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 -ISSTJE3D   TWIO-E-A.-WE-EK ��������� "VT'BIDIi-THSI'A.YS    -A-HSTID    S-A-TTTIE^IXAJSrS-  Vol.  II.    No.  1.  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1898.  $2.00 a  Year in. Advance.  Shoppin  by Letter  fc ���������t'IIE first thing wise people think o������ &  8) I     when ordering goods by liin.il is tho S  8". capacity for business of thoso thoy write A  i������ to. The reputntii.il vva enjoy for prompt- JJ  ������ Ben raa-ce* our Mail Order trade forgo )i  |$ ahead at a gratifying rate.                         K-,  |5   Our Specialties ���������!-������*-  Groceries Dry Goods  Liquors Boots and Shoes  Cigars Men's Furnishings  Crockery Tailoring  Dressmaking  Request* for prica tista ond samples  receive prompt attention.  Hudson's Bay Stores,      ^  ....Calvary.... j������  Haig & Crage  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^"^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  CALL AND INSPECT OUR...  Silverware  New Designs  Fancy  Goods  from New Yohk.  AT GfclY BARBER'S,  -   -   .   -��������� ...o. p/.h.'Watcr Inspector.  Old Jrwkij.ei'.y Ptoi:k.  THE LOST MINE RACKET  An   Old   Prospector's   Opinion on   This  Glittering Image of Mining Life.  " Well," said M'ic, " In all my experience, which   has   been   a   long one, I  don't think that I have   ever been iu a  mining camp yet, without there was  some yarn about a lost   mine or placer  digging in it.   I have come to the conclusion that in many cases the area, in  which thesupposed claim wasisso small  that it must have  been  discovered, if  there was anything iu it.   But   I have  iievor known  of one being found yet  and 1 have decided that it i.s  a saving  both  of time and   money to let these  lost claims alone and  go  to work to  hunt up ii claim of one's own.   When  I was at Wrangel a deathbed disclosure was made by an old prospector to  a druggist there whom I know well, of a  claim lying halfway between Wrangel  and  Juneau   back   of the first range,  where at the mouth of a creek emptying into a small lake, the dying man  had   picked, up, coarse gold hy hand.  Over fifty parties must have gone out  to look for this place first and last, and  though the area was limited, being a  strip of country  about 20 miles long,  no one ever struck it, though two men  claimed tii have found  the  lake.   The  story got into the New York papers  about two  years ago and there was a  wild hurrah over it.    One  smart New-  Yorker organized a company to bunt  up  tlie  claim   and   then skipped out  with  the   boodle.    It   vvas curious too  that   the  dead  miner   believed in  it  himself all  right enough, as when he  died at Wrangel he was intending to  start for the claim.   But it was never  found.   And I  have never known of  one of them that was."  A  RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,  Barrister. Solicitor, &c.  Notary Public.  Office upstairs In Sr.iItli'H block. Pacific Avo.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,  B/xmsTiiit, Solicitor, Notary ri-m.ii-. Etc.  Revelstoke, B.C.  ��������� ~ot������-  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of c'anaila._  ..   JOHN D. SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate Broker.  Notary Public.  Agent for: Equitable Savings, Lonn <*.- Tiuileling  ' Association,      "-'ire Insurance, the be.-t e*om-  pantes. ���������   OOcc: First St.. opposite Union hotel,  KEVELSTOKE STATION".  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Engineers. Piiovincial Land  Surveyors.  Accountants and General Agents,  Nelson and Rosuland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  P. C. Gamble, J. P., M. Inst. 0. E., M. Can. Pop.  C. E., P. L. 8. for B. C, (late Kcsldent Engineer Department of Public Work*; in  Canada in II. C) Nelson. B. (.:.  F������i_*cis J. O'REitLV, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., P. L. S.  for B. C. Rossland. B. C. 3jlytf  Look out forj^  C. B. Hume & Co.'s  New Advertisement  in this column next  issue.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The petition to the Provincial Hnuse  to incovparati*. this town   is   being circulated  with   great  success.    So   fur  only  about a dozen  ratepayers have  refused point blank to sign it.    It will  not be possible to put the  (jiti'sUcm   to  eveiy ratepayer on the  list.    A  number of theni are ont of town,  and  will  have to  submit   to   the   vote   of   the  majority of the resident ratepayers,  the same way as  non-residents do in  any municipality.    Even among those,  who have not signed, not all are directly opposed te the  project.   Some  declared themselves as neither for nor  against it, while others,  though  they  approve of the idea,   will  not play in  the   incorporation committee's backyard any more, because they think incorporation should have  been  carried  out  a   year   ago.     Neither    position  recommends itself to  the Herald ns  a particularly   farsighted one, but the  fact   that   there   are   people   holding  them,      shews    that       the       direct  opposition        to       incorporation     is  very   limitedi    ndeed.       The    Herald    has    not     hesitated      to , express its opinion that in  with-holding  tlie petition from the  people so  long,  the committee were simply balking at  bogies of their own creation and  were  traversing the wishes of the majority  of the ratepayers.   The readiness with  which the petition has met with signature is abundant proof that our position was the right one.   A nd.we have  not the smallest  doubt   that   in   the  long run, even the present opponents  of incorporation will recognize that in  advocating incorporation for this place  tho Herald whs promoting tbe best  interests of the town and  that events  will   prove  that  o'lr anticipations  of  the benefits to result from it were not  over sanguine or exaggerated.  The Mail wants to know- why the  Herald advises Mr. Turner's friends  in town to put the river bank protection case before him and Mr. Bos-  toe-k's Liberal supporters to apply a  gentle pressure to him to take* the  same matter up again. In the fairy  dreamland in which the Mail has its  existence such advice sounds no doubt  crude and coarse. Still in practical  politics as at present constituted in  tliis Doiniinion the cold fact remains  that the political friends of any government are the people, who can put  the most effectual screw on it. This  state, of affairs may not be. exactly in  accordance with the ethics of government as expounded in the text books.  Hut it will be found a fairly sound  working rule to apply all the same.  _We_are_iiol_tal'ing_(-uite_so_m(ich stock  as we used in ethics anyhow. Common  horse sense conies pretty near being  good enough for this great moral  semi-weekly family educator.  MINING ENGINEERS  MEET AT VANCOUVER FROM  ALL OVER THE DOMINION.  The Hall Mines Smelter Representative  Declares That Slocan Ores Cannot  be Profitably Treated Except in the  States. ��������� But Trail and Boundary  Creek Ores Can be Cheaply Smelted  on This Side. ���������Mrs. Sternaman Granted a New Trial.  (Special to the Hekald )  Vancouvei". Jan. 10.���������Mining engineers and mining men from all over  the province and as far east as Halifax and Ottawa met at the call of the  officers of the B.C. branch of the Federate Mining Institute tonight. Mr.  Black more of Halifax, presided. It  was explained that 400 mining engineers, composing the association,  had allied themselves to shape mining  legislation in Canada and prevent wild-  catting, etc. Six papers ' were read  which vvill be discused at length at the  general meeting of the entire society  in Alontreal next month. K. A. Hurt-  ley, manager of the Hall mines smelter, stated in his paper that the best  and only way to treat the lead on*, of  the Slocan country was to reduce it to  matte and ship to the states, and that  it would not pay to refine it in Canada.  As regards Rossland a 500 ton plant  with coke* at $1"! a ton could .smelt ore  at $2.93. This statement caused much  criticism. He said also that !?lt ore  could be made to pay profitably in the  Boundary country and that with the  abundance ol fluxing ore found there  the. cost of smelting would not be  more than $2.75 ton. The other  papers rend were on Mining Machinery  by, Howard,AVest; Mining Laws by  J. F. Moncton; Practical Cyanide  Work in Australia byA.S. Edgscombe,  and Mining Laws by Frank Lorens.  -Montreal. Jan." 10.������-A 'cablegram  says that the ,Daily Alail .of- Loudon,  Eng., has acnlunin and a half - article  on the Pacific cable, urging its completion fiom Vancouver to England.  Neva- York, .Tan. 10.���������Closing quotations yesterday : Silver, 5G~; Copper,  $10:75; Lead, $3.55.  Ottawa, Jan. 19.���������Airs. Sternaman,  who was to have been hanged on  Thursday, is to be given a new trial.  BEATEN JO DEATH  An Old Man Brutally ;Murdered Near  the C. N. Pass.  Word bus been received here that an  old man named Smyth, who owned a  small ranch near .Garnetl's ranch below the springs, was brutally murdered a fevv duys'.iigo. J t scums that he  vv.-i-i riding in his sleigh when three  men insisted that be should carry  them. He refused and they assaulted  him. beating him in a most ferocious  and inhuman manner, (gouging out  one eye, kicking liis nose off and other  wise mutilating his body. The assailants made their escape and the old  mnn was found, hut nothing could bu  done to- save him, and he died after  lingering two days in great agony.  The. assault took place near the loop,  about ten miles from the Pass. The  mounted police were notified and a  vigorous search was instituted. Alonday night word was received here that  three parties who answer the description had been captured and that there  existed little doubt but Unit they were  the right men.��������� International, Warrt-  ner.  ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Draying and .Delivery Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a moment's notico.  Agent (or tho Standard Oil Company. ~  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  Studio: Douglas Street.  Revelstoke,   -    -    -    B.C.  Sdtf  A HAMILTON LADY  Permanently cured of catarrh. Japanese Catarrh Cure cures. Aliss Lela-  tourel of 187 Alain St., East Hamilton,  writes : Japanese Catarrh Cure cured  rne of a long standing case of catarrh.  I have tried nearly all other remedies,  but they only relieved temporarily.  Since using Japanese Catarrh Cure,  about one year ago, my catarrh has  not troubled ine. Sold by W. A.  Griffiths & Co., 50 cents.  On account of the large proportion  of menthol in Magic Liniment, yon  ���������will find it invaluable for headaches,  neuralgia, toothache nnd all pains.  "Magic Liniment is superior to all  others.   For sale hy  t_^>W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  DncaaisTS, Kevelstoks.  Warning  This is to notify the public of  Revelstoke and vicinity that the  undersigned vvill made it warm  for them, if they visit their  tailoring emporium and inspect  their immense and well selected  stock of ready-to-wear clothing.  The holidays are over, but this  only tends to reduce nrices and  thus keep up to the holiday standard.  Boys' Suits a Specialty.  Suits from $5.00 up.  R. S. Wilson,   The Tailor.  Kcvclstokc Station.  CONTEMPORARY OPINION  ALL LEAD TO DAWSON.  The multiplicity of new routes to  the Klondyke would indicate that.all  roads lead to Dawson, but as Air.  Oliver says���������and he ought to know,  having lived, moved nnd had his" being  iu Klondyke routes for the last six  months���������the Edmonton route is the  best. Nobody yet knows for a fnct  Unit it is even a possible route after a  certain point,"but is is esprit du pays to  say it, anyhow.���������WetHskiwiii Free  lattice.  A   DEATH IJED RErENTENCE  While it is gratifying to note the  stand taken by Mr. J. Al. Kellie, AL P.  P., it is to be regretted that he did not  see the error of his ways sooner, for,  considering the close proximity of ii  general election, his action does not  savor of that of a man in whom we  con place much confidence, and it  would be well for his constituents to  give his actions due consideration, and  as they had resolved not to re-elect  him as a government supporter, they  should still "let him flicker." We  have no faith in death bed repentance  for the purpose of effecting a cure, for  they show the spirit of the ooward.���������  Barkerville correspondent of the Inland Sentinel.  