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 ���������������-._������������������- ������!.���������._.-���������'"-.'Ml *- J"1-" ������������������������-.���������������"������-���������"  ..-I"'1  ���������'     */ /^ V  'I'i   /.i  ���������iLy'/JoOU  -ISSTTEID   TWIGE-A-WEBK: - "W"E]IDIT__E]SID^-"Y"S    A.HSTID  Vol. I.    No.  lOO.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.   WEDNESDAY, JANUARY  12, 1398.  $2.00 a  Year in Advance.  Shopping  by Letter  THE first thing wise p'ople think of l?-  when ordering kooIs by mail is lho incapacity (nr business of those Ihey vvr tc ^.  iness of those tliey vvr tc >J  ie n we enjoy for ii.*ompt- l^  Mail Ord-r tradci (or(?o tf-  Tvine rate. _**  to. Thu ivputatii  reus makes our ', _  ahead al a gratify mic rate.  Our Spec-lalties i  ���������> -  Groceries Dry Goods  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  "Inquests (or price l'sts and samples  rcc-.iv._. prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  ....Calgary....  A Special Disconfit of iO per  cent, will be given on the following- lines of goods for  - SPOT CASH purchases frcm  now till the 27th day of Dec,  1897,  At C. B, Hume & Cn/s  Haig & Crage  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  A   WORD    ABOUT    THE    LINES  INCLUDED IN THIS SALE:'  Dry Goods     _ '-.  CALL AND  INSPECT 001".  Silverware  -   Nkw  Desioxs  Fancy  Goods  -*       "rom .New York.  ..AT 6-dY BAR BER'.S,-  .  C. 1*. R. IV.ITCH   I' Sl'EOTOR.  Old Jewellery STonB.  Arthur g. m. spragge,  Barrister. Solicitor, See.  Notary Public. ~  Office upstairs in Smith's block. P.tcitlc Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,  JOm-UTER,   "OLICITCIR,   NOTARY   PCBUC,   ETC.,  Revelstoke, B.C.  "������otf-  Solicitor lor Im.jarial Hank of Canada. _  JOHN D. SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate Broker.  *     Notary Public.  Agent for: Eejuitatile Savings, Loan ic Huilellng  Axfinclatlon.      Kire Insurance,  the best companies.     Officii: First St., opposite Union hotel,  ltEVKLSTOKE STATION*.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Knginkers. Provincial Land  SlillVKYOHS.  Accountants anel General ."gents.  Kelson and Kosslanel. West Kootenay,  Rritlsli Columbia.  Our whole -Trv Goods stee'e,  which is .large and complete in  every depart men I, will be thrown  ��������� ~n to, the inahy shrewd,* far-  tif.lt* 1 cuf-tohiers who patroniz**  :��������� t co'ie, and who are keenafier  tnv. /is[h- thing-. * Such buyers  will lind- an ei'dless variety of  correct goods at right prices  from which to make a selection.  Act. now.  Gents' Furnishings ������������������  A house so well known as ours  in this.line requires ..no special  mention. We have, however, a  good thing to 'say to those who  contemplate buying Boys'Cluih-  ing-: -wb. have *a. choice assortment. 'You shoiild'itii-pect'theni  if -you -want, the right quality  and correct style at a cut pi ice.  Just here let u's say  BOSTOCK COMMITTED FOR TRIAL  ON THE CHARGE OF   CRIMINAL  ,      LIBEL IN THE PROVINCE  He Says Such a Thing Would Not  Hapac.-i in the Blooming Old Country,  You Know, and He Thinks it Awfully Bad Form, Don't You Know, to  Trouble a Person of Quality With the  Acts of His Underlings, About Which  He Should Not be Expected to Know  Anything.  (SfKClAL TO THIS  TlKKALO )  Montreal, Jan. 12. ��������� lion. .Dr.  Borden, who has been visiting England iu lho interest "of Canada, has  arranged for elaborate agencies in  Canaela, among Iheni another British  depot at Vancouver. e  London, Out., Jan. 12.���������The terrible  catastrophe which occurred here lately  vvas caused, according to the finding  of the' coivnor's inquest, by the beam  under the stage having knots in it.  Ceil. Tracey, now of Vancouvei', was  then lhe London cily engineer, and  Jno. Dodds vvas the builder., The verdict was "purely accidental."  Victoria, Jan. ,'12.��������� The Alherni  Consolidated Mines have beeii Mild to  the IJ. O. and New Find Gold Fluids.  Co. fnr $]5'..,000.  Hewitt Bos-took, "LP., has been  committed for trial charged with  criminal libel in the* Province newspaper-on Premier Turner and Hon.  Mr. Pooley.  New York, Jan. 12. ��������� Closing  quotations yesterday : Silver, i*0" :  lead. *"..".  Your money is worth more  and far more convincing than  the credit of any one. Take advantage of (his offer and save it.  It is your right.  All of the above lines are included in this sale>, and many  bright,olean side lines and catchy  .*-ty.les_iii_good*-=w-hich-are-all���������included in the general term of  Dry Goods. We have not space  to mention theni. You should see  them.  Our Grocery Department  f. C. Gamrle, J. T., M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. "oc.  C. K., 1*. I.. S. for I". C. (late Kesiclent Kn-  gineer   Ileiiartment  ol  Public   Works   in  Canada in B. C) Nelson, H. <-'.  Fr-ANris J. O'IIkilly, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., P. L. S.  for B. C Kosslanel, B. C.       ���������> ~|lylf  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  DroTlrig ana  Deliv j-y Work ft specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at n moment's notico.  Agent for tho Stand ird Oil Company.  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  Studio: DoceLAS Street.  Revelstoke,   -    -   -    B.C. -  ~dif  Seasonable  Gifts,  ������*  A very complete line of.Christ-  jnns Curd*-. Calendars and  Booklets. We also" have a  fine selection nf lhe Potts and  a choice stock ,of Teachers'  Bibles and Hymnals combined  at right price*.  It  is   it   pleasure   to   show  goods  -_^^W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  "larcCHST.", Ilr.vEUTOKE.  "Although not incluJed in this  sale, sill our choice, fresh Groceries are winning their way  into the estimation of housekeepers in the city, and findi ig  their way. into the homes of the  country. Our qualities and puces  are making many fi lends and  customers i'or us.  Our Methods  In business are thoroughly in  line with the 'Biz" of today.  Promptness of servico���������correct  styles���������ri������-ht prices���������tell their  own story.  The Results  Your shrewdness in buying���������  actual cash in hand to buy with  ���������our liberal treatment���������should  be of benefit to you if applied  now.  Mail Orders  Eeceive our prompt and personal attention.  We wish to see you at  our Store  To our many friends aud patrons we extend all the compliments of the approaching festive  season. Thanking you i'or your  liberal patronage in the past,and  soliciting a continuance of the  same, we are,  Your obedient servants,  C. B. Hume & Co.  .    . Bostock's.First'Brief.  _' _/_V. .  ' ��������� Victoria. Jan. IL���������The* charge of  criminal bbcl against Hewitt- Bostock,  M.P.. was concluded yesterday. Mr.  Bostock defended his own case. Hi*  said "such a prosecution as this could  licit he liegmi iu England without the  order of a judge*, and if it is the. law in  this country that, shareholders, large  or small, of companies, can he branded as criminals, because ol' acts iilinut  which tliey know nothing, it is time  people realized Iheir danger because I  feel .-.lire they don't know about, it."  Tlie magistrate reserved his dec ision. -  NOTE AND COMMENT  Mr. Sift mi's   efforts   lo   rewind   his  friends   as  he   feels t hey deserve: seem  to met with a cold   and hon rf less  response in this  wicked  and   censorious  world.      He   cannot    even   make   an  attempt .to appoint his iclatives lo the  bench   or   lhe  position of   lieutenant-  governor vvithoiitriiisingii howl,which  puis I he project (nil of court altogether. ��������� People wero even so unreasonable  as   to   raise   a   kick   when he tried to  make it notorious half   breed   rebel   a  farm instructor in tl.e Indian   Department  in   tlie  place of a man, who had  fought on the side of lhe government  in   1SS5.    When   he:   tried   to  Imom a  gigantic   souvenir    advertising     fake  scheme the Province  rounded   on him  in   a   way   that,  must havj been very  painful lo his feelings, just iu the flush  of   his   triumphal   return  from Skagway.    Now  this  grc.it and good in.-in  is iu trouble again.    All  he  wants  to  do is to give the government report on  the Yukon, drawn up by government  officers and illustrated by government  maps, to a good   Grit  publishing  firm  to publish and make all it  can "out.of  il, which in view"- of the demand likely  to he: raised for   il, will   lie  soincLhing  very comfortable indeed.- It   niiist   he  terrible   to   this   exalted   exponent of  political purity to find   nasty cavilling  people   asking   why" the government  printing  bureau  ;.|  _Otl.-ivv.-i. which is  supposed to possess  tht* finest plant iu  Canada., could not. get out   this  report  the saiue as  any  other blue book, and  to heir even Liberals wauling to know  why. if  the job  had' to  be' let out, it  was  not_put  np  to :tender among all  the other good little i Liberal  printing  houses.    How.absurd this last 'c-oiiten-  t.fo'n~is."- l_>'the"c()i*.ti-.icl.'hticr been ' put  up to lender, some  firm   that  Mr. Sifton had no earl illy use for, might have  got   it, .on   the   ridiculous   plea   that  iheir's was the best oilVr. or something  preposterous of that   soit.    Such* con-  sideiations cannot he entertained hy a  government of   political  purity  ior a  moment.  J.    R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Faeces ors to Ilul  Bros. & Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOPS   and   REVELSTOKE.  All Orders In our line promptly filled.  This is to notify tlie: public of  Reve'Istiiko anil vicinity that the  undersigned vvill made it warm  fiir them, if they visit their  tailoring emporium and inspect  their immense ami well selected  stock of rc.-idy-to-vvear clothing.  n  The holidays are over, hut this  only tends to reduce prices and  thus keep up to the holiday standard.  Boys' Suits a Specialty.  Suits from ~~.00 up.  R. S. WilSOn,   The Tailor.  Kevelstoke Station.  f. Mccarty,  Wholesale and Retail Healer in*  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,  Sausage  Fish and Game in Season  This is how it worked onl,. The II1511-  ai.d advised Mr. Kellie to resign. At.  ihe-tiniiOl-gavc-tliis���������insidious-piece of-  advice it knew that Rossland vvouid  be able to return a Ito.-sland man.  therefore the HEn.vi.li is a traitor,  therefore the Mail has jumped on it  and broken its buck. Like a modern  Samson with the jawbone of an ass.  The IlEltAl.o pleads guilty to the plea  of not everlastingly keeping its eyes  glued on ils own particular town lot.  It is not a sine qua non with the IIei..  Al.o that the member for North Kootenay should hoard at the same holel.  * ._  If a candidate presents himself, who  satisfies the Hl'lt.vi.o iu olher particulars, the fact that he is not assesseil ns  a ratepayer in Kevelstoke will not cut  any ice with us. The IIkhalij bclic'ivs  in having views broad enough to take  in more of the cotmlry lh.it its own  backyard. A town that carries ils  local patriotism so far as to exclude all  other considerations after the fashion  laid down hy the Mail, vvill invariably  also be fennel lo be a town divided  against itself as well. These purblind  and petty principles applied by the  community   to   the*,   constituency,   of  which   it   forms   a   part, vvill he   also  it *  applied by individuals and cliques in  that community in civic nnd municipal matters. A paper that vvill advocate these principles to snatch a little  popularity is a paper that,is doing the  very worst injury it possibly can to  its town in the eyes of lhe: outside  public and writing down its sympathizers as childish cranks and itself as  either a self seeking hypoi-rili* or else  a mm oivminded ass.  subject was pretty ihoroiighly thrashed out hi'twccn the prisoner's counsel,  Mr. White and (he sit Ling in.-igi.itiate.  .Mr. Haig. The code of 1S!)2 is very  clear on the point. It. eiiiiiui.'i-alcs a  long list of offences for which an  offender can he arrested without a  warrant, if caught in the act. not only  by a police! ofT'n er. but hy anybody.  Such are piracy, treason, murder, lini���������  gl-u-y and so on, all being serious  offences. And it furl her enlarges (he  powers of police officers over such  offenders in section 22, which runs as  follows :  "Hvcry peace officer, who, on reasonable and probable ground*-, believes  tliat an offence f'or which nn offender  may he arie*-Le(l without warrant, has  been committed, whether it has been  commit ted or not, and who, on reasonable and probable gruiinds, believes  tliat any person has cominilted that  offence, is justified in arresting such  person without warrant, whether such  person is guilty or nol."  