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Array j t  Published iii Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocaii Districts.  //  --rSSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WEBK- ^*ArB_D3<r__3S_DA"_rS   A:_T:D   SATTJ"R"DATS-  Vol.  I.     No    21.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 81, 1897.  $2,00 a Year in Advance  If o  W  THK first thirg wise ppoo'c tlii-k of ���������������  \\he*i onleritiir gooels hy mail is tli.s $  oapne-iLe- fur bimlne-������s ot' tliost' th.sy wr'te iW  to. The'iepiitiitirn wei'iilni" for prompt- JJ,  n-ts ".nl.Ooinir Mill O.-'ie-i- trade forKe is  ahead at a. itra'.ilyiiiK ruto. -       jSj  Our Spaclaltiss ���������_��������������������������� , gj  Groceries Dry Goods S  Liquors Boots and Shoes    GO  Cigars Men's Furnishings (m  Crockery Tailoring X*-.  Dressmaking Q.  ilcquc't* f.*r price I'sts and samples &  receive prompt lUtriitioii. )J  "������������������  WJSgi?  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary A..  MINING .  FIRE AND  LIFE  INSURANCE  Qhas. r. carlyon,  BARRISTER-AT-L'AVV,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  .^--OFFICE :   Mail buildins.. I.evels'oUo. Tl C.  Watch. _  ^airing*  Have inoved my.workshop temporarily to my  residence*, opposite the  R: C. Church, Revelstoke  Station. I am prepari'd  tei dci all kinds of watch  repairing, cleaning, etc.  - 1 guar.it) tee" good work  at lowest, prices.  W. GAINER,  llish Grade AVatch Specialist  J.   R.   KUCL^eS*:"-CO.7  Successors to Hull Bros. <Ss Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Uo tail Dealers  - i   Bosl". Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All crdcr3 in our lino promptly filled.  Ladies' Shirt  Waists  Muslins  Prints  Dress Goods  Trimmings  The Largest and Most Complete Stock of DRY GOODS  in town at > -'.  Dressmaking Department  under management .of, Miss  Chase.  WALL PAPER.  is what we want to talk to  you abiut. and we're (.nine to ml Ic about it till  we've o.invincud you that you c-tn buy your  pup-r f'om ns jus: ns oh"npIy as you can-send  down E eat for it te d pay ihe express All wc  u^k i* n chonao to show you the paper ��������� w*������ aro  selling fo:- 10c, 15c. II-*, 15c a roll ana up. Write  us for samplo-i and prices.  - .  THOMSON BROS.' BOOKSTORE,  , (JAT.GAKY,  .���������M.BlSRTA.  ROBT.  SAMSON    -  .'���������      .- '   '-   hEATwBlt IN-'    '-    '-'-;-'  CORD AND STOVE WOOD    ,'  nt lowo-t prices.  Drtiving of  all kinds promptly' attended to.   Prices right.  ' ItEVELSTOKE, B.C.  RON WORKS  BLACKSfllTHINQ and  JOBBING,  PLUflBING and PIPE-FITTING,  TINSniTHINQ and SHEETTRON  WORK,  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a > Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  LOTS  HAVE BEEN BLOCKED OUT'IN THE  _so  $110  TOWNSITE  AND ARE NOW  ON THE MARKET.  Inside, $160 Corner Lots.^     )  - Tekms :  ������ Cash, ������ tlnee months,'., six months, ������ nine months.  \J������    Ca  General Agent, RevelstGke.  NOTICE  An I intend to leave town, owing to ill  health, about, the 1st of March. 1 hereby  request that till debts due me bo settled before  that date, after which thoy will be placed in  the hands of a collector.  febI3lf AV. FLEMING."  T.  ABRIEL,  NAKUSP.  B.C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  For information on m'neral claims on  Cariboo Creek, write at once and __������t particulars.  . 2Smrtt  NOTE AND COMMENT.  The recent excitement iihout the  Iocaticn of the new government oflice  was premature. In agitations of this  kind the old rule applies. First get  vour government office. A government ollice for Itevelstoke is only  conspicuous in the provincial estimates  for the year ending June 30, ISOrf, by  its excessive absence. As for the protection of thu river bank here, it  figures at exactly Ihcsiinie amount as  the Herald estimated it would a few  weeks ago, aiiel that is nothing at nil.  Iti'f.-ict. outside of the sum of $lolO tor  a teacher, assistant, and general expenses under the head of education,  and the salaries of the gold commissioner and constable, Revelstoke ��������� is  elown for this magnificent sum of ij!200,  neither more nor less, to he expended  on her roads. The government have  not done this in ignorance. They  knew perfectly well of the Dominion appropriation' ��������� of . $10,000.00  on condition of an equal sum  being' forthcoming from Victoria  for the necessary work on our river  bank."' t.The Revelstoke newspapers  iind board of trode' have kept the  matter constantly in evidence. They  havo obviously washed their hands of  the whole business. , That they are  thereby violating a distinct pledge of  their old leader," Chief Justice Davie;  seems,'to cut no figure at all. The  claims of this community on the province*, have been assessed at two hundred dollars and very lucky to.get  even that.   .,��������� ��������� -  The scries'of articles on the various  groups of mining properties on the  upper' Liirdeau, which has been appearing in the Revelstoke Herald  for the past couple of months/seems to  have met with considerable approval  from our esteemed contemporaries ou  all sides. tThere is not one of them  hut what has appeared anel .re-appear-*  ed in the columns of the lower country,  coast and eastern press. They have  'been dished up as new and startling  discoveries. Kaslo has claimed them  for her own and Rossland has tried- to  work.in a lien oil thftn. 'No-less than,,  three of-them'appeared in .a.rrecent  issue of the Toronto Telegram 'headed  Slocan News and credited to the Koss-  lander. But with"e>ue or two "honor-  ahle exceptions it is very rarely that  they have been credited where they  were due. The lofty; soaring intellects  that control the lowtr country'press  naturally disdain to appeal* as collecting paragraphs through so. commonplace a medium its'the columns of a  contemporary.' They prefer to crib  an item holus bolus *and re-write a  couple of lines at the beginning, so as  .to make_it:kri*ad _iis__if_ciMung__fre}__  soine special and exclusive source of  information. The atmosphere of vast  cities like Rossland and Kaslo probably tends to some confusion of ideas of  ltietim iind tetim. In the rush and  hurry of getting ont large metropolitan sheets such as the Kootetiian and  Rosslander, the small country papers  naturally can only hope to yield their  modest quota to swell the world-  shaking columns and having done  their duty to die a natural death under the editor's table. What arc* the  miserable rags doing iu it country  whicli aheaely possesses the Koot-  enaian and Rosslander anyhow ?  '  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter-^"-"*  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  BIG STRIKE ON SILVER CUP  Three Feet of Clear   Shippinj-   Ore   on  the Ledge.  "Malinger Monroe came out to Arrowhead last week to wire to Alessrs.  Dunn to Parrel, the owneis, the news  of a big ili-ike on the Silver Cup. The  tunnel on which the working party  has linen occupied for the last 7 or 8  months is completed anel lhe ledge  has been tappetl at a depth of 300  feet, cross-ct.tting eight, feet ofrledgc������  matter, of which three feet is a vein of  clear high grade galena and grey  copper ore. anil the balance* a splendid  concunlrating ore of higher quality  than any yet struck in the- ledge.  Fifteen ton's of fine shipping ore weie  taken out in cross-cutting. - Mr. Monroe is naturally jubilant over the  strike and consider-, the character of  tho Silver Cup ns tine of the gi cutest  mines in Kooienay to be now established beyond penidventure.  Leave your orders for   read,    : :  Cakes,     :     :  Confectionery  y  With..  Revelstoke .Station  SAM NEEDHAM  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  IN GOOD STYI.K AT LOWEST PKICES.  D0_GLAS ST.,  REVEL'STOKE  THE   SILVER   CUP  Eight Foot of Ore at the Intersection of  the Veins  Trout Lake City. B.C., March 22.  ���������In previous notes respecting the  Silver Cup'mine, I stated that two or  more veins of ore should be intersected  in the ciosscut. This is now clearly  demonstrated, as during the last few  days a vein eight feet ��������� wide has been  exposed, showing good galena for considerable, width, and concentrating  ore for its entire width. As far as I  can gather, this tunnel has yet to be  extended fifty or sixty feet before  striking the * original Cup vein. It  might he to the interests of the owners  to push the present tunnel on 100 or  more feet after the Cup vein is struck  to demonstrate if there is nor, yet  something good beyond.  This point is of considerable interest  to prospectors who are located on the  same veins. It will be the duty of  owners to prospect fully every pai-t of  their claims in order to know what  they really possess. I shall be very  much surprised if this section of the  country is not one ' of the best pro-  diicei-s in Wesrt Kootenay by the end  of the year. With an ore the value of  this, certainly efforts will he made to  get it to market. We shall see prospectors from the valley to the summit  of the hill trying to expose the hidden  wealth. The management of the Cup  deserve great credit, for the workmanlike manner in which the work is  earned out  The Sunshine continues as last week,  showing a large body of rich ore.  Brewster aud McCttllow are opening  on their claims near the Cup. AVe  heartily wish them good luck. Others  will soon follow suit.  A HIGH GRADE BELT.  Report on the North Fork- of. the lllecillewaet.  'By P. Leako, M.E , Revelstoke.)  Previous to the year 1SU0. not much  attention had been paid to this pari, of  AA7est Kootenay;* but. owing to the  diecovery, of the .Downie Creek pic-  perties, now owned by Mr. J. Grant,  the Government has built a trail from  Albeit Canyon to the,head waters of  this creek.' Oh this., trail'several rich  and extensive ore deposits have been  discovered,* umn.ng wliich we may  mention, the. Grant Group or claims  on the head-waters of Downie Creek,"  the Sir Walter and adjoining claims,  owned by Mr. _. McPherson, the claim  owned and worked hy Mr. Ben'Green,  etc.      '    " - ._     ��������� -  Geology.���������Proceeding along the trail  in a north-easterly, direction up the  lllecillewaet River, we' pass over an  .extensive belt of compact-limestone.  and continue in this formation until  we reach the properties on Downie  Creek. As wo pass up the valley,  large boulders of granite can be seen.  To the east of the limestone a, belt of  granite traverses ' more or less - the  whole range, and the cropping can *be  found possessing various dimensions  from Upper Kootenay' Like , to the  Big Bench 'The formation on both  sides of this granite belt contaiu highly  mineralized.quartz veins..The granite.  'is'evidently-in'ti'iisive. anil, appears to'  have had an intimate connection .with  the occurrence of the metalliferous deposits found in the adjacent areas on  both' sides of it. > The mineral, belt,  wliich pitsses from , Kootenay Lake  through lllecillewaet. Downie'Creek,  and north to the Big Bend, is extremely well-defined, and evidences of its e*x-  isteuce occur throughout the .entire  distance. It is also a high grade belt,  containing silver, golel, copper, lead,  and -as.you proceed further .north,  nickel.   ,- ,.  ' The Downie Creek pioperties occur  in the stratified limestone a small distance west of the tiiinsition of the  granite. , This is a similar citso to  many of the' Cornwall mines, where  ahneislf-the���������whulcs���������uf���������the���������ininei'iil-  wenith of that country occurs within  a distance of some two or three miles  on each side of the junction of granite  anil kill.is, and to a marked degree is  this seen near St. Just and St. Ives.  ���������The veins found on the Waverly and  Montague  and .adjoining  claims  em  Downie Creek, are inclosed in walls of  calcitc, and a tunnel has been driven  on the Waverly close to the hanging  wall, shi)\viug a   continuous   body   of  highly mineralized ore (at  this point  about  G*i   feet-  wide),   composed    of  quartz,    galena,    tetrahedrite ' (grey  copper),   with  some   hydrous    ferric  oxide, resnlting from the. decomposition of iron  nyrites,"and occasionally  stephanite  (brittle  silver)   and   cer-  argyrite (horn silver).   Of six samples  taken from this portion of the vein,  the average amount of silver per Lon  was  104 ounces,  some   picked  specimens running as high as 1,400 ounces  .per tun.   The total width of tho  vein  'is about '10 feet,  containing 0 feet of  good ore, fl feet on hanging wall and  S feet on footwall, the vein, in  conformity'"with others foiintl in Ibis district,   having  a  north-westerly   and  south-easterly trend, and an  easterly  underlie of about 2 feet to the fathi.in.  The cropping can be traced for many  cla'ms showing it   to   be  continuous  and following its natural course; and  about 1,000 feet west of this vein is also  found a parallel vein, having the s;>,nie  course and dip, the ore being much of  the-same character, containing,  however, more gold but a less percentage  of copper.   The Tangier Claim  is on  this vein, anel assays taken  went  100  ounces of silver anel li ounces gold per  ton.     Owing to the richness  of the  ore found in such considerable quantities,   the   district  is  without    doubt  destined to heroine one of   the  most  active camps in the Province.     From  the Sir AA'alter and adjoining claims  (16 miles from Albert Canyon) some  very high silver assays have been obtained, viz: 300 and 1,000 ounces; Ihe  veins, however, are not so wide as the*  Downie   Creek ones.���������Report of   the  Minister of Mines. ���������  THE BLACKBURN GROUP.  Another of Ferguson's Leading Grcups.  which will be hoard from.  The Blackburn group is situated tit  the head of G'llena Creek, a tribulaiy  nf the north fork of the upper Lardeiiii  river. It was located in 1892 by Chas.  Blackburn. The .ledge i.s a contact  ledge of slate and .limestone, with a  splendid surface showing and several  claims have been staked on it. A good  deal of assessment work has been done  on the**e claims, but the inaccessible  character of tho country h"s hitherto  prevented development. The ore is  galena and grey copper. Several  assays have have been 'made of ore  from this ledge shewing an average of  about. K00 oz. in silver and ijilO to $15  ir. gold. With the transportation  facilities which piojtsct.ed railroads and  roiiils will give next season, there'-can  be no doubt this group ot claims will  take a prominent, rauk muting Ferguson shippers in the near future.  DONALD  PETITION TG ROME.  J,. Kernaghan is rushing up an icehouse back of the round house in the  C.P.R. yard, which the Dominion  Government lire getting built to store  ice'in readiness for the cold storage  warehouse which is to be put up here  in connection with Prof. Robertson's  scheme in aid oT the crenmery industry in the Northwest. The ice will be  brought in from the Bow ltiver as  soon as the ice house is ready foi it.  The Dog-Poisoner Caught.���������New Machinery for the'C. P. R. Shops.���������A  Big Deal in Ferjjuson' Town Lots.���������  Archdeacon McKay to Leave Donald.  Fran Oar Own Correspondent.       .,        ... '  .Tno. Ellenbergh, shoeinnker of this  town, was brought up last week 'on it  charge, ol poisoning .dogs. Magistrate  Armstrong considerately ? let this  man olf oii a $10 fine*,"which, consiilet-  ing that during the last three years  about SO dogs. some, of them .valuable  ones) have been killed was very lenient  on his part. ' '  ", Thus. Glassford, Presbyterian minister,,leaves here for Trail, B. C, in the  early, part of next month. "Archdeacon" is anticipating making a move  teio. His genial face, will bo missed by  thc hoys *iintl public in general, as we  have had but few ministers, that have  gained so much popularity as Archdeacon McKay. ' > - , :,  c-The Columbia River -Lumber Co. are  intending putting in* a large logging  camp opposite the town this summer.  W. B.-Cousin's hou������e. was*sold on  Monday last by sher'nTs sale, to-AVni.  Woodliouse, for the stun of $"323.  -Archer Martin, timber commissioner for the Dominion government, held  a sitting at the court, house on Tuesday  the 80th instv >  - -. -'" '.' '  "���������'Superintendent Marpole.h.as decided  to put on a_.night; yard man here, its.  the, work'is getting too heavy'for Jonc  man to do'. ~ .    ."-     , '    '"��������� -   -  The' Company intend 'putting in  quite a lot of new -machinery in .their  shops this spiing and are.also going to  enlarges and repair the. jiresent buildings.  Some of the boys are going to try  and organize a company to hydraulic  the Blue Water claims. We hope to.  see 'I his go' through, as there is every  indication of it being ti good paying  investment.  - The Donald Prospecting to Development Co.,have just concluded .a big  deal in Fergusoii'town lots, anil which  they intend holding for speculation  purposes.    -  "^"WeTncTtice t he'governnienlr'iire-leiw--  ering their rates on Dominion money  orders, on and after the 1st of April.  Engineer Fred. Clatterbuck left here  on Monday for Nakusp, to relieve XV.  Barnfathe'r, who is taking a trip to the  coast.     . '  Owing to the filthy state of the public school. Dr. Proctor, as sanitary  inspector, ordered same to be closed  until it wtis properly fumigated and  cleansed throughout.  The, sons'of'J. E. Griffith are progressing nicely, nnil there are no further developemenls of the fever in the  town.'   ,  The Donald Gun Club will"have a  meeting at Jim Edwaids hotel next  week to get things into shape for the  coining season.  Tlie Tennis Clubs are beginning to  think about th>! hummer months too.  They are proposiugipulting up a gooel  cup for competition lor mixed doubles,  and medals for gentlemen and ladies  singles. The town and hill clubs, will  in tiil probability be amalgamated.  This will make a strong combination  that will make even Revelstoke get a  move on' to beat. r  Owing to some misunderstanding no  ���������body turned up to the election of the  fire wardens, last week. So magistrate  Armstrong has kindly consented to  call another meeting to elect fresh  wardens for the coining year. -  Messrs. Edwards & McRae arc thinking of filing up the Nelles House  annex and running the whole thing.  This will he a good idea iind will improve Donald's Main SU  ��������� The are a number of shareholders in  the "Orphan Boy," here, who are anxiously awaiting developments. Several  of them have informed me that they  haves written down to the President  but as yet have been unable to get a  reply. This does not appear to he  either'satisfactory or -square, either to  ths shareholders or the public in, gen  eroiil. ^^^   Police Court.  (Before .1. li. Graham, S.M.)  This morning, P. Kennedy, an old  man, described .is a jockey, was charged with stealing a valise containing  e-lothes belonging to H. J. L-irocbe.  The valise 'was left in the waiting  room of the station. Unluckily .for  the prisoner on coming into town with'  the valise in his hand he ran up  against the Gold .Commissioner. Prisoner pleaded guilty. Kix months hard  labor.  READ IN THE DOMINION HOUSE  BY TARTE.  Vigorous Attack on the Quebec Bishops  ���������Acts for the Protection of Children  ���������Extension, of Victoria Bridge at  Montreal.  (Special to thk Hkkald.)  Ottawa,    March    30.���������Sir     Oliver.  Mownt introduced a bill in the Senate* -  today iiiiikimr it a criminal offence  to  have improper relations .with a 'girl.'  under 10 years, whether she. be  chaste  or not. ' At present there   is no, protection for'it girl ovo"1 13,  miles-: she -*  proves heiself chaste, which it is often  ti difticulr.case for a friendless girl .to  de>. ' . .. -   .      .  Sir Oliver Mowat also intinclucecl a  factory bill-to feu-bid the* employment  of boys under 12 and gills under 14.  The debate on the ad'lress wtis' not  concluded when the hou-,e adjourned.   ,  Tarte made a strong speech   em   the .  nrhool  .question,    attacking   'certain'  Bishops, of  Quebec and   reading   the-  petition taken to  Rome  by'the  Solicitor-General, .which,was,signed by -13  members, Senators and others, asking''  for protection from the' Pope-against,  the'actions of the clergy.j *,",,'.. - - ..,  Montreal, March 30.���������The .pomin-^ ,  ion government has-passed'an   order  in. council, granting   !*!800,'X)0   to  the"  Grand'Trunk  Railway  for tins extern-"1'  sion of Victoria bribg'e.   This has been .  supplemented by a   provincial govern-  lnent'grant of $150,000.   The work'will *  start on May 1st and is to be completed^  .I>y,Oelobi*r,"lSS)S. , The .extension of a (  double   electric    railway   truck     and.'  roadway and foot way at a cost, of'a '  million and half dollars..   :-:     ."    ,   ,:  THE NEW YORK -MARKET.;,,  ,     .     i  y    .,  Today's Quotations in (the   Metal  Mar-  -'- o ket. .  .'-1  ,   New Yokic, Mar. 30.��������� Silver01 "11-10:'  Lead, $3.30. '" -,     .   ���������-���������>  .   THE EUROPEAN SITUATION, y.  ... - -  - -, ,  . ' , j     -��������� ,  * -       -<-  Little   Hope   Entertained  of Avoidir.g.a-  -" .*r.Jl,,i."' ������._-P?."?jS*r."'* .' *-" ���������  ' ���������'"  London, March 30.���������The  Times 'correspondent   at" Koine"siiys   that'. tl.i*r  view   entertained   by 'Italian   official'  'ciicles  of the  outcome of the .Greece-.  Cretain   affair   is   pessimistic   in   the'  extreme.     Little   hope   is -expressed  that a conflict between   the Turks ami  Greeks can bis averted by the poweis. _.  London.  March 30.���������In the Houses-  today the Under Secretary for foreign*  affairs said that the recommendations,  of the admirals relative to the appointment   of   an   Euiopean    geivernor   of  Crete with the gradual withdrawal- of  Turkish troops from   the - T.sl-md: have  the .entire support of Her Majesty's  government, which litis lost no  oppor-  I unity, of  urging  their'" importance.  These recommendations ari'iioiv-.indcr���������  the consideration of the powers.  PROVINCIAL L.EGISLATURES-  Manitoban   House   Passes  the   School  Settlement Act and Prorogues.  Victouia. March 30.���������In the legislature today the Companies clauses bill  was read a second t iiiic- Bills. repect-  ing the West Kootenay Power and  Light Co., Vancouver and Lulu Island  Ity��������� Cariboo Ry.. Game. Protection.  'Liirdeau -Uy., Kaslo it Liirdo-Diinc.ui  Hv.. Stickeen and Teslan Ry., East  Kootenay Ry.. nnd Vancouver and  Nauainio Transfer Co. were advanced  a stage.  Victoria,' Vaiicoiiver^and AA'cstmin-  ister Ry. bill was read 'a second time,  and the Vancouver. Victoria and Eastern Ky. bill was passed thiough committee. ' '  Adam's Chinese bill u'tis read a third  time and the* house adjourned tit-p.m.  Winnipeg. March 30.���������The ' Manitoba legislature prorogued today,  when the school settlement act was  assented to.  BURTON   CITY TOWNSITE.  A Sale of the Rising Camp on   Cariboo  Creek. -  A. M. Beattie. former general agent  for Slocan City, on the 24th of this  month procure.*! an option to purchase  Burton City, at the mouth of Cariboo  Cresek. containing several hundred  acres. He au-iveel at tins to.vnsitt) in  question on the _Sth with AV. It. HulL  of Hull Bios., well known ranchers of  Calgarv,-N.W.T. Mr. Hull was,so  well pleased with the app.-arance anil  prospects from recent rich strikes as  well as from the solid development  work now going on-which only finds  entrance thiough But ton City, that a  sale was made on the spot for the whole  townsite. and parties are in Revelstoke  this week passing titles. It might be  said that Mr. Hull-,has arranged with  Mr. Beattie to act ns sole* manager and  general agent, who will confirm all  sales when the townsite is placed em  the market, which will be in about  six weeks.   -    L1*'"  * L-ulies use Disinfectant Carbolic  Soap for hoiiM' cleaning at AbcyV  Di-iigSloie. 