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 -v<fwv, ,.  ( v - 1  c  J   ISS*"JE:_D - T*WIO*E-.A.--W-E^                                                               A.__N*3D   SATTJ-RDATS   Vol. I.  No.  86.  REVELSTOKE, B. C., SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  fit11"-  Rs caoacit;  ft to. Tho  )->   r cs n-.ti  iK  Groceries  \\. Liquors  {'j  Cigars  [A Crockery  _E fitst thing wise p-op'e thirk ot 0  who'i Ofticrni-? goo io by mail is the .A  :ily for business of tliOoO ihey write -A  /reput-ilie n we enjoy for pi-otupi- ^-,  r.-   . .. - .nukes our Mall Order trado forge *  If-   ahead a*, a gratifying rate. &  1*5                                                ������ a  fg   Our .Specialties ���������_��������������������������� fs,  Dry Goods &-,  Boots and Shoes &  Men's Furnishings J|  Tailoring               . |  S)                       Dressmaking W-  'A      Ite(iti03t3 for price l'sts and samples &  l������   rcc.ive prompt attention. &  $j     *     ��������� $  JS       Hudson's Bay Stores, jj'  *                      ....Calgary.... |  T. L. HAI0  Soie Agent for  Revelstoke - ���������  -Townsite  c MINING  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  QHAS. R. CARLYON,  BAFiRISTEF'-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PU3LIC.  Clllcc:   l.oon-.s 1 and 2, Pcol Block, Ilevcl-  Btoke. B.C. _ .   '  A  RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,  , Barrister. Solicitor, _&c.  -,.    ' . Notary Public.  Ollice upstairs in Smith's Work. FetciEc Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.   C.  O.    D.   S W BET,  Practical Accountant.  Hooks posted, accounts rendered, etc., eft*., on  Miort notice.   Charges moderate.    Give me  a e all.  Oiticb at Giii������'itii= & Co.'s Drug Store. __  3~.il.vtf  GAMBLE &  O'REILLY,  ClVlI. "liXGINEEl'P.   PKOVIXCIAL TjAXB  SURVl'YOl'.S.  Accountants and General A gents, ���������  Xck-on and lt05-.ir.inl, Wc������t Kootenay,  llrttl-h Columbia.  1'. O O.-.Jjri.K, .7. 1*., .'I. inst. C. 1-:., M. Can. fop.  C. 15., V. Ij. S. fcr il. C , (late Resident Engineer JJer-tut-nent of Ful.lie Works in  C'tiniiila in }'. ('.,) Xel-on. 11. C.  m.i M is .1. O'Rku.-.y, A-so-.-. M. Ir.-t. C. E-, I'. Ij. P.  for li. C, Ros������land. B. C. Sjlytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  regulir iti'*e*tings are hc*d  in lb**  Odillelleiw,'' Heill onthe seco >el  nrd  _ fourth XV< elno day of pitch moitlh nl  c!) ���������', :3) p in.   Yult'.ng brethren cordially  ~i** invited.  E. Adair, W.M.       T. J. Graham, R. S.  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Craving nnel  PolhcT "Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Toani3 always rend'" at a moment's notico.  Agent for the Stand ird Oil Company.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Successors to Hull llros. Jt Co.,  Butchers and Wholcenlo and Retail Doalers  I   13e������f, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All orders in our lino promptly filled.  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter-^   >  and Decorator  SIGN PAINTING  .V SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  Boors  Windows  Mouldings  Gasings  Newel Posts  Balusters  Stair Rail  Brackets, &c.  General  Merchants   '"  Stores at Revelstoke Station, Nakusp,  New Denver and Burton City.  NOTE AND COMMENT  Postmiister-General Mulock having  got Lietit.-Col. White safely off his  mind, and having secured the plum of  the Assistant-Postmastership for a  good Grit and a staunch constituent  of his own, seems to have woke up to  the fact that there is a place called  Kootenay somewhere in the west,  which has heen endeavoring to attract  his august attention for some time  past. A daily mail service via Revelstoke to the lower country has heen  arranged and at last sif ter a trifling delay of three months the Big Bend  contract has been let. With all due  difference to t$ie World and other  dyed-in-the-wool Grit journals the  people of Kootenay do not look upon  this long delayed move as evidence of  the intense. interest taken by the  Dominion government in the progress  and development of this province.  On the contrary they ~re distinctly of  the opinion that a wide-a-wake government should have had a daily mail  ready to run as soon as the daily train  service started, while the people in  Big Bend want to know why their  ni'inthly mail contract was not given  when advertised, and the' people in  Ltitdeau are anxious to find.out how  much longer Mr. Mulock intends to be  considering over the establishment of  the promised weekly mail into Ferguson, and how long they are supposed  to be going to put up with - a weekly  mail, with easy, daily communication  with Arrowhead, anyhow.    *  pedantry, will be unavailing and  Klondike, which seems to be the  favorite rendering, will probably" become the accepted name of the new  El Dorado of the North,  Dealers in.".   Heavy and Shelf  Hardware,  Steel, Dynamite, Caps, Fuse.  ������~  ��������� Silver ,-Knires-  and Foiks���������=^-  and other Silverware of the  latest designs and hoit quality, at Eastern prices. New  Stock just in.  Guy Barber, Front st.  CHAS. J   AMAN  'S.tUtJ.-U'il  Japanese Fancy Goods  O. H, ALLEN  The Pioneer Brewer  ���������  of Kootenay   THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  T.   ABRIEL,  NAKtrfl*.  '>���������<'���������  Real Estate, Mines and Insurance  Foe information on mineral i-loims on  Cariboo Crock, write al once and g'.'t nar-  ticulai-3. ��������� ZSuirtf  On Sale���������Ross'and Miner  Photos, Fishing Tackle  .V new stock of JA PAXEPE CIIIX.UVARE AND  SILK, good for Wall Decoration,ete.,  Just nrrivc'l.  THE   BEST   CANDIES   IN   TOWN  TRE BRINK ..  THAT a_ENGHES  JHIRST  Spiii-klitif*. Pure* West India  Lime* Juice. Expressed from  thu frei_.li ripe fruit of the lime,  ���������has the thirst-quenching,  fatigtie-rclieviiig propel ties, of  lhat wonderful fruit.  One glass i.s more effective  than half a dozen of any other  drink. It contains no alcohol,  yet stimulates: and is far more  satisfactory than any similar  beverage.  It allays thirst, keeps the  mouth and thro.it cool and  moist much longer than ordinary drinks. It refreshes, exhilarates and counteracts the  depression and lassitude incident to hot weather. It is  therefore lhe[ieleal drink.  On the Home Table*1 it is  delightful and health-giving.  Solel in quart bottles for 50  cents by  The McDowell-Atkins-  Watson Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists,  Mccarty block.  Geo. T. Mallory, Mgr., Itevelstoke Branch.  The arrangements for Yukon arrived  at by the wiseacres of the Dominion  Cabinet include two absurd and impracticable regulations. A royalty of  10 per cent, on claims turning out  $300 or less monthly, and 20 per cent,  on those above that sum. .Every alternate claim is to be reserved by the  government. Two regulations shewing less grasp of the conditions prevailing in a mining- camp were never  framed by any body of legislators.  Sifton, the new hayseed Minister of  the Interior, has ��������� the mines of the  territories under his. department and  these regulations bear the mark of his  bumptious ignorance. There are  some people, whose sole idea of meeting a new condition of affairs is to get  the government to rush out new laws,  new orders, new "regulations, hit or  miss, let her go. This is precisely the  notion*which would appeal to a person  of Sifton's uient=-l calibre. -' If he  will file his regulations in that same  pigeon hole where the clerks of his department laid" away, to their eternal  repose the papers of the Revelstoke  land owners, and send. out a party of  surveyors and working men to find  and build a practicable all-Uie-yenr-  round route through Canadian territory to the Yukon, it would-be a  good deal more to the"poiut.  , While the desire on the part of the  Dominion government to turn the  gold now being taken out of the Canadian territory of Yukon into some  'more distinct benefit to Canada than  the enrichment of adyentnrei-s from  Seattle and San Francisco, is a'.laudable': one, it is not so easy to lay one's  finger on Vany .- legislative * measure  enacted in .thisjdirec-tie'ii, .-/which-will  not- defeat'its own object. .A*:royalty  on the gold collected,"ifr.two exorbitant will- be " simply nncollectable.  There is-no way of getting at the  amount of gold taken out by a placer  miner, unless he chooses to name it  himsely. 'A small royalty on gold  going out of the conntry might probably be enforced, but the 10 and 20 percent, which the cabinet proposes to  establish would provoke a feeling of  hostility. against the ��������� government  authorities, which would inevitably  le-icl to a dangerous collision. Besides  wliich it will have an inevitable ten-  elency to. .divert the .gold away, from  AT  HOME.  At Lakeview Hotel, Arrowhead  On Tuesday, .Yiigtist 3rd next, the hiind-omc  new hotel "Ltikcvie.v," at the head of .\rrow  Lake-, will l.e>  opcni-tl.  jUi liivltntitin is hereby extended to the  friends of Mr. and Mr". Foley.  J. J. FOLEY,  -IljK.'t i' Propriuto;.  Canadian business, centres, or at all  events the euornie-us proportion of it  which will under such an exorbitant royalty ^be smuggled "out  of the country. A regulation  again compelling miners to take  out a license, and to swear allegiance  to the Crown before receiving it,  would add a few thousand temporary  subjects to Her Majesty, but would  not prevent American miners spending  their money in the cities of Washington, Oregon and California. The  establishment of custom houses on  every route leading to, Klondike re-  quires no fresh legislation, and will  inevitably turn the bulk of the trade  of the Yukon to Victoria and Vancouver. The new El Dorado of the  Arctic Circle ought to raise these two  cities into first rate importance in the  Dominion in point of wealth and pop-  ulatiDU. It is for the business men of  these places and not for our legislators  to see that Cinadiv reaps her full share  of the golden harvest. It will not  probably last. Five years will, if the  experience of California. Kootenay,  Cassiar and Ciiritxro be repeated, be  all tbe time there is to which to look  forward before the stores of gold  which are easily accessible, become  exhausted. It is for our coast merchants and shipowners to see that not  a moment is lost in seizing the fleeting opportunity of the time. If  promptly and euterprisingly handled  it should see Vancouver and Victoria  take a rise unparallelled in the history  of the Dominion. The main point to  which they should turn their attention  is the establishment of an all year  route with regular steamship lines  connecting their ports with it. Permanency and regularity of communication are chief factors in the struggle  for the Yukon trade.  Klondike, Klondyke, Clondike, Clon-  dyke, which is it to be. The Toronto  Globe is making a brave effort to  popularize Thron-diuck. which is stated to be the correct method of spelling  the Indian name, River of Fish, from  which Klondike has lieen corrupted.  The    attempt,      which    smacks    of  THE WAGNER GROUP.  Development Discloses a Big  Shewing  of High.Grade'Ore....  The Rossland Miner says : '.' W. S.  Rugh returned yesterday from a visit  to the Wagner group, owned --by him  and other Rossland people, and situated in the!'Duncan river country.  