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 ^7'1'ri  $������'  1'/  w,  U nM/t  I;  f  f -  i7/  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOB-A-WEEZ- ���������W"'EX)3sTEiSID^L"X"S    A.3ST3D   SJA-TTT:R,:D^JY"S-  Vol.   HI.     No.   23.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22,1899.  $2.00 a Year' in Advance.  C.B. Hume  50 pieces best  English  Print���������at cost.  Great Bargains in Laces  and Ribbons until gone.  We have secured J. & T.  Bell's Boots and. Shoes  and can safely say they  are the finest goods ever  shown in Revelstoke.  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  Japanese Matting ���������a  fine assortment .of patterns ��������� at prices, lower  than ever before.  In rugs and squares and  carpets we think we  have the finest range  ever shown in the city.  Window    shades    and -  curtain poles���������the latest  thing out  Don't forget we always  lead in Teas and "Coffees  ���������Our Ram Lais is still  the favorite.  In Coffees our Excelsior  blend of Java and Mocha  is delicious.  I  I  We have been fortunate  enough to secure anoth-  ercar of Ascroft potatoes  ���������The price is a little  higher than some others  but, the potatoes are  better.  C.B. Hume & Co.,  WHOLESALE    AND    RETAIL  GENERAL MERCHANTS  ���������was big.  bigger,  This year's business will be even  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 pur "Spring  Opening ' 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,     Gome in and look around.  LADIES' EMPORIUM  Tit bd Street, Centre.  Opposite Cowan Block.  Latest, Daintiest and Best  -��������� Assortment- of���������Fancy���������:  Goods in town.  M. K. Lawson.  SffiSSS  Haig &.   Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  llevelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  I have purchased the  FALLISESTATE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave., RevelstoKe Sta.  Money to Loan.  \V. White. Q. C J. M. Scott. B.A..LLB.  F. L.GMillim.  HARVEY   &   M.CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitor,    Etc.  Solicitor lor Imperial Bank of Canada.  Company Inncls to loan at S per cent.  OiHccs.   Molsons Bank Block.  First Street,   Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  DR. E. H. S. McLEAN  Office anil Residence, two doors east Cowan  Block.  Tllinn S1KKKT, CENTRE.  Klght and Day Calls-attended to.  Telephone connection.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Praying nnd delivery nor'_ Hspecia-ly. Teams  nlwnvs ready on shof teat notice. Contracts for  jobbing taken.  For Sale or To Let.  IlnlldliiRslii variety for .-ale or to let.  2(>.'J_S lAwdy to K. Taiti.su.  The old stock will  be sold .at greatly  reduced prices, and a  fine large assortment  ocnew stock will be  here  in a  few days.  Q  Watch  lor announcement next issue.  E. S. JACKSON.  FIELD & BEWS  Chemists, Druggists .  ..and Stationers..  To the People op Kevelstoke:  We the above mentioned firm take tills  opportunity ol informing you that we have  purchased thc Drugand Stationery bu<-ineis  of Chas. E. P.cid & Co., and will carry on  business in the same stand. Vour prescriptions and orders wiil receive prompt  attention. Trusting that you will favor us  isilli a .-hare of your patronage, we -re  yours respectfully,    ,  ..FIELD & BEWS..  Telei'HO. c 3.1. vr. Bevs, Manager.  And DINNER  SC ������ $���������8*  -Easter-Monday,-ApriU3rd-  65S 8 & -3  Methodist Church  5R���������;*.���������3C���������SM  Dinner 6 to 8 o'clock, Concert from 8:30.  ADMISSION  60 CENTS.  A VERY SMOOTH GANG  AN ACCOUNT OF THE METHODS  OF MEYERS  CAUGHT BY REVELSTOKE POLICE  A San Francisco Detective Talks'"of the  Methods of the Counterfeiting" Gang  Run to Earth in Revelstoke��������� Unique  Piece of Machinery lor Working"  Suckers.  The 1 ml ies of Revelstoke will  ull hnve their new Spring  bonnets and your old suit will  look shabby. Cull around  .-ind let us make you look new  in a ncw^Spring Suit. A full  , line of Spring and Summer  goods just received.  R. S. WILSON,  GITY TAILOR.  COME IN AND  SEE MY   CHOICE  AND SELECT STOCK OF  English Tobaccos  PIPES, CIGARS, CIGARETTES &c  Books and Stationery  a complete line  Opposite C.P.R.* Station  "The arrest of Louis Meyers at Itevelstoke, B. C, the other day for counterfeiting., ten-dollar gold coins reminds  me," said Detective A. "VV. M.-u-sh, of  niy experience with tin's gimp; in this  state iti 1892.  "I arrested and convicted Gonzales,  Guadello and Meyers for having in  their possession counterfeit five" and  ten-dollar dies, and succeeded, after a  hard fight, .in sending the three of  theni to San"Quentin for ten years  each.  "This was probably the smoothest,  gang of sure-thing and confidence operators that ever struck this coast.and  their maimer of operating was the  most unique of any that I have ever  seen or heard of in a lifetime experience.  "In 1SS8 'Sleepy Jake,' well known  in the east, came to San Francisco and  soon gathered-a little band of choice  spirits around him, consisting of the  above named operators. --   >  "Gonzales, who was a full-blooded,  light complexioned Spaniard, and  could talk French, Italian, Spanish  and'English with fluency, had come to  San Francisco from llie City of Mexico with.his two companions, Meyers,  a Jew, and Guadello, an Italian, and  nn artistof no mean ability.  "At first they began operations on a'  small scale and were caught by Cajitain L. W. Lees, of San Francisco, but  could only be convicted of it misdemeanor and Gonzales, Guadello and  Meyers were given a year each. "Sleepy  Jake'' succeeded" in giving a bond,  which he promptly jumped and escaped. -  "It was while in jail that Gonzales,  a watch and clock* maker by -trade,  studied out and after.his release, made,  as 1 said before, the iiio.st'iinique piece  of machinery 1 have ever'seen.  "It consisted of a cylinder of brass  about eight inches in diameter; which  opened in the center, and swung hack  on a hinge resting on-the table on  three legs. At the top was a small  funnel to pour. in the melted metal,  ln the center of the machine were two  dies of the most perfect manufacture,  one being the obverse and the other  the reverse ^side of a five-dollar gold  piece.        -  * . r  , "One of the legs of the machine,  however, worked as a lever, and on  being moved would slide a genuine  coin into the exact position of one of  these dies. This genuine coin would  be prepared in advance hy covering it  with a coating of base iiu-tal.  "The manner of securing the 'suckers' ' coin was this: Guadello, . who  was one of your well educated Italians, would secure a room in some  quiet lodging house, while Meyers or  Gonzales would steer the sucker.  "At a proper time on some dark  Tii"jht~the���������siicl~er~woul(l~We-brniighl.  into the room, darkly lighted. Then,  after carefully locking the door, Guadello would begin operations, with a  crucible, a small stove and all the tools  of a counterfeiter. Guadello woulil  heat his metal, pour it into tin*, funnel,  nntl hy touching the leg with his  finger, presto change, the genuine coin  would slip into I hi:'place of one of I ho  dies, and by turning over the machine  would drop on the table.  '���������Picking this up with a. pair of  pincers, Guadello would insert it into  a howl of acid, having the appearance  of water; a hissing, us if of hot metal,  would follow from tho acid eating olf  lhu base   inelal.   Then   it  would   be  Kartially polished and again taken in  and and dropped into another crucible of what looked like melted pold;  again taken out and rubbed with a  chamois skin, and the sucker would  lie handed what he supposed was a  counterfeit five-dollar piece, but what  in reality was a genuine five-dollar  piece. Of course it was ���������perfect., and  would stand examination.  "Gonzales would then take the sucker down to a cigar'Stand or saloon if  the sucker doubted, and in his presence would pass and change the piece.  On returning to the room it would be  explained to the sucker that thu operators needed money to liny material,  and for $500 he could have a third interest in the $5,000*worth of coin that  they could make, and that they would-  have to go to San Francisco to buy it.  "The counterfeiters' layout would  then ho placed into a valise and carefully locked up, Gnnzalles giving Ihe  key to the sucker to keep, as an evidence of good faith, till they got back  with thc material.  ���������'The sucker would sneak oil, dreaming of the fortune iu store for hiin,and  after holding the valise for days he  would finally break it, open and Uud  what? A brick and some clods of dirt,  while the gang were far away in new  fields.  "In most cases the 'sucker' would  never'squeal,'but one finally did and  I got on to their trail, They had  turned a trick on a man whose name  nuver figured in the cast; hen*. A man  who keeps a small grocery store gave  me the details, and then it'wa-s nioulli.s  before I was able to get cases against  them.  "I captured Gonzales also at Delano  for swindling a waiter nut of $.70. and  Meyers and Guadello at Madera for a'  $250 trick of the same kind. They  were all throe convicted and only released after serving their timo lust  September, when they were at once  put under surveillance by .secret service agent, R. S. Browne of San Francisco.  "Evidently in going to British Columbia Meyers must have thought tliey  would escape the vigilance of the secret service department, but on information received from Secret Service  Agent Browne, Meyer,- wan laplured,  but Gonzales and Guadello have .-.o fur  e-icapeil.  "I think on investigation it will turn  out to be the old game, although  Guadello is an old counterfeiter and  perhaps may have turned his attention to actual counterfeiting. Take  them all in all, they are the smoothest  gang I have ever dealt with, and I  couid fill a book with what I know, of  their different games of sure-thing  work.  "They did not confine themselves to  this one game. This little incident  will show the resources of Gonzales.  "I had taken him to Delano for  identification and,turned him* over to  Constable On* for safe keeping. Gonzales on his arrest did not have enough  money to pay his, hotel bill, about $10,  and was nearly without money when  I took him back there. But he had  one of those showy fake gold watches  that cost about $3.50.  "Telling the proprietor, who was a  Frenchman, that he hated to go olf  without paying him, he' persuaded  him to take this watch, which Gonzales said he had bought for a present  for his wife, at i cost of $95. - lie succeeded in-getting from the Frenchman  a receipted bill and $25 to boot."        '���������  "As I subsequently learned from  Constable "Orr, Gonzales afterwards  worked off another -of these fake  watches on , the jailor here for about  $50 worth of board.  "In fact, Gonzales was a man, as he  told nie himself, that could be dropped  a stranger" mid broke in any city and  in half a day would-have $20 iu his  picket as a starter.  "One of the counterfeiting machines  I captured with this gang figures is  one of the -niost interesting"*relics on  file at the secret service department."  Los Angeles Express.  M'CARTY   OUR   MAYOR  RETURNS OF THE FIRST MUNICIPAL   ELECTION  FULL USTOFThI ALDERMEN  Tha Lucky Seven .Who, Sit at the  Council Board for"1899, and,Run the  Town and the Other Seven Who Will  Sit  at   Home   and  Tell 'How 'Much*  ' Better They Could' Have Done It.   *  - -- ���������*.  * Election-day passed off very quietly  in town. Not that-there was any-lack  of interest-in the proceedings* but the  excitement was of a .distinctly subdued  order. The total number of voters on  the list was 443.' The" result of "he poll  is given below:     ���������     ' ,-       :  MAYOR .-*'.���������  McCarty '.....' , 205 '  --naig...... '....::..." 1C3  -  Spoiled ballots, 37.       .--. ,   ���������  ALDERMEN"  Kilpatrick. T .' 2S7  Grahame", T. J C19S,  Wells, F. B ....'183-  Crage, XV. F.." '. ...... 173 *  McKechnie, Dr...'./.  172'  Brown, Win -  .149  Abrahamson, J   McMahon, J...: "..._.'.,  Lee, AV.,J..._...;......:".;.'.'  Lewis. T.'."...'.-.":...'.'.... -.*.���������  Brown, 11." A..'.   Nettle, W.'A'.::. ...'-.....'  138 *"  132';  114,.  109,'.  .'lOl"*'  82,-  Trout Lake Prospects.  This season will undoubtedly be the  banner one in the history or the Trout  Lake-district. From present indications tliere will be more -money spent  in securing properties and more actual  development done.than theie ha5* been  during the past four or five years.  There .ire. at present several deals  pending which means a large expenditure of money. The principal deal up  to the present is that of the Bannock-  biirn, sold for $20,000 cash. This  would indicate, together with other  bonds taken and options secured, that  the value of Trout Lake mineral deposits is going to receive a thorough  test during the approaching season.  Of course this more favorable condition of things is ascribed to the very  favorable outlook for the construction  of a road through the heart of the  Trout Lake district, and we have no  doubt but that this is the principal  reason.  Trout Lake would have been a very  large shipping camp long since had it  not lieen for the high rate of the 1 transportation charges which prohibited  the low grade properties from being  .extensivelVidp.v:eTloped.i^Ninv_thatJ,liij3  drawback is in a fair way to being removed, it will be hut a very short time  until the great bulk of tho promising  properties will chauge hands or be  placed on a shipping basis Iiy tho present owners, whatever thu ciivum-  "���������taiscvs of the.-e poople may be.���������Topic  Waverley Mine.  Extracts from mine manager's report, dated .Jantiarv lOlh���������During the  fortnight development ha-, progressed  as follows: West, drift No. 2 vein 2.70  ft. level advanced 15 ft., total 10!) ft.,  through decomposed vein mutter from  one lo four feet in width���������average  width eighteen inches., and one good  wall. Two samples were taken���������Nn.  -18 an average sample giving a value  of 11.58 dols. was laken al, widest point  07 ft. from raise. No. 10, a selected  sample value 27.75 dols.. of which there  are only occasional hiir.ehe-. is a good  concentrating ore. North crosscut  from font wall 3.70 ft. level advanced  11 ft., total 3!) ft., breast in sp.ir, and  having same direction as crosscut,  may on continuation lead to something better. No samples were taken.  West drift No. 3 vein, 4.70 ft. level, advanced 10 ft., total 70 ft., breast in  very hard black limestone���������no walls,  no mineral or indications of anv.  Work on 350 ft. and 450 ft. levels has  heen suspended; all of the*force is concentrated on the 2.70 ft. level.���������Colonial Goldfields Gazette.  NAKUSP TO BE INCORPORATED.  A   Fifty   Thousand"-Dollar"'Sanitarium  -   .to Be Erected This Summer! ',".'.  According to Hugh McOtiteheon, the  new collector of. customs at Nakusp,  that town will incorporate as a city  on July 1 of this year, with Thos.  Abriel .as first mayor by acclamation.  A lime qnarry'is now being opened  within a few miles of town, to supply -  lime to the Trail smelter.,*  .Nakusp is .situated-about 80 miles  from' the Canadian Pacific Railway  main" line, and-afthe terminus-' of the  Nakusp & Slocan. railway on .Arrow,'  Lake, -where two. steamers- connect  daily with the railroad. There is both  a bonded customs and inland revenue  warehouse; there is also a large wholesale grocery store. ' "As a summer and  health resort. it cannot" he "beaten.  Mountain trotit are .im every stream  and lai-ge and small game can'be found '  any and everywhere. - There , is. good  boating on the lake.' -There is to be a  grand ball on April'3, whicli will be  the social event of-the season.'  A syndicate formed in Toronto has  bought np the two hot water-mineral  sprints back of town, and will put up  a*$50,000 sanitarium; with all modern  improvements and accommodations.  The buildings will, when completed,  make quite a village in themselves, as  beside the main hotel and sanitarium  buildings there, will bn twelve separate  cottages for guests, also houses for the -  officials of the company, stables, etc.  The location has been selected directly...  back of town on the flat at life foot of "  the mountain, and a driveway is now  about completed to it.   The company  will  also  have  an electric power and  light   plant  of suflicient canacity to  furnish the city with electric lights.  *  Tangier Mine.  Report ��������� from the mine manager,  dated January lflrh���������During the fortnight the fchaft has been sunk 22 feet,  thiough very poor ground, as will be  seen by enclosed assays. The vein is  from one to four feet wide, and well  defined, but very littlo mineral is observable. Assav No. 31, value 4.24  dols.. is from vein SO ft. to 90 ft. deep:  No. 22. value 8.77 dols.. represents vein  90 ft. to 1O0 ft. iu depth, and although  verv low is a great improvement over  the" preceding 10 ft. The WO ft. mark  being reached I will proceed atonm tu  open levels easterly and westerly on  vein, also to crosscut from ������ame at  points to be decided upon as thu work  ���������idv.inre.**.    Am sending herewith pla  The Lade Group.  The LadeJJronp in the Laideau will  not remain idle long after the. snow  disappears. - Plans are laid nut"for the  doing of considerable development  work on thc propc-ity by the Silverton  owners. The properly* is known .ns  one of the bestLin lhat'district and several buyers have expressdJ.a desire to  examine the property ns soon a. the  season will'permit. The district, as  far as proved, is known to be a rich  one. the one greal drawback tn its advancement being the re-locating curse.  Although this can be said with a coo,d  deal of troth about most parts of the.  Kootenays, we are informed that it  has assumed its worst form in the  Lardeau.���������Silver Ionian.  Conservatives Organize. _,  A meeting will be held in Tapping's  opera house at 8 p. m. on Thursday.  23rd inst.. for the purpose of forming  a Conservative association, the election of officers and committees and  other business. All Conservatives nre -  requested to attend and assist in this  work of organization, which is now  being carried on vigorously throughout the entire province.  A. Lucas.  Corresponding Secretary Liberal.Conservative Uuion of B. C.  Bourne Bros.' Big Busy Store. .  Bourne Bros, have the upstairs of-  their store under occupation by. a  number of carpenters and painters  arranging the new upholstery, wall  papers and china and glassware departments, which will he opened tip-  nest week. The Arm are opening an  immense stock of spiing goods which  the increased acconjmodation will  enable them to display to the greatest  advantage. The appearance of the  store below is greatly enhanced by the  handsome   staircase  which    has  been   ^ ��������� ,    erected leading up in the new regions  ���������.bowing tectienal views of sh:.ft, posi-1 above. The firm is to be congratulated  tion of hanging wall, and work con*.- I nu their business entei prise in seizing  plerr-d to date.���������Colonial' Goldfields 1 the opportunities which Revelsloke  Gazette. | affords fur a big'departmental business.. Revelstoke   Herald  Published In Interests o  Revelrtoke. L������rdean, Big  ineclllewiiet, Albert Canj-on, Jordan  Bend, Tront Lake  iyi  l'ase ana Eagle Paea DUtnotB.  A   JOHHBON.  .Proprietor.  KAISER INVITED TO KENTUCKY  The German  emperor and empress  have received ������ very pressing invitation  to visit the  United  States,    not  from thc president or the people, but  from   an   aged   couple   at   Louisville.  Kentucky,   who  are   on  tho  point  of  celebrating their golden wedding. The  A 8*mi-Wtoil? Journal, publlehed In tho 1 old gentleman was at one timo super-  ���������KIT^L.*^?**10*6 ?������- .thoifur'0���������^!^! mtendent of tho springs at Wiesbad-  ftt^S^'iA'SSEP'1 makm8jeii. and knew the Emperor William I  AdTorttidM Rates:   Wiiplay ads, 51-W per'rtry well.    Henco his desire that the  r������������nmnlw;h(te.W~>orincbw-ienin8ertedontitlo   f���������miiy   intimacy   should    bo   poipetu-  S������-J^:^.7i^M������l5^wr?iS alc-d. They are sure to accept. The  j~jBkd__gno������ioe������, l������o per line each issue. Bi^b, Kentucky Derby comes ofl In a few  JSrrl_������e������nd De������th notices, fiec. a ��������� ' weeks at Louisville, nnd-'the Bourbon  M__-*tfo.H.���������  ^^^^f^fS.is worth coming over for alone.   The  Nashville,  Tenn.,  races  come off  the  and  and  Omr Job Department:    -Hi: Hbbai.ii Job  followlne-   week.       The   emperor  l_rp-n__(~_t  i������  o������~   of   the    beet    equipped "������ - -  l  ���������rt-ttnl ������__. in Wmi Koolenay, and in p  ���������uri t������ ������_ecnt������ nil kinds of prlDtinf? in 111  j.: empress could take them in also,  _ .. ,         mt  the   sparring  contest  between   Bobby  rt������_-~������i._i aYhone-t prices. One prico to all. ; Jjobbs (colored) and Jim Hall which  SS^i^rt^-rtl^" ?rfi!."������ cooked for that, week would round  a_7������-anterd<r. I"'*11-   "���������   pleasant   visit   to   the   United  T������OKT������������.������n-eiifcs:   -Wo InT       correspond-  States.    It  is  a  nn ������_. any subject of Interest ������0 tho (teneral , ,,. ..      , l.intlen  poblle. ani desire a rellabl- relfular corros- uiuei .������<-" _l-intlcn  ���������endent la every locali1 BurroundlnB | Louisville, but the kaiser would en-  RrreUtoke. In all cases the bona fldo name i joy t]le experience, if he has not be  ������f tie writur most accompany manuscript, but j lilnefi  net necs-������ai.ly for publlcatio'i. iconic  loo  mast.  Ai&rvm all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke. B. C  TAKE A HINT  Wetaskiwin Free Lance.  far    cry    from    the  to Jackson street.  H8TI6E T8 CORRESPONDENTS-  1 4X ������err������i������e������d6nce must bo legibly  <riiu������m ���������_������������������������ side efth������ paper only. ,  1. CnrHHilnci - containing personal  ���������_Att������r_*-it btsicasd "vrllh t_e pr por name  * J. J������ri������po_do_oe   with  reference   to  nny  ~I_1������B UU has*, appeared  in  another   Psr-er  "������ail Irsl be o"T������re<s-for pubbcation to  ihot  payer _������f������re It ���������__ appear in Thk nsiiAi-D.  WEDNESDAY;      MRACH  22.      1S99.  ICO MILES BY DOG TRAIN  ELECTION BETS  During the Territorial campaign last  fall   The  Herald      spoke      somewhat  6irongly  on  the pernicious results of  betting  on   elections. ���������    At  that  time  ihe opinion was expressed that if this  species of gambling wasn't preventable  'bv law it should be.     