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 ?  /- C l>n^>;^^d.. /  **~-/-V.  v  1  i *_>, &#*  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WEEK - WBD-ISrESDAYS   .AITsT-D    SA.T*lT*E?jIDA.**2*"S-  Vol.  I.    No.  63.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advaftee.  gggegg@gggsg3e������ggsse?isa*45  r  w Letter  HE llrst thing wise P"oplo thick of fe  when ordering good a hy mail is tho Si  incss of tho6K thoy write &  ��������� cn'iacity for business or cno6e* tnoy write -js  to. Tho repututif n we enjoy for prompt- J&  r ess n.nkes onr Mail Oreler trades forge in  ahead at a gratifying rate *" li  Our Epeeialties  Groceries  Liquors  Cigars  Crockery  Dry Goods  Boots and Shoes  Men's Furnishings  Tailoring  Dressmaking"  Requests for Dries lists and samples  reciw prompt attention.  M       Hudson's Bay Stores,  ���������ji,        - ....Calgary....  ���������fe3S3~_~g������8a  Haig & Crage,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  ��������� 0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-UAW,  SOLICITOR,    . ���������     ���������   .*  AND NOTARY PUBLIC. -  o'nicr: "Rooms 1 and 2, Pool Block, KeTol-  atokc. DC. - _     -  A  RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE.  Barrister. -Solicitor, &c       *   -  --    ���������    Notary-Public. ,.,.._,  *-'-,  .  OfHco upstairs in Smith's hlock. Pacific A.V0.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WHITE-& SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate-Brokers,  Notaries Public, Etc.-.    '  Money to loan at lowest rates.  rire Insurance in host companies,  llautf      , Oflice opposite Union Hotel.  GAMBLE &  O'REILLY,  Civil Engineers, Provincial Land  StTltVKYOKS.  j* rrountants and General Agents,       ���������"  Kelson and Kossland, West Kootenay,  Iiritish Columbia. o-'  Doors  Windows    ������  Mouldings  Casing's  Newel Posts  Balusters  Stair Rail  Brackets, See.  BourncBros.  General  Merchants  Stores at Revelstoke Station, Nakusp,  New Denver and Burton City.  -F.-C.-GAKnLE,-.1. !'.,-M.-Intt. C. K., ~I.-Can.-Soe,  C. K., P. I.. S. for B. C, (late Resident Engineer Department of l'uhlie Works in  Canada in II. C.,) Nelson, B. C.  l'lUKI'IS J. O'Ueii.lv, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., r. Ij. ~.  for 13. C, Kossland, B. C. Sjlytf  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  -Dr.wing and   Pelii 2*y Work a specialty ot  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a mouient's notice.  Agent for the Stand ird Oil Company.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  * Eucces-ors io Hull Bros."e6 Co.,J  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  I   Boef, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOPS  and   REVEL8TOKE.  All orders in onr line promptly filled.  1������" *.,"#.���������������������������������  ICE-COOL DRINKS  (Any Flavor)  This hot weather has a tendency to  make jou feel thirsty���������a thlrot that  plain water does not quench���������hut  after spending a few minutes at Chas.  J. Asian's Soda Focntain you feci like  a refrigerator.  Best stock of Cigars, Cigarettes,  Pipes, etc., in Revelstoke.  Running off all our Japanese Fancy  Goods at nearly cost to make room for  fall goods,  CHAS. J. AMAN  O. H. ALLEN  The Pioneer Brewer  of Kootenay   THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  II T.  ABRIEL,  nakusp. n. c.  Re*~* Estate, Mines and Insurance  For Information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Creek, write at once and g-tror-  tleulora. 28mr������  Dealers in.  HOGANS ALLEY  "If I only had you in God's country,  T'tl hlow the lop nf your el d head  off." They were two Americans, who  hael got into a difference of opinion in  one of our Kootenay town's. This was  the parting henediction of the particular son of freedom who had got the  worst of it. What a tremendous,  though unconscious satire, on the  glorious institutions of the "l.inel of  the free and the home of the brave."  The shackles of law, order and civilization are as galling to these children  of American liberty as it pair of  breeches to a naked Kaffir. Nay  more they have a contempt for the  people that, allows itself to he bound  down by them. These are the remnants of an effete monarchy, which  every true citizen of the "fair land of  liberty" is bound to despise. God's  country is the place where every man  is free to   blow  off   the   top   of  his  neighbor's  d d head,  none daring  to make him afraid. It galls his pride  to know that if he makes any such  necessary assertion of his -"personal  rights in Canada, he will most surely  be hung. . ,   _. _  The most absurd thing in the, whole  gamut of modern hypocrisy is to hear  some American literary man or professor protesting., that there is .no  hatred of England among the better  classes of the.United States.l There is,  it is true, no such feeding among the  better classes as there is to be found  Heavy and. Shelf  Hardware,  "Steelt.Dynamite,--Caps, Fuse.-  A, I NOXON.  ^atchiDaker  .    All work guaranteed.'  Orders by mail promptly attended-to.  ,'   At It. S.' Wilson's Tailor Snoi*,  REVELSTOKE STATION, B.C.  ' v- llautf ������ -  ai~iiiiiitii~itiitiiiiniiii;n<iaitiiiiiiii~-ia"~iiiii-uttiE Mime  \   GUY BARBER'S. |  !           [EWELLERY I  j ������       STORE |  j ,    ;is the best place in    \  : Kootenay to secure    ;  I WATCHES CLOCKS |  | JEWELLERY   . |  ^.G'all and examine our new stock. \  -^-^-KeveI-Stoxe ���������Nest door to Post Office.���������~  ���������'  3ia--CIIIBIIII~IIIH-|li~IMIU-|i  rauiRUbSDRttr bJdin=a~  The^ayto  Win a Woman  has been man's most interesting but exclusive  study since Adam sighed  for Eve. We make a business " of supplying the  help?  -  Tell any woman she  may have her pick from  those newest and most  v fashionable perfumes���������  manufactured by Pinaud  and Koger & Gallit, of  Paris���������with her choice "of  some of those delightful  soaps, made by the same  people, togelher with an  assortment -of toilet waters, fine toilet powders  and hair brushes of perfect make, that we've just  received, and see how  quickly she will be won.  The McDowell-Atkins-  Watson Co., Ltd.  "THE   DRUGGISTS,"  Mccarty block.  Geo. T. Mallory, Mgr., Revelstoke Branch.  J. POZER'S BULLETIN BOARD  Delicious Ice Cream, any flavor, at my store  opposite Coursier's���������ID cts.  Fresh  pure Candies,  home made,  now on  hand.  Nice Cool, Drinks at 10 cts. per glass.  Confectionery���������a choice lot a< lowest prices.  Dining koom in connection.    Meals served at  any hour.  J. POZEB, Front St., Revelstoke  Uaiuf   in the lower strata. The hotter classes  content themselves with regarding  Kngland as their "natural enemy," a  feeling which is inculcated into them  from the cradle, but is at the same  time tunpei-fd with a certain amount,  of respect, born of knowledge and  common sense. But the lower classes  do not stop there. In the unfathein-  ahle depths of their deadly ignorance  of everything on earth outside* of their  own country, the*y not" only dislike,  they actually despise her. What the*  Pope is to a Belfast Orangeman or the  aristocrats to a French Reel so is England to millions of the-,half-ediicated,  half-barbarous . inhabitants of the  United States. -  These people hold the balance of  power in their country. 'Their tricky,  band to mouth politicians have been  in the habit of plying up to the*ii, regarding it'as a safe and. paying game.  It is no longer safe. Some day it will  plunge the two peoples into war. The  mistake England-and Canada have  always made hitherto is the too good-  natured feeling with, which these  nionkey tricks have been accepted.  All uncivilized -and- half civilized  nations regard good- nature as a sign  of weakness.' It is best' for all concerned in the long run ,to treat such  people.with a severe firmness. Signs  are visible that both-in England and  Canada our statesmen are awakening  to this fact, and that,' the antics of the  American-politicians will no longer be  tolerated in r_onr international iilT.iii-s.  Such a course will be* found to ha ultimately the best for all the parties concerned.  DR.  R.  HATHISON  DENTIST  Will he at his office over Canada Book  ei" Drug Co.'s Store, Revelstoke Station,  from jVugust 23rd to 31st.  Your Valuable   :-'-���������*���������---J*  Order  for "all Kinds of .Light Transfer  and Carting will be attended to  by      :::::::     :  .. Robt. Fleming.  The delivery of parcels to^and from trains and  to any part of town will receive  "Sautf* my careful attention.  rwan-ffi  \.\j  for Albert Canyon.  Wages, $2.25 per Day."  Work all winter.   Apply  ^jb^BARRY  & ROSS.  Maugtf    -    RHODESIA RESTAURANT  and BOARDING HOUSE,  Corner of Second Street and  Orton ."venue,  revelstoke station.  ENGLISH COOKING under the superintendence of Mrs. Lapuorth.  Dining Room attended to personally hy the  proprietor.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS  Cleanliness and civility our motto.    Terms  moderate.  25augtf A. J. LAPWORTH, Proprietor.  AN OPEN. LETTER  Mr. Old Customer:  Dear Sm,���������I beg to Inform yon that I  have just received a choice line of  Scotch and Irish Tweeds, also a complete line of Fall Suitings. My workmen, who are just from the east, have a  complete knowledge of their business  and are giving great satisfaction to my  many customers. My line of Ready-  Mades are up-to-date and good value  for the money asked. Awaiting your  order at an early date, I remain,  Yours sincerely,  R. S. WILSON  Revelstoke Station.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  Regular meetings oro held in th**  Oddfellow*' Hall on the rcco id and  fourth Wednesdays of each month at.  7:~~ p m. Visiting brethren cordially  invited.  E. Adair, W.M.      T. J. Graham, R. S.  W. J. Law,  nerchant Tailor,  Kas just received the first consignment of his new stock, and lias  more on the way. He is now in a  position to supply all oi-ders for  clothing. Latest styles aud best  finish.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  THE ORPHAN BOY  A Few Facts for Comparison with the  _���������* Prospectus.  A correspondent of the Herald, a  practical miner, gives ns a description  of the actual state of" affairs at the  Orphan Boy claim, based on a personal visit. The No. 1, eji- upper, tunnel,  is in 101 feet by_ actual'measurement.  It ciits'flie-qtiart'z ledge*,���������which' bits*a  north-westerly., trend of -45 degrees,  close to the month. The lower tunnel,  which is in about 38 feet, will have to  be run another 150 feet to ,catch this  ledge, granting for the sake of argument that it is not a blanket ledge.  There is about three tons of ore on  the dump and as much as five could  probably be picked up on the claim,  taking in float and what was -blown  out of the prospecting hole, which the  prospectors "called the .shaft. The  effect of a personal visit to tbe claim  on the mind of our correspondent was  one of considerable surprise, an effect,  which the_HEi*A"_p. understands it also  GIVE CAPITAL A SHOW  A Grand Forks Prospector thus Voices  the Sentiment.  