5_S32=___������_3_Si  *yf^ffl^n^^^t-r;J';-^'.gr^,  Revelstoke  Herald  JOHNSON & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published In the  ���������nterests of BevelBtoko and the surrounding  intrlct. Wednesdays and Saturda.s, making  oteat connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: DUplay atiB, Jl.fiO por  column loob,92.00 per inch when inserted on title  rage...Legal ads.. 12c per (nonparoil) lino for  rtrst lnaortlon; 80 for each additlunal insertion.  Heading notices, 13c per lino each issue. Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, free.  Subscription Kates: By mall or carrier. |2 00  per annum ; 91,25 for six months, strictly in  tlvances.  Our'Job Department: Ihe Hiiulu Job  Department. Is one of the best equipped  printing offloes in West Kootenay, nnd is prepared to execute ������U kinds of printing in first  cans style at honest prices One pricu to all.  is o job too large���������none too small���������for ub. Mail  orders promptly attended to. Give us a trial  in your next Older.  To Correspondents: We invite correspondence un any subject of Interest to the general  lmblic, and desire a reliable regnlar corres-  jnndent in every locality surrounding  KevelBtoke. In all css-ss the bona fide namo  of tbe writer raustaccomoany manuscript, but  ������.ot necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REV-LSTOKE HERALD.  Revelstoke, B. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. All correspond once must bo legibly  written on ono side of the paper only.  2. correspondence containing personal  matter must bo signed with the proper name  of lhe writer.  3.' 1 orrCBpondcncc with reference to any  thing that has appeared in another paper  must llrst be offered for publication-to that  1 apcr beforo it can appoar in The Herald.  WEDNESDAY.   MARCH  31,     1S07.  MINING OF THE  WRONG KIND  -Nothing'is more glaring to the  pye of the inquiring visitor to the  gold fields than the contrast  between. English nnd American  companies' methods of running a  mine! Too many English companies.. are .ponderous in their  methods, extravagant iu their  expenses and frequently not too  ���������wise iu the selection of their  luanaging'stalT. The American or  Canaeiian syndicate is generally  conducted on tho same principles  tis". govern any' well regulated  business���������eeonomicalraanagement,  hard work and plain unostentatious methods. The i-esult is  t hat the American concern makes  money for its shareholders and the  English company's profits are  eaten up by various kinds of  extravagance. -,  ���������Of the American company the  Le Roi, and of the English the  Hull Mines, Limited, may bo taken  rs,conspicuous examples. "We are  aware that criticisms and comparisons may be resented by some  ���������whose sore spots we may be called  upon.to touch, but The Heisald  did not go to the expense of  sending a representative into the  mining camps-for the purpose pf  praising _everything he saw, or  serving up the sort ot fulsome  gush which is too often seen in the  columns of even leading Canadian  .journals. Our representative went  out with the object of as nearly as  possible getting at the bottom of  things and his letters have contained candid impressions and  _.f rank .opinions that, may not have  along the route of the tramway,  ane*. which is being daily augmented by ore buckets breaking  and dropping off the cable ?  0. Is it true, as stated in Nelson,  that the tramway is expensive,  wasteful, old fashioned and inefficient ? If so, why is it not discarded and replaced with a  modern, automatic, stationary  rope tramway?  7. Why should it, as stated in  Company's annual report, cost  ������02,000, or $310,000, for the management of the Hall Alines, limited,  when in the opinion of practical  men less than half that sum  should suffice ?  S. Why is it considered necessary to have the head managing  done in Loudon, England, and  how many thousand dollars a year  are expended in cablegrams ?  0. How many of the head managers, sub-managers, assistant  managers, experts, -assistant experts, engineers, assistant engineers, private secretaries, etc.,  etc., etc., of the Hall Mines have  taken a practical course iu mining  engineering, or haA'e had any  previous experience in actual  mining, or know anything at all  about mining ? '    '  10. How many of the officials of  the mine are useful as well as  ornamental, and how many are  ornamental and not useful ?  11. Are any of the officials overpaid and under-worked ?  12. Is the mine likely to ever  pay a dividend, and if so, when,  and how much ?  Our chief reason for asking this  dozen of questions in this public  way is that our representative  was notable while in Nelson to  secure any information whatever  from the offices of the company,  though he called several times " by  appointment. There are many  people both in and outside 'of  Nelson who would be exceedingly  interested in hearing these  questions answered. The people of Nelson are naturally proud of both their  great mine and their smelter, but  their pride and satisfaction would  be ten fold greater if they could  feel confiilent that the enterprise  was being wisely and economically  managed, that it would pay its  shareholders a reasonable dividend, and that it would not eventually prejudice the whole Slocan  country in the eyes of the British  investor by turning out to be a  secoucl edition of that remarkable  and unfortunate exhibition...of ex-  travagaut incompetence we remember so well in this country���������  the Sir John Lister Kaye fiasco,  which was disastrous alike to the  British investors aud to the progress and reputation of the Territories.  ���������Calgary Herald.  ABERDEEN  OPENS THE SECOND SESSION OF  PARLIAMENT  LEADING MEMBERS PRESENT  suited everybody, but were at any  rate founded on the, actual truth  "as he saw it, aud were not paid for  by  anybody .either   in   cash   or  siiares.  But to return to the Le Roi.   Ic  'is probably not as rich a mine as  the Silver King, the Hall Company's property, though one is a  gold and the other a silver proposition; nor has it Ave- believe been  working any longer. And yet the  Le Roi has ' paid $3*i0,000 in  dividends, while the Hall Mines,  Limited, haven't; paid a dollar.  The HrciiAUi would not intentionally do the Hall Mines an  -injustice; its desire is to encourage  mining and build up the country,  and in the furtherance of this  object we submit a few questions  which we hope will be answered  by some one qualified or  courageous enough to do so:  ��������� 1. If, as reported by the "expert"  at the Silver King, there are  100,000 tons of ore in sight, with a  full force of 150 men in the mine,  ��������� why is the smelter so often compelled to close down for want  of ore ?  2. Why should the very long  tramway oi the company be  burdened carrying down waste  rock, which has to be sorted at the  smelter, when thousands of  dollars a year could be saved by  iiaving the ore sorted at the mine?  3. Was full advantage taken of  gravity in the arrangements for  handliug and shipping ore? If  jiot, why uotV.  ���������1. Why was it necessary to keep  ' a. gang of men iu tho middle of the  tramway shovelling ore from one  set of buckets to another, when  ������uy ordinarily efficient tramway  should dfcrry the ore direct and  almost automatically?  5.What use will be made of the  thousands of dollars worth of ore  scattered   over    the    mountains  The Speech from the Throne���������Opposition Rank and File to Oppose the  Government Measures���������Increase of  Majority���������Fifty Workmen Laid Off.  Ottawa, March 25.���������His Excellency  the Earl of Aberdeen, Governor-General ot Canada, drove from Rideau  Hall to Parliament Hill this afternoon  during a violent snow storm to open  the second session of the eighth parliament of the Dominion.  All the members of the Government  were present with the exception of Dr.  Borden, Minister of Militia, who is  still suffering from the effects of his  accident. The leading members of the  Conservative party were also in their  places, with the exception of Sir Chas,  Hibbert Tupper, who has gone to Nova  Scotia to lake part in the Provincial  elections.  The Queen's speech dealt with the  Manitoba school question, tho  Diamond Jubilee, tariff revision, prohibition plebiscite, the franchise and  the restoration of the Controllers to  Cabinet rank.  The French Conservatives talk of  moving an amendment to the address  in reply to the speech from the throne,  expressing condemnation of the school  question. The present disposition  among the rank and file of the opposition is to offer strong objection to the  Government measures.  The session will find the. Government  majority increased by nearly fifteen  votes. Five seats which were carried  by Conservatives last June are now  vacant, and three seats which went  Conservative at the general election  have since been won by the Liberals.  There are two constituencies now represented hy Liberals which were unrepresented last session. Eight members will be introduced of which seven  are Liberals and one Conservative/ 1  Three hundred, and thirteen Hull  workmen have been employed continuously on the work eif reconstruction  of the western block since the fire.  Fifty were laid olf today, and Conservatives connect this with the fact that  the Wright election is now over.  A MOUNTAIN TRAGEDY.  TURKS SHELTERED BY FLEET  MINING   QUOTATIONS  lleuortcd by Rolt & Grogaa, Tlow'.and.  tLe Roi..  Alberta   'Center Star   'Crown Iroint   Celtic Queen   Cambridge   Commander   Colonna,   Dser Par k   Evening Star   Eric   Good Hope   Gertrude   Golden Drip   Ilatties Brown   xx Iron Mask   Imperial   .1 umbo   Josie   Mcnte Cliristo   Mugwump   Monita   Novelty   Orphan Ilov*   O. K ." '.  xxPeiorman   Red Mountain View.  Rossland Red Mt ...  Silverine   St. Elmo   Stem winder   Southern   Cross   and  Wolverine   xx Virginia   t'xxAVarEagleCon..  "West    Le  Roi and  Josie   3LOCAN* MINKS.  ���������Alamo '.'... S   SOO.OUO  ���������Cumberland  50.000  Dardanelles  1,000.000  Grey Eagle  750,000  Ibex  1,000,000  Idler  100,000  Kootena v Col um bia 100,000  ...S   500.000  ...   1,000.000  ...    :mooo  ... 1.000,000  700,000  ... 1.000.000-  ;7>l,0ei0  ... 1.001.000  ... 1.000,000  .. 1,000,000  ... 1,000,000  ... ">00,000  ... 500,000  ... 500,000  ... I.IXW.OOO  ... 51.0,000  ,.. 1.000.000  ... 500,000  ,.. 700.000  ... 1,000,000  ... 1,000.000  ... 7.VI.OO0  ... 1.000.000  700,000  :.. i.'xio.ooo  ...  500,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  500,000  1,000,000  1,000.000  500.000  500,000  2,000,000  500,000  S7.5U  15  S  21  2i;  101.  124  1  5  H  15.  10  -12  VI  r-5  17  13'.  s"  21  8  H  274  ���������I'  12  21  7  10  10  20  11  214  25  12i  ���������Minnesota.,  Noble Five Con,.  tRamblerCon....  I Reco   tSlocan Star   '.Sunshine   AVashington   Wonderful   1,000.000  J,200,000  1,000,000  1,000,000  1,000,1X10  50.1100  1,000,000  ���������1,000,000  00  37  1.35  2 00  04  * No stock on the market.  1 Dividends   paid   to   dales  are   us  follows:  Le. Roi   War Eagle   Cariboo ������   Slocan Star     Reco   Rambler .j   Cumberland,    Alamo,   Idaho    and  Noble Five have also naid dividends.  $325,000  187.000  1-10,000  300,000  100,000  20,000  Insurgents Attacked Malaxa Fort and  Drove the Turks Back' Upon Suda  ���������Christians Now Hold all Heights  ���������Complete  Victory  for   Insurgents  Canea, March 20.���������The insurgents  made a determined attack upon the  fort at Malaxa, outside of Suda, this  morning. During   the   night    the  insurgents had pushed forward until  Ihey occupied a convenient position  for the attack. About 0 a. m. the  insurgents artillery opened fire upon  the Turkish block house. * As soon as  lhe range had been accurately ascertained the insurgent shells poured into  the roof of the fort and it was soon  rendered untenantable. Eventually  nothing remained for the Turks but  extermination or evacuation. . The  Mussulmans preferred the latter-and  the garrison left the fort and commenced a retreat upon Suda relying  upon the Turkish warships in' the bay  to save them from the Christians. The  warships of the Sultan acted promptly  in opening a badly directed lire upon  the insurgents, to cover the retreat of  the Mussulmans. The Christians  pushed forward steadtlv, pressing hard  upon the rear of the Tui ks and keeping up a continual skirmish of tire  upon the Mussulmans.  