THE ORPHAN BOY  Presumably the Orphan Boy undertaking will in due course be reorganized, and the claim for the first time  really tested. This, too, let us hope,  after the experience of the past by  straigbtforwaid and efficient methods.  And the present chief controlling  owners of the Orphan Boy will act  equally justly and expediently if they  do something for the former stock-  holders. by whose loss they will gain  very considerably if tbe Orphan Boy  should prove���������.is some still think it  will���������a mine.'���������Alining Critic.  The   Empee  and  the Kootenay  Smail.  The Kmpeu and tlie Kootenay Smnil  Went walking with the band  They wept like anything to" think  =���������The time-was near.at hand _-.-������������������ -���������=������   "If 1 resign," tho Empee said,  Who can we get to stand ? '"  "Could we elect for Itevelstoke  ,    A man to nit this .year ���������  From our hotel, do you suppose '!  We scarcely could, 1 fear."  "I doubt it," said the Kootenay Smail,  And shed a bitter tear."  "The time has come," the Enipccsaid,  To speak of government;  Why linker took no notice of  The letter that I sent;  How .Mister White his ollice Rot  And what he pays for rent."  "To see him walking In and out ���������  It starts my wrath a rising,  If you call this a government.  Its really most surprising." - -  The Kootenny Smail said uothlug but  "I'd liko their advertising." -  "O People" said the Kootenay Small,  "Just listen what 1 say;  What wc shall do I eiiii'l conceive,  If Empee goes away,  The Hkrald wants Empee to go  Please auk Empee to stay."  "j\. Kossland person might get in.  Those Kossland men arc bad;  j\nd we shmilh all disfranchised be,  Novv vvouid not that be sad ?  The naughty Herald doesn't care;  It makes uie feel so mad."  "The Herald seems to think besides  That no one else can edit;  And treats tho Kootenay Smail as If  No person ever rend it.  It makes me wild to see it go  On taking all the credit."  So week by week the Kootenay Smail  The same old talc gets out.  "Don't watch the naughty IIkkald's smoke  Hut hear tho good Small spout."  The people woiieler what the deuce  The aoi.se is all about.  "     BOARD OF TRADE  General Meeting and Election "of Officers.���������Mr. Hearn is the New President. '   -  Tho annual meeting of "the board of  trade was held .last night in the new  court room. At a special meeting  held first the following new members  weie elected : Alessrs.'I. T. Brewster,  G. T. Mallorv, T. A. Pippy. T. E. L.  Taylor. W. B. Pease, J. H. Woodside,  Thos. Downie, Jno. Hutchison, \V. Al.  Lawrence. .lohn Aikenhead, C. E.  Held, T.-Downs. Alemhcrs elected last  year but not notified will be considered as new members from this meet ing.  Air. IT. A. Brown, who as Vice President, filled the chair of the inieeting,  introduced the annual report with a  short and pithy speech in which he  mentioned-tho assured*-removal of the  Donald simps to KeveUtoUe which"  would bring 22 families to this town",  besides a huge number of employes  and the opening np of the river to  Laporte and perhaps by the construction of a three mile tram way a great  deal further, as events to wliich the  board might look forward this year.  The financial statement shewed a  balance in hand of $18.76 and together  with the annual report, which we publish in another column, was adopted.  FINANCIAL STATEMENT.  Receipts on hand  $    2.80  Subscriptions"1:. ��������� ."."*.". ���������"."���������: ���������" ���������120.00  MR. COURSIERJN HIMSELF  To llie Keliieir ot tlie Hkrald:  Siii :���������In your comments lust. Saturday on a letter from Air. F. Fraser  you insinuate that I was implicated in  the compilation, if not the sole author  of the above mentioned communication. Now, Sir, no one knows better  than yourself that at. the lime of  handing you the epistle in question,  I plainly and straightforwardly explained the circumstances by which  it passed through my hands. 1 therefore consider your remarks relative  thereto were* as uncalled for as your  presumption was groundless. Surely  legitimate items of real interest are  not so scarce that a simple act of  courtesy must be miscontrued to furnish matter for almost a column of  un philosophic accusations.  Yours truly,  H. N. Coursier.  [Mr. Coursier's conscience must be  an uneasy one. The Herald simply  stated that he brought in the communication signed by Mr. Fraser,  open in his hand. What the Heilvld  did not-add, though it might have,  was that the letter vvas scarcely in the  editor's hands, . before Air. Coursier  launched out into a defence of the  position taken by the writer that by  publishing the extract from the Times  the Hekald endorsed its contents.  He certainly knew the drift of the  communication, tr say the least of it,  and was in sympathy with it to the  full extent of being very anxious to see  it published. This coupled wilh the  further remarkable circumstance that  the written signature of the letter vvas  placed three inches below its type  written contents, a very unusual position for a signature, to put it mildly,  led the Herald to suspicions about  the exact source of the communication, which in our opinion were entirely justified by the circumstances.  However, Air. Coursier, denies having  anything to do with it; except in so  far that.it wi-ssenb_.toJjini_wi_d_thaD_lie  fetched it over, anil Air. Fraser asserts  lhat he was the sole author, and tliere  is an end of it.���������Ed. Herald.]  AT THE COST OF WAR  THE CHINESE DOOR WILL BE  KEPT OPEN TO THE TRADE  OF THE EMPIRE.  British Interests Will be Protected ali  Over the World.���������The Great Strike  of Engineers in the Old Country Ended.���������Germany Settles Her Difficulty  With China.��������� Negotiations for the  Purchase of the Trail Smelter.���������Rossland and Kaslo Ports of Entry,  (Special to the Herald.)  London, Jan. 10.���������Signor Nicolini,*  the husband of Madame Patti, is" dead.  AIontreal, Jan. 10.���������The British  American company is negotiating"  with Air. Heinze for the purchase of  the Trail smelter and the Western  railway.  Liverpool, Jan. 10.���������The Chamber  of Commerce gave a banquet this  evening to the Right Hon. Joseph  Chamberlain. In his speech Chandber-.  lain said that the government would  protect British interests throughout  the empire, and- that aid will be given'  the West Indies to support theni  to  Total   EXPENDITURE.  Outstanding accounts from '00  Salary secretary   Stationery   Advertising and printing   Postage .'   Telegrams   Aliscelhuicotis   Balance on hand   $122.S9  $ 40.30  34.00  .75  10.00  3.00  o.i a  1.25  -18.70  Tho Canadian Pacific railway will  run an excursion from all points on  their direct line to St. John, N. B.  thence to Southampton, there taking  s. 8. Tartar sailing Feb. 1st or s.s. Athenian Feb. 10th. for "Vancouver, B, C.  via Cape Horn returning to starting  point. The fare for this round trip  has been set at $300, meals and berths  included for the entire journey except  from "Vancouver .to the Atlantic sea-  hoard and across England. This is  just for one trip, till the Tartar and  Athenian are being brought out from  England to Vancouver for the Yukon  trade. '  Total"    " $122.80  The board then proceeded with the  election of officers. Air. A. R. 11.  Hearn, manager of tho Imperial Bank,  was proposed for president by Air. II.  N.Coursier and elected by acclamation.  He thanked the meeting for the honor  in a fevv well chosen words and took  the chair, vacated by Air. Brown. Air.  II. N. Coursier was then elected Vice-  President and Air. C. E. Shaw secretary, both by acclamation. The following nine councillors were then  chosen by ballot out of fourteen nominations: Alessrs. F. B. Wells, Dr.W.  B. AleKcchnic, Percy Chapman, T. L-  Haig, W. Cowan, John Abrahamson.  I. T. Brewster, Wm. Brown, T. E. L.  Taylor. V  Air. 11. A. Brown mentioned that all  members of the board were privileged  to attend council meetings and the  council were anxious to sec them  tliere. '  The secretary was instructed to  notify new members of their election  and that all fees are due within the  first month alter election. As a great  many members are believed to have  been elected without notification,  gentlemen who have been put up for  election, but not notified would confer  fer a favor by communicating with the  secretary. It was also decided to print  tlie financial report. A hearty vote  of thanks was passed to Alt*. II. A.  Brown, the retiring vice-president,  and another to the outgoing council.  The meeting then adjourned. .  THE GREAT JORNE LEDGE  Some Facts About Another   Promising  Lardeau Property.- ,  This ledge is situated at the headquarters of the north fork of the Lardeau river, and there are upwards of  twenty claims staked on it.-' Of the  following good claims you hear or  read.vory little, viz., The Boss.. Jenny  Lind. Ski, Rob Roy, Highland Chief"  Centre Star. Yankee Girl, Iron Horse.  Canadian Girl. Celtic, aud others.  The trend of this vein is noith west  and south east, aiid dips about 55  degress to the west. 'The vein shows  a big iron capping carrying galena,  and wherever any work has been done  and the capping removed, large bodies  of ore are exposed. Assays made of  ore from different claims give from  00 to 250 ounces-silver, upwards of 60  percent, lead, and S4 gold. The vein  varies from two to five feet in width.  It appears on the slope of the Little  Duncan and a group of three claims  staked on it are known as the Holy  Aloses Group. Thence across Gainer  creek, the head of the south fork of  the Lardeau river, then over the summit and across the headwaters of  Haley creek, and down the west side  of Lake creek, in all a distance of  about twenty miles.  What is n.ieeled to bring the above  mentioned claims into the front rank  as producers is tin: investment of a  niiall amount of capital in the construction of -'works," to treat the ore,  at the mouth of either Gainer creek,  Surprise creek, Pass creek, or the  main north fork of lhe Lardeau river.  That portion of this district nature  has generously supplied wilh water-  power, also a boundless stock of fine  timber.��������� l'rout Like Tropic.  against the sugar bounties.  Ottawa, Jan. 19.���������Rossland and  Kaslo are to be made chief ports of  customs.  London, Jan. 10.���������The strikers are  giving in. The .attitude, of the . employers remains unchanged.  Glasgow,   Jan.   19.��������� The   striking; ���������  engineers are resuming work,  London, Jan. 19.���������Sir Michael Hicks.  Beacli has pleased Britain by his plain -  statements    regarding   China.   - The-  Chinese door must be kept open  even} ���������  at the cost of war.  Washington,   Jan.   19.���������Germany-  has settled with China.   Germany will" ���������  have a 30-mile belt at Kiao Bay. tind ,.'  all  ti-oops outside   this ��������� belt ..will.. be".*  withdrawn;*,'---1The* two   niui-derers .'of .'.  German missionaries are to be hanged .  and missionary work fostered by the   -  building  of   churches  and   in   other-  ways. ,  THE WAVERLEY MINE  Three Carloads of Ore   to . be  Shipped'  to Swansea, England.      ,';  Three   carloads   of , ore  from, the-  Waverley are to be shipped from Al- -  bert  Canyon   to Swansea,  Eng., im--"  mediately, this being   the first ship-   -  iiientan(Lbemg_abotit.-60_tons._=.-The-j=i  ore is being rawhided about four miles-,  from the mine to the foot of the sum-'- '  mit of the divide, between  the south  .-_  fork'and Downie creek, and is hauled,  the rest of the way, 25 miles on sleighs.  There are nine   two   horse  and  two ���������  four horse sleighs going all the time- .  and they fetch out 18 sacks of ore .to  each two horse team, which make the-  latter part  of   the   trip.     There   are-  stated to be 100 sacks  of   ore   at   the-  simunit  and  200  at  the farm".   The  te'iimstake  supplies  back  on  the   rp-:  turn trip, in order that there may  be*-  a good stock of provisions at the mine, -  in the event of liny difficulties on  the  road in the spring.   There are said to  be five men working on the Waverley.,.  DIED  AIohhan���������At Kevelstoke. on Friday,  January 11th. 1808, Alary, infant  daughter of Airs. a:i(l Airs. J. A.  Slorgan, aged 7 month-".  The Victoria Colonist h:i3 published  a special number dealing with the  mining resources of the province and  the Yukon gold field s. The number is  well illustrated with views in Victoria  and the mining districts.  On the Big Five active operations  are novv being prosecuted with very  favorable results. This property which  is owned by Alessrs. Hoar, Kirkpatrick  and Carter, was bonded recently to N.  