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 y- -"i-"--r-  IL-  VELST  /  t    !  U^'  WJJ  -ISSTT-EID   TWIOE-A-WEEK - WEDITESDAYS   AI-T3D   SATUBDAYS-  Vol. II.    No.  IO.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  i Hudson's Bay |  I    Company   |  j [lNCOHK>HATKJ) 1G70 &  ' The Moat  Up-to-Date  Outfitters a  in Western Canada. h>  Intending TrospectoM should write us  for-one.of our new Folders, which  contains an excellent Map and au  estimate of the probable'cost of a  complete outfit for the Gold Fields.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  CaUJABV. Feb. 1, 1893.  ������^B_?SHSS53i~^Sg3333S^?3^yS  ������[ai������ & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sale Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  Arthur g. m. spragge,  '   Barrister. Solicitor, &c.  Notary Public.  Ofloa npatoli- tn Sr.iith's block. Pacific Avo.  ���������   Re-ralatoke Station. B.  C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,  Bjimirm, Bolicitok. Xotarv Public, Etc.,  Rerelctoke, B.C.  -Bolteltortor'lmpBrlal Bank of Canada, "y  JAMES MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister, Solicitor,-Etc. -  Office:   Cowan Block,  Hevelstokr, .B.C.  P. O. Box 108. lOftf  DR. MALLOCH,    .  Physician and Surgeon.  Office in Dr. McLean's office."  McKKNZIF. AVE.. - REVELSTOKE.  At hill office Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  ..GAMBLE__&_0_REILLY,_  CiTIL KS-tS-NKKKB.  PROVINCIAL LAND  SlTRVKYORS.  Aocountantt and General Agents,  ' Malion and Rowland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  ������. C. GAMHt.1-, J. T.. M. Inst. C. E., JI. Cnn. Poe.  C. E.. P. I.. 9. for 11. C (late Hesidciit l'.u-  -tlnear Department of Public Works in  Canada Ir. B. C) Nelson, 11. c.  ffUKCII J. O'RBILLV, AsscM'.M.Inst.CfT"., P-Ij-S*.  '      fer S. C Rowland, B. C.  ��������� Sjlytr  I.QYAL ORANGE LODGE,.No. 1658.  Regular m~<*tlngs are he'd in th">  Oddfellow*.' H������U ontlic srtcoirt ar.d  I fourth W������dn6������dayB of each month nt  7 :V) p.m.   Visiting brethren cordially  ' Invited.  Da. T. JKJ-r*. W. M.������    T. J. Grahame, Iter .-Sec.  W. O. BnwBY. Fln.-Scc.       R. *S. Wll-sos. Tren-s.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  leal-ranee. Commission and Mining  Brokers. Calgary, Alta.  Agent* for the Queen "Fire Insurance Co., of  1    America.  Bapreuntcd by W. Morris, Re\clstoke.       fimf  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  SmtIbc and Deliiery -Work a specialty at  lowest pricci.  Taunt always rood;- at a moment's notico.  Agent-ortheBtandird Oil Company.  J.   R.    HULL   &   CO./  Successors to Hull Bros. A Co.,  Butchers and. Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Pork, Etc.  KAMLOOP8   and   REVEL8TOKE.  All orders tn onr line promptly tilled.  Robert Fleming  Is prepared to do all kinds of  Light Transferring,  Carting  Will meet all train!*. The delivery of  parrels to and from trains ami to and  from any part of town will receive my  (tp_clrt,l attention.  Telephone your orders to W. M. Lawrence and they will be promptly attended to.���������Hubert Fleming.  C. B. Hume  &Co.  Our business during theXaias  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 . are over,  hnd with this object in view we  caU attention to the following  announcement:  -  Our Dry Goods Department  bas heen thoroughly  overhauled since the rush,subsided. All our stock' is in- splendid shape and new lines have  f e'eentiy: Heen^addiea/<:. We Twisli  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  Furnished Rooms Wanted  Furnished rooms or small house wauled.  Sitting and two bed rooms with use of kitch;n:  central location. Reply to "It," care of Messrs.  Halx <_ Crage, estate agents, Kevelstoke Station.  l-mUt  Situation Wanted "  A young married couple desire a situation.  Woiiinii is a good housekeeper; mnn well used  tn store-keeping, tanning and ranch work.  Moderate wages, first class references. Applv  tu "A. SI.", Hkiiald Office, Kevelstoke.    Smr4w  TENDERS WANTED  Addition to Imperial Dank of Canada Building  Kevelstoke, II. C.  Tenders will be received by the manager nf  the above bank for proposed addition* 10 bank  building up to :11st March, ]_<������. Plans and  apeciflcations may be seen nt the oflice ol said  bank. The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted. '  mlS'lt A. R. I~. HEARS", Malinger.  FRANK BARNARD  Brick and Stone Mason  Chimney   building  n   spccinltv.     Contracts  promptly  attended   to.     Material   furnished  when called for.   All work guaranteed.  "Fibst Street, Revelstoke Station-.  Photographs  of Revelstoke and  ���������_���������      Nfrtu Kootenay  Xo  old,   fly-blown   back   numbers, but   fresh  views taken last summer. An immense ' -  stock.    Call and inspect it.  Chas. J. Aman,  At the Station  Bookstore  Tapping's Theatres.  Near Station.  Kest in the Interior,  , Erected 189.1.  Cor. Victoria Rd and C-nnaugrtit Ave.  A very strong frame .structure, J!0xf.~, two  storey, each ceiling being 12 It. clean;, n tir.st  class stage, 16.-_.tU. two private boxes; two  dressing rooms, 1*2x1.) ft. each; changes of  scenery; ventilator.*'; reflector.-.; '-_. electric  lights installed, arranged' so* ns to suit any  stage act; a good ball room floor. Everything  complete. A good piano and nil the Iutest  modern improvements. Everything strictly  lirst class._ To let only to resectable,people.  -yo-_the*re'nee_ apply.-.. Charges.rnoderare~'--T���������:'r  20 m  " R. TAPPING, Proprietor.;  f. Mccarty,  WhoMmaie and Retail Dealer is  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,  Sausage  A well assorted stock of Mens  Clothing made by the best .clothing houses in C. nada is now-  open to inspection by the public.  Our Suits are in all styles and  for fit and cut look just as well  as custom-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  warehouse's a good stock of hay,  oats and vegetables.  C. B. Hume & Co.  Rerelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, B. C.  Fish and Game in Season  Markets   at   Revelstoke,   Revelstoke  Station,  Nakusp, Trout Lake City and Ferguson.  SJatf  Shoes For All  Shoes for the prospector, shoes  for miners, shoes for trainmen,  nnd shoes for everybody, all  hand made, also hue shoes, at  prices to suit.  D. JENKINS,  Fii-st Stre������t, one block from  _ Imperial   Bank of   Canada  REVELSTOKE. ST ATION.     -     B.C.  THE SILVER LARDEAU  Prof. Carlyle's Report on the Trout Lake  Mining Division.  The Trout Lake mining division lying north of the Slocan and between  the Ainsworth nnd Lardeau divisions  on the east and west respectively, embraces all that territory drained by  the rivers and streams flowing into  Trout. Lake, into the Lardo river above  Cascade creek and into the Duncan  river above the summits south of Hall  and East creeks, all the drainage of  this area being hy the Lardo. and  DuiH'im rivers into the northern end  of Kootenay lake.'  ItOAOS  AND TKAII.fi.  The hest means of approach now  open is by the government j waggon  rond from Th<~m_son's Landing nt the  upper end of tho northeast Arm of  Upper Arrow lake, running ��������� northeasterly eleven miles, where one  branch in one mile enters Trout Lake  City on the upper end of Trout lake at  the mouth of Lardeau creek, while the  other, in four miles, reaches the'new  town of Ferguson, now springing up  on the large bench below the forks or  the confluence of the north and south  branches of Lardo creek. This would  be a very good mud but for three nr  four miles 'where it pauses through  very wet ground in lhe heavy timber,  where a great inipriivement would be  effected by .slashing or cutting.down  the timber anti 'corduroying the worst  places, the large' cedar here being  especially suited to this purpose.  This road wnsheing continued foin  miles by the Lillooet, Fraser River and  Cariboo Gol Fields Co., up the creek  from Ferguson to Eight-Mile*, whence  the tr-iil"will run up to the. Silver Cup  and. Sunshine mines. A trail, seven  miles long, runs from Trout Lake City  to the Great Northern or Alpha group,  while a new trail'is being built from  the L. F. R. and C. G. Co.'s camp, near  Ferguson, to tap this trail three miles  from this group, for the easier trans-  pjll't of-lipplies,iU.cl ,'<*,r-.������jlw;-r,,. .1 _,,     ���������  From' Ferguson: trails lead'up the  North Fork seven or eight miles to the  Commonwealth group- and other  claims,' while another runs from the  'end of the wagon road at Eight-Mile  to Ten-Mile.-or the junction of Gainer  creek wilh the South Fork, whence a  trail branches^tip Gainer creek to reach  the Molly Mack, Silver Chief, Black  Prince, Badshot and other properties,  and the main trail, but a very rough  one, continues up the South Fork,  crosses -a summit, down into Healy  creek, up which it passes toConnect  with the Abbott, Wagner and other  groups of claims tin the dividejvest of  REVELSTOKE  Bakery,  Confectionery Store  Om- bread. Cakes and pastry cannot  tie heat. First-cl_u,s catering a specialty.  SMITH  &   HYLAND,  Props-  Pacific Avenue, Revelstoke Sta.  Magic Liniment  Rheumatism Cured in Two Weeks  Mr. Rofit. Latimer-, of Langley Prairie, B.C., writes:. "I cannot speak too  strongly nf the merits of Magic Liniment. I hud been a great sufferer from  rheumatism for many years, during  which time I hud tried_ in iny doctors  and remedies: but Magic Liniment has  cured me completely. I rubbed the  liniment on for two weeks, after which  my rheumatism entirely left me. ami  has not troubled me since. We Hnd it a  useful household remedy in our home  and would not lie without it." Price,  25 cents a tattle.  A General Favorite  Mothers who have used Magic Liniment in their households pronounce it  superior to all others for all the little  pains and arhes. It is the most popular household remedy and a medicine  chest in iUelf. Can he used internally  as well ns externally. All druggists  st>ll it.   25 cents.  <-^"W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  UKUj-ISTS.  ICEVEjViTOKE.  leading down into tho deep, narrow  valleys, which are heavily and densely  timbered, more particularly in the  Lardo basins, to an elevation of 5,000  to 5,500 feet above sea level, a condition that so far has compelled most  prospecting to be done nearer the  summits, where the rock is moro exposed, with the result that the mining  work now being done ranges in 'devil t ion from 5,000 to 8,000 feet, although  now, guided by the known trend, some  of the lends are being traced clown to  much lower elevations, where, in tht:  valleys, they should be found as well  and as strong, probably, as near the  rock-bare summits.  The under-brush, up to an elevation  of about 5,000 feet, is heavy, and little  or no feed for horses can be found,  except near and "above timber lino,  where it is generally excellent. The  country is drained by many creeks unci  strong streams, which will yet. prove  of great value for milling aiid power  purposes, although in the autumn and  wintel- months the amount of water  must necessarily be of much less volume than during the rest of tbe year.  Altogether, the surmounting of the  natural conditions that here obtain  will be in nowise greater, in the writer's  belief, thun those that have, been so  splendidly overcome in the high mountains of the Slocan, where the apparently inaccessible mines are now being  made easily accessible"- by railroads,  roads,' trails, and , the far-spanning  aerial tramways. If good mines of  good grade ore are developed, the  means for transporting ore to the. markets will be supplied, but the mines  must be first proved before others can  be expected to supply tliese means.  (Continued next issue.) '   '  the Duncan river, 20 to 25 miles by  trail from Ferguson.  From Trout Luke City hy row boats,  trails running up some. of. the creeks  on either side of the lake, are ruached.  and from the foot of the*. lake an incompletely cut out trail runs down  the Lardo river to Kootenay lake.  Trails also are. cut,out between Kootenay and Howser lake, on which is a  smalt steamer to accommodate the  many prospectors now prospecting the  upper tributaries of the Duncan, lip  which river' they travel by boat, as the  trail as yet is but poorly cleared.      ��������� ���������  Another road has been partially  completed by the above mentioned  from Rosenheim, on Upper Arrow  lake, through n comparatively low  pass to connect with the road from  Thomson's Landing, to Trout Lake  City. A small steamer may soon be  placed on Trout lake, which is eighteen  miles long. ���������  RAILROADS���������rRCMKCTE?)   OR POSSIRLK.  This district, while very mountainous, by reason of ths deep valleys and  low passes, will be comparatively easy  to penetrate with railroads, such as by  a line from Upper Arrow Lake via  Trout Like and Lardo river to Kootenay lake whence, it is claimed, no  serious difficulties are to be met with  in ascending the valley of the Duncan  river should development warrant the  construction of a line into this region.  Already a preliminary survey has  been made from Arrow lake to Trout  lake and thence up Lardo creek to  Gainer creek, and charters are extant  for roads up Duiican'and Lardo rivers.  TOPOGRAPHY.  This district is very mountainous,  especially that part drained by the  Duncaniriver, and thedivided summits  of highly-tilted sedimentary rocks  tower from 7.000 to probably 11.000  feet in height, harboring in the high  basins and on the divides glaciers and  perpetual snow, affording scenic effects  of great grandeur and beauty probably unsurpassed anywhere in the province.   The mountain   sides arc steep,  AN OPEN LETTER   w  Mr.   W.-" White  and  the   Slocan   City  News "'   ���������-  In reference to the article appearing  in the News of March 5th in which Mr.  JV._White'sivjeivs iiii the political ojrt-[  look of the province were supposedly  expressed. I submit the following  explanation for the enlightenment of  my esteemed Revelstoke contemporaries for whom I cannot help but have  the kindliest feelings after their complimentary expressions as to the  paper's reliability and good standing  among the newspaper fraternity and  reading public: generally. I was absent  at the time Mr. White was in the city  and the News representative* gained  his information lrom the overzenlous-  ness of some of Mr. Wnite's friends,  and knowing that Mr. White arid lure  the best of personal friends he gave  publicati6ri-~tb_wbat~liir"-then and-still  considers reliable information, but as  I said before it came from, his over-  zealous admirers. However, if Mr.  