wtis hurt, except that the track was slightly racked  up. This caused a further delay of  two hours to the already nearly two  clay's late train.  A prominent eastern business man  said to a 1I__i..\i_i_> reporter yesterday:  "If the C.l-M-. woultl only give Revelstoke the same freight rales as exist  between eastern points ami Vancouver, in one year Revelstoke would be  the. largest wholesale anel distributing  point in the province " At present it,  pays to have freight shipped through  from Toronto to Vancouver and pay  tlie local freight back. This means a  haul e>f SIX! miles further than necessary, and longer delay in receiving  goods. If tlie C. P. R. would give  Revelstoke the same through rate  from eastern points as "Vancouver enjoys, our business men would be perfectly satisfied, as even this much  would make Revelstoke at once, what  her natural advantages will in any  case-ultimately��������� ::*.ake*_Jie:*,_the__'Oii__  mercial centre for the whole of AVest  Mr. \V. B. Pool will probably return  today.  Firemen's ball in Bourne's hall tonight.  Mrs. .1. "W. Haskins, of Vancouver,  is in town.  The Kaslo & Sloi.-an railway is once  more open to trallit'.  Eight more lots were sold yesterday  near lhe Methodist church.  Mr. V. McCarty left, on Sunday for  Calgary to buy beef cattle.  * A special lot of ladies'sailor hats  will be a special up at Coursier's this  week.  Mr. Eli McBean intends, if the river  keeps up, lo start up river with a boat,  load of supplies for Boyd's and Carne,'  Creek tomorrow.  S. Durham will leave with his party  this week to commence work on the  obstructions to navigation at thu canyon.  D. Mcintosh is el paring his lot near  the brewery, and the ground is being  prepared for Wallace's boarding house  in the same neighborhood.  Work lias been commenced em the  ground round the Methodist church.  A neat fence will be put up and the  grounds In id out with shade; trees. -  * An extensive line of trunks and  valises just opened .up at C. B. Huinu  to Co.'s. Genuine leather goods marked at reasonable prices. Call in and  sue them.  A number of old timers went down  to Mr. John Hetherington's farm this  morning to hold a bee to.move tliu  bouse further back from the river  bauk.  Mr. I. T. Brewster, Tom Bain and  four men are to start at the end of the  week for Carnes' Creek to commence  work on the property belonging to the  Carnes'-Creek Mining Co.  Mr. Flcefwoti'l, who rcccnl.Iy arrived  with his family from Derliy, Eng..  where he was slalion master for 10  years, lias.taken a position in tlie C. V.  R. freight shed here.  Mr. A. D. Dtiriiford. inspector of the  Molson's Bank, caint* in on the delayed  No. 1 on a tour of examination of thu  Kootenay from a .banking point of  view.  The musical enterta'iinient to be  given in Bourne's hull on Friilay even-,  ing, in aid of the funds of tlie English'  church, promises to be a most enjoy-  nble alfair. Among tlie performers in  the concert are -Sirs. Heart), Mrs.  Coursier, Miss Martin, Mis_ ' Alice  Northey, Miss Mary Edwards, and  Messrs. Hetirri and Leake. -  John Sanderson, foreman of the Last  Chance, and Jas. Sweeney, foreman of  the Consolation, camu in , from the  Big Bend on Saftn-diiy evening last.  Mr. Sanderson lias not been - down to  Revelstoke. for llte'past two years, and  is now here to attend the meeting of  the company. Mr. Sweeney brought  in about 400 of goltl in nuggets," two  of which ".vent $i)G, besides a large  quantity of fine gold.  _____ If. "^V*--.*���������_!-������^*-f"_ni  Kootenav.  The body of XV.  knocked off Tom  capstan   bar last  Mile -eddy   and  McArthur, who was  Horn's boat bv the  fall at the Twelve  drowned, was seen  on Monday morning, floating down  river past the bre-wery. Some men  jumped into a boat lying on the bank  and brought the body to shore just  below the bridge. It wtis floating face  downwards, clothed in a heavy shirt  tind blue overalls. All the hair was  gone from the head, except, one small  batch. - On being turned over tbe  features were unrecogniz-ible, but tbe  general appearance shewed tbe body  to be that of McArthur. Nothing was  found on the body except a pipe and  knife?. It was placed in a cnflln and  taken up to the cemetery and buried  in the evening. Rev. 3. A. Wood cii.1-  ciating. The coroner's jury met with  Coroner-Maclean, in the evening at  the courthouse and brought in a verdict of accidental death.  