P. Snowden for $50,000. Air. Snowden  is representing an English syndicate,  and it is altogether likelv that a thorough system of development will be  commenced on this group as soon as  he i-ecuras from England.���������Trout Lake  Topic.  Last Night's Social  The social and dance   given by the*  ladies of St. Peter's church .last  night-  in Tapping's   theatre   was very   well  attended.     The   hall  was beautifully  decorated with great taste and- originality of  design.     Cosy cornel's were  devised in unexpected nooks, and the  stage   was   set as a-handsomely furnished drawing room.    The floor was  good and tho music was provided by  Prof.   Le   Paso   and    Air.   F.   Ahlin:  There were about  40   couples in the-  room. and   the dancing was kept up*'  with great vivacity till 4 o'clock in the ���������  morning.   Aliss Corbett kindly played  the music for the extra dances, which  were many, and  her  piano  playing  itself  was   one   of ^the   treats of tho  evening.     Among the ladies present-  were Mesdames W. White, Spraggej..  Hearn, Grogan,   Pease,   Brown, Corbett, Lawrence, Edwards, J. Edwards,.  Crage, Lawson. Robbins, Temple antt  Percy   P.   Clarke   and    the   Alisses  Corbett,   Martin,     McLean.    Brown,  Boult,     Turnross,    Hanb'ury,    Smythe,      Giddings,      Williamson     and  Adair.       The        entertainment      is  universally  spoken  of  as one of the  best ever given in town.    Tho dresses  were many of them   very  beautiful,'  and some of the most handsome were  the work of local  modistes, especially  Airs. W. A. Nettle.  JI Revelstoke   Herald  Published In intorosts of  lift ' -    .  lllecillewaet, Albert.Canyon, Jordan  Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake  ~ " iclllewaet, Albert Canyon, .lore  Pass and Kaglo "ass DlstriotB.  A. JOHNSON..  Propidolo".  O. E, OROOAN .���������...Editor.  A Scml'Weokly Jonruul, jmbllsliod In, tho  Interest* of Rovolstoke and lho surround nn  district, Wednesdays and aalurdajs, makluK  cloaeat connoctlons with.all trains.. _n  Advertising Hates : Display a da. ~1.������ por  columnloch.^".t-)pcrlnclivvlionlnsort''dontltlu  tvaee. Leftai ads. 12c per loon|iare)ll) lino for  llrst insertion: 8c for each additional l~"-*l������~'  I'.oadlnK notices, 15c por lino each lsBue. Uirtn,  ���������damage and Death notices, froo.       .  aubscription Itutcs: By mall or carrier. 82.00  ptr*nniiui;  ~1." (or six months, strictly in  OurVob Department: lilK Hkiiai.t) Job  Department is one-of the boal eiqiillipod  printing offlees in West Kootenay, and .is pro-  pared to exocuto all kinds ot printinR in llrst,  class style at honest priccB. Ono prico lo nil.  No job too laroe-nono too BinaU-for us. alp  orders promptly attended to. Givo ua a trial  on your next order. .  To Correspondent*: XVo invito correspond-  once on any subject of interest to the Kencnil  public, and desiro a reliablo reRulnr correspondent ��������� in evory locality surroundm--.  Rovclstoke. In all cases tho bona fldq name  of the writer must accompany manuscript, on.  not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, t~. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1 All correspondenco must bu legibly  written on one Eide of Uie paper only. .  1. (Jorrespondencc coutaininn personal  matter must be sinned wilh tho pr per num.  ������ 3. Correspondence with reference to any  thinm that haB appeared in another paper  must first bo offered for publication to tbat  paper before it can appear in Thk Herald.  WEDNESDAY,  JAN.    10.      1S0S.  .1   VOICE FROM THE   WEST  A farming exchange thus expresses itself on the policy of the  Liberal government towards , the  western agricultural community.:  The Liberal    Government    has  only itself to blame if it allows  itself to lose valuable ground iu  the west. The farmers of Manitoba  and  the Territories haye not by  any   means   forgotten   the  ante-  election promises of both political  parties-with regard to the duties  on certain necessaries of farming  life.    The   Conservative-* ou   the  one hand   pledged   themselves if  returned to power to ameliorate  the    condition   of    the   western  farmer by the abolition of duties  ou those articles which he found  necessary  in   his   everyday   life.  This   promise   coming    from   the  party of protection ~va~i in some  quarters   regarded  merels'  as an  election dodge for tho purpose of  capturing votes, but it certainly  had the appearance of good faith.  The Liberal party on  the  other  hand had anuonnced themselves as  the   advocates   of   absolute  free  trade, and although many even of  their supporters felt that such a  scheme was not practicable at the  present    time,    yet     that     tlie  Liberals were really the party to  whom the farmer might look with  confidence     for     some     redress.  Accordingly   the    Liberal.-   were  chosen as the friends of tlie farmer  and soreceived the farmers votes.  There is not a settler in Alberta  who    does     not    remember  .the  weight   which  was   attached   on*  ���������ever-y���������platforin-i-to���������the-necessity^  for the reduction of the duty on  agricultural machinery aud binder  twine   and   the  solemu   promises  which were made in that regard  by   both   parties.     The    Conservatives   have   had   no   chance of  keening or breaking the promises  made by them, but an opportunity  was   given    to    the    Liberals   of  carrying out their tariif proposals,  and although  the- general   result  was most disappointing, yet something was attempted in the promised direction.     During tbe last  session of parliament,  legislation  was     enacted   '   which      meant  the   abolition    of    the    duty   on  binder    twine    within     a     fevv  months, and the action of parliament was highly commended by  .the western farmers, who thought  they recognized the thin end of the  wedge.   Prominent Liberal", however,   such  as   Senator   Cox  and  Thomas Ballantyne are now at the  head  of  a   large and   influential  Liberal    deputation    at    Ottawa  urging tbe government   to   Lave  the duty no binder twine retained  in the interests of manufacturers.  It is sincerely to be hoped that the  demand  will   not be accrd"d   to.  but that the government will have  Huflicient    consideration    for   the  forming population in the we*������t, as  well as a proper sense of its own  dignity   to   maintain    the   stand  which it ha" already taken.    Xo  matter   vrhat   government   is   in  power at Ottawa, it should be its  duty   to  make   the    I:������~   of    the  THAT   A'lLANTlC   SERVICE  A fast steamer service between  Canada and the Old Country used  to be one of the planks in the Conservative platform.   It like many,  other    Conservative    ideas   was  taken up and uuttle their own by  the Liberals on their accession to  power.     Soon  after  the   gonernl  election, it was a common tiling to  read in Libvrul newspapers ot tho  groat  progress   wliich    the   new  government was making with the  last service   project.   The Tories  were   taiiutei.   with   having  contented  'themselves'  with   talking  about   it   while    tho    Grits    had  within a low days actually done  what was required.    Mr. Dobell,  when in Kngland would report by  cable of the great progress he was  making,   It was announced in the  party papers that.the Liberals had  achieved success by payment of n  much smaller subsidy than  that  which the Conservatives were prepared   to  pay.     1'iuiilly,   it  was  officially   stated    that    Peterson,  Tait    tvL-    Co.,   the    well   known  steamship owners had secured the  contract, aud as a guarantee  of  good faith were prepared within  60 days after notification by the  government to deposit .C10.000 by  way ot deposit.   After a considerable    period   hud    elapsed   some  interfering person discovered that  Messrs. Peterson, Tait <t- Company  had failed to make the necessary  deposit, aud out of this discovery  was made the further one that the  Petersons were only brokers who  had peddled the government contract round the steamship oi'lices,  but had been unable to place it at  the terms offered.   Then the Conservative journals had quite a lot  of   fun   ac    the    expense   ot the  government, who defended themselves by au announcement a short  time  ago    that   the    deposit   of  ������10,000 had been paid.  Since then nothiug more has  been heard of the matter. Uefore  they were turned out of power  the Conservatives had actually  made a contract with a reputable  firm for the establishment of a  fast Atlantic steamship service.  That contract, which was denounced by the Liberals- as an  outrage, was probably torn up, and  the Peterson arrangement was  substituted. A good year aud a  half has passed away, and the last  Atlantic service is further wvav  than over. Probably the Liberals  are better acquainted with the  necessities of the situation and  with the possible merits of the  Conservative scheme today than  they were a year and a half ago,  when they presumed to criticize it  so harshly.  It would uot beat all unlikely  if they were to find themselves  compelled to adopt the Conservative scheme in its details as  they have already adopted its  principle.  A   WORD OF ADVICE  Tlie Alontreal Stat* contains au  advertisement from the Yukon  Snow & Ice Company auuouncing  nn excursion from Alontreal to  Dawson-. City ,-'��������� including heated  cars all tlio way with meals and  births for tlio paltry sum of  #2(11.70. The excursion is announced to leave Alontreal on  .latmary '15tli mid tho estimated  time between that city and  Dawson is given, lis 2i> days.   The  BITS OF NEWS.  AS OTHERS SE1C IT  In opening up tlie Yukon the  government is lo~ing sight of the  Territories, and ignoring the  necessity for maintaining a force  here. J c is very easy to say a post  is useless and mav with safety be  closed to set men free for service  in the north. Useless it may he in  the eyes of the men in Ottawa:  but to those who know tlie  country it may be a most important preventive station. The  presence "of a very small body of  mounted police has many times  driven horse and cattle thieves out  of a district", and kept the Indians  iu'th"eir-phices"vvhei]-i nclt tied-to-be-  ugly. Battleford is in the centre  of au Indian couutry, and the proposal to reduce the strencth of the  force to a mere detachment is one  that should not be entertained.  That was done once before, and  with what disastrous re*-ult=  history tells. The substitution ot  the militia for the police system in  Assiuiboia aud Alberta, as is  suggested, will prove a failure if  attempted. The country i.- too  sparsely settled, for one thing:  and the machiuerv of its organi/.'i-  tion . does not lit. it for thu j  discharge of the varied and i  onerous duties with which the '  mounted police have in tho. past -*o  successfully coped as to win the j  aoproval and high estimation of [  all competent judges who have ;  =een their work.���������Saskatchewan  Herald.  whole thing scoins so charmingly  easy of accomplishment, and the  incidents of'the journey are so  geographically set forth that a  good many foolish peoplo who are  suffering from an'acute attack of  golil fever may not pause to look  at what is before them.  The  following extract from tho  Daily Colouist of Victoria, B.C.,  concerning the rush by the coast  routes is  not without interest iu  tliis connection:    "Tho rush," says  tho Colonist, ''has begun and every  steamer     going      north      takes  hundreds    of    po'iplc     bent    on  reaching    the ��������� land    of   promise.  What ilo these people  expect to  accomplish?       Where     do     they  expect   to  spend    the   next  few  months?   Tliey cannot hope to get  themselves and their outiits over  the   passes  at  the head of Lynn  Canal.    Itis costing the mounted  police, when they move anything  at all, .'i'i,000a ton to  get supplies  carried a distance of '20 miles. How  can individual miners hope to do  any better?   In fact, we may ask:  How can    individual   miners   do  anything at all.   This rush to the  passes is madness.   There will be  a crush of people there; and while  none   of   them   need   stiller  from  hunger or cold, for they will take j  enough to eat, aud they need not  go far from the sea level, they will  waste their substance in fruitless  effort.     It  is   utterly out of the  question   for   people   to   think of  getting  into   the    Yukon   valley  now by way of the Lynn Canal.  