The current issue of the Grand Forks  Miner contains the following very racy  verbatim piec-.e of correspondence :  Grand Forks, B.C.. Aug. 14, 1897.���������  [Eds Grand Forks miner]���������Dear Sir:  I Notice lhat the miner Voices the  t-entimouts of Victoria collincst and a  few other Papers like the Spokesman  Review.  Give captal a show.  When did captal not have a show  in this or any other country. What  is captal doing hear in about Grand  Forks and the whole Bondary country.  It is useing its influence to retard the  country, and pretends it wants a rail-  roail. Yet at same time it tells Mr.  Railroad lo keep out till Mr.-Captal  can gobble up the best prospects at its  whim or pleashiu-e anti work iu a half  heartel way a hatidfnll of men on  pioperty it acquired on starvation  principles and for a trifful. Yes, Give  captal a Show and let Mr. prospector  go to_ Jerico after buying half dozzen  miners liecence and recording fees and  dutie on all he eats to queans tast and  then howl Give captal a Show on a  fret-St'ont game.  If captal will work.what it has got a  hold nf in this country the_ country  might amount ,to Something more  th'in ti dinner bucket Station. -  Mr. capt'il sends any amount of ex-  ' ports in the country By Squads with  corderoy lt*ggins Eye 'glasses and  Jockey caps. They have any amount  of captal behind them, But not one  d.-itii cent iu Sight or in front of them.  They know eavery claim by hear-say  and examin eaverything a horseback  aud thear captal consists of two  Postage- stamps, 35 cents in Beer  money and 20,000 per cent of Brass  and gall and 10,000 per cent" of high-  toned colledge Bred Jingo with a sniff  of concentrated impudence. We  know it all. -.  " Oh yes give captal a Show and kick  rnr.--Pro6pector into new fluids of use-  fullness* -with -average ill fated luck.  Give Mr.,capttil a Show dam him he is  trying to hog the game tillways*. A  prospector dpserves nothing.  A prospector,  J. W. Cheer.  had on the two - Vancouver experts,  who recently paid the property a visit  of investigation.  The Garden Party.  Ou Wednesday, the 23th inst., a  reception was given by Mrs.T. L. Haig  at her residence, under the auspices of  the Ladies' Guild of St. Peter's Anglican church. The grounds were very  prettily undartistiaclly decorated with  Chinese lanterns. The band was present and provided a choice selection of  instrumental music, besides - -which  there was a very good programme of  vocal and instrumental music render  ed by the best local talent.  PROGRAMME.  Rami Selection.._. ' '.   Banjo, Song and Chorus "Olel Black Joe"  Messrs. Sm j the and liar her.  Rones Solo Mr. "Vatmorc  Song Miss Martin  Band   Song Mr. Roberts  Guitar Solo Mr. Bailies  Song Miss Martin  Band '.   interval  Band .".   Banjo Duet Messrs. Barber and Smythe  Song Mr. Wallace  Banjo, Song and Chorus....Barber and Smytho  Band   Song Mr. Roberts  Banjo Duet Messrs. Barber and Smythe  Song Mr. Barber  Banjo Solo : Mr. R. Smythe  The grounds were crowded, and  everybody enjoyed the evening immensely. The party broke up about  midnight. The receipts were a little  over $100 which will be devoted to  the new parsonage.  Klondike Items  The following were culled from the  last issue to  hand   of   the   Klondike  Khirion :  Mr. Bill Muggins, that prince of  good fellows, residing on Yaller avenue, is putting a handsome 18k. gold  leaf roof on his new barn.  ABSTRACT   OF   RECORDS  Revelstoke Mining Division to Date  LOCATIONS.  Aug. 2".���������Bell, between Laforme anel Carnes  creeks, XV Shannon; Lindsay, between Laforme  and Carnes creeks, CS Douglas; Cameron, between Laforme and Carnes creeks, Emma Bry-  son; Noble pair, between Laforme and Carnes  creeks, J McCalluin; Annie Mac, between Laforme and Carnes creeks, K E Chrlstcnson;  Last Chance, between Laforme anel Carnes  creeks, M S Dufflcld; Martha Mac, head of Laforme creek, J McCallum; Elephant, Galena  creek, A W Mcintosh.  Aug. 26.���������Homestake, cast fork of Carnes  creek, XV. Darcy et al.  Ane. 27.���������I'into, Brewery creek, Revelstoke,  4 XV Jlurrayr  We are pleased to announce that  lhe First Presbyterian church will  give a boiled dog supper at its parlors  Thursday evening at 7 o'clock. Admission $4.   Children half fare.  Col. Fiankfort, of the Bang Up  Restaurant, meals served ut all hours,  has the editor's thanks for a juicy joint  of roast mule as fine as he ever stuck  a tooth into. "Come again, colonel.  Now is the time to subscribe for the  Klarion���������$24 per annum, invariably  in advance. Gooel, clean nuggets taken  on subscription.  We have the nugget some had hoy  threw through our window last uight,  breaking a pane of glass, and wo shall  be glad to give it to him for a new  pane. Thu nugget weighs four ounces,  and the size of the pane was 8x10.  Any person wishing to exchange." a  pane of glass that size for the nugget  will please call at this oflice before the  arrival of the cold wave.  ABOUT ILLECILLEWAET  The Past, Present and   Future   of  this  Populrr Camp.  Illecillewaet, Aug. 27.���������The nucleus of a mining town, altitude 3,000  feet above sea level, on the main line  of the C. P. R. It is pleasantly situated and supplied with the purest of  water from several creeks, and is one  of the healthiest towns in British Columbia. It has the distinction of being the first shipper of ore in British  Columbia. Ten years ago it was a  place of importance, owing to the  uumbers of men employed hy the Lanark company, under the able supeiin-  tendence of G. B. Wright. Since then  it has passed through many vicissitudes and is today on as solid a basis  as any town in the province. There  are three hotels, all doing a good busi  ness, a geneial store, where all the  needs ' of the miners, prospectors or  families can be supplied at a moderate  rate, a postoffice*,' money order and  express office and mining recorder's  office. Every facility is here offered  for the capitalist and stranger. The  church, which serves the double purpose of church and school, was built a  few years ago.  In the immediate vicinity of the  town several claims are being developed, with good showing, and as soon  as they become shippers a new* era will  he the result. ,   ~  One hundred and thirty-four mineral  claims have heen recorded within the  year, and several mining properties  have changed hands of late.  A happy event took place in the  Merchants', hotel, Illecillewaet, on  Tuesday night, when Thomas James  and Molly Bisset were united in matrimony. Rev. J. Muir officiated. The  bride, who looked charming, wore a  dress of cream crepon trimmed with  pearls, cream lace and ribbons. - Miss  Macleod, the bridesmaid,looked sweetly.pretty in white, with trimmings of  butter lace and ribbons to match.  Both carrieel bouquets of inargueriles,  with h.-indsoine whjt'e ribbon mi-earners. A recherche supper was enjoyed  in=lhe~"iining room, which was'-pro-  fusely decorated with floweis -and  evergreens. The bridesseake, a present  from chef Jim, was a genuine work of  art. The presents were numerous and  costly, testifying to the high regard in  which the contracting parties are  held.  The Kamloops Challenge.   '  The Revelstoke "Golel Hills" have  not ns yet announced their intention of  acting up,,to the challenge made thu  Kamloops team through the HeRjVld  and accepted' by the latter on conditions set forth in the Sentiiu-1 of Tuesday last. Can it be that the "Gold  Hills" bole! challenge was only a bluff?  ���������Kamloops Sentinel.  [The Gold Hills, after waiting for a  response to their challenge, have dispersed all over the country. Some are  in the Big Bend, some in the Lardeau,  and some* ai c in the States. Ours is 11  floating population, as far as our basu-  hall players are concerned, and it  would be impossible to collect together  a nine out of the team, who played in  the three previous matches with Kamloops.���������Ed. Herald.]  A GENERAL ADVANCE  ON  THE AFGHAN  FRONTIER-  NEXT MONTH  To Inquire Into Judge Spinlcs Adminis-  .  tration of Justice.���������Return of Premier  Laurier. ��������� American    Smugglers   on  Queen   Charlotte   Soifnd. ��������� Tried   at  Kamloops for Embezzlemeatr  (Special to the Hekald.)  Simla, Aug., Aug. 28.���������The rebels*'  are growing so formidable that the'  government have decided to send an' '  overwhelming force to suppress them;  The general advance against the"  tribesmen will be made next month.'  Ottawa, Aug. 28.���������Justice McCall,"  of the supreme court, has been appointed to enquire into the complaints  made of the administration of justice*  by Judge Spinks, of the courts of:.  Kootenay and Yale.  , Victoria, Aug.-28.���������J. ii. Edwards'.'  was sent up for trial for the emoezzle-"'  ment of $1272 collected  for the Kamloops Cattle Co. in 1S93.    .-  RiMouski,  Que., *Aug. 2S.���������Sir Wilfrid   Laurier   arrived   here A today on"  the steamer Labrador and was*, enthii- ,  si.-istically received by the mayor arid-,-  citizens. * ~ _ ' X  ���������    '  Victoria. -Aug. 28. ��������� American',  smugglers are terrorizing the "Indian'  villages on Queen Charlotte" Island*  anel are feeding the Indians with wliis-v  key and robbing them." -   '  ' The s.s. Lytton came up' l.tct night  and loaded machinery for th'e French  Crrck Co.. and proceeded up the river  this morning for La Porte. She will  take up another load of supplies next  week for Big Bend-.  Captain Fitzstnbbs has been gazetted  as warden of the provincial jail at  Nelson.  Gold Commissioner Graham has re-  ferred-the application-for-water-from  the 'sulphur springs at the Halcyon  and St. Leon hot springs to the authorities at Victoria.  Mr. Francis J. O'Reilly. C. E.. who  is in partnership with Mr. Gamble,  late engineer of the Public Works  .Department, at Rossland, came in on  Wednesday's train from the south.  Great complaints are being made by  merchants and carters of the condition  of the road to the freight shed. It is  almost impossible to get in or out with  a load without breaking a waggon.  The distance from Second street to  the freight shod is very trilling and ������.  gooel road could easily be made.  " Mr. Robt. Murphy.of Kaslo. brought  up the body of his brother Frank, who  died in Kaslo ou Thursday of pneumonia, and procce*cleel cast this  morning to Calgary, where the r������*-  miiius will !x>'interred. The mother  and sister of deceased met the body  here and accompanied it back.  Now Denver Ledge: The present  silver panic will benefit the silver  cause. It will force some decisive  action to be -taken, and whatever it  may he it must result favorably to the  white metal. The civilized world  never done without silver as a money  metal anil it never will. When the  reaction does come silveV; will quickly  be restored to its time honored position as the best money metal.  