Mr. Rugh was accompanied by some  of the other owners' and*;also._by. W.  -A.r Carlyle, provincial * mineralogist."  Mr. "Carlyle stopped on the" way'up' to"  examine.the Silver "Cup mine,-near  Ferguson, owned by the Horne-Payne  syndicate. Tt is'expected he will make  a special report to the provincial government on the properties he-saw on  the trip."  Mr. Rugh is greatly pleased with the  Wagner group. It was the first time  he and his associates had ever seen it,  though they have been interested in it  for,three years. The group consists  of six claims, five or six miles up Hall  creek, a tributary of the Duncan  river, which runs in from the west.  A_The_Diincan_and__the___Lardeau_ai'e.  the two claims of the group which  have the best showings. A. tunnel is  being run in"oh lhe vein on tbe Duncan, and a shaft is also being , sunk.  Enough work has'"been done, Mr.  Rugh says, to show very large bodies  of massive galena, running from "100  to $210 in lead and - silver. As the  grade is high and the ore is abundant,  the great value of the property can  hardly be doubted.  A large force of men is at work on  the Duncan and ore is being taken  out very rapidly." Mr." Rugh'hopes to  be able to to make shipments by way  of the Duncan river down to Kootenay  lake. A charter was granted by the  provincial legislature last winter for  the building of a railroad from Kootenay lake up the Duncan river to the  mining districts of that region. The  opening of the great body nf ore on  the Duncan claim by Mr. Rugh and  his friends will doubtless hasten. the  building of this road.  [The Wagner group is owned chiefly by the Porters and Warners of  Spokane.���������Eo Herald.]  C. P. R. Reaching Out  Engineer Perry and corps of surveyors were engaged the past week in  making a survey of a line from Three  Forks to Bear Lake, it being the intention of the C. P. R. to build a road  between these points. It is also quite  probable the road will be pushed on  from Bear Lake to Whitewater. The  road will be built an an early date, it  being the evident purpose of the company to get into the rich mineral sections as early as possible and participate in the handling of the Threat ore  'output. The proposedroad will greatly  benefit this section in that when it is  in running order it will bring most of  the travel and freight thls_way instead  of it going out by the way of Kaslo.���������  New Denver Ledge.  Revelstoke Markets.  Retail���������Oats. $28 per ton; butter.tub,  dairy 21c, creamery. 25c.; potatoes 3c.  per lb.; bay, timothy and clover,  $25 per ton; wild hay, $15; beef, by the  carcase. 8c.; pork, by the carcase, 13c.;  mutton, 15c.; eggs, fresh, 17c. to 20c.  per dojs-. !l  ,.   TROUT   LAKE   CITY  Several New Hotels and a Large Number  of Other Buildings Going Up���������Steamers  for the Lake���������An Express Service Into  the Lardeau���������A Big Kick for Increased  Postal Facilities  From Our Own Correspondent.-  Trout Lake City, July 20.���������Building i.s going on as fast as lumber can  be turned out. On Victoria .stx-eet  Thos. Wilson, a live merchant from  Trail, is putting up a 21x60 two-storey  building for a general.store next to  Hie Queen's hotel. On 'Kellie street  Pope & McClellnn. Sandon merchants,  are erecting a two-storey general  store and a bakery,laundry and dwelling for E. L. Kinman are also under  construction. Col. E. S. Topping of  Trail stated during his recent visit  that he will - put up a building for a  combined store and hotel, such as he  has at Trail. H. M. Bliic-k of New  Denver has secured 12 lots on which  he intends to build a large hotel. A  large livery stable keeper from Trail,  named Raymond, also means to build.  Mr'. Raymond stated while here that  he thought .of putting-on 2 4-horse  teams with light express waggons to  carry perishable goods and small parcels from the Landing to Trout Lake  City and Ferguson daily.'  Gr. I. Clink has put a new 52-inch  saw in his mill, which is running night  and clay. - -   . '      ^  Hunter aud McKinnon from Slocan  Lake are reported to be thinking of  putting a steamer on the lake, and  another steamship owner from North-  port is also considering the project.  There is a big kick to get an increase  of our miserable ohce-a-week mail. At  present the mail is being c.ari-ied chiefly by private parties, and- our people  think nf asking the department to  close this post office here altogether if  they cannot give us a tri-weekly mail,  soas_to let us-run. the! ,whri'_: tliinur  ourselves.-vA very "-strong letter; has  been sent to the member. Hewitt Bostock','on the subject.-  A rich strike nia'de by two prospectors named Humphreys and- Morgan is  reported on the north side'of'the lake.  Assays from samples taken from tbe  surface have gone $18.00 in ' gold and  04 oz. in silver, with' plenty of ore in  sight. - _ '  GRANT-GOVAN   INTERVIEWED  A  Wagon   Road -Started���������A   Railroad  Next Spring  and a  Smelter Eventu-  . ~-  -ally.  .  ..      .��������� -     .   emphasised the fact that it was the  character of the mini's more* than the  showing nf the undeveloped or partially iintlevi'lcipi'el properties that  gave a standing to the country in the  eyes of men of finance.  The News Advertiser has the following interview with Mr. Grant-Govan :  Mr. Grant-Govan, one of the principal shareholders in the B. C. Gold  Fields, Ltd., isatthe Hotel Vancouver,  having arrived here on Sunday. Mr.  Grant-Govan came out from England  a month or two ago aud since-then  has been visiting various places and  mining properties in the Kootenay.  The Company above mentioned, of  which he is a member, is now. devoting most of its attention to tho development of its 19 properties near  Albert Canyon just west of Illecillewaet, where as Mr. Gr.int-Govan  expressed it ton reporter, the company  has about 1,000 acres of mines. The  two principal mini's are' thu Tangier  and Waverley on both of which a  large amount of development work  has been done. On the Tangier,  which is valued by the company at  $1,500,000, the assays run 'at about  three) ounces in gold and GO of" silver-  to tho ton," while the average from  the Waverley is about half an ounce  of gold and 1-10 ounces of silver. On  Monday the building of 25 miles of  wagon road to the railroad at Illecilli-  waet was commenced by Messrs.  John Ross, of Toronto, and McDon-  ough, 300 men were put on the work,  and the road is expected to be completed in six weeks. From'the end of  that time until Christmas the company  expects to get out 1,000 tons of ore,  which they gaurantcc will go over  $100 to the ton. This will be shipped  to Swansea for smelting, perhaps to  Vancouver and then by ship, anel perhaps eastward over the C. P. R., Mr.  Grant-Govan dues not know which.  "Then," he added, " we expect to put  in a railroad in the spring, anel we  think we can get out 5,000 tons per  week. Eventually the company will  probably have its own smelter."  Mr. Grant-Govan deprecates as not  being the best for the country, the  practice of companies, some of which  have a good deal of money of securing  and doing a small amount of development work on all of a large number of  prospects instead of working one or  .two and making mines of them.    He  CORRESPONDENCE.  The Critics of  the Waverley Mine Ltd.  Challenged.  TO  THE  E--ITOI"  OF THE HEIt.VLD :  Sir,���������Tho British Columbia Mining  Critic, the Rosslander and the Mining  Record - have recently published  utic-les dealing in a disparaging manner with the Waverley Mine, and calling in question the price paid for that  propeity to Mr.' Gr.-int-Gov.in's Company. I shall deal more piirticul-'rly  with the article appearing in the Mining Critic of the 2Hh ultimo. The  motto of the journal is : "I am nothing if not critical," and evidently the  it-tide was composed by the man  who adopted this motto. I would en-  qire, is he anything else but critical?.  Is he well informed? Are his statements ill-curate ? Ho is uudoubtedly  critical, hut-it was always my opinion  that decent criticism is usually embellished with tit least some degree of  knowledge, and information as to facts.  All those who have tho gooel of British Columbia "lining enterpiise at  heart, can only since*rely deplore the  publication and circulation of such  despicable, journalism as this, and in  hope that I may in sonie'slight degree  be able to arrest the garbage of such  unqualified penc-illers, I make the following challenge :*-  * "The British _ Columbia Mining  Critic shall nominate an accredited  mining engineer of- this province,  whose appointment shall be ratified  by .the umpires, to thoroughly examine the Waverley Mine. He shall  submit his report to three' umpires',,  one to be'named by the British Col-  r.mbiaJMinirig Critic, one by myself,  and the.other, to be chosen, by^ these  two.     ���������'���������"     " " ...  If in their opinion the present shewing in the Waverley .mine-is not one  of the largest and one of the most valuable mineral deposits yet discovered  iii'British Columbia, I shall pay the  usual fees of the expert's examination  and the charges of the umpiies, and  also shall hand the proprietors of the  Milling Critic, a cheque for $500. On  the other hand, if the property is reported as being of exceptionally great  value which we have represented and  which litis been represented in the  prospectus of the Waverley Mine  -Limiteel.--thcii-the-Miinng-Critic-shall-  pay all such expenses of tho inspection  and in addition baud me a cheque for  $500.  As the locator of _.this propeity, and  now having no further inteiest in it, I  have in justice to Mr. John Grant, to  the Gold Fields of British Columbia,  to Mr. Grant-Govan and to the Waverley Mine Limited, endeavored by this  challenge to explode anel terminate  such unjust criticism, and in doing so,  I am inclined to think that-1 will be  accomplishing a distinct benefit for  the good of (lie mining industry of the  Province. I venture to say lhat I  have more knowledge of mines and  mining than can be acquired at the  desk of an incipient journal, that is  nothing unless it is critical, and I am  disposed to believe that a few exposures of this kind woulel le-ad the public,  to think that this journal's- motto  could aptly be deprived of its last  three words.  I am, Your obedient servant,  Ole Sandbkkg.  Illecillewaet, B.C., July 21th, 1*307.  BROWN IN THE STAND  THE  BLAME  FOR THE  WRECK  LAID   ON   WHITNEY  Whitney and Others   Sold   Their   Proprietary Shares and Did Not Give the  Treasury  Stock   a   Chance���������Haskins-  Did "His Best to Help the Company Out.  and His Intentions Were Honorable .  (SPEdAL TO TIIE  HEH-VLD.)-  Vancouver, July,''31.���������The Orphan'  Boy case is proceeding again. Stipendiary Magistrates R. A. Anderson  anrt'-  Capt. Mellon presiding.    It was shown  that Haskins held back his promoters"  stock   to give the treasury   stock  a  chance.   Whitney and others did not.  Garvey. the complainant, got most of "  of the Whitney stock, which'was sold,  veiy cheap.   Brown swore that Whit-:  ney forged stock aud, put it   on   the  market.    Haskins  used every weans,  to raise the money for a stamp mill on"'  the property, offering"^to' pay  12   percent,   interest.     