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 0 h-i'iu^n^ (  ".        V  -rv.  '-__*���������������_**-  4 *-������  -ISSTJE3D   TWIOE-A-'WEBK ~WEDIsrESDAyS    .A-IE-TID   S.A.TTTIE^ZD^'YS-  Vol. II. No. 4.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  sesassegsasagasssSKses??-'-  Shopping j  by Letter!  TUB drat Ihir.f; wise p.onle think of  when ordering boo Is by niivil Is tho ,  caoarlty for business of thoso ihoy vvrito -  lo. The rrputatl' n wo en joy for promptness n.ako.' our Mull Oi-il-.r" trade forRo  ahead ai a gratifying rnto.  Our Specialties  Groceries  Liquors  Cigars  Crockery  Dry Goods  Boots and Shoes  Men's Furnishings  Tailoring  Dressmaking  Requests for price l'sts nnd samples  rcc-iiv-D prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ������; ....Calgary:...  Haig & Crage  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^J Townsite  ,-. MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  CALL  AND   ISSI'KCT OUII.  Silverware  Kkvv   DusiciNrf  Fancy  Goons ���������  fiiom New Yuiiic.  AT GUY BARBER'S,  C. I*. K. .W.lTeJU  iNsf-ncTOR.  OLD JEWKLLKI'.Y KTCiRS.  Arthur g. m. spragge,  Barrister. Solicitor, &c.  Notary Public.  OIHce upstairs in Smith's block, IViciflc Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WM.   WHITE,   Q. C,  EjHikh-tei:, .s-oi.iriT._rK, Notary I'iiiimc, Etc.  Revelstoke, B.C. ���������>  "olicitur for Imperial Hank of Canada.  *   JOHN D. SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate Broker.  Notary Public.  Agent for: Equitable Pnvings, Loan A: Kiiililing  As.-oeiation.     Tire Insurance, llu* tn'.st com-  , panic?.     Ollice: I'lr'lSt.. opposite Union hotel,  Hi:vi:i.������tokh Station.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil ICxoinke::;*. Piiovim-ial Land  .      .SlJltVI'YOIIS.  Accouiitiiiilsiiiiil tii-ncral Agent.*',  Nelson and i;o������-'.aiiil. Wet Kootenny,  llrilijth ColuiubiH.  F. C. Ramiii.k. .1. I'.. M. InM. C. K.. M. fun. ~oc.  ('. V... I*. L. *-. for !������. C. (late l(e_*ldciit Kn-  ginrer   ncparlmeiit   of   I'nhlle   Works   in  Canada In II. C..V Nelson. 11. (.'. ���������  Francis J. (VKeillv. A.ss-ne.. >[. Ii^t.C. K��������� I*. L.P.  for II. C, Ho.sslnnel, u. (;. 'Ijlvtf  C. B. Hume & Co.  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Dravlng and   Dcliv e*y Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always rend;' at a moment's notico.  Agent for the Standard Oil Company.  The Re?elstoke Photo Co,  Stvdio:  Dovolas KTitF.F.r.  Revelstoke,   -    -    -    B.C.  8dtf  A HAMILTON LADY  Permanently cured.ot catarrh. Japanese Catairh Cure cures.-' Miss Lcla-  tourel.of 187 Main St., East Hamilton,  writes: Jup.-inesc Catarrh Cure cured  ine of a long standing case eif catarrh.  I have trioel nearly all either remedies,  hut they only relieved temporarily.  Since using Japanese Catarrh Cure,  about tun; year ago, my catarrh has  not troubled nie. Sold hy \V. A.  Griffiths & Co., 51) cents.  On .-"'count of I lie large proportion  e>f menthol in Magic Liniment,, you  will lind it invaluable fot headaches,  neuralgia, toothache .-ind all pains.  Magic Liniment i.s superior to nil  others.    Feir sale by  <_^^'W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  Um,-U01KT>,  ItHVEUTOhl:.  Look out for_  Ci. B. Hume ������& Co.'s  New Advertisement  in this column next  issue.  THE  CANYON_WAGON ROAD  The Appropriation Will be in the   Estimates.��������� Negotiations   Going   on   Between   the Two   Governments on the  River   Bank  Question.- Letter   From  Mr. Turner to the Board of Trade.���������  Interview With Mr. Bostock.  At   the   meeting  o[   tin*,   executive  committee of the hoard of traili! held  lust Thursday   evening the   principal  business discussed was a lette-r received  from Premier Turner.   The let.te*r expressed the. determination of the government to assist in the  work  of protecting   the river hank, provided  the  Dominion government elo their share.  Mr. Gamble's survey had shewn  that  the cost of the undertaking   would be  larger   than   had   hitherto been  t*sti-  uiatetl.   An appropriation for   a  wagon roael from town to the head of the*  Canyon   would  be placed   in the estimates. , ,  A strong resolution was passeel urging on the Dominion government the  necessity of taking immediate measures  to protect the rivet bank, and Messrs.  Wells, J. Abr.-ili.-inisoii, McKechnieand  Haig were deputed to .'meet Mr, Bostock on his way to Ottawa with n, view  of discussing.the matter and acquainting him with -the contents of_ the  premier's letter.    .  Messrs. Coursier, \V. M. Brown and  Cowan were appointed a committee to  lake up the question of issu'ng a loud  of ti side pamphlet on lhe resources of  North Kootenay.  Yestei day morning the deputation  met Mr. Bostock at the station and  Messrs. Haig and Abrahanison travelled with him .ns far as Glacier. Jlr.  Bostock saiel that he together wilh  Mr. Kellie had an interview with Mr.  Turner on Monday, but the premier  .stated that he had commenced n correspondence on theiiver bank question  with tho Federal authorities directly  himself'nud they could not find out  friuii.liim exactly what his offer to tlie  Dominion government was. .Mr. Bostock did not think that, if the province,  was ' willing to shoulder one-half of  the cost, theie would be any difficulty  about getting a like amount- placed on  the.Dominion estimates. But as be  would not know till he got to Ottawa  what the oiler of the provincial government was, be. could not make any  definite statement himself.  NOTE AND COMMENT  the  the  old  The Dominion Parliament vvill meet  at, (he beginning of next   month   and  there   is   every   indication   that  session will be a critical  one fn;  government.     In    Ontario    the  Liberal guarel is in almost open revolt,  claiming quite rightly that the  principles of Liberalism arc being obscured  and .abandoned by the renegades from  Conservatism  with'which   the   party  has allied  itself.    What is worse the  old Liberals themselves are left- out, in  the cold, while positions  are  lilleel  by  these elevcnth-hoi.r patriots, and quick  change peilitical artistes.   It is   ominous that" little   or   nothing   has   been  heard of Sir Richard  Cartwright, the  real   leader  of    Ontario    Liberalism,  since the last session.   In Quebec: 'the  ecclesiastical war drum   is sounding,  and   the   uneasy   ghost   of   the   half  stilled school- question   i.s  once   more  sniffing the political air.    Hope of further relief from    Manitoba  there   is  none and the danger "of the introduction * of   a   private   remedial   bill   by  some rebellious clerical, whose queasy  stomach cannot digest both  his ante-  election promises and subsequent government performances, i.s  very great.  Meanwhile   from   the   farming  communities of the Northwest the pledges  of free   trade   are   coming   home   to  leicist.   And-all over the countiy men  who voted against their old party  on  account of honest, convictions, against  the. proposed Conservative settlement  of the school question  are*,  wondering  with what kind of temporary hallucination they were possessed in doing  so.  Already a long list  of  scandals   and  "d'-'.-ils".  has- accumulated    against   a  government, which  wont' into pijwpr  clot-lied in <t sanctimonious halo of prospective honesty and   purity.    Already  Clifford Sifton has; jiroved   to  the  hilt  his entire incapacity feir- directing  the  important depart ment.   of   which   he  received lhe-portfolio in return for the  acceptance by Manitoba of the mangling of her School   Act   under   '���������the  sunny ways eif patriotism."  A FEARFUL DEATH  Oscar Funts, of Spokane, Literally Cut  to Pieces.  Warnin  This is to notify lhe public of  Revelstoke and vicinity that the  undersigned will made it warm  for them, if tliey visit their  tailoring emporium and inspect  their immense and well selected  stock of ready-to-wear clothing.  The* holidays aie over, but this  only tends to reduce  prices and  '  thus keep up to the holidav standard.  Boys' Suits a Specialty.  Suits  from $0.00 up.  R. S. WilSOn,   The Tailor.  ltevclsU l.o Station.  As a result of the recent accident on  the Great Northern railway near  Summit, Montana, the details of  whicli have just come to hand, Oscar  Fiirits. of Spokane, met a, fearful  death, being litei-ally cut to pieces  inside the rotary snow plough. The  crew were engaged cleaning out the  cuts, and the weather being intensely  cold, the fan e distantly froze up and  clogge*el. Funis waS going up to the  plow to clean out the knives, and  while* thus engaged the engineer says  he called to Fur.ts to come down- and  he would make another try at bucking  the snow. The engineer says Funts  heard him anil answered, and steam  was turned on. The train went ahead  but Fnntz did not return to the cab.  The engineer found in some way that  he had heen caught in the machinery,  thrown into the knives, which cut and  slashed the body into strips, which  wound themselves round the knives  and made a mass-of gore and flesh  which iiipidly froze and stopped the  working of the rotary. The crew tried  to remove the horrible mass, but had  to give up the snow plough with its  ghastly contents anel run to Kalispell,  where it was thawed out by the steam  turned on it. Funts was 23 years of  age, unmarried, and had recently  taken out a life insurance policy in  favor of his widowed mother.  tion. All such a party can require is  rope enough lo hang itself. Its opponents have only to stand to one side  and watch the process.  And il is the bosses and wirepullers  of   this   very   party   that   have    tin:  audacity to come before this province  and pose once more, as the supporters  of a pure and holiest administration,  of  retrenchment  and  reform. cDoes  any man in his senses expect anything  of the kind to come out of them?   Do  they expect, reform in railway administration   from   the   men,   who   were  squabbling   last   session   at    Ottawa  over   the  V. V. & E. charter,  till in  their    miserable    self-seeking     they  burked the whole scheme?    Do they  expect, a party, which has not strength  of mind enough to force its  leaders  to  fulfil  their ante-election   promises of  anti-Mongolian   legislation,  lo frame,  provincial   statutes    bearing   on   this  matter iu accordance with the  wishes  of the people   of   this   province?    Do  they    expect    a    party,   which    has  swallowed   its  denunciations   of   the  C. P. It., and is now the   very humble  and obedient friend of that company,  to lift any yoke of monopoly  from off  the'shoulders of British Columbia?  Of  course tbey tell us they ate going to do  all these things, . But are vve going  to  believe them again ?   Are we going to  swallow a second dose of humbug and  hyprocrisy  to help us   to digest   the  first?  CALLED TQJilOHTREAL  Archbishop   Langevin   Summoned   East  en Important Business.  "Winnipici:, Jan. 2G��������� His Grace Archbishop Langevin received this morning nu urgent tele-gram .���������summoning  him immediately to Montreal. He  left on today's easthound express, accompanied by his secretary, Rev.  Father George. He informed a Free  Press representative that he did not  care to reveal the object of his mission.  It is understood, however, that it relates to a new phase in the school  question campaign.  The Best Route  Mr. E. E. Coy, a Kasloite returned  from Klondike* being interviewed by  the Kootenaian. and being asked  to the popular route next spring summed tip the situation in a nutshell.  "Whichever route," said he, "a Klondike traveller takes, he will wish he  hael taken some other." Mr. Coy -is  evidently a practical philosopher.  busi-  Mr. Chas. Lindmark left on  a  ness trip, to the coast on Friday.  Mr. J. D. Sibbald!1 gold commissioner,  has been well enough to attend at lhe  office for a theft time each elay, during the past three days.  Conservatism has recovered from the.  shock of its defi.