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Revelstoke Herald 1897-08-18

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 i   r  /) -      " .  ���������/''iflHu Cun -  , //A  w" *- $.*���������;  _fcx  -ISSTTEID   TV^I0:E*-.A-*WE.*E:EC ���������*W"^ .A-IIiTID    S^TTT**E*6"D._A."5rS-  Vol. I.    No. 60.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST IS, 1897.  $2.00 a  Year in Advance.  ^SS&SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSfA  Shoppin  ������>y Letter  THE llrst thing wise people think of If.  when ordering goods by mail is the &  capacity (or business of those they write &  to. The reputatlc-n we enjoy for promptness makes our Mall Order trade forge  ahead at a gratifying rate.  Our Specialties ���������_������������������������  Groceries Dry Goods  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  Requests for**������rice lists and samples  reosive prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary....  T. L. HAIG  - ��������� Sole Agent for  Utvclstoke  ^^ Townsite  *i> MINING  *  FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE  J������"*8, R* CARLYON������  '*' BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR.  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  .   OflJeM*.: Booms 1 and 2. Pool "Block, Itercl-  Btoke. B.C.  Arthur g. m. spragge,  ^gt-frister. Solicitor, &c.  *   ...-������"_Jota_ry Public -,_    --..., "-."  ~9ffloe upstairs in Smith's block. Pacific Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  Doors  Windows  Mouldings  Casings  Newel Posts  Balusters  Stair Rail  Brackets, &c.  Bourne Bros.  General  Merchants  Stores at Revelstoke'Station, Nakusp,  New Denver and Burton City.  NOTE AND COMMENT  WHITE & SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate Brokers,  Notaries Public, Etc.  Money to loan at lowest rates.  Fire Insurance in bent companies.  llautf Office opposite Union Hotel.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Kkgixkeiis, Provincial Land  Sukvkyors,  Accountants and General Agents,  ..Nelson and Kossland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  Frc. c.AMBi.i!rJrp.7^rrin������trcrE-7Jrr("anrSoc.-  C. E., P. Ij. S. for B. C. (late Resident Engineer   Department ol  I'ubllc   Works   in  - Canada in H. C.,) Nelson, 11. C.  Francis J. O'Reiuy, Assoc. M. Inst. C K., r. L. ~.  for B. C, Rossland. B. C. . Sjlytf  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in'Wood.  Draring and  Delii ery Work a specialty at  _ lowest prices.  Teams always read!" at a moment's notice.  Agent (or the Stand������rd Oil Company.  J. ,R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Successors to Hull Bros. ������ Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  I   Beef. Pork, Eta  KAMLOOPS  and  REVELSTOKE.  All order* In onr line promptly Ailed.  _*HCEi>������*������*  ICE-COOL DRINKS  (Any Flavor)  This hot .weather has a tendency to  make you feel thirsty���������a thirst that  plain water docs not quench���������but  after spending a few minutes at Chas.  J. Aman'b Soda Fountain you feel like  a refrigerator.  Best stock of Cigars, Cigarettes,  Fipes, etc., in Revelstoke.  Running Off all our Japanese Fancy  Goods at nearly cost to make room for  fall goods.  . CHAS. J. AMAN  O. H. ALLE-N  The Pioneer Brewer  of Kootenay   THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  Dealers in   Heavy and Shelf  Hardware,  Steel, Dynamite, Caps, Fuse.  A. T. NOXON.  Watchmaker  '"All weirk guaranteed.  Orders'-by mail promptly attended' to.  At R. S. Wilson's Tailor Shop,  REVELSTOKE STATION, B.C.  -    llautf   -  Perhaps You0"    -  Need a Watch,  But are lonesome for Eastern prices,  anil imagine they can not be bought  from a Jeweller who spends his money  in your own tlibtriet, as cheap as elsewhere. To .show you that the prices  of our watches ar.c as low ns the lowest, wc ask yon to come in anil inspect  our new stuck of Waltham movements, and while you're looking over  " "tKeieT'.Vo5 n lll~quote_p"rlees~oh "other  Jewellery whloh will astonish you.  Dest Alarm Clocks pon ti.  GUY BARBER, Front St., Revelstoke  T.  ABRIEL,  -   NAKUHP. n. c..  Real EsUite," Mines afld Insurance  For Information on mineral claims on  Cariboo Creek?- ���������wriie ' at once and got par-  tfe������"lt*. .. 28mrtf  The Way to  Win a Woman  has been man's most interesting but exclusive  - study since Adam sighed  . for Evo. We make a business of supplying the  help.  Tell any woman she  may have her pick from  those newest and most  fashionable perfumes���������  manufactured by Finaud  and Roger & Gallit, of  Paris���������.'with her choice of  some of those delightful  soaps, made by tne same  people, togelher with an  assortment of toilet waters, fine toilet powders  and hair brushes of perfect make, that we've just  received, and Bee how  quickly she will be won,  The McDowell-Atkins-  Watson Co., Ltd.  "THE  DRUGGISTS,"  Mccarty blocs:.  Geo. T. "lallory. Mgr., Revelstoke Branch.  J. POZER'S BULLETIN BOARD  Delicious IrK Cream, any flavor, at my store  opposite Coursicr's���������10 cts.  Fresh  lTJRE Candies,   home  made, now pn  hand.  Nice Cool Drinks at 10 cts. per glass.  Confectionery���������a choice lot at lowest prices.  Dikino Room In connection.    Meals served at  any hour.  J. POZEB, Front St., Revelstoke  llautf        '    ___  R. H. RAMSEY,  House Painter-"^  and Decorator  SION PAINTING A SPECIALTY  MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE  The Herald fails to understand  why the Carries Cieek Company found  it necessary to ignore the two printing  offices in this place in Rettine; such a  very ordinary piece of work as its  prospectus printed. After, calling for  tenders from Toronto and other eastern cities, they finally gave the job to  tt Spokane concern. The local papeis  are good enough to'do all the writing  up required free gratis for nothing,  hut when it conies to a job with anything in it, they are not allowed even  a look in. A Spokaiie newspaper  man was bragging about this piece of  business in town only the other day,  as an instance of Spokaue enterprise.  It is a good way to" save a couple of  dollars and give this town a rousing  good black eye.  The new tariff from the coast to  Kootenay points shews that the C. P."  R. is still prepared to keep up the  struggle against Spokane from Vancouver. On fifth class goods such as  groceries, hardware, and liquor the  cut by the carload is from $1.02 to 85  cents. This is tlie biggest of all, but  the others are very, considerable, as  for instance on 6th ��������� class freight,  ni-ichinery, from 92 cents to 73' cents  and'on 4th class, cttse liquors and such  like, $1.09 to 94 cents. The merchants  of this place have their work cut out  for thein. before they will get the 0.  P. B. to recognize that the only place  from which they "can light Spokane is  Itevelstoke. It is hopeless to think  they can haul goods from the east all  tlie way to Vancouver and then rehanl  them back to Kootenay and" compete  with such a favored railway centre as  Spokane. . * _  The drop in silver is sending a feeling  nf dismay through Kootenay. The  most noticeable feature about this  downwind movement is its apparent  lack of any assignable cause. - This,  together with the fact t hat-"_Iead is  holding its own_at a gootl' price," prevents this feeling from becoming more  marked. Tlie price which has so unaccountably fallen, may as unaccountably take a rise. -The popular idea  that the market is being deliberately  beared is probably correct. In - that  case it may be expected to go up with  a rush at any time. *  In the meanwhile a Slocan mine  owner has stated that he can go on  mining at a profit, even if silver goes  down to������25 cents. The statement  merely condenses the fact that Kootenay is the last silver producing  country, which will need to close  'down. OTTFluw gra"de_ores ~woiiIcI"be"  high grade in other countries. At the  same time the uncertainty of the market is no doubt affecting the demand  for silver properties and rendering the  sale of mere prospects more unlikely  than ever. Instead of chasing all over  Kootenay, adding location to location  and claim to claim, prospectors will he  wise to turn to and open up, as far as  pnssible, the best looking claims now  on their hands. They will reap the  benefit, as soon as the market steadies  itself.     ,,,     '      The fact that the school here had  lust year only an average attendance  of 38 pupils speaks volumes. The government return of average attendance  throughout the province tell the tame  stDry. In none of the small towns of  the province i.s the attendance what it  ought to he. This plaee has a population certainly considerably over a  thousand and it has an average school  attendance of 38. ���������" Innisiail, a little  place of about 300. inhabitants on the  Calgary and Edmonton railway,  has the same. South Edmonton with  about 700 of. a population has three  teachers and an average attendance of  92. Canruore, a little railway and  mining village at the entrance of the  Bow River Pass, has an average  attendance of 4i. Taken town by town  and village by village, the territories  have better schoolhouses, more teachers and a far larger average attendance than British Columbia. The  reason is not far to seek. In this province tbe schools are built, the teachers hired, the whole institution is  entirely managed and supported by an  all embracing central . government.  The people have no interest in their  schools. They have to take whatever  the government thinks fit to supply  them and it is human nature to think  little of what comes without our own  cooperation.  In the territories each school district  raises it own taxes, hires its own  teachers, b'lilds its own schools and  runs the whole institution itself, subject to the regulations of the Council  of Education and the supervision of  the .Superintendent of Education and  his inspectors. According to the grade  of the teacher, the average attendance  of pupils and the standard of equipment of the school, so is the grant  from the government. If any place is  ambitious to have everything first  class about its school, so as to make  itself an educational centre, the government stands ready to help. The  better the school in each of these  respects, the bigger the grant. The  people of the district are spending  their own money and have a direct,  interest in seeing that it bring* the  best results. Compare a place like  Kamloops with a reported population  of 2,000, a school with three teachers,  a total number of pupils of 148 anel an  average attendance of 84.88 with  Region, .which does not claim more  than 1500 people and yet has 10 teachers, 400 pupils and an average attendance of 280, and there seems to be no  doubt that this question of education  is more successfully handled by ^terri-  toi itil methods than by the centralizing  ideas in vogue in this province. .  