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 Y.  V  -ISSTXIEID   TWIOE-A-WEEK - -WE3D2sTESID-^"3rS   .A-U-TID    SATXJBIDATS-  Vol. in.    No. 21.  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15,1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  C. B. Hume  &Co.  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  Gents'  Furnishings  and  Boots and Shoes  We Will   Offer the' Entire Stock  At  Actual  Cost,  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^.tlie^.stocki.and^  Get Our Prices.  Great Departmental  h  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'  Tam O' Shanters  c-  A Complete stock of latest design  in these at large reductions. A $1  Tam goes now at 50 Cents.  We are making changes and alterations.  It is for your convenience. We have  painters and carpenters tearing down and  improving our store. Last year's business  was big. This year's business will be even  bigger, Our great values gives us good  reasons for the expectation. Goods in all  departments are very low in price* Our  immense new stock of Spring Goods are  arriving dail^. Watch for our " Spring:  Opening" date. Wait a few more days  for it. 'Wo are opening up the largest and  and most up to date stock ever exhibited  in Revelstoke.     Come in and look around.  evclstokcs Grea  Haig  &  Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  evelstoke  lownsiie  ,   MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave.,' RevelstoKC Sta.  * Money to Loan.  XV. White. Q. C. J. M. Scott, B.A., I. L.B.  F. I,. Gwilltm.  HARVEY. &   M-CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitois,    Etc.  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of Canada.  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:   Molsons Hank Block.  First Street,   Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  The Above cut Prices, of Course, only  apply to CASH purchases.  WE AR|E AGENTS FOR  AND OTHER GOOD BRANDS  C. B. Hume & Co.,  WHOLESALE    AND    RETAIL  GENERAL MERCHANTS  DR. E. H. S. McLEAN  o  Oflice and Residence, two doors cast Cowan  Block.  Tllllin S1P.KCT, CENTRE.  Night nnd Day Calls attended to.  Telephone connection.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Droving and delivery workaspecia'tv. Team"  always ready on shortest notice. Contracts for  Jobbing taken.  Bankrupt Stock for Sale by Tender  TENDERS -.llll be received bv the undersigned up to tlie 15t!i day of March next for the  purciia _c of tlie stock of groceries, drvgoods,  Kent-,' furnishings and boots and slioes  belonging to tlie Estate of Ct. 1 _ Kallii, un  insolvent, and situate nt Revelstoke, I" C.  Highest or any tender not necessarily a -repted.  Terms mid conditions of sale may bo hail on  aiinlicatie.il to thc undersigned.  Dated Feb. *J5th. 1S99.  I. T. BREWSTER, Assignee,  Revelstoke, B. C.  .-. NURSE. LUCAS,  L. O. S., London. England.  Trained,    experienced, . medical,     surgical,  obstetrical nurse, open to engagement.  Address:   NURSE LUCAS, Revelstoke.  EDUCATIONAL  CARD  Pencil drawing, black and colored crayons,  oil and water color on canvas, silk, china, etc.  Two hours uccklv:   {1 per month.  -English  (evening clas-l 0 hours -weekly, ."3  per month.    French, _ hours weekly, 51 per  month.     Latin, 2 hours weekly, %1 per month.  Special terms to families.  Address;     Mi-is  Steele,   McKenzie  Avenue,  opposite Tavlor Block.  COME IN AND  SEE MY  CHOICE  AND SELECT STOCK OF  English Tobaccos  PIPES, CIGARS, CIGARETTES &c  Books and Stationery  a complete line  C. J. AMAN,  Opposite C.P.R. Station  LADIES' EMPORIUM  If     th r.n Street. Centre.  Oppn.ltc Cowan Block.  Latest, Daintiest and Best  Assortment of Fancy  Goods  in town.  M. K. Lawson.  Pectoral Balsam  ...WILL CURE.  Coughs  Colds  il  Bronchitis  Influenza,  Cold in   the   Head,   Asthma  and all Throat and Lung Affections.  It will also be found  helpful in   Kidney  and Urinary Diseases.  C. R REID ���������& CO.  TENDERS  WANTED  Sealed Tenders will he received by the undersigned up to the 15tli day of April next at  noon Ior sinking 100x1x6 prospect shaft on the  Cileugary mine, the contractor to provide all  material, tools, powder and provisions. Further particulars can be obtained hv applying  ci'.lier in person or letter to nie ut Revelsloke.  The lowest or any tender not iiec'cssiirilv  accepted.  Revelsloke, March "th, 1899.  19-20 JOHN D. SIBBALD.  Abbott Mines Company, Limited  Notice  TENDERS will be received bv the undersigned up to noon on Monday, April lOtli lhOli,  for an extension during tlie coining summer  of the present tunnel into the Abbott claim,  situated on Haley Creek, Liirdeau district.  The present tunnel is 2i;s feet long, and this  will have lo be extended until it crosscuts the  vein requiring an extension of about SOO feet.  This extension must be C fcelC indies in height  by 4 feet in width and continued on the line  ol the present tunnel.  Tenders must state prices per lineal foot ol  new lunnel excavated, which price will cover  nil expenses connected with maintainancu of  present tunnel while work is in progress.  Contractor to furnish ull tools, labor, plant,  etc., required.  Tho lowest or any tender .uot necessarily  accepted. ,  II. ABBOTT, *���������  President Abbott Mines Co., Limited,  Vancouver, H. 0.  The   Carnes   Creek   Consolidated  Gold  Mines, Limited Liability.  Notice Is hereby given given thai the minimi  general meeting of shareholders of the ubnvc  named company will be hold at the e'onipanv's  office at Itevelstoke, llritisli Columbia, on the  fourteenth day of March, 18U9' at two o'clock  in thc afternoon, for the purpose of electing  officers for thc ensuing year und for all other  general purposes relating to the management  of tlie company.  I. T. BREWSTER,  Secretary.  Revelstoke. British Columbia,,  February Oth. 1899.  I!  17-21  Card of Thanks  I beg to tender niy sincere thanks to No. 1  Fire Brigade and attendant*' for tl.e nfible  manner in which ihe> fought and heli.cil to  save my photo studio, on !"������,ui;iis Sttv'.t. from  fire on Triday inortiiiie. !.i.*l.  I*. I.. I.K.HON.  Second-Hand Harness Wanted  The undersigned wants to purchase a number of sets of second-hiind work harness with  breeching. Also tccond-hanel wagon", '7M and  3J:Crim. Apply for address at the IIehai.p  office. Mi���������tf  Biggest Snap in Revelstoke  ForSalc, at a low cash figure, Corner Lot 11,  in Block 8. 120x50, fenced, opposite Albert  Stone's re -denec. For particulars call at the  IIeiiaiu oflice.  Notice  If persons having accounts against tlie late  Vicar of St. Peters Church (the Rev. F. A.  Ford), will turn them into tho undersigned,  they will oblige.  A' W.**.CKAGE I Churchwardens  TIIE  LABOR   PROGRAMME  While in ils lust, issue the Hkrald  deprecated the pledging of candidates  tn carry out the ideas of any one particular class, il docs not follow that il  is not in sympathy with tlie ideas  on themselves. As a mutter of fact  with many, of the ideas em the; prn-  griimnie of lbe labor union in Ibis  place it is in perfect sympathy anel will  do all in ils power to see them curried  into practice. Such for instance are  the $2.50 a clay wage unel the six  months residence, qualification for employment by the municipality. The  hist is only protection to our own people, while as to the first the Hkrald  is of t.he opinion that the scale of  wages for ordinary labor might be  raised all ovor this province with the  greatest advantage, not only to the  workingmenbul to the general prosperity. The state of Montana maintains a high day's wage by law and  there is-no more prosperous state in  lhe whole! Union, a .state, of things,  which is openly attributed to the good  wages. And while the corporation in  its public; works will have to make*  every dollar tell, the Hekalo contends  that it will lell in the right direction  if the to.vn assists the workingnien to  build up tlieir homes and bring up  their families in this place in eomfoi t  unci contentment, even if there is not  quite so much grading clone or sidewalk laid as might have been at fun-  tractor's wages. Another plank in  tlie labor programme is the nine hours  day. This feature is on trial in- town  right now, as the men employed cm  the river bank by the provincial govei nmenl are working from 7 to 5 wit li  an hour's intermission for dinner.  How the results obtained compare  with last your under the ten hours  day would lie an interesting point to  usceetaiii from those in charge of the  work. The Hkrald thinks that very  probably lliere is not iiearly*sso much  difference in the actual amount of  work elone as one* would "imagine. And  what difference there is mrey li"_r***.*i'.i,.,V  offset to people of broad views of  things, as our western' people to do  them justice generally at the bottom  are, by the extra comfort which  knocking off .work at five- instead of  six gives any man, whether lie ii  working at day labor on the streets eir  toiling in ail eitTice. It is the little  lliingsJ.liuL go to make up the onjeiy-  iiiciii of life and that extra lieuir of  leisure counts for a good deal more  than a meie sixly minutes of time, in  making existence less of a mere daily  diudge'i-y and more of lhe kind that a  man by bis nature wants to lead.  To attain these ends apparently, another clause has been inserted-in lhe  programme requiring that municipal  works should be iliinc; by labor and  not by contract. On this point the  limit ALT) joins issue with lhe pro-  _Rraii+_lrer������"Tlie~HEiiAi;u~-~wants-tn-see  woi-kiiigiiien get every possible show,  but at the same time it dues not adhere to the position that lhey are a.  class of ill-treated angels without  wings. Workingmen have Iheir  little ways, just llie same as the rest  of us,'and one of them, experience  seems to point out, is Unit when working at day's wages for ii government  or municipality tliey are very-apt to  get em what is known as the govei iiinent stroke, while at the same time  the corporation itself from one -reason  or another does not as a rule manage  to get hold of it perfectly competent  person to boss lhe job. Every dollar  has got In be made to tell in this  municipality and it seems to the  Herald lhal lhu dollars spent nn  public works will be made to tell best  by contiaclors whose business it i-i  to carry . out sue-h works anil whose;  work has to pass the s-e-rutiny of the  city surveyor before they gel, their  cheque. At the same tinn; In pintect  the workingmen the corporation  could make lbe scale of wage*, the  qualifications for employment anil lbe  hours of labor part, of I In; conditions  under which tenders would be.-u-cepte.l.  In this way it seems tei the Hkrald  lh.it economy might be obtained along  with lhe rights of laboiyi combination  wliich, lliere is scrieius danger, might,  fail to connect with asysloni of doing  municipal work by day labor.  The IIkkalu hopes to see -ill these  points taken intu consideration bv  uiir council during our first, year of  self-government.. This will be the  year during which u great deal of  municipal public: work' will lie elone  and ii year fnr sotting precedents in  the conduct, of our affairs. It is fur  the welf.-nc and advantage of the  whole community lhat labor in  Itevelstoke should be contented and  prosperous. And tliere is nothing to  lie lost, but on the contrary everything  to be gained by starting tliu upbuilding  of this place, with this factor for  success us one of the chief corner  sluncij e;f thc edifice.  THE LABOR UNION  Is Not Attempting to Get Signed  Pledges from Candidates to Support  Their Platform  Ed. Adair, president of the Labor  Union, has informed I be Hkiiald that  that organization has not anil does  nut intend tn demand any pledges  from candidates for municipal oflice.  There are certain objects which llie  Union has at heui t and on these points  he lias sounded candidates, as of course  he or any one else has a perfect right  lo. These points include a minimum  rate nl' $2,150 a clay for wages on  municipal works, a nine hours day's  labor, a strict enforcement of the  Sunday closing clause eif the liquor  law nnd a six months resilience as a  qualification for employment by the  corporation. With much ot this programme the Hkkald is in sympathy,  but at the same, time it is glad llint  the rumor that un attempt- was being  made to extract signed pledges from  eandirlales to favor these ideas is  unfounded.  