Arrangements"* were  made for the mill, but t he "manufacturers backed out owing to the  financial - condition   of'' the - Orphan   Boy ���������'  Company,    Brown "swore   that'Huskies claim-was genuine, and that.Has-,  kins had no intention of wrecking the  company.   As a-inatter of-, fact Haskins and he were unfriendly owing to_  an old quarrel. /       '    ._    -   _-  WILL   BE   REPRESENTED   ,  A Prominent Resident of- Tacoma Killed'-  London, July*31.���������The British for-"-  eign office litis notified -the. United '"  States government' that they will'be -"  repiesented at-the Pelagic Sealing"  conference . at Washington in '--'the. "  autumn., }, <-'        ..--,',,  Tacoma,. July  31.���������President   Mfcy.  Cliire*,"of -the'Oregon State.universjty,  fell.over a precipice} and was-killed on'  Tueiciav."-'"-'--.-" ""V . * "J"* ���������'' ��������� ---   .--   ,  DENOUNCED THE -TREATIES.  Great Britain Takes  a   Big   Move   for  '   ' - -O"  Imperial, Unity.  Berlin", July 31.���������The ^commercial"  treaty between Great Britain and the  German Zollverein has been denounced.  Brussels, July 31.���������The -British  government- has'denounced the* com-'  mcrcial treaty with Belgium. .   .'  ANOTHER   DROP, IN   SILVER.  Today's Quotations in the Metal Market.'  Klondike Proverbs  Tho richest gold field is always just  the other side of the range.  A job in hand is worth ever so many  prospects in Klondike.  It costs $2 for every dollar's worth  of gold taken out of the ground.  One never hears of the lo.-ers; it is  the winners who do all the shouting.  Fishermen and gold hunters are  capital yarn spinner-, and it is as  easy to multiply the size of a golel find  as it is to add inches to a fish in telling  the story.  A rainbow is grandly beautiful nt a  distance, but it is very damp and thin  when yon get to it.  "Pike's Peak or Bust" painted on  the side of a prairie schooner, made  interesting reading once*, but it was  poor concolation when the bust came.  About one man in a thousand is  fltted to be a pioneer. You are probably one of the nine hundred and ninety-nine who are not.  In going to the races or to Klondike  it is always just as well to get a return ticket when you start.  New   York, July -3L��������� Bar   silver,'-  oi\. -        * n      "      - ' ^  ABSTRACT   OF   RECORDS'1*'  Revelstoke Mining Division for Ten Days'".  LOCATIONS. V  July 21.���������Maggie Ann, Mountain View, A XV ���������  Cnrtii. ��������� ". i-i  July-__2.���������Nonesuch, Keystone 3.ft, C J Rumens; Iron King, Bonnie Creek,-F Tibbals;  Black Hawk, Keystone Ml. XV II Willcox; Sun-'  dav, Don nie Creek, J Lewis; Treaelwcll, 2U'  miles north of Kcicl'-toke, C W Jackfon.'-  July 21.���������Old Joe, Keystone Mt, A Bourgeois;  Columbian. KciMone Mt. X Uobldcaiix.  July 2e"..���������Florence, Kellie Crock, J I* Kellev;'  Peacock, Downie Creek, W baxlon; Chicl of the  Hill, Iron Hill, Contractor, Downie Creek. H !*_,  Smith; .-cntinel. Cox. Winnebago, Iron Client, ���������  Downie Creek, w II will; Commander, Monitor, Guardian, C J Rumens.  July 27.���������I X Ij, Carnes Creek, W Darcy and  M M Anderson; Cold Bug, 4\4 miles east of  K-pvcMofcc. J H Darbv. e>  July2*i.���������Little Vic, Isaac Creek, W McGil-  vary; Hour I'sw, Lake View, Ivaac Creek, l'at  Glenn etal; Moi;ul, McKenzie Mt, J II White  el al; Good Hope, l������aac Creek, F Vandall; Jen-'  nlc Cameron. Isaac Creek, M Illack.  July 29.���������Humboldt, Lake View Mt, J C Mont-  Eomerv ami e; M Corncnter.  July's).���������muff. Lake View Ml, J W Lane:  Alice Hilda, Naac Creek, W D Thompson; Til.  Ton, G T Atkin'. Lake View Mt; Kingston,-  Lafce View Mt, *., Cowan; Idaho, Lake View  Mi, W Kirkuj.; Oro Finn, Grey Eagle, Lake  View Ml, J C Montgomery and CJM Carpenter;'  Iron Hor-e, Isaac Creek, W Glenn; Orlentnl,  Isaac Creek, Cleorce Stride; Tough Nut, Lako  VicwMt, U K Atkins and J A Smith; Black  Rose, Lake View Mt, W Abrahamson; Bill  Founder, Lake View Mt, C A Guernsey; Jcficr-'  son. Eureka, Halfbrecd, Lake View Mt, J J  Tuttle; Reindeer, Vancouver, Lake View Mt  w Morri*: Golelen Chest, Lake View Mt, J J  Xeedfeld; Hemlock, Lake View Mt, C Abrahamson; Silver Hill, Lake View Mt, J C Mont-  coinerv and C M Carpenter; Tom Thumb, Lako  View Mt, F B Tomer; Last Chance, Lake View  Ml, D w 1'eeples; Carbonate, Lake View Mt, F  Vandall.  Victoria, July 30.���������A" number of'  miners going north yesterday from the  States were turned btick, because unable to pay the duties, and had to dispose of their outfits at a loss.  Edmonton, July 30.���������The news from"  Montreal that the C. P. R. intend to  extend their C. to E. branch .to the  Athabasca Landing, 80 miles north  east of this point, has created great  excitement here. It will open up j,a  new route to the Yukon, by the Athabasca, Mackenzie and Pelly rivers,  which will be entirely through Cana-"  dian territory, nnd almost all the'  way from the Landing by water.  Gold strike stories and snowballs "  rolling down a mountain side always1,  increase in size with the distance"  travelled. ���������r^vir-hm- -m-_M������t-*-n*i-_.>}-A.ui  ������Ai*3fjaaiJlvitSMSSl*iF\'t Jajsnii,;  b  Revelstoke  Herald  Fuhlished In IntcrOBts of  Rovelstoko, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake,  Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eaglo Pass X>iBtrlota.  JOHN SOX  & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  A Soml-Weokly Journal, published In tho  Interests ot RcvclBtoko and tho surrounding  dlEtrlct, Wednesdays and Saturdaj B, making  clowet connections with all trains.  Advertislna Hates: Display ads, ~1.S0 por  column Inch. ������2.00 por Inch when Inserted on tltlo  page. Legal ads,,12o per (nonparoll) lino for  Bret Insertion; 80 for each additional InBortion.  Heading notices, 15c per lino each Ibbuo, Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, froo.  Subscription Rates: By mall or carrier. "2.00  per annum; ~1.~" for six months, Btrlotly in  advance.  Our Job Department: Thk Hkkald Job  Department Ib ono of tho beat equipped  printing otHceB in West Kootenay, and la pro-  pared to execute all kinds of printing in llrst  class style at honest prices- One prico to all.  No job too large���������none too small���������forua, Mail  orders promptly attended to. Give us a trial  on your next order.  To Correspondents: "Wo Invito correspondence on any subject ot Interest to the gcnoral  public, and dealro a reliable regular correspondent tn every locality surrounding  Keveletoke. In all cases tho bona fide namo  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  not neco3EarlIy for publlcatio-i.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, 3.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  c.  1. All correspondence must bo legibly  written on one etde of tho paper only.  J. Correspondence containing porsoual  matter must bo Bigncd with the pr por namo  of the writer.  S. Correspondence with reference to any  thing that has appoared In another paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before It can appear in The Herald.  SATURDAY,  JULY 31,  1S07.  C. B. HUME & COMPANY  Agento:  RAM LAL'S TEA  Wholesale M F, R C H A NTS     Retail  Agents :  Victoria Powder Oo.  Bound for the Hills  Prospectors and miners should not leavo for the hills without ha*ving a look at this stock. Wc  carry full lines of first class Provisions, Men's Clothing, Goodyear's Kip Boots, Prospectors Shoes (a  special line), H. B. Blankets, Mining and Prospecting Picks, long handled spring pointed Shovels, Striking  Hammers, Jessopp's Steels, Blacksmiths' Anvils aud Bellows, Giant Powder 40, 60 aud 75 per cant, Puses  and Detonators.  The Building Boom  Wc have made arrangements to meet tho demands which tho rapid increase of orders in tho building  trade has caused this season. Our lines of Builders' Hardware aro very complete. "Mails, wire and cut, all  sizes and kinds; Locks and Knobs, Hinges, Window Fasteners; Building Paper of various kinds, Tar P-jper;  Linseed Oil, Boildod and Raw; Varnishes, Turpentine, Shellac, White Lead, Dry Paints, (a largo as:ortment)  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  CALGARY GOLD  From tho"Calgary Herald)  Several parties lately have been  testing  the bars  on  the  Elbow  River for gold.   Chief McClelland,  of the Fire Brigade, washed out  two pansful, in each of which he  got about   a   tablespoonful     of  black    sand     showing     several  colours of gold.   In the opinion of  practical miners it would be worth  while putting a grizzly ou these  bars with a view,   of making a  thorough test.    A go'odjplace to  start in would be at the Weasel  Head    Crossing,    where    Messrs  McClelland, Cook and others have  frequently got colours, and about  35 miles further up the river Mr.  McClelland and others have taken  out the yellow stuff in appreciable  quantities.    When it  is  remembered that the rivers of Montana  have yielded considerable quantities of placer   gold and that the  big  streams to -tbe;. north of us  have been, profitably' worked for  years, there is no reason to doubt  .that  the  Elbow will yet be the  scene of valuable .placer diggings.  Stores at Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke, Trout Lake City and Ferguson  AN  CLONDIKE  INTERESTING INTERVIEW  WITH SERGEANT ENGEL  READS    LIKE   A    ROMANCE  The Civil Servant, a monthly  publication issued by the.JCivil  Service Institute, Dublin, Ireland,  is at present publishing a series of  papers entitled " Experiences in  Canada," from the pen of a gentleman who paid a visit to Alberta  sqm^tmiejigc^The .July number  brings the travellef~as~~far~WesT  as Medicine Hat, and the description given of the Dominion  along the C. P. R. from Montreal  to Assiniboia is not |only interesting but, unlike a good many  stories told by passing ^visitor?,  truthful. Tho writer evidently  thought that the truth about  Canada was all that was needed,  and has written accordingly. It  is gratifying to know that one  old country publication is  cribing Canada as it really is,  des-  The last English papers to hand  give accounts of smaller matters  of the jubilee week. A correspondent of the London Times  writes: Oue amusing incident  of jubilee week I have not seen  mentioned iu the paper3,"though  many people observed it. The day  before the great procession a  costermonger's. cart made a tour  of the decorated streets in the  west end,conveying the owner and  party on a round of sightseeing.  The animal that drew it was  gay with a saddle cloth on which  was conspicuously inscribed, "The  donkey will -praise the Queen at  intervals"���������a promise which was  kept by a loud braying every few-  minutes, to the,, great amusement  of the passersby.  The Conservatives of Western  Assiniboia are said to be incubating a new paper. There is some  talk of buying one ol the Regina  papers, whose proprietors both  turned Liberal in a sudden and  mysterious manner during the  past year. It is worth noting  that they are both in receipt of  Government pap, just as they were  under the old aministration. It  is also worth noting that the  Edmonton Bulletin and Thk  Herald aro about the only North  West newspapers which can get  along without pap���������and it's a poor  paper that can't.  