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 .i.  *���������!  4/ ���������     .. - -I *���������/  il' '},* "t^-j / ,* -v,   / .-//  ,/. r A f **  if*   ur v  v vv \,,^,/,*-_ ._ .i^C-'jL--' I- -.**--Ij j1  -     " *        i  r ..-- i.is ',. .'. .    ,C.f  -ISSTJE3D   TWICE-A-WEBK --WEX33STESIDA.-Y-S    -A-ZC-TX)   &J������rTTJJEbXDJ!SX7&-  Vol   V. No. 24.  REVELSTOKE.   B.C.   SATURDAY,  MARCH H3, 1901.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  ;. B. HUME  SPBING  GOODS  NOW  OPENIN G  y.  Lace Giirtams  from ������1 to'$9 per pair.  j   TAPESTRY CUR!  LATEST PA'J  TAINS,  TTEliNS.  FINANCING THE  SCHOOLS  There is a senseless cry going round  that if this five dollar pull tux is  imposed, then education in British  Columbia tnnnot be called free, People  who tepcut sut-h fully as that must  think thut free education is handed  down nut of heaven. They would iind  it it weary hunt for any community  enjoying free education in tho sense  thai nobody is taxed to pay for it.  That argument, is mil tenable ngainst  thc poll tax. The real objection to the  ineienso in the tax is because by the  method of collecting it adapted in this  province n very large proportion of ills  not paid at all aiul of thu purl lhat. is  paid," the winking men contribute the  greater part, for the simple mason  that' as it is collected through their  employori, they have not the same  chance, of escaping payment as is  enjoyed and taken advantage of ton.  very large extent by other patties. If  in Victoria om, of an estimated population ol 25.000 only .*S10,0u-)ii year has  been collected on the $S poll tax, it  menus th.it only 3300 odd people p-iid  their tax and if mini that number were  to lie sitbliaeled art those, who*-o tuxes  were nob collected through their  einployets. the lli'UAr.B imagines lhat  the iniquity of thi-. method of collection would be most glaringly app.n ent.  Of cuiiise in principle n three dollar  poll tax is .is objectionable as one* of  live dollars. But in practice it is  different���������two dollars ditleieul. And  when all is said and done the only  argument for the raise, which touches  the nvei age elector on the spot is thai,  it is the only wav by wliich the  government can hit lhe Chinese. -  TAB1.E CLOTHS     -. .   J  CUENILE AND TAPESTRY  ���������s. V *-,. , " _ '_ - *"���������/-  Carpet;'  Squares  We air now showing s-oii-k-very  llne lines in-these g mils, in  Unions. All Won!*, and T.ipestry-  ���������Special atH'nticu is c.illed'lo  our Tcipestiy Cupet Stju.iies.  w nil the advantage that they aie  easily c-le.ued- .      ,  CQME AND SEE US BEFORE  PURCHASING ELSEW11EUE-  WE'GANSAVE YOU MONEY"  OVERWHELMING VOTE.  The' Bylaw for the Purchase of the  Waterworks and Electric Light Plant  Carried by a Big Majority.  There was no very great excitement  appiuent in town on Wednesday over  the voting for the bylaw to purchase  tlve plant of. the Revelstoke Water,  Light Si, Power Go, but all the same  the vote was steadily piled up all day  until 153 ballots~had been cast hy four  o'clock, when the poll closed. Out of  this number tho lusult was declared ns  follows :  For the bylaw ' II. t  Against     "       10  The vote in favor of purchasing the  plant is so. overwhelming ,as to leave  not >i shadow of a douht as to the  opinion of the riitepaycis on the matter and tho Hkiiai.d feels sure that  with careful and competent manage-  inent of tlie newlv acqulied property  their decision is one, which Revelstoke  will never legiet.  But-the fait of the matter is just  this. The public schools of th is < province have been i spoon fed by the  piovince so long thai now that the  ii'Vi'iinu is pmving unequal to-the  stt-iin, the government llnds ilsell'  'obliged to do scniu'lhing unpopular to  iiialve both ends meet. In .thi*. it is  simply paying the penally lor wrong  methods of limine ing llio educational  clep.uIntent adopted by ils ptc-detc-"*-  sois. The people, iff British Columbia,  have been trained for yeais to look to  Victoiia for every cent expended on  their schools, having previously paid  or piefeialily diligently avoided pay  ment ot* theii poll ' tax .is lhe. case  might., lie. Now we aie told that in  oi del* to enjoy tho,pi ivilege oL bi-eiill.-  ing in the steal-and gluiiou*. climate  of British Columbia, we must piepare  either' to. pay or dodge paying (ive  ilull.iis ijislt-'.id of thiee lo" the purpo-iv  nt ���������maintaining our sciinol sjsteiii.  'Incidentally also a hesitating step i=*  .taken iii-lheiight'iih-c-cfioii-hy inr*..**--.  "ihk upoii'sueh cbnuminities .is have  'tliQiiily taken', upon .themselves the  lesponsil.ilitiesot self govei iiiiienfc, the  artuitional but den oi lhe. upkeep of  llieir schools witn the.itssistaiiceof an'  exceedingly libei.il gi-aiit' tinui- llie  government, so libei.il m'lact lh.it i:i  many cases the amount ioi-uned-lo lie  raised by llie.nin'.iii'ip.ilil J to supple-"  iiie.ntthe giant v-ould.be a mere tulle,  'ibis is lhe sytem, or raiher honge  podge of systems, which it is proposed  to introduce into this piovince.  Boots   ���������  and Shoes  We nre now opening the finest  line of Ladies* Goods e\ ei shown  by us.  J.'and T, BeU'& Co', are known  lo make the best -tine boots,in  Canupa.  These tire the goods we are selling, in FINE LINES.    And an  ins-peition of   them   will   please  -you-we-aic-ceiinin.   - -    ���������     -   . '  Union  Goods  We are liandling J. D. KING &  CO.'S GOODS in ,    -  Ladies',  Misses', "  and Chiidrens',  ��������������� +9^*jTSy>>J>������������-&J>*lk>iflk>JkrJtr*p&&l\  Hats!  Hats!!  Hats !!!  A   big lot of   UNION ' MADE  GOODS jiist in.  COME AND SEE THEM.  ii  Theie is a system, a scientific, well  thought out system, which taking its  oiigi'nui Ontario has been,, adopted  throughout the entile west ot Canada  with lhe exception ol this piovince.  This system dt-ceutrahz-js the biuden  of . financing the schools, -from the  educational department to the people  themselves. TliinugliiHifc - Ontiuio.  Maiiuoha and the Noithwest the  school dibit icts are then own assessor-,  collect ois and financiers with the'aid  of a grant from the government made  out of the geneial leveiuie of the  piovince, but a giant much smalltr in  amount than that which the/ amendments to the school act now hefoie the  B. C. legislature propose. The Ttevel  --toke public-school it it were in Alberta  for instance, would not draw . much  moi e l ban, 811 per head for each' pupil  now altendirig the school ..and then  eveiything would have tbV be at" the  J_op_/nouli_of yie I'equiremenLs of Lhe  siliool act, whicifKrtriimny iri~.nu_iiber  and not confined to a mere average  daily at tendance, but .carefully arranged with a . view' to* the highest  ell'cie icy in every" particular. The  lest of the expenditure has to be raised  bv the school district itsilf by taxation. .  .  Revelstoke Opera House and the Circuit,  Theoiiginiil oioposerof the theatrical ciicuit mentioned in our last issue  wasR. E: French of New York. The  main difficulty in the way is to obtain,  a late Iioiii theC. P. R. which would  permit companies of less*thaii eight  members to travel with , piofit., Companies of eight and ov.u* have already-  ii cent a mile rate, but smaller t10u4.es  aie debaried fiom this privilege. Mr.  Jbie.nch tailed Lo get a favorable reception to his request!-, fiom the" railway  but] 11. Tapping ot the" Revelstoke  opera house has taken the'matter up  and communications have lieen going  on for some Lime p.ist between him  and Lhe uiiiuageis atNelso.i, Rossland,  Kamloops and other places with a  view to calling a meeting at an early  date in older to discuss" the matter.  Mr. Tapping has Hinder during the  winter very considerable improve-  11 enls to the stage of tho opeia house  and it is in such shape'now that a  company can use ils own scenery, .no  maLLer huw elaborate, with ease and  satisfaction.. The whole height, of "the  building iiiiiiicilialely.,over the stage  h,ts* been convened by ineiins-,ot . a  gridiron and flies to the use of the  scene shifter, while Uie introduction of  pioper . ginove- and - poii.ts lor lhe  w" ings -rend&i s'it"pos*-,ib!e-.tt> lit -scenery  of any'kind" on- tiie.Hiige.- The/stage  has been extended tow-aids the front of  tliehoute aliout I -ao leet anil the ioot-  liu-hts , loweiorl out'ot sight of the  audience, while sei eral extra lights are  to hf'ptit in on the'biiidisis above the  stage, whuh -v. ill addconsiileialily to  i.he elleit liomjUli- audience".-Ir the  pioposed, iii 1 nil, is established any  cniiipaiiy can make a dale for Revtl-  stoke with confidence that they will be  able" to stage their lcpeiloiiein A way  which ihey do ..not veiy ollen run  un Oss in "a placoot the size of Revelstoke.' In eairj-hig o.it his improvements Mr. Tapping has enjoyed the  benefit' ������T the piactical experience of  Mr. T. H. Dunne 111;stage carpeiitty  .ind'niei'hanit s and all the iuipiove-  menls .ne up to date and thoroughly  practical.  GRAND CHANCELLOR, BROWN.  Visits the Brethren of Gold Range Lodge  No, 26 K. of P.  On Wednesday evening March 20th  Hold Range Lodge No. 20 Knights of  Pythias was visited by Grand  Chancellor J. L. Urown of Kmnloops,  in the course of his inspection of all the  lodges in tho ptovince. /Ho was  accompanied by-Bro. A. M,- Graves,  also of Kamloops, who made;the tour  of tho south country with tjhe Grand  Chancellor % and thoy weie .very  enthusiastic regarding the kind-treatment which they have received during  their travels. After tho business of  tho lodge'a supper .was given in_ the  hall which was,,well attended.-alter  wliich speeches wero given by Grand  Chancellor Brown, Bro's, A.M. Graves,  .1. M. O'Brien and .1. MiCiiini. also  songs, etc., by Bro's. Van Home, Buck.  Burridge, Cross and Winsor. The  meeting broke up in the small boms  of the morning and the knights of  Revelstoke will always look back with  pleasure to the, visit of the Grand  Chancellor to their lodge. Tho rank ol  Esquire was conferied upon Page  McLeod during the evening.*,  The growth of the 01 der is some! hing  extraordinary. It was organized on  Feb. 19th, lSOland dnring.thatyeArS  lodges made their appearance known,  with 11 roster of 78,members. In 1863,  we find , a decrease, theie being only  1 lodge in existence with a tnembeiship  of 52, but in 1800 the" benefits of' the  order became better known and there  were 4 lodges with a membeiship oT  370 and the order has been steadily on  the increase, till on Dec. 31st 1809 there  weie 67*10 lodges with a total membership ot 492,500. There - is also an  endowment, bank connected wilh the  Knights of Pvthiasand the insurance  dues for $1000,2000, to'$3000.are very  small,,viz., from the age'of 21 to 30 the.  charge is 30 cts: to 80cts. per month'  for S1000 according .to age. i Anv.  information- relating to joining the  Knights of Pythias can he'.had from  the K. of R. and L.���������F.W. Mack in rot,  Revelstoke.  ���������  Now this plan, which this province  will sooner or later inevitably have to  adopt, it is at present almost an ailicle,  \yf lailh to pionounce uiisuited to the  conditions pievniling " in British  Columbia. And thereby-hangs the  tale which furnishes the key ��������� to the  whole matter. It will be noticed that  this opinion is one most tii mlv held by  the repiesentative.s nt the farming  districts down V*y the coast. Mr. Kidd,  member  fur  Richmond, for   instance  was very emphatic aliout it the other  day  in   the house.   But he failed to  explain-why a plan, which suited the  tanners  ol .Alberta and Manitoba so  admirably wns so totally unsuitable to  the conditions sun ound'ingthe fartneis  of Richmond or Delta.   The Ueuald  will   venture   to-'supply this, lack of  explanation on Mr. Kidd's part.   It is  because  the  farmers  of Alberta anil  Manitoba have   got" no  Kootenay-to  piy     their     school   bills for    them.  A tiout one half oE the yeaily revenue  of  tlie province'is  made   up  of the  Dominion subsid-y.the West Kootenay  returns and the  annual  deficit.   Not  onlv   is the  pioportion   of   revenue  fiom West Kootenav enoimously in  excess of that derived from .any .other  district hut the communities thiohgh-  out   the   district   of any size at all nre  unanimous   in  assuming tbe buidens  of incOi poratiot!, to which is now to be  added that o'f r**-'11*7 suppoi tin*.; the'r  own   schools.    No  wonder then  the  tenacity with which the farmers cling  to this modem Westminster confession  of faith.   No plan could, certainly   be.  more suitable tn their ideas than that  KootPtiay"should liist pay for her own  schools and then support theirs.    And  just so long as the  Weetminster   districts    are    over    tepiesented _ and  Koolenay is under lepresented.will the  Westminster  ide-is   prevail   and   the  government of the   day will   grasp  at  any make shift rather than adopt  the  straight   principle    of    m.ikinc     the  Westminslci farmers, along with   the  rest of the   people of the piovince. pay  for their own educational advantages  themselves.  Domestic Tragedy Between the Items.  The following is, an extract from the  private cash book of a Toronto law  ver:  " 1000. - -  Nov. 30 Advertisement-  in  The  Wm Id for btenogiapher.$  Engaged Miss D.iisvReui-,  inglon as stenographer at  SSpei week....'   Violets for Miss Remington  .'   Lunch at'MtConkey's for  ���������self-and-MissuSt.. ."_.__^_____._  Mi������s Remington's salaiv,  1 week  The Queen's Funeral Procession.    ,  There was a good house at the  cinematograph exhibition iii the.operu  house on Wednesday evening. The  views of the-Queen's Funeral Process-ion in Hyde, Pink and at Windsor  ���������weie of great intei est. us were also the  pietui es. of- Lhe Soul h African ciim-  }>-iign. The entertainment was 11  thoroughly enjoyable one:  NOW ASSURED  Thos. Taylor,  M.P.P.,  Obtains  a Definite Understanding*.  To Be Built By January!  The Company Has Consented  to " Accept the Amendment  and Build to the Foot of the  Lake This Season.���������Ferguson  and Its Mines Will Forge  Ahead With Celerity and  Renewed Confidence.  