Carnes Creek Consolidated.     :  The prospectus of the. Carnes Creek  Consolidated Gold Mines, Ltd.,. has  been laid on ouiy table. It contains a  report by Perry Leake, M. E., of the  claims owned by the company? He  says: "The geological structure of  the region in which these properties  form a part is very easily defined, as  the' whole country, for some miles  round is made up'"- of granular limestone, through which a series of parallel veins.loeally called dykes.of igneous  rocks run.  These interstratifieel sheets of igneous  rocks must have been connecteel with  the (underneath) intrusive pipe or vein  by which it rose to the surface, and  are without doubt due to ancient deep-  seated movements in the crust of the  earth, which, however, have not given  rise to such, surface manifestations  which are known as volcanic. --It'is" in  these veins or dykes of igneous .origin  that the precious metal is-found..'  The veins traverse'the limestone for  a distance of-manyMnil'es-'in "a'-uearly.  parallel course and have a northwest-  ly and south-easterly trend. wliich they contain is held  in the sulphides and arsenides, not in  the tree state.  The vein as it is seen on the Rose-  brrry claim, where considerable,development work has been done, is on the  surface C ft. wide, but-when followed  in its course for a distance of 08 feet is  about 9 ft. wide.  In the centre of the vein is found a  streak of rich ore composed of nearly  solid-lron-Pyritesarid-Mispiokcl.-���������The  Gold value of this "ore is $159���������GO pet-  ton. The streak is on an average 22  inches wide. The complement of the  vein is quartz and calcite through  which is disseminated Iron Pyrites  and'Mispickel. This contains a gold  value of $6���������$8 per ton.  The constituents of the vein are  Quartz, Calcite, Iron Pyrites and Mis-  pickel. An analysis nf the ore from  the streak gave the following composition :  Silica ��������� 20.2 per cent.  Arsenic   . 8 "       "  Sulpher 40.0   "  Iron 30.0   "  Lime 1.2   "  Nickel Trace.  Gold $40.00 per ton.  Silver      t> Trace.  The following assays have been obtained at dilfci-eiit times as the work  proceeded :  May 29, 1897���������Gold       $58 per ton.  May 31. 18117���������Gold       $12 per ton.  July 31,1897���������Gold      $01 per ton.  Golel���������$52 per ton.  The oi-o appears to be appreciating  in value as the vein is driven upon, as  the assays obtained from surface ore  only gave $20 per ton.  The vein,on the Roseberry, in conformity with the other veins found in  the district has a north-westerly and  south-easterly trend, and its dip makes  an angle of 75 degrees with the horizon  to the north-east.  The croppings can be' traced for a  distance of several claims showing the  vein to be continuous and following its  natural course.  A tunnel has been driven on the  vein in the direction of its course for  08ft., and at that point the vein ' has  been crosscut on both sides of the  tunnel for 24ft.  A shaft is being sunk 50ft. from the  entrance of the tunnel following the  angle of incline. The ore streak in  the shaft is 22 inches wide.  Ore dumps have been made and a  good house erected.  There is on the dumps 100 tons (approximately) of first-class ore with considerable   ejuantity   of    second-class.  The first-class ore will average $10  per ton in gold, the second class $12-15.  ROBSON.  Notes   from   this    Important'  Transfer  Point on  the   Columbia.  I-'roin Our Own Correspondent.  RonsoN", Aug. 14���������Although Rubson  does not presume to be a distributing  centre, yet she has the undisputed  claim of being the main transfer point  on the Columbia river, and supports a  first class hotel, two grocery stores  and a real estate and mining brokers  office. She has other claims to distinction which go without saying. It  is the prettiest and best located town-  site in the Kootenay, and as onr old  'friend Jim Wardner would say, h-is  the advantage of plenty of wood and  an abundance of good water to bring  it to the front.  The steamers Nakusp and Koeitenay  never fail to bring down a, full cargo  of freight. No less thau 10 car loads  were transferred today for Nelson and  other interior points.  Rails for the Columbia to Western  R. R. are being received daily and  track-laying will soon commence.  Geo. Owens, the boss fisherman from  up the Kootenay was in town this  morning. He reports the fishing  good, and large numbers of tourists  stopping "off every day to try their  luck. _  COMAPLIX  A  Raft  of  Lumber   for  Nelson���������Trail  Building in the Fish Creek District.  From Our Own Correspondent.  CoMjVplix, Aug. 14.���������The Kootenay  Lumber Co. shipped to Nelson via  Robson, a raft of lumber containing  115,000 feet. Owing to the first class  quality of this lumber, the demand is  rapidly increasing.  Mr.1 J. W. Fairhall, who lias been an  inmate of the Revelstoke Hospital for  the last six weeks, returned with his  bride to Comaplix Friday evening and  is staying at Hotel Lardeau.' Mrs.  Fairhall will be a great acquisition to  the ranks of the fair sex in this city. -  .-'Mr.. T...I. Dunn, secretary of the  Kootenay Lumber Co., is building a  fine cottage on the lake front. -       ���������   ..  A lot of work is being done on' Sable  Creek trail.  ���������  The company organized by "W. R.  Myers (who have bonded claims on  Lexington creek) assisted by the government are putting a gooel trail into  that camp.  Mr. R. M. Grogan of Rossland, has  heen examining several properties on  Sable Creek.  ���������=-Mr.--M._A.^Bucke,_nrcining_expert,  Kaslo, went up with J. D. Sibbald to  look over the Glengarry.  Last Chance.  The cheering intelligence has been  received from John Sanderson by the  Revelstoke company, who are operating tho Last Chance claim on McCullough Creek, that $25.00 in gold  was taken out of the bottom of a blind  shaft run on to bed rock. The letter  announcing ' the lind -was evidently  written and despatched ns soon as this  cheering indication that the company  is at last on the bedrock of the old  river channel, for which they haves  been searching so long, was struck.  The Herald hopes that it is only the  harbinger of a big success, which  those, who stuck to the mine so long,  thoroughly deserve.  ODDS   AND   ENDS  Passing Notes on Men and   Things  in  General.  II. is a goi'd thing to be a i!ietnbi;r of  Hon. Clilford Sifton's family. In addition to oilier appointments,'which  they have kindly consented to fill  during the l-ist twelve m-jiiths for the  benefit of a country suffering from IS  yetii'o of Tor j- corruption and ���������nisrult*,  Mr. A. L. Sifton, his brother, a member of the Calgary bar, has been made  Jndge ot the Supreme Court in the  Territories in place of Judge Mt-Guire,  who is to go to Yukon. A. L. was not  exactly ii shining light tis a barrister,  but he is an honest man as lawyers  go. If he got an account to collect  and collected it, there was no further  hitch in the proceedings before the  money was handed over. His clientage  was not a large one. but ho was a useful man, since he was always on hand  during business hours, smoking his  pipe in his office and he alwavs knew  where bis neighbor Paddy Nolan, another member of the long robe weis to  be found. This was very convenient  to thu- criminal classes, who formed  Mr. Nolan's chief patrons, and they  will miss Mr. Sifton iu this connection  very much.' The new Judge is a good  Methodist and a teetotaller. He ��������� is  also brother of the-Minister of the  Interior, but we made that rental k  before.  Elias J. Baldwin, livery stable keeper, grocer, Comstoek shareholder,  millionaire, turf breeder and four  tunes married man of" San Francisco,  has seen his money fooled away  among the women he mariied,  divorced and promised to marry, aud  is off to Klondike at the age of 74 to  make another fortune.  ABSTRACT   OF   RECORDS  LOCATIONS.  Aug. 7.���������Lucia Mary, li miles up north fork  of Illecillewaet, J. 8. woodrnw; Little Johnnie,  12 miles up north fork, A. W. Curtis.  Aug. 9.���������Mayflower, Six Hundred Creek, Geo.  Stride.  ���������   Aug. 11���������Wa-Wa, Oie Santlberg, between Laforme and Carnes creeks.  Aug. ID���������White Elephant, August Gorr,"~bn-  tween Laforme anil Carnes. Noble Three, D.  McKaC do. Platnflolel, J. II. McKenzie, do.  Macklnnon, II. M. Duflleld, (irandvlew Mt.  Aug. 14���������Halcyon Hot Springs, R. G. Brett  and jo. II. Macpherson, at Halcyon Springs.  York, W. Templeton, McCullough creek.  Aug 10���������Chicat, D.P.Gillespie, between Laforme and Carnes.  Aug. 17���������Klondike, J. J. Moynahan and W.  Ransume, Keystone Mt. Morning Glory, I).  McRae, Lafe.rmc creek.  Aug. 17���������White Elephant, A. XV. Curtis, Keystone Mt. Ernest ." lfiert, A. W. Curtis, Galena  Creek. Minnie Estella, A. W. Curtis, Keystone  Mt. J  TRANSFERS.  Aug. S.���������Yukon, W. S. Wilkinson to W. F.  Crage; Clondykc, E. G. McFarlanc to XV. F.  Crage,  11 July 24���������Dartmouth, bond, ?',7"0, J. p. Kennedy to E. Grant-Govan.  Aug. 11���������Wa-Wa, \i interest, Oie Pandbcrg to  C. W. Jaeksori, A. Gorr and D. McRae.  March 12���������Oracle, J. A. Leslie to A. Campbell  McCallum and A. O. Howard Potts, "1,5110.  Jan. 14���������Rose and Pearl, Rose Haskins to C.  S. Douglas. Silver King, Eric nnel Golden  Currcy, J. W. Haskins to C. S. Douglas.  July 31���������Tangier, Waverley, Oldham and  Montague, J. P. Kennedy, T. E. Marshall and  Oie San "berg to John Grant, -75,000.  PROSE POEM ON ALASKA.  Joaquin Miller Writes Trom the Gate of  "     - the Gold Fields.  ���������-Alaska, Aug. 4.���������Ten o'clock, and  the sunis still shining on the snow-  dappled hills and peiksi of Alaska.  -The huge black hills right and left aie  as" spotted .'as Jacob's cattle., Steep  canyons of snow shelter dowu almost  to the water's edge here in "the last  days of July. We are. passing away  from under the path of the sun. It is  already cool, cold, a savor of frost ,in  the'air ftom the fields of- snow about  us, above us.  We are steaming up a mighty gorge,  a vast, still river, wide and dolorous  and deep, as one might imagine the  river of death. Not a sound, not a  sign of-iuiything at.all,>av_e__the_creak  and shifting of our own ship, and now  and then a splash of it young salmon,  breaking the. glassy surface of the  great river.  It is simply a great view, the greatest of the views, it teems, from Seattle  up to this point in the heart of South  Alaska; a thousand Hudson views  with peaks and palisades, set and������encircled with^everlnsting snow.  