White, should oppose Mr. Kellie for  the legislature it is the opinion of your  humble servant that Mr. Kellie would  be badly snowed under and would  soon be wondering "where he's at."  Trusting that the above explanation  will be satisfactory, I am, yours truly.  1). R. You.vo.  Mineral Production of Canada.  The past year showed the biggest in  crease iu the total value of the mineral products of the Dominion of any  single year on record. lt jumped  from $22,600,825 in 1890 to $2S.7SI),1":-J  in-1887, a sum which i.s well on to  treble the amount used only a decade  ago. The greatest increase shown is  in gold, which rose fi-om $2,810,200 in  1800 to $0,100,000 iu 1807. Of this increase Yukon is credited with two and  one-half millions and the Trail creek  district with one million. British Columbia increased the total output of  silver from $2,147,500 to $3,322,005; ot  lead from $271,384 to $1,308,8.'"3. and of  copper from $1,021,118 to $1,501,(100.  Iu silver Canada, thanks to the development of Kootenay, produced in  1807 about live times as many ounces  of silver bullion, as-she was producing ounces of silver ore in 18S5.  Death of Mrs. Steed.  This   morning   shortly   after  eight  POLICE COURT  o'clock Mrs. Steed passed away almost  imperceptibly, after a severe and painful illness, which confined her to her  bed since the beginning of the year.  Her sufferings which were borne with  the. greatest patience and fortitude,  have called forth the greatest sympathy of the community, which now  condoles with tlio bereaved husband.  Only one child is left of the marriage.  The funeral, which will he conducted  by Rev. P. D. Muir, will take place  direct from the house to the cemetery  at 2 p. m. on Friday.  liefore .1. I). Sibbald, S. M.  On Monday afternoon Marianni I"ig-  uelli, tlie Italian, who was badly cut  in the head in the scrap last week, was  char-god willi assault by Tarautini, tbe  defendant in the. original csise. He.  was found guilty and fined S3.00 and  costs. XV. White, Q. C. for prosecution. J.-Murphy, B. A, for defence.  'Yesterday the case of stabbing preferred against Tarantini came up and  was tried summarily. After bearing  tlie evidence on both sides and the  arguments of counsel the stipendiary  found tbe prisoner guilty and fined  him $20 and costs or thirty days hard  labor. Tlie line was paid. J. Murphy  for prosecuter, W. White, Q. C, for  defence.  ��������� John Savage, of the R. Howson to  Co,, went to the coast on Monday.  Hugh Ross and tho party of men to  work bn the canyon started out yesterday morning.  Stipt. Duchesnay is making arrangements to have the electric light put in  at the station.  No. 2 was delayed this morning by a  big slide at' Clanwillium. The rotary  wentout to the scene of action about  ten o'clock.  ���������Beware of the travelling man. who  is selling a very beautiful enlarged  portrait. He is after your money and  will not be in town long after he gets  it.       advt.  Our local prophet predicted this fall  of snow yestei-day. It is to last about  two days and then it will all thaw off  rt once and the"river will begin to rise  to beat four of a kind.  ���������The Jubilee Procession-Fire Scene  Fire Brigade-in action, a harvest scene  on Hon. Thop. Green way's farm, Manitoba, an'd other excellent animated  pictures at Tapping's Theatre tomorrow-night..-*  ', Aftei; high mass on Sunday, morning  in the Roman .Catholic ch'urch. at  which Bishop -Dontenville was the  preacher, an address'was "presented to  his lordship-by Mr. Jas. .Murphy on  behalf of the members of the congregation, to which he made a reply in a  few suitable words.  Onn Monday morning light engine  No. 38 ran into Conductor J. Chapman's, caboose at Castle Mountain,  just this sideof Banff and burnt the  cahouse'and two empty cars. Chapman was slightly injured, but will be  around again in a day or two.  The minister of "militia is greatly  inlei'ested~iri~"t~~e~~i-~ieme oflTKootenuy  regiment to be known as the Rocky  Mountain Rifles, with companies at  Revelstoke,-. Rossland, Nelson. Fort  Steele _and other places, A definite  movement in the matter will he made  shortly.  Jas. Dtirign, a recent arrival in the  province from Iowa, froze both feet  very badly on Sunday night, walking  in to town from Arrowhead. He is  lying at the Rhodesia restaurant in a  destitute condition and his case is  under the consideration of the authorities.  The ice was in excellent order at the  Victoria rink last night. In the five  mile race there were four entries���������  J. A. Stone, F Brown, Ed. Edwards  and H. N. Needham. Ed. Edwards  came in an easy winner by Ihree laps,  In the one mile race for boys under 16  there wore three entries���������Geo. Beavo,  F. Brown and Chas. Lewis. F. Brown,  came in first.  A large congregation, which included  a number of peoplo belonging to other  communions, were present at the ceremony of consecrating the bell of the  Roman ���������'Catholic church last Sunday  afternoon. Bishop Dontenville first  confirmed' a number .'of children belonging.! o the congregation and then  gave a short and simple address on the  meaning of the ceremony of blessing  the be.ll, which was then gone on with  according to the usual rites of the  Roman Catholic church. The bishop  left for the south on Monday.  A preacher named Jamieson from  Fail-view, who i.s not apparently quite  sound in his mind, and whose actions  have been attracting the attention of  the police for some time past is now-  lying in the police station, until the  authorities decide what to do with  him. He walked out of town to Albert  Canyon on Monday and slept out all  night. Yesterday the residents at the  C.myon wired down to the police here  asking.what to do with hiin and they  ordered him to be sent back on the  No. 1' hist night.  SUPPRESSED EXCITEMENT  REPORT ON THE MAINE  DISASTER ANXIOUSLY EXPECTED  It Will Arrive in Washington To-Morrow  Evening���������China Accedes to the Russian   '  Demands���������Sack of a Methodist Mission  in China���������Outrages Committed by. the '  Russian Soldiery���������Loss of a Klondike  Barque With AH Hands���������The C.P/R.  Scoops the Passeng-er Trade   East��������� -  Falling Off in the Klondike Trade of  the Sound Cities. .' "'���������-���������-     '-,  (Special to the Herald.)   : .'  Pekik, March 23���������Through" the nrl-'  vice of Li .Hung Chang China has  aeceded to all Russia's demands in her  aggressive policy,  - The Russian soldiers are billeting-;,  themselves on the towns and living by .'-  plunder. -   ������������������'������������������'<" * r.  ShangHai,'March 23���������Chinese riot-  ers have sacked a Methodist mission  at Kiang-Peh.  Kky West. March   23���������Lieirt,-Com-  mander Mai is in   charge of the report   -  on the Maine disaster will arrive in  '  Washington on Thursday evening.'.-    '"  Washington, March 23���������Businels '  in Congress is practically Mn "suspense;  and a state of suppressed excitement  prevails.' Every one is waiting for the-  Maine report. . The question of ..vital  importance is, " "Was the Maine blown  np from within or without?"  ���������"'..'  .   San,   Francisco.   March  23.���������The*  barque'Helen Almy. which sailed for  Copper   river last   Sunday,  has boen--  wrecked with the loss of all hands���������27,  passengers and 13 of a crew.  Vancouver,   March  23.���������Owing to  the C. P.R. reduced rates, hundreds,  of Americans almost daily-are-going *  east via Vancouver. *"..-  The Klondike   trade  of   tlie" Sound -  cities ha-5,,fallen off 50 per cent.. ���������'  "N-uw   "York, - March .-23."���������Opehin g*'  quotations this  nidrning:   Lead," 3.50;: J  silver bullion, 55"; spot, 50.  Rumored Appointments ������'-���������* to~  Toronto,  March 'lO^The '.Ottawa-  correspondent. of;;the -E,ve,ning ___~ews:  says there is an apparently well auth- ������  enticated rumor abroad".to;- the "effect _J  that the government intendto appoint  Cook, a. Quebec barrister, to. bey judge',  in   the. Northwest   Territories,   with;,"  jurisdiction, extending    into    Yukon-  ;  district.    Further, that. Police   Judge-.'.-'  Dugas, of Montreal, will be given  the-  position  of  Judge  of  the ' Supreme  courtrof-the-North~westTelTito?ic;s,%n"ll~-?-"  that   Beausoleil.  M. P.,J\vill_'gt*t"tlu5*- '  police magistracy of Montreal.. ������������������ --���������"���������  The Blue Bell  The Blue Bell group of five, claims;.  near Illecillewaet. has been bonded by  Mr. J. G. Syme on behalf of a London  syndicate.' A considerable amount of"~  development work has already  been  done on this properly, which is"regard- '  ed as one of the most promising in thu  district,   lt was originally-located  by  Ben Green, the well known prospector  of Albert Canyon.    The ,Ilbn. C. II.  Mackintosh recently hitfl this   proposition under consideration,  and  had it  not lieen for his heavy"investment in  Rossland, .the Blue- Bell group -would  have    been   included . in ��������� the,'British  America Company's prospectui. *" Tbe-  terms on which tlie property has lieen-  secured   are,   it ~ is   understood, ."very-  reasonable, and   work   will- be   com���������  menied ou a lartre scale .immediately  the weather permits.���������Mining Critic.  Get Your Printing Done at Home.  At a recent meeting of the Winnipeg Printers.' Union the following  resolution was pas**ed: -  - ���������  . " That we protest against the prevalent practice of business' houses of  sending to the east for their stationery supplies. We consider_ the practice unpatriotic and detrimental to  onr growth And general interests.^  depriving jus it does a, large nunifier of'  employment and permanent residence,-  besides being unnecessary."   / :  Some of the business men of Nelson  who have in" the" past sent to Vancouver, Spokane. Winnipeg and other  places for the greater part of their'  printing, should carefully consider the  above resolution.- - The" question of  supporting -home industry affects the  interests of every 'towiV'iind Nelson is  no exception. The merchants have no  more right to send out of town for  their stationery than-'othei- residents  have^ to send outi of town .for then-  supply of groceries arid' dry, goods,  which they can get just as well and  nearly as cheap in'"their own city. A  story is told of tbe editor of a paper  in a small western town recervmg a  .letter from a merchant doing business'  in the town, with the request that he  "1 oast" some of the residents for sending to a large department stoie in a-,  neighboring town, for" supplies. The  merchant's letter was ' ivritten on  paper printed at a Chicago printing',  house.���������Nelson Miner. " -" Revelstoke   Herald i!(  Published in intoreata of  Revelstoke, Lardeau, Bin Bend, Trout Lako  Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pan and Ragle Pa9H XHstricte.  A. JOHNSON Proprlelo-.  O. B. GROGAN Editor.  A flemi-Weekly Jaarnal. published in tlu.  tnterera nt Revelstoke and lho nurroundliiK  dtnytet. Wedneadaya and .Snturdaja, innkiiiK  .rfoaoat ���������eDBeetioim with all trains.  AdvertialBS Kates: Display ads, $1.~0 per  eelnmntaah.VS.UUperlacli wlieninaerti'dontitlu  Jaffa. Lacal adt.. Mo p-r (nonpurell) line for  rat ln*an-)on; 80 for each additional insertion.  Beading notlen, I*o per lino each issue. Birth,  ���������flirm and JVath notice*, f ruo.  Sob-crlpt-fon Rate*: By mall or carrier. $_! 00  peraannm; Vl.l* for alx months, strictly In  Mvanee,  Onr Job Department: 7ne IltrruW" Job  Department ia one of the best equipped  printing offices lu West Kootenay, unci ii pre*  pared to execute all kinds of printing in flr_l  class stj-lo at honest prices. Ono prior, to all.  Ko Job too large���������none too small���������for in. Mail  ordero promptly attended to. Give us a U'itil  on your next order.  To Oomrpondents: "ft'o im correspondence cm any snhject of interest to iho ^eucral  pnblla, and deeiro a rcliabl' rcKnlai* correspondent In ovory locali' surrounding  Kevelstoke. In all eaica the' bona fide 11111110  of tho writer mnst accompany manuscript, but  not neeessariry for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke. 3. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. AU aorrespand ence must bo legibly  written on oneside of the paper only.  1. Correspondence. containing personal  matter must be signed with the pr pei^naino  of the writer.  S. e'erreapendeneo -with ruferenco to nny  thing tkat has appeared In another p.iuer  must first bo offeret] for publication to tlmt  paper before it can appear in TnE Heuai.d.  SATURDAY.     MARCH 10,  1S0S.  111$ 1II  ARE NOW BEING DRAFTED FOR  SERVICE  FQUi. BADLY CHARRED BODIES  HOW THE GLOBE REVOL VES  Recent issues of the Toronto  Globe contain alluring pictures of  the fabulous fertility of the  Canadian North West, and of  farming operations in different  districts. A couple of years ago,  the editorial columns of the" same  paper were mainly devoted to the  denunciation of the-land regulations formulated by the government, the baneful railroad policy  and the'disastrous effects of the  National Policy, which it was  claimed had prevented the  western farmer from' making a  living.  Today, however, the Globe's  party is on top, tbe (J. P. H. is  behind McKenzie and Mann who  are behind the Globe and everything- looks rosy. The land regulations aie now all right���������though  still the same, the railroad facilities  are altogether improved���������though  practicall}" the same, and there is  no objection to tho ''^rushing"  duties which���������with the exception  of barbed wire and binder twine���������  are identically the same.  The Globe's sudden conversion is  another striking illustration otthe  effect of the point of view on the  situation.  Many communications relative  to the state of things existingou  the Crow's Nest Railway, and of  the blissful ignorance in -which the  commissioners have been kept by  the contractors who toted them  round have been received by Thk  Herald. The Herald has refrained from any reflections on the  action of the commissioners until  such time as their report is made  public, but correspondents mny  rest assured that when the proper  ' time comes The Herald will be in  a position to tell what it knows of  the investigation aud the manner  in which it was conducted.  Taken from the Ruins of the Chicago  Fire���������Improving Their Relations���������  An Insolvency Bill���������A Church Struck  by Lightning���������The Want a Big  Subsidy���������No    Sunday   Newspapers  WlNNii'lcti, March It!.���������Volunteers  for service 111 lbe Yukon are being  drawn from No. 2 Company Koyal  Canadian Dragoons and from '"ii"  Battery.  TI115 CHICAGO 1'-IIIE.  Chicaoo, March IS.���������Four charred  bodies were yesterday taken lrom the  ruins ol the Chicago lire.  