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Array $-"lrVu,a  t    L  if -���������  L '   '   ' t (  VEL  Published in Interests of Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake, Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan Pass and Slocan Districts.  /  -ISSTTE3D ���������^���������WTc:tt-j������--vr&ttJ^~,wttJD2sr-������is-r>j!jx:a ��������� a.it3dv ��������� sa-Tttje^id^^s  Vol. I.    No. 32.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  by Letter  T'HB "rat thing wise peoplo think ot  r - when ordering goods by mall is the  capacity tor business ot those they write  to. The reputatli n we enjoy for prompt- '  aees makes our Mail Order trade forge  ���������head at a gratifying rate.  Our Specialties "-������������������  Groceries Dry Gooels       .��������� _  Liquors Boots and Shoes s  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring:  Dressmaking  ���������.Iceqiic-stu.for.price lists and samples  reoeivo prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ^'..Calgary...;'"->' _���������    . _  All  New Goods  T.   Ij. . HAIG  Sole'.Ageht{for"; * , |K  fcl.*s CS eft-* -_v~ : "--<��������� Lv  evelstoKe  Townsite  q  -   ._-.     MINING  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  0HAS;R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW, "  SOUCITOR,  ANQ NOTARY PUBLIC.  ..  ������_TOFFICl~: ,MaUbuildln������, Revelstoke. B.C.  ROBERT  SAMSON,  ''"*f\pj_j^Jn.'Wo^i.^*;_ _,-"-'.;_,  Dr������������l__������-and  DelKery Worlt a specialty: at  lowest prices.  Ti.*'   -J-,~������- .,.'  Teams always read}- it a moment's notice.  Agent for taeStan'ardOU Company. 7' '.-' ���������''{  ,T..'A BR I EL,':  ,, J;,  *   '     NAKUSP.'B.C.!  Real Estate, Mines and Iosurance* :  For information oo mineral' claims on  Cariboo Creek, write, at once., and *g������rt particulars. ���������_*__^ Mmrtf  J. .rR.    HJJL-L., & .CO.;    :  Successors to Hull Bros. * Co., - "  -.BtitciierBOadVinioleeale and Retail Dealere  i   Beef. Pork, Etc  ,     KAMLOOPS  and   REVEL8TOKE. ",  \  All orders In onr line promptly, filled.;  ; R. H. RAMSEY,,".  House -E?���������iinter>^^. '  and Decorator  . 6IGN FAINTING. A. SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE,  Ladies' Shirt  Waists  '   '    '-;-*- -',���������**,*".��������� i*   ?*���������-���������  ^Muslins    \1  Prints  ���������'-r^Dresa-Goods-  Trimmiriffs  ���������-  .:..     ^i-i-^v ii^.i-*i  :jj  The Largest and Most Com-     t  plete Stock, or DRY GOODS  in town at " .  f: l^unmiiros^  under imana'genien  b-.of Miss.  Chase.  Spring-  House Cleaning  Send for samples of our' Wall  *' Paper.     Prices from 10c. 121c  -    15c up to 150c roll.    Mail orders  carefully attended to.  Linton Bros., ,  '    Booksellers, Calgary.  SAVED  BT BUYING YOUR UREAD -  AT THE  REVELSTOKE BAKERY  A. N. SMITH, Propr.'  $ $ $ $  GUYvBARBER,  Jeweller and Watclimaker  NOTES ON,THE LAKE  .. 1   , * '��������� - I    ��������������� ���������   ���������     o~.  The" News Down River Picked Up on a  Trip on the Nakusp  By the HkraLd Man on tho Wing    -  8.sI-NakU8p; May 4.���������J.-J. Foley,  of Arrowhead, -has the. him her on the,,  ground for the 30x10 addition to the  Lake view hotel. Mr. Foley reports  business, picking, up at Arrowhead,  and expects to see u large number of  people go .into the Lardeau and Trout  Lake districts'this summer. " ^  rATbe (wo small steamers on the Arm  are''plying ' between "Arrowhead and  Thomson's Landing twice a day, endeavoring to clear up, tha freight and  to accommodate the travelling public.  It seems strange 'that the C. P. R. do  not arrange to bring freight' for Lardeau.points near where the steamers  can load.,.. At, present* a .push-car, or  iiuy,..old,thing.,is all there.is to convey,  freight from the O." P. R. warehouse to  the wharf.    ���������   .   ���������"'?,, ?,"���������''-  /r) There, were'over* SKJO passengers on  the s.s. Nakusp leaving Arrowhead on  May"3rd," and'the Parser, says this is  nothing unusual now. The boat was  loaded to her,, utmost capacity with  freight for southern point?. ' The daily  service between Revelstoke and Trail  will^bnlyf.comfortably,. accommodate  the.laea'easmg traffic!. ')-(* ;_s ������'fe  -?f *;*?r-4 .-t>* -.* *.-^j- "-. - ". *J '.  Assist.-Supt.' Beasley of Donald, .was  a passenger to Arrowhead on Mouday.  last.  Pe says the freight blockade  lain line will'soon be cleared''t  on  and  Dressmaking Department ;y the main  .the  Company are putting  on  uiore  C.P. R. Tinie'Inspector  Prbspectors I-> I.  -.', Now j is ^ybur'Time .to  "��������� -"   *--;*Mak'-*apS'iril������������r:urMl'  __.4 V fc .     _���������     T,    -,     ! V     ,   .-     ���������   *i,i.      I, 4^W-^        ���������   \    '      ^       ������"    *   |    fJ   ._,   ^   -JJJ..rifclLAj   *lTf  ." Money,'^tlinae' a,ncl_' tronhle" 'saved i" by "4^.'  'f:  '.';   ">uyln������< your supplies in sight of lho""  Q"'?"-  mines at He'vtalstoke prices*- vij-\k-.'.  -.   -. -^   ,, -* r"   v   ~  *   -1-.  ...    -  '.'*,':���������        v Yours for bnslaeas, ������������������ ,~ .'^ i y> \n  .,,.r;I. M. CITRON,  j " ,",     ,.     . ,- General JMerchant.  Thomson's Landing, B. C.  > ��������� , ���������     i, ���������!* . . . 8mylm  COLORED MAP of...  Kootenay^  ,;; ; y    '      Showing the- Big: Bend,' ".Trout  '* J       ~>ake, Lirdeau and Illecillewaet  >       Miring Districts.. .All the prirK  oipnl groups of olalmsand correct  *   - c courses of   rivers and ' c*-eeks  given.  Price$1.00. -Apply: .,.,-  P.  Leake,  /I.E., Revelstoke1 ,  8mjlm "   /_-'!'   *-'-,*-   ; ' 'i"^''--  To the Printing Trade,  of Kootenay^j  J. C. Crome, for many years with the Ameri  can Type Foundry Co.. has been appointed  oqent'for the Toronto Type Foundry, with  headquarters at Vancouver. B."C. A full'line  ot Job and News Ink wi'l be kept in stock  there. A stock of Cylinder presses, Job Presses and Paper Cutters will be kept at Revelstoke, so that primers can be supplied at short  notloe. Don't buy until you see me.' The Toronto Type Foundry Co. is sole agent for the  product of the American Type Foundry ������5o. is  _~fi  It^otiiptiveis'and cars, and preparing  foRWheavy traffic from this' on. , ,  . Cr Butler,, formerly of Calgary, who  lias beenc'onnected ,with ."the JD.^P/R.  for years, hasr been transferredj'frbm  Robs,on.to Roselierry.fts'freight agent.'  Complaints: are numerous "among  business mehin the lower country,of  the had condition'of Alberta potatoes.  Ualess something is done by. the, .farmers of "Alberta* to' furnish'- nothing  but'the-very liest they, will soon ihtive  their liiarketspoilecU"*   ",.'-"      ,������ -    ~  i -..   - *K*'.*-*-i --.-  . -Mr. G. jT.jNewman,"/ general. merchant,-- Arrowhead,^ is -digging i-and-  sfening'iip rilg^ 6������g<e*^t^,������*wh^^fie<  "will' be,abl'e ^'/.k'eilsp^iu?m'-pwiduc*e'''^_  j^ood condition the ye*r round,*to sup*-  ���������ply points in thV^Lardean' and- Trout  Lake districts'. -.-"'"' '*"-"r' '   >'     >!'<y'":������������������'  Mr".' vy.'R/.Hull,''^of' Calgary.'^ine.  down'to his townsite, Btutem Cityroii  Monday, accompanied by an engineer,  who is,to survey, the townsite and prepare to place'it on,the market. A sawmill is'beihglput in, '"and. a "couple of  jStoresare' being; opened, and'a' Hotel  will.be built at an early date. ' Burton  City .is,nicely sltuatenLon the, mouth  of Cariboo Creek, which_empties -into  "tlie Arrow *El^s7"aboiTt~2(ri5ile������b"elow"  Ntiktisp. ';There cam be no,'rdoub't hut  Burton .City will' shortly become an  important point, as the mines on tlie  well-known Cariboo creek and its tri-  butariea.aia, panning out rich. 'Mr.  Abriel of Nakusp, who is considerably,  interested in this district, thinks it' is  the coming 'camp of Koofeiiay. '  On every hand' the Provincial1 Government is being denounced for.- the  ridiculous policy they are pursuing in  giving away the richest portions of  the province to railway promoters and  chartermongers, the Cassiar scandal  coming iu for the heaviest share of  popular indignation.''  *' The hills are green. and prospectors  are: dropping off at various points  ulong the lakes to seek tbe treasures  hidden beneath them  Address.  '  J. C. CROME,  ' Vancouvbii, B. C  A. McGUIRE,  Dealer in all kinds of  Farm.^ Produce,.  SALMON ARM, B.C  priiitors are content to take their  chances, as the ore is very rich in  appearance.  The railway between Trail and Roll-  son is nearly all graded and ready for  the rails, and it is expected it will be  in operation by June 15th,~. _  Mr. A. H. Ruelle is building and  opening up a ceneral store in Robson.  Messrs. Bell Bros, hvve also put in a  large'stock of general -merchandise to  rater;to the increasing business. A  saw-mill is being iput in by-the Nelson"  Saw Mill Co.  *"'Miv L.fLeveBque.' proprietor of the  Robson hotel, is fixing up the interior  of^hjs home and' preparing for the  rush.-y An annex is lieing. built for  sleeping apartments and--everything  made comfortable for the travelling  public. Already a number of parties  of- tourists are staying on for a few  days" to enjoy "themselves - shooting  and" Ashing -on" the Kootenay'.river,'  some 4 miles below Nelson. i;ti\it~..  ' '" " ,' ' " 'V ' '  ���������  ABSTRACT OF RECORDS..  Trout Lake  Mining Division" for April  ^,     ,     .TRAN8FERS, ETC.';,     ,,���������,,,,  April-L���������Morning Stais Alice,, and  Wild' Swan.'full* interest.'John Abra-  hamson et alto Charles'Molson. ' ' ' '  , April,10.J-iBanffvfull interest,'John  Knciwles to Charles,Molson.:,, Mineral  Prince, quarter 'interest; Harry .Lang-  i-eiltb J. M;fCarlyle;; Mineral,'Pi*jncer  quarter interest^HiirryLangreU'tq; H:  B, Cossar. Gem > Fraction, half inter?  