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 {/'I'fAH'U   LUly(  .-;    iJ   *.;. -      1    rt' .!.    ������ .-   '.,Z.*i  .    ���������..    '      / ' WSJ  '*���������.*���������      '*  '     '"' -itf'S  /U-  t^" *���������������  r"    .       ���������������!���������������������������  -ISSTJEID   T"W-IOE--A.--W-JE3EI?:*-"--VVrE3DIsrESI3A.-X-S    A.3ST3D   SATURDATS-  Vol    V. No. 26.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.-   WEDNESDAY,   MARCH ������7, 1901.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  Sit  a.  i  t.f?  !  C B. HUME  SPRING  GOODS  NOW^  OPENING  Lace Curtains  from $1 to $9 per pair.  TAPESTRY CURTAINS,  . L LATEST PATTERNS.  TABLE CLOTIIS' . ,  '     CUENILIS AND TAPESTRY  &ix1^+tt*������e*tt'&'tf***r*4f������-**t&  Carpet  Squares  CHAMPERTY AND  GLAIMJmiPING.  BLAIRMORE GOAL FIELDS  Wi'.ui! now sliowinij; some very-  fine lines in llieie g>ods. in  Unions-. All Wools aim Tapestry  ��������� Spet nil attention is c.illed to  our Tapestiy. G.upet, Stju.ues.  with the advantage that they .ire  easily denied.  COME AND SEE US BEFORE  PURCHASING EI-SEWHEltEi  WE OANSAVE YOU. MONEY  ^.^^i.4.^*+4.i-t-i.^-i-_.-l--l--i--t'_*-_.-_.-l*>  Boots  and Shoes  We are now opening the finest  line of Ladies' Goods ever shin, u  by us.        , " . . "* '  J. and T, Bell fit Co. ate known  to nmke  tbe   best tint* boots in  -v=s-l".ti]������tpa,.-'--=--  Tlies.ea.re the goods we nre selling in FINE .LINES. And un  tn-pectiun of them will please  you we me cerium. '  ���������4t*&4&&#4wi444(*4H&*&HKifm  Union  Goods  We nre handling J. D. KING &  CO.'S GOODS in     *  Ladies','  Misses',  and Chiidrens','  -  Hats!  Hats!!  Hats !!!  A   big liif. of   UNION   MADE  GOODS just in.  OOME AND SEE THEM.  There is an offence committalile  only by membeis of the legal pin-  fession. It c (insists in taking Up n case  on tho understanding that _the lawyer  gets a certain stated rake oil', if his  client wins. IT he loses, he-gets nothing. This kind of, a deal is called  champerty and is illegal. Mr. Martin  wants to legalize it. Why 'nobody  knows, since it is one of the commonest  kind of transactions, whether legal dr  illegal and his learned brethren must  have their knives into a lawyer, prutty  b,id before lie is liable to get  jacked up for it. . But Mi*. Martin wants to legalize it in the  supposed interests of the "'poor miner."  This is-entirelygratuitous. The miner is  quite capable of looking after himself,  thutikynu.' He has .no heed, of going  shares with a lawyer in order to hold  everything that is coming to him,  pel hap*-) 'abit ever. His clilims'ni.iy  not be quite all that the idiotic regulations ofthe Mineral Act call for. He  may not have, in ninety nine cases out  of n hundred us..i mutter of cold fact he  has not, packed several stakes weighing some sixty pounds apiece some five  hiindi ed or a thousand feet or more up  the side of a mountain like the side of a  house, in Order to stake out his location. His .stakes are not up to the  regulation size but then neither are h'is  neighhoi's and theie is a very clear and  definite, though quite unspoken under-  bland ing between them that strict  attention to one's own" business . will  on tlie whole be the most salubrious  course to pursui*.  But if the bona fid������ miner makes' a  sale, we will say, ton company, tfien  it is that it becomes possible for. a  combination of a shyster claimjnmper  ���������ind a chairtperty lawyer to get lheir  fine work in. The claimjnmper  knows all about the property. .He  knows that the stake?, were .nevpr" of  the regulation size. He has known -it  maybe for years but-lie also knew; too  uimh to monkey with it, at long ns Ihe  bona fide piospeetoi* was in possession.  Bat oncet.iansfertedto .llie' com p.m v.  it becomes tail* game.' lie'Junius the'  claini and the rhiimpei-ly lawyer  defends him in coint on tbe plea that  the claim was nevt-i, properly staked  "in'l the totitentjon bus been held good  ri-jht lieie iii ,-*Kootenay. And tlieni  Ihey.Ko whacks on what they can  squeeze nut of the company.  The Herald sees no -particular  advantage likely lo accrue to the  mining industry nf this province from  lemoving even . the meie shadow n|  illec-tlitv. which at present bangs over  .