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Array U\H/a t\y/X  fil/\/\JUU  J6  b  -ISSTJE3D   TWIOE-A-WEEK- *VV*E*D*_tiT"jilSZ3A.-Z'S    J^liTJD    SAT^^TXA-TTS--  ���������a  Vol.  I.    No.  84.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in. Advance.  3gg������S3&e.  Shopping  by Letter  THE llrst thing wise people think ot  ���������when ordering goo-Is by mail is thi  capacity for business of thoso ihey write  to. Tho reputation wo enjoj for promptness makes our Mail Ot-efor tradu forge  ahead at a gratifying rate.  Our Specialties -I���������������������������  Groceries- Dry Goods  Liquors     a       Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  Requests for price Hats and samples  reci-ivo prompt attention. . ,  '  Hudson's Bay Stores,      (������  * ....Calgary.... jtn  t_SSg23S^S������~i^g333g2S������������S������y^<  T. L. HAIG  ' Sole Agent for  \ Rerelstofce.,  MINING  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  !0HAS.R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  I. solicitor;  .     AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  Ofrlci*:   Rooms 1 and 2, Pool Block, Hcvol-  stoko. B.C.  Arthur g. m. spragge,  *   Barrister, Solicitor, &c.   -  Notary Public.  Oflice upstairs in Smith's block. TaciDo Ave.  Revelstoke Station.. B.  C.'  O.    D.   SWEET,  Practical Accountant.  Books potted, accounts remlereel, etc., fie , en  short notice. Charges moderate. Give me  a call. -'  Oppicb at Griffiths & Co.'s Dnco Stojus.  17jlytf  .    GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Engineers, Provincial Land  SURVKYOltS,  Accountants anil General Agents,  Kelson and Koinland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  P. C. CIamblb, J. r., JI. Inst. C. E , M. Can. Foe.  C. E., P. L. S. for B. C, (late UcMtlent Engineer  Department of Public   Workd' In  ���������l Canada in 11. c.) Nelson, B. C.   Fbancis JrO'RI*il*.Yr''*Si.0i'.-XI-Ini.t-:C.-E.rI>.L.S.-  for B. C., Rossland, B C. 3jlytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  -Regular me-etlngs aro hold in the*  Oddfellow,)' Hell on the soco-id and  - fourth Wc "ne days of each month at  " 7:30 pm.   Visitlrg brethren cordially  *" invltod.  E. Adair,* W.M.   *  T. J. Graham, R. S.  ROBERT SAMSON,    ~  Dealer in Wood.  Dray Ing and  Delii cry Work a specialty 'at  lowest prlceB.  .-.,  Teams always ready at a moment's notico.  Agent (or the Standard Oil Company.  . J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  (Successors to Hull Bros. -.Co.,    '  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  I   Beef, Pork, Etc,  KAMLOOPS   and  REVEL8TOKE.     ~  AU orders In onr line'promptly filled.  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter^""*"  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING jV srECIALT".'  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  O. H. ALLEN  The Pioneer Brewer  . of Kootenay   THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  T.   ABRIEL,  NAKUSl*.  B.C.  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  For information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Crook, write ut once nnd Ket t>or-  Uculara. lamrtf  Doors  Windows  Mouldings  Casing's  Newel Posts  Balusters  Stair Rail  Brackets, &c.  ~t **  time Bn  General  Stores at Revelstoke"Station, Nakusp,  New Denver and Burton City.  Dealers in  ,  Heavy and Shelf  Hardware,  Steel, Dynamite, Caps, Fuse.  AMERICA IN KOOTENAY  ���������"_���������*������=  ������  Silver Knives. \..  '; ��������� andrforks-^���������a.-  -    -      "and other Silverware of the  lu.te._t designs and bcstquul-  "    ity, at Eastern prices.   New  Stock Just In.  Guy Barber, Front st.  a*S3=  fl  Get  Your  Drugs  Cheaper-  Every family has its drug  store needs through the year. In  case of sickness- these needs are  increased anel 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 worth.  Try ns and see if prices aio not  s7ttisfactory.  MaM orders are promptly  attended to.  The McDowell-Atkins-  Watson Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists, ���������  Mccarty block.  Geo. T. Mallor/, Mgr., Revelstoke Branch.  According to the. Spokesman-Review  arrangements are being made this  week for the." construction of the Le  Roi smelter at Northport nnd the  contracts for brick, timber anel lumber  art* let. Thu company are to get a  cheap freight late on ore oyer the  Corbin rond and members of the  company have a third interest in lhe  townsite, the buoni fur which _|is, just  about ready to be launched.  It is becoming increasingly difficult,  ind tliu Herald says this  without in  CHAS. J.: AM AN  Books, Stationery  Japanese Fancy Goods  On Sale���������Rossland Miner  Photos, Fishing Tackle  A now stock of JAPANESE CHINA WjtRE AND  SILK, good for Wall Decoration, etc.,  just'arrived. -~  THE   BEST   CANDIES   IN   TOWN  J. C. Dowsett, who has been looking  over his property investments iu Ferguson for the past week, returned to  Calgary yesterday morning.  According to the Saturday Review  one of the colonial. Premiers objected  to the. use of the word "Premier" at  all and particularly to the Prince of  Wales' French pronunciation of it.  '.' Prenii-iirs," he said, " is bad enough,  ���������Premi-ay' is worse." Why not try  the Ontario - proiiouiiciation " Pri  nicer."?  the least intending to-be guiltyStof  offensive jingoism, to discover in what  way American enter prise in C.iniidi.in  mining districts is in a great many  instances of much real benefit to Canada. South Kootenay is at present  mainly tributary, to Spokane The Le  Roi mine, our chief Kootenay shipper,  is to bo worked to build up a townsite  in the state of Washington. American  mine owners and manager's ate accused, not altogether without reason,  of favoring miners from the states to  tho exclusion of Canadians. It is  st.ited 011 good authority that $3000  goes from Laurie every month for the  wives and'families of the miners there  to spend in Spokane. Thousands of  dollars of gold dust have just been  carried out of Olondyko to San*Fian-  ciseoand Seattle, whiih might as well  have been mined in California for all  the good Canada gets out of it. In  point of fact, with fow trifling 'exceptions, the share Americans, take in  Canadian mining is carried on with a  constant eye to benefit their own  country and their own countrymen,  and as far as any'direct benefit to  Canada is concerned, might as well be  conducted by the much abused Chinese. Indirectly, of course, Americans  help to open up and advertise the  country. . They cannot, possibly help  doing so. But very few of them aro  doing anything to build it up, or show  .my disposition to apply the money  which they'll-o making in it, to the  benefit of tho "country itself. They  look upon Canada as simply 4i_placc.la  make money'in arid get out of.  Tlie remedy.for this state of things  lies very little in legislation. The continued supremacy of Spokane in South  Kootenay business is as 'much due to  the ill-advised attempt on the part of  the C. P. R. to compete-with her at  "Vancouver as anything else.' It will  not cease until Revelstoke is made,  what she ought to have been made a  couple of years ago, a terminal point.  A customs-house at the boundary between Alaska and the "Canadian territory of Yiikon.would divert much of  the trade wilh Yukon-now done in  Seattle and San Francisco to Victoria  and���������Vancouver?-���������The���������government  might perhaps supply the alleged deficiency of . skilled' Canadian mining  labor by requiring American miners  in Kootenay to become .Canatlinns  and the same rule'might perhaps be  advantageously applied to the still  more skilful Spokane mining company  and mine owner. This law jus regards  miners and prospectors might be enforced until the western raining states  shew some disposition to extend a  "most favored nation clause" to Can  adians within their limits. An export  duty on ore will be of advantage as  soon as the further, development of  our mineral resources, the completion  of the Crow's Nest railway and the institution of a Canadian mint render  the establishment of the smelting industry on a large scale on this side of  the line feasible. At present and alone  it is apparent that it would be simply  disastrous.  Canadian mining is in an incipient  stage just at present. Anything in  the wayof hasty legislation is to be  deprecated. It is more than likely to  have the effect of retarding rather  than furthering . progress. At the  same time it is just as well to let our  American cousins, who are enjoying  such exceptional favors on this side of  the line, know that Canadians have  their eyes on them, and are not altogether too well pleased with the nsc  to which they are putting them.  When the time comes, unless they  take warning, they may be made most  unpleasantly aware of the current  Canadian opinion about them.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The members of the opposition having consented to a request proceeding, they say, from representative  men in all sections of the province,  have consented to act as an Executive  Committee of the party, according to  a circular received the other day by  the Hkkald.   After  deprecating the  introduction of Dominion politics into  piovinciiil affairs, they propose: the  following platform :  1. The adjustment of tho representation of the Province on a general  principle, by which an equitable system will be established. Districts  thinly settled and remote from the  populous centres receiving a linger  proportionate representation than  those districts with .1 greater population and nearer the large cities, while  in turn those elistricts will havo a proportionately larger representation  thtin the cities of tho Province.  2. Reorganization of the civil sen ice  with a view to gi eater efficiency and  economy in administration.  3. Liberal expenditure on necessary  public works under such rigid supervision as will secure'cominensui ate  results.  4. Discouragement of Oriental immigration.  -5. The amendment of the Land Act  so that coal will be teserved along  with other minerals. Timber to be  disposed of by open.competition and  in such quantities as,,the trade demands. Agricultural lands to be teserved for actual settlers.  6. Repeal of the tax commonly  known as the Mortgage Tjx_.  7. Amendment of the law in regaid  to Free Miners' Licences, so that a  man shall not be compelled to takeout a" Free Mineis' _ Licence before he  can work" in a mine for wages.  5. Provincial aid to railways in the  past hav'ng resulted unsatisfactorily,  both as 1 egards economy in consti notion and moderation"in transportation  on charges, any future aid,to railways  to he based on efficient Provincial  control both of the raising^indexpond-  iture of tho capital and of the rates of  transportation.       '   ,        ���������  This is very well as far as it goes.  As a political programme it seems to  the Heiiald to be a rather timiel and  feeble document und to have the fault  of enumerating details r.tlher'than of  sketching a broad basis of administrative reform. Some of rthe points in  the platform ate good, sntye of- them  so good that rio'party ever appeals to  the electorate ' without" promising to  carry them out. Tho Herald would  like to see provincial ownership -of  railways take the-place of provincial  aid altogether, and the land question  handled with the idea of granting long  leases rather than patents. Of course  the Mortgage, Tax must go. Like  every enactment ever made 'intended  to hit the lender, it catches the unfortunate .borrower in the neck instead.  