A correspondent from Trout LuLe  City writes about the big gold strike  on Gainer creek as follows: Big excitement here over the gold find at  the head of Gainer creek. There is no  question but that it is bona fide. The  lust assay I saw from it i-un $3,000 in  'gold. The lead is improving;, in size  and l-'t-hness, and I think we will soon  have a Klondike at home. A very  rich new strike was made near the  big glacier, about 3 inilt_s south of  Trout Lake today by S. J. Gr.iham.  An assay from surface went 718 oz.  silver and $0 in gold. The country  sec-ins to be all right independent of  tin.' slump hi silver.*  The Silver Market.-  New" York, Aug. 27:-Bar silver, 5lj  $3.<j0; Copper, $11.14.,       '  Lead  The C. P. R. and Rossland.  In   a  meeting   of Rossland business1  anel  mining   men , held   last-Tuesclay" ,,  uight   Vice    President   Shaiighnessy  addressed   the  meeting..  He said - he' ..  was in Rossland two years ago when:  the 'Le Roi and War Eagle.were the"  only twoinines much spoken of.-,*-He" -  had"*-talked   with   a representative of-  the Kansas City Smelting company at-  the  time about building a'smelter on'  the Columbia river..They first thought- .  of Arrowhead  as the.right place, and;  then Nakusp, and finally   Robson  was-  chosen, but the   Rosslaud ores"were so'  little  understood  that  it was finally  decided it would not-be safe to build;_  the   smelter  at' that lime.   Later orr"  Mr. Heinze   came   into   the field  andV  built a smelter and a nilroad, and had*  invested a large sum of money..       _c - .  Jlr. Heinze had come to bird in Mon-"  treal last-winter and asked-if-the C.-P.-^  R. would object if he built a road up"  to Robson.   He said the C. P. R.would*, "  not object, but that Rossland was 11*.  C.P.R. territory and that the company  .would not allow anything to stand iri  the   way  of its making such rates to"  Rossltiud  in   the  future   as it might  best.  "The C. P. R. is a powerfnl com-*  pany," he continued, "and we do not*  wtint to come in and crush Mr. Heinze.-  At the same time I will say to yoii we'  are going to see that Rossland ores are*,  smelted in British Columbia. I hoped'  to meet Mr. Ileinze here and have art'  understanding with him. I can not-  now make any definite announcement,'  but my mind is made up as to some"  things, and when I get back home anej  see our directors I think wo shall be/  able to say something, and that some-'  thing will be satisfactory to Rossland."'  (Great applause.)  COKE FOR 96 Ptelt TON".  Mr. Shaughnessy then went into the*  question of fuel supply.) He thought**"  Robson would be the smelting point  for the Rossland camp and he thought'  he could promise that the Crow's Nest"  line would lie completed- to Robson by  September 1,1808, and that coke eoulel  be laid down at Robson at $3 or $5.50'  per ton. This last statement was re-"  ceived with iiiuchenfhusiain.  Jlr.' Shaughnessy's speech Was ac-"  cepted as a-satisfactory assurance that*  the C. P. R. means to come into Rossland.  The Silver Cup mine, in the Eiardea'i*  district, has let a contract for shipment of 400 tons to the smelter. The"  owners claim tbat the ore'w'iH average"  700 ounces of silver to the ton.���������New-  Denver Ledge'. ,  A. M. Be.tttie says'there is cbtisicler--  able talk of the Edmonton* route to".  Klondike iu tire coast cities, and if  silver stays at the present low price,-  thousands of people will go into the"  northern unexplored regions of the  Northwest Territories next spring irr  search of the precious metal, which is*  known to exist in many rivers jm-tj  i streams in that countrv,  "   -��������� ~_.~tlrt.__-K_>,Gi__,ll.,I a"  ���������uwiu-fwu-usaui  ���������is*  -J"-.-  3S>_  ?���������';  l������  ���������a.)  B)  fi'  .--**  Sift  axieJ-.  IS l  p  Si*  I'  ������;  1 A*;  i  ft5  i  II;  V '  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in inteicsis cf  Revelstoke, Lardeau, Dig Bend, Trout Lako  lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, ..loitiiui.  Pass and Kaglo i'ass Distriota.  JOHlN'SOK  to riCTTiriECE  Proprletors and Publishers  A Scml-Ve'eokly Journal. published in tho  latcresu of Rorelstokc and lho surround ng  district. Wednesdays and sjaturdajs, making  closest connections with all trains.  SdvertlBlng Rates: Display a.ld, ~1..*~ per  column inch. ������2.00pcrincliwheninserteelootlile>  page Legal oas.. 12c pe-r (nonparoll. lino for  llrst insertion; So for each additional insertion.  Jteading notices. 15c por lino each issue. Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, freo.        .  Subacription Hates: By mail or carrier. S2 00  perannum; s.1." for six months, strictly in  * Our*Job Department: Tin: HsiiAi." Job  Department is one of tho bost equipped  Drinting otilces in West Kootenay, anil is prepared to executo all kinds ot piiating in lirst  class atvle at honest prices. One price w nil.  >"o job too large���������none too Binnll���������for us. " liul  orders promptly attended to. Give us a trial  on your next order. .     .  To Correspondents: We invite correspondence on any subject of interest to tho general  oublic, and desire a rcliablo regular correspondent in every locality surrounding  Revelstoke. In all cases the bona lldq namo  of tho writer must accompany manuscript, but  not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, B. C.  HOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. All correspondence must bu legibly  written on one side of the paper only.  2. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the pr per name  of lhe writer. ...  3. Correspondence with referenco to uny  thing that has appeared in another paper  must first be offered for publication to lhat  paper before it can appear in Tins Hekald.  SATURDAY.     AUGUST  28,     181)7.  HIE    COLONIES    AND    THE  NA VI'  The sixtieth anniversary of  the accession of Queen Victoria to  the British throne has been  rendered remarkable above all  precedent by the gorgeous nature  of the pageant, the intense loyalty  evinced by the nation, and the  magnificent exhibition of British  naval powers at the Portsmouth  review. Any one of these in itself  would have sufficed to reader tlie  occasion memorable, autl, taken in  conjunction, they could not but  impress the civilized world with  the fact that Great Britain is at  the present day���������as she was in  1S15, after the battle of Waterloo  ���������the greatest factor, for gootl or  evil, for peace or war, in the  world; that she is, in every sense  of the word, a ''world-power.''  Furthermore, the nature of the  celebration thrust into prominence  the significant fact that, above all  else, the British Empire of today  is a colonial empire. The presence  of the premiers of the self  governing colonies was a testimony to the administrative  methods adopted by the mother  land. The unique spectacle  afforded by the representatives of  the military forces of the various  colonies aud dependencies���������that  processiou wherein marched  together the Negroes of the West  India Regiment, the Mongolian  Hong Kong Police and the Maori  _ of Xew Zealand, side by side witli  "-ttis't:ralian and "Canaclian regiments���������was an exhibition of  military strength which no other  nation iu ancient or modern times  could approach. In short the  Jubilee celebration was world embracing, aud that world is  England's world.  Shortly before the Jubilee, the  House of Assembly at Cape Town,  had by a unanimous vote passed a  motion that the time had arrived  when steps should be taken to  arrange some basis of contribution  by Cape Colony toward the  Imperial Navy. This motion, it is  worthy of note, received the warm  support of Messrs. Hofmerr and  Lehreiner���������the two most promi"  neut and influential of the Dutch  members. Sir Gordon Sprigg, the  Cape premier, came to England to  take part in. the Jubilee celebrations, and as a result of the motion  passed iu the Cape Assembly, the  First Lord of tlie Admiralty at a  banciuet at the St. George's Club.  -London, made the announcement:  "Today I received the present of  an ironclad at the hands of a  British colouy!"' Cape Colony, as  a matter of fact, has presented the  British Empire with a battleship  of the firstclass order, and tlie gift  is absolutely unhampered by conditions. The feeling of gratification with which tliis practical  avowal of generous loyalty will be  regarded "is necessarily deepened  by the fact that the Cape  Assembly is composed largely of  Dutch member.-, representing  Dutch constituencies, and that an  independent member brought the  project forward.  This action of the Cape Government is not the first contribution  which the colonies have made  towards Imperial defence. Some  10 years ago Australia undertook  to bear jointly with the home  government    the    cost    of    the  UME  & COMPANY  Agenta :  RAM LAL'S TEA  Wholesale  erchant;  Retail  Agents :  Victoria Powder Co.  >ound for the Hills  Prospectors and miners should not leave for the hills without having a look at this stock. Wo  carry full lines of first class Provisions, Men's Clothing, Ooodyear'a Kip Boots, Prospectors Shoes (a  special line), II. P>. 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 cant, Fuses  and Detonators,  The Building Boom  We have made arrangements to meet the"demands which the rapid increase of orders in the br.iuliiuj  trade has caused this season. Our lines of Builders' Hardware are very complete. "Nails, wire and cui*, ail  sizes and kinds; Locks and Knobs, Hinges, Window Fasteners; Building Paper of various kinds, 'far Pnpor;  Linseed Oil, Boildcd and Raw; "Varnishes, Turpentine, Shellac, White Lead, Dry Paints, (a large assc-i'tincnl":  Mixed Paints, Brushes, White Wash Brushes.  Next month wc will have a talk with you about general  Dry Goods  Something else you all want to hear about, which is  Carpets  Stores'at Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke, Trout Lake City and Ferguson  Australian Auxiliary Squadron,  but it was a term of the agivenienb  that this auxiliary squadron  should be confined to local waters,  aud therefore should not be at the  free disposal of the British Admiralty. The Australians believed  that "local interests can best be  defended locally," but during the  ���������years that have elapsed since the  Australian auxiliary squadron  was established the principles of  naval strategy have developed  rapidly and naval experts ' all  agree that such a theory is erroneous. The Cape Government have  not attached any such restriction  to their gift, and this broad minded attitude makes their action ail  the more worthy of remark.  It would not be possible lo suggest an expedient by which the  recognition of the common interests aud the common obligations  of the colonies aud the mother  country could be more clearly  uotified to the world, than by the  action of Cape Colony. That the  maintenance of the.-Pax Britan-  uica io the profound desire of all  the various members of the Empire need not be insisted on. But,  as the London Standard =ays.  "Neither Englishmen nor their  Colonial   brethren' are   likely   to  MORE APPOINTMENTS.  A CLERK   OF THE   COURT FOR  THE YUKON DISTRICT  Another Mounted Police Surgeon Appointed���������He Was a Defeated Candidate���������A High Salaried Accountant  Ottawa. Alienist 23.���������Fred Wade,  barrister, of Winnipeg, has been un-  pointcil clerk ol" the Supicinc Court of  thn "soi'tli West Territories tor Yukon  judicial district. Tlie position had  licen previously declined, by Hon. Col.  Aylmer.  MILITIA   .U'l'OINT'IENT. '  W. Cordon, banker. oE Halifax, lias  been appointee! accountant ol' the  iniliti.'i ilepirtiiient. 'JLJorcli'ii is n, brother to H. Ij. l'lirelon, Conservative  member I'or the citv of llalif.tx. His  salary will be f>2.100" The Minister of  .Militia could not secure hi"* services at  a smaller .-.alai-v.,  A NEW  KL'Hc:l-:tJN.  Dr. licmner. the defeated candidate*  in North Bruce*, has been appointed  surgeon of the Mounted Police and will  bo located at Tagish in the Yukon.  IT IS A PRACTICABLE ROUTE  crew deserted to go into the pack business, being offered gieat inducements.  There were I'roni 2,000 to 3,000 people  at Skagway and 000 to 000 at Dyea.  The Skagway trail is reported to be in  a very bad condition, and hundreds  will not get over the pass this winter  unless they are well provided with  horses. The passengers on the  Coc|iiitlam learned that three men and  a number of horses had been drowned  in the fast flowing streams, but no  particulars could be obtained.      . ���������  -Brief news of a big golel iind on the  .Stewart river, one of the Yukon's  greatest tributaries, comes by letter.  It bears out the predictions made all  along by old Alaska prospectors, and  will doubtless have the effect of  turning the tide of nugget hunters  from the Clondike to the Stewart, and  the .creeks- that How into it. The  writer is William Forrest, an old-time  iniui'i-, well known in Victoria and  throughout the Cariboo district.  " The last news from tho mining  district," , he writes from Skagway  miller date of August" Dili, "is a man  who took out 0(3 pounds of gold in  three tiny.", on u creek forty miles on  tins side of the Stewart river.*' He  gives no details of the find further  than this, hut indicates that the news  i is accepted in good faitb by all at  Skagway and that many are now  heading towards the Stewart treasure  ground.  overlook tThe fact that Imperial"  grcsTfiiess reposes, in the ultimate  resort, on Imperial force, and that  of the strength and determination  of the British Empire tlie navy is  the clear aud supreme indication.  To uphold the sea power bequeathed to ns by our ancestors,  and built up by a succession of far  seeing statesmen, penetrating  thinkers and daring sailors has  became a passion with tbe Engli-h  people.* and it i-= abundantly  manifest that the colonies have  caught the contagion of this lofty  and commendable sentiment, and  aspire to play their part, overtly  and directly, in maintaining the  visible sign of our Imperial  greatness."  MOUNTED   POLICE   TO GO   VIA  PEACE    RIVER  ROUTE TO   CLONDIKE  Among the passengers on the Kel-  monton'train on Monday morning was  C-j.Spurgenn, of Stockton, Calife'i-itta,  Koing north to procure* what inl'oi-iiia-  '.icui lie can em lhis norlliein mule*.  Mr. Spiirgcnn has lit;cu in Al.-ibka fi-e-  e|iiently nneleliel a good clc.il e'f jjuryey-  ing in that e-ountry. He* says few people havo anv idea"oK the hardships to  lie enilureil in going to the Clone! ike by  the Alaskan route, lie* elest'iibes the  S'nkon as the worst anil liareli-.t river  nf tht: whole United .States tei nav i-  g.-ite. The current is swift anti boats  have to be hatilrel up by winell.iss. It  is also full of i ticks boulders and innumerable; islands anel steering is very  barn work. Often if the- exact channel is not taken a vessel will get inlo a  blind channel and reipiirc; eluys to get.  frcje. The- Ohilcotit, pass i.s'full of hardships anil Mr. Spurgeon fear-, thai  many who have gout- in tli.it way  will nevi'i' re-turn to relate their ailven-  turcs. Of the wi'iilth lie- ha 5 11-> doubt,  as a fi-ii'tul nf bi.s In might down to the  mint tfl I'i,'")'' for .-ilimil, eight months  work, often t:iking out many thou-.-  und.s of dollars fi-e'un a .-ingle pan. He-  feels stir..- fiom maps, e:l.e-., Ili.it the till  Canadian route i.s preferable tn tiny  other anti he goes to verify il. from personal examination on behalf eif a  large ptii ty who arc piep.iriiig"!?* stait  ii-eini Oalitoi'iiiain the spring. There  were lie-iilt*s Mr. Spiirjjeimi :oiii;* half  dozen others from different epiarters  bound for the frozen golden region of  the north.  Minister   Siftor.    Grans   s~Conce_*S5icn  j        to     Alb?rUi-Cior.d'.*:s     News     Is  ; ���������      Brought    Bzck.    b7   the     Stealer  Coquitlatn ��������� "More     Big      Strikes  nrr.-WA, August. 2.).--Yielding to  reprc-v_*ntation- e.f thi people: cf  Albeita tirrangeiiit-nls were eutopic*'?!!  by Hon. Cl'IVorO .Sifton before he- Ml,  for the sea -side yi_tei'il iy that a small  contingent of Mounted Police shail at  once proceed t > t'ri<_.- Yukon gold field:-,  via Calgary ,-i.,ti Kdinotilcni. The  route? to lu* "taken will le bv way of  Peace; i iver. Le.--.-ei' Slave, lake. N.tson.  Laird, Dej.i-u .11.el 1't.lly livtjis. j'y  lho M'-.unU-d Police are to take hurres  with them it is obvious that th" route  to bo adopted is'pfactii'abli'anil well  worth examining.  The n.-w n".ail service between IJiit-  ish Columbia. Dy.-a and Daw sun City  will   be in opei'.-il'ion in a few elavs.  The Yukon territory has been e*on-  stituU'd by onler in eouii'il it land  rosistr.'U ion tlis.'rict with he.nleitiarloi'S  at. Fort Ciiiltiliy.  The last Canadian  Gazettt* contain*  llie   appoint ment.  of   Major  Wtilnh of  Uroe'kx die as chief e-xee-iili ve eillioer of  Canada m tlie Vuknn. with tlu* title* of  ��������� coinini.sKionnr of the- Yukon eli-.lrie-t.  Ilavcluuk Nor veieul of Nova Scotia  has he-en appointee! inspect or of mine.--,  along wilh,.hmir-s D, Me-Gregnr, in the  Vukon. Nutwood will leave with  Walsh.  :.*r.\vs kiiom nvE.\  V.iNctK'vi-'it. j\ itgtist ���������������). ��������� The  ste.ii?>i-i'<>>C|iii'!->m has returned from  a trip toHkiigw.-iy hay and Dve.-i. Site  made* a verv fas! trip, having left heie  on August" 8th. Her passengers, live  slock and freight., were landed safely.  Tin- nighl, before she arrived at Dyea  there had been cxeiting scents. A  while man was caught in the at-tof  stealing .-Kiel it, i*. said h<: was h.tngeel  without a I rial. A day or two h'jloie  the Coipiillani hail arrived at Dyea  live men bail arrived at that place  from ("leiudik", Th'.y went in Ia������t  Aptil and hail t-ome: tml. w it h !*!l.~),IK")  in gold|llu-l.:inil ituggel.s. J'iiey tliel not,  ge, inlot.be Yukon as minors, but with  a, band nf cattle. The animal-* were  dispuv-d of at a. gutitl price, and ju-it  al, thai, li'tie the liist tepoits about.  the i it-h Iinel-. em the Clondike cune in.  Thev immediate.ly Hi'l nut for the  scene and weie ltte-'ky in liiiding agouti  claim. On lh" lirst, day when Ihey  sl.t-iie-k |i iy dirt thev [i-nme-l nut nve-t-  .->S.|-.:t.{l. Tlie-y sl'il i-el.aiii nn inlei-e-l, in  their claim anil have cnint: eaitloeiijoy  the winter on their s"l~,0(H*. When  the C'jtiuitlaiii wttlfe north two of her  '    BREACH OF   PROMISE  A Man at Edmonton Sued   for $10,000  ���������Said to be Married Already  Temox-o, .-Vugust 20.���������Miss Sadie  Fisher, of Lirantfortl, is suing Edward  'Ftsfrisr~(si~' i'Jii rnaHront-NrW;T���������and"  formerly of Hamilton, at Osgoode  1 lull, for breach ofpromi.se. The damages, are laid at WlO.OOO. jMiss Fisher  claims that llarris proposed 'marriage  to her last January and she is nuite  willing to I'll her part of tho contract,  but that Harris declines. Louis F.  Heyd. solicitor for tho plaintiff, says  the* reason is thai Harris is already  married. The defendant left for the  Clondike on Saturday, and was given  agreat, send-off by a number ofjriends.  FIGHTING IN INDIA  iv70   Attacks  Made���������Ali   Musjed   and  Fort-mute the Unfortunate Places  Pi-:.-i:i.-urn. j-.ugu.-t 2-1. - j\fridis  began an aLi^i'-k upon Ali Musjod at  nine o'clock yesterday morning and  upon l'"orlniii.i:io shortly after' ten.  Both ar-: gainvincil with Khybsr  native levies. The enemy is also  ente-i-ing Kbybei pass. General West-  macott lias .-.������������������nt. artillery to the mouth  of tlie p.i-*t to -he-ll thiiin if jiossible.  j I'I it* iirtillei y w.i-. accoiiipanieei by  the  --' i*    IjL'l.g.tl Ij'tlltJ'-tS.  THE COi-lL  STRIKE  An Agreement Likely to  be  Reached���������  T'.-.e Lethbridge Strike Ended  Ll-"~!li:i:i[>f>'', j'nig. "if.-The fjeth-  bridg'.: rnin'-es' stiike- is settled. The  men ie-v.imi; work to-day.  CO.VPKICKNf K   Of."  STRIKKflfi  PiTT-siii-'U'i. August 21.���������The_ c;-)ii-  ference of striker, and owners will be  continued lej-tlay. It is said that'' an  agtcement will hi: arrived at.  Wholesale dealei s in  Agents for K. "VV. Karn Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated 'Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Golumbia.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� Revelstoko.  PrcachiDg services at II a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Class meeting at the closo of the  morning service, irabbath School and Bible  Class nt 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. The  public are cordially invited.   Seats free.  REV: f. A. WOOD. Pastor.  pHURCH OF ENGLAND - Revelstoko  *-^ Services: Daily, evening prayer 5, p.m.  except on Fridays when, it is at 7 p. m.  with address. Sundays: Holy Communion  8 a.m., morning prayer 11. evening prayer 7:30;  First Sunday in month Holy Communion at  morning services. _  "���������"IeVNK A. FORD Vicar.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������ReyelBtoke.  Servico every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Blb'e Cliss at 2:30 p.m., to which  all are welcome. Prayor meeting at 8 p.m,  every Wednesday.  REV. "P. D. MUIR, Pnstor.  RO-fAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH ��������� Revel-  Btokc.    Mass  fourth   Sunday in  month  at-10:30a.m.^=^  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in every respect.    Gooel accommodation.   Best  "Wines, Liquors and Cigars at tho Bar.  . J. Lappan, Proprietor  Columbia House  sasaas'  The   largest hotel   in   town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Best __ accommodation. Itates_ $1     ^cr    day.  St.   Leon   Hot   Springs,   on   Upper . Arrow * Lake,  run in connexion.  C. B. Maclean  ARCHITECT...  and BUILDER  Kstlmntcs fttrnlshod. Plans and specifications made. Am also prepared to do  shop and job work un tho Bhortcst  notice. Satisfaction guaranteed in  ovcry caso.   Oall or write for tormB.  Main Street  Rovelstoko  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Stylo at Lowest PriccB.  