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 X  ��������� ! -���������  ��������� '���������' * .  \      '     .- r / jfj i  ���������;r>  -ISSTTIEID  TWIOB-A-WBEK - WEDIfTESDAYS   -A-HsTD   S-A.TTTlR,:DA.-3rS-  Vol.  HI.    No.   20.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 11,1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  umcThe Great Departmental Store  &Co.  We have decided  to  drop our  Dry Goods  Line  Until We Have More Room at  our disposal,  And in order to dear it out at once  To Make Room  For a Much  Larger  Stock  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 \VILL SELL THEM.  Come and Examine the stock and  -i-^Gct-Our^Priees.^^  .. ..... .  BOURNE BROS.  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 daily. Watch for our "Spring  Opening4 date. Wait a few more days  for it. We are opening up the largest and  and most up to date stock ever exhibited  in Revelstoke.     Come in and look around.  ��������� . _;  Revclstokcs  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  A Complete stock of latest design  in these at large reductions. A $1  Tam goes now at 50 Cents.  The Above cut Prices, of  Course, only  apply to CASH purchases.  WE ARE AGENTS FOR  ���������  1  AND OTHER GOOD BRANDS  C. B. Hume & Co.,  WHOLESALE    AND    KETAIL  CIliNBllALMBROHANTS  Haig  & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  *^-^Iownsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave., RcvelstoKe Sta.  ���������   Money to Loan.  W. White. Q. C.  ���������- J. M. Scott, B.A., LL.B.  F. L. Gwlllim.  HARVEY   &   M-"CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,   Etc.  Solicitor for Imperial Bank of Canada^  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:   Molsons Bank Block.  First Street,   Revelstoke Station,  B. C.  DR. E. H. S. McLEAN  Office and Residence, two doors cast Cowan  Block.  THIRD S1REET, CENTRE.  ���������  Night and Day Calls attended to.  Telephone connection.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Draying and delivery workaspecla^ty. Teams  always ready on shortest notice. Contracts for  jobbing taken.  LADIES' gMPORIUM  Tht.d Street, Cestrb.  Opposite Cowan Block.  Latest, Daintiest and Best  Assortment of Fancy  Goods in town.  Bankrupt Stock for Sale by Tender  TENDERS will "bio received by the undersigned up to the 15th day ot March next lor the  purchase of the stock of groceries, drygoods,  gents' furnishings and boots and shoes  belonging to the Estate of G. F. Fallis, an  Insolvent, and situate at Revelstoke, B.C.  Highest or any tender not necessarily a'-cepted.  Terms nnd conditions of sale mav be had on  application to thc undersigned.  Dated Feb. 2oth, 1899.-  -  I. T. BREWSTER; Assignee,  '��������� - Kevelstoke, B. C.  NURSE  LUCAS  LyO. S., London, England.  Trained  medical,     surgical,  to   Address:   NURSE LUCAS, Revelstoke.  experienced,  obstetrical nurse, open to engagement.  EDUCATIONAL  CARD  Pencil drawing! black and colored crayons,  oil aud water color on canvas, silk, china, etc.  Two hours weekly:   $4 per month.  English (evening class) 6 hours weekly, f3  per month. French, 2 hours weekly, $4 per  month.    Latin, _ hours weekly, f4 per month.  Special terms to families.  Address: Miss Steele, McKenzie Avenue,  opposite Taylor. 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. Xmas,  Opposite C.P.R. Statiem  TENDERS  WANTED  Scaled Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to the 15th day of April next at  noon for sinking 100x4x6 prospect shaft on tlie  Ulcngary mine, the contractor to provide all  material, tools, powder and provisions. Further particular-can be obtained by applying  either tn person or letter to me at Kevelstoke.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.       . ^  Revelstoke, March 7th, 1899.  19-26        -     ��������� JOHN B. SIBBALD.  Abbott Mines Company, Limited  Notice  TENDERS will be-received by the undersigned up to noon on Monclav, April 10th 1899,  for an extension during the coming summer  ol the present tunnel into thc Abbott claim,  situated on Haley Creek, Lardeau district.  The present tunnel is 2C8 feet long, and thlie  will have to be extended until it crosscuts thc  vein requiring an extension of about 3011 feet.  This extension must be C feetG Indies, ln height  by _ feet in width and continued on the line  ol the present tunnel.  Tenders must state prices per lineal foot of  iiew tunnel excavated, which price will cover  all expenses connected with mnlntaliiani'o of  present tunnel while work In In progress.  Contractor to lurnisli all tools, labor, plant,  etc., required.  Tho lowest or any tender uot necessarily  accepted.  H. ABBOTT,  President Abbott Mines Co., Limited,  Vancouver, B. C.  THE REQUIRED STANDARD  Next Wednesday is nomination day  for the municipal eleetion and so fur  F. McCarty and T. L. Haig aro the  candidates for the mayoralty, H. J.  Bourne having retired, while the  following gentlemen have definitely  stated to the Herald their intention  of running for a seat on the council:  W. F. Crage, Dr. McKechnie, H. A.  Brown, F. B. Wells, John Abraham-  son, W. M. Brown and T. J. Grahame.  The Herald has not the least intention of running any risk of importing into the contest any bitterness by  taking sides as a newspaper., Such a  course would be utterly detrimental  to the best interests of the town. .The  only outcome of the contest which the  Herald desires in comthon with other  business institutions of this place is to  see a business couneil placed, at the  head of our affairs. Because it is a  purely business question whicli the  electors are called upon in this election  to decide. It is so far a purely business  question that the Hekald does.not  consider that any elector is doing his  duty to this town if he casts a vote to  place any man in control of its business, whom he would not want to see  in charge of his own. The idea that  the old timers are entitled to anything  in this matter simply because tbey are  old timers is not.entitled to consideration. If an old timer's record shows  business capacity his claim on the  electors is valid, but not otherwise.  The Herald thinks that the electors  would be wise to secure -some ^expres-  sion of opinion from candidates as to  tbe salary question. The Herald  is of the opinion that while all actually  necessary expenditure personally  incurred in the support of their offices  should" be repaid either mayor or  councillors, payment of actual salaries  is* unnecessary, and a. hurden on our  resources which we should, not;'1 be  asked to assume. .Salaries are-very  well in large placesTtwhere-the* mayor  has..to .give .nearly all his time to  municipal business, but the Herald  fails to see what/any man is going to  give this to'wn in return for a salary as  mayor. The experience is small towns  like thi-s is that'~the mayor has very  little more business to transact for  they municipality than- any other  member*of the council, in fact perhaps  scarcely as much as-the chairman eif  thepuhlic works or finance committee.  The actual hard work of the municipal  business is performed by the municipal" oliicers, and while the mayor's  position is a responsible and honorable  one, there is no reason to suppose lhat  in Revelstoke it will take up so much  of man's time as to appreciably interfere with his own ulfairs.  -=_Bev-ond__ean=?-uneIer_9taiidiiig; on .this  point the Herald  A BMGHTJUTURE  Predicted for the Big Bend Mining  Camp if Transportation Facilities are  Provided.  The figures showing the development of tne mining, industry in the  Itevelstoke district during 1898 are  very encouraging for they prove that  a continued interest is felt in tbat part  of West .Kootenny. The mineral  claims recoi-ded numbered about 170.  the permissions granted 15, and the  abandonments only three. Twenty  placer leases were issued, nnd the free  miners' licenses totalled 3(35. The  revenue from miners' licenses was, all  told, about 3,000 dols. and from general mining receipts about 3.500 dols.  One of the most noticeable features of  the season, however, was the number  of certificates of work recorded, of  which there were 151. When it is  remembered that the year was a quiet  one from a mining point of view, and  the other Httractions like Klondyke  and Atlin drew public attention into  another channel than quartz prospecting, these figures are very, encouraging for sueh a practically new-  camp as the Revelstoke division. Its  principal field. Big Bend, though old  in name and reputation, has seen as  yet only the preliminary stages of  development; but with tlie advent of  improved transportation a noticeable  change will undoubtedly occur, as the  indications are that it will be a  thriving mining country. A number  of promising claims, both quarlz and  placer, are being developed, and the  future, if- it brings the long-de*sjred  transportation facilities, is a bright  one.���������Colonial Goldlields Gazette.  The  Carnes  Creek Consolidated Gold  Mines, Limited Liability.  Notice Is hereby given given that the annual  general meeting of shareholders of the above  named company will be held at thc company's;  office at Kevelstoke, British Columbia, on tho  fourteenth day of March, 18991 at two o'clock  in the afternoon, for thc purpose of electing  officers for the ensuing year and for all other  general purposes relating to the management  of thc companv.  "    I. T. BREWSTER,  Secretary.  Revelstoke. British Columbia,  February Gth. 1S99. 17-21  St. Elmo  Speaking of the results of the five  ton shipment of ore from this mine,  which were given in the Herald last  issue, the Trout Luke Topic says: "  " The; work done on this property up  to the present, consists of a tunnel on  the vein 47 feet in length* and an open  cut of 30 feet. At the end ut this open  cut another tunnel has been commenced to crosscut the .vein at a depth  of 125 feet, and it is expected-when  this is completed a very fine body of  ore   will   be  available   for    shipping  Furposes. -The width of the ore body  rom which t.he five ton- shiDinent was  made is about IS inches, and as far as  present indications go. gives promise  of increasing iu bulk as lhe work progresses. It is the intention , of-. Mr.  McPherson','just, as soon as possible, to  place this property iu shapeto become  a .steady-shipper. The ore for the  present ivill be taken ont by way of  the Great Northern trail.  M. K Lawson.  Pectoral Balsam  ......WILL CURE   Coughs  Colds  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. E. REID & CO.  Card of Thanks  I beg to tender my sincere thanks to No. 1  Fire Brigade and attendants for the noble  manner In which tliey fought and helped to  save my photo studio, on Douglas Street, from  fire on Friday moruing last.  F.L. LEMON.  Second-Hand Harness Wanted  The undersigned warts to purchase -a number of sets of second-hand work harness with  breeching.   Also second-hand wagons, 314 and  " ' rim.    Apply for address at the  IIerald  ce. 10���������tf  3*i  ome  Biggest Snap in Revelstoke  For Sale, at a low cash figure, Corner Lot 11,  in Block 8. 120x50, fenced, opposite Albert  Stone's residence. For particulars call at the  Herald office.  Notice  If persons having accounts against the late  Vicar of St. Peters Church (thc Rev. F. A.  Ford), will turn them into the undersigned,  they will oblige.  A.R.B.HEARN)  does, inot" see that  any candidate can in reason be asked  to pledge himself;? ?The.re are rnriiors,  of which the Herald does not vouch  for the truth, of a list of-- conditions  which .a labor organizationin town is  asking candidates to sign in return for  the ''labor vote.; ? In thei ? Herald's  opinion the electors will do,, well to let  any candidate severely alone whii can  be proved to have signed any such  document. A mau lias no business  pledging himself in the sole interest of  one portion of t.ho community, as if  tho interests of one ...section were  bpposed to those-' of all the rest.  