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 Zf*<  ������-^i.-__,������,, .^-j i-vft-p-yi^OBi  ^y^������  //  ,:, }K> ��������� > /,  ^s     --V--; ./^.;-W.yl  EVELSTOK  <������>  X  -ISSTT-BXD   T-V^IOE-^i---VV-H3EK: ���������"VV-BID3_>rES3DA."5rS    -fV^TD    SA.T"U*:R,._D_A-'3rS-  Vol. II.    No. 22.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ������_?gggs___sg_-__~_.gsess_-__2fi3ea^  Hudson's Bay \  Company   1  [IXCOarOKATKD 1670 &  .</'  llnl  The  Most  Upto-Date  Outfitters  ' in Western Canada.  Intending rrospeetori should -write us  for one of our naw Folders, whioh  contains an excellent Map and' an  estimate of the probable cost of a  complete outfit for the Gold Fields.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  Camahy, ������������b. 1. IMS.  S_sS_~-_32aS3SSS233S������25?Sy:  3  HaiR & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  -   -MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  ARTHUR CM. SPRAGGE,  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.  Office:   Smith Block,  Victoria Road, Revelstoke Station,- B.C.  C. B. Hume  &Co.  ?-������.-*,  W*I. WHITE, Q. C,  Barrister, SoUritor,'"Notary' Public, Etc.  Bolleltor for Imperial Bank of Canada. *  Front St., Revelstoke, B.C. ;  JAMES MURPHY,^ B: A.,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  ' Office:   Cfwan Blork.   P.O. Box 198.  Third St.-Revelstoke. ,B.C  DR. MALLOCH,    .  Physician and Surgeon.  Offira in Ur. Meljean's office.  At his office Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  McKenzie Ave., Revelstoke Sta., B. C.  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, CommUsion and Mining:  Oar business during theXiuaB  rush equalled if not surpassed  our fullest expectations, and we  wish to thank the -numerous  friends and customers, who  helped to make things lively!  Business must be kept up  although the holidays "are over.  &nd with this object in view we  call' attention to the following  announcement:  c-  Our Dry Goods Department  has been thoroughly  overhauled Bince the rush subsided. * All our stock is in splendid- shape and new lines have  recently, been added; We wish  to draw, special.attention to our  bargains in" ' '" ' " J-  Imported Flannels and Fiannellettes  Pieces of Dress Goods  A Stock of Hosiery, just imported  A Well Assorted Stock of Silks  Gents' Furnishing Department  A well assorted stock of Men's  FERGUSON HOTES  Work Beginning with the Opening of  Spring and Prospectors Already Coming in,   '���������'  With the opening of spring development has commenced already on several claims. Among others a party of  men has started to reopen work on  the Commonwealth group up the  North Fork, which belongs to the  Comiiionwealth Co. of Brandon.  Another party of five men has started to work on the Union Jack and  seven men on the adjoining claim the  Black Eagle, which. lies about, li  miles from Ferguson on the South  Fork.  There are 200 tons of Silver Cup ore  at 8-mile, 50 tons at Ferguson and 230  tuns'waiting shipment ut the Landing.  The Free Coinage is working in a  vein of clean solid ore, which is being  sacked for shipment nt the mine."  The waggon road is breaking up and  the sleighing is nearly over. The  opening out of the road by cutting  down.the trees on either side has greatly improved it.  The tree cutting has temporarily in-  terferr.d with ' the telephone line,  which will, however, be extended to  Ferguson as soon as the work is" over.  Brokers, Calgary, Alta,  AgenU Ior tho Queen Fire Insurance Co.  .   America.  -        -     \   _   ., ���������    ~ '   ���������  __*pnMBt������_ by w. Morris, Ravelstok*.       ������ntr  of  ROBERT SAMSON  "   Wood  Dealer  and Drayman.  Draying and delivery work a specialty.  Teams always on hand at shortest notice.  Contracts for Jobbing taken.  Agent for-the Standard Oil Company.  FRANK BARNARD  Brick and Stone Mason  Chimney * building  a   specialty.     Contraet;  ���������ti.nded to.     Material furnished  All work guaranteed.  FlMT STBIET,   R_Y_-CTO_I STATION.  promptly atten  wbiti railed for,  The Duncan Gold Commissioner  - The Kootenaian says that the  designation of Duncan Lake for the  new gold commissioner is an error,  and that the intention is to cover the  Ainsworth mining division. Tlie headquarters are to be at Kaslo. and a  Kaslo mail is to"get; the appointment.  THE Hudson's  Bay ^O  Company  <^^<T-,Kam 166p s  Dealers in Dry Goods," Groceries  and Liquors *  can furnish all necessary out-  fits and supplies for miners and  pi-iispectors' going overland to  the. Goldfields  .      - *  Via the Cariboo Road,  and arrange for supplies at  Hazlkton find Glenora.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Butchers andWholeealo ami Sotall Dealers  u in Boef, Pork, Etc  Kamloops and Revelstoke.  All orders in our line promptly ailed.  .    GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Bnoi~~kkks, Provincial Land  survkyorb,  Accountants and General Agents,  Kelson and Rossland, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  T. C. QjtMBL-, J. P., M. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Soc*  C. Z., P. L* S. for B. C_ (late. Resident Engineer Department" of Public ~~orka in  Canada In Tb. C..) Nelson, B. C.  Fkxkcis J. O'Reilit, Arape. M. InsL C. E��������� P. US.  for B. C, Rossland, B. C. SJIyw  loyal, Orange lodge, no. 1658.  Regular meetings are hold In th<~  Oddfellows' Hall on lho second and  I fourth Wedne*-_y_ of each month at  7:30p.m.  Visiting brethren cordially  Invltod   Da. T. Jam, W. M.    T. *J.Grahams. Rcc-Sec.  W. a. BlMtrf, Fin.-Bcc. _.    R* 8* ~Vi~_jom. Treas.  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  Revelstoke,   r      -   -   B.C.  Birriio: Ixicaiii Street.  eatr  Clothing made by the best clothing' houses in C.nada is now  open to inspection by the public.  Our Suits are in all styles and  for fit and cut look just as well  a  as custom-made clothes at a  third of the cost.  The Grocery and Provision  Department .  is always kept stocked  with a full supply in every line  of the best and freshest goods.  We are agents for Bam Lai's Tea,  the very best in the market.  Our prices are made to suit, the  times. We always keep in onr  warehouses a good stock of hay,  oats and vegetables.  C. B. Hume & Co.  Kevelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, B. C.  Write for particulars.  2aptf  This Space is Reserved  for the  e   ���������   ���������  NEW  FURNITURE  COftPANV  which will be open about the  First of May.  Magic Liniment  Rheumatism Cured in Two Weeks  Mr. Robt, Latimer, of Langley Prairie, B.C., writes: "I cannot speak too  strongly of the merits of Magic Liniment. I had heen a great sufferer from  rheumatism for many years, during  which time I bad tried many doctors  and remedies; hut Magic Liniment has  cured me completely. . I rubbed the  liniment on for two weeks, after which  ���������ny rheumatism entirely left me. and  has not tronhled ine since. We find it a  useful household remedy in our home  and would not lie" without it." Price,  25 cents a bottle.  A General Favorite  Mothers who have used Magic Liniment in their households pronounce it  superior to all other-- for all the little  pains and aches. It is tbe most popular household remedy and a medicine  chest in itself. ��������� Can be used internally  as well as externally. All druggists  sell it.   23 cents.  c^-^W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  Drcggists, Kevelstoke.  THE SILVER LARDEAU  Prof. Carlyle's Report on the Trout Lake  Mining Division.  WAGNER GROUP.  This group, or the highest mine, in  the Province, elevation 8,200 feet, lies  on the summit between Cariboo and  Hall creeks, and thence extends southeast down the gully below the glaciers,  across the head of Hall Creek Gulch to  the summit separating this gulch from  that one occupied by the,Abbot I. group  and drained hy a stream intti Healy  Creek, Hall and Cariboo Creeks, flowing into Duncan "Lake, or in the other  direction.  The Sclkirks here are very grand���������  the lofty, eraggy'peak's towering above  gigantic glacier-), "while the steep  mountain sides are scoured in places  by avalanches or snow-slides, yet near  these summits have.been made discoveries of silver-gjilena, deposits, especially near or at the line of contact of  schists and slates, with the" great tip-  tilted bund of marbleized limestone or  "Lime Dyke," that stands up prominently for many miles with towering,  precipitous, naked sides and castellated crests.  The claims, the Lardo, Duncan and  Ella, 'each 1,500 by 1,500 feet, are owned hy Messrs. W. G.' Johnson, W. S.  Rugb, C. T. Porter, et al.  On the. Duncan claim- on the top of  the ridge, at.nn elevation of over 8,000  feet, a small knob "or 'boss of slate or  schists, rises from the'perpetual snow  and ice. A_ zig-zag trail leads from  the tents (elevation, 0,500 "feet) up to  these glaciers, and_ then' across (bis  solid mass to the ^tunnel, which here  enters and passes along a smooth wall  of white quartz of a large and strong  ledge, the outcrop. of which urns up  and over this knoll.'       *."' ' ~-  This out-crop consists of a wide,  mineralized zone 'of bands of quartz,  galena and .*irregular bands of slate  nearly coincident in- strike and dip  with that of the country rock. Strike,  north 50 deg. west; dip,-south 40 deg.  west 70 deg. - ���������"_,  _. -  There is nnidi" barren -.quartz, but  there is. also, mu_lf^i;?o'jfy,ing ii .good  perc-ffntKft-i.uf-gnleniij-wltlr goorl.silvei'  values -that, under- the. proper circimi-,  stances, may prove 'good' concentrating ore. This zone is 30 to 40 feet wide  of mixed rock matter and ore with  hands of clean galena. 3 inches to 2 or  3 feet wide.    " it "  The tunnel follows along a smooth  quartz wall with a nearly continuous  streak, 2 to 20 inches wide, of clean,  finegrained galena shows in the roof,  100 feet to" the face, and ttvo crosscuts  to the left, 8 feet long, are still in  qunitz carrying a very good percentage of galena, ix little iron pyrites and  zinc blende and tetrahedrite, hence  the_\vidth_of ~this_oi'e_body_in_thc__tnn_.  nel was not disclosed. Since; time of  visit a winze has heen sunk 80 feet  showing, it is stated, about the same  conditions.  The method of working this property nnd the transport of'the ore  down to si concentrator will present  some unique features, as the workings  and aerial tramway would have to be  located so as to he safe from snow-  slides, but much more work is necessary before such arc considered, to  determine the extent und value of this  interesting vein.  This ore will, in every probability,  have to be exported via Hall creek  and the Duncan river, as the trail  from Ferguson, admit 21 miles long, is  a hard' one and climbs "over two divides. There is little or no timber  upon these mountains except down in  the valleys, and fires have burned  over a lot of ground.  The owners think there are indications of this ledge helow- the lower  limits of the glaciers, but no tests have  been mode to verify.  Francis Jewell.���������This claim and the  Queen Mary, Princess Marie and Lucille K.. owned by C. T. Porter, W. S.  Rugh, et al, lie as a northeast extension of the Wntrner group, and in a  30 foot tunnel on this claim has been  found a vein of quartz, galena (silver-  bearing) and grey copper. In the  gnlcb just below the Wagner claims,  and on the Queen May and Princess  Marie, extends for about 500 feet, a  strong vein of banded, coarsely crystalline quartz, 10 to 15 feet wide, very  slightly mineralized with,pyrites and  galena. Practically no work has been  done on this exposure, nor have any  values been found, but this may yet  prove to be important and significant.  ��������� Other claims.���������Laura J. and Ward  lie along lhe steep face of the slate  cliffs parallel to the Wagner vein, and  a narrow vein of silver hearing galena  can he traced for a considerable distance, assessmeut  work  on which is  said to have given very favourable  results.  Dealh-on-the-Trail, Little Tommy,  Bell Flower, etc., owned by the Dun-  can-Lardo Mining Co., were recently  located on stringers of galena ir: the  (���������lutes underlying the limestone of lhe  Lime Dyke. Assessment work was  being done.  The Abbott, King William and  Marion lie southeast of the Francis  Jewell, in a large basin, drained by a  branch of Healy creek. On the Abbott  claim there is said to he u .small vein  of aiiout 20 inches wide of galena high  up on the steep side of the Lime Dyke,  to tap whicli a tunnel hns been driven  (now in about 300 feet) until ttvo men  were killed in a snow slide, since when  no work has been done.  BANNOCKBURN   GROUP.  This property lies up iu the high  basin east of the "Lime Dyke" to the  south of and about 1,000 feet above  Hall Creek. Three galena veins are  reported, but only a few shallow surface cuts have been made to develop.  This galena is said to carry medium  silver values, one assay returning 35  ozs. silver, about. $5 in gold per ton,  and 70% lead.  CARIBOO   CREEK.  Prospectors were busy during the  past season up this creek, which lies  westerly from Hall Creek, and important finds were reported on claims  staked off on both sides of the "Lime  Dyke."  .Columbia Lodge No. 34, I. O. G. T.  (COMMUNICATED)      '_  "  The regular uieeting of the lodge  was held Tuesday -.night. .Chief  Templar, W. J. Lee, in the chair.  There was a large attendance, and one  new member. was initiated. "- After  the usual routine of business was gone  through, the lodge then devoted fifty  minutes to the last order of business,  namely the programme part,of the  meeting, ' The debate under.,- discussion being as follows : "Resolved  that Intemperance does more harm  than War."* Captain for the 'affirmative, Bro.'C. Landmark, assistants Bro.  Jv- SaYag_ei__S_:__..'<y~d ;IL>_'M_cTa������gart?  Captain for. the negative, Bro. .Robinson',1 assistants, Bros. Lewis and 'J.  Savage,' Ji'., and Sister Savage. Each  member was allowed five minutes and  the captains an extra five minutes to  wind up the debate. The debate was  'not finished and. tvill he taken up at  the next meeting again. We wish to  say here that the lodge is in a flourishing condition and any who feels inclined to join our order would spend  a very pleasant, find profitable evening.  Board of meeting 8:30 p.m., and lodge  adjourns at 10 p.m.  CHANCE FORJHE BETTER  A Glimmer of Hope Breaks Through  the War Clouds  Washington, April 7th���������Swift as a  cannon's flash changed the Cuban situation yesterday. The galleries of  Congress were crowded. Senators  and representatives were anxious and  agitated; even the Diplomatic Corps  were in a ferment, awaiting the  message from the President of the  United States, to the Congress of the  American people, that might mean  war; when, with the excitement at the  very highest, the .word passed that  there would lie no message today. Its  suddenness stunned thffe public, which  heard the news in distorted forms,  and amazed the veteran members of  Congress. Ultimately it became  known that not only would there be  no message today, but no message  this week, and that it was at least a  possibility that the message, written  and approved might never go to Congress .it all. The first reason for the  delay was that the Administration received advices" from General Lee at  Hav.iiifi, indicating that all Americans  could not he taken off the Island to  day, and would he in grave peril if the  message preceded their departure.  The second reason, and perhaps  equally potent with the 'other, slowly  drifted- into public, comprehension  late in the day, chiefly through the  medium of the published'Associated  Press despatches from Madrid; for  extreme reticence was maintained on  the subject by the few in Washington  who knew the facts, and even Cabinet  officers were unadvised on the subject.  This important news was that tbe  Spanish Government, after what plainly had been a most exciting time iu  the Spanish circles of Madrid, had decided to re-open the case���������closed, so  far us this-Government was concerned, hy the refusal of Spain to make  satisfactory response to the representations made by the United .States  last week���������and, in order to avert impending war, had decided tomakecon-  c-eeioH_-h-_-lofoi-*-- refuscti.v-r:-'-^-." -*���������*'-  STILL   DELAYED  Spain Shows Signs of Granting-  United States Demands   '������������������"���������������������������  POWERS URGE FOR PEACE::  Prof. Carlyle's Rdport.  With this issue, the Herald's re*,  print of Prof. Carlyle's report on the  Lardeau comes to an end. It was reprinted from the report of the Minister  of Mines in order to give those interested in the district a chance of seeing  what was said hy the Provincial Min-  erologist on its resources 'and prospects. This report was the result of a  hurried visit of three weeks in a very  wet and bad weather. t That some of  the statements in it are derived from  mere hearsay and are glaringly inaccurate the Hkrald proposes now that  it has finished printing the report, to  set itself to point out.  A Correction.  To the Editor ol the Herald.  In your issue of April 2nd, you state  that' Mr. G. I. Clink is the owner of the  Trout Lake saw inilK Now, I" do not  know where you got your information  but'your item is incorrect. Prior to  August 6th, '07, he had an interest in  this mill, but since then he had neither  interest in it, nor connection with it.  Mr. G. I. Clink in company with Mr.  Ed., Gilmnre own a portable mill at  Lacombe, Alta.  D. L. Clink.  ���������Trout-Lake.-April 5th- ������������������*"   '���������'"���������   Mr. I. T. Brewster left for tho coast  on Thursday night. As will be seen  in our report of the meeting of the  board uf trade, he is authorized to act  as their representative, whilo at the  capital.  Services tomorrow iu St. Peter's  church will be at the usual hours.  Tho church has been prettily decorated  today for tomorrow's festival with  flowers and texts. Rev. F. A. Ford  will officiate for the first time since  his illness.  A Mason and Risch piano, specially  built in dark oak for the Hotel Revelstoke, has been u shipped from the  factory in Toronto, after being on exhibition for a week in the ware rooms  of the Mason and Risch Company.  The Herald begs to acknowledge  with thanks a box of fine lake trout  from Mr. Martin of the Lakeview  Hotel, Sicamous. The fishing in the  Shuswap Lake is excellent just now,  eighteen to twenty a day being .an  average catch. The Lakeview Hotel  is it most comfortable place to put up  at and with the beautiful scenery of  tho Shuswap and Mara lakes just  putting on its spring dress, no pleas-  anter spot exists in the province for a  few days holiday.  The B. C. Chamber of Mines.  The Herald has received a copy of  the rules and regulations of the B. C.  Chamber of Mines. A permanent salaried secretary is to be appointed to  give hia entire time towards compiling  information regarding the mineral  resources of the province and otherwise carrying out the work of the  chamber, whose chief objects are to  promote the mining industry of the  province in every possible way and  circulate information regarding it.  The chamber should receive the hearty  cooperation and support of everyone  interested in mining in British Columbia. As soon as' its organization u,  completed, sub committees will lie  appointed in each district throughout  the proviuce.  A Race for the Single Scull' Champion-" -  ship of the World on Burrard Inlet���������   '   ,.'  Bob Johnson, of Vancouver, vs. Jake'    "  Ga'udaur���������Postmaster Browne, of New    "    '  Westminster, Will  Run as Opposition  Candidate   for   That   Constituency ���������  Kennedy to Get the Postraastership    "    ---  (Special to the Herald )     '   ' - -"-".  Washington,   April  9.��������� It is now ,    ���������  that  that   the   president's    message,  which will   precipitate war. will stilli   " *  he   withheld,  as   there   are  signs "of  Spain weakening and granting all con- -  cessions.     The 'representatives of  all ���������  the   powers  continue   to  call  at the --'  White   House and  urge for peace to-'-  the president and tbo council.     '   *" .      '������ _.  Vancouver. - April  0.��������� Only  some-  details need to be arranged and .Bob  Johnson,   of    Vancouver,., and. Jake'/-' '  Guudaur, of Rat Portage, will row on- ' '. '..  Burrard    Inlet   for  the   single  sc'uIB .-Jj-  championship of the world.     Johnson--   ���������"-.*���������'  has rowed in 23 races and was" never *  fairly beaten in a single, scull contest.-.j-���������"  He is 27 years old. and   was born inl";":���������-*  New Brunswick.     *    - /.���������>_���������_-  .- 1 ^ y. .  There is a persistent rumor[ in New ,', J  Westminster'to the effect"that "post      .-,  master" Brown . of  Westminster will*���������'/  run "as the opposition candidate for the* , - -"*  local house.   He will, if successful; re-- - .'J  sign His position and Mr. Kennedy, M.'~l-  P. P., will be^ consoled* for.his-reUre*...^-,'-  ment by being "appointed: postmaster; 7?.  -  in Mr." Brown's stead. z..  ���������.,--  ..,_- *   _, . v ---. ,       '-*.   .1   - - ' ���������**>���������'���������-  NbwTork, April 9.���������Opening quo-.'" --  tations this morning: Lead; 3.50; silver. ,'-. ':  bullion, 55J; spot, 55J. "���������_��������� ��������� "���������*.���������*.   ."*-,,,  ,v-.,* ������.-���������  7 ������������������ ���������.-������������������ *. - "   ly -".. *  Death of JacobyThompson.'-- -- -   -*<f:^  The sad. news has, reached town "of _ ,'">'  the death of Jacob ' Tbofupsou, a resi-_ .";   ,;.  dent of this place.- in the  Crow's .Nest -->-.-  Pass._ Mr. Thompson- was one of. the  ;v. -.  party that left here to   worli'!w.itK"M~V**'? ���������-  Hyatt's bridge gang'on > construction'-1-"';"-  of "the Crow's Nest rail way.'--The ' de-i __.'"-v  tails reported of his death", at-e>;meAgre"-.____,."  but it appears that he fell off a bridge,-'...,--;-'  on which  he was working on Thurs-J'*   -  d;vy-last7-~and���������di edvyesteiday~-~itfyth"e"-"/" <*~  Lethbridge  hospital, whither he| hod' 'N '"���������  been sent.   He-was a-brother .olf.Mr.'-1'?  '���������  Robert Thompson, bush foreman, for :*;.,.  the Revelstoke saw m"dr."and."bts "Wife" *'V"?  and two children are living in town. -J .  They will   probably' leave to meet'the "*._. -'  liody at Calgary and uccoinrnpan'y it   '  .  east.    - - "'������������������'.  The Corbin Charter:'      ,'<-���������    -----  There   is  joy   in   Spokane over the-  success of the Corbin charter to build      -<  a line into Boundary   Creek.   Here ,is       \  what the Spokane Chronicle has to say  alxiut it:   "The merchants of the city  are delighted with the news and say it.   -  -  is the best piece of,good fortune Spo-"  kane has had"in' yeurs.   It will give  them a new territory for their business  which  will _ lie in sympathy with the  city  of  Spokane   and   which will do  their business at Spokaue." . .  the owners  is -in town  Iron Farm  Mr. J. H. Darby, one of  of the Iron Farm group,  today. The group consists of four  claims���������Iron' Farm No. 1 and No. 2,  Buzz, and North Wave. It was located  last September. On the Iron Fartn a  tunnel has heen driven on the lead for  40 feet, and the result of the work is  about 4 carloads of concentrating ore  carrying galena on the dump, running  from 35 to 75 oz. in silver. There is  also a lot of solid ore running as high  as 000 oz. sacked up. The pay streak is  "in and out," and has shewn up as"  wide as 10 inches. There is another  tunnel on the North Wave, in alx>ut  20 feet, with fine shewings. Four distinct ledges run across the Iron Farm,  one of white quartz carrying copper  and galena. Another leilge is arsenical  iron. Another shews copper. Mr.  D.irby is of the opinion that further  prospecting would discover considerably more indications of mineral  wealth in the vicinity of their propel ty.  Our Roads.  Gold Commissioner Sibbald has  written to the provincial government  authorities" asking leave to expend  $700 on immediate work on the roads  in town. It cannot be denied that  they need it badly. But more than  this whatever is done, to be effective  should he done at once, while the mud  is still on the-roads. If tbe work is  delayed until'they are dry lhe gravel ���������  will not wor-k itself into the surfaced  but remain on top and become a regular nuisance, as it always has when  this work bas been done during dry  weather in this place before. If it is  done at once, the gravel will sink into.  the mud and form a hard'surface, '  which will stand the traffic for.a long -  time. This is not theory but the experience of a whole lot of money  wasted in this town in the past,  by doing this work at tho wronjc  time. It is to be hoped that the government will accede to the gold com-  missioner's re_o_nnfeud_-ion. .���������].'.__������-_Wv-.������  Revelstoke   Herald  *.  -   .Published in Interests ot  Revelstoke. Lardeau, Bin Bend, Trout Lake  IUeeillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Districts.  A. JOHNSON Pr*oprlelo������.  O. B. OROQAN Editor.  old Chicago Tribune declares that  war between Spain and the United  States actually began with the  blowing up oi* the Maine, and is  now being prosecuted with sueh  vigor that tbe bird is liable to be  frightened to death.  A Beml-Weeklr _o_rn_l. published In tho  luct-stsjot Refelstolce and the surroundloK  district, Wednsadays and tiaturdais, making  __lc_-at oonnecUona with all trains.  Advertising Hates : Display ails, 91 .10 per  column 1-Cb,~|~.~0 per inch whontnscru-d on title  pace, local ads.. 12c per (nonpareil) lino Ior  Aral Insertion; So for each additional insertion.  Reading notice*, lie per lino each issue. Birth,  -.-omasa and Death notices, freo.       . ���������       ���������  SubscriptionItates: By mall or carrier. 82 00  per annum ; 91.15 for six months, strictly in  advance.  Onr-Job Department: 7m~ Html." Job  Department is one of the best equipped  printing offices in West Kootenny, and is prepared to execute all kinds of priulinK in llrst  class atyla at honest prices One prico to nil.  K 0 Job too largo���������none too small���������for us. Mail  orders prompUy attended to. Give us a trial  on your next order. .  