But it is clearly lhe intention to  limit these exfraoriliiiiiry powers to  these p.ii'ticiilrtr serious crime's, and as  a matter of fact neither the first cha*. ge  of "common assault" nor the second  of "wounding and inflicting actual  bodily li'arin" come under the category.  Certain assaults do, such n-s assault on  Iiie Queen, assault to commit robbery,  and wounding witlrintent to do griev  ions bodily harm, that is to say an  assault with premeditated intention to  inflict a serious wound. But the common or bar room scrap does not come  under this head and unless a constable  is an actual witness of Lhe_occurrL'iice,  he is not justified by the code in arresting the. offenders without a warrant.  And the fact of the matt or is that in  any case in which a constable is not an  actual witness of .-in"offence he. should  iuake .issurauce doubly sure, and' vvill  consult his own interests in obtaining  a vvnrrent, unless it is absolutely impossible from the urgency of the case  oi the absence of a magistrate: to do so.  Even in cases covered hy section 22 a  warrant vvill frequently obviate all  trouble about, an arrest, which might  without it In: resisted, in ignorance of  the law. There is a great personal responsibility attached lei the oflice of -;>  roust able and while the whole  weight  and dollar.-, will open up forty miles of  I raiisportal ion and expedite the development nf n si'dion of country, from  which there if'every reason to believe  Lhe returns in the way of revenue to  I he province vvill eventually ')���������: very  large*. The results vvill he out of all  proportion to Ihe small expenditure  required and wil not be beneficial only  lo this town and dislrict hut the whole:  country. The request contained in  the petition is for a trunk road of general benefit lo everybody and (he government should have no hesitation in  acceding to it.  CONTEMPORARY OPINION  .V   POLITICAL  VVl'VKLINO.  Il is unfortunate that lion. Clifford  Sifton should put himself before the  country as a weakling who can be  outgeneraled by the nnibitiun of enterprising Toronto partisans. If the  beneficiaries of Mr. Sifton's folly had  gone lo Mem. Joseph Maitin with a  proposal "that he, as Minister of the  Interior, should give lhem a most  valuable! piece of properly in'return  for two or three thousand dollar^  worll; of printing, Mr. Martin would  have been man enough to throw, them  out of the front door.���������Toronto Telegram.  IS ISA D.OUT OP THE P.VHTV.  On his own confession the Senator  stands convieted of being animated in  his denunciation of Sir Wilfrid hy no  stern sense of duly, by no regard for  his country or for the great political  party under whose" cloak he; has been  masquerading, but merely by the non-  gr.itification of a purely peisoual ambition. Does he* suppose for one  moment that" the Liberals of this  province are prepared to bo'vv down to  the World, its man,servants, its, maid  servants, its-ox and its���������Senator Mc-  L:igau ? One would think the snub he  .received in. the futility, of bis eifqrts.to.  break up lhe Liberal convention at  New Westminster would show him  where he. stands. The fin-ther fact  that he was passed over when the  appointments were being banded out,  ought to make it pretty cleat* to him  that he has been read out of the party.  ���������Victoria Province.  THK YELLOW I.EGGED'EXPERT.  The Slocan milling district has been  damaged more through the pr.ictice of  companies placing men in charge ot  the* mine, regardless of their expei-i-  ence  as  mining._im_n;__sj__iip_ly   because  T)__~tiri*"Iiivv ���������s'behhid him. so long as he  himself keeps within ils limits, once he  strps,(iutside of those limits, he is no  more than any other man. And it is  in his own interest and tlie interest of  the law himself tliat. a constable, when  making an arrest, whicli as interfering  with lhe personal liberty of a Hrilish  subject, is a serious matter, should  arm himself, if possible, with every  safeguard, which the law provides for  him in the ordinary .course of his duty,  even though the law may permit him  to dispense with such safeguards in  urgent and exceptional cases.  Murkets   nt    Ileveli-Mkc.   K.--ve)stoke  .Station,  Nakusi'. Trout Like Citv ami Kergu-oii.  <������������������-���������." i  Considerable interest was taken in  the case of resisting arrest, which was  tried on Monday aiid it is a pity that  the police withdrew the charge, instead of making a test case of it. How.  ever   as   it   happened   the law on the  The right spirit has been shewn in  lhe circulation anil unanimous .signature of llie petitions to Sir Wilfred  Laurier and Hon. .1. JI. Turner, regarding the protection of the river  hank, improvements to the navigation  of the river and a wagon road to the  head of the canyon, and the IIiokalo  i.s pleased lo see that, the ideas expressed in ils issue of Saturday tallied so  precisely with those of the rest of the  community. AVith regaid to the river  bank the point, which Mr. Kellie will  have to urge on the government is the  necessity of immediate action, even if  funds for the purpose have to he provided by special warrant, lu view of  this point, the government will do well  to recognize that Mr. Kellie shoulel nut  he considered in this matter cither as  a supporter or opponent, but simply as  the representative of the whole of this  community, charged with a petition  intended to strengthen the: hands of  the government in making an appro-  priali.ui, to which they already pledged  to do their best to put through- The  wagon roael to the canyon is another  matter, whicli though nol, so immediately urgent, is perhaps of even greater general impnitaiico  RIVER BANK AND WAGGON ROAD  Petitions to the Dominion  and   Provincial Premiers for  Assistance   in   Protecting the Bank and Opening up  the  Big Bend Country.  JVtitions as below have  been  circu-  eulated this week hy  Mr. John" Abrahamson iu the west end,   and  by  Mr.  W. F. Crage  at   the   station.      They  have been signed by 350 people,  Ho.v. J. II. Tuksbh. Premier  of  British Columbia, Victoria, B. C.  HoSOJt.vliLB Sm,���������We   the    undersigned property owners ahd  residents  of I'evrlstoko,   li. C,   respectfully  request     your      immediate     attention  through onr member. Mr. J. M. Kellie*.  M.P.P.. to the necessity of  protecting  the river bank at Revelstoke from further erosion  by   the  Columbia  River,  which is very imminent.     Having already had   your   assurance   that   the  Province have a responsibility  in   the  mailer, and   tbat .you  are  willing  to  assist in it, we urge you   to  use  your  best endeavors to  have  this   work  of  protection commenced without delay,  as in a very little time  it  will   he   almost impossible to do it with  any  de-.  gree of advantage or  permanency.   A-  petition containing a smilar request is  being forwarded to Mr.   Hewitt  Bostock. .M.P.. asking for Dominion   Government co-operation.    The: attention  of your government is :il������o  called  to  the need of a waggon road from Revelstoke to a point above the head of the  eanyon   near  town, on   the  Columbia,  river.    Such a road vvouid open a long  stretch of navigable river and  greatly  assist   the   development   of   the   Big-  Bend mining camp now coming rapid-'  ly to tbe  front,  and   where  considerable money is now heing invested.   A,  request is lieing made to the Dominion  government for improvements to navi- -  gation aliove the   point   where  such  road vvouid terminate.  Hoping for a favorable   considera-  cion ofJhese.reiquests.  .....   .. .'  And your "petitioners vvill ever pray.  To the Right  Hon. . Sir  Wilfhei>-  L.vth.iEH.   Premier   Dominion 'of  Canada. Ottawa,  Right Honorable  Sir,���������We,   the  undersigned    property    owners    and  residents of Revelstoke, B. C. respectfully   draw   your   attention   through  our member, Mr. Hewitt'Bostock,  M.  'I\, to tl>e urgent necessity of protecting the riverjiank at this point from  further   erosion     by    the    Columbia-  River, which   is   very imminent, and  which if it  occ_ursJ_vvill__occ'usion_-.con-^  they had a ������������������pnH"' on some of the* members of the company. I ban all other  influences combined. Good properties-  have, for the time being, been ruined,  and ithe district in which they were  situate received a "black eye*'by the  properties being thrown np as worlb-  Icss, and large sums of money squandered. Time alone vvill csnvince lhe  inexperienced investor in mines that, a  pair of yellow leggings does not make  aii expert miner.���������Silverloniaii.  POLICE COURT  liefore T. Ij. Hub'. J- I'-  On "Monday morning F. Snune'lors  was brought up em 'a charire of resisting n rresl. The charge was withdrawn  by the police, hut W. While. Q.C. who  appeared for .Mr. Saunders* asked his  worship to give a ruling on arrests for  the future guidance of tlie police. He  called attention to tlie ICnglisb precedents in the matter, lie also asked  that his client be allowed the costs of  the c.-tsc. Mr. llnig adjourned tlie  court till live o'clock in order to go into the law relating to arrests without  a warrant.  When the court reasscmbU'el his  worship taking sections 2"- and 5~2 of  the code together was inclined to think  that the police had been justified iu  making the ai rest without a warrant,  but on its being pointed nut by White,  Q. C, that neither "common assault."  as first charged,- nor "wounding and  causing actual bodily harm." as the  revised chat go ran, came under the  list of olfenres enumerated iu section  ~~2, to which section "2 refers, when  permitting in the case of such offence.-  ariests without w.-iirant,. so long as  the police, have reasonable and probable grounds for making them, the  com t admitted the foite of the argument and promiaed to refer the matter  to tho Attorney-General in order to  get au authoritative opinion for the  future guidance of the police.  A   fresh   supply   of application   for  registration   nf   voters   lor ihe provincial   election   has   been     received    by  A f'.'vv  thoiis- j Mining Recorder P.ixton.  siderahle loss of valuable property.  The Premier of British Columbia.  Hon. Mr. Turner, has now expressed  a willingness to assist in this work,  and o peiition containing a similar  urgent request has been forwarded  him. Your government's attention is  also rcpectfully drawn to the great  need of an appropriation for improve-  iiK'iils to navigation ou the .Columbia-  River above the canyon near this  town, and which with Provincial aid  to a ���������.vnirgnn road (already requested)  vvill open up ii large area of most valuable mineral land already in a fair  stare of development and upon which  eonsid"ruble money in being spent.      -  Hoping for a favorable consideiation  of these refines!**. -   ^  And vour petitioners will ever pray.  About Advertising  A business man can not daub his  n.-itnt: and business on a fence or rock  without getting some good out of it;  neither c-an he run .-i stereotyped ad in  a p-.iper ffM* a soliel year" without some  returns. Even if ho does not think he  see;������ any lienefit, it comes, nevertheless. Wh.������t llien must he the results  from a real live advei tisenient ? If a  business man will simply give to his  ailvcrtii-ing the salin* thought anil  caic and the same application of husi-  nt���������sespeiience that he gives to buying his stock, the selection and tiain-  ing of his clerks and the miscellaneous  details of his business, there is nothing more sure nuder the situ than that  lie vvill then no longer complain of  rates, or "that there is nothing in it."  hut will lie an enthusiastic and  thoroughly convinced advocate of the  efficacy of printers ink.���������B.C. Xevvs.  Another Dividend.  ' The I^cco mine in the Slocan on Jan-  nary 1st paid a dividend of $100,000.  making the total dividends paid to  date S-JS'.OOO, of which S250.000 was  since January 1.1S97. S. M. Wharton,  one of the owners of the mine, said  ye-tcrday that another S100.000 dividend will I).* dci-Iarcel ������ kbit* CO ditys.. -  Kaslo I'ooten.iiau. Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  Revelstoke. Lardcim,  BiK Bond, Trout Lake  lllecillewaet. Allien Canyon, ,1 or dun  l'uss and Kugle Pitas nutrient.  A. JOHNSON Pi'opi-iolo".  G. E. GROGAN Editor.  A Seinl-VS'Lokly Journal. pnlillBlic.l in tlio  iiterem*) or Reu'leloko and the aurrouiulloR  district. VVcelneseli-iyB nnil *:nturiltt)B) innkin|)  close-si connections with tell truins.  Advertising Kulcs : W-epliiy ml". SI ~0 per  coliunDiuch.f2.1*0tn-rinch whenlnsi-rletion title  pa ice. Lecal aos. i-_!c pe-r (nonpareil) line foi  llrst ins-eriinn: So for en; li iiiiilltiuiinlii.seitioti  Heading notiees. IJcper line cuoli Udiie. llli'lh,  Mai-rmKe and I'l'iitli notices, free.  ���������iub-nui'ition limes: By until or carrier.S'200  per unnttin ; 41,'"o for six month.-, strictly in  advance. ., .  our Job Department: ~m: HbkaI.i) Jot  Department ii one of tlio t-cut equipped  printing o-llces in "Vest Kootni'iy, nnd ii prepared to execute ell kinds of piiulii'l' in llr-l  cluso style ut honest prices One prico to nil.  No job toold'ne���������none too small���������for us. _M.ul  orders promptly intended to. Uivo ua a true  en your next Older.  To Correspondents: Wc invite cai-rctii'ona-  ence on udj* subject of In'cri'at lo tlio Kunerul  public, and desire a reliable regular corre.,-  pondent in everv locality siiiroiinilinp  Uovulatokc. In all "eases tlie bona lido nuim-  of the writer iiiustaceoiiurany manuscript, but  r.oi necessarily for publicnliu .  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoko, S. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1 All -correspondenco must be lcyibly  writtcuononetideof iiie paper only.  'I. Correspondence coutaininic personal  matter must be sigaeil with the pr per name  of tht writer.  3. i orrespondence with reference to nny  thing that has appeared in another paper  must first be ofl'ereJ for publication to that  paper before it can appear in 1 he lli:u.vi.i).  We now beg* to call the attention of the Public to our New Lines just received  in   the   following1   articles :  ���������WEDNESDAY,  JAN.    12.     isns.  DRY GOODS���������Comprising the latest designs in  Dress Goods, Oashmeres, Flanellettes, Laces,  Ribbons, Embroideries, etc., etc., imported  direct from Scotland.  BOOTS AND SHOES-Large shipment of Fine  Boots and Shoes from best Canadian makers,  GENTS' FURNISHINGS-The stock in this department is most complete. Shirts, Ties,  Collars, Socks, Hats, Ready Made Clothing,  etc. in great variety.  Agenfo :  RAM LAL TEA'S  HARDWARE AND HOUSE FURNISHING-S~  Parties furnishing are invited to inspect our  Stock of Stoves and Heaters, including the new  Air Tight Heater, Granite Ware, Cutlery, Silver  Ware and Crockery. Carpets, Oil Cloth and  Linoleum.   An extensive selection.  GROCERIES���������Our Stock of Groceries is always  fresh and first-class, being constantly renewed  by consignments from the best houses in the  Dominion.   We lead in Tea and Coffee.  Agents :  Victoria Powder Co,  fg  THE CANADA EASTERN AND  THE EASTERN CA NA 1)1 A NS  The Hon. Mr. Blair is a Liberal  of the- New Brunswick school  which believes in* making liny  while the sun is shining. Mr. Blair  has announced liis intention of  buying another railroad and the  Liberals from Ontario are up in  arms against him. The railway  which Mr. Blair propose-; to buy  runsfi'om J'redricton to Chatham,  a distance of 13(> mile.-', and is  known' a-- tlie Canada Eastern.  It has already been subsidized by  the' Dominion government to tho  extent of $-'70,000, and by the  province of New Brunswick tn the  extent of $J_i0,0W). At the l-Yed-  ericton eud of it is a bridge wliich  was undertaken by a local company with a capital of $20,000.  ���������which company a few years ago  borrowed .'"������������������'00,000 from the  D miinion Government. Not a  dollar" of the loan or tne interest  upon it lias ever been repaid.  When Mr. Blair takes over the  road���������unless" the Ontari~ men are  too strong for him, the lien on the  bridge is to be cancelled, and the  whole indebtedness of the road to  the Federal Government amounting to SS'0,000 with interest -will  be -wiped out. Mr. Blair says that  if he doesn't buy it for the country,  "the C.-P. K. vvill secure it for  themselves. lie proposes to pay a  million dollars for it, iu addition  to the concession of the lien and  over and above the amount of the  Federal subsidy. "  The road some   time   ago   was  _offered to the C. P-K-l'or. half a  million, but the company refused  to accept the offer. 11 is not the  Conservative but the Liberal press  of Ontario which is now n.Uuraliy  asking who is to pocket the  enormous difference between the  actual value of the road and llie  price which Mr. Blair proposes to  pay for it, and furthermore why  should this road be offered for sale  nt all if itJ-ould be run nta profit?  The bitter taste of the Drummond  County railroad "deal" still lingers  in the public palate, and the taxpayers" of the east who are  beginning to feel the effects of the  wholesale purchase of railroads,  are up in arms against the latest  wanton waste of public money  "ii tlie r~,rt of the Minister of  Railways. Mr. Blair lias been  described as a "dear old man" and  'Jus bminess methods of dealing  with public money woulil seem to  justify the title in more senses  than one.  THE   NEW   C.  P.  R. TARIFF  j he Toronto Woi Id says lhat lhe  fullowing will be the political changes  in the province of Quebec, as outlined  hy it Montreal man. Judge Jette will  become lieutenant governor. :\nii will  l>e succeeded on tde bench by Francois  Laneelier. Sir A. Chapleau will go lo  Washington lo represent the Dominion. Hon. J. I. Tarle vvill leave the  cabinet and become Canadian commissioner to France in connection with  the coming exposition, at a sal.iry of  $15,000 a year for three years. IUU1  will be succeeded as minister of public  works, by Prefnntaiiie, ~������1. I5, for  Montreal.  The Xew Year's honors are an earldom for Baron Hal-d>urv. the lord  chancellor: pu^ratres for Sir William  Wallace Ho/.icr, the well known Lanarkshire baronet, and Sir Horace  Brand Townsend-F'iripth'ir. member  of parliament for West Marylehnnc:  baronetcies for Sh- Saul .Samuel, the  agent general of New South Wales, in  London, and Sir Frederick Wigan.  senior partner of the linn of Wigan ������*c  Co.-and Mr. John William Mac-lure.  member of parliament for Southeast  I^incashire. and knighthood for the  Hon. G. W. Burton, chief jtist'ce of  Ontario. The persons honored with  the Orderof Companion of the B.ith  include Prof. Darcy Thompson, tbo  <-eal expert of the British foreign oflice  Mr. J. Mcl._e.ivy Brown, the British  consular agent, at Seoul, is made a C.  M.G. Mr. Thomas , J. Upton, the  millionaire provisirn merchant, receives a knighthood.  Rednced Freight Rates on West Bound  Business.  Trallic "Manager Robert Kerr, of the  Canadian Pacific lailvvay, west of the  Great Lakes, has made "the following  statement for publication in reference  to the special commodity lui'IT recently issued :  "At the present lime," saiel Mr.  Kerr, "the nevv tarilf only covets the  articles under i he: government bill  passed in connect ie.n vvill*. the Crow's  Nest railway. The lirst article.- on  which there is a reduction of 10 per  cent., arc agricultural implements,  cordage and hinder twine, felt "or  tooling and placing on the sides of  houses and barns, liou-ehold furniture,  (nevv and old) window glass, iron,  including horse shoes, nails, spikes,  sheet iron, etc., paints and oils, paper  for building and moling, wire and  wooden w.-iii'. Thei e are staples used  chiefly by llie agriciiltiir.il population  in lhe Canadian West, and the. reductions vvill cheapen the cost of buildings erected as well as lhe materials  used in la nn work.  The next reduction is 20 per cent,  on coal oil. This will he appreciated  as everybody uses coal oil in the  North West, and the cut will be a  great relief. Under group '���������> a big slash,  that of:i"5 1-8 per cent, has bcenmaclein  green and fresh fruits. The Canadian  Pacific Railway is anxious to remove  from out of tbe list of luxuries, fresh  fiuit. We therelore intend to do our  pari to make it a common article of  consumption.    Under  this new  tarilf  _a i.ra ti ge n i c n t I h u,__ t ri tde . ot. Untaii o  farmers vvill he promoted and fresh  truit nlaced within ihe reach of every  resident in the West.  Jn a few days the tariff on live stock  will he issued" and the reduction will  be 10 per cent on all west bound-Ontario shipments.  A comparison of the new lates with  llie old vvill he of inleresl. For instance in shipping . a car load of agricultural implements from Montreal to  the city the old rate per llio lhs was-Si"  cents, whereas it vvill novv he 71 cpnts.  A car load of nails and spikes from  .Montreal to Nelson. 11. C. vvill go tor  .*51 2<i per cwt.. compared with '1,15  under the> old taritf.  A car loae] of coal oil in wood, very  largely used in the North West, from  Montreal to Calgary for in-nance. will  go tor SI.21 per cwt. iigainst SI.til miller tlu* old rate. Apples in car lots  i can he shipped after Ihe lir-t of the  i year from Montreal to Kegina for S7  cents per cwt. compared wilh SI..") as  in the past. These arc: a fi'W illustrations of the difference in figures pickpel  at random from the nevv tarilf. There  is a proportionate.' decrease i'or shipments in le-s than car lots."  A BIG COMPANY  The prospect us of the long talked of  and gigantic British American corporation has been issued. Tin* capital is  i:l~.(Xi<).or_0. One million tl shares aie  now offered at par, the issue lining  limited to -hareholders of Ihe London  aneHIlobe Finance corporation. The  directors are the Marquis nf Dnfferin  and Avn; Lord Loch: the linn. C. II.  Mackintosh, lieutenant Governor of  the North West Territories: Ivlvvard  A. Iloare. one of the directors of the  Bunk of British North America, and  Whitaker-Wright, a well known London financier. The corporation has  secured lhe famous Le Koi and Josie.  mines, as well as eight other  well known Kossland mines and  Nelson properties. It also secures  as a going concern the Alaska  Commercial company, with the town-  site at Dawson City and claims on the  Bonanza, Fldorado, Bear and other  Klondike creeKs.  J. P. Doran, a former resident of  Ottawa,and chief clerk of the W.Wells  lumbeting establishment. 1<-~I. Pailiscr  for one of Mr. "Wells' lumbering camps  about eight miles from Leancboil, on  the Canadian Pacific Railway, on the  evening of DecemberMO.and was found  frozen to death on the trail Saturday  morning at six o'clock, about half a  mile from the camp, by one of Mr.  Wells' tcaius-tcis.  Canadian trade is reported quiet.  Alexander Lucas has been gazetted  police magistrate for Kaslo, B.C.  The Liberal convention for West  Algoma will beheld on January '22.  The Quebec Education Bill passed  its third reading in the Legislative  Assembly.  The American Express Co. was  robbed of $1,1)00,000 at New Vork  yesterday.  Canada's mineral production has  increased li") per cent, during the past  ten years.  The Canada Atlantic vvill establish a  steamboat line from Duluth to Parry  Sound.  Another draft of 20 men of the N.  W. _M. P. vvill leave for the Yukon on  January 12ih,  Great Britain is negotiating reci  procity treaties ror the West Indies  with the United Slates.  Spanish goods imported to Canada  vvill receive the benefit of the favored  nation treaty until July :Ust.  As in previous years the O.P.U. will  handle seed grain in Manitoba and  the Territories ac one half the usual  rates.  Ariangemenu. have been completed  with the United States whereby  Canadian goods for the Yukon  will he passeel through the disputed  territory free of duty.  The Dominion Government collection of coins valued at S2.WiO vvas  stolen from the Art G tilery buildings  on O'Connor street. Ottawa, hist  Wednesday.  The Free Press is authority fur the  statement lhat Immigration cointnis-  "sioner"- McGrcar}��������� -eviiH���������accejuipiiiiy-  Frank Pedl'-y to investigate lhe grievances of the Crow's Nest railway woik  men.   .  As the result, of a conference between representatives of the Montrttal,  Toronto, and Ottawa boards of trade,  il has been decided to issue a ca 1 for a  meeting of representielives of all Canadian boards of trade fej l>e held early  in February in Montreal, with a view  to making united repie-sentalion to  the Dominion Government as to the  urgent need for  insolvent le-gi.-Jation.  !MPE3I/\L B_\']ix.  "���������OF C/y-JADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  Reserve     - _- -__ -   1,200,000  Directors:.  H. S. Howland,   President  T.R.Mprritt.Vice Pros.. (St.Catharines,  William Kamsav,  Kobert .TaiTrav,  Hugh Ryjin,   T.   Sutherland  Stayner  Eiins Roger--.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon      [Portage In :V-������_lcouvci  Calgary       j Prairie, Winnipeg  Edmonton -Prince Albert |Revelstoke  Ontario  Esse*" Niagara Falls   'St. Thom.is  Fergus Port Colborne Toronto  Gait Rat Portage       Welland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie' vVoodstock  iSt, Catharines :  Agents   in    Great   Britain��������� Lloyd's  Bank,   Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,   London,  with  whom  money  may he deposited  for  transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������Nov;  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America: Chicago, Fiist National  Bank:  St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased   Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold  Purchased  A   R. B   HEARN.  "Itmnsor Rovelstoko Brar. i-li  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  Tlie Pioneep  Stores  -of Fepguson  and Ten JAWe  Cummins & Co.  G1CNRRAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners'Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries,- Dry Goods.  j *    .  Everytliin;;  to   l-c founel in n general store.  Post Oleica in conuectiuu.  At our TI~N~-.VIIU" Dll.-VNCII Etore  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  anil all ".liners' anil Prospectors' Supplies are  kept on hand  Be Sure and register at the  BJ1L.M0RJ-IL- HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  Wholesale dealeis in ������������������  Al8>  FRONT STREET  REVELSTOKE, B- 0  C B. JWaclean  ARCHITECT. .  and BUILDER  Kstiinatcs fuTiiistaecl. Plons nnel speci-  flcictioiiB made. Am also prepared to do  shop and .ion work un the shortest  notico. Satisfaction guaranteed ia  every c-xuo.   Oall or vvrito for terms.  I The table is provided with the best  7Thc~ market all orcls0 ~l{"Ctcsr_rrd"nf~iS"i  I ' to S3 per day.  j CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������  Proprietors.  ^evelstoi^e  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  ���������Vaccine    kept     on    hand.  Main Stroot  ���������      Revelstoke  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Stylo at Lowest l'rlcoi.  Douglas Strket ��������� Rf.vi.ilstoki-I  Drs.   McKechnie   and   Jeffs. Attendants  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Slacksmithinp;. Job bine  PlnmbinK.   Pipe Fitting:  Tinsmithine;  Sheet Zron Work  Machinery Repaired  Minirjg Work a Special.y,______3a.  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Sm.  L J\. FRETZ  Contractor- and Buildep.  Shop opposite Iniporini Bnnk.  Workmanship Guaranteed  ���������       Terms Gash  If You .Have a  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to invest in  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow, write at once to  rJ.fl.MES   L.   FORD   &   CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  No. !) .Mill St., between Riverside and  Spr.igue, Spokane, Wash.  R. HOWSOjM & CO.  JDealepsjnall iUnds FURNITURE  Funeral Director and Emba-mers  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in every' respect.    Good, accommodation. ' ]3e.*-t  AViues, Liquors and Cigars nt the Har.  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  Tlie   largest hotel-  in- towii.        Centrally    located  Olioieje   Wines, __Lii-uors   nud  Cigars  Best    accommodation. Kates ' SI     per    day.  Brown & Pool. Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  rge light .bed rooms.  Table -furnished with  the choicest, the market;  niTords. Best Wines,  Liquors and Oigars.  Rates  SI.00 a day.,    Monthly race.  J. AL13KHT STONE, Proprietor.  ODTDBER  Doors  Sasli  Turnings  eMoujdings  TRY THE NEW YARD  Arrowhead Saw <& Planing' Mills  Revelstoke Agents:  FIPPY & WRIGHT.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  0       :<  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake DistricU  Ltiliolhtering and  Repair Work n. Sperialiv. Mail Ordeisgiven  Prompt Attention.       ORGANS  AND PIANOS.  Agent, for Raymond Sewing Machine, .Manufacturers' Life   Insurance Society,  I'liifu: fire Insurance Co.. Provincial Building .t Loan Association.  REVELSTOKE   STATION,   B.   C.  THE  LAST  CHANCE  To -iocurc one of those desirable lots  UIIEAP un tlie V. to, K. Steam Navigation Company's site.  Donfc wait till the booin hits the  town in the spring like a cyclone,  but BUV NOW.  HAIG & GRAGE  Sole Agents,  S.iddle    and     Pacli    Horses  always for hire.  Freighting   aud*-Teaming   a  specialty. *  Daily Stage leaves Tbomson's Landing every morning,at 7 o'clock'  I'or Trout Lake City.    For particulars write ,-  CRAIG et HILLMAN. Thomson's La xuinc.  The Kootenay Lumber Oo.  (LIMITED LIABILITY)  fn M B PI IY     U     C1    Post Offiiji; AnnovviiijAi).  \j\jjnjil L-1A,    K).    ������'���������   Ti-LEc-nAi-i-  to Comaplix."'  ALL KINDS of ROUGH and DRESS ED LUMBER  !' At the company'store is carried a full'stock of General  Merchandise, Miners'aupplies and Outfits at close rates.  R. TAPPING.. Agent for Revelstoke.  -&-.-Ws-;K,'.;;"C?i-*''-':-^'���������-'-"-'���������-"" -" - - -^" ������������������'-���������'���������' m  <&3  ������������������'*.  'V*--'  w  ������������������v^t  V",'SS"i  f-'^SSJ*  I S^i-flr  m  I  CAPT. HALL OF THE LEROI MINE  MEETS HIS DEATH  LIEUT.     GOVERNOR     JE7TF.  Winnipeg Hockcyists Draw their First  Game���������Diirrant Makes a Last  Effort���������Irishmen Will Celebrate the  Centenary of "98 -General Doom  Leaves for the U. S.  I ins-, la mi, .Inn. ���������").���������Capt. Wm. Mall  superintendent of the Leroi mine, was  killed at, twenty minutes past live I Ids  evening by falling down the main  shaft, to ihe six foot level.  The Dody vvas icirihly mangled hv  Ihe full ami the rotiuiin- are. lianllv*  ret'()gniy..ibIo. All ii.i|i'.o-.t will he helel  al. 11:1.") o'clock tomorrow inoriiing in  ihe citv hall and the body vvill bu sent,  oil the 110.in train lu Spoktino vvheie  his fundi v le.sidi: ami whore, the  fliuei-iil vvill lake pl.ici.'.  The Captain went down underground  al fiiur o'clock i.-s th'.'al'lci'iioiui on his  u_-ii.il daily iu.spi'i lion of iho mine  arriving at the CUO font level sal'elv.  lie cxainini-u lhe ptngiess being made  in extending the shaft to the "DO lout  level. Mi; then rliuiht'.i into the west  skip and vvas raised to the surface. A  moment later he stepped oil" llie skip.  "What happened Mien will never he  exactly known. . Captain Mall wns  one of i'lisslaiiii's mo*-!, popular citizen-,, and his deal h is deeply deplored  here.  \v nii.vw.N" ei.v.vu:  Ottawa. Jan (i ���������Thn Winnipeg  hockey team opened their lour here  last eveniiur, when they played the  the Ottaw.i"leani. Tlr_* game resulted  in a draw and Lhe "cure U a good indication of the play ���������1 to I The Winnipegs were not playing up to their  licit form but sujciie.ied in holding  down Ottawa's strongest seven.  ANOTIll'li    llilSlI   CKSTKNAIIV  London, Jan. ii -���������The Irish, Nationalists are preparin*-. to celebrate the  centenary of llie lelie-lliou of IT!1.*'.  (iOlJOllVK TO "I'll!-: OKNEIIAf.  London. Jan (I. ���������Genc-r.il l'uoih, of  the Salvation Army, was tendered a  big ilenionstration of sympathy in  London, on tin." eve of his dep.it lure  ror the United Stales.  THE   KIUPT JIOVIi u  Mostiieal. Jan li���������.fudge .lulte has  been appointed Lieutenant Coveinor  of Quebec. .  WILT. I.K.VSKTIII-: I * I * I" M I i; l'*-  Lonijon, Jan. li.���������Germany has  secured from China a CO years lease of  Kino Cliom.  i.v -rrii: ualanci-:  N."vv VoitK.  ..Lin   li. ���������Dm rant's   a I.-  tni'iieys  will 111 ike appjals to Llio Gnv  ersiiu-'iinei to the-Supriiiue   Courts   today.    Friday is the date,  lis'id   for his  c-xec'ition.  THK LONDON   OIS.Vs-Tlill  London. Jan. (i. - The actual number  of the'kilied in the L'liulon disaster is  "''J. An eye vvi:,n..'-s uf tho disaster  .s.ivs: The platform teemed-to pilch  for wa rd. the Hour ai i"ii".el it rave way  aniVdnwn thiough lhe floor 2fHI peoplo  were hurled todc.ir.ii. Crashing down  upon the heads oC the doomed ones  came the huge s.ii'o and iron" steam  coils, which weie stanrtiinr in I hi;  northcasteiii corner cf the hall. Jagged beams and limber from lhe luoken  floor weie hurli-d- ilnwn upon the  seething mass of humanity. Seen  ft om above ail seemed snuggling hir  life* like the crew of a sinking "ship.  Some of ihiisc l.'iiJ-t injured dragged  Iheiuselve" painfullv to'the walls .*in(l  endeavored to reach llie Ilnor. frimi  which Ihey had fallen. Down in the  pit lav scores of motionless figures.  .Many lads who had climbed behind  ~iiie'iii!iv"-')r"--ch"_iir-as-n coitrn of- vanlago-  wrro among the victims anil their  hcrctins for help in their chiM treble  added a new horror to Lhe scene. With  the first swayings of the Hour I here  \vn������ a rush oi' excited men towards lhe  doors. Foriunately there were ninny  cxits and although ninny of the. weaker ones were crushed eleivv u and trampled upon by those lighting for their  freedom and safely, lio one was s.ii-  ously injured.  Via Winnipeg. Jan. t).  Six sailors of the IJrilith ship Villi  Loo were killed in a gale.  The Tinted States have not yet set"  lle'd lhe Alaskan custom legnhil.ions.  .Major General Vcatinan 13iggs is  dead  COMMANDER OF THE MOUNTED  POLICE AT DAWSON  HAKES AN OPEN STATEMENT  Sufficient. Provisions to Last Theni Tiil  June Fiist���������Major Walsh, Judge  Maguire and Other Members of tbe  Ingoing* Parties \Vell--Tlirec Thousand Five Hundred  Persons  There.  Ottawa, Jan. o.���������I'lliler dale of  Xiiwinber Itllh, Supt. I.'oiisliiutiiie.  who i-s in comniiind nf the -Mounteil  Police ,-it Dawson, rcpui'l" that he has  siillli-ient, provisions tor lho police on a  reduced scale of is-ue: to last until the  l.-t. 01 .lune. and lliiit. Ihe'ie are about,  ".."ill!) peopli' iu I be ihsl 1 icl. lie says  thai hard limes will commence about  Llie: liisl of April. Ilo rt'cciiinii'iuis  1 hat provisions be sent to the const  over I he summit, and thence byslcds to  lhe I'uol of Like Lihaigc, to lie Liken  ftdiii llieii: to Dawson by w.-ilcr, when  the ice breaks up in the spring. This  has been anticipated by thu ("uverii-  incnl, and considerable ipiaulities ol"  supplies ha vi ng nl reiidy heen forwarded  over t he uiinimil.  ���������P.u lies coining mil lrom Dawson  saw Judge JMiCuire 011 Ihe Slh of  December and .Major Vv'nKh on the  ltlth. All were well. Thirty Jvlile  river was then open, also the lower end  of Tagish lake aiid Lake l'ennell. The  river:*, except Tliirtv Mile, were one  continuation (if ico j.'-ius. The hiim-  niocks (cakes ol ice on the edge) were  from one lo nine I'.'et in height.  RUSSIA WANTS PORT ARTHUR  BONANZA  CREEK  WAGES  PAYS     BIG  Judge Dugas, of Montreal, vvill in-  v-i'-tigate llie Crow's Nest railway  Inhalers' grievance with Frank Pedley.  A li.ittlel'oi'd clespalcri says that  Richard Main, farm instructor un the  Moosomin Indian reserve, died .suddenly ( n Satin-day at llro.-layor  setl'icmenl.  Superintendent lliiney.cil' lhe Crow's  Neitconstruction fame, is spending  the holidays at his home in Rosei'ml.'.  Toronto. "He will return to the west  about February 1st.  Hon. Clill'ord Sifton .lias returned  from Washington. lie hits nothing to  say as to the arrangements granting  permission to the li", S. military expedition to nass through Canadian  territory.  A Liberal organ says that I'ditor  "Willison. of the ("lobe, was to be appointed tn succeed Sir Oliver Moival  in ilu- Senate, hut the appointment  fell through owing to the opposition  of Quebec Liberals.  Hon. Hugh Richardson,senior ijidgc  of the Supreme Coutt eif the North  West Tetiilorif's. has iieen appointed  .���������idniinistratralor of tin- N.W.T. pending Ihe iippriintincns of a Micces-or to  the Hon. C. II. Mackititosh"  T'he Molsons Hunk pally has bri-n  interviewed units 1 etui 11 cist: "Our  bank is ii. consei viitive institution"'  t-aid one of the gentl. nn'ii, "nii'l il is a  Mgn ol the conlidence eastern linanc-  'I'e'rs have, in (he future of the west  when we take a trip like the* one we  have jii-.', coinpl.'li'il, In ng.iiil lo  new branches we liavcdeiiiled In open  four���������at Vicl"i'i.i. Vnticiiuvei*. Revel-  riioke and Kdiiionton. We wire  greatly pleased with the results of onr  iiivi st'ig.itions and all we s.tvv cuii-  Jii-mcd the good i'i'|*i.'its we had heatd  jli the cisl."  