-.it. From the very  first it was quite apparent to those, who  .k<*pt_llieii*Jiea-ls_cpol, that__all____the_  party had lo do was to play a waiting  game. It was plain that the most of  the promises, with which the electorate had heen deceived, could not be  fulfilled. As a matter of fact none  have been. The Roman Catholic s vi ho  voted for a Liberal candidate, to quote  the very words of one section of them,  ' eliel so in the full belief that the  Honorable Mr. Laurier would de*a  more favorably with the Catholic minority of Manitoba than thn Conservative party asserted they proposed to  do by the Remedial Bill." It is needless to remark thai. tl*-eir belief has  proved ground le-ss. At the same time  the equal righters are digusted at the  Manitoba concessions, and even more  so with the insane attempt to truckle  to the rebel half-breeds of the Northwest, evinced in some of Sifton's appoint ments. The promise of free trade  has vanished like a mirage on the  plains, and expectant free traders find  theinselvt*s travel sing the same old  sandy ground of high tariff rates,  which'sometime*. are staled to be permanent for the next ten years, and  sometimes shew signs of au increase  in a protective direction. Promised  retrenchment lms been followed by a  large increase of expenditure and a  new loan. Promises of a pure and  honest administration by the wholesale bribery of provinces, by the introduction of the spoils system, by  contracts let without tender, by the  creation of local "dispensers of patronage," by boycotting opposition  storekeepers, by the appointment of  useless partisans to oflice, by a corruption for whose impudence no attempt is too stupendous for contemplation, and for whose petty mcancss  uo detail is  too   unworthy for  .alien-  Already the game has begun: Already a good .Grit has been put for-  vv.arel as the opposition candidate in  Vancouvei' and another in Victoria.  Already one of those gentlemen is  mentioned as the coming - Premier."  ���������Already *Mr..Se*mliii iind-Iiis Couserva-  tiv.i friends in .the opposition are being pushed aside to make way for men  of the right stamp and color. Already  the "man of steiling worth" is being  relegated to the shelf allotted ��������� to political back numbers. There is scarcely even any attempt at disguise. The  nominations are being made by the  Liberal Associations. If not the Liberal bosses are on the ground to see  that everything is all right,, while  Mr, Seiiilin is trotted out .to go  lhrough the motions of leader of the  THE CORONA WRECKED  ON A REEF AT THE  MOUTH OF  SKEENA.RIVER '   *  opposition. There never was a more  iniputleiitly cynical farce played since  politics began to be politics.  BURTON CITY  From Our Own Correspondent.  Burton City, ,.Fan. 2(5���������Mr. Finch, of  Rossland, general manager of the Silver Queen Mining Co., was in town  last week en route to the celebrated  Golden Hope property, where he made  a stay of two days. Mr. Finch reports  things looking well and was satisfied  with the way in which his men have  done their woik.  We expect to have some shipping  mines for next summeras we can show  some very fine piles of ore on dumps  ready for shipping.  Mr. XV. G. Clark, owner of the Chieftain mine, made a shipment of three  tons last week to the Ne*lson sampling  works. The returns netted the handsome sum of $D3" which is not too bael  for Cariboo creek. This property is  bonded by Messrs. Burns "and McKenzie of Sandon. who are. working a  gang of 12 men under the management  of W. G. Clark.  We anticipate a great change for  next, summer, as the buildings are  going up regardless of snow and cold  weather.  Messrs. Bourne Bros, are building a  fine large store 2Sx"0, which is a great  improvement on the old one which  was much too small for their increasing business.  We are to have a ii������_,w hotel something badly needed. Sirs. Manuel of  Nakusp, is to be the proprelor.  The Nakuspites are moving down  one by one. Mr. John Dawson, collector of customs at Nakusp, paid us a  visit on Saturday last.  INCORPORATION-BRIDADE FUND  Letters Addressed  to   the   Member  fcr  North Kootenay on these Subjects  The two following letters have been  handed the HliitALM for publication :  Revelstoke Station, Jim. 21, 1S9S.  J. M. Kullii:, KisQ., M.P.P., Victoria:  Sir,���������-'A committee having been np-  poiuted at a public meeting of thercsi-  'lonts of Revelstoke, to prepare a petition to the legislature to obtain the  passage of an Act for the incorporation  of the city of llevelstoke, we, the  members of the said committee, beg  herewith to enclose such petition, and  wc request you on behalf of the residents of lti*vi*lt.lokc, to request the  government to introduce and pass an  net ut the next session," similar in its  terms to Act No. 10 of the session,  ISO", entitled '-Tht! Speedy Incorporation of Towns Act, 1S07."  We shall feel obliged by your attending to Ihe matter as soon as yon possibly can, and communicate to us the  result.  We remain, Sir.  .-  Your obedient servants,  (Signed)   II. J. Bouhne,  . A. It. B. Ili-Aiis.  T. L. Haig.  A. G. M. Si"it.\GGi~.  Members of Committee.  BevpJstoke Station, Jan. 2~"'1S~S>-  J.'M. Kellie, Esq., M.P.P., Victoria :  Dhak Silt,���������The committee of Revelstoke Fire Br.gad No. 2 request that  you will apply for an'increased grant  to Revelstoke for fire ' purposes and  that tho "present grant of $200 per  annum be increased to $500 per annum.  The fire grants to Kamloops and Barkerville are $500 per annum, and sm-o-  1}* Iteve'lstoke is entitled to as much as  these places. -  We hiive two fire brigades, one in  the old town and one at the station.  We suggest that half of .the grant be  given to each brigade.  -=-sAV'e-also-Nliave to-state-that-Eiriji-Bi'i-  gade No.2 lias been equipped entirely  by voluntary subscription of the people liv'ng at the east end nf the town  and at an expense of some ������900. We  have also to maintain the brigade mid  pay the rent of hydrants, so that we  have a large expenditure to meet.  Please use your best efforts to get  the grant asked for, and let us know  what can be clone.  We remain, Sir,  Your obedient servants,  (Signed)   A. G. M. Spkagok.  Mr. Kellie  has  written   in   reply  lo  Mr.  Spragge announcing the receipt  of the  petition   for incorporation and  pi utilising to do his best to fin I her the  wishes   of   the   signers.    He  also acknowledges the receipt e.f the  request  for an  increased  grant   for   fire  protection and will do his. best  to  obtain  il.  Ship  and   Cargo   a   Total   Loss ��������� All "  Passengers  Saved ���������Cannot be Fined  for Employing   Chinamen in Collieries. ���������  ���������Senator Templeman Honored ��������� The-  United    States   Customs   Regulations,  on   the   Alaskan   Coast   Are    Being;".  Revised -"-*:. :'���������  (Special to the Hkkald."  Victoria,   Jan.    20���������The    steamer  Corona which left l>e*re 10 days .ago for '  Alaska ran on a reef olf the mouth of  the Skeena river and sank.    The load  vvas made tip of 238- passengers and 615-  tons  of   freight.     The   steamer  and .  cargo are a total loss.   The. passengers  were all s.-trett.   The news was brought  by the Danube which arrived here last  night.  New Youk, Jan. 20���������A Washington,  despatch to the  New  York  Sun  says-  that tlie Customs department assisted,  hy Collector Ivy of Sitka,  are preparing customs regulations   to   suit. the*  Canadian government and ititisfy  the*  di'inands of  the  Vancouver board  of '  trade. Regarding custiims.snrveillance'"  at Skagway. it is probable that  goods-  will lie inspectetl at the point of exit-  from Canadian territory,  and,   if corresponding with the* invoice,  will   lie .  passed free. , .  -Victoria. J.-vit. 20���������Some time-ago-.-  the Union Mine Co. was fined $100 foi-  employing   Chinamen  under ground, .  The supreme court set  the  sentence  aside as the law provided for no means:.  foi its own  enforcement.   The crown  appealed and the full court yesterday- ���������  set tlie appeal .-isiele again. "    : *  Ottawa, Jan. 20���������Senator Temple-  man has been asked to move the. address in thu Senate , iu reply .to the-  Speech from the Throne.   _���������---*,'     i  - New-York," Jhii 20*^&ii-_-er'S0~.; LeaeE .  "3.-50; Copper $10.78. ��������� '",--"-  The I. O. G. T. will hold an At Home  next week. There will be a good programme, also -iteropticoti views and  selections fiom a phonograph. Particulars next issue.  The Golden Lardeau  J. Cague and Sam Ahlgren, who  have been working two placer properties on the south fork of Lardeau  cre-ck, about six miles from Ferguson,  are in the city. They have a small  Klondike in their claims, which go  from 25c. to the pan np. Tlie-iy have  dinned the creek and expect to work  the old bed of it as vigorously as the  weather will permit. There are four  or rive outfits working along the  creek, anel all are doing very well.  One outfit of three men cleaned up  $800 in two elays. but this is higher  than the average. The gold is very  coarse and is alloyed considerably  wilh silvi'r. There is some platinum  present.  Mr.- Cague says that the placer diggings are too bunchy to afford a field  for very extensive operations, lint  they promise well for the few who can  work them.���������Rossland Miner.  A STRANGE_EXPERIENCE  Of a Montreal Physician���������Visited by the "  Spirit of a Man Just Dead.  Montreal, Jan. 25.���������Dr. Brunelle, a. -  prominent French Canadian physician  living at 60S Sherbrooke street, had .a.  strange experience the last Sunday in  Decemlier. He was sitting in his-  oHico reading a book,'when he heard  some one knock on his door. Thinking it vvas his son he did not look Jip,  "HiTCliierely nskecl wliat was wanted^  He received no reply except another  knock on the door. Looking up he  was amazed to see standing before him  his old friend Dr. Treffle* Garce.au,-of  Boston. Brnrvefle asked, "How did '  yon get into the house," for he did not  hear the bell ring, and then rose to-  shake hands, but the visitor seemed to  fade from- his night. Brunelle looked  everywhere, bnt could find no trace of  his old friend, aud gave .a loud exclamation of surprise. Madame Brunelle  entered and inquired what was the  matter, but he answered evasively and  asked to be left alone. He was still  thinking over the iiiysleiy half an  hour later when he received a  telephone message staling that  Garcean had just died in -Boston.  Brunelle was axtonndeel, but was loath  to make the matter public and told  only a few intimate friends. The  story, however, spread abroad, and  created quite a sensation, especially  among the spiritualists, who are very"  numerous in .Montreal. When ques--  tinned BuincIIeadmitted the story and  said his explanation, whicli appeared to  be most natural, was that it was some  kind of supernatural intervention. He  did not formerly believe in apparitions  but cannot refuse to believe that Providence is able to act in that way and  to employ those means 'to make him  believe in lhat kind of phenomena.  Dr. Garceau, who stiulied medicine  here, practiced over thirty years in  Boston and paid particular attention  to the religious community and the  poor. He was a brother-in-law of L.  O. David, the city clerk, eind a great  friend of Louis Frechette, the well-  known writer. ������  ������_-w~f ���������-  ������*JJ  There will be a carnival it the rink  next Wednesday night, and the proprietors promise a good time to their  pitron:--. The Revelstoke brass band  will be in .attendance.  Police Court  (Before T. L. Haig and F. Fraser, J. P's.)  On Thursday a charge preferred  against Earl Ward hy Sam Needham  was heard. J~eedham, who was the  girl's landlord, accused her of taking  some pillows belonging to him out- ��������� f  his house when she was leaving. Tbe  case was elismissetl as frivolous. ' *"". \ixi'fi-C**'\.'V!ifMZ*&.*r?������-y'*lt?'������.  J'2  Revelstoke   Herald  rublished in interests of  RoTJili-okc. birdcall. F.iR Bend. Trout Lako  nieclllsiraet, Albert Canyon, .loriliui  . Tars and EhrIo Pass Uiatricts.  A. JOHNSON Pi'opi'lelo-  O. E. Ol-OOAN Kctltoi*  A   ".���������mi-Weekly .lournal.  ol������t  jiubllslicd lu tlio  iiUreiui"if Ro������ol������toko and llio HUrroundinn  niitrlct. ~~r������~ne*Kl������yn nnd datunlajs, niakinR  cle������c������l connections wittt all trains.  AdvortiiinK Katea: Display ad i. ~l..~" per  colum������Uch.|~.->~P<"riDcli when inserted on title  paps. L������ia] ������d������. ISe prr (nonpareil) lino.for  first ioMrlloa : So for eacb additional lubortion.  IteadlnK noticed. I jc per line cacti issue'. Minn,  Marr.������������aand Dr.-ithuoliceit.-fi-oo.  Subscription lUtm: Hy mail or carrier. ?J IXi  per aanuni ; ���������fl,-'* for six month?., mrieitly m  advuiec*. ��������� .. .  .  Our Job Department: ~iu: HicitAi.'.' Job  1'eparti.wnt is om) of ths lieal equipped  ("rioting omces in West "tooteuiy. and .11 l,"'*"-  parcd to execute all kindi. of piintiuie in lii'jjt  oliess mjle at hoiient prices One pneo to all.  No job 100 large ���������none too Biiiall���������for 113. .Mini  erdon promptly intended 10. Civo 11.1 a trial  011 your aexl order. ,  To Correspondents: We invite DOirc-eponil-  ��������� ate oa aDj snbjecl of intere-sl lo lho general  publio, anei de-irc ������ reliable rcgiil'ir correspondent la every locality surrounding  Kevelstoke. In all cases the bona this namo  of the writer musiacconipnny inunuseript, but  t.ot necessarily for publicalio-.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke. B. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  I All correspond enco 111111', lie lcyibly  written on one tide of the paper only.  ". Correspondence containing personal  inailtr must bu -_i-.ni.-il wilh lhe pr per iiiiino  of the writer.  3. 1 orrespondence with rufcreiico to any  tkiER e.h������t hns nppoared in anolliur paper  must first be ofierej for piiblica'ioii 10 lhat  pajicr before it oan oppeur in Iiik IIkiiai.h.  SAIL'RDAY.  JANUARY   _>.'. lSUS.  CROWS  NEST   COMMISSION  The proceedings of tlie "oiu-  aiission appointed to encjuii-e into  the grievauces saiel to exist iimong  the labourer*" 011 the Crow's Nest  U:\ilvvay will bu vvatclieil with  interest not only by the parties  nireuteel but by tliu public  trc'iienilly. There win be no tloubt  but that every possible effort vvill  be made to suppress importniitevi-'  deuce aud that workmen who are  courageous euou(~h to risk their  employment- by telling what tliey  know will be hustled out ol' the  way or ordered to keep their  mouths shut. It is well known  that already arrangements have  been made which are intentleil as  a little surprise to the com-  ��������� missionei's. The houses have been  all ?vvept and garnished and every  objectionable feature as far as  possible has been removed for the  time being so that nothiug may  offend the vigilant eyes of the  members of the " commission.  Meanwhile, the contractors stand  around casually, awaiting the  arrival of thu three wise men  from the east. There is no more  innocent creature living, when he  wants to appear in that light,  thau tbe average railroad contractor, whose avocation demands  the mildness of the dove interwoven with the cunning uf the  serpent. The commissioners have  a hard task before them if their  object be to probe the situation  uutil they discover the truth.  They musr not allow themselves  to be headed off by any specious  _uxplanat-ious,noi'.^i-.hoii!d���������thay_be_  -������������������atisfied with evidence of the  condition   of the men  outside   of  he men themselves.  A good many men who have  "tirvived the Crew's >'e.-t experience are by this time scattered  throughout the Dominion, but  their evidence can still be had in  Calgary. Winnipeg. Ottawa aud  Montreal. This evidence should  be taken and as carefully weighed  as tuat taken on the spot: The  men have no outside help, as far  as can be learned. io'"a"'-;sist them  in putting their view-; befoie the  commissioner-, while the company  may be relied upon to leave  nothing undone to clear itself  from any suggestion of cruelty or  imposition."  If- the i:oniiiii--sioner-- really  mean to hole! an honest i:ui|uiry,  where witnesses vvill be heard  f.iirly and an impartial report  given, then a vast amount of gootl  will be done, but if they are  simply a whitewashing commission acting 011 in-true-tions  which preclude free judgment,  then it were far butter that thev  stayed at home altogether, and  saved the country the expense"  incidental to their proceedings.  IXSOL VKNC)/'   LECISLA TION  The joint deputation lrom tho  Montrea , Toronto and Ottawa  boards of trade, which waited on  tho government last week presented such u strong case that in  all probability the government  will see its way to embody their  views in a measure to be introduced at the forthcoming session  of parliament.  The wonder is, that parliament  should so long have resisted the  efforts of tho Canadian business  world to establish a federal  insolvency law. The present  system i" not only faulty in its  application at home, but i.s it  menace to the relations of  Canadian business with the outside world. In some of the  provinces, where tho laws are  fairly workable, theie is not very  much reason for complaint, but in  others it woulel seem as if the laws  had been specially framed to  enable the debtor to compel  his outside creditors to accept a  preference wliich they do not ask���������  that of having no share in lhe  distribution of his estate. There-  is no reason why wholesale  merchants in England or elsewhere should be deprived of their  pist share of tho estate of an  insolvent because the delinquent  trader chooses to give all he has to  some more favored creditors.  Laws which permit of such a  course its this one are just the kind  ol laws which a di.-honest  merchant will utili/.e lor his own  benefit. What the deputation  1 eal I v asked for were a protection  against dishonesty and"a national  giutranter.' of fair dealing.  liven at home, the necessity tor  legislation in this direction i."  clear. The Montreal wholesale  merchant knows that he is taking  big chances when lie sells a bill of  gootls to a retailer in another  province, who may "orefer" some  real ov'manufactured creditor for  everything he has when he leels  like getting out. aud consequently  many honest men are unable to do  business. The argument applies  with still greater force to the  British merchant who has had on  more than ono occasion a sail  experience of. the t-,loi'ii>iis uncertainty of the law of debtor and  creditor in, some ot' the. provinces  of the Doniiuion, and who assumes  that the practice in the rest of the  country N similar to that with  which he has become so familiar.  The remedy for the present 1111-  satisfaetory state of filings which  is today hampering Canadian  trade relations with ICngland, is  the enactment Iiy the federal  parliament of such an insolvency  law applicable to the whole  Dominion, as will ensure that all  creditors, 'abroad as well as at  home shall be treated equally well  or badly iu the distribution of  insolvent estates. Xo honest man  can object to sucl*. a law.  ready to devote its coluinus for a  whole year to persuading the  publio to subsidi/.o a means of  developing those properties. In  view of the* stand taken by that  paper, tho Bulletin begs to  apologize for having used the  words "cur of the C. P. Ii." in  relerenco to the Globe, and regrets  that it was led into such a  libellous comparison on the canine  race. A cur may bo cowardly  but is never treacherous.���������Edmonton Bulletin.  Tin-: LlicitAi.i) publishes today in  another column a letter from  Major Steele, N. W. M. P., in  reference to theallegeel murder iu  the Crow's Nest Pass. It is no  more than fair to Major Steele nnd  to the men under him to point  out that everything was done in  the matter that could hava been  done by the police, and that it  was impossible to do anything  more as the injured man declined  to prosecute his assailants.  . M.P..  citv of  THE GREAT STRIKE  An amu-inp di=cu--sif)ii ha^'beeii  going on in the New Vork Sun a*-  to the relative merits of "vest"  and "waistcoat." -'trou-pr-" and  pantaloon-*." "Waistcoat" is easily  established as good old English,  and good modern E-iirli-h ~"f> For  that      matter.       while       "vest"  .properly refers to any garment,  and is so used by many English  ���������writers. As to the quarrel  betweeu "trouser.s" and "pantaloons," the lines of Oliver ".Vended  Holmes may be quoted: "The  things named   'pants' in   certain  . documents: -V worel not made for  gentlemen, but 'gents.' " The Sun  sums up the discussion thus:  "J'nuts,' 'pantaloons* and 've~t,'  may be relegated to the usage of  tha vulgar and tho wcrd-clip-jing  multitude. The waistcoat and the  trousers were good enough for our  ancestors. They should be good  enough for us." To which it may  be added that in this, as in other  respects educated Americans  follow the English custom: but  the majority, who are not  educated, Uo not.  The strike  am "tig  the   Kuglish  engineers, which  has ju.it terminated, has  been a long and bitter  struggle*.    It had  its origin as far  back   as    last    April,   when    the  committee    of    the   Society    of  Engineers    demanded   "an    eight  hour   working   day   without   te-  duction of pay."   The demand at  that time vvas confined to Loudon,  but   thei   employers   felt    that   n , v.-.������������������.!H.*_.* and tl  deleat in London meant u general   i,,,^;,,,.^ ",s  (>ori,  deCeat    aud   accordingly   consoli-  .iiateel their forces everywhere.    A  threatened strike in a few Loudon  establish men ts-���������wjvs-���������metu=_b-y_-.-i-  couuter threat to lock out 'lo per  cent of the union  men emploved  throughout    the    coiinti'3'.     The  men iu tbe London establishments  carried  out their threat, and the. I  Employers'  Federation retaliated j  by locking out '->" per cent of their j  employees.     with" the      natural'  result   that  the cither 7*>  per cent  struck, by way of sympathy.    A  struggle which involved thousands  of men from  one end-of England  to   the   other   was   in   this   way  ALL OVER NEWS  Raymond   Picfoiilaine.   Q.C.  has been elected mayor of  the  Montreal by acclamation.  Morton i*c Co.. general merchants,  Vancouver, have assigned, with liabilities amounting to SI I.O(X).  A monster locomotive has just been  turned out of the C. 1*. It. shops at  Kingston. It' is a mogul pruvetl'iil  enough to draw (10 loaded cars.       1  The st.e.iiiior Coi|uitlam left Vancouver on Thursday morning for Dyea  ami Skagvv.av, everv inul! of freight  and passenger accommodation being  occupied.  Immigration Commissioner Mc-  Ci I'iiry has ordered the (..alieians who  have been stured in the emigrant shed  at Regina to be thawed out "and shipped to l~dmouluii.  Wm. James Nelson, nf Rosslainl.  and Harold Robertson, of Victoria,  were 011 Thursday at Victoria, ll.C.  called to the bar anil presented to the  full court. The Law Society have  decided Iu appeal from the decision of  Mr. Justice Drake in the matter ol'  Air." tiuilliius' application for a..lmis-  simi.  TarilT delegations are endeavoring  to get in iheir work before Parliament  meets, wheii'the ministeis vvill be too  linsv too receive Iheni. 13. Tooke, of  Montreal, and Creen. of Berlin, shirt  makers, were in Ottawa on Thursdav.  seeing lion. Mr. Fielding, so as to obtain i'i reduction in duty on cotton  used for the manufacture of hhirts or  or an increase on the manufactured  article. They want protection. The  duty is :>") per cent in both cases, now.  The Toronto Mail, ciimnientiii'g cm  the addrohs of the president- of the  Manitoba (ii'iiia lOxcliauge: says; The  settling of tliu vicant lands of the*  Northwest, and the mineral wealth of  Northwestern Onlaiio, vvill biing into  existence' .1 great western market,  wliich. if a proper policy is nut--ii'.'d,  will In* preserved for Canadian industry. Then tliere vvill be return cargoes  for grain-carrying vessels that keep  lo the Canadian route. In a,little* tunc  vve -.-hull have as teeming a great, west  as the States has, when vve shall have  as much business for the big lake fleet  as they have.  The shareholders of the Mauitobi  and North West I .tan Company have  decided to .���������itualg.iriiate with tome  other company, which in ull probability will, he the Central C.iuada  Loan "and Savings Co. The. head  oflice of the Manitoba company is at  wicl the greali-r part of the:  in the west. The  Mock i.- largelv held in tiie east. lion.  II. I). McMill.a'n and J. S. Aikins. who  were meinbeis ol the directorate', have  begun, the original (piestion being > standard   A  irTiii ntl -1.-TT i ntani *. ������������-������������������������-������ *i������ t t wa irirri.iiu 1 IX' "T  Dr. Warden have hoc-n .elected in  their pl.-ir-e. .Senat'ir Cox is president  of the Central Canada, which has a  n.iid up capital of SI.--iyj,(*"0. It i.s a  verv -trong tump iny.  At Wednesday's Ms-*-if*~] of the court i 1  at SlsHi-tiolaslifjiie, P.Q.. in tin* trial of  j Cordelia Vinu, charged with mnrdcr-  i in": hfr ha.-band, Nidore Poi: i.*r. at St.  I Cinute. startling evidence;- wa.-j gr.en  ! which tends to show th-ir tlie* uxi'.ivi:  1 fcr tiie crime was probably to obtain  i th'- insurance-' 011 In*- life. Kvere-t  f'hampngne.    tlio   iiT-pectur   f.'.r   I he  the hours"and rates of pay 01  comparatively a few men iii  London.  After a struggle laitiug over  several month; the men have been  com net led to give way. A great  deal of ill-feeling has been created,  an enormous imn of money has  gone into the pocket-- ol' foreign  conipc-titors which -should have  gone to English workmen and  English employers, and no good  whatever has resulted- Still, if  the result has been to demonstrate  to capital and labour that each  needs the other to make the  country ������ prosperous anel that  nothing b'ut ruin can result from  workiug against each other then  the strike may have some; good in  it after all.  li"  iir.nicc  company,   te-ti-  lll-it he hid in-'ii'c'l   ihe'ii'.ul mill  in   two   polities r.f  Iii I, <Mi e-ach.     lieilh  policies   vvt"i> payaiile  at his   death to  iii.-wit'.*.  Cordelia   Vi.au,    On August!  II.    lSfl'i.    Mrs.    