A communication was received from  Thos. Taylor M." P. t P. yesterday in  answer to a resolution passed at their  last meeting by the board of trade  protesting against the grant of an  extension of lime on the Arrowhead &  Kootenay charter without/ some  guarantee that the company intended  to go on with the construction of tbe  load. In reply Mr. Taylor states that  he has arranged for tho introduction  of an amendment to the company's  ���������ipphcalitin for - extension of time,  pmvidingfor the completion of the  road between Trout Lake and  Kootenav Lake'on or hefoie -1st Jan.  190iand the completion of tho whole  route by 20lh May. 1903. This piece of  goo'd news means an active season 'in  the'Lardeaii'this"F!unitner. Mines will  tie opened up ancl.machinery 'installed  and good times will be experienced all  through the camp. Mr. Tavloy appears  to have utilized the situation in , a far  sighted and statesuiaiilike-inaiiner.  The Kaslo Smelter.  There was not a disenting vote on  the, pi oposiUoii," submitted to the  citizens of "Kaslo.to offer a bonus of  $50,000 to the pioposed smelter to be  erected there. ��������� The citizens of Kaslo  are up-to-date "and their .efforts to  promote the'interests ol their town'ure  along- the right linos. In unity .there  i-s stiength, and both qualities have  been displayed by lhe "people" of ith.it  live town. ,    1     ,     ���������.* ;     *-  '  THE HOSPITAL SiTE.  A Location   Selected   By   the  Meeting  ,   On the Mountain.  Thesile selected for the proposed  hospital appears to lhe Hi:it.\r..> to lie  very suitable lor lhe purpose It is a  fine dry bench, well protei ted from the  wind and witli- a win 111 southern  aspect. There will lie very little work  leqniredto picpaie the, location for  building purposes and a 'mad, can lie  made leading to it from the coiner of  the McCarty block on an e.il-y grade  The location is quite far enough back  from the track that the noise from the  trains will notpiove 1111 annoyance "to  tlie patients, Taking-into fuither  consideration the fact that the site can  he leased from Iho 0. P. R. al a. purely  nominal rental, the ril-.K.u.n fails to  see where a more suitable location  could possible bo selected in town.  BUSINESS LOCALS.  ���������Women's  You tig's.  Wrappois   al- Reid    &  ���������Ladies' White Underwear at T������cid  & Young's. /  * ���������Untrimmed  hats  Milliueiy Pallors.  at thc Madison  ���������For strictly fresh laid eggs,  go to  Mrs. R. Tapping.  ��������� ���������Dress Goods, new and fashionable;  at Reid & Young's.  -������������������New  laid eggs,   the  market fur sale*.   Mrs. R.  best   in  Tapping  the  ���������Found���������Two    keys.    Owner-  have them by paying for this advt.  ���������Women,s Blouses, all'the latest in  material and make, at, Reid & Young's.  - ���������Thoroughbred white Leghorn eggs  for hatching, apply to Mis. R. Tapping."  '���������A splendid line of Plaid , Dress  Goods for t.hildi en's wear at 25c."per  yard at Reid & Young's.  "���������At the'Millinery opening at the  Madison - Millinery" 'Pailoi*:-. (Misses  Shepard &'Bell" on April. 1st, 2nd and  3rd theie will-Vbe shown a large and  beautiful selection'of- trimmed hals,  ���������etc., for Easter purchasers.^    '.-���������-._.*������������������=  Dec 1  4  '-'���������". G  30  .2 30  8  />  11  s 00  Lunch at MiConkey'sfor  self and Miss R....:     2 00  12 Bon lions tor Miss R...-. 150  1+ Tneatre,Mi.ssK. and self 3 00  15 Iiaisy's salary, 1 week . 15 00  IS   Roses  at   Dunlop's    for  Daisy     2 50  20   Carri:i*.e to Runt  Club,  Daisy and self (Bond's).. ,<3 00  20   Dinner.-Daisy and self at  IluntCluh     0 50  22 Daisy's sal.11 >-,' 1 week... 20 00  l_-i D'meen's.sealcoaijforwite 285 00  26 ditto's,  silk    diess    for '  mother in-law  ... SO 00  27 Ad in -World .for  Male  stenographer ���������        30  They come even .before the first Eobin these fascinating goods,, and long .before *  the snow leavesthe.ground the shrewdest women have ,made their choice,  knowing full well that-choosing early give'theni a chance not enjoyed by later  coiners ,Put oif b-uj-ing if you will���������we'll'serve you well whenever you come,  but if you come now we can give you a' grand selection from exclusive novelties of more than usual, attractiveness, .   ,-    .     ..,,_., -���������  Prominent in excellence are the exquisitely beautiful productions from'  Alsace with the choicest ..fabrics from France, Switzerland, Scotland; England  and the United States, following in short order. - ~  This.Store has the'reputation for exclusiveness and novelty in Cotton  Dress Fabrics and this season can abundantly uphold it. We promise you a  charming treat in our immense showing. . .     ' '   .,  GROUND HOG BASH..  The Great Free  Millins: Gold Carap of  thc Bis: Dcnd.  ��������� About seventy-five miles north, of  Revelstoke head a number of creeks,  wliich 3o years ago were as fatuous ?v.*>  today aie Ilunkei or Discovery creeks  in Yukon. These stieaius head in five  1 up shaped depressions oil the summits  of the mountains, which have received  tho geneial name of Ground Hog  Basin and formed al <me time the bed  of it glacier ot great extent. Tbis  glacier in its downward progre.s-5  giound'upthc micaceousuud schistose  slates, quaitzitos iind shales which  formed ils bed and the waters gushing  fnun the melting mass turthet* turo  away the formation;. forming the  gulches and valleys through which the  present creeks run and carried down  wilh them the gravels and minis, from  which in'05 aiid-'OI it is e-tiiuaL-.-d  that over one million dollars worth of  gold was extracted dnrinsr the short,  lived Big Bend stampede.- Higher up  in the basin the patent lodes, from  which the wealth of the placer claims  below was oiigiually derived, an*  found, veins of q 11,11 iz running through  the soft hydui-inica slate, which loi ms  the country rock. The gold comes  free in thequaitz and is also fiee in  the slate of the contact walls, .u* well  us in the included musses uf-dale m the  vein. Sulphides of iton occur in  vai ying percentages, all carrying gold  and some veins have been found  consisting of almost solid iron pyrites:  A l.xige number of claims have been  staked in the basin and on tlie divide  between the heads of'McCullongh and, -  Flench cieek. The ledges aie strong  and well defined'und good assays have'  been obtained from many of them.  Capital in London, Montreal and  Vancouver,, is .aheady interested in,  Giound Hos: Basin, and the c.iifip of  one, which w ill vfcry speedily be hea'i& *  from as soon as- .1 regular steamboat,  seivice plies on the waters of thc upper  liver ueit Joue.       * " "  One of Our Boys Returns*.  Piivate Alf. Stringer of Strathcona's  Horse   returned   to   town   last niglit  looking   well   and   hearty   after    hi*i-  twelve   month's   of   camp-iigning     in  South Afi ica.    He  dedaies  that any  privations'and danger-- v. hich   had   to  lie undeigot'ie have been  .-imply   made  up by the heartiness   of  the   welcome  hotui* the corps   received   in   England  and  Canada.     Mr".   Stiinger  Hits his  South Africa medal- with' him,   with.- ���������  which he. in common with the test- of   *  his coi ps, was peis*oi"i.dly"pies'ente"d by ,-c*  KingEdwni'd.   The.medal  which   the'  Strathcona's were the firsfreginienl in-  Ufa-service ito* -receive,     hears     the . r  Queeen's;^head*--oii_-tbe  obverse, j=m'  lo'unded \vit"h'-" the "woids  Regina et .Tmperatrix. "   The  reverse  design is a fignie of Britannia waiting  Co'crown her/soldiers returning 'from  thVwar and is verv artistic. On taking  leave   .of     the     Sliathcona's     Lord  Kitchener-was   very   complimentary.'  He said th.-it.if he had more 1 orps   like  the Strathcona's -the   war  would   be  over by this  tiuie'-s'nid  that.be  was  continually -receiving ' letters"frotir  generals commanding asking  fcr -thjj  corps to   be  attached   10  their*, command.  Victor-*".^"?  Q    , '  1  The General Hospital.  A meeting was held at the call of the  cliairman on Thursday evening in the  council chamber to icteive lhe report  of the hospital delegation to. Victoria  and hand over the business to the  newly formed association.      ��������� ,  Mayor' Kilpatrick reported for tlie  delegation to Victoria that their interview .with the government had been  exceedingly satisfactory and that  $4003 was promised towards.tbe building fund on the understanding that a  like" siim- should be subscribed" in  Revelstoke." Mr. Farwell ��������� had been  intetviewed with Tpp.nrd.-rto "the site  but refused to make any promise until  he had visited Revelstoke nnd looked  into the matter on the spot.  It was then res olved that the site on  the hill just east of R. Tapping's be  approved by the meeting for a hospital  site and that the location committee  appointed by the a.pnora-1 public  meeting pursue the matter to a finish  hy obtaining a title to this site from  theC. P. R.- .   *  , The business of the general meeting  which has cairied on the hospital  juojectto its piesent 6tage since its  inception in the middle of last January  was then wound up and the finance  and building committees were discharged and nil p.ipeis und communications ordered lo be handed over to  the trustees.  1  No one who would like a nice new Black Dress or Skirt should miss the  bargains offered here. There's a grand choice of fine materials here for knowing shoppers.- ��������� -  All-Wool Black Fancies.   ,  Mohair and Wool Fancies.  Plain,Black Lustres. ,-..   .  Figured Black Lustres;  Silk arid Wool Black Fancies.  1    *'     '. '       * *  A great variety of choice patterns to choose from,  very desirable   for  full  dresses or separate skirts, perfect dye.    On sale Thursday morning.  The City Council.     ._ .        -3  Met as usual-last, night: .All present; *  - THK KING'S MESSAGE. -       '���������"-"   v-' * -  The first  and   ouly   communication,-,  received was ft om the Under-Seci et.ti-y"  of State and read as fillows :  Ottawa. Mar 13, 19!)1._  His Worship, the M.iyni.  Revelstoke. B.- C.  Sir:"In   obedience   to   the   King's'   -  commands. His Excellency the Go'vci-  nor General desires me "to convey to.  vou .-ind-thi'onojhyou to the citizens of  Revelsloke,   His" Majesty's    he.utfe.t,  thanks' fur  yonr   kind "iness-age    of  sympathy on the occasion of the death  of  Her late Majesty Queen Victoria,  which h.is been gratefully appreciated  by His Majesty and the royal, family."  1 have the honor to be  Sir  Your obedient servant  Josepli_Pope,__v  Under Secretary of State.  3'ETITIOXS.  ���������A petition was lead asking for an'  eight, foot siriew.tlk on the south sidt*-  of First St. between McKenzie anil  McArth ur Avenues, refv.ried to P, XV J  committee.  A-petition   w.is  lead  asking  for iv  sidewalk   om   the  south  of  First  St.  betweeen   Campbell . and    McKenzie'  Avenues, relet 1 eel to P. \V.-committee.  BYLAWS.  The bylaw  for lhe purchase of the'  nlantof the Revelstoke Water, Light.  fc Power Co. was finally passed by the'  lhat a committee  of the -  .  IF f OU WANT A SKIRT,  MAKE A NOTE! OF THIS' BARGAIN.  Twelve Splendid Separate Skirts.     The lot includes Navy Blue Seiges.     Former piiccs S2.50  and 913 00./'*-Your choice for S2.00.  BLACK SATEEN  SHIRT WAISTS  Tho last time we offered'these  Waists wo had   not   more  than   half  enough   to go around  ���������Xhutsday there will be an exli.i supply, but prompt comers will fare the best.  Sample.-- sent to those nnt of town, who will write us for them. Be {explicit when writintr  and stale clearly the COLOR, QUALITY AND PRICE you wish to have.  r         _,    . -  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  REVELSTOKE STATION.  coiinei  Resolved  whole council meet to view tlie prop-'  erty of the Revelstoke Water. Light fi  Power Uo. ant! estimate the necessury  uddilions nnd iniptoveiiients.  Resolved to build a sidewalk iu front  of No. 2 fire hull.  After the Council . adjourned, ��������� the"  Court of Revision held .1 session aticf  wil! hold another after the t'onncil  meeting ne'-ct Friday.  Greeley Creek Settlement.*  Gold   Commissioner  P.toquier   w.-ts?  out   to   Greeley, Creek   on -Thorsday'  taking levels for tbe bridgo which it is  proposed to put all oss the Illecillewaet.  11 shot t distant e below  the- mouth   of  th'e cieek,    which     flows    into    the"  1 llecillewact ft om lhu south about  ������ijc  miles' from    town.       Mi.     f-"auo_uiit*  lepoitsthat  there   i*5.*a  c-onsideiithli* -  extent-   of    fine    land    Suitable'    for''  .-ettlcinent on  the'  creek  and'that  ax-'  number   of  settlers" including ,'Thos.-  Nichol. Aitgu-t  Johnson   and 'othei-*-:  have aheady  done a   |,0od    deal  "off  j itnpiovement nn their holdings   Then--"  ; is a lo.idvlirushcd out all   the   way  to  ithe  settlement  bul  owintr  t������  theref  being no luidgeiu-iossthe lllecillewaetw-  thus means of communication is".only    .  available during the winter, when the  river can he c-iosted   on   the ice.     If,  would be a benefit   to  Revelstoke ass   ,  well us the settlers to have this bridRO ���������*  constnicled so lhat tho prcdu-e of the  settlement ran be brought to town   at '  any period of I he Year and the H KRAL.CT  hopes to see Mr.  Fauquier's plans for .  io.nl aud bridge construction   in  that*  partof the   tli-������tiicl  endorsed   by   the*  department, of  Lands  & Works  anc?  siiTtcd out a*= soon as possible.*  '-a.  ������' K ���������it  Revelstoke   Herald  nttUwd in tho Interests of  ImlcWn, EArdeau. Bis Bend, Trout  tafca, mioUtowMt, Albert Cmarmn.  JM-daa     Pass    and     Eagle  Pom Dlatrict*.  A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A 8������a(-Weeldy Journal, published  Is tbe Interest* of Revelstoke and  On angroandlng districts, Tuesdays and -Ftidaya, making Closest  ���������annacttona with all trains.  jxArmrtlslng Rates: Display ads.,  B*W per Inch, single eolumn, $2.00 per  tzx_h when Inserted on title page.  I������������al ads., 10 cent* per inch (nonpa-  cMl) Une for first Insertion; 6 cento  tor each additional insertion. Reading  aoUeea, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth. Marrlaffe and Death notices,  &PM.  Subscription    Rates:     By   moil   or  ' sarrier, 33.00 per annum;   $1.25 for six  months, strictly In advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  lob Department Is one of the best  ���������quipped printing offlces in "West  Eootonay, aod Is prepared to execute  aU kinds of printing ln flrst-claae  style at honest prices. One price to  mix No Job too large���������none too  nsaS���������for us. Mall orders promptly  attended to. Give us a trial on your  next order.  