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 .'��������� ./���������' f  ' **# ���������    f ,v   V    r **%  -ISSTTIEID   G_?-WIOES-A.-"W"EEIC--"W"EI33SrESn3A."Y"S    -A-ILTID    S^TTTIRID^-SrS-  Vol. II.    No. 6.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 189S.  $2.00 a Year in. Advanced  in Western Canada.  Hudson's Bay  Company   |  |jjj     ��������� [ISCOI'.l'OltATKIl 1670] S*  ���������o       "      ��������� 1  M  The   Most   Up*to-Date   Outfitters a  8 1  I  s  i  <Si   Inti'iiilinf! Prospector*  s-honlel write ns  ~<t contains an excellent Map ami an  S estimate of   tlie   probable co*t of a  rj! complete outtlt for the Golet Field*.  a>j Hudson's Bay Stores,  (8 Calgary.  !������ C.II.C.U1V, Feb. 1, 1S9S.     .  4������R-?3P?>-3^S^ss_33^5J-!S?,S^5:~r--?a  Haig: &; Crage  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  A  RTHUR G. M: SPRAGGE,  Barrister. Solicitor, Sec.  Notary Public.  Office upstair* in Smith's block. Pacific Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.   C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q* C,  . URISTEK, SuLIC-.TOIt,  XOTAHY  l'CM.IC,   KTI  -    -Revelstoke, B.C.  Solicitor for Impcrini Hank of Cnnaila.  JAMES  MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  Office:   Cowan   Block,   Rwclstnk *,   n. C.  1'. 0. Hex 103. lOftt  DR. MALLOCH,  Physician and Surgeon.  Ollice in Dr. .McLean's oflice.  McKF.N7.IK AVK., - UKVKIiiTOKE,  At his oflice Friday, Saturday anil Sunday.  -���������GAMBLE_&=-0'REILLY,--^  Civil-Exoineeks. Phovinc-ial Land  SlJltVKYOKS.  Accountnnts- anel fJeneral j\scnt.s,  Vcl-on ami Uo.-slnntl, West Kootenny,  llricith Columbia,  F. C. f~AMHLK. J. I*.. M. Inst. C. K., M. Can. Soc.  C. K.,-1*. I*. S. for It. (".. (lutii Ilesiilent En*  cineer Iieparlinent of Public Works in  Camilla in It. CO Xel������on, B. <". ���������. . ���������  Francis .1. O'KKU.I.v, Assoc. M. Inst. C. E., IM.,".  .    for 11. C lto*-lanel, II. 0. sjlyif  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. T658.  TlcpiiNr ni***tings are he'd in th"  Odelecllow*' Hall on Hie bi*co id and  J fourth Wi-dno-rtRVBof "nch iiionth at  "t" 7:3'lpm. Visiting brethren cordially  """ Invliol.  Dn. T. .If.fr*. W. M. T. J. Rkaiiamr, Iti>c*-"oi'.  IV. c. lliR.NBV, Kiu.-Scc.       II. S. Wii.son. Treas.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining  Brokers.  Agents for thei Queen I-'ire Insurance Co., of  America,  ileprescntctl by XV. Morris, Itevelstoke.       Ciitf  Our business during' theX.nas  rush pcjualli'd if not surpassed  our fullest expectations, and we  wish to thank tho numerous  friends and customers, who  helped to make things lively.  Business must be, kept up  although the"holidays are over,  and with this object in view we  call attention to the following  announcement:  Our Dry Goods Department  lias heen thoroughly  overhauled since the rush subsided. All our stock is in splendid "shape and new' lines have  recently been added. We wish  to draw special attention -to our  bargains iu  Imported Flannels and Flanneliettes  Pieces of Dress Goods  A Stock of Hosiery, just imporled  '  A Well Assorted Stock of Silks  Gents' Furnishing DeDsrtment  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Drafins nnd  Deli*, cry Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always ready at a moment's notice.  Agent for the Standard Oil Company.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Successors to Hull Bros. & Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOP8   and   REVEL8TOKE.  All orders In our line promptly filled.  THE  CITY  SCAVENGER,  A. WRIGHT  f,s prcpiiri!il to do all kinels of scavenging rounil town. All orders left at.  the Hkrald Ollice unci AV. 13.  Pease to Co.'s store* promptly  ftUenileil   In.     Yards,   lanes   and  privies cleaned.  ISflm  A well assorted stock of Men's  Clothing made bycthe best clothing houses in C .nada is now  open to inspection by the public.  Our Suits are in all styles and  for fit and cut look just as well  as cus'oui-made clothes at a  third of the cost.  The Grocery and Provision  Department  '' is always kept stocked  with a full supply in every line  of the best and freshest goods.  We are agents for Ram Lai's Tea,  the ver}- best in the market.  Our prices are made to suit the  times. We always keep in our  warehouses a good stock of hay,  oats and vegetables.  THE TAHGIER/MINE, LIMITED  The   Report of the    Chairman  at   the  General Meeting of the Stockholders.  The first (statutory) general meeting  meeting of this Ccunp.'.ny   was hold on  1-Vli. llltli at Winchester House, 10. C,  under  Llie  presidency  of  the   Earl nf  Essex.   The secretury, ."Ir. ]{. Stanley  William*', having read the notice convening the meeting,    the   chairman,  11ftor referring to the fart I hat lhis was  tin; statutory meeting of the company,  said :    The  Company  was  formed for.  the purpose of iicrpiii-iug  the  mineral,  property  known  as the Tangier, situated aiiout twenty-live miles mirth   of  the  Canadian, Pacific  1 tail way.    This  minernl   property,   wliich   almost   adjoins  the   "Waverley   Mine,   formerly  lielonged to the  Goldfields  of   Biitish  Columbia, Limited, nnd Mint Company  ciirricd   out    sutiii-ienl    development  work on the property   to prove that it  contained a large and rich  vein of ore,  consisting   of   iron    pyrites   carrying  gold.'mid   grey   copper    and   galena,  carrying if very  high   value  of silver.  .This vein of ore has  been proved to lie  aiiout ]r> feet wide.    A'-cordiiu; to Mr.  Otto   Abeling.   who    lias   had   aliotit  twenty years' experience, of the mines  of .North America, the showing of high  grtide oie on the Tangier is  one which  hi*  has  never seen" -equalled, or   even  approached, during all his experience.  Unlike the  Wuverley  .Mine, which' is  almost  entirely   a   tunnelling proposition,  the. Tangier  will   have   to " be  developed   Iiy   means   of  shafts,   and  after consultation  with  Jlr. Abeling,  your Board has arranged to order suitable sinking,   pumping,   and   winding  plant,   and   such   machinery   will   Ixi  erected on lhe mine at the earliest possible  moment.    Prom   present  indications  we  arts of  the opinion that the  Tangier will lie able lo continue regular shipments as .soon as the necessary  plant  has   been   elected  on the mine.  At  the  present time, operations'have  lie't'ii'.di'scoiitiniied   pending" the  erection   of . sncli   plant,.and ��������� also- partly  owing to the fact that the wagon road  whicli we have built from Albert Cun-  "ynii, 011 the O. P. Jl., litis been tempor-  .irily   blocked   by   snow'   slides.    It is  quite impossible   at   the   present  time  foi' us to give you tm -estimate of what  the future of the Tangier Mine is likelv  to  prove ; but  there, is one statement  which   I  have  confidence  in   milking,  and it is thai if this gri at, vein of high-  grade ore proves  its  permanency and  richness   at   depth, you   will   htive.-ui  ; investment,   that   will   yield you   itn-  nien'se profit & in the future.    We have  received     "expert   advice    from   men  capable   of   giving   such   advice,   and  ���������they-h.-ive-been-lcad-tn-believe-llint-ib  is practically   impossible for this great  vein to pinch   out.    The  hanging  and  foot wall are  holh  distinctly  defined',  and  in   no  possible  sense of the term  can this vein-be   considered,  pocketty.  I am justified  in  saying this Tangier  property offers an  extremely  promising  mining   speculation.    All   mining  ventures arc more or less  speculative ;  hut if ever a property held  out  favorable inducements for  the  expenditure  of capital on development  work.it is  the   Tangier.     The  working foreman  nt your mine under Mr. Graham i.s Mr.  lla/.t'll  iu  Britis-h   Columbia-    Befoie  accepting  the position    olfered   him.  .Mr. Ilazell   prolfered   to    inspect   the  property,  nud   he   then   immediately  agreed 10 accept the appointment. The  latest information we have received is  a cable report  from  Mr. Ilazell, dated  February loth, in which he states that  Lhe development work   up to date consists of two  tunnels,  two ctoss-cuts,  and 11 drift.   The length of one- of. the  tunnels is SO ft.    Where- the  vein  has  been intersected it proves to he about  15  ft. wide, of  which 5 ft. consists of  concentrating ore, giving a   value  in  gold alone of $30 per ton.   The balance  of this vein   consists  of exceptionally  high-grade ore, whicli has heen proved  to contain a considerable value, in gold  and copper, in addition   to a very high  value in silver.    Of this clean shipping  ore Mr. Jltf/.ell informs us that  he has  already shipped lTi tons of the approximate value of   $1700, equal in   Jjuglish  money   to   ;C2o   (is, yd. per   Ion.     Mr.  Ilazell further advises us lo proceed at,  once   with   the   sirkingof it  verLic.-il  shaft to a depth of IM fl., nnd to drive  tin the ore bodies,    lie   stales that the  work will require hoisting nnd   pumping   machinery, and that  the  present  iiitlic.'ilions  of  the mine  fully  justify  this outlay.    When it is borne in mind  that   this   Tangier   ore docs not only  carry  those  high   values in  gold, but  also is particularly rich   in silver, with  considerable   quant ities   of   lead   and  copper,  its   aliuoi.t   unique   character  will he understood, and its great value  recognized.      Numerous   assays   have  proved the ore to  ciinluhron nn  average   over   J00   oz.' of    silver    to   Lhe  ton.    Willi     regard   (o     the     transportation     of     the     ore.    you     may  have noticed iu   Jlr.  Abeling's  report,  his estimate as to  the   quantity   anil  value of oie which hns been proved  on  the   Waverley   Aline,   which   adjoins  the Tangier Mine, anil that in his opinion   snflicient.   ore   b.-dies   have ' been  developed to justify the  necessary  expenditure which will be entailed in the  building   of" 11. railroad   from   Allien  Canyon to this group of  mines.   The  Tangier Board, in conjunction with the  Goldfields      of      British       Columbia,  Limited,   and    the   Waverley     Mine,  Limited, have; decided to co-operate  in  the building of 11. railroad   which   will  connect your mine with the Canadian  Pacific Railroad, and a J3ill asking  for  the  necessary   powers   is   now    being  brought, into the Legislative Asscin'nly  of  British   Colunibi-t.     As   soon    as  these powers have   been   obtained. Unnecessary arrangemeiils will   be  made  for the building of the railroad, and  it  is quite possible that before the winter  of 1S0S sets in we shall have a railroad  cti]ialile of conveying from the mines 11  very, large  output  of cue.    Further, I  may   say   that , provisional    arrangements have already been made with the  .Dominion   GovernuVeut    at    Ottawa,  whereby certain hind  on   the   Illerille-  iv.-iet   Kiver. ��������� close   to   the   Canadian  Pacific n.iilroad. will be granted to  us  for the  purposes of a smelter.    With  a railroad lo convey the ore  frain   the  mine, and tt smelter at Albert  Canyon  to treat the ores, we 'shall   be  able   to  reduce the gross cost of production and  reduction to a minimum, with   the  re-  suit that, the highest possible  amount  of profit, will be made.  The b-il.-ince of  the report   will   appear in our next issue.  C. B. Hume & Co,  Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, B. C.  Dea'h of Chief Justice Davie.  Telegrams received from Victoria  J*ii!*tU-'^ii>"^ian_n__n:iicecl____thi!J__de.'ith__o������_  Chief Justice* Davie at Victoria tit 11.35  a. 111. on Monday. lie, died in St.  Joseph's hospital of disease of the.  heart complicated with kidney  troubles. His death was quite sudden  though not unexpected. q  |Tho deceased chief justice was ;  native of Surrey in England and son  of Dr. D.-ivie, who was a member of  the legislative assembly in Biilish Col  uinlii.-i. lie was called to the bar in  3877, appointed Q. 0. in 38SS and was  for several years a bencher of the Ln w  Society. He wtis elected member for  Victoria, City in 1882 which seat he  held until 1S1U. when he was returned  for Cowichan. He succeeded his brother tho��������� lale Hon. Alex. Davie as  Attorney General in 1SS!) and in'1SR2  on the death of the Hon. John Knlison,  was culled upon to form a cabinet, as  Premier, whicli position lie held until  ho accepted the important tifiice of  Chief Justice of the Supreme Court-  succeeding to Sir Matthew B.iillic-  Begbie in 1S95.J  Magic Liniment  Should be in eveiy household for burns  and s_!alils. all forms of swellings, sore*,  throat, whoopint? cough, cold on the  chcut, bit������st:f insects and all forms ot  inllnniniatioii. Magic Liniment is  superior to all othcre.  A Terrible Habit ������������*aa  Maiij- people have unconsciously become  vicujv- lo the ti-rnble cocaine habit, through  u*ung the catarrh powdcri which contain this  .!ru;c. J,.panc?e '-ataTh Cure do"a not rank  among tie is class of e_tat.-ir.lt cires. It iri a thoroughly ar.lii***pt"c pejmade, which reaches lho  scat of the disease: relieves colli in the head in  one minute, and there ii not a single case of  cai>rrh Incurable, if this remedy ia persistently  used.  " <_^-'W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  Dr.tOGtsTj, Kevelstoke.  There is no truth in the sensational  rumors of war between Spain and the  United States cm rent round town  yesterday. The report is stated to have  originated in a. lower country newspaper oflice. The very latesi. news is  given in our despatches.  A story is told in the Kamloops  Sentinel that a number of Indians  have beett washing on Kanaka bar, a  little berow Lytton. for some time  past and making as high as $50 a day  per head.  The ca uso of the delay of No. 2 on  Sunday was an extensive slide and  washout at Boston Bur .Bluff which  buried the track 100 feet deep under  rock and dirt. The train was held at  Agassiz all night.  Tbe .Western Mining "World, one of  the most influential mining journals  in the western states, reprints in its  current issue the articles on Laforme  and Griiner Creeks', which recently  appeared, in the Hekald.  CORRESPONDENCE  A   Prospectors    Opinion   About   North  Kootenay and Revelstoke.  To the l.iliior of Ihe 11 i:l:ai.1>.  .Some, of the local people know that  llie territory surrounding Kevelstoke;  the Uig lJeiid. Trout. Luke, Fish Creek,  and other close mining districts,  abounds in prccii.iisiiiincr.-ils, very few  however beyond the lifty mile radius  of Kevelstoke have got any idea of the  vast ore deposits that in the lasL few  years' roaming prospectors have discovered I here. The same ch.'iracLer'of  cue that made the. Slocan country  famous as a large producer, the same  that made many an American 'un independent'"'fortune, such as i.s found in  the Payne, lluth. lleco, Slocan Star  and Whitewater mines, can bo found  within fifty miles of I'evclstoke in  large quaiililjies ; huge leads of base  metal, copper ore, arsenical and magnetic iron, tin* s.-iini! cuppings that  made the Kossland ramp a heavy shipper, und fiee milling prop.,i'-ilions,also,  with free gold often visible to the  nuked eye, bul. who knows.of these  hidden riches outside of the searching  irospector?  