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 A  /  "���������_*  -ISSTTE3D  TWIOB-A-WEEK- 'WEIDlSnESlD.AJX-S   A.3STD   S___._rTT:R,:DA.-X-S-  Vol.  II.     No.  lOl.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  Haig & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave., It cvelstoKC Sta.  Money to Loan.  YF. White, Q. C. 3. M.Seott, B.A.. LL.B.  *     F. L. Gwlllim.  HARVEY   &   M-CARTER,'  Barristers,   Solicitors,    Etc.  Solicitor for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Companv funds to loan at S per cent.  Olllces:   Molsons Bank Block.  First Street,   Revelstoke Station,   B. C,  DENTISTRY  DR.  EDMONDS,  (Successor to Dr Mailiison.)  Tcctli extracted painless.   Dentistry in all its  branches.     Office  over   the  Canada Drug it  Book Co.s' store.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Pravine and ileliverv work aspeeia'ty. Teams  always ready on shortest notice. Contracts Ior  jobbing taken. _D__r-Agent-for thc Standard  Oil Company.  DR. E. H. S. McLEAN  Residence, Two Poors East from the  Cowan  Block.  THIRD SI REST, CENTRE.  Nighl anil Hay Calls attended to.  JAS. McMAHON,  GENERAL    RLACKSMITH  Cutters, Sleighs, Buggies .ind Wagons  ninde or repaired. -  General wood work a specialty.  YOU    SHOULD   READ  THIS AD NEXT -ISSUE.  Mrs. IA. K. L?awson  offers mniiv articles of particular in-  'icrest 10 tlie Ladies all week long, but  FRIDAY  has been selecleil as Barciiin Pay.  when a few special lines arc nflered  ai very clo*-e price*, in order to atlract  both old and new ou-*toin_rs to the  "   slorc.   Then sales arc assured.  TRY OUR.  While wishing* our many patrons  throughout North Kootenay the compliments of the season, and thanking-,  them for their liberal patronage dur-  * ing the past year," which has increased  our business " to larger proportions  than any previous year, our constant  effort will be put forth to merit even a  larger share of the trade for 1899.  jemm !���������  -_E=,  -1ttZ~.-i7i''t-'t-<  The fertilizing power of this prepar-  ntiou is due In it being a well balanced  mixture of nil the ingredients neeessitry  for the nourishment of cultivated  plants. *  Try it and prove for .yourself whnt a help it will be .  *'- \ w- to you.  Y-<-,tr  C. E. REID &. CO.  Baker and Confectioner.  The Ready  Mades  riust be Sold  I have a good stock of Mens'and Boys'  Ready Made Clothing cm lmnel which inuxt  lie disposed of by Jan. 31st, 1899, even If at a  CJREAT SACKIF1CK, as I am now devoting  my whole attention to custom work, which  Is increasing every day, and I want ray  money out 01 the ready mexles. This stock  will he sold at ABSOLUTELY COST, and  some of the odd sizes at LESS THAN COST.  Mothers, briiiff your boya along and If we  can tit them, you can aIino������t name yonr  own price. TllK COOns MUST UO THIS  MONTH. Meni' Suits, Pants, Ktc, at your  own price. If they uont i-uite fit you I  , will make any alterations required free.  Come and examine the goods and get  prices; then they will go tills month mire.  B. S. WILSON,  City Tailor.  We have decided  to  drop our  Dry Goods  Line  Until We Have More Room at  our disposal,  And in order to clear it out at once  To Make Room  For a Much  Larger  Stock  ��������� --:;���������'   .of.'1'" ;  Gen������s?  Furnishings  and  Boots and Shoes  .    We Will  Offer the   Entire Stock  At  Actual  ^^"OostT     =~~^~  -.There is positively no humbug about this offer:' we  must have the room for our  .Gents'     Furnishings     and  Boots and Shoes, which are now  on the way: THESE GOODS  MUST GO AND OUR LOW  PRICES WILL SELL THEM.  Come and Examine the stock and  Get Our Prices.  To Clear out  Some Odd. Lines  In Ladies' Fine Shoes, Slippers  and Overshoes, we are offering them  at prices below cost. A Splendid  $5 Shoe at $3 is only a sample.  Ladies'  Tarn O* Shanters  A Complete stock of latest design  in these at large reductions. A $1  Tarn goes now at 50 Cents.  The  Great  Departmental  Store  BAT CASH SALB  TOR POM  The Above cut Prices, of  Course, only  apply to CASH purchases.  C. B. Hume & Co.,  WHOLESALE    AM)    RETAIL  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Owing  to. the .remarkable success of our  Christmas and New Year's trade which has left  I.  an exceptionally large nuinber of broken lines  we have decided to make as thorough a clearance as possible for the balance of the week,  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday and  Saturday  by offering the following extraordinary discounts for cash only. This great cash sale  will take the place ot our usual end of the  month sale~fof" December^       !      ~  Discounts Extraordinary  This Week  Lines of Silks 25 per cent.  Lines of Dress Goods 25 per cent.  Trimmed' Millinery 50 per cent.  Mantles 25 to 50 per cent.  Ladies' Sailor Hats 50 per cent.  Ladies' Walking Hats 50 per cent.  Lines of Shoes 25 to 50 per cent.  Flannelette Blankets 25 to 50 per cent;  Wool Tarns 20 per cent.  Line of Cretonne 20 per cent.  Line of Ribbons 25 per cent.  Line of Men's Pants 25 per cent.  Men's Fixr Felt Hats 50 per cent.  Lace Curtains 20 per cent  Chenile Table Covers 25 per cent.  Boys' Clothing 10 to 20 per cent.  Line Men's Ties 50 per cent-  Line of Men's Underwear 20 per cent  ^I^lppfpP^  THE SIBBALD OUTRAGE  THE   NELSON   MINER  A PROTEST  RAISES  THE SPOILS SYSTEM DENOUNCED  The Dismissal of J. D. Sibbald Characterized as Un-British, Unjust and  Cruel���������The Reason That the Position  Was Wanted by a Friend of the  Government is an Aggravation of the  , Wrong.  The REVELBTOKE Heuai.d is furiously angry over the dismissal .of Mr.  Sibbald, which it designates as a "dirty  piece of business." Mr. Sibbald is  gold commissioner for the Revelstoke  district, anil a few days ago, ns our  dispatches informed us, was advised  by the provincial secretary to have his  resignation ready by the loth inst..,  the executive committee having  "reason to believe that the retention  of his services as the representative of  thegovernment.it Revelstoke woulel  not conduce, to the best interest of the  district." Dismissed in this unceremonious fashion and with these words  Mr. Sibbald is obliged to go out under  a cloud. The language used in tht"  official communication contains a  reflection of his character as a member  of the British Columbia civil service.  There is no distinct charge, the public  being left to surmise .what they please.  This is not the way to conduct the  government affairs of tliisipiovitice. If  there were any charges of-misconduct  or incompetency, the least that decency and fair play demanded was  that Mr. Sibbald should have been  informed of them. Then, if he could  not explain -them away or defend  himself, let hiin be di.siniss.ed. But to  be thrown out without, a word of  explanation, and in language that  leaves a stigma on his - character, is  un-British, unjust anel cruel. It is  ���������suggested, and no doubt with good  reason, that his place was wanted by  some friend of the' government. . That  is* so far from being an excuse that it  is an aggravation of the wrong... It is  but another instance of the odious  spoils system. " Good citizens of all  parties should _ raise up tlieir voices  against-..- tlin introduction * into ibis  province*, of that supreme political  'abomination. If we are tobe indebted  to the Semlin government for the  acclimatising of that noxious plant of  United States politics, the time will  come when it will be remembered with  n. curse. And if the people are tei  prevent this misfortune, they will  require to discountenance the system  iind protest with honest indignation  against every practice of it-. This is  somethingniore than a party affair.  The respectability and efficiency ~of  the civil service are involved and  every honest citizen of the province  must feel conceirnetl as to these.���������  Nelson Miner.  A FABLE,  How a Wise Man Played Such Sweet  Music Upon, Political Wires That  so Dumbfounded His Friends That He  TROUT LAKE UP IN ARMS  Against J. D. Sibbald's Outrageous  Dismissal��������� An Indignation Meeting  and a Resolution.  Imtiieeliately on receipt of the news  of the dismissal of J. D. Sibbald from  the position of gold commissioner an  indignation meeting of residents and  free miners was convened. D. L.  Clink was elected chairman and Dan  Kean, secretary. The following resolution was unanimously adopted at the  meeting which comprised supporters  of'Jiothsides of the house"'"  Whereas Mr. J. D. Sibbald has been  government agent and gold commissioner in the North Riding of West  Kootenay for the past year and has  given universal s-itisfaction to the  residents and free miners of this  division in that capacity, and whereas  he has been dismissed from that office  without any definite reasons being  given; Resolved:���������That ive. the residents and free miners of Trout Lake  mining division beg to request that ti  parliamentary investigation beheld to  enquire into the causes of his dismissal  from office. Anel be it further resolved theit"copies of these resolutions  be sent to the Mon. O. E. Semlin.  premier; Mr. J. M. Kellie, M.P.P., and  Mr. J. D. Sibbald.  v *  MR. TISDALL EXPLAINS  He Was Not Opposed to Bill to Prevent Speedy Trial of Election  Petitions.'-'    -  Vancouver, Jan. 11.--Mr. Tisdall  cemsented this morning to explain the  reason of his resignation from the  legislature. He said that lie had issued  instructions , to his clerk, not to soil  goods to any government official. In  spite of these instructions, on the 22nd  of lieceuiber a clerk in his employ sold  seventy cents worth of cartridges to  Provincial Police Officer , Campbell  residing here. Officer Campbell got a  receipt for the money and sent it to  Victoria, eis an expeuse. 'voucher on  Jan navy ei.' "  On January 7th it reached Victoria.  On Monday, while, .talking to the  'Attorney-General regarding the proposed jissay office this voucher was  produced and handed to' ine. There  was but one course open to me���������to  resign. I did so at once. A writ will  be issued immediately and I will go to  the people 11 strong supporter of the  Semlin government.  It was not opposed to the election  bill, voting for it on the first reading,  theiefore my resignation had nothing  to do 'with the bill.  KELLIE   WHITEWASHED"  BUT THE'COAT OF  KALSOMINE  IS THIN  Was Able to Work "Them for a Snap  (Written for tho Herald by Swemipiey).   .  CHAPTER I.  Once upon a time tliere lived in a  town away off in the mountains a man  I who kept a hardware store, anil who  also dabbled . in other lines such as  drygooels and groceries. -After many  years of varied sui'cess this person  found himself doing a very small  liusiness-nnd taking in next to nothing.  Being cunning as, a fox nnel not  overburdened with 'honorable principles, and, to wit, a great friend of a  wonderful wise man who kept being  sent afar to confer, with, other wise  men of his day, and learning that in  thc early part of a certain' year great  amounts of money were to be spent In  his district, which money wan given  to this district by the great wise man  anel his friends. This wily fox did  play for 11 timo upon certain wires  music that was pleasant to the ear of  the wise man and his friends, and in  order to better play this tune did  neglect his drygoods business, and did  transfer the management of his hardware and grocery trade, "but did still  retain his interest in them" to certain  young and unwise men, and thus  having so much "time to play sweet  music opon the wires, with- which he  had been familiar from youth, it came  about that tho wise man and his.  triends were enchanted by the music,  to such adegree. and were so pleased  with it, that they did offer to-grant  any request that lhis wily old fox  might make. lie, being bashful, did  not ask for too much at first, but  offered to take any good commission  that might turn up; and a goe-d commission was given to him. So he  retired into his den to practice more  upon the wives, so that when the  great sums of money had arrived he  eoulel by his wired music weave more  great spells about the great wise man  and his friends.  (to de continued).  The carnival at the Victoria rink on  Thursday night was a success.  Gold Commissioner Coursier takes  up his duties in'the government house  on Monday.  D. McCarthy is busy putting into  shape Guy Barber's new jewellry store  next to the Canada Drug to Book Co.  