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 UnKM U,Cul     ^IslA-  -ISST-TIE-D   T"V7"iaE-^.-"\Ar"E!*E]_K: ��������� "V7"E3"Dlsr"E]SD^~2-S    _A.IiT__D    S-^TTTIE^iD^YS-  Vol.  I.    No. 84.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER .13, 1897.  $_2.00 a Year in Advance.  by Let  r  HE first thlrK wise people think of 1J  whin ordoiiinc goorls by mail is tho &  cao.vity for business of those they vvr.to  IK   to." Tho reputati. n wc enjoy for prompt- vs.  IA   reus makea our Mull Order trade forgo ^i  tSi   ahead at a gratify .n|{ rate. K-  S  Our Specialties *���������*��������� ft  jjs  Groceries Dry Goods K-,  ���������It  Liquors Boots and Shoes    j5.  Cigars Men's Furnishings ft  Crockery     '      Tailoring &  ������ Dressmaking     . ^  S)      Requests for price Usta and samples &���������  l_,_    r_-.j.__iiT-^ npeimtit. titttention. j^  rsc-dva prompt attention.  M       Hudson's Bay Stores,  ���������t ....Calvary.... M  Haig &, Crage .  Sole Agents for  J^eyelstoke  ^^^ Townsite  mining)  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  Three Things-  Price,  Quality,  Assortment,  Enter more largely into the  act of buying than anything  else. If the price is right,  the quality good, assortment  complete, buying is easy.  " That is what makes buying easy at our store. We  have the stock and can suit  the wants of all in Dry  Goods, Men's Furnishings,  Hats, Boots and . Shoes,  Clothing, Crockery and  Glassware, and prices that  others ' can't touch, quality  of goods considered.  W.e have elegant lines of  lho  best   goods  at   various  prices and   the latest thing  - iu style of dusi^n.     This is  '    just the time to buy rubbers  .'   aud-winter footwear.     It is  a pleasure for "us.; to 'show  our* good*?.  Bourne Bros.,  Revelstoke Station  0HAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND NOTARY PUBLIC.  Office*:   Booms 1 anel 2, Pool Block, Revel-  ntoke. B.C.  A  RTHUR G. M.  SPRAGGE,  &c.~  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  Sutton Mineral Claim  Situate in the lllecillewaet Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On the northwest  Mile of the mountain between the  lllecillewaet   Itiver  and the north  fork of lite same, about five miles  northeast of Illei-illevv act.  Take notice tliat I, Frank Slil'man liarnard,  ]-"ree   Miner'.-,  Certilieate Xo. fcSil'J-J,  issued at  Now Westminster on the 17th day of October,  1S"1>, miina-iiiij-: elirector of the I.illoet, Fraser  Kiver and "Cariboo Hold Fields, r.iinitetl, Free  Miner's Certilieate No. G11S A, issued at Now  Westminster on the :'otli elay of .lone, lb07, intend, (50 days from the elate* hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Ccrtili''tite of Im-  liroveinentsi fo.- the   purpose  of  obtaining a  crown Kr.int for the above claim  jV-iiel further take notice that action, under  Section :.7, must be commenced before the  issuance e>f such Certificate 'of Improvements.  Dated this 'JUth elav- oi Sept., lb_>7.  -IC-elltvv- F. S. BARNARD.  e  w&ei  CLYDE FRACTION MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in tlio IIIerille.wMPt Mining Division.  Where located���������Hounded on the South  by  thc Maple Leaf "tir.eral Claim, on the U*a-t  by the  Home F. action, on lhe West by  the 0.i'tC Loaf "iine.r.'il Cit.im, running to a  narrow poii.t on tin-North. -,  Take Notice that I, f'ra'.k Silllmni) B irnaxel,  Fi-ch Miners Ccrt-Iicnto No. USSO-I,'i������ncti at  .Sew \Y\'M.inii-sicron tho 17:h day of October.  18'.i". a3 t'Kent for and i>u b ln.If of the l.illoot.t,  Fra3cr River and t'aribt'o G.ild Ficl's. Limited, Kr. o MinorH Certificate No. 0118 A. issued  at New \Vc3iiulnstci <nt!'e~0th elay of Juno,  18117, inle.itl. (II days fiom the date hereof, to  aptly tn the Minin/ Recorder for a C.-'itific etc  of Iiuprovomerit" for the purpose of obtainiup:  a O. own e-.rtu.t of the above Mineral Clartii.  And fin titer lake n,.Ut.t_, thut action under  soolioii 117, must be e.omir.c; ccd befo. e the is-  su-r.Cdeti" -ucli '. crtilic.ale of Ienproveii.eiits.  D-ited lhis 20th I'liy i ������ Oe oner, 1837.  F. S. U .RNARD.  DURRANT NOT HUNG YET..  HIS    EXECUTION    SUSPENDED  UNTIL   FURTHER   ORDERS  Barrist-ir, Solicitor,  "-Notary Public.  Oflloo npatalri let Smith's block. P.iciSc 'Avo.  Revelstoke Station. B." C.  WM. "WHITE, Q. C, -  ���������BAKRISTEK. EOLICITtin,   NOTjVKY  PfDl.IC,   ETC.,  Revelstoke, B.C.  9otf  Solicitor for Imperial Hani: ol Gonad!  JOHN D.'SIBBALD,  Mining ru-d Real Estate Broker.  Notary Public.  Agont for: Equitable Pavings, Loan ": Ttiiildinu  Association.      Firo Insurance, the he-it companies.     Office: First St.. opposite Union hotel,  "ItKYKLSTOKK SlAT!0X~  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Engini:i"HS. Phovincia l La nd  suhvicyors,  Accountants and General Agents,  Kelson and Konslawl, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  P. C. OAXJitc. J. I'., M. iTist.-O. E., M. Can. Foe.  C. K.. r. L. "'. for H. (',.. (late Resident JJn-  Kineer Department of Public Work.-, in  Canada tn 11. C.) Nelson. H. C. __  Fkascis J. 0'Keii.i.v, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., P. T.. S.  for fl. C, Kossland, B. C. "Jlytf  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  DraTlng  and  Delivery Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always read;- at A moment's notice.  Agent (or the Standard Oil Company.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining  Brokers.  Agents for lhe Queen Fire Insurance Co., of  America.  .Represented by "V. Morris, Revelstoko.       Gntj  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. i(3s3.  Regulir nipetings are lie'el in th"  Oddfellow--}' Hall onthe second and  fourth Wcdno-dnys of each month at  7:������i p m. VisitiDg brethren cordially  invited. _  Adair, "W.M.       T. J. Graham, R. S.  Information Wanted  Information concernliiB Richard Lano* will  be  gladly received   by his  sister.     Aelelrens:  Emma Lance, Milford Station, Hunts Counlv,  Nova Scotia. ejuolm  Situation Wanted  Experienced English laely wishes re-engaEc-  hicnt as Boverncss or companion-help. Oertifl-  cftteel. Musical. French and Herman ace|iiircel  abroad. First class relcrcnccs. Aeldress: "M"  Herald Oflice. Revelstoke'.  Notice.  Notice, is hereby Riven that m dnv-s after dale  tlio undersiitiit'il, II. Duiiciin Iteib^on, intends  to make application to the Chief Coiumlsiliincr  of Lands tuul Works for permission to purchase  360 acres of land, situate in l.arelcivn Division  of Kootenav District: Startinp at a post at the  South West corner of j\.sii Illlliinu.'s Muck of  3-ZO acres, marked "Initial post eir II. Duncan  Robson's cla.m," riinnlni: Xeirtli Ml chains,  thence West 10 chains, thence Smith ttl chains,  thence Knst in chain*., thence Xoiili il) clif-itis  tn place of beKinnie'K.  II. DLW'e'AN"   KOIl~ON.  *K_Tirii!,on, Ausust loth, lhl'7. sej.l'Jln  Griffitli's.MagicLininient, -��������� .  A   popular  honschoM   l'cmody  ami   a.  "nieriiciui: ch'ost in itself.  "* Cures more  pain.s mid stops more ache-* than any  *   othor liniment known.  Japanese Cattarh Cure    -  Cures entarrh and eoM in tlie heail.  Maptim'se (Juturrli Cure litis htood the  te.������t for over 10 yours, nntl litis proved to  he the only remedy yet discovered that  ���������will x>o*-itively euro eatarrh.  *_>^W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  Dr.UOOISTS,  KKVEIATOKK.  .MnciDg Assemblies  Season 1S970S  Comnience Tuesday, Roy. 16  IS TAPPING'S HALL  ROBT.   GOHDON  G-UY BARBER,  WATCHMAKER   AND  JEWELLER,  C. V. II. Tun: iNsi'F.CTOii.  Front Street, Next to Post Office  J.   R.    HULL   &   CO.,  .Successors to Hill. Bros. * Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  l   Bo.-f, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOPS   nnd   REVELSTOKE.  All orders In our lino promptly filled.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  GOLD BL'G FRACTIONAL MINEP.AL CLAIM.  Situate in"the T.'out Lake Minim; Division of  West   I'ootcnay District.   Where  locatcel:  On Silver Cup hill, bouiulcil on the north  by "Sunsliine," on tho south by "Free Coin-  ���������V-V," on the east by "Silver Cup," and on  I no ivi'st bv "Huron" mineral claim.  Tiikr. notice lhat I, "rank Stillman Barnard,  Froe Miner's  Certilieate No. SSiiW, i������sucd at  NewM'cstniinsler on the 17th dav of October,  ISuii, ns acenl for and on behalf of the Lillooet,  Fraser Kiver and Catlbbo Gold Fields, Limited.  Free Miner's Certmente No. 6118 A, issued at  New Westminster on the "JOth dtrv of June, 1S!*7,  intenel. GO davs from the date hereof, to anplv  lo tho Mining Ilocnrdcr f'*r a CertiSrat? of im-  pre*.vi*nienis  for  the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant ot tho above mineral claim.  And further takvi notice Hint action, under  Fcclion 37, nni-l l������o ciir.iinenccil !������OK>re the issuance cf itiK-h e;crtltli.Mcor Improvomciit".  Dated this oth dav* of September. 1897.  F. S. BARNARD.  Sept ������-ot  MOUNTAIN MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate iu lhe Trout Lake Minim; Division of  Wc-l Kootenay District. Where located:  NurthP������ter!y fr.im ami ailjoiiiii-.g the  "Towsit" mineral claim.  Take notice that 1, Trunk Stillmnn liarnard.  Free Miner'-. Certlllciite No. hSev.i-j, is-ued al  Now- Wi'stmin-ter un the 17th elav "f Oetolier,  ISBR, iis tu'etit fur and on be-half e>r the l.llleioet,  Fraser Itlver tui'l rarilimi (Seihl Fielel". Limited.  Free: Jliner"-" e'ertillcate No. fillh A. i*.sn������*d at  New- UVstiiiln-H'r en the auh elay eif June. IS07,  inti-ii.I, r.o elavs freuu the elate hereof, lo apply  tei the Minliiij: Kecoreler fur a Certltirati* eif fin-  priivciiicnts for the purpo-e oi '.li'aining a  Crown tlriuit nl the aluive mincr.il claim.  And further take; notice th.it action, nndvr  S"ctieiti :i7, must be e-euiimt'iit'Cd licf.irc the i-su-  ane-i' nf Miii-ii e'erllili'iit.* .if improve-me'iits.  Dntcel this Sill elavof tci.'.cmb.'r. |s'..7  1". S. 1SAU.VAIIU.  S-rpl 'K'-I'j:  V/Alf.VICK FItvCTrON MINERAL CLAIM  Situate in the "He il5ovv-.ict Mi.iing Divi-ion.  U'h^ro lu'-ctird:   B miukd on the noi-tn by  thu l.antuk luiiiciai claim, on tho south l.y  the Dorothy iniu. nil clitiu:_ on the e a-t "oy  vacant gi"..und, I'uiinit'g vvcsL to a narrow  toiut.  Take rotice thai I  Frjnk Stillman Di.rna'-d,  Free "lit,era O'Vliticat,. No. S'O'Ji, issued ar.  New *A ea'.niiiv.s'cr Oil the 17ili ri.iy e.f Ootob- r,  lfcOti nu ug.nr fur and n:i behalf of the L-.liocet,  Frutcr llivcr t-n.i  C.xrib..o Oolti Fields. Limited, Ftcc. Min- l-j Ce ti "etc No. CHS A, issued  at New Wesuiitn tor on th.-'iO-h day eit-liine,  IS!.1" intend IIO uaja fiom  the. date hereof, to  uppll tn tbe jMuii.'S Hi-co.dor fur a   "or illenle  ot Iiuprov'-incnts tiu- th������: ;,r.rpr.se of ntitainitig  a > ro-.vn Grant e.f lhe abe-.ve Mim-ral CI .im.  And  furihtr take .notice itiar nctiou m.tl.-r  Section 37. must   bo  ctiitntir-iie.'d  berore  the  issu'inec of eiiclrCcrtifie-ato of I-uviivcmects.  Uut..d this 20ihd-.������y ot octubi'i'. IS-J7.  l'.S. HAKlsrAltl).  BI.UK JAY" MISEIIAL  CLAIM.      '  Situate in tho  Illecillewaet Mining Division.  vVhere located: Ao.������ut fo.tr tuilea i.orth uf  -i  llie illcvvaet   ".ration,   inilial, post, beir-g  -  about 100 f. et r.crth ui S."Corner ot Lin-  ark it.inerul". laini ,^       ,     ".,"'" .  Take nol ice thit 1, Frank Slillmau Bernard,  Pi'vo M-ner'a Ocriuiuntc No. SS (i!*2 l-sncd ai  l*ow Wcstmin-.ier n.. the 17tU day of October,  ISi". a- agent fo- and on bch v.l. I the Lillooet,  FtaserltivM-yneleJeiribno Go 0 Fi--ldB, Liuiileil,  Free Minei's Corlificate N������. CUSa. issued a:  -STt-w Weatmimlev ou the SOth day of .Tu, e  1807. iieti-iitl. (ill days from the date hereof to  ui>ply to tho Mining Itucrdur f.n- a certificate  ot Improvements fur Hie* purtosti cf obtHining  a cri'vvn grant of the i hove mineral .luim.   O  And further luku notice tlie.t ac i m under  Seo'ien :t7 must bo comincn. ed before the  isa-iance of sue'li eerifl *atc- of lmo-oveiiieats.  Dated this '20tU dny of 0-Jt.jbijr l_S_e7.  23.v-.9t F. S. BAIt!"AItD.  An Indian Murderer .Cuts his Victim  Up and Throws Him in the Fraser  ���������The U. S.'Senators will Favor the  Annexation of Hawaii���������Muller Gats  Twelve Months  for   Uttering   Bogus  , Cheques in Vancouver ���������The Price of  Silver.  (Special to the Herald.)  VlCTeiniA. Nov. 13.���������The provincial  consttilile's report on the Indian murder tit Quilinc. An Indian who goes  by the mine of Leevoy is s.iid to havo  enticed another Indian, one Ne-Cay.  to it loni*ly spot, tind after iiuirdi'i'iiijj;  him, to have e:ut the body np and  thrown tho pieces into the river.  Sacramento, Nov. 13.���������The court  has granteel a writ nf Ipi-nbribjc causi*,  and Warden Hall litis been instructed  not to hang Diimmt until further eir-  ders from the Superior court. All the  judges concurred.  