Wc make this statement because  we are satisfied that it is absolutely  true, and because   we thiuk it ti  pity that men should be guilty of  thu insane folly of crowding to a  place    like   Lynn   Canal    at  this  season of tho year.    We repeat, so  as  not to be misunderstood, that  the Colonist is not opposed to the  encouragement of travel by these  routes.     It believes  that if then-  were n dozen more routes into the  Yukon     thoy    would     not    be  sufficient -for the   host that   will  seek  to u*-u them.    By and by it  will  be  possible   to make  use of  these routes: but they cannot be  utilized    now.       Knowing    these  things, it would be little short of  criminal     if   we    permitted    the  northern rush to continue without  giving warning against the delays  and danger.": to be encountered."  The moral i" obvious. The const  paper-' which are certainly not  prejudiced against the coast  routes, are honest enoiurh to tell  the truth about the situation.  The Calgary-lidmonton route has  the advantage of greater safety,  more economy and less unpleasantness than any other route. Those  who are wise will make enquiries  about if before securing their  berths in the sleeper which travels  between the coast aud-insanity,  W. AlcNoisli intends to make a  large addition to his hotel property at  Golden.  Lieiitenant-'jovurnoi' I'ntlersoii. of  Aliuiiloba, is visiting lion. Air. Sifton  at Ottawa.  Arthur Pei'land, of Nelson, has  bought out his pnrtner, "*.'. Timmins,  and will carry on tho business alone.  Judge Dug.'is., of Montreal, piesident  of the commission of inquiry into the  alleged ill treatment of the Crow's  Nest laborers, left for the West on  Alonday.  Three carloads of dogs I'or lhe Yukon  were shipped recently from-Newfoundland and reached Ottawa, on  Saturday last. The importers waited  on lion. Air. Patterson, AI blister of  Customs, to secure free admission but  the minister decided that a duty of 20  per cent must be puid.  The Gowaq-Holteq-Downs  Wholesale dealois in  Ales, Wiqes, pints and Cigars.  FRONT STREET  REVELSTOKE, B- O.  CALGARY MARKETS  Wholesale   Prices   as  They  To-Day  Stand.  Butter (salt) $ 0 20  S 0 (X)  Butter (fresh 1   0 25  0 00  Cheese   ������,,....  0 10 to    0 12."  l*"K_-s..  0 :i,~) to    0 00  Potatoes   0 :*-  0 00  Turnip  Bacon  0 25  0 00  (dry salt)   0   '.)"  0 00  Hav ..  (> on  o :>o  7 00  Oats ..  0 00  Barlev  o no  0 00  Wheat No. 1 Hard   t) 07  0 70  "  No.-."Hard....  o o:-J  0 00  "  No. 3 Hard....  0 57  0 00  ���������'  No. 1 Frosted.  0 50  0 00  .1  No;2 Frosted.  0 -10  0 45  ,i  No." 1 rejected  1 Hard'   0 511  0 00  "  No 2   rejected  .i  2 Hard   0 15  0 00  FERGUSON  The Centre  of the   Lardeau  Mines  TUe  Pioneer  Stores  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RY. CO.  TIES  ' _of  Fepguson  and Ten .Mile  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Aimers' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods,  Every thing  to bo  found in a Roneral store.  -' Post Odlco in connection.  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class iu every respect.    Good accommodation.   Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars afc the liar,    W, J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  Central]"-    located  At our TKN-MILI" Blt-VNCH Storo  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and [all .Minors' and Prospectors' Supplies aro  kept on. hand  .Manager Whyte "f tbe* C. P. Jt. has  left for .Montreal to consult v\ith bis  superiors cm railroad change" alft'Clintr  tbe- We-d.  Deputy Warden Fitzsimmons of  Stony Aloiintain Penitentiary, who  vv.-ii, transferred from New Westuun-  -ier Is lo be .superannuated.  newTi"rT~o' toc'-Tr~ir.~Prriia:s"Reen t'eiilT-"  milted for trial, rliai.gcd with criminal  libel in ihe Province newspaper on  Premier Tinner and Hon. Air. Pooley.  Camm Klett, of Prine-'j Albert, has  received an olf'-rfrom tbe Smithsonian  institute at, W'i-_hinglon to take an  important position in the ethnological  dep--i tment theie.  "film" AIcMicken formerly of   Vv'in-  nipi'2.   the   Cau-idi.in    I'trcn1.   nf   't:u-  (ii.-.tt. Nut tli'jtn railway Im-.   bi'jii appoint i>d I'tne.ji.'iiii alien!, of   (be:   '���������. n>'.  jinny   vvitli    ln-.iileiuai-te-i-H   in   L'mlo'i  I'higl.md. at double hi-.   lormcr sfal.ny.  Tin' ij.n:i, -I    i.'.fei Me'   c.-li.e'   ed'   In-.-  j recent   (iiiible   eli-.ii-.li-r   at    r.e-.riibu).  ; (ml,uii,   lias   in'.'ii   re included.     The  I jury   found   that   the  -ad   occMi-reni-t:  | vv.is   ,'iui'i. ly   aecidi'iieal   and   that   r.o  j blame could be altai-lii'd   to' anv   pei  on.  Tilts Company will pii7 25 Cents each for  TamuracTlcB delivered on its station (-'rounds  i-luiii' of ciiouitibrancca in iiccordtiucc wilh tho  below- mentioned speciticntions:  AllttcB will bo carefully insucctrd, and this  price only will he paid forthouo which como  up to the HpcfiticHtions. und on wliich there is  no claim for Crown ducB.  Parties desiring to cut ties on lands other  tliitn thcit* own must not proceed without  liermit from the ("rown Timber Agent nt  Kdmonton, and in uli cases Crown due's at tho  rate of throe cents por Tie" will bo deducted  from nbovo prico unless a letter Is produced  from tho crown Timber Agent certifying that  Tics arc clear of diiej- Settlers who have cut  'lies eir thoir own or other patented lands  niimt furnish Crown Tiinbe-v Agent with  S'-liiiinctur/ sworn evidence where Tics wero  cut, before ho can Iphuo clearance and before  Company can accont Tioei.  Cedar or Jack Pino TieR will bn taken at a  reduced price according lo the quality. Spruce  will not be accepted at all.  l'artie'-i who propose, delivorincc Ties mnst  aoply to the Company's UKeut nt points where  there is one. for Mto lo pile Ties, and at other  points will apply .fur silo to section foreman.  The Company will send-nn inspector ovot  tho road ai soon ns deliveries are camplctod,,  of which due notice -will be givon lo enable  contractor to he present. Parties delivering  Tien must lurni_.li receipts showing they have  paid all bills for label* anel supplies incurred in  connee'tlon wilh the -vork, anil must establish  their title to the Tics to tho satisfaction of lho  Companj's inspector.  Sl'UCll-lC.VTION I'OP. TIKS.  Tamarac Tien All Tics must bo good,  sound, live taimirac, exactly ciRht (8) feet long,'  cut square ar. each end, six (~) inchesthick. and  at least six (li) inchci on the faco clear of tho  bdrk at the smnllest part; to bo smoothly  hewn, free from shakes and scorn maiks,  perfectly straight, nud must be siiind.  Coder and Jae:k Pine TiC3: All Ties mnst he:  good, _������ound. live Cedar or .lack Pine, exactly  eii-'ht 18) feet long, cut square at. each ond. six  (6i inches thick, and at least six (IJ) inches on  the face clear of bark ac the smallest part; to  be smoothly hewn, free from shakes and score  marks, perfectly straight, and must be sound.  Be Sure and register at thu  BJILMOOL .HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  The   largest; hotel   in  town.  Choico   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Best    accommodation. Kales    SI  Brown & Pool. Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  per    day.  The table is provided with the best  the market affords.     Kates from .$2  to .";��������� per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������  Proprietors.  .Ir.h  ppl.'.uii.   president   of    tht  The difficulty of dealing with  newspaper reports of nnir-cous  divorce cases has been solved in n  very simple manner in Kngland.  The president of thecourt ref'tiesr,*.-  the ������reporters to withdraw and  they dr. ������o, no one caring to rii-ike  himself or his paper unpleasantly  conspicuous bv asserting liis risrht  to_ remain. In connection with  thi*- arrangement -oim* interp������ting  correspondence has just pas'-cd  between the president of the court  and the pre^s. Lord .feur.e wrote:  "I wi-di to express my acknowledgments  to   the   gentlemen   of   the  settler in the-vest le==dini(;ult nnd   pr^s t-or their withdrawal   fro  to assist in opening up the country  by the granting of concessions  wherever possible. The manufacturers of the east have had  their share, the -western worker  should "have his turn ��������� now.' Let  us wait and see.  First Klondyke Aliner���������I hear our  neighbor Spudkins has married rich.  Second Klondyke Aliner. enviously���������  Yes,'they say his bride has an independent fortune of fifty cans of boneless ham and 25 cans of condensed  milk.  John S. Alacdonald, late train des-  patcher at Aloose Jaw, has been appointed District Superintendent of  ���������Government Telegraphs in the North  West, with head quarters at Qu'Appelle, in place of Hartley Gisborne,  whose services are dispensed with.  the court at my request yesterday  during the hearing of a pni-ticulaV  cause. They may be quite sure  that I never hnve'made and never  shall make such a request except,  on very rare occasions, when in  my judgment a distinct and  serious injustice to public morality  would result from the publication  of proceedings." The members of  the press inreply, expressed their  confidence in Judge .Teline's dis-,,  cretion, and so everythine was ns  it    should    be, ' and     everybody  satisfied    without*   any   fuss :in  example of English institutions  at their best.  La Tonclie Tupper. supeiintondent  of fisheries for Alanitoba, is to be dismissed, and F. W. Colcleugh will be  appointed in hia pla~c.  Winnipi'srjlr.idi'^ nnel l..'ibe)iir Council  ha-, been nrldvdas one of I hi: Cniiiiniw  ..inner, who vviil uivi-ii^.-itethe Crow'*.  Ni'-t t.iilvvav l.tbor troubles. Judge  Dunns, anil l-'r.mk Pedley lelt Ottawa  for lhe (.'row's Nesi last T'.ie-clay.  Tin* l'.i'eo i ni no in the Slocan nu  .l.tnu.iiy 1,1 pud a dividend '>f ^('"i.tfjn  making the total dividends paid to  dale "s~iS7.'H-i". of -v-hich s2.")0.r,;;'l was  sine" January 1. 'l*!'7. X.M. Wharton,  nneofihc* ovine*:-!- of the mine, said  vi'slerdnv that, another *<7lX).f_i:'l dividend will be di-i'l.irrd within tin days.���������  Kaslo ICoot.cii.iian.  The prosper!u>_ has i.<_:en issneel e������f  the Al-ickenzic Itiver Klomlike Kxp������:-  dition ot Hamilton, 'f ho project isfor  ,t pally which N not to exceed ':'.),  exclusive nf the .iin!!', lo ge. via K<]-  uioiifoii, Athabasca Landing anil the  A thabaf-ca,'.Mackenzie* and Pore;upine  rivers to the Klondike- early in the  eomiiiK :-pring, ' Air. Arthur If. II.  Ileining is to comma nt1. the CTpedition  and tbe -St.-'If i.s composed of Dr. James  Anderson, surgeon: .Mr. W.J. Skyn-  ne.r, mining iiiHtructorj! Air. L. IT.  Bastien,navigator: Air. P.J. Hemming,'  manager: ^lr. I'". V. Morton, secretary:  anil Mr. A. T. Diinran, treasurer. 'The  details of the expedition have been  carefully worked out. Air. Skyntier  will inst! nil. the travellers en route in  mining matter?, iiii-lpdiiig "the Iav-.s  under \vliich they vvill have, lo operate;  guides vvill he procured: the boats vvill  lie especially ceinslructi'd for the purpose; uniform outiits- can "be -proem id  at. reduced rales from themnii.'ig'unent  and in every way this will nlfer an  excellent opportunity of gel! ing to t be  Klondike bj'.-i. practicable route. The  Athabasca will probably open earl}-io  April and il, vvill take about ten weeks  to ieach lb*.' diggings.  Winnipeg   ^���������WfWHYXEj- '���������  Manager..,  , itli November, 1S07.        nl5-dw-t������  North West  >rand I)ook  ll.iviiig purchased from lle-ndcr-  snn's Diiei't'ii y Cuiimany the pl.int,  cut*, hi unil-, trend will and copyright  of ll������*ndei>o!i'- I5r,-m:l f'onk ~be under-  .-igned are ptepanng to issue an  entirely n������*\v .edition as soon as  p'W-ihle. ..ri an improved plan, with  correct inn*, .md addition-: to (bit.;.  The publii ation will be; issued in  fotnu1 under tin*-ivle of the "North  West Brand Hook."  All i-cmtra.jts with the Ilnnderson  Comp.iny-f i-iise from this elate'. New-  con ti act- for i.'i-ei lion '������f brand adver-  ti-em*n'., and ranche cards will be  ae:iepl*-d from ihis date by the new  publisher, .tl ti.e following rat-ss :  Kanchcard with i i-toek cut S3 00  Ranchec.ii'l with ___ stock cuts 5 00  Ranche caul with fac-similc  of br.ind     2 1*1  Addre- :  Publisher North West Brand Book  Herald Office, Calvary. Alberta.  November I'.th, IS!)".  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Mabks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anvono scneHnir a sketch nnel rie.ecrlT.Mon mny  Itlle^ltlv .