Mr. Barber will open the store^as soon  as the work now undertaken, is completed.  Cn a Charge of Assault  A man named Nicholas Sala, a  Finlandcr, is locked up on a charge of  assaulting Albert Benson, section  foreman, on the 10th inst. Benson,  claims that the Fin used a' kuife on  him. Friends of the Finhinder say  that Benson was entirely to_ blame for  the" assault and that . he, "* Benson,  assaulted the Finlander first, and that  a warrant has been issueilfor Benson's  arrest on a charge-of assaulting Sala  by kicking him in the head. Tlie case  will come up before B. N. Coursier,  the new gold commissioner, on Monday next for hearing. G. S. McCarter  for the defendant, Sala.  35 VOTES ENDORSE HIS POLICY  A Real Old Time Exchange of GrieT-,  ances���������Some Prominent Local Speakers.  of Whom of Late Revelstoke Has-  Heard Too Little���������Some Account, of,  the Entertainment Put Up During the  Evening.  In response to a hand bill urging the ���������  people   of Revelstoke nut to comroifc-  financial suicide quite a- large gather- ���������  ing   turned   up    at.Tappiug's   opera-  house on   Wednesday   evening.   No--*  body, it is true, had any intentiou of-  committing suicide, fln'.-incial or other-*  wise, but these are days of marvels and  portents,     and   the    people    flocked ���������'  together to find   out  what   this new-"'  sign might mean.     It   turned out to',  be 11 public   meeting, of   the   real  olei-'  fashioned kind, once'comnion enough ���������  in Revelstoke, but which of. late days-  there has been very little opportunity*,-  of attending.     All   the  old   familiar-'  faces were there, all the old grievances-  were trotted   out,   nil   the   old  sores-,  exposed.    XV. A.   Nettle   was'. chosen���������.'  chairman.      It     appeared     thatjMr.--  Kellie   had   selected   hiin   of   all the-  people in  town as  his confidant  and'--  fchat he was in .possession  of a letter-"  from     that   gentleman     giving    his-  reasons for his position  on  incorporation.'  The   letter   was  substantially  the same-as "the     message  received*."  from Mr.  Brewster   by  the  board   of"'  trade, em receipt of which that body-  had already decided to defer incorpor-���������*  ation for a time, so that  much ofits*'  interest was already discounted.   In'  the1 discussion   P.   R.     Peterson,   S.~  Neeelham, T. L. Haig, R. Tapping.   T.-U  Lewis, J. Perrin and others engaged.-*  Their remarks elid not appear to  tfavo*  much bearing on  the subject of the-;  evening, which was'th'e.whitewashing;*  of Mr. Kellie apparently, but they still'  were not without interest."  P. R. Peterson demanded to know",  what had become, of his title deeds,...  seeming to be under the impression*'  that the chairman, very possibly.had.  them in his pocket.  S.     Needhani's  .remarks  were nofc"-  very intelligible. ~ They were understood to have reference* to some meet- -  ing Held in terwn six yearsago.  T. L. Haig apologized for the ���������  position taken by the board of trade  on the incorporation question. At -  the same time he took the opportunity "--  of dissociating himself as a private-  individual from the vote passed by the  majority of the board. ^   *'  R. Tapping considered that an**1  injustice had been done to him when ��������� *  he was not elected a member of the -  council of tbe board of trade.'  T. Lewis twitted the -Herald with'-  flopping on the incorporation question.  At the same time it was a good  paper  and he was always glad to see it and - ���������  pay for it ?  After  a" lot   of talk   a   resolution -  endorsing Mr. Kellie's position  on the  incorporation question was put to the  meeting. -About thirty-five out of it.  house of at least three hundred voted _*  for~it7-iThe-baiance~did^notap~pa"renlly~  consider   the   meeting   of  , sufficient ���������.  importance to   give   themselves   even-  the trouble to vote at  it.     Mr.  Kellie -  eun- take what comfort he can out eif *"  this enthusiastic   endorsation   of his-  policy.  v- ���������  The Grippe-  New York and other eastern cities  are in somewhat of a panic because of  an outbreak of grippe. There is a  discussion among physicians as to  whether tive iliscise is- contagious or  not, some holding that it is due tn the  development of germs which we all  enrry in our system, anil others that  itis communicated hy contact with  infected people; However this miiy  be in point of fact, ;������U thc doctors are  agreed" that in view of the previ-  'Ionce of the disease, all persons ought  to sec that their general health- is in  the best possible condition. This is  pretty gooel advice- to give and take  under any ciiciiinstances. but it is  specially good during the prevalence  of any epidemic. Many persons quite  misunderstand what grippe is like. It  is moie than a heavy cold. It is something that takes holel of a man and is  apt to stay l������y him- for a long time.  Sometimes the effects remain for  months after the acute stage, of the  siekness has passed*. We mention-this  so' that people- wilt not be unduly  alarmed if they happen- to- get even  a bad cold. At tbe same-time we  repeat the warning of the New York  physicians to avoiel excesses ejf- ail  kinds to,watch the diet, so as te> see  that tho system is kept in good tone.  Tf you do-this you will not regret, it,  evenif grippe does not come your  way.���������Colonist.  Police Court  (Belore J. D. Sibbalel, SAi.)  J. C. Jones came up before J: D.  Sibbald, Stipendiary Mrgistr.tte, on  Thursday morning on h- charge  preferred by oue,. Brown, for having  obtained $200 from one, VV. J. Law. by  false pretenses.   The prosecutor failed  A BOLD POLITICAL JOB  Eastern Press So Styles Semlin-Martin --  Process for Creating a Majority.  Ottawa,    Jan.    12.���������The    eastern"  newspapers as the facts become known ,  are commenting upon the un'-onstitu- -  tional action of the British  Columbia-  government in  rushing   through   tht;  legislature a bill to seat two  support- ���������  ei_> on the eve of a judicial decision n.������-  to   whether   they   or    the    opposing:  candidates were entitled to- the seats.  Thc   Montreal   Gazette   characterizes*-  the   government's  course  as    a IkiIiII  political job. and Mr. Deane's conduct-  in voting on the bill as a most indecent  violation of the British  constitutional-  practice, without British  respect for-  what is decent in public life. . - '  The Ottawa Citizen S'lys Joe- Martin  is .1 czar, and lhat. the actiou  of the-  legislature   is   calculated    lo   inflame-  political passions.  THE VICTORIA HOTEL  Under the New Management Will be ���������������  Popular House 7  J oh n.V. Perks has leased  the   Victoria-hotel   from   W.. Cowan.     Mr.  Perks is one of the best known  hotel  iii.il in British Colilfubia and  was atone   time   proprietor  nf - the   Leland  House. Vancouver.   He intends running a first class  honse������ .in   every   respect, and under his management the-  Victoria is sure of 11 large  patronage  from   the    travelling.-public.       The  house is to   he   thoroughly renovated  and decorated   throughout and  other*  improvements are contemplated whicli.  will add to the comfort aner convenience of the guests.   An hourly street  car service will' be . rim  between   the-  hotel and the station. - This will  be a.  great convenience-."to   the  people  of"  Kevelstoke having- business to do in  to appear and the case was-promptly   .... .,   --,   ,        .,,  ,  dismissed. Mr. Jones is now looking hoth towns.-. Mr..Perks-will be ably  for the man who is responsible for his a*s*,sted by Pete Levesque, an old-  arrest. Geo. S. McCarter. appeared Revelstoke favorite, -^who as a mix.-  for thc defendant.. I ologirt is hard to beat. Revelstoke   Herald  Published in Interests o  RstoIhoWo, Lardeau, Bii. Bend, Trout L _ki.  lllecillewdeL, Albert Canyon, Jordan  P������3S and Eagle Faa_ Districts.  A  JOHNSON.   Proprietor.  A 8_ml-Weekly Journal publlBhed In thi  Interests nf Ke.eUtoke anel the aurroun. in<  district, WednesJiiyii and ti.uui.dn; a, ma) ln ;  ;to*eet coaaex-iions with all trains  Adrerilaing Rolee : Display a.K $1 50 per  column I.ich.t2.u0 por inch W-_nlnsurlt_lonlillo  p&#e. Legal a ib. 12c p- r (nonpareil) Una for  ilrst letertl -n ; So for each additional insertion.  Roadlng notices, 15c per line eikcti Issue. Bi. h,  idAmmti and DcAth uoticos. free.,  bubacripiion ltates: By mail or carrier. ?2 00  por annum;  |I.-5 for six months, strictly in  our Job De-Dnnm. nl: 1 UK IleKAl.n Job  Department is on* of the best equlppixl  pri-ting oe_..*ea in "Vest Koolenar, nnd ii pro-  pared to execute ������1! kinds of printing in nr .1  class style il houebt prices One price to all.  No job loo largo���������none too sninil���������(or ns. M ii)  orders promptly aiteuded to. Hive ub a trial  on your ncxio.d, r.  To Correspondents: We in\ correspondence on any subject of Inion-sl ^o the neiiesral  public, and desire a rcliabl' re������iilur correspondent In every local] ' surrounding  ReveUtoke. In all cases lhe bona fid.. na*ne  of the writer mustacenmrany manuscript, but  . ot nee_y.sar|ly for publicaiio .  .\ddre_ss all communications  .TS    REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, B.C.  HOTICE TO CQ_R_SP2ND������HIS-  1. All correspondence, .must be .legibly  ATiti^nnn nnefideof ehi paper only,  _.. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be 3i(_.nod with Ur~ pr per name  of the writer.  .i. . orreapondencc with reference to any  thing; that has appealed in another paper  must first, be" offerea fnr publication to lhat  paper before It can appear in Tin: _U:r.\i.v>.  SATURDAY,     JANUARY  ? M,     *1S09.  DIVISION  OR   DISSENSION  From  The  Cal&ary  Herald  Looking at the future of the Territories from the broadest standpoint  aud apart from the interests of any  particular town it must be self-evident  that the policy of wisdom calls for  an amicable division at the outset in  order to avoid the possibility ol dissension later on.  There are questions which if the  Territories should by any misfortune)  be organized as one unwieldy province would inevitably breed discontent. The railway problem is one of  these. The interestes of Alberta demand a railway connecting Edmonton  and Calgary with the transcontinental-  systems to the south? Let? no mistake  be made on this point. A southern  railway is as essential to the prosperity of the western half of the Territories as the building of?the C. P. lt.  was to the prosperity of . the Dominion.  .The eastern half is fairly well  served in this respect. It has tho  Northern Pacific connecting at Bran  don, only a few miles to the east, and  the Soo line running south east from  Pasqua.  Would Assiniboia and Saskatchewan  consent to a   provincial'.?subsidy."- for  Alberta's  railway?      AVe    fancy  they  Would  not, at  least  not  without ex  pecting a quid pro quo.  Then there are the.���������������������������: vast interests  involved in the development of Irrigation. These will reeiuire generous  treatment at the hands of the new  province. The eastern half of the  Territories, not requiring; irrigation  and riot being able to secure "It anyway, would scarcely regard with  favor   any    considerable    proposition  involving the expenditure���������uf���������provincial capital or provincial revenues  on irrigation enterprises. The stand  its people would be likely to take  was sufficiently foreshadowed by the  hostility of Eastern Assiniboia newspapers towards irrigation when that  movement was new. Their contention  then" ���������was';1 Is now, and probably will  be. that the lands which do not require irrigation should be first settled  and irrigation relegated "to the uncertain future. Sueih a position is  probably satisfactory from their  point ol view.   It is not from ours.  The interests of Alberta and Eastern Assiniboia or Manitoba are as  much at variance: as those ot }Ion-  tana and Minnesota. The proposition  to tie.: them, up in an unwilling provincial partnership for-all time is as  ridiculous anil illogical as it would  have been to erect Minnesota, Dakota  and Montana into one State. The  mining, ranching and irrigation features of Alberta and the Medicine Hat  elistrict are analogous to the same  features of Montana. Similarly the  interests of the eastern half of the  country are analogous to those of  Minnesota and Dakota.  