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 KL"  n  -ISSUED  .TWIOE-A-WEEK - *V7*EID3SrES_r)_A_.-SrS    J^HTJD . SA%TTJ*Rj3DA."X*S-  Vol. I.    No.  62.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  i '  ^SSSSSeiSSSS^a8SSS������SSe<fsS&^  Shoppin  by letter  THK first thing wise p������ople tbirk of  when ordering goodB by mail is the  capacity for business of thoso they write  to. Theroputatirn wc enjoy for promptness makes our Mail Order trade forge  ahead at a gratifying rate.  July  Our Specialties  Groceries  Liquors  Cigars  Crockery  Dry Goods  Boots and Shoes  Men's Furnishings  Tailoring  ABSTRACT   OF   RECORDS  j Revelstoke   Mining    Division   for   the  Month  LOCATIONS.  ucky Boy, French Creek, J. F. Em-  ney; Gold Hill, French Creek, J. F. Empev;  Frisco, French Creek, .1. F. Kmpev.  July ".���������Coiustoek, Silver Creek, Joseph and  I.ouis Gucre; Union, Silver Creek, Joseph and  Louis Ouere; At La.st,Carnes Creek, Jos. Dunn;  July G.���������liarefoot, I.afonne Creek"* August  Gove; Ellen, Isaac Creek, T. Mcudon.  July 14.���������Orphan Hoy, I-eatic Creek, D. J. Star-  wnlel; Black Chief, Isaac Creek, 1). J. Starwiild;  Kob Key, Isaac Creek, Geo. Steven^; l'aullnc,  Isaac Creek, J. K. Amiable; Mabel F. fraction,  Isaac Creek, I. VY. Column; Wigwam, Isiatie  Creek, J. E. Amiable.  July 13.���������Trojun, Second Creek, II. Schmit  and '1. Mcadon; Fourth of Julv, Second Crook,  II. Schmit and T. Mention.  July 16.���������Iron Clad, Uight-milo Creek, J. II.  White; Jewel, Eight-mile Creek, G. A. Smith.  Tl'.ASSFEHS.  July 3.���������At Last, 14, J. Dunn to W. Cowan.  July 6.���������Saracen, J.i, A. Lercquo to A.  McNeil; Tain O'Sbanter, J.' 1*. Anustrong to A.  McAniiallv.  Dressmaking  Requests for price lists and samples  receive prompt attention. .  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary....  _Sggg@������Sg_2SggS-2������g������_'"  JUBILEE UNDERCURRENTS  T. L. HAIG  Sole Agent for  {Revelstoke  .^^ Townsite  MINING  * FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  Office:  Rooms 1 and 2, Pool Block, Revcl-  ' stoko, B.C.    -  Arthur g. m. spragge,  Barrister, Solicitor, &c.  Notary Public.  OSloe upstairs in Smith's block. Pacific Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B. .C.  o. d;,sw'eet,.'  Practical Accountant.  Books posted, accounts rendered, etc., etc., on  short notice. Charges moderate. Give mc  a call.  Omen at Griffith.-; & Co.'s Drcg Stobe.   ;  "lly"   ��������� _   GAMBLE & jO'REILLY, ���������  Civil Engineers,.Provincial Land  j Sukvkvors.  Accountants and General Agcnti;,  Nelson and Kossland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  Doors  Windows  Mouldings  Casings  Newel Fpsts  Balusters  Stair Rail  Brackets, &c.  General  Stores at Revelstoke Station, Nakusp,  New Denver and Burton City.  Dealers in  *.  Heavy and Shelf  Hardware,  Steel, Dynamite, Caps,-Fuse.  5*r  F. C. Gamble, J. P., M. Inst. C. E., M. Cen. Soc.  -     C. K., P. L. S. for B. C, (late Resident Engineer Department of Public   Works   in  Canada in B. C.) Nelson, B. C.  Francis J. O'Reilly, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., P. L, 3.  " "   for B7C7RosslandrBrC. ��������� -���������Sjlytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  Regular me*etings are he'd in the*  Oddfellows' Unil onthe'secoid and  fourth "Wednesdays of each month at  >��������� 7:30 p m. "Visiting brethren cordially  *��������� invited.  E. Adair, W.M.    . T. J. Graham, R. S.  ROBERT SAMSON,  . Dealer in Wood.  Dravlng and Delivery Work a specialty ot  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a moment's notice.  Agent for the Standard OU Company.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  8necessors to Hull Bros. * Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  i   Beef, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOPS  and  REVEL8TOKE.  All orders in onr lino promptly filled.  :   R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter--^"^  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  Silver Knives  ._ and. Forks.  and other Silverware of the  latest designs and best quality, at Ens-tern prices.   New  "Stock justin.  Guy Barber, Front st.  The exact significance of the enthusiasm, with whicli the jubilee wits celebrated in London and the olel country  generally is beginning to appear as  the more detailed accounts come to  hand. There has been quite a discussion going on over this qiisstion in the  Montreal Star, some writers contending that it was evoked by the good  qualities of the Queen as a woman,  others that it was her merits as a  sovereign, which called it forth. As a  matter of fact it docs not take much  reading between the lines to see that  neither of these considerations was  the principal factor, but rather a  glorification of the Empire embodied  in the person of its sovereign. The  colonial premiers and the colonial  troops havo excited the wildest  enthusiasm, wherever they appeared,  an enthnsiam which broke through  official red" tape and military punctiliousness, when the N, W. M. Police  were posted to lead the march part ol*  the whole Imperial army at the Aider-  shot review. , The jubilee marked the  triumph of the Imperial idea over  British conservatism. It exhibited  Imperialism transformed *'. into an  emotion. For the first lime the people  as a body grasped the full sense of  Empire*, Uie real meaning of their own  position iu the world, and the feeling  seemed to come upon them with overwhelming forced  And beneath' the enthusiasm a,deep-  er note is discernible. One correspondent mentions how the women could be  seen crying as the colonials passed  and again at the sight of -the great  war ships during tlie review of the  fleet. Another noticed a feeling.tilmost  a.presentiment, of impending calamity  among the crowds." The-cheering for  the foreign.war'ships was very faint  and perfunctory. "This is not a usual  characteristic of an English crowd.  At - the coronation . procos.uon they  cheered Marshal-Soult almost as much  as- theyidid the-Queen, The innate  feeling ~cf. superiority is" so great as to  place themabove" any"petty_. demonstrations of" illwill. But it was.as if  tho,time was.tuipropitions for mere  courtesy. The issues at stake are-too  great. "Many there are that hate  us "and signs'are not wanting that  the resources of diplomacy iu staving  olf the'inevitahle conflict are becoming exhausted. The-European political  atmosphere is highly charged just now  and the Empire would have, furnished  the object of attack before now, only  her statesmen have always man-tged  at every turn to make it singularly  dangerous and disadvantageous for  the other side to begin. There is small  wonder���������the���������jubilee���������crowds,���������had���������no  cheers to throw away. The nation  that is not with us just now is against  The Canadian alien labor law is to  be put in force to protect Canadian  labor on the Crow's Nest railway.  This is tho first, .instalineut of retaliation, into which Canada has been  forced by the barbarous policy towards  foreigners adopted by* the United  Sttit.es, against her- traditions and  against her wishes. But there is a  certain necessity for the enforcement  of the law under the-circumstances,  which is quite apart from any soreness  felt in Canada, over the treatment  received by Canadians in' the United  States. ..Canada has to guard against  an inrush of the hoboe and tinhorn  element from the cities of the Pacific  states to the construction* of the new  road. The enforcement of our new  alien act will act as a detriment to  this undesirable, American element  and at the same time give Canadian  labor its proper consideration in the  building of this great national work.  FERGUSON  BUSINESS AND   MINING  FROM LARDEAU  NOTES  NOTE AND COMMENT  Get  Your  Drug's  Cheap  ' -Every  family   has    its- drug  stive needs through tho year. In  case of sickness these needs are  > increased and the cost of remedies becomes an important item  of expense.  We can save you money on  drugs���������save you more than you  are apt to expect.  We buy the best of everything  for cash, sell for cash, and sell  for just what things are w_orth.  Try us and see if prices are not  .   satisfactory.  Ma'l orders are promptly  attended to.  0. H. ALLEN  The Pioneer Brewer  oC-Kootenay   I >      THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  I  T.   ABRIEL,  NAKUSP. B.C.  Real* Estate, Mines and Insurance  For information on mlnoral* claims on  Cariboo Creek, "Write at once and get par-  tfeutow, 2Sm__U  The McDowell-Atkins-  . Watson Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists,  Mccarty block.  Geo. T. Mallory, Mgr., Revelstoke Branch.  PIPES  TOBACCOS  BOOKS  STATIONERY  JAPANESE FANCY GOODS  BEST SOFT DRINKS  IN TOWN AT  CHAS. J. AMAN'S WnSE"  KevkiLstoicc St-vtion, li, C.  The Henley regatta is on and as  usual when old country matters are  to the fore the .Manitoba Free Press  is all abroad. Its list of the entries  contains such geni3 ai Christian church  Oxford for Christ church, Urecht  University for Utrecht, Bailey College  for B11H0I, Ti itin apparently for Trinity and Letting College, Cambridge,  which we confess is beyond us. Such  mistakes in a journal of the pretensions  and influence of the Free Press ai'e  insufferable.  The Kootenaian objects to the coming provincial -elections .being" run  simply on the lines of Turner and  Anti-Turner and wants to see it run  on straight party linesr ��������� There is no  question of Mr. Turner in this matter.  What this province wants to see in  power is a Reform party bent" on  sweeping out of existence the whole  corrupt, antiquated,' and easy going  system of doing business"'at present in  vogue in Victoria, and on replacing it  by an honest and businesslike administration of public affairs.. This province has been tan quite ��������� long enough  for the btiiieQb of a little clique at  "Victoria. \t is high time it was administered for the benefit' of the people. Surelyi this , is "a basis of a programme on which-we can all work  together without' lugging in party  names, .which are' rapidly losing all  meaning even in Dominion politics. "���������  According to American despatches  the -United States is retdy to swoop  on Hawaii, if Japan makes any demonstration of hostilities. Swoops are  best made without so much cackling.  This annexation business is ^best discussed from the point of view of un  fait- accompli. Great Britain, which  has had some experience in these  matters, prefers this method. She  has found that to be really profitable  discussionhadbetter.be deferred until the Union Jack is comfortably  hoisted, a squadron is at anchor round  the corner, a British resident is in full  bloom administering the pax Britan-  nica, and a band is playing God Save  the Queen in front of the Government  House every evening. Then is the  time for the British Socialist and  Radical press to tear their hair, for  the editor of Truth to vituperate and  the American French and German  papers to rave. A time for everything  and everything in its time. The time  for swooping on Hawaii is before the  Japanese get there. It would be a  thousand pities for the United States  government to miss that island, after  all the dirt they have waded through  to get it.  