Having labored hard till summer,the  coming snowstorm brings him hack  to town, and tit Lhe end of his hazardous and laborious journeys in nine  limes nut ot' ten lu finds himself broke,  ii: toes sticking out of his shoes, his  old overalls stained with bacon grease,  lit for ti soap factory, and full of holes  burnt- on chilly nights on scorching  camp fires, tind fed on poorly cooked  bannock and beans, he is a hard looking sight and not in shape to make his  finds revive. Ilu 1ms got. to In* satisfied to stand the storekeeper oil' nnd  work his jawbone to the extent of ti  few dollars, because, what is lie going  to do? Tliere are no mines ' in the  vicinity where the prod net of his muscle,  could replenish his empty pocket, book  and travelling to working mining  camps" is".expensive,' the C. P. K..system or other transportation companies  system being on ii cash basis. And so  after peddling his rocks round for a  few weeks, trying to catch what he  calls '-suckers," he either falls into the  clutches of tho so called middleman,  who is looking for options on claims  to be put on the English market at an  enhanced value, hut never I'gares on  opening up a prospect himself, his only  aim being to get the 10 per cent, on'a  big bond.  Or otherwise the poor unfortunate  prospector manages to wind up in  some charitable hoarding place, where  after a lapse of a couple of moons, and  the everv day higher rising sun tin*  jiOLincingit(>-hiiii-theari-ival-of=anothei!  summer, he comes to the conclusion  that, it is better for his general welfare  lo exchange his claims lor beefsteaks  tind Irish stews, than to have them  sold the* next season a I. public auction  lo the highest bidder.  J3ut the said claims are only worked  to the extent of li few gopher holes and  some flaming advertisitients about rich  strikes in the local papers. And the  Big Bend, Trout Lake snid Pish Creek  districts remain tin unknown quantity  to the investing public it*. London, New  York and other inoney centres.  Now, alter stating facts as you see.  them every day, we come to the point.  Incorporate Itevelstoke, expend a few  thousand dollars iu advertising lluvel-  sl.oke's resources, and let everybody  according to his share bear part of the  incurring burden uud reap the rich  harvest that will come, when those  people, attracted by your advertisement.-, will open up your mines and  send cut* load*; of ore evei y day out of  the Big Bend, Trout Jjttke and Pish  Creek. Itemenilier that one shipping  mine is worth tt dozen or so wild cat  schemes that some, unscrupulous promoting has originated. And it will  nol, he long before the prosperous mer  chant will have a bright smile on his  once mourning face again, because the  word jawbone he hardly knows, as  everybody is working that is looking  for a job, the miner, the inechanic-the  laborer and every body else. And  Revelstoke, once a getting off place to  Rossland, Nelson, or Kaslo and Sandon, will be a, flourishing city of rosy  homes in the beautiful valley of the  old Columbia.  PmisPKcxon.  WALL PAPER I   WALL PAPER I.I  Spring honsecleaning.decorating and  wall papering is now the order of the  season. We have just received the  largest consignment of wall papers  ever seenpn Revelstoko. The patterns  are of the very latest design and the  prices arc lower than .ever. Call and  exutuine them both.  C. B. Hume & Co.  THE FRENCH CREEK CO.  Hearing by the   Gold   Commissioner   o:  the Objections.  The., hearing of the objections riised  by lhe French Creek Co. lo the granting of placer leases on French Creek to  F. Vandall, S. 13ate and M. Black wius  cominenied 011 Monday at - p. in.  XV. White. Q.O.. appeared for F. Van-  dull and the others and A. G. M.  Spragge for the company. The company own, five bench claims on the  west .side of the. creek in the older  named following up che. creek. Xtigget,  Bahamas, a fractional claim, Gold  Hill, Royal and Chicago. On the opposite side, of the creek are the bench  claims owned by t.he Stoneleigh .Mining Co., wliich is working with the  J-Yrnrh Creek Co. The creek claims  fur which application i--" being made  are three in number and run for a mile  and a.half on the creek, under the  Nugget, .-md Gold Mill'.bench'claim--.  Directly above them on the creek lies  the well-known Consolation placer  mine.  The first witness examined was Mr.  J. M. SkealV, the euginer of both the  Fiench Creek and Stoneleigh Mining  Companies. His examination shewed  thiil the French Creek company are  engaged in putting in, ,-i flume 12.200  feet long running from French creek to  a point opposite the old' Gold Hill  tunnel and.terminating til an elevation  of -J00 feet ti hove the mouth of the  tunnel. From this point another  flume will carry the water Lo a penstock, whence it is to be conveyed by  pipes 10 the gravel, wliich there is 00  feet deep. The tailings are lo he conveyed into the creek hy a bed rock  flume and discharged at a point-30 feet  above the creek, below the Gold Hill  cabin:' If the company were deprived  of this dumping ground the claims on  whicli $100,000 had been spent, would  have, to be abandoned.  It wtis-on this hist statement that  the cross-examination by-Mr. While  tiatui-aliy- hinged. Witness admitted  that he had never taken any';elevations along the south lino of tho Gold  Hill and the values-were pretty evenly  distributed all over the Gold Kill and  Nugget claims. He was not' aware  that the Nugget and Bahamas fraction  were purchased for clumping ground.  He was not in a position to swear that,  it was not possible to work the gravel  up stream. There were surface indica-.  tions oE one back channel between Lhe  Gold Hill tunnel nnd the hose of the  mountain. The outlet of the assumed I  course of this supposed channel;was  through the Nugget claim, and if the  surface depressions really indicated  .such-a channel, it-might*-have������been-atone time the bed of the creek and he  htul concluded atone time that it was  probable th.it it was- In his opinion  there was. more workable ground  on ,the north of the Gold Hill  tunnel than south. He had not prospected the ground north of the tunnel,  hut had prospected south of it al the  upper drift 25 or 30 feel away and al  Hennessey's cut 2,000 feet away. The  indications of gold at these points  compared favorably with those*" found  iu the Gold SI ill tunnel. The giouud  between lli-iinessey's cut and tile  tunnel was workable ground in his  opinion.  ll is obvious without the iiieiin~ of  levels, that that portion of the properly lyim; between the Gold Hill tunnel  aud Ihe point where the ridge of bed  rock drops olf al the creek froul.a  little north of Hennessey's cabin, approximately, can Im; worked in a manner similar to the nper-itions which tire  to be commenced at the mouth of the  tunnel. In regard to that portion of  the property lying south of a line from  this point and running N. \V. towards  Lhe base of the mountain, it must be  thoroughly investigated before il is  decided that it can be worked. Had  investigated this portion of the company's property with a view to determining the bi!St means of working it  and came to the conclusion that the  information to be gained from surface  indications whs so very me.-igit*. that  it would require -considerable expenditure of money and time lo establish tin* necessary information whether  01 not this part of the properly could  be worked. If a flume was bi ought  down the back channel-it could not In*  u.-i-d to hychanlic the south part of the  company's property to have a commercial value on amount of the small  scope of the operations. Ic would not  be practical under tbe conditions to  bring a pipe from the pentstock alontr  the bench within twenty feet of the  edge of the bench to a point south west  THE WAR SCARE.:;.:-'  PREPARATIONS FOR''CONFLICT"'  IN SPAIN AND THE ���������STATES:-'-'  Capture   of an   American   Schoonen-Off:  the Coast of Spain.���������The British NavT" '  '- .    *.       * i -,    >.- -i ,*..  . .-���������--.  to Receive a Large I ncrease.-^-A ���������Poet-'  Killed  in a   Due!.���������The '.Wcst^E'igin ���������  Recount    Returns   a   Liberal' by - the  Casting Vote of the Returning Officer  ���������Distribution of the   Klondike Trade.-  (Special to thu Hkrald*)*;  . Wakhinotok, Mar. 0.���������Preparations  for war still  continue.    Capt. Brown-  son of the navy department   has"lgoiie'"-  10. England   to   tiscertain'-'what ewii'i*--  ships are i'or sale.    The^SptuiishVu&YyJ"  is mobilizing.   .        *   -.  .v-..    .--���������*; t-::i-.'  .-���������-.���������i"' -id. 1 ���������  Havana. Mar. 0.���������"A Spanish'vg'u'h'-'5-  boal" has captured an '' A rile'rifcint'"' ���������  school in an inlet near C.isa Lada'/-  Spain, Uje captain giving iHi'sa.lfsfact-'-'  ory reason why he wtis there.  WASUiNCTON-.'Mar.  0.���������The' United !  Stales .appropriation bill-for* the  pur- -  pose of purclitisingshipsand munitions  of war. if necessary, wiis"pas"s~ecr"-.vith;:k'-,  out a dissenting vote.''-" ' ~l" "  "-"' ���������"'*  -.- -e   ;     '-   i.      .   -*:    .'  >    .'���������*, ir-l,e.'  -.-',���������*"  Rome, Mar. 0.���������Seigiior.-Vayftlootti,'.-.  the poet, dramatistand member of'theT--.  Chamber  of deputies, who was killed11  in.a duel, was.butied todiiy'.   ,!: J '���������'"���������'���������' '  , ���������.   ,.. ���������"      .*,.'- -..   c,  Vakcc-iuveh. lMar.' u���������XV. Godfrey." *  the" elected piesiclent of the' Board of ���������"  Trade, has estimated -"that $100,000 'k .  week is'beingleft in Vancouver b'y.the r  Klondike trade. $150,000 in .-Victoria. ���������  and half a million a-week; in Seattle..;-  Half of- those who arrive en route go'.-*  to'Seattle .from here' and half of 'tlie'-  remiiinder go tii Victoria.    :;' ." * -'_ :"���������_'-���������'-  ���������London-, March 0.���������The naval; ex- ���������  peutlitnre'has ��������� been -" increased 'oiit; ������������������  million !fonr 'hundred aiid;' Xort-fe'  thousand four hundred"pounds; "'$i-cj  thotisaud.three hundred iind forty nieii'-?  will be added to the, navy.--- Fifty-four "  war ships of all classes and'Hi torpedo!;.,  boats are being built.'- -  ���������     .'���������-..������ !.:..'  ToRO.vro, March 9.:^Th<~^est,Ei{~;in'-  re-count"resulted in a tie,, wheivthe ic- ���������  turning officer.cn.-t the deciding .vo.t"e ���������  in favor of the- Liberal candidate,' .D.'v  Gi.-McNish. "'The' fir-ib * reports-''gave -  McDiarmid, the Conservative'Van'di--;-  date;the seat. ,'TIiis recount takes'.'oiio'*'"  off the Cbnservative.siil.e :i.nd.ycius..one_ ���������  to the Liberal. ��������� The Jtusscll.election .  will not take place till Frid*y.���������- . <.-,?. .. ;���������  New York, March". 0.���������Closing' quo- '���������  tatious yesterday: Silvei;" bullion ,&1; ",  Spot54j; Lead ������:i.65. ..      J... J'   "U'U  of Hennessey's cabin and about 000  feet from ic. hut nevertheless it could  be done, under the idea of overcoming  any obstacle with money, but it would  be impractical and impossible to work  the comp.itiy'** giemnd with it.  This concluded the ci*~i****-i-:-u;i~iii'ttiou  of the witness..  . - KILLED IN ^SHOWSL-ltiE^;-:  One   of  the"' Lade   Boys ' Buried   near' -  ' '-��������� ��������� .:. ���������'        -1. ��������� .'-.-���������  ....   Silverton. .-     i.,r./        .,,,*?  XV.   J.   Lode, 'one,   of  .the '_three'".  brothers, who own the' golejl claim, on, -,  Gainer  creek, "was  killed  in  .I'snow-.���������  slide near Silverton on.6uiidayA-Feb.-.j_  27th, says the New  Denver Ledge, oft'  last Thursday:   "Thc-! particulars '^of -  the fatal slide as told by  the' coinpuii-.j:  ions of Lade who were working -.Vitli,..  hint are these:   A  slide hail" blocked..*  lhe  Four  Mile  road", on  jtlie-Jteetl-.-.  Robertson gi-oup'and it was impossible. ���������  for the pack train!* to  come  out  with-'  the ore from the Vancouver nnel 'otlnA1'-'  properties.   A party of inen'wen't .dp"'  from Silverton lo clear   the.'.ru'ndwny.'j-  and with them-was young .Lade.'   Four  of.them   were working   on  the.slide .  when, without warning,.anothet'- -slide .--  came down and caught all of the' iiien'.'*'  The companions of Ladewere nOl~ in- -  jiired. though all  were . more   or  Tc-sVJ.  covered  by,. the  snow\ . When ������������������they V,  managed to free themselves thqy ,<-etr_,  to work to rescue Lade.  . One -of*, the-.-,  party was sent to Silverton- to.-suiii-'--*  moil help and soon every man in" the'".-  camp was on, the  scene!-> ' After   two   .  hours searching the body'was. i-ecovet;!, :  ed. cold in death. .--, **.-_��������� V. "n'-~  Wm. J. Lade: was a young man .well '������  liked by everybody.     He  was but 19"'  years of age.    Two of his brothers are.-'  working   at Silverton" and the  tin-cut*-'  were interested in some very valn-'.hlis-'i':  properties on Four Mile.   They came; "  here'from   the   Lardeau.     The-,Lade .  family have  heen  peculiarly-unfortunate   working   in   and   about   mines.  The hoy's father was caught~iii" a  pre- ���������  mature" blast while working a shift .to..  accominofWte" a     friend     and " made;  ' totallv blind: an uncle was killed, in  n,    ,  snowslide.  and   il   was   while.  doip^#.,  volunteer worK'that the 'son inec his*,'  untimely death".���������New Denver Ledge. '������������������  " \ .... I/TARRIED. -_   -" ���������   ', '':  Foreman���������Caiu-oj.���������On Moiid.-ty.^lji-.__!.,..",.  ' 7th. in th'e Central Hotel, by KeV. J." '_,  A. Wood, George Foreman. C. P.'R. '"  hrakcniaii.- Kevelstoke, to Miss Mary -  - Jane Cavtol. of Comapli-c. Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  ReTelitoke, Lai-dean,' Bin: Bend, Trout Lake  Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Distriots.  A. JOHNSON Proprlelo".  O. B- OROOAN Editor.  A Beml-Wsoklr Journal, published In the  Inter*!*-*, of Bevelstoke and tho surround n������  dlttrlot, Wednesdari aud -"aturdajs, making  :lo*eat connections wltb all trains.  AdTertUtna Bates : Display uels. fLSO per  column lDCh.J2.(X) per Inch whentnserUiiloti tit to  pare* L������Ml acis., 12o por (nonparo'l) lino for  Srit insertion; 80 for each additional Insertion.  Reading notices. 15c per Uno each issuo. Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, frco.  Subscription P.������te������: By mail or carrier. ������2.0O  per annum; ~U,~'for Bix months, strictly in  *Our<Job Department: Thk IIkiui.ii Job  Department is one of the bost oejuipped  printing offlces in West Kootenay, and lei pro-  pared to execute all kinds of printing in Unit  class style at honest prices. Ono price to all*  So job too large���������none too small���������for us. aitiu  orders promptly attended to. Give ua a trial  on your next ordor. .  To Correspondents: We inl correspond*  ���������nos on aor subject of Interest .to tho gonoral  public, and dealro a reliable regular correspondent In evory locallf Biirrpunding  Revelstoke. In all cases tho bona fide namo  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  . Revelstoke. 6. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS*  1. All correspondence must bo legibly  written on ene side of the paper only.  7. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the pr por name  of the writer. ...  2. Correspondence with referonco to anything that has appeared in another paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in TnE Heualp.  WEDNESDAY.   MARCH   9.      1S9S.  TO HIS GOVERNMENT POSITION  AS LIEUT. GOVERNOR  LIBERALS  STILL   INCREASE  THE TURN OF THE TIDE  A Liberal government has been  in power in Ontario tor more than I  a  quarter of  a  century, during I  which time  no   opportunity  lias  ever been lost of dispensing public  patronage in such'a manner as to  entrench themselves more ninily  in  power.      During   tho    recent  elections they had   the' valuable  assistance    of    a   vast  army  of  officials   who,   besides   forming a  large vote among themselves, were  by virtue of their positions able  to control the votes oi   a  much  larger   number   of  others.     Nor  were the government allowed to  depend on their own resources in  the struggle which has just now  closed.   