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 A J ��������� ��������� > ' f. ij -j*  &  Published in Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts.  f  .V  5  y  J  -isstt*h3"d rrwxcjz:--j^-W2?2tt?^~-vrj&jDi<rttSJDAsx:s  j^istjd  &j������ttj-ri3J!J������:&-  Vol.  I. '. No. 33,  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ee2cjeggi32?5gS2S^3  Shopping  by Letter  THK first thing wise p������ople think of  when orderinit goods by nmil is tho  capacity for business of those they write  when orderinit goods by mini is the &  capacity for business of those they write &  to. The reputatlrn we enjoy for prompt- Jf.  nesa irinkes our Mail Order trade forgo )������  ahead at a gratifying rate. gj  Our Specialties -i��������������������������� r;  Groceries Dry Goods n\  Liquors Boots and Shoes    &.  jjj  Cigars' Men's Furnishings g  ���������ftj] Crockery Tailoring Sj  Dressmaking g;  Requests for price lists ontl samples &  reowive prompt attention. >J  Hudson's Bay Stores,      jj.  ���������<&        . ....Calgary.... (M  tH_sSgs?S������S������g_K_3_?2������S������������?Sgy'^  T.   L.    HAIG  All  NOTE-AND COMMENT.  New-.Goods  9  Sole Agent for  Revelstoke  ^"^ Townsite  MINING  FIRE AND LIFE  INSURANCE-  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW.      *'  SOLICITOR.  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  - <__rOFFICE :"' Mail building, Rerclttolie, B,C.  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  __)r**ri*g and  Deliiei-y Work a  specialty at  yjowest prices.  Teams always ready at a. moment's notice.    -  Agent for the Stand ird Oil Company.  T.   ABRIEL,  KAKU8P.  B.C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  For' information on mineral claims on  Cariboo cjreelc. write at once and get par-  Uculars.  ������8mrtt  J.   R.    HULL   &   CO.,  ~" ���������"   "' - Successors to Hull Bros?* Co.7-    - ���������  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  I  Beef, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All orders in our lino promptly filled.  Ladies' Shirt  Waists  Muslins  Prints  Dress Goods  Trimmings  The Largest and Most Complete Stock or DRY GOODS  in town at  DONALD.  Tho new Companies' Act seems' to  Minin8-   and    Prospecting-The    Blue-  Dressmaking Department  under? management of  Miss Chase.  have developed under the hands of lho  Select Committee; into a useful moas-  uro. The new condition of nlTiiii-s.  which litis lately risen up in West  Koiiluiiny with regard to mining companies, hus received .sunn* attention  in the act, pnrlii-ularly in the question,  of the non-assesstibility of shares purchased tit a discount. Tlio act iu this  matti'i-proceeds cm the lines of common sense. There is no more reason  why ti block of mining shares of the  face value of one dollar purchased for  15 cents apiece should he more assessable than a block of S-ilOO shares in the  C. P. R. purchased fot-'JG'}. There are,  however, other points connected with  the new milling companies wliich certainly cull for' regulation, and which  tire not nntici'd in the act. There  should have been something in the act  with regard to treasury stock. It is  absolutely necessary to prevent scandalous fiasco-, of Ihe Orphan Boy  stamp that this i lock'should be plainly masked em its.face as being treasury  stock, and should, lie the only..stock  allowed on tho market for a definite  period in the actual ' development of the mine or mines of the  company. Every mining man agrees  that some such .clauses should have  been in the act, many mining'companies tire actually insei ting them in  their by-laws, but the legislature has  ignored them as completely as if they  were framing a statute) dealing with  companies in another planet.  *  THIS SPACE IS RESERVED  FOR  JALLEN  The Revelstoke Brewer  GUY BARBER  Jeweller and Watchmaker  C. P. R. Time Inspector  However, as soon as Kootenay  acquires that preponderating influence  in lho legislature which her "population  and importance demand, these matters  will receive their due. attention. In  the meanwhile it would be well for  investors to inquire into the rules with,  regard to treasury stock of companies  soliciting their attention. Honest  prospectors, who'know-they have got  ;i promising claim, are far'too eagerto  get. their preipevty. developed to- hesitate about ticing up the .^proprietary  stock, in order to attract capital to  assist them in their enterprise. The  tighter the proprietary stock is tied  up, the more lhe confidence which the*,  investor ran feel in tbe company.  This is a test which in the multiplicity  of propositions before the public i.s  easily applied, and whicli intending  investors would do well to take into  serious consideration.  water is the Favorite   District���������Local  and Personal Mention.  From Onr Own Correspondent.  Donald. B.C., May 11���������New comers  are crowding in on us fast mostly  prospectors, with a sprinkling of railroad men. It has byen more noticeable the lust week. New faces are l<>  bee seen tit every turn. The Blue-  water H-ems to lie the point they are  all making for.  Thos. James. S. Spencer and Jas.  Piiikerlon, till of Illecillewaet, came  down here on Friday last and staked  a fine claim just ac-i oss the river from  the town. James found this list fall,  on account of a sudden fall of snow,  decided to let it go until this spring.  Ho reports it to be a good galena lead,  tiiid his samples shewed a nice sprinkling of wire silver.  A. Connors and II. Jloodie came  down from Golden on Sunday last,  anel left for the Blue water district to  r'estake^somo old claims and prospects  for new ones.  ' "Cassiar" and Chas .Barnes tire also  ont in this'-district. Barnes found a  fine quartz" lyclge*. up then' last fall,  assaying in threcassays, $2, $15 anil.  $31 in gold. .".,_'.  Jno. O'Walsh and his bride arrived  from Buffalo on Saturday last, aud are  residing lit present with Sirs. D. E,  Hobbs.  A. R. Colqnhoun, who has been  working for the past four years in the  C. P. R. hardware' store here, is leaving for Broadview, Assa., where he is  intending going into the business for  himself.  * Jim Findlay, who put up the Stony  Creek bridge, stayed off here last week  .to look up old faces. He is going west  to look lifter some heavy iron - work  that the .company, are putting in. ���������-- -  A general feeliug of satisfaction", is  felj; here in. railroad circleson the promotion "of * R.'-Marpole to'tlie post oft  geiieral-superinl ancient.-" Hi) is a hard  and constant worker, and fully de-  sei ves the promotion awarded to him.  .The tennis club is*trying to arrange  a handicap of doubles for the 21th "of  May, with the.attractive booby prize  for the unfortunates.  R. H. RAMSEY,  House ��������� Fainter-^-^  and Decorator  SIGN TAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  Spring-  House Cleaning  Sentl for samples of our Wall  Paper.    Prices from 10c. 12Jc,  15c up to 50c roll. . Mail orders  ., , carefully attended to.  Linton Bros.,  Booksellers, Calgary..  Prospectors i~^  Now - is Your" Time to  Make a Strike!  Money, time and   trouble  saved   by  bitylng your supplies in sight of tho  -    unnca at Itevelstoke prices.  Yours for business, "  I. M. CITRON,  General Merchant/  Thomson's Landing, B. C.  8mylm  COLORED MAP of.  North.  Kootenay  Showing the Big Bend. Trsut  Luke, Lirdcau and Illecillewaet  Miring Districts. All *bo principal groups of claims and coi rcct  course* cf rivers and c-eeks  given.   Price 51.00.   Apply:  P.  Leake,  fl.E., Revelstoke  8mvlm  A. McGUIRE,  Dealer in all kinds of  Farm Produce,  ^SALMON ARM, B.C.  TWO   ARRESTS   MADE  A Big Fur Robbery of  November Last  ILLECILLEWAET.  The  of  " " May Now be Cleared "Up ,"~ .  ToiiONTO, May S.���������Superintendent  K. P. "IcKiiskill, of the Canadian  secret service, has made a couple of  arrests which go far toward clearing  up a very remarkable robbery in November last. The Hudson's Bay  company shipped a carload of furs  from British Columbia to England.  When thecal" reached Rat Portage a  bale of miirten. bear, and beaver,  valued at 153000, was missing in a very  mysteiiotis manner. T. A. Riddel!,  the Canadian " Pacific claims agent,  look the matter up, anti every etVort.  was made lei discover the: robbers. In  the west it became a celebrated case,  and for mouths the newspapeis published rumors of truces of the villains  who had been a terror to tho neighborhood. The case was placed in the  hands of the Canadian secret servi-.-e,  of Montreal, and after many weeks of  painstaking* work, two arrests were  made at Lancaster. Ontario detective)  McKaskill put handcuffs on C. J. Ilic-  key.'who confessed to having1 a hand  in the robbery. About the same henr  officers arrested Frank Pokorney at  Bay River, Algoma. The evidence is  against both men, and they are on  their wiiv to Rat Portage for trial.  cp      ������p      *P      {p  SAVED  BV BUYING YOUR BHKAD  AT THK  REVELSTOKE BAKERY  A. N. SMITH, Propr.  cp       cp       ������J>       *P  Write for Prices.,  The Tariff...  ., HAS NOT HAIRED  !| THE l'HICE OF  igars  At J. MORGAN'S Shaving Parlors  Another large and complete Btock of Tobaccos  joat received, al-o a tine stock of  Confectionery  J.  MORGAN, Tonsorial Artist  The Supplementary Estimates.  The supplementary estimates were  passed on Friday. They include $800  for a, lock-up at Sandon, $S00 to construct tintl furnish a recorder's office  at Tiout Lake City, ������5,000 to construct and furnish a court house at  Revelstoke and ."51,000 for the site; S130  for roads, etc. at lllecillewaet.  