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 A)   > -   *���������  ^ v_..t   ���������" -      -      ������-T  Published la Interests'of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts.  -*?  -issued rnwx<ott-jL.-'Wtttt?!Z---vrjE}jZ)i<rj������&j3jLir&  ajstjd  sa.ttj-e.ida.'ys-  Vol.  I.    No.  29.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1897.  $2,00 a Year in Advance.  ������5S������_3e_S_*__2SS32e  Shopping  by Letter  THE first thing wise p oplo think of  when ordering goo Is by mail is the  capacity for business of those they write  lo. The reputtitlt n we enjoy for promptness n.oke. our Mall Ord. r trade forge  ���������head at a gratifying rate.  Our Specialties ���������_--*���������  Groceries Dry Goods  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  _-  Requests for price 1'sts and samples  rec-iv, prompt attention.  ������s__sg  Hudson's Bay Stores,  .....Calgary....  T.   L.    HAIG  ������... '  Sole Agent for  Jfceyelstoke  ^>-J Townsite  MINING  FIRE AND" LIFE INSURANCE  Ladies' Shirt  "Waists  Muslins  Prints  Dress Goods  Trimmings  The Largest and Most Complete Stock of DRY GOODS  in town at  Bourne Bros.  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  .SOLICITOR,"  ~    .  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  _-_TOFF_CE :   Mail building, Revelstoke. B.C.  Dressmaking Department  under management of  Miss  Chase.  MINING    LITERATURE   AND  ,    MAPS  -  Annual Report of the Minister of Mines ot  Briti-h C l'tmbia  .0 60  Geological    Hepoit,   Kamloops   Di.tdct,  with Maps      60  Cailylo'-* Mi.-Ing Report, Slocnn, Nelson,  and Ainsworth Districts, with M-p. .. 50  Cnrlylo's Mining Itcport, Trni'i Crock Dist, 25  Fletcher's Map-, EiRt and West KoutenRy 1 0>  Tomlinson's "Map, Sloan   100  THOMSON BROS.' BOOKSTORE,  ."     * CAUIAI'Y, AI.IUCRTA.  Why You Should...;  Invest in Ferguson  "There is a tide iathc.  affairs of men -which,  taken at the   flood,  " leads on to fortune."  ��������� Shakespere.  THE LARDEAU is the richest  district in British Columbia, and  a fortune can ,he made with a very  (.mall outlay by judicious investment  in this section.  The Great. Northern group of mines,  with the Broadview. Great Northern,  True Fissure, Old" Sonoma, Phillips-  burg. Silver Queen, anel many others,  are just up the hill above Fergus'jn���������a  ��������� There is no better investment in the  mile from the townsite,  world  today than a lot  in_ Ferguson        T,      pool "  conlprisincr   t,,B  Every pound of ore from the Lardeau  fT,,tt-,p   T,     M.fv   Rl'     .,',   .,\-:,t   .������  water power on the townsite with a ^ '������"<-s rrom _._i},usiin.  view of erecting a concentrator, ami -The  Sunshine,  Towser  and  Silver  their   railway   from   Galena  Bay   is Cup.mines are only four miles from  chartered to run to Ferguson. Ferguson.  -Fer-further- particulars _address :___C._E...SHAW,J__eneraLAgent,  Revelstoke, B. C.  Lost  A scarf pin containirg a piece of gold {.u-utz.  Tho Undo- will be lewarded by leaving the  same at the Vi.toria hotel. _>J-ip.t  Lost  On Sunday, 2-t.h inst.. a gold scarf pin, vith  topaz stone. Finder will p'.easo leave at this  office.        . . It  "���������      R- H. RAMSEY,  House Painter---'^  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Draylng and Deli.-Tr Work a specialty at  " lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a moment's notice-  Agent for the Stand ird Oil Company.  T.   ABRIEL,  NAKUSP. B.C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  For Information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Creek, write at once and get particulars. ��������� __nirtf  J.   R.    HULL.&   CO.,  Successors to Hull Bros. _. Co.,  __utJ3heraandWholesaloandRetail Dealers  I   Beer, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOP8  and   REVEL8TOKE.  All orders in our line promptly filled.  IB _'F___-  Spring-  House Cleaning  Send foi-samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from 10c, J2ic  15c up to 50c roll. Mail orders  carefully attended to.    '  Linton Bros.,  Booksellers, Calgary.  THE CASSIAR'BONUS.  On the'111 of March lust Mr. War-  burton Pike applied for incorporation  as tho Cassiar Railway Co., capital  ������1,000,01)0, to build ti railway frum a  point on the Slickoen River to Dc-use  Luke in flit* district of Cassiar, and on  tlie* 1st of April tho net lo incorporate  the company, was passed. As is well  known Dt-ase Lake lies tit tho south of  the most valuable part of the mining  section of Cassiar, which iu tin* opinion of many old minors is the richest  in mineral wealth of any district in  British Columbia. Tlie Stickeen is  navigable for four months in the year  for 130 miles of its course as far as  Gli'iiotti, fiom which point a pack  trail runs at. present 81 miles to the  south shore of Pease Lake. The country through'���������'which this trail passes  consists of rolling hills anel plateaux  nnd presents no obstacles to the* construction of a railway, which would  open up ti country of mineral .*>-eallh  extraordinary even in British Columbia. So fur se> good. But there is  more to follow. Mr. YVai-burton Pike  has got his charter and, like Oliver  Twist has presumably asked for more,  and again like Mr. Barkis the Victoria  family compact is willing. Why not?  Cassiar is a long way olf and nobody  is likely to be'watching any measure  connected with that remote'district.  So the Hon. Minister of Finance brings  down his bill to grant a least-, lease is  a new iilea, for fifty years of 10.210  acres of laud per mile together with  all minerals, precious and ba������e, therein and thereunder. The rights of free  miners are, however, not entirely  ignored. Free miners have a right to  prospect for mineral claims cm the  Company's lands. One-half of all mineral claims discovered is .to belong to  the miner and the other half to the  Company. The miner has to give the  Company a sixty clays option of his  half of the claim at his own price. In  the* event of the Company refusing to  buy the ftee miner has two years, iu  which lie can sell the whole claim at  the, price'of any bona fide oiler made  to him, after first making tlie. Company an oiler* at. the same price, and  the Company shall be bo unci either to  buy or to sell its moiety to the miner's  purchaser. After two years the Company shall t tike'*' chai gc*, being obliged  to give the miner half the ptoceeds of  any sale or of the prolits of development. In short, if the bill passes, over  about SC0.1SO acres of the richest mineral lands in the province, the unfortunate prospector will be tied hand  and foot to the company, and there is  not the slightest doubt which of the  two will come out at the small end of  the horn. But the whole of the elaborate conditions are only a'blind to  *i^-ver~up~tht*~stc*iilrii_*.o���������prosptjctoi-  would ever think of going into the  company's territory at all its long as  they prevail. The family compact sees  its time is short .and it is getting  shameless. They came within an ace  a few years ago of giving away Kootenay, now ihey want to re petit the  operation with Cassiar. The bill has  heen rushed through.'' Only one* course  is open to the people of this province  which is to convince the Dominion  government that we have lost all trust  in the. legislature as at present constituted and to demand that this  bill be vetoed immediately, alun  with the B. C. Southern Railway _\ct.  Provincial rights are all very well, but  when they become provincial wrongs  it is time lo get lhe central government to interfere.  not enjoy some of the bene.(its of it, as  it is perfectly certain we shall hav.*  to do our share of paying for it. We  do not believe that there is any railway scheme now in contemplation  which will develope a richer mining  district or woultl give the province  beller returns for any bonus, which  might he made to if. The road, will  undoubtedly be built, bonus or no  bonus, but if granted a subsidy thu  promoters were prepared to give bonds  to commence wotk at once and push  it. through to completion. With East  Kootenay beginning to attract so  'much attention, lime is beginning to  be an clement of consideration, if we  want capital to come our way and  with .'in American road under survey  from Lhe south to tap the very same  country, it is plain that Revelstoke is  going to have competition for Us trade  and cannot aiford to miss a single  move in the game. These were the  considerations which induced the  IIi_li.__.ij lo endeavor to divert part of  this new loan out of the hands of the  Victoria family compact into this di-  ) L't-titiii. We have not so far seen any  arguments in the Mail, which even  make an attempt to controvert them.  $    $  SAVED  $  BY BUYING YOUR Bltl.AD  AT TITE  REVELSTOKE BAKERY  _A. N. SMITH, Propr.  _J> tp _p <_P  To the Printing Trade  of Kootenay   . _^y  J. C. Crome, for many ye*rs with the American Type Fuundr. Co.. has been appointed  agent for the Toronto Type Foundry, with  headquarters at Vancouver, B. 0. A full line  ot Job and News ink wi'l be kept in slock  there. A stock of Cylinder presses. J_b Presses nnd Paper Cutters will be kept at Revelstoke, so that printers can be supplied at short  notice. Don't buy until you sec roe. The Toronto Typ*. Foundry Co. is sole agent for the  product of the American Type Foundry ("j. in  Canada. k, -  A DDRRSS _____  J. C. CROME,  _ ,    VA-iCCCVBR, B. C.  THE HERALD FOR _0B WORK  THE RAILWAY LOAN.  Our -*stccined contemporary has  .���������otnething to say about "touters for  the Galena Bay toad, journalistic and  otherwise."' The allusion is obscure,  but we presume it alludes to the Ltu-  deau Railway and the part which the  H-.R.-1-D, in company with 'other  prominent business concerns of this  town took in endeavoring to get a  bonus for thac road out of the new  railway loan. Why "Galena Bay  road"? Does our esteemed think no  railway should claim tbe name of Lardeau, unless it runs from Liirdeau  City? However this is only a side  issue. On the main point it entirely  inis-imdevstands our position. We  maintain, as we have said before, that  this province is not at present in a  position to borrow any more money to  bonus railways or under any necessity  of doing so. But there is no use of  following out a principle to the extent  of cutting off your nose to spite your  face*. It beintr quite obvious from the  start that tin* Railway Loan Bill was  going through, the Herald failed to  see why this part/of Kootenay should  "      THE HIGHLAND GROUP.  It is Located on the Glengarry Ledge  and was Well Known Under Another Name.  ' Mr. G. T. Lundy, of the Highland  Group Mining & Development Co.,  canie in on Satin day's train. He has  given the Hi_i. add, some information  with regard to the c-laims owned by  his company. They are claims which  weie first located by Lardeau Jack, at  the headwaters of Silver Tip creek or  West Fork of the Duncan. Two of  them were originally staked under the  names of -the Sir John and \ the 12th  of July. These were afterwards relocated by Mr. Lundy and'called the  Union Jack and " Bloomer. Two  others, the. Ha.tie M. and Highland  Boy, are extensions of the _eclge,_and  th". whole group forms the south half  of the Glengarry group. "'The ledge is  20 to 30 feet wide, ami is traceable .for  seven miles,'and the surface indications are very promising. It is' a  contact, of blue limestone', which is, the  footwall, and slate, the hanging wall.  The company intend to push development work right along, as soon as the  snow goes off, Mr. Lundy himself  superintending anel managing the  operations. ,>Now that the .mystery  caused by the change of" names is  cleared up, it is the opinion of Ltirdeau  inincis that the company own an excellent property, which under development will uo doubt become very  valuable. The company has placed a  first block of $50.000_ti"easui y^hareis  on the market at 10 cents.  Assays have been taken from various parts of the Glengarry ledge  running fiom 03 oz. to 2000 oz. silver  per ton and 70 to 80 per cent. lead. The  following asstiys have been nitielt: from  the Highland Group.and from average  samples���������picked'samples can be taken  oil this property of over 1000 oz. silver  per ton���������No. 1 fiom an outcrop and  No. 2 about four inches below the surface. They were made by C. 'M.  Wilson, Sandon, B.C. No.'s 3 and -I  were made from sin face samples by  J. D. Dewar & Sons, Toronto.  No. 1. Galena, 03.3 oz. silver per ton  72.5 per cent, lead���������$81.15 per ton.  No. 2. Galena, 209 oz. silver per ton,  81.0 per cent, lead���������$224.-15 per ton.  No. 3. Galena, Si oz. silver per ton,  St per rent. lead���������$101.35 per ton.  No. 4. Galena, 00 oz. silver per ton,  82 per cent, lead���������$88.20 per ton.  Average :' Galena, 118.75 oz. silver  per ton, 80 per cent, lead���������$225.25 per  ton.  DONALD.  The    Amateur    Theatricals   on   Easter  Monday.  Dona l.u, April 2(1.���������A large audience  whs present at the I. O. O. F. hall on  Monday night, lo witness the fiist  performance of the Donalel Diumalii-  Club, in  " NOT  SUCH A FOOT. AS III-: LOOKS."  The play was well put on, and wtis  received with the greatest enthusiain.  Much credit is due T. H. Dunne, for  his scenic effects, his stage* setting and  also for his excellent acting in his  character role of'"Old Mould." But  Mr. Dtmni*. we expected such acting  from you, being as you are an old  stager. Tho curtain of the first act  rose, revealing asceneiu Murgati-oyd's  office. Mr. J. Stirrett, as Mtu-gati-oyd,  (Lawyer and Attorney,) performed his  part iu a very satisfactory manner,  his acting shewed hard work, his role  being both ditlicult and trying. Mr.  Stirrett should be* congratulated on  the success he made of this character.  Much laughter was indulged in, on the  opei.ing of the second act, which represented a washerwoman's kitchen.  This scene is the latest pinporty of the  Club, and it alone was sufficient to put  tbe audience in .good humor. Mrs.  Mould, her husband, and Sir. Simon  Simple kept the house in a ripple of  laughter throughout this act. In act  three, too much cannot "be stiid. both  in regard acting and stage setting.  The scene represented a drawing room  in Mrs. Merton's home. It was a mar-'  vel to everyone how it was possible to  get so much furniture and draping on  so small a stage. It made one i'oel  quite at home, to set* how,comfortable  and natural everything looked. The  leading role. Sir'Simon Simple, was  most ably, performed by Mr. Stan.  -Ruttan. This wtis by far, the most  difficult part of the caste, his English  accent and troublesome monocle causing great mirth. The character part  of Mrs. Mo .del was well sustained by  Mrs. T. H. Dunne, the make-up and  acting shewed careful "study, and left  a;good impression .on those present.  Felicia Murgatroyd's niece was cleverly taken Iiy Mrs. K. XV. Patmoic. This  part was most interesting throughcitil.  and brought forth from the audience  both mirth and sympathy, stirring  their appreciation of it well studied and  acted part. Mrs. R. A. Kimptoti, as  Mrs. Mei-ton, alsosueceeded in holding  the audience*. This is one of the thankless parts which often occur in comedy,  where a lot of acting is required to  properly interpret this character, but  we must say Mrs. Kimpton most ably  succeeded.' R. W. Pattnoro, as Fred  Grantly, Murgatroyd's clerk, delighted  the house greatly with his careless  and genial^ manner. This part, al-  "tlT6iigir_shM-_7_w"a"sr~ex*i-ced:ngly~well  acted.- The pttrt of Captain Marker  was taken by Mr. Bert Williams. It  was very short, and only served as an  introduction to Mr. Murgatroyd. The  play was repeated Saturday' night on  account of a number of the boys being  out on the road. The house although  not so large, had tbe benefit of as  gooel, if-not better,,.acting 'than on  Monday night. As there had to he  three distinct changes of scenery, Mrs  J. Allan kindly consented, to fill in tlie  interval with some eif the latest must  oil productions. This was also a treat  to Donald, and wc hope that the Club  will favor us with another play in the;  near future.  ATHENS IN REVOLT .  OVERTHROW  OF  THE  THRONE-  THREATENED  The Cabinet Has Resigned, and tha  Intervention of the Powers in the  Interests of Peace Will Probably be  the Next Move  (Spi.r_i._r., to Tin-: Hkiiald.)  London. April 2S.���������Incensed at  rout of lhe  Gicck  P'.'pulnce  tinea ton  the ;  tbe  the'  til my at Mali  I o overthrow  monarchy. The most violent section  of the * press still demand that the  Crown Prince and Prince Nicholas of  Greece be recalled, though some of the  Royal stair have been retired. King  George emphatically repudiates any ���������  responsibility for tbe li'lrcab of the  army. His' aide-de-camp asking permission for a retreat, the King replied  (h-it his aide-de-camp being on the  spot could know host and was to use  his discretion.'  The army's operations have been  suspended in Epirus wliich further' in-  i-reuses t he bitterness of feeling against  King George. ' '   .      '  .  Athens.     April.   20.��������� The     house  issembles today.  A new ministry.will ���������  he chosen. ' '     .  London,  April   20.���������A   despatch to  the Mail says:  '"The Greek cabinet ha*,  resigned. '   Everything now. points to;  a conclusion of "the campaign by the-  intervention of the powers. -   '  :     -" _, .  THE NEW TARIFF      =,  Finds Great Favor in the  British Press  and Parliament."  ' London, April 2S.���������Sir*C'h.*u-les Vincent,   Conservative,   by  lOsolntion,expresses   grateful   recognition'sib   the ''  .Dominion   of .Canada's    government  for   the   fiscal   changes, in    favor .of _  British trade.   .-.   , ,   -.��������� '...'.,.  .  'The newspapers are devoting mu'cli*  attention to.th'e changes of the .tariff;  ilenpuncinE. the proposals, of~Uier.rop-  positiou.aucl_endorsing .the.proposals  of tlie"pfo-i-ier. "*_���������>".,    -~    *'- ���������*���������";"'-'7 "*;"*".  Ottawa, April 2S.���������At _l.o*opposi-  tiun caucus, 'Sir Charles. Tuppei- announced that-in the opinion- of the "_  Conservative party the preferential  clauses of the tariff were.impracti- .  c,'ible,-alid that the tariff meant the  destruction of all Canadian industries.*.  An   analysis   of the taritr   cliangis  -  shews on tho dutiable list" __2G items ; '  increases  -jO.,,  decreases   -00A   and ._!0  changed from specific to ad valorem,  -OS unchanged. "   i-.' '  Senator Mclnnes has moved lhat a  mint be established at once in Canada.  Wm. Tt'inplcman, of Victoria, and    .  G_"o"rHardy-presidc'ntr-of-thu'- Liberal-^  association, of  Victoria, have arrived  to interview the government.  Winnipeg,   April  23.���������In  the   bye--  election  .laniieson.  Liberal,   defeated '  Taylor, Labor;-in   McDonald' Ruthei-,,  ford,   straight  Liberal  defeated   Mc- '���������  Ken-tie, Patron. . -   ' ���������  Cha.U-OTti-TOWn, P.E.I., April 2S.���������  Perry, Liberal, defeated Hackett, Conservative in West Prince.  The Oddfellows Parnde.'  ' There was a good turn out of the  lodge em Sunday evening at the church  parade of the Oddfellows. Preceded  by the Revelstoke band they marched  from the lodge room at Bourne's Hall  to Holy Trinity churchy which was  crowded to its fullest capacity. The  procession was met by the rector at  the* door and marched up the aisle to  the well-known processional hymn,  '.'The Church's One Foundation." The  service was attentively and heartily  followed by the large congregation.  The rector preached on the text,  '���������Alive unto Christ," shewing how the  noble aims of the order could only lie  carrie*doiit by a spiritual awakening  of the inner lives of the members.  Tlie sermon, to judge by the remarks  of the dispersing crowd after the service, was greatly appreciated.  * The fire* brushed the flies off Coursier's warehouse the other day, but  Coursier is still in the ring.  F. McCARTY'S COLD STORAGE.  Another   Important   Revelstoke   Enterprise.  A HEUAi-n man paid a visit yesterday to Mr. F. McC'arl.y's cold storage  warehouse, which is situalcil at the  back of his handsome butcher shop.  The cold storage chamber i.s 30x10 in  extent with a lofty ceiling and is arranged for the storage not only of  meat but of all kinds of perishable  goods. The constant rush of cold air  from the walls of ice around the chamber keeps the temperature clown to 30  degrees all the time, which is sufficient  to keep meat so chilled as to preserve  it, and at the same time keep the  quality of the meat, which was often  seriously impaired under tlie olel  freezing pnicess. Mr. McCarty is to  be congratulated on the farsecing enterprise shewn in tlvs undertaking,  which will no doubt take a prominent  position in Revelstoke business in the  future.  m   Card of Thanks.  I beg to thank the members of the  fire brigade and other friends who so  ably assisted in extinguishing the fire  in my warehouse on Saturday last.  JI. N. CouiieiEK,  DISASTER AT SEA.  A Fearful Tale of a Wreck  Off  Newfoundland.  St. John, Newfoundland, April 28.���������  The French vessel. Vaillant, struck an  iceberg on the; Grand Banks on the  I0t.1i inst., and foundered. AH took  to the: boats but only one boat reached shore*. Three of the five occupants  died of exposure. The other two  resorted to cannibalism. They were  pie:ki*el up nearly dead.y Their'arms  had to be amputated owing to frost  bites.    . "  Vancouver, April 23���������The steamer,  Empress of China, is in quarantine.  There .are said to be two ctvses of small  pox on hoard.*  THE   WESTERN   CENTRAL  General  Get    Their  Share of the  Plunder  Victoria, April 2-1.���������In the local  legislature yesterday. Sword's amendment to prevent the cash subsidy being given to the Western Central Ry.  Wiis'negatived: for. Cotton, Graham,  Hume, Kennedy. Ividd, Macpherson,  Somlin. Smith, Sloddart. Lund, Wal-  ki'in. Williams.���������12; against, Adams,  Baksr. Booth. Braden.Bt-yden. Eberts,  Heliiickcn. Huff, Irving,"Martin. McGregor, Mutter, Pooley, Rogers, Turner.