-isccrmin our opinion Jrco wlirthRr. nn  lnvr._it.ion la pre.bnbly pnt.r-iitnhle... Commeinie'-i-  lloii..pt.rlctlye..mtlel..n(l_it. Ilneirlbeiolcein Feltt'ntg  pent. free. ,()li!e_.st nircno- for nccurinir pntenM.  r.'ete?nt3 liike.'n Itimeiirh Miiim & Co. receive  wprriiil noiici. wit ho nt clinrgc. In t he ,.  Scientific Jf merican.  A hanflflomply Hh~~tmtPd weekly. J-nnrest eir-  cn fat inn of nny urMentlfln Journal. Terms, -f.1 n  vonr; fonrmonthE.fi.  Sold by-ill newpdenlcr?-.  MUNN & Co.^iBroad^.fiew York  flrooch Offlcc, 5~j r St.. WaihlDston, V. C.  YU^-ofi ivmp  Published by Thk  JrliSAAT.u, acknowledged to  ne th" most complete and  accurate map obtainable  of the overland routes to  the Yukon   Lithographed,on heavy  or light paper   Price  $1.00.  ' .Together with a copy  of special edition of Thk  ,II~"ltAl,D, containing complete information regarding   routes,   supplies, etc.  The Herald  Calgary,  Alberta..  Sam Needham  Clothes ������,.  In Good Stylo at Lowest l'ricos.  Douglas Strekt ��������� Kkvuijstoke  IMPERIAL B/\NK  ���������OF 0/\NADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital  Reserve     -   -  $2,000,000  1,200,000  Directors:  II. S. Howland,  President  T.R.AI<;rntt, Vice Pros., (St.Catharines)  William Kamsay, Jtohert Jnirray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Klins Rogers.'  D. R. Wilkie. General Alnnager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon      Portage la Vancouvei  Calgary Prairie Winnipeg  lidrnonton   Prince Albert  Revelstoke  Ontario     "������������������ ������  KsHe_r. Niagara Falls   ISt. Thomas  Fergus Port Colborne iToronto  Gait Rat Portage      (Welland  fngersoll    jSault St. Alarie vVoodstock  iSt, Catharines 1  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bunk,   Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom  money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Alontreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, FirstL National  Bank: St. Paul. Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures ���������Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United" States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased  A. KB. HEARN.  Mnnagor Itovelstoks Erar-vh  Stoci(holni Ifouse  Large light bed rooms.     Kates  Table furnished with  tho choicest the market  affords. ��������� Jiest Wines,  Liquors and Oigars.  $1.00 a day. Monthly race. :  J. ALBKRT STONH, Proprietor.  Doops  Sash  Turnings  ���������Mouldings  TRY THE NSW YARD  Arrowhead Saw & Planing" Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPY & WRIGHT.  THE PIONEER LIVERY������������������r  Feed and Sale Stable oi'tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District  Saddle    and     Puck .  always for hire.  Ilorses  Freighting  specialty.  and   Teaming   a  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's  Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars write  CRAIG & HILLMAN, Tnoiisox'sLAXiuso.  (LIMITED LIABILITY)  COMflPLlX, B. n,  Post Ofi*'i<j]*~  Ti__ij"--;i"Arn  AlU'OWIM-AI).  'I'd Co.'iArijix.  A^L-KINDSoi-ROUGH-and-DRESSED-LrUMBBR--  At the company' store is carried a full stock of General  Merchandise, Aimers' supplies and Outfits at close rates.  R. TAPPING, Agent for Revelstoke.  I  "II  THE  LAST  CHANCE  To -ioenre one of those desirable lots  (JIII'LYP ou tho C. to K. Steam Navigation Company's site.  Dont wait till tlie boom Ii its the  town in the spring like a cycloue,  but HUV" NOW.  HAIG 8c CRAGE  Sole Agents.  C. B. JVLaelean  ARCHITECT,  and BUILDER  Hstliimtcs furnished.   Pinna nnd specifications made. Am also prepared to do  shop  mid iot)   work   on   the   shortcut  , notice.      .S.itisfnctioii    guaranteed    in  every case.   Onll or writo for terms.  Main Street  Revelstoke  W. fi. BIRJfEY  PJlIiNTERand  DECORJITOR.  First Street East, Revelstoke Station  REVELSTOKE  Blacksmithine*' Jobbine  Plumbing,   Pipe Fitting:  Tinsmithing  She et Iron Work-  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty.^������__oa.  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  Grainintr, Paper Hanging-.  Hard Wood Finishing, House  Painting- in all Branches,  Carriage Painting, Glazing, Ete.  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buiidep.  Shop opposite ImperL-i! Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed       ;��������� "  ������*������ i    , Terms Cosh  l|evelsto!\e Hospital  Maternity lioom in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs.  McKeclmie   and  Jeffs, Attendants  If You .Have a  iMine to Sell  y or wish a cumpanv formed, or  ,    want to buy a iiiinc or shares        '  in any mine, want to invest in  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow,write at oncoto  dJLMES   l.   FORD   &   CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  Xo. 0 .Mill St., between Itiverside and  Sprague, Spokaiie/Wash.  Atl  ���������________��������� ���������-4  III  TH������ CIVIC ELECTIONS ON THE  PACIFIC   COAST  DURRANT'S BODY CREMATED  Earthquake Shucks in New Zealand-  Japan's New Cabinet-Advance on  Anthracite Coal���������"50,000 Fire���������The  Yukon Timber Berths-Big Cnt in  Federal  Estimates-Business Revival  (Hl'K.'lAL TH  Till-:   IIliltAI.U.)  Via Winnipeg. Jan. 11.  .1. F. Garden was elected mayor of  Vancouver.  Mayor Hedfern of Victoria was reelect ed.  The remains of Durrant h.-ivs* been  cremated.  Nevv Zealand reports severe shock."  ut iMrllupiakc.  l'ioting about newspaper nllices continues in llav.-ma.  '/olii is being prosecuted for crifi-  ei'/.ing the KstLThay.y ease.  A Japanese cabinet has been formed  with the Miii'i'iii.- of Tto as premier.  Tenders fur Yukon timber berths  will be received up to January -**>lh.  Canadian business has revived after  the quiet following the holidays.  The Anthracite Coal company has  advanced lhe j* rices from 10 to 211 cents  un the ton.  Tbe fortnightly mail service is now  established heivvui'ii Auckland, San-  r~r.inci.-eo and Vancouver.  It is ollicially announeed from  Ottawa that theie will be a big cut iu  llie estimates for next y.'iir.  The tanners section of the Toronto  Board of Trade want more protection.  Tlie Dominion paper box factory  vvas gulled yesterday by lire. The  damage amounts lo Js.JU.CUO, parlinlly  iiisured.  Word comes from London that Lord  Charles Heresford has been elected  M. l~. for York City, by 11 majority.  This is a Conservative gain.  I  GET   LARGE    SUBSIDIES   FROM  THE PROVINCE  N. W. OFFICIALS FOR YUKON  FROM THE YUKON  Two   Interesting   Letters   Received   by  the Authorities at Ottawa.  Two   imnortaut   ollicial   communications  received  from  the Yukon  at  Ottawa on Saturday   last, are from the  superintendent of the Mounted Police  and  the sheriif   at Dawson  city,   and  the other a   toleernphic  report   from  Superintendent Perry, who hits arrived ac  Victoiia bringing Dawson news  to  December Till.   'Perry went   unto  Skagway   a fevv  weeks   ago   with   'I'I  police aiid several tons ot supplies. He  ���������.ays   "0 persons" from Dawson   came  down with   him   from  Skagway.   All  agreed that, there  was   no danger   of  starvation,   but there   will be a  short-  ago   of food in   April oi   May,   and it,  vvill bo   uiLcrlv impossible tu   t'orvvaid  supplies  before tbe  river opens,   and  the only  course, therefore,   he says, is  to notify Dawson that supplies vvill be  found at. Big Salmon, which would encourage many to come out from  Dawson.    Perry says there aie  five tons of  piovisions in charge of  the  Canadian  ulllcials at Skagway. -IJ at the summit-  eif While Pass." three   and   a   half   at  Middle Lake and live   ions at Tagish,  vvheie   J.   D.   McGregor    arrived   on  December     "2!"tb.      Inspector     "Wood  requires 10 horses and ~iU more dugs to  forward these into the interior.   These  will be sent as soon as possible.   Pei ry  was instructed by   wire   to   send   five  tons  more   supplies  by  "JO   additional  police who leave Victoria   on  the 15th  of January.    Supt.  Constantine says:  -~--Tlverraiions-we-bave"-uli-hand-and-'iill-  we have been able to proeme  will at a  reduced rate  last   only   to   June   1st.  There is no likelihood  of any   further  supplies reaching here until "the  middle of July fiom St. Michael's.    I'nder  ordinary conditions they would arrive  from the Stb to the 15th   of June, billowing to the  number of  pejple   who  left for dovvn liver by the steamboats,  the slock  of supplies   usually   drawn  upon for the early pail  of the season  will   be   consumed.    It    is   estimated  I hat there are between three and four  thousand   persons   at  various   points  along lhe river who have lo be provided  for.    As   yoji .have   been   advised  only two   tieials  iiii' the  last trip   up  were   held   up    by     armed    men   in  the     Cnited     States     territory   and  supplies   intended   for    this   country  were taken  olf the boats by force.    It  it*  incumbent  tbat   supplies   be sent  in   here, not only  for  the  use of the  police,   but  also  lo  relieve   buttering  among the miners in  the early spring,  Tbe hard  pinch   will begin about tbe  1st uf April  and  continue  until   tlie  opening of the river from the 15th to  llie 20th of  May.    The  easiest way to  get in fcupplies will   be  to sleigh them  to   the   loot  of   Lake   Litharge,   and  there build    large scows   which   will  hnlfl,from eight  to ten   tons each and  follow the ice down the river, allowing  tfc   to    run   at   least  21    boms   cleai  between   the    time   of   breaking   up  and     the     boats      leaving.        Great  caution will  be  even  then necessary  in   order   to    avoid    accidents.     The  rations  we have  on   hand at present,  ,-it a reduced rate, will last  till the  1st  ni June only at   lhis   post.     At   Fort  Con*-tantine Hour and bacon have been  ieduced to three-quarters of a pound  and   lour   ounces     respectively.      In  ruder to bring  the   ration   up to  one  li.vuiid   per   day   we   have  purchased  fiJIl"! pounds of beef at   $1  per pound.  The general price   by   the. quarter  is  fiom .Sl.i">to $1.50   per   pound      The  supply of beef is nol. large.      I   intend  freighting about 1,."(JO  pounds  of this  lo Fort, Constantine (Cudaby) to   augment th .* supply there hy dog teams, a  distance of 55 miles.    No   time  should  be lost in making these   airaiigeiiients  fur, unless provisions come   in, we can  (���������nunt, dm nothing afler I be Ist, of June  uulil late in July.     I attach   fur   your  {(liViiin.itiiiii  a schedule   showing   the  ^uaiitilii's uf provisions on hand  heie  ;j.n.d at Port Constantine.  The '"aiiud.L (i:i/ylli: contains a  untied by the Deputy l'o.,tiiiasli-!  (ieiii'ial ordering- that "the live cent  rate must be paid on letters to the old  country or ��������� .the deficiency will be  charged double on delivery.  Great Scarcity of Wheat in Dakota-  British Guards Ordered to Egypt-  Pirates Getting in Their Work���������  An Arkansas Cyclone Docs Much  Damage���������Forty Persons Killed  Touo.N'To, Jan. l.'l.���������The Ontario  (loveriiineiit has granted $27,000 subsidy lo the James Hay Itailwav and  ."120,000 to thu Ontario and Ilainy  Lake road.  IN A IIA II STATU  Victoi.IA. Jan. 111.���������Mail advices  por steamship Kiupress of Japan state  thai the Nmperor of China is completely unmanned by lecent events.  TO EXl'l-OHl"    PIl'ACl" ItlVHIl  Winxu'I'o. Jan. IU.���������Hon. Jlr,  llaiiltainarriveil here yesteiday und  iu an interview said he intended send-J  ing a party of ulllcials to the Yukon  to explore the pence River regions.  Victor Dodd, Chief License Inspector,  will be one of the party,  TO -__NI"l)l-Cl__ THE    ".IO.UOR 1.AW  Kkoi.va, Jan IU.���������Geo. Btilyea. M. L.  A., and Victor Dodd leave shortly for  the Yukon to see to the proper carrying out of tlie Territorial liquor   laws.  CONSIJUIVATIVK   KI.HCTHIJ  London, Jan. 13.���������At the parliamentary Plymouth bye election yesterday  Hon. Ivor Guest vvas elected. This is  a conservative gain.  TICKS  (Via Winnipeg, Jan. lo).  .Dakota millers I eport a great scarcity of wheat throughout that Stale.  The Grenadier Guards have been  ordered for service in Egypt.  The German budget shows a surplus  of 1)5,000,000 marks.  A British survey party has been  attacked by natives in Beloochistan.  British imports from Canada have  increased twenty-five per cent, during  1SH7.  Pirates are doing-great damage in  the neighborhood of llaipong and  Hong Kong.  . Port Smith, Arkansas, was creatly  dauiaged bv u, cyclone yesterday  afternoon, during which 10 people  were killed.  It is proposed that tho city of Toronto should build and operate a  railway lo James Bav.  MASSACRED     BY    INDIANS  Twenty-Five White Settlers Murdered  ���������May Wear Your Old Sealskins-  Toronto's Big Population���������Meeting  of Ontario and. Quebec Bishops���������A  Projected Ship Canal���������Other News  Montki'al, Jan. 12.���������The C. P. R.  telegraphers _diHleul~yv..in. ..Montreal  has been settled in a," manner satisfactory to all parties concerned.  -"���������v-EXPECTED    "I'LEASUIll"  - La Patrie, Turte's paper, and La  Presse, Conservative, both expressed  themselves as pleased with the Papal  encyclical.  touonto snows up well  Toronto. Jan. 12.���������Toronto's Jirec-  tory census   shows  the  population of  the Queen city to be 225,000.  ONTAIUO THE C.O011  Strong opposition is shown in Ontario to the proposed amendments to the Lord's Day Act.  1NTE1! NATION A L CO JI IT Y  Washington, Jan. 12.���������The United  -States'treasuryhas-decided-that-trav-  ellers may wear sealskins bought before December 23rd, 1SU7.  A I.jUtliE OltDEIt  A cempany is seeking incorporation  at Washington to .construct a ship  canal from the great lakes to the  Atlantic.  thrown out  Ql.Eltl-X', Jan. 12.���������Tiie Quebec education bill was defeated in the legislative council.  TIlliXODLH   UEL) ."IAN  New Yoiik, Jan, 12.���������The Seminok  Indians massacred 25 while seltlers in  Oklahoma territory.  not (jihti-: DEAIJ  Kingston, Jan 12.���������Mgr. Bruchesi.  Arehbishopof Montreal, is here arranging for a conference of ��������� the Ontario  and Quebec bishops to i������sue a joint  maudament with the pope's encyclical on the Manitoba schools.  AIIOUT TIME, TOO"  Ottawa, Jan. 12.���������The Government  will make radical changes in the  Yukon mining regulations.  I'Ol.TA.'E CITIZEN HEAD  Po'-tage la PitAiltlE, Jan. 12.���������Geo,  Sparling a highly respected citizen of  'this town died of pneumonia yesterday.  WILL .STAY AT HOME  WlNNiPEr*. Jan. 12.���������Jack McCullough the champion skater of the  world will not go to Europe to defend  the title.  Via Winnipeg. Jan. 12.  i estekhazy's case  Count Iisterhazy's trial at Paris has  resulted in an acquittal. Tbe case was  an olfshoot of the Dreyfus episode.  The German troops have defeated  the Hottentots in Daniaraland.  It is imported that Canada's defences will be greatly improved.  I'dison is repoi led to have discovered a new metal.  l'orty thousand Dervishes have assembled near Omnmman, and twenty  thousand at Malcmmeh.  The contract for lhe fencing of 150  acres a-_ a bulfalo pasture in the  National Patk at It.inlf has be.-n  avvaieled to David While and Walter  -"uliiicrnf H.'inlf. their tender being  the lovyi-st���������slightly under $l,lim.  It is reported that a member of llie  North West Guv-eminent will start  shortly for the. Klnndyke. to study the  situation from a Territorial point of  view, and make provision tor the enforcement of the North WeBt liquor  law.  PUBLISHED   TWICE   A   WEEK   AT  IS THE BEST VALUE IN KOOTENAY  READ IT.  ADVERTISE IN IT.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHUItCH - Kevelstoke.  PrrachlOK services at II a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Class mi-cling ul the close ot the  morning Bcrvice. enhbath School mid Bible  Class at ���������__::_(. p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  ever)- Wednesday uvoiilng at 7:31) p.m. The  public iiro cordially invited. .Scats free.   ltKV. J. A. WOOD, Pa-tor.  fHUKCir OF KNGLAND-SI. Tetor's,  ^ Kovcli-ioke Hours of service: Evening  prayer daily ut j o'clock, l-'ridays at ~_30.  Sundays and Festivals: Holy Communion at 8  ii.m.. morning prayer nt II. Sunday School  nnd Biblo CIii-h nt '.'.SO. cvoning prayer at 7:30.  First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  at morning services.   FRANK j\. FORI". Vicur.  pitKsinYTEItlA.N   CI1UKCH���������Kevelstoke.  x     Service every Sunday ut 11 a.m. and 7::*0  p.m.    Ultra C'libi  at   SSB   p.m..   to which  ull ore welcome.   Prayer   meeting at b p.m,  every vv ednesdny.   REV. i". D. MUIR. P������stor.  IJOMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH ��������� Revel-  A������-   stoke.     ".loss   second   rtunejay in month  ul 10:30 a.m.   REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  Strictly in the Wood  Business now. I have at the present  time about 100 coids of good, dry  Fir and Hemlock Wood  Full measure guaranteed���������prices  right. All orders left with XV. 11.  Pease A; Co.. KevelMokc Station, or  at The Hkiiai.d oflice will receive  prompt attention.  JAS.   C.   IlUTCHlriON.  Sdtf Wood Dealer anu Carter.  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Full  Cord Measure.  The undersigned has a large supply  of_ Hemlock, Spruce, Fir and Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  vvood will kindly leave their orders  with Mr. "W. M. Lawrence. Reqelstoke  Station, or with 11. N. Coursier,  Front Street, Kevelstoke.  I7ntf  FRANK J ULIAN.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoke Station, E. C.  ( anadian  \ Pacific R_  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  The best and cheapest route from  Revelstoko to all points east and west.  Through' tickets to Vancouver,  Winnipeg, St. Paul. Chicago, New  York, Alontreal and Toronto.  First class dining and sleeping cars  on all trains.  Through tourfst cars to St, Paul  daily, and to Toronto every Monday,  and Montreal and Boston on'Thursday.  Purchase tickets to your destination  and have baggage checked through.  For full information as to rates,  time, etc., apply to nearest agent, to  T. "W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or to E. J. COYLE,  Dis.-Passenger���������Agent-;- Vancouver.-  Townsite  Changed  Hands ..  Although not much advertising  has been done, Rosebery townsite,  at the head of Slocan Lake, has  been steadily coming to the front  for the last three months.  What Strong Points  Rosebery Holds on  the   Slocan  Lake  Rosebery will have tin ore  sampling works in a few mouths  with a capacity of a 100 tons a day.  Rosebery is in the centre of and  distributing point for Sluc-tii City.  Sandon, Nakusp, New Denver,  Silverton, Enterprise, Three Forks.  Concentrator and Codv, ouly 12  miles distant froin 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.  Seud at once to the general  agent for maps and pi-ice list br  any further information.  A. M. Beattie,  09 it  General Agent.  O.R.&N.  The Canadian Pacific Steamship Company's  Steamers Naku.p and Kootenay leave  Arrowhead dally for all points in Kootenay.  lnakint connection at Nakusp tor all polntB  on Nukuip and *-locnn Railway, and Slocan  Lake.    .  Closo connection at Kobso-v for Kelson,  Knslo, llalfour. Pilot Hay. Trail. Kossland,  Neirthport and all points south.  Kor full ir.fonnatioD, tickets, maps, etc..  call on or uddrees  T. ~.V. ISKAI"SIIA~.V.  "Agent Uevelstokc.   Orto  -H.    M. MjcGRKGUR.  Travelling Pusecngor Agent, ~~cl__on.  E.J.COYLE, Dis. Passenger Agent. Vancouver  Is thp Shortest and  Quickest Line to...  WALLACE, ��������� FARM INGTON*.  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  PULLMAN,      LEWISTOX,  ~~   COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA.  PORTLAND,    PENDLETON.  -=----SAN-FRANCIbCO,-=MOSCO\\"T-  CRIPPLE CREEK,      -      *-  AND   ALU POINTS   EAST OR   SOUTH.  TIME CAM  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  GOING WEST DAILY QOIXO  EAST  8:00 am Leavo Kaslo Arrive 3:50 p ni  S.Sfiam ...South Fork... .1:15pm  3:M������in        *     Sproute's     "      2:1." p m  HSlain " ...Whitewater... " 2:00 pm  I0.0~am ' ...Rear Lake ... " 1:18 p m  10:1a ii m ' ... McGuigan.... " 1.33 pm  10:38am " Cody Junction " 1:12pm  10:~Ua mArrivc... Sandon Leave l-t~pm  CODV LIXE  Leave 11:00 a m Sindon....Arrive 11:15 a m  Arrive 11:20 a m ....Cody Leave 11:23 a m  ROB~-RT.II-VINO   ' GEO.F.COPELANn  CI. F. and P. A.        I       "iupcrlnlen ent  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .  EAST  Via S-ilt Lake,  Denver,  Omaha and Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to  and from  Europe and other foreign countries  Spokane Falls and Jiortxie?n  .Nelson and Ft. Sfteppapd  u    Red .Mountain Kys.  The only nil rail rout" without chinire o  cars helwee n Spokane. Northport. Kevsland  and NeUon; also between Kossland and  Nelson.  DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  I.KAVK.  For Spokane  NOH11IPOKT ahkive.  From f-ookane���������  l.'JOp.in IrjJop.m.  for IlO'sianel��������� From Kovland���������  1:10 p.m ..1:10 a.m. ....  Kor Nelson���������                   '               Krom Nelson���������  1:10 p.m  12:58 p.m.  Close connections at *���������' elson with steamer,  for Kaslo and all KoOuenay Lake points.  Paneengcrs for Kettle Itiver And Bcimdary  Creek connect at Marcu- with stage dally.  Train for Lhe I'.ast and Portland  departs 7:15 p.m. daily. Wallace and  Moscow accommodation depaits !:)'>  a.m. daily. Through i-ervice. N'o  delays or lay overs anywhere,  Get through tickets and futllipr in-  foi illation of O. It. to N. city ticket  office, N'o. . 4-.t0. Itivcrsidc "avenur,  corner Stevens St.,  Spokane.  Wash.  J.  CAMI'HKM.,  General Agent, Spokane'  XV. H. Hurlburt. G. P. A., Portland.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Galgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  ~~~-tf  PATENTS  PROMPTLY SECURED I  H G~BT BICH aUICHXY. Write to-day for  onrbcautiful illustrated BookonPatcntsand  the fascinating story of a poor Inventor who  made S250.000.00. Send us a rough oketoh  or model ot your invention and wo will  promptly tell you TRUE if it is nevv and  probably patentable.  No humbng.Honeat Servico. Specialty:  Tongh cases rejected in other bonds and  foreig-n applications. -References: ��������� Honorable T.' licrthiaume. prop, of "La, Prcsse."  Honorable D. A. Ross, tho leading nowj-  fiapcrs. Hanks, Express Companies & clients  n any locality. All Patents secured throojfh  our agency arc brought before the public bj-  * Epccial notice in over 300 newspapers.  KABIOK as MARION. Patent Xxperts.  Temple Building.lKSt. James St,.Montreal.  The only Arm of Graduate Engineers In  the Dominion transacting patent bluinSH  exclusively.   Mention this paper. Turning Over  ���������the New Leaf  The opening of the New Year  ���������off**rs an opportunity to turn  ���������over a nevv leaf, This year  :-you wnutgoods more attractive nud up'to lho limes. Wo  will endeavor to keep everything in our line new and up  'to date, especially in   Drugs and Medicines  Books, Papers, Magazines  Games and Musical Goods  ���������AT.  'anada  Drug &  Book Co.,  Chas. I?. Macdonald, Manager.  'Revelstoke  Station, B.C.  Ltd.  LOCAL AND  GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items Round  and  About Revelstoke.  Big discount in all wool blankets at  Stevenson to Co.'s.  Mr. Frank Lewis and Miss Lewis  eft for Edmonton this morning.  Special discount in dross goods at  Stevenson to Co.'s.  Mr. William Templeton, mayor of  Vancouver, died suddenly on Sunday  afternoon of apoplexy.  Mr. Frank Holten paid a visit cto  town on Monday fiom Trout Lake  City.  Men's underwear all wool, $1.25 per  suit at Stevenson efc Co.'s.  John Houston hiss instructed his  solicitor to commence an action  against W. A. Jowett, of the Miner,  for libel.���������Nelson Tribune.  Men's pea jackets, only $3.50 each at  Stevenson efc Co.'s.  Mr. T. W. Grahame. of the Prospector's Exchange, Thomson's Landing, was in town on Monday, on a  business trip.  We understand that Mr. Grant Govan will shortly b'-ing out a novv coni-  pany. entitled the British Canada Corporation, Limited.���������B. C. Kevievv.  The   Dominion    Express   Co.   have  -lowered there, rates 10% all   through  British Columbia and the Territories  ���������with-a-view-to���������increasing -their���������Inv-ii--  n ess.  Mr. J. L. Smith, blacksmith at the  Revelstoke Water, Power to Light  Co.'s power bouse, sustained an accident on the track last night, by which  his leg was broken. He was conveyed  to .the hospital, where the injured  limb was set.  Mr. Fred. Fraser, J. P.. put in Monday forenoon in this oflice and succeeded in producing a very credit:.hie  reproduction of the .letter, which was  published over his signature tin our  last issue. He does not get full marks  for the examination however . as he  made one mistake in spelling. But  ���������'mercantile" is rattier a hard word  anyhow.  