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 .-^iaasffl������!MS_SS������VCSf35OTfflE?J-'?n^riTj  ffin^AJi^  ���������>'>     &        s&  ._.-, ,    J UU.  -ISSTTE3D   TWIOB-A-WEBIC - WBDHSSDAYS    .A-ZCsTO    S^.TTJ_R,nDA."Z"S-  Vol. II.    No. 30.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ^WSVSiE  ~Kg___.  1 Hudson's Bay I  Company   I  [ISCOnrOHATED IG70  The   Most   Up-to-Date   Outfitters &  - in Western Canada. "V  Intending Prospectors .should write us &  for one ot our new Folder*-, which ^  contains an excellent Map and an ft,  estimate of the probable cost ol a So-  complete outfit for the Gold yields. <y  ft  Hudson's Bay Stores,     |  Calgary... |  CA_a���������n_, Feb. 1. lS'iS. "     R  Haig..& Crage  Notaries Public,      - .  *   _       Sole Agents for/      '  e ."  ���������foevelstok  *V >   -T/~  ���������'.  ���������-"  ���������       MINING,  -FIRE and LIFE .INSURANCE  '/ARTHUR G. M:SPRAGG__,  Barristcr.'Solicitor, Notary Public.; Etc.  * ' Office: Molson's Bar}',: Block, *  ,     First Street, Revelstoke; Station, B.C.   -WM!-- \yHITEAJ Q, C-t'S , -u  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, - Etc."  Solicitor for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Front St., Revelstoke, B.C. - ; ���������*  JAMESJMURPHY, B.A.,  . -  -   Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  Office r'-jCow an mock.   l',p. Hot 19S.  Third St., Revelstoke. B.C.  -DR. MALLOCK,  .    Physician and Surgeon.  Oflice In Dr. McLean's oflice.  -At-his ufln'c Friday, baturday and Sunday.  McKenzie Ave., Revelstoke Sta., B. C.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining"  Brokers,  Calgary, Alta.  -  Agents for the Queen Fire Insurance Co., (jl  America. ,     , -  ,.  llepresented by XV. Morris, itevelstoke.        Cut I  ROBERT SAMSON  .Wood   Dealer   and Drayman.  Drujiii*. unil delivery work a specialty.  Team*, always on hand nt shortest notice.  Contracts for jobbing taken.  Agent for the i-tiiiidaril Oil Company.  FRANK BARNARD .  Brick and Stone Mason  fCliImiicr   building  a   specially,     e-nntracts  ���������proniptlv  attended   to.      Material  furnished  ���������v.lion called for.   jUI work guaranteed.  First Street, Hevel-stokk Statiox.  Discovery of Thos.  Henderson's Body.  The liody of Thomas Henderson, who  was lost from the Farm near the wag-  iron load up the ninth fotk of (lie  lllecillew.ti'l. wns discovered on jMoii-  da,y Iiy D. P. Gellespie, who had been  instmcled hy the gold commissioner to  look out for it. It was found in a little  open basin at the foot of a slide about  two and one half miles up lrom the  Farm and on the banks of the cieek.  Air.,. Gillespie's aUentioii was lirst  called by a number of bear and  wolvei inetraeks neai- this spot. These  animals hatl apparently dug the body  out of the snow notdoiig before his arrival anel had stripped and bodly mutilated it. Leaving a s_~ii.iicl on the spot.  Mr. Gillespie came in to town yestei -  day for further instructions. Mis.  llendeison, who -is in Calgary, has  been wired. It is her intention to have  the body buried in Kevelstoke.  THE  sons'  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Fork. Etc.  Kamloops and Revelstoke.  .Ml orders in our line promptly, lllled.  Our Dry Goods Department      .  -    '    ��������� '' I  , bas been"- thoroughly  overhauled since the rush subsided. ' * All onr stock is in splendid shape,aiid /new lines have  recently been added. We wish  to'draw "special attention to pur  bargains in  Imported Flannels and Flannellettes  Pieces of Dress Qoods_  -  * A Stock of Hosiery, just imported    *  A Well Assoited"Stock>f Silks, ,'J. ~  Gents' Furnishing Department  ��������� A well Assorted stock of Men's  Clothing made by tlie best clothing   houses  iu Cnada  is, now  - j- -  open to inspection by the public.  Onr Suits are in all stvlos ,aud  _ *���������  for fit and cut lcok. just as well  .as___c~~.s-o"-~___nade . clothes. at _a  j. ������������������       *-      ���������������������������   ,_-  third of the cost.  The Grocery and Provision  Department   -    .���������  _���������  >, is always kept stocked  with a full supply in every line  of the best and freshest goods.  We are agents for Ram Lai's Tea,  the very best   in' the   market.  Our prices are made to suit the  times.     We always keep in our  warehouses a good stock of hay,  oats and vegetables.  Company   -  c^^"' Kamloops  D - alers in Dry Goods, Groceries  :       and Liquors   -*  can" fin nish all necessary out--  fits and supplies ior mineis and  ���������> pmspectoi-* going overland to  ������  the Gifldlields ���������   "       .  '  Via tlie Cariboo Road,  and   arrange   for -supplies   at   ,,  JIIazleton- ii.nd Gli:noha.  Write for ] ui Hernials.'       " 2apt  BATTLE OF  A Great Success' for the American Navy  COMMODORE DEWEY DEMANDS  This Space is Reserved  ���������" ���������   for the  if, -'  which will be open about the  ��������� ?irst of May.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Enoinkeks, Provincial Land  Suhvkyobs,  Accountants and Gcnbfal j\gcnts,  Nelson and Kossland, "Vest Kootenay,  Uritish Columbia.  F. C GAMBLE, 3.1'.. M. Inst. 0. J"., M. Can. Soc.  C. K.. P. Ij. S. for B. C, (late Resident Kn-  cinccr  Department of l'uhlic   Works   in  Canada in B.C.,) Nelson, B.C.  FkaNcis J. O'ltEiU-Y, A������snc. M.lust.C L.,P.Ij-S-  for U. C, Kossland, H. C. 3j!ytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  Kcetilir inortinB- are held In th"  Oddrellows' Hull onlho socoid and  ������ fourth Wcdno-daya of each month nt  ������������ 7:3Jpin.   Vlsitlni;brethren eoidially  ~~" Invited.  1)R. T. JErrs, XV. M.     T. J. GKAit__-.li:, Hec.-Scc.  XV. a. BIRNEY, Fin.-Sec.       K. B. Wilson. Treas.  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  ������*  Revelstoke,   -      -   -   B.C.  Studio: PovctAs Street.  Rheumatism Cured in Two Weeks  -__~.h',_Ilo|LLJr-'a^  fit*. B.C., wutes: ���������'IcanTiot speak too  .strongly of the merits ed" Magic Lini-  ment. I had been a" great sutleier 1'ioiu  rheumatism tor uiiiny ye.ir<~,t during  wliich time I had tried many"doctors  arid remedies: but. Magic Liniment has  .cnied mc* completely. I rubbed lhe  liniment on [or two weeks, after which  my lheumiitisin entirely ,left, inc. and  has not troubled me since. We lind it a  useful hotisi'lmkl lemedv in our home  ami would not be without it." ��������� Price.  2j eei~ Is a bottle.  A Genera! Favorite  Mot hers who have used Magic Liniment in their households pronounce it  superior Io all others for all the little  nainsniid .-lehes. It is the most popular household leiuedy and a iiicdieiiie  (hest in itM'lf. Can be used internally  irs well as externally. All druggists  sell it.   25 ecnls.  <���������^"W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  DllVGOISTH, KEVEIJ-TOKE.  case 01 the ministerial press, is calm.  A   despatch  to  the " Libe1.1l" liom  Manilla,    dated   May   2, says:  The  The Surrender of all Guns, Torpedo  Vessels and the-Cable���������The Demand  Refused anti, the Wires Cut���������"probably the Bombardment is Now Going  on���������Splendid Defence of the Spanish  Ships���������Details of the Fight from Two  Sources.  Special to tho Ifciald.      '..  Washington. May 2.���������In .1 great  naval fight the Spanish fleet in the  Philippine Islands has been completely  destroyed by the. United States fleet.'  The Spanisl~._Ciipl.ain_. .blew up their  ships to preveut.their falling into the  hands ol the. Americans.. --'    ������  Madrid. May 2.-^-The press oi' this  city ucknowli'dges'lliat the disaster to  the Spanish fieet.iu the Philippines is  complete.       -  One of the Spanish captains scuttled  his ship und went'down with her.  *_���������  *   - iTho Latest on Saturday.)  ��������� London, April 30.^-The?" Madrid correspondent ��������� of'the- Sta.nd.nd says:  -Every* day that passes increases the  confidence of the Sp.iui.irds 'ind their  .lopes" tor a prolonged lesislance to  Amoiican attacks.-upon -the colonies.  The latest despatches "announcing the  mishaps of the Alneiican warships  find the slowness .of the American  prepaiations togetlierSwith the 'con-  lusion and lack ot" cyganiz.ition in the  ���������iunjyinrt,nlivy'L_ f tli&i?'T~.n"t������~d'' States  '-fiiiiplylileligiiteil' everyMidy,, Th<i,public feeding ol satisfaction' and mockery  breaks ou^'invei-y piquant "c.ii-ic.itm e  in lhe whole Madrid press.   '*  Washington," May %. ��������� Secretary  Long up to 9.15 o'clock today ,had not  it'ceiveil 11 line from -the Astatic station.- It'would tiikc'McCiilloiigli three  days to reai h Hong Kong, lt is be.  lie'ved the British Consuls Iiave orders  to keep their govei-nnieiiv- posted and  the' lirst news. not. lrom Spanish  sources, will be'received by the British  foreign oiliee.  1  Key West, May  3.��������� There* i** every  indication ot a eoncei ted movement ol  the United States flect'on the coast of  Ou bu,  ._������ ..- -THE MADKIITL ACCOUNT.  Madhiij, May 2.���������(via Paris)��������� The  niiv.il bureau at > Manilla sends the  following report sigii-d Mouti.jo Admiral: '��������� In the middle of the night  the American squ.idion forced the*  foi ts and. before day break appeared  oi_ Oiivito. The night was completely  dark. At -7.80 the bow of the lteina  Maria Christina took fire arid* soon  alter the poop ul->o burned. At S  o'clock with mv stall' I went on board  the Isl.i elc; Cuba. The 1 _eina Maria  Christina and Castilla were then entirely enveloped iu flames. The other  ships having been damaged retired into i.akei- Bay. Some had to be sunk  to" prevent, tiieni lulling into the hands  of (lie enemy. The losses ate numerous, notably Captain C.idai"/.o, a ui'ie.st,  and nine oilier persons. Om- interior  war ciaft although they fought pluek-  ily perished through lack ol foiesiglit  in responsible (unifiers. Tim general  tone of the newspapers, even in/the  An Item of Interest.  C. B. Hume & Co.  .1  Kevelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, J3.C.  To the Residents of Revelstoke  and Vicinity     :::::::  On the First of June, 1&98-  intend .tarting in ono of the stores in the Taylor Block, now in course of erection  on Mackenzie Avenue, a FIUST CLASS 1JKY GOODS AND G1~NTS' FURNISHINGS  BUSINESS.   Their stock will consist of  GENTS'FURNISHING?, complete In every detail.  READY-TO-WI~Alt CLOTHING for men, youths, hoys and children.  HATS AND CAI~S for men, souths, bojs and children. -  BOOTS AND SIIOKS for men, women and children in every variety of "tjle, quality and *|zc.  FROSFECTORfe' AND MINKP.S' OUTFITS a distinct feature.  DRY GOODs���������all (he latos' designs of Dress Goods, ete. ���������  BLANKET5, C \IlPtT3, OILCLOTHS, CURTAINS, WINDOW BLINDS, etc.  The eastern ir|arki'ts will he visited by Mr. James Gill, whose thorough knowledge  of the hnsinc-s will enable him to buy- goods of the right -ort and at right prices.  * As nearly all of Mc-srs. James Gill __ Co.'s slock will be purchased direct from the  manufacturer, i.nd the cash paid for it. they will lie able lo oiler to tho public of  It-Adsi'-ike ami vicinltj goods of exceptional vulue at reasonable rules.      '_7apdl������  population of Manilla i.s ileeing from  the city. The bombardment of the  town is "expected to lake place today."  London, May 2.���������A special despatch  from Madrid this morning says: The  Sp.ini.uds fought splendidly, the sailors let using to leave the burning n.ur\  sinking ships. The captain of the  Ileum Christina went down with the  vessel.  London, May 2.���������A despatch (o the  Daily Mail ieceived.fi 0111 -Madi id this  inclining says : "The Americans fire  now moving or\ .Manilla, hut there has  been no capitulation vet. General  Augusto will pi obably defend I he  plaza of Manilla. The Spanish ministers admit tl~,at the baUle ended with  the* utter 'rout of lhe Spanish fleet,  but' aie lesolved 'not to spare any  elt'otts in the defence ol' the country.  The Spanisb w.n ships, lteina JM.iri.i  Christtn-i and Ctslilla have - boeti  totally burned. ,        ^"  THK COLC-NIAT, OFPICE  ACCOUNT.  London, May 2.���������Details of the  battle olt Manilla have* been leceived  at the British Colonial' oflice. They  came in two cable messages received  yestciday evening, the-substance of  which has been furnished to tlie As*~o-  cit-ted. Press by the officials of the  Colonial ollice today.  The first table despatch announces  that the United Stales fleet enteied  Manilla harbor at day . break yesterday,' stationing itself apposite, the*  cily. The fort opened iiro on the  Ainericiu ships, whereupon they shitt-,  ed their position to one ue.ir Cavite, in  Manilla bay. engaging in a fieice fight  against both - forts and - the Spanish  fleet. ..The engagement lasted - two  liouis'iiiid resulted in the annihilation  of the Spanish fleet. The Aineiican  ships withdrew to a magazine vessel  *in the entry of theioaclstend for the  purpose, of coaling. One! American  vessel, whose- name is not mentioned  is said to have be"'en disabled. . Com-,  tnodore Dewey recpiestecl the^British"  Consul. Dawson Walker, lo convey  messages to the Spanish Governor-  peueral, demanding the surrendei' of  all the coipedo boats and guns in Manilla . and the possession of the cable  offices, saying that unless these terms  were complied with, ho would proceed  to bombard the city.  The second cable despatch, received  at the Bi itish Colonial oHie ai'mo'inced  that the Spanish Governor-General  refused lo surrentlei- the torpedo .boats  find guns ,uid.cable offices and tliat lie  Imrl^ prevented -.the" agent' of the"tele-,  graph .'ofnp(iny,__iiin ��������� conferring with  .Commodore, Dewey. ~ The /message  ended with," the .statement that' the  British Governor ol the Straits Settlement expected that the bombardment  of Manilla would bo begun on Monday  morning, when lhe Spaniards cut .llie  cable., i  * TIIK ACCOUNT OF THE TIMES..- '  Loxnpx, May 3-The'- preponderance of sentiment in Great Biitain  .seems'to be with the American navy.  Thu cables an* interrupted at Manilla.  The Madrid coi respondent of the  Times describing the .engagement at  Manilla says : '-The " Olyni'ihia,' the  Boston,-the llaleigh, lhe Concord, the  Petrel and the Monocasy entered the  bay under tho cover of darkness by  .th-_suialli*i__and , safer- Bocachical  channel. The 1 oil's,' "of Cont'g\di<"i'  Island gave the alarm by firing m\ the  intruders, but they seem to have inflict cd iio serious damage. The American sqiiadron moved up the lia,y and  at '.1 u'clo'-k in the morning appeared  betore Oavite. Heie lying under . the  sheller of the forts was the Spanish  squadron. Admiral Mouti.jo ,\ few  elays before* went lo Subic Biy lo look  for the enemy, but learning tliat they  were vastly superior in force had  prudently relumi'd and placed his  ships under the prolection of th  forts. This was his only chance of  moel trig I he enemy on something like  equal terms anil it did not sufl'ice.  Soon the Americans opened lire. The  Spaniards iuniled vigoiously and the  coiubat continue;! without interrupt  lion for tour hoiir-i, dui'ing ivhicli lhe  Uoii_ Antonio Sulla was sunk, lbe  Ciiilillaaud Mindatioa were set on lire  nnd the lteina Maria Christinaaiid the  Don .1 mtn Do Austria were seriously  .lamngi'd. One or-two of the smaller  craft were scuttled by their crews to  oscnpi* capture, and the* others-took  I'clugc iu a small neighboring creek  emptying into Baker Bay where presumably lhe American ships were unable to follow them. But not one  surrendered.  THE ULTIStATUJl'.TO   SIAItll.I.A.  Commodore Dewey, accoiding to a  special dc-p.-tlcli, lrom Madrid,"gave  Captain General Augusta 21 hours to  comply wilh an ultimatum, whicli demanded all war-like stores, find tin*  entire stock of eo.il in charge of the  government oilicial. This ultimatum  asseited that no money levy would be  made upon Manilla. The* despatch  says that it is believed in Madrid that  tin* giiv(������rnmc>nt has already cabled  Captain General Augusta authority to  comply with the dc-maiul. no either'  course being open. Grave events, may  follow public knowledge of this loui-  pliur.ic*.  