All the day that is behind us the  riiow peaks and black forests of Prince  of Wales Island lifted like* the Sierras  between us and the Pacific, a continuous and unbroken chain. To the right  clouds and snow, ami snow and clouds,  lighted up the bleak steeps and peaks  and blazed as the sun battled for su-  prt'iimcy as in some majestic dream,  awful, fearful, as not on earth.  One need is to coin new words, words  that are brighter, bigger, keener than  fnmmnii words, to describe even a single day in Alaska.  Sitka, the capital of Alaska, lies over  yonder way out on' tho farther reach  of an arm of land seventy miles away.  Juno, or Juneau, if you insist on the  twist of tongue and waste of ink, lies  a little further along up this mighty  side rive-r. The Klondike���������Clondike if  you like the white man's name better  than the Indian's��������� is now not nejarly a  thousand miles further on.  GONE TO KLONDIKE  The Gold Brick Gang Off to the Yukon  Country.  Insp. Mncphorsoii of the Northwest -  Mounted Police, returned from Seattle -  last week, having made a trip there in  connection with the gold brick swindle.-  The three members of the  gang were  all traced up to  that point.     Fowler,  the horny-handed   prospector, has cut  down his  venerable grey  beard  to   a  goatee,   anel   Scott,   the   businesslike  assayer, has dispensed with  his, sideboards.   These two had outfitted and'  lit out for Klondike just.before  Insp,  Macpherson got. to   Seattle.    The re-"  presentative of the aged Siwash' Chief,  however, was trying "to get his share,  of the swag between $4,000 and $5,000  changed  from   Molsons  Bank   notes _  into American currency. - The >bank,  with which  he was   negotiating  tho!  exchange, asked for a  little -time  to  consider the matter, and in the niean-   -  while  the money   was  left   in   their  hands.     A   telegram   from    Calgary-  stopped all further intention   on  tho "  part of the bank of  exchanging   the*  notes, and the gold brick'- man   must  have smelt a rat as he   never   turned  up to claim them, this sum"being thus,  saved to the Molsons Bank. -There  is,-;"  however.nofurther tr-ice ofPeschecko.' -.  In going to Klondike the other'tVo aro."  walking straight into the hands of the-"-"  Mounted Police, who can.scarcely fail;,  to gather them iu. '   "        *    _*    '",  The same gang did up the vice-presi- *  dent of a bank in Seattle out of $5000,  not long ago, which put them in,funds,  to exploit British Columbia. The bank."  however did not prosecute, as'the vice-- *  president did not wish to become the*,  laughing-stock   of   Seattle  and so all.  publicity was avoided.   Tlie'Winnipeg.  papers says that  they tried the'same.  gold brick fake on, a bank there, bub;  without effect, and there is a rumor to",'  the effect that they tried their blan-:  dishraents on the manager of *a prom-..,  ,'uient  Revelstoke * institution,   before*'  working the ground in .Calgary.-.  "-'��������� [<>���������' 1  A great deal of assessment woik is  being done on mining properties in the  vicinity of Sicamous at present.  One Cause For the Silver. Slump.  Speculation- as to the.causes^of tho.  'dropliifsilver is *afe.biit*in-tne*tabeence-.- -  of definite and 'impartial-information'.' -  from the money centres, no'unanimity.'- :  of opinion prevails.   Many are of .the*.   '"  opinion that it is due to speculation on,  the inside ,of the financial wofl 1,* and:;  that a most favorable reaction-is _cer-..  tain to follow.   These argue that.'the:" "  manipulators   anticipate- an outcome 7-.;:  to the international   monetary confer.-".'   "  ence. favorable to silver, and* that it is .  being  beared  at .present  in order to.  make it-easier to load- up-forfthe^atd-^1-  vance that is to follow.   According to,  this programme, it. is not the dearth.*  of commerce in the Asiatic 'countries';  that  is   curtailing  silver    purchases."  Business, this class asserts, is as good  in India, Tonquin and Japan*  as last, but instead, of' doing- business<  with silver its a medium,'England and..  France  are   using   hills  of exchange., .  This   has logically had the "effect  of,*  bringing  out  the   hoarded' silver- of,"  those nations, so that instead of India .  buying   both   American  .silver _and;  wheat, she is this year  paying for her .*���������'-  wheat with silver of her own.'  Under,  these conditions it was inevitable that-,  tho price should decline.���������Nelson Tri-.. ,-  bune. _ '-���������-.'  Ore Shipments.  The ore shipments through, through-,  this subport up to July 15 were,as,  follows: .  Idaho, 300.000 lbs.  Slocan Star. 280,000 lbs.  Enterprise, 200,000 lbs.  Lanark. 201.000 lbs.  Reco, 40,000 lbs.  $20,210.  $10,782.  .  $0,190.  $10,204.'  $5,120.'  Bar silver dropped to 55 cents on  Saturday.  Mr. J. II. Susman, C. P. R. mining  engineer, is in town, waiting to see Sir  W. Van Horne, wln������ is expected to be  here to-day or to-morrow.  There will be an At Home anel garden party in Mrs. Haig's garden on  Wednesday next, August 25th. from 8  to 11 p. in. Preparations are being  made to provide an excellent program  of amusements for the occasion. The  grounds will be illuminated au.1 decorated. The day following the garden  party there will be a t-hildrens' fete in  the same grounds. Games, swings and  various amusements will be provided  and children and thch? parents will be  ("ordiiilly welcomed.  BOUND FOR.KLONDIKE     ,     ,������  A Party  of  New   England   People  en,  route to the Gold Fields,.'  Seattle, Aug. 13���������One of the largest/.,  and best equipped parties which have  started for the Klondike from  Seattle  this season has just  arrived' in   this  city from New England. . The mem-/  bers are organized on a military basis,  tlie captain being Arthur E. Seymour, ',  Chas. E. Mosely, formerly of the Bos-  ton Herald,  is   secretary, aud   A. E.  Rogers, of Norwich, Conn.,'treasurer. ,  Each member of the party originally.-  conti-ibuten $1,000, and each agrees to.  to share  alike  all  the  expenditures,  and profits of the-expedition..   Apart.,  from these individuals the  company,  his plenty cf I acking.  A public meeting will be held in the.'  whoolhouse on Friday evening next ������������������  at 7:30, for the purpose of discussing.'  incorporation. ?���������j-������rw"-*������-*_r*sl*fl��������� *r-������li-������������iT?i-^l)'w  ~t -jf/^VieO-,^,!^,���������  i;i  !!���������  tl -  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  Rovol3toko, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake  Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pasa and Eaglo Pass DiBtrlots.  JOHNSON & PETTIPIECE  Proprietors and Publishers  C. B. HUME & COMPANY  A Seml-Weokly Journal, published in tho  latereeta ot Roreletoko and tho aurroundlng  district, Wednesdays and Salurdaj s, making  cloeost connections with all trataB.  Advertising Rates: DlBplay ads. Si.HO per  column lnch.t2.00 por Inch wheninsortod on title  Sure. Legal ads.. 12o per (nonparoll) lino for  first insertion: So for each additional lnsortion.  Heading notices. l*c per lino each issue Birth,  Marrlago and Death notices, froo.    Subscription Rates: By mall or carrier. $2 00  per annum ; |1,~5 for six months, strictly In  Ou?*Job Department: The H_tnii.T) Job  Department Is ono of tho boat equipped  printing offlccB In West Kootenay, and la prepared to execute all kinds of printing in llrst  class style at honest prices. Ono prico to nil.  No job too large���������none too small���������for us. Mail  orders promptly attended to. Give ua a trial  on your next order.           To Correspondents: Wo invite correspondence on any Bubjoct of Interest to the general  public, and desire a reliable regular correspondent In every locality surrounding  Revelstoke. In all caaeB tho bona fide name  of the writer muat accompany manuBcript, but  not necessarily for publicatioo.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke. 3. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. Ail correspondence must be legibly  written on one Bide of the paper only.  2. Correspondence containing personal  matter mtiBt be signed with the pr per name  of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference to nny  thi������g that haa appeared In another paper  must first be offerod for publication to that  paper before it can appear fn The Herald.  Agents :  RAM LAL'S TE&  Wholesale MERCHANTS     Retail  Agents:  Victoria Powder Oo,  Bound for the Hills  Prospectors aud miners should not leave for the hills without having a look at this stock. We  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 and Bellows, Giant Powder 40, 60 and 7."> per cant, Fuses  and Detonators.  The Building Boom  We have made arrangements to meet the demands which the rapid increase of orders in the buildiu^  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 Pope.-,  Linseed Oil, Boilded and Eaw;.Varnishes, Turpentine, Shellac, White Lead, Dry Paints, (a large assortment).  Mixed Paints, Brushes, White Wash Brushes.  WEDNESDAY,      AUG.   IS,  1897.  Next month we will have a talk with you about general  Dry Goods  Something else you all want to hear about, which iis  Carpets  THE SMELTER QUESTION  The action of the Le Roi Mining  Company iu   finally  deciding   to  establish their smelter at North-  port,   a  point  on   the   Columbia  river some distance south of the  international       boundary,      has  caused a considerable amount of  decidedly adverse comment in the  British Columbia press.     North-  port  is on   the  line  of   the   Bed  Mountain railway, of which D. C.  Corbin is president, as he is likewise of the Spokane & Northern  and Nelson  aud  Fort   Shepherd  railways.   Mr. Corbin controls the  Rossland Miner,  which paper consequently favours   the   establishment of smelters  in   the  United  States,' as the ore from the Trail  Creek mines and contiguous country would have to be hauled over  the Red Mountain railway system  ���������to  the  material  advantage  of  Mr. Corbin !    With the significant  exception of the Rossland Miner  the   entire    provincial   press   is  urging     that     the       Kootenay  ores  should be   smelted in   Canadian  territory.     The cry "Canadian ore for Canadian smelters" is  one that should appeal to all ljat-  riots;    the benefits that    would  accrue are so obvious that strong  measures should be taken to grasp  the opportunities   which   nature  has   placed    ready    for    us    to  __^ seize. 