As this despatch is being sent, fighting between Turks and Christians  near Keratide is still in progress and  .trLthe_r_p-s_iiltJ_s_as_-ye_t_i^  Turkish garrison ar, Malaxa lost heavily  during the retteat. The insurgents  are numerous and occupy all the  hights in the vicinity of Canea as. far  as Pexivoli-i, having. captured the  two la.-*t Turkish fortresses. Only  the fleets of the powers prevented the  entire success of the insurgents' cause.  At S o'clock this evening the insurgents s.icceesded in blowing up the block  house at Malaxa with dynamite. Tho  whole structure; i������ now in flames and  the Turkish war ships are bombarding  tlie insurgent*.  KNCir.isii itACi-'s. "  LiVKiii'ooL, March 25. ���������Srnithwick's  Lesteriin won the Prince of Wales  plate of 701) sovereigns today.  Butting for the Grand National  Steeplechase .tomorrow i.s AVildman  from Borneo 11 to 2, Cathal 100 to 11,  Norton M to I, Sourer 100 to 7.  AN" OUTSIDKH WINK.  liivKtti'oou March 20.���������The Grand  National.Steeplechase was won today  bv Manifesto. Filbert 2nd, anil Ford  3rd. Manifesto was 100 lo 8 in the  betting. o-  * * m  1)  * The constituencies of Winnipeg and  M.-u-donald are now open.  It is rumoured that Lieutenant Governor Chapleau, of Quebec. ha3 deserted to the Liberal rank".  The auditor general has refused to  pay the accounts of the returning  officer for West Prince Albert.  The' residence of Mrs. Rogers at  West Prince Albert has been burned  to the ground during the absence of  the^arnily.  Mr. James H. Dnbson, a resident of  AVinnipeg since 1872. and agent for the  Dominion Express Company in that  city is dead.  The appellate court in Victoria has  decided in a recent ca������.c that a pro-  pector who tells another: "ff I find  the ledge, yon are in on it," thereby  gives tlie other a half interest, in the  ledge. Moral: Get in on it as often  as possible.  The shipments* of ore from KoiHl.ind's  mines last week totalled I.2H0 tons.  This amount would have been greatly  exceeded but that both railroads weie  blockaded by snow "and the Lo Roi  mine hud te> be shnt down top tw6  days. The wagon road to the Columbia, arid Kootenay- mine was also  blocked up with snow and no shipments have been made for two weeks.  As the mine now belongs to the Trail  smelter it is unlikely it will ship again  until the Columbia and Western railway is extended to the dump.  One In Which  the   Whole   Family   Was  Actively Engaged. -  We were riding by a farm house  away up on the mountain side one  day, anel as we drew near we became  aware of some unusual event occurring In tho com Held and barnyard  and wood lol back of the house.  A wonderfully agile old man, an  eeiually nimble olel woman, n strong  limbed young man, a girl about six  feet nnd three inches tall and a middle used man and woman were racing  around niaelly anil screaming oul Ic  eoch oilier.  "Hello! AVhafs going on here?" said  my companion. "There's a family rumpus or a feud of some sort under way.  Two  of  the men   have guns.  "Listen!"  Wc reined up our horses and heard  the  old   man  cull   out:  "See 'iin   any  place?"  "No, 1 don't!" culled out lhe slrlp-  llng of a girl before mentioned. Then  we heard such exciting remarks as:  "Shoot Mm if ye see Mm!"  "Don'l let Mm git away! Which way  did he go?"  "Sure lie ain't In the barn? Here  Clem, you watch the barn door!"  "Yc can't do anything with thai  club, Lib! If you'd had your pistol  stid 0' that flddlin' club hewouldn't  of  gol  away, in   the   first  place!"  "There he Is!"  "Where? AVhere?"  "Hiding here in the underbrush!"  "Wait until I come with my gun!"  "Kill  Mm!" '  AVe heard the loud report of a gun  and I shuddered with horror.      "  "There's been murder clone here,  Joe," I said to my companion.  "Some government officer popped off*  by a moonshiner, maybe," salel Joe.  "Shall we slip away unperceivccl to  escape a similar fate?'"  "Never!" I said, "AVe're heavily armed, and we must Investigate this affair and bring the offenders to.justice. AVe would he a party lo the  crime  if wo  didn't."  So we looked to our aims and got  them ready for instant ,use and rode  boldly forward. '  Five of the persons menlloned'were  coming toward the house from the  woods. They wc.re to.m and bedraggled, and-one of them was stained with  his victim's blood. It had evidently  been a hard and long continued baltle  for they were all putting and panting  and   wiping   their   brows.  "A villainous looking lot, aren't  they'."'  whiEipered Joe.  "They  are  that,"   I  replied.  "Howdy, strangers, howdy," salel the  old mnn, of the -bloody hand. "Won't  yo light off?"  "No," I, said coldly. "What's been,  going on here? AVe demand to know."  "Heerd us yelpin' an' screcchin'.  hoy? AVal, I'll tell ye! Lib's beau is  comin' 'round to dinner, and we'becn  mcist broakin' our necks runnln' down  a yu.ller legged rooster to try. Lib's  dry piclcin' it out in- the stable now.  Light off and stay to dinner, gen is."  LEEDS  DUKE OF LEEDS IS OUR NEXT  GOVERNOR GENERAL  GRECIAN     WAR     RUMOURS  Europeans in Bombay Attacked ty the  Black Plague���������Prince Christian for  the Front���������Salisbury and Hanotaux  ���������Important   Parliamentary Matters  London*^ March 25.��������� The Truth says:  The Duku, of Leeds will succeed Lord  Aberdeen as Governor General of  Canada for 180S.  ICUIlOI'KANS   STICKIiN  London, March 25.���������A despatch to  the Daily Mail fioiu Bombay sa^s  that the sister ^f the Italian consul  and an English broker named Brooks  died from black plague and that  several other cases have broken out  among Europcns residing in  the city.  (IETTING MOItIS SICHIOUS  London, March 25.���������The Daily Mail  correspondent at Athens says that all  kinds of rumours are current, there as  to the expected rupture of the European concert. The danger of delaying  a definite solution of the crisis  increases daily.  Crown Prince Constantine is  expected to start in a few-days for  the Greek camp at," Larissa and the  risk of a serious outbreak is becoming  intensified.  CABINET  MOVEMENTS  London, March 25.���������The Times says  that Lord Salisbury will start for tho  Riviera today. He expects to break  his journey at Paris for an interview  with M. Hanotaux on the . Cretan  question. Sir Willian Hareourt's  attack of influenza will prevent his  participating in the forthcoming  debate on the foreign office estimates,  when .the Cretan matter is likely to  be discussed.  Mr. George Curzon, parliatnentarv  secretary for foreign affairs, will be  questioned today on the fate of the  English, and' Utiitod States  carrying cargoes for Crete.  vessels  Tho trunspoitntion committee of  Cattle Breeders association has made  aarangenients with the Grand Trunk  and Canadian Pacific railways for  rates on live stock to'Western "points.  The rate per carload of. 20,000 pounds  from points west, of Montreal to Calgary is now $111 instead of $202 as  formerly. Cars may he loaded nt  different stations, one man to be  passed free with each carload.  , II'- Had it, Full Iffiiihi.-.  Parrot stories are always' good so  long'as Ihey are true. Aud. of course]  none but true parrot stories oyer lin-l  their way into print. A well-known  lesident of Tioja? says the Philadelphia Enquirer,. is telling one which  he declares he ��������� is willing to stake a  hard earned reputation for ��������� veracittf  upon.  This particular parrot Is the property  of a Tioga household, the head of  which is inordinately fond of' a quiet  littlo game of poker. Fo.r; years it has  been his custom to get 'three or four  of his.,friends together al least'twice  a week in the snug library of his house  and while away four or five hours of  an -evening by - means of -live-cent  ante, with a quarter limit. The parrot's cage hangs in the same library,  except on state occasions,' when it is  taken into the dining rooin.*:  The man's wife is as devoted to her  church, as he is to his favorite, game.  She never misses a'meeting, and as  often as the good man will come, has  her_pastor to her home for. Sunday  dinner.        ���������    '"   "~ ", ���������     "  He was there two or three weeks  ago. So were a number of other friends  ot tho family. The minister of the  household presided over the dinner,  and the conversation was aslivoiyand  vivacious as the sanctity ot the day  would admit.  The clergyman Is one of the liberal  minded class of men who are bringing  religion In closer touch, with, the*  masses. Ills utterances when nut of  the pulpit are; frequently punctuated  with every day expressions, the use*  of which hy a prene.lier would have  been  thought Strang" a tlc-cuelc ago.  It-was.-he_who, was talking at tlie-  table, and all the others were* Interested listeners. The subject was the morning service at his church, the ,-iltentl-  once upon which had been very large*.  "Yes'," ho sta'd "I couldn't help remarking to myself as I onlorr-el the  pulpit: 'Well, this If cue time I've got  a full house*.' "  "That 1������ pretlv d��������� good." quickly  came In nil too distinct tones from lhe  parrot'n cage. "Take the moncsy.Dick."  Thn pre-sence* of the preacher, the  parrot's profanity and the f.ir:t that  "Dick." In her husband's name sent  "the mlstrefw of lhe* house* Into a fit of  hysterica, which nearly bro1'-* up the:  dinner.���������PltlBburg Chronlclc-Tel .graph.  IMPERIAL BAM   OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     -   $1,963,600  Reserve    -   -   --_-    1,156,800  Directors  .  H. S. Howland, "President  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pros., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robot t Jnlfray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  S-ititherlaiul Stavner,  D. R. AVilkie, General Manager.  Branches  North AVest and British Columbia  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  iu  Freo bus at all trains.  Comfortable   and   lirst-clnss  every respect.  RaSes:   $1.00 and $l.o0 a'clay.  GIBBONS c. BL.ANC1IFJ1.LD,  f20-tf Proprietors.  Go to Tapping's  Building for-  No. 1 Oats    -     ���������  Chop   Feed     ���������  Creamery Butter  Fresh  Eggs,  Ete.  All eirelcm hy ni.-iil tire enrefully  iitjnded t, ut bottom prices.  J. McCALLUM. Rcvclstoko Stn.  t  ?  When, You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies���������-___  HAA .timothy and prairie; OA'I'S,  CHOP, BltAN, SHOUTS. VI OOII,  POT ATI IK-. KQDS. IIUTTBB,  K1SH, HAM*, liACON, Kic���������  F3CM HELLY BROTHERS  lleco Streot, SANDON  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage, la  Prairie  Prince Albert  - Ontario  Vancouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  Rivalry HMwis-'n Hip Fatnilli'*.  Jim Webster���������Has yc hcered flat my  non 'Rtifltus tuck n. premium at de  Hchool   'zamlnallon?  Sam Johnsing���������Jcs.-i quit hraggin'  about your son 'J'.astus takln' premium.  Didn't my pig get" de blue ribbon al eles  county' fair? -  , :_    .'"*������������������.;.''      ; Hlnrrax Rnto. . y,y  rriimrnie-���������I?ye got, eight dollars Inmy  bank.; ������������������'"' '������������������  Mr. Freshman���������tndectl? Where did  you, get It all?  Tpmimio���������Every time Sister LU gets  a new beau lie: gives nie ten cents to  stay out of the parlor.  Now Tommie has JS.10 in- his bank.���������  CJe������elaD_ Leader. "T'^ ���������"j ^*_. ^ rtg&|_  Essex Niagara Falls   St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait' Rat Portage      Wetland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie 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.any.  