Vancouver, Nov. 13���������Muller, vvh o  was the cat's paw of Harris in tittering the bogus cheques in exchange for  goods .'it stores has, been sentenced to  IS month's imprisonment*.  ���������  New York, Nov. 13.���������Closing limitations yesterday : Bar silver, 571; cts.  Copper, $10.78; Loud. $3.50.  "YVAsniNGTON, Nov. 13���������A poll taken  of the senators' viewsem the annexation of Hawaii to the United Slates  hy. the administration shows' that  more than tvvo-'hirels of the senate are  in ftivor of the ratification.  TERRITORIAL  Items of Interest from the Ranching  Country.  In the Northwest assembly em .Monday'Mr. J. II. Ross announced that j\Ir.  Chalmers, who had been t-otit lo make  a rupiel exploration eif the country - be-  f.ween.'ISilmonton and Peace* r-iveiv had  just returned anel reported by telegraph tbat tt good- road was practicable from Fort Asssuibtiine to Peace  River. The government would therefore m.ilce arrangements for constructing sucli a road. ' *  EAST LANAKK Fit ICTION MINERAL CL"IM.  Situate in the Illecillewaet Mining Division.  Where lue-ateel, a.ljeiiiiiu^ the "Lanark"  Mineral claim on lhe east.  Take notice that I, Frank Stillman liarnard.  Free Miners ccrtilte'iit," Xo. t_"T>~", issued at Sew  Westminster on the ]7ih of October, ISi'j", as  asent-for and on-bclnilf i>f-l!io���������Lillooet,--Fra.-er.  Kiver and Cariboo Golel Field-., Limited, Free  Miners i-ertiiicaie No. 0118 A,, issued at New  ""cslminMer on the Sinh day of June, 1'97, intend, 00 davs from the elate hereof, to apply to  the MiniUK ItecorJer for a certilieate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  i rovvn Grant of the above mineral claim.  Anil further take notice that action under  Section :17 must l>e cominenccel before  the is-   ,,-_���������  Miunce of such certificate of Improvement.-.      * 'tlf~n'  Dated this liOth day of October, lb������7. y'   [tt}   ].,,.  F.S.DAHNARI5.       ,     .  AJVf  SILVER CUP FRACTION iL MINERAL CL \ IM  Situate in the Trout Lake Miulns; Division of  v est Kootenay.   Where located���������On  the  Silver  Cup   mountain,   boundc"   on  the  north bv tlio "Sunshine," on the south bv  "Free Coinage," on the east by the "Excelsior" anel em the west by Ihe "Silver Cup"  mineral claim.     ^~  Take Notice that I, Frank Stillman "laniard,  Free Miners Certificate No. S~r.9__, issued    at  New Westinln-ter on Ihel7tli dav of October,  lS'.������t������, as agent for an.l on behalf of the Lillooet  Frasor River and I 'arilKio Geilel Fields, Limited,  Free Miners Certllkatc Xo. r.HS A��������� issued at  New Westminster on the 'KMi day of June 1837,  Intend, 60 days from the date hereof, to apply  to the.Mininp Recorder for a certilieate of Improvements  for   the   purpose  of obtaining o  Crown Grant of the* above Mineral Claim.  / nd further take notice that r.ctiuh, under  Section  S7,  must   be   ceunmene'eel bc-Ieire the  issuance of such Certificate or Improvements,  Dated thisllith dav of October, 1SM7.  F. S. BARNARD.  CO-VFEDErtATIO." MINER A.L ��������� LAIM.  Situate in the Trout ~j>'keM:niT.(; Division of  West Kootenay Destrier.   Where locate d���������  On tht* Alpha hdfre ab -ut six m lea from  Trout Lake and being a Semtherly extern  sioei ol the "C'jL'nial" mine ral cldim.  Take Xottce that I. Frink Stillman B ti nard.  Free  Miners  Ceitiflcatc  Xo. StWl. issued at  Xew-Westminster on the 17th day of Octobe-,  1S90 as A sent fo- and en behalf of lhe lal'oost,  Fraser En,er and  tariboo Geild Fields. Limited. Free Miner!. Certificate "No. 61.8 A. issued  at Xew W. sti-inster on the 30 h day  of Jude,  1S97. interd, GO d*.ys ft-um-thc date hereof, to  apply to the _Mininv)r Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for th<>. purpose of ob'aining  a Crown Grait cf tho above Miners" Claim.  ond further tnko noticv ihat actp.n, under  Section 37. mu_-t be cemmene d before the issuance of such Certificate of !_mprnv- mints.  Dat d thi* SOth day of Oclober. 1837.  F. S. B*KNA~D.  SCOTTISH CHIEI" MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Tront Lake Mininp Division of  West  Kootenay District.    Where located  Norl'aea-st of arid adjoining the "dunshine'  mineral claim.  Take notice that I. Frank Stillman liarnard,  Free Miner'" Certilieate No. No. *>S>92, isstieel at  Nc-vv* Westmin-eter on llie 17th elav of October,  lMitf, as apent lor and on behalf of the Lillooet,  Fraser River anel Cariboo r-.ilei Fielels Limiteei,  Free Miner"." Certilieate No. 011S A, issued at  New Westminster on the "Oth dav* of June. 1S97.  intend, CO day-from the elate hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Ccrtificaieof Improvements for the purpose).of obtaining a  Cretvvn Grant of the altove minilrfil claim.  Anel furiher take neiilce that acliem, under  Scctle.ti 37, must l*e commeneeel before tbe issuance e.f .itch Certificare of Improvements.  Deuce! this 'Jth dar of September. 1Kj~.  V. S. BARNARD.  fcopi -S-rr  * INCORPORATION  Another Week Required to Think- the  Matter Over  There was a big crowel collected in  Peterson's hall last night to receive  the report of the coimnitl.ee on incorporation. Mr. T. Ij. Haig was voted  into the; chair and Mr. W. F. Cinge  appointed secretary eif the meeting.  Mr. Crage then read the following  REPORT OE THE  INCORPORATION  COMMITTEE.  Regarding the question of registration of the titles held by the people of  this place fur lands bought friun the  owners of the several tovvtisites eif  Kevelstoke, viz., the Dominion government, the Canadiiin Pacific ni'l-  vvay company, the Kootontiy, B. 0.,  Smelting to Trading Syndicate, Ltd..  Mr. J. A. Mara and Mr. A. S. Farwell,  your committee are pleased to be enabled tei report that all persons deriving their title's from the first four  mentioned tun obtain 'registration  thereof at any time, by applying, in  the usual manner prescribed by law.  ��������� Persons deriving their title from  Mr. A. S. Farwell must execute a conveyance of their land to the Dominion  government, who. upon receipt tlicre-  of, will in return convey back te) them  by crown grant, which can then bo  registereil.  * Regarding the qnebtion of the incorporation of'this plate, yemr committee  after careful consideration have no  hesitation in affirming that to do so  will be tei promote the best interests of  the town, anel advise that the necessary powers should be applied for with  as little del.iy as possible.   "-  Yeinr committee submit the following figures relative to the -I'stiuiiited  annual income und expenditure of the  future municipality:  Income niatle up as follows :  From real and personal property taxes..$15,000  From police court flues ."....   1,01)0  approximate e.stim.itu of the expenditure under iireseiit conditions, and  what it woultl be as a municipality.  Mr. 11. It. Atkins a.sked if the com-  iniltce had ceiine tu any conclusion us  to how far incorporation woulel place  the responsibility of protecting tho  river bank on the town.  Mr. C. Lineltnark asked tbein to give  some iiifiiriimlion as to the stage in  their ilevelopement at which other  towns in the province had incorpor-  tited.  Before, adjourning Mr. F. Fraser  appe'.'iled tt) those present to attend a  bee next day to make two shucks, in  whicli two poor Hungarian families  itre living in the upper entl "of the  town, habitable. Mr. Robinson'hatl  given lumber and'a dinner woultl bo  provieled at the mill. The Enterprise  brewery and Mr. O. II. Allen had each  given a barrel ofj beer. He appealed  to everyone to come along ��������� -'ind bring  their hammers and have an old-time  bee.  The meeting then tidjoiirned till  next Friday evening.  NO CASE AGAINST HASKINS  NOTE AND COMMENT  j  The Canadian Mute, published at the  Belleville Institution for  the dent iind  dumb.'eif which Mr. R.Mathison.fiither  of Dr. Mathiseui, D. D. S.. of this place,  is    superintendent,   makes   a   strong  appeal for the establishment of an   institution   for the  education   of  deaf  .chileU*_en._in____B.ritish__C<jluiiibia.______The_  article states that there must be at  least 25 or 30 deaf children in the province and that the provincial government is even now maintaining three  deaf pupils in the^VVinnipeg Jlnstitn-  The cost of buildings would not  ���������ge and tilt hough-the present  drain of the education department on  the revenue of the province under the  present system is very large, yot British Columbia ought not lo lag behind  her sister provinces of the Dominion  in caring for the children suffering  from the great afflictions of deafness  and dumbness. In many cases they are  mentally very bright and intelligent  anel they should not be denied the  privileges of an education towards  which their parents are c-eniipcllcel to  contribute for the benefit of those  children to whom nature has been  more b.-neficent. These* helpless little  ones must net be neglected in the race  for material wealth anei progress.  As was slated in the Herald some  time ago Senator Mclnnes hael an  option on the Lieut. Governorship of  this province. He has now taken it up  and in spite eif the almost unanimous  wish of the Grit* party in British  Columbia to see Mr. W. Templcnian,  of the Victoria Times, in the vice-regal  chair, that gentleman has tn be con-  tenteel with a seat in the Senate. One  object'tif the Liberal convention was  to make e-ve'rything smooth for this  arrangement. Mr. Temple-man lind  considerable claims for tho Lieut.  Governorship. In many respects it is  a great pity for lhis province that he  was not appointed to the office, but  former promises made by the heads of  the party to Mr. Mclnnes have been  strong enough to thrust the latter into (be appointment, all epiestions of  suitability for the pr si tion nnd the  openly expressed wishes of the British  Columbian Grits going for nothing.  Mr. Templenian has taken a back seat  quietly anel with gooel temper. Doubtless he has received assurances that  his self ilenying restraint will nut go  unrewarded.  Total $111,000  Expenditure made up as_follows:  Return to I'rov. Govt, of estimated amt. ..?1,000  Salary of Police Magistrate ."  1.-00  "*'     Assessor      '.ZOO  "        Collector and Tov. n Clerk      000  "        Citv Engineer      500  Annual retaining fee Citv Solicitor      100  Salary City Scavenger   ' 000  The committee* has not, provided any  sum for salary of the prpspective  Mayor���������considering tbat the question  of the payment or non-payment of  that office is best left tei the geieid sense  eif the future electorate to decide. '-  , In cbrie-lnsieni your committee desire  toe-all your attention 'most earnestly  to the superlative importance of the  careful choice by the future electors  of tit persons for the administration of  their local affairs. Even an ample  civic income.' if expended by men  whose* moral standing, or business  capabilities are not, of the best, will tie  foutitl altogether inadequate for the  needs of the town. But, should the  future electors choose wisely and well,  men for their corporate e'flicials, who  have the be*st interests of tho town  sincerely at, heart, and who will ud-  ministei- its affairs with a due sense of  the importance of the trust reposed in  them, then your committi'e emphatically believe Unit the Incorporation of  Revelstoke will commence a new era  in tht: town's prosperity iind tliat this  ceuiuriittee will, by the event, be  abundantly justified iu the decision  which as a result of their labors, they  have now presented to you.  After the report was read it was  resolved that the feilleiwing 'qualifications should be required for a vote on  it: British subject, 21 years of age, and  either a freeholder, homesteader or  pre-eniptor of land within a radi.is f>f  two miles of the government house.  On a motion that the report be adopt  ed ti long eliscussion followed.  Iu reply to Mr. Lindmaik.the chairman s.iiel that the figures in the report  had been derived from statistic" furnished by the government agent, win)  had gone to some trouble tei make  them as accurate tis possible. The  estimated salaries hael been set de>wti  partly from the judgement uf thecom-  mittee. iinel partly from figures  supplied by either munii'ipalities.       ������������������  lu reply to Mr. Paxlon the cliaiiinaii  saiel that before incorporation a petition would have to be signed by the  owners of one half of the hinel to be  included in the proposed municipality,  praying the provincial government for  a chiirter.  In reply to Mr. C. E. Shaw the  chairman said that the committee had  not eibtaine-el any data on the point  whether the town received mure* in  the shape of expenditure by the government under present conditions  than was collected from it in tuxes.  In his opinion more money wtis col-  Iecteel than was expended.  An amendment was then moved by-  Mr. F. Fraser, seconded by Mr. 15(1.  Picartl, that the repen-t be laid over  for it, week from the night of meeting,  so that it might be published and an  opportunity given the citizi'tis Iti discuss the matter. The amendment was  carried.  