The Goldfields of British Columbia  'have invited Mr. Otto Abeling to consult with them regarding the Waverley group. We believe that the Gold-  fields Company has ;,-ilready made  arrangements for the erection of a  "powerful concentrating plant for the  treatment of the Waverley and T.-*.ngic"t*  ores.���������B. C. Review.  There has been such a demand for  ���������all the available povvei for hauling  :freight that the policy of the Donald  -"shops at present is mainly to do only  -sufficient repairs to keep the engines  ���������running as much as possible, as they  -cannot be spared for thorough overhauling. As a result there is only one  -engine in the shops at present,although  the staff are very busy on general  repairs.���������Golden Era.  The engine drivers arc "still sticking:  out against the changing of the divisional point from Donald .to Field, and  the chairman of the brotherhood at  Winnipeg has advised the Donald men  to hold themselves in readiness to send  a delegation from Donald to AVinnipeg  to discuss the matter with Messrs.  Whyte' and Cross, Master Mechanic.  It is believed at Donald that this difficulty may prevent the shifting of the  divisional point for the present.���������Golden Era.  COUNTY COURT  On: Criminal Case and a Long List ot  Civil Actions.���������Court This Morning  at io o'clock.  His Honor. Judge Forin, opened the  County Court here at 10 o'clock this  morning.  The following is the docket:  CIVIL   OOCICI'T.  .lolin Thomas Kendrevv v. Employees  Liability Association Corporation,  Limited. Claim $120 damages fnr injuries received from accident. Spragge  foi pliintiiV, White, Q. C, for defeud-  a n t.  P. "ilcCtrty v. I.S. Kennedy. Action  to wind up mining partnership and for  sale of di'fi'iident's mineral claims and  account.    White, Q. C. for plaintiff.  I). liuhiiisoii v. Thos. Abriel. Action  on ni'coiml- i'or goods sold and delivered, "OU.:". White. Q.C., for plaintiff,  Spragge for defendant.  I). Kobinsou v.C. Bluhin. Claim for  $22.03 for account. White, Q. C, for  plaintilf.  While v. Hunting etal mining jurisdiction. Specific performance. White,  Q. C, for plaintilf.  Buchanan v. Benson. Claim fur  wages, $10S. White, Q. C, for plaintilf, Spragge, tlcfendcnt.  Gvvillim v. Carmode. Claim $22.50  on promissory note. White, Q. C. for  plaintilf.  Crovvle v. Blnhni. Claim $20, for  goods sold and delivered. "White. Q,  C. for plaintilf.  Stewart v. DeCow, Action for breach  of contr.-ect. $0-13,27 damages. Jury.  White, Q. C. for plaintiff, Spragge for  defendant.  Pease v. Bartlett et al. Action on  account, goods sold and delivered, $0S.  White, Q. C. for plaintilf,- Bowser,  Godfrey to Christie (Sandon) for defendant.  Patterson v. Skogstrom. Action ior  damages, $000 for breach of contract  for leasing Albert Canyon hotel.  White, Q. C. for plaintig, Whittaker.  (Kamloops) for defendant.  Abrahamson Bros. v. Fraser. Judgment summons. White, Q. C, for  plaintilf.  Cashato v. Selnio. Action for wages,  $177.45. White, Q. C. for plaintiff,  Spragge for dcfeiident.  ���������Wilkinson v. Pettigrevv ot al. Suit  for $107,50 for salary as prospector for  defendant. While. Q. C. for plaintiff,  Spragge, defendant.  Coursier v. Corning, Judgment  summons.-  White, Q. C. for plaintiff.  Kobinsou v. Morris. Action for  goods sold and delivered claiming$207.  While, Q. C. for plaintilf.  Hume & Co. v. Bute. Action on  promissory note, $250.21. While, Q.  C. for plaintiff.  Coursier v. Corsan. Judgment summons.    While, Q. C. for plaintilf.  CltlMINAL   DOCKKT.  Queen v. M. Cooper. Assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Spragge  for prosecution,- While, Q. C for defendant.  This morning the dates were  arranged i'or t be cases and a few  small points wero settled. This afternoon the case oE assault against XI.'.'  Cooper is being heard as the Herald  goe-s to press. "  ~���������= ���������On-.he_IvIo'nawk-Group���������'   The Moscow claim on tbe well-known  Mohawk group on Pool'creek has recently-been sold to some pm-tjes in  Itevelstoke. Tbe property vvas owned  by Geo. Bole. This claim has one of  die best shewings in this district.  It has been stripped and cuts run  through it sufficiently to prove the  existence of a big body of ore* Different assays made from the ore all run  well in gold and silver. One of the  best runs 00 oz. in silver and $27 in  gold. The ore strongly resemble that  of the Silver Cup and Sunshine mines  in the Lardeau. The new proprietors  vvill .stiirt operations in the spring,  nnd expect (piirk returns from the  position of the claim, wliich i.s only  thr'e mill's from the wagon roiid tu  Thompson's Landing and is connected  with the road by a good trail, which  could easily be converted into a wagon  road itself. This property has been  bought by local parties, well  acquainted with the claim and district,  which speaks volumes for the confidence inspired by this country by  those, who know it properly."  Will Not go by Kamloops.  In the issue of the Inland Sentinel  published on Jan. 11th appeared an  account of an alleged interview with  Mr. J. H. McFarlane, headed "The  Miner's Paradise," to be found between Kamloops and Klondyke. Mr.  McFarlane denies ever having given  any interview to a representative of  the Sentinel, and takes considerable  exception tn this free use made of bis  name without his authority, as well as  to some of the statements made iu tbe  article, particularly as the intention  of its publication obviously is to boom  the "Kamloops route" to Klondike.  Mr. McFarlane is emphatically of the  opinion that no one but a natural born  fool would ever attempt to start for  Klondike by either the Ashrroft or  Kamloops loutcs, though he considers  the Ashcroft one to be all right, if the  idea is to prospect   in   Omincca   and  ANN<HAI2 REPORT  ...0F THE...  REVEI2ST0KE B0ARB OF TRADE  Kicvi-i-STOKi", P.. C, Jan. 15th, lSl'S.  To the Revelstoke Board of Trade:  GliNTI.EMl"",  III presenting our Annual Ui'p.-.rf for 1S07, if i.s  hardly necessary to refer-to the fact. Unit this year has been  marked by thu greatest improvement in Hcvolstoki: and by ilm  greater volutin* ot business of any previous your.  The following were the Standing Ctiiumitti'c.s for the year: ���������  Puni.ic Womes���������Messrs. II. A. Hroivu,  Wm. Brown, John  Abrahamson, Dr. iMcKei'linic.  iMlNl.vo AND MAN"~~'~ACT"j-lil~~i ��������� Wells, Laiug. 11. A. Brown.  THAN.-sroitTATIo.s*  AND   l'lii'iouT���������Sibbald,  Ci)iir>ii*r,  Chapman.  Early in the year lhe advisability of issuing stock amongst,  the memhiTS for the purpose of erei'ling a Board Building vvas  discussed, but on investigating thu subji-ct it was decided that  the undertaking was too large a one fur lhe Ilo.ird lo handle at  present.  On January 2S, 1307, the Board forwarded a strongly worded  resolution to the Dominion Govi'iiiiiii'iit urging ihem lu at.onci: '  expend the $2,000 voted for the improvement, of the Canyon to  the mirth of Kevelstoke, as the money could be expended to the  very best advantage whilst, the river wis frozen over. The  representations of the Board resulted in the work being at unco  proceeded with.  The attention of the Provincial (jeivorninent was directed to  the urgency of protective measures on the river haul:, and the  Board pointed out, the fact thai, if the work should be delayed  until the rising of the river a great loss of public money would  ensue, by allowing the best time of the year for doing the work  to pass by, besides jeopardizing its pcrmaiianco. In this, however, the Board were not successful, for beyond a fevv icpaii's to  the existing work nothing vvas done.  The Board also investigated the question of the advisability  of incorporating the town.  The Board forwarded to Mr. Kc "lit1 a resolution strenuously  opposing Ihe granting of subsidies to railway companies or other  corporations, pointing out that in their opinion money subsidies  and guaranteeing of interest should be protected by the acquisition by the Province of an equitable interest in the enterprises.  The freight rate qucston was lonstantly ventilated at. the  meetings of the Council.  A great deal of the Council's attention has been given to  urging the perfecting of flu: titles lo the land at Kevelstoke.  The Council's constant, solicitations have ut length had the  desired effect, and a clear title can now be secured in most parts  of the townsite.  Ou I'Vlu'iiury 18th the Board asked Mr. Kellie lo see that the  appropriations to be made in the coming estimates lor West.  Kootenay in lhe matter of roads, streets and bridges conl.lined a  sutt'u-ient sum of money to open up new streets in tliis town.  The. Council herewith tender their thanks to Mr. Graham, tlu*,, .���������  late Government Agent, for the liberal way he has treated us in';,  this respect.  Another matter brought to the attention of the Council wus  the loss of life in mines owing to the careless handling of powder,  and our member in the local House'was requested to support,  any measure heating on protection of the .miners' lives. The  Board are glad to note that the Legislatiire'hns passed an Act  with this object in'viott*.  The need of a new Court House and gjiol.was constantly and  strongly advocated by the Council, with what result the Board  are now aware.  The C. P. It. at the request of the Council instituted a  delivery of telegrams by messenger, which has proved a great  convenience to tlie business community.  Assistance has been asked from the Provincial tiovernment  in the shape of a further lire grant of $250, as it has become  necessary to organize two brigades owing to the increase in tbe  area of the town and the number of buildings, flui Council has  lite assurance that thoir application will he favorably considered  by the Li:������-isbituri*.  The advisability  of  Inciting  the  garbage  dumping ground .  below the town and out of the truck of the ]in*vailiiig northwesterly winds vvas pressed on the Provincial  Board of Health,  who do not, endorse the views of the Council.   Tin* Council are  still in communication wilh the Health Board on this Mibjecl.  The Dominion Government has favorably considered the  request of the Council that a tract of land be set aside for.a  recreation ground, and vvi.ih trustee.-, appointed by ".lit; citizens  and a piece, of land selected. The Council would suggest that a  public meeting under the auspices of the Boaid be called for tirs  purpose at an early date.'  The protection of the river bunk has been during the year,  and is still, the principal business before' the <'intm-il. They  interviewed Mr. Turner, who admilled lhat according to tlie  British North 'America Act llie Provincial Government were,  i-i'spunsible for the work, lie promised thai tbe Government  vvouid do their share, if lhe work vv-e-ie not. loo expensive. A  survey has been made by the Provincial Ciiivyriiiii.-iil. which we  have ..very reason lo hope shows that the undertaking i*. not Lou  ceisllv.  The Council have constantly urged the establishment of a  better mail service throughout'the Dislrid. This has been  considerably improved, bo*, is .-.till anything but satisfactory.  Business novv before the C'-uiiuil i-nii.-ii.-t:- nf petitioning the  Provincial Govertiuii'iii. for a waggon mad fiom the lown tolhu  head of lhe Canyon, a distance of live, ii'ili-s, and thn .improvement of the  liver  from  this   point  northwards.     Numerously  -   _':_...pjl    ......It **.������._������������������ ������.;._.... Ur...^j_j_l������>���������������_������.\ilXAHI '*'.- '"'.li.'1.'.***   .---l*ie-ll - lliivi'  beer, forvvardi-d by the Council thiough our liii'iubers.  The only changi's ir. ihe Council during the year were  occasioned by the loss of Mr. Carlynr., who until prevented by  ill health w.is-an indefatigable worker and ((instant attendant at.  ils meetings. Mr. A. It." 13. Hearn has been elected to Ull this  vacancy.  Through the President's resignation to take over lhe diities  of Gold Cou.missioni'i-, th" Council have lost a painstaking  of"' er, who Imi. h������*������*n President of the- Board since, its inception.  The Count il hope that, the year l&bS ������v ill se-e increased prosperity for this town, and that the incoming Council will devote  their energies te> lhU end.  Wo are. -)entlpiiie:i.  Yours .������,inciTcly.  II. A    BUOW.V.  Vie-e-Pi-esidi-nt.  C.  E. Si I AW, -s.'rretarV-Trcii.-urer.  Successor to GILKER  VEbbS  & WELLS  Agent for the Bllckensd-rfer  Typewriter*  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  r  Ol'  I'I VI-  -ni.  ml,  1   1  eell  I-  1)  ���������l'\.-,  *!"  vi-l  lui;  i' -1  ::i i  iilu.    