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; ' Chicago, First National  Bank; St. Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and " upwards . received and  interest allowed.  Debentures��������� Provincial, Municipal  and othcr'debonttires purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, Hurope,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  'Zealand, etc    -' -  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Rovelstolco Branch.'  THE MOLSOHS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, ISM  Paid up Capital    -    ������2,000,000  Rest Fuqd   -    -     -    1,375,000  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  John II. R. 'Molson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay   .        Henry Archbald  Samuel Finlesy    W.M.Maepherson  J. P. Cleghorn ,  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Managpj  . A. D. Durnford, Inspector  H, Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The hank receives on favourable  -termsthe 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 :  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgelown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel. P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJunc'n.Ont  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont ���������:.._  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Out.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.Ont.  Norwich. Ont.  CALGARY BRANCE  Geo. C  McGregor, Mgr  AVIJJXIPKe BR1SCH  T. 8. Pbepoe, Wanaeer  Extracts from-JIiningLnwa of Hritlsh Columbia  . 1. Any pen-on over 11 yen��������� of uges or any  joint slock 1'oiniin.ny. or fe)roi|_n company, ran  obtain 11 free inlnor'H cert in cut,", for ono or  moro years, payinic " fee* ot $3.1.0 for each year.  2.. A freo inii.er onu nt any titno ohtuin r  cortmen-'o commencinc tei r .in hL tho eyplrtitlon  of his then exis'inr/ ccrliflonio, bv v-iying tho  rc-eular feo und producing auoh existing  certificate).  3. A free minor's certillcato la not transferable.  I. Any per.oncr joint' stock cnniptinv,  miilni. or working on a mineral ciiim  without, havintr tt-kon out a freu minei's  cwufli-nto i������ liable* to pay a penalty not  exceeding $25, una cosls.  5. No person, or joint, Flock company,  can hold any riu-ht or interest, to t_r in nnv  miner-il claim, unless lit* or it shall havo n frco  minor's ccrtilluiilei unexpired.  Slmulduny co-owner fail to keep up liiH f"'o  minor's ccrlillcatc, his interest becomes vested  inhisco-ownori*,.  A shareholder in a joint Block rompuny nocdJ  r.ot be a frco miner.  C. A freo minor, during llio continuance of  his certificate, but no loiigov, nas I lei ri^ht to  oritur, locate, prospcot, and initio up ui nnv  wnsto 1'inda of tho Crown, for all minerals  other than cnal.  7. A freo miner may hold notino-o than ono  niinornl claim on trio tiiniu vein or loilc,  except hy purchase.-  8. A free minor may kill Knmo for his own  use while nro_rpcctiii|r or nilnini'.  it. A frno minor shall havo oil lhe rights find  privileges Rrtintfd 'n I'teis miners hy lho  'Tlacer Mining Act."  10. A frco miner's iiitere-t in hii mineral  claim���������Bavo bs lo cla'ms held us real c-stnto���������  h a chntlcl interest.  I.OCA'I'IXc,   *MINKlt-_I.,f:_-,iMS.  1. A mineral claim mint tint exceed I,,">01>  fe9t in length by l.fl'IO feet, in liteadih.  2. A11 angles must bo right anrelet. ,  3. Tlio ola'm must be marked hy two Kga  posts, niiniberol 1 and S. pi- crtl us i early  rs possible on thn lini .if thn] lodo or  vcia, und net moro than I SCO fpnt aptirt.  ���������1. A   le?al post, nitrkril "-IHsceivory "Pop!" ,  miifl, a'so bo placed on tlu lode where it wo  dibcovorcd.  5. Tbe lino from 1 to 'I nni^t-.-lv* die-line*!!/  innrlrd by blitzing Irc-cr, cutting underbills!*,  or rlanting posts. ���������  IJ. Ijicaliot:s made on "hmtluy. or any public  lnlieitiy, aro not for thnt reason invalid.  Frank Julian  Dealer in  First Class  DRY WOOD  - All orders left with Miv II. N.  Coursier will receive my prompt  and careful attention.' ���������  Any on������ Hecjuiring  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  . Fleming  Than yon can afl'ijrd to  i-tenl it unci take'the*  chances of being en tight  4-m* f*t.KSpe-ialty  -*-A-*23 l_6u_ Prices  Dray  L. JI.'. FRETZ  Contractor and Builder.  Shop opposite Imporinl Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  ������������������   .   Terms  Cash  C.^.WOODMDJRTH  M. A..   LL. B.  Notary, Conveyances", Etc.  ,    Mines and Heal Estate.  Slccan Crrr     ���������     -   ^British Coi.uuoia.  TIME CARD NO. I  To take* ciToct en Wrdne&dar, November 2j  1E9j.   Trainsrun on Paciflo Standard Time.  GOINCi WKST  II.MI.Y                   r.r.lXO E.4ET  S'Oeiam Leave..  ..Kaslo \rrive3.30p in  8:30 am      ������������������   ..  South Fork...    '���������      3:15 P m  i*3������am     ."   ������������������  .Sproulu's     "      2:1.'> p in  9:51am      "   ...  v*.nitewi,ttr...   ���������-'      2:0ipm  10.03 a in      "   ..  ReorLake ...   "      1:18 oni  10:18 a nt      "   ..  .Mcf-'uipan    "      1.3-1 pm  10-30 a nr.'   "   ..  ..Bailej'H   "      1:������1 V ra  10:38 am      "   ..  .Junction    "      l:l.pin  10:50 u m Arrive..  ...Sandon Lcavel'lOpm  For ratC3 and  information  applv   at   tho  Cbmpany*aofiice>s  -.::         ',  R. W. BRYAN,  ROBT. IRVING.  Supt. and Aast. Trtsai,  Traffic 31au_  ������ THE SLOCAN  THE  GREAT    SILVER  OF KOOTENAY  FIELDS  MORE   INTERESTING   FACTS   _ t  Gleaned by The Herald's Special Commissioner to the Mines���������The   Story  Told  by  Actual Shipments Made���������  The   Wonderful  Goodenough   Mine  x    (l"rom the Calgary Herald)  Tin-: llKRAf'D'f" representative who  Juts just returned from Kootenay  spent',-most of his time among the  various mines and, towns of Slocan.  The list of shippers in the Slocan includes such mines as the Reco and  Goodenough (whose ore is the richest  of all), Slocan Star, Ruth. Whitewater,  Pavne. Wellington, Antoine, Noble  Five, Wondort.ul, Dardanelles and  inuny others.  This Herald representative obtained the following lignres last week  from the railway authorities at Kaslo.  They are extremely significant:  QBE SlIIl'MENTS A TEAll AOO.  VAN HOftNE  >S   IN   NEW YORK ON RAILWAY  BUSINESS  December. "05, S"l"7,*lll.  - Jiiiiuarv, "110   February, "!X>   ].S10.Sl!."ilbs  .".���������"���������JO.-IO!) '.  2,GUi),2l)5 "  7.G7l),o()i) "  Total.  VOU THE I'AST TJIItEE MONTHS.  December. '06 '. ��������� -1.077,100 lbs  January,  '07.  February, '07.  4.0S0.005  ���������1,500,300  Total 13,357.303 "  or 0.078 tons.  ' These shipments do not represent  nil the "ore exported by the Slocan.  Shipments are also made via Nakusp  and Revelstoke, which foot up to a  consideiable amount. The C. P. R.'s  present route is a very round about  one, hut as thoy ship large iiuautities  of gooels into Sandon, anil would  otherwise have to haul hack the empty  cars, they can afford to give a fow rate  on outgoing ore. It $. a novel and  striking sight to see immense scows on  Arrow' L:ike each carrying eight big  freight cars and being slowly pulled by  a little steam tug. The cats are run  on to the scow tit Arrowhead and tugged to Nakusp or Robson, where they  are again placed on the railway.  A *N"OV__"t'UI'.  Tin-: Herald representative was one  of a party which on arriving at X.ikusp,  .the lakeside terminus of   the   C.P.R.  short line into Snndon. found that the  regular boat, would not call  for them  for possibly :-Hi hours. -  As   there was  nothing to do at iS'iikusp but watch a  hundred men   building  a   big steamboat for the C. P. R���������  which  however  interesting for a time  might,  soon become monotonous,  the   obliging   proprietor of the big saw null at Nukus-p  was persuaded to send  the  traveller's  "   up to Arrowhead in a little   tug  used  lor towing logs. etc.   They told us she  would be crowded if there   were   two  passengers be-side   the   engineer,   and-  theye being eight or nine  in the party  ���������not to speak of baggage���������wts  held it  council of war to decide what should  be done.     One  ot   two   adventurous  ^spirits wnnteel to ri=k it   in   the   bout  '^alone,    but-  nn    old    gentleman   of  ��������� avoirdupois   fioin   Toronto, .said   be  - -wouldn't go unless wo took la scow  along as a substitute for a lite boat.  Ileearried hispoint. with the result that  the 30 mile triji. which the tug alone  could have done inside three ho-iis.  took nearly double that time. Rut  then we ran no risks- of being capsized  ' by ;i sudden squall, which at' any  minute is liable to come down one of  the great gulches between the mountains which skirt the lake "on both  sides. The passeiioei-s amusea thein-  ������ selves on the trip by taking an occasional turn at the wheel, sittiug cooped  up in the little lx (j cabin, .or strolling  about the flat scow." wliich, l.ished  ahead of the tug, was pushed through  the choppy water. To the s.cribe of  v^ttiR-partv fell th'tJ-job of chopping wood-  to keep the engine going. 'The boat's  crew consisted of three men: Captain  Joe Dumas; Eturineor,, R. Armstrong:  and First Miite,~R. J. Mucdonald, and  they fmahtieel the Henrietta in first  class seamiinlike style.  iiifiiis is wealth  The Goodenough mine, near Sandon.  which has -just been incorporated, hm  made small fortunes for its lucky cli---  covereis, who have now sold it to ,t  companv in which they* letain a ror-  trolling interest. Mr. Jno.A.Whittier,  the president and manager, a Prince  ��������� Edward Tslaneler. has been three ycais  in the Slocan, nnd while Tills Herald  ��������� mnn was in Kaslo drew a check for  3 823,009 which represented the last  instalment nf profits he and his companions had made out of the Good-  enough. This fuel, alone is sufficient to  indicate thiil, the mine is well named.  During the short time the Good-  enough mine has been working 303  tons e)f iilver-lead ore havo been  shipped to' the smelters at. an average  net value of $'"00 per ton. This is a  niiirvelloiit* record. The richness of  this mine nnd its neighbour the Reco  eclipses all others in the-Slocan, the  Reco ore having gone as high as  SlT.CCO for- two - carloads, and its  average shipping output being $4,000  per car, or $'200 per "ton. The Good-  enough people will shortly commence  a iiOO foot tutinf-1 lo tap the vein at a  lower depth. These extremely rich  veins are invariably narrow. The  Reco-Goodenongh vein is only from  2 to IS inches in width, with occasional  blank spots. In the Reco, which has  done more development work than  the Goodenough, President" Harris  claims to have $2,000,000 worth of ore  in sight. He says that sum would not  buy the mine.  MAY  RESIGN  HIS  POSITION  Van Home is Strongly Opposed to J. J.  Hill���������Billy Brady Wants Bob Fitzsimmons to Meet Corbett Again���������  Gentleman Jim May go to Australia  Minneapolis. March 23.���������The Times  has tlie following special from New  York: Sir William Van Home, president of tbe Canadian Pacific, will arrive here loday and Thomas Lowry, of  Minneapolis, is here now. There is to  be a highly important meeting of the  Canadian Pacific nnd Soo people this  week, ostensibly to consider the construction of the Crow's Nest Pass  division of tho former. It w-as stated  on Wall street that the real reusou of  the meeting was to discuss President  Vau Home's resignation, which it is  ascertained is bound to be handed in  before April 1. I h is said he is constantly tind earnestly opposed to J. J.  Hill and all his plans'and that this  opposition. ��������� not beiug shared bv Mac-  kay, Angus, Smith anil Lord Mount  Stephen makes his position more untenable than it was a year ago when  he was about to resign, but was persuaded to remain. .' It is believed Manager Shaiighnessy will succeed Van  Home. An eminent railroad financier  said: "I inn amazed that ,tho Canadian Pacilic allowed Hill to get control of the Duluth", Superior and Western. To lose Mint roud is a blow to  the Canadian Pacific and it is bound  to feel it severely. It leaves the Duluth, 'South Shore and Atlantic missing link a road, that for all practical  purposes begins nowhere and goes nowhere." Hill muse be a power in Canadian railway affairs even' now."  