��������� 15.  The K.aslo-Slocan amendment railway hill was .completed in all itsstages.  The Canadian "Western Central, and  LVntVoreillc:. Co.'s Bill also passed the  house. II __:'__*r______i������(--"--*___.  Agents ���������'  Victoria Powder Co.  C  9  Agenti:  RAM LAL'S TEA  Wholesale and Retail General Merchants.  fiEW D$Y GOODS . . .  Now Opening, Consisting of Dress Goods, Prints, newest  patterns, Muslins, Cottons, Cretonnes, Flannelettes,  Cambrics, Floor Oil Cloth, and Carpets in Latest  Designs.  #010 fl^^lVl**4G . . .  Three Cars of HARDWARE, comprising everything needed in  in that line by Miners and Builders.  Our Stock of .GROCERIES is the largest we have ever  carried.  IN QUALITY Our Goods Are the Best That Can Bo Procured-IN PRICE Wo Can Compete Witb Any.  STORES:     REVefeSTOKG,    TROUT  fcAKG CITy,    F6RGUS0N.  FROM FORT STEELE  Mining   and   Town    News���������Properties  Sold���������New Hotel���������Prospects Good  Fort Steele, April 10.��������� (Special)  A little knowledge of Fort Steele anel  li little straight talking with regard  to the future of this eiistrict will not  he out of place, particularly now that  other townsites in the district of East  Kootenay are beginning to lie  boomed that have not the yestige of a  b-iilding on them, nor any trail, road  or bridge leading thereto, llwe at  Fort Steele is' an old established post  with government and recorder's  offices, jail, customs office, stores,  hotels, and a largely increasing population ; perfect roads and trails and  an excellent bridge over the Kootenay  river, with good land on both sides  for a large town, particularly_on the  east, and we are assured that there is  no doubt whatever that Fort Steele is  n.nd always will he the central point  of the mines and the most accessible  part of the district.  There is not an aggregation of three  houses anywhere in this division  except at Fort Steele, and absolutely  no accomodation at any other point,  aud it is in the interests of this  country that outside-parties are not  led astray by irresponsible boomers  who have' nothing to sell in the shape  ot a location, as there are no roads entrails leading to or from the mines  except those that lead directly to Fort  Steele.  ���������This should he distinctly understood  by intending visitors and they should  not allow themselves to be led astray  by any gorgeous posters or twaddle.  -All information will be cheerfully  given and correspondence answered  by return mail by C. F. Venosta & Co.,  who are sole agents for the townsite  at Fort Steele and who have been  settled there for some time and are  identified with the district.  The Bluebird claim, free milling, has  been sold by Hapt to Mathers to Mr.  Starlord, who represents American  capitalists.  The Grand Central hotel was opened  today   by   Messrs   Watson,    Drew to  Hayes, who have opened an up to date  house   with  a  magnificent  bar   and  ���������comfortable-bedroom accomodatio u.���������"  Bants brothers will recommence  work shortly on the Dardanelles group  (three claims) situated on Wild Horse  creek. An arrastre has been working  successfully for nearly a year, the  tunnel being now in 200 feet.  Several good offers have been  refused by Mr. Bants as he considers  he has a good thing.  Mrs. Levell has iust opened her new  boarding house as far as her furniture  will permit, and hopes to have the  rest of the house open as soon as  furniture arrives, from Kalispel. -  MANITOBA   FLOODS  GROWS NEST  The Situation Continues to Grow Worse  ���������Losses cf Life and Property  Emerson,   April  22.���������The water is  titrll rising and people are suffering.  at   morris  Morris, April 22.���������The situation is  getting worse here. - A German  woman was drowned while crossing  the Morris river yesterday.  TWO  HEN 1'ERISII  St. Vincent, Minn., April 22.���������  People  here are having "a hard time,  Mentioned   as   a Certainty by   Clifford  Sifton in Winnipeg.  Ottawa, Anvil 21.���������The House resumed ils session yesterday but theie  was not a. very good attendance of  members. About the only business of  the house is putting in time until the  tarril. announcement is made.  T. G. Shaiighnessy, vice-president of  the. C. P. Ji., has been in town all day,  together with JA L. Bectjue, Q, C, anel  Joseph   Jjrimct,   of Montieal.    They  1....1 ...-. :..,....,.,..��������� ....  SAD AND LONELY  Lot of an Ontario Young Lady Who  Answered a Matrimonial , Advertisement  Yokkton, N. W. T., April 20.���������The  young ladv who came all the: way  from a Western Ontario citv in answer to an advertisement for a -wife,  returned east unmarried by last train.  Apparently imbued wilh lhe "new  woman" idea she arranged the marriage on a business basis and now  claims fraudulent misrepresentation  on the part of the other party to the  contract. Meanwhile the neighbourhood is much amused nt the would be  bride's description of the son of a lord  anel owner of a count_*-she expected to  be married to on her arrival. Her  chance conversation with a well  known cattle buyer on the train, -who  after admitting that he knew every  cattle producer in the Vorkton district, was unable to identify her expected husband by her'description of  him as the son of a lord, the owner of  a district and the head of a large  lanching firm. He knew a man bearing the name but the rest of the description didn't apply. This conversa-  'tion seems to have convinced., the  young woman as to the advisability rif  making further enquiries, and as a result she left for the east unmarried.  A HOSPITAL FIRE  New York, April 22,���������The General  hospital was burned early this morning. Many patients aie missing and  supposed to be burned.  Isaac Flack and Pete Bover perished *'"<\il1' important conterence last night  while their shack was being tossed' with several ministers respecting the  about by the storm and flood. * construction ot the Crow s   Nest Pass  THE NOVA SCOTIA ELECTIONS  1,1 II ERA L  Halifax. April  ELECTED  21.���������Mc'Clure,  the  Liberal candidate, was returned in tlie  Dominion bye election in Colchester  yesterday by 10 majority.  NOVA   SCOTIA i.IjECrriON  Halifax, Apiil 21.���������The provincial  elections here, yesterday resulted in a  sweep for the Liberals. The Conservatives have only secured about  five seats out of :>S.  THE WINNIPEG TEAM.  \Vinnipec-s, April 21.���������The champion  four our crew were out for their first  practice hist night. They made a lint-  showing anel pleased their friends.  Thu team will practice steadily for  the next six weeks and then leave for  Henlcv.  railway. It is expected a formal an  nouueement will he made in a few  days as to the conditions upon which  the company will build tho road.  Winnipeo, April 2.1.���������lion. Clifford  Sifton spoke at a public meeting last  night and mentioned the Crow's Nest  railwav as a certaintv.  Thomas G. Jenkins, the well known,  cattle buyer of London, is dead.  At Emerson l tie water is nearly a  foot above the 1_*S"- mark and rising.  Mgr. Merry Del Val dined with the  Hon. Solicitc.r General on Sunday last.  It is reported that an Italian expedition was massacred in Abyssinia.  At Simcoe a man was hypnotized  and buried to he awakened in three  da ys.  Capt. Wakeham has been appointed  .___anima.n~pr_._if _thc. I .nrl-rin'-: .I.-.y  expedition.  George li. Bremer, of Bathgate, N.  D., has fled to escape aire.1 for embezzlement.  There is an increasing demand for  Canadian stock in the markets of the  Argentine Republic.  It is said that important changes  will lie- made in the Dingley tariff bill  whin it reaches the senate.  Three' persons, were drowned anel  great damage done in the Hooded  districts'of Dakota on Sunday.  Premier Greenway, interviewer! at  St. Paul, cle*n-jed that any annex.it ion  sentiment existed m Canada.  Navigation at Port Arthur is now  open, the ice; having been shattered by  a gale on Sunday night.  The new Grand opera liou.-e at Winnipeg has beer, opened iiy the* John  Griffiths company tn a crowded house.  The last fashionable function in  Winnipeg was the marriacre of Henry  Gervais Stoliarl, and .Miss Bet-sic*  Urydges out .Monday.  Wheat advanced five cent" per  hu..hel in tlie Nov.' York mar-kft on  Monday. At St. Louis a small lot of  cash wheal sold at.il.02_.  Salisbury I,. O. L.. No'. lOT.'l, of Hose-  isle, Manitoba, has passed arr unanimous resolution condemning the  Manitoba school settlement.  A.M. Burgess, Dominion Land Commissioner, lias arrived in Winnipeg to  close up tin: business of the office  which  will be removed to Ottawa.  Four men from each city corns  lioyal Canadian Dra croons and from  each division N_ \V. "I. P. will form  Canada'-i representation at the Queen's  jubilee.  New York clergymon havo declared  war on the bicycle" solely on the  ground that it keep., thousands of people away from Church on Suni.ays  who woulel otherwise. __ttend.  A cionferenco has been arranged between the Grand Trunk and Canadian  Pacific railroaids so as to arrive; tit an  amicable understanding concerning  passenger rates to the Kootenay.  A Kossland' , correspondent says:  "This country seems to be nothing but  water. There*, is a creek running down  the principal street c>f Kossland' deep  enough to float n boat, and there are  over 100 men on the C. to \V. between  Trail and Kossland keeping the road  clear of slides."  Navigation is open a Port Arthur.  Hog cholera has broken out in Essex.  Australia under sells America in the  English meat market.  The state ot New York has had'a  cold srap. . .'���������.  E. A. McGee. barrister of Vancouver, deliberately committed suicide.  An unsuccessful attempt was made  lo burn the Ii:it Portage hospital on  Tuesday.  Samuel Lufr, formerly of Winnipeg,  died suddenly at Pott Hammond,  British Columbia.  An unknown man jumped off the  upper suspension bridge at Niagara  Falls on Saturday afternoon.    There is excitement in Honolulu over  the arrival there of a large number ol  Japanese soldiers, who have come  into the country in the guise of  students.  The situation in the horse market is  very gratifying. There is a strong  domestic and foreign demand anil  horse owners should no longer'feel  discouraged.  Vice "President Shaiighnessy of the  _C___P.Ji--is_i->"_s___:that____his_c_LO_:np"at_y..hi_s  received no proposition from the Ottawa Ministry regarding the construction of the Crow's Nest road.  A n offer of a two months option of  $]__,.,G00 has been made for the ten  claims owned hy the Bald Mountain  company. It is under-stood tin English  company is behind lhe offer. -a  . The stronghold of Gamasep. Tji'chu-  ana I_.and. has been captured by! the  Duke ol Edinburgh's volunlccr rifles.  Galiihowe lost _."- horses, many cattle  anel wairiors. Tha British had six  wounded.  Adam Singer, a convict ������crving a 10  yea:'_>-.eiitc-ncc*. fur arson in Kingston  penitentiary, suicided on Saturday  last by severing the arteries of his left  .arm with .a pit..", of glass which he  had sctt-ele-d in hi-, tell.  