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 ������rrvssc--r^-&,ra___!2ft,t������?*!M!*n:  _-*  ���������J  **_*2^__^_tflJ__-_Ja*ric������'-4rt^-^'V!M������ll*^^  /       ," .' I    i  I '  ,'i'  '.'���������    Stat    ������IV-v���������������"-  -'  // ' U< S.4J  ������/:  -ISSTJE3D   TWIOE-A-WEEK -WED1TESDAYS    ^_3STID    SA.TTJ-E^nDJLYS-  Vol.   II.     No.   21.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. SATURDAY, APRIJL 2, 1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ,-:>iSSSSei^Sl^GS^i^^S������e^^9^U  illl  h'~  )-���������  ���������Is  ;"*  'I  ft"1  1  Hudson's Bay |  Company   |  (IScoHI-KATiai 1670  ;-'���������_  The  Most  Upto-Date   Outfitters n;  in Western Canada.  Intending Prospectors tliould write us  for one of our new Folders, which  contain- tn excellent Map and an  estimate of the probable cost of *  complete outfit for tbe Gold Fields.  li  1  !  '4  ���������g       Hudson's Bay Stores,  ^ Calgary.  lj '    Caloarv. Keb. 1, 1898.  ?J=������??5S32SHS?JS!������^s'<_5  Haig: & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^���������^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  .   ARTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,  -Barrister. Solicitor. Notary Public, Etc.  "-���������Otfice:   Smith Block.  Victoria Road, Revelstoke Station. B.C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,    .  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.  Solicitor (or Imperial Bank of Cnnada.  Front St'.';.:Rev-l������toke, B.C J '  JAMES  MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  Office:   Cowan lllock.   P.O. Iin.. 133.  Third St., Revelstoke. B.C.  DR. MALLOCH,  Physician and Surgeon.  Oflid In Dr. Mrl-cnn'- office.  At hit oflice Friday, Saturday nnu Sunday.  McKenzie Ave., Revelstoke Sta., B. C.  C. B. Hume  &Co.  Onr business during theXinas  rush equalled if not surpassed  our fullest expectations, and we  wish to thank the numerous  friends and customers, who  helped to make things lively.  Business must be kept up  although the holidays .-nre over,  and .with this object in view we  call attention to the following  announcement:  Our Dry Goods Department  has been thoroughly  overhauled since the rush Bub-  sided. All our stock is in splendid shape and new lines have  recently>.teen^addeid������~-;.;We-rwish  to draw special attention,; to our  bargains in ,,  Imported Flannels and Flannellettes  Pieces of Dress Goods  A Stock of Hosiery, just imported  A Well Assorted Stock of Silks  Gents' Furnishing Department  THE Hudson's  Company  <^^^~ Kamloops  Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries  and Liquors  can furnish all necessary outfits and supplies for miners and  prospectors going oveil.-md to  ilm Goldfields  Via the Cariboo. Road,  and arrange for supplies at  Hazleton and Gle.voha.  Write for particular-.  2nptf  -ELLIS &-GP.OGAN,  Insurance. Commission and Mining:  Brokers.  Calgary. Alta.  Agcnti fnr the Queen Fire  Insurance Co.. of  America.  Represented by W. Morrlfi. Itevelstoke.        Suli  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood   Dealer  and  Drayman.  Draying and delivery work a specialty.  Teams nlttay. on hand at shortest notico.  Contracts Ior Jobbing taken.  Agent fur the Standard Oil l.'onipany.  FRANK BARNARD  Brick and Stone Mason  -'hlmiu'y   building  a   ������|n.'clalty.     Cnntractii  Iiriuii'itlv  attended   to.      Material   furnished  when railed for.   All work guaranteed.  KinsT Stkket, Kf.vblhtoki. Station.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Pork, Etc.  Kamloops and Revelstoke.  All orders in our line promptly lilled.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil. Enginkekb. Provincial Land  StJBVKYOKS.  Accountants and Genernl Agent-,  Kelson and Rossland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  r. C. Gamble. J* I'.. M. Inst. C. K.. M. ran. Poo  f.E.. r. I.. P. for II. C, (late ltesidcnt Engineer Department of Public Works in  Canada in B. r.,) Nelson, R. C.  Fbakcis J. O'ltm.l.Y. Assoc. M. Inst. C. E��������� P. I.. S.  for B. C, Rossland, B. C. SJIytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  Regular m������Btlnga nre hold In th-  , Oddfellow*' Hall on the sflcotd snd  r J fourth Wednesdays of each month at  Wc* 7:30 pin.   Visiting brethren cordially  ���������*-" Invited. ,.   .  Dr. T. .TJ-PF.i, W. M. '  T. J. Grahamr, Rec.-Scc  W. G. IliR-EY, Fin.-Sec.       R.!~. WiL-iov. Treas  The Revelstoke Photo Co.  run  Sicdio: Pocolas Street.  Revelstoke,   -    -    -    B.C.  This Space is Reserved  for the  NEW...  FURNITURE  COttPANV  i-, "-  '-,   which will be open about the  First of May.  "A weirassortedTtock~of Mens  Clothing made by the best clothing houses in C-.nada is now  open to intpection by the public.  Our Suits are in all styles and  for fit and -cut look just as .well  as cufi'om-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 Bam Lai's Tea,  the very 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.  Magic Liniment  Rheumatism Cured iii Two Weeks  Mr. Bolit. Latimer, of Ijiinglcy Prairie. B.C.. writes: "I cannot speak too  stiongly of the merit- of Magii: Liniment. 1 had been a great sufferer fro 111  rheumatism tor many years, during  which time I had tried m-iny doctors  anil remedies: hut Magic Liniment has  i-uri'd nu* completely. I entitled the  liniment on for two weeks, after which  my rheumatism entirely left. me. .-mil  has notitrciuliled me since. We Hnd it. a  useful household remedy in our home  nnd would not In* without it." Pi ice.  25 cents a hottle. "'   -  ���������A-General-Favorite -  Mothers who have used Magic Liniment in their households pronounce it  superior to all others for all the little  pains and aches. It. is the most popular household remedy and a medicine  chest in itself. Can he used internally  as well as externally. All druggists  sell it.   25 cents.-  < -"W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  ImrcaisTs. Hkvkutoke.  Forward!  Upward!  Never Backward!  Try all things, hold fast  to that which Is good  C. B. Hume & Co.  Kevelstoke Station, Revelstoke'and  Trout Lake Citv, B. C.  Here's what we tried  / We advertised having purchased lrom Messrs. C. B. Hume  & Co. the whole of their stock  in the Kevelstoke store, consisting "of  Fine Groceries and Provisions  Boots and Shoes  Gents' Furnishings.  Miners' Supplies, Etc.  And we also advertised that we  were going to. sell them Cheap  for Cash.  Here is the result  Our business is  every day, and our customers are  reaping the benefit of good quality goodB at close figures for  cash.  You are invited to call on us.  Goods delivered free to any part  of town.  FALLIS BROS.  THE SILVER LARDEAU  Prof. Carlyle's Report on the Trout Lake  Mining Division.  SUNSHINE.  On this, the north-webt extension of  of the above claim, a tunnel '.Ul) feet  lower in elevation than tlie Silver Cup  tunnel, and ahoiit 1000 feet further to  the north-west, has been driven  for 200 feet south-east, in which, for 50  or more feet, ore six to 10 inches wide  hns heen followed in driving the tunnel through which, 15 to 20 tons of  clean ore or galena with coarsely  crystaline iron pyrites, hnd .lieen extracted together with a considerable  pile of concentrating ore. The new  superintendent, Mr. IX G. McNeil,' had  suspended work on thu tunnel,  TOWSER.  On tins claim, lying north-west of  Sunshine, a 40 foot tunnel had been  driven, without success, to cut the  vein, hut it was believed that an ont-  crop-pf quartz found on the line of  the vein was the vein itself, anti work  was heing started to exploit this part  of the vein hy open cuts  FIIEE COINAGE.  This claim. 1500x1500. owned hy  Thos. Dunn and Wm. Fan-ell. "Vancouver, lying south-east and farther  up the basin from the Silver Gup, had  a small shaft sunk 12 feet on a small  vein of quartz-slightly mineralized,  thought. Ui he the-No.,2 vein in the  Silver Cup tunnel, and to exploit this  claim Mr. Munroe had begun a tunnel  along this vein nnd then cross cut in  search of the Silver Cup vein.  In this locality'the_ slates or shales  below the surface are very black and  carbonaceous, and <are very evenly,  bedded, except along the course of the  veins, where they are considerably  twisted and contorted.  Other Claims.���������Many claims have  been located in proximity to this group  of claims, and also ,.-us extensions, but  as far-as could he ascertained very  little or no wiirk.had been done..  . '-,..,,' '" ��������� ALPHA���������GK.-ITP. -'. ��������� ���������*.*-  This group/otherwise known as the  Great Northern group, lies a tan elevation of. 5,500 to 0.000 feet along the  ridge of mountains between the'Lardo  creek and the north fork of this creek,  or about thi'ee.iniles west of Ferguson,  or eight miles north-west of the Silver  Cup. By road and trail it is seven  miles from Trout Lake City, arid hy  the new trail about five miles from  Ferguson. Along the course of this  lead have heen located, among others,  the Butte. Phillipsburg, Old Sonoma,  Broadview. Hillside and Great Northern, True Fissure, Silver Queen, etc.,  and this lead is distinguished by its  greafwidtiritf milky-wHite quarfzTn"  which, as' will be detailed, work is in  progress in search of bodies of galena  ore which is here ! not of so high grade  in silver, or probably 30 to 40 ounces  per ton.  BROADVIEW.  The Lillooet. Fraser River and Cariboo Gold Fields Co.. Limited, has secured the Broadview, Old Sonoma,  Phillipsburg, the f'-action.-d'claims the  Clipper, Skipper, and Skiff, and the  Alpha. Confederation, and the Colonist, and on the Broadview wns being,  in July, concentrated all development,  as here there runs throughout" the  claim, nearly conforming with the  strike and dip of the enclosing slates  and schistose sedimentary rocks, the  great thickness of white-weathering  quartz, for the most part only slightly  mineralized. Where exposed by stripping, on. the surface there are seen a  main band of quartz, 30 to 40 feet wide,  and then lesser bauds of quartz with  country rock between, and parts ot the  larger body, of quartz contains considerable sidfi-ite, near which, in some ol  the workings, are found both solid and  mixed ores, and in one of the tunnels  a narrow band of sidtrite, galena, and  blende had been followed. So far, the  limited workings had not penetrated  the vein beyond the point where surface agencies have been very potent,  as the ground was very much shattered, the sulphides were much decomposed, and the work had not time to  advance far enough to demonstrate  the characteristics of this large  quartz lead, or to show np the existence of ore other than that found in  the upper working.  In the shaft was found solid ore of  coarse cubed galena, with considerable  zinc blende and iron and copper pyrites; also as well as in some of the  other openings, a considerable, amount  of this mixed ore and quartz that  might be suitable for concentration,  while much honeycombed quartz, becoming, when undecomposed, quartz  impregnated with very coarse crystal  line iron pyrites, such material, it  tvas claimed, rarrying small gold values, lilsewbere. in .some of the tunnels, were being found narrow stringers, two tu 10 iuchev wide, of nearly  solid copper pyrites, and also small  stringers of solid iron pyrites assaying high in silver. Strike of vein,  west of north, east of south; dip  ���������15 to CO degrees easterly.  Shaft on summit; elevation,'about.  0.001) feet. Here the lead is .10 to 40  feet wiile of quartz, carrying a good  percentage of sideritc iind iron pyrites  which, on decomposition, has become  a very honey-combed smtery mass. A  shute or band, 20 to 30 inches wide, of  the solid galena-blende ore was here  found, and a shaft was sunk for 25 to  30 feet along this ore when the quartz  aiid pyrites came in, and continued to  the bottom, IIS feet down, and also in  a wide drift, run along the vein for 50  feet at the 50-foot level. No further  work is being done at tliis point, but,  from the pile of ore extracted while  sinking in this shute of galena ore,  clean ore tvas being sorted and sacked  for shipping.  ���������  Tunnels, (a) Fifty-font, level, nr 75  feet lower down the biliside than tbe  collar'of the shaft, and several hundred  feet northerly, rims southerly ISO feet,  passing for most of that .'-distance  schists and quartzose material, but  encountering a narrow band of mixed  galena ore, in which, at 135 feet, a  winze has been sunk 25 feet, this ore  being now piled in the tunnel.on ..-Inch  work has been slopped.  (b) Hundred-foot level, 100 feet billow tunnel (a), was originally run Jin  112 feet along very quartzose but barren slates and schists, and . through  much white valueless quartz ; hut Mr.  McGnire. on assuming charge, discontinued this work, and. going about 100  feet easterly, stripped tbe surface, exposing a wide hand of white quartz,  then parallel bands 4 to 0 feet wide,  with country rock intervening, and  along near the foot-wall of this large  band a tunnel was being driven, in 100  feet, July 21th. in badly "crushed  ground, having followed for some dis:  tonce ������i. stringer, 5 to"r8 inehes wide,-of  nearly, pure copper pyrites.', . * 1',''  ' (c). Two hundred-foot level was just  being started-near the foot-tvall side  of a large' exposure,of barren white  quartz.  (d) - Three, hundred-foot lunnel,  probably 1,000 feet north of the shaft  and 400 feet lower-in elevation.' At  the beginning of this work considerable mixed ore of low grade tvas found  in the open cut; then the tunnel was  run 00 feet south-east in white quartz  and spathic, iron, but with no ore, so  Mr. McGnire came back to near the  entrance, and is running south 15~ east  &5.feet, July 21th, along a smooth wall  THE YUKON BILL REJECTED  Mackenzie & Mann   Contract" Rejected  By the Senate.  Ottawa. March :>J.��������� The Senate Infill overwhelming majority has rejected the Yukon lailwny bill aiul tbe  government must set about securing  a  new  Yukon   transportation   policy.  The scene in tbe upper house tonight  will long he remembered. The galleries were crowded, while the space  beyond the bar was taken up by members of the Commons, who were there  ii*. full force, as the lower house had  adjourned early.  Hon. David Mills closed the debate  ar.d certainly made the best presentment of the government's case hoard  in either house. He said that if the  government bill tvas accepted tho government were prepared to build a  wagon road from some Pacific, coast  point, and if the countiy was developed to continue the railway through  'to the coast. He atTirnied that -Mack-,  enzie to Matin have spent half  a million dollars in' arranging,-for  the construction of the line. In con->  elusion he warned the Senate of.'the,  responsibility which would rest 011 it  if the bill was rejected.  The warning, however.- had no effect  as the -six months' hoist being carried  by a vote of 52 to 11. a majority much  larger than expected. ' ���������   -  ' Only 'one Conservative voted with  the government, but Sir Frank Smith'  tvfis paired for the bill. Two Liberals,  O'Donoghue and Boulton. voted  against the government.'  There was no excitement'when the-  result wiis annouced, the proceedings  being conducted with'dignity..v-  WAR IS;  INEVITABLE  The Situation. So  Regarded  -By McKinley.- ..'..������������������  CANNOT BE AVERTED NOW  in white quartz following a small leader of ore.  Hence not much or no pay ore has  yet been discovered on this claim, as  the silver values are toolotivand while  development work had only begun  there were all the evidences of a very  strong lead, of which the ore-bearing  possibilities might, prove good, but all  work was stopped last summer and  nothing further is being done on these  claims.  Transport.���������By the new trail 200 tons  were to have been hauled out to the  company's depot on the main wagon  riiad near Ferguson, and thence shipped by wagon to the strainer lauding  at Thomson's I-anding. If the property were developed, and a suflicient  amount, of concentrating ore found, an  aerial tramway might be run down to  the mill-side on Lardo creek above the  depot, near which passes the surveyed  line of the proposed railroad from  Arrow lake.  At the depot large and commodious  log cabins, stables, etc., had linen  erected from which supplies could be  sent to the properties here under control of the management. At the mine  suflicient cabins have also been erected. In Lardo creek is an ample supply  of water under a good head for milling  purposes.  Seed Time.  The spring planting nf good advertising seed in the Itevelstoke nEltAl.n  will bring you a golden'harvest. Merchants and business men of Kevelstoke  and surrounding district should plant  their seed now so that they may germinate early and catch the favorable  weather of prosperity that is Revel-  stoke's this year of 'l������8.  MARRIED  Wood���������Sutherland���������In the Presbyterian church. Golden, on the 30th  of March. 1808, by the Hev. P. I).  Muir, B. A..Mr. James Wood to Miss  Hal.tie Sutherland, both of Golden,  B. C.  DOWN WITH A CRASH      ;.  Roof of of the   Palace   Skating Rink at  Rossland Collapsed.  At about 11 o'clock last night, says  the Rossland Miner, tlie roof of the  Palace skating rink collapsedifrom'the  -weight of ..snmy.-ind-canie 'low?, wil h".-i  loud.crash:''"No.b'odj-" wiis ih the build-'  ing at the time. Au hour lieforenear-  ly 100 young men and women" were'  skating, every one of whom - would  undoubtedly have-been' killed or injured had they,been caught 'under'tliK  falling timbers.,.1 .     . ���������.������---���������  The fortunate escape from what  came very near being a most frightful  and- shocking fatality tvas nothing  short of an act of Providence. The  merry crowd "of skaters who nigbtly  assemble fit the rink left at 10 o'clock.  Early in the -evening a wet and heavy  snow fell and continued until nearly  11 o'clock. Owing to the fact that the  days-hnv'e-been-wai.n^lately.-the-light  fall of snow tvas permitted to remain  on the.roof in.order to better prevent  the ice from melting. "This accumulated weight, together with.,a. fresh  fall last night, is lesponsihle for the  collapse of the building. The only  part of tbe structure left standing is  the dressing 100111. " "'���������"  ALBERT" CANYON  Latest' Mining   News  by   Our  Canyon  Correspondent _.  Amikkt Canyon. March 31.���������Joe  Frrington. one of the owners of the  Iron Farm above Albert Canyon went  down to Revelstoke on Sunday.  It is evident that things are going to  be lively around Albeit Canyon thh  coming summer. The Springs Hot������*l  is being repainted and put '"nto shape  for the extra biisiiiess which is expected.  The post office is also being allerd  and remodeled.  D. P. Gillespie, in company. with  Bob McCutcheon, intends to start up  the North Fork sonon to do his-assessment work on tine-, valuable claims  which he located there last summer  The names of these claims are the  Wild Rose, Lucky Dan and May  Hotver.  Mr. Graham is expected here this  week to inspect the wagon road to  the Waverly mine before commencing spring operations.  A. B. Cotton is petitioning the legislature for a charter to construct a railway from Revelstoke or a point across  the river s. w. of Revelstoke up the  Columbia and Canoe rivers to Tete  Jaune Cache, thence by the Fraser and  Parsnip rivers to the 58th parallel and  on by Dease Lake to Teslin Lake or  fsom the Parsnip to the Liard,'"with  branches from Tete Jaune Cache to  the summit of tbe Yellow Head Pass  and from Revelstoke to Arrow Lake,  Tront Lake and Kootenay J^ike.  A Minority in the Cabinet are Still for.  Peace���������A Faint Hope Expressed-that  the-Powers May Mediate^The Naval  Appropriation Passed and: Increased  ���������Believed that War Wilf'BeJbe  clared Within a Week���������The Duty" of  the" United States to Strike the First  Blow. J'-    . ' -     -     ' '���������'"���������  ���������- ' '-"  (Special to the Herald.)   ..  Washington." April 2.,���������There*;."is  little, dpijht that^the president and the  members of his,cabinet now regard  conflict with-Spain as'almost inevit-  ible..- In his message to congress; the  president will'review   the-record as it  stands';between his,government' and  ** -  ~_. 3    > - .    " - .,-   j- ���������,.= 1.-,.!--.  Spain"  -*'���������.    ;..-   --    .   i i'.    '���������*,-   \r'.<.'-.-���������  The-.."Washington   cprrespondent* of  the  Daily  Chronicle  asserts-that-yes-  terday's cabinet discussion disclosed a ,  division of "'sentiment- in" the'cabinet,  the .minority strenuously urging peace  on the ground that the situation' wo,idd   ���������  not justify -war. r -   *      -.������������������.;���������  '   The Vienna /correspondent ,of. the  Daily" Telegraph says:   "-There is still  some  hope .that the' postponement of  *    ~ ���������-.-��������� : ���������- 1  j- .-I ������������������ *.    !���������>  the..nltimatuni will give time .for the  powers to mediate and find a peaceable  solution". " The' .difficulty."^consists*' in  finding .an-'acceptable . for.midfL.*..for  Spain" to'accept the inevitable inde'-  penden ce" of CtihaJ. Tlie lliuvcy}ai _������th?e -  American-vwav. pai-ty ?is' inexplicable  here since' it-is' to :Anieric.-i's'-'ad vantage to gain "time" to.'complete her c  arrangements..It.is believed, however,  that Spain will fail fo gain" a*-vict"ory  in.the.event of a battleoff Cuba.".'' ,'  ,      --.-   f   . - -.  j  . .. - -~*  After "an exceedingly turbulent -session of six hours, the. House yesterday '  passed ��������� the- naval,' appropriation bill,  and, then' adjourned 'until Monday.  The. war spirit was, manifested in all  speechesjand over-rode'thenaval com-  ihittee.itself, by increasing tlie. ntiriiVfOr���������  of torpedo boots and-.torpedo- boat  destroyers to 24, the bill as'reported,  providing for. but 12.,.. The amendment  of- Mr. Cannon,' chairman' of- the ��������� appropriation committee, to reduceJthe  number of-battle ships .to one was  buried tinder an, overwhelming majority.   7'      .,,"',-  Mr. Cannon during the course of the  day announced the belief of 11 majority  of the members that .war. would be  declared within a weels. anil ' Mr.  Dearmond, of Missouri, made a*notable'speech declaring tliiit; if hostilities were to'coine.it .wiis'tlie'duty of  the United States to strike -the first  blow.       ' ���������"'. '   .';  Yanc.'TVKK, - April ;.��������� 2.���������Benjamin  Springer, one of Vancouver's pioneers,  and widely 1 known .throughout the  province, died here last'night from  heart disease. '       ... /J.,*. J  New -York, April .2.^Opening  quotations this morning: '���������l<ead,,',3.50;  silver bullion, 51?; spot. 55~;.y''*    ~'~'~ "  Mr. O. H. Allan was up"' town^'on  Wednesday for the first tinie^lhbe'hei*  illness. ' /jTJ ..  A fire alarm on Thursday- morning  turned out No. 2 brigade. There' was  some difficulty in locating the4 fire,  which was in,the roof of R.' J; Thompson's residence near the Rfevelstqke  saw mill. The mill hands had the.fin*  out before it had done-any-'Surthei-  damage than a hole in the rodf*������   - .'  ' Services will he held in ,S������: Peter's  church on Good Friday at - 10,30 anil  7.30; there will be no mid-day,.service.  On Easter'Day, April lOth'.'^crinceB  are as follows: Holy Co'miirtinjpp", S.  a.m.; Morning Pi-ayer find Iloly.potn-  munion Iclioral). 11: evening/prayer  (choral). 7.30. Gifts of flowers, etc..,  and help in decorating the.ch-.ircb on  Saturday will be welcome.       ���������' ' Revelstoke   Herald  :~        Published in interests of. -  Rer~l������Mlc_, Lsrden.ii, Bis Bend, Tiout Lake  niooUl-waet, Albert Ci  Para __d Essie Pass  anyon, Jordan  District,.  IN  A. JOHNSON Proprielo-.  O. B. OROOAN Editor.  ��������� Be_n--~~~eeklr Jontnal. published In the  UtcKits e( ReTeutoke and the surrounding  rfi-trtet, Vsdnesd-ys and Satur__)������, making  -Kartst eo__-_tto_-_, with all trains.  AdTntlttos Bates: Display ada. $1.H> per  OJl-ian iadi.J2.00 per inch when Inserted on tttlo  vast. Legal ada.. 12o per (nonpareil) line tor  Est ia_-r__- ; lo Ior each additional insertion.  Beading o.ttces, 15c psr line each lssuo. Birth,  *__niace and Death notiocs. free..  B_bs_rip_on Rates: B7 mail or carrier. |2 00  per annum : Vl.U for six months, striotly In  advance. _ '    .. _ .  Our Job Department: Thk Hekal"- Job  Depsj-tntn. is one of the beet oquippud  Minting oflca in West Kootenay, and la pre*  Mred to execute all kinds of printing in first  e_us style at honest prices. One prico to all.  No Job too large���������none too small���������for ns. Mull  ei-m promptly attended to. Give us a trial  enjoarnext order.  To Oo-Tt-Pondents: We ini . correspond*  esee on any subject of interest ���������__ the general  and desire a rellabl'   rogulftr correa-  BJibUe,  ppndsnt  tn     every     localif       surrounding  ttoTelstoke.   In all eases the bona fide namo  ������__ the writer mnst accompany manuscript, but  S-lnseeesai-ty for publication.  Address all communications '  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke. ������3. C.  MTISS TO CORRESPONDENTS*  1. All sozreiBradence must bo legibly  written oa ase Bid e of the papor only.  8. Ocmapondenc. containing personal  ���������tatter m_H be signed with the pr por name  _f thi writer. '  3. Correspondence with reference to any  Q-Lng that has appeared in-anotbor paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in The Herald.  THE SENATE IS CONTINUED  UNTIL MIDNIGHT  IT   MAY   BE   THROWN  OUT  Without Regard to Threats or Promises  ���������The Dominion Estimates Laid on  the Table���������Some Interesting Items  ���������$40,000 for Exploring the Territorial   Routes   to     the     Klondyke  Ottawa, March 20.���������In the Senate  vostcrday the debate on the Yukon  bill was continued up till midnight,  when Sir Mackenzie Botvell moved tho  adjournment of the debate. Sir Mackenzie will therefore, speak today  when in all probability a, division will  take, place. The bill is certain to be  thrown out notwithstanding the promises and threats which have been  made to the members of the Senate.  IN TUE COMMONS  In the Ilouse of Commons, a question was asked hy Gillies, JM. P.. asking if the Ottawa correspondent of the  Mail-Empire was correct in stating  that the Dominion Government intended to appoint six men as Senators*  at-large.   Sir "Wilfrid Laurier in replv  SEALERS CAUGHT   IN A STORM  AMONG  ICE FLOES  48   OF   THE   CREW   PERISH  IS ACCEPTED  BY CONGRESS  WITHOUT DEBATE  DUE  TO EXTERNAL CAUSES  The Cowai)-  owns  Wholesale dealeis in  SATURDAY,      APRIL ir     1808.  THESUPERANNUA TION BILL  "Mr. Mulock's bill to ptoVide for  the abolition of the civil service  superannuation act and for the  retiiement ot members-of the  civil'service is a distinct improvement on the existing system of  superannuation which is not only  costly but ineffectual for the  purpose for whichit.was intended.  