Mr. W. M. Brown asked if the  duties eif the committee terminated  The chairman replied that in his  opinion they were. A vote eif thanks  was then tendered the committee.  A long discussion then followed its  to whether (he cennmittee was elis-  chai-gcd or not by the terms uf the  amenelment, anel if so, who was to e-ol-  lect the further iuforuvition, which  some present seemed to elesire. It  closeel by a motion asking the committee to continue in oflice anel collect  further information.  Mr. R. S. Wilson suggested that  they should gel. figures relating to the*,  amount of provincial expenditure in  Revelstoke as compared with the taxation taken out of it during tho last  two years.  Mi. J. Smith asked them  to get an  FOR CONSPIRACY IN THE SALE ���������  OF THE ORPHAN  BOY.  THE FINLAY RIVER.  Two Hundred Miles of Easy Navigation  on the Revelstoke Route to Yukon.  Tho following description of, the  Finl.iy river is extracted from Mr. R.  G-. McDonnell's report of a trip made  iu 1S93. Tlie Finlay river is named  after John Finlay, who ascended it in  lS2t in the interests of the Northwest  Company. From' its junction with  thu Parsnip to its headwaters is a  "total length of 310 miles, of which 200  are easily navigable with the exception  of Deserter's Canon, ninety miles from  the mouth, which is half a mile. long,  but along the west bank of which a  good portage track has been cut out  by the Indians. . The current seldom  exceeds five'miles an hour. Inflows  through'a wide forested valley, the  drift wood from which lias formed  piles at the heads of all the bars and  islands." At Fort - Graham. 45 miles  above the mouth,a trail is stated lo run  eastward to the Liard. Sixteen miles  above Fort Graham the Ingeuica  enters the Finl.iy from the west. It is  a clear rapid river, navigable .for  "thirty miles. A trail to "Bear Lake  runs along'the bank. It is well worthy  of being prospected, as it must cut  through the same band of green and  dark schists from which the gold ou  the Onieniea, is ..derived. Fine gold  wiis found in the wash at the mouth of  the river. Fourteen miles above the  Ingenic.-i the Finlay" is narrowed by  Deserter's Canon. The channel is  crooked and'" is'interrupted by' bad  riffle*s. It can be run at certain stages  oE water but its navigation is dangerous. Above the canon the Akie  river flows in from the east;'it has not  been explored. The wash ;in the bed  at the mouth is principally limestone,  and eloes not contain golel. Good prospects-were oiitiiincd-from-a-conplei-of.  streams entering the Finlay between  the Akie and Paul's Branch, n small  stream running in on the west.  The Quail.icha eir Whitewater flows  into the. Finlay on- the east, eleven  above Paul's branch. Three miles  further the Tochieca enteis the Fin-,  lay. which soon after makes a big turn  to the west anel leaves the great Inter-  mnnlane valley of British Columbia.  Fine* gold occurs on the Finlay  throughout most of its course, but  with the* exception ������>f one bar, Peter  Teiy's, no paying placers have been  discovered. "Very little prospecting  has however been done on the river,  anil none of the tributaries have been  prospected, with the exception of the  Omenica anel Ospicn. Gold in a fine  condition was found at the mouths e'f  the Ingeuica, thn Quadacha and  Tochieca and senne of the smaller  western tributaries, but with the: exception eif the Qiitiilacha.no colors were  foil ml on ihe eastern streams above  Deserter's Canon. Peter Toy's liar em  the Finlay, a few miles below the  Omenica, was found in 1802. and for  some time yielded about ~5U per day  to the man.  The Blame Lay with ;the Foolishness  of the Shareholders���������The Company  Never Solvent from the Start���������All  Haskins did was to Get all he conld  out of the Company when all Hope of ��������� -  ..Operating the Mine was Gone.  (Special to the Herald.)  , Vancouver,   Nov.   13.���������The    case  against J. W. Haskins,  charged .with  conspiring to defraud the shareholders  of the Orphan Boy mine was continued all elay yesterday.   Before the final  argument was  to   be   heard,   Justice-  Drake stated that the prosecution hatl  made out "no case."    In  his remarks  he said, that if foolish  people would  buy. dollar stock at 50 cents, they  had  only themselves  to blame  if disaster "  followed.   According to law there was'  no evidence that Haskins conspired to*'  defraud the creditors..  His action   in  issuing the writ and selling the proper- -'  ty   was   legal.    The   other   directors  were  aware   that   the manager   and   *  secretary had voteel themselves, while  tlirectois, salaries  to the  amount   of  ,"2.">0 a month, when tliere was but SIT-  in the treasury and but $2,000 of .stock  was sold altogether, and still no action  was,   taken-   although     these   other  directors were notified.   The company,  was never solvent from the start,  anel  it   was   evidently   Haskins'   plan,   in  issuing the writ and forcing the-sale  tn try and get all  he could, when-nil  hope of carrying on the operations at,  the mine was gone.   The evidence did'  not show however that he had /unlaw--'  fully taken legal proceedings in getting   '_.  the judgment against the company.    _ ".',"  The Columbian Methodist' College."  The Columbian   Methodist College.  tit Westminster, is an educational  in-;.,  btitution that is well   worthy   of   the ���������  patronage of the people of British Col-'    *  nmbia vvhoaic desiro_us_ of  advancing:,,,,  their   children's/ education'^', fiirtherJT./  than common schools can do.'n's is  the*  case   in   many   sections    where    the .  settlements are feir apart and it is im-  _,  possible   for   the   present   system   of~~~'  schools   to   reach   sill   families.     The  V  Westminster College is pleasantly sit-".  uated in healthy surroundings, has an '  excellent  corps   of. teachers,   and   is.",  thoroughly   organized.   - Those    who  ���������  have children to educate and can giver'  them the advantage of a year or two,-  or so much longer as they can afford,  will do well to enquire  further about",,  this school lief ore, as is too often doner-  sending   children   hundreds   of milea-  tvway from home, when  they   can .-be-.  equa!lv-!i5-we!l-or_better--iCarediforji.ii������.-^=_:  our own province.  The Wrestling Match.  A big crowd toeik in the wrestling  match between XV. Gntt and XV. E.  Holloway -n Peterson's Hnlll on Wednesday evening. The evening opened  with a glove contest betwen Albert  Slinn and Ray Lane. The contest was  a very.even one anel the combatants  entercel into the affair with great  spirit, the iesult being about even  After the sparring W. Gatt ,-ind.W  K. Holloway faced each other feir a  wrestling match, best out of three  rounds, catch-as-catch-can for SUJO a  side. The first fall went to Gatt in 9  minutes, the seconel to Holloway in  4 minutes, and the last to Gatt in 11  minutes. The Columbia orihestra  filled up the waits with some first-  class selections.  A public meeting was held in Trout  Lake City on Wednesday evening,  which passeel a resolution addressed  to Hon. Clifford Sifton and Hewitt  Bostock, M. P.. asking tbein to use  their good oilices to procure a tri-  we'ekly it.ail service with a money  order eiffiee attached feir Trout Lake  City and Ferguson.  Police Court. -  (Before Judge Forin)  ���������The case of D. Courtemarche ,wa������ "  heard   yesterday.     There   were two-  charges; one of stealing and one of retaining in his possession $37 belonging  lo   Alice   Reed,   alias   Carrie  Carter.  The fii-st charge was the   one   tried*,_  The evidence went lo shew that there  was some amount of consent on,the  woman's part to the prisoner's taking -  the money anil the court'gave him the-  lienefit of tho tlbt:bt.    The charge of  stealing was dismissed but the other  one of retaining in his possession  will  come up nt the   next sittings  of   tber  court ou Dec. 15th.    Tf Conrtemnrche-  eoulel get $500 bail he was to be allow-  eel to go  till  then, so as   to  have  a  chance to restore the money, but unless he could get the bail, he was to go   ,  hack to jail.  Bail W3s subsequently arranged in.  $100 deposit anel two securities of $200  each. Up to this morning Courte-  mnrcbe had not succeeded in procuring it.  +   Bojys'   underwear,   men's   heavy  wool sweaters and cardigan jackets, at -  Stevenson to Co.'s.  Andrew Abrahamson has been busy  superintending the cutting and haul-'  ing of the telephone poles. They will  commence shortly to put the poles iii  place.���������Trout Lake Topic.  "- Mackinaws and rubber coats at  Stevenson & Co.'s.  Hon. N. Clarke Wallace arrived from  the west yesterday anil went south.   -  He will be back on Wednesday and go   .  east next morning.  Mr. A. Mt-Bride, of Calgary,'president of the Gold Bar Mine near North-  port went  through the   other day to  make arrangements to carry   on the   '  work  of the  mine, which  has -been .  seized by the  sheriff for  wages.    The  sale has beer, postponed  till today and  uei doubt Mr. AlcBride  will  be able to  straighten  out matters so as to prevent  the   mine, which is  a  valuable  property, from being sold.   The stock  in the mine is largely held by Calgary -  parties.  ' v.- Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  Revelstoko, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lako  lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Districts.  A. JOHNSON Propplelo**.  O. B. GROGAN Editor.  A-Semi-Weekly Journal, published in tho  iaterests ot RevelBtoke and the surrounding  district, Wednesday.) and Saturday b, making  closest connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads, ~1.~D per  column inch. J2.W) per inch when inserted on title  page. -Legal ails. 12c per (nonpareil) line for  first insertion ; 8c for each additional insertion.  Keaeling notices, 15c per line each issue. Birth,  Mairisge and Death notices, froe.  Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier. $2 00  per annum ; ~1.~5 for six months, strictly in  advance.  Our Job Department: Iiie Heiialu Job  Department Is one of tho best equipped  printing offices in West Kootemay, and is prepared to execute all kinds of printing in first  class Btyle at honest prices One prico to all.  No job too large���������none too small���������for us. Slail  orders promptly attended to.- Give us a trial  on your next order.  To OorriBpondents: AVe invite correspondence on any subject of interest to tho general  public, and-desire a reliable regular correspondent in every locality surrounding  RevelBtoke. In all cases the bona fide name  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  r.ot necessarily for publicatio.-.    .  Address all communications.  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, a. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1 "All correspondence must bo legibly  written on ono side of the paper only.  I. Correspondence . containing personal  malt-, r must bo signed with tho pr ter name  of lhe writer. .,  3. ��������� orrespondenoe with refcronco to any  thing that bas appeared In another paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in The Herald.  We now begf to call the attention of the Public to our New Lines just received  in   the   following   articles :  SATURDAY.  NOV.   13,  1S97.  DRY GOODS���������Comprising* the latest designs in  Dress Goods, Cashmeres, Flaneliettes, Laces,  Ribbons, Embroideries, etc., etc., imported  direct from Scotland.  BOOTS AND SHOES-Large shipment of Fine  Boots and Shoes from best Canadian makers,  GOVERNMENT    EMPLOYEES  The.recent convictions for perjury at Battleford afford additional    evidence    of    the   -well  -established fact that those who  are in the habit of riding * in  coaches made of glass or other  brittle material should refrain as  far as possible from the throwing  of stones. Messrs. Skelton and  Demers were both members of the  Battleford Liberal Association, to  whom all Conservatives who held  oflice appeared in the light of  partisans of the most offensive  kind. An organized attack was  made 'by the association on the  Battleford postmaster, Mr. Mercer,  who- was not a Liberal aud  affidavits duly sworn were forwarded to the Postmaster General  charging "offensive partisanship"  on the part ot the official. These  affidavits contained statements  that were untrue, and Mi*. Mercer  laid an information against  Messrs. Skelton, Demers and  Daunais'ibr perjury. The trial is  over. Skelton and Demers have  been found guilty and in the case  of Daunais the jury failed toagree.  There are two lessous to be learned  from the result. In the first place,  many other officials who have  been dismissed on similar evidence  might well enquire into tuo truth  of the 'statements contained in  their own particular affidavits,  possible with profit to themselves  and discomfiture to their enemies.  