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 :f  .vi'  J  i -  _���������*-*���������  Ui  ������������������n  i$p  '//  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOB-A-WEEK ��������� 'WEZDnSTESIDA.YS    -A.3ST3D   S^_TTJI*sJ**DA."Z'S-  Vol. I.    No- 97.  REVELSTOKE, B.��������� C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ���������i ���������  U  ['���������"���������  >"  fe  Oi^'aSSeiSSSS^eSS^SSSS^riS. "*>������  1 Shopping j  by Letter!  THE first thing wise p oplc think of  whr.n ordering goo Id by mail ill Ihe  capacity for business of those they write  to. The* rcputattr n we enjoy for prompt-  ress n.akes our Mail Ord.-r trade '  ahead ai a grailfying rate.  i forge  Our I? pedal ties -i������������������������ ft.  Groceries Dry Goods g  Liquors Boots and Shoes    S  Cigars Men's Furnishings a.  Crockery Tailoring g  Dressmaking 0  Itoqucsti for pries Knis and samples !���������������  rec.lvc prompt attention. K-  Hudson's Bay Stores,      jjt  ^ ....Calgary.... ft)  ^^  Haig & Or age  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  CALL AND  INSVKCT OUR.  Silverware  Nisw  Designs Fancy  Good:"  vkom New Yohk.  AT GdY BARBER'S',  C. 1*. R. Watch Inm-kctch.  -OLD JUltELI.EI'.Y i*roRK. - -..     .  ARTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,  Barrister. Solicitor,  &c.  Notary Public.  Office upstairs I'i Smith's block. ".iciflo Ave  "Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,  H>K������I������TS!t,r.'.OMClTOR.   NOTARY   PC1II.II\  Revelstoke, B.C.  lot I  Solicitor for Imperial Hank ol (.'nnailft.  Some Tempting  Goods  At Close Figures  Crosse & Black-veil's celebrated Candied Peels; Leinbtf,  Orange, Citron.  Baisons : Valentias, Melaga.  Sultanas, Muscatels, London  Layers.  Cleaned Currants.  Mince meat, in one pound  packages.  Walnuts, Almonds, Filberts,  Japanese and Naval Oranges  Figs, Cranberries, Etc.  Pure Jams. Jellies and Marmalades, .Evaporoted Apples,  Peaches, Apricots, Pears, Pitted Plum.-, Prunes, Etc.  Miller's Paragon Cheese  Everything bright,new and  attractive.     "'     ,  '"���������  Xmas  Novelties  In our Dry Goods and   Gents'  Furnishing Department,  Fancy  Goods  For the Xmas Trade :   Hand-  ��������� ���������  AilldS----  Discoun  JOHN D. SIBBALD,  Mining and Heal Estate Broker.  Notary Public.  Acenl fnr: Ki|tiitable Paviugi, Ixian <fc Uuilellng  jVmoriatloii.      Kir-: Iiisiirnnce,  llie l)e."-t e-oin-  jianies.     OIBc-taKir-l St., opposite Union hotel,  (I!i:vel.-ti)kb Station.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Knginkkks. Piicivincial Land  SinivKVoits.  Arcoiuitants anil (icneral Agents,  ���������     Xelson anil Kossland. West Kootenay,  Ilritisli Columbia.  r. C. ftAHRM". J. P.. M. liini. <*. K.. M. Can. Sne>.  C  K , 1'   I.. S". for H. <���������'������������������ (1~,"*-  Hesldcnt En-  Elliuer   Di'iiarlinent  ot   Public   Works   In  Canada in II. ('...) Nelson, II. (',.  FltAXeln J. O'ltKtu.v, As-oi'. M. Inst. C. E., P. I.. P.  Ior B. C. Kcrtslanil, I������. C. SJlytf  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Di-ai-lnfr and   Delivery Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a moment's notico.  Agent for tbo Stand lrd Oil Company.  The Revelstoke Photo Co.  Stcdio: Iiovglas Street.  Revelstoke,   -    -    -    B.C.  *dtt  Seasonable  Gifts,  A very complete line of Christinas    ~C"1-~".    Calendars   and  Heioklets.      Wc   iilso   have   a  lir.i* milnttion of llie Pints and  a   choice   stock   of    Tuachi-i"'  _   Bibles anil Hymnals combined  at right price!-!.  It  is   it   pli'itsiH*"   In  show  11     goods '  c__^W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  bBKBOlnr.  ICEVf.tSTOKE.  kerchiefs, in pl*un__.: and embroidered silk, linen and lawn.  Gloves, Silks, Ribbons, Fancy  Dress Goods and Velveteens.  Embroiderig", Laces and Muslins. A special line of Children'" Knitted Jackets, Caps,  Mitts, Gaiters, Bootees and  Underwear.  Men's Neckwear, in all the  Leading shapes. Hosiery,  White and Colored Shirts,  English Natural Wool and Extra heavy Scotch Wool Underwear.  Xmas  Sale  In our Shoe Department, of  Ladies', Gents' and Children's  Slippers. Examine our counters and get prices.  Silverware  China and  Glassware  Holiday Presents for Everybody, All we 'u-sk you is to  call and examine our goods.  Bourne  Bros.....  Our Stock of  Beef  We have just imported 100  head ol prime thoroughbred  Hereford and Poll Angus steers  from Loid Aberdeen's famous  ranche at Vernon. 13. C��������� and in  point ...of quality or excellence  they ---positively cannot be  f quailed iii'the province. These  thoroughbred cattle are the same  as bred in the /Old Country - ���������  grace the tables of bur gracious  sovereign, Queen Victoria, ��������� u~������c"  will, without a doubt, satisfy  the most fastidious of our customers. A larger and better-  stock of 1 he ��������� choicest selected  meats than ours has never been  seen in British Columbia.  Our Stock of  Poultry  Wc have just received a carload of poultry from Smith's  Falls, Ont., celebrated, the world  over for their select poultry.  Our stock in this line comprises  everything required for the  Christmas tiade. Call and see  our display.3  Our Stock of  Mutton  A carload of specially fed Alberta mutton just placed in  our  A Special Discount of'iO per  cent, will be given on the following lines of - goods for  SPOT CASH purchases trom  now till tho 27th day of Dec,  1897.  At C. B, Hume & Co.'s  RETROSPECTIVE  A   -WORD    ABOUT 'THE    LINES  INCLUDED IN THIS SALE:  Dry Goods  Our whole Pry Goods stock,  which is large and complete in  every department.will be thrown  ~n.to the many shrewd, far-  iif.l<~ 1 customers who patroniz-*  3 r toie, and who are keen after  Ini. .eight* thing. Such buyers  will iind an endless variety of  .correct goods at right "prices  ffom.which to make a selection.  Act no."~".  Gents' Furnishings  cold storage rooms,  e-1 display  stoke.  The choic-  ever, seen in Bevel  Our Stock of  Fish  u  We aTC receiving daily large  consignments of the famous  Lake Winnipeg whitefish, the  best in America. We also have  a nice display of halibut, sturgeon, codfish, shrimps, etc.  Our supply of Booth's oysters  is as usual the best in Revelstoke  at the lowest prices.  A house so well known as ours  in this line requires no special  mention. We have, however, a  good thing to say to those who  contemplate buying Boys'Clothing : we have a choice assortment. You shonld inspect (hem  if" you want the -riyht quality  and correct styleatacut price.  Just here let us say  Your money is worth more  and far more convincing than  the credit oT any one. Take advantage of this offer and save it.  It is your right.  All of the above lines are included in this sale, and - many  bright,clean side lines and calchy  styles in goods which are.all included in the general term of  UryG-oodBr���������We "have-riot-space  to mention them. You should see  them.  Our Grocery Department  Game and Venison of All  Kinds  Although not included in this  sale, s:ill our choice, fresh Groceries 8re winning their way  into the estimation of housekeepers in the city, and finding  their way into the homes of the  couutry. Our qualities and prices  are making many friends aud  customers lor us.  Our Methods  In any of the above articles  we will challenge any town in  British Columbia for a better  display. Our increasing business  demands the large stock we have  in store. Thanking our many  customers far and near for their  liberal patronage during this  year, and soliciting their further  favors, we remain,  i,     Yours, etc.,  McCarty's^ ������  Meat Market,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  In business are thoroughly in  line with the "Biz" of today.  Promptness of service���������correct  styles���������ri#ht prices���������tell their  own story.  The Results  Your shrewdness in buying���������  actual cash in hand to buy with  ���������our liberal treatment���������should  beofbenellt to  you  if applied-  now.  I,  Mail Orders  Receive our prompt and personal attention.  We wish to see you at  F. McCarty, Proprietor.  J. Cowlcs, Manager.  4iltf  our Store  To our many friends and pat  rons we extend all the compli  menta of the approaching festive  season-    Thanking you for your  liberal patronage in the past,and  soliciting a continuance of the  same, wc are,  .-_���������  v Your obedient servants,  C. B. Hume& Co.  Thu vc.ir which is now fast drawing  to a close has marked a  ve:ry distinct  advance in the development of   Itevelstoke anil is one on which our  citizens  can   look   hack   with satisfaction and  thankfulness.  'In fact during the past  twelve months   Itevelstoke may fairly  he said to have finally   emerged   fi-e-in  its chrysalis condition of a little frontier town into one of   tht"  most important points in the province*,     It   may  without   exaggeration   he     estimated  that tho population has   nearly   douh-  led  within   the   year and lmilding hns  heen active to keep pace with the constant arrival  of newcomers.    Old   established   firms   have   enlarged their  premises and increased  their accomodation anil several new   ulacesof busi-  uess have opened  with  the   most,   encouraging success.    The new  C. P.  K.  hotel has heen opened without  sensib-  ly   decreasing   the    business   of    the  others and in fact what   is  practically  a new hotel has  heen  also  opened  cm  Front   street.   -Tlie   new  government  building has heen erected and opened,  thanks   greatly   to  the energy of the  late gold   commissioner.    Among  the  crowd   of   new   residences  thnt have  gone up are several   which  vvouid he a  credit  to  the suburbs  of any town in  the province.    Among the   new enterprises started have been   an  extensive  lirewery;  a' branch   of  tho   Imperial  bank, a  hospital,  e-.old   storage warehouses, the   Herald   newspaper and  several   large   wholesale   warehouses.  The waterworks   system   has been extended to the station end of  the town  and a powerful electric plant installed,  which will soon be furnishing light  to  the residences, business places and it  is to be hoped streets of this town.    A  horse street   car   service   has been established and proved a gteat   convenience.    In   fact   Revelstoke   is  quite, a  different   place   to   what   it was even  twelve mouths ago.  The prospects, for the. coming year  are equally bright. . There .is no longer  any doubt that the scheme of centralizing theplaiit nntl officials- of'tlic O.P.  R. iit this point vvill continue to be  gradually carried cm until it becomes  the most important railway centre between the Rockies and the coast,  which will mean a contintiems increase  of population for senue time, and the  development from a large railway  centre into a terminal freight, point  vvill probably be only a matter of  time. As a mining point progress has  been made. Several companies operating hi.thedistriet have opened offices  here and the new act vvill compel  others to follow suit next year. The  pn^pects^f^ictive development in the.  