They had at their disposal  the. powerful   assistance  of   the  Liberal  cabinet, jointly and   individually.     Tho Ilouse of Commons at Ottawa, was  adjourned  for a week on the motion of the  Premier so that  every available  Liberal member might return to  his constituency and throw iu his  influence in favor,of the government.   There are in all 91 seats in  the   Ontario    house;   26  only  of  which were represented in the last  Legislature     by '���������_. Conservatives.  Yet in spite of the apparent favorable circumstances,   the   Liberal  government has emerged from the  contest, demoralized and practically    defeated.      Some    of   the  eastern  papers   claim   that   the  Conservatives even  now have a  numerical majority, but whether  this be so or not, they have gained  so many seats that it will'be impossible for Premier Hardy to run  the province for any appreciable  length of time.  ----^TheGlobe.-inspired no-doubtby-  its knowledge of the size of the  bar'l   and of the  other powerful  influences    which'    were     being  brought to bear   by the Federal  and   Local   governments  ou   the  minds of the   electors was  more  that   usually  Falstaffian    iu   its  method of conductingthe|campaign  Each day its news coluruus were  headed by an alliterative legend of  which Mr* Whitney's forthcoming  annihilation was the theme.   One  of its war cries, however, it must  be admitted,was true in _mbstauce  and in fact.   "Wait for Whitney's  Waterloo,"  said  the  Globe, and  those who have waited have not  l>een disappointed, as Mr. Whitney  has been credited not only with  one but both Waterloos. Ottawa,  where the policy of the Federal  government is most immediately  felt   returned   one  Conservative,  the Conservatives now hold about  half the seats in the Legislature.  The causes of  the   changes  in  Ontario   are    not   far   to   seek.  The contest was given a Federal  significance   and   was  fought  on  Federal   issues.,,   The   people   of  Ontario  are  disgusted  with  the  shameless extravagance and   disregard   of    the    welfare   of   the  country,   shewn  by   the   Liberal  cabinet since its accession to office.  If there were no other reason, the  Mann and McKenzie deal would be  in itself sufficient to cause disaster  to Mr. Hardy.   It is no exaggeration   to   say that it is more than  sufficient      to     overthrow      Sir  Wilfrid himself, unless   he  pays  some heed to public opinion.   The  sudden   wave   of  public  opinion  which   placed   him*  in    office  is  strong enough to hurl him from the  rock of jjpwer into the cold water3  of opposition..  The Official Standing is 47 Seats Against  44 for the Conservaties With Russell  County to Be Heard From���������One  Hucdred People Die From Frost-  Destitution    in     Skagway   Denied  VaxcoIj-vkk, March -I.���������The reports  which have heen circulated of the  excessive death rates at Wrangel ami  Skngway have been  olllcially denied.  CANADA WON'T COMIC HOWN  Ottawa, March -1.���������The report that  Canada has amended the coasting  laws in deference to the views of the  United States, is denied here.  A llli-XI'ltl'I" I'EHSONS I-'UOZKN  London, March 1.���������Latest advices  state thai over one hundred persons  have heen frozen to death in Persia.  ONTARIO ELECTIONS  Tokonto, March '1 The latest results of the Ontario elections give the  Liberals 17, the Conservatives -11,  Independents 1, Patrons 1, and ltussell  still to hear from.  UEl'ORT COXlt'IHMEl)  VVNCOUVEH. March ���������!.���������Major Perry  N.W.M.P., confirms the repcrt that  the British Hag has heen hoisted at  Summit Lake.  ANOTHER INDIAN EPIDEMIC  London, March 1.���������Fifty deaths per  dav from black blister are reported  from Hjdenibacl, India.  MACKINTOSH  STILL   GOVERNOR  Ottawa. March -1.���������In the Commons  yesterdiiy, replying to Hon. Mr. Foster, Sir Wilfrid Laurier said that'Hnn.  Charles II. Mackintosh was still  Lieutenant Governor of the North  "West Territories. He had tendered  his resignation last November or  December to take effect on January  1st, but it had not yet been accepted.  THE RAILWAY RATE AVAR  New York, March 2.���������At the trunk  line passenger committee meeting yes-  FREE LANCE SAYINGS  According to local correspondence  in the "Calgary Herald," the venerable town of Olds ou the C. to E. has  just discovered that it is the most  favorable starting and outlining point  fot the Jilondyke via the Edmonton  route. Wetaskiwin begs to take issue  in this matter. As a matter of fact,  Olds is not a popular starting point. Is  the Board of Trade at Olds not aware  that the route which starts from  Wetaskiwin via the Pipestono and  Millett Post Ollice has been endorsed  by Ogilive. Major Walsh and Colonel  Young? It is 11 fact admitted by  all explore.!s and old-timers that by  starting from Wetaskiwin all you have  to do is to build a raft. Moat down the  Pipestone, hire Mr. Turner's billy-goat  and a train of dogs, and portage 1500  miles to the gold Held**. This 19 dead  easy, and we must resent any attempt  on the part of Olds to queen Wetaskiwin in this route business. Witness  what irreparable damage the Bulletin has done to the trade of Seattle  and oilier coast towns by its persistent  advocacv ol Edmonton as a starting  point. We don't wautadeal litcc that.  If Olds don't, look out, we'll publish a  map tind have Olds located in the bad  lands.  We wish sonic Klondyker woultl  come along and huy up all the town  dogs and take them beyond the 'OUth  parallel. The Esquimaux up there,  who believe that they are descended  from dogs, would be apt to feel very  much ashamed of their ancestors when  they beheld some of our Wetaskiwin  barkers. Time was when tho Greeks  and the Romans were wont to sacrifice  dogs to certain of their deities, and  failing the Klondyker, it might not be  a had plan to revive this custom here.  We might be. shy a few deities, but we  would not allow that to interfere with  the sacrifice. One of the most terrible,  features of early morning life in this  town is the gathering of the canine  clan's at -1 a.m. for the diabolical purpose, of harking " Put me olf at  Buffalo-o-o-o !"  THEY       CLAIM      FORTY-EIGHT  SEATS IN ONTARIO  FULL LIST OF THE MEMBERS  tei dav, general passenger agents  Daniels, of the N.Y.C., and Roberts of  the Erie, submitted their report of the  conference held last week with the  Canadian Pacific in Montreal, with a  view of bringing about, a settlement  of the war in transcontinental fares.  The report substantially shows the  eiTorts of the committee to secure an  agreement for the suspension of hostilities pending a conference and arbitration, and consent thereto on the  part of the C. P. B. Western lines  have so far failed to accept the proposition pending initial action by the G.  T. R. A similar report was made to  the board of manngei-Q of the joint  traffic association.  STEAMSHIPS TO  BE   BUILT  The result of the Zola trial and  the Dreyfus case have developed  the fact that the French cabinet  is in bad odium. The best people  are against it and Zola may never  go to jail. His case has. been  appealed. At least three months,  probably more, must elapse before  it is heard. Meanwhile it is not  unlikely there will be a change of  government.  London, March 2.���������The negotiations  between Great Britain and France  respecting the troubles in. West  Africa are proceeding satisfactorily  and an amicable arrangement will  undoubtedly he arrived at,  UPHELD HY URITA1N  Ottawa. March 2.���������The British  colonial oflice upholds Canada's right  to hoist the British Hag at Summit  Lake, in the disputed Yukon Territory.  a "truth '"story-  London,    March    2.���������Labouchere's  paper "Truth," publishes asensalional  story regarding   the American cemetery at Jerusalem.  PROHABLY A YARN  London, March 2.���������The report that  Kussia hus seized Deer Island, Corea,  has_.not.been_Gonfir.med, : . =___,   THE  FAST  ATLANTIC SERVICE  London. March 2.���������Peterson, Tate  & Co., the contractors for the fast  Anglo-Canadian Atlantic service.h.-tve  placed orders for four large steamers  for the fulfilment of their contract  with the Canadian Government.  KING GEORGE'S ASSAILANTS  London, March 2.���������Advices from  Crete state that both of the assassins  who attempted the life of King George  of Greece and the Princess Marie have  been captured,  It is reported that Colin C. Mackay.  of Bighouse. Windermere, has had  another streak of luck, which brings  him a legacy of $75,000, an annuity Df  ���������"15.000 and a title.  O'Reilly's elevator al Sidney, Manitoba, was burned to the ground on  Tuesdav last. The.elevator contained  13,000 bushels of grain at the time.  The loss is estimated at 817,00(1.  Narcisse Malentanl, who was sentenced it week ago to live years in the  Quebec penitentiary for conspiracy to  defraud the Provincial Government,  lias committed suicide.  11. G. McConnell, of tho geological  survey, has accepted the position of  provincial mineralogist to the British  Columbia Government as successot to  XV. A. Carlyle, who'has been appointed mining manager of the Mackintosh  syndicate.  The cases against the Winnipeg  hotel keepers have fallen through,  owing to the non-appearance of the  "spotters" who had given information  us to tlie sale of liquor during prohibited hours.  :-Viscount de Montroeuil and G.G,  Meikle, J'resident and Secretary respectively of the Manitoba and North  Western" Printing and Publishing Co.,  Ltd.. have been committed for trial  at. Saltcoats, on a charge of issuing a  false prospectus of that company,  Toronto Conservatives have heen  not a little surprised to learn that  Dalton McCarthy, M.P.. had written  to Archibald Currie, the Patron candidate in West Simcoe. endorsing his  candidature against Duff, who was  running in the Conservative interest.  An organized plot of robbing southern Manitoba wheat elevators has been  discovered. The elevator al Treherne  was tapped by boring augur holes  from the outside into the wheat bins.  These were plugged up during the day.  and at night the thieves came with  sleighs and the wheat was poured into  these and carried olf. No trace of the  guiltv parlies as yet,  The Crow's Nest Railway to be Completed by Next August���������Agitating  an All-Canadiau Route in British  Columbia���������A Steamer Strikes the  Earth���������Canadian Minerals  Increase  Toronto,- March y.���������The Ontario  Liberals claim forty-eight seats, exclusive of ltussell aiid Parry Sound,  which they claim will go Libeial.  The Conservatives are credited with  forty-four seats, exclusive of East  Wellington.  crow's nest road  Montreal, March U.���������Tho annual  report of the Canadian Pacific railway  company announces that the Crow'ci  Nest Pass railway will be completed  by the end of August.  AN ALL-CANADIAN ROUTE  Vancouver, March :i.���������British Col-  umuia is agitating strongly in favor  of ii real all-Canadian route through  Canadian territory to the Yukon via  the Stickine river.  THE  YUKON   DERATE  Ottawa, March .".���������Tho debate on  the Yukon railway bill was continued  yesterday in the Commons.  steamer aoround  Vancouver, March H.��������� Tho steamer  Cottiige City ran aground yesterday  in thoKicknish narrows.  GERMAN I>~LEET INCREASED  London, March 3.���������Germany is mak-  arrangements for a large lleet to be  used in emergent service.  . ATTACKING TIIE C.l'.R.  Washington, March 3.��������� Senator  Elkins madea bitter attack on the C.  P. R. and its policy m the United  States Senate yesterday.  CANADA'S RESOURCES  Ottawa, March 3.���������The value of  Canadian mineral products for the  year 1807 is given at over SaS.OOO.OOO.  COMMERCIAL CARLE COMPANY  New York, March 3.���������The Commercial Cable. Company's report shows a  large profit for the year 1807.  Wholesale dealei s in  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Gigars,  FRONT STBEET  REVELSTOKE, B. O.  Hon. S. II. Parent has been unanimously re-elected mayor of Quebec for  the ensuing two yoars.  The Molsons' Bank has declared tho  usual dividend of -J per cent for the  past year, payable 1st April.  The Whitelaw Trading Company, of  Brandon, a large mercantile concern,  has assigned for the benefit of its  creditors.  D- C. Fraser, M.P. for Guyshorough,  and Hon. David Laird, are both mentioned as aspirants tor the Lieutenant-  Governorship of the North West Territories. The chances are in favor of  Mr, Fraser.  The Nelson Miner says that n, peculiarly fatal epidemic has broken out  among the horses on the Crow's Nest  construction. The disease is attributed to exposure and the bad condition  of the roads.  The John Eaton company insmance  cases will not end with tho Canadian  law courts. In May the suit for the  monies under the policies issued by  the United States companies amounting to $100,000 will bo heard in the  United States courts.  The congestion of freight in Canadian Pacific yards is increasing. At  Owen Sound there, is enough freight  in sight to' keep the regular and  several special freight trains busy for  there months, Toronto Junction  yards are still crowded.  There is a lack of men to work on  the Crow's Nest Pass railway. Four  thousand are "now working on llie  sections from Lethbridge to Kootenay  Lake. Fifteen hundred more would  be employed. One hundred and five  miles of grading is completed, and 75  miles of track laid.'  rierchant's Hole!  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in every respect.    Good accommodation.  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  Best  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in  town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquora   and  Cigars  Best    accommodation. Hates    SI     per    day.  TRAIL OF DEATH  A LARGE NUMBER   OF  PEOPLE  DYING FROM EXPOSURE  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  ^REVELSTOKE  Stocl(ho  Large light bed rooms.     Hates  Table furnished with  the choicest the market  affords. Bust Wines,  Liquors    aud      Cigars.  $1.00 a dny.     Monthly race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  IS THERE A HITCH?  An Ottawa despatch, dated .March I,  to the Winnipeg Tribune says: Hon.  Joseph Martin is still here, hut expects  to go west tomorrow. lie told me  politics were much mixed in British  Columbia. He does not. appear to  haye any intention of entering into  politics there. It is notunlikely, however, that he will loom up on tho political horizon somewhere  before   long.  The fact that Mackenzie is here, and  Mann is on the way, gives rise to a  rumor that there is some hitch in the  Vukon railway deal. It is impossible  to procure definite information. There  seems to be a settled determination on  the part of the senate to throw the  bill out, as members are loud in their  protest against the contract on the  ground that Lhe land grant is too  arge.  C. P. Jt. land sales for February  amounted to 21,000 acres.  The Grand Trunk has issued a  statement to the effect that their  company had done more towards  building up Ontario nnd Quebec than  the C.P.K., and that the C.P.It. had  built up the Canadian North West-,  at the expense of the older provinces  bv inducing immigration there, thus  reducing the population and land  population .and land values of Ontario  and Quebec. When shown to a Canadian Pacific official he pointed out the  utter absurdity of this contention by  quoting from a Grand Trunk tolder,  which advises intending Klondykers  that supplies can be best purchased "at  Pacific Coast points, Seattle, Victoria,  etc., where the merchants are accustomed to put up just what is required.  " That is building up Eastern Canada  with a vengeance,"he asserted,'���������telling  people to buy goods in Seattle instead  of in Montreal and Toronto."  