The Moosomin Spectator builds an  argument on the relative positions cf  New York and Pennsylvania anel the  smaller States adjoining. "In the  American Union." it says, 'we find  very large states with very small sister states closely joining them. New  York and Pennsylvania have areia.  wealth, and population laf beyond  many of "their sister states, but they  are not crying for division. Both  of these states too have their capital-  very one sided. Pennsylvania has as  its capital a city not only bn its extreme boundary, but far inferior to  other cities in the state. It might  have been better for the smaller  states had their areas been larger,  but it can scarcely be urged that it  would have been better for the larger  states had their areas    been smaller."  The comparison Is the reverse of  obvious. Alberta alone is more than  twice the size of either New Y'ork or  Pennsylvania-    The area of the four  Territories���������Alberta, Athabasca, Assiniboia and Saskatchewan is greater  than that of New York, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Indiana. Illinois, Ohio  and Kentucky all lumped together,  with several othor smaller states  thrown in. , The farming district tributary to Moosomin contains more  acres than whole states in the Amorican Union. The Spectator will, have  to find justor comparisons'and stronger arguments before it can convert  the people of Alberta to its Utopian  scheme.  The same paper thinks The Herald's  objections to ono province Would  vanish "like snow before an April  shower" (sic) if Calgary wore mailo  tlio capital. They woultl nol. The  dilliculties would then be seriously  iiicreaseil. This part of the new prov-  iiu-o would thon have tu fnco not only  tlio .dissimilar and unsympathetic in-  te_i"esls t.f the oast half but the envious disappointment of either towns.  "A "woman scorned" would not bo In  .it with tho chagrined jealousy of  places like the Pile 0' Italics, if Calgary gol. tlio capital.  As a niattei" of fact while Calgary  is not goiiiy; to turn up her nose at  being off creel the capital, it is something which is by no means essential  lo her prosperity. Being tho capital  does not of itself make a place either  wealthy or populous aiu! Calgary is  -'destined to be both whether she gets  the capital or not. Papers liko The  Spectator do this place an injustice  iri eternally harping on its alleged  hankering after the capital. It woulel  be just as manly in discussing this  question ��������� to leavo; out the attributing  of petty and sordid motives. Can't  Tho Spectator understand lhat it is  possible for even a Calgary journal  I.o entertain some feeling of respect  for the interests of the country at  large?. Wc arc ?iiot worrying about  tlio capital. If Calgary deserves the  capital she will get .'it; .whether .it is  one province or two, but wo venture  to think we have given good and  sufficient; reasons for our belief that  the policy of making one big, unwieldy contentions and overwhelmingly predominating province in thc  Federal .family is.._ unwise, inistates-  manlikc  and  unbusinesslike.  '?_"\Velj-.tei"XX Wagner,? the y palace year  u i a gi'. e t, won i n ��������� earl y..? . m an hod tl';.; th e:  position":.if station;.ageiit;.at.Palatirie,"  avsmall .place ?qri?the?New - YorkXCeri-  ti*al,.'?wheri*o?lieXs6ldXy oysters :?.?by?? the  plate to .the Xpassengers.'_ y Hardy".vork  arid a quick eye? for ".business? tell..;tbe  storyXbf his 'gradualX'rise.X. It's'Xan'.'bltl  story���������-asXoldyasXthe Hebrew Book;: of  Proverbs.! "Seest ������������������ thou-fa manfdiligeht  iri hisX business,?;:??HeXshall?slaiidXbefore, kings; heXshairXnot stand before  lnean^meri."!"?? X.XX???XXyX:X?;???y? ?? _.y;; y y y  ������������������>>������������������������������������>������������������*���������>���������*���������-���������������������������������-���������������������������������.-���������������������������������������������-���������  villi the  -Lance.  ..+.���������  .'.������������������  '������������������,'.+  '.-���������*.  X*  :- ���������?  ���������;5:  ?>"  ������������������'..*  <���������'���������  ������������������ ���������:    ���������-���������  -������������������...',.��������� ?y ���������;���������.. yy:   :   ���������.���������'���������?.-'?'.   ?y._ : -ret:   rr  ?? Those new_.two-cent stamps? with the  little red blobs on them, as if the post-.:  master: gerierail'sXiiose'.hail?.been blesel-:  ingcWhiie figuring- out -the design, are  not designed .-.to be? popular.? X'That  motto "We Hold a vaster;:empire? than  has been," is too much like the'bombastic. slogan":of XtheXolcl ": South?f Edmonton .News, now. the VPepperminto  Comforter,' which v.tised to have X"Hew;'  to- the line, let- the, chips. fall ; where  they may" as a headline.���������'; Children  who learn their geography from those  stamps^Kill__^.gmw���������_iio__rinder-_.thie Xcon-  f used..impression that Australia': is in  Assiniboia, anelXMoqsejaw in? the Malay-  Peninsula. The plain������������������"stamp'..;with" our  Queen's head on jt? should b.ygood  enough.for.us all;'���������-;������������������'  But we cannot get over the Cardinal  de Beholde. He sticks in our craw.  Among other things, (as Mr. .Moody  would say,"de rebus omnibus et qtiibus-  dam aiiis'-). Iw averred that certain  puffs we had given him were;'111 advised and objectionable. If the Cardinal will'look-up his file of the Free  Lance, he ���������will' see that tho only time  we ever puffed him. was the week after  his celebrated sermon on hell, when  the idea of a good smoke" naturally  suggested itself.  ������������������.'.* *  Were the" Cardinal more of a man  of the world, he would enter in tho  deliberate cultivation of the' habit of  taking things cheerfully. A minister  does not need to be in the pulpit while  engaging in a private chat. A parishioner's nerves wont stand that sort  of thing all the time. As Robert Louia  Stevenson well salel: "Cheerfulness  and   gentleness,   these  are .the   prime  virtues."        ���������  if   ������ '��������� ������    *  We woulel like to call attention to  the evils of cigarette smoking by the  kid element. They should'"be.,taught  that premature uso of those wretched  little things is likely to make them  grow up manifcens rather than men.  This idea ought/to be. Impressed upon the mind of every boy and young  man in the land, and it ought. alse> to  be made clear-to older men that what  Is bad for a boy of IS or 20, must be  bad for a man of 21, 25 or a greater  age. Now then, como em.' somebody,  nnel tell us to stop chewing.  *    *    *  We wore just calculating the other  day in the office, taking Into account,  the various publications which by  special arrangement, publish our weekly graft, of what. .Ir. Lowe calls utter  rot. anel found that, we have a weekly  audience of over 10,000 readers. And  yet we have not got the beretta.  As the eminent Cardinal was frank  with us, and as ho somewhat inopportunely extolled the art of bold outspokenness we will say, In company  with almost all "liis congregation (It  they will admit it. which of course  propriety  and tradition w*ill    prevent  their doing), that Tod Sloan is mora  interesting to them than Thomas a.  Bccket, and Sharkey than Melancthon  We will not tako tho liberty ot making  comments on the religion of the fairer  sex, for they can and elo teach and  guide us mon by their example far  better than m squadron of austere, self-  absorbed ecclesiastics. And yet,  oven with them wo woulel presume  that Mrs. Langtry is a more Interesting character, than Joan of Arc. Some  of thoso preachers should let the  legends and chronicles alone for a bit  and bring themselves up to date. Their  sphere'Of. usefulness might amount to  something then.  +    *   *  In  this respect  the Salvation  army  can give them all cards and spades.  *   *    .  Aneli'co's balloon has been found.  Although the news has come from a  North Wost. Canadian source, the  press of Canada has been strangely indifferent regarding it. Recognizing its  importance as an item of surpassing  interest, The Free'Lance herewith .produces a summary of the facts. Colonel  Johnson, stationed at Fort Norman, in  the Canadian North. West provinces,  neai" the Mackenzie. River, is the authority who telegraphed about the  finding of the .balloon. The wrecked  air car was discovered lloating iu  Lincoln sea, a.^big pocket of the Arctic  ocean botween -Greenland and Grant-  land. The cablegram whi*i Colonel  Johnson sent to Stockholm reads thus:  "'J have heard from a whaling, vessel that arrived from the north that a  balloon was seen in Lincoln sea. It  was in ruins.. On the wooden handle  of a rifle' which" was found was carved  this inscription:  Going North ? ���������>  "..FRANBKEL, "  : "The. date, on the gun handle could  not -be made out.". ?-?  X X Frariekel .was one? of tiie X two '.'men;  who stared from Dane's "island, - near  Spitsbergen';'"..with" AndrGe on his perilous: trip, ��������� in the, summer of ?1S97.- y v  ;X?.X??XX'' ?'-"X?:?X?"' *? '���������*"*' ;:''���������   X   X'y"  ' ?���������0n the -day.?upon: which ;The"Lance,  iu issued this,weeks Aneli*6e will have  been; gone exactly? "drieX? yea"*;? five  fiuonthsX arid * twentyfiveXdaysS" X ??:?;?  .; '"'"."?-:''-?' *'.-  *.?'������-. ''?'"vy-*-'.'  X? A freight ? conductor���������:��������� on; the C.: .&, EX  has?been!tempdrarily ..suspended "X:for  Uie tiiipartloriable,'offence:? of fallowing  JiisX trairiXto? run ??tdd. -f ast.X; He.? got? off  light:!;Oriv,tbc-Ne_;w"XYoi"k;'GeritraL?;the  Baltimore .;'&'; Ohio! the XChicagoX &XA1-?:  tori-:and?otheiv model, ra;ilrdads::iri';;the!  States," \vheii a traiii'runs too. fast, the  crewX'ave takeiiXout;;arid?shotX:"This.? is  'aX.well ? known?; fact??X;Th;e;:_pnly" train  scheduled? to: riiri.: GO;"milesXanXhpur ?ls  tlio -passenger 'o.ye.iv'-'tiie. _C'-'.& ,E.!.X?!?'X  ATLIN GOLD FIELDS  The Proposed   Legislation to Keep   the  Yankees Out Causes a   Sensation  Vancouver, January 9.���������The announcement in the speech from tho  throne to the effect that legislation  would be Introduced to exclude aliens  from taking up or working claims In  the province ot British Columbia,  caused considerable of a sensation.  This means that Americans are to be  debarred from mining in the Atlin  district, which promises to be richer  than tho Klondike, As it is reached  with great ease, passengers on the  Rosalie, the last boat down, say that  Atlin is turning out extremely rich.  An ounce an hour is coming from  somo claims, while from No. 12 bolow  Pino Creek $f>00 was taken from six  feet square of earth. Legislation  against American enterprise is not  popular, here. If the government Insists upon making laws to exclude  Americans it will kill them politically.  EXPLOSION OF THE MAINE  COUNT TOLSTOI  ; May tCometo "Canada with   the :Douk-  .XX;!??:;?.??'_'X--!., ? hobors! !?":_XXX X-":X?X!,'XX?  * XLondori!-aiiuary -9.--A:?ilespatchXto  the Daily News fro hi :Bei*liri?says?itXis  fumoreitthat: the? St! ���������Petersburg'.goy-  erririierit .intends to banish; Count?Tolstoi, thli'writer and?;'social reformer,  whose support of. the dissenting-, sect  '.called the "Dottkliobortsi": has inceris-  ed'-'.M:" Pdbiedonosteff,!the 'Procurator  of the holyXsynod. The correspondent  adds? that he . does not believe the  Gzar?.will?permit?the!: authorities? to  drive Count Tolstoi? from Russia!?.?!:  EMIGRATION STATISTICS  Six Hundred and .Twenty-five Immigrants from Erit'sh Ports in December.  London,    January    !i.���������During     the  month  of  December    thp    number  of  pei sorrs-viTi4?TOt ir.g^ia��������� Can*ula from  British pons wcrft: English, 213:  Irish. _~(>: Scejtc-h. 23*. and of foreign  birth. 203. For Ihe 12 months ending  the 31st Dee-ember the; figures are:  English. 15.075: Irish. g~ll; Scotch,  1.710*. and foreign, 9.S5-1, Tli- numbfr  sailing to Australia for the; month  was &S1. and to the Capp 1.S2S. Uie  total tor tho VI month., hem-,' 11,020.  iml 25.P,ll  respectively.  SOUDAN PROTECTORATE  Brtish   There   to    Slay ��������� Imprcs'ive  Spsech by Lord Cromer  Cairo, .fannary S.���������Viscount f'l'onif'r,  lirilish aetent-i-onsul-gcnera] anel minister plenipotentiary in ICgypt. anil  Gewral I.ont Kitcbene-r, \h������ Sirdar,  lec.ntly lipid a reception nf the Sou-  eliiiipse s'lifikhs and notables at the  Sirdnr'w  lions,"  at Omdunnan.  ���������'Lord Cromor in the course of a  king aildresK to tb" sheikha, pointpel  to lho British and tho Egyptian ilag.-i  floating toge;thr-r noar by am! s-airl:  "In the future" you will li" govornpi!  by the Queon an.l the Khedive. The  sole representative in tbo Soudan of  the two governments is tho Sirdar in  whom the Queen and the Khedive  have tlio fullest, confidence. No attempt will be mado to govern thc  country from Cairo, still loss from  London.  Up. then announced lhey must look  to the;'" Sirdar alejne'for gooel government. Lorel Cromer promised perfect  religious freedom and in reply' to the  sh.ikh'- epics!ion. nsoiire'd lliein that  the Moslem sacred law shoulel be" fc-  speeted. He. nisei elcclarrd that lbe  taxation would be moderate- and light.  DEPORTATION  Alleged Authentic Account of; How and  by Whom It Was Blown  Up  The following is given out as an  authentic account of the blowing up  of the United States batleship Maine  iii_Havana harbor. The authority for  the following astonishing statements  is a Havana-newspaper called "El  Reconcentrado," iind with regard to  them we would merely say "si non  vero, e ben trovato!' The paper  says:    .  "When the Maine came into Havana harbor Brosmes openly declared  in Spanish cafes that such an act of  audacity on the part of the' Yankees  could not pass with stringent' punishment. His threats were direct and  deeded destruction to the American  boat. His associates wore Philip Gonzales, Dion Siouvia and Eusebo Azc-  cue, violent Spaniards. Others? were  officers anel volunteers . These men  boasted that the Yankees wore about  .0 get thoir "dues - though no charge  can be directed against any save  Bresmes. He and the hot headed  Spaniards of Ludlow street met nightly at a house near the corner of  Murriilt and Herbana streets where  thc plot against the Maine was concocted and arrangements completed.  When the explosion took.place Bresmes was in tho Lacon theatre with  friends. At the sound of- the explosion he cried: 'There goes the Maine'  Champagne was drank in honor of  the terrible event; at a moment when  others were vaguely inquiring of onc  another what had happened. Bresmes  name was mentioned before the. American court of inquiry, but not sufficient evidence was then - forthcoming  to warrant-any action aiid'.all��������� reference to him was suppressed"* iu the  published report. The Cubans here  almost without exception regard -the  charges of El Reconcentrado as beyond dispute. Bresmes is now said  to be hiding in Spain."  Revelstoke will Quintuple its  Present   Population  of 2000.  Kevelstoko has been selected by the  C. P. li. as the terminal point for North  Kootenay and Okanagan. It .must go  ahead. The judicious  business man  will invest in  Revelstoke Real Estate  while it can be got on the ground Hoor.  toe Down Tliis List...  _>700 will buy two fine business lots 7 ~inel 8, blouk 10, on first street, 50  I'eet by 100 feet.   Opposite J. D. Sibbald's resilience. Easy terms.  $230 cash will buy two nice lots 150 by 100, nearly opposite Sampson's  house.   Lots 3 and -1, Bloek 11. *  $350 will'buy a lot 25x100, next the Front St Post Office.   -     .  $1000 will buy a block. 75x100 on Campbell Avenue.  $1000 will buy a lot 25x100 in the centre of the business part of M'tc  enzieAvenup.  $700 will buy two lots, 0 and 7, block 9, 50x100 opposite C. B. Hume &  -Co,'_i warehouse on Campbell Avenue  $075 will buy a hou-:������ and lot9, block 4(5, on Third Street. Five rooms  bath room and pantry. $750 down and balance to pay on lot  in 10 years at~S per cent.    Tho le>t i* 50x100.'  $810 will buy a one storey house aud lot (5, Block 45, on Third St! ibe  furniture Roes with the house. L.tt is a corner,' 50x100. Terms  $350 down, balanc .can be arranged for.  $1155 will buy a house and- lot 1. block 11, corner-ot Jumes  nnd KotitenavSr, The Iioit"h is well fiuished. Modern conveniences. Lot 72x100. Beautiful situation. Terms- $525 down,  balance in monthly-payment.-..  $3,500 will buy a block  Fronting on   first   St. opposite  the Imppi-ial  Bauk.   Si/.e 100x150x75.    Corner Connaught   Avenue   and   First  -   r Sr-. "The C. F. K. siding runs along one side.     A splendid  busi-  .    *.ness location.       '        '       '  $2006'will buya business block 50x100 fronting on   First .St.,  botweeu  the two banks.   A line site for a business hon -e. ���������  IMPERIAL BANK  ^OF CANADA  Head Oflice, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  Reserve     ...    -   1,200,000  Directors:  H. S. Howland, President  T.R.Merritt,,'VicePre8., (St. Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaifray,  Huyh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Kta> nor  Eliab Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branohoa  North West", and British Columbia  Portage la        V ������i.couvei  Prairie Winnipeg  Prince Albert.   Rovelstok.  N"lson, B. U  u  Rrandon  Calgary  ID luionton  South Edmonton.  _ ONTARIO.  Niagara Falls  |Ht. Thomas  Esbox  FergiiB  Gait  Ineersoll  Listowoll  Port Colborne  Toronto  Rat Portage      Welland  Sault St. Marie Wootlstock  St, Catharines  Montreal, Quebec.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of   $1   and    upwardB   received    and  interest allowed.  Debentures --Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures.purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points iu Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Inpun, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purcliitsi'd  This Bank Issues Special Reculpta  which will bo accounted fop at nny of  tho Hudson's Bay .Co's. Posts In tho  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manaeror Revelstoke Brar.uh  #^ WALL VS  HERBERT.  GLADSTONE  Probible:Successor to. Harcourt as the  Leader of tl e Liberal Party  Loudon, January S.���������It is not too  violent a presumption to say that the  inheritance of a great name brought  him forward, but for reasons^Mr. Herbert Gladstone is the dark horse for  the.'.leaelership of the Liberals, to succeed Sir "William Vernon Harcourt.  There has been no suggestion of his  name until today, but there", is" little  doubt that he has been taken up, notwithstanding the confident attitude of  the Rosebery and Asquith factions.  ->fr7-Criadhl.otie~--iias-never-distiiiguished-  himsclf particularly, but his supporters say he possesses a great degree  of reserve force, like his distinguish-  e.'d' father, and is a jnan of remarkable  sturdy ment-il growth which has not  j fit reached the full force and strength  of its maturity. The composition does  not admit that .Mr. Gladstone is even  a possibility, hut notwithstanding  that, there is no reason to doubt that  he is not only the dark horse,- but  .-.lands a fairly gexid chance of stepping info the pose which the sturdy  Sir William? Vernon Harcourt has  jusl resign"!.  A brother-in-law of G. 11. V. Bulyea,  r.f tlif North Wost Executive, was  killed ot Winnip.? by a Irain last  wo. le.  fin Excellent  Sermon  TEXT:  .rain" v..]*l,._������i.  Delivered li'-fore the Orange  Loelge, No. lt>.������. at R������:vel3'e)ke,  Ii. C. in thi; .M^lhneli-t church  on .Sunday morning Nov. (5,~h,  IhliS, by itcv. S. J. Thompson,  in a neatly piinted I3-" a^e  paniphl.-t.  The're: a'f> mr>rf0 ha.iel facts  and-'vain .bin ' information' in  UiH lit'!-' Ii"f>k!.t than you  e;m irnagin . in.til you have  ro.iel i-. fi.'-i worth ,i d'.ll.ir if  il'- wot th ;i e'.inr,.  M'lil.i! to any address fur 2T,  cent?.  R.  P. PETTI PIECE, Revelstoke?, B.C  Grogan & Oo. are handling some of the finest  4R' mining1 propositions in the  *^ Big Bend, Lardeau and  Fish Greek camps of North  Kootenay. Full particulars obtained and furnished about mining claims in  ^ the District.  A big block of Carnes Creek Consolidated  ab  ten cents.  These shares will be up tb pur. yet.  /VLon<?y to hoan  We are agents for the equitable Savings Loan & Building Association. No niemburslilp feej Ne> necessity tei take shares. No fines  for non payment of monthly installments. Also fnr the Great West  Lile' Insurance Co 's Straight Loan Uepartmeiit. We can get you the  money, if you .can put up the security.  if*  Lnsurdnc-r  Revelstoke.  City Directory  J397-39.  for 188  JO  Odessa, 'January :">';���������Fifteen hundred  members of the religious sect known  as the Doiikhobortsi, from the Caucasian districts, have? just embarked at  ['.atourn for.Canaihi. under-thp auspices  eif the Uritish consul. .Their cmigra-  i.ian was virtually, deportation. Count'  Tolstoi's' sein Us' going to Canada to;  inspect tha- iajifL-'lhtrf".,lHi"i.-;.l"eo.n..tie.i' ������������������  "juircd  for these emigrants. '���������   '  Now in Course of Preparation  II will !:ilei- ll.r.-.  meiiitli- tr. f-.������r>ij.ili-.     IIi'l|i I  film". . II v/ill.!..;'  Bigger, Bitter, and Right Up to-Dste '������������������  Willi itt.i|..������.y\r ;. I'itv .-..ii.M'il, mid nil .-..iripli-lo;  i Ie,,-,'i,!_.t,,k,-'.-.    i-n:">iii',-i-s,   ii.li.iI.il.,i.lr*.   I.u^thcs_t  li,.ii:..������'.;  in (ni'l. Hi" limiill.-ot U...IC cve-r Inuuil  in ll.'vi'l.J|..li"..    I'Pk-K f nl".  Aiivi-rli3'!!!:-- r:i!i_'H .;n 31 i.j.li.-ixsli  H.  ..-PLTM.icSc,  Kev Uto^e    t\  I-'IilK���������We; are agents for the Impel inl, Scottish   Union,   Queen,Caledonian, Atlas nnel Giiaielian.  |,i|.'K���������Inin. i inl Lifii  ln"-tinince Co.  ACCH'KNr- Lonelon Ae-cklfnt and gutii-iintce.  I'LATF GLASS-Lloyd's.  1 GROGAN & CO.  Address :   Revelstoke.  Office:   Taylor Block.  Code :   Moreing & Neill.  Oills, Ingrains.   Mii-ns,   Kin-  liossml Clllls, mul Ixiiilcrs uf  ull ilcsei'ljil Ions.  Tlici'liunpiiSt :iml lic-st slock nl"  WAI.I. l'Al'KKS In Ilm cily.  Liberal   iliseouiils given   un  nil eiiislr oi'ilers.  1   ilenl   niilv    in    XV A I. I, -  1' A 1' I-I It S   nml aolk'll nn '.  inyiiei'lion i������i  niy ytocle.  'W-.'S. Birney  jWeK.EJ.ZIS JIVB.  =___=^=HEH= ������������=____==____  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  and iSoo Line.  WORLD'S PICTORIAL ROUTE  EAST   AND   WEST  FIRST CLASS AND  TOURIST SLEEPERS'   from  ���������  . PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.  Quick Time, Good Service,  Fewest Changes,    Lowest Rates  Tickets issued through and  Baggage   checked to.destination.  DAILY TRAINS.  East. West.  8 40k. .Ive--Revelstoke���������Iver 16.50k  TO AN'11.FROM ���������'KOOTKNAY POINTS.  S.lnk.-.Ive���������Revelstoke���������nrr..10.03k  - Fur information, tiuio cards,  maps and tickets apply te>  T. XV. BRADSHAW,  ���������Agent, Revelstoke.  W.   V.    An'ukhson,  Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Coylk. District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  J. R. Hull  & Company  Bntohera   and ���������", Wholesale   an  Ketail Dealers in Beef, Fork, etc.  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE:  A11 orders in our line prom  filled   We Hav   a Good Supply of  Building  Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see its. We can fix you  ���������  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, B.;c-. ���������JC-!"'  tl  Chicago ' Police   Instructed   to  Slay. Thugs if Necessary  SURE   OF   DREYFUS'   GUILT  U, S. Regiments and Gunboats Ordered  to Manila���������Another Chase After the  Khalifa ��������� China  Accedes   to -Joint  U. S.���������British Demands  Chicago, January 9.���������Chief of Polico Kiplcy has issued instructions to  the Chicago polico to "shoot to kill"  when it becomes necessary in their  judgment to do so in dealing with  highwaymen and notorious thugs.  ALWAYS BICKERING  London, January 9.���������Events seem  to work together in European politics  to increase tho tension already existing between Great Britain and France.  Just when mutual irritability seemed  to be subsiding, the past week brought  Madagascar and Egypt to the front.as  fresh irritants. Even the most conservative observers are beginning to  take a pessimistic view of the relations existing between the two  ���������powers.  SHOCKING TRAGEDY  Cincinnati, Ohio, January 9.