CHINA AND .lAI'AN  Lonoos, March IS.���������It is said that  the relations between China and Japan are improving.  INSOI.VICNl'Y     LEGISLATION  Ottawa. March IS. ���������An insolvency  bill has been introduced in the House  of Commons.  NELLIE I-'ARRKN'S   IIKNKI-'l'l'  London, March ISth.--The bunelit  given to Aliss Nellie Farren was ,-in  immense success, and   netted ,������(1,000.  STRUCK   IIY   LIGHTNINO  Toronto, March lSlh.���������A church  at Sl.'itsvillc, Quebec, and a dwelling  house .-it Cobourg, Out., were stmck  by lightning yesterday.  "Till' 110NDINO    PRIVILEGE  San Francisco, March IS.���������The San  Francisco Chamber of Commerce ask  that bonding privileges with Canada  be abolished.  Gl-OROIAN  RAY  SCIIIDJIli  Ottawa, March IS.���������The promoters  of the Georgian Hay canal scheme .ask  tho Dominion for a "subsidy ol $300,000  a year1 tor twenty year's.  WILL   1NTHH.KKHK  Washington. March IS.���������It is reported here that the continental  powers will   mterferi the   United  States attack Cuba.  NO SUNDAY PA 1'KHS  Ottawa, March 18.���������-A bill to pro-  hihit the sale of Sunday newspapers  has passed its second reading in tho  House of Commons.  A GLOOMY VIKM" *  Kisy Wicst. March IS.��������� Cm ted  States Senator Proctor who h.is recently visited Cuba gives a gloomy  picture of the condition of till'.iiison  the Island.  Toronto, March 17���������Fred XV. llndg-  011, superintendent of i.-irmers' institutes and live stock associations of  Ontario, will on April 1st, send a  third carload of thoroughbred live  stock to be forwarded ibis spring  under the auspices of tlio live stock  association to various points in Manitoba mid'the North West,. All cars  are billed direct from the lirstshipping  point to Calgary, but they can leave  their starting points partially loaded,  and tbey will be completed as th-y  proceed' further west. Animals destined for points east of Calgary can bo  taken from tbe car as it proceeds  without extra charges, except for tho  cost of shunting, thus enabling those  who have not a complete carload of  stock to ship t,o send what they have  at carload rale.".  THE GENERAL AT W1NN1PKO  Winnipeg, March IS.���������Aiiout two  thousand people welcomed General  Booth here yesterday. The 'meetings  were held at the Winnipeg opera  house and were largely attended.  l-'AMISE IN CHINA  Victoria, March IS.���������The president,  of the Chinese benevolent society has  received a telegram from Hong Kant*  stating that there is a rice "famine  which   _ means     that . starvation    is  By the disastrous flood which  has again visited the city of  London, Ontario, amongst others  who have met with severe looses  is little Mies Ethel Lindley.  daughter of Harry Lindley. now  of Vancouver, who loses all ber  property, which was worth a considerable sum, it being in the devastated district of the city. Mrs.  Lindley's father and her brother-  in-law are also heavy losers, as  their property wa~ on the embankment of the Thames Mrs,  Lindley starts for London immediately, and Miss IDroad takes  her place in the company. Their  many friends here hope "that the  loss is not so serious as it i<-  reported to be; 3*et there can be  no doubt but that they have met  with loisess amounting into tin-  thousands of dollars.���������Vancouver  World.  Mr. Frank Pedley, a salaried  .[official of the Dominion government and a member of the Crow's  Nest commission, has been telling  the Winnipeg Tribune that during  his visit to the Crow's Nest the  commissioners slept at the camps  and ate with the men, and that he  had come to the conclusion that  there was no necessity for complaint as to the quality of the food  supplied. Many of the laborers on  the Crow's Nest will be surprised  and pleased to know that they  had the honor of dining every day  with such a great man as Mr.  Pedley, whose decision on the  grub problem has just been given.  The success with which he managed to conceal his identity will  be at once admitted bv the men,  only one or two of whom have any  knowledge even of his personal  appearance.  George H. Strevel. contractor, hns  decided to quit work oh^ the Crow's  Nest Railway. The reason given is  that there is no money to be made  under the present system.  threatening Canton, and  asking  tbat  subscriptions be forwarded at once,  IRISH CliLEURATION  London, March IS.���������John Dillon,  the Irish national leader, presided at  the national banquet held at the hotel  Cecil tonight to commemorate St.  Patrick's day and the events of 1793.  Tliere were seven hundred guests  present. Mr. Dilior. r<~ad a letter  from the Uight -I'm. W. E. Gladstone  urging the unity of Irisli parties, and  a telegraphic reply was sent to the  venerable stnte-iii'in thanking him for  his ������������������mighty championship oi tbe  Irish cause.''  WITH A MORAL  Go   Thon   and    Do   Likewise���������It    Will  Not Cost You Much  A farmer had a dream. He ilrp.-imod  he had 11 thousand bushels of wheat,  and was happy over tbe fact. Then be  dreamed he had sold it for a dollar a  bushel, ,'mil his happiness was great.  But he dreamed now that he had so hi  it to a thousand different people, a  bushel to each one, anil thnt nobody  bad fluid birri and he way, s.-id. When  be invoke it was broad daylight, and.  leaping niitof bcil. In* exclaimed io bis  wife: -'Rebecca, I had solemn dream  and I know the meaning of it. I am  fining to ton n io pay the editor for  the paper."  .Jiineville, a suburb of Ottawa, is  floixl'.il bv llie ilideaii river, anil mnny  peoplc have had I o leave their  home.**.  Wm. F. Eat on. son of-'Timothv  Ealiu, of'Toronto, has been married  to Mis.-, C'ti'ik. of Toronto. Mr. anil  Sirs. Eaton will reside in M.niitoti.i.  T. (i ni.icksl.-.fk. who bold., ,-, },r-^-rj  interns! in the War fvipiu mine al  Rfi!--I ir.d. '.ays that, afler. lulv 1st the  "War E.-igli! will pniduci* '21 ill inns of  ore per  day.  It is most unfoi'tuti'Ltf* for the  pot'ularity of the Te-lin Luke  Railway scheme that it is -n  enthusiastically supported l>v the  C. P. II. organ in This citv. Ivlitm-  Shaughnessy --I1011M call off his  suborrlinates.���������Winnipeg Tribune.  The Tribune should know by this  time f.iiat every "organ" is  supposed to play'what ever tun_  the performer wishes when he;  presses the notes.       ;:  REIT  IN   WHICH  THREE   MEN  THEIR LIVES  LOSE  THE     BOUNDARY     DISPUTE  Ml ns II HI  THE   RAILWAY    BILL    PASSED  BY THE COMMONS  IT GOES BEFORE THE SENATE  Spanish Government Protesting Against  the American Preparations for War  - To Annex Hawaii���������Salisbury's  Health Poor���������Railway War Settlement���������The   Floods���������A   Prize  Fight  l'IIIC'A(it) FATALITY  CilK'.K.'o, March 17.���������A serious (Ire  broke: out hero yesterday in which  three men lust Iheir lives and twelve  more' are reported missing.  WAI.SU   ON THE HOUND.\ IIY  Victokia. March 17.���������Major Walsh  is now at Lake Bennett for the purpose of confeii'ing with the United  States authorities in reference, to the  International boundary dispute.  SPAIN DOESN' LIKE IT  Washington, March 17. ��������� The  Spanish Government litis filed a roll ionsfranco against the preparations  for war which aro being miide hy the  United Slates.  THE PHILIPPINE REVOLT  New York, March 17.���������The Philli-  pino rebel.? have massacred four priests  and 13 Spanish soldiers.  WILLIAM LEAVES FOR HOJIE  I.ONDON. if arch 17.���������The German  garrison has been withdrawn from  Crete.  I-'LOODS IN   IJUEKEC:  Month eal, March 17,���������Montreal is  iliieatein'il with serious Hoods, although thu Ontario Hoods continue lo  subside.  TO ANNEX HAWAII  Washington, March 17.���������A committee of the United Slates Senate recommends the annexation of Hawaii  by tho United States.  LOUP SALISIIUI-Y'S HEALTH  London, March 17���������Lord Salisbury  has been forced through ill health tb  retire temporarily frcunactive work.  LAY .METHODIST   REI'RE-ENTATION  New York. March 17.���������The votes of  Methodist conferences in the Uuited  States indicate an intention to adopt  lay representation.  ANOTHER   ,1011  NEEDED  Ottawa, March 17.--The services of  George . I oh nson. Dominion Statistician  are to bo dispensed with.  I'UENfJII FLEET MOIIILIXEI)  London, March 17���������The French fleet  is being mobilized at Sbousouiig.  RAILWAY H-.lll SETTLEMENT  MoNTitKAL, March 17���������A settlement  of the railway ratc'war is' impending,  and terms of settlement .-ire now in  progr ess.  ESCAPES  FROM   PRISON  An  .Wholesale) dealei s in  And Seeks' Refuge In  South  America���������  '��������� Australia,'' Has a jVarrow Escape  The    Pacific   Express     Derailed���������  Hamilton   Smith   Defends the Railway Bill���������Ontario " Full "'of Water  Kingston. March 10.���������Chaneller.siiicl  to be a millionaire who has just been  released from the penitentiary here, is  the  owner    of   property   worth   this  amount in the Not th   West.    He  was  sentenced     to   ten   years     in   Stony  Mountain     penitentiary   for    having  been   implicated in   a  fraudulent kind  deal.    \\ bib; in prison he was  treated  indulgently and finally escaped,   making his  way   10  Soulli    America.    lie  was subsequently decoyed to Canada,  and   arrested,   finishing   his   term  of  imprisonment   in     the     penitentiary  here.    He paid SllJfl ner week  alimpuv_  -to-his"-wffo  wfTC"���������-eii tert-c  proceed i ngs  against him "or divorce. ~  .-. II. 3!LAKE'.S opinion  Winnii-kg, March 10. A letter from  S. II. Blake to the legUUture here  states that the Iccishtture has no  power to prohibit the importation,  inanufncluie and sale info or within  the province of intosi.-.-iting licjuor as  beverage.  TRYING TO riLOW t.-7' AUf-TRAI.IA  London, March ](i.-*Tlie Daily  Chronicle ot today pay.-that an armv  reserve man fired a pistol at a bi-. of  fuses near the magaziiii- ef H..\|.S.  A'l-Ir.ili.!. The lii.-t-'o igniii'd bm a  -I'firn.io 1 '.is!i-,_ in a- tin- 1 i-k of his  own life and removed i.hrm,  ONTAItIO ri.oons  ^ Toronto, March 10. The river  Thame-is .-1 ill li-ing, anil is now 2������  leet higher than normal. As vet  thet'i* arr* no signs ot ah tti'.neiil. "At.  Chatham.: he el"ciri'.' liurh" Malion and  the gas and w.ai-rwork- pumping  house-.in* inundated. Several lintels  and Lictories are flooded Tbe i.ul-  wny bridge, is also believed to Jjo  doomed, but the water is subsiding in  other parts.  HAMILTON   _MITir*=._-ri-'EK  Montrew.. Mnich Id.���������Hamilton  Snufh vigoroii-Iy defends his Yukon  railway oiT������r in ti;il cv's -Montreal  Sl-tr.  HOPE.-- FOR C'CIIAN .-KTTLKMENT  Madrid. March I'n',.���������Tbe hope is  eripress"(I here of tbejproh.ibilav of a  peaceful arrangement Let ween Spain  and lhe Cuban  insiirgciiK.  OTTAWA GOES fONM'UV.STfVE  Ottawa, March 11). - ii. li. Poire 11.  Coro-ci v.il.ive. his lieen declared  elected here ti.ilny by a majority of  nine.  GETTLVl. I.'EAOV  K in--.-ton. March Hi.-- Prepa: a! inns  an* being rapidly inii'b* for lh" ile-  paif un* of a sec-tion of "A"' l.ai.teiv for  Iiie Yukon. Surgeon I'"o'.ler ul ihe  fKtbfKinus C'uinty) brtj i.-ihon h.is lieen  r-.illeil upon lo Icink after' tin- ineriicil  C'ijiii|imi*nt. M.ijor Evans, comm Hiding "11" njiridi on, Itnva! Can.-ifP.iu  Di.ig'icuis, Winnipeg, will roiiimariil  the coi p.-, assisted by Captain IJur-  sr.'ill of "A" field b.ilf'iy. These three,  oili'.-eis were hiiriiriionecl to Ottawa  last wef.'k fo)- a co'rioiilmtion with I fie  Minister 01 Militia. .and unci are returning to Iheir posts at outre lo begin  active jit-epai-atio'iif*! for the voyagi*  which will be begun in the second  week in April. i;  Amendment Providing for Ten  Million Dollars Worth of Stock to  Canadians Voted Down���������The San  Jose Railway Scale Not Gootl  Enough lor   Us���������Seed   Grain   Lien  Ottawa, March 17.���������The Yukon  H.'iihvay Hill received its third reading  yesterday after an ainonilmenl proposed by Qitinn (Conservative) providing that ten million dollars worth of  slock bu.issued 10 ihe Caimdiaii public  in one dollar shares, hud been voted  clown.  Hon. Mr. Fisher on tho plea of  urgency, brought in a bill to prohibit  the importation uf nursery stock from  any country infected with San .Toso  scale, and had il read 11 lirst, second  find third time.  Hon. Mr. Sifton snid thai, the Government had no intention of introducing legislation dealing with tho need  grain lien in thu North Wesl. Nor  was there any intentions lo make any  provision for the caring ol dent mules  nil ho Territories. Tho Government  was considering (ho erection of buildings on the site, of the old court house  atHogina to bo used as Registry, and  Dominion Lands ollice.  T. O. Davis, of Saskatchewan was  told that two hundred nnil thirty four  miles of the Manitoba and North  Western Hnilwny hnd bufjn coiistruct,-  ofl 11]) to .June .JOih, 1HI17. The company was supposed to go on wilh the  construction during tho years IS'.ll-Oo-  !l(i and 1S97. Tliti' Government had  received a copy of' I ho-resolutions  passed by the North West Legislative  Assembly praying that Ihe'charter' be  amended and thnt, cash assistance be  rendered for the extension of tho line  to Prince Albert. This was now under  consideration by the Government.  NEWFOUNDLAND'S   FISHERY   LAWS  St. John's JN'M'd., .Alarch 17.��������� The  colonial cruiser, Senfo. stilled yesterday for Placenlin bay In enforce tho  lishory laws against French vessels  whicli obtain bait, along thu coast.  The cruiser litis instructions to enforce  rigidly, all regulations against the  French fishing" Heel. the. Newfoundland Government being determined to  create, a, crisis which will compel tbo  the British and French ministers 10  hi ing about a,, settlement of the  entire question of the French fisheries  tilting tbo shore.  MA'HEt- ICNOCICS OUT  O'DONNEt.L  ' Philadelphia, -Alarch' 17.���������The  fight between Peter Mailer nnd Stove  O'Donnell, wbicl! took place here la&l  nighl, resulted in a vict.oiy for Maher  who knocked O'Donnell out in two  rounds.  ONTARIO ELECTION RETURNS     .  Toronto, March 17.���������The. Ontario  recounts leavo thu numerical' strength  of the parties as follows: 'Liberals,  ���������lib Conservatives. -II; and Kussell.  which will be decided tomorrow, will  probablv go Ijiber.il, the Conservative  candidate not huv'ing been -long  enough in the field.  FRONT STBBBT  REVELSTOKE, B- O.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  "V/fKTIIOlHST CHURCH - Iluvulstokn.  ���������"���������*��������� Pi-nolilng service- ul 11 a.m. and 7:110  Ii.ni. Clues uiocthiK ut, tlio clime ot tlio  nuirnliiK service eatilauh Sclionl nnil 13iblo  Olasu 111 2::'0 p.m. WccUly prnyer inucPtiK  ovcry Wcilnc-silny evoiiinp; nt 7:31) p.m. Tho  public nro cordially invited.   