The principal liiie^of- cleavage in  Dominion politics' used^to be on the  tariff. But the Liberals, now that  they are in power, have'merely -modified the .tariff in certain-details without  to-'uehin^r'the "prineiples^-bn- which it  was-'based by former - Conservative  governments." And .what has this got  to do with our provincial politics anyhow ? What have the questions of  protection and free trade in 'Dominion  politics to do .with an honest government at Victoria? - Surely our friends,  the Grits",'do not intend to endeavor  to impose any longer on the constituencies with the cry that they are the  party of political purity, in" tbe face of  the fact that their own journals in  Ontario and Quebec are. denouncing  them for continuing and even improving upon every method of corruption  in vogue under the ' wicked Tories.  Railway^.bonuses,i_with_ the_;_usual  attendant crop of scandals, the system of party patronage abused and  extended beyond all precedent, wholesale bribery of the provinces by new  subsidies granted and old ones re voted,  an official executive kept up to its full  superfluous strength, the preposterous  size of the cabinet even increased,  these are* the first fruits of the new  political "morality. If it is to these  people alone that this province has to  look for a reformed administration,  the case is hopeless.' "Business is  business, as you know" will be a poor  motto, und?r which to commence our  struggle for honest government.  Accident With a Rifle.��������� New Hotels  Still Going up.���������Work on the Horne-  Payne Properties.���������Deal on the Town  Site.���������Prospecting and / Mining.���������The  Free Coinage to be Opened up.  From the Herald Man on the Wing.  Ferguson, July 14.���������Last Saturday  J, Green, manager for the Commonwealth company of Brandon, on the  Vera and Glenside, six miles up the  north fork of the Lardeau. injured his  left hand veiy badly. Ho was pumping a cartridge into the chamber of a  Winchester. ��������� The pin in the plunger  was fast with rust and exploded the  cartridge before it was driven home,  blowing up Mr. Green's left hand  which was over the cartridge. Dr.  MeKechuie.-who was fortunately, on  the spot visiting a claim of his adjoining the Commonwealth claims, put  forty stitches in the hand and took the  injured man down to the hospital at  Revelstoke.  F. S. Barnard of the Lilloet, Frasei  River and Cariboo Gold Fields Ltd.,  commonly known as the Horne-Payne  company._was in here last week. As  soon as the present roads and buildings are complet, the. company will  cut down its pay roll to about forty,  who will be employed in the mines.  At present they have about 55 in the  mines and 80 engaged in road building,  etc.  - It is reported that the townsite people have made a satisfactory deal with  the Horne-Payne company for the  forty acres or tho townsite adjoining  the   company's   present   buildings on  Alpha creek"* ,  Mrs. O'Connor, who is the proprietress of a hotel at the well-known  watering place, Banff, is going to put  up a three storey hotel on block 0.  R. Jamieson has been in town for a-  week",-but did not, make any arrangements to'commence work on "the  properties of the Winnipeg Mining  and Development Co.  The town is.still crowded and the  hotels overflowing. There are about  80 tents around the town.  A. Johnson, a Herald man, and F.  L. Lemon, photographer, have been  busy taking views of the town and  mines in the neighborhood for the  HebaijD Souvf.nib Guide Book.  A. Munro is preparing to start work  on the Free Coinage, the next claim  to the Silver Cup.  Arthur Cunningham is still-working  at the Bruce and getting put ore. _  THOMSON'S  LANDING.  Back from the Honeymoon���������New Hotels  Opening Up��������� A Sawmill for the Landing���������The Road Question  From Our Own Cori-espoiuleut.  Thomson's Landing, B. C, July 13.  ���������Mrs. Powell litis a gang of c.irpentui-s  fixing up tin; post office building -at  the landing for an hotel. She expects  to bo able to open the lestaiuant  part next week.  Mr. A. Munro, Trout Lake's inosl,  successful milling engineer, arrived fit  the Landing this evening with a gang  of miners. He is going to open the  Free Coinage, a claim 011 the Silver  Cup lead, for Messrs. Dunn ������fc F.u-i-cl,  of Vancouver. Alec understands his  business and will develop another  shipping mine before the snow flies,.  Mr. Wni. Baty has leased a piece of  land from 0. A. T'urnross, and is immediately going to commence the  erection of a large three story hotel,  so this week adds another townsite to  the Trout Lake list ot towns, which is  becoming tolerably lengthy.  Mr. T. XV. Grahume, of the Prospector's Exchange, has got his hotel  fixed tip in good shape, arid it, is one of  the best lirst class houses in Kootenay.  Theie is now sleeping accommodation  for CO guests, and the* ladies' sitting  room for neatness and comfort is not  surpassed by any in Kootenay. The  Landing is fast^becoming a favorite  summer resort, as well as one of tho  liveliest mining towns in Kootenay.  W,,o expect the capacity of the Exchange will require to be doubled, in a  few clays, for the table is to" be "supplied by Thomson's famous new spud,  Lhe Pride of the Landing.  Mr. G. I. Clink is going to set up a  steam sawmill" at the Landing with a  capacity of 10,000 feet, per day.  Messrs. Craig & Hillman have commenced the erection of a new frame  livery stable.   "-  Mivatid' Mrs. A. M. Craig got hack  from iheir wedding tour last Friday,  pn the arrival of the steamer a salute  of 21 guns'was fired. The ladies of the  Landing 'gave tlie" young couple a  rousing reception which wound up  with a grand ball in the Exchange.  The Thomson's Landing band, consisting of 25 instruments, under the leadership of Professor Ed. Hillman,  serenaded the young couple, for about  an hour, rendering a large variety of  beautiful selections. Mr. Craig thanked,  tliem _for their kindness and invited  them to ' the Exchange for refreshments. _.  Messrs. Doering and Marstrand  have commenced the erection of a  warehouse th.it.will hold about C car-  A  LUCKY  CRY GOODS CLERK.  CANADA FOURTH IN THE KOLA-  PORE CUP MATCH  The Queen Thanks Her People���������Result  of the Finals at Henley���������Butler, the'  Australian Murderer, Executed ��������� By  Balloon to the North Pole���������The C. P.'  R. Will Not Compete.      * '     ' -     .  (SPECIAL TO THE HERALD.)'-,.  London,   July   17.���������Tlie   Queen fiiur '__  sent a long message of thanks to her"  pccple for the loyalty shown on the ,  occtisioti  of   the  Jubilee", through (he'-  London Gazette. '   ,  Butler,  the   Australian   bush   murj    ���������  defer, has been execnted. He-confessed  Lo four murders.  Montheal,  July   17.���������Mr.  Shaugh-".  nessy says that the C.-P. R. prefer tcf t'  see the matter settled between He.inze"  and the Le Roi people regarding".the  smelter and   freight  charges," rather" ���������-  than build a parallel road.   - The C P.".  R. is not in the competition..   ' -       '"  Stockholm,July 17.���������Andree started -  on his balloon trip to  the Nor Hi*-Pole"'  yesterday.  Toronto, July 17.--Cana"da''came* " ���������  fourth iu the Koln'pore cup "contest at-l *  Bisley. The score was as -follows:���������'^".:  Victoria, Australia. 751;_New Zealand*"-' - -  713; England: 732; Canada. 732"."_,-', '"'��������� :  Fokt Steele, July 17.^Tno. Camp-" *  bell, a barrister of Vancouver", of the  firm of Wilson. CorbovflcT- an'iT.Canip-" ' "  bell, died here today.     "     ,' - -_".'���������-.  - Vancouver. July 17.��������� J." "Sloan;.-,-'  formerly a clerk in \\ilson's dry goods" .  store here, has returned from'- the' -'".  Klondyke country; where 'lie*.went aV-'-:  year ago, having cleaned Up $85,000 on "__  SonayaCreek. -      ���������       -.,,...,". /*.  Henley, July 10.���������In the' final heat' .  for   the   Grand   Challenge .'.ciip.._New'. ~  College beat tho Laanders,_a'n'e_ju the-/.  .  final beat for the diamond ."sculls .Ten-"'  ,  eyck beat Blaekst'iff.'who^preyidi'isly'V-  won from Dr. McDowell, "of Chicago'.' Jy'"'  AFTER A CLOSE-RACE   "*  '   "  FOUND   HIS FAMILY  Sitting up in Bed With Their Throats  Cut  London, July 10.���������Emma Symonds,  wife of an engine fitter, cut the throats  of her four young children, nnd then  her own. Symonds returned home  about 1 o'clock this morning and as he  entered his bedroom he stumbled over  the bodies of two 'of his children.  Turning in horror toward tho . bed, he  saw his wife and two other children  sitting bolt upright, their throats cut  from ear to ear, although life was not  then extinct. It is not possible that  any can survive.  Jim Hill has all the Railroads He Wants  In the course of an interview with  President Jim Hill of the Great Northern railway company the following  conversation is reporte:  "You might tell something of your  plans in regaid to constructing  branch lines," suggested the reporter.  '* I'm not going to construct any  branch lines."  " Not up into the Slocau ?"  " No, sir."  "Nor the Okanogan?"  " No, sir, I've got all the railroad I  want now, and it keeps me busy tak-  1 ing care of tbat.���������Rossland Record.-  The Horne-Payne Co. are constructing a pack trail from Ferguson to the  Broadview mine on the Great Northern lead. About two miles is now  finished and this week will see an  excellent pack trail to this promising  mine.  M. Edwards has the lumber on the  ground for the construction of his new  hotel on Alpha creek: A feed stable  will also be erected and run in connection with the hotel. -"       -  -  Malcolm, Peter, Andrew and James  Ferguson, brothers of Dave Ferguson'  ariived from the east last week.  Dr. McKechnie and Jas. McMahon,  of Revelstoke, who own the Surprise,  on S.irprise creek, about six miles  from Ferguson, on the north fork,  were in town this week and have put  two men to work. The ledge is 22 in.  of pure galena and the surface showings are excellent.  W. H. Viekers arrived on Saturday  from Revelstoke, and will remain in  town for a month.  W. B. Pool came in on Saturday  and left on Monday for thn Pool group  where he goes to extend the work1 on  the Nettie L. and Maybe. ������  " Cummings Bros, arelaying the pipe  today from a spring in the mountain  side to their'hotel.  Joe Morgan has opened up bis barber shop on Victoria Ave., and when  hiB stock arrives he will enlarge the  present building and carry a large  stock of confectionery, tobaccos, etc.  loads.  - The roads between the Landing and  Trout Lake are in terrible condition.  The government ought to put it- in  goo'd repair when they take ~3,C00 out  of the district in a month, but they  won't, for the money is all required  for that sink hole, Vancouver Island,  so the Kootenay cow" will have to  stand being milked for another year.  BEN   WREDE'S   FATE  His  Winnipeg Beaten" For the Steward's Cup  Henley on Thames, July ltS���������The"  Winnipeg craw won the first heat foi* ;  the Steward's cup on -Wednesday,"  beating Utrecht . University*'" "They  were beaten, by New College,"Oxford1  yesterday by a length. Th'e'sports-"  manlike behavior of the' .Winnipeg'  crew has attracted most'".favorable"  attention in England..  ,0 . _.'  ToclayV Quotatibnsin the-~aeial-Market'r-;  New York, July 17.