Tne question of effecting some  improvement has -been much  discussed of late and ��������� the conclusion which has generally been  arrived at is tbat'the present  ".system must be eitlier ended or  mended within the .near future.  Its theory was sound enough, but  .in practice it has proved useless.  :The expenditure on. account of  -superannuation last year amounted  Jto $308,000 while the total revenue  amounted    only  to 1. $59,000,   the  - difference being a net -loss to the  - country of nearly a -quarter of a  million dollars. Like the American  uension list, the superannuation  li-G is never stationary,  but con-  -.- stantly   on '. the   increase."    Tbe  ~ modern politician must find places  for his  supporters, whose  consti-  ,. tutons  become   strengthened  by  promotion to office.'   Some mem-  . tiers  of   the superannuated   class  have   been    receiving  an   allow-  snee for the past 25 years.  The change  suggested   by  Mr.  Mulock's   bill   will    be   generally  ' -commended. Some social economists go a good deal further than  Mr. Mulock, and believe' that the  - government should not be compelled at all to I00K after the old  age of its employees, who should  be,placed on no better footing  than other private citizens. As a  mle, civil servants are well paid,  --^-and-very-few-of-them-could���������do  better, if as well, if "they were  compelled to fight their own battle  for subsistence in the outside  world against all competition,  instead ot simply securing a place  in a department at a good salary  and short hours and receiving tbe  annual increase which the law  allows. They are on the whole  much better paid than the citizens  -whose taxes io to their support.  >Mr. MuIock's bill is a happy  mean between the . present objectionable condition and the  .total abolition of tbe ~uper-  annnation system. It creates what  might ������ be called a scheme nf  endowment insurance, in which  the payments become due to the  insured on his retirement ������������������ or  dismissal, or to his heir*: in the  event of bis death. The present  system is useful only in cases of  "the survival of the fittest." A  man may contribute for 20 yeors  to thesuDeraunuationfundnnd yet  forfeit all qlaim by dying in  harness as happened the other day  ih the case of Mr. A. M. Burge~rf.  Not a cent comes to his laroily,  although be had paid in probably  thousands of dollars. Under Mr.  Mulock's plan sucn a thing could  .not happen. By it, all permanent  officials contribute rive per cent of  their yearly salaries, and arc  allowed interest on the amount  paid in.at the rate of live per cent  compounded half yearly. This  forms what it is proposed to call a  "retirement fund" and the contributor is entitled to draw the  full amount and interest as stated,  on.his retireme.nt from any cause  fronr.ttie public service. Should  he die in tbe service tbe accumulated payment and interest go to  his-heirs. Present employees of  over 10 years' service are given the  option.of accepting the new plan  or .remaining with the-,old. It  would be only fair too, that Mr.  Mulock's plan should .be available  to officials of less than 10 years'  standing many if not all of whom  would prefer it.  Sir. 'Mulock's proposition is the  best and fairest that has yet been  made for the removal of the  abuses which condemn.the present  system and it is sincerely to be  hoped that it will meet with the  favorable consideration of  parliament.  said "If my hon. friend believes all  the silly yarns he sees in the newspapers, I'm sorry for him." Sir Chns.  Ilibbert Tupper remarked "That is no  answer." The Premier replied "That  is all the answer the question calls  for."  THE   ESTIMATES  The. main estimates for the year ending June 30l.Ii, ISO!), were laid on the  table of the Ilouse of Commons last  night, by lion. W. S. Fielding, Minister of Finance. The estimates total  $44.1)12,000 as against $45.OSO,00O for  the year before. On account of the  consolidated fund the vote is S39.125,-  000, compared with $30,282,000 for the  yeai before.  Tbe largest increase in   the  consolidated funds   is   in the department of  Railwavs and Canals, S5C1.000.   There  is now a new item of $400,000 for the  Ynkcn.   Public works decrease :$703,-  000, consolidated fund   $72,000  capital  account.andRailways and Canals shew  a decrease of $800,000 capital   account.  .   The  vote   for  immigration   is   the  same as last "year,   $200,000,  and  the  following items also appear: To defray  the expense of an exploratory  survey  and to ascertain t.he most practicable  route   for  an   all   Canadian    railwnv  from some point on   nn   existinsrrail-  way into Klondyke. $40,000.     This refers   to  the   Edmonton   and    Prince  Albert routes.   To defray the expense  of an exploratory survey   aud  report  as to the feasibility of a railway route  between tbe   Stickine   and an  ocean  port in   British     Columbia,     ,'~:i"),00(i.  There is $210,000 for rental   of  the extension of the Intercol"niaI  Railway  over the Drummond County Railway  to Montreal.    For Portage Post oflice  revote $8,000.    For  maintaining Lake  Manitoba at a proper   level   and preventing overflow, revote S25.000.    For  bridge   across   the.   Saskatchewan   at  Edmonton, $25,000.   A  revote of H'.lTi.-  000 for the Government of   the   North  AVest Territories shows an  increase of  $100,000.  Amonsr the items of genernl interest is $20,000 to make preparations for  the'Paris World's Fair of 101)0. Towards the Alexander McKenzie mnnu-  ment:$2.000 additional, making $7,000  altogether.  All the usual North "West, and Manitoba votes are ' included in the estimates.  The Ontario and Rainy River Railway bill passed its third reading in  the Commons yesteiday.  And 50 Others Badly Frozen���������The  Anglo-French Situation Nearer a  Crisis Than j Ever���������Spain Looking  For Trouble���������Russia Gains a Point  ���������Mysterious   Murders���������Sad   Death  St. John's, Newfoundland, March  28.���������The steamer Greenland, returning from the seal fishery and which  has put into Bay De Verde, reports 11  terrible disaster which took place on  Wednesday last while the vessel was  among the ice floes. While some of  the cietv were travelling about among  the tloes in search of seals, a  terrible storm arose accompanied by  blinding snow aud a severe frost. The  members of the crew who were on the  ice could not regain the vessel and  .were exposed to terrible weather  throughout the night and all the next  dav. Forty eight of tho men perished  iinil between 50 and 00 others were so  badly frozen that amputation of one  or more of their limbs will hnve to be  undergone by them all.  BRITISH FLEET TO SAIL  Washington. March 2S.���������It is reported that the British North Atlantic  squadron has received' orders to proceed at once to New York.  the MjVine question-  New York, March 2S.���������Tbe report  of the Court of Enquiry into the cause  of the. explosion on board the battle  ship Maine does not attempt to lix the  responsibility for the. explosion.  lord sai.ishury's health  " London, March 28th.��������� The hope is  expressed of Lord Salisbury's speedy  recovery. An official denial of the  statements in certain London papers  that Lord Salisbury had retired is published by the Foreign Office. Lord  Salisbury hns left for the Kiveria.  MRS. PARNF.LL'S Sj\-D DE.VTH  New York, Match 23.��������� Mrs. Parnell  mother of Charles Stewart, Parnell  was burned to death on Saturday last.  Increased Shipping Facilities Wanted  in Manitoba���������England Will Take a  Hand in the Chinese Grab Game���������  Still Making Money���������Gold on the  Stickine River���������Spain Will Allow It  Washington, Marcti "JO,���������Yesterday  afternoon the report of the court  of enquiry into the cause of  the loss of the battleships  Maine was laid before Congress with a  message from ^President McKinley.  The report states that the catastrophe  was due to external causes, probably  of a sub-marine character, but places  the blame on nobody.  The Piesident's message praises the  report and refers to the friendship  hitherto existing between Spain tind  tlie United States to which he attrib-  the visit of the Maine to Havana. In  both houses the report was referred to  tbe committee, on Foreign affairs  without any debate;  incre.vsed shipping facilities  Ales, Wiqes, Spirits and  FRONT STREET  REVELSTOKE, B* O.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  Methodist church ��������� Revoistoko.  Proacliing services at 11 a.m. nnil ":30  p.m. Class mooting nt tho close ot tlio  morning servico. cnhbalh School und Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  ovory Wednesday evening fit 7:30 p.m. Tho  public aro cordially invited,   -"oats free.  HEV. J. A. WOOD, Pastor.  CHURCH    OF  Ituvoletoko  jirayor daily  for  tho  FATAL  RAILWAY   ACCIDENT  At English River���������Two   Persons Killed  and Seventeen Injured  A serious accident occurred about  eleven o'clock on Frid.-iv morning to  the second section of the west bound  express at a place called English river,  a short distance west of Fort William.  Soon after leaving Fort William  the equalizer on the the second passenger coach broke, and the car w.i.  sidetracked at the next siding. The  t ruin bail not proceeded more than  five miles when the passengers found  themselves being bumped along over  the lies at, a faM rati- around a sharp  curve. Three cars were thrown on  their sido and a fourth ran into the  ditch. Neither the enarino nor the  mail and ���������"\press oars left the track.  The accident was caused by the  eprending of the rails, and not by a  broken rail as elsewhere reported.  One person, Frank Mardian of Detroit, was instantly killed and another  C. XX'. Marks, also of Detroit, who  w.i.*. very si-tiously injured has since  died at Winnipeg. The following is  the list of the injured. W. .Merit). Toronto: M. Soflokv, New York: J. F.  Tavlor nnd son. Halifax; D. Slossman,  li'.Sf-xly. New York: Martha Nelson,  St. Mary's: .1. P. McKeown, Frederic-  ton: C. A. Dawnnr, Detroit: Duncan  McLpocI. Itiver Dennis: J. Hogg, Jos.  Burns, Montreal; 11. Howard.jr., Mrs.  Howard. U.S. Lockford, J. C. Clark,  Windsor: Thomas James, Toronto.  Mr. Hogg's friends at Davisburg will  be glad to learn that although he still  shows the marks of his accident, he i.s  nol, seriously injured and will leave  for home tomorrow.  MANITOH.VS   PROGRESS  Winnipeg,   March   2S.���������Manitoba's  municipal   sta istical    statement  1SD7 shows gratifying progress  in  development of tbe province.  SAGASTA SUSTAINED  Washington, March 28.���������The Sag-  astfi Government has been sustained  bv a large majority in the general  elections.  INCREASE   Ol.-   SUBSIDY  Ottawa", March 28.���������The Dominion  Government is being urged to grant  an increase of subsidy to tbe O. and  K. It. railway.'  LOOKING l~OR TROUl'lLE  Washington, March 28.���������President  McKinley has expressed a hope that  war with Spain mav yet be averted.  The Spanish people are said to be  intensely excited,   and   demand  that  .war be "declared  at  once against  the  "United States.  THE AN'iLO-KUfiNX'lI situation  Lois-noN.Ma ich 28���������Heading between  the lines of recent ministerial statements it now seems pretty clear that  the "report referred to a couple of  weeks ago that England had yielded  to French pressure and tvas consenting  to submit the question of British rights  in Boussa to arbitration is altogether  incorrect. Tne Anglo-French situation is therefore believed to be neaaor  the stage of crisis than ever, and war  can only be averted by some kind of  surrender on the part of France. The  immediate question is whether M.  Hanotaux can afford to surrender any  French interests in the. lace of the  forthcoming general elections.  RUSSIA GAINS A POINT  ���������I^-Ni)~6'N7=M"aircli~2s-~~~~The---agreemen-r  bet ween Russia and China  for a  ver-  tual cession of Port Arthur and Talien  Wan to the  latter country  nas been  signed.  CONSERVATIVE   ELECTED  London. March 28.���������The Conservative candidate ha������ tiepn returned at  t.he bye-election just held at Maidstone  Kent.  WARS AND HUMORS  London, March 28.��������� Grave  entertained   here   of   a   war  Great   Britain  and   France,  has arisen in   the   relations  Britain anil I'm-sia.  DKHPATrilKS TAMPERED   WITH  London, March 28.��������� It has pist been  discovered that certain BrilisliJForeigii  Office despatches have been tampered  wilh.  MURDER  EPIDEMIC  London, March 28.���������No less than  five mysterious murders were perpetrated during the past week in British  railway carriages.  Winnipeg, March 20.���������At a meeting  of the agricultural committee of tho  Manitoba legislature held yesterday  the following finding wasunanimously  agreed upon: '-That inasmuch as in  some localities in the province under  the present conditions of things, thero  is practically no competition in the  purchasing of grain, for this and other  reasons it is desirable that, railways  now in operation as well as those that  may be hereafter constructed in the  province shall be compelled to furnish  increased facilities to farmers shipping their produce."  THE GAME: Ot* GRj~.II  New York, March 20.���������The London  correspondentof the New York Sun  says that, there is now no doubt but  that England is making preparations  to take part in the game of grab  wliich is about to be played in  China.  TO HELP THEMSELVES  Victoria, Match   20.���������The'British  Columbia Legislature, has passed resolutions urging the construction of the  Stiekine-Teslm Railway.      .    0'  still making money   ' '-  Montreal, March 20.���������Tha Canadian Pacific Railway Company's net  profits for the' month of February  exceeded those of the same month  last year by $38,844.  SIMMERING. DOWN ...   s  London. March- 20.���������The latest news  from Washington is more reassuring  ami the probability of peace is much  stronger.  A  GREAT CONCESSION  Madrid, March 20.���������Spain will not  object, to assistance being rendered by  the United States government to  destitute Cubans, 1,  ENGLAND-St. Peter'B.  Hours of service: Evoniiig  at 5 o'clock, Fridays at 7:30  Sundays ana FcBti vals: Holy Communion at 8  a.m.. morning pruyor nt 11. Sunday School  and Biblo Class at 2:'Mi, ovo-iing prayer at 7:30.  First Sunday in the month Holy Communion  at morning services.  FRANK A. FOBD, Vicar.   '  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Revelstoko.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Blb'o CI.bs nt 2:30 p.m., to which  all nro welcome. Prayer meeting ac 8 p.m,  every Wednesday.  REV. P. D. MUIR, Pastor.  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.        -  First-class in every respect. . Good accommodation.  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at thi) Bar.*  Best  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  ^swnuBiinjQBfotf  IJOMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH ���������Rovi  IV.stoke.   .Muss   llrst, nnd third Sundays  month at 10:30 a.m.  ItEV.  Rovel-  in  FATHER THAYER.  We Have a Good Supply of  The   largest hotel   in. town.        Centrally    located-  Ohoice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Best    accommodation. Kates    SI     per  day  Brown & Poo], Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  Building  Material  ���������* Lumber  Large light bed rooms.     Rates  CUi:,PRICES  FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. .We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS   :  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Table    furnished   with  the choicest the market,  affords.-    Best    Wines,  Liquors     and    - Cigars.  $1.00 a day.      Monthly, race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  Wendell Maclean  "Wholesale  and Retail.  SAVE THE CHILD  Winnipeg, March 20.���������J. J. Kalso  addressed the Manitoba Legislature  yesterday on his child saving work.  THE NOTABLE DEAD  London. March 20.���������Earl Str.dl'ord  and Indel Seidl, the well known  musical director, are dead. Fanny  Davenport, the well known actress is  reported dying.  DID MANN KIND IT?  Vancouver, March 21).--Plaeer gold  has been discovered on the Stickine  river.  WHEAT OUT OF SIGHT  New "fORK, March "20.���������The visible  supply of wheat. decreased 1,:150,000  bushels last week.  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  f22-tf -    KILiJl-D^IED  Doors  .Sash   5  ;JJ-  JTupnings !r  JWouldings  TRY THE NEW YARD  t -  fears are  between  A crisis  ot   Great  Thomas Oram one of the best known  residents in the Prince Albert district,  who came to the.Xorth. West in .1880  is dead.  The Montreal Street Railway Company has received an order from the  Kingston, Jamaica, Street Railway  Company to build' twenty electric-  motor cars for use in the city.  IMPERIL BANK  CANADA  Head Office,  Paid Up  Capital  Reserve     -    -    -  Toronto  $2,000,000  -    1,200,000  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  _Blacks__aith.iner< Jobbing.  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithin? ���������  Sheet Iron "Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty___������_______ '  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  Arrowhead Saw &" Planing* Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPY __ WRIGHT..  THE PIONEER LIVE RY   -~^  '   Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District  ,..,__... ^=~L*^t_:.-R".'������\  E^SS^Ssis^eii.  Saddle    and     Pack  always for hire.1    .  Horses  Freighting  ;   specialty.  nud   Teaming   a  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars write  UltAIG to HILLMAN, Thomson'sLandino.  THE  To sociire ono of those desirable lots  CHEAP oii the C. <fc K. Steam Navigation Company's site. ���������  Revelstoke  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.,  Drs.  McKechnie   and  Jeffs, Attendants  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Full  Cord Measure.  The undersigned has a largo supply  nf Hemlock, Spruce. Fir and Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  wood will kindly leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. Lawrence. Keqelstoke  Station, or with II. N. Coursier,  I Front Street, Kevelstoke.  Knitting and blanket mills have  orders that will keep them busy for  six months. This is partly owing to  the hip demand for the Klondyke, and  it is difficult to secure prompt delivery.  The big American concerns doing the  Klondyke's trade have secured all .the  goods suitable for their trndp, that  were in stock in the east. Prices incas a result, very firmly held and the  tendency is upward.  Tbe lifLy-flft.li annual bout nice between Oxford and Cambridge was  rowed on Saturday over the usual  course from Putney to Mortlake, and  was won by Oxford by twelve lengths.  Oxford has now won this race thirty-  two out of fifty-live times.aswellas for  nine times in succession. The time  vras 22 minutes. 15 seconds. Rain,  sleet and high northeast winds made  the conditions very bad. Oxford won  the toss and took the Middlesex side  of the river.  James Payn. the well known novelist and journalist, is dead.  The (,',inadian Pacific ottlcials say  they have, beard nothing of the story  about the intention to restore ratfs in  Ontario. A rate meeting is being held  in ButTalo today.  It is report cil from Bay City that  fully :~-->0,."!0n,(jOO feet of logs will this  year be brought from Canada to  Michigan. This is ab >ut fifty per cent  more than weie towed ncrosi the lake  last year.  The Pacific mill at Tacoma, Wash.,  the largest shingle mill in the world,  operated by Metcalf to Ware, was  completely destroyed by fire recently.  The loss is about, SibO/jOO with no  insurance on the stock.  At the _Rs1rricassi7.es last Friday Mr.  Justice Kobeil.son sentenced cx-  postmaster Goll'.itt to twelve months  in the Central prison for supplying  instruments to the late Fanny Young  for the purpose of proruring an abortion, lie also sentenced John O'Connor, a counterfeiter, to five years in  Kingston peiiitentiiirv.  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Sam Needham  Clothes %_sa  -*# ��������� %*��������� vi ii v/w     Repaiped  In Good Style at Lowest Prices.  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke ���������f"_-"������> t-"~?**-Vl*������  S*T&+r#r-T\->mK'.  ^-AV^w*-**~_--i-^rf-rtrra^^  SUBURBANITE MEMORY.  Devices Employed  by Wives  to  Remind  ; Hnsbands of Errand-.  . "Talking of memory systems," said  the suburbanite on the accommodation  train, "I can't for the lifo of mo soo  how a man who is unable.to romember  one thing is helped by having to remember two. If I tie a string around  my fingor, I must recall the purposo of  wearing it, which I nover can do. If I  must always think of rain when I want  to carry an umbrella, I have double  work. Now, my wifo wanted mo to ro-  niombcr something today, and sho gave  mo a word to say over to myself, and  I've forgotteu tbo word."  "Pooh! It's easy onough to romember things if you givo .vour mind to  it," paid another scicrbanite. "My  wifo told mo to bo sum to order some���������  now what tho ruiscbief was it? Sou pi :  Bluing? Well, tbafs funny. I thought  I would bo suro to romombor."  Ho plunged his banda into his overcoat pockets to cover bis cbngrin and  pulled ont of o'no'a rough bit of scantling with a memorandum in lead polled attached;  "Well, I vow!   My wife must have  ������tuck  tbat  thing  in there.    Oh, yes, I ]  see. It was a load of kindling she want- '  ed nie to  ordor.    But one could hardly  bo expected  to  remember a  thing like  that."  '"I wish I could find a reminder of  what I am to get as easy as you did,  but my wifs doesn't believe in giving a  sample to bolp out a poor memory.  Hello, old fellow, bowls that?"  PIo bad pulled a littlo rubber shoe  out of his pocket and was regarding it  with loving eyes.  "Sammy's overshoe, by all that's  queer! And here's something inside.  'Length, five inches.' Bless his little  heart. I'd have forgot,ull about them if  it hadn't been for this uioitiory lesson.  There's somotbiug in1 the system after  all. "���������Chicago Times-Herald.  SENT TO SWEAR AGAINST PA.  Because -His Ma Didn't Dare to .Leavo Her  .Living Scat.  Ho was a mere stripling of a lad. He  might have been-? years of age or he  might have been 9. Nobody could tell  by.looking at his face. "The only uiark  of certainty about the youthful countenance was tbo snre sign that some of  his ancestors had como from old Ireland. The littlo -fellow walked hastily  " into tbo offico of. the warrant clerk of  Recorder Fiunegan's court. Ho did not  notico tbe four persons standing in line  waiting to get affidavits made out  against some bothersome relatives, but  ' the youth pushed through tho crowd  and disengaged the attention of the  clerk with this odd demand:  "I want to mako an affidavit against  my pa," said bo and pushed his littlo  red head around th'e side of tho desk.  "You want what?" queried tho clerk.  VI want to swear against pa," said  the boy again.'  " What has your pa done?"  -.."He  has-just  been  in a prizefight  with ma."  " Woll, why don't your ma swear ont  the warrant against pa? My boy, you  are too yotmg; you won't fill tbe bill."  "My ma can't come, aud she wanted  me to.fix it up for her."  "Why could she not come?" asked  tbo clerk, getting interested in ' the  youngster's story. Ho could not imagine why the wifo would not bo only too  willing to swear out tho warrant.  "My pa and ma tbey got in the fight  in tbo kitchen:    Tbat is how it happened.    My  pa  mudo  a  drive for her,  . but didn't  land, aud  then  my nia she  grabbed up tbe rolling  pin  and floored  - tbe-old ;man.    Sho  is now setting on  .   him, holding  him down, and  tbat is  ������������������why-sho-coulduit-como-to swear-against  him.     Sho   sent me."���������Now  Orleans  ., Times-Democrat.  Colonel Kit Chlnn.  A St. Louis footpad attempted to hold  np Colonel'Kit Chinn of "Kentucky one  sigh, recently, and tho aforesaid foot-  pad'hasn't done anything since. If thero  ' ib a man'on earth whom footpads should  shun as a temperate man shuns a blind  tiger, tbat man is Kit Chinn. He is a  born fighter, and his favorite weapons  are tho-oues which the Creator endowed  him with at his birth. He i.s ono of tho  few men iu Kentucky who hold tho uso  of pistol or knife iu contempt and is totally devoid of fear. He has fought a  wildcat in tbo open with nothing but  his bare knuckles and como ont winner,  and it is said that upon one occasion ho  offered to fight a rattlesnake, and givo  b'ini' tho first bite.���������Glasgow (Ky.)  Kows. .   Time's Changes.  "Did yo_  ever,"  asked the young  husband, "havo your wife look you in  the oye when you camo home and ask  .you  if you had not forgotten   some-  .thing?"  "Many a time, me boy," answered  the old .married man. "She does yet.  In the early d_ys it used to mean a kiss;  now it is usually a reference to wiping  my. shoes.".���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  - ' Just the -Word For Him.  ��������� !"In your letter to me about tho post-  office at Sorreltop," said the senator,  "you "spoke of Higginsido as tho'pres-  ent'incumbrauce.' You mean, of course,  the 'present incumbent.' "  ".'Incumbrance'   is  tbo  right word,  senator," replied tho man who was aft-  ��������� er Higginsido's job somewhat stiilly.���������  ������������������,   .Chicago;Tribune.  ' Tho  lato  Professor George JL Lano,  Harvard's greatest  Latin scholar, won  moro fame by composing a bit  of  dog-  ���������' gcrel called "Tho Lono  Fishball" than  iby anything he ever did as an educator.  ���������"Tha Lone Fishball" bas  boon ono of  - ttlio commonest college songs for tho last  ���������'' '40 years. ���������   An American lady went into a chemist's shop in Nice anil uskud for a bottlo  of tho finest pcrfumo sold there. Sho  was informed that tho price of the best  scent was (26 an ounce.  A FUNNY INCIDENT.  A  FRAGMENT  OF   HISTORY THAT   18  FULL OF HUMOR.  Colonel Horn's "Lcttui* to General Logan  Kxplaining an Attack on Grant ���������Shannon, His Assecl.-l.-, Was au Ambitious  Fried Chicken. Kater.  Mrs. John A. Logan once gave to a  newspaper reporter in this city a letter  from a southern editor that created i\  lot ot talk. It was immediately after  tbo death of General Grant. Tbo reporter had gouo to tbo Logan residences  to interview tho general about somo  matter then before congress. Tbe general was in bed, and the reporter tvas  shown to his room. Iu the course of the  evening "Mrs. Logan entered the bedchamber and took part in tho conversation. In her hand sho held a letter, tbe  contents of whioh hor husband knew  about. She wanted to givo it to tho reporter, but the goneral objected. But  as the newspaper man started to leave  Mrs, Logan slipped tbe euvelopo into  his hand. The next morning nearly  every newspaper iu tho country printed  a copy of it. It was a rare and racy  document.  . Colonel Alexander G. Horn of Meridian, Miss., thon the editor of Tho Daily  Mercury, was its author. Tho letter  was intended as an explanation of au  editorial tbat had appeared a few weeks  beforo ia Tbe Mercury. Colonel Horn  and J. J. Shannon were associates iu  tlio publication of the aforesaid journal.  On the morning following the death of  tho hero of Appomattox Tbo Mercury  contained one of tho most cruel articles  about Genoral Grant over printed by a  press.- It dared any true southerner to  grieve or show signs of sorrow over his  demise. It oalled upon tho peoplo of  Dixie laud to oxult and rejoice at tbe  death of tho mau who had slain their  sons and burned their homes. The poo-  ple of Meridian were astounded. They  went to the editor, Colonel - Horn, and  asked him, in tho name of ponce, to  writo another article withdrawing it.  Ho was obdurate and instead of doing  os bis neighbors wished dictated another ono equally as fierce as the first.  At tbat moment the namo of Colonel  Shannon was beforo tbe senate awaiting"  confirmation as postmaster at Meridian.  An enemy of his, knowing tbo love that  Genoral Logan had for General Grant,  inclosod copies of the paper to him, expecting that Logan would oppose Sban-  uou's nomination. Shannon and Horn  had a dispute over tbe editorial, and  their relations became so strained that  a strocfc duel w.is only averted by tbo  interference of mutual friends. Colonel  Horn's letter to Genoral Logan was to  tbo effect that Colonel Shannon was innocent of tho article and ,had known  nothing-about it until ho sawit in tbo  paper. I cannot quoto tho letter with  literal exactness, but a part of it was as  follows:  "No; Shannon had nothing to do  with it. In tho first place be hasn't  sense enough to conceive such a sentiment ns was expressed in tbo editorial  and if ho had ho would be too cowardly  to writo it. Ho is my partner, I am sorry to say, but by making hiin postmpster  you will afford mo the opportunity of  getting rid of him.  "And why not take him," John? There  is a mighty narrow strip between tbe  radioal republicanism that you represent and the Cleveland Mugwumpory  that Shannon trios to represent. He is  ____L~_JiQ-~D-Qcrat,_noy_er_-_-yas_and_no.ver_  will be. I predict that you will soou  have him over on your side, and God  speed the day! Wo Democrats down  hero don't waut him.  "I am growing old, but I am still in  possession of my mental faculties, and  I hope to live many years longer to tell  tho truth from day to day about tho  despised Yankees and their politics. I  am soriously afflicted with hemiplegia,  else I would havo mauled h������������������1 out of  Shannon long ago.  "Logan, you ought to remember me  is one of the fellows that figured somewhat conspicuously in the Kemper  county trials. I guess I can take tbe  credit to myself of having had tho Dem-'  ocrats who killed tho Radicals there  acquitted beforo tbe courts. I would  liko another job of tbe same kind.  "Yon and I ought to be friends. Opposite") beget liking. You have been a  broth of a boy in your party, and I have  been a shcol of a fellow in miuu."  General Logan roplied good natured-  ly to this epistlo,- after which a friendly correspondence -sprang up between  the erratic genius at Meridian and tho  souator. Logan read tbe Shannon letter  in tbo committee room of tho senate,  and then laughingly said tbat inasmuch  as his frieud Colonel Horn wanted  Shannon .confirmed he didn'lt see how  he could oppose him. Colonel Horn,  unreconstructed, has long since passed  into sileuce, and a few years later Colonel Shannon was buried at his old  homo in Paulding, Miss., a - town once  made famous by the publication of The  Weekly Clarion, ��������� many years ago, of  which paper hewas one of tbe founders.  During the' Sullivan-Kilrain trial at  PurviB some years ago I sat at the breakfast table with" Sullivan and Colonel  Shannon. Sullivan ate three fried chickens, Shannon four. Charlie Rich, the  great sportsman, got tbe -two to enter a  fried chiokeu eating match. Some one  asked Sullivan bow many he thought  he could get away with, and Sullivan  said about eight.  "Eight!" spoke up Shannon. "Well,  you will have to do better tban tbat.  You may be the champion prizefighter,  but you will have to whet up tbat appetite of yours beforo you can 'take  away, the chicken eating championship. "  The chickens were bought aud cleaned  and were  ready for tbe  iron when tbe  colonel was taken violently ill.    Before  i he could  recover Sullivan was out  of  , tho state,���������James S. Evans ia Chicago  ! "Cimes-Heral-.  THE  HOUSE   OF WISDOM.  I had not thought���������ah, Go*, had I hot known I���������  Thnt this E_d hour should aver me befall  When thou I judged the holiest of all  Bhould come to bu ths thing I must disown.  Wb_ lt not true, that April morn, thy blown  Gold linlr around my hair for coronal,  Or is this truor���������thou nt tho outer wall,  Onroynl and with unrepsntunt moan?  Vet prize I now tliis wisdom I have won  Who must nltvnya remcrabor���������miy, my tear  Mubt close miuu eyes, us thouwouldst hide thy  face  tf some gront meteor, kindred to tbe snn,  Should haunt tlio undying stars  ten  million  years  To full, eomu nor.n," dead in thy market place.  ���������l-'rancisi Sherman in Bookman.  DRUMMER'S   QUEER  STORY.  THE  LITTLE TITMOUSE.  One Fr<*e Bird That Attracts Attention  Among Hundreds of Captives.  In a big bird store where thore are  hundreds of birds of many kinds incessantly squawking, chirping and singing  thero is one that is free���������a tiny titmouse. Tho window is full of cages  containing birds of various sorts, and  ono side of the storo is lined with birdcages stacked up bigh all along. But  there is none that attracts so much attention as the little titmouse flitting  about, tbe store ut will. At night it  perches on a gas fixture in the window,  and to that it comes back from its various excursions by day. .  - Customers that como in to buy birds  and birdcages and bird seed and one  thing and another never fail to notice  tho titmouse. They may not notice another bird there individually, but their  attention is sure to be attracted by this  one as it darts about, free among so  many captives, and they are likely to  smile at it, they are so pleased with it.  ' And sometimes children, looking in at  tbo windows of tbe bird storo, come in  to tell tho clerk that one of the birds  has got loose.  When it has nothing else to do, tho  titmouse sits on its gas pipe peroh and  perks its bead this way and that and  looks about. Sometimes it whets its  beak on tho gas pipo. ' Every now and  then it dashes off somewhere. If it  wants a drink, it perches on the rim of  a goldfish globe���������for home aquariums  and stock for them are sold hero as well  as birdE���������no doubt to tbe great surprise  of tbo, goldfishes and certainly to that  of tbo human beholders, who wonder  that it doesn't fall in, it has to bend  over so far to reach the water. But it  gets it, and when it has taken its fill it  flashes back to its perch on tbo pipe in  the window.  Tbe titmouse catches spiders and other  insects, aud  it feeds in  tho'larger  ^cages when it will. It goes in and out  of them between tho bars with perfect  ease. It is a very littlo bird, ovon with  its plumage in its natural form. With  its feathers pressed against its sides it  can got through a very narrow space-���������  between the bars of u parrot's cago7 for  example���������with easo. Thoro are. in the  window a number of parrots' cages in a  row. The-titmouse almost flies through  these cages, stopping in eaoh perhaps to  cat of the parrots' food, but thoy never  molest it. Parrots that would bite at  tbo finger of a man who should put his  baud near enough to tho outside of their  cage stand back In fright or sheer  amazement when tho littlo titmouse  dashes in and perches on thoir feed cup.  ���������New York Sun.  German Education.  , Tho Geru-.ans are the most thoroughly  educated peoplo iu the world. What  they know they know well.  _j A_fe]low_traveler_had_taken-hiH-de-  gree of B. A. in tho University of Pennsylvania and gone to that of Berlin,  where ho spent three years. Subsequently traveling in Switzerland, he  met a young German whose range and  accuracy of knowledge weee simply .beyond that of any man of the same age  he had ever met. In many walks and  talks the German had absolutely pumped  tbo American dry, while hia own storo  of knowlcdgo had only been touched.  "Acb," said the German student ono  day, "I shall nover get my degree, it is  so difiicult, it ia so much,' so hard, so  long I I must havo patience. ' I used to  see you at ' the University of Berlin,  and, forgive me the question, how did  you get into the university?"  " Why, I was admitted on my B. A.  from tbo University of Pennsylvania,"  replied tbe American. '  "Mem Gottl" 'gasped tho German  scholar. "I knew it must be somo way  liko that."  No better comment - on the relative  standards of knowledge and the thoroughness of tho method by which it is  pursued could be asked.���������Philadelphia  Times.  A Pecnliar Feeling,  The sensation of homesickness has  been variously described, but never more  graphically than by a little girl who,  miles away from home and mamma, sat  heavy eyed and silent at a hotel table.  "Aren't you hungry, dear?" asked  her aunt, with whom sho was traveling.  "No."   '  "Does your head ache?"  "No."  "What is the matter?"   . '  Tbo child's lip quivered, and she said  in a tone to grievo the heart:  "I'm seasick for home."���������National  Farmer.      ^   Harbor Mistress Fuller.  Mis_ Fuller, a newspaper woman, has  lately been appointed harbor mistress of  Tacoma, Wash. It is said that thus far  she bas done remarkably good work,  keeping all records pertaining to tbo  extensive shipping business of the city  in perfect shape. Last month she mado  out the harbor master's report for the  year, the first report of the kind over  made out by an American woman.  Hade Them Drink to His Early Grave and  Survived Tlicm All.  A halo and hearty traveling man with  pink skin and whito hair���������a condition  of complexion which, by the way, not  evory traveling man lives to roach���������was  renewing his youth with a party of  young and festive dnunmors. Drinks  wero going round freely, and whon ono  of tho "boys" turned down his glass  there was considerable remonstrance on  tho part of his companions at his refusal to have "just one more."  Tbo white haired man quietly out tbo  discussion short by saying, "That reminds wo."  Tho old drummer flicked tbe ashes  from bis cigar and settled back in his  chair. "It was a long time ago," said  be, "and it was in the old American  House in this city. Tbero wore live  young men seated in a room, just as we  aro horo tonight, only thoy wero all fooling 'pretty good,' and thero wasn't any  old man around to bore them with a  Btory. But along about midnight ono of  tbe party turned down his glass just as  my young friend hero bas done. He said  ho had bad enough, uud goodness knows  ho bad. His determination was greeted  most hilariously as a good joke. He  steadily declined, however, though the  wine was broucht and sot before him,  but the taunts and innuendoes of his  comrades finally exasperated him so tbat  be exclaimed rather petulantly, but half  in fun, 'Well, boys, I'll join you once  more if yau will drink to an early grave  for mo.' Tho toast was proposed uproariously and drank standing. But somehow aftor that the fun was not so furious. ' Thing- quieted down. The men  seemed to balf realize that to drink to a  man's death wasn't such a good joko  aftor all, and one by one they made excuses and went off to bed."  Here tbo old man paused.  "Did tho man die?" queried he who  had refused to "have another" with  some interost.  "No," was the reply. "Ho is the only  one of tbo five how alive to tell the tale.''  ���������Buffalo News.  THE SANCY DIAMOND.  SHORT NEWS ITEMS  This Magnificent Jewel Will Be Owned by  Pauline Astor.  In tho ordinary course of events Miss  Paulino Astor will some day become  possessor of the most famous and magnificent diamond owned outsido of a  crown treasure. The gem in question is  the world famous Sancy diamond, owned  by her father, and were" it to appear  among the jewels worn at any court  function or royal drawing room it would  entirely throw into the shade every other gem tbero except tho Kohinoor,  which tho queen always wear's on state  occasions as a brooch. -  - Tho Sancy .is a stone which is possessed of ������ remarkable history. Weigh-'  ing about 54 carats, it-at ono time  formed part of the crown jewels of  Duko Charles tho Bold of Burgundy,  and ou his death in battle'in Switzerland was found sot either in his helmot  or sword hilt. Tho Swiss sold it to the  French king of tbe day, aud froin fhat  timo fcrtb it became one of tbo crown  jewels of France.  It disappeared at the time of the revolution, reappeared at tbo restoration  and at the timo of the second revolution in 1880 passed by purchase into  the possession of Anatolo Demidoff, the  Muscovite millionaire. It was worn for  a timo by Demidoff's wife, - Princess  Matbildo Bonaparte, but he took. it  _frpnii_.her_.beforo^_their__separation_and.  then bequeathed it to his nephew, Paul  Demidoff. Tbe latter sold it in tho sixties for tbo sum of $200,000, a ridiculously small price, to the late Sir  Jumsetjeo Jojoohobhoy, tho Parseo millionaire and philanthropist of Bombay.  After his demise his heirs put it once  moro in tbo market, aud it was purchased by William Waldorf Astor by  private contract, no montion being mado  of tho prico paid.