The Tablet, the- organ and mouthpiece of ("ii-dinril Vatiglirui, in its last  issue clt'clari'-.* that the Manitoba school  settlement is tiii-iili.sf.ie'l-.ry, and lhat  the* P.ipul-d'-li'ga.c to Canada cannot  arrive- at <-tiv ol her c-wK._ir._oi..  The rumt.'trcel appointment of the  Duke: of Le-t������!s, as ("ovvTrnir-Gc-ner.il  of Canada, has give-n offence to the  temperance* people', who strongly object, to Hie fluke on the ground of his  connection with tin: liquor traffic.  _ The secretary of state has prepared  a memorandum for council as a basis  for a proclamation making Tuesday,  June 22nd, a national holiday anclcthe  ebiyfor the officialcf-lebration throughout Cinaila of the jubilee of Her  M ai es ty's re i g n.  Frank Tapelancyr, a fanner raiding  at North Portal, committed suicide on  Monday last iiy cttttinghis thro it. The  rash act is snicl to have been due to  the fact that judgment had recently  been given against him in a law suit.  He leaves a widow and two chilclrr.n.  The resignation of Chief Ju.tic.-e-  Hagarty of the Ontario court of  appeal has li'ienaccepted. Mr. Justice..  Burton of the same, court will be; the  new chief justice of Ontario, and Mr.  Charles Moss, Q. C, is mentioned in  local circles as the mostacceptablcnew  judge in place of Mr. Justice Burton.  A '"J.ossland despatch to the Toronto  Globe say's: The-principal sales for  the we<*l_ were (i.~,000 Dundee: 5,500  Canadian Golel Fields, at 10. to Japan:  8,1*01' Eliso at ���������'������������������'..": local; .''".'XIO C't-liir.  Queen, at 2, to Illinois. Two corner  lots lit SI. Paul iind .Columbia tivcniin  were sold on "Saturday for "flJO.000.  They cost $1,000 six months ago. -  Wholesale dealeis in  3     _u--a-v-__-,-  Agents for K. AV. Kara Co.'s Pianos, and the Gould Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated; Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Columbia.  FEEE MINER'S PRIVILEGES  Extracts from _\rirtingLawa of Briti-h Columbia  1. Any person over 13 years ot age or any  joint Block company, or -foreign company, can  obtain a free miner's certi-.at*, for ono cr  moro years, paying a foe of 55X0 for each year.  2. A free mit.ct* cunt at anytime obtain a  ce> lillcatc commencing to run nt the expiration  of his then cxis'itig colifioala, b>- p__ iog the  regular feo and producing ouch ex.sting  corillcatc.  II. A frco miner's certificate is not transferable. _>   ,  1. Any per.on or joint stock company,  mining or working, on a mineral claim  .vilhnut having Inkcn out a free minor's  certilinalo is liable to pay a penalty not  exceeding $25, and coets. .  0. No ' person, or joint flock company,  can hold any right or interest to or in any  miner-1 claim, unless he or ic shall havo a frco  miner's certillcato unexpired. .  Should any co-owner fail to keep up his free  miner's certitlcate, his interest becomes vested  in his co-ownors,  A shareholder in ajointatoclc company need  not be a free miner.  8. A free minor, during tho continuance of  hitt cortiflc-tu, but no longnr, has the right to  erilt-r, locate, prospect and mine up'in any  waste l.nd. of the Crown, for all minerals  other lhan coal.  7. A free miner may hold no. more than one  mineral   claim  on the same   vein or lode,  except by purchase.        _  ���������    8. A free minor may It ill game for hi3 own  u.c while prospecting or mining.  0. A free miner shall ltaveall the rights and  p"rivilcg-s- granted io free minci'd by the  '"Placer Mining __ct."  ' 10 '__. freo minor's interest in hi. mineral  claim���������save es locla'ms hold as real estate-  is a chattel interest.  T-OCATIXG  MI_.Kn._t. CLAIMS.  1. A mineral claim must not exceed 1,-CO  feat in longth by 1..-00 feet in breadth.  2. jVII angles must be right angles.  3. Tho cla'm must ho marked by two If ga  posts, numbered 1 anel 2, pltced as nearly  ns .possible on tlio - lino of the], lodo or  vein, and not moro than 1 SCO feet apart,.  1. A le-ral po.t, mirked ''Discovery Post'  most also bu. placed on tho lodo where it wa  discovered.  5. The lino from 1 to 2 must bo ili_Iincll7  marked by blazing trees, cultin underbrush,  or planting posts.  G. Locations made on Sunday, or any public  holiday, arc not for that reason invalid.  The  liEE & AT^I^SO^  0  Builders and Dealers in  Carriage..   I-iiggies,   Bud-boards,  Democrat.,   itoud   Wagon'.,  Heavy Cartages Wagon.",  Etc.,  I-ft".  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand. ���������'  Write us for prices and particulars.  We can build you a rig to order  they can't be beat.  CfihOHRY,  RUBERTR.  OR. /\LLEN'S  Hoof Disease  For Poisons, Sores, Etc.  FOR SALE EY ALL DRUGGISTS  A sure- i-iin. for all diseases of  the hoof in horses.  Try It and Save  Your Horse.  each week  as Tni3-.H__iiArji/s circulation'is JOOO a week.  An ad in THE HERALD  will reach the  people.of "West Kootenay.  1      Latest'- telegraphic news.from-all points'-  np to tbe point of issue.        ; ... .  , Subscription, -������2.00 a Year  Int. ariably in- Advance:  OUP Job'Department is well equipped. We"  print everything, and do it; in'lirst class _-tyle  as we have tlio best of woi kmcu, presses, type  *   *   - and stock.       Give us at rial job. ���������  Speeial Attention to OQHIli 0_*~DEf~S' ��������� '*-';  -^���������JOJ-iNSOfi^  '     .e&  . oktttpiece,  l~cvelstol_e, B.C.  ~Prop������i e to fs~  and."'  Publishers,'  flerchant's Hotel.  Ulecille-vaet, B. C.  Tliis hotel has just been renovated through out, and is now  first-class in every respect." Good accommodation* "Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietog  Columbia House .���������'���������"'"  . ,*_ ..-.���������'--'.,..���������  Hie Largest Hotel in Town.;  Centrally Located.    -    .���������  Best Accomodation.  St. Leon Plot Springs, on -*XJ;-ppcr Arrow  . Lake, run in connection.'-  Rates SI.00 Per Day.     ������    Choice Wines, -Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CIiARKE, Proprietors, Revelstoke.  When at .  Golden, b. c.  The gateway to the great  East kootenay  gold fields   OUSE  assures you every comfort.-exquisite  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  IIcudiiuartei-H for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  Fort Steele Sttigo leaves Kootenay  Hou-C    every  Tuesday.  Strictly First Class S.ADLSP, Trcpr  CU.M.MI.NS & CO.  ,,   .,  The PIONEER STOKE,  always keeps in stock  a, full  line   of  uMineps' Supplies  Fi_RGUSO_S". ii. C. i  L. JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Builder.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  i  Workmanship Guaranteed  ���������������������������'    ��������� Terms Cash sKKKrt&GX&xstHxzaaijenmmKK ��������� hi��������� -niiimiinn i nnin__n mum  Revelstoke   Herald  JOIIKSON  to PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Semi-Waokly Joarnnl. pubilshed In Ihe  Mcrcbls of Itovolstokc und the turrouii-ltiK  istrlet, WctlncsiliiyJ and Salurdajs, making  osest uuuiiuctluni v. iin all trains.  Ailvcrli-ing Kates: Display mU, Si .">. per  column l_cli.*f-.WJi)ei'Incli whon Inserted on title  page. Legal art..,r_c p.r (uonparaili lino foi  lirst insoruou: lie for each uailitiuiiali-suilion.  lteiteling notices, l.u por Hue each Issue, tilith,  jvliui-uigo uuel D.'all) notice,, Ireu.  8ub__i-i|>lion Hales: Hy mail or carrier. 5'- 00  perannuiu ; .1,-5 fur -lx months, slrlclly in  dvancu.  Our Job Deportment: tin: llBitM.o Jub  Department is ono of the best equipped  l-riiilingoriiecs In West Kootenay, tuul i- pre-  ptirul to cxuutilo all lelmls of pi tilling in ilr_l  class style nl honest prices Onu pricu to till.  No job too lar������o���������none t'.o Binail���������loi-us. Hull  oirieia iu-_inptly attended to. llivo us a trial  en yoitrneMoidcr.  To C_rr__i>ori_e!it_: Wo invito crrcspoml-  ouoo un any biibjecl of Inctrt si to tliu genetnl  public, titttl il__irc a rellablo rvgulni" cone--  liondot't in every l.ei'iiy suirouiidltii.  Kovel-toko. Inallcis_s thu buna lltl-) uuinu  of thu wilier mti_tnccom;atiy uiatius.ripl, but  not necessarily fur i-ii_)iciui<>ii.  Address all coaimunictilion.  REVELSTOKE l"ERALD,  Reve-loto'ic, B. C.  GTICE TO CORRESPSi'DEf'TS.  '   1. All   correspondence    must    b_     eiibly  wiittciton one.i-leof the paper only.  2. Uoirc-pontl-iico cojtBiiiiiig pcrsunal  malt.r must bo signed with tho p*o_ ur.nuuio  of the writer.  3. i orrespnndence v.ith icforenco to any  thing that has appeared in another puccr  miibt Hr_t be ol-ciet! for uublicatinn to lhat  l.upei- btfore it can appear in Uuc __.-___-i,d.  SATURDAY.        APRIL _!'..       1S07.  DEPARTMENT STORES  The recent amalgamation of  business firms iu Kegina is an  object lesson. The problem of city  .department stores will iiiul its  solution in the cstabli.hmeiib of  department stores in small towns.  Merchants who are now doing  bu������iues5 separately will combine  and by tho saving thus made in  purchasing goods in car lots, in  rent, taxes, insurance, salaries and  management, will be able t "_> compete with the bigger .stores in  large cities. The department  store is ievoluti-"nir-itig busines**. It  cannot be stopped in its course.  Legislation tail.. , to check it.  Human nature is its powerful ally.  The old ideas about competitiou  are played out. Amalgamation,  co-operation ami, concentration  are the elements of .itece--. in the  modern business world. The tar-  .'sieing merchant i-* the one who  will Jose uo tune in * shaping his  course to conform with the new  conditions.  Of course'Calgary doesn't want  too many smelters. _.  . The announcement -from the'  lion. John Costigan that lie is not  going to "rat" to the party he  has fought all his life, will be sat-  isfaetoiy to' his many friends:  though it may be remarked that  the story never had' - many  believers.        .     '     _���������  MINING   QUOTATIONS  From tbe Tios-Iand -.liner.  -211-.E-  ~* *-. -*  o������  1 Le' Roi *. $  500,000  Alberta: -'--  1,000.000  Butte:     1,000,000 ,  -Center SUir      500,000  Celtic Queen      700.000  Cambridge    1,000,000  Commander .-   500,000  Colouna,'. .'.......   1,000.000  User Pink      1.000,000  Evening Star    1,000,000  Eric...?..'   1,000.1100  Good Hope      500.000  Gertruue      500.000  Golden Dnp    "500,000  ' llattio Brown    1,000,000  xx Iron Mask      500.000  Imperial   1,000,000  ���������Jumbo      500,000  Josie      700.000  Mcnte Chribto    1,000,01X1  Mugwump    1,000,000  Monita      7.-0.000  Novelty '    1.000,1100  O.-K...   1.000,000  xxPooi man      fiOO.OOO  Red Mountain View..  1.000.0C0  Rossland Red ML ....  1,000,000  Silverine      500,000  St. Elmo   1,000,000  Stemwindei -'-  1.000,000  ���������Southern   Cross  and  Wolverine '.     5C0.O0O  KxVirginia      500,000  t*xxWar EagleCon..  2,0.0,000  * West    Le   Roi and  Josie      500,000  BI.OCAN MINES.  'Alamo  S   500.000  'Cumberland .. 