The second moral to be deduced is  the final triumph of perseverance.  Skelton and Demers were looking  for a government job. They have  undoubtedly secured one���������though  ���������probably_uo6"the~"sort"tliey"were  looking for.  GENTS' FURNISHIHGS-The stock in this department is most complete. Shirts, Ties,  Collars, Socks, Hats, Ready Made Clothing,  etc. in great variety.  Agenti:   .  RAM -LAL'STE-l  HARDWARE AND HOUSE PURNISHINGS-  Parties furnishing are invited to inspect our  Stock of Stoves-and Heaters, including the new  Air Tight Heater, Granite Ware, Cutlery, Silver  Ware and Crockery. Carpets, Oil Cloth and  Linoleum.   An extensive selection.  GROCERIES-Our Stock of Groceries is always  fresh and first-class, being constantly renewed  by consignments from the best houses in the  Dominion.   We lead in Tea and Coffee.  A gents :  Victoria.Powder Co.  daughter of the late II. G. Tufuell,  has been announced." "When it is  remembered that Lord Mount  .Stephen is not and never was Sir  Donald Smith and that Sir Donald  Smith never was president of the  C. P. R., and that Lady Strath~ona  and Mount Royal, the amiable  wife of the late Sir Donald A.  Smith is alive and hearty.  Brother Lowrey's news item if  true will give rise to several  awkward complications.  The Minister of Interior iu his  speech at Vancouver altogether  ignored the Calgary-Edmonton  route to the Yukon, If the  Minister is correctly reported, he  has indeed given Alberta "the  cold shoulder." Can it be that he  has not yet seen tho Bulletin's  special four page edition and Tirrc  lT.-.itA li/s 10 page reprint of  the same ?  The publication of Lord Tennyson's letters by his son has evoked  the opinion from many quarters  that it would have been better if  some of the letters of the late poet  laureate had not been mude  public. Even great men sometimes receive and write letters  which were never iutended for  public perusal. As another great  poet has truly said :   -  Lives of great men all remind us.  As their pages o'er we turn.  ���������That-we'-re-apt-to-lcave-behind-ns^-^  Letters that we ought to burn.  DESPATCHES  THE    DAY'S     NEWS    NUGGETS  FROM ALU SOURCES  Popular Officer Dead���������Blanco's Edict-  Canadian Prosperity ��������� Montreal's  Trouble���������North West Government  Help - for   the   All-Canadian   Route  Winnipeg, November 9.���������Major  Hay of the Toronto Grenadiers is  dead.  Marshal Blanco, the. newly appointed  captain-general, has. issuetl an edict  pardoning till the Cuban rebels.  Canadian exports to Great Britain  increased largely in  October.   ���������  Cold bricks from the Mikado and  Olive mines have been received at Rat  Portage.  St. 'Catherines s'jhool at Montreal  litis been quarantined on account of  small pox.  General Weyler's friends are preparing a reception ou his arrival in Spain.  The Dominion Parliament will probably meet towards the enel of  .Januaiy. ;  PremierMarchond has published his'  scheme of eelucational reform.  Washington authorities anticipate  important results from JSir "Wilfrid  Laurier's visit.  The Xorth West Government 11  construct a road from Port Assiniboine  to the Peace river to develop the Canadian Inltinel route.  Evangelist Moody received word  yesterday that   bo is   ft   grandfather.  Hon. J. I. Tarte will visit Rome with  Charles Russell of London. The.  Manitoba'school ejiiestiou is given as  the reason.  "W. A. G.illihsr, advocate formerly  of Lethbridge bas formed a law partnership with P. E. Wilson,- barrister,  at Nelson, B. C.    .  Three prisoners 111 Portage la Prairie  jail were Hogged on Saturday last in  accordance with sentences passed  upon theni last June.  ��������� Colin McCnaig, manager of the  Molson's Bank at Woodstock has been  appointed to the managership of the  new branch at Quebec.  "Hon. Mr." Fielding has received in  London a deputation of'British business men asking for the passing of n,  Canadian insolvency Jaw.  "Wm. Loutit, C". c", M. P. for Centre  Toronto, has resigned bis seat in parliament owing to pressure of business-  George I". Berti.-am vvill be the Liberal  candidate to sncceeel him.  FERGUSON  The Centre   of  the   Lardeau   Mines  .-1 POINT OE ETIQUETTE  Wardner International: A lady  resideut of Fort Steele asks the  editor of the Prospector "if it is  proper for ��������� one in eating an olive  to remove the exocarp from tbe  drupe with the teet1:. or should it  be done with the knife and fork."  The Prospector editor declines to  answer the query, and no wonder.  The manner in which the exocarp  should be extracted from the drupe  is a question that should not be  decided hastily. The lady was  recently greatly shocked to see a  man grasp the olive with his  incisors, and while the drupe was  deftly landed back onto the  molars, tbe exocarp was fired un-  cermoniously back into the plate  in frontof the gentleman who was  endeavoring to masticate the  drupe and eject the exocarp,  which both science and experience  has shown to be difficult of  digestion. Tlie Prospector editor  hai displayed great wisdom in the  diffidence he has assntneel. J t is to  be hoped, however, that some  savant will give alucitl exegesis on  the proper disposition of the  exocarp aud drupe. It will not  onlv prove a great help in eating  olives, but it may como handy in  loading up on prune?.  Moosomiu Spectator: The Edmonton Bulletin and Tm-CAi.G ah v  IIerai,!) are having 11 lively exchange of epithets over the  Clondike route. The word Clondike is never heard here. With  wheat hovering in the vicinity of  the eighties we don't bother our  heads much about the gold, ice,  innd and general unpleasantness  of the ghastly country up north.  "We have a choice of several  Clondike routes here; they all  start from Moosomin aud extend  in all directions.  Hon. Jisrael Tarte's sidewalks on  the parliament grounds at Ottawa  have already iriven out. The  material of which they were constructed is known as mastic and  is said to be entirely too soft to  resist the constant tramp of the  pure souled and sometimes poorly  soled and badly sold office seeker.  One of the principal issues in the  recent elections at Buffalo was  whether or not the bed bugs were  to be driven out of the city aim-  house. And so the destinies of  the greatest republic ou '���������airth''  are swayed. --���������  CLONDIKE BOATS  Brother Lowrey, the smart man  of the New Denver Ledge, has the  following startling 'litem of east  Canadian news iu his last issue:  "The engagement of Lord Mount  Stephen (better known as Sir  Donald Smith), formerly president  of the C.  P.  R.,  to Miss Glan,  John Henry Smith, the successor of  Biighani Voting, is visiting the Mormon settlement at Cardston.  John Dyke, who for many years has  acted as Oantidian emigration agent at  Liverpool, has been tlismissetl. his  place having been fillet"  by Alt'.  Jury.  Campbell's hardware store on Main  street. Winnipeg, wtis completely  gutted by fire la.st Friday afternoon.  The fire was caused by an explosion of  japan.  Assistant Commissioner Mcllrce, X.  W. M. P., who litis recovered from his  reeent accident is at prevent at Vancouver purchasing suppliers for the  Yukon Police.  It is staled that the Government  proposes next session tei initiate legislation increasing, the retiring allowance of Supreme Court judgos from  two-thirds to four-fiftli3 of their salaries.  The Battleford perjury trials resulted  in a verdict of guilty against Skelton  and Dewar anel a disagreeiuie.-nt in the  case of Daunais. The accused were  prominent Liberal politicians. ,  K. II. Baines,'late manager nf- the  Dominion Bank at Napanee, has been  transferred to Toronto. All the other  employees of the bank at the time of  the robbery have* beendismissed. The  bank's usefulness in Napanco is also  said to have departed. ||  ���������The British Columbia full court has  given judgment in the Klkee bridge  accideiitfca.se eif Patterson vs. the  corporation of Victori'i, dismissing the  defendants appeal from the judgment  of the court below wliich awarded the  plaintiff .$ 13.500 elamagcs. Leave was  granted the defendants to appeal  directly to the Privy Council.  Two Models Built by Colonel Barwis-  Patents Applied For  (From tlio Calf-sirs- Herald)  Colonel Barwis, of this city has  finished two models of boats for Clonelike travel, which contain some new  principles and appear-to be admirably  adapted to the purpose for which they  are intended.  One is a model eif a large boat suitable for the McKenzie liver, to be 25  feet long with a 0 loot beam, and  capable of carrying 4 tons of supplies  and 0 men.  Ihe smaller boat is calculated to  carry the maximum of freight to the  minimum weight of boat. Colonel  Barwis claims that a 20x0 ft boat built  on the principles of liis patent will  carry   3   tonscof supplies and -1 men.  The main idea of the boat is that  the siding is laid on diagonally, and is  only an eighth of an inch thick, and  is fo be covered with S ov.. duck. The*  Colonel claims tbat a boat of 1 he above  i-ize can be made to weigh only a hundred pounels: and that it will be ;vs  light anil imie-h stronger than a birch  bark canoe of the same sr/.e. Another  new idea of tlie Colonel's is a telescopic  keel, which can be letdown ov drawn  up instantly.  The models wore examined by Commissioner Cbipman the either day and  he was so pleased that he intimated  the: Hudson's Bay Co., would probably  reejuire a large number for their own  use.  Tlie Pioneep  Stopes  ,.lirof Ferguson  ---������������������- -. -and^-Ten'-iMile  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Everything  to  be; found in a general storo.  Poet Ol"lco in eoni-.cction.  At our TEN-MILK BRANCH Storo  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  end all "liners' and Prospectors' Supplies arc    kept on hand   -Vancouver anel Njvv Westminster  have: Sunday cars.  W. 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How I loved him! And it was no  wonder. I had seen so little of life. He  was really the first young-, handsome  man I had known. That beautiful  June was tho happiest month oC my  life: not that I forgot tlio troubles and  sorrows of others, but that the glamour ot love's young elream was so  Ftrong: upon me that my heart was  lull.  Ulric Culmore had conic to Ullamere  to study and to rest, yet how oCten in  (lie early mornings, when the lake was  like a sheeL oi" molten gold aiiel the  rosy light lay en the distant hills, I  found liim in the grounds or down by  the water'side! And I had not the  faintest ielea the t he came because he*  "\ ishctl to talk to mo. Tho knowledge  that I loved him with a full and perfect loio that was to be my one secret  in life, gave me, strange to say, perfect ease in liis presence, perfect confidence while with him. So we talked  In tho early morning hours, under tlv'  stately trees, and down by the' river  side, tho birds singing to us, tho flowers sending us their sweet perlume,  tho sun shining down  upon us.  Mr. Culmore liked talking to me. He  always took breakfast with Lady Cul-  ' more and mo. He very often caine  during the morning to read to us as  wo sat in the sliaele of the great spead-  ing trees; ho followeel us always into  the drawing room after dinner; lie accompanied us in our walks and drives.  "How much pleasanter a house is  when there is a gentleman to take an  interest in matters!" -I saiel one day  thoughtlessly to Lady Culmore.    I re-  ^,  .l*>.=r     **W mSt, i'i  luumi  "E0  YOU  KNOW   WHAT TIII*j   MEAN'S ?"'  pen ted the words the moment I saw her  face  grow pale.  One morning UhiLc and I were together amongst the roses. He plucked  one and gave it to me; it was a lovely  moss rosebud just peeping coqueltishly  frem its green leaves.  "Do you know what this means?" he  asked.  I said "Xo." that I knew nothing of  the language of flowers.  You do not know what a moss rosebud symbolizes?" he eiuestioned. "Promise mo to [try  to  find out."  Was it the warm sunlight that dazzled my happy eyes? 1 could not look  at h.ni. 1 took the rosebud and ran  away shamefacedly.  "IHtes Forster," he said, "do" not  waste this beautiful evening Indoors.  Our host and hostess have both withdrawn. Let us enjoy the last rays or  the sun.    "Will you come ?"  Would I ? My heart went out to him  In answer. Whither evould he have led  that  I  would  not have  followed ?  "You will not need hat or cloak this  leiely evening," he continued.  A black shawl of Lady Culmore's  lay on the couch. He wrapped it in  Spanish fashion around my head and  fchoulders. ���������  "I -will sf.o-.v the flowers thoir queen,"  he said. "Let us leave the world, with  all Its cares and miseries behind us,  "llss Forster, and go for an hour Into  f-.\'ry-land."  "Where   is  fairy-land ?"   I  asked.  "Wherever we like to make It," he  replied. "We shall Und ours near the  hike."  Shall I over forget the scent of the  magnolia, which was In full bloom;  and filled the air with perfume ?  