���������my such ttansac'tion as that outlined  above. Tl' onr legislators are -ho  desperately anxious to tinker with Ihe  l.iivs affecting mining, tbey-had fur  better be employed, in tediioing the  regulations with regnid to staking out  claims to something within the actual  possibilities of , the circumstances  siu rounding the' piospector when  engiured in locating his property, than  in'holdingout inducements to cl.tini-  jumpors and low grade lawyers to get  a squeeze on capital. ��������� rhip "poor  miiiei'" business is pine nonsense. The  best course for-' everv miner and  prospector in Kootenav which the  local Jegislatuie could pursue would be  to cease this everlasting tinkerinar  with the laws goyei ning mining in this  province and by so doing to give tbe  industry that security and stability,  which vcill give confidence to capital  to come in and /take hold of the  development of the mineral resources'  of the province.*.* It is this gallery play,  this sanctimonious snuffling about the  poor .miner, this constant posing with  one eye on thp labor vote, which, has  dcmaiHnd_is-doing_niorp-to injure the  prospects of mining in , this province  that every othei'adverse circumstance  with which it has had to contend since  its inception and"- Ihey have heen  numeron������ and serious pnoiiKh.goodnesa  knows.1- Ifcis this kind of hypocritical  folly coupled with the notion that. ,the  industry is peeuliaily a fair object for  taxation to the limit that has converted the fair weather pi ospects with  which .mining receiveil, its*start in  Kootenay,** few yearsago into;its present condition of gloomanduncertainty.  Big Deposits on the Alberta Side of the  Crow's Nest Pass.  From intormiition nl" an authoritative nature says Mining, published nt  Spokane we ars now able to announce  that, exteiibive coal measures have  been discoveied about forty miles eas*t  of Fernie, near the Crow's Nest Pass  railway, at, Blairmore, in Alberta, and  that a syndicate composed ,of T. is.  Procter, Randolph E. Fis-hhiirn and V.  llydo Baker have secured several  thousand ucies of the best nf this land.  The last named gentleman is the son  of Col. James Baker, formerly minister  of mines for Biitish Coliimliia. who,  with his son, owned it large portion ot  The Cat and the Hat Pin.  Much has been written of late about  the manifold uses of the common or  garden hat pin under llio delicate,  manipulation of the fni" hands of the  gentle iox. It remained for Mr. It,  Gordon's family cat to put a further  test on its capabilities. The piisscnc in  question has ,'always manifested a  strange partiality for hat pins. A  favorite form of amusement with it  wiis to climb up on llio bureau and  nibble ut the heads of the hat pins in  the pin cushion. Wednesday last it  throw a fit. . Oats do this sort of thing  sometimes witholit serious utter consequences and nothing piulicular was  thought about it except that it seemed  the ilow faiiioiia Oro w't.' N*T*U*niiTWeidR* Ito l>.*' vttlier a peculiar fit and   it   was  AN INTERESTING  TOPiC���������OTJRSEL VES.  CB. HUME  &C0  The additions to lhe HbAai.d plant  were placed inoiir newofHce yesterday.  They censiet of a Country Campbell  cylinder press for newspaper work, nn  improved Gordon job press, a new  lever paper cutter, n wire stitching  pel forator and aniinilieringmachine; it  quantity of new typei etc., which will  put the shop in first class shape. Our  tiew qmirteis ate most commodious,  consisting of a large press loom on the  ground floor 30x40 and a spacious and  well lighted compi'Sing room and  offlces for the editor aud book keeper  upstairs. The rooms in the front part  of the building now occupied by the  Herald, will be used by Mr. J. M.  Stott as his law office from the first of  next month.  - -..���������,-  Our new plantand quarters will place  the HKHM.D in a position to do job  work with any office in the interior,  while our numeinus subsciibers and  readeis will find that a considerable  iiupiovcmeiit both in the appearance  and contents of the t-eiiii-weel.lv  Hkrald will commence to be noticeable from this date* "  The Herald believes that a Fresh  era ofgie.it progress and ptosperity is  immediately ahead of Kevelstoke and  has proved its faith in the future of  this town by tliusl.iunchiiilt out and  widening the-extent of its venture. If  our faith is justified by event* we shall  not be backward in .still further  extending our plant, in order to keep  f ally abreast witn the times. Our aim  is to make the Hkraldh standing and  ci editable advertisement of Revelstoke  to thi-o'utside woild. which judges of  it place very largely by the looks of its  newspaper. Wo believe that we have  heen successful in our efforts in this  direction up to date and intend to  spare no efforts to keep the record up  to" the'name-high etatn3ard -ju _the  future. "    ���������  Mr, Baker has known ol these immense coal uicasuies at ttlaiimore lor  some years, and it was llirough him  that the attention of the oilier gentlemen was duected to the fit Id.  