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 rr  u  yy Uj-v^i^u.  ' ���������">--/   Sir- -���������-     -���������    ,  ������&���������' .".-U.--/  A  -ISSTJED   TWIOE-A-WBEK -WBD1TESDAYS   -A-HSTID    SATTJBDAYS-  Vol.  II.    No.  2  REVELSTOKE, B. C, WEDNESDAY, APRIJL 20,189S.  .���������������2.00 a Year in Advance.  _ __������������_Sggg^e2<-5gSg5_~~~?_2-i_v������~i-!j  $  Hudson's Bay |  Company  (iNIOIirOIIATEO-lOjO  The   Most   Up*to-Date   Outfitters  in Western Canada.  Intending I'ro.s]_:ctors should write us IS.  for one of our new Folders, which g,  .contains an excellent Map und an (V  e_a.ii.atc of (lu* probable cost of * ij,  complete outfit for the Gold Fields, iis  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  Calgary, Feb. ). 18C-5.  Haig & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for   ���������  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  -    MINING,  FIREand'LIFE INSURANCE  C B. Hume  ARTHUR G: M. SPRAGGE,  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.  Office:   Smilli Hlwk,  Victoria Road, Revelstoke Station. B.C.  TnE Hudson's  Company  <^^~ Kam loops  Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries  and Liquors  eun furnish all necessary outfits and supplies I'or miners and  prospectors going overland to  the. GoIdHelds  Via the Cariboo Road,  and   arrange   for   supplies   fit  '    Hazleton and Gr.KN0.itA.  Writo for particulars.  2np f  ������   WM.  WHITE,  Q. C,  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of Canada.  Front St., Revelstoke, B.C.  JAMES ' MURPHY," B. A.,  Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.  Office:   Cowan Hlock.   P.O. Hox 103.  Third St., Revelstoke. B.C:  i������������������������������������ ���������      ���������* ���������*"���������  DR. MALLOCH,  'Physician and  Surgeon.,  Office In Dr. McLean's office.   ��������� .. .-  At his office Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  McKenzie Ave., .Revelstoke Sta., B. C.  Our Dry Goods Department  - has been thoroughly  overhauled since, the rush subsided. All our stock is in splendid shape and new lines have  recently been added. We wish  to draw special attention to our  bargains iu '     .  Imported Flannels and Flannellcttes  ���������*'  Pieces of Dress Goods  A Stock of Hosiery,' just-imported  _A_Welf Assorted Stock of,Silks  Gents' Furnishing Department-  .. A well Assorted stock of Men's  Clothing ninde by the best clothing houses iu C nadu is now  open to int-pection by the public.  Our Suits are in. all styles and  for fit and cut look just as well  "~~EI_LIS & GROGAN,  -Insurance, Commission and Mining  "Brokers,  Calgary, Alta.  Agents'for the Queen Fire Insurance Co., of  America.   . .  Represented by XV. Morris, Kevelstoke.     * Ontf  ROBERT SAMSON��������� *  Wood   Dealer  and Drayman.  Draying and delivery work a specialty.   -  Teams always on hand at shortest notice.  Contracts fnr Jobbing taken.  Agent for the Stnndard Oil Company.  FRANK BARNARD  Brick and Stone Mason  fhimnev    building  a   specialty.     Contracts  promptl'v  attended   to.      Material  furnished  when called for.   All work guaranteed.  First Street, - Kevelstoke Station.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  in Beef, Pork, Etc.  Kamloops and Revelstoke.  All orders in our line promptly filled.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Enginkeks. Provincial La Nn  Si7H~~K\~ons.  Accountants and General Agents,  Nelson and Kossland, WesfKootenay,  British Columbia.  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 Earn Lai's Tea,  the very best in the market.  Our prices are made to suit the  times. We always keep in our  warehouses a good stock of hay,  oats and vegetables.  F. C GAMBLE, J. V., M- Inst. C. ]!., M. Can. Por.  C. K., I'. Ij. S. for 11. C, (lute Resident Engineer Department of Public Works in  Canada in H. C.,) Nelson, 11. C.  Fraxcis j. O'ltF.iiJ.v, A v-ir. M. inst- C."_.., P. I.. S.  for It. C, Kossland, 11. C. 3jlytf  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  ~~CBiil*ir mating- arc held in th<*  Oddrellott-' ttall on tho secoid and  m fourth Wediio'days or eaoh month at  iw 7:30 pin.   Visiting brethren cordially  *��������� Invited.  IJR. T. JEFFS,  "V. M.       T. .1. -'HAIIAMX. ItOc.-Sei*.  W. G. KlKNRV, Fin.-Seo.       It. S. \V ii.soN. Treas.  The Revelstoke Photo Co,  Ell I!  Revelstoke,   -      -   -   B.C.  Stcdio: Docclas Street.  C. B. Hume & Co.  Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, B.C.  This Space is Reserved  for the  *'  WV .  ���������  eo-nPAN v  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 i-imiiot speak too  strongly of the merits of Magic Liniment, fluid been a gre.it snlterer from  rheunintisiii tor uuiny years, during  tvhkh time I had tiied in my doctors  and remedies; bnt'Magic Liniment hus  cured nie completely. -I rubbed the  liniment on for ttvo weeks, utter which  my vhi'iiniiitisiii i-utirely left -me. find  -bfis-notr-ti,f)nlili-il-itie,.siiii-i*-~Wefind itra~  useful household lemedy in" our home  unil would not be without il." Price,  23 cents a bottle.  A General Favorite  Mothers who have used Magic Liniment iu their households pron-iuuce it  superior to all others for all the little  pains and aches. ' It is the most, popular household remedy and a medicine  chest, in itself. Ca'ii be used internally  us well us externally. All druggists  sell it.   25 cents.  <s_^-W. A." Griffiths & Co.,  >   Dni-CGISTS.  KEVELSTOKE.  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 slock in the town to  choose from, a saving of time, a, saving  of money. ' ��������� -  >  Our Spring Ready-to-Wear Business  Suits fit ns well -is the most expensive.  We don'l, make these to order, but tve  make them to lit. ,. \.,  Trousers.��������� The choicest selection  of suitable patterns. Xow stripes,  quiet checks, dressy plaids, etc.  Prince Alberts.���������The correct and  fashionable kind, made of tlie finest  English Worsteds and Venetiuns.  Stylish Suits. ��������� Cutaway -Coats,  single or double breasted sucks 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,  ho*" iiack or i-entre seam shapes���������the  finest and best.'  Clothing for the hoys.���������The hest  of our previous efforts him been eclipsed  this season in the variety and extent  of style* and patterns on display in our  Reiuiy-M.ide department. Mother*! of  boys iim welcome to see and criticize.  R. S. Wilson  The North Kootenay Tailor.  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  MORE WAR TALK  The Pope Hopeful of Peace.���������Snaniards  Leaving America.���������The Queen of Spsin  Calls on Her Loyal  Subjects to Rally  Round the Throne.���������Ice Broke Up on  the Stickine River to Glenora.  .Special lo thu Herald.  Washington, April 17. 2-A)T> p. m.���������  The United St.-ttes-si-n.-ite has,spoken.  Its voice i.s for war���������war until the  S'lll'ron flag of Spuin sb.i'll have been  furled in the Western Hemisphere und  furled for ever. Its voice, 100, is for  the independence of Culm. '-Free  Cuba tuul the independence of the  island republic," tvus the shibboleth of  the senate throughout Ihe four dnysnf  debate which ended lust night. Kvimi  the verdict returned was decisive-hut  it. is jusl lo say thai it was* not finnl.  Notes of discord ���������almost forehoiling in  their tone���������were sounded. This foi e-  boding tvns prompted by a fear least  if the action taken by the senate  should ultimately be accepled us fi_*.ul.  this government might become involved in complications that in future  vears might prove serious.  At 0:10 o'clock last night the Davis  resolulions���������those reported from the  committee on fciY-eigii relations���������  niiiHi'uled sous to include the recognition of tlio republic of Cuba, were  passed by a vote of 07 to 21. -is a substitute for the resolution adopted by  the.house of representatives.   *  All day long the contest waged with  un earnest energy, ability and influence  seldom equalled iii the senate ol Ununited States. .From 10 o'clock in the  morning until .the (imil vote, the in-  teii-ity.of interest did not abate for  one instant.  The military .'forces of the country  tire being li.isl.ily mobilized. Spuin is  happy about compelling the United  Slnles troops rn come tn the ground  011 which-she covets In light. Washington is iniensly excited.  The following is the full text of the  resolution which 'the senute adopted  and extended from that passed by-  congress. Nothing now remuitis for  a formal dvclariitiou of war with Spuin  except the acceptance, of the resolution  by the President find executive:  Whereas, The abhorrent conditions  which have' existed for more ' than  three years in tin* island of Cuba, so  near our own borders, have shocked  tne moral sense of Ihe.Unili-d Slates,  and ulso have been a disgrace In Christian civilization,-c'ultiiiiinli'i.g, us they  have, hi the ilf"-l."ii'-tion of oneof the  United State, battle ships, with. 200 of  her ' officer.1, aiul rrew,'~-wnil" on' 11  friendlv visit lo llii'liarlmi- of Havana,  and cannot longer be endured, ns bus  been set forth by the i~residont of tlie  United States 111 bis message to congress of April 11th. 1S!)3. up which the  action of inngre***; wus invited.  Therefore. Bi* it resolved by Hip  senute and house of lepreseiitalivesof  ihe United St.iti'S in congress assembled: (Firsl.) Thiil the people of Cuba  right ought to be free and independent, und" tlmt the government of the  United Stales hereby recognizes the  republic of Ctihif as tbetrue und lutvful  government of thnt island.  (2nd.) Th.it it is the duty of the  United States to demand, und the gnv-  erni ncn t-=-ni���������the��������� Unilsd���������States-does  herebv deni.ind, that the. government  of Spainal once relinquish its authority  nnd govertiuii'iit in the island of Cuba  und withdraw its laud and naval forces  from Cuba und Cuban waters.  (Sitl.) That the president of the  United States tie. and hereby is di-  1 eel ed und empowered to use the cn-  lire land and niivul foices of the  United .-Mates, uud tn call inlo actual  service of the United States the militia  of tlie several state*-, to such extent as  may he of benefit to c.ury these resolutions into eff'sct.  ��������� (Ub.) That thcUniti'dSlfiteshoteby  disclaims any disposition or intention  to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction or  control of the said island, except lor  the pacification thereof; nnd asserts ils  determination, when that is accomplished, tn leave the government and  control of the island to its peoplo.  Washington. April 10.���������After one  nf the hardest fought buttles between  ���������he two houses known in many, years,  congress ut an early hour this morning  cuine to uu agreement, upon the mnst  momentous question it bus dealt with  in a third 01' a century. The Cuban  resolution tvns passed und tvill bo sent  to the president this morning., Its  provisions riieiin t b<- expulsion of Spain  from the Islsind of Cuba by the armed  forces nf the United Slides.  London, April I!).���������The pope is still  hopeful of uri'iinging peace, but is  handicapped by the war like attitude  of the Roman Catholic press in  .Europe.  The Times correspondent has been  expelled frmii Havana.  A despatch from Madrid says: The  speech from the throne calls all good  Spaniards to iully around thuir young  king und save their country.  Tbe Spanish press believes that McKinley will tvait ten days or veto the  Cuban resolutions altogether.  Vaxcouveu, April 10.���������The r-.eivs  reaches here via Seattle that the ice  hus broken up on lhe Stikine river iis  tar as Glenori, G~> miles up from the  mouth of the river.  New York, April 10.���������The Spanish  residents nie leaving this place for  Spain in large numbers.   ���������*������������   T. E. Horn started with the first  bout lo; id up lhe river this morning.  Besides material for theDotvnii! Creek  bridge he is taking supplies for the  Qirnes Creek Consolidated, whicli he.  will land nt C.irr.i.** Cieek, tvheii .Mr. I.  T. Brewster, who starts with a couple  of men on Fiid.-iy will pick them up.  THE WRANGEL ROUTE  A Letter From Capt. ���������Woodside Containing a Lively Description of the  Starting Point  Mr, J. II. Woodside of this town hus  received   a   letter   from   his   brother,  Capt.   Woodsidi*,    special   representative of the New York World, Montreal  Star,   St.  Paul   Despatch,   Winnipeg  Free Press,  London  Daily   Mail, Sun  Francisco   Call   uud    Scuttle     Times,  dated   at Fort   Wrangel,  April 3, '.'������.  He says his party arrived there on the  22nd of March : several  of the  party  hud gone  up Ihe   river on tbe ice, but  he and one or ttvo others bud  decided  tu   remain   at   Wrangel   until the ice  broke    up    in   the    river,   whicli   be  thought,  would  lake" place before lhe  1st of May this .seasuii.  -He s;iys it is  expected  there  tvill   he  about   thirty  river stefi.neis plying between Wrangel  and   Glenora, ISO;miles   up the Sti-  kini' river this summer.   The  impression is that us soon as the river  opens  this route will attract lhe bulk  of lhe  Klondike travel, as it  is so much saler  than climbing the pusses.    He.says the  cliiiitile fit Wr.'iiigel is quite  mild,    it  bus raiuid ulnm-1 every  d.iy  since  he  went there aud he   expects it will ruin  for several weeks to come.    Men   who  have to work outsidegn round in oiled  clothing.    He speaks of it being 11 lively town,' buildings going  up  in   every  direction, stoles, saloons nud gambling  dens open every day of tho week. The  thimble and pea gentlemen reap a rich  harvest on the boats going north:   Let,  the  tenderfoot  beware 1    Wrangel   is  on   nn   island   seven   miles from  the  mouth   nf   the   river.    Cotton   Wood  island is four miles up the river.   