According to a despatch fiom Cadiz  to the Daily Chronicle it is believed  tliere that, orders have been given for  siTfleet of five vessels to start for Cuba  on May loth.  A RAILWAY CHAT  A Talk With Supt. Duchesney on Snow-  slides and Other Matters.  " I exp^et a few heavy slides lo conic  down as soon as the hor wealher he-  Kins," said Supt. l)iiche"~ney to a llicit-  Al.n man yesterday. " but we have  ai i.inged to avoid sonic of the worst  of them this year and I have a big  stock of powder on hand to handle  iheni with. 1 would l.ithei- fight  tlie snow slides now than floods Inter  On. The Ira (Tie has so inci eased that  it will not stand-much delay. Out-  daily aveiage on the main line over  the division between Donald and Kitui-  loop-f i.s ISO full ears of freight, to say  notliing of our own "freight, l-nck. timber and supplies of all kinds and the  passenger trains. During one twenty-  four hours last week 200 full e-ats  passed over the main line of the division. We have just received some fine  new engines from Montreal and expect  some eight or ten more Tor the inciiui-  laiu work. No. I am not in a position  to s.iy whether or no the. woik shops  will be removed Horn Donald to this  point, this season. The matter was  shelved in the spring but will be decided pietty nfion and 1 am likely to hear  at .-my turn*. In my opinion the shops  should bo here, .vi Inch is the most central point from" which to haiidlo the  mountain traffic.  HEAVY FIRING  Indicating   a   Naval   Engagement off Newfoundland. ,   -,  ���������Briar pipes, G. B. D. and B. B. B's.  at Aman'..  H.J. Bourne has ihubarb iu the  garden alongside his stoic lit for ������the  liible already.    * >  Sam Johnstone and .Tames Ridley, of  Roger's Puss, are visitors in the city  for -i few days.  The i egister at the Itevelstoke Photo  Co. shows 131 do7.en pictures sold dui-  ing.tho week of cut prices.  ..   THE E/ULIT!A^ GOFvlPAiiY  Letter From Lieut. Col. Peters, D.-O. C.  Alt: W. G. P.ixton received the following letter from Col. Peters on  Monday, in answer to the vesplutipu  forwarded at the meeting to foi tu a  militia company:  -  Victoria. B. C, April 20. 1S93.  Sir: Your letter <>t the 25th April'  received. I am gl.i,d to see that the  pvospeeits o/ raising the pioposed com.,  patiy are so good. Your next move is  to give me. the name of some gentleman, who is willing to undertake the  command and formation of the proposed corps. I .will, then - deal with  him. I trust you'will select some one.  who will ensuie its success. He should  be keen, young, soldieilike and popular. I may say that for the present at  least the companies will he indepenel-  ent, no headquarters has yet been  salec-ted, "    *  1 have, etc.,    ,'  . ,,..-*-*";   ���������'- . J.".Peji3RS, Lt. Col. D.O.C.  " D.ni Robinson, is putting up n ,fine  new residence near the saw,, mill.  Frauk Julian has just finished digging  the cellar 20x30. i ,'  .W. W. McTiinis, H.P:". left Ottawa  on S.ttuidiiy for Victoria' in ruder tn  enter provincial politics as a supporter  of the Turner government.  The proprietors of -the Alining Exchange .u e now i mining a free 'bus lo  and from trains for the benefit of the  patrons of that popular house.  A special from Victoria to - the  Columbian stales the.government has  decided to drop the .tdditioiial inembei  for Cassiar anti  add one to Kootenay.  .���������The Home Mechanic and Self-Instructor by 11. J7~Sclfc,tii*Id~i-~"~.i-'boo"k-  iull of useful information and can be  seen at Chas. J. Aman's, opposite the  station.  A uu'c-ting is called to select, a captain* arid officers for lha llevelstoke  company of the Kootenay ltifles to-  morrow'eveningi in the eo-iit house ut  7:30 o'clock.  The Herald is to be congratulated  on its enterprise iu gelling nut a daily  edition of ils sheet. The Topic wishes  it every manner of good fortune.,���������  Trout Lake Topic.  .1. C. Cronie', manage;- of llie T~riti~h  Columbia agency of the Toronto Type  1'oundiy Co., went south yestei day  morning and will pay Kevelstoke a  visit on .Sfituidtiv.  o  ���������Hyde Goivan, piano tuner and expert lit' D.yke iV !���������>atis. Vane ouvcr. is,  iu town lor n few day.-. He will he  found at. the* Central Hold, when*  ordci.s for liming may be lelt.  ' The; name of Thompson li. L. Taylor  has been mentioned as likely lu till  Col. Peter's bill for a en plain of the  Hevelsloke company. The Hl.-".vi_D  does not think a better selection could  be made. .  ���������Colonial Librarv book, all the  latest novels of lhe day including  Simon Dale, hy Anthony Hope.) the  Tragedy ol the Kuiosko, by Cowan  Doyle, "Shrewsbury, a romance by  St.i'nley Wcym.iu, at Chas. J. Aman's,  tiie station bookslote.  A. Wright met with .-i painful accident yesterday. The wheel of a  waggon "loaded with wood, which he  was driving, went over his light foot.  A slick was underneath the top of the  foot and the gieat toe was biokeii.  Mr. Wtight sti.ll keeps on deck.  Some of the Chinese in 'town went  up the mountain and found another  big bone and some of lh������* finger-bones  of the unknown dead man. The skull,  however, cannot bu found. The  Chinese say now '-niail kill him.''  meaning that souie white man killed  Inni for the sako i'if hi- wad.  M. M. Ruchannan intend1* to open a  stopping place and hotel at the mouth  of Carne's cieek this spring. He has  fi good big building up now. whicli it  will take him some two or three weeks  to finish a- soon as lu: can get up there  with tlie doors aud wiudow sashes by  the Lytton. Mr. Buch.inniin will  superintend the household atTairs of  tho nu'.v hotel, which will be made a  comfortable and well conducted house  .jL,va!].'  NO FURTHER DETAILS TO HAND  Commodore. Dew'ejt Created an Admiral  ���������Washington Anxiously Awaiting  News from Manilla, But the Cables  Are Cut���������The Situation in Cuba* Unchanged���������The Voyage of the Oregon  .Watched With Great Interest."       ''   ,  Special to the Herald.  Washington,   -May   4.���������The. ..day.; ',-  passed without, a single word from thi*'*  American lleet in the Philippines and.,  in view ot the long continued interruption     in     cable   communication  .the.  officials are beginning to resign themselves to'the   belief  that   they   must     -.  await further official news until a boat '  arrives ��������� at   Hong   Kong.     This   will       '  necessarily be a navul^Vessel, .for .it- is ,   .  not believe'd that Comine'dore 'Dewey,,  who" will be an Admiral, as soon"as,he^.  can be reached by  cable,   could, have  ;'  spaieel any ".of his * ships* except ��������� the'.,'    '  McCulloch    to   carry  despatches,;he-*;",  fore the bomb;iiilnient.~    In" ordinary.- :*���������  times    there    is    plenty** of. ,~com- __"  niunieation hy steamers and by native   -  vessels   between, the PhiUppinesi and  the mainland, and the officials.will -he.-t-C,  rather surprised if "some news-is. not J," *  coming by this meaus   by   tomorrow.;*  _-  If' Admiral p&w.y   wants_ troops' to.-.    '  hold the land  in  the   Phillippines   lie/,;.''  will be sent as many as he needs direct " -  from San Francisco.    It is very likely;    .'  that state volunteers will make up t-he_' ;. -  quota.   The Cabinet" talked about, this, J  ���������  today and i.s only waiting to hearwliitt  Commodore Dewey- wants.     _ ���������,   '.-,?"  Meanwhile the plans for the "Cub'iin '��������� "J  campaign are heing steadily developed.'   ���������'  and there i<='no indication of ������,' changed ��������� ;  of purpose on-this par-tof the "niUitary_v._.���������  authorities.whoare expected to land an ���������'��������� ���������  expeditionary force'in Cuhiiin^a veiy.?  shoit time.    Admiral  Sampson, so far/;-'  -is"-the   navy   department' knows,. is-   V  steadily maintaining   the blockade  o������f -.'  the Cuban coast, and this  is not likely^   '���������  to   be   abandoned -,for ,"the^ present,, -���������  though two or three of   hisships inny/ .,  be sent away temporaVily to meet the," .'  Oregon   on   her-way  from.,-Rib  &������������������������'��������� t:  Janieio.   The _ officials  naturally feel^ j  inteiest in theV.ice of this m.igiiificent_:*.r.  battle   ship   around   the  - continent.-.* X-  They profess to feel little anxjety'-oyer'".'. v-,  the butt'ome. notwithstanding a report ,,(  of the effoit of   the Spanish  squadron   *  to  cut   off  the   Or.egon.   Thei ,vessels ,"  sailed from Rio on a course known only   f,  to tlie eaptAiii-ane_,lhe ehanees-of__h_";���������___*_.  being  overtaken onv the high seas are.  verv small.    Even should the Spanish,  vessels   fall   in   with   her it. is by no- "  means  certain  notwithstanding -their-''  numbers that he would he defeated by- - ,  the combined Spanish forces, as,her.  magnificent  powers  arc  superior' in -  \_  every way to the Spanish ships.    ,..'_,   '  St. Johns, Nfld.. May 4]���������The te\e--'-,  gr.iphei's at Cape Race .-md Trepassy,/  on the .south coast of this island report, -'  having heard heavy firing of  shots .in-  the   offing   on   Satin day  niglit:-~.Thi!:  firing   lasted 1.") minutes  and  to. the "  operators   r-qnvcyod   the'-'impression .  j y '-.r-3'  U:.$������\  U >'Ut\  _-*���������*���������- -,'Vf  -',* I - ���������*  ' -^���������**rin'~A;i  *- -ji-iiii*!  - -    s',T,.l  --"'-'"������.  ���������.-'">.-"' iri  ^}U'fk  .- t ���������'" -u,  ' ,'"���������' "e ���������" I  - -j*. ", r  ��������� - -t- *.  _   >ir-V-,l  'N    ^    ^*   f\ s 1S* ���������  ���������Ut." "II  ,':%  , *-��������� ,j ', *_ 1  * -s~  . - 'fr  ijii'i-atoro r-onveywi tlie- 'impressron .  Lhat two ship's" were engaged in nr, sea  light. The telegraph wiies have since  been interrupt ed and no further n"ew>:  was obtainable. AU possible steps  have been taken to obtain, if possible,  confirmation of tlu>?e reports.  Xew Yoinc, May *t.���������The BritiRh.  consul at Gtiantouotohaij been obliged  tu ask the protection of the Spanish-  authorities Troiii the mob, who are in--  dignant at. his activity in protecting  American citizens.  Madrid. May 4 The second line o������-  the Spanish navv is being actively,  made, ready for service*. There is no.  chance of any proposals for peace hi*-, '  ing entertained, until Spain .has Intel*  a second chance of measuring her-  strength with the United States. ���������  Police Court.     ,, ._  Aseiious case of .attempted prison.'  hi each occtii red   yestei day, when two  of   the  prisoners  sentene-ed     in   the  morning. Christie, the lame man, and ���������  Murrr-o.'one  of  the boys, jumoedithe.  fence on the bank at the back and got-  iis   far   along   the  beach, as the upper  whaif before being, overtaken.   They  wei-e joined by some of theirfriendsanel.  the police hael quite a lively  time, before they had the paity see tired.   The.,  case  comes   up   this  afternoon  at 2  o'clock.   Every one of thelsi'ven  men.  who were up   yesterday morning, aie :  in  the jail   again  today cither on this  charge or some other.  This  morning   tivo   of, them   were.  tried and found that any  calculations  they   had   made   011   the. score of the'-  commissioner's     leniency    yesterday  were misleading. J:is. Marshall, di-unfc  and  sleeping   on   the sidewalk got 30  davs. and   Cna.. Armstrong,  hegginj..  and interfering with the police in tlie_  discharge of their duty, 60 days, both  with hard labor.  Fred. Kelly, d. ar.d d��������� So and  costs  or 15 days hard.  ."���������- 'I  -.    l Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests of  Revelstoke. "..rde-au. Big Bend, Trout Lako  Illeciliew_.ec Albirt Canyon, .'ordnti  Pass aud Ea<lo i"asi DmrieIs.  A. JOHNSON Proprlolo".  O. E. OROOAN Editor.  ._ Semi-Weekly Journal, published In the  lni_re_is of Revcl6tokc and lho surrounding  district. Wednesdays and -.atiirdajs, making  .lowest connections witn all trains.  Advertising ltatea: Display ads. $1 . _ per  columniuch, S2.l)0perinch when Inserted on litlo  pare. Legal atis. Vic p-r (nouparol) lino.for  Unit insertion : Sc for each additional iiisfrtion.  Heading uotiw-s. hies Por line each issue. Until,  ���������������la-T'a������o and Death notice.-, free.        .  *_ub_eniili0j-i Hates: By mail or currier. S' 00  pj.-unnuni : sjl.--" for six months, strictly in  advance. ._ ,  .  ��������� )nr Job Dcnirtm-nl: lm: Hhkai.ii Job  iCcoartuieut i_, oil; of the bebt equipped  printing onice. in West. Kootenav. ><nd is lire-  j-aretl to execute all kinds of uriotiug in fu-������t  class stvle at honest prices Ono price to fill.  JNojoo too la;ge���������none t"0 siniill���������forus. Jljul  orders pr-imp'Jy attended to. Hive us a inul  on yourneMoilier.  To Corruspondenw: We in*. orrespond-  ence on any subject ot interest V> lhe general  public, and desire a rehab", rcfjulnr eorres-  tiondeiit in every loeah1 surrounding  Revelstoke. In all cisob tho buna lido uuino  ottha writer niustaccouisany manuscript, but  not necessarily for iiublicnliu ���������.  Address ail communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoko, r_  SROWTH.       "  "  __������__, bnild your dam as high ns you can.  Vou think I'm snmll, but I'll tell yuii all  I'll get over it���������over iust so���������  And muko your wheel buzz, down bolow.  You eau'l stop mo while water flows.  I mny be a rivet yet���������who knows''  Sco how th_ brown mold over uie sifts.  Bury ino deeper 'neath leuvi'3 In drift-.  Forget I'm hero, deep out of sight, t  Whero it is dark���������as dark as night. ;  Vou can't, hide mo wlille acorns [trow.  I'll be an oak trio tho next you know.  Keep mo in dn-s'-es and play I'm a jjirl;  Keep my Ion;; hnir nicely in curl.  But I'm a boy, tluubt that who cun.  And some hi-it,-')'' <hiy I'll ho a man.  Tli- world will know nie���������that's whut. I said���������  For I've a thinker in my head.  ���������Sfinili K. Wlnslow in St. Xieholus.  OUR OTTAWA LETTER  INTRODUCTION   OF THE  ISCITE BILL  PLSB-  Th  . c.  HOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS*  1. All correspondenco must bo legibly  written on one side of tho paper only. -  1. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed wilh lho pr per namo  of the writer.  3. i orrespondenco -with reference to an.  thine that has appeared in another pMiet*  taunt first be ofIV_re.i for publication lo that  paper before it can appear in The U-KALU.  WEDNESDAY.  MAY    I,  isns.  Whon the Laurier Government  was so ready to abolish tin*- |jriu-  eiple.s of the Liberal put'tyjl'or the  benefit of William McKenzie and  Daniel Mann, says tho Toronto  Telegram, why s~huiiltl che country  hesitate to abolish the Senate for  the benefit of the sacue illustrious  individuals ?  Au anti-expectorating ordinance  has been passed _~cSpokane, Washington, and is being enl'oicecl, -100  notices having, been "posted  solemnly warning the Spokanites  to do their spitting in the gutter  nnd not make cuspidors of the  sidewalks or-public places. The  average American will soou begin  to think ch-it he is not living in a  - free country.  President  McKinley    and  Cabinet are   being seriously  assed   in'cbe conduct   of the  hy the New York yellow  publishing   state secrets,  his  hiir-  IVIll'  journal-*  uch  as  inl'ormatioh about the movements  uf the fleet, and the ([ue.-tion of a  press censorship is being proposed.  Meanwhile Harper's Weekly suggests that the New York World  should be placed in charge of an  intelligent corporal.  The United States will probably,  take Morro Castle in the near  future. "To Morro'.'" will come  soon enough.  What with Yellow Jack and  Yellow Journalism the United  States will have a hot time of it  in Cuba tliis summer.  TOOTHBRUSH AIDS HEALTH.  Sound Teeth  and   Hotly Only to  Ilo Had  by Its r-r-ijuen- Vsv.  