A sensatiorThas been caused in the  Theatre Royal, Montreal, hy the  wholesale arrest of the "Black Crook,"'  burlesque company on the '.���������harge of  giving an indecent performance. The  arrests were made in consequence of  complaints madeto the mayor by the  clergy and others. The performances  of this company are said Lo ne a disgrace to the city.  Winnipeg hot������*l men have ente-reel  into an agreement to, adhere strictly  to the hours prescribed by the Liquor  License law, and have even established  a system of espionage to see that they  all"live* up to their words. A messenger who was sent to the Jtnsin  Ilouse to procure liquor after hours,  was successful in his mission and as a  consequence the proprietor of the hotel  was fined $7.1 and costs.  A Canadian I'acilic freight train ran  into the rear of another thr.-e miles  east of Smith's Falls, Ont.. on Monday  night. Engineer Charles Sims and  fireman William Wilson of the rear  train were killed. The wreck took fire  after the collision and several cars  wero destroyed. The accident was  caused by the lirst train stopping lo  pick up some cars which had broken  nwav, in a curve which hid it from  the sight of the second train.  Commissioner McCreary, of the  immigration department, is arranging  for the Welsh families in Manitoba  and Territories to meet Mr. Davies,  the special commissioner from Wales,  representing many of the leading  newspapers, this week. The object is  to inform this gentleman of the success whicli has attended t.he Wel*-h  settlers, iu the Canadian west. As  Mr. Davies goes through t.he west, the  Dominion agents will met him at the  chief centres and arrange tours to the  Welsh settlements.  li. F. Stephenson, inspector of  Dominion Crown lands and timber  agencies, who has just returned from  an extended trip to the west, states  thnt it is the intention of the Government, to reserve till the timber on tbe  foothills of the Rockies, extending  along the: international boundary line  for several hundred miles. Reserves  will nlso be made in the Cypress,  Beaver anil 'Touchwood hills. He  reports the timber industry t> be  flourishing in British Columbia and  the prospects are good for this season.  Mr. Stephenson intends leaving in a  few clays for Calgary and Banff, where  some departmental matters will engage his attention.  Shortness of Lumber in the Klondyke  Makes it Impossible for the Large  Numbers Pouring in to Obtain  Shelter ���������" They Sleep in the Snow  Vancouver, Feb. 28.���������The following  letter has been received from one of  Mackenzie to Mann's stall, dated  Wrangel, Feb. 23: The steamer .loan,  with the first outfit of tbe Mackenzie  & Alann party, eighty men and thirty-  six horses, reached Wi angel on the  22nd. At Dixon's entrance the Joan  narrowly escaped destruction in n fog  and furious storm. She ran ashore  and but for the magnificent seamanship of Captain Locke, another wreck  with all hands lost would have been  chronicled. All the' other steamers  will be delayed 'three days as they  dared not face the terrible storm.  Wrangel is crowded beyond my  power to describe. Everything is wide  open, roulette, black jack, faro, three  card moiite, anv old fake game, are  running full blast.- Lumber is extremely scarce. It has all been bought  up at a,fabulous price, but there is  not enough. People are sleeping on  verandahs, in the Catholic mission  house and on boards in the open  Wherever there is a sheltered spot  _t.he.y_are_packe<l_together���������like-sar  dines in a can. Pork and beans and a  six by three board rost a dollar and n  half a day. Many sleep in the snow,  and cerebro spinal meningitis is  carrying oir numbers. Miners call it  "Come and Get Us." Heaven only  knows where the next rush of people  are going to put up.  No one is.going over the trail. It  toot" four men and ten dogs fifteen  days to make fifteen miles. The roael  is clear foi-fifteen miles, hub',then the  cold wind cannot, he faced by man or  heast. The snow is fifteen feet deep  on lhe ice. By this men 11.1 1,1)00 miners  are blocked nt St jkine river. People  coming in from Skagway and Dvea  declare that dc-ith is king and chaos  reigns.  Death camps on the trail and in the  town of Skagway; the. death rate  chiefly from spinal meningitis, i.s ten  per day. On tin- trail- many deaths  are occurring lm_, the names of and  the number of the victims will not be  known for a lemg time to come.  Neil Keith is in charge of the  .Mac  ken-lie fc  Mann party.    His stalf consists of Dr. Clendennan, Lindsay; Bert  Meek, Winnipeg;  Fred  Calder,   Win  ninpc: A. M.   Burns, Montreal; J*". E  WeldOD. St. Thomas.  The steamer Oregon arrived at  Departure Bay, Nanaimo, on .Monday  evening '- with several passengers.  Among these wns Dr. C. B. Estes, of  Astoria, Ore.,who reports an epidemic  ol cerebro-spina! meningitis at Skagway, the disease being similar to that  common in Italy, on account of cold  winds from the mountains corning in  eon tact with the sea breeze. The 21  hours previous to sailing seventeeri  deaths occurred. The doctor says the  disease is confined to people betwf.en  20 and '���������''> years of age.  The Alberta Kail way and Coal Co.  hnve given notice, to their 11 debenture  stockholders that the balance of Lhe  purchase money payable by the Canadian Pacific Railway for tho Lcth-  bririge-Dunmnre section of the Alberta  company's system .having- been remitted to the Trustees, Executors anil  Securities Insurance Corporation,  limited (the trustees for the debenture  stockholders) ������00.000 will... lie distributed rat.eably among the B debenture  stockholders on and after today.  Stockholders should forward their certificates to the company's oflice forthwith. This payment will reduce the  amount of debenture stock outstanding to ������000,000.  IMPERIAL 6/\NK.  -'-OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  F[eserve     - "-. -    -   1,200,000  Directors:  H. S. Howland, President  T.R. AIerritt,Vice Pres., (St. Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,  T. Sutherland Stayner  Elias Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General Alanager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  South Edmonton  ONTARIO.  St,  Vancouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  hUmBER  Doops  Sasfo  Turnings  .Mouldings  TRY THE NEW YARD  Arrowhead Saw & Planing* Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPY & "WRIGHT.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District  Saddle    and     Pack    Horses  always for hire.1  Freighting  specialty.  and   Teaming   a-  Essex Niagara Falls    St. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne  Toronto  Gait Rat Portage      Welland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines  Alontreal, Quebec.  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,-  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above -branches.1-������������������~ -��������� ~'-���������' ' ' ~" ' "  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Alontreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First 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 "'"  This Bank Issues Special Rocelpts  which will be accounted fop at any of  tho Hudson's Bay Co's Posts In tho  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Managor Revelstoko Bran eh  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacbsmithiner* Jobbinc  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinamithing  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty .____���������*  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Sin.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City. * Por particulars write  ." - ORAIG & HILLMAN, TnoMSON's LjVNding.  THE  LAST  CHANCE  To secure one of those desirable lots  CHEAP on tho C. & K. Steam Navigation Company':" site.  Dont wait till the boom hits the  town in tbe spring like a cyclone,  but BUJT NOW.  HAIG & CRAGE  C. B. JWaelean  ARCHITECT,  and BUILDER  Ketlnmlcs furnished. Finns nntl Hpoci-  Ilciitlona inuelc. Am also pri'purcil to tlo  shop and .lot* vork en llio shortcut  notico. Butlafnctlon Kiiiiriintui-tl la  ovory caao.   Gull or write for terms.  Main Street      ���������      Revelstoke  Itevelstoke  Hospital  Maternity Itoorn in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs.  McKechnie   and  Jeffs. Attendants  Wood! Vvood!  iOiiaranteed Full  Cord Measure.  The undersigned has a large supply  of ���������Hemlock, Spruce. Fir and Pine  Wood for sale. Any person recjuiring  wood will kindly leave their orders  with Air. XV. M. Lawrence. Reijelstoke  Station, or with H. N. Coursier,  Front Street, Itevelstoke.  17ntf FRANK JULIAN.  W. <3L BIRcNEY  PJII.NTER and  DECOOTOR.  First Street Fast, Revelstoke Station  Graining, Paper Hanging.  Hard Wood Finishing, House  Painting in all Branches,  Carriage Painting, Glazing, Etc.  L. X FRETZ  Contractor and Builder5.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  ���������        Terms Oash  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  The Pioneer  Stores  of Fepguson  and Ten .Mile  Cummins &^Jo.  GENERAL AIERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods,  Everything  to ho fount! in a general store.  Post Office in connection.'  AtourTKN-MII-E EKANOHEtoro  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and .all Minora' and Prospectors' Supplies aro  kept on hand  Be Sure and register at the  BJ1LM0RJ1L .HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  If You .Have a  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to invest in  . Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow,write at onceto  cJJLMES   L.   FORD   &  CO  Mine Brokers.   ytMining Stocks  No. 9 .Mill St., between Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash.   .  The table is provided with the best  the market affords.    Kates from $2  to $3 per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  ��������� Proprietors.  Sam Needham  !a*LLa_a Cleaned  otnes<;-������t������su  In Good Style at Lowest Prices.  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke  n,zms  ���������������������������iHfi FATE OF LADY SYKES  ENGLISH SOCIETY IS BADLY SHAKEN  BY THIS LATEST SCANDAL.  Forgery Trial to Come���������Verdict in tit*  Note Cut Was a Surprise to Everybody���������Tha Baronet's IVIfo Settles Willi  ~-Ioney-"~.emler Jay and Gets Possession  of tho Notes.  (Special Correspondence.)  London.���������(Special.)���������What i.s to hoconic  of Lady Sykcs? This is the question which  Is ngltotlng London clubdom, and threaten*) to become moro talked about lu thn  near future than anything else now In  sight. Tho courts scum determined to  probo the case to tho bottom, and society will probably sco Jessica, Ltuly Sykcs,  tho wlfo of Sir Tutton Sykes, the rlolio-Jl  ond most prominont baronet in Yorkshire,  arraigned as a common forger. Ono day  tho papers report that Lady Sykcs has tied  tho countiy, beyond roach of extradition.  The next day this is denied by her solicitors, who declare that sho is still in town  nnd ready to stand trial.  . Tho public oshibits outwardly merely  the intorost of   curiosity,   hut   if there is  BIR   TAITON   SYKES".  nny sympathy, however, it must bo for  Ijtidy Sykes. According to tlio finding of  the jury in the suit of tho money shark,  David Jay. against Sir Tatton and his  wife, tho latter is a self-confessed * forger,  but the evidence on which the verdict  wns bused wus of the most doubtful character.  Briefly, the action just tried came about  in this way: rfir Tatton and Lady Sykes  nre known as heavy borrowers. David  Jay, a money-lender, brought suit some  time ago ro recover ������13,-100 on livo  promissory notes, signed by the baronet  and tho latter's wife. Theso notes boro  interest at CO per cont. The claim was  * not disputed hy Lady Sykcs. but Sir Tatton fought the caso, alleging his signature was forged. Lady Sykes deposed that  the signature of tho baronet was genuine  nnd that lie had signed the notes in her  presence. Tho testimony of the experts on  handwriting clashed, but the jury found  that the signature was a forgery, und the  suit of .Tay was dismissed.   .  Matters are not to end there, it seems.  Lady Sykes is placed in tho position of a  forger hy this verdict, and must he tried.  It is said that tho day after the trial Jay's  claims were paid hy friends of Lady Sykes  and tho incriminating notosthus secured.  Lady Sykcs is a dashing woman,'43  years old. She is fond of society, frequents  the races, and bets largely on them, and  also gambles in stocks. She is a relative  of the Dtiko of Portland and a daughter  of Rfc. lion. George Augustus Cavendish  Bentwick. Lady Sykcs has considerublo  income of her own,, biit her oxtrnvaganco  and betting proclivities have kept her  constnntly.in debt.. ^H _the c-tpcnso.of  ���������keeping up tho social position of tho family fell upon her. Her husband declined  to face nil such obligations, even refusing  the money to furnish tho houses in Yorkshire and Grosvenor square.  Sir Tatton is tho opposite of Lady  Sykes in every way. Ho is a rather do-  cayod-looking specimen of nobility, bald-  headed, short-sighted, pale, and wearing  .thin mutton-chop whisker. His chin is  retreating and his manner nervous and  undecided. Ho is 71 years of ago nnd was,  married to Lady Sykes twenty-llvo years  ago. Parsimony is his chlof characteristic.  lie is enormously wealthy unci has an in-  como of $400,000* n year. So stingy is he  that lie overdrew a London hank urcount  *C~!0,0uO and paid heavy interest rathor  than provide funds to get riel of tho debt.  Nominally  Lady   Sykcs'   allowance  has  LADY SYKKS.  been ������1,000, but ho has stopped this continually under one pretext or another.  Indeed, soino years ago sho wtis driven to  suo for pin money. Sho has insured her  life for largo sums ami borrowed money  from insuranco oflice.*].  Sir Tatton and Lady Sykcs have never  appeared togother in public except at  races; they never attend parties or dine  out .togcthor, and sinco April last havo  been living apart.  Tho testimony nt t.ho trial disclosed a  curious btuto of affairs.  "l)o yeiu mean to say you'nover had  your thousand a year?" asked Lord Russell.  "He was always stopping lt, and wroto  to tho bank to stop!'. I had to (tie TiUn,"  answered Lady Sykcs.  "And nil this time you were on friendly tormsf"  "Yes; I have nover quarreled with him  in niy life. Although people may bo odd  about their money matters, you don't  quarrel with them. Wo spoko to each  other in tho most friendly way yesterday.  (Laughter.) I said I hoped he was better,  anil that I thought ho had hotter wear a  great coat If ho canio into court, because  of tho draughts." (Loud laughter.)  It appears that all of Lady Sykes' stock  transactions were entered into with tho  consent of tho baronet. He (.approved of  her hutting on the turf when sho won,  and was In tho habit uf borrowing from  hor winnings.  It was claimed during the trial that, Sir  Tatton had entered Into nn agreement  with Lady Sykes whoreby ho was to lend  his signnluruto her on the understand!nu  that sho wus to secure; lho money and  tint lnvolvo him in responsibility. Thin  was lo avoid supplying hor with funds.  Thu tilul disclose'd a ludicrous ignurunco  of the simplest business tr.iii_-ar.tions on  thu part, of Sir Tatton Sykes. His sanity  is tiuustionod, unil ho at least shows a  childlike simplicity, in iiilililion to his  peiuiriousness. Ho was unablo to identify  Ills own signature iiijiutinei'ous instances,  ami it was demuiistrutud that ho i.s in tho  habit of repudiating notes. Ho swore positively that ho had never in his life signed  a promissory note, hut it wits proved to  thu contrary.  