Lardeau and Big BeniV"disTficls next"  year are very favorable and it is possible that tho transportation' problem  vvill be in a great measure overcome  by the placing of a steamer on the  river to run as far as Laporte and the  construction of a railway to tup the  Lardeau country. No doubt the inevitable rush to Klondike next spring  vvill attract some attention away from  this district in common with the  whole of Kootenay, but the companies  already operating vvill continue steadily at the work of development, which  in many eases has now preached a  point at which tangible results may  be reasonably anticipated within the  next year. Active development will  also be pushed on on the ("rmit-Govan  properties up Albert Canyon, and the  companies working up there make a  point of purchasing ther supplies in  out. own market. The "establishment  of a mining camp on a shipping aud  dividend paying basis is a slow process with its ups and down?/ failures  and successes. T'ic obst-icles against  and factors for it are many of them  outside of local control altogether.  The low price of silver for instance,  while deploiable from the broad point  of view of the prosperity of the whole  of Kootenay anel the gold fever, which  the Klondike discoveries thousands of  miles away have induced in all classes  of society iu tho old country and the  east, will no doubt turn the attention  of investors to the gold hearing leads  North Kootenay and help to bring the  district into prominence.  Judging from the past and with the  most conservative estimate of the outlook for the future, the people of Revcl-  I stoke have every reason to congratulate', themselves on the favorable position now occupied by this place and the  Hkrald, which with the close of 1S97  ends the first twelve months of its ex-  istance...feels" that it may vyithout any  sense of. inappropriateness, wish its  readers, wliich is synonymous with thi  LATEST FROM KLONDIKE  (From Our Sonttle Corro->|Kinilcnt.)  A Lunky Street Car Man���������Opinions as to  the'  Chance   of  a  Famine  in  Dawson  Diffel-.���������Praise of the Mounted  Police.  ���������An Enterprising Town Site Boomster  on L-ak'e  L-iiiderman���������Rich  Strike  on  IiKfiari River and  at  White  Horse.���������  The Excitement Kept up in Seattle.   -  Sis'.v-r-nyi", Wash. Dec. 2~.���������The latest  news froin Dawson City  vvas  brolight  out by three miners, who arrived here  yesterday.   Their   mimes are:   D.  P.  Quiiilan. J. N. Denny and XV. S. Gardner.    Quinl.-in left the employ  of  the  iMadison Street Car Go., at the time of  the first great exc-iteinont in July, and  startBcl for I>awson City.    He  arrived  theie in  September and  succeeded in  locating two claims, eitherof which he  could have taken .*?10,000 for. The men  left Dawson City on Nov. 1  and  made  the trip' to Skagway in 31?days.  Mr. Quinlnn thinks there vvill not he  any actual suffering, for want of food  ut 1 "ivvsnii   this  winter,  as there, are  two large warehouse, tull of frozen beef  and iiutMon.    But Mr. ������������������"%"''.Chambers,  a recent arrival from theri*,claiins that  even that amount of meat vvill not last  very long among &,(X.*0 oi Cl,000  hi'i it_������ry  miners.  Mr. OJuiiiI;~n speaks very' highly of  the   Cnnndian , Mounted   Police.     He.  says they are rendering every ��������� assistance in their power t<>-1 liose who are  trying to pjet out of tliti' ccrtnitry."'  Mi*. J. M. Fowler, vvhoclaim's  Ot'on-  ombvvoe, Wis.' iis his hotne.has plotted  out a townsito at Lake Linderniah and  expects to make his fortune by assessing the miners; who vvill pass through  there.    His scheme in  to  charge one  cent per pound on all good's.and charge  $2.00 for the privilege of setting  up  a  tent.   Mr. Fovvlei' clnis'is to have the  friendship of all the settlers",- who  are  already established on  the* ground- as  well as the good will  of the  Mounted  Police.    But even  this' vvifl  prollubiy  avail/him, nothing* as  the Canadian  G'Tv'e,rhmenl   has   set   aside" a~I"* the  ground, where M-r.-Fowler proposes to  loe:ate his tovvnsite, as a reserve,  and  evQt-yone   will   have the privilege  of  landing their gooi~s*and erecttag tents  as they may see fit.   Mr.   Fowler was  perhaps in ignorance of this  when   I.e  decided to plot his townsite.-   Nevertheless this is the status of the'ground  in the vicinity of Lake Lindciiii.it),and  thc smile order npjilies to five miles of  torritcry in the vicinity of Lake Tes_-  lin.  The late   arrivals  report' some  new  and very rich strikes having been made  on_the.ti-ibntii ri esj_)_f__Xi.i__li_y___.__^_?e___._______o_  at    White Hutse.    The   latter   were  made by two Iinglish- guntls-iiiieii, but-  they refused, to give live exact locations.  Seattle is alive with  men  rtfi   Iheir  way tc the gold fields arid evei-jp steamer which leaves for Dyea aiid- Skagway, is loaded to its utmost capacity  with passengers and freight all' wanting tei be the first on thegfiiunil.-  W. L. NtiriKiNO'Fo-".  P. S.���������Will enclose vem a rrtse bud  plucked from my gn*rtU-r>o.-i- Christ urns  Day."  [Sorrj" we cannot reciT-i-oests',' hut a  little flurry of snow knocked" all the  bloom off our rose* ganleii tlie other  day.���������Ed.]  \V  The Gatt-McRae Wrestler ���������  The wrestling matih between  Gatt. of Revelstoke. and T. Mcltae, of  Donald, which came off in Peterson's  hall on Wednesday evening-, ������tliacted  a big crowd. Before tbe chief-evvrit a  wrestle took place' hetwrct-nBert L*me,  of Revelstoke. and Sba.Y, of Illec-ille-  vvael*, in which the former1 raiucr off  victor. The wrestle of the evening  was well contested and exciting rw*-lcli.  The first round went to* the'Dtmald  man in nine minutes, but tbf- sernnd.  G.-ut scored in only two minutes" K  seconds. The third round ���������woduce*d'a  grand struggle, in which after li  nun-  &JR. KELLIE-^IH THE PRESS  How Other People  View the  Situation1  In hi.-, famous letter of renunciation,  published on another page, J. M.  Kel-  Iie.M.-P.P.. states, among other things,  that, during lost session,-he sent  Mr;  Turner -'seven pages of foolscap," explaining his reasons for proposing at  that time to "cut lriin.-felt clear of the  Govern client party"'   Novv,- since Mr.  Kellie'rf.-rs  reheiCVueed  Turner and  all  his works,- let him* make' a" clea'n breast  'and take tht? public fully into' his" con-"  fidence,- hy   publishing   those  "seven  pages of foolsc_"("~'* conta'iiing his reasons, for  breaking  away.-    It strikes  us that they would constitute a' formidable; indictment of the Government  all along th*e line.    Trot 'em  out,  Mr.*  Kellie.   Bring on your seven-fold con-' ���������  deumation of Tiirnerisin,* which was  temporarily suppressed by the "patch-"  iiifc   up" process,  but   which;  having  risen superior to the patches,'you now  owe to'the public and yourself to dis-"  close.���������Columbian.  Considerable   indignation has  been  caused among the Revelstoke Liberals  by Che appointment of John.  D. Sibbald, a Conservative,  to  the lucrative  position of Gold Commissioner for the*  north ridingof West Kootenay.    Although Rossland is in the north riding  our people have nothing-to say in   tho  matter, as the ������old  Commissioner at  Nelson attends to all Trail Creek  liusi-'  ness,   Mr. Kellie, the member for the'  riding, who is a Liberal/ has written a"  letter So both1 of the  local  papers,  in  which he states that on account of not.  being consulted in the appointment of "  Gold Commissioner he lenounces his'  allegiance  to  the  Government.     The  Mail is an  ultra-Liberal,* and accuses  the Hekald, the Conservative organ,-  Of being bought by the Turner Govern-'  ment.   It points out in a veiled man-'  tier that as the Hkrald supports the  appointment? of .Mr.- Sibbald,   it  must"  be in the pay of the Government, nnd"  because the Herald and  Mr.  Sibbald"  are Conservative, the Government must'  be Conservative too.     But the .Mail  .doesn't say as much osthis.-  It vvouid '  'frighten-'off' the���������Conservative,.allies  Avhose help, is being depended upon  iu-  the forthcoming-slaughter of the Turner GoveJrnment.   It is"a'ticklish sub-'  ject for the Mail to handle.    If" it succeeds in proving the Government Con-'"  -'servative, then good-bye to the expect-"  ed help from Seinlin, Cotton and other  Conservatives in the Opposition'ranks.  The Mail may gloss over the fact" as"  much as it likes, it still- remains patent  to the keen observer that the Government is  Conservative.    How  could  it*  be otherwise when the chief plank  in  the Liberal plntfoim recently forum-'  lated'at New Westminster was to .the  "ertFe-tr"t,hiitj���������the���������Tiiriier-Governnicnti-^.  "must go?   They had  nothing to  expect   from   the   Liberals. - Naturally  thev would turn to the Conservatives.  However, the Mail is  right in  saying  the   Herald's   piesent   position  is ���������������  complete revel s'tl of the stand it took *  a few  months ago,  but our word of  caution to the Mail is���������A good fowler  does not attempt to spread the net  in  sight of   the buds.     Oh.  yes,  there'--'  lots of��������� fun in  Revelstoke yet.���������Ross-*  land Times.  This bolt from the blue that tlnis.*-  lays a-nrinistry staggering, as if a shell:1  had fi-llen in the midst or their council*--  L'hamher, is nothing less than  the an-   .  notincement   by   Mr.    J.    M:   Kellie,*  'nieinberfor the* north riding-of thin'  district, that he can no longer support;  them:    It, is true that Mr:  Kellie hasd  no ch.-incc at all of being returned its a  member at the next election,   hut to"  lose tht' moi'al support, even in letirej-  ni'-'.t.'of' one   who  has   so   fathfully  lickfA'the hand that stroked it cannot  lnrtyvvmind those liner feelings which  we ail*  constantly  told  animate   the  mini**" ai'til- breast.   Whilst Mr. Kellie  lived (politically)   ull   vvas   not   lost. ���������  Thciv. vvas oire tine heart in Kootenay  that beat responsive to the ministerial -  win," puller'    But  now apostat-.y has ���������  conTJeied that  one  and   the  future  presents, so far its  Kootenay  is   concerned,1 an empty void in which minis- '  ters'can s(*e"no spark of comfort ex- '  cept the glint of silver shekels flow- '  ing- cupio-Tsly   into   their   treasury.��������� '  Nelson" Miner.  '���������   J.'M. itellie. M.P.P.'for  North Koo-  teuay*. has  announced   that  he   is no  longer a supporter of the   Provincial"  .GovcrniTient,* his   reason   for kicking,  ewer the traces being  that he was  not  iites hard work   McRae  come  out cm  top.   .Mr. J. Allen acted as referce-.-ind u.,*^.rtVeiHn\^e'appoiiVtmen^ of~Gold  ,i... ..:������:���������.. :.. .. ........ _-_.*:. rz...am....    _,*      .- .-���������_������_. - u:,... ��������� u       \lr_-   ...     -___-  filled the position in  inn nner  a verv satis__at.~"-"rv  MARRIED  Healy���������Scott���������On December 301b, in  the Victoria hotel by Rev. J. A.  Wood, Fiederick George Healv to  Kathleen Scott, both of Golden.'  whole community,  A  [ Prosperous New Year.  Happy  and  a  Advices   from   Victoria'1 state   that  Siindon will soon be granted the  privileges of an  incorporated  town,   by  virtue of an act recently approveil by-  J tbe lieutenant-govenorin coiimai.---sAr!-  ' election will be held January lSfftfr the  selection of a mayor  Kaslo News.  and  aldt^itep.  /  -W-l  \  CorrilhisMrttrcr Sibbald. We ai-e not  aware vvhethet'lte will at once join the  ranksof'the Opposition, or like Speak-  t-r-Hlggins fctfnra party of his own.  iu any--"a-__"~iti~"~ri*r'iiied by those'who  ought to kndvvTr Ws district lhat his  c-lmnces pT rt>-el������f4ipn are not very  good. Bnt tbt'P h* ~f.is a large fund of  energy and ' plue-k" and may yet come  out on lop. cl(*������p~re all prophecies to  the contrary.���������Veriio'n News. ���������  The1 elo"e sea-cn *fo* defer*' begins tomorrow. ���������  Tlio charge of assault against-Mr. H.-  A. Brown of the Union hotel, came up  I before J. D. Giaham. S. M..-again tb&'  I iitr-riiing, *  ih  .'"���������j**-.-**  ~ -*������**������** Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests c������  R'vel5-.oV.-e. Lirdrati, Biz Bend, Trout Lako  lll-ciliewiiet, Albert Canj on. .lordun  l'MS nnd Eagle fuss UUtricla.  A. JOHNSON Proprlclo**.  O. E. GROGAN Editor.  n.i  A Senii-VV. eklr Journal, published in tho  ialc-rcou ot Re.iUtoke Biid the surroiiiidiOK  dislrict. WcdncseiByj nnd .-'Mur'ajSi ninkints  clo=eel connections vsitli nil trains.  Adveriisliij! Katei : tnhplay aili, 51 "0 per  columniuCh.$i.Wperincli wheninst-rte.don title  pape. Lfuol ac = . 12c p^r (nonimreil) line for  rim ir.scruc-n ; Sc for each additiuiinl iuseilion.  Hejadinj; notices, lie per line each issiue. Uiri'i,  MftT.tsKe aud Death notices, free.  Subscription Kates: By mail or carrier. *:2 00  par nnnuin -, *{1,*'S 'jr six months, strictly in  8dvar.ee. T  Our Job Deptrtmciit: line Hsuii.- Job  Departmentj is on", of lho oest equipped  pKntinK oaces in West Kootciit)-, and i-i pre-  pared to execute ell kicda of vii'el'~K in Hr������l  class stylo at honest prices One pi ice lo nil..  No iob ico la'ce���������none V o small���������foi us. Mill  orders proinpily attended to. (Jive us a inn'  on your next o:d-r. ,  ToCcrr=spondcnts: We invite correspondence on anv snhiect of interest, U) lho Kuiiurul  public, and deeiro a reliable regulur emrre*-.-  POLdctit in everv locality biirrouiiuina  Kovelsio'ice. In all cises the bona fid* niiiiic  or the wilier niustftceoinonny imir.Us.uipt, but  i.ut iiecc3sarl'y for publicum .  Address all oonununiealions  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, S. C.  NOTICE TO C0RRESP3������D������:iTS-  1 All correspond e-nco must, be legibly  ���������svrilleii on one s-ide of the paper only.  2. sJorre-pOEdence i-n-i.-iinitif. personal  nm'ter must be ii^ned vmi'j the pr pur name  of the writer.  3. ��������� orresyondence with reference to nny  Ihir.c thM has appoernl in ar.otlier pater  nuiat rtrbt be oirurea for put-'.icsi'iiiir to that  paper before it can appear m "liiK Ili:it.ii.D.  We now beg* to call the attention of the Public to our New Lines just received  in   the   following*   articles:  DRY GOODS-Comprising the latest designs in  Dress Goods, Cashmeres, Flanellettes, Laces,  Ribbons, Embroideries, etc., etc., imported  direct from Scotland.  BOOTS AND SHOES-Large shipment of Fine  Boots and Shoes from best Canadian makers,  ENTS' FURNISHINGS-The stock in this department is most complete. Shirts, Ties,  Collars, Socks, Hats, Ready Made Clothing,  etc. in great variety.  HARDWARE AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS-  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.  FRIDAY.  DEC.   :il,  1SU7.  Agenti:  RAM LALTEA'S  HUME & COMPANY  Agent3 :  Victoria PowderCo.  DIVORCEJN CANADA  Ontario is Asking i'or the estulj-,  Hshiuentof a divorce coiu'titi that  province. Presuming that divorced  should    be    granted   at   all,   the  Wiliest  does    not   seem    tin   tin  reasonable   one.      It  in   conceded  that the present system of obtaining legal relief from lho failure ol'  marriage at   the    hands   of    the  Senate"   is.    very     absurd      anil  expensive,   and   if  divot ce   i.~   to  become a recognized institution iu  Canada, there should be a court  accessible to the poor as well as to  the rich, at, the same time that the  rules should   be so framed  as to  guard again'tanysuch condition oI  things as obtaius today in many  states    of    the    union.     Ac   the  prespnfc     time      one      American  marriage in every twelve ends in a  divorce,   and   marriage .is   very  friquently   looked    upon    a*i   an  experiment which  if   unpleasant  can   alvvav=   bo   rectified   by  the  courts.       Eighty     per    cent    of  American divorces are grunt ed on  the petition of   the   wife,   either  because it is she who feels, most  sorely the burden of an unhappy  marriage, or bec:iu=e she prefers  another (with a  capital A) .o her  lawful husband, who is uiuler the  circumstances only too ivilliug to  plead    guilty   to   some   fictitious  charge.  The Archbishop of Canterbury  has recently forbidden his clergy  to remarry divorced peoplo, and as  a consequence divorce even in  England is on the decline. If we  "~~"are���������to���������ha ve-it-in-C-uiadii,-by-all-  in ean~ let us have it "as they have  it in England"���������not in America.  l;:ilit:u    e.f    till..  I'Mspujii-r _*:e:n*  WILL DO   A3 PULLMAN   DID  *"*--"-"_!  Tea-'l hue.���������~'hil:iiloll"ii:i  Pros*.  1- tlniici*  w'uli  you  to-night?  .-.���������Ijifo. :  .'  sonic-  Little  Golden will .-.r-'.icl a coii'.ingeni io the  Calgary bonsniel.  Parliament has been called f. r the  despatch of business on  February 'M'tl.  The Coliseum, one} of I lie largei-t  public buildings i:i Chicigo was  was locally destroved bv li:e on  Christina- 'live. The* exhibits of the  Illinois maniifacluicis were burned  .md sevei.il pi-r.-on- are _-u;".i������ii'-,ed to  have pTi-heel.  An expedition vvill leave Solor.  .Sprint,'.-, Wisconsin next mouth for  tho Klondike pold lieleU. It vvill con-  _-i.stof loO Chippewa Indian.-, under  the lcideiship eif a veteran warrior,  l'liiinin.' Wolf, who hits already been  over the overland lon-.e vv h:ch the  i-XDbdition vvill follow.  Postmaster General Mulock's three  cent port il late from C.mailii loCire.it  Britain which" vvas lecently announced  has been declaml oil. ihe colonial  oflice bavins." ir.foriin.-tl Mr. Mulock  that the propos-al is nol of the merely  domestic character which he iifMimed  it to be. nnd that it cannot be er.U'i-  lained.  The C.I'M. telegrapher-- who have  been negotiating lately vv.iih gi.-in-r.'il  manager Tait concerning' the giiev-  ances they wish leiuov-cil, w.-iiic-d it  few days ago onvice-presidentSiiiiigl -  nessy who made some suggestions to  theni to be used in another confiicnce  with T<tit. It it believe-.l that a sitis-  factorv arrangement  vvill  lu   anived  *���������*���������      '       ,1  In order to handle the heavy  traffic  to the Kiondyke in the spring, the C.  P. R. has' macle arranc'i'iiii'iiL- for the  building of three lame stern wheelers  to be used on the Yukon river. The  steamers vvlvcli vvill be built in Tot on  ������o will tie lid feet long with :.() foot  beam, and vvill be especially fitted to  cany a large amount of freight.  The libel action* brought by N. I".  Davin, .M.P.. against Waiter t-jcutt. oi  tbel'Regina Le,ider. c.ime up ln-fore  .Tudec Richardson'at Iteginaon Thursday la~t, when Mr. Davin. who appear! el on h:s own behalf, stated thnt  hew-as infcimed lhat the defendant  had used strong language concerning  him because he (Mr. Davin) had made  strong assertions in the Ilnu-e ol  Commons concerning the defendant.-  To push the case might mean a lot of  hard feeling, and he was willing to  consent to a mutual retraction. Mr.  Hauitain. fcr. the defendant, having  expressed his-willingness. his lordship  saiel he would take it upon himself to  allow the wishes of the parties inter-  '��������� ested to be carried out>     jj   "  Hi���������Can- -     ..  ������liL���������yuu  m.^lit   try.���������Life.  l':iVia���������'Sine  ejua   nou."     iuci>u������'  tiling   vim   e-aunol   do   without.  Fi-unk���������Ohi  a  wheel'.'���������fuck.  Indian A sent���������Well, vvlir.t del ye"  wiint now'.' l'oor Lo���������Want loeii.ii.J-'-  poiiv for bike.  Ugh!���������limoklyn  l.ir-.  "i'.u*.  vou  siiiil  she  sans  bciiutitull-f/'.  "No,   I   "iliilu'l-"     "What di'l yo."  ���������*������������������"..���������  '���������I  Fiiiel   sl'-e  wus  a  bcautitul  siugtr. - ���������  Cliic.-igi)  ltvcorti.  Sprocket���������Hid your wife run inlo any;  Uuii-: when she lirst gut ber wheel:  Ulejomev���������Yes: she ran into iK-bt.���������Lro-i--  "The election has plainly gone  against us,'' said candidate Hatchings  to the Winnipeg Free Pi ess, -'I believed that the city of Winnipeg needed a  husincs-s tnnii at ils head. At the re-  Hiiest of a. large number of peoplo I  consented to ciit'er my ser"ices to the  public, although it did mean several  thousands ol" dollars loss to mo clirect-  Iv. I was mistaken in iny idea, and I  have no doubt but that the public will  realize their mistake before the year  is out. The city has been dealt a hard  blow tnilay. I "will not again appeal  to tho citizens for the oflice. I have*  had enough.of the public-, nnd I quit  them forever. I will henceforth con-  line my attentions to tlie development  of my own business. I have done a  great deai towards developing the citv  unci since they have deserted mo I vvili  desert them. Geoige Pullman withdrew from Chicago, and I will withdraw from Winnipeg nml liiake-'t town  of my own where my services' vvill be  appreciated. I have, the plans perfected, and it. vvill only be a question of  time until the city will be receiving  verv little taxes from nie.''  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  Ttie Pioneer  Stores  kof Fspguson  and Ten Mile  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL. MERCHANTS    ���������  Dealer in "liners' .Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Kvorytliiiu,-  to  it:  fiimirt in a general si oro.  Post Oflice in i_oni.cctii.il.  CALGARY MARKETS  Wholesale  Prices   as  Stand.  