THE PUBLIC MEETING  The   Candidates   Express  Their Views  to the Electors  The pulilic meeting held in Tapping's  Opera House nn Monday night was  well attended. AV. J. Lee was voted  into (lie chair and called upon the  candidates to express their views.  'J'. L. Haig spoke fiist. He dwelt- at  considerable length nn his ideas for  the placing of llie town nn a sanitary  basis, being in favor of a dry earth  system of closets. He held out fnr remuneration feu* llie niavnr and council.  F. McCarty said that if elected, he  would have a proper survey made of  the town as ii preliminary to the inception of a proper system of swerage.  He was not iu favor of salaries for the  inuyor und council, thinking that if a  man eoulel not give up a Utile of his  time for the benefit of the town, he  had better nnt. run fnr nllite.  H. .1. Bourne said that he had retired  from the, contest and onduised Mr.  McCarly's platform.  Aftor lhe candidates fnr the Mayor's  chair had spoken, the following gentlemen uddre-tsed the; meeting a'*= candidates for the council : T. Lewi*-, \V.  Nettle. T. J. Grahame. II. A. Brown.  -V. P. Crage, W. M.   Urown.   Dr.   Mc-  CABINETJCHANCES  But No Outsider Let Into the Charmed  Circle  A general re-arrangement of the  provincial cabinet has been accomplished in consequent-.- of the desire  expressed by Mr. Semlin tn be relieved  of the duties of chief coinuii.ssioiier.  and of the previously expiessed intention of the government lo make lhc*  den.ii tmoiit of milling independent of  all other portfolio charges.  An extra of lbe  Gazette:  issued  last *  night _ contains   an   outline,   of    the  changes decided upon and which were:'  productive of considerable stir  in  tho '  government offices yesterday.  linn.   Mr.   Semlin,   greatly   to   the  disappointment  of a. number   of   ex- *  pectant members of the party,becou.i's '  provincial secretary,  combining  with  this oflice, according to a report,   that  of minister of education;   while  Hon.  H. Carter  Cotton  assumes  the heavy '  hiii-cler, of the .-idniinistratiim  of the *  lands and  works department, in  conjunction wilh that of finance'.^.  Hon, J. Fred. Hume, relieved of the .*  provincial secretary's duties, continues '  as minister of mines, anel Hon. Joseph  Martin's   department,    th-it     of"  lln*  attorney-general,   is    not affected  by  tl'.e cli-ingos.���������Colonist.  Resolution trom Presbytery  Tlie following resolution was adopted  by the Presbytery o[ Kamloops al its  last meeting: -'Tiie Presbytery nf"  Kamloops desires to express its sutis-  fictionat tbe progress made by the.  congregation of ' Kevelstoke, " and  especially at its rapid transition from  an augmented charge to a self-sustaining congiegatieiii. Considering the  small nuinber of families and communicants belonging to lhe cemgiegaticin,  this move displays a most commendable spirit anil lhe Presbytery feels  that it will have, a marked influence  for good on other congregations "in  tliis svnod and throughout tbe church.  T. G. McLean. Clerk of Presbvterv.  Concert To-Night���������Tappings Theatre  Edison's moving' war pictures,  destruction of Cerveia's fleet, sinking '  nf Spanish torpedo boat, bombardment,  nf Mautnnzas by Sampson's fleet,  reception of victorious Heet in New  York harbor. Itcinsevelt's .--ltnugli  ���������.. ,    .      ,      , ., Riders, landing the" first  IT. S'.  troops  Iserhiu"*.  J?.  Kilpjitnek  and   J. Abra-^w, Cubii...C;ij;fo..^.ia. volunteers, leaving ,  h.-iiiisnn. *  ' ���������'* " .-San . Fi-ai'lcisL'cr.-.'-.sjp'anisli '."IsiiTl ' "lighc'  fought in .Madrid. Spain, great college  boat race on the river. Thames between  Cnmln-idse and Oxford teams.   March  1S0S.     Adults   SOc,   children   2oc.    No-  reserve seats.  THEIR OBVIOUS DUTY  Straight   Talk   from     Grand      Master  Galbraith  Mohtreal, March S.���������At the annual  meeting of the Provincial Grand  Orange Lodge of Quebec, Grand Master Qulbruith made' the following  reference to the Manitoba School  Question:  ."In political alfairs little has transpired during lhe year calling fnr  special notice, save that it is alleged  that tlie hierarchy, with the ctumiv-  unci! of the government,"are accomplishing by stealth and in an underhanded way the* object sought- to  be attained Iiy coercion two eir three  years ago. 1 refer to the subjugation  of tho school svstetn uf u sister province In tlie Dominion of Pome, and I  have nnly to say in this connection  that if these allegations are true, and  -we-ureriiow���������investigating���������the -fai isv  our duly is obvious when tlie electorate is next appealed to. ��������� Many of us  cast our political affiliations" to Ihe  winds nn a former'occasion, and if the  promises 11.en made are ignored, as  would appear, we are uniler nn political obligation thut I am aware nf to  support any party who have broken  faith with us." __.-  MORTON  FREWEH ON .SILVER  Drifting and Drifting Dangerously���������The  Sin of the Century  Morton Fre-.ven. the well known  London financier, speaking nf llie  out look for oil vei-, says in a tee out  note:  " Hnd it been possible to obtain  from Washington a proposal to reupen  your minis at 1 lo 22 nn cnudii inn that  the Indian mints were simullaiie-Oiislv  lluiig wide open lo llie free coinage of  rupee's, in either words, to i-estmc  silver limine!ulistn in India for "i00.-  OOD.OOO of people cm condition that vou  restiii-i'd. hi-mctulisin, we might under  tin ise conditions have advanced an ull-  iinpni La nt. step nn the road tei the  cnmplele; res titration of silver as a  iiinuey metal. Hut nu support ceiiild  be; nlifaineil feu-any such proposal, anel  at lhe pri'font moment silver i.s merely  dririiug. and drifting dangerously. It  is a clear case lhal it hu* been possible  fur the government of the United  States for snine months lo have le-  slnred silver al the rate of SI per  ounce, but there was no one lo push  it.    II. is the sin of lhe century that it  is so."    "Ti  The Rise in Copper  The copper market presents no new  features, holding firm at 18 cents. The  fact that lhis metal maintains this,  high figme practically demonstrate..,  the contentions of the bulls tn.-it the  advance has been based upon legitimate, but nevertheless abnormal conditions. That the demand has greatly  exceeded ihe supply und that while  the latter is making strenuous efforts  to catch up. yet the pace of the foi metis by no means slow, which promises a  gond market for sonic iiientlis tocoine.  In f-ict it is our opinion thut copper  will be selling for 20 cents before the  end of 1WJ.���������Western Mining World.  Alfred Mnscly. a prominent South  African mining man anel principal  shareholders in the B. C. Agency, nne-  of the biggest London companies  operating in j this province,-was in  town last night, and went south this -  morning.  An effort is being made to get up h  lacrosse club in town. There, are u  number of good players now residing  here and Revelstoke will lu*, able tn  put on a cracking team, if the club is'  formed, as the Hkrald hopes to see it  in the, near future.  AV. C. Husband reached Halcyon  last Saturday to takeover the management of the Jleib Snrings Hntel. Mrs.  and the Misses Husband ' will* arrive-  sunit-Hime this -wee*b-.tovassisl-iii���������tho���������  conduct nf the affairs- of the hotel.  Mr .Husband was at nue lime in  charge nf a large hotel at. Sault Ste  Marie. Ont.. and he hns had considerable experience in tlie business.  The nominations were not closed  when the Hkrald went to press. The  returning oflicer kept the nominations  open np to 2 p.m. when he intended to  make the iiuiioimceii.ent. A list of  candidates, proposers und seconders  will appear iu Saturday's issue.  AN OPENJ.ETTER  To the Ladies of Revelstoke:  In this our fn-st bow- to the citizens  nf Itevelstoke under the new management,, we wish lo announce that out-  new goods are ai riving daily for ull  lhe departments, unel good buyers will  do well to w.'ilih for our Spring  Opening, the date of which we will  announce later. We are not handling  everything, but nre confining onc  efforts to  these  line's,  namely:    nnv-  GO'lDft*.   D11E.-=S JIAKINti and MILLINEHY  und in this we claim to be thoroughly  up to elate. Onr stock will be all new  und from the best uiakets and tho  prices cun* goods are being marked we  feel we can save you money. The  greatly reduced prices lli.it. we are  tilfering nn our stork of Ladies' and  Children's Boots and Shoes, Drygoods,  etc., lias brought- us many buyers, and  ' we find trade increasing every day.  This cheap sale will last two weeks  longer us we must have mni-e loom to  show our new goods and the stock  must be reduced.  Don't forget the pluce.  CASH BAZAAR.  McKenzie Avenue, opposite Canada  Diug&Bcok Co.  BIRTHS  Mohan���������On Marcli Oth. the wife of P���������  Mejrun. of u son. ���s
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Sui-tyli. I honeil prices One ���once W a11.
Ko Job too large-none too emu} -for us. Mai
m-deni promptly mended to.   (ilvo us a trial
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WEDNESDAY,    MARCH      15,      IS'.!).
The deputy minister of the interior,
jemes A. Smart, is very sanguine m
r0��ai-d to the immigration this year
tn��the Canadian North West. A
probable estimate which he has givon
out runs as follows: Twenty thousand
British immigrants will come; a bo
jO.000 irom the United States: W
. , s iinn cr.alicians; s.uuu to iu,uu��j
S-SSSbor.^aS from 6.000 to 10.00U
from other European countries IB
ns up the total number to dO.OOO
souls and this he looked upon as a
?pSservatlve estimate. The immigra-
t on from the United ' States would
come principally from the Western
-sStes. Kansas. Iowa. Wisconsin,
were continually sending immigrants
to the country, and thc number was
increasing as ihe people hefume
���"-.Piter acoualnted with the excellent
farming facilities the Canadian�����*&&
West offered. It was not Uie^^}-
ernment's policy to iniluce,.;citizen^.ot
tbe United States- to^lgw��^ '���hen
homes and come hereSbiiij^gimply to
a��k those who wishfed^to leave to
select Canada iu preference ot any
ciher country.
When we go over to the Paris Exposition we shall all be able, if not
troke, to take iu Khartoum as a side
line. ' All that is required to get
there is to run down to -Marseilles,
takea boat to Alexandria, a short skip
to Cairo, change cars and boarel
Kitchener's new railway into tlie
Khalifas couutry. It will bo but the
matter oi a few days from Paris. Lorel
Kitchener has a due appreciation ot
the good lhat an extensive tuurist
traffic does to a country by leaving
behind it a substantial amount ot
solid coin, and he is going to tempt
tb��~ thousands of tourists who annually "visit Cairo and the pyramids to
continue their trips as far as Khartoum by erecting a mamrcoth hotel,
tn be run on the same lines as the
famous Shepheard's at Cairo. Iiy
and bv Gordon's city will make its appearance in Cook's excursion list, and
there will be cheap trips by Nile boats
_-and--o__:the._Xn __r.an_wa};_~"s jar_as tbe
junction of tiie Blue and White Nile.
That business is seriously meant is
evidenced in the fact that a contract
has already been'made with a London
house for the furnishing of the hotel,
and the agent of the contractor is already on his way up the Nile to arrange for carrying out the contract.
Very soon, therefore, will this now desolate- city become the great emporium
of  North   East  Africa.
It is significant that ihe Peninsular
and Oriental Company has carried
r-iore passengers for Egypt this season
than it has ever done before. The
dry climate of Egypt makes ii one ot
th<! best possible resorts for persons
suffering from pulmonary weakness.
It win also bo a pleasant excitement
afler dinner at the- Hotel de Klinli.n
t.) sit on the. verandah and watch
hordes of D**rvishcs dancing about the
desert brandishing spears and making
occasional rushes to capture tho city.
11 would be well for Kitchener to
-rush the Khalifa lirst, before
making a Hamsgate out of Khcr-
A large number of Galicians hnve
left Winnipeg and are on their way
Lo Edmonton to join the Galician settlement at Edna.