It is hut iv little thing, yet on its  proper uso depends much of tho happiness of modern man. Why civilized  teeth should ho so rotten is a question  which has often been debated, and probably tho truo answer is ruovc complex  than somo would think. Many fjood  mothers oro content to put all toothache  dowu'to lollipops, but that sugar in itself is not responsible for bad teeth is  proved by tho splendid "ivories" often  possessed by negroes who practically  live upon tlio sugar cane and thrive  upon it, too, during the whole of tho  season when it is iu maturity. ~~entiil  decay is common enough, however,  among negroes in towns, and it scorns  clear that tho caries of tho teeth which  is so common among most civilized  races is duo not to any particular article  of diet so much ns to digestive and m*.-  tritivo changes imposed upon us by our'  niodo of lifo and to somo extent by tho  fact that by, hook or crook wo do somehow manage to live, notwithstanding  our bad teeth, whereas in a stato of nature tho toothless man soou dies.  Recognizing, theu, that until tho time  arrives when somo great social reformer  either mends or eiicis our present social  conditions our Icuth will tend to rot,  aud that, what over tho predisposing  causes, tho final act in tho production of  caries is tho lodgment of microbes on  and around tho teeth, wc sue that for  long to come tho toothbrnsh will bo a  necessity if lho health i.s to ba maintained. It is only by the frequent usei ot  this little instrument that ihofo inimito  ncuumtiluiions can ho removed which  are at tho root of so much mischief. ��������� A  few elementary lessons in bacteriology  would, wo fancy, greatly startle many  people aud certainly would show them  tho futility of trusting to ono scrub a  day. Tho"fact i.s tliat if peoplo, instead  of "looking :il, tho toothbrush irom au  .esthetic point of view and scrubbing  away with tooth powders ( I) to make  their front le.elli white, would regard  it merely as au'aid to cleanliness", thoy  would tee that tho time to uso ifc is 'litter meals uud afc night, not just lit tbo  morning only, when the debris is left  from tho day before has been fermenting .'tud browing acid nil night through.  They would also seo bow inefficient; an  instrument the common toochbruib id  unless ic i.s used with considerable judgment:. One of tho secondary advantages  of spending a good deal of monoy ou  dentistry is that at least one learns the  value of one's tooth. 13y the time wo  have got them dotted over with gold  stoppings and gold crowns we learn to  tako care of them, even although that  may involve the troublo of cleaning  them more than once a day and using  perhaps moro than one brush for the  purpose.���������Hospital.  Simple Question to be Voted on  ���������Will the Government Act on the  Majority Vote���������Tied to the Franchise   Bill���������The   Tariff    Resolution  (S/ierial  Corrrxpmi'ilcnr.i.)  Ottawa, .April __3.���������Of the parliamentary happenings last week, probably the most interesting to the country is the introduction of the long  looked for plebiscite bill. Tho Minister of Agi'ieulLr.re, has the bill in  charge and gave n brief explanation of  its provisions.    The measure provides ! who has been mad  thatal.il lime  fixed   by   the   Govern-'','-.hi}>}  di*pi*.rl menl  inent ;t   vole   shall   be   taken   on  the  C'onsequentlythe   ministers   took  the  risk ol going on willi llie outrage.  an Mi'isrioi"  On Alonday Mi. Talbot complained  thai, three ciays befoie be bad bet n  charged by linol.lier member with  bringing a hoi lie uf liquor into llie  chambers, drinking it there and he-  coming intoxicated. A somewhat,  exciting ileb.ui: followed. Mi. Talbot  denied lho inloxicitnls. but, tlnvi* or  four other members st ited llml. they  saw thu bottle of Curling's ale in llie  house. The member who was interrupted hy Mr, Tiilhiitj em l~i idey. and  who lhen named him. declined to  withdraw the chat ge anil the guy and  festive member for liellechasse had to  give up tho case.  AN  ~-~.~CI~-~N.--IV"-:   ACCOUNTANT  The   house   in   reply   discussed   on  Tuesday   the  case nf.I.  XV.   Ilm dun.  ccouiilanl- of  the  at    a salarv   of  Ji'-", KID.   Hi* is a new mnn in the service  FRANK B_A RN A RD  Bricls und Stone mason  , . , and vet is to receive the highest snlnrv  un the simple question. "Are you in pdd'io any of tho .score or sn oi" di'-  favorot the passing of an act prohib- partnipnt.il avccmnl.-inls. There'was  iling  Lhe   importation,. 111a1111i.11_.lure   an   experienced    man     m   the   place  _.-_ Should Spain be ._yi.ctoi~ipujs hi  the presenf^strtiggle, ir would no  doubt be due to Spanish lick-orict*.  The making of this joke was one of  the principal causes of the war.  n  act  prohib-  .   lllfltlltl'fll-lltlC  or sale ol'spirits, wine, ale, beer, cider  and other alcoholic liquors for use as  beverages,." The people fire to vole Inputting a cross under Lhe words "Yes"  or "No"', which ar.-* printed em Lhe  ballot, l.C-iirning ol'ii.ers are lo count,  Mir votes al. the close of tho ilav and  forward a return to the clerk of the  Urown. who will sum it all"-up and  publish ihe. result to the world in the  Canada Gii'/.rltu. ' Representative's of  Temperance Societies may attend the  poll, and also persons representing Lhe  opposing interest. The franchise bill  now bului-u the Mouse is. adopted us  Lho machinery for taking the volo,niul  the lists established hy that act shall  bu Lhe lisls f.ir lhe plebiscite. There  is'no provision in lhe bill for giving  cIT-i:". in the. vote*. It goes no fiii'Llicr  thai' counting up and announcing Lhe  results.  'run DISCUSSION  Two suggestions of amendment were  made in the short dii-cussion that followed. Mr. Poster 1 bought that a  cluuso should be added clei-laring LhaL  in iust! Lhe majority of the voLe polled  wen- in l.-ivor of prohibition eiY.'cL  should he given to that decision. Mr.  Mclncini'y objected to the connection  between the plebiscite, and the franchise bill as lie die! not believe the  franchise bill would be carried in ils.  present shape. It was unfair and he  thought uniiai'Iintueiitary to attach a  bill Lo aiiother one when tho late of  "he other one was uncertain. Mi'.'.Mc-  Ineiney thinks LhaL the Government  etui Ul cause Lhe vote Lo be taken on  the provincial fiiiuchises if Llint is Llie  desire without mentioning lbe present  franchise* hill al, all. ilr. Ives is of the  opinion Lli.it Lbe Lwo bills are hiiriics-*-  cel together so that this franchise bill  will either be. forced through or if it.  is defeated Lbe government, will have  in excuse for hrenking iLs prohibition  pledges, Mr. Cifiig things that before  Lhe vote isl aken I hegovornmoni oticht  to explain whether ii majority on the  lisls will lie leqtiireel before t.he government introduce* ji prohibitory bill.  Jlr. Fisher's only reply In fill lhe  questions was Lhe line about the connection of Lhe measure wit.h the franchise bill. He-aid it was not necessary Lo raise this quest ion. because the  government was iletci'minGil thnt the  fr.-mclii-e bill should pars. Hi: Sir-  Neili priilesled s-lrmiply ajjiiin-l the  declaration Lli.tt the irancbise bill had  to pass. The measure had hardly  reached Lhe committee stage, vol the  ministers appeared to assume thai  tin* members were nol free Lo act on it  iccordiiig to their lies', judutiienc. -Mr.  Bergeron reminded the House that,  he" soiicil.or-gt'irernl who  represents  f hiinnf.v buililii_u  |i;oinijilj lilm, itutl  whoi.  -.-lied   for.  i'.    .'PL-ciulty.      (J.nti acts  to       .Mali ii.-.1   l-.u-ni,lied  A'l    woik    t'Uurunietid.  Nflminir tho llaby.  She was a young mother, and it was  her first.   It was tho prettiest-, the aicii.  The opinion of the -i.'ortugeso  thai Spain will be victorious at  t.he commencement but that the  United States will eventually  triumph is pretty generally  shared.  The,fashionable watering places  on the, Atlantic const are not likely  to be as fashionable this summer  as they have been, although they  may find themselves bombarded j  by visitors just the same.  whose fiirmi'i- chiefs speak well of  him. This oflicer who is a hale an!  hearty mnn of not vet li-. is retired on  .-in allowance of >pl,(iS0 ayear. Minister  Borden says thai, the new lU'COunLnnL  is ti, superior man inul well worth the  money. He also admits thai, tho new  aecountfiiiL is hisnwn cousin.  NO'I'US  The other day Sir Hichard Cartwright scolded the late Government  for causing tho imports from the  United Stales Lo increase much more  than* the imports from Great  i-i'ilain. Within a. week he sal, in his  place and hoard one of his colleagues  read an answer to u question put bv  Clarke Wallace. This answer showed  thai uniler the present l.-irilY, the imports from Great Britain iricrpssed in  six iiioiillis fiom SS1.">()S().000 Lo $15,-  :i'.)l.U0l', a gain o_f $1111.000. In the same  period the imports from the United  Stale-* ineresed from ftH2.21-l.000 to  $:-M.577.00(), a I'.-iin of .S������,.''.(i3.000.  Mr. Mai tin of Prince Edward Island  objects Lo Lhe low valuation, nl: which  burses arc brought fiom Lhe Western  Slates mlo the Canadian North West.  Some 10,000 horses have been impelled afc ti valuation of ten dollars each.  The Ouly paid is only three dollars  per horse.  Tho Siiciiker has issusd his warrant  for an election in Bagot. It is nearly  two months since   Llie   death   of   Mr.  ���������igol.  Though'few'may   know   il, Canada  is an alien labor law. Tl'was passed  last year, but was encumbered wilh an  nmenelirieiit inipos-ed on it by Sir Louis  Davies. So amended ihe act can only  be put iu opeiai ion on the motion of  Lbe attorney General of Canada. As  lhe Minisli-r of Justice has nol exetl-,  ctl himself in the mat tor United Slates  subjects are allowed to iinel emplov-  menl in Canada, while Canadians who  go acrosstlho line iilter work, are sent  back. The mailer has heen hr'oughl  to a lipitd by the imiMirlnliriii into To-  lontonfii number nf boot and shoe  operatives lo Lake Lhe place ot men oust like. " Mr. Ii. Ciiifko brought it up  in Llio House on Friday. The Government promises to ponder over i'i.  First Street,   Rovelstoko Station.  If   you   wiinl.   ciiiplnyin.'ut, or  , lookinK for a 1) ui-o to im t when  you i-ciu-li  Vaiicoui cr iipp'y to  The   Vancouver Employment  and  House   Renting Agency  .'131,    llasllnns    Street.    West.  T^e City Scavenger3  4a_*_____. JI. WR.IGJ-IT  Is prepared to do nil kinds of scnveiiL-iiiK  round town All oid.r left nt Tin*. Iliai.n.i.  olili'ii mid W. ll. 1'cnso A- C iiip.iy'i* aloin  ptonuitly ui-inded to. Yuf.ls, hiiiiia mil  liruic cloam d.  ROBERT   FLEMfeM  Is  prepared to  do all kinds of  Ligl^t Tpansl'erping  and  Carting'  Will inert nil trains. The d-iivery of parcels  and iionii.rninsiii.il to and from uny pint of  town will receive special attention.  TelcpliciUQ vour ordi-ia lo XV. 31 I-iwrcnco  find ihoy will bo promptly attended lo.  3    ;~���������ROBERT FLEiMItNS  Tfee Vernon Soda  Water  Works . ,  J   O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  THE JiMIM eXGH.MSe  FRONT STREET,  RirVoLSTOKB  Bl***l $1.00 ailu'y luuis-e in Lnwn,      Wliiti- labor only.  The bur  is Miridiuil wilh i lie Im-t bra nils of Wines,  Liquors   uud   Cigars.  LU.ND & DIDFJ1ULT. Proprietors.       gJ.'V.1 PER.K.S. _v\gr.  F. MeGM RTY  M  C~.-IUB.CK DIRiEC  -\,rt_T~ior.)iST  J-iJ-    Pfcachi.-.;;  CKUKClf ��������� Revel-toko,  sorricjs at ll am. and 7:~-J  p.m. fJia*s ".coiiu-i: aL. tho cl"f-e of lhe  moi-ninf. i-ervicc. sabbath School and Bible  Oiass ac __:.() p.m. Weekly praver meet'iu.  every Wrilntsnny cvnniiiK al 7:110 p in. Tin:  pub.icuro cordially invited.    "~i������>its fu-e.  HEV. J.. A. WOOD. T~a=t.or.  fHUP.CH    OF  *->   Kevel^tnlio  ES-OI.ANn-St. P.-ti'.r's.  Honr_ of sei-vice: I-jV-ninu:  prayer tlnilv at 3 o'clock Fiifbiys lit 7:.~0  .-und.iys nrd I'*i:siiv������ila: Jloly r-ornniunion atS  a.m.. morning prnyer at 11. Sunday School  find Bible Class at 'J:'.l'.\ cvoi-int; pniyt r at, 7:M0.  b':r?t -.undayin thn month Holy Communion  at morc'.'iL' services.  l'KASK A. FORD, Vicar.  An enterpri~in"r" parson in  Kingston, Ont., rhe llev. .1. M.  Starr, at the conclu.ion ot a  sermon on Sunday evfmirff justify-  ing the action of the United States  read the latent war despatches ns  furnished by the Associated Pi ess,  adding that he had uiTiiiigfctl  _-pe_ially for this as a reward lo  those who had left the bulletin  boards in order to attend church.  John Jacob Astor is a patriot  Not content with offering the  government hi3 splendid yacht  Xormahal and free transportation  i'or troops and supplies over the  railroads in which he is interested  the millionaire has come forward  with the notice tliac he has raised  and equipped at his own expense  a battery of artillery, which he  desires to offer to the government  tinder his own plans for service  iu Cuba.  The measles and thu Spani-h-  American war are (he principal  topics of conversation just now.  The measles have a little the host  nf it, esneciftlly among the  children. Everybody has to have  the measles sometime or other, sn  that there is no use trvinp to avoid  them. Even Adam had his  childish experience with little  green apples after reaching manhood. The measles like Scotchmen  are better when they are caught  young.  intelligent���������in fact, thero never was  such au infant. So she thought it- should  have a name which would distinguish  i; from all orhors. After a great deal of  thinking sho announced her decision.  "Papa," sha said to tho happy father,  "I havo thought of a name for ths baby.  Wo will call her Imogen."  Pupa was a matter of fact tnr.n, who  knew there was nothing in that baby  different from most others, and ho didn't  wish to seo his child saddled with -_  name that wouldn't, fit iu with other  circumstances.  "���������Fancy lier marrying a man named  Snooks," ho thought. -'Imogen Snook.,  will sonnd nice, won't it? Bur. if I .-ay  co she'll begin to cry and will insist  upon it."  After a little refitccion ho thought of  a plan.  "I think that's a lovely name, ia"  dear!" bu cried. " 11 was my fin-t sweetheart's. She will take ir. as a compliment, nnd it will always remind me.  Yes, that nnd your dear mother's name,  Mary, are thei best I know."  "I rhink, ntipa," she taid-after a  pause, "we hnd better call her Mary,  after my mother."  And tho artful man chuckled to himself.���������Strand Magazine.  t.he department of jusLici- in the'. Gnin-  nons, had recently told a Quebec  iiiciience lhat the Parliament of  '"nn.'iila had no power to impose prohibition upon the province of Quebec  against the will of the  niajoritv of the  people there. Mr. ' Bergeion has no pnEisflVTEItrAN CHUItCII-Rcyclsloke  doubt that the Quebec pe.-ple will vore j A Service ever; Sunday at 11 a.m. nntl 7:.">0  -ig.-s.inst nrohib-.llon. and wants lOiP-ni J'i'.'c Gils'* ut 2::>0 p.m., to which  know wh.U, action the -ovcrntiifn!,;'11".,.".1���������1'16 Prayer n-.cetinK ac 8 p.m  wili Lake if Quebec- voles "nn" and the i  ���������|.~i-*~���������rrr.n-  -rc?*'_. ol ou.n.iu.'rv'm .-_*���������1-,-._        ..._     ._   _.   ^  istei-s nredefers-mg their explanations, i  . ilII an* v."iconic.   Prayer  .-cry Wednesday:  . -      -'.  .     HEV.  P. I~. "UUin, Pastor.  A C'oiispiclioui rrrrtitlrnt.  "Shiftless as over, Thomas?" .said the  wealthy uncle, "fitill making r. failure  of life, as yen always havo done?''  "1 don't know that I'm .snob a terrible failure," sulkily answtreil the poor  relation.  "Why, you have nobody but yoiir.-'.lf  to support, and you can't mako both  ends me-.."  "Well, the rainbow has only itself to  support, and it doesn't uinko both endi  meet either."���������Chicago Tribune.  Antwerp "l-.ll-i.  I'"rom tho cathedral tower at Antwerp  80 bells have for ovor 200 years rung  out tho grandest music for the benefit  of the peoplo living ou tho green lic!i_3  which border tho Scheldt.  