The Most Marvellous Placer Diggings  Ever Discovered���������How to Get Into  the Country���������A Warning to Intending  Gold Seekers���������Starvation  in Winter  The Calgary Herald has the following interesting interview on the new  mining region:  Just before boarding the train at  Revelstoke station the other- day a  Heuald representative was fortunate  enough to meet Serjeant .Engel, one  of the Yukon detachment of North  West Mounted Police who went to the  faraway gold fields two years ago under Capt. Constantine. The Sergeant,  who'is a well informed Englishman,  has been acting as chief clerk for Capt.  Constantine, in which capacity, and  as recorder of ruining claims, lie hael  unusual opportunities of observation.  He left the Clondike district on June  20th and was fortunate enough to  make connections so_ as to complete  the trip inside oE a month.  FABULOUS STORIES.  Sergt. Engel was at one time stationed at Calgary and having heard  little news during his two years' exile  was eager to hear what had been going on. lie tlien gave Tii_~IIer1*.���������t_>  representative a long and extremely  absorbing account of his experiences  in the most remarkable gold country  yet discovered on this planet, and  whose almost miraculous strikes have  set the whole continent in a fever of  excitement. -  "How were the diggings first discovered?" asked The Herald.  " Il was in August of last year that  the first big strike was made," saitl Mr,  Engel, A man named Cormack, locally  known as ' Slwash George.' owing to  his having married an Indian woman,  was working with Indians near Forty  Mile and they told him of a creek out  of which they had long been accustomed to taking out gold. He got  theni to guide him over and the first  pan he washed contained twenty-live  cents. lie jumped. Five cents a pan  is good digging; ten cents  is a I'ortTUNi-:.  " He went on and soon got ij.2 to the  pan, then !"S.2C. He then staked a  claim and made tho two Indians stake  one on each side of him, anil after  taking out a considerable quantity of  dust anel,.nuggets went back to get  supplies, lie told other miners of his  find, hut they only laughed, as Si w:v<=h  tfeorgewas noted for having a golel  excitement once a month. However,  the next time he returned and s-hnwed  his gold the stampede' commenced anti  in a short time Bonanza, creek was)  staked from end to end.  " Before winter set, in as high as SO)  to the pan was being taken out, anel in  one place a bucketful of gravel yielded  $12 PER SHOVEL.  " What >vas the biggest nugget  taken out ? "  " The biggest I saw was worth about  S300, but it was reported that a SIM  nugget was found." |  " What about other discoveries ? "  " Well, Eldorado creek was located  soon afterwards and big finelr, were;  also made on Indian river, Hear creek  and other streams. Bonanza anel H\  Dorado arc tributaries of tlie Clondike;  river, which Hows into the Yukon  river1,' and the diggings are well within  Canadian territory."  *' How rnanv claims are located ? "  '��������� About 700."  "Is it correct that the police boys  brought out $210,000."  " No ; wo all did well, but nothing  like that sum was brought out. Tlieie  were only six of us came back, Insp.  Strickland, Staff Sergt. Hayne, Corp.  Newbrook, Const. H. Jenkins, Const.  Telford and myself. Const. S.W.Jenkins, who went from Macleod. made;  $10,000 without.turning a shovel. He  went over from the post one Sunday,  staked a claim and got back in time  for  duty  on  Monday  morning.   He  then gave half the claim to a working  partner and shortly afterwards sold  out for $-10,000 cash. He is staying tip  there to wind np bis affairs, and will  then, like the rest of us, purchase his  discharge and pull out."  " How is Dr. Wills doing?"  "Ah, yes; Dr. Wills is an old Calgary  man. He owns four or five claims on  the best creeks and will certainly pull  out with a ,big fortune.' One of his  claims has ii, paystreak - 400 feet wide  and ten feet deep."  " What about the stories of groat  fortunes being. made by miners in a  fow months, Sergeant ?"  " Well, some are probably exagger  ated, for tho men who strike it rich  are usually reticent. One man, Alec.  McDonald, had a thousand dollars.and  by buying up, working and dealing in  claims, made ������350,000 in three years,  which is a long time up there. Many  ol lhe men made all tho way -from  SpaO.OOO to half a million in less than a  vear. You see, the returns came all at  b'nee-. In winter, which lasts" from  Scptt-imber 15, Lo May 15, the gravel is  frozen solid and has to be thawed out  Iiy burning." The pay dirt is piled on  the dump untifspring, and.as soon as  water is obtainable the clean-up takes  place and Lhe gold is taken out. Two  of the lucky men who came down with  us on the "Portland were Sloan and  Wilkinson, of Nanaimo, B. C. The  rest are mostly Americans with a few  French Canadians."  "Surveyor Ogilvie, who is now surveying claims, estimates that between  "40,000,001 and S0O,00O,iJO0 will be  taken ' out of the claims already  located. Some of them are deep and  jy*ll l"������_st.flft.eeivye.ar5.='  " "What lsTKe^siiciS^b^tr-claim?'-*-^--^" =  "500 feet long and extending from  bank to bank of the stream, The  Government imposes -no miner's  license. Anybody is allowed to take  up a claim and the fee for recording it  is $15 for the first year, and ������100 the  Second year. Miners' wages are $15 a  day."  What are the principal camps in the  district?"     '    ���������  "Fort Ciidahy, Forty Mile and Dawson City. The first was our original  post, hut the police have been moved  le> Dawson, whicli is three miles frrun  the mouth of JrSonnnz i crei-k. Thu  police have bean doing all the; ("ovi-in-  ment work so far. C.'apt. Constantine  our chie_-r, was practically gove-riiinc-nt  agent. We did the land business  customs work, mine recording and  kt'pt order, though this last was not a  hard job.   We hael only  ONE   CRIMINA ",   CASE  of a serious nature. It was a case of  stabbing during a drunken row. We  ari't'stcd the man ami bad him committed for trial, but that was tis far as  we could go. There is no judge! and  as wc; were getting Miort of rations wc  let him go on heavy bail.  "There is remarkably little stealing.  The fact i3 that gold is **o plentiful  that it i.s not worth while stealing it  A saloon keeper at Pawet.ti kept his  gold lying in a heap tSn the*,floor of his  shack���������half a million dollars* Worth-1-  anel though there was no lock on the  door it was ejtiite safe. Harry jVsh, a  saloonkeeper at the rnouth of the  Clonelike, showed nie where he was  taking in $1,000 a night. Drinks anel  cigars are :>0 cents each. There being  no regular oflice we had to do the recording of claims on t.be snlocn."."  (TO HE CO-.-TT.NUED.)   ^   Tt is stated that Dr. Edwards, of  Ottawa, formerly of Qu'AppclIc, bus  liee-n appointed inspector of Industrial  schools anel the Regina jail.  John Sills, of Picton, Ont., "arrived  on Monday's train. Mr. Sills ha  taken an interest, with Judge* Koulenti  in his mining sthenic up the 'river .ind  will remain a short time to investigate  its possibilities.���������Edmonton   Hulletin.  W. A. Eraser's oil boring party is  ope;rr.ting at Pelican rapids, about 100  mile.s'down the Athabasca lrom the  L'indirig. They have reached a depth  of .&*������ feet and are making good rn>  grcss with favourable indications of a  successful result.  Tho towns of Edmonton, Macleod  and Prince Albert have been added to  tho list of places'where coal oil may be  imported in tank etu*;.. This is elone*  to meet the demands of the North  West, for relief from the payment ot  double freight charges.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1855  Paid up Capital    -    $2,000,000  RestFui-d   -    -    -    1,400,090  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Macpherson," President  S, H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M.' Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. 1". Cleghorn     r  H. Marklancl Molson  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manager  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector ���������  The bank receives on" favourable  terms the accounts of individuals, firms,  bankers' and municipal and other  corporations. -    -���������  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  English and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANCHES :    '  Wholesale dealeis in  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta. ���������  Clinton, Ont." ,  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,.  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  - SI,. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg,e~>nt,  Norwich, Ont.  -��������� C AIiG ARY^BR ANCE"^^  Geo. C   McGregor ML^p  wwsii'EG im-tmcit  T. B. Phepoe. CTaua~-er  Ottawa, Onfc.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, Ont  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto.Tunc'n.Onl  Trenton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock.Ont .  Winnipeg, Man  Ales, Wii\es5 Spirits an,d Cigars.  ���������**-'- _. a _.__*������������������ *- ~~-  Agents foi'^K. W.. Kam Co.'s Pianc', and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated* Bicycle.  "���������'-_. .   ������)       .  RevelstCte, British Columbia.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHU11CH ��������� Bovolatoko.  Preaching services at It a.m. tiDd 7:110  p.m. Class meeting at tho close ot the  morniiiK service. Mihbath School and Bible  Olasa at 2:30 p.m. -Weekly prayer meeting  every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Tho  public aro cordially Invited.   So-its freo.  HEV. J. A. WOOD. Pa-tor.  /"HURCH OF ENGLAND ��������� Itovbletoko  *~f Services: Daily, evening prayer5, p.m.'  except on Fridays . when it i3 at 7 p. m.  with sddrees. Sundays: Holy Communion  8 n.m., morning: prtvyer II. ovonlng proyc-r 7:'I0������  First Sunday in month Holy Communion at  morning services.   - FRANK A. FORD Vicar. '  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Rcyclstoleo.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:S0  p.m. Bib'o CI to? at 2::I0 p.m., to which  nil nre welcome. Prayer meeting at 8 p.m,  every Wednesday.  -=���������-    ���������' BEV,^P_���������D,_MUII"._:P_gstor._-_  ROMAN   CATHOLIO   CHURCH ���������Revelstoke.    Mass   fourth   Sunday in  month  at 10:30 a.m.  IMPERIAL BW  DF CANADA  Head Office,  Paid Up Capital  Reserve     -   -   -  Toronto  ���������   $1,963,600  -     1,156,800  Directors  II. S. Howland,  President  T.TI..M e-rntt,Vicc Pres., (St.Catharines)  William Itamsav, Robert Jaflray,  Hugh llyan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  D. It. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  ,   North West and British Columbia  Var-couvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  Rrandnn     I Portage la  Calgary       ' Prairie  Edmonton iPrince Albert  Ontario  Efsex Niagara Falls   ]St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Col borne .Toronto  Gait Rat Portage     JWelland  Ingersoll   'SanltSt. Muriel Woodstock  :St, Catharines j  Agents in Great Britain���������Lloyd's  Batik, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with v.-hoin money may be deposited  for tr.-tu.-'fer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank;  St, Paul. Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest, allowed.  Debentures��������� ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold  Purchased  A. R. B. HEARN.  Manager Revelstoko Branch.  