This  is   where   tho   ice travel   commences.  The   passenger fare  on   the bouts tor  tbe eleven miles is $25.    Ue-speaks  of  the bonding of goods aci oss tlie thirty  miles   of   United   Stales  territory, as*  being u great nuisance and   inconvenience.   Their party is  provisioned  fur  seven months'and their supply includes  flour, beans, bacon, ham,  dried fruits,  (apples und upricolsJcotVei', tea. sugar,  haking  powder', _pciumic>ii), salt, pepper, milk,   meat   extracts,   dueil   und  compressed   vegetables, etc., which  is  the outfit tukeii   by  every  one  going  into   the   interior.     Aiiout 1300 men  have gone up the. river on the ii e to  date, but many of them' will nol reach  Glunor.t  till  alter  the  ice  brcuks up.  The   river   limits   will   pick  tbein ups  along   the   way.    Whilst .waiting on"  the river to open  be thinks he may  take fi run up to  Sk.igtvuy and Dyea  to   see' how   things   fire   working up  there.",..      -      ''"���������,-  ULTIMATUM  HAS TO BE   ACCEPTED WITHIN  FORTY-EIGHT   HOURS  Sharp   Decline   in Stock   Quotations.���������  Rapid   Mobilization   of  the -Aarmy.���������  Two Hundred   Thousand   Men at the  President's   Cisposal.��������� All   Hope   of  Peace Abandoned,  t  (Si'isciAi- to the Hkiiald )  Washington. April 10.��������� 5.50 p. m.���������  President McKinley will not sign the  Cuban resolutions' until nn ultimatum  bus been signed und sent to Spuin.  The cabinet mooting tonight will decide the time which Spuin tvill be  given to comply with the ultimatum,  which will probably not be more than  ���������IS hours. A measure is on foot to put.  200,000 men ut the president's disposal.  NKW YoitK, April 10.���������Thoro i.s. a  sharp decline all along the list on Wall  Street stocks on the iuiiiouiiceinent of  the Semite's deelurution.  Washington. 'D. C, April ]!)-The  army is being mobilized rapidly. The  work of preparing tents nnil tent  equipage' is rushing. The navy is  milking gigantic preparations. Indi-  vidtial members of the senute s.-iy  peace is impossible.  DECLARATION OF WAR  A   Popular   Delusion   as to   the   Usual  Method of Beginning Hostilities.  The question on everybody's tongue  just now is " Has Wnr.beun ('b-claretl ?"  11 is apparently the popular impres-dun  tliat fi formal ��������� declaration of some  kind or another always precedes active  hostilities. Nothing can be more unlike the teachings" .of history ou the  subject. In fact da la _eolleelet"l by the  -Brii isli���������War -ofiicii~go"~" i~Tsh~o\v"l bat"  with the exception of the Fr.-mco-  Pnwsiuii wnr of 1S70, not one single  war of this'present century bus been  actually preceded by a formal ilcrlnr-  atioii. In ISOt the British fleet -swooped down nn Spain without a word of  warning, while British vessels were  actually being provisioned in Sp.lnish  ports, "in 1S07 the great buttle nf Copenhagen in which Nelson destroyed  the Danish fleet was fought before the  Danish government had received the  least notification thnt Great Britain  entertained any hostile feelings towards Denmark. Such measures may  perhaps be justified in the ease of a  nation lighting us Great Britain then  was for her very existence. . But much  less excusable instances cun be adduced. In 1S12 lhe United States seized  all British vessels lving in her ports in  Apiil, while Congress did not declare  win-till J une. Tlie wav with Mexico  in 1S-I8 hud been carried on for two  iiiunlhs before it tvas formally declared. The Crimean war had commenced  over fi year before uny uctu.-il delur-  ntioti wus made. Several other in-  stances might ha adduced to shew  I hat, several wars have been commenced and finished without a tenth purl  of the declnrntinii that bus in the ruse  of tliis Cuban episode been already  given. We are much more likely to  bear of some swift and sudden attack  devised und curried out by one side or  the other than of a f.-rnial declaration  of war just now.  Let Us Hope So.  Revelstoke has a daily paper. The  fiist number of tbe Daily Ukuald  appeared nn Tuesday, and promises to  be a permanent instil ul ion. It is the  first daily ever published in the interior outside of Rossland. sn that the  constituency represented by Mr. Kellie is the most important in the piovince, newspuperically speaking, there  being no oilier ut present, in which  three dailies aie published. The Itevelstoke Daily Ueuald is a practical  illustration of the support given to the  press by the enterprising business'men  of that town. Other places in the  riding might follow Itevelstnke's example willi beneficial results.���������Hoss-  i.ind Times.  FREE CUBA  St. Peter's Church.  The Easter vestry -or St. Peters  church came oil' lustniglit. The fitmti-  ciul stfiteinent shewed that since'last  Kaslev $187 had been paid on I he building debt, of which only $101 nnw nv>  uiiiined unpaid, which sum is pr-ieti-,  cully Uu* only liability of llio church.  During the year u vicarage iind been  erected at a cost of $300, $10 paid,  which cle.'ired otf the debt on the  organ nnd $50 for clearing the church  lots. Mr. P. Chapman tvus appointed  auditor. Voles of t hunks were passed  to Lord Revelstoke for his gift, of ������25  tr> the building fund, to Mr. Pcri-t- fnr  his, volunteer service us ruretaU'i r, to  the" ladies of the parish for their cervices in getting up eiitertuinments, to  R. Gordon for putting in the water and  doing the plumbing in the vicurage.ro  R. Tapping for the free use of his luil]  ac various" entertainments, to T. E. L.  Tuyloi- for inslulling the electric light,  to the retiiit.g tviir.len.s and sidesmen  and to Mr. Thome, the organist. The  The folln'tviiig officers were clin������en :  XV. F. Crage, people's warden : A. IL  13. Hearn, parson's warden : Chas. J.'  Aman find G. E.- Grngan. sidesmen ;  P. Chapman, assistant sideunun: J. W.'  Vail, secriitury-treusiii-er. and Alessrs.'  Crage, Ileum and Grogan. lay deli-  gntes to the synod. It tvus resolved  tn raise the amount contributed by the  parish to'the vicar's salary to _$(__ per  month.    The meeting then .adjourned.  THIS   IS  THE   ULTIMATUM   OF1  STATES  Red, White and Bine.  The.Indies of S. Peter's church will  lif>IU a fiance in Tapping's Theatre on'  the eve of S. George's Day, April 22nd.  There should be a good muster to celebrate England's patron sain*. It is  suggested that fill who attend should  wear red. white and blue in some  shape.     , -  The Placer Mining Act.  The proposed amendment to 1I13  placer milling net provides for making  good defect ot title mi purchased claims  lhrough former owner.*, neglecting to  keep up a miner's certificate and fresh  'irruiigi'iiierits for the consolidation of  Iciises..  Will the Mattrass  Protect the Bank?  " Well," -aid an experii'iiced miner,  who knows the river well,to a Hkhalo  inun, "I don't know exactly what In  say. The mat trussing will slam! ull  right ns long us the unprotected part  of the bunk below it stands. But the  backwater along the bunk there runs  us fust 1ns the main curient at high  water', and if it should eat into the unprotected portion and work in underneath the matti-assing. it tvill nil go  sure. But if the unprotected part  stands until more money can lis got to  finish the job next fall, then the  mat trussing will protect the bunk  without fear. But it -hotild hut-e  been finished to the point lo make a  sure I hing of it."  A STATE OF HOSTILITIES ttOW  ONLY A QUESTION OF HOURS ~  The Ultimatum Goes Forward Today and  an Answer is Demanded in Twenty four  Hours���������The Spanish Premier's Defiant Speech���������The Limit of Spanish  Concessions Reached.  (SI'ecial to the Herald,)  Washington, April 20.���������Spain is to  lie   given   2i   hours, or us lung us the"  ultimatum takes   to reach   there and  be  re.uly, to  free   Cuba.    It is ntit expected that Sp-iin will   buck  down, so  that extremely active prep-u-.-ttiotiS are _ -  being made for  war.    The  ultiirintuiii  went forward some time yesterday or  early this morning.  . Madhio, April  20.���������Premier Sagas-  tu-'s speech  in   the   Cortes  yesterday"  tvus   very delimit.     'The  times,".,he '.  saitl, are so grave und  tlie  conditions'   -  are so except ionnl that acts, not words,  arc necessary to face the present'difficulty. > Attempts have  been made to-'  sully the glorous  history of Spain   by  an infamous calumny.1  The  different!'  Sp'auish governments have'done their :  utmost to avert, the war. to whicli we .'  are being'provoked.    We have now ,.  reached, thu limit1." of the concession.*,'"-  compatible with honor find territorial "*  integrity. ."We .consented to' the-last"'"''  concessions at the instance of the Pope.- '.  We' yielded,  in   fuct. but in spite of.  lhi_ ��������� attempts     are     being- , made,'  upon our honor .'ind menaces directed *  against   our    territory.     (Applause.) ���������  This is not.the moment to trace .1 parliamentary programme,  but   the mo-1  ment "to" ."unite - as_ <iiir_. futliei* have ,  done in ihe face of an odious compact  against, the integrity of our territory". ���������  The   insult,, olfered . us  today  is. the _  most   infamous-that 1 bas   ever   been  offered.", *.   *        '       ''"    . -.      '   ;  2>~e~v York, April 20.���������Openirig quotations this", morning :-Lead, $3.50;  Silver bullion, uOic'enta;-Spot, 5tfc-  ; Ottawa,' ������������������ April   20.-^ Fielding (.has  promised to* consider the'extensibrr'-if  the-preferential" tariff?'to   the Fiji Islands .-ind* Queensland ut the request  of the British Columbia sugar -refiner-*  iesv . ; v-  The Opposition fiercely assailed the?"  government yesterduy for reducing'  interest, in-the Government Savings-  Bunk from 8 to 2J per cent;, pointing  out- how .this " measure discourages  thrift in the laboring classes-.   - *  N^w'Y^iC?:V~^irM^riV"Tribitne  is urging Congress to immediately pay  the Behring Sea award to Great Britain. Xo hesitancy should -be shown  in,*- discharging an ������ obligation1' to iv  great power so friendly   to the States.  Revelstoke Shooting Association.  A meeting of the Revelstoke Shooting association was held in Xo. 1 fiie  ball on Monday evening for the purpose (if elect ing officers and arranging  11 program for the season. The following ollicei-s were fleeted:  President���������A. G. M. Spragge.  Vice-Pi esidunt���������J. Edward**.  Secretary-Trent*.ircr���������Alex McRae.  Committee to Act with Officers���������E  G. White. J. Allen.  MARRIED  The .Messrs. Fallis Bro=. has purchased a delivery wagon and horse,  and will now he in a position to -ittrnd  to their largely increasing trade in the  way of a prompt u!>d fiee delivery.  Mathison���������McIntyre��������� At the residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. G. R.  Gordon. April 14th. by R������v. R.  Wliittiugtoti. Roheit Matbisun. D.  D. S.. of K.-imloops. to Martha Mclntyre. of Vancouvei*.  Wooi-SEY���������-McLeod���������On the lflth inst.  ut Illecillewaet bv Rev. J. A. Wood  Thomas Leslie \\*oo!sey to M.irg.uet  Jane McLeod.  Albert Canyon.  Albert Canyon.' 'April "IT.���������Mr.' C*.  C irlson,. postmaster here, is erecting'  uu addition to his store, to be used u_  a Morerooiu.  Three men arrived here on Friday'  from Revelstoke nn their wirytO the"  Waverley mine to start tvork.-  Mr. Oie Sundherg. one of the locators of the- Waverley and Tangier  mines, is expected here* about the 5th-  ofMny. Word has been received by  t.he postiiiii-ster here thnt he intends to  leave Liverpool on the 23rd'of thU-  nionth.  ���������  Mi-. Pi*rry Leake is expected here*  the fm-e part of this week.  Last Night's Public Meeting-  There was ii fair attendance at.  Tapping's hill last night to dKcuss the' ,  question of redistribution. The* chair''  tv.-,s t_aken by J*. H. Wondside, and  T. L. Haig acted .-is secretary". The'  meeting was uddressed hv BL R.  Atkins," J. Snnth. S.-Needhan";.- W. A.  Nettle. H. X.Coursier. and J. Murphy.  A resolution tvas passed pointing out-  that West Koot-miy-driffibnt>*s about  one-third of. the- nett reVonti'e - of the  province and ncw-rlv one-half of the  sum received by it indirect tux._tion  und that its voting strength. 4,200, is-  over one-seventh of that of the whole'  province und shews a greater increase  rbnii all the rest of the constituencies  in the province and protesting agn'list  the provisions of the proposed bill as  not commensurate With the importance of the district, and particularly  against, the proposed increase in the  area of the ridiiigand of four nn'inbers  to the legislature. Under the influence  of the impassioned oratory of the various speakers, the audience,' which  started afc about 40, " had dwindled  down to'ab*iut 2i>Ht the time of taking  the vote.  Master Gartmore Graham carried off  thi* silver medal in the Demorest recitation contest, which was'conducted  in the Good T-inplers lodge room.  About twenty of the members of'the  juvenile branch took part in the' com-'  petition.  HB ���������an  \  -*JVi-*_.Wrri'*Krt*w  _\~__rT"~K~~a-.������a_^i_rrlBK������i~'j,  J-:r-  Revelstoke   Herald  FubUj-ihed in intoroats of  ReveUtoke, Lardeau, Bis Bend, Trout Lake  nieolllewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  * -    ���������    , fcl     *  facilitate legislation rather  make it impossible. ~  thau  BUDGET SPEECH DELIVERED  P&ss and Eagle Pass Districts.  JOHNSON Proprlolo".  B. OROOAN Editor.  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published in tlio  taterotn ot Revol������toke and the eurroundlnR  -iitrlcV Wednesdays nnd Saturdays, making  ;toe_-it conoecUons with all train..  Advertising Ha~_B: Display biIb, ������l.~0 per  column loch. ���������2.00 per inch when lnsurteilootl tlu  PMre. Legal ads.. 13c per (nonpareil) lino.for  tint lniertlon; Be for each additional insert ion.  