Onco a year.  At least tbey gave  Till-. TA75IKI  Mr. Fiehlintr-.o'  -hrr.ugb coi;._-...:t!i  none on j"hur.-e.ay. J  ui-:scji_.i-nov  his  1 ifiiV  chances ;  <; in  IJOMAX  IV    s-nke.  CATHOLIC   OUUROH ���������Revel*  ~U'i**s   lir__t'and third .Sundays in  month at 10:30 a '*������������������  REV. KAT11EK TlIAYElt.  f.rii* day. The  "nanges it*. Ihes'ig.ir- '���������".iities v.-"r<-- di--  en**-ed soirn-.vli;it iiiliy. Mr. Fiidfliiur  agreeing wilh Mr. i'"o-!eft!:'* inci-ffi-etl  laxiitinn would pro1* ibly be "ji'i'iO.fyil lo  -���������ii lOO.U'X). The s prefi-if" rice Lo \\"i.*-l.  India sugar may yet be extended to  Q.ueeni-ifiriel and Fiji. It was- prp_._-.-M:  Lhe GovpiTiinfiit that a le.incry in  Vaiiconvi'i- prets it1* supply 'if r.-i.v  eiigai' from I'aeifie: ports, and would  bring, il. from Queensland it |.h _ _������>  per evnt,. preferenr.! redui I ion wei e  ���������ipplieil W) that colonv. There i" a  sLt-.ingobjecl ion to the 1, ibafco duiii-s  which w ere nearly doubled last year.  Sir Henry July w'lio ha-: been frying I  to catch th'! tobace'i stniigalfr ' ' '  nfi.irlj, distracrud with the elfort.  the his'' six months he <���������;'.>��������������� In* has  ninde 1.7)seizures, bu' he sl_rh*i out, the  irmounccmcnt that he has nut Kot  thf'tn all vet. Mr. Tavlor of lj"cd=,  ���������int\ Mr  McDoug.ill.  of  ('ape   Kret'ii).  nfotnis- the Minister lhat ihf. ���������fiung-  glir.g riia-v'-s l.irgf   pf"'lit-      !'���������;'.   I.-oni-  ���������r'kin, win) is a su'Vie'ii'-i'lv 'utioii-,  fjibeifil. rondi'iii'.s  !hi-<   tob'ieco  duty,  liPER  -T; 3  Or  Head Ofjice,  Paid Up  Capital  ^esenre     -    - ���������"-  BAUK  CANADA  Toponto  $2,000,800  - ~ 1,200,000  Directors:  i II. IS. Howland, President  ' T.I"..Mf-!Titt, Vice Pres,,fSt.Ca.tharincs)  ind  is '     "Wn'iain U.irosay, Robert Jafrray,  .=1 Uugh Itj-.-in,   T. .Sutherland Stayncr  I-'Iirus Rogers.  D. ... Wilkie, General Manager.  f-b* rriade four  f-hurt  sjioe'ches jigainst i  it in one evening. :  Tw'i elavs of the week wrr������*. spent in '  commiltee on (he fianchi=e Dill. The  ni-iisi.t-e is gradually taking .. i.eiv'  form. The Xuv-i Hcotm op; n-ition ;  members have made a. -.irong fiiihl!  aiKiin. I lhe adoption for feelernl pur-'  pose" of the proviii'..il rli.-fr.inchising |  laws. e*-p''(.'ia!Iy Mia. r.f tb'-ir own  province! Jlr. Mill-, f l' .Am i:rolls. '  -Mr', frillies nnd jV'\ Dougill. of ("spe.  Britain, and Mr. Kaulb.iek. e-_po-.������-d r,o (  p.irliiiruunl   the   rem irkable   iri"thnds*  that hnve prev.-iiled   in   lhe   en-f.     To! . ,,.-������..  the end  the  .Solicitor-Oem r,I  agi-pfcl i Anif.-n-i;      ('.iif-.-ij{0,   I'ir-sl   National  fo depart from the generfil plan ol the ! IS")'":  ���������''���������. P-u.l. .Second >.'fitiorinl f5������nl  bill so far as to n'Stnrc Lo  tli"ir   p--.Ht.i-  ffi! riglus  Lhe.   Oommton  ciillcers and  employers who   mav   have   been   tle-  l'i;tii.-!i"is. il in Iheir own proving;.    Tifr.  Eraiacboa  North West and British Columbia  Pr.mdon       Portage 1 fl.   _    iVi^couver  Calgary Prairii-jWinnipeg  I-"i'ir.onton   Peine-.- Alb������"-rt liU.veIsto.ee  '.South Kdmonton.  OXi-AItlO.  Xiagara Falls   ]!"!. Ihorna"  r'Cji-t Colborne; iToronto  I'-it Portage     jWelland  HaulL St. ilariK' vVoexlhtficli  :.r, C.-.tbarinos i  .Mon-real, Quebec.  m    Great   Prit.-iin���������Lloyd's  '!., 72 Lombard St.,   f^on .on,  >rn   money may 1-e deposited  fnr tr.'iri-f'.r  by  letter or c;;iblei to  of abov.- r.:...n,-hes.  Agent.'i :;,   m**   L"n(l"d  fitni.cn���������.Viuv  York,   Rank   of   Montr"r.I,   Knnk   of  Essex  IVrg'is  Gali  ingeraoll  Agen:.-  Rfink, L;  with  *tv'r.'  Sa  I of   SI  1 inl orev  '     D<-!y  )gt. Fs.ink I'epfitLrrier.t���������l-li'po.sit  and    Howard-    rr.i-eived    a::d  tal lowed,  ���������ntute--   - Pi ovincifil,  Municipal  [level .md Jlr, Lisrer Iii' el to  otherelep.irt.iire. m-e-scrving t he snlTr.igo  of the Indians who hive vol", bv  Domiriion law. but. not bv ;i:.ivineinl  -ti'filfs. Mr. II"y,'l li ' ��������� olo ' 'gisleni!  Indian voler--  in   hi-*  nn-i tm-u'ey  t,l  nnel other debentures purchased.  I'riifr.s arid Ij"tfera rjf fh'edit���������Avail  abb' at all   p-iint.-i  in I'Ciriadn,, Uniled  jCingdriui.      L~r;iti;d  Tndi.i.   f'hiiiii,   ,I,ip i  j_'.'.t.1..i.d, etc  '(fati's.     Kuie'i  ,ii.   AnsLr.'ilifi, >'.  in tho month of February, the: authori- ' Ibanl,  tics select tho music,  plays every hour from  of Christian song.  and   tho  organ  tho old inastei-  ���������  When Corlcs invaded Mexico for thu  second time, ho had SO musketeers  and*11" -supporters of  80 crossbowmen.  nri'i  I !i'-v   * otu  iilfliiiri'iit-  ��������� Itiir.cli'-" ,  ���������   i ii--iil.s l'f  Mr. LMc"  el'-clftre (Lis    to In-   nn i.u'r.u.'e.    The-" '  two members hfippen lobe thick   anil !  the   government. !  rife-law.   ' fi 11  mil (|tiart<*l over p~ 1 ! '<���������: .is  ly ns while* ni"ii.     \A'li'*n ' ll  rii!t juissph th' y wdl le.se  tl*  eitivenuliip.    Sir. Ilevd find  Gold   Pure!-, i-ed  -.nk  r'*Tiii_>*_;  iManufiictU'er of Soda Waler, 3iniror  -Mo, Satsaprilla and nil Soft Drinks.  A full siinnlv kept, in ������tock ut JMo-  Carty'a Oold fctornKe, where ordors  can be left. aZO-sw-tt  JAS.  MeMAHOtf  9  _WIiolcsiilo and Kettiil Dealer in.  PEUME BEEF, PORK.   ,  JVM3TTOJ4 JIiND SJlDSJlfiE  ImsIi   and   Game   in    Season.   '    Miirfccts   at   lifivelntokc,  Ifevelsioke SLaLihn, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  Illecillewaet, B. C.  Pirst-class in every respect.     Good iiccmninorlatiou.    Bc-t  Wines, Liquors and Cigars afc the Bar.  W. J-. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House-  raiulES-EJEiSS?-  AND WOOD WORKER.  Wagons, heavy and liyhl., built to order or  repaired.   HorseshoeiniT ft. specialty.  Shop on DourIis Street, East, Rovelsloke.  S. McMuhon, IVliinuKer.  Hliop on First Street, iu3t *������ est of Union  Hoti'lr Itavi'lstoko "itiitioii. .lnn JMclMiihou,  ilUnauur. ��������� .       n-Mf *  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ���������a Lumber. _  CUT FS.IC3S  FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. We can fix'you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Hevels-oke Station, B. C.  The   largest holel   in   town. Centrally     located  '"'" - Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and   Cigars  Best    accommodation. Pales    SI    ' per ; day  Brown & Pool, Proprietors ;  ' ' REVELSTOKE . *    . , '"   ;  a*;  nqssi|l|o  ��������� Tiililti    I'tit'iiitihcd    wich.  5gS>i    the choicoar. the market  &'4J?    nlTiird**.      J3e.'.sl    \Vines  Jjiejiiors     and     .Oigare-  Large  light bed  rooms.     Kate.   $1>00 a-day.     Monthly  ran*.  " * J. ALBERT STONK, Proprietor.  Door's  Sasti  Turnings ,., -  ,,  '   .Mouldings - -   '    :   '���������  ii___ __L_-5X,__.-.  ������it"  \me.  lean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist GaSgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  f-22-tf  BlackSHiitliisjiar* JTo-bbima  Plumbing:.   S^iPe Fit tins  Tinsmith mff  Sheet Iron Work-  Machine-"/ RePaix'od  Miniqg Work a Spacia!ty__������==_  '���������-OBT. GORDON   -  Revelstoko Stn.  Itevelstoke Hospital  M.iternily I loom in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   bund.  Dts.  McKechnie   and   Jeffs. Attendants  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Kull  Cord Meabure.  The undersigned has n. large supply  eif I Iemloek, Spruce. Pir ' and I'm.  Wooel for .*~nle. Any person reipiiring  wood will kindly leave their orders  wit.li_._Ii"*. W. S\. Ijfiwreiic-e. l~e(]elsloko  Sottion, or with II. N. Coursier,  Pior.t Streel, Kevelstoke.  Pit A NIC JULIAN.  TRY THE NEW YARD  'viiead Saw & Planing'.  Revolstokc. Ag'oi~.ts:   PIPPV" 6c WRIGHT.-.  -fills  THE.PIONSER JLIVBRY^������������������������  Feed and Sala Stable ci'thc Lnr^lcaa and *_.rav~.t liaise Bistrict  -"fiddle    nnd     t~.icli    Horses  filw.'iy.s for hire.  o        ' , ���������*   ,  l''reif;li(inf_;   and   Teaming   a-  spi'L-iiilty.  " Dnilv Sliiete leaves Thouison's .Jjiiiidinpc  every morniiiff nt 7  o'e.ock  i'or Tionl l-iike City. . Fur piiitieiilnis write     "  OllAICr to HILLMAN. Thomson'sLAniuxg.  QT  Tn *--ecure one of those desirable -lots  CHEAI.- on the C. to K. Steam Navi-  i,'alii)ii Cutnpany'** site.      lt  Dont .wait till llie bnom.hi^.s tho  town in the spring- like a, t-yclone,  hue Buy NOW.  HAIG 8c ORAGE,"  Sole Agents.  G. S. -P'aciean  ARCHITECT.  and BUILDER  Kfltlmatcs furnished. Pinna and sncci-  llcntions niiielo. Am also prepared to do  -hop ini'l io'i vork on tho shortest  notice. Sati'ifnctinu iruarantenl ia  every caee.   Oi.H or ivtitc for terrng.  Main Street ������  Rovelstoke  17ntf  L tt. FRETZ  Contractor and Builder!  ahop opposite Imporiai Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteod  ���������������������������������������Terms  Cosh  _"ppci.-i!  x-eceiptn  wliich will ijio e-ccounre'c" lor iitiinv of  ri-.o j> Iuei*-nrv'_ i'.rxy ejii'.i.-.  Po^.ts iri tl.  Vukon :-.n!t rioi*tlici*n cliatr-lctis  A   R. B   HEARN.  Manaccr Rcvclstoko Brnr.vh  Sam Needham  Cleaned ,  Altered  Repaired  In ilo- d flryl.* -.' T n-.vi.^i P.-ic'-iJ  Doualas Street ��������� IIf.vklstoki-:  W. S. BIRNEY  PJII-MTERand  DBGOFUITOR.  First Street Fast, Reveistoke Station  Graininq:, Paper Hanging,  Hard Wood Finishing", House  Painting in all l"rancl~ef~.  Carriage Painting, Glazing, Etc.  If You .Have a  JWine to Sell  or wi*..1! a company  lormeii. or ���������  want In  buy ,-i mine or shares  in any m:ne.  want to invei-t in  Spokane leil estate or wi__.li to  ln.-ihe a bOi,_o*v,v.-i-it.e at once to  cJ^MSS   L   FORD   &   CO  Aline Brokers.      ivTinip.? Stocks  No. 0 -Mill St,. ..������������������iwcen Riv-rj-ide o.nel  Sprague, Spokane, Wash. .  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  Tiie  Pioneer  tores  tof Ferguson  and Ten -Mile  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL MERCHANTS       ���������    ���������  Dealei- in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Kvcrylhin-j  to Vo  found iQ a general store.  Post Oflice in connectiun.  At our TEX-MILE DIIANCII Store  Powder, Caps. Fusa, Coal, Si eel,  cr.d all ~.Iiner_,' and Proapcctors" Supiilloa aro1  kept on hand  Be Sure and register at the  BJ-LMORJIL .HOTEL.  When you reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the best  lhe  market nf.'iins.     Kates  from  $2  to yi" pel- d-iy.  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������   Proprietors.- t-ie--^e,w-t=f*A������������  , _,*-^Z__<S~-_  mmm  spawn  _iiiiii������._p-ihm..i  t������  k?  _���������__  ������UA-U__A_a_e>V  SHELLING   OF   MANTANZAS  CREATES EXCITEMENT  Spanish Spy Captured-The "CJ. S.  Preparations-Spain's Gun  Boats are Looking'  'for Victims  Ki~y W~~"-r. April ""-���������The .n mm eel  tnusei New York, the moiutin 1-iui-  t in .ind the seconci e I isb ciinsti  Ciii_.iun._ti biTiibiiided lhe torts ol  IM.it.i'.i/isIhi-. afieinnon. The en_.i_.e-  nii'iil bec.iii .il 12 .')') p m . .md closed  .itl'15 'No cn-ii.ilt'e-* i'i> lenotledon  the United Slate., side. Gilm.1 damage  is Known lo h.i\e been done to Jlan-  tau~-.is. and it .s believed that theie  was seiious loss of lite.  On Bovhd rr.\G-mi' Ni v "Yoiu~.  United States, China will iiiiilonbloel-  Iv In* obliged u"di'i pie'-suie If. pun in  lhe *-.inic> pi.ic.lico .i_ Adiiiu.il Dewey  will duel tint having -ecuieil one sup-  nlj of coil in .i poll belongim. lo one  oi'thcae noweis thai the poil will be  pr.ittu illy tlosed to his ships ior he  will not he put nulled   lo   en lei    tbein  lg.'.n foi the same nuipo'-c within  'hiec month.... a   space   ol   tune   that  vould nunc than consume lhe .iiuomit  of co.il Hi it can b" cuiicd on shtp-  lio.iid.    Tins stale ol   .ilbtns   siiouglv  m.���������The ^accentuates   tlio   unwise   pnhev   lh.it  if.mtinues   n.is prevailed in lhe past  ot   failing to  sec in ij coaling slat ions in teinol - n it ts  ut tliu wen Id liKe Asia.  Acliiiu.il Dewev is e\pecloil to leich  . _       . *  Oi-l'llAVVNv.   April  'is'.   .  United     Slates    blockade'  without   incident.      L'.*t  night    was  uneventful       Tins  mm mni-    the toi-  pedo boat.Dnpnnc anived itoin Man-        ivi  t.i/.as   .met lopoited    tha.,   iheie  had [ ji^,,,^ on S iliud,i\.  heeri no nioie filing theie nnd H'.il tin*  blockade was efteetivelv   established        Lo.-nov,  The engagement. co'iir"eiiceil  at l'2:"u i newspaper  Apr il    2*) ���������Tbe   Kngli-h  continue io publish lettei-  and ceased at  1 lo      'ihe ob-eet nf tbe  atlacK wasto pii'M'tu.  the  compUt'on  ofe.iilh  woiKs, .ic   Punt.i   G u d.i,    A  battel v on   the outw.iiil arm  oueiieti  fire on*tbe flagship ..nd  lhis  was alio  shelled.     About     t eclve   < itrhl   inch  shells   weie   iii eel   hum   tl.e   e.ist.*tii|  foils all   oi   winch   fell   sboir      About]  five or si\ shell,   were Hied   lrnm   lhe  half completed K-i" tetv      Twonr t ln._e  \\hi/j-._d over  the  New YmK  .mil ni.u..  lell short     The ships lelt ihe  luv   for'  the open sea v. uh the ob|ei-t ot diseov- j  eiing the wheitabiiuU ot the I'.iUcues j  ,mdh.i\e succeeded   in   tlu-'i   obiect  lu the neiguhoriiood ol tbtee ii.melred  ���������shots weie put on land tioin Ihe thiee j  ships at.i l.inge of titun 4,000  to   7,000  vards.   Roar Adniii.il Simpson   when;  ashed   if ho  was   s.itishf-d   villi   the  result sud:     " Yes, 1 am e\peeled  to  be''     The    halt   completed   sp,n,,ii  earl li works on  the  b'treiy   .\eie  .ill  ploughed up  bv  the   shells     All  t lie  ships engaged show ed pvcellent in u !*->  in inshio tlir nugbout the enciijieiiietit.  When thev weie liiing.it the shortest  l.angoneailv every  shell  took   olteet.  Tin-" h.it-,   which  -were   boiiilv.idecl.  weie on a  low  lying  point and  vveiei  considered   merelv     euthwoiKs    and  thev did nol make a gne d   I ireet,  *" er  when the Ine   mi'i.   wen  hied   .it the  blioilc-t range,   poit'ens ol   tbe   fort  could be seen living   in   lho  .i'i   e\ ei v  shot.       The  ' fia_rshi|)     refiiined    t)  JH.tv aim and the Poritiii   inl   ("incin-  iinri weie left   en Mant in/as  -tntiori.  Washington.   April  2S ���������The   m;m  <--,(nation   is   "iihsl intialiv    tin**.   The  blockadiiiR-rpr-idion   icm.iii's  pt~sr.-e  hi fore Havana   wilh  no piesent   pm-  jwsc* of bombiidnipor ni   di living  the  He- of the shore bitlerii'*;  The -ti iteg-  .eti.'eal pui pose of an effective blockade  ot isle Cuban capital is being accomplished to the enure s.msl action  of the*  iiiichpr'.lies here.    Theie is .it piesent  -no indication that.i  put   of the licet  v ill be withdi.iw-n   lot  the purpose of  nlfoiding addition il piotection  to  the  Norf h Atlantic poi *s. As to t he i eport,  'of the imminence- of .i n ival b ittle  olf  . the Philippine lsl.ii.d-, uav.il  authorities     seriously     doubt   whether    tbe  fcipanish Meet \v ill ni.iKc.v si and against  The United States ships.   Their teisoti  expressing svmjial by wilh Spun. A  despatch lo Die Stand.ud liom Montreal s.i>s: "Thei t* is a sliong uiii'ei-  ciurcril'ol s-, nipalliy heie with Spun.  Can idiiins .tnlit'ip lie with salislic-  fietion the tiiliinate tiiumph ot lhe  United^St.'tes, bill- will net bo displeased if lhat sell cciil'.ileiiD powii  i eceivo a sevete lesson m the e.iilv  stages ol tne operation-* "  WAbiiiNf. ion, Apr .1 'i'i���������Tlie   shelling ot rbe _Mal.ui/ is buti ties was   the  topic ol abso. hing liileiestjjliioiiclioiic  naval .met oilicial cucles  geneially   to  dav   ^11 w is ilisci*.s=fil on the   bisi-ul  pies., iepoi Is iioin   Key   West   as the  navy depattmetit have received   no iri-  -loiiu.ilmn   whatever  on   lbe   sublet.  