To Correspondents: Wo Int correspondence on noy subject of interest "o the general  public, and desiro a rcllabl' regular corrc-i*  pondent In every locali' surrounding  KeveUtolco. In all casos the bona tide name  of the writer must accompany manuscript, bul  ���������ot necessarily for publlcalio-.  Address all communications  ,    REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoko. a. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  l. All eorrespendence must bo legibly  written en one side of lhe papor only. -  t. ��������� Correspondence containing personal  matter must, be signed with the pr per namo  of the writer.  3. 1 'orreapondence with rcforonce to any  thins tbat has ' appeared tn another paper  mnst first be offered for publication to lhat  paper before lt can appear in Tin" Herald.  The Globe claims for Mr. Sifton  that he is the best authority on  the Yukon situation 111 any  Government. Aud Mr. Oliyor suys  the debute on the now defunct  railway bill revealed on tbe wart  of the Government au "utter lack  of knowledge" oE the Yukon and  ts resources.    Who is right ?  The Montreal Star congratulates  tho country on the fact that the  government will cither have to  abandon "its extravagant misfit  plan for building n tramway in  the wrong place" or appeal to tlie  people. Tho Commons can no  moro ignore the Senate in the  Yukon deal than they can ignore  the Queen.  LOYALTY.  UY RUTH HUNTINGTON SESSIONS.  Two friends I haye, long loved, and tmsted long.  Onu turning over toward life's fairer side,  And fearing lest it slip his grasp, would hide  From liis soul's inward eye all sight of wrong;  Brings mo the world's uncomprehending praise  As friendship's highost tribute; sees in shame  Of mine, or wilful blunder, naught to claim  Deep-felt repentance; but in countless ways  Finds pardon for rue ever ind again,  Because���������I am no worse than other men.  ' The second, looking up toward's heaven's light,  Yet works in stifling fog and close-drawn fray,  'Mid want, doubt, selfish greed, where men must pray  Ah, groping, they seek out lost gleams of right.  Scanning my life with lo"e's clear eyes, he sees  My flimsy talents, old mistakes, low ends,  And when 1 wear earth's laurels, butcmnmends  With stern "Thou canst do better things than these."  O keen soul-render, judge mo of thi--~e two;  Which, think you, is the. false friend, which the true'i'  SA1URDAY.      APRIL  0,  v.-  1S0S.  There is a noticeable increase in  the migration to Canada from the  Stntes. It is suggested that this  influx of patriotic citizens i.s not  because Canada is tho best field  for investmeut/Lut for fear they  might bu called on to light against  the Spaniards. It is only fair to  say. however, that-this does not  apply to tbe numoroiis farmers  from the American west who are  just now coming into Alberta.  FREE LANCE SAYINGS  AN     ONTARIO     SENSATION  AN ACTOR SHOOTS HIS  NESS MANAGER  BUSI-  The Oowaq-Ho.teq-Downs Oo.  Wholesale dealei s in  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Cigars.  FRONT STREET  REVELSTOKE, B- O.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  The  ���������      - INSOLVENCY .  ...-The   Government made a' huge  mistake  'when    it    dropped   the  insolvency    bill.    If   wu   have  a  rotten piece of legislation  on our  statutes.it>is- the  old insolvency  act.   .Strong aud numerous representations have been made to the  Administration, and   when   after  long .delay  a   sensible   bill    was  introduced at tho present session  people hoped the old system was  as good as .wiped out.'  Bothered,  no doubt, with the   inconvenient  consequences of previous fatuous  mistakes, and with two Miuisters  knocked    out    of   the  ring,- the  Government"   has  -weakly   abandoned another of its offspring and  the business .of tbe  country will  suffer until another session comes  around.  -While  in  England "tbe   writer  met   several    manufacturers    of  Birmingham,   Sheffield  and Glasgow. - ��������� Some   of  them  had  done  business  in  Canada;   others  had  bad " their   attention', drawn   to  -Canadian' possibilities   since  the  Diamond Jubilee, which gave thn  Dominion such a magnificent advertisement.      They     were     all  noxious to do  business in  Canada  and'they were all in a position to  lay down the right kind of goods  at right prices.   But they all had  -the-same story���������Canada's  rotten  ���������bankruptcy law.   Many of them  knew to their sorrow the meaning  of  "preferred  claims,"  and   had  sustained     such     heavy     losses  through  fraudulent bankruptcies  ���������allowed by law���������that they had  either withdrawn  from   business  here   altogether   or   refused    to  ship goods unless cash accompanied  the order.  This is a decidedly unsatisfactory  state of affairs and the Govern-  -^Hient���������hasysbown- an -amazing- incompetence by neglecting to deal  with it. - We should be glad to  believe that the telegraph ha3  wrongly informed us. ���������,  The W. C. T. U. ladies, according  to a contemporary, objected to the  breaking of a bottle of wine at the  naming of the U. S. warship  Kentncky^and a bottle of water  was used. Now the bottle of wine  will remain for somebody to drink.  ."The patronage question, about  which the Liberal party in parliament last week held two caucuses,  nas very serious aspect=. The  Kingston Whig declares that  Frontenac county was lost to the  party in the late provincial contest through the action of the  Laurier government in dispensing  jobs to the wrong men. Which  leads one to ask what is the object  of government ?  A crusade has been commenced  in' Kansas against chewing gum.  One of the enthusiasts claims that  many a man. womau and child  could trace their lirst.crime to the  influence of gum. It might be  thus, but whoever heard of a  woman going home while under  the influence ot gum'and killing  her mother-in-law because she  was left handed and bad a gum  boil on her foot?  Wetaskiwin   Editor's  Opinions on  Important Public Matters.  Wo are informed Unit the department of tho Interior has decided to  have fi number of illuminated cards  printed with the words "Loveone fin-  other," distributed among tho neighbors of the various settlements in  Northern Alberta. What the depait-  partment means by taking this step,  hanged if wc know, lt seem to , us to  be wholly uncalled for.  It is, we should  imagine,   a lack of  knowledge of tho world, of the peoplo  in it, and of human nature in general,  that makes some preachers neutralise  the effect of their own labors  by an  assumption   of  austerity.      Manners  and morais as set forth from the pulpit ot the village church are   so strict  that we would h-i/ve to lead lives as  did the Puritans in the time of Elizabeth,   when,   as history   informs   us,  thev onlv succeeded in   exciting derision bv iheir-'fanatical opposition   to  traditions and   human  constitutions.  Why the ultraslrict mode   of life, involving the   laying   aside   of carthly  pleasures and all   that goes to   make  Fife tolerable, should always be found  in wee little obscure villages, beats us.  We may not all be sports, but certainly none of us are ascetics.   "For which  the Lord be thunkit."    Of course, all  country ministers are not alike.   Some  are liberal minded, widely read, broad  in their views as  becomes   la  tin  ilu  sieclc, and 'ovinl in their dispositions.  Such men have by; their adaptability  of manner find common sense, much  more influence for good than have the  hard,     ignorant.      austere,    unread,  untravelled,   hell-fire shooters we so  often have to put up with.      In  Wetaskiwin we have been singularly lor-  tunate in our ministers.     They  have  not been obstrusive or   aggressive in  their   ministrations, and" have   been  well liked by the   people.     But only  two Sundays ago we.were grieved and  surprised tb learn that one of ou- local  ministers,  ouo.  too,  whom  everyone  respects, and whose name is popularly  associated   with the  rose, charged his  congregation when they went to their  h~oTucs~to"lo~ok"over~th~eir"book"~shelvesr  take oft all the novels and cast them to  the flumes.   To  revert to our classics  again, "Omnia  bona bonis." Perhaps  he had forgotten this feature.  Was this gentleman fatuous enough  to suppose that it break of this kind  tvoulabe,taken literally.-is a fulmiuation  of the church, and that, the congregation would huiten hack home as fast  their legs would carry thtm. seize  Thackerv'sV.'initv Fair, Dickens'David  Copperfi'elil. Bhickinnre's Lorna Doone.  Hardie's "Tess of the d' Urbei'villes.'i  and the novels of Charlotte Bronte,  Ueoi-gu Eliot, liarrie, Kipling and  Haggard, Hing open the stove door  and chuck 'em all in". Who ever heard  of such preposterous nonsense outside  of Wetii^kitvin 1 Ono could not very  well blame the preacher if lie had  reference to "Dare devil Dick, or the  Iliglitvavnianof the bounding ocean,"  or "Slmightei-house Mike, lhe Avenger of cocoa nut ally," for thev are but  stupid trifles and most eligible candidates for thn lircy furnace, but it is  scarcely probably that the members  of this gentleman"*; congregation have  any such literature upon their shelves.  In any event tve would infinitely prefer" "Slaughter house Mike" to "Fox's  hook of martvis."  The Two Men Had Been Quarrelling,  When the Actor Shot His Opponent Through the Head���������The Shooting Claimed to have been Done in Self  Defence���������Surrenders   to  the Police  London, Ont., April 2.���������A shocking  tragedv occurred in this city last night  at the Music Hall theatre, when W. D.  Emerson, who took the part -of tho  leading villain in the Wesley Stock  Company, shot and instantly killed  .las. Tutlle of Branllord, the business  manager of the company.  The audience gathered in the theatre  were wondering what kept the curtain from going up. At a quarter to  nine the curtain was still down and  they gave signs of great impatience.  Just then a pistol shot was heard and  an actor rushed out tind shouted for a  doctor.  Detectives were on the spot and go-,  ing behind the cut tain found the body  of Tutlle lying behind tho drop quite  dead, the bullet having entered his  left eye  THE HOT BED  Every farmer should have one.  Many farmers have old sash lying  around that would make good glass  for a hot bed. Sometimes old storm  sash can be obtained cheaply and they  answer well. Having selected your  sash, make a frame to suit it, Any  onehandy with tools can make agood  frame.  Sometime before you are ready to  use the hot bed,make up a pile of good  stable manure (largely horse manure)  largo enough to cover the entire  bottom of the intended hot bed- 18  inches deep. Let it heat a few days  then turn it over and let it heat another week. Now make up a bed of  this manure IS inches deep and a foot  larger ail round than the size of your  frame; water and tramp it down solid.  Place the frame upon it and bank up  around the manure and frame with  more manure. On top of the manure  in the frame put in five inches of fine  garden mould, no matter if it is frozen  it will soon thaw out. If vou can't  got that, go to the woods and get some  nico leaf mould. Put on the glass  and allow the hot bed to work off its  excessive heat. Place a thermometer  in the soil and when the temperat.ire  remains constant  at  SO  degrees   the  MKTII0DI8T CHUROH - Rovelstoko.  Preaching sorvlcos 111, 11 a.m. und 7:30  p.m. i.Mass mooting ul, tho close of tho  morning service, f-nhb-ith tichii'il und Biblo  Class at 2:30 p.m. Wi-okly pray or mooting  ovory Wedni'aduy ovnning ut 7:30 p.m. Tho  public nro cordially Invited.   Sunts freo.  REV. J. A. WOOD, Pastor.  f~HURCH    OF  V-"   Rovclntoko  ENGLAND-St. Petcr'B,  Hours of servico: Evening  prayor d*.ily nt S o'clock. Fridays at 1:30  Sundays and Festivals: Holy Communion at 8  a.m., morning prayer ut ll. Sunday School  and Biblo Class nt 2:30, cvoning praytr at 7:30.  First Sunday in tho mouth Holy Communion  nt morning services.  FRANK A. FORD, Vicar.  flerchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in every respect.   "Good .accommodation.  "Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.  Best  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Royolstoko.  Service every Sunday at 11 ii.ni. and 7:30  p.m. Bih'o Cliss nt 2:,'<0 p.m., to which  all aro welcome. Prayer meeting at tl p.m.  every Wednesday.  REV. P. D. MUIR, Pastor.  ROMAN  Btokc.  CATHOLIC   CHURCH ��������� Revel-    . Mass   flrat nnd third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER TIIAYEK.  ���������-������������������������������������-���������.������������������������������������������������������������������������W^���������MM^������������������WM  We Have a Good Supply of  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House-  The   largest hotel   in   town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Best    accommodation. ftatos    SI     per ...day  Brown & Pool, Proprietors k'  REVELSTOKE  Emerson handed   his revolver over | gi omul can be   got ready for sowing  to the police and went   to   the   police   -   -~ "-   ��������� ���������'     ���������*--���������-     Tl* ������������������--  *���������- -������  stiit/ion. He was apparently much  shocked when he learned that Tutlle  was dead, but said he did it in self defence.  