Working miners should, in justice to  a not particularly overpaid class of  men, bo free from taxation on their  wages.. The wonder is how such a tax  ever came to be im posed. --The first  clause concerning the redistribution of  seats the Herald would like to sec  woi-ked out into detail, so as to 6how  what changes the opposition' propose  to endorse. ' Lastly, instead of calling  themselves the opposition, why'do not  these gentlemen give their party a  name and boldly declare for Reform?  New Zealand has adopted the whole  programme, and there is not a colony  in the empire blessed with a more  generally diffused prosperity today.  The people of this -province want to  see it run, not iu the interests of  cliques, charter mongers, schemers and  monopolists, but for tho advantage of  the hard-working masses���������miners,  laborers, farmers, storekeepers, and  all men whose work, whether of head  or hand, produces and handles tho  wealth of the country. New Zealand  has found a way to make sure that  these people "eat the labors of their  hands" without paying tribute to anybody. Why cannot British" Columbia  follow in her footsteps?  FERGUSON  THE NEWS FROM THIS MINING  CENTRE  Another Reported Stiike on Silver Cup  Mountain ��������� The Horne-Payne Co.'s  Work ��������� Church Service ��������� A School  House Needed���������Lots Changing Hands  at Good Figures���������Personal and Other  News  From Our Own Correspondent.  Ferguson, July 21.���������Rev. Mr. Noiee  conducted Methodist service under  nature's canopy for the first time here  two Sundays ago. and again last Sunday. He promises to preach here  every Sunday evening for tho future,  and would like to see his people bestir,  themselves in the direction of erecting  the III st church building in Ferguson.  Mr. Noiee appears to be a talented and  amiable young man, and should make  a success in his piofession.'  Between 10 ant" 15 children of school  age have located within the town limits dm ing the last two months, and  the number is bound to increase. As  the city fathers have no" doubt the  welfare of the citizens at heart, why  not (if they have not already done so)  at once take the necessary steps to  have a school district proclaimed ?  And concerning scheicil and church, if  it be-, not presumption, in mc to suggest, would it not be as-well for the  different sects of the Christian faith  represented here, instead of hurrying  to build rival churches or meeting  houses, to at once combine towards  building a good school house and so-  curing the services of a gootl teacher;  and then furnish an object lesson to  tho heathen (of course not of Ferguson) by showing how nicely they can  agree in apportioning tho--18 hours of  Saturday and Sunday and the eyen-  ings of the other days "to the various  services they each desire to conduct in  the aforesaid school house?    - -  Messrs. * Hill and Thompson have  purchased the entire freighting'outfit,  including,paek<-a"tid' wagon stock,-belonging to the Horne-Payne company,  and" with the- addition of 0 4-horsa  teams which"they intend to put on the  road between Ferguson and the "Landing at once^ freight service,to this  place should assume a reasonable face.  Their contract with the Horne-Payne  company calls for tho delivery at the  Landing before Oct. 1st of 400 tons of  ore from the Silver Cup, Sunshine and  Broadview mines, and their return  trip will be at the service of this town,  and rates are promised which will  make it possible for the consumer to  exist and tho dealer to make a living.  Mr, -Thompson   will-reside_.it   the  A recent Ottawa despatch throws  more light on the' situation with regard to the post office department in  Kootenay. ' Mr. Mulock has got Lieut.  Col. White, the old deputy postmaster  general," superannuated, and a gentleman named Coulter of Aurora, Ont.  put in his place. Coulter's sole qualification for the position rests on the  ground that he -is one of Mulock's  constituents. With a job like that  on his hands to bring off, no , wonder  the Postmaster-General has no time  to look into the letting of contracts  and trifling details of that description.  The necessities of Kootenay business  are nothing to the necessity of having  a good strong Grit comfortably es-  conched in the next office to Mr.  Mulock's private sanctum.  11 number of pack tiniinals well laden,  left early lhe following morning for  the Ottawa, 11 limit 13 miloa up.  F. McCuity spent 2 day.-, here and  arranged to locate* a moat market in a  few days,  Mr. Reid, of Victoria, is erecting a  drug store near the real estate ollice.  Tho first pi.1110 of the season has  been discoursing sweet music from  Mr. Bti'.ho's residence since last week.  Our liLtle sawmill cuts 7000 feet per  clay, and carpenters await each hoard  us it drops fiom the saw.  O. Peterson and his genial lady have  secured two lots at tho town entrance,  and are erecting a commodious boarding house for thu mill hands, with  very reasonable chai ges fen-tiny wayfarer who wishes a bed and .1 good  meal.  I understand that Dr. McKechnio  has secured a very fine hospital site,  and that a brewery location has been  chosen, both near the mill.  Town lots arc being taken up rapidly  and resold through F. Wiong at a  huge advance.  Tho townsite roads have het*n improved somewhat lately," and we arc*  promised fin (her efforts in the same  cliretlion in the very near future.  I have just learned on very good  authority that a strike has been made  on Silver Cup mountain, within 5  miles ot here, lri.iu which an assay of  ."300 goid and 100 oz. silver had been  taken.  The mail authorities still maintain  their state of mastetly inactivity towards this place. Thanks to the good  will of individuals (some freighters  with headquarters down below barred)  wo do get some mail once in a while,  hut study the Grit vote in this quarter  must have been weak lust election to  deserve* the treatment we receive re-  gatding Her Majesty's mail. -  The Donalel Mining company commenced development i\otk on their  property on the noith fork on Thursday last.  "  - The "Vienna Bakery'* sign, which  sho\vs-up~prbh_nnently, in the east cjfld  indicates that'after misfortunes and  venations enough to daunt most'men.  John numcr's well-ordered bakery is  now in full working* order and" doing  good work. "*.  ���������W. Holmes' fine new hotel will be  ready for guests in 10 days, and. that  of Mrs. O'Connor, which will contain  33 bedrooms and all modern conveniences, is fast- being lushed to  completion,  The picturesque log hotel building of  Sullivan Bros, is also abi-ut ready for  business.  _, Fi.ink .Miller has   taken   charge of  I- A carload of choice groceries just  being unloaded today at C. B. Hume  to Co's. These goods are fresh from  the manufacturer's.  Landing and act as forwarding agent  and loak after goods consigned to his  care. It is sincerely to be hoped tnat  the pure air of Ferguson will never  again be polluted with tons of decaying vegetables left lying for months at  the Landing, and hauled hero at ljc.  per Ib. sifter their usefulness hail departed.  It would be a mistake to act on the  assumption that more teams are needed in this district, us with the present  force and the roads improving, fi eight  can be easily hauled for this season.  Under the energetic direction of Mr.  Trooniblay work for the Horne-Payne  company through and all about Ferguson progresses apace. Their splendid wagon road from heie, with  "8-milu" its objective point, is within 2  miles of its destination, and will be  completed this month. An expensive  bridge crossing tho north fork within  the townsite is being rapidly constructed. A truck trail will connect  '"S-inile" with the Silver Cup. Another  truck trail from headquarters to the:  Broadview is nearly completed, and  shipments will shortly begin. The  roadtnakers will then be moved to  Galena Bay to build a wagon road  from that point to tap the present one  to tho Landing, and thus provide for  the exigencies of winter travel.  The company have had two or three  trial lines for it railroad surveyed from  Rosenheim (Galena Buy) to "S-niile;,".  running through this place, and will  no doubt build in season. Their train-  ways, concentrators, etc., must be  first located.'  ... Roadmakers are paid $2.23 and $2.50  per day, less 75c. for board, and gooel  men seem to be in demand.  Prof. Carlyle, Dominion mineralogist, with a party of mining gantle-  rnen, rode through'town the other day  bound for the hills.  "Joe" Young spent Monday night in  town, and in company with J. Y. Sullivan and several  other workers, with  the dining department of the Ferguson hotel, giving meals at all hours  day. and night. Mr, Miller being a  well and favorably known cook, a  good patronage is assured. Call on  Mr. Miller when in town.  Cummings Bros.' hotel has undergone - considerable enlargement and  improvement recently, and is in excellent shape for its numerous patrons.  Mr. Mackay, who with Mr. Dock-  steller aud their families from  Waterloo, B.C.. have recently .moved  here, have purchased 2 desirable lots,  and purpose erecting hotel nnd1 store  buildings thereon. Mr. Miu.-kr-.y is  also fitting up a small building for a  book and uews. stand to he managed  by the young ladies of his family.  F. A. and Cliffe Crockett and Win.  Gillespie have just returned from a  successful pi ospecting trip'up Gainor  Creek, and TI. B. and E. A. Crockett  are preparing to open up the Lone  Star mine, the property of the latter.  TO-D/.Y'S DISPATCHES  ______ ������  Probable Settlement ol   the  Greco-Turk*  ish Question���������North Pacific   Squadron  Reinforced���������Customs Collector for the   *  Yukon. j  Constantinople, .   .Tilly    24. ��������� The  powers have decided upon the frontier  line     between    Greece   and   Turkey.-"-'  Turkey has approved of their decision  and her troops are  evacuating -Thes-  8ill>'- . .      ... '    ���������'".  .LoNDON.July 24.���������The big battleship"  Renown lias been sent to join.tho  North Pacific squadron. This has  been interpreted as an answer to  Secretary Sherman's despatch demanding the British government to  reopen the sealing questiorj..'  OttaWj*.,   July   21.���������The     Victoria  customs collector has been  instructed  to send customs collectors to different,.  Canadian passes in the Yukon.  Washington, D.C.July 24,���������Secret- -  ary Gage has submitted a plan for tho *  collection     of    levenue   from   goods  imported in large quantities into sub- ..  ports. - -*'-"���������  Ottawa, July 21,���������Mounted   Police-  are being sent  to Fort   Steele .to enforce; hiw and order and  see' that the * '  alien lubor law is carried out.      - ��������� '  ALBERTA COPPER SPECIMENS  Rock From Near Banff, the Canadian  National Park.  Percy F. Gtiden.-ath, of the firm of  S. Norman to Co., is in receipt of specimens of copper rock from recent discoveries made by P. McCarthy, CJ. C,  and Major Walker, of Calgary, N. XV.  T., near Banff, Ihe Canadian national  park, on the cast slope of the Rocky  mountains. Tlie lead extends for over  half a mile and the samples assayed in  this city run $.18.48 per ton.- There is  not the le*u>t doubt that the cistern  slope of the Rockies is just as heavily  mineralized as the west, "aid "Ir. God-  cni-ath, though this field has never  been prospected. Yet it has .been  known by thelndianstocontain copp'r  and oilier minerals from which they  ha,ve made war appliances and ornaments.���������Spokesman-RcvieWr  IMPORTANT TO KOOTENAY- -;" _. .  The French Mining Experts tor Receive"  W-'   " > '  Every Attention.      *   * ��������� <.    \  '       " -.  .' ' - -t ��������� '  Victoria' Colonist:    '.The _ French.-,  government       commissioners,. ; two,  young   milling   engineers,, Mr.*"Paul-- -  Jordan.  