The Compatiia General of _l_i~il_,
ths largest cigar making concern in
the world. e~npl3y3 over 10,000 bands,
und turns out every year &0,QUU,uuu
cigars. -!0.00e),000^cisarettc-s, and nearly a.OuO tons of cut tobacco.
A plug of tobacco is as good a barometer as any one needs. As long as
the weather is to be fine tb.c tobai-to
v.-ill be dry. and if there is not too
much sugar and liquorice in it it. will
crumble like bark. But just beloi-"*
rain tho tobacco wjli gel damp und
flexible, and the moisture in the air
will make it almost clammy.
An , unknown femaie philanthropist
is engaged thinking out a project tor
establishing a colony in the North
West of indigent Canadians. She is
in Ottawa at present negotiating with
the government fcr a tract of l^.iej.
The idea is to select 300 families, the
parents of which are between 25 and
3~> years of age. and establish them in
the-, colony. Mr. Fitzgerald, manager
cf the Civic Labor Bureau, vouches
for the genuineness of the lady's in-
teti lions.
Wetaskiwin Freo Laitce.
Spring will soon be here according
to the calender, but it may tako a
month for ii lo show on nature s calender It was a Japanese abbot, u
Tokio Tolcher, living ,i"st a thousand
years ago, who wrote the following:
������Amid the branches    ot    the    silvery
Tho nightingale doth sing:  perchance
ho knows
That spring has come anil  takes  the
later snow'"
For the whito petals   of    the    plums
sweet 11 owers. '
*    t    *
Knowing bow clearly the readers ol
Tho      l.aiice      enjoy  poetry  wo  take
pleasure   in   appending   the   following
King Solomon and  Kin IS David
l.eel rather naughty lives.
They  enjoyed   themselves  exceedingly
With an awful lot or wives.
Iiut when old ago came creeping o'er,
They  experienced  serious  qualms:
So King Solomon wrote the Proverbs,
And King David wrote tlio Psalms.
* *   *
Badinage on Stephen Avenue.
"Sancli. would you say 'honest politics     is'     or     'are? Is' to     be
sure.      Honest politics      is      always
* *     *
The Roman Catholic church at Calgarv was packed at both morning and
evening services to greet the visiting
Lishops. Many Protestants attended, some showing the broad spirit ol
true Christian iiy by lending their aid
to complete the beauty ol" tne services, thus showing a graceful compliment towards' lhe distinguished
guests. It seems a pity     our new
Governor General was not imbued
with similar ideas of good taste and
courtesy. Lorel Minto was invited
last week to the requiem service held
in-Montreal in honor of thc late President Faure. He not only did not
attend, but neglected to respond to thc
Invitation. It seems very strange
tbat while the beads of other countries attended sueh services, thc representative of the Queen in Canada
did not. think il worth.while to do so,
and had not even the courtesy to have
the flag at llidciui Hall placet! at hall
mast. Minto, old chappy, you've got
to do better than lhal.
.       H<      r-
There is no truth in the report, that
a man in town who accidentally
swallowed a nickel was made by a
doctor to cough up $2.00. Thore l~
no man hereabouts with a strong
.enough stomach to sow nickels into
#3.1 nd grow two dollar bills. The
'aJiist tiling they can elo in this lino i~
to swallow booze and raise disturbances.
* .     .
Jlow is it Lhat people allow themselves to be honswagglcd by the captious laws of a railway company?
There is always some person getting
into troublo for disposing of a ticket
or portion of a ticket, which ho does
licit wish to use. Surely when a
man bus bought a ticket ��� he has a
right, as with any other form ot
property to sell it. That this has ever
been questioned is only a proof ,t ol
how strong is the domination- of 'the
lailroad power of the country. There
is no more reason why a man shoulel
not sell u railroad ticket than a plug
of tobacco, if he has bought and pan:
tor il. And the man would sell tin
tobacco if he wanted to, even if it was
done up in a papor which* stated thai
it was sold on the express condition
that the purchaser alone should chew
��*-<���=    +
Wo cannot help feeling sorry for the
Barnards, of Bittern Lake, whoso sei*
vants they brought out from Englanel
a short time ago have gone and got
married. The last one disappears ir;
tho matrimonial fold this week. Train
up a servant in the way she shoulel go,
and the first thing you know she is
4       1       -A
We are now entering the. kind ot
-weathcr--w hen-colds���will���prevail���anft
we shall all be coughing and sneezing
away to beat the band. It is a remarkable fact that people catch cold
only'* when they are warm. ^There
aro places where it is impossible to
catch a cold, simply because there are
no colds to catch. These places, singularly enough, are in the Arctic
regions. The explorer Nansen and
liis men. during the three years speni
in the Arctic, never caught eioiei.
though they were constantly exposed
to fatigue and wet. and slept in wet
clothes, and weiiL about all elay with
wot. feet. -The moment tliey returned
to civilization  they all caught col.l.
A       *       *
"Lost your job, eh'.'" said one it,
the othor. "Well. I've often warned
you not tr> lie so careless. I low did
you   lose   it?"
"I clont know." replied the other
"I was drunk at the tint."
* *    * x.
Tht* Oxford and Cambridge* hoat
race con-.e-t oil in a few eiays. In nidations show that Cambridge will win
this year, and high timo. Tliey
have'nt won th�� i-v��nt ia years. Wi.-
-V and to lose a month's salary on tlio
Light lllues and pray to Hon von tliat
they  will  ^<:t  thoro. If  tliey  losi*.
there will  lc litll.- e.r no c-h.wfng feir
us during the Inner part of March.
Tn these days of people striving and
straining to keep up-appearances lie-
jond tlieir means, it is refreshing to
turn bad; to some of the wisdom ot
the past. Uobby Burns said:
"I'oveity and obscurity are only evils
to him who can sit gravely down anel
make- a iopining comparison between
lus own situation and thai of others."
* A     *
Today v.i r-k will be the 17th, St.
Patrick's Day. In Wetaskiwin last
year, at .lorry Boyco's well known
hostelry, it was a mie that anybody
who entered tii . hotel with a green
ribbon hael to cot thorn up, while
thoso who e;a:no in without ont had to
se.l Hum up also. This pleasant ar-
raiigciiii-nt si.cmti] to .suit everybody.
In Calgary this year a-special invita-
t:')n ball is i.*j bo given by tho irisli-
mon of tin* Lown, and il promises !e>
bo a very swell affair. Not a stone
wiil be left unturned to make it tne
event of tho year. People ' do not
iiced to bother their heads about the
Lent feature, as St. Patrick's Day is
lococni'/.od hy tlio church as a Feast:
Day, nol a Fast Day, and it is permissible to celebrate the deceased
gentleman's anniversary with all
* ��   *
Tho first news that General Kitchener received when he reached
Khartoum was thai the subscriptions
for t hcGordon Memorial College had
icached tho gross total of _j"5")0,0i"0. He
asicoel for only $500,000. lt would he
ilillicull to say whore, lie got tho 5 and
Iho !), but we know that Calgary,and
South Edmonton collaborated o'n'-llie
* *   *
We have long been of the belief
that public opinion is a greater regu-
lclor ol" morals than tho churches.
We also believe that social and public
minion whicli is shaping itself In
hostility to dissipation anel lutein-'
I eronee, is a much more important i'
fi dor   in   the   attainment   of   desired
icsulls than any course of talk from
the pulpit. Tlio vast majority of men
and women aro controlled in their
actions much more by what thoy believe to be the opinions of others'than
they are by what they believe to be
the best for their own physical well-
being. One may regret that human
naturo is thus 'constituted, but it is
iOle to find fault with humanity as
p whole, or Lo expect a great deal
by attempting its improvement
through methods other than those
which  it will  accept and act upon.
* *   *
"How do you like tlie new hat?"
\v<j said to her the other evening,
cc eking our bead to one side.
"Suits  your   head  admirably."
"Think so?"
"Yes;  it's a soft hat."
This sort of thing is very painful,
and undoubtedly the cause of many
r. young man going off on a bender
I j drown  his rage.
* *   *
There's a prince astray somewhere
;i. the world. London and German
papers contain advertisements offering
o reward for information concerning
Lhe whereabouts of Prince Freuden-
berg. Two months ago ho attended
the Duke of Portland's party at Wel-
IilcU Abbey, and has not' been seen
sii:ce. If found, please leave him at
ilie Lance office.
* *      i
The latest scheme to make people think you are well off, when you
have'nt a red cent lo your name, is
to advertise in the local papers for
a pocket book with a roll of notes
and a large nuinber of checks and
securities. Bo sure and add something like this, "Finder can keep the
money if he will return the papers."
Somo difficulty may bo experienced
in digging up the price uc mo advertisement, but if you cannot raise it,
sliind off thc newspaper men. Thoy
are very easy.
* *   *
A man in New York, who has evidently studied well the science of
probabilities, has invented a most fas-
einiiiiiig game pf chance, whereby he
it largely profiting. Ilo offers a cor-
tilled chock ot" $100,000 to the man who
will throw five sixes with dice "onc
flop" out of the box, the man paying
50c for the privilege of throwing.
* *   *
may  not be handled
are   placed   inside  a
You  pull  a  lever,
into   the  air,     jump
Upper .Arrow Lake,
IxconrortATKii by Act of Pahuamknt, IS35,
HEST FUND .....      3l.E00.000 ^S
DIRKCTOUS:   Wu.Moi.CttN MACrtiUHBO-, President;  S.  n. TCwiKn, Vice I'rof-rtcul; 3j
. W. M. Ramsay,Samubi. I'i\"i.i:y, IIpmit Akc;ih__ali\ J. p. ~__i.i__uui.i_in, -���*
II. Mahki.A-I) Molsuk. _��
F. WoKi'HiiruN Thomas, General Mniuixei".
Well Known for Their
Health Giving Properties.
JBoth Hotels Opeq for the Winter
The Arrow Lakes Steamers Kootenay and Minto Call Daily.
A Conveyance is run in connection with the Steamers
and the Springs.
Good Accommodation both
jfe:     A general banking business transuded.     Interest allowed Hit current '-^g
g rati;8' ,T. D. MOLSON, =5?
Sjj MANACIKH,   ItKVKI.STIIKU,   11. C.       Z3
RATES.   $i.oo   PER   DAY
Good accomn-ochiios". A. good b.'.r
well s"ipi"li":<] with c'n;ico \vinc3
liquors and ciy-rs.
Frco Ens Meets All Trains
at   the   Springs   and at
the Landing.
Telegraphic Communication.
$1.25 per day.
Baths Free.
.    BROWN
Brown   & Pool,
Do  You   CClant  a   Jiome   in    This   Gromincj    mining   and
I*""ailo-Ja*y   Centre   ?
Thc C. & K. steam Navigation Company havo sjmo of tha   most do
lightful propprty in Hevelstokc.    It ia charnainglj   situated,   handy  to
to any portion of tho town.    Come and acquire about it at once.    Easy
terms if necessary. -   -
HMIG & C^niG, Sole Hgents
That tho die.;
or juggled they
thick bell gla.= s.
the   (Hue   spi in
Oity Directory
for 1899
-ibor.l for a few seconds and then turn
over, and lo! you have missed a. fortune. The game . which is perfectly
square, has been in operation a year
and no one has won the check. In
that lime 300.000 throws have been
made. Thero can be no question about '
the fascination attending tho attempt i
to    <*l<akp   five  s'ves  for   " 100 000 i Willi ma|i;.i-tc:   dry council, ami all complete;
m    ~i.<iKe  me s.xes  ior .,uju.ujj. , h.CTC,,t���kl.-,    r^ou,-,.^   inlialilt.-uu.. luisiticw
... . s    j'lim."-*:  in fact. Hie liamlie.n book ever issued
In T.\-Tel Moke.    Hriec: Joccnt.i.
A-h-ertmn;*: rates on application
Now in Course of Preparation
Ir will taki- three mouth! to compile.     Help i
.ilon;.-.   ItTvilllic
Bigger, Better, and Right Up-to-Date
The mathematical probability of
five sixes beinp thrown at once, is as
I to 7.7G6; but in this case over 300,000
throws have been made without a
Rn Excellent
Delivered be*fore the Orange
LodRe, No. 1058, at Revelsloke,
B. C, in the Methodist, church
on Sunday morninp. Nov. Gch,
1S08, by Rev. S. J. Thompson,
in a neally printed lS-pa^o
There .Tre more hard facts
and valuable information in
this little booklet than you
can imagine until you have
read it. It's worth a, dollar if
it's worth a cent.