Tiying to Negotiate   a   Long   Lease���������  A Stage ' and   Telegraph  Company  , Asking   For   a.   Charter���������The   Primate 111 Again���������Robbed of a Million  ��������� V.vxcot'v-liii. Jan. 7.���������A leller has  heen teceived trom J. A. McRan who  is now in Dawson City stating that ho  I'l'luserl sjiri.OfiO for 2('U lbs of supplies.  Claims worth woi king are soiling fot*  ."S.VJCti for ���������--'J feet npiat-j. In one day  tlii'ie men shovelled on IJnn.'iii-caCieck  .���������"-lO.lWU in gold. .  LliT TlIHJl'llAVIS IT  WiNNll'Kii. Jan. (i.���������Ail Ottawa de-  s|iatch lo Lho Free Press says: "When  the cabinet met lhis afternoon" thoy  were waited upon by at least **" capitalists inleivsted in "the commonwealth sv ndicalo for lho stage roulu  and telegraph line, fiom J'kiinonlon  acrcisa to Davvsnu City. The compauy  i-i ready lo pt-ncoed vvitii'lho work at  oii'ie if .-1, Ocimiuion charier can  he obtained. There arc ten millionaires in the company froin Montreal,  Toronto anil ih-iti-h" Columbia. They  ask for Dominion iucurpoiation and  Govei'tnuent cnconi'itgeinent. "Their  unite is laid out to lho headwaters of  iho Pelly liver from Kdmciuton .".nd  this stream is followed through to  Dawson.  TIlH I'Ul.M.VI'K ILL .VC.VIN  IiDXiiDN.-.l.in 7.���������Arcliliislio)) Mach-  ray, |iriin.itc of Canada, is again seri-  ou*iiy ill.  .violin atiMjiAN iN-nirtiiii-:  London, Jan. 7.���������Russia is now at-  temptiug to scenic a long lease for lho  (iccup.il ion nf Port All bur. This vvill  bo opposed both by Great Giitain and  and .Japan.  AUSTI.'ALLVNS  won  I\l Ki.iioriiM.:, Victoria'. Jaii.tl. --In tin.-'  cricket match between the Austiiiliiuis  and lho visiting ICnglisli eleven whicli  "hega-iroirtIrfnVl;i"yrilic"iiiti"ei:=-foliovv-ec"r  011 vcslcrdiiy in iheir second innings  and weie all out for II!) runs. Tlie  A uslrali.'ins vvun by an inning-; and (io  tuns.  .viiwr' i.\i"(ii.vsi-; tmi: hjiu'h  Ottawa, .bin. (!.���������The despatch of  L'.")0 M011 mod Police to tho "I'ukon vvill  necessitate an increase in the force,  and locriuting ollicers will he .-.ent to  leading points very shortly. A yeai  ago the government was warned not  lo reduce the fence and some expeii;  enced men have been lost in tlie  meantime,  Tillj lij'~l.ll~|- LXl'KniTlllN  The. Gov-eriiuieiit has uiidcrlakon  I.n ndinit the I'nited States supplies to  the Viikou free of dutv. Theie will  only be 23 or!VI tons taken in by this  expedition. It vvill be of a military  ehiiractei. but, not accompanied by  soldiers. It will be in chiuge of one  oflicer of the I'. S. army.' An escort  is to be furnished by the Canadian  Govei nmi'iit of .*)(! Canadian .Mounted  Police. Tho total ip.iautit y of supplies-  (less than lwo carloads) vvill be purchased by tho U.S. government by  contract."probably ju New Voik. It  is Mini oughly understood at. Washington that no" private individual. 1101  sup-plies of any private peisou, will be  allowed into llie expelilion.  Ml!.   CSIIKKNWAY's-  II.V1LWAY  WlNNll'ico. Jan. 0. -It is said lhat  when Pii'inier Greenway makes it  public aniioiincement of his railway  piojecl. the ideas, regarding its terminus at the lake fiont that people  have lieen led to enteilain lhrough oft  reiterated reports vvill receive a shock.  Then: is novv some talk of an almost  brand new scheme, to which the miii-  isler's piololiged slay in Torunto is  alleged to be dn '. >  rn  T  IS THE BEST VALUE IN KOOTENAY  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  A I KTHulllri't'      OI!i:i*CII   -   lievilslokc*,  "L    I'ruiiel-.iiii; seriie-s nt  11  11.111   anil  -"liritrll O-T -'NHLAND-St. IMcr'B,  *---' Kdi'i'I-Iopo lle)iirjut tfiTvlc'e: Kvcning  Ijr.iyni' il-.lly ul j ei'i-loil.. _-'iiili>>s hi l-M  riuiilaynnt.il 1-V-tlv els: Holy I'eiiiiinnnloti at S  n.111.. inu-nin,; priiyei' nt II. Similay School  nnil llilile filii _. in '.':.M, i'vci.lii-���������' prny. r ill 7::>0.  Kirsi Siunl.iy in tho 1110111I1 Holy Coiiuniinlon  til morn-iii. hci-vici'ii.    FltANL"  A, I'-Ollll, Virar.  IJItKSinTKUIAN CIIl~ltCII-Uevch'oive.  x acn-lce uvcij Siiinlny ut II nan. nr.il ;..**li  I', m llili o II. 1.- nt '.".:'it 11.in,, to which  t.il 1110 welcome. I'rayir iiicclli.c r.'. S p.m.  every VVuliio-utiy.    RKV    !'. P.  .VIl.'IH, l'<_stoi\_  I.10MAN   I'ATHOI.Ie'   CIIL-KCH��������� llcvel-  iv   Htol.e.    M imi  Mteonil  .-iuiiilny In   month  nl IO::Wii.m.   Itl-'.V. I--.VT111-'.Il 1'KYTAVIN.  Strictly in lhe Wood  llii-eine'-s now. I have at lho present  lime  about   MX) couls of good, dry  Fir and Hemlock Wood  Full !ncii--iiro guaranteed���������pi-ices  right. All oideis h-ft with W. 11.  Peas.o eV: On., Kevel.-toke Station, or  aL Tii!-: ilnH.vi.D eilico will receive  prompt attention.  JAS. C, IIi;t(.-iiison.  iSiltf Wood Dealer anil Carter.  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Full  Curd .Mea<s'.ire.  The nuclei signed has a large supply  nf lli'inlock. Spruce. Fir and Pino  Wood for wile. Any person rciiuiring  wood will kindlv leave their orders  with Mr. W.'M. Lawrence. Reqolstokc  Station, or wilh II. N. Coursier,  l'*roi*,t Street, I'evel-itcke.  17tilf FRANK JULIAN.  Wc Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ������-��������������������������� Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. We can lix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoko Station, B. C.  anadian  Pacific Hi)  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  Rosebery  Townsite  Ghanged  Hands ..  Although not much advertising  ha* been done, Hosebery townsite,  at the head of Slocan Lake, has  been steadily coining to the front'  for the last three months.  Wljat Strong Points  Rosebery Holds on  the   Slocan  Lake  Peosebery will have an ore  sampling works iu a few months  with a capacity of a 100 tons a day.  Rosebery. is in .the centre of and  distributing ooinc for Slocan City,  Sandon, Nakusp, New -Denver,  Silvertou, Enterprise, Three Forks.  Concentrator and Cody,- only 12  miles distant from the mining  centre of the Slocan (Sandon).  , Rosebery is destined to be the  concentrating point. .  Rosebery is the sampler point.   -  Rosebery, is the ship yard of the  Slocan. ''  Rosebery is the only safe harbor  on" the lake.  Buy Lots Now....  If   You  Want  To . Mal"e  Money.  Send at once to the general  agent for .maps and ��������� price list or  any further information.  A. M. Beattie,  The best and cheapest route from  I'l'VelsLoki: tej all points cast, and west.  Through tickets io Vancouver,  Winnipeg. Sl. Paul. Chicago, Nevv  5'ork. .Muni loiil.inil Tuionto.  '���������First class dining and sleeping cars  on ail trains. .-  Through tourist cars to St, Paul  daily, .-md to Turontu' every Monday,  anel Montreal and l'n.stoii 011 "Thursday.  Purchase tickets to your destination  and have baggage checked thiough.  I''in'   full   information   as   to   rates,  time, etc., apply to nearest agent, to  T. XV. HllADSlIAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or to K. .J. COVLH,  Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  c*l if  General Pgent.  0.R.&N.  " Tho Cniiaili.111 Piicilie S!ca'"Miip Company'!)  -ituiinier-s Niil.-n-'i) an'l Kootenov- leave  Vi-rovvhui-'il eiuiiy for nil points in Koolenay,  nii'-kin r* connection at, Nnkiisp tor nil points  on Nu[-:u-p ui.il *:locun K_iilwr.y. and Slocan  Luke.  Close connection nt ISouso-i for ~~elscn,  "nhln. Uulftjiir, Pilot liny. Trail, liosslacd,  N'litlipDi-i. iinel all points s.'utli.  I-'ur full i* foriii-t'.ion. liclect?, msps. etc.  cull on or midrcts  T. VV. llltAI'SIIAW.  AKcnc llevi'ls'okc.   Or to  II.    .VI.  AluiCtllGiiun.  TravilliuK P.is-enser Agent. ~~elicn.  K J.COYI.1-", t)-s. I'litseiiRer Acer.:, Vancouver  READ IT.  ADVERTISE IN IT.  Raslo&SlocaiiRy  TIME G/\RD  IsUip Shortest aiut  ..    Quickest Line to...  WALLACE, ��������� FARMINC'TON,  G A RPI ELD,     OAK KSDA LE,  PULLMAN,      LEWISTON,  COEUlt D'ALENE iMINIiS.-  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA.  PORTLAND,    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCISCO, MOSCOW,  -��������� CRIPPLE -CREEIv,^-���������-  AXl"   ALL POINTS   EAST OR   SOUTH.  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .  EAST  Via Salt Lake, Denver,  Otraha aud Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to  aud from  Europe nnd other foreign countries  Sullied to cIiipko without notice.  Trains run on 1'iiciHc StanilnrelTinie  00IXG WI-  sr*  IM1I.Y  GOING KAST  "���������00 a 111  :.eave.  .. ..Ka_"ev . . .  Arnve 3 "Op ni  3:3 ��������� a in  ..South Fork..  .1:15 pm  ~:~6 .1 m  ���������  ..-Spronle'a ...  2:15 u m  i:.'.l a ni  ..V*. hite>v\tjtcr..  .   ''      2.-00 p m  10.0:1 a in  .. ne..ir L_>!<e ..  .   "      l:4Snm  in:la a in  '  . McCiuican...  .   "      l.:������ p id  IO:" a 111  "  Cuele/ Junction  "       1:12 p m  10:50 u m  Arriv*c  ... liandon   Leave lrf.0 p m  CODY USE  Leave r.:"0a 1:1 Simlon Arrive 11:1" a ni  Arrive 11~*0 a m ���������Cody Leave 11:23 a in  ltORtritT. IUVIKO  O. V. and P. A.  GKO.FCOPKLAXD  "cpitinlen ent  The C.P.i~. l-.ave decided to make 0  cliange in t'.io mr-lhod of niakimr up  fri'ioliL train-. -\t pic.-e-nt ii i-otliiiii  numlier e>f ".tis cotistituti'a train, hut  the inlrtidiietion of cats of huge capacity compi'l-1 Uie.*, .ill.idling nf ti-wei  than lhe regulai iimiiber. t'neli'i-the-  new--y.-teni a i-e'tt.iin number of tout  will b'_> li.M'.l a-a tiainliM'.l.  The fu-iidit 1 .ill's un agi icultiir.il  llili'lemcnl:-, hou-.'ho'.'l Imiiil'ir.* .-nni  e-cilain building materials, according  lo I In* ni'vv t*. P.K. l.uilf i- lowered Id  per cent.: .111 e o.il eid. SI pe-f cent., .mil  1111 fruit of all k-nil-. :���������>��������� pel ei'iil. The-  lalle'f 11 iliiel'nii !--. .1 i-mi-i.i. ribI.' one.  I'l-.bii'tio'.i.-iilVetsall I'leiiiht fioi:i|Mon-  tr.-.il and eastern ]rjints shipped to  Manitoba, the Te-riil'iics ami Kootenav.  Spokane Falls and .Nortliepn  .Nelson and Ft. Sheppard  Red .Mountain R,,y8.  Train for the Fast and Portland  departs 7:1." p.m. daily. AVallace and  Mo.-cow accummodatioti depaits 7:13  ;i.m. daily. Through service. No  delays: or lay overs anywhere.  Cet through tickets and fuither information of O. Jt. to N. citv-jlickef  ollice. No. V.i). Kiverside avenue,  corner Stevens St., Spokane. Wash.  J. Cajipiiki.l,  General Agpnt, Spokiine,  XV. II. llurlbuit, ti. P. A.. Portland.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Be tail  Tlio or.'y aU rail rcut������ *.iitl:out clunirco  fins l>">rwe*n S-i'O'-ianc. N^rtliiK-tr. Jlnc^Iaorl  nnd   NVi-soz.;   a'tu    bctw-jcu    lios-Jaml    and  DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  u:uii. NOinill'OI'.T jVithlVE.  For Syaknnc - Frcm f-JnnUane^   I:20n in.  Fiom Ito-nlaud���������   1 10 a.m.  From Nelhon���������   I2-.-~p.ni.  ���������  "C.i^c conTTc'ie*T.q at TJrJann with Pttonur  for K tf lo anel aii Kootenay Like pcints.  P.i*.-e'rj;crs for Kellie llivcr ard Hoiirdary  Creek coimccl ut Maicus ������itli stage ejailv.  l.L'i ������.n.   For hexslai d���������  Ll'Jpr.i   For N. l_*or.���������  1:10 p.m   Druggist Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  PATENTS  PROMPTLY SECURED  GET RICH QUICKLY. Write texl-iy for  our bcauti.'nl illustrated Hook on Patentsanil  tlie fatcinatinjf stor v of a poor Inventor who  made "-jO,0*0.iXI. Send us a rough, sketch  or model of your invention and wo will  promptly tell you ~~~~*.~~~_~ if it is sew and  probably patentivble.  No "tombng. Honest Sonrlce. Epecialtr:.  Tottgli cases rejected in other hands and  forciKn applications. "References: Honorable T. licrtliiaumc*, prop, of '"La Prcsso,"  Honorable 1). A. ltoaa. the leadinu: ne.vj-  papcr5. Hanks, l-'xpress CompanIc-9 & clients  in any locality. All Patents sjjcnn.-d thronzh  our nponcy are brought before the public by  a EPccial notice in over 300 newspapers.  MARION * MARION, Patent Xzperts.  Temple nuild_np,lS."i*-Jt. James sit., Montreal.  The only lirm of Graduate Eoglssorsin  the Dominion transacting patent btuin~~a  exduiiivclt-,   Mention this paper. 1
���
A
Turning Over
���the New Leaf
The opening of the New Vear
utfe-rs an opportunity to turn
over a new leaf, This year
you want goods more 'attractive Und up to the times. We
Will endeavor to keep everything in our line new und up
lo (late, especially in	
Drugs and Medicines
Books, Papers, Magazines
Games and Musical Goods
Road master Newman of Donald, wit
iu town yesterday.