In-other of  Mr. Camille. Jor-"   ,  dan,  French  coiviul   for 'British .Col-'"  untbia, and D. Dussert.'will-arrive'in'. *  Vancouver ��������� shortly. -    * Both"! these-<-  gentlemen belong to the Corps Nation-**"- a  al di'S Mines, a   body   of   public8*-ser-:.,-_.  vtints very much like H. M.'inspectors'.' "'  for   coal and metalliferous mining ..in.'"  the United Kingdom ' or the-.geologi-'- C *  cal survey..of the United States.'. They- ���������'  were   eelucated   fn-st   at   the,. "'Ecoie* a  Polytechnicine,*' and gi"aduated_*aft'er\-  in   the J3eoleSi.dc3  Mines,*'or "mining'-,  -,  school oi .Paris*. Cor a .term"] of-*th'rc*c -'  years.   TheEcoledes Mines^'enjoys-a '"���������������������������  wide celebrity on account of ;its'jcpag-.*"  nificent mineial collections.^'v'ery'rdrer^  specimens of ore*> aud fossils'are to^ lie  found there.     The origin'of* this col-.-  lection was as follows: At the exciting*.  time of the great, mineral  discoveries*  in California and Australia some*1uine>  owners,  wishing   to   have, their ores-- - *  tested in a thoroughly scientific man-;  uer, sent in some samples for assaying-,  to   the  laboratory of . the! Ecole des.  Mines.     They   got _ the  returns   all*- *  tight, and when they asked what'the-.  fees were got the reply that,'there was'-   ;  no-charge���������whatever,���������the^laboratory-t"���������  being  a   purely  scientific institution*.  supported by the French government.' *  for purposes of science  and  learning."  The mine owners were surprised-and*  gratified; some of them were-even  in-s    ������������������'  clined   to   say   "They  manage these.  things better in   France,"*'   However, '  miners are not mean;   they   run   pro-*_ -���������.  verbially  into the opposite .extreme," ���������  and desiring to show their  gratitud ���������  whenever some rare specimen  of   ore,  or curious fossil was found  they sent-,,  it   to   the   museum   of  the.Ecole die's   -  Mines at Paris. , -,'-._  -Messrs. Paul Jordan and D. Dnssert,,  on application ou their behalf  by Mr.*  Camille Joidan, French consul, are to.  receive    every   possible consideration-  from   the  British   Columbia - govern-,  ment, which realizes the disinterested-  character of their task and its   useful-*-  nc-ss in attracting  the   notico   of  the-  Frerich     public   to  our   mineral .re--*   -  sources.    Colonel Baker, the minister^  for mines, has been pleased to instruct"  the gold commissioners to afford these*-"  gentlemen every facility   and   all   the  '  information possible. ,       .'     ���������������,  The gentlemen referred to in -the -.  above clipping were in Revelstoke on-  Thursday, and paiel a visit to the. gov���������- '  eminent office, where tho Gold Com-.-  lnissioner gave them till the informal*,  tion at his disposal. "They left for the  lower country the same evening. ���������  Nansen". Thinks.  Stockholm, July 21.���������The "Afton-.  bladt"' has received a despatch from-  Dr. Nansen, in which the explorer says -  that he thinks HerrAndree's under--*  taking to reach the North* Pole by  Uallooi i is practicable. .    _  ,    y-  Today's Quotations in the Metal Market.,  ~~ew York, July 21 Bar silve������r,5������jl;  copper, 11J: lead, 3.50.  A daily mail service   to   the   South  will commence on the 2Cth inst, !  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  Rovelitoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake,  lllocillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  1 _=s and Kagle Paes Districts.  JOHNSON  to rBTTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Seml-Weokly Jonrnnl. published in the  iitcrtstaot Reic-lttoko and lho uurroundlr-K  district, Wcdncstlaya nnd tSnttirda- 8, mukinn  closc-sl connections with all trulns.  Advertislntt Hates: Display nela. ~l.fi" por  column loch, ?'2.U0 por inch when insortcdontltlo  onto. Local ads.. 12e per (nonpareil) lino for  tlrst loBerllon; Sc for each additionallusoition.  Beading DOiices, l,'>c por lino each issue. Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, froo.  .Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier. ~2 00  per annum ; (SI,"' for six months, btrietly in  advance, _        ,, _ .  Our Job Department: Thk UKitAr.u Job  Department U ono ot tho best equipped  printing olllces in West Kootenay, nntl U pro-  pared to execute nil kinds of printing in Hist  class style ut honest prices Ono prico to nil.  So job too lurRO���������none too Btnall���������forus. _Muil  orders promptly attended to. Givo us a triul  on your ncit order.  To Correspondents: We invito correspondence on any subject of Interest to tho Kcuernl  public, and desire a reliable rejfiilnr correspondent in every locality surrounding  Revelstoke. In all cases the bon-i lido namo  of the writer must nccomriiny manuscript, but  not necessarily for publicntio .  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, _3. C.  C. B. HUME  &  COMPANY  Wholesale M F. R (, H A NTS " * Retail  Agents .'  Viccoria Powder Oo.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1. All correspondence must be legibly  writtcu on one tide of tho paper only.  2. Correspondence containing personal  matter must bo sinned with tho pr per name  of the writer.  3. i.'orresponilence with roteroneo to any  thinic that bas appoarcd in another paper  must first be offered for publication to lhat  paper before it can appear in The IIbuald.  SATURDAY,  JULY 21,  1S07.  Bound for the Hills  Prospectors and miners should not leave for the hills without having a look at this stock.' We  cany full lines of first class Provisions, Men's Clothing, Ooodyoar's Kip Boots, Prospectors Shoes (a  special line), IT. B. Blankets, Mining and Prospecting Picks, long bandied spring pointed Shovels, Striking  Hammers, Jessopp's Steels, Blacksmiths' Anvils aud Bellows, Giant Powder _0, CO and 7,*> per cant, Fuses  aud Dotonators.  The Building Boom  We have made arrangements to meet the demands which the rapid increase of orders iu'the building  trade has caused this season. - Our lines of Builders' Hardware are very complete. Nails, wire and cut, all  sizes and kinds; Locks and Knobs, Hinges, Window Fasteners; Building Paper of various kinds, Tar Paper;  Linseed Oil, Boilded and Law; Varnishes, Turpentine, Shellac, White-Lead, Dry Paints, (a largo assortment,)  Mixed Paints, Brushes, White Wash Brushes,  Next month we will have a talk with you about general  Dry Goods  Something else you all want to hear about, which is  Carpets  RANGES  from lhe Calgary Herald)  In all the world there  are but  five      great     national      grazing  grounds, viz., Central Asia, South  Africa,   South  America   and  che  plains  of North  Atnei* ca.     The  first- is  larger iii exten    than all  Europe;  the   second   is   as great;  the third half as much; the fourth  is as large as South America, aud  the  fifth, the boundless plains of  Canada  and   the  United  States,  are about 2,000,C0D square miles in  extent, or more millions of miles'  than the mind can grasp.   It lies  in the northern territories, chiefly  in Alberta, Assiniboia and Saskat-  ��������� che wan. These gieac grazing lands  extend eastward for SCO miles and  north  west parallel to the Rocky  Mountains, across the waters and  along  the  valleys   of the North  Saskatchewan. Athabasca,  Peace  and  the Mackenzie  rivers.   This  vast region, which no one knows  thoroughly,   is   well '"-adapted . to  raising stock, beiug well watered,  good shelter, mild iu winter, and  abundauce ot grass, aud rueju who  have raised cattle in Montana and  Texas say without   a  doubt the  Northwest Territories as a stock  raising country is unequalled in  America.     The  superior   grazing  properties of the country, whilst  the  excelleut  condition    of    the  cattle at the end of each winter  that have not been housed testfiy  to the truth of these statements.  Stores at Revelstoke. Station, Revelstoke, Trout Lake City and Ferguson  MAKING RAPID  PROGRESS  Why "Biisiii^i-s -��������� jieu/iMictl.  Men and Teams on the Jump Clearing  and Grading the Right-of-WayTfor  the Crow's Nest Pass.  Men arc arriving daily from the east  and west to work on the Crow's Nost  Pass railway. Contractor.! .IC. Kennedy  of Winnipeg and 35 men with horses  and implements arrived last night. II.  Mann lrom Trail Creek is also on his  way with an outfit to start, work.  Actual work on the road is progressing  wonderfully, and for miles along the  line there is one living siring of men  and horses to be seen all on the move,  shovelling, digging, levelling, and in  fact everything looks favourable for a,  spuedy completion of the road. Not,  only will it open up one of tho best  markets for Alberta, but it will be a  great boon to cattlemen livintr in the  south country. Every day the Alien  Labour Law is being enforced and  Uncle Sam is getting some of his own  medicine back that hehosso thoroughly  dosed the Canadians with. It is believed the contract work went, at an  extraordinary low figure, but if so, it  is a good thing in one way as it prevents the subletting to ininot* conM.actors to a great extent, thus putting all  on a more equal fooling and preventing one party from netting all the  profits while on the other bund the  other party is doing all the work.  Mm  m  ~~Stock_i'aiF"ing is"- uow-a-very'-ex--  tensive enterprise in this country,  the total number of the increase  in the last few years has  reached into the millions, which  shows the rapid growthithas had.  Though the value of horses has  .somewhat abated in the east and  elsewhere, the price ot beef has  more than made up for it.  Owing to the natural features  oE the country which aro most  favourable. The wintering out of  cattle i-i very easy. Nutritious  grasse  Frank Butler, the wholesale murderer, was hanged at Sidnev on Julv  10th.  .__The___^p__tn~ed^ian'^_will.cut no figure at tlie Winnipeg extin>itio~ti-~"tiiis-  yetir as the disputed ownership has  beeti settled bv the Court at Grand  Forks on the Solernonian plan. The  body has been divided among the;  stockholders pro rate. Mis. Holmes  getting the biggest share���������10 per cent.  What she wili'cto is not stated.  Tho Minister of Inland Revenue has,  received a telegram from Quebec: stating that an illicit still has been seized  there It is the bigcest of the kind reported for many years. Th" still has  a fermenting capacity of 5,C~'J gallons,  and would produce :;~0 of proof spirit-,  per day. This would mean a daily lot*-  to the revenue ot close to i^lC'l.  I'Mcnd���������How is business since you  moved?  1 liaigjiist���������Oh. .~oiirislihij:.  J-'rienil���������By too way, where aro you  locnti'il now?  Ilrugirisl��������� Olt. I am next door to tlio  bicycle.' ur-atlcmy.  >*(���������<.elctl  11 lte-st,  "Elijah. t,.t "ear brotlire'ii." ".lid the?  preacher, "eliil n'oi die by nny lintc-riir,"  disease. He; was elevated on hii-'li in  nn instant in a receptacle pi'e*i>:irod for  tlmt iuirpn<e>. .'inil disappeared from mortal   vitrlit   in   the  twinkliii;;   nf  an   eye.'-  ifttst then a sad lookiiiK man nn I lie!  line"; seat ro?e up anel liproi-.d out of I lie  ilnor. One ot- tlie eleacon-, can-rlit liim  as lie was goini: down the steps' aud  said:  "Why are you leaving, sir? Feeling  had?"  ".V littie." saitl the sael looking man.  "'You see. I write joke*s for the paper-:,  and I came to church t-. aet my miinl  off -iich matters anil tr kiiiel o������ mart'.1 me  tireel to lie-ar that old folilins bed je>ko  sprnuf: on  mc the  first, tliit'.c."  A BOY DROWNED.  * Saskatoon, July 10���������The young son  of John Caswell, a farmer at Osier was  drowned while swimming iu the reservoir yesterday afternoon.  