Douglas Street ��������� Revklstokb  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  ANOTHER BIG STRIKE  20,000 Men Involved -This Time it is io  Austro-H ungary  IJci) li'i-is'i li. Augu.-it ai.��������� A great  strike began in the building trades  yesterday anil -inon- than 2'i,l0'! men  .-ni; involved. The- strikci " hi en-  i|eave>iii'in-,c lo prevent, e.theiti from  ivoi-king camp ivponti-elly in contact  ���������.villi the p')lit-i'. Il.vpei-itj pite-Iieel  li.ittli's e-n-tu.-d i'i s-'vi'ial of the piinci-  p.il slivels of ��������� li.* e-iiy. Two htindi-etl  pe-i!,fin-i weie injured, some danger-  ously. The p'oliee have ancsted IIX)  of the ringleaders.  Druggist. Galgary  Brown & Clarke, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  When at ..  en, b. c.  _   The gateway to the great     /  East Kootenay   <f  gold fields  r m|^l.__F���������___B_____-__w  assures you every comfort, cxejnisile  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  1 leadqiiiirters for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample .'ooms.  Fort Rtoelo SttiRO loaves Kootonsy  Iloueo    every  Tiicsduy.  Strictly First Class S.ADLER, F:*o;  Fop Youp  tHouse Cleaning  Send for samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from 10c, 12ic,  15c up to 50c a roll. Mail  orders carefully attended to  Linton Bi-otlzer-s  Calgary, Alberta  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  f-;-if  F. McCarty  Wholesalo and Ho tall  Butcher  Dealop In:   ;!  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station   -   -   B. C  W. G. BIRNEY  Painter  Signs and Paper Hanging  A Specialty.  Addrcsn care of Union Hotel  Revelstoke  L. JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Buildep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  ������������������     Terms Cash  Any one Requiring  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  . pleming  Than you cau afford to  steal it and' take thn  chances of being caught  ������raying  KSpe iol'y  IaOtXi Pfiiccs  liEE & RTKlHSOfl  Builders and Dealers in  Carriages,  Buggies,   Buckhoards  Democrats,   Road   Wagon",  Heavy Cartnge TV agon-/,  " 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 he beat.  CHIiGH^Y,       -       flIiSEj?"Tn.  Its All in the Kootenay Qui  si  v;l  i  /A  SZ$3%g&&g3ggg������l&3  ^^f^^^rr^^^-^f'^^^^^f^^ST' )������*  2&  OVER THE  CROW'S NEST  A HERALD COMMISSIONER PAYS  A   VISIT   TO   THE   CONSTRUCTION CAMPS  EVERYTHING ON THE  MOVE  Keep Your  Eye   on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  .10  . 5  .15  . 5  Interviews With Superintendent ol Construction Haney, Contractor Keith  and Others.���������The Number of Men  at Work���������Some Particulars About  Construction.���������The Origin of the  "Crow's Nest."  Below will he found au interesting  account of construction work and incidents on the line of the Crows Nest,  with the courtesy of the Calgary  Herald :  Southern Alberta is at present one  of the busiest parts of Canada, and  Thk Herald is the first newspaper to  send a representative to write, up construction news and other matters  connected with the new route. Two  things which struck our commissioner  were that both East and West Kootenay will have, on the completion of the  Crow's Nest line, a remarkably easy  means of communication with the  east, the grades being no higher than  one per cent; and that Alberta will for  the next two years, and it is hoped permanently, enjoy an uninterrupted run  of prosperity as a result of the money  spent in construction and the opening  up of the new route to our nearest and  most profitable market.  PACTS ABOUT THE WORK  An interview with Mr. M. J. Haney.  the chief of construction, who is a most  courteous and approachable gentleman, brought out 'some interesting  particulars. There are at present  about 3,000 men and SOO teams engaged in building the railway. Tho  contractors and the number of miles  taken by each are given below :  G. H. Strevel'. 10 miles  Wm. Dohemy 35     "  Neil Keith........  Jas, McCrimmon.  J. D. McArthur...  D. McGillivray ...  -    Ed. Egan  a   -"  Hugh Mann...'. 5   , "  Mayor Bowles  5 " " ���������  J. XV. Buchanan ...... 5   ."  Grading was begun simultaneously  nearly all along the route as surveyed  and pegged out by the engineers from  Lethoridge to the summit of the  mountains. The first ten miles from  Lethbridge is about finished and  tracklaying will commence immediately. The bridge constructors are  alreadv at work pile driving and building stone piers.' The longest bridge on  tbe line will be that over the St. Mary's  river. It will bo 3,000 feet long and  will be built on piles. * In reply to *a  remark of The Hekald representative  that this would take many weeks to  complete, Mr. Haney said it would  be ready for the rails in ten days. The  bridges will be built of timber at first,  (.o be replaced with steel-structures  later on. _     ,.--"__'���������  BEADY  IN NOVEMBER  Mr. Haney and Mr. Lumsden expressed the opinion that the railway  will be finished into the Iiockies by  November���������about 125 miles. Supplies  are being taken to .the mountains so  that work may be continued where  possible during the winter. Already  the company is making a waggon road  bevond the lake in the pass, to which  a fairly good road now exists. Two  hundred men aie engaged cutting the  right-ot-way beyond the pass.  The exact route through the.-two  ranges of mountains hasjiot yet been  decided. Eight engineering parties  lire at work, and as there are several  alternative routes in the mountains it  will not be decided which is to be fol-  -"oweduhtil-all-are-surveye'dr"-*---      "-1  . A CAMP DESCRIBED  Our representative drove along tho  route of the new railway from Macleod  to the foot of the mountains, following  the grading nearly the whole distance.  Construction camps are located every  f e-.v miles. An average camp contains  a large tent for the men's dining room,  another for stores, another for the  contractor and his staff, and soveral  smaller tents for sleeping' in. The  waggons belonging to the outfit are  generally airanged in two lines-and  need for rough open air stables, the  - horses being tied to the waggon wheel  while feeding or at night, and separated by large poles. Large numbers  of wheeled scrapers, plows and other  Implements are to be seen, and there  lis always a blacksmith's shop, sometimes on wheels.  The uniform rate of wages for the  nien employed ns teamsters and labourers is $2*0 a month and board. The  company fixes this rate and prohibits  the contractors from paying either  more or less. This provision is designed as far as possible to prevent  trouble that would otherwise be caused  )>y men leaving -one contractor for  .toother. Even now trouble arises  from men deserting and the Mounted  Police arc kept busy hunting them.  Among certain classes of the men  dissatisfaction exists over tho rate ot  wages and at one camp visited forty  men walked out after receiving'their  llrst month's pay. The men had to  pay their way up from the east, but  were eiven a special rate of a cent  a mile. Men coming from Moosomin  paid $5.50 for the trip up.  Neither Mr. Haney nor any of the  contractors fear any serious trouble in  the way of a strike, as thousands of  men are ready to come from the east  and the difficulty so far has been to  keep them back.  Much of the country through which  the railway will run is rolling and in  many places cut by deep coulees which  necessitate a large amount of earth  work. Owingto the* ranges of hills which  break the country in this district, tho  line takes several curves to avoid deep  cutting.    ' ��������� ��������� ,,  The origin of tho name of the pass  through which the now railway takes  its course is commonly supposed to be  connected with the laying and  hatching receptacle of a well known  bird of sable hue. However snel the  discovery mav be to the cartoonists, it  ic only in the cause of truth to say  that the eastern ideas on tho point arc  as usual far astray. As with the  majority   of   western   names   "tho  is the richest mining* district in British Columbia  is right in the heart of  Lardeau's richest mines  \  Promising Ferguson Claims  Cascade Group  Galena Prince Gr'p  Great Home Group  Wagner Group  American Group  Black Eagle Group  Pilot Knob Group '  Highland Group  Each group contains from 3 to IS claims  Pool Group  Silver Chief Group  Big Five Group  Abbott Group  Glengarry Group  Blackburn Group  Holy Moses Group  Ped Plume Group  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma  ,Gieat Northern  {Hillside  Suushine  Black Prince  Silver Queen  True  Fissure '  Towser  Silver Cup,  All within a radius of 1 to 6 miles  :'{������  - -r '.,f ���������  i ,'   j "  -  TV.  Ferguson is the/Terminus  of    the <! projected  'Lardeau   Railway���������to   be   built   this   summer.  At the present ground floor price the best real estate investment on  ' the.mamet is FERGUSON lots.  W. H. VICKERS  AGENT FERGUSON TOWNSITE  A Corner Lot at $160 ca������  bo  for $40  secured  down,,'  An Inside Lot at $110 ca������r������%; secn"*  for $27.50 down'  -������������������  Crow's Nest" is a translation of the  Indian name applied to the pass before  the white man's day. The derivation  of the name as given by the red skin  medicine men is that a large jiarty of  Crow Indians took refuge in the pass  when pursued by their enemies the  Blackfeet, who came upon them in  their "nest" and slaughtered them to  a man.   Hence "the Crow's Nest."  MASSACRE BUTTE  There is material enough in the  Indian legends of Alberta to fill a  volume. Just to the north-west of the  grand curve made by tne Crow's Nest  railway .before it enters the ,ruoun_  tainoiis country stands iv^ conspicuous  hill, known as Massacre Butte. Many  years ago the low country between the  ltocky mountains and the Porcupine  hills formed a favourite passage for  travellers and immigrants northward  bound. It was on this -route, immediately under the butte . mentioned,  that a party of German immigrants  were massacred hy Indians. Men;  women, and children, none were  spared but a fair haired young girl,  who was taken away to the south, but  as the story runs, there was so much  quarreling over her that the chief of  the band killed her to prevent further trouble, taking her scalp, which  is said to he among the trophies of the  lato chief, " Big Sun," to this day.  Somo little timo ago there was dug up  at Pincher Creek a skeleton which the  doctor pronounced to be that of a  young female and which an old squaw  said was that of the last victim of the  tragedy at Massacre Butte.  ' Other names of places in Southern  Alberta are redolent of the cowboy,  such as Whoop Up, Stand Off, Freeze  Out. The Indian name for Pincher  Creek means High Wood and it has  been suggested that the old timers  should take advantage of the spirit of  change which is now upon the land  and call their pretty village Highwood.  AN IDEAL COUNTRT.  