���������Philadelphia Times.  Examination Stories.  Isis of Oxford tells two good examination stories. Thu first is u candidate  who in tbo divinity viva voce was usked  lo translate a portion of tho gospels.  As ho did not stop at tho end of that  portion   tbo  examiner   said   to   hiin:  "Thank you, Mr.  , that  will  do.  Wo are quite satisfied with your pa  per.  'Oh, please," was  the answer,  The Real Difficulty.  "The trouble with you," said Mr.  Ruffedge's wife, after a wi*:m debate,  "is tbat you are a confirmed dy_popt*c."  "No,  my  dear,"'   was   tbo  answer.  "do let me go on. I should so liko to  find out how this story ends." Modern  history furnishes the other. .Ono candidate's paper in tho Oxford local examination contained tbe following luminous  and surprising passage, "Goneral Wolfe  boldly attacked tbo Arabian knights  without waiting for the other throe  corpses to como up.'|p  Text Didn't Apply.  Mrs. Northsido was tolling about tho  troublo Mrs. Manchester was having  with hor maids and was apparently taking much pleasure out of hor ditUculties.  " You should not bo glad bccausoMrs.  Manchester is in trouble," said Mr.  NorthBide. "You should remember that  the Biblo says, 'Rejoice not when thine  enemy falleth.' "  "Oh, that's all right!" replied Mrs.  Nortbside briskly. "Mrs. Manchester  isn't an enemy at all; sho is my dearest  friend." ��������� Pittsbuife Chronicle - Telegraph.         Accidental Death.  "I understand his death was duo to  an accident," said the man from the  east. ~  "That's what it was, stranger,".'replied the native. "Bill only meant fo  wing him when be shot, but somebody  joggled his arm."���������Chicago Post.  Tho Whittier homestead, in Haverhill, Mass., is open to visitors on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons  on the payment of 10 cents each and onl  Saturday afternoon on tbe payment of 5-1  cents. All visiters are asked ts _p)gi_fter. '���������  ������������������_______��������� .  Aristotle believed that thj. pigpn.qg^  The Merchants' Bunk hits acquired  Alloway and Champion's private hank  at Portage la Prairie.  Dr. Moody, medical superintendent  of the Winnipeg hospital bus resigned  and tvill be succeeded hy Dr.  Douglas.  Stewart McKay a railway employee  from Brandon has been arre..ted at  Vancouver charged with an assault,  alleged to have been committed on n  12 year old girl at Brandon.  It hus been discovered that tho Corona, recently wrecked on her northern  trip, was sniucgliiig a large consignment of liquor coii-igned to Skiig'vay,  labelled "glassware" and  "crockery."  C. O'Urien It<~ddin has retired from  the Red din, Jackson Company the  well known stock-broking Hrm ot Victoria, 11. C, and will enter into partnership with his brother, XV. R. Red-  din.  A prospector named Corrigan, of  Donald, tvas found dead in his cabin  nt Bald Mountain the other day. It  appears that he went nut some time  ago to a claim he owned on the mountain. He seemed to have become exhausted and droppt il dead while taking oil' h;s clothes to go to bed.  Arthur Hell, of Winnipeer, has been  arrested on suspicion of being implicated in the several cases of pulsing  raised SI notes which have been reported recently. The method of forgery tvas to take "."stamps from cigar  box revenue labels find paste them  over the "1" on the dollar bills. Several bills were passed on 'local hunks,  so successfully were the forgeries  made,  A revolver which fires fifteen times  with one loading is the next thing to  he added I o the already long list of  deatlidealitig weapons. This, which is  an American invention, embodies all  the latest, improvements in firearms,  pin-fire, safety-triggers, automatic  shell-ejectors, and" the lost. The  weapon is furnished with two barrels,  one placed above the other, and the  outer row of ten bullets in the cylinder  is ' fired from the lower barrel hy  means of a second trigger which  works independently of the other.  Rome has "beaten-Paris in the absurdity of its latest duel. Two Sicilian  deputies fought with rapiers, and one  of them backed into a tree so violently  that the suigeons declared he could  not continue. Thereupon the duellists  shook hands, honor being satisfied.  Tho duelling story of Dr. Pean, the  great surgeon, who died the.other  day, shows how a Parisian may aave  his honor. _ Dr. Pean was called upon  to act as surgeon at a duel, where, as  soon as the antagonists had heen  placed in position, one took to his  heels and ran away; this would have  made all the participants ' ridiculous.  Dr. Pean, however, wrote the following report: "In the first encounter  M. X. was seized with an.unconttoil-  able lit of tacbypody, and th'e seconds,  with the advice of the surgeon, stopped the proceedings.  The Montreal Herald publishes today a special Klondyke edition, containing a pace of original letters from  the pen of ���������DulferinPattullo.secretary  to -Major Walsh.  H. D. Lumsden, chief engineer of C.  P.-R. surve.vs,_.cis -superintending- the  survey of. the new line" about to he  constructed by' the company . from  Toronto to Sudbury.  The C.P.R. have opened an employment office in Toronto and are endeavoring to secure 3,500 workmen, most  of whom are. required on the construction of the Crow's Nest Pass railway.  Thomas O'Grady commonly known  as the O'Grady of Killballyowen died  at his residence Limerick Co., Ireland,  last, Monday. He wns horn in ISi-l,  and was the head of the ancient Sept  of O'Grady.  Dr. Borden, minister of militia has  promised free ammunition to the Dominion Rifle League under more  strigent regulations. The Lee-Enlield  rifle will also be issued to such ruraj.  corps as will arrange for their -.proper.,  care.  " " " ' ���������    ~ '  Mrs. E. P. Lewis, an English lady  has arrived at Vancouver on a chase  after her husband who ran away from  home. She. has followed him from'  Eucland to South Africa aud is now  on her way to the Klondvke whore it  is believed the erring husband has gone,  She has posted his pbotocriiph in  several public place3 including the  wharves. The Under will he rewarded.  A terrible hlizzatd prevails throughout Nebraska. The mercury has fallen  forty degrees, with wind blowing at  75 miles per hour. The storm is particularly hard on cattle and winter  wheat. The severe weather is general  throughout the west.  The hanks have been notified that  the Uuited States litis called in all  silver certificates of SIOO value. The  reasons are supposed to be lhat tliere  arc bonus certificates in circulation.  The hanks will, therefore, only take  them for collection, and it will 1 it-  safer for the public to refuse them.  The Vancouver World savs: The department of tho Interior, fiy dodcers  tacked up in tbe post ollice, is cnlline  for lenders for a timber berth, of -180  acres, ih this province. By the merest,  chance these dodgers can he seen, and  certainly not by those engaged in the  lumbering trade. This appears to  us to savor larercly of the penny wise  and pound foolish' policy.  The council of tbe Toronto Board of  Trade has appoincd a special committee to report upon the question of the  imposition of an export duty on nickel  matte. A telegram tvas received from*  the Mayor of Sudbury vigorously protesting against an export duty and  stating that four ol the six furnaces at  Sudbury have already been closed  down owing to competition from New  Caledonia.  The necessity of imposing a higher  duty on manufactured lead articles in  order to encourage the development  of the mines in the Kootenay district  is being put before the Government.  It appears Canada produces 1,800 tons  of lead and imports 27,000 tons.  The C.P.R. are putting in an expensive dock at the: Halcyon Hot  (Springs of suflicient size for tht*  steamer Rossland, also an eight foot  walk from the stairs to the dock with  wire cables to be used at high or low  water. The analysis of the -water  lately received from Scotland has  proved most favorable and hot time:  works will be commenced at once with  a. rapacity of 200 dozen bottles per  dav.  An Ov^rlool<ed  Feature of ... .  Newspaper Advertising  An   important,  though  often  overlooked  feature  of ���������  newspaper advertising is the good feeling which a pleasant  invitation, neatly placed in type, produces.    Acquaintanceship. ..  between  our readers and advertisers is begun at  the very- -'������������������  first time your advertisement appears.1.    The invitation may  not  always  be accepted  at once, but  good will has been -  established. ��������� ���������  With what a feeling of ease and serenity one enters  the store or hotel that i.s advertised ; -he is welcome ; he has .  been invited to come.    With what confidence you inquire for  tm advertised article: the proprietor himself"believes in'it,  wants you to try it, is interested in your  getting  it.    This.-,  very good will, tliis appreciation of courtesy, this satisfaction-- ���������  in being pleasantly asked;-*has-been the foundation of many a  successful business. Vv ��������� ..    "'���������'.  Newspaper    advertising    is.  something    more   than- -  spending money in the newspapers.   , If properly done it is-  the  making  of acquaintanceship  and  friendship  that will  surely be of great, value in time to come. ���������'������������������������������������  Would  you  have your business  or your article so.,  favorably regarded ?     Make  it known.      If it  is  worthy,  peojile will appreciate being asked. ���������   . ���������   ��������� .      ;~.  And if you desire to talk to the buying classes, ofv1-.  North Kootenay, it can only-be'done";thoroughly through tho  columns of THE HERALD, its circulation being at least four .  times  larger than its competitors  in" this  district.      THE  HERALD gives the news while it is news, and is the largest  paper and only semi-weekly in North Kootenay.   The wrong  way to compete with your fellow, business man is. to drop  advertising.   -In this up-to-date age you must line up .trith  your competitors, or the time will soon come when you will  see where you made the mistake���������of/ letting your opponent ���������  do all the advertising.   '     ._-.���������_-    ���������   '���������   . ���������'   ' '...- - ���������  Now when you have decided to enlarge your .'advertising space or perhaps only' begin, the next thing you need/re- -  printed stationery, and the neatest and best always enhances ..  your business most.    THE HERALD has the only complete.J  job .plant in North Kootenay, and employs only competent' ���������  workmen:    Neat, clean, attractive printing is the kind.we^do-,.  at lowest prices, but material is always the best.    No job too '���������'  large for us���������none too small. '' After getting your statipnery-,-  and arranging for your Ad. then subscribe for THE HERALD ~  and you are on. the right road to do business on up-to-date  principles.  Be up-to-date.   Do business with THE HERALD,,  THE H6R_\bD, RevelstoHe.  O.R.&N.  Is the Shortest and  , Quickest Line to..."  WALLACE,   FARM1XGTOX,  . GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  PULLMAN,       LEWISTON,  COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  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For Spokane��������� From Spokane���������  1:20 p.m 1-iOp.m.  For Roisiand��������� From Ko*-������la_d���������  1:10 p.m 1:10 a.m.  k or Nelson��������� From Nelson���������  1:10 p.m 12:58 p.m.'  Close connections at .Jel-on with steamer  for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake pointa.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with stage dailv.  Canadian  Pacific Rj}  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  The best and cheapest route "from  Revelstoke to all points east and'west..,  "-"Through"   tickets     to"TA~ancouver,  Winnipeg.  St.    Paul.   Chicago,   New*.  York, Montreal and Toronto.  First class dining' and sleeping cans  on all trains.  , Elegantly upholstered tourist sleeping cars from Revelstoke to St. Paul  daily: to Toronto Mondays'; - to  Montreal,' Tuesday. Saturdav and  Sunday; to Portland, Maine; Friday;  to Boston.. Thursdays'.  Purchase tickets to your deitirration  and have baggage checked through.  Klondyke  Through tickets to Wrangel,  Juneau, -Sitka, Skagway, Dyea, Pj-  ram id Harbor Landing and Haines  Mission. - Full information aa to rates  and routes furnished : and berths  reserved.1; . . -   -  _ For ' fidl information - as to. rates,  time, etc., apply to nearest agent, to  T. W. BRADSHAW.   "'  Agent,' Revelstoke.  Or to E. J. COYLE; ->���������. j  Dis. Passenger Agent', Vancouver.-.  ��������� 'i * ,. -'-...  Tho,Canadian Pacific Steamship Oonpanr'a  Btcamers Nakusp and Kootenai* -leave  Arrowhead dally for all pointa in Kootonay,  makinx connection at Nakusp for all pointa  on Naknxp and -locan Railway, sad Efioean  Lake. , ,-  Close connection at Robson .(or Nelson,  Kaslo, Balfour, Pilot' Bay. Trail, Roo-lcnd,  Northport and all pointa south. -  For fall f information, U_*ct*, maps, etc..  call on or address        ���������-'<     '.       "'-  T. W. BRADSHAW.,       ���������     ���������  AjMte.Revalstoke.   Or to  W.J������. ANDEKSON. '  Travelling Pa*.anger.-sent, Nelion.  E.J.COYLE, Dig. Paeaeiger Aicent. Vancouver  TIME C-tBB;  Subject to change without notice. "..     '"  '  Trains ran on Pacific Standard Thn*.  GOO'OWEST DAILY    -���������    .,    SOIKO B_BT  8:00 a rn Leave Kaslo...'. .-Arrive SiSO pm  8-36am ...8outh Fork...    *?-" 3__5pm  9-JSam     "'    Spronle'*-...   ^_r' __!_>pra  Vdlam " ...Whitewater... "\\ 2:00pm-  10:03am ' ....BearLake ... **' 1:1*pm  10:18am * ...McGoisaa.... "' LSpm  lO-Batn "- Cody'Junction **. I:Itpin  10_50 am Arrive.... {sandon Leave IX*) pm  '       - '        COOT Wft  Leuve 11-00am Sandon....AcrlvB _Ufl^������m  .Arrive 11:30 a m ....Cody Leave !____- a ra  ROBKBT. IRVING  ) -~EO.-~".COP'J__A__D  -    G. K. sad F. A.       I      Snpertatsa sat > ������; *_T_M-wa__ w j_-n/_ _ va* l'-_Vtfi, t������ ��������������� h < if a ?.  Tf  The Canada Drug: &  BOOk CO., Limited-^  CAHItV"   A     LAltlil"    ASP  COMl'I.ETK  STOCK   OK....  Pure Drugs,  ��������� ��������� ������������������'" ���������     Patent Medicines,  Plain and  Fancy  Stationery  ;"aU-.Wall Paper,  M"lj;ite&t designs from or. to 75c. per roll.  Phctographic Supplies  :  "   and Chemicals.  r. ..-f-Mail Orders promptly attended to.  Magazines.   Periodicals    and    Papers  ,,.,;.-    ��������� ".always kept on hand.  :-��������� .:��������� ���������:-' ���������    -i*,- .  11. A Pcrley went east, on Thurs-  LOCAL AND JiENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General - Items Round  and  About Revelstoke,  for  $8.50  at' R.  ���������Uaby. carriages  ���������Howson to Co.'sT"  Dr. Jeffs paid a visit to Arrowhead  . on Thursday. ...  ., ���������  Geo. Sumner, of   the  Lardeau   dis-  .trict i.s in town.  *    .   ..  ���������Smith it Hoyland expect a car of  Lake of the Woods flour.  ���������$14.50 will buy abed room suit at  R. Howson to Co.'s.  .Mr. Joe Morgan left Thursday for  the. coast,-' and , will return Monday.  -. ---.Shift-, shirts, summer shirts at C.  -j$..Hume & Co.'s. The nicest line'in  'town.'      ���������" * ���������'  Tenders for the construction of the  ;- -Downie   Creek   bridge   closed    at 12  o'clock, noon,- today.  ���������Read'R. S. Wilson's announcement in this issue. It should be of  interest.to you. . 0  Jjis. McMahon has opened his new  blacksmith shop on First street, just  west of the Union holel.  Mr. G. E. Grogan, editor of., the  Herald, took a trip down as fai as  Arrowhead, yesterday.  Mr. Robert Bullock is acting as  special constable until the leturn of  Constable McRae from the coast.  ���������-Rev.J.-A.-Wood-loft-on-Thursday-  , for Lillooet, where he goes to dedicats  the new Methodist church just erected  -there. , '      '  In the Methodist church to-motrow  Mr. Savage will occupy the pulpit in  the morning and Mr. R. Howson in  ,the evening. .  J. H. Young,  editor of the Calgary  Herald, who has  been   iu Kngland for  the past ttvo months,  returned to Ual-  ' gaiy on Tuesday last.  Yesterday's No. 1 train arrived in  in two sections, loaded with Klondikers. The coast papers leport the  number of gold beakers returning to  be increasing every day. most of theni  with the usual tale of woe.  . The eldest son nf G. I. Clink, of La-  cutiibe, met with a serious accident  last week. While working ii*. hi.s  father's saw mill he was caught by the  -drive wheel and had his shoulder dis  located. Mr. Clink i.s the owner of the  Tiout Lake'saw mill  Ths quarterly meeting of the Board  of Trade will he held onThiirsday  evening next at 8.30 o'clock, in the  .court, .house..'��������� All membprs of the  lioiird.are requested to he present. A  special meeting of the board will lie  -��������� held at 7.30_for the purpose of electing new "members.  The Oriental Hotel is to be the name  of the new hotel erected in place of  the old Stockholm House. " This popular house /has been refurnished  throughout. A splendid hat- room is  lieing {arranged, which will be fm-  nishedlwith the choicest wines, liquors and cigars, while Mr. Hamilton  will remain the genial  mixturalogist.  Mr. Lee, manager for the Cowan-  Holten-Dotvn.s Co., received in a letter  yesterday fiom the old country, a  shamrock picked .olf the Garryotven  stone near Limerick City, Ireland. It  did ' not reach here on the 17th of  March, but is appreciated hy Mr. Lee  nevertheless, as it brings liack fond  recollections of : the. home where the  shauii-otk grows.  Mr  day.  XV. White, Q. ("..will return from  Mno.somin to-morrow.  Tomorrow is Palm Sunday and next  week is'Holy Week.  , The C. P. R. work  trains will be put  out < u tl.e 10th inst.  Mr. B. R. Atkins, of the Mail, returned to lown yesterday,  Mr. P. R. Peterson is building a  residence on his eight-aero plot, across  the track.  Messrs. Smith to Clark's residence on  Second street centre, is Hearing completion.  John Illaud, jr.. is able Id sit. up nmv  and hopes to he around ngain in the  course* of a week.  Mr. 1>. Alton, bridge foreman, is  working here with hi*, party, doing  repairs on the bridge.  The Arm is still frozen over, hut the  Archer makes a daily trip to the  Lauding, leaving at 3 p.m.  TheC. P. It. are asking for figures  on 125,000 feet of lumber for the additions to the llotel Revelstoke anil  Glacier House. ..-  XV. B. Pease to Co. are enlarging  their warehouse at the rear of then-  store on First, street. L. A. Fretz is  the contractor.  Jlr. Kellie has asked leavo to introduce a bill entitled "An act respecting liens of mechanics, wage earners,  and others."  ���������Willi paper and borders. The  finest selection ever ' imported into  Revelstoke.    Prices  to suit all purses.  C. B. Hume & Co.  A number of town lots have already  changed hands this spring, and real  estate men are looking upon the summer'- prospects with smiles. ,  The tenders for the erection of thu  new addition tu the Imperial Bank  have been referred the- head oflice and  no reply has yet been received.  Considerable work is heing done on  tbe bridge across the Illecillewaet nn  the .Arrowhead branch, by way of  rendering the structure more solid. -  A petition to the Postmaster Genernl is being circulated against the  proposed change in the foi warding  arrangements of the post office here.  J. Kernaghan's handsome dwelling  house on tbe, corner of Third and  Kootenay streets is rapidly Hearing  completion, the paper hangers now  being at work.        ���������,  - Adjt. Hay, of Spokane, who is travelling in behalf of the social work of  the .Salvation Army, tvill lead the  special meetings to-morrow (Sunday)  in Peterson's hall.  It is reported at Fot-t'Steele, B. C,  that Col. Baker will run for that section of Kast Kootenny, nnd will be  opposed by Mr. Bnillie. editor of the  Pr< ispect or.���������Free Press.  The Salvation Army will hold a  special meeting, this evening in the  form of a lantern service entitled  ������������������Orange Harriet." There tvill also be  special services all day Sunday.  . Mr. Win. Baillie. of the .Fort .Steele  THE NEWS FROM SEATTLE  Klondykers  Who   Have   Had  Enough,  and Those Who are Looking for More  Than   Enough.���������Some   Sad  Tales of  Sickness and Hardships.  From onr correspondent.  Su.v'1-ri.K, Wiihh., .Alarch 20.���������Few  miners are returning from the Klondike now. Three came down on the  last steamer mid had $50,000 between  them. They made the trip ont from  Dawson without dogs, and were forty-  two days from Dawson to Dyea.  The string of people going in thnt  direction continues without nliute-  iiieiit. Something over fifteen thousand having passed through Seattle.  There are old men and young men,  robust looking fellows, and mother's  pets who have never performed any  harder manual labor than carrying in  an armful of wood.  Many of the latter class weaken  after reaching Sknguny and Dyea and  sell their outfits for .money enough to  get hack wilh and start for home.  One of these would-be miners from  Boston purchased a very fine outfit a  a few days ago. and also bought his  ticket, but by the time his steamer  tvas ready to sail he was offering his  entire outfit, ticket and all, i'or $00.  He remarked to your correspondent,  that sixty dollars would take him back  to Boston to his wife and there he  would stay.  The hospitals hero are full to overflowing with sick prospectors who  have returned from Skagway. They  invariably, are sick with either  spinal meningitis or pneumonia. Six  of these poor fellows died at Providence, hospital last week, and I tvas  informed by one of the attendants,  that they average about, one death  each day. Every boat brings down  more or less sick or dead people.  Professor Lunger, of Lunger to Leu-  ban's bund, tvas buried here yesterday.  His death was due to pneumonia. He.  was a member of Court Enterprise,  No. 3, Foresters of America, and of  the Musicians' Union. Both organizations turned out in a body. There  was ii very unfortunate thing occurred  which had it been a moment later  would have been a sad atl'iiir. .lust as  the pull bearers were approaching the  hearse with the casket, the horses attached lo the hearse took fright and  ran .-itvav.  ' W. L. N.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The Senate have thrown out the  Mann-Mackenzie contract by an overwhelming miijorty, and it has become  apparent even to the Grit order of intellect that the consent of pai'liamimt,  to ;i deal nf this description is not  finite such a mere matter of fornl as  the new Liberalism, now rampant at  Ottawa, would have led people tn believe. The government supporters  and hired organs endeavored to put [a  pistol to the head of the Senate Iiy  dire thiwits of what, would happen if  the construction of the road was delayed. It is ii, new doctrine that the most,  flagrant .job it, to be forced lhrough  on this plea. The blame for  the delay belongs lo the people who  made this unpreteiidented contract  with closed doors one week befoie lbe  meet in ir of parliament. Tbe construction of the. rond is urgent no doubt  and .Messrs. Sifton and tho other sure  thing men ut Ottawa hnd better lose  no more time in presenting, a reason-  nhie, above hoard nrrnngement with  tbat. object to the bouse.  *&  Agent for the BlickcnstierTer*  Typewriter*  a        i_^/q        a as   __=__ ___a i&a^J  Successor to GILKER  & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  H������3-  Prospector. ar.iLformerlv editor of tbe  Kfiinloops Sentinel, pnid tho Hkrald  a fraternal call yesterday .en route  home from Ottawa and the Const. -'  SUBSTITUTION  Is the Greatest Fraud  of the Dav  There is no substitution In our goods. Every  article of  Groceries,   Provisions,  Flour and Feed,  Confectionery,  Etc..  is ns a 920 gold pieco.    No suhstitiuion, no  fraud, but every article guaranteed.  Free deiivory to any part of tho town.  2aptf  RtfTGRISON 5. GO.  Board of Trade  The executive committee of the  board of trade met as usual on Thursday evening.  The committee on mining and public  works were authorized to draw up a  report setting forth the advantage.*, of  Revelstoke .-is n still ting point lor (be  Downie Creek rail way.  The secretary was instructed to  commiuiiciitu with the Dominion government nnd urge the necessity of  increasing the appropriation for the  canyon work.  On motion of Mr. Brewster a resolution tvas passed urging tbe sitting  member at Ottawa to try and get tbe  Dominion government to aid in tbe  work of protecting the river bank  here.  The post office question tvas brought  up. hut :ift<.r a long discussion it tvas  decided that t.he mutter tvas one in  which the hoai-d could not move.  A motion of Mr. Brewster's urging  the necessity of an increase in the  import duty on b-ail and lead products  was laid over, as the hoard did not  feel ready to discuss it.  John E. Wood  Architect  and  Builder  r  Estimates, plans nnd specifications  furnished on application. Shop and  repair work, promptly attended to.  Wood carving a specialty. Work shop,  Front Street..  = THQS.   H1LL1ER,  Builder and  Contractor  Office   find   Shop   in  Tapping'.  Theatre, ground floor".  Estimates furnished on all kinds  ��������� ' of buildings.  Choice Teasi nd Coffees  ..=1.*���������-, in great variety at all prices  Salt  Meats,  Sa.t  Fish, l*.a;srs  (thresh  or  Packed), Butter  (Dairy  or Creamery), Canned Meats, Canned. Goods  of all kinds, Choicest Jams, Jellies, Marmalades;  Groceries, a large, fresh and complete stock.  Our Staple Goods-~~-Hay, Flour and Feed  ������~~_3-  W. B. Pease  & Co.,  .Corner   First  Street  and  Campbell Avenue, ���������'  REVELSTOKE STATION  '2?il  Many a flan  With the Reputation of Buying  From the Highest Priced Tailors  Buys His Clothing  From Us.  Why shouldn't he ?  Wc can fit hiin in ten minutes, and  hnve lhe largest stock in the town to  choose from, a saving of lime, a saving  of money. ;.  Our Spring Ready-to-Wear Business  Suits fit, ns well -is the most expensive.  We don't, make these to older, but tve  make, them to fit.  TitousKits.���������The choicest selection  of suitable patterns. New stripes,  quiet checks, dressy plaids, etc.  Pkinck Amii~i~ts.���������The correct and  fashionable kind, ninde of the finest  English Worsteds and Venetians.  Stylish Suits. ��������� Cutaway Con Is,  single ;*.r double breasted sacks in fine  Clays, Worsteds, Serges or* Tweeds,  elegantly trimmed.  Overcoats.���������With a distinct super-  ority of style which only a sight of  I he goods themselves can demonstrate,  box back or renin* seam shapes���������thu  finest and best.  Cr.oTinxo Fon thk hoys.���������The best  .four pret-itnisj.'ffiirls has been eclipsed  Ibis season in tin* variety and extent  of styles and pat terns on display iu our  Ready-.M.ule department. Slot hers of  boys are welcome to sue and criticize.  R. S. Wilson.  The North Kootenay Tailor.  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Address :  2apt_  Thos.  