esj^;John Atkinson to Charles Molson.  daglnaw," Devlin, , Summit',"' ^ Denver,'  and,,..\Vinthrop, '��������� L. \ ,P.'. Petei-son and  Hany Klapach-.to.. Chas. ,-Doherty.  Glengarry and -Prince* Edward. L.'-A:  A.'rthur et al to..W..V^hite.' 'Glengarry,  imdiPrince. .Edward.^W.- White to !a:  R', , H.' Sibbald.' . Mineral Prince. .H,  Hangrell et."aVitd.-,0...-.Molson. t^Last  Horse.'half interest,-F.;Loh"ner, Jr:;*to  H.'N.iB4ssV;,:,;';;;r^v:.:t;";v,;' -, /:  ,; April ' l^.^Suiishine , anel, v Jennie  tilnd.���������"Andrew Olson to Geo. White-  sideJ"; ''-"' ".* *' " -''/..I ���������"��������� "I"-"1'  April 16.���������Nettie L'., half of quarter  interest', A^W.Ca'rey.'eo W. H.-Vu-kers,1  Nettie*L.,. half,.eif .quarter, inteakegt'^-H...  ,B.,Cossar>toL;TirY,1-jaryickew.;^  Xi., one-sixteenth''ihterestt! A. rMcCpr-,  mick > to v~VIf.JrI. Viekers.). ^Caledonia,  Chief, quarteiihtei-est. A'."McCorniack  t;o W. H.; Viewers'." , Broadview, P. M.  THE   ORPHAN   BOY���������CASE  The Shareholders Determined to Have  the Matter Sifted  Mr. H: N. Coursier. who niado up  his mind some time ago to investigate  the peculiarities of the Orphan Boy  business to the ' bottom', has' beefi in  communication with the Trail anel  Rossland shareholders, with the lesult  that they have authorized him to act  for them, and to.meet preliminary expenses have" put .'p"$80 in the Bank'.of  Montreal there subject to his oi-der.  He has decided to back,up the suit instituted in Vancouver. A good many  very interesting particulars .'will be  brought to light in the course of this  suit," and j the Herald congratulates  Mr. Coursier on the course which he  has taken. All shareholders at Revelstoke, Donald, or elsewhere, who wish  to see this matter-thoroughly-sifted,  should place themselves_-in_communication with Mr. Coursier here.    ,  .J -      1*0 ������ <���������      J      -'-I      -    Xl  '  r��������� it'read's like a? romance'*'  I."ii<. *    '     "i'j ; _���������).' ;,i i'   '     _',-u'    _.  But'Tis True���������A Case of'Love'at'First  ; ' Sight���������A .Chapter, from Life. *'  ��������� i, ' &' '��������� ',i>" V-iit, ,;, t-ifti " .  i. The Guelph > Advocate., just rjto, hand  hiis the following bit ,.of inforniation  which will be of interest to our readers  here: <el>i ^-. r ,, _ ^ , "",'.-"  /-I ''The"smile" of fortune1; makes'^all  happy; j'*! ���������'���������  <������������������<- "���������''<���������' ~iitvz."'i'i<jij .-'"t  Sixteen years ago,* a ypung man, y,et  in his teens, left Ontario for the West.  Like'thousands of others; 'who leave'  for the land of gold, he. was- poor.his  hat on his family was covered. In his  pocket. was . a purse that held -his  ticket and a few dollars. It ��������� was his all.'  ��������� But he was honest and? strongs His  name was,Mr. P. Walker. ., i   ., ,,  Four years ago," a'^oung girl, yet' in  "amilton."  ROBSON  Write for Prices..  The Tariff...  HAS NOT RAISED.  THE PBICE OF -    -    '  ���������ars  At J. MORGAN'S Shaving Parlors  Another Urge and complete stock ot Tobscoes  just received. al**o a fine stock ot  Confectionery  J. MORGAN, Tonsorial Artist  Business and -Mining 'Notes From this  .' Coming Centre '  By tbe Herald Han on the Wing  Robson, May 4'.���������Robson is looming  up in good shape. , , There is a good  deal of mining excitement at Slocan  crossing, some 7 miles from 'Robson.'  A number of gold 'and silver.- propositions have been formed.  The Cayuse mineral claim, 5 miles  up the river from ,Robson, staked by  Chas. Berry and Robt. Beer, is one of  the best. Assays from it go 40 in gold  and 19 oz. iii silver.' The vein is widening out and improving _ with every  shot. Another claim was staked on  the same lead by Messrs. Berry and  Chercot. There are now 4 claims located on this lead,.anel all are showing  up well as development work continues.  W. G. Girard and L. Levesque, of  Robson, owners of the Lulu mine in  the Lardeau recording district, "on  Pool creek, on the same lead as the  Black Bear, will commence work at  once. No a������say has yet t>een made on  the ore taken out so far, but the pro-  JWalker t������.*8h,as. Molson. Broadview,'  fullV, interest^'' 'C,'.'.Molson 'to ^Lilloet,  Fraser RiveV& Cariboo, Gold-'Fields,  Ltd. ' Old Sonoma, half" interest,' VV.  Caldwell' 'e't^.to'^C.. Mqlso'n"', Old  Sonoma and Phillipsburg.fiilljnterest,  C. Molson to L. F. R.l&C. G./F.,'Ltd.  April' 19.^_-Wa'r Horsed half interest;  C. Olson'to E. Brewster.*.1 ' ',* "v ',"  -^Aprii22.^ilver���������Chief,JnllJi.nterest,  J. R. Grant et al to Trout Lake Mining  Co., Ltd. Last Horse, one third interest, H. N. Boss to J. E. Boss.' ', , .  -. April 21.���������Julia, half interest, Edwin  Andreen^to Chas.'Andreen. - ,   ' , "   . t  April '28.���������American, half interest,  James Dixon' ..'to -D. G. > Marshall.'  American,' full interest. 'J. Dixon et al  to J'. W.'Campion e't al.  ' April 29.���������Smuggler, James' McCul-  lery to J. Dixon, full interest. Nicksl  Plate, Oscar Jacobson et al rto James  Dixon, full interest.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  April 17. <��������� Clipper Fraction.'Phillips-  hurg, Cutter Fraction, Old Sonoma,  Broadview,.Skiff Fraction and Alpha.  LOCATIONS.  April 10.���������Copper  King, 8. Woods  and H. McKenzie    '.,  Imperial. H. McPherson.  Copper Queen. Mrs. H. McPherson.  April 17.��������� Ajax. Jno Atkinson.  April 22.���������Colorado, H. Craven.  Linda, J. Belway.    "  Wizzard, L. Morigeau.  April 24.���������Copper Age, H. Swinton  THE TURKS ADVANCE  AND  ON  OCCUPY   THE.   VILLAGES  -THE THESSALIAN PLAIN  rti*���������,��������� -   .',._, --.  ears ago, a young gu  her teens, left.this* city for Hi  She was poor. .-.-,{ -t; ,j,-! -,- ',,.ij������������������  - Her face was her fortune.  ������������������ She was earnest, too. Arriving in  the Ambitious City, she secured "a" situation at" the "St.* Nicholas Hotel" as  dining-room girl..',. " "." ... ���������,- , .'  ,. From there she'went-to the Franklin House where she-secured a like  position.   ,.       j ,       "-, t       i,  Her name is! Frankie Bedford."r     ;  Last,Monday���������'a traveler,''bronzed  and handsome,, a typical miner with  jaunty air arrived in Hamilton.'    ,. '  "He registered at the FninklinHouse.  . \'W\vkaloVeafc first sight.**-- [' ;���������' .* ���������'',';  -'*;Like"'a* true.vwesterner;;he -.didr'no.t  'waitlong������,o.'t-e-v t." '."-.<<*_> '*"i������A4',n',/  .; -On Wednesday at,4 o'clock. .Frankie  Bedford ifuarried Mr.'P. Walker. <<.'.,; :;  Things have changesd.now. r;: r -, - -<;  , He went-away poor, but came.; back  .with a fortune. -They are both happy-  and what more could be asked. ,_,' _,-���������- -  , Miss Bedford's many friends will- be  pleased to'heaV'of her lucky marriage."  .   s        .  '.    ���������-   "<:    "       -1     ---.-  '*  -������������������1 -,i  A Vote 'of Want of Confidence in Lord  Salisbury's Foreign Policy Defeated by  Over loo in the Imperial'House���������Feeling Against the Royal Family at  Athens Still Very Bitter��������� International  'Chess Match��������� Quadruple Murder Near  Milwaukee  ,   (Special t > the Herald.)  Pharsalos, May 7.���������All thevillages*..  around.-phai-stilos'have been captured  IvyCthe Turks, who swarmed over the  plain of Thessaly like bees.   When the  Greeks, in hidden position, opened fire  the Turks did not answer, but simply  .walkeil, to the' y_niages_.and_l_.took, poss������_,__.  ession.���������.The,Greeks,.were.overcome by_������w  the behavior of the Turks,  which Has"  had a great moral effect on their fea_ps. .--,  I     ���������������> . |1C)    ^M .  ,       <-\-.       ', f~.** / t ���������>''A  1 London,1 May 8.���������In tHe'-debate -on'?-  the war   in   Greece, in; the   Imperial  House of Commons.'a \Vdnt������of ceintt-l.  dence Vote was defeated by 169 to 63.  Mr. Curson, under Secretary of State  for Foreign Affairs, saldf that. Greece.  had. been humored,^tyVthe',Powers. k\-j\ -.  most'to weakness and  that- she'^was ���������  now ready to accept .mediation, i.v-,- >-,. i  r, Royalty,- is, still blamed. at Athens^.~.  for Greek^defeats/,'',,TheJ Boy.al,vljfmUyi1'9'r-  bave shut  themselves-.uplandj';their"K-  pictiires.liave been' torn.downrfi-on������.all .c,,,  public places.       .      .      _       -������-,"' >''.'"'.  r    '     .. r   t     I   .       |   '.      '*.'���������:' ijli'.*,J    tfllrS.    .'I .."  London, May 8.'���������Arthur Walter,' .of'/;.*  ,the-London. Times', oilers'a trophy! for *j ���������  'a ;chess' matcti.^lwtween^niembe.ra^  the House'of Commons of_ the: United" '  Kingdom and members of' tliejHou'stt-t  of '''^Representatiyes^of i ^the/iUnited'j ,";  States.., i,The match "takes'- place by., -"  cable on May,'24th.'.,',' j;/'j:. /,.'".;'.; \'Z ';.  Ottawa, May'8.���������F. Wciwlhiw teem ''  dismissed from the Indian-agency at  Kamloops .for'..alleged   partizanship,.  and J. B. Leighton appointed in his-*   ,  place.' '**:.i>'<i**'\'-'-~<'A������l J'"* iC'J>t'*"    -  Lieut.  Death of Capt.",Edwards.  Fatal Accident at Salmon Arm.  Last Tuesday a man fell off the  break beam of a freight train going  west at Salmon Arm,'and was instantly killed.,* A letter found on the body  gave an address, in Burlington, Vermont, to which word .was telegraphed,  and deceased's name, John McCarty.  An answer came back directing the  body .to be embalmed and sent east,  but it was too badly mangled to render  this'course possible, and it was buried  yesterday' morning at Kamloops.  