���������A  woman by tho name of Tela Price was  fatally burned .yesterday in her room  on Sixth street by having coal oil  thrown over her clothing, then set on  lire. Neighbors who rushed to her  rescue in response to her screams  found the door locked. She was finally ^rescued but died shortly afterwards in terrible agony in the hospital. The unfortunate woman accused  one William Kennedy of the deed. He  has been arrested. -  BUONOPARTIST   COUP   D'ETAT  London, January fl.���������Tliero is an  impression prevailing in political circles that a Buonopartist coup d'etat  i.s not far off in France.  LET IT BURN   -'  -  Hong Kong, January 9.���������It is said  that the Filipinos are prepared to  burn lloilo in the event of a bombardment by United States ships.  BEAR SHARPENS'HIS CLAWS     ,  St. Petersburg, January 9.���������Russia  is actively preparing for war..  SOCIALIST RIOTS  Paris, January 9.���������Pilgrimage of  Socialists to Paris ended in .riots  which the police and. gendarmerie  had great difficulty ��������� in suppressing.  The most .serious rioting occurred on  the Place tie la Concorde, near the  Chamber of Deputies.  U. S. MONEY RATES- .'.-.  Washington, January 9.���������The United  States' money order rates have been  reduced.  HOTEL HOLOCAUST  Pittsburg, January 9.���������In a big hotel  fire, which occurred =here last night,  three persons were burnt to death."  LITTLE HOPE FOR DREYFUS  Paris, January 9.���������It is rumored in  well informed circles that' thc judges  of the Court   of Cassation    are   convinced of, Dreyfus' guilt. ,.  THE END IS NOT YET  Washington, January 9.���������Foun-Unit-  ed States regiments and four gunboats  have been ordered to Manila:  ITALY  AND COLOMBIA  London, January 9.���������The    difficulty  whicli    has    been    existing,   between  ���������Italy-and-Colonibia-is-now-sald-,to-be  settled. o  THE RETURN  MATCH  Cairo, January 9.���������A strong expedition is to be sent against the  Khalifa who is entrenched at Darfur.  JOHN BULL IN CHINA SHOP  Cairo, January 9.���������China has acceded to the demands contained in  the joint British and United States  protest  regarding  the    extension  FIGHTING AT ILOILO  Hong Kong, January 7.���������Two United  States gun boats have been despatched to lloilo to support tho landing of troops. The natives are still  turbulent.  SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY  Crookston, Minn., January 7.���������Experiments just made here demonstrate tho fact that telegraph wires  will carry telegraphic and telephonic  messages simultaneously.  AN'll  TAX  RIOTS  Rome,  January 7.���������Serious  anti-tax  riots are occuring in Italy.   Tho military   havo   been  called   several   times  into requisition to quell disturbances.  FATAL EXPLOSION  Harking, England, January 7.���������  Eight men wore killed by an explosion here  yesterday.  CURZON NOW VICEROY'  Calcutta, January 6.���������Lord Curzon,  of Kedlostono. formally' assumed the  viceroyalty of India today. The Inaugural ceremonies were of a brilliant  description and on a magnificent  scale.  STEAMER OVERDUE  Liverpool, January 7.���������The steamer  Damara, bounil for Halifax, which  sailed from this port 21 days ago, has  not arrived at her destination, and  fears aro expressed for her safety.  JOLLYING  THE'CZAR  London, January 7.���������Tho Marquis  of Salisbury has replied to the Czar's  peace  proposals sympathetically.  GORDON   MEMORIAL  COLLEGE  Cairo, January 7.���������Lord Cromer  yesterday laid the foundation stono  ot the Gordon Memorial College al  Khartoum.-  I PERI  Searchers   After   Andree Are  Drowned in Lena Delta  Blind Inmate of a Home Burnt  to Death  TURNER FOR ANTI-ALIEN BILL  ike Winnipeg bonspiel.  Excessively Cold Weather in Winnipeg  Landslide in British Columbia���������The  - White Pass���������The Hubbell Shooting  _  Case  London,   Ont.,  January   5.���������A  biind  inmate of the Robertson home in this  city was burnt to death last niglit.  ONTARIO   LEGISLATURE  Toronto, January "9.���������The Ontario  legislature .will assemble on February  the 1st.' _ ' .       ���������  "COLD IN WINNIPEG  Winnipeg, January ..���������Mercury  stood 43 degrees below zero here at  midnight on Saturday.  '  NON-POLITICAL  LANDSLIDE  Vancouver,    13.    C,   January ,9.���������A  landslide"at Spence's bridge 'has partially dammed the Frazer river.  TURNER   FOR ANTI-ALIEN    BILL  Vancouver," January  9.���������Ex-Premier  Turner,-of British" Columbia, has ex-  pressed'.himself In favor of the proposed anti-alien miners' bill.  WILL CON-DOLE  Winnipeg, January 9.���������Henry Dole  has been committed for trial by a  police* magistrate on the charge of  shooting William Hubbell.  '.   THE WHITE PASS  Ottawa, January 9 ���������At the coming  session of parliament a strong' effort  will bo made to induce the government  lo grant a subsidy to the'White Pass  railway. A subsidy is needed to get  the line into tho Atlin district.  A  CHANCE  1'uR  CANADA  Ottawa, January 9.���������It is thought  that if France agrees to accept com-  -pensatlon-for^her-shorc-rights and-to  retire, Newfoundland might with propriety be merged in the Dominion.  C. P. R.    Still   Holds   the  Transconti-  . nental   Record   ���������  Consumption   of  Spirits Decreasing in   Canada���������Mill  Destroyed at Qu'Appelle.  Victoria, January 10.���������The steamship Tacoma which has arrived from  the Orient, brings the news that-  Stanberg and-the party sent out by  the Swedish Geographical society  to search for Andree through Northern Siberia, have been all drowned  in. the Lena Delta, 2,000 miles north  of   Irkutsk.   "  A   DROP   TOO   MUCH  Ottawa.   January* 10.���������   During   the  past year tliere  has been a decrease  in the inland revenue of $1,254,000.  MILL DESTROYED  Fort Qu'Appelle, January 10.���������  Joyner & Elkington's mill was destroyed last night by fire.  DISTRESS IN DAWSON  Vaneouveii,     January      10.���������   Tho  Dawson Nugget declares that there Is  great distress iu Dawson City.  HEAR!   HEAR!  Ottawa.   January     10.���������The    consumption   per  head    of    wines    and  spirits in Canada has decreased considerably in the past year.  TWO THOUSDAND STRONG  Ottawa, January 10.���������Preparations  are under way for the reception of  the 2000 Doukhobors who are expected to arrive in Halifax on the  15th Inst.  FAST, BUT NOT FAST ENOUGH  Montreal.   January     10.���������Although  the   new   fast  mail   service    of    the  Northern   Pacific   have   reduced   their  time across the  continent by several  hours,  one of her trips having been  accomplished  last week  in  93  hours,  the   Canadian   Pacific   railway    still  holds  the  record' for fast  time from  ocean  to ocean.  .-     ���������     BARRISTER   DEAD  - Port ' Arthur,   January   10.���������A., S.  Wink,.the well known barrister here,  is dead.  ' BISHOP   SULLIVAN   INTERRED  .Toronto.   January   10.���������Bishop   Sullivan's   funeral   took  place  here  yesterday ' with  impressive ceremonies.  WINNIPEG   BONSPIEL  Winnipeg,   January   10.���������Preparations  for  the Winnipeg bonspiel  are  in  course  of completion. ��������� - "  HOW    ���������-���������-'���������-   THE."CIGARETTES ?  Ottawa*"   January "~ 10.���������Canadians  smoked   7.000,000   more  cigars  in   '9S  than in,'97.  St. Leon  Hot  prings  Upper Arrow Lake,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Well Known for Their  Health Giving Properties.  Both Hotels Oppq for the Winter  The Arrow Lakes Steamers Kootenay and Minto Call Daily.  A Conveyance is run iu connection with the Steamers  and the Springs.  Good Accommodation both  at   the   Springs   and at  the Landing.  'Telegraphic Communication. -    Baths Free.        Kates  $1.25 per day.  Proprietor.  II11 111  Intense  Excitement   Over the  Sharkey 'McCoy Contest  WILL PUNISH WITH DEATH  U. S. Forces Withdraw  from lloilo���������A  of  French' influence in Shanghai  CHARGED WITH MURDER  Louisville,   Kentucky, January .9.-r  A Kentucky school    teacher, by    the  name of McClure, has been convicted  of murdering a girl under his charge.  GALL   "  London,    January     9.���������Aa    Anslo-  Russian agreement for the    "^"ff  of Persia is-belng discussed as a possibility of the near future.  HOME" TEL   -  FEARFUL  CONFLAGRATION  EXPLOSION     IN     ENGLAND  t^9eCO00-O00-O-K_)0000-O0000000OO03000000003OC>00000'_S_--~i  ompany I  (Incorporated 1670)  Sir  Charles  Tupper  Sails for Home-  Fighting at lloilo ��������� Anti-Tax Riots  in Italy���������Curzon  Formally Installed  Viceroy of  India���������Steamer Overdue  Christiania,    January      7.--Norway  and Sweden still continue in a state  of dissension that makes war between  the two countries not unlikely.    The  matter was aggravated on New Years  Day    when    Norway    flew    her    Hag  minus the    emblem  -which _ signifies  "ner union with Sweden.  THE WARRIOR'S RETURN  Loneloii, \ January    7.���������Sir    Charles  Tupper   sailed   tor   Canada  yesterday  on the steamer California.  DINGLEY DANGEROUSLY ILL  Washington,   January   7.���������Congressman Dingley. of larifT    fame,    let extremely    low,     alarming     symptoms  having developed.  A JOINT PROTEST  Great Britain and the United States  have  entered  a joint  protest against  French aggression at Shanghai.  Father O'Connell, of Montreal, Passes  Away���������Czuby Murder Case���������Large  Increase of Revenue���������Steady Immigration from Britain  Vancouver,' January 7.���������Three new  gold fields have been' discovered in  tho Atlin district.        ="     -  WELL KNOWN PRIEST DIES  Montreal, January 7.���������Death is announced at the Grey .Nunnery in this  citv of Rev. Father P. O'Connell, one  of the oldpst, if not the oldest. Irish  priests in'Canada.  PROHIBITION FOR ATLIN  Vancouver, B. C, January 7.���������It is  stated on good authority that one of  the acts of the new government will  be to exclude liquor entirely from the  Atlin district. Commissioner goes to  Atlin with almost supreme power,  and he says he would . sooner keep  liquor out of the country than build  jails.  BADLY FROZEN  ' Vancouver, January 7.���������Two New  York men have been found badly  frozen on the Yukon trail.  LAKE KOOTENAY ALSO FROZEN  Nelson, B. C. January 7.���������Lake  Kootenay is frozen over for the Hrst  time in years.  CZUBY MURDER CASE  Stuartburn, January 7.���������Yet a third  Galician has been    arrested    in    connection with the   murder   for   which  Czuby is being tried.  INCREASE OF REVENUE  Ottawa. January 7.���������During tho past  revenue Increased $179,000 during the  half vear ending December 31st.  STEADY  IMMIGRATION  Ottwa, January 7.���������During the past  year 9.S34  persons left Great Britain  for Canada.  DISASTROUS   FIRE  Hartnoy, Man., January 7.���������Fire did  $12,000 damage to business portion oi  this town last night  Dreyfus Judge Resigns.���������Ameer is  Sick���������Steamer Overdue���������Hot Times  in Kansas- -fatal  Railway Accident  New York, January 10.���������Great , excitement in sporting circles over tho  Sharkey-McCoy fight, which comes  off tonight before . the Lennox Athletic club.    Betting even.  LIKE  OLD  TIMES    ..  Fort Scott, Kansas, January 10.���������  Early .this morning two masked men  captured a policeman,' took him a milo  into the woods, bound and gagged  him'. They then robbed nino men by  hold ups in two hotels situated In  prominent streets.  ,     THAT'S THE STYLE  City of Mexico,   January    10.���������The  Mexican   authorities   have  decided   to  punish    traiii    robbers    with    instant  death.  YANKEES. TAKE NO CHANCES  Hong Kong, January 10.���������The United States forces have withdrawn from  in   front   of Hollo- to the   Island    of  Gulnara.  DISASTROUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT  West Dunellan, N. J., January 10.���������  Fourteen people were killed and 25  injured in a railway collision near  here yesterelay. ���������  HIGH JOINT COMMISSION  Washington. January 10.���������The subcommittees of the High    Joint   commission are discussing fisheries    and  bonding regulations.  SEIZURE FOR DEBT,,  Auckland.   N.   Z..  January  10.���������Advices received here state that Germany  Intenels  seizing  the   Island   of  Varao  In the Tonga Group for debt.  A DREYFUS JUDGE RESIGNS  Paris. January 10.���������Judge Beaurc-  paire. of the Court of Cassation, has  resigned, and publishes a statement  accusing his brother judges of con-  spiracv to exonerate Dreyfus. He rc-  signeel. he says, to avenge the army.  