ne was bleeding at the mouth,which  he said tvas from a   blow   Tuttle   had  struck him.   Several members of the ,,,���������,,  couipnnv said they had heard the two   warm up the bed and the temperature  men quarrelling. ' rises, it may be necessary to open the  Tuttle's father is a Brantford hotel i sash a little to regulate it. But this  keeper. ' Emerson ia onlv about '20 j tvill soon he learned and a great deal  veers old. liis wife was with hiin on 1 of pleasure and profit will be obtained  the stage when he gave himself up to | from the hot bed,  the police.  and the seed put in. If the temperature is too high" wait until it cools  down or the plants will be burned out.  Sow radishes and lettuce for the  first crop; cabbage, cauliflower, tomatoes, etc., can come on for a second  crop.      -     As soon as the"siin's heat  begins to  Building  Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoke Station. B. C.  Stoci<hoSnr|l)ouse  Large light bed rooms..    Bates  Table furnished with  the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines,  Liquors - and      Cigars.  $1.00 a day.     Monthly race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  MORE     CUBAN. WAR    NtWS  The Liberal Ottawa Free Press  is of the opinion that the recent  vigorous demonstration in caucus  over the patronage question is  "calculated to convey the idea that  the Liberal party was elected not  to govern the country on  principles higher, better and purer  than those which prevailed, to the  great cost of the nation, under the  Tory regime, but merely to gratify  personal ends." Which of course  is not the case.   Oh dear no!  If the dove of universal peace  which a western evangelist says  1 he sees hovering in the air is,really  at that altitude it is going to drop  its olive branch and become very  tired before it comes down. There  is no country which isn't at war or  talking war; and the conservative  The present intense interest in  United States���������Spanish alfairs is developing a friendliness on the part of  Great. Britain towards the States  that is gratfying to the thinking mnn  of either country and goes" to further  demonstrate that, which every patriotic Anglo-Saxon knows, .but which  for political purposes able" men frequently pretend not to know, that  when occasion shall arise, if it ever  does, for United States to assist Great  Britain against any combination  of European powers that attempts  to crush her. that the Americans will  respond to the man, and vica, versa.  The Munroe doctrine, various treaties  and other laws prevent the present  consummation of this natural alliance  which would decide ns to thn future  rulers of the tvoilil. But there is an  undercurrent, an unwritten law in the  hearts of the people of both nations  that every intelligent Anglo Saxon be  he Britisher or Yankee recognises,  that natural law which makes the  mother protect its offspring and the  offspring protect the parent that i.s  stronger than any unnatural law  which jinvo inspired politician- can  formulate,  Dr. Moody, medical superintendent  of the Winnipeg hospital, has resigned  nnd will be siiccccdcu by Dr. Douglas.  Hostilities Regarded as Inevitable-  Firemen Killed in Toronto���������Government Drops the Insolvency Bill-  Bismarck's 83rd Birthday���������Hon. W.  Gladstone's    Health    is    Improving  Ottawa. April 2 ���������Yesterday the  Hon. Mr. Mulock, P.M.G., introduced  a bill to amend the Postoffice Act.  Its important feature is the reduction  of the rate of postage to ttvo cents  per ounce on domestic letters. The  bill also proposes to impose postage on  newspapers mailed from the office of  publication to subscribers at the rate  of a quarter of a cent per pound,  beginning January 1st, 1SG8, with another quarter of a cent from July 1,  ISflO. This will not apply to newspapers distributed within a radius of  teu miles from theofficeof publication.  The city rate of IiaU a cent is not  n 1 tared. hut leUer carriers tvill. not in  future deliver l.cwspapers.  BILL DROPPED  The Government has dropped the  Insolvency hill.  CONORE".:" TO   INTERFKKE  Washington. April -..���������There are  no new development**- in the Cuban  matter today and none are expected  until Monday, when probably Congress 'will interfere if Cuban's independence is not grunted.  KIOHTlNf! INEVITj~.I~~_.I-~  Washington, April 2.���������Hostilities  between Spain and l.'niled States arc  reg.udeil here as inevitable, and the  crisis is expected to he reached inside  of a week. *- McK in ley's message on  the crisis will be sent to Congress next  week. ���������  " CCIIA   liK.trtl) FROM  Washinoton, April 2.���������-The Cuban'  Lovalist-i have petitioned the United  States to refrain from intervention io  Cuba.  fata:, fire.,  Toronto. April 2.��������� One fireman was  killed and several injured bv a falling  wall, at a fire in the city yesterday.  Via Winnipeg, April 2.  U. S. Congress has adjourned until  Monday.  The condition of Hon. W. Gladstone  is slightly improved.  Bismarck celebrated his 83rd birthday yesterday.  ,.- The  United States  flying squadron  is at Hampton roads.  The Spanish torpedo flotilla has  arrived at Porto Rico.  James Tuttle was shot arid killed by  W. D. Emerson at London, Ontario,  yesterday.  A new railway is projected to tap  the Minnesota timber and iron   lands.  The Montreal Cotton Companv have  been asking the Sherhrooke council  what concessions they might expect  in case of establishing their works  there.  F. A. Coventry, formerly coachman  to Governor Dewdney.was charged at  Moose Jaw last week wilh failing to  provide proper clothinpr for a Barnado  boy apprenticed to him. 3Ie_ic.al  evidence showed the boy to be suffering from frostbites, three-of his toes  having sloughed off. Coventry was  committed for trial.  Geo. n. Strevel, contractor, who  has charge of some of- the lareest  pieces of work on the Crow's Nest  Pass railway, reports that, with the  large force of men steadily employed  the work of construction is being  rapidly pushed ahead, and track laying  had been completed when Mr. Strevei  let. the head of operations, as far as  Bull Head prairie 100 miles west of  Macleod. lhe bridge work, ot which  th -re is not a little on the line, is being  pushed by a large force of men, and  the road .Ay ill reach Kootenay lake, on  'Machinery is  120.000 foot saw  the 1st of October  arriving daily for a  mill, which the company will erect at  Cold Creek, and which will bo in  operation by the 1st of July, This will  help very materially in supplying the  immense amount of timber used in the  construction of bridges, etc. There  is.no scarcity of men on the work now.  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.   t-22-tf    REVELSTOKE  Blad-SmithinKt Jobbine  Plumbing. . PiPe Fitting  Tinsmithing"  Sheet Iron "Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty_________g_  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  E__-.-~p_e  -||~__rwGai_~  3i-t'lOiiVf-^B.-QSpi iiUi  IMPERIAL BANK  ~���������OF S*\NADA  Toronto  $2,000,000  -   1,200,000  Head OfTiee,  Paid Up  Capital  Reserve     -    -   -  Directors:  II. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Merntt, Vice Pres., (St. Catharines)  William Kamsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Elian Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager,  Branches  North West .and British Columbia  Brandon _,  .Portage la Vnncouver  Calgary       j Prairie Wrnnipeg  Edmonton [Prince Albert  Revelstoke  South Edmonton.  It is easier for a borrowed umbrella  to keep Lent than it is for the average  man.  A tunnel GO ffct below the level of  the streets of Iii in burgh, constructed  for use of the North British i.rltvuy  some 50 year.-! ago, has been 11=1 d for  the past 10 yours as a place for the  cultivation of mushroom". It furnishes a constant temperature nnd an  absence of light, both of which conditions are favorable for the giotvt.h of  the mushrooms, ami so. successful has  ���������the propagation been that, the Scotch  ���������Mushroom company is suirl'-lo be in  control of the British niarkft Uncultivated mushrooms. It uses 8K)  mushroom beds, 12..M feet an J thn  output at times amounts to 5,000  pounds of mushrooms per month.  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  ONTARIO.  INiagara'Falls  |St. Thomas  Port Colborne [Toronto  .Rat Portage      Welland  jS.--.ult St. Marie Woodstock  jSt, Catharines )  Montreal, Quebec.  Agents   in    Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom  money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of nbove branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul. 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Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and all 'Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies are  kept on hand .  Be Sure and register at the  BJIUMOOL- HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the best"  the market affords. - Rates ifroui $2  , to $3 per day.  ���������   'i  CUMMINGS BROS.,  ���������  Proprietors.  Sam Needham  GlothescSed  In Good Stylo at Lowest Prices.  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke >���������^������*.-*__*--<_i  j"-~>?>M!^i-^-Hci~;iJ!3&=^i������^���������  li^3.  THE   WAR   IS   NOT ON  YET  TWO ARRESTS   IN CANADA FOR  MURDER  ONE   EAST  AND ONE   WEST  A Victoria Girl Threw a Burning  Lamp on Mrs. Marsden���������Died From  Her Burns���������A French Canadian  Stabs His Companion to Death while  Both Were Going   Home at   Night  VlCToniA, April fi.��������� Martini Wolll",  aired 21). daughter of Peter Wolll', a  driver for the Victoria Phoenix Browing Company, was arrested yesterday  by Detectives Palmer and Perdue,  and charged with causing the death  of Mr.. Ohiiilos Mnrstlen, by throwing  a coal oil lamp at ber. It was on tbe  evening of Mutch 21<t that as alli'tred  Miss Wolll' threw :i lamp tit ".Iii*.  Mar-fden, but il, was not until yester-  dfiy that Mrs. .Mui'-di-ii died from the  elfects of the burns. Mis.; Woi It's act  was the result of a quarrel.  A QUI'IU'C TISAOUDY  M'j-TAi'rci'Y, Que., April ">.-- Jerome  Martin was murdered here on Sunday night by Theo. Poirier, ol St Alexis. .The ttvo\]ii:uTi'llf.>d about 10 o'clock  when walking huruu lrom visiting a  woman and "were on the high toad  about a mile from Uie Parish church.  Suddcnlv Poirier drew a knife and  stabbed "Martin in Ihe throat, The  priest was mllcd hut Martin died  bhortly after his arrival. Poirier hn-=  not yet been placed under arrest. An  inquest tvill be held.  *������   * V  k    CITY       UNDER      WATER  A Levee   Breaks   Above   the   City���������Li  - Hung Chang Accused of Treason���������  Interview   with   Winnipeg's  Iti. P.  ' ���������Talks     of   Yukon    Routes���������The  War. Situation Remains  Unchanged  ST Lou is. Mo;, April -I.���������A special  to the Daily Republic'from a correspondent, in Illinoi- sat *=: "A telephone  mei-snge has. been iccived bore from  SlintvneutonV-Iils*.. siving that at "-I.30  o'clock yestei day iift-i'iioon tlie levee  above the city broke iind the city is  inundated. The. water backed up live,  miles and rushed down upon the, city  like a tidal wave. After Lbe messiige  was received all telephone nnd telegraph connection with Shawnecliiii  was suddenly shut off, which tends lo  confirm  the report.  ANOTHER   ACCOUNT  Chicago, April 1.���������The morning  operator in t.he Long Distance Telephone Company'!- . llico. Mount Vernon, III., informed the Associated  Press this morning tbat" the estimate  of the loss of life .iit Shawneeton was  two hundred ut 12 30 yesterday.  " TnE ISSUE UNCHANGED  ' Washington. Apiil -l.--The issue  between the. United States and Spain  remains unchanged,. Something may  be done this eft-moon by Congress.  Itis undet stood'that President Mc-  Kinley's message to Congress -will  recommend the recognition of Cuban  independence. . '.  Winnipeg church -roiiuery  * Winnipeg. April 4.���������Thieves entered the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, biokc open the  collection l>o__es and made olf with the  contents. This is lhe third time this  has been done.  THE YUKON SITUATION  Mr. Jameson M.P., has arrived from  Ottawa. Iu an inlert ietvhe says the  Stikine river route was considered  the best for an emergency. There  was a difference of opinion regarding  the value of the land grant. Eastern  . members would not''support giving a  casn subsidy.  "How   is  the  Edmonton route   re-  -garded?���������was-asked.-������������������- --���������___--���������=.   "Very friendly opinions were ex*,  pressed on all sides as to the merits of  the Edmonton route, .hut the representatives in Parliament mentally felt  that it was necessary to secure at the  earliest possible moment speedy communication with Dawson City. As  the distance trnm Edmonton to Dawson' City is 1,300 miles, it. would be  impossible to open up connection by  that route within a reasonable  time."  ���������Ms it likely tliere will bo any tariff  changes this season?" the interviewer  asked.  " I lieaid of none, replied Mr. Jameson," "but. do not know what may be  brought, down in the budget."  "How does the House view the  elevator bills introduced by Western  members?"  "The hill brought forward by Doug-  Ins was the only one well digested. It  showed i-oine knowledge of the question covered, and I think it will pass.  CONDENSED  OEHP \TC~H~~S  Forty thou������and Wel-.li conl miners  have gone out on strike.  It is reported that Great Britain has  sei/.ed Chusan.  -Great damage by floods is repotted  from Honolulu.  Forty-one election petitions have  been filed in Ontario.  The Cuban loyalists propose tin  armistice with the* insurgent---.  Li Hung .Chang and several other  prominent Chinese officials are accused  of treason.  Great Britainidias demanded from  China a lease of AVei H.ii Wei.  Port Arthur, Ont., will have a great-  lv   increased. steamboat  service ,,this  - season.       _^_   ' A marriage ceremony was perl'orined  this morning by tho Rev. Joseph Hoeg  in which one of the contracting parties was of the mature age ot 1.1  vears and six months. -This was the  vuung ladv who i** now Mw. lorr.-ince  McDonald', rice Margaret Ann Green.  The blushing bridegroom, may be  considered to have ai rived fit the age  ot discretion .n hi' '=! Miinething over  30years old. Both p.uties les.ile in  the city, and it is nuclei-*lnod thai. Mrs.  McDonald will for a few ycatb be  permit ted to complete her i duc.it.on  hefore assuming the responsibilities.at  housekeeping as? the. ���������|_iislre*.s_ ol the  kevs.- Young" as the bride is. it is  ..���������lid bv "no who knows the Isiniilv  well that her paternal, grandmother  was married when but cloven years  old.���������Winnipeg Nor' Wester.  '    -^ff'^U '        " '!'  McKinley's Message Expected Wednesday���������The Powers AreConsidering  the Situation���������Spain Must Surrender  or Fight���������Irish Members Expelled  From the House of Commons.  Ottawa, April.").���������In the Commons  yesterday the Government declared  that tliere was no intention of removing tho Mounted Polico station from  Moosumiii.  The Senate decided In favor of a  motion by Cat-ling lo appoint a committee to report mi thu Calgary and  Edmonton Yukon route, consisting of  Senators lJoiili.nn, Uellrose, Cox,  DrumuiDud, I-Vet, Loughced, McCal-  lum, MficDoniilil. Victoria. 13. C. McDonald, Prince Edward Island, Maci-  nos, Ogilyie, Perley, Primrose and  Calling.  Senator Mills, Minister of .1 notice,  opposed the investigation as being  useless.  Sir Mackenzie Bowell wanted to  know how it was that if the Edmonton  route wus such an impossible one, that  at this session un item of 5> 10,000  appeared in tho estimates to pay for  an exploratory survey to decide upon  the most practicable route to the  Yukon through the Pence River country.���������Cheers.  Senator Mills said it \vas never  intended that the route should bo  explored for immediate uie.  anothi'11 port roit England  Ionddn, April 5 -It issemt-olIicittllY  announced "Unit Great Britain has  made arrangements witlr Spain to  lake, over the port of Wei llai Wei, on  the Shanghai peninsula, when the  Chinese .-Government have paid the  tviir indemnity due to Japan, The  Japanese troops have evacuated the  place. The arrangement adopted was  made with the knowledge and approval of .Japan.  nitiiri', hut newsy TicLiioiiAsr.s  The European powers are conferring  on tho Cuban crisis.  Cardinal Tusehereau's death is expected any moment.  Forty-four election petitions have  bi!cn_ filed iu Toi onto,  Tbo Toronto Central piisnn was  ihimagod to the extent of .S7.500 by a  lire in thu.chapel.,'   -  A lite despatch from Washington  says Spain must surrenderor light.  Tbe loss of lifo .-it Shawneeton, the  llocded Illinois- city, is estimated now  at one hundred.    "* -'    ���������  President McKii.b't'.s message en  the war cpiesi ion will be sent to Congress on Wednesday.     -  A British ship reports having bpen  chased and fired fit by Spaniards.  The Kettle River Railway Bill  passed its second reading in the Commons yesterday.  The United States Cabiuot^ofTii.ially  declares that the Gnveinu.ent will not  consei.t.to mediation ���������  .-'The Grand .Trunk railway com pan y  is considering the- ri-nioviil of their  _roner.il office- from - Montreal to  Torontj.  ��������� It is report i.i that Pope Leo has  offered to mediate between Spain and  the United Sli'.'ij's.  VALEDICTORY -"���������  As euw. by inyecli', dressed as a cowboy, when  there is nobody around to hear.  AIR���������' 11KD ItlVKIl VALLEY."  From old Sheep Creek you know I'm  gobig,  And I ieave many good friends behind;  Which touches my young heart with  sorrow,  But I hardly supposethat they niiud  CHORUS  I considered for long'ere I left them,  In ii serio-coiiiical style;.  But deep in.inv mtud's recollections.  Tender mern'ries will linger awhile!  There's   my dogies,   how- often   I've  cussed 'em.  From my hands now they've clean  passed away;  And like pure ebulitions of fancy,  Theytcok'all my curses for play (?)  chorus ', ,-  I considered for long ere I left them,  In a serin-comical stylo; j  Yet, deep in  their hides, ("business"  with branding iron)recollections.  Tender uicm'ries will linger awhile!  All my horses belong to another,  While with me they had -always a  snap, ���������   ���������  But.   they're  just   iti contented with  others. '    '  And for me they don't give a rap.  'CHORUS  I considered for long ere I left them,  In a scrio-comical style;  Yet deep iu   their  sides  ("business"  with spur) recollections,  Tender mein'rics will linger awhile,  I'determined to keep iny two hound  pups : ....  With mc, I'd be  bound they would  stay:     ���������  Their fidelity shall be rewarded.  But���������d���������-me, 1 lost them today.  .   CHORUS      '   .     "  .Ihey considered fc_- long ere they left  ��������� ,   .tne, ." ��������� .  In a serio* comical style;  IFor deep in their tails ("business" with  1 .    boots) recollections,  Tender niem'r-ies -will linger awhile.  '   (Exit amid tears, howls and roars of  applause)  -      - - W. E. H. S.  Chiiuncey Depew is retiring from  the New York Central and the road  will be managed in future by S. R.  Callaway.  The Department of Marine has paid  $23,000 over to the owners of the seal  ing schooner Willie Macgowan, the  sum allowed by the Russian Government, for the illegal seizure of that  vessel by the Czar's cruisers iu 1S92.  The Hamilton Spectator mentions  the departure of a party of settlers  froin Sundridge for Edmonton, where  they propose to take up land. There  were 17 adults ih the party and numerous children. They tvere all Scotch,  and tho leader tvas Donald McAllister.  ���������Three of the���������men hail never seen a  railway train before.  PORTUGUESE PIRATE  HOW    BARTHOLEMY    captured   A  HUGE SPANISH  MERCHANTMAN.  VARIOUS NOTES.  His Fiist Attack Failed���������The Little Pirate  Then Lay Within Short Range,and With  Itinci tho Spanish Force Was Reduced  and Finally Conquered.  A series of sketches by Frank R.  Stockton on "Tho Buccanoors of Our  Const" is ono of tho features of St.  Nicholas. Mr. Stockton tells of the adventures of Bartholemy Portuguez,  who, with a small crew iu a small vessel, captured a huge Spanish merchantman iu the Caribbean sen. Mr. Stockton  Kiiys: Tho littlo pirate sniled boldly toward tho big Spiniinrd, uud tho latter  vessel, uttorly astonished ut tho nudac-  ity of this At tuck���������for the pirates' flag  was flying���������lay to, head to tho wind,  and waited, the gunners Etanding hy  their cannon. When the pirates had  come noar ouough to see nud understand  tho si'zo and power of tho vessel they  had thought.of attackiug, they did not,  ns might havo been expected, put about  nnd tail away tit the best of their vessel's speed, but they kept straight on  thoir course, as if they wore about to  full upon n great, unwieldy merchantman manned by common sailors.  Porcoiving tho foolhardiness of the  littlo vosscl, the Spanish commander  determined to givo it a lesson whioh  .would touch its oaptaiu to understand  :better tho_ relative power of great vessels aud little ones, so as soon as the  pirates' vessel was near enough he or-  deied a broadside fired upon it. The  Spanish ship hud a great many peoplo  on board. It had a crew of 70 men, and  besides t_eso there were somo passengers and regular marines, and, knowing that tho captain had determined to  firo upon tho approaching vessel everybody had gathered ou deck to see the  littlo pirate ship go down.  But the ten great cannon balls which  wero shot out nt Bartholemy's littlo  craft all niis?ed their aim, aud beforo tho  guns could bo reloaded or the great ship  bo got"around so as.to deliver, her other  broadside the pirate vessel was alongside of her. Bartholemy had flred uono  of his cauuou. Such guns wero useless  against so huge a foe.-What ho wns aft-  cr was a hand to hand combat on the  deck of the Spanish ship.  Tho piratos wei'o all ready for hot  work. They had thrown aside their  coats and shirts, as if each of them were  going into a prizefight, and with "their  cutlasses in their hands and thoir pistols and knives iu .their belts they  scrambled liko monkeys up tha sides of  tho grout ship. But Spaniards are bravo  meu and good fighter."���������there wero moro  than twico as many of thorn as thero  were of the pirates���������and it was not  long beforo the latter found out that  tliey could not capture that vessel by  boarding it. So ovor the sido they tuln-  bled as fast as they could go, leaving  some of their uunibor dead,and wouuded  behind them. They jumped into their  owu vessel, and then they put off to a  short distauco to take breath and get  ready for a'different kind of fight. The  triumphant Spaniards now prepared to  get rid of this boatload of half naked  wild beasts, which they .could easily do  if they took bettor aim with their can-  uon thau they had dbno before.  But to their amazement they soou  found that they could do nothing with  tho guus, nor were they able to work  their ship so us to get it into position  for effectual shots. Bartholemy aud his  men laid aside their cutlasses and their  pistols nnd took up muskets, with which  they were well provided. Their vessel  lay within very short range of the Span-  ish-ship.-and-wheuever a-man could-be  eccu through, tho' portholes or Bhowed  himself iu the rigging or anywhere elso  wheroit was necessary to go iu order  to work tho ship ho made himself a target for tho good aim of tho pirates. The  pirato' vessel could move about as it  pleased, for it required but a fow meu  to uiauugo it, and so it- kept out of  the way of the Spanish guns, and its  best ninrksmeu, crouching close to the  deck, fired aud' iirod whenever a Spanish head was to be seen.  For five long hours this unequal contest was kept up. It might have reminded ono of a man with a slender rod  and a long, delicate lino who had  hooked a big salmon. The man could  not pull in the salmon, but, ou tho other  hand, tho salmon could not hurt tho  man, aud iu the course of timo the big  fish would be tired out aud the" man  would get out his lauding net nud scoop  him iu.* . _ [  Now, Bartholemy thought lie could  scoop iu tho Spanish vessel. ' So many  of her men had been shot that the two  crews would bo more nearly equal. So  be boldly ran his vessel alongside the  big ship and again boarded her. Then  thero was another great "Sght on the  decks. The Spaniards had ceased to he  triumphant, but they had become desperate; aud iu the furious .combat ten  of -the pirates were killed aud four  wounded. But the Spauiards fared  worse than that More than half of the  men who hid not beeu shot by tho pirates went down- before their cutlasses  and pistols, and it was not long before  Bartholemy had captured the great  Spanish ship.  It was a fearful and a costly victory  he had gained. A great part of his owu  men were lying dead or helpless on tha  deck, end of the Spaniards only 40 were  left alive, and these, it appears from  the accounts, must have been nearly all  wounded or disabled.  Jottings Here and There, in the Domain  of the Wartliob..,  Artificial flowers uro often employed ns  n trimming for ball gowns tliis wlntor.  Murguorites, wild rases, forgetinonots nnil  lilies of the vnlley nro used for young girls,  while older women ohoosu violots, orchids,  roses, ohrysnnthomums or nznlens.  Full evening dross is tlio really correct  ���������Hire for dluner, with tho usual low out  -~     PA DIDN'T KNOW.  VELVET GOWN,  bodice. As many women hnvo n dinner  imrneilintoly after their afternoon reception, with no timo intervening in which  to make a now toilet, tho fashion hus uris-  cn in Paris of dressing for tho dlnnor in  tho afternoon, anil wearing, over tho low  corsage, a long slcovod, high necked jacket,  very elegantly made and trimmed. This ia  ���������worn until dinner time nnd then laid  nslilo. leaving the hostess in regulation  evening attire. Velvet, brooho silk or  brocade ,is used for theso jackets, with  elaborate trimmings of ribbon, embroidery  und luco.  Lout? retlingotcs nro adopted this winter by ttoinun sensitive lo cold. Theso  garments nre fitted at tlio back, and closo  nr straight in front, fastening with visiblo  buttons nnd ornamented with a pelerine,  rovers and collar of fur���������skunk or snblo.  