To Correspondents: We Invite correspondence on any subject of Interest to the general public, and desire  a reliable correspondent In every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  eases the bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but cot necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVEI.STOKE HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  1. All correspondence must be legibly written on one side of the paper  eoly.  2. Correspondence containing per-  aoaal matter must be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared in  another paper must flrst be offered for  publication to that paper before it  can-appear in THE HERALD.  LETTERS FROM HEU  MRS.  NATION'S   PUBLICATION   IS  SMASHER.  VICTORIA DAY.  The second reading of the bill to  raake May 24th a national holiday'hv  passed^ the Dominion house and the  keeping of Victoria Day as a Canadian  holiday is practically assured.      The Haw prohibiting, prisoners the "use of  Editorial EBargy���������- A Unique Pnblication.  Topeka. March. 14.���������The initial -edition of Mrs. Carrie Nation's paper.  The Smasher's Mail, is interesting. It  is;a foup column 1G page paper of  neat appearance, containing four half  tones of various scenes during the  last joint crusade.  In her salutary Mrs, .Nation snys:  "I have no apologies to make for  having Nick Vhilds for publisher of  Tlio Smasher's Mail. Our Savior ate  with, publicans and sinners to do  them good; Tho servant is not above  hs Lord. This paper shall he as its  name. The Smasher's Mail. I shall  put into the columns tho letters I get  from all over, even thoso I get from  across the water. Those wishing to  say anything through tlio columns of  The Smasher's Mail must put lt in  tlio form of a letter and uso brevity,  tho soul o������ wit, for I reserve the exclusive rights aa editor. I have had  a severo lesson ln Peoria from allowing someone to attend to what I  ought to. and therefore I alone am  responsible for waat goes in."  On tho 14th page is found a picture  of tho negro. Nick Childs. the publisher. Underneath aro theso .lines:  "Business manager of The Smasher's  Mail and The Plaindealer. who went  to tho rescue of Mrs.' Nation when  do3ertod by tlio law and order people."  Tho first page contains an excellent halftone of Mrs. Nation. The  departments under which letters are  published in The Smasher's Mail are,  'Letters from Hell." "Letters from  Honest People," "Appeals for Help,"  "Some Poetry," "Notes and Comments." "Endorsements and Invitations." "Snapshots." and "Answers to  Correspondents."  Some of the paragraphs are:  "We solicit advertisements oC all  that is useful and beautiful ancl that  its use will be to the glory of God."  "Why don't the legislature pass   a  .A FEARFUL. YARN  A Story From-the -'Antipodes'��������� Fearful and Wonderful Adventures of  a South Sea Islander.  The Vancouver World says.  A gentleman, who recently arrived  from Australia, and is staying at a  leading Vancouver hotel.is responsible  for the following South Bca Island  story of Tlonl the. Tongaman.  Tionl was a Tongaman, who finding  himself stranded in Hobart, Tasmania, some years ago, took advantage of a chance which offered ot a  trip in a whaler hound for the far  south. As is usual ln outward bound  whalers, the deck was covered with  great casks ln which the oil would  bo stored later on, and it seems* that  Tionl, being fond of fresh air, got  into the habit of deserting the forecastle when it was 'his turn below,  nnd 'sleeping ln one of these "casks  out of harm's way. One day while  wrapped in slumber, the ehip's carpenter was orderod to head up all the  casks lying about the deck. He was  not aware that Tionl was asleep ln  one of these, and the Tongaman wis  too sound a sleeper, to be disturbed  by a European   ship   carpenter.     A  THE REMITTANCE MAN  (From Tho Wetaskiwin Breeze).  What we need this spring la the  advent in our midst of a few healthy  young remittance mon, armed with  fat drafts which they could deposit  in our new balnk, and cheque-out as  fast as the exigencies of the local  hotel keepers demand. This would  be faat indeed. Did they desire to  learn farming they could,; be shown,  as a starter, the great beneflt conferred on man through the raising of  farinaceous grains. Without leaving  thc hotel they could study tho precious products manufactured from  barley, corn and rye, tmiB becoming  imbued with a sense of tho nobility  and dignity of agriculture as a pursuit.  *���������      ������      ���������  Tho class of settler who has- been  coming in the last year or two is  as a general thing well oS, but���������  especially if he be from across the  lino���������Is too shrewd to wreck his ship  on a bar.        Why,   blcsa your eoul,  terrible storm arising the cas-cs benan fhe������AeUJn? *of ?ne Senial newcomer  to roll about   th������*������*    . The nolee' n ^^JI1?' ^������' fl0*tor from Wow-  -ine nome lng tinu-eif ln the-approved style ol  -���������24th   ot   May   has   long  been  looked j tobacco, whisky, or to, play cards in  upon as a dayof universal celebration. !jai,A-.,���������-,, ... ,       .,      ., . ���������  3"   ... , ��������� ..   ���������        ��������� .__  I      Why  build  up  again    the things  The fathers and grandfathers   of the (-which' they destroy?" .'    '    ���������  jweeent generation have celebrated j "I was glad to note that anarchy  it and as each year came round the,'was endorsed by McFarlan and  anniversary was eagerly  looked  ior- i Shjildon." *  ward  to by  millions    of  toilers and wa^ ���������1������\������ Jk^J^���������*  good women."  to roll about the deck,  and confusion soon brought the sleep  ing Tongan to his waking senses. Tho  wind howled and whistled through  the shroud6, and tho angry seaa  lashed the side of the -vessel. He  could also occasionally feel the sea  breaking over his cask, and he howled  as loudly as he could for help. Hie  cries wero iu vain, the roaring of the  storm and the creaking of the vessel's  timbers mocking his comparatively  feeble efforts to make himself heard.  Presently a heavy sea broke on  hoard and the casks began to roll  about and tumble against each other  with extraordinary wildness, and at  last Tioni could, .hear    them  overboard one after   tho other.     He  long ago, lends his money out at 24  per cent, interest. He is all right and  should- bo good for an ad.  .-���������""  Now did you over hear the like  of that? It was thought that tho  scourge of usury had left tho country when the well known shaving  shop���������(18 to 24 per cent a shave)  of Lafferty & Moore, in Edmonton  gave us business some seven or  eight years ago.  ���������      ���������������      ���������  It  is  only  a newspaper  man who  can  afford  to involve" himself  in  2*1  _���������. Per cent entanglements, because, hav-  w������ ins a rallroad Paas. he can- skip out  wort:worn people In every part of the  Empire. The day therefore has its  associations and although the memoir   of   Queen   Victoria   will  live   of  the  "Verily I say tmto you. Mr. TAmi-  ���������,say, you must be born again,"  I    "In justice to Mr. Cook and family  ..,....., II   will   say  my   confinement  was  al-  itselt, it is fictias; that it should be most pleasant if it had not bee for  fcept green by marked milestones 1 the cigarette smoke. I had thrse  such as the celebration of her birth-|moals a da>" and a S������od 1,ed*    u   *s  day.     The action of parliament in de-  ? *?rst *?,la?? llotel- besi<1? the���������wicll"a  i   wiciuieni. m ui.   3aj]j Wltl_ lta maniacs? cigarettes   and  green persimmons.   The turnkey, Mr.  The action of parliament in declaring the day a perpetual holiday  ���������"ill be universally popular.   o   THE ROMANCE OF A   D IS HOP  The  Laws of Compensation ��������� A'  Churchman's Romance That Had  a Sad Ending  "Ambition sated and lovo denied."  this, in brief, is the hinory of Win-  nington Ingram, King Edward's new  appointee to the s&e oi London.  A bishop at 42 of tha world's mp-  tropolis, in direct line of succession  to the ' Archbishopric of Canterbury  che proudest ecclesiastical honor ��������� :l  Crea: Britain's gift, with riches and  .worldiy power at command, he hns  =11 that heart could desire save lov������-  The bishop has buried his romance  but it has left its mark. The stor*>  of Arthur Foley Wlnr.lnpton InKraii  would convert the mo-ar. hardened  skeptic to a belief in the law of compensation  His father"? modes;: .liv!n= a;  Stamford rectory inspired the studious  hoy with, ^simple tastes, and when he  obeyed a*, call to the nriesthood nt,  was satisfied to besin at the tnot of  the ladder.  He filled the post of curate at St.  liary's. Shrewsbury, if; years p.so. at  thc opening of "ais career. In 3SS."  he was rector at Bethnal Groen. Two  years later he tier-ami* canon of Rt  Paul's and the suffraznn bislioo of  Stephnev. >  His  preferment    was        -Tork"of _his"~owiirhands^~HB��������� labored | before"���������ion  for his parish with    a zeal that tvna  almost unparalleled.    Xo sacrifice was  too great.  He was one of his people, lived  amons thetn ar.d v.-us idolized hv  them.    Thev called him "thn workinc  "loud,  was kind  to ine.  Sealed Verdict Returned  Wichita. March"* 14.���������A sealed verdict was returned in the case of the  states versus Mrs. Carrie Nation, Lucy  Whilte. Julia Evans, and Lydia  Mimtz, charged with wrecking n  saloon here on January 21. The verdict will be read in ths district court  at.? poABixaci st 5| -Snitt.iom: stiji  verdict finds the defendants guilty as  charged, as 11 of the jurors arc- said  to have stood for r.nnviction last  night.      .    .  A RECORD BREAKER    -6  Rossland   on  Top���������Ships " More    Ore  Last Week than Ever Before  A Rossland despatch say.-;:  bishop.  He used to say Inusrhingly that h"  was the busiest mar, in London, for  he prepared .his speech;-.-, on thp ton  of omnibuses. co-n.ir.Fed his sprmon-  in tram care, and ate his lunch tn  the  undercroucd  trains.  rt was two years ago thr* Bishop's  romance caraf* to :i for-iip. w.ii-n it wrr  announced that Ladv I.li-ic*-. n*.m-  rombe. the vounzest nf ths four famous beauties, dauzbtr-ri  nf Fev������raham. was io Sir-come "nis*  ttTxde. All London vt.*i������ smrtelod. Tho  bride-to-be. strikinRlj- lik-. hr-r Io*.-i->]y  r,ist���������*r. tb" iAto Duchess of l^in<tr>r.  v.-.-is barclv 21. Her <Jp|icntp charm  had been fostP-rr-d In -in fiivirrinmc-nt  (if  softest  lux"  The ore slipping record was smashed this week.'the mines here sonding  out S591 tons. Tho largest previous  shipment from here in a week was  7814 tons, and eo ths present wppk  beats the record by 77T tons. Tlie  shipments were ma Or* .-,-;- xhe a'olio-.v-  in;; mines'  Mine* To'.s  Le  Roi *.;;3i  Centre  Star    2200  War Eaglo (iOU  Lc Roi, No. 2  7-"i0  Iron Mask       :"5  Rossland-Great   Western '. r.'SC  I* X.  L * "     2?,  The Lo Roi leads the procession   as  usual.    It is expected that the 10,000  literally  the  t01}  mark  per  week  will   be  reached.  The-sdtiUlohal sliip^  raents would come from tho Lt; Rni  shipping C000 tons instead of '-"SOU.  The purpos-.-- of tho installation of  the new system at a cost of nearly  $500,000 Is to permit of the shipment  of  1000   ton.1  daily.      This     Jncrpasp  alone would bring up ths total to ov,->-*  10.000.  But the Rossland-Great Western and  Le Roi No. 2 are shipping only one-  third and onn-half respectively of  their estimated capacities. Thin  means an addition o_ another iTxtiti  tons.  The War Euglo lieJo:'.: t"!e Minim*-'''  is over, owing to tho improved condition of the mine at ilppth. will asain  of th" R.-.ri **h!i' at nbou*' its old r.u.*. which will  mean another 750 tons .:: !<*:ist. or  double   its   present   outaut. Tli������������  additions amount tr, -4000 ton.-i. wliieli  will brine; thp output of thn ivoelc wn  to 12.000 tons, a total ;.-..".t can t*-*  confidently r-xpoeted before the end nf  -thp ypur.  nearly howled his head off trying to  make somebody hear him, bnt without avail, and naturally ln all tho  disturbance that was going on aboard  ship he was not missed.  Then, to his horror, as he had  begun to expect, he felt the cask slip  over the taffrail and drop Into the  rolling sea. Alone upon the broad  face of the Pacific ocean, three or four  weeks sail from land,' Imprisoned in  an oil cask, without food and .drink;  what could he do In such .a situation!  However, after a time he became  somewhat resigned to. his fate-and  took observations from a small bung-  hole which gave him. a little'' fresh  air when it came round to the top.  hut for the rest there was poor comfort. To allay tho pangs of hunger  whicii beset him, he scraped some of  the whaleoil from the" side of tha  cask and fed therefrom. He marked  the sides of the cask with his finger  nail and sat aside little squares of fat  which he reckoned to aso, each day  by way of holding out for a long  voyage.  After 30 days of this ho began to  get used to his strango position. He  had a large penknife, with which h������  thought to cut himself out of thp  cask, but there were two formldabla  reasons why he could not do this. On?  was that while adrift ho was better  oil Inside than outside tho cask: and  the other was that tho penknife was  made in Germany, and, therefore,  though answering famously for bananas and sauerkraut, would be en-  tireley useless on wood.  One afternoon Tioni felt* the cask  grating against somo hard sub3tance.  and at last it became apparent to  his bewildered senses that he had  struck shore somewhere. Soon the  cask began to roll about on the sane;,  where after a time lt lay motionless.  The Tongan adventurer's cask was on  dry laud at last. Tho Sign tide had  left him high and dry on the beach,  and he could distinctly hear the rippling of thc sea growing fainter ana  fainter as it receded.  Now to free himself from his prison.  Ia  despair  he  tried  the penknife on  the  side of the  cask,  but    the blade  bent and he gave -up the task.  Tionl  dreaded the idea of the returning tide  as  it  might carry hici  back    to sea  again. At last he was startled bv the  lowing  or  a   cow.      He  listened   anxiously, and from the bung-hole espied  a lot of cattle winding their way in  his direction.     A.few of the foremost  came   to  a  standstill  several     yards  from  him  and    critical!