There has bee:i a feed famine in lown
for the past two weeks,
"Wos. Ale Leila n is recovering from a
bad kick hy a horse on lhe shin.
Tliere will be a eiirniv.-il .-it the Victoria rink .1 week from tonight.
Mr. ('. II. Temple, leicoinol ivc. foreman, is sulfei ing friiui a severe indisposition.
Mr. Cius Lund of the .Senate, returned to town this iiiorning from n visit
to the coast,.
Mr. I*". McCarty is in (he Okanagan
district purchasing cattle, elc. I'or the
market, here.
I Table fruit just imported direct,
from California in great variety at. C.
IS. Hume."" Co's.
The American (Hub ��� will hold their
in*":!, meeting on 1'riilay evening next,
in Mrs. Mtilvillc's rooms.
At.
ranada  Drug &
""^"^    Book Co., Ltd.
Cius. Ii. MaC-jo.n.vi.d, Manager.
Revelstoke  Station, B. C.
LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS
An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal
and   General  Items Round  and
About  Revelstoke. ~
R. Laing left for the Coast on yes
terday's Ne>. 1,
Mr. H.J.Bourne has gone to the coast
for a fevv days.
t A quantity of good sound onions
at low figures at C. 11. 11 nine ct Co's.
The crisis in the scavenger department of this town is becoming.-uute.
Mr. Thos. Hillier, contractor, returned from a trip to Kdinonton, on Saturday last.
F. Vandall, S. Bite and XV. Black
are applying for leases of placer claims
on French Creek.
Judge Forin vvill hold County Court
here next "Wednesday. There is a
long docket of civil cases.
Tlie annua] general meeting of the
board of trade for the election of nfli-
cers, etc., vvill take place on the ISth
inst.
Capt. F. S. Hussey, Supt. of Provincial Police, vvas in town yesterday, inspecting the police station Jiere. lie
went on south.
t Go to R;Tapping feir your cabbage.
He has a large stock of fresh cabbage
which will; be sold at reasonable
pi ices.    Call early.
G. Northey left town last week to
take a position ou the Kootenay. lie
will be greatly missed  both   from   the
__aiid_and_.oi~chesti-a.-w: ���- -
Mr. J. M. Kellie. M.P.P.. left yesterday for Victoria; He took the petition
for assistance in protecting the river
bank and for a grant for a waggon
road to the head of; the canyon wilh
him. ,
Mr. F. J. Mc-Hugh. dining car conductor on this division, , leaves for a
two month's heilicbiy trip to -Montreal
shortly. T. B. Campbell, is now running in his place between Revelstoke
and Salmon Arm.
The Golden Krasays that XV. While.
, Q. C. is reported to be the Turner
Government candidate for the Revelstoke district. Mr. White knows
nothing of the report, or how the
Golden Era came to get hold of it.
In 1896 British Columbia exported
8408.620 worth oj lead. On this the
United States duly was paid and p>ai-L
of it, no doubt, exported to China and
. Japan, which is a good market for this
mineral, one ..that.'could' possibly he
reached from British Col uinbia.���Western Mining World.
.Messrs. J. Harris to Co. of .Calgary.
are big buyers of oats, hay iind farmers'
produce iu Alberta. They have erected several elevators 'at points on the
O. to E. Ry. and have grain buyers .ill
oyer the 'country. They handle produce in large quantities iind are in the
-best position to supply B. C. dealers
and contractors at lowest prices.
The executive council of the board
of trade met Mr. J. M. Kellie. M. L. A.
ori Monday evening and discussed the
- applications for appropriations for the
protection of the Ji'ver hank and for
the construction of a wagon road to
the head of the canyon. Mr. Kellie
stated that he had seen Mr. .Sifton and
other ministers in Ottawa while down
cast, and expressed his opinion that a
fresh appropriation from the Dominion could be secured, lie promised to
urge the matter at Victoi ia. By a
resolution of the council the press will
lie admitted to their meetings in  the
future.
This Victoria papers received (his
morning announce the discovery of
the mother lode of Klondike.   "
Manager .Bennett, of the Lillooet,
Cariboo and Fraser River Cold Field*',
Ltd., relnrnecl lo lown lhis morning.
The II iciiai.ij is indebted to Jlr. Guy
Uiirber for -i handsome -181)8 calendar,
llu: frontispiece being entitled "Lillie."
Mr. and Mrs. N. Ii. Heath, who have:
been in town fur a few days visiting
friends, left for Donald on yesterday's
No. 2.
.lack  Stralford
evening
I     Mr. Wallace was elected   -is   mayor
I uf .Rossland    on 'Monday,   defeating
'Mayor   Scott.     Tlu:   entire    Wallace
ticket was also elected.
The electric lights will be turned on
next week. A gang of III! men is cm-
ployed at I hi* power house putting iu
Lhe lln.'il touches on the planl,. They
are putting the lights inli. the "Metho-
ilist cliurcli today.
Special services urn being eonduclcd
by.. | he patlor, Rev. J. A.Woods, in
the Methodist', church (lining every
cveii'iig lhis week, and nre well nt-
M'liih'd. The hour I'or comiiiciicenii'tit
i.s 7:110.. Next week Rev. Mr. Osborne
of Ashcroft, vvill he here nnd will conduct these services.
The sti'.ini shovels on this division
������ire being repaired here this winter
instead of,-it V.-incouyer and the blacksmith's work is being done on I hem
in the Revelstoke shops, vv Inch has
necessitated putt ing another litter' and
a. helper for the nig lit shift. Theie are
at least, 29 in ore men working around
the shops here than there.' were: last
winter.
lo   the
month.
left, for Seal tie last
lie intends In go from there
Klondike   in   the*,   course of a
While here On pi. liussey emphatically expressed-his opinion thnt the
recent, arrei.t without warrant wns
.'entirely.'legal.
Prcil*. Cur!i.-,!e went through this
morning on his way to the lower
country on business connected with
his di'piutiueiit.
Rohl. Jelliind. merchant nf Sandon,
past. Lhrough to Edmonton this morning to purchase a c-ir load of vegetables
for the Sandon 'market.
The reports of Mr. .1. !">. Sibbald's
condition yesterday were not so l.-ivoi-
able. But. ho is considerably better
this morning, having past a good
night.
Guy Barber has just put in a good
serviceable new ".work bench, another
handsome show case and an extra
large -aock of silverware, vvati hes.
clocks, el.e.. and wedding rings galure.
* The ladies of S. Peter's cliurcli are
sp.-uing no trouble to make iheir dance
in Tapping's Then I re on lhe 1 .St li insl.
a success. The price of admission is
81. for single ticket. jan 12 2t
The   genial   presence   cf   Mr.   J. V.
rks. manager ol" the   Victoria   hotel
i
Save Money !
Stevenson & Co.'s
Great Clearance
��� "���""Tar-a
:S_A.ILiJli
At a meeting held iu Kainlonps on
last. Saturday Mr. F. .1. De.ine, editor
of Lhe Seiilincl. was chosen to van as
opposition candidate at llu* coining
elections. Mr. Hugh Mc Culcheon,
formerly proprie-leir. of lhe Kciotenay
Star, published in Revelstoke, was
also proposed. Mr. C. A. Seuiliu look
the chair at the meeting 'and Senator
Templeman ami Col. F. 11. Gregory, of
Victoria, were also present.
At a meeting of the street, lighting
trustees held on ill on day .���'.rrangeuieuls
were made lo put in 25 10 candle pow- [
er lights on Front and Douglas Sis., I
which the electric light company have
agreed Lo put. in for 'til a month apiece.
Mr. V.*. M. Brown was reelected manager and .1. A. Stone was elected secretary aud Lreasuior. The trustees have
a surplii-. of $10S on hand, out of which
it was resolved to hand over 'To to lhe
No. 1 Fire Brigade.
Mr. Martin, counsel for the defence
in lhe: Province libel suit in Vicloria.
in his speech Lo the court said it was
seven years since: an action for libel
had been brought against a newspaper
in -Western Canada. .Mr. Martin is
wrong. II. is not (juile three years
ago that an action for libel was
brought against the then edilor of the
Koolenay Muii at Revelstoke. an.l was
tried before a justice oE lho pcici:.���
Rossl.-iiiil Times.
Item:
TERRITORIAL
from tho Ranching Country on the
Other Side of the Rockies.
The White Star coal mine's .ire now
���.hipping 2~)0 tons of coal per week to
Calgary. The siding .-it Klierslie: has
been found I no smill to hold cars
.('iimitcli to supply llu-dem md. and .-in
iddiliouril &) fe.'e.-l is being put, in.���I'.i!-
,. giii-y Herald.
The Calgary and Kiliiionlnn Boanls
of Tr-i'le are combining to engage L.
W. Warinoltz. of Chii-ng'*. who look a j
pally by the Kelnionloi) vv,it:-i* route;
last fail, and returned a few weeks
iicre.. t.i lecture in the cities of the-
Fntted .Sl.-r.i-s, cm the Edmonton
routes fur the nexr four month.-:.    The
1
under Mr. Cowan, vvill he missed by
the guests and frequenters of the
house. Mr. Perks niaile an eilicieiit
and.popular manager.
Plans have been prepared for the
new C.P.R. shops here, which are of a
substantial and cciiiiuieidiou.s natiue
and which vvill soon he erected for llie
ac-commodiitiiui of the Donald plant.
-r-lii--l.i--_-.'iigiiiu-h*iA--lwcni^
Donald, and until the Revelstoke shops | him.���Ailx-i-ta Plaindealer.
are opened everything vvill have f> go j     *��� Ri'p'>it�� of gold having h*.-cu found
to Vanei.-uv._-r for repairs. I at Peae e   River  had   reae'li-d   Kdmoji
ALLISON CONFESSES
He Killed Mrs. Orr Deliberately in  Re-
V2iige for the Family's Illtrcatnient
Buui.ix, Jan 10.���.lames Allison, the
buy who is under senlenei' of death
for lhe murder of Mrs. Orr. has made
a confession to the k;1(,1 nnihorilies
of committing the crime. His confession reads : "I want this to be: ,-:t
once made public. I told it to thu
���iiithorilies some time .ago. 1 never
at any time'made improper proposals
to Mrs. Orr. 1 had made up iny mind
to gel even wilh lhe: Oris for, things
they said and did I o inc. This iiiorning I got mad because! they would nol
let me go to Niagara .Falls. After
breakfast' 1 left my loaded* gun
m tho wood shed. T did some chores.