Twenty-six dollars in ��������� money' were  found on the deceased, who was quite  a stranger in the country. It is supposed that the jarring of the breaks as  the train slowed up at the mile post  for Salmon Arm shook him off the  beam. ^^^^^^  Revelstoke Markets.   .  Retail���������Oats $30 per Iod; butter, tub.  dairy 23c., creamery 28c.; potatoes  $28 per ton; hay, timothy 'and clover.  $23 per ton; wild hay, $10; beef, by the  carcase, 9c; pork, by the carcase, 13e.;  mutton, 15c.; eggs, fresh, 25c. per doz.  Last Sunday' Capt. Chas. Edwards,  of 'the"Victoria 'hotel, was. taken' sud-^  denly ill".r and',",hist, condition' gre\v.  worse'^during tharweek. \ There was-  no 8pecial"disease," hiifrather a-general  hreakdown;6f the constitution. *{' 'Last'  Thursday late iu:,the- afternoon j he  breathed his last.; Tlie captain, who  was a nativel-of Australia' and 'at. one  tinie^in eommaud^of a "steanier ,rnni  nlrig 'from London to Australia, had  "beetf'a resident of "Revelstoke since.  April, 1894,'arid came here from Vancouver, where he had been i proprietor  of the we'll known Manor House hotel.  He was well liked "and respected, and  numerous friends both here and at the  coast beard of hU sudden demise with  genuine feelings of sorrow and regret.  Great sympathy is felt with Mrs. Edwards and the.family, now bereaved  of a hjisban'd and father.  . .The funeral, took place at 10:30 o'clock  this., morning,, leaving the Victoria  Hotel for the cemetery ftfc that hour.  The pall-bearers were Messrs. J. D.  Graham, F. B. Wells, A. Stone, W.  Cowan, C Holten and C. B. Hume.  The,funeral cortege was followed by a  large body of citizens, evincing the  respect and esteem in -which ' the. deceased was held by all classes. Rev  J. A. Wood read the burial service of  the Church of England at the grave.  The. coffin was covered with floral  wreaths and devices contributed by  the friends of the family.' The funeral  arrangements were carried out 'under  the supervision of Mr. Laing. . -  Col.������.Prior,._arid'  Lieut.'Col'..,-.  Gregory have been invited to represent-. -  British'"'"3lumb^aat.tlw.3wDil^  .���������- ;Maxwell'lias''-���������l'i^t^uc|ta''-ir_ibiU^t6j;''./*r  incorporate the,V*_couver,"Victqria&',^������  -Eastern Railway..'--_' -!.������'A'i''i.,'?!<",".S-.*"''jsr J  Milwaukee, May 8~.~AlexT"Han-is,!"' -  his wife, his hired girl and hired 'tnkn'*^"*'  were killed by-Win.- Ponch-yestterday-���������-  in Waukesha. v Pouch was give^todg--'-,  ing over night.*  He'kille'cj Harris .'and.  then killed the witnesses to the-'crune." ~-:.  ���������Rossland,- May '8.l-'-J.<-;B.' "Fishi������r,v.*.'  lajte county clerk and recorder. atiDeert^  Lodge, Mont., shot himself-to death on.-.'i  the train at ������Rossland!"station������yester--i;.; '  dAy..t;     , !������������������,���������, t'     t"j.?i^   ������'"���������  ,-��������� ���������'.'���������"^i"i.  ""Toronto, -' MiiyT8i^Mounted TpbliceVT"  are to be stationed at Lynn' Canal, the;    '  commencement of the ��������� overland <r'oute;y.-  to the waters of the. Yukon.,,;, j > *.  ...���������-"  -    ".   - i) ���������) ttt-t ti* .. u>',.j t--;  THE^WRITING ON,THE,.WALL,; j  >    .1    ',    < .��������� -,        ~    r, ���������     , 1-  I,   -T   -     -c-  In Spite of the  Railway,.Bribe,- Chilli-  ; wack Goes Agjin'the Government.. - -  Chilliwack." May   8.���������Yesterday's  election  in Ohilliwack to fill the vacancy in the legislature caused by the- -  death of Alt-. Kitchen resulted in the. .  return of Mr. Veddei', opposition can- ���������  didate, by 37 votes over nis opponent,  Mr.'Higginson.      ' ���������',������������������"  Victtoria,   May  8.���������Prorogation of  the local house took place today.  THE NEW. YORK MARKET.  Today's Quotations in' the  Metal Market.  ��������� New York, May 8.-^Bar silver 601;.  Lead, bteady.brolcere $3,121, exchange,  $3,274 @ 83.32J-. . '  ,'  and  Card of .Thanks.  Mr. and Mrs. F. McCarty wish to  tender their hearty thanks for 'the  ready help and sympathy shewn them  by so many friends, during their recent affliction.  The airship is reported to have lieen  seen on Wednesday evening .at New  Westminister by the captain of the s.s.  Rithet, and several other residents.  The ship was going west and her  bright lights could be distinctly made  out.    ._ --*������������������,.  The Vancouver World received a  telegram on - Thursday evening from  Montieal that Mr. Marpoie- has been  appointed to succeed Sir.. Abbott- as  general-superintendent of this-division  of the C.P.R.  Lee���������At Revelstoke, on the 5th  ' the wife of W.-J. Lee^of'a son.  DEATHS.;  TOfTOIB  Mr. J.  D.' Sibbald  returned-from';  Slocan City yesterday."^.  -"���������������������-'      <i   *.  - The'   Kaslo     and   ' Lardo-Dnncnn.''  Railway Co. and the   B. C Southern _-  Railway Co. are applying for Dominion.'  charters. . \ ' .  ----.I     ' <     ���������.���������, f  _--_, "���������(  ������ ���������-   *   -.* ',  Mr. Perry Leake has, *ece"yed,the '.  first batch of  copies'-"'of* his "map of'"  North Kootenay.' The map is in colors-; '  and takes in tnaicountry from, Gold-j,  stream -to Trout 'Lake.     It ^ives the_r *  course of the  creeks and rivers cor-'.-'  rectly. and shows 'the location, of al" /  the principal leads hitherto discovered,,  in the country.     The map has taken  much time, and labor to 'compile, and   '  is a most interesting and   useful pro- _,  duction, and will certainly be in great  demand. '  BIRTHS.  A  %  v- 'Hi  Agents:  Victoria Powder Oo.  G. B. HU1WE &  Agento :  RAM LAL'S TEA  Wholesale and Retail General Merchants.  |SlEW D$Y GOODS . . .  Now Opening, Consisting of Dress Goods, Prints, newest  patterns, Muslins, Cottons, Cretonnes, Flannelettes,  Cambrics, Floor Oil Cloth, and Carpet's in Latest  Designs.  fiOrjU m STOCK ..  Just arrived three Cars of HARDWARE, one Car of  TINWARE and STAMPWARE, comprising everything needed by  Miners   and  Builders.  Our Supply or Builders' Hardware Is the Most Complete in the Country and our Prices Are Right.  IN QUALITY Our Goods Are tho Best That Can Be Procured���������IN PRICE We Can Compete Witb Any.  STORES:     REVefe.STOKe,    TROUT  kAKG  CITV,    FGRGUSON.  Revelstoke^   Herald  JOHNSON to I'-ETTIPIKCE  Proprietors anil Publishers  A Scml-Weokly Journal, published In the  htcrebts ot.RovelBtoko and tho surroundlDg  istrlct, Wednesdays an d Saturda} s, making  oscst connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: JJisplay ads, $1.50 per  Column ioch, $2.00 purine th when lnsorted oo title  page. Legal ads.. 12o per (nonpareil) lino for  llrst insertion; 8c for ca oh additional insertion.  Heading notices, 15c pei- lino each issue. Birth,  "arrlago and Doath notices, frco.  Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier. ~2,00  por annum; $1.25 for six months, striotly in  dvanco.  Our Job Department: Tin; Herald Job  Department is ono of the boat equipped  printing olllces in West -Kootenay, and is prepared to execute all kinds of printing in first  class style at honest prices. One price to all.  No .job too largo���������nono too small���������for us. ~ lail  orders promptly attended to. Givo us a trial  on jour next order.  To Oct respondents: We invite correspond-  oucc on any subject of totertBt, to tho general  public, and*desire a reliable regular correspondent in - every locality surrounding  Kevolstoke. 'In all esses thu bona tide namo  of the writer mustaci.ompnny manuscript, but  not necessarily, for publication.  Address all commundcatlons  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  Revelstoke, B. C.  MOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  true inwardness oil the preferential  trade clauses ol' tbe tariff and finds  out that Germany, France and  Belgium can enter the ''open door"  on the same terms as England he  may find it after all only "a  bloomin' herumfrodite���������free trade  an' protection too."  "The Greeks Have Not Abandoned Hope" say the newspapers.  If the Greek Had Not Abandoned  Larissa it would have been more  to the purpose.  Thero is one Rood point about  the Conservative opposition in  Nova Scotia���������it won't be hard to  pet a quorum at its meeting if  anybody turns up.  I All correspondenco must bo eKibly  *n ritteii on ono side of lho papor only.  2. Correspondence containins personal  matter must bo siencd with tho proper.naiuo  of the writer.  3. i 'orrespondencc with reference to any  thinK that has appeared In another paper  must llrst bo offered for publication to lhat  paper before it can appear in Tmc Herald.  .SATURDAY.  MAY S,  1S~7.  MINING DEVELOPMENT  The returns recently published  by the British Columbia Bureau of  Mines furnishes some interesting  reading as to the mineral development of our neighboring province.  il"igiu"es_ai'e_giYeii__sho_wing___no_t  "LADY OF THE SNOWS"  Rudyard ] -, Kipling's    New    Name   for  Canada  The following poem from the pen of  Rudyard Kipling occupies a prominent pltice in the London Times of  Tuesday lust. It voices Hit! pro-Canada  feeling aroused in England by the  prefer entitil trade clauses of the tarilV:  A nation spoke to a nation.  A queen sent word to a throne:  Daughter am   I in my mother's house  But mistress in my own.  The gates are riiine to open  As the gates are mine to close.  And I set my house in order.  Said the Lady o" the Snows.  Neither with laughter nor weeping.  Fear or the child's amaze.  Soberly under the white man's law  Mv white men po their ways.  Not for the Gentile's clamour.  Insult or threat of blows,  Bow we the knee to Baal,  Said our Ladv of the Snows.  