Sonts tiee.  ItEV. J. A. WOOD, Pnalor.  ptlURGII Oi~ . ENGLAND-St. Voter's,  '���������' Hovnl-loko Ilotirdnf arrvico: EvonliiK  prayer dully nt S o'oloclc. Fridays nt, -:,'"0  S11111I.IJH nnd Festivals: Holy Communion utS  a.m., morning prnyor nt, 11. Sunday School  nnd BlliloClasHtU -:;!l), uvcuiiiK prnyer nt 7:110.  First Sunday in 1)10 montli Holy Communion  at moni.nK services.  I'KANK A. KORP, Vicar.  flerchant's Hotel  IHcciUcwact, B. C.  First-class in every respect.    Good iiccommodntion.  Wines, Liquors and Cigtirs nt������tlin Utir.  Ucst  J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia Hous  p  o  ���������--~~--i-~---~BD_____ir  pRKSnYTEUIAN CHURCH���������Rcvolstol.-o.  x Ucrvicu every Sunday at 11 a.m. unil 7::i0  p.m. BIb'o CliB-i al '.'::i0 p.m., lo ivliicli  t-.ll am wflcoinu. Vruyor mcclini. ivc H p.m.  every -\Vcilnoeilay.  HEV. }'. r>. MUIR; Pastor.  I.) OMAN CATHOLIf: CHURCH ���������Itovi-1-  ������N* stoke. Mills llrel nod third Sundays in  mouth ut, 10:30 a.m.  , HEV. FATHER THAYER.  Wo Have a Good Supply of  WILL GET ITS THIRD READING  Before the House Today���������The Contract  Slightly Modified���������<The Drummond  County Railway Again���������Another  Contract -With Option of Buying  the Road���������The $20, coo Cheque Tale  Ottawa, March 10.��������� Tho Yukon  railway bill was put through the committee stage yesterday tind stands for  the third reading today. The Government seem much surprised .it the rap-  SlU.U--o t-i tG-progre.������Sr--hui~���������the���������Opposition S'rai anxious to let the bill cot  befoie the Seriate as soon   as possible.  ICE IIRIDGE AT NIAGARA  Niai~ara, Mnich 10.���������An ice bridge  ha._ formed below the falls.  HOW THEY HAVE IT IN WINNIPEO  "WiNNii'i-f-;. .March 10.--The second  section o~ the Pacific express was derailed yesterd iv fit .Moose J.-iw. Somo  of" lhe pa-s-t:ngcrs were badly shaken  but no one was-seriously injured.  THE MODIFIED CONTRACT  Yf-srufday the supplemental con-  i tract, "v.i- h"ni;-r!ir down in which ^rc-  Ken/.HT to .Mntnr abandon t.he right to  Incite ���������*\t"ii-.;o:i*. of their blocks of  th-'ir blcj; !*- or n.irier.il l.uid**. It ni<*o  proviile- that the dii'i'Ctors riiu.st be  nriti-h .-t,Iij.'rt*.-and that one fifth of  the- I.i ml gr.'titJ) be rc-ervc*d for five  years as a gu.ii .inlei* for lhe operat ion  of tip* road. ,\ clause h,u*= also been  .Killed <!"!.irin_z thatl bcrailway is to  In* c.-m"-li-iic>"il for lhe genera! .idv.in-  t.i^e of Canada.  t:ie -,'i\-ei!.\'5Iei-~t".- option  Another i-on'rart has been mmli'  with the l)xii:iirjiiii-.d County rail������.iv  miner whieli rbe Government tin- Mi"  option of I.living the road for .SI,OW,-  O-'JO.  1 TIIK INVEriTIOATION  !      Grfinshii-Ids,  Q. (.".,   gave   i-'videnf*  ���������  before the C'inmori-   Corriinitlee  llml  the p.iyment cf-SiO.'^Xl by him   fnr La  j Patrie w-.ii men-iv n i.i-in    of   hi.-,   per-  ; scjr.il cheque for the evening until lbe  I puiehasf w.i-' put through and   lie was  I repaid        Ih-        following      /ilo.-nirig  I T.ir'.e       ,--;'id        l.T-t'        t*e.s*iton :r.  tli"      f fr.ii -f      r.f        Common-,     l'iai  Greep.-hield, bffl paid rbe. money  out  of the p 1 rf v- fundi.    Tin:   i wo    slrrte-  corifiirt. badlv. .ir.d the crc.-f-i-.i imini  tion r.f (Ji ..r-n-hi'-I.-l-   on    Friday   will  pi nimbly 1,-. vry ir.l"rresting.  .'.1 \v ;:i; 1 tur.v -i(;-.Tif'K i\'ir,L\.'.r  WiNNipi'i:. M.in'li 10. -Mr. .Iii-lVc  i-' ilia in. .1 1'tu -i.e j in lg>- of I he Com I. of  Queen'.-, Ilfitc h -,f M.-iiufobii. is incti-  tioorfi ai t,|i>, p- ob'ible sUf-c("-,--or of  lhe hue Tbeed'-rc, D.ivie, (Miief Jus-  f ic* ol' Kiiti-b (:olui(il..,i.    ,  Fifl-efn biiiifli ed persons have been  reiideifd homeb'ss by the Hood*' al  .West London."Out.  ~A. A. Druiieau. Liberal member rf  tbe Dominion House for Richelieu, has  resigned bis seat, owing!" a urievaiice  (fiiieein'iig the distribution of patron-'  a}jc3 in bis constituency.  Building  Materia!  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SVOT CASH  o Call nud see ns. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoko Station, B. C.  c ic-xrunnw viare  e  ia  Wholesale  and. E ctail  ruggist3  SSaii Orders Promptly A-fcteqded To.  ��������� *   r-22-t f  LS"  IRON WORKS..  BlacksmitJhinEr* Jobbine  Plumbins.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsxuith.ing'  Sheet Iron Work    \*  Machinery; K,epai_*sd  Miniqg Work a Specialty  TIOBT. GORISOTST  Revelstoke Stn.  Sfevelsto^e Hospita  Maternity Room i.i connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs.  McKechnie ,ahd  Jeffs. 'Attendants  Wood! Wood!  Guaranteed Full  Cord Measure.  The undersitrneil hns a large supply  of_ Hemlock, Spruce. Fir and Pine  Wood Tor sale. Any person requiring  wood will kindlv leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. Lawrence. Requlsfoko  Station, or with II. N. Coursier,  Front Street, Jtyvelstoke. ��������� ,  FItANK JULIAN.  17ntf  PROMPTLY SECURED!  GST RICH QUICKLY. Write today for  rjiirljc.-.iitifiilillii-tralcdliiiokoiil'atcnts.'iiifl  tin; 1.1^ naling stoiy of a poor In veil tor who  Made JS.Vl.B'iO.Oa. Hcnil ua n, rough slcotch  or model ot jour invention unit wo will  jiroriiptly tell yon FREE if it is new und  probably patentable.  Ko l.umbus. Honest Service Spccinll y:  Tougli canes rejected in ollur linnds ami  forc:i;n npplliMiions. Bofercncos: Honor-  i.nlo T. Herilii.uiine, ]jrup. of "Jja Pnis.-io,"  Horior.ilile I). A. -ltoi*.i, llio Ie.-villi������ nuws-  rjnpcrj'. li.mks, Kypress Compniiics & clientl  ffinnyloc.illty. All l'ntentssi.-ciirDd tliroiijcli  our .-tK'Ticy are bioti^bt beforo tbo public by  a fpiei.il nol iri* In over 3<H) n~!Mvp.i.pers.  MARION & MAKIO-S", Patent Experts,  Trniple l-_ii_dinir.IK.~Ht. .Inincs.st..Moiitreal.  llio tj.-ily llrrn of Gracluato Engineers in  the ll'iuiinion tr,-insaet:n������ patent bugi-ucsij  fj.clii--.il ely,   .Men tloutliii. paper.  :mmmmm  mmmw secured  GST RICH QUICI-I.Y. Write lo day fnr  niirbi;;i-.itifiililIiistr.itcdIIoo!:oiiI'ntLnts.infi  llie f.'i*-iiiiartn^sto.-y of a poor Inventor 11, lio  .-endeSivvofi-j.iiO. Send 113.1 rongU sluctcU  or motlol of \onr invt-ntinn and lie v.-ill  Iironi|.tly tell jn:t FEEE if it Lz new and  probably patentable.  No hnmbni?. Honest Service. Specialty:  Tonsil cases nyrctcd in other li.md-i and  fer-iRii nppli'-ations. Bofcrencos: Honor-  alilo T. lierlliinunio, prop, of "l-i Prcs-ie,"  Honoralilc D. A. lto<-, Iltn lcnrlin-; ucv.s-  paper... ll:inkn, Ksprci.-, Conipariics Ac clients  in any locality. All patents secured throush  our .-i^ency .ire brouj^ht beforo the public by  a ."pn.'inl nofiro in over 300 noT.vf������papcrs.  MA3ICN' & BIAKION, Patent Experts,  Temple Huild,ni_r.lS5St. .ramesSt.. jllontreal.  The only firm of Gradnato Engineers in  tbe Dominion transacting patent business  ���������sclusively.   Mention thispaper.  The   largest hotel   in   town.        Centrally  Choice   Wines-,   Liquors- and  Cigars  Best,   accommodation.'        Rates' ��������� SI  Brown & Pool, Proprietors    '  ,   .    REVELSTOKE  located  per    day.  Tnblo l'ui'iiisherl tvith  the choiif.si, the market  .���������ilr'orila. Host'. Wines,  Licpioi'.s hnd" Cigars.  $1.00 .'������. tiny. Alonililv race."''  .1. ALI3K11T STON!!], Proprietor.  KILi^������^IED  TRY TH3  Doors  Sasft  Turnings v  Mouldings  NSW. YARD  Arrowliead Saw ������& Planing-' Mills  Rovclstolce A-?ent3:   PIPPY & WEIGHT.-'  THE PIONEER 'LIVERY-  ,. *Foed'an'd'Sale Stable of tbo Lardeau and Trout Lake District  v-rT'-"'���������--~;O^V'J  ^g^?U'k\  ���������tirf,      y-'  ���������*-./.'.���������_:j*--J���������......  S.ichllo    and   " Pack ��������� ��������� Horses  always for hire.  F.-uiRhliiiff  '   specialty.  tind   Teaming   a  Daily, Sttipre leaves Thomson's  Ltmding" every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake C^ity.. .. For particulars write      -'-,.'"���������'.     , ,  .'.       .  -..-,' '  "'"ORAia to HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing. ���������:-'  Tf> "ccrrre one of those desirable lots  CUEAl- on tho-C. &K'. "Steuin Navigation Company's site. >   i'  Dtiut   wait 1 till   tlio  ��������� town    in    the    sp'rin  but'BUY NOW.  boom   hits, the  like   a  cj-clone,  HAIG & CRAGE \  ���������- ���������- ~ -   -'~ - SoIe^/VgeThts7.  GvB. Maclean  ARCHITECT  -and BUILDER  Kstlmntcs furnished. Plana nnd speci-  tlejitions niHile. Am also prepared to do  shop 1111U joti work en tlio shortcut  notice. Satisfaction pinrantced i_  cvory case".   Onll or wrilo for terms.,,  Main Street  ' Revelstoko  W, GL BIRcNEY  DECORATOR.  First Street Fasti Revelstoke Station  FERGUSON*  The Centre   of'the   Lardeau-.Mines  Grainine:, . Paper Hangringf.  Hard Wood Finishing-, House  Painting- in all Branches,  Carriage Fainting', Glazing, Etc.  L. ���������&���������. FRETZ  Contractor- and Buildep.  Shop opposite Inifiorial'-Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  *~������~*���������Teems Oc_sii  ""'Pibrteep.'-...'  Stopes  , ,.-,of Fep^uson  and Ten JMle  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL MERCHANTS   ������������������  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Everything to  bo found in n general storo.  X'ost Ollice in connection.     -  " At our TKN-MILE HRANCH Store . .  Powder-, Caps. Fuse, Coal,'Steel,  and all -Miners' arid Prospectors' Supplies are  kept on bund  Bo Sure and register at the  BJILMORJIL HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  If-You .Have a  -Mine to Sell  or wit-h a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to inve.-t in  Spokani' re.i! est at u or wi=h lo  make a borrow,write at oilceto  cJJl-WES   \x.~ FORD "'&   CO  Mine Brokers.      Mining Stocks  No. 9 Mill St., between1 Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash.  Tlio table is provided with~thc best  the market all'ords.     Rates fiom $2  lo S3 per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������   Proprietors.  Sam Needham  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Style at Lowest Prices.  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke JS  /������  /���������  THE TOILET.  Henltti  Is  Knslilonulili', und   Her* Ai* _  Few Hints KuiriiriUiiff It.  Soro tnront nml lionrsoness aro somo-  tlines caused by cold fret, and tlie.������o tiro  ovIIm which moot women���������Indeed most  persons���������aro anxious to avoid, especially  persons who sing, as so many do in tlioso  days. Thoro Is always a draft on tlio floor,  evon In well warmed nnd woll joined  bouses. Therefore women subject to chills  and to cold foet should not wenr thin, low  fillpj-ors during thu winter, oven within  doors, but should Instead keep to wnt'iii,  lilpli boots or quilled Juliets, which protect, tho ankles. Thick soled walking  boot?, with woolen or chamuirf insole*:,  Rliotild bo worn out of door*, and cloth  {���������alters reaching to the knee,  Tbo eyes are liotiefltcd by being bathed  In very hot water r..ttior than culd.    Thin  -^a  SKATING COSTtiMi:.  tends to nllay nny inflammation of tlio  lids. A sty may bo driven nwny'by n per-  Ristentnpplicatton of water as hot us it can  bo borne.  It is said that a mixture of half alcohol,  half water, with a few drops of glycerin  added, will prevent the hairs of tlioeyo-  brows from fulling out if it is rubbed upon tlicm daily.  To soak ink spots in milk is recommended as a sure way of removing tlicm. Tlio  remedy seems almost too simple, but is so  easy and harmless that it is worth a trial.  Inferior toilet soap is one of tho most  prolific sources of red and rough hands.  Only the best soap should bo iii-'cd, nnd tho  best does not always mean-he 3110-it highly  perfumed or the most prettily packed. A  pure soap, containing healing as woll as  cleansing ingredients, is a necessity, and  when any make is found to answer this  description it should be regularly employed.      ' - '  Tho cue shows n skating gown of blue  "cloth embroidered with blnuk soutache.  Tho blouse jacket of darker blue, velvet is  trimmed with chinchilla bauds anti opens  over a plastron of blue cloth braided with  black. The sleeves are nlso of braided  cloth' and tho bolt of liligrcc. .The Mini  velvet toque is ��������� trimmed with chinchilla  and white quills.. .1 cuio Ciioiakit-  FASHION NOTES.  Items of Interest "With Kcspeet to tlio  Fcxufnine Wardrobe.  Embroidery, whicli is so lavishly employed on ball and reception costumes, is  by no menus absent from less ceremonious  toilets and is seen on street gowns, and  especially on wraps���������rcdingotcs, capes and  jackets. One of the richosG varieties of  embroidery, as well as the newest, shows  an application of black velvet on whito  a-itin, enriched with jet and jewels of turquoise. Applications of green velvet on  black cloth, ombroidcrcd wilh steel, aro  also very effective. These applique embroideries, while exceedingly striking and  rich looking, nro more costly in tho miit-  _ters_of_time,^_Pj?tor^c___~-iUi^Mnc_s_9.yaij~d_  than in apything else, anil niliy bo niado  by tho amateur' provided she copies a good  dosign and has abundant leisure.  Muffs, which nre of ample sizo this season, but perfectly plain or fancifully trimmed according to taste, aro bung about  tho nock  by a narrow  ribbon of black  LORD  CROMSR.  Xlio  Statesman   Wln>  May  Yi-t   no lord  Nnllsllliry'i. Succi-.sSOl*.  Sir ICvolyn flaring, Karon Cromor, who  senilis to bo lu favor as tlio successor of  Lord ftilli-bnry in ilm foreign olllco, is  tlio man who has won such distinction as  the chief financial nud political agent ot  Gn~nt Hiilniii In Kgypfc. Thosowhn think  that. :i ftrong foreign policy is needed now  iniit'i) than over before for British supremacy In tliu I'ast., Iinliovo Lurtl Cromor to  ho just tliu man for the place. Lord  (-Iroiuer i.s jusc r,n j-'mi-.s old and has seen  much of public, serv'i'u   sinco   Im   entered  5_x2_-3_3~i*i  NEW C,-.P1~.  molro or by a plain or jeweled chain ot  ftold or silver. Muffs of velvet nnil Ince  are not tho only hind which are ru tiled and  ornamented, fur mtilTs beingoft_nfinished  Iiy n wide frill of fur at each end, which Is  lined with colored satin.  Red dogskin gloves nro seen for the  -treet for cold weather wear. Chaiuoi'  gloves aro yet warmer, having moro the  texture and surface of flannel. Their onr  defect is that thoy come only in white or  light yellow. Tbey may lie wnslicil in snap  nnd water, liko a handkerchief, however,  nnd if thoy aro pulled nud rubbed until  ihey aro soft after they nro dry tlio gloves  will lio as good as new.  