Secietaiy Long **,iid at I o'clock this  I afternoon that   no   repoil   hatl   been  ��������� leceiverl tiom   Admiial  S inipson, noi  I weie lhe n.i* y depai tincnt .ul\ isetl in  i an-, way ol tlie shelling ol   Mal.i'i/ is  |_Mi   Longaelcledth.it   be   telr,   no di ���������  ! pos.fion to keep   fioin the   public anj  news co'iceimrig   such   an   impoitin'  event as  a     n._val     eng i^eineiil oi ,i  battle.    While il   was   e���������"inul   thai  the stralegetie.il   moves   i.~   tne   fleet  s'lioulJ be guaided   with   .   _   I'le.ite-t  care ji'tMi. Lontr m lele   it   el" ir that  lhis did not apply lo ev.nis ,iter thei  bad leluillv oceiuied.    As to    Ditties  and their .tlleiid.i'il c.isiiahtics.   h<* re-  cogiii/.'d. t b it. f he public was   entitled  to Uno.v w hat b.id occi.tiec!.  The Suci ei ,n j inl I h it m the I.ice  of all tbe OiTh l il iiitorniatirin i iveiv ed  lie was inclined to believe ibafc I he  shelling was condncd to the exchange  ot a tew shots and did not as-iune the  pi opm lions ot .biegula. Iioiiib.iidiuent.  The Uniled Stales SiO.OOO (10 w.u  iiiiid is .die uly e~chniisud. lt is con-  hdeutly expeLUd that Co'igics-, will  come to the ieliel. as thu ctepiu linetil  is still ol in need nt an\iliaiy vessels.  It is repotted I hat the di y dock ae-  coidiiiL' io olllci tl iiilrim.iliou will  n'<\\ be accessible lo United Si lies w ar  ships, even the bnrgesl ol Llie ileer.  should thov meet  with   accident   dm-  mg I lie cam|l_l__n_. J ___^   The woik oL diedping the basin is  si ill in piogiess iinel while this   is   not,  armv-will piob.iblv take control of  e\ ei v Ki ocei v and piovisioti stoic in  lhe illy befoie lie end oi tlie week.  Th ��������� Mi.K'ii'i" iimoi.i-* lhe pooiL-i clus'Ps  is somelhim: icml I ��������� Those ot the  leronceiiti ido- w how pie by order ol  Weyler bi ought into i!:u i it y. aie now  beMig di iven mlo l lie ejimti. at, the  point ol death, l lit-i e to sl.uve to  (le.ilh as tl.iy aie doing by  tlio.coie. A blucK,i''u for a month  will pioduce lcsiilts too leinblo to  contempl lie.  The Sp uiish authoi .t'es m Havana  ate apparently humous lo intieasu the  public panic, hoping llint n gieiil  many w ill go into the euiiuti v. While  lbe people geni'i'.illv .ne filled with  It ar. the soldiers ate lull oi enthusiasm lot wnr and 1 have no doubt that  li.ud fighting must pi ccede the capture ol Havana.  In the sLoio bouses of Ilnvnna thete  is mote looil lh in tbe p.ibhe know  and manv pt'iiate f.iinilie* have sun-  plies enoticfli on hand io last them lor  months, but the i,mk ami file ol the  people have nn stoics, of eouisc, and  tot'.tweik the pinch bus been lell  When the lieei, appealed otit.tde, the  pi ices ol load and tno.-tsions went up  with a l ush. Murllv an limit* passes  without lhe city liettig I hi own into a  li en/y ol panic by some evil Illinois  The (it vis simply ummiiiii bv legi-  iii. nls ot soldiei s, liioughtin li niti the  sm .oundmg coit'il i n'S and the United  Si tli s umy in itelung up'in Havana  would toiiiouovv moi mug meet an  annul and Liamed totecol 5U,U'J0 men  liicludiiig volulitems.  Alieidy elu iLh bv hnngci is nn unusual thing. Atiuthei week will see  the dead pcoph* on the sfcieets. 1 was  told lb.if. the olliceis within Lhe palace  expect the Spanish snu.ulion lo conic  on li om (Jape Vei de to ciive battle lo  tbe Yankee bolts and lln-y expect the  hitlle to be followed by a speedy  i.using ol the hlockti'le.  'loraonxri \n\da  London, Apiil 20���������rjnlish warships  have been orilei-cl to p'oeeed al nine  lo Newfoundland, .mil lSnti-h legi-  inei'ls will be stationed itToionto and  Vaueouv ei.  DAVIS OW RAILWAYS  REGINA   AND   PRINCE   ALBERT  ROAD CRITICIZED  Only  Jor ibis belief is that the Spanish fleet  is \eiy interior both in number and  ejualilv to the Untied States foico  iirdei- Admiral Dewey. The de-parl-  anenl tiipiefoie is satisfied th.it the  fepanish hoot will not go to billle on  the lush sens with Aduiu.il Dewey,  biituil.iem.iiii in poit to scene the  protection of the h il teries of Manil i,  sindisnot explctmg an engiigemeiiL  ior nboul two d.iv:-.  JilAninD, Aprrl 2S. U p-m.��������� Tho Gov-  crrnnJilt's agent ut .Manila teleqiaphs  that an engagement between the  Spanish and Amei'tcnn sepiachotis is  Ji/juily expected.  Uayonn". Fiiii'ee, April "2S ��������� Mail  aciviees from Mndiid dated y__t."tday  h.iy tli.it the Spanish senradion .ailjd  yesterday. It was rumored that it  w.as going to boinbaid the noithern  potts of the United Slates. The port  of depart rue was not given.  Washington. April 21).���������No infot-  malion ieluding tbe icpoited boni-  Imrdnient of ?.I.int.iii/.as loits has  xeach-d the Govcinment here, so il is  considered (hat Lhe aibiir could not  have been of much importance. A  rather sti ikmg sign of the imminence  in the invasion ot Cuba was conlained  iu the chiirterim. vesLonlay hy tho  war department of eight largo steamers of an   average   eanicity   of about  absolutely tiecess iiy, il is extiemily  desiial.lc in older to uismcj (he saletv  ol ships in docking. lt is e'stuii.i'ec1  that about 15 clays mote will suffice to  complete it.  The Piesident and Cabinet will consider toinor row tbe latgo number of  applications that have* been made lor  appointment to llie nosls ot majoi-  gciiet'.il and hi ipjadiei-genor.il and  theie is some expectation thai be will  hi* able _o nomin.ile a lew ot lliese  olliceis tomorrow.  Poi to Hico is said to he slionply  protected and vvell-provisie.ned. Gieat  I"ri-iiiti has .-iildiessed the United  Stale, regai ding the proposed tonnage  Lin-  Ma num., April 21).���������An oilicial despatch lrom Genet al ISlaneo suys:  "Pnrt of the enemy's srptadion has  gone e.islw.'iid. One of the United  Stales'ii onclads is grounded opposite  Dim is,' piovince ol Pinur Del He, iinel  tineo other ships ate wot king to  iefio.it her. Spanish volunteers .-we  w.-itcliim. ltom the shnies.' The Spanish torpedo boats De'trover and Dcs-  U net or, and the torpedo boats Havana  and Barcelona, continue their recon-  noiteiing in the sti.uts of Gibialtcr  arid the uerghborirrg waters on the  Meditciranean. It is alleged thiitthey  are seeking a United St lies vacht, the  Flour de Lis, arid a, warship,  which it  20 thousand tons and also ablo (o can y i is  supposed  that   the   United   States  from oOO to 1,200 passengcis each.  _.'hese vv ill be used as transports lor  _i__e convej-iince of the first inihtai v ex-  pc_litron to Cuba. The names of the  bonis nre lhe Olivette and Florida nt  lh<_ ri.int line, now in the Gull; the  Southern Pacific company s stoameis  Ainnzas, New Yotk and Texas and  the compGiiv'.s vessel Comal, now nt  _New York: the Xdelamo now entemte  Lo the Gull: three line ships ot the  Boston Meichants nnd Muipis line  ���������now in B.ilLimoie. Lhe Allegheny, tne  Berkshire and the Decatur Miller.  Naval circles loot, lo the Pnilhp'iics  for the first big war news. Admiral  Dewey, and oLliej naval olliceis ny  (hathecilher inai't lake a poi I,'ii the  Philippines anrl make it llu* I'a-e of  , and   a    ("inpiu.irv   limn"   lo  have puich.ispil horn Italy, also ships  carrying sulphur to America. Some  ot the I ittei' have been warned nf  this, howevei, and li.i~._t changed their  coinse. II is snd that the Fleur de  Lis lias put into L'sbon fors.-itetw  Cai~i~ Ycnnr, Apul 2!)���������The Spanish sipiiidi-on s tiled souLhwaids today.  Its supposed destination is Cuba.  A-Sntinish spv was capltued todav  ,ind   General ('raliani  will iipnoint  II is I'cpoi ted lhat. anothpr tragedy  h.is taken place afc Kuskonook, but no  ilea uls are * et to baud.  Foiu Uiou=iiid bushels ot wheat  v eio pm < based at Neopawa List Tuls-  d.iv leu SI OS pet l.'i-hel.  The "il.el'cine Ii il, Stockgrowets'  \ssoci iron will liiild its annual meeting on Satin day. Si iv 1 lib.  II a w.u time thai would send .vhc.it  iiptolivndoll.il-> a bushel we would  all tiy to beat it with Chnsliati loi-  L'Lude. ���������  They aie counting on getting  thiough it Olt aw j by the Queen's  biithday. Tbe flow of language w hen  last legisteted was _0_woid- to the  tiiiiiute  -vlanaget V.'hvle, ol the 0 P U , has  gone ro Monti eal to iliscu-s wjlh the  Pie. ulent the contemplated liiipinvp-  inen's om the line _ west ot Foil  William.  Tho (.oldo'i [Hi a sivs I hat the Pac ifie  division ol ihe CPU. has been e_-  lended e.isfcw.ud tiiLigg.in, 'and that  Supt Mat pole will assume control en  I utie 1st.      -        ^  Seigt. P.ukei and eight or ten men  ol lhe Mounted Police now in Pi nice  Albei t h ive been nidered to Yukon  Thev will go via Gieen Like coFoil  McMUi i ay.    "  Contiactor Thomas Undeivvood  expects to e uuipletc his contiact at tbe  llalcvon Hot Spiiugs next week.  Besides altixiuions balh house, four  hiiidsome cottages have been erected.  this country should stind toi peace,  and to that end should be properly  prepared lo dpnl v. ub the nations who  Ih'nk, like Napoleon. Lhat Lhe Lord is  on the side of Lhe  sltongesl  batleiies.  P. C Pai.ib.un, of Battlofoid, has  been c .lied dovv n to O't.tvva lo give  evidence befoie lhe Senate Yukon  roiiniiillee. He is an old Hudson's  I"a\ oflicer and h is'spent several years  oin ITcifead wa' or~r~~orthv_Y"ul-On7-h.i v--  mg bc'ii in ch irge ol the IL,I-. toils  at Like i^ivmeis, Foil L'ard, IlalKelt  anti Pelly B inKs.  George Bav a: el, of 'Jo Snult iiuuHp-  collet stieet, Monlie.il, has been ai-  lested ch.iigecl wilh nun del mg his  father, who was louiid deid at his  home with marks e.( blows on his  head. It is al'eired lh it the son cune  hoiin* drunk and 'he l.tlhei repioved  him. when a scuffli* ensued, hi which  the old man received intal inpirics.  An" issue of the D.ulj Alaskan, published at Skaevvay, has a long ntl.cle  on "Our Floating Coffins," attributing lhe disasters tlmt have occurred to  the Yukon shuis to their unst'iiworthi*  ness. The United States government  have no **y-t.m ot insprclion of ships  such .is are ni'ces-ai v under Canadian  law nnel coriseijiiei.tly in my of the  steamers engaged in tbe tuiiT-poi t i-  tion of gold seekeis are, il is claimed,  leallv what the Daily Alaskan describes theni.  An article in th it good Libpralpiiner  Mr. Oliver's Edmonton Bulletin, it'feis  to flon. Clifford Sifton -is "the bnv  . Kiti-siii-ii who his brought lidicule  npfin the Department of the Interior  hv atteuiptiiiK to hand over lriilliotis  of acres ol ni'mitig lands to M.ioken/.ie  to Mann in leturn for the c'-iistiuction  of a tramway to cover but 150 miles ot  the long "ouiney to the Yukon."' This  tiamwav, be it "leeieinbpiej. with all  ils earnings, would lem.un to ihe enel  ot time the pronertv of the builders  allhoush constructed at the expen-e  of tbe cnuntrv tbrouch the generositv  of Mr. Sifton ���������Bittleford Herald.  The Mounted Police, un.lorSerge.int  Maclee-d in iiie an impot r-intairestl .st  Frichiv. While stoo|)tng at a -wayside  nlafe Pnv.ttj' T li. Anger, himself a  Frenulum!]. nvpihe~nd a conversation  in that lanirii ige. Siying nothing but  taking it all itf until  ill had  b"en told.  Three Trains i.i Two Months���������  ���������Mr. Davis Mcl_es Serious Charges  ���������The Railway Laws Nov/ in Vogue  Not at All Satisfactory  Ottawa. Apul 27 ���������Jlr. Davis,  (Pi nice Albeit) slilcd in the Home  yesterday lhat thu Region. Long Like  and S iskiilcibeiv.iu l.uliviy Co.np.iiiy  w.is not opei.il nit; Ih" line iidlweeu  I..gm.i unci Pii.ice Albeit in a s.'tis-  lacloi y lniiiuier. lie culled upon the  imnislei ol uiilwavs to In mg the  company lei Mine. Ite (barged Mint  thu company had onlv- i uulhiee Itnins  into Piiiiue Albeit iluiing llie lasL  ciniph* ol luoiiiho and lhat llu y wee  making the nii-hap to the hiuliru ovli  tin* S i*i.!iL( hew in ii piciixf lm line  ii|)ei.ilmg lhe line. lie al-o coru-  pl.lined Ihtl seUleis weie be.ng  charged piohibilion l.ites and vvhoin  ccinseepieiiLe pielcued to teed their  ptodiice Lei cattle fialbur than ship it  over the lino. 'J'ho line was being  oper.il "d in an iinsalisiaclcii v manner  m older to appiocialc the ~ line ol the  bonds in ihu hope ullimalelv ol enabling inleiested p.ulii's m .leijime the  stock al (ive ce ills mi t be do'I n I Ion  Mr. Blair pioniised lo thoroughly look  into lhe mat Lei.  Hon. Mi. Sifton's bul in amend the*  Noi Hi West Tei nt ones Ac I. takes thu  control out of the hands nl l'ie Leiil.-  Coveincn-in Council and plate' it in  the hands of the Legislative Assembly.  c via; vnv ami ijvw**o.n i:\ii,t.\y  On the tluifl lending of the hill  incorpoialbig th<> Alberta ind Yukon  i.iilvv.iy. N.ivig.it'on and Mining Co,  Senator Pow ei called itten'.ion Lo the  omnibus character nt (ho poweis  asked for in Lhe* hill. He took sppcial  exi option to the power which enabled  the company to carrv on business a*  general merchants llung its line ol  lailwavs. .is calculated to cieate  monopoly.  Hon. D. Mills thought tho power  asked foi Lo do business is genei il  mci-hants was a highlv nb|eetion,il le  one. It was in nn way inc.dent Lo tl.e  operation ot a iaiiw.iy  Si'iiator Lnnghecd who hid ch.ugc*  ol the bill, -aicl that m a new countiy  such as ltw.is p.oposed tins ii'lw'5'  should open up. the i .iilw.iy w as leilly  the pioneer and had lo have exi ep-  lional poweis v Inch t radwav lOhi-  punv thiough a set Lied countiy lud no  light to ask lor. The same poweis  asked loi in this bill vv-eln be found  in i he Government's Yukon l.i'luay  bill. The bill was lead the third nine.  n. iv. .ir  i~   i'i xsioxs'  ill. Dav i'l's b.11 to icc'ucu  the  tei in  to entitl- to pension   in   the  Mounted  Police Lo ten yea is, w <.s  point ol ordei   pei ding  (he speakc'i.  'IK_.iC"_.      .  The allied lupioi dei'ti-, will en-  de.ivom lo bav e the pi ohibition pleb-  lscile ballot changed.  The Washington authoulies clis-  credic the lepoit of the mleiiileil  bp.inisb boinb.udmetit ol the Atlantic  CO.'SL.  Al OLIavv.i yesterday the House  spent nil ~il ty in com.nitlee on the  franchise bill, wlucii made veiy l.ltle  pi ogt ess. The House adjoin neel abouL  tw o o'i lock.  The Toronto bikois have taised the  price eif biead.  Two Spamdi ships have nin the  blockade safely. n >  ,  The Spaniai ds claim to have disabled  a Uniled Slates lot pedo boat.  The United States Lorpedo boat  Gushing had her machinery wiei keil  The Newfoundland seal fisheries  aiu the gieatest foi tin; past ten yea is.  The Yukon Rivet is open tiom Llie  While lloise rapids to HooLaliuipi i.  hung up  on a  a decision   bv  UNCORD OSTITIS OARS  THE FRANCHISE 6!  LL  PASSES   THE    COMMITTEE  THE   COMMONS  OF  MOST   RECENT   NEW   PLAN   DEVISED  TO KEEP TRACK OF THEM-  A >o\i I svsti ill lij W lilt li It'lilu.lvs Aio  "Sow .Mile tn Hold Hull i:i|lli|)l)ll'l)l  in Clli'i I. ��������� Iiupiis-ililu in) Cms or  Lii'.iiii-s to e.n Aslliii l'_ec|il 'I In oiikIi  (ilii*.s l 111 elc**mss.  liver siniu nuhoiils vvi'iolli'sluigiini/iiil  It, li is liein louiid iiLCi*s-iiy lo kuep n.  reciiid ol the movements and lutnliuii oC  all classes ol i>r|ui]iiiieiil. A I. Ib-t Lliu  11111 line's 1 mpliiyoil lor rliis ]>iu jitisii were  11 uile mil im .iiislaclDiv, Inn, as the 10-  i|iiui'iiu ins wi ic icwalcil bv evjieili mo  iiev iiu'tlinds weie ulnptcd, still lm .1  'iiii"li'i ol . i.us p 1-1 'in aiivani'i'inenl ol  nolo li.is in en ui.iiU', uiii-i fluently thu  in rl'oils nov. in 10,21111 aio loiinil to lie  ipailiiiuale in inter the ileiu mil- Keeent.-  lv linwovei, e vjiui 111 i"il hive Ucun 10-  "C'veil, anil (lie new sv-lem ol tar iccoids,  rivi'iiicil bv W 1, l-Li<!..-in bids fair to  s'l.e (ne piiuiluin .1 nl ] 11 leu lliu f-Uii ih ng  uL 1 ��������� s al ic i-i, eii tin  tunes  'lliu nt" ' li'i'llui'l is .1 \eiv 1 .i'ik il do-  piiluie' limn ill oi.be' s bui uisu n, ,ihol-  is'iic* llio l'sj nl book-, liens, ink. anel  pei'itls and suh-Litiilus feu Miom' ailicles  rvpu'vi.lei in.Kliuies JILtetl with aiiat.