POLICE COURT.  (Before J. D. Graham, 8. M.)  On Monday John Smith, ���������whn was  arrested last week begging at the station and using abusive language to  those, .> ho refused his modest l-eejiiests,  was given 1-1 days imprisonment,  "St-otty" .Martip.. who was arrested  on Fr-idav la_,t with a considerable jag  concealed about bis person, under the  influence of which bu was wreaking  his vengeance on society with ;. club  opposite the Cuiilr.il was bound over  lo keep the peace, for six months.  Tuesday morning a case, which excited considerable interest, in Chinese  circles came up. It was a charge of  assault preferred by Sam, the cook'at  the Lake-view hotel, Arrowhead,  againt E. Chow, his prodecessor in  fhat situation. It appeal's that E.  Chow and Sam both belong to tbe  .-ame see-ret society, anrl E. Chow re:  sent"eH"tb-e~f;ictrof^n-brcithei-dtiiiig  -him  out of his job ami so proceeded to impress the pure principle.'' of fraternity  upon him with ji club, while Sam was  asleep on a tabic, with this result that  Sa.ni is a pretty badly battered up  Chinee:. Tlie. pri toner pleaded guilty  and was fined $20 arid co.ls.  Our Aim is  To  Suit   Our   Customers.  Anil judging by tlie increase in  our btisitii"..-, we art* Mirt-t-rtlirij* in  suiting them, probably better than  outside tailors we read about.  We have tlie largest stock in the  town to se.-lect from. The v������.-i-y latest  in suiting.1.  Satisfaction guni-into-d.  Wilson, Tailor.  -     Opp. C. P. It. water tank.  _^Ci%ii__ilMiL imTdiint^Tnf_ht������ t  ri___1_Hl_ii_^_,t^a'\_-_   MMl������_/    tfrilh'ilL*   TOa ^B  Agent for the Blickensderfer  Typewriter"  F. B. WEhhS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  . 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 attcnJc-d to.  BBYBL'STOKB     STATION,    .B.C.  CITIZENS !..__________________  PREVENT DISEASE  by purifying your yards and outliouse3 -  wilh * ���������      . '  Chloride ofcLime  Copperas  SURE DISINFECTANTS  -   ...l-'Oll  RALE  AT... y  ABEY'S DRUG STORE,  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Mail Orders promptly and careful y attoadetl to  HOiICl- i* h.'reby (.'veil that 60 days from  elt-ti* I, F. B. llaiutird. Intend to upnly to tho  Chief Conimisioner of hands and Wotks fur  ru'i-fiii-sion to puicha'o Ilk) acres of'bind:-  Ceimiiicncing from a post situated about 1.  miles "noi tli e-f Ferguson Forks, on lh .' o >st  back of tho North Fork ot L irdctiu ltivi-r;  thence running west 10 chains; ihui.ee north 111  chaii,B* thence <a-t-ID chains; t.hcnco south 10  chains to point of commencement.  F. S BARNARD.  Dated 29-h March, 1S07.  EVERYBODY READS THE HERALD  NOTICE i-< liT.by s-v-n that CO days from  (tare I N. P. SiiDWdon act n_r as a..cut for  A. E McPliillips, i.itt'h- making implication Co  the llo-i. the Chief Oiiinmis oiie-i- of Linda and  Works for puimis.-ion to piircliusc one hundred  and sixty acres of 1 nd in Trout- Lake Mining  Division of Wcs'. Ko iteniiy District, do crib d  as follows:���������Commencing at a lost marked  .'Initl-l P.'st A," _tl.iii.t-ii at lho n.r_h-w,C3t  corner of D. Fergu on's pre cmption'iif tlr.ee  hundred and twenty u.ivs: thence west forty.  t-h_in-������* tlionc* south forty chain ���������: tliencc-easi  forty chains; tbence north forty chains to point  of coiiirrjcnccnic-t.  -  N. P. SNOW-DEN.    .  .' ' ' Agent tot- _V   E. MePbilUp-.  Trout Lako, 20th Alarc-li. ___".-  To the Printing Trade  of Kootenay   . ^.  J. C. Cr_mo, for many years with tho American Typo Foundry Co.. litis been appointed  agent for the Toronto Type Foundry, with  headquarters at Vancouver, 15. C. A full lino  of Job and News ink wi 1 bo kept in stock  thsre. A stock of Cylinder presses. Job Presses anti Paper Cutters will be kept at Itevelstoke. so that prirt'er3 can be supplied at stioit  notice. Don't buy until you sco mo. Tho Toronto Type Foundry'Co. is sole agent for tho  product of the American Typo Foundry l.o. ia  Canada.  A DDItESS _______  -^J.-C.^CROME,-  Vancouveb, B. C.  Notice of Assignment  Hutchison __ McGregor, GotiTal .".Torchants,  l-cvcl-tokc, have ussigrc-l In my favor  All business communication, to be addressed  nnd payment of all tiutstancling accounts to bo  made at once to me or to niy agent, W. G.  