Beading notices, 16c per lino each issuo. Birtti,  -.an-lage and Death noricen. froo.  Subscription Rates: By mail or carrier. S2.00  per annum; |1,~" for six mouths, blrlolly in  Onr Job Department: Tin. HEKAi.t' .Tob  Department Is ono of tho best equipped  printing offlccs in Weal Kootenay, and in pro-  pared to execute all kinds of printing-; in lirst  class stria at honeat prices. Ono prico to all.  No job too largo���������nono loo sniiill���������forus. -lall  orders promptly attended to. Givo us a. trial  on rour next order. .  To Correspondent!!: XVo int correspond*  enoo on any anbjoct of interest to tho general  public, and desire a rcllabl' regular correspondent In every localit surrounding  Bevclatoko. Iu all coses the bona lido namo  . of the writer mustaccompany manuscript, but  not neceasarUy for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, 3. C.  The New York Commercial  Advertiser thinks that it' Nelson  were in command oi' the United  States navy, the Spanish squadron  would never have got across the  Atlantic. Nelson's strength consisted in his prompt anti resolute  action. lie formed his plans  quickly aud '--executed them  without delay. Uo was not  bothered with a telegraph lino  over which tho admiralty could  give him instructions. The lirst  the people ot Great IJricain kuew  of some of his battles was when  tho prix.es camo into port.  THE TWO J'REFERENCES  HOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS*  I. All eorrespondence must bo legibly  written on one side ot lho paper only.  t. Correspondence containing: porsonai  matter must bo signed with the pr per name  of ths writer.  S. Correspondenco with rofcronce to an}  thisg that has appeared in another paper  must first bo offered for publication to that  paper bofore lt can oppear in Tub Hkbald.  FINANCE MINISTER FIELDING'S  STATEMENT  IN THE COMMONS  THE PREMIER  ANNOYED WITH  MULOCK  WEDNESDAY.     APRIL   21),     1898.  CANADA  AND THE WAR  At the time of writing, it would  _eem as if war between the United  States and Spain were inevitable.  The ill wind would undoubtedly  blow more good to Canada than to  ' any   other   country.      The   St.  Lawrence route would haye to be  utilized  lor  the  transport  of   a  large part of the trade to and from,  the United States.  Ships that now.,  ply to Boston and Portland would  go to Halifax aud St. John.   The}  Canadian railways would do   an-  enormous       business       carrying  fi eight from Canadian seaports to  the    American    cities.      Canada  -would be   called upon to.supply  everything she could  furnish to  the    United    States.     In/, fact,'  America is lucky in having such a  handy back door entrance to her  own.territory as the St. Lawrence  route affords.  A PUTTY POLITICIAN  R. W., Jameson, M. P. for  Winnipeg, has fallen foul of his  own party owing to his desire to  account for his position on the  Yukon bill. This is how Mr.  Jameson explains how he came to  support the government on the  broad gauge subsidy bill: '/When  I got to "Ottawa and found the  whole 13 Cabinet Ministers in  favor of the bill, I came to the conclusion that they, having, all the  necessary and best information,  were in a better position to understand the true merits of the case  than I was on the slight information that I had: and besides when  such men as Sir Richard Cartwright and Sir Louis H. Davies  strongly supported the bill I felt  oafe in doing the same," If Mr.  Jameson's view of his duty as a  "member-of parliament-is? corrects  his journey to Ottawa "was not  worth the expense which  attended it. In tact all the  members of the party might have  stayed at home, if they had as  much confidence in the cabinet as  Mr. Jameson, had. But it looks  as if they hadn't.  There is all the difference in the  world   between   the   preferential  tariff policy of last year and the  preferential tariff policy of   this  year.   The policy of hist year is uo  more.     It  olfered   favored tariff  terms to all countries, British and  foreign, whose tarilV on Canadian  goods should seen to the Minister  of Customs to bo as   low as our  tariff was ou the   goods of  that  couutry.   The Ministers were told  last session by Sir Charles Tupper  that this tarilf measure could not  be operated, as the British treaties  would require Canada to give all  the foreign   nations  which   wero  parties to it tlie same  terms, no  matter whether their duties were  high or low.   This view was set at  naught by the  government.   Sir  Louis Davies who made the legal  argument roared out the question  at Sir Charles:    "Can he.produce  the opinion of a prominent lawyer,  or   even  of  a  fledgeling   lawyer  endorsing      the       absurd      and  ridiculous    statement    that   this  resolution   is   unconstitutional?"  A  year  has   passed.     Sir   Louis  repeated his argument iu England  and it was condemned at  sight.  All   the  nations   came in on the  favored    terms    whether     their  duties  were   high   or  low, as Sir  Charles aud Mr. Foster said they  would.   Mr. Fielding was at pains  in his budget speech to  say that  they "had doubts" last year of the  soundness    of    their    case,    but  thought it best to make the most  of it.     Hereafter when Sir" Louis  is most confident in tone, when ho  declares   that   those   who  differ  from him aro absurd or ridiculous  or Iledgelings, we shall know that  he has doubts as to the correctness  of his own position.  The scheme of this year is a' preference within the Empire,  applicable to colonies-whose tariff  is low. Exception is mnde in favor  of the British "West Indies, whose  tarilf is not low. The government  concludes that Canada can afford  to deal generously with these  colonies which are appealing, to  Great Britain for some relief iu  their depressed _ condition. The  other dependencies which come in  for'the preference are New South  Wales and British India. No concession of any kind has been  obtained by the Canadian government from any of these countries.  Not one of them admits a single  article of Canadian produce at a  lower rate of duty than is placed  ou a like product of the United  States. Mr. Fielding says that our  one sided preference policy has  been received with great satisfaction in England and other  countries which are favored. This  is perhaps not surprising. But if  he could in some of his bargaining  obtain for Canadian goods tbe  advantages which Canada offers  the goods .of other parts .of the  "Empire the aiiuouucement woulcf  be heard with satisfaction not  only iu Euglaud, but in this  country also.  The Laurier government is-uot  making the savings - bank  depositors rich.  Money will soou bo scarce iu  Ontario if the two parties continue to lock up the visible supply  of cash in the S1.000 deposits  which must accompany each  election petition.  Which Shows a Largely Increased Expenditure, Increased Taxes and  Increased National Debt���������The Estimated Expenditure for Next Year���������  The Promised Economy-Sugar Duties  Ottawa, Apri 11.���������Mr. Fielding  made his budget) speech last week.  Here are some of the announcements:  Tho net debt when the Laurier Government came in was !?2.>S,l07,-i:i2. At  the end nf lust June, when the first  llscal year of lhe new system closed,  it hnd increased $3,1)11,1(K. and was  .S2(il,.")*lS,i~)l.).~). Nine months more bus  brought it up to ������201,500,000. Mr.  Fielding estimates u further growth  during the next three months' whicli  will make the increase for the vear'  ���������ji 1,500,000, and .*ri7,50(),OC0 in the "two  years.  The expenditure on ordinurvuecount  was in the last veur of tbe late Government, !i-:.0..) 19,112. In Mr. Fielding's  lirst year he raised the cost of governing the country to $38,319,750. This  vear is only tlirec-quurlci's gone, but  the Finance M blister is able to give  un almost exact estimate of the expenditure, which he places at $38,750,-  000. lie. also submits an estimate for  tbe year commencing three months  hence, the money for which must be  voted this session. The amount asked  for tlmt, year is $30,121,000. Thus Mr.  Fielding spent in his first year $1,-100,-  000 over the outlay of tho previous  your. He is spending in his second  year $300,000 more than in his lirst  and expects to spend in his third year  $371,000 more than in his second year,  or more than two millions in excess of  the amount required for the public  services under the bite government.  "It would not be difficult," said Sir  Wilfrid ut Toronto just before the  election, "lo economise one, ttvo or  three millions."' Air, Fielding in the  ligures quoted above, shows that il is  still easier not to economise.  TIIK   DETAILS  The increases in  expenditure   cover  nearly the whole range of the administration.      Charge   of    management,  civil government, justice, police, legislation, immigration, quarantine,* pensions,    fisheries,'   Geological   survey,  Indians, customs, Post ollice and miscellaneous are among the items oL.'iin-  crease.     There   fire   somo   decreases,  but they number only one third of-lhc  increases, uud the net result is as stated  above.   Mr. Fielding grew eloquent on  Tuesday ns he told of the great prosperity Canadians   fire   now enjoying,  chieliy by reason   of  the   good   crops  und higher price   for   farm   products.  Certain manufactures arc also prosperous, but. Jlr. Fielding did nol designate  them, or il would have been seen that  tbey arc the ones which have been  let  alone in the lurilt changes.     The  finance minister showed that exports find  imports have' greatly  increased,   that  the price of Grand Trunk und C. P. R.  shares have- gone   up   in   the market,  that all the railways are carrying more  freight than usual, find that bank   deposits and bank circulation are  larger  .than for many   years   past.     lie also  dwell upon the value   to a   country of  Yukon und Kootenay mineral wealth.  It is one elfect  of   the   general   commercial activity that   tbe   revenue of  last year     tvns   $1,'-11,000  more  than  in     the     year     before,     while     Mr.  Fielding   counts   on   $1,500,000  more  this year than lust year,  or $2,700,000  morel ban Mr. Foster had  iu   his  last  year, and Mr. Fielding only counts on  a   surplus  of  the  same   amount   this  year:   we    may    discover  where   be  would be today it the revenue expansion by increased raxes .and  increased  business had not taken place.    He will  tnke in during tbe two years S3,000.CXXJ  more than the revenue of 1800 would  produce, and vet on his  own  showing  tvill add S7,500,000 to the  public  debt.  - - -THE <.IS._E.VT ECO-SQ-MY     ���������    -    -  THE YUKON PROBLEM  The Auditor General thinks his  staff are not paid well enough. Jt  iscuricus that aman who does so  much to keep down expenditure  elsewhere should want to raise it  in his own department.  There is one part of the world at  least where bicycles do not meet  with approval. This is Morocco,  where the Grand Vizier has steadfastly tabooed the use of "such  dangerous instruments."  The Globe Says There Would be Strenuous Objection to Large Expenditure  _ -Toiionto, April 11.���������The Globe says:  "Tlie propriety-of making a direct  money grant towards it railway across  some portion of Alaska is being urged.  We. feel sure there will be a strenuous  objection throughout the country lo  uny proposition involving a consider-  nble draft on the treasury for a railway into the Yukon countrv. It looks  as if a close watch on development s is  about fill thai the Government can do  for some time, us fur as a railway from  lhe coast is con'-'ci ired. It, maybe expected that immediate steps will be  taken to gather immediate information with reference to :i permanent  route into that country from the inland rather than from the const. Of  the [inhabilahiliiy of the Peace river  district there i.s evidence that deserve,  lo be considered reliable, und in making towards the headwaters of rivers,  whose united volume makes t.he  Yukon, the railway would touch  watercourses which, during the season of navigation would bring an enormous amount of territory in touch  with civilization.  Getting  at Reasons  for Partizan   Dismissals ��������� Forty-Three   Miles of the  . Crow's Nest Road Finished ��������� The  Chilcoot    Slain ��������� Mounted   Police"  Report.  Ottawa, April II.���������In the Ilouse of  Commons yesterday Sir Wilfrid Laurier snid Mint the plebiscite bill would  be brought down after the debute on  the budget was finished.  During the budget debate which  was resumed by the Hon. Mr. Patter-  sou. Davin, Sir Charles Tupper and  the Minister'of Customs became engaged in ii war of words on the tarrilf  question nnd a general uproar followed. Quiet, was. restored with sumo  difficulty.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier reported that  Hon. Mr. Patterson was mas making  satisfactory progress in the organizing of a company for the fast Atlantic  service.  Hon. Mr. Sifton stated that the  Government wus sending Mrs. Livingstone to the old country lo arrange for  the emigration of women servants to  Canudu.  AUKltME.UX WILL STAY j  Ottawa, April 11.���������Lord Aberdeen  will continue to remain in ollice as  Governor General of Canada till September next, when his successor will  be appointed,  LU1I~IIAL I~LI~-'!"I~I-  CllAlll.OTTISTOWN, P. 13. I., April 11.  ���������Mol-iullun, Liberal, wns yesterday  elected member for West Prince by a  majority of 150 votes over llackctt.  Conservative. The     Government  strained every effort to hold   the seat.  A WAC.GON   ItOAD  Vancouver, April 1-1.���������The British  Columbia Government is constructing a waggon road from Glenora to  Teslin Lake.  Ottawa, April 15.