The colors most a la mode aro dark blue,  rusbiun green und beaver.  A bride, to dress according to the most  pollto nnd refined customs, should nover  wear diamonds or costly jotvels of nny  kind during tho ninrringo coroinoiiy, as  sho is still u young girl, mid only married  women have tho libcrty.of lavish and costly personal adornment.  - 'i'ho pictui'o shows a costuuia having a  trained skirt of bluo velvet opening over a  front, of lighter bluo broche silk framed in  bands of suble. The blue vclvot bodice has  sablo rovers nnd opens over a blouse of  brocho silk, which is adorned with narrow  sable bands forming points. Tho blue vol-  vet collnr is oilgcd with sable. A toque of  black vclvot trimmed with a white ostrich  plume accompanies tho gown. -���������    ^ -.-   '   ";       "     "��������� ,     " ,'Jumc CHOLLET. .  EVENING GOWNS.  What Young Girls Wear���������Variations For  a Limited Wnrdrobe.  Many young girls who go outva great  deal f-ocially cannot afford to haveva number of ball dresses tit the same timo, and it  is necessary, in such n case, that the even-  Don't Lay It.  *'I have uo place to lay my head,"  she sobbed.  Her good fairy at once appeared. .  "Be careful, then," urged the latter,  waving her wand, "_h������t you don't lose  it."  Gliding to the front of the stage, the  enchantress let it be understood that  there would be a calorific period in the  aaolent mupicjp-dity that evening.���������  D-te<jI������ Jenxaal*  IIAl.L GO"t N.  Ing gown; or gowns, bo wisely chosen, so  tlmt variety mny bo obtained by different  accessories for different occasions. A ro*  cullnr or striking costiimoisnlwnys a poor  investment wlioro the wardrobe is limited,  as it must bo worn over and over, nnd bo-  fiig noticcnblo it thrivforo soon appears  old nnd ir is recognized unfavorably after  its lirst fow appearances. For a young girl  or woman n white evening gown is tha  most serviceable, ns it is youthful, becom-  iiiK nnd susceptible of many alterations.  Different belts, sashes, ribbonsniid (lowers  givo it a fresh aspect, and whon it i.s a little defaced it may bu cleaned or draped  with tullo or chiffon.  Satin, bengnlinc, taffeta and the now  goods called "flcur do velours" nro all  suitable. for ball costumes. Tho skirt  olono mny bo of nny of these goods, the  bodice boing of thinner material of tho  samo tint, gathered nnd draped. Tho skirt  worn by persons who dnnco does not shnro  the lengthening tendency visiblo in most  skirts���������it just escapes tho ground all  around. It is lined with silk nud has s  very full ruffle inside tho hem. Tho trimming may bo ruffles of mousseline de sole  or tulle, ruches of ribbon or chiffon or  hands of molro ribbon arranged in parallel  rows or forming Vandykes, Greek patterns  or similar designs. The ruches also may  outline a pattern or rIvo a tablicr effect,  or even describe vertical stripes.  Tbe picture shows n ball gown of pink  glace taffeta. Tho skirt is cut in festoons  around tho foot, under which is placed a  full rufflo of pink mousseline do solo. The  skirt opens nt tbo left sido over a panel of  the mousseline and is bordered all around  by a trimming of pink azaleas, fnstcned  by bows of satin. Tho blouse bodice is  garlanded with azaleas and has a bertha  ef lace. The slerves are plaitlngs of inou_  ���������ellaa de sole. JVDJC CHOUET.  i tho qucs-  And Ho Seoaed Determined to Exile tha  Interrogator;)' Gimlet at Onee.  "Soy, pa," began little Olnronco Callipers, with tho rising Inflection of one who  earnestly doslros to acquire Important Information, "whnt"���������  "Oh, I don't knowl" replied his long  Buffering slro wonrlly.  "You don't know wlmt, pa?"  "I don't kuow tho nnswer to  tion you oro about to nsk."  "why, you don't know what I am going  to ask, do you, paf"  "No, of courso not."  "Thon, if you don't know tho quostlon,  how do you know you don't know tho an-  iwortoit, paf"  "Booauso I know I don't knowl I don't  know why lt Is Hint tho moro a mnn gets  tho moro ho wants nnd tlio moro ho wants  tho loss lio usually gots, nor whether tho  Malno Reed vrns oven roniotoly rolntod to  tho Into Mny no Hold, nor why so many  ���������nan with the big bend wonr sueh small  lints, nor whotlior I should hnvo prnforrcd  to kiss Harriot Beechcr Stowo or tho pope's  too, nor why two fneed men nro so common nnd ttvo lio.ided girls so sonrco, nor  why tho nvorngo girl is so rondy to trust  hor lienrt with a young man whom no self  respootlng butchor would trust with a  pound of liver, nor why tho fellow who is  ulways rondy to mnko a jack of himself  lintes so to hnvo somcjiody elso mako a  monkey of him, nor who tho first hoo-hoo  was, nor why half n mnn usunlly considers himself tho wholo thing, nor how niuny  Is 'ninny' nor how~fow la 'n fow;' I don't  know how I don't know whut I don't  know, nor the answers to nny others of tho  multitude of foolish questions thnt you  oro prono to UBk it you nro not restrained.  So now, my dear son, if you do not at once  turn off your breath Instead of blowing it  out nnd lot mo rond In ponco off you go to  bod with tho speed of un arrow, taking  your Interrogatory gimlet with you. Un-  dcrstnud?"  "Yes, sir. -But the question I wanted  to ask isn't foolish, pa."  "Il'ml If it isn't foolish, you may go  uhond nnd nsk it. But romembor, just ono  question and no moro."  "Well, pn, thoro nro two of 'om that I  wnnt to ask. One is, Which Is tho smartest, tho man who knows onough to know  that ho don't know much or tho mnn who  knows enough to lookns if ho know everything? Tho other Is, If the ond of tho  world tvns to como nnd tho ourth bo destroyed while a mnn was up in n balloon,  whoro would ho land whon ho camo down?  Aud, pa, I don't know which ono of 'om  to nsk."���������New York Sunday World.  Tlon's Ailment.  "Yes, John tvas quito slok for sovornl  days," oxpluincil tho littlo girl. ."He's tho"  boy that lives in tho next houso, you  know. IIo had tho���������tho joudicc, I think  tbey called it. And ho got well, and then  his brother Bon got sick."  "Did lion have tlio jaundice, too?" asked  tbo caller.  "Xo," said the little girl. "I think Ben  hnd tho bendicc. "���������Chicago Tribune.  . Ills _*crsonal Appearance.  Mamma���������I'm nfrnid that young wilder,  will not make you a good husband, Clara.  Clurn���������Why not, mamma?  Mnmmn���������It seems to mo that ho rather  noglects his personal nppenrnnco.  Clurn���������Yes-, (hut's true, mamma, nnd  I'm glad yon montlonod It. "I'll see that  ho ninkcs his porsonnl appearance lioro every "ovening~n'ftor'this~instcad of only twice  a week.���������Chieuso Mows.  Tho Way Up.  "Well, Tommy, I'ni glad to'see that you  havo o prize this timo. How did you manage to boat Johnny Qlbbs? I always  thought that ho was cleverer than you."  "yes, undo, but l'zo bigger, and I told  him thnt I would lick him ovory timo ho  was above mo in olass. So I was first."���������  Pick Mo Up.  Ho Proved It.  In conversation with Lord Normnnby _  Frenoh lady osoo mado tho oft repeated assertion that hor countrymen wero tho po-~  lltest peoplo In Europe nnd cupped all hor  arguments by saying,','You admit it your-  solves." "Exuctly," was his lordship's  -prompt' reply,���������with- a-dlplomatlo-bow ;~  " that is our politoness."���������Argonaut.  Interesting IC True.  Physician���������Queer caso in tho paper this  morning ubout a man's miraculously recovery from lockjaw.  Druggist���������That so? How do you account for it?  Physician���������Ho is nn ox-burglar, and it  is thought thnt ho picked tho look during  tho night.���������Chicago Nowb.  One   Better.  "I have n doctor's cortiilcato hero that I  cannot sing tonight," said tbo prima  ilonnn. -,''   -  "What?" roared tho ninnngor. "I'll givo  you a certillcato that you nover could  slug."���������Detroit Freo Press.  An Ov<?rlool<ed  Featun? of . .!. .  Newspaper Advertising  An important, though often; overlooked, feature of  newspaper advertising is the good feeling .which a pleasant  invitation, neatly placed in type, produces. Acquaintanceship  between our readers and advertisers is begun at the very  first time your advertisement appeal's.. The invitation may  not always be accepted at once, but good will has been  established.  With what a feeling of ease and serenity.one enters  the store or hotel that is advertised-; he is welcome; he has  been invited to come. With what confidence you inquire for  an advertised article; the proprietor himself believes in it,  wants you to try it, i.s interested ih(your getting .it. This  very good will, this appreciation of courtesy,, this satisfaction  in being pleasantly asked, has been tne foundation of many a  successful business. .  "  ' ~        ���������'     ",    "  Newspaper   advertising   is  'something   more   than  spending money in the newspapers.-. If properly done it is*  the  making   of acquaintanceship aiid  friendship that, will  surelv be of great value in time to come.  Would you have-your, business or, your . article so  favorably regarded ?��������� Make it known. If it is worthy,  people will appreciate being asked."' T r- ~ "-"'*' ~ '"  And if you desire lo talk, to the,buying*classes of  North Kootenay, it can only be done ^thoroughly through the  columns of THE HERALD, its circulation being at.-least fdur  times larger than its competitors' in this district. -" THE  HERALD gives tho news while it is news," and*is-the largest  paper and only semi-weekly in,Northpvootenay.. Thejwrong  way to compete with your fellow business "man .is, to'drop.  advertising. "In this up-to-date age you .must; line.up with  your competitors, or the time will soon corrie when.'yquJ will.  see where you made the mistake���������of letting yqiirr opponent  do all the advertising. -       '    ?       ' ';   ..     J    .\\"J >.  Now when you have decided"to enlarge your^a'dvef-  tising space or perhaps only begin, the'next'-thing yoiitneed';is "  printed stationery, and the neatest and,best always ertHaWces'  your business most.    THE HERALD has the "only complete,  job plant in North Kootenay and employs only ^competent'  workmen.    Neat; clean, attractive printing is the kind.~iY,e.do  .  at lowest prices, but material is always the best. J.'No job .too-3  large for us���������none too small. ". After getting youiv.stationery,-.  ancl'arranging for your Ad.-tli'en subscribe for THE;HER/SI_D  and1'you arc on the right road to do business oiit.'up.to-date >  principles. .Be up-to-date. 'Do business with- THE-HERALD. ���������  THE HBRAIsP, ReycMiBIne  O.R.&N  Is the Shortest and  Quickest Line to...  WALLACE,   FARM1NGTON,.  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE,  PULLMAN,      LEWISTON,  COEUR D'ALENE "MINES.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA.  PORTLAND,    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCI-CO, MOSCOW,  CRIPPLE CREEK,  AND   ALL POINTS   EAST OR   SOUTH.  ail way.  AND SC O PACIFIC, LINE.  THE ONLY  LINE   .   .   .  EAST  In the I__otore Field.  First Arctlo Explorer���������It's a littlo cold  toduy, Isn't it?  Second Arctic Exjiloror (oboorfully)���������  Oh, I don't mind that, but I hopo wo  won't strlko a frost when wo got back I���������  Now York Sunday World.  Ilcrtlo'a Plea.  Old Nurse���������Woll,'how do you liko your  now littlo slstor?  Uortlo���������Oh, nurslo, nsk mamma not to  name it a girl���������namo lt a boy, so I can  hnvo a kid to play with.���������Now York'  Truth.  ' Cornea High.  First Hoiross���������I don't soo why thoy refer to a princo ns his highness.  Scoond Heiress (who married ono)���������I  guess your fatlior never hnd to put up tha  fcrloo tor hiin.��������� Brooklyn Lifo.  lbe Forco of a Word.  Sho was ii maiden  Of Boston's elect, ,  Eieoodlngly homely,  But vory correct.  Visiting nuntio;  Whilo in New Vork  IFried to improve on  Every one's talk.  Bo tvas a chappie���������  Plenty of money;  Often by accident  Said something funny!  "~Y"iat'3 that you saidf  Hated the shopping I  Oh, by the way.  Where are you stopping t~*  A sneor on her face,  A look of disgust.  "I'm staying with auntie,  Not stopping, 1 trust.  Fray whnt could I stop!  Tho meaning you hide."  "Perhaps I was thinking  Of clocks," he replied.  ^���������Columbia, __t"|l<l~l"������  Via S-~.lt Lake, Denver,  Oirnba and Kansas City.  Steamship Tickets to  and from  Europe and other foreign countries  Train for the ICast aud Portland  departs 7:15 p.m. daily. Wallace and  Moscow accomirrodatron depaits 7:45  a.m. daily. Through ttervice. No  delays or fay overs anywhere,  Get throuRh tickets and further information of O.  R. to N. city ticket  olllco,    No.    430.   Riverside    avenue,  corner Stevens St., Spokane:' Wash.  J. Campbell,  General Agent, Spokane,  W. H. Hurlburt, G. P. A.. Portland.  Spokane Falls and. J_opthepn  ���������Nelson and Ft. Sfteppard  Red Mountain R,y8.  The only all rail route without change o  cars between Spokane N-rthppit. Rossland  Rnd Nelson; also between Itosslend and  Nelson.  DAILY     EXCEPT      SUNDAY  LEiVE. * NOR1HPORT ^BBrvK.  For Spokane��������� From Scokane���������  1:20 p.m I="0p.m.  For Rowland��������� From Rossland���������  1:10 p.m 1:10 a.m.  For Nelson��������� ,.    