Manitoba's wheat acreage this venr  will be 1,_~0,S82 acres against OOO.iVJS  for 1S06. The tot al aci cage under crop  is l,9uS,0*"5 acres.  OF ..\HABA  ..St.rM,i_r to- the* Trnlle.  ,    A train on  the Montmoier.cy and  in the greatest  abundance I Charlevoix railway, near Quebec-, with  up to the base of the snow capped  Rockies penetrate gorges which  frequently open into valleys walled in by perpendicular cliffs or  grown [into lovely glades amongst  the evergreen spruce and other  trees which afford the best of  shelter. Sheltered coulees and  ravines leading from the bottomlands or valleys of creeks and  rivers to the highest levels of the  prairies give ample protection  from storms when they occur.  The warm winds from the coast  find their way through Kootenay,  Crow's Nest, Bow River nndi^nsh their brains out against  numerous other passes which  divide the mountain ranges, forming channels o>* conductors for the  warm winds, to increase the temperature and dissolve the snows as  if by magic.  Tlie bicycle is every day being  used more from a business standpoint of view, andas the fad period  is dying out the manufacturers are  of the opinion that the fixed prices  will also pass, and in a short time  plain, serviceable wheels will be  sold at moderate prices and the  more ornamental ones will be more  costly, and it is about time that  the makers are about to consult  the pockets of the buyer? when  you come to consider that it only  costs $10 to $20 to set up a first-  .class wheel $73 to $103 are outrageous prices.  75 passengers on board, rushiiigou to a  washout whicli meant drowning nml  death to the passengers, wasprevented  by lot ot youngsters who noticed the  danger. They notified some me-n in a  mill close by who t'iriietl a danger  switch in time to prevent tho accident.  A larerc gang of Anie*ric-iUi workmen  struck Macleod on Friday and Satin-  day to work on the Grows Nest Pafs,  railway, but the new alien law was  enforced and the Americans are rs-  grcttine that a return ticket was nr.t  secured before thoy left home. Go it  McKinle.v, vou fired the Canadians out  of D-'troit. It is now tho Canucks  turn.  A herd of ISO Texas steers literally  mad, cavorting, bawling, floundering  in the grass and apparently striving lo  ' e ioh  other, was seen recently'near Foi t  Scott, Kansas. The cattle belonged lo  Grant Homaday. They had '.-.ecu  bought by him and tli iven in for full  feed. As is now almost universally  the custom among large feeders and  shippers, he had them dehorned, anel  from this seemingly cruel treatment  sprang their af'flie;t ion. One at a time  they had been driven into a chute,  fastened head and foot by an automatic arrangement, .and wilh .a common saw had been dehorned by a professional dehorncr at a rate of three  cents a head. The wounds did not  heal but grew virilismt, and gradually  they became; frenzied with pain. The  owner called a veterinary and hail one  of the brutes examined. It was found  that the top ot its head was lnfestcel  by maggots that hail consumed the  flesh to the bone. With great difficulty the cattle wore driven singly  into the chute where they had been  dehorned, and the veterinary operated  upon them, cleaning the decaying  flesh with acids and applying restoratives. Only five died of the dehorning  results, but had the treatment been ele-  layed a few hours none of them could  have been saved.  Mr=. Pharph-i-k���������Why were you so  la;** rotv--".!-.: Inline*- rr.-ii-cr.it?  ���������Mr. S'iai'i.V-::h���������Oh. tln-re wi-r- a  lie.ytTi thi*.'^- k.-pt mc liu-y e'.e.wn ie>".\-"_.  liis. f-'haniieich���������I ;ni'.-.=<- yem haven't  Peel oV-i-iit the- number aiiylm-.v. 1 -."  th" "Twelve* Tein|H*ui")ii.**'" wt-re ljilL.tl  ai  tie tluT.'.i" t.)-ii<j."ht.  Ito-iv *-om������_ -IX. n >avt.  "Vl-e-.-I'-r���������I'll hoi ol'i Din-,- i-? savin?  up '-���������!- a  1*1 "v ���������--,!.'���������;���������!.  Wil-iu���������Ne.n-e 11: i". lit* elriiilrs nntl  -p."--!:.'-'- J.-..-1   :'--���������  ntue-li  a--,  evt-r.  V, he. l"-r���������Oil. ye--.:. I'.tit J11��������� -..-in- lo'tl'-s  r.r.lt *-!.'r\'.-'l -::i*i awfully shabby.  jtl:.'. :; .utuiir'l  .Hun .\i._y  lie;;!-!.-,?  "I   Ht"..'"." s-ti.l  11   frii-inl  the otiii-r dny,  "'v..II  flic .ill 'jlel llllllel   al   it.     I   I.n*,"  nil!)"  ju-t   pit married,  ,'in-l  de.ii"!   unili-iv'.-ni,!  U.,t"ll    I.l.eiUi    till*    bUMllt-s.���������l.li;       lU'i      .,  iiiarri.-tl 1:1:111 .any fit-'liN le-l'l :\ l.e 1 Ii--  line' n-Miuu-ti the lijiiii-in :-.! *.e-������'_<,.|.t_ii_-  liti. -���������:"  "���������������������������.���������-������������������it!? V.-i. l'.l*. II-'k a ri-'hl In  ���������ay   all   tli-.-   I.tl'.o.   Iu���������"'  "'St. p!  I   mean  tbi't.     Let ltl" ^ve ye.u  till     il!-.':lllt e'.        ICv.-r.l     lill.Y.       ai.-l    eh-���������-.'-/  and I'li.tiiinntr-iu. uii'l in fm-t evty  available p e-eptac!'* r.f every el.-i-i-iv  lion, i-' MuiTi'il full of mv \vi?.-'.< i.i-.e-  l<i rly, nu.l wlit-n I want lo put nv.-.iy a  few c.'.iT*. r.-iil  .-'illai-i���������"  "Ileild liiirfi: I ki.ejw v.-har ym: in-a-*,.  Listen, yiinii-: ninti. Tf y-nir l.i !r-i..-.i  i'ere 2l!0 vtinN le.tlff, tl!-.'! liueil f'-,.|ll I'll-  I'.eor t'-i tin' e-filiptf with .li-awr-i-:. air!  I'.u ivntileil a pl.M'e tn -fov- a ... ii,.!,. cf  re-liar-", y,',-a en.il.in'r tint! ."��������� tin-,'; lii.it  ivai-"'rt full of hairpin*.  I������ft- <-.f fri/,7..--..  p.ae'-l.    Seont     linM---'.    e.l.il    ^1.,ve--e,    ^,nv fl.'T  puff--,  riii-j-s iiiul   tliin-.-i.    S..- .1 ��������� 1���������t. : r.r  llie iii.-vil.iliie. Wrap your p-T-e'.;,:'! *.i--1-  tii-i'fy ia tin old ne "'Jf,'ipe-r ������ir t.i->n'  Lie,-,vn tvipei* aiiel hiele the jvirev! tti.ei,-..-  th"   heel."  I Te- siriilcil le.ii.Uv aii'l imnif.-iH-.- and  pn-"eel e,n a ivi.-'nr if not ,1 li.-ttei' man.  ���������Tit-Bits.  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital     -   $1,963,600.  Reserve     -  --   -   -     1,156,800  DJreotors  II. S. tlowland, President  T.R.Merrrtt',Vico Pres., (St. Catharines)  William K.-imsay, Robert. Jaffray,  Hugh Uyan,   T.   Sutherland Stayner,  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  "North "West and British Columbia  Brandon      Portage la Vir.couvei  Calgary Prairie Winnipeg  Edmonton   Prince Albert  Revelstoke  ���������" Ontario -  Essex Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait Rat Portage      Welland *���������  Ingersoll   |Sault St. Marie Woodstock  (St, Catharines  in .Great..Britain���������-Lloyd's  72~Lombard St.,  EouclonT  Wholesale dealeis in  Agents for K.  \V. Kavn Co.'s Pianos, and tho Goold Bicycles -Co.!s" Cclcljvatod Bicycle  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CllUItCII ��������� Rovelstoko.  PrencHni; eervicoa at 11 11.111. and 7:30  p.m. Class incctiiiK at tho close of iho  morning service, c'abbath school and Biblo  OI.133 at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer mC-Jtuig  every Wcdncsrtay evoiiing at 7:S0 p.m. The  public uro cordially invited. Scuts free. .  HEV. .T. A. WOOO. P.i'tor.  /"HURCII OP ENGLAND ��������� ReveUtoko  X-> Bervicea: Djily, cvcnuiB prayer S, p.m.  except on Fridays when, it is nt 7 p. m.  with oddrot^s. .Sundnys: * Holy Communion  8 a.m., morning prayer 11. evening prnyir 7:110  First Sunday in month Holy Communion at  morning services.  FRANK A. FORD  Vicnr.  _ Ae.en.ts  Bant  Ltd..  with whom  money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable^o  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; S". Paul. Second National Bank  Savings "BankDepartment���������Deposits  of ?;! and upwards received and  interest al-owed.  Debenti: res ��������� Provincial, Municipal  anel other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available tit all points in Cantida, United  Kingdom, United States, liurope,  India, Uhin.1, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Golel  I'urchnscrl  A- R. 3. HEARN,  "lanaser Rovelstoko Branch.  PRESB-VTERIj-N CHURCH���������Revelstoke.  " Servico every Sunday at 11 a.m. iind 7:"0  p.m. Bib'e Cliss at 2::i0 p.m., to which  all aro welcome. Prayer meeting at H p.m,  every Wednesday.  REV   P. D. MUIR, Pnstdr  TrjE ^OLSONS BANK  Incorporated by j\ct of Parlltsment, 185S  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund   -  Head Office-  $2,000,000  - 1,400,000  -Montreal  n ii n-.ii tt v.  Tt is not every _tc-m! mn'i ������lin tnrv'icv  liiri hr.iie.rs a������ rne-e-l ly n** rln- -\fnvi.i' of  Iniernes!-. \. !ir> reUulte-l tin aibiii.'iii-;  erowil in the wonli: "i-'reii������, I'tn j tst :i  inrirttil man Hlc- j-ersi-N."  ' Sir Wilfiitl I.aivsent tells the rullowinc  pt.iry: ".V wnninn w.-tt once piu-stiiii^ tie-i-  fugitive ee>w ele.wn a Itttie* when she e-.-iII-  ee! e.ut to s'-ine eitie in front. 'Man. l-inf  mv c-ow.' The man took no nntie-e. ami  fillr.weil the- few to pn-i-e. Wlte-n k|ip  came- up she _-���������".).': '.M-ni. why .l..| .,.>i  nut turn my c-ow-?' He- r"piii-el: 'W'.ttiaa,  T am not a lnan; T am a iiingislriili'.' "���������  London, Iliuiselinlel   "Vnrels.  e������.iit<* lllITi nt.  "rnwti flei e'e-uti������tl���������T won't pay -iny-  fliiiii! e.xtra fe.r gnu. .lusl vtini: the  liiolli lent, even if il  ilm-.*-. hurt' a  lillle.  Ile-litist-I Itllttt '-.ay ye.tl iti-e v,-.yy  plueliv.     .Iteet   le-t   tne   tee'   llie   lootli.  T.itnvri���������Oh, I haieii't <.'ot any t'mth-  acl.e-, it's Mrs. T'rawri. She'll be lit-ie* in  a raiuute.���������L'judon Tit-IJita.  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Mclaon Macpherson. President  S. J I. Jawing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  II. M.-irkland Afol-on  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manager  A. il. Durnford,   Inspector  II. lyickwood, Assistant Inspector  Tho bank receive;s on favourable  tern is the accounts of individuals, firms,  hankfrs nnd municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  Kngliih and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rate-s.  ROMAN-^CATHQIjUI^CUURCII ���������Itevel-  stokc.     Jtass  fourth   Sunday in  month  at 10:30 a.m.  REV ."FATHER PEYTAVIN.  C. B. JWaclean  lllecillewaet, B.'C.  Frst-class in every respect.    Good accommodation. ' Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at tho ilitv. \  " -  . J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The" largest hotel   iu  town. ���������      Ccnti'eally    located.  Choice . Wines,' 'Liquors   and  Cigars, -  ^IJest���������-a'ccoinmodation.^^--^i-Ilates^.���������Sl=-_l-)eri day_  St.   Leon   Hot   Springs,   ou  Upper   Arrow Lake,  mn in connexion.  ARCHITECT. .  and DESIGNER  J-'Btlmntt-fii'nitihctl. Pinna nnd spcri-  licntloim made. Am also prcpare-d 10 tie)  shoo und jo'j work ou the Bhortctit  notice. Satisfaction guaranteed in  every case.   Gall or writo for terms.  Main Stroot  Rovelstoko  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  rrr  Injdood Stylo at Lowest l'rice.3.  DougTjAS Stkbht ��������� Itr.vi-'.rjSTOKi-:  Wendell Maclean  BBAKOHB3  Aylrner, Onl.       I Ottawa, Ont.  B.-ockville. Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont  Kxeter, Out.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meafnrd, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.nnt.  Norwich, Out.  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C   McGregor M~"p  WI-VK1PKO  HKANUII  T. 6. Phopoe, Manaeer  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ifidgctown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Onii  Se.rel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  I'oroiitoJunc'n.Ont  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  W ooelstoe-k.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggistj Balgary  Mail Ordersk Promptly Attended To.  ^hen You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies������������������-  HAY. timoth" nnd prairie-: OAT3,  ������JHO>������. BRAN, SHOUTS. XLOUII.  I'OTATflE". EGOS. BUTTEH,  FISH. HAMS. BACON, Ktc,  FROM HEiLY BROTHERS  ltecoStrcot SjVNDO"."  Albeit Scone  Propr.  (I tlefl'teej. Enlarge", Improved every way  \JBust S1.C0 n, rtny hontFC lo town.  ?,l|C'hoici_iWiiie**. Liquors.���������*-"' e-'tn..^,  ^jTho prospector's home:.  Brown & Clarke, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  When at ..  ,   The gateway to the great"  Eastl^ootenay  gold fields  assures you every  comfort, cxeiuisile  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  Headquarters for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  I-'jrt Pteclo Shiga leaves Koutcnoy  Houso    uwiry   Tuesday.  Strictly First Glass S.AD.L.R, Propr.  P.EVtl.STOKE  .s..  Blacksmith!-!?* Jobbine  Pln-abin-;.   PiPe Fittine:  Tin-mitlimg  Sheet  ron "Work  Macliinevy Repaired  Miniqg V/ork a Specialty-  .���������-iT-H-ft  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  W- A. H*ETT"L*E  Carpenter and Contractor  Plans and Estimates Prepared  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  W. G. BIRNEY  Painter  Signs and Paper Hanging  A Specialty.  Addrcs3 core ol Union Hotel  Revelstoke  ai  Any one Requiring      ,/  WOOD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  . pletning  uThan you can aiford to K  "steal  it and   take the  chances of being caught  Okaying  KSpeeialty j'|  IiOcaPfioes'.^  UEE 8t RTKI^SOIl.-ij  Buildefs and DealePs io   '  Ciirriages.   Buggies,   Buckboards'  Democrats,   Road   Wagons,    />/,  lleavy Cartage Wagons, jj!  Etc., .Etc .j������*  Second hand Buggies, etc', always ~  on hand -  Write us for prices aud particulars,;!  We can build you a rig to order ji  they can't be beat. J,  CHUGHnY,       -       AHBEj"**,TH.f,&  = /"  Front St.  revelstoke]  Its Ail in the Kootenay Guide!]  ______e__ >r^'  AT WINNIPEG OPENS WITHOUT  FORMALITY  WILL ECLIPSE OTHER SHOWS  The Swoid Swallower Dead���������Jubilee  Contingent Arrive Home���������Inspired  With More Patriotism���������Enjoyed the  Trip���������A   Lunatic   Commits Suicide  WiNNincci, .Inly li).���������The Industrial  fair opened this morning without any  lormttlitii'K in the way of speeches.  Though a light rain was fulling itelid  nut prevent a large crowd from turning out. The city is full of people' and  I he hotel accommodation is alreudy  ptetty well taxed.  The exposition in point of exhibits.,  attendance and general attractiveness  promises to eclipse all the former  shows.  A large excursion train from United  Stales points south ot here will arrive  on Thinsday, Americans day.  HE IS NOW OEM).  Prof. II. F.   Rowland,   swoid   swallower, who came hero from. l_-.llisl.oio,  Assn., last Thursday to   secure   tin .'ii-  gigcineutj at the fan and who  in' 11 .d  Himself internally while giving- a | t  vate    performance   before   the   i ii  directors on Friday, died   in   the   t n  oral hospital yesterday at noon.     Lu  ceased wtis only nineteen years of age.  JUBILEE COXTJXGEXT IIO'IE.  ' -The Winnipeg Jubilee contingent returned home vesterday, and all were  delighted with the trip and the courtesy shown them everywhere. They  remarked that their ideas of the British  Empire are much larger than before.  The visit aud trip has hud tho effect of  inspiring them with more   patriotism.  SUPPOSED SU1C1DH.  Tho bod'/ of John McFeron, who  escaped fro'ni Selkirk Lunatic Asylum  some days ago was found floating i>  Cook's Crook ��������� yesterday. ��������� -su  posed to bo a suicide.  SHERMAN   REVI  Sscretary  Sherman's   Letter  by the Papers,*  criticized  London, July 10.���������Reviewing Sec.  Sherman's letter, the Daily Mail says  t'ditoiiallv : '" Unlets we get an arbitration treaty the day will come  when the unbridled verb'age of a small  section of American politicians will  magnify a petty insult into a petty  war. Secretary Sherman's dispatch  was too undiplomatic fcr English ears,  and too hollow for American common  fiense. In the inleiCbts of humanity  tho rumored alliance between Japan  and Spain is desirable. Our Yankee  friends want a little* blood letting to  .bring them $,o a sensible international  ' policy. This would best be done by  anv hands other than those of England."  The Post editorial on Sherman's  letter is as follows : " Every indication points to the certainty that Great  " Britain will havo to light i'or her existence! against the Lnited States as soon  as the American Government believes  war ctin be safely begun. In such a  situation, war cannot be averted by  jujtticc l.or goodwill. Our statesmen  jtnu'.t setuoh their consciences and  - Uiake iiiro in any controversy that  mar be inised, that their altitude is  .���������just and fftir, They should concede,  as long as there is any leason-ihlo  doubt concerning the justice of their  position; bul thoy muat lie prepared  for an appe.il to force. Wc can imagine no more dreadful calamity. Our  eluly is to make sine it comes by no  fault of ours, aud it shall find us united  and piop~i~cl. A respite will in all  probability be needed lor the creation  of a more powerful American (lect,say  ' {'or three t>v font years, or for tlio cre-  -ntionofti political combination with  Tuomc ii.-tv.il^ power, s.iv as many  months. The organization to sustain  such a ccntust in time to face the  e.-itii.ition should be not in three years  t>v three months, but now."  The Times in its financial column  111 -regaiel to United - States Secretary Sherman's letters says in ieft-r-  ene'e to the seal controversy that Mr.  Sherman's dispatch is * not regarded  s-eriously: but the fact that American  e-tatostnei), or ra'her politicians, think  it useful from time to time to indulge  in language of scarcely veiled hostility  will nol pass mmuliced and will .-.dil  In the prevailing indii-posit.ion of pm  jdciit. investors to buy American se  curij-ies."  The  BROWN ARRESTED  Orphan  ������ so?  Eye   on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  is the richest mining district in British Columbia  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  TROUT  PLfX N  -or PAJir'c,''   LAKE MINING  Wagner Group  American Group -  Hlack Eagle Group  i'i'ot Knob Group  llit'hland Group  Abbott Group  Glengarry Group  Blackburn Group  Holy Moses Group  Ped Plume Group  Each grotto contains from 3 to IS claims  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma  Gieat Northern  Hillside  Sunshiue  Black Prince  Silver- Queen  True Fissure  Towser     -  " -  Silver Cup   ',-  All within a radius of 1 to 0 miles  S-\  Ferguson is the Terminus  of.   the    projected   Ijardeau   Railway���������to   be   built  this   summer.  At lho preseut ground lloor price the best real estate investment on  the market is FERGUSON lots.  ���������C.-E. SHAW  GENERAL AGENT  REVELSTOKE  can    be.'<  for $40,  A Corner Lot at $160  An Inside Lot at $110 ot__r$b2*.  secured  down  secured  50 down  THE-INBUSTRIj<\L  Rain Puts a Stop to the   Exhibition for  "  "the   Day���������Fears   that   the   People  Will Return Home if Wet Weather  Lasts Long . ,  , Winnii'EcT, July "IO.��������� Tho directors  of the Winnipeg indusirial exhibition  are feeling very much disappointed tis  last night at 11 p. ui., rain started to  fall and continued all day. It has  completely put a stop lo the exhibition  for today'mid it will mean a very con-  siclei'tible_It)ss_to tho association., as  today was expected to be one of the  best days. As the* hotels are jammed  full and private houses are in use. and  as it is not altogether as comfortable  us it might be, it is feared tlie people  will return home if tlio rain contiuues  very long.  FOREIGNERS MUST" KEEP OUT  Secretary  in  of   the  the Toils  Boy  Once again the affairs of the Oiph.an  Jjuv Co. tne before Uie* public, and a  new phase of thu difficulty was dis-  closeil recently when provincial oflicer  Bullock-Webster, of New Westminster,  arrested 11 ugh A. Brown. I lie secretin y  nf the company, at the Union llotel,  Itevelstoke. The- nirest was made  iiuietlvand very few were aware of  the nature of the officer's visit. Calling  Mr. Brown into a side room the oflicer  explained the nature of his business:  he also took possession of the hooks  nnd.papers of the company. Webster  toolc ins charge* to the Coast.  Another arrestm connection with this  , mutter was to be made in Victoria. II  was that of .1. W. U-iskins, the president of the company,'o good authority  states.  Fur some time past the aiV.iiis of the  Orphan Boy have been in many  mouths the subject of conveif-ation,  iind Iba theme of much press comment.  Jtcccnlly, top, an influential depnta.  tion wailed ejn the Provincial Government asking for an inquiry into its  alTa'nts. Tlii'si* arrests would, theic-  toie*. make itappear that lhe Cinwn  Ji.jel now made up ils mind to probe*  niatU'r in lhe iiatuie of. a criminal  f,be prosecution. Indeed, repoils have  fici-n heard that Charles Wilson Q.O.,  the eminent lawyer J.as been assigned  charge oi the* matter lot* the Grown  apel \V. 3. Bowser may assist him.  The trial, though no li-porl ban yet.  been obtained, canned in the nature of  Muni's be* now vci y far e.lt and will be  .lnxiiitibly IeniKe',1  esled iu this c-.se*.  ATLANTIC FAST LINE  Rumoured Rejection of Turret Ships for  the" Fast Service���������The Story is  Discredited.  London, July "10.���������Tho Montreal  Star's ctitilc says : A report that the  Admiralty have rejected the Tu'riet  j style of ships for tho Canadian fast  line has reached here and today information was sought with reference to  the limionr from official sources. The  Admiralty refused to give any information on tho subject. If the condemnation is a fact, nothing has been  heard at the Canadian Government  oflice where the story is considered  quite impiobable.  Macleod, July ID.���������Three hundred  American teams and a larger number  of men with implements for gracing  ar������s waiting at. the boundary to' cross,  but they will bo dissappointed at a,  sign now hanging-iu Macleod:  "All contractors must assure thu  manager in charge tlntt he i������ a resident  of Canada before contract will be let."  Kosident contractors are kicking  about the largest contract on the  Crow's Nest Pass Railway being let to  American cut)tractors, who tire subletting it and making their profits out  "orCiuiiiilinir-work." MrrJatnesorir'M-  P. for Winnipeg, has communicated  with theMinister of Justice, laying the  complaint before that; minister, aud in  response received the following telegram:  li. XV. Jameson, M. P., Winnipeg.  Your wire to Minister of Justice  handed me. A clause has been inserted in Crow's Nest contract, providing that no contracts are to bo let to  foieignersnotnow bona fide residents  of Canada. No foreigners on railway.  A. G. Blair.  women manage;  -CROPS DESTROYED  Bathgate, N. D., July 10.���������The big  hail storm last Friday caused a widespread destruction to the crops in this  this neighborhood.  TO PROTECT SHIPS  Col. Anderson's New Invention for the  Protection of Ships During a Fog-  Mounted Police Called Out.  OtTjVWA, July 20���������Colonel Anderson,  chief engineer "of the marine department, has under way a scheme fcr  guicling ships down the strait of Belle  Isle in foggy weather. It will be put  in opciation next summer. Compressed air will be used to blow a fog  siren. '  POLICE ORUEUED OUT  OtTjVWA, July 20.���������A detachment of  the Northwest Mounted Police has  been ordered out to the Glow's Nest  Pass B.tilway lo maintain order upon  the i.ail way construction woiks.  The Bank of Montreal has decided  to open up a branch at Lethbridge.  