���������In the Commons yesterday Postmaster General  Mulock was badly badgered by the  Opposition over tbe dismissal of postmaster Williams, of Seley Bay. The  Minister first refused to give his reasons for the dismissal. Laurier maintained th.-it Mulock was right, in his  refusal to give reasons.  Then the opposition got at Mulock  again, when he finally gave the reasons for the dismissal, much "to the  Premier's annoyance, which was palpable to everyone.   ���������  Blair, Minister of Kailways, stuted  that forty-two and three-quarter  miles ot the Crow's Nest railway were  constructed, and thnt $153,000 had  been  paid over to the C. P. R.  A HAl'l'Y  JtHLlSASH  London, April 15.��������� Mrs. ��������� Oscar  Wilde died yesterday after a short  illness.  TIIK   llUnGKT TALK  Ottawa, April 15.��������� The debate on  the budget, which hus been an important one, will probably close today.  A SATE .MAJORITY  Ottawa April 15.��������� McLellan's (Lib-  eralVinajority in West Prince is now  2S0.  tije it_,ki!i._ottf:  Ottawa, April J5.��������� A Liberal caucus on the plebiscite bill will be held  today.  THK  1~ASS   TU  DEATH  Vancouver, April 15.��������� The Litest  reports give the number of killed in  Chilcoot avalanche .-is sixty-two.  -MOUNTED POLICE KEI'ORT      '  Ottawa April 15.��������� The annual report of the Commissioner of the North  AVest Mounted Police was laid on the  table of the House of Commons today.  the riuh continues;  Xew York, April 15.���������France has  obtained * further concessions from  China in Tonquin and Hainan.  HOW'S YOUR JOB PRINTING  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� Hovclstoko.  Preaching scrvicoB at 11 a.m. nnd 7:30  p.m. Class mooting ut tlio closo of tlio  morning servico. Snbbatli School nnd Biblo  (.lass at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer mooting  every Wednesday evening at.7:30 p.m. Tlio  publio uro cordially invited.   Seats freo.  HEV. J. A. WOOD, raster.  PHURCH    OF  '*-'   Rcvolstoko  prayer dally  at  _      Sundays and Festivals:  ENGLAND-St. Potor'B,  Houra of servico: I'vcning  o'clock, Fridays at 7:30.  ils: Holy Communion at S  a.m., morning prayer at 11. Sunday School  and Biblo Class at 2:30, cvonini? prayer nt 7:30.  First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  it morning services.  FRANK A. FORD, Viear.  rterchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class iu every respect.    Good accommodation.  Wines, Liquors-mid Cigars at tho Bar.  Beat  W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  PRESBYTERIAN CHUROH-Royolstoko.  Servico every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. , Bib's Clans at 2:30 p.m., to which  all nro welcome Prayer meeting ac 8 p.m,  every Wednesday.  REV. P. D. MUIR, Pastor.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH���������Rovelstoko.    Mass   lirst and third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a-m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  -no Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us.' AVe can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in  town.  Choice   Wines,   Liquors  Best    accommodation.  Centrally    located  and. Cigars ���������  Rates    $1  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  per .*. day  Stoc^holiri House  Large light bed rooms.     Hates  ..Wholesale  and Retail  The Toronto Telegram says that  if the Globe could only stir up  national indignation against the  Senate as successfully' a9 the  Globe has stirred up national  contempt for itself, what a  load of odium would soon rest  upon the venerable shoulders of  the Upper IIoufc  The introduction of an insolvency bill has given rise to a controversy between the bankers and  the merchants. That kind of  controversy killed the last bill and  will kill this one if great ,eare be  not taken. The prime purpose to  be served jost now is to make  Canadian credit good in Great  Britain so far as legislation can  accomplish that result, lt is not  an easy task, but it is one in which  bankers and merchants have a  common interest, and they should  Hon. T. M. Daly, with cei lain associates, including Sir Chas. Ross nnd .1,  II. McArthur is applying to the  British Columbia Legislature for per-  missionto build a railway from the  head nf steamboat navigation on the  Skeena river, tbence ti) tbe Yellow-  head Puss. If tlw line be built il, will  traverse a portion of the route wliich  the .'"odcrnl ("uveriiineiilj proposes lo  upi'li from ;i port in   lb-it isli (,'olunibia.  Dr. Nordkoii'.kjold. u relative nf the  famous Swedish explorer of that, ilk,  and himself not unknown lo fame iis a  traveller in Arctic and Antarctic  recions, is staving for a few days in  Ottawa preparatory to M.iit-lirig mil  for the Yukon, lie is commissioned  by his university, that, of l_Tp*-nIa. in  Sweden, to make certain .scientific  observations in the sub-Arctic regions  of Canada, and also to mako' enquiries  in oiil-of-the-wny places in tb" lni|i<������ nf  learning something of Ilerr Andree.  the daring aeronaut, who started lust,  summer to cross the North Pole in a  ballo'in.  Mention was made la.**t week of one  notable saving. The Finance Minister  saves 8210.000 this year by the lirst  reduction in the savings bank rate of  interest. It was so much easier than  cuttim? down expenses in other w.ivs  that Mr. Fielding has repeated the  performance, and next year the O'ov-  ernment, will reduce the expenditure  a, round half a million by the simple  process of witholding one p������-r cent,  trom the interest allowed to depositors. Tins sum wliich might have  been stvi-Uing the wealth of the bloated  mechanic, the opulent shop-girl, the  mir>p-prnnd farmer, nnd the arr'isj.-tnt  younsr lurN and -.'iris who have a bank  iiook, is now available fill the Finn rice  Minister's heller purpo**e. Mr. Fielding says that the reduction is made  liecaii?!! the chartered hunks want to  afi-t ili'po-iit s at low interest... in order  that they may help along tin* bu-iness  of the count ry hy lending money on  easy term:-. To use hi*, own words, ������  large part of the deposit "belongs to i  cliis**- of people who dn not need any  sympathy." The Minister's svmpaihy  he says. i*s with the pour borrower,  who "will not, get money from lhe  bank ft low interest.    It i*- f.iirto pass  l,% P.itrie makes a violent attack on  Douglas Aterw-art, Dominion Inspector of penitentiaries, who recently  denounced the. introduction of politics  into the prison service, and urges the  Government to dismiss him.  IMPERIAL BANK  ~���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid lip Capital $2,000,000  fysar/Q     .    - -_-   1,200,000  Cirectors:  If. S. Holt-bind, President  T.R..Memit, Vice Pres., (St.Catharines)  William Kamsay, Robert ./affray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  K'.'iax Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branches  North West and Uritish Columbia  Brandon     .Portage la |V-*.ncouver  the word along so that, readers nf this' Calgary PrairieJWinnipeg  paper who have to go to tho bunk for  money will not forget that, tbey are  entitled to en"~y rates. Mr. Fielding  bas told the country so, and as tlie  savins bank depositors are losing half  u million a year to buy cheap money,  the people should see that, they get, it.  .---.".Mi rit-Ti'-f-  Thc one change in the customs  duties is an increase of over one quarter on sugar. Tim rule on raw sugar  has advanced from 50 to ifi rent.- per  hundred pounds, and lh:i. on refined,  from SI to SSl.il* The duty is regulated by tho amount of saccharine  strength in the sugar, but tlie. rate  given is according to Mr. Fielding's  computation ba.������.ud nn the avcr.igi*  test. On lhe fpianl ities imported last  ve.-ir thi.- chiiiigii should add riom  .SHHI/HIO to J.~-(MJ,lfl to the revenur'.  With the help of this increase find the  reduction in pavings bank interest Mr.  Fielding hopes to come out even on his  current, account if trade keeps grow-  in ir. 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IN REPLY TO McKINLEY'S MESSAGE   DECLARES  CUBA FREE AND INDEPENDENT  By-All Natural Rights���������The President  Authorized to Enforce the Resolution  ���������A Railway Bonus���������Lake Superior  Drying Up���������The Nelson Murderer  to Hang-Plot Against Li Hung Chang  Wa-jiiiNi.To.v. April IU.���������-Up to lust  night the committees ot Congress to  whom the President's message hud  been referred, were unable to agree  uponti icsolution for the President's  action. The Senate committee will  report a resoltil ion declining for immediate armed intervention and a recognition of Cuban independence. The  Ilouse committee will recommend the  establishment of a linn und **t;ible  government in Cuba.  The Semite's resolution will in all  probability read us follows: First-  Thai the people of Cuba are and of  right ought to be free and independent: Second���������That the war which  Spain is waging against Cuba is so  destructive to the commercial and  property interests of thu United States  and so cruel, barbarous and inhuman  in its character as to make it the duty  of the Uuited Slates to demand, find  the Government of t.ho United States  does hereby demand that she at once  withdraw her land und naval forces  from Cuba and from Cuban waters:  Third���������-That the President of the  United States be and is hereby empowered and directed tc use, if necessary,  the entire land and naval forces of tbe  United States to curry these resolutions into elfect."'  General Fil/.Hugh Lee who hus just  returned trom Cuba stated before the  Senute committee bis belief that the  U. S. battleship Maine hud heen blown  up by Spanish agency.  an SS00.000 uoxus  . -\YiNNi~~-__C!. April 13.*���������It was learned  last night on good authority that the  Manitoba Government has "decided to  aid the Ontario find Rainy River project to the extent of guaranteeing a  bonus of SS.000 ner mile for a hundred  miles from the Lake of the "Woods to  Winnipeg or "over the South Eastern  railway.  LA1CK SUPERIOR GOING DHY  _  Wixnip-cg. April 11.���������Vessel owners  of Duluth and Luke Superior are excited owing to _ the lowering of the  water in' Lake Superior, which is  ascribed by some to a subteranneiui  ��������� outlet to Luke Huron whose waters arc  higher. At West Superior the water  is now .thirty inches lower than last,  year's level."and hus caused the same  result as if thousands of dollars worth  of dredging had not been accomplished.   " ,   .  STILL THEY COJIE*.  Toronto, April 13.���������Election "pio~  tests have been fyled in the two  Ottawas, Dull'erin aiid East Algoma.  CANADIAN  NOVELIST LIUELLED  New Youk, April 13.���������Robert Barra  the Canadian novelist, has succeeded  in his fiction for libel against the Sun  newspaper of New York.  fKO.1I ALASKA TO EDMONTON  EnMON.T.ON.-^-"April 12.���������Charles IJ.  Walker, who claims to be a member  of the crew of an American whaling  vessel, has reached Saddle Lake. He  says his vessel, the .Teannie, was  caught in the ice-ac'Port Burrow, in  Alaska, on the Arctic ocean, tbe most  northerly point on the continent. He  struck out for -civilization and bus  been on the road for five months. The  other members of the crew who  remained behind hud suflicient provisions to lust them for some months,  but will trv to getaway whon the ice  moves. Walkei's story is believed to  be tt ue.  ���������'_..      I A 6TK1KE IN TOKONTO        BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES  AND SPAIN  CONGRESS WILDLY EXCITED  Toronto. April 13.���������The employees  of Messrs. J. D. King and Co. have  pone out on. strike, and the big boot  .-iniTshoc factory lias been temporarily closed down.  CARDINAL   TA-CIIlCKEAl"   DEAD '  Montreal. April 13.���������His Eminence  Cardinal E. A. Taschereau, of Quebec,,  is dead,  TO KKilOVl" Ll  Pekin, April 13.���������A plot, having for  its object the assassination of Li Hung  Chang, hus just been discovered at  Pekin.  CIKNEKAI. lee ahhivhs  Washington. April 13.���������General  l'if'j. Hugh Lee. United States Consul  at Havana, rpiiched Washington yesterday, and win accorded a most  enthusiastic welcome. The committees of Congress are expected to reach  a decision on the Cuban question  today. ._: "  ,   IN PARLIAMENT    -  Ottawa. April 13.'���������The, debate on  the Budget wns resumed yesterday in  the House of Commons. Speeches  were made by Hon. George E.' Foster,  Sir Richard Cartwright * and ..Sir  Charier Tupper. Thc-adjoiirnment.of  the debate was moved, by. Hon: Mr.  Patterson.  DOYLE   WILL. HANG ' -,  The Minister of Justice' has decided  that the law must, take its course in  the case of John Doyle, alias Sullivan  of Nelson, who has been convicted at  Nelson of the murder.of Dennis Connors. Dovle will therefore be .'hanged  on April_2_nd.  FLYING SQUADRON   SAILS  New York. April 11.���������The United  States (lying squadron sailed Yesterday from Newport Roads under sealed orders.  Hobt. Black, a Klomliker, has been  arrested jil, A thabiiska Landing on a  charge of lunacy.  The Stikine River .Journal mentions  th.-* arrival al Wrangel of W. S.  Simpson, lur tiudor atthi* junction of  the Miuldvand Liard rivers, who reported tliat a Yukon purly from  -Edmonton passed his place lust full.  During tho past three weeks the  influx nf emigrants to the Edmonton  district lias been a record breaker. No  less than 225 permanent settlers hnvo  Arrived at the South ICiIinonlon depot  during that period, and more are  arriving on every train.  Over the Resolution Which Was Carried  by a Vote of 322 to 19���������Free Fights,  Were Almost Indulged I:i and Some  of the Members V/erc Called to  Order    by    the    Scrgcant-at-Arins  Washington, April 11.