They   To-Day  .1. B, McKiU'g.in has resigned his  position as police magistrate for the  city of Kaslo, and at a recent meeting  of the K.-islo city council Alexander  Lucas, formerly of Calgary, was recommended for the vacjney.  Butter (stilt) S 0 "������)  But ter (fresh)     0 25  Cheese     0 10 to  Egg  Potatoes...  Turnips ...  Bacon (drv  Hav '.  Oats   Bailey   Wheat No  nilt)...  1 Hard....  No. 2 I lard ....  No. :j Hard....  No. 1 Frosted.  No. 2 Fi osleil.  No.   1 rejected  1 Hard'.'.....  No 2   rejected  2 Hard   0 35 to  o ���������*���������">  0 25  D���������'!H  li OU  0 'jO  u a)  0 (i7  o m  0 57  D 5(1  (J 10  0  0  15  0 (10  0 0')  0 I'"-  0 IMf  I) 00  o on  tl 00  7 00  0 CO  0 fi<)  0 70  0 00  U 00  0.00  0 15  0 UO  o oo  the   pro-  , Regina.  Harry Wigginron, one of  prietors of lhe Windsor hotel  is dead.  Samuel Mi-L"nd. mayor nf Princ:  Albert, i-, in (iLlavva, advocating the  claims ot his town as a starting point  for the Yukon.  A. II. Scaife, formerly editor of Lhe  Province*, has severed his connection  with that journal and will icside permanently in Toronto as manager of  the Conipariitivt: Svnopthiciil Chart  Co.  Tom Harvey, a well known' prospector and a. nephew of Pat Clark, the  Spokane mining man. was found dead  in bed in his cabin at Arrowhead on  Christinas Eve. The cause of death is  at present unknown.  \ mistake of "11,(100 has been discovered in the assessment of Regina.  The error arose in consequence of the  North Wr-ht Land Company's property being niTidentally omitted from  the assessment roll  An Englishman was once persuaded  to see a game of baseball, and during  the lilav, when ho happened to look  away for a moment, ,-t foul tip caught  him", on the car and knocked him  senseless. On coming to himself, he:  asked, faintly, "What, vvas il'" A  to'ul���������only a foul." Good heavens!" h':  exclaimed, "I thought it was a mule."  The following is the story of Jonah  as told by a Revelstoke school girl:���������  A certain man named. Jonah���������hot  knowing what he did ���������fell into a  whale's belly, and being an unprofitable servant, be tarried there three  days and three nights. Verily. I say  unto yon, the List, state of that man  vvas worse than the first. Go thou,  and. do likewise.  ���������1  IMPERIAL BW  ~"~ Or O^NADA  H_ad Office, Toj~onto  Paid Up Capital 32,090,000  Reserve     -   -   -    -,   1,200,000  Directors:  II. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Merntt, Vice Pies., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert J affray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland  Stayner  Elian Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General .Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia.  Brandon     'Portage la Vir.couvei  Calgary       < Prairie; W'tnnipeg  Edmonton iPrince Albert ',Revelstoke  Ontario  Essex    o   |Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus   '    .Port ("oiborne .Toronto  Gait illat Portage       Welland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines ,  Agents   in    Great   IJritn.in���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,   London,  with whom money  may be depositee}  for transfer  hy letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank ol  America; Chicago, First National  Bank;  St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of SI and upwards received ar.d  interest allowed.  Debentures��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at nil points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold   Purchased  A. R. B   HEARS,  Wla-ntieer Rcvclstoko Brar, uh.  AtourTEN'-MILB BU.VNCH Flore  Powder, Cups. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and all Miners' unci Prospectors' Supplies arc  kepi on hand  "Wholesale dealeis in'  Ales,   Wiqes, pirits  FRONT STREET  Cigars.  REVELSTOKE, B* 0.  Be Sure and register at the  B^LJWORJIL -HOTEL  AVhen you reach FERGUSON.  Fop.Youi3  -House Cleaning  Send for samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from 10c, 12'c,  15c np to 50c a roll. Mail  orders carefully attended,, to  Linton Bi-otfoeps <=  Calgary, Alberta  -~ l h~rKiblu^s-pii >vided-with-the-hest  the market affords.     Rates from  $2  to S3 per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������   Proprietors.  HeveistoKe  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine    kept     on    hand.  Drs.   McKechnie   and   Jeffs. Attendants  HEVELSTOIyi  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithiner* Jobbing  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithin*-  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Mini-g Work a Specialty..���������**  "ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Sin.  C. B. ]Waclec*n  ARCHITECT.  ani BUILDER  Katim'it.i'H fu-uishcel. I'Ii.'n9 nnel spfie-i-  tlcfttiona iiifele:. Am hIbii prpparcel toelo.,  shop nnel .io** wrk e.-n lho niiorle..-t*  nolicc. Sitl-feif:lioil nu-ir*nlciil ii  cvory cmo.   Oall or write for terms.  Main Street       ���������  Hevolstolto  Sam��������� Needham.  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Stj lo at Lowest I'riccs.  "���������   Douglas Strbkt ��������� Rkvi-ilstoke  flerchan-t's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B.C.  First-class in every respect.    Good .iccommodiitiou.   Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  .J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in  town.        Centrally    located  _.  ". Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Kates    SI     yer    dayT  Beat' 'accommodation.  L. JL FRETZ  Contractor and Buildep.  Shop opposite Iniporl.il Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  "������������������      Terms Cash  If You .Have a  Mine to Sell  or wish .-i company  formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to invest in  Spokiine real estate or vvmh to .  make a borrow, write at once to  -JJliMES   L    FORD   &   CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  No. U Mill St., between Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash.  R. J-I0WS0.N & CO. . "  Dealei-g,,ifiall kinds pi3P*!^tYI_)RF  Funeral Director and Embalmers  l'i)lioL-,U'i-ing and Repair Work a Kpccinltv. Mail Orders given  Prompt Attention.       ORGANS  AND PIANOS.  Agent for Raymond Sewing Machine, JManufacturers' Life   Insurance* Society,  Union Fire Insurance Co.. Provincial Building to Loan Association.  REVELSTOKE   STATION,   B.   C.  THE  LAST  CHANCE  To scciirolione-of'those .desirable lots  CIIKAI- oti tho C.to K. Steam Navigation Coropaiiy's site.  'Donb wait till the boom hits the  town in the spring like it cyclone,  but BUY NOW.    li  HAIG &CRAQE  i Sole Agents.  Brown & Pool. Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  rge light bed rooms.  Tablov furnished with  the choicest the market  afford*". Best Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  Rates  $1.00 a day.     Monthly race.  ���������J. ALBKRT STON1". Proprietor.  UUmBER  Doops  Sasl*.  Turnings  Mouldings  TRY THE NEW YARD  Arrowhead Saw & Planing Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPV & WRIGHT.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbo -Lardeau and Tront Lake District  Saddle    and     Pack .. Horses  always for hire.  Freighting  and  Teaming   a  specialty.  D.iily Slage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.   For particulars write  CRAIG & HILLMAN, Tnoi.r.sox'8 Laxuixg.  The Kootenay Lumber Go.  <��������� (LIMITED LIABILITY)  nn M UPl TY     R     C1    Post Office Arrowhead.  V-VJUtttr l-iyv,    ������".   ������i.   Teleuhai-h" to Comaplix.  ALL. KINDS of ROUG-H and DRESSED LUMBER  At the company'store is carried a full stock of General  Merchandise, Miners'oupplies and Outfits at close rates.  R. TAPPING-, Agent for Revelstoke. ri!  r   ."  fci'*  IT.':  tt:  ������  PECULIAR     ACTION     OF     THE  UNITED STATES  THE    POPE     CONDEMNS     THE  SETTLEMENT  REGARDING   YUKON   RELIEF  Three Cent Foreign Postage Declared  Off���������France Sending Out Cruisers-  Disappointment over the Sealing  Award���������A Rumor Denied  Ottawa. December Lit.���������There is  much speculation heie as to what vvill  bo the outcome of the. action of the  United States iu sending alleged relief to the Yukon. Cablegrams from  London state that tho I'nglish papers  arc severely critii'.i'/.'mg the motives of  the Yankees and broadly hinting lhat  the relief expedition is a mere cloak  for the carrying out, of some ulterior  purpose. Simultaneously with the  announcement in (he American papers  that n. considerable body of armed men  would be sent in with the relief stores  the Dominion Government decided to  increase the Mounted Police force in  the Yukon to i~U men. That theie is  no adequate reason for the Americans  sending in i ehef is evident from the  fact that, there are novv very few  miners left in Alaska. Circle City  having been desei led at the the time  Uie-sKlondiko rush commenced. At  Port Yukon. Where- several steamers  are frozen in the ice, there is an abundance of provisions and news has just  been received hero that 2,000 men are  novv travelling down therivei to that  point from Dawson City. This vvill  greatly relieve the situation and it is  ���������well known that, there will be ample  fond in Dawson for those who remain.  What therefore is the object of tlie  American Government in sending lhe  a relief expedition is a mystery wliich  in view of the military force accom-  p.inyingcit contains a suspicious element. 'Whatever happens it is known  that - the Canadian authorities will  meet re.very bluff the Americans  ities vvill try to run. aiid m this thev  vvill undoubtedly hnvo ihe moral and  it necessary the active support of  Great Britain.  THllEE CliXT rosT.vr.i"  Ottawa,   December  24.���������The   pro-  . proposed reduction of letter postage to  Great Britain vvill not come into  force  on January  1st    owing to unforseen  com plications.  A ST0UY'l5l~Xl"-|'"  London", December 21.���������A report  has .been circulated that; Cardinal  V.-iush.in wns about to" be admitted to  the House of Lords. Lord Salisbury  has publicly denied the truth of the  .stoi'3-..  I-.E1I1.1XG .-FA AV_".VI"1~  - Ottawa, December 21.���������Several  cabinet ministers and aniinibei of sealers who have been heard from lhrough  the press are disappointed with the  Behnng Sea award. ���������  Winnipeg, December 21.  Toronto is agitating for a railvyay to  James Bay.  Traffic through-the Sault canal in-  cronsecl 2,000,000 tons during 1S~7.   "  Prance is sending two cruisers to  Crete and one to Chinn.  A fire at Cleveland, Ohio, destroyed  S.SUO.,000 vvoith of property..  It is rumnred Italy has declined to  co-operate with Great Britian on the  Chinese question.  