Mrs. Orr vvas milking about twenty
feet from thu wood shed. I went inlo
it und fired at her lhrough the wood
shed. She fell oil' her sent and never
moved again. An usu lay near her.
I took it. and struck her on Lliu head
with it. I had a grave'iu lhe swamp
ready sonic days before, but it, vvas
too far nil'. So in my hurry I made
n grave in Liie corn patch and dragged
her Lo il by the hands and buried
her. f hid the gun aiid raked up the.
t rae ks wilh a fork a feci- I f^ol back
from Carrie's. This is ihe truth, so
help me Cod.
(Signed) J.iuics Allison, Ijerliii Goal,
.lanu.'iry, IS0.S.
Witnesses : (Signed) J. Cook, jailor.
Thomas Tracey.
On  Monday last   Mr. Chas.   J foil en!
took over the Victoria hotel
W. 'Cowan.    Mr. J. 'Edwards'  is   the j
manager under the nevv proprietii:-.!iip. j
There is no doubt   that under Lhe new
management   this   popular   house* will
fully  reluin   the  reputation   which ir
i has so justly earned in tin* past.
of  tin*  re.-t-
foimil on   every
const, where they
i ton
before
took
I   h-rt.      A
jut.  .-i parly
Pi I
Ihe  claim   lie  is   working   i.s
he    turning out   ".Pitl  n   day
. i country,   if  il turns
is believed will   ii��   a
Inquiries
A. V. Anderson. Kainns, Ul.-tk :   The
niy   route  starting   through   British
I t'lilumliiii and on   lo  Klondike, which
lis   nl   piesent    pi.-u-l iciihle    for    pack
| hoi-si-'-starts In.ui  Asherofl, 175   miles
[ west  of Ri'vi'l.-inke.     Theie   will   be
I considerable ai livity in mining opera-
j tions in the. Big Bend ...country . north
_____________ iw '-ils-Uik tt-i=-i lex U=-seaso n .=���"l-h e
Irlimatcuf the province   west   of   Lhe
Rockies, "'proper   varies   iDtiniderably.
; In North Kooteuily it i.s vveller in siim-
���jme't-than  it is   further   west   in .lhe
man     named | Okunagau   and    Kamloops    (list rids,
of   four   nnd I p,.}, ;lruj �����._._. ;ln> f:(ii-Iy plentiful, but
in  Ninth   Kootenay  is
Trah--p.ii trelion
said   to
Tilsit
out    its    rich    ,-is
;il I r.i'-tivc  mi".
���rl" for hill-
ill ( e.
{compared    W'lh    lhe-    \
��� climate-ii as mild   then1  .w
iniu! you e-nn !_r.'t.   in   or  out
Even at. this early stat
son   passengers   are;
train bound for the
.].,
mimer.
The Ontario Elections
no,   ii-.   in.-;    Toiio.vto. J.ui. 11 -The Oiiliiiii. Leg
.  il   i-e   be'i'*'; isl.-.tiire will pieii'i.^ui. on Mon.lav   ar.d
vvli"ii..v,i'|(,���  ,,,  ti���. ,,.,,(,!,.   rt_,.   lt..,.li.<,tion   vu
i Fein ua; y li': h.
will leave in due cm use for the Yukon
and its tributaries. Parlies, ton nn-
leaving Calgary iind l-Miniuilon daily
to hit the Peace river, which by'many,
is known to he rich in placers, on their
way to the: far north.
Hem. N. Clarke Wallace is nursing
a painful injury in the form of ti fractured ill-Ill.-.. A day or tvvo ago he* was
..walking on the street, when he slipped and fell. Much of the:" weight of
the fall came on ..the: left 'arm, and
when a physician' maile: an 'examination he found lhat one of Lh': large
bones of the lelt forearm' was fractured. .Mr. Wallnce, however, is
around, despite the painful ness of the
injury. He carries the iirm in it sling.
���Toronto Tclegrain.
The citizens of  Spokane   have   contributed' ���"hOOf)   toward'   a    fund    of
S 10,000which is to  be raised   for   thei
pnrpoce of   clistiibii Ling silver  liteva-j
tare   thioughoiit   the   United   States. I
The  friends  of  silver are   making   aj
gallant  fight, and   have:  no . cause, for
feeling discouraged.    J Icic  would   be
a good opportunity for tin: ''champions
of silver in British Columbia  l.o  assist,
their neighbors across the line, by aiding in  raising the   $10,000,  and   thus
show thnt they are in sympathy  with
the masses of   American  people   who
are making .-t desperate.,, struggle   in
trying  to  free   themselves   from   the
tyranny of the combiiieil plutocracy of
that nation.���Hilvcrton Silvcrloiiian.
you
The- I We: R-iriua papeln are ailveu.l-
ting I he i nu!" by I'rii.e >��� A ibi-i I. i' i i-.-h
Lake, i-leii ('re.',-anil (lie ('ItMi-tviit.-i-
siv-.-r (<��� Foi t Me Miurny on tin- A lli.'i-
hiiM-ii, wh.-ri'l.y the d m^' rims i.ipiel-.
on the A I hab-i.scn vv hit h ciinimi'iii e ;el
(iraml K.i|iie|-<. I'm mile-s noith uf the
Lnuling and ' iiii(iiiin- wilh intei-
inis.s.ions eif gooel -,v:i'e,|- fe.r ue.uly l>x
inili'*- can be avoideel,' . Fori McMurray is situated .it lhe iiunuh of lb"
Cleaivv.iti'i, iiiul i-e the- peiinl from
vvhie )i lie- ���.eennd Hmlsoii's Ray
stcaini-r si.ills. ( h" iir.t guii.g
lhe Landing lo Cratid Rapids.
claiiiiedth.it this runic is ,'i')<)
shorter than that by Edmonton and
that   except   fir   a   she-if.   di--t.iisci:   !>'*-��� '
tweeti Pi-inc-e Albert and Green  L.-ik". j MH* C.  BKA
the whole of it can be made bv   vuiter j iT.'it" "-he-ilHr ,,'
. .   , , ,     ,       , . ,        ' K:!!_-''s (-.j|i,.*<.-, Is
IL i ertjiiiily us"il to be the route r.-iken I ... i_ini-_..ii niiiiih.-,-
by    the    lfu,l-o.rs    Day    people.   '"T"-'' j m-Jtrv'"-!."1'1^"^"
Bv *'
Successor to GILKER
WELLS
Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,
^l-iocs,   Gents'   Furnishings. Stationery,
Tobaccos and Cigars,
i--!-i ten i. Mod iciru.
Toiiet and   Fancy ,'"-���. rtiu I es
PLil"-,
Agent ror the Bllcltoiisclorrer
Typcwr'itei'
POST OFFICE STORE,
REVELSTOKE,  B. C.
A. N. sniTh,
Baker ���
and...
Coiifeciioncr
Xmas .Calces a Specialty
Orders Di livered Promptly
The   Holidays
are over
But. we must keep on doing a
holiday trade in order loiueel-
coiiiin.iiuls. Tii enable us lo di>_
Ibis our prices on Groceries,
Confectionery, Flour. Feed. Hay.
Potatoes, Etc.. have.been reduced
to t he lowest, nulcli. Wo ensure
prompt and careful delivery, nnil
give: careful attent.iiiu lo mail
orders. Terms: Cash on the 1st.
of every liionl li.
Hutchison & Co.
Th-" Popular Qroc.-rs.
NOTICE.
OVVXKIiSof I'liii'Cr. Clitiins arc invllbcl to soiiil
;; n fejv,--'.ouiic-jjri' o|-..tliu,;biiit'k*or Kroy .suiie',:
obliiinoil ill:v.'UKlliiiK tliopravel for.^olelj to litis
"The'���*Trbvineiiiil ::"ilIneriilogisl'',>V'.llii'reiiii: '���of
Miiiiisy^Vietorin/'yiiliitinJC:" t,lic.--ii:inii:: ot- the:
i-rcek. from"Avhicii-'the siiileiyis.ttilveii;:iiiiil its
loeiilityj^y.yy'. : .'C-'p:-.-���:��� :y-ii:'"'Ayy.-'���'.''y';^.'-���"'=,���'.,
Ml. is LelieVe-el Hint; 1'LATlNU.MJatid Jpe*rlin jis
.IRIDIUM, 'ire*.Fi*e']Ui-!!i!ly,j)iis>.i:i!;i)veiviui..i: l*>st
by..Mile* pi-.-ispuc'tor, us tliey,'-tiitvre 'liiiii-li: lhe
'iti"i]ictii'ane:e_�� oi'.iroii inlhu siinel. .'.''riiiisu; iiiliiui--.
ids are as valiuibie as lidlel, tli'c lattoi- :mpri__;so,
a nd ;i f the; placeii-' clii i in e)\vne_'i*.; vvi U send 'tile
black eir grey saiul us aforcsniil it will be assay-:
eel iuidthc rusiills 'given to.t'io iivvnui-. yi'":-
������,.''���' r ���'���;���:, : ;' 'i:i': ii-i ,:::lA}illiSnAKKHp:::'i[
1W97.:   ' '���'���:���.- :.,-y:'.., - y .;...���:.-.;.���'���'���;.;-;.���;'.'yMiiiiiiterof Miiies.:
For yoou	
Xmas Season
Om-jii:!-. j"i:c��r....
J. R, Hull
lnr-;e ystoe:!:' otytlie ,cliiSii:e:st :
' .Mtittoa, Venisoii, l'oiiltry, l-'isli
.;,--   : ;*'':;aiid Guinean season,:_
0':'
Oi,
Bccfyi-ci
, Oysters"
Co
1*]:ici:.^Kight.
'. ;;:JSdii��.;;,;; j.
,1*i:kk ANt>;ri:o3iiTJ3KL;v!-:j:v.
Copyrights &c.
Anyono .SGriflliiK a pkotcli nnd deucrintlnn mny.
oulckly (ifcertntu our opinio:' friii! wliotlicr nn
InvcnLlon is prol.Mil>]>* p.-itontablo. Cotnimnilca-
tioiisatrictlyconHdentlal. irandbook on fatontu
sent froo. Oldest imoncy for pocuriii"; pntoriU.
PiitjOnts tuken throii-rh J\limn & Co. receive
special notice, wltliont chnme, in Hie
S^Cfct^"- J' B6H2'0-fl;l;V'**>9��0
A lini)(I_*omoIy ilhi.itnifnd woeltly. I.nrpest eir.
dilation of any -"ciontlllc Joiirnnl. Tennw, $X :i
year; four Tiionths, $1. Sokl by all ti._~ivt-~lciiIur.-~.
IVIUNN & Co.3B,Dr��at:w^. New York
Dnuicl) tlll'.ce, G25 ir St., WusIiliiKton, I). C.
j\-. th' t.. ii is bei-n ,i rumor   in   eircii-
l.il.on    tic'    Tipping-'-     '1'bciilre    was
, iif:*-,ef",   'he-   building   v-.-.i-,   at   llie   i-(.-
' (|l|i-sl nf .1 illllutll.'l    e.f    (e'.sill.'nts. e-oiin-
, ineel by a I hm n.njhly c I'lujifl eel, en-
i niner. ���* Im bis given hi' opinion lh.it
.enough pi-. p|e- iiiulel iml b" got, into
. th" ball I e, ii'iinit e.f any danger. ���
sc & Co.
Will Sell for GASH ONLY
from the 1st of January.
Best Goods at the Lowest
Prices.   O. O, D.
To My Numerous Patrons.
I extend my .sincere- good wishes for a Bright and
Prosperous New Vear, and take this opportunity of
thanking you for your liberal patronage, which "has-
been such as to warrant my securing l"or the: spring and
summer trade of 1808 a larger and more complete "stock
of Shelf and Heavy Hard ware than has ever been
shewn in ltevelsliike.
Cash: paid io.- Ttir.e."' yy"_y _:;:'-*--:,^^'*-'^-';;'
.Minors* unci r-reisiiecitbi-s' Tniils ti"Si.et.-iiiltj-.'':
Alsei li.fi'il till ne of *lliiu'Su'_iiillea.-'.'.'.-'''"������-:'
_W. M. Lawrence,
Hardware and Tlnsmithing.