only the mineral products of the  past,  tut also the rapid growth  which has attended their development during the past few years  The total mineral production   of  British Columbia   to  January   1,  1S97,   amounts    to   the  enormous  sum    of    $100,931,(50-1,. of   which  $33,934,427 has been from coal and  coke, and $57,701,853  from placer  gold���������the   result   chiefly  of   rich  workings in Cariboo, \V ild Horse  and    other     famous     locations.  B-tweeu 1800 and 1S9G, the total  value  of   the  annual  production  increased     from     $2,G0S,O0S     to  $7,110,42.*)    due    largely    to    the  marked increase in the production  of gold, silver, lead and copper.  The    mineral    product  of   AVest  Kootenay between  1S93 and  1S90  ro~e from $2,223,200  to $1,002,735,  that   of    East    Kootenay   from  $17,571  to   $151,-127   and   that   of  Cariboo from $282,400 to $381,050.  The various tables presented show  tftiite clearly the commencement,  increase   anel  decided  and   satisfactory progress in the business of  quart--   mining   in   the   province.  The total product of lode mining  in 1891 was only $29,007, while in  1890 it reched no less a sum than  $4,257,179.     From    what  can   be  -. gathered as to the output of 1897  another rapid stride is being made.  , Judged by the indications  furnished in the returns the  development of British Columbia's  mining development has already  reached that stage when its steady  and profitable advance has ceased  to admit oE doubt.  ^l"psp-ee-ch-is~clcan"aTi���������-si'ng"!e}7'���������~        ~  I talk, of common things.  Words of the wharf and market place  And the ware the merchant brings.  Favour to those I favour.  But a stumbling block for my foes,  Many there be that hate up.  Said our Lady ol the Snows.  I called my chiefs to council.  Iiii-heclin of a troubled year.  For the sake of a sign ye would notsee  And a word ye would not hear.  This is our message and answer.  This is the path we cho-_e,  For we be also a people  Said our Lady of the Snow.--.  Carry the word to my sisters,  To the queens of the east and =outh,  I have proved faith in tlie heritage  By more than the word of themouth.  Tlicy that are wise may follow,  Kre* the world's war trumpet blows,  Bug I, 1 am the first in the battle,  Said our Lady* of tlie Snows.  A nation spoke to a nation,  A queen sent, word to a throne.  Daughter am I in my mother's house.  But mistress in my own.  The; gates are mine to open  As the gates are mine to close.  And I abide by my mother's house,  Said our Ladv of the Snows,  EAST KOOTENAY  Mines That Would   Be   Shippers .With  Transportation Facilities  The Sullivan group has- a vast  amount of mineral in sight iind by the  time the Crow's Nest Pass road can be  constructed will have n large amount  ol ore ready for shipment.  There are 70 or SO claims located on  Hnckleberry hill and the Sullivan  mountain, and manv of these can  become producers in a few months.  On .Tracy Creek there are several  claims that have enough mineral in  sight to justify shipment.  On Elk and "Bull rivers are several  copper properties that can ship ore.  The Dibble group has about 500  sacks ready Cor shipment.  The St. Eugene mine has about 0,000  tons of galena one on tho dump ready  for shipment, whie: has a gross valuation of $300,000.  The Moyea iind Lake Shore mines  can ship ore when transportation is  afforded.  On Perry creek there are. many  claims that will become producers of  the yellow metal when the necessary  means of transportation enables ' the  owners to get in the proper machinery  to work the ore.  There is no doubt that, lit least 200  mines in this district will become producers upon the advent of the Crow's  Nest railway.  Alessrs. John Lineham and William  Gillis arrived here this week.  Every lot. on Alain street has been  sold, and new buildings are being con-  structec' all over town.  Mr. N. A. Walhnger has been busy  inspecting and reporting on promising  locations and is greatly pleased with  the prospects in readiness for the arrival of the company's expert.  The people of Fort Steele are this  week petitioning the appointment of a  resident Gold. Commissioner with  power to act iis Government agent,  stipendiary magistrate. Also for a  land record office. The above .-ire* all  greatly needed in the Fort Steele division, as at the present time all business���������connected���������with��������� lancWmatlcrs-  have to go to Donald  for adjustment,  The Herald reproduces today  Rudyard Kipling's poem on the  tariff. Some people are unkind  enough to say that tbe poem is no  better than the'tariff. Perhaps  when Mr. Kipling gets on to the  The Kossland city council has appointed \V. McQneen city clerk and  treasurer, A. N. Patterson, assessor  and collector, anel A. TI. McNeil, city  solicitor.  The jewellery stolen from Challnner,  Mitchell to Spring's store at Kossland  last February has been recovered in a  valise at the Northern Pacific Express  office at Spokane. After having been  taken by the detectives, the customs  inspector demanded the valise anel its  contents, claiming ihey were contraband. On order was made by a. .judge  of the* United States Court to hand lhe  property to the customs authorities,  but, the police propose to fight the  order.  The War Eagle company is the prime  mover in a project to present to Queen  Victoria upon tier approaching anniversary a testimonial of great value.  Each gold producing mine of British  Columbia is asked to contribute a nugget of the yellow metal to be sent to  Toronto, and there the whole i.s to be  melted together, nnd from it will be  made a handsome and costly present  to be forwarded to Queen Victoria.  The Le Itoi company has forwarded its  contribution in the form of a gold  brick of the value of about $05.  .-\ dynast'e crisis seems imminent at.  Athens.  The Greeks suffered a severe reverse in Epirus.  Forty persons were killed by hail  stones at St. Luis Patos, Mexico.  The ch-irge-*, of heresy against Ian  Maclarcn were rejected by the Synod.  A cyclone caused great loss of life  mid destruction of property in Kansas.  Queen's University, Kingston, confer red the degree of" L. L. D. on Lady  Aberdeen.  Wheaton to Company, the well  known gents' furnishings house, of  Toronto, has 'unsigned.  Krixstland city council has decided to  grtint 40 liquor !i<."ii-f--, hotels- to pay  SIO) t'.ie'h. ri't.'til.'rs _*i.ijl). and wholesaler.-* Sl.Vl. Hot"!-) musL have at leait  '.91 room*..  The thrill of sympathy, awakened  through England by Hon. _ W. S.  Fielding's t-iriif proposals, is voiced  hy Mr, Ktrdya.nl Kipling in the Times  in a trlowingsix verse poem addrc-sed  to "Our Lady ot tin- Snows."'.  Replying to a question by Col. Prior",  Hon. J. I. Tarte s-aid they were inve;s-  litratir.g routes to the Y'oukon country  and were fully aware of the smuggling  which was going on there-, hut a remedy did not seem a very easy mati er.  The* accounts of the North West exhibition are being investigated.  The quarterly report of the Canada  North West Land Company just com  piled shows that in the first quarter  of 1S17, 5,721 ae-res of f.trrrt binds wnn;  sold amounting to jgiSMiKl as -against  $lt,l~" for the corresponding pc-riod  last year, being an increase of over- JIK)  percent. Lind CommissionT Hat  iltqn expects still larger stiles Muring  the current quarter. The purchaser.)  have been for the most part, Canadian  and English farmers.  'J he Gold Bar Company is sinking a  v/in/.e on its claim six miles south'of  Rossland. near the boundary lit:  Work began on April (!. Te:i men are.  employed in three: shifts of eight liniu-s  each. The winze is to hi; si ink to the  50 loot, level, whence a crosscut will be  driven to meet a cross ledge running  within 50 feet of the main lode. The  superintendent, T. A. Helm, made,-in  average' sample of the ore in the shaft,  which assayed $111 in gold, silver and  lead. It is probable that the company  will put in its own concentrator during  this summer.  Wholesale dealeis in  *  Ales, Wiqes, Spirits and Cigars.  * -"'''���������_,  Agents, for IC. .IV. Kara Co.'s Pianos, anil,.,the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated. -Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Columbia.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF GANABA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     -   31,963,600  Reserve    -   -   - ��������� -    1,156,800  D'reotors  ������������������ II. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Memt,t,,Vice Pros., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Itobeit JafVray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  li. 11. Wilkie, General Manager.   .  Branohes  North West and British Columbia  Brandon      Portage la V-tt.couvei  Calgary *        Prairie Winnipep  Edmonton   Prince Albert  Revelstoi.e  Ontario  Essex Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus -     Port Colborne   Toronto  Gait Rat Portage      Welland.  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Agents in Great Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for-transfer-hy-letter, or cable to^*���������  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of,  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St. Paul, Second National Bank  ' Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards - received am'  interest allowed.  Debentures��������� Provincial, Municip.il  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Un* ted  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc -< ���������  Gold Purchased.  a. r. b. hear:,-.  Manager Rovelstoko Br*r .neb.  rierchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B., C.  