Waghorn's Guide for May is, to  hand. The edition is a particularly  good enie and contains important  changes and additions to the piesent  valuable collection of official tallies.  We notice among the chief changes  recorded, new time cards for the Great  Northern, Northern Pacific, Alberta  railway, and Kootenay time caret,  sailings and connections of C. P. K.  lake boats, Beattie line. Lake of the  Woods mail routes. C. P. R. rates em  transportation of bicycles, and a specially useful table of C. P. R. sleeping  car ami scat tarilf, showing rates from  point lo point.  Lanark   Shipping   a   Carload  Concentrates a Day  From Our Own Coi-reap-ntlc.it.  '   IllecilIjEWAet,     May    10.��������� Prospect ors���������are-^nuw^-bnsy___at__.wnrk,_and_  several   very   promising   claims have  been located in this vicinity.  D. Woolsey.went terFish Creek last  week. On his way he met three silver  tips, and in about as many seconds  had them piled lip on the snow. He  shot the three. The skins are fine  ones and have heen sent to W. C.  Pound, taxidermist, of Vernon, to be  dressed.  Sandy McRae is doing assessment  work at Fish Creek.  The Lanark mine at Laurie is shipping a car of conce'iitralcs per day.  Annie* Berger has returned from  Donald.   A Deed of Heroism.  Houghton. Mich.. May 8.��������� Willi a  box containing two hundred pounds  of dynamite on lire, ten feet away  from him, John Thomas, a boy who  runs the compressed ail hoisting engine in the. Tamarack mine, stuck to  his post and saved the lives of men at  work in the; mine by his wonderful  bravery. Ten seconds after Thomas  had hoisted the men to the level the  dynamite exploded, smashing tbe engine to pieces and doing other damage,  hut the men and the boy to whom  thoy owe their lives, were in a place  of safety. Miners working in the  twenty-third level had put seven cases  of dynamite in a box for future use.  At noon- a miner accompanied by  went to the box and found it on fire.  Thomas to his post, gave the alarm to  the miners on the level below, ran the  engine until he had hoisted them up.  He then fled. The alarm of fire caused  great excitement. No one was injured  in the rush to reach daylight from the  depth of three to four thousand feet.  Ore Shipments.  Shipments of ore through Revelstoke  for the month to date:  Idaho    Enterprise   Idaho    B. N. White ....  B. X. White   Idaho    CASSIAR.  The Country Given to Warburton Pike  by the Government.  Since the year lSl'.i. when the placer  gold mines of Cassiar were lirst developed, the Stit-keen river litis been tlio  avenue of communication from the  coast lo the gold mining district. It  is navigable for stern wheel steamers  to Glcnora. 120 miles 1'l-oiii ils mouth,  and under favorable circumstances to  Telegraph Creek, 12 miles furl her up,  above which point the Grand Canon  extending formally miles rentiers navigation even for boats impossible'.  From Telegraph Creek to Dease Lake  runs llie Cassiar trail opened by tho  British Columbian government in 1871.  tuitl following the valleys of the  Sticke-en river anel;. tlie Tanzilla, a  branch of the main liver, to Pease  lake. Dr. Dawson reports that neither  ti wagon roael or a railway would be  very difficult or expensive lo construct  between those points. De.-iso lake is  21 utiles long, and into* it How Dense;  creek and Thibert's creek, on which  were discovered the chief gold deposits  in the seventies. A small steamer  makes trips cm the lake.on which navigation opens in the first, week in June.  Dease river Hows into the hike at the  north end and McDame Creek, which  is one of its tributaries, about 50 miles  up stream, is the third of the great  auriferous streams of tlie district. In  1S71 the value of gold produced in the  district was estimated at $1,000,000,  between which date and 1S00 it has  annually dwindled down till it reached 821,000. with an estimated total in  all years from '74 to' '00 of about $5,-  250,000. The richest' creeks originally  discovered have.been long worked out,  miners have been attracted away to  Alaska and Yukon, and thu district is  practically - lying idle., Writing in  18S7 Dr. Dawson said : "A great part  of this district litis in fact- been merely  run .over in smirch of rich diggings,  the "  pi  ployed in the quest: It is not iinpiob/  able that addit'onal rich creeks, like  lliose of the vicinity of De*ase hike,  may yet be discovered elsewhere, and  it may yet be considered certain, that  there are great areas of poorer deposits, which will pay to work" with  improved met hods and will eventually  be utilized. It is also to be anticipated  that quartz mining will ere long be  inaiigiiruled. and will afford a nioic  permanent basis of prosperity than  alluvial mining, however rich." This  prediction litis been fully borne out by  the facts brought to light by prospectors rsincc'^then.___Rich_hyxlriudbJuiig  propositions are known to exist on  Dease   creek   and   Thibert creek, and  eitiartz leads have been discovered at  *       ^  the luail of Defot creek, a branch of  Canyon creek, whicli empties int'j  miles north of the  one of the  sources of McDaine creek. Those  ledges vary iu width from ten feet, all  tho way up to one which is 100 yards  wide and is.traceable nn the surface  for ti milt* and a half. .Spcvimens of  free-milling quartz taken from the  surface! of these leads go from $." to  .$(1.75 iu gold to the ton. Large bodies  of this low grade, gold-bearing f|tiat'tr.,  the. most attruclive proposition lo  capital at present,'ire kno.vn to exist,  in the country. In the opinion of tbe  olel time miners, who have been up  there, Cassiar is one of the most valuable districts in Ihe province, and they  cannot lind words sufficiently strong  to denounce the criminal folly of the  government in making it over, to Mr.  Warburton Pike and the Cassiar Railway Co.  TAKES BACKWATER  ie simplest and cheapest methods of  ���������6spe"'e:ting.*-6nly-'having v.been-~em-  Deaso' ri ver tifew  lake, and on Quartz creek.  GREECE   ACCEPTS    MEDIATION  OF   THE   POWERS  The Liberal Victory in Quebec���������Agricultural Implements Cannot Get on the  Free -List��������� Export Duty on Ore  Demanded by the Rossland Liberals  ("SrisciAi. to thu IIkru.i.).)  Atiihns. May 12.���������The  note of the  powers  wtis   presented   at   ISO a.m.  today.     Tlie  following is the text of  lhe  document:   "Tbe  representatives  of France, Italy,  Great  Britain, .Germany, and  Austria charge M. Onon,  representative of Russia, and Doyen, ,  of the Diplomatic Corps, to declare in  the name, of their respective govern,-  ments that tho  powers  are ready'to  oll'ar their mediation with a view, to,  obtaining an armistice and smoothing   ,  tlie   difficulties   actually   existing be-_.   >  tween Greece and Turkey on condition^  lhat the Hellenic government declares  it will proceed to recall its troops from  Crete, adhere formally  to autonomy  for   Crete,   tuitl   accept,   unreservedly " ���������  the counsels which the powers give in  the interests of peace."     The reply, of- *'  the Greek government was as follows:,  '"The royal government, in taking the * "  note   and declaration  of the Russian'?'  representative, acting in the name eif  the ministers of the  powers, dec-lares -���������  it   will  proceed   to   recall   the royal-  troops from  Crete, adheres .formally ���������  to autonomy for Crete, and conlidejs ���������  the interests of Greece to the hands of'  the powers." '  '. SLUMP IN QUEBEC.    * -   ,i     *  Fifty-Five Liberals and 'Nineteen   Con-  ...      servatives.       .      - .-*"_... -. *-i._.  Montkeal, May 12.���������Disaster over--'.;  took tlie Quebec   Provincial' Government yesterday: the geiiei-al-relections-."  resulting in the return 'of  .~5 Liberals  and  10    Conservatives.     The    house '  stood   about   two   to   one   Conserva- .  tive'before the dissolution, and after  the last general election" it contained ' ���������  50 Conservatives to 23 Liberal,  then*.-'* "  being one-more seat now.    The con-  trust between the Flynn  Government^..  and  the   Merc-ier   administration,   oiy  which it was the successor,  had  been,  so grently. in favor, of   tlie Conserva--  t Ives thai, few  anticipated _ a revcrsaV  of the positions of the parties such' as  occurred, today.    Premier Flynn him-"-  self appears to have been defeated in  '  Gtispe   by   Charles   Marcil,   a  young" .  journalist of the "Star." -  -.       "    '  -10,000 lbs  .*"52,203  ������l 1,000  ���������1,1)11  :������)000  1,(152  SO.fXK")  .'  3.201  ���������10,000  1.4S3  ���������10,000  2,006  Only on the Map.  Liirdeau is no more. This means  the city, ind not the mining country.,  Three or four years ago there was  placed on the market anil largely advertised in Washington and on tbe  coast, the townsite of Lardeau, situated on tho Arm of Upper Arrow lake.  Behind it were a number of men of  wealth and influence. All government roads in the district were made  to lead to Lardeau. A holel was built  and furnished in an expense of $7,000,  a mining recorder's eifiice was located  there and every thing was done to  make it boom. But tbe boom never  came. The townsite peoplo held on  till they had to let go. The high  water of'04 rose to the top of the bar  in the hotel, and the proprietor  could'nt compete, and this spring tbe  hotel was put on rollers and moved  away to a .saw mill for a boarding  house. The recording office bus been  moved am! Laidc-tui is left iu its primitive condition.