Great excitement prevails here in  consequence of tho resignation, even  the money market being perceptibly  affected.  AMEER  OE AFGHANISTAN  Calcutta. January 9.���������The Ameer of  Afghanistan   is   reported   to   be   dangerously ill.  An Important  -Annotmcement.....  Tbe extremely mild weather of October, November' and  December has left,us with a burplus of heavy Roods.  Instead of carrying a large stock over till next season we  havedc-cided to give'otu''ciistoinei-'s a New Year's 'present in  tbe shape of a 20 per c'.nt discount cn everything in (he Dry  Good*,' Men's' Kuruibl.ings, Clothing, and Boots aud Shoes  Depart men t?.  This clearance sale will commence on" Monday, January  Oth and will last one week only and will be conducted on a ca^h  basis.  The extent ol this clearance salo may be judged from the  fact that it includes the following lines:  ammrnmmm~m~immmm~w~~rm������ii������������i������immwmm**  |   THE MOLSONS BANK   1  I.NXDiii'OHATEi) nv Act ok Parliament, lS5.*i. 3  2=  ������  ������  ������  HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL  .    PAID UP CAPITAL,      - S2.0O0.0O0  HEST FUND - - - $1,500,000  DimCi'TOl"-":   Wm.Miii.shM  -I.ktiihI'-iiX. t"n\������lil_-ni:   s.   H. Ewimu. Vice Pr������_I.If������t;  XV. M. Kamsav, S.OIU-I. FiM.-i . 11 rN i'.y A lee mii.ii.i', J. 1'. Cl._������uo__ .  II.  M-IIM.A.-II  MOl.-O.V  F. WiiKi*i:ii*r>.x Tiiiima.-, General Mmi-iror.  St:  |t     A general banking business transacted.  g^ rates.  Interest eillowrd a" curri'tit  J. D. MOLSON.  MANAeiKK.   liEVKl.SrOK-,   B.C.  THE .MLNLNG  EXOHJLNGE  FRONT STREET,  REVELSTOKE  Rest $1.00 aelny Initial.- in town.  Tbe bar is supplied wilh the he**t brnnels of "Wine-*,  Liquors   and   Cigars.  d. V, PEEK.S, .Manager.  GUS LU.ND Proprietor  F. MeGJIWn  Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in .  PRLME BEEF, PORK,  .MUTTOeN JI-jND SJ1DSJ1SE  Fish   and   Game   in    Season.       Markets   at   Kevelstoke,  Itevelstoke Station, jN'akusp, Trout Lake Citv, and Ferguson  Columbia Hous  . The   lai������e&t holel    in   town. Ceiii-iaHy     1  Choice    Wines,   Liquois   aud   Cigars  Best     accommodation. Kates     SI  ' -pei  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  0(att- ll  rnx  Large light bed  room".  T.-ilile    furuifelieil    with  the t-hotecst.the market  afford-*.      Bi.-st    Wines .  Liquors    nud      Oigai-n  Rates- $1.00 a day.      Monthly  race.  J. ALBERT STONE. Proprietor.  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trcut Lake DisYrio  Saddle . and     "Pack  alivavs'for hire.  lilll'M'a  Ki eight ing   .-in  i.p.>ci.-ij!.y.  Teaming   a  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's  Landing  every morning at. 7.o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars write  CRAIG to HILLMAN, Tuoirsox's Landiko. .  i-i   i ������������������ ,    ��������������������������� ��������� i     ���������iii ���������______��������������������������� ��������� i.-.i.i.i i ���������      ��������� -���������___���������   i     ___���������������������������,.   ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������ .. i        ���������  ��������� ,        i , ���������_______���������������������������. _ ^_  To secure oae of tlmse desirable   lots  CHEAP ou  the C. efe-K.  Steam Navi-- -.  gatiou Company's site..  GOOD  Dont    wait    till    the ��������� boom  our way, but BUY NOW.  comes  ._"&.��������� -���������    ____, .:___. _l._*^ h~--  .fclA.LG-&_C.RA.a.E;  Dress Goods  nnd Trimmings  Silks   .  Laces  Corsets  Gloves  Hosiery  Ladies and CJiildi en  Underwear  Flannels  Flannelettes  Cottons  Sheeting3  1 House  ������ Furnishings  X    -  ���������  ...������ Fur Coats  ��������� Ladies  X Cloth Coats  % and Ulsters  Men'n  and Youth's  Ready Made  Clothing  Underwear  Pea JnckotH  anei Ulsters  Fur Coats  Fur Collars  Gauntlet's  Alen'h Ftirni">hings,  Boots and Shoes  aud Rubber Goods  Sole Agents.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH ��������� ReveMoko.  Preaching servicus at lt a.m. ai-il 7:30  p.m. C!_, 3 iiiuetiiiR at thu cloec of thc  mi)i*r.in__ service, _abb.ith School anel Bible  Class ac 2:110 p.m. Wuckly prayer meeting  ovcry Wednesday cvoninR at 7:30 p m. The  public are eordially invited.   Seats free.  KEV. S. J. THOMPSON.  Pa:-tor.  pilUKCII -OF ENOLAND-St. V. tor's  '-' Revel-toko Hours of service: Evening:  prnjnr dully at 5 o'l.-loi-k. Krleliiy. nt 7-im  hiiiieleiyei iti o Festival's: Holy e'oi'.uutinion hi ,  a in.. morniiiK praver at 11. Sunday dclm-.  anil Ull.le Clei".-, at '_!:3~', cve__.ii!',.; pray, r al 7:.'I0.  First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  at morale^ uervtces.  FHANK A. FORD, Virftr.  Orders by mail receive prompt attention.  What Do You  ft  Want in Shoes ���������  If you watt a sood Miners' Shoo come  D. Jenkins.  If you want a goad Prospectors' Shoe como  lo O Jenkins.  Shoes and Harne&s rcpilrcd on the ihorteK  notlce. All Unci of work kept In_,stock  at i_rlcea to tult a 1. ,  JJ JENKINS *  _ jn_t St'cct. ore block Iron, tho Imperial  Pi.r". of Cunada,  ReveletO-u Station, B. C.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Rcyclstok'..  Service cver> Sunday at II a.ui. and 7:������"  p.m Bib'e Clius at 3:30 p.m.. to which  all nro welcome. Prayer n'ccting ai b p.m.  every Wednesday.       REV. T. MENZIES. P-a'or.  liOMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ���������Revel  *������������������������ ftokes, Mara flrtt and third Sundttye Ir.  nicntli st 10:30 a ������n.  RKV. FATHER THAYEK.  CAT-VATION ARMY���������Meetings every nisbt  O   in their hall on Front Street  g       The Hudson's Bay Company,       f  O CALGARY.       - ������  tj������a������ooooooooonoooooooocx_oooooooooooooooocooooocxx}ao������_-  I_.oy.al Orange  Lodge, No. 1658.  Itep.ul.ir  ini'etiii!.-.   nre  hold in 11k-  Oddfellows Hull on the first  Friday  nfe.ic-h moiitli .it 7.."V1 ji.ini.   Vi.-Itiui.'  Ijii'ilircu cordinllv invited  XV. C Iliniey.'W.M.: If. P. IV'.'.i-  nii.ci'. Ki-_. Si-c: Dr. T. Jell>, Fin. See : Tln.s.  StiM'il. Tr.'ii'-iirvi*.  T_2G Vernon Soda ,  a  Water Works . .  M. J. O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  ManufactU'cr of Soda Water. 3lnzer  Ale, Sarsapri'.la and all Soft Drinks.       '  A full supply kept In 'took ot Mc-  Cartv's  Cold Storage, whero orders  can Deleft. aSO-sw-tf  DINGLEY VERY LOW       .    _if-.\ She plague is increasing in Banga-  Wasbington, January 10.���������Congress-1 lore, India,  man Dingloy's condition has changeel h "Tho hincl    aromui    Hudson    Uny i.s  for the worse and  he is in a critical'    irt .to  be  rising so rapiellv  that in  state.    Slight hopes    are  entertained p]aces    driftwood    yet    remains    on  of hisrecovery. beaches that have risen 70 feet above  S.'S. ST. PAUL OVERDUE the level of the water.   In a few cen-  Ncw York, January 10.���������Steamship 'furies, at this rate of elevation, the  St. Paul, of thc American line, i.s great bay. on whose unexplored  overdue, but no anxiety    as    to    her waters Hcndrik Hudson was set adrift  Court  ML   Begbie,  I.O.F.. N0.3461.  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall on tho  2nd and 4th Friday-i of  each month. Vi-Hting  brethren invited to  attend.  J. B. Scott. C. R.  J. L. Smith. H S.  L A. FRETZ  Contractor* and Buildep.  Shop oppo'ite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Gu  oed  Terms  Cash  f-afety is felt by. the company..  Importing Thoroghbreds   '  never to be seen again   by men,  have practically  vanished.  will  ^eve.stoKe Hospital  *���������'-    Maternity Room in connection.  "Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs, McKechnie  and Jeffs, Attendants *  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blaoksx_iit___ine������ Jobbinc  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmith.) nf  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty     ���������  ROBT. GORDON  Rovolstoke  Statim.  ___Bn_an  ���������n J.      -,^-'  ^Sore Throat  JBs^Hp* SF.F. the list of elegnnt preparations  W    kept by the Canada Drug i Book Co.:  rtj ninds' Honey and Almond Cream  3J Glx-cerine  and Cucumber  ;>J Euthymol Cream  (5 Witch Hazel Cream  -    .-Q Jelly of Cucumber and Roses  ft) Vinolia Cream  ft Persiam Balm  (Q Glycerine  snd  Rose Water  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  LIMITED.  CHAS. P.. MCDONALD, Manager.  McKENZIE  AVE.,   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  10CAL AND JiENERAL   NEWS  Alex Black le'ft on Thursday ni".ht  for Skagway anel Atlin Lake.  The C.P.R. still holds the record'  for fast time ai-inss the continent.  The Dawson Nugget declares that  then- is great distress in Dawson City.  The train Roinfj east will in future  Ie������.ive Revelstoke at 8:23 instead of  -_-.10a.ni.  The vaiii-ty theatres at Kaslo and  -Samlon have been closed owing to  lack of business.  ���������Dr. R. Mathison will resume his  professional visits to Revelstoke about  the end of January.'  The Revedstoke curlers will visit  Rossland anil take part in the bonspiel  ���������during carnival week.  J. G. Mi-Callum has been suffering  for the past week from a severe attack  of rheumatism in his back. -..,  ' A large nuinber of citizens will take  ail vantage of t.he cheap return rate to  Rossland during carnival week.  A protest, has been filed against the  -lection of Mr. J. P. Garrow, the  liberal member for West Huron.  Stint key knocked out Kid McCoy in  the 10th round on Tuesday night.  Sharkey i.s after Bob Fitzsimmon's  scalp.  John Hutchison, formerly of Hutc-h-  ".ison to Co.,   Revelstoke,   but  now   of  Vernon, is in   town   today   renewing  old acquaintances.  D. L. Clink, of Trout .Lake, was in  town yesterday. He drove across the  Arm with a horse and cutter and the  ice was just strong enough to carry  him.  F. C. Gamble, C.K.. arrived in town  on .Thursday morning tn commence  operations on the river bank. Tom  Downs has he-em appointed foreman���������  ������ gooel selection.  In thc opinion of Frank Oliver, M.P.  (Lilier.-il) anyone who is foolish enough  to bi'lieve the Winnipeg Free Press  is an Independent newspaper will  believe anything.  The fashion livery stable. Douglas  street, have put in a telephone for'the  accommodation of the patrons of the,  <~tihle. All orders by telephone will'  receive prompt attention.  A serious railway accident occurred  on Monday on the Lehigh Valley'  railway at West Dunellen. 30 mile's  from New York City, in which 13  persons lost thedr_ lives anel 25.others  were seriously injured.  I/5ST.���������-For th-i space of at least two  years past, one Hewitt Bostock, saiel  io have teen elected member of parliament for the Yale-Cariboo district.  Finder will kindly notify his Kootenay constituents.���������New DenverLenlge.  ���������In connection with the Rossland  winter carnival to beheld in that citv  from Jan. 25th lo 2Slii the C.P.R. will  sell return trip tickets at a^single fare  rate. Tickets will be sold o"n the 24th,  25th, 28th. and 27lh, good till Jauuarv  3)th.  The hockey hoys are practising  I'very opportunity that is offered,  Although the boys have no opportunity to get down to fine work here  . owing to lhe rink not being suitable  for hockey, they will, nevertheless,  make a record at the winter carnival  __;_a.t__-Ossbiiid_cpii_iiiie.ticjng_on_.the_-2Hh  iust.      " -   *-  Mi*. Jackson, the C.P.R. yardmaster.  received an extremely pleasant surprise on Tuesday evening which took  the form of a very handsome silver  niDunted cigiir case, presented by C.  H. Walker, Esq., on behalf of the  members of the hae-holor's club, ns a  token of the appreciation felt fur Mr.  Jackson hy tbe members of the club.  The council of Hip Victoria Bo _rel of  Trade has'endorsed a resolution passed  hy the Revelstoke bonrel regretting  that the provincial government has  declined to make a grant towards a B.  P. mining exhibit at the Earl's Court  Mining Exhibition to be held in London tliis year and urging the government to reconsider its decision.  The revival se-i-vitPS in the Motho-  dist church will lie continued every  night next week. Those who have  ���������ittendcd the int-etinzs during the past  week have expresicn in warm terms  the profit and help of the meetings  and desii-'" them continued. The  pastor will conduct bo-.h services  tomorrow and is specially desirous to  j- have every member and adherent of  "tlie congregation to attenel.  