Hillie.-, Revelstoke.  Shoes For All  Shoes for the prospector, shoes  for miners, shoes for trainmen,  find slmes for everybody, all  hand ninde. also fine shoes, nt  prices to suit.  JENKINS,  First Street,, oni* block from  Imperial   Bank   nf   Canada,  REVELSTOKE STATION,     -     B.C.  Close on the heels of the news that  Seneca (!. Ketihum, tbe auburn bard,  is married, comes tbe information that  his wife is hunting for him with the  assistance ot'the Seattle police.  Rev. F. A. Foyd. though greatly im-,      .,-,,,,.,��������� - ,   , ��������� ,,  ,   .      ,      ,,,      . .,, '       ,, |     Miss Maud  Robinson is  report i*d n>*; -liiUv  proved   in   health,   is   still    not   well ... ' .  , ���������  , . , progressing incelt-. j  enough   to   take   service    tomorrow, j '     ������ i  Arrangements have been made to hold |     Mr. .Ins. (/ill   is  around  again  aftei  the   regular   services at  11  a. in. and | being laid up with lumbago.,  ~.*20 I 1  <:.*J p.m. ,     Then* is a movement on loot to form j  REVELSTOKE  Bakery,  Confectionery Store  Our bread.   Cakes  and  pastry  cannot  \>i: !������>:it.      Firs-t-cl-iss   catering   a spe-  I  SMITH  to  Pacific Av.  FIOTLANI). Props.,  line, Revelstoke Sin.  I  A large gang of men fire at work at  at Arrowhead, widening and extending tho wharf. A good wide promenade is to be built, the whole length of  the wharf for the aceoinmixlalion of  passcngcis.  Mr. Chas. Green has sold out his  interest in the L-irdeau Hotel, Comaplix, to his partner, Mr, .1. A. Magee,  and has left foi Victoria. Mr. Green's  departure is viewed with much regret  among his many friends on the Ann.  Messrs. R. Howson to Co. contemplate erecting a large store on their lot  just next to. tbe present quarters on  McKenzie Ave. The ttvo buildings  will be Iully required to make loon)  for their new stock. Their hearse is  expected along any tune new.  The new Forrester's Hall at Arrowhead is approaching completion. The  upstairs which will be used for the  lodge, makes a fine room, and its  suitability for a dance will be tested  by way of a house-warming in about a  month. The lower part will he rented  for stores or residences.  ���������The Revelstoke.'City Directory folia's is now in the hands of the printer,  and will be out shortly. In addition  to a lithographed map of the four  townsites in one, it has been enlarged,  thoroughly revised and corrected to  date. Hereafter it will be published  on May 1st of each year., Price, including map, 50 cents.  a St.   Jean   Baptiste  society  in town.;  i  Mr. A. G. M. Spragge  ex  occupying his uflict*  in   tl  sons bank by the end nf next week  Messrs.   Gibson   nnd  JAS. McMAHON,  r:,r:;,,,;;:|General Blacksmith  and Wood Worker  I     Waihtiii.. heavy and light, built to order or  repaired.  I S'.hop oa First 3t,-ect. jUKt went of Union  Hotel. Kevelstoke Station. .Inn. Mi;Mnhor>.  manager. .> 2*ptf  Lane are just:  about through with   the  fixing of the  interior of their new   restaurant,   an.l , HORSESHOEING A SPECIALTY  they tvill be ready  for  tl.r*   public in aj    Shop on j^,, Strcct. c���������t, UcveUtokt.  few days. j s   Mc-,[Kh(in. m������nnger.  ���������Our new line of hats is meting  with great favor with our customers.  A big selection left. Come and make  your choice. ���������C. B. Hume & Co.  An appripriation of SI200 is included in the estimates for raising the  school bouse nm- putting up an additional room. A good deal of credit is  line tbe school trustees for getting this  grant. The daily average of attendance is about 8<~, a good .shewing. '  Billiard Table  In good condition. Size. !5ft. _t (ft; slate l*ert;  i-oiDplete .set of a .renf-ories. Kor'nfili: cl>-aj������ by  "A'lex. Martin, Mttford, Altu. ���������_>('.ni_!t  Situation Wanted  A yoiinu married eouple desire a situation.  Woman Is a srood housekeeper; man veil nscil  to stonj-kui'piiiif, farmiiiK and ranch work.  Mo'lerHte wftKcs, llrut class references, .tpj.lv  to "A. M.", lIER_ti.li Oflice, Kevel.itoke.    Smrlw  Notice  Tender, for tho erectiOD of a Frame Hon������o  for W. M. I awrencc will bo roceived up to  noon on Friday. April l/.th. Lowest ir any  ren -cr , i ot necessarily accepted. F^'-wjuil  lendnis in sealed envelope, marked "Tender  for Houso to XV. "VI. Lawrence." 1'Ians and  Bro2ifiCD.tio<-B to he aocn at his oflice.       "fimr'.'t  If it suits you-  and you have the lime to call and H**e  me." I can arrange with yon tvi re  Hard.* a  ?    Business Suit,  Evening Suit  op. a  Ball Suit,  made of the hef*t mateilal, rnanufur  turi-l ar.d with v-orkin-inshlp that  i-iinnot he excelled. Thirty-elKhf. 5 ear,.'  expei ience.  The repalrhiif of clolhln? reccii-tS  sppcial caic.  Shop���������one door east of Krtllis Hrivi.  2nt>tf  GEO. HILLS  Dissolution of Partnership  , Notice is lieri.'l.y civen that we, the nmlor-  stjfned, earrvlni: * on hlisin.-xs as fnrnirilri!  dealors nnd "uiuli-rtakei-s under the llrm nam.:  of It. Howson .t (;������.. have this ilny dissolved  partnership by mutual consent.  And further lake: notice that all accounts  owhiK to the late llrm of It. Howson .t Co. are  pnyshle to K. Howson, who will pay all debts  contracted by the said llrm, and who in future  tvill cmliict the business.  ��������� Hated nt Revelstoke, H.C., this afith day of  Mnri-Ii, IW-.  R.  HOWSON.  ���������MmZl I". XV. IjAI.VO.  Seize the Opportunity  On Saturday next of buying the following: articles  at especially low prices:  GRANITE IRON COFFKH POl'S   TI"A POTS            WASH BASINS   DISH  PANS   MILK AND HICK HOILKUS   Stock complete in all lilies uf Shelf and Heavy Hardware.        *  *~.~ ���������  Hardware and Tinsmlthlnfj ���������    tSUim*"���������������,��������� \\T     n/f      r   A M/DClffPE  Paints and Oils Furs Bought VV .   III.   L.A YVKEilLE���������  Ml IT,  $0 50  75  i.i  :������  2.-|  1 00  75  1 3D  1 -".->  The Mining- Exchange,'  Front Street, Revelstoke'  Rest $1 fi ilny house in town.   ::::"::-::::  White labour only.   :    :    : ':    :    :���������.,:    :::::::  Tbe  bar  is supplied  with  the' best -brands  of wines,  liquors .and cigars.   .    ���������   ���������  "  "*"���������-���������  LUND   &  DUFAULT,  Proprietors,"  d. V. PERKS, Manajer  Photographs  of Revelstoke and  North Kootenay  Xo  old,   fly-blown   hark   numbers, but   fresh  views taken last summer. An immense  stock.    Call nml  inspect it.  .Chas.  J. Aman,  At the Station   Bookstore  f. Mccarty,  WllOI.IlSAI.r. AND   KlTAII.  P-.U.KI'.-IN  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,  Sausage  1 CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT  EXCELSIOR FRACTIONAL -MINERAL   ,  ���������    - ra."ISI, .  Situate i- 'lieTrout Tiikii-MinfnR OitiBin-i of  Wj.hI Koolimuy.   tt'liere loi-alcd: On '"llt-i-i-  (~up Al  uiuiiln   bounded  un lhe norlh by  Hi,, Sc'ttJ*>h   Chief, on   thu  south hy th..-  Exe. lsior Miii.rai.(.'luit.i.  Till:-- I'otici' thill I, Elpr-ir t. lWinJ't. I'"*cn  -\Tinuf- Ci-r'ili.'iit' No. JOI'S!) A. imuud  it. Vic-  imia on the 3rd Novi'inlicr. 1S1I7. ni UK nt foi  tuul on bena f of lha Sunshine Limited, Kroi'  Jlmei'd (Jer.ificuto No. (ill   A, is'ii-d nt Nt tv  tv o-ti-in ter ou the HOth June, IS'J". intend. 110  duvs   from   the  ilntn heienf   u> apoly to the  I-i'nini.  lleeui-iloi- for a Ci'itiliciili! of Imp-ovi'-  incnls '...tin*  pui'ii. pc of nlraiiiini*. a f-i'u-ii  K-unt of'lhe above inincnil claim.  ���������rtiid fuithei lake notice that, nc'.i'.iii, under  ���������j'.ctioii   37.   must   he  cfinineneed   i-uior.- llie  inanHiiRoof Rii-h C rlilli'Hle of linnroviiiiiunis.  D^ied this 30lh day of March. 1898..  KIlGAll A. I1EXNEIT.  MOUNTAIN FR   CTION'I. MINERAL   .  CL iIM.  -Sitti'ntlTirnii^frouflT*^  West Ko tcnay   AVhere 1. cuteil: On Silver  Cup Mount in, houniled o" tie east by tin-  SuotHsn  Chief, on the west by the -Moui-t-  ain Mineral Claim  Tnke ii-tice that I. Eil������ar A. Banr.olt. Five  Miners Certificate No 2llliS!) -t.is-u>d at  ��������� ic-  [iiiiii. on the .'lid November. 1S117. an ������|_;e������t for  ���������nil on behalf of llie _u icliino Limited. Ei-c-  -"���������lie's CortillonluNo. (!l:0 A, isRiiod at New  Wi-stmin.ter on the Sflli day  ot  .luno, 18!'7.  intend, CO davs iron. the. nnte hereof, to noply  to thy Mining   Recorder for a Ceil i lieu to of  Improvements for tho piirpiiso of ob-ni inu u  orotvn uranl, of the above mineral claim.  Ar.d fi.nlier lak" notice thli'. action, under  Section 117, innHt, he con inencc.l before the  i.���������nnnco of rucIi Certificate of Improteiiieiils.  I) iled this "~ll.li day of "March. l*'.i_i.  .���������Klmrlm KDGA1! .'. BENNETT.  Fish and (iame in Season   "  Market*)   nl    Ki'vol-toke,   Itevelstoke  Station  Nakusp, Trout Lake (Jity and I-'erKiimin.        I  XJatl  Robert Fleming  Is prepared lo do fill kinds of  Light Transferring,  Carting  Will meet .'ill trains. .The delivery of  parrels to mill from t rain.1* nnd to anil  from any part of town will receive my  sp'-ci.d attention.  Telephone your orders to XV. AL Lntv-  r.-iuc inul they will be promptly at-  ti'inl-'il 11).���������Robert Fleming.  GtiTJN TWO  Ilcrcnftcr the Hiib-crlption rate*, to The Vancouver Dally and Semi-Weekly Wor.d will be  ni follow*:  Il.tlly cflit:-.n. by mull, per annum $5 no  Do     ror alx ni"ich*    2 7"  L'3     per i.-ontli        X  Tbo  S.-iiil*Weekly   cdi I. n. mailed,  per  annum., ,     100  Hi.   forH.x month!..... lf.......       C0  Advance payments insisted upon in every  instance.'  Tho fort-igni poatnKo (tha-. i* to all c:jii-"-trie8  outside of Ctinada, Newfoundland..and the  United States) will be added to the subscription rates.-,  tir Sample copies supplied on application.  Address��������� . ���������-  .   , .   .   .    "THE  WORLD,"  J. C. MeLA~-..N. Vascocvek, B. C.  Manager. MUnrlt  Certificate -of   the    Registration   of   an  Extra-Provincial Company  "Cll.MI'ANIKS AlT 1S!I7."  -���������'KKNcii Chkkk -Minimi Comimsv.  lii'slstercd the 1 jth day of March, lS'.W.  I herebv ceil iff that I have this dot- reuls*  tercl lhe "l'reiich Creek Minim; Co." ������s an  n.-trii-I'rovinciiil Coin puny under the "Com-  pilules Act, 1SS7, und tu carrv out or elled all  or ant-of lhe objects hereinafter set forth to  which the luKlsliitlvu authority of tliu I.eifis-  laltirtwif Itriti-h Columbia extends.  The head ollice of-the company is situate ill  Mlltviiiikee, State of Wisconsin. IJ. S. j\.  The amount of the caplt.il of the company is  I2,mn),iKHIl), divided into aK),lnH) shares of ten  dollars eiiclt.  The bend ollice of the company in this province is situate at Itevelstoke, and Arthur ll.  .M. Spracite, barrister und solicitor, whose  address is Kevelstoke aforesaid, is the attorney  for llie company.  The objects for which the company has been  .Milblisliod are:  To purchase, acquire, operate, exchange,  hold, mortage, sell, lease and convey mines,  minerals or lands containinir or .supposed to  contain mines, mineriils.deposlts or auriferous  sands or gravels, and generally to enisaRe in  the niiniiiK business, and to develop and operate mines of nil kinds, and to engage in and  carrv on the business of purchasing, erecting,  cons'iructinc, operating and maintaining  iliiins, canals, ditches, water-ways, reservoirs,  gates, flumes, rare-ways, sluices, tunnels,  water-mains, pipes, machinery, buildings and  fixtures suitable, necessary or convenient for  the utilization of water for the purpose of hydraulic placer mining, or otherwise; to do and  perform everv act and thing not herein speei-  ticl but tvhich mat- be necessary, proper or  expedient for the success or profit of this companv, not incoii*.isteut with law; and in pursuance of ils pur|������oses and objects, to purchase,  acquire, hold, sell, rent mortgage, hypothecate or otherwise handle and dispose of all  kinds of real and personal property, and to  exercise all powers and franchises incident to  the business, purposes and objects herein  specified, or any of theni.  Given un'ler my hand and seal of office at  Victoria. Province of British Columbia, this  15th davof March, otic thousand eight hundred  and ninety-eight.  [L.S.] S. A'. WOOTTON,  30mr.iv       Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  .'' If yoUjAvint employment. ������r  '      looking for a house to rent  when ynu'reacii Vancouver  apply to the  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting: Agency.  :':il Hustings SI.. West.  THE   CITY  SCAVENGER,  .   A. WRIGHT   '  Is prepared to ilo .-ill kinds of sravenp--  ��������� ing round town. All oi tiers left at'  the Hkuai.i) Oflice and W. 11.  Pease to Co.'s store promptly  iilteiiiled to. Yards, lanes and  privies cleaned.  A Shave  A Haircut  A Bith  Smokingf Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  Choicest Cigars  Big Assortment.'.!   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.  J-.   Jii..  3VEOI^a-J^3_T  Tonsotial Artist,  FllONT STI1KKT,   KEVKLSTOKE.  J. Harris & Co,  Calgary, Alta:  AVIlOI.KriAI.K  IJEAI.KltS  IN  OATS,   HAY  and Chopped Feed.  Carloads shipped on short notice.  -  Correspondence solicited. 12ja-.f  BALL PROGRAMMES  Xeatlv priiitcdat  at the HERALD  JAS.M1LLAN&G0.  INCORPORATED.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-212 First avc. North,  IVl I 1~_ tM E<*~**-~~OUIS,    -VMNEM.  Branch: 55 whan si., VICTORIA, B. C.  J. A.  BROWNE. Mjtr.r.ar.1..  ^-Shipments Solicited. Write for Clrculu.

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