Revelstoke wants men at her-council  board, who are working for the welfare  of Revelstoke and not sent there to  support through thick and thin the  supposed interests eif one class or to  advocate the theories and ideas  adopted for their own ends by ,any  oue section of tho community. The  labor class? is entitled to just as much  consideration from a town council iw  nny olher class and no more; and any  candidal* who pledges to give it any  more is ipso facto unfit to receive the  votes of the community as a whole. If  the labor organizations in town want a  candidate let them bring one out  themselves and we shall', know, where  wc are'at. . But we elo not _.vant any  candidates secretly pledged to certain  conditions in order to secure a: certain  vote, whether of the laboring class or  any other section of the community.  In short in the Herald's opinion  the. qualifications for a candidate fnr  miiiucipal honors are that he should  possess business capacity, that he  should not want a salary and that he  should be free from any entanglement  of pledpes in class interests to promote  the welfare of iv community as, a  whole.  -,    Biggest Loss That'Has Been  Mail and Empire���������Mr. Mulock conducted the postoffice at a loss of $69,000  last month. - -  -    -  This is a deficit of $2,200 per day, or  of $828,000 a year. ^ -  In addition to this loss of $828,000 on  the workingof the postoffice in Can-ida  we pay $560,000 a year for the carriage  of mails in steamships.  So that in round figures the loss is  $1,388,000 annually.  They are going to put a tax on tea  to cover the Mulock deficit caused  caused largely by a two-cent rate.  Teh cents is the tax proposed, but at  six cents a pound the Government will  on the 21.000,000 pounds imported just  raise $1,440.000.,  The average man~wHo~poBts-aMetter  a week and uses a pound a tea a week  will save 52 cents a year on his letters  and pay for this saving $3.12 a year on  his tea.  Halcyon Springs Meeting  -The annual meeting of- the Hale-yon  Hot. Sptings Sanitarium Company,  limited, was held yesterday afternoon  in the office of the British American  Corporation. Dr. R. G. Brett in the  chair. The annual report showed that,  the company was in good financial  condition and the property was improving in value. The old board of  directors and officers were re-elected  without opposition. Arrangements  arc being made to bottle the water on  a large scale, so as to be in a position  to ship it to all parts of the country.  A number of improvements at the  springs have been decided upon and  very shot tly the hotel and sanitarium  will be plac-ed under new matiiigeiiietit.  ���������Rossland Miner.  THE GREAT WESTERM  Holds   Its  Annual   Meeting���������Work  on.  the Nettie L to be Pushed  There were571,300shares represented  at the shareholders' annual meeting of  tbe Great Western Mines, Limited  Liability, held on Tuesday last. The  news of the rich strike on the Nettie'  L was well received by the share-'  holdersand the manager was instructed  to continue active operations at the'  mine with a view of shipping all the'  ore possible while rawhiding and"  sleighing was possible.  President Pool occupied the chair  ���������ind Jno. J. Young was appointed  secretary pro teni. in the absence of J..  D. Gtaham in the Atlin country.  The minutes having been  disposed'  of. the usual  reports  were  submitted1,  showing a very satisfactory state of.  affairs.   Since the company acquired    ,  the   Nettie  L   property  a  year ago.  nearly  200  feet   of   tunnel work' has  heen done.   The  tunnel' was  run  to '  crosscut the ledge, at a depth of about:  115 feet and is one of the best pieces of.,  work yet done in the Lardeau,  being-  larger than the average and as straight"  as a rule, timbering being done  wher-'  ever required.   The following extract  from  the  directors'  report gives the  result of the cutting  of the ledge at  the end of tbe tunnel: . ���������* The result of  the work on the Nettie L has proved  most satisfactory and encouraging to  the   company.   The tunnel has  been.  driven to tap the ledge  at  a depth  of -  over 100 fe~et, where it passed through *  seven feet of iron, and  copper-bearing *  rock, three, feet^of  talc,   2������   feet   of  graphite and 18 inches of solid gray  copper -ind galena, of which there is  now  a considerable quantity on  the  dump ready for shipment.     Itwill.be  .-  necessary to run about five feet further  to cut the  hanging wall,   where   the  richest ore on the surface'shows." - -  Assays from "an average sample of   -  the ore across the  18 inch  paystreak  show 251.4 ounces silver.'-22.7 per cent. -'  lead and   0.0 "per   cent,   copper.    An   '  assay of the iron ore.gave $5.00- in  gold."  The company proposes to sink a 50  foot winze on the.ore and also to. run ".  levels each way*aIong.._,the pay streak."- '  and arrangements "are'being made to"'  make shipment9,immediately.   As the  ore can lie transported to Thomson's-,'  Landing, at the head of navigation on:  the Arrow Lakes, for $10.50 per ton, it  is expected that good returns will be"  made from the first shipments. .  The Directors'  report further  says:  '".  " There is good reason; for the" belief   ..  that during the'present year -a- line of" '  railway'  will   lie    constructed  from,"  Afrowheatl to Kootenay Lake and the* *"  line   must   ptiss  through'   the.  Great  Western group and within"* mile'and  a 1 half   of   the   Nettie-L.    Extensive  development work has been carried on  during the past year on several claims-"  extending from lbe Silver Cup 'to the-  I X L, a distance of over five miles,"  arid in most cases the work has shown.-*.,  highly gratifyingresiilts." *      ���������  "The high grade  pf. the  ore,   the-"  accessibility of the property and tbe  prospect of railway communication at  an early date, render the Nettie L a  most valuable property and  point to ';"  the probability of the same becoming ���������'���������  a shipper in the near future."    '"  The  Great   Western  is   to   be-congratulated on the rosy prospects ahead' *  of it.     Mining men who have seen the  Nettie L ore pronounce it'~exceeditigly,  rich and likely to become increasingly,  so with greater"depth.   Certainly the"  company occupies an enviable position.  -'���������  ��������� W. F. CRAGE j Churchwardens | nat���������w>  County Court  (Before Judge Forin).  Court opened on Thursday morning.  The counterfeiting case against Newman and Duval came up. Newman  was sentenced to six months, Duval  got off. J. M'lrphv for the Crown. G.  S. McCarter for Newman and -3. M.  Scott for Duval. The other cases on  the civil side were of an unimportant  DIKECrrORS   MEETING '    -  The newly elected directors, consisting of XV. B. Pool. F. W.- Godsal, Jno.  J." Toung. A. E. Kincaid and Thos.  Kilpatrick. met at the conclusion of  the meeting. President Pool and  Vice-President Godsal were re-elected.  Mr. Pool was re-appointed .manager '  with power to develop aud operate tho  coinpanv's properties." K. Walton  was appointed secretary and Geo. S.  McCai ter. solicitor.  The contractors' and other accounts  were passed aud ordered to be paid.  - Silver Queen0  Of this fine Lardeau property,  recently bonded by J. Dixon for $25,-  000, as reported in tho Herald, the  Trout Lake Topic says:  The Silver Queen is a fine property  and is very considerably developed. A  crosscut tunnel of 110'feet in length  hns been driven,showing up where the  vein was encountered, 10 inches of  solid ore besides a very large body of  concentrating ore. Mr. Dixon intends  commencing active operations on the  claim shortly and it is confidently  expected lhat another shipper will be  added to the list before snow flies next  fall.    The Big, Busy Store  ���������Bourne Bros, are just opening up  the first consignment (50 cases) of  men's clothing, hats, caps, etc., the  finestauci most up-to-date stock ever  placed on sale in Revelstoke. The  prices at-u as low as the lowest consistent with quality. Other large consignments in every .department are  arriving daily. Go to Bourne Bros.  . before you make any purchases, it will  j pay you.  Fire on Douglas Street  Early  yesterday  morning   the pre-^  mises on Douglas St. occupied  hy the  Itevelstoke Photet Co. as a studio* toe.k  fire.     F.  L.  Lemon. _. the     manager, ���������  had been working nil- night and   had  just reached his hotel,  the Columbia  House, to go to bed, when the alarm  of file was given ami  011   running out  tei the scccne of  the   conflagration he  discovered to  his  amazement  lhat it  was in his own place of business.   Tho ���������  fire was confined to the interior of tl e *  building; and seems to have originated  in a cupboard, in wl.������ich   Mr.   Lemon ���������  kept   his   burnisher.     He   had   been  using this   machine, which   when   In .  use is kept constantly warm   by two  coal oil lamps, and after turning out  the lamps  had  placed  it   in   its   cupboard.   It is conjectured that the still,  hot lamns set fire to the woodwork or  some  paper  in   the  cupboard.    The  flames completely gutted the interior ���������  of the building di*stroying a number of  valuable negatives, which it will take -  a long time to replace.     One camera,  was saved out of the fire.    Mr. Lemon  places his total  loss at between  S7Q0  and $800.   Insurance on the stock $601)  in Phoenix.   The building belongs to ���������  A. McNeil, the well-known barber on  Front street.  The Late Rev. F. A. Ford  I have now on hand copies of the  Church Record which contains a very  good lithograph photo and " In Memorial!]*'notice, .being an account of  the life anil de*-.th of our late vicar, -  the Rev. F. A. Ford. Price 10c.f at*  IC .1. Aman's.  ---- ���������K"1' ,j:___;<_.-Aj-"-wi  ,, (������*.���������r-������^-*?oW^r'*,-!a-,*~'a :i-  * ja.-*.-.Br"3=JU::  ���������_...--_.-__*;-������*;  Revelstoke   Herald  Published In interests o  Revetifcrta. Lirdeau, BI? Bend, Tcout I ako  lllecillow_et, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Di3uiol3.  A   JOHNSON Proprietor.  A Seirri-Weeklr Journal p-ibliohed In the  taTc������v������ ot He.-elsioko ind tho surrounding  ejurlct, Wednesday* and B_turda_������, making  rfwortwjanectionB with all trains.     .,���������_���������.  AdTarti-lng Rates : Display ads. M.M po.  ���������ol������mBl.*.ch.*-.Kipi>rincb wheninsertpdon titlo  -ir*. Leeal ������_���������. l~o P*r (nonpareil) lino for  five in-wrl- -n ; 80 for ������ach additional inBOrtion.  Reading notices, 15c per line each issue. _U���������ti,  -*mt������eruii Death notices, free.  Subscription IUt������3: By mall or carrier. $2.0"  f������r auaum ;  ~1.~* for six months, strlcllj   in  ''J"*?".!! B.p.irltn.-nl: The Hihald Job  ��������� _r������ri������������l hi on- of the best eqmppod  ^r_._-g ca_. in v,-es*. Koottnay, and Is pVo-  pared t������ exee-to ill kinds of printing 1? "rot  ������-a nyl* at ho-eit prices One price to al .  No Job too large -none too small-form. Mall  orders prjmpUr ntwuded to. ulve ui a trial  on yoornertord.'r. , ������������������_,.  loCornapond.-iiM: Wo ine correspond-  tnKiiii.'i) diojeotof luierisr *-o the BCi'0���������1  rublio, and deiire a r.'U������l.l- regular enrrrw-  L.,u.i.,0t in every locali' Burroundng  ll.velsioke. In all cusea the bona lido namu  at Me writer niust.-ccoaipany manusi.npt, Dul  i.cc m-cwartly f'*r nn'~|i'"'r,n".  Address all oommunicatlons  REVELSTOKE HERALD     .  -Revelstoke, ti. C  HOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1 Vd ������orTJipondirnoe must bo lcgiblj  xri'tca o_ on������ *ide of lln paper only.       .  I. Cojrto������on,ieuo<������ containing personal  f-a-iaruust besiijaed wilh tha pr per name  tftkewrlter. . . .���������  .,���������  i. ene������.on-enoe with referones to tr.y  thUc thai has app-ared in another P" ei  ������_.u*t first ba offered for piihlie.ii-.'"o tn ti at  paper before lt can appear in Tiik Hekald.  SATURDAY,  MARCH   11.  1899.  A.MAGNIFICENT BOAT  GROWTH OF TNE.EMPIRE  Some striking tacts and figures  bearing on the growth of the empire  ��������� ic' brought out in the 'paper which  Sir Robert Griffin read the other night  at the meeting of the Royal Colonial  Institute. Including Egypt and the  Soudan the lecturer showed that the  r-.ueen ruled over 13,000,000 square  miles of territory, inhabited by  <20,000,000:> people, 50,000,000 ro������ whom  ?re English speaking.  