A great mass meeting was held in  the city hall at Victoria Wednesday  night for the purpose of protesting  against tbe passage of the oil! introduced to legislate the alleged members  from CVr.tre Yale and East Lillooet  into thoir seats .-inel interfere with the  flection I.i ivs before the courts. The  meeting was crowded to the doors anel  lemliitioiu. were passed conelemning  the bill as an intcrfere-ne-e with the  < onititulif'ii and popular government.  Kiui iippe'.-ilitig to the- speaker, the  lieutenant-trove! nnr nnel the governor-  general to inti'tlVie in the matter.  H. W. C. J-ickmn. manager of the  "Winter Carnival t" be helel at Ross-  leind.on J.-miiaty 2Uh to 2St.h, reports  ns follows to the committee re Revel-  ftokf's probable repre������sent-ition at  the  . carnival: "The people of Itevelstoke.  I funiid. hail kept tab on thc carnival,  although their e-ity is locateel ejuitc a  iliitiime nw.-iy from Rossland. It will  m-ikI ntie hockey team, one rink of  t-iirleii* anei four ski ruDners. These  I.-itti'i* will   compete in the  &ki races  1 for !uivu-i.'S. Ski running was taken  up by some of the people of Revelstoke  .-it a built the same time it was' in  Hos-d-itul. .'end tliPn* are- some very  fair runnel s among them."  WHO ARE THE  BOARD OF TRADE ?  This was a question put with much  withering emphasis by a well known  resident on Front street.it Wednesday  night's meeting. The implication was  of coarse that compared to the anti-  incorporation crowd, the board of  trade were of small account indeed.  Let us see. The total assessment of  the residential population of Revelstoke is $356,230. Out of this sum the  total amount represented by the members as the board of trade is $250,530,  leaving only $013,800 for the rest of the  community. It seems to the Herald  that these figures demand some, con-  sitleriitioti. Anel while the vote eif  any one ratepayer is, and should be,  as good as that of another, still it is  only reasonable that so large a portion  of the assessable property as is helel  and repiesentetl by the members of  Lhe board of trade should be of some  consieleration in deciding matters  which touch so nearly on the finance  epiestion as does incorporation.  Further, Mr. Kellie, with his usual  lack of courtesy and good taste, endeavored to insinuate in the recent  telegram to the Mail that incorporation was being hurried on by a few  members of the board, whose opinion  he refused to entertain ab all. Mr.  Kellie must be very well aware that in  the present disorganized condition eif  this place, there is nobody in it, which  can give expression to its needs and  requirements except the board of  trade. It is a condition of affairs  which suits him exactly and which he  would doubtless like to see indefinitely  prolonged. He must further be aware  that the board of traele does very fully  comprise the standing, influence and  intelligence of the community. It is  the very last organization which  would be likely to favor any wild or  ill-considered project. He must know,  if he. has nny power of observation at  all, that there never was a place that-  needed incorporation worse in order  to render it. a place of decent, civilizeel  habitation. He 'must have known, if  he knows'fi-iiat a reason is atjdl.l that  he had not given any tangible reason  to the boariLwhy incorporation should  lie postponed'. " What then ��������� is the  reason of his" outburst of blustering  indignation? What is the cause, of all  Hie play to the gallery ?. In point of  fact, what is the' real reason of Mr.  Kellie's opposition to incorporation  at this juncture?  The Herald thinks the real reason  is.not very .fai" lo seek.. Everything  points to another election for the local  house in.the. very near future when  _IivI_oHic"r will have once moi-e to  solicit the suffrages of the electors.  Incorporation just at this particulor  time would take a great ileal of. pat;-  ronage and spending peiwer out^of the  hands of the gold commissioner. It  would rub Kellie's friends and officials  of nearly tbe whole"of their influence  in this resppcl -right nt the point  where the voting strength' is* the  heaviest. The Hkiiald believes that  this consideration furnishes the real  reason for the desperate resistance  which Kellie and his immediate  satelites have been making to the  immediate incorporation of this town.  It does not, moreover, think that"this  belief does any injustice to the reputation for political double dealing which  these people have managed to accumulate among this community. It  believes that the board of trade could  scarcelyhave done-otherwise_than-ir  has tloue in postponing incorporation  in the face of Mr. Cotton's expression  of uneasiness as to his promised expenditure on the river bank if incorporation were hurried on. At the  same time the Herald is distinctly of  the opinion that these qualms of the  Provincial Secretary came in very  oppoi timely for Mr. Kellie. Particularly siuce, as he himself declared he  had not consulted any of the cabinet  at thattiine.be could not possibly have  been aware of Mr. Cotton's feelings on  this point when writing his letter of  mysterious warning.0 to the board of  trade.  If an article has any value of any  utility at all il can be sold by letting  people know about it. a  The more a man spends fur newspaper advpiti.-ing the more positive  he is in his heliet in the results that it  brings.  The   London    Exposition   of 1899  and  British Columbia  To the Editor of the Herald:  Sir: Having been appointed as a  committee by the citizens of Slocan  City to draft anel circulate a petition  asking the Legislative Assembly of  British Columbia to make an appio-  priation for the purpeise of colli'ding,  forwarding anel placing on exhibition  at the Exposition to be held in Lonelem.  England, this year (ISO!)) a cabinet of  B.C. ores. Believing lhe; placing on  exhibition of such a cabinet in a great  financial centre like London, Eng., will  be productive of great results to the  people of B.C. anel therefore we ask  thp aid anel co-operation of the press  of B.C. in Ininging this matter hefore  the minds of the people.  (A. E. FULLER  Committee:-'. D. Harlon.  |F. G. Carlisle.  Slocan Citv, II. C, Jan. 12. 180:).  MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  At. . . JX  ������-  UR EFFORTS TO CARRY A VERY COMPLETE  range of MEN'S FURNISHINGS have been crowned  with success, and we desire to thank the WORKING MEN  in this district for their very liberal support of this department.  To the men who are going to work on the RIVER  BANK, we desire to say a few words. As you will need  feir this work  Good Gloves,  Mitts, German  Socks,  Rubbers, Mackinaws,  Pants,  Overalls, Etc.  REMEMBER that we have THE BEST assortment  of these goods ih thc Kootenay. And to KEEP THE  WORKING MAN'S PATRONAGE we will give a  Liberal Discount to  River Bank Workers.  RAW   FURS BOUGHT.  JAMES GILL & GO.  Ko bluster, no fuss, just business, that's all.  TAYLOR BLOCK,     ....     HcKENZlE AVE.  HOLIDAY GOODS  Thousands  of Articles Suitable for this  season of the year.  MENS' FURNISHINGS  A Great Assortment at the   Post  Office  Store.    Miners' Clothing: Particulary.  BOOTS AND SHOES  To Fit Every Foot and Suit any Taste  at mostly any price you wish to pay.  11 MENS' GLOVES  11  The Biggest Assortment in  town at all  prices.   Good serviceable working mens'  ,.;,- gloves at 50 cents a pair.   Try a pair.  F. B. WELLS  Post Office Store.  m������1M0!K]������  For  next  week  we  will   give   20 Per Cent,  off all Granite Iron  "White Enamelled and Tin Goods.  We Will also Offer for Next Week Only, All Our   Eclipse   Hockey  Skates for  75 Cents per pair.  Don't Miss* This Chance.   See Our New Art Souvenir Heating Stoves at $27.50.  The Best in the Market.     Agent Gurney's Stoves.  McCarty Block-  W. M, LAWRENCE,  BIRTHS  Hay���������At    itevelstoke*.   on   Jan.   0th  1800, to Mr. and  .Mrs.  Henry  Hay a  son.  WoLSKLEY���������-At Rovelstokei, Jan. Utb,  Mr. and   Mrs.   David   Wolseley,   of  ilk'i.'iljen-aut, a daughter.  Wanted  Practical Irishman with capital who will take  active part in management ol small Hotel  in the North West. Apply Kevelstoke Hekald.  Dissolution of Partnership.  The partnership heretofore existing between  Rmvthe & Seott, commission agouti", has this  elay been dissolved. All accounts eluc the said  firm aro now payable to Mrs. 8. XV. Smythe.  Dated at Itevelstoke January 10th, 1899.  Wanted   ~-  A position as Hotel -Manager and bookkeeper, has had ruo.I experience and can give  good references.   Apply Hkiiald Omce.  Strayed.  Straved into my premises about Jan. 1st, onc  hlae-k' mooley' cow. , O'Vner.ls requested to  prove properly, pay   cxyanscs anel. take her  "W,y- " " "ILL. I.OVERIN-G,   -  Second Street.  THE  ���������   ���������   ���������  city  BIN1NS  First Class Meals at   all   hours   Day or  Night.  Board by week or month at rcafonable rates.  Revelstoke Station,  Cor. Second St, and Orion Ave.  MRS. STAMPER,  Proprietress.  Soup and Bread or Cracker.   Meat or Ham Sandwich and Coifee....  Mush and Milk   -TearCofTeerwitii-Ple-rCi-efV^.-^V^T,  foilce and Hot Cakes   Tea, Coffee, with Ilread and Butter   Buckwheat Cakes and Maple Syrup..  Poached Eegi. oil Toa-.t.....'.'._   Billed or Fried' Eggs   Irish Stew   Pork and -Beans -.   -fried Liver and Onions   Sausages .'   Beefsteak   Mutton Chop?..."'   Pork   Chops...   Oyster Stew   Sirloin   Steak   Porter House Steak   .10c.  .10c.  .lOo.  ,10c.  .io--.  ,15c.  .S)C.  .200.  .15e.  .'Mr.  .31c.  -3>_.  .2Sc.  .25c.  .25c.  .35c.  .35c.  .50c.  Regular   Meals   25   Cents.  k" 1*1111 tin tit(i*j]i{fiii������i<iiciiiti: nt tKjiti'itini litter  Ferguson,1 B-C- |  Bsgfl Kceommodatlon in ths j  tasiisau Distorted.        I  Raises:   %2.m Pes Dag.   \  I   D.  FeRCUSO.N. PROPniETOR-������  __~niiitifiiifiiiiiiiiiffiftiiiiitfi<]iii>fr*i'iiT'*t'*������t*iftii  Our Bread  Trade  ���������Is con������tantly increasing.   There Is  a good renson for this, and ff you  Ive our broad a trial, you, too, will  1 .come a permanent customer.  Tree Daily Delivery.  HcCAOUE BROS.,  FRONT STREET.  %  wmmwm  DRAYING  TEAMING  1  Special Rig for Moving Furniture  PETTIPIECE & VAN  proprietors.  oofl Dry Hard Wood For Sale  SEE  \Jm Jo  FOR  Case Pipes, BBH, Meerschaum Pipes,  Cigar and Cigarette Cases, Amber and  Meerschaum Pipes, Cigar and Cigarette  Holders.  Scientific'  Books   on   Mining  Leather Money Purses, Banjos, Guitars,  Violins, Mandolins, Autoharps and  Vapor Baths.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  BEER HEADS,  BIRDS, ANIMALS, Etc.,  -Preserved-and "Mounted-  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  .������j . Louisville  Restaurant .   g  '<? ���������     opposite Conrsler'H.                   S  '#. - -   '            W  *j Meals served at all hours, day. g-  g . _           or night.                      '  cj  * Antonl  BeBochci, Proprietor.'     S#  MISS STEELE  Teacher of English, French? Music, Oil  and Water Painting, Drawing, Etc.  (Craduate Hcllmuthe Ladles' College, London)  Evening classes In KnKllxh branches. Terms:  HO for 2D lessonn���������1 hour per le������aon. Bpeelal  rale" to famlHea." Address: Mrs. Hutchison's,  First BIQ 4 doort west of Imperial Bank.  DON'T  Hack and Cough  Your Life Away  A LITTLE DAMP  A LITTLE COLD  A-LITTLE COUGH  A BIGGER COUGH  A SORER THROAT  IN" THE CHEST  ON THE LUNGS  PNEUMONIA  FEVERS  CONSUMPTION  Tub  "WAY  THEY  ALL  flKf'IX  CHECK  IT  NOW  WITH.  Dr. Mackenzie-s English  Cough Balsam  GEO. F. CURTIS  '��������� THE DRL-OOIST,"  Successor to the McD. A. XV. Oo���������  PKVZLSTOKF. STATION,      - II. C.  Clcarin  e���������-  Special Bargains for 60 Days;  Fallis Bros.' Creditors have instructed I. T. Bi'o'wBter*  the trustee, to dispose of the entire stock at once.  H $10 Will Buy. $15. Worth of ./Goods at .This Store  The Stock is  not-shopworn, but  good fresh  goods,  having been bought from wholesalers within the  past year.      Come  and see them at once  ! '-. -  HARD CASH!  ANTHRACITE COAL.  Delivered  from car."  $8.00 per ton.  Delivereel from shed ' *. ' $8.00 per' ton.  Now  is  the time to get in your winter supply hefore the snow falls.   Order  eiirly. ��������� Cash must accompany the order.