Our marksmen ht-.vo- scored very  well at Bisley. Canadians must always  be handicapped at the English ranges  on account of the difference in the  light. The bright Canadian sunshine  to which bur men. are accustomed js_of  more rare occurrence i.n the British  Isles, and this disadvantage is well  recognized by those accustomed to  rifle shooting. There is all the more  credit to our men if they are successful.  HE HIT IT.  lor  by  many  inter-  ��������� Kcpti'iitiv Mail.  Ontiiii) farmers are culling their  grain and in a week harvesting will Jie  general through that province.  Dr. Talmage writing of the newspaper profession says: '"One of the  great trials of the newspaper profession is thtit its members are compelled  to see more of the- sham world than  any other profession. Through news:  paper offices day after day go all the  weaknesses of the world���������all the vanities that want to be puffed, all the  revenges that want to be reaped, all  the mistakes that want to be correct ed  all the dull speakers lhat want to be  thought elcejuent. all the moanr.csB  lhat wants to get its wares noticed  gratis.in order to save the tax of the  advertising .column. Through the  editoi ial aiul reportorial rooms all the  follies and shams of the worlel are seen  dav after day, and the temptation is  to'believe* in neither God. man or  woman. It is no surprise to me that  in this profession there are some seep':  tical men. I wonder that newspapermen believe* anything."  Tho builders oil" tlie Crow's Nest rail-  June 1MI71 way will have 27 bridges lo construct  amounted lo ������2'.������),5U'J: iiisiired.Sl.M.C.O jover the Old Man's river within  30 or  Lsurcd, $oS3,7U0.    ' 3o miles of Lethbridge.  TRADE RETURNS  Ottawa, July in.���������The prelimiiiary  st.itement of the trade of the Dominion  during the fiscal year enek-il .hino .lOtli  last, gives exports at Jjl.nu21.CQ.},  autim-it SI1S.1IO.I.30 iu 1JJ0U:"imports,  HIll.ail.rlKI aiMinM, ������1 IO..-V~R.rW0. debt  collected yll),SI1,^)(.ll.aRaillstS2^.1'���������'2,00^.,.  A   Township of   Itussiii   Is   Entirely   la  rt-miiiii.o Hands.  The woman question has been on trial,  for years in a country the conditions  and tendencies ot whicli seem moie outspokenly opposed to progress in that  particular dire-ction titan those of tiny  other land. It may sound strange, yet  ltussia is the cmpiio referred to.  In Central Rut-sia is the Township of  Besjukovsehlscliina. There. . in ISM,  after an epidemic that reduced tlio peasants to starvation, the women, led !)J  gasclika, ordered the men, to leave and  Bo Jo _tlio_eily to finel work. The women  -remained-alone "hiiii~beRiiii���������tb-���������till���������llii*-  farms. The men were allowed lo return  only for the holidays.  The woman state comprises a territory  of ten square miles, and is divided into  seven villages. Snsclikn and seven other  Women, the wives of the exiled elder",  administer all publish affairs, such as the  levying of taxes, the allotment of acres  to llie various families, the keeping up  of tlie churches, the paying of -.liep-  hcrds, etc. -They also assume* tlit* reel uitinjr ollicor's duties by sending llioso  men ivho have nttaine'd the* proper age  to town iu,. order to submit lo medical  e.M'.iliinatioii.  In tlie hummer the fielils of the district afford a peculiar aspae-t. One may  ride over the r.esiuke.vselitseltiiia e"is-  trict from morn till night vitiiou! en-  eounteriiig a single male* being. All the  work, the hardest as well as the lighter  manipulations, -is executed by women  nntl girls of different ages. Willi naked  feet and arms, tliev Irtit behind llie  plow, throw out seeds and gallier fruit.  Here we olicorve a dozen nr more tturely  members of tlie weaker sex e*ngag.>il in  lifting a mighty roe-k. Again, we see  others cutting down trees or mil.lining a  luieking horse or a wild hull. Tovarel  evening all hands assemble in the church  BtniiiTPS of the srven villages to hear  reports of common interest, llie wninen  acting mayors being the* siiccclunalcers,  who discuss public epieslions in a deoi-b"n  and business-like manner. This don."',  tlio women go home to attend to tl)������ir  own affairs.  Besides cultivating tlio fields thev keep  the roads in order, and occasionally set  un n new cot Inst* or stable. "Vlien on  llie* occasion of liis coronation, the f/.ar  released some 20.000 communities of Ilia  obligation to discharge Iheir. hack taves.  Ri'sjukovsctschina. nut being in arrears,  like the rest, v.-as nol beiiefilleil. anil  111 at is likclv the onlv regretful ineitk'ut  Saschka's administration lias so far developed in the eyes of her partners.  The Kmiire-Mt of Austl'lti,  Tho Empress of Austria is not in good  health, and is obliged to forego llio long  early morning walks wliich have be.-a  her delight unil a trial to the l.ulii'.s  in waiting. Plie lias evyrn black ever  since -the death of her son, llie Crown  Prince Kuile.lpli, nnd lias given nwny nil  ol her jewels except the crown jewels.  The Princess ltudolpli is a gifted, li.uiel-  some woman, but she and the Enipre.-is  :itc not tlie best of friends. The 1'iin-  ccss Elizabeth, her little daughter, i.s a  very interesting e-ltiltl. and as fond of  mountain climbing as  Iier mother. -  GO YEARS'  EJtPEfaSSNCE.  TRADE  MARKS,  DESICIMS,  COPYRIGHTS  &c.  Anyone sending n electc li nntl description nmy  quiclelviisceituln. fiec, whether tin iiivenlii.ii it)  Hi olmbly i.iitent.il.lo. Coimmiiitcutleiii.i tttrlctly  t'oi.tiilenti-il. Oldest tiizency furtucutitig luitentu  in jYmcricu.    Wc have a Wushinitttin otlicc.  fluents taken thruUKli Mutiti & Co. recelvo  special notice In the  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,  bcfiutlfully illnstnitod, lurcest clroiiliillon of  ::in* .Mutant iHe Jrmriiiil, weekty, torni'J^.CO n, yenr;  R1..7)nIx months. bpcclm_ii copies uud IlAjsD  JUoii on I-vati'STS bent fiuo.   Atldroea  FilUNN   &   CO.,  SiiJL ISfoiiilv.tiy. Kcw VorU.  F. McCarty  Assayers, Mii-iqg aqd  Milling Engineers  Ollice-nnd Metallurgical Works at  523, First.Street, tt few doors  "vest of Hotel Spokane,  SPOKANE -> ������ WHSfiI*NiOTO*_  PRICE LIST FOR ASSAYING:  Silver, assay..'..  Golel and Bllvor,  assay   Gold, bilvor and  lend, Bssny."....  Gold, silver and  copper, useny..  Golel  nnel  silver  bullion, as3ay..  -jj'nc. assay   Sulphur, assay...  Mercury, assay..  "IcUicgundrcfin-  ing bars..  Wholcsa    and Retail  Butcher  Dealer in:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Rcvclstoko Station   ���������   ���������   B. C.  Fop Youp  Jiouse Cleaning  ������ Send i'or samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from lOo, 12ic,  15c up to .~0t; n roll. Mail  orders carefully attended to  Linton Bpotiiei-s  Calgary, Alberta  UO  1 "0  *-JO  3 00  2 00  300  3 00  500  200  Lime, analysis.. S 3 00  Silica, analysis.  Coal partial, an.  Tin. ttssiy   Nickel, Assay S10  to   Cobalt, assay "10  to   Antimony, usa'y  jVrscnic, assay..  Aluminum,ass'y  Platinum, assay  AlcitiiiK-rctlning  anaassajirg.  00  6 00  S> l������0  lo 00  15 00  10 00  a to  500  a 00  300  Canadian  \ Pacific]^  SOO PACIFIC LINE  Cheapest, quickest and best* route-  Toronto, New York, Philadelphia,  _ Montreal, Bostoii Halifax���������all  Eastern and European Points  H'-tcs given on npniic-tlcn for working teats  of ores on samples of one to fifty pounds.  We have tho most complete equipment in  tho Nortli West for testing ores and determining tlio kind of machinery necessary for the  reduction of tho same.  Postal rate on ore one cent per ounco. Send  at least tlirco ounces for assay.  Inspections and  reports   m        on ruining  property.  Mr. F. K. MjfNamara of  Inventor  of   "Tho McNamara" Two  Stamp  this firm is  tho  .   _ra" Two  Stamp  Mill, wliich .iris u guaranteed capacity of from  11 vo toBCveei tons per day; 83 to lh) per cent ot  tho cold is saved In tho battery. Can add as  ninny batteries as desired. Kjtiirntes and  ptlcca on application Remember that v>  make a specialty of Ileal Estate and .Mines.  DR. ALLEN'S  L  JI.  FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  |i -'    Workmanship Guaranteed  a-���������.Terms Cash  Tourist Cars-~leavd"-_i_level8t6ker"  daily lor  St.  Paul;   for  Toronto ���������;  every Monday; and for Montreal;"  and Boston every Thursday., -r  Train leaves Revelstoke "for all -  points south daily except*Sunday;  arriving daily exesept Monday. ��������� ��������� -���������  Empress of India, Empress oE  Japan andEtnpress 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.  -'    -        r-    -  For full particulars apply to nearest  C.r.H. Agent or to  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke,'  H.   M. leUcGREQOB.  Travelling Passenger Agont, Ncleon.  E.J.CQYLE, Pis". Passenger Anont. Vanoonveg ���������  Spokane Falls.and Jioi-tliepii'  .Nelson and Ft. Sheppapd -  Red Mountain R^-g,  The only all rail rout* "without chontre'oe  cart between Spokane. Northport, - Ros-daml -  Fire losses in C.in.-iil.-i for  nnunled lo S'i'.l  total loss, .~030,"*10; iii-sur  Thi* OlilcM _"ovo Lett in-.  The oldest love* lottor in the world is.  in tlio Hritisli Museum. It. is a propositi ot intirrintjTO fur the liaml e>* tin  r-Byptian princess niid it wns nitulo .5500  years iijco. It is in the form of an ln-  Bc-ribed briclc. - .- <_.  For   use  in   cates   where  disease  eats  olf the horn  of the hoot'  Also   a Never Failing Remedy  For fungus growth of ilesli  in any shape whatever, or  old    stsmdiiig   .sores   that  other roinedies have Faded  to cure.  Try  It and Save Your Horso  Here is a never failing remedy.  For .-ale by  W. A. ALLEN  Veterinary Surgeon       Calgary  If Yoa .Have a  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  ' want to buy a mine or shares  in tiny mine, want to invest in  Spokane ical estate or wish to  make a borrow,write at onceto  oJ-HeMES   L.   FORD   &  CO.  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  goi Riverside Ave.   ���������   Spokane, Wash  MITCHELL   &   C>  INSURANCE   AND  COMMISSION   AGENTS.  MINING   BROKERS.  Calgary, Alberta  and  ~~el*KiD  Nelson  a'uo    between   Rossland   ,_,el  DAILY     EXCEPT ,    SUNDAY.  NOR-IH OBT AnntVE.  From Spokano���������. -   ������������������ 1:20 p.m. '  From Rowland���������   .���������-..12 40 a.m.  From Nelson���������*   .- 12:17 p.m.  '; Close oonncclions at Nelson with steamers  for Kaslo and all KiotenayLake pointsT^  PasscEgers for KetUo Wvef and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage daily.  LEAVE.  For Spokanc-  1:20p.m. ...  For Ikusland  ljOptn   For Nelson���������  1:50 p.m   HevelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs. McKechnie  and Jeffs, Attendant,  C.IW. WOODWORTH  M. A.. IX.. B.  Notary. Conveyancear, Etc  Minos and Real Estate.  Slccan Citi  iBrnan Coluibia DRUGS  Pa-tent  Medicines  Stationery  Fancy Goods  Toilet Soaps  Wall Papers  Current  Literature  Webb's  Confectionery  Canada Drug' & Book Co., Ld.  Revelstoke���������Nelson���������Regina.  LOCAL AMD JBEMERAL   HEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke.  Mr. G. E. Crfogan left on Thursday  for the St..Leon Hot Springs' in connection with the Herald Souvenir  Guide Book.  W. Haley cams down from the Big  Bend on Wednesday. The high water  and continued rain -ire keeping woi-k  back and grub is getting scarce,  The Kootenaian kindly informs Gold  Coiumisioner Graham that tho columns of that great family journal arc  open tn him, if lie has anything to say  in his defence.  The funeial of Mrs. T. IS. Marshall  took pi-ice tis soon as No. 1 came  in 0:1 Thur-sday. The service was  coneiucted by Rev. Mr, Muir, and was  attended by a number of llio frieuds  of the doccasecljady and her family.  