50.000  Dardanelles  1,000,000  Grey Eagle  750.000  Goodenough  800,000  Ibex  :mooo  Idler  100,000  ���������Koolenav Columbia -100,000  ���������Minnesota  1,000,000  Noble Fiv- Con  1,200,000  -.Rambler Con  1,1)00.000  ���������lUc-co  1,000,000  . Slocan Sim  1,000,000  "Sunshine  "0.000  Washington  1,000,000  Wonderful  1,000,000  $7.50".  15  *    ���������"_  -3  !'  20  -    _.i *  i.:.\  itC  10  -i  s  15  "-   10  %  .   JS  u  :,  is  7  27  5;.  10  28  l.i  ������i  10  n  IGHTSNG  GREEKS     AMD      TURKS       ARE  FACE   TO   FACE  ABDUL A2EL PASHA KILLED  Turkish Troops Advancing by Forced  Marches Upon Larissa, Where the  Greeks are Expected to Make a Stand  ���������Call to Arms���������Town   Re-capturcd  Londo.n", April 21.���������A despatch from  Constantinople says that after a scries  of furious engage-munis ICilhciu Pashsi  hits occupied i'yrmivo, which is 10  miles from Ltu-'iis.-i. It further stays  that General Abdul _\'/.i'l Pasha was,  .among Ihe killctl, lu conclu_it.it the  despatch s.-iys tli.it the Turks will now  immediately advance by I'oiccel  marches upon Lirissit, the hi'iidi'tiai-  lofs of the (li-.-ck army in Thv.-s.ily,  Ollicitil.s of th_ 'J'tiikish iCiubjissy here  believe from the weirding ol Kdhem  Pasiia's dc-tp.'ilchrs io the Turkish  Government that lhe Greeks will  make no great stand until the Turks  reach Liu-ibSa, where it is thought the  main battle will l.e fought. This seems  probable as Prince Constantmc, it is  thought, has left Tyrnavo for Larissa.  I.._I__,l.lj TO .M!_IS.  ]_.-_i!S-..v, April 21.���������The Mayor bus  issued an official call to all citi-ens to  arm themselves.  A HE CAPTURE.  Athens, April 21.���������The Greek1: have  re-captured Gnt'/.ovillo. King Goorgo  of Greece will leave immediately lor  the Gt'ceciiii- frontier.  GREEKS BLOWING UP TOWNS  Prince Cciistautins Holding Kis Many  Positions.��������� Several Places Bombarded hy the Greeks ��������� Russia  Wants to Send Her Black Sea Fleet  ���������Baltic Fleet Under Sealed Orders-  Atiii_ns, April 21(midnighi,).���������Crown  Prince Constantino telegraphs from  fj'.u-'tssa as follows: "We kept all our  positions .and situations today in excellent style." l-.eiy road by which  the Turks can descend into tlie Thes-  srilitm plain has been secured by the  concentration of our troops. Cannot  wire at any length us I am fighting  myself."  -A _.i_-'U-,.--_ WATTLE.  L.-1.ISSA, April 22.���������The lirst scri-.  oti-.ly planned buttle began yesterday".  Early in the morning Edhem Pasha's  adv.inco guard-advanceel against the  Greeks in force from Keveni _3oiighti_;i  .mil Stelia.. The fighting was greatly'  extended and the buttle raged til!  I.lie in the* afternoon with varying  fortune on both.sides..  IILO "VINCI UT TOWNS.  "Const.-NTiNOi'i.is. April 22. ��������� The*  Greek fleet is Dlowing * up Tin kish  towns.  Athens, Aunl 22 ���������The Greeks have  bninbiii-di*il Pliitoiuoiiiii, also the town  of Lepthokarya adioining Platninoniu.  The powder miig.i'/.inc ot I he Turks at  Platomonia wis exploded by a Greek  shell, caii'-ing much damage and loss  of lite to thu enemy.'  Russia's action. -  - Bi.ur.iN, April.22���������IL was reported  hist night in well informed :-ircles that  the Russian government litis asked  permission nf I Ir* Sultan for I he-Russia.! Black Sea fleet to pass the Dardanelles. The Baltic fleet is also iciidy  to slart under sealed orders.  -WITH THE HELP GF GOD"  Says Edhein Pasha "the Fall of Larissa  Is Immincnf'-The Gree-ksjirc Getting  the Best 'of the Fighting;���������Fierce  Battle    Fought   at   Milouua   Pass  H  Mir.oUNA, April 22.���������Fierce fighting  litis been in progress at Milouua Pass  sii___r'_d-iyligli_���������"this-moi'iiiiig." The"  Greeks tried lo storm the Turkish  position on the hill opposite the  entrance to Sovcni, but were repulsed  with tremendous losses.  SEVERE. PIOllTINO  Lauissa, April __J.���������The Ttirks occupied several Greek positions near  Noizri-S yesterday. Very sever.- fighting occurred west.of this place during  the iiiul nirg. - .,,  Gltl-EKS AIIKAI.'  Laiussa. April __..���������(Midnight.)���������The  Greeks had the best of the fighting  today., ; '���������>"., ---  aiOV__.-Il__.TS Off TIII_  1'I.EETS     .    ���������  a Athens, Ajii-il 2:..���������Prince Constan-  tiue's despatch trom Larissatumounces  that he lias been present at the scene  of military, operations against the  Turks since early morning.  The Dardanelles second Turkish lleet  has joined the lirst fleet in the B.-iy of  Ntigara. It is reported lhat the G"eek  fleet is proceeding towards the Dardanelles for the purpose of meeting  the Turkish fleel stationed there.  EDIIEM'S  riiKSU-I-'TIC-N       '    <  CONSTANTiNOi'f.E. April "i..���������Kdhem  Pasha's message to the'Porlfi is to the  ell'oct that he- is within tin hour's  march of Larissa. "With the help of  God.*' declare** lhe conim.-indpi". "the  fall of Larissa is imminent.*' ITe says  he has a force of 35.000 while the  Greeks have-10,000 opposing.      I'  21V  25  :������)  12,  ~Si  1.7  i.:*i  2 00  THE COWBOY'S PLEA  * Nei  stock on the market.  |- Dividends   paid   to    dale;   are   as  follows :  ��������� Le Roi 8"~0.UOO  War Hugh-  1 S7.000  Cariboo  110.000  Slocan Slut  .'!..('),(nil)  Idaho  1.-.2.000  Reco  100.000  Rambler  10,000  A   BIG   SCHEME   TO   OPEN   UP  THE  YUKON  TEN BRITISH M.P'S ARE IN IT  Davin on the Claims of the Territories���������  Cartwright's Resignation Regarded  Certain���������Costigan Denies the Story  That He is Going to "Rat"���������  Conservative Elected in Langenburg  Ottawa, April 22.���������A large syndicate of l-tighsh capitalists, headed by  the Duke of Teck, petitioned today  for incorporation ns tbe British Vukoii  .Chartered company. They ask power  to provide rail tuiel boat*transportation facilities "anil to administer the  government of Yukon territory under  conditions to he prescribed by Ihe  Canatli.an government. Ten British  M. P.'s are among the petitionee.-  Nicholas Flood Davin presented the  claims of tho Territories for larger  powers and increased subsidy yesterday. Hon. Mr. Davies said the matter  was being considered hy the government, but could give no assurance yet.  The retirement of Sir Richard Cartwright ut an early dale is now  regarded as certain.  lion. John Costigan denies the story  that he is going ever to the Liberal  ranks.  WOLlvF ELI-CTEl.  Halifax, April 22.���������Wolff, Conservative, defeated Church, commissioner  ot works and mines, in Langeuburg  count v. ,  SILKS OF THE SEASON.  A 2i'j- from the cowboy comes to us,  A sorrowful, pitiful wail.  It is wafted on ftentle breezes,  (Jr borne ou lhe powetful gale.  But wherever, wherever we hear it  Tis ever and always the same,  Oh, for some charming woman  To wear our euphonious name.  Th** females in Suniiv Alberta  Number not as foiosts' leaves.  And   Ihe   market- is   "'_bort*' on ihe  former.  And "long"' en men, and the beeves.  Now,  while you are importing cattle  Give heed io out' modest tctpiest.  Anil bring in a ti.iin loud of women  Win*---' pedigree* tank with the be*t.  They Are Tine nt Cobwebs and Lovely as  the Ittihibow.  VERY mother's  daughter of us Is  iuti_rosi-cl in silks  jusl now. i_.-ovety  u_ian_.__t.-ic ui-l_-  tas may be had  , lot- even saventy-  five cents a yard,  though in many  ca._es it's wise to  153y a b:t. mc-v.  une lotchinir. way  is to have the ch.j  ^ little - unlor' coat  and skirt lined with s_m-_ modish  cuiinbiii-iilon 'brccodc-d . changeaiblo  i������ yoa'vs the right sort of a puris, lil-  lU; black &i>ci'.3 ccnnc-ctctl Willi sort oC  spider web ai-raiise-ucnts on greau anj  MOlec chang-jab.e. ,-.n:l this is'.i't all;  the dainty bluce ami the ruflly umbrel-  la-sliap.cl ixit-.iccat sl-.o-.Ud l.c* oi this  sanre char.g^__!)!e.    _Xo; so bad,  eh?  And ic*.!- >n_'.-o inli.r.ats wear, silk is.  no end ot cl-a.irablc. The yard-wide  rure CJ*_ii*.a t.t ^���������.���������hit6 may be had for  itlly" cents a yatcl. and niakcts up to  spltnd tl advantage... though sorrw* do  pi-ttfer th,? peneu-, which comes in the  sweetest luiciuoi_j blue anil the shj.n-  n-01-ie..vt trJn-imp p'nk; it is about thirty  . mclitis v. ide. And there's the whole  raiige of ��������� da.ntlly st'ripsd wash stiles,  c*cm.l:iina'.;oi-.& to euit every ta__te "and  c-on-ji-.:e>*ion. and, ait boa-gain U:ne, nicst  eveiy ])ut>e as wOl. And such luxurious comfort thoy represent!���������beauty,  tuo, when kecut ful.y maic ar.d trim-  riit-d'with an a."ouiid.a.nce.of lace iluffl-  ness. 'J"he __hcm-__ts Is the - chemise of  our grandmcthe! a���������a-rcajt-srcal-sranel-  !i-_t>m_-_a_. for ail I know, Jn fact���������while*  in drawers faddish femininity leans to  line _L_c_e Fuller design; most modish  in ccr_et covers is the boleio.  .Ard the dainty wear in chemisette.!,  vests and, the like! One full cream  chiffon vest is crossed at intervals of  an ir,ch with tin'est Phik velve-t l'ib-  bon. the part which -futa-ounds the  neck being a ma-s of locped -ribbon,  "and at the back and sides frills o>" the  e.hifCc-n. And those of black silk mus-  l'n, with cream applicjuein a scattered  c*e_ign, 'they are delights! Then there  aie the heavy insertion affairs, arranged in ycke eifect wish wide chiffon  imiles cf clcud-.ike diinUiiess over  the sleeves, and no end ot pretty.  Ami tho-ie forty-ccr..; tlnse'.ed gauzes!  Over ihe'be dice cf some shelved eve-Ding frock, th.y make the fricldiest of  evenlns waists. 'Indeed, on tlie slimmest hank account Matla-~c may s*i*aco  1-er (no. their is the.-\o_d) mahegany���������  ru n lE'sr ir a y h a I >T71 L'sTa n i trj ue-"o_r k^i iT'aT  way t i nivu'ta envy hi e.icn the lilies  of the fie'-l. ~FC!- l'v_e.no dcobt if'we  und������i*������.-tcoil .those' ve-.-y pure-posies belter we'd firtd" th'sy liav? - ldenty of  vices, ju'it like t:.e lttt'.e feathered  morstcrs who arc rea-ly to tear each  oth.r in hrif f-.r p. ruiiib or a bit of  down, but. who,, for. s-n-.a rcavon or  olli'v, r-r p_rl*':ips nor.o at all. are com-  n-o:*.ly ruppoicd to pass tl'.eJr time  UI!!ii-._r nr.-1 C---P}-. ��������� u'  . Ard Un't brhlstl Fl k silling fiiough.  ���������nr.l I.i.n .en Ij;) s*tt'n. And It's time,  too, !l I'-, fa'- one Inlerds t'i botrln  to 'obey" at Eaiis-tti.le: It's only fair  to snipp-jre she's 1 .vins and honoring  even  no'.'.'. - -  . TIME C,<\RD NO, I  To take cfioct en Wednesday, Koveinbcr-2_  1-3 j.   Trains ran on Fticill- Standard Timo.  GOING WEST DAILY GCIKC KAET  S.00am Leave Ka.lo j.rrive3.30pm  StSCain      "'   ...South Fork...   "      3:15pm  ):..flam      "    Sprouie'd "     2:1- p m  !):51ar.i     _���������"   ... Whitewater...   "      2:0'lpm  1003am      ",... Bear Lako ...   "      l:l8Dtn  10:liani      "' M-Guipan....   " *,   1.3.1pm  lC:30am      "    Bailey's    "      1:21pm  10.33am      "   ....Junction....   "      1:12pm  10:50 am Arrive...:.Sandon Lcivcl.COp m  For rates and   information npplv   at  tho  Company's oXccs. -, -"  I..W. BBYAN,  KORT. IUVIN'G. Supt. and j\S3t. Trca9.  Trafilc ^lacaper  Henry J. Mti.llin. of Hamilton, is  de.ad as I lie result of swallowing a  brass headed tack sis vears ago.  