Lady Sykus further testified that sho  did not bulievo that hor husband realized  what forgery meant, or that it is u gravo  crime. Sir Tatton nover accused her of  forgery, but often repudiated documents.  As to tho last burrowing transaction,  Lady Sykes said:  "I went to see Sir Georgo Lewis about!  tho matter not being carried through,  and ho said: 'What do you think? ' Sir  Tatton has denied his signature.' _.I went  straight homo to Sir Tatton und snid:  'You must bo mad.' I did not mean really  mad, but it was tho sort of thing ono  %-iys."  The trial was a notable affair, for it is  not every day that a near relatlvo of tho  Duke ot Portland, the wealthiest nnd one  of tho most aristocratic nobles of England, is a defendant in a caso involving  forgery. Tho "proceedings wero had before  tho Lord Chief Justice Huron Russell. Sir  IO. Clarke appoarod for Sir Tatton Sykes.  In his address to tho jury, Clarke intimated clearly that Lady Syko3 is guilty of  forgery.  FIGHTING   ISLAND.  NEVADA'S BAD MEN.  Chicago   Sports   15uy' a.   l'leco of  Canada  mid Hope for Sportini: Immunity  Tor  Their Schemes.  A syndicate of Chicago men, headed hy  Michuol C. McDonald, has purchased  Fighting Island, in tho "'droit River,  eight miles from Detroit, near the Cuna-  cllun iicle, for between $1,300,000 and *2,-  000,000, with tho purpose, it is said, of  transforming tho 2,500 acres of the beautiful islo into tl place for pleasure seokors  that will vio with tho celebrated gambling resort Monte Curio. Georgo Uobic of  Detroit, owner ot the island, hns just  complotetl tho deal whereby he transfers  tho property to Mr. McDonald and others.  righting Islund, othorwiso known by  the euphonious Indian appellation ]_>os-  Chroo-Shos-Ku, is u beautiful spot in tho  Detroit River, near the Canadian shore.  For tho reason that it is ' a part of tho  Dominion it is said that tho   parties   in-  -~-JTU~~I~ CANADIAN MONTH CAKI.O.  terested in developing it feel more san-  guino of making it a placo for all kinds  ot sports than if it wero a part of tho  United States, as thoy think'that there is  more latitude allowed in tho conduct of  racing ami pri/.o fighting ovents than  bclow-tho-souchcrn-bordpr-r-Wich'thb-sys--  tem of steamboats tho syndicate is said to  bo contemplating, which will run to the  Island from Detroit and Windsor every  forty minutes, and tho electric line on  tho Canadian sido up from Windsor, tho  island will bo easily acccssiblo to' residents  ot Detroit, and sporting men and ploasuro  seekers from Chicago, Buffalo, Toledo  and Cleveland can easily muko it their  rendezvous.  Jt is nlso proposed to plot the property  and make It s-ultablo for summer i-esi-  disnces. A casino and hotel havo existed  fur some time on thu island, and othor  buildings will bo erected for the uccom*  nieiilatiou of patrons of the company.  Many vineyards are un the land, anti  there are also deposits of salt and nxln  us]], lt i.s thought that there is natural  gus to bu procured there, as I horo are ox  tensive wells ut Windsor, which uro largo  enough to supply tho needs of Detroit, a  city of about ~!Q5,U(>0 peoplo. A waterworks syrtcin has also been established.  With a fruitful soil and tho natural pus,  suit and soda, it i.s said the ~value of the  island will oventunlly he many millions.  Belle Isle, the great retreut of Detroit-  ers, has an area of but 700 acres, and  Fighting Island, with, it is claimed,  equally attractive features, comprises  moro than threo times that extent. Gro~sa  Isle, seventeen miles from Detroit, litis  long been a summer abiding place for  wealthy citizens of that city. Fighting  Island, but eight miles away, will, it is  argued, eventually becomo as desirable  for summer residences.  This is the biggest deal Chicago has"  seen for many a day. The investment of  Chicago capital in Canadian property is,  however, nothing now. Former Judgo  Waite of Chicago owns in -ho neighborhood of $100,000 worth of property in  Wintlsor, and is carrying on exton������ivo  building operations there* Tho Canadian  lako shore i.s licing developed by many  wealthy men. In Windsor there aro great  establishments nominally called Detroit  concerns. Among theso arc I). M. Ferry's  seed concern, Parke, Davis & Co.'s laboratory, and the Bruiiswick-Balke-Collender  Company's plant.  Opposite tho island Daniel Scotten, the  rich tobacco man,   is   niti-kinp   extensive  improvements with the ieiea of laying out  a  city on   tho, same   pl.an   thett  Hiram  Walker had   when   ho   built Wulkcrville,  north of Windsor.    He   is constructing a  power plant, hotel anil numerous houses.  On tlio south shore of the lake   there are  extensive salt deposits, which   aro   being  1 operated by several companies.    Salt   do-  i posits huvu heen found on tho island also.  Ami ns natural gas is found on the main  laud both north and south of   ths island,  ; it is reasonable to  suppose  that  it well!  ' were sunk it Would be found them.  HOW  EUGENE   BLAIR   AND VAN   SICKLE  HANDLED THEM.  ON THE BOWERY.  An   Express Guard Who   Made a Becord  For Courage and Coolness���������The Sudden j  i    Taking Off of 8am  Brown, a Notorious  Desperado.  "Wild Bill was a desperado nnd a dan*  'porous one, although I must sny for him  that ho did his killing chlclly among bad  men. But nt Pioche, Xov., he submitted  to nrrestns peacefully ns n lamb when Eugene Blnir came for hlin. I forgut what  Bill lind been doing, but tho I'iocho peoplo  didn't want, him there, and Blair started  In tho stage with him for Carson City."  Colonel S. C. Dixon, a southwestern  niino owner, was telling of old Nevada  Snys nt nn up town hotel, and his subject  nt tho moment wns Eugene Blair, n guard  and messenger for the Wolls-Fargo Express company nt nn curly time.  "Tho prisoner wns handcuffed, of  course, nnd Blnir sat besltlu him in the  cuat.'h. It was generally thought that Bill's  friends would try to rescuo him somewhere on thu rond, which led Blair to say  to him:  " 'Bill, I'vo heard that your friends are  going to get you away from mo botween  hero and Carson if they can. Likely  enough they will, but it's fair to tell you  that it'll never do you uny good, for I  shall shoot you dead at tho lirst break thoy  iiiako. It's well to havo tho matter understood hutween us.'  " 'All riylit, Blair,' said Wild Bill in ������  cheerful way, but tho ofliccr's remark sot  him to thinking. As they como near Elko  ho grow uneasy. Piocho was not n comfortable or snfo town for Bill to be in nt  that time, bub before they got to tho station he asked Blair to tako him buck  llioro. <-  "'The fact is I've got friends at Elko,  and I'm afraid if wo go thero they'll put  up u move to rescue mo,' he said. 'If they  try it, I know you'll do just ns you said. I  think my chances aro butter to go back  than go ahead.'  "But word got to the friends somehow  of what would happen if thoy interfered,  and Blair took his prisoner to Carson with  no trouble.  "Eugoiio Blair was from tho state of  Maine and came to Nevada among tho  pioneors. He was vory tall; long limbed  nud muscular, quick of motion, ready and  perfectly bravo. His killing of Bill Davis,  the stngo robber, was an exploit that showed his wonderful courage and readiness.  Davis had bcon the loacior in tho great  Birdseyo robbeiy, in which a Central Pacific truin was stopped between Reno and  Tahoo and n big haul made by tho bandits.  Davis was captured nnd tried for this, but  by roToaling whoro $50,000 of the plunder  was hidden ho got oft with a year or two  in the penitentiary. Ho took to the rond  again after his release, and one night, ns  the stage rattled along between Pioche and  Elko, with Blair sitting on tlio box beside  tho driver, Bill Davis, with a confederate,  appeared at the roadside and drew down a  Bhotgun on the messenger.  - " 'Hands up, Blair!' he called. 'I've got  you!'  "There was no time for Blair to uso a  weapon, but ho rolled off the coach to tho  ground on the farther side beforo tho robber could fire. Ho dashed round tho rear  of tho coach to Davis, wrested the shotgun  from tho robber's bands and shot him deud  with his own weapon. Tho other robbor  ran, and Blair chased him four hours  througii tho sagobrush, capturing him at  last. You can judgo by this what kind of  man Blair was, and his killing of Davis  was only ono of many deadly shooting affairs he bad in discharge of his duty. Ho  killed so many men on tho Wells-Fargo  lines and upset so many schemes of robbery that it seemed certain, sooner or  Inter, that ho would he killed in revenge.  To savo bis life the express company retired him with a pension, and ho settled in  Pioche. After his long career of danger  or tho rond he lived quietly at Piocho to  die ut last from injuries received through  his being run over by a load of wood.  ���������'By thu way, I have heard the story of  the killing of the desperado, Sam Brown,  .from tho.lips.of Van Sickle, tho.ranchman  ' who shot him.   You know perhaps what a  terror Brown was in the early history of  Nevada. He was naturally bad. Murder  was u pastime, and to disembowel a man  in n barroom was part of a pleasant evening's entertainment to Long Haired  Brown. There was no law in thoso days,  nnd a man like lie could run his courso a  long time without punishment. Brown  was one of a gang who operated along tho  main trail hutween Carson City and the  Utah lino robbing emigrants coming overland to California. Van Sickle's ranch, 12  miles below Carson, was n sort of way stn-  tion or hotel for travelers. Brown thought  thu iiiiicliir.au hud ill used him in some  transaction nnd ho let his feelings bo  known, so when ho rodo up to Van Sickle's  lionet! onu nftcrnoon the ownor thought lt  prudent to hail him from tho doorway and  ask what ho wanted.  " 'I want you!' growled Sam Brown in  n tono thnt mndo Van Sickle turn back  into tho houso in a hurry. Brown sout a  hhot after him as he went through the  doorway und then dismounted, tied his  hor.-o to a post and went into the house to  find the ranchman. He got as far ub tho  diniDg room, aud, not finding Van Sickle,  enmo buck, stoppod for a drink at a little  sido room that served as opbnr nnd then  went out to his horse, mounted him and  rodo on in thu direction of Lute Old's  ranch, eight miles away. Aftor ho was  gono Van Sickle appeared with his rifle.  " 'You must kill Brown today, or he'll  kill you,' said Jake Moore, Van Sicklo's  clerk.  "'I guess that's bo,' BaidVan Sicklo  and sent word to his neighbors. In a  short time a party was organized and started in pursuit of Brown, four or five men  riding in a vragon^and Van Sickle and two  others on horseback. Four miles out they  camo in sight of Brown just as dusk was  falling. Ho turned, and Van Sicklo fired  nt him with his rifle, missing him. Brown  rode on, and they lost sight of him in the  darkness. Lute Old's ranch was a milo off  .the trail. Van Sicklo felt sure that Brown  would go there, and, with tbe othor two  mounted men, took a cross cut to the  ranch, hoping to eel* there before he did.  . He wns not there, nnd Lute Old said he  had not seen him. As thoy stood talking  in tho shadow of the barn somo one came  I  riding up in tho darkness and Lute said:  j. " 'That's Brown; I know by the jingle  Of his spurs.'  "IIo walked  over to the fenco to let  i down the bars, and as Brown rode into tho  yard Van Sickle with his rifle shot tho  desperado dead from his horso.  When Van  ,  Sickle told the story, he  showed me a six  1  shooter.  "'This was Sam Brown's,'ho said.   'It  !  was tho only thing of his  I took after I  ���������: killed him. I let the others that were with  tne Uke tbe rest.' "���������New York Sun.  An Awful State of Affairs That Called Tea  Kfiform.  Tho man was very rich. He didn't say  so himsolf, but you could seo that he felt  it and appreciated the sensation. In some  way or other he had wandered down into  the Bowery nnd then into one of tho cheap  tlioators that, infest that much abused thor-  oughf������'e. The piny doplcted tho advon-  turcs,'no troublos, the love affairs and  final happiness of a hand of ladies nnd  gontlon'.on who lived away out In thowes-  torn wilds while the curtain wns up nnd  who wont down stairs and drank beer  when it wont down. Tho blood ot the  aboriginal lnhnbitiititsof the western wilds  had been -"owing about tlio sttigo so freely  thnt thu rich individual loft his sunt in  outspoken disgust. Then he wandered out  Into tho street nnd marched up to a big  policeman who stood in front of the tho-  ntcr gazing intently ut the blood curdling  pos-ters.  "Shay," ho cxplaimed, as ho clutched  tho policeman by tho nrm, "nro you miu-  Ion of the law?"  "Yes," answered tho bluecoat.  "Woll, minion, glud muko 'quaintance.  B'aroyou?"  "First rate," returned tho policeman  "How aru you?"  ���������Tci'lin bul'. Shay; you see theater?  See show? Ou'rago, sir. Mur'orin right  under .'.lincisc, sir."  "Where's lhat?"  "Right in there, sir," drawing himself  up with an effort nntl very dramatically  pointing to the theater entrance "Wasn't  there moro'n half hour 'n shaw s'many's  ten men killed right here, sir, in shivilize'  country. Minion of law, 'rest those mur  ��������� (hie)���������rcrs; beg pardon."  "Oh, they'ro not, white men. They're  only Indians thoy kill iu tliere. Kill hundred of 'om in thcru every night," explained the policeman. "  "llorr'blo shtato 'fnirs, Khivilizo' country. Lo, poor Indinn I Kill er whito mnn,  hang you; kill six Indians, nofchin; horr'-  ble shtato of 'fairs. Come'n have a  drink."���������New York Sun.  A Now "School of Journalism.*'  A sign over a weekly newspaper ofllco at  Billville, Ga., reads:  "Nowspapor Business Taught, Here. Editors Graduated In Threo Weeks For ths  Cash. Mako an Editor of Yourself on Reasonable Terms!"  Tho sign excited tho curiosity of a visitoi  to tho town, who went in and interviewed  the editor who proposed to do so much fot  tho country in so short a time.  "Yes, Bir," ho- said, in reply to a question, "wo do what wo say. Wo has graduated 20 editors in tho past year, an they're  all runnin flourishin newspapers an nbus-  in of the guvor'mont. All you noeds ter  enter tho class is a pair o' scissors an $61"  ���������Chicago Times-Herald.  Xjooklns Forward.  "I can't help being a littlo bit afraid ol  tho dark." remarked tho small boy apologetically.  "That is very silly," replied his father.  '! You will outgrow ib when you are oldei  and more sensible."  "Of course. It won't bo so vory long  beforo I'm big, and then I'll be liko you  and mother, and not be afraid of anything  except spilling salt and seeing tho ' new  moon over my left shoulder."���������Washington Star.  Slightly Mixed. ��������� -  ' A north Georgia preacher, who had been  called to the bedside of a sistor in the  faith who was dangerously ill, found her  so far recovered that ho sont this joyful  telegram to his wife:  "Molly Wicks is woll!"  But his wife was horrified when she received it, for it read: "Politics is h���������1."  ���������a slight mistake of the tolegf-aph operator.���������Atlanta Constitution.  THE LIGHT WENT OUT  All He Had.  Short���������Hero is another account of a man  being held up and robbed of a largo sum  of money. Serves him right for being such  a fool as to curry the money on his person.  Now I mako it a rule nover to carry more  than $5 in my pockets at one time.  Long���������What would you do if thoy raised  your.salury ?���������New-JVork. Journal. =-ii^_-���������  Our Credit System.  Bookkeeper���������This man has always paid  cash and now wants to open an account.  Shall I accummodato him?  Manager���������Certainly not.  Bookkeeper���������And this man has had an  account and now pays cash.  Manager���������Never trust him again.���������  Brooklyn Lifo.  The Reason Why.  Mrs. Uollghtly���������If you wnnt .to go on  tho stage, my dear, why don't you get n  divorce from old Monoyburn as a means  to tho end?  ' Mrs. Monoyburn���������Becnuso unfortunately that would  ho an end to the means.���������  j Town Topics.  Tommy's Inference.  Teacher���������What do wo learn from the  ttory of Samson?  Tommy (with unpleasant results still  manifest)���������That it doesn't pay ter hnv.i  women folks cut a toiler's hair.���������New  York Truth.   Perfectly Impartial.  She���������So you nrn engaged to ono of the  Musgrave twins? How do you distinguish  ono from tho other?  He���������I don't try to.���������Harlem Life.  Her Reason.  Cholly���������What makes   yoa   think he's  homely?  Ethel���������His face.���������Brooklyn Life.  There Are Many Lllte Him.  "Bindley is a great hustler."  "Yes, but he never has time to get started right."���������Detroit News.  The Man Who Knows It All.  ffliis world Is full of misery  Thnt ought not to exist.  Folkn have no right to charge to fate  The luck that they havo missed.  We take the wronjr road to tho goal  And stumble, trip and fall,  When right next door perhaps there livos  The man who knows it all.  He's ready, too. to give advice.  If you are indigent,  He'll tell you what you ought to do,  And not charge you a cent.  Che fault is yours if you go wrong  And fail and have to call  For help. You should have gono and asked  Tho man who knows it all.  Oh, what a wretched, -wretched place  This erring world would Im  Without thu constant help vouchsafed  By him and such ns hei  Bo when you meet liini anywhere  Before him prostrato fall  And worship, as you ought to do.  The sun who knows it all.  ���������Somerville Journal  AND THE YOUNG MAN LONGED TO  GO TOO.  Suddenly I.������ift Alone With an Angular Female Stranger In a Dark Room He Was  Threatened With Bodily Harm���������An J~m-  barrasilog Predicament and Its Sequel.  A young Clevoland man claims to havo  beun placed in a vory embarrassing protllc-  nment reeontly. He says ho was calling  on a certain young lady who rosldes In a  fashlon.'iblo down town apartmont house,  and as she happonod to havo gone out with  fun* mother, but was axpectod to return  shortly, ho snid ho would wait In their  parlor. Thu servant ushorod him In, and  ho was surprised to find that another cull-  lr was also waiting. It was a lady caller,  li tall, somowhat angular porson of questionable) age, with white gloves and a very  largo black hat.  Left alone with this lndy, tho young mnn  felt a littlo uneasy, ne hadn't contracted  for n silent tete-a-tete with n lone femnlo  In a strango house. For a timo lie sat  stiflly quiet. Then, as the siloncogrow oppressive ho arose and busied himself Inspecting tho pictures and bric-a-brac. Ai  ho moved along one side of the apartment,  koeping at n safe distance from tho btran-  gor in the big hat, ho happened to approach  the electric button that controlled tho light  in tho room. - He had his eyes glued to a  water color hanging on the wall close by,  when, to his amazement, tho lights suddenly went out, leaving tho apartment in  total darkness.  Of cour.so it wns owing to an acoident  at tho power house, but tho young man  didn't know that and- naturally expected  tho lights would immediately flash up  again.  An instant aftor the eolipso sot in thero  wns a sharp gasp from tho direction of the  lady with tho big hat.  "You���������you did that n-purposc," sho  shrilly remarked. "I saw you standing by  tho button."  Tho young man wiped the perspiration  from his brow.  "I assure you, madam," ho said, "that  I had nothing to do with it. It must bo  some���������somo lapso in tho current or something."  "You did it," continuod the shrill voice,  "because you wanted to'kiss mo."  "No, no, madam I" cried tho young man.  "No, nol I wouldn't kiss you. for the  world."  Then, in his desiro to escape, he started  for the supposed location of tho door.  '.'Don't move," cried tho lady, "or I'll  scream." '  Ho halted for a moment, then softly  crept along tho wall again.  "I hear you," cried tho lady. "Don't  you dare to come near mo."  "Madam," said tho exasperated youth,  "nobody wants  to harm a hair of your'  head."  "That's just what tho burglar said the  night our houso was robbed," moaned the  lady.  "But I must find tho door," said the  youth. "Wo can't stay in hero indefinitely  in tho dark."  "I should think not," snapped the lady.  "But don't you dare to come this way. If  you do, I'll stab your face with a hatpin!  And don't you think you can fool jno. I  hear your miserablo squeaky shoes every  step you take."  , ."PorFaps," said tho youth, for his sonso  of humor was beginning to return, "it  would bo well to take thorn off." -  "Mercy, nn!" cried the lady. "Don't  you daro to."  Then tho youth felt his way forward,  guidod as to tho lady's location by sundry  sniffs nnd starts of alarm, and after he had  run squarely into tho mantel and banged  ngainst a scroen nnd tumblod over a footstool and several chairs, he finally found  the doorknob and bounced into tho hall.  It was pitch dark, but almost immediately  he saw a servant coming up tbe stairs with  a lump.  "Show me tho way out of this," said the  youth, and tho sorvant escorted him to the  front door. As ho stopped on to the sidewalk he drew a long and refreshing breath.  -���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  At the Fancy Dress Balk      V.'/V  She���������You won't be long?  He���������No; I'm going down stairs Just to  havo a smoke.���������Punch.  With Cotton Batting.  "I have dovotcd my life," said tho gentleman in tho ill fitting clothes, "to the  upbuilding of mankind."  "So have I," retorted tho mnn in the  "nobby business suit." "I'm a tailor."���������  Cincinnati Enquirer.  Uncle Eben'fi Fhilosophy.  "I believe," said Uncle Ebon, "dat de  human race would bo consid'able wiser an  happier of you could "git 'em to foller nn  ahgument as easy as you kin git 'om to  follor a circus puhcession."���������Washington  Star.   Diet Treatment -Required.  Grinkam���������You sny you have the writer's  cramp? Now, whero does the disease show  itself?   In tbe hand or wrist?  Trenchant Penn (the poet)���������Neither. Is  the Etoraach.���������Up to Date.  A Good Suggestion.  Jack (preparing for his dinner party)���������  Where can I put these rugs so they will do  the most good?  Tom���������Under tho table.���������Brooklyn Life.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  ~\,1 liTHODIST CHURCH - Rovelstoke.  "X Preaching services at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Urn's uieelinpr at the close of the  morning service, c-ahbath school and Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  every Wtdncsoay evening ut 7:30 p.m. The  public uro cordially invited.   Seats free. '  HEV. J. A. WOOD, Pastor.  ("HURCII OF ENGLAND-St. Peter's,  '���������-' -Revel-toko Hours ot servico: Evening  prayer daily at 5 o'clock, Fridays at 7:30  Sundays mil Festivals: Holy Communion at 8  n.in.. morning prayer at 11. Bundsy dchool  ami Blhlo Clues nt !!:__.), evcing pruytr at 7:30.  First Biinelay in the mouth Holy Communion  ut morning services.   FRANK A. FORb, Vicar.  PRESHVTEltlAN CHURCH-Rcvelstoke.  Htirvlcu evcrj Sunday at ll iuui. Mid 7:30  p.m. Uib e Clio.-, nt '2-10 p.m., to which  t*II are wolconio. Traycr meeting at b P.m,  cvory wcdnetxiuy*   REV. P. P. MUIR. Pastor.  I >OMAN CATHOLIC CHUROH-Bevel*  ���������*-*��������� stoke. Muss second Sunday In month  at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER PEYTAVIN.  Strictly in the Wood  Business now. I have at the present  lime about 100 cords of good, dry  Fir and Hemlock Wood  Full nipasiire guaranteed���������prices  light. All orders left with XV. B.  Pease to Co., Kevelstoke Station, or  at Thk Hekald oflice will receive  prompt attention.  JAS. (J. Hutchison,  8dtf Wood Dealer and Carter.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call arid see us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  -Revelstoke'Statlon, B. C.  Happy ~*~ow.  First Clerk���������Yos; tho bookkeeper has  Be-no to heaven.  Secpnd Clerk���������Got a raise at last, has  he?���������San Francisco Examiner.  f anadian  \ Pacific HU  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE,  The best and cheapest route from  Revelstoke to all points east and west.  Through tickets to Vancouver,  Winnipeg, St. Paul. Chicago, New  York. Montreal and Toronto.   ���������  First class dining and sleeping cars  on all trains.  Through tourist cars to St, Paul  daily, and to Toronto every Monday,  Montreal and Boston on Thursday, and  Moutreal and Portland eyery Friday.  Purchase tickets to your destination  and have baggage checked through.  Klondyke ���������  Through tickets to Wrangel,  Juneau, Sitkn, Skagway, Dyea, Pyramid Harbor Landing' and'. Haines  Mission. Full information as to rates  and routes furnished and berth's  reserved. 7,-  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.  The Canadian Pacific Steamship Company's  Steamers NaktiKp and Kootenay leave  Arrowhead dally for all points in Kootenay.  makinz connecUon at JVnkusp for ali points  on I>~akunp and blocan Railway, and Slocan  Lako.  Close connection at Robson for Nelaon,  Kaslo, Balfour, Pilot Bay. Trail, Rossland,  Northport, and all points south.  For full information,'tickets, maps, etc..  call on or address  T. W. BR4D3HAW.  Agent Itevelstoke.   Or to  W. B. CARSON.  Travelling Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J.CO YLK, Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver  TIME C/\RD  Subject to change without notice.   ~>  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  OOINO WEST TIAltY GOING JEABT  8:00am Leave Kaslo .Arrive3:50pm  8-30am ...South Fork... 3:15pm  D:;(tlam ' ....Sproule's.... " 2:15pm  1:51am ������������������ ...Whitewater... " 2:00pro  10.03am ' ���������Rear Lake .... " 1:48 pm  10:18am * ...McGuisan.... " l_33pm  10:38am " Cody Junction " 1:12pm  1Q.5U am Arrive.... Sandon .... Leave liOpm  T CODY LINE  Leave 11-00 am. ...Sandon.... Arrivo 11:15 am  Arrive 11:20 a m ���������Cody Leave 11:25 a m  ROBERT. IRVING  G. F. and P. A.  ��������� GEO.F.COPELAND  I      Buperlnten eat  Spokane Falls and Jfoptfyepn  .Nelson and Ft. Sfteppapd  Red Mountain Kns.  The on'y all rail root** without chinge o  cara between Spokane. Northport, Rnesland  and Nelson; also between Rossland and  Nelson.  DAII/V     EXCEPT      SUNDAY  LKAVE. NOMHPORT ARRIVE.  For Spokane��������� From Spokane���������  1:20 p.m lr-Op.m.  For Itossland��������� From Rowland���������  1:10 p.m 1:10 a.m.  For Nelson��������� i From Noison���������  1:10 p.m 12a8p.m. ~  Close connection? atTeelson with steamer  for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage dailv-  Townsite  Changed  Hands  tf -:���������  . \  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.  Wliat Strong Points  ��������� i.  ";'. Rosebery Holds w  \''\ the  Slocan Lata  Rosebery ��������� will ' have an ore  sampling works in a few months  with a capacity of a 100 tons a day;  Rosebery is in the centre of and  distributing point for Slocan-City}  Sandon,-. Nakusp, New, Denver;-  Silyerton, Enterprise, Three'Fork*;  Concentrator and Cody, only. .12-  miles!'distant from -the mining  centre-of the Slocan (Sandon).  "Rosebery is destined to be the  concentrating point.  Rosebery is the sampler point.  Rosebery is the ship yard of the -  Slocan:,-;"       --       ' ''_���������',  Rosebery is the only safe'harbor  on the lake.    -  ' iy ���������       ' ,    -. ' '  Buy Lots^ How-: ��������� ��������� '  If  You.jWant  To. MaRe jMoij^:,  .''.,".       .' , ��������� 'i .'   ' ���������  Send at once to the. general  agent for maps and price list or.  any further ���������information.'^ '-���������  .Beattie,  ��������� ��������� ;* * --..-.  General; Agent.  o9-tf-  .   Is thp Shortest anoi,-,   . ;  1   Quickest'Line;to:;.";:  WALLACE, -EARMINGWJN," -.  GARFIELD, *- OAKESDALE,  . PULLMAN, LEWISTON,  COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  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Write to-day tat  Ourbcautifnl illustrated Book on Patent* and  the fascinating story of a poor Inrantor who  made 1250,000.00. Send us a raosb nlrrtnTi  or model of your Invention and wa wfD  promptly teU'you STUCK U it ia new anel  probably patentable. .  Ke~mm~mcBoaMtS*~r-~l������������. Specialty c  ,Tongl~ caa��������� rejected in other hand* ������o4  foreign application*. Reftrcaeaa: Honorable T. Bertbiaume, prop, of *"I*. mv,"  Honorable D. A. Ron, tha boding newspapers. Banks, Eipress Com jSaniee tc elieats  in any locality. All Patents Becond threakh  our agency am brought before the publieby  a special notice in ore? SOO newmatMn.  . kjuuon a aca~uo~f. rat-tat xtSSim,  Temple BaHuUng.lg5St. James St_ Montreal.  The only firni of *?i~-"Itu-TrTaflam Bin  the Dominion, transacting patent 1mj_d__M_____l  exclusively.- SCesUoathlfiwer. ������������������%     ~W"  -N&  ?*!    {    r.  Wf r.-    *.  -yi.  Alar be depended upon to  y,  -^royf'ie the best  remedies.  S,"rJ*^"P,n������'Syrup  of White  Pint  -������v?  ���������3* ,~.<"S;  e  and   Tar   is   Nature's    own  perfect   expectorant for the  .��������� Alleviation ������������������ of   coughs   and  -;s vpblds.a'nj lung all'ections.  ^25 Cents a Bottle  ' "''������������������We have*'a new supply of  *���������"- ftbV Water Bottles of diirer-  ent sizas and prices.  *. ,\t. *.      ... . ���������   *  Prescriptions as usual  ... xeeeive ,tthe\;best care and  "* attention.' i  ���������  v. r.,-^y*'?..-*iave neW stock arriving all  the time, and keep  '������������������.'���������"everything up to date at the  ./^Janada- Drug &  j" -'j^JBook'Co., Ltd  ti      , '��������������� Ch ib. R. j~aci)0\ai,d, Manager.  '"''  Rgvels'toke  Station, B.C.  THE WONDERFUL  LIME  DYKE  .������: local; and ^general news  ,..     An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General items Round  and  ,--   - ;-j,'. ���������-.. About Revelstoke.  Japanese  rugs   unci   mats   at C. B.  ... _Hum������.&Co'o.  J.  Knowles has   returned   to   town  from .1 short tup to the I-..irde.'iu.  John .Swotd  is'in   town   from   Bipj  Bend .md recjistou-cl.it the Coluinh'ui.,  Six c.u-loads of hay expected ut C!."B.  Hume & Co's in a tow days.  ���������_ ��������� j       .  v. Mrs. Whitney is leaving tomorrow  for the old counti y with her two little  S"Is- .--.      r, "  -i j���������-. *_jti-��������� "*  f-.i Mrs.'AVhite and family are leaving  for Victori.i  toniortow  to spend .the  r-.sttiiiniwi----;  ���������--- ---.-..The.Bishop of Ktiw WestininsU'i'nnd  -^   Ajichdeaeon   Small    returned   to   the  ^p    "_ye*-*t ou Alondtiv.     .        '  1 ������7 "        '- *'        "'.    *���������  i������~ A ~ft-ungChinaman iianied Lee Kung  f. fi di|Bd e������tW*'oti -Sunday   mom in  tind  was huried on Alontl.iv.  A^ljirge. ,assoitnient   of  the   latest  patterns in Japanese sttaw  mattings  at 0. B.' Hume to Co's.  .- <������    .*...-,''.  v. < _. JJLkinds of standaul medicines kept  '.- at the.Canada Diug.it Book Co., Ltd.,  ;,v ---Bevelstoke.Station. B. C.  .,-  - -Mr. B. S. .Wilaon,  merchant tailor,  '-who has heen very-ill  for some  time,  .. ��������� .is, we are pleased to aniiounte, rapidly  getting better.    -  ^ Mr, B. A. Lawson, who h.is bee c-on-     nected with A. Miu'dniiald's_whcilesale.  house for s>ome  time,  has .ic-cepted a  .,__. .position  in .the store,of C, B. -Htinie  i    &-<~o."J   .  - '  -     *- -  The   Consolation    people    are  still  ���������working in  the slide! but as they are  now opposite   I-f.dlid.iy   creek, down  which the slide mu*>t   have come, they  "'calculate to be thiough it any day.  Mr. J.  M.  Skeiiff.  engineer   cf  tho  French Cieek Co., ;u lived in  town on  -   ��������� Sunday  fiom   Chicago  to  attend  the  hearing of the*  i*~r**nc-h   Ciei'k   lead's  cases befoie the Geld Coiiimi".*.iouer.  -Another lot of Win. Ogilvie'*,   I\|c>,__.  dike guides just  received  nt  (".iii.-ula  -Drug A;  Rook   Co.'s.     Call  e.uly  anil  *eciue one.  Tlie" annual meeting of the share  ���������holders of the Gif.il West'-rn .Mint*  ���������- --Ltd.. which ",.-���������.;-. to h.ivi* taki-n place  yesterday in the Company's oflice was  ]iostpontid.-oviing to the absence*of one  <>f the directors-in I-'ngl-incl. until Sat  urday, Apiil Oth. at the same time  and place."   *-   '     ' "  Mr. F. S. Gwillin)7fotmerly law part-  net with Mr. W. Whit*, Q. C. nt  ^���������-"Moosomin. X.''[\V.*'T.,'has joined .Mi-.  "White's oflice heie. Mr. Gwillim is  :,nv of the rising ban i-*tei-> of the ter-  ��������� ritoiled and is now putting in the six  month's teim of ievidence mipiirecl by  lhe B.-C. La.*,*- Society.  Theie is quite tt **tir <iinnng~l local  *T**fiTet-kefTpTfi"veis" at present, owing to  "^th* airi~ral in town of a Candadian  'iiban������pioni*Mr. Wm. Hood. A tcmrna-  - meot-has been proposed and if curiod  out- would probably he a success, as  the town pjitesesses cjuite a number of  ^jlthiisiusfcics at the gjine.  JCeu.s from the Latdc*au is very  favorable. ,Tbi*y have st.iut'b another  rich chute on the Silver Cup and they  ]iave also struck the oi e body on the  Free -Coihftge- .Theie are excellent  _sbewings reported fiom the Union  jack and Black E.urle cm Seven Male  creek. The-outlook i������* fftt -t season of  considerable development and mining  "St"ivitv in this section.  A   Short   Disquisition   on   the  Lardeau  and its Ores.  In a paper tend before the il. C.  Assoi'ialibn uf Mining lingiueers, -Mr.  J. C. (jwilliin, of Klncan City said:  " While speaking uf the galena ores  it becoiiii'.s necessary to take, inlu  account, llicist! large deposits til'llie  I-itmlt'iiu cntiiilry which has. so far.  prutliiceel very little owing to wanl of  ron ds.  This district was visited by -Mr. Carlyle during llie past sumiiii'i'. Il.'*������  report will pit.ibably lie: emi" bel'iiii.' this  paper i.s read, anil will anticipate the  remarks made here tu .some extent.  This district hus been in the waiting  stage ut' mining for several years. A  gtind ileal uf ilevclopuietil. has been  dune. but. very little shipping.  The uie bodies, both galena and dry  ores, show a considerable conformity  to the strike of the c-otmtiy i-ucks*. In  many cases* they follow contact lines.  Certain bands of ruck appear lo influence lhe liimri-alr/.ution. The strike  and dip of these rucks are wonderfully  regular. The former i.s north-west and  latter in crossing lVnm the Silvei- Cup  to the head of Gainer creel", some ]()  miles north-east changes from 20' N.  E. t u 1.")" S. \\".. the valley of the south  fork uf fjiuileaii being between these  pnints.  .Very large bodies of clean and concentrating galena ncrur on tho upper  branches of the' Lartlean river, and :il-  sei smaller ore bullies uf mixed galena,  zinc blende and grey copper, these last  being usually of high grade, whilst,  much uf the heavier galenas are not,  as high grade as in the Slocan ; they  aie more varied in value and depend it  great, deal upon. Lhe amount uf grey  copper present,-. There is also a higher  gold value than in Lhe Slocan galenas  .Mr. .Tamiesoi], Itite engineer nf the* L.  to F. R. Gold Fields Co., writes ol'the  Alpha tis being a true vein senile 15 feet  wiile. of quartzroiitaiiiinggalena, having a slate wall and serpentine hanging  w.all. Theie is, however, a contact of  much greater magnitude in the mutter  of ore product inn. This is the great  band of limestone, locally known as  the " Lime Dyke.-' which cuts the  country bet ween tlio upper waters of  lhe Larde.iu and Duncan rivers.  This consists of a massive limi'stono  which rises at time** 500 feet above the  more broken down schists and pitches  under them tit u clip of 15" froui the  vertical to the south-west, the strike  being N. 05" W. Along this'���������lime  dyke" are locateel many of the principal group.-nf claims', such us lhe Abbot. Black Prince, lj.nl Shot, and Glengarry, some of which ate massive  uali'iia bodies and some high u;r.-itli*  grey copper and zinc ores with a well  crystallized calcitc gangue.  Latest spring dren* goods now arriving aL C. I>. If nine it Co's.  J. li. Boyd ctimi! in from the Big  Bend with the mail on Saturday.  John Wood his started up a cabinet  mtiker's nntl carpenter's shop in the  old Kootenay Mail oUice on  Front  St.  The No.. 1 Fire lh-igadi* have decided  tu hole" their hull iu Peler.-on's hall on  March 17t li, Si. Patrick's day. A gootl  programme and good music is proiu-  ise'cl-      - -    - ~���������. -_=   NOTE AND COM3IENT  The ([iicslion as Lu whether incorporation makes any dill'erence in the  expeiulit ure of public money in a town  is purely an ar.uleiiiic one as far as the  piotcc-lini! of the river bank here is  coiicerni'tl. In the lirst, place Premier  Turger distinctly staled when here  that incorporation woultl make no difference uiie \\iiy or the other anil in  the second place the laud, bordering  along the river ut Lht.'point of erosion  is iml. within lhe proposed municipality at all.  As far as the prospect ni sol' ICnotenay  are cotit-erneil the lux on working  miners is not going to be such a telling  grievance against the Turner government as some people imagine. The  working miner of Kootenay is in n very  lartre proportion of cases an alien anel  the Ijrili*.h Cnhimbian prospector bus  no object ion aL till lo seeing him taxed  live dollars a your. lie gels gootl  wages, can aH'ord lo pay it, and iL is  about all in the way ot taxation that  the government, get uud of him.  ~������     IMCI 4 4  &&i  '9  The exact figures of boih parties in  Ontario are. still in dispute W. R.  Beatty. of Parry Sound, who was  counted a Conservative, is it appears  distinctly in sympathy wilh Mr. Hardy  while* Speaker Fvanturel, who is set  down as a Liberal is claimed by the.  Toronto World ns a Conservative. On  the other hand it i.s slated that he is  likely to lake a portfolio in Mr.  Hardy's new cabinet. However there  is ti long-time before the actual voting  strength of the two parties will be  11'Sled in the. Iegislat nre. and a great  many things may happen in the mean  while.  JAVTNG purchased  i tho Euvelhtokc store  lVom C, ]>. ITuniti & Co.,  Ave are overhauling the  stock, anrl putting in a  stock usually found in a  lirst c'tiss store, and having hud considerable experience in this line, we  lind that cash is the most  important factor - consequently Ave have decided  to sell cheap for cash.  Agent for tlie Blickensciei-rer  Typewriter  a        lii*^ a ix sj   iz_~"~-i i������~a &*���������a'&j-r  Successor to.GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings, Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Frtiits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  For Sale  A Hiiliy (iniinl Ni'Wciiuib'J! Plnti". i'ii-sc.mhh!  CUM1, fti ('iiTkvl *���������!' !-.'!���������. 'Innk Itr*. 1 |u-i/i������ ill tin-  I'hlcii^H il-i'-io-hitm. l-i-ii-i- .?-.(���������!. T'jnii-. :-|'"t  uuMi.   A|iply i-JlKtV Cro^.in. ('-il,^������in.        V.'j.tlf  Ip 'M* ���������������*>___��������� 111 HI  S#t���������  .The March number of the Delineator  is called the Early SpriiigNiuiiher. and  is an important one, as- it contains the  first'iiniiouncument of spring f.i-hions  tind isadniirahU- iu its litei.try leatm-es.  A big strike of irokl is reporteil to  have been made on the Big b.ilmoii  river by a half breed employed by the  Mounted Police detachment at the  mouth of the fiver. The pay dirt  averaged >ii2..")i) to tin- pan.  D.ivitl W. Kiug.eililor.iiiil proprietor  of the ICuiiti'iiaian, I\.i-lo, is in town  on his way wilh F. W. Groves, a civil  engineer of the -.Line place i-u Vietoria,  to try anel induce the provincial government to ti-e its influence with the  Dominion cabinet to get t be duty on  lead ineri'use'il, in order to l'o-le'i- the  -melting and mining iiieltistries in  Kcioteii.iy.  The' fir*-t niiniber of the Nation, a  new weekly join-mil published al, Victoria, which is the latest addition to  B. CJ. JiitiriitiPsm, has been received.  The? new comer gives a bright an'l interesting running tomim-nl on the  news of the worlel and its literary  features Kit: excellent. The: commercial ami i r. i tii ii cr intcie-M.- of Ihe province will rc'i-.'ivfi careful attention  from the new ventine.  On .Siuielay morning 1 '-t the bishop  of Xew Wi.stmiii-.le-r ortl.ihic-l, Jttiv.II  II. Turner, of Donald, and Rev. H. F.  Yates, of ~s"e.w Denver, prie.-ts, in St.  7'eli'r'n chinch. The seiiiitin was  preached hy Veil. Are lidc.-ir-rni .Small,  of Lytton, who spoke of ihe duly ami  oflice of the: priesthood. Tbe impressive service of Lite Anglican cliurcli  was followed willi great all ent ion and  interest by a large congregation. At  evensong the church was ciowelt-d.  The bishop preacbe'l i'i eun Lhe woi da  "This thing I know, that while I was  blind, now I see'," a veiy puweiful and  interesting discourse. The musical  portion of both services were well carried out Iiy tin: choir, though'owing to  its-being Lent.the.se were soniewlrit,  .curtailed.  The petition for Len thousand dollais  to build ii wagon road up the north of  Lhe Lardeau shews a commendable  rise* to the situation from the pitiful  sum of .S3,'G00, which the people of  Trout Lake set down at first as adequate fo meet the rei|iiiremi'nls of  their district. Whun one considers  the position of West, KooLet ay in the  revenue relurns of the province, the  little dribs and drabs of $200 here and  .$300 there, hitherto expended on the  tle.'velopiiiL'iit of the cli.sLi'ict. look perfectly ludicrous. If is no mere local  patriotism or sectional feeling prompts  this assertion. "West Kootenny litis  proved conclusively that the business  policy of the province .-is ;i whole is to  urge forward thu development of West  ICooten iv. This district asks for more  money in order to he placed in position  still further 'to swell the provii.cial  revenue.  But apart from this consideration  the expenditure of money in small  sum.-in I hese mountains is a ruinously expensive; anil poor busines.s polity.  The work done is too temporary to  hist tl nil is often of such a nature as to  actually increase theiliilicnlty of doing  suh-tantial. enduring work later on.  Year after year money " has been  dribbled out along llu* fl'iix Bend trail,  till the total inust, have reached very  considerable figures and the re*-ult i-  that the trail at thi.*. iiin.-iient is in a  wnr*=i: condition ' than it was evei  known to be before. The Haley c i,*-ek  XiiaiLis-.'-.R-iii-.sttiisw-^-'.viK':"���������t*>:rip<*7rriiy  work h.is increased the nnfura! difH-  cultii"-'if the route for ������ good road.  The whole* system is on a wiong basis.  Trousers,  Pants,  Breeches.  Call them what you will. We.  have the choicest liiif that's to  l*e found anywhere in town.  Lots ni, iheni. All kinds. For  Lhe roughest work nr the swell-  c'st dress. The low prices we  ask have made onr tailoring anil  ready-to-wear business the success it is.  R. S. WILSON,  The Mercliunl Tuilur, liuvuNtuko Stn tion.  f. Mccarty,  WlIOI.IloU.i: AND  I'llTAlI. Dl-AIXK  IS     '  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,  .   Sausage   -  Notice  Notice is hyivoy L*i\(.-ii ilril ii;r(-IiuitiiiH nil*  1>e miuiu lo llu- 'l-ariiu nuiif ul (.'nna-lM. nt it>  next .���������session, for un Aci tu iiiror,ioi-atu n company to be known a.- "The L\nn ('iiiial iiiid  bfllton lliiilwuy Company," with poi; ur to con-  stroct, oi|iiipt opernte ami maintatn a railway  of htniidurd or anv other guiijic fnnn u point at  or near tlie head of l.ynn Canal, northward  alontf Pulton's Trail, or as near Iherern us pruc-  ticahle to a point at or near Fort Selkirk, in  tlie Nnrlhwo-a Tiirrfloriu*-, with powor to i*on-  necL with any railway in American territory,  and to conMrm-t, maintain and operate branch  lme.s and nil necessary roadways, laiil^cs  and ferries, and to build, own and maintain  wharves and dock's in connection therewith;  to curry on in the Vrovinee of Uritish Cohiin  bin and in the Northwest Territories the  business of carriers, forwarder.-, and transportation agents ami all other busiuess incident thereto or connected therewith, and also  the business of wharfingers, ���������shippers and ve^  M'l ow nor.s; und may for nil or any of the said  purposes, purchase, hold, lea.-e or otherwise  acquire timber, lands, buildings, dock--,, works,  boats, vessels, vehicles, good*., w'ares or merchandise ami other property real and personal,  movable and immovable, and improve, extend, manage, develop, lea-e, mortgage,  exchange, sell, dispone 01, or turn to account  the same; and mav establish shops or stores  ou the said lands;" and . may purchase and  vend general merchandise, clothing, provisions,, Mores, n.achinery and supplies, and  mav deal in mineral products, ore-), mine-sand  precious metals, and generally.may do nil such  other things us are incidental or conducive to  the attainment of the above objects; .to build,  acrfuirc aiid operate steam and other vessels;  to take and use water forgenerating oleclricity  and to transfer and dispone of the power therefrom for lighting, healing aud motive purposes; with power also to carry on lho business  of n general trading company or an express  company ; also to own, manage aud lease  hotels; to acquire .timber limits'and operate  saw mills for the production and mile of  lumber, iund to mine ami develop mineral  lands; and to carry on a general mining ami  ore smelting business including the erecLion  and opurulion'of smelters and concentrators;  with power to expropriate lands lor the pur-  iKises of the'companv, and to acquire lands,  Uonnsoh, privileges and other aids from any  government, .nun frit ml corporation or other  personsor bodies, nud ro levy and collect toll,*,  irom all parties using and on alL freight passing over anv ot Mich roads railway, ferries.  whar\c." and vessels, and with power to make  trallie or other arrangements with railway,  steamboat or other companies, and lor all  other necessary or incidental rights, powers  and privileges, m that behalf.  X. IC. LAKI,A.M.tflSf  Solicitor for applicants.  Montreal, WMh December, I3H7. lifuttt  On  SATURDAY  ONLY wm  you   buy the following m-lidc*  at KiMliKTtl Prices:���������  ilranite Iron Tea l-ots;  regular price f-."ic.,  Saturday  SOc  Tin Tea IN.ts; regular price .toe, Saturday  25c  Good Largo Stand  Lamps:   regular price  liOc, Saturday "   50c  Itusior  Steel   Pruning   Knives ;    regular  price i!U<!., Hat urday    15c  Hardware and Tinsmlthlng  Paints and Oils Furs Bought  One Xoit of three Japanned and Gold  Klower 1'ots; regular price fl.ui),Haitii-  day    75c  Japanned Spice IJoxes, complete with six  Boxes nnd (iratcr; regular price"').1.,  Saturday   5f c  "W. M. LAWRENCE.  Fish and Game in Season  -Murkets   at   Kevelstoke'. ,I*.c\el.stoKe  Station,  Nkkusp, Trout I.iiko City unci rurgtison.  J3J11.II  Dr. MeKeilinie .and the* rest of the  comir.itte"appointed **l.-irt--il y������;-letfl-iy  circtil.-ititiK a petition fur .1 sjiee-ial tict  pcrmitlinK J'evvjlstoke to dump its  garbage into tin- liver.  Xo __! Fire firiajade b.-ul  its  first, rur.  with their hose reel on Tuesday morii-  ��������� illK   '"   Ml:  ���������'.  R. Shaw's   I'-^iele-lu e   ou  I'":!'*.!-, St.. wlv-rt������ tin. wall at the back  of lbe; cipeii 11 i-e place' wtiseli] fire. The  boys extiii!_rui**heil th" ll.inieH with  buckets. .Mr. .Shaw ili-sires ()���������> JIi;n-  ALU to lender ]���������������������������- I banks to the in.-m-  hers eif the bri'__cail'.! for their pionipt  and efllcii-nt .servants.  P. Meehan. who runs th" ('. I", ii.  steam shovel, has none le> the t'e.as!  tn consult -t .-peci.ilisl un an nceiiteiit  tu his eye, which h.