Since 1S71 there has .been.exclueling  Egypt and the Soudan,"an increase ol  t "sdU.OOO square miles of area and  cf 125,000,000 of population, while the  Increase in revenue during the same  yeriotl has amounted to ������115,143,000,  or more than 40 per cent of the total,  snd of imports, and exports to  .f-.2S.600.000, or about one third of  the present total.  The progress amongst the English  E-peaking pcrtions of" the, empire has  been* most marked - in the case of  Australia, which since 1871 lias-increased Its population 126 per cent,  its revenue 165 per cent, and its trade  112 per cent. Amongst the subject  states of the empire, ��������� South Africa,  was pre-eminent, for since 1871 it  had Increased Us population 275 per  c*.nt, its revenue 91 per cent, and ils  trade 513 per cent. The growth of  li dia��������� however, in the same period  ���������was shown to be very remarkable.  There are more than 300,000,000 people for whom England Is responsible  in India, and of those 73,000,000 have  been added since 1S71; the revenue  and trade have expanded wonderfully  also, the former bv S3 per cent, and  the latter 104 per cent. Theso latter  figures, -however., are subject to lhe  consideration that they are not reduced to a gold valuation. This record has never been equalled in the  history of the world.  ARRIVAL SPEECH  Of   Choate   as   Ambassador   From  the  United States  Southampton. March 3.���������"South-  -ftir.plou-_a_-a-special_signifieanceJO!  Americans." said Mr.' Choate, _"sj_t  T.*as the point 0: departure of the Mayflower on ihe historic voyage which  ���������ns to end in planting a new nation,  it prove to be"the first great departure of the English race from then  i?land heme and island life. l "e>  ���������went to take possession of lbe continent waiting to be subdued and replenished. The God in whom ihey  trusted prospered lho gooel work  Th������y carried with them the English  fcible. common law. the idea of re-  j.-e~~niativ������ sovernmect and the liberty of ihe individual. Sprinsius  from abis slock, ._ republic of seventy  million souls, allied in blood. Itim-  tuiions. Interes-.s and hopes of tt"f  ' future, stretches across the Atlf-ntic  -.he righi hand of fellowship and it  readv to me������t ihe: mother countr;  more than half "way in everything  which will tend to promote the common good of ihe two nations anel the  pfneral welfare of mankind.  ���������'The Mayflowjr of 1020. and the St.  Paul of today furnish a symbol of ihe  marvellou. change which time ha~  wrought. Tbe crazy Utile barque or  IS* ions, bearing beneath her deck  the fortunes of a race, putting in for  repairs at Dartmouth and Plymouth,  hardly Etrong enough to hold together across the Atlantic, landed her  hundred he-roes and heroines, after  more than four months, on a rock  which was to be the corner stone of  American freedom. Today the repre-  jontaiive of their descendants . traverses ihe s-ame seas in a single week  i*.i a mighty cruiser just convened  from a swift engine of war 10 a welcome messenger .of peace, herself an  ersblem df that sea power upon  -.vhich the destinies of tho Anglo-  Saxon race depend.a  "As I go to present my ic-.ter of  ifc-denco from thc president to yeur  illO-tricUs sovcreicn. who, after more  than CO years, still reigns supreme*  over the he-nrts cf her subjects, an .  commends the affection and admiration of my own countrymen, as tiieir  sver steadfast and faithful friend, J  accept your cordial greeting' as the  harbinger of that practical friendship  which is. to hsneeforth control and  govern  the  conduct      of      the      two  oaticma."  The Allan   Liu-;   New   Steamer   "Castilian."  On Saiuratly last there arrived in  (he Mersey the new Allan liner Cas-  t'-lian. .which tip-lo llie present is. the  Incest vessel lhe company have  built. She is 470 feel long, 03 feet  j inches beam,.find 31! feet deep,wilh  a Kross tonnage of S000 and a elis-  I-lacement of 14,850 tons". Her great  beam is designed lo serve a threefold purpose. It gives a huge cargo  capacity and tit the same lime enables the piissenger'saloons and slate-  rooms to be more than usually spaci-  t'tis. while lust, but not least, it will  ������ccure .that the ship does not rentier  her passengers uncomfortable l'J undue rolling in a beam sen, while to  render the vessel still steadier stib-  irtaiitia! liilne keels have been fitted,  'llio Casiiliun is oT handsome appearance, being schooner rigged with one  funnel���������a huge circular fabric some  11 feet in dinnicler. While the foremast is of steel, lhc after one is ol  v.coil, nntl half way up is placed a  compass, which, being thus fixed away  fiom the hull unci sice, deck erections, may lie relied, upon as absolutely infallible���������and therefore invaluable during ihick weather. Nothing, in fact, has been omiiled to  make the Caslilian a thoroughly safe  .-.111 p. her ..builders, Workman &  Clark, of Belfast, having adopted all  the hi test improvements, in marine  ���������*.rcbiieclure. Thus lliere is a cellular  double bottom extending tlie whole  length of the ship. This not only  niovides storage space for waler bal-  iasi. hul ensures thai should the Cas-  tiiian bo so unfortunate as to run on  ;o rocks, a most remote contingency,  the would still float, bor upper bottom  preventing the waler from entering  tho ..i.i.-. Then there are nine watcr-  tje-i*"   bulkheads.  The ship  is  lighted  throughout  by  '.lectricity, and has a large cool storage accommodation, a special refrigerating chamber having been set apart  tor  stores  to  be  usee!   by  passengers  cn  the voyage.    As a  passenger  ves  pi  tbe    Castilian is sure to speedily  attain popularity, for she embraces all  those   improvements     which    Messrs  Allan's long experience for lhe North  Atlantic     passenger   trade -has   sug-  gcsteel.     The   saloon   passengers   arc  berthed amidships on the biidge deck.  On the promenade deck above is llu  music   room,   furnished   with   a  style  md   elegance  which   on<~   hardly    cx-  r.tcts  to  find  on  ship  board  even   in  these days of luxurious ocean travel.  Mm   ceiling     and ���������  paneling     are   in  white- nntl gold  in llio style of Louis  '���������".������������������-with lounges and chairs uphols  iererl in old golel and tapestry en suite.  ���������v   Bcehslein   piano   is   provided    and  ���������-.Ilogether the apartment is a marvel  of luxury and elegance.    A handsome  ���������intrance  hall   and   staircase  adjacent  tc the music room communicates wilh  ilc  <-.-,-:_*  r]"iz-- dining room'   on    tne  bridges   deck   below.'  Seating   accommodation'Is provided for lOO.and capi-  '���������al   provision  is  made   for  light  and  ventilation.       The   large   ports     are  liistefully  screened  by  curtains.   The  cem���������������   eif   the   ceiling   is   pierced   by  glass.    The wall panels arc of variou?  simile's     of     hardwood,     handsomely  ���������.'M-vec'i.  and  a  bright gold  frieze, depicting flowers anel fruit, connects the  rich  reels ami  browns of    tbe    walls  wilh the cream and gold with which  che ceiling is decorated.    Thc lounges  nnel  chairs  arc  of  mahogany, upholstered in velvet, while handsome sideboards   anel   graceful   electric     lamp?  complete the equipment of a room the  solid and handsome comforts of which  I'oyagers  cannot fail   to  appreciate.  Adjacent to the saloon are the pan-  -ry service rooms, bar etc.  The slate rooms range aft from the  ���������aloon. and are handsomely fiileel  with modern and elegant, appointments. They are berthed for two or  three pasengers. AI the after end  of che first cabin'accommodation is a  si.acious smoke room clone substantially in oak and leather with mar-  -hle=-i&ppcd-cai-il-tables.-  I-ool on her first voyage on the 23rd  inst, lias been entrusted to Captain  Barrett, late of the Parisian. Ho is  the commodore cqplaid of tho Allan  ileet, and; both in Canada and the  clcl counlry his name is a household  word, so-.long and honorably has he  been before the public*-as a skilful  and careful navigator possessed of a  unique experience of the peculiarities  of Canadian "'navigation.  JAPAN VS. BRITISH COLUMBIA  t Leon  To  the  Editor:  Sir:    .At the first glance 0110 would  say  the  people  of  a  province  would  have 11 perfect right to say who shall  be allowed to settle among them. To  a certain extent they have, bill wheu  we consider lhat by refusing to allow  the people of a' friendly nation under  any   circumstances   lo   settle  in     the  country thoy may seriously affect the  initio relations of our nation, we can  recognize tlie right of the federal government   lo   interfere.    In   the   North  West   Territories   tlie   situation   with  lcgard   to  Doukhobors  and   Galicians  is veiy difteent.    li.is uot a question  of offending some frieiully nation by  ;elling them that in no case are their  citizens   lit   to   associate   with   white  men.    It   is   the   action   of   our   own  servants   in   collecting   the   scum     of  European   nations   and   forcing   them  on us whether we like it or not. They  torgec   that   they   are   responsible   to  us as well as to  the party by whose  Influence they have been placed lu the  oosilion   of   responsibility,   which     is  often done by a parly  leader merely  itating  that they  are  Ct and   proper  persons  to  represent us.    How  many'  ?ive 11 thought to the fitness of a can-  ���������lidate, but accept a man on the word  of a leader who may be a good man,  but quite as often a rogue whose only  ibjeci is to fill  his own  pocket,  and  il  is  only  aftor  tbey   begin   to  fulfil  their   duties  thai  the   masses  realize  vhat. fools they have been.    The Do-  ���������ninion government say that wo have  10  rights in  tlie  North   AVest lands,  and 'yet   by   tlieir   settlement     with  Manitoba' they   have   recognized   the  -Igilts of .the people to the land and  ither natural .wealth of this country  :n trust for the building of it up. Any  ���������Ight  the  Dominion   government  had  o control them or what should be our  provincial affairs ceased the day they  -ecognizecl  a  local  government elect-  id  by  the  people  of  the  Territories,  for  they  have  not  been    elected'   lo  'ook   after   our   local . interests���������lhey  only assumed those duties when there  was  no one else  lo do-it and  would  low retain them in as. far as it suits  tlieir purpose, that is to say, tliey allow  113  lhe work  and   expense while  hey-reap all  the profit.    It is to  be  hoped  that our  people  will  never be  0 foolish as to acept any other settlement   vriMi   the"   Dominion   government as Manitoba has.    Her troubles  have only commenced.    In what state  will she be financially when she has  been  a provnicc as long as Ontario?  Would Ontario submit, to her natural  wealth   being  kept  from   her?   1  say  hat she would not. but if she had she  would  have been  bankrupt long ago.  What  n   prospect   for   the  older  provinces  to have in  lhe  future to support, several  provinces  pauperized- by  their Dominion legislators before they  wero   allowed,  to   exist   as   such. * Al  iny rate, in llie North West,, no matter  lo  what  party we  belong,  we aro  bound   lo   fight   for   a   very   different  policy from what either party has as  ycl offered us.  -   Yours  truly,  THE   BISON.  prings  Upper Arrow Lake,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Well Known for Their  Health Giving Properties.  mimmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  r  s.  E  E  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act op Paw-i^ment, 1835.  -���������_.��������� -..���������.������. ���������. -��������� .  