Shall I ever forget the cry of the  cus,hat dove, the song of the night-  n gale on the far side of the lake, the  golden light on tho water, the fair,  Line sky, tho scent of the blossoms  wo  crushed beneath our. feet "  Just where the magnolia-tree, with  its great, white, scented flowers, stood,  I It* lake formed a little bay. Lady  Culmore, who had pretty fancies when  sho was not too miserable to entertain them, called it "Magnolia Bay."  I told Mr. Culmore this, and ho smiled  at the pretty conceit.  "V,re will make it our fairy-land," he  saiel.  Such an hour comes only once in  life?; and it came, thank Heaven, then  for me ! The water of the lake softly  rippled and kissed tho green banks; the  v-lnd stirred the magnolia-blossoms.  Far away stretched the rugged brown  hills, golden now in the light of the  setting sun. My lover was silent for  seme minutes, then he took both my  hands, looking at them earnestly.  "You year no rings, Miss Forster,"  he  said.  "J haven't any," I replied cpiickly.  "Madame gave me my mother's wed-  dir.g  ring;  but it broke."  "I wonder it you will think me very  rude if I make one comment ?" he  continued. .'  "I should never think you rude," I  answered, "make what comment you  might,"  "As you wear no engagement' ring,  I venture to conclude you are not engaged ?"    - . .  "To be married, do you mean ?" I  asked,   in .supreme  wonder.  "Yes,   to   be   married,"   he   said.  "Oh, no! How could that, be ? I  have been at school all my life."  "You have" never had a lover ?" he  pursued.  "No,   never,"-1   answered.  "I knew it," he said.    "Ah, Kate," no  CHAPTER  IX.__ ' "   '  As I hurried from Mr. Culmore, I almost ran against Lady Culmore. I  stopped  to apolosize.  "Where   are   you   going   in   such   a  hurry?"  shi asked.  "I do not know," 1 replied.  ,"Xot   know   whore   you   are   going,  Kate?    How strange!"  It was perfectly true. I only knew  that I was running away from happiness so great .that it dazed me as do  the r.iys of a burning sun. Lady Cul-  pit-re looked at-me earnestly���������I would  have given the world it I could have  hidden my face from her gaze.  "Oh, child," she said.."what is this I  read in your eyes!   What is it, Kate?"  "Nothing,"  I   replied,   trying guiltily  _ to hide the, rosebud.        __ _         ___  "Nothing?" she repeated. "Lift up  your head, Kate, and look at me."  There was no help for it. I raised  my hea<J, and looked at her. She  gazed  Into  piy  eyes,   and  said :  "My  dear,  the light that is in your  eyes is the light that never yet shone  on .land  or sea.    Do you know  what  that is ?"  ,   "No," I answered.  "The light of love," she said. "Oh,  Kate, what���������who has brought it  there?"  'The sunlight," .1 answered, as I ran  away a second time.  It was only natural that'I should go  to the library in search of a "Language of Flowers," and I read, "tosa-  roeebud���������confession of love." Ah, me,  I smile now I But tlien, when I read  it, a great, an almost solemn awe  came over me. I felt as a pilgrim feels  .when he first enters a shrine. - Of  course' it was all nonsense, merely a  jc=t. It was not likely that he loved  line, gtlll I would far rather that he  had not jested with me on such a  subject. And then the delicious memory of his words came to me. He  had said that I was one pf the loveliest  elrls he liad ever seen.    ,  How my heart beat I How my whole  ,<=cul seemed filled with .sunshine and  Jiufpiness ! Could any one be wretched in thic beautiful world ? And then,  jike an icy fi*ind, came the memory  pt Lady Culmore. .She had loved her  JipsbaivJ, -ind what w~~ her reward ?  I remembered what she said when I  told her of my prayer on Christmas  Eve. Yet, not heeding the warning, ~  jviapped up my precious" rosebud. I  .we-jiicjer if,,ever one small flower made  pny gi*" sp perfectly happy before ?  When f saw Lady Culmore the next  time, iier face -was pale from excessive  weeping, and I coufd n,~t help wondering if what hael passed between us  1'ad not roused bitter-sweet memories  in her heart. .    .  .  * * ��������� * * ������  -Dinner was over; it hatl been the?  -ordinary curious, constrained meal,  with the usual pnmpleto estrangement ot husband anil wife, the usual  rfforts at cheerfulness on the part Qf  Jllr, Culmore. How I longed to get  M-Wiiy, longed for tlio brightness of  sunlight ������������i<l flowers, for the fresh  air and outdewr  rre*e*elom.  "low It happened I can not toll. I  re-pm to see* that evening always  fln-tHigh *��������� pert elc n mis". Sir Rudolph  urns In his .study, cngnrrod on some  J'i-������>1ncFS about Un* estate, Lady Ctil-  jtirre had disappeared #nd Ulric came  to me.      . . ���������    ���������  "As if I could help wishing it, Kate.  I ?m your  first  lover, darling ?"  "And my last,"  I said, earnestly.  "That I believe. No lover has looked Into your beautiful e-yes, no lover  has kissed your lips���������sweet as they  are true ! May I have the first kiss,  Kate ~"  And there, in the glory of the evening sunset, my lover kissed mc for the  first time; and that kiss bound my  heart to him forever.  Tlie sun had set, leaving the water  cold and gray, before we remembered  how time was flying. The Lb-els had  alb gone to rest, al lnature seemed io  repose when we rose to return to the  house.  "Mr.  Culmore,"  I   began.  "Never, "Mr. Culmoie' again, Kate,"  he said. "Mine is not a very melodious  name, but you must try to use it. Say  'Ulric' always when you speak to me."  "Ulric," I said, shyly, "do not tell  anyone just yet. Let me grow accustomed  to  it  first."  "I will do as you wish, my darling."  ho said  ."but  for a  short time  only."  And then, although we wero so near  the house that any one could see us  from the windows, he kissed me again.  ���������'you weak no kings, .miss i'orster?"  woman's eyes are ever the same after  a'lover has looked into their depths!  Ycurs  are   as  clear/as    the  morning  star.    No   lover- has   ever  gazed   into  t'ntm.    Kate, -raise them to mine." .������,.  But,   instead1** of   tliat,   I   burled   my  - f aec^in-my-handsr1?-^���������       "���������=-_=-=���������  The   birds   sang    on,   the    wavelets  broke tranquilly against the bank; but  above tho song and the ripple I. heard  the  voice  that held  all  the  music  of  earth for me.  "Did you find out what the moss-  rceebud symbolized ? You must tell  mc.    Did you find It out, Kate ?"  ."Yes," I whispered, almost inaudi-  bly." _  "I loved you "fit first sight, Kate,"  he said. "You were 3lttlng hero by the  lake whe I saw you. You do not know  ihe charm of your own face. Yet you  ���������will learn it quickly enough when you  are In the world of men. I could not  imagine who you were, for my brother  had not told me of the new additin to  his household; but I thought yu the  liveliest girl I had ever seen; and  Kate, in that first moment my heart  went out to you, and it has never come  back. I wanted to tell you this days  age, but I have hesitated; you seemed so unconscious of it all. To trouble  you with the cares of love seemed  like breaking into some beautiful sanctuary; yet I do not see why I should  not be happy, if I can. Kate, I love  you, and I want you to be my wife."  That was the answer to my prayer.  "I love you so dearly, so weS, Kate,  that I will tlevote my lire to *������e_ni. Will  you love me In return 1"  I did���������Heaven only knew how well.  But it occurred to me that it would  be madness for him. to marry me, I  had nothing but what he was pleased  to call my beauty anel my loving  heart. . I had neither fortune, position  nor connections, and I felt sure that  all these were needful to him. I told  him that fie could not do a worse  thing for himself. He laughed, and  said that he was the be.it judge. Vfe  loved me, and nothing else was of coiii  sequence.  I did not U-ll him all���������how I had  loved him from the first moment I had  heard his voice. Some few details I  U'.pt secret even fiom liipi. Wo plighted our troth by the side of the Inkp-���������  a troth that has not been broken, and  lien er   will   be.,'  His wife' How little I dreamed that  I j-liould ever hear those words ! I had  loved him .with a love that was all  humility.  "You   dellidit   my   eyes   just   as  you  gladden   my   heart.   Kate,"   said     my  lovrr.   "It   se"Ciiis   to    mc    always    as  though you move to .-onic ������vve't hidden  music,     You    confess     th-it   you _ love  ni.*. Kate* "  "Y<*s; I love you," 1 replie.'".  "And  you promise to be my wife ?.'.'  "Yes���������If you really wish it."  CHAPTER X.  "Kate," cried my lover impatiently,  "there are limits to human endurance*. !"  "Very small limits they are!" I retorted. "You, Ulric, are the most Impatient  of  men."  The  dark  handsome face smiled.,  "You do not mean it, Kate. ��������� If 1  thought' you   did���������"  "You shall not' kiss me again,' Ulric;  I have made up my mind. Yesterday,  I am sure,  the gardener saw you."  "He may see me again to-day, if  he likes!" laughed Ulric. "If a man  may not kiss the girl whom he is going to marry, pray tell me whom he  is to kits ?"  That was a problem I was unable  at the moment to solve.  "Strange that we should ' both be  thinking of the same thing ! I was  just about to tell you that human endurance has its limits, and that I shall  not bear this kind, of thing much  longer." -   ���������  1 knew very well that "this kind of  thing" meant silence as.to our engagement, but I'was so unwilling to  speak of it.-    .  ' It was a glorious morning at the end  of June. My lover���������heaven bless hi-s  handsome head and dark beautiful face  ���������had come out to smoke a cigar under  the chestnut trees. As a mo.tter of  curse, I must go'with him. Sir Rudolph had ritld:n over to Ulladale;  U,'iic  hatl   eclined   tu   accompany  him.  "We will have a little plclu'.c ot*our  c-wn Kale,", he said; "I will 'have a  cigar or lwo, you s-hall have sornt  fruit, ar.d we .will improve the shining hours."  , It was absind lo resist, to make excuses���������which I did hypocritically  t-jiougl*.���������for nothing on earth was so  delightful.lo me as to  be  with  him.  "You forg't.." I said, "that I am  Lcdy  Culmore's  companion."  "I know tlia.t you are my com-  P'lrion,". he said: "and I shall not givo  you up cither to Lady Culmore or to  ar.y  one  else.".;  Ho arranged", a most comfortable  seat for me. and placed, some fruit  where I could easily reach it���������rich ripp  sti-E-wbon-ics .and  purple grapes. .  "Now, you have .nothing to do but  to sit still. Kate, look charming, and  let me admire you. Do you know that  you loolcdiko.the morning itself? Your  eyes are so bright, and you havo th-  daintiest colors. Your hair���������what  d.irk hair it is, Kate !���������all lies in rings  and waves. -Altogether, I am more in  h.ve. than ever with my future wife!"  ��������� He knelt by iny side, kissed/my  hands, kissed my lips, called me by  every endearing name. I wondered for  a moment whether he would always  love mo in this fashion, or wh=l������er  coldness or estrangement.would come  to us as it had- come to .Sir Rudolph  -and-Lady-Culmore_=iJ ��������� ���������- -������������������=������������������  "You are thinking of something disagreeable, Kate; I know it by the ex-  l.rtssion  of your  face." .  I  sighed.  "I will not haye you sigh, dearest,"  said my lover. "Sighs must not pass  such lips as yours���������lips made for  smiles and kisses."  "Ah. sweet .sunny houre, sweeter  th'-ih words oin tell, how quickly they  pasred, and how blissful "they were !  "I am saying. Kate," continued Ulric, " that I have, come to the; end of  my endurance. To love you as I do,  yet not to be at liberty to give full  expression to that love. Is torture, Last  night, when you were singing, you  looked   so   c-'-ptlvatlng    that   I    could  -���������'V^V^v*^  "i WAS SAYING, KATE,'' CONTINUED ULRIC,  "tHjVT I  IIAVK COME TO THE END  OF MY ENDURANCE."  hardly refrain from taking yqu In my  arms and kissing you."  "It was well you did not," Israld,wondering what Lady Culmore would have  thought.  "You said, dearest, you wished me  to keep silence about our engagement  for a short time*, because you wanted  to grow accustomed to it. Aro you accustomed  to It yet?"  I raised my happy eyes to his fac3,  and told him that the wonder of it was  so great that, if I lived for a century,  it would still be a source of supreme  astonishment to me.  "Evidently, then, it is quite useless  ���������vvaiting any longer. Lot me tell my  brother his evening. My darling, I  want to marry you in the autumn.  Are those tears i= your eyes, Kate?"  