Royal Hotel  ^n     n at .a any  Near the O. P. R., Station.  Rates to suit the times, from $1 to  $1.50   per   day,   according to  location of rooms.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Reilly & Archer, Proprietors .  .REV. FjVTHER PEYTAVIN.  C. B. Paeleah  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  Prst-class in every respect.    Good accommodation,   llest  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in  town.        Centrally    located  ---Choice���������W-meg,^Liquors-^.ai)d-^.C.igar.--. _  Best-   accommodation. Kate's    SI     per    day.  St.' Leon   Hot   Springs,   on  Upper   Airo'.v Lake,  run in connexion.  . ARCHITECT. .  and DESIGNER  Kstlmatcs furnlshetl.   I'lanB nnd spoci-  ' llcalions made. Am also prepared to do  Btion  nnd job   work  un   tho   Bhortcut  notico.     Satisfaction   guaranteed   in  every case.   Oall or wrlto for terms.  Main Street      ���������      Revelstoko  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In������Good Stylo nt Lowest Prices.  Douc.r,j\s Struct ��������� Ri-vf.lstoke  Wendell Maclean  Wholesalo  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders-Promptly Attended To.  f'22-tf  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies-  HAY, timothy and prairie; OATS.  CHOf. BKAN, HHOR1S. -"LOUR.  l'OTATOE*-. EGO-". HUITEB,  FISH. HAMS, BACON, Kic���������  FROM I^ELLY BROTHERS  Brown & Clarke, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  When at ..  B.C. I  The gateway to the great  East^cotenay  ���������1  gold fields  - assures you every comfort, exquisite  tables nnd commodious rooms   ���������  Headeiuarters for commercial and  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  Fort Ptoelo StoRO leaves Kootenay  Houso   every  Tuesday.  Strictly First Class        S.ADL-iR, Propr.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithiner*) Jobbing  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithine;  Shoet   ron "Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty-���������a--.  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  W  A- NETTLE  Carpenter and Contractor  Plans and Estimates Prepared  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Reco Street SjVNDON  SUM  Albert Stone  Propp.  i,JR fl'ted, Ealarprod, Improved every way  SI Best $1 CO a. day hotiee in town.  -  AlChoice Wines. Liquors and CiRtrs.  _iTlio prospector's home.     Ko Bus.  Front st.   REVELSTOKE  W. G. BIRNEY  i,   Painter  Signs and Paper Hanging  A Specialty.  Addrcsa care of Union Ho el  Revelstoke  Any one Requiring  WOOD  " Can buy it  Cheaper from  W. Fleming  Than you can afford to  steal it and take the  chances of being caught  Dtfay  1 ���������*���������*/������������������-**Spe laity  11-*y Ui6-u Pfiees  LiEE & ATKI^SOfi  Builders and Dealers ir-  Curriages,  Buggies,   Buckboards  Democrats,. Road   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage "Wagons,  u      Etc.', Etc.  Second hand Buggies,  etc. always  on hand  Write us for prices, and particulars.  We can build you a rig   to order  they can't be beat.  CHUGR.*~_Y,       ������       AIlSE_f~TjH. %  Its All in -the Kootenay Guide .1  THE FAIR  PRACTICALLY    CLOSED   DOWN  YESTERDAY  //:Y  ARTHUR TYLRS   SUCCUMBS  To His Injuries From the Shooting  Accident���������Passed Away Last Night  ���������A Calgary Man Dies In Winnipeg  General   Hospital���������Cause Unknown  WiNNii'i-i". July 27.���������Arthur Tyres,  who, whilu in charge of the shooting  gallery last Saturday, was accidentally  bhot in the stomach by a caroli'ss  small boy, died in the Hospital last  ' night.    The Industrial fair practically closed  last night when the largest attendance  of the week was present. It is estimated that the directors will como  out behind financially. Otherwise the  1S07 fair has eclipsed all previous exhibitions.  E. Allan, of Calgary, died in the  General Hospital hero yesterday. Tho  causo of death is unknown. The  funeral will take placo at Brookside  cemetery this afternoon.  SAD ACCIDENTS  THE SMALL BOY   GETS IN   HIS  DEADLY WORK  Arthur Tyers Shot in the Stomach���������In  a Serious ��������� Condition���������A Halfbreed  Takes Cramps and Is Drowned���������  Results of Sports���������Last Day of Fair  Winnipeg, July 20.���������Arthur Tyers,  who was in charge of the shooting  gallery al tho fair grounds on Saturday was accidentally shot in tho stomach by a small boy who was playing  with the riiles on the counter. The  wounded man's condition is very serious. He is a brother of Nurse Tyers of  the Calgary General Hospital.  , Joseph Bcceid,. a halfbreed, while  bathing in the Assiniboine River near  Silver Heights, took cramps and was  drowned,  The championship   .trap    shooting  tournament which took place   on Saturday was won  by  F.   Scott  with a  . score of 3S.    W.   AI. ��������� Ferguson  came  second with 37.  '���������  Tho tennis championship of the  province was retained by A. D. McLean who defeated XV. Bain on Saturday.  Today is the last day of the fair and  everything looks well for the largest  attendance of this year, as there are  still large numbers of viitors from  outside points in the city.  Keep Your  Eye   on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  is the richest mining district in British Columbia .  Ferguson  is right in the heart of  Lardeau's richest mines  Promising Ferguson Claims  Cascade Group Pool Group  Galena Prince Gr'p  Silver Chief Group  Great Home Group Big Five Group  Wagner Group Abbott Group,  American Group      Glengarry Group  Black Eagle Group   Blackburn Group  Pilot Knob Group    Holy Moses Group  Highland Group       Ped Plume Group  Each group contains from 3 to 18 claims  J\  A BIG BLAZE  WIARTON NEARLY   WIPED OUT  BY FIRE  The Heart of  the   Business   Portion of  'the town���������Big  Stores   and   Offices  Consumed  by   the    Flames ��������� .The  Total   Loss   Not   Yet Ascertained  WiAltTO"-, Ont, July 2(5.���������The heart  of the business portion of Wiarton  was burned out early yesterday morning. The business places destroyed are  Saddlier Bros, large dry goods store;  Fielding's flour and feed store. Fishers  drug store*. Davis'- jewellery, Davis'  tailor shop. Miller's ollice; Whichor's  oflice, Jlcrc-intile Institute and seveial  other places of business. The to' al  Iofs cannot be ascertained but will be  very large.  ANOTHER MONTREAL FIRE  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma  Gieat Northern  Hillside  Sunshine  Black Prince  Silver Queen  True  Fissure  ���������Towser  Silver Cup.  All within a radius of 1 to 6 miles  Ferguson is the Terminus  of   the    projected   Lardeau   Railway���������to   be   built   this   summer.  At the present ground floor price the best real estate investment on  -    ,    the niamet is FERGUSON lots. _-    -----   -  -  W. H.V ICKERS  .,    AGENT; FERGUSON TOWNSITE '  A Corner Lot at $160 "ft, % l_^ed,  An Inside Lot at $lio ^$?750^^a  IMMENSELY RICH  DEPOSITS     OF     GOLD    FOUND  IN SOUTH AMERICA  -$20,ooo^Gone^Up.^m^Sn_pl_re__n______atei-  Supply Short���������Firemen   Had   Hard  Work to Extinguish the Flames.  AIox-ntKAL, July 2C.���������A disastrous  fire in this city yesterday afternoon  in the east end abbtttoirdiel damage to  the extent of ~20,0U0. This is the  second fire within a few weeks, and an  investigation will be held. There was  an inefficiency of water at the time,  and the fire got such a headway that  it was impossible for the firemen to  atopic A large number of lives were  saved by lhe bravery "of the firemen.  THEY'RE OPPOSED  The Goldfields of Falous Inka Which  Were Supposed to be Shams Are  Found to be Full of the Yellow  Metal.  SjVN Francisco, July 20���������Recent  advices from Peru' which have been  confirmed by O. Demoranto," the pe-  troleum-magnato,=-no\v- in���������this^ city,,  state that the-.wonderful strikes reported from the Klondyke region have  been totally eclipsed by fabulous  discoveries of gold in the South American Republic. In the interview he  savs he no longer has any doubt that  the Falous Inka "goldfields, which  have been considered as myths so long  by the intelligent people of Peru, have  at last been discovered. The location  of the newly discovered bonanzas is in  the depths of Cncosso and Puna. - on  the easterly border of the boundary,  which have so long been famous for  their richness in precious metals.  FOR CLONDIKE  The Trade and Latour Council Thinks  There are Enough Men  in  Canada EASTERN  to Build the C. N. P. Railway.  Ottawa, July 20.���������The Trade and  Labour Council is opposed to Hon.  Clifford Sifton,Minister of the Interior,  bringing out people from the old country to work on the Crow's Nest Pass  railway. They contend that there are  enough people in Canada at present  rcejuiring work to build the railway.  PEOPLE     GET  GOLD FEVER  THE  .QUEEN'S PRIZE  It   Was   Won By   Privates   Ward   of  Devonshire.  London. July 20.���������Private Ward,  of the Devonshire regiment won the  Queens prize at Bisley on Saturday.  ALBERTA COPPER  A Party of   Nine   Hamiltonians   Start  for the Gold   Field   to. Search for  the   Yellow   Metal ��������� A   Montreal  . Syndicate to Send a C. E.  JHamilton, July 27.���������Alderman Jas.  Miller Findlay.'and eight other Hamil  tonians leave on Monday bound for  Klondyke in search of gold. The  party propose taking a tug which will  go by rail tp Edmonton. Thence over  porfjage about sixteep miles to Mackenzie rivei', whence the boat will be  launched.  Montreal, July 27.���������A. T. Genest,  O. E., leaves on August 8th for Klondyke gold fields on behalf of the Alontreal syndicate. He will have seven  or eight assistants.  Rock from Near Banff Produces a Good  Impression in Spokane.  Percy F. Godenrath, of the firm of  S. Norman & Co., is in receipt ot  specimens of copper rock from recent  discoveries made by P. AlcCarthy,  Q. C.. and Alajor. Walker, of Calgary,  N. W. T., near Bar.lf, the* Canadian  National Park, on the east slope of the  Rocky mountains. The lead extends  for over half a mile and the samples  assayed in this city run $18.18 per ton.  There is not the least doubt that the  eastern slope of the Itockics is just as  heavily mineralized as the west,  though this field has never boon prrs-  pected. Yet it has been known by  the Indians to i.-ontain copper anel  other minerals from which they have  made war appliances and ornaments.  ���������Spokesman-Review.  DROWNED  Three Young Boys Supposed to   Have  Been Drown m  Round Lake.  AVuitewood, Assa., July 27.���������Boy  Guerin, son of Dr. Guerin and Harrv  and Clandon Hawkes, sons of J.  Hawkes, Editor of the Wlntewood  Herald, went out in a bout, on Round  lake Sunday. Not returning for some  time a search party went outandfounil  the boat capsized and the boys' hats  floating on the water.  CANADA'S CHEESE EXPORT.  London, July 27.���������According to  statistics just issued it is learned that  during 1SSXJ England imported from  C-jqaela 01,755 tons of cheese.  A  Surprise  for   Her   In  ller  Husband'*  -Laboratory. '.     *  Mrs. Thomas    A. Edison'   is a   -very  beautiful woman.    If one hears  singularly little about her beauty    it is  undoubtedly   because  she  never  seems   to  tbiuk  about it  herself.    