An illustration is given of one entirely  novel capo design. The. garment is ot  black mlroir velvet and is cut, in a shawl  form, tho front cilgrs forming rmpiill"S.  Tho lower edge is bordered with c'hini-hill.i  nnd tho high, flowing collnr i.- edncd ami  lined with chinchilla. Incrustations of  Ince and jet form the decoration, and the  Caps is lined, with light eiik.  ' Jl'DIC CII0U.ET. .1  ^^F  * I.011U ciiOMi'i:.  tho Royal Artillery iu JS5S. J'"or four  yutirs ho acLoil tis secretary of Lord Xoi'th-  brook, his cousin, whilo tho latter was  viceroy of India. Tn 187V ho was appointed a conimis-sionor of t,ho Kgyiitian publio  debt, and in IS"!), when the Khedive Ismail was dapos-ud, lie represented I'higlaml  and France as ono of the e.onci'ollers-  genoral. In ISSO Lord Cromer's services  in Kgypl, received public recognition in  his appointment to t.ho olllco of finance  miniscer on tho vice-royal council of  India, under tlio Marquis of Ripon. In  1SSU ho succeeded Sir Kdwaril Mulct as  British ngonl, consul-general and minister plenipotentiary in I'lgypu.  Lord Cromur is n, man of quick decision  anil great dolorinimition. Ilu would, "so  his friends believe, conduct, tho foreign  ollico with such heartiness as io leave no  douDG hi tlio mind of thu world as to  what Kngland proposes to do in lho snarl  in China. Tn Kgypt, he ruled with tin iron  hand, and his lilies .-mil,ilcr-i'at inns hear  witness t.o the u**iccm ho is hold in as an  tmcnui'-romi'-ing servant, of -Uritish su-  proiiiacy.  GERHARD!"  HAUPTMANN*  Gi_.niliii  rinynriglil  Who Is tliu (ii-cfitest  l.lti'vuvy J'i^iire of tiie JJuy.  fierhiirdl. ICiiiiptin.-inn, rhoCiornian plny-  wriu'lir', who is liti-iiii'ml by (Tust.ave Kobbo  to lie the "grmitisii figure in C'uii'nian  literatnri: Lii-iliiy,'" is only li-"i years old  and yet has produced nine dramas, each  of which Mr. Kobbo prnnounc.s great..  Indeed, the critic considers that tin' Cer-  mail poet has ;i claim to bo" called the  lender of thu poi"'.** now alivo.  Says ivobbu: "Iiauptiiiami is tbo ono  living pool, who is aiso a born writer,of  plays, tho one living master of realism  who is nlso a rraster of idealism.'" This  certainly-is the crown of praise, and yer.  Hnuptuiami ii.-is no translators.  His plays  Gi'liltAHOT IIAUPT.MAN-Y.  ire analytical, but thoro is al-o in them  tho throb of poetry and the glow of passion1. Ho is nob an'Ibson; he is not Maeterlinck. Of Ibson and Zola llaiiptinann  -ays: "They are not, poets: thoy aro  accessary evils. What they oiler ns is  medicine." But'Ilauptm.-inii. according  to Kobbo, "offers us drama,' not" physic;  poetry, not pathology."  Haupiiuniin is nu interpreter anil a  leader of tho literary movement th.-it  -prang up in Ucrinauy a few years after  tho war with France, but ho is not "de-  -.-luient." His play, ,-Vor Sonncnauf-  iiiing," the jusl, fruits of his genius, deals  in an almost brutal manner with tho  0:111=0 of heredity. This drama disclo-cs a  profound knowledge of p-yehology, physiology and patliolosy that is not often  met with in mere literary   authors.  QUEEN OF THE SKI.  WISS FREDA KNAGEN LEAPS BEYOND  ALL  COMPETITORS.  PARLIAMENTARY  s "resident Zclnyaor Nicn~rnsua.  Late advices indicate that Nicaragua  is ou tho verge of another revolution, and  Costa Rica is backing the movement.  Niearaguan exiles aro jubilianc and predict that President Kclay.i. although suc-  ee*"-ful in crushing, in his four years of  oflice, many revolution-:, will havo to fall  now. This movement is this ro-nilf; of a  fusion of the Conservative party with the  dissident Liberal wing. It is learned that  Dr. Allan Ciu'deiris   who   was   president  ' /_//,u.'i������.rtf  I'Itt>II)I XT ZIXAYA Of  This Noriveifinil l.mly Hns Mtulo :i Itecm-il  l.iMiuit ol* 10:1 1-2 1'eel nntl .T.nntletl  Snlely uu Hor l'������et��������� K.vcitiii]; Sport iu  Nurwiiy���������Siiiiietliinic About tlio National Came nf Thnt Country.  .Ski-ingJ C|ueeu nf national sport, is at  It! -/.eultli in Xur.viiy. Tho country at its  be-t is i\ desolate part, of theearthin winter, unil were it not for some such healthful, i'lsjiiclng, invigorating ami c.~~li!!iir-  uiing iia.-timu as that jn-nviilcil by thu  gieat outdnur giiim: of ihu Norwegian,  thoro would not be iiiiu-h in life lor tho  iiilnbiliiiits of ilitit, iiurtiwi'ii land.  'J'ho iici'i'���������ni'y elements for Iho succe1**--  ful pi'.'iellcing of the novel sport uro: snow  llmi li-.-s deep. ci'is]i nnd Jinn; a cold,  frosty air, and a whule**omo nppctito for  outdoor recreation. When tho limo for  eki-ing is ripe. Norway turns out in counties', in villages and In chilis. Only those  who havo seen' a grand ski-ingcelebration  can reali/.u the enjoyment, of participating  in iiii- anui-fcniuiiii, and feeding ono's  system on 'the pure, frosty and invigorating air. "lcighingj skating or tobogganing  li;i\o their own peculiar charms, but none  at its best begins io uurnpiirc with ski-ing.  (Jliristlanin, has como to bo recognized  as the great contei' tor this winter recreation, and lioliiienkolleu. one of iho groat  heights iu t.ho vicinity of tho city, is the  ski-ing l'.endquai'lei's. IIo.'o all tho great  riiiiipclitions are held, aim in tho presence  of i"!ou=;ii.iis ol enthusiastic spectators,  anil alrended by the greatest amount of  excitement soon at any public event in  iho world, is hold tho big meeting of  skilled ski-iers which has como io be  known as the ���������*I!crby of Norway."  -  Thu bill on which tho great oven' is  held U:ok= so formidable that to ono unacquainted with the skill of the Norwegians at their great; national sport, it  would seem' as if iti descent; must bo accompanied by the lo=s of life, or at least  hy lho breaking; of limbs. I?oth its height  and s.tCepne.-s, however, are greatly ox.-ig-  rii~:i>A KN.v  W0ND1-.IIFU1., l.UAP.  NICIIIAOI-A.  of Nicaragua from 1SS3 to 1SS7, is the  head of a band -wliich invaded San Juan  del Sur from tho Costa Rica frontier.  PROGRESS     OK     THE  RAILWAY BILL  YUKON  Thirty-Nine of n Majority After Four  Weeks Discussion��������� A Prospective  Gold Baron Watching His Own  Creation���������Thu Government Majority  Was Reduced Ey Ten Votes.  ! and sixty miles of light railway along  SYNOPSIS I the river route, whnl will be llie pru-  I bnlile lost of -.~)0 miles of line over  mountain ranges to I "oi t. Simpson?  Tlieie will be no land grain, in the  Yukon for this because no Companv  is lilci-ly io lake whnl McKenzie unit  Maim will leave after six years of  picking anil choosing. So then we  an nn l lie verge of a new outlay of  several million dollars to inaUii lhe  S'.iokini! railway sate. This is llie  position which according lo the opposition ai, Ottawa, called lur a cue*  Jul invesiigalion before this hind grunt  passed. I'\.r it, mny well be thai a rond  io the Yukon run In; obtained which  will mil, cost, more altogether ihnn the  "���������iivfi'iiiiii-iit. pioposcs lo pay lor a  small part ol it. In fact Sir Charles  Tti|ipi'r tit'cliiri tl on .Mi,ml iv ilu>t, be  would uiiileriaKi' to Unci a company  wlio would build the whole rond to  l'ottSiuipsou for thf sanie land grniit  that, is voted to McKenzie and Alann  lor io=s ihiin tt <|ii.irter of it.  who .-~i~t'K~-  1 leie are the names of lhe Yukon  dob iter."- of I ist week, the left, hand  column ooniuiniiig lho Government  oral ors and the other the opposition:  1'ifif ltussell  Tho Premier  Mr iMoi'i'ison  Mr Glim Hun  Then there  Casey and Mr,  supporter.-, w  lr.iut. When  u a i     found  Sir C Tupper  .Mr Poster  llv M(intrigue,  Mr I_>.iviti  .Mr Pope.  Mr (imiin  Sir (111 Tupper  Mr Hcrg run  Mr Powell  Mr Cltiticv  Dr Sproule -  was Mr. Oliver, Jlr.  Jlcruncs, Ufivernnient  ho clonoiinct.il tho con-  t.he v.ile w.-i-, taken ih  that    thu   Covi'riimuiit  [Sj.ccit:! CtirrrKjiiiUilrnce  lo  Tllli Cal-  ll.lltY  JlUltAl.lJ, |  Ottawa, March J I,���������Ye.-ip, one litin-  drcd   and eleven: nuys,   seventy two!  ll. was   Dr. .1. G.   lioiirinol.  .-iiilnof of  many  hunks,    who   called    out iheso  numbers,   llrst   in   Englit.li,    llien   in  French,   having   fir.-l   bowed   to    the  Speaker.     Rosy-lingen'tl   dawn     was  causing lho lights to shine  red under  the glass rout.    Nino score wenty men  were there,  whom the shouting, singing and   horse-play,      which    iilwiys  takes place befuve  division at nighl,  while  ihe    whips   are   scinching "| lie  myriad  avenues of   llie building  and  gathering in the ineiubeis, had wakened.    Pages, who hatl taken short n:i-is  on thu   steps lending   lo Lbe Spcilcer's 'Sir L Davies  chair, were nli'if .'inductive  now,  anil i Dr Huthcrl'oict  from'   the     gallery  opposite     several ' Jlr Pish.ir  groups of  Indies, some  in full evening   Kir ll Cutwriglit  dress, leaned over t he balcony rail lo I Mr Kir/.pati icn  witness   the  spectacle.    SiaiHli.ig  fnr I Mr Tartu  b.'ic-i- in   the Speakei's g.illeiv,   whoti*. j Hev Maxwell  floor  rises as u  lececlcs,  wasa hbick-  whiskerecl, strong loolimg mini watching tho scene ��������� with a slightly ihterert-  ed   look,   apparently   less    icineerned  ill.'in   most of'the younger and nioi'i'  -plendid   looking people  hetweeii him  and the Chamber.  WHAT   IT  ill RANT  Tin* number-" called bv Dr. ISouriiicil  signified thu will uf tin* Commons toward the Yukon contMt.'t. Sof.irtis  one vote could do it, that hour witnessed the liiinsifc:' nl probably five  million acres of lho choice of lho  Yukon gold lands to William Jl.-tc*  .kenzie and Donald Mtinn. And lhe  calm looking stranger with the black  beard, who gravely observed lho inetii-  bers rise one alter another while assistant clerk Laplnntci called ' their  nani~s,.was Wilh.im MnckeiiKii*., Did  tho millionaiio contractor, 'who  twenty years ago left liis country  home to woi k'aniong llie navvies, see  visions in the dim morning light, of  fitluie Klondike! anil KI Dorado and  Bonanza creeks among his live, million  acres? Had he in his eye the prospect of tens of thousands of 'Canadian  ���������men braving the hardships of that  Arctic region looking for gold for  thenisolvos, but. destined "to find gold  mines to he gathered in by Jlackonzio  and Mann? For he knows as well as  the good Libeial member for Alberta."  that  every   miner   in   all   that   vast  country will-be a prospector-ior Mac-   u,,,s iimi   ex-ministers     present  kenzie and Mann. party  wou]ti ^j,,, half.    Fully  WHAT UE HICAKI) C  '.The   man in the   gallery had   heard   senators took pari  many   thingb   eluiirig   th'at    fourteen  hour's' ;sitling,    lie   bad   heard     Mr.  Foster toll  once more how Jlr. Siftuu  aud lhe olher minsters nad r?fiijeil to  deal  with   any    contractors    excop  majority, siippus'.il io be fifty, h.iil  fallen Io Uf), which was quite a chsap-  poiulnienl lo a Government; expecting  large sitppurl. bosidu.s I ho wlmlo vote  of us on n puny. Jlr. IJorden'saiiiuud-  ment was lost by it larger niiijoritv  beeause lho whole Government siilu  voted against il, tmcl thiuu New  Brunswick , uieinbers, ' Jlr. Coitigaa,  Jlr. Utile and Jlr. Ulanehard voted  against both motions. ' Dr. Rethune,  ol Nova Scotia, and Col. Hughes, of  Otilaiio. were the only Conservatives  who voted for the contract. Though  Parliament has dune nothing else lor  four weeks, there is rcison I.n fear lhat  Yukon will be the main theme, for  another letter, as it is now announced  that the House will bu continuously  tu committee uh the details.  OTIIKllTIIINtiS  A magnilicnt meet ingof the British'  Empire League, formerly the Imperial  Federation Is ague, took place this  week. Years ago when the writer  first- attended those mceUng*-. only  Conservatives were found there, bul  loyally is now (be fashion cm the  | other side too, and of the dozen niinis-  1 <j,,q    iirul      ���������v-n.ii,,Lli������,u ,-....._..,.._-     (Jjieb  iiity  uieinbers of Parliament and many  Tho meeting uii-  nniinnihlv tesolvud tli.it .-in Imperial  arrangement ought"to li** inncle whereby Great Biit.iin should secure her  food supplies from the colonies, lt  was also resolved thiit  Canada xhOtild  Mackenzie and Jlann, and had turned I spend some money tunning her  const  gerated co the sight; by reason of lho  niaiitlo of white that covers it. It is 1(30  leet, above the level of tho lake, which  ffirms a plain at .its lia=o, tho slope or  track bjing ISO yards long, tho angle of  thu upper two-thirds to iho '-hop," or  platform, whence tlio leap is made���������as  will bu presently explained���������being about  J.~i degree.-, and tho lower'portion 23 do-  giees.  A cpmpe'iior starting from the top  slides down the hill on wooden runners  strapped to thu feoc, with ever-increasing  speed, until bo reaches,tho_ ''.hop." On_  -aiTiYii_-g~~it~- thi~f--pl.Itlo.-iii hoT~~~~~s-~n_~~~  the air, .md landing skillfully on the  soft snow, continues tho slide, wilh tho  iiifi'eased momentum.gathered from the  leap, until ho reaches tlie plain at'tho  foot, whore ho s;,ops his furcher progress  by making a dexterous turn.Jand twisting  suddenly with his face to tho slope down  which he has descended at such breakneck s] o:d.  It need hardly bo said that it requires  nerves of steel, as woll as wonderful skill,  to shoot down such a, declivity and' to  take the mighty leap from the platform.  It imi'-c lie remembered that in a leap of  sixty feet, tho sheer fall is about thirty  feet. -It. is in tho-taking of this leap that,  the most exciting part of ths performance  is exhibited, and en which the iippluii**e  of tlio spectators is concentrated. The  greater tho leap tho more applause and  honor for the ski-ior.- Tho record leap,  until recently, was S7 feet, whicli was  made by a during youth tit ono of tha  Ilobncnkollen meetings. This record was  beaten, in a manner that drovo the spectators wild with enthusiasm, by tho queen  of ski-iers, Mi<-s l-'redaKii.-igcii.abruiietlc  beauty of Clirlsllariia, who has well won  her royal title. This lithe limbed and  athletic beauty has distanced all competitors in tho thrilling slide down tho hill,  and in tho leap has leffovory one far.behind. Tlio women havo'never been able  to como anywhere near her record leap,  and the best jump to tho credit of a man  is so far short of hers as to make it almost hopeless to beat; her.  Usually the sexes aro divided in tho  competitions, but this year a change was  made in tho rules of the game, by which  ir, was arranged for men find women to  take the slide in competition. Tho result  has shown tho wisdom of tho move.  