A STIK IN PUGILISM.  San Francisco, March '25.��������� Billy  Brady is still on the war path and  seems detormined to find some way of  making'Fitz give his late opponent  one more chance before he puts into  eil'ecc his announced retirement from  the business.'  "It's all verv well for Fitz to say he  will never tight again," he declared.  "You will,' remember that Corbett  made such a statement a dozen times  and yet he was dragged into a battle  with Fitz." Well, now that our man is  the under dog, we propose to reverse  "matters and, make the foieigner give  Jim another fight, whether he wants  to or not. Of course Fitz will be able  to stave this thing/m? for a'year if he  wants to,,hut after that public opinion  will get too hot for him and he will  either have to fight or get out of the  country. - -  "If Jim takes my advice he will immediately 1 lectin to get public sympathy to his side by accepting offers  from Maher, Goddard. Sharkev or any  other old dub who is after a fight. He  can lick three or four fellows.of that  calibre in a month, and then he wiH be  jn a position to demand satisfaction  from i'itz.  "A condition exists in the pugilistic  world at present which was never  known to exist before. Yoit fellows  may understand the'newspaper^ business, hut; you don't understand the  fighter. I do. I have made that kind  of thing my business for ftvc"ye*ars."'  Brady is " talking about going with'  Corbett to Australia, and showing the  Antipodeans how well Jim can act.  He thinks the trip will do the pugilist  good and help to take his mind off his  recent defeat. '  TARIFF  SESSION     OF     THE     LAURIER  ADMINISTRATION  ���������    FISCAL POLICY OF CANADA  Will be Scrutinized and Criticized by  the Shrewdest Members of the Conservative Party���������The Powers of the  Ablegate   of   the   Pope   in  Canada  Ottawa, March 2-1.���������Mr. Cham-  paigne (Liberal) has been, elected  in  Wright by a majority of 038.  Before reachincr any conclusion on  t he Crow's Nest Pass "Railway matter  the government will test the feeling  of their supporters in caucus.  The opening of parliament tomorrow  promises to be more than usually  brilliant in spite of the fact it takes  place in the lenten season; A large  reception will be given after the state  dinner on Thursday, which will be  followed by a drawing room reception  on Saturday evening in the senate  chamber.  The writ for Colchester, N. S., has  been issued. Nomination on the 13th;  election on April 30th.  The Supreme Court gave judgments  dismissing the Winnipeg election petition this morning. Mr. Roacbe was  confirmed in his seat in Marquette.  Boyd's appeal was dismissed. Davm's  appeal was quashed. Hackett, in  West Prince, was declared unseated.  The preliminary objections raised in  tbe Lunenburg and Beauharnois cases  were dismissed.  shook em ur   .  Montreal, March 24.���������A' distinct  earthquake shock was felt here last  evening. The movement apparently  extended from east to west and lasted  aboil*' 15 -seconds. It was violent,  euo ugh to shake windows and crock  ery and and a number of chimneys  were slightly damaged. Reports from  outside points shew that the shock  extended from Three Rivers. 00 miles  east of Montreal, to -Morrtsburg, 110  miles west.-  AUSTRALIA   SENDS    SEVEN  Premiers  to   Attend   the Jubilee���������Two  "Hundred Canadian Troops Wanted  ���������British    Shippers  Will   Run   the  Blockade���������Britain Declines to Assist  Oatarrl]!  Bronchitis!  Sore Throat!  Stuffed up Head!  "Cold-in-YouF-J-Iead" Speedy.  Inexpensive and Is Absolutely Painless.  Loniion, March 21.���������The Lincoln-  ~shire~hliiidicap_~for_2C'00~sovt*reignsr  the first great event of the English  racing season for 1S07, was run yesterday at Lincoln. There were IS horses  started, the race resulting as follows:  Sullivan's Winkfield's Pride, four  years old, bv Winkfield, out of Ali;  niony, first. Courayes Funny Book  four years, old, second. Rucker's  ilritlegrooiri, four years old, third.* The  distai*ci* was one mile straight away.  THE DIAMOND.IUU1LEE.  Ansl t alia is sending seven Premiers  to the Queen's diamond jubilee. 'It  Canada is only allowed to send  she* will be in "elfect penalized because  she is federated. A strong and immediate expression of C-inuelian feeling  on the matter would spctire an invitation to each of the heads of Canadian  provinces. It isa fact that a solid Canadian phalanx of premiers with Laurier  at its head would be a splendid object  lesson to Australians in respect to  Federation. Mr. Chamberlain, Colonial Sscretury, has expressed a special  wish that two hundred Canadian  troops be sent to England, which  should include a'detachment nf the  North West Mounted Police.  WILL RUN'THE 1ILOCKAUE.  The Daily Chronicle today prints a  lobby rumour to the effect that Great  Britain has declined to he ;i;/ party to  the starving of  innocent. Cretans  FAST ATLANTIC SERVICE  Montreal,-March 23.���������M. W. Peterson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England,  wnd is connected with large shipping  interests in" England, has signed a  provisional contract with the Canadian government for a fast Atlantic  steamship service of four boats of  10,000 tons, to be ready in two years  and to steam over 20 knots per hour.  The price said to be paid by Canada is  .$���������500,000 a year, and tbe British government will contribute $2*50,000 a  ypar*in addition.    ' -       - *  , Ottawa, March 20.���������The second session of the eighth parliament, which  opened yesterday with all the splendor  anel pomp usual on such occasions,  will be known as the tai'ilf session of  the Laurier administration. -What  the best heads in the Liberal party "can  devise in tlie way of a -'fiscal policj. for  Canada will be scrutinized and criticised by the shrewdest and most ex  perienced men in the .Conservative  ranks. Among those who are ossein'  bled for the work of the session there  n no disposition to place obstacles in  'the way of the earliest possible development of the policy, of the government. -The opposition will be expected, however, to challenge the administration at every step it takes. The  government has" not heen'more frank  in the speech from the throne than it  is the custom of the government to  be, and the country is left in I he dark  as to the tariff policy. The Manitoba  school epiestion has been touched upon  very gingerly."  DR. BLACK PROTESTS.  Toronto, March '23.���������Dr. M. C.  Black, of Paisley, writes the Globe  protesting as a Liberal against the  Papal Ablegate interfering .with the  affairs of Canada, using the remarks  in the cable despatch .which says, the  Ablegate expressed disappointment  afc_the_Manitoba_legislature_not_-_wiiir>  ing till he had arrived to-act on the  the settlement bill. Dr. Black says,  sooner than have such a stain on the.  party. Liberals of this country would  hurl Premier Laurier and his government from power with as little compunction as a tin key would gobble up  a blue bottle iiy.  The Globe says in reply: If the  Ablegate has any notion that he is to  pass judgment on the acts of legislators! we can only, say he is very  deeply mistaken, and will very soon  discover'his mistake. The laws of  one I this country are made and admistered  precisely irs if there were no papa  ablegate, and for that matter no such  place as Rome. No legislation will be  placed on the statute hook because  ot his presence" here. If this prediction be not fulfilled, we shall be quite  prepared to accept Dr. Black's predictions of disaster to the Liberal  party. 0  There is almost a panic; in the civil  service over the thi eatened dismissals.  The Citizen calls on the Governor  General to interfere. It is staled that  there are are nearly thiee. hundred  orders in council making dismissals  awaiting the vice regal signature.  Aberdeen is in an awkward predicament and is represented as regretting  tb.it be'interferred with the late administration, as his   action   makes  it  You insert the blow, give a good  blow aud the ivoi k is done. Foul  breath and' headache disappear  shortly after the use of " COLD-  IN-YOUR-HEAD."  Is tho breath foul?  Is the voice husky?  ,-  Do you ache all over?  ������Is the nose stopped up?  Do you snore at night?  Does your nose discharge?.  Does the nose bleed easily?     '  Do you sneeze a great deal?  Is the nose sore and tender?  Is this -worse towards night?  Does the nose itch and burn?  Is there pain across the eyes? -  Is your sense of smell leaving?  Is'there tickling in the throat?  Is there a dropping in the throat?  Is the throat dry in the morning?  Is there pain-in the back of the  head? *  Is there pain in the back of the  eyes?  ��������� Are you  losing  your sense' of  taste?  Do you sleep with the mouth  open?  Does the nose stop up at night?  If so it is' sure and certain indication of Catarrh.  ( anadian  \   Pacific Rj*  SOO PACIFIC LINE  The cheapest, quickest and best  route to  Toronto     New York     Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  and all Eastern and European Points  Tourist Cars leave Revelstoke  daily lor St. Paul; for Toronto  every Monduy; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan and Empress 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  "COLD-IN-YOUR-HEA.D" gives  instant relief. In - less than a  minute after the first application  the air passages are freed and the  breathing becomes'; natural and  easy. .The most acute attacks of  cold in the head are cured in a few  hours. Cures incipient Catarrh in  a-few days anti will permanently  cure mqst chrouics .cases -in from  one to three months. It allays  pain, concentrate** all foulness of  the breath, heals the ulcers, and in  an incredibly short time absorbs  and dries up all the discharge. It  contains no injurious ingredients  like morphine.  Beware of  Catarrh  cures  containing morphine. *  ^C.OLD-IN-YOUR-HEAD"   . \s  sure, pure,   harmless .and   easily  applied. ' '  The Improved Inhaler accompanies each-box.- - -- -~- - -���������-���������=-==-  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Ordorsit Promptly Attended To.  122-tf  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  /J^  METHODIST CHURCH - Kevelatoka.  Preaching services at 11 _m. and 7:30  p.m. Cibfb meeting at the close of 'the  tiiornitiK service, tfthbath echool and Bible  ('laeu at 2:30 p.m. Weekly- prayer meet-ng  every Wednesday evening at 7*30 p.m. Tbe  public are cordially Invited.   Seats free.  HEV. J. A. WOOD.Tastor.  PRESBYTERIAN" CHURCH-Reyelatoke.  tjcrvico every Sunday evening at 7-30  p.m. Illb'e CI 183 at 2-.T0 p.m., to which  all aro "welcome.  M. GEDDES. B. A.. Mltalonarj*.  TJOLY TRINITY CHURCH-RereUtoke.  i-L Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. and  7:30 p.m.  REV. F. YOLLAND, Rector.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH-Revel:  stoke.    Moss fourth  Sunday Ib month  at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN."  PROFESSIONAL  WU. "McKECHNIE.  ��������� CM. 11., M. D. C. M.)  Physician and Burgeon.  Omco:   Near the Union Hotel.  Calls by telephone or tclcar������pb   promptly  allcndoci to.   Omco hoars:   9:30 to II a m , 1:30  to i und 7 to 8 p.m. -  -  Revei stoke .      British Cocr-Maii,  F. McCarty  Wholesale and Retail  Butcher  Dealer* In:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses."  Revelstoke Station  B. C.  0- E. SHAW.  Mining. P ea Estate and Ineurance Agent.  Typewrit iu done with accuracy and despatch.  Ga o    Ak      Fcrguso-i Townsite.  REVELSTOnr*      -     -      British Columbia.  flerchant's Hotel  -lllecillewaet, B. C.  