The district for 30 or 10 miles east of  tbe mountains in Southern Alberta is  exceedingly well favoured. As a  ranching and farming district it is  almost unrivalled. As a summer  camping ground there are few better,  The whole region is a succession of  gems of scenery���������lakes, rivers, woods,  ills, rocks and stretches of pasture  With the stately Rockies forming a  perfect background. The grazing  hero is most abundant���������in fact long  enough to furnish hay almost  anywhere.  Tho district was one of the earliest  to be settled and It is gradually filling  up with small stockmen and grain  farmers. In both these departments  of agriculture the district is as near  perfection as can be. though near the  mountains it enjoys a remarkable  immunity for summer frost, and its  rivers are large and numerous enough  to furnish water for extensive irrigation. Tho buildings of the settlers are  as a rule solid, spacious and in good  repajr, and their fields securely fenced.  THE KjVLIjS  Just where tho railway will cross  the middle fork of the Old Man's river  is a magnificent water fall. With the  roar of its tremendous fall intoa rocky  canyon there   is nothing finer even  in the mountains themselves, and this  will undoubtedly be one of the places  where the hrakeman will startle the  passengers with his yell: " Train  stops five minutes to see The Falls 1"  As TnK Herald representative was  driving throngh'this splendid country  with Mr. F. AV. Godsaf, many an inter  teresting reminiscence was recalled by  recurring 'features of the landscape.  " This," said Mr. Godsal.as we rounded  a steep side hill, once dangerous, but  now improved, "has been christened  'Agony Point.' Before the'new trail  was made we all had to get outside  and hang on to one side of the wafgon  to-keep-it from-toppling over.���������   CURIOSITIES OF NATURE.  One of the features of the district  is supplied by some curious geological  formations. At one place in the river  bank on Mr. Godsal's fine ranche a  layer of buffalo bones,' hundreds, perhaps thousands of years old, is to be  seen underlying the base of a hill, and  as the river cuts into the hank the  bones are being gradualiy washed out.  Further down the river, a cut bank  reveals the phenomenon of a stratified  formation consisting of a layer - of  buffalo bones, a layer of charcoal, a  layor of rock, then another layer or  bones.  Another mystery is supplied by a  line of immense stones which lie on  tho prairie and extend, it is said, from  Montana clear up to Calgary. They  do not belong to the country, the rock  being totally unlike any other in the  district, and the supposition is that  they were dropped thousands of years  ago by an im mouse glacier.  The Herald lepresentative being  armed with a first rate camera, took a  number of yiews of ranching, railway  construction, general scenery, some of  which, we hope, our readers may have  the opportunity in the near future of  seeing.  Among other views taken was one  of Contractor Neil Keith's outfit at  dinner time, with the horses feeding,  the men lounging around and the  scrapers standing on the dump where  the hour of noon had found them. Mr.  Keith was seen iu his fine tent and  was courteously communicative as to  theprDgress of the work. He has four  outfits at work in .and near the pass  and is confident that trains wili be  running over the first 100 miles by the  time winter sets in.  TURKEY AND GREECE  MASS MEETING IN   ATHENS  FOR WiR  IS  The War Feeling Is Not Shared by the  Grecian Public and, Press���������Britain's  Instructions to her Ambassador���������  A Crisis Expected at the Conference  ��������� London:, August 23.���������A special despatch fiom Constantinople says tho  feeling at the peace conlerence today  i^^lil^y_^t__._._e_._2velop____a_crisis,____.Tt_is  "understood Sir Philip Curry, British  ambassador to Turkey, has received  fresh instructions,, the nature of which  will be developed at the meeting.  WANT  MORE   XVAll  Athens. August 23.���������A great meeting of over 3,000 persons held yesterday adopted an address to be presented to King George, urging him  and his government to reject tin*  proposed treaty between Greece and  Turkey, and to resume the hostilities  winch were interrupted by the truce.  The entire press, however, and the  great majority of the public condemn  the agitation for the resumption of  hostilities.  OVER THE FALLS  Two   American   Campers   Lose   Their  Lives in the Niagara  Niagara Falls, .August 23.���������Frank  Weber of Buffalo and Chas. Glasner,"  of Chicago, who were camping on the  banks of Niagara river for a week  past, hiicd a small boat on Sunday  and started tp row across the Niagara  to the Canadian shore. When in the  middle of the stream the boat became  unmanageable! and capsized. Tho  men were swept ever tho Canadian  -falls.-    -  ���������--������������������   -���������-  ������������������-���������������������������   MORE   BOMBS  Barcelona, August:"!.���������Tho police  have discovered several dynamite  bombs at Garcia, just north of Barcelona.  The Vancouver World complains  that although the city in which it is  published gave a Liberal majority at  the last election, while Victoria gave  a Conservative majority, the Mounted  Police outfitted at Victoria.  Alberta Plaindealer: A few more  kicks such as the Government has  just giveu the Yukon miner, will send  him home and keep him and his  friends there. In the meantime those  who are on the ground will fight, and,  unless we are very much mistaken the  100 policemen being sent to enforce  the new regulations will have a sorry  time. A body of 5.000 miners would  find no trouble in silencing every oflicer of the law in that country, and  rather than submit to the new regulations, they will take charge of the red  coatsandadminister law according to  their own ideas of justice.  A MURDEROUS HUN  A SON KILLS HIS FATHER NEAR  WHITEWOOD  Another Western Tragedy���������They Had  a Quarrel Over Chickens and the  Old Man Receives His Death Blow  From an Axe.  Whitkwood, Assa.. August 23.���������  Adam Grega, about 23 years of agt\'  murdered his father, Andrew Grega,  early on Saturday morning. Both  live in the Hungarian colony north of  here. They had quarreled over some-  chickens anel the old man slapped his  son's face three times. The son picked  up an axe, struck his father down and  then cut his throat. The murderer  gave himself up to the police. The  foreign colonies in this district have  probably furnished more criminal  cases than any other locality in the  north-west.  A DESPERATE FIGHT  An  Ex-Sheriff and a Deputy Sheriff  Fight to the Death in Kentucky���������  Both Were Politicians  MlDDLESHono, Ky.. August 21.���������II.  Steele, ex-Sheriff, anel Samuel Young,  deputy sheriff, of Lc-lie county, were  both killed in a conllict al, Ilydcn  yesterday. Both men fought to desperation and both fell dead in the fifth  round. Young ha J three bullets put  through him, but lived two hour  Steele' was a Democratic leader and  Young a Republican leader. They  quarrelled over politics.  the molsons bank  Incorporated by Ac of Parliament. 1853  Paid up Capital  Rest Fuqd  -  Head Ofliee-  $2,600,000  - 1,400,000  -Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Macpherson. President  S. II. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Kamsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  H. JMarkland Molson  F. Wolfcrstan Thomas, Gen. ManagPi  A. D. Durnford, Inspector  II. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receiver on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals, firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits al  current rates.  English and American '��������� exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES :  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont,  Calgary, Alta,  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Out.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrishurg.Ont,  Norwich, Ont.  CALGARY BRANCH  H. B. V/ilson, Alfir.  -"VIKNIPISO Id"-.-*-.'������"  T. 0. Phopoe, Wanaeer  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Kidgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto.Tunc'n,On1  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  IMPERIAL Bi\NK  OF Op A DA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     -   ������1,963,600  .Reserve    .-   -   -   -    1,156,800  Dirootora    i,  II. S. Tlowland,  President  '  T.K.Memtl,Vice Pros., (St.Catharines)  William Kamsay, Robcrt.Jaffrav. -  Hugh-Ryan,   T. Sutherland. Stayner,  D. It. Wilkie, General Manager.  Bronchos  North AVest and British Columbia  Brandon      Portage la        (V-itcouvei  Calgary Prairie] Winnipeg  Edmonton   Prince Albert |Revelstoke  Ontario  Essex Niagara Falls   ISt. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne .Toronto  Gait ^ Rat Portage     jWellaiul  Ingersoll "SaultSt. Marie!Woodstock  St, Catharines j  Agents  in    Great   Britain���������Llovd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom money may he 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 $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures ���������-- Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, Unilcd States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc ' "  Gold Purchased  i A. R. B. HEARN.  "lanaBer* Revelstoko Branch.  ( anadian  \ Pacific'R^/  SOO PACIFIC LINE  Cheapest, quickest and best'route  Toronto. New York, Philadelphia, .  Montreal, Boston Halifax���������ally   '__  -Eastern and European Points  REVELSTOKE  llevelst-I'e.. Hospital  Maternity Room i.i connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Blaeksmithinpr. Jobbiner  Plumbing:.   PiPe Fitting  Tinsmithini?  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a $pecialt}*__������������aa  RO    T. GORDO  Revelstohc Sin.  MITCHELL   &   CO.  INSURANCE   AND  COMMISSION  AGENTS,  Drs. McKechnic   and Jeffs, Attendant-'  MINING   BROKERS,  Calgary, Alberta  Tourist Cars leave Revelstoke  daily lor St. Taul; for Toronto'  everv Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Tbursday.  Train leaves Revelstoke for all  points south daily except Sunday;  arriving daily except Monday.,  Empress of India, Empress of  Japan and Empress 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  Xew Zealand ports.  For full particulars apply to newest  C.P.R. Agent or to*  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  IT.   M. MicGREGOK, ������  Travelling P.-istonger Agent, Nelson. -  E. J.COYI.K, His. Passenger Agent, Vancouver  Spokane Falls and Jioptliepn,  .Nelson and Ft. SSieppapd   1  Red .Mountain Kys. ��������� -  '  The only an rail      ...  cara between Spokane. Norl  and Nelson;   also  Nelson.  route without change  Jie, Northport, Rorolai  between   Roaaland  o  .nd  and  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY.  LEavE. NORTHPORT -1RBIVI.  F?r_5ff*Ba6-                         FromSpokano-  l:20p.m -i_      lr_.o__.____  For l*o������Iand-                       From KoaaUnd-  l.oOp.m.. 12.*0a.tn.  i'-Mo.m 12:47 p.m.  