Miss Freda Knagei). when making her  second great jump, came down tho hillside with the speed anil grace of a bird  on tho wing, darted from the platform  far in advance of the nearest sfci-icr, anil,  to tho astonishment of tho people of  Christiania, almost; every mnn. woman  and child of whom had assembled to wit-  no-s the sport. Freda sailed out into  -pic.*, and landed gracefully ou her feet,  with a successful bound of 103J������ feet to  her credit, Which figure K,inds to-day as  th^ record jump of .'ki-ing in Christiania.  After her great feat, Mi-s Kuagcn became the heroine of Christiania. By no  other means could sho have won so much  honor. Sho ha������ been feted and flattered  enough to turn tho head of a woman  who was not born to receive laurel  wreaths.  Tho healthful effect, of ski-ing is to bo  seen in tbo bright eyes, ro-y cheeks and  robust forms of the Norwegian girls, who  share with tho stronger se._ the delights  of the great national game.  away with scorn uiii|ieven with reproach and calumny an eipi'illy  jwealty man >who; would 'gladly have  hud "the 30b at one quarter thei price.  He had heard many members complain thai all other contractors were  kept at a distancp, while he .and he  only got the ear of Mr. Sifton, so deaf  to other men. lie had heard high  praise given to him for his cleverness  in,dealing with a too * confiding Government. Ho heard that ardent reformer, George Casey, say that I hi?  contract was a violation of lhe principles of good government and of  honest dealing, and that Jlr. Siflon  nol, being a poker player' had been  easily beaten by tho contractor at a  game ot blulT. lie heard Mr. Charlton,  who had ncvei yet voted no when his  leader voted ves, except on questions  of Sunday and seduction^ confess that  the contract had been with dillicuity  -made-acce~-t-ible-to���������hini"r-:"-Ilo~'h\-ifi.-tl  another good Liberal describe the  ti'.in*~iic'tion as a vicious one. And ho  saw four supporter's of the Government desert them to vo.te the other  way. and a dozen more refuse lo vole  at till.  The man in the gallery saw as niuhl  wore into morning. Sir-Charles Tupper hold the Moor for two and'a half  Hours iu the face 'of interruption, careless of fatigue, defending his own  position from all assailants, silencing  even Col. Dumville, usu-illy at irte-  prcssihlnasa voung rooster ciowiug  at dayliitht. it bad not much bearing |  on the Yukon deal when tho Colonel  shouted that he himself wns not-shipping liquor to, the Yukon, but it  c.illctl forth the neat. reply that (he  member for King - county was probably keeping it for Dome consumption.  The Yukon question has been discussed so much in earlier reports lh.it  it is only worth while to mention now  the changes developed last week. All  Jlond.-iy was employed in a debate on  the action of the United States' Senate  which cU'cicli-U to allow no Canadian  goods to be bonded at Wrangel for  Canada unless the ti.-insliipni'.nl w.-.s  allowed to New England fishermen on  the Atlantic cq.'iM.' Let it be rcinum-  heied l but Wr'nngfl is the entrance of  the Stickine, and the  Stickine i.s  tbe  llshi'i-men and sailors for, the naval  reserve, and that cable connections  should be established .with' Australia.  Itis announced'by the Minister-of  Justice that tbe plebiscite bill will be  introduced within ten days.  ' The Canadian Press Association-had  two days session last week at Ottawa.  Many members of P.irli-mieut who are  old newspaper men, were with them,  and Loiel and L-'uly .'Abuuleen ad-  dies*ed the scribes.} j  IMPERIAL B^HK  Head Office, -Toronto  Paid_Up������Capital_s>^JS2ie00,000.  ?^serve     -    -.. -    -������ 1,2013,000  Directors:  H. S. Howlarm, President  T.Tl. Mcrritt, Vice Pres., (St. Catharines)  William Kamsay, Xtohert .Taffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Elias Uogers.  D. K. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon     [Portage la        |V-ts:couvei  Calgary . Prairie Winnipeg  Edmonton I Prince Albert |Ilovolstoke  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO.  I-St-ex Niagara Palls   ISt. Thomas  Fergus        Port Colborne .Toronto  Gait Rat Portage     jWelland  Ir.gersoll   iSaultSt. Jlarioi'vVoodbtock  |St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec-  Agents   m   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agent-- in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, ��������� Pirst National  Bank; St, P.uil.'Second National Hank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  md    upwards    received    and  uaierroa.l   lo   the   pioposod   Yukon   ^tefest allowed.  Debentures ��������� Provincial,  Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Avail  Yukon rail wav. If Canadian goeils  cannot pass Wrangel tbey cannot use  Un-r.-ulwiiv, and it is announced hy  ono Senator that the United States  Treasury board claims the right fo  levy duties on fill goods passing up the  Stiikinc whether Ihey are Canadian  goods or nol. Xins raised the question whether-the ".iirCanadi.in rotile"  is Canadian fit, all. and Sir Chirles.Mr.  Fostfr, and olher members ot the op-  nosipuii siile a^kei'l* the Government  whether they proposed to reconsider  t In* situat ion. The i eply was u, furious  charge of disloyalty. Three ministers  .ittackrd'he opposition for proposing  to surrendJf to the CniLeil Slates,  while the opposition speakers declaiiil  that I hev only wauled to keep the  proposed highway within Canadian  conliol. Sir Louis D.ivies was glorious m liis indignation bul afler a'l the  Premier announced that tbe (ioveiu-  ment piopo'i'd lo i-xtc ml tbe road.to  a Car-adian pent in Ilriti-h Columbia  and thus cscnp" the Stickine and  Wrangel altogether-.  ANOTIIKH IilCJ, OUTLA \'  If it costs four million acrrs of the  best gold lands in the Yukon to procure the construction of oiie hundred  able tit all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, -Europe,  India, Chiva, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, elo*  Gold   Purchased        ,,  This Bank Issues Epaclal Receipts  which will bo accounted for at any of  ths Hudson's Bay Co's   Posts in tlio  Yukon anl_ northern districts.  A  R. B   HEARN.  Manager Revolstoke Brar. _h  oyal Hotel  CAIGA.RY  Near the C. F. R., Station.  Kates to suit the time*., from $1 to  $1.50   per   day.   according to  location of rooms.  Satisfaction guaranteed.  Rcilly- & Archer,  Proprietors  ���������     ���������     ���������     ���������  An Ov<?rlool<ed  Feature of  Newspaper Advertising  An important,, though often overlooked feature of  nowspaper advertising is the good- feeling' which s pleasant  invitation, neatly placed in type, produces. Acquaintanceship  between our readers and ^advertisers is begun at the veir  first time your advertisement appears.. Tho 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 is advertised; he is welcome ; he has  been invited to come.    With what'confidence you inquire for  an advertised article: the proprietor himself'believes in it,   '  wants you to try it, is interested iri your getting ' it. ' This  very good .will, this appreciation of courtesy, this satisfaction    "  in being pleasantly asked, has been the foundation of many a '_ .  successful business. * -;���������  Newspaper   advertising   is. .something   uiore   than _,  spending money in the newspapers..   If properly done it is ���������;  tho making  oi* acquaintanceship  aiid  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.     Ii 'it  is "worthy,"  people will appreciate being asked:'' ���������   '       .-. ...... J  And if you desire to talk-to the liuying. classes of0  Xorth Kootenay. it can only bedoije, thoroughly through the  columns of THE HERALD, its circulation being atleast four-  times  larger than its competitors!" in  this"; district.'     THE .  HERALD gives the news while it'i.s'news, and is the largest ���������'  paper and only semi-weekly in North-Kootenay. - The wrong  way to compete with jour fellow--ljusiness** inan is ...to! drop -"  advertising.    In this up-to-date age you must,line up with: ...  your.competitors, or the time-will soon come when you" will  ,  see.whe.re .you made the niistake-4-of letting your opponent." -'  do all the advertising. ,., i -.   *���������        .'��������� r   ���������"    -  Now when you have decided, to enlarge your. adver- J  Using space or perhaps only begin, tlie next thing you need is" .-  printed stationery, and the neatest.and best-always enhances"_'-"  your business most.    T^HE HERALD has the only complete -���������'  job plant" in North Kootenay aiuK'rmp-loys^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 stationery '  and arranging for, your  \d. then sulisci-ibe for THE HERALD  and. you are on the right road'to do business oh'~ up-to-date   .  .principles.  Be up-to-date:. ."Qp-business with THE HERALD.  THE H6RAfcD, Heveistbl<e.  .R.&N.  1= thp Shortest ana  -   . .Quickest Line to. J.  WALLACE,   PAR.M1NGTON, _  '"PULLMAN;":" -LEWISTON,  COEUR, D'ALENE  MINES.  DAYTON"," WALLA WALLA,  PORTLAND.    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCISCO, MOSCOW,  o.        CRIPPLE CREEK,  AND   ALf- POINTS   EAST OR   SOUTH.  f anadian  \|?dcificl^  ANDSC O PACIFIC. LINE.  The best-and 'cheapest route from?  Revelstoke to all points east and'west.���������  Throjdgh tickets to . Vancouver,'.  Winnipeg, St; .Paul. Chicago, New.  York.'Montreal and Toronto.  First-class dining and sleeping cars  on .all'trains.      "";  Through-tourist-.'cars to St, Paul*  daily, and to Toronto every Monday, "  Montreal and Boston on Thursday, and-  Moutrealand Portland eyery Friday.',?  Purchase tickets to your destination  and have baggage checked through.  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .    .  EAST  Via S'llt Lake, Denver,  Omaha and Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to   and from  Europe and other foreign countries  Train for the East and Portland  departs 7:15 p.m. daily. Wallace and  Moscow accommodation depaits5 7:45  a.m.. daily. Through service. No  delays or lay overs anywhere,  Gelt through tickets and further information of O..R.;& N. city ticket  ollice,    No.    -130.   Riverside    avenue,  corner Stevens St., Spokane.. Wash.  -���������".    -    -        J. Cajiphell,  General Agent, Spokane.  XV. H. Ilurlburt, G. P. A.. Portland.  Spokane Falls and J_optliepn  .Nelson and Ft. Sheppard  }���������������������������    Red-Mountain Rys.  The on'? nil rail rontr without ch-Dire o  car* littivpi ������i Spokane. Non_.ix.Tt. llewslnnd  nnd Nelson; ateo between J~oS-!-_d and  Nelson.  DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  I.EAVK. NOU1HPOHT AKBIVE.  For Spokane��������� From Spokane���������  1-20 p.m.  For RoisUnd-  1:10 o.m ,  For NeLjon���������  1:10 t~.ni    lr_0p.ro.  From Roaeland���������   L10a.ni.  From Nelson���������   12JSp.m.  Close connections att*'el"on with steamer  for Kaalo and all Kootcnaj Lake po.nta.  Passengers for Kettle llivcr and Boundary.  Creek connect at Marcus with stage dailv.  Through tickets to Wrangel,  Juneau,-Sitka, Skngway, Dyea. Pyramid ������ Harbor Landing and Haines  Mission. Full information as to rates  and routes furnished and berths  reserved;  For full  information  as  to  rates,,  time,-etc., apply tO-jearest agent, to  ... ���������   T. W. BRADSHAW.  'A .        * Ajfent, Revelstoke.  -i .   Or to E: J. COYLE,  .Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  The Canadian Pacific 8teamihip Companj'���������  Steamer*-- Nalrtup and Kooteoar .le������T������  -xrowhetd dally for all point- in aooUmay.  maktn?yoonne-Uon at Nfikmp for all points  -xrowhetd dally for all point- in  maklnz^-OODDeeuon at Nfiknip for all noli  on Nakrwp and Slocan Railway, and Slocan  Lake.  Close .connection at Robson for Nel_o_.  Kaslo.-Balfour, Pilot Bay. Trail. Roaalaod,  Northport and all points sontb.  For fait information, ticket), map*, etc.  call on or address  T. W. BRADSUAW.  Agent Revelstoke.   Or to  W. B. OAK8UN.  Travelling Paaseagar Agent, Nclsoa-  E.J.COYXE, Dis. PassengerAnei>t.V������noonTer  TIME Cr\RD  Subject to change without no_o<~.  .'Trainsran on Padflo Standard Time.  G0I.CG WIST  8-00 a m I_eare  8as am  938 am  t_51am  lCh03am  10:18 a tn  10*33 am  DAtt* OOrSO SAST  ..Kaato _ArriTO S_50 p ro  - SonttTFork...  ....Sproule's....  ...WhlWwater...  ....BearLake...  ...aioaftican....  Codr anbctlon  ������15pro  *I5 pm  IMOPH)  I:lSpn~ ,  1.3* p m  1:11 pm  11M0 am Arrive.... _*_do_ .... Ijeare ISO p m  ; cosv UKK  Leave ~I-C-._m....SandO- Arrive 11:15an  Arrive 11-30 am ....Cody leave IIS a m  BOBKBT. IRVINO  O.F.an_P.A.  t QEO.r.OOPXLAin>-  i     enpeilat������a ������oi: rHi^i-^.i-f-.-t...^-.  WALL  PAPER  of nil,the hi test patterns.  nnd  styles just' received'  at Canada' Drug V_ Hook  Co., Limited, Kevelstoke  Statifm, IJ. C.  THE    CANADA    DRUG    &  BOOK CO., Limited, have  all kinds of  IPoVsi O^ssobo  T@ofl(g1- ������������&|ps  Try their Tar'Soap, only dOc.  per cake.  Everything .in  Medicines.^'".  of   the   best -quality,  the  at  o  anacia Drug'.&���������..  JBo.ok Co., Ltd.  CnAs. P.. Macdonald, Miumger.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  LOCAL ANp'jjENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items Round and.  About Revelstoke.-  ���������Sale now on ���������  Stevknson to Co'..  J. W. Haskiri's'has gone'lo Klondike  hy the Stikine; route.        ..-,     .   . ���������  ���������The Cosgrcives atTuppirig's Theatre  tomorrow night and Friday.        - ,A  Mr. and Mrs..Thompson E. L. Taylor  returned from their honeymoon tour  on Sunday by the delayed No. 2.  Mr. W. A. Lipughcud intends to convert his resid-nce.vbi.'Meke.nzie-Ave.  iii to a store in.the course of a month  or so.  ���������Great Bargains'���������'       '"-   ��������� ���������  Stbvexson" to Co.  .Some enterprising citizens of Albert  Canyon are publishing a typewritten  gazette of doings "in that mining camp,  entitled the Canyon Recorder.   ..  ���������The artists of (he Cosgrove Co.: John  Cosgrove, Harry Fay, Jas. Hall, the  Misses Lillian tind Ada J. Cosgrove,  and Miss Evelyn  -Mackie. elocutionist.-  The gold commissioner has forwarded the petition foi';a.;.grant. of .$10,000  to construct a "wagon road tip the  north fork of the .Liirdeau, to headquarters. "      -. ' '    _T"- ���������'  .   ���������  Mr. and 3If:s; "Pe"i;cy -Walton have  returned from the" east and will take  up their residence'here, as Mr. Walton  bas'secured a position outhe stall of  the Hotel Revelstoke. ���������'  ���������Take advantage   of  the   bargains  ���������while-they-last-at'  ; Stevenson to Co. '  The scow and machinery belonging  - to the Revelstoke Development 'Co.,  which had been sunk by the ice. was  raised last week. The entire outfit  ���������was purchased by'Mr. J. A, Magee, of  Comaplix.  ���������Go and see' Star Pointer and Joe  Patchen trot their famous race .