This hotel has just been renovated throughout, and is now  first-class, in every respect. Good accommodation. Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  THE MOLSONS BANK  i Incorporated by Act of rarllsmf ut, 1853  Paid up Capital     -     S? ,000,000  Rest Fund   -     -    -     1,400,000  Head Office���������"MLo ntreal  BOARD OF DIRJSrjTORS  John H. K. Molson. 'President  S. II. Ewing, Vice-Vresident  W. M. Ramsay. IIenry Archbald  Samuel Finlcy    W.M .-Macpherson  J. y. Cle-ghe .in  F.||Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manager  A. D. Durnford,   Inspector  II. Lockwood, AssiKtant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable:  terms the accounts of '".ndividuals, firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on'1 deposits aC  current rates.  English and Arnfrican exchange  bought and sold at lowest ratus.   tl  BRANOEHSK :  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville. Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.Ont.  Norwich, Ont.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. O   McGregor Mgr  -viiv~iipjk<- HK-~cn  T. B. Phepoe, Manager  Ottawa. Ont.  Owen Sound, Ontr  Itidgetown, Ont.  Smil.liH Falls, Ont  Korel, P. Q.  St. Thomas. Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJunc'n.Ont-  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Onfc  Woods tock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man    ���������  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The Largest Hotel in Town.  Centrally Located.  , *  IBcst 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 ..  Golden, i.e.  The gateway to the great  East^ootenay  gold fields   OUSE  assures you every comfort, exquisite  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  Ili'iidquarlers for commercial and  mining men,   Free sumplu rooms.  Fort Pteclo SttiRO leaves Kootenay  IIouso   every  Ttiesduy.  Strictly First Glass S.ADUP, Propr.  When in Vancouver stop at the  Oriental Hotel  Free bus nt all trains.  Comfortable  and  first-class   in  every respect.  Hates:   .$1.00 and $1.50 fi'day.  LANTZ & GIBBONS,  1'20-tf ��������� Proprietors.  Any one Requiring 0  WOOD     .  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W Fleming  Thun you can afford to  steal it nnd take the  chances of being caught  D^aying  K Specialty  liocu Prices  liEE & ATKJNSOH  Builders and Dealers in  Carriages.  Buggies.   Bnckboarde,  Democrats,   llond   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage Vvagoiis,  Etc.,  Etc.  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand.  Write us for prices and particulais.  We can build you a rig to order  they can't be beat.  CHUQH1_~Y,  flIiBEI~TJ*I.  L. JI.   FRETZ  Contractor arid Buildep.  Shop oppotiitc Imperial Bank. -  Workmanship Guaranteed  ���������*n^���������Terms Cash.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and. Retail  Druggist Calgary  Mail Orders-.Promptly Atterjded To.  "22-tf  CUtMcMIcNS & CO.    -  The PIONEER STOKE,  always keeps in stock  a full line  of  .Miners' Supplies  "FE"-GUSO_N\ li.  C.  Sam Needham  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  c   In Good Style at Lowest Prices.  Clothe  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke mmamm  mmmammmmmm  ������flVM|  /-  t  J  Keep Your  Eye   on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  Lardeau  is the richest mining* district in British Columbia  Ferguson  is right in the heart of  Lardeau's richest mines  BBSI- -.-SUI".  Promising Ferguson Claims  Pool  Group  Silver Chief Group  Big Five Group  Abbott Group  Glengarry Group  Blackburn Group  Holy Moses Group  Ped Plume Group  Cascade Group  Galena Prince Gr'p  Great Home Group  L Waggoner Group  American Group  Illiick Eagle Group  Pilot Knob Group  Highland Group  Each group contains from 3 to IS claims  PLA ry  . oc (v.Kr'or-  TROur lake: mining divv.  Ferguson is the Terminus  of    the    projected    Lai-dean   Railway���������to   be   built   this. summer.  ���������U the present ground floor price the best real estate investment on  the mai'Kefc is FERGUSON lots. ��������� ��������� -   ..  '���������*��������� '��������� ���������*>���������  <~  III  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  A Corner Lot at $160 ca_orb$e_o |e0cwSed  An Inside Lot at $110  .for $b2e7.508^d  THE "WAR ;  EUROPE    IS   INTERESTED    ON  TWO POINTS  TURKS COMPLETELY ROUTED  And .Have  a Large   Number   Killed���������  "  Reinforcements Come, for the Greeks  at    a    Critical    Time���������Confidence  -   - Restored Among the Greek Soldiers.  ���������Athens,.--���������-May..             -I.���������A - - telegram  received here yesterday says that a  great battle has been fought at  Velostino between a Turkish .force of  SCOO men' and General Smolensky's  brigade. The despatch states that  the Turks were repulsed with  enormous losses. . The battle ot  Velostmo raged fiercely from sunrise  of April'20 till 10 o'clock yesterday  morning. The Greeks had been  re-inforced hy reinforcements arriving  nt acrttical stage of the fight. Genei-m  Smolenski telegraphed here that the  Turks will be unable to capture  Pharsalos, because the Greek position  is strong and the morale of the Greek  troops has been completely restored.  PRIVATE     MEMBERS    DAY    IN  :*    THE   HOUSE  THE COMMONS SAT 3 HOURS  THE TIMES  A FRENCH CORRESPONDENT'S  SUGGESTION  THE WAR  is  DECLARED   TO    BE  VIRTUALLY OVER  So  Says Captain Rabbek, of King  George's Staff, in a Despatch to  London���������The Fleet Returning  I ondo".-. May 3.���������Captain Rabbek,  of King George's personal staff, wired  from "Athens on Saturday tlmt the  right wing of the Greek army hail repulsed the Turks," but that the left  wing had retreated behind the old  frontier line to avoid being circum-  ISd Rabbek adds: "Thet Greek  army in Epirus, after the defeat of  Pentepegadia, retired to Arta. au  hope of continuing the war is now  virtually abandoned. The fleet has  returned to Vola for the protection ot  the inhabitants."  GREEKS   ARE   STILL   GAME  The Returned Greecian Ministers are  in Favour of a Continuance of the  "War���������Have Gained Some Ground  But are too Fatigued to Benefit by it  Lo.fOOK, May l.���������The chief points of  interest, in the Greecian situation hist  night were: First-That the decision  of the ministers who have returned  from the Greek frontier seems to be  in favour of a continuance of the war.  Second���������That fighting had continued  ���������ilmosr, incessantly at Valestino from  last Tuesday until Sunday '.with the  result that General Smelenski has  been prevented from actually assuming his new duties as chief of slalT.  As a further result the Q reeks at  Velestino managed to letam their  positions but that they are too.much  fatigued to follow up their success.  A Debate on a Motion of Sir Charles  Tupper's For the Papers of Appointments Made���������Queen's Birthday  ���������Application of Alberta Railway Co.  Ottawa. May 1,���������Tho House of  C6mmohFlast"nigh"t'_c_ntmuecl"tli"e""cle"?  bate on generalities regarding the new  tariff a'nd is now in committee on ways  and means. The debate closed' after  some tiresome efforts bv several members, who would not allow it to go  through till their names were put on  record for tho especial^benefit of their  respective constituencies.  N. F. Davin introduced a bill to  amend the iNorth West Mounted  Police pension act. the object of which  is to make the term of service after  which a man can obtain a pension if  disabled 10 years instead of lo years,  and to reduce the time ot service for a  pension from 25 years to 20 years.  It is reported that overtures tire being made looking to the termination  of the session by June 15th. If an  agreement can be reached the Govern  ment will be disposed to drop some of  its measures.  A bill to make the Queen's birthday  a holiday in perpetuity was considered  in the Senate, Senator McDonald, of  British Columbia referring in eloquent  terms to tho life of the Queen. The  bill passed its 2nd reading.  Ottawa, May 4.���������Today was given  to private members in the Commons  and the House sat only three hours.  One debate arose on a motion of Sir  Charles Tupper asking for the papers  showing the appointments confirmed  and of those made by his Government  after their defeat but befoie leaving  oflice. In all 03 recommendations had  been made to the Governor General.  He confirmed a number made in the  ordinary course of business and last  session Mr. Laurier .stated that these  would stand. Sir Charles said the  Liberals had not notified all these appointees, many of whom were still in  doubt as to their positions.  In the Senate a bill to make the  Queen's birthday a perpetual holiday  was given its third reading.  ALBERTA RAIL.WAV COMPANY.  Ottawa. May -1.���������Hon. Mr. Blair  opposed in the railway committee to  day the application of the Alberta  Railway Company for powers to build  'through the Crow's Nest Pass, because, he said, it looked as if it was a  trick of the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company to relieve them of doubts  as to tlie legal power to build a road  through the pass.  CATHOLIC     UNITY     AGAIN  An Anonymous French Writer Says  American Catholics Will Make the  First Move���������Celibacy to be Abolished  ���������Oscar   Wilde   Released    Sunday  London, May .3.