Close connections at -Kelson trith steamer  for Kislo and all Kootenay Lako pointaT^^  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcos with stage dally.  If You .Have a    -  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or '  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to inyest in   -  Spokane real estate or wish to *  make a borrow, write at once to  cJ.7I.MES   L.   FORD   &  CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  .    No. 0 Mill St., between Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash. ; ������* w*_a,viA_i.-w_t=3^I>^,  it������ ornaiiirr,������������������ iiwum  -������ Kie=TTV~'*^-30M_JK-~������_WM^  ���������,V  if.  $;  i  ~!ll  KJ������  IF  I*  l  There are  Drug Stores  <      and Drug Stores  S~me are fusty old curiosity  shops���������some are up to  date, properly stocked,  and replete with every  necessity.  OUR DRUG & BOOK STORE  Has complete lines of Drugs,  Stationery, Fancy Goods, Musical  Instruments.  The New Corner Store���������  Canada Drug &  ^ Book CO., Ltd.  Chas. R. Macdonald, Manager.  REVELSTOKE  STATION.  LOCAL AND JGENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General Items Round  and  About Revelstoke.  o  * Hay and oats, first class quality,  at 0. B. Hume to Co's.  .Mi". Fred. Hume, M.P.P.. of Nelson,  wtis in town this week ou business.  * Ontario sweet cider and all sorts of  soft chinks, at W. B. Pease to Co.'s.  Mr. It. W. Hume and Mrs. Hume  left on Wednesday hist on a visit to  Nelson. o  Mr." and Mrs. A. Tremblay, of the  Senate restaurant, left yesterday for  Minneapolis.  Mrs.' Wood, wife of the Rev. J. A.  Wood, is at present on a visit to  Salmon Arm.  j*. new furnace has arrived for the  Methodist church and will be placed  in position shortly.   -  Miss Sweet, of Vernon, sister of  Mrs. J. A. Wood, arrived in town yesterday on a visit.  Mr. W. J. Law's residence is now  completed, and his family has moved  here from Vernon.  * Potatoes, cauliflowers, corn and  cabbage. A fresh supply at 0. 13.  Hume <fc Co's.  Mr. AY. .7. Teetael, who at one tiuie  occupied the Herald office with a  drug stoie, was iu town on Wednesday.  Mrs. Macpherson, the wife of Mr. D.  ���������II-.-".'acpheison of-the-Halcyon-spriiigs_  arrived   from   Calgary   and went   on  south with her husband last  Wednes-  day.  The item with regard to the interview hn.t Monday on r-i il way matters  at Donald should have read '��������� Mr.  ���������Shaughnessy*' instead of " Supt. Du-  chesnay."  There are signs that the Yukon fever  or Klondicitis is making its appearance in our midst. Two well known,  . practical and thoroughly reliable Revelstoke prospectors are organizing a  grub .-taking syndicate and if successful intend .to hit the trail for Yukon  '���������arly next month via Edmonton, trapping during the winter en route.  Mr. G. B. X.'igle* returned on Wed-  neselay fiom Laforme Creek, where-he  has be-e*n prn>.p.">cting in the newly discovered Grand view district. He traced  (he mineral belt .southeast, into the  granite where it wis cut abruptly off.  He found very rich float in the creek,  which is apparently foreign and  due-, to an extinct glacier. He  made a n-arch for the ledge, but without .success.  Three men arc; now working on the  Las-: (.'hance running ahead to catch  tho rai.-'.- of the rim rock, which slopes  very gradually, so as to get .the  In.t trim eif the channel. They are  working in go.-.d pay gravel and taking out from ,iu ounce to three ounces  every clean up. There is every indication that the Last Chance is soon to  'prove itself the valuable property,  which its owneis have always believed  it to be.  Sheriff Ree'gr.tvus returned from  Nflsnn on Thursday. The execution  of the iiiniderev. Wood, was duly carried out on lhe iiiiiriiingofWednesday..  Wood retaiiii-tl his e-omposur.; to the  last and sinoked and read until the  sheriffs party came to lead him to  execution. He made no statement  verbal or writ (.mi. "J'|.e. drop was seven  fee;t ami de-ath was instantaneous, the  nr*c-k, being breike'ii. He only hung  wine minutes before he was cut down.  1 Mr. J. JI. MacFarl.ine left this morning for the Big Bend.  * A carload of Ogilvie's flour just  unloaded at C. B. Hume to Co's.  Mr. John MeRao, a mining man of  Rdbsliind, was in town yesterday.  Mr. J. XV. Mclntyre, a typo of Rossland, is in town today on route to  Seattle.  * Hotel steel ranges.cook stoves of all  sizes and heating stoves of all descriptions (wood and coal) at C. B. Hume &  Co's.  The Venerable R. Small, archdeacon  of this diocese, was in town yesterday  and is due to hold service on Sunday  at Donald.  Prof. Frank L. Nason. of the Smith  Creek Hydraulic Co., came into town  from Big Bend on Thusday, and left  again this morning by the s.s. Lytton.  The Hon. Geo. E. Foster came up  from Nelson yesterday and proceeded  through to the east on No. 2 ' this  morning.  The Victoria Province says Mr. Bostock has no intention of abandoning  Dominion for ptovincial politics. The  Province probably knows.���������Rossland  Miner.  Rev. J. A. Wood will preach a  special sermon to young people next  Sunday evening. A song service will  commence at 7.15. The church will be  tastefully decorated.  Gen. Manager Wilkie, of the Imperial Bank, came in on Thursday's No. 1  and went on south with Mr. A. R. B.  Heiu-n the same day, to look  over the  ground in Kootenay.  _-  Robt. W. Jennings, engineer, of  Toronto, went through on No. 1 yesterday to the cotist. Mr. Jennings has  been commissioned by the government  to proceed with the survey of the  Canadian route to tho Klondike.  A fresh strike of silver-lead ore, running 700 oz. to the ton is reported from  Trout Lake. The ledge is right under  the Glacier on .Broken Hill and lies  close to Col. Topping's recently acquired properties.  Mr. J. A. De Cew has his sawmill,  opposite Arrowhead, running. It has  a capacity of 15,000 foet anel employs  at present about 20 men. Fresh machinery is on the way and will be added as ftist as it arrives.  Salmon are now running up the  Eagle river between here and Sicamous in thousands. They are plainly  visible, in the* shallow water of the  creek from the train and attract great  attention from the passengers.  The incorporation committee are  pursiiiiig their labom-s quietly. The  v������*ry important fact has been ascertained that neither the C. P. R. nor  the C. & K. Steam Navigation Co. will  oll'er any opposition to the scheme.  The E. Ij. of C. E. will give a social  entertainment in the Methodist  church on Alonday the 30th, commencing at S o'clock. The executive are  preparing ti first class programme, as  well as fruit, cake, etc., to all of which  a cordial invitation is extended to the  young people of Revelstoke. Collection.  ^_Th<_L_I"ossliind DaiIy^_an_d_J__V_____kly_  Miner was sold the othei day to Mr.  F. C. Moffat, correspondent of the  To'-onto Globe, or at least the papers  were signed and the stock transferred.  The consideration is said to have heen  .1.12,000. hut the figures are withheld.  It is a cash transaction. It. is rumored  that he is purchasing the paper for  Mr. F. Aug. Heinze,  T. Thomas, from Klondike, who is  registered at the Columbia, is hiring  men to go on a prospecting expedition  on the head of Panther Creek or the  Little lied Deer back of Canmore in  the eastern slope of the Rockies iu  Alberta. Thomas says his nephew has  found float there going $10.50 in gold  and 6" per-cent. copper and he intends  to search for the lodge, before returning to Yukon next spring.  Mr. A. M. Beattie, the well known  townsite agent, is in town. He has  just returneel from Seattle and other  coast cities, and says Seattle and Victoria are Klondike crazy, while Vancouver is considerably excited, and all  are scrambling to supply piovisions  and outfits to the adventureis, who  now number over 10,000. Air. Beattie  thinks that Revelstoke, Robson and  Rosebery will be three very important  commetrial centres in Kootenay.  Air. E. Grant-Goven, Col. Anstey  and Air. John Grant meet here today,  prior to Air. Grant-Coven's trip to the  olel country. In conversing with a  Heuai n reporter. Mr. Grant-Govan  said that on his return from London  he expects to start work on at least  six ol the claims owned by the company on the north fork, and there will  be 30 men working on each. An office  of the company will be opene*d in Revelstoke* as we'll as in Vancouver. Air.  Graht-("oven is iimch pleased with the  rapid progress made by this, placc^'his  summer, as he has always preelict._el a  great future for it and thinkslti^is  deslineel to be the Clapham Junction  of Kootenay, an allusion, as Londoners  will understand, to Revels toke's elts-  t.iny as a big railway centre.  * The Waterworks Co. are placing  the pipes and digging ditches in the  upper town for the purpose of turning  on the water shortly. Alessrs. C. B.  Hume & Co. will have in stock next  week a full supply of water pipes and  all water pipe fixtures.  =������ ������_=  * J. Arnovitch's- store in Tapping's  Block is well supplied with Ladies' Jackets (latest styles), Blouses, Skirts, etc.,  which must be cleared out at once. Flan-  nelletes, Dress Goods, Table Linens,  Tidies, Towels, etc., at lowest prices.  Men's Suits at prices which will surprise  you. The whole stock must -be cleared  out by the 15th of September.   Call early.  For Sale.  Valuable business location, being lot  1, block S, on Victoria Ave.. Ferguson.  For terms, etc., apply at this office.  S__S������Bfe_~5_  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  18th jVllgust, 1897.  liis Honour the Lieutenant-Governor has  been ple-n-.e_.il toamioint WilliamSinclair Gore,  of the ejity of Victoria, Eseiuire, to bo Water  Commissioner tineic-r the provisions of the  "Water Uliiusej-s consolidation Act, 1837."  Wanted.  A couple of roornn. with use of kitchen, hy a  couple with one chiltl.   Apply at this office.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  18th August, 1897.  His   Honour   the   l.iciiteniuit-Oovoriior   in  Council hub been pleased to diret-t the publication  of  lite  unelermeutioiied  Scale of  Foes,  payable uniler the provisions of the "Water  ClatiMOS Consolidation .let, 1897."  ~~~ By Command.  J.VMES BAKER,  Provincial Secretary.  SCHEDULE ONE.  Records ok Water for Domestic, Agricultural,  Industrial ami Mining PunrosES.  For everv roc-orel or interim record of  100 iiii'lies of water or less  ���������?   "00  For cvorr intentional 100 inche-i up to  SOO inches        " 00  For everv udditiuutil 30 inches above 300  inches         ' 00  For apportioning the water authorised  to be itseil ttu-Ier any record        5 00  In respect of everv rcee-rel or interim record (except"in respect of water  recorded tmti actually used for  agricultural purposes) an annual  fee up to the llrst MO inches of        3 00  For everv aiUliliontil SO inches an annual fee of        1 00  Inspection or search of any record in  -  any record of water rights        0 25  Filing any notice or ilocumcnt witii a  Cuininissioiieror"oldCommissioner      0 50  For certified   copies of   anv record or  document per folio of 100 words        0 23  Publication in the Gazette according to  the scale of charges as tletiueu iu  Schedule A of the "Statutes and  Journal-, Act"   Annual fees to be paiel to the Commissioner for the District on or before  the oOth day of June in each year. O  SCHEDULE TWO.  