*.-    0ved     tin*  strange   object.       At   last   one -cam-  torward and proceeded to rub herself  against the cask as much" as to -a-r-  ' God bless the Duke of Argyle " The"r������  n������S 3. horirble danger    In- this  fam-  i-iarity^for-the-c-hances-were"that~t-)������'  cask would slide back    Into  the <*-ea.  Several   other cows   followpd   the  e=-  ample o������ the first, and they rolled tbn  cask   about  so   much  that  Tioni   <*-r-  pected every moment to find  himself  once more on tbe bosom of tha deep.  After a  time the rolling ceased, .ma  one  old  cow stood   quietly by cnew-  ing her cud and  occasionally switching her tail against the cask.  A brililant idea struck tbe Ingenious Tongan. Ho watched his opportunity and when the end or in*  cow'.-- tail switched past the buneJioIe  managed to pin a few hairs or it with  his German knife. The cow did not  notice this interrnation. -nd Tioni  pulled quietly and cautiously anc  eventual}- managed to get tbe pnd of  tho cow's tail Into the biirjeb&iP. He  liPsitatPd   no   longer,   but   pu.'Joj   tt_i*  The mi-ir. :.h^ had chosen de-nit! Ho-ddci tlip.*-'* mines r'-.o.--:- arc wv-  .iiaonir fh������ raasK<>.������ in thr. nin't 1 i.w. -i-rr.l oth;*rs. notably the Kootf-nay. tho  lions diocese in England. It m* ..nt ii.i*;!. of thp P.. A. O. properties to join  self-imnioiarioo.   her   friends   -:.-ii,1.      .th'.* shipping Hat which  aay  also  !"*  Eut thc affair ���������,-is pviilpntlv ;. ]r,.r   p.'.'pcctcd at  no remote dat--* to m.-uc-'l-  '.I'y  inr-r*-*.'is->  pvpii   this  .'arse  output.  A  CHiI.IV.-.  ..pvn.VTiT.l.  ' j    .T---v*y  Shoiv.  .Mmi-  mat**'!.    La<lv ririwi. always of :* sc-ri- ;  o'js   cast   of   'liouehi.   ������"it.*rpi;     !*p-.ri (  ^nd sou!  info r'r.e hiihon's nlans.     Por :  three   month-.   *i*--     ;.re<i   ' ?u   .-.   fool's!  DTradis--;   l*ufo*-p   th'-   ��������� i*~.-|i:p*mr*Dt   wa*. '  !i.*-ok(������n.     "Th.-ThPr !\pr  proirner* fn...r-r-  ������*d or -jr'.f\fr.re-r ii.-lrrfprf-d   -n.it.r- dared |���������'*'���������'   -'-oUIp   Grenn.   of  ������.-_.:.     "*\t*-   -v-.-h   thr.   v.-'vlilins:   ('.;'."  ������;-!���������''    tiiiiliin:;   avpnlu.-*-*  i-pady   in   -.--,������*w   r5*������   h-i-inrv.   -,-,-|-,o   ���������--  ���������leolii:***}  vn  ."ar.  tor !ii_;  -vi'.r,.  r.-.fx;  to miir--^ hr-r i-hurr-hm-.*.-!  |.-,-,r  Th������* bishon. stunnf-d l*v t.hr* l*],-,** ���������*'h,,*i ���������������������������'������������������-��������� *ia*v an :inin'..-il  ���������"���������".ie!: <---n-nh:-d his liaTipinrif-y wr-n!  ~I'.-o*i*.'. I-To r-:tiirTicd a rhangod .-.iii.  I!r* i-i i*-.'.l ���������hT worWnc hisi-oii" -.*.;i!!  ���������J 'if-* d**V'*.r:-?n t" h's ~oi ir. wbicb > ,-,<  ro'-r'.'-'ii'Wti't r-til pi������nfili;fd !i������-= f-f-,*  ���������������������������:>!   ', .-*ams_      Ry  rh- voiitbfui  i,*:o;>-  jJi-oi:nr   yestPri'iay.  '"'"! I w.iy  u>  fan   liarn  Siu*  lo   do  -- :s romp nee ropf  i-.i-i  l-!:���������.*-  : a -    iSTd-vani's   ri!poir.rni>>i:r   "  r,.i.*:!rvj     of     n   :������w:ird   for  .iJ  "3   h:<  po������)rc*r  diocese.   IniTaio  ���������1i":i ye-*:-  ;.vil!.-. had  i     .".   <*.:t-i-  o>     ll*l     il-  m" i-imivs.  r.fur thi*  Plll.'-l'-'l oop. Siippo.*..!!.-.. it to tin ,<  K - ci-". shr- !ir*j<| our. hi-r ii-'uid ;,r. I  .-aid c*o:i::i:*-irl;.-: "nonir, ::iiti"."  Tiu-:i Lotlii noticed that Hip imim.il  v.*->, UMiiilly !ai-~,j ror ,-i domes:!������������������  'ii'. :-.:i'i had c hia; ii.-yd ani-I s'.ut: r  '.--.-. Hpi:o::i:ng        iiniiicne,'       ..;,���������  hor    foot   ji-.nl   said      *'H'-,i:"  i:������!i*   Iittlr*   tin   pail    in,   ur.avp  :,.;i*'  Ui:;;  <:���������',  ir-'lhti yo-tn-gest holder of the scp. ���������''��������� '���������'������������������  away.   a  ���������     In.'tend of retreating, tin* cnl:imniinl  Pv^ariir.-r Roblin  has chailenccd  Mr. |-':nfed   toward   her.     "With   a   scream  t'..;v������'- Oin:T)'-.*--'i!.- K. C.  so .���������*.  platform  .-io*   fled   to   the   House.    The  e.it  fo!-  '���������iifi  on  rh=-  railway tontracts       Mr. j lowed, and   leaping as slia    slainmcil  Cr-unpbc-i.  w;3l piolinbly r.ecept    nn-tT; Hi"   door,   it   was   knocked   1,-icIc   into  <:erj.-i*3  cc='':tion������ ih"  yard.  tan in us Ii.-.-.-d as he cci::-l and  awaited developments. He was not  kept long in suspei-.se for tno row  r.olti.r. olT al .-. ten-ibl" sp������ed, bc-Uow-  :ng loudly and smashin..' along tni  rocks of the shore, ar.d as it turned  out, alarming the wTiole Island sidf r.u  she went tearing across ������������������o-.Tiiry. d?fili-  iniT lhro;:gii swamp**, over rtitenes.  and over obstacles. Thpn tnerc was  a '.orrinc crash the sides of the c-isJc  j flew in splinters and Tionl found  himself once more in broad daylight.  Tioni at this point drops out* of history. Tie is no longer a public  (hnrncler, the. aroma of the cask having deoart-v!.- Von .*i-c ;if libeit*-- fo  disbelieve the story ,jf yoxi like. ' No  one.  rxeept.  Tioni.  will  1W-1  offended.  JtlWSIA-N' ACTION  London, M-r<-Ji IT,���������\ y-ior-i-i' <le������-  ii.iieli to tttr. Tunes of the dare of  .March nth says that Information  li---.- ],*>i-n i**-i*' ���������-.-(,; r-.-j-r, , r-'istworr.i-.v  Riitbority to th-. effect that Rtisola has  rotili'd ������:.*iii:3 that unless the convention in -.-v-ini to Mnnchurla '.-  signed at en r;,r;y Q-;ir0 rtnssia will  v.'ithdniw tbe convention and substitute harder terms. Li flung Chang  says he is powerless to resist the Rus-  sia-i demands and appeals lo the  Hnlted Slates. England, Cerroany and  Japan to intervene.  before the note falls due, taking the  Sheepy's collateral with him.  ���������      ���������      ���������  But hark back to our friend the  remittance man. He has had his  uses, as many in Calgary, well off  today can .testify. . Theso young  gentlemen are deported usually for  some small lapse from grace which in  the North West would not afford  gossip for ten minutes. The.unpardonable sin of preferring a" pretty  barmaid's society, to that of a bespectacled aunt, coupled with a tendency  to staying out all night, has been tho  direct means of enrlchng our colo-'  nies with men. and money.' They are  sent out to be away from'fast company, and it Is indeed a refreshing  sight to .watch them making a new  start in life amid the ennobling surroundings of the countless drunker-  ies which, for single men, form the  centre of social life in North West  villages.  ��������������� ��������� ���������  Tlie day comes, a few months after  arrival, when the teller at the bank  looks grimly through the little window and tells the youth that his  funds are exhausted.- Whereupon the  youth concocts an ingenious letter  home and awaits developments. This  of course, is in the case of the "chap  who has got his money in a chunk  before leaving home.  ��������� ���������       ���������  - I remember a'chap who had pestered his father and mother nearly to  death writing home from some obscure village for more money.   Finally  the long-suffering parents received  an unusually cheerful letter from their  son, statng that he had at last succeeded in procuring an appointment  with the C. P. R. He said that - he  travelled on a special cur and lived  in the same house with his superior.  In order to uphold the dignity of  the position he would need at least  fifty pounds, until he cot thoroughly  established. This letter brought jov  to the household. Out came thp  money with a letter full of congratulations, and . inquiries as to how  long it would be before the course of  promotion made him president of the  road.  ��������� ���������       ���������  Needless to say, the appointment  was only one tamping ties on t.hp  section, the special car was the handcar, and his superior's rpsidenco tho  section house. But the equivoque did  good all round. It gladdened thp  hearts of the dear ones at home, and  enabled his Nibs to quit the section  right away and go off on a ta-Rara  ��������� ���������       ���������������  ""."hat strikes the dullest of remittance man is the extraordinary influence acquired and duly wielded over  him-by-the--local-hotei-keepers���������who  with infinite art jolly him along as  long as his remittance lasts, give him  a job sawing wood when hn Is  busted, and imperceptibly manoeuvre  him back into the fold at the first  rumor ot thc arrival of another wad  ���������       ���������       ���������  Thero is another class of remittance man who is anxious to keep  steady and willing to work. But there  are pitfalls for him too. Some wily  gentleman���������usually a quiet man who  does not drink at all���������gets him into  a business venture, explaining that  his experience together with the  young gentleman's capital will work  to their mutual advantage. Tho rt--*  sult is catastrophic, as usual.  A MANIAC AT LARGE  He Effects His   Escape But Is Soon  Recaptured  New .Westminster, March 16.���������A  patient, who has been ln the provincial asylum for the Insane for sep-  eral years and. as the grand jury men  for several years past can testify,  got out yesterday nnd had liberty  for a few hours.'  vHo started east along Columbia  street., frightened a bevy of maidens  at the house of Mr. Harvey of the  penitentiary staff, and went on to  Sappertdn. He called first at thc  store of the. mlil company.asked the  storo keeper for John Rankin, the  Ute storekeeper of the Royal City  Planing Mills eompanv, who died  last year. He said he must see Mr.  Rankin at once. Mr. Johnson, the  manager of the B. S. M. stores, said  it, would take a long time to communicate with Mr. Rankin.  The patient invited Mr. Johnson to  say his prayers-as he had only a few  minutes to live. He intended, he  said,.to, cut, his head off and it would  only take, about a minute.  Mr. Johnson sized up the case,'and  went to tho tolephone, called up tho  Institution on Leopold Place asking  If they had lost any of their people,  ftnd received for answer that they had  not missed any one, but would enquire, it was not long, however,  before some keepers wero down in tho  camp and the poor fellow.was taken  back, not without much difllculty to  tho- hospital.  Poor Mike had a talent for profanity and he used his brief period  of liberty in painting the atmosphere a blueish tint along the river  front  A- party of 1.D0O immigrants and 29  invalided ��������� Canadian , saidiers have  reached-Halifax.'       '   .- ���������   ���������  Fully 15,000 people attended the  funeral of President Harrison at Indianapolis, including President McKinley.  3. M. SCOTT. B.A., UUB  *������������������. Solieltor, Notary PvMhu. Ot*  H-sKCBata Avenue, Revelstoke Stotton.  Money to Loan  DEATH   IN   THE'"FROZEN   NORTH  A   Naked,  Man    Pound    Frozen ' to  Death  hy the Trail  Advices from Nome include details  of the mysterious death of a  prospector. Tho man who met this  horrible death by freezing to death  on tho trail, was found by C. Betch  and James McKay, who' had arrived  at Nome, from Teller.  This was tho first death of the  winter "on the trail, and from' the  description of the scene it must have  been due' tp ignorance on the part' of  the victim while temporarily demented, or he may have been, murdered,  and placed .'in the sleeping bag in  which he was found, bo that suspicion of the real cause of death might'  be  avoided.       ' ������������������..,���������������������������'    "    j.  When Betuh and McKay were passing along, the old trail .to Nome along  the Tissice.river, about 18 miles from  Teller, they- suddenly' came upon a  reindeer' sleepingbag with the bare feet  and, limbs of a-man protruding from  the opening at one end.' Upon investigation they found that'the bag contained tfie body of a man entirely  nude and -in a frozen state, although  they did not remove the unfortunate  man from the bag. which had turned  out to be his death shroud.  Beside the dead man was found a  pack strap, and his frozen clothing  with the name Goldsbur on tho coat.  Nothing more could be found to prove  his identity.  Thoy left thc unknown on the trail  as they found' him. and- meeting a  man on the trail told him of tho discovery and fo'rwarded a description  to .the proper authorities at Teller.   o   MRS. MAYBRICK  Risking Life  To make a living! And we .stand and  stare up at the man in the clouds, wondering that any man can be so foolhardy. But what of  the business mau,  who has barely time  to snatch a hasty  meal, aad gulps  down a lunch of pie  and milk in a few  minutes? He too, is  risking %his life to  make a living. Life  ia sustained by food  properly digested and  assimilated. The result of hasty eating  and irregular meals  i������ "weak" stomach,  and a ������ weak " stomach means a weak  man. When the  stomach ia "weak"  the food eaten ia not  properly digested  and cannot be pcr-  ,       . . fectly assimilated, so  that there is a daily loss of nutrition,  -which in time will result in physical  collapse.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  cures diseases of the stomach and other  orgaus of digestion and nutrition. It.  enables the assimilation of oil the nutritive values of the food eaten, and so  builds up the body into sound health  aiid strength. ^  Mr. Ntd Nelson, tha ctlebrateil Iriuli Comedian -mdJHIinic, of 577 Royden Slreet, Camden.  N. J , mntei: "We fiilfltled an eug-a-rcmeul of  twelve weeks and the conatntit tr-irellng- gnrc  mt a bad touch or that dreaded dUeaue called  dyspepsia. I had tried even-thin-; possible to  cure il till lavt week, while playinK at B. v.  Keith's Bijou Theater, Philadelphia, in the  -Nelson Trio, a professional friend of miue ad-  viied me to try l)r. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis-  covcry. I tried It, and, thank God, with irood  results." "  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser, in paper covers', is sent free on  receipt of 31 one-cent stamps to pay  expense of customs and mailing only,  HA-RVBY, McOABTSR te. PINKHAM  Somites, Solicitor.-,, me.  tMUeltora    tor    Imperial    Bank    of  ___ Canada  ������oagSEL**&,��������������������� Joan at 8per ������mt  *tJlm������������:    Molsons Bank Btoefc  "* St"** R������rel8tokelltotll������rB.c.  J. W. CROSS  ���������"���������������   Miiokenrio Avenue. RswUtok.  