Paxton, Notary Public, Itevelstoke, who is  authorised to receive same.  .ItniN Hutchison,  of Vernon, 13. C.  Kovelstokc, loth A prll. 1397. Uap-v3t  Dissolution of Co-Partnership  The partnership heretofore exl'ting between  A. R. JI. aiolmltl and "W*. B. 1 _t_so under the  firm name and style of Sibbald ft I'casc, as  commission rncrchar.ts at Itevelstoke, bus this  day been dissolved by run ual consent- All  accounts due tho old firm can be paid cither to  W. II. Pease __. Co. or to J. I). Siblmld, untl all  liabilities against lho said Sllibaltl __ Pease will  be assurnctl by W. B. Petiio # Co.  A. If. II. SimiAM...  W. li. Pkabk.  l-ovcl-lokc. jVprll 1,1807.  Ilap-iv.'  CERTIFICATE OF InlPROVEMEHTS  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  BLACt-SniTH-NG and* JOBBING, -  PLU.riBINa and PIPE-FITTING,  TINSHlTHINq and SHEET IRON  ���������" WORK,        ..  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Robti Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  TOWSER MINI-HAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Trout Lako Mining Division cf  West K-iol-iiiiy District, l.oo-t-d northerly  extension of Sucshinc c Itiirr. on Silver Cup  Mountain.'  TAKE NOTICE that I F. S. r.irnard, ascnt  for John Know">e<, free minir's . ciillcato  No. 58031, intend, CO el.iy. from the date hereof,  toappl. to tho Mining I-Cco-dcr for a ccrtifl-  etitu of improvements, for lho purpose of ob-  taimrg a Crown grant of the above oluini.  And further lake lut-ct. that action, under  s clion.37.  must be commenced   before the  i__ imiicc of bu. li cei tificdic of improvement-.  Dated this 2!)lh day of "larch, 1.U7.  P. S. Bai-karu.  SUNSHINE MINERAL CLAIM.  Sltit.itc in the Trout. Lako ..lining Divi-ion of  V". est Kootenay DU'ricc   Located north, rly  ���������extension of-tlic Silver-Cup Mineral .CI_.itD.___  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. H. Pavnard, a-tont  fori). Ferguson, frio'miner's certificate  No. oSClt", intend, sixty d-iys from lho d-t.  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  certificate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim. '  ' And further lake notice t.haf. notion, under  section 37 must bo commenced before lhe  issuance, nf such certillcat c of improvements.  Dated this 20th day of March, 1807. '  -   . ' i "    I".  S. BA1INW.RD.  COLONIAL MINERAL CLAIN.  Situate in lhe Trout Like Mining D vision of  West Kootenay District. Located about II  miles from Trout Lake and be.ing npouihcrly  extension of lho A'plii Minerul Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I. F. S. Barnard Mnn-  ' nging Director ' t tho l.Illooct, Fraecr River  nnd Crti'ibon floltl Fields Llinito", freo miner's  certificate No. 1.11018, intend, sixty days from  tho date hereof to apply to the Mining Recorder for ti certificate* of improvements, for tho  purpose of obtaining a Crown giant of the  above claim.  And further take notico that action, under  section 37. must bo commenced before tho  issu .nee of siichccr-iflcati* of Improvements.  Dated this IfUth day of March 1>S'7.  1", S. Barnard.  W. G, B1RNEY,  Painters  PAPER-H ANGER,  ���������         GLAZIER  EM imatcs f ur.-.ished..  . All orders promptly attended to. ��������� -  Address: Care of UNION HOTEL.  21mnf  C. E.  SHAW  General Agent  FERGUSON  -Townsite..  Mining .Broker and Insurance Agent.  Typewriting and Conveyancing.  Telephone No. 20  Cable address: Shawe, Rovelaloko  A FRESH  CONSIGNMENT  OF   ���������  CIGARS-  Hair  Vigors  and   Hair Tonics  At   J.   MORGAN'S   0  Tonsorial Parlors.  Fresh Confectionery and Fruit always on hand  AGENTS,  VICTORIA POWDER CO.  If  _3������ ���������   i>" l���������J' Mi IT fl ������1 If _f  -ft  AGENTS,  RAM   LAL'S   TEA.  Wholesale and Retail General Merchants  NEW DRY GOODS.  Now opening, consisting of Dress Goods, Prints (newest patterns, Mu.-iinp,  Cottons, Cretonnes, Flannelettes, Cambrics, Floor Oil Cloth, and Carpets in  latest designs.  NOW ARRIVING.  Three cars of HARDWARE, comprising everything needed in that line by  Miners and Builders. .'.  Our stock of GROCERIES i8 the largest we have ever ccrried.  IN QUALITY our goods are the best that can be procured���������IN PRICE we can compete with any.  STORES:   REVELSTOKE, TROUT   LAKE   CITY, FERGUSON

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