It i3 all very  well   theoretically  to   s,ay    that  unconsciousness enhances beauty, end for tbe  discerning it may; but the most of people are more  impressed by the  woman  who carries herself as if she were beautiful (as the French say) than by loveliness that has uo  coquetry, that shows  no deep attention to the toilet,  that 19  genuinely inattentive to its own claims.  Jlrs. Edisou    belongs to  this last type,  "iinel tlius~Blie"haa-a_niiivete-tliat-tlie-olU-  Italiau painters, at any rate,"would have  deeply   appreciated.   She   looks   like   nn  Italian,   for  her coloring is  softly,   not  glttteringly, brunette, with a superb com  piexion, the skin peculiarly fine in texture, and a rich, deep color in her cheeks.  She is, perhaps, the only woman within  a nnndrcd miles of New York that  is  fitted by beauty nnd expression to make  a  pe*rCcct  model  for  a  Madonna.  For.  tliouffk she looks young, ns if she were  in the early twenties, she has the quiet  poise  of  the  wife  nnd  njother.  Sha   is  (riven, in general society, to talking out  little.    She is as  untouched by modern  restlessness as if she were a Greek wo  rutin, and looks as if she could sit still  for an hour any time without nn effort,  nntl nt tho snmo time she shows that she  ir perfectly alive, easily interested, nud.  responsive on the subjects Unit   nppetil  to her; these arc, first. Air. Edison and  her   children;   nnel   next,   children   nnd  their education in generul.    She studiei  the  subject  of  Infant    education  in. n  really  scliolSrly������way.  nnd  .studies  with  great intelligence nnel devotion to iwiko  all  gooel  iele*ns  nntl   discoveries in  that  field serve her little boy and girl.   Tlii'ii  wlthout the nir of condescension in sncli  enses,  she devotes  much time tn rending  detective   novels  with  Mr.   Ellison.  Ye*s,  the detective novel    is a favorite*  diversion with that great brain, nnd the  Mndonna-facod wife of his    bosom     Is  seriously attentive to his needs In this  way,   and  continually  gathers  up  anything she can find that she thinks will  meet the case.    She  rends them  with  him. whether with any other sciitim.'tit  than that of a happy sense of duty Jul;  filled.   It fs  impossible  to  discover.  Ihk  when  it  comes  to  the  KClenUfic  works  that he devours  as  a regular met she  elves up.    Mrs. Edison is not scientitic:  she has ns little affinity for physics ns  other typical women, and that Is saying  a good deal, but a tmc story of a recent  occurrence at the great laboratory w.iiilel  seem to show that one might go further  and sav she has less affinity for physical  science than most women: that loss know-  led ee of it rnhs off on her.    She, with  pride*, was showing some friends abont  the laboratory and trying vnguely to tell  there  things:  they  found   her  more  at  homo   in   cleaning  the  smuts  off     Mr.  Edison's face titan  in  any other pbnse  of laboratory work, bnt still they wpi-o  not prepared for her complete astonishment when a workman enmo along anil  lit a gas jet bv electricity! she had never  heard   of  such   n   thing before.     INow.  is not lhat a delicious story? Any one  ought to re*c*ogni7.e> its voreiry for it is the  Vint" of thins that only real life* has lhe*  happy nudnclty to rnrapoiinii. Dre--ss an"  eencietv  are  the*  least  of   Mrs.   Edison i  Interests, ">nt  she usually    leaves    her  home  in   Orange*.   N.J.,   and.   with   lior  husband, stavs nt seimo New- 1 ork nott'I  fnr a fow tvet'k.s in the* height of the *������*a-  sr.n.  . Tt. is  for music  chiotly that this  migration is made, and operas and concepts* arc the entertainments where they  are oftencst seen.���������Leslie's Weekly.  ITnmly.  ^fc  CO YEARS'  EXPERIENCE.  '%  Mrs. Ilighllat���������There's a rent iu your  coat, Hubby.  -   Mr. Ilighllat���������I  wish    it was  iu  the  socket.  Mrs. Highflnt���������Why?  Mr. Highllat���������I'd give it to tho-landlord.���������New York Journal.  It Looked I.Ike a Blunder.  "I'm afraid I made a mistake about  Blimbcr to-day." * * y  "How was that?"  r "Why, Blimber has just got back from  a fishing trip, and when it conies to fish  stories Blimber is the worst liar, in ihe  diocese. I got in Uie car this morning  and Blimbcr made room for nie. Just .is  soon as I sat down I ������aw that he was  going to open up, nnd so I asked him  to change places with mc."  "What did yon do that for?"  "So as to get hini_oiiithe side next my  deaf onr. jVnd stiy.^w'nttt do you think?  Blamed if he didn't pull out a ten tlnll.ir  bill and say something that I couleln't  understand, nntl when I shook my head  he put It back again."  ���������'A ten  dollar bill?"  "Ye*s. He's owed mo ~10 for sis  months."���������Cleveland Flain Dealer.  CnRtly I anq IPtR.  Perry Patettic���������.list think of them  guys that has diuncrs costin' $10 to $20  a *plato. -,       ...  Wnydown Watson���������That ain't nolhiii'.  I've done better than that.  "Oh. yes."  "Tell you I have. I broke into an old  jay's kitchen an' took n pie an' a chbk-  f-n an' it cost nie $100���������in days, of  course."���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  An ]_.xpcnB*re _Dl6cnFO.  "Doctor, I think I have tonsilitis."  "I doubt it.     Tonsilitis is !j>5_"  "Good  Caesar!"  "But I think your case is simply sore  throat."  "IIow much is that?'  "One dollar."  "That's better." ��������� Cleveland Tlain  Djaler. .  He "Vim -Cngacrel.  Owner of Show���������What d!d you say  your specialty wns?  Applicant for Job���������I am a crack and  fancy shot with pistols.  "Does your act take well?"  "Does it? I have made a hit every  place I've exhibited."���������Cincinnati Com-  inercial-Tribunt*.   It "tnlsfie a Doubt  Koxoy���������I am beginning to disbelieve  the classics.  ;    Knoxcy���������I  don't understand.  | Soxey���������The old Greek poets and historians cracked up their countrymen as  fighters, nnel I think the old codgers must  have beca.-lOjVOiisl3. .writing, in rhyme.  TRADE MARK-,  DESIGNS,  COPYRIGHTS 4.C.  Anyone sending n sketch nnd description may  quickly ascertain, free), whetber an invention Is  probably patentable.   Cotnniunlcntions strictly.  e-ontldcntltil. Oldest tiRency forRoci-ring patents  .In America.   Wo have) u Washington oflice.  .   Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  =special notice In tlm * ���������-- - - ���������--  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,  beautiful Ir illustrated, largest circulation of  any- ad entitle JournuK weekly, terms $3.00 a year;  H.nOKix months. Specimen copies and IlAjtD  iJooK on Patents Bant free Address  MUNN '&   CO.,  301 Broudway, Now York.  F. McCarty  Assayers, Mir-i^g ar-d  Milling Engineers  Office and Metallurgical Works at  523, First Street, a few doors  -vest oi' Hotel Spokane,  SPO^jH-IE - - WASHINGTON  PRICE LIST FOR ASSAYING:  Wholosa and Retail  Silver, assay....  Gold and silver,  assay    l 50  Gold, silver aud  lead, KBsny    2 50  Gold, silver and  copper, assay..   3 CO  Gold  and silver  bullion,assay..   2 00  Z'nc, assay    3 00  Sulphur. asaBy... 3 00  Mercury, assay.. 5 00  Melting andreQn-  ing bars    2 00  00   LIuio, analysis.. $ 3 CO  Silica, anal) sis.  Coal partial, an.  Tin. assay   Nickel, aisay S10  to   Cobalt, BBSay 510  to   Antimony, as _Ty  Arsenic, assay..  Aluminum,aas'y  Platinum, assay  MeltinK.rc fining  ana assayirg..  00  500  5 tO  15 00  15 00  10 00  5 10  500  500  300  | anadian  \ Pacific F$  SOO PACIFIC LINE  Cheapest, quickest and.best route '  Toronto. New York, Philadelphia, -  __ . Montreal, Boston HaUfax-^all   "    -  Eastern and European Points  Butcher  Dealer in:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoko Station   ���������   -   B. C  Fop Youp  -House Cleaning  Send for samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from 10c, 12*o  13c up to 50c a roll. Mail  orders carefully attended to  Linton Brothers  Calgary, Alberta  It-itce given on api-.ica.tion for working tests  or ores on samples of ono to "(ty pounds.  Wo have tho most complete equipment in  the North West for toting ores and determining tho kind of machinery necessary for the  rceluctlon of tho eamo.  Postal rate on oro ono cent per ounco. Send  at least tlireo ounces for as&ay.  Inspections and reports in on mining  property.  Air. K, K. IfcNnmarei. tf this "nil is the  Inventor of "Tlio McNamara" Two Stinip  Mill, which bas a guaranteed capsclty of from  live tosovon tonapcr day: S5 taitt per cent ol  the gold Is saved in the balicrv. Can add as  many batteries as doslrrel. Estimates and  prices on application Remember that w.  make a fpccialty of Ileal Kaiato and Mines,  "Touriit Car8*"leave~ilevelst6ke^  daily for St.-Paul: for. Toronto  every Monday; and for; Montreal  and Boston every Thursday. '��������� y -  Train leaves Revelstoke for all*-  points south daily except' Sunday;  arriving daily except Monday.  Empress of India,*.' Empress of  Japan andEmpress of China Bailing  every four weeks for China ana  Japan. *     .,',,*  Warimoo, Miowera and Aorangi  sailing every four weeks for Honolulu, Suava and all Australian and  New Zealand ports.���������       -- ���������-���������  For full particulars apply to nearest  O.P.It. Agent or to  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  H. XT. BUcGRKGOR. ' ���������    -.  Travelling PuMcngof Agent, Kelton.  E J.COYLE, 1Mb. P������aaenger Agent, Vanoouver  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  DR. ALLEN'S  Hoof Remedy  For   use  in   cases   -where  disease   eats  off the horn  of the hoof  Also  a Never Failing; Remedy  For i'uiigus growth of iles-.li  in any "tiape whatever, or  old   standing   sores   that  other remedies have Failed  to cure.  Try It and Save Your Horse  Here is u uever failing remedy.  For sale by  W, A. ALLEN  Veterinary Surgeon       Calgary  Workmanship Guaranteed  ���������   ���������Terms Cash  Spokane Falls and JioptUepn  .Nelson and Ft. SUeppapd  Red Mountain R^s..  The only aU raU rout������ "without ch'use of  ca7 ^t^een Spokane. Northport. Rowland  and Nelson; also between ftmlandand  ftclson. ^  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY.  If You .Have a  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to invest in  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow, write at once to  -JJI.MES   L.   FORD   &  CO.  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  901 Riverside Ave.   ���������   Spokane, Wash  MITCHELL   &   C>  INSURANCE   AND  COMMISSION   AGENTS.  MINING   BROKERS.  Calgary, Alberta.  I.KAVK. NORTH ORT ARBtVE.  Fi-r9n������>)?n6~                ���������' -    FromSpoka-ic-  ForM-������.Skni- ���������"-���������*" -"!*I  l-50jp.ni   For Nelson���������  1:50 p. m   ..... ......... ....iscOp.m.  From Roadand���������   ���������-..."������. 40 a.m.  From Nelson���������   12.47 p.m.  Close connections at Nelson with ���������_>.__,������.,  for KmIo and all Kooten^_S_?JJtoS?^  Passengers foe Kettle' River and Bourdarr  Creek conneict at Morons with stage dally.  HevelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   band.  Drs. McK-chnie, nnd cjea, Attendants *  G.yL- WOODWORTH  M. A.. LI,. B.  Notary, Conveyancer, Btc.  Mines oad Real Bstate.  Slccas Citt     -     -     Eeiti-h CbZ.tr.tB'U ���������*, -,l,**rtW^-^'m (.vi  ���������s  DRUGS  Jt.   ililJOiilj  Medicines  Stationery  Fancy Goods  r  Toilet Soaps  Wall Papers  Current  Literature  s  Webb  'onfectionery  C<  Canada Drug & Book Co., Ld,  Revelstoke���������Nelson���������Regina.  