1 f the Kootenay ores . are  taken to the States for smelting  the capitalists who control the  smelting industry there will  gather in the profits; 'the wages,  instead of assisting Canadian  workmen and Canadian storekeepers, will go into alien pockets  and be spent iu alien towns a legitimate field for employment of  Canadian citizens will be lost;  and a great injustice allowed to be  perpetrated.  The decision of the Le Roi com-"  pany was not arrived at hastily.  There cau be no doubt whatever  that it? action was dictated by a  spirit of hostility to Canada. A  site and waterpower on the Col  unibia river in British Columbia  was offered to them���������a site which,  authorities agree, was equally ad-  vantageou? in every respect with  that of Northport. Mr. Heinze,  who offered the site, also promised  favourable transportation rates,  and Thk 'Herald understands  that the Canadian railway companies were prepared to quote  rates on fuel and fluxes that  would enable a B. C. smelter [to  compete with any smelter south  of the boundary line. The Le Roi  company has made all its money  out of Canada and it should have  had sufficient gratitude to help  the country that is helping it: but  the company's managent refused  Heinze's offer. Apropos of this  Northport' smelter, a contempor  ary with a love of metaphor has  remarked;  "The Le Roi mine management  has of late taken the classical attitude of Ajax, and, with its proposed smelter in hand, is defying  the Dominion of Canada generally  and the province of British Columbia in particular."  In the last session of the Dominion parliament power was given  to the Government to place an export duty on ores. If this step  were at once taken it would have  a great influence on the construe-  Stores at Revelstoke i Station, Revelstoke, Trout Lake City and Ferguson  be  you  eon-  Roi  tion of smelting plants, and induce  those parties who are on the look  out for suitable locations to confine their efforts to the northern  side of the line.   Colonel Peyton,  ou behalf of the Le Roi company,  has    stated    that   as    soon    as  the    Crows   Nest    Pass  railway  is completed into Rossland the Le  Roi company will build a smelter  in Canada and run the Northport  smelter as a custom smelter.   He  has further stated that if  there  had been the slightest chance of  getting the railroad connection at  an  early date the smelter wTould  never have been built at Northport-  at    all.       To    this     the    Kaslo  Kootenaian replies:  "Colonel,   you    ought    to  ashamed of., yourself, when  know all the time that the  tracts  for   building  tlie   L9  smelter at Northporlt wei e signed  six months ago, and that the proceedings since were merely a little  comedy   designed    to    bluff    the  public.   You are either a sad old  sinner, Colonel, or a sad old wag.  Possibly both."  Whatever the outcome may be  as far as the Le Roi mine is concerned there is no manner of doubt  but that the crying necessity of  the Kootenay at the present  momeut-is-forsmelters in Canadian  territory. A smelting���������industry  ought to be established in Canada  without delay. If the Dominion  government could grasp the  situation and act, as it has x"ower  to do, it would not be long ere the  major part of tbe Kootenay ores  would be smelted and refined on  this side of tlie boundary, and  Calgary, (with its coking coal 30  near and the establishment of  coking ovens in the vicinity a  thing of the immediate future)  would be able to put forth  with confidence  consideration in  Considering her  the way of fuel and transportation, Calgary oilers the most  eligible site���������either in or outside  of the Kootenay���������for the establishment of smelting works on a large  scale, and it is well that this fact  should be known far and wide.  her   claim    to  this    respect.  advantages   in  ALASKA VERSUS CANADA  It has been very interesting to  watch the rivalry in development  between the far-off dependency ot  the United States and the adjoining portion of Canada. It is stated  recently as a semi-official opinion,  promulgated at Washington, that  the value of the salmon fisheries  in Alaska would equal the cost of  the purchase of the territory  every three years, while it is  known that the salmon fisheries of  British Columbia have more than  paralleled those in importance.  Tne latter's value has been estimated as high as $1,000,000,000 annually, and this is a development  only during the last decade.  Indiredtly it may be mentioned  that so difficult has it been to find  a market for the immense fish products of the Pacific coast that n  regular traffic has been commenced of shipping to Australia aud  thence to London, a distance of  some 18,000 miles. Of course this  can only be done"with canned  goods, or under a system of cold  storage. - Halibut taken from the  neighbourhood ot Queen Charlotte Island is now shipped  through to Boston by rail, coming  iu active competition" with the  catch of the fleets on the Atlantic  coast, which find the greatest  abundance of fish of that class  along the far-away shores of  Greenland and Iceland.  The   contemporaneous   development of gold mining  in the valley  of the Yukon,   which   first   took  place in Alaska,  has now crossed  into .Canadian territory, and it is  now generally believed   that   the  latter section  will turn  out  the  greatest production of gold, which  already has in each ease reached a  valus represented byseven figures.  Now  Alaska has  taken a   new  turn,  which is the announcement  that vast deposits   of  petroleum  have been discovered there within  the last few weeks, and that coal  is also to be had iu large quantities.   That Canada can ofset this  from her domain does not admit  of a reasonable doubt.    There are  indications of petroleum for hun-  dreds of miles,.along the  _SIav.e_  river,   between Great  Slave lake  and lake Athabasca, also on   the  Mackenzie   river as far   north as  the Arctic circle.   Explorers have  predicted  that this region is to be  one of the great oil-producing districts of the world, but its remoteness and want of transit facilities  have hitherto throttled its development.     If Alaska  starts in   on'  that  line of   industrial   progress,  Canada should, according to precedent, not be far behind in similar results.  The contemplated Portage Railway from the eastern end of Great  Slave Lake to the western termination of Chesterfield Inlet will do  more to bring about industrial development of that region than any  other means possible. Tlio proposal to have this accomplished  does not come any too soon. In  respect to coal, a well known mis  sionary, Mr. Macdougall, who  resides in the North Saskatchewan  country, sayn he can ride northward for five hundred miles along  the eastern slope of the Rocky  Mountains in Alberta and Athabasca and find the very best of  anthracite coal cropping out at intervals for the entire distance,  also not far from there bituminous coal of most excellent quality,  lie says the coal fields of Pennsylvania are not to be compared with  the enormous supply which nature  has stored up in that portion of  Canada. It is a significant fact  that nature has provided a water  way from these coal mines, which  can be readily navigated with two  or three small interruptions, for a  distance of 1,000 miles, and that,  only 200 miles of railway would bo  required to bring the products  coming from the same into navigable waters connected with Ontario. These facts are most suggestive and it cannot be reasonably supposed that tho intelligence and   enterprise  of  Centrul I  and Eastern Canada will not inaugurate such methods of transportation as will make them available  for consumption iu this part of the  Dominion. Other sources of wealth  might be referred to, but certainly  the foregoing will suffice to warrant the assertion that in the race  as producers between Alaska and  Northwestern Canada the latter  will in the long run come out  ahead.���������Ex.  Wholesale dealeis in  SPANISH OUTLOOK     .  Is Very Dark���������English Papers Comment  on the Situation���������The Future is Dark  for Spain.  London, August 13.���������The " Daily  News in tin editorial upon the assassi-  nution of Canovas, says : " The^ deed  follows quickly 011 the pious invoeo-  cations to England as the classic land  of liberty, uttered by the exiled Spanish anarchists on their arrival' at  Liverpool. These are anarchist words.  On the other hand the Killing is one of  their acts. It is impossible to draw  any moral but this :* That the militant anarchist is a beast of prey without even a beast's discrimination."  Commenting on the inability of  Canovas to'deal with the formidable  task in Cuba, the Daily News says:  " Death, after all, has dealt kindly by  him in relieving him of the personal  humiliation of an inevitable failure.  The insurrection, if it makes no progress, at least marks time, and the  "lTnitcTd"Srares"is=-"agaiiv���������beginning ~to  talk, of a time limit for tho other side.  Brave words, and even brave deeds,  will hardly meet a difficulty of this  sort unless they are right anil wise  ones as well. The future is dark for  Spain."  SPAIN WILL LOSE CUBA  That   Is  What   John   Sherman Says  The Conflict  Has   Cost  the ' Dons  Two Hundred Million Good Dollars  Ni-v- Yokk. August 12.���������The* World  publish":, an interview, said to have  been obtained with John Sherman,  Seci e-tai-y of State, just previous to  his return to Washington, from  Atnagansi-'tt, L. I. In this interview  Mr. "Sherman is reported assaying:  "Spain will lose Cuba. Tlmt seems  to 1110 to be: certain. . She cannot continue the struggle. Already the* conflict has cost her more than $200,000,000.  "Her money is gone* anel she can get-  no  more.   She  has reached  the limit  of her borrowing capacity.     She; can  not  pay  back   what she has already  borrowed.  "The only thing left for her to elo is  to repudiate her debts. We had to  do that after the revolution.  "Having rppudiated thern she can  begin anew, but she will have to begin  without Cuba. That country is devastated.  "The insurgents have been fighting  with only the hope of ultimate success  as the reward.  "The Spanish soldiera have been  battling for pay. This pay will stop  anel then the onflict will stop.  "Spain is in, no condition to wage  war anywhere. The burdens placecl  upon ber people to sustain the struggle  for retaining Cuba have been very  heavy.  "Wiclespraad discontent will come  come sooner or later within the  Spanish Kingdom. Iiy stopping the  struggle, by withdrawing her troops  from Cuba anel by repudiating her  debts, is her only way to recover.  "Sooner or later she must do this  So far we have done nothing to aroii'e-  the linger of the Spanish people.  "We have gone on minding on- own  business, blind to the distress of Cuba  and deaf to the pleadings of our own  people, who wanted the Government  to interfere." -I'  ter|-Downs  irjes, Spirits aqd Cigars.  Agents for K. W. Karn Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated; Bicycle  Revelstoko, British Columbia.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ���������Revelstoke.  Preaching services at 11 aim. aud 7:30  p.m. Class meeting at the closo ot the  morning service, rabbath School aud Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Tho  pub.ic are cordially invited, "eats free   REV. J. A. WOOD. Pa������tor.  fHURCH OF ENGLAND ��������� Rovelstoko  '-' Services: D_iily, evening prayer 5, p.m.  except on Fridays when it Is at 7 p. m.  with oddroea. -Sundays: Holy Communion  8 a.m., morning prayer 11. evening proyer 7:30"  First Sunday fn month Holy Communion at  morning services.  FRANK A. FORD Vicar.  PRESBTtTERIAN CHURCH���������Reyolstoko.  Servico every Sunday at II a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib'o CI IBS at 2:30 p.m., to which  all aro -welcome Prayer meeting at 8 p.m,  every "Wednesday.  REV. P. D. MUIR. Pnstor.  "JJOMAN-CATHOLIC^CHUROH-^Rovcl"  Av stoke. Mass fourth Sunday in month  at 10-30 a.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  Merchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet,'B.*C. "w' ''���������-'".-   ',  ���������      - '.-   - y  First-class in every respect.    Good accommodation.   Best  ���������> Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.'  "V W. d. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The  largest hotel   in  town. .   .Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,^ Liquors' and Cigars'  ��������� Best    accommodation.   .      Rates    $1     per    day.  St.   Leon   Hot   Springs,   on  Upper   Arrow Lake,  run in connexion.  C. B. JWaolean  ARCHITECT.  and DESIGNER  KstlmatcB ftirnlnhod. Plans nntl sped-  "cations ninelo. Am also prepared to do  shop und job work on the Bhortost,  notico.- - Satisfaction guaranteed la  ovcry caso,   Oall or wrlto for terms.  Main Street      ���������      Revelstoke  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered,  Repaired  InJOood Stylo at Lowest Pricoa.  DOUGLAS STREET ���������" JIevki-jStoke  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mai! Orders Promptly Attended To.    ftK-tf  F. McCarty "  W.13133 1 ni Rjiill  The United Slates' idea of a fair  deal nn the Yukon is I hat Canada s-hall  ask nothing beyond the: honour of  having its sacred" soil pei forated with  the picks of alien miners.  Butcher  Brown &f Clarke, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  When at ..  Golden, b.c.  The gateway lo the great  East^ootenay  gold fields   il  THE KootenayHouse  assures you every comfort, exquisite '���������  tables and commodious rooms   ���������  Headquarters for commercial aud    0  mining men,   Free sample rooms.  Fort Btoolo Stngo loaves Kootenay  Houso   ovcry Tuesday.  Strictly First Class        S.ADLER, Propr.  Fop Your  -House Cleaning-  Seud for samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from 10c, 12'c,  15c up to SOc a roll. Mail  orders carefully' attended to  Linton Bpotljei-s  Calgary, Alberta  W. G. BIRNEY  Painter  Signs and Paper Hanging'  A Specialty.  Address care of Union Hotel  Revelstoke  When You Reach Sandon  Buy Your Supplies-  HAY, timothy and prairie: OAT3,  CHOP. BRAN, SHOUTS FLOUR,  POTATOE*. EGOS. BUTTER,  .FISH. HAMS, BACON, K.c,  Dealer* In:  Milk Cows, Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station   -   -   B. C.  FH0M t^ELLY BROTHERS  Keco Street SANDON  Any one Requiring  WOQD  Can buy it  Cheaper from  W. plemincj  Than you can afford to"  steal it and' take the  chances of being caught  Dr-a-yingssi^-  IiEE & HTI"ir_lSOrl  Builders and Deal'ei-s in  Carriages.  Buggies,   Buckboards  Democrats, .Road   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage "Wagons,  Etc., Etc.  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand '      '    . - * ��������� ���������  Write us for prices and particulars.  ' We can build you a rig to order  they can't be beat. -   -  CHUGHI-Y.  -RIiBHtJTfl.  Its All in the Kootenay Guide  1 .^^������������������w  LONDON  CANADIAN WHEAT  WILL BE IN  BIG DEMAND  EUROPE   HAS   A   SHORTAGE  Rumour Says a Titled Canadian Lady  Will. Soon be Married���������Martial  Law in Portugal���������King Benin has  Surrendered ��������� Army  Appointments  -Lo>'Do>", August 12.���������Tho Times  says that owing to the shortage in  Russian, French nnd Hungarian craps,  the continent of Europe will require  twelve per cent more wheat than  usual from America.  Ruinourjias gained currency in certain circles here that,a prominent  titled Canadian lady, a widow is about  to marry a well known Dean of the  Established Church.  It is believed that the German Government will again propose the complete disarmament of the Siunoan  Islanders.  Owing to the rebellion in Oporto,  Portugal, martial law has been pro-  clahncd.  King Benin has .surrendered to the  British.  The Daily Chi onicle says that it has  been decided to appoint Sir Evelyn  Wood adjutant general and Stuart  "White quarter master general.  EUROPEAN  ECHOES  Anarchists to be Expelled from France���������  The Carlists are Preparing���������Laurier  and the Pope.  Paris, August 32.���������The French Government have decided to expel foreign  anarchists from France.  The Carlists are organizing all over  Spain.  Prince Henri, of Orleansjias arrived  in Marseilles in readiness to fight  his duel with the Italian General  Albeitone.  THE tope visited  Rome, August ' 12.���������Sir -Wilfrid  Laurier was received yesterday by the  Pope, ___'  ���������   ��������� m ��������� ���������> ,     "  BONDING PRIVILEGES  The Effect of Withdrawing ' These  Privileges Would be Enormous���������The  Opinion of The G. T. R. Manager.  MoKTre.vl, August 12.���������Mgr.  ���������Reeve of the Grand Trunk Railway,  in reference to the rumoured action of  the Uniteci States in withdrawing all  bonding privileges, says tbat representations have been made at,  Washington to find out exactly what  the regulations mean. He considers  the wording is .ambiguous and that  the movement has no real intention of  withdrawing bonding privileges. If  this be done it would mean an entire  -suspension of trade with Canada by  rail. -. -,   "  .  ;    THE YUKON  Major Walsh is Appointed Administrator  ���������Claims Reduced  in  Size���������Arrival  - of  Mounted   Police- at   Vancouver  Ottawa, August 12.���������At yesterday's  cabinet meeting Major Walsh's  appointment as Administrator in the  Yukon district was confirmed, and the  frontage of claims was reduced to  une hundred feet.  ABE IS VANCOUVER  Vancouver, August 12.���������The first  squad of North West'JMounted Police  for the Yukon has reached here. The  Police lire 30 in number and are in  charge ot Inspector Harper.  FROM THE  EAST  Oddfellows  in  Session���������Very   Little to  *   be Done on the Crow's  Nest  Pass  Road This Winter.  BEr-LEVit"-, August 12.���������The Ontario Grand Lodge of Oddfellows opened here yesterday. There was a large  attendance.  * Ottawa. August 12.���������Vice-president  Shaiighnessy says that the work on  (,he Crow's Nest railway during the  winter will Hot amount to much.  NILE EXPEDITION  Keep Your  Eye  on  The Great  Lardeau Townsite  Lardeau  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  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  e~corv__Ji/T/ty  PLACHOUtlfit ..  HOK.N    ,  BflAHT ��������� ������  61*-*Jir/Vort7/Vj-;"J?V .-  Pool ���������  Oao Snor* ������  ItCLSrJA  rtoLLi y*jicj\  ������  to    HtCLA -     "  m li   /Me? atAJ> ..  * 12.   Y4HIT������ Quail.  * u cmvCAtr^E  ' lit  VACUS*.  * if Aagor -.  - is jslacm. JD/tjrtfj  ���������������   /*"   /1*1������AICAIV   JV".  r  fS   3tLV������A  SrAA.  ������ t������ StLVtn Ctrpt  * Tp Mild ShlArV  ������- St   G*LJ> KtA/Z  * U fWCMCAN till  * 2������ fiTrtlh/SOH  " ~P S������l\&ULL$}flEDToP  ��������� *J* liAMdy    Gitoul*  " ���������**   flex.  ctgA-  .   J-7   tlmcit  2a(l������  "   *3     -VSJCJIJ- W������3r������Jl A] .  /Sf 6  Ferguson Working Mines  Broadview Badshot  Old Sonoma  Gieat Northern  'Hillside  Sunshine  Black Prince -  Silver ~Queen  True Fissure  Towser     ���������  "*. Silver Cup    o    -  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 ou  the mari-et .is FERGUSON lots.  W; H.-VICKERS  AGENT FERGUSON TOWNSITE  A Corner Lot at $160  An Inside Lot at $110  can * be  for ,$40  secured  down  can--'be- - secured  for $27.50 down  THE GOLD FEVER  The Recent Engagement���������The  British  ������ Losses  C.vino. August 12.���������During the  capture of Abu Hamed on Aug. 7th by  tbe Anglo-Egyptian troops, the loss  of the English was 21 killed,01 wounded. Major a." M. Sidney and I.ieut,  FiUt'lareiice were among the killed.  People of Seattle Go Crazy���������Vivid Account of the Excitement--Many will  Return from the Clondike Broke.  Frank Blackwell arrived in Rossland  recently from Seattle. Ue is a mining man of consideiable experience,  and for many years has lived in-the  Pacific northwest. Since 1S92 he has  resided in Seattle and bas been there  constontly since the Clondike excitement -His remarks to a ;'Miner" rep-  resentative  upon that  subject   were  very much to the point.  A WATER ROUTE  By Way of the Ottawa Valley Considered at the Conference in London.  .���������The Route Traversed in i8fi<5.  , LoK-dok;, August 12.���������McLeod Stewart's argument in l.avour of a water  route entirely through Canada by way  of the Ottawa, Valley was roost favour-  ablv received at yesterdav'sconference  ������t tbe Colonial oflice. The route is  the same that Sir John Michael and  Admiral Hope traversed in 180G at tbe  jjequest of the Imperial Government.  THE INDIAN TROUBLE  The Sultan Sends an Envoy to   India-  He Wants a Religious War  London,' August 12.���������A dispatch  from Calcutta says that the Sultan of  Turkey is sending an envoy to India to  give financial and physical assistance  te> the Mohammedans, and to seek cooperation with them for the glory of  the prophet.  Vice-President Shaughnessy of the  C.P.R. will likely inspect during the  enxt ten days the work under construction of the "first section of the  Crow's Nest Pass.  