Mailed to any address for 2uc
P. PETTIPIECE, Revelstoke, B.C
00 .00 .00
'SL-'SZ ''SH''**' ���&.   ���0&-0H*.0*'.0*.00>. 0^.09> .0B .00 .00 .00 .00 .0*0
^>-5*"^*^&&r&^rS-*-<S->-��__-"g&*-s__to_ 4ft>~-<��_- fFr.   _->-_. -wu. ra.  n^ SK���
"It was an Am-.-ricnn who fi rat discovered that for a few thousand
~n'~i-~ lh" ncedlp had br-en t.hr��'itloeI at the* wrong end and so invented
the Hewing machine."
Another discovery lias been made in connection with
the needle, and that is that it can convey to persons
in any part of the world or at any future time tlie exact sound of the voicesofmen, the sound of instruments or the cries of animals. This is accomplished 9\
by means of the Gramophone or "Talking Machine"
the most perfect form of phonograph yet invented.
V/e Sell Gramophones and Records.
The celebrated AXOJELUS OP.CHESTJIAL now   playing  the
daily in onr show rooms. Pianos   by   Gerhard   Hcintzman,
.Morris, Urinsmcad and others.
O^GfiHS pRojvr $25.00,
and all musical instruments and .supplies.
The Alberta /ftusic Go., CalgarO.     *
-TEMPEST & SMITH ���_ " ?J
.Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in.
Fish   and   Gamo   in    Season.       Markets   at   '.Revelstoke,
Kevelstoko Station, Nakusp, Trout .Lake City, and Ferguson.
Largo light bed  rooms.
Ta lilo i'urr.ihlieil with
the choices:!' the iiinikot
nlTiirda. " Best Wines
Liqncii's unci , _Oij;ai'i3
Raters  $1.00 a  day.      Mom lily  race.
J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.
Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau ftKd Trout Lai.:a District
Saddle*,    and     I'.ick    Horses
'. always for hire.
PYi'ighlinp   an
IV.-iniinpr  ,n
^-.Daily_Htni_!;ej_ leaves Thomson's Landing every'morning at 7 o'clock
for Trout Lake City. ~T*or pnrlicubrs write- %  ���        '���'  '        ~ "���-
CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing.
MKTHODIST CHUnOU ��� Revelstoko.
Proaohiug services at 11 a.m. anil 7:30
p.m. Clues mooting ul thei close ot the
morning service ---alilmth School and lllble
Olaea at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayor iocctinn
every Wcelnciiiiay evo-in��� at 7:31) p.m. Tlio
public nro cordially invited.   Su _ta frco.
ltlOV. S. .T. THOMPSON, Pastor.
*~- ltcvclntoko Iloumot service: Evening
prayer daily at fl o'clock. Fii'loys at <:H0,
Sundaya and Kuativulu: Holy Communion at,
a.m., morning pruyor al 11. Sunduy Scliool
and Bible ClnsH at 2:30, cvoi.inK praycr'ut 7:30.
First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion
at morning services.	
pUKSn\TKUIAN (JIIUKCH���Ucyelstoko".
A Korvico every Sunday at 11 a.m. unci 7:30
p.m. Hll)'c CIiBB nt 2:30 p.m., lo which
all urn wcleoino. Prayer laeellng at 8 p.m.
every Wednesday.
BEV. T. MKNZIES, pi-.stor.
"""��� Htnko. Mnas llret ar.il third Sundays In
month al 10:30 n. m.
SALVATION AUMY-MootlnKS every night
-"   in their ha 1 on Front. Street
Karn, fjj\
W0*- 0*' 00- 00' 00- 00- 00-0t0-0S>'00- ^>- f0    00-00^^^^-^-0&- J&-00-05 ^001^*
T^e Vernon Soda
Water WopRs . .
-TnE-f.iclut-r of Soda Water. 3IiiKcr
Aio, Sarsnprillaaiid all Holt Drinks.
A full siipplr kept in ctock.at McCarty's (3o!d Storage, -where orders
 n n !>(>!(�����. n20-BW-ir
Blacksmithiner' Jobbing
Plmnbins.   Pipe Fitting
Sb.eot Iron Work
22aohiii.e-ry Repaired
Mining V/ork a SpeciaSty-^asi
Revelstoke  Station.
Loyal Orange  Lodge, No. 1658.
Kpf.-iil.il- nn'cliiij.-s are lii'lel lu tho
,- Oilillull-jwij llall nu tlicthii'il 1'Viil.iy
_ '"/ nf I'ai'li inoiith al 7.:iii |i. in. Vlaltlng
itis .lin-Hu-i-ii i.onlinllv Ittviiuil.
aa- \V. ii. Iilriicv. 'W.U.; It. P. Petti-
nici-i', l.'i'e. Sit.; Dr. T. JclTs, Fin. Hoc ; Thos.
Steeil, Tt'eiihiirci".
Court   T.lt.   Befjbie,
I.O.F., No. 3.461.
Ment a . in lho Oddfellows' Hull on tho
2nd und l'.Ii Fridtiys of
each month. Vis.ting
lirclhron Invited, to
B. It. Ciiiuphell,    K. D. .T. C. Johnson
Chief ltmiger.     ,       Itcc.-Scc.
Fjeyels*ol\G  Hospital
Maternity llooni in connection,
yacciue   kept    on   hand.
Drs.  McKechnie   and 'Jeffs, Attendants
,    'JVrito for our intcrestinp: hooks " Inventor s Help   and "How you aro swindled."
Send us a rough sketch or modd of vour ,
invention or Improvement- nnd wo will tell ,
5*0\fF?0 our opinion U3 to whether it is ,
probably patentable.  Wo make .1 specialty
?��. applications rejected  in otlicr hands. .
Inchest references -uruished.
Civil ����� jtccliaiilc.-il FnalnecrB, Graduates of tlio 1
l'olytcchnle Kcliool of i:ni;in��crliip. llaclu-lcn In ,
.\pp:l,-1 StlfncfB, I_ival uolv.-r>ity Members ,
rafnt L-iw A.Eocl.-ttion. Amorican Wat. r Wor!.a ,
Association. Krw ��nsland Water Work? As��oc
; 1*. Q. Puivpycn Afzocintlou, ^ssoq. Hcsibcr Con. '
Society *r Civil EBglnecra. ���
_r_i0___*__i i  HAD  <SHE  Nothing  Miss Tabilha Grey had not reached  thc ago ot forty-five years without acquiring an extensive and unfavorable  knowlilge ol her own sex. Men were  wicked: Jliss Grey admitted anil cle-  llerccl the fact, but il was so uiuch  in the order of nature that she had  almost ceased to cavil nl it. 13ut that  women should be wicked! Here M! _s  Grey's toleration gave oul. And so  many women, especially young women, and more especially pretty young  is omen, were wicked. It was atrocious.  Kntertaiiiiiig this general opinion.  Miss Grey, as a matter of course, held  Maggie Lester in the uniost detestation. The Waterfall hotel was, in  fact, scarcely largo enough to contain  in any comfort, Miss Gray on the on"  hand and on the other Mnegic Lester,  her brother Charles, and their friend  and travelling companion. Captain  Pctrie. It is true that the feeling ot  discomfort was confined entirely to  Jliss Grey. The young people wero  very civil to her when any o������ them  ' happened to be next her at table-  d'hotc, and at. other times thought  i (.thing about lier; but Miss Grey endured agonies cnought for an hotol  full of peoplo. She shuddered at  Maggie's sporting striped waistcoat  ar.d white sailor's knot with its golei-  eu pin, at her brown boots, at her  love of long anel liard rides, at her  not unfrcQiient slang; above all at  the terms of hearty and.familiar cam-  - aradcrie on which she thought fit to  * conduct her acquaintance with Cajit-  Potrie. The decorum of litei-ati-.ro  forbids that Miss Grey's inmost suspicions should be put in writing: it  must sufilco to say that they wore  ^very dark indeed���������so dark that all  the other ladies, to whom Miss Grey  repeated them, could not but come to  the conclusion that there must be  something in them.  One niorning.after breakfast. Miss  Grey"took lier knitting and her Church  Times and sat down on the verandah.  A moment, later, to her disgust, Charlie Lester and Captain Petrie camo  cut of the breakfast room, lit their  pipes, and after a polite gootl morning, took their seats a few yards from  her. Jliss.Grey sniffed the tobacco  tainted air', and was about to rise  r.nd ostentatiously remove herself  from the infected zone, when, she  heard a scrap of conversation between  the two young men-which entirely altered her determination. She sat  still nnd listened with all her might.  "T wonder when Maggie will be  down." saiel Lester. "I want to tell  her."  "Oh. you're, too late," saiel ' Pctrie,  "I've  told  her.'.'  "What, have you seen her?"  "Yes; I knew she'd like to know,  so I wont outside her door five minutes ago and shouted what wo heard  anei sho came out directly."  "Hail she anything on?" inquired  Lester in an interested tone.-  "No," responded Captain Pctrie;.  "but   that  made  no  difference."  "It would to me,*' said Lester with  a  smile. -'* ..- ���������.:  -"And to me." said the captain;  ,. "but it didn't to her. 1 reminded her  of it. but she saiel it made no odds���������  ������he wanted lo hear all t knew tii���������  icctly. So we stood la the passagt,  and���������"  Miss Grey had been gradually becoming more and more horrified. She  had -been prepared for ag ood deal,  but this ,was too much... And the  creature's own brother listening to  it! Hor knitting fell from her giasp.  and the need Ies jangled on the tiled  floor. The captain hastened to pick  them up. interrupting his narrative  for that purpose; but Miss Grey froze  hiin with an awful look and strode  into the house.  Miss Grey was a woman who never  ���������nl loweel-herself-to-be-turned-1 rom-tho-  path of duty, however painful that  path might be to others. She soon  mado up her mind as to what sho  must do, and, having come to a conclusion, she laid the whole matter  before an Informal committee of  three . irreproachable anel austere  matrons, ~ whom she selected from  among her fellow guests. Thc immediate result of their conference  was, that when Maggie Lester, looking fresh and blooming after ' her  morning gallop, came in to luncheon  md -took5"-her"-* place at the table, no  be tolerated. Good gracious! It  would eiuk".-".*;cr my license.  'And yo.-..* soul,' said Miss Grey,  solemnly.  "I beg your pardon, miss?" said the  proprietor.  "Oil yos, lo be sure���������of course, my  soul miss. As It was I had a bother  about it lust year���������my license, I  mean, miss. I'll go to Mr. Lester at  once." ,  Tho proprietor was a nervous, bashful man, and when he fouud himself  standing   before     the     Lcstors     and.  SENSATIONAL   HANGING  THE RUSSIAN BEAR  CORDELIA VIAN AND   SAM PAR.  SLOW PAY THE PENALTY  Display Great Nerve on the Scaffold-  Scrambled Eggs and Prunes Their  Last Meal.  Stc.   Scholaslquo,,   March   10.���������Cor-  Idelia   Viau  ami   Sam    Parslo-.v    were  Uues Her Claws To Tear Up China's  Loan Contract Wi'.h Britain���������The  British Lion Shows  His Teeth.  Shanghai, March S.���������It Is believed  thai Russia has reiterated her protest  against thc British loan in order lo  i.-alce the contract a ground for complaint against the Chinese and thus  seek compensation, territorial or  otherwise.       Sir   Claude   Macdonald,  Captain   Pelrio   as   ihey   drank   their  ),alloecl' This' morning.  'The'drop "fell   the   flt itish   minister,   has    informed  '    |at 8:10.   The prisoners spent a fairly   ihe  officials  of   lho   Chinese    foreign  thc effort. After all, it these people  were not ashamed Tor themselves, why  should he blush for them? Looking  sternly at Charles, he began lo formulate his accusation. Ho had not got  tar before Maggie gave a little shrlclt  et amazement; and the Captain, jumping up, seized him by tlie collar, aiul  exclaimed:  "What do you mean, you little rascal? What's this scandalous nonsense you've got hold of?" anil  Charlie shook liis host severely.  "I am not lo.be bullied, sir," said  thc proprietor stoutly. "1 have excellent authority for what 1 say, aud  "Whose authority?"  Tho proprietor vouched Miss Grey  and the fifth lady.  We must look into this," said the  Captain.  .Maggie, who was blushing severely  ng    w.   .- ..^..  eggs  and   prunes,  hail  a short  inter-   should  any  attempt  be  made  by  tin-  view  wilh   friends  and   then   submit-  c'hcr POW01' l0 forcc her l0 >'������l'udlate  ted   to   the  clumsy   attentions  of  the.hei' contract,  attendant.    