���������The following resolution was introduced in the  Senate yesterday:  "Whereas the abhorrent conditions  which have existed for more than  three years in tbe lsluml of Cuba, so  near to our own borders, have shocked  the moral sense of the people of the  United Stales, und have hi en a disgrace to Christian civilization, culminating .-is they have in the destruction  of the United States battleship Maine  with two hundred and sixty-six of her  oflicers and crew while on 11 friendly  visit to lho harbor of Havana, cannot  uny longer be endured us has been set  forth by the President of the United  States in his message to Congress of  April 11th, 1S0S, ' upon which the  action of Congress wus invited.  Therefore be it resolved lirst thai  the people of tlie Island ut Cuba are,  and of right ought to bu free and  independent.  Second: "11 is the duty of the United  States to demand, and the Government  of the United States does hereby demand, lhat the Government; of Spain  ut once relinquish its authority and  Government in the Island of Cuba uud  withdraw its land anil naval forces  from Cuba and Cuban waters.  Third: Thai the President of tbe  United States he and is hereby directed and empowered to employ tbe  entire land and naval forces of the  United States and to call into actual  service the United .States militia of  lhe several slates to such extent as  mily be necessary in order to enrry  these resolutions into effect.  The report accompanying the resolution is voluminous and nearly ii')  minutes were taken up in reading it.  If was a terrific arraignment ot Spain  and her policy. Tbo. Senate will resume the debate today. Tbe House of  Representatives yesterday, alter one  of the most exciting aiid memorable  days in ils hi .lory, by a vote of 322 to  IU, adopted" fi resolution which nine  tenths of its members believe makes  war with Spain inevitable. This is  a fact which was grimly commented  upon yesterdav by the* members, us  they spoke of Lhe future, that every  war ih which the United Stales hnd  been engaged begun in April, and that  yesterday was the anniversary of the  fall of Sumter, which' aroused Lho  patriotic fervor ot the norl h and made  four years of civil strife. Tho resolutions which were adopted direct the  Presidents lo intervene fit once in  Cuba, to restore pence, und Lo secure  to tho people of 1 ho Island of Cuba "u  stable und independent government of  their, own.'.' They .uil.hori'/.e him to  use the army and navy to execute the  purpose of.liie resolutions. Although  only nineteen members, composed ot  fifteen Democrats, three Republicans  and ono Populist, dissented * upon the  final vote", -the proceedings- were  marred by a bitter find acrimonious  display of.purlizan feeliug. Adams.of  Pennsylvania, the acting chairman of  the committee on foreign affairs,  entered the House with the report.  Tho Republican committee on rules  immediately held a session to formulate a rule under which the Ilouse  should operate, and il wus decided  that theie should be u delmtfc of 20  minutes on either side.. At 3 p.m. the  Speaker recognized Adams, the acting chairman of the. foreign alfairs  committee. He asked for an unnni  nious consent for the consideration of  the resolution which he submitted.-  Thunderous, outbursts of . applause  froiH-tlieJ-IIbor_ancL_gallei'ieSi. greeted  the report. Great excitement and  confusion followed. Bailey, the  Democratic 'leader, objected to the  consideration ~ of ��������� the .. resolution.  Charges and counter" charges were  bandied across tbo floor. Almost 11 fist  light followed. The Speaker ��������� ordered  the sorgeanl-ai-arms to use the emblem of the 1 louse's authority. Men  fought as if mad. ���������'Liar,"scoundrel"  and other denunciatory epithets were  applied, Micrs, Democrat, of Indiana,  and Preston.. Republican, of North  Carolina, almost came to blows.  I There wero half a dozen personal col-  rslion.-. The House then adopted the  following resolution:  "Whereas, this long series r.f losses,  injuries and biu'dcns.'for which Spain  is responsible, has culminated in the  destruction nf the United Stales battleship "Maine" in the harbor of  Havana, as well us the death of 2UC ol  our seamen: Resolved: That the  President is hereby authorized and  directed to intervene at once to bring  the war in Cuba toun ond.and with the  purpose of securing permanent peace  and order there, the establishing by  the free action of the t~eople,there of a  stable and independent government of  its own in the Island of Cuba. The  President is hereby authorized to use  the land find naval forces of the  United States to execute the purpose  of this resolution."  London, April 11.���������The Times commenting editorially- this morning on  the resolutions submitted yesterday,  (Wednesday, to Congress, says: They  ambodv demands which cannot be addressed to a sovereign power without  rendering negotiations and compromise impossible. Even if they do not  amount toa declaration of war, the  resolutions are accompanied by violent and offensive reports offering  gratuitous provocation to tbe Spanish  Government and people. In the eyes of  the civilized world, the American  case cannot but be prejudiced by tbe  manner in which it is now presented;  We doubt, after vestorday's scenes,  whether Congress is a tit body to deal  with a great national issue or to act as  an avenger of wrong. Tlie situation  is thai Congress hns declared for war-  in everything but uauioalthough without having defined except in the  vaguest manner the objects for wliich  it wi-hos to light."'  SPAIN WILL Klfii-.T  Madrid. April 11.--Spuin has announced hor- determination to resist  any intervention by the United States  in Cuba. Don Carlos ha** issued a  manifesto declaring the loyally of  bis parly to Spain.  Ill  E  BY A DEMONSTRATIONAGAINST  HAVANA   ON   SUNDAY  SPAIN    ADVISED  TO   FIGHT  European Capitalists and the Six Great  Powers Taking Very Strong Pacific  Measures���������Bad Effect of the Action  of Congress ��������� Washington Buying  More Steamships  Washington, April 15. ��������� It was  learned iast night in high diplomatic  circles that un exchange' of notes has  begun between European capitalists  with a view Ic making representations  on tbe Spanish-American situation.  In the same connection an informal  meeting of ambassadors and ministers  in tho city of the six great powers was  held late yesterday.  Several of the foreign establishments  received cable advices from their Governments last night us to the opening  of an exchange bt notes, as the prevailing opinion is that the action just  taken in Congress has made war inevitable.  A similar exchange occured a week  ago us a preliminary to the joint note  of the grout powers, and was presented lo President McKinley mildly  urging a peaceful settlement with  Spain. It is understood, however,  that* the presenlmovementisnotof the  same mild character as the former one.  The character of the nolo will be nioie  emphatic than the former one. .It  will intimate that Spain hus reached  the limit of concession to America.'  PEELING  AGAINST   UNITED   STATES  Berlin, April 13.���������It is said here  that all United States officers on furlough in Europe have been ordered  home forthwith.   ���������  Owing to tho millions of Germans 111  the Slates, excitement in Berlin is-  intense. Nearly all tlie papers refer  in strong language to President Mc-  Ivmley's message. The feeling of t.he  public is strongly against the United  States.  " WAR  ADVISED  London. April 15,���������The Vienna correspondent of the Daily Mail says:���������  "Several European powers, including  Austria, are reported to have advised  Spain to declare war, because further  delay or concessions would likely prevent a revolution.".  HOSTILITIES   PROPOSED     POU     SUNDAY  " Washington, April 15.���������The Government's plan now is if war is declared that a demonstration will be  made next Sunday against Havana  with the north Atlantic squadron and  by Tuesday next the landing of troops  will begin.  The lirst troops will be convoyed by  the "Yankee,'' "Dixie." '-Prairie," anil  "Y'osemite'' transport ships in convoy  of three warships from the squadron.  They will curry l.OOtt men each.  Present plans do not contemplate  making a landing at Havana, but al  Santiago, in the southeastern part of  the Island. Immediately afterwards  the American troops will open communication with the insurgent troops.*  Both republics' -will, then invest  Havana by bind.  The debate on the.war resolution in  the Senate "was carried over until  today.  TO MEET  ON  THE 20TH.  Madrid, April 15.��������� The Spanish  Cortes bus been summoned to meet on  April 20th.  BUYING   STEAMSHIPS  Washington. April 15.��������� The,United  States Government is purchasing several more Atlantic liners.  IN  THE TURNIP FIELD ?  Washington, April 15.��������� General  Miles snvsthn United States can put  12,000.000 men in the field.  -An-Awful- State -of-AS_lrs Tliat Culled ~ci  j Reforni.  Tho man tvns very rich. Ho didn't sny  eo himself, but you could eeo that ho felt  it anil appreciated the sensation. In some  way or other he had wandered down into  ihe Bowery and then into ono of the cheap  theaters that infest thnt much atmsctl thoroughfare. Tho pluy.depicted the adventures, *he troubles, the lovo affairs and  finnl happiness of a band of ladies nnd  gentlemen who lived away out in tho western wilds while the curtain was up,nnd  who went down stairs and drank beer  tvlieir it went down.:, Tho blood o������ the  aboriginal Inhabitants of tho western wilds  had been flowing about tlio stnfto so freely  that the rich individual left his seat in  outspoken disgust. Then he wandered out  into tbo street and marched up to a lug  policeman who stood in front ot the theater gazing intently at the blood curdling  posters.  "Shay,'' ho exclaimed, as lie clutched  tbe policeman by tho arm, "oto you minion of the lntvi"  "Yes," answered the bliiccoat.  "Well, minion, glad mako 'tpiaintnnce  B'aru you:-'*  "l~irsc rate," returned tho policeman  ���������"'How aro you?"  "Fcclin bul'. Sh'.;,*; you see theater;  See show? On'rage, sir. Mur'erin right  under slmosc, "sir."' * '-'  "Where's that?"' ))  '���������I"inlit in theie, sir," drawing himself  up with an effort; nnd very -i:iiiuitic-lly  pointing to thu tbtat'T ciitriineo. "Wasn't  there uioru'ii halt linur 'u _-hatv *,'iiihiij-'..  ten men killed right liuiv, sir, in -hivilizu'  country. Minion of Jaw, 'rest thoso mur  ��������� (hie)���������rers; bey pardon."  '���������Oh, they're not white men. They're  only Indians they kill in there. Kill hundred of 'em in thei .every night," explained the poli__ni_.il.  "Horr'blo shtnte 'fairs, nhivilizo' country. I_.li, poor Indian! Killer white man,  hang you; kill six Indians, nothin; horr'-  lile shtato of Tain*. Coir.0'11 hnvo o  drink."���������Xetv York Sun.  THE TAIL OF A PUG.  And How Tommy "--ri it tu Recover Bis  Lost Hut.  Tommy Gogglo bad dropped his Etraw  hue, and Kink Ins, tho pug, did a dive aftor  it.  StniDgo to sny, tho tail ot tho pug caught  in the string of tho kite, aud���������  GRAFTING  FRUIT TREES.  Oh, woll, it you won't believo it, don't  -that's all.���������Comio Cuts.  ,'   Ho Knew Her.  -   Thoy, wero speaking of tho actress, who  wns/jlio of tlioso modorn���������very modern������������������  hlolida.  "-"You know hor, I bclievo," said one.  "Know her?" exclaimed tho other. "I  used to know her when the was a brunette."���������Chicago Post.  A Novolettu.  Without tho winter winds howled dismally.  "Ono more mouth to fill,"ho muttered.  It Is duo to the interests of truth to stuto  tbat ho made the remark quito cheerfully,  lining a dentist, why should lie not;���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  A Mean itetort.  Quills���������I've n great mind toUvrit- a  book.  Mills���������I doubt, it.  Quills���������Doubt what? Tliat I camwrito  a book? *  Mills���������Xo; that you havo a great mind.  ���������Chicago "Vows.  A New "School of Joarnallcii3.~~  A sign over a weekly nowspapcr office at  Billvillc, Go., reads:  "Newspaper Uui-iness Taught Here. Editors Graduated In Three Weeks For tlu  Cash. Make an Editorof Yourself on Reasonable Terms!"  The sign excited the curiosity of a visitor  to tho ttitvn, who went in and interviewed  the fctlitor who proposed to do 60 much for  tbo country in so short a time.  " Ye.������. sir," he said, in reply to n question, "tve do what we F.iy. Wo has graduated 20 editors in the past year, an they're  all runr.in fl ouri'hin newspapers an abu_-  in of the guver'ment. AH you seedjt ter  enter tho .laes is a pair o' scUsoiS AB $61"  The Burglar and "Vu Editor."  A rural exchango from  North Carolina  says:  "A  burglar   broko In  yo editor's  -room recently.   Yo editor tied him to tbo  bedpost and got $G and u crowbar from  bin).    Call again,   burglars!    Our   latch  htringis on tho outside."���������Atluuta-jCon-  stitution.  ._-���������   ,j'' Ail Action.  #,T_io" English Dowager���������So your hus-  -b'and, tho duke, doosn't lovo you. What,  oro you going to do about it?  Anierioan Heiress���������Suo him for obtaining monoy undorfalso proteases.���������Town  Topics." '   Jost X������or Luck.  Billy Blink (boxing instructor)���������Great  Scott! That was an "outer" you gavo mo!  But what's that in your glove, I say?  Amateur (just learning)���������Ob, that's a'  .horseshoe. I put it thero for luck.���������Tit-  Bits.  A Puzzled Jnfant.  "Paw," asked tho littlo boy, who bad  been taokling statist!"* in tho daily paper,  "how does it como thiSJ most of tbo whisky  and beer la drunk by peoplo in the _���������_���������������  potato zoobV-'���������Dinofjmatl -Enquirer.  Row i_  Couni'cltcut  Fruit,  drawer ('rafta  Over l_ur_;������ TreeH.  A question wns rocently submitted to  a Connecticut fruit; grower concerning  tho grafting over of largo upplo troos.  