When You Reach Sandon ',  Buy Your Supplies���������-������������___  HAY, titnothv nnd prairie; OAT3,  CHOP, BIIAN, SHOUT!. FLOUR,  POTjVTOB-1. KGOS. HUTTKR,  F13H. HAMS.-UACON, Etc.,  FROM ^ELLY B-lOTIiERS  ncco Street SA>*DO>*  Sam Needham  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Style at -Lowest Prices.  FIELDING  DELIVERS   HIS  FORMAL SPEECH  TURNING   FROM   THE   N. P.  There Will he an Estimated Deficit of  From $600,000 to $1,000,000, to  Meet Which the Government Propose to Raise Duties���������Some Changes  Ottawa, April 2!l.���������Hon. Mi. Fielding iu delivering his lirst budget  speech, presenting the tarilV policy of  tliu Government, yesterday afternoon  pointed out that for I he lust fiscal year  there was a deficit of Sj>:i~0,UtXJ. For  the present fiscal year he estimated  the receipts at .$.'l7.:iOO,O00 and the expenditure at .*;. "7,800,000. On tho basis  of these figures he estimated a deficit  of between $000,000 and $1,000,000.  He estimated no increase in the debt  for this year, but indicated that there  would he $1,750,000 for next year  (1SH7-US).  The estimated expenditure would be  .iSb_,330,000.  The revenue under the present tariff  would be $37,''00.000 and therefore  Ihert* would be a deficit of $750,000,  but to obviate this the Government  would propose tarilV changes. Regarding this he said Canada was about  Lo turn away from the National  Policy, which ho believed to be a  mistaken policy.  The following arc some ol the principle changes:  Tea unchanged.  Sugar reduced 11 per cent.  Hinders, mowers, etc., unchanged.  Twine reduced 10 per cent and to be  free after December, "07.  Barbed wire free .after Decernbei.  Coal oil reduced one cunt per gallon.  Grain product, exccpl wheat and  flour, unchanged.  Wool and woollen goods unchanged.  Cottons from England 1 educed.  Nails reduced to 'JO per cent.  Wire reduced to _>.. per cent.  Iron duties reduced materially.  Axles and edge tools 1 educed to 23  per cent.  Steam engines reduced to2*5 percent.  Threshers reduced to 25 pur cent.  Mining machinery free.  A large mass of rock weighing sever il tons fell from the clilt down on  Cham pi in street, Quebec. A couple of  houses were damaged.  MPEBiAL B\WK  -1 ~   >3  _.f\&'-  H_ad Offlee, Toronto -  Paid Up Capital - 31,963,600  Reserve     -   -   -   -    1,156,809  Directors  II. S. Ilowland,   President  T-RMeri-itl, Vice Pt-es.. (St. Catharines)  William Ilamsay, Ttoheit Jaffray, _  Hugh Kynn,   T.   Subliei-land  Slayuer,  *   D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  North/West and "British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  Ontario  Niagara Falls  Port Colborne  Bat Portage  Sault St. Marie  St, Catharines  V -i.couvei  Winnipeg  lievelstoke  St. Thomas  Toronto  Wei land  Woodstock  Agents t in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches. '''  Agents in  the United States���������New  Yprl_,___Baiik_-_pf_]\Ionti'e.al,__.l_.ank__.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 other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, elc  Gold Purchased. ,  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager* Rovelstoko Branch.  W  Incorporated by Act of Pnrlicti-.cnt, lSM  Paid up Capital    ���������  Host Furid   ���������  Head Officc-  ���������*. S2,000f0������0  -    1,375,000  -Montreal  BOARD OF DIRKOTORS  -John II. H. Molson, Presielent  S. H. Bwing, Vice-President  W. M. "Ramsay .Henry Archbald  Samuel Finlcy * W.M.Macpherson  J. P. Cleghorn  F. Wolferstan Thomas,)Gen. Manage*!  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lock wood, Assistant Inspector  The'bank receives on favourable  terms-he accounts of individuala,firms.  bankers and municipal "anel.,,-other  corporations.        -   .       ,.  - * '"  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.."  English and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES:  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Out.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  I-idgelown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Out.  Toronto, Ont.  Tot-on tojunc'n,Onl  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Morrisburg.Ont.  Norwich, Ont.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C  MeGregor Mgr  T.VI-.XIFKO KKiNCB  T. 8, Phcpoe, Managror  IMPSON'S   .  .  0URE WHEN  LL   ELSE .  A!L .. . . .  To the sufferc- from va"ious  forms of nervous debility, physicial  exhaustion and a inn down constitution as evidenced hy a  peculiaily aggravated train of nerve  and brain symptoms, the ordinary  treatment is disappoinling in the  exticme. I'alse hopes that arc  never realized are held out to the  sufferers ' and big prices charged  without beneficial results. l*or  kidney and liver troubles Simpson's  Kidney Pills offer a specific that is  quick, distinct and satisfactory in  action. Under the treatment of  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS  liver and kidney troubles which arc  alarmingly prevalent at "the  present day improve to an  astonishing extent. The evil  symptoms disappear one by one  until almost before one knows it he  or sin. finds, himself or herself  fully aud thoroughly restored to  health, vigour and power.  The specific action of SIMPSON'S  KIDNEY PILLS has been known  to tho profession for years, but  their rueiits have never before been  heralded to the general public until  about two years ago and tho result  has been so satisfactory that during  1897 the proprietors will spend  more in advertising than they have  ever done before. In Alberta alone  S_,000 will be spent making known  the virtu.s of:' SIMPSON'S  KIDNEY "PILLS.   "    '  As weeks roll by patient after  patient report themselves Cured.  -  .There arc hosts of firms sdver-  tising blood puiifi'er.!, health  builders, tonic-givers -and system  vitalizers, but not one as equal to  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY PILLS.  They are specially'good in curing'  lame back and that dead tired gone  feeliug. ' -    .  When a person cannot eat, when  all kinds of food disagree, when one  has a hot skin, paichcd lips, coated  tongu , fast beatiug pulse, palpitation of the heart,, constipation  dyspepsia,-chrouic dianhoea and a  feeling all over of goneness then  SIMPSON'S , KIDNEY PILLS  are a boon aud act as a panacea,  . --.acts .speak louder than words  aud the fact that people are being  cured aud "benefited every day by  SIMPSON'S KIDNEY" PILLc  guarantees- their quality; The  patients get .veil. What more can  you aak..  Simpson's  Pills  5oe a bo*. J6 for $2.So  i '*  CALGARY.  Agent at NEW DENVER  by CHARLES NELSON  ( anadian  \   Pacific Hi)  SO . PACIFIC LINE  c6  The cheapest, quickest nnd  best  route to  Toronto      Now York      Philadelphia  Montreal    Boston    Halifax  nnd all Eastern and European Points  Ti.ui'i.t Cars letavc Itevelstoke  daily lor St. Paul; for Toronto  everv Monday; nnd for Montreal  nnd lio.fon every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan and Empress of China Hailing  every four weeks for China nnd  Japan.  . *-,-.'.  Wnrimoo and Miowet'fl. sailing  monthly for Honolulu, Suava and  nil Australian and New Zealand  ports.  For Full particulars apply to  nearest C. P. R. agent, or to  J. J. BRADSTREET, !  Agent, Revelstoke.  GEO. McL. BROWN,  District Passenger Agent, Vancouver, British Columbia.  CHUR  DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHUKCH ��������� Rovclatoke.  Preaching aer.iccs at 11 'a.m. a_.cl T:.-0  p.in. t.ln-3 meeting at the close of tbo  morning service, irabbath School and Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m. -.Vickly prayer meeting:  every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. The  pub.'ic arc cordially invited.   So its free.  ItEV. J. A. WOOD, Pastor.  PRESBYTERIAN- CHURCH-Rcyelatoke.  Service every Sunday evenirK ������t 7:.10  p.m. l.ib'e CI to3 at 2:.~J p.m., to which  all arc welcome.  , .   M. GEDDE3, B   A.. Missionary.  HOL.Y TRINITY CHURCH-Revelstoke.  Services every  Sunday at II a.m. and  7:30 p.m.  REV. F. YOLLAND, Rector.   ���������  f J OMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ��������� Revel-'  iv stoke. Mass fourth Sunday in month"  at 10:30 a.m. - .  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  PROFESSIONAL  \JJ   B. SleKECHNIE.  ��������� V ��������� .it. u,, a. d c. ������������������������)  -      Physician and Surgeon.  O .lee:   Near tho Union Hotel.  Calls by telephone or telesrsph   promptly  attended to.   Oitlco hours:   0.30 to II am., 1:30  to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m.  Revu stoke       -     . -    ijRiT:srr Columbia.  C.|V[. WOODWORTH  M. A..   LL. B.  -.otary,.Cor.vcyanccr, I'tc.  -tlincs and Real Estate.  Slccan One     -'    ���������     Iritisii CoLu-'n-A.  F. McCarty;-",  Wholesale and Retail  Butcher  Dealer in: ' _  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station    -\ ���������    B. C  Revelstoke  Eill=������St__DleS"  Draying    and   Delivery   Work  1|     a Specialty  :_D1_ALEB   IX   "WOOD".  ETC.  JA'. JA. PETTIPIECE  Tulopli-ne ConnccUon ot Central Hotel  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  Free bus at all trains.  Comfortable  nnd  first-class   in  every' respect.  Rates:  $1.00 and $1.50 a'dayj  LOUTZ & GIBBONS.  f20-tf Proprietors*  GUY BARBER.'   -^���������^._ Ppaetieal"  , Watchmaker*  C. P. R.    WjVTCH    IXSI'KCTOIl  jVNII   llK-l'jVIREK  Any one Requiring  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W plemitig  Thau you can afford to  steal it and take the  chances of beinB. caught  Dt*ay  -������f>������| f*K Specialty  AJ-.-lv3__._u_. Pricei-  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders. Promptly Attended To.  _2U Wanted  B  Dealers in llolloil Oats. Oatmeal  unci   till   kinds  of   Grains,  Fri'tl, etc., tn write the  rackman & Ker Milling Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta,  l.tl.M.ITV   IIIC1IIT--1'III('I.S   milll'l"  Agent: A. B. Gray, Nelson.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget ol Local, Personal  and   General  Items Round  and  About Revelstoke.  " Tlmt prospector's hunt tit Coursier's  is a c'livkfi'.  Tliu s. s. Nakusp is running up lo  Trail.  The htitt-1 tit Ijili'iIciiii is being liauleel  up to the mill tit (Jomtijilix.  * II. N. Coursier is agent for l bo  Ilc'intziniiu Piano.  Rev. I''. Y.-ilIantl loTt rot- Vancouver  for ti few ibiys cm Monday's No. 1.  Mi. H. Flt'infng left this morning for  Northern Alberta, to buy horsed.  li. Ferguson came up from Thomson's Landing cm Monday morning.  Mr. F. S. Dnrntird was in town on  Monday and went up to Laurie next  morning.  The 11. C. Sugar Refinery Co., of  Vancouver, arc going to establish a  warehouse here.  Mr. "W. li. Pool returned from O.il-  gtu-y em Saturday. He was quite  taken with the cattle metropolis.  Mr. Mageo. who is now running the  s.s. Ltudi'tiu, intends lo builtl another  boat to put on between Arrowhead  and Thomson's Landing.  