���������Bar sUvf*r, GO" f.  copper easy, 11.18; lead s'troijg; 3;~i"l"   - ���������  Edmonton, Julv 16.���������The body of a  squaw, who had been strangled to  death by tying her hair around her  neck, was found near Edmonton yesterday.   Foul play is suspected.  Toronto, July 10.���������The "World's"  Montreal special says that it is settled  that the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company has made an offer for Mr.  Heinze's railway, extending from  Robson to Trail.'  Skeleton Discovered in the Omincca  - Counti*y  Letters recently received in Vancouver from the   Omiueco country   clear  up the mystery surrounding the fate  of Ben Wrotle, an old time hotel  man  at the coast, and latterly at Lardeau  City during tbe boom   there.     Last  February some roaming Indians found  a skeleton about ICO miles east of Fort  Graham, on the Osilmia river.together  with   papers .and  other  documents,  .which when deciphered at the nearest  Hudson Bay post, left 110 doubt that  the bones were those of  Ben  Wrede.  A crutch was found with  the bones,  and the*, supposition is that he' cut his  foot or leg in   some   manner   which  caused his death.    He was last seen at  Fort   Graham on  the  Findlay  river,  and" left there prospecting  on March  10th', 1800.     The   Indians   buried the  remains where they found them.   Deceased, who  was   for  a  long time a  partner   with  Mr. Chas.  Docting. of  Vancouver,   was  at   one   period very  well olf.     Latterly be became unfortunate  in  bis  bnsini's-i ventures, and  the collapse of the Lardeau boom compelled  him   Lo  start- out   piospecting  about   two   years   ago,   choosing the;  wild  and  desolate  Omincca   country,  where he perished, for the scene of his  wanderings.     He  left a wife and five  children residing ot Vancouver.  VISIT   OF   HON.-G:7B".- MARTINT-  He Inspects the Rivei* Bank'and' Other^  Points of Interest in Revelstoke   . .-  Hon. G. B. Martin,' commissioner of"  lands and works, came  in tli���������rmorn-",  ing   from   Kamloops.     He  paid  the'  Herald a visit this afternoon.   .It is'���������  13 years since he was" in Revelstoke,'-  and he naturally observed a good deal'  of  progress since bis last visit. -������ lit  company with Mr. Kellie he inspected*  tlie  ground where the river bank is"1  falling away, and agreed  that some-'  thing ought to be donc.'but headliefes*. ,  to the opinion tha't it is the business of ���������'  the Dominion government to' attend'*  to it.   Mr. Martin leaves for the south1  countrv this afternoon."  * ���������       '"..���������''    "  General Warren says that the Le'  Uoi company have finally-'decided' to'  locate their smelter at Nortbport, but  President Turner told a 1 Spokane rc-~  porter that nothing definite will be  decided till Monday evening, when  there will he a full meeting of stock-"  holders held. .   .  A prominent Alberta rancher, see-'  ing the extraordinary growth of straw-'  berries in the Gold Commissioner's'  garden, expressed an opinion that  there would be money in growing  them here for the Alberta market. ,  Fruit of any kind, it must be remeir.^"  he-red, is only grown under exceptionally favorable conditions' ill the territories.  As  there are several wild  rumors'  flying round town regarding the visit'  of   Mr. H.  A. Brown   to   Vancouver,  the  Herald sent a  reporter to the  Union  hotel  to investigate.    All  the'  information  he  obtained  from Mrs.  Brown was that the HEbALD might  publish what it pleased and take the  conueqi-ences.   and  that   those,   who'  caused him to go dowu there would  l-cgret   it.   The   reporter returned to*  the   office   in   exceedingly  cha-teneeif  frame of mine,'  ,Sk . *  U-:  R evelstoke  Herald  JOHN SOX  to rETTIPIECB  Proprietors and Publishers  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published in lho  ntcreata of ReveUto'ite and the surrounding  district. Wednesdays nnd iralurdajB, making  clewcat connections with all trttina.    AdvertUing Rales: Display ads. ~1.SO per  column inch. '2.W per inch \% hen Insertedon title  page. Legal ad_-..lic p*-r (nonpareil) lino.lot  first insertion *, Sc (or each additional msoi tiou.  Heading notices, I5c per line each lwoe. Birth.  VarrtaKe and Death notices, freo.  Snbacription Itate=:   By mail or carrier. S2.00  er annum ; <J1,������* for six months, strictly in  d vanco. ��������� ,T T .  Our Job Department: Thk Hiram; Job  Department is ono of lho best equipped  printing offices in West Koolenay. and is prepared to execute all kinds of printing m first  ceatM style at honest prices One price to all.  So job toolarge-none too small���������for us. Mail  orders promptly attended to. Give us a trial  on your next order.        .... j  To Correspondents: We invite correspondence on aoy subject of Interest to tho general  public, and desire a reliable regular correspondent in every locality surrounding  Revelstoke. In all esses the bona fide name  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  not necessarily for publicatioi.  Address all communication,  REVELSTOKE HEh  Revelstoke, 3. C.  I  s  r  IK  C. B. HUME & COMPANY  Agents :  RAM LAL'S TEA.  Wholesale MF.R P. HA NTS     Retail  Agents :  Victoria Powder Oo.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  Bound for the Hills  Prospectors and miners should nob   leave for  tho hills without having  a look  at this stock.    Wc  The Building Boom  ~j  1. AU     orrespoad ence    must legibly  ritten on one side of tbe paper only.  t. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed wilh tho proper name  f the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference to any  liing that has appeared in another paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in The IIEBAL.D.  We have made arrangements'to meet the demands which the rapid increase of orders in tho building'  carry full lines of  first  class Provisions,  Men's  Clothing,  Goodyear's Kip  Boots,  Prospectors  Shoes , (a   trade has caused this season.    Our lines of Builders' Hardware are very complete.    Nails, v*. ire and cut, all  sizes and kinds; Locks and Knobs, Hinges, Window Fasteners; Building Paper of various kinds, Tar Paper;  Linseed Oil, Boilded and P������.a\v; Varnishes, Turpentine, Shellac, White Lead, Dry Paints, (a largo assortment,)  Mixed Paints, Brushes, White Wash Brushes.  special line), H. B. Blankets, Mining and Prospecting Picks, long handled spring pointed Shovels, Striking  Hammers, Jessopp's Steels, Blacksmiths' Anvils and Bellows, Giant Powder 40, 60 and 75 per cent, Puses  and Detonators.  SATURDAY.  JULY 17,  1S97.  ABOUT CONSTRUCTION  SUPT  HANEY      TALKS      FOR  PUBLICATION  Next month we will have a talk with you about general  Dry Goods  Something else you all want to hear about, which is  Carpets  One Hundred Miles of the Crow's Nest  Road to be Built Before Winter���������  Work to be Continued all Winter  and to be Completed Next Year.  "Winnipeg Free Press :   Anyone who  happened to enter the Manitoba hotel  c rotunda   last   evening    might    have  thouglit that an exciting election was  in  progress,   or that  Winnipeg had  l-egained that commercial activity that  was   characteristic ot boom days���������or  being familiar with the current events  he would have realized what'a  momentous thing the construction of the  Crow's Nest Pass Railway  is to the  Western country.    The spacious rotunda was filled with people who had  different questions to discuss with M.  J. Hanev. chief of construction, who  arrived from the east the other day.  There were contractors who, although  they knew in advance what Mr. Ilaney  would tell them, h.'.'! to see him; there  were commercial men  who, although  they knew Mr. Haney wtis doing no  business while here, had something to  sell"   him;   there were office seekers  ,    who, although they knew Mr. Haney  had no positions to oilier until he organized at Macleod. had to remind him  that they were idle���������and there- -were  others.   In the last mentioned classification,   which   included  people with  widely   different  missions",  came, the  newspaper men.  Mr. Hauey received the Free Press  representative verv cordially and was  very gracious with his time, assuring  the scribe that there was no hurry  whatever.  ���������' Yes," he said, in answer to the  reDorter's first remark. " 1 think every  person realizes what a great thing the  construction of the road is to this  country. The question of supplies is  one of tbe most, impoilant for the  present. It is mir policy to get every-  . ._ .thing we can from tlii-. Section of the  country. Tiieire~wiiiiie-a��������� large -number of men at work, and the supplies  for them will be large. Our-lumber  -will. I think, be purchased chiefly in  in British Columbia on account of" the  locality.  "I proceed to Macleod tomorrow  driving trom Lethbridge on Sunday,  and on Tuesday the tenders for tlie  first 50 miles will be opened and ' tbe  contracts for the era ding' let. We  have divided the line into, five mile  sections and any contractor can have  several sections, or a fraction of one,  according to what he can handle. The  contracts for the second 50 miles will  .beletejQThiit.stl.lv. The work will  commence next Tuesday and in a few  days after that will lit* i'i progress all  along the line. We will push matters'  all we can so as to have the lirst 100  utiles completed by about the end of  Octcbc-r. This will take us over the  summit of the first mountains and as  mountain work can.be proceeded with  duirng the winter there will be no let  up until tin- work is completed. It  will be completed a= soon as it is practicable, which I think means in the  fall of *fi~. But we mav encounter unanticipated obstacles'to quick construction and the work may be delayed longer. However we have adopted  every means_ of pushing it through.  There are eight engineering parties  at work now and -while the construction of the first 100 miles is tinder wav  the whole route will be surveyed/ I  have not yet seen the survevs for that  part of the route that the "engineers  have been over, so as yet can give no  estimate of the amount of bridging or  masonry required. In the mountains  there are alternate routes and we will  not decide upon which is to be followed until all have been surveyed."  Mr. Haney.who is an ideal subject for  a reporter's queries, then asked if there  ���������was any other information he eoulel  impart and as there was not the reporter withdrew to make wav for a  few more contractors.  Mr. Hanr-y is accompanied by Mrs.'  Haney and his secrr-tarv. He will organize his office staff at Macleod. He  is doing no business in the city,..and  will do none until he arrives at his  headquarters.  Contractors here seem to be going  on the idea that there is any amount  of work to be done and that everyone  will get a slice of it. jUthouph no contracts will be let until Tuesday supplies are being bought and a small  armv of contractors and men are making arrangempnts to go West immediately. G. W. "Strevel's outfit will  occupy a special train of 18 cars which  will be loaded earlv this morning. Besides a complete grading outfit he has  forty teams and a hundred men who  will go West- with the train today.and  he expects to commence grading on  Tuesday,  I  Stores at Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke, Trout Lake City and Ferguson  THE PATRIOTIC PRIDE  OF EIGHT   OF   THE ALDERMEN  OF OTTAW".  