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  :S  3  3  3  PAID UP CAPITAL  REST FUND  ������2.000,000 -J9  ������l,5CO.O0O _3  ������- DIEECTOKS:   Wji. Moi.HO- JlAKI'IircnsO-, Prcsldi'iil;  G.  IT. Ewixu, Vlco I'rcslelenti ^3  g- W. M. I~A~ISAY,~_iA_Ut;.:i. KlVI.KT, llFNHY AllCIllll.ll.li, J. I". Ci.i:ghijiin, -������  C*. II. Maiiki.a.id Moi.suk. ___2|  ^ F. Wokfkhton TuoiiAS, General Manager. ^������S  fc     A Rc._eial bunking business transacted.     Interest allowed at current ;2  |= rates* J. D. MOLSON, 3  ������*: Manacihii, Hi:y_i.mi>!:_, U.C.    Z3  Both Hotels Op^q for the Winter  ������iiMiisnmn������imii, ������������������mmm m> ,f  The Aitow Lakes Steamers' Kootenay aiid Minto Call Daily.  A Conveyance is run in connection with the Steamer's  and thc Springs.  Good Accommodation both  at   the   Springs' and at  the Landing.      ... -   *  Telegraphic Communication.      Baths Tree.   .    Rates  $1.25 per clay.  u - *-*���������-. *��������� -   .   --   Proprietor.  Adjoining lhis room is a bar and  i" barber shop fitted amongst olher  things, with an electrical  hair brush.  Tbe second cabin accommodation  is on the main deck, the saloon, which,  extends the wholo width of the ship,  being sealed for 150 passengers. The  panelling is In cream relieved by dark  i.alnut, and iho celling is in cream  and gold whiloc hairs and sofas are  ".".bolstered in red Persian pile. A  similar color scheme being followed  it the carpet. . A c'enual skylight  n.nel 12 ports secure the'piovision of  both light and ventilation; nnd a'-"  -.lie ports aio strcenoil by ;rel cur"  'ains with brans fHtingR it will !*._  'een that tlu* saloon marks a distinct  ���������eivanre* on lho usual catering for  ibis ciass  of  voyageis.  The second class state room'* ai-p  frrwaid of thc dining saloon ami are  ."iiied with two. three or four berths,  h" furniture beinir in mahogany, A  'ari.r- and handsome smoke room with  lar, etc.. is provided for second cabin  I assengers on ihe- upper ei"t-k. tilon-;  with  bath  rooms,  lavatorie-ii.  etc.  To; waul cn the main ib e*l: art of  "li" i ri'W's ti-iaiicis is llie s.1 "crage  -ic.com tnoda lio!'.. Permanent li-rf'ns,  elc, for 200 pansencern cf this' class  -re provided, hut should o-casion require' space and fittings aro provided for a large number of aelditinnnl  passengers. Baths and lavatory ac-  -t moelation is also provided, and  throughout the ship the sanitary a -  ran-nmeiilK are of lhe most up-to-date  -.nil approved e-hnra.'.ter. The steer-  r.pe cabins are fitted with four anel  six berth;;, this nrrnn.'tcnv-nt securing for the third ul.-i.is p.i".f.ciige:"s' th*"  nanus privacy and retirement as win  formerly only exi ended to those who  lavellcd at first or second cla:->3 rates,  ���������"���������n her trial trip the Castilian dovel-  -pe.-l a speed of c.er in knoTi. her  performance, being -egarfled as highly  '���������c'l.-'actoiv both 'by owners and  '���������uilderE. Though at present the .l._  ���������he larsert vessel in the Allan fleet,  .-lie will soon lose that distinction,  r," two hirerr passt-nper ve-ssflr of the  very hi ";_-,"���������_!. clasi are How approae-ii-  'uk" ��������� eimiil'jiion on 111" Clyilf 'I h~ ,-r  vessels are the Tunisian ant] fjavaj-iiti  each of which'will be ovor 10.000 tons  ~~ross. and will maik a now onoeb in  ���������be history of steam coramuni-atSon  between  l!ie���������old country and  Canad:.  The  Farisian,   which" leaves   Llve:-  NEW   GOLD'STOCK   ISSUED  London. March 5.���������The stock of the  Edmonton Oold anel .Platinum Dredging Syndicate was issued to the public  yesierelay. The capital is ������50.000.  The present subscription asked is  C20.000 of preferred stock. Lord  Bateman is the chairman oi the company.  Revelstoke.  Gity Directory  (1897-93)  Now in Course of Preparation  It will rnko three months to compile.    Help i  .iloni.-.    It ivii! lie  3ig"ger," Better, and Right Up-to-Date  vritli mar~.~ic *-  cily counril. anrl all complete;  Itevi'l-tokL''."     rcsoiii-fi.^.   Inhabitant..,   1hisiii..������m  hoiiip-:  in fad, tin- ti-mtliC'Sl lioolc ever ispuocl  in Ri*vi*I������tokc.    Price: ������0 cents.  Arlvertiainp rates on ujiiilicalion.  R. P. PETTIPIESii,  Revcistol^e  TEXT:  James v., Ill, 20.  An Excellent  Sermon  Delivered licforc the Orange'  Lodge, No. 1(138, at Itevelsl oke, *'  B. C. in the Methodist church  on Sunday morning. Nov. G~.b,  "181)8, by Kev.'S. J. Thompson,  in a neai ly printed ,]3-pai>e -  ���������   pamphlet.  There are more hard  fads   '  and valuable   information' in  this   little   booklet   than   you  can   imagine   until   you  have  read ir.     It's wonh a dollar if '  it's worth a cent.  Mailed to any address for 25c - *  R] P. PETTIPIECE, Revelstoke, B.C  00 .(0t .00 .  0S0 . fi&. 0&. 0& .  ������2s>- iQ&r ������a������' &&*r  >__���������__, ��������� t^ . ^^ . *aa^ ���������  . 0& .00 . fiD .(O0. fi& .00  w  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  liilmd'ifinr/ in <i most e-'riliny ond vivid manner cries of fire, lhc galloping  of horses, fhe lire hell, the whistle of the fire, alarm, lho running out of tlie  hone, and a splendid, rliorus. ran be reproduced, on the Graphophobia.  MIASTHH/j SHOWS, icilfi overture, jokes and, comic songs.  A   C/I'Cl.'S. icilh jokes by the clowns, and, new jokes loo.  COM/f: SONGS by all, tin: leading singers ; for example���������  " IP7//1 T nil) D/ilVEY DOC by Dan W. Quinn, nml hundreds of other things  can mni: Uc reproduced, on the Grapfiophone.  *  Graph op Ji ones at Reduced  Prices.  ito  Graphophones as Cheap as Dirt.  Small Graphophones. Large Graphophones. Coin Slot Graphopliones.  Ilaords kept in slock.    Records of favourite, songs made daily.  Gramophones and Records on Sale.  THE Ctl'./SHA   LANCERS are, x'},lrndid, mid we have the Mimosa Waltz from  tin; same opera.  A large consignment of Violin* jusl arrived, from $i.7i'J lo-SJ'r. ' "  Jtaiijos. A itfohorps. Guitars, Mandolins, and all Musical Supplies.  TIIE FA MOCS CEIUIA IW IIEISTZMAN and, MORRIS PIANOS. ' :  Call at our Store on Stephen. A venue, or virile al one'e, nieiiiiunina IhU paper.  The Alberta $iusic Co., Calgarv).  *  (t.  torn.  9\  -TEMPEST 8r SMITH.  **0  ���������2Sl* >*������v' *-2ss'  ^v ��������� ^-"i ��������� ^v ��������� -^ ��������� "^ ��������� ���������*"* -  '**2--*������5iE> A*z<t--*ea> ���������rsssnAsrut -<������������,'���������eS* >_?.,><-  '/������'��������� 00' 00- 0B) ��������� 00- 0& '00 ��������� 0& ��������� 00  . ^y .^5* ��������� ^x ��������� ^5?" ��������� ^*^ ��������� ^~~l*.  -������������~~B> *<&r -������** ^BV, "������& r^D>.  * HS0 ' 00 ��������� 060 *  00- 00- am*��������� 00��������� fS*-  RATES..  $1 oo   PER   DAY-  Good accouimcditio!'. A yood b.ir  well supiilied wieli cliiiuo wines  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Trains  owse.  Brown   & Pool,  Proprietors,  Do  .You   CUant   a    f_ome   in    This    Grocuing    CQining   and  Rail-may   Centre   ?  The C. & K. ste.itn Navi������ntion Company have.sjtnj of tho . niDst  do  lightful pioperty in' llevelsloke!     It 13 cliariuingly   situated,    handy   to  to any portion of the town.    Come and enquire about it nt once.*,. Easy  terms if necessary.  HniG-'&cmuG, Sole Agents  F. JVeCJIRTY  .Wholesale and llctail Dealer in   PRLMH BEEF, PORK.'  Fisli>.and , .Game '"in   .Season.       Markets 'at' llevelstoke,  Revelstoke'Station', Nakusp, Trout Lake City, anil .Ferguson.  Tabic furnished- with  the choicest, the mnrke.6  r. fiords. T5est Wines  Ijiqiioi-.M nnel Cigars  Large-light bed'rooms.     Rates   $1.C0 si tiny.     Monthly rate.  J. ALBERT STONE, rrc>|irietor.  THE "PIONEEK :LIVE'RY^U=r  Foed and Sale Stable of the Lardeau and Trout Lake District  S.ieLilc    unel     Pack    llorsea  aiivnys Tor hire. <*-  'KreifjlilinK.au.     T> aiuing    a  specially.  t  ���������Diiilv^SUigo leaves, Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  -~T"~fer-lVout~Mk"e"Oily~���������Forparticiiliirs-write"  ~" ���������* '   ������������������"���������'������������������������������������ - -*��������� ";  --.   .-,'��������� OUAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson'sLamiing.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CIIUUCII ��������� Kovclstoko.  Preuohinfc sccvlcoa ut, 11 a.m.. and 7:30  p.m. ejlni-8 raootlnie at tho dono'of tlie  morning Pcrvioo. ^ahbeitli School und Blhlo  CIuhs ut -2:!~o p.m. ' Wokly prayor meeting  every Wednesday cvoimiik ut 7:30 p.m. Tnu  public uro ROrdially invited.   Sentu frco.  HEV. S. J. THOMPSON-. PiiBtor.  C"HUKOir OF ENOLAND-St. ��������� Pcter'u  v^ llovi'lrloko Hours of Bc.rvicn: Evening  pruyer e\r.ily nt 5 o'clock. .Fridays at 7:30.  Sundr.ye and Feativalu: Holy Coniiiiuuioii at,  ii.ni.. .'iinrnln^'Di-iiycr at 11. Sur.iluy S::liool  nnilKililc ejluyu at 8:39, cvoluib pmyi r at 7:110.  Firm Siineluy in Uionioatli Holy Communion  ut inornlnir hitvIcos.    pitKaiWTKHIAN C'XIUIICH���������Reyolntoke.  A Heirvico every Hunelny utllu.m. iind 7:!I0  p.in Hiiro Cl ihi ul 2:110 p.in., to which  '.11 uro "-vpIcoiiio. I'rnyor nicctiiiK ui 8 p.m.  every Wcdneuday.  '    BEV. T.MKNZI 153, P.lator.  IJ OMAN OATUOI.IO CHUKGH ��������� Kovcl-  l-������- ntukn. _\Ins* llrtt and tliird Sundays in  monlli at 10:30 u. ni.  IlEV. FATHER TIIAYEU.  SALVATION AllMY-Me _llnR8 every night  iu the:r liu-1 on Front Sirm-t.  The Vernon Soda  Watep. Woi������k,������ . ���������.'  M. J. O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  "Hiinuf.-ictu-or of Soda Wnler, jlneor  Ale, Sursaprlllu and all. Soft Drinks..  A full .Hiipplr kept in stock  nt Mc-  (.'nriyV   ejo!d SiornRO, whero ordcrn   <'-<n lii'lpft. *       -������?n-<w-tf  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  B .acksiuithiB!?' Jabbiiii-  PIumbiHfir.   A^iPe FiltiiaP  TiaMaiihinfir  Sheet Irom IVorh  vB.n.6hinory Repaired  Wmkg V/ork a ?p3oialty_r___=a  . TtOSf*. G'CJSliO'S  Rovelstoho  Station-  Loyal Or an go  Lodg-o, No. 1058.  I'i'Ciilnr  iiice!iii(;.~  mc  liclil  In tlio  Oddfellows Hall nn thetliin! Friehiy  of p.ii'irniontli at, 7..10 p. in.   Visitlnfj  lent    l.ri'tliren e-ordiiillv invilcil.  W. O. Hiiney, 'W.M.*: !.'. P. I'elll-  ploi'i', l*er. Si'i'.; Dr. T. Jt-ITj, l'ln. See ; TIioh.  Slci'il, Ti'i'ifin'ei".  Court   Mt.   Begbie,  I.O.F.,No.346i.  Meets in the Odd-  'fellows' Hall on tho  2nd unil 41 li Fridays of  eucli iiioiilh." Visiting  brethren invited to  attend.  B. It. Ouinphell,.   K.' D. J. C. Johnson  Chief R.aiifier. Iter.-Sec.  ifevelstol^e  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.'  Vaccine   kept    on-  hand..  Ors.  McKechnie   and   Jeffs. Attendants  mmmsm  SECURED  \\  ���������    ? rito for our intorcstinj*: books " Invent-',  i r.re Ilelp" and "How you aro swindled."  i hend us a rough skotcli or model of vour .  , invention or improvement and wc -will tell i  i Hi������liiM>C reforonces lui-ni^Iicd.  HARION a MAHION  | PATENT SOLICITORS ft EXPERTS  I Clrll 4 __Ii>clianlcal,Ei_iitinccri, Graduates of tho  I I'oljlochiiic Hchool of rnslnecrlilt;, EaUielcri ln  , Applied   bclcncci, - I.ara! - Unlvcrsify; illembcis  IV.ent Lnw A������!oc!a!lon, American Waterworks  A9_.ooI_.Uq_i. S:ir Enaland' Wntir Works Abboc.  P. Q- Suiveyorg Aseoclctibn, Assoc. MetalKr Can.  Society of,Civil Engineers.  ��������� OFFICEI--* HEW YOaK "FE B'lD'C.MONTIlEM. CHI.  Il-l-l-t*. tATUNJIO BUILDING, WASHIIICTON, D.O.  ���������     ~     " v*W^r^'  '.  ,>,    _- ...   r-.^'-  Al >'���������  Frightful   Explosion  POW/DER MAGAZINE EXPLODES  IN SOUTHERN FRANCE  TERRiBLE ACCIDENT  HUNDREDSOF PEOPLE KILLED  Many Buildings Utterly Destroyed-  22,000 Pounds of Powde: Goe3 Off  An Oner���������Foity   Bodies Recovered  Toulon, March G.���������The naval jeweler magazine al Laguabran In Southern France exploded this morning.  Nearly all thc soldiers on duty at the  magazine were killed. Two hundred  surrounding   buildings   were     razed.  Sixty people were killed. Forty  corpses have be*en been recovered.  Iluiiilrecl3 of people have been , in-  jureif. ������  The cause of this dreadful disaster was the explosion of 22,000 pounds  of powder. It looked like a rol-  eunic ciuption at the time of the  explosion.  