* time';  2.01,at Terre,Hatite,Ind.,'tr"ue as life at  Tapping's Theatre tomorrow night by  the Cosgrove Co.  -, /  Gold Commissioner Sibbald returned  from his official trip to the Lardeau  on Sunday morning. He- found considerable progress made wilh the work  of opening out the wagon road to  Trout Lake City and Ferguson, and  a vast improvement already effected  by the work. The "most, of tlie job  should be finished this|we'ek.  Frank Berthune and pat;ty returned  on Tuesday from their-prospecting  trip towards the Big Bend. They tried  to get bottom on Cummins' creek, 12  miles north of Kinhasket lake, but  failed owing to the"quantity of water.  As it would.(ake a great deal of labor  to overcome this difficulty bv the construction of ;i drairi- the work had to  he abandoned as the pal'-ty was too  small for such an undertaking. _Frank  reports that good gold prospects can  lie got anywhere with the pan irr that  locality.���������Golden Era.  A prospector' named Corrigan. of  Donald, was found dead in his cabin  _rm Bald Mountain on Tuesday It  .seems tlmt he.went out some time ago  io a claim which he owns on the mountain. The trip seems to have exhausted him. forh~~1ii~.il evidently -just got  inside his shack, shut the door and  dropped dead .while in the act of taking  off his clothes apd going to bed. He  had been.deajd &Vlong time. Volunteers  were called for- .-it Donald yesterday to  bring the body into that town. He  v.is 60 years of age.���������Golden Er.t.  Mr. G. J. Atkins has gono to the  coast..  XV. II. Viekers arrived in town on  Monday from Trotit Lake.  The delay to the No. 1 is due to snow  east of Swift Current on the plains.  Mr. M. .1. Empey, a former resident  of Revelstoke, is registered at the Victoria.  Three bundled Klondikers left on  Monday's train for the north from  Calgary.  The No. 1 arrived in seven sections,  all loaded right down with Klondikers,  last night.  The process of throwing the old  Stockholm house out of the windows  of the new one is going on today.  Mr. Jas. Hutchison is havibg his  residence on First St. finished. Messrs.  Pippy & Wright are doing the work.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Howson arrived lust-  night on the second section of the train  from the east. They are staying at  Mr. Jus. McMahon's.  Mr. XV. Whyte, General Manager,  came in from the west on Saturday  and went south. He is expected to  return this evening.  ���������Tickets for the Cosgrove concert  are on sale at F. B. Well's, Revelstoke  post office, at Chas. J. Aman's and at  the Canada Drug & Book Co., Revelstoke Station.  Mr. John Cosgrove, manager of the  Cosgrove Co.. was in town yesterday  making arrangements for the appearance of his company *here tomorrow  and Friday nights.  ���������F. L. Lemon has taken live excellent views of the government work on  the river hank. The views are on sale  at the studio of the Revelstoke Photo  Co., Douglas St.   Call and see them.  Judge Forin arrived last night and  opened county court here this morning. The Herald published the docket on Saturday. A full report of the  decisions will appear in our issue of  Saturday,'  The French Creek -company's application against the grant of the creek  leases to Vandall et al. will come up  in Victoiia as soon tis Mr. White, Q.C.,  and Mr. Spragge can get down there  after the country court is over.  A petition for a grant of $6,000 to  build a wttgon road from Eight-Mile  creek up to the head of Gainer creek  has been placed in the hands of the  gold commissioner. The petition is  signed by about 200 free miners interested in tho district to be served by  the proposed road, which will open up  a verv promising' .mineral ��������� si������ction,  .which if itsd'evelopment is assisted by  better transportation facilities, will  speedily be a source of considerable  revenue, to the province.  BIRTHS.  Lauder���������On  the 22nd iniX, the wife  of James Lauder, of a son.  DIED  Steed���������On the 23rd  inst., Jessie Florence, the wife of Mr. T. Steed, aged  3".  The funeral will take place at 2 p. rn.  on  Friday, direct  from   the  house to  the cemetery.  Portraits:  at Cost  for the Next  Ten Days Only  NOTE AND COMMENT  Mr. Kellie's proposed Truck Act is  one which, if passed, will have a wide  reaching effect in this district, Briefly  it will render all wages payable in  actual money. If they fire paid partly  in goods, the workman will have recourse against the employer to recover  the amount not paid in cash,  and the employer will have no  recourse against the workman  for lhe goods. And the Act includes  not only employers, but their agents.  The only legal deductions from wages  will be for medicine or medical attendance, and fuel, tools or fodder necessary for the workman's occupation  and victuals prepared and consumed  under the employer's roof. Iti fact  the act, if passed, will remove any  possibility of any cinch by an employer over Ihe workman's .expendituie of  liis wages. The Hekald is entirely'in  record with the spirit of this enactment. Tliere is no doubt, that workmen employed in remote places, mining or lumbering, may be convenien-  ced, by being able to buy what they  require from a store established by  their employer, but they should be  perfectly free to bin- or not, just as  they like. It is not unfrequently the  case However nt present that they  either have to buy there or lose their  job, while their chance in the ease of a  disputed account is small indeed. This  Act. will prevent the possibility of any  suchiiccountsat .-ill.arid put an end tna  good deal of. petty tyranny, which is  none tliu less galling .because it is  petty.  The speaker' has ruled Mr. Kellie's  last batch of mare's eggs olf color.  The lot consisted of seven idiotic questions on the Revelstoke river liank  work. The speaker ruled the whole  lot out of order, "asstaling filets, liial-  teis of argument, inferences and imputations." Most of the questions put  by Mr. Kellie contain inferences and  imputatations," of a miserable picayune stamp, if Mr. Speaker only knew  what was at the bottom of them. Now  Mr. Kellie has polished the lot up. removed the too palpable traces of ���������'inferences and imputations" .and is pestering the attention of the House with  them again. ' '  the paper do something for the town,  because he was too outspoken to suit  the little hole in the corner faction  that ran this, town to suit, their own  ends and helped as much as anything  else to retard its development for so  long. From that ont the Kevelstoke  press was noted throughout (he west  for its dullness and feebleness. The  Mail sat on this place like an incubus  of stupidity and indolence. It says it  was a mazed when the Heuai.d project, of a guide was announced. No  doubt it was. It i.s quite certain nothing of the sort, would ever have occurred to the Mail to take in hand in a  thousand years. All it can do is to  -.uicer nnd belittle. Compared with its  position, the attitude of a yellow dog  yapping behind a team on the street  is full of dignity ami intelligence. Rut  the ginger colored cur cannot stop the  team, nor will the yelping of the Mai  stop any enterprise taken in hand by  this office.  The stupidity, which endeavors to  decry an enterprise taken in hand  with the enthusiastic approval and cooperation of everybody in the district,  except half a dozen hopeless soreheads,  would be worthy of remark in any  other paper but the Mail, but the canting hypocrisy with which it tries to  make capital ont of the request for a  subscription to the enterprise from  the provincial government, requires a  few remarks. Attentive readers of  the Public Accounts return for ISO"  will notice an item on page 17(1 under  the head of Miscellaneous, " Kootenay  -Mail Subscription   to   Mail,   2500  copies feir distribution, $125.00. It  doubtless struck them as curious that  the provincial government or anybody  else should find themselves- in need of  2500 copies of the Kootenay Mail for  distribution. This feeling of surprise  is quite natural. It must be remembered however that beforo the -bright,  and glorionsstar of Kelliewaned in the  politic.-tlsky.there was a kind of a Grit  pull working, which enabled the  Mail, while ostensibly opposing t.he  Turner' government to get any  advertising or other bits of fat that  were going lrom the provincial administration.  I will -jell all enlarged 1'ortraits at cost so as  Hi introduce tliem to the people of Revelstoke.  Seven different kinds of Portraits, from a. 70c.  Crayon to a t2ij life-size hand painting", if yon  have nil}- faded pictures ofj departed friends.  Vou shouldn't ml"*f this opportunity. Everything sold under a guarantee but the 70c.  crayon���������it's cash in advance.  If yon are iut������*rc*iteit in this "ad", call at the  -Jallcry for particulars before this date expires.  lteupcctfully.  ���������J-'.mrrtt  F.  L. LEMON  JOHN   E   WOOD.  Architect,  Builder  Estimates, plans and specifications  furnished on application. Shop and  repair work promptly attended to.  Wood carving a specialty. Work shop.  Front Street.  The more one examines the report  of the Minister of Mines for 1897, the  greater is tlu*. impression left on thu  mind of the very extensive nature of  the "black eye" dealt by it to North  Kootenay. In fact wilh the exception  of a report "of a hurried .trip of three  weeks to the Lardeau in very wet and  bail weather, and a short account of  lhe mismanagement, which led to the  closing of the Lanark mine. North  Kootenay receives no not ice in it at  all. This report is intended to present,  an annual survey of mining progress  throughout the province. Surely the.  extensive hydt-aulicking operations  contemplated on French Creek, the  new mineral lielcls discovered List  summer at Grandview ami Lakeview  Mountains, the silver-gold ore iiearirig  leads of Fish Creek, the Lade Bros.'  discovery of rich gold-benring ore on  Gainer creek, and the big strike of  arsenical iron leads on Ping-ton creek  were worthy of some notice. " Not a  line do thej,-get. Whose fault this in  the HEHALn leaves the various officials  _-i.nd___jlx_ofTie.ial_ I n_______nn r. among.  themselves. Among ihem a gross  blunder has lieen perpttraled and a  gross injustice done to the district of  which Revelstoke is tbe centre. In  future it would be well for them to  have a distinct understanding that in  districts uuvisited by the provincial  mineralogist during the year1, tin-gold  commissioner should be respon-ilile  that that section was represented in  the report of the season, dnrintc which  hi* was drawing the salary for doing  the work of t!u> oflice.  The sili-nc-e of the .Milling Repot t on  this pari of Koiitenay mak*" it "II the  more imperative, that the Itevelstoke  district should be presented in its  proper light to the- nut-id"* public by  some other mean". Tin* map, which  the board of trade is getting np.will be  of tbe greatest use, in this direction.  It, will, if tbey carry out their pre-ent  ideas, present a bird's eye view of tbe  whole of North Kootenay ar.il every  mineral discovery yet ninde in it cm a  scale and with a pree Nion never yet  attempted by any other part of the  country. Another mpiliuui by which  North Kootenay will be advertised  this year is the IfEnAr.n FrVinK, now  in spite of ,-vi>vy clifliculty find obstruction, in a fair way to comnletion  iind as in the case-of the map of the  board of trade, this publication will  surpass in completeness- and smnptii-  niwness any enter-prise of the kind  hitherto prepared in tbe interest of  any section of the country.  F  __*   wxei 4 4  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Agent for the Rliekensder'rer'  Typewriter  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' Furnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  W. B. Pease  arc  cilVering  a  great  variety of  Attention    **** Saturday Sale  On Saturday Next Only can you obtain the following:  Articles at Reduced Prices:  -AXD-  Bearing this in mind the item is not  so mysterious as -at first appearance.  It is not at .-ill probable that the government had any particular need of  2500 copies of the Mail. But the Mail  .���������mil its friends thought that they had  need ofthe $125.(K). And they got it.  A completer rake off is not on record.  Fur when'the Public Accounts return  says "copies" of the Mail, tliis is'on'ly  a figure of speech by which the part, is  put for the whole. What the government really received'forits $123.1)0 was  2500 hand bills coiitftiiiinga description  of Albert Canyon and other parts of  the district, which had previously appeared in the columns of the Mail.  Seeing that the jnatter was already  set for the paper, the actual work cm  tbe prod ue tion ofthis hand bill would  occupy one limn about, half a day. The  paper used in it would be worth about  S1.25. allowimr tint office a fair proiil.  Therefore we find that tbe .Mail..this  virtuous exponent of the new political  gospel of honesty according to Bostock,  this smug preacher of political consistency, this inspired evangelist of the  ethics of government, loading off by  the aid of its friends a job costing at  TlTe"oulsKle about five clollars on to the  government for one hundred and  twenty five dollars. And it has the  brazen impudence to put out, its sneaking insinuations against the Hkiiald  for a-sking the government to assist in  _an enterprise, of the greatest benefit  to tbe country, and that in a way in  which the government will receive the  full worth' of its money. ��������� The combined stupidity, hvpocrisyand impudence  of Oie Mail's attack has managed to  break iti own record for' these qualities, which was before, unsurpassed.  Coffees  Salt Meats,  Salt Fish.  Eggs.  Butter  and Groceries of all sorts of Al  quality and condition.  HAY, FLOUR,  FEED  W.  B, PEASE  & CO.  REVELSTOKE, STATION.  Provincial Secretary's Office  His Honour tlie Lieutenant f'overnor lias  been pleased to make the following appointments:  ;: .'jIIi February, IS'jK.  WILLIAM  IlF-NHO*.-  l'l-lAKC,   of   Itevelstoke, Esq.,  to lie a Justice of the  I'care within and'for the  County of Kootenay.  sth  March, IMS.  Charlks Vy.Ktir.KU k Li.vi>MARK,of Itevelstoke,  Inquire, to Im a ,lu*ticc of the Pence v.itlnu  and lor lhe ���������.'onu';- of K .oteiiHy.  Tbe attack made on this publication  by un alleged newspaper, which is  ���������weekly sneaked out, one can hardly  call it published, in lhis town, is some.*  thing tli it could b-irdly have occurred  except in a place afflicted by this existence of such a miserable, jiuriow-mind-  ed barrel-organ of a miserable narrow-  minded clique. These people eotispired  to run out a newspaper mail of energy  tuul  ability, wlm  ically   was   making  Fains  Bros.  