Prompts Them to Resign Because the  Majority of the Council Purchased  American Fire Engines.    -  OttjVWA, July 12.���������A great municipal sensation has been created here  by the resignation of eight aldermen  of the city as a protest against the  purchase of two United States steam  lire engines in preference to Canadian  engines. The Waterous Engine Co.,  of Brantford, are willing to put their  engine against any United States  engine, but the majority of the council put the Yankee'deal" through. The  minority challenge the others to test  the matter at the polls.  PARTING WORDS  Mgr. Merry del Val's Letter to Archbishop Langevin���������Catholics Must Suspend Discussion  ������ The following is the full text of Mgr.  Merry del Val's parting open letter to  Archbishop Langevin. of St, Boniface,  dealing with the Manitoba school  question. The letter vras read in the  Roman Catholic churches yesterday: '  Ottawa, July 3rd, 1S97.  '' My Loud���������On tho eve of my departure from Canada for the Eternal city,  where-I soon expect-to���������place_in_the_  august hands of His Holiness the results of my investigations and my labours, I desire to address a word to  your lordship, as you are the bishop  most immediately concerned in the  question which wtis the principal object of my mission, and in so doing. I  take the opportunity of addressing all  the Catholics.  At the outset, my lord, permit me to  say that it is with feelings of respect  .and devotion that I offer, from tho  bottom of my heart, to all the archbishops and bishops of the Dominion  a sincere expression of appreciation  for the kindness of which their lordships have given so many signal  proofs. My thanks are also clue to the  members eif the clergy, and to the  faithful of the various dioceses, for the  cordial and touching welcome which  they haye everywhere and at all times  granted me. 1 regret that the opportunity is not given meyto express to  each one that which my heart feels so  profoundly.        *     y  I have also to make reference to the  great courtesy shown me by, the civil  authorities, and. I take! this opportunity of extending to them the testimony of my gratitude and of my respect."- ���������'���������,���������**: ��������� ������������������.���������ii,,;- ������������������-���������- ,  ;.- We can scarcely hope that the holy  work of peace and justice, desired by  the Holy See, by and all of us, will be  fully realized. In this connection, I  may assure your lordship that His  Holiness himself, will, before very  long;- publish a decision, and indicate  to Canadian Catholics the line of conduct which they are to follow under  the present conditions.  The Holy Father has availed himself  of all the sources of information.^and.  unless wo wish to hide the truth, it is  impossible to doubt that he will be  perfectly informed on the facts and  the circumstances surrounding them.  In the interval, however, there remains an imperative duty on all, and  in the exercise or niy functions I am  obliged to inculcate the duty in a formal manner,'with-,the, certainty that  the bishops and clergy, devoted as  they are to the Holy See, will see to  its proper carrying out,- on the part of  the faithful. This duty is that they desist entirely from all agitation, forget  all divisions and resentments and suspend all discussions. .  Things have entered, in so far as Catholics are concerned, an entirely new  phase, by the single fact of the direct  intervention of the Sqvsriegn Pontiff.  With him it remains today to finally  determine their obligations by knowledge of the religious side of this question, and it is not for us, not for any  one to anticipate his judgment, and  his action on the matter.  It should be quite evident to all good  Catholics that they cannot invoke nor  , sustain the authority of the Supreme  Pastor by belittling that of the bis-  ops, ' and that on the other hand they  weaken the episcopal authority if they  interfere, even indirectly, with the  free exercise of that of the head of the  church.  I' or my own part, my lord, I have  seen too much to esteem in the Catholics of Canada, and to admire their  \ irtu.es, to doubt whether they will  not rejoice in having" left to the vicar  of Jesus Christ, with submission anil  confidence, the right to look after  their religious interests, firmly persuaded that his direction will be the holiest and the wisest.  Will your lordship permit rae to express the assurance of my esteem and  my sincere attachment, and to express  my ardent desire of seeing prosper, under the divine guidance, tho people of  Manitoba, the object of your zeal, your  labours and your prayers.  I am  Your Lordship's most devoted servant  in our Lord,  Raphael Merry Del Val,  Apostolic Delegate.  To His Lordship  Adclord Langevin.  Archbishop of St. Boniface.  IMPERIAL BJ\NK  A PEN PICTURE  Of  London  During   the   Jubilee-  Decorations.  -The  Head Office, Toronto  Paid. Up Capital-   -   $1,963,600  reserve    - .:-,-, -, -, 1,156,800  DJrebtors-  H. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pres., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Boberb Jaifray, ���������  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  D. R. Wilkie'. General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  Ontario  V-ttcouyei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  A letter received by The Hkrai.d  from a friend in London. Eng.. says  among-other-things: ���������������������������-- =_- ___  "London is just chock full of a  heterogeneous mass of bunting, and  paper flowers, and real ones too. and  Venetian masts of many descriptions  and devices for illumination of all  kinds, some co'mmonp'acjj, but the  majority magnificent, and colonials,  Britons from across the sea, and many  seas, haying a glimpse of home, and  open mouthed country cousins, and in  fact, the world and his wife and all  the youngsters.  And with all tbe phenomenal crowds',  everybody is good humoured and jolly  anel immense enthusiasm prevails.  The pros-had antic ipat~rl nil e-nor-  lnous crush on Jubilee*day.and 1 along  with many others who could notnf rend  the exorbitant prices asked for seats  at points of vantage', stayed away,  only to lind that after all a good many  more people might have seen: the procession easily, and with comfort.  But I saw the Queen oh the previous  day, as sue came to Buckingham palace  from Windsor Castle, and I have seen  a good many of the colonial forces.men  and officers, and nearly all the Indian  Princes, anel other notables over for,  the festivities, at the military  tournament, or in. the streets; and  yesterday, the Prince and Princess, of  Wales, with Princess Victoria, and  Princess Charles of Denmark, passed  my firm's place twice, so that I have  have not been quite out of it.  A couple of evenings ago (Wednesday) I and my brother and friend went  round the rjute to see the .'illuminations. We started at 0 o'clock and  got home about three o'clock in the  morning. y .::  The dome of St. Paul's cathedral was  illuminated by means of search lights  placed upon buildings near, at a cost  of ������4 per minute.?-- ,.',,'  Your Premier, Sir Wilfred Laurier,  has been well received." y.  Essex      *  Niagara Falls - St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait Rat Portage      Wellaud  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  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 SI and upwards received and  interest allowed.  ���������Debentures_-__:,Pro_vincial,__.____iinicigal_  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased  A. R. B. HEARN.  Manager Revelstoke Branch.  Wholesale dealeis in _  i\!es, Wines, Spirits ar\d G igars.  Agents for K. W. Kara Co.'s-Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Columbia.      .   /  -; ������ .. > C, .  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� Bovclstoko.  Preaching services at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Claes meeting at tho close ot thu  morning service, -sabbath School and Biblo  Olads nt 2:30 p.m. "Weekly prayor meeting  every Wednes-lay evening at 7:30 p.m. Tho  public aro cordially invited.   Seats free.   HEV. J. A. WOOD, Pa'tor.  pHUBCH OF ENGLAND ��������� Revelstofco  ^ Services: Daily, evening prayer 5, p.m.  except on Fridays when it is at 7 p. m.  with address. Sundays: Holy Communion  S a.m., morning prayer 11. evening prayer 7:30'  First Sunday in month Holy Communion at  morning services.  FRANK A. FORD Vicar.   ���������  PRESB.TERLAN CHURCH���������Revelstoke.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib'e diss at, 2:30 p.m., to which  ail are welcome. Prayer meeting at 8 p.m,  every Wednesday,      ._  '    BEVr"P7DrMUIRr Pastor r~  ROMjS.N   CATHOLIC   CHURCH���������Itevelstoke;.    Mass  fourth  Sunday in month  at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FjVTHER PEYTAVIN.  An American woman is suing for divorce on the ground that her husband  snores. _  The Free Press is informed on good  authority that the next Senatorship  in Manitoba will be offered to Isaac  Campbell, Q. C.  Southern Alberta is busiereithan-.it  has been forsome time. M. J. Haney,  construction master of the Crow's  Nest Railway, is now in camp a short  distance from Macleod with his private secretary, operator and accountant. Men aie already going in by  Golden through Fort Steele on to the  timber grounds, anel in another week  the depot will present a very busy  scene, as over 1000 men are expected,  with tools, horses, etc., to go on to  construction.  THE MQLSONS BANK  Inc-orporotod by Act of Parliament, 1853  raid u? Capita!     -     $2,000,000  Rest Fur-d   -     -    -    1,400,000  Head Office���������Montreal  :- BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Mncpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  , H. Markland Molson  F.'.Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manager  A-' D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lock wood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts, of individuals,l~rms.  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  'Interest  allowed    on    deposits    al  current rates.- *   .  English and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest ratf-s,  ���������>���������;;    -   BRANCHES:  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont,  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton; Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaforcl, Ont.  Montreal, P. CJ.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.Ont,  Norwich, Ont.  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont,  Rielgetown, Orib.  Smiths Falls, Ont.  Sorel, P. Q.    ,  St. Thomac, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto Junc'n, Onl  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  C. B. JVtaelean  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  Frst-class in every respect.    Good accommodatiou.   Best  Wines, Liquors anei Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House:  -���������   iiMiViisBy  The  largest hotel   in  town.       