Health Officer. City of Royelstoke  Methodist Church. BeTebfc.10,  eloio of the morrtns^������������5?. "V"^  bath school and Biwl E^t f&  JESS* Prater meeting tror? wid'  nesday evening at 7*ao Thi ^���������_2?  are c0rdiaUyTnTiteA-3������s8atS1,^*lto  RKV.S.J.THOMPSON,  Pastor.  ���������0..SJ:..I,e^r's Chu������-h (Anglican)  Eight a.m    Holy  Eucharist;    u  a.u., matins, litany and sermon 'miii  lkni!L* %$,. sch001-or  oSutosfr  Eucharist la wleWtedlr���������,,,.^  t������* ������ ���������n,18u,-c������*.-     Holy BapSam  after Sunday school at 3:16 ���������U"B'  C A'. PROCUNIHR, Vlear.  Presbyterian Church  ^e^-i������������  ^^y  Sunday    tt U  u  and! 7.80 p.m.   Bible Class at 3:80V  m. to ���������which all are welcome. Pram  meeting ot 8 p.m. every Wednesday  RBV. w. C. CALDHR, Pastor  Roman-Catholic Church  Mass flrst and  third    Sandays la  month at 10:80 a.m- "���������������"���������������/��������� ���������������   RBV. FATHER THAYBB.  Salvation Army  Address Dr. R. V.Pierce, BuffaloT N.y!  | on frtSt rt?^7      B ^  The  Revelstoke Herald  I cannot say that WcUskin-in has  had any remittance men���������at least I  npvi-r wet with what one could call  a genuine remittance -man here. Th**  places I have, in mind are tnalnlv  Calvary. Innisfail (that *.vas a hummer some years ago). Strathcona and  Edmonton. I^tcombt; alio had iier  slico. Dear England, send us out borne  Koldr-'i Mi������cimens: Send 'cm all to  Wetaskiwin. Dotini. parents, do not  fire thfin nil out to South .Africa to  be :*shot. Send them to us and wc -n-ill  soo that thoy *������-*t half shot. :i condition which, if kept up -.vft'i dim V'-r-  slstoncf, will put thnr-i out 01' ^our  hmv for nvr. if that is :i!)  you want.  Davis' ("nclo Tom's Cabin conipa'iy  had their tar burned in Montana nml  four  member*   lost their  Iiv������8.  Another attempt is soon to ho made  to obtain the royal clemency for Mrs.  Slayhrick. " -���������'  ��������� The Baroness de Rouques. Mrs.  Maybrick's mother has been in London during the last .week, in consultation with her legal advisers, for the  purpose of framing a petition to the  crown' or her daughter's pardon.  * It has been intimated that tho prospect of bringing about such a denouement has not diminished owing to the  accession of ' His Majesty Edward  VII., hut quite tho contrary;  - * However, that, may be. that, is to  say, whatever views His Majesty may  personally entertain on the question  of the guilt of the punishment of Mrs.  Maybrick. lt is not the intention of  her friends to conduct the latest "campaign for her release on' similar lines  to those formerly adopted.'"     '   0  One of ths staunchest supporters of  the  Baroness  d������    Rouqes.    Is  .T.  II.  Levy, the,chairman of    the Personal  Rights   association-' of  the   National  Liberal  club.      He  has    had  several  conferences  with  Mr!  Choato on tho  propriety, of -.presenting an address to  the crown through the home office..   ���������  Mr. Choate, while declining officially to take part In-'such proceedings,  has nevertheless assured ���������the. frienrtH  of Mrs.  Maybrick.  that  he  will    do'  everything he can  do in his private '���������  capacity to further their objecr. -  Another new departure in the latest  eftort to secure tbs liberty,of Mrs.  Maybrick is the discountenancing of  newspaper advocacy of her 'petition.  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is tne leading newspaper ef  the great mining districts of  West kootenay. It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  ln authentic, reliable and read-  1 able articles from unquestionable Information. It. enjoya  a large circulation and Is consequently unequalled as an  advertising 'medium ln tfe*  e.eld In which lt Is published.  8i.Giip.ion $2.00 Per Annum  ?1;25 For. Six Monlhs,  StriBtlu in Stance,  It takes a foremost piace ln  the race for   prominence and  popularity  '   with      business  *. - * -  houses and as a'consequence  - does   more -. business     with  those requring "printed   statt-'.  onory and office supplies than -  any other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British Columbia. ' The class of work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing ot thc'  kind/.executed , in the large  eltloB by much 'arger print-'  - erles. .   '  Job Printing Department  .r���������  '--Ui  l"    v  1, \  1*  -> 1 ���������. J ���������" t\  ',  iw  r  - ��������� it ������ (-. rt  ' ' '*���������;. ''r<������'; ty}fr\  11  <������*iil OiJSr  V,  'J'm-iMiJO.  Capiui  ."uithoriiet.  ,  ���������     $2,500,000.00  Capital  *"fliJ  Hv,  -  ���������$2,458,603.00  Rest,  ���������  $1,700,000.00  Ib equipped   with   the   latest  faces in type'designs   and all'  work entrusted to The Herald  la     handled     by   ezprlenoed  workmen who thoroughly' un- .  material at tneir aispoHai.  .The Herald does not claim to.  be the only printing house la,  the district but lt does claim  to be   ."' '.    ���������-.   -  -The* National Association of Oarsmen at a meeting in Ne--v York ra-  moved Kiimn.ii- from tbr* amateur  ianl.3.  The   dr-pfirtiir" of    tho     Duke    and  Duchess of York ;it  Portsmouth    for  Australia   was   a brilliant     Imperial  function.  Although Russia occupies the rail-  w:iv siding at Tien Tsen it is believed  that diplomats will settle the dispute  amicably.  Postmaster    General  reached London.  Mulock     has  King F'.dwnid has despatched a  letter respecting the wording ot his  mossagp sent, after- tho death of the  Queen  lo thr* Kansas legislature  DIKKCTORS:  H.   S,   Howiand,   President  T.R.Merritt.Vice-1'res,   St,   Catherine!  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Huffh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland.   Stayner  Ellas  Rodger*  D. R. Wilkie, General Mnnagor  BRANCHES   '  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon, ,   Calgary,      Edmonton,  GoldeD, Nelson, Portago la' Prairie  Prince       Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hovelutoke.  Ontario:. ....  Base*.   Fergus,   Gait.   Ingeraoll,  LIstowel.      Niagara   Kalla,    Port  '   Colbome, Ilat Portage, Sault Ste.  Mario, St. ("niberlneB.-St.ThomM,  Toronto,     Welland.     WoodstocK,  1 Hamilton,  Quebec:  , ���������   Montreal.'  Savings Bank Department���������Dnposlts  ot $1 and upwards received and Interest   allowed.  Dflbcntiires���������Provincial.   Municipal,  and  other  debentures  purchased.  Draftit and Letters of Credit-  Available at all points of Canada.  United Kingdom . - United States,  Europe. India, China .Ta?*u> A"*������-  tralla. New Zealand etc  Gold   purchased.  This  bank   Issues  Special   Receipts  which will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's   Bay Co'a  Posts  ln  the Tukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN.  ������-.*-,* <-_������������������- Revelstoka BraopV.    ,  derstand the proper uso of the gjipwfii;^  Thoroughly Up-To-Date %  Every Particillar  And lu a position to give as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space in its publication 'or,  for job printing,' as can be  given by any other., house-of  the kind in British. Columbia.  Writo for estimates and sam  ples   of printing.     A1IJ wort  turned out promptly and satisfactorily.     One price to all-  No job. can be too ..large or  tbo small "for':. The Vettld'i  .  * consideration?   Special at ten'-',  Hon given   to orders by msiL '  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  .   ���������'*    .-.-.1  'll  ���������\  't  if  ���������" A  ' r-l>  '4 i "���������  ?'  it  =!:  \l  EMPEROR WILLIAM SERIOUSLY INJURED BY A LUNATIC  Strathcona's Horse Receiving Great Receptions in the  Eastern Cities.���������Tales of Horror from China.���������  Botha will Surrender at Once.  today the following private bills were  introduced:  Respecting the Hudson's Bay & Pacific railway company; Mr. Douglas.  * Respecting the Kettle River Valley  railway company;    Mr. Davis.  Respecting the Vancouver, New  Westminster. Northern & Tukon railway company;   Mr. Davis.  Dr. Roche Introduced a bill respecting representation ia the North West  Territories. He explained that under  thc present law the voters lists for  the Territories are supposed to be  completed and posted eight days prior  to an election and finally revised two  days before an election and the enumerators who prepared the lists-also  revised them. A case had occurred  where candidates desiring to, obtain  certificates for votes to poll their  votes ontside of their own subdivision could obtain them any time  within eight days, if they were political friends of the enumerators, but  otherwise they could get such* certi-  catcs.only within the last two days  and even then the enumerators would  some times make themselves conveniently scarce. He desired to have the  law clear on the point, and to prohibit thc issuing of blank certificates  a'nd to provide that there shall be a  settled place where the enumerators  may be found when wanted.  Mr. Richardson of Lisgar expressed  the opinion that the law 'should be  made to apply "also to Manitoba. In  his own case during the recent elections he had been unable to find the  returning officer for four days and  consequently could obtain no certificate at all. The* bill was read a  first time-  ������E WET A MAD MAN  Bloomfontein, Orange River. March  15.���������Prisoners who have lately been  released by .General De'Wet say that  think he is-a mad man. They aver  that the terrible fatigues he' has  undergone, his anxiety and the intensity of his feelings - have . unhinged  his mind.  Apart from this view of General  Do Wet's mental state ono of his  peculiarities is that he rarely sleeps  within the bounds of his camp. He  seeks rest outside with a few trusted  followers. Thus the orderlies of his  subordinate commanders are frequentl  unable to find him to receive ordersr  His s'ecrecy is extreme. He absolutely  imparts his plans to no one. He has  declared openly to the men under him  that no terms except independence  will satisfy him.  A recent utterance attributed to bin-  is "that after the BritiBh he hates^the  Transvaalers.  His whereabouts during the * labt  two or three days are unknown, nor  is it known whether President Steyn  is with him.       -   ,  " ������������������ tL- ' "   - -  TROUBLE   BREWING  Ottawa, March 15.���������In * thc house  and he was confident that no hitch  could arise. Now that the lieutenant  governor had signed the Northern  Pacific bill the province was ready _fp  carry out its part lust as soon as the  Northern Pacific could give the government the title and Mr. Mellen  woud be notifled^to that effect.   --D,' .    .  OPBRATONS IN AFRICA  French  Makes  Enormous  Captuie3���������  No News of   Peace  Negotiations  -     ���������Both Sides Still,Active in Hostilities.  London, March 16.���������A despatch  from Lord Kitchener Issued yesterday  morning i3 studipusly silent upon the  subject of the peace negotiations that  it leads to the conclusion that nothing  has yet been accomplished of a sufficiently definite character to Justify  lending official support to the view  that tho war Is over. Nor do General  French's movements indicate a cessation of hostilities, although ppsslbly,  as no date is given, hia captures were  made previous to the granting of the  armistice. Lord Kitchener's despatch, which is dated at 3 o'clock yesterday evening"reports as follows:  "De Wet has reached Senekal on hia  northward progress."  A despatch from Pretoria after noting General De Wet's " arrival at  Senekal, Orange River Colony, saya  that though he has only a small foi-,  lowing Do Wet Ib nearing a district  where he is likely to. recover considerable reinforcements and probably  intends to pick up. roving hands of  Republicans who are ever present ln  the Dornbery and Korannaber districts.  General French, the despatel? adds,  has heen detained by swollen drifts in  the Pietreleif "district, but Is now able  to move again. -;.  - A despatch from Cape Town'reports  that Scheevers and Milan's commandoes have turned southwards and are  now within 40 miles of Willowmore.,  and that the British ' are followlne  them.-   ~  Genera French, in addition to his  previous success, reports 46 Boers  killed or wounded. 146 taken prisoners or surrendered, with 200 rifles.  3,000 rounds of ammunition. 2,408  horses, 2,500 cattle and 400 wagons  and carts, besides mules and trek  oxen captured. ,   .  Lord Methuen has arrived at .Warrenton from Klerkspoorp" bringing-in  prisoners  and -cattle.      The weather  Defied  Capture for  Six  Months���������The  , .Old "Story, of Delilah ���������     *, '  '_ Nneisel, ,the-notorius robber, upon  whom an��������� "Anglo-phobia 'newspaper  lately sugested the emperor should  confer .the.decoration of the" Black'  Eagle because his majesty -had bestowed that decoration upon Lord  Roberts, 'has been the victim of a Delilah's treachery, and has "been 'captured.  He is a Bavarian bandit., who is  charged- with several -murders. He  eluded the gendarmes and troops for  six months, and shot two of them.  All the peasants resisted the bait of  1000 marks offered for his capture.  ���������.������������������.- ��������� ve,*...,. **.������. ���������TO^C, and they aided him with food and  is wet delaying tho movements of tho shelter  even  after,    several  of them  A LANDMARK GONE.  GENERAL BEN HARRISON IS DEAD.  The Ex President of the United States  Passed Away Yesterday, Afrer  a Short Illness.  Indianapolis, March 13.���������General  Harrison died at 4:.45 o'clock this  afternoon, .without regaining consciousness. His death was quiet and  painless, there being a gradual sinking until the end came which was  marked by a single gasp for  breath as life departed from the hody  of the great statesman.  The relatives, with few exceptions,  and several of his old and tried  friends were at the form������r president's  bedside ��������� when he passed away.  Th general's condition was so bad  this morning and last night that attending physicians understood that  the end could not be far off and all  bulletins sent out from the sick  room wero to this effect, so the family  and friends were prepared when tho  final blow come. The gradual failing  ot tho remarkable strength shown by  tbe patient became more noticeable  in the afternoon and a few moments  before thc end there was an apparent  breakdown on tho part of tho sufferer.  Tho relatives and friends who had  retired from tho sick room to the  library below were quickly summoned and reached the bedside of the  general before ho paesed away.  