The Revelstoke postmaster has received a letter from P. O. Inspector  Fletcher stating that he had written  to 3. Neil-cn and Geo. Laformu asking  ihern th-.-ii' l-./wett rate per trip for  cat-lying a iiiontlily mail into the Big  Bend and asking him to forward the  names of any oilier parties likely to  make an oltc-r.  Dr. 1". M.iihi-=rni.\vho has been at the  Victoria hotel for tiie last two wo.-ks,  has taken an office in the Canada Drug  to Book Ci.-.'s building, and will make  Revelstoke his he.'di-uai-tei's on his  return from the south a few weeks  ���������hen-e-_Jir..33__ithisoii_is_\ve!l^_^isfi_l_  with ihe pio-.-.K-el- here, and by his  genial manner and well-performed  dental operation* hus won the esteem  i'.ndgi.od--" ill <-.; i!',.-,Be with whom he;  has come in t-ontict. lie went" down  to Nakui-p y-.-ierd.'.y.  Mr. John Ko������ i-- .-*.v.*:iy in Calgary  buying horse.- and equipment for the  road, w hich he is under contract to  build up the north fork of the Ille-  cillc.-w.itt to the Wavei-ley mine. The  woik ���������*.-.ill eiuple.y ISO men and will be  a cuiMdc-r-iljle undertaking, ao a "large  j.i ope; ticus of il v. ill have to be cut out  of the s-ioep ridi". of the Illecillewaet  c.-myr.ii. N'.'cik v.ill --tint next week.  Mr. Iio-?-. ha*- an advertisement calling  ior men in arioiliei column.  According t'i ,1 letter in the Alaska  -Mi-in^ Record from a correspondent  in Circle City, the entire district has  gone crazy over the recent discoveries  on th _ Cloiidyke. The letter says that  wage-in Circle City tire $12 per day  owing to the ^catcity of men, the rich  lind; havint: alino.-.t de-ponulated the  town. Dogs ait- ciue-tiei" as being worth  from S7."> to ������"!<i each and haul to get.  " Much 1 xcileiiieiit prevails all through  the di-'.-.it t."-=;.\*s the Record, " over  the Clejiidykedi'iovi'ries, and all kinds  of -stoi ������t-.= nf the 1 niu-s there are told;  many of which the. correspondent says  .-ne true.  Mr. Ch.i*-. I.iiidiuaik, of the firm of  C. B. Hume eS: le... returned on Thursday from a ti'.n of inspection of their  branch stoics it, tlio Lardeau. The  facilities for getting in freight not  being the best Mr. Landmark went  down to rtutlc il thrtjiigh and succeed-  in getting a temple of carloads of it  placed in their _-tniL-s at- Ferguson and  Tiout Lake City. "Nine four-horse  tennis" Mi. Ijii.diii.iik says, *'were on  the road, l.,atiui v.iih our goods, in  one day." J.idging fiom this anil the  proportion-- t.-i liteh .lores in the now  famous I-Ktnlceti. 1 ln-y should be in a  position to supply anything requit-atc j  in a mining tamp, in any quantity, j  Mr. Liiidii-.-ukicpoit- busines-sbiish in 1  e-Vi.-lV ha~. J  Inquii y for lots in Revelstoke is still ���������  keen and sales are tu-livc.  ���������lohn Ijtiwson intends to build a  dwelling house 011 his lots corner ol'  Second and Mackenzie.  Mr. "\V. M. Brown left on Thursday  for lhe St, Leon hot spring--, and is ex-  lieeled home this nfli'i-noon.  Rev. F. A. Ford will not, lit- b;u-k em  Sunday. Mr. T. L. lluig v.-ill 1Vad (,].,.  service iiiorning and cvuiiiiig.  In spite of roci-nt, minors to the  .���������ciiili'nry, inqtiiries made, luii-e point lt>  tt continuance of the (.'. 1'. R. slmpa tit,  Donald.  A. G. M. Sprttgge has secured three  lots at Third and Mackenzie and will  commence the erection nf a i-.2,.X>-J  residence at once*.  Tho runaway of Mr. Hutchison's  delivery horse yesterday at noon  caused a littlo excitement on tlu*.  street. No damage, however, was  done.  The stone work on tho foundation of  the government court house; will bo  completed today, and next week contractor liillicr will start, the carpenters  to work.  The first registered deed for property in Revelstoke was received yesterelay by Mr. T. L. Haig. The deed was  registered on .Tuly 10th, at 10:30 a. m.  in Victoria.  * We would like to callthe attention  of the our customers* in the Lardeau  district to the fact that we carry now  a complete stock of miners'. supplies  and prospectors' outfits in our stores  at Trout Lake and Ferguson. C. B.  lltitne eScCo.  Capt. John.Grant is going out next  week up to the Waverley to see what  An.;i'3 Mac-donald and party are doing  IV there. He says that very extensive  operations will bo commenced on the  mine shortly.  Tho frame work on C. B. Htinio to,  Co.'s 2-1x52, two storey building' in  Trout Lako City is well under way.  It will have a glass front. ' and  when completed will he the largest  and best-supplied store in the Lardeau  district.  * "Hie"Williams," guaranteed (o be  the only complete directory of British  Columbia (hat will be published this  year. As soon as issued lrom the press  it will be delivered throughout tho  Koolenay district. Take no other anel  see that you get the "Williams. R. T.  Williams, publisher, 23 Broad st". oct,"  Victovia, B. C.  The condition of Victoria Road in  front of The Canada Book and Drug  Co.'s, A. N. Smith's and J. T. Abey's  stores- calls for improvement. It, is  about the most untidy looking striiet  in town, and must give passengers on  tho main lino who get a full view of it,  .1 curious impression of Revelstoke  business.  A report this afternoon has it that  Mr. Forget, Indian commissioner for  the west, anel now of this city, is to  receive the appoint ment. of lieutenant  governor of the Northwest Territories  upon the; expiration of Hon. C. H.  Mackintosh's term of otlice. Mr. Forget litis long been a resident of lhe>.  Northwest.���������Winnipeg Free Press.  -" C. .B. Hume & Co, have   the   sole  .1. D. Be-II, M. P., is tit the Union.  Wm. Law is pulling up ti resilience  back of his store.  Mrs. C. B. Shaw and daughter have  rul tu-iii'd to Revelstoke lo lvs'ulcj.  Mr. !���������'. Vi. Wells sailed froin F.ngland  on the lOiii iiinl., anti is expected in  Hevelslol.e next wee!;.  * New shipiiH'iils of hats just received at C. V. Iluine -J" Co. These  hals are*, specially made up for our  trade in this country.  Messrs. McCarly ifc Koliiiisou have  secured the contract for the government cilices to be built al, Trout Luke  City, and work will be commenced  thereon immediately.  The local brass band gave* and open-  air perl'i'i-inanco last night. The  selections given were l-eiideietl iu a  creditable way and show a, marked  improvement, on previous elVorts.  Mr. Chas. Lind mark was elected last-  week to fill the- seat tit the school board  made vac-ant by the retirement of  trustee, Mr. J. XV. Lee. The other  trustees are Messrs. .his. McMahon  and Chas. Abrahamson. At a meeting held yesterday Mr. Lindmark was  elected as secretary of the board.  Dr. McKecliine. returned on Thursday evening from the Big Bend, where  he has been attending to a man who  recently received severe injuries to his  head and spine by a falling timber.  The doctor made the trip of 75 miles  and hack in four days. His patient is  doing well and will recover.  Mr. J. J. Foley, of the- Lakeview  hotel, Arrowhead, was in town yesterday. Mr. Foley's now hotel is just  about completed, and will be opened  with a grand hall and supper on August 3rd next, and a cordial invitation  js extended to all to be iu attendance.  "Good music ar.d an excellent programme will be provided.  Messrs. P. P. Martin and A. IU Mullock, who receutly arrived from the  old country, have purchased from Mr.  Laforme 00 acre.-, of land on the Big  Bend trail just north of town. Nine  acres of ground have already been  cleared and* put under cultivation,  and the garden- contains a fine supply  of marketable produce. A visit lo this  pleasantly situated ranch will well  repay the trouble.  agency of three oE the niosr^tTmous-  li'its in the market today, via: Bun  Lille, Salada, nml 5 o'clock. We have  in stock a large, supply of each of the  above famous teas, anil to our customers wc can highly recommend them.  A trial order of any of these famous  teas will repay anyone.  While the steamer Slocan was at, the  dock lhe. other day in Now Denver, a  prospector named Daniels had a SI bill  blown out of his hand into the lake by  one*, uf the gentle zephyrs so common  in this country. Tie immediately  jumped overboard, caught the William  in his teeth anil swam ashore amid the*  plaudits of the multitude. Daniels is  nil right. He may have money to  burn, but evidently none for a watery  grave.���������New Denver Ledge.  Two prospectors, named Jackson  and Gore, have mad? a rich strike on si  mountain between the heaelwaters of  the Laforme and Carnes Cr**eks. They  have located seven claims, cairying  both gold and galena, the former  running ~21.IS in one specimen brought  down. The whole mountain, which  was apparently entirely unprospcctecl,  is full of leads. It lies about six iniles  from the Columbia an an easy day's  journey front Revelstoke. Jackson  and Gore have gone out to open up  some* of their claims anel Jack Leslie,  A. Dougl.'W and .1. II. Mackenzie have  gone out to prospect in the same  locality.  Mr. Geo. Hills, the tailor, formerly  of Calgaiy, has opened up a tailor  shop in tho smelter building, opposite  lhe Ceutral hotel on Main street. Mr.  Ilill.s is a tailor e>f large experience,  having worked in the best liniws in  New York, Brooklyn st-'-.d Torotito.  Miners' drawer.-, and shirts are to he a  specialty with Mr. Hills, ."ind lie hat,  applied for ptit'.-nts to cover lhe manufacture oi the; articles lie is tej make  A pair of miner's drawers will bo e������t  exhibition in a few days, anti to say  the l-ost of il are e-or.siclc-ie.l tlie. nr-at-  e*.stnnd most servit-e'iible' ai licit- of the  kind eivei oiler������;el 0:1 any market.  Revelstoke Markets.  Retail���������Oats. $2" per ton: huttt'r.tub,  dairy 21c-., creamery. 23c.; potatoes $23  per ton; new 'potatoes 3 e-ents  per lb.: hay,, timolhv and clover,  SSi" per ton; wild hay, jglS; beef, by the  carcase, 3c; pork, bv the c.u-c-.ise/lMt-.;  mutton. 13c; eggs,"fresh, 17c. to 20c.  per do/..  Townsite Titles.  Mr. Haig is in receipt of the follow  ing letter from the Registrar-General.  Lot 0, block S, i.-. on Fiont, street, and  is occupied partly by the fire hall and  partly Iiy liing's laundry :  15 July, 1897.  Re lot G, block S, Revelstok.;.  Sue.���������lit answer to your letter eif  the l.'tth inst. I beg to inform you  that I am now in a position to effect  rcgiscralion, and the same will be  proceeded with in n_s little* deiay as  possible.  -Youv-obedienL-seuviiLn tu  S. V. Wootox,  T. L. Haig. Esq., Rc-g.-Gen.  Revelstoke.  THE ORPHAN 30Y CASE.  Postponed for   Eight   Days���������The   Government V'iii Make a Thorough  a_*id  Complete Investigation.  Vantouveii, July 21.���������The jurisdiction or   the  Stipendiary  Magistrates,  It. A. Ai'.de.rs.on and Capt. Mellon   has  been  quc-.tion'-ei   in   the   Orphan  Boy  case, and   the  case:   has   been  further  peistptmeel for eight clays.    Brown anil  Haskins were liberated on bail   tei  appear again on Friday next.  That the government has de-ciilec' _���������_)  .-,if(. this matter to the bottom is  proven by the manner in which they  are Inking hold of it, aucl nothing will  be left undone to tret at the facts 01"  the case.  Before proceeding Capt. -Mellon said  he would mention that the government e-vidently wished a thorough  investigation in Uie case, and he sug  gested tb.it it would only prejudice  the case to refuse the admission of any  evidence. Any statements could be  eliminated afterwards if necessary.  Mr. Cowan said that ho wished the  fulle'.st investigation and had nothing  tei feur on .1 fi-iir prosecution.  Mr. Wilson said that there was  probably sufficient evidence in lo ask  for the commitment of the accused,  but he proposed to show a strong  prima, facie case first.  .Mr. Wilson the prosecuting attorney  put in the following letter as evidence,  on Thuisilay, signed by Haskins to  Brown :  Vancouver, March si, IV17.  11. A. l're.wn, I>ej.:  Di-.it Sir,���������Clr.s.- 1.00k* -it Orpliiin  Boy Mln-  1 inj< e'o., until nil t'te- tre.iil.lt'  of the   forfeit  rcrtitieiiie--' I. v-ltlc".   Also ne.tify P. ft. C'urlii-n  Iiire e-tor e,; the' mij'I t.oiiij.iiny, tlml I, .1. w.  Il.i-,k*ns.   Iif**.e   t.ikon    be-iie.u"    nK_������ii.������-t    ini'l  e)ri'li,in liny (."1-1  .'.liiiiiijj; e.o., f.,i- the- anne.tiiit  .Iin-tn-: lev lh<-ijoieipnnv     *, our*. re"-|.pe-tltiliv,  *.l   W. HAHKlXw.  I'i-e--i'!'-iit iiikI Mi-.:i,i-cr (). IJ. rl. 7,1. Ce,  I''-.���������Tl.i'r" If ne. n-.-c'l  to put r.n  ml in (he  1 tip'-r; I nave tan Mti'.ilcinne-ll i.n tliit  .'   W. HASKINS*  Tenders Wanted  Tender-- will lie reuulveel In-the sccrc-tiu-v of  tliu KcvcMiiki' W ii tor, I-K-ht <t I'owoi Co., Ltd.,  until VI n't-loe-U noon Wctiiu-iliiv, .inly astli, fur  tlioilcllvory.eif Km nnel (he; ^etliiir; of'mm t-ediir  puli-i-. Spci-Illi'iitloiis cun li.ji.ui.il nt the com.  piiuj'siitlii'e, tliu Mime* re.-ervliij; tlio right tt)  reject nnv or "11 lender.-,.  SliCltKTAKY'l* Oi-l'lCH,  Hi'vi'lMoke Water, l.Iiilu ,>- Power Co., Mil.  ltiivclt.ti.ke, 11.0., July 21", IV.IT. '-iljly'jt  Notico  N'otli'u Im hc-rchy ijivuii i lint :',rt dnvs from ilnto  I telll apply to tlio Hold ri.iiunl'.iloiii'r, Ui-vel-  t'liikc. torn llt-i'iisi: to iti-ll ll-piei.- hy rul nil nt mv  lntle'l ul C. A. Tiirni-eivt' rinii-h, Ti.inl l.nke 1)1 "���������  trltt, West ICooiennv.  \V. I'.ATY.  Tiout l.nke, Inly 1st, 1I.-17. I'.'Jlyw-lt  Hotel License.  Xntlre is hereby irivi-n iiiul Uilrly tlnvs nttur  thito I intend it. up|.l\- fur it llri'iisu tot.c_ll!li|iii'r  Iiy ret.ill nt my hotel, situate on lot 13, block 3,  i"'uri:u*.on, ii. e;.  .1. T. KUUjIVjV-,".  July (!, IU'". jviOltu-  No'i  Hote? Licence.  J. P. McISoWARDS,  Furpiison. Juno 21), 18D7- jyS 4im w  Hotel License.  Notice, is hereby given that r inten * sixty  elnyi ficin iho ilnto hcr.'"f lo tmiko a<.pi.cation  to the Stlpendi.-i y Mapitlratu for Ihe Itcv.-l-  Htoke Division of Wont Koiitciitiv, for a license  to sill liqturby retail ul my hotel at Ferguson, IJ, C.  (Signed)   II. A. Hover.  Ferguson, B.C., June "till, IM>7.  Transfer of License.,  Notice* iq hereby Riven thif. IK) tlayHafter dale  weilmll apoly to the Stipendiary Mnuiatrttte  ct Kovc-lBtoko for a transfer from Sanderson ���������������  Lav to us of llio retail liquor liooi.se new siib-  ���������dstiiigfor thellaleyon Hot SpritiKH Hotel at  iI.ilcyoii Hot Springs, Anowiietitl Ltilcs, \Vo_-t  Kootenay.  Dated at Hnlcyou Springn. July 3rd, 1897.  It. G. BllETT.  jy!3:4tw D. 11. Macpiiekson.   .  Notice.  MOTtCK i3 hereby given th--.t GO davs after  * ~. date I. J. A D.iCe-w tnteinl to apply to tho  Oluef Commissioner e.f L-ir.eli at d Works for  perini->sion to pureliat-.c the following described  land, to wit: ,Si:iii_.icd on thoetist i-iete of the  tov.n of Arrowhead about half a mile, and  lieKitiii'.i g at lho etiBtorn Una of the O. V. It.  muds, at a poat marked thud.���������J. A D's s. w.  corner, thence to chnini: along lhe lako shore  in an eaBK iiy direction, thc-nec 10 cli������in3 north,  thenco 10 chains went, thone i 10 chiiins south  to the point of commencuiiient, iticlueliiiK one  huiidrctl and sixty acres, more or ;e*g.  ���������    '   - " J. A. DoCEW,'     -  Rovelstoko,'June 7th. 1B!)7. j0w9t  _."  Notice. _  MOTICE is hereby givt-n tlmt s'xty day3 after  d>\te, ivb, tho uiidei-i-isned intond to apply  to the Chief Comuiisiionur of Lands and  Works for permission to purchase tho follow-  intfd-isoribetl property, situii'.ol nt the mouth  ot Boyd Creek (a tributary of Fish Crock. In  the Lirtleau DivUion of ICootenay District.  Rt'.r.ieis: af a post neur where the trail crosses  B.,yd Creek and running sixty ehaitiB noith,  tbence fixty t-hhinp west, thence sixty chains  e-oulli, thorce sixty e-httin-i enst to point of  cotnmencemeat, c-jntainiag SCO acres moro or  le3s. *���������  George Sumneti.   ������������������  Charlks Bullard.  D.itcd Juno 21,1S07.  Notice. ��������� ,  yOTICE is hereby given tlir.t CO dnys a'tcr  li date, I mt-nd toapp'y to lho Ctii'-f Com-  m's-IJtier cf L indi und Works' for po-mi-'-'-ion  to pa ch'feult'" eicra-iof 1ri.iI, silitiito in Koot-  er.ov district near CGii.'lii.'nco of Gainor creek  with South "Tenk of Iii-iclenu river, moro particularly ricscribt-tl as follows: romm^ntting  at a poat in".iked "Initii-.l Poat. S.B. corner,  A.A.I.'....' un Uie wo.ic ban" of Onir.or Creek,  r.e-nr i:s ennll-.icr.c.- with tho South Fo Ic of  Lardeau Itivot. th--nc-e _N"orih 10 chain*, tiienc-  West 10 ohuins, th.-nco Small 10 chains. th.*nt,e  Etut K chains to point of coTintiiecinent, containing 100 acres, mote or ic^s,  A. A.rLAItET,  Ai:ont for H. E. C. Carry.  Dated June 13th. Ib07. *~      Sj  Men Wanted  Choppers and laborer-!.    jVppiy John Itot--,  eoniractor, jVtburt 'Janyon. "2-tjlytf  For Sale  !��������� good Kubhar: portablo biko oven. Baking  capacity,  10"> 21h  loaves.    Ca-h   price*. S251I.  1'cr p-rlicui-ira apply u Jas. Irvine, biker anti  confectioner, Ca-'gary, -Mta. Tilylm  Hotel License  No-.ice is hereby gi<.en that ihlrtvdays after  TiKlt-f-I���������Intend���������to-npply���������to-the-.Jstlpen.ell&ry-  .���������Ia(ri<-trat'.> ior We*_t Kootenay district for a  howl lic-en-'.' fur���������my-hotel, situated about I  milft I.-��������� T.-out Lake City on Trutit Lake  v. r.gon road.  WM. GLENN.  Ferguson. B.C., July in, 1SS7. aijlvivlt  Hotel License  "���������'otice i= hereby triven that thlrtv elnvs after  il&".e I iTiv-nel io apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate ;or tlio Rewilstoke division of West  Kootenay for permission to sell Tumors at mv  hotel at rer-sttsiin, B.C  .Tons KNOWLES.  Fcrgti'on, C.C., July 10.11.97. Z1 jlywtt  Hotel License  Notice I* here!,..- ^Iv.-ti that 30 dav after date  I i:it.;ii>J to aoplj to thi'Siipesneliiiry Vnglstrnte  for the I������j-rt')������to_(e .|.vi������Ion of Wesi Knofnnv  for pcnni^lcm tej ������e;li liquors at my holel a't  ,-Jelkirk, U.C.  ..,.,,        , RALPH WHITE.  -jflKirk, i:.C, July 2.",.!, 1807. 2IJlywIt  MRS. LAPWORTH,  Dre-.snakcr.  Patterns drafted to fit any fiirnrc by the  "I'arls|e.n Mc-tho.1 e.uerre;" tor ladles' own  nunc.  Smk.tjsi, cieei:;, c. ?. K. Townhiiii?.  HJlytf  HUTCHISON & CO.  bcgtor.iniad th" public that thoy have Just  o>er.ed up ir. thf-ir nevr ftore, oppMitc tho  GovercrciL-nt Offioe. with a full line cf  GROCERIES, FLOUR AND FEED.  Fresh Fruit and Vegetables  Alwaya on HaneL  ASK ANY  G00B DRESSER  in Hevelstol/r w to th������ nol.by tnlleir_tof  this j.nrt of Ko'.ti-iiiiy, and Ihey v. Ill toll yo.i  that we- tire> Tiik Tjiii/>r.i. Many arc inilrir.tlc  and piilronl7u home ineliistrlt-s, hut what mortification e-nsues uh-*n the-y go vlsillng to  some i.iu.i'l" e-lty and llml their rlothe-i :���������������_>  ela-,3 Ii.-hlnd the time-s. So stie-li fc-ur wltlttmr  iiit-ke of ehitlies.   We- ������ro(<trIctly up to ilale-  r.nits fie.in ?i:>. to "���������<">.   1'ants, -f.".. to _fl,3,  Yoiir-t tor I't'oue.inv,  R. S." WIUSON,  Cl'.tlie-i   Jl'iild. r,   rivornlI    e;i,n*tnirtor,  C'ont  "���������titutif-.'-ltin-r" and l.c-ui-riii  jruMlc-rs.  I!i -.r.i_.-Tc.K'. ������rAT!iiN. li. e-  .11  Of a  i\i  feB^1  a  "HK^PK^ggaaAVat^ ri>^%������y^VUfr**  *'l������ri-X'!5SCKKUMvw  Agent for the Bllckerisderfer  Typewriter      *  A, flj__rf~*  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Gaps, Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines. Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles. Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE -STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  DEALERS IN HAT, OATS, BRAN,  shorts! flour, general groceries.  butter, eggs  =SOFT DRINKS BY BARREL OR B9TT12E  er  tar gams- an  ������>'  - , Yfe don't '��������� cut" "prices ov sell "at cost." We make a.prolit on ev~rything we  sell. . If ~ve didn't we'couldn't stay in business. Neither could anyone else.  A druggist who tells at cost is losing money, or he makes an unfair profit on  many things to even .up on what he loses on one, This is not our way of  duing business.      , ���������       , .' '     _ ��������� .,L  We" Supply Pure Drugs and Accurate Dispensing    --" '.        ���������     .  at reasonable prices, giving you our services at any hour, hi.<"ht "ok day."  -Abey's Brilg; Store, Revelstoke Station  o  h  <  t~  e-e  SI*  H&  in  >>  o  w-  m  ���������H  HaeiG'o^HC l.'CA t?������.  . l~  13.  "1  3.  en  MOR^frS~Sha*7il^~Pan"6r-  IvIORGAN'S Confectionery  MORGAN'S Fresh Fruits  MORGAN'S .Tobaccos  TvIORGAN'S Cigars and Pipes  MORGAN'S Bath Rooms  -tea-a-^Best in Town  FRED. B. WRONG,  Real Estate and  Mining Broker, &c,  FERGUSON, B.C.  The "Sandon of the Trout Lake District.  Corretpor.tlencc solicited.  Supplies -for Builders, and Miners,  Ve'o c.v.i ftirnit.li -Builders unci Winers with every requisite in  the ITn ret ware liiie'iu'c-esstti-y lo Ilium. Our prices tire if .'iny-  Ihing a liltlt: lower tlittn the lowest that, can ho obtained elsewhere.   Try ns���������we will unci'rttiltu lo jilease yon.  M. LAWRENCE.'-;  McCarty Elock, Revelstoke Station, B.C. -  FERGUSON  The Centre of the Lardeau Mines.  r!-_i-"i������_"J!������~ ,  av_������s-    1 **s Pioneer Store  il^6'     of  f-erguson, B. C.  'sLi.I-B.-.l.-kJ'      %X.    \J\Ja)  General Herchants.  Dealers in   Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods,  Mining Supplies, Etc.  Miners and Prospectors Outfitted.  Post Office in Conneclion.  Our store N from eir.n to Blx nillei from 111**,  Richest- mining prcHpccta on thn rontlnont of  f me rie*a. By piirclniaitiK from us U will 8-ivi>  you iiiuny li wetiry utep.   THE REVELSTOKE   CONFECTIONERY STORE  ..' AKD   ...BAKERY...  Enlarged and Improved  I l.tkve b!bo  put   (i show case in 15. B.  llmr.fi &_ Co'hWcsI Knd Store, "evhero a  fresh Htipply of breit-t, cakca, etc., will bo  kept for tlio convcnlcnco of customer?.  Free delivery every day.  A. N. SMITH  CHOICE  CREAMERY  BUTTER  Mtvle by tho White  ������Gr- Skim llnttcr  *v C"hc���������--.e MI'pC'o.,  35 CENTS  PER  POUND  J. M. McCALLUM. Manager,  nevelstoke Station.  r-ec Delivery.  Itceliictlon to trade.  Moro on Pcccmel St.  o Sl Co.,  ilsQ.   IliUrC and register at tho-  ,1-  i-1'U,  ai-mara-Hiotei-^  when you reach FERGUSON.  Tho table is provldctl with tho best tho market  c-H'ortls.  CUMMINGS  BROS.,  Proprietors.  ' lCju  Se5   ' "   52  General  Merchants  i ners and Prospectors  Outfitted, &c.  sir-' *���������-*-"  Ferguson, B. C���������The centre of  the Lardeau Mines.  n  Now  is Your Time to  Make a Strike 1  Money, time anel   troublo-saved   by  buylnff your supplies in sight cf tho  mines at Itevelstoke prices.  Vcurs tor business,-  I. M. CITRON,  General Merchant.  Thomson's1 Landing, B.C.  | - Smylm  A. J. LAPWORTH,  (Late of Bnluwavo. Sou*h Africa),  -     SCEM1C ARTIST.  'ty^^^'tym!!'^������  Sign Writer and Giltler,  Home Painter and Decorator.  *������).ori: elone for the Trade.  When'You Reach  Thomson's Landing, '  PROSPEGTOR'S  EXCHANGE.  Best Meals in the Lardeau.  Stage and Livery in connection.  T. W. GRAHAME, Proprietor-,  Here is  a Chance!  The  State   Mineral  Claim for $200.  An extension of American No. 1  ''   near Trout Lake.    Trail right  to it.   -The American is under  bond and heing worked.    This  is n gootl opportunity to make  - n, stake.  FRED. B. WRONG,  FERGUSON,  B.C.  R. TAPPING,  Agent Kootexatt Lumber Co.,  Keeps a KC-od stock of building material on  hand.  Terms, strictly cash in the yard.  rl  $  Addles.': Second Street, 1'svclsteke, li.C.  "jylni  Revelstoke Station.

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