-ippencil on .Mond.iv  aflernoon. Ho was chippint; the head  off a bolt, in the shof.s, wben ii sjilin-  terflew up and struck him in th** eye.  splitting the cyihall anel causinc: extreme iiuoiiy. lie left the .-tame evening for Vancouver,  Tapping's Theatres  Near Station-.  Hest in* the l_NTF.iuc.it.  i:nF.t-rKD lSflS.  Cor  Victoria Hd and ConnaugMt Ave.  j\ vory stronir lnimc structure, t'dxtifi, two  -te_iri!y, eini'li culling boiii^ VJ tt. eletin; a llrst  class !-tHK", lt;*.:ni; two .private: lioxejs; two  ,lrc"-*-in); ruemi*.. 12x13 it. mitili; cliniii-'ii.s of  -i-cne*r.*-; veniiltuors; rolloctors; _!l electric  lights in*tal!i!il, arran^oel so ns to suit any  -i������_;e a������; a l-ikv! Ijqll room lloor.. Kvurytlilng  "complete. 1.V penul piano tinel all tint latest  rnci'lern iinpr-ni-nicnii1. KverytliiHit strn-tly  first i-Iji*-.. To let only to ru-pectalilei puoplu.  No either- n-.-eei upply.. C'!iiirj,-es inoilenili:.  srun It. TiirriNfi, I'mprii.tor.  NOTICE  To Contractors, Business Men  or Families  lit'jMfrln/ any ir-in'int of HhmhI from 1 to 1000  I'lft-.f >. cHti h*\*' -rt--]-- on ihfttU'**. notic- from  Pi.-vT*:������-f.--;p v"f;;*. .- Uakkpt Onr ovn** ar"  turn*-tinti ,\ t. cflr-tbie nt turning out om* ton  of rri-H*! dull; *,���������,"'- KI'Mir at lottctt jirlccs by  t!if utit or t"-\ X  Cannod Ooc<l������. Conf-Bctlonorv and Fruit  * rr;        any   pur:  of   city  or  on  ]"r* *���������  :n..u-\  Revelstoke Station Bakery  -it'T:i /_. HYtA-Sii. I'ri'prlelori.  Blacksmith V/anted  IVnntC'I,   ft   fir^t  c1h*i������   blHe-cmitn.     ApI'ly  immeiiliatejly ill McMHiion':' Me-.e-k-iijiith *h',;..  m9!t  Situation Wanted  A vounj? rnarrie'i!  r-otipli' ele-slre a -itiin'-ie.rt  Woman i.s a ^fioel hons.ik.-e-p'T;   man ev.-Il 'i-.-el  to   store-ke.e*pin__;,   fiirininrf   .uie!   rnneli   've.rk  ModernK* ������_ti������i-a, llr-t dais r..f"re*ii<"<.    Al'pb  tO ">\. M.", 1IP.RA1.II C),~ie-e-, Kl'l'MslejIco.       (���������itirlw  DR.   R.  HATH1SON  DENTIST  Will 1," at Lis olTle-p over ''iinnila uoofc  A Iirinc t'ei.'i Steir'i, Uuvclslokc St_r._rli.ii,  until March 12th. 'ej8.  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  (elli  Stcmo:  Dot;(ii..is Htiiket.      i  Revelstoke,    -    -    -    B. C.  REVELSTOKE DIVISION  Of West Kootenay District.  N"!.'.*������,:.nuti.  nnd nil '������vvf - Ir:  ktc no,-/ il':*' fi.r  Ill.TH'fl   'K\^  divj^ioiif *,i r  A?ii<*   nf   i'iy  B_TC roil**-"!*!  lt    JHld  rif:l.-o;/;j.  rwo f-nd <ii-  al j  ivon4 in **'-/"ordance with  *���������������������������*. f *\t Provinffnl Kovcnne'J'hx  '.r:>*f\ -nd1-'the A������-������M'-ment Avl  ,r Mi.' v<������ar lt"fi, Alt ttt the nUive  t������j:������" :nhl<5 Vfi-hftJ Ih'iK'.'Vi'I^tolcr*  ' *v^,-: Ktaoten'j.y Dl-inrl tit*; pay-  *fi*'",    (iO";eIMT'������j������r.(    H-'s-Qv-fi'I   tliXQ"  ������������������ at t-i" following rntfi* viz:  1 'j- Ir'forfcTrtb Jon**, IK������, thr������'-  ;Ar cent on f.al property.  -iittli ffT cent, on it>^<-f*cd  ' t,: v..)d land.  ro-i.Mj of one Jmt a.nt. on por-on-  -p--r  _ .oh of the Inr*/-,rnc of any  p'-for* h*- " 'roe']-* ������n������ rhounand dollar-*  ������i.f ff.iiiju ,:iu rate**, namoly, M\Am hik h  '���������x.'i,-''' .ij .rif.mc. when the mrw* Ih not  mnT" 'mm. ten tho-i^and do/lnr-i, oik;  \aix f-'T.) . '.Jj^nfiifh f-xf,fi"K 1^ over ten  th'ji;jn:id 'If,liar", nnd nor mnn- than  f.t":ity Hio.i-arjd dollar-, ow'and otw-  '(iinrt*'*r 'it oh*; per cent.; when such  oxer-*,* i-> owf twenty thoo^and dolhir-i,  on*- nnd t<w-hfiU of on*1 per (fut.  It paid on or af-i-r l*t July. 1SW. four-fifths  of oil" p'-r f'-nt, on n'ftl ]������rop#Tty.;rhrc������  per '���������-���������in on HM,<f:4-i,d viIup. t������t ivlhl  fund,  'Jhr"-fuurtliK ot on-  cent, on   pergonal pff������p"rtv.  ftti >-o lunch of the Income of any  pfrson a-, fxt ci>f|t������ fine thousand'lollurs  lite followiiu: rates, nnniely. upon such  cite---.. vW n rh������' ���������mirif iJ not more Mian  ten Mm mi "nnd dollar--, one and /mc fjtmr-  (������������������r- of one |i'T ci'tit., uli'Mi mich cxci--k  i������ over t������-n rhoicnnfl dollar1' and not  more tlmn twenty thonhnnd dollars  on'1 ii of I fnH1 half of ouo per cent.; when  Mich Mxr-"--, i*- over twenty thoiifttmr)  ���������lollars, ori'j uud three-quartern of one  per '-ont  Vrovineial Revenue tax-?.t(H) for every male  person over the nj-'e of IH years.  vt     JOHN* I>. SmitAhT).  Assessor and Collector.  Kevelstoke, January 31, 1B08.  Notice  Nntiee is herebv pi von that .application will  be made to the I'arlianieut of Canada, at its  iuj.\.l session, to incorporate a company to be  known as the British t'oluiubia and Northern  Uuihvay Company, to construct a railway to I������������  operaic'd hy -iteani, electricity or other motive  power, from or on a point of the Canadian 1-aci lie  Jtailwuv CoiMpanv near the town of-V^hciMft lo  run in" a northwoterlv direction nloii^ tne  vallcvrif the Fraser, by Fort ^'oart Luke, lo  the liend iv: ters of the Stickine Ki\or. and  tlience, northerly,- down the valley ol the  I.ewN Kiver toM-'orc f-'clkirk; with full po\\er to  divert the above road a.-, may be found ino-i  .suitable on fuuire exploration nnd .survey of  engineOiN ������aul with power to coii-strtict,  accjuirc, opernte ant niaintaiu branch lines  and all neee-wiry hrld^e-, culvisris, roadways,  terries. docK>, coal hunkers and water tanks in  connection therewith to carry on in the Province of Uriti'/h Columbia ami in ��������� the North-  v\e-it. Territories the lai'-ine*-.-* (>T carriers,  forwarders and i:*an.--portalion njzents and nil  other business incident thereto or connected  therewith, and also Ihe hu^ines^ of ulnirf-  iujier.-. shippcT.s an<l ves^eI owners; and may  for all or anv of the .said purpose*, purchase,  hold. Iea.ie tir otherwise acquire timber, lands.  buildings, d<-ek>, work**, boat-*, vessel-*,, vehicles, goods., -wares or merehaudi,-e i������.iid other  property real and personal, movable and immovable ; 'aid improve, e.Mcnd, inanaue,  develop, -l_esjCi_ niortKiiKe. oxclmmre. sel_l._dijv  "pn<-e of, er ti rn to account the same: and may  e.-tabli.sh sht/p-: or .stores on the sai<l hinds "nd  may purchase ami vend general inerchiindiM1,  clothing, provision*.-, .stores, machinery and  .supplies, unci may deal in mineral products,  ores, mines And precious metals, and generally  may do all such other things us nre incidental  or conducive' to the attainment of the above  objects; to build, acquire and opera)o steam  and other vo���������������oK; l.) take ,and \i~-e water for  generating electricity and to tran-fcr and di������-  nose of tin; power therefrom lor lighting, healing ami in. dive purposes with power a No to  carry on lht homines.*, of a general t lading com-  pnny or an e\pre.-s compan> ; a No to own.  manage and Jcji-������c ImieN; tn acquire tint her  llmit.s and opemte saw mills h������r the production  and .sale of lumber, and to mine and develop  mineral tonds; and to carry on n general mining and o-e ^melting Im-diK.***, iwhiilhig the  erection and operation of sm.-Iters aud concentrators.  MiCOI'N A KN'CLAN'l;,  Attorneys  I'.ritN'h <'oIninl������in and .Vnrtlwni It. ft. Co.  Moiitrciil. ^Jutli Deectnbcr, |H'.i7. afwiit  Notice  Nnltce N ijcreby gf vn that application u fIf  be inuili1 t> the I'nrllameut of Canada, nt its  next ������e-"ii<_-i!. to Incorijorate u company to be  Known as ���������The Xortlicrn A. Yukon Jtafhvay  f,onlpllll^^,, to be npi������rat'-d hy siftvui, el'.-cirlclty  or other motive power, fro'm Kdnionfon In a  northwcst'jrJv direclion by the I'once Kiver*  down through Tetlin Lako, and to bnfM .-juirs  to the b<-������d -.witers of the Miiefccn/Io iUier.  with p'������Mcr to divert th'1 abovo rond um rn/iy be  found mo'-i suilablo on further exploration  and aiiriev, aud with power to construct, operate and jimlutfiin branch lines and all neecs-  Hftry bridges, roadwa>s ferric*", docka and eual  honki'i*- in con nee tf on ther<.*w ith, railway  ntatinn--, water lank*i. etc.; also to construct  and o) crate telegraph and telephone lines for  the tnin������init'Hhiii of momagoK tar the public; to  curry on in the Province of HrllNh Columbia  and in ih" Northwest Territories the business  of rarrie.-v, ior*.v������irdcrH and imnsportion agents  and all other bn-dnt-HH incident thereto or con-  ner-p-d therewith, and aNo the IniKincss of  uhnrliiig'rx,--hippcr-t uud vessel owner*; and  nin> for nil or any of the saifl purposes pur-  oha������"-*, lodd. h-a*-e or otherwise aoquirc Umber,  land-', hfiildings dock1*, works. Units vessels,  \ elneb'-i goijdx, v.'arc or uicr(*hnnd������������e an<[ other  propert*. real and personal, movable and ini-  mowilil*', nnd Improve, extend, manage, ile-  v<-|o[>, p-u'e, mortgage, oxohnrfgc*. sell, d[n(tnse  of j or torn ro account tlo> ininc; nnd inny  ctuhlNh -fhop1* (tr storo������ on the snid hinds; and  mav piTchase and vlnd (,'onorul inercljimdito,  cloihmt', pro villous, stores, uiachlnory ami  ���������-oppll'"-. fuel may deal in mineral pro'duets.  op's, ������iiiiies arid precious metaN, arid generally  mny do till such other things as arc liifddonlnl  or fondii'dve to the attainment of the nlnne  obji-cf-*; to build, ncqniro nnd operate "team  and other vctsid-j; to take and u'-e water for  Keiicrntini: ele.'-iricity and tu trnri������fcr and rJI'.-  po.eof the power therefrom for lighting, beating nud motive purpose", with power a No to  cnrrv on the bindnos of ii general trading  cornpuij) or nn express company; aNn to own,  mannge and lon^c ludoN; to acrpiire timber  limit-! nnd opemto ������aw mills for {lie production  and s,iii> nf lumber, and to mine and dovlop  mim-rnl lainN; and to carry on a general mining mid ore ^melting bu>������fncs-*. includfng the  erection and (tperatiou or srucltors and concentrators.  kdm!:m> r;ri-;rUN*.  Attoritcv for the Northern and Vukoti Itr. Co.  Montreal.Itath December. 1W7. 'liw'.K  Notice  Notice is hereby given that application will  he made to the Parliament of Canada, at its  next session, to incorporate a company to be  known as "The Stickine and Teslin  Lake Itailway Company" to construct a  railway to * be operated by t-twmi,  cleolrioitv or other motive no we" from  I'ort Wrangell following the Stickine Itiver  north to Telegraph Creek; from thence to Port  Selkirk by way of Teslin hake, wilh power to  divert tne above road as may be found most  suitable on luture exploration; and with  power to construct, acquire, operate and niaintaiu branch lines, and all necessary bridges,  roadwavs, terries, docks and coal bunkers in  connection therewith and railway stations  and water tanks; uNo lo construct and operate  telegraph and telephone lines tor the transmission of messages for the public; to build,  acquire and operate steam and other vessels;  to take and use water for generating elee-  tricitv and to transfer and dispose of the  power therefrom for lighting, heating and mo-  mo purposes, with power aNo to carry on tlie  business of a general trading company or an  express companv; also to own. manage and  leai,e IioteN; to acquire timber limits and  operate saw mills for the production and snle  or lumber, ami to mine and develop mineral  lands; and to carry ou a general mining and  ore smelting business, including the erection  and operation of .smelters and concentrators.  W. I-\ HITCH IK, ���������  Attorney for applicants.  Montreal, :M>th Decern her, lhi'7.  Notice    -  Xotice is herebv given that application will  be made to the Parliament of Canada, at its  next session, to incorporate a company ut he  known as the 'jYnkon and i'acilie Hiulway  conipnitv,'- to construct a railway ro be operated bv' ���������uoiun, electricity or other motive  power from Skagway or Dyea to bake Beiinelt,  and from thence bv water aud other mentis t"  I'ort Selkirk and further to Dawson City, nml  fiom .Fort Selkirk to a point at or on the Creat  Slave bake, with power to divert the above  road as mav be found most suitable on future  exploration; and with power to construct, acquire, operate and maintain branch lines, and  all necessnrv bridge'*, roadways, ferries, docks  and coal blinkers in connection therewith:  also to construct rt������d operate telegraph ami  telephone lines foi the transmission of messages for the public; lo build, acquire, lete.o  and operate:steam and olher vessels to take  aud use water lor generating e!eolncil\\and  to tr-in-nor unci dispose of the power thereirom  for lighting, heating and motive juirpose.i;  with i.ower also to carrv on the business oi a  general trading company or nn express companv; aNo to own, manage ami lease hotels  to acquire timber limit-, and operate saw inllN  for the production and sale of lumber, and to  own .md mine and develop mineral lauds; and  to carr*' on a general mining nml ore smelling  business, including the erection aud operation  or smelters, and concentrators.  (iKOI'TIUON, MORION tV: AU,AX.  Montreal, With December, lh.fi. '2fw9l  If you  w-mt employment, ������r  looking for ;i house to root  whun you reach Vancouvet-  npply to tho  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting Agency.  im Hastings St., West.  Harry Edwards,  Taxidermist  Third   Street,  just   east  School House.  of   the  Doer Kciuls, JJirtls inul Animals, i*ti*., proson-Cil  mnl liioiintud, .Mull Orders ]>roni|*tly  iiltcuilud to. Sillm  Rhodesia^  Restaurant  a  and Boarding" House,  Coi:ni:ii ok Skcono S-rmiirr and Oiiton Avbnui:,  Ukv]:i.stokj: Station*.  Knglish Cooking under the .superintendence  of Mrs. Lapworlh.  Meals at alt hours.   .  cleanliness and civility our motto.     Terms  moderate,  '.mf MltS. L.U'YVOItTir, Proprietress  J. Harris *& Co.,  Calgary, Alta.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  -     XOTICE.  rori'i.n ~~h,u.thi.\' Mixeh-U, Ci.um,  -SIHinto-Iii-tlns-llleeillewiiet-SlliiliiK-IlivIsion-nf.  Wont ICiinli'iiiiv Dis-trii-l.     Wlioru liiviiluil:  lli'inir a liiirlliu'rly cxii'iiilon iipiin   rIiu .Silver  fiuxv iniiiurnl I'liiiiii. nuar (.'oiipcr I'i'iik.  Tiitec nollre tlml I. Wnllur Pi-oll, nctliie 11*1  ni'uiit .nr tin- l"i-"h Itivur Coppur nnil "-Ih-tT  -illnliiK <-������.. Mil., l-'rcu JIIiht'i* Ccrlllii'iile Xn.  ill PH. inli'iiil, i*i:av ilavs li-iini tliu dull* liuruol,  in npplv lo llu* NlinfiiK Uui'iirilcr for n i'cr-  lllii-nti.' "of liii|ir(ivoini!iili. f"r llie piirpn*.!; uf  uliliiiiiiiil. iicniivii bviiiiI "1 Ilm iiliovu fliiim.  Anil fni-tliur take miliri' Hint uctlou, iniilor  ���������K'l'llnii :!7. mini Iks I'liiiiiiieiii'Cil liu'fui'e tlie  K.iiMiii'i'iif siii'li i-erlilli'iiU'of improvi-iiii'iil*,.  Iiiiii'il Mils lllli ilnyof .liiiiiiury, 1S!W.     iilviK  W. B. Peas  A  V^  JOB PRINTING AT THE HERALD  &Co.  iii'u olVci-inp- a  great  variety of  -AND-  Coffees  Salt  Aleuts,  Salt  Fisli.  EKSK,"Butt������i'  anil  Gi'oci'-'ies of all  sorts of Al  quality ami condition.  HAT, FLOUR,  FEED.  W.  B. PEASE  & CO.  KEVELSTOKE, STATION.  1V11������]jKS.\ [j]'   DKALICKi? IN  OATS,   HAY  and Chopped Feed.  Carli'iitls .slii|i|icil on slmrl notice  ,      Ciirrt'syonik'iii'o soliciteil,  lHjuzI  A Shave  A Haircut  A Bath  Smoking Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  Choicest Cigars  Big Assortment   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.  -A.  MORGAU  Tonsorial Artist,  I'-'IONT STIIKKT, 11EVELSTOKE.  0JSARS!  CIGARS  G. J. AMAN,  The English Tobacconist.  JAS.MILLAH&GO.  INCORPORATED.  EXPORTERS AKP IMPORTERS.  200-212 First Ave. north.  MINNEAPOLIS,    IVHIMIM.  Branch: 55 wharf st., VICTORIA, B. G.  J. A. BROWNE, Manaoib.  EJT-Shipmenls Solicited. Writs for Circular."*-^"  -,-...-.,������..-s_������_ks;5.-:f"  a.v*^Jl"*l������-ff__1'*>'w-'  OTV.^:.--^*������nHW������^aui-#  r*.^r������c Hui_,,..������*������

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