I'eiirici'    bud    wi itti'il j  Champagne*,   lu-king   him lo   pay   the,  premium,  -aving   she    -.vonlel     icp-'iy j  him.  .-mil again   on  July   "1..I1. ''7. ihe.  prisoner  vvro!.' iiiui   telling him   that  her hii-b-iiiil   vv lined to   insure   fur   .1 [  second sl.IK*.'   and askiiin (.'hump icnt* j ,n,u)  lo call.    She al.-o asked bin; not to tell  aiivboelv   thai   -.lie*   had    wiillen.    At  another tunc s'n<: had written liini suggesting the vai ions  kinds "f cli-afh her  htisJiand wm likelv to meet with.  points. The rate iu freight is advanced from f-il-)   to $13 per ton.  The Hudson's Bay Company are  calling for lenders for the enlargement  of their store at Edmonton.  It. D.andurand, law partner of Bro-  dcui- and Diuidiirand, Montreal, has  been appointed to the vacant senutor-  ship in Quebec.  St.. George Jcllettand F, Iv. Gibson,  uf ICdiiionton. have formed a partnership in a V 11kon intelligence bureau  mid commission agency. -   ���������  A miner named Andra vvas I'citiimit-  led for trial at Caninore on Saturday  on 11 charge of presenting loaded lite-  arms at a follow workman.  The annual meeting of Bald .Mountain Mining and Development Company will take place at (.'olden, B. C.  on Tuesday, February Sth.  Notwithstanding nevvspapei reports  to the contrary, Pat Bums" bunch or  cattle arrived safely at Dawson City,  with merely a tuim'inal loss.  Fifteen carloads ol oats have been  hauled to the Crow's Nest, I'rutn Prince  Albert, all the available supplv in  Alberta having been exhausted.  Mrs. Sifton. wife of Hon. Clifford  Sifton, gave an "at home." at the  Itupsell Ilouse, Ottawa, last Friday  night, at winch 700 persons,' including  the ministers and their families, were  present.     The   a 11 air   was    a    great  SUCC2SS.  The impression has gone abroad  that the American Government will  send a detachment of American troops  with the relief expedition to Klondike.  Such is not the case. Minister Sifton  says that Mounted Police* alone will  act ns the escort.  James Ross, of Alontreal, has been  awarded the contiiict for the construction of thirty miles of street railway  at Kingston, Jamaica. I'M'. Brothers,  who vvas superintendent of construction on tlie Calgary branches, leaves  at once for Jamaica fo superintend the  work.  The Diamond Dyes for homo dyeing  have, a world-wide reputation, anil  stand lirst'in purity, stiength. fastness  ;i'd simplicity of use. When tho  IJi.ain mil Dyes are used, old. faded  and dingy garments are made to look  as good as new at an exceedingly small  cost.  After a most exciting debate and an  overwhelming vole the Lelelher club,  the oldest ��������� Liberal organization in  Montreal, dropped Joseph Tai te, son  of the* Minister of Public Works and  proprietor of La Patrie. from tho. position of second' vice-president, and  elected Charles'La Chappelle, an old  Liberal.-'in his "place. Tins will .no  ilcubt create a great deal of comment  in political circle's."  The Hudson's Bay Crunpiiny realizes  the gre-it possibilities for trade wliich  will-be all'orded by the Yukon rush  and will endeavor to capture a, b;g  share of the business. The company  has just issued a beautiful folder, with  an excellent map showing tho different routes to the Klondyke, giving the  kind of outlit rei|iiired, and above all  emphasizing the point that to avoid  dill'iculty wilh the customs, such out:,  lit should be purchased in Canada.  The Ottawa Free Press says the  proposition of the cordage iiianufac-  lurers to restore the duty upon binder  twine has raised a storm aniong the  farming elussi's. the efforts of whicli  have not beeirslctiv in reaching Ottawa. "Representation*- have been made  in the strongest way to have bindei  twine retained upon the free list.  Probably a farmers' deputation may  follovv. " The tunny aspect of the  (���������ui'stion i.s that the factory owned by  Patrons in-Brantford is holding up  both hands for protection, and there  is a petition on file in the Finance Department from the manager of the  factory, praying the Government not  ��������� to abolish the duty.  A wosian who has been making a  study of the conditions of the upper  Yukon country, with the object of instructing fem.de Klondykers as to  what thev fliuuld lake with theni, has  "prep.~TtTri~ uiTE- milo wing- niciiics; of  clothing rccjiiired, for the Tacoma  ledger. Three tints heavy wool underwear: four pairs knitted wool stock  ing-: two pairs Arctic stockings; four  paiis hose, light'weight; three wool  lit robes: o*ie suit chamois underwear: one suit of corduroy or mac-  kinnv*- cloth ij.ie-kec, short shirt, and  lileiomei-1: one furor heavy wool ulster; (.nu fur ' r heavy wool cap or  hood: l-.vii pair lur or heavy wool mitten*-: two pairs hair jeal moccasins or  leggings: two pairs Arctica; one pair  lung rubber liorits; one pair heavy  lent lei-boot-; f.v o wool sweaters; two  pahs hi'.ivy *.v.,,i, blankets; one rubber  hi.iukr-i: me-elii ine chei(, ruosepiilo net,  j silk uitiiUi'i*. handkerchiefs, etc. Kvery  article! on this list can be purchased in  Calgarv at. i-e-.i-onahl" price?.  An iWeshnj.'.Mwed the other elay, enlisting for lie Vi.ri.h W.-st Mounted  Police I'l'iee I. 11 fomiie'in-cd. The-de-  pat tiiu'.-lt will i.e.t send .my men from  K.istern < .111,el'i to Regina. but any  pr.s-.i;-sing t he necessary physique  The  -Downs  Wholesale doaleis in  Ales, Wines, pirits aqd Cigars.  FRONT STREET  REVELSTOKE, B- O.  they mav be loaded with ore for the  smelter. From this it is presumed to  he the intention ot the Le Roi people  to begin doing custom work just as  soon as the smeller is blown in.  The Rank of Montreal is considering  the advisability of opening a branch nt  Dawson City for the handling of bullion. At present.an American trading  company is eloing most of this work. .  It is announced that Allan line  steamers runniiig between Liverpool  and Portland, and Dominion line  steamers in the same service, will  hereafter call at Halifax on their  west Hound trips.  Canadian exports of agricultural  products including meat, cheese and  butter, amounted in 1SD7 to $_2ei,771,0(JO  as against JUl-i.afT.OOO in 18~(i. A large  portion of the increase comes from  Manitoba and the Territories.  Itis now staled that there will be no  Drummond County proposition laid  before the House at the coining session  but that the Government may ask a  revoke of the amount voted for that  purpose in the supplementary estimates.  The (iolde.ir Lumber Co., having  disposed oI its business to the Columbia Itiver Company, Sam Barber and  Capt. Armstrong are about to leave  for the north to inaugurate their new  enterpiise of a steamboat service  from Teslin Lake to I he Yukon.  The cities of Toronto, Montreal,  Winnipeg, and- the- east generally  should insistoii.il railway being opened  from lOdmontein or other favorable  puintto D.iwson City.But no monopoly  should be created or any special privileges given '"io any.trading company  ���������Toronto World.  The Chicago Times-Herald publishes  a sensational story tolel by Robert,  Liittimer. a resident of Knglewood.  Latthner says: "II, IL Holmes was  never hanged in Philadelphia, May 7,  1SIKI, as the newspapers reported. He  cheated the gallows and is today alive,  well, and growing coffee at San Parin-  arimbo, Paraguay, South America.  I have good reasons for my belief.  Within the past few days letteis have  been received from him by a railroad  man intimately acepiainted with  Holmes while he lived in Knglewood."  Lattiine'r claims by the assistance of  (spiritual advisers anel others, that a  dead body was substituted on the  scaffold for Holmes, who escaped  through .", trap door and was carried  off in a coffin.  rierchant's Hotel  lllecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in overy respect.    Good accommodation.  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar. ,  .Best  W.J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  Tho   largest hotel   iii   town.        Centrally     located  Choice   Wine",   Liquors   and  Cigars  Iie3fc    accommodation.   .     Hates    ifi     jicr  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  day.  S-toc^hoisri House  Large light bed rooms.     Rates  Table furnished with  tho choicest-the market  affords. Best Wines,  Liquors    and      wi'g'ars.  .$1.00 a day.     Monthly rate.  .). ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  LiUmBER  D00P8  8a8l?,     '  Turnings -  Mouldings .  TRY THE NEW YARD  Arrowhead Saw & Planing- Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPY & WRIGHT.  j and conditio!.-  OCR AROLOCIES  The Globe resents the imputation  that it is booming any route to tlie  Klondyke, and declare*, it is  utterly untrue, as stated by the  Bulletin, that it has advocated  cash assistance to the Teslin Lake  route. Accepting the Globe's  statement i'or the moment, is that  a proper position I'or a leaeling  .journal to take on a question of  millions to its readers anel  country." Parliament is about to  meet, action is about to be taken  in regard to (he development of  the Yukon, and yet the Globe has  no opinion-- as to how that  development-can best bu secured.  It has very deliuito opinions on  the question of royalties and  reserves. Nr> doubt when the  Yukon mines have been so  regulated that the owners of the  Globe have the' same lead pipe  cinch on the cream ot the country  as they bad on the Crow's Nest  coal luiuus, the Globe wi|l be as  bank I  p ot  Golden,   B. (.'.,   will     hav  sliortly.  The MoLs-ons bank' has- decided  to open a I.ranch at  l-'driiontcii.  John Appleton has- been reeleeieil  president ot the Winnipeg Traiies and  Labor CourieSl.  The Methodist mission f-xocutive. at.  Toronto has decided to srnd 1 wo  missionaiies to the: Klondyke.  It is nov.- pioposcd In start the Cnited State"- relief expedition on the  steamer ''eorge XV. I-'Ider, which  sails from Portland on February 1st.  Col. Domville. M.P., left Vain.ouvcr  on Friday for Ottawa to attend t.he  session. " On the conclu.siori of his  legislative labors he will head a second  ��������� ���������-ipediti'in of his company into (he  Viik'in.  Hon. Clifford Sifl.on has wired to  lh': Bi itish Columbia Hoard f'f Trad':  thai he has received information Ir nil  tin: I'niteil Stales Treasury Depait-  liu'til, that in future* C.m-idiaii uiillil.,  p.e.oiii'*; through .M.isk.i. <o the Vukoii  will not he accompanied by .an Cmled  Stales Custemi? inspector.  The expected advance iu rates to  Alaska bus been announced. The several transportation companies havjp  have agreed on an increase of $10 to  the passenger, rate between Pugel  Sound points anel Uvea unci Skngvvav.  and 11 proportionate increase to Juneau   end   other   sejiithcastctli   Alaska  presenting   himself at  he-ad f'li.-irt.'ts it    Kc-gina,    will   bu engaged.    Applie.'tntM must  be  between  the ag>* e-f -"i.uirl 10, active.', ahlebodir-el  men of thoroughly sound constitution,  ami 11111st prodnr-e   certificat/m   of   ex-  emplary   cli.ita''te_r.      They   must   be:  abb* to write .-.Del read   either  Kuglish  or French, 'indTstarid   the   e-arc   anel  j ni;>ii:ig*jmetii of horse*" and be   able to  j ride: well.    The  'eri/vof engagement is  ��������� for five years.   The*  minimum   height  j i-; "> ft. K inchi's; minimum ehe*t  rncas,-  ��������� iir'.'iiie'nt :'-"). anu maximum weight 17.">  I lbs.    The ral" "f pay for the fir*-t year  j is- Tt) cents a d ty. increasing to the last  ! ye-a.r. condition ..1 upon  good  conduct,  up to 75 eenis .1   e|;ij-.      For   non-commissioned ollie-i-r.s the pay   rims  from  85 ce_-nts to "l."o per day.  The annual meeting of the: Le Koi  Mining Company has just taken pine-eat Spokane, The board of dhcclors  for the ensuing year vvill be as follows:  W.W.I). Turner, I.S. Peyton, W.  XV. M. r.idp-ith, J. M. Armstrong. W.  .:. Harris, V dentine Poytoii, Frank  II. Graves, XV. .1. (:. Wakefield and l_>.  W. Ili-nle:/. Ptisiilc.-iil. 'V.W.I), Turner: Vice Piesideiil. I). W. Ife-nlcy:  Tro usurer. J.."I. Ai uisticng: Secrel.-ii v  I.. I'". William,.. ."I.ui.it'e.r. I. X, Peyton. 'Ihe Li- llni I'liuttiiiiu.'i io make*  nhipuii-iil.. '..f .ibusib ill J" I toti'i per day to  the Noilhport smelter. Cstimating  the product of the mine at- V_*00 tony  per elay. the gross value eif Ihn ore  raised daily is .$S,222 or $210,010 per  month, which in turn makes the grojis  vearly product, of the mine $2.05!),020.  The Iron Mask has two cars loaded  ready for tbe Northport smelter, anil  bus (itdcie.'il a I'.'l of empties so that  IMPERIAL B/\NH,  ���������OF CANADA  Head OfJlce, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  He-erve    -   -   -   -   1,200,000  Directors:  I.I. S. Howlanrt, President  T.R.Merntt, Vice Pros., (St.Cathariues)  William Ramsay, Robert Jatfray,  Hugh Ryan.  T.  Sutherland Stavner  Elias Rogers.    "  ^  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex -  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lako District  Saddle,    and     Pack  always i'or hire.  Horses  Freighting  and  specialty.  Teaming   a  Daily Slage leaves Thomson's  Landing  every morning at 7  o'clock,  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars .'write  -  CRAIG & HILLMAN. Thomson's Lamjinii.  THE  LAST  GHAISieE  To secure one of those desirable lots  CHEAP on the 0. it K. Steam Navigation Company's site. "   .  Uont   wait   till   the  boom   hits   tho  town   in    the   spring  like   a   cyclone,-,  but BUY NOW.  HAIG & OR AGE! *  Sole Agents.  Portage la        Vancouvei  Prairie Winnipeg  Prince Albert  Revelstoke  South Edmonton.  O.NTAKIO.  Niagara Falls   ISt. Thomas  Port Colborne .Toronto  Hat Portage     iWelland  Sault St. MariejWoodstocli  St, Catharines I  .Montreal, Quebec.   *  Agents   in    Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom money  may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable* to  of above branches.  Agents in the Cnited States���������Now  Vork, Bank of Montreal, Bank ol  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposit-  of SI and upwards received ar.d  interest allowed.  Debentures��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Cold   Purchased  A. R. B. HEARN.  Meinn(foe Revelstoko Bear.e-h  C. B. JVIaelean  ARCHITECT  and BUlLDiS  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithine* Jobbine  Plumbing    -Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithing  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty-������������������������  ROBT. GORDON  Ita-voIsluke Sm.  [{evefstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room i.i connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  KstimrueH fmiiislioel. Pinna iind b|ie*ci-  llcatloim iiiuilc. Am uIho prepared to do  uliorj nnel job work on lliu Bhortejet  notico. S-itlsfaotloii uunrantecil ia  uvory cane.   Uall or write for terms.  Main Street  Rovelstoko  W. <3L BIRcNEY  PJHJ4TER, and  DECORATOR,  First Street fast, Revelstoke Station  Graining, Paper Hanging.  Hard Wood Finishing-, House  Painting in all Branches,  Carriage Painting, Glazing, Etc.  L. JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Builder.  Shop opposite) Imperial Bauk.  FERGUSON  The Centre   of  the   Lardeau   Mines  THe  Pioneer  Stores  jOf Fei-guaon  and Ten Mile  Cummins & Co.  GBNERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware, -  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Everything to lio found In a eencral store.  Poat Ollice in connection.  At our TEN-MILE BRANCH Ftore  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and all Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies are  kept on hand  register at  o  the  Workmanship Guaranteed  e~"���������������Terais Cash  If You .Have a  JV\ine to Sell  or vtibh a company formed, or  ���������w-iiit to buy a mine or t-hartE  in any mine, want to iniet-t i������  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow,write at ouceto   i  gJ,H,MES   L.   FORD   &   CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  Be Sure and  BJ1L.M0OL .HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON,  The table is provided with thu best  the market affoids.     Rates from $'-"  to fjKJ per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  Proprietors.  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleauett  Altered  Repaired  In Good Style nt to-west Price?.  1  V?i  Drs,  McKcchnic   anti   Jeffs. Attendants  No.'9 Mill St., between Riverside and  ._ ������ o  Sprngue, Spokane,���������Wasb. ' I'OUGLAS STREET  ���������  RevKIjSTOKI"  :?_*__' ������f*r** wisa������a.*  smamtiHtismai  ggggyggg M  ������  -  "���������h  DUTIES    TO    BE    TAKEN    OFF  ���������FOREIGN   WARES  DULUTH  RAILWAY   PROJECT  Discussed at a Meeting Held in Winnipeg;���������Another Socialist Riot���������Uncle  Sam and Protection���������The Report  That Foud is Plentiful in Klondyke  is   Denied���������Many  People   Starving  Ottawa, Jan. A-..���������The Caiiiidi.in  Customs department will refund all  duties collected on" goods imported  from several foreign cotu.lfies which  it has been decided come within the  scope of the preferential tariff.  LIHURAL   I~L]~CT~~I".  Queiii;"*, Jim. 2.".���������Albert Maloiiin,  Liberal, bus been elected for Que nee  Centre, to succeed Hon. Francois  Langelier.  WHO'S Al'KAID''  London. Jan. 2o.���������The British and  Russian squadrons are strictlv watching each otheisj movements in Chinese*  waters.  VI5KY l-xc~.i~.s-iVI"  Washington. Jan. 2o.���������Tho United  Slates Government decided that goods  shipped from United States ports for  Alaska cannot be tran'hipped at Can-  ad ian ports.  SOCIALIST WOTS* IN 1'AliIS  Paris. Jan. 2T-.���������A Coyerninent  crisis is-* imminent heie. The Government offices were furiously .attacked  last, night, by a .-uciuli*-t moli. All the  public buildings* nud squares of Paris  are being guarded by troops.  UlSCUSSIXG    GIlliKNWAY'-i   -JCIIL'MI-;  WiNXiri'i-., Jan. 25.���������All the lucid  Ministers are now belt*. -A cabinet  meeting was held last night at which  the Duluth railway project, was the  chief Question considered.  (."Kl'ICIAl. MAI*  Ottawa, Jan. 21.��������� The ollicial map  of the Vukon disliict, just issued by  the department of the* interior bears  evidences of having been prepiued in  great haste; for instance, an important, poinL like Glenora is not marked  at all. The oflicial spelling of Klondyke is with an "i." and the river generally known as the Stickeen is vviit-  t.en "Stickine."'as it appears in .-thi'  treaty of Washington.   -    ' ,  Hi ght-one applications are thus 'far  filed for private bill legislation. The.  total number of applications for Yukon  i ail way charters lod.ite is thirty.  THE-JIT"."ATION   AT DAWSON' CITY  Wasiiino-I'o.n. Jan. 21.���������-The repoi ts  that have been coining to the War De  partinenfc recently, indicating thnt  there is no scarcity of food in. the  Klondyke countiy, have now taken  another turn and the last reports go  to show that there is already a great  scarcity there, with prospects of worse  to come. A report from General  Merriam at-Vancouver barracks makes  I his fact apparent. General Merriam  says: "Opinions are not quite unanimous on the food c.mditions at Dawson, The following from a private  lettpr written by the Rev. S. II.  Young, a Presbyterian missionary,  differs from' the opinions generally  espressed by persons recently arriving  in the east, both" as to the food supplies and good order. The strife for  something to eat is already distressing.  Thieving is prevalent and no man's  place js safe when he is away from it.  The suffering for want of food is likely to'be very great this spring. When  we got here short of supplies as so  many others are. wo found Hour selling at from SI.25 to 81.50 per lb, and  other things in proportion, or not to  be had at all.- At the stores,only  sugar could be bought and that soon  ran out. Several restaurants have a  sign something like this on the door:  ^ClosecL-tilLxiiexk-boaLarrivefc.^-No  grub."  TlCLEGHAl'IHC TICI"S"  Via Winnipeg, Jan. 2Ti.  Germany has declared Kaio Chou a  free port. *  ,  Anti-Jewish riots are  being continued at Algiers'.     v  Mrs. SteriKiimm's trial vvill be held  in May.  The United State*" ciuiscr, "Main,''  has sailed for Havana.  NEW C.P.R. TIME TABLE  On     tne      Macleod    and     Edmonton  Branch   Lines.  A new time table will go into ellVct  on the Edmonton and iMacleod  branches of the Canadian Pacific Kail-  way on the "Will of this month. ���������Al.  present on the Edmonton line theie  are only two regular trains running,  although a special has been put on  every Tuesday, making three trains  each week. In future the latter train  will be a regular one. The -trains  for Edmonton will leave on Mondays.  Wednesdays, anel Fridays aud return  lo Calgary Tuesdays. Thursdays and  .Saturdays. On the Macleod branch  ���������there are now only twei trains leaving Calgary���������Wednesdays* and Satur-  clrivs. The service will be increased  and in the future trains will make the  round trip Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays. This additional service  -' on these"branch lines is on account of  the business, the traffic being greatly  in excess of a year ago.  B  ATTACK       ON       FORT    YUKON  WAREHOUSES  MARTIAL LAW   PROCLAIMED  Uncle Sam's Breach of   Faith   Creates  Indignation���������Cuban Insurgents Use  ' Dynamite���������De   Witt Tahnage Gets  Married���������Trades Union  Troubles���������  To Train  Men (or the Royal Navy  Skattlh, Jan. 21.--Litest .arrivals  from Dawson City ieportan attack bv  an imgiy mob upon the warehouses of  thu Alaska Commercial and Xorth  American Trading Companies at Fort  Yuon.k Martial law has been proclaimed.  lllllTI.su   COLU.MltlA   AGAIN   ANUUV.  Vk.tokia. Jan. 21.���������Great indignation is expressed in British Columbia  in connection with the Cnited States  bleach of faith regarding the customs  regulations.  I'ASTOUAI.   LI "'ITI "US  Winnipeg, Jan. 21.���������Pastoral letters  on' the Pope's encyclical were read iu  the Winnipeg Catholic churches anel  Nicole!"churches on Sunday last.  IN THE IJtlSll   I'ASIIION  ~"i"w SVgiuc, Jan. 21.���������Cuban insurgents killed several people by a dynamite explosion.  T'AL"IA"iK MAHHIISU  Ni-vv Vouk, Jan. 21.-De Witt Tal-  mage was married to Mrs. McCutchen  Collier yesterday.  ���������slow. iu;t su'iti"  London, Jan. 21.���������The Anglo Egyptian expediticn will not ndvuncc for  tho present.  THA DIM  UNION  TKOUHLICS  I.onijon, Jan. 21.���������Serious charges  will be made against the English  trades unions at the approaching congress of the lirilish Chambers of Commerce.  ���������*���������   ANTI-������������������-"YlSll   ISIOTlj  London, Jan. 21.���������Serious anti-  Semitic lints occurred at Algiers  yestei day..  .    I'OR Till:.- NAVY  Ottawa. Jan. 21.���������Tho Canadian  Parliament will be nsKCtl to vote  .*ii.")0,OtK' tow-aid*- training men for  Uie Royal navy.  KAMI*" Ol.U CHINA  There are no new developments in  the Chinese situation.  The Bubonic plague is incieasingin  some parts of India. :  Scvete storms are reported in eastern Canada and in the New England  States.  Lord Salisbury's eastern policy is  commended by all parties in Gfeat  Britain.  A disgraceful scene occured in the  l~reiicIi,Chiimber of Deputies on Saturday.  Analaiming report ot scarcity of.  food in Dawson City comes from a  Presbyterian Missionary.  TROUBLE    IS    ANTICIPATED  The Winnipeg branch of the Dominion Alliance has appointed a committee to wait upon the city council to  ut'KO more stringent enforcement of  thu liquor law and also to seek legislation forradical amendments. They  ask that all bars shall close at 7 p.m.  dailv and that Ihey shall be kept  close-it on all holidays and during the  holding.of agricultural f.iiis.  A conference to.ik place last week  between Commissioner Forget and the  chiefs and councillors of the northern  Manitoba Indian reserve..', relative to  consolidating the Indiana now on  f.cattcred reserves en t wo huge s-eser  v.itioiis to be given al. Fait foi il and  Pine river. The greater number of  the chiefs favored the scheme and  bigned a document, to the i ffect that  they were Willing to go. No definite  action will, however be taken until  the matter has 'icon discussed on the  reserves. ~jf  -'-  Over the Boundary Dispute���������Chilian  Fleets Already Making for the  Argentine Coast���������Our Mineral Resources to be Advertised in England  Cuban Insurgents Defeated.   ���������>  London. Jan. 22.���������All the morning  papers comment editorially upon the  menacing aspect of .-ifTairs iu Cliiiiu.  Despatches from Paris sav that a  report, is current tliere that China is  trying by an offer of h\%\\ interest to  obtain a loan without assistance and  without the guarantee that England  and -Russia demand. -��������� -  ANOTIlKIt  UOUNDAIIY   UISrUTK     '  ' Washington. Jan. 22.���������The Chilian  fleets have sailed for the Argentine  Coast anel trouble over the boundary  dispute is anticipated.  WANT ALGOMA  AnVHIlTISISI)  Tohonto, Jan. 22.���������A strong deputation waited yesterday upon the Ontario Government with a petition asking'  thataqtiarleily report of the progress  made in the mining development of  West Algoma be issued, and also  asking that its mineral rooiuccs  should be advertised in Europe,,,  IHIf-lI HOLIflTOli (IKNKIlAr, ~~~~-I~LECT~~[~  London, Jan. 22,���������Dunbar Phmkett  Barton, Q.C., Conservative,was elected  yesterday by acclamation lor t.he constituency of Mid-Armagh, on his  appointment lo the office of Solicitor  General for Ireland.  ,,        Tici.Kim.-rme ticks  Via Winnipeg Jan. 22.  