-  t. i In leu, loi linlihiig .1 loll iiLjiaiici' tape  'L'his t ipe is in iik'i vvnlu am1 is pen loi  Hied inlo dil iLhal'lu taiis exietlv one ine'i  ~<pnii'3, hiving a linlu piuii lied .luoiigh  them at. tlie iippc cm for tho puiposii of  h ir'gui't flieni on puis Tliu b eas ol all  etr icLfiiils is Iho loiuluclms' icpoils,  usii tllv iji.ulo al (he i irel^ ol u reli li'ip,  vv Inch show besides nrliur neees-uv 111-  fijVinaliiViij t.ho lmiiibei oL cub i.n in iho  I. 1111 and rho nuniliei' ol the st ilinn limn  v,hull n, was 1 ikeii anil al. whien lull,  'lho liui'ibi i* ol the e u- toisellici' w ith the  iii'inhui ol lliu tiain, the iiiiiubci rf s(a-  tio'i Imin vvliii li ci w.is taken anil at  which lull anil d.'o )l liiovei'i.'iil, aio  pi Hired un llu* I'.g-, hv thu tvpowliter  n]ui itui The lags uo then -op tiaU'dand  hn'ig 011 1 pin in a -ipiuu on blnol.-  Iioatds     'I liesc bin Mm 11 els aio cerhl, leer.  :i  1 I   ��������� i-'Si  . 9.1-  cTr-ix.^- I  P, -~>  ' ^ if*,  7r~~;--"T*-"~.'.   1  ���������*���������>  -J. ii."i '���������**vlM&'&TJ2   ' /JJ  lh i  :i>$^ -  r-irJ  ���������-T&_3_ll  ^���������:i  ->!  ourt m.ii tial and the; spy will be shot, i he mtormed   the   s"T_.p.int,   and   the  vsimui    it in. ivi Ipiincpil 1 ilkei*. one Le CbisaPtir, was  ASlioitL at utx vna l.���������i'������st*.d mil after a short search   the  0_nI_oviu. Tiik Ni'vv York Ki:it vi.ii ' "still' was discovered, vvith Kettle.  Boat. Ai-unnr F. Di:wi:y. (just oil", p.pes, etc. omte comp'ele. also a  iMoiio fj'.istL.), Apul 20 ���������N.Y. sp,.citi. [,,! lf(Jl ()f iea-b 01 m.lt. It was lejiin-  ���������Havana is in tv.ihl stale ol .ippie- ed th it .-ibo-i' ill ������-ill.<iis of a ver v vile  iiensiou -ind ihe ���������<!'. A bombardment' prod u I had been ills'Pled and sold.  of ill ��������� United istati s licet has been ) f,.* (~ii.'-sPur w is I .ken (n (Joit River  expi (led Ti nin   il xy   to day.  .and   ihif . I tnilit'sr.  lilic,' 01   ������*_ iiiiiu ilion   and  ��������� ed-. elK'ii" lllv Kim'. inir nnvthing  .-i'i ir the lui-nie -.  v.tien  An<fcr* was  nl.i>'eil on   the   n itn<**,*   -I ind.in '   L-i  =eiir spi'ine lie had  convicted him  Inspector Rloodie and Party Heard  From���������The Calgary and Edmonton  Railway Bill Read a Thud Time���������  Austnans for Edmonton���������A Hot Fire  Ottawa. April 2')���������In the House ol  Commons vesteiilav the Franchise  Bill was p tsseel in committee, except  one or two clauses.  Sir Wilfucl L.uuier stilted ' that  Inspector Moodie md party had been  lieaid lrom last night. They aie at  Fort Giabarn. on Fiiulliiy liver, eight  hundred miles fiom Kdmonton.  In the Senate the Calgary and fid-  inontoir Hnilwny bill vvns iend a lliiid  time. Papeis relating to the Kdmonton bridge weie l.i.d on the table.  WlNNlPl'f., April 20.���������Nine hunched  nnd thutv-lwo Aiisliuins in rived heie  last night, havingHlS.OOO denials. One  hundred .and fifty ot them leave  today for Kdmonton.  rim: on i.\i"i~_ ~>ri'i~i<ioK  Four Wii.mvji, April -J!).���������The  steamer Service has been desttoyed bj-  iiie ou Like Si.pi'i mi.  .MR   <iI_,\I"-~TOM~'s   CONDITION  LoxnoN, Apnlil ���������Notwithstanding  .icpoils ciiculateil vesleiday by the  Associated Press, -Mr. Gladstone is  still alive, .nd his i nrnlilion, though  still very weak, is'iinchanged.'  Mr. Fostet's suggestion that the  government should be formally  bound tei introduce a prohibition  bill it the plebiscite p;oes ''Yes." is  very uiucli to thu point. The  plebiscite without sueh a pledge  is a mockery.  supplies and   a    ("inpiu.iiv  .his ship'- 01 el-" he ul hi** lleet Miam'il  sie'ioss the the Pacific lor S in   |"iar.cis-   the inh ib'1 DUs nl   the  p mic sit .cken ' il  "en.   Il isevpectrd tlia( nMii'1  1 _.ili<>pean I c tv h tve  di ruled th ir. an ..<'ive sn _.-.* i  p.iwer.-   hoichnu   pijsi cjsiciis    on   ine I w ill r >' I     d-lived   longer  tli ������n  divl  (_.hini--e ceist vv id'. ,'.npr    (/u.'l    l>ui-|lne   k   ���������o.'uti.)..      Uu -tu���������   ,s   iu.k- j ('!������  ,11  ,t h'* i l.'.es .'s i i rh" e ui lil'oui   ua 1> i   tu  av It.i ll ships n) >| he   bi ibjf I mt I   nn is   it   11������  nn.iy l-'ke shi'itf i  in   then    poi is     ~vi   ,ii���������l JI  Biatter how well inclined  towards the' nioie  doubled  iispeltd ���������  Ms   ,V I '  Ii.Lv 111.  I   Pi <i - ��������� r i>*.iv s". ns j selt hi l t'kuiir -no much  in the   pre-  u"'.nl .1 ti"  S  t'.i'l.'y! se".c������ ot  i frenchman, he broke  down  ni'M_r l,iiii.(li'._.ni once  and confessed all.    More arrests   may  lhe  agents   of   the  follow.���������Cr.inbiooK Herald.  The chief engineer of tlio public  works depart ineufc is on his way  back lo the u>i|ii:nl, alter having  visited Wi angel. r<> inspect, the  fae"iIitie-_ lur* j niching the Yukon  country. .V-ked as to what ho  thought of the bt-ickine mute. Mr.  Coste :s u.-piutcd Iroiti AVinnipeg  as saj ing: ' Ic i- mi y p'-iu-ticable  as a slimmer li-uit*. It is cptite  unlit for winter navel as the nver  become-* c-h <Ised with snow and  the brnks ai"iiot suitable* '.or lite  as a. nn* ins Jl tfau-por t. Thiee or  four Inoii-iiriei people lire alreadv  waiting till the river is free of ice." I iho "toivn! and th,  prove a great stn c  ki t era. t '..oi; o    hi.  evi.s  long md Unco leut eitent, melius vvnlu,  aiiii ai*. sutj up on l'lii'-es at, a iniivi ment  height. Itnjii tliu Hoot' ly s^l, of two. in  the loini ot an inve. ted Y  The bonds contains "."0 sp ices one and  onu quarter melius sipi ue, st) Mial t-'iu two  b ) nils will ptu\ido spaiu lilt' .~),1("0 L.lls  'Lliu puis used lor hinging thu bigs on  a.o iljuiit si*, nn.1'1 , Uin<t and i.'iuov-  .ililu Thev aiu made ol aluminium, hiving a vashci' about, one inch liomll.e  eail ui'eiUd m lhe bond topii'vcnl. them  linni ^'niig tiliioii-xl*  'I I.e tag- use I aie ut i.aious color-,  wilh iiiL.imng as foilovv-s A wlntu tag  loi".i Joaili d c.n mov.ng'on tho home line,  and vullow lot an em pin- Keel is for .. car  delivered ro a co'inecrmg 1. ic, and bluo  lor.ieir ictmiied lrom same' licit and  blue rags show _ u- niiinbc is" nmnbeis of  st ll ion, a'ld dates ol di'livei,- or luturn.  a- the c.isj maj be Vi'ik indicates a va-  c-inr luinihei' (.liccu i.e: lepicscnts a  pun linn movement; between loads.  Tlu -I npbcilv nf this new svslcin is  ll- niost, -friki'ii* li.'iuiii, and the iii.innii  in iv Iin h 11. r.ieilititis and expedites tlio  wnil. of lucoidnig car -. is iuiv leniii'k-  alile. hi me iii-i pi icu lhe eipiipinunt ol  i i ulv.av is dividid into the two elates  ���������p i-syiiMi-i md lioighc 1 hoso chissi-s aie  .___-.*iti sub tin med into other classes ae-  (Cii'din , to iliun kind I'm* uxi'nple, tlio  In iglit eal eciiuii'iieiiL ol the Lliand Tienl_  is separate I into lie u 1} tvenLv fivu ehllm-  cn' suli-diMsions, ive'n subdivision heinj;  eoi 1; o*e,l-ol_-c lis oLcblloienl���������dii'icbions   Carnage cats aiu 10 feot long, bouse e.us  10 leet long, uto . and inasmuch as the  lcrpino-iii*iil . ot ihu tiallit dilTof mil c u .  laimoli be used indl-eimnnitulv, tliu no-  eossitv of giotii)iiigUieee|iiipiiiciil,tog('tliei-  bv tlas*e* is obvious. And lieioin is ono  ol tho iiKisL ailvantaireous Icatmes oC che  now sj-,!!-!)!, if not, Hs strongesl, point.  Ihu equipment being sopmated by classes,  tho i.ir disiiibiitcr can obtain mfoini.-i-  tion desiiud as showing tho location and  sen no ol any or the viuioiis kinds of oars  bv limning tlio eve over that sedinnol  the boaid vvlicie tho gioup of eais wauled '  is to ho found, lesulling in aiieuoiioinii.il  o.xpuiuhtuio of time and 1 ilmr 'llu* siiiw  icsults fn) low- the woik in all dn eel mils,  linch pin contains a complete history nl  the mnv union! s of .an Individual car on  the luiiuu line, ns well as the iiini'tioii  inovciiiuiits botween other lines, for a  pel mil estimated to cover about two .an.l  a half years. 'I'liojiuis being lumoviiiilo.  lhe l.r.ioing clui'k can take onu ot mure nt  them from the boards (substituting other  puis for theni *o as nol, to Intel foie. with  tbe work of making tlio roeoid, which  must go on uiiiiiteiriiptcdly) mid thus  mako his tracings of tune, froij-dit or  ntlioi movements without, obslnietnij. the  work of ntheis This obviates what is  known as "lost motion" m Ihe old -j-  tenrs, that is, infc'rfui-mg with the jiro-  giess of making the lecotds while obtain-  ing information, wlui It occasions In gieat  lo-is ot time. Many featutes ot thu now  system nro vntually autoinilio; for in-  st.ineo, tags only aceuinulate on the pins  when c.us move, so that tlu uioio ex-  pcdiLiously tho inovo the fastui- tapes will  acciiniiilate. Cars inaking but fow movements havo but fow tags on thu pins  assigned to theni, and this is automatical lv disclosed to (ho eyo at .a glance.  Tho "inteiclringo board" shows at, all  times how many cars arc in possess on of  !other railways, dnect anf indirect e'lii-  iicctions. A count can bo taken .my dav.  or as often .as iietcsitics require, and  the usual statements (weekly nr month  ly) cm be quickly made. 'L'raceis for cars  ibscnt froin homo lines cm bo liiti'c u^i  and mailed to tlio roads haviiigpos-essioit  of cars, thus enabling tho ownirs to follow their equipment clo~elv and insist  upon its return to their service, all _}._.  woik being done within* thu 11=0 of a  pen or a drop of ink.  Ooantoss I"ncoui..;.es  Kuiltan-r*  Tho Countes of Warwick h.is   livi   establishing .1 knittinemidiisr.j a_,1..irwiuk  for cvclmg, shooring  a:nl   uulluig st������Ic-  l*igs of .a liner and belter s 116  Lh n" rl oso  j nsci-illy made.   _Mi*s Fortcs^uo Yongn has  been holding classes in ihtTeient   parts of  (hi mo seems bkclv to  hti Ov^r!ool<ed  Newspaper Advertising  An important, iliougli often overlooked feature of  new&p-ipi-r julvoitisiny, i<*- the good feeling which a pleasant  invitation, neatly placed in type, produces. Acquaintanceship  between our readers ar.d advcrtiser-i is begun at tho very  first time your advertisement appears.. The invitation may  not, always be accepted at once, but good will has been  established.  With what a feeling of case and serenity one enters  the storo_pi- 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 it5  wants \ou to try it. is interested in your getting it. This  very good will, tliis appreciation of courtesy, this sactiontisfa  in 1 icing pleasantly asked has been the foundation of many a  successful business.  _N"cw.-_papcr ad\ci'tising i.s something more than  spending money in the newspapers. If properly done it is  the making oi' acquaintanceship and friendship that will  surely bu of great value in time to come.  "Would   vou   li  favorably regarded ?  lave your  business   or  your article  so  Make  it  known.      Jf it  is  worthy,  people will appreciate being asked: - 4  And if )ou desire to talk to the buying classes of  -Ninth Kootenay. it can only be done thoroughly through the  columns of THE HERALD,' its circulation being at least four  times larger than its competitors in this district. THE  HERALD gives the news while it is news, and is the largest.  paper and only semi-weekly in Xorth Kootenay. The wrong  way to compete with your, fellow business "man is to drop  advertising. 3n this up-to-date age you must line up with  join- competitors, or the time will soon come when you "will  sec where you made the mistake���������of letting your opponent  do all the advertising.- - " " -  O f i ������  j\ow .when you have decided co cnlargc-your advertising space or perhaps only begin, the next thing'you need is.  printed stationery, and the neatest and best always enhances  ".our business most. THE HERALD has the only complete  job plant in Noith Kootenay and employs onlv'competent  workmen. Xeat, clean, attractive printing is iho hind wc do  at lowest prices, but material is always the best? Xo job too  large for u^,���������none too small. After getting-your stationery  and arranging for your Ad. then subscribe for THE HERALD  and you arc on the right i~oad to do business on up-to-date  principles.   Be up-to-date.   Do busiiicss_.with"THE HERALD  J.J?-!-  THE HeRAlsD, Revelstoke.  Isthe Shortest and  Quickest Line to .  WALLACE,   FARMING-TON,  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  PULLMAN,      LEWISTON,  COEL'R D'ALENE MTXISS.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA.  PORTLAND,    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCISCO. MOSCOW,  CRIPPLE CREEK.  AND   ALlj rOIXTis   1~AST OU   SOUTH   I  V,P'  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  THE ONLY   CAQT  LINE   .   .    . SZ.AO  I  Via Salt  Luke,  Denver,  Omaha and Kansas City.  Shortest and  Quickest Route  c  To Yukou and   Klondike Golds  Field-.  To Eastern aud European points.  To Pacitic Coast, China, Japan  and Australia.  Steamship Tickets to  and from  Europe anil other foreign countries  Train for the Kast and Poilland  depaits 7:1~> p.m. daily. Wallace .and  Moscow acconiinod.it ion tleparts 7:13  .���������urn. ei.i'ly. Through seivice. Xo  delays or lay overs <iiiyivlieie,  Get  lhrough tickets  and fm ther infer nialion ot O.  J!,  to X. city ticket  oflice,    Xo.     IliO.    Riverside   "avenue,  corner Stevens  St.,  Spokane.  Wash.  J. Ca~iu*uki.l,  Genet .il Agent, Spokane,  \V. H. llurlbuit, G.r.A.. Portland.  Spokane Falls and .Noptfyepn  .Nelson and Ft. Sfteppapd  Red Mountain Kys.  The only all rail rour<* vi.Iioet c'.iir.ee o  cars between Spokane. iNortbiio't, KoitL-inil  and _N'clson, alao between lioaalonil ur.d  r.clBon.  DAILY      EXCEPT      SUNDAY  V-j-VE. XOIUIII'OP.T -WHIVK.  For Spokane��������� From Spokane���������  1:20 p.m     1-J0pm.  For Koisland-*-" From Ito'WaDd���������  1:10pm 110i_.ni.  For 1. elson��������� From Ne'eon���������  l:iOp.m  .   12__pn_.  Clo.e comecliors atr-clson with steanur  ior K&elo aad all lfoote ia3 Lake points.  Passeng't, Icr Kettle Kiver uid Eouodarr  Creek comccl at Marcus a ith stage daily.  TOURIST CARS  Run daily and are" models of  comfort.  Magnificent sleeping and dining  cars on all trains.  Tickets.. , issued through and  baggage checked to destination.  Eastbouud"-Daily TitAiN-AVestliound  1:40 .a.m. Ive-Kcvelstoke-lve 5:20 p.m.  Connection with Kootenay  points, S a.m. leave Revelstoke,  arrive 1:30 p.m.  For information, time cards,  maps and tickets apply to  T. XV. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  W. F. Anderson, Travelling  Passenger Agent," Nelson.  E. J. Coyle, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  Kaslo&SlocanBy  TIME G/VRD  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Padflc Standard Tims.  GOING WEST  SOO am Leave.  8-36 am  Sh". am       ���������   .  !r-5lam      "   .  10-03 am      '    .  10:18 am      *    .  10-38 am  lOUnamAirivo  DAILV ooiko __ST  Kaalo Arrive 3^0 pm  South Fork... 3:15pm  ...Sproule's    "     2:15 pm  ..Whitewater...   "     2:00pm  ...BearLake ...   "      I_mpo  . McGnlKan....   **     -L33pm  Cody Junction    "     1:12 p m .  .... Sandon Xeaval������9pss  CODY -DTK (  Leave llilOam....Sandon....Arrivell.*������aam  Arrive 11*20a m ....Cod}- leavell_~-_s_  BOBKBT.IKVINa  I GI~O_F.C0~~~~I____~~~~l  G. 1'. and P. A.       |      Sopeilnten ent  1 2EEJ-  Silver Soap  Silver Polish  Qx Gall Soap  Pumice Soap  'and all first class Toilet  Soaps and articles always kept on hand at  the     .  -^janada Drug &  Book Co., Ltd  Revelstoke Station, B. C  LOCAL AND, GENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About  Revelstoke.  ���������Call' on Pete after 9:30 p. in. for .a  'nice sandwich. lm  r.-aai'Holiday's I)aily_;i1__A--.] ~?  Miss Powell reopened the kindergarten this morning.  Mi. A. Hanson intends enlarging  the .Monarch Hotel at Field.  The interior of the Presbyterian  church is  to be plastered and refitted.  The Calgary Daily Herald is issuing  a.special Saturday evening edition of  eight pages.  James Allen, who has been sulfering  from a seve-re attack of tpiinsy, is now  convalescent.  Mr.-W, T. James, representing li. L.  ?>I*ini.-hestnr. merchant tailors, Ottawa,  tvns in town today.  