His reply, :is reported iu American  Gardening, is as follows:  1 havo grafted a groat many troos  that I havo hud to uso a long ladder to  l~i.fc into. Limbs can bo safely grafted  that are four iuclios through. Then,  again, I claim for old trees you will often get. fruit the second year, whereas  you would havo to wait ten years for  young stock purchased from tbo nursery.  All limbs abovo four inches should be  sawed oif and painted or waxed ovar  and ono sucker allowed to grow ouo sea-  sou, which will bo largo enough to graft  next spring. Cut olf all. tho limbs ou tbe  troe with tho exception of two or  three  -..I''  ������������������-    ll'i'T'tU  OLD PEAll TREK GRAFTED OVER. .  small ones. This i.s done that tho birds  may alight ou tho branches instead of  tbe small scions. Aftor thp scions havo.  got well started cut off thoso romaining  limbs thnt tlio sup may ull go into tho  [���������oioii... By'so doing tho* grafts many  times will muko from four to six feet  growth .thi) lirst season. ���������  I always uso what is tormed cleft  grafting,' and I seldom fail to mako  iheni all live. I prefer one bud to a  scion whero others uso two and somo  throe. If tho latter plan is used, I would  advise after thoy have slm-icd to rub off  all but one bud and leavo tho lower ono  on tho ont'sidd- By so doing you will  grow :i straight shoot. The second season thujiMi-ili branch out; then tho treo  can lio formed to suit tho grower.  Tlio illustration is of a pear treo that  I advised treating iu this manuer threo  years ago. Last summer this troo bore  threo bushels of pears, which was just  2}6 years from timo of grafting. Tho  center of tho treo was griifted ono year  later ou sutlers that came.out aftor tho  treo was cut back. This was done,to Jill  in the center to mako a nicely shaped  tree." Tlio varieties used were Bartletr,  Clapp'sFavorito, Seckel and one or two  later'varieties.   The Le Conto "P������ar. ���������  Since the advent of the LeContepear,  pear growing iu tho south has become a  commercial success, which cannot be  said of pear .growing as a rule whero  couflucd to the old varieties of the Eu-k  ropean stock. The iutroduction of this  pear and thoKieffer marks a new era in  pear growing. Thoy aro both believed  to be accidental hybrids between the  sand pear of Asia and somo of the varieties of the European race. Iu regard to  the Kieffer,. the saud pear and theBart-  letfc wero grown together, so close, iu  -fact,���������that���������the^-braiiches ��������� interlaced.-  Among the seedlings of this sand pear  tho-Kieffor originated on the grounds of  a gentleman of thai name. The origin  of tho Lo Conto is unknown, but it is  evidently a product of a -imilarciroum-  stance.  It is found to bo as healthy and vigorous au' tho original saud poar. No  disease uo fur hus ' troubled it, and the  usual iusccts that follow tho pear seem  to avoid it. Under somo circumstances  tho quality is very superior,- but this requires skill to bring about. In a general  way tho quality is abovo tho average of  pears, but a special featuro of great val-  uo is that thoy can bo siiippod in barrels  liko apples, a treatment which no other  pear will staud. It is rcmarkablo that  attempts do not Koeih to havo beou made  to produce a moro extended list of varieties from tliere. Although hybrids of  two vory distinct species, they produce  seed abundantly, lt i.s lordly necessary  to uso tho word "although," for horticulturists generally well understand  that tho dictum of some scientific mcu  that hybrids aro necessarily sterile is  utterly absurd. _-Meehan's Monthly.  Pruning: M-ipI- TreeM.  Tho trues may be trimmed at any  timo whilo dormant, say between November aud March. It is tho bettor done  early iu tho sonsbu than late, as bleeding is then loss severe. To prevent  storms breaking tho branches the trees  must bo prnucd to promoto bushincss.  A busby treo rarely loss's any branches  in gales. If your trees, which are 30 to  35 feet high, havo uot-"had much pruning, thoy would rcquiro a good topping.  But, yon should not cut back large limbs,  ns this lays tho foundation of ugly looking, mutilated trees. Confine tho pruning to Ench branches as are no more  than two to threo inches! in diameter.  You may shorten all of this size aud  less, cutting away longths of four to six  feet or moro anywhere about tho tree.  Though such trees may be trimmed to  advantage now, the very best timo is  when they are 'in the midst of their  growth, iu early summer. The ends of  the growing shoots nipped off then sends  out the sido ones at ouco, and hushiuoss  is secured 'in a short time. But this  plan cau only be followed with smgll  trees or with others that have received  annual prunings, as it is but the shoots  of tho same season that are to b_> pruned.  ���������C(~u~itry Gentl-naau.  once, but-, good will has been  An Ov<?rlool<ed  Feature of ..'. . /  Newspaper Advertising  An impoi-tunt, though often overlooked featuro of  newspaper advertising is the good feeling, whicli a pleasant  invitation, neatly placed in type, produces. Acquaintanceship  between our readers and advertisers is begun at the very  first time yuur advertisement, appears.. '' The invitation .may  not alwttys be accepteil at  established.  With what a feeling of ease anti serenity one enters  the store or hotel that is advertised; he is welcome ; he has  been invited to come. With what confidence you inquire for  an advertised article: the proprietor himself*believes in it,  wants you to try it; is interested in your getting it. This  very good will, this appreciation of .courtesy, this satisfaction  in being pleasantly asked, has been the foundation of many a  successful business. . ;  / - "i - ' .  Newspajjcr    advertising    is    something    more   than  ���������  spending money in the newspapers.    If, properly done it is  the  making  oi' acquaintanceship  and'friendship  tliat will  surely be of grettt value in time to come.      .  Would  yuu  have your business  or! your article  so  favorably regarded?     Make  it known..    If it  is  worthy,    .  people will appreciate being asked. '.- ���������  And if you desire to 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 four  times  larger than its competitors  in  this.' district.      THE  HERALD gives the news while it i.s news, and is thelargest  paper and only semi-weekly in North -Kootenay. * The wrong  way to compete with your fellow. business man is to.drop '-'���������  advertising.    In this up-to-date age you'Jmust liiie up-with .--~;  your competitors, or the time will soon .cohie when you. will'-.���������  sec where you made the mistake���������of letting your opponent ���������- --.  do all the advertising. '-     "' ���������'. -���������������.-'' ���������-���������"'  Now when you have decided'to enlarge your advertising space or perhaps only begin," the next tiling you need i.s U  printed stationery, and the neatest and-best always enhances >���������  your business most.    THE-HERALD hasvthe only-complete ���������  job plant in North  Kootenay and.employs only competent   .  workmen.    Neat, clean, attractive printi^igis the kind we do ���������������  at lowest prices, but material is always the best.   . 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LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS
An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal
and   General   Items  Round   and
About  Revelstoke.
��� Call" on Pete "After 0:30 p. m. for a
nice Siind'vich.      *"-. lui
From Monday's Daily IIerald.
No. 2 fire brigade tvill have practice
this evening.
.Navigation will open at Fort Wil-
��� 1 ia111 on .May Lt.  ;- --      *  -
Mr. Thos. Taylor was 'gazetted as
mining recorder at Trout-Lake in the
hist nazeLte.c
Tbe Easter vestry of St. Peter's
parish will be held at S p. in. tomorrow
in the church.
The C. P. R. steamer Lytton will
make a trip up to .La Porte on or
ubtiutj May 1st.
Kev. Mi\ Pear-don of Salmon Arm
arrived this uiorniu$ to write for his
conference examinations.
Sheriff Redgrave- went through yesterday to assist at thi* execution of
Doyle at Nelson on the iind.
Capt. McCormick," Geo. Butt-Mills,
and J. E. Jneg of London, Eng., unregistered at the Hotel Kevelstoke.
Hon. C. H. M-icIntosh. Lieut.-Gov.
of the Northwest "terrilnrii-s, went
through for Kossl.ind this morning.
Two observation cars were  sent  up
here yesterday,  and are  liable  to  lie
attached to tlie trains almost any time
, now,
Mr. J. K. Hooper, at one time n
prominent resident 'of, Calgary, took
over the Lakeview Hotel at Sicamous
on Saturday.
The steamer Rossliind is expected to
leave the dock tit Naku.-p ..iiu'l   lie   put
���i-.n-the regular-|iassengei--.servicu on-lhe:
Arrow lakes within n few days.,,
.-T.E.Horn ttill s-Lur-t, with a boat
loud of material for llie Dow nie creek
biidge and supplies fnr the C.iine--
Creek Cousolidiited Wednesday morning. "     ,
A Vancouver, despatch states llint
there is a pei-.-istent riiiunr tutbei'tl'ei-l
that all the division officeis. of the C.
P. R. are to be traii-lei'ied to Winnipeg.
It is generally expected in Victoria
tbat this tension of the local h��ii*.i* will
be over in tbi'-e weeks and thnt the
provincial ek*cl:ons will come olf next
July.
The ice on tlie Columbia and Kicking Horse iiv.-r- broke up thi. week.
The Upper Columbia Ci/. cxp.-it n iti-
���gj-tinn to-cotumence in a f-W dny.-.-
Golden Miner.
Negotiations have again h"i_n renewed for tin- coalition of the Liii
Chance and Ophir placer (-1.iiii.__; on
McCullough creek as . i.ue - working
proposition. .
Mr. XX. White. Q. C. l el urin-il fr<"iiti
Victoria this morning. He did not
enjoy very grind health during hi.-
trip." which c ibei-wisc woulil have
been very pleasant, .-is Victoria is just
now at its best.
Rev. Mr. (."lover, a prominent Methodist -piencher of Toronto, is visiting
at the Methodist par-.-on.-igc*. It was
expected that be would preach lust
uight, but he was not feeling well
-enough.
The work on the ditch to drain the
flat at the railway star ion. which is
, part of Mr.Gaiijbl��_"s* protect ion scheme,
has reacheel sis ftir as l lie creek nt Pease
����� Co's. store, which is being cleat ed
-out and enlarged so as to make p;;rt of
the ditch.
' Mr. Malcolm McKinnon. the well
known cattle dealer of Calgary, died
at his home in that city on Saturday
inoi-ning. Mr. McKinnon was well'
known and highly respected in thi-
Kootenay. and his death tvill be much
-ttgret_e��u here.
It is stated thatJ J. M. KelU*, M.P.P..
has received the offer of a /positron as
local manager of a big English Vukon
company and will take up the- jot) next
month after the session. In this case
of course he will'not pr.-.-ent himself
.i*../*. candidate for this lun.-iitiii-iiry.
A runaway of M. Pettipiece's team
last Saturday at'tei-nomi, which looked
nl one time ;is there was going to lie
veiy little left of either rig or harness,
was arresti'tl by AV. I Inly' near Allen's
brcwerv before anv breakage occurred
ai all.
Messrs. AV. P. nnd L. T. Cieorge arrived on Saturday from .Snle.ui. Oregon, with the intention of starting
work im 1 In- J. & L. group of claims on
Cariic.*.- Creek ns soon as tbey can gel
iu tliere. The group was located last
season by ]u. T. ("'eorgu ami bis partner Mei-traml. The claims are located
on the tuiddli* fork of the creek. Mr-'.
W. P. (ieorge fiiul family i-aiui'wilh
theni and will reside in Revelstoke
this summer.
Mr. R. .Marpole will shnr.ly visit
Golden. Field and Lagg.'iii in cciiincct-
iiui with the taking over of the si a I ions
to tin: killer point! Croat .satisfaction
is expressed amongst till" employes
tuul t be public fit Mr. Alnrpolu's jurisdiction being extended over this .section of the line.���(.ioldeii Kin.
Messrs. Wells nml P.-ixlon relurned
from their trip lo Siciiuiou** this morning. They found excelleiit. sport with
the big lake trout und ihe place is
looking beautiful in its early spring
dress. Mr. and Mrs. .7. Kd wards nnd
.Mr. A. li. Kiiicnifle, who were also of
the party ;ue slaying there for a day
or two.
Capt. Ilussey of the Provincial
Police tvas here yesterday. IIo was
on his way to attend the execution of
Doyle on Friday next at Nelson. He
oidered thu interior of the police station to In: remodelled aud lour large
cells to be built, in place of the little
ben coops now in existence, lt is pro-
liable thai It. _.ull()ck will receive lbe
appointment of provincial constable
vacated by XV. R. Page.
From Tnesiifiy's IIailv Heuai.d.
Mr. J. li. Graham left List night for
the west.
Supt. R. Marpole will arrive here
tomorrow nioining and go south.
Mr. Guy Bin ber is having bis jeweller's shop reprinted and papered.
Tin; report, of Aliss Robinson's condition continues to bo most encouraging.
Air. Cummings, of the Hal moral
hotel, Ferguson, was in town yesterday.
Air. O. H. Allen has gone down to
the Hot. Springs lo recuperate niter his
recent illness."
Air. and Airs. J. Edwards and Air.
A. E. Kim-aide returned from Sicamous List night.
Hugh AI.u pbersoii has begun assessment, work on oneof bis claims near
the Great Northern.
���10. 15. and 20 per cent, oil' our selling prices for fiiriiiluie fur cash at R.
Howson A:, (Jo's. April sale.
There is to be a social gathering of
French Canadians in the* .Mining Exchange on Snl unlay evening next.
The. cable for tlu: Fish Creek ferry
tit Boyd creek nii-iveil nt Comaplix
last week and will be placed in position ns soon ,-is possibe.
"Scotty" Maclean tvas upon a charge
of drunk nnd disorderly yesterday and
wns given thirty days to sober up in
the clink.
I-i'dcrers wero crr-riil'ited this morning calling a. public meeting in Tapping's theatre tonight nt S o'clock to
consider the redistribution bill. ,
Air. Perry Leake left with a party of
men yesli-rday morning for Albert
Canyon lo coiiimciice thu survey ttorl:
on the Downie creek railway.
Last, Saturday Air. George Goldsmith
one of tbe largest .shareholder*- in ill'-
Lfirdinii-Goldsiiiitli company. was
married in   Rowland   to .Mrs. U. Lang.