Riotous demonstrations directed  against the Jews continue in France.  The Cuban insurgents yesterday  ��������� suffered a serious defeat at Esperanzi.  The Japanese fleet* will sail frtm  Yokohama for China today.  Stephens Green, division, Dublin,  yesterday elected a Unionist by 138  majority.,   .  Two Illinois schoolboys w-iylaid and  and murdered their teacher.  The Italian fruit trade has been  ruined by the Dingley bill.  It is icported that the Cuban general  Calixto Garcia is dead. u  The French are .building a railway  from Somiililtand to Abyssinia.  Clericalism was fiercely denounced  iii the French chamber of deputies  yesterday.  .  CHUR-jH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST OHUItCK - rtevelstoke.  Prt'auliiiiK seri.ic._s at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Clu's uieetiiii; al the close of the  moraine service. Mihbatli School and Bible  01:181 at I!:;*) p.m. Weekly prayer mcefng  every Wcelnrwiay eveMiig at 7:30 p.m. Tho  public are cordially invited. liealg free.   Ul-.V. J. A. WOOD. Pa-tor.  f-H-J-.C'Il OF KNOLAXD-St. Peter'*.  *���������' Kevelstoke Hours of jervice: Ki-eninif  prayer daily ut :, o'clock Kridav. at 7:30  Siiiiilaj'Uiiril Fusil val*: Holy Comiiinnton al S  .i.in.. inornlnu; prayer at 11. Sunday School  nnel Bible Class in ���������__::>". ev-anli'i,' pruv.r at 7:30.  First Sunday in thu month Holy Communion  at uiorn'nir aervie-ra.   I'KAXK  A. FOItl). Vicar.  pilKSIIYTEIUAN "'HL'ItCH-Kcvclslokr.  x Hcrviee- oven i-Suiiilny at 11 a.in-and 7_"*n  p.m. lUb'a CI ib." nt '-'.-.���������"I p.m., to which  all nre welcome. Prayer meetiiiK at V p.m.  every \\ I'llticadny.   Ki:V.  ['. II. MU1II. Pernor.  IJ OMAN   CATHOLle:   UuF'tCH ��������� Kerel-  ix-   *tokv.     -Mam   scuond  Sunday in   month  at 10:30 a.m.   ItEV.  FATIIKR  PEYTAVIN.  Strictly in the Wood  Mii.sine.s_. now.   I have at the prc-fiit  time about   lOO  cords  of good, dry  Fir and Hemlock Wood  - Full measiirc guaranteed���������prices  right. All orders left, with XV. 13.  I'ease to Co.. Kevelstoke Station, or  at Thk Hkiiald ollice will receive  prompt attention.  JAS. C. Hutchison.  Sdlf Wood Dealer and Carter.  Wood! Vv ood!  Gnu ran teed Full  Cord Measure.  The undersigned has a large supplv  of_ Hemlock, Spruce, Fir and Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  wood vvill kindly leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. Lawrence. Reqelstoke  Station, or with II. N. Coursier.  Front. Street, Kevelstoke.  ITntf  FRANK JULIAN.  Wo Have a Good Supply of  PUBLISHED   TWICE   A   WEEK   AT  IS THE BEST VALUE IN KOOTENAY  INCORRECT  To the K'itor of the Hkiiai.d.  Sih.��������� I beg to inform you. that the  reported murder of a" man named  Smith, a ii account of which appear.-, iu  a re'cent'isMie of your papei. is entirely without Inundation, ll was simply  a case of .assault which it-port had  exaggerated into murder. The men  who perpt'lrated tbo assault -.vei"  .iri������;sl.'d at, the lime, but Smith' declined le> prosecute.  I have already notified you ol these  pai licnlar*. by wire.  1 have the honor to be sir.  Your obedient servant,  S. B. Stkei.e. Supt.,  Commanding Macleod District.  Foil Meicleod, January :2nd.  READ IT.  ADVERTISE IN IT.  Building  Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES  FOR S POT CASH  o ���������  Call nud see us. AVe can lix you  ������     REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, E. C.  ( anadian  \ Pacific "Hj?  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  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.  Through tourist, cars to St, Paul  daily, ami to Toronto every Monday,  Montreal and Boston'on Thursday, and  Montreal and  Portland every Friday.  Purchase tickets lo your destination  and have baggage checked through.  For full information as to rates,  time, etc., applv to neai est, agent, to  T. "VV. URADSHAW.  Agent, Kevelstoke.  ^���������'-*���������"O rw" Hr~J7* CO YfjisT^  Dis. J/iisseuget* Agent, A'ancouver.  The Canadian I'iicH'ic Steamship Company's  Steamers >'nl.-u-p nnd* Kootenay leave  'rrowhend daily lur all points in Kootenay,  makiiie uoniioclion nt Nakusp lor all Dointa  on Naku������p nod t-Iocnn Hallway, aud Slocan  Lake.  ���������.'le.Ko connection at Itobtov for Nelson,  "Casio, llalfoii.-, Pilot Day. Tiail. Itodsland,  "iirthpejri, and all points south.  l'ir full irformaUon, ticket!, maps. etc..  call on oriuldreuH  T. XV. IIItAI'SIIAW.  A Kent Kevelstoko.   Or to  XV.   15. C-AKSUN.  Travelling Passenger ."Kent, Nclton.  I" J.COVI.K. I"I������. "iwscnRcr A Kent, Vancouver  TIME Cr\RD  Subject tn chinjie vvitbout notice.   ���������  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  CIOINO WK8T  DAILY  GOINO EAST  8:00 a m Leave.  8:3(1 a in  0 OB am       '    .  1 *S1 a in      "    .  10.03 a m ���������   '  10:18 am      '     .  10.33 am      "  10:3iJ a ni Arrive  .. ..Kaslo   ..South Fork.  ...Sproule'a ..  ..Whitewttcr.  .. Hear Lake .  . McGuiEan..  Ccdy Jiinctio  ... Sandon ..  conv LINK  ..Arrive 3:o0pm  3:15 pm  .   "      2:15 p m  ..   "      ifflpm  ..    "      1:18pm  ..    '���������      1.33 p m  i     "      1:1" pm  . Learc 1_C" p m  Leavo 11:00 a in  Arrive ll:'.*0ani  ....Sandon    Cody   Arrive 11:15 am  Le������ve 11:25 am  ROBK11T. IUVING   ��������� GEO.K.COPELAND  Q. V. and 1*. A.        I       -juperinten ent  Spokane Falls and .Nopttyepn  .Nelson and Ft. Srzeppapd  Red .Mountain R.^8.  The on'y .-ill rail route* without chincre o  cars Iielwetn Upokanc. Northport. Roesland  and Ncliun; aUo between Holland and  Nelson.  DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  f.-vvi.. N-i_>inill'eli;T -vkkivf..  Kor Spokane��������� "rom "Spokane���������  l.'.'Op.ui    lJ.-0p.tn.  For Komland��������� Krom Kowland-  l:I0pni I:I~a.m.  For N������ Ison��������� From "cleon���������  1:10 p.in 1������"5 p.m,  CItsc conneclion^ at ".'olsen with steamer  for Kislo and all Kootenay I^alcc points.  PasserKers for Kettle Kiver and Ilour.dary  Cieeke*ounect at Marcus withe-age datlT.  Rosebery  Towqsite  Changed  Hands ..  Although not niueb ndvertisins  has been done, Rosebery townsite,   .  at the bead of Slocan Lake, h~s  been steadily coming to the froDt  for the last three months.  Wl]at Strong Points  Rosebery Holds on  the   Slocan  Lake  Kos-bery will have nu ore  sampling works iu a few months  with a capacity of a 100 tous a ������fay.  Rosebery is in the centre of aud '  distributing point for Slocan City,  Sandou, Xakusp, New Denver,  Silverlou, Enterprise, Three Korku.  Concentrator and Cody, only-lli  miles distant from the mining  centre of the Slocan (Sandon).    .. ���������  ltosebery 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  on the lake.  Buy Lots Now   If   You  Want   To   MaKe' Moriey.  Send at once to the general  agent for maps and prico list or  any further information.  A. M. Beattie,  c9lf  General Agent.  O.R.&N.  Is Hip Shortest and  Quickest Line to...  WALLACE,    FAUMIXGTON,  GARFIELD, ,   OAKESDALE,  PULLMAX,      LEWISTOX,   -  COEUR  D'ALEXE  MIXES.  DAYTON,    WALLA WALLA.  PO RTL A N D,    PEN DLETON,  ���������*"-SA-X-FUA-NGIbtJOr-MOSCOW-r  CR1PPLE CREEK,  AMI   ALL POINT."   KA.ST Olt   .--OL"rH.  THE ONLY  LINE,.   .  EAST  Via Salt  Lake,  Denver,  Otraha and Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to   aud from  Europe and other foreign countries  Train for the Kiust and Portland  departs 7:1.") p.m. dailv. Wallace and  Mc-cow accommodation depaits 7:(5  a.m. daily. Through service. No  delays or lay overs anywhere.  Get  through tickets and further in-  foiniation  of O.   K. to N. city ticket  oflice.    No.     '"J-).    Riverside    avenue,  corner Su-vens .St.,  Spokane. Wash.  J. Cami*bi~i.l,  General Agent, Spokane.  XV. II. Ilurlbiut, G. P. A.. Portland.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Betail  Druggist, Galgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended Te.  f*Mf  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  T-aoc Mahks  Designs  - . . . copyriohts ac  .1n������-f������DC ccnellnj a f" clrh and de8e-rlptl'*ii tuny  ���������leilclil*' Jisrertaln onr oplnlnn freej������bein*r an  invent'ien Ip rrobably rntcntaMe. Cymn*uai--i*-  (inn. ������irictlycinBdentlal. Ilao "bee" onPat������Bt*  f������ntfree. i.'lilnt mtenry for������ecurer)|rt.ilern. ,  ratent> !s",en tbroonh Munn A to. recti*'*  trfiial nvtK!, *������ltb.jut charge. In tbe������  Scientific American.  A handnoraclj- IIIn������trmt*" weekly. Lantest Hr*  eolation of anr udentlBc Journal. Term*, n *  remr: frnir raontbi*. II* Sold brail newid������������l*r..  MUNN &Co.36,Bf������^New York  *-n_oei- Offlecr~~~ ������" SU WajhlDflon, 1>. *C. J*MmiE6<W<l_-^w  ir-nr^airdirAsji  pon   Catarrh,  Asthma,  Oold in the Head  OR.  Sick Headache  Si-:i: oij-it  vauikty  ItK.MKI-IKS.  Wo have for  Catairh  Agnew's,  Chase's,  Kellogg's  Halls,  Wi, De, Meyers and  Nasal Balm.  For Cold in the Head and Sick Headache, some elegant remedies *iiade  by ourselves, fresh and effective.  IMPRESSI0NS_0F VICTORIA  Written for The Ili.it.w.ii by Viator.  A way on the plains for leagues and  league.-, far as the eye can reach and  beyond stretches an unbroken expanse of snow, snow dry and powdery,  seem to be the same, ft seemed finite  natural, however, to meet one of the  class in this I'nglish town, gone astray  and dropped on the far Pacific coast.  As he rang the bell he discoursed to  me of the public school education of  the city, which he* held in great contempt, claiming  that  it  tut lied out .a  each crystal and  star  distinct and un-; ,���������, ,.,- ������������������,. 1]ulil.s ,lll(1 Kt.���������t,|enieii, whose  Whitk  Pink   and   Taii  for .Coughs  cannot be beat.  AT.  o  anada Drug &  ^������    Book Co.  .   CHjvs. K. Macdon.vlu, Manager.  Revelstoke  Station, B. C  Ltd  LOCAL AKD_CEHERAL   MEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items Round  and  About Revelstoke. ***  About three feet, of fresh snow full  on the top of tbe hill behind town during the last snow storm.  About seventy-five dollars was the  sum netted by the last dance given by  the ladies of St. Peter's parish.  The ladies of St. Peter's parish intend to get up.a lnasqncrade ball before Lent, which begins or. Feb. 23rd  this year.  Tea compressed into lozenges about  the size of a coat button reduces that  essential of a miner's existence into a  form easily packed and handled. The  Canada Drug to llook Co. have some  samples on view,  Messrs; Crage, Wells and Anian  made the trip up the mountain on skis  ou Thursday, coming within about  half an hour's journey of the top. The  walk was very enjoyable and the same  party intend to repent the ascent next  week. *  The February issue of the Del mentor  is called the Midwinter number, and  again thoroughly justifies its reputation as woman's authority in fashions  and literature. The latest winter  styles are elaborately illustrated and  accurately desciibed.  Mr.   P.   Burns,   of   Calgary/passed  -through the city todav on his wav to  Toronto.  He is just back after taking  a herd of cattle to Dawson Cit y. Out  of So head only 15 were lost en route.  The cattle were floated down to Dawson City on rafts, and arrived iu good  condition. The reports of his having  lost the greater portion of them by  drowning were gieatly exaggerated.���������  Nor'wester.  January 19th last was the "Oth au.-ii.-  vei-sary of the di.-covery of gold in  California. It was found by a man  called Marshall, while building a mill-  nice for Gen. John A. Slitter, at Col-  om.i. The new.-, spread like wildllre  and brought a iush of gold *-eekers to  Colouiii, who seized Marshall's proper-A j(_s  ty and stock and divided his land inlo  town lots, and the unlucky discoverer  ended his days in poverty.  The atTairs of the Orphan Re,y Gold  Mining company are to be finally  woundup. A few days .since an older  was made by Mr. Justice Mc-Coll rn  the petition of Hose Haskins and  Vriah Larsen for tbe winding up nf  the affairs of the company. A. E.  Breck, district registrar of the supreme  court of Vancouver, has been appointed provisional liepiicbitor. All claims  against the company must be in by  February 7th.  J. Reighley has writlen under date  of Nov. 22, from Spirit River, 120 mile**  from Fort St. John, a Hudson's Bay  trading posti on Peace Kiver, where he  is wintering. He reached bis winter  (lirwteis on Nov. 12.   He says none of  biokeli, covering frozen grass and icebound river iu one great while sheet.  And over all, day by day, the winter  sun (biennis iu the cloudless bine of the  sky and by night the star:, bin/..: like  colored jewels (ill the deep purple  heaven seems lo throb vvith light. On  lhe grey-yellow foothills of Alberta  the hardy cattle wander regaidless of  1 he bitter cold, gr.izing on tin* sun fined pasture and llu* cowboys beat their  bauds on their chappa-.'