GEOt.OGY OF TIIK  DlfiTltlCT  The coal measures are said to occur in  a basin on the east side of Crow's Nesj  mountains���������as this partof the Rocky  Mountains lias come lo be known  locally. It is said that the underlying  formation is limestone wliich in turn  rests uni-onfoi-iuaiily against the older  woks which rise from lhe central portion of these mountains, and which  may by their elevation have bioken  through an immense coal, basin which  at one time may have comprised both"  tlie Crow's Nest and Blairnlore fields..  Tl'e oc-ciiri ence of sandstone ui.d shules  separate the numerous seams which  vary from a. determined thickness ot  3) feet down to 4 teet. 'A belt of conglomerate overlying one of the highest  nt these seams ot coal traverses the  countiy contormably with the formation uii'l is traceable for several miles.  The general strike of the coal seams is (  ueaily north and south, with if. dip to  tlie west of at fiom 55 to 00 degiees ns  determined by. it limited observation.  The root of the seams is shales, strong  and tough, and though .somewhat  broken atsutface, show tiy the meagre  development to be less disturbed below.  The lloor is usually sandstone,- where  exposed and it is probable the rule* as  oliserved will hold, good throughout  Ibeaiea. These co.tl* measures ure  undoubtedly of Cretaceous age.  ���������      * DEyKLOp-lfENT  The development consols, of "severa.  trenches or open cuts across the outcrops of the veins or seams and'thi-et  tunnels just st.tt ted tojprove llie'seaui--.  at gi eater depth.       ..      ,*.,.',"������������������  Tunnel No. 1 is being riin trf strike  the iu,iI at au elevation above-tbe  uvei ot nUO feet, and will no doubt be  continued tin several bundled feet and  ciosscuts be run to cut oilier known  seams at depth.'- -i ���������'��������� ���������  T.mnel Nu. 2 is at .in'.elevation about  150 leet higher anil to the west ot No. 1.  i'his will be continue".! for several  hundred feet, then connected wilh No.  1 by an incline to the i-i-n-.it ut.  iii addition to these tunnel-, .t trnss-  cui, tunnel has been started some 700  feet higher than N". :. tunnel, which vs  being driven lo lhe weft lo entail the  exposed seaiii-s al lhis point. Tins al  present constitutes all the woik laid  out, but as development proceeds and  c iiise ,111 ise.-i for it. upenings will be  made.' It is the' intention, of li.e  syndicate to piove the ground as to  quantity of coal and its quality.  Parties who have gone over the  ground recently are not disposed to  make anv detinue estimaies,as ihey say  development would . not, justify lliem.  but it is generally admitted that the  showing and cbaincterislics of the coal  seams justify laige expendituics in  development,-  , The coal isvery firm and free from  grit or stone.���������bone, as the miners call  it���������and signs of t-tnlts are rai e indeed.  One exposure shows a seam of clean  co.tl, 30 feet thick, another seam over  30 feet tnnk is exposed, and otheis  down to four feet are shown by c inland exposures. We have not "been  able tosee analyses of these coals, 'but  have been assured upon reliable  authority tlfat'from-50 to 70 per cent  of carbon is piesent; with from 22 to 23  per cent ot volatile matter, and from  less than 5 to nearly 20. per'cent of  ash." Some ot the seams produce 'a  superior grade of coking coal, while  others aie non-coking but excellent  for steam purposes. ���������"  Transportation ot the best may be  afforded by, building a halfmile spur  from the Crow's Nest'railway ai Blairmore, froin.which point an easy grade  may be obtained. , y  The market for the product of 'these  colleries is excellent in the province of  Albeitn, British Columbia, and in- the  United States. There is demand in  the markets already afforded for  millions of tons additional coal  annually, and the smelting plants of  British - Columbia will hail with  gratitude this new source for coke  supply.  "Predictions as.to tho future of thei-e  Blairmore ro.il fields cannot be made  with any degree of accuracy, but it'  ordinary conditions prevail .they  promise to become' an important  source of supply. Unlike ore, the  product ,of the collieries cannot be  reduced on the grounds except inlo  coke wheie the proper class of coal  exists, but piovidea large* tonnage for  railroads; therefore we may expect to  see some active lailroad building into  tlie field at an ear.ly date; in.fact, it is  positively asserted thut - the . Great  Northern is planning an early in vtisiuu  of the territory with a view of providing themselves, and their patrons in  Jlontan.i and adjacent states with an  abundant supply of coal of a.-supeiior  quality.  noticed that the cat since refused all  food and seemed, kind of .squirmy if  anyone nffeied to touch'it. .On Monday morning one of '.lie children  discovered'sticking out behind the  animal's shoulder what he,took to be a  porcupine quill. On iuve'stigation it  was discovered to be the poitif of a pin.  Thisbeemed interesting and Mr. Gordon undertook its extraction, with the  result that a black hut pin four and a'  half-inches'long with the,iisii.il knob  on the end was taken out of the cat,  which had apparently swnlIo\ve.d the  pin, knob first on* Wednesday of liist  week and had been packing it round  ever, since, fiio ,bleeding ensued,  though .the knob naturally made quite  a wound, wheie it came out. The pin  is in the Hek\ld office and the cat-  according to the latest, bulletin - is  aroiind as usual.. ���������  Census Commissioners in Session. '  R. L. Drury, chief census officer for  the province, arrived from "Victoria  yesterday. ,' TheJ following census  commissioners, and assistant commissioners met him here : A. Bucksworth,  Ymir; -Sum.' Gibbs, Lillooet; C. B.  Lefroy,- Vernon; K. B. Docksteader,  Cody: Thos.,Parker, Rossland; J. -B.  Langley, Fort Steel;, P. T. McCallum,  Grand Forks; J. O. Greene. Golden; W.  Abel, L*te la Hache; W. Tingue. Yale;  J. K. Mori is, Kamloops. Then.* are 14  ^schedules' to be. masteied- and the  instructions will take a couple of days  at least to deliver.*  Easter Excursions.  A rate of one "tare and a thiid for  Eastern holid.iy'tickcts will he given  by the C.' P. R. lo Nil I local p'oints.  Tickets to"be on,sale April *������lh and oth  goodtoieturn up .,to" and Jnclutling  April Sth'.   ..   , _ .     " "- "  Wrath of a Voter  Scorned.  Politics in NewSonlh Wales is quite  as uncertain a game as it is in this  country, nnd the member uf pai liament  who is ungrateful enough to forget his  constituents is likely to hear from  them. The Western Grazier, which is  published at Welconnia. New South  Wales, prints this lotler which tbe  member of parliament fiom the Big  River country icceived not long a������n,  ltwns written by a man who had  applied font job and failed to get it:���������  Dear Sir,���������You're a dam fraud, and  you know it. I don't''nre a rape for  the billet or tho mcliipy cither, but yon  could have got it for nn������ if you wasn't  as ii'ieitii as mud. Two pound a week  ain't any nioai- to me than 10 shillins is  to you, but I object to bein made a  infernil fool of. -Soon after 'you* was  elected hytny hard working, a feller  wanted to bet me that you wouldn't be  in tlio house innren a week beforo you  made a baas of yourself, I bot hitn a  cow on that, hr 'I thought 'ynu ^was  worth it th'en.' After I got your note  saving yqudeclined to ackt in Ihe  matter I duiv. the , cow over, to the  feller's place and told hime.he had won  hei*. ' That's all I got tor howlin meself  horse for you on pole day, and months  befoui*. You not only hurt a man's  pride, but yoii injure him in 'bizness.  I believe you think you will, get in  agen. I don't. . An ��������� what I don't  I hink is of more konsequinCe than you  imagiii. I believe you take a pleshir  in cutting your best fiiends, but wait"  till the clouds mil by an they'll cut-  you��������� just behind the ear ;w,ire the  butcher cots the pig.' Yure no nian.  Y*ure only a tide for a few sqn'aters.  