Hotli   displayed   consider  ITALY   WANTS  A   liUAKHBl.  able nerve on  the  scaffold.    Parslow,  with grim humor, made way for Cordelia, saying, "Laides first," to which  pleasantry ,^thc    unfortunate  woman      Pekin, March 9.���������The Italian minis  responded with a wintry smile.    A tew tor here regards      as an  insult     llie  seconds later and the murderous pair manner in " which      Tsung-Li-Yiimen  were launched into eternity.     A largo received Italy's demand for a coaling  crowd surrounded the prison wails.        station in San Mun bay and a rupture   ^  Jin  diplomatic  relations  hutween  Italy  .and  China      is  regarded      as  highly  ADALI   REWARCED  probable  j The Pekin correspondent of the  _ ,, _. ., ������������������. t , ��������� ���������7;r��������� , .'London Times says that the Chinese  Sultan   Gives  the   BiB Turk a W'fe f, r aro discussing     Ul0     a(h.jSabj,;lv ot  Eveiy Victory. making  San  Mun  an  open      port  to  llali   Adali,   thc   Turkish   wrestler,  who is carrying all before him in the  United  States, "proving himself to  be  but was not without a secret tendency I the  greatest  wrestler  the   world   has  lo convulsive  laughter, was prevailed ' ever  seen,   is  not    touring    for * liis  upon to accompany them, and tlie  four proceeded to tho drawing room,  whero tho Inquisition sat enthroned  on tho sofa, Jliss Grey presiding.  Miss Grey rose with a. gesture o������  horror.  "Not gono yet?"  she exclalmcil.  "No. ma'am," saiel tlio Captain; "we  want to hear your story first."  lave  you   no   shame?"   demanded  Miss Grey of Maggie.  "Never in Ind that, ma'am" said the  Captain;   "let's  have  the story  first."  Aiiss Grey cast an appealing glance  al the ceiiiug, and began: "With my  own oars 1 heart! it. Mrs. Brltson,  Mrs. Unison was the fifth lady,_will  health  Tho   big  disciple   of  Mahommed   .s  spurred on to do his prettiest by the  evade  Italy's  demand  for concession.  HAWAIIAN PRINCESS DYING  Honolulu, via San Francisco, Alarch  S-The Princess Kaiula-.ii is believed to  be dying of rheumatism of tne heart  of  in  confirm what I say. With my'own' Y'ankeelauVf. Ho was told that if he  ears I heard Captain Petrie relate to returned with a clean record he could  Mr. Lester���������to this person's brother���������' have a dozen -fair Turkish maids, se-  that he had had an interview with ' Icctod by the sultan himself, and live  this person when this person was en- in the outer court of the palace in  tirely���������" Miss Grey paused for a mo-' a little house. For every defeat sus-  tr.etit, gathered her courage, anel added .tallied, lhe number of his wives was  iii an  awestruck -whisper, "disrobed." , to be cut clown.    So far the Turk has  A shudder ran through tho audience.: a cinch on at least eight maidens.  Tho  culprits'  faces expressed  real  or |    Ho   is* anxious  that   his   tour -may  simulated  astonishment. I em!  soon.    He  is" a devoted  Moham-  rosy prospect held out to him by She is tho daughter of ox-Queon Lili-  Abelul Hamiel, sultan of Turkey, of okalani and was heiress to the throne  one day being at tho head of a mod- prior to the Queen's deposition. Ed-  cst harem of a dozen wives or more, ucated in England, she was a favorite  The wrestler, who weighs 23li pounds, hi society circles in Washington whero  lias hands like sugar cured hams, her Intimacy with Mrs. Cleveland was  mid measures -IS inches around the Ubed to influence the administration  chesl, was anxious to settle down and in restoring the Hawaiian monarchy,  marry. Prompted by stings trom the T,iis failing, th'e young Princess look  winged darts of cupiel. llali fell all u,-*_ her abode in the islands as a  over himself when his royal master m'ivate personage.  "'���������o'hisrc!  that he journey across the  Revelstoke will Quintuple iis  Present   Population  Ticvolslokp. liar, been selected hy the  C. P. li. as Lhc terminal point i'or 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 floor.  ���������arv  JJiJplJffeJ^  !&_!_.������ i,  seas  and  meet and  vanquish  all  the   strong:   men   he -could     find  CAN  RIDE  ON  SUNDAYS-  Ottawa, March 9.���������The bill granting street cars to the city of Ottawa  passed the committee in the Ontario  house.  KING  MILAN  STILL A  THORN  Belgrade,    Marcli    0.���������The relations  between   Russian   and   Servia  are   of  FOR BONNY WILFRID LAURIER  said   that  Jliss  Lester���������thai  person-  had nothing on. anel that v/hen he reminded her of it she stated  that thc  fiircumstar.ee was immaterial.     Subsequently,  at luncheon,  the young wo-       Toronto,   Marcli   10.���������Aid     Speuco  man herselt admitted  the fact in the  secretary   of   tho   Dominion   Alliance  hearing of Mrs. Brilson.-     lt that is _ ]las received from  Laurier an answer  t.or  enousn���������  - I 0[ uie government to a request of the  It apparently was enough, for Char-1 Alliance   that  a   prohibition   measure  __?..:��������� *.?._  ."'?5,.,I"1S-!. '"to.au arm   i,o introduced into parliament follow  father, Ex-King Milan, and to pav the  1'iter's debts clue Russia.      The king  openly snubbed Shaelowski by not in-  piling him to the court dinner.    Rus-  .   ".'a  is  prepared  to exact satisfaction.  FATAL HIGH  DIVE  Duel stiff a  "fa that   thc  way you trea  justify the introduction of a prohibit-  *ui abominable���������" begun Jliss Grey  austerely.  "Oh! stop; for heaven's sake stop!"  exclaimed the Captain, "you'll be the  death of me, you really will!"  Silence followed for a moment, and"  the Captain, conquering his mirth,  went on: "1 don't know it any or  you ladies go la for horse raeing.  Probably not; I'm suro Miss Groy  doesn't. Well, this morning I heard  that a horse of mine which is running  in a race today had done an exceptionally and quite unexpectedly good  ti Ial���������I mean, had proved a far faster  "runner-tha l���������wc hud-supposed;���������"-liv  f_f.t, tliere was little doubt'that he  could win tlie race. Sometimes,  ladies, 1 am wicked enough to bet.  Occasionally Charlie Lester is equally  wickeii. Now and. thon Miss Lester  yields to 'that vice. "Woll, as you  know, wo aro far from a telegraph  here: and wo were very much annoyed.  Charlie and  1,  that we eoulel  sucn a   ory law.  GOING   TO  JOIN US  very  slight  hopes  are  entertained   of  h.is recovery.  STEVES GETS TWENTY YEARS  Washington,   Jlarch   10.���������Dr.   Tal-  magii   resigned   the   pastorate   of   the      Brantford,   March  9.���������The   jury    in  First Presbyterian  church to go into, the case of Wm. Stoves, charged" with  lis List...  S7C0 will buy two fine business lots 7 -xml S, block 10, on  first street. 50  i'eet by 100 feet.    Opposite J. D. Sibbald's residence. Easy terms.  $250 cash will buy two nie;e lots, 50 by 100, nearly opposite Sampson's  bouse.   Lots 3 and -1, Block 11.  $'350 will buy a lot 25x100, next tlio Front Sfc Post Ollice. .  $1000 will buy a block, 75x100 on Campbell Avenue. ���������  $1000 will buy a lot 25x100 iu tlie centre of the business part of Mac  euzio Avenue.  $700 will buy two lots, 6 and 7,.block 0, 50x100 opposite C. B. Hume &  Co.'s ware house on Campbell Avenue.  $075 will buy. i hon'a anel lot!), block 40, on Third Street. ^Five* rooms  bath room aud pantry.     $750 down and balance   to   pay   on lot  in 10 years at S percent.   Tho lot i.s 50x100.  $:},"500 will buv a block  l'muting on First   St. opposite the Imperial  Bank.   Size 100xIE0x75.    Corner Connaughb   Avenue   and   Fii-pt  St.   The C. P. IL siding runs along one side.    A splendid .busi-  '!  ��������� ness location. -     ~  $2000 will buy a business block 50x100 fronting on First St., between  the two banks.   A fine site for a busiuess houpfl.  religious journalism.  j murder, brought in a verdict of man-  JAPAN SUPPORTS CHINA  ;slaughter at 10 o'clock last niglit, anel  jt.he prisoner was sentenced to 20 years  imprisonment.     Steves is a tramp. In   :  *-   nn altercation with another tramp at  London, March 10.���������Thc Shanghai Paris he was struck in the' face,  correspondent of tho Daily Mail says Drawing a revolver he shot his com-  tbat Japan is supporting China in ****"*iioa dead.  her-resistance-to-Italiau-dcmands-tor-  Lhc concession- of San Mun bav.  BELGIUM'S, QUEEN VERY LOW  ENJOYED THE VOLTS  -.T;,-��������� oi      .        ,'".m*- ?*** ,l;ulR- working at his switchboard today, re-  -,LTi in, !        ,   g   n������ T' fl'Gf   '"I cch'������l and survived an electric shock  'nSVJ������-   n       w    Ul������ h0"c- ������ "J ol about 2,000 volts.     The. man's body  ._ "ff���������?la...yLs:x.yV���������, .Ilss, L*s:.cl' wan burned black from head to foot,  Brussels.  March 0.���������Mldnijrht extra  editions of the evening papers assert  New Y'ork, Jlarch 10.���������Joseph Ham- that the condition  of      Queen  Mario  pel, an employee o������     the     Lexington  Htnriette has  grown  worse.  Avenue cable      power     house, while j ^____:   loavd todav. ve- I "*  TO OIL THE TROUBLED  WATERS  ���������regretted also, when i  told  news,   that she  had   nothln.  her the ovel. stUch ot eIothing was torn from,I l,-.������n<l������". March 9.���������Thc Marquis .of  fewer than four elderly ladies,' put jJ|""; ���������~1i'������������������ 1". "."J*A??Z1 "J? jliim and he fell senseless through a Salisbury -will visit France to settle  down   their   knives   and   forks,   rose  j��������� .***,..  "������ >0U besm t0 understand,  hoIo      instantaneously burned  in  the  the existing Anglo-French dilliculties.  ',.,'',. (floor by tlie terrific electric      power,  lhe  lathes glanced  at ono another  Rumpel is expected to live. The doc-  from tlieir chairs, and solemnly stalked out of thc room.  "Hullo! what's up?" said Charlie  Lester.  But nobody knew what was up: and  to all appearance, JIagie leas of all,  for  she   cheerfully   began   her   lunch  in some confusion. Jliss Groy looked  angry  and suspicious.  "And   tlm  boots?"   she  said.  "To put your boots on ahorse." exclaimed  the Captain      politely,  "is a  '  T  "merely  remarking to the  captain,  as .slang expression for betting your cn-  liiougli  in  continuance cf a previous .tiro available fortune on  his success.  conversation  - "It'would'nt have been so bad if I'd  had anything���������even the least little  bit���������on, would it?"  "Ah, -you ought to have put your  boots on," said the captain with u  s.nile.  A fifth lady, sittiug by, overheard  these remarks, and when, after lunch  Miss Grey informed her of the startling occurrence of the morning, her jous foe.  testimony completed tho damning  chain of evidence. They mado a joke  about" it! What could the suggestion  cf boots���������only boots���������be except a  vulgar, shameless jest? The ladies  went in a body to tho proprietor, anel  intimated that either they or the Lester party must leave the hotel. 