Mr. F. McCarty is trying to get the  C.P.R. to let him put. up a coal storehouse to ttike ten car loads, at the  corner near Tapping's warehouse.  * What! More   Slater's  Boots ��������� lit  - Coursier's ?  The customs returns for April .-ire  higher than ever before. The value, of  gennls t'lilc'i-cd during the month was  SD7o7._M, duty collce:teel $2111.72,  Mr. II. B. Crockett, Mrs. and Miss  Crockett went down to Ferguson on  Monday. Mrs. and Miss Crockett will  be the first ladies in the new town.  The Carnes Creek Co. intend to put  a scow "on the river to haul up their  machinery and supplies and bring  down ore from their mines. Later on  a tugboat will be put on.   .  Mr. Geo. Hills of Calgary, is in town  with a view of selecting ti point for a  tailor's shop. Mr. Hi.lfs is a fiist-cltiss  workman and will no doubt work up  a prosperous business.  + Mr. Gould, photographer of Vernon, has pitched his tent at the tank  near the station, and is prepared to  turn out work in first-class style. All  orders will be finished here in "town.   '2  Rev. H, A. Ford, tlu*. new rector of  Holy Trinity, will arrive here from  Vancouver tomorrow and will be formally inducted by Ven, Archdeacon  Small next Sunday. '  * You are too late to get oneof those  pretty.c-nsy running Gendron bicycles  just set up at Coursier'*.. they are till  wild, but more are coming. Order tit  once."  Mr. Gedde*s, who has been taking  charge of the Presbyterian church  here for some time past vi*ry nc-c-ept-  nbly, leaves tomorrow morning lot-  Duck Lake. Assti.  ���������=-_-Mr._F,__iIcCiU-t.y_h!is_s_on_t_^on__e stcu*e^  cuttle down to graze at the Adair  ranch at Arrowhead, and intends"to  maintain a grazing farm there, from  which to supply the Itevelstoke market with beef, inutt'on, veal and  lamb.  Mr. Gould, the well-known Vernon  photographer, called on the H-_.ka_.i_>  yc-terilny with some samples of his  work, which are first-class. He will  be found in his tent near.the depot for  the next few days.       .-  Enquiry for lots in Revelstoke and  Trout Lake still continues active.  There! has iiI**o a demand sprung up  for lots in Arrowhead. After the 1st  of May the price ol" lots on the Mara  townsite will be raised $.ji) a lot.  Mr. .1. J. Young of the*. Calgary  Herald came* in on Saturday to aiieuil  a meeting of the Great WVstern Mine  Ltd.. which was held i-arly on Monday morning. IIo left for the l_.-i.i-.  eleau today armed with a camera ami  notebook.  A Calgary business man has seen reel  atioption on ablockof lots in Fei-gtif.e_.si,  which is right in the middle* of the  Main street. The parties who held it  under an option it]) to date, have le-t  their chance go.  The new C.P.R. freight -.bed has got  as far as the flooring. The shetl will  be 75 feet long and will have a platform to accommodate 10 cars. Any  one watching Mr. Sydor wrestling  with 50 odd cars of freight, as be i.s at  present, at the old hen house, will  recognize that the new freight shed  has not been started before it was an  absolute necessity.  The entertainment for tlie English  church in Peterson's hall on Saturday  night went olf very well as far as the  programme was concerned but tlie  , attendance was very small. M_*. Peterson kindly remitted the rent, for  which the ladies and gentlemen, who  got up the show havo requested the  H____._r.i~ to make public mention of  their thanks.  Mr. P. Lamont. who represent .a big  amalgamation of four large stationery*  and drug stores in Regina, was in town  at the beginning of the week, looking  over the ground' with a view to establishing a brunch here. He was very  " favorably impressed with the ..itu-i.-  tion, anel his decided to recommend  Revelstoke- to his company as the best  point for the venture. The; company  controls four of the finest stores in  Regina and represents about $100,000  capital,  " All of Coursief's gooiU are attractive and interesting.  M. A. Wilson, of New Denver, is  visiting bis brother*, here.  The Ri'vclstoke Waterworks bill  passed through committee on the 2Uth  inst.  Messrs. W. ii. Pool, .1. .1. Young and  George Hills left lhis iil'lerntion for  Ferguson.  Prof, El Ptiso intends to lt'tive in a  day or two for the I'.ig Itetul, where  he will spend I be summer.  ' R. Howson cV. Co. have just opened  out a choice line of Chiltlien's High  (.hairs and 1.tickers ; also llaby Car-  i-iagi's ut various prices, !l!  Tlit-ro will be gootl deal of development work done on the Arm shortly.  Tho Groat Western will be vigorously  pushed forward and miners owning  claims in the neighbor bond are preparing to go out at once.  Mr. G. A. Brook, manager of the  Lanark mine, is in lown. Nine! cars of  ore have lieen shipped from the mine  Ibis month, since the concculi-titor  sltirU'd to ilill'eienl .smelting points iu  the states.  At present tlit*. Turks appear to be  gaining ground at the east of the line  whicli s-parates the peninisulaol' moil-  Grccu from the Turkish Empire on the  mainland, while the Gteeks are pushing forward into Turkish territory on  the west.  These 8 members voted against  the Act granting aid to the Cassiar  Central Railway on the. second reading: Messrs. Kennedy. Iliune, jMiic-  pborson, Sword, Williams, Semlin,  Graham, Walker. 10 members voted  for it. Mr. Kellie was not present at  the division.  Complaints of lumber stealing from  the various buildings iu course of  erection tire niunei-cii'is, and a careful  watch is being kepi, wliich may rcsiill  in some of the guilty parties making  the acquaintance of llie iiilerit.it- of thu  government hotel.  The cluing'.* in the new tarilT, which  will principally aiToct British Columbia is the placing of mining, smelting  and refining machinery on the free  list. There an* no changes which will  materially idled our iuterpiovinci.il  trade with the. Territories, as nothing  is altered in the line of agricultural  product! except potatoes, raised from  10 to IS cents per push, and barley  altered from 15 cents per h.isli. to !_0  per cent, nil valorem. Flour drops  from 73 to 00 cents per bush.  L-ite arrivals from the loworcutmtry,  who are returning to this district,,  utter passing through to "I.ossland*'  say that nearly every line of business  is overdone. And the general feeling  tends favorably inwards the Liu-dean  tind Trout, Lake, districts. They look  upon it its the seconel Slocan, and tu-e  already flocking into tbe new field.  Ferguson and Trout Lake City property i.s being bought up. ami preparation  is being ni.-tdi: to open up various  branches of business. Several old-  time prospectors tire going in, anti  memied men too. are following. We  predict for this district an extremely  lively and prosperous future.  The* annual Easier vestry of the  parish of Holy Trinity met tit 2 p. in.  last Monday in the chinch, wilh the  rector in the chair. The siateinent of  Secretary Vail shewed a total income  up to Mnich ..1 froin envelopes and  collections of $(150.40, wliich was exactly balanced by tbe expenditure.  There was an amount of SSI) tint* the  rector, which the proceeds of the two  recent enterlainments reduced to  $U._-j. Mi. F. B. Wells was appointed auditor. Votes of thanks wore  pas-sod to Mr. W. F. Grnge fur his  efforts in getting up the entertainment. Mr. P. R. Peterson fur kiiu'ly  ri'inittiinr the rent of. his h-dl on Saturday, and Mr. Perry for his kimlness  in acting as volunteer caretaker of  the church. The meeting then nil-  joni-iic-d till Tuesday evening at S  o'clock in the: same place*.  Fire in Coursier's Warehouse.  Late on Saturday afternoon the* lmid  reverberations of Ihe fire-saws.���������ti.-iusr-ei  tbe population, who t-ii.-herl out to  lind II. i*. (.inn-Mur". w.-ii-.-bous'-- enveloped in clouds of black ..i_.ii.kc*,  while tliimcs were shouting out in  every iliieclion ali over the roof. It  appears that Mr. I_ev.i., the tli-iv-i- of  the establishment, had t.e'-n Ct-lting a  load of potatoes at. the wni--lnm .e.  when be dropped his p"iicil In-hind  some sacks ami struck n mnich to  search for it. The head of the mutch  di-opt)"il oil. and inst.inily tin- nil -..titivated boards of the hiiiMint; flamed up.  Lewis endeavored Io Miintlier- lhe: flit*  wilh bis coat, hut hi--- <-IV'ni-t.t were unavailing. The flames spread iii.staiitlv.  the alarm wo., given and tlie hi-ig:i..i*  itishe-el io the* !'"scn.'. Th'-ir heroic,  though so-.tU'Whitl disorganized t-ITt-its.  were speedily effect mil, and i'i spile of  the fad that I he pressure was poor.  lilt almnst'tke* entl. ami that tbe new  hose was put hots th* combat, by a  stone in the nrr/./.lr* ahnost as ������-oe������n as  it appeared on the scene, the brigade  succeeded in getting under what, tit  first start looked like a bad file. Their  cffort-i were nob made* without considerable risk, .-is there wa~ e-jtal oil  sltiiedon the pieinises tiritl hael the  flames got ahead of them, a sei-iou*.  explosion woultl almost certainly have  ensued. However- d:._t:ipliii_> is as  essential in a br'gade as pluck, and  the-. Ilr.HAr.ri strongly recommends  that a series of practices bu curti-  mt-nced till the! men learn lo work together and get accustomed to obey  orders.  Luckily the warehouse had a great  deal less in it than usual, which greatly reduces the los--. Had some consignments of hardware now on their  way arrived in time, the los;.. might  have* been serious.  THE   FIRST  MEETING  Of the   Great  Western   Mines, Limited  Liability, of Lardeau.  Tho first shareholders' meeting of the  Great Western Alines, recently incorporated (o work the well known property of that name situated in the. Lar-  tU'titi district, wits held on Monday in  He.velsliiki', Mr. .). 1). (irah'iin. Gold  Commissioner for West Kootenny, in  the chair. Tin* preliminary steps connect eel wilh the placing of the company on a working basis were completed, the property turned over to  llie company, lhe proprietary stock  pooled, and arrangements made for  flu; salt! of the treasury shares, wliich  it was decided to place! at 10 cents.  The capital is I!���������; 1.000,000 in shares of  lhe par value of $1., with 2.10,000shares  in the treasury. The pi'uinoter.. stock  t.'innot be "sold, pledged, mortgaged,  li-ansfei'i-i-il or in anyway dealt wi-h"  for a term of one. year, and will be held  hy the Imperial Bank in escrow during  that time.  Mr. XV. 11. Pool was ��������� elected president, Mr. .1. 1). Graham, treasurer,  nml .Mr. A. E. Kincaide, secretary.  As Lhe company has already received applications for a considerable  number of the lii-d block of treasury  shares, and as only a small number  will be oiVered ror sale, it was decided  by the dii-eclors to pltu-o no shares tit  present wilh brokers or agents.  The company Sitiirts out on a sound  footing, wilh a snug sum in the  treasury, anil an excellent property  singularly well situated for developing  and shipping. Work will be poshed  continuously with a night and day  shift.  None of the ofilccrs of the* above  named company receive any remuneration.  ILLECILLEWAET.  Notes  from   the   Mining   Camps in the  East of the District.  