'Yes, tears of joy," I replied. "I am  so happy, Ulric���������no girl in the wiide  world was ever happier; but I can not  foi get the misery that surrounds us,  If I could see Lady Culmore less miserable. Sir Rudolph, more like you, I  should not care. I know how It will  be when we tell her; she will cry, or  say some of those terrible things that  one can not bear to hear, and Sir Rudolph will be colder than ever. Out  litre in the sunlight, where the waters  shine, the roses bloom, and the iv-hole  world Is lovely, it Is easy to be happy  and to talk of love; but in that  sltdowed house, by that shadowed  hearth, where husband and wife speak  of our love there, a shadow will fall  over it."  Ills face grew grave, the laughter  died from  his  eyes.  "I understand," he said, in a low  voice, "and I sympathize sincerely.  Kate," he continued after a time, "I  have never liked to speak to you about  the matter, but what ccan possibly  hjve parted those two ? Do you know  anything about It '!"  "Nothing in the world,"I replied.  "No one  could know less."  "Has ths coldness existed ever since  you have been here ?"  "Yes; and It is that which makes  me dislike to speak of my own happy  love."  "I have said nothing about it," continued Ulric; "but I was never" so  shocked, so startled, so distressed in  my life. Tho first night I spent here  I thought the" coldness was only a  passing one���������and even that horrified.  me; but, when I saw that it was al-  v. ays the same, that nothing changed or softened It, I was bewildered.  Do you know, Kate, that they were  or.ce the most devoted of lovers, thai  Rudolph was mad about her. and thai  she, so beautiful and graceful, was  sought after everywhere ? She rejected some eft'the best offers in England  to  marry  Rudolph."  "And now he is tired of her ?" 1  asked.  "No, that Is not it. I have watched  them closely���������for I. would do anything  to .bring about a different state of  things���������and have come to the conclusion that there is a secret between  them", and that it  concerns Nest."  "Of what nature is the 'secret, do  you think, Ulric ?" I asked.  ��������� "I read fear and shrinking in her  face," replied my lover. "Evidently  she has done something which has  made her afraid of him. What it can  be is a mystery to me. She is so  gentle, so loving, I can not imagine  that she would do" anything wrong. I  am_sure.it is .a strong reason, on his  .yart that causes him to treat her in  this" fashion."  . "I pity her the most," I said. "She  loves .him so dearly; her whole life  seems to be a passion of love and pain."  "And I," said Ulric, slowly, "pity  him the most; I see In his face such'an  expression of torture. I know that  he loved her so entirely that his heart  must have been broken before matters  cune to this pass."  I told him how I had found lier by  the lakeside; her face buried in the  grass, crying to Heaven for pardon  ���������lhat it had been, all for,.love of him.  My lover was silent for some time  after "that.     "��������� "    -.,-"  "I seems a dishonorable thing," I  said, "to try to discover a secret that  is evidently kept from one; but, if anything could be done to bring them  together, or even to, re-establish ordinary kindness and civility between  them, it would be a good deed."  Still, my lover, always so quick of  speech was  silent.  "Kate," he said, after a time, "are  you sure that Lady Culmore used  those. words���������'all   for   him'?"  "Not once, but a hundred times," I  replied. And then I saw that his face  had grown pale.  " 'All for him,' " he repeated. "That  would imply that she admitted having  done , something. wrong. - but - that it  was for his sake."  I'That is what I have always  thought, Ulric���������that she did some  wrong  to  him."  "What could she have dine ?" he  continued, "She loves .him to.> citirely  to have given a thought to any one  else."  "No, she has never betrayed him  t-ven by a thought," I said. And,.I saw  .the dark face grow paler.  "Kate," asked my lover, solemnly,  "havo you ever tried to imagine what  Lady Culmore couid possibly have  done ?"  "Never. She is truthful, or I might  think that she had lied tn some shameful way."  "But what could she have lied  about ?" asked Ulric. "There was no  mystery about their love or marriage;  and the lie must havo been a shameful one which could part them."  "Candidly, Ulric, I have seen no  fault in Lady Culmore except a too  great love for her husband. To mo  hc-r character seems perfect in every  other respect. I believe she loves him  mc-st. devotedly. I thing she would  do anything "in the wide world for  him. I can imagine that she might  even mistake wrong for right for his  sake. Nay, Ulric, I can go further; I  believe that she loves him so entirely  that she would do wrong for his sake  anel think it right. Love for him Is  the master-passion" of her nature."  Ulric looked terribly distressed.  "Why," I cried, "the shadow is  spreading to you. You look miserable.  What   is   it 7"  "A   horrible     idea,"     he   replied���������"a  false  one,  I could  swear,   but so  unutterably   horrible   that   It   has   made  "me  III." ���������   '  He looked ill.  .'Teh  me what  ll is ?" .1  requesteti.  ''I curi  not.  Kate,  To  Have' my* life  I wemld  not put  Into words  the  Idea  that has crossed my mind."  Not only hael his face grown white,  but his hands trembled. I did not  ]lke tn 3"k him any further questions.  He stamped  (ds foot Impatiently.  "How foolish I am, Kate," he cried,  "frightening myself with a scare-crow!  I must have a terribly depraved mind  for such an idea to cross It. That Is  tlie worst of my profession; we are  always diving Into motives. Kate, this  has spoiled our picnic. Let us forget  it."  He spoke lightly; but it was in vain;  he could not forget. I saw him shudder  again and again. He rose from his  seat, and paced up and down by the  lakeside, his arms folded, his head  bent, intense misery on his face. Truly cur picnic was spoiled. I went to  him at last, and laid my head upon  his arm.  "Forigve me, my darling," ho said.  "I have a fit ot the horrors. I am  ashamed ot myself. Toll me ono thing  ir.<,re. Justice Is justice. Tell me. In  all her raving and, lier prayers, has  Lady Culmore ever said anything  about  a   little  child ?"  "Why," I cried in wonder, "that ia  the very thing she is afraid of !"  I told him of the scenes which had  occurred. He stood like one transited.  "Great Heaven," he said at last. "1  believe X am right 1 I believe with my  whole heart apd soul that I ������.m right.  Kate, It is all over with our picnic.  Come  back  to  the  house."  IMPERIL BAHI(  It is now expected that the Dominion Parliament will meet about the  middle of January.  Still another town has arisen in the  Kootenay. The last issue of the 13. O.  Gazette announces the incorporation  of Cumbet land, in tbe Nelson district.  Judgment was given on Saturday in  the case of ding vs.the city of Victoria  arising out of the Point lOUice bridge  disaster. The jury found for the plaintiff $20,000 damages and costs.  The agricultural department, Ottawa, has issued a bulletin i'or distribution to farmers-, on tuberculosis in  cattle. Interested parties should \no-  cure a copy of this bulletin by addressing tlio dfparlment.  O. E. Tripp, representing the London  Graphic, lias journeyed through the  Crows Nest, pass for the purpose of  securing data on the work ot construction and of getting some views for an  illustrated article in the Graphic.  An application will be made to parliament at its next session to incorporate a company to construct a railway from a point near Cranbrook in  East Kootenay via Fraser river, Parsnip river ana Finlay river to the  Yukon.  Tho Toronto Globe has a well written editorial advocating the all Canadian route to tho Yukon,and pointing  out that only by tbe establishment of  such a route can Canadian merchants  receive a fair share of" the trade of  that countiy.  The latest "nickel-in-the-slot" device  is a bicycle which you can ride live  miles for five cents. . You can't cheat  the machine, for when the five miles  are covered you must drop another  nickel in the slot. It* you don't the  bike bucks like a broncho, anl throws  you over a, fence.  The C. P. li. ran its first train' into  Kossland on Saturday last, according  to the arrangement enteied into with  the Columbia and Western. Passengers now leave Rossland daily at 8 a.m.  arriving at Nelson at 11.30 a.m. The  returning train leaves Nelson at 5 p.m.  arriving in Rossland at 0 p.m.  J. T. Gordon of Gordon to' Ircnsiele,  said to. a Free Press representative  that last week his firm did the largest  cattle shippincr business in the history  of the North West trade, for any one  week. Sixteen hundred head were  sent to Chicago, 2,000 to the east and  oOOstockeis were brought up fiom  Ontario for westernranchers.  M. J. Haney, superintendent of construction of the Crows Nest railway,  has been interviewed at Nelson relative to the alleged unfair treatment of  the men employed on, the road. He  stated that same of the men  endeavored to evade payment of  the fares advanced for them by the  Company, and also tried to make  trouble. The men were supplied with  tho best of boarel and w'ere paiel 100  cents on the dollar. The sum of 50c  charged for medical fees was the least  amount-he everliearilof-any company  charging.  Job Printing---  offers  The   Wbkkly  IIerjM.ii  and Family Herald and  Weekly    Star,     (with  beautiful premium pie- <6-J  ture' both one year for *P 1  The Weekly Herald  and Tho Sun, (Canada's  Farmers' Sun reorganized), both one year for  The Weekly Herald  and Toronto Mail and  Empire both one year  i'or   The Weekly Hiirald  and Farm and Fireside  both one year for ."  Thk \*\ ekkly Herald  alone sent to any part"  of Canada or United  States for one year   75  1.25  .50  .50  1.00  The He-Paid  Calgary, filta.  AIS Read It  CALGARY MARKETS  Wholesale   Prices   as    They    To-Day  Stand.  Hutter (salt)   ..$() IS      $ 0 CO  Butter (fresh)   ..   0 23          0 00  Cheese   ..   0 10 to    0 12.\  Kpgs   ..    0 2.1 to    0 00  Potatoes   ..   0 2.1         (1 :io  Turnips   . t,   0 30          0 00  Bacon (elry stilt)   ..    0 11           0 00  Hav   ..    il 00 to    0 00  Oals'   ..0 2."          0 CO  Bailey   ..   0 -I'D          0 00  Wheat No. lllard..  ..    0 70          0 00  "    No. 2 frozen.  ..   0 10         0 00  And Head It All���������Every  page, every column, every  line. No paper in North  Kootenay has one-fourth its  circulation, or is as well read  by so many persons as The  Semi-Weekly Revelstoke  Herald. To reach the people  of North Kootenay its  columns must be used, and in  fact it can boast of what no  other paper in its district  can. Every business hou������e'  in Revelstoke advertises in  it. aud are satisfied it brings  results. What better guarantee could outside advor-  ' Users ask ?  Its newsy columns, its  telegraphic, its typographical  neatness, its free delivery, its  interest in the welfare of  Kootenay, are steadily increasing its circulation.  We solicit your business  on. the -basis of results���������not  from sympathy. We can  help increase your business.  Write us for particulars.  !h* Revelstoke Herald  REVELSTOKE, b. c.  Townsite  Changed  lands ..  Although not much advertising  has been doiie, Rosebery townsite,  at the head of Slocan Lake, has  been steadily coming to the front  for the last three mouths.  Wl^at Strong Poinis  Rosebery Holds on  the   Slocan Lake  Rosebery will have an ore  sampling works in a few months  with a capacity of a 100 tons a day.  Rosebery is in tho centre of and  distributing point for Slocan City,  Sandon, Nakusp, New Deuver,  Silverton, Enterprise, Three Forks,  Concentrator and Cody, only 12  miles distant from the mining  centre of the Slocan (Sandon).  Rosebery is destined to be the  concentrating point.'  Rosebery is the sampler point.   ,  Rosebery is the ship yard of the  Slocan.  Rosebery is the only safe harbor  ou the lake.  Buy Lots Now   !f  You Want To   Mal-e Moqey.  Send afc onco to the general  agent for maps and price list or  any further information.  A. M. Beattie,  c9tt Geqeral Agent.  TIME C/\RD  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  GOlXC. WEST DAILr OOISO EAST  8 "0 am Leavo Kaalo Arrive 3.50 p m  S:~0������aiii ...South Fork... 3:15pm  9~~am    ii*   ... .Sproale'a    "      2.-15 pm  i-ol am '������������������ ...vThltewstcr... ������������������ ������00pm  1003am ' ... Bear Lake... '��������� 1:18pm  10:18am ��������� . -McGuigan.... ���������' 1.33pm  10.38 am " C.dy Junction " 1:12 pm  10*"iJ a m Arrive Sandon Leave l_C0pm  CODY USE  Leave ll-00am....Seindon "nivol 1:15am  Arrive 11:20 a m ....Cody Leavo 11:25am  ROBtT.RT.ll"VING   < GEO.F.COPELAND  O.K. and P. A.       I      "tupcrlntea est  Head Office, Toronto. ���������  Paid Up Capital $2,m(m .  He8erve    -   -   -   -   1,200,0,0  Directors}:"  H. S. Howland, President .  T.R.Memtt, Vice Pres., (St. Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T. Sutherland Stayner,  Elins Rogers. - ���������   -.