'J'ho  proprietor demanded erasons; cogent, irrefragable reasons were supplied by Jliss Grey ar.d the fifth laely  --reasons clothed, or course, in decorous language, but unmistakably revealing the infamous conduct ot Maggie Lester.  "I assure you, ladlcs,"exclaiincd tbc|  proprietor,     beads    of     pcrppiration j  standing on his brow,  "it'ii  the  first  time such a tiling has ever occurred  in  my house."  "Il must bu the last," said Jib's  Grey, solemnly.  "I will act ut onco." declared the  proprietor. "This is a rcspex-table  jioiue,  aud  such proceedings cannot  -.nothcr expression ic to put yonr  shirt���������"  "Sir!" saiel Miss Grey.  Bul Miss Grey's sway was ended.  Maggie burst into a fresh lit of  laughter, and. after - a, moment's  pause, tho whole company followed  suit. Miss Grey tpurned and left thc  room. ��������� The next day she left the  hotel; she could not face her victori-  Captain Petrie insisted on  tors who attended him say there is no  case on record of a man withstanding  a similar shock. The accident was  caused by llampel trying to tighten a  TIIE   JIAINE   LAW  Portland,   Mc,   Marcli   !).���������In     the  city election only 107 voles were cast  loose  screw  on thc  switchboard  and _ for  the  prohibition   candidate.  in  some way creating a circuit. The '  IMPERIAL B/\NK  ' OF Q^HADA  Head Oflice, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,080,009  Reserve     ...    -   1,200,000  Diroctors:  H. S. Howland, President  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pres., (St-Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robeit Jaffray,  Hugh ltyan,   T.  Sutherland 8tayuar  Eliiu, Ropers.  D, It. Wilkie. General Manager,  Branches  North Wes', and British Columbia  Krandon      Portage la        |V*i~.couvei  Oiilg.uy Prairie Winnipeg  Edmonton   Prince Albert IRevelntoke  South Edmonton. N ljon, B.  ONTARIO,  Ebt,ejc JN'iagara Falls    St. Ihomaa  Fergus        Port Colborne   Toronto  Gall |Rat Portage      Welland  Inar. rcnll    Sault St. Marie Woodntock  L'slotie'l  (St, Catharines   Hamilton  Montreal, Quebec.  Savings Bauk Department���������Deposit*  ol .-SI and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafth and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe),  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold  Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will bo accounted for at any of  the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts in tha  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R- B  HEARN.  Manasop Revelstoke Branuh  f^u WALL >S  Crili*. InirRiins.   Mica?,   Em-  IjL'&ed fill*;?, und  borderi of  ��������� all description-.  Tlw cheapcM uud best stock of  WALL PAPKKS i" tlie city.  Literal  discount?   jrivcu   on  all cash orders.  I   dt\il   only   in     W A L U  1* A 1* IC Ii S   and solicit an  inspection of iny stock.  W.G. Birney  ���������MCK.E.NZIE J1VB.  =Ov-  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  and Soo Line.  enormous power of the shock may be  Judged from the fact that until the  circuits were readjusted all the cars  of the road were brought to a  standstill.  READY, AYE READY!  OGILVIE WILL INVESTIGATE  Grog*ai2 <& Co. are handling- some of the finest  mining propositions in the  3ig-0 Bend, Lardean and  Fish Creek camps of North  & Kootenay.    Full  particu-  jg>   lars obtained and furnish-.  ^ ed about mining* claims in  Jp$ the District.  A big block oE Carnes Creek Consolidated ab ten cents.  Theso shares will be up to pai' yet.  suranc<?  FIIIE���������Wo arc ngents for   the Scottish   Union,   Queen,   Caledonian,  Ai.lns and Guardian.  ACCIFlliNT��������� London Accident and  Guarantee.  PLATE GLASS���������Lloyd's.  WORLD'S PICTORIAL ROUTE  EAST   AND   WEST  FIRST CLASS ^ND  TOURIST SLEEPERS   from   PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.  Quick Time, Good Service,  Fewest Changes,    Lowest Rates  Tickets issued through and  Baggage��������� ch_ck"ed^to"-(iestin~atidn'_  Toronto,   Jlarch  9.���������Faith    Fen ion,  writing from Dawson City on 'January  21 says:   "Ogilvie arrived on January  1st, and has been directing the worlc  of the royal commission, and will report on April 1st.      Since thoso who  prefer  charges  are   by  the  terms  of  London,  March  10.���������In  introducing the  commission,  protected   from  t*ell-  . the naval estimates in the Ilouse of incrimination,   it is  hoped      nothing  handins her into the omnibus, saying , Commons today, the first lord of tho, will   bo  hold  back  and  every  oppor-  as  ho  did   so:      "Do  easy,   my   dear; admiralty,   Goschen,1 said   that   never tunity  will   be  afforded  tho  eommis-  r.iadame.      In  future  it shall  be my'~  enre to see that Miss Lester has something on.  i.i  ANTHONY HOPE.  BLACKMAIL THAT FAILED  Albany, March 10.���������After being out  eight hours Ihe jury returned a verdict that Mrs. Cody was guilty of  blackmailing the Goulds. After clear-  "ng her father's namo, Miss Gould  P  had the estimates been submitted sioner examining to mako au exliaus  under more unique circumstances, tivo Investigation and a compre-  Ahead was the conference for Inter- : hensivo report. That the inquiry will  national disarmament, while, behind ;i,s fair and that the report will be im-  were the incidents of last November,'partial, no one who knows the chief  anel when comparison of naval ecrnmissioner will doubt,  strength ci various countries was in  .-.���������-ryliofly's mouth the most striking  confidence was shown In British preparedness to meet all emergencies.  Continental powers, Mr. Goschen further said, were disturbed by the alle-  iraJir.n that Great Britain was prepar.  onq^ to hoan  MGGERS GET A SHOW  i Sa,c.    with   tho    uUm   to   -clue  ** *��������� Particular, purpose for aggros-  v-l n U.i oV- f-w '    ,-ive  aflion   but   tne  idea  had  never  ~0'cd pnsonei   f.ec. 'entered the mind of the government.  SENIOR "���������- ' ���������-""��������� ~~~"~!   I'FEY  | Gcschon ssid th~* government  i proposed to make Woi Hal Wei a  ' secondary naval base. The navy woulel  I   " increased  '.250 men.. He saiel that  Atlanta, Ga., March 10.���������-A regiment of U. S. negroes, mustered out,  fired at citizens of this city from the  trains conveying them south.  We aro agents for the Equitable Savings, Loan aud  building Association. No membership fees. Xo necessity  to lake shares. No fines. The association oilers a  straight loan repaid iu monthly instalments. Can be wiped  out altogether after two years.  DAILY TRAINS.  East. West.  8.25k. .lye���������Revelstoke���������Ive. 16.50k  TO AXI) FROM   KOOTENAV POINTS.  S.lok..Ive���������Revelstoke���������arr..l6.05k  For    information,   time    cards,  maps aud tickets apply to  T. XV. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke:  XV.   V.   Anderson,  Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Covi.e, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  J. H" Hull  & Company  GO.  ARSON CASE DISMISSED  Address :   Revelstoke.  _ice :   Herald Office.  Moreinsc      Neill.  lethbridge,   March   10.���������David   Pcl-  _____           _.  kier, who was arrested on a charge of  Vr.n.nuver. March 30.���������The citizens ' GrearBritain would"diminish military j setting fire to buildings in Montana  of Port Wrangel desire to be annexed, procrammes when other nations wew will not be extradited. Judge Rou-  to Canada. ' r _'aelv, .. I leau has dismissed the case.  Batchers    and    Wholesale   an  Retail Dealers in Beef, Fork, etc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  All orders in our lino prom  BKed   -C3  _#?#^^^r.#.#  We Hav   a Good Supply ol  Building  Material  ������nd Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CAS  Call and see us. We can fix you  . REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoko StatlOB, H. C.  (OH HB  .a*. ^. l������n. < fcXw. >K <������Ws _M_^-^������w+-i\ ������*���������"  THE  ��������������������������� -^ 'J '& IT "-&- "_41EL  Thi- vear will be handk-d l.y tlie Canada DniR  A Hook Co. Thev are h first cluss wheel,���������cun  b*������ had In different color*, and At treasonable  price>- Dou't jj'.irehrtse beforo seaing tlicsu  wheels.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  LIMITED.  CHAS. K. McDONAl.P, Mnnnger.  Mckenzie ave., hevklstoke station.  To the Electors  T. Kilpnlrick's election curd  in another column.  stone  I'or  I ri  Thev  ���������.i-r i-a  Ili'E  nl:'  an   hauling  ���������ii _Miiiii1.iv.  ippears  tin'  l_l___.NTI.K~"! "���������:>.���������:  I ii ciuiiiii'.;  sulVr.ig.'S   ii������������������  ni-iynriilLy.  euilv   fair I"  forward I o i.nli  11   i'iiudiili',1.'  I   iiiiii.iili'i-   ilia  tlie*  elector.-, tu  i ii-  ih"  iil.-iic  LOCAL  ANO  GENERAL   NEWS  from  Vancouver  at  L. Bu'cer returned  cn Satu.d.iy inclining.  Remember the   moving  pictures  the opera hou.-e lo-nighl.  J. G. Crnuie eif ihe Toronto Type  Foundry Co. wns. in lown  on  Sunduy.  C. ly. Me Caul, a prominent member  eif tlif Calgary bur. was in tovvn on  Monday,  ���������A carload of first-class oats unloaded today at 0. B. Hume it Go's, warehouse.  R. P. Pettipiece, of the IIekai.u  ftt-itf, left on a business trip In Golden  yesterday.  Gen.-Manager W. Whyte and Gen.  Supt. Marpole came, up lrom the soulli  yesterday.  I. M. Citron relumed from Boston  on Sunday. He is going to open up a  store in town.  -A shipment of wheat, shorts,bran,  chopped teed just received at C. li.  Hume & Go's*.  A petition against the return of J.  Free! Hume in the Nelson bye-election  was fyled on Saturday.  ���������Remember the Grand Conceit and  Dinner to In* given in the Methodist  church on Easter Monday.  The electric light will be used to  give effect tn the moving pictures at  the opera house to-nigh I.  Messrs. Piper & McKechnie shipped  12,000 hrick this week tu Gulden for  the use of the Columbia Kiver Lumber  Co.  A. N. .Smith, tin; baker, is contemplating some extensive alterations and  improvements to liis business block  this spring.  Mr. Triieuian, the photographer, will  open up a branch sliuliti in the new  addition being erected by A. N. Smith,  about- the 1st of May.  This spring will si*e the commencement eih the const ruction of some*  ni ignificent business blocks thnt will  be a credit to the town.  Vancouver is going :tliend. It is  slated that, as many as 2000 now.buildings uf different kinds have been contracted for in that city for this year.  Mr. Maxwell,  of the Frene-li   Creek  Co.. secured nu   option   on   the   placer  ground of MeCullciugh   Creek  Tunnel- ]  lug Co.'s, pioperty in tlioRig Bend  on  .Monday.  The Kootenay left- Arrowhead on  Monilnv with the intention nf niaUiii/  a through trip to Rohson, the lirst  ^ince the ice began to got so bad hint  J *.nu:i-.y.  