Centrally    located-  _ OKoice~Wines,   teiqnbrs-~and���������Cigar3 * "        ��������� Best    accommodation. Rates   .$1'  "per   -day.  St;   Leon   Hot   Springs;   on  Upper   Arrow Lake,  iun id  connexion.  ARCHITECT.  and DESIGNER  JT������tImates furnished. Plans nnd specifications made. Am also proptircd to do  shop and job work un the Bhorteet  notice. Satisfaction guaranteed In  every case.   O all or write for tormB.  Main Street      ���������      Rovelstoko  Sam Needham  Clothes cSo<������  ~    InSOood Stylo et Lowest Prices.  Douglas Stuket ��������� Revelstoke  Wendell Maclean  Wholesalo  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders. Promptly Attended To.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C   McGregor Mocp  -viarvivKe iiii.tvcit  T. 6. Phopoo, Manager  *. The police detachment -picked up  the body of a man on a sandbar in tho  river near Henrietta last week, but his  head was so eaten away as to be unrecognizable. He was dressed in blue  overalls and had one shoe on. It is  thought that, it may be that of Robt.  Scholey, ex-Sergeant in the 2nd Royal  Artillery, who wns drowncel while  mining at Saddle Lake on the 2nd of  November last.���������Battleford Herald.  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies  ���������  HA.V,IJmothv and prolrle*: OATS,  . CHOP, BRAN, SHORTS. KLOUIt,  POTATOE-e.     EGGS.    BUTTER,  FISH. HAMS, BACON, Etc.,  FROM J^ELLY BROTHERS  Reco Street SANDON  Albert Scone  Propr*.  IRoflited, Enlarge". Improved every "way  {Best $1 CO a day houec in town.  {ChoicoWinca, Liquors and Cig'rs.  (Tho prospector") homo.     jVoBus. j  , Front st.   REVELSTOKE  Brown & Clarke, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  When at  The gateway to the great  East Kootenay  gold fields   OUSE  1  assures you every comfort, exquisite  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  Headquarters for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  Fort Stoelo Stngo leaves Kootenay  Houso    ovcry  Tuesday.  Strictly First Class        S.ADLER, Propr.  From Brantford,  tlie Home of Good Manufacturers.  THE OKU OHMRDIJlJi BICYCLE,  That received an award at tho World's Columbian  Exposition for points of general exeellenee was the  Brantford Red Bird, the strongest, speediest and.,.  most beautiful bicycle sold in the Dominion today.  The wisdom of this award is verified by tho fact;  that four out of five of the Class B championships for  '95, and four out of five of the professional championships for '00 were won on a Bed Bird. Notwithstanding what the riders of other wheels may do.  the fact remains that when anything worth winning  is won, the trick is generally done on the fast and  beautiful Red Bird.  Branches:   Toronto, Montreal, St. John, Winnipeg-  ' and Sydney, Australia.  TJiE GOOLD BICYCLE CO., Ltd,, Bpantfopri  These Famous Wheels are sold by the Cowan-Holten-Dovm& Co.  Its All in the Kootenay Guide P">W^Ink!*, &*A%������*\>}ir-i/r*-**4t*CM 1  ��������� "> ������M.*i.i-n'*r*r-ij>-<  ������������������-c.rf*_;-T^-*.i_rer_ffBL_>RU_^.  ���������\.  /&*  spafchesand  Cablegrams  [me.'sweet home  [eted the Jubilee Con-  ftingent at Quebec  PLT.LING    RUMOURS     AT  OTTAWA  the Glorious Twelfth Was  Observed  KEY    AND     THE- -POWERS  jla,tto    Haye   Numerous   Visitors  This Month  5 SPECIAL TO THE HERALD.)  2BEC, July 13.'���������The Jubilee con-  lat arrived from England this  Iioon on the steamer Scotsman,  lachment of theRoyal Canadian  Try.   with   their  guns,   met the  Li and escorted thorn to the Cita-  Irhe local and maritime province  Jdisembarked, the western men  lading to Montreal. The troops  ted a grand ovation; thousands  In wharf cheering and the band  lag " Home Sweet Home." All  \en wore J ubilee badges presented  f Queen.  ������ Northwest Mounted Police were  Pel  in    their    prairie   .costume.  V man looked in the pink of cou-  y, even more fit than when  they  ''superannuated rumour '4  JfAWA, July 13.���������A striking rumor  |rent in the Parliament buildings  f all'ecting older members of the  ; services, to the effect that the  j-nment has decided tosuperannu-  11 officers over sixty years of age.  \ be true it would apply to three  ministers,  namely:     Colonel  l-b, 'Depntv  Minister  of-Militia,  ������,   Deputy   Postmaster-General,  i~arnialee,   Deputy    Minister   of  fc and Commerce'.  jf HE TWELFTH IN MANITOBA  Ilarney, Man., July 13.���������Sixteen  ���������red members of Orange Lodges in  Itoba reached Killnrney by   C.  P.  fiecials.  and   in  addition" to  the"  liers of various lodges some 1000  |s and 2100 from the surrounding  try, a total of S000 visited   this  tiiug lake yesterday for their_ an-  forange demonstration.-        , -'"  DISTINGUISHED VISITORS  Itdon, July 12.���������Canada will have  Vimportact Chinese and Japanese  ���������s next month. Prince Arisu-  the Mikado's special envoy to  fcueen's Jubilee,-, with a suite of  [sail on the Dominion liner Van-  \r on Saturday,'to embark on the  .ess ot India from Vancouver.  Kn_~~in Haun. the Chinese special  \; and his suite, "will also return  Jj'anada.  ton Rosen, the-Russian Minister  pan. and suite, sail on the Em-  fot India August 2,    ���������    -  A "COLLECTIVE NOTE.  tcsTXNTiNOPLE. July 13.���������The fol-  |g is the text of the last collective  |>f the Powers to  Turkey:   "The  r powers have  adopted   the   pro-  Lrif  slratcgetical  rectification   as  Ld out bv f he*   military attaches  communicated "to   the    sublime  In consequence ihey agreed to  ___. the Ottoman Government, that  Jbave arrived at  the   firm   detcr-  Jiion     to    put    an   end   to    ob-  Ition. the onlv effect of which is  prevention   of  the   conclusion of  which is eminently in tho inter-  bf Europe.  IE EGYPTIAN TROOPS  nd   to   Increase   Her Forces  By  10,000 Men  iNDON, July 12.���������It Js announced  J the Anglo-Egvptian ^expedition  ���������be increased by" 10,006 nien. The  Tin will capture' Omdurman and  iipy Darfur, ICordofan, Sanar,  land El-Ghazal. A portion of the  \ will advance along the Khar-  fside of the Nile. Q  l.GREENWAY REFUSED  id. Sifton's   Mission   to   Manitoba  Proved Unsuccessful  IAWA, July 10.���������It is learned that  Jbject of the Hon. Mr. Sifton's  To Winnipeg was to induce Mr.  Sway to change the school rcgu-  J>s by which tbe number ot pupils  Ititle them to a Catholic teacher  Id bo reduced from 25 to 15. This  lho only concession that Mgr.  ly del Val asked. Otherwise be  feportto Rome in favour-- of the  fcment as agreed upon. Mr. Sifton  fct successful m inducing Mr.  pway to make the change.  Keep Your  Eye   on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  is the richest mining district in British Columbia  gusoq  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  Wagner Group Abbott Group,  American Group       Glengarry Group  Black Eagle Group   Blackburn Group  Pilot Knob Group    Holy Moses Group  Highland Group        Ped Plume Group  Each group contains from 3 to 18 claims  PLAN  ��������� or PAM.r'01* ���������  TROUT   LAKE MINING  DfV'.v  CLErtenfiiil  Chouf  ELtlCKOt/f.V     ��������� ">  ��������� 5     IfORtJ   , -*   ,  . i- brunt       ���������  - a  ������ S OH������ATf^ofi7it������MN "  ������* 6    Pool. r  v- 7   a*t> Sttor _  .' &      ItC'CNA  ��������� S    Moult /*MfcK *  ������ 10    HtCLA     ���������  m   tt    R������t> GtXJ> ������    r    '  - /_*." yiMtr������ Quail.  ��������� a G/tcY'SAf^s  '���������>  ft/.  WAO/EH  - JX AOGor v  - /_* tSLACH  FmncZ  ��������� tj /J/teCJI/CjSJV JV".  - /g Silvek SrAH  .. 19 StLVen Cup,  *- SO IrttuD SWAr,'  ������ 2t GouP A/jvs  . 4ft fir1������AtCAtJ AfU  ��������� ������Jt S������4 *ej/.J._5-/?f d 7-pr  ��������� ���������������-** fiAncy    cneuf.  - a  f.C2> e/., <a-  .   *.}   yjtitcn GACL2  *- Jtj ?*AAr <vjriT-jTJ;j-j.  <*-/*������      *rl���������A-������^_       ������y  Stl~.������  <^.f��������� -s-.:   ~-t-,  l  ���������*-���������<  -  SIL*~*. C-^Clr-^  J3.  <���������  /  -"-  "^-          f"*-t.   L   ^.,  1    i.  ������_-x  -/  sy. 4  -*���������*-���������<_* ._., .-- ,_,  ���������s  .     f - ���������  *  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma Black Prince  Gi eat Northern        Silver Queen  Hillside True  Fissure  Sunshine    . ,s Towser  Silver Cup  All within a radius of 1 to 6 miles'  - Ferguson is the Terminus    .v  of    the    projected    Lardeau   Railway���������to _ be   built  this   summer..  At tho present ground floor price the best real estate investment on  ,     .the market"is FERGUSON lots.,*  CI E. ,SHAW  GENERAL AGENT  REVELSTOKE  A Corner Lot at $160 ca?or b$e10 _������E������d  An Inside Lot at $110 oaf?r$^  seenred*  50 down  ABOUT HENLEY  THE GREAT REGATTA WILL BE  A RECORD ONE  The Winnipeg Crew i Well Received  But Criticized as Ragged.���������Entries  for the Challenge Cup.  Henley, July 12���������The regatta which  begins on Wednesday bids fair to be a  record one in this record year as far as  the number ot spectators is concerned.  Henley certainly has never been so  full as-it will-be next week at the_last  social function o������ this memorable  season.  As usual, the first of the oarsmen to  appear here were the foreigners; this  time the Winnipeg crew, who have  been well " received and created a  marked impression, though their style  is freely criticized as being  "ragged."  The entries for the Stewards' challenge cup are : Leanders, London, R.  C, (holders); New Collpge. Oxford;  Thames, R. C, Trinity Hall, Cambridge; Utricht University, It. C,  Triton, and Winnipeg, R.C., Canada.  Some exciting lacing may be expected from one of tbe fours, that of  Leauder. They row with great life, are  not the least unsteady,- and are generally admitted to be what Winnipeg  has most to fear.  THE  WINNIPEG FOUR  London, July 12.���������The four oared  crew from Winnipeg stand a good  chance of beating the Utrecht University (Dutch) four, against whom they  are drawn in the 1st heat in the four  oared race of Henley regatta. In this  case the race should be between the  Winnipeg men and London crew. The  Winnipeg boys with their short, jerky  stroke are still the subiecfc of much  criticism, but they themselves feel confident.  * ,  ,  A METAMORPHOSIS.  CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAN  COLONIAL    REPRESENTATIVES,  "IN HOUSE OF LORDS  Sir Donald's Elevation to the Peerage a  Part of the Scheme���������To, Organize  the Agents General  London, July 12,���������The Daily Chronicle says: Mr.- Chamberlain, finding  his plan for Colonial representation in  the House of Commons is out of the  question, wants Canada, Australia  and South Africa each to have a rep-  resentative in the'House of Lords, and"  for this reason wished Sir Donald  Smith, Canadian High Commissioner,  raised to the peerage.  Mr. Chamberlain hopes that when  the Premiers have returned home and  consulted their Governments they  will arrange for the nomination of  these repicsentatives. Mr. Chamberlain also hepes eventually to constitute  the Colonial Agents General ipto a sort  of Advisory Council, meeting regularly at the Colonial Oflice and giving  the Colonial Secretary the benelit of  their council.     **���������  DESERTED  Oh, he preached it from the housetops,  and he whispered it by stealth;  He wrote whole miles of stuff against  the awful curse of wealth.  