���������Xow Denver Ledge.  AN EXPORT DUTY ON.ORE.  Bicycles   as   Baggage���������Fatal   Accident  near Nelson.  New Yoiik,   .May   12.��������� The  Trunk  Line Association today decided tei ac- ���������  cept bicycles as personal baggage.  Ros.--i.anij,   May  12 R.  McCoy of,"  N.'in.'iinio, was killed yesterday by a  tree falling on him while working on  tlie old government road near Nelson.   ���������  The Libera! Club here is asking  llic-  govi'iniiii'iit, to exact an export duly  on ore to other countries than. Great  Britain.  Ottawa. May 12.���������A resolution  by  Davis to put agricultural implements  on thu free list was lost without a div- ���������  ision.  A bill is being  passeel enabling the  government to remove vessels dangerous to navigation  without consulting  the owners.   The bill is to  cover the"  San Pedro case in Victoria harbor.  THE NEW Y,ORK MARKET.  Today's Quotations in the   Metal  Market;  NEW York, May 10.���������Bar silver GO};  Lead, steady, brokers S3.125, exchange  83.274 (_ $3.32i: Copper, firm, brokers,  $ll@$lL12i, exchange*. SlO&ll.  Mr. W. Stewart, of the Kinbro-  Courier and Thamt'sford Record, who  is taking a trip through the province,,  paid us a fr.itet mil visit this  morning.  Mr. W. X. Shaw, of Xanaimo,  representing tliu Central Finance  Corporation of the City of Glasgow.,  who own the Cejluinhus'clnini "t Kossland. passed tlit'ibuch today on his way-  down to open the claim.  ]  HI  H  ��������� i  *'������������������!  ��������� l> Agents ���������'  Victoria Powder Oo.  c.  Agento :,  RAM LAL'S TEA  Wholesale and Retail General Merchants.  flEW 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.  flOLU in STOCK ....  Just  TINWARE  Miners and  arrived  three  and STAMPWARE,  Builders.  Cars of  HARDWARE,  one Car of  comprising everything needed by  ���������    C'i  Our Supply ot Builders' Hardware Is the Most Complete in the Country and our Prices Are Bight.  IN QUALITY Our Goods Aro tho Best That Can Be Procured���������IN PRICE! We Can Compote Witb Any.  _-  STORES:     REVeisSTOKe,    TROUT  IsAKG CITV,    F6RGUS0N.  <n  Revelstoke  Herald  JOHNSON & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  ..,,,.A Semi-*WeoklT Journal, published in the  "t'.-jjUerests of Revelstoke and tho surrounding  '' fslrict, WeaoesdayB and Saturdays, making  eiest connections with all trains.  Adrertlslng Rates:   Display ads, ~l.nO per  ealnmalneh.f2.00perinchwheninsertedont[tlo  .   pact.   legal ads..l2o per (nonpareil) lino for  ...  Urn Insertion; -80 for each additional insertion.  Reading notiees, 15c per line each issue. Birth,  'f -Marriage and Death notices, froo,  ' Bubeoriptiori. Rates:   By mall or carrier. 32.00  - par annum ; $1,25 for six months, striotly. In  ��������� dvance.  Our Job Department: The Hekalo Job  : Dapaitnent is one of the "best equipped  '  pi-iDt-tag offloes In West Kootenay, nnd is pre-  - pared to exeoute all kinds of printing in llrst  ..- class style at honest prices.   One price to all.  '', J~o Jo* 100 lafae���������none too Bm--.11���������fonts.   Mail  "? ttfefon promptly attended to.   Give us.a trial  ���������a yon'r next order.  To Correspondents: We invite corrcspond-  ���������aoe oa any aabjeot of intereBt to lhe general  Vablle, ana desire a reliable regular correspondent -In. every locality surrounding  Btrelstoke. In all cases tbe hona tide namo  ���������(.the writer must accompany manuscript, but  hat necessarily for publication.  - '-Udna all communications  -      -REVELSTOKE HERALD.  .',;'. Revelstoke. B. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  :  1   All   correspondence    must    be ibly  ���������' Written on one side of the paper only. -  ' 9. Correspondence containing personal  ���������'matter must be signed with tho proper,namo  ��������� of the writer. *  ��������� " 3. e'orrespondence with reference to any  :'tbI������S that has appeared tn another paper  '���������"totut first be offered for publication to that  "'-'paper before it oanappoar in Tim Hkkald.  WEDNESDAY,      MAY  12,  1S07.  THE KOOTENA Y R USH  The following article, clipped  from the Spokane Spokesman-  Tleview, is not without interest to  those who are anxious to .ioin the  Kootenay rush for the purpose of  'earning more   money  than  they  'can further east:  ������������������'The Kootenay has been termed  t"tHe=''p6or man's c6untT^',"1iiTd~tKe'"  term has not been misapplied.  Kot Since the placer mining days  .of early California, Idaho and  British, Columbia has fortune  been so free with her favours for  poor .men and men of moderate  means as within the past, two  years in the Kootenaj".  But this phase of mining in the  north requires some qualifications.  A~ a mle the poor men who have  fared well in there were familiar  "with mining life and the mining  industry. They were able aud  willing to take the hardships of  mountaineering in a wild district.  They were either raining men or  jnen trained to trades and callings  which go hand in hand with  mining.  Now the Kootenav'-*) enticing  reputation is drawing in there an  element of poor men for whom no  immediate opportunities aie presented.   From the north and the  ' south men of limited means arc  coming who can not  mine, who  .know nothing of prospecting, who  ��������� are not trained to camp life and  mountain climbing.  Tlie rnsh from Eastern Canada  ', Over the Canadian Pacific is even  , greater than the movement from  the    United    States    over     the  American lines ot railway.    The  ' Revelstoke    Mail    reports    that  ' "every train brings its quota to  the already overcrowded labour  market." It frequently happens  that the h tels of Revelstoke can  not provide lodgings for the  hundreds who arrive from the  east and lie there over night  beforn starting south into the  mining districts. Recently the  old smelter offices were opened for  the night to provide for the unhoused visitors, and the Govern  ment agent threw open the court  house to provide shelter for the  strangers. A reporter of the Mail  went among the immigrants aud  inquired concerning their means  aud usefulness in a mining camp.  He found that many of them were  possessed of only a fow dollars and  were relying upon work immediately upon their entrance into the  country. 'All these people, says  tho Mail, 'go south where the.pressure is greatest and where they  have been warned to. keep away  from. Ic will be a miracle, with  this rush continuing, if distress  does not follow. Eastern papers  will do well to caution the man  ���������vith small means from undertak-  igsuch a long journey with uor  v.ertainty ol' employment at the  end, as is the case with hundreds  of those now coming and intending to come to West Kootenay.'  "This warning is timely and  humane. All reports agree that  the country is overstocked with  wage earners. Its present needs  are men of means to develop  discovered properties, and trained  prospectors to search for new'min-  eral areas and additional ledges.  When tho active work begins of  constructing the Crow's .Nest Pass  railroad, employment will be provided for an army of workingmen,  but uuless the wage-earner has  money sufficient to carry him for  several mouths in the mountains  he would better remain where he  is until word is given out that  more men are wanted.  so I did. but I don't have to pay  now." How's that? Got a pass ?"  "No; a mash on the station agent."  The statement was true, 11s I afterward learned, and 1 could tell a  hundred other instances of the  company's losses through women.  It is difficult to imagine what "a  mash on the station agent" may  be, but it is safe to predict that  the manager will live to see the  time when he will wish tliat.be  had undergone an amputation of  the tongue in his youth.  HIS  EXCELLENCY   CHANG  waq-Holte  Wholesale dealeis in  A ��������� FOOLHARDY MANAGER  Passes   Through for London  to   Carry  China's Compliments to the Queen  On Thursday's train from the  cotist were four sleepers containing  the passengers from the last oriental  steamer. The most interesting party  on board consisted of His Excellency  Earl Chang, the Chinese Minister of  Foreign Affairs, and a colleague of the  famous Earl Li, who visited Calgary  ; last year, and his suite of secretaries,  boely guard, doctors, . cooks and  servants. A representative who was  on the train enjoyed a long chat with  tbe party, whicli included, the lion.  Mr. Oi Ting, Chief Director of Minos  in China, who displayed a keen desire  for information about mining laws  and systems in Canada.' '  Earl Chang's mission is to carry the  congratulations of the Emperor of  China to Queen Victoria on' the occasion of the .Jubilee celebrations in  London. Chang is an old chap with a  white moustache and a big dind.mo.t  His staff' consists of several secretaries  and " cither Chinese gentlemen  of note. Most        of        them  conversed in English lluently and wilh  almost perfect, accent. they are  taking over- several presents for the  Queen, including a large box of something whicli one of the servants  explained was "China sauce allee same  Worcester Sauce."  ^-The-infiux-cf���������the-female-to-posi--  tions usually filled by men is making itself felt in the United .Stat-",  but the manager of the Brooklyn  Elevated Railroad Company recently put himself outside the  social pale by announcing that no  more young women would be employed as ticket agents on his  lines, and assigning the preposterous reasoji that they flirted too  much. Anel then, instead of re-  pentently begging forgiveness. Ju*  had the hardihood to defend his  action, attempting to justify it by  assertions that will forever bar  him from the platform of every  Woman's Congress in this broad  land, lie said that he had been in  the railroad business for forty-two  years; that lie had had as many as  ten thousand men under him at  once, and that they never gave  him half as much trouble as the  seventy-four young women in the  ticket offices of the Elevated.  Warming up to his work, the reckless man asserted that most of the  feminine agents wanted to know  the reason of every order before  they obeyed it, and then he had  the incredible daring to say :  I have given the women a fair  trial and found them wanting.  They need watching all the time,  and we cannot afford to watch  them. And then they lie so terribly. Four or five of them caught  in the act of disobeying orcjers  have looked me full in the face  and sworn positively to their innocence. When confronted with  proofs they tell some story about  crippled mothers to support, and  weep. I overlook the offense anrl  they go and commit it ag.iin. I  am speaking lrom personal experience anel from reports I had personally verified. One day on one  of our trains I heard this conversation : "Hullo, Jim; I thought  you had sworn olf the L and decided to use the trolley ?"    " Wei!,  ���������OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS"  The following report of the "Lady of  the Snows"' incident in the House ot  Commons the other day is given by ah  eastern paper. "���������  ..Mi. Davin moved tbe adjournment  of tbe House in order- to call attention  to the unsuitable phrase by which Mr.  Rudyard Kipling has described Canada  in his latent poem. Mr. Davin- spoke  briefly in praise of the Canadian climate, anel said it should rather be  called a land of vineyards.  "Mr. Laurier��������� f do not know if Rtid-  yai-el Kiplintr's description of Canada  is lh" bo-t. thai, roriltl he ���������.���������elerteil. but  we are all accustomed (for we hayo  daily ovi elf next nf it in this Ilouse) to  poetical exaggeration. We know that  poets are very much given to liccnxe,  and    _   if'1        poe-ti insielc        the  Ifoii*-i> and etui of il, tin* <.riinr:t,iriir>s not,  hf> fe'ltciton-t in liu-rr* pltniM-s as they  might be.no eint' tjlijocts vi'ry seriously.  Hut I -shall object if ihe lici-nst-s taken  [ by poets are to iiiteif.-re with the business of the Hotiji,*. We have had too  many motions to adjourn anel nn in-  sutlicieiit grt/iind.-. We have gentlemen getting up to move the; adjournment and then sitting down without  doing so. I hope that henceforth we  shall have less poetry and more business.  "Mr. Fielding asked if it was a fact  that the* phrase "Onr Lady of the  Snows,'' originated with a very clis-  tinguished member of the Conservative party.  '���������.Mr. Quinn said the expression "Onr  Lady of the Slows" did not originate  in Canada at all. It was ejiiite true  that it was immortalized in verse by a  renowned Canadian statesman, the  Hon. Thos. li'Arcy McGee, whose-reputation, he was aure both as a poet  and a statesman, would endure. The  Conservative party were proud of birn,  and he would be pleased to see the  present     (government ������������������;��������� produce    his  eC|U2}_r=      " ���������-,.   .  "Sir Adolnhe. Cai'on saw no reason  why Canada sh on III cot ri plain of the  title of Kipling's poem, which ho  thoroughly appreciated.  A thousand Chicago -plumbers have  struck.  Bills to incorporate; the Yoiikoji and  Hudson's Bay Railway company and  the Trappist Monks, of Manitoba were  rdad a second time in the House of  Commons.  ,r\ies, Wiqes, Spirits and Cigars.  Agents for K. XV. Kara Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Golumbia.  IMPERIAL B/^NK  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     -   $1,963,600  Reserve     -   - * -,   -    1,156,800  D'reotors  II. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pies., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan.   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  D. K. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches.  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  Vincouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  -   Ontario  Essex   "      Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait Rat Portage       Welland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Slarie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Agents   in    Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for1 transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.        '-"  Agents in the United States���������Now  -York;���������Bank��������� of���������Montreal,���������Bank��������� of-  America; Chicago, First Nation;)!  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of SI and upwards received and  interest allowed. c  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts anel Letters of Credit���������Available at all points iu Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purch.ised.  A. R. B. HE ".RN.  Manasrer Rovolstoke Branch.  THE M0LS0NS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parlinmcnt, 1855  Paid uo Capital     -     $2,000,000  Rest Fuqd   -'   -    -     1,400,000  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  John II. R. Molson, President  - S. II. I"wing, Vice-President  W. Al. Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley    W.M.Macpherson  J. P. Cleghorii  F. Wolfcrstan Thomas, Oen. Manager  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  IJ. Loci* wood. Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable?  terms the accounts of individuals, firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.'.' '  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates'.  English anel American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES :  Aylmer, Ont.      ' Ottawa, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton. Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morr isbu rg, f-n t.  Norwich, Ont.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C  McGregor Mgr  wnv~ri",Ke KllaKCH  T. 8. Phepoe, HTana_er  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorcl, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto Junc'n,Ont  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock,Ont  Winnipeg, Man  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, anel is now  first-class in every respect. Good accommodation. Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  ColumbiaHouse  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  Best Accomodation. '  -*���������  St. Leon Hot Springs, on Upper Arrow  Lake, run in connection.  Rates $1.00 Per Day.    .-     Choice Wines,'Liquors and Cigars.  BROWN & CLARKE, Proprietors, Revelstoke.  When at  olden, b. c. .  , The gateway to the great     a  Eastl^ootenay '-<?���������  gold fields   JJMtiOO-TEHAY^HdUS^  .assures you every comfort, exquisite   '  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  " Headquarters for commercial aud  mining men,  - Free sample rooms.   .  Fort Steele SttiRo lenvos Koutenny  llouso    every  Tuesday.  Strictly First Class S.ADLER, Propr.  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  Free bus at all trains.  Comfortable  and   first-class   in  every respect.  Kates:   S1.00 and $1.50 a'day.  LAjXTZ to GIBBONS,  f20-tf Proprietors.  Any one Requiring  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W Fleming  Than you cair afford to  steal it and take the  chances of being caught  Dfay  -< f������w f������K Specialty  ������������������������������������������-* y Iibcu Pffiees  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist* Calgary  Mail OrderskPromptly Attended To.  fi2-tf  LlEE & ATKINSON  Builders and Dealers in  Carriages.   Buggies,   Buckboards,  Democrats,   lload   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage "Wagons,  Etc., Etc.  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand.  Write us for prices and particulars.  - We can liuilel you a rig to order  they can't be beat.  CHUOHI-JY, /-���������       flliBE-STfl.  L. JJ. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Builder.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  .   "t  Workmanship Guaranteed    -  | ���������       Terms Cash  CUMJARNS &.C0. ���������'������������������"  Tha   PIONEER   STORE,"  ���������always    keeps    in    stock -'  a full line} of ", ' -  Joiners' .Supplies  FJERG'"JSO-N"i li. C.  Sam Needham  Clothes  ��������� *. 'r  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Style at Xowcit Prices  Douglas Street -J Revelstoke  /  V  ( / u  eep Your  Eye   on  Great  Lardeau Townsite  is the richest mining district in British Columbia  Ferguson  is right in the heart of  Lardeau's richest mines  Promising Ferguson Claims  Cascade Group Pool  Group  Galena Prince Gr'p   Silver Chief Group  Great Home Group Big Five Group  Waggoner Group  American Group  Black Eagle,Group  Pilot Knob Group  Highland Group  Abbott Group  Glengarry Group  Blackburn Group  Holy Moses Group  Ped"Plume Group  Each group contains from 8 to IS claims  x^rxttzzxzsrsir.  CLEtfatkKiKi  Clow  HOUN    ,  3/IAH7 '     "  GA������Arr/ofiTtt������*w >���������  POOi.  dHU St*or >���������  it������l.CNt\  ��������� it /?