The amount assessed against the  United State*- iiy the Behring sea  commission is $2!ji,lSl with interest to  dlltC' I   >    BIG   FIRE   IN    ENGLAND  BUT   ADVISES   MODERATION  LATEST ADVICES   FROM           -  SON. CITY  DAW-  Hen. Clifford Sifton Leaves For Washington���������The Victorias ��������� Witt the  Hockey Match���������Aid for Starving  Cubans���������Death of Capt. Alleyne.  Ottawa, December 2S.���������Governor  Chapleau's suCcessor has not yet been  named.  Hon. Mr. Sifton has gone to Washington to confer "with the Lnitcd  States authorities on Yukon business.  Toronto. December. 28.���������Nominations for civic offices took place in  Ontario on Monday.  Tokonto. December ~"S.���������Canadian  trade returns show an increase f v the  fiscal year lSilG-7.  Ottawa, December  2S.���������The latest  The; British and Japanese Fleets Arrive  Off Corea���������A Carbcrry Man Killed  by a Horse���������Disastrous Explosion  in Tennessee.  WiNNil'Kii,December 27���������The Pope's  encyclical published on Friday night  last condemns the school settlement  on the grounds that it does not sufficiently restore to tho Catholic minority Iheir rights in Manitoba. After  recalling the religious history of Canada and eulcgi/.ing its'scholastic insti-  slulions; his holiness expresses regret  at the decisions taken seven years ago  in Manitoba, relative to the Catholic  schools and points nut the rights of  Catholics, according lo the .Federal  agreement. ' Continuing tho Pope  condemns the school system, based on  religious neutrality, praises tho zeal  ot the bishops displayed on this question, regrets that Catholics arc not  equally united owing to political passions, and admits that the authorities  have clone something to diminish the  inconyeniences of the Manitoba government school legislation, but his  holiness declares this to be inadequate  and. exhorts Catholics to persist in  churning all their rights, though thoy  must not refuse any partial reparations obtainable, witli tlie view to reduce the perils of the education of  youth.  ." In conclusion, the pope, in the encyclical, siiys lhat in the event of these  being unobtainable, Catholics should  piov ide their awn schools, and adopt  under the guidance of their bishop, a  prngrninnio of study, reconciling it  with their religion and all scientific  progress.  I'llESS COJ-JIEXTS  Ottawa. December 27.��������� The Globe  says it vvill be unfortunate for the  Catholics if the encyclical just' published leads to a political union among  Catholics, who'are two-fifths of the  population. The- "S'cvv*York Times  says that the Laurier settlement failed  to please the zealots of either denomination. No reference to the encyclical has been made so far.  (jor.n weather down- south  Ni-:vv ..You.",' .December. 27,���������The  New England Stales suffered from a  cold wave on Christmas Day.  A   HEAL   ESTATE   DEAL  The United   States   Government   is  .negotiating with Denmark'for the pur-  "clwse of a portion of Greenland.  lcu.i.ED hy jV horse  Wixnii'UG,     Decernner - 27.���������Label  Pear was killed by a kick from a horse  at Carberry yesterday. "  0 OLDEN" CASH Rl'TURNS  Vancouver, December' 27.���������A'30  days run at the Golden Cache produced H5"_~,**yo iii gold.  Via Winnipeg 27.  Great Britain'is said.lo be playing a  waiting game in China.  Mayor Shaw, of Toronto, will most  likely bo . reelected by acclamation  today.. ���������  Between th'u;ty and forty persons  were injured by an explosion at Ash-  vi'.le, Tenn.."  '.  Tho purchase of the Eastern Canacl.-i  railway is opposed hy the Ontaiio  members of the Dominion Cabinet.  The British and Japanese lleets have  arrived off Chenulpo. Corea. Great  Britain has demanded the reinstatement of Me-Lc-avy Brown, the British  customs agent and has landed troops  to back up the demand.  Fits-gibbons & Co., of Montreal, importers, of fancy goods are accused of  uiulerValuatioifhylhe'custoriis'iiuthoi'-"  ities.   ,  BEEF AT DAWSON.  Calgary  to  alarming scarc.t> of food. ..        Iber ith, the voyage   from   Calgary  London,   December   A.���������A   clis.is-������ .  ��������� exllct|y u,rec   months.  troiis fire at Kings Lynn. Kngland,  destroyed ������150,000 worth of propert y.  Dresden, December 2S.���������The original of Beethoven'.s '-Erlkoenig" has  has just been discovered.  "j Victoria; December 28.��������� The Victoria hockey team, ot Montreal, beat  he Capitals of Ottawa by a score c f  1(5 lo 1.  London, December 2S.���������Great Britain declines to entertain the United  Slates pelagic sealing proposals.  Washington, December 28.���������Secretary Sherman appeals to the people.of  the'United States to aid the starving  Cubans who are absolutely destitute.  Edmonton, December 28.���������Capt.  Alleyne, of the Helpman party, died  of pneumonia yesterday at the General Hospital here. His death was  keenly felt by the partv. having journeyed with them from the Old.Oountry  with -the intention of visiting the*.  Klondike gold fields.  Vienna, December 28.���������In an interview heie Sir Charles Dilke said he  was certain Japan would attack China  or Corea.  Lady Millais, widow of Sir John  Millais tlie late president of the Royal  Academy is dead. Lady Millais vvas  the divorced wife of John Ruskin. who  stood by in church in INS." when she  vvas married to Millais.  The Rossland Miner says that D. D.  Mann, lhe well known raihond contractor has secured Dr. Milne's paper  charter and is endeavoring to obtain  from the British Columbia Government a subsidy or Sl.bCO per mile for  the construction of a railway from  "."cuticloii to Boundary Creek.  Shipment of Cattle   From  Klondyke  -  Pat Burns, of Nelson,'received word  last week .that "Billy" Perdue had  reached Dawson City with his bunch  of cattle in good shape. It vvill be remembered that when the Klondyke  boom started last July,' Mr. Burns  procured 85 head of prime Alberta beef  cattle which were shipped from Calgary in charge of Perdue on August  Ith" Thev arrived ,at Skagway'on  August 28th and the next day the  the pass was begun,  em-  occupying exactly three months. The  neeessaiy outfit was packed on the  backs of the animals which were gentle. Nothing definite was heard until  on their arrival at Dawson Mr. Perdue  communicated at. once with Mr.Burns.  It iss aid that the beef dressed SOO lbs  und .was sold at $1 per ib which would  mean a handsome profit for Messrs.  Burns and Perdue.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  MKl'l ODIST CHUKOII - Ilovclstokc.  P'.'acliliiK services nl It a.m. ami V.CO  p.m. Clai-B iimctliiK at tin' clote of llie  iiiornimc Hcrvico. . nl.batli School nnel Klblo  (IliiBa ut 2.M ii.in, Weekly prayer nicctlng  every Wcelnpsdiiy cvoniiiK at 7:30 p.m. "lie  public aro cordially invlied. sicili) free.         ItHV. .1. A. W'einp, Pa<lor.  ("liU'lCU -JI" KNGI.AND-Si. I'cler'n.  *-* KoveLloko lloum of Hervlce: KvcniiiK  pr.iyor dally ul 5 o'clock, l-'.lilnys in r:"*0  suiiiiayB unit Kuitlvula: Holy Communion ai f  ii.in.. tnomiiiK prayer nl II.. Kumliiv School  nnil RII.loCliiti.nt ian, ovocIiik prnyir ill Ti.'tO.  I-'irul aiiiiilny in tliu month Holy Communion  nl mornliiK aurvle-p,..   I"lwVNI~ A. KOUU, Vlcnr.  TJUK8IIYTKUIAN CII URCII-Iteyelslokp.  *��������� Borvico ovirj Sunday al II a.m. nnil 7:.'w  p.m. lllb'o CI ih������ nt 'J::9) p.ut.. lo which  i.n urn welcome. Prayer ineetlnK at *- p.m.  every Wciliioailiiy.    RKV. 1*. 1). Mill It, I'riBtor.  IJ OMAN   (JATIIO~.il"   CHURCH-Revel-  "   Btokc.    Maes  scccnel  ttunilay In  month  at 10:30 a.m.   REV. FATHER  PEYTAV1N.  Strictly in the Wood  I~u__.inu.-i_. novv. I have at the present  time about  100 cords of good, dry  Fir and Hemlock Wood  Full measure guaranteed ���������prices  r'ght. All orders left with W. B.  Pea-it* & Co., Revi'1-.toke Station, or  at The IIkr.m.d cilice will receive  prompt alient.ou.  _ JAS.   C.   UlTTL-llISON,  SJlf Wood De.tli-r and Carter.  Wood! Vv ood!  Gimrnnlccd Full  Cord Measure.  The utuleisigned has a large supply  oMIemlock, Spruce. Fir and Pine-  Wood for sale. Any person lequiring  wood will kindlv leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. L'twrencc. Rcqclstoke  Station, or wilh II. N. Coursier,  Front .Street, Revelstoke.  I7nlf  FRANK .JULIAN.  .PUBLISHED   TWICE   A   WEEK   AT  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ������-������������ Lumber  CUT PRICES  FCR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. "We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoke Station, B. C.  | anadian  \ Pacific R-0  losebery  Townsite  G h aqged  i j  Hat]ds B.  Although not much advertising  lias heen done, Hoseuery tovvnsit*.,  at the hear! of Slocan Lake, has  been steadily coming to the front  for the last three month*-.  Wfyat Strong Points  Rosebery Holds on  the   Slocan  Lake  Rosebery vvill have an ore  sampling works in a few month"  with a capacity of a 100 tons a day.  Itosebcry is in (he centro of nnd  distributing point for Slocim City, .  Sandon, Nakusp, New Denver,  Silverton, Enterprise, Three Forks.  Concentrator ami Cody, only 12  miles di-funt from the mining  centre of the Slocan (Sandon).  Ro~ebery is destined to be the  concentrating point.  Rosebery is the sampler point.  Rosebery is the ship yard of the  Slocan.  Rosebery is the ouly safe harbor  ou the lake.  Buy Lots Now....  If   You   Want   To   Mai\8  Money.  Send   at   once   to   .the   general'  agent  for maps and   price list',.or  any further information.-   "  "-���������-"  A. M. Bfiatti^  co.t XAgent..  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE. _  IS THE BEST VALUE IN KOOTENAY  The'best and cheapest route, froin  Revelstoke to all points east and west.  Through tickets to Vancouver,  Winnipeg, St. Paul. Chicago, New-  York, Montreal iind Toronto.  Fust class dining and sleeping cars  on all trains. ���������  Through tourist cars ' to St. Peiul  daily, and to Toronto every Monday,  and Montreal and Boston on Thursday.  Purchase tickets to your destination  and have baggnge checked thiough.  For full information as to rates,  time, etc., apply to nearest agent, to  T. W. BRADS EI AW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or to E. J. COYLE,  Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  The Canadian Pacific Steamship Company's  Steamers Nnt-u-p and Kootenay leavo  Vn-owheod dai'y for all points in hootenay.  iiinkin c connocticn at Nakusp Ior all point..  on Nakuxp and *-Iocnn Rail-a ay, and Slocan  Lake.  Close cornccticn at llobaoi for Nelson,  Knalo, lialfour, rilot Hay, Trail, Uosslaad,  "Cnrthporr. and all points south.  For full i formation, tickcU, maps, etc..  call on or iiddrets  ���������' T. VV. ni.AIlSIIA-vV.  Afcent Uove-ls'okc.   Or to  n.    .11.  Mj-cORKUOR.  Travelling l'nsFcnKCr .Vftent, Nelion.  li J.COYLK, Uie. Passenger AKCnt, Vancouver  Is the Shortest and  Quickest Line to.. .'  WALLACE,   FARM 1XGTOX,  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  PULLMAN,     .LEWTSTON",  COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  DAYTON.   