He shouted for the poor man, and he  called the rich man down;  He roasted everyyking and queen who  dared to wear a crown.  He hollered for a rebellion, and he said  he'd head a band  To  exterminate  the  millionaires, to  sweep them from the land.  He yelled' against  monopolies,   took  shots at every trust, ......  And he swore he'd be an anarchist,  to  grind them in the dust.  He stormed, he fumed, he ranted, till  he made the rich man wince :  But an uncle left him money, and he  hasn't shouted since.  Is agents of the Hank of Montreal  lew York received by express a  [brick weiirhing 4.150 ounces, nnd  \A at $72,000. The brick will bo  to the assay office for induction.  Ines from the mines of the Cnri-  llydraulic Mining Co. atQursnelle  te, B. C, and is the largest piece  }llow metal seen in New York in  ' a day.  Hewitt Bostock reports that he was  unable to get the Government to put  in a telegraph line from Golden to  Fort Steele* owing to lack of funds.  A member of Parliament says the  Golden     &     Fort      Steele    railway  1 charter wns booked as a purely speculative venture and was thrown out.  I passed me the house where a friend  once resided,  Where prattle of children was heard  the day long;  But now 'tis deserted, its music subsided.  And naught did I hear but the meadow-lark's song.  'Twas silent and lonely, and feelings of  sadness  Came over my heart for the friends  who had gone  From their pioneer home erected with  gladness,  For bright were the hopes they had  huildcd upon.  But now 'tis vacated, and sad desolation  Reduces that home to its primitive  state;  Humanity'straces arefast disappearing  For that once happy home is left to  its fate.  ���������J. Doupe, in Regina Leader.  2,000 MEN   COMING  And  They  Are   Expected  to   Become  Settlers on-Vacant Lands  The Winnipeg Free Press is responsible tor the lollowing report:  "In connection with the construction  of the Crow's Nest Pass railway, on  a suggestion from Immigration Commissioner McCre-try. an arrangement  has been arrived at between the Department of the Interior and C. P. R.  authorities, whereby, in addition-to  the men employed-by the local contractors, _>votjt_w_l_be provided for.a  further 2,000 men, who will be fur.  nished by the immigration departraent-  This arrangement has been made to  assist yourg men, farm labourers, who  desire to settle in the North West, but  without sufficient means to immediately start farm operations. Agents  of the Dominion Government in Scotland. Wales and Sweden will forward  a considerable number of . the needed  contingent, while agents in the United  States will also forward a number of  young Canadians desiring to return to  their native country. While Mr.  Ilaney was in the city Mayor Mc-  Creary discussed the matter with the  superintendent and arranged as to  rates of wages, cost of board, transportation, etc. It is understood that  all men furnished hy the department  will become bona tide settlers in the  North West."  W. G. BIRNEY  Painter  Signs and Paper Hanging;  A Specialty.,  Address coro of Union Hotel  Revelstolte  PLEASURES   OF    IMAGINATION  He felt his bret/st expand,  He walked as if on air;  His heart, erst sad, grew light again.  For happiness was there ;  The world, that latelv seemed so drear,  Had brightened and was tull of cheer.  For people gazed at him  And turned when he had passed,  " My fame is spreading, anel thev look  lu awe*," he thought. " at last 1"  Poor fool! He then went home to find  That his neck tie had worked u'p behind.  Out of 2S12 immigrants last month  2373 were Galicians.  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Builder.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  fi      Terms Cash  F. McCarty  Wholesa    and Retail  Butcher  Dealer in: ���������  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station   -    -    B. C.  _i���������MITCHE L D-^c���������C ~y?���������  INSURANCE   AND  COMMISSION   AGENTS,  MINING .BROKERS.  Calgary, Alberta  Fop Youp  Jiouse Cleaning  Send for samples of our Wail  Paper. Prices from 10c, 12lc,  luc up to 50c a roll. Mail  orders carefully attended to  Linton Bpotlieps  Calgary, Alberta  Assayers, Mining arid  Milling Engineers .  Office and Metallurgical Works at  523, First Street, a few doors  west of Hotel Spokane,  SPOK*flrlE -. .������ WflSf[H_OTOrl  PRICE LIST FOR ASSAYING:  Sliver, ns_)0.y.... SI 00  Gold and silver,  assay    ISO  Gold, silver and  lead, ossay    2 50  Qold, silver and  Lirao, analysis.. ~ 3 00  copper, assay..  Gold and silver  > bullion, assay..  Z no, assay   Sulphur, assay...  Mercury, assay..  Melting undrofln-  ing burs.  300  200  3 00  300  500  200  Blllca, analysis.  Coal partial, an.  Tin, assay   Nickel, assay $10  to   Cobalt, assay "10  to   Antimuny, ass'y  Arsenic, assay..  Aluminum,asa'y  Platinum, ass ay  MoltinR.refln-ng  and assaying:.  200  600  600  15 00  15 00  10 00  6 00  500  500  300  Any one Requiring  WOOD  ,, Can buy it  Cheaper from  W. Fleming  Than you can afford to  steal it and take the  chances of being caught  Dfaying  R Specialty  DOou Pfiees  DR. ALLEN'S  Hoof Remedy  .   For   use in   cases   where  disease  eats   off the horn  of the hoof  Also a Never Failing Remedy  For fungus growth of flesh  in any shape whatever, or  old   standing   sores   that  other remedies have Failed  If    to cure.  Try It and Save Your Horse  Here is a never failing remedy.  For sale by  W. A. ALLEN  Vet rinary Surgeon       Calgary  Builders and Dealers ip  Carriages,   Buggies,   Buckboards  Democrats,   Road   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage Wagons,  Etc., Etc.  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand  Write us for prices and particulars.  We can build you a rig to order  they can't be beat.  ItitCB Riven oD.apnicitlon for working tests  of ores on sumplcs e f one to fifty pounds.  Wo havo tho most complete equipment in  tho North WcBt for testing orosand determining tlio kind of machinery nocossary for tbo  rcelnctlon of tho eomo.  Postal rule on ore ono cent per ounce Send  at least tliroo ounces for assay.  Inspections and reports in on mining  property.  Mr. F. K, McNamara of this Ann is the  inventor of "Tho McNamara" Two Stamp  Mill, whicli has a guaranteed capacity of from  II vo to seven tons per day, 85 to 90 per cent of  tho gold Is savod In tho battery. Can add as  many batteries as desired. Estimates and  prices on apolicatlon. Remember that wc  mako a specialty of Real Kstato and Mines.  Canadian  \ Pacific^  SOO PACIFIC LINE  I'i  Cheapest, quickest and best route.  Toronto. New York, Philadelphia, y,  ___ Montreal, Boston Halifax���������all ,.   ,.  Eastern and European Points   "  ���������Tourist-Cars- leavo ^Itevelstoke^  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  every Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday. J ,  Train leaves Revelstoke for .all  points south daily except Sunday;  arriving daily except Monday. ^. _��������� -  Empress of India, Empress .of.  Japan andEmpress of China sailing ,  every four weeks for China, and  Japan.  Warimoo, Miowera and Aorangi  sailing every four weeks for Honolulu, Suava and all Australian and  New Zealand ports.  For full particulars opply to noareet  C.P.R. Agent or to  '    T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  H.  M. .UACGREGOR.  Travelling Passenger Agont, Noleoo.  E.J.COYLE, Dto. Passenger Agent, Vonoouvor  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithine:* Jobbine  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithing  Sheet  ron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty���������____���������*  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  W  A* -NETTLE  Carpenter and Contractor  Plans and Estimates Prepared  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  If You .Have a  JWine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in nny mine, want to inyest in  S.pokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow.writeatonceto  GJ.H.MES   L.   FORD   &   CO.  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  901 Riverside Ave.   ���������   Spokane, Wash  Spokane Falls and -Northern  ���������Nelson and Ft. Sheppard -  Red Mountain R^8.   ,  Tho only all rail route? -without change of  cars between Spokane, "orthport, Roaeland  and Nebon; a'jM between Roaeland and'  Nelson.  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY.  LEAVE. NOR1H ORT ABRIVE.  For Spokane���������                        From Spokane���������  12 "5 p.m 1*5*0 p.m.  For IttMaland���������                       From Rooalaod��������� -  1-50 p.m 11:4'a-m.  - >  For Nelson��������� From KcIiod   1-50 p.m 12-01 p.m;   '  Close connections at Nelson with stetuneiB  for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary'  Creek connect at Morons with stags dally.  Itevelstoke Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs. McKechnie  and Jeffs, Attendants  C;J������.WOODWOSTf_  M. A.. IX,. B. *i  Notary, Conveyancer, Etc  Mines and Real Estate.  Sbco*** Cut    ���������    ���������    FamsH Columbia ism  &tew*ittrt*rtvwr-v*u'x  /&Y*-nr&W7.2tr������m\r*ZMai&ttK&������*i-^'&->X&-.  \V  \^'  dad** t  ** Now Potatoes, 2 e-ciits per Hi.   It. 'rapping.  Tlie Ktis.xliiiidi'i- bus conn; out as a  tuitiitig journal.  Dr. R. Mtttliison. dentist, will lie at  Motel 'Victoria, until  noon on Friday  | next, "-.onl ins'...  1     .Mr. and Mrs.  will open a complete line  Stationery, Drugs and  Sundries (in their new  building next to Smith's  Bakery)  ....On 15th July  -w  A FEW ROOMS TO LET  Suitable for offices and bedrooms  Canada Drug: & Book Co., Ld.  ������     Revelstoke���������Nelson���������Regina.  LOCAL AND  CEHEBAL  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General Items  Round   and  About "Revelstoke.  0    J.   W.   Haskins   has   removed   bis  residence to Victoria.  ".Ir. C. Li ii el mark left on Wednesday  on a trip to the Liirdeau.  J. J. Toung. editor  of  the Calgary  Herald, came in on Wednesday.  Mrs. B. Clark and Master W. Beavo  left for ti visit to Clinton on Thursday.  Tbe Carnes Crock Mining Co. have  commenced tlie crosscut on tbe Rose-  bery.  F. Tranor had sufiie-ieully recovered  from the injurv to his hand to return  to -Trout Lake City on Thursday.  To discontinue advertising is like  removing to a new store^ and leaving  no new address.���������Printer's Ink.  Messrs. Cowan and Webster, of  Vancouver, leturned on Wednesday  from their visit lo the Orphan Boy.  When the shalt on the Rob Roy at  Deer Park wtis eloivn 12 feet, a sample  * sulnbureD averaged i,-i23 oz.of silver  Graiit-Govau and Col.  Anstuy returned em Thursday from  tlu*. lower 'country and are at the Victoria.  J. jMiii-Riin .returned from Ferguson  on Wi'dnosday after opi-ning bis frt-it  .-tore there) and leaving Bert Ei-win in  charge.  "The new hose reed for the tire ball  lias arrived, and the "brigade'hail a  pi-.ictit-cj run with it on Thursday  evening.  ���������J.-W; -Mc-Farlant!, '.mining bi-ooker,  of Vitncouvt'i'. was in town on bis way  home i'rtniv tlie lower country on  Tbursday.  A. C. Mi-Callnm, of the Win. Hamilton'Manufacturing Co., 'Peterborough.  Ont.. is in town 'to-day.on his way to  Vancouver.  