The sight of the ton oE ijold which  came down from the Clondike in- July  set hajf the people of Seattle 'plumb  crazy,' "aid Mr. Blackwell. " Men  with families quit their jobs and gathering what money they could���������sometimes hardly more than enough to pay  their passage���������left on tho first steamer  for the region where the gold was  found. Storekeepers got the fever so  bad that they could hardly. take time  from their investigations of the best  route to the Clondiitc to wait on customers. Barber shops closed. Everybody seemed to be on a nervous strain.  Nothing was beard on tho streets but:  ���������When you are going to Clondike?'  andotherconversation.devotedentirely  to a discussion of the supposed new  Eldorado. .  " Policemen resigned and departed  for the diggings; one or two preachers  decicled that mining would be.more  profitable than preaching and skipped  out; women packed their divided skirts  and joined the male element in the  mad rush; even the children became  victims of the popular craze, '..nd several boys under 10 years were missed  in one day, aEterwards being found at  the wharves awaiting the opportunity  to get started for the gold fields.  " The cashier of a certain firm disappeared one day and has not-been seen  since. A shortage was discovered and  the supposition is that he took his  employers' money to pay his way to  tbe Yukon. The craze that has overtaken tbe people is nothing more or  less than a species of insanity. The  ton of gold that came down in July  represented the clean up of the entire  winter's work. Tbe very men that  brought it said themselves tbat there  were hundreds of people in and about  the diggings who could neither get  work nor a chance to prospect. Probably 200 out of 5,000 strnok it rich. Qf  the thousands that are pouring in  there now, probably, one per cent, will  make a stake. The others will not,  and when they find how the land lavs  they will in most cases try to get work.  In a few months men will be willing  to work for any-wages, that will keep  tbem alive. This will also have a demoralizing effect upon matters as it  will cheapen labour.     -     ,     ., ���������  "Think of the hundreds that are  going in without provisions. They  don't realize the conditions that prevail in the district, tvnd when it is too  late they will see their error. Those  who have these provisions will have to  keep thorn for their own use and the  many who are without supplies will  either starve or freeme. Befo|*e this  time next year we will he hearing some  of the most vivid hard luck stories  that were ever told, and they will be  told by persons who are now going to  the Clondike.  " There are some men who can go  anywhere and make money. Put  them on the Sahara'desert anel in a  year they will get rich in some manner. That class of men has its representatives among those 'who are  rushing to tbe Clondike, and they will  come hack w'ith thousands. But there  are 100 of another class to every one of  the sort I've described. ,The other  class is made up of people who migbt  be put_any where,_with any amount-_of,  money and favourable conditions and"  in a year they would be dead broke.  Such pe'ople will come out of the Clondike weariiip; the same shirt they  started in with and cursing the impulse that ever drove them to seek  fortune m a placer camp. _ -  " My experience as a minor in Montana, Nevada and California has led  me to believe that the chances to  make a fortune in tho Clondike are too  scarce to warrant the endurance of the  hardships that attend a trip to the  diggings. But of comse-1 nin not as  young as I used to be and my judgment is too severe, A young man  ttees things through far different eyes  than a man of fifty uses."���������lios* land  Miner."  STILL FOR GOLD  Crowds Are on the Route���������Trails are  Very'Bad���������How Many Will Reach  the   Clondike ?���������Not   One  in   Tenl  Seattle, August 13.���������The la! est  from Dyea is as follows: The British  steamers Islander and Gees have  arrived with 500 prospectors, which  increases the number on, the Dyea  and Skagaway trails tofullyjloOO.Later  reports have come into the effect- that  the? Skagaway route is"open and that it-  is about 45 miles long. It is a zig zag  course over the mountains,and-the  road 13 . very soft. There are 200 or  300 head of horses on the trail, and  they will put the road in a deplorable  condition. The probability of one man  in ten reaching the Clondike is remote.  A YANKEE'S BLUFF  A Cheerful Romancer from the Clondike  ���������He Says the New Gold Region of  the Territories Will Join the States  San Francisco, August 12.���������In an  interview a returned miner, Henry  Dore, expressed an opinion that the  Clondike country would be annexed  to the, States inside of two years.  Before another season has passed at  least 15,000 persons, mainly Americans, will he in that country. He  said it was preposterous to believe  that after braving tbe danger whicli  they must 'encounter to get there  they will submit to giving up any portion of the profits of the mines, or at  least so large a portion as tbe Canadian Government bas given notice  that it intends to exact. Not enough  troops or mounted police can be sent  into the territory to enforce such regulations.  COTTpN FACTORIES  Are Being Closed Up in China���������General  Depression in the Cause  Hong Kong, August 12.���������Owing to  the general depression in the import  trade and tbe fall in silver, cotton factories are being shut down in China.  Tr|E MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by j\o ot Parliament, 1855  Paid up Capital    ���������    $2,000,000  Rest Fui-d   -    ���������    -    1,400,000  Head Offlee���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Macpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay   (>     Henry.Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  =     U. Markland Molson  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Manage**  <*���������   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:  .  Aylmer, Ont. Ottawa, Ont.  Brockville, Ont. Owen Sound, Ont.  Calgary, Alta. Ridgetown, Ont.  Clinton, Ont. Smiths Falls, Ont  Exeter, Ont. Sorel, P. Q.  Hamilton, Ont, St. Thomas, Ont.  London, Ont. Toronto, Ont.  Meaford, Ont. TorontoJunc'n.Ont  Montreal, P. Q. Trenton, Ont.  St. Catharine Waterloo, Ont  St. Branch. Woodstock, Ont  Morrisburg.Ont. Winnipeg, Man  Norwich, Ont,     '  CALGARY BRANCH  Geo. C  McGregor M~;p  -VIHNIFKQ BH&KCH  T. 6. Phepoe.  IMPERIAL BANK  "���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital    -   $1,963,600  Reserve    -   -   -   -    1,156,800  Directors  H. S. Howlandi President  T.R.Merritt.Vice Pros., (St.Catharines)  William Jttanisay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T. Sutherland Stayner,  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  Branohea <  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage lit  Prairie  Prince Albert  - Ontario  Vancouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  COXEY FOR GOVERNOR  He is Nominated  for Governor of Ohio  ���������The Populists Support Him  CoLUMn.cs, Ohio, August 12.���������Jacob  S. Coxey of Coxey'g army, was nomr,  iuflted vegterday  for State Governor!  by the 'Populint Party, I  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Builder.  **  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed '  ���������*     Terms dash  Essex Niagara Falls   St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborno  Toronto  Gait Rat Portage      VVelland  Ingcrsoll    Satilt St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be'deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in tho United States���������Now  York, Bank ot 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, Uuited  Kingdom, Uuited States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased  A. R. B. HEARN.  Manager* Revelstoko Branch.  fyEVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithine:*- Jobbing:  Plumbing. Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithing  Sheet ron Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty���������___������������.  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn. -  McNAMARA&GO.,  Assayers,. M'r-ir~g ai~d  Milling Engineers  Office and Metallurgical Works at  523, First Street, a few doors'  west of Hotel Spokane,   ' '  SPOFs������f4E" ���������^^WHSfilfiOTOri  PRICE LIST FOR ASSAYING:  .jr....  illvcr.  Silver, asBa;  Gold and si  assay   Gold, silver and  lead, essay   Gold, silver and  copper, ussoy..  Gold and silver  ' bullion,assay..  Z'nc. assay   ���������-Sulphur, assay...  Mercury, assay..  "IcllltiKundrenn-  ing bars.  1 50  2 "J  3 CO  200  300  3 CO  500  200  Lime, analysts.. ~ 3 00  bllica, analysis. 2 00  Coal partial, an.    5 00  Tin. atsiy      5 (10  Nickel, assay $10  to   Cobalt, assay S10  to   Antimony, ass'y  jVrecnic, assay..  Aluminum,ass'y  Platinum, assay  MelllnK. refining  and assaying.  15 00  15 00  10 00  ft 10  500  5 00  300  anadiati  Pacific F������9  SOO PACIFIC LINE  Cheapest, quickest and best route  Toronto. Now York,'Philadelphia,  Montreal. Boston Hnllfn.���������������������ai   ���������.  Eastern and European Points  Kites given on aptt.lcitlcn for working tests  of ores on nam pics of one to fifty pounds.  We havo tho ntOH'. complete equipment in  tho North "Vest for testing ores and eletcrmin-  Ing tho kind of machinery necessary for tho  reduction of Iho sumo.  Postal rate on ore ono cent por ounco. Send  at least threo ounces for assay.  Inspections and reports m on mining  property.  Mr. F. K, McNamara of this firm Is the  Inventor of "Tho McNamara" Two Stamp  Mill, which has a guaranteed capacity of from  flvo tosevco tons per day;85 to00 percent of  tho gold is saved in tho battery. Can add as  many battcrlos as desired. Kiti-natcs and  prices on application Remember that wt  make a specialty of Ileal Estate- and Mines.  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.writeatonceto  gJ.7I.MES   l.   FORD   &  CO.  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  901 Riverside Ave.   ���������   Spokane, Wash  Tourist Cars- leave Revelstoke  daily for St. Paul; for Toronto  every Monday; and for Montreal  and Boston every Thursday.-  Train leaves Revelstoke for all  points south daily except Sunday;  arriving daily except Monday.-   -  Empress of Indiai Empress)of  Japan and Empress of China sailing  every four weeks for China and  Japan. ��������� ~  Warimoo, Miowera and Aorangi  sailing every four weeks for Honolulu, Suava and all Australian and  New Zealand ports.  For full partionlars apply to newest  C.P.R. Agent or to  T. W. BR.ADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  H.   M. -UCOREQOR,  Travelling Passenger Agent, Nelson. ���������,  E-JXOYLE. Dto. Passenger Agent. VanoouTer  Spokane Falls and .Northern  ���������Nelson and Ft. Sfoeppard  Red -Mountain Kys.  