WALLA WALLA.  1 -ORTL A X D,    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCISCO, MOSCOW,   CRIPPLE-CREEK"-"���������1~"^"  AXI)   ALL POINTS   EAST OR   SOUTU.  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .  EAST  A*ia S-ilt Lake, .Denver,  Omaha and- Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to   and from  Europe and other foreign countries  TIME G/\RD  Subject to chnnjee without notice.  * Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  Frank Pedley has been ordered by  Ihe Dominion Government to' proceed  at once" to the Crow's Nest Pass to  investigate t he alleged grievances of  the men employed on construction.  Mayor McCreary, commissioner of  immigration, hasdecided not to send  the bull.does from Lord Strathcona's  farm at Silver Heights, to Banff until  spring. He has found the snow too  deep to drive the animals across the  prairies to the, stock yards and has  also received woi el from -Mr. Douglas,  superintendent of the National, Park  at Band, that he cannot take the herd  until spring.  Itiiviiioud Pi'cfontaine, M.P.. was  shown the dispatch from Ottawa in  which Hon. J. I. Tarte is said to have  declared that if anv three Liberals of  Quebec would sign a petiton asking  his resignation he would resign immediately He replied: "Let Tarte put  that statement over his signature, or  publish it in La Patrie, and it will not  take live minutes to obtain more than  three Liberals to sign such a paper.���������'  Senator Tbibueleau. who was standing  hv. added: "Yes, and two dozen Mich  signature?, if- necessary."' Cleophas  Beausoliel, M.P., made a simBar statement, ,  READ IT.  ADVERTISE IN IT.  GOING WK8T -MILY  8:00 a ni Leave Kaslo ... .  8 "0 am ...South Fork..  'J:~tiiiin        '     Sproiilu'a ���������  I -51 n in " ...VV hStewLtcr..  10.03 am ' ... Bear Like ...  10:18 am ' ..V-McGuinan...,  10.38 am " Ccdy Junction  10:~0umArrive... Sandon   G-isa EAST  Arrive 3 "0 p m  3:15 p m  "      2:1." p in  .   '*      2-00 pm  .   "      l:_Spm  .   "      1-33 p m  "      1:1" pm  Leave 1 "0 p m  Train for the ICast and Portland  depaits 7:1." p.m. daily. Wallace and  Moscow accommodation depaits 7:15  a.m. daily. Through service. No  delays or lay overs anywhere,  Cit't   through tickctis and fm ther in-  foi inn lion  of O.   R.  to N. city licket  oflice,    No.    -I.'IU.    Riverside    avenue,  corner  Stevens  St.,  Spokane.  Wash.  J. OAMiT.ia.r.,  General Agent, Spokane.  W. II.  llurlbiitt. U. P. A., Portland.  Leave 11:00 a ni  Arrive lUiOain  CODY i INE  ...Sandon Arrive 11:15 a nl   Cody Leave 11:2j a m  ROBKRT. IRVING  O. F. and P. A.  GKO.F.COPKLAND  Supctinlen ent  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Spokane Falls and .Noptfyepn  .Nelson and Ft. Sheppard  Red .Mountain R.,ys.  Mai  Druggist Calgary  Orders Promptly Attended To.  f������2-tf  The on'y Ml rait  rout" without ch-rcc -  car-j b~������wctn Spokane. N rlt.pa t.   Ho^lanil J  nnd   N-jUon;   also    b.lwcin    Kos-Isid    and  Nulson.  PA*EM"TS  j [PROMPTLY SECURED!  o   ���������     '  .   DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  NO~~~II"~I"T  LEAVE.  For "Sookare���������  l.COp.m   For Uo.������la_id���������  1:10 om   Fur "~<_l30!i���������  1:10 p.m   Cln������-c connections at ~"fIson ivlth steamer  for K i_tlo and nil Kootenav Lake pcinta.-  I    Pa?F-crKcrs for Kellie Hirer and Bot dary  I Creek connect at Marcus with stage cailv.  Alt! IVK.  ' From Srokanc���������   lr.'O p di.  From llo-wiar d���������   I 10 a.m.  From Nes'.on���������   l~-.~Sp.ni.  GET RICH QUICKLY. AVrito to-day for  our bcautif ul illustrateel Hook on Patents anil  tlie fas-c-inntinsi slorv of a poo*- Inventor who  made $2jO.OM.W. Send us a rough, sketch  or model of your invention and tvo will  prcir.ptlv tell vou FREE it it is new and  probaol" patentable.  No humbug. Honest Service. Specialty:  Tough cases rejected in other hands and  fe-.reicn applications. References: Honor-  -.b!e"*t~- l-lcrtli'auuie, prop.of "La Pre_33e."  Honorable I>. A. Ko__3. Ihn leading news-  raperj*. l'anks. Impress Conipanie__3 &: clients  in any loc-ility. All Patent5,secured tlirouzh  our apency are brought before the public by  a i=-pccial*notice in over 300 newspapers.  -MARION & Mt "HON, Patent Experts,  -3'emple Uuildin?.185St. James St., Montreal.  The only Arm of Graduate Engineers in  the Dominion transacting patent btuineM  exclusively,   McniioaUiispapcr.  i  i SUITABLE  GIFTS  A   full   line  of   fancy   Goods, Toys  ,   Dolls,    Japanese    Ware,    Games,  T*rftunes and Toilet Articles.  Ven. Archdeacon Pentreath spent |  Wednesday in town -and left next'  morning for the lower country, lie  will reside at Vancouver for this ��������� present, devoting considerable attention to  tin* organization nf tho mission work  of theYhiirch in Kootenny. Ill: wns  much impressed with the progressive  appearance of nlViiirs in Revelslnki'  anil thought St. Peter's n very creelit-  nhle church for a place, iif.this sine.  * To our manv customers and friends  who   have*   patronized    our    business       >.  w   .   ,     -_    -������^  ArnVing  DailV   S'<11<" we have started here  we extend        V   |V\   IA  V_^  our greetings for r Hnppv Nevv  Vear.        /\ I      \ #   \ v^_J  Canada   Drug & Book  Co., Limited.,   ,. ��������� .    *"^  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  App.rson  iiiiknuvrn  broke into  Air.  H. IS. Sin} inc's   residence   across   the  track two davs ago during the absence          "��������� * -...I     u.io  :,,  ���������.,ui  l-'OIt,.  ���������", "If y.oii' vv.int .employment, or  looking for a house to rent  when yon reach Vancouver  apply to thu  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting Agency.  331 Hastings St., West.      '  .TUCK   uvvei int., a .-{S*' r,      of Mrs. Smythe. and stole $18 in cash  and silver and jewellery, making up  lhe total loss to about thirty dollars.  There is no clue to the thief.  Our large stock of..  J  carps  MAILETTES.  We have Toys, Kims Silverware at low prices, Silk  Handkerchiefs. I'miry Silk  Scarfs, Beautiful Silk'cushions at 75c. each.  PRIVATE  SCHOOL  A Private School will lie openol  by M Iss Suit lit nn .linniiiry Itnl, 1"97.  I'lirner McKenzie. Ave,, and Kucnuil  Street. J'iS  COME AND S15K.     YolJ AUK WEI.COMK  .will soon be all in.  xfot  ��������� 's~*  ���������v   mutable   Christina.!   gift,   call  c-arly and inspect our btork  at the  ranada  Drug &  w~v*->    Book Co., Ltd  ������������������thXi. It. MjViionai-d, Manager.  Revelstoke  Station, B. C.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  -   ������ad   General  Items Round  and  ���������About Revelstoke.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling of Kamloops,  held service at Salmon Arm on Christmas Day.  The Masonic Lodge intend to hold a  fraternal supper at the Hotel Revelstoke on Monday night.  Mr.������J. D. Sibbald wns a good deal  better-yesterday and it was hoped  would he able, to leave his bed.  The Christmas tret* and party for'the  'children.nf St. Peter's! church will be  given next Wednesday evening in the  vicarage.  Local News Dished up After the Manner  of our Esteemed Contemporary.  . "Wheie is Kellie, M. P.P.?  Oie Oleson thinks it is going to rain  to-morrow.  Bill Stumps has retnrneil to town.  Oh Willie, we have missed you, welcome, welcome home.  Micky Miu-farliinu  is shovelling the  snow of"'his roof.    It is the  best looking snow we have seen for a long tiini'.  Pete. the. genial, jovial Pete, is  pny-  i ing a visit to  town.     Wuuk, waugh !  Let. her go Gallagher.  .foe. .Icibson is putting a shed on the  back of his 'residence.'    Il is a daisy.  Henry Hawkins called in yesterday  and paid his subscription for the next  three! months.   Call again Harry.  LARDEAU CREEK PLACERS  At Inst the plnceriiig plants on L.-ir-  deau creek are ready for business and  it is expected that in ten elays liuie the  results of the Hist clean lup vvill be  known. Ed. Hughes and Alex. Gainer  wi'i-i:   up   to   where  Messrs.  Sweeny  Stevenson & Co.,  J. F. Doyle, nanager.  Union hotel Block.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The Neh.on   Tribune  is  very  angry  with   the   Rossland   Miner for saying  that  Mr. Kellie earned liis nickname  of   -Let   Her   Flicker   Kellie"  by   a  speech   iimdi*   in   favor of the British I  Pitt-iHc rail way scheine. when  in real-1  iiy the speech in quest inn wns made in  connection with the   government policy of expending $1,000,000 on'the new  1 parliament buildings.    It''accuses *the  Miner of .ignorance of  provincial  politics.    It is pretty lo see how particular  and   pernickety   a  real ���������jlil   time  newspaper man, who lias bi'.en  in this  province*, at least six or   eight years, is  about  his   accurate  knowledge of the  ihufflng, and scuffling dignified by the  Masquerade Ball  Under llio auspices of the Quadrille Club  in TuiipliiR's..Hull, <">  New, Year's Eye���������;���������-"^  Refreshments Provided.  Music by the Columbia Orchestra.  Tickets, $2.50.  Robt. Gordon, Manager.  i  Agent Tor the Blickenaclerrer  Typewriter  r. B. WEL2L2S  Successor to GILKER  & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars.  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C. - .  A. N. SniTH,  Baker������������������  and...  Confectioner  Xmas Cakes a Specialty *  Orders Delivered Promptly  Harry Edwards,  Taxidermist  Third   Street, just  east   of   the  School-House.   --*������������������'  Doer Heads, Uirds and Animals, etc., preserved  nml nimiiiteil, Mail Orders promptly  attended to. *   I SlU"*  sc & Co.  Big Reduction  ��������� IX-  McGilhvray and Kilpatrick aie oper- ^me of ������������������provincial poliiics" in Brit  almg, yesterday, and Mr. Ungues says -lsll Columbia. Itis in the-lIi-:iiAi.ij's  that they have things in pretty good humble opinion quite possible for any  shape and it. vvill be 110 surprise* tohim on..inarv intellect to size up the silti-  if   they  make a good thing out of it.   ation without anv verv deep or i-xten-  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining  Brokers,  Agents Ior the Queen l-lrc Insurance Co., ot  America.  Representee! by "V. Morris, Kevelstoke.       Onl I  The water has been mostly all taken  up into, the Hume and the bed of the  creek laid bare for a considerable distance.    It is not the intention of these  will be too expensive: and not available  for their present plant: but thu bed of  the creek on their ground "will be  pretty thoroughly investigated and. it I parliament   building  The  Rev.  John  Robson.  B.  A., of  Kamloops', will preach  both  morning I     -���������  -  '.iml..