From Nelson���������  1:10 p.m 7 12_58 p.m.  Close conneclions at-.elson with steamer  for Kaalo and all Kootetay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River end Boundary  Crook connect at Marcos sritb-iag- dallr.  Shortest i and  Quickest'Route r  .    j   ,   Ji- - *.'.   -'*  To Yukon -and ��������� Klondike Gold  Field*.   ���������-,.,       .       ���������',  .--.5 -.*���������*'������������������.  To Eastern and European points.  To Pacific. Coast, China,* Japan  and Australia.        ,  J ". 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McRae returned  from the const on Thursday.  Don't forget the dinner and concert  in the Methodist church on Monday  evening.  The dinner and concert in the Methodist church on Monday evening promises to he a treat.  The Revelstoke to Cassiar and the  Downie Creek railway bills received  their second reading on the Oth.  The new Mail ofllie, 21x10 feet, two  stories high, is taking shape at the  cornei; of Second St. ami Garden Ave.  Recent advices state that our beloved founder, A. S. Farwell, bus i|iiiti*  made up his mind to buck incorporation.  Mr. W. Holmes of the llotel I.'ir-  dciitt, Ferguson, was in town yesterday, lie anticipates a good season in  the I_j.-ir.li.fi ir.  There will be special Easter services  in the Methodist church tomorrow,  when the choir tvill sing some of the  finest Faster anthems.  The. Kaslo boiud of ti'fido have prepared and published in the Kootenaian  a most valuable and exhaustive report  onrthe question of the advisability of  an increase in theimportduty on lead.  The report comes to a conclusion favorable to the proposed increase.  Mail Orders promptly attended'to.  Magazines.   Periodicals   and    Papers  always kept on hand.  LOCAL AND  GENERAL   NEWS  An Interestlag;Biidget of Local, Personal  " and" General Items Round and  "', " ��������� About.: Revelstoke.  "Miss Steen.of Rossland is paying a  visit to Revelstoke.  The condition of MissMand Robinson  reniainsobout.the same..  Air. W.-G. Birney is erecting a handsome cottage on Charles street. '  '.The Chinese squatters on the bench  above Pacific Ave. have been ordered  to vacate.  . '  Mrs. Thos. Cleary, of -South Edmonton, is visiting at her daughter's, Mrs.  A. Johnson.  Mr. P. Moran is opening a shop on  Orton Ave, where orders for plumbing  of'all-kinds can'tie'left.  Mr. A." R.' B. "Hearn left for the west  on Thursday'night on business connected with the'bank.j-  *'���������    ���������,'.-'���������1  Mrs. Tapping is the 'owner of forty  Leghorn fowls, which last month presented her with the very respectable  number of 800 eggs.  ���������Say, if you want your bicycles put in  first-class order hy the time the snow  goes, hustle them along to the Kootenay Mail's'old stand, "where they will  be put in first class shape.. '  An unknown man..was killed on the  railway track near', Petiny's station on  Sunday morning. * He had evidently  been stealing a ride on a freight train.  ; The body was found between the rails;  the skull was crushed in and both legs  tr  cut oil. Several-tickete^fieafing tlie"  nime of Lee Blake were found in the  pockets of the unfortunate man. Coroner Clarke held an inquest on the  body on Monday, when the. jury returned a v'erdicfof 'occidental death.���������  Kumloops Standard.  _ Mr. Robt. Hutchison is in town from  Golden. He with a couple otnien have  lieen working all winter on mining  properties on the headwaters of the  Spillemacheen, some .V) miles from  Golden. Bob intends to leave here on  Monday for Fort Steele, where he has  a couple of claims to prove up o'n.  When through there he will return to  the former claims and in all probability work upon them all summer.  The Salvation Army has already l*c-  come one ot the institutions ot the  town, and their nightly meetings are  well Attended. Their services' are interesting to all who attend, to those  even who do not'altogether-approve  iif them, and there' is no doubt that  they will do good in some quarters  that the churches find it difficult tn  reach. A Sunday'school is to be started at 11 o'clock a touinrrtiw forenoon in  connection with the Army work. All  the meetings ore held .in Peterson's  hall, which has been leased hy the S.  A. for a term of two years.  Rev. J. A. Wood returned from Lillooet on Wednesday and i-eports times  very good in that district. The water  ii_"Fra_er river and Cayuse 'creek is  lower than for years,, and in consequence the Indiansand Chinamen are  reaping a rich .harvest of gold.-; The  people of Lillooet are expecting a great  rush in Bridge river this summer, as a  good numberof-prospectors'arealready  in Lillooet waiting till the Bridge river  trail is open. The farmers all along  the river are nearly through seeding.  The new Methodist church which Mr.  Wood dedicated on Sunday is one of  the Ana-tin the interior of B. C. It is  very neatly finished .throughout, with  cathedral glass, windows, handsome  jx**ws hnd n very flni"~lw~ll.  Board of Trade.  The quarterly general meeting of  the Board of Trade was held on Thursday night, with the president, Mr. A.  K. B. Hearn in the chair, The following new members were elected : Mrs.  A. E. Phipps. J. Doyle, Curtis, R. Tapping and G. E. Grogan.  The first subject discussed was the  grant for the wagon road from town  to the head of the canyon, which tvas  not inserted iu the estimates. It was  the general opinion that uo doubt the  wagon road is provided for in the supplementary estimates, but still it was  thought, best to instruct the secretary  to write to Premier Turner and make  sure on the point.  Mr. John Abrahamson then pointed  out that there was no grant set down  for the ruining recorder's salary at  Tront Lake and the discussion on the  point brought up another feature,  which is that there is a report that the  Lardeau and Trout L-ike districts are  to form part of the division of the new  gold commissioner at Duncan Lake.  A "strong resolution was in consequence  drawn up noticing the fact thnt nothing had been set clown for the salary  of the Trout, Ijiike recorder, and protesting against the Trout Lake and  Lfiiileiiu divisions'heing cut off from  Revel-toke. As Mr. Brewster, who  was present, was going to leave for  Vancouver after the meeting, he was  appointed a repiesentative of the  board to lay the matter. before the  Minister of Mines at Victoria.  It was arranged to hold a public  meeting un Tuesday evening to discuss the question of the public park  which the Dominipn government has  expressed itself as willing to grant  this pi nee.  The report of the combined Mining  and Freight committees on the advantages   to   be   gained   hy  the  Downie  Creeli ~Rn il way company-iii milking  Revelstoke their point of junction  with the C,  P. R. was then reiul. The  report was a very able and interesting  one. It pointed out that Revelstoke  was in the first place a competing  point, having easy access to the transcontinental roads in the States and  therefore one at which better tei ins  for- freight rates could he made with  the C. P. R. than at Albeit Canyon.  Set'oiidly that the river would furnish  a readily .-uio-ssilili: waterway for the  carriage of stores and supplies for the  construction of the proposed line, in  the event of the company sUirtiug  from Revelstoke. Thirdly that the  whole route thrr ugh which the railway would pass from Revelstoke to  the Waverley group i.s in.-i richly mi uer-  ali'/eil country, in which several hundred locations have been nuule  and a number of properties have  already changed hands at good figures,  in spite of the small amount of development done on theni; that last year  the traffic over the route employed 75  pack horses contiiiuously.hesiile.-i boats,  and several trips of the Lytton and  that consequently this is the route hy  which the company most naturally  anticipate the greatest amount of  traffic. The report tvas or der ed to be  transmitted to Mr. .1. D. Graham-  The board then adjourned.  A WORD WITH MR. TARTE  The Minister of Public Works shows  up very badly in his controversy with  Mr. Turner' on thi* protection of the  river bank here. He quite obviously  lent himself to tho trick, which Mr.  Bostock and the Bostock clique iu  Revelstoke intended to play on the  Provincial government,. It will be  ri'inembered that Mr. Bostock grew  apathetic on the matter oven before  Mr. Tarte and stilted that he-.'did not  see what mere could he done,- The  idea of course was that the Dominion  government should refuse to assist in  the work, on the plea that, their previous oiler hnd been rejected, that thus  any idea of going on with it this' year  would have to be abandoned, and the  blame would rest on Mr. Turner's  government. That Mr. Turner would  adopt the course of starting the work  anyhow never occurred to these too  clever schemers. Air. Tarte has prostituted his oflice as a Dominion minister to assist this small' and dirty  piece of political trickery, and now  finds that his bungling advisers have  simply assisted Mr. Turner to score a  big point.  The last letter of the correspondence  published by the Mail does not help  him out any. In the first, place how  the Mail got hold of it "God knows,  for 1 don't," to use a classic Kellieism.  It must have been by some backstairs  piece of dirty work either at Ottawa  or- Victoria. Seconiilyiit' throws no--  reiil light ou the situation, no new  justification of the position, whicli Mr.  Tarte so unadvisedly adopted, and  from which to judge by his telegram  of Feb. 10th. he is himself anxious to  recede. "Dominion government engineer," he says, "now, at Revelstoke.  Your government should contribute  to the cost of the work." Thirdly the  sneaking imputation that Mr. Turner  deliberately suppressed this letter is  worthy of the Mail. If wecouldsay anything worse than that we would. The  Bostock organ calculates tbat the  letter being dated Feb. 23rd should  have reached Victoria from Ottawa  on Feb. 28th or 20th. Why not Feb.  30th. :31st or 32nd. The atmosphere  of the const did not apparently tend to  clarify the editorial intellect. As  there was not, except on , the Mail's  calendar any  20th   of   February, this  year, aiid as there'-'was  as  everybody  will remember considerable delay in  the trains at'that particular period,  there is nothing very remarkable in  the fact that the letter in question did  not get into a batch of correspondence,  dated March 4th.  But all this is beside the point,which  is that the work is being done by the  Provincial government, and that the  Dominion is not assisting. Mr. Tarte  may write letter's and the Mail squeeze  out columns of blethering comment  on them, till they are both black in the  face. But tbey cannot alter this fact,  which is the only one in which' tbe  .people of Revelstoke take any particu-  lar interest in the  whole  Of course  the.  Mail  and  Forward I  Upward!  Never Backward!  Try all things, hold fast  to that -which Is good  Here's what we tried  We advertised having purchased trom Messrs. C. li. Hume  & Co. Ihe whole of their stock  in tho L'evelstoke store, consisting of  Fine Groceries and Provisions  Boots and Shoes  Gents' Furnishings  Miners' Supplies, Etc.  And we also advertised that we  were going to sell them Cheap  kor Cash.  Here is the result  a  ���������Dealt  -. ti  Agent for the Blicketisclerrer  Typewriter  i'^ri.ei tine"   i   -iiiuy   s fiiijit--?. r runs, Eie.,  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B.C.  Our business is increasing  every dny, and our customers are  reaping the benefit of good quality goods at close ���������" figures for  cash.    *'-' \  ,You are' invite, to call on us.  Goods delivered"free to any part  of town. '���������   .  FALLIS BROS.  - Notice  Tenders for tho erection of n Frame House  Ior XV. M. I nwrence tvill be received up to  noon on Friday. April l'th. Lowest or any  render not necessarily accepted. Forward  tendors in sonled < nvelope, marked "Tender  for Houso to XV. M Litvienc." Plans and  specifications to bv seen at his oflice.       30mr2t  John E. Wood  *. ,.        Architect  and  ' "Builder  Estimates, plans and specifications  furnished on application. Shop and  repair work promptly attended to.  Wood carving.a specialty. Work shop.  Front Street.  Butter and Eggs    _ Vegetables and Fruit       Tobaccos and Cigars  A Choice Assortment of Teas and Coffees  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.        Revelstoke Station, B.  C.  controversy  the Bostock  clique here having created the situation have lo make the best of it. But  political mis-takes are better cured I>y  rectifieation than apology. If the  party in power want to set themselves  straight with this community, their  only course is to pprsunde Mr. Tarte  to come down handsomely in tho sup-  plementury estimates. This may not  he ethics, hut it comes pretty near  being good average politics all the  .same.  THOS.' HIL-LIKR,  Builder and  Contractor  Office    in   Tapping's   Theatro,  - ground floor  Estimat's fItrrli-hed on all kinds  ;of buildiugs. _,  Many a flan  With the Reputation of Buying  From the Highest Priced Tailors  -Buys His Clothing From Us.  Why shouldn't he ?  