The construction of the Ideal Furniture. Co's. building is being pushed
forward, and the company expeirls to
be open I'or business by the lirst week
in -Mnv.
1 Toilny's I.oi-al New*..
I     Woik on the  rive*  bank will  linish
next Alonday.
Sir Charles Ross went through to
the coast on Alonday.
Air. Joe ICii-kpati-ick came in today
from Ferguson.
Air. .John [loss, tbe big Toronto contractor, wns in town Aloiiday and Tire-*-
day.
Work "lias (.-omiiii'iif.-ed on the contemplated addition to the Imperial
i'fiuk.
The much used cut oil' from the top
of the hill lo Smyth'.-* corner has been
fenced up.
Tbe Climes'.' _~i|ii:tt(cr.~ ou the bench
above the station road are hunting
fresh stands.
Capt. 11. 11, Alacpherson went
through lu the Halcyon Hot Springs
on Alonday.
.Judge Sprout nunc up from the
south yesterday and went on to the
const by the No. 1.
Air. AV. Alarti'll secured a photograph'
of the interior of St. Peter's church
before the Easter decorations were
taken down.
Air. Edgar A. Rcnnctl. general manager of Lillooet, Fraslier River nud
Cara.boo Gold Fields Co. Limited, returned from Vancouver this morning.
���Mr. R. H.Truomnn. photographer,
of Vancouver, will be found at his
photographic tent opposite lho Central hotel for the next ten days.
At, Kamloops on Saturday Hon. G.
B. Martin received the unanimous
noiiiiiiiil.-.on to represent the supporters of the provincial government at
the coming elections.
The drainage* ditch i.s being carried
on following the little creek wliich runs
through the fields between Fir.it St.
aiul' iiiul tho railway, along which a
good deal of surface water is lying.
In the Benson���Bucliauiian assault
case yesterday al'leriioo.'i tho Gold
Commissioner inipo-ed a fine of live
dollars find costs on ihe defendant,
who was further bound over in securities of ."iilUv to keep the pence fcr
twelve months.
Sam Swanson was arrested yesterday afternoon by Prow Const. Alc-itae
nl'tcr tin exciting chase iu the bush, on
a charge of stealing two caddies of
tobacco from Coursier's warehouse.
This morning he w.is found guilty by
Stipendiary .Magistrate Sibbald and
given three months at Kamloops.
The Oddfellows' lodge tvill parade to
the Presbyterian cliurcli next Sunday
evening. It is hoped that Rev. \V.
Siewari, of ICamluops, moderator of
llie. Presbytery, will be present and
preach llie sermon. Parade at the
lodge 0.30 p.m.. service nt 7.110. Thu
band will lie,at lllu procession.
lt tvns suggested to thu IIkiiai.d
that a bicycle track for tliu benelit "f
cyclists lrom one end of town to Llie
olher would be an admirable idt-n.
The I lEit.M.M thought sn too find suggested it in the Gold Cumi'ii-siuner.
but tiie Gold Commissioner tailed to
see his tv.iy towards a practical accept-
���Aaron's Assaying. Part I. If. and
111: Fletcher's liiowpipe Analysis:
Kemp's Ore Deposit: Kemp's Hocks:
Usboine's -M'mi_i-.il**. Osborne's Prospector.-, Guide Book : Lake's Pruspec-
Iiii-s tjiudi' Book : Richards Stamp
Aliliiug; I'l.itidaneis ijiott pipe Analysis; \\ ilscuis I'yain.ie I'loc-.-s: luis-
s.ick*. .Minerals : lJ.iiuis Altnernls ; K.iu-
dalls Quartz. The above si-ir-utilic
hook.s   ol)    band    at Ch.is.   .1.   Annuls.
j dialogue may be seen  nnd   all   bi,o:*-s
j not in stock cm lie oi-den-cl.
population now  in   possession   of
authorities, it appears to the   HkKj)
that the bill is as  satisfactory   frou
general point of view as could   be
pi'Cted,   although   it  may   not   qr
como nil to our ideas in  Kootenay.
An Invitation
-__-*a____B_ft-_-_-
Prospecto
rs
soers....
OLF ARE INVITED lo cull
at  our fctort- tit any time
und examine  our A. L  stock of
Miners' Supplies
Provisions
Boots and  Shoes
Clothing
Miners' Picks'and Shovels
Blasting Tools, Powder, etc
of which wc have a large t~.iiu
well nssortud variety. It will
pay you to accept the invitation.
'TpO HOUSEKEEPERS AND
Hotels V We are well
stocked with the latest and
freshest canned goods, groceries, teas and coffees, mid fresh
butter and eggs, potatoes,, and
everything usua,lly found in
an up to date grocery.
Free and  prompt delivery.
Fallis Bros.
The Vernon Soda Water Works
M. .1. 0'"'-ii~.*~, I'roprletor.
Manufacturer of Soda
Water,    Ginger    Ale,
' Sa"-saparilla   and    all
Soft Drinks.
A full .supply kept in slocl: at McCarty's Cold
Storage, whore orders can be left.
CUnpswtf
| R EDI 6 TRIE UT1 ON.
j     The     redistribution     measuiu   prt
���The  Daily Hkuai.D will  be-found'
on-ale at   the   Canada   Drug A: Book
Co's. siore. the McDowell-Atkim-Wat-
so:i   Co..   and   at   C. J. Aman".-:. K'.'vel-
stoke.
J. Benson preferred a charge of
assault agair.s I Jus. Buchanan in the
police, com t lhis al'tcTimoii. The alleged offence tvns roiiimitU't! last night.
Tin*   French Creek   company    hav
engaged     Jackson    and    lllnckiiifiri-'-
bi.nt to take up their lii���t coii-igimieiir
of   siioplii"-.     Tbey    will   be   starling
I aliuo .1 imiiicdiati'ly.
j Furniture! Furniture is being ��nld
i at cost price to i li'fir out our pi-'-s'-nt
I stock to make room for two e arloaiis
I of f.iriiituie to arrive shortly nl Ii.
| Ho,,-sou v- Co'.-.
J     The   ni'-eiing   of the  Gun Club was
; held    Iji-I    nirrht   in   No. 1 Firch.-'ll. as
! adveili-eil.     It was derided to tor in ai)
a���a' i.iiiou for the practice -.1' rille and
revolver .-.bor.trhg arid trap shooting.
The Revelstoke IlGIlAM). which Was
:i bi-wc-kly publii ation, is now issued
daily. Tb" lir.-Jt. nimibi-:-of the IlAir.v
I Hl.ltALlJ reflect** great credit on the
publisher and is the best pn-isilile pi oof
of the growth of Uevelslokc.���Rossland Daily Aliner.
Air. Tims. .Madden of lbe Madden
Ilousp. Nebiiii, went through this
morning for iioni" afler a holiday trip
east. II.- was iicci'iripaiiied by Mrs.
Madden anil f.irnily. Air.,.Madden i.-*
an Aldermaii of the city of Nelson and
oneof RevetsLoke's pioneeis.
The Yukon ili.-taclinieiit will muster
at Ottawa on April ~_ lib aii'l leave for
lb-' coast on the 2;".tli. A year's supplies tvill be taken and barrack*, will
lie built at Fort, Selkirk. Two three
pouiiile.r field g ins mal two Muxirn*.
will be taken in. Tin* force tvill go by
way of the *->fikiiu: Rit ,-r and Teslin
Lake.���Toi on nSlar.
Air. J. E. Cooper, who lias just-taken
over the L ikevietv holel at Sicainoiis,
j inleiids to red.'cornteniid refurnish the
bouse .-rnd to lay nut llie- grounds.
Tberciis no doubt the place possesses
the iiiit.iiial capabilities of being r-oii-
vi-'i-ted into ian-of ��lio nmsi. cbarmiiig
f-pots in the' provisici!. .Mr. Hooper's
gie.-it nmsi; a! abilil ies render liini a
host in himself in the entertainment of-
visitors lo the hotel and be '.till no
doubt make Sic-frnfii- a popular ri-:-"it.
s*-i"itt.,i   Ul die leicaf li(;:isi- is   nLviou-Iy
AN0THER GAR
���or���
LAKE Or TfiE WOODS
fLO'felR^
now in our vurcroom".   I'or th�� bftM Klour
or !. :"0_i*l, buy from
SMITH  &  H0YLAND.*
Bakers and Confectioners,
\':itor:a V.otn,   -    -    -    Kkvklstokk Statics-.
StlBSTITfclTKDN
is"tl*.e Greatest PrauC
of the Day
There is no .���jiil.'-'if-iiiioii in our floods.  Itvi-ry
J article of  . ..     .
___a__��/ __J Jl    'M       laami   ''   i   nfl   _���____   -~i____r "-a ����*J
Agent I'or the
Bliel'eiisci-'i'fe.'
Type write !���
Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots, Shoes,
Gents' Furnishings. Stationery, Patent Medicines,
Tobaccos and Cigars, Toilet and Fancy Articles,
Fruits, Etc.
T'-tj-^t   -&TTT'��>i��   & Tf t^TTi-El.,  Revelstoke, B.C.
st ���__!?_-
tltu     J2>u
L^i
J_*=sD -
Butter and  Eggs        Veget.ibl_s and Fruit        Tobaccos and Cigars
A Choice Assoi tment 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. Kevelstoke Station, B..C.
-��--H
John E. Wood
Architect
and
Builder
ICstimates, plans and specifications
furnished on application. Shop and
repair work promptly attended to.
AVood curving a specialty. Work shop.
Front, Street.
THOS.   HIL/J-JER,
Builder and
Contractor
Office    in   T,iiipiii_,"'d   Theiitic,
Ki-unil Ilooi-. ��� ~   -       -
Estimates funrshed on nil kitidn
of biiiliiiog?.
Address : Thos. Hillier, Revelstoke.
-.-���ilitf
Shoes For All
Shoes for the pri'spi-itnr, shoes
for miners, shoes.for trainmen,
and shoes for' evei-vbiiilv, all
band made. .-iIko line shoes, at
prices Lo suit.
D. JENKINS,"
First Street, one block from
Imperial   Bank  iif   Canada.
RKVEI.STOKE STATION,     -     M.C.
l.u
intended a- ���������.   ~.ei.-ipi-ii-aiy   i.,.--i.i:n
till   a g-ip until   reliable   data   tan    k-p
obtained on which    to rc-cor.s.irui t,   the iis .-._. .-i
present elet toi.ti const it lu ncies '.f   the j franri, I>,
pi-Dvince.    To attempt   such a task  at |    Jrreu<1
prestjiit wcinld be impij-.-ilile iml.-.-.- ill.-'
province inad_ n t!"--.v cens.is for   its. if. !
Mur, just  new although  a   good   many i
tyild guesses have been put fnrtv.u.t .i- I
to I.be   population   of   Koi.i.-t.ay, | ]i_-_ e ',
is nobody tt lio realiy lias .itiyllioig ae - i
fill tte ol. tv lli-ll   to base   a.'j   i-hl.)u.,ile. ,
Tin.-most  ditergfiit   opnu.iii   cun   jm*.
llint Inntler bi-oi.t.iuieil a.*, toi lie poou- i
.     - .     , ,, '
latum ci   lu.1 lapidiy  uate.i-ing   town i
in which   tin's   paper   i- p.il.li-h.-il .md :
tin- bl-.-ge Iiuiiii'.-l    x,f   voles 'sl|i>,.;
the leluriv, from    R.-vi-istoke ,i*j.
pared wilh   oilier   p.iris   of   Ko<
was an    i-xt I'lleift    object    b-.���>��i'.
bow little is ii.-.illy knowii  of Hi
d.-nc:e of   populalinn   in   ll
! Groccri-S,   Provis-on.:,   i*!our  and Feed,
! Cor.!��cticnery,' Etc..
_~  koIiI  piece.     No Biibstiti ion, no
t ev.iry .I'tiele guuranlccd.
.ivory n> any purl of tli_ town.
urt        RUTCRISON. _�� GG.
II   o*.
t O'll-
t.-t-ay
Wo *<���_?_ ml%f%uj
Painter and
Decorator
First S!r��e*t F.sst. Revelstoke Station
ii,--   if.,..
1I1CI-
couiitiy.
:!jliv.;ii;. ilft.-.l  IVi.e.i  [*ii,l-h-
..i.-i;..-:,' in all   i'.riiiif-he./,
'.i.f.-.iiil-:. t'lii/.inic, jtr.
l-lidcr these circumst.iiices it   *.e(-m-, to! ^-ISJj ^.-y fTy
the    IfKK.M.l)   tli.it   tli.'   air.iiigeiueiiti       O     b^^-^-'^-'-X'V^     -C
proposed   by tbe  goti'lii,,,,,,!, t.b������gl, j     '^^f^^^2&jj%��'%
'iri'
���,ii'.'.*f.\"'"! *.r.
i.i,
'.KTAItV'.-i orric;B
j:-.*-i-ii'.iic-C-i')v'-'--riijr   I.hh
iim f'/liowlfiij uppolnt-
not f>"r!i;ips .is libeial-  to   K*i(>t.;n.;y -is
tve hoped it uould   b", yet taking into I
CoiiMideralion   tbe   ililllr 'iltic-s  .in    tiie1
tvav,    i.s   a     fairly    -nti'-factort-    one. '���    '���''
- - .-'���_'���:!
Kout'-riay as j,   whole will    under   thejnie:.!
new conditions be  rf.ire.s.jiiti-d   bvlive!    ���., 7th Aj_r!l. u__.