It is well known  that a bet cannot be recovered at law;  this  is  so  decreed      by  statute.      A  legal  friend  has furnished us with  a  copy of the. remarks of a judge oh a  case heard as long ago as 1785, before  the.  statute  referred   to  was  enacted.  This judge said:      "If you      put the  case of a wager between a voter and  another person who ia not one, it is a  palpable bribe, it is a sum of money  laid to procure a particular vote, and  that case cannot     be     distinguished  from the present (where both persons  were voters).    The bias is exactly the  same: it is a pecuniary compensation.  It is true, as the counsel     for     the  plaintiff said,  that  the law  leaves  it  to the voter to exercise his franchise  cr not: but it also requires him to be  _free till the last moment of giving or  T-itholding his vote: which" he cannot  be. If he hasJaid-such a wager as tho  present."     The point of which is, as  taken br The Herald    last    fall,' that  election  betting mischievously  interferes with a free ' expression      of the  will of the people     and should    ,not  therefore he allowed.  Winnipeg Tribune: C. Fraser, ot  Fort Chippewayan.is registered at the  Winnipeg. He left Chippewayan  about January, travelled by dog  trf-ln a distance of -IGO miles, and the  remainder of the distance by horse  to Edmonton. He says that the winter so far had not been any more sc-  cier. and he says that probably if the  vhitefish catch has been poor, how-  . \er, and he says that probably if the  government put iuto effect a regula-  lation limiting the fishing season as it  is in Edmonton, the Indians will  starve.  'Tt is understood," said Mr. Fraser,  that all the buffalo aro gone from  Canada, but I saw a herd not far  from Chijipewayan. I would say that  there are about 500 head o������ buffa'o  in that neighborhood. They are big  wood buffalo, and are increasing, as  the Indians are not, of cn-se allowed  to kill them. The musk ox is very  plentiful this year,, about 400 miles  further north than we are, and all  fur has not been under the average  this year. Tliere are about 500 Indians in the place, and a few white  men. A very few outside of those at  thc I-I. B. post."  Mr. Fraser and .1. Rcss. of Ross  Bros., hardware dealers at Edmonton,  are travelling together, and are ��������� on  their way to Toronto and Montreal  icr outfits, etc.  We waul about 300 of our readers j  to understand clearly that wc are not,  publishing this paper for uor health.  There are about 300 subscribers who  have not yet paid for their second  year. Wo haven't dunned them. We  know what it is to be dunned ourselves. We are sending them the  paper and as we never hear anything  to the contrary wc infer that it suits  them. But it costs money to run a  paper. The printers have to bo paid.  Mulock refuses to lie stood off for his  postage and we- ourselves require at"  least one meal a day. A man cannot  live on booze alone. Some of you  comfortable old stuffs who are reading this paragraph, with your feet  rocked up beside your stove and  plenty of tobacco and Scotch beside  you, may not think that a poor devil  of an ������dUor appreciates an occasional dollar, etc., etc. ,etc, ete.  ��������� ��������� ���������  After this gentle intimation���������dou't  c_ li it a dun���������we shall call it an unfriendly act if those 300 delinquent  subscribers.' of whom you may be one,  don't ' immediately dig down and  cough up. Don't wait to bo dunned.  A dollar isn't much, and if the weekly  visits of thc Freo Lance are not worth  a dollar a year���������two cents a week���������  they are not worth anything.  St Leon  Hot  prings  Upper Arrow Lake  ammmmmmmmmfmmnmmmnmmmmimfimTims  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parlument, 1835.  :~S  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  EPAID UP CAPITAI. - ���������  REST FUND     *   - - :  K~ DIRECTORS: ���������-Vm. ~\lor.sox  -lACI'ilKiifON, 1'"resilient;  S.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  $Z OOO.OOO -4  $i.coo.OGt> rS  ,            . ...  H. Iiwixfi, Vice-Predklent; _S  __ AY. M. Ramsay,Samuel "i-.i.ky, IIkkuy Aiich'.iialp, .1. I', t'.i.-ititonx, -a*  *- II. M.VItlCI.A.111 lloi.sox. ~~3J  j������j F. AYoiii'iiiiroN Thomas, t.unoi'-l MniinRcr. ___2  gr     A general banking business transuded,     Interest allowed at. current E������  ft I'*lLes- J. D. MOLSON, 35  p- Manauuk, Revklbtokk, B.C.     j32  RATES.   $l.oo   PER'DAY  Well Known for Their  Health Giving Properties.  **^������W"������"W^"^W**___������a^.JU'-.1-   ���������   i-m___*^_������___i  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  MKTHODIST CHURCH ��������� Rcvclstoko.  Preaching servicos at 11 a.m. a������d 7:3'  p.m. Clans meeting at thu close of tin  morning sorvieo. Sabbath School nnd Bib!.  Class at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer mectir.f  overy Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Tli.  public are cordially invited.   Bints free.  REV. S. J. THOMPSON, Paitor.  nr  r^\  Good aceoinmocUtioi'. ._ good bar  well supplied with choice wines  liqtioid find cigurs.  ouse.  Free Bus Meets All Trains  HE BALANCED  THE  ACCOUNT  T-BURCH Oi~ ENGLAND-St. Pt.torV  *--' Revoletoko Honi. of service: Evcninp  prayer daily at 5 o'clock. Fridays at 7:30  Hur.do.ys and Festivals: Holy Communion at  i'..ni.. morning prayer at 11. Sunday Schoo"  and Bible Class nt "!:30, cvoning prayer at 7:30,  First Sunday in the mouth Holy Communion  at niornin^* services.   PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Rcyolstoke  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:3i  p.m. Bil-C Clibs at 2:-'"0 p.m., lo whicl  ull are welcome. Prayer meeting ac B p.m  every Wednesday.   REV. T. MENZIE3. Poslor.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH ���������Revnl  stoke.    Mses  llrst and third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������Mailings cvory night  in their hall on Front Street   Loyal Orange  Lodge, No. 1658.  Koirulur  itipctinjrs   .lie  lielil  in  tlie  Oddfellows Hull on tlietliinl Friday  of each month at 7."Ill p. in.   Visiting  brethren cordinllv invited.  W. G. Ilirucy, 'W.M.: R. P. Petti  piece, Hec. Sec: Dr. T. Jen's, Fin. Sec ��������� Thos.  Steoil, Treasurer.  The Arrow Lakes Steamers Kootenay and Minto Call Daily.  A Conveyance is run in connection with thc Steamers  and the Springs.  c  Good Accommodation both,at   the   Springs   and at  Brown' -,_Sc Pool.  Proprietors^  the "Landing.  Tel egraphic Communication.  $1.25 per day.  Baths Free.  Kates  A VASTER LOSS THAN  HAS BEEN  a  Mail and Empire: Mr. Mulock conducted the postoffice at a loss oi"  569,006 last month.  This is a deficit of S2.200 per day,  ci of J82S,000 a year.  In addition to this loss of $S2S,000  on the working of the post office in  Canada we pay $560,000 a year for the  carriage  of  mails  in  steamships.  So that in round numbers tho lose  is $1,3S?,000 annually.  They are going to put a tax on tea  to cover the Mulock deficit caused  iuigely by a two C2-1*: rate.  Ten cents is lhe tax proposed, but  st six cents a pound the government  will on the 24,000.000 pounds imported  just  r*.ise  '1,440,000.'  The average man who posts a letter  a week and uses a pound of ten a week  HI save 52 cents a year on his let-  trs   and   pay  for  this  saving  $3.12  a  -j ear-ou-his-tearr-���������'- ~ ~ ~   "-" -���������=   disastrous  de- i  he      found iii  ENGLAND MOVES  TOWARD PROTECTION  In view of the proposed increase in  tbe tax on tea in Canada, due to the  ������r.ormous deficits caused by Mulock's  TYst Office policy, the d  tails o������ which may  r.nother column, it is interesting to  irwrn lhat tho mother country herself  is on the eve of some radical changes  In the way of taxation in order to  wake a balance between the revenue  ������.cd expenditure. The alarming increase In national expenditures over  the ivater Ib, however, not due to postage Btamps, but to the increasing of  the strength of the navy. According  lo a London correspondent the most  remarkable Indications, however, of  the transition stage ia national  linanc*!. is the candor of the leading  Euclish journals*, in recommending  the- re-imposition of duties, which were  abolished when free trade was established as the permanent fiscal poliry  of the Uniled Kingdom. That great  organ of English opinion. The London  Times, has been publishing a series o������  important articles, by an expert on  finances o* the last 20 years, and. this  week, it virtually adopts his conclusion  that the time has como for eouslder-  Ing end revising the entire system o������  taxation. In a bold and comprehen-  ������ive way. (1  A physician and a lawyer occupying rooms in the same large downtown building met not long ago in the  lobby, says the Chicago Tribune. The  lawyer only has had his shingle out  i-ix months, while the physician has  been practicing for many years. Consequently the physician is inclined lo  use a condescending manner toward  the young lawyer and the young  lawyer respects the physician as a  man who has made his mark.  "You should  do something for that  cold," the physician said.  "What?" asked  tho lawyer respectfully, from force of habit.  Tlie physician made a few remarks  about the treatment of colds as tliey  rode up in the elevator. Thc other  day the lawyer received a bill for  "services rendered him" by the physician. By this time he had forgotten  that he ever had a cold or that he had  nipt the physician and listened to advice on colds because it is polite to do  so. AVith the bill in his hand he  sought out the physician, who explained the matter, saying lie need  not pay it at once unless it was convenient for him. Not wishing to make  au enemy of the young lawyer, he  talked of business and business dilliculties for half an hour, drawing the  young man out and giving him a  chance to talk. The next day the  l~h ysi-Cia n ___.i_ece.ivp il_a_j_.cheek_������o iu_S l_i r-  pcyment of tiie bill sent the young  lawyer, accompanied by a bill' with  the lawyer's name across the top,  v-hich called for ?10 for half an hour's  consultation the day before. The  physician promptly paid.  MEN  IN   BALL  ROOMS  REDUCTION IR   C.  P.  R. RATES  The Canadian Facific, we are  pleas*-*" to note, has made a reduction  of from 20 to 40 per cent on the rate  for liv*? Etock shipments from the  Vorth West Territories to Nelson and  ether po-fnts in the Kootenay. The  40 per cent reduction applies to live  eto'ck shipped from Macleod. This  Is due to the fact that former sblp-  Rrtnts from those Eohthern points had  fcj come Ausfl by way of Calgary,  whereas now they win he able to go  right through over the Crow's Nest  Pass road. Shipments of live stock  hound for Nelson will naturally go by  this route, no matter where they  come from; but shipments for the  Sloofa^vlllgti rxfuvM by Rovolstoke  '8*f WVl'iM -M~i.  It has been said that the modern  young man literally cuts but a poor  figure when he "takes the floor," and,  despite the fact that fancy dancing  has been quite recently a fashloualiij  craze, it cannot be justly maintain =.d  that the modern girl displays tlie grare  in the ball room as her mother and  grandmother before her. That young  men are positively awkward nowadays is not the least bit surprising,  In tho firnt place they get but littic  practice, it is practically by main  force that they are dragged into the  middle of the ballroom. So difficult,  indeed is it for lho hostesses to get  dancing men at all to tlieir ballsl  that it seems well nigh dangerous to  grumble at th . for.