LOCAL  AND _GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General   Items   Round   and  About Revelstoke.  J "civ potatoes at C. C IItune & Co.  3. Knoivles came in from Ferguson  yi'^tci day.  .Miss Ollie Armstrong is starting a  noivslaiid in Ferguson,  _R.1~. I'eltipieco of tlio Herald, is  away on a business (rip to the La I'll win.  A slock of drugs for Mr. Koicl's new  stoic at J-'crguson left lhe Landing on  Thursday.  jlr. AV. "I. Brown went clown to tliu  St. Lyon Hot Springs on Thurstliiy  evening.  Mi~. 11. Clark and Master W. Beavo  lC.iiiiK-cl ft-oin a visit to Clinton yesterday morning.  The customs mlnnis froin this snli-  poil fe'i- July shew a lotnl value of ini-  portsof y.3.]Ii',ii). dulv cullc-tcd Rl,-  "Sl.OS.  Mr. C. 11. Coui'ii. In-other in law of  Dr. Jeffs, is visiting him. . Mr. Cotien  is mi ;i l.-trge way of business as a druggist in Ti'inuio.  The: Kevel.-Loko Development Co.  have got their iiinchini'i'V set tip and  will have ihe watet lunning in the  flume next week.  A weekly mail service is to be esta-  hlhlu-ci by the Doiiiiiiii.n  govei-nment  b'.-tween Tagish  Lake   tiiul   Klondike  by dc.g.-leigh.-, next winter,   with  sta-  ��������� loinrcveiri-iifry-nrlesr-1���������" "=-^=-   Mr. J. T. Abey litis returned from  a  '.U'C".-__sf!i! Im-ii  trip   into  the  Lai-  ���������...-.nt. IL- h,i.- made arr-iiigeinonts to  1-iit up -t litiildintr on Kellie .St.. Trout  Like City, for- ,i drug store.  A cMt.li-gi-.tiii fiiun London has been  "fTi-tin-d in Vieioi-ia stilting that,  JKi-c!'..'!l ('..lu'it litis been succes-ful.in  lvii-ir.g tin- fi'-.'i.ii/l noce.-snry to carry  ���������"'il tiie coiH'.mction of the Cassia..*  *.\.-:ili.ii.  Tr.r- ('. P. ]*���������_. s. ���������.-. Trail is expected  -���������- 'i.iiv.- i,.-.:t V.'etiiie-vtl.-iv to make a  ti.p up ti> Li|.r.i'i> with the balance eif  lb'; itn'iii:i"i-y belonging to ibt*  Fr-'in It Cie;,-',; conipany. and either  ln-.ylit. C.ip!. Tyo-.iji ir- going to run  her up.h's.i.-elf.  An Otlaw.i ili-.-pa',r-h is responsible:  -"i tin it'-m win if the rounds, that the  Ij- C. le.ji-Sili:ri.. i-, to be called to-  iH'ili������-r .it i.!.c-(. F<>i* llie purpose of taking -tc-p-i to .,|���������.n ���������j, ;l ,.0.l('_ through  this province- to Klondike. Tor which  lli<-     Dominion      Parliament     voted  Xl!������/"l|---l->o,.-:i,n.   .  ������  ^ Mr. EiLv.-.id Trout, editor of tlie  r.lonelaiy Times. Toronto, was in  town on \\\-iliie-el:iy afternoon, on his  return fiom .. uv.-k's trip in tlio lower  ctiuntiy. Mi. Trent is head of several  eitlu-i'l li'i-iiH-s concerns, besides his  big piiiiting e.riiie'. at which, besides  hi" own pap.*... u,e Chiirchinan. the  Phanii-ireiiii'.al He-view and several  ether join!,.i!-.. a,,, printed.  Ame-ntr lh" lint-land men who have*  elont- w.-H hi Ltiide.ni are F. G. Lynch  ���������ircl AV. G. E.iston. They came clown  on Wednesday l.i,t. They were pros-  fiectir.:.- on Teiidei foot- creek, which  falls into Ti cut hike about "20 -miles  soulh'.'.i--t of Trout L,,ke City. About  a mile. ..-.p the c-ie-ek they located a  ledge of about '.i feet nf galena, which  ."lisayed Si3 in ctold. SO ounces silver,  and 15 p> ���������.* tent. lend. They traced;  the ledge through their claims, which  they called the Silver Star, Maggie  .May and Maggie May No. 2. Thoy  intend going tip next week to work on  it. ���������I'ot.-.laiidei'.  Mrs. O'Connor's big lintel al, I-Y-rgu-  -���������1)11 will be opened tin August Kith.  J. Ki-gler h,ts l-et-i.-ivetl the contract  I'm- lhe pules for I lie electric light  system.  I A rni-load ol' tiniolliy and clover  iuiy just arrived nt C. 13. Ilium* to  Co's ������ nrchnutei,  .Air. l-'itink Ijs-wis, who is laid up  t Inn ugh illness at his limne, is rapiilly  i I'teivei-ing.  The Standard Oil company's wnrc-  lienise. tiigi'llii'i- willi n large titi.-iritit.y  ol'uil, were biii-netl at Winnipeg oil  AVetliiestltiy.  The Lnnin-k shewed up well last  iiiuiith, it.tiling M'coud lo the .Sloe.-in  ���������Star in etiiiinl.ily nntl value of ore  shipped through Kevelstuke.  Mr. .1. M. Kellie, M. P.P., has received no intimation nf n special session of Iho Provincial Legislature, unci  does not think such a thing either  necessary or likely,  Mr. 0. A. Ih-ook, manager of the  Lanark, has severed his connection  with the lloi-ne-P.tyne Company. Mr.  Dal I on, foreman of the concentrator,  is tiding as manager at Laurie at  lu'iisent.  Mr. O. G. Dennis litis been appointed  Gold Commissioner at Nelson. He is  ut present tit lhe. Halcyon Hot Springs.  .Since Ottpt. Fit/.s" ubbs resigned, Mr.  Goepel, provincial auditor, has been  acting as commissioner.  Twenty-nine locations were registered nt the government ollice here yesterday. Most of them iu the newly  tli-covered district between Laforme  and Carnes Creek, to which the name  of Lakeview "louutnin has been given.  Mr. and Mrs. Ashton of Tacoma,  left yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  La forme for Mi-Cullotigh Creek, Big  Bend, to inspect the Ophir placer  claim, in which Mr. Ashton is interested. Mr. Ashton is largely connect-  ed-with the Tacoma smelter.  Btilliek & Jilt-epics, freighters at  Thompson's Landing have sold out  their tenuis (o Kill to Thompson, who  hough! the Hoi ne-Payiiu pack train.  There are now about 13 or 10 four  horse* tenuis mi thu Lardeau trail and  Hill i*" Thompson intend to put on six  moro.  Byrnes ancLDoylo, locators of the  Lilas mine at the foot of Trout Lake  intend lo ship a carload of ore to the  Noison smelter shortly. The ore is  gray copper and galena iind rims ������100  tei the ton, the paystreak being about  S inches wide. They intend to put a  double shift on the claim, which is  shewing up very promisingly.  On -Wednesday afternoon last the  little two year old son of the station  agent at Airowhead fell out of an upstairs-window at. llie station house,  twenty feet to the ground. His  urn! ber left at once on the Revelstoke  express for town ,-ind fetched down  thu doctors, who on their arrival  found (hat the boy was badly shaken  up. but had sustained noienl injuries.  ' The promenade concert and ball  given on Wednesday evening under  the auspices of the Revelstoke band,  while not as well attended as it should  li.'ive-beeii-,-was-in=evei'y-other--,vay-a-  suc-cess. Good music and it well varied  programme were provided, and with  the excoptioif'of a short interval for  lunch, the dancers held the floor till  --hunt. 2 o'clock the next morning.  The work of clearing tho "Rosenheim  -tow nsite is finished and lots should be*  on the market next week. This place  will be the e>iid uf the winter trail bj"  which the Iturne-Piiyne Company will  haul ore its soon as the snow Hies this  yen-. II wiil ,-tKt) of course be their  torruiiiu? on the lake for their Lardeau rail way nnel probably in course  of time Ihe point at which thev will  smelt their ores from their mines at  Laurie. IiVssland and in the Liirdeau.  Mr. \V. Ij. Pool bus arranged a large.*  number of specimens from mines nil  over KoDte-nny in a handsome cabinet,  which he ha-- hael set tip in the bar of  the Columbia. His collection is a very  I-irge otie and embi-aces specimens  from every well known mine: ns well  its from hundreds of claims. He intends to label iinel classify them by  locality, when the cabinet will become  of great value and interest to those in  search of information about this  country.  The country between Kevelstokn  and the Big Bend proper is coming in  for some attention lhrough the strong  ledges of arsenical iron fouml there  lvcc-iitiy. O. J. Bertrand, a HosslanJ  mail, came down last Tuesday night,  having with his painters, Frank L.  .Mosii-r, L. T. George and J. P.' Kelly,  made some very promising discoveries.  They were about ten miles up Carnes  Creek, which falls into the Columbia,  30 mile-s above Revelstoke. There  they loeateel four claims, the J. M. L.,  jVriiiie M.. Flnicnt-e and Jubilee. The  ledge is iiisenic-al iron, showing three  feet of solid ore. They traced it by  open e,uts for n. distance of 1,200 feet,  and everywhere it hael the appearance  of being a true fistire*. The ore assay-  c-el %2!) dollars in golel, with a trace of  silver nnel no cupper. They purpose  to spend the slimmer working on tho  property.���������Uosslnnder.  John iSkngslroiu, of Albert Canyon,  is busy cutting hay of which ho has a  nice Held of timothy and clover.  A special line of Miner's Shoes just  recei viiil. Prospectors and Miners  should inspect them at C. B. Hume to  Co's.  All*. 1~. 11. Wells, postmaster, rc-  furnud yesterday from his trip to tho  old country. He left for Trout Luke  City iit.once.  The wagon road to (hi*. Waverley  mine was slai-led on Thursday with 73  men. Albert Canyon iu consequence-  is n busy little burg at present.  .). Beighley and J. Frisby aro in  about -10 feet on the St. Lawrence  lead, Jordan Pass. Tin* claim is showing up well under development.  dipt. Grant, and Col. Anstey, citinc  down to Albert Canyon yesterday  froth the Waverley mine. They were  up at thu mine arranging for the development of this very promising  property.  Albert Reid, graduate of the  Ontario College of Pharmacy, has  opened a drug store in Ferguson. He  carries a full line of drugs, chemicals,  toilet articles, etc. Air. Reid's drug  store is the first in the now famous  Lardeau.  The postmaster here has received an  intimation to the* effect that the contract for the Big Bend mail service has  been awarded to J. Neilson. Air.  Neilson is at present up the river with  his pack train, but will make his first  trip with the mail as soon ns he returns.  Ore shipiner  foi" July:  Pavno   Slocan Star   Kntorpri-ic'   ltuce.   Lanark   ts  thro  ugh Revel  . 28n,0001bs.  . 700,000   ���������  . 100,000   ,,  .    -10,000   ���������  . 580,000   ���������  .    80,000   ���������  .    40,000   ���������  stoke  "11,447  ���������j*8,5'29  10,1!!1  .">,470  19,708  4,50*2  ���������l.-ilO  j" rlington   J. "Leslie and Alec ^Douglas, who  have been out prospecting in the new  district between Carnes and Lafnrme  creek, have found that previous reports were not exaggerated and made  some good finds. One ledge of concentrating galena was located 7 feet  wide on the surface. Air. G. T. Atkins,  of the French creek company, is going  up to examine the claims.  Charles Fleming came in this  morning from (he Silver Bow, on Pool  Creek, on which he and XV. Holloway  have been doing assessment work for  W. B. Pool, The claim is showing up  splendidly, and Air. Pool intends to  push on developing it. Air. Fleming,  who sustained an injury in packing  too heavy a load up to the claim, came  in to get medical advice.  With reference to a glowing account  of the Katsup claim on Lexington  creek, which the Herald clipped out  of the Rossland Alinerinour issue of  Wednesday, miners just down from  that vicinity say that up to two days  ago no work had been done on the  claim this year at all, so that the  "solid body of galena, 7 feet wide,  which has been opened," must be  taken with a large dilution of common  salt.  