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branohea " ,.,  North West and. British Columbia ';*''  Brandon Portage la "' Veoicouvei'-  Calgary Prairie Winnipeg..*.  Edmonton  Prince Albert  Revelstoko  Ontario  Essex        - Niagara Falls    St;-Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto -  Gait Rat Portage -   Welland .  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The best and. cheapest route, from"  Revelstoke to all points east and west. ���������  ' Through . tickets' "to' .Vancouver, "'  Winnipeg. St.' ��������� Paul. Chicago,'" New '  York, Montreal and Toronto.   '--'.   ���������-  First class dining :and sleeping cars  on all trains. - Jr*.  .   "    ���������  Through  tourist  cars  to. St,"'Paul  daily, and to Toronto every Monday, '  und Montreal and Boston on Thursday.".  Purchase tickets to your destination,  and have baggage checked through. ��������� -1 *  For  full  information   as  to.'rates,  time, etc., apply to nearest agent, to * -'  T. W. BRADSHAW, V ,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or,to E. XCOYLE*; -���������_.',  Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouvei*.-*''  The Canadian Pacific Steamship Company's  Steamers    _S'aku*p' 'and' * Kootenay " leavo  'VrTowhead every diy, except Sunday for/all  points   in Kootenay,- niacin*: exmneettonVat    >  Nakusp tor all points on Nakunp and Slocan    ������"  Railway, and Slocan Lake. *' ���������-      "���������--.- -.������������������*-  Close  connection at  Robson   for'-    eleon,   ���������  Kaslo, BiUf our and Pilot Bay -    ���������> ; .    ������������������-.-,..  Cle-_e connection   at' .Trail, for Roesland,  *N OTthport and all points south.'- - - ...    , ,  For  full information; Udretf,' maps, eto.;.  call on or addrets     --."."' 7 r ���������*. - -       0 '  '   T. "V." BR'iV-bSHA.-V.V  Agent Revelstoke).   Or to   ��������� c'-  H.' M.* MjtcGREGOR, ���������  Travelling- Passenger A gent,Netton. - .,>.  E.J.COYLE, Dis. Passenger Astent, Vanoonver.  QSmm,  Is the Shortest "and '���������-.    "*  Quickest-Line to.'.;   ,-;  WALLACE,. FARM1NGTON,'. '  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  ,  PULLMAN,0    LEWISTON,  COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA;  PORTLAND,.  PENDLETON^  SAN FRANCISCO, MOSCOW,  CRIPPLE CREEK,    '-"  AXD   ALL POINTS   EAST, OR - SOUTH.  *j v-  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .   .  Via1 Silt' Lake,; Dehvejv' -���������-!-.  Omaha and Kansas City.: * -  Steamship -Tickets to ��������� and from  Europe and other foreign countries;, .-  Train for the ' East  and   Portland *  departs 7:15 p.m. daily.   WaHace'and  Moscow accommodation "depaits. ,7:45, /  a,m.   daily.      Through' serviee.V-'-'-No*":'''  delays or lay overs anywhere,      ."��������� '      "!"  Get through tickets ahd'further in-    "  formation of O. R. & N. city ticket'  office,    No.    430.   Riverside - -"avenue, "'  corner Stevens St., Spokane; 'Wash.   -  J. Campbell,' _.!.  -General. Agent, Spokane.  W. H. Hurlburt,'G. P. A., Portland.  Spokane Fallsand Jio^tliepn  ���������Nelson and Ft. Slieppapd s  Red .Mountain Kys.  The only all rail rent" will ont chance o  cai? by-wem Spokane. Norliiort. .Roaland  and .Nelson'   -*���������    *- "--    "  Nelson.  ���������j"*���������m>* j..v������w*.u.fc. .jwipiiwmji  ebo   betwsca   loarand   and  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY.  LitAVK. NORTHPORT abxivx.  F-oi���������Spokane- PromSpokane-  uMp.m ."....l:2~t "  FotllMjliuiii- j-ron, j^J  *ggfe: -ssSBts*  1:WP-m "~������B(ftn.   .  Clow connections atPelson irith steamer  f~r Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake pointo.^^'  Passengers for KetUe River aad Boundary  (.reek connect at Marcus witbiUn daOr;  ,tJ--.. >V-.'--"-.-;,-" "���������_.'" If you require anything in  the shape of a  Fine Ra-zor  Strop  Brush  Mug  Soap  or any of the Face Powders or  Lotions, you can buy from a good  assortment and at right prices at  .Canada Drug &  ^^-   Book,Co., Ltd.  Chas. K. Maci>onald, Manager.    '  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  NEWS  LOCAL AND  GENERAL  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About -Revelstoke.  * City Directory���������50 cents.  7 New fur capes at Stevenson & Co.'s.  * Spring chicken at the Buffet���������50c.  Ivlr. Taylor is putting up a residence  for C. E.Shaw on First St,  nny   size, at  J New  lace   curtains,  Stevenson to Co.'s.  Mr. XV. White. Q.C., returned from  Vancouver this morning.  A session t>f the county e-ourt will  commence here tit 10 a. in., Dec. 15th.  t Large stock of boys' clothing nt  Stevenson tt Co.'s, Union hotel  block.  Fourteen   inches   of   snow   fell    i;t  .-Trout Lake Citv up to   last Wednesday.  A largo assortment of P. O. corsets  iust'opened up todav at C. B. Hume  is Co's.    :���������  The keel  for   tbe  new   steamer for  Trout Like is being sawn out at Coni-  - aplix.  t Men's overcoats at the right prices  at Stevenson to Co.'s.  \ Gus Lund is applying Cor permission  to purtliase 320 acres of land em McCullough Creek.  A survey- of the Great Northern  iri-oup of six claims is being made by  Mr.-Henderson.  Mr, A.  Baniford,   briikciiian on ".the  ' C. P. ___"!., left for Calgary this morning.  tie hinted tbat he might have  a companion on bis return.  t Men's German socks in all qualities  ".it Stevenson & Co."s.  Batterson & Co. are   opening up  a  Inhacceinist's .-mil hook anel  stationer's  .-to:e in the buiWing vacated bv J. R.  -^Hull-irCo: "-"���������=-���������=-^--= _-   * Be informed: buy a City Directory  * -Buckwheat, but cakes tinel maple  syrup, 25c, at the I'liU'el.  I. See our fancy vet-Is at KUivcii'on  & Co.'s.    .!.'F. Uoyle, liiniiitgcr.  Mr. F. Ahiin litis been appointed  organist anil choir muster oi" St. Peter's  church.  ' The IJulTi'i Cafe*, opposite llie post  office, Flout S|., 1'i.ir .*c Hamilton.  ]irops. Anything you want couUeil  nny way yuti want it. tf  Mr. r..iiinell Sawyer, U.'C.L., representing ������������������'lhe .Montreal tlir/.i'Ue is in  lown today, I'lillecling iiil'oriii.-il inn for  -cries of "letters on Kootenay for his  pa per.  Mr. S. S.t mulcts. ni~iina.t*r o_| Hniiriic.  Hi-os,' hardware department It'll, this  nieiriiing for Calgarv In be intirricil lo  Miss- .May .lanes, tl fair resilient uf the  ranching .capital.  Mr. W. II. Viekers bus been  gazetted collector for flit'Trout Lake  anel Linile.-iii mining division, anti Mr.  Fred. Fi-tiser collector anil deputy  registrar'of the county.court.  ���������Mr. A. R. B. Ilt'tirii bus on hand  SSI.50 with the Revelstoke Station P.  O. lo hear fn.ni, out of the proceeels  of the concert for the cemetery im-  iirtiveiucnt fnnel. Mr. R. Tuppin  kindly donated tin: rent of (lie  live dollars.  hall,  Rev. T. Crosby, president, of the B.  '.'.. Conference, will preach in the  Methodist church next Sunday.: Col-  :-ctions for Mission^.  The  gospel   services   in   Peterson's  b-tl! will be continued as usual  totnor-  .iitvv afternoon, commencing sharp at  I o'clock.    All are invited.  Mr. John Hamilton of High R'.ver  i:i?.ir Calgary, Alberfii, has taken  away four carloads of horses to winter  ���������t-ar Calgary and expects to get two  more.  7 New capes for l.ulies���������very stylish  ���������nt Stevenson to Co.'s. J. F. Doyle,  manager.  Mr. Thomson E. L. Taylor has been  .'������������������.���������pointed secretarv of  the Revelstoke  ���������Water, Power & Light Co.. Mr. J. \V.  '."ail  having re-signed   his temporary  _ r.ppointmeiit.  Rev. Canon Petitreath, formerly of  Christ Church. Winnipeg, luvs been  offered nn ���������important"'position in  British Columbia anei will be in the  province next week.  7 ��������� New elress goods and silks at  Stevenson to Co.'s.  Messrs. F. B. Wells-,.0. B. Hume and  '���������"Ji. N. Coursier have till been  subpoenaed to appear at Vancouver,  as  wit-  -*.'.:-*sses. on tbe Orphan  Boy  case,  and  l-:'t   for   the   coast   em   Wednesday's  tr.iin.  A large number eif claim owners in  this division have taken ad vantage eif  t-*.e regulation passed last session  ."lowing surveying to count as assess-  - -:.ent, XV. A." Bauer, the surveyor,  hns been kept busy.  Two violins have been adeleel to the  Methodist church choir, whicli is p're-  ��������� paring special music for next Sunday  'evening. ?.Ir. and Mr.-. Melville will  ;-ive some choice selections accompanied by the harp and flutina.  At the meeting of the executive  .'council of the hoard of trade, held on  ' Thursday night, it was eleciileel :to  make arrangements fur the* board to  meet Hon. CliiTord Sifton. Minister uf  'I he Interior, ou  bis return   from  the  iOUtll.  . Kaslo.Nelson,Golden anei Kcvclstokc  -.-."ill probably form a curling league fur  : be winter season, and local lovers of  '.he "stan and besom" shoulel have?  many a stubborn contest with the devotees of the; "re-.ariti' game" in lhe  t.iwiis niciitiiincel. if the- wi-ather iii of  '.Xv! right' oielt-i-.���������Koott-iiaian.  Last Monday ns Mr. F. S. Barnard,  managing director of tin* Lillooet,  Fraser River to Cariboo Goldlields Ltd.,  was driving in Viol isriii his horse ran  away. .Mr. Barnard lost, tin* reins tind  jumped tint of the rig, breaking bis leg  in eleiiug so just above the* .inkle. ���������  The committee of Fire Brigade No.  2 have ordered a iccl, 000 feet of hose  and the lu'cesstiry appliances. ITpon  ils arrival tbey will give.an exhibition.  R. Tupping has promised the use of  bis ball till the fireball is built. Subscriptions (u llie brigade have been  libera] and tlie committee have still a  balance on hand.  The Woi-ld-LnDell Concert, Co. will  give a Thanksgiving concert em the  evening of November 2"lh in the  Method is-1 church. The' Toi-nii to Globe  says : ���������' Miss World possesses a strong  i-iv h voice which even in the* vast  Armories wtis hcarel to aelvantage*."'  Of Miss LuDi'll this Hamilton Spectator savs, "Imitation of cliilelren is  simply .perfect." "Tins only been  equalled by Siildeins" says Monclon  Transcript.  Tht* Lillooet, Fraser Hiver and Cariboo Goldlields, Ltd.. a rev making arrangements for establishing their head  eiflice here. Mr. Bennett, their manager, was in town on Thursdav and  re'iiteel the fop flat of" the McCaity  block, on whicli tbe .carpenters tire*  now at weirk making the: necessary  alterations for the new office: nf tlie  company. Mr." Bennett vvill reside,  here, and all payments will be madi*.".l  this office.  O. D. Hoar is again regisferc.! at the  Union, having just returned from the  Rut Portage mining district in which  his company is interested. O. 1). says  that iiltbutigli the ore from their claims  in that district, looked very pretty the  highest assay be obtained from uiiy of  the samples went, no more than SS or  SB 10 tei the ton. Fur these reasons Mr.  Hour has decided lei have his company  in future work their propositions in  the Lardeau. which he says tire', good  enough for him. 'There* vvill be n large  influx of p'-npie em the lookout feu-  properties, from the Lake of the  Woods district next spring.  Mr. W. A. Carlyle. tho Provincial  Mineralogist, returneel this month,  after devilling llie summer to visiting,  in an official capacity, the mining districts of Vernon, Boundary Creek.  Trout Lake, Cariboo tmd other camps.  He expects tei publish bis reports thereon during the enrlv part of next. year.  Mr. Carlyle says it is impossible, to  form an exaggerated idea of the harm  that, is being wrought to the mining  iiuhistry of the province by the now  too common practice among prospect-  ors of staking large areas" of "grtuinil  and the consequent cheatinu; of the  provisions of the Mineral Act, with  regard fo development woik.���������B.^C.  Mining Record.  ABBOTT AND WAGNER GROUPS  Strong   High   Grade   Leads   Traceable  Through Both Groups.  The Ablu,it mine has a very fine  showing ou the Abbott group. At an  elevation of 0.500 feet a tunnel has  been driven &1S feet, to intersect at tv  depth of ICO feel, the main lode, which  is being exposed higher up'mill in  width Troni 12 to 15 feet'trending N.  XV. and S.���������IS., with four feet, of clean  galena carrying'���������carbonates and giey  copper, the ''remainder of the lode  being ciuieenl rating. Results give over  $100 in silver and up lo 75 per cent, in  lead. This ledge .is traceable fhiiiugli  the Mucin, Abbull, King William and  Union. The vein occurs in a "contact  of lime and slate. The general formation of the country is a fine, soft,  brown slate. A belt 'of limestone a  mile in width intrudes through the  slate anil is continuous right along the  country for miles. . This intrusion i.s  the foundation eif the country. On  tbo King William,em a direct lino with  the Abbott, the lode which outcrops  thirty feet high and 2'J feet wide is  qnnrlz. carrying grey copper and galena. The country being bare, ol undergrowth" and timber, the outcrop is  sn distinct that it can be seen for miles  wilh the naked eye, running as true  and as straight as a die. Four, hundred feet lower down on I lie King William an outcrop of quartz, three feet  wide, is exposed and cut by a creek.  