* who do come for  their inefficiency.  However, it. is not unreasonable lo  ask that the "smart" ball room should  ct.������e to be the scene of such clumsy  and graceless performances as it now  too frequently thc case. Apparently  it is-only when he is allowed to val.se  as lie pleases, to "scorch" to liis  lifart's content, to "clown" through  burn dances and reduce the lancers  to their lowest terms, that thc modern  young man will dance, and girls must  perforce adapt themselves to this  style or go partnerless. It has been  am-rted that it Is only among tlio  simpler classes nowadays that thc  poetry of motion  !���������* truly cultivated.  Society stands in need of a new  craze and something decidedly startling is always sought for. so possibly  lhe next thing will be that despairing hostesses will provide light fooled  men servants as partners for their  guests or organize balls where the  girls they invite may bo sure of securing an evening of real dancing with  yXftneVs Mrtsa ft*r th'e occasion.  Court   Mt.   B.egbie,  I.O.F.,No.346i.  Mcots in tho Oddfellows' Hall on thi-  2nd nnd 1th Fridays of  each month. VIslIIup  brethren invited to  attend.  Do   You   LOant   a   Home   in    This    GpouJing    mining "and  Railciiay  Centre   ?  'The G. &'K. steam Navigation Company have some of '.he   most  de  lightful property in llovelstoke.    It is charmingly   situated,   handy to  to any portion of the town.    Come aud enquire about it at once. . Easy  terms if necessary. -*       .. ,  HAIG St 6$RIG, Sole Agents  Proprietor.  B. IL Campbell.   K.  Chief Hanger.  D. J. C. Johnson  Kec.-Sec.  Large light bed  rooms.  Table furnished wich  the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines  Liquors and Cigars  Rates   $1.00 a day.     Monthly* race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  Write for our intorcstinsr books " Invcnt-  , ir'd Help" and "How you nre swindled."  i Scud us n rough sketch or model of your  i invention or Improvement and wc will tell  i you tree our opinion as to whether it is  , probablv patentable. "\Vo make a specialty  i of applications rejected in other hands,  i Highest references furnished.  MARION tc MARION  \ PA_~~_NT SOLICITORS  & EXPERTS , . ?  i Civil * M.'ch-nlcal  Fnslneer!, Oridnatca of t!*.o ? ! *  i Tolyicchnic School of Enffln^ertnp, IJacbelora In  ( Applied   Scltinc.'*.    Laval    l*_lve*_lly,   Members  Patent Iatv .".-.soclallon, American Wn'.rr Works  Aetoefattoil. >"evr Etialancl   Waler Workl A������������oe.  ' I*. Q. Smtveyors Association, Assoc- Member Can.  1 faoctety of Civil Engineer!.  Tl?e Vepnon'Soda'  Water3 Wopk,s . .  M. J- O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  _Nraiuf.ictu'er nf Soda Water. Singer  AIo, Sureuprilln and all Soft Drinks.  A full sudpI. kept In 't.ick at McCarty's Cold Stornco. where orders  can be left. El-O-sw-tf  evelstoke  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  "Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  REVELSTOKE  RON WORKS.  F.JWeCJqRTY. :     -  .Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in............  PRLME BEEF, PORK,:   ���������  JADTTOJNi JltND BJIUSJIGE  Fish   and   Game   in    Season.       Markets* rat   Kevelstoke,  Revelstoke Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and. Ferguson.  ; ntriiiFS./NE*"''0'"<1-IFEB'l-D'c-. M0STREAJ. CAD.  UI-nutK. t ATLANTIC BUILBINC, WASKIKCTOH, O.C.  Ors.  McKechnie   and  Jeffs, Attendants  BlackBmithini?' Jobbing:  Plnmbins,   Pipe Fi*.ti:i_._:  Tinsmith-US  Sheet Iron 'Work  .   Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty ___-_  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke   Station  Mr  Uo You Want a  w  ito  ito  w  ito  \to  i)o You Want an  Do Vou Want a  lio You Want an  fu Vou Want a  Do You Want a  Do You Want a  Do Vou Want a  X)o You Want a  Po You Want an  lio You Want  I/O Vou Want  ."*_??'2_S>.i>fe- "71  PIANO ?  ORGAN?  SYMPHONY ?  ANGELUS ?  VIOLIN ?  GUITAR ?,  BANJO ?  GRAPHOPHONE?  GRAMOPHONE ?  AUTOHARP ?    ,  MUSIC ?  STRINGS ?  ������,. .���������*.��������� .Bs."--^--at ���������"<������������������������. ���������""_-��������� "*"���������-, *^<  O O  Write to The Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to Tho Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to The Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to The Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  Writ, to The Alberta Music Company,'  Calgary.  Write to The Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  V.'riw to The Alberta-Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to The Alberta Music Company,  Calgary. i;  Write to The Alberta MiiBic Company,  Calgary.  Write to The Albert!*. Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to Thi Alberta Music Company,  Calgary.  Write to The Aiberta Music Company,  Calgary.  71>  W  m  w  iii  ^*     The Alberta $_usic Co., Calgary.  \4.  \������_  -!k____, ���������_-____ ��������� *"* ��������� Jt. -^  -TEMPEST & SMITH-  9\  m  THE PIONEER; LIVESYkt���������-  Feed and Sale Stable of the Lardeau aud Trout Lalte District  Saddle    and      Pack    Horses  always fir hire.  Freighting-,an     Teauiinp;   a  specially.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Lnnding^every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.'' For particulars write "*- -' ��������� '  "���������'*"  OKAIO & IIILT-iMAX, Thomson's Landing.  The     Revelstoke /  City directory this <  5-A per.*: .null house to  book t  year wiil be tho best t  ediliou ever issued,  lt will have besides  a beautifully designed cover, and  printed on  paper, a folder  twoniaps.oneacom -,  plote map of the four j  townsites in one, <j  (lithographed by t  BuIlmanBroH ,Win-^  nipej?)    givii-K  thej  i hou-ie  canvass   will-  i  i be iuhcIo' to secure  i tlie names, occupa-  ? tion aud placo of re-  ������sitfenc-,   of    every  man in Kevelstoke.  bus iness  the  in  names of streets and  avenues, the size of j!  i  a  III  Out* Speciaitv1. everything in the musical line  r 7 _ ���������    jj^  . .^___J> ^_Bfr *^~~~. *  ^0 -____&> ,-Fjf, _^e������ ___q������ __������������> -������e������ ^*sj i  0m> ' 0*- 00-- 00- *0 ��������� 00- 00; /���������������  of streets, the city \  limits, otc. The  other will be a key 'i  map to Xortli Koot-/  enay and Revelstoke jl  in particular. The������  Directory will con-1  tain valuable infor- <  mat ion as to how/  and when to reach J  our mines. A re- <  view of lhe city's J  progress forthe past J  year and its pros-1  pects for the future. J  Send in your orders or information  for   tho   directory  beforo the  loth of April, 1S99, to  \  jl 15 v o r y  i llUUFO  /city will   ba   repre-  J sented in some man-  <iior. IJHvelstoko's  5many resources vvill  '/ bo brought to the  < tront. A large edi-  t tion will be issued,  jso thnt it cannot  /fail but to be' of  J great interest to  /outsiders as well as'  J residents. Tho prico  /will only be 50 cents  5 us beloi-e; the maps  .alone are worth that  much to many. As  an advertising medium it is unexcelled, anil as a bureau  of information it  ? can't be beat. The  /city council, the  i school trustees, the  J board of trade, time  / tables, directions as  J to names, etc.. the  / police, the doctors,  5 the hospitals, law-  / yers, iu fact every-  Sthingjwill be found  on the  ion.  i. p. pf  int. an.  sr;  ���������  ��������� ������_.  '���������--i  ������������������>!  ^1  " ia  f������*:'-'  '-^������~- -,  .���������"fl  a���������,-.-���������' ,_������i- b:~Wi".'  <&  ���������'%  US:  <>* '.':  ������������������ '.'*>������  "  Si*  i. v  '  i  . ������_.  ������������������>!  ill  if'1.  "J  GREAT  INiQlTTY  IN  PLACES  m  Clergyman is Found Guilty of  Immorality  SUSPENDED FROM   THE MINISTRY FOR SEVEN YEARS  Hamilton, March 15.���������Tlie court  which investigated the charge of immorality preferred by Miss Hore  against the neverend Mr. Geoghnn,  Rector ot St. Peter's church, .today  formally presented her 'evidence  against the accused pastor and the  verdict of the court to Bishop Du-  niculin. Miss Hore charged tlio  rector of St. Peters with holding  \ery intimate relations with her lor  years, and accused him of being the  lather oi her child born in the citv of  Ijuifalo and now deceased. The court  found Clcoshan guilty and llie bishop  sentenced him to suspension frasn tho  ni.nistry for seven rears.  PAVONIA   ARRIVES  Affecting: Scene at Liverpool Over the  Arrival of the O/erdue Cur.__.rdcr--  Cheers and Weeping: at !hc D;ck  Liverpool, March 14.���������Tho Cva-:  line steamer Pavonia, Capt. Aildns,  from Liverpool, Jan. 24, disabled ov  iI.t* British steamer Wolvostoii icturned   here   yestrrdnv    mtrnintt    ii*  OFFICIAL IN 7 EST I "AT ION  Ogilvie V.ill Probe Into The Dawson  Nugg.t's Charges of Crookedness.  Vancouver. B. C, March l.*>.���������-Ex-  Guld Commissioner Fawcett. is the  subject of an oilicial investigation.  The accusations have boon made by  JO. C. Allen, editor of the Klondike  Nugget. The present omniissionor,  Csilvic, declares that, lie will make a  thorough investigation. 'i'ho charges  include wilful manipulation of powers  in closing and opening uf nonunion  creek claims, issuing permits to the  special advantage of Faweotl's friends  nnd the extensive falsifying nf the  public i-prorils in the commissioner's  private interests.  CONHI'lTON OK It Iii") YARD  KIPLING  New York, March 14.���������Rudyard Kipling passed a restless nighl, suffering  a good deal of pain. As yet no ono  but his physicians, nurses and family  have scon liini.  This evening Mr. Uoubloday reported Kipling's condition as satisfactory  in the extreme, the physical suffering  of the patient being due to the resolution going on in tho lungs. His temperature is very little above normal,  and he is able to" take a little solid  food.  Today Jlr. Kipling sav/ his two  children Tor a short lime. His  a tighter E!sie is sufficiently recovered   from   her  sickness   to   run  about,  though she has not been outside the  hotel.  Tlie physicians have decided in two  weeks they will remove their patient  to some comfortable spot. ���������  Jlr. Kipltag realized today Cor t.he  first time how many friends he really  nnd of the anxiety manifested  "luring Ids illness. ITe read many of  the telegrams and loiters     expressing  The  steamer  a very battered appeiiran  presented 'emperor and commented on it.   ��������� r am  being carred ttWnV or"iwMed -nd her -������ol,at "bo?}' l? tc-" V������,! ,WIiaL ho saifl-  ii- ������������������     ���������--���������'-"���������'-i' -nil -iti ��������� Perhaps when he is further recovered  [he will  make a statement     for  . the  topmast being gone.  There .were affecting scenes between >,��������� futile   crew-and   iheir   wives,   msav   oC :lnt" "  the women  weeping with   iov     "The !-������������������.!    ���������. .