HAVING 'purchased  the Revelstoke store  from C, _B. Hume & Co.,  xva are overhauling the  stock, and putting in a,  stock usually found in a  first class store, and having had considerable experience in this line, we  lind that, cash i.s the most  important factor ; con-  secj uen tly we h avc decided  to sell cheap for cash.  Notice  Notice is horoliv given tlmt application will  be miiile to the Parliament of Canada, ill ils  next session, for an Art tf) incorporate n mm-  pnnv to be known us "The Lynn Omul and  billion Hnilwny Company," with pmier to con-  .strni't, equip, operate anil iniiiiilain a railway  of Ktuniiiiril or anv oilier gauge from a point at  or,near the heml of l.ynn Cminl, nnrlliwiiril  along Pulton's Trail, or ns near thereto n- practicable to a point nt'or near Fort Selkirk, in  the Northwest,Ti'rritoi'ie*, with power to connect with anv railway in j\iiii'victin territory,  ami to construct, maintain nml operate branch  lilies anil nil necessary roadways, bridges  ami  ferric*, and to liuilil, ow n an.l maintain  wlinrve*. nml ilo'-kf in   c< ecliiin   thi'i-uuitli;  to enrrv on in llie Prm iucc of llriil_.li* (Vilmii-  bin anil in the* Nortliwest Territories the  business of carriers, forwimlen nnil triuii-  portntion nircnts ami nil oilier business inriil-  cnt thereto or i-onui'i-teil therewith, ami also  the husiness of w'ii!rliii|*cr-., shippers ami \es-  .scl owner--, anil mny for all or any of tie.' snifl  purposes, purchase, Iir.1.1. leii-e or olhervi*.e  aci|uire timber, lamls, builiiini's, ilnr-ks. works  bouts, vessel*-, vehicles, cowls, wares or merchandise ami other properly real mnl personal,  movable nml iinninriiuU', ami Improve, extend, manage, ilevelop, leaie, iiuirlciiftc,  exchange, sell, ilispose of, ot* turn to account  the same; and niiiv establish shops or stores  on the said lands; ami may purchase ami  vend general iiH>r':hniidisi'. clothing, provisions, stores, macliincrv mill supplies, and  mav deal in mineral proline's, ores, mines and  precious metals, ami geiiernllv may dn till such  cither things as are incidental or conducive to  the attainment of the iihtivo objects lo build,  nequire and operate steam nml other vessels;  to Hike and use waterforgenerating electricity  nnd to transfer and dispose of Ihe power therefrom for lighting, heating and motive purposes; with power nisi* to carry ou the business  -of-n--gencrnl-irndin[;--cnnipiinj-or-nii "express  companv ; nlso lo own. uiiiunge and lease  hotels; 'to acquire timber limits and operate  saw mills for the production nnd sale of  lumber, and lo mine anil develop mineral  lands; and lo carrv on a general mining nnd  ore smelting business im-ludiiig Die erection  unit operation oi smelters and coiicenlrnlnrs;  with power to expropriate lands for tliu purposes of the coinpfinv, nnil to acquire lands,  bonuses, privileges niid olher aids from any  government, iiuiniciinil corporation or other  persons or bodies, ami to levy tuul collect lolls  from all parties using find on nil freight pass,  ing over tinv of such roads, railway, ferries,  wharves and vessels, and with power to make  traffic   or  other  arrangements   with riiilwav,  slciunl.mil   or  olher t panics,  nml   for  nil  other iiecessnrv or incidental rights, powers  nnd privileges in that behalf  .v. ic. IjAi-'IjAM-mi-:.  Solicitor lor applicants.  Montreal. Ruth I'eccinbcr, tMi".   ' "ifirilt  Notice  Notice is herein- given tli.it npplicntion will  he made to the rarllainenl of Canada, nt Ils  next .si'*slon, to incorporate a company to he  known as the llritisli Columbia mid Northern  Hallway Coinpnnv, to construct a railway to tie  operated by steam, electricity or other motive  power, from oron a point of the Canadiiin r'aclllc  Railway Coinpmiv near lhe town ol Ashcroft to  run in a iiorthwesterlv direction along the  vnllevof the l'rnser, bv Fort Stuart take, to  the liend waters of tlie Stickine Klver, ami  thence, northcrlv. down the viillev of the  Lewis Itiver to Fort Selkirk; with fulf power to  divert the ilImivi- road a* mny he found most  suitable on future exploration nnd ������.iirv_y of  engineers, nnd with power to construct,  inquire, operate ami maintain brunch lines  and all necessary bridges, culverts, roadways,  ferries, docks, coal bunkers and water tanks in  ciiuiiectioii therewith to curry on In the Fro-  vlnee of Uritish Columbia nml in the North-  wen Territories the business of carriers,  forwarder' and  transportation  agents ami all  other business incident   thereto or  neeled  therewith, am! -nlso the business of whnrf-  lngers, shippers and vessel owners; find may  for all or nnv of ihe snid purpose', purchase,  hold, lense o'r otherw i"c acquire tiinlicr, hinds,  building.!, docks, works, lioiits. vessels, ve-  hifl"-������. good-, wares or iiierchiiiidlsc nnd other  |irnp"rlv real and personal, movable and Im*  movable ; nnd improve, extend, manage,  ilcveliiii, |..-a������e, ffiortgfigc. exchange, sell, Ml*,  p..*e of, or turn to account the same; and may  esliil.IiHli "hops or "tores on the said lands; and  may purclm-". rind veu'l general niercliiindl*e.  clothing, provisions., stores, machinery and  supplies, and may deal In mint-nil products,  of*. mii-j'S and precious metals, and generally  may do nil sueh oilier things as are incidental  or coiidiiJ-ii.- to the attainment of the above  objects; to build, nequire and operate steam  and other vessels; lo take and u������e water for  generating electrlcitv nnd to transfer and dls-  po-.. of the power therefrom for lighting, heating an.l motive l.urposes; with power also lo  i-firri ..ii the bushic*'* of a general trading ciim-  pnriv or an e*pre*-s company; n!������o to own.  manage and lease hotels; to acquire timber  limits mid opcnitc *aw mills for the proiluctlon  and sale of lumber, and lo r.iine and ilevelop  mineral lands; end to carry ou a general mining find ore ������i.ii-!iing businc-", ineluding'the  erection and operation of smelters and concentrators,  MiCOl'N .V. ENGLAVP,  .    At torm*} s.  t:riti*-h Columbia am! Northern II. It. Co.  Montrcul, :Mii.Ii December. I'DT.' ���������Jfn'.it  RAZORS   RAZOR STB A PS   SHAVING BRUSHES   TOI LET CASES   POCKET KNIVES   POCKET KNI VES   Hardware and Tinsmithlng  Paints and Oils Furs Bought  Regular Price,  Saturday, !j>l 00  25  15  15  10  :������  "W. M. LAWRENCE.,  iiii no  ���������10  25  25  20  50  The Revelstoke Photo Co.  Studio:  Dhucilah Struct.  81tf  Revelstoke,  B.C.  Notice  Notice is hereby given that npplicntion will  be mafic to the I'tirliaiuent of Camilla, at its  next session, to incorporate a conipnnv lo be  known as "The Northern ". Yukon ltollway  Coinpanv," to be operated hy steam, electricity  or other motive power, from Kilnioiitun in a  iHiriliwcslerlv direction by the I'eace Itiver  down through Teslin Lake, mid to build spurs  lo tlie head waters ol the Mackenzie Itiver.  wilh power tt) divert the above rond as mny be  found most suitable on further exploration  and survev, anil with power to construct, operate and maintain branch lines nnd all ncecs-  sarv bridges, nindwnys, ferries, ducks nml conl  hunkers in ctiiineeliim therewith, ruilwiiy  stations, water tallies, etc.; also lo construct  ami opernte telegrnph mid telephone lines for  the transmission of messages for the public; to  enrrv on In the I'rovinee of llritisli Columbia  and "in the Northwest Territories the business  of carriers, forwarilers nnd traiisporlion agents  and all other business incident thereto or connected therewith, and also the business of  wliarllngers, shippers uud vessel owner.*; and  mnv for nil or nny of the snid purposes, pur-  chu'se, hold, lease or otherwise acquire limber,  lands, buildings, docks, works, bunts, vessels,  vehicles goods, ware or merchnndise nnd other  propertv, renl and personal, movable and Immovable., and improve, extend, mnunge, develop, lease, mortgage, exchange, sell, dispose  of, or turn to account the same; and may  estnbllsli shops or stores on the suld lands; ami  mnv purchase and vend genernl merchandise,  clothing, provisions, stores, machinery .and  supplies, anil may deal in mineral proilucls,  ores, mines and precious metals, and generally  mnv do nil sueh other things ns. nre inciilentii!  or conducive to the iittiiiuuient of the nbove  objects; lo build, nequire und opernte .steam  und other vessels; to take and use wnter for  genernting electricity nud to transfer anil dispose of the power therefroiu for lighting, heating anil motive purposes, with power also lo  carrv on the business of a geuenil trading  coiniiiinv or au express company; also to own,  manage.'urn! lense hotels; lo aciiuire timber  limits and operate saw mills for Ihe production  nnd sale of lumber, ami to mini: and develop  'mineral lands; and to carry on a general mining nnd ore smelling business, including the  erection nnd operation of smelters nnd con-  ceniratoi-.s. ���������   .  KDMIiXI) OUKKIN,  Attnrni'vfor the Northern unci Yukon lly. Co.  Montreal, :>t)tti December, 181)7. ���������ifwDt  If yon   want employment., or  looking for a house to rent  when you reach Vancouver  apply to the  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting Agency.-  331 Hastings St., West.  AH Suits  Hay Look Alike  to  You -  Notice  Notice is herein- given that application will  be intuit' to the I'lirlimnuiil of I'niiiida, lit Us  next session, to incorporate ti company to be  known as "The Stickine und Teslin  Lake Knilwnv .Company" to construct a  rnilwiiv to * he operated by * stentn,  electrlcitv or other motive iiirao; from  Fort Wrn'ngell lolluwing the Stickine Itlver  norlh to Telegraph Creek; from thence to Fori  Selkirk hv wav of Teslin Lake, Willi power to  divert the above rond us mny be found most  suitable on future exploration ; and with  power to construct, acquire, operate and iiuiin-  tuln brunch lines, nnd all necessary bridges,  l'oadwavs, ferries, docks and conl bunkers in  connection therewilh nnd railway stations  inul water tanks; also to conslruct nnd opernte  telegraph and lelephnnu lines for the triins-  nii.ssltin_of messages for_thc_publlc;__jo_biii]d..  acquire unil opernte steuin anil other vessels;  to take and use' water for gencnitliig clec-  tricitv and to transfer nnil dispose of the  power I herefrom for lighting, hi'iitlng and motive purposes, with power nlso to enrry on tht*  business of a general trading company or an  express cumpniiv; also to own, manage and  lease hotels; lo acquire timber limits and  operate saw mills for the production and sale  of lumber, and to mine mini develop mineral  Innds; and io carrv on a general mining nud  ore smelting business, including the erection  ami operation of anielleis nnd concentrntors.  XV. F. it ITCH IK,  ' A llormw for applicants.  Montreal, ::nih Decern ber, IM)".  Notice  Notice Is herebv given thai ap'plicntloti will  be in.-iile to the I'lirllauieut of Cuniuln, nt its  next session, to incorporate a company to he  known as the "Yukon mid I'aclhe Knilwny  ("iiiiipaiiv," to construct n railway lo lie oper-  I ated bv" steam, electricity or other motive  power from Skugway or Dyea to Lake llcnnett,  and from thence hv wliterniut other means to  Fort Selkirk nnd furl her to Dawson City, and  from Fort Selkirk to ������ jioint at or on the (.rent  Slave Lake, with power to divert the above  rond as may he found most suitable on future  exploration: tuul with power to construct, inquire, operate nnd maintain branch line.'*, and  nil iiecessnrv bridges, ronitwnys, ferries, docks  mid coal blinkers In e'onriecrloii therewith;  also to construct nnd operate telegraph and  telephone lines for the transmission of messages for Ihe public*; to build, neoufre, lease  ���������mil opernte steam ami other vessels to tnke  and use water for generating electricity, and  to transfer and dispose of the power therefrom  for lighting, heating and motive purposes;  v. 1th (lower nlso to carry on the business of n.  general trading company or nn express rom*  jninv; also to own, manage and lense hotels;  to iii'-quire timber limits and operate saw mills  Ior the proiluctlon nnd sale ol lumber, and to  own ami mine and dovelop mineral lands; and  tn carry mi n general mining and ore smelting  business, Including the erection and operation  ol.smellers and concentrators.  (IEOFKKIOX. PORION * ALLAN.  Montreal, soili December, 1807. 2Iw9l  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  Copper Fraction Mineral Claw,  Situate in the Illecillewaet Mini net Division of  West Kootenay District. Where located:  Being a northerly extension upon the Silver How mineral claim, near Copper Teak.  Take notice that I, Walter Scott, acting as  agent for the Fish Kiver Copper nnd Silver  Mining Co.. Ltd., Free Miner's Certificate No.  1)1,191. Intend, sixtv dnys from the date hereof,  to-apply to the Mining liecorder for a ccr-  tificnte of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a crown grant of the above claim.  Ami further take notice that nction, under  section Itt, mu*.t be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 11th day of Januarv, IS98.     iijstw  JOB PRINTING AT THE HERALD  But you'll notice a vast difference in  the appearance of the. men you meet  every claj', nnd careful observation wilt  convince you that, the appearance of  the man depends, in n great measure,  on the clothing he wears. Tbe suits  we make are fnshinnabTi; unci' well  made, nnd the men who wear them  are the well dressed men. There are  no suits like our suits, the workmanship is perfect, anil it will pay you to  see the pretty patterns we are showing  for spring und summer wear.  R. S. Wilson'  Tbe Revelstoke.Tiiiloi-.  Itevelstoke .Station..:..-  J; Harris & Co,  Calgary, Alta.  -  WHO LI-MA T.li  nKALKK!-  IN"  OATS,   HAY  and Chopped Feed.  Carloads shipped on short notice.  Correspondence solicited. 12Jntf  A Shave  A Haircut  ���������A^BatlT^'t^ " "7 ' -~^^--  Smoking Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  . Choicest Cigars  Big Assortment   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.  J".   -A..   IM-OIE^a-JLIISr  Tonsoiiul Artist,  Piiont Stiikut, I!kvelstokk.  THE   CITY   SCAVENGER,  T      A,. WRIGHT  Is pi-ef/itri'il to do all kinds of scavenging round lown. All oi tiers left at  tho IIichald Oflice and XV. Ii.  Pense to (-'o.'s store promptly  .-itleiitleil, lo.      Yards,   lanes   and  privies cleaned.  lCflra  JAS.ICMILLM&CO.  If-CCRPOr.ATCD.  EXPORTERS AMD IMPORTERS.  200-212  FIRST  AVC.   NORTH,  MINNEAPOLIS,    rvHIMIM.  Branch; 55 whan st., VICTORIA, B. C.  j. A.. Browne, wanaocr.  -^"Shipments Solicited. Wrlto fcr Circular.'

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