**- am* *  - tZ.   WMtr������ ifi/Aft.*  * /J G*eve*#-������*     -.  - /j* Aooor  - IS Gt-AtH. P/t/r/cti;  * ty AlXXtCmtV //"���������  *��������� t& St*.vsi\ Staa. -  - *9 WtuD SvsnK  ������ Si Coup /</tvc  * ������3  fitiiCAiCAN fitZt  * tp &������/i G ull E* il sorer  - J*     J?������Jt    C-w/<T^"  * *.}    OLACH    uACt-&  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma  Great Northern  Hillside  ,  Sunshine  Black Prince  Silver, Queen  True Fissure  Towser  Silver Cup  All within a radius of 1 to 3 miles  Ferguson is the Terminus  at"   the    projected    Lardeau   Railway���������to   be   built   this   summer.  ,Vt the preseut ground floor.price the best real estate investment on  ' the mtu-Ket is FERGUSON lots.  of  C. E. SHAW  GENERAL AGENT  REVELSTOKE  A Corner Lot at $160 ca.or b$e4- So������Td  An Inside Lot at $110   ^Wd^1  WAR .'NEWS  TROUBLE     IS     EXPECTED     IN  SOUTH   AFRICA  NEWS OF ANOTHER. BATTLE  A Proclamation for English Subjects to  ���������   Remain   Neutral-A   Fire   in  Pans  Causes   the   Death   of   Nearly  So  Persons���������180  Were  Badly   Injured  London, May .".-In the House of  Commons yesterday Hon. Mr. Omzon,  "1\-U'liament-"UT"Secretary ol the roreigiv  "Offiee had communications conccrn-  iuc the situation in. the east, which  were passing between the powers. He  sail that he was tit liberty to say.that  the earnest desire ot all is to terminate  the war now being waged between  Greece and Turkey. It was obvious,  however, that the first essential act  should be that the belligerents"acce pt  the powers intervention.  A  despatch   from Arta says that, a  " force of 0.000 Greeks had been attacked  hv the Turks while marching on  Pentepigadia. The Untile is at present  in progress.  A royal proclamation was gazetted  this morning enioining upon all  British subjects to retain a strict  neutrality m the war between the  Turks anel Grcecians.  losb ok Mi-'K ������v i-*iitK.  Paris. Mav 5.���������Fifty" persons are  believed to have lost their lives yesterdav afternoon in a fire that destroyed  a temporary wooden structure in the  Rue Jean Goujon. in winch the animal  charitv bazaar of the Socicte des Fem-  mes de* France was being held, Unity  bodies, mostly all women, have been  recovered and it is feared that nilly 20  more  are in the ruins.   Over loOper-  . sons ai*.*. seriously injured, having been  crushed and trampled under foot in  the panic and mad rush to the exits  that followed tho outbreak, of the fire.  How many people perished can only  he partlv conjectured at the time ot  writing." Thirty half charred bodies  are laid out on the side walk awaiting  identification. An enormous crowd  has gathered at the scene ot the  disaster.  A t midnight the injured were known  to number tit least 180.  Mme. Florenz. wife of the Spanish  Consul, died at the hospital during the  night.  Manv Americans were _ among tlie  stall holders but it is impossible as yet  to  ascertain   the    names  of  all   the  victims. i   -���������*-���������.   i  The ("lobe apt-akin- of the Supreme  Court causes at Ottawa-says: "Ihe City  of Toronto was rather fortunate. B>  the dismissal of an appeal  of the Consumers' Gas Company  against the nnpinciiL of taxes on gas  Viiains at part of the plant the city  retains the right to.assess these mams  i-iihied at halt a million, and on which  ihe taxes will be at least $3,000 yearly.  TWO PRINCES FIGHT NOBLY  For Greece and Were Tendered "an  Ovation After the ' Fight���������Much  Rejoicing at Athens���������Oyer 10,000  Killed on Each Side���������More'Fightiug  London", May 0.���������The Athens correspondent of the'Daily Mail says: "Ten  thousand Turks attacked the Greek  position at Velastino. Tbe. firing  ceased at -l o'clock this afternoon and  it is evident that the Greeks met with  great success. Thet e has been a great  slaughter" at Pharsalos, where the  battle is stilt proceeding. The Crown  Prince ' Constantino telegraphs ns follows as to the engagement at Velastino:��������� 'With���������God's���������help-our side-has  conquered'.'.'  thousands killed.  The Athens correspondent of the  Standard under date of Wednesday,  May 5th, says: "There is great rejoicing over the receipt of an official  telegram fromaPharsalos which states  that i iio Turkish troops have been repulse d and that the Greeks now hold  their positions after a three hour's  fierce battle. The despntch says that  both Crown Prince Constantine and  Prince Nicholas fought courageously  in the front rank, risking their lives a  hundred times, and they had tin  ovation from the whole army when  thn fighting was over."  It is estimated that over 10,000 have  been killed in ctich of the armies.  RESERVES MAY BE CALLED  Austrian Ministers are expected every  moment.  THE GltEEKS OUTNUMBERED.  Athens, May, 7.���������The Greek army  whicli was engaged with the Turkish  forces about Pharsalos retreated last  night and has taken up a position  at Domoko, which is 10 miles to the  southwest.  The. retreat of the Greek armv is  explained by the statement that the  stall* of Prince Constantine held a  council with the Crown Prince last  evening and decided that in view of  the Turkish army having received  large reinforcements, which enabled  them to" greatly outnumber the  Greeks, the. success of the Grecian  lorces in battle was impossible and it  -was decided-to retire to-Domoko  Large   Shipment   of   Ammunition ��������� A  Rumour   About   British   Troops ���������  Retreat of the Greecian Army���������The  o   Powers Have Proposed for Mediation  London, May ".���������A despatch from  Capetown says that tbe army in're-  serves at Natal have been notified to  hold themselves in readiness for service. . It is believed that the Transvaal  authorities have given instructions  that the Natal border will be paradetl  and that any*suspicious movements  will be reported immediately. The  Transvaal government has* sent circulars into Cape Colony and the Orange  Free State asking the Afrikanders to  to assist the Transvaal.  One million rounds of Lee-Mitford  cartridges and an immense quantity of  shells will leave London lor South  Africa today.  It is rumoured in military circles  that there will lie 3~.0<X) British troops  in South Africa within a very few  months. ' ,  GREEK ARMY RETREATS.  London. "lay 7.���������A despatch received yesterday afternoon says that  the Greek aimy under Smolenitz has  retreated from Velastino.  A. I'ROI'OSAI, OI-* MEDIATION,  Athens, May 7.���������The announcement is made that the powers have  intot veiled and proposed mediation.  The     Ministers    of   Great   Britain.  France.   Russia  and   Italy have liecn  I instructed to propose mediation. Simi-  I lur  instructions  to the German and  The new position at that place is  strongly entrenched and commands  the whole of the plain in front of the  town, which is a good advantage.  SiFTON'S  IN GOOD HUMOUR  In Replying to the Remarks of Foster  and- Tupper on Superannuations���������  Stigma of Inefficiency to be Removed  ���������Civil Servants Raise 'Is All Right  Ottawa, May .".���������In the' Commons  today a bitter* attack was made on  Sifton's .changes in the* Intent)!'  department by Foster and Tupper.  The question arose as to what they  woultl do regarding increases ot salary  to clerks. Under the late government they had a raise of So0 per year.  The present administration explained  that this was not obligatory but only  permissive to pass these statutory  grants, They might have sent 100  clerks in the,civil service adrift but  the present means would be more  humane and serve the purpose jtist  as well. The deserving would not  suffer in the least, they would, receive  tlie usual encouragement.  Hon. Mr. Foster condemned the  superannuation of Hayter Re.d and  McGirr, of the Indian department, and  asked the Minister of the Interior what  he proposed doing when he rode out  all the men who knew their business ?  Mr. Sifton said the management of  Indian affairs and the Interior department was notorious, and it was his  intention to remove the stigma of  inefficiency. Sifton's defence was all  made in the best of humour.  STILL TARIFF AT   OTTAWA  The Government Will Endeavour to Get  a Move on���������Western Members Kick  Against the New Tariff���������Want the  Duty as Promised���������Arbitration?   No!  Ottawa. May 0.���������The government  gives notice tonight that it propose to  take, after this week, everyday except  Mondays for government business.  This shows it intends to make an  attempt to get down to business.  So far as the tariff is concerned no  progress is likely to be made this week.  Numerous changes are predicted as  a   result  of  pressure that   has been  and is being brought to bear. Deputations ot manufacturers - are having  their innings now, but there are  influences at work seeking to extort  further reductions. Chief among  these are Western members, who protest in the strongest wav against the  failure to carry out- the Liberal policy  as they were given to understand it.  The Government, however, figures  that the kickers will support it just as  completely if it fails to meet their  wishes as if it had done so.  ' AMERICAN SENATORS  Washington, May 5.���������The Arbitration Treaty was defeated in the  Senate this afternoon, 20 votes being  cast against it with pairs, showing  more opposition than was anticipated.  _The_f.nl I_v_ote..wasJ (>_to__.2;-i,___-A_caref til  canvass ot the Senate shewed that the  bill was in a bad pickle and the most  sanguine supporters were forced to  admit that-tho outlook was dubious.  Many hoped against hope and felt that  there was at least a fighting chance of  ratification. As the House vote drew  near its opponents asserted their  confidence and declared that they  would be able to poll enough votes.  TO NAVIGATE THE STRAITS  The Whaler Considered too Small for  the Work���������More Discussion on the  Dismissal of Officials���������C. P. R.  Changes���������Divided into Two Sections  Ottawa, May 7.���������There wasconsidor-  able discussion iu the House of Commons today over the whaler Diana the  vessel chosen for the Hudson's Bay  expedition. Foster said it was verv  very poor economy to choose so small  a vessol to navigate the straits.  The entire evening sitting was taken  up in a discussion regarding the dismissal of officials by the present Government. The ground was all gone  over again which has been already  fully set forth and the Government  reiterated their stand that no man  would be dismissed without reason and  after enquiry.  SHOOK UP THE DRY HONES  Toronto, May (>.���������The Globe's  Ottawa correspondent says/ in connection with the proposed reduction  of the Mounted Police: "The Oppo-*  sition continue to call for information  onevery possible item of Mr. Sifton's  office, chiefly because that gentleman  has seen fit to shake ui> his Department thoroughly."  C. P. R. CHANGES.  Montreal, May 7.���������The following  circular has been issued lrom the oflice  of Mr. Shaughnessy Vice President of  the Canadian Pacific Railway. The  office of Assistant General Manager is  abolished and Thos. Tait is appointed  manager of the Company's lini*s East  of Fort William, with "his office at  Montreal. Wm. Whyte is appointed  Manager of tho Company's lines West  of Fort William with his oflice at Winnipeg. This divides the roads into two  big sections. R. Marpole is appointed  General Superintendent of the Pacific  division under Whyte. and tbe name  of F. W. Jones, of Winnipeg is mentioned as General Superintendent of  the Western Division.  TIME CA.RD NO. I  To lako ell'ect on Wednesday, November 25  1S9j.   Truins run on t _ciflo Standard Time  GOING WEST  S:00 a m Leave..  ":l'6a)n      *'    ..  --'''fitim      "   ..  il'jlaiii ' ..  lU.OSam " ..  10:18 am " ..  10:30 a in " .,  10:38a m ' " .,  10:a'Ju m Arrive.  DAILY  . ,.Kaslo   .Suuth Fork.,  . .Sproulc's ...  .Whltewator.  . Hoar Lake ..  ..McGiiiirnn..  ... Eailey'B...  .. Junction .,  ....Sandon....  GOING EAST  jVrrive 3:30 p in  " 3:15 pm  " 2:15 p m  . " 2:00 pm  . '" .1:18 pm  . " 1.33 pm  . " 1:21 p m  . " "1:12 pm  . Leavcl:C0 p m  For rates find  information  applv   at   tlie  Company's oiliccs.  K. W. BRYAN,  ROBT. IRVING. Supt. and Asst. Treaa.  Trafflo Manager,' KohIo  OR. ALLEN'S  Hoof Remedy  For   use  in   cases   where  disease   eats   olT the horn '  ol' the hoot'"'  Also  a Neyer Failing Remedy  For fungus growth of flesh  in any shape whatever, or   ,  old   ntancUng   sores   that  other remedies have Railed  to cure.  Try It and Save Your Horse,  Here is a never failing remedy.  For sale by  W, A. ALLEN  Veterinary Surgeon       Calgary  F. McCarty  Wholesale and Retail  Butcher  Dealer In:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station    -   -   B. C.  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies������������������  KAY, timotbv and prairie: OAT8,  CHOP, BRAN, SHORTS. FLOUR,  POTjVTOK.-'. EGGS. BUTTER,  FISH, HAMS, BACON, Etc,,  FROM |(ELLY BROTHERS  Reco Streot SANDON  GUY BJ1RBER  .Practical  Watchmaker3  ( dtiadiah  \   Pacific %  SO * 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,for St. Paul; for Toronto  every Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday.  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan andEmpress 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. It. agent, or to  BRADSHAW & BROWN*,  Agents, Revelstoke.  H. M. MacGREGOR. Travelling Passenger  Ait-nut,  Nelson. B. C. .  GEO. McL. BROWN.- District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH - Revelstoke.  Preaching services at 11 a.m. and T*3D  p.m. cjlacs meeting at the close ot the  morning service. - Sabbath School and Bible  Class fit 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meettnr  every Wednesday evening at 7 ~0 p.m. The  public are cordially invited.   Scats tree.  ItEV. J. A. WOOD. Pa-tor.  f-HURCH OF ENGLAND ��������� Bevelatoke.  v^ Services: Dally, evening prayer i. M.  i with address. Sundays: Holy Communion  8 o,m.. morning prayer 11. evening prayer T:S0.  lirst Sunday In month Holy Communion at  morning services.  :   FRANK T. FORD, Vicar.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH-Reyetotoke.  ���������������-    Service every  Sunday evening   at T"~0  p.m.    Blbe  Cliss at   2:30   p.m.,  to which  all aro welcome*.   M. GEDDE3. B. A- Missionary.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH���������Rerel-  -"-v   stoke.    Mass  fourth   Sunday U month  at 10-30 a.m.   REV. FATHER PEYTAVIK.  PROFESSIONAL  C. P. R. WjVtch Inspector  and Repairer  \XT   B. McKECHNIE.  v ������ ��������� (ir. I).. M. D. c. v.)  Physician and Surgeoa.  Office:   Near tho Union Hotel.  Calls by telephone or teleoraph  promptly  attended to.   Office hoars:   B~0to ll������.tn.,_3B  tn 1 and 7 to 8 p.m.  Reveistoke      -     -      British Colcwha.  C.Ifl.ttOODWOSTH  M. A.. LL,.- B.  i   Notary, Conveyancer, Eta. I!  Mines and Real Estate.  Slocan City     -     ������     f bitiib CotfaEi*. Dealers ii) Kolleil 0,-itn. Oatmeal  and   all   kinds of   Grain",  Feed, etc., to write the  "grackraan & Ker Milling Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta.  IJI1AI.ITY  llinilT���������PlUCKS liuiirr  Agent:  A. B. Gray, Nelson.  LOCAL  AND JGEHERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke.  The lli-iKAi.n for Job Printing.  * 11. N. ejotir.sii'r i.s agent for I he  J li'int'/.tniin Piano.  Rev. F. Yolland l-elin-nod from the  coast on Monday morning.  t llainmeicks! Hammocks! Hammocks at v. li. Hume & Go's.  Air. J. AI. Kellie. AI. P. P., returned  from Victoria this morning.  _!: Those little suits tit Coursier's arc*  the right thing for boys.  Air. F. IJ. Wells left on Sunday  morning on a visit to the old country.  * 11. Howson to Go. have some fine  kitchen tables at a bargain. 3  The Waterworks Go. put in nn inch  main along Third street yesterday.  The river bunk took a, big drop last  night, opposite the public school.  ������+ Fresh consignment of Brussels  carpets of lhe newest ilesigns ttt C. 11.  Hiiine e*c Go's.  Advertising may brine custom���������but  only square, honest dealing will hold  Iraele.  Don't burn up the baby in a blazing  sun. Coursier's nesv sun hats are cool,  pretty and cheap.  * There is a nice line of sideboards  on display at the. showroom of It.  Howson to Go.  They are selling cheap.  A second stun of $2,000 tor the removal of rocks in the Columbia i iver  aliove llevelstoke iu in tbe estimates  for !S07-'nS.  t If yon ttie not posted on the newest, things in dress goods and trimmings, look tit Guiirsiur's lafe.it stock.  Air. J. F. Hume, Al.I'.P. for file  south riding, wont through on JI on-  day. He thinks the government i.s  simply demented.  Enquiry for real estate* continues  active, though a slight lull is noticeable from last. week, 'there is a good  demand for Trout Lake City lots.  * It. Howson &��������� Go. have a choice  line of cheap bedroom i-uts. Get one  before.tliey are sold out.  Air. R. Jlarpnle*, general superintendent of the Pacific division, i.s  iii town today. Mr. Alnrpole's  appointment is ti-thorougbly popular  one with everybody.  Three carloads of lumber from tho  Kootenay Lumber Co.'s mills at Gom.-i-  plix emtio in on Alunday. and Air. K.  Tapping, tlie local agent, informs the  Hl'KALl) tbat it has about all been  disposed of.  Alessrs. IU'ighley and'Frisby made a  final break for .leirelan Pass on Alunday. They are going to develope the  Wild Goos-e for all she is worth this  season, anel everyone wishes them the  best of luck.  * Hot weather is coming and the  ladv who want!-, to be neat and cool  will provide herself with one of those.  gi-ass_or luster skirts.whic-h  are   bein  A partv live busy putting in a switch  tit, G. U. Hume's warehouse.  * Call on H.llowstiii ifc Go. anel sec I ho  display uf fiirniliiri1 jiint nrrivi-il.    .It  I The styles of ilrcsi-miikiiig turned  out nt (jiiur."<ii'i''s art'im varied as the  goiittt, tiiul triiiiiuingi.  A daily nci'vice between Arrowhead  tuitl Trail will lie tittii-te-el as soon as  the S.S. Kiiutt'ii.iy get* her  furniture.  Air. W. IJ. Pool's building is Hearing rniiiplc'lioii, nnil AIi-sM'h. G. 1>.  Ilium-tV Co. will open up in if next  Monthly,  I' Could not help running out of some  siv.es iu that aluminum fanned pros-  H-i'tor's botil.ljliiil, mure stock will soon  nee-tor s html,Until, t  no in ut Goiii-sii-i-'.s.  Air. P. Gi'iK-'ile intends to put in an  f-li'i-fi-ic. plant, In light his saw mill tit,  Nakusp. anil al, the. .itiini: time fiu-nisl;  lights to the lown.  Alessrs. Kllis & Grogan have been appointed agent*" for the- sale of lots in  Ti-ouL Lake City tit, Calgary anel Air.  H. G. .Matthews' at, Ale-Lcod, Alberta.  J Cliiiiawari*. Crockery anil Fancy  Lumps just arrived al, C. \1. Hume &  Go's. Gall and inspect this block for  yourself.  