This hotel lias iiisti been renovated throughout, and is how  first-class in everyi respect. Good accommodation. ' Best  Wines, Litiuors and Cigars at the Bar. .  W.J. Lappan, Proprietor.  " Follow directions closely and do  not-be afraid to use,"COLDIN-  YOUR-HEAD" freely.  .,...- nu,i,���������w ul   innocent  Uretans In   ,.���������.    ,. -    , .     .        . .,  the interior of the island, and a report diflicult for him to quietly acquiesce in  that British shippers intend to run  the blockade, contending that it is indefensible, under International, law  inasmuch as neither Turkey nor Greece  has lis yet'declared .war.  The latest report from Greece is to  the eirect that the Greek Government  has offered to buy the island of .Crete.  Floods are causing trouble already  in Ontario. At Brantford many  houses were so badly flooded that the  occupants hud to escape in boats.  Hon. Mr. Ulnir has written to the  Toronto Board of Trade that there js  no danger "f precipitate action in  respect, to the Crow's Nest L'ass Hail-  \\'!iy.  Mr. ]���������". C. Wade, barrister of Winnipeg, is investigating.a charge against  Colonel Irvine, warden of the "Manitoba Penitentiary, of allowing guards  to absent themselves to work lor  political friends.  Winnipeg has two cases of leprosy  to look after.  Two good scams of hard coal have  been found on Lake Winnipeg.  A new. custom's regulation has been  niade at Ottawa under which'00 per  cent of duty paid, on guns, rods, etc.,  brought in lo Canada to be used for  sporting purposes will be refunded.  W. J. Gallagher, formerly editor of  the defunct Vancouver Telegram, is  now under arrest at Honolulu on a  charge of contravening the immigration laws of Hawaii in importing 300  Japanese contract labourers.  The Victoria Hoard of Trade has  written to say that the federal government would do the pro", ince ot British  Columbia good service if it would direct the attention of capitalists to the  viiluahle deposits of high grade iron  which arc known to exist on the Pacific coast,  what.is going on'now.  The Minister of Interior has decided  to give a small grant to the Western  Immigration -Association for assisting  the work of the" Association. The  general scope of the woik to be done  by the Association will be supervised  bv Commissioner McCreary at  Winnipeg.   .  Dr. John Watson, better known as  "Ian Maclaren", the famous author  and lecturer has heen summoned to  attend before the Presbyterian synod  of England, to answer charges ot  hcesy growing out of passages in  some of his .works, which have been  interpreted to indicate a departure of  belief from the strictness of the Pres-.  bytqpian code. *  50c. a box  Six boxes $2.50  Sold in Calgary by  Columbia House  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.   -  Best Accomodation.',. .  , ,      "' *    ���������������������������   "  St. Leon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrow  .    . Lako���������.run in connection. -.   . .     ���������'   ',  Rates $1.00 Per Day.     =     Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CLARKE,' Proprietors,-Revelstoke.  When at  Golden, b. c.  The gnteway to tho '  great East Kootenay  gold fields ..    ..    ..  fl  THEKootenay House  ^���������_������������������ i .% _s_a������-T  assures you every-comfort, exquisite  ��������� tables and commodious rooms   ��������� r"  - Headquarters for commercial aud  mining men,   Free sample rooms.'      (  Fort Stcclo StaKO loaves Kootenay  House    every   alternate  Tuesday.  Strictly First Class S.ADLtR, Propr  Chemist and Drngglst.  P. S.    Guaranteed to cure Cold  in the Head or money refunded.  Sold at NEW DENVER  by CHARLES NELSON  The  Semi-  Weekly  5000 headers ������_, week  as Tun; Herald's, circulation is 1000 a week.  e.        o An ad in THK HERALD will reach: the  people oi' West Kootenay.       .  Latest   telegraphic news from all points  iip to the point of issue.  Subscription, $2.00 0 Year  "ta Invariably in Advance  OUP Job Department is well equipped. We  print everything, and do it 111 first class style  as we have the best of workmen, presses, type  and stock.       Give us at rial "job.  Special Attention to COfllU ORDERS  JOHNSON  &  ���������ft_**r'-r������.pIECE,  Revelstoke, B.C.  Proprietors  and  Publisher*.  The Gowari-Holten-Downs Go  Wholesale dealeis in  QUEEN'S v HOTEL  MACLEOD.  ... '-  The best Hotel tn Southern Alberta.    Good  accommodation for commerc-ial men.,  COLIN GENGE,  007153��������� i| Proprietor.  Z^les, Wiqes, Spirits and Cigars.  \ - '���������  Agents for J. W. Karn Co.'s Pianos, and the Gould Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle.  Revelstoke, British Columbia, ���������i__3___2igi_B_  WiSBSSsaSB^^SSS^SSmS^SSi^  m������ed<^r.  D.vi'.ei's in lmllo'1 Oals. Oatmeal  iinel nil   kinels .of   (.'iti'ms,  Feed, .its-., to wrile the  $^rac���������r.ia_ & Ker Milling Co.  i~-t>        ....South Edmonton, Alta.  I'fAI.lTY   ItH.'.IlT  -rillCHS  UlllllT  Agent:  A. E. Gray, Nelson.  1.08AL AKa GENERAL   NEWS  An Intcrc'stin.ix Budget;'of Local, Personal  and . General''Items'Round  and  About P.cvclstoka.  Wheeling started on .Sunday.  * i.'sc* K.K.K. for l.hat cough, Mire*  cure, at Abey's Drill; .Store.  ' A largo assortment uf newest  patterns in dress goudsnt BourneHru������.  : Mr. and Mrs. H.N. Coursier returned  froin Die coast on jilonday.  * A largo range of fancy luces just,  oneiii'il up at1 Coursicr's.  '��������� ..The now -C. V. It. ste-iinier was  successfully launched at Nakusp on  Saturday.  The demand for real estate in Itevelstoke has livened up eonsiderably.dur-  ing the ))iist ton days.  Mr. Hyjitt-w.-isMined  $10 und  costs  . on .Mouciav for sh*iiiiting a dog  lieleing-  >.'... tn'Mi-.M. I). Sibbald.  *Mr. 0. L Clink ciuiiti in  on  "Monday  will*,   'nis   sawmill   fur   leVrgiisoii iind  -AvesiiL right on down the river.  ' Lntosl elress triuimiiigs in all  shades at Coursier's.  Customs foi- "March, .'it the Revel-  stuki* t-ustoni house: Value cleared,  .'���������'T.GIO.SS* duty collected, :5l.3I."j.83.  The engine wjis olf lhe rails throe,  times during the recent trip to Arrowhead and- back "on Saturday and  Sunday. -'  _*��������� Tinnrne _!l-os. are showing a nice  range of carpels, floorcloths, curtains,  tablecloths, etc. Call and inspect  s-.tock. -  Yard' Foreman Leo says that in nil  his experience lie never saw so much  freight in the yard as" there is in the  present time.  * Tin-" H_itA_i"> is to be seen  on  file  ��������� nt. the   Globe Hotel, St. Paul,   Hotel  Vnncoiivcir, Vancouver and the Herald  iifllei.*, Calgary.  "Mr. H. ������.- Noiee*. or Vvetiiskiwin,  ciiiiie iu 011 Satin-day on his way to  Ferguson, where he has accepted a  position iis bookkeeper with .Mr. (I. I.  Clink, who is pulling n sawmill in  there.  John Stewart, :i, stranger, who was  wandering around Albert.Canyon in a  demented condition anel hroughtdown  ���������here by the. police, was examined on  Monday by J)rs. JMrJCechnie and "McLean and pronounced insane:.  ; Mine owners, who desire fn have  lhe name's of their claims inserted in  lhe B.C. "Mining Diiectoty. which is to  be published monthly can obtain  forms to fill up from "the Editor ol"  This Herald.  A petition for a tri-weekly mail into  the.Tronf -Lake Mining District is hc-  eircuiiiteel. The government is only  culling for tenders for a mail once* a  week for the next year. Before fall  they will have to run it daily.  An entertainment in aid of Holy  Trimtv clninth will be given in  UournVs Hull in Easter week. Two  farces, "Chiselling" and '-Found in .**.  l-'ourwheeler" are being rehearsed anel  "will'bTfpiirroiratrthe-etitei'tiiinroenfe.���������  Mr. S. Saunders, who hits been for  several years back with the Calirary  Hard ware Co.. has arrived'to taken  position in 'Bourne Rros.'store. Mr.  Saunders was leaeler of the Calgary  Fire .Brigade band tfor a long time and  will i,e an addition to musical circles  here.  "Mr. A. McBriele. ;i prominent Calgarv hardware man, who last, vear  lille'cl the>. Mayors chair in that city,  lvturned from n trip through tho lower  country on Saturday, greatly i in pressed with, the prospect.*: before Kooti-nav.  Mr. McBiitle has bought lots in Feigii-  .son.  Mr. Tl, Jamieson purehnsod last  week for the Horne-Payne* syndicate  ii Dart of thn propertv "beloiiiring io  Mi-. A. I-:. Kiuc-aiele* ut'Eincaide's landing. They intend lo erect a warehouse, ore house, flouting wharf, and  hotel on the property. Building operations will commence as soon'as the  lumber ran he hauled from the saw  mill at Coiuiipie.  * SliiU'r shoes at Coursier'?.  No. 1 train came on time Monday  ami Tuesday.  Mr. \V. Hi Hull, or Calgary, has invested iu Ferguson prop.-i-iy.  * lilouses, blouses, blo-.i.se*-, at Coursier's.  (,'. B ll'.uneiv Co. have just.received  a ear load sugar.  Ore Mhipiui'r.ts Ihroiigh Uevi'lsloke  "inre* March  '2:>.:    Hiiti'rpriM'.  00 terns,  ���������*,.7,ir<i; kiiiho. ���������r.iitni!'. !jii,;eu.  Till'last: pnvnient on the bond on the  ib-ii.ulview. Old Hniioma iiiul Phillips-  bni-g cl.-iims on I in* Clival Noilhuru  group was intuit* In* the llorne-Payuc-  syndicate mi Monelay.  The ret-ult of the viwit of Messrs.  Bell and lh-iel. uf llie Winnipeg Nin-'-  Wi-slcr. I iis appeared iu n special  number iluvuted to Kootenay. whie-li  is one of llie best written efforts of the  Ititul yet got out by the: Eastern press.  It. lakes tip lli page*; iind in profust-iv  illusl rated.  The* ielea of an indign.'U.ion meeting  to iry and t;et the claims c>f Revelstoke  in t'he river bank anel government  buildings asserted in time for the  supplementary estimates, is being  ��������� minted and is being favorably received. The Mi'-KAMi would suggest that  time, is distinctly of tlie essence; of the  contract in this'matter.  An ex-M. P. for aB. C. constituency,  writing to an Ottawa paper, says:  "Slocan and LiirtU-au are safer properties for a man lo take up than Trail  Creek. In the latter tho ore is low  grade: it costs a large sum to open a  iiiine. and in most cases not suflicient  slock has been reserved for the  treasury.  Mr. F. S. Barnard, of Vancouver, of  the Lilloet, Fraser River and Gold-  lieldti. Ltd.. was in town on Monday.  Tbe forma! opening of tho aerial train-  way and concentrator at the Lanark  mini; will take place on Tuesday or  "Wednesday uf next week. A special  train from Vancouver will convey a  party of guests of the. syndicate to bo  present on that occasion. .  .T. II. and 11. R. Toche, two prominent mining men of Austtiilia, mrived  in this country a low days ago, says  the Spskane Spokesman, having come  over on the Miowora or. "its last. trip.  Tiiev are bound for the golel fields eif  British Colnmbiii, and state that  many other Australian miners are  preparing to come to this country, as  the disadvantages of mining in Australia are too grout to make it either a  desirable or it profitable pursuit. .  Complaints are being made of frozen  potatoes being brought in recently  from Edmonton. Our lllecillewaet  correspondent mentions the same  thing. Tho farmers of Alberta may  as well make ii.*.their minds at once,  that if they want, the Kootenay market, they have: got to ship in nothing  but their best produce nnd to' make  sure it. is the best, before sending it.  Any Ciirlessiiess or smart Alec- business on their part will simply result in  a total loss of the trade.  ILLECILLEWAET.  Frogress at the Lanark Mine.���������Inferior  Shipment From Alberta.  From Our Own Corrc9ponelc.it.  Illkcilleivaet. March 20. ��������� Alex  Me-.Hne is back from his hunting lour,  lie lii-ougbt iu some fine martin  skins.  Thos. Wolsey litis returned from  Beaver and is"gone for it visit to his  p->rents at Craigcllachic.  Work at the Lanark'mine is moving  on r.ipielly.  Mr. Snider, assayer. has left us for  California.  An electric light plant is being put  in eit Laurie. *A teh-pliono ha- been  in operation from the town to the  Lanark for some time.    ,  Two rars of Alberta produce- passed  -t!-,7f-.;-^-!*-!:'.^-r.