(-veiling in the Methodist church   men to operate on the.   benches as this  next Suitably. ' ��������� ~" ���������*��������������� ��������������������� ..vm-n-rivi. and not available  ^The Rev. .7. A. Wood goes to Asli-  iroft cm jgaluiday and will dedicate  the nevvy^'.-Pthodist church there on  S unda yf      ?";.  _j" ��������� *MV  I"-/..), "i-   "andon. lias been coin-  ii'it-'jij^.;^ \-..\ a charge of shooting J, W. sTlilsH-.,"'.; merchant at Port  Saskatchewan, Alberta.  Mr. J. .7. Young, editor of the Calgary Herald and a well known,visitor  lie iv. is going to the  old  country this  week on mining business.  There is a report going vonnd, which  seems to be based on facts, that since  ihe recent visit of the Molson's  Rank  party to Revelstoke, efforts are being  made to secure a lot near tli**  station,  'nn which to errect a bank  building  in  lhe future.  The union week of prayer! will cbin-  ' inence on Monday evening next, in t he  -Methodist church.    Rev. Mr, 'Muir will  e.onduct the services on .Monday .evening." On Sunday evening the services  -v,-ilLbe_cQiiducted_b\__Rev. Mr.   Wood,  sive knowledge of eveiy turn and  tvvi:-l of the game, which has taken  place in tin* province since confederation. However the oracle has spoken  and this important fact of history,is  settled. Mr. Kellie was dubbed Let  Her Flicker Ke-llic 011 account of a  speech, which he made on the nevv  and not on   ae--  is expected, successfully.���������Topic  The Rush to the Klondike.  When   the*   statement   was  made a  few months since th-it, probably 00,000  persons , would   rush   to the Klondike  duringp the   present winter and next  spring, many decbiri'd   lha*   this estimate was most extravagant.    And yet  we are now told  by   traffic  managers  that l'T.OOO persons are already  booked on the Piicifu- Caast for that, region!  (By "the Klondike,'" wercfer.of course,  to the great North western  gold-fields,  including Alaska   and   .Northwestern  . Canada.)   Steamboat agents say  say  1100,000 vvill come from  Arstraliit;  that  from   5,000   to   10.000   will com.* from  count-of one: ho made, in favor of the  IJ. P. railway. Now we can ail breathe  freely once: again anil procucd vv ilb the  next development. -  in the Presbyterian*church  Messrs. C. B. Hume & Co. are out  with a very elegant calendar in  colors representing a scene in the  mountains of Kootenay, very handsome and appropriate to the. loc.ility  ���������covered ���������'��������� by the 'extensive business of  the firm  Out   of   thu   profundity or the   Tribune':-knowledge nf these g'-avii  matters it is also breaks 11   lance   wilh   the   _A   , *.  Hkrald   for   advising   Mr. Kellie   to   [[  fl-lS   DCCD.  resign.    According to  the- Tribune he  need   do   nothing   of the sort since he  was elected to support Theodore Davie  iinel   not   Premier  Turner.    This-is a  mere quibble.     Everybody always regarded   the   Turner   government as a  continuation of the'Davie'; ���������'administration including Mr. Kellie himself, who  Ready-Made  CLOTHING  From': '  Now  Till  Xmas  R..S. WILSON'S  Merchant Tailor.  Will Sell for GASH ONLY  from the 1st of January.  Best Goods at the Lowest  Prices.   O. O-D.  Judge Walkem has appointed Clarence E. Steel, of. Kaslo, as liquidator  of the Ibex Mining and Developing  Company of the Slocan. The sureties  have-been placed at .">~,000. and the  liquidator vvill report semi-annually to  thp registrar of the court at Victoria.  ���������Nelson Tribune.  Tbe meeting .nf the Orphan Boy  shareholders came - nit at the Union  hotel, as advertised on Wednesday  evening. Eight shareholders were*  present and no business transacted,  "Irtit the meeting adjourned till last  night, when * statement of the afTati-s.  *of the company was presented to the  consideration of the "sh&veholders.  ��������� ���������""���������". B. Pease & Co. beg to intimate  "fhat after the end of the year thoy ir.-  t������iTid to carry ��������� on their bi-sitiess on  "strictly-rash "principles. By so doing  'they will be utile to offer goods of the*  best tonality at such moderate prices,  that tlie principle-of C. O. D. will commend itself to t*he business instinct' of  the Revelstoke public.        Dec. 29 2ins.  Thp gospel services in Tapping's hall  nejet Sunday vvill commence at four  o'clock.' Rev. John Robson, of Kamloops". will take charge. The musical  ypart of the, service will be under the  iea.ier-.hip of Jlr. Melville, who is preparing some excellent music.' Mr. Melville will have his harp there and t"vo.se  who attend will have the pleasure of  heating some sweet singing.  Mr. R. E. Lemon, an old resident  and storekeeper of this place, and one  of Nelson's prominent pioneers, is defendant ui an  action  of a sensational  nature commenced by the stockholders  'of the Sunset Company- against himself and the company. 'Air account of  the affair, which appeared in the Nelson Miner is characterized by him in  ���������'lhe Tribune as -an infamous lie."  ���������Another surveying party headed by  *'C". A. Stoes-s left the latter part of las't  . wt*ek, in the employ  of the  Kaslo &  Ijai*s}o-Dnr,can Railway company to  ylnvate-analiernating route up the Lar-  'devlhincail river from the north end of  '���������thelak*.   Itis understood that,"like  the last surveyed route,    Argenta will  he the starting'point, but that the new  route iv?lI'-eross'oyer to the west side  -ef-thej:we������**'-and-'follow up that side,  l*olh   to 'Duncan  City and  to Trout  Ixike'.���������Kaslo News.  Japan;-vvhile>aeit3_ofJ.ho_3.^^ ������������������'������������������*-   Ml"* Davie's re  from   Nevv   England, Nevv  York, and j tirement ineiiii~ra--i_rii(iiiT*gii-hrii������-jx.!k*%  other States. ' ������.f ih.* Il.ivie   nartv.at Victoria.   N01  As conservative it man as Bishop  Rowe (Protestant Episcopal mission-  arv bishop in Alaska) is known to be.  makes the estimate in his annual  report that from 100,000 to 300.000 vvill  go into that country.  predicted  U-a'1!rl' ti.-A*ii.< ������i   Kooter.-iy.     its goo-  prat,hii!&.i position commumts it.  If you want to  invest your mon.y  Come to ReveMokc. nml  whcii .you settle  -'--���������A-n. I1.1v vour  Uro^crlcs, J-ioiir,  i^(l  ^^ --ml rr.VvisijjiiyJrQni^_^.^.   ^_-_^��������� .-_  HUTCHISON & CO.,  ���������NOTICE.  Notice is hereby isiven that Hpi'lifathm will  be, ninde   to . the Legislative Assembly of the  ���������Provim.c*. of Hritish'Columbia, at its next session; for a Vrivatc   Hill to iiKHtrporatc a Hallway and Coloniv.ntion Com nan y to build, oqniji-  maintain and ojierute a tiue'or lines of   railway   from   some ttoint   at or .nearthu head of  Ktuiunboat navigation . on   the  Skeena   llivcr;  thence by the mnst feasible route to a point ai  or near, the Yellow Uesul   Pass, or in tlie i alternative to some point on the eastern boundary  of the Province of ltritish Columbia by. way of  the; Parsnip  P.ivor, with power to ext'endrthe  said line from the starting point down  to^tlie  mouth of the. sui<l Skcena  lliver; and also to  authorise and empower the company to build '  from   time to ~!time   branch lines to farming  lands: and to groups of mines and concentrators from any of the above mentioned  Hues of  railways,   such . branch   lines  not������������������ to! exceed  thirty   miles   in -U.Mi.-gth; with power to huihl  telegraph  and  teletdifine lines, and  to equip  and operate the said r-.ihvay and iN branches,  and to erect and maimain nil necessary works  for the generation and transmission ofelectri-  city or jjower within the area of the operations  of'the  paid   Company, and   power   to   build,  maintain   and,>operate :.wharves,.'docks.anil  steamboats, saw-mills, and aequire water privi-  leges.^to construct.dams,' Humes, etc., for improving and increasing the water privileges,  and    to   make    traffic,, or .other    arrangements with railways, steam boats or other companies*, and  foiv all   other usual and necessary  powers, rights or privileges for the purpose of  a railway and colonization company.  Sfdicitors for Applicants.  Victoria, II. C, 2-lth November, A.l>. 1S'.)7.  de<! I (it w.  ������������������i^^^^^&M&i  i  Notice  "Cntirc Is.li'crc.by i;!ve:ir Unit mvpllc-nttoii will  be' iiiiiilej'te.) the: l.cui.s'lutivi:1' jV.sScmbly of the  provine'C eif lirltish Oolmnbin ill ils next-, !*ex  siein fen- an jVe.l^te) -iiic'cirpeiriili:. The Meiiuittiiu  Ti-iiiiivvuy, itnel'.'Kleclrit'. Cntiipiiuy.1 with power  to e-onstriie-t, nciittiri.*. nr.il ei.ier.ite i-opevviiys  11111I tramways' In- tr!iii;-iioi-tiitinii e>f freiiclit  from peiints on or neitr lhe Nukusp .'c Sloenin  Ktitlvvay ��������� HiirV.lirniie-lies tlioi-voi' lei niint'i nnel  Are two things vviiirh all buyers lake into consideration, or at all events, .shiuilel do' so. Very few  people, " now-a-days."' can afTuid to buy recklessly.  You'will hear people say that in " the old days*"  they used to pay #2 for an article, worth 75 cents;  if you really waute'd the article, you had lo pay thu  price di- go without it, as your market, vv.is limited.  The wheel of time rolls on and now finds you  in a position to buy where and from whom you  please, lly exercising this privilege you will soon  disicnvi'i- where you can buy to the best advantage,  .both as regards price ami value.  hor the  nS  Christmas Trade  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  The Rossland Times on the Situation.  The Rossland Times comments on  the little local comedy,"which has just  taken place here with considerable in-  siele knowledge of lhe facts. Describing the chief actors in ir it s.-iys:  The member of this riding. J.M. Kel-j  lie. has announced his.allegiance to the  ruinorGoverii'iient.   There is nothing  surprising in this.    Jlr. 'Kellie has  not  Ix.'eu on very conlial  terms   with  certain members ot the Government for a  long.time post,    fie woulel notgo with  the Government in 'giving "any more  land subsidies  to  railway  companies.  Moreover, there is little doubt that Mr.  Kellie has aspii-ttions towards the  remunerative post of Gold Commissioner  for thu north rieiing.    He h.-ts been east  for  the   past   ineinth  or  two,   during  which time he buried  his  father and  had a spell of sickness,  and  now he  comes back to find a new  man  filling  the berth that he imagined his service  to the Government entitled him.  ��������� Mr. Sibbald" is a Conservative,   hut  no ������K)Ssl>ack.    He is a  man.: of good  edcicatron   and considerable abilities,  ami it likely to fill the position of Gold  Co-nunissioner with credit.  "f. M. "Graham, who has resigned t he  Gold Coniiii|ssr<mership of North Kootenay to take the position of manager  of the Waverley Mines, near Albert  Canyon, is a gocn" example of a self-  made man in this "western country.  