Dr. Alaclean has performed the  operation of skin grafting on Nelson  Anderson twice a weitk for the last,  while past, with the most sati.'faclory  results.  The G. P. ]?. aro repairing the  Columbia river bank from the bridge  to Allen's brewery, anel aie putting in  what appears to be a gooel solid work.  Air. .lolin Sanderson intends to return to the Last, Chance mine in a few  days to pump tlie water out of llie  mine.  Air. John Hutchison came in from  Vernon Ibis morning lo makuMi-rangi*-  me.nts to put up Ihe store which lie  intends to build next tho old smelter  oflice.  Alerchants anel business men requiring neatly printed letter heads, bill  heads, envelopes, elc.. should call on  tho 1-lisuAi.D foi prices. Our stock is  of lhe best.  Sir. T. L. Haig and [Air. Morris, of  Coursier's istore, while rilling up town  on their wheels, came into collision  this morning, with file result of a  nasty cut on Air. Haig's face.  Alessrs. G. IJ. Hume & Co.'s store in  Ferguson is open now under Air. Fred..  F.illi.i and in full swing. Tbe S. S.  Jlnrioii took down a full cargo of  stores for this firm anel II. N. Coursier  this morning.  Arrangements tire being made to  taken parly of men and supplies to  Ferguson to run a 1UQ. foot tunnel em  the Nettie 11,., one of the most promising claims on the. Pool group.* near  that place.  Ah-. A. I'.. Kinc-aide. secretary of the  Grout Wi'Slern Aline, Lid., will leave  this week with a party of men for the  mint'. They will put "up buildings and  in   on   the   development uf thu  Jlr. Jos. Kirkpiitric-k has rt-lui-ned  fi-'ini a throe weeks' prospecting I rip  to Carnes Creek, where, he li.-i'itfeil  three claims- in company with J.  Hamilton.  The lii-in Hint, i.s always on the wafeli  for new wnyi of pleasing and ai-cviii-  moil.'ifiiig cintomt'i'.i, and thai pci-siit-  I'lilly advertises each new I't-al lire of  this'kind, is pretty sure to bu .successful.  :f Air. ('has. Ainan wishes lo an-  iinunia; lo the public that his si ore i.s  now open again,and tbat hisi-tisltuiiei.*  will llml full lint's of Japaui-st! nnil  .Paiiev Goods, l-jiiglisli aud native  tobaccos, ,1'ofl, ill-inks, books, magazines  and stationery, elc.  In view of the rapid crumbling away  of llie: bank opposite lhe schoolhouse  and the danger l.b-if communication  should he cut till' by llu- di-Mfructloii of  that poition of 'third street. Air.  Graham has put a party _ of men on  clearing the cross street just, west of  Ihe Methodist church up to Second  Street, which will have to be the road  before very long.  .14 mi .<t������jMiii3-MJ&^  rrmurM trr)  <% ni u-fj W ni ry,tfi MMol vrni HTtnCfZ       "^tjl   "Trf*- "f*i   '"j""?*  Wanted  An intelligent buy, to deliver milk  make liim-i-jit (jcncnilly useful  to milk.   Apply ut litis oITlco.  uitl to  inual lie able  12mytf  TUITION  Miss Lesa Jlarlin will givo Piano or  Organ lusfriictioii at pupil's residence.  Private Lessons iu German, Shorthand, and Calisthenics. Typewriting  done by file hour. Apply at the  Kindergarten ' from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,  slinyll'  FOR SALE  ONE  CAR  TO  ARRIVE  14th   MAY  Saddle,    Pack,    Driving,  Team Horses  .and  For Bargains apply to....  J. McCALLUM,  lSniytf Itevelstoke Station,  B.C.  si a if  mine.  Air.  Pol ic  opened up today at Coursier's  Two of the gold commissioner's  hoarders objected to wear the leg burs  provided for their safe keeping on the  score of unconstitutionality, and .have  been sent to Kamloops to test the  value of their contention.  Jlr. Chas. Alacmilltin. manager of  the Calgary brewery, arrived from the  south on 'Monday."after a verv satisfactory trip. He took in the Lai-dcau  country for the first time, and thinks  it is a world beater.  Air. T. Tompkins has Ihe contract to  put. up tin- warehouse which the- H. ('.  Stiirar   Retinitis   Co.   intend   to build , .  bete. The building is to be 50 feel Ion* |"Q'.",(;" s  birthday  with proper offices, nnil will be erected i wiu.be govern  near the new freight shed.  Mr.T, Edwards returned on Monday  from a two months' vi<it to the coast.  lie reports great, in teres t in mining by  all clasn's of pcoplf on the coast,,-mil  predicts a large influx into thi������ part  of the country. Air. Kelwartls leaves,  next week on a prospecting trip into  the Hig Benel.  Mr. Atkins, of the Fionc-b Greek Co..  has ni'idc arrangements for the S. S.  lllecillewaet to come up anel make a.  trip to the Bend at tne end of tbe  week. If il is thought advisable she  will stop at the: bead "of the canyon on  her return, and make that her starting  point for future trips. Capt. Troup  will navigate her himself.  The new C. P. TL hotel is being  inched through as fast as lumber can  be got for the builders. Air. Tompkins,  the contractor, went down to Vancouver yesterday to hurry more lumber lip. "The building is already taking  shape, iinel promises to be ,i very  hanelsome structure, which will look  most attractive when the knoll which  it covers is nice.lv teriat-ed and laid  out. as it is 1he int������-nl ion to do. Then-  will be forly bedrooms in Mi" hotel,  besides other rooms, and every modern comfort in the way of lavatories  and bath rooms.  The S.S. Marion, Capt. Rob.-ilson.  came up to to the upper wharf yesterday afternoon, making tin* trip without difficult".' from Arrowhead in II  hours. Air. Hills i.s purser and btiiiiiess  manager. She makes the run from  here to -Thomson's Landing in five-  hours. Tf business warrants she will  make the run twice a week, leaving  here; Tuesdays and Fridays, anti arriving Mondays ami Thur.-il.-iys. Ft eight  shipped for the Liirdeau by her will  .avoid one handling altogether, and  escape the difficulties of tiiin-bipiiient  ,..at Arrowhead.  lfnrrv Horchtner. son of the.  ! C-oiiiiiiisgioni-r. who has been  pra'rtining law at Orel nn. left hero on  H'ednesilay for llritisli Columbia, in-  lenilinif to finally locate at Itevelstoke.���������licgina Leader.  Air. AV. Fleming has hoiitrht ntiL the  livery stable of Frank Hamilton at  Calgary, buggies, baines.-. horses, etc.,  anel will start up a business iu the  livery hiie here in good shape. He  received three teams of tin" heavy  elrausiht* hor-es from Wetaskiwin in  lhe Edmonton country last week.  Tbe British Yukon Chartered  Company is applying for power lo  h.irgain with the government for a  royalty on ���������'precious metals mined in  Ihe Yukon territory in Canada." thai  rather extensive privilege to li._- a reward for furnishing "postal and police  scrvic-t!.-  them.''  grant.-  iiwl   r-ilier-v-e______e_t__s___p r ativ of  Notice  r Notice is hereby riven tint), sixty days after  dnie, we intend io nrply to tbe Clu 1' t utiiinis-  stoncrof LiukI-i ami W.n-ky for pei'tiiis-ion in  purchase tho foi liming tleseiined luncl,sill.ntitl  in r.t-o Itev-t'lstoke division, ICoot?niiy district  ut. Five Alile on-< k, about 6 miles from Ctu-rnis  creek, and about 7 tulles frum _MticI_.ilO'jb's  honic.tciid:  i;oiniiiciicing ut a port 20" yards on the west  -idc i f tlie creek, on tne coiumbia river, tuitl  ninrketl ' I'. It. I'l-rei-aOn anti ,1. 11. While's  ,S.\V. corner po������l." and iiitiiiini; norlli JO  chains, tli-nce e.ist SO chains, ilicno smith to  the Columbia river. I!) chains, thence up  tlie Column a ii\crto place ot coitiiiic-'CL-inonl,  SO chi-ius, cuiituiiiinx 3-'0 acr������-s moie or lesa  .Uny 7, 1S!)7.  Ii. Petkhson*.  H. WlIITK.  I2my0 w  NOTICE i* hereby (,' ven that CO days from  ilar.- I, >*. S. llai-Giird. intend to njinly to the  i.litet! Cuininifciont-r of Jj-tntl^ anil Works lor  pormi-sion lo tui'.ehae 1GQ acres uf Kt.tl:-  UonimcnuinK f.-.itn a pnbt situated about 11  miles north of J-Vrunfcon I-'oi-ks. on the e- M,  bunk of tlio Norrh Folk ot 'Lirdcau Kiver;  tliencertititiini.'".vc-t 40 chains; thei.ee north In  chat, s: the .ce i a-t lo chains: thcncc'sLUih 10  ch-tind tc puini ot cotiiniutic- in--ni.  F. S BARNARD.-  Datrd 20th March. 1S37.  JlOTlCE i" h-rchy pU-.-n that CO days from  ,i "ate I N. P. sn^wdea act.tnt: as a^-c-nt for  A. F. McPhi.lIys, int.-nn niakinjc anpltcation to  tne Mo-*, the Chief Commit- oner of I. inels 'inti  Works for pcwi-*-tcm to pii-*cha������e on--, lnuitlrod  and i-txry t'-crci of' mi it. Trent Lake Mininpr  Divisicnof Wiiv ICouienay District, O.c cribctl  It is not innlvin"-   rm- m   l-,ri������l"T*a  I0'"O>V3T���������ComriYcTtcin^-al���������o-j.uSt���������tntil keQ-  It is not appmn-,   rot  a l.inci   ..rnitinl p-n a." mn..iod at the   norT,h-������est,  Toronto Globe ~  - ...  Owing to the hc-ivy  rain  on  Satnr-  corntrof D. ?*crj;ti on's pre emptittn of ihree  hnndrtri and iwentv i-.t-r^s: tni-nce west forty  cb-tin-*: tht-nc ��������� i-omli forty chain*: thence can,  S. P. SNOWDEN.  -i_:.-nl, ror A   ]  Trout I.*ke. 25ih March, I):U7  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  TOWSEK MINERAL CLAIAl.  f-'iti'.iit^'n the Trout I_Jike Minintr   Dh-Jsion of  W.-t^t Ko*t|.-:i>i>-iJnti-lct.   -Loc-itfii northerly  ext*'n*.iori of fcu.ri_.hino t-lalrr.  on Silver CJup  Mountain.  TAKK ���������"���������OTIOE that I. P. .������. Tt������-narr!. ajjent.  I    to*- .lonn Knowicj. fr,;^ iinn'.r'^ . c-tttlcato  _>'o. *-)-tI.",l, ini. ml, Ot tl ,t    from the dat_- hnrt-of,  to applv to the v-.riinif il^c-i d...r  for a certill-  c.it.: of i;iii)iovrrii.;ntr( f,,r the purr ._���������-.- of oh  tHitilf _< a Crown ^::ant ot the n'-ovi- '-l..itn.  Anti ftirtl'.pt thk-- iitt-ce that a-.tlnn. under  p-fion  Ii".   mttsi h- I'oni-rii.'i.cc.l   t..-foro.  the  i^������tii.-.nt*e of rtt'..-li ct-i-tttici't. of iO'proviMiienti.  