- ~. *   ,  officials of the Canard III e refused o "���������������,!' normal toi ay.  allow'reporters ou board ihe stcan������ ������������������'' Doublodft>' continued  er on the ground that the whole circumstances-of: the Pavonia's breakdown .would bo investigated iu due  course. The company, however, d.  nounced the charges of cowardice  said- to have been brought against  Captain ..Atkins and Chief Engineer  Ouncan by the passengers on the Pavonia." who reached New York on  March-, 7th. by the Portuguese steamer Vega, from Ponta-Del-Gada. Azores  Islands, as being "wicked, malignant  nnd unfounded." Tho oilicials of the  company aiso declared tliat the  details of the break down of ihe Pavonia already known suO.iciently refute the "charges.'  It was gleaned from the crow, liow-  cicr, on their dispersal, that the  Pavonia had passed through a terrible ordeal. Her troubles began with  a terrific,, gale.on January ;10.- For  three days, the engines were slowed  and mountainous seas tossed the Pavonia   like ,a   shuttlecock.    Then   her  boilers began to move iu tlieir cradles PLOTTING AGAINST  and to bump against each ether. It  is not true, though, that they humped  her sides, for if this had been the  caso the crew say she would not have  lloated  long.  Eventually the engineers secured  tho boilers with ropes and chains and  the bumping ceased, but it was found  that the steam pipes had been broken.  The crew, it appears, never lost confidence though thoy assert that the  vessel rolled so tremendously that It  would have been possible sometimes  to walk on her Inner sides.  Three boats were lost, part of the  port rail -and the galley were washed  away and the bake houso was stove  in. Although the Pavonia now lies  at the dock, she presents a dilapidated spectacle.  "Mr-  Kipling's  temperature  is  very  Ho is  able to cat sweet broads, jollies,  stewed oysters and things of lhat  kind."  ���������    PREVOST MUST HANG   - **  Ottawa, Jlarch-15.���������The Minister "of  Justice has decided to lei tlie law  Vike its course in the ease of murdcr-  ���������i" provost, who will .be han_c"l at  Pore Arthur on Friday.  .VEI. I.!      WELL!  -Vienna, March 13.���������Princess Louise  of Cobourg, daughter of King.Leopold  of Belgium, who in January last year  left hor husband. Prince Philip of  baxc Cobourg Golliti and olopod with  an Austrian Huzzar olltcor, Lieutenant  Mattincliicli. Kegemitch, has been delivered of a' son.  THE   BLACKS  Berlin, March 15.���������Emperor William  and Cecil Rhodes arc said lo havo  c_me   to   an   amicable   undcrsianding.  GIVE THEM  LOTS  OF  ROPE  Winnipeg, March 15.���������The assizes  opened here yesterday with two cases  of murder, two of rape, one of assault with intent to kill, and two of  aggravated assault.  WAR NARROWLY AVERTED  EX-COMPTP.OLLER WOOD DEAD  Toronto.- March 15.���������J. F. Wood, Q.  C, M. P., and comptroller ln the late  government,   was   found   dead   In   his  NORWAY AND SWEDEN  Intense Jealousy Between the Two  Countries ��������� Probabilities of War.���������  Crown Prince Snowballed  New York, March IG.���������A dispatch to  The Herald from Christiania says:  Norwegians are not pleased with the  temporary government of the Crown  prince, who is much stricter than his  father and has now shown that be  will not. allow Norwegians any little  demonstrations of independence." He  has decided that Sweden and Norway  will send only one representative to  Ui'1 peace congress at The Hague. Tho  representative will probably be a  Swede.  Somo days ago war between Sweden  and Norway yas hinted at during a  debate in lhe Storthing and Colonel  Bassoo took the opportunity of pointing out that the Norwegian fortresses  were good for nothing in case of war.  The minister of war hotly contradicted the statement and several other  members also criticised Colonel Bas-  soe, but the wholo affair is causing  great uneasiness here as the mere suggestion of war between the sister  countries in parliament is proof of the  ioalousy which exists.  There was a popular demonstration  the day before yesterday against the  Crown Prince, Prince Gustaf, Duke of  Wormlaud, who was recently appointed regent on account of the illness of  his father. Kins Oscar II. The prince  was returning from the military club  when ho met a crowd of people who  booted him, hissed him. and peltee  lilm with snowballs. The crowd was  dispersed by the polico and several ar  rests were made. The Norwegian  papers  condemn tho demonstration.  CHOATE MAKES A HIT  .London, March 16.���������Joseph H.  Choate, tho United States ambassadoi  lu the Court of St. James, made his  lirst public appearance in England at  the banquet of the Association of the  Chambers of Commerce of the Unltet*  Kingdom, which was hold at tin  Hotel Metropole last evening. Ther-  was a brilliant and distinguisheu  gathering- About 250 persons wei-'"  invited to meet the ambassador. He  non a decided victory with his wil  and his references to the growing  friendships between* the nations. " Referring to the Venezuelan embroglib  he said: "You know that on our side  of tho water we love occasionally to  twist tlie lion's tale for "tho mere sport  of hearing him roar. (Laughter).  Well that time ho disappointed us. He  would not roar at all. Ho sat silent  us the Sphinx and by dint of nmtuai  forbearance our sober second thought  aiding your sober first thought we  averted everything but mere war  words."  ���������NOT   ON   YOUR ' LIFE"  London, March Ifi.���������Joseph Chamberlain, secretary of state for the colonies, has been petitioned by the inhabitants of the Leeward Islands asking' that the government transfer the  possession of the islands to the United  Slates. It is hardly likely he will  even consider the proposal.  ALL  FOR  PEACE  The Hague.March 36.���������China,Japan,  Persia and Siam, besides most of the  European states, will be represented  at the peace conference, which is to  be convened here on May ISth. A list  of invitations, has been forwarded to  tl.fc Dutch Government which will  shortly issue them.  JOHN SHERMAN ILL  "  RAID ON CHINAMEN  Winnipeg, March 15.���������A Chinese  shop was raided here yesterday aud  a quantity of liquor seized.  ONTARIO   ELECTION   NEWS  a r  * \  I  "4  Lord Salisbury Scores a Great Diplomatic  Victory  J .ondon,^ltfi:cir''*r4T:=:TlTcT3ritIsiri ion"  and tho Russian hear came to uncomfortably close quarters last week over,  tl'.e Chinese emhroglio. . "British diplomacy was triumphant and British  prestige is sky high in the oast. The  bed this morning at thc Queen's j newspapers had already begun to talk  hotol. Heart disease is supposed lo 'of a serious crisis and a grave out-  have been the troublo. He was;look, mid diplomatic switchmen again  quite well, when he retired for thc ;succeeded iu warding off a collision on  ~ night. When the porter visited his:the subject of northern railroads. A  room this morning ho had been dead 'conflict being averted by a Russian  Mime hours. * -l.at-Udov....   according   to   the-jingoes,  ,,  ,__^ ���������_  Jl.y a compromise,  according to more  Impartial observers. * Tho real explanation of the affair appears to be  lhat Russia made a'protest against  ��������� tho British railroad contract partly as  a feeler and partly ns a warning. If  tho llritisli piemier had shown weakness, Russia would have persisted,  hut in any case. Russia by her protest, elicited a ministerial statement  in the house of commons that the con-  Toronto, March 15.���������The seat of ditions of the loan did not constitute  North Waterloo, in the Ontario houso foreign control. Thus, Russia obis vacant. Dr. Lacltner, Conservative, talncd a pledge that no such interpre-  having been unseated bv tho Court ��������� tation would bo placed on tho con-  of Appeals. The result of the South tract'in tho event of default, which is  Perth recount is eight of a majority a further substantial concession to the  for Montcith. 'Russian claims to Northern China. On  the other hand, Lord Salisbury scored  in .securing a withdrawal of the Russian protest. But Russia also gained  a point with which she has good  reason, to feel satisfied. The Times  British thinks Lord Salisbury achieved a con-  of   the <ji(|0)-a-r,ie   success,    whicli    must    nil-  Port de Franco, Martinique, March  IC.���������John Sherman, statesman and  brother of Goneral Sherman, who is  a passenger on the American liner,  Paris, is suffering from pneumonia.  "y iie malady was not considered to be  serious until last night. His* relatives  r.re  with  him.  -pEACE-CONFERENCE-  Washington, March IG.���������Sir Julian  Pauucefoto's appointment as England's representative to the czar's disarmament congress is practically settled. ,    STRATHCONA  ILL  New York, March IG.���������A London  despatch to the Sun says: Lord  Siraihcoiiii and Mount Royal, the  fiinadaian high commissioner at London, is seriously ill with Influenza in  l.unneville, France.   '  LIKE   LUETGERT  Chicago, March 16.���������Becker, a Chicago sausage maker, has confessed to  cutting his wife ln pieces and burning the body.        t  THE DAY  OF OUR BALL  A PLEASURE RESORT  DEADLY CONFLICT  3etween Canadian and American Miners  ��������� Fight Due to the Alien Mineis  Law  Vancouver,    March    17.���������From  far 'frozen north, a few miles off  dr-solate   Dalton  trail   Canadian  American miners met in deadly  the  the  ;md  con  Pitched Battle in Hot Springs ��������� Five  Men Slain ��������� Chief of Police and  Sheriff Among Those Killed  Hot Springs, Ark., March 17.��������� A  pitched battle took place on Central  avenue yesterday similar to the fam-  our one whicli gave Hot Springs  a black name some years ago. Two  rival factions met last evening outside the Bonanza saloon and opened  fire. Five men wore killed, amongst  whom were Tom Toler, chief of  police; J. E. Hart, detective: Gosloe,  police sergeant; John Williamson,  sheriff; Louis Kinkley, driver of the  orewery wagon and Ed. Spears, who  was shot fatally in the neck. The  shooting grew out of the campaign  for mayor. This town has always  been notorious for shooting scrapes,  but this is the worst one w-e have  had yet. In the Flynn and Dolan  feud some years ago, Frank Flynn,  tne most celebrated gambler of his  dny in the south, together with two  other men, was shot to pieces on almost the same spot as the present  shooting occurred. The Bonanza is  :. well known gambling house and saloon on Central avenue. Jack Mc-  AulifCe, the ex-lightweight champion,  ran pools on'tho races here onc win-  '.er and went broke. It is a favorite  resort for pugilists who wish to boil  out prior to going into training, and  as a place to recover from the effects*  of a defeat it is regarded a3 a very  desirable spot". In the season, which  is from January to April, the mammoth hotels are crowded with sen-  aLis, congressmen, actors, pugi.ist.-  .-ltliletes, confidence men, women who  wear jewellry at breakfast, and all  sorts and conditions of people. The  '.".'sident population are a hard lot,  split up into cliques, and when they  have any time to spare from robbing   /"(>������,,/.     I\m������"inni     Tt������������/���������      D t /������ 4-  :������^Mmw^J(ii(l! D0WS1 1111S List...  S7C0 will buy two fine business lof-.s 7 and 8, block 10, on first street, 50  feet by 10d feet.   Opposite J. D. Sibbald's residence. Easy terms.  $230 cash will buy two nice lots, 50 by 100. nearly opposite Sampson's  house.   Lots 3 and 4, Block 11.  $350 wili buy a lot 2_xl00, next the Front St Post Office.  $1000 will buy a block, 75x100 on Campbell Avenue.  $1000 will buy a lot 25sICO in the centre of the business part of 3Iac  euzie Avenue.  $700 will buy two lots, 0 and 7, block G, 50x100 opposite C. B. Hume &  Co.'s ware house on Campball Avenue.  diet    Four were.killed and a number $975 will buy a houso and lolO, block 46, on Third Street.   Five  rooms  bath room aud pautry.     qiioO down and balance   to   pay  on lot  in 10 years al 8,per cent.   Tho lot, is 50x100.  $3,500 will buy a block fronting on First St. opposite tho Imperial  Bauk. Size 100x150x75. Corner Connaught Avenue and First  S5. The C. P. 1\. siding runs along ono side. A splendid business location. '        - -  Revelstoke wiil Quintuple its  Present   Population  of 2000?  Kevelstoko has been selected by thc  C. P. It. as the terminal point for North  Kootenay and Okanagan. It must go  ahead. " Tlio judicious   business man  will invest in-  Revelstoke Real Estate^  while it can be s^Ot on the sround floor.  of others were.seriously injured. That  such bitter feeling between' two nationalities should have culminated in  actual bloodshed is regretted by a"l  sides. The disputed ��������� boundary line  between Alaska and Canada    is    the  principal  cause of  it,  although  min-; d  ors'    private    disputes    assisted    in $2000 will buy a business block 50x100 fronting on First St., between  bunging  it   about.   When  the  alien the two banks.   A fiue site for a busiuess house.  uining law was passed, Americans  left Atlin and struck * for. Porcupine  river in American 'territory where  they found rich gold . placers, and  swore they would not allow Canadians to stake claims. Some of the  Canadians did stake claims and a fortnight ago tlieAmericans ordered them  out. The Canadians lemained, however. Last evening the steamer Te������s  anived  and  a passenger named-Carl  Summorfelt brouht down the\ news  ot the battle 'between Canadians and  Ameiicaiis. lt is feared tho Canadians will not give up their claims  without further bloodshed.  WHAT  IS  TARTE   GIVING  US?  Montreal. March 17.���������La Patrie,  J.- Israel Tarte's paper, referring tonight to measures to be brought before the present session ot parliament says: "There is no doubt that  loform of the senate will occupy a  foiemost place in  the  debates."  RUSSELL  SUCCEEDS   HERSCHELL  London, March 17.���������Baron Russell,  of Killcwen, lord chief justice of Eng-  lard. has been appointed to succeed  thc late Baron Herschell on'the Ven-  i.'ziiclan .arbitration ..commission- and  the joint Eigli"commission.  "OLD HUTCH" DEAD  Chicago, March. 17.���������Ben N. Hutch-  'nson, at ono time'the leading grain  speculator, of the'^United States, certainly the most sensational, died last]  night at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  Grogan _& Go. are handling some   of   the   finest  j^ mining propositions in the JR  ^^-Big^HBendy HLar deau-and���������^  Fish Creek camps of North S^  Kootenay.    Full  particu- Jf^  WHOLESALE  LYNCHING  BATTLESHIP GLORY  Liverpool,  March  12.���������Tho  battleship   Glory,   12,000   tons, _^                    typo of Canopus, which was launched quiTstionably Tt7engtlieii"Great" " Brit-  some   time   ago.   has   been   launched  ain's nosition at Pekin.  T   .  v    -. . ,  -      L ,,. , -*"= i~=......... ~-       The paper,  from Lairds ship yards-    at.Birken- jlowover> a]so KCCS ju  the adjustment  head.      Tho Glory is designed to de- o������ Ul0 dispute, a triumph      for     the  velop      a speed      ot 18 knots.      Thc pacif,c    and conciliatory elements    of  battleship Implacable was also     sue- ]iUBSjan statesmanship, and above all,  cessfully   launched   at   Devunport   in as a practical expression of the C*!ar*s  the presence of tho Crown Prince of  Rjam, and a large gathering of dis-  tinculshed  Britons.      Tho  Implacable  determination to meet Great Britain  half way in tho removal of the regrettable     misunderstandings    which  .Ottawa, March IG.���������Oliver Prevost,  of Port Arthur, the murderer who  killed a couple of men two years ago  is to be hanged on Friday.  MURDER AT SKAGWAY  Atlanta, Ga., March 17.���������Nine ne-  ro prisoners were shot * and killed  by a mob of whito men nt Palamctto,  Ga.  SONS OF  ENGLAND  Ottawa, March 17.���������The Supremo  Grand lodge of the Sons of England  have elected officers in Ottawa.  NORWAY AND  SWEDEN  Victoria, March 16.���������Thero was a  murder at Skagway on the 9th inst.  William Dougan shot and killed Wm.  Wray in Johnson's saloon. He then  thot" himself.  Stockholm, March 17.���������The breach  between Norway and Sweden is widening. Fresh Insults were heaped on  the crown prince of Sweden yesterday.  lars obtained and furnished about mining claims in  the District.  A big block of Cnrnes Creek Consolidated at ten.-cents.  Theso shares will be up to par yet.  $A  ins uranc  IMPERIAL BA.NI.  "���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toponta  Paid Up Capital Si.Of.l.gN  Reserve    ....   1,100,811  Dire������t������n:  H. S. Howland   President  T. R. Mem tt. Vice Prea., (8t-C������t_uurl_*_t  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffrsy,  Hugh Ryan,  T. Sutherland Staymar  Elian Rogers.  D, R, Wilkie, General Manager,  Branobes  North West and British Columbia.  Frandon  Calgary  Eltnonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  V*_acouT������  Winning*  Revelctoke  Etif-ex  Fergus  Gait  rncrerKoll  Listowell  Nelson, B,  St. Ihomaa  Toronto  Welland  Woodstoek  Hamilton  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO.  Niagara Falls  Port Colborne  Rat Portage  Sault St. Marie '  St, Catharines  Montreal, Quebec.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of  $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, United  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, otc   ..  Gold Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Reealpt*  which will be accounted for at any ef  the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts in the  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager ReveIsto_te Brae oh  ^ WALL  Papers  ('.'.It-. Tii^rnin?,   Mi(*s5,   Ejn-  liosscil Gilu,'aii'I lwr.ei of  till description'.  The I'lieipcsinnd lirst ���������lock of  W'ALI, PAPERS in the city.  Liberal  discounts  given   on  aU cash orders.  I  (leal   onlv   in  'V ALL  .    1' A I" EftS   .intl solicit au  inspection of my stock.  W.<5. Bipney  ���������MCK.E.NZIE JI VE.,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  and Soo Line.  WORLD'S PICTORIAL ROUTE  EAST  AND   WEST  FIRST CLASS AND  TOURIST SLEEPER*   from   PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.  Quick Timp, Good Service,  _Few_e5t_Changes,^^Lowe������t--B������-S__i  Tickets issued through and  Baggage  checked to destinatiOH.  East.  8.25k.  DAILY TRAIN'S.  "Wea*.  .Ive���������Revelstoke���������Ive. 16.50k  SHUFFLING  niE DECK  IN CHINESE WATERS  is of 15,000 tons and  15,000 indicated  havc llitiici-|0 kc,,t Russia and  Great  horse power, and will carry IC guns. ' iirjtaiu apart.      The      Times asserts  ��������� I lhat Great Britain is prepared to give  ; fuller assurances of accomplishments  ji i Northern China provinces, and to  assist Russia in re-organizing ' her  policy on the position of reciprocity.  'Ibb-. remark of Tlie Times shows that  Cicat Urituin now accepts the Rus-  r-ifi'-'ation of Manchuria as an .Iccom-  1'Ii*ilied fart and they only expect  their government to secure compensation la other directions.  Hcrlin, March 15.���������The Post in a  leading article last night said lhat  Russia will reinforce her licet in  Chinese waters by the addition of  four battleships, six cruisers and I'.vo  K*unboats, depleting her Haltli* forces  iu order to do so.  Ottawa, March 16.���������Two Senate vacancies created by the appointment of Sir Oliver Mowat as  Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and  the other by the death "of Senator Mc-  Adams, of New Brunswick, have been  filled. Wm. Kerr, Q. C, Cobourg,  and Peter McSweeney, Moncton, N. 13.,  have been called to the Senate.  JAMES BEATTY  DEAD11  Toronto. March 10.���������James Beatty,  C". C Ex-M. P.. and Ex-Mayor of  Toronto died      yesterdayr from      the  PONTON  CASE  AGAIN  Toronto, March 17.���������Ponton, the  Dominion bank teller, will probably  be tried ln CobourE.  FIRE���������Wo are ngents for   the Scottish  Union,   Queen,   Caledonian,  Atlas and Guardian.  ACCIDENT���������London Accident aud Guarantee.  PLATE GLASS-Lloyd's.  $ion\J to hoan  We  aro  agents  for  the Equitable Savings,   Loan and  BiUlding Association.   No membership fees.   No necessity  .,   to take  shares.      No fines.        The  association offers  a  straight loan repaid in monthly instalments. Can be wiped  out altogether after two years.  TO AND FROM   KOOTENAT POINTS.  8.15k. .Ive���������Revelstoke���������arr.. 16.08k  For   information,  time   card-,  maps aud tickets apply to  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstok-i  W.   F.   Anderson, Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Covle, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  WELCOME  CHANGE  Paris, March 17.���������Dreyfus has heen  removed from Devil's Island to Cayenne, F-rench Guiana.  'AN EDITOR DEAD  Chicago, March 17.���������Mr. Medill,  editor of the Chicago Tribune, died  j esterday.  J. R. Hull  & Company  Butchers   and    Whotssato   aa'  Ketail Dealers ln B������ef, Pork, Me  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKX  ,   AU orders lo our line prom  aiicd   } GROGAN & CO.  Canada ranks fifth as a producer  of gold, yet not a gold coin Ib in circulation in Canada' that is not the  product of a mint outside of Canada,  , effects of a paralytic stroke received ������ J Canadian cheese is found  the world  | weeks ago.     ue was aged 67. | over, but no Canadian gold cins.  Address :   Revelstoke*  Office :   Herald Office.  Moreing      Neill.  ^      Code:  We Hav   a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ������<i Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CiiS  . Call and see us. Wecanfixyoa  REVELSTOKE SAW MILL*  i-j  MHMBBA  _*& CASH BAZAAR  -iBHLLETIN...  ."   -   '   March 22nd.'  The'specials tve are offering this  M-eek'avi-; a line of Spring Blouses  at Seventy Five^ceuts���������which is a  -imp.       -.    :  A Bountiful >nnge of Skirt1* and  Undi'iskir;.. in some very ptetty  designs���������at cost.  Some very pretty patterns in  wrappers, which for the next, week  we will inn at just what they cost.  Ladies' and Children's boots and  .'-line.'', a splendid as. orlinent in  ehom-ffrotii. Thi'.i" lines we will  not-linvu riioin io handle, f-o will  clear thej'n out at altnosl any price.  We ai e showing now some of t he  newest things in Ladies' spring  walking and tailor hats. The  shapes this year are. very "pretty  and we are in a position to give  von tl'.e latest Easter styles and  shape** in millinery ai well a.-, in  d:c:-s    goods     and     dressmaking.  Now is the time for veils. mid we  aie not behind in this line, and are  f-hnwing only the newest patterns  and 'colors.  Ladie.v' and Boys' long rubber  boots���������81.75.  Ladies' and Childrens.' rubber.*- ���������  4.*ic. and 35c.  GASH BAZAAR  MGKENZiE AVE.  .     W. MELDRUM, MANAGER,  THE SMELTER   QUESTION.  