CiOV. FORGET SERIOUSLY 11.1.  Winr.ipeg.Mareh G.���������In an interview  here today with J. C. McLagan, editor  of the Vancouver World, he said he  had been accompanied by Premier  l.'aultain from Regina part of the  May down anel that iho premier had  confided to him the distressing news  li.at Lleuteuani Governor Forget is  seriously ill, and not expected to recover.    BELGIUM'S QUEEN DYING  Brussels, March 6.���������The Queen of  Belgium has hatl a relapse and tho  last  sacrament  administered.  BRITISH PROPERTY DAMAGED  London, March 6.���������Ic is learned  lliar. during lhc past week a majority  of British houses trading with ths  riiilinnines made reprcseiuatioiis to  the foreign office respecting damage  ilone to tlieir properties at the icceiu  fighting around Manila. Mr. Brccler-  ick, parliamentary foreign secretary,  said the government would seriously  consider the matter.  THE LATE  LORD HERSCHELL  London.     March     6.���������Tbe    British  "cinisei- Talbot will convey Herschell's  Ve mains    to    England.'-    The funeral  p.i'1-viccs  at  Washington  were  largely  ollcnded.  WILL. INCREASE ' TAXATION  , London, March o.���������The British govei nmenl. are. increasing taxation lo  meet the - present deficit of several  millions.  ALLIANCE   IN   SIGHT  London, March G.���������Japan may send  n special mission to Greal Britain  nnd tin*.1 United States.  BENZINE   DISASTER  St. Petersburg, March C.-r-A' carboy of benzine exploded in a third  class carriage which was burned. Six  v, omen and one" man ��������� were killed  while 16 others were injured. '   ������  AN  ENGINEuR    AND  KILLED  FIREMAN  Boiler of Ei-gine Drawirg M. & N. W.  Express Bursts ��������� No Passengais  Injured.  Winnipeg, March 7.���������A terrible accident befell the locomotive tliat wns  pulling the cast bound M. & N. W..  express which left Yorkton yesterday  morning nt 2:15 for Winnipeg. All  went well until the watertank just  west   if   Millwood   was  passed,  about  .lirce hours later. The water had'  been taken at the tank and the .train  ; icely in motion again when without  warning the boiler exploded with tremendous force, killing the engineer  and fireman instantly and hurling  tlie big locomotive from the track,  Uie engine was on a steep down grade  ac the time running inlo the valley  of  the  Assiniboine. The    balance  remained on lhe track and kept on  ils way clown hill, but was eventually stopped, none of its passengers  being injured. No information as to  tlie cause of the accident had reached,  tlie head office of the company hero"  up to last evening and in the. absence,  i.t. such the oflicials declined to'say'  anything on the subjoct. The locomotive had "only been in use seven  years and was considered to be .in  ���������".ood working shape.' Names' of killed  are1: . ���������  ENGINEER  W.   HILL,   Miiincdosa,  ngeel  30.  FIREMAN DONLON.  Both  men  were unmarried.  HERSCHELL'S  SUCCESSOR  London. March 7.���������Sir Edward Fry,  formerly Lord Justice of Appeal, Is  suggested as successor to Lord Herschell as head of the Canadian Joint  Commission." Lord MacNaglhton is  also regarded as a suitable chairman  of the commission, but he is already  fnlly-engagod ..in. tho Argentine Arbitration commission. Tlie appointment ot Lord Brampton (Sir Henry  Hawkins) is now* considered unlikely.  FIFTY CORPSES RECOVERED  Toulon, March 7.���������About 50 corpses  have now been recovered from the,  f.ceuo of lhe explosion ot the powder'  magazine yesterday near Toulon. The  remains of several other victims are  still  buried   in   the  debris.  '7>      IMPORTANT   DEPUTATION  Vancouver,   March   ".���������-A      'deputation of Dyea cilizons are at  Victoria  their way to Washington and Otta-  SCURVEY AT DAWSON  News Brought Down.by Passengers on  Steamer Tecs���������Valuable Claims are  Being Jumped.  Victoria, March G.���������Mr.*- s Ritlle. a  Dawson claim owner, who was a pas-,  seiiRer- fo ^Victoria by the Tees, say.*  lliat this month will .see hundreds  leaving',Dawson, and few of them will  tome oul with any golel." * MAtiy'wero  sick at Dawson when he-lelt,' scurvy  I'eing ihe most prevalent ' disease.  Willi llie appioach of the warm  weather," it is feared tlio.disease will,  spread. Commissioner Ogilvie-.-has.  piveii orders that no" meat" 'is to "be  solel aftor April, in brd.r 'to prevent,  the spread of scurvy. Tlii's-orcler has  had thc effect of reducing tlie price ot  beef. Rough pieces were being solel  for 12 1-2 cents a pound, and only  prime pails brought 25 cents per  pound.      ���������  !_'","  Two brothers, named Berry, among'  the. Klondike's richest miners, have  held and worked lwo valuable claims,  d and 7. anel Eldorado, for a consider  able time, taking out over S150.000 for  the season. The lease lapsed, and,  by a mistake, .they failed-to renew lt  until one clay after the time of grace  allo-yed. In lhc meantime a man  who , knew the facts jumped llie  claim." The brothers protested, but  Ihe court held that the jumping was  quite legal, and the owners had to pay  ?<tO,C,00 to gel their property back.  Another Klondiker, named Plamon-  elcn, tells of a rich strike at the head  oC the -Klondike river. "Gold," he  said, "has been coming down-from.the  heael waters of the Klondike -river  rjiiite frequently this winter, and  many a miner has pushed ' back  towards the Rockies," with a lislit  outfit. Just before I left for the outside some* miners came in and re-  pcrled a rich strike at almost tho  vory source of the stream. , It was  back in the low mountains, where the  river that has m'ade so many men  rich is hardly .13 large as some of its  branches furthor down. Nuggets  worth $2 lo S3 were said 'to bo plenty.  The minors also told of several rich  quartz finds. A small stampede followed the arrival of t'uc.nien.".. Steam  thawing machines are being useel in  Klondike for the first time tliis year.  The. experiment is proving very successful, and threatens to change the  I'.nhiier of mining entirely."  COOL AT ATLIN  Eight  Men   Frozen   to , Death ��������� Great  Finds in the Mining Region '���������'  , "Victoria," March 3.���������tV.c steamer  Tees has just arrived. On her. were  two - badly, frozen minors, W. W?  Crime, .and J. Wishwort, of Victoria,  well known here and reliable," who  tell of oiglit "men having been frozen  IKE   WONT   HAVE   IT  ���������. Winnipeg. March 7.���������Isaac Camp-  l-ell.-of Winnipeg, has officially stat-  :���������.. in Ottawa lhal ho has declined tho  Manitoba chief justiceship.  ,  HAD A FIERCE  SCRAP  THE  DRUCE  CASE  London, March 6.���������The' Pall^ Mall  Gazette announces that the home secretary has decided to allow Mrs.  Druce to open the grave in Hlghgate  cemetery in which her father in law,  1, C. Druce, is alleged to have been  buried. This will settle the conten-  -lioir"of~Arrs~Druc~e~thairtho-cofnn-di{l  not contain the body of Mr. Druce,  .who, she declares, was the rightful  fifth Duke of Portland.  FIRE AT  QU'APPELLE  Qu'Appelle, March ������.���������J. r McEwen's  blacksmith shop and the frame dwelling occupied bv Mrs. Winters, was  destroyed by fire last niglit.   McEwmi  Vienna. March' li.���������Constantinople  advices,- say* that Albanian Mussul-  i." ans and. Turkish troops were recently engaged in a fierce -haltle* in  Northern --Macedonia.. Several hundred are reported to "have been killed  on each side.  ������a to confer with 'the'authorities oii ! ������ a.���������.th inU^ ^olcl snap ������f 5S 1nd  lhc question of joining-Canada. C0   bsl������w  ,zel������   at   Athn*   ,A* number  ������ were also badly frozen.   They cannot  give" names." An* Indian and two  Frenchmen arrived there after a year,  on the trail. They went in by the  Edmonton  rout'?..    ,   ,       ,       ,  Another* Report  brings  news  of  a    teirible    blizzard  which caught a' great number of men  on thc Atlin trail last Monday.   With.  ry little warning the storm came  from the mountains, the thermometer  dropping in a lev/ hours from 'the  point of comparative comfort to GO  degrees below zero. Two of the victims," came ' down oil' the Tees. 'One  of thorn is Jas. Wishart. wei known  in Biilish Columbia- cities, and in  Toronto, who was on his was: in to  take'charge-of thc.Russcl hotel bar'  at Atlin. Ho had been walking in thc  'water and his feet were' so badly  frozen that his toes will have to. be  amputated. , The'other was W. XV.  Crime of'this city, whose .heels were  so severely frszen that he has to use  crutches. -    -  A .mining expert, named Rosenfeld,  from France, has made a rich' placer  location on ..Cariboa creek, .in Atlin,  and discovered seven. lcdges_ of _ gold  CORDELIA   AND'SAM .WILL.HANG  " Oltawa, March 7.���������Cordelia- Viau  acid Sum, Paralow will bo hanged ' at  SL SchiM'astique, Quebec, on Friday.  The Minister of Justice having refused  to commute the sentences.  KIPLING'S   DAUGHTER   DIES  New York, March 7.���������Tbe six year  old daughter of Rudyard Kipling died  from pneumonia yesterday at the  Grenoble Hotel this cily.  TELEGRAPH LINE TO THE YUKON  Ottawa,  March  7.���������Thc  government  has" decided  to  construct a telegraph  quartz  in   Che  vicinity.  .DEAD. MAN'S' ISLAND  held  insurance but the dwelling was  Uno" to   connect  the   Yukon   territory  not. insured with British  Columbia.      A parly  of  engineers will leavo here Thursday  next to commence work * without  delay. Tho ministers have decided  that the franchise for'a telegraph lino  to Dawson is too valuable a onc, and  loo important from a standpoint of  national safety to * bo allowed    to co  not insured.  FRENCH BALOONIST  Dr. Termagne Returns Alter a Season in  Dawson  II. M. S. TALBOT ARRIVES  New York, March 7.���������After a  pleasant voyage from the- Bermudas  the British cruiser Talbot, Captain  Gamble, arrived in port this after-  nr-on and anchored off Bodloes Island.  She* was ordered here by tho British  government to  tako  home   tho  body  ��������� Vancouver, March 4.���������The steamer  Coquitlam arrived from the north today with the news that .the Cape  Mudge Indians ��������� have laid ��������� claim to  Deadman's island on the Indian res-  civation which their' forefathers se-  curedi from the' government - and  whicli  they   nover  abandoned.  WILL MEET  CUT RATES  CHINA DISMEMBERED  Pekin Anthcnlies Suspect Tliat Ital p-.  and Great Britain Are Putting Up a  Job, in Conjunction With Other  Powdr;:���������Can See Her Own Finish  '- Pekin; March 4.���������The demand of  oi" the Italian government upon the  .government' " of China to lease San  Mun -Bay as a coaling station and  naval base on" the same: conditions as  those under which Germany holds  Kinas Chau bay, has alarmed China,  .which is now seething with disquietude. ' China is' firmly convinced that  Great Britain is chiefly responsible  for*the Itaban demand that was made  in .older to emphasize Greal Britain's  displeasure at the turn which the  Northern' railroad question has taken.  Tliey declare as proof of this assertion" Great Britain has determined  upon a "sphere of action" nr.d abandoned the "open door" policy. Diplomatists openly say that a new  phase'is beginning, a policy wliich will  end in the partition of China, upon  the,pari; of the powers.  ENGLISH   METHODS  Chief Justice Chambers of the Samean  Islands Ccmphnieuts Biilish Naval  Commander  Vancouver, March 3.���������Australian  papers whicli arrived here today on  the steamer Miowera print tho following letter from Chief Justice Chambers of Samoa to* Captain Sturdy of  H. M. S. Porpoise, which took a prominent part in the recent trouble al  Samoa';  "Nothing you could have done, since  the events in Samoa brought us so  close together, .has been a surprise lo  us. They were simple acts of a noble  minded man and an English gentleman. To me.v.