, . , e     , J     : li'in.-t*' , ai-,or. of 7'r.jiit. I.akft, K***-,#iIr.-, to ..���"���
ineililie-rs    in    a bouse of   I hirly-.-cven. , l'."'-oriu-r witi.in ,it:'I fi,r tl.<* Trout  !.->:������ Min-
That is to say she will have rather less \ v^^^U. r^UiJlU1''"'17' V"'%���^
than one-seventh instead of us befoie, i 	
only onc-eleveiitb of the   total number i
of uieinbers.    The importune e of North I U���''Wf,'>l
Kootenay is  *f"tilly   recognized   hy   I lie | ��-orir.-Ini!i_.
crealion    of   the      Revelstoki*   .iding.    f.,..T
at, the; sanii. I irue. is   iiiil.icip.il ion   .,(    a j   -��� -
corisider.-ible iullii.- of   population mini
.........       *  ,. Tho i-..|,Mirn<"l  r
I ue; niiport,iiit districts ot    hast   It dot,- ; of ii..- ',r,,.it tt.--.
eiiny and Cassiar. as .-onu   a.s   railways | .'ij,}'',',',^'}" "   "f "l
":'ii',.':it\-
��� r< ���... .t
tii.'  r
_;i-o  :
.-r .'ei r,
: A. M.
~J25 Reward
I 1,'; [.fil'I l.y ll.'! nn'l'-r-
,y.'l)   ..iiv/.loi.t
*J,. Ill      ...-.-.,..
llj��*
Photographs
of Revelstoke and
_&���:.--=__- North Kootenay
Xo  old,   lly-blnun   Imck   niiiiibfrs, bul   fi-osh
viewf- luki'ii li'.-.f siiiiiinor. An iiiiiiuiii.'-o
stock.    Cull mid  instinct il.
Chas.  J. Aman,
At the Station   Bookstore
f. Mccarty,
Wiioi.m.u.K axii Uctaii, I)i:.ti.i:n in
Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton,
Sausage
Fish and Game in Season
Marlcols   at    I: .tnls'tolie,   Ilcvvl .tcikc  .Stiitlon.
-Jut,'
.Viiknsp, Trout l.nke (jliy ami I-'itkumjii.
JAS.  McMAHON,
General Blacksmith
and Wood  Worker
W"K_ >r.R, henvy nnd llKbt. built to ordor or
ri?ii:iire:d.
HOKSESHOlJlKG A SPK'-rALTY *
Shcp on llo'lula..   Htroet, ceist,  itcvc-lttoke.
S. MoVlfilion. m..I)��).e;r.
���Shop o.i Klrj��t Stri.-iit. juat tvi:i.t nf Union
Hotel, Itevcl-iLoke .Hlntloii. .liis. McMahan
infinafcor. 2.tptf
ir.p.-rliil l.ank bill.*.-   rrr
j��*rs /��ri bilbi Known. ���
now cither being built or to bo built
tliis summer nre completed, each nf
I liese ili.stiiils is to receive .m'nelditioii-
,-il member, 'j'.iking thu dislike, which
is lelt throughout the province! at (lie
idea of largely inrrea.'-itig llie l"gisla-
I un*, and the: difliculty nf bringing in
a Ihormigh n distribut ion si-lieiiie on
Hie- v-ry vagii" ibit.t as to om-  prescri:
Notice I
i.i-'..n_: of tin: *.Iiiir..|ie>l'fe*r*.
,| .M.i.jm, Ltd., will   r,o lir-lel
fun i.iuiv oil Tii'-sdnv. Mnv
A.'l."    KIN'll/Mtll,-.
P.-i-re'inry
Freaeli Canadians Attend
A ii'i'.'lill-: of In,- Fr��Mi"h   (~-|in-dlun* i^.-iilll-d
for )-r.(!u(.iiy i-vi-ii.iii'   tin-  _i.:nl iii-.|., for tlif
parpo.*., of ii -.'..-iiil --inlierinir nu'l  oilier  busi-
!te I.    ll'.'il'l.'/vi"!-,   -Mill I ill.'
_emp'-l
If it suits you*
 in
Kxi-li.n-.'.e.
I Htnivcd
'"iv. ')':
l��iyi,..|
11*
Est ray
to o. II. .'.Ib-n'x  pi'K pen. n blnck
��� :��� r<-.;'i.*-r/-/I  :..  pntre  pr'.p'i'ty.
ii,id f-iiio. ������ tie.- iiiiintiil. if
2avtt
nntl you luivc the time to call nnd sun
nie. I can nrnirijco .vitb you iim re-
icardj n
Business Suit,
Evening Suit
on a  Ball Suit,
nuiilt: of tbo bc"*t ninlcri.il. ni-infifnc-
tun"! ar.d tvi'h vorkiu inship tl.tit
ciinnot bo oxoollod. Tluriy-cighi J Cfirs'
expt-rii'iire..
The rrpnirirf- of clotliini receives
.ipi-uiitl care*.
Sbop���or.e door cast of Tail's Bios.
GEO.,MILLS
ar!   War!  War!
Thore may be war, but that fact docs not in the
least nffect my Saturday Bargain Sales. You are not
in danger of being shelled by ^n. Spanish gun-boat
while on route to my ware rooms, so come on Saturday next and inspect the many genuine bargains
that will be ofi'ored vou.
Hardware nnd Tinsmltblnp;
Paints and Oils Furs Bought
W. Mo LAWRENCE.
The Mining* Exchange,
: Front Street, Revelstoke
Best ��1  :i day house in town.       , .   ,
'White  labor only in
The har is supplied  with the best brands of
-wine-!, .liquors and .cigars
LUND  &  DUFAULT, Proprietors
J. V. PERKS, Manager
CERTIFICATES OF IMPROVEMENT
KXCI-LSIOK FRACTIONAL MINERAL
CLAIM.
Sit-tuiic in the Trout Jj'i Ice Mining 1. n islnn of
UVhl Koou"::h>.   V\ litre lovatrd: 0�� Silver
tJup _\1- wiiiain. l��o>ii*fI��tl  on the mu-ih Ity
tin   SoitLlult   Ciiii-f.  in   ll.u   bOUlll by Illi.
lCxdi-ior MiiH'rm CMuii.i.
Titk.: itnLici* tlmt 1. K^-i^A. Hrmijft, Free
Minui'rt r*i-riill<-iit.*�� No. _iw:f!) A, ttt-nod il Vic-
iniiddn thu .inl  Novi-mhfr. li_*_.7, iih iitft-nr Un
nnd on bciui i nf ill-* sS.iimliliiu Limliud. Kivu
-\linur'^ OinificiLiu Nci. (Jll'�� A4 ist-ni ii ut  N_,\v
WcsLii.in-tur�� n this SUtli .fun**, Iblll, liitrnd. OU
thivs   from   \\\o.  rtinu  hi'iunf   tu apply to the
MfmitK  Rucurdcr fm- �� (ViUHchio rf lmp'OVt.-
miMits fur tho   purpdfiu  of oh inninK a u-owii
^tiint of thu .ibove tniimtul claim.
_r\nd fu^tliur tiikc r.otiu�� that ii(_:i:-n, uiulm
rfi-clion   'Al.   jniiil   bo  coimni.i.cii'l   ������u-'oro iho
IS"iiiiiir;o nf Hiicn Ci rlllicnluof Inirirovt-iiiciils.
Utticid L_ii8_U)_!i day of March. 1J-98.
lClKiAlt A. NIlKNEtT.
MOUNTAIN I'It\CTIONAL MINERAL
CLAIM.
SUii'-toip Mic Trout L'ko Mining: Division of
.     -.AVt-.Pt Ko_tiiiin>i  Where JLCtitcd: On Silvcr
t'pp 7\iuuiit<in, tiouiideii on tM_ ea��t by thn
ftiiuii-Hii  triiii-f. on ihe west by lLo Alou.il-
ain Mineral Clniiti.
Tnkii  ii'Minp. that. 1, ISdirnr A. Bcnr.utt. yrrn
M'm.]-'-. Ceitide.il'' No -(��'��.�� A, .-.-u-d ��t  *'ic-
loiin on tho -,'Jrd November, lfc!)7. as --j;.".-1 for
Mnl en hehdlf of the "Sunt-it ine I.iinilca, Kreo
vmHue's Certillcato No. (J1U> A, is.iucd hl Now
W__.LmIii-.Ler on tho U'.'th day of  .rui.e, 1&U7.
lntund, HUc1h>8 iron, thu dn'o hen. of. to atp y
>o tlio Mir>inK   itt'cnrdor tor u Ct'itilicatu of
hiipriivetiieitls U'V 'lio purpose of nh'ul  iux a
c: own i_:flint, of Ui'1 above _Jtiin_.ru! rJaiiu.
Ar.d further tuk-~ noiieo lha*. iiclfoii. under
Section ;.7. iniist be i-uii inemoti heJoro (be
i---iMiuce of Hiiuh Coriiflciiie of ImptoteincnLs.
J>itod th'.* :tULh day of March, IMti.
:t:)im-tni KI-GAR _*. IIKNNETT.
Certificate  of   the    Registration   of -.an
Extra-Provincial Company
*(*_-M1'anii:<- Act iw��7,
Fiinscir Citt:i:K .Minimi f-'osiCANV.
I.ouistered thulAth day nf Mnrcli, 1WW.
I hereby f-Tllty llitil I li.ivis litis dov rej;lM
teietl tlu* "Kreiioh Creek Miniiii; Co." hs an
K.xtrn-ri'ovitieJiil (.'oiupauy under tlie '���C'nm-
ptinfes Act, IH'Si, nnd to curry out or effect all
or any of tht; object.-, hereliuifter set forth to
wliich the legislative authority of the J.ef,rl->-
hittire of l.rili.-h Columbln oxtendM.
The hend olheo of the company i.s situate in
Milu-'iukei.. State "f '-Viseon.sin, li. S. A.
The amount of the capital of the company i.s
J'J.-KW.ikhki, divided intu aW.ttHI' s-lvare.*- of tei*
dolbirs ettch.
The hotid ufllcc of the coni))any iu this province In sftiiulc ai ItevelHtoke, and Arthur ti.
M. Sj.nm^e, barrister and solicitor, whose
uddrcs is Kevelstoke aforesaid, is the attorncy
f(��r the conipany.
The objects fo"r which the company has been
established nre:
'i'��i purchase, "uc-iulro, operate^" exchange,
hold, mortage, sell, lease and convey mines,
minerals or lands containing or supposed to
contain mines, minerals,deposits or auriferous
*-nndh or gravels, and generally to engage lu
the mining business, and to develop and operate mine* of all kinds, and to engage in and
carry on the hn-iness of purchasing, erecting,
constructing, operating and maintaining
dums, chiiaN, ditches, water-ways, reservoirs,
gate-*, flumes, race-ways, sluices, tunnels,
water-mains, pipe-, machinery, buildings and
/ixtnrew suitable, neco'-sary or convenient for
the i.tili/utU-i! ��f water for the purpose of hydraulic placer mining, or otherwise; to do and
perform everv act and thing nnl herein specified bnl. which mny be iiecoss*ar>\ proper nr
<��xpcdicnt for the Miecess or profit of this com-
pftiiy, not Inconsistent with law; and in ymr-
������������iiiiioeiif im luirpote.-- au*l olijc-ls, to jmrehase,
ne��|uir��, Jiold, sell, rent, mortgage, hypothecate or otherwi.-e handle and dispose of all
kinds of real and pcr.-oual property, and to
exercise all power* and franchises incident to
the bu-dtif-s-., purpo--"���.����� and objects herein
spnoijied. or any of them.
fiiveii under "iny hand and seal of oflTice at
Victoria. Province of British Columbia, tliis
l'tth day of March, one thousuud eight hundred
and ninety-eight.
[L. s-.] S. Y. WOOTTON,
:WmrIw       Kcgi.-trar of Joint Stock Companies.
BALL PROGRAMMES ^KSSaiS*
If you   \viiiL I'liiployinent. nr
lii"i)kiiifj" I'm' it limine to rent'
when ynji ri'.-ieh Viiiicuuver
upply to the
Vancouver Employment and
House Renting Agency.
-���Ml JI.-iHMiigs St.. West.
A Shave
A Haircut
A Bath    .-���
Smoking Tobacco
Chewing Tobacco
Choicest Cigars
Big; Assortment	
Confectionery. Fruits, Etc.
J.   _��_.. J\_TOI^-3-J^itT'-
Tonsoiiul Artist,
FllONT STllKKT,   ItKVKI/ITOKZ.
THE   CITY  SCAVENGER,
~-T\r W RIGBT^^^
Is preimi'i.cl Id (lo all kinds of st'iiventr-
injjf I'timul town. A]I oiilers left nd
the   IlKitAi.n   Oliii.e   ami   W.   B��
,     *     Q
I'eiise to, Cii.'k store promptly
iittesiiled to. Yards,''inn*-, and
jirivies cleiiiieil.
Robert Fleming*
Is prepnred to do all kinds of
Light Transferring,
Carting:
Will meet all I ruins. '!_ie delivery of
parcels to and from trains and to nnil
from any part, nf town vvill receive iny
special at teiitinn.
Xelejihone yinii' orders to W. Jl'. Lmv-
ri-nce and lliey will hu proiniitly attended to.���Koliert Fleniing.
' JA5.MILLAH&C0.
INCORPORATED.
EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.
200-212 First Ave. Mouth.
MINNEAPOLIS,    IVII-VIIM.
Branch: 55 wharfsi^VICTORIA,B. C.
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