R. Bulio.k left town on Sunday  nisci.t to attend tlie meeting of the  Grand Orange Lodge of British Columbia, to which he is a delegate from  the lodge here.  T. Mc-N.iught. secretary oC lho Halcyon Hot-Springs Sanitarium Co.. was  i:'i town on Monday. He left on Tuesday morning tm* Golden and will gn lo  Scotland in a few days.  See   the     destruction   of, Cervera's  fleet,   showing   lbe   Spanish     cruiser  Visc.iyi., the   pride   of   Spain's  destroyed, bow-lied ar.d burned  o.^erii liuuse lu-night.  A. Lueii*. Conservative organizer for  B.-ilish Columbia, came up mni the  s 111th veslerday. He will remain in  town this week and attend to the  affairs oi the Conservative party in  ibis place. ' ' '  Albert Stone, of the Oriental lint el.  relumed on Monday nij~iit from Nelson accompanied by bis bride. Tne.  Herald jmns with ihe many friends  i f Mr. anel Mrs. Stone in wishing them  a long anel happy married life.  Mr. Perks of tlu: Victoria, is building  a kilt-hen addition to the hotel and  ntherwi.-e improving tlie building.  "When the work ia completed the  Victoria will he one most comfortable  and up to-diile hotels in the Kootenay.  G. W. Bench and W. Crosbie have  s*.icc>.-edo-.l in flouting a company in  Boston, known a.-; the Boston A: Bi itish  ('.iliiiuhi-i Cnppei Mining and Smelling  Co. fhe i-oniuiiisy will interest, itself  ' in developing'lln;"mineral resources of  Kevel.-toke clistiicL  The prospect.-, for a big turnover of  mining properti.*-; in the North Kootenav division i.-> evident. Knrjuirit _>  I'roiii all pans of the country in regard lo mining properties and for  general infoiin.ilioii about lhis part of  Ko iten.iy are coming to hand every  diy.  The Reco, the famous Sandon min,-*,  shutdown on Monday unci the men  were paid off. Various rumors were  floating round Sandon as to the reason  before lliein ns far as possible a  sketch nf tbe policy wiiich I intend  to pursue if olectocl.  My chief underlying principle' will  be economy as far as is consistent,  _wiili the progress and welfare of  the town. ���������..  Our town is seatti'ivil and" will  ri'ipiiie ils expenditure to be of il  most i .ireful and well considered  character.  One of the first undertakings  which our now municipality will  In- i-alled upon lo assume will lie  tliv placing of lln* town em a satisfactory sanitary basis.  This will be a lengthy task  lint one whicli in my opinion  should be coniinciiceil at" once in a  plan of n permanent, nature. Onr  principal streets will reepiire lo be  graded,   sidewalked   nnil   lighted.  An efiicie.nt system <j( fire protection will demand tlie attention of  your council.  In my opinion no salary should  be paid to the mayor nnel council.  In the handling of municipal  works the lirst to be employed  should be the residentsof the town.  Any legisliitionor project for the  advancement of the town will  receive my hearty support.  The* above is the programme  which I have mapped out and  shall endeavor to follow. Taking  niy stand cm this platform I solicit  the votes and support of the  electors.  F. McCarty.  I The ii-i- i:  ; Columbia ,  i -Rem,'.  , Dinn:-. lei I  I eliui'L-li on  go out ill the  i������i_,.;iii'.u:  thi.-: p.-.'sul.  ii-i- Iiie t<rand Concert and  ��������� given in lbe Methodist  aster Monday.  has made up bis mind to  council  inul  his  card  up-  To the Electors  of tiii" City of Rhvelstoke.  W. J. I-ee  run for the  pears in another column this issue.  ���������Genuine Java nnd Moclm pure  eoll'ee beans, tbe best that can lie. procured in tlio market, at C. B. Hnino &  tin's.  ���������C. B. Iliune ifc Co. expeel, 'i shipment shorlly of Lipton's celc'iiraleil  brands of lens, lor which lliey are sole  agents iu llie district.  ���������By miiliiiil agreement among  lumbermen and mill owners, prices  have changed. Call at lioadiiuiirler  olllces for present rules.  The Cnrnes Creek Mines Limited  held their 11111111111 mooting in their  ollice here yesterday. A very favorable report was presented by lbe  director*".  ���������Now is the best tune to talk to L.  A. FiiHT"! about that liuuse you are  going to build. .He can give yon  practical and" reliable advice from n  thorough and largo experience.���������tf  Services will bo held in St. Peter's  cliurcli as usual at II a. 111. and 7:li0 p.  m. on Sunday'*. The story of the Cross  will be sung ill the conclusion of the  evening service. The choir nre re-  cpiesti'cl to attend practice at S:o0 oir  Friday evening.  W. White, Q.C, returned from San  Francisco tin Saturday last. He was  a passenger on the Lncania, which hnd  such ii rough trip. For 17 boms the  ship lay in mid-ocean without making  an inch in the face of a tornado. Mr.  White is very well satisfied with llie  result ot bis journey "to llie old  country. He says that a strong company to bundle. Ophir lias been practically floated, nud be expecls_,wi!l com:  meiice operations curly this Season.  'No 1;i.i._t__1!, No Fuss, Jfsr Hcsi.-Ess, That's A i.i..'  TheD&A Corset.  c?Z*7t, ���������������-���������������?/--'���������  ������">, 0-i'._>_.. efts'  For Evening Dress  Women find the D & A CoiesET ns  well suited for evening wear as it is  for ordinary purposes. It gives  "chic" to the fii-ure, without stiffness or discomfoit. Il is sold at  popular prices.  Wear the D &. A Corset.   , EL  Sole  Agents  for  navv,  at tliu  Gkntlejikx :  In response to the request of a number of electors 1 beg to offer myself as  a candidate forthe mayoralty of our  newly constituted City.  Should you do nie the honor of electing uie tlie following are some of the  i|tiestions which, in my opinion, il will  be my duly to liirlhei- by every means  in niy power as the city's chief  representative.  To uphold and preserve the city's  financial credit by strict economy in  the administration and e-ollection of  its income and expenditure would be  my first duly.  The moral and social elevation of the  community must receive llie atlention  of everyone who has its highest end  deepest" interests at heart, anel any  civic legislation tliat might be. .needed  to i>ilher conserve or mlvance those  interests would receive my hearty  support.  Nothing will coii'luee more lo the  comfort, and convenience eif a greater"]  number of our citizen- I liini tlm ndnp-  tiou and currying out ni'a well re .isid-]  eri'd **ch.'ini' of i������lrei-l impi'iivem..!'.' -.  anil sticli a scii.'in" en.lit .-icing .'." iw;>  e's.-'.'litia! conditio!is. the gi'.'.-ucs! gone!  for the gre.-.te.st number, and n d'le  regard fen* llie rity's ptiv-e, would  receive my careful consideration.  The iinpr ivenit'ut of our cemetery  and llu; acepiisilion of lands for lbe  purpose of public recreation grounds.  Tlio impun-ement and extension  of tbe means of protection against  fire already provided by our two  admirable local brigades.  Tbe fact, thnt., generally speaking,  onr population is spread over a large  land area .'ind not confined to ;i few  eivci-ereiwded streets as in many other  localities oilers lhe best opportunity  for t be success of a simple system of  sanitation if strictly enforced, and we  nie thus relieved from the immediate  consideration of an elaborate scheme  of pipe sewerage, lbe carrying out of  which would undoubtedly tax lhe  resources of our municipality far too  heavily ac the present time.  Jibg-pt 1 y_ment. of-ajiiii__.r������itiLQLjya������������es  m  ro  the Electors  oi* thu City ok Kkvelstoke.  Gentlemen-;  I niii a candidate for election as  Alderman nun respect fully solii'it your  support. If elected 1 shall give, my  hest attention and judgment to all  mailers concerning yonr inleiesls.  20 F. B. Wells.  For summer wear, you ticeel a corsel Hint is liprht nnel cool. Tlio II. & A. l~ctitlioi"vvcij_;-t  at ?]__ per pnlr meets this requirement, nnel is nlso a durable nnd siUisfnc.tory weiirltig article.  Having "The lSiitlerick I'nttern AROney," our Dress nnd Dry Goods Department is becoming known ns Thk Fashion KMi'Oimi.- of llevelstoke, because we arc directly in touch with all  01 tho verv newest Insliions nml designs in I.ndies' wearing apparel, we are in 11 position to  suggest to you tlie correct things to wear for the coming season.  RIBBONS AND LACES - Our Immense display of ItimtoNS and Lacks hns met with  much success nnd fnvornlile comment, and we have been sincerely congratulated for having  hml the enterprise lo place such a ninguillcciil rniige of these goods in stock. We are  endeavoring lo make our stock In all its nrniie.hcs very complete, and lo carrv tlie tliuttsuiid  nnd one small but useful articles that are generally so hard to obtain in western towns.  The Taylor Block,  eo  McKenzie Avenue,  To the Electors  01- the City of Kevelstoke.  Gentlemen:  Having consented to be nominated  fur the post! ion of Aldei-iu.iii I respectfully ask your votes and inlluence on  my bob ill*. Should 1 meiil- yonr sip-  prei'.-il nl. ihe polls your interests will  niiv,ivs  engage   mv   careful   i:onsiiier-  Watchmaker and Jeweller  McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke, B.C.   .  P. R. 'Watch Inspector.       *   Best Repair Work in the City. A  Stock of Watches, Clocks, Wedding Rings, Engagement Rings,  Jewellry, Silverware Etc.  _._.... jl. AAmi ...m a _.������������������ .i___._-a_e__i__.  Fine  Gents' Fu -nishing-s,  Boots and Shoes,  Hats and Oaps,f  Stationery, H  Tobaccos,!  Cigars, Etc.,1  Fancy Articles, ||  Patent Medicines, Etc.f  -^^^^^m^^^^^s^^^^^  I        ^w__l  ushing the Season  We have just received samples of the " Perfect " and " Dominion "  ISicycles which we now have on exhibition. Intending purchasers should see these '99 models before looking for any other  wheels. These ivhcels have all the up-to-date improvements and  sell at popular prices.  HARDWARE AND   TINSMITIIING ������������=������a_.  McCarty Block- W'.   M.   LAWRENCE,  ww������_--CTynriCB  aasMass^r^n  ���������2'7>  ��������� )!!N   .-vKIiAIIA^SO.V.  To the electors  of Kevelstoke.  r.r.i:  L0--S  For Sale or  dimes in vnrie!  Let.  for s'llc or to let.  'Applv te J!. Tai'  Our  trade  Bread  ���������Is ccniMiinlly incrensiitg.   There is  -111:00.1 reason  for this, ami  il you  ���������pive our bread a trial, you, too, will  ��������� become n peruniiiont customer.  ���������Free jinilv helivery.  J"ScCAGUE BROS.,  Fit ONT STKEET.  to all employed on municipal work nnd  the claim that city residents should  have, as far us possible, the first claim  for e-ity employment, are two c-onside.r-  utions which should, in my opinion,  inquired to be borne in minel anel  acted upon in all departments of our  municipal expenditure.  Tbe " consideration that if I am  elected I shall be elected by Kevelstoke  as a whole, must anel would lend me to  use my best endeaeors that interests of  no part of lhat whole should be neglected.  Iu conclusion, I trust it is scarcely  needful for me to say that I started' ns  ihu nominee of no party or clique in  tliis place, at-.d if elected 1 shall ������trive  lo preserve that complete independence   of   any     party   ot-   corporation  the request nl"   nu melons   friends  suppiH-ler.