-ith my oyes open lo  it-all,-it has been a marvel that in  the midst of thc whirlwind of evonls  requiring patience, skill and. courage,  vou have been able to command" the  situation in all its bearings so par-  feclly. If the officers and men of  Porpoise are a sample of the English  navy then I want to be a convert to  the principles of Anglo-Saxon alliance, not from motives of policy, but  because J see lhal behind lhe power  of your, ships there is a stronger moral  power for the uplifting, of the human  race. ""'" ~~-p fixed in "ur faith that  llie Ensrlish-Amoi-ican alliance is another- expression of human freedom,  unusual prosperity . and. the -ultimate  political niillenium, through' the  world.'  CRISIS PAST  Revelstoke will QuintupLe  Present   Population .  of 2000.'  "Rcvclstoko  lias  been   .selected  by  the.  C.  P.  J.i.   ns the terminal-point Cor North  Kootenay and Okanagan.  ahead. Thc judicious  will invest in  IMPERIAL BANK  "~-0F CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,080,608  Reserve     ....   1,200,009  Directors:  H. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pres'., (St. Catharine)  William Ranisav, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stajter  Eliab Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  EranoheB  North West; and British Columbii  Frandon  Calgary  EdmnotTi  Ports ge la'  Prairie  Prince Albert  N  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO,  .Niagara Falls  Fergus "*       - -���������  Gait  Inurirsnll  Li-lo'.ic*l  V������ccouY������t  Winnipeg  Revelitok*  lson, B.  St. IhozziM  Toronto  Welland  Woodntoek  Hamilcon  rieveis  while it can be  $7Cft wiii buy two fino lui-ines.". lots 7 ami S, block 10, on   (jr������fc street, 50  forI; by. J0D leiit.    Opposite j. D. Sibbalii'** l evidence. Easy terms.  $250 cv-li wiil buy 'ivn nici- lot", 50 by 1C0, nearly  opposite Sampson's  ,     hoiiM-.-   L its :j and A, Block 11.       ' '    '  $'���������350 will buy a lot 23x100, m~ xt !.hc Front St Tost Ol'iiee.  $1000 will buy ii block. 75x100 on Canipbtil Avenue.    .  s? 10C0 will buy ,i lot. 25x100 in tbe centre of tbe business part of M.c  eiiz'u*. AveniH'.  $700 will buy two lots*, 0 ami 7, block 0, 50x100 opposite C. B. Hutiii* &  Co.'s wiiro house on Cuiupbell Avenue.  $i)7.j will buy a hou-*u anel iosO, block -10, on Third Street. ��������� Five  rooms  bath room and pantry.'    ������750 down anel balance   to   pay   on lot  in  10 years at S pei-cent;    The loti* 50x100.  $000 will buy a one storey liouae and lot 0, Uiook 45, on Third St.   The  _        I.ioti"* a corner, 50*?ICO. ft * . ' * *    .  md     lot 1,     block 11,     coiner of     Jumes  a  house  k-v- P. I  Montreal March 4.���������Messrs -Allan &  company and the Dominion steamship  company havo decided ' to' meet the  cut rates introduced by American  lines and have issued notices that  hereafter tliere wiil be a reduction of  from $5 to $15 dollars in rates, to take  effect immediately.  COURTEOUS  SYMPATHY  Washington, March 4.���������To show the  deep   sympathy   felt   by..the _ United  _ _               .    States   government . with   ths   British  f Ilaiou Herschell, wliich is expected government anel the Herschell family  hero this evening from Washington, in thc loss of tho late president of the  Tho     Talbot sails      tomorrow     tor Joint Hith .commission, the   ' ������-"���������<-  Kngland.  STRATHCONA'S LIBERALITY  Winnipeg,  Marcli  7.���������Lord    Strath-  rona gave .'1.000 to the debt fund ot  Christ Church, Winnipeg.   ^��������� ������  OBSEQUIES OF DR. KING  American government has proffered the use  of-a.United States warship to .convey  the remains to England.  Inlo any but .government hands.  Seattle, March 6.���������Dr. A.- J. 1'er-  magne was one of the arrivals from  Victoria today, having come down  from the north hy the steamer Tecs.  Sent out here by the French government in charge of a balloon expedition to hunt Andree In the Klondike,  Dr. Termagne. who is a scientist, of  some note, joined the Klondike  Pioneers Company here and went gold  mininir to Dawson. He diel not take  the balloon alons at all, but it is still  here in the C. P. R. freight sheds, and  probably will be shipped ' back to  France without ever being used  here in connection wilh the search for  which  it was  originally intended.  Dr. Termagne, it is understood, did  very well in the north. He diel somo  washing for golel on his own account, anel by locating come and purchasing others is now tho owner of  some 11 claims. Thero aro somo on  Bonanza and others on Skookum and  ether creeks.  Dr. Termagne is now on Ilia ~vay to  Paris.      Ho will  endeavor to Interest  half a million dollars of capltalf to go      Winnipeg, March 7.���������The late Prin  into a scheme*     of representing     ttie'eipal King, of Manitoba College, will  Klondike nt tlio Paris expedition.     it hn   buried   at   Kildonati   cemetery   on  and*It looks"asTf^ it woulil. it will seal  Wednesday. j-hg doom of the Chinese empire.  A later despatch from tho Rome cor-  CASE  lcssondert   of   the   Daily   Mail   Eays:    I "Italian   warships .landed  marines  ir.  S.-.n   Mun   bay.   thus "virtually  taking-  Paris.   March    7.���������M.idamo    Charles    j cssession.      Italy   will   pay   near):-  bicnchiul, wife of the famous French t cSO.000 for these concessions.   Tsung  ii'.'iiie:     artist,  ia em  trial iliere      rorji/, S'ltmcn  wishes to recluce the lease  poisouhi"; her hus>baud. |.    50 years. - '���������    . Z*  CHINA  REFUSES  DEMANDS  ITALIAN  Pekin, Marcli 6.���������China has refused  Italy's demands for a coaling station  hut Italy is net dismayed and has  landed marines and will send mo.'e  warships to enforce tho negotiations.  If   Itatv's   demand   is   insited    upon  K'pling Com'ng Round in Great Style-  Doctors Say He Can Drive Out in  Three Weeks . .  New York, March 3.���������The condition  of Rudyard Kipling is very much im-  rroved tonight". Thc crisis in the  disease was passed this morning. The  Associated Press despatches last  night indicated that, the crisis was  closo at iand mid that it was because  of. this'the physicians displayed so  much anxiety concerning the outcome.  The latest statement given up by Dr.  Dunham last night was that his patient was better in one way ar.d  worse in another, and* this simply  meant that while Uie respiration  improved, showing that respiration  was taking place in tl'.e affected lungs,  the fever hail not subsided, and* that,  therefore, the crh-is had" not been  reached. Di". Dunham promised with  a hopeful expiession that a more  tle'finllcd bulletin, would'be issued today:  Today was the ninth day of Mi\  Kipling's illness. In pneumonia the'  crisis is usually , reached., by the  ���������seventh or ninth day, but it may be  delayed until tho 1-lth. There were,  ��������� therefore. 'IS hours during which tke  physicians hardly left their 'patient's  side. 'During this time M'*. Kipling  .uffeveci greatly during his consciousness, but ho was frequently uncon-  ������cious. or. suffered froru .attending ,de-^  lirinm. it reeiuired an iron " constitution to bear up against the intensity of tl'.e disease, for Mr. Kipling's  .isease is a* double lobar pneumonia,  a pneumonia of both lungs, instead  ot the ordinary pneumonia, which is  an inflammation.- aiid consolidation  nf one ot the ,iebes of a single lung  (ho former being fatal in the highest  degree. ��������� " .-*-.  The most advanced scientific methods have been adopted for the treatment anel for several days oxygen  was forced into the lungs lo tide over  Hie times that Mr. Kipling was unable  to breathe in sufficient air 1*5 sustain  life. The oxygen method was abandoned yeeterday. a hopeful, sign. The  patient began ts breathe more freely  carlv this morning and dropped into  a refreshing sleep, the first in days  and the one essential to restore bis  fast waning strength. Later the temperature dropped rapidly from 10-J to  99, which is about normal, and which  Is the ordinary course of the disease.  * That the crisis -was passeel was.  quickly' known throughout lho holel  and it was .plainly apparent ln thc  magical change,'in tho aspect of ot  phvslclans, " nurses, 'relatives ; and  others about tho hotel. Dr. Dunhum  rrniK down- stairs at 5 a.m., nnd ho  hardly had to speak to loll tho good  news. In response to inquiries ho  said.  "I am well pleased with Mr. Kipling's  condition. Ke is now resting quietly." Throughout .the day the callers  ai thn hotel were very numci'sus anel  the unofficial reports all gave indications of continued improvement.  The following bulletin wns posted  \t 11:15 tonight: "Mr. Kipling has  "ontinimd" to improve." At a Into  hour Jlr. Kipling was resting easily  -.nd with every chance of a rostful  ile;ht.  Mr. Ktfpllr.g's physicians report that  '*e will be able lo drive out In tho  ipen air in about three weeks time.  $1153 will liny  and KoiitciiBv Sc Thn hous-eisWoll iiiiislii-'d. Modern convenience". Lot 72x100. Beautiful situation. Terms $525 down,  balance in monthly payment.-j.  $3,500 will  buv  a   block  frontiiiK on First   St. opposite-the Impel ial  Bank. _ S'ze 100x150x75.    Corner Connaii>ht   Avenue   and   First  St.   The U. 1*. IL siding inns alonj; one side.     A splendid  bnsi-  *>" ness location.      . ...  $2000 will buy a busiiie=is block 50x100 ft-ojitiog on   First St.,  between  the'two banks.   A line site for a busiuess hou.=i!.  JG-r_o^^n_j&J3jo..Lar_ei.hand=  ling" some   of   the   Unest Jp  mining' propositions in the jk  .__,  -ig1   Bend, ��������� Lardeau and ^  Jf&: Fish Creek camps of-North Sfo  ]& Kootenay.    Full" particulars obtained and furnished about mining1 claims in  the District.   -  -    -  A big block of^Carnes Creek Coiisoltdated at tea cents.  Tlio?o shares will be up to par yet.  Port Colborne  I Rat Portage  Sault St. Marie  |St, Catharines  Montreal, Quebec.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of   1*1   and    upwards    received    and  interest allowed.  Debentures'��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australiti, New  Zealand, etc  Gold' Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Receipta  whlch will be accounted fop at any of  the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts In ths  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN.  Man-igrer Revelstoke Bracuh  WALL  aperS  Oilis, InL-rniii".,   *Mic._?.   l-'m-  Imssuil liilis, ..nel lorelers of  all tlcscrij.tious.  Tlio clieaKst ami best slock of  WAU.lWL'EKS inihecliv.  * l.ibciul   discounts   given   611 .  al! cash orders.  T  eioal   onlv    in     w A L L,  1' A 1' E lt 5   and solicit an  iii*"l>ection of my slock.  W.S.Bipney  -i      .MeK&NZIE JIVE.  Canadian ?  PacifrG  Rail wav.  and Soo Line.  WORLD'S PICTORIAL ROUTE  EAST   AND   WEST   ,  FIRST CLASS AND  TOURIST SLEEPERS   from..-   PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.  Quick Time, Good Service,  Fewe������=t Changes,    Lowest Rates  Tickets_issued . through and  "Bag'gage   checked to destination^  DAILY TRAINS.  East." . ��������� West.  S.*2ok. .lye���������Revelstoke���������Ive. 16.50k  TO AND FROM   KOOTENAY POINTS.  S.lak. .Ive��������� Revelstoke���������arr���������10.03k  Foi-   information,   time   card',  maps and tickets apply to  T. W. BRADSHAW,  A^ent," llevelstoke.  W.   F.    Ani-ekso.v,  Travelling  Pas-enger Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Coyi.e, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  to hoati  Wo are agonls lor llio Eqtiitablu Saving!, Loan & Building A<-jo  elation.   No membership feci     No necessity to take shares--.     No line!  tor unn pa> 111'ent of monthly installments.   Also forthe Great West  Lifo lnsur.'ii'.cs Co.'_ Straight Loan Department.   We,can get you llie  money, if you ran put up the security. * .  fisuraiio?  J. % Hull  & Gcmpaqy  is intended to buy something like  f 1100,000 worth of golel dust and washing this out of thc ground in pam  show how mining in tho Klondike is  actually carried on. Quito an ad-  misslon will of course be chancel for  this part of lho slnw. and there Is  eery proimliillly of the project  belli": a success.  SENSATIONAL     POISONING  DEATH OF PRINCIPAL KING  FIRE���������We aro agents i'or the Imperial, Scottish   Union,   Queen, Ca!e-  ilonian, Atlas anel Guardian.  LIFT"1"���������Imiie.'i ial Lifo Insurance Co.  