Ajmly:   l:.  On '_'l!:n--il>i7  Tliu Iiiul.-.- ��������� 'I!  I liis iillli'i'^l'.  LOST  I iiii^-I.is '���������;.  r.!..:i-.Mi'-l  A. N. SniTH,  ���������v.*.-;]  Baker���������  and...  Confectioner  Xmas Cakes a Specialty  Orders Delivered Promptly  The. Holidays  are  over  But wc must keep mi doing a  holiday Trad.- in order to meet  commands. To enable us to do  this our prices on Groceries,  Confectionery, Flour, Feed, Hay.  Pot-aloes. Elc. "navebeen reduced  to the lowest notch. We onsuri*  prompt and careful delivery, and  give careful attention to mail  . , orders. - Terms: Cash oh tlie 1st  of every iiioiil h.  Hutchison. & Co.  The Popular Grocers.  A   carload    of   OATS  just unloaded   at   our  warehouse.   Leave  orders early.  m  To My Numerous Patrons.  J. Harris <& Go,.  Calgary, Alta.  ~,VIl(-~.l"!SAL13   MI-IALISi:*"   IX  OATS,   HAY  and Chopped Feed.  Clirloil'ls slliiipe-'el em  i.ori'0s]ionelc-.ice ^  Oiort ui)',  Dlit-ilcil.  l'-jntf  A Shave  ��������� A Haircut  A B?.th  Cns-li imiil for l'ui-s.  Al-  1 extend my sincere good wishes for a Bright and  -Prosperous New Vear, and take this opportunity of  thanking you for your liberal patronage, which lias  been such ns to warrant my securing for Llu: spring and  summer trade of lS'JS a larger and moro complete stork  of Shelf and Heavy Hardware than has ever been  shewn in Itcvelsloke.   ���������  _W. M. Lawrence,  Hardware and Tlnsmilhing.  Gurney's Heating and Cook Stoves  Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  Miner's' tinel I'rei.siu'e-tors' Tunis n Kpeeiiilty.  ) n full Miil' ui Mine Sujijilii-'-'..  -���������o  -H". "w. *~ro*u*M:.A.x*TS,  ~?SOPEIBTO"~j.-  Smoking;  Chewiiig;  Choicest  l o "r.cco  Tobacco  Ci������?.:"s  Big Assortment   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.  Peace*   Kiver   or   north   of those*  (lis- ' the I)"iuirtio:i of   Canada,   1W7.    It   is  tricts.    But   for   Cassiar   and   Yukon j published I".-  the   Department  of  the  and lhe coiintry between tbe^ Slickei-n ' I nfrieir   with   the   appioval   of    the  rout'* is in his   opinion   so   much   the' I'ohmi.i!   S.-'-ielnry  and    is   profusely  best that no othei eivimt*-. | illu-araW'd i.inl handsomely gotten up.  1 , JA ������onsiib'ivble   -.pace   is   devoted    to  j tlii-i province-, ami our ne*w parliament.  Special line  of dress? goods, only 25 j building  mike i>ne  uf   the  cents a yard, vvas :*."> cents. ~t   Steven  son & Co.'s.  Tonson-r.l Art tei.,  ���������vims _r?"i issJUi-r-iiKviM.s-TOK i".���������:���������"-"-  f. Mccarty,  Wiioi.i:.sai.k .v.vi) l5i_T.ui. Dll.vi.ia: i.\-  Prime Beef. Pork, Mutton,  Sausage  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No.  1658.  K/fJ       l"i*KiiI"i' in ���������lini-s i-ri! hi'.'il in tli-  ���������pfttl^ OrtiLelliivv.'  Hull  f>n Hits si-no .el   unit  fCJ-lf'' "out-Hi W. 1I110 i'iii}V nf i-uuh month ill,  ".^..'(J*  7:,** 11> ni.   Vif.itii-.j- brulliren cur.lially  *-���������-���������=*' invijej...  E. A'air, "V.V.M.  T. J. Graham. R.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Conimis3ion and Mining  Brokers.  Aifeiils  rnr the Queen I'i re Iiisui-iince: Co.,  Aniorie-ii.  Ilvpreseiileil bv- \V. Morris, llevelslnlte.  null  HOTICE  TSJ.OT1 <._".is. li('ri'l).v_Klveii .Hint. Ililrly  elnys  ���������������������������'^    iirtur eliile rui.l n-pjily tn the ^liiieiieliiu-i-  MllK'il-trilte fur I III* Nill'tll liiilillKllf W'e������l   ICeinl-  e'liny   fnr  iierinis-iiieni    tei   irmisfi'i-  my   Ileiueii1  iieeiise tu W. 11. I'eitil.  li.MtliAltA CLARK.  Ilevelxtoltc, Dec. "lilt, 1SI.T.  Fish and (/.-.mc in Scr.son  ~iti live- picl tires in the book.  most    111-  A regular meeting of the  Conscrva-j  five Association  for  tbe.    purpoxi  uf j ..^.V'.n ._.���������.-_���������������*!  adoptintr the by-laws arid constitution i';!.:*���������������>.'> J--;!-':.,  1 . .... . : e>.i.*|.    App.V _-.!  will    take   place   onol-riday   evening,   next at 8 o'clock in Peterson's Hall.  The bylaws provide that the date of  the annual general meeting shall be  tbe third Kridny in January in each  year, and if tliis clause is passed by  the regular meeting, as soon as the  byliws are passed, it will he resolved  into the first annual general meeting,  and the election of a permanent committee to serve till the third Friday  in January, 1809. proceeded with. A  full attendance of -members and intending members is therefore requested, particularly as after the-, adoption  of the bylaws, whicli it is hoped will  take place at this meeting, admission  to the association will be strictly by  ballot, and next Friday is the last  chance for entrance as a charter member, simply by signing lhe roll.       2t-  For Sale  N.-ireeiiril.'. i'.fino, r'i'.':v.-e-ie..l  ���������eir r. Tejeile lir.lt f.ri_"' nl the-  fill. Yrite. j*~-j>. Te;riiis, u[je,t  s .v. Oro^_in, '.'etl^ar)-.       rjj.11.  The Hehai.n begs to acknowledge  with thanks ,t copy of' tin; olTlcial  Handbook of Information  relating  to  PRO VIN CIA X, H K( * I ? KT/\ It V'.S  OFFICIO.  he   Lle'iite-nnnt-i-jove-nior   lien  Miilce   th'-  j'.ili.iv.ln^ iipf.eilnt.  Mil 1teir;e)ilr  |j*-.-n p!i.|.'-(.'i _.  iiic-iiti:  7:li -.'itnniry, Wir.  Willinm t\oi,r^r. I'A.rreill, e.f th*: 'I'jwn e.f  Kevtl.-itolce, Ks-infrfiVte. lie Milling llerorfler nt  Kuvuixto'u, ' "llitct'.r nri'l"!* thn "l:i;voiiiie;  .Ve'f'jiriil the-"teivenilc Tux Ae-t," nnel l)e:i������tity  Ite^islrnr eif the: Ce.iinty Ceiurt. elf Kooteany  lieiiileit nt. ftei'oLitolo., vice I-*ri:elerie:k KruiiT,  KS'|., J. 1'., rosintie-el. '' I'.ljll'1!  R,    HULL   &    CO.,  fiueccs-'OM to I (tl I' IIi-os. * Co..  Butcheround Whol<3aalo and Rotnll Dealers  in Bcc-f, Pork, 1������tc.  KAMLOOPS   snd   REVELSTOKE.  All i;r;lci'-3 In our lir.o iiriuiiptlj- iillc.1.  Mnrkclii   ill    Itcvul-loku,   Hevelslnlii:  Station,  Niiltusp, Tr.nil Luke City ti ml l-VripiMin.  (���������Jilt!  NOTICE.  N"otir-(~ ji hr-pjliv kIv-mi tliat i.].p]l.'fUlnn  will iv imikJc 10 lfi<; i.������'i;i.-!.HtIv-s AseumMy of  the :-rovin'T 0f jjrilihh ('oluiriMn, nt Us mix!  K'j"-[.-n, ff������r k:i m-t \n int'orix-rnt-- a comininy  with j.i������uiT to ffiiisirufl, cr|uip, ojn"riiti* hy nny  klnrl or J.infls of iiintJv������! jiowur, i\\v\ inittiitiiin  i'itJiOr a stiirifhirii or imrrrnv >;iiiij;.,* rail\Miy for  th'* purpo1-': <>i fimvtiyliitf pfis*-iii)^L'rs "und  lr>\'/f]ii, iiifliidh-^ nil IciniU of nuTchiiiKliso,  /rem it pi-ini tit or r.rur Jltixidtctn on the Skcr-im  flw-r, Cn^inr di*-(rict, l'.rlt!-h Coluinhtii, hy  Uic iiioxt dir--'*t nud fcadhh- r*itit<' to a point on  tin: <)iu\unfn. river, Cu-sInr district, Iiri(i--li  f',u]\tm\A(i, n;id frimi there to 11 point on the  V<-i\fp river, with power to fomtruct, eiiiilit,  oii'Tnii- mill nmintiiiri hnwieii 1 incjh nnil all  nei-i-t-miry roiuii, hrldKt:--, wiiy*, ferrhis,  wlinrvi"!, ilficks mid conl tnuiK'er.s; nnd with  l-fiw-r to bnlid, oh ii, *t'(]tilp, opcnitt- mid iruiin-  t-ii:i *<i*'hiii nnd oth'*r vi".-<_N und bouts; und  with power to build t:-|iilp, opertn*'J nnd imilii-  tuln I'lh-^ruph und telephone 11rion In connection with --Mid milvviiy und hrHiiclic1', and to  rnrry on ;t irenornl ('Nj-rc.-iS hnsiiH"i*<, und to  h.iMd nnd operate fttl kinds of plunt for the  -mrpo-"- iff inpplyin������; lit^ht, heut, idctrlcity. or  f;uv ulud of motive pow^r; und with power to  I'-tpriipriP-l" Ifiiifb for i!.������'ptirpoir-t ������-f thn -*om-  p������iny, nnd fo Hfujulre land*, Iwinnses, privileges,  or other nids from nny f:"vcriiiiy:-nt, niunieipiiJ-  ity or f-ther pttr-ton-** or i-odies eorpornle; nnd  to iiiiikft truntf* or oth*;r iirraTiireinf-nts'ivitb  rallwny. steam bout, or other ��������� companies'; and  with power to build whj*!$oii rouds to be usM  rn the roimtruc.tion of si:nli rnllwnyHiid in ud-  viiiu'e of the same, and to levy and collect tolls  from nil par tie)* usimr and on all freight passim: over ���������; any of such road.-i built by the  roin^nny/ whether built before or after tiie  construction of tin! railway; ami with all  other /usual, necessary, or incidental rights,  itiower-i. or privilege* ns may be necessary or  incidental or condnciye-to the attainment of  the above objects or anv of tliem.  Dated at the city of Victoria the 6th day of  .binuarv. A..D.W98.  TJonwEiJ, ,t nun*.  l">jw(H Holicitor.-- for tlie* Applicant*.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given thnt appltcution will  be made lo the be^ishtlive Assembly of tlie  Province of ltritl-sh Columliia. at its next session, for a Private Hill to incorporate a Hallway ami L'oloni/.iUion Conipuuy to build,equip-1  nKiiuttiin and operute a line or lines of railway lrom Mime noint at or near tin* head of  Mt-unibout navl^iitiou on the Kl.ecim Kiver;  thence by the uio-*l rei^ihle route to a point til  or near tin; Yellow Head Puss or In the aUer-  ni".live to home point on the eusleru bnuiidary  ol the 1-rnvlnceof Hriti.~h Columbia by way o'f  I ho Pan-nip kiver, with power to extend "the  Miid line from the >inrtfiik point down to the  mouth of the said Mcertm Kiver; and also to  niillior!>e and eini>ower tlio company to build  from time to lime brunch lines to farming  liiitds und to groups of inEnes and eoueentra-  l tors from uny of the above mentioned Hues of  railway.", <uch branch lines not to exceed  thirty miles In length; with power to build  telegraph and telephone Hues, and to equip  and operate the said railway and Its branches,  and lo erect uud maintain ull necessary work"  for the generation nnd transmission of electricity or power within tlie area of the operation^  of the .said Company, nnd power to build,  maintain nnd operate wharves, blocks and  steanibnats, saw-mills, and acquire water privilege", to construct dam", fluineH, ete., for improving and increasing the water privileges,  and to make trnille or other arrange-  nieiits with railwnvs, steamboats or other companies, and for nl. oilier tu-ual and ueeessarv  power.-., rights or privileges for tho purpose o'f  u railway and colonization company.  i;oi)\vixt��������� mvixfi & duff,  Solicitors for Applicants.  Victoria, II. C, 21th November, A.I). 1897.  ilce t 0t w  Notice  Notice is hereby given tlmt Application will  be made to the Legislative Assembly of the  prnvlncipof British Columbia at its next sea  slon for an Act to Incorporate The Mountain  Tramway and Electric Company, with power  to construct, acquire and operntu ropeways  and tramways for transportation of freight  from points on or near the Nakusp & Hloenn  Hallway and branches thereof to- mines nnd  mineral claftn<- In the :_Mf:<ii~i-;un Camp aud  Whitewater JtnMH and elsewhere In the district through which said railwnyand branches  pass or will puss and from "points on the  Columbia r it Kootenay Jtailwny, Crow-.s Nest  line, constructed or.to-be constructed, and  branches thereof In the mining districts of  East and West Kootenay, in mines and mineral  claims in the districts through which said  J-aihvuys and brunches respectively pass or  will pass; and to construct, acquire and operate works and plant to. trenerute and supplv  heat, light and electricity in the said District's  and elsewhere in the Province, and to dispose  of such heat, light and electricity; and to acquire and bold all kinds of real and personal  property, together with the power to expropriate landx and all other powers and privileges that may be necessarv, incidental or  advantageous to the full exercise of the powers  hereinbefore mentioned.  Dated this 14th day of December, 1S97.  DAVIS, MARSHALL. MAONKILI, <t ABBOTT,  ?I-lul Solicitor:* for applicants.  If you  wnnt (-niploymout-, or  looUiiii;' I'm* ;l Imhi.su U> rout  yvIil-u you rpiu*h V.-uu-ouvl-p  Hjiply l()'th<_-'  -Vancouver Employment and  House Renting1 Agency.  Mi Hast.iu^s St*.. WukL.  Harry Edwards,  Taxidermist;  Third   Street.,  just   oast  School House.  of   the  Deer Henels, lilrils nnel Aiiiiniils, ete.,  . nml . niiiiiiituil,      "Iiiil    Orileis  iittcutleil to.  lireHervoil  liroinjitiy  8dlm  Photographs, Cards,  Fancy - Goods, Japanese Ware and Bric-a  Brae in endless.'variety.  Sec onr performing  Butterflies.  ENGLISH   TOBACCOS,  SMOKER'S  REQUISITES.  Cigars in small boxes of 25  each.  Uo gI������  Itevelstoke Station.  JAS.McMlLLAMCO.  mcORPORATlD.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. North,  minneapolis,   minim.  Branch: ss wharist., VICTORIA, B. G.  J. A. Browne.m*h������mb.  ^J-Shlpmenls Solicited. Write for Circular.*  '.;(___.._?-:--'"-.,���������_  ^Bt^Krr:t^^sx:v^::;::i^i  EEfiE

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