.-iroi'il thighs  and look to the west for the rising of  tl:v chiuook cloud over the mountains,  the welcome herald of the warm south  west wh.d. In the Rockies, in the  Sclliirks, in the Gold range and Koolenay, mountain, valley and forest is  buried deep in snow. And all the  while in the bare s!reels of Victoria,  under a soft English sky. afler the  fond old I'nglish tradition, men are  praying Tor a flutter if snow to make  '���������a seasonable Christ mas.'' Victoria  isiinicpie in Canada, After long winters spent in the interior of the great  west, a winter visit to her seems like  enchantment. At, lhe very first ae-  ipi.-iintance* she takes hold of an English exile's heart vvith u grip. All the  year round there is softness and green  ness. Even in winter the grass is fresh  and verdant-, there are laurels and box  and holly in the gardens and ivy creeping over the walls, the crysaiilheiiuims  are blooming outside and a late rose  may still be* seen. The streets are not  laid out on the chessboard pattern  dear to the heart of the western town-  site speculator. Some.-u-eslraight and  some are winding and that is loan  English mind the way a town should  be. Then in lhe suburbs every house  does not stand on a lot 25x100 feet, but  each has its own garden some large,  some small and here and there is a  lil tie pasture attached, with a cow or  two in it placidly enjoying the short  grass and perhaps some appielrees  and a look of English peace and home  keeping about e very one of them. And  then on its rocky hill above the whole  city stands the linglish cathedral,with  its (-hime of bells calling at eventide to  prayer, and that, is how it, would be in  England too.  It stands on the hill, a constant reminder lo all old Viclorii'tis of the  apostolic life, of- their great fellow  townsmen. George. Hills, first bishop  of Columbia. But in the church itsell  one looks in vain for any memorial of  the man, who leaving England, when  he had already made- his mark in the  church as rector of the important parish of Great Yarmouth, of which like  Leeds, the rectors aie bishops in all  but name nnd consecration, and after  spending thirty five years of his life  in the service of his enoi mous diocese,  went home again to rest, a year or two  and die. When he left Victoria a  committee was formed with a great  flourish of trumpets to take steps lo  erect some memorial of his labors. It.  vvas decided to lill the great west whitlow of the cathedral with stained  glass, and an address was presented to  "tlie* l)is!ieTi> begging liis approval of  their design, which he cordially accepted.      He   left   Victoria and there*  aim iu life was to be teachers, doctors  or lawyeis. but none of whom would  condesci'iid lo learn a skilled trade.  Among all the skilled workmen requited on the building of the new  parliament buildings, only one, he  saiel, vvas a native Hritish Columbian,  all lhe rest hud to he brought either  I'loiii the old country or the east, lie  vvas very emphatic in his remarks,  which were conlirmed from other  sources. Thi'ic is all over lhe Pacific  coast, much more markedly even than  in the rest of the continent, a strong  desire in the younger generation lo  enjoy the good things of litis without  going to the preliminary trouble of  working for Iheni, and a dislike; of and  i-oiilempt, for any- kind of iiiannal  labor. A very remarkable instance of  this was related tei me, and the source  Troiii which it eanie left no chain e of  doubt of its truth. A resident of Victoria, a well lo do English artisan, hud  a daughter, who was educated at the  public: school. As soon as her education vvas completed he told the girl  lhat as he had been accustomed to  pay a woman a dollar once every week  to helpjher mother for a day, she could  have the dollar, if she did this woman's  work. The girl, being of the same  sensible   stock,   assented.     The   first  CONTEMPORARY OPINION  Till"   W1SST  DlSCEIVlSl).  Carberry Express :���������On every platform upon which Laurier stood in the  West he spoke ns I hough daylight w.is  no more suddenly to follow dark than  that, free trade vvouid follow his elevation to power. When he got power  hedid not make as great reductions  uven as the Conservatives themselves  did in ISO!. That any perceptible, not  to say satisfaeteu-y, ihange lu free  Irmle was made vve have* only to refer  him to the many Liberals .aud ninny  Liberal newspapers who have already  expressed Iheir very great, disappointment. The reduction of a cent a  gallon on coal oil or the duty on  grindstones and a few more inconsiderable redrct ions may be a consideration to such dyed in the wool Grits,  but by lhe intelligent, rank and file of  the party they will hi*spurned.  YUKON  HL-.NCIl.lXCi.  Montreal Witness, (Liberal):���������On  the- lace of it there* secins'tci be ground  for the criticism of lhe Giivernnieiil's  .action in calling for tenders for the  purchase of timber limits in the  Yukon by so early a date as the 23th  of January. The sales ought to be .advertised throughout the Yukon itself  anel held at a time vvht-n all possible  purchasers, whether in the Yukon or  in the east, would have a chance to  bid or tendei. Only those acquainted  with these limits and their conditions  can make a business tender for them.  Outside of a few, it is impossible i'or  those who might be willing and able  Agent for* the Blicl"e__nsc'c*!~.'"-T  Typewriter  r. B. VEhbS  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.  For Sale  l*ive*-r'iiiiiii'il. Iiuiist-'  lur -e;l.'  Pruvv. !:c'vcl*.i.|-������������������ -'. ill-.n.  AI'1*1:  I'.. I".  I.'l.iiii  LOST  till "!'l������ill's.*:,iv nu [mucins SI. a :..iH liu'i.tli'  Tile 15 fi el e-r v. ill lie." i'i-..:r.-.li)-l on IvtuiMln:.' t  I Ills, nllie-e. ... :t  vvith tho family wash, one of her old  schoolmates saw her at woik, and  meeting her shortly afterwards* twitted her with it, upon whicli she  explained Ihe arrangement which her  father had made. "Well," said the  other, ���������'if my father made me do' that  I would go on t he street." Tn her eyes  the sin of prostitution, with its accompanying life of"' easy idleness, was  preferable to even the small amount  of honest work implied in helping her  own mot her in the house. "Indeed the  coast papers are full of complaints and  accounts of juvenile .crime, and some  of them do not hesitate to put the*  cause of it dovvn to the impractical  nature of the public school educational  system.  My friend the verger is epiite a character in A'ictoria, and has other  dislikes besides the public school system. Whenever a strange couple  come to the church e'mpuring for a  parson to marry theni, he always asks  if they are Americans. If they own  the soft impeachment, he ' informs  theni that in his church they do not  elo that sort of thing, and directs them  that they had better go to the church  "over there." where thev are not so  particular. His idea is to safeguard  the rule of cthe Anglican church  against the remarriage of divorced  persons, and the great American di-  voicec. whom her countrymen seem  to consider such a ch.-ilining feature nf  their social life, finds no favor in hU  eyes at all.  The fhuri-h "over (here" is a little  white building, which represents a  sell ism in Uie history of the Anglican  church of British Columbia. It is  presided   over, by   Dr. (.'ridge,   it cue  For Sale  A Ruby Grand Newi-oiul.D l'inuei, _Yisu.'.-..i).l  rase, in in'i-fee-l iireler, Teml; lir.si prize ill tlie  ChiciiKi) I'xiinsltieiii. I'rie-e: ".'������".'). Terms, speit  cash.   Applv Ellin .*. lirogan, (Jnlftary.       liij.ilf  NOTICE  NOTIdl" i.s herein- given that lliirlv (lays  lifter eliite I vvill ii|iply to lhe Stlpcndlary  Mni;istrnle for the North Killing of West ICocx,-  eiuiv for permission to tmnsfer my liejiior  llccnsi! to \V. I). Tool.  HARHAKA CILAKK.  Itevelstoke, ~>cc.2ltli. lh'.i".   day, when she was helping her mot her   l<> exploit these timber lands to inform  themselves before the dale given.  Probably many who know most about  their value and who would be willing  to pay most for thc/n are at present in  the Yukon, and beyond the possibility  of knowing anything about the sales  or taking any action if they did know.  BEAT TIIE RECOIin.  The Halifax Herald, referring to.the  appointment of. Mr. Francois Langelier to a, judgeship, says: - "This is  another mouth stopped. irSut in stopping it that lino olel Grit 'principle,' so  much in vogue when in opposition,  that, members of parliament should  not be given or promised offices by the  government, is given another bad  black eye. Mr. Ijaiurelier is known to  have carried a written promise of oflice, signed by the premier, in his  inside pocket for t.vo sessions, and  now has forced fulfilment of that obligation. He makes the. seventh member of lhe ri'.niKc e>f Commons  appointed to ojlict* by Mr. Mulock and  his colleagues. Those who preceded  him were King. Forbes, I3ech.-ird,Fisit,'  Lavergne, and" Devlin.- Seven' members in IS months is equal to 23 for the  parliamentary term, a record never  before anything like e*epiiilled in the  history of thi! Dominion. Mr. Mulock  must, be qiialifving fur the Grit leader-  ship."  THE  HOSE  DEAL  Halifax Ili-rald: "There is no evidence what over that Jlr. Ogilvie vvas  consulted in the matter one way or  the other. Like a fail hl'ul of'lieial he  gave the government the full bcnclil  ot" his ohsi-rv.-ilinn .and experience.  And like a jobbing minister, Sifton  made a private- dicker wilh Dan Ko.se.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining    ���������  Brokers.  j\genls for the Queen Fire Insurance Co., of  America.  lie-presented by W. Morris, Ueve-lstoke.        fintf  Stocktaking Sale  W.   M.   LAWRENCE,  McCarty Block, Revelstoke Sta., B.C.     Hardware and Tinsmi'hingy Paints and Oils.  Cash Paid for Furs.  J.    R.    HULL    &   CO.,  "ucccaTors to Hut'. Bros. & Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale anei Retail Dealers  inBotf, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All ordci'3 In our line promptly filled.  NOTICE  To Contractors, Eusincss Men  or Families  Requiring any amount of llrenel from 1 lo 101)11  loaves can have same on shonest notice from  I'kveutoki: Station Hakciiy. Onr ovens are  larjce ami A 1, cupalile of mrnim; out one ton  of Hreaii daily. Also rioiir at luvrest prices by.  the ton or cm.  Canned Goods, Conf.ictioncrv and Fruit  ]."reo  delivery   to   any  part   of   city .or   on  trains. * <  Revelstoke Station Bakery  A. N*. S.MITU, Proprietor.  TIN   SHOP.  ___=":.  "W.  *2~OTJ*m:a.*_I_:TS,   *F*RO*F*Eai--____-TO-R..  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE.  Ctipi'i-it Traction Miki.ua:. Claim,  Silmiie in the llle'eilli'vi-uet -Mining Division of  West Knoteiuiy District. Where ]e)c.i>li'c!:  lleing a norihc'rlv extension upon the Silver How minori" claim, ne-ar Copper l'cuk.  'J'nko notice Unit I, Walter Seolt, acling as  a^t'iil for the Fish lliver Copper ami Silver  Mining Co., Ltd., free Miner's Ccrtilicalo No.  lil.l'.U, intend, si.\l\* days from lhe elate: hereof,  lo apply to thu Miniuit I'.ecorelci- for a certificate *of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a erovvn grant of the above claim.  And further take nolice that notion, under  ���������seeitieni :'7, must he eiiiiiiiieue.'ed before the  issuance of such certiliciite eif improvements.  limed this 1 till dav of .Iiiiiiuiry, 18'.iB.     '''ij'.itvv  XiciU-ward���������w-nnkeie-iin���������Xorrinto.iby-  time rector nf the cathedral, but who j which a portion of  Mr. Ogilvie's  tho matter dropped,  was   taken  up with  At his death it.  neat ��������� ardor  epiarrelled  agree nii'iit.  with   the  I'l-iiiK  one;  work  bishop   the elN-' will In* made to net the said Dan   Hose  incident, in the-1 'll ll';l-"t *"A"<*''  while ..eit h,v the- gov-  ,     , , . ���������,  I eminent  nor SJl', Ogilvie will make a  ': ���������cen.-cl(*s-   struggle   between   Hit* hign ; t.0llt OIlt flf  it,      jhat is the kind of a  ,W1" ! and low church parties of the*Anglican ] job the Ogilvie* Report job is!"  dropped again.    And so with a supine- j (,������������������,���������������������������(������������������'.     It. resulted in the-.-ccit*- j   ness which is one of their chariicter- sion of th" rr-c tor with his following.!  istics, the old residents of Victoria, are ,m(1 ,li}l ,.,.t.,.���������ti���������n jt,to ;l c���������m!l Puritan j  allowing the memory of a man, who boely fo'-oieci in th'- Slates -md known j  gave   to   their   service   a   life*   which I as   the   IvVforiued    Kpi-ropal   (hun-h. j  i-! Dr. ('ridge way   made-n hi-imp of th'  Pa tu genua.  .  