Mi-. O. P. Sweet, of Vernon, father  of Mrs. J. A. Woods, bus opened an  ollice* as iiccDuiitanb and bookkeeper  over C. E. Roid's drug store.  Messrs. P. Tjtiinont-tfind C. P. Mac-  donald have been busy for the past  few days getting the stock arranged  on lliu"she"'lves of the Canada Drug &  Book Co.'s handsome new store at the  station.  No. 1 of the! Nelson Economist is to  hand and is a very readable sheet. The  iitiinu is ,a mistake, ft suggests figures  and .statistics, instead of the short,  b'ccv.y puis with which the'uew paper  is full.  In reference to a paragraph whicli  appc'itred it) our hist issue, Mr. .Tnliu 0.  Keignscn has informed the 1Ii__ka~.o  that he is not a partner of Mr.Erbsleih.  He supposes the idea arose fro i the  fact that, lie visited Ilig Bend in Mr.  Eibsloh's company last year.  Mr. If. Longhead loaves with a  party   of   carpenters   on  II. A. Brown nl" the Union hotel left  for Vancouver yesterday.  Lieut. Gov. Mcintosh passed  through town on Thursday.  Mrs. IT. N. Coursier returned from  Trail on Wednesday oAening.  Mrs. T. Ij. Haig and her little boy  left for the "coast on Wednesday.  .J. Sessions'Went clown to Ferguson  'on-Thursday to.open np a fruit and  confectionery store there.  Miss Bell left on yesterday's No. 1  fen- ti few week's visit  in   the   '"  '   -  river valley with ber brothers,  The file brigaele held a meeting last-  night mid'', detailed  "  Salmon  ing.iu    the various mem  bers to their posts in etise of fire.  'J."'II. Behan, wanted for burglary  in Vancouver, was arrested at the  station last night anel is being '/.held  here.  Rev. F. A. Ford wtis summoned  siidilenly to Vancouver on .Wednesday. He may return on tomorrow's  No. 2. but it is uncertain.  Mr.R. Jameson came in on Thursday  from tbe Liirdeau. The Winnipeg  Mining & Development Co, elo not  intend to commence operations at  present. <_  The Kootenay Lumber Co. have  m.-'de arrangements to open up a lumber yard at Cariboo City, and the first,  consignment of lumber, (".COO feet,  wtis to be on the ground last Thursday.  Mr.   A.    C.   Beck,   register   of   the  Supreme Court.   Vancouver,   spent,  couple of hours  Grant-Goven Interviewed  In   an   interview   published in  the  Rossland Miner of Thursday Mr.G rant  Goven is reported as saying ���������    '* There  is   another   important  reason why I  must  delay   making  a  thorough inspection of the properties in'this camp  for the   purpose of investment.   The  company   of   which   I nm   managing  director, and which according to some  of   the   unenlightened   newspapers of  this  province, litis   been   inordinately  capitalized, bas most valuable interests  Mmsmm  to the* ton.  A freight train ran into .a herd of  horses on Tnc^duv evening the other  side* of Banff, killing several and derailing the eiicrine,  Mr.   XV.   B.   Pool     returned   from  Ferguson  on Thursday.      He  reports  -the price of real estate"there as on the  rise.     He was offered  $500 for a lot  next C. E. Show's office.  A.  E. Kiucaiele  came   in from the  Great Western on Wednesday.  No. 2 tunnel ir- now in  about  and the lead is still  showing up  There is a large quantity  of   concentrating ore on the dump.  _-. Mr. F. W. Gi'dsal. one of the  directors of the'GreaFWesterir"!Uid-~a-  nrominent rancher of Southern Alberta, came up from a trip round the  lower country on Thursday to attend  a ^neeting of the company with A. E.  Kincaide and .1. J. Young he left on_ a  visit to the mine,  Tli  Monday to  start C. B. Hume eSs Co.'s new store at  Trout Lake City. The new building  will be two storeys high nml 21x50 in  dimensions. It will be built next to  the present store.  The Great Westevn Mines, Ltd.,  hold a meeting here ou Thuisday to  settle accounts anil make arrangements for the future. The report  fiom tho mine was considered very  satisfactory, and work will continue  to be prosecuted on the property.  I-Jcssr?. "ohn C. Ferguson and XV.  M. Mc-Kiiinon left lhis morning for  Ground Hog Basin, accompanied by  Gus Ijiiud, from whom (hey bonded  the properties up there last fall. They  will lay out the work on the tunnels  and buildings preparatory to commencing work.  '" "The Williams," guaranteed to be  the only complete directory of British  Columbia  that will  be  published this  year.  As soon as issued Irnni the*, press  it will   be   delivered   throughout the  Kootenay elisti-ict.    Take no  sen that you got tbe. Williams  Williams, publishoi  Victoria, B.C.  Tlie. Now Denver Tjcelue' comes out  this week enlarged, with u new dress  and beuyniiliful iu*w heading, showing  tbe proud city of tse-w Denver busking  on-tbe blue waters of I be Silvery Slu-  c-iin Lake:. The surface indications are  excellent, but inside tlu; stuff is pretty  low grade, four pages 75 per cut.  boiler plate, and lho balance advertisements.  Major Steele*, of Mai-leod.   H. Boritly  anil S.   R.   Mucdoni'.'il    '*���������''  ������������������ind John Fui-non.   of  i'other and  ii. T.  25  Broad street,  a  Li,..|������u...  ..........   in   town,   on   return  fro tn a visitto the Fort Steele district,  lie was accompanied by Mr. Asbdown  hardware merchant, of Portage la  Prairie.  T. II. Dp Cew, of Essex Centre, Ont.,  who is going to put in a sawmill sonie-  where round Arrowhead, is in town  The machinery is on the way. Mr. De  Cew thinks he may have to go across  the arm, as the C. P. R. retiuire the  only availahlo bit of ground for a saw-  m'll at Arrowhead for their own use.  lie is well satisfied with the prospects  of the lumber business in North  Kootenay.  _P.isseiigo.rs on tbe s.s. Nakusp north-  .���������tiril hound on riiurnlayevening from  Trail   to   Arrowhead   had    a   unique  experience,   being    witnesses   of   the  only   exhibition   of   one  of   Edison's  magnisenpes ever given  on  board  of  any vessel.   Jolin  Mnlirer's company  who have been exhibiting  the, magni-  st-tipe  in  tho towns of Urn Slocan and  Kootenay districts,  being passengers  on   tbe   Nakusp "were prevailed upon  by Captain Goi-e to give an   entei-iain-  inent. and much  to  the gratification  of till   present  the* full programme including  some  twenty-five  views   was  gone through.   It speaks well for   the  completeness of the fitting up   of   the  C. P. 11. boats  on   the   Columbia that  the*   electrician     of   the   mtigniscope  company was .able   to   work  on   the  necessary connections with  the,electric light."   current   on   board   for   the  powerful air burner used   for project-  , ing the views upon the   canvas.      Tbe  I views of the fast mail showing a C. P.  R. train approaching at full speed, the  great fire scene in New York and   the  humorous    views    included    iu    llu:  programme    wore   much  uppri'ciated  and the songs  given   by   Chief   Mate  Hughes and Chief Engineer Brownlee  of  the    'Nakusp.   together   with   the  assistance, given by   the   members   of  tin1, magnis'cope  company,  completed  0,in evening's I'literttiininent   which   is  we have said is unirpie in   the   experience of passengers on   board ship.  in   the  Downie   Creek   district, si me  twenty miles north of Albert Canyon.  I. am  assured on all sides that those  interests comprise some of the. most  valuable'properties yet discovered in  the province.    I have reason to believe  that,  with  proper  management  some  of those properties may bu converted  into   mines "which   will rank  tis   the  largest producers of high grade ores  in  the country.   As nothing   can be  more  beneficial   to  the interest of the  province in  the London market than  the establishment   of producing and  dividend-paying  mines, it  is   my   intention during the next few  weeks to  devote the  whole of my time to the  development of these properties,  " Mr,   Ross,   the    well-known   contractor of Toronto, together with my  company's engineers are now surveying   and  preparing   estimates   for  a  wagon   road  which   will be some  25  miles in length.   The largest amount  of labor will he utilized feir the  speedy  building of this road, and  I anticipate  it  will   be   completed   Hy the end of  September, and that by Christmas we  can ship about a thousand tons of ore.  It is my belief that this ore will average- at least $100. a ton, and, if all  my  anticipations are realized, such realization   will   do' more   to benefit   the  London market than any other means  which   could   be;; adopted.   There, are  many   other     important    operations  which _ have to be carried out in and  around   Albert  Canyon,   but   in   the  meantime it is premature for me to  mention them."  VCbhS  WELLS  Agent for the Blickensseierfer  -Typewriter  a  ���������   .    n���������**���������  Successor to GILKER &  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  A  DEALERS IN HAY, OATS, BRAN,  SHORTS. FLOUR. GENERAL GROCERIES.  / BUTTER, EGGS  =SOFT DRINKS BY BARREL OR BQTTLE  Cft   a Sure Preventative of Mosquito Bites  A lake of crude petroleum, several  miles wide in places and five or six  miles long, and of almost impenetrat-  able depth, has been discovered in  Alaska. An expert in Seattle pronounced the specimens of petroleiim  brought down to be productive of  first class coal oil. The lake is fed by  innumerable* springs vising out of the  sands on the banks. it is within two  miles of the ocean. t  ���������PBICE  25c  .*_.   F   -WlLT-AM-OX. leOUK PlNB FAR"!. BlSVKCBTOKB. B.C., 8AVB "  "* ' '���������After applving'"Ant,i-Mos.iueet"Tcan attend to my work,  v-hon mo cities tire In Brent numbers, without being ������������n������^ *  Uie'in: ' '' ��������������������� wco.iinicnd '"Aiiti-Mosqueet" as tt sure preventatne.  ���������������'I*'XC*EJ  25c  -Por Sale only at  s Drug Store,  Revelstoke Station  Lethbridge,  Macleod.  all  of  SO feet! the " Ibex of Slocan," arrived in l"a>!o  well,   on Wednesday evening.    The property  is going to ship a hundred tons  of  ore i  a month, if possible���������Mr.   Fraser ������aid | July f\ l"~.  so���������and build   an atrial train  whether  it is   possible   or   not.���������  "Codger"     1���������   ������     ������������������-  Hotel License.  Notice I? hereby t_;ivc.*i that.thirty days after  elHteil intend to apply for a license to sell linuor  by retail at my hotelj  "  I r'ersuion. 13. ej.  DENTISTRY  If you desire a plate T ���������woultl  aelvisc having iceth extrat-ted  now so that yonr.gums will have  healed ready for Insertion of  plate when I visit here again in  a few weeks.  . . I will beat the.Hotel Victoria  until noon on Friday next, the  - 23rd inst.  DIt. It. JIATIIJSON  uaie on lot 1", block 3,  J  T. SDLLIVA>".  jylOitw  -Tow    Den vet-  Mr. G. T. Mailnrv has go  of the Macdov-ell-Atkins-Watson Co.  arninaed in their ..lore in the McCarty  hlockrwhich presents a very cheerful  uppear.inee with its handsome fittings  and extensive stock of drugs, toilet  article--, scents, soaps, anel other access-one.- of an up-to-date; drug store.  Mr. Hotter--, of the P. O. inspector's  office, paid a vi>it to the Revelstoke  i.Hi-ju ve.-ne-'i-dav.     On his way out an  informal ek-ptitati-in. consisting  of O., i  E. Shaw anel the editor:-   of  tbe   Mail |  and   Hehald, expounded   to  him the j  view-, of the cmiimnnity on the Lui-|  dean and   Bi'-'  H'-'nel   mail   service", or  rather lack of mail  .