We can lit him in ten minutes, and  have the largest stock in the lown to  choose from, a saving of time, a saving  of money.  Our Spring Ready-to-Wear Business  Suits fit as well 'is the most expensive.  We don't make these to order, but tve  make them to tit.  Trousers.��������� The choicest selection  of suitable patterns. Nctv stripes',  quiet checks, dressy plaids, etc.  -Phincb Alberts.��������� The correct and  fashionable kind, made of the finest  English Worsteds find Venetians.  Stylish Suits. ������������������ Cutaway- Conts,  single or double breasted sacks in fine  Clays, Worsteds. Serges or Tweeds,  elegantly trimmed.  "Overcoats.���������With a distinct superiority of style which only a sight of  the goods themselves can demonstrate,  box back or centre seam .shapes���������the  finest and host.  Clotiiing for the boys.���������The he. t  of our previous efforts has been eclipsed  this season in the variety and extent  of styles and patterns on display in our  Ready-Made department. .Mothers of  boys are welcome to see and criticize.  R. S. Wilson  The North Kootenay Tailor.  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Address  ���������2apt������  Thos. Hillier, Revelstoke.  Shoes For AU  Shoes for the piospertor, shoes  for miners, shoes for f i-ahiinen,  md   shoes  for  everybody,  hand  made,  also fine shoes,  prices to suit.  D. JENKINS,  First Street, one block from  Imperial   Bank  of   Canada  REVELSTOKE STATION.  B.C.  BORN  PETTiri!--_---On the Ctb inst., the wife  of R. P. Pettipiece. nf a mm.  $25 Reward  . The above reward will lie paid bv tho under-  signed   for the rctnrn ol  a brown   envelope  containing ~I~0��������� nine ~V������ Imperial bank hills���������  in the loiter town.    Numbers on bills known.  CONXTABIE  A.  MtKAE.  Billiard Table '  In good condition.    Sine, 8ft. x 4ft; slate bed;  complete net of accessories.    For sale cheap by  Alex. Martin, Mitford, Alta. 2f.m'it  Situation Wanted  A young married rouple desire, a situation.  Woman in a good housekeeper; man well used  to store-keeping, farming ami ranch work.  Moderate -wages, first class references, jtpi.ly  to "A.M." IlriMli.onirJ*. r_.-,.-M'.k.,.    fpirl-.i  SUBSTITUTION  Is tho Qntiuwt Fraud  or the Day  There is no substitution in our'gi>ods.  Kt-i'ry  articlo of  Groceries,   Provisions.   Flour and Feed,  Confectionery,  Etc..  ia ai a $20 gold piece.     No substitu ion. no  fraud, but every article guaranteed.  Free delivery to any part of the town.  wr        RaTCRlSON & GO.  Notice  Notice is hereby given that application will  be made to the Parliament of Canada, at It-  next session, to incorporate a rnmpany to be  known as "The .Stickine and Teslin  Lake Railway Company" to construct a  railway to bn operated by steam,  electricity or other motive powc; from  I'ort Wrangcll following th" Stickine River  north to Telegraph Creek; lrom tlience lo fort  Selkirk by way of Teslin I.akc, with power to  divert the above road as may be found most  suitable on future exploration; and with  power to construct, acquire, operate anrl maintain branch lines, anil all necessary bridges,  roadways, ferries, docks und coal bunkers in  connection therewith and railway stations  and water tanks; also to construct and operate  telegraph nnd telephone lines (or the transmission of messages for the public; to build,  acquire and operate steam and other vessels;  to take and use water for generating cl'-c-  tricity and to transfer and dispose of the  potter therefrom for lighting, beating and motive purposes, will) power also tr, carry on the  business of a general trailing company or an  express company; also to own, manage and  lease hotels; to acquire timber limit" and  operate saw mills for the production and sale  ol lumber, and to mine anil ilevelop mineral  lands; and to carry on a general mining nnd  ore smelting business, including the erection  and operation of smelters anrl concentrators.  XV. V. P.ITf;IIIE.  Attorney for applicants.  Montreal, r"0th I>cccinber, 1897.  REVELSTOKE  Bakery,  Confectionery Store  Our bread, Cakps and pastry cannot  be beat. First-cl-iss catering a specialty.  SMITH to HOYLAND, Props.,  Pacific Avenue, Kevelstoke Sta.  JAS. McMAHON,  General Blacksmith  and Wood Worker  .j  Wagg->t_, heavy and light, built to order or  rcp9ired.  HORSESBOHING A SPB   JALTY  Shop on  DougUs  Street, east,  Ittvel-toko.  S. Mcltahon. m n.'gcr.  Sho:- o r")r*t Street. Just.wosi- r.f Union  Hotel llevelswlc..- Station. Jas. MoMahon,  manager * '   2-plf  BEAR IN ffilND  THE FACT  That on Saturday next, all Household  Goods contained in my spacious ware-  rooms will be offered to the public at a  very liber-il discount for Cash. Having '  introduced the system of Saturday Bargain Sales, it will pay you to make a  point of watching the same, as many genuine bargains tvill he offered you.  My stock is now complete in all lines of Shelf and Heavy Hardware, bought  right and as ji natural consequence offered to you ut right prices. I carry a  full line of Rogers' 1847 Knives. Forks and Spoons. The "prefix," 1847,  stamped on each of these articles, is a well known guarantee of'their excellence. I can sell them to yon cheaper than you can get them by sending away.  Hardware and Tinsmlthlng  Paint! and Oils Furs Bought  W. M. LAWRENCE.  The Mining- Exchange,  Front' Street, Revelstoke   . ,    .  Best $1 a day house ih town  White labor only ______________���������__-----_-__���������___.  The bit- is supplied with the best brands of  Photographs  '     "of Revelstoke and  -______- North Kootenay  Ko  old,   fly-blown   bnek  numbers, but  fresh  views taken last summer, j~.ii ininicii-,0  stock.    Call and inspect it.  Chas. J. Aman,   .  At the Station  Bookstore  f. Mccarty,  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,  Sausage   *  Fish and Game in Season  Markets   at    Itevelstoke,   Itevelstoke  Station,  Nakusp. Trotit Lake City and Ferguson.  8jatf " -  wines, liquors and cigars  LUND &  DUFAULT, Proprietors  J. V. PERKS, Manager  CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT  EXCELSIOR FRACTIONAL MINERAL   .  -   CLAIM.  Sitnate in the Tront. Like Mining DitiBion of  West Koorcnay. Where located: On Silver  Cup M-nntain. bounded on the north-by  tha Sc-ttlsh   Chief, on   tho  south by-thc  Exc-.laior Mineral Cluim.'     *-  Tako notico that I,'E 1fc>*.r A. Benn3ft, Froe  Miner's Ccrtificnt'i No 206S9 A, Issued at Vic-  toi ia on the 3rd November, 1S97. aa ng,-nr fot  nnd on beha f of lho Sunihine Limited, Froo  Miner's Ceriiflcalo No. GUI A, issnid st New  t* cstnin-ter nn Iho 30th June, 1897, intend. UO  days   from  the  date hereof   lo apply to tho  Mining Itccord'er for a Certificate of Impiove-  nients for tbe  purpose of obtaining a. crown  g ant. of the above mineral claim.  And further take notice that ocfi'.iii, under  ���������Jtctiun 37.  must  be. commenced  t.oforo lhe  issuance of such C rtiflcare of Ininrovemcnts.  Daiod this 30th day of March. 18118.  EDGAR, A. BENNETT.  MOUNTAIN FltVCTION.--L MINERAL  CL������.IM.  Situntein tho Trout Liko Mining Division of  West Ko tenay. Where located: Oo Silver   Cup Mountain, bounded on the cast by the  ~"    Scotti8n~t"hier."~on"the west by the-Mount-  aln Mineral Claim.  Take nntlco that I, Erifrar A. Bennett. Free  Miner's Certificate No 20689 A. iB-u- d at ' Ic-  toiia on tho 3rd November, 1897. an agent for  ,.ml on behalf nf the Suncliiiio Limited, Free  Minor's Certificate No. 01.0 A, issued at New  Westminster on the 3Vth day of June, 181)7.  Intend, GO tints from tbo date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements for Uio purpose of ob'ai ing a  crown grant, of tho above mineral claim.  Ar.d further tako notice that action, under  Section 37, must bo roir.uicncoti before the  issuance of such Cortiflcato of Improvements.  D itcd this 30lh day of Murch, 1*98.  30inrl_i BDOAlt A. BENNETT.  If it suits you.  2riDtr  and you 'uive tbe time to call and .cc  mc. I --'n arrange with you as regard i a '  Business Suit,  Evening Suit  on a  Ball Suit,  made of He b"*-t materia', m .niifac-  titre.1 nr d wl h v-orkm .nshlp that,  cannot be excelled. Thirty-eight jear������'  expei ieoc*.  The repairing of clo'hln-r receiv s  aprjcjai ci'i*.  Shop���������oi.������ door fas' of Pillii R o*.   , ��������� GEO. HILLS  Dissolution of Partnership  Notice Is licr.-l.y (*lvon that wo. the undersigned, cfirryitiir on buslncus an furniture  dealers and undertakers under the firm name  of It. Houson a- Co.. have thin day dissolved  partnership bv mutual consent.  And further tak" notice that all account*  owing to ihe late lirm of 11. Howson .t Co. are  payable to It. Ho-son, who will pay all debts  contracted by the said firm, and who In future  will conduct the business.  Dated at Itevelstoke, B.C., this 26th day of  March, 18'JS.  R. HOWSON.  Wm-Jl V. XV. LA ING.  Robert Fleming  Is prepared to do all kinds of  Light Transferring,  Carting ������  Will riif-et.-ill trains. The delivery of  parcels to nnd ' from trains and to and  from nny part of town will receive my  special attention.  Telephone your orders to W. M.' Lawrence find they will be. promptly attended to.���������Robert Fleming.  GOT IN TWO,  Ili-rr after the snl*- criptlon rates to The Vancouver Dully and Semi* Weekly World will bo  afj follows:  Dally edition, by mall, per annum ?5 ~0  P.)     for Bix m'.n'h-    2 75  !-)->     pei 'nonth ��������� ,    ���������������  Too  Hi-mi-Wcckl)-   edi I. n. rnit'lcd.- per  i.nti.im     1 u0  II).   for b.x months        60  Advance payments insisted opon in every  instance.  Tho forfign postage (tha'is to all countries  outside of Canada." Newfoundland and the  United States) will bo added to Ino subscription rates.  tsr Sample copies supplied on application.  Address��������� _   -   _ .l'  "THE  WORLD,"  J. 0. McI.AO'.N. Vancouver, B.C.'  Manager. ��������� 30mrlt  Certificate  of   the   Registration   of   an  Extra-Provincial Company  '   " Comi'anie.. Act 1897."  French Cheek Minimi Company.  Registered the lSIll day of March, 1898.  I hereby certify that I have this day registered the "l'rench Creek Mining Co." as an  Kxtra-rrovlncial Company under the "Companies Act, 1897, nnd to carry out or oftcct all  or any of the objects hereinafter sot forth to  which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.  The head office of the company Is situate in  Milwaukee, Btate of Wisconsin, U. S. A.  The amount of the capital of tho company Is  *.!,000,0000, divided into 200,000 shares of ten  dollars each.  The head oflice of the company in this province ffl situate at Kcvclstokc, and jtrthur G.  M. Spragge, barrister and solicitor, whose  address is itevelstoke aforesaid, is tlie attorney  for the company.  The objects for which the company has been  established arc:  To purchase, acquire, operate, exchange,  hold, mortage, sell, lease and convey mines,  minerals or lands containing or supposed to  contain mines, minerals, deposits or auriferous  ���������mnds or gravels, and generally to engage in  the mining business, and to develop and operate mines of all kinds, and to engage in nnd  carry on the business of purchasing, erecting,  constructing, operating and maintaining  dams, canals, ditches, water-ways, reservoirs,  gates, flumes, race-ways, sluices, tunnels,  walcr*mains, pipes, machinery, buildings and  fixtures suitable, necessary or convenient for  the utilization of water for the purpose of hydraulic placer mining, or otherwise; to do and  perform every act and thing not herein specified but whfch may be necessary, proper or  expedient for the success or profit of this company, not inconsistent with law; and in pursuance of its purposes and objects, to purchase,  ~d, pell, rent  If you want employment, or  looking for a house to rent  -    -  when you reach Vancouver,  apply to the  Vancouver Employment and  House Renting Agency. .  331 Hastings St., West!   'THE   CITY  SCAVENGER,  A. WRIGHT  Is prepared to .do all kinds of scavenging round town. All orders left at  the Herald Office and W. B.  Pease & Co.'s store promptly  attended to.' Yards, lanes and  privies cleaned.  A Shave  . ���������  A Haircut  A Bath   SmokingJ_Tobacco___  Chewing Tobacco  Choicest Cigars  Big Assortment.   Confectionery. Fruits, Etc. -  r.  .A.. MORGAU  Tonsorial Artist,  Front Street, Kevelstoke.  J. Harris & Co,  Calgary, Alta.  WHOl.ERALE DEALERS IN  OATS,   HAY  and Chopped Feed.  Carloads shipped on short notice.  Correspondenco solicited.        UJatf      mortgage, hypothc-  handle and dispose of all  acquire, hold, sell,  cate  or otherwise          kinds of real and personal property, and to  exercise all powers and franchises incident to  the business, purposes and objects herein  specified, or any of them.  Given under my hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this  15th day of March, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-eight.  [L. s.] S. Y. WOOTTON,  30mr'w      Begistrar of Joint Stock Companies.  BAIL PROGRAMMES %"._-?'  J AS. MCMILLAN SCO.  llfOOHFOIIATeO.  EXPORTERS AMP HHPORTERS.  200-212 FIRST AVE. NORTH.  IVIINNEA---OL.IS,    MINIM.  Branch: ss wharf st, VICTORIA, B. C.  J. A. BROWNE,Ukhhqxm.  (-^-Shipments Solicited. Wrftt tor Clrculir.

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