-. I have decided lo come 1  A!  and . ..,.,  .  -       -  forward us a   candidate   for Alderman !  at the coming .Municipal ������k*cliuii-, and ! fjj;  I beg to soiilit yei.ir suppoil. I '  ���������10   ' " XV. F. CiiAGl-:.     j  Soda Water works  The Best Bread  in the City -���������___.  Delivered every day oil shortest notice.  Mai] and telegraph orders promptly  ntieuded to.  crock.-*....     A-  N'.-Smith.  iicsc arc nm  To  the  Electors  OF THE  CITY   OF   RKVELbTOKE  Mnnufiicl-riii!; all  Aerated   Waters.  Mineral Waters in  nnd Bo:'!���������_:''.  kinds of  *oi!a  nnd  "~ypbon.s  KAOTOIUKS AT.  sp)  Having been re.-questeci to allow   iny  nami'   in   Ih.*-   used   among-the   maiiyl  aspirants  have nov.-  Vernon and Revelstoke  for   ahiermanic  honors."   I*  decided to stand.  MY J'LATFOI'.M  1.���������Economy with reference to (lie  expending of tho revenue.  2.��������� Kepializ.!!ion e.f t.-ixi-s.  3.���������All lnhor e-11.ployed upon eit,}-  improvements lirst ahull be resielviil.".  of tbe city.  \ 4.���������To advocate  the   nine  hour  day.  system  5.���������Ailvric-ating       standard       wai.es  namely what lm> alwny-. h-jem   ji.-iid on  government li.iil- in H. ('.  " (5, ��������� Thorough   establishment of  lire  pruti-fticii.  7.���������M iniinuiii --alary fo I'm* mayor."  H,���������Tbe council nnfr to i-xieed ilw  borrowing   powers   prrivided   by    lbe  M. .T. O'BRIKX. Proprietor.  Drv o  11 -.-cri-.i  j.nny lh'1  irrccn.  on ^norf  nJcr.  CEDAR  FIR   'i-'lor ar fir, fity Icnglli, de-  -:t notice.   Ca?M must ncconi  ���������  ?3 5������ Pcr Cord '   $4 per Cord  Act nor to commence  which   is in'mv   opinion   so   entirely!       .  . .       -  ���������.  n..,-..������>:.i-v for Hie seI'eguaidint;   of  our   "'hteii c.iiine.t. be paid out  of  -    horrowetl.  ny public  lhe  Order,   K-.'t  ivoi k I preini.tiy at  sum I  lie-   IlEmi.n  ic! t".  ���������.ill   l,e  FAYETTE BUKER  Fire, Life, Accident,   Loaning and   Investment  Ap;ent  $40,000 to Loan  On Revelstoke Real Estate  Property  i-T-Louisville--Restaurant-r-4i>  opposite f'oursier's. t>  Meals  served  at  all hours, day   'i'f:  or night. ' 'J5  Anton!  ReSochci,  Propiietor.       Ji:  MINERAL PROPERTIES  OPENED UP BIT THE  To obtain rapidly lho knowledge of the. value of reefs or ledges nothing  is to lie compared willi the DIAMOND CORE DRILL, which will 'prove more  in I'll 1KTY DA YS Ihan an cult UL of men tunnelling or sinking _ shafts could  prove in len years  The Diamond Core Drill can pierce the mountains and take the seerel-.of,  what it contains from tlieir very hearts, and lhe moro .solid tin: rock formation  (iie ipiieUer it, will do its work. "  The Diamond Clore Drill is so construct eii that it. can lie taken lo pit-cos  and packed on the'backs of horses .md carried und .worked in almost inaccessible places where wnler can bu obtained,���������and it can be in almost any. part of  liiitish Columbia. ������  For all information nnel pnrticulnrs apply by letter or in person to  _^______s__n___________3____i_  REAL ESTATE AND MINING BROKER,  'J.������..Ht..������ii>n._,.i  .ee..,..tans......fl.H-U-rUEI..1-!!. III.-Jl!_  J city's iiiferosts*. .Looking forward, gen'  I tleinen. to the opportunity soon te>  be  I afforded of meeting 5-nu em the  public-  plaiforms anil   llieru discussing  mole  fully these and other questions.  Yours very truly,  T. Livingstone Haio.  To the Electors  for the move on  the D-irt  of the  com  panv, whicli was made, it is said, at  ihe "instance of ;i big Spokane shareholder.  A new addition is being built at tho  rear of the Taylor block. Tbe new  addition will be used bv Messrs. (.Till  ii Co., who have found their largely  int-iea'.iiig ir-idc demanding more floor  space for lh"- di.-plny of Iheir goods  and the better ::c*.-ommoclation of their  custoiner.-..  The Thiti.-h Columliia Weekly, a  liiisine>s paper devoted to Uie nii.'ican-  tib*, industiial and shipping news of  ibeDi-ovince', is the late-t addition to  nui-'exeliauge list. It is published  ImiiIi in Victoria and Vancouver anel  i-onl.-iiiir- much matter of interest'' to  luiiiiies-m������n.  \V. G. Paxton.  our popular  mining  rei-oif!.-.*. lias   lieen   appointed   milling 1  l-ecoitler  ami   assistant  gold  eomml .-1  at Atlin  Lake.   The Hkhaldj  -laluliiles     Mr.    Paxtnn    on     bis  appointment,    but at the  same it is  sorrv to see Revelstoke lose an  eflic-  ient'iin.l  obliging official  and a. well  liked and respected citizen.  Circumst.inrei   will   nol.  permit of .1 j  person tl ca.nv.u-s of all veiti-r _. 1  Yoiii-.. I i-uly.  T. J. G~v..\ir.xy.i:.    \  Teaming     of     '"  moderate (.t.-1i t-T.t  cry    de>"cr!pt..jn    done  nl  J. PETTIPIECE  j Hotel PeFgusen, j  f - Ferguson, B-C- \  I Eeat Rseommodation in tho |  \        tarasau Distrlet.        I  =   Safes:    32.������������ Per Day.  To  the  Electors !A Handsome Display  OF THK  CITY  OF  IIEVKLSTOKIC  sinner  eon:  Ok.vtlf.mkn* :  Iii coinplinnec with the request r.f n  number of friends I offer myself a, ran-  elielnte for nomination Tils Alderman at  the  forthcoming  election of your city  C'OIIIK-il.  I hnvo read Mr. McCarty's platform  anel fully endorse it.  If edec-led I will elo all I can to furl ber  llie inteiests of the e.-ily.  Trusting to have a fair share of your  suppoi t, I nm  Yours tru!v.  20 II. A. Kitow.v.  To the Electors  III-- THK CITY OF HKVEI-STOKi:  OrXTL !*:.'���������! I'N":  Having ll"l iil'-d al tb" l-ljue.-t of .1  munla-i' ol my friends to 11111 for  CuiiiiL-illor, I beg tj>. ������olii;it your vote  and influence.  \V. Jt. BmnvN.  Grntlkmi-jn-:  At. the request of some, of the electors  1 have decided '-n offer myself as a  candidal I- feu- llie olTwe of Alderman.  I lesperifully solicit your intei est and  influence on my bennlf. If elected f  shall elo my duty by .'he cily -is a  whole: ami all matters alfecling its  welfare will have my most careful  attention. As circumstances will not  allow me to make a. personal e.invass,  I lake this opportunity of asking the:  support of all I may be unable to see.  T. KlLiwmiOK.  A very hni.cKniiie display of Chinese  and Japanese cii.ios and lani.-y gondii  is now being made at the Chinese  Si ote���������next to post o.lie'e, Frou I  Street���������by WAIf CHCMi. The  slock, whii h is entirely new. having  just nrriveel from tho Orient via the:  last, F.rnpiess", consists e,f a great  variety of china, silk and l.aml.cio  articles of quaint workrn*in--hip and  orieiilal biMiity, whicli must be seen  Hi  display  i.s  to ne Jippree-nni'd. Tb:  one tb.it will prove: of puttie ubir  interest to the ladies of i'evelstok'-  nnel affords a treat whir liis usually  lliael'enily by residents of coast cities.  To the Electors  OF 'I UK CITY   OF   ItlSVIM-.STOKK  iKV-rr.i  I b.-iv  .-,!!���������:r:  Hi  'i.i en! i'i'i o!"  :i!di riii.in.  in .nor  1 <n nie.  1111 not  to  aniiouriec mv  cnniliilate* feu-  running on iiny  I'n-ket. lm!. if elei.led, I mean to work  for I Ikj best interests of the city as a  whole.     "   .  W..I.I.EU.  D. Ferguson. Proprietor-������  1. ...I,. I...................... ������....,.)..........-.r.a.Hu.n  Revelstoke Sash & Door  3 Factory gjsg-*  Mnuulnclurcrs of and nealers in  Sash.'Doors, Turnings, Plinths, Corner  .Kleicks'.   Mouldings   of   nil   kinds,  Vnncy Gables and Verandah weuk,'  Drackets of every tlescriplinn mado  tn order.    Sloieand ollici: Fittings,  Window Frames, with Sash lilted  a specialty.  All  the liUt-il liniehlncry.     Dry kiln on the  premises.     Call ana itct prices before  (loiny elsevvliere.  SAWYER & MANNING.  Undertaking and  Embalming  R.  Howson  &. Co.,  Mackenzie Ave.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  Gentlemen  I wish focitll your atlention to  the:   fact,   tb.-t.   I am olfering just  now  Kpcc'bil   values  in   suitings,  it being sort  oT between the l^vo  Heii.ti_.us.      I  can make yon n suit  that  will  lit you.     A   unit  thai,  will   please  you.    And   a suit al  im.stly any fu ice yon wish.    The  c,u.'ility of : In- elotli   will   be  just  what   I   tell  you  it ni������ when ynu  crime    in    to    examine    it.        It's  woitli   soini'l bini-;   to    see    what  you   are    buying. '   And   .iko lo  know I bat your money is earned  iu   vi'tir own   town   at '* union''  1    wages, und not  ill I'.istei n sweat  sheps.    Give: me a trial.    I'll  do  the rest.     ' ~  R-S. Wilson  Merchant Tailor  'T.  Hack and Cough  Your Ilife Away  11  A LITTLR DAMP  A LITTLE COLD  A LITTLK COUGH  A  BIGGKK COUGH  A KORKU. THROAT  IN TIIK CHEST  ON THE LUNGS  PNI5IJMONIA  FEVERS  CONSUMPTION   *  The  WAY  THliY  ALL  UliOIN  Tt5J  ^tN"  4_~~ Q~  otel Victoria  d. V. PERKS, Prop.  Holel Accommodation Host In the city  .- Ior the money.  *  Kindly favor us willi  ti call,am! we'llsnlisiy.  Uc! liar In Kevelstoke.  Free sample rooms.  Free Hus 111 all trains. ___  _  Ilourlv street car lietvr.i'ii lintel mid station.  Healed by hot nir mnl electrlc light nml lifcll  iu every room.  REVELSTOKE  B.C-  LICENCE AUTHORISING AN  EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY  TO CARRY'ON BUSINESS.  ���������Companies Act, 18!)7.  CHECK  IT  NOW  IVI TII   Dr. Mackenzie's English  Cough Balsam  GEO. F, CURTIS  '* THE DltCGGIST,"  Successor to the McD. A. W. Co,,  REVELSTOKE STATION,      -  E. C.  Canad.v : j  I'KOVINCR OK liKITISH COI.UMllIA. |  No. 128.  THIS IS TO CKKTIFY tlmt "The IlritlsU  Lion Gold SI inliiR and Development Company  of Ontario, Limited," " Kon-I'ersonnl Liability," Is authorized nnd licensed to carry on  business within the I'rovince of British Columbia, nnd to carry out or effect nil or nny of tho  objects herclnalter set forth to which the  legislative authority ol the Legislature of  Uritish Columbia extends.  Tho head oflico of the Company ih situate at  Owen Sound, Province ol Ontario, Cnnndn.  The amount of lhe capital ol the Company Is  eighty thousand' dollars, divided into four  thousand shares of twenty dollars each.  The Company Is specially limited under  section 50 of tlie snid Act.  The liend oflice of the Company in this  I'rovince is situate nt Kev.'lstoke, and John  Manning Scott, Borristcr-nt-Law, whose address Is Kevelstoke iiforcsaid,. is the attorney  for the Compnnv.  The objects for which thc Company have been  established nre:���������  To carry oil in all their branches the operations of a mining, milling, reduction and development Company.  Given under iny hand andsenlol oflice at Victoria, Province of llritisli Columbia, this ninth  elay of February, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-nine.  [L.s.t S. Y. WOOTTON,  17���������4w        P.egistrar of Joint Stock Companies.  1     -,:'1  ""���������.:.. _  J-  I  V  ''  <���������  i2i^  -.-___  M__r___l____ii  itiiiifT-ii


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