The finest ion of a smeltei' at Rovul-  i-loUo is run" which every now and  again crops up and attracts attention  fnr a while. It is a question which at  first sight seems to have, ninny point"-*  of view, as if the success of tlie establishment of smelting nnd reduction  works nn any large he lie depended on  a large number nf factors. Hut in  reality, as fur as richer load ores are  ciincerned, the (pi-st'ioii (if cheap  transportation appears Ic. In' llie only  ili'i-i.-ive feature in thu mailer.  Tin1 oxpt'iiencu nf llie snn-ll ing industry in the Stales shows that while  copper ore as smelted tn greatest advantage as noiir as possible In llie  points of production, silver-lead ores  can bj must sucrpssl'ully treated at  great transportation centres. Omaha,  Kansas City anil St. Louis are great  smelting cities, to which both the coal  nml ore li.i _ u t.o be hauled several hundreds of mill's, and the sufcess nf the  smelting industry at these points has  solely depended nn tlieir being great  railway centres, with exceedingly favorable freight, rales. As far as silver-  lead ores go this question of transportation is the vital one, and lhe others  are only secondary. It seems to Tnrc  llEit.M.n that the main point is considering the chances of success for a  smelting and reduction works in Revelstoke is to find out. whether the proposed company is strong enough, ir.  conjunction with the Revelstoke city  council and board of trade, to bring  sufficient pressure tn bear nn the C. 1?.  U. I.n give this place, rates on ore and  coal favorable enough to mike lhe  business here profitable. Neither the  rhi? year w ill Iw handled by the .Canada Dnip   ore nor tho coal is very far off, but the  0. P. R. lias the casting vote, at present, Willi a competing line running  in here, such as some people believe is  among thc possibilities cf tbe future,  tbe situation would be materially altered, and Revelsloke would present  ;i very" favorable location for the establishment of a large smelting and  reduction works. But we have to deal  with the situation as developed at  present, and up lo date the C. P. R.  hold all the trumps.  Granted the favorable freight rates  und the other points are easily dis-  enssed, a smelting works horo would  have thu whole of Kootenay lodraw  from. The question of the ore supply  is not confined, as some people appear  to imagine, to t.ho present, stage of development of the Liu-iU'.ui and Big  Bend districts. The ore produced in  tho Sincan would come here, just as  soon as any other place, other thing"  being equal. A great proportion of  it passes right through here now en  route to Omaha or Kansas City, hundreds of miles away. Il may bean  iuteresliii-rr exercise in statistics to figure out how much ore is actually  available in Uk- Lardeau right now.  It is not a great deal, and is not likely  to be very much increased in extent  until the railway runs llit'i.ugl: th"  district. It will not take very lcn-i*  after that event I'or :1-.l- !**i.na'.i .ui'pnt  to be duplicated :���������>' 111-' L.it''li hi. Snt  al. the same linn* il i-; U*e*vi"!i'.\' lilv.:-  lead output of Ivoiiienay which hn������ to  be taken in cnns-idcrntimi. not that  of anv one district, and that will advance by Iciip-s and bound"-, whether  the Lai-dean hangs fire for another decide or starts shipping next season.  The  other  points  for consideration  affect  Revelstoke   onlv   inasmuch   as  ,_ Book. Co. Thev are ft lirst class wheel,���������eun  1*2 had in different color.", nr.d nt ;rensonnblo  price. Don't purchase beiore .eclng these  wheels.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  LIMITED.  CHAS. R." MCDONALD, Manager.  MCKENZIE   AVE..   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  Fred Johnson, of the Badshot, was  in town on Monday.  There will be a special revival prayer  meeting in the Methodist church tonight. :  Thc- Union bus made the first appearance this season on wheels on Saturday.  Miss Giace "Walker of Spokane is  visitimr her uncle, J.-is. Lauder, of the  Revelstoke Electric Light Co.  E. I-i. Kirinian returned from Missouri nn Monday morning, looking  well after his winter in the sunny  south.  ���������Remember the grand concert aiid  dinner to he given by the Ladies' Aid  of the Methodist church on Easter  Monday.  _Y. G. Paxton will hand over his  oflice to F. Fraser at the latter end  of this week and will leave for Atlin  early next week.  The- choir of St. Peter's, church are  requested to make a point of attending  practice on Friday evening in order to  commence trotting up music for Easter,  Sunday.    Practice at, 8.80 shai p. ���������  ���������Now is the best time to talk to L.  A. Fretz about, that house you are  point; to build. lie can give you  practical and reliable advice from a  thorough and large experience.���������tf  W. Bews. of Field te Bews. chemists,  drugsist    and   stationers,   has   taken  over Chas. E. Reid's drug bu.-iness  on  Front street and lbe  advertisement of  ~t lieTi rTTrappFrirs'iintnother-colu tu nf���������  At the annual meeting of tho Provincial Grand Lodge of B.C. held ar  L-idner's !,t-t week', R. .7. Bullock if  Revelstnke was elected II. G. M. The  next annual meeting will be held at  Saamich and the "Twelfth of July  i-fclebralion at Xew Weatmiii-ler.  The Salvation Armv has done a  splendid work at R'-velstoke during  Ihe fir=t year of its labor.-. Twenty-  one hnint fide names have heen placed  on tbe permanent roll, some more re-  cmit.- aie on the way, and the prospect" are bright fora successful future.  Revels'.ok. is lietoniiisif a very busy  town ar.d growing rapidly.��������� War Cry.  Thr- Hekalu linticea w'rth regret the  npptcaching d.'p.utr.ie of Cha-*- E.  Reid. the Front .-licet druggist, from  our town. During.his stay heie Mr.  livid worked up a fine business and  made hu.-.t:- <>f fik-niH. !!*��������� i.- leaving  to take charge of a big bnsiii'.-si  belonging to hi* brother in Cranbiook  -md will' stat t in about a couple of  weeks.  Rev. E. C. Paget. I"). D��������� rector of  Trinity church. Muscatine, Iowa, and  dean of Southern Iowa. hn<~ accepted  the charge of St. Peter's, Revelstoke.  and will i-iiler nn his duties the first  Sunday in May. Dr. Paget i.s a graduate of Keble inlU'ge. Oxford, and was  foii-itrly vice principal nf Durchester  iiiis**i"nary college. England.' He has  been twelve year.*- at Muscatine. He  is the anthoV of "Silence and Other  Sermons." "The Ideal of the Christian  Piii'Sthond.*' and other publication's.  Dr. Paget leaves his parish April 17th  and will spend a short time in Toronto  before coming hire. Mrs. Paget will  visit England and will not return until  September.  Goiden E:-.i: The board of trade  have derided al tin* suggestion of Mr.  Wells. M. P. P., tn ask the minister of  mines to allow Mr. Robertson, the  gnvpi-ninerit mineralogist, to J.'isit the  new gold field near Tete Jamie Cache.  Mr. R'lliorlson has to visit the Big  Bond anyhow the first thing, and he  could ti'.'T������ conveniently visit tin- locality indicated mul advise as tri whether  ihere i.- anything to justify a rush  thi*vi*. He t'liuld go in bv- Golden, send  " Iii- ,"-n k (min back that way. and rutin n by ho.it by the way of the Big  Betid and Revelstoke, rr it could Iii-  arranged that he should be met with  hotS"S at Carnes Creek. The trip  vvouhl thus be one of great bent-fit to  the whole of North Kootenny.  TBE RESULT  The result of to-day's election has  given the new city of Revelstoke a  representative council. In F. McCarty as mayor, lbe city has foi* its  chief magistrate a busiuess man who  will bring to the conduct of its affairs  the sound litiMiit"'.*-* qunlilii'S which ha  has proved himself lo possess in the  rniidiii'l of his own business. The  council is mailn upabotii as the Heuai.d expected that it woultl bu ami it  is obvious that in making their selection lho majority of the ratepayers  have lieon guided solely by business  considerations. The H_t_.itAi.i~ wishes  the lirst, council every success in the  important task to whicli they have  been elected.  Fred Wrong left for Atlin Lake last  Friday.  Remember the Conservative meeting  in Tapping's opera house to-morrow  night.  Geo. M. Aikniiin, traveller for K. J\.  Drowry, Winnipeg, is in town lrom  the south country.  Remember thc meeting in Tapping's  opera house to-inoirow (Thursday)  night. Organization of the Libi'r.il-  Consorvativrs of Revelstoke. Every  Conservative is invited to  bo present.  The following novel excuse for being  drunk was given in a Loudon police  court some time ago. when the prisoner in his defense' stilted that '-"no  obeyed t.he teachings of thc Bible."  The in-igisl.-ate did not agree with this  view, whereupon the prisoner ie-  quested the loan of the Bible, which  was ordinarily used for administering  oaths. Without a moment's hesitation tho prisoner turned to the thirty-  first chapter of Proverbs, and read tlie  sixth and seventh verses to lhe astonished magistral!': "Give strong drink  unto him that is ready to perish, and  wine unto those that be of heavy  hearts. Let him drink, and forgot his  poverty, and remember his misery no  more."  NOTICE  Sheriff's Sale Under Execution.  I'ublic nntirc is hereby given Unit under und  by virtue of u writ ol execution issued out of  the County Court of Kootenay holden at Revelstoke in a eertnin uelioii wherein .1. E.  Wright i.-i plaintiff and Georne F. Curlia is  defendant, 1 have this day seized and taken in  execution all tlie interc'sl and equity of redemption of the said Georjre F. Curtis in a  certain stock o( dmi;-. chemicals, stationery,  pnien.t medicines, toilet articles and shop fixtures-situate in the buildiim known as the  Taylor Hlock in tlie City of Revelsloke, !!. C.  An,! 1 also jrive notice Umt I -will on Tuesday  the _5lli Marcli. 18'.i_>, at 1'" o'clock noon at thi'  Court House. KevuMiiki'. II.C. sell the said  interest nnd equity of redemption of the *-iii.!  Cleo_*f_;c I-'. Curti-- in the snid yoods to satisfy  111*, .-aid cxci'iiii'-....  Date! H.is 21������l d.'.v ol March, A 11. lb'.iO.  O. K. Ci KORAN,  I'r.M.-.ly (.. tin- Sheriff of North Kootenav.  ���������__:_-���������.:-; i ne  I?  J-__Ort*_.  E������?  Mi i *.s  'No Hi.usT-ii, No Vrss, J.usr lli'sis-iss, Thai's Am,."  For -the Spring  ������  and  Summer Season  we  have just  opened and  placed  into stock  a large and  varied  issort-  ment  'of  New  York  tailor  madc  costumes,  in   White  Pique  Now  Blue.  Lixien color. Etc.  We Have also  1 "3"  a stock ot  lew Y'ork Blouse  *"������.*"���������".  ���������L5-!  Dealer iu  o  1ST)  O  ��������� ;*b___4  M���������<  o  U*i  0  ^ _____  Gents' Fu ^nishing,s,i  Boots and Shoes,;  Hats and Caps,;  Stationery,;  Tobaccos,  Cigars, Etc.,;  Fancy Articles,1  Patent Medicines, Etc.;  p.  H  o  b  w  hi  >  IVe have just received a stock of Traps, Numbers 0 and 1. Send in your  orders at once as they arc going fast. Hunters and Trappers are  rigid up to date wilh our new Savage Rifle, 30-303; almays a slock  on hand. A good heavy reliable revolver is not to be despised when  Mr. Silver Tip is al close quarters. We will close oul our present  stock al cost.  HARDWARE AND  TINSMITIIING.  AlcCarty Block-  W. 11 LAWRENCE,  In   the  NOTICE  County   Court of   Kootenay  vv  CvXi~) u^t  Wasli   Skirts,   Underskirts, which  Ho'idea at I*'ort Steele.  "Co. Ifi of INK.  ' In tlio mutter of l.rln.1.' I)c__''.*.-. ,-.,-" ca.e.i ._:  in the ::imI..t of trie "0,"Te._..I '.ipiiui-ii'iit..  Aci." tinted !,">'~* In' ->f '���������! ir. li. IS'1'.*., o, o;i p-'t I- |  lm: lhe nili'lm-;*..-,,-)!" lVi.lt. r .-.*.���������..ti. r.ti'l'Jainci T.  Arin^troiij.', it :*. <.r.*.>r., ! ilv.-.' ,r-*.-ni,-, K. j  '..-lintrijii'., ..;i*.i-;.'- .^���������l.,-l;:!--rJ,. t *������>r t'.'f ;  Counl-, <":>'i-" r^-.'ri'' >>"* _-.'0'������--'l!_. ���������, !:r.il iv  \'!m-*i- in''*- ..' .���������,! .ii-. -_i__-.._t-- :;,,-_:C"ii!.,  ,iln*rf,',s "-id "-c iit- of K.lnn De*.T.'-..i .-'..���������.-.a-c.l.  ' ������"! th-it '.h!������ ord'r he puh!i-heii ir. i-ao  .-"-i-.-m,.!-., Mc-'k!-- i *uos ..f tie t!i:i'.<iD, a  "--\. -p-iper p'..i.'.i������!i,.d at I'i-i'_.l^'.j_.e iu the laid  rounty.  ���������TS--:: (^s;!!.)       J. A.FOP.IS-.  lualil  stvle and value er.nnol  sizes, iimmreos o  variety.  is .vknowlfdired hy many to bt the I.e'*'. in  the city.   Free am! i.ron-.f.t*delivery.  th"i'y~woTild airec"i_niiny-ncher-KiiorenayT-KAKBR-A>-n-,���������*A-7-*"JS(-;���������STnTt^hTTT"  point. The main one of these ones  tiotis is that, of a market for the bul-  l'on. The home market is limited. The  only other at present available appears  to be the Uuited States, which with  its 2; cents per pound on lead in bullion  is protecting its oivn lead product-",  doing our smelling and sell ing tis hack  the lend in the form of paints, lead  pipes and lead alloys. It seems to the  Hkkald that the government of the  Dominion lias been singularly slack in  it-, ett'.rts to uviki- available to tile  uttermost for Canada, the immense  wealth which has b.-eti revealed in  JCooteuay within the List ten years.  There has bt-cn no attempt mado to  foster the smelling industry in any  way to develop a Inline market or to  iliscovc r ni'w foreign ones. Atpio<~r������nt  th" l.'anndi-.n iiisloiiw i* giil.itinr'.i  appear to Vi>* fr.imi'd to fit in with the  Aiiiericaii in order to give the American h'.-ul iniiiiiil'iictiir.'rs pr.icl.i'al  control of th.: Canadian market. But  if the Dominion Cnv-crnmor.t would  wake ui) and give Kooti-nay t.he  Canadian market to start with, there  is opi-iiing up a niiiiket. in the Orient  which will in the near future olTer  itiim.-nse possibilities and which this  province is naturally favored by its  geographical position to contiol.  Don't Throw  Good  Honey Away  ���������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.  *'-s-Kx������&s-Ktf*:'-;'>K2{-;''rc'-:^  '"^    . Louisville  Restaurant . %  x;i opposite Coursier's. * js-'  '? w  'A    Meals  served  at all bouts, dav :'���������'���������  It! ���������    1 . "Y  iii' night,. iri  '.-        Anion;  IJeSociici,  Proptlotor. jj-j  '$    S'BAITOE  2_r.._������___.A.:_J_3 ||  s."fis-..������2':AS-;::ft^S:*.St?i������Si!iK:s:^^^^  On poor Groceries, when r������u enn buy fresli.  pure, !iii:l'.-E:rade err,-..!*, o'f us _.t ti-.e .-.ame  prices you pay for inferior ?tuff.   Onr Firead  LIKE  HOME-P^ADE BREAD  Tho BrevI maflo by tm i" the b^.-t ir-  Rovelj-tnkc. .Oi:r phtronaee i** st^fulily  inrrensin^'. Oive u> s triai .ip^I bo^c^pf.* out*  of (<ur ciusuontTs thy .same ap ihe rt-'t of  5TCT- DAILY Di;UV_El:V.  M'CAGUE nROS.  Front St.  St.  Patrick's Day.  The ������Ir.y h������.������ broke, thesrcn shines bright���������  Thc )~>oy** >ir*; wcp-rin^ srrwen;  Tliey trip iiUtuz, willi n Tnorry ������-onfj,  For *ti." >fnrc!i thn ������������������evoniff'ii.       (  Shotit, Ikivh, the prn.i'-es of tho timoi���������  ,*:i������I let your luna^ cxpunM;  For, by the way, it is tho ������lny-  Th������i snnkr-1 aiirj frnj;<- i������fi,"rreln*i(I.  And, wher������'f(ire, fhoul'l *e not t������i Kin:l--  1'or rM'innfc of such a pet'.'  St. I'atnck liad a hcnfl, by rtail I  And knew what v.ns the he-.t.  Jn^-t piet'Tf -.vhat n jcflorioii3 tf*ne,  Thnt Trt'iHTifl mu ft have '���������w-n,  When  frog-* und KiiukLS   iwl   "rookcl, th^ir  enk^s"  And left h pleasant sfeiic.  'Twould   hn. c  p*-;������i=e'l   inf"   *-oiil   hi. !    ������   htien  lhen-  To v.i'.ne'-i M.di achtevinont.  To Jioj.r thc '-ii'1) of lho froi;s aooil-ir.e  And \velt(.'niii,'Miake������ tirn*avi>ment(  To "-fiCM   rntric!-*- "lnllinif f'i'e  O'f." Th** i i'-tory hi* had \.on;  *J'n fln-ip ins h������i:', nint sny "mv hi������*.���������������*,  } j  Tis a j'lorlons ilewl joii'vcdnn'j."  hong yenr.- hu%e i-n^ert f-inof- thai iiunons dny,  Vet S(. rntnek lives th*' while,  And Fon* of Jinn, w:ih voir-* s keep th'vrin'  The'.rn* ni the CmltuIi- I.-li.  -J.-IJ.  Revelsloke Sash & Door  -e^^ Factory gn=-  Mn;".:i',...:iir-'-   tr.l nn_ TicnlerJin  Sash. P'lofs, Turning*. Plinths, (,'orni-r  Hlock',   Moulding'--   of   .".11   kinds.  Fancy C.-ilil-s and Vcrandiih work,'  Br.������cki*i������ of every desrripl ion inade  to order.    Sloifand nfTu..* Fitlines,  Window Franics. with  S.-.-sh fitted  a specialty.  -MI  ���������I.'* lnlept" n.Hcliir.erv.     Iirv Villi on thc  pr_ lai^e^.     Cull iinf ctit pric-.- Leforo  ���������^^SAWYER &'lMANNING.  Our stook of  4k Wm^   WtBiIovbts for  I 7&mZfi  Spring  KM  3ttSfihJ,Pi  #Wiif'\  a  .nd Slimmer Wear  is   very   select and   piices are wonder  fully low,  Soda Water.works  Mr.nr.f.-ictnrin^ all klini" of  Acriifc-1 Waters, f-'ofln ar.'I  Ilni'Tii W.iti ru i:. s;, p..ins  an'l Roiiies.    '  FACTOKIFS AT.  _.___-*!"-  Vernon and Revelstoke  M. J. O'BRTKN-, Pioprietor.  Soys  rash  W������ tAL lib.  C^  / ������   , [A^es - to 10 yofii'rt.]  A Kantlsorrj  iii*  DispHay  A v������iy iiaml-iiiiii' rli^pl.-iv of ';h!nf--"f  and .lapn'ifS" ei'.in: .-mil'i-iti'-v good'-  i*i no".* being m .<],. ,..| r.ln; ('li"ini'Hf  Stiire -ne-cl, lo post olTiro, Front  SI i.-"I--by \v.\ll CIinXG. The  .stock, whiih i- 'ji.tin-lv new, having  iti.-l -i":;*''"! from the Orient via the  la-l, I'hnpic.-.., consists f,f ;,, trpeat  variety of china, silk and bamboo  articl" iA' qt..ni.. wr.ikmanship and  nrir-iitu! bc.-inty, whit li nmsi, be; seen  to be ,-pprei inrr-rl. This displav is  one that will prove nf piut.ictilav  interest, lo i'k- |-,,ii(.., ,,f l;  and .ilV'ii d - -i ��������� i .....t -., I,,, r. . , ,  h.ul only by lesiilcnts oi rn,;,; (_  In every variety of plain  and striped goods, neat  designs, natty sailor collars,  ranging; from 75 cents fco,S2.G0-  These suits were made specially  for our trade and v/e feel sure  they will be appreciated. We  invite inspection,  TENDERS  WANTED  Senle-l Tend-TS will I.o received liv the mulcr-  -iL-ni'.l up to the l".tli (lay uf April'.next nt  noon for sinking 100a .:<t*. pi-ospcci :,linf! on the  i.len^.irv mine, llie conlrnctur to provi.le nil  iii.ilei'inl, looi-., powiler nil'! provisions. I'-nr-  liicr purltciili'.rs cun he ohtuiiieU l-v applying  either in person or letter to ine at l<ovut"*ti)!vO.  The lowest or any lender not necessarily  nceeptetl.  Jievelsti'ke, March 7th, 1800.  i9-2f, john d. ainuAT.n.  LICENCE AUTHORISING  AN  EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY  . TO CARRY ON BUSINESS.  ' CC:.(1'ANIL1-ACT,-1S97  C.iK.iri: j  I'novtNcK op Bitnisii Columbia. |  No. lia.  THIS IS TO OEISTlFY Hint "The Uritish  I.lon Gold Mliiiiii; tmd Development Comyum  nf Ontario, Llmitcl," "Kim-rur__on.il Liability," is luithorize.I and licensed to carry on  husiness within tlie l'rovineooi llritisli Coluia-  liln, and to carry out or effect nil or nny ot the  objects herein.ificr -set Tortli to which tlie  legislative uulliority of the Legislature ol  llritisli Columbia extends.    '  The head ollice of the Company is situate nt  Owen . oiind, Province of Onl-l'io, Cant'.dn.  The amount of the cnnitnl ol tlie Company is  clirlitv thousand dollars, divided into four  thousand r.hnres of twenty dollars each.  The Company is specially limited tindei  section fifi ol thc said Ait.  Tin.* head ollice ol tlie Onmianv in (hit.  Province is simple at I'.evi'Moke, nnd John  Miiniiiui; Scott, llarri.-ler-i-.l-l.nw, wln.se address is I.ovclstoke aforesaid, U tlie attorney  for tlie Company.  The object*, for v. hlcli the Cmnpaii" linve been  established nre:���������  To curry on in nil (hoir brnnches the operations of ii inlniiiit, milling, reduction and development Compiiny.  til veil under my hand and seal of office at Victoria, I'rovince of lirilish ('nliii.ibln, this ninth  day ol February, one UidiBnnd eight hundred  and r.inelv-nine.  ['....[   " H. i". WOOTTON,  IV���������li,- IteciKtrar of .loin tlStock Cmnpnuies.  ~     NURSE  LUCAS  L. O. S., London, England.  Trained,    exiieiiencc!,     medical,     suri>ical,  obstctricnl nurse, open to encasement.  Aiblrebs:   XUKSK bUCAS, llevelstoke.  Butterick Patterns."  EDUCATIONAL  CARD  Pencil drnwliip, black nnd colored crayons,  oil and \iator color on cniivr-, sill,-, china, etc  T\ui hours wceltly:   ?l per inontti.  I_iKli"-!'- levenir,^ class) C Iionrs weekly, ?3  per month. French. "2 hour? weekly, ti per  month,     f.r.lin, 2 hours weekly, tl per .month,  Special termi to families.  Address: Miss Steele, McKenzie Avenue,  opposito Taylor block.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson &. Co.,  Mackenzie Avo.  .Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  j-  FAYETTE BUKER  Fire, Life, Accident,  Loaning and. Investment A^ent  $40,000 to Loan  On Revel_toke Real Estate  -'*��������� ^--Property -���������: ���������������������������  t  TOS7-  -*������Ss  Hotel Victoria  J. V. PERKS. Prop.  Hotel Accommodation Best lu tho city  for the money.  $  Kindly fuvor uh with  u unil, mul we'll Ktul.sfy.  Ccst bur in Uevuislokb.  Krce snm pic room*i.  Fvoc Huh nt nil trains.  Hourly street cttr l>etw.....          ileutca by hot air und electric light and bell  in every room.  REVELSTOKE  B.C*  cl nnd f  ..DON'T..  Hack and Cough  Your Life Away  I*".!.'.*.-  ".-.i*riK-  %*-rM  Si ���������___������!_-  -*o.v  I'-Jloi   !iit>'  ck.  frf%  iiiilCuii/ie Avenu;  Abbott Mines Company, Limited  Notice  Tr.NI)KP.S will be received bv the undersigned up to noon on Monday, April 10th 1S99.  Ior an extension during the coining summer  of the present tunnel into lhc Abbott claim,  ..itiinl.-.I on Halov Creek, I.nrdcau district.  The present tunnel is 2CS feet long, and this  will have ������o he extended until it crosscuts tlie  vein reqiiirini* an extension of nbout lit-o feet.  This pTiension must bef. feet G inches in heicht  by 1 feet in u id tli nnd continued on the line  ol the present tunnel.  Tender- must state prices per lineal foot of  new lunnel excavated, wliich price will cover  ..i* .-���������;,���������-n_(���������<= connected with mnintainanco of  i r- .-:it i::r:n>"! '.h:lc ^uirk Is In progress.  1 '���������:.-: i-'-.cr to fnrni-h nil tools, labor, plant,  ���������.;<��������� . r-'.|"ir .1.  11-.      -i-.-.i^t  ,-   a : -   ���������'.-iii:  -,:ot necessarily  j '"' ' Ji   AIsEOVi,  j 1 r.-i.duiil Atiboil Mine" Co., Limited,  Vancouver, IS. C.  A LITTLE DAMP  A LITTCE OOLD  A LITTLE COUGH  A BIGGER COUGH  A SORER THROAT  TN THE CHEST  ON THE LUNGS  PNEUMONIA  FEVERS  CONSUMPTION  The  way  THEY  ALI.  BEGIN  CHECK  IT  NOW  IV ITI I.  Dr. Mackenzie-s English  Cough Balsam  GEO. Is. CURTIS  ���������* THE DRUGGIST,"  Successor to the McD. A. W. Co,,  SEVEI.STOKE STATION,      . B<- Cj  ���������4'  '���������'  J*  V  ,  fc}-  il  I  ������    il  --*    "���������*   ---      -

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