The   Sui'FLYinr  or Water  iiy   Water-works  Systems to Cities, Towns and    -  inioki'oiiatkd i.oc.uities.  Every municipality or specially incorporateel  coinpa"ny-j,hiill pay "in respect of each of the  several matters in Schedule One of this Schedule   mentioned   the-fees   in   respect of such  matter by saiel Schedule One prescribed:  For the presenting by a specially incor-  porateel coinpanyof a petition under  section SI of lhe jlct and the tiling  of tbe eloctimetus by section 32 pro-  scribeel, a fee of  $2500  For everv Certificate issued uniler section .">"> of the Act, a fee (to .be paid  to and for the use of the Judge of  the Supreme Court granting such  petition) oi ���������     100 OO  SCHEDULE THREE.  The Acquisition of Water and Water power  for Industrial or Manufacturing Purposes by Power Companies.  Everv power company shall pay in respect of  cae-h of the several mailers in Schedule One of  this schedule mentioned lhe fees in respect of  such matter by said Scheilule ejiie prescribed:  For the filin.*: of the eiocuments men-  lioneel in section *>5 of the Act, a fee  of ?250O  For everv Certificate under Kection S8  or section M of the Act, a fee of    100 00  For the examination and approval of  ���������-~���������every-"wb<_si::le-or proceeding fixing   .-  oils, rales, fares, rents or charge:  fee of  2.->an2t  10 00  YALE P-Eer-ISTEY,  Aug. 14, 18ST.  IS    THE   SUPREME    COURT    OK  BRITISH  Columbia, in   the   matter  of  the   Official  AelministratoM' Act, anel in the matrer of  the   estate  of   Charles    Berger  deceased,  dated the l~th day of July. A.D. 18W,   Upon  reading   the   aHidavlts  of   Erneyet   Henry  Sheridan   McLean   and   Charles   Frederic  Lindmart.  It   Is ordered   that  James  Ferguson   Arm.  "trong, Official Aelminletrator for the County  Court District eif Koolcnav, be administrator  of all aiiel singular the goo'els, chattels, right",  and credits which were of Charles larger, late  e.f Illee-llle-'.vae-t in the district  of  Kootenay.  free miner, deceased;  j\nd it Is further ordered, that this order ">������  pitbli-b>-<l In the* Itevelstoke Herald newspaper  for the period of sixty days.  (Signed.)   A. J. MCCALL.  The-creditors and persons intercsteel In the  estate nf the- above namcel Charles Berger, late  ol Illecillewaet In the District of Kooteimy  free miner, ele'ccased, are hereby reeiulred  within ������txty .lays frenn this elate to scnel by  re'glstercei Iett-*r aeldre������sse_-d to James Ferguson  .Irmstrong, Official jVlministrator. Fort Ktecle,  British Columbia, particulars of their claims,  an-I the nature ol the cccurltic-* (If any) held  by them. After the expiration of the s-aid  slxtvelavs, the distribution of the said estate  will'be p'roe.-ceeleel wilh, regard being had only  to sttcb claims of which notice shall be given  as aforcaiel.  Dated this 20th elav of August. 1"_*7.  J. V. AKMSTRONO,  21ni!lt Official jldmlnl-trator, Kejotenay.  Notice  Notice is hereby- given that 30 days after date.  I will n(eply to tho Hon. Chief CommisilonT of  Lanels anel Works for a liccn������c te* cut timber on  the following described lan-I in West Kootenay  ellstrle-t, Trout bake mining division: C'om-  mene-ing at a post placed at the northwest  corner of David Ferguson's pre>emptlon, running north 20 chains, west 10O chains, moth fiO  chains, east e*0 chains, north 10 chains, t-ast It)  chains to initial post, containing HO acres.  jtlse* commencing at a poifct at the ' northeast  ceirner of Peter Walker's land, running west 171  chains, north W chains, east 21) chains, north 10  chains, east Ki chains, more or less, to north  fork of I.areleau Creek, thence1'following cre-e.k  south 100 chains, west 20 chains, more or less,  to I*. Walker's east line, thence north 20 chains  to initi'M post, containing "10 acres, more or  less���������in ail 880 acres, morel or less.  EDWj'RD ADAIR,  Revelstoke, Aug. 11,1897.      f  Notice.  NOTICE Is hereby given that s'xty days cfter  d<tte. wo. the nndcrsigned intend to arply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lantla anti  *<Vcrks for permission to purchase tho following diBcribed property, situate" at tlio nru.urh  of Boyd Greek (a tributary of FiBh Creek, in  tho Lardeau liivlfloti of Kootenay District.  Star-ingat, acost near whero the trail cre-snes  Boj-el Creek acel running sixty chains north,  thcr.cc cix'y chfllna weBt, thence sixty chains  south, t_hc.ee sixty chains east to point of  commencement, containing 3IJ0 acres more or  C'eoiioe Sumner.  CIIj" ItLES BULLAKD.  Dated Juno 21, "807.  FERGUSON  The Centre of the Lardeau Mines.  THE.,  Pioneer  Stores..  f-N_ of Ferguson  - ^and 10-Mile.  cummins & CO.,  GENERAL  MERCHANTS,  Dealer in Miners'  Supplies. Hardware,  Groceries. Dry Goods.  Everything to lie found in n general store.  I'ost Ollice iu connection.  jVt Our 10-Mile JIii.-ncii Store,  POWDEK, CAPS, FUSE, COAL,  STEEL  and all Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies arc  kept 011 hand.  Batho & Co.,  = 55������������������"���������&.  General  Merchants c  niners and Prospectors  Outfitted, &c  Ferguson, B. C.���������The centre of  '  the,Lardeau Mines.  Be  Slire and register at the  Balmoral  ���������when you reach FERGUSON.  The tabic is provided with tbe test the market  -    '" affords.  Kates from sf2 to f.1 per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  Proprietors. lOjn  When You Reach  Thomson's Landing,  PROSPECTOR'S  EXCHANGE  Best Meals.in the Lardeau. -  Stcgc and Livery In connection.  T.- W. GRAHAME, Proprietor.  The r  Arrowhead  Hotel  Porter Meets All Trains  and Boats.  Bar Well Supplied With  All the Necessaries.  Arrowhead  B.C. -  E. J. Kerr,  Proprietor.  Prospectors  Home.  Meals  25Cts.  TROUT.LAKE CITY HOTEL  ���������r.  Mrs. A. E. Jowett,. Proprietress.  Trout Lake City, B. C.  HIS HOTEL hus just been enlarged and refitted, newly furnished  throughout, making it the host hotel  in the City. The table is one of lhe  best supplied in the Lardeau. The  bur contains everything to make you  happy.  JAS. HUTCHISON  Heavy Draying and       0  Transfer Work a Specialty  Teamlngof ������11 kinels receives prompt at ten tion  The "blaze face" horse Is the sign board.  REVELSTOKE STATION, B.C.  Wc have a good supply of  Building  Material  "And Lumber  Cut Prices for Spot Cash.  Call and See us.  We Can Fix You  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke  Station, B.C.  HORSES FOR SALE'  Pack   and  Saddle   Horses  for  Sale.   Apply to  f. Mccarty  Hulllt  Hotel License  Notice Is hereby given that "fl 'lavs alter elate  v.e Jitleitil le, app'Iy te, the Htlpenellary MBgls'  trute e.f thu Itevelstoke Division eil West  Ke������e,teiioy for a license to sell Hectors at our  hotejl at Trout Lake City.  McIjENXAN A: ULACK.  Trotil Lake City, Aug. ID, 1897. uu'_!lw<lt  Agent for the Bllcketisderfer  Typewriter  I*. B. VChbS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  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.  W.  B.  PEASE & CO.   DEALERS IN      - ���������   ��������� -    ���������  GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,  HAY,  FUOUR  AND  FEED    FINE ASSORTlvlENT OF TEA, COFFEE, BISCUITS, SOFT DRINKS ALWAYS   IN   STOCK.  IT fflAKES N0 DIFFERENCE.  Who is Your Physician.   It Pays to Take Your  P RE S G RIP T ION 5  4rj9' IMr-W! *��������� ������������������������ ������������������"���������*���������.���������  .re ABEY'S DRa6 ST6RE  BECAUSE they give it personal attention. - -  BECAUSE they are reliable chemists. ���������'���������.'���������'-���������.  BECAUSE you c-tui rely on accurate compounding from pure drugs at moderate prices.  t*_h::e_:   *i=io-_sr3i]"j~~*i2.   TD-RirG-CB-xaT,  ���������""���������BlV-ElIiSTO-K-El    ST-^TIOItr  W. M. LAWRENCE,  HARffWARE, MERCHANT  Tinsmithing Establishmenf in connection���������Mail .Order's, promptly attended to.  KjEV*E5XjSXO*K"B    STA.TIO'lSr,    B. CL .   . *  X  <  i~  8  h  to  >-  -s-  P3  10  ���������H  Mint's TMtiacA  All Branches  OF THE  Tonsorial Art  , Executed with ambidextrous  Dexterity at  J. Morgan's  "-_-~b-*""~"Shaving Parlor  Hot and Cold Baths  Confectionery  ��������� Tobaccos  Fresh Fruits  ONE DOOR EAST COLUMBIA HOTEL.  FBANK VANDALL, Proprietor  K/JES-VEJXjSTOIC-EI,  B:6.  Best Table In Town-Well  Furnished  Rooms���������Choicest Wines,  Liquors and Cigars���������Everything Strictly. First-Class���������  -Terms, Sg-per^Day^Kamloops Beer on Draught __ \  Stockholm House  J. Albert Stone, Proprietor.  ,Table furnished with tbe choicest the*,  market affords. Best Wines, Liquors  and Cigars,   Large light heel rooms.  .Kates : $1.00 a day.   Monthly rate.  Upholstering and Repair Work;  a Specialty  Mall Orders Given Prompt  Attention  - (jOOD BREAD,  Fresh Fruits,  Ice Cream,  Summer Drinks, .  Choicest Confectionery,  Canned Goods  AT ItOCK-MOTTOM  PRICKS AT  The Revelstoke Bakery Stores,  Railway St., Revelstoke Station.  Ekek Demvehy Kvkky Day.  Why Buy  All kinds of Iltittcr at all  kinds cf prices, when the  CHOICE8T  CREAMERY  BUTTER  (Try it)  Can be delivered at your door at  25 CENTS PER i_B.  From   a. "m:. i^cca.IjXjTJ'Ivii:,  SF.e.-osr> Street, Revelstoke Statios.  Hay for Sale  A few cam of native hav of last season's cut  still on hand at from I".." to fii.m per te.n.  GEO. A. KEID,  14au"t Lacombe, *Ut&  R. HOWSON & CO.,  Dealers in * All Kinds of Furniture,  Funeral Directors and Embalmers,  Agents for Itajmond Sewing Machine, Manufacturers' Life Insurance Society, Union   Firo  Insurance Co., Provincial Building ii Loan Anaoelatlon.  OROAM9  AND PIANOS  Fresh Vegetables and Fruits  Are now in order. We have jusfc received a large consignment of  . line apples from the Okanagan, also a big lot of new potatoes and  vegetables that can't be beat for price or quality in Revelstoke.  Onr stock of groceries and provisions is complete, and we find that  our low prices are every day making new customers. We buy  hay, etc., in carload lots, and can offer you a snap in this line.  Orders Solicited and Free Delivery  Hutchison & Co.,  Front St., Revelstoke.  The Leading Grocers  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of the Lardeau and Trout Lake District  SADDLE AND  I'jICK HORSES  ALWAYS FOR  HIRE.  ���������>  FREIGHTING  :i AND  TEAMING  A SPECIALTY  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock for Trout Lake City.  For particulars write CBA1G' & HILLMAN, THOMBON'S LANDING.  i~  ��������� --I  ��������� i  '������������������ifr  ��������� lllnaillllMllllMMIMIMMMiBlllllllll ���������mill ammmmtggm

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