About, one foot of this is solid 'galena  carrying high vnliics. A tunnel has  been driven cutting this vein at 30 ft.'  This is a true fissure vein cutting the  slate, .at right, angles N. E. and S. W.  When this junctions wilh the main  lode lhe possibilities tire great. On  the Abbott claim, -100 feet higher up,  another parallel vein is exposed in the  lime belt *nhicli is regular and well defined right through the country ten  feet wide, half of which isjsoiid ga'lena.  Another 100 feet higher an other vein  is exposed from six inches to a foot in  width of galena, impregnated with  grey ore. Tlii'se lodes are all sliong,  passing through the four claims of the  Abbott group inlo the Wagner group,  viz., Luetic, Francis Jewel, ISiiima  Fraction, Queen Mary. Princess Mavie,  Lardeau Fraction, Lai'deau-McCartncy  Fraction, Duncan to Ella. All these  claims are on the same line. A tunnel  has been driven on the Francis Jewel,  cutting .the lode at"'40 feel. 0:i the  Queen Mary .and Princess Mario open  cuts expose the continuation of llie  lodge carrying identical values. Ou  tlu* Ltu-duaii the solid galena is exposed  on the surface, and traceable right,  thiough from the Heel a into the Dim-  can, in all fourteen claims on the main  line. The outcrop on the Duncan is  composed of iron rose quartz anel  seams of solid galena standing nut of  the. ground 50 feet and being 50 feet  wiile*. A tunnel has been driven 100  feet, and a cross-cut towards the dip  has been HuUhed. Forty-five feet  deep cutting the same continuous  body nf ore sixty feet from the mouth  of the tunnel, ii good working winze  bas been sunk, following down the  vein at an angle of ."."> cb-gtee-s. At this  depth a cross-cut has liei-ti driven ten  feet towards the hanging wall. A fine  body of ore has been met with carrying tlie: same iiiitie'i-al of solid galena  and grey copper.  ���������Anothur���������"j������*oj>pi ty-=TS"inniisg--p.a:,*"il!el-  with the* Duncan and known as tbe  Merry hns a very fint- showing of galena, geiiitg 70 per cent, in lead and  130 oz. in silver. This oecuring in the  lime belt is four feet wide and continuous thiough the claim into another  location known as  the  Bannockburn,  Iso carrying identical value'.-: in a lot1.  Hang Onto  Your Dollar  Until vou sec tho dollar's worth ire  givo vou for it. These are tiiiies  when everv- earn! saveel makes life  easier. Ynu can save many eif them  nt our store ���������without sacrilieing  eiutilitv in the least. With ottr  gonits ns well tis our pricesyou will  be absolutely siitislic.l. Trial order  solicited.   Kree deliver*.-.'     . .  Hutchison & Co.,.  Dealers in Groceries, Provisions,  Flour, Feed, Fruits, Etc.  Fit Well  Wear Well  Warn-  Strong;  Stylish  ���������<& ^ if a *<i#  Made by   R- S. WILSON,  Pacific Ave., Revelstoke Sta  T:H'E':PIONEERt\.:':^;.-.''-Vr.';;:;;-VA  ,; pain Tf s h.o;p*sj: ::j UUfU  "������������������.U.i BlRXEY. &  NOl'.Kl.NOTOX,  yyy,yl'nori\iETOi'S.'''.. yy-.^.'^.y. yVV'-,  *y :;TJp-to-e]ate Signs and Fine Paperhanging  ..'������������������''������������������ a specialty.; ClraiiiiiiB, Hardwood Finish-  ;V     iiig,, kalsbiniiiiiig  anil '��������� General yllouse  Tainting,   y    v   y;        -''"'.yy-y y'."ft'  MRS. R. L2ANG,  DRESSMAKER,  Smelter St., Revelstoke Station,  Revelstoke.  Wood Working Factory  rilTY..".-. WRI0IIT, l'Roriin*TOits.  * Window and  Door Frames  ~,     made to order.  fe-S-k      St.--- and Office Fixtures.  *W?       All' Kinds   of    Sashes   and  . Doors   in  stock.      Odd  -  Sizes made to order.  Tin: K. TArriXG  Buiidixg���������Orr tup. LuMtinn  Yai.T),  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  KODESIA RESTAURANT  '    and BOARDING' HOUSE,  Consult or Secoxp Stiikct and  _y Orton Avr-xtn:,  REVISLSIOKB   STATION.  UXGI.ISH-'.'COOKfifVi iinduf the superintendence of Mrs. I.apivortli.   *  ninln? llooni altemleel to I'lcrstmally by the  proprietor.  " MEALS-AT  ALL  HOURS  Cleanliness ���������'anel civility our motto.;.  Terms  lna'ieraic.  :.-iau-.ti- A. J. LAVWORTII   t'roprictor.  'First Class Dance.Hall To Let  The public lvcppfcion. last night, to  "Rev. Field Yolland. by bis new parishioners of St. Barnabas congregation,  was, from all points eif view, a pleasant  and   successful   function,,  the.   pari-h  room   being   crowded.      During    the ,        ,, r ,    ���������;   , , ,.  evening. Rev. Mr. Yolland made nn exposal or. tbo s.u.-face ana cut avva>  address Io the congregation. In this, by the element.-. I-.or permanency and  he outlined the dilierent works he* v,a������.t hodies of valuable ore tin- Lar-  piopnsed taking up in the pai-Nli. anel \ tU..ul v,iH ,K..,, j.iv  his prngramnio is one in the fulfilment  ARLOAD  of Ogilvio's Hungarian  Carload, Lake of the Woods  Flour  Roiled Oats     -  Corn Meal  Canned Goods  Choicest Confectionery  Best Kror-'I In Im-::-.. free Delivery.  V.'etl.lJn? Cake" a Specialty.  -A..   3nT.   Sn^ITiT  Sign Painting anil Gilding  Kalsomining, Paperhanging, General  House and Carriage;Painting.  D   STAMPER,  r':n?T -iTRK.n-r E-,?7, Rr.-,-Ei_sTOKF. Station, B.C.  of which be vvill have the co-operation  and support of biscongregntion. ..Judging from appearances, l:i"L night. St.  Barnabas pari.-b is on the eve of better days, .and Hev. Mr. Yollanil cannot  fail tn'bf giatifii.'d at the cordial reception given him.-'-Now Westminister. Columbian.  The Tbex Mining nnd Di*velopmpnl  Company is in trrutb'.i* ami nnlesi. the  promoters oml offit ors. wlio feir s'Hiie  lime b.nve been wen-king hard to raise  fund.- to cover the mine.-'s indebte/dness.,  which anieiunis tn ,";0.G~0. are successful, the mine* will be sold in a few days  tn-wttisfy the creditors' Tliewteck of  the Jhesisnn unfoi I tinatiieiui:, he*r:in**e  of the fae-t that til" mine is a good otic,  capable of .paying olf its debts from  ore now in'!sight. This could not be  done* bi'cair.e tlie e-oinpnny. through  tho insane course* of the former manager, n howling .lunatic named Fred  Sle'i-li*.- wns ent.iiely discteilile-d nnd  without funds to c-.-ury on the work.  The present m.anage-men!, toeik charge  of the property last August arid found  it wrecked. .Since then they have bi'..n  doing everything possible to extricate  it fiom ils diflicitlty, but up to t'ni-i  time in vuin. Ahoul. 512,000 we-.rth of  j treasury slock was sold, largely ite the  Nor! b west.���������Kootenai" n.  .*i large shipper :\h noon as  railway, or other means uf Iransif. are,  open whiih oil'ers vet y few tlitticuities  when coitsieleriiig the enormous values  of its on* deposit-..���������Mining Critic.  V/e have- a good supply of  Building  Material  BIRTHS  B>::t('irx.r:-0n Nov. 10th. tbe. wife  I'M. Bui-ridge of a daughter.  of  A Comfortable Share  We arft tho best artists in the  sharing anel hair-cutting line in  town. We (ire careful nnel skilful; will give yem t) t'linif.irtnljle  shave or shampoo or a seiie.nti "c  hair-cut. Every operator lutre  Is an artist. I'.riglit papers to  read anel no lemg vvnits.  J. A. norgan,        ,  7.'j_..".e.i>:.'i-~  (ViNi:eTiei:.r-i:, lire.,  F'ront St.  .''";.: Lost'1 ���������-.' . ���������;���������'.';.' ,.';  On'Wedneselay ni^ht, -somewhere on Front  St.,- live rcetor'ls of locations, * free- minor's  license, and a bill of sale of halt interest in a  cleiim. ..Tho papers are of no use to anyone but  the owner. If founei please return tejW'. K.  Holloway. ;   .,;;"..���������:;:. It  '������������������'.,; Jn the Matter of the Land Act  Notice if. hereby given that Michael Gra.ly,  of St. ��������� f.con . Hot Springs,yitt the eli.-.triet of  Koeitonay. the owner of' Lot 11:W, e^rotip One.  -Cootenay Iiistrict.-will after the expiration of  :i(j .lays irot-.i tl'.e first publication of this notice  applv to the e.'hiof e.'omimssione.r of I.eituls and  Weirics un'lcr .Section? 31 and W of the f.and Act  feir the establishment of a public highway  over.-I/it'. 11"-. (ironn One; Kootenay Iifstrict,  accoreling to the plan anel survey of the said  roael elepositeel in tliee.ftice of. the ChiefCom-  rnissiotier of f.ands HiielWeirks at Victoria.  Imted at flevolstoke, Srltlsli Columbia, nth  November, 18rf".  A. 0. M. SI'RAGOK.    '  of Revels.t'ike. Btation, H.c,  JOn.Ot       SollclteiT for the said Michael e.*,raely_.  Notice,  >fnt!co is liorcby given, that r.0 elays after  elate, I intenel tej uptilv t" tho Chief Commissioner of I.imds nnel Works to bo nlleivv-eet fo  purchase le*,ei nerres of lanel, situateel ne;ar the  St. r.e.eui Ilot'Springs, Upper Arrow Lake, In the  AVest Division of Keie.tcnay District, IJ. C. anel  more particularly elese.ribeei as folleuvs: e:eim-  tne:ne:inp nt, a post tr.arkeel ,;Tnitial I'usl" tilattt-  e.-el at the s. w. corner of said'land; tlietice  netrlli 20 e.hains; thence cast Set chains; thence.  youth 2ti chains; thence -.vest fell chains to lhe  pines: of beginning-  ���������     (rSigneel)    M. GItADY.  St. I.con Hot Springs, Otli Oct. 1S87. _K!oet!St  I Olio  MRS. PIPPY,  Fashionable Dressmaking,  I;.:-l .-."i.i.Ki  I:������. -1.  ��������� And Lumber  Cut Prices for Spot Cash.  Call and See us   We Can Fix You   REVELSTOKE SAW WILLS  Revelstoke  Station, B. C.  3  J~ii53  ESfM  ^ifltSf #������������������������ ftl^y f til i3 ��������� B. :���������.  . VChhS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,   B. C.  Agent for* the Blickcuader'fer  Typewriter*   .DEALliltS IN   GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS  ^ HAY,   FLOUR   AND   FEED=-   A FINE ASSORTMENT OF TEA, COFFEE, BISCUITS, SOFT DRINKS ALWAYS   IN   STOCK.      t$|  ���������m  ?lark  iia<p;  AVING secured the services of a First Class Plumber,  Ave would invite the attention of lhe Revelstoke public  to the fact.    Estimates given on all kind.- of plumbing "vork:-  B.aths, closets and water connections under the most improved  and  modern   style,   and   subject' to   the inspection   of   the  Sanitary'Board  of British  Columbia.     Having years of ex^-  perieiice   in   furnace   work,  "v<3   are   in   a   posithn to give  estimates and make all materi:tl, in  first class' style for the  erection of same, and will be. pleased to give ad\ ice either in  erecting  of   new  or  in   renovating   nnd   remodelling   old  furnaces. -,..'-  ALL  WORK  GUARANTEED  Hardware Merchant  McCarty   Block, Pacific Avenue, Revelstoke Station  BENJ. HILL,  Packer and  "-r^crForwafflcr  THOMSON'S LANDING, FERGUSON,  ,  8-MILE,  10-MILE  Con tract or for Lilloi't, I-Ynscr River to  Ciii'ibnii Ge-lel Field:-. Ltd. Freight,  ten in leave* Tlumi~i>ii's Landing  daily "for above pr.ints. Pack  trains and saddle burses always un  band at. Tlitinjpauu's Landing and  Ferguson. lUotf  NOTICE  To Whom It May Concern  I'enj. Hill is no longer t'ontiucletl with tlie  Lillonet,  Fraser Itiver et CarllKiei (lohl I'lelels,  ".ul., in the capacity "I,contractor or tither-  ' LILLOOET, VHASKI? HIVICK.'.v: CAKI1IOO  COLIl I"llil.I)5J, LTD.  lOn'Jt I'cr Iviilein.  S+z-v ^..-V. ~ 1������_-      TT������..njv Table furnished with the choicest the  LOCK HO ITTl       HOII^ market nlfnrds.    Uest Wines. Liquors  J-V^ii.UO'llII      llUUJv -tnd Oig.t.fe.    Large light bed  roeiuii-.  J. Albsrt Stone, Proprietor. .'{.-ites : $1.00 a day.    .Monthly rate.  ijA,^ X  To secures one of those; desirable  lots CHEAP on the O. to K.  Ktetimi Navigation Co.'s site.  Doiit wait till the btioin hits  thr; town in the spring,like .i  cyclone, but HUY NOW.  HAIG & CRAGE,  Sole Agents.  THS PIONEER LIVERY-  Food and Sale Stable of the Lprdeau and Trout I.  KADDLI*. AN'D  I'AC'K  IIClltHKS  .AIAVAVH KOI:  min-:.  -,ke District  @  FREIOIITIXG  AND  TKAMINO  A  SI'KCIaLTY.  Tiaily Hinge leaves Thomson's LiuitllnK every morning nt  I'eir j.iirtle-nlnrv write  o'eloe-k for Trout Lake City.  CKA1C.  to  IIILLALXN. TiiOM<teiN**H Laxoixo.  flappiness-  Is found by Housekeepers   who   use  McQiary's Famous Stoves  ���������(5*==  in cold weather.  We  can   save you money on  Heating and Cooking Stovet>.   It  , will pay you to call and examine  our stock.  BOURNE BROS/ Stoves and Hardware,  REVELSTOKE STATION.  Dealers in all kinds of  Funeral Directors and Embalmers.  Upholstering nnel Uepalr Work a Specialty.  Mail Or "era giv.sn Prompt Attention.  ORGANS AND FIAXOS.  Agents for Haymoii'tl Sewing Machine, Manufacturers' Life Insurance Society, Union-Fire  Insurance Co., Provincial Buililhig i Loan Association.  ���������REV-BLSTOKB    STJ^TIO-tST,    ~3_ C.  THE-  ootenay  Lumber  Co,  Limited   Liability.  All Kinds of Rough and Dressed   -LUMBER  At the company's store is carried a full  stock of General Merchandise. Miners'  Supplies und Outfits afc close rates.  COMAPLIX, B.C. P.O.Ar.r.ow���������������AD.  ^iri'irxj. a^aaa., TELE6P.AF1I TO COMAPLIX.  r. tapping;  Agent for Revelsto*"  t-i  #3

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