Mr. Graham was l"_ie fiist Gold Commissioner appointed for- North Kootenay, and held numerous othei offices,  **>e"ng chief of police, registrar of the  cotmty court, fliining recorder. Government agent, ansessi-r , c*f taxes.  justiceof the peace nnd several minor  offices and-emoluments. All this he  has resigned to. lake charge of the  mines at AlbtTt'Oanyein, and he is the  right sort of .'iTuap to tnake a success  ->4~ auything he takes in .h.'iv",  Refill ������r m-*e-tingg HTft he'et in th"  OddiKllnvve'.-Hull on th'e seico id nnil  fourth .WirineVilHys of eiach month nt  7:31 p m. Vi������sitin^ brethren cordially  invited.  E. Adair. W.M.       T. J. Graham, R. S.  of the D.tvie   party ..at Vicloi  is there much more sense in   the   suggestion   that   Jlr. Kellie's resignation  would   mean   that,   this   l-i.liy^c would  have to go unrepiesei.tod next session.  If   Mr. Kellie   does   resign   there will  almost certainly he a bye election,    ft  _ was Mr. Kellie himself who   suggested  I that if his defection did not meet with  the   approval   of   bis constituency he  ought   to   resign   and the 1Ikii.vi>d in  company with such a good Grit   01 gnu  n-i the Inland Sentine-I simply e-iidiir-ed  his opinion.    Hut   as   fur aslhelil'"*-  .vi.ncanlliido-.it   llu* southern, which  is   the   most    populous nnel important j ^iyyAUU{.7^ACrU,SAl^\lSV.liAI,a,.\ni  end of the .riding, simply does riot con-'  sieler the incident eif sufllcent  importance: in pay enough at.te-iit.ion   to  it  to  trouble;   thomselvi*.-     10    ilemanil   his  Kellie and   bis  1 ICtlllvvilv turn   i.i .i.i.-... -   cpr^r~~iT--r*-rz<���������i-iiiineriil���������e-Iiiii:iH_iiiu-.tlit___^W.e_t___iiiiui_i Caiiiji nnil  SUi*-   ex  s_-,U., wiiltevrntcr Unsin nml i-lsewlii:'.v~in  ihe'ili.s-  ini; Grocers. trie-t throuph vvliii-Ii sniel niilwiiyi'.nil briini'lies    ]uiss   or   will ^..is^   nnel   'i-i)m  points  on   tlu:  ��������� r-    M        >. Ceilinnbia et   Ke.e)te:nny  lluilvviiy, Crow's Nest  " "  ,"i - ������.-   m    I...   ..e.nsti-ne-teel. line!  J.    R.    HULL   &   CO.,  Fucc-es-ors to Hull Hros. * Co.,  Buich*Qr3and wholesale and Ro tail Dealers  1   Bo. f. Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  AM order* 'n our line promptly  filled.  ( Hitnatc iri tip- Tr'-ut J**J������) Mining Diviflion of  v* 4;>t Knot'-toiy. Wh'ire loc.ntcd���������On the  Sil-.fr Cop iiwtuiitau!. l-oimd*~d un tli*"  north !>>- tli'- "Hun*bin*"," on th*"* south bv  "Pr***- Cniiia?!-." <������r. th** cant by th������ "Kxcel-  nlor" amt *~n th*. wv-t by thv ".Silver C������p"  ral rlajm  Columbia 'it- ;��������� cordimy, huunu-, > iw>i ..  line,1 constructed di* ;to he ccoistructed, and  branches thereof in the mining districts t^f  Kast nnd \Ve.st>tootenay, in minu������ and mineral  claims in the districts .through which said  J-tailways and branches respectively;.; pass or  will pass; and to construct, acquire "and operate work's and plant to generate and snpply  hent, light and electricity in the:.said Districts  and elsewhere in the Province, and to dispose  of such heat, light and electricity; and tone,  quire ami hold all kinds of real aud personal  property, together with the power to expropriate land" nnd all other powers and privil-  *egcs that may he necessary, incidental or  advantageous to the full exercise of the powers  herein before mentioned.  natcd this Mthdayof December, 1807.  I)AVIS,MAK.clfA7,I>;'MACMCII.I.������\: AltUOTT,  '.-���������1-101 Solicitors for applicants.  rrieiid" seetei quit,* willing to accept 1 FJ^*^^^x\[^tt^^ln,^^  ineiely passive indifTerence*. for enthn-' i'"������u'..i������inmrmi ibe-l7t,'i il������v of Oe-totjer  siastic; approval, he vvill  probably coi  sjtrT  l have on h'aiiil a spleiulid' asscn'tmeiit of .imporle'd    V*S  Ruck   Horn   and   Ivory   ll.-indled   Carving   Sets ;   gp  Ui'gers* 1S57 Tea, Table and Desert Spoons, Dinner   e������^  anil Dessert Knives and l'orks ;   Silver Cake  Has- '��������� t&r  ��������� kets. Cruets, Pickle Jars, Salt and Repper Casfe.is.    O^  Creain  .lugs.  Sugar Dovvls,   Spoon   Holders, all of   $*A  the  latest design, neat and  good.    Hanging  Hall    ^p  and Hracket Lamps.    I carry   the. Largest Assort-    v'j.'  _-_niiMiUi_ti_R__.'ye'lsloke of llie celebrati'd Clauss Goods;    fc."  Corrugated Uread Kuive*lrAIcat~(_!hoppersf Scissors���������ejjr2-  in  endless  variety: the dainty  little scissors that   M^  Ladies delight to possess ; also Barber's and Ilouse-    l^  hold   Scissors.     Razors   from   s50 cents   to   $2.si0,    Sy^  beautifully finished, very nice  for Xmas  presents.    j-5>?  Sleigh Bells. Back, Body and Shaft in jri-eat variety.    ckS?  ' Stock   coinple'tc.   in all lines of   Shelf   and   Heavy   ^SX;  Hardware,   Skates,   Uui'isey's   Heating   and Cook    !w  Stoves, Etc., Etc. 9������  .My Goods are marked on a business basis, SK  therefore giving the buyer goods of a First Class jKj?  Quiililv at a reasonable figure, thus comprising the Sv  advantage.���������PRICE AND VALUE. &k  Paints and Oils. Hardware and Tinsmithing. {g������  Coal Oil, in bulk, 40 Cents per gallon, 3#,  tinue to iii.ike his historic  orations on  the floor.of the house, next session.  IW.T1: Lawrence  H McCarty Block  tttte'- v       '   __  New We--t:nInsTe-r on the- 17th elav of October.  IS*.*., b-k Hjr^nt for itn.l'm Liliftlf'.I the I.illoeiet  Kriu-iT lliver etr.-l OriVjoUeilil Kli-bls, I.imitC'I, I "*-"    a   lew-  emnie-  .������  ...^ .,..������. ���������.^..    Pre"- Mir.'-r- CcrtlRrAte No. Gils. A., ismieel at   oblnliiiiel in v/Miliine the uravel Ior uolil. to tlie  .    ������ ..   . .. ~. ...... iko-r I " The   I'rtivIne-iHl    Mltii-rtiloicist,    Iliireau    of  Mliii:*i,   Vle-toriH,"   stiillnx    the niune  of   the  OWNKHS of I'lneer ClHiins arc inviteel to senel  i\   few   nnne-e's   of the blilc-k or (rrev stmel,  ...    -- 1 r,._. ..r.i.r ,��������� te,,.  The Orphan B07.  All suits against the Orphan Boy  mine have been' declared off and tin:  nevv conipiiny who purchased the mine  for SOOOO, have commenced to organize  and vvill follow up.,organization with  active development, having bought  several more* valuable properties in  thcIJig Bend country near the Orphan  Boy. -The new .company' also state  that, 11s by the purchase of the mine  the old stockholders severely sntfei-ed,  they will recompense, theni with new  stock. The Orphan Boy is an excellent free milling proposition, according  to reports from mining engineers, but  got into financial difliculties through  bad management and nnpooled stock.  The new company will.) erect a mill on  McCullogh Creek, close to the property.���������Toronto World.  New- -vritminste-r t.n lhe "nth elay of June 1H������7,  intcnel, ~M <inys from the elate hereof, to apply  to the M:ninir Kee-oreler f'er a ec-rtitle-ate of Iin-  prov.--m.*nt- for the jjtirj>orte of obtaining a  Crown Orant of theabeive Mineral Clalrn.  A n'i .further take notice: that aetloh, uneler  Section "7, most lie commene'eel >K*fore the  issnane-e of sue-h Ccrtitie-ate: of Improvements,  nati.-e" this 20th 'lay of October, WSJ.  K. S. Il vi'.NAI'.n.  In the Matter of the Land Act  Noti.-e f? hereby Kiven that Miehael ciraely,  of Sit. Ijeon Hot Springs, In the cltsctrlrl of  Kootenay. th'- eiwnc-r of l_/>t li:"l, 'ironii <im:  fvoot'Tiiiy lii-rrie-t, will aft.:r the: expiration of  "fldays from the* first pnbiieatlon of thl.i nottee  apply to the "hle:f c.-otn mIfsloner of I.an'li anel  Wort- nnel.-r _Je-ctir.n-: 01 anel W of the: I.anel .Vet  for the establishment of, a peiblie highway  over Lot Jl:'.", Cfremt. One, Kootenay h.Ktrtct,  acrnrelinjc te) the iilan anel survey of the salel  roael ileposlteel In the olHe-e of the "thief f.'om-  mlssieincr of T.iimls nnel Works at Vie:loria.  Dateel  at, Uevelstoke, Ilrltish CJolnmbla, Oth  N'ovenil/.-r, I?.07.  jV. fl. M. HI'HAfidK.  of Itevelstoke Station, is.f'.v  IflnUt       Snlieitor for tlie salel Miehael t'riuly.  vie-ieinn,      -i......K     ...^    --     _  creek  from  whieh   the sanel   is taken, unci its  ioe:ality.  It Is believed Unit I'lj.VTINUM, nnel iicrhnps  IK1DIUM, are freenieiilly jiasseel over nnel lost  by the prospector, ns tliey have: rnnch the  nopearanee nf Iron in.lhe sanel. These minerals arc. n^ valuable us (.olel, the latter more se),  anel if; the plaecr claim owners vvill senel the  blaek or icrey sanel as aforesafel it will lie assay-  eel anel the results given to the owner.  1-. .IjVMES H-VKKK,   *  v.'.'fl : .: Minister ol Mines.  REVELSTOKE  TIN   SHOP.  ���������EC.   -W.  -3~*OT~'-M:-A.3SrS,   PBO-P-E-IKTOB.  NOTICE  lSJOTICK is herebv ei ven that thirty -'lays  ���������'N after elate I will apply to the Stiiieneliary  Magistrate for the North Rieiing of West Kootenav for permission' to trpnsfer my liquor  license to Vv. B. Pool.  Kevelstoke, I>e:c-'-ltli, ls:i7.  Not ire is  Notice,  hereby Riven, tliat fl  elavs  after  elate. I inte'nel to ayiply to the* t'liief e"'nnimis-  sior.cr of f.anels nnel VVeirks to be* alloweei to  ipiirehase V*l ae-rc-s of liiml. sitnateel nerar the  St. I.con Hot Spriiifrs, Upper Arrow Lake, in the  West Illvislon of Koolenay District. H. C. ami  more particularly eleserilicel as follows: Commencing at. a post marked "Initial 1'ost" planted at the s. w. corner of salel lane!; thence  north 211 chains; thence east SO chains; llience  south 20 chains; thenco west SO chains lo the  place of beginning.  (Signed)   M. OKADY.  St. Leon Hot Springs-. i.!h Oct. 1������>7. *>:toetl>~t  KOH   Y������UK   Ymas_5eason  Meats  MR. C. BRANDONrMANNERS  fI.ato scholar of Winchester, and graduate of  King's College, Txinelnn) is prepared to receive  a limited number of pupils in Latin, French,  |-Icriiian, Mathematics, Kue:litl, jVlgebra, Geometry, Chemistry anil llookkeening.  Kvening classes in commercial subjects for  aelults. *i oung anel backward pupils advanced  in elementary subjects.  I'.KFKitESCES Given.   TErms Moderate.  Class-Boom: Smelter building. 20nlm  THE PIONEER  PAINT SHOPX;  OltHK.Il  XKOM   J. R. Hull & Co  Photographs, Cards,  Fancy Goods, Japanese Ware and Bnc-a  Brae in endlessjvariety.  See our performing  Butterflies.  large   slock, of   the  choicest   Beef, _"*ork  Mutton, Venison, Poultry, Kish, Oysters J  . anel e~ame in season.  1'rices Right.  Bel 1m  Free axd I'rompt PEt-rvERV  Xf.AS  T0VS  ENGLISH   TOBACCOS,  SMOKER'S  REQUISITES.  Cigars in small boxes cf 25  each.  C.J.ArtAN  1BIRSEY it NORRINGTO",  l'ROI'RIETORS.  "Jl>to-date Signs and Fine Faperlianging  ' a specialty.  Graining, Hardwood Finishing, Kalsomining  and  GeneTal   house  Painting.  P.eyelstoke Station.  A Shave  A Haircut  A Bath  . Smoking Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  Choicest Cigars  Big Assortment.   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc. ..,  i  .A..  3sedZO*R(3-A."3_<r  Tonsorial Artist.  Front Street, Revelstoke.  1  :~-.*i&h'

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