News of the death spread quickly  throughout the city and several of  the more intimate friends at once  hurried to the Harrison residence.  The. news was flashed from the bulletins of all the newspapers and thus  comunciated to the .people .on their  way" home in the evening. The announcement produced the greatest'sorrow. Within a few moments the  flags on all public buildings and'most,  of the downtown blocks were hoisted  at half mast and other outward manifestations, of mourning were made.   o-  .  A BANDIT TAKEN  columns.  ��������� Cape Town, March 16.���������The Boers  having . cut the wires telegraph communication between, the eastern provinces' and'Natal is'interrupted.' "   o   - INTERNATIONAL' SQUABBLE  London. March 15���������A despatch  from TienTsin says:  "The Russians are now entrenching in the disputed territory. A company of the Hong Kong regiment wth  fixed bayonets are in front, while  two companies of Madras Pioneers are  held in reserve. The Russians and  British are awaiting instructions from  their governments."  Tien Tsin. March 15.���������The British  and" Russians are disputing over the  limits of certain railway property in  thc Russian concession. The" British  have been strongly reinforced and  trouble is,imminent unless the Russians retire. The guards of the two  nations are in close proximity to each  other.      .  STRINGENT  MEASURES  Manila. March 14.���������Rebel trading  operations on the Viscayan ., islands  have been "effectually "broken up. The  gunooat Pampange has seized and destroyed 300 vessels of various si/.es.  mostly'native crafts.  .���������. o ���������-  =��������� MUST-BE.,CARRIED-OtJTL_^  Tion Tsin, Mar.:h 15.���������The British  and the Russians, are disputing over  the lines of tbe. railway property iu  the Russian foncessions and the  guards of both nations are in close  proximity tn each other.  Tlio British havt> heen strongly rp-  in forced and trouble is imminent  unless the Ru.siani* retire.   _J���������'-o���������-���������   ������������������     "  A   BAND "OF   MARAUDERS  Pekin. March 15.���������Eight" Australians have volunteered for railway service for a period of nix months.  It' is reported that a large hand  of military deserter? of - different  nationalities aro cooimittiap." depre  dations between Pekin and Tien  Tsin. A small snuad of Germans encountered tho hanrt and w������irf-> compelled to retire. British cavalry have  been despatched to disne.se tho marauders'.  POSITION   FOR  DR.   RUTHERFORD  who   were   discovered     heloing     the  outlaw were severely punished.  Kneisel disapeared a few weeks ago  and it was thought tbat he had crossed the frontier, but', last Sunday he  suddenly appeared at. a lonely'farmhouse noar Greisonbofen. He was  heartily received and feted. The vil-  ilag'ers arranged an evening dance  and drinking bout in his honor. During the evening, however., he managed to arouse .the-jealousy or anger  of a young village girl., who for revenge, went to the nearest police station and betrayed him.  Police from Munich and Augsburg  were summoned and thev surrounded the farm. In the- morning the  farmer and his wife were arrested for  assisting Kneisel. who remained alone  inside the house and refused-to surrender. The police then fusiladed  the'house for an hour, after which  thev stormed it. The bandit was  found in a small room. He liuniedi-.  ately fired a "revolver nt. the policemen, but failed to hit any of tnem.  The police returned the fire, wounding Kneisel in thf* stomach and arm  and  smashing one of-his wrists.  He  was bound and taken" to ��������� Munich*  where ho was placed under guard, in  a  hospital. -." -   o- ���������  HOBSON HONORED  The   Northern   Pacific     Desires     lhe  ?Janitoba'   Government     to     Be  Rfv-dy to Accept Delivery of the  '    Road���������Good "Faith Pledged.  Winnipeg, March 16.���������Premier Roblin has been notified by Mr.  Mellen.  presidentof the Northern Pacific, tnat  his company considers time to be the  essence*of the contract and that the  ��������� government is therefore   expected to  carry out Its terms.     When asked hy  a reporter what course   the govern  ment -would  take Mr.    Roblin    said  that he did not anticipate any difficulty.    The good faith of the government was pledged1 to Uie carrying out  of the contract and the good faith of  tiio company was also pledged to it  - Ottawa, March IS.���������Mr. Fisher, minister 'of agriculture-, haa -'offei-Pi! ._ a  position to Dr. Rutherford, ex-M. P.~  for Macdonald. Man.. ,to England. a������  an officer, of the department to tpst  cattle, being .exported .to Canada... _.  Dr. Rutherford, if is i-.nderi-.tnoi..  has accepted and will. In a very short  time leave for tho old country. Ho  will in all probability bo located at  Liverpool.  CARNEGIE'S  MUNIFICENCE  Pi-incoll Donations to Libraries in  . - New York "and St. Louis.  New York, March IC.���������Andrew Carnegie gives $5,200,000 to this city for  65 public libraries. This will' pay  for sites, equipment and maintain-  anr.e. 0  St. Louis. March ,16.���������Andrew Car-'  negie will contribute $1,000,080 for a  public library providing -the city  raises  9150,000  for maintenance.   .  THE ENGLISH IMMIGRANT  God speed the keel of the trusty Ship.  That hears you from our shors:  There is  little  chance  you  will  ever  glance,-  On our chalky sea bench mon'.  Ye are right to seek a far off lanl.  Ye arc right to boldly striv.-.  Where labor dnesrnot pin*, in "rjnt  And thc honest poor may"strive.  God speed ye all'yc hopeful ti.ui.i.  .  With hearts still high and true:*   *'  You will never forgot    your o'vn old  land  Though  wealth    may ^;S.v.ld*-:i    the  new.  You  will  often   think  of    tii-i    black  thorn  leaf  And thc dog rose ppepin-; through:  You  will   never  forget    tre    harvest  sheaves  Though the wheat was not for you.  You   will   often   think    of    the  busy  ploughs.  And the merry heating flail;  You  will  sometimes    dream  of    thc  *. .dappled cows.  And the click of   thc milking pall.  God speed ye all ye hopeful baud.  With hearts still high* and true;  You will never forget, 'your owa bid  land        ' " / .       "���������  Though wealth   may gladden   th*d  You will often    call    to mind    good  neighbor, friend,  And thc widow down the lane;  And you will sometimes think is the  old man dead,   _"  Or thc widow wed' again.  You will often think   of   th'e village  "spire, r  And thc churchyard green and .fair;  rorhaps you will"sigh with a drooping eye  If you have left a loved one there.  God snecd ye all ye hopeful band.  With hearts still high and-true:  You will never forget   your own old  lind  Thou-jh   wealth    may  gladden    the  new.  new.  ���������*,.  Pciliap**:  you  leave    a   white    haired  sire.       .   .  A  sister or :i  brother;  T'"'li"aus your heart hns dared to part,  Forever from  a mother,  if po then many a time and oft.  Your better thoughts  will  roam  And  memory's    pinions    strong    and  soft.  Will fly to your English home.  God speed ye all ye hopeful band, ,  O'er your   boundless path of blue:  You will never forget   your own old  land  Though .wealth   may gladden  -the  The Hero \of -the .Merrimac'-Recaives  . " ' Recbgaitloc". _ "( "- -  Greensboro, Ala., March 17���������Capt.  Richard P. Hobson. wno displayed  conspicuous ^gallantry .in the sinking  ������������������of-thc-Merrimac-In-Santlago-harnor  during the Spanish-American war.  was honored today, by the citizens of  Greensboro, the city of his birth. Business was generally suspendeq; rest**  dences and business houses were say  with hunting, and the streets were  jammed with, people weanng Hobson  buttons and Hobson badges- Captain  Hobson was escorted to tbe ooura  house and welcomed by a -throng' of  several hundred persons, including  the foremost citizen*-- of Greensooro  and a number of distinguished visitors, from otner parts or- tne stare.  Governor William J. Samford,* on-behalf of the state of Alabama." presented to Captain Hobson resolutions  commending his conduct at Santiago,  and then ��������� introduced Mrs. Mary G.  Pickens, convener of the Hohson testimonial committee, .who delivered a  j brief address accompanying tbe pre-  i sentitlon of n magnificent silver tea  and coffee service. Captain Hobsor  replied in a",speech full of gratitude."'  Following the presentation cvcrcise-i  a  public reception was neld.  The silver service presented to  Captain Hobson consists or live  pieces and a waiter. On" the waiter  is an etching repicsenting the sinking ot thc collier Merrlmac. and he-  low it "is the following inscription:  ���������'Presented to Captain Richmond  Pearson Hobson by Ms friends and.  ���������ulrairers. in" token of his bravery and  heroismin thf." sinking of the collier  Merrioa'c in Santiago harbor, .Tulv 3,  ISO?."    ' * i\ ���������    "   "  The design of the* handles ot the  wMtfr is -*.-'*'t.r*-t* iooes and anchors  and that of thc border unuMml  ropes. The etehins-s on the service  are reproductions or some of- the Illustrations In the hook on "The Sinking of the Merrimcc." which wis  written by Captain Hobson.  A' STUDY IN'"BRONCHOS  ��������� *1 *  The Cowboy Artist-and His Inimitable Work,  The eastern papers have said a  great deal about Jack Inn*.' last  work, a series of etchings on "The  Education of a Broneo." A set of  these characteristically western pictures la now being framed and will  be on exhibition ln a day or two in  The Herald office.  Writing of "Who He la" -Mr. Innes  says.  "Bronco," Is used here In Its largest  sense. No strain of animals Is entitled to be called "Bronco" as a  class. When applied aa an adjective  it means "wild, sullen, morose;" any  horse may be a "bronco." However,  the word has grown- to mean "a  'range bred beast" to the average  Canadian, and as an average Canadian  myself, I have decided to call the flve  etchings. "The Education of a  Bronco," and this Is done, Spanish  dictionaries to the contrary notwithstanding. ,  ������������������Let us then to the conslder.'iiion of  tho subject ln detail.  Roped.  Thrown and helpless. Half stunned,  half choked, and with the perspiration of deadly terror thick,on every  part, "Bronco's" days of liberty are  ended. Nemesis, ln tho form ot  the. dismounted man, crosses the  dusty corral to tie up his forefoot,  cnclrclo his head and nose with the  coercive hackamore, and handle him  generally until ready to place the  saddle ��������� crowning Indignity ��������� upon  him.  Saddled.  This is always an anxious moment  to even the most experienced rider.  The beast, shivering with nervousness, stands only because blinded.  The cinches are pulled tight, the  trappings . all ,in ��������� ship shape; thc  mounted herder, whip ln hand, as  ready to get him going as soon as  tho "bronco-buster" shal have mounted, and pulled tho blinds from off the  eyes of his untried beast.  . Whoop-Lai"-  A bronco, under full sail, has been  likened - unto an earthquake, windmill, pile driver, and "poisoned cat.  This is, however, a mistake. The  planet has not yet arriv.d **t tho  stage at .which it can proaii.-i anyone thing or combination of things,  which-/ could possibly be compared  unto him. - * Ke hits the ground hard  and.often and he roars 'like a bull.  Ho,*,* -���������������������������'.  I  ? _      '  Initiated.  Ridden till -fairly broken, ne is In-'  trodnced to the-'i, cattle. He-doesn't  care for ��������� cattle, and surgeB upon the  way, careless of the .persuasive swaying of his rider. "I'll carry you,"  he says, "but "I'll be Jolly well  spurred if I'm going over- there and  chum with those cowa."  Graduated.  At length - he Is a finished "cow"  horse. He can haul and hold with  fhe" best of them, and handle his  charges like a collie dog. > No matter  how long the argument over an la-  distinct brand, or other-eoually profane subject. Mr. Pinto holds him as  safely 'and steadily as though he were  tied to a tree. Our" Bronco has indeed graduated.  Tne "Artist.  , Mr. Innes is Canada's ranch9r artist.  He has won recognition in Canada  and, England as a truthful delineator  of Western Canadian life.  .  Mr. Innes has, spent manv-years m  the West, "cow punching," nunting,  .bronco breaking, and .taking part ln  all the Incidents, more or less exciting, of that rough life  - Especially does be know tlie ways  of the bronco.  Probably no other artist knows him  so well���������or draws_ him so well.  'He has".broken"him. lived for days  on his back ana slept to tne rhythm  of "his ,,quiet munching on - the moonlit prairie. He has-forded or swum  the great'-western rivers with bim/  starved and suffered from thirst with  Him���������he has tried his mettle ln tho  fierce plunge of the cattle rus::, or  trusted to the tough little chap's unerring instinct "when lost tn the  howling snow blasts of a Drairrn  Blizzard.-* -s ���������- - "  '*��������� To know- the bronco rhacar.ter. ono  must live '"with him lu "his native  wilds, break him and ride him. must  Ip.irn his ways, bis qualities*, and his  faults, and Mr. Innes has done so.  -*"In these etchings ho telis-the story  of the breaking of ,a* bronco, giving a'  vivid picture of an epoch in the -life  of Mr. "Pinto." -    ,*-  "Artist's, Proof Edition."  =^-This--editIon,of^The-EdncatIon-or-a  Bronco" will consist of 200 sets, or  one set to every 30,000 ot the population. 'Each set is mado up of flve  copperplate proofs.  ' Every proof bears thp- remarquo'in  the lower 'left'' hand margin and is  signed and numbered by .the artist.  To distinguish the Canadian edition  form any-which may appear abroad.,  a -small jnaplo leaf Is drawn on each  proof by the artist, und In the leaf  appears ' tbe number of the set to  which such proof belongs.  Tho etchings can-  he ordered from  Mr. \lhnes'   publisher.  J.   P. -McCon-  nell,  Temple  Building Toronto.  .  o   ABOUT   MONARCHS.  (From Thc Wetasklwin Breeze).  It behooves a loyal paper like The  Breeze to say something about our  new King. Popular though he be.  King Edward can never attain in the  oyes of the world the unique authority and prestige which his revered  mother enjoyed through lfe. Among  monarchs past and present Victoria  will ever occupy a pinnacle by herself  akin to tbat upon which Shakspeare  in the world of literature stands triumphant and alone.  ��������� ���������      '���������  The Monarchical idea is often scoffed at, but, after all. it is the only  feasible form of government. Progress  in civilization, so far from furthering  the interests of Socialism, always  brings us back to the good old thrones.  The United States is the only country that can be counted a success, as  a republic. And that for tho reason'  that she has so many kings���������Dick  Croker, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Tod  Sloan, Hanna and several others.  Ono cannot have too many kings.  Four of them are often an elegant  sufficiency; when you have not been  cold decked.  ��������� ���������      ���������  If by some topsy-turveydom in tho  wheel of fortune this hero of a hundred dungeon cells, this banc of  police magistrates, this fell booze-  destroyer, Skeeslcks, were to be  hoisted onto the throne, tbe lickspittle press ot England and the  colonies would fall down and grovel  at his feet. Tradition would make  them do this. Virtues hitherto undiscovered would be unfolded to the  public gaze, and dilated upon with  pens dipped in honey. Adulation in  its most nauseating form would force  the taxpayers to believe, ln spite of  himself, that King Skeeslcks the First  was a paragon of all that is good,  noble and exemplary. Prime ministers and archbishops would kneel  beforo him, and the highest ladies in  the land ourtesy low. ���������  a ��������� <���������  Of course Skeesicks ���������would be liable  to spoil it all by giving an Imitation  of an Indian Ghost Dance at one of  his Wednesday'' afternoon drawing,  rooms", attired in his royal robes, with  the crown cocked rakishly on the side  of his thick head, and very drunk.  This would create a' torrible .scandal  among the courtiers, but the fawning  press would simply record for the information of the 'general public -that  His Majesty appeared- In,the-best,of.  spirits. (These last few. '��������� words  might be reversed). . If he could remain sober, however, keep his'mouth  shut, arid confine himself to smiling  fatuously on those around him, he  would "make a very fair king as kings  go. As good as ex-King Milan of  Servia anyhow.  ��������� *       ���������  ' I fancy"-1 see Canada an independent republic, with impossible freaks  like Israel Tarte and Emergency  Ration Borden clamoring for . the  presidency. . Long may wc live under  the Union Jack, and long may Edward  the Seventh ' reign over us. Je suis  content cliez mon patron. ' God Sav������  the King!  - _ *      ,      ���������-.**-���������*  In view of.the extra prominence  into which 'the" reigning crowned  heads of Europe have been brought  within the nast week or two. we may  look forward with resignation to a  flood of puerile, servile and extremely silly anecdotes of the following  familiar order. These storirs. are  calculated to appeal to the imaginations of children and of those grownups who like to read in society journals that Lady Dorothy Flapjack has  gone to Cannes for the winter. Read  on. MacDuff.  <;  ' The Czar finding,himself lost in a  forest one' day while' out. hunting,  came across a poor charcoal burner.  The latter, unaware of His Majesty's  identity, invited him into his, humble  abode and gave him a slue of fiery  vodki to warm the cocklen ot hi3  heart. _ A few minutes later the  royal retinue galloped up. The charcoal burner, perceiving that he had  been hobnobbing with the Czar, fell  on'his knees trembling and imnlbred  pardon. Hit; Majesty, with that nevor-  i'ailing kindness of hen it whicli is so  characteristic of the Romanoffs. ;irc-  i-ented him with his purso containing  n.OOO roubles, fastened a ���������ri.-.'irnnnd  aigrette-in tive '.four-in-hand- "ii'dttio  which, charcoal burners always, 'wear,  arid subsequently sent him'four flozon  cases of Tokay. It is little acts or  kindness .like this .that, etc -    ���������  A.-*,.  THE MOLSONS .RANK  INOOKPOBATHD BT ACT OF PAKLIAM-WT,   1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  TxmiA up Capital  Hnst Fund  ���������9-600.000  8,060,000  DIBEOTOBS:  Wu. Molson Xacfhebsoh, Pretldent; 3. H. Ewrao, Vles-Proldent *  W. II. R-1-.8AT, Sakuh. Fimlht, J. P. CXsonoBS,  H. Maeklakb Hoi ���������ox.  Lt. Coi.. K. C. U-utshaw.  -TAina Elliot, General Muutgtr.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at current ���������  J. D. MOLSON,  "4-U.-.QBB, SsvauTOK... B.C.  mmmmimmmu/mmMimmmummmim  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  r*"H  The  olumbia  House.  Good accommodation.    A   good ha?  well supplied   with choice wiuu^ -  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Traino  Bpown   & Pool  Proprietors"  5QRNS\& CO,  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  "D.  X  rime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THS PIONEER' JLIVERY-;  eed and Sale Stable of tbe Iisu-deau and Trout Lake  S iddie and   Pack  Horses  Always  fnr  Flire.  FieiRhlinjr  and  TfitiniiiK ������  -������������������itwscisdtv.  'Dally Slnir'* leaves  Thomson's   Landing  <*vi*ry ranrninfr at      o clock  for Tiout, l-������ke t'ilv.    For particulars write'       ,' , .  .   GKAIG flr UI U.MAN, Thomson's Landing  Fi-IAItFin.  ItEVBNGE  King Edward ,the Soventa wliile  strolling along Pieadilly one day discovered that he had no matches. Hailing an omnihus he politicly asked the  conductor for a light for his Havana.  This was accorded with sucn ijra'ce  that His Majesty made a little note  of it in his memorandum booK. A  few days later the omnibux man.  who had been unaware of tho smoker's identity, was thunderstruck at  receiving a visit from Mr. A. J. Balfour, who informed him thut his  namo had heen put down on tho  IJterary Pension Fund for .CIGn a  year." It is little act.*, of kindness  like this. etc.  :������lily  tiirnisiied    with  the choicest  t.he market  nffords.     Best ��������� Winee  Ijiqiunc ;ind  Oicars.  i...,. '.      --     r>  * ���������  hi*iiroi*ni.-,  Miiiillilv late,  R^tes  Larpe,  lisht.  SI     :i  .da-7.  897*  *f ������ < 3 .* t-^-ilSt country at large,  Nelson "Vlinpr: .Top Martin cot very  indignant in th������ iioiis������ thr otli*-r dny  hccauip *-> drnufntio-n from Vti^orvrr  had the tremerttj- to say���������which wns  trup--���������that Martin, wlion he wns in  power, had repudiated contracts  whicli former EOvernment-s had entered into. It can easily he surmised  that Joe is .not In a. very pleasant  mood these days���������the annuncement  which he made a short time ago that  he would resign having elicited a  great ontfinrst ot applau&j from JSe  Sixty White People Uurned to Death  by NoR.-oes���������An Awful Story.  Mobile Air. . March 18.���������A crowd of  citizens of this place arc searching  "3aldv.-l*. county in an effort to find  three nc-^incs who, in a spirit of revenge, arc said to nave burned a turpentine camp across the bay. yesterday morning, causing thp death of 60  white men and negro*_a  J-'raiik C Prisslc-r rowed to Mobile  la&t evening, attired only in his underwear and sulferins intenselv from  burns. He.was the only person who  escaped from tlif* bummc ������������������aninl'Hn  said:      -  .;      ' '  - .1 was _r*3lce_i this morning ,wh?n a  choking sensation.and intense hca  aroused me: The log shack in which  the U0 negroes.slenc was on, Ure, a.s  was a shed near t������y, flllod with -*103  barrels of raw turpentine. .Tho ti*i*i><5  surrounding'us were also burning. I  yelled to the men ns I ran. but nona  arrived, and I am sure all uerlshed,  I made my way barefooted, over live  coals, to the swamp wnern T found a  boat. in this I rowed to thp o.itv.  Tho enmn was doubtless flred by three  negroes who were discharged yesterday. They threatened to obtain revenge."   o   Sloan upon Joe Frey won the California Derby at Ingleside race track:,  San Francisco.  De "Wet's commando has been  broken up.  J     C-" m  A mob -hangeS s aegro-fo EaK������  county, JTentf. " ���������  CAKADSAN    pacifig  >v������0 HUMiNE.  The  .*_mperor of Aut-iriu.  most  beloved of Monarchs, was driving alone  the Hoopla  Stras.se in    Vienna    one  afternoon,  when n poorly cla-i    man  suddonly rushed forward and t!iri������w a  toll of pnper into the carriage.Vfaring  it was u bomb, the attendants .seized  thc num. handling hiin pretty ioug:>.-  ly.     The I*.ui)ieror,  who rcini-md  nis  presence of mind, ordeicd  tho r*:iver  to stop so that    lie could  th"  ii**lt,>t*  examine  the misslc.      II    p:ov������-d -to  be a petition    for the restoration    of  a  yellow .dog,  used  for  ratlin:;  nur  poses..which had been impoundod for  not wearing :t muzzle.     I lis M.ijor.ly  wa3 so pffectfd that    he shed  "ear.-.  Turning  to    his  equerries   .lie  commanded the man to be brought to the  palace, where he was give-i a lipartv  meal  in  the Servants'  hall  and   --.i*������-  sented .with two valuable Dachshunds,  four huskies, sixteen poodles," and an  order  for  the    original    yel.ow  dog.  Before1 leaving  tho   palace   the   Emperor pinned on his breast the Order  of  thc   lllue-nosed   Pirate,   uud   gave  him  7."  florins  to sot  "cm  up to his  brother rat catchers.    'It-is little acts  of kindness like  this.  etc*.  FIRST   CLASi   SLEEPERS   ON  ALL TRA HS.  tfOBBRT SAMSON  TO'IRHT CASS TO  \iit. Paul     -    ---       -     .* Daily  Mont real .uid IJoston -Fridays  ToroiitoSuritlnysMiiflTucsdays  Trains for  K *>TFNAY PflI������TS'  |r\*"ve Kevelstoke at 8.10.  Wood Dealer  and Draymar].  Drayinc and delivery work * I  ty.     Teama always ready on i   nMi���������        '"nntraof*   tnr  MiMn( fAlwn  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  r.Hicksiiiitli.i.g, Jobbing,  numbing, i'ipe Fittiug,  TiiiMiiirhiug Sheet Iron  ������������������ Work, Macliinery Ke-  puiretl.  The Manitoba government will establish a now municipality south of  llock Lake.  There Is an uneasy feeling in Morocco over French encroachment in the  country.  Sir William McDonald has given  another large donation to McGill university.  *->J  Mining     Work    a    Specialty  xOltiA. GUKDOM  .-.(  Main Lino Trains leave* Kevelstoke: eastbounrt 8.20- westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to  T.A.BRADSHAW.  Afttt.  ���������CYtUtvk*  E. P. COYLE  A.C.P. A.  VMCMver.     ���������������  Vadertakiar ttvad Zmlmlmim  R. Howson & Co,,  M-lllM-MB  ATX.  ������������������ I T������������������J������-������   In Karnltare  ���������-._ =!������  "������i*^^**i*->**M**fr*l***lrt*t*l*l'*'J:*l**l*'i'-l'':**l**i*  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  -x,  fr  Nobody  ���������" SHOULD SUFFER    '  r'rom   that   terrible   Horkin-*   Pol'.-;!,  v.-uen tin')' c-iin _:ei a bottle ol  Compound Syrup of White  Pine for 25c a bottle  fr  can'a;  3A DRUG   & 30 CK  KEYht-STOKI"  h  %        Night Bell on Door.  "<-T-J*i  -T-l������f-l-f*H'*I"M'*f*I"T"T'*5"W"f'f"T'l  Local and  General  News  C. \V. Field of the firm of Field St,  Bews is visitiiiR in town.  E. ~L. Kinman and Mrs. ICiiinuiu are  spending ii few diiya in town.  Keiiieiiiher the musical evening in  the Piesbyteriun church Tuesday 30tii  i lift.  Mrs. J������*M.  d-iy's train  Vietoi'iit.  Scott lofL town on Thins*  on   a   two week's visit to  and  Ask  ���������Dan-  'of Life."  11. Lewis, of the Trail Creek News,  has ������ieeu visiting his friends in lown  this week.  Two Hat cars loaded with limber for  steiitiilKiKC building went south to  Arrowhead this morning.  Tomorrow, P.ission Sunday, services  in St. Peter's chinch will he us usual.  Rev. C. A. Pro.-unierotliciiiting.  A Coffee and C.ike social will be held  nttheSrtlv.ilion Army barracks Sat-  -ni-duv eveuini:, the 23id inst. Special  jneei"ings Sunday the 31th_ msl.  jpiirewi-ll ot lhe coniniantling officers.  The woik of fixing the electric  Striker in the tower of No. 2 fire hall  was ������������������oinplpli'd on yesterday afternoon.  "Mr. Pv-ni. representing the firm from  which" lhe striker was purchased,  Miperintending the work in person.  Under the new four per cent rate,  which comes inlo effect on April 1st,  the price of a ticket to Vancouver  from Revelstoke will be $15.20. Yes-  terdav inaugurated it-system of return  tickets ut a one and two thirds rate  over the Pacific division.  _\i. Gradv of the St. Leon Hot  Spiincs intends erecting u floating  wharf nn the shore of the lake lot* a  landing stage and will nl**o Jay pipes to  convey the water from tlie sorinKS to  the lake front, where commodious  building, and a bottling plant will be  put up-  A new quarry has been opened up  -just nci-osh the track opposite the end  of Charles St. to get the rock for I.he  work on the river bunk. The stone is  of fine quality und appeals vi-i-y  snilable for building purposes. Tlie  brush hns to he hauled from Ihe -other  side of the C. P. R. yaid.  The Rev. S. 3. Thompson returned  liust evening frum ,'Ariowhend and  Halcyon whither he had baen on  pastoral duty. He reports having the  best congregation at Arrowhead that  ever attended church service in that  town.- More seating uicomodatious  wiii be required very soon.  It. L. Di-iirv, chief census officer for  3. C.intpmls- to meet all tlu* census  ri.i.iinitssiuiiprs from tlie inti'iioi-of tlie  province at Revelstoke about Tue.sdiiy  of next week und siicei-eding days, in  order to give I hem the iii'ej"*ary  instructions in their duties, which he  himself was given at Ottiuvu. The  work of I'liumerutinn will commence  on April 1st.  Chief Bain intends to strictly enforce  the regulations against children playing in tiie rail wav yard. This ju'iictice  had got ito be such a nuisance thut the  switch engine ci ew pretty near refused  io work for fea'v of heing mixed up in  siuiie. catastrophe. So in future no  children will be allowed between tbo  switches which- mark the extieme  limits of the yard at either end.  Misses Shepard A- Bell of the Madison Millinery Parlors. McKenzie Ave  have decided tn hold their spring  opening on April 1st. 2nd and 3rd, Thu  stvles "this spring are novel, elegant  anil fascinating anil the display at the  Madison Pallors will furnish the ladies  of Revelstoke with a complete illustration of the fashions in millinery for  the early part of 1901.  The Calgary Herald of last Tuesday  announces that the paper had rer-pi ved  donations to the amount of S30 to-  winds assisting Mrs. Le Terrenoir,  whose little  hoy Emil was so  terribly'   ___.injured-by_falling-=-fi:oin_u tiain_lust.  week. The amount was received by  the mayor yesterday and tho city  fl?rk instructed to return a suitable  acknowledgement*. A subscription list  which has Already, it i.s said, amounted  to S70, has been staited at Nakusp.  