���������A ^letter to the  Times-which-i'"~fronr,~ari unsigned  correspondent described as a "distinguished French priest, theologian  and author," has attracted a great deal  of attention. He urged that the law  of celibacy is the chief obstacle to the  return of the Anglican church to  Catholic unity and says that a movement to repeal the present law will  come up in America, The writer adds:  "We in France look to the American  episcopate for great things. Americans  are expected to be en avant and  nobody would be surprised nt suggestions from them which -would make  their hair curl or stand on end, if coming from any other ((Hurler. _ Cardinal  Gibbons and Archbishop Irelancrare  worth all the old world bishofs-put  together iu a matter of this sort.''  RELEASED  London, May 2.���������Oscar Wilde was  released from Portland prison yesterday morning. He was in excellent  health. He has been employed latterly  in bookbinding in the morning and  garden work in the afternoon and is  quite recovered from the shaky condition of a year ago. It is understood  he will go to Italy.  THE TARIFF  MEETS WITH APPROBATION  ENGLAND  IN  FLAMES  A   WINNIPEG   PRINTING   SHOP  "DAMAGED '  B.C. MINING LAWS CHANGED  None but" British Subjects Can Hold  Free Miners Certificates���������Passed by  a Strong Vote of 19 to 10���������Vote  Was .Taken on Strict Party   Lines  VyiNNiPEG, May -t_.���������The., interior of  the CommefcianPrinting Company's  establishment was rendered almost  worthless by a fire last evening. Smoke  was not noticed until some time after  the fire started and by the time  the brigade arrived it" had done  considerable damage. It is a practical  loss.  MUST HE HIUTjUNS.  Vancouvei.,, May -1.���������The Provincial  Legislature by a vote of 10 to 10 passed  a decisive change in the mineral act,  under which any person reepiiring free  miners rights must not only be over IS  but also be either a British" subject or  else declare his intention so to become.  The vote taken on the amendment  was on party lines.  LIVE STOCK MARKETS  The Most Startling Commercial Development of the Year���������Will Wrest  Supremacy .from .the U. S.  London, May ' 2.���������Tim newspapers  continue their comments and articles  on the Canadian Tariff and its effects  on British Trade. The Daily Telegraph  calls it the most startling commercial  development of the year.  It is hailed with delight in trading  circles here. In.cottons, woollens, silks  andiron the manufacturers of Greit  Britain ought to have/ a marked improvement in business it a preferential  treatment is accorded here, while in  many other articles it s believed that  she ought to wrest the supremacy  from the United States. _  The Toronto World*"is responsible  for the report that Mr. Laurier will  retire from the leadership of the gov  Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Chancellor  of the Exchequer, presented another  very satisfa'ctdry budget to the Ira  perial Parliament." Trade has in  creased five per cent, the national debt  has been reduced seven and a halt  ernmcntTn case Rome decide sagainst j millions, and the surplus is nearly two  him on the Manitoba school question.' and a half millions.  At'London on April 20lh there was  a firmer feeling in cattle, anil prices  advanced Ac per pound. Choicest  United States cattle sold at 11',': Canadians at 107; Argemtine 10J. Argentine sheep sold at 13c, and lambs 15.  A cable for Liverpool quoted choice  States cattle at. 12c, choice Canadians  at lie, and middlings at 101 to 11.  At Montreal on April 2ft, cattle were  i to .fc lower. Cattle ranged from 2|  to 4.'c as to quality,a few touching *lgc.  Sheep -1 to \[c. Hogs were .}c lower at  5 to 5ic.  At'Toronto on April 27, export cattle  weie quoted at 4 to l\c, butchers'  cattle ranged from 2"f to 3Jc; sheep 3 to  3Jc; yearlings 4'f to 5?c; hogs 5J for  best bacon, heavy tat 4A to 47, sows 3c.  ��������� .-������-.   Emperor William is reported to  have a detailed plan by which the interests of Germany, France and Bel  gium in the Transvaal are to be pro  tected against British interests. It is  also reported that Russia is embittered  against. England.  A knotty "point in the Canadian law  of marriage litis just been settled by  the Supreme Court of Canada. By the  new ruling persons married in Canada,  who go to tlie United States for divorce and then return are guilty of a  bigamous act and liable to the penalty  infiicted by the criminal code.  During Friday's sitting of the parliamentary committee to enquire into  the Transvaal raid Mr. Chamberlain.  Secretary of State for the Colonies,  made a long statement under oath,  denying in the most explicit manner  that he or his colleagues in the colonial  office had, until the day before the  raid, the slightest suspicion of anything in the nature of an armed invasion of tho Transvaal.  TIME Gr\RD NO. I  To take effect on Wednesday, November 23  183 j.   Trains run 011 Pacific! Standard. Time.  GOING WtST.  DAILY  GOINO EAST  8:00am Leavo.  j\rrive 3:30 p 111  8:30 a 111      *'    ..  .South Fork..  "      3:15 pm  1:30 a ra      "    .  ..Sproulo's...  '* ��������� ' 12:1.5 p m  0:51 a 111       ���������  ���������'.  .Whitewater..  .   "      2:00 pm  10.03 am      "   .  . Dear .Lake ..  .   "      1:18 p m  10:18 am      "   .  ..jMcGuiean...  .   "    .1.33 pm  10:30 a 111  ... Bailey's   .   "      1:21pm  -10:38 a m-=*-"���������;==  ���������vr- 3 unctlonVr";  .���������" ���������1:K p m  10:00 am Arrive.  ....Sandon....  . Lcavel:C0 p in  .For rates  and   information  apply   at   the  Company'sofllces.  ���������   P. XV. BUY AN,  KO BT. HIVING. Supt. andlAsst. Trcas.  Traffic Manogcr.'KuBlo  DR./-.LIEN'S  Hoof Remedy  For   use  in   cases   where  disease  eats  off the horn  of the hoot'  Try It and  Save Your Horso  A sure euro  for this  disease  For sale fay  W. A. ALLEN -  Veterinary Surgeon       Calgary  (anadian  \   Pacific RjJ  SO , PACIFIC LINE  The cheapest, quickest and hest'  route to  Toronto      New York,    Philadelphia  Montreal     Boston,   Halifax  and all Eastern and European Points  Tourist Cars leavo Revelstoke  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  everv Monday; and for Montreal  und Boston every Thursday.  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-  TTAY. timothv and prairie; OAT8,  CHOP, URAN, SHORTS. H'LOUR,  POTATOES EGGS. BUTTER,  FISH, HAMS, BACON, Etc.,  FROM I^EUY BROTHERS  ltcco Street SANDON  GUY BJ1RBER   Ppaetieal i!  Watefernakep  Empress of Iudia, Empress of  Japan aud Empress of China sailing  every four weeks for China and  Japan. , &  Warimoo and Miowera sailing  monthly for Honolulu, Suava and  all Australian aud Xew Zealand  ports.   -  I "or full particulars apply to  nearest C. P. R. agent, or to  J. XV. HKADSHAW,      .  Ageut, Revelstoke.  H.  Sr.  McORISaOK.   Tr-ivdling* Passenger  Aironr.  Nelson. 11. C.  GEO.  Mclj.   DROWN.    District   Passenger  Aiccnt. V-nnouver.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH - Revelstoke.  Preaching services at 11 a-ni. and 7:.T0  p.m. Class meeting at the close of tho  morning pcrvice. Mihbath School and Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer mect'ng  every Wednesday evening at 7*30 p.m. Tho  public aro cordially invited.   Scats free.  REV. J. Al WOOD. Pa'tor.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Reyelstoke.  bervice every Sunday evening at ,_."������  p.m. Bib e Cliss at 2:30 p.m., to wliich  ull aro welcome.  31. QEDDE3, B   A.. Missionary.  HOLY  TRINITY CHURCH���������Revelstoke.  Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. and  7:30 p.m.      ,  REV. V. YOLLAND. Rector.-  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH ���������Revelstoke.    Mass  fourth   Sunday in  month  at 10-30 a.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  PROFESSIONAL  __-_Srrm-im.  (J. P. R. Watch  Inspector  and Repairer  \-\T   B. 3IcKECHNIE.  VV ��������� (jr. n��������� m. i>. c. irj  Physician and Surgeon.  Office:   Near the Union Hotel.  Calls by telephone or telegraph  promptly  attended to.   OtHce hours:   9-JO to 11am., 1:30  to 1 and 7 to ������ p.m.  Revei stoke      -     -       Bnrnsn Columbia.  C.JVI. WOODWORTH  M. A..  LL. B.  Notary, Conveyancer, Etc  Mines and Real Estate.  &  Slccas Citr  Eritish Columbia. Wanted  IV-  B  Dealers in Rolled Oats. Oatmeal  and   all   kinels of  Grains,  ' Feed, etc., to write the  rackman & Ker Milling Co.  ....South Edmonton, Alta.  O.I1.W.ITY  UICIIIT���������-IMIICKS  UIGIIT  Agent: A. B. Gray, Nelson.  LOCAL AND .JJENERAL . NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items Round  and  About Revelstoke.  More Indies'sailor hats at Coursier's.  Good Timothy Hay at C B. Hume  & Co.  Mr. C. R. Carlyon returned from the  coast this morning.  * H. N. Coursier is agent for the  Hi'intzman Piano.  * Call on It. Howson & Co. and see the  display of furniture just arrived.   3t  Mrs. G. E. Grtig'an and daughter are  expected to arrive on today's train  from the east.  * It. Howson & Co. have n choice  line of cheap bedroom sets. Get one  before they are sold out.  Mr. Geo. .M. Aikman representing  Dri'wry's brewery at- Winnipeg was  in town yesterday.  Female suffrage was turned down  by 1(1 to 12 in the legislature lust Monday.   Mr. Kellie voted ��������� for the Indies.  Always something new at Coursier's.  See those- boys' suits���������strong, pretty,  iu many colors, and at selling prices.  Mr.,Thos. Richardson, of the Maple  Leaf hotel, Illecillewaet,, came 'in to  attend the funeral of the late Mr. Edwards today.  Mr. J. McMaster, agent for the Lake  of the Wooels Milling Co., is in lown.  He expects to make this place his  headquarters.     ' _ ���������  Rev. J. A. Wood returned from  Kamloops yesterelay morning. The  recent rains have hsul'n very beneficial  clfet't on the ranges.  