E. P. Whalley. of Nelson, a brother  of Mrs. G. AV. Clarke, of this place  arrived on a visit on Saturday.  _ii-*. Myers made his bow to the Gold  Commissioner thisiuoi ning on n charge  of d. and d."   Fifteen days  in the coop.  A London"despatch slates thatowing  to the war Derbyshire lend advanced  S10 per ton on Friday anil a further  advance was expected.  The attorney general asked leave on  Friday to introduce n bill entitled "An  Act-to Eceeler.ite the Incorporation of  the Town of Kevelstoke."  ���������Telling the public about your  wares, the prices you sell them for iinel  the reason why they should buy  yours,���������that is advertising.  ��������� Mr. Chits. S. Houre, manager   of (be  Winnipeg   branch   of    the'   Imperial  Bank completed his   inspection of the  -.    branch here on Saturday.  ���������A carload tif prime stall fed. Manitoba, beef has been received i'roin  Winnipeg by 3. R. Hull to Co.  The   Chinese  in   town   have undertaken the. burial of   the remains found  on the. hill, but, wish  for some  reason  of their own to delay the interment for  ������������������a-week-.-^^^-- "���������''-'-- ���������-  Rev. Thomas Menzies. of Mount  Pleasant. Vancouver, filled the pulpit  in the Presbyterian church very acceptably yesterday. He will he in  town for a fevv weeks.  . o  Mr. F. C. Anderson, who has been  in the employ of the Kevelstoke "VY titer  Light nnel Power Co. for some liuie,  iiist.il I ing the plant and fivtures, left  ���������for Victoria on List, night'.. Xo. 1.  Mr. Percy I__t.uk-*nud surveying party  Yr.-~.i~~e down on Saturday from their-  camp. 10 niib-s up thi* wagon road to  Allied Canyon. -Mr. l_e*ake spent Sunday in town.  Dr. McKechnie hns been appointed  meteorological observer fit tin.- point  and started in sending hi- report finm  the lirst of the mouth. Hi- bus reciv-  ������������������il the theri������ioiii-teis and rain gauge,  lint not the barometer.  Dr. Brett is going immediately to  Milwaukee so purchase ,-i fii-t-class  -aerating machine fr,r the bottling e*,.  tabli-h'iient which is to be ope-ii'-d at  the Halcyon Hot Springs. He expect.-  that the vv.-iter will find an c-liniiiious  sale and intends- to advertise it very  extensively. ���������  A novelty in tin* way of packing vvill  soon be tried at Albert. Canyon. The  eifiie-iiils of the* Waveily Mining Co..  are having a harness built for a huge  "Great Dane/' foruierlv owned bv  Sandy McRae, of Kevelstoke. They  inteifd to pack the* provisions to the  survey party on the wagon road until  such time as the road is opened up.  Details of the second shooting scrape  near Kuskonook nre. to hand. Tlie  affair took place in ii railway e-amp  .seven mile-s from that, place'on Monday  morning last. Some Italian navvies  ���������attacked the foreman of the gang, Pele  'Cline. who shot two of tliem iu sell  ���������defense. .Neither of the wounded w-ei e  fatally injured. Cline walked inro  Kuskonook and gave himself up.  A practice shoot came of}'on the  Gun Club grounds nr, Saturday. Out  , e.f 25 birds. J. Edwards seciireel 1(5. IC.  <~. White 35. A. McR.ie IM, G. Kai ber  12. XV. M. Lawrence* 10. A. Mai.il<>ii,il.l  made a good shoot, though be did not  fire at all his birds. Out of 10 -shots be  secutedil, The general practice vv ill  take place every Saturday afternoon.  The electric traps, which were not  working very well, have been iixed up  by Mr. B. M. Smith nnd are now woi k-  Jnc in first class oi d"������.  From Tiu'.sdav's Daily  Hkjiai.ii.  i  The delay to the N'o. 2 yesterday  was c.iiised by n, roekslide somewhere  down hy Yale.  Prof. Li Paso left, yesterday on a  couple of weoks'visit to his pai-enls in  Washington.  .1. II. Macfiirland left, for XV. M.  lli-iivvn's hotel at, the St. Leon Hot,  Springs this morning.  The Kevelstoke Water, Power to  Light Co. nre filling up their cribbing  along the lllccillowael with rock.  Mr. XX'. M. Lawrence's new house on  Second Streel east, is taking shape in  lhe hands of the con tract or.  The I'reneh Creek case has been  settled out of rnnrl .-iiiiic.'ihly .-mil satisfactorily lo all the piirties "concerned.  The new C. P. K. sleaiuer Kossland  i.s now milking trips on tlie regular  run. The ICooLeiiny has gone on lhe  slips iit Nakusp.  The painters nre busy al work on  Mr. A. (i. Si. Spragge'.s handsome new  villa on Third St. which will soon be  ready for occupation.  A tandem bicycle, owned by IX. C.  Dier, of the C. P. K. telegraph ollice,  flashed on the town yesterday. The  onward march of civilization is irresistible.  O. II. Allen's numerous friends tire  pleased to be able to gieet him once  more after his convalescent trip to the  Halcyon Springs.  A flouting wharf is to be constructed iiiiiueiliitl.oly by the C. P. K. nt the  Halcyon Springs, lor the convenience'  of tourists to that popular rosort.  E. L. ICinm.-iii left for Cassiar on  ye..lei.lay's No. 1. He vvill strike for  the lower end of Deese Lake and the  Liard river by tbe Stickeen route.  The operations or. the new wharf  at Arrowhead are almost completed,  and the platform along the landing  stage adds to the comfort of passengers, besides forming a convenient  promenade- from whicli to view the  beauties of Arrow Lake.  The annual general meeting of the  Great Western Mine, limiteei, is being  held in their oflice nn Front street this  .���������ifteriiuoii. Two of the directors. .T. J.  Young, of Calgary, and F. \V. Gods.il.  of Pincher Creek, Albertu, .-ire unavoidably absent.  Mr. Il.A. lliovvn has some line specimens on view in the Union Hotel of  copper ore from the Jubilee claim  near Penny, recently acquired by the  Western Canadian Mining to Development Co.. in which he is interested.  Mr. R. Tapping hits bought, two lots  near' the school house nl "the corner of  Garden a venue and Government streel,  and intends-to erect, cm ihciu a first -  class opera bouse, oOxlOO feel, wit li all  the ii.osl modern appliances and conveniences.  Mr. Chas. Mucdonald, the popular  young manager of the. Canada Drug to  Book Co.'.s store here, is going eloWn  to Nelson in a day or two to bundle  the drug department of the company's  branch store there for a eiutpleof  mouths. Mr. Pi'ttingell, the druggist  of (,hi'"eoinp.-iny at. Nelson, vvill l-elijve  Mr. Miteiloiialil here.  The I__.k_kai_.ii regrets to shite lhat  iiiiii 1 carrierK.illeg.-iard met with an accident Yesterday, which i.s likely to lay  hiin up again tor another week, ilii  was standing up in his waggon, when  tht* wheels on one side ran up a slump  and threw him out. As he fell the  wheels ran over bis light ankle. No  bones are broken but the leg is bruised  and injured, so that Mr. l",illegaicl has  to keep to his bed.  On Sunday night Charlie Chili, who  for the past, three* weeks hud been  t-ookii.g for Mr. .1. II. Woodside in the  C. P. 1.. restaurant, cooked lhe dinner  for the guests of the establishment us  usual and then went tu his home in  the town and died. He w.i*. a man of  about 51) veins of age. The body is  now lying in K. IIowso-i _c Co.'s furniture wa rehouse awaiting the arrival  of the brother of the deceased, who  "has-lu'eii-seiit-fof���������al��������� the���������co'iistT^-Tiie'  runei-iil will take place probably on  .Wednesday. As the dead man was a  member of one of" the Chinese secret,  societies, it vvill probably be un affair  of some importance.  On   Monday   night   jn-t   as     Supt.  Duchcsiiey   was   seeking    smn'e   well  earned repose, word vvas brought  that  a bridge across   .-i  swamp   ne.it- Three  Valley Lakes was   on fin*.    An engine  which wiis just pulling out was hastily  sleipprd, a bridge gang called   our,  nnd  in   Ii.r_.lt'   all   hour   the  superintendent  .-iml Mr. Kilpatrick   were on their-way  tn the scene of   the   fire.    They fun nil  lhat some workmen who hud been repairing lhe   bridge had left   some dry  chips around, aiming which and in the  dry foliage  of  lust  year  the  fire  had  I started.    .Many   of   the   limbers   wen*  | badly .scorched nnd  every  one   which  | hail been touched   was tipped out   and  I new .nil's   put   in    place   and   after   a  j night, of hard work the whole party ie-  'turned   here   by iriMJ   in the morning.  The biidge is an old wooden structure*,  which is to be lilleil in this year, and in  fact a gang  will   beat  work on it almost iluectly.  The B. C. Gas'Machine Co.  A llevelstok'- firm was legist creel  today under the iiatne of the Jli-ilish  ('(iluiiibi.-i G.is Machine Co.. to maim-  f.icluie njid handle the .u etyleiie. g.is  geiieiatoi'. vvhie h has been pel footed  by \V. T. Love The company will  iiirinut.-u tiu-e Ilu* generators" for  Kootenay at Revelstoke and for the  cosisl ni. Vancouver, ft. P. Pettipiece  is one of the members of the company  and will take the mad us agent right  away. Alieady lhe company bus  nearly a dozen cu-deis to fill right in  town. A patent fnr the generator  has been applied for.  Watching Our Smoke.  The KjisId Mornii.g News, the Daily  Evening Koolcnaiim, and the Daily  Nelson Miner an* all Micces.srirs of the  Daily IIekar.u in the field of Kootenay joiiitialisiii. All are bright little  journals, giving their readers the  telegraphic news up In dale. Meanwhile the poor old Smail stands g.i/.ing  pensively at Mr. Sibbald's new wagon  reads from the- front dour of its ollii i;  longing for the good old (lavs gone by,  when a column of son-hearted politics  iind mud .slinging, half a (lnzeri glad  band local.-e arid several ynnls nf dreary  clippings wenl down willi the public  as an alleged ue'v.sp .i.ei.  GALLAHT  RESCUE  OF A BOY  I, M. Citron of Thomson's Landing  Rescues Roy Thomson from Death in  the Lake.  Thomson's Lanoino, May 2.���������Last  Friday three people narrowly escaped  drowning here. M. Beaton, .1. Poller  aiul lir.lle Koy Th unison, 7 years of age.  wenl out llsliing in a dug mil, which is  very cranky and alter lhe parly had  goi'oiil some distance from shore the  boat turneil over, spillingall three into  lho ice cold water of lhe Arm. .All  I lii't't* struck out foe the shore, which  lleaUni and Porter leached in a sl.-ite  of exhaustion. Little Koy swain  vigorously for over three iniiiiileslnit-.it  lasl-bei-aiiie exhausted and benumbed  by lhe ice cold water, nnd would huve  certainly drowned bail not 1. M.  Citron, merchant of this pbiee. being  out for a walk on the beach, noticed  his danger, ran to the hike, hastily undressed, .swam out and just, reached the  lit tie lad as he was sinking, ilr. Citron  tiirnesl on his biiek and s.i'am ashore  with the 1 iLl lo fellow on his breast,  reaching the beach in such an exhausted cc'iidilion that he had to bu  assisted to laud. Every one here is  praising lhe courage displayed hy Mr.  Citron. Swimming in the e'ceiin to  save lifo is nothing lo swimming in the  ice cold water of An ovv Lake. If then-  is'any reward for acls of bravery of  this description Mr. Citron certainly  deserves it, and the ease .should be reported to the proper quarters.  poisoning. The evidence tit the in  tpicst wont to shew that the wound in  bis tongue was self inflicted, lie was  seen to jab a pocket knife in the tongue and also lo stick toothpicks inlo  lhe wound. His idea seems to have  been to scheme for whiskey.  rs  .THOMSONS LANDING,  Building- and Business  Notes from the  Liverpool of the Arm.  XV. 1-1. Viekers has purchased Beaton  to McCormick's pack train .and Beaton  it Thompson's stables and the eight  lots on which they are erected. Mr.  Vickeis intends to pub up three new  buildings immediately and make the  Landing-his headquarters at this end  of the road for his freighting business  up Fish Creek and Fcgiison.  Mr. Tohin is clearing his lot for the  erection of u dwelling house.  Ben Kearny has purchased two lots  and is preparing lo build. He says he  intends to senel for his three wives  and settle down here for the next KID  years.  THE MYSTERIOUS   SKELETON.  Inquest    on     the    Remains     Held     on  Saturday.  Coroner Maclean.empanelled a jury  on Saturday to inquire into the'discovery of the remains found on the.  mountain last weej*. The jury consisted of Messrs. 11. A. Brown, foreman: Charles Macdonald, it. Howson.  H. Tapping. G. l_. Grogan nntl W.U.  Page. Evidence vvas given by Dr.  Jell's, who statt'd that the bones were;  those ("if a .small man. E. G. White  also related the circumstances inidi'i-  which hu niaile the'discovery. XV. Si.  Lawrence, who was one of the pa-ly.  who accompanied the coroner to the  place of discovery. C. Lindniark. who  expressed his opinion that the vest resembled exactly one which im h.ul sold  lo Sain, the- Chinaman, who. sn  niy.steiio'.-.sly eli.-appeaieil about- two  years ago. and A. Mc:Kac*. provincial  constablL', who gave further evidence  as 11) the position of the skeleton and  the discovery of the open knife, cuiu-  plelelv underneath everything.  The jury brought in a vei diet that  the remains were those of an unkin.w n  ��������� mm. who came to his d".illi by unknown in-.-ins.  Xct'.iing ha** transpired te throve any  light on the discovery. The Chir.i-s"e  in town are said to believe that the deceased, il" it is Sum oi- imi-: of thi'iii-i-lvi *,  at all, went up there t<> commit. *=uiciiii.  and took poison nnd died. Nn theory  has, however, ha- been propounded  which envois nil the cur-inus- points  about the- discovery, which are the ab-  -.eoceot thcj-kull and the tup vci-relu-ae  I if tlit_-.-ii-.pk. I.b t* onen   i-u-se-k iii f e___j_i*n( I  INCORPORATION  'ihe little'piece, of news, which the  IIickalij publishes in another column  from the sessional papers of the legislature that, the Attorney Geneial has  asked leaye to bring in a bill for the  incorporation of the town of Kevelstoke, i.s sufficient proof that the date  is not. far distant when this town will  assume llu* responsibility of self government. The lll.UAi.li has never had  the least idea lhat the lobbying of  selfish and interested laud specultilors  would be of any avail with the government against. (he ah no.st unanimous  wish of the residents of this place for  municipal self government... The bill  will not lake long iu passing the house  anil vvill no doubt appoint an early  dale for the lirst election of n mayor  and council for Kevelstoke. The Ilrc't-  Ai.n earnestly hopes that, public spirit,  will prevail and that, proitiinont business men vvill be found willing to come  forward unil seek election for thesi.  olliccs. An enoi moos step towards  our future prosperity vvill be attained  if the first council starts the municipality right, at first. If our affairs are  begun on economical and business  lines, they aie likely lo continue to be  administered in the same way. But  if we commence with a big list, of salaried officials, carelessly supervised  and with the inception of public works  beyond the requirements of u reasonable! and conservative estimate of  immediate development, it will ,be u  very difficult task for some, succeeding  council to place mailers 'on a better  footing. Even from Ihe most selfish  standpoint it will pay men with a  stake in this place to come forward  and run for the council.  An era of extravagance nnd incompetence 'is ii very I'usy mutter to in-  ii'.iguiiiie in any municipality tinel it is  at the start when the temptation is  greatest and the facilities most fatally  numerous. Once the minds of the  ratepayers have become accustomed  to carefulness and a wise economy .in  the administration nf their affairs,  once ii machinery ol" checks and safeguards lias heen built, up. any change  iu a contrary direction is liable to be  noted and denounced. We have in  Kevelstoke the makings of the best  towns in Kootenay. Itis distinctly  worth any business man's while, however much he may be lieeessnrily  occupied witb 'his own ��������� immediate*  alfairs, to lend a hand to place its  municipal business" on'a secure and  conservative basis.  .  2  Agent for the  Blicketiscterfer  Typewriter  Dealer in Hats, Caps. B^* ~ > ^Shoes  Gents' Furnishings, Stationery, i[;J*nnd80tr>r3dieines'  Tobaccos and Cigars, Toilet anc\ .