-  feEV^EcOARTYt���������  FAYETTE BUKER  Fire, Life, Accident, ^Lo'an-'  ing and   Investment Agent  '$40,000 to Loan  On Revelsloke Real Estate  Property  Notice of Application -'-^  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applioiUkm  will be made to the Legislative Assembly of  the Provlnco of British Columbia, at Us next  session for an Act incorporating thc British  Columbia Electrical Supply Company, Limited.  The objects for which the Company la to bo  established and the rights and powers sought  to be acquired are as follows:  1st.���������Tlio acquisition of water-and water  power by records of unrecorded water; or by  the purchase of water records or water privf-  ileges for and the application of such  water and water power to all or any of the  purposes and in the mauncr or methods  following:  (a) For rendering water and water power  available for use, application and distribution,  by erecting; dams, Increasing thc head of water  in any existing body of water, or extending  tho area thereof; diverting the waters of any  stream, pond or lako Into any other channel  or channels; laving or erecting any line of  flume, pipe or wire; constructing any raceway,  reservoirs, aqueduct, weir wheel, building or  other eroetion or work which maybe required  in connection with the Improvement and use  of the said water and -water, power; or by  altering, renewing, extending, improving,  repairing or maintaining any such work or  any part thereof.  (b) Tho use of water or water power for  hydraulic mining purposes,  for general lrrl-  ?ation purposes within any part of the Prov-  nce of British Columbia; and for milling,  manufacturing, industrial and mechanical  purposes, other than the generation of  electricity.  (c) For producing any form of power and  for producing and generating electricity for  the purpose of light, heat and power.  (d) For constructing, operating and maintaining electric works, power houses, generating plant  and such other appliances  and  conveniences as are necessary and proper for  the generating of electricity or electric power  or any othor form of developed power, and for  transmitting the same to be used by the power  company or by persons or companies contracting with the power company therefore  as a  motive   power for  the operation .of motors,  machinery, or electric lighting or other works;  or to be supplied by the power  company to .  consumers for heating or as-a motive power  for propelling tramways; or for driving, hauling,    lifting,   pumping, -lighting,    crushing,  smelting, drilling ana  milling;   or for any _.  other operations to which it may be adapted;;.,  or to be used or applied for or in connection,  with any other pnrposcH for which electricity  or electric power may lie applied or required.  (2) For-placing, sinking, laying, fitting,  maintaining and repairing eleetrie-lines,  accumulators, storage battorics,electric cables,  mains, wires, pipes, switches, connections, .  branches, electric motors, dynamos, engines,  machines or other apparatua or devices; cuts,  drains, water courses, pipes, poles, buildings  and other erections and works; and erecting  and placing any eleetrie line, .cable, main,  wire, or other electric apparatus above or  below ground.  If) Constructing, equipping, operating and  maintai ni ng electric cables or other tramways.  or street railways for the conveyance of passengers and freight; constructing, equipping,  operating and maintaining telegraph and telephone systemsand lines. :- ,'  (gl The supplying of compressed air, electricity, electric power or'any other form of  developed power, to customers; for any purposes for which compressed air, eleetrie power  or nny other form of'developed peiwer may  be applied or required.  2nd.���������To supply air for or In connection with  refrigerators, cold storage, ventilation, cooling  purposes and other like purposes; to utilize '  air 111 the manufacture of ice and in about all  other purposes to which air, hot or cold, Ib or  may be applied. ,    >  3rd.���������To ilevelop water power; to convert  such water power into compressed air; to.  distribute such compressed air through pipes,  lines and conduits; and to .apply sui'h rom-  pressed air to the driving of percusiion drills,  hoists, engines and all kinds of machinery. -  4th.���������To avail itself of and have, hold, exercise and enjoy all the rights, powers, privileges, advantages, priorities and Immunities lu  and hv Parts IV nnd VI of tho "Water Clausen  Consolidation Act, 1807," created, provided and  conferral, or which hereafter may bv any  niiiendineiits thereto, be created, provided ana  I'onferred.  . .ith.���������To avail itself of, and have, hold, exercise and enjoy all the rights, powejs, privilege-:, advantages,"priorities-und Iminiiuitica  created, provided and conferred In nnel by tho  ".Companies' Clau������es Ae-t. 18117." or any section *  or-scction.H thereof or-wlilch may hereafter, by  any amendment thereto, be created, provided  and conferred. "'*,....    *'���������  Glh.���������To construct, maintain- and operate  tramways, street railways and Iclephono  systems, within the Province oi British  Columbia.    ;    ' '. ���������_'..'  7th.���������To puri'linse, lease or exchange, hire or  otherwise  acquire land, property, mill sites,  water rights, records or other-like privileges  whichmny seem to the Company conducive to.  Its objects, directly or Indirectly, or capable of  becoming dealt with in connection with  thu  Company's objects, property or rights, Includ-.  Ing the rights and  franchises of  other  companies with powers of amalgamation.  ' 8th.���������And for any or  all  of the  purposes  aforesaid thc Company to enter upon and ex- -  proprlate lands for sites, power houses, dams,  raceways,"flumes, pipe lines, electric or tele-,  phone pole  lines, tics, rails, and such other-  works as may be necessary;  and to construct  and maintain on all lanels so expropriated or  otherwise acquired by the Company all works,  buildings, erections, flumes, pipes, poles, wires,  appliances or conveniences noccsflnry or proper  or which may from time to time  be required  by the Company.  9th.���������And to open and break up thc soil and  pavements of roads, streets, highways and  bridges for the purposes afoiesald.  10th.���������And to do all such other things as aro  Incidental or conducive to the attainment of  the above objects and for all such powers as  may be necessary ln the premises..  Dated at thc City of RoaBlond this I2th day ot  December," 189S: ��������� ������������������   DALY & HAMILTON,  Eollcltois for Applicants.  ~--ino-ct  Undertaking and Embalming  R., Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie Ave, . .  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  HOW'S YOUR JOB  PRINTING?  DON'T OVERLOOK THE HERALD  Revelstoke Sash & Door  ���������fr*������i Factory %ks+  Manufacturers of and Dealers In  Sash. Deiors, Turnings, Plinths, Corner  Blocks,   Memlding_i   of   all   kind!!.  Fancy Gfihlesaiiel Verandah work.  Brackets of every elecrription iriaele  to order.    Store nnel office Fittings,  Window Frames, with Sash fitted  a specialty.  All the latest machinery.    Dry kiln on the  Call and get prices before  going elsewhere.  premises.     Call and  ^-SAWYER & MANNING.  Notice  NOTICE Is horcby given that application  will be made to thc Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia at Its next  session, for an Act to Incorporate a company  with power to construct, equip, maintain and  operate a standard or narrow guage railway  from some point at or near Kevelstoke, thence  in a northerly direction by the most feasible  route through thc valleys of tUe Columbia,  Canoe, Fraser and Parsnip rivers, to tbe 56th  parallel of latitude, thenco to the northerly  boundary of the province to a point on or near  thc Liard Plvcr, or westerly by the most feasible route to a point on thc northerly boundary at or near Atlin Lake; with power to con-  struct branch lines from any point on the  main line, or any its branches; with power to  build, own, equip, operate and maintain  Btcaam and other vessels, boats, wharfs, docks  and buildings In connection therewith; and  to build, equip, operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines in connection with  thc said railway and branches; and to make  traffic or other arrangements with rallwav,  steam boat or other Companies and for all  other usual and necessary powers, rights or  privileges In that behalf. 0  Dated this 29th day of November. 1898.  A. St. G. HAMEKSLF.Y,  Pollcltor for Applicants.  88-M-r.t  Notice.  Under and hv virtue of a warrant of execution to me directed ont of thc County Court  ol Kootenav, against the goods of Charles  Harvey, at the Instance of Craig & Hillman of  Thomson's Landing, I have seized this 30th  day of December, 1898, four horses, the property of thc said Charles Harvey, and will offer  the samc for sale by public auction, on Thurs  day the fifth day of January, 1899, at eleven  o'clock, In thc forenoon, in front of the Lake-  view Hotel, Arrowhead, B. C.  G. E. GROfiAN,  Deputy Sheriff.  Revelstoke, B. c, December 30,1898.  To Let  A large bedroom, furnished or unfurnished,  to one or two persons.  Al������o upstairs of large  house, suitable for  small family.      Also a shack, 12x16.  Applv to owner on premises.  MHS. M. STAMPER,  Cor. Second St. and Orton Ave., Revelstoke Sta.  Notice  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an application will be made to thc Legislative Assembly-'  or the Province of British Columbia at Its next  next session for an Act to incorporate a company with power to construct, equip, operate  by anv kind or kinels of motive power and  maintains single or double track tramway,  or oitber a standard or narrow guage railway  for thc conveying of passengers or freight from  some-point'at or . near Ke-.elstoke, on the  Columbia River; thence in a northerly direction, following the valley of the Columbia and  Canoe Rivers up stream by the most feasible  route on either side of tho said Columbia and  Canoe Rivers to the 53rd - parallel of latitude  and with power to construct, equip, operate  and maintain branch lines and all necessary  roads, bridges, ways, ferries, wharves,' docks  coal bunkers, and with power to.build, own,  equip, operate and maintain steam and other  vesBolsand boats In connection therewith and  operate the same on any navigable waters, and  generally carry on thc business of transport*- -  tion, and with powor to build, equip, operate  and maintain Telegraph and TelephonoLInef-  Inconnectlon with the said tramway, and  branches for transmission of messages for tbe  public and to acquire water rights to supply  water or water'.power, and to generate electricity for the 'supplying of light, heat and  power as well for their own use as to soil and  supply to the public, and with power to carry  on a business of a Mining, Smelting and Refining Company, and to< construct, equip,  operate, or to turn to account or sell or otherwise dispose of mines, smelters: and refineries;  to acquire, hold and dispose of^mjning lands,  mining rights, coal lands, timber lands,  timber claims, surface rights or privileges, or  other personal property; and with power to  expropriate lands for the purposes of the proposed Tramway and to acquire lends, bonuses,  privileges or other aids frcm any Government,  or persons, or bodies corporate and to mak������  traffic or other arrangements -with railways,  steamboats or other companies; with power to  build wagon roads to be used ln the construction of such tramway or any advance of the  samc and to levy and collect tolls from all  persons using and of freight passing over any  of such roads, with all other rights, powers, or  privilege. ea may be necessary or Incidental or  conducive to the attainment of the above  objects or any of them.  BRADBURN, DUMBLETON A INNE9,  Solicitors for Applicants.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., December 7th, 1898.  *  ?>  " THE FASHION  LIVERY STABLE  Douglas Street, Revel, toke.  ' First Class Rigs and Good Driving and Saddle  Horses. Nothing but thc best Kept In tho  Barn. ,,  All kinds of Light Draying Work attended to  promptly.  TELEPHONE IN CONNECTION.  Orders for Rigs by Telephone vill receive  prompt attention.  FLE/V-WNG & FLEMING, Proprietors,

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