An I don't think youre njuch .'of a  grafter either. Go to hades. I* lower  nieselt ritiugtn a skunk evan tbo I med  him a member of parlurment.    - "  .- ,' i. Got Those Patents at Last..  ' P." R. Peterson has at liist received  the patents for his lots. .It is now some  ���������sixteen, years, since Mr. Peterson  purchased thu.piopeity and about" ten  since he paid his fees for the patents.  Only- give _ the -Department of the  Interior" tiiiie and they get around to  business eventually.        \   ',. '     '.  A BIG RUSH EXPECTED.  W. B. Pool dn the Prospects of the Com  ing Year. Ferguson the Centre o  Attraction.  Manager Pool in conversation  will  i   Herald repiesentative slated thn-  vben  tho  railway  i cached thc sontl  nil   of Trout Lake, tbeie would bo   .*���������  leiiiendoiis nihil into Ferguson from  ill   direi tions   and   the    question    ol  providing accomodation for  the influx  -,f  new   comeis  would be   a  difficult  uisk.   The L.ndean is almost a house  hold woul among milling- men  in  two  "oritiix-ntb and   the   piosperify piom-  ised for years will, he  believed,  see iu  icalization this year.  The B. C. Fisheries,  i We in ,Kootenay perhaps linrdly  lealizesiilllciently the i-noi mons.valui.*  ol the fisheries of the province. British  Columbia stands second of all the  provinces with regard to the value of  ihe. annual production of fish. The  figure is $5,214,074, Novia Scotia being  first with $7,347,004 and Ne,w Brans-  wick thiid with $4,110,601. But in one  single".item this province heads the  whole list as far as worth in dolLus  and cents is concerned, the* annual  catch of salmon in British Columbia  exceeding even the famous cod fisheries  ofthe Maritime pioviuces in value.  The total value of DheBritish Columbia  salmon take in 1899, the last available  returns, was over four millions, while  the total value of the cod fishery of  Nova Scotia. New Brunswick and  Prince Ednard's Island-combined is  not quite .three millions ot dollais.  Delarey is Badly  Defeated.  Pketoria. ' March 25���������Babington's  force,] including Shekelton's .column,  attacked Delareyi fifteen - hnndied  strong, southwest of Ventersdrrp,  and having defeated him, followed him  up rapidly,-with the, result that, the  Biiei* rear giuird w.is driverf in and  their convoy, ine hiding the guns, weie  captured at Vanlb/ink.      >  "With' great gallantry and dash;  they captured ti\6 fifteen pnundeis  guns.* one pom-pom. six Maxims. 320  rounds of big ammunition, and, 15,0fX)  round- of small ammunition. 100  rifles,' 5!* wagons and 24 carts, besides  taking 140 pi isoneis. * . "-.,  "-'"'Our lus-es"-, \vei e - slight. 1-rMany  BlU.s \veie killed'dr woiinded."      *���������   -  They come even before the first Eobiri thesp fascinating goods, and long before  the snow leaves the ground the shrewdest ,women have made thejr choice,  knowing full well-that choosing early give them a chance not enjoyed by later  comers Put-off buj-ingif you will���������we'llserve you well whenever you come,  but if you congt'e-now we can give you a grand selection frpm exclusive novel-  ' ties of more than usual "attractiveness,  ��������� ���������   " ���������  Prominent"iti 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������ricivelty in Cotton  Dress Fabrics and this season can abundantly uphold it. -, We promise you a  charming treat in our immense showing. *.  RESOLUTION OF SYMPATHY.  Gold Range Lodge, No. 26, K. of P.  Revelstoke. March 20th. 1901.  At tbeir. regular meeting held tbis  evening the following resolution of  sympathy was adopt-ed unanimously  und oidered to be entered in the  minutes:  '- Resolved :   That we, the brethi en of  Gold Range Lodge.  No. 2G, K, of P.  desire to give expression of our heartfelt sympatKy to Bro. John Simmons  in the loss sustained by the demise of  his relative. William Ridley, and that  a   notice   of   the above be sent to the  local papers for insertion therein.,  Edgar G. Burkidge,  C. C.  Fred, XV. Mackenrot.  K.'ol R. ind T.  _ ' Naone who would like a.nice new Black Dress or Skirt.should miss the  bargains offered here. There's ai grand choice of fine, materials here Tor knowing shoppers.   ������������������ -'- "'   .    ',  All-Wool Black Fancies!,  Mohair and Wool Fancies.  Plain Black Lustres.  Figured Black Lustres.  Silk and Wool Black Fancies.  