Ihe only aU rail rontn without  cars between Spokane. North  and Nelson;   also    between  Nelson.  change a  port. Roeslai '  Rossland  .nd  and  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY.  LKAVB.                 NORTH ORT            '    ABHIVBI.  For Kowland-    - Jd0"  MITCHELL   &   C ").  INSURANCE   AND 0  COMMISSION   AGENTS,  MINING   BROKERS.  il  Calgary, Alberta  DR. ALLEN'S  Hoof Remedyj  For   use  in   cases   where  disease  eats  off the horn  of the hoof  Also a Never Failing Remedy  For fungus growth of flesh  in any shape whatever, or  old   standing   sores   that  other remedies have Failed  to "cure.  Try It and Save Your Horse.  Ilere is a never failing remedy.  For sale by  W. A. ALLEN  Veterinary Surgeon       Calgary  1.50 p.m  Nelson.  For  ��������� ������������������ J-a)p.m.  From Roaeland���������"  .12 40 s  1"s������P'm 18:17 pjn.  Close coniieotlimB at Nelson with steamers  for Kaslo and all Kootenay JOake points/^  nl!3?^ec"Lt0T _*"etuo River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage dany/^  HevelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs. McKechnie   end Jeffs, Attendant-  C.IVI.WOODWOI^TH  M. A.. ZHu B. , ,  Notary, Conveyasoer, Eta  Mines and Real Estate.  Slocas Crrr     -     .    bbthsh Comjxbi* ������3Z_'^k--*2~-_-*wct  *"to.^.tx_it*i-������nE!i^  _!���������- -  ��������� i  pi -;���������  i1 ���������  ej -,-  'A  ���������'  >V    -  -* *;  ���������I ���������  1?  There are  Drug Stores  *���������^and Drug Stores  Some are fusty old curiosity  shops���������some are up to  date, properly stocked,  and replete with every  necessity.  OUR DRUG & BOOK STORE  Has complete lines of Drugs,  Stationery, Fancy Goods, Musical  Instruments.  The New Corner Store���������  (anada Drug &  ^������ Book CO., Ltd.  REVELSTOKE  STATION.  LOCAL AHD GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General Items  Round' and  About Revelstoke.  * The Herald for job printing.  Mrs. Baxter Robinson is seriously ill.  A telephone line is being run between Trail and Nelson.  The Tt-ail-Ittilison branch will be in  operation next mouth.  The waterworks system at Sandon  will soon be in operation.  Fort Steele Is to have a telegraphic  service hy the first of next month.  Rossland is making it interesting for  disrepntable houses and hoboes.  Mr. P. R. Peters,on returned from a  trip to the St. Leon Hot Springs yesterday.  * A carload of Edmonton oats unloaded yesterday at C. B. Hume &  Co's. warehouse. -  Hon. G. E. Foster is at present, in  Nelson looking after his mining interests in Kootenay.  Miss Edna Knowlton, who has been  suffering from a sprainedunkle, is able  tn be around again.  There was no service held in St.  Peter's on Sunday, owing to the sudden indisposition of the vicar, who is  now recovering.  Briilgeincu on the Arrowhead branch  report having seen prospectors yesterday who have made soiu e rie-h strikes  ��������� injniningproperty_ncar_Wig.waiu.____  There will be a meeting of the St.  George's Society at 7:30 p. m. in tho  fire hall tomorrow. Business���������Adoption of the constitution and election of  officers.  Tbe Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarium Syndicate Ltd.. capital S40,0U0  in Vs shares of ������1.000 each has been  formed to take over and run the  Halcyon Springs, and the shares aie  neatly all gone ulrt-aily. The syndicate will expend 821,000 in improving  the property.  Mr. W. It. Page has received his ,ip-  pointuient as provincial constable for  Trout Lake City and district."' Last  week he fetched in a man named  Davis, who had been sentenced to 30  days by Col. Topping for stealing two  saddles from Clink Bros, in Trout Lake  City. ;/  J. Arnovitch has just received a  large assortment of men's clothing of  all kinels. Suit, from So np. A lot of  new pants at very low prices. Flanel-  lfttes at 7 cents a yard. Ladies'  jackets, table linens, etc., at exceptionally low pi-icp.B. Come at once as we  are going to leave. tsrStore in Tapping's building, Revelstoke Station.  Mr. J, J. Moynahan, a well known  Rossland mining man, and the first  superintendent of the Le Roi, paid the  Hekald a visit on Saturday afternoon.  He had returned the day before from  Keystone Mountain, where ho had  l������en looking at 3. C. Montgomery's  locations. He appeared to be favorably impressed with the prospects in  that vicinity.  The Revelstoke Development Co. are  busy putting the finishing touches to  their luachineiy. Their flume is completed and runs along the face of the  bank, from which the pay dirt can be  shovelled anywhere along its length  into it. Mr. Taylor expects to have  the dirt running in the flume next  week. The machinery is neai-ly ready  and runs with great smoothness. Mr.  Taylor thinks the pay dirt on the  claim, will average about one dollar to  the cubic yard.  I A carload nf Jtis. Stewart's famous  stoves just tn hand. Call and inspect  them .-a C. B. 11 tune & Co's.  The Rev. J. A. Wood left on Tuesday even ing for Kamloops to attend  the district meeting of the Methodist  church.  Mrs. T. Lewis nml her son II. Lewis,  of II. IN. Cniirsiur's store. Trail, left  this morning fen- a visit to Edmonton,  whore they have a farm.  Mr. Murray Hume, who has been  confined to the house for the past  week through illness, is again able tei  out ami at tend to business.  .T. L. Curveoii got two of his fingeis  badly nipped while coupling on Monday night. Part of each of them had  to lie amputated at the hospital.  Tho hull nf the ne.vC. P. R. steamer,  The Flier, is' almost finished tit  Nakusp, but it will he the last of  September before she will be launched.  Mr. II. N. Coursier i.s tearing down  his olel warehouse, which was partially  liurnt'.il some time ago, and has the  lumber on the ground for a new one  73x28.  There tire five or six work trains  working steadily on this division, putting out ballast, filling in old bridges  and culverts and improving the roadbed generally.  The Rev. Jas. Woodworth, superintendent of Methodist missioiis.c-iime up  from the south last night, and left on  No. 1 to attend the Methodist district  meeting.  Mr. C. B. Hume, returned from a  business trip of a weeks in the Lnr-  cU'titi country, and reports business  good, lie was accompanied on the  trip by Jiis father, Mr. It. XV. Hume.  Reference was made in thu Methodist church nn Sunday evening to the  reclamation of the cemetery ground  as a worthy object, and the collection  was devoted to it. The amount taken  up was $11.40.  Tho Revelstoke Water, Light &  Power Co., -have received the first  carload of material to commence  putting in their electric light plant.  The poles are being unloaded near .W.  B. Pease to Co's. store.  Prof. El Paso.has returned from his  prospecting tour to Big Bend and bus  made some good locations on French  and Downie Creeks. There are epiite  a numb<*r of prospectors scattered  over the country.  Jos. Devlin of Trout Lake City, who  was in town this week, is a mine of  information with regard to Trout  Lake anel Lardeau. He is tin old newspaper man. who has taken to prospecting with considerable success.  . A private letter from Michigan says  that the Klundicitis fever has reached that State, and numbers sire leaving  for Edmonton and the coast cities to  "seek the hidden treasures of the fur  north and freeze up with the country."  Mining operations at Illecillewaet  are active. Development work on a  number of claims in the near vicinity  is in pi-ogress and some of the owners  expect to make a trial shipment of ore  this season as an introductory to a  -lairge~oiitpiit-nextr season^' =i-i=   Mr. T. XV. Grahame of the Prospectors'^ Exchange, Thomson's Landing,  was in town yesterday. He nays  travel into the Lardeau has been improving for the past few days, and  mining men "looking for properties  have begun to come in attain.  The Spokane Fruit Fair managers intend to bold a mineral exhibit in connection with the Fair, which opens  Oct. 5th, comprising ores from Northwest e-amps, mining machinery und  devices and everything that can be  secured of special interest to tho miner,  prospector and investor. L. K. Armstrong is superintendent of the mineral department, and intending exhibitors should address their correspondence to him.  A meeting of the business men of  the town call eel to discuss the subject  of incorporation on Monday night was  not much of a success, as part cf the  crowd turned up at 8 o'clock and the  balance at 8:13. It was practically  decided that nothing can he elone to  petition for incorporation until the*  property owners get their titles registered and a committee was appointed  to take this matter in hand.  While the drop in silver is causing  an uneasy feeling in the lower country,  Big Bend with its gold hearing creeks  ami ores, is epiietly but steadily forging its way to the front. A gooel deal  of nice looking watcrworn shot golel  is being brought into town. New  strikes of golel bearing ore are being  reported from Keystone; and Lake-  view mountains. With proper transportation facilities, there is no doubt  that the Big Bend country would at  this very time be going ahead with  great rapidity. In this connection it  is interesting to note, that an American steamship owner was in town last  week, who was very favorably impressed with the prospects of trade  awaiting a regular steamship service  from the head of the canyon to Death  Rapids and expressed an intention of  returning to further examine the  ground.  * Your job printing ?  * "Ask the* Hekauj about it.1  Gold Commissioner Graham left  yesterday for a trip to the coast,  Mr. J. Graham Ure. of the B. C.  Nining Record, paid tho Hisk.. i.n a  visit today,   lie is on his way south.  When you advertise have something  definite that you want to say about  the something definite that you want  to sell. Say it plainly, explicitly, truth-  fully.and then' shut up.���������-Pi-inters'Ink.  Seattle* papers admit that numbers  who started for the Klondike some  weeks ago have returned, after seeing  the state of affairs as they exist whenever the boats unload passengers in  Alaska. "Not one in tun" they say  "will get over to the Klondike this  year."  Chas. ,T. Aman has opened up his  newstaiiil in the ollice of tho Hotel  Revelstoke*. The counter, designed by  C. 13. Maclean, is a -very handsome  piece nf work. The stand will be completed with shelves behind in a few  days. Miss Selena Tui-nross is in  charge.  Right Rev. Bishop Legal, coadjutor  bishop of St.. Albert, and Right Rev.  Bishop Pascal, bishop of Miickenzie-  Athabaska, went through on Tuesday on their way to attend the  consecration of the Right Rev. Bishop-  elect Dotonville. the new coadjutor  bishop of New Westminister.  