-ancy 'Articles,  Fruits, Etc.  ���������&> if <!������3r -lU ������2=i  9  Revelstoke, B. C.  Ml   ������*.  El     iLarf'O" lis  ft  Buttor and Eggs       Vegetables and Fruit       .Tobaccos and Cigars  A Choice Assortment of Teas and Coffees  ���������r  DEALERS   IN  GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,  HAY, FLOUR AND  FEED  '-    Biscuits, Confectionery, Soft Drinks, Etc., Etc.  Mail Orders promptly attended to.    .  Corner First St. and Campbell Ave. KevelstokeStation, B. C.  -SSta  Liquor License  Tnl;o notice Hint I, the uiiilcr.-igncil, intend  to unnlr, 00 (luvs (rom date, to tlio Stipeiulinry  Mnitistfntc for'tlic North hiding of the tli'i't-  onil District of Kootennv for n liceiisi; to sou  liquor hy r_ti.il lit niy hotel nt tho mouth of  Ciirncb Oreelc  Diit.cl this 1st day of May, ISDS,  ���������llliyltW M.   Jl.   ~~VCIIASNAN.  s>.   II" YOU   WANT....  PURE COW'S  MILK  Gitnrnnt-cil Unailull-ratccl,      _.  Go to the Europe Dairy  MRS. P. JUI.I_.~~  MRS.    PARADIS,  Third Street Centre.  'llats trimmed and r_-t_lmiii_d on shortest  )ioli__.  27n|isvvl m '  Ten men came down from the Silver  Cup this week. The. reason for these  men being laid off i.s, that for the  present, owing lo the bad state of the  rawhide*tr.iil," it is impossible to get  sul-icient supplies to the mine. A  couple of hundred toivs of ore is now  Iving at the-initio awaiting an improved condition of the road.���������Trout,  Lake TVpic.  An Invitation  ���������________________________  Prospector.  iners....  under iiie hndy. the long pieces of tape  like -stnir found in >.ii>' Im.-h below, and  the presence nf the skeleton _������ the  dog.  Post Office  Changes.  The lomr cont-inplated change* in  the forvvardinir office for the souHi  mail commenced on Sutiiielay, Mr. .1.  O. Macleod. chief mail clerk, paying  a visit here to get things in shape.  Postmaster Bourne has incn-used liis  stag by lh" addition e.f Mi*. Thiu-ii".  the organist at, St. Petei'V*. in order ir;  be able tn cope with the extra work  eii(.tiled.  Iu (���������(ir.v'.r.-.ition with a JIkiiau*  man. Mr. Miiclei-d s rid that the change  conveyed no reflection on the K.-vel-  stcke ollice. whii h h.ui also given nu  efficient and satisl.icinty ���������sci-vic e. but  was reriiiiit'd for the ennvi-nii-i.e-.* of  the people ill the lowei count ry. w hosi*  mails wi-ie i)..|,-iyi-.l by b.'ing IhV.misi  far to he soi red." Tln-ie. we.old h������ no  change in the arrangement.* for conveying the innil-e between ih** two  olllces at pic-sent, or unlil iii.������t.i-nr.ticiiis  hael heen received finm Ottawa. Mr.  Bon nu* had jirranged lhat at present  flu* niail fiom the snutb addressed to  the    K''Vl'|stoke    post Office    s(|(iii|fl   r,0  up with the mail bugs hrougsit in ny  the Xo. I.  Mr. Hourne has enlarged the i..jvc;l-  stoUt; Station otlle;e. 'consider.ilily to  enable the sorting In be dune vvith  convenience and rapidity.  The Novel Scheme to Get a Drinlc.  Last Friday ;i limn named Gi._r.pge  Cooper, .alius Albeit Siwyer. who had  been following the trade of a painter  in Revelstoke. Nakusp, Xew IJcnver  and other Kootenay point-, cune to  his death at Nelson in ,i .si range mariner. A polici-man found him waudei-  ing round the town in a shocking enn-  (lilieiu. To quote the Nelson Trihun".  His tongue was hanging out of his  mouth und b.ully swollen, with n  gaping wound on the tipofil. The  neck arid face woi e also swollen ami  discolored, and altogether he pi.-senl-  eil a most shocking sight. Whim  spoken to. (,'oopei could net speak  inlelligihly. so Thompson brought him  up to Tiietzel's drug stoic, while he  wviit to ])r. II.ill to scenic u ticket of  ndiuissi'iii for the man into the Kootenay fj.'ikeGeiieral Hospital. Tlinrup-  so-n had hardly left Iiel'oKi lbe- man  expired, those in attendance being uf  t,b>-   (.pitiitni   that     lie     had   ilieil    of  yOU ARE INVITED to call  *      at  our store at'any time  and examine  our A 1  stock of  Miners' Supplies  " " ' Provisions ~   Boots and Shoes  Clothing  ri  Miners' Picks and Shovels  Blasting Tools, Powder, etc  of which we  have a large hiio  well "!.s..orted variety.   It will  pay you to accept the   in vita*  . t>  tion.  l0 HOUSEKEEPERS AND  Hotels : We are well  stocked with the latest and  freshest canned goods, groceries, teas and coffees, and fresh  butter and eggs, potatoes, and  everything usually found in  an up to date grocery.  Free and   prompt delivery.  Fallis Bros.  Fortune  Seekers-  If jou try t .nr luck T.roHpi-etfiiK In  thu l.nr'Iriui rii.trlct, don't ims.  I. Jl. Cl'ron's g-iiorril More nl  Tliiin-.ioir, f.,uiding, U'li"ii >>>n cut)  liny the rl!������_ipeil nnd Ix-st miners'  siipplie* In the district.  SUBSTITUTION  is tho Greatest Fraud  of the Dav  _  There is no substitution in our Koods. Every  article of  Groceries,  Provisions,  Flour and Feed,  ' Confectionery,  Etc..  is ua a S~0 g.'ld piece.    !~o snhslit'.i'ion, no  fraud, hut ovory n.-ticle guaranteed.  Free delivery to any pnrt ot thu town.  Bicycles  Columbus  . -jfil Royal Flush  Just Out  "It's a Bird."  IN A XUTSIIEM.: Columbus Hii'yclcs nr. built of tho  1 l.i'M muleriiil nnd oquipmuiHK to lie found on tliu  iiuirkcl, nnd luivo uliiiuiliiiit practical, uitichiiiiie-iil  liii.iro.cnieiits that should inteiost iillcvclciiicolinnics  nnil -xporicncoi! critics.  Coi.umhus Fuajics nro constructed ol sunmlcis steel  tubiii't of high curboii steel.  Ciiank Hox is '2 iiiclics in diameter, ii-hit'h permits  use of patent coiiihiiuiiiiin hall letuiner nnd hcp-trutnr.  JN'o noise; no bretiltiui. ol balls.  , Thkad.���������After exlinnstive experiments, I}' treiul  hns been ndoiited. A wider trend prevents grace and  eiusy p.(Idling; n inirrowi'i- one ..ncrilice.s Mrength.  It n, a handsome liuieliine and will suit you better  llinn nny olher. H-fore buyini; u bievele, cull and  inspect the Columbus.   1'rlco, spot i'iisli,~f(i,'i.DU.  ror.t'.le by  W. JU.  LAWRENCE,   -j  Hardware and Ttnsinithlrig Paints and Oils  Specinltles: Lend I'lale Iioollng, Clnlvnni���������ed Iron  Homing.  a  2aptf  RtHTGRlSON Si GO.  John E. W^ood  Architect  and  Builder  c  Estimates,- .plans aud specifications  fnrni-lied on applieation. fcihop and  repair work pi-oniptly attended to.  "Wood carving a specialty. Work shop.  Front Street.  THOS.   H1LI-1ER,  Builder and  .    Contractor  Ofllco    in   Tupping'^   Tlieutic,  ground lloor.  Estimates furnished ou nil kings  of building..  Address :  Thos.  Wilier,  Revelstoke.  2 uplf  J. KERN AG HAN,  Ca:  penter  and Builder  ()mi k \.s-ii WoiiKinioi':  0|'I'0������1TK COUKT IIOCsK,  ItKVKIATOKE.  I'liuis, fipeeldciilions nud I'stlmntes given on  appllciitlon. The largest flock uf doors, sic-li,  brncki-ls, tiirnbigH, moldings, base en-lugs,  kiin-ilrii'd lloiiring, ceiling, and all inside Iin*  Isli l������ dm-In arrive Ihto on the .Ith May and  will be offered nl prlcCM never betore iiuoied on  this ���������|il|. nf Vnnciuiver. .Vnv one rei|tilring any  of the nl-iie underfill will he coii-uliing their  oivn interest*, h/ getting luy prleen heloro  ordering elseiilie're. '27np.s\\������f  ANOTHER GAR  .LAKE OF TRE WO0DS  FL06R  " With the Reputation of Buying-  From the Highest Priced Tailors  Buys His Clothing  From Us.'  Why shouldn't he* ?  Wo can ill him Jn ton minutes, und  have the largest stock in tho town to  choose from, a saving of time, a saving  of ino'ii'ey. ������  Our Spring Ready-to-Wear Business  Suits fit as well -is the most expensive.  We'don't, make these to order, but vve  make tliem.to lit.  Tkcwshi.s,��������� The choicest selection  of suitable patterns." Novv stripes,  epiiot- checKs, dressy plaids, elc. i  - Pu'incis AIjUEUTS.���������The correct, and  fashionable kind." made* of tin* linest  English Worsteds and Venetians.  . Stylish Suits. ��������� Cutaway " Coats,  single or double breast ed sacks in fine  Clays. Worsteds. Serges or Tweeds,  elegantly trimmed.  Overcoat".��������� With a distinct superiority of style" which only a sight of  I he goods tlieniselves can dcmoiisU-ato,  bnsliack or centre seam shapes���������the  finest and best.  Clothing j-ou tiik hoys.���������The best  of our previous efforts has been eclipsed  this season in the variuty and extent  of styles and patterns on display in our  Heady-Made department.' Mothers of  boys are. welcome to see and ci-ilici'/.e.  The North Kootenay-Tailor.  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Shoes for the prospector, sjh.oes  for miners, shoes for traiiim.oti,  and shoes for everybody,, all  hand made, also Hue slmcs,. at  prices to suit.  JENKINS,  First St.rc't, one block from,  Imperial   J'.ink  of   Canada  REVET-STOKE STATION,     -     R.C.  ii-^w in onr VMireroomn.   i'or the best I~l(iur  or lire'id, buy from  -     A.   N.  SMITH  Baker and Confectioner,  VlCTfll'IA   KOMI,    -     -      -      KEVKI-STOKE -T.ITIO.V.  I.   M.   CITROISI,  TilOV^sON'H   IjANCIVi;.  Kootenay Riflca  \   public   nieelli.g Mill be held ill llie Court  Ili'iisc tomorrow (Thursday) mailing nt '."���������<> m  scli'cl filTu-er- fur l-evclstolco. C'liinpnnv.  ���������liny.lJt VV. (I. I'Avro.w  V/anted  A (iiriil.slied r....m tu ic.iit. Kooin in u central  liicnlilv brti\.,.-u omit Iiousi. aii'l tin' rnii.n  I-.mt.-l pri-ii-ri.'d    .1d.|re"-: IIkiim.u (ill'ii-c. 'j:'n*.'  Stringed   Musical   Instruments  and Accessories,  Harmonicas,   Etc.  Scientific   Books, Reports, E������c.  ....Spectacles....  (?PiAS, J. RIMKH  ^S .-.- Opposite the Sta.ticyi  THE    MOLSONS    BANK  Irirnrponilcd by Aci of I'lirliainent, 1X.V>..  Paid Up Capital        .       .       Sa.ooo.coo  Rest Fund ....       $i,500_,ooo  Ilond Ollice: Montreal.  BOARD   OF   D III EC TO, It fi.  vv.^Ioi.sos M.vcruniesos l'resldeiit  K. II. l'~vvis'i; Vlce-l'resldeiit  XV. M. Kiunmiv, Henrv jVrelilbnld, Siiniuel |.*ind-  lev, .1. 1'. C-logliorn, 11. Marklnnd Motson.  V. \Vi"iI.KKH.sTAN Thomas lieiCiralMiiuiiger  A. 1). liuiiNFOiii In.speetor  II. I.ockwwji> Assistant Inspector  j\ geueinl bunking luislness triinsiirti'il.-  Inleresl allowed on deposits at currentrales.  ICngllsh nnd jlmerlcnit exeluinge bought und  sold at lowest rules.  *. IIKANCIIKS.  ltiilgeton.Ont.  ���������"initli's Fnlls.Ont.  Sorel, I'. 0.  Avliner. Ont.  llrocliviUe. Out.  Cnlgiirv, Attn.  Cllnliin, Ont.  K:ielcv..On(.  Iliiiiiilton.Ont.  I.omlon. Out.  .viei.ford, Out.  Montrenl, 1*. CJ.  Mocrishurg. Out.  Norwich, Ont.  Ottnvvu. Out..  Owen "iotind. Out.  Itevelstoke, 11. C,  Itevelstoke Urnncli:  St. Itruneh  1st. eintlieriues, Out.  St. Tlioninii, Ont.  Toronto, ejnt.  Toronto .1 unction, Out.  Trenton, Out.  Vnneonver, 11. C.  Victoria, 11. C. \  Waterloo, Ont.  "Woodstock. Out.  Winnipeg, "lau.  J. I). MoIkiii, Jlttiinger.  r'KOVINCIAL SECIIETAKY'S OFFICE  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor ha.  been pleased to make the following appointment:  Kith April, 1898.  (leorgc Sumner, of Comaplix, West Kootenay,  Ksquire, to be Mining Recorder, within anel for  I.nrdcau Miniuc nivi-ion of West IContetinr.  t~liiip_\\'_i  Painter and  .   Decoratdr  First Street East, Revelstoke Station  (lrnliiing,n'aper llnuging, Hard Wood ]~iiii������li-,  ing, House 1'iiintiug in all   llrniKdie.--,  tlari-iage l'aintiiig, (.lla/.lug, "He. "  CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT.'  -"XCKLSIOR FRACTIONAL _1INE"IA_.  "     OIj.VIM.  Situate in the Trout I_>iki* Miiii'iu Division of-  Wi-at Kootenny.   Vv heie located: On Silver-  Cup M niiiiiiii. ho'iiirte'd  on Ihe north by  the Sef.ttish   e*hief. i.n   the  smith by Ihj  'K#\i_-l_ioi-Min-nil Club... '  Tiik-) notice tlmt T K le-"- -v. 133i.njit. I'rco  Miner's C.-rlillciii,-i No. _~rS'J A. i-iuied it Vie-  loiiiveui tho Hid Novi'inher. ls'.)7, ns ng.'ii^foi  and on hcr.ali  uf tho Suiisbiiie  l_.i))iiied. Free  Minei-'s (Jerlificute No. (111-1 A, issu-ii at Sew  vv e8"ininstor un lho Slllh .Tune, 1SD7, intenel. 119  duysi fiom   the dnte. hereof   io apply to tho  Mining Hucorder for n rertillciiri! "f Impiove- ,  nicnt-1 'or tho  purpiae ot ob t_.ini____r iv irown  giant, of tho above miiicrul claim.  ���������i-iitl fur-ieitai:e notloo tlmt ticlb.n, under  ���������jpoiiuii  37.   nuisl.  be  ooinniouecd  niitoru tho  id'iii'irioa "f pneli Crtilicite of luiprovciiicuts.  Bited this '"Jtli day o_ Muiuli. 18.8. .  .' KOOAR A. KHENETT.  MOUSTAIM I''I~.\CT10NtAT*j MINERAL  Cb-IM.  Situati. in the Tiout Ij-ke Mining Diviilon oC  West Ko. tunny Where luci'ti'd: On Silver  Cup Moiii.t in, biiiiiule.il on the east by tin  Seo''isii  Chief, on lhe west by tho Alouut-  . uiu Mineral Claim.  Tuko imtico that T. Edgm* A. Bennett, "froo  Miner's Ccrti(lcnt(* No ii(WS9 A.is-u d lit " ic-  loria on tho 3rd November. 15II7. as agent for  mid on boliulf ot tho "liiiMiino Ijimittid, Froi  Minor's C.-rlillrate Ifo. Ctlli .V, issued nt Now  Wesliniiistcr on the'*;!!! (Iny of June, 1897.  intend, (10 dm a Iron, thn un'o hereof, to apply  to tho Mininir R'oorder for a Certificate ot  Iinpi-nveinc'iit- fur 'lio purpose of ob nii.ing it  oiovvn -rriii.t. of tin* ubovu mlnnrul ulidni.   '      '  Ar.dfnrtiior lake noliee rlini action, under  Section  S7    must he  coti-incnro..   heloro the.  issuance of such Coriiaenre ot Inipioveiiient-.  . I. .ted this liOth dux of "March, MM.  nonirlin KBGAIt A. BENNETT.  Certificate   of   the   Registration  of   an  Extra-Provincial Company   *-  "1'o.mim:ji:s j\ct 1S'.)7."  FimSCIl GlIllSK MlXlNO COMl'ANV.  Itcgisteri'd Hit loth day of Mareh, 18IIS.  I herebv eertifv that 1 hnvo this dav regis--,  lered the- "Frewl. Creek Mining Co." ns nn  Extra-l'roviiieinl Company under the "Com-,  pnnies Aet.lSUT, and to carry out or effect nil  or nny of the objects hereinafter set forth to.  which the legislative authority of the Legls*.  lature of Uritish Cotumhia extends.    .  The head oflice of the coin puny is .situate In  Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin, U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of the company is.  ~'_,lW0,0()eil, divided Into 200,1)00 shares of ten  dollars each. , .  The head oflice of the company in this province is situate at Itevelstoke, aud Arthur li.  M -*priigge, barrister und solicitor, whoso  address is Itevelstoke' aforesaid, is the attorney  for the company. '  Tho objects for which the company has been  established are:  To    purchase,  acquire,  operate, exchange,  hold, mortage, sell, lease and convey mines,  minerals or lands containing or supposc'il to  contain mines, minerals, deposits or auriferous  sands or cravels, and generally to engage In  the milling business, nml to develop and operate mines of all kinds, and  to engage in and  carrv-on the bu.sii'ess of purchasing, croc-ting,  cans'trueting,    operating    and     maintaining  dams, canals, ditches, water-ways, reservoirs,,  gates,    Humes,    race-ways,   sluices,   tunnels,  water-mains, pipi*s, machinery, buildings and  fixtures suitable,.necessary or convenient lor  the utilization o������ water for the purpose of.hy-.  draulie placer mining, or otherwise; to do and  perform oven* tet. und thing not herein spool*,  lied   but which may be necessary, proper or  expedient foe the success or profit of lhis companv, not inconsistent with law; and in pur-.  __iitti.ee of its purposes and objects, to purchase,  acouirc, hold, sell, rent, mortgage, hypothe-.  rate  or otherwise  handle and dispose of all,  kinds of real and personal   property, and to  exercise all powers ond franchises Incident to,  the   business,  purposes  and   objects   herein  spei-ilicd.orunyof them. ,    ,    m ��������� .*  ���������ejiveu i_idur my hand and seal ot o-lec at,  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  13th dav-Qf March, one thousand eight hundred)  and ninety-eight.  [j, s.i P. Y. VVOOTTO>~,  soinr-Tw   -  Ilcgistri'.r of .loint Stock (.omiinntps1-

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