The Rossland Miner of Thursday  says: T._\*V. Grahame returned to  Thompsori's"Xanding yej-sferday after  examining the Union and Highland  mines in the interests of the English  syndicate which is negotiating to purchase them. Air. Grahame visited the  properties Saturday with Air. Field,  and before his departure cabled the  English company to the elfect that he  was entirely satisfied Unit the representations made ' concerning the properties were correct.  John C. Ferguson and Gns Lund  returned from Ground Hog B.tsin on  Thursday evening. Mr. Ferguson left  for Wyoming, where, he has .some  mining properties, yesterday. It has  beon decided to take the Ole Bull as  the first of the claims to start work  on, and Gus Lund hired a party of  five men for the* job, ivho will pull out  at once. Air. LuncI left again himself  this morning. Tom Lusk starts with  supplie-s next week.  * "The Williams," guaranteed to be  tbe only complete directory of British  Columbia that will be published this  yeitl'. As soon as issued froin*the press  it will be delivered throughout the  Kootenay district. Take no other and  see that you get tSie "Williams. R. T.  Williams, publisher,' 28 Broad street,  Victoria, B. C.  BORN  AIcALmiov.���������On   the  28th    inst.,   the  wife of Samuel AIc-AIahon, of a son.  Men Wanted  Choppers and laborert.     jVpply John Rosi,  contractor, Albert Canyon. 2-ljlytf  For Sale  A fenod Hubbard portable bake oven. Baking  capacity, 100 2-lb  loaves.    Cash   price. "MO.  For partjemlnrs apply to Jan. Irvine, baker and  confectioner, Calgary, Alta. ejlylm  ������- Hotel License.  Notico ii hereby given tbat 30 days from tho  dato hereof 1 intend to apply to the Stipendiary  _* 1'Kittro.te 'or the Kcveletoke Di vision of West  Kootcnny for pcrniasion to Bell liquors by  retail at my hotel at Fenrason, B. C.  J. P. McEdwaiws.  For(?nTOn. Jnne 20.1837. jy3-4in������ w  Hotel License.  Notice Is hereby given tbat I Intend sixty  days from tho date hereof to rnako application  to the Stipendiary Msplntrato for tho Itevelstoke: Division of West Kootenay. for a license  to sell .ieiuor hy retail at my hotel at Ferguson, II. V.  (Signed)   H. A. HoVEK.  Ferguson, B.C., Juno 2Sll_t, 1897.  HO   FOR   THE   KLONDIKE  Islander Will Carry 330 Passengers and  Many Horses and Provisions���������Customs  Will be Enforced  The New Westminster Columbian  says: The C. P. N. s.s, Islander, which  wilt sail this evening from Victoria In  Dycn, is expected lo carry tip U30 puss-  i-ngers, 250 of whom nru from the  States and the renmintlt-i- from this  province. Besieles many tons nf provisions, etc.. there will ho some 123  horses aboard, lo be used in packing  lo the Klondike.  " Those who arrived nt Victoria from  Seattle yesterday were very niut-h dis-  appointe-el when they learned that  they would have to pay an average of  80 per cent, ttistiniis duties nn such  supplies as constitute a miner's outfit,  ns the Klondike is in Canada. Their  ignorance of (lie real state of things is  due to the press and other interested  people of Seattle, in misleading them,  so as to secure) tho outfitting trade for  that city. It will come to be known  before long that all those going to the  Klondike can more conveniently outfit on this side and save not a little  trouble and expense.  It has been decided that 4 customs  officers with 4 special constables to  assist them shall proceed north on the  Islander today to enforce the customs  regulations and collect duties at the  boundary. John Godson, one of the  permanent staff of the customs, Victoria, goes in charge of the party, with  T. R. Mclnnes as his assistant. These  two will be stationed at Dyea and  Skagway Bay, nt the .head of Lynn  canal, while Francis Hinds iind William H. W. Hall have been appointed  customs officers, and will be stationed  al. Tagish lake, on the boundary, with  constables Frede.rick Bevan, Wm.  John Rant, Stewart H. Jackson and  Daniel Greer to assist them.  Air.._ Godson and his assistants at  Dyea and Skagway bay arc there for  the purpose of instructing all persons  taking goods to the Yukon as to the  rate of duty to he paid, and, if need  he, to make out the necessary papers,  so that the duties may be paid at  Tagish lake find certificates be given  without delay. The certificates will  enable the goods to pass tho mounted  police, who are stationed farther up  the Yukon.  ' Hotel License  Notice is herebv given that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for We.-.t Kootenay district for a  hotel license . for iny hotel, Mtutucd about 4  miles from Trout Lake City on Trout Lake  wagon road.   -  ... ���������      * '     WM. GLENN.  Ferguson, B.C., July 13,1S97. 21jly\v4t  1 '' Hotel License  Notice is- herebv given that tliirtv davs after  date I intend to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for the Itevelstoke division of Wes'l  Kootenav for permission to sell liquors at my  hotel at Ferguson, B.C.  JOHN KNOWLKS.  Fergn������on, B.C., July 10, 1897.    " l"ljlyw4t  Hotel License  Xotice Is hereby given that 30 elays after date  I intend to apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate  for the Itevelstoke division of West Kootenay  for permi!",ion to sell liquors at my hotel at  Selkirk, 1I.C.  RALPH WHITE.  Selkirk, H.C., Julv 22nd, 1897. 2-ljlvw4t  Notice  Notice is hereby given that 30 davs from tlntc  1 will apply to tlie Gold Commissfoner, Revelstoke, for a license to ."ell liepior by retail at mv  hotel at C. A. Turnross' ranch,'Trout Lake District, West Kootenay.   '-" j���������-WrRjVTY "���������  Trout I.akc, Juiy 1st, 1S97. 17jlyw4t  j^Hotel License.  Notice Is hereby given that thirty davs after  date I intend to applv for a license to sell liquor  by retail at mv llotel, situate on lot 15, block S,  Ferguson, B. C.  J. T. SULLIVAN.  July 6,1697. jylOltw  MRS. LAPWORTH,  Dressmaker.  Pattern", elrarte.el to fit any figure bv the  "I'Krisi..-n .Method Guerre" for ladies' own  work.  14jlytf  SF.e.O.Tl' STKKBT,   C. I'. JI. TOWNSHIl'.-  A. J. LAPWORTH,  (I.Hte; of Bnluwayo. South Africa),  SCENIC ARTIST.  Sitrn Writer nnd Gilder.  House Puinrernnd Dcccrator.  Work done for the Trewle.  Addre������������: Pccond Street, Kcvelstoke, B.C.  HUTCHISON ������& CO.  bc-i to remind the public that they have jast  otened up in their new store, opposite the  Govercment 0.~ic_ with a full line of  GROCERIES," FLOUR AND FEED.  Fresh Fruit and Vegetables  Always cm Hand.  R. TAPPING,  AflENT KOOTEXATT  LUMBER. CO.,  Keeps a good stock of building material on  hand.  Terms, strictly cash In the yard.  ~jylm  rtuvclstoke Station.  ASK ANY  G00B DRESSER  In Kcvclstokc as to tlie nobby lallor-t of  this part of Kootenay, anel they will te-U you  that we arc Tiir Tjuloih. Many are patriotic  nntl patronize home Industries, lint what mortification ensues when they go visiting to  some outside city anil find tliclr e-lothc-s .tr."  elays bchinel the times. No such fear with our  make of clothes.   We nre strictly up to elalc-  Kttits from $1". to |7.-.   Pants, $*".. to 115.  Yours for economy,  R. S. WI12SON,  Clothes  Iluildcr,   Overall    Constructor.  Coat  Manufae'turers and General Hustlers.  llEVELn-roKi: Station, B. C.  ltB  Ilia  %^XJWT ^"J-"-i^������   ���������*_*������. a". lEJliraiL iW __ fa *������*____ a "a tr  "irrifi^-d'L'&.if-^ii'Viri 1kiw&   tf tiUHinLg *.s>__ t������u  r. B..VCI2I2S,  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings.. Stationery,  Patent Medicines; Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  POST OFFICiJ STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  Agent for the Bllckensderfer  Typewriter  f^jci   '.sgk  a  DEALERS IN HAY", OATS, BRAN,  SHORTS. FLOUR GENERAL GROCERIES.  BUTTER, EGGS  o _ _ - -  ��������� =^SQHP DRINKS BY BARREL OR BQTTkE  We Offer No Bargains in Drugs  "We don't "cut" prices or sell'"at cost."    We make a profit on everything we  sell.     If we didn't "\ve couldn't stay in business.     Neither could anyone else.1  A druggist who hells at cost is losing money, or he makes an unfair profit on  many things to even up on what he loses on one,    Tfris is not our way of  doing business. '   '���������, ���������   *. ���������  We Supply Pure Drugs and.Accurate Dispensing  at reasonable prices, giving you our services at any' hour, ni^ht or day.   lAbey's Drug. Store, Revelstoke station.  _U.Ul_lu_W.'W_lll_._r.  w  o  K  w  X  h  (~  D  ffl  ID  ������������������H  (0  WinC'- THE I1������A J^S,  The-  klonayl^GoltPFieMs"  norgan's Confectionery  Store : Shaving Parlor  and Bath Rooms  Are the   Attractions in Town just Now.  Revelstoke :   E. Francis, Manager.  Ferguson :   J. Morgan,   Proprietor,  FRED. B. WRONG,  Real Estate and  Mining Broker, &c,  FERGUSON, B.C.  The Sandon of the Trout Lake District.  Correspondence solicited.   THE REVELSTOKE......  CONFECTIONERY STORE   AND   ...BAKERY...  Enlarged and Improved  I havo also  put    a show cjmo in II. B.  Hume Ic Co's West Knd Store, where a  fresh supply of bread, cakes, etc., will bo  k������:pt for the c*onvosIcnce of customers.  Free delivery every day.  A. N. SMITH  <&&:&&:&M&M:$!;2kgiM  CHOICE  CREAMERY  BUTTER  Tree Delivery.  Reduction to trade.  Store on Second St.  J. M. McCALLUMJManager.  Made by the White'  ������9- Swan Butter  <fc Cheese Jl'f'g Co.,  35 CENTS  PER  POUND  Revelstoke Station.  Supplies for Builders and Miners  Wc win  furnish  Builders unci JMiiicT-; with every rctjuisite in  the Htu-elwai-e line iic>cessai-y to thoni.     Our prices tn-u if tiny-  thing ti liltlc.lower than the lowest th.-it. c.-in he  obtained else--  where.   Try-us���������we will undertake; to [ilcnsc ye?u.  Cwx^lW.f.M. LAWRENCE.  McCarty Block, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  FJRANK VANDALL, Proprietor  ���������r, ������5 -v* -E3 l st criK: e���������b~o:  Best'Table in Town���������Well   Furnished   Rooms-Choicest Wines,  ,   ��������� Liquors and Cigars--Everything Strictly First-Class���������  Terms, $2 per Day���������Kamloops Beer on Draught  FERGUSON  The Centre of the Lardeau Mines.  Be Sure and  register at the-  The Pioheeir Store  of  Ferguson, B. C.  CUMMINS & CO.,  o  General Herchants.  Dealers in   Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods,  Mining Supplies, Etc.  Miners and Prospectors Outfitted.  Post Oflice in Connection.  Our storn is from one to six milci from the  Kichcct mining prospects on lho continent of  Ame-rica. By purchasing from us it will save  you many a weary stop.  Batho & Co.,  -&���������������������������-"-<*~  General  Merchants  iners and Prospectors  Outfitted, &c.  s>��������� -""J*"  Ferguson, B. C���������The centre of  the Lardeau Mines.  n  f&$&������mwwPty&  Now is Your Time to        ������  Make a Strike!  Money, time and   trouble caved   by  buying your supplies in sight of the  mines at Itevelstoke prices.  Yours for business,  I.  M. CITRON,  General Merchant.  Thomson's Landing, B. C.  Srnylm  Balmoral Hotel  ���������when you reach FERGUSON.  Tho table is provided with tho test tha nv.rkct  efrorels.  Kates from '���������_��������� to fl per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  Proprietors. lcju  When You Reach  Thomson's Landing,  PROSPECTOR'S  EXCHANGE  Best Meals in tbe Lardeau.  o    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  neat- Trout Lake. Trail right  to it. The American is under'  bond and being worked. This  is a good opportunity to make-  a stake.  FRED. B. WRONG,  FERGUSON,. B.C,  1  __���������������

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