ACCIDENT���������Loudon Accident and Guarantee.  PLATE GLASS-Lloyc. s.  Winnipeg, March G.���������Rev. Dr. King,  principal.- of Manitoba college, one  ci the foremost educationalists of the  piovince died yesterday after having apparently r_covercd from an attack of pneumonia.  IVitchpra   and    Wholoaalc   an  Retail Dealers In Beef, Pork, ete  KAKLOOPS and REVEI.STOE._-  All orders in  our line prom  filled   We Kav   a Good Supply of  Address :  omce  Ood  ie  Revelstoke.  Taylor Block.  NeilL  Moreng  Building  Material  ������* Lumber  CUT PRICES FOB SPOT CAS  Call aud seo us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Kevelstoke Stertlon, B: O,  "*-*>  u  ���������������������������__t->l.rt-l ... tudjrr ��������� Uv W*** ���������*,* 1/0Z .\_rtnnS w-w  V.  THE    -������*  ������*��������� "^f tr* JL Tb f$ ^  -��������������� _r & f ���������$*������������  This year will lie handled by the Canada Drug  A Book Co. Tliey are a tint class wheel,���������can  be had ln different colors, and at ^reasonable  prices. Don't purchase before seeing tlie.se  wheels.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  LIMITED.  CHAS. R. McDOXAI.D, Manager.  Mckenzie ave.. revelstoke station.  LOCAL  AND_GENERAL   HEWS  There is quite a demand for Great  Western shares at 2.1c.  ���������Smoked nnd colored glasses, all  kinds, at the Canada Drug & Book  Co.'s.  Archdeae-on McKay will officiate at  both services in St. Peter's church  to-morrow.  Thos. Hillier returned on Wednesday from a two inonlhs'visit to friends  in "Ontario.  ���������A carload of the best bay that can  be obtained in the market at C. B.  1-liuiie fc Co.'s.  Dr. McKechnie has definitely decided to come out as a candidate for  city councillor.  F.-'Mc-Carty left this morning on  a  lin=ine.-s trip'to Nakusp and  will re  turn to-morrow.  from Nelson  a sittings   of  To the Electors  Judge Forin came up  on Wednesday to hold  the County Court here.  ���������A carload o'f Ashcroft potatoes  expected in any elay. Leave advance  orders at C. B." Hume & Co.'s.  The Canadian Pacific is building  two new transfer barges at Nakusp for  sei vices on Arrow Lake.���������Nelson  Tribune,  Tbe car of R. Marpole, general  .superintendent of this division, was to  be seen in theyardon several occasions  this week.  Robt.' Young. Superintendent of  Agencies of the Great-West Life  Assurance Co.. of Winnipeg, was in  town on Thursday.  ���������The celebrated Bell shoe���������C. B.  Hume & Co. have the sole agency for  these goods. In make, style and  value they can't be beat.  ���������A large lot of hair brushes, combs,  tooth brushes, etc, just leceived at  the Canada Drug ifc Book Co.'s.,  Revelstoke 811111011"; B.C.  ���������Now is ihe time to feed condition  powders, to horse**, cattle, poultry,  ete. The Canada Drug & Book Co.  keep all the different kinds suitable for  all.  Mr. Fred. Robinson, the Hekald is  please to announce, is again able to be  out after a prolonged siege of illness  occasioned by a severe attack of la  grippe. ^  The business men of Grand Forks,  B.C.. have* agreed to close* their respective business houses at 7:'.J0 except  on Saturdays anti days previous to  holidays.  P. E. Lamont, of  and Book Co., who  with la grippe for  oul yesterday, but  recovered.���������Nelson  ���������Now is the. best tune to talk to L.  A. Fretz ahout that house you are  going to build. He can give you  practical and reliable advice, froiii a  thorough and large experience.���������tf  The* unfortunate "typesticker" is  nsain out of luck. The Rosslanil  Miner is now a niachino set sheet.  And the Nelson Tribune is shortly to  follow suit. - It will possibly be Rev-  elstoke's turn next.  J. A. Hackett. an employee at Fred.  Robinson's sawmill, rut bis right hand  pretty badly with the saw on Wednesday li.oi-nimr- The wound was dressed  at the hospital and Mr. Hackett is  - processing favorably. _  Gentlemen*:  In coming forward to solicit yonr  suffrages as a candidate for the  mayoralty, I consider that it is  only fair" to the electors to place  before thorn as far as possible a  sketch of the policy which I intend  to pursue if elected.  My chief underlying principle will  be economy as far as is consistent  wilh the progress and welfare of  the town.  Our town is scattered anil will  rcepiire ils expenditure to be of a  most careful and well considered  character.  One of the first undertakings  which our new municipality will  hi* called upon to assume will be  the placing of the. town on a satisfactory sanitary basis.  This will be a lengthy task  but one which in my opinion  should be i-oiiiiiieneeil ai. once in a  plan of a permanent nature. Onr  principal si reels will require to be  graded,   siclewalked   and   lighted.  An efficient system of fire protection will demand the attention of  your council.  In my opinion no salary shoulel  be paid to the mayor and council.  In tbe handling pf municipal  works the first to lie employed  should be the residentsof the town.  Any legislation or project for the  advancement of the town will  receive my hearty support.  The above is the programme  which I have mapped out .-ind  shall eneleavor to follow. Taking  my stand on this platform I solicit  the votes and support of the  electors.  F. McCarty.  the Canada Drug  has been laid np  several days, was  has not yet fully  Miner.  To the Electors  of tiie City of Revelstoke.  XV. White, Q.C, returned from San  I'rancisco this morning.  A. Goepel, provincial auditor, was  in town on Wednesday.  Hon. U. E. Foster, M.P., came up  from llie south on Wednesday's train  and went east next morning.  Dr. Biett, M.L.A., came up from  Rossland on Wednesday and proceeded  to Banff on Thursday's No. 2.  Chas. F. Lindniark has not yet made  up bis mind to run for the council,  though a good many would like to see  him come out.  W. M. Brown ret uriied from the St.  Leon Hot Springs last night, having  found great benefit for his neuralgia  in the use of the waters.  W. B. Pool, manager of lhe Great  Western, went down to Ferguson this  morning, with Fred Edgar, NV. Holloway and Dan Cameron to resume  work on the Nettie L.  The Revelstoke A. D. C. are hard at  work on the. prod uction of- a three-  at'l piece entitled '-A Russian Honeymoon," which is to be performed on  Easter Monday or Tuesday.  Miss Jeirilon of Toronto, has arrived  to lake charge of the millinery department at the Cash Bazaar. Revelstoke  is very fortunate in having Miss  .Toulon come here, as she is one of  Toronto's best milliners.  The annual Easier dinner under tlie  auspiees of the Ladies' Aid of the  Methodist church, will take place on  Easter Monday, April 3rd. Further  notice will be; given later.  On Thursday afternoon while M.  Pettipiece was coming down a hhort  deep hill across the river from Jordan  Pass with a load of wood the front  tiers gave way and threw him under  tlie horses feet. He was kicked and  bruised into a state of unconsciousness.  He received a nasty cut on the right  jaw and four teet h'were knocked out.  His left leg is lacerated from the  ankle to the hip. He held fast to the  lines through it all, and though not  seriously injured received a bad shak-  ing-up���������a narrow escape in fact.  "THE LEAPINS STORE."  " No Bli-.teh, No Fuss, Just Bcsiness, That's All."  The C.P.R. has put into effect a rate  on coal from Caninore and Anthracite  to Revelstoke of S3.15 anil from Fernie  and L������thhridKe of S3.S0 per ton of  2000 lbs. At this rate coal ought to be  sold heie at very reasonable rates.  R. W. Pat more went down to Victoria at th. beginning of the week and  enteied a protest against the return  of W. G. Wells as member for north  east Koolenay on the ground that the  iiruiiin.-itioii of Thos. b Forrest was  illegally rejected, having been handed  in in good lime with proper deposit. -  ���������The ladies of Revelstoke are  specially invited to call and inspect  nut-lint-train tables. They are laden  with blouse silks.c-rnchet bilks, ribbons,  embroideries and laces. The prices  are marked in pi.iin figures and the  valii" for the money is evident. Cc-l  an.l below cost is the ruling to dispose  of the enthe stoe:k. C. B. Hume, i  Co.'s.  The lake below Nakusp is frozen  over over solid, and travel to Button  City has* to be done over lbe ice. Four  men came up on .Saturday, one of  ���������whi'iii was 10 take back .1 supply of  whisk v. as a famine was in vogue nt  Burton. Thc steamer Kootenay was  reported fast in thc ice below Burton,  having been there for about two  weeks.���������Nelson Tiibune.  Thn services in Ihe Presbyterian  chinch on Sunday will be of an interesting nut uie. The pastor, Rey. T.  M'.'iiz'n-s. will conduct both services.  The full ch"ir will render the beautiful  anthem -'Come. Sound His Piaises."  Fail-bank: and Mrs. Jeffs will sing as a  solo "A City "f Our God.*' The choir,  under tbe .ible leadership of Mr. S.  Saunders, are nteparing a eniisie-al  treat for the jieople of Revelstoke,  having secured the best talent obtainable in the city.  To-morrow is Mid Lent or Mothering  Sunday, the latter term being in u~*e������  in some purls of the old country owing  to the custom of people who had left  their own parish making a point of  attending at the mother church on  this d-iy. It is also railed Refreshment  Sunday, as on that Sunday it is considered permissible to relieve to some  extent the penitential character of Unusual I-enten services by the selection  e'-f Iivmns speaking of the consolations  and comfort of Christ rather than of  lepentance and sorrow for sin.  Gentlemen :  In response to the request of a number of electors I beg to offer myself as  a candidate forthe mayoralty of our  newly constituted City.'  Should you do me the honor of electing ine the following are some of the  questions which, in my opinion, it will  be my duty to lurther by every means  in my power as the city's chief  representative.  To uphold and preserve the city's  financial credit by strict economy in  tbe administration and collection of  ils income and expenditure would be  my first duty.  The moral anel social elevation of the  community must, receive the attention  of everyone who has its highest nnd  deepest interests at heart, and any  civic: legislation that might be needed  to either conserve or advance those  interests would receive my hearty  support.  Nothing will  conduce  more  to the  comfort and convenience of a greater  number of our citizens than tbe udop-  I tion and carrying out of a woll consiel-  [ creel scheme of street improvements,  ind such a scheme embracing aa two  essential conditions, the greatest good  I'or the greatest number,  anel a  due  regard   fo*'   the   city's   purse,   would  receive my careful consideration.  The imprnvemer.t of our cemetery  and the acquisition of lands for the  purpose of public recreation grounds.  The improvement and extension  of the means of protection against  lire already provided by our two  admirable local brigades.  ���������The fact that, generally speaking,  our population is spread over a large  land area and not, confined to a few  overcrowded streets as in many other  localities offers tlie best opportunity  for tlie success of a simple system rif  sanitation if strictly enforced, and we  uie thus relieved from the immediate  consideration of an elaborate scheme  of pipe sewerage, lhe'carrying out of  which would undoubtedly tax the  resources of our municipality far too  heavily ao the present time.  The payment of a feiir rate of wages  tcrallei 11 ployed on-municipal work-anel-  the claim that city residents should  havo. as far as possible, the first claim  for city employment, are two consider-  ationswriich should, in niy opinion,  required to be borne in mind and  acted upon in all departments of our  municipal expenditure.  The consideration that if T am  elected I shall be elected by Revelstoke  as a whole, must and would lead nie tn  use my best endeaeors that interests of  no part of lhat whole should*'be neglected.  