Il.i-i-Cim.KW.M.T. April 20.���������Our town  is overflowing wilh men. Most, of  thetn are prospectors.  After a short absence. "Cassiar" hits  returned anil now our lown is in its  normal condition.  Oley Sandberg and Pete Erricson  have returned from a visit lo Minnesota.  The concentrator at Laurie is running day and niglit.-inil doing excellent  work. The mill will dispose, of 150 to  201) tons of rock per day.  The snow has disappeared and now  we are enjoying beautiful spring  weather. -.. ,-��������� -.  Alex. McGregor has returned from  Scotland and is again in charge of the  bridge gang here. He left his wife al,  home for a time.0  POLICE COURT.  (Bcfor.) .1. D. Gr.ham, S. JI.)  On Monday morning .lohti McCoy  was1 t-haigecl v. ith stealing a watch and  chain from M. Latimer, section foreman. The theft was committed at 8  o'clock the same morning. The magistrate found the prisoner guilty. Sentence, G months hard labor in Kamloops. jail.  Two other cases  of drunk anil  elis  ord-i-lv were di-.ini__._-il with a caution  Robery of Gold Dust.  This m(ii'nin__>Mr. W.Sweeney, manager- of the Consolation .Mining Co.,  discovered on rising, that his clothes  were absent from his room in the  Central hotel and that Ihe contents of  bis pockets., which included a hag con-  taitiintc a rcii'.irle.i.ihlo quantity of  gold in r.u.st and nuggets, had gone  along wi'jh Ihi-in. It appears that  Mime sneak I hit-f nius:t hav entered  the room while Sweeney was asleep  nnd carried oil' everything in sight."  only a pair of (ie.u--.-r.-. b.-ing left for  lh-' -..ike of t'..'- .'t-.ty. 'The eloflipq were  found this uiiii'iiiiig by lhe police on  tin; bank of Iin- liver behind the. hotei.  There i.s no clue to the thief.  CITIZENS.  K-JWS-Zr-.  MARRIED.  Ta*vi_oI-���������LeujN-KiJUiiv���������At the; residence; of the. bride's parents, (.until  Edmonton, AVedncsdny, April 21st.  bv the Kcv.A.Me-Donalel. Mi-. George  R*. C. Taylor-, of Kaslo, B. C, to Miss  Emma. .1. Lounsbury, of South Edmonton.  Mr. and Mrs. Taylor were in town  on Sunday and Monday, on 1h'*ir way  lo IC-tsld, where: they will make llit-ir-  home. The Ili-UAi.t) joins with llu-ir  many friends in wishing them a, long,  happy and prosperous life.  PREVENT DISEASE  by puiifylnx your yards and outhonw-  with  Chloride of Lime  opperas  SURE DISINFECTANTS  ...FOIt ".__.__  AT...  ABEY'3   DRUG  STORE,  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Mail Order, promptly art-C.rcfi.lly attended to  A. McGUIRE,  Dealer in all kinds  Farm Produce,  ^SALMON ARM,  Write for Prices   Of  B.C.  ml _C^I&4-W*&JLiE.i!3  ____~____r__n_  rit>Tff Si t  F.  EhbS  Agent Tor the Blickensderfer  Typewriter  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars.  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C  V. B. PEASE & G0,  Hay, Flour and Feed.  General Groceries.  A.   Fine   Assortment   of  CONFECTIONERY,   DRIED   FRUITS,   Etc.,   Etc.  DESIRABL.:  RESIDENTIAL LOT!  FOR SALE - situate between the Methodist Church and, the brow of tlie hill,  near the old town.     For prices and particulars apply to ���������     ���������  T. L. HAIG, Sole Agent;  MITCHELL  &. CO,  INSURANCE AND  COMMISSION  AGENTS,   .  MINING  BROKERS,  CALGARY, ALTA.  NOTICE i- hereby g'ven that 00 days from  da"t> I, V. S. Barnard, intend to apply to the  i.Iticf Cotnmlsioncr of l,tii*tl-t and W'oiks fur  pe*rmi--ion to'purcha o 1U0 acres of Hrd: -  CotiimtiticitiK frnm a poBt situ.-t-tl aTiout I1!  miles norih of Ft-i-ft'iaon Forks, on lho c st  bunk of tlio North Fork or Ij-.rtlcau Blv, r;  thenco running \vo_t .Oiliains; thenco north _'���������  cha'i.s; thet ce ca"t 10 chains: tlicnce souih 10  chains to pclnt of commcnc-mc-nt.  F, S BARNARD. -  Dated -D'.h March, IS07.  NOTICE i" h"toby Riven that 60 days from  t*ate I. N. P. i-iv-wilon. act ntt as acor-t for  A. K. McriilliipB, intend makins. application to  tlie IIo.*. the O.icf Oommis oner of lands anel  "Works for pcrnii-t-icn to purchase one hundred  nnd sixty acres of l-.nd iu Trout I.ttke Mining  Division of West. I_o_1onny District, do-cribt-d  an follows:���������ComniccinK at a lost marked  "Initi>-1 l'ont A." situ .led at lhe. n.rlh-*_,CBt  corner of D.'Ferguson's preemption of tlncc  hundn tl and twenty nens: thence west forty  ch_in-<: thence south forty chain-: thence coal  forty chain?; thence north forty chains to point  of commencement.  N. P. SNOWDF.N,  Aftontforj-   K. McPhillips.  Trent Ijake, 20th March. 18t)7.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  ,   TOWSEL. MINICI.AI_ CLAIM.  Sitnate In the Trout Lake MlnlriR Division'of  Won Kootnnay I) strict. Locurd northerly  ...ten-Ion of Sunshine tlitin. on Silver Cup  Mountain.  TAKK NOTICE that I. F. 8. Tarnard, ni<rnt  for John Knowle:.. frst) inin'-r'a iu iillcatt;  So. 58051. intend, fit) tlnys from tho dato hereof,  toapplf to tho Mlninif Kcco-der for a eortill-  cut-of improvements, for tho purpose nf oh-  talnirg a Crown (mint of the above cl-ilm.  And further take n.t'co that cclinn, under  taction   37.   must li������' coniiiit_r.ee.   rc-foro  the  I-ftiance of stit-h cc'liftc _'e of improvement...  Dated this awti day of Va-ch, 1.97.  1". _*. IlAHNAKI).  '    HOTEL LICENSE.  Noti-e is Iictl-Iiv given tlmt 30 tltiys  lifter dato, I intend It) njiply fe>r ti  lii't'it-it* to rt'ltiil IkiiiDi' in Lilt* Ijiiiirit.  Hotol, Laurie, I...C.  G. A. f-KOOi-i---  Apl. 10. 1807.       -li-v  Notice of Assignment  -  IIuteliiR."n * McGregor, General Merchant.,  Kcvelatoke, have ussigned in my favor  All busitio. s csimuuiiic.ilinn- to be addressed  nnd pav,. cut rf all tiutstaiitlint; aceout.t-. to In*  mn.-'c ut once to ituor lo my mtcnt. XV. O.  l'ttxlon. Votary Public, llevcl-loke, who is  uutijcrised lo r.ceivcsttuie.  Jiiiix Hutchison, "*  of ,'onion. H. C.  i:cvcl>tokc, l,">:li .Ipill 1S07. Ilai)\v3t.  Dissolution of Co-Partnership  The nav'iH'rshlp hon-t- fo-o cxi ting bolween  .'. Tt I!. Sibbald and XV. P. I'cneo ������ .d.-r.ilie  Him name and slylo of Siiilj.il.l & Puisc. t.s  coiniuission inciohants r,t Itevelstoke, hits this  day be. n rii-.solvetl by mu mil consent j\11  t'ocoutils due tho old firm t-tin he paid cither to  W���������r.-1'oaso & Co. or-to-.l- l)..Si_)l)nlil,.an>l_iill  liabilities at-tiinst the snitl Sibbald 8c Pensc wll-  bo assumed by W. B. l\-n-Ci * Co.  A.  11.  11.  SlBIIAt-D.  W.  13.   PlSASE. '  Itovclstoko, j\pril I, IS.7.  14ap3iw  ftj^^_������SEd  NOTICE.  SUNSHINE MINKUAL CLAIM.  Situite In tho Trout Luke Mining nivifinn of  \- est Kootenay Di .trie". J-O-iitcd north- rly  c-_-tJ;n������Ion of the Silver Ctip Mineral Claim.  TAKK KOTIC'E that I, F. H. Ilarnard. asent  for IJ.'F_tf{tiKon. fr_o rnlne-r'n ccrtlfl.ai-  N'o, smitl, intend, sixty dtys from tho d _to  hcrco', t_ app'y to the .Mlnlnfc Recorder for a  re-tlflcate of liiiprovcrnents for thn purpose of  oh:al .mar a Crown Ki-t-.-t of tlie ttltcvc claim.  Anel further take notlr-v, tha'. action,  unde-r  .cctio'i 37   niiist  b-  oomincncctl   before   lho  issuance nf Mich certificate of Imnroveincnts.  Dated this 29th dnj of March. IMI7.  P.  S.  IlAllNAIlD.  COLONIAL MINKRAL CLAIN".  S!tnate In tho Trout Lako Mlnlnjr I)' vision of  Wi.>t Kootenay District. IjOcnt"d about (i  rn'lc* from Tront Ijike and bcinK a southerly  ixtcnaion of the Alph* Mineral OUim.  TAKK NOTTCK lhatl. V. S. Barnard. Man-  ngitiK Director <��������� f tho Ullooet, Fraser River  iitull: .nt.oo floltl Fields I.lmitc-l, froo miner's  certiflctto No. 89018, Intend, sixty days from  tr.c da'c hereof to apply to tho JlIninE llecor-  eler for n ce rtlflcato of improven-enti, for the  piirptHie of obtaining a Crown grant of tho  above claim.  j\nd further take notico that aclion, under  scellon 37. must bo comiut-nceel beforo the  issu -.ne-e of such certi flcate of improvements.  rated thisJUlb day of March lrt)7.  F. .S. Bakkaud.  To Provincial Land Surveyors.  T-JIS IIOXOURtbo Limit.nunl-doveinor In  Council lias been pltnteti to m^ko llio  followinit riilcsiiml rt-Ktilaions with roitror.ee  tu Hi') survey of Provincial lands ai.il ii.ltiviul  u.ttiiiis:���������  I. All.iirvoyo shall bo puiRnr.-1'y nittilo by  duly qiiii'iDuef Piorinctal La-.tl Sniveyora.  '������. All 8urvcyorotliiill lien lho doparimental  Held li ok ar.tl paper, ti.td al lli-iliotlom r fetich  I age of tho Ih-ld-notes fltall bo unlorcil llio  datf and ti^naturoot Surveyor.  3- Tliu miifinal flc<d-iu<tes tlin.ll he nccnm-  ptinled by an alllilavll. In lho a _b_oin. tl form.  I. All Sii'vo. or* must, lii-oiiip.ly t;������rrj out tho  Instructions of tho liepacliiient iu i-efpict to  tin- character and amount cf it.formation to be  furiiisliiel in lho il^ld-iiotot, nml ut all times  be re:uly to ttitiko su .li corrections and supply  ttii-h ntiditioiial data as seems expedient r r  tho complete cliccklntc ol their work in lhe  Ii Id.  fl The D-ipirtmcnt will invariably exercise  tliurlirhi ot tefu.inK to! accept surveys not  mntlein act-ordtiuce with tlie above regulations, nnd also will refuse to accept as Satisfactory any and all surveys nuul. hy a Surveyor who has been vullty of repeated infractions  of the preceding rulei.  G.- I J. Martin*,  ' Cliiof Com'r of Lands and Works.  Lniuip ������nd Works b'oiit,  ,     Victoria, 11.0., lolh jlrHl, 1597.  Survey of Phovinciai. Laxds.  j\flldavit.  ���������I of n duly authorised  Provinriil I.a d Sorveycr for tho Pruvince  of  llrilisb Columbia maku oaili and sny as follows:���������  (1) I have surveyed   W. G. BIRNBY;  PAINTER .  SZC3-*I_TS __-_������__������������������.: '  Paper Hanging a Specialty  Address: Care of Uuion Hotol. Itevelstoke.B.C.  A FRESH   CONSIGNMENT   OP  CIGARS  Hair  Vigors   and   Hair Tonics  At   J.   MORGAN'S.  Tonsorial Parlors.   -  Fresh Confectionery and Fruit always on hand  ('_) 1 commenced the said survey on the   elay of IK)    , and completed it on tht*   ttayof 1_9   .  (."��������� I p-rsonally ran ali lho lin:s of tho B-tid  survey on the da!c3 set out in tho annexed  field-book marked A  (I) The notes contained in the field bo- k ore  a correct representation ot the \.ork done on  lhe ground by me.  Sworn before. \  Provincial Land Surveyor,  EVERYBODY READS THE HERALD  Our Aim is   ,  To Suit Our Customers.  Anil judging Iiy the increase in  our linsiiioss, we are siicce'celing in  suiting flie.'in. pi-obtibly bi������tti*i' than  outside; tailors wc rent, about.  \Vu linvo.the largest stock in'the  town to suluct from. The very latest  in suitings.-. - ,  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Wilson, Tailor,  Opp. C. P. It. water tiink.  C.  E.  SHAW  General Agent    "  ER&Ut-ON  .Townsite  Mining  Broker and Insurance Agent.  Typewriting and Conveyancing.  Telephone No. J6  Cable address: Shawe, Itevelstoke  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  BLACKSniTHINQ and JOBBINO,  PLUMBING and PIPE-FITTINa,  TlNSniTHINa and SHEET IRON  WORK,  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Robt. Gordon,  ���������   Revelstoke Sta.  Al

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