--\c������ek_ I____aw"e___diil  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  Union Hotel���������.1 Bruce, Arrowhead;  Robt, McGinns C. M. I.'hartein, Thos  Willson, Cloud 11 Perk. Vancouver;  S L Saunders, Calgary; Collin Al Me-  Uiiirmitl. ���������Thubc'iiiiri'iulii', N S; A  Triiimweisi-r. Calgary, .1 >1 McDonald.  Glengiirv; Chus linoi'onl, Porlnge La  Prairie; R S Kurt on. Ihu-ton City; \V  Newman. Donald; .1 l-'li'shmmi. Vancouver: Frank Mnriuggi, II Metu. A  Pi'l.'.'nautl, Smidoii. .Miss Me-Leilb,  Kamloops; K MclVuii'imel, Big Beiul:  Artbiir B Brickworl.li, Vani-ouver; I")  GiMclnnis, Rossland: 11 Wooellev,  Golden; A Mi-Uiide. Calgary: M Des  Hris.-ty, XV- Downing, Nelson; Mrs ,1  'Elliott. Sandon; (i Summer, Liirdeau;  D Held, Montreal: .1 G Millon. Wpg;  .1 A Loudon, Montreal; C II Snider.  W II Killev. lllecillewaet:'.! WoliV.  New Denver; F A Grali.-uu..! AV Doyle,  Calgarv; C 1'. Paget. Regina; SI Sine-lair, Fieltl; Mi**s Walker, Vancouver;  'J.' G Holt, Montreal: F A lidgerlon.  Roi'lie'ster; D C GribWold. C H.-iuley,  S H Bolton. Donald.  Columbia. Ilouse.'���������B Loomis, Seattle;  P Dtill'ov. K.'imleiops; XV Krowu,  Ditlingto'n: S Flack. Paisley; .1 P  Stall'oiel, C W Chapman. PeUoliii: E  Ariiistong. W .lones. Glacier; Sirs  Thomas. Mr. Riluv. Brandon: li S.  Noiee. G l Clink. Airs Clink and ehilel-  ren. Wetaskiwin: .1 P McMiihon.  Chiciigo; J Pearson,! Hamilton; W  Borgseil. Winnipeg; D McC.tuley. Macleod; 3 B:)land, Magiiotta'waii;' F  Baldwin, Mission: .1 Sullivan, N Bend;  J B Mcintosh. Puyullup; FS Meeher,  Portland; L P Pes Aiilniers. ,T Ken-  nan. S Ednionlon; AV Hollowav,  Golden: AV Brewiter, BaniV; SGerni'o,  N n.-irling. N .lainieton. XV Marshall,  Nakusp; W Preston, Slocan Citv;.R  Lang. Victoria; XV T.tlford, Nelbon;  B'A AVelbon, Sicaintms; S Tenniuit,  Notch Hill; 1) S Cameron, W Ken-  nedv, J Ivciinerlv, Nova Scotia; H  McDonald. Ontario; D Fraser,'I) Ditn-  bar, lvu:l,i>n, N.S. <  Central Hotel-SI C Whiteniiin. Sandon; AB'Kistir, Butte; T Tighe, N" ii  Smith, Niikusp; A Armstiong, Portage lit Prairie; P Kingman, Three  Forks; J Sle-Mill.-in, A Aime, AVetas-  kiwin; T) "SitKeclmie, Port Elgin; 3  Thomson, Southampton; .1 II Stinson.  Ottawa; A D Emory, Toronto: 1"  Bichartlson. Nelson; G lleaicl, New  Westminister; A Binsoii, G OLen,  AA'igwam; A C Olsun. AV L Moore.  Tiout Lake: .1 R Johnson. Bed Deer;  E A Scott. Three Forks; .1 Breinrand,  Albert Canyon; AV Olnwson, St Catherines; D JdcRae, Regina; J Gillies,  Milford.  Senate Hotel.���������F Hilley," Nelson:  J Chester, J Shortreeel. Brandon: L  P BesAulniers, Soutli Edmonton; G  Nightingale. Montreal; AV- McMillan.  Montana: ll J La Rocqui'., Edmonton:  E Edwards, C Hollen, town.  Victoria Hotel.���������! C Greening,'Hamilton. AV R Hull.Calgarv; A M Beall.ie.  Sirs McKniss,Slocan Citv; R S Burton,  Burton City; R V Dodd.* Rossland; J S  Richardson, Sandon; AV Shaw, Montreal: E AV Page, Essex, ISng; FS  Barnard. Vancouver;' J XV Young,  Still Lake: A F Jiiry, Thos Norman, XV  Irvine, Toronto; W McCullock. Vic-  loria; C It llevlin, Aylmer: A St Geo  Iiiimerslev, H ,T Cambie, Vancouvei-;  A B Eraser. Victoria; T P Mclntvre,  Winnipeg: T Kilpatrick, Donald; Jas  Lappiin, lllecillewaet.'" '   -  quite a lively retail  trade till the C. P  R. agent stcipped them.    Had the buyers known the quality of the potatoes  anel   othe=r   articles   thf* agent   woulel  have heen saved the trouble of tpoak-  "US- ________   "  The Provincial Estimates  The estimates- have been lvrt-ived.  The estimated revenue of thn province  up to June 30, ISDS, is si*t ele>wri at  JS1,373.0P9.4j. llie e:"tii!tate-d e;xpc-ndi-  tiii-eis$l..'iiW,7Cr).10 under th<*feillowintj  heads: Puhlic debt, S2.*iLr������J.'ifl: civil  government, siilnrii's. 5H*-LI'^'.'JD : administration of .pi-lice:. -,tI.tri"S,  Sl"A������i2.0(J: legWntion. .*S::|.11.-������.W:  mnintfiianrc' of public in"ti! ution--.  SirJ.S-IO.UO : hci*-pii.-iis and charities,  ."31"5. l.")0.00: iiilmin:str-Uiei!i of justice',  other thi'.ti p.il.-u'ic-s. iiVi'M.W: ciltica-  tion. $-_l2.IU..y'; trnnhpe.rl, WlS.r/VU'-i:  re*r.t. S48.H0: revenue.' vervite. Sl."i.000.(XJ:  publir. works. S'.ffiArMV): i:tivc-e*lbitie-  ons, Sn7._0ri.(K). Out of a total vole for  roads and bridge's of. SlU.'i.lW'. the*, two  West Kootenav ridings gel r>l*'..'_00.  Mr. C. R. Devlin. ex-M.P., Dominion  Immigration Commissioner for Great  Britain. Mr. Alf. Jury, of Toronto.  Immigration agent for England, and  Sir. Norman, paid Revelstoke: visit on  Monday, arriving from the west en  mute tor the lower country. Mr.  Devlin's lic-iidqu.irli'is will he at Dub;  Iin and his instructions are to obtain a  superior class of immigrants, with  some menus, for AA'oslern Canada.  Thu HniULD gave the Commissioner  all the information it possessed about  the most desirable class of immigrants  for Kootenay, namely capitalists look-  ���������ttg out for mining investments.  TCT CONTRACTORS-  Separate anel hull, tenelers will be received  up'to Se.ttiTdftyyAri.il 3rd, for the' crectcoil'.of  frame r������:i.nk buildiii-? for .' mticrial Bunk.   ,  The lo-A-cul or uiiy tender not necessarily  a-:c-pt>*d.  1'ln.r.i unti speci'icaHon? to be hccd at Union  Ho:eI.  ������ O. D. Hoar.  A  FRESH   CONSIGNMENT   OF  Hair   Vigors   and   Hair' Tonics  At   T.   MORGAN'S  Tonsorial Parlors.  Fresh Confectionery anil Fruit alve-o?.. on hand  _0_O'iui*_**5l���������WUMrt������������������ ������  :li������iilt;������liiffl  m^^m^^0^'^&^^^  r. B. VEhbS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots and  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings.. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  ���������o Agent for the Bliokensderfer Typewriter* -o���������--���������  POST  OFFICE STORE,.  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  ;^������J.'HF.''-'-Ii  ���������r-Ul      %        (2*        Q>  Two Carloads of Timothy Hay and one of  Prairie Hay to arrive this week. Give  your orders to be filled from car and so  get lowest price. Write fqr pirices. Mail  Orders promptly attended to..  CITIZENS !.  ������������IE_____  PREVENT DISEASE  by purifying your yarde and outhouses  with  Chloride of Lime  SURE DISINFECTANTS  ...FOR SAM"'AT... ,   ,  ABEY'Sj DRUG* STORE, ,  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Mail Ord rs promptly andoarctul y attended to  .W. G. B1RNEY,  ..  'AINTBR^^ o  PAPER-HANGER,   /  jo-,. GLAZIER  K������litriatcsfiir.-ii3hr-il.  All ord������*rs proniplly iittcneleil to.  Address: Care of UNION/HOTEL.  2lmri;������  GdY BARBER,  NOTTCE i< hereby g ven that UO days from  dti'e* I, F. S. ���������iiraurd, intend to atinly lo lho  Uhicf Ccimmlsloncr ut Lands and AVuika fur  poriHi'slon to puroha-o 1U0 noros of l*nd: ���������  Ciiinmenclng fitim1 a post slttmtcil about"ii  miles north of Ferguson Forks, on tlio otht  buok'of the North Fork ot Ltrtlcau ltlver;  thence running west If) chains; tlienco north 40  ohuli.s; tbciice *aat 4U chums; thenco south 10  chains to point of coniinenccnieiit.  V. S. BARNARD.  Dated 29th March, 1897. ,  NOTICE In hereby given that 00 days from  t*ntu I N. P. Snowden. nctinrc as ucunt for  A. K McPliulius, ia'ciia iiiakliig appltcallun to  the Hon. tho Chief Coinmis unci' of Lands nnd  "Works for punnisaion lo purchase ono liunelreil  and sixcy acres of I .nd iu Trout Lake ".Mining  Division of West, Ko-itcnay District, _o>-cribi'il  as follows:���������Comnicccing at u post marked  ' Iiiitit.1 l'.'st-A,". siluatoel'at the Miorih-vieBt  corner of T>. I-Vrgu-oii's preemptton e.f .three  hundr. ��������� and twenty acres: tliencu west forty  e-haini; llioncd houth forty chain'-: thonce ea-et4  forty chains; thenco north forty chains to point  of commencement. s  N.P.SNOWDKN. '        *  Agent lor A E. Mcphilllps.  Trout Lake, 20th March; 1897.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  CUMMINS & CO.  The Pioneer Store.  A Full Supply of Miners' Supplies  Always in Stock. '    .    -  . ,  ��������� FERGUSON,   B: C.  Harry Edwards,  '    -     Late with Grieve*, of Winnipeg.  ; Deer Heads, Birds, Animals,  Etc., Preserved   and   Mounted.  Work Guaranteed.   ,  ' Leave Orders at tho Hkvi:lbtoki*'Hek������i.i>  Optick. t  Klmrlin"   Mail O-ders u,Specialty.  and REPAIRER  C. P. R- Watchmaker and Repairer.  C.  E.  SHAW  General Agent  gR&USON  <" i_ mu-j-ij���������i  .Townsite  Mining   Broker and,Insurance Agent.  Typewriting and Conveyancing.  Tolcphono N'l. 20  Cable address: Shawe, Rcvolstoko  TOAA'SER M1NEHAL CLAIM.  Situate In tho Trout Lake Mining Dlv'slon cf  ������������������;'. West Kjoti'iay District.   Loctttei.ncr.hci-ly  extension of Sunshine clanr. on Silver Cup  Mounluin.  TAKE NOTTCE that I. F. 8. Pnrnard, acrcnt  ror John Knowicn, ������e*oo minn-'s ic.-iillcntu  No. 5S051, intend, CO d;.y^ from tho date hereof,  to applv to the Mining Recorder > for a cortill-  culu of iinorovemcnls. for the purDosu of obtain)! g a Crown grant ot the above clulni.  And turthcr take n itico that action, .under  s ciion 117. must ba. commenced; before  the  insuanco of such certillcato of improvements. *  Dated this '-Olh day of Ma'cb, IMI7.  F..S. Baknahd.  SUNSHIN1? MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Trout Lako Mining Division of  vs.est Kootenay Din riot.   Located north, rly  "extension of tho Silver Cup-Mineral Clt.lm._i_  TAKE NOTICE that -I, F. 8. Barnard, asent  for D. Ferguson, free miner's certillcato  No. 58018, intend, sixty eUys from, the e"Uto  hereof, tu apply to the Mining Recorder, for_ a  certillcato of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of the ubore claim.  Andfurthor take notice that; action, under  section 37. must bo commenced ibefore   tho  Issuance ot such certillcato ot improvements.-  Dated tliis 29th day ot March, 1897.  F. S. Bakxakd.  How __/._  About  Suit?  COLONIAL MINERAL CLAIN.  Situate: In tho Trout Lake Mining Division of  West Kootenay nistriot. Located about I!  miles from Trout Lake and being afouthorly  extension of tho Alplm Mineral eJUIm.  TAKE NOTICE that. I. F. 8. llarnard. Mnn-  nglng Dlreictor rf tho Lillooot, Fraser River  and Uarlboo Gold Fields Llinito-i, froo miner's  certificate No. 80018, intend, sixty days from  tho date hereof, to apply to tho Miring Recorder for a certillcato of Improvements, for tlio  purpose of obtaining a Crown grant ot tho  nbovo claim.  And further take notlco that action, under  section 37. must bo commonoed before the  iHauanro of such ccrllflcaM of Improvements.  Dated this With day of March 1X97.  F. S. Bakxakd.  arc   sbowiiig   tho  finest linn of samples  yui oll'cred for lho trade in  Twecvls, Twills, Venetians,  Ohoviots, Serges, etc.  The Most  Elegant Patterns  ! In ti-oii'sei-ir.gs over exhibited In the country." Ovcrcoaitugs-correul  stylts, lit and flnish.    .  Prices Right  R.   S.  WILSON,  .Merchant Tailor,  Rovolstoko, New Denvor and Brandon  HIP CHUNG STORE  Dissolution of Partnership. ���������  NOTICE  The partnership hitherto existinR  between Lee Sing anil Jim Hing,  Chinese grocers, Hip ChuiiR store,  Itevelstoke*, will he dissolved from tho  1st of April. Lee Sing will continue  the business, and has acquired the lot,  house, and the whole property. All  debts owing to the store will bo payable to Lee Sing, and Jim Hing will be  responsible for his own debts.  Revelstoke, March 0. "**R  AGENTS,  VICTORIA POWDER CO.  E & COMPANY,  bolcsalc anil Retail General Mcrciiants  AGENTS,  .   RAM   LAL'S   TEA.  NEW DRY GOOD8.  No-w openinc, coneistinp of Dress Goods, Prints (newest patterns, MuhIimh.  Cottons, Cretonnes, Flannelettes, Cambrics. Floor Oil Cloth, and Carpet- in  latest designs.  NOW ARRIVINGK  Three cars of 'HARDWARE, comprising everything needed in that line by     J  Miners and Builders.  Our stock of GROCERIES is the largest Ave have ever carried.  gjST   in QUALITY our goods are the best that can be procured-IN PRICE we ,an compete with any.  STORBSi    REVELSTOKE, TROUT   LAKE   CITY, FEROTSON  ���������fl

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