In conclusion, I trust it is scarcely  needful for me to say that I started as  the nominee of no party or clique in  this place, and if elected* I shall strive  to preset ve that complete independence of any party or corporation  which is in" my opinion so entirely  necessary for the safeguarding of our  city's inleiesls. Looking forward, gen'  tlemen. to the opportunity soon to be  afforded of meeting you on the public:  platforms and there discussing more  fully these nnel other questions.  Yours very truly,  T. Livingstone Haio.  To the Electors  of the City of Revelstoke.  Gentlemen;  -1 am a candidate for election as  Alderman and respectfully solicit your  support. If elected I shall give my  best, attention and - judgment -to all  matters concerning your interests.  20 F. B. Wells.  Sole  Agents  for  The D & A Corset.  For Evening Dress  Women find the D & A Corset m  well suited for evening wear as it is  for ordinary purposes. It gives  "chic" to the figure, without stiffness or discomfort. It is sold at  popular prices.  Wear the D&A Corset.  ______ ill!  t  SB  aa  .Dealer in.  Sole  Agents  for  For summer^wear, you need a. corset that is light and cool. The I). Si a. Featherweight  at fl.00 per pair meets tliis requirement, and is also a durable and satisfactory wearing article.  Having " The Butterick Pattern Agency," our Dress and Dry Goods Department is becoming known as The Fashion- Emporium of Revelstoke, because we arc directly In touch with all  ol the very newest fashions and designs in Ladies' wearing apparel, wo arc in a position to  suggest to you the correct things to wear lor the coming season.  RIBBONS AND L/VCES _ Our immense display of Ribbons and Laces has met with  much success and favorable comment, and we have been sincerely congratulated for having  had the enterprise to place such a magnificent range of these goods in stock. Wc arc  endeavoring to make our stock in all its branches very complete, and to carry the thousand  and one small but useful articles that are generally so hard to obtain in western towns.  ������J AftES SILL S CO.,  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie Avenue.  To the Electors  of the City of Revelstoke.  Gentlemen:  Having consented I.o be nominated  forthe position of Alderman I respectfully ask your votes and influence on  myhehiif. Should I merit your approval at tbe polls your interests will  always engage my careful consideration.  20 John Abrahamson.  Guy Barber  Watchmaker and Jeweller  McKenzie Avenue; Revelstoke, B.C.  C. P. R. Watch Inspector.   .       Best Repair Work in the City. A Fine  Stock of Watches, Clocks, Wedding Rings, Engagement Rings,  Jewellry, Silverware Etc.  Gents' Furnishings,'  Boots and Shoes,!  Hats and Caps,;  Stationery,:  Tobaccos,  Cigars, Etc.,;  Fancy Articles,;  Patent Medicines, Etc.i  Rushing the Season  We have'just received samples of the" Perfect" and " Dominion"  Bicycles which we now have on exhibition. Intending purchasers should see these '99 models before looking for any other  wheels. These wheels have all the up-to-date improvements and  sell at popular prices.  HARDWARE AND   TINSMITHING mm  Mccarty Block- W.   M.   LAWRENCE,  HARD COAL!  HARD CASH !  ANTHRACITE COAL.  Public   Meeting  To the Electors  of Revelstoke.  At the request of numerous fi-iemls  and supporters. ,1 have decided to come  forward as a candidate for Alderman  at the coining .Municipal Elections, and  I beg lo solicit your support.  20 W. F. Crage.  To the Electors  OF THE  CITY  OF RKVELSTOK~E  To the Electors  _ J-Iaving been requested to allow.  name  to  be   used   among  aspirants    for   aldei-iii.inic  mv.  Tlie  many  honors.    I  have now decided to stand.  MY PLATFORM  1.���������Economy with reference to the  expending of the revenue. (.  2.���������Equalization of taxes.  3.���������All labor employed upon city  improvements first shall be residents  of the city.  ���������1.���������To advocate the nine hour day  system.  5,���������Advocating standard wages  namely what has always heen paid on  government trails in.B. C.  (5.���������rhoiough establishment of fire  protection.  7.���������Minimum salary to the: mayor.  8,���������The council not Lo exi-i-ed the  borrowing powers provided by tin*  Act nor to commence any public work  which cannot be paid out of lbe sum  borrowed.  Ciriiimslance-s  will  not  permit of a  person'il canvass of all voters.  Yours truly.  T. J. Grahame.  Gentlemen :  In compliance with the request of a  number of friends I otfer inyself a candidate- for nomination -'as Alderman at  the forthcoming election of your city  council.  ,,I have* read Mr. McCarty's platform  and fullv endorse it.  If elected I will do all I can to further  the inteiests of (.he city.   u  Trusting to have a fair share of your  suppoit, I am  Yours truly.  20 H. A. Brown.  To the Electors  OF THE CITY OF KEVELSTOKE  Gentlemen:  Having decided at the request of a  number of my friends, to run for  councillor, I beg to solicit yonr vote  and influence.  VV. M. BROWN.  Our Bread  Trade  ���������Is constantly increasing.   There Is  ��������� a good reason for this, and  if you  ���������give our bread a trial, yon, too, will  ��������� become a permanent customer,  ���������Free lially Delivery.  HcCAGUE BROS  FRONT STREET.  The Acme^-"-  Soda Water works  Manufacturing all kind" of  Aerated Water/, Podii and  Mineral Waters in Sypi.oni  and Bottle:.  Mr. Haig announces that he will  call a public meeting of the electors  Monday evening to discuss municipal  matters. He invifes'all candidates to  lie present. Seats 11Vladies. Dodgers  will be issued Monday morning giving  lime and place.       *    ���������  For Sale or To Let.  Buildings in varieiv for sale or to let.  20-2S -Apply 10 11. Tapping.  Drv or green, cedar or fir, any length, delivered on shortest notice. Cosh must accom  pany the order.       , '  ..$3.50 per.Cord  CEDAR.  FIR   ... $4 per Cord  Orders  lelt  at  the   Hekald   oflice   will   be  promptly attended to.  Teaming    nf    every    description    done   al  moderate cai.li prices.  J. PETTIPIECE  A Handsome Display  A very handsome display of Chinese  and Japanese cm ins and fancy goods  is now being made at the Chinese  Store���������next lo post office, Front  Sir.el��������� by - WAH CHUNG.- The  stock, which in entirely new. having  iust ui'rived from the Orient via the  last, Empress, consists of a great  variety of china, silk ind bamboo  articles of emaint workmanship "-nil  oriental beauty, which must be seen  to be nppreciaifd. This display is  one that will prove eif paitie-ular  interest- to the ladies of Revelstoke  and affords a treat which is usually  had only by residents of coast cities.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson &.  Mackenzie Ave  FAYETTE BUKER  Fire, ��������� Life,' Accident,   Loaning'and  Investment Agent  ,  $40,000 to Loan  On Revelstoke,Real Estate  Property ;  ;-S-C:������������:'KSf.SSK:������3K3SK������KK������3-S*S������:X3������^'������l  . Louisville  Restaurant .  opposite Coursier's.  Meals served at all hours, day  or night.  ,,' Antonl EeBochci, Proprietor.  Delivered  from 'car..  Delivered from shed.  S8.00 per'ton.  -$8.50 per'ton.  __f. Mccarty.  arc  To Prospectors and  MINERAL PROPERTIES  OPENED UP BY THE  ������>  *-f.a������S*������$������*3^.3K38������*563S-K"CS5|f-������'-fcSi*  4s  H*~  Hotel Victoria  j. V. PERKS, Prop.  Hotel Accommodation Best In the city  for the money.  '        ll  ������8  Kindly favor us with  a call, and we'll satisfy.  Hest bar in llevelstoke.  Free sample rooms.  Free Bui nt all trains, _.  _  Hourly street car between hotel and station.  Heated by hot air anel electric light and bell  jn every room.  REVELSTOKE  B.C  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  DEER HEADS,  birds, animals, Etc.,  Preserved and  Mounted  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  Co.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  FACTORIE3 AT_  4������  Vernon and Revelstoke  M. J. O'BRIEN, Proprietor.  The Best Bread  in the City���������  Delivered every day on shortest notice*.  Mall   and    telegraph  attended to.  BAKER AND  GROCEK   orders   promptly  A. N. Smith.  Revelstoke Sash & Boor  <Bi| Factory g^-  Manufacturers of and Healers In  Sash. Doors, Turnings, Plinths, Corner  Blocks,   Moulding"    of   all   kinels.  Fancy Gables anel "Verandah woik.  Brackets of every description made.  to order.   Stoic and oflice Fittings,  "Window Frames, with Sash lilted  n. specialty.  All the latest machinery.    Dry kiln on the  premises,    rail and pet prices before  going elsewhere.  ^SAWYER & MANNING.  To obtain rapidly"the knowledge of the.yalue of reefs or ledges nothing  is to be. compared wilh the DIAMOND CORE .DRILL, which.will prove more  in THIRTY DAYS than an outfit of men tunnelling or sinking shafts could  prove in-te.n-years. '--.-- ������������������- - ���������������������������- - ���������- , '-- =���������- :, - -  _^- --, ��������� - ���������,  The Diamond Core Drill can pierce the mountains aiid take the secret of  "what it contains from their very hearts, .'ind the mure solid the rock formation  the quicker it will do its work.  The -Diamond Core Drill is so constructed that it can be taken to'pieces  and packed on the hacks.of horses and carried and worked in almost inaccessible places where water can be obtained,���������and it can be in almost any part of  British Columbia.  For till information and -particulars apply by letter or in person to  J. D. SIBBALD,  REAL   ESTATE AND MINING BROKER,   .  m. ������������������,',.., Revelstoke, B. O.  Gentlemen  11  I wish to call your attention to  the fact that I am offering just  now special  values in suitings,  it being sort" of between the two  seasons.     I  can make you a suit  that, will lit you.     A suit that  will  please you.   And a suit nt  mostly any price vou wish.   The  quality Of the: cloth  will be just  what I  tell  you  it is when you  come   in   to   examine   it.      It's  worth  something   to   see   what  you   are   buying.     And also to  know that your money is earned  in  your own   lown  at *��������� union"  wages, and not in eastern sweat  shops.   Give me a trial.   I'll do  the rest.  ILS. Wilson  Merchant Tailor  ..DON'T.,  Hack and Cough.  Your Life Away  LICENCE AUTHORISING AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY  TO CARRY ON BUSINESS.  "Companies Act, 1897."  A LITTLE DAMP  A LITTLE COLD  A LITTLE COUGH  A BIGGER COUGH  A SOKER THROAT  IN THE CHEST  ON THE LUNGS  PNEUMONIA  FEVERS  CONSUMPTION  The  WAY  THEY  ALL  ' BEGIN  CHECK  IT  NOW  WITH.  Dr. Mackenzie's English  Cough Balsam  GEO. F. CURTIS  "THE DRUGGIST,"  Snccessor to the McD. A. W. Co,,  \ BEVELSTOKfi STATION,      - B. C.  Canada:. 1  Province op British Columbia, j   -  No. 128.  THIS IS TO CERTIFY ��������� that "The British  Lion Gold Mining and Development Company  of Ontario, Limited," "Non-Personal Liability," is authorized and licensed to carry on  business within the Provlnceof British Columbia, and to carry out or effect all or any of the *  objects hereinafter set forth to" which tho  legislative authority of the Legislature of  British Columbia extends. ������  The head office of the Company ia situate at  Owen Sound, Province of Ontario, Canada!  The amount of thc capital of thc Company is  eighty thousand dollars, divided Into four  thousand shares of twenty dollars each.  The Company is specially'limited under  section 5G of tbe said Act. ,|  Tbe head oflice of thc Company ln this  Province is situate at llevelstoke, and John  Manning Scott, Barrister-at-Law, whose address is Revelstoke aforesaid, is thc attorney  for thc Company.  The objects for which the Company have heen  established are:���������  To carry on in all their branches the operations of a mining, milling, reduction and development Company.  Given under my hand andseal of office at Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this ninth  day of February, one thousand eight hundred  and ninety-nine.  [ljs.[ S. Y. WOOTTON,  17���������Iw       Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  *&  ���������  ��������� --V  ������ai������  aammtm

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