-ervice, which lie  promised   to  lay   before   the    I .   U.  ii)-p<-ctor.  After Ant:. 1-t the*  nnil. from l'*"-"  south will lie distributed at the Itevelstoke station po;t office and not in the  Revelstoke oflice.as has been the practice hitherto.     The department considered   the  expense   of   hauling tne  .   mail   to   the   It'ivel.-toko   oflice to he  sorted and back again   to  the  station  to be unwai ranted.     The point, seems  a reasonable ono.   The HemaTjT> hopes,  however, that the Revelstoke  Station  pn.-tuia.-ter  will     make     a   point   fit  sorting the; mail  in   time   to   send it  down' tr.wn   wilh   the*.   Eastern   mail  bags, and nut  keep   it   over till next  morning.     The new arrangement will  have  no   eileel   on   tho   eastern   anil  western  mails at all.  as  they arc- already sorted into their respective mail  .hags*by tbe time they get here.  Passengers from tho south by the  ('. P. R. sleainets for Thomson's Landing.-ue now met outside Arrowhead  hv the s. .<-. Illecillewaet and ti-ans-  ferre-il without landing, a proceed ing  which in tin: case: of lady passengers is  not unattended with inconvenience:  " "    '   of this  There is a right way to advertise:  any business, and it i.s eomparativelv  easy to find this right way. There  need be no unreasonable chances  taken. Tbe advertiser's problem is  befurt*. tbe peo-  ere*st.eel���������siinplv  !     ���������-  -Not  Hotel License  crcb7-(_ l rfiB. ti...' XI A jj y^_fto in .the.  Notice  Notice i������= horebv given that 30 days from date  I will apply lo the Gold Commissioner, Kevel-  ttoke, fora llcesnse.to sell liquor by retail at my  hotel at C. A. Ttirnross' ranch,.Trout Lake Dis-  dnto hereof t intend to aoply toth.c***'iDe**diar7  " I', gisirnte f.ir the ItevcUtoke T>IvLann of WeMt  Kootenry for pe: miftaion to sell Hqoor3 by  retail at my hotel at Fercti?or, H. C.  "  -*" McEDw.vn.n~  , ., ,  1 simply to get bis steirv  t the stock j plo ,���������ost likdy to bo hit  a plain, straightforward statement of  what he wishes to do for them. To lie  sure it requires thought and judgment  to do this" in the right way. but. nr,  morn than in any other department, ol.  a business.���������Printer'-j Ink.  In    an     interview     with     Gen'.'ral  Manager   Whyte.   published     m   tin-  Free i'r.-."s  of Monday. Mr. W hvle i-  roporte-d to have said:   "In   re*".p-:ct  tliu removal of tbe .diops trom  Calgary. Cfolib'ii and R  Ferguson.  .LP  ���������Tune 23. 1S37.  jy3 Una w  trtet, West Kootenay.  Supplies for BuiidCTSjndjto^  Wc can furnish Huilders and Miners with every requisite,in  the Hardware line necessary to them. Onr prices are .f anything a little lower than the lowest that can be obtained .else;  whore.   Try us-we will undertake to please you.       ...       .  W. M. LAWRENCE.  McCarty Block, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  -awbjVt-:.  ���������: TrotitjLake, July 1st, 1S97,  lTjlyw-lt  Hotel License.  Notice In hereby (fiven tbat I Intend Hlxty  days from the datz������ hereof to make aptellnaiion  to the i-'tipendi.i'y MBie-iHtrate for .ho Hove,I-  stoke Divltjlon of West Kootenay, for a license  to sol! eliiuorby retail at my hntei at KerRu-  (Sinned)   II. A. IIovej".  Ii C. Juno Kllli. 1KS7.  Lost.  On Sunday lo-st. a laellcs gold' watch chain.  "World's Fair, 1K0:1, engraved on the bale'attached. A suitable reward.will be given anyone returning same: to Hekai.Tj oflice.  It-,  TRY  For Sale  A j.ood Hubbard portable b������ko oven. Daklng  cipaeity. 10) 2-lb  loaves. - Oath  prlCf, ?'250.  Kor particulars apply to Jae, Irvine, baker and  e������iifectioncr, Calgary, Alta. ���������:'���������.���������������'���������' "jlylin  Ferguson,  to  ftu-y to  'soiith  -te.   li  Monil  r������  honalel  ve!-"t.oki'. it  ll-id   been   in   contemplation   for .some:  time, to enable  ���������'io'*'' expeditious ey-  cution   of   ren.-iir.-t,   artel   to   t.ie.-t   be  ehanfe'el  c-onelitioni c-iiii'-eeiue-nt em t h  extension of traffic over the Calgi  Edrnontoii     braurli   linos  from   Uevelstoke  into  the   Kootenay  country."  The   Revelstoke   Water.   Power   to  Tji"ht Co.'s program")-' of  operations  wiTl     crive   conhidi'iablc.   employment  this summer.    In the li.'-t plnre a new  rUrvoir i~ to   In*  i-em-tr.-Hcd 80 Teet  higher"'up   thf   hill,   giving   n   total  I*i'-ht  of 210  feet, in order lo secure  (lie"'in creased   pressure   nc-cossary    to  supply   the.   upper   town.      A. power  Iious-t- is to be e on" trurli'd on  cillewiiet. and   a   bed   rock .  supply the water  te.  run   the:  ele-cti-x  light pl~ nl ���������    Poles will also have le. be.  put up and strung.     Tli^ e-omnnnv elo  ���������t eipect to be able to turn the light.  ���������rl before: November.      The   ro.npanv  in������"iid  to instill a tlyn.-imo  capiime* ol  -nnlving power to rim a street railway  as soon as traffic warrants.  7o--..-lih  none-lit-)' re-1 iniicel   "atiirtbiy  rri.ni a prospeclbig  Irip <jf   "ve. v/i-������s  ,i ,-t.mp.iny with P.   ���������'>.������������������>���������;'������������������     ' V.y  veined   to   have: struck  it l'tc-li.       I b''  vimi)If-s disiilave'd and   tb-i   iimi.iiiil. of  1   ,l(j-.cr'ibfcl bv- Mr. Menie-bi-r would  Transfi;r/of License.  Notlcft Is hereby jclven that SO daya aflor d.i'.c  wc-<hall ,ip:,ly to the ytijicr.dliit-y Mugistrate  at l'^v.'lstokc for a trtinnfer ftiirn Sinelerfioii A  l.av to tis of the retail liquor license inw pnb-  "U'.it.g for the: Halcyon Hot Sp'InKH Hotel at  If.i'cyiin Hot Spring*1, Arrowhead U.k.;, West  ICnotenny.  Dated nt, II .lcyon Sp ings. J'.ly 3rd. 1507  R. 0. llliKTT.  jy3:ltw O. II. Mact'Iikiikon.  MRS. LAPWORTH,  Dressmaker.  ratte-rn*- elrafied t.-i fit any "gure- by tho  "I''ari������I.-n Metln.'l Guerre" for ladles'own  wejrk.  '   KEeON-p _���������"_���������_��������� BUT,   C. P. R. TO'.V.Veilll'.  Milytf. _,   MORGAN'S Shaving Parlor  MORGAN'S Confectionery  MORGAN'S Fresh Fruits  MORGAN'S Tobaccos  . MORGAN'S Cigars and Pipes  MORGAN'S Bath Rooms -  Best in Town  till:    Illo-  flume   to  Notice.  1MOTTCK H hereby given tli������.t W dayn after  i ^ date I. .1. A D. Cew. intend to apply to tbe  Chief Coninilsyionfir e.f I,aneli aid worka for  pernifpslon to purchase the following eleyecribed  land, to wit: .Sliuatcd on the emit side of the  town nf Arrowheael about, half a milo. and  beginning at the eflfitorn Uie of the; C.'P. It.  laneis. at a post marked thus.���������,1. A D'aa. w.  corner, thence: 10 chains tilonn: the lake shore  In an easterly direction, thenco 10 chains north.  thenco 10 chains west, thence 10 chains south  to t.'ie point, of commencement, Including one  liut.elred and sixty acres, more or less,  J. A.  DcCEW,  Itevelstoke, Juno 7th. 1897. j!).w!)t  HUTCHISON & CO.  Ix'g to remind "be public that they have just  opened up in their now store, opposite tho  Government Office, with a full lino of  GROCERIES, FLOUR AND FEED.  Fresh Fruit and VeKetoblos  Always on Hand.  FRED. B. WRONG,  Real Estate and  Mining Broker,0 &c.,  FERGUSON, B.C.  The Sandon of the Trout Lake District.  Corrocpondenee solicited.  JFERGXJSQN  .     ��������� ^���������-  The Centre of the Lardeau Mines.  usr~.   The Pioneer Store  idBffl*     0f  Ferguson, B. C.  & CO.,  General Herchants.  Dealers in   "Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods,  Mining Supplies, Etc.  Miners and Prospectors Outfitted.  Post Office in Connection.  Our atom is from em-- to six inlltn (rom tlio  cicltcst mining prcspcctH on tliu eeir.tlnont of  ^ine rle-'ti. By piirclinslii); from us it will Bdve-  you many ti wciu-y men.  Be   SUre and register at the-  B^luiOrSl^HGtCr  ���������when you roach FEjBOUSON.  Tho table is provided with tho boat llio market  affords.  CUMMINGS  BROS.  Proprietors.  16jo  Notice.  1IOTICF" ii hereby -riven that sixty daya after  It elate,',v������*. the undcrsii_cneei intcnel to apply  to the Cfcf C unnilssloner of Ijandn and  VVork-i for permission to piir-haRe the following elf-HCribeel property, sittiateel nt tho month  of Roytl Creek (a tributary e,f Fish Cret-ke in  Suirmer Suits  Some Are Not,  'Hot having jtiat tvldeel two mejre aar'.orial  artlstJt to our _>tatf, vta arc In a better  position than ever to mipply our old ciih-  torne-.rs anel cater for new biiiliieRs. Our  work is first c ass, our. stock la tlio best  obtainable*:, anel our prices ore away  elown.   What inejf*: couM 1/3 deslrcel ?  R. S. WILSON,  I Merchant Tailor.  3&-  ~5~  When You Reach  Thomson's Landing,  OO TO TH*.  PROSPEGTQR'S  EXCHANGE  0  Best Moals in tho Lardeau.  Stago and Llvory In conneotion.  T. W. GRAHAME; Proprietor.  G. E. SHAW  NOTARY  PtlBLlG,  KEAIj estate agent.  i  WeudraMo ne-HldcnceB fir Hale eir to Let.  Convcya-icInK in a" it9 'u-")")1"-''  Firo InHumiico.  rv  General  Merchants  ners and Prospectors  Outfitted, &c.  Ferguson,���������B. C���������The centre  the Lardeau Mines.  le.H.  O.il-fl .lunr, 21,1897.  ClKOiteiK St;:.rM"ic.  OHAT.f.KrS I5UT.r,A ItD.  Notice.  Having made  Many Improvements  nnel f.eir.0 to conttldnrnliio exponae In  making my ll-ikery and Confectionery  Store one of the moit replete In B. d.. and  havli'K .IttsteiiKfttcodaBroitlcvllle baker.  A.,K. .Inekson. I am In n liettor pewlMon  than over to Btipply tho trado. j  I have also nut  n, show cnno In O. B.  Iltitno & Co's West Knd  Store  whorei������  fresh supply of bread, cakes, etc., will bo  kept for tli.) convenience of customer...  Free delivery evory day.  .A. N. SMITH  CHOICE  CREAMERY  BUTIER  Now  is  Make a  Your Time  Strike!  to  /I  THERE'S MOKEY IN IT.  A good chance to make money if  you have a little nerve. *  Do not stand by and see other men  get rich.   Try yourself.  I have today listed the following  claims all within easy distance of Fer-  Froo ���������Delivery.  Reduction to trade-.  Steiro oii'[Sei_ond St.  Made: by H'U White  gXF~ Swan I'.utter  .fc Cheese  MI'cCo.,  25 CENTS  PER  POUND  Money,  time iiiitl   Iroublo stivcel   by  buying your supplies in sight of tho  mlne:s at Itevelstoke prices.  YourB for bubiness,  I.  M.  CITRON,  General Merchant.  Thomson'sXandingi B.C.  Smylm  .S 750 00 cash.  . 1000 00 ���������'  . 200 00 "  5C0 00 '������������������  400 00 ���������"������������������  000 00 "���������  750 00  "'  2000 00  ������������������������.  1000 00 "  T   M. McCALLUM, Manager.  j..������i. mtw Revelstoke Station.  A. J. LAPWORTH,  fLate of Bnluwayo. South Africa),  SCENIC ARTIST.   -  j Sign Writer >*-"rt������������a,cer'jM...ter and Decorator.  1 Work'lone for the Trade. '  guson :  Snnnyside   Sty Lawrence..  Portland   Great American _ in.  Great Divide No. 1..  Tacoma i in   Clipper   Little Kid   Cumberland S in.  Broncho, 2 mile from  Thomson'sLanding  750 00     "  For bonding terms and further particulars, apply to  FRED. B. WRONG",  Real Estate and Mining, Broker;-  Fkbguson, B.C.  R. TAPPING,  Agent Kootenay Lushier Co.,  Kcops a good stock of bulldlDg' material on'  hand.  Terms, strictly cash In the yard..  ^^^k&jtii&'tyjs' ^tyf^'^S&tyt'       iddresa: Second Sheet, Revelstoke, B.C.  Sjylm  Rflvolrtolf-Btatlon^  service.-'


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