Mr. J. M. Oavanagh, of the firm of  Cousins to Cavauagh. Medicine Hat,  went, through yesterday to open up a  dry goods store at Slocan City.   -  An interesting.and suggestive article  'on Mining Development,   in    British  Columbia on onr second page is taken  from the Calgary-Herald.  Mr. Chas. Taylor is making preparations to build a 70 foot,   scow   at   the  landing above the bridge.   When completed he will set up  his gold saving  s machinery "on her.-  -    ���������   '- :-/; ���������* -.'-  Mr.'A. "N." Smith  Has   secured   the  services of an English bilker,  .just .tint  .-��������� from-London: whose style'" of baking  is much appreciated by the old country  section of the populaMon.  " Tlie Cidgary. Jleridd sii'ys that Mr.  D. M. Rae, of the Golden Era, is going  to.- put in a new printing.plant in  Golden and run a paper under, the  -name of the East Kootfnay Miner.  Our attention has been called to' the  fact that the first of May has gone by.  but with the exception of the removal  of Mr. Coursier's fence, nothing has  been done to clear the obstructions  from the river end of King St.  Mr. D. Ferguson and L. McDonald  are working away at the Sunshine  - claim on the Arm." They are running  a 50 foot tunnel,' and are now in very  good looking ore, which assays well  in gold and silver.   Mr.-Edr Hill man cmne-in-f rom���������Calgarv on Wednesday and went on down  with a carload of horses including a  *tage team of four horses, a buggy  team. and other draught animals.  He also brought a good stage coach.  Mr. G. I. Clink is very  well   pleased  with the outlook for his   saw mills   in  , .the Lardeau country.    He has secured  -his timber on Trout Lake and  intends  to put one of his mills in at Ferguson,  and the other on the lake.  There will lie a celebration of the  Holy Eucharist in the English i-hurch  tomorrow morning al S o'clock and all  Sundays at that hour in future.*. There*  will also be a second celebration after  morning prayer on the rit-ht Sunday in  each month.  Mr. Sam Dese.-hatnps left, on yesterday's train for Roseherry to assist, his  partners in developing the Silver  Wave on Wilson Creek. This property has a large li'tul, from which assays  ot 71 oz. of silver anel ������10 gold have  ht-i*u obtained.  ��������� Visitors to Trout Lake City report  the place busy and full of people. A  number of new buildings are going uo.  The Ahrahamson Bros., have in the  Queen's Hotel there* a house* whie-h  would be a ciPelft to any town, and  run it in good style.  i/Mr. W. B. Pool, president of the*  Great Western Mine Ltd., and Mr.,1.  J. Young, of the Calgary Herald, paid  a visit to the mine last week anel were  well satisfied with the appearance of  everything there. Development work  will be started as soon as ever supplies  can he got up to the mine.  At Ferguson both hotels are reported  full up and stores running full blast.  Men are'- engaged in clearing the.  townsite. and another party of 14 men  is making the new waggon road. C. E.  Shaw's townsite office'is going up. jVII  the way from Thomson's Landing to  Ferguson the trail in lively with teams  and pedestrians bringing in machinery, furniture, merchandize*, powder,  hay and oats, and every conceivable  kind of supplies.  Mr. W. R. Hull returned from a trip  to Burton Citv on Wednesday. He  le:ft on.Thursdav for Calgary and will  despatch Mr. It. J.'Jephson, D."L. S..  from that place to survey out the  townsite. He intends to put in a sawmill, and will not build a wharf at  present, as landing can., be easily  effected without one. There are 120  claims staked within the vicinity of  Burton City. ' -Mr. Hull "intends to  have 25 blocks surveyed ont to begin  with.  For first-class Hauls and Bacon call  on C. B. Hume to Co.  * R. Howson to Co. have some 'fine  kitchen tables at a bargain. 3 ...  It was the intention of the government to prorogue this afternoon,', if  possible. .- ''.'')  Don't, spoil your feet, ami temper  too. Ct>ursier\s footwear will give you  comfort.  * There.* is a nice lino of sideboards  on display at the s-li.iwrooni of It.  Howson to Co. They are selling cheap,  A Montreal despatch to the Free  Press nays that it is believed that Gen.  Sttpt. Whyte's division of tho 0. P. R.  is to he extended to the Pacific.  There are six boarders in tho government liotel at present. Mr. Graham is getting one* of the rooms converted into a kitchen for the use   of  thu guests, at. that establishment.  Mr. 1. M. Citron, general merchant,  of Thomson's Landing, has got in his  season's supplies, and i.s now ready to  furnish miners and prospectors with  every necessary. See his advertisement on our first page.  The New Denvesr Ledge says that  the Colorado Sampling Works of  Denver have selected Nakusp as the  place at which to erect works for  sampling ores for tho Slocan and ntl-  .ioimngt mining divisions in AVest  Kootenay.  The Kootenay steamer is now ready  for passenger service, and was expected tei make her first trip yesterday. She is lighted throughout with  electricity, having 200 incandescent  lamps. The keel for the new fast boat,  the Flyer, has been laid at Nakusp.  , .  There is a sum of "11,000 in the supplementary estimates to purchase a  site for a new government building  for Revelstoke, but as no detailed  statement of the snpplementai-ies has  reached here yet, it is impossible to  say whether an item for the- building  is included in a lump sum of $51,000  set apart lor public works or not.  Mr. G. B. Batho, late of Olds, Alberta, who is going to open up in Ferguson, arrived with bis family on Wednesday's No. 1. ne left yesterday  with 2 carloads of a general stock of  hardware, dry gooels. groceries, boots  and shoes, etc., for the coming mining  camp of the Lardeau.  There will be a meeting of citizens  held tonight in the public school to  arrange the best methods of..celebrating the Diamond Jubilee ' on " June  22nel next. Everybody is requested to  make n special effort to attend. All  our merchants have agreed to close  ther stores on that day.  Bicycles are becoming more' numerous than ever in town, and for. the  sake of the nerves ot peelstrians something ought to he elone to regulate  them. The sidewalks should certainly be kept free, and bells and lamps  carried to give due warning of the  approach of the silent wheels.  Rev. C. Liidneivof Rossland. president of the B. O. Conference; mid-Mrs.  and Miss Ladiier camij up on yester-  diiy'sbpat from the south.. Mr. and  Mrs.-Ladner proceeded east this'morning to'Golden where the rev:'gentleman will dedicate the new Methodist  church tomorrow. Miss Ladnpr 'remained in town and is the guest, of  Mrs. Chas. Lirulmark. ,  The Horne-Payne.syndicnte are calling in their men from- their 'Rossland  properties, and intend to devote their  attention at present to their Illecille*-  waet and Lai dean mines. At the  Silver Cup the tunnel i.s nearly through  to the main ledge, and has cut several  splendid bodies of ore. The Broadview is also shewing up finely. Parties  of ineti :ire working at the True  Fissure, Sunshine and Old Sonoma.' ''  Mr. XV. Cowan intends to move the  Central telephone station on to a  couple of lots which he owns near the  brewery, as soon as he can get lumber  tcrputrup-an-offiee.-'"���������He-will-have-a  telegraph key in the station anil an  operator, which will be available; for  the transmission and receipt of tries-  *-_iores during the day. and another key  in the Victoria, which will be n^ed.for  evening messages. * These arrangements will be of great convenience to  the public.  The Kaslo Kootenaiansays : "Many  prospectors aie going into the Ijiiido-  Duncan country, ihe Unpvr Duncan  being the popular goal. List Sunday  at lea**t twenty seekers after hidden  wealth left for the upper count ry. arid  not a day passes but witnesses the departure "of "pick armeel and grub  equipped prospectors. The snow, it is  reported, has almost entirely distip-  ivm-ed even from the high ground.  rii>* prospector in that high region  will have a long favorable season, unci  wonderful progress towards the; elevel-  opmentof the country, which is known  to abonnel in mineral from the lowest,  to the highest grade of silver, lead and  not a little gold."  CORRESPONDENCE.  I  TUITION  Miss Le~:i Martin will give Piano or  Organ Instruction at pupil's residence.  Private Lessons in German, Shorthand, and Calisthenics.. Typewriting  elone by the hour. Apply at the  Kindergarten  from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  rga  lmytt  ' Enijc-TioN Ovricn.  Victoria, 5th May. 1897.  NOTICE is hereby "given that the annual  examination of candidates tor certificates  of quilltlcatltin to tench in the Poblio Schools  rf tho Province will be held as follows, commencing on Friday, July 2nd, 1807, at 8.1" a.m.:  Vio-orla Tn riouth Park School Building  Vancouver In High School Building  Kamloors In Pnblie School Building  Ench applicant must forward a notice, thirty  duys h< fore tho examination, stating tho clam  and grade of certificate for which ha will bo n  candidate, tho optional subjects selected, and  at whi-,h ot the above named places be will  attend.  Every notico of intomlon to be an applicant  mu������t be accompanied with satisfactory testimonial of moral character.  Candidate* are notified that, all of tho nliovo  requirements must be fulfilled before their  api>licatio*is can be filed.  All candidates for First. Clsss. Orndn A,  Certiilcni.es. including graduates must attend  in Viotoria to take tbe subjects prescribed for  Jnly 12. h and I3th instants, and to undergo  required oral examinations.   ,  S. D. Pope,  8mylt  Superintendent.!}! Education.  - . The Golden Era  TO THE EOITOR OF THE HERALD t  Sir,���������I have just seen a statement  in your columns, and which . you  allege to have been given you Ivy. Mr.  McCarter, that I had "locked out Mr.'  D. M. Rue, who litis been 'running the  Era for the past few years, and was  holding fche foit, on which an attack  vi et armis with an axe was in contemplation," Permit me to inform  you that the. statement is a lie, I  havo not locked out anybody. 1 have  purchased the principal interest in the  property and business of-the Golden  Era, of which Mr. McCarter has been  acting 'as editor. Those who have  known the Era in the past will admit  that it has not been much credit to  the district or to those who have been  connected with it; so that, though I  regret to have hurt Mr. McCarter's  feelings by depriving him of his position as editor, it is imfoi ttunite that  any vindictiveneness on his pait  should lead him in consequence to the  circulation of falsehood. I hope that  any changes that are being made by  me in the interest of the paper will  ilso prove* to be in the interest of the  district, in which the paper is published, ami I shall do my utmost to  bring this about. But for unavoidable  delays here and elsewhere, I should  have been at Revelstoke some'time  igo to complete my business arrangements there.  I am. etc.,  E. A. Haggen.  Golden, May 4, 1807. :     .  [The, statement which appeared in"  the Herald may not have given all  the facts, but there, was nothing in it  to justify Mr. Haggem's language.' He  has,,so.he says, and as has been"the  common report for some time past,  acquired the controlling interest in  the Era. Mr. Rae, to whom the  comp-iny owe money for wages, has  refused ,. to recognize Mr. Haggen's  status till he gets his pay. At the  particular point of the hostilities in  question, Mr. Haggen had purchased a  new lock and put it on the door of the  Era office, which sadly needed one,  with the result that Mr. Rae was on  the outside and could only get in hy  Mr. Haggen's ' permission. ' The  Herald understands that this having  been obtained by a show "of capitulation, Mr. Rae has resumed his'original  attitude of non-recognition of Mr.  Haggen's claims, which as far as we  can sec are well founded, to assume  control of the. paper. We do not see  that there is anything in our "paper to  hurt Mr. Haggen's feelings. He will  get some worse rubs'than that a go'dcl  deal, before in*! has been running a  paper out west very ' long.���������Ed.  Herald.] , :':  The Banker, Merchant & Manufacturer  To TnE Editor of The Herald:   '   -  Sir.���������In your issue of the 5th inst;  the very mild critic-ism of the write-up  of the Town of Revelstoke and country  tributary thereto contained in the  Banker, Merchant and Manufacturer  of Chicago, calls for a few comments.  The 1,000 copies of the B., M. to M. were  sent to Revelstoke at a cost of $8.36  by express. If these remair. for yi*ars  in the offices of Mr. Haig and Mi  -Weilsit-willbe the fault of-the citizens  who subscriheel i>>5 each, and who are  each entitled to 50 copies. These they  can with little trouble send to desirable  parties. The squares labelled ''quartz  and placer" on the map were placed  there by Sir. J. D. Graham, the Government Gold Commissioner, as indicating about e-orrcctly the localities  in which claims hail been filed in his  ollice. > However in justice to the  Herald editor, the B., M. to M. acknowledges the valuable assistance  in thu compilation of the B., M. to M  iii'ticle .'itToirictl by reference to bis  articles on the districts surrounding  Revelstoke.- That tbe towns of Trout  Lake City and Ferguson did not ap  pear on tlie innp is the fault of the engraver in Chicago. They were marked on the original. A committee of  the Board of Tr.ide revised the aiticlc.  Personally I have endeavon'd that  the tow n should get more than the  8100 paid, Mr. J. Francis Ijee. Gen  eral Passenger j\gent for the C. P. II,  in Chicago, writes me* that the article  was copied in "The American Canadian," anel that, his idea is to issue it in  folcler form. I also look the trouble  to write out three similar articles for  ji daily paper in St. Paul, F.irgo and  Chicago respectively, and to semi them  in. Whether they were published I  have not as yet ascertained. ff the  editor of the Herald still thinks that  any part of the $100 was thrown away  he places a very small value upon  newspaper work. As my work for  Itosslatid, Nelson and the. Slocan has  equaled the work above indicated for  Revelstoke, few will join the Herald  in applying the wot el "Fake" to this  work. The small amounts paid have  not covered expenses. My ulterior  object is to awaken an interest in  Chicago and the middle Htaten, and to  engage at Chicago in the btiKiness of  directing capital to this Province. I  am well satisfied with my trip, nnd  take, this Vneans of thanking those  who hiive extended courtesies to mc.  Yours, etc..  I>. AV. Ci.endknan.  120 Randolph St., Cbitnge., 111.  [If thu subscribers in question are*  siitifified from the appearance of No.  i::, Vol. 2 of the B., M. to M., that it is  n paper likely to have any appreciable  circulation and influence among  Chicago business men, the Herald  has no more to say in the]1 matter.]  ill  't3__im'-s  Agent for the Blickensderfer  Typewriter  F. B. VEI2I2S  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  V. B.-PEASE &,ee,���������  REVELSTOKE STATION ...  TIMOTHY by carload, ton or bale.  PRAIRIE offered today at very low prices to make room.  MANITOBA   POTATOES-Carload just arrived.  ���������HSGrGrS���������A- large consignment.  Before hitting the Hills  Get your Medicine Chest refitted at  :!_PfS &fittG--$T4  Parcels Delivered  '   * We Never Sleep  REVELSTOKE  STATION  /J  RESIDENTIAL. LOTS  FOR SA.LE���������situate between the Methodist Church and'the brow oC the hill,  1 . *��������� ������������������ . '.  '     >' near'the-old town!  ��������� For prices and particulars apply ,to- /..   - .    ���������'  -T. L. H-AJG, Sole Agent:  G. E, SHAW.:  NOTARY PtiBLie,' " :''  REAL.  ESTATE AGENT.  Desirable Residences far Sale or to Let.  Convoynncing In all Its branches.  Fire Insurance).  MITCHELL  & CO,  t3M_l___2fiK  INSURANCE AND  COMMISSION  AGENTS,  MINING  BROKERS,  CALGARY, ALTA.  land n<jtice  Not're Is hereby iriven that, sixty days after  dale, I Intent! to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nna Works to purchase the  following lands, situated In Trout Lake dls  trlct. nn tbe south fo'k of the l-ardcati river, at  the Eight-Mile Bridge. *  . dmmenoing at. a post marked 'Initial Pont.  Robert Jamieson, Nortnwest-corner post";  thence east 80 chains; thence south 40 chains;  thenco wert 80 chains; thenoe north 40 chains  to the point of commencement, oontAinlng 329  acres more or less.  ROBERT JAMIE80N.  Sunshine M'no, 1.1th March 1807.      27mrnDt  From Brantford, the Home of Good Manufactures  THE ONLfY-  CANADIAN BIGYGLE.  ' That received an award at the World's Crlum-.  blan Exposition for points of general excellence  was the Brantford Red Bird, the strongest,  specdle-tt and moat beautiful bicyclo sold la tho  Dominion today.  THE WISDOM OF This award  Is vcrltlcd by the faot that four out of Ave of the  Class 13 championships for .'05, and four out nf  flvo of the professional championships for *96  were won on a Red Bird. Notwithstanding  what tlio tidcrs of other wheels may do, the  fact remains that when anything worth winning  is won, the trick la generally dono on the feat  and beautiful Bod Bird.  THE GOOLD BICYCLE CO., Ltd.,  These famous "Wheels are sold-toy the BRANTFORD.  COWAN-HOIjTEN-DOWNS CO.  mzmmm  BRANCHES:  Toronto,  Montreal,  St. John,  Winnipeg',  Sydney, Australia. -  1  W. A. NETTLE,  Carpenter and Contractor  Flans and Estimates Prepared.  REVELSTOKE STATION,  B.C.  NOTICE Is hereby ifiven that GO days after  date, I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Ijfnds and Works for permis-ion  to parchiuo r'ne following dcsc-iibcd Ittnr) situated In the Itevelstoke Oivislon. West Kootenay District: Commencing at* po^t planted at  or near the northeast coTrr of Lot 1140,  Group I, West l~or>*ennr District, and marked  "C. K. Shaw's J". W. corner." going 10 chains  east, thence 10 chains south, thenco 10 chains  west, i hence, 1) chntns r ortli to the point of  O'.mnuncc'ncnt, containing 110 acres moro or  less  Date". March 24th, 1897.  3<������pw9t C. E. Shaw.  Notice  I, John Sweeney, wish to" stale that, having  accused A. L,. Beaton, of Trail. B.C , nf being  tho party who robhetl me on Tue'day night-.  I have since found out that Mr. Beaton was  certainly not the guilty party, since be has  bci-n able to account for every hour of the  nieht In qrteitlon. and I hereby apologize to  Mr. Beaton for having falsely accusud him.  niiyit John Sweesey.  Our Aim is  To Suit  Our  Customers.  Anel -judging by the increase in  onr bnsiiiL'.t.s, we nre succeedinj" in  HititinK them, probably better than  outside tailors we read about.  ".'  We have the largest stock- in the  town to select from. The very latest  in 8 tli tings.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Wilson, Tailor,  Opp. C. P. B. water tank.  W. G. BIRNEY,  PAINTER  -TnTT"  .      .    ��������������������������� -  Paper Hanging a Specialty  Address: Care of Union Hotel. Revelstoke,B.C.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  EVERYBODY READS THE HERALD  BLACKSniTHINO and JOBBlNd,  PLUnBINfJ mid PIPE-FITTINa,  TINSniTHlNa and SHEET IRON  WORK,  MACHINERY REPAIRED.  Mining Work a Specialty.  Robt. Qordon, -   Revelstoke Sta.  ana

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