A great variet}1" of choice patterns to' choose from, \-ery desirable for full  dresses or separate skirts, perfect dye.    On sale Thurrfday morning.  .  ������SfG BEND PLACERS.  A Rich Field Still Awaiting the Prospector and Investor in thc thc Aurifctous  Gravels ol This Famous Camp*.  As is veiy well known by everyonft  interested in British Columbia mining  mallei*-, the Big Bend was ihescenr of-  one of the very earliest flndsj of placer  gold in lhe province. It is needles,:, tr>  repeat thehiory of the doings in 'GO awl  '87 on Goldstream and French and  McCullongh cieekhor to go orer I he������  record nf operations in deep c)igging*>  t-ince. Tlio main fact to which lhu  Hek.-LD woitld like just.now lo diaiv  attention is tbat tbe possibilities of the  district as a field for the prospeclor  ,������:id tor scientific deep* placer mining  are fni* from exhausted.  Judge Sprout, an old time" .vilhorily  on Koolenrfy has rrmmlied that thero  are including Smith and Kernie, nine  large cre'ek*. on th'e west side of Ihq  Co'lumb'ia, between Ooldstream and  the mouth of the Ctnoe river, in all of  wliich pay grayel has lieen, found and  all are well worthy ot ni-ore careful  attention from prospectors. On - tho  east side; on French"; MtfcuIJougli,  C-ain'p and Eight 31ile" there is still un  extensive area of placer deposits, suitable for hydraulic working, availtble.  Writing in th'e Engineering .ind  Mining Joiunal 1'rot' Nason, who hats,  done .1 goo'd de.il of prospecting  th'rongli'oiit the district, particularly on"  Sunth'c.1 eek." ������ays r  1 "Ihe Big Bond country has been  known to beanrifeifits for the last :w'  years or m'oi e. The country w.*is  pVettythoronghly traversed by-pros,*-,  "fxiclors in tRe early days," but, wilh the  exception of the ftnd*>on Jfreneb c.eek,"  no diggings," were found that could be  worked at ,1 pio.it with access so  difficult and- supplies so high'.- -Even  now practically ther only prospecting  that,ha**been done has beeo on streams  emptying into the Columbia river and  for only .1tew miles fionitlieii mouths'  Again prospecting hits been confined  almost ' exclusively to. auriferous^  gravels, little . or nn.atten'tion .being  paid.iopledges." .In mining the gravels  of tlie streams, not only. of.J-liose otv  which" < placers* are" lwirig workedVlnW .  on' otffers as well." there isfonii'd anionic,  the black sands a liberal sprinkling |o(*  gjilen-i.* .Considering how soft ^ .-iml  friable this mineral is, it seefus as if it  must Have it pretty extensive source in1  oi-der to show.-ts.-ih'uncf.'iiilly as it doe**."'  In the lower sarins the "blue gravel" of,-  the* Califofnians,* there' Ts also found  mucn pyrite," ch'.ilcopyi'i-e and other  sulphides. .'���������-Thes'e are without, exception," s*o far as writer's experience goe--,-  auriferous." AVhethe'r these .-rtirffei ou*-i  and argentiferous snlphfdes'comefroiii'  extensive and workable veins or from  small sti ingers," no one is as yet able to'  say foi* cei'ta'ift'. Nea'r Smith' creek;  several irregular veins"rii.bydro-njic.i  slate 6ave been found tcrcarry gold in  their iron sulphides, but ht* large"  wnrk.-ible veins lisve been found. .  Owing.to th'e difficulties of gaining  access to th'e raoiintains, 'but little .  thorough^ prospecting has .been done  save fur, placer gold' Then, too, the  successful development of Alines in the*  lower co'nntry has attracted the attention of more, prospectors. In the  mountains of the Big Bend snows come  early and remain late, tfi"us..prnctically  liiiiiliiig the season to .it the most,  three month's, July. August'' and September.' .In spite of these drawbacks.,  it|tiss, thc writer's opinion that it  thoiongh' sVaYch" in this section will  meet wit h ureat success. Once a large  mineral belt is developed,' th'e govern-_  ment is veiy prompt and liberal in  aiding mining enterprises bv opening  and maintaining good triils.''  .It.'s pLciti that there is still ooen to"  the prospector a* rich field in this well  known pi.icei* *-nrtip"and now th.tt it i*f  to he placed in easy .^communication  with Kevelstoke by the establishment,  of ,t legul.-ir steaiiilHiat service on the  upper river.'1 heHiC'ftAt.D looks to ���������see.  1 he once fum-m^s placer diggings of I he.  Big Betid .lining once moie inlo-  prominerice.' Scientific methods have;  proved a mi'ccess in Cariboo and theie)  ��������� is