l>:itc-il thw -.l-iti day of Matcb, I*it7.  F.  S.   JSAH.VAltH.  el.iv evening it w.us   impossible   to   get I forty chain"; thenco norrh forty chains lo point  op a meetirtg   lo  discu-s   the celebra- j of comiuenceme -.-  tion of the. Diamond Jubilee a.- .iiivcr-j  tised.    Tbe  meeting   will    be  held   on .  Thursday eve-ning ,lt 7:/i0o'clock in the j  public school, and everybody is' urgently retjiiested to make  a   point   of   attending.  The I'idies who an* inlt-re-stetl in tbe  kindergarten art* prepuirig an excellent programme for a e onc-rt wiiirh  the-y ml end to give for the b.-n"fit"ol'  that institution cm l !ik ctAviiiiig wl' the  .May ilth. A" tea  before t lit: cone-ci f, and  the band will be in attenii.itiee. Further p.U'tirulai'i will be given l.tler.  Air. Chapman, manager of A.  Al.ie-dnnald's ivliolesale war-ehouse, is  putting up ahanel-'ome resiilerici* on  lhe Alat-a. townsite. Rev. F. Yolland's  ne-v hoiiii! ii rapidly taking shape-  oppe^site the brewery, while rr-^ieli-uc-es  for Alessrs. .Mt-Gregeir, JlcCirthy. tind  Robin.-on are all going tip I ootid  tli.-re Mr. F\ Leake will also put. up  an oflice there near Air. Yolland's  house. Air. \V. A. Nettle's new villa  near the hospital will be another attractive residence on the hill.  Mr. .1. J. Young of the* Calgary Herald, went en-t on Thmsday cm his return from Feiguson. He reports that  everything points to ti great future for  Ferguson, ns if is the e-enler of tin-  richest part ol West Kotit.-nay. Air.  Young has got his foot into some :if  the best things in West Kootenay,  among others" the* Great, Western  mines for which the Horne-Payne' syndicate olfer of $"0.000has been refined.  Air. Young did a little business with  one of the officials of the Chines.: I-_n-  vov, who was on the s.ime ti .iin cast.  If<- -old him a block of .7I.IX.-0 shares of  -Lock in tin* Gieat Wesle-rn Alines.  Ltd.���������Goleh-n Era.  The-World Man on the* Wing says:  A great in.my mining tte.ils have been  put Il,rough* on Cariboo (,'t e������-k Ibis  sjiring, it very 'important deal tin a  gioup having been closeel with A. SI.  G. Hanier-ley. of Vancouvei': but it  seems to be the evident intention lo  have-all mining deals kejifc socrc-t by  operators until they have got all they  want.. Th"i" are yet many good pros-  perls lo In-hail, mid lhe coming Ilitt'e  mouths i.s the time in which to gel  tbein, anil without, doubt Caiiboo  Creek is on tlie verge of  a   mining ex-  cite-iiient,   .-ind   the ..surrounding hills j nwht in mi'.'tioii. and I hereby fi[ii>ln-.izu lo  will be full of prospectors this coming   XI''- Hotlon for haviiiK falsely dcciisul lilm.  summer. "    -\ ���������       ��������� imyli. Jotix Swhunev,  SUNSIirXE MINERAL CI.AfJI.  ���������Sittnte in the Trottr Luke "fininx Division of  **������. est KootJ-ridj Dii-ricr. I^u-rft*;ti northerly  exi.-i.?ion of t-.e Silver Cup tti:icr.tl Cl.������irn.  TAKK NOTICE tiiii'. I, I-". *������. Ht-iTiar.I. asent  i for It. ������.--<u^/.'i, fr-c rp.-i.-r'- c-rti,*IcfL*e  N'o. .%.-&ir������. inlet!.1. -.txty di>- fruit, tne d^te  hereof. t,��������� arply to rr.-; Minii.p; Recorder for a.  cct.ifle.ite of improvprn..,-it-.. for the iJtiLr-ose of  obrai-inst a. Oti-.vr. irr^nc of th*.- fti,v>.-..-, .tint.  And further liike notir-i; tha' ac-.i.,n. untie*  pection :S7   roust   hi-   c';:nrtien<^:d   l,-;for'i   lhe  I^������tt-j.i re of ^tt.-h fertiflcate of iuio'-ovi.mr.nis.  Dated this*_2Kh day of .Mir'h, i>rir.  F. S. Fl*.t_.s-A.in.  I 11 a   II' ���������  .sd&ZS&EtTan+Unnr-m  , VCbbS  Agent for tlie Bllclceiisdtsrfer  Typewriter  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Deaier 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  El  G0  REVELSTOKE STATION  ')  TIMOTHY by carload, ton or,bale.  PRAIRIE offered today at very lo^y prices to make room.  MANITOBA   POTATOES���������;Carload just arrived.  ICGrGrS���������A- I'W'S0' consignment.  l&hat  **~H "{"icr1-TIT" i*-7   i-S  Befor������ hitting the Kills  Get your Medicine Ohest refitted at  Parcels Delivered  We Never Sleep  REVELSTOKE- STATION  nMLAXJBiMszfas&i*  FOR SA.LE���������situate between llie Methodist Chinch, and the brow of-the lull,  near the old town.     For prices and particulars apply to  . dyTHWi'l^iiiimMxiJ!  -T. L. HAIG, Sole Agent;  r:oLf������;rAL mixp:r,\l cl.wx.  Sih'ftto in the Trout UoX-m Mining  l> \ Hinn f*i  V\*t-,r   ICod'^nay   l������ls'nct.     !_,������������������',������*������������������<������   .ih.mt. ���������������  miles fr:������:ii Ti'itiit J^kc find hoir.^ ;l =f,uih(rr_ly  fexfcnsiua of lhe .l.phd Alinoral Ul^ini.  TAKK XOTJCK th������t r. V. S.   Harharri    Man-  I    JicciriK nir^^-t'ir * f tho rjllooct. Kp.i.it Illvcr  nnrl 0nnl>'Ui riold J-'if;!''-; r^ini'f *, frco  rnincr'n  f'crtincfii*!   N'o. HK)M, In enri. "ixry   tiny-* fr'-m  r.r.e d;itc hereof to apply r, j xhn Mi* [ni; l;������ror-  rirrforrt   CfrtUicato of impro' en < ni i, fttr the  purpTic* of obttiimni_f h (-r-iwn   j-ti.'i-it  of  tlio  jiiwvc clfiim.  And   JiiMJior tiko notiec tliiit fifiion. iimlcr  section   ."7-w [jiiust he  conmio^i'* d   hi fort*   the  i~)-*tu������iii( r nf uochcorti.lfut*- of iinprn-, (iinMit>'.  Duted, this iciiLli day of M/itIi l-*.������7.  F. S.   ISA iiswhu,  Notice  t. John  Swcney, wish Tf������ ������latc th.it, 1 jiv'hk  ncciixsri A. U. Zf������*nton. of Trull. K i; , -if being  tin; party who rohhed   mo on  Tur-da"   ni^ht,  ������ liiivd ������*liir-(;   fo'tnd   out. that   Mr. hrnton wua  I rorrninly  not   tho   guilty T������Jiri\,  _-iiiii> \>o Ijhk  ' hci.jn  nlilti tt������,.h������-'0������!kt 'for-every  )io:ir ������������f th-:  G. E. SHAW,  NOTARY PUBLIC,  REAL,   ESTATE  AGENT.  Desirtiblo Resiliences! for Sale or to Let.  Oonvoyancinp. in all its hranehes.  Kire 1 nsuianco.  MITCHELL   &   CO,  INSURANCE  AND  COMMISSION   AGENTS,  MINING   BROKERS,  CALGARY, ALTA.  HOTEL LICENSE.  i  Xoli'-c- is he't-chy ^ive'ii   llml, HO  il.-iys  .-lftt'i-   el.ilu. I   ititt'iitl   In !i))ply   fi))-'' ti  liennsi'   to  retail   li'juor  in the I.-.iin te  fIol<*l, Jjtiurif. U. C.  G. A. I'liDiJim,  *  Apl.11. \mi.       l\w    m  Sa"  I'm  ffl  m&  5^i  |g"       From Brantford, the Home of Good Manufactures  M THE ONL2Y-  B CANADIAN B1GYGLE  m  m  m  m  m  m  "??  m  m  m  m  K.-"j<  'I'lnit receivetl tin award at the Worl'i's Cc-ltiin-  hitiii l-*X|i0f-itiun for iioints of gcnci-iil excellence  was tho Brantford Rod Bird, the stroiiKcst,'  pf.e-crlio--t tuitl most beauliftil bicycle solil in tho  Dominion lo-lay.  BRANCHES:  Toronto,  Montreal.  St. John,  Winnipeg,  Sydney,Aus-  tralia.  THE WISDOM OF THIS AWARD  - Is vermeil by tha fact thut four out of live of tho  Class B championships for '93, anti four out of  flvu of tho , professional chajipionBhipB for '96  were won ou a Red Bird NotwItliBtamlinK  what Ihe ilelers of othor whcuU may elo, the  fact r<.iiii'.iii3 lhat when nnylhinn; worth winning  is won, the trick is generally clone on the fast  and beautiful Red Bird.  THE GOOLD  BICYCLE CO., Ltd.,  Those famous Wheels are eold "by tho BRANTFORD.  C0WAN-HOL.TEN-D0WNS   CO.  ?Vt  El>ire:.'rii>N OKt'itjK,  Vlciorla, ith MliJ*. 1SII7.  NOTtC'A It hcrohy yiv.-n th-.I lhe ainiitnl  e-Yiimliir.tlon of cantlitlatitH for t-erlillcut*'S  of r|ii:-Iiflrii!ii,n to ttnt-h in the Piihli-i Schools  c.f the I're.v i".*.t will In* helrl rt-t foltn^ ^. coni-  rnt-m-iriK on l-'ritlny, .Inly lint], lbII7, nt S.I'm.ttt :  Victoria   Tn iouMi Purls St-l.o ���������! H-iililio),'  Vttnconver ...  In IliKh Hc-linol fliiilrlii.t.;  Kariiln'.j's  In Pii'.lie Hr hotil IlttililiiiK  Ka?h apnll'-.inr n.n-.t, fn-wnrrl ti notice, thirty  tl^yah f re tin-i-*:i.tr.ict''i(.n. f-ttillnif the clas-i  atirt t;--ail.; c.f ccrtltlca'n fttr *-\ hic.i It ��������� w ill he a  ."tin-titla e, the optionitl Mil.ji-i-r. fii-l.M--.:tl. untl  ,*r -.-.hltlt ot tho above natnctl pttice-t he will  nil-ml.  l-'.vnry notit-e* of iit������*trit*i to In nn app icnnt  nui't, I... 'irroniii-inn'il with satisf.iclorj ic.-tii-  miirii.il of itioral t-h iraclt-r.  ei.irKliilat.���������< tire i.tnltic'l that all ol the ahovc  rt'ftitii'ein nt-s mutt be fttlrilTetl before their  applit-til ior>_������ can be fllcil.  All rniiillilntcs for First (~In-.3, flratle A.  Cerrlftcates. inc'imlinx Krartnates must attend  in Viil.iriatti Itilcc the Htih.ipcl.s prt-=t-ribuil for  .Inly 12 li ami Will instants, and 10 umlergo  retruired oral exHininationt..  S. i). l'oi'i..  W. A. NETTLE,  Carpenter and Contractor  Plans and Estimates l'rcparcd.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  B.C.  Smylt  tjttperiiitcu'lcn.; of Etluuatiott.  IS  To Suit   Our  Customers.  Ariel jinlgiu.r Iiy Uil* incrc-ise in  run- liusint-Vs, wt.'iii't-' sncce'e'tlin.-" in  stiitinp. Ilie*m. jirobalily bettur tli.'in  uiiCiclu- tiiilm-*- wt_ l-L-aef about.  We li.-ivu tlie ltirccst stoek in the  teiwn lei i-elect from. The? very ljitest  in stiitinj;;-:-.  .Stitisfiiction gimriinteecl.  Wilson, Tailor,  Opp. V. V. K. wilti*r tank.  EVERYBODY READS THE HERALD  W. G. BIRNEY,  PAINTER  sia-nsrs.  Paper Hanging a Specialty  Address: Care of Union Hotel, Rcvclstoko, B.C.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  BLACKSfllTHINQ and  JOBBING,  PLUnBINQ and PIPE-FITTING,  TINSH1TH1NG and SHEET IRON  WORK,  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a  Specialty.  Rcbt. Gordon,   -   Revelstoke Sta.  1  ('ti  n  ���������1  ti

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