Gurney's Heating and Coolc Stoves.
Shelf and Heavy Hardware.
TIN
SHOP.
h:. -w. ���32-o-cT"M:_A.-isr-3,' *EJ-Eao*E-*Eai^iTo*i--.
LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. v658.
M$   r>,"fK__' 'r !ll,,:',i,,,l~" "re- he'd  in  th
Cr^-�� -���'���.' "' SV ',1.,!-'.'.,��y--or "iicl, inonili ���t
'K**-.'^". I -I'.Pin.    Viailiiisbrutliruiio.ielially
inviiea
Adair, W.M.
T. J. Graham, R.
ELLIS & GROGAN,
Insurance, Commission and Mining
Brokers.
Aici.'iils for the; Queen  Kire' Insiifiiiii-o'Co".
.".;...America.'. .���';.-������:���. :.:oy.���.������'..������-.'    ,.   -
Ke'prciscntcel by'VV.' Morris,"It'evelKtoite.''    ,  (iiu.I
"NOTICE
Koof-
NJO'l'Il'IC is hci-eliv: i;ivon . lhat  tliirtv  elays
:Ly \ after elate 1 will apply to the 'KiipciHlitiry
Muicistriite for tin:.Norlh liiiliiifctif''"
eiiay fur   iicrinissieiu   to   irnnsfcr  mv   llqii
license to Vv. l5..1'ool.':-".'
:,.,.' -i.       ;,:]!AHHAHA;CIj.VIIK
Itevelstoke, Dec. 2ll.h, 1S07. . ,      ,   - ! : !
THOS. K. .-[clXNIOS.
CANADA.
PI-OVLYCF  OF  HKITISH   COLU.M-
IJIA.
I>:
from 1
it is!'
miles .
Or. Th-nr*
r*or Sale
ic."i-.i. f/ir ??t*I.*
LOST
:i tie.
'Ai.j.ly;
a. K.!
ly-iSt j
VICTOi: IA, l.y lie; (irnc-e of Coel, of the Unileil
Kini:iJe)iii eif Circal Mritiiiii ami Ireltinel,
Que--.:!!, Iie.fc'lliler of lliej l-'aith, e:(e*., e:te:.,
'���te-.
To Our fiu'tliful the Monibcrs e:le.-e-toel to serve
in li:r Legislative' jVsst.tnbiy of Onr I'ro-
viin-i! e.i IJri;fjli (Viilinnbia lit Our City of
V'lei.'.rlei -(.'I'.KKriMi.
���Ih-   !-'
Ar-lJJl'
"I'I  bsngli;. j"
lanrniiijf to I
11.
A I'HOC LA .MATI ON.
iim's   l!ay
they abandoned il in favor eif  I be' Kel-
inotitoii and Alli.-ib.-ise.-ii Landing ifjute.
A. (i. SjiiTir,
Dujaity Ait(>riii.-y-(.|(!)iernl.
VVIIKHKA8 VV*c are eleisireins anel  rosolveel, ns
{.te.oa  nn iiiiiv- "��'_.', -to  me:i:t  C)ur people of Our
MANNERSl''""''"1'"  "'   "ntltli  CoIuiiiWii, anil to  have
their Aeivice: Iji Our Legislature:
N'OVV  KN'OW  V'K, Unit for divert causes"anei
e'eniiei.if,ratieinK, an.l uikinic into e-einsielnriitioii
In I.iitfn, f-rene-h.   tin- "enc ,vn.| e-oiivcriieiie-e: of Our IdvIiik si
'iel, Mw-hni, e.oe,.   j,.,.t_.  ���t. imv,; thouKlit fit,  by nml viitli !
Iiei Iir,��.lck'"-(.lll|j-. Hllviee-     '   '
- iDiiiTi-.al Kiibjea't" for   rine-cof Isrllish (
wllr'lpupil:! nelvaneeil ��� nri'1 bv II
NOTICE.
N*(')tie:c is hereby ic'von that application will
be niaile : to the- l.c^ishitive jVsseinbly iif tlie
I'rovlnce of British Coiiuubia. at its next session, for il I'ri vute hill lo Incorporate a Kail-
way aiiii C'eileiiiix.titiein (lompitny to iuiilil.ei|Ufp-
iiiariutiiii nml operate; a line nr linesof railway from some . point at eir near the lieiiei 01'
steiiiiibont navi^alinn on the Skeena Itlver;
IhiMie-e hv lhe most leii.-ibli: route- 10 11 point at
or neiii- tlie Vellow. Ileuil I'liss,' eir in the:'alternative to some point ou the e'listci-n. Imuutliiry
eif ihe I'rovbiee of ilriiLsh Columbia Iiy way o"f
lh-: I'aisiiip Itlver. with power te) e.ilcuil tlie:
salel tine from the slitrilnic point .elown to the:
moil I li (if tile: saiel .Skeeiuii .Uivcr; anei also 10
aulhorise anel e.iniiower the coiiipiuiy to huilel
from ' time 10 time lirune-li lines to 'fariiiiii^
hujels nnel te.i irroups of uihies unil cone^entra-
) tiir.s froin any of the above mentioncel lines of
rail wiiy-H. suerli hranifli .lines not 10 exe'Ciee!
thirty miles in lenictli; with power to bnilil
tclcici-upli anel tele'iihoue lines, anel tei eeiiiip
unit opernle thosiiiil railway nnel its brant'lies,
anil to eree't. nnel maintain nil necessary works
for llie iceticrntion anel transmission of'elee-tri-
cily or power within tlie area of the operations
of the sulel lOMiipiuiy. nnel jipwer to builel,
nt al 111 nf 11 anel eipe!rale wharves, *eloe:ks tuul
steiiiuboats, saw-mills, anel ae!e]iiire water privi-
leitos, 10 e'onstmet elanis, flumes,- etc., for lin-
[iroviii^ .ami iiicreiisini; tlie water privileges,
anel to make traiiie: eir oilier arraii(.e-
inenls with railways, .steamboats Or other companies, ami for all oilier usual nnd iiee:essiiry
powers, riidit*- or privileges for, the purpose of
n railway anei colonization company.
HODWISLIj. IKVIN<"..t DUI'T,
Solicitors for Applicants.
Victoria, li. ('.., 2tth November, A.I). 1897.
elee: I fit w
N DON
<\"iw\,<v.i<!-
���.nd'ijij is ;
���>f pi.-r.i!4
.itir-",   '���
, llO'l   t-Tileil
tei
nti- e.f j
lie-
Customs Statistics
The amount of (iii'v collected at I hi-:
outport foi Ihe last six montliK of I'bT
was \2.i)'i2 2."). For llu: same period in
ISIlfi il was $(},fi2f).'.t.). This large increase has Laken place: in spite of I hi.*
fact thai, in July. IS97, Nakusp vvas
created it separate! out port. The total
amount'collected in I8!)7 was' .$*"0.'180.8'"
or uWii-ly $1.70f) a iiiiuit ji 011 an average. The dislrict. covered by llie
Revelstoke: ollice extends east nearly
jto Golden, west, nearly to Kit in loops,
aiiel south to Nnkns|). ft. takes in
points along the Khusw.-ip and Okanagan line almost as far as Vernon. ,
ii                    -                             '   '
mi;
ni.lE; .'Iri.'.-.'.s in e-i
adults.   Vfjnn_< iitkI Lae;
in elementary .-nLj.-'ft...
Rf.fvp.exci-::-! f.iiVKs,. TK'p.M.s: .'.Iom-miatk.  ^
(:iass-I:oom: rirr.e'dter bulleliiiic. __cinlni
J. Harris *& Co.,
CaJgary, Alta.
WIIOI.KH.VIjK   I)UAIji:)tS   I.V
OATS,   HAY
aiid Chopped Fejed.
OirloHt!.-; shipped on nlmrl notU'O.
Correspoiul-jiicc soliritoil. Ujatf
. , . Our lovini; suh
j Jf'-ti. ne hiiv*, th'tii^Jit fit, by tind uitii the
j ml\I������������!>{ (n~r Kx'TtitJvij Oniiwil uf tin* I'ry-
lumbiji, t��.�� Itorohy convoke,
iir-xi-nH enjoin \o,i. niir! each of
>-(��n, 1h.11 on I liursila;-, tho 'rentli day ui the
inunth of rf-hnmry. onf: thouf-aiifl ei-jlit liun-
flrcd iuu\ niiiety.'-rjitlit, yon nteet Us Jri Onr
-aifl I..*'s_ri��lH(,'urJ or T��rli/nnent of Onr .suld
iTf-viiKc. tit Onr Cftv of Victoria, TOR THK
IM-TATCIf OK Iii-'SI.N'KS.-'. to Irpnt. i!o. net.
arifl f'onclndL' uprt'n thoxe ihlmr"- which in onr
! r.f:'(cWI��ttir<! of tni.'Provinei* of Itritirth Coltirn-
j hin. hy th*-(V-mmon ���'onncil of Our .-.nhl I-rn-
I vlwf* tuny, hy thi' favour i��f O/.*!, he ordnineM.
IS Tk-itimonv WiiKiifxtp, We hftvc.j cfliiscd
the'f Our Lottor-* tu h" ni'i'Ie J'ateiit,
an*) tht: Oroat i-iea.l of the sni��I f'roviiurc
to he hcrountu mli.\ed: Witness'.'the
Honourable Thomas K. AfclNNF-s, hien-
turoint-Oovernor of Our sn'ul I'rovince
of Hritish t-'olumhin. in Our City of
Victoria, in Our said Province, this
thirtieth day of Deeemher. in the year
of Our f.ord one thousnml efjfht hundred and ninety-seven, ��nd in the
sixty-first year hf'Osir reign.
Uy Comnumd.
JA.MKS BAKER.
Provincial Secretary.
"���J��2t
,, Notice
Notice is'hereby given that npplicalion -vvill
he made to the J_,egislatIvo 'Assembly of the
province of IJritish Columbia at it.s next ses
��ion for tin Aet to incorporate The Mountain
Tnimwny and Klectrie Company, with power
lo construct, Hcjuiro diifl operate ropeway-i
and trannvnys-for tranKi?orlntion of freight
from points on or near tne Nakusp it Slocan
KaiJwav and branches thereof to mines and
tninerul ciaims in the McOnigan Camp and
Wiiitewater IIrsIu and elsewhere in the district through which said rnilwnynnd branches
pass or will pass., and from points on the
Columbia it Kootenay Railway, Crow's Nest
line, constructed or to be constructed, and
branches thereof in the mining districts of
_Ka��t and West Kootenny, in mines and mineral
claims in the districts through which said
Itniiwuy.s nnd branches respectively pass or
will pass; ami to construct, acquire *and operate work'* and plant to generate and supplv
heat, light and electricity in the s-aid Districts
and elsewhere in the Province, and to dispose
of such heat, light and electricity; and to acquire und hold all kinds of real and personal
property, together -with the power to expropriate lands and all other powers, and", privileges that may, be riecessarw incidental or
advantageous to the full exercise of the powers
hereinbefore mentioned.
Dated this llth day of December, 1S97.      *
DAVIS, MARSHALL, MACNEHX <fc ABBOTT,
9-t-lUl ���Solicitors for applicants.
If you  wh��|. (-"tuployniont., or
looking for ,-i housj tci.ront
when yon vohvh Vttucfjuvcr
npply tt\i\m
Vancouver Employment and
House Renting Agency.
:���#! Hustings St., Wost.
Harry  Edwards,
-Taxidermigt
Third
Street,  just   east
School Hous:*.
of   the
Uuer Heads, Ilirels and Animals, etc., preservcel
nntl iiieiiintejil, .Mail Orilejr.s proi'iptly
titti'iulcel lo. "dim
TOVS
Photographs, Cards,
Fancy Goods, Japanese Ware and Bric-a
Brae in endlessjvariety.
See our performing
Butterflies.
ENGLISH   TOBACCOS,
SMOKER'S
REQUISITES.
Cigars in small boxes of 25  each.
C. J. AttAN
Kevelstoko Station.
THE PIONEER
PAINT SHOPvj
BlKKEV it NOIUUNGTO".",
PBOritlETOKS.
Up-to-date Signs and Fine I'aperhanging
a 'specialty.'' Graining, Hardwood Finishing, Kalsomining and General hpviue
Fainting.
A Shave
A Haircut
A Bath
Smoking Tobacco
Chewing Tobacco
Choicest Cigars
Big- Assortment..	
Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.
.a- DivroK/G-A-iNr
"    Tonsorial Artist;'
Frost Steeet, Reteistoke.
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