The Slocan City News says: "No one  case bas done so much to put the  business of selling mining shares in  disrepute tis the evident swindle in  connection with the Orphan Boy  Mining Co. It is therefore with no  little interest that it is learned that at  the recent preliminary examination at  Victoria, President Brown and Secretary Haskins were committed to stand  trial on the charge of defrauding  stockholders. The outcome of the  case will be awaited with even greater  interest."  Mr. J. M. Kellie, M.P.P., paid a visit  to Bear Creek the other day, and was  much struck with what he saw' there.  Mr. Mitfliell-Inncs, a young Englishman, is working a couple of claims,  which are showing up very well. The  claims are on a ledge traceable for ten  or twelve miles, and which "Mr. Kellie  thinks is tlie biggest surface shewing  in the province. There is no wash  above the Mm bur lino on the mountains, and prospecting can be clone on  horseback, if anybody wanted to.  Owing to the enterprise on tho part  of the trustees of the public school  here the attendance is increasing very  steadily, and an average attendance  of nearly 70 scholars daily is the  result. The Superintendent of Education has'notified the secretary, Mr.  Chas. Litidmark, a special grant  of i������120 to lit up the school room for  the employment of a seeon 1 teacher  has been made, and has given the  trustees power to engage a second  teacher tit, once. Arrangements are  made by the trustees to have the  second teacher readv to start on Mon-  day.  The Edmonton Bulletin is out with  t special   number giving  the various  n voi-1 an d routes fro ill- EelTirori uJn"-~to"  the Yukon, anel a map illustrating the  same. A number of people'from Canada and the Suites ai-e starting from  Edmonton by the Mackenzie and Porcupine route, and the Edmonton town  council and board of trade are taking  vigorous measures to bring this method of reaching the northern El  Dorado before the public, and to secure the outfitting trade for the town.  The merchants there are thoroughly  acquainted with the situation, as  Edmonton has been the great market  for the fur trade of Mackenzie and  Athabasca for ye:ars.  Hotel License  Notice is hereby ^Ivor. that 30 'lay* after date  I lnte-nel to npply io the SUi.e_ii.Hnr>* MftuUlrate  feir the- IlPVe'l'.toke* eliviteioii e,f Wc-it Konirnay  for pe-rinlssloii to t-cll liquors hi my hotel nt  Selkirk, H.C.  Il.M-PH WHIT?:.  Fcikirk, B.C., July Mnel, 1897. 2-IJlywlt  Hotel License  >"otire is hereby given that thirty days after  elitte I Intend to apply to th.; Stipendiary  Magistrate for tbe Revcl.-etokc division of lVp������t  Koe)te_imy for pi*rniis."ion to sell liquors at mv  hotcl nt FerKitson, B.C.  JOHN KNOWLES.  Ferguson, B.C., July IS, 1807. Zljlywlt  Hotel License  Notice is hereby given that thirty day after  elate- I intend to apply to the Stlpcneiiary  .M.if!i������trate for Wc������t Kootenay district for a  hotel license for mv hotel, situated about 1  miles from Trout Lake City on Trout Lake  wagon roatl.  WM. GLENN.  Ferguson, B.C., July 13,1897. Zljlywil  Notice  Nr.tle-c Is hereby jyiven that 30 days after elate.  T will applv to the Hon. Chief Commisslemcr of  Lands and'Worki for a lie-en������e. to cut timber on  the ff.Ilowini; elce-ribce! lanel in We-n Kootenay  district, Trout Lake mining envision: Com-  mene-ing at a post plarcel at the northwe-st  e-e.rner of Iiaviel Kergti������on's pre-emption, running north 2n e-hains, wet Kiel chains, south elo  chains, e_aJte',0 chains, north 10 e-hains. e-a-l I0  chains to initial post, containing HO ae-rt-s.  j\lse> commencing at a post at the northeast  corner of 1'ctor Walker's Innel, running wet r.0  ch.iltis, north HI e-hains, east '20 e-hains, north -li)  e-liain-e, east 10 chains, more or less, to north  fork e.f Larelcieti Crock, thence following creek  south 100 chains, west 20 chains, ntor_ e.r less,  to I". Walker's cant line, thene-e north al chains  to initial post, containing '10 acres, more or  less���������in all 880 acres, more or loss,  KDWAKD ADAH!.  Kcvclstokc, Aug. 11,1897.  FERGUSON  The Centre of the Lardeau Mines.  The Pioneer Store  of  Ferguson, B. C.  CUMMINS &C0.,  General Herchants.  Dealers in   Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods,  Mining Supplies, Etc.  Miners and Prospectors Outfitted.  Post Office in Connection.  Onr Etorc is from to six mile from the*  gichcet mining p.'. s-i'ccts on tho continent ot  ��������� in- rl. n. By purchasing from us il will save  you niiiti}" a weary step.        ,  So���������' ~~~>~ -  General  Merchants  niners and Prospectors  Outfitted, &c.  ST��������� *~cZ  Ferguson, B. C.���������The centre of  the Lardeau Mines.  Be Sure and  register at the-  Balmoral Hotel  when you reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the test the market  affords.  Kates from i'i to "3 per day.  CUMMINGS  BROS.,  Proprietors. lflju'  When You Reach  Thomson's Landing,  PROSPECTOR'S  EXCHANGE  Best Meals in the Lardeau.  Stage and Livery iu connection.  T. W." GRAHAME, Proprietor.  Arrowhead  B. C.  The  Arrowhead E--S-  Prospectors  Home.  Porter Meets All Trains ��������������������������������� |  and Boats. MCS IS  Bar Well Supplied With *-/>!  All the Necessaries. _������ .JvjI.Se  TROUT UKE CITV HOTEL  Tt  Mrs. A. E. Jowett, Proprietress.  Trout Lake City, B. C.  in}   ������*  Agent for the Bliekensderfer  Typewriter  r. B. VCbLtS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  ,  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  1 Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines. Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  A Model, Grocery Store  IIIS HOTEL has just been enlarged ahd~refitted, iiewly~fiiv_iished  throughout, making it the liest hotel  in the City. The table is one of the  best supplied in the Lardeau. The  bar contains everything to make yout  happy.  JAS. HUTCHISON  Heavy Draying and  Transfer Work a Specialty  Tcamingof all kinels receives prompt attention.  The "blaze face" horse Is the sign board.  REVELSTOKE STATION, B.C.  We have a good supply of  Building  Material  "And Lumber  Cut Prices for Spot Cash.  Call and See us .  We Can Fix You  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke * Station, B. C.  HORSES FOR SALE  Pack  and  Saddle   Horses  for  Soft Drinks by Barrel or Bottle,  Is always neat and clean and has only the best of everything  in that lino.  Orders taken there are accurately filled  and  promptly  delivered.     That's   ^  the condition of affairs at  V. B. PEASE & ee.'s  II fflAKES NO.DIFFERENCE.  "" j - N,     ' '  Who is Your Physician".   It Pays to Take Your  -  PRESCRIPTIONS  .Te.-ABEY'S DRAG' ST9RE  BECAUSE the*y give it personal attention.  BECAUSE they are reliable chemists. ,  BECAUSE you c-iin rely on accurate compounding from pure drugs ut.moderate pi-ices.  T-HC-El    I?IO__T_u3__~__a    JO\Ei,rr(3r<3rTSrX:,  -ES-al'V-ElXjSTOTCEi    STATION  W. M. LAWRENCE,  HARDWARE  MERCHANT  Tinsmithing Establish merit in connection���������Mail Orders promptly attended to.  E/EVBIjS'tOKE    STATION,    B   O-  The.  Klondyke Gold Fields  Tlorgan's Confectionery  Store : Shaving Parlor  and Bath Rooms  Are the   Attractions in Town just Now.  A. J. LAPWORTH,  (Late of Uuliiwayo, South jlfrit-ti),  SCENIC ARTIST.  454M-S5J.  4M44   'W-ft1F*F4  \^01h__7   _niio__. _nro^ttieil,  FRANK VANDALL, Proprietor  .^.j__'v:e":i__sto:k"*e3- *b.o..  .Best-_Table_in Town-Well   Furnished   Rooms-Choicest Wines,  Liquors and Cigars���������Everything Strictry"FiFst^Clas^" ~ f~'/~  Terms, $2 per Day���������Kamloops Beer on Draught  nt.  _1 _r, _������. 1 *������������      ������������_-_. ������_<-,/_ Table furnished with tbe choicest the  SinrKiinlin      riOll\r marketatfords.   Best Wines, Liquors  iJt'UCeJVU'UllU     JL-L*)JUOV/ :u)d Cigars.   Large light bed rooms.  J. Albert Stone, Proprietor. Rules : $1.00 a day.   jMonthly rate.  Upholstering and Repair Work  a Specialty  Mail Orders Given Prompt  Attention  R. HOWSON & OO.,*  Dealers  in   All Kinds of Furniture,  Funeral Directors and Emtaalmers.  j\gcnta Ior Kaymoii'l Sewing Machine, Mannfai'turers' Life Insurance Society, Uulon Firo  Insurance Co., Provincial Building <_c Loan j\usoclution.  ORGANS AND PIANOS  ~ee~--V'H3___.s'--'o_ec___   STATio_sr.   b. c.  SlON VllIT-It AND flll.DER,  HOUSB I'AINTKR AND DKC0RAT0R,  Work tlone for the Trnelc.  j-elt!ress: Beconel Street, Itevelstoke, B. C.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  TtcfrtiUr mcetlnfSB are ho'el in th������  OrttlfellowB' Hall on the secoad anel  fourth Wcelnoe-days of each month at  7:.~" p m. VIoltinK brotbrcn cordially  Invited.  E. Adair, W.M.       T. J. Graham, R. S.  F.  llHItlt  Sale.   Apply to  Mccarty  Hay for Sale  A few cars of native hav-ol last season's cut  still em hand al lrom f'i.'A) tei ?'"..<i0 per ton.  GKO. A. IIKID.  lluu"t Lacomljc, Altu  Notice.  NOTICK Is horcby (civen that elxty doyH utter  d-xte. wet. tho iindcrp-iKne-el intenel to apply  Ij> the Chief Commissioner of T_ands nnd  Works for pern ission to pur. hafto tho follow-  insr e]oBcriljeel property, situate" nt the mouth  of Boyd Creek (a tributary e.f Fish Creek' in  tho ijartlcau Iilvlfion of ICootcniHy District,  -"tier' inEat a post near where tho trail crosses  Boyd Creek arel running sljcty ohnini north,  thence flxlyihsinn west, thence sixty chains  south, thenco sixty chains east to point of  commencement, c'jnttiinlnK3G0 acres moro or  less.  Groroi-; iSii.-i.vhu.  CHjUcles Bull.uu).  Dated June 21,1897.  THE  REVELSTOKE  ...BAKERY...  FRESH FRUIT  FREE DELIVERY  A N. SMITH  Men Wanted  t'hoppcrs nnel ln-borcr.*.     j\pply John Ross,  contractor, Albert Caiijuii. -tjlytf  Fresh Vegetables and Fruits  Are now in order. We have just received a large consignment of  fine apples from the Okanagan, also a big lot of new potatoes arid  vegetables that can't be beat for price or quality in Revelstoke.  Our stock of groceries and provisions is complete, and we find that  our low prices are every day making new customers.^ We buy  hay, etc., in carload lots, and can offer you a snap in this line.  Orders Solicited and Free Delivery  Hutchison & Co.,  Front St., Revelstoke.  The Leading Grocers  GET   R. S. Wilson  to make you a J^Ult !  or supply you a ready-made���������not so  good, but good for the money.  REVELSTOKE STATION  FRESH  CREAMERY  BUTTER  The Very Choicest in the City.  .26 CENTS  per lb.  At J. M. McCALLUM'S,  Second St., Kkveustoke Statios  S^Wl&^'iSZSLgttSaU&S^t ������������������'. - ."-.'���������  ?"^".1"-.tT*-*_*-*-_-TrSdr.--1  "-*"*"7-^������SW_T


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