An operation was performed on  John Atchison, an employe of the  "Fred. Robinsou Lumber Co. on Thursday morning. Mr. Atchison had the  misfortune to freeze his great toe some  30 vears ago and tlie member was  ������iever properly healed. It has been  troubling him'on and off ever since  until at last the bone became diseased  and an amputition was found necessary. The patient is staying at the  City hotel.  The Kootenay made an attack on  the ice in the Arm on Thursday afternoon but only got about two hundred  feet from "tlie landing <-t;iKe at  Arrowhwid when shf struck three  inchi-s of clear ice. Thr* .Minto made  another attempt yesleiday. As long  us a p.is*.age is denied u> good ice it  will lender communication on the  Arm e.isier us it will be possihle to  take a boat to the i-ilge r,f the ice and  then hit the trail over the frozen Arm.  The mail went in from Ariuwheud to  I li*- Landing ye.-teiday.  A. novelty will be introdilced  tomorrow evening iu tho Methodist  church. The singing will be led by ,*v  choir compose.1 of male voi'.ei*.. 'Iho.  Indies   won't be in  it, tomorrow night.  The services of the Methodist church  tomorrow at the. usual hours, 11  '  10.80 o'clock.-   Morning subject  for the Old  Paths."     Evening,  gerous  Rocks  in   the Ocean  Strangers cordial|V invited.  .Mr C. F. Linclmui'k has opened a  subscription list, the proceeds of which  will be devoted io provide a lund lor  l he Delicti t of little UmilTerreimii* alter  his ri'coveiv. The i'anil will be placed  in trust with some responsible person,  who will look after thu education and  future of the boy.  13d. Dunont of the Hotel Climax left,  thi.s morning for Trail, where his  brother-in-law Kngineer -McLeis'li is  living of typhoid fever. Mr. aiol.eish  is well acquainted and very much  liked and esteemed in Revelsloke and  the neivs of his sad condition will come  with quite a shock to his many friends  here.  ���������/���������/  .'-     TAYLOE������  &c   G-BORO-B '  THE  LEADING   STORE"  LATE'JAMES GILL & CO.  .''Y-i  Presentation to Mr. Barber.  At tlie choir practice lust night_in the  y~^,  yr-*-\ -tfv.'*  v.v ^'X-iA-si*/.    I:--'  Methodist church Mr.  J.  was   presented   with  a  glass  as   a    token  appreciation   of his  services   us  a   mem'icr  Guy  Barber  iiluable. field  of    regard   and  long and  faithful  her of   the   choir.  The   presentation  was  made  by Mrs.  Thompson:     Mrs.      Dent    read     Ihi"  address.   Mr. Bather made a brief but  feeling reply,   thanking the  members  of the choir for tbe expressions  address and the gift.  of  the  I'  a  Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM    '       -  will give instant relief,  and a.  bottle will usually cure two or  three bad colds.  We know all about the ingredients of this remedy; that's  the reason we guarantee, its  purity and effectiveness.���������25c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE .  We have .just opened up a large choice stock of  DRY GOODS, wliich is the best and only new  stock,in the City.        ���������       - .     -  The latest Styles and newest patterns that can  be purchased. Call and see us. It is a pleasure  to sIioav such excellent goods and -ii will be a  pleasure for you to buy them.  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF THE  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AVE.  IiAKDEAU  j ���������  MINING  COtJNTRYi,  XTjfif^rjfjf^fjf^Jf^t^rjfjfjJ^^f^^  IjOHN D. SIBBALDi^iL-J  REAL ESTATE-  t ("!. 1*. It. TOWNSITE,  " 1 MARA TOWNSITE.  Canada Permanent ���������": Western  Cimailn Mortgage Corporiilii .    .  Equitable Savings Loan and Building Association.  FINANCIAl~5   "-^-i^1^^  INSURANCE !  Mercantile l'iro.  COAL FOlt SALE,  (Imperial Fire.      Clunnlian l'iro.  3 Canadian Kire.      Cnlodonian l'"irc.  'coiifodoratianLife.      Atlas l'iie.  . UOUSESFOlt SALE AND RENT.  Steam  Laundry  .l-,t^^-l.*ti,^*'i'**_c*l*'fr**'-^i*'M*****  tff  1.  jj,  ���������  TAYLOR BLOCK,  I ^^St-ReveEstoke Station. *  ������ '���������'       * ���������  t  9  McKenzie Ave ia  CITYEXPRESS  E. W. B. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage, etc.,  au   part ot llio City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken .  All orders left at Tt. M. Smythe's Tobacco  Store, or by Telephone tso.l^jSCB will receive  prompt Attention.  AS.  I   WoODROW  ���������RUTGHE-R,  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $?5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT'  REVELSTOKE  B. C. '  Certificate of Improvements!  -jSrOTIC-Ei-  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Ete.  Fisti ������snd Game in Season....  LAST CHANCE; mineral claim, situate in  the Lardeau Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I.F. C. Green, of Kelson,  acting as agent-for ,1. A. Jinnee, 1?. Jl. C. Ii  ���������    ,  . .' [ 15,5Ut>;   .lames .Twecdie, i������'. M. O., B 1*1,612.' and  All orders promptly filled. . '_, h_. |i.ilu.ehlnsonl'reoMinor'sCortiilcato_>.o.lS,  Corner Dougliis   ' SE'YBIt^OEB, B.0. -' SS^lSft!'SSillSf '������&$? tTL rt^it  ���������   ��������� . cute  oi improrumcnis,   for   tlie ..purpose    of      ���������'    '  ���������    obiai'ning n. Crown grant of the above claim.  ��������� |    And furlher take uo-.ice that action, iiniter  section  o7,   must  be  commenced  betore- lhe |  issuance of such certlllcate of improvements.  Dated this 16th day of _Uarcli,"19Dl.  F. C. GREEK,   .  mar 20-2 m'w .'" I". L. S.  and King Streets  A-. Dainty-" Timepiece;- -\  - 'Xhe'lonc, delicate, chain'is'the correct adjunct for a  "llainty Time Piece, and is nseul in so many other  ' ways you can't uffurd^io bewitlioui one,....  We offer special l-nrgains iii thosii fashionable chains  either with or without the watch.  R, Watchmaker and Jeweller  Mackffiizie Avenue..   , '   -  Heated bv Hot Air and.l-.lectriR  Hells a'nd Light in every room  ,     Free Bus jreots All Trains      -  -.  *'.-., '.lleasonabhs Kate-;  '��������� < .     :    .     "r,  HOTBL'-.TIOTOaiA.  '      JOHN V...PERKS,   PBOl'KlEToil ,.,    .;.���������  Grill i*lo-_-i in Connection for'tho Convenience of Guests  We do yonr I.aumlry as you like it.  place  and  Get it  clean  in   the lirst  iron it attractively.  It's a combination of  clean nashiiiR  and bo-it ironini:   that   give*-   to  our  work the peculiar finish that is very  popular.     "' ~    -"  AND   LET   VS   OCT   VOUT.  TELEPHONE   US  , - IirjNOLK.  Fayette Buker  Prop  ���������j.-t**^********************'*'  ���������5" fr  j* We Repair  *  WATCHES |  CLOCKS, %  and all kinds of Jewellery     .j,  If the   -work  is  not satisfactory  rtfund your money.  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK ���������*  ���������   and stand by our guarantee. ^  Wc also'carrva pood line of Watches jj"  and Jewellery," which we dispoic of at ^  moderate prices.                                  . J.  *" B,M. ALLUM  The Leading  Watchmaker and Jeweler,  ^^.M.**"'*.*'******!**^  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  AN'D SMOKK-jtEJ  Our Special  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  P.EVELSTOKE CIGAR  M'FC  COMPANY,  ?   Revelsloke Station.  %44r<r^#<&^4Mf44fjrM'CL'���������^^-6*'tt<f^  To Rent.  Two   imliirniihcd   room*!.    Gronnd     floor.  Good location.   Apply ������t the IlKKAi.r, office.  Dog Tax.  Dog Tne**, price %:  Citv Ulcrki" officii.  I April  April 1-it.   Mar.  .00, p.re now on inlo at thc  Ml il<ig������ mast be tagije'I hj  ::',. 2t.  '��������� Host , '   -  llotwecn the .Public School and McKenzie  Avc. a Gold Wuicli Chain The finder, will  please return lo this ollice.  For Sale.   . ���������   , -  One drop  head .Sewing  Maohtne and one  Child's Go Cart  (a dandy)���������both   now���������cheap  for cash. - Jftist ho sold Immediately.    Apply '  Rt.llEHAI.D ollice.     , ,  ��������� . . - Wanted.  .A Good Second Iland'Safe.  oflice.  ��������� . ,  .,  Apply Hekald  Mar 10���������3t  ,.��������� ��������� To Rent. '  A Piano in good condition,  ollice. . .  -    i '  Apply Hkrald-  - ���������   Mar 16���������St.  Certificate, of Improvements  isTOT-IOE.  I1IGIIL.AXD.MAIIY   mineral   claim, situate  in   the'Lardeau  .Mining   Division   of    West  Kootenay District,  i - - - - ���������        \ >  .Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAK1-: NO'i'ICK that 1,1". CJ. Green, of Nelson',  aclinciis uncut Mr Janie- Twecdie. I*". M. (;.,  JJ lj,&j2, anaJ. A.Magce, l-'re'e Miuei's Certiti-  cutc, ;>!<). II, Jd,,"!ii>, lntcml, islsty'days' from  tlie dale hereoi, io apply to the .\iiuingllccordei-  for a cei'ti.'lcato. m linproverneni.-,, for the  piirpose-oi nbtalniiig a Crown grant ol the  .���������.Dove claim.  _vnil further lake notice lhat action, under  Section ST, must he cuniineiiei'ii bcioie lhe  iasuaiice oi such certi.ieiuo oi  liupi-ovement.*,.  Dated this 10th day of March 1U.11  1". C. GKEEX, *  -     . ���������     V. L. S."  W. Certificate of Improvements  nsfoTiOE.  EVA Mineral Claim, situate i>i the Lardeau  Mining Division of West Kootenay Distrlcl.  ' Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, P.O. Green, of Nelson,  acting iiH agent for Edgar benjamin lliitehiii-  son, i'*ree Miner's Cenilleate .No. B, l0.uis,  intend, sixtv days irom the.date hereof, lo  applv to the "Mining llocorder for a certiliciuu  oi improvements, for tbepurposeof obtaining  a Crown grant ol the above claim.  And further take notice' lhat action, under  Pection 37, mu-t be commenced before the  issuance of such|ccniiiciuc oi lmpiovcmcnts.  Dated this 10th day of March 1901.  y. c gt-eex,  ' 1>. L. S.  -Uod -Hoic Dc-rrce mectR second and fourth.'  Fridays of euiOi" nionlli; .While Hone licKrco"  meets.lirstri-ldiiy of c.-ich monlh,in,Od(lfellow i*  Hall.** Visiliiijr brethren -.voleoiiu'.1-  wm. wAi's-ON, .uy. i_mvAuus,' -  d'resideut. .tccrctary.  Gold Ranrre Lodge:;K'.'of P.,  '-No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  M"ols i.'vci'v Wcdneailav in  OdOI'i'llows' Hull nt 8o'clock  Viriilini; Knights i 11vit  G. Buitmnoi*:. C: C."    :    ::-:::  : ': F. XV. JMaCkinhot, K. of R. & S.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  Regular meetings are held in tho  Oddfellow's Hall on tho Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  W. G. BIRNEY. Rec.-Sec.  Certificate of Improvements  nsroTiOE-  A. H. HOLDICH  . ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Roval School of Mines, London.'  Seven years'  at .'Morfa   Works,   Swansea.    17 .years  Chief  Chemist  to W'lgan-Coal and Iron Co.,  Kng.  Late Chemistnnd Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  -' Claims examined unci reported upon.  Reveistoke, B.C.  H. EDWARDS  '     TAXIDERMIST. -  ,-  WEDGE (Fraelional)-and II*M (Fractional)  Mineral Claims, situatc'ln theiurdeauMining  Division of IVest Kootenay District.        ,  Whero located:   On'Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. O. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for tho Imperial Development  Syndicate, Limited, I'ree Miner's Cerlllieatc,-  No. B, 87.-J10, inlend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to applv to .tlie Mining llocorder for  Certificates of Improvements, for thu purpose  of obtaining Crown grants of the above claims.  Arid further take notice that action, under  Section !I7, must he commenced beforo   the  issuance of such certllii-iucs of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of March', 1901.  1?. C. GKEEN,  1*. L. S.  DF.ER HEADS, BIKDS, Etc. MOUNTED,  . Furs Cleaned and Popaircd.  LOVERING'S OLD STAND     :  ,Second Street  1 Stiw...  Having disposed of our Dry Goods Business, our  attention is chiefly directed to the Grocery Department,  in which a complete and fresh line of goods-* will always be  found at our" counters at the west prices.  ���������   **********.     .  We    still   retain  purchasers will find a  orices.  our   Hardv/are  large selection  Department,   where'  in every line at right  BOURN  m  nuaanuamnn'r  ��������� I W l'"***BI^HW'-'*My  23S  Misses Shepard &Beil  McKenzie Avenue      0,V-*3  \yi  ALL  GOODS  1-Sry  !rW)  AT A  M,  Great  Reduction  K. LAV/SON'S  Mackenzie Ave.  SOLS AGENT  From Sth Jan. to the 25t&  Jan., 190L a reduction will be  offered on. all lots in Smelter  Townsite prior to the closing  of annual books on ist Feb.  .Intending purchasers .should take advantage of  tins offer before tho new price lists for 190]-2 are  In force.  Certificate of Improvements  -   zsroT-ro-E.  IRON* DOLLAR. Mineral Claim, situate iu  the Lardeau Minim; Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On LexlMirton Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE thatl, F.C.Green,of Nelson  acini;   as.axent  for   .lainc-i  GIVE YOR .TEETH ATTENTION  When they "lirst need it, beforo they  eivo you paiu, thorcby avoldln-r neea-  less suffering and asssurini. more satisfactory and permanent work, and at lesa  cost, than if left until the latter stage!  of decay:      ...  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  -:::���������:    Tavlor Block.  EDWARD A. HAGGEN, '  Mining Engineer,  Member American Institute Mining Engineers  Member Canadian Mining Institute.  KEVELSTOKE, B. C.  Examination of and reports on Mineral properties a specialty.  I'ree  sixty  to the  m prove-  Twecdie,  Miner's"CerlTficntc No. li. 15,31*,  intend,  davit' from' tho date hereof   to apply  Mining Recorder for a certlllcntc of 1:  moius for Ihu purpose of obtaining a Orown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, "������������  Section S7, must bo commenced before the  isMiiinccof such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 10th day of March. 1001.  -*'-'.      "     J. C. GREEN,. ���������  ��������� _'-*      .. -      -I'.'I-.S.  H.Q.PARSON  1^7*-:������,������,,",*��������� ~.l *"^  ���������P.*t/*Uj.������^.iI jfM  H>. U.  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  A GOOD  NAME....  Is better than riches  we nave the name of making  the only Stvllsli Suits in Town-  ���������for durability and quality  tbey aleo excel. .  T^v ONE.  R..S. WILSON  Next the McCarty" Block.  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  "REVELSTOKE,, B:, Cv  i m  ���������  i  r"


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