c������ it ee.iii-  r-lcrn enact  Al.lsk.1   le.  might have ended in the .'tijoytnrnt. of j  the highest  honors  which   hi.s church J hij fo;(| is ,"jXte.r,s,iv<. enougl  has to  bestow, to puss   away without J prises the whole of. the; vve  ever a .sign of gratitude* or recognition,   of th������ two contimml.-. in.in  Hut "'si  miiiiiiuii'iitiun ipicri*-, i-ircum-  spice."     The     church     itself    is   his  monument-both  the   cathedral, with j "~ t  impressive nnil dignilied  interior, a      The riritish Columbia Mining Ke*cnril i  iiinrvt'l when  one  leflivts that, it was   is assuming more of a   imign/iti"  torui i  erei ted 2" years ago, in the days when   this month.     A   more   t.t<-!<'rnl   cover  be e-oi-,lln'l.*el ;  Victoria was one of the most secluded  point*, in Ihe empire, and the whole  Anglican cliurcli of the* province,  wherein anolhi-r genera tie ti i.s even  now entering in to the fruit of Dishop  Hill's labors.  I heard the whitc-robed choir of  boys sing evensong in the church as I  have not heard it sung it in IS years.  Their voices sounded gloriously sweet  and true. In Ihe Noith west Territories  the boys have no voices. Perhaps it  is duo to the dryness of the atmosphere. At any rate the fact, remains  that eveiy attempt to form a boy  choir has been a failure, th"ir voices  being too flat and twanging. But,  here in this soft atmosphere the fresh  young voices rose simply arid sweetly  in the familiar chants to that beloved  the parties that left Edmonton   last   ..fol.m of   boml(j words." hallowed  .....        , _l    tr _.! .1       T.s *     Ll,    I  fall had got further than Fort St  John, except the government outfit,  lie has nine ponies left and plenty of  supplies to last him for a year and a  half. He was not able to cut any hay  for his horses, as the snow began to  fall the day after he got to his camp,  and they will have to pasture. He intends to leave in March and return to  St. John up. Peace river on the ice,  and as soon as the grass is good will  strike out for the gold fields, wliich he  e'.jtpects to make in July. He will  jirosjMict on the way.  '-y  the devoti'ins of general ions of "Cod's  Englishmen."'  "In service liiffli am! anthe-m clear,  j\s eliel with sweetnei'Js through mine neir1.'  Dissolve my soul to ccfiUsics  j\nd brought all Heaven before mine eyes."  Attached to the cathedral as verger  is an old gentlemen who would, I suppose, be difficult, to duplicate cm the  continent. Such old and faithful  servants of .stune great, cathedral,  church or college are frecpieiitly met  with in the old country. Without,  them   the   very   building   would   not  this month. A more LiMrful  has been adopted and lb'" illusl nit ions  are; greatly increased. Tin's month'-1  pictures include views in Victoria.  ~*"aiiuinio and, Yukon veiy finely executed. The letter press is nUn above  the average in merit. It may safely  be said that no other province in the  Dominion possesses anything like this  periodical, which monthly by artist,  and engraving calls attention to ihe.  lefloiuces and progress ot Hritish Col-  umbii'.  The trouble* up at the elertric power  house, which prove'rite'il the*, light being turned on on .Monday last as ������������������>:-  pected was luck of water, owing lo a  leak starting in the dam. The water  wa-s turned on last, week and ovciy-  thing vvas running to perfection, whin  suddenly it come in a stop, and it vvas  discovered there was no water in the  flume, fiiinny sacks filled wilh sand  have been lowered to try and slop lhe  leak, and the water began to run again  in the flume on Thursday, but great,  difficulty has been expericnicl in proem ing a sufficient supply of sacks.  U-j  m.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  RpKUlar niPCtinf*.* arc he'el in the*  OdelicllovvV Hull on the aeirn id ar.d  fourth Wcflno-dnyrf of ei.ch month at  7 :.'W p ni. Viditinu; brethren e-orelially  invitc.1.  E. Adair, W.M.       T. J. Graham, R.  Dealers in  Groceries,  Provisions,  Hay. Flour,  Feed,  Etc. Etc.  A Lot of Fine Dairy Butter  in Stock.  The ��������� -Holidays ���������  are over  Hut vve must keep on Ooiog.a  holiday I rude' in oi-'ler lo meet  commands- To enable us lo do  this our prices nn Orocerics.  Confectionery. Flour. Feed. Ii.ay,  Potatoes", ICtc.. linvt-bei'ii reduced  to the lowest, notch. We ensure1  prompt, nud careful delivery, .and  give c.-ii'i'l'iil .attention to mail  orders. Terms: Oa-jh on the 1st  of every mouth.  Hutchison. & Co.      .. _. _  i hi Popular Grocsrs.  f. Mccarty,  WII.1I.B.-AI.K AND  lil-TAII.   IlKAI.I'.lt   IN     "  Prime peef. Pork, MuUon,  Sausage  I-i.sli and (i.-uue in Season  NOTICE.  Notice is herein- j:ivi'n that ������;-]'Ii<jnUon  will bo mni lo to tho Lufifs-lnliva Assembly of  tho province of IiiitKh Columbia, ul ils uu\t  f-o.S'iion, for an act ttt iiifiir^ot'iito a .-mnptuiy  with i-ower to i-mistriu-l. oi|iiii������t operate by any  kinii or kintls of Motive p-jui-r, and maintain  cither :i stamhu-d or narrow buh^l* railway fur  tho purpose of convey iin; pa-songci'-i und  froi^'hi, .including all kinds of muivhandiso,  from a point at or near lIa;:clton on thu Skeemt  river, Caviar district, MritMi ('nlumMH, by  tbo most direct and ftMsib-o route to a point oil  Ihe Omineca. river, Cauniiu* district, I'.i-iti.sh  Columbia, and front there to a pt-inl ou the  Peace river, wilh power to eonMr.ict, equip,  opera I e and niiimittin branch linos and all  iHM'Ossury roads, bridges, ways, ferries,  wharves, docks and c*i"iil bunkers; and with  power io build, own, eijuip, operate and maintain steam and other vessel* and bonis; and  \- ith power io build equip, oporhito and maintain telegraph und telephone lines iu ennncc-  liou with :<:iid railway and brr.n-.-hcs and (o  en ivy on a yronernl express business, and lo  build and operate all Kind-" of plant for ihe  purpose ofsupplyint; llglit, beat, electricity, or  any kind of motive power; and with power to  expropriate lands for I lie purposes nf the company, and to acquire lands, bonuses, privileges  or oilier aids from r.uy trovernm-'nt, municipality or other por_-,ous or bodies corporate; and  to' make trallie or other timin^ou'cuts with  railway, i-team bout, or other companies; and  wiili power to build wai^on roads to be used  in tho construction of such railway and in advance of tne same, and to levy and collect tolls  from all parties nsinj; and on alt freight passing over any of such roads built by the  company, whether built before or after the  consiniclion nf the railway; and with all  other usual, necessary, or incidental rights,  .powers rjr^.pr;vlleK,-,-^-������!^-">ay__bL'_-tiecessary_or.  incidental or conducive to the attainment of  the above objects or nnv of them.  Paled at the city ot Victoria the Clh day of  .lanuarv, A. I), lo'.is.  uomvicix -t iwvv.  l-ljwlit Solicitors for the Applicants.  If you  want. onipIoyinenU op  looking for ji hnusu to iv������t  win-11 you vouch Vimcoiwor  ~    apply Lo the  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting* Agency.  %U Hustings St., West.  - Harry Edwards,  Tax id eriiiist  Third   Street,  just   east   of... the  --" -School House.  Prur Iti'iiils, Itiril.s Hiiel.j\tiiiniils, e*tc, preserve!  nnel mounted, Mali Orelers promptly  attended tn. .        SUI111  J. Harris & Op,*  Calgary, Alta.  Mftrkcu   nt   i-UivcMiokc,   Kcdstoke  Station,  - XnUurp, Trout I.altc f'lty and Ferguson.  SjHtf  PKOVIXCHA F,  SKORKTAKV'S  OKKIOK.  NOTICE.  Noiieo is hereby jiiven that application will  ho made to the Legislative Assembly of (he  Province of Uritlih Columbia, at its next session, for a I'rivalu Kill to incorpora.cn Kail-  wax and Colonization t'omi.any to hulld,c(|uip-  malntaiu and operate a line or Hues of rait-  way from some nofnt at or injur the head uf  steamboat navi^tiliou on the Skecna Kiver:  thence bv the most feasible route ton point at  or near tbe Vei low Head 1-nss or in tlie alternative to some point on the caMi-m boon dim*  of the Province of Jtritl*h Columbia by way o'f  llu* Pnr.Hiil|- Klver, with power to extend the  -'lib! line from the start Inn point down to (lie  mouth of the -odd Slfcua Kiver: and iiImi lo  atithorl'-e and empower the compativ to build  from time to time branch lines to faimfii-r  lands uud to ^rnup** of mines nnd coiiccnlra-  I ton*-from any 01 Hie above mentioned lines of  railways, Mich branch lines not to exceed  thirty mites In length; with power to build  telegraph and Iclcj-hotic Hue--, and to equip  and operate the said railway and its branches  and to erect and maintain all necessary works  for tho generation and trniPMiiNsIoii ofclectrl*  city or jiower within the area of the operations  of the said Company, and power to build,  maintain and operate wharves 'docks and  steamboats, saw-mills and acquire water privileges, to construct Hams, Humes, etc., for improving nnd increasing the water privileges,  and to make traffic or other arrangements with rtiilwavs, steamboats or other companies, uud for all other usual and necessary  powers, rights or privileges for the purpose of  a railway and colonization company.  IIOIJWKLT,. IRVIN'G A DUFF,  Solicitors for Applicants.  Victoria It. c, 21 tli November, A.I*. Ib97.  dec -1 lit w  Jfis Honour the Licuteimnt-dnvcrnor has  b<-'-n pP'1-.-if-d to make tbe follov. ing nppof ul-  fiiont'-: v K.  "tli Janiiary, IbW.  Willlaoi Cicor^e Paxlon, of tlie Town of  HfVfUutkf;, K-s^pilrc, to bo Mining Keconb-r at  K<'veI������ioIi*- f'ollector under the "iP'venue  Act" and the "Kevcntio Tax Act," and Jicputy  lirgistrar of the County Court of Knotonay  hobb-n at Kevel-toke, vice Frederick Fraser,  Kn'| . J. I'., rcnlgned. Il-ju'ii  NOTICE.  OWNKlts of Plnccr Clftlm-i are invited to send  a b'W ounce*- of the black or grey xiind,  oldfiincd In washing the gravel for cold, to tln*  "Tim Provincial Mineral--gist, -I'.ureau ui  Mine--, Victoria," stating the name of the  creek from which the sund is taken, and its  lo-'iility.  It i-< b'dicved thnt I'l/ATINTM. and perhaps  IKIIHb'M. nre frequently j������a������^cd over and lo-������v  by the prospector, as tbey have much the  aj.pciirancc of iron in the *.and. Th**se rniner-  al--arc as t/aluable a*i gold, the latter more so.  nnd If Ihb placer claim nu ncr-- w ill send the  black or grey sand ft������ --foresaid il iviH be assayed and th** re-Milt*, given t'> tbe owner.  JAM IIS KAKKII.  IU 4.'7 Minister of Minc~!.  Notice  Notice is hereby given thnt application will  .bo made to the Legislative Assembly of the  province of Krltlsh Columbia nt its next ses  sion for 1111 Act to incorporate The Mountain  Tramway and Klectrie Company, with power  to construct, acquire and operate ropeways  and tramways for transportation of freight  from points on or near tlie Nakusp A: Slocan  Hallway and branches thereof to mines and  mineral claims in the McGuigan Camp nud  Whitewater iSasin and ebeuhere in the district through which said railway anil branches  pn������="i or will pass and from points on the  Columbia it Kootenay Kailway, Crow's Nest  line, constructed or to be constructed, and  branches thereof in the mining districts of  Kn^t and \Veut Kootenay, in mines and mineral  claims in the districts through which said  Knilwaju aud branches respectively pa"**-" or  will pR>s; *������!'! to construct, acquire *and orw,T-  ale works and plant to generate and ������upply  hcat, light and electricity in the said r>i������<tricts  and cl-ewhere iu the Province, and to dNpnst  of such heat, light and electricity; and to acquire and hold all kind������ of tchI p.nd personal  property, together with the j-ower to expropriate land': and nil other powers and privilege* ihftt may be necf-scary, Incidental or  acHnntngeous to the full exercise of the powers  hereinbef<������re mentioned.  Dated this llth dayof December, 1S'J7.  PAVI.������f MARSHALL. MACXKILL *t ABBOTT,  yi-U'l fcolicitors for applicant?.  VIIOT.KHAMS   DKAI.HP.S   TN  and Chopped Feed.  Carloads shipped ou short notice.  Correspondence solicited, rjjntf  A Shave ������  A Haircut  "A Bjith  Smoking Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  ^-_^_Choicest^CifirarS-���������  Big* Assortment   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.  Tonsoilul Arliat,  I'KOST STIIHKT.'ltKVKIJJTOKE."  ^ave Youi~ Eyes  jViiiiiii will te<sl ttii'in Ior ynii.  j\ll mIuIks Milleil hy new proi'esie.  (iln.vius for cve-ry ilct;re'e' orHlinrt*  *ilKlite'iIiii"������i ill lnoile'riite' |irl������*i->*.  Look In anil try llicm, A lnrgo  iiKnorlmiMit of Hineike'il nml col-  ori-il ylu^.cs.  Chas. J. Aman.  Ol'lVMITi: Tlir. STATIIlX.  j AS. MILL AN &C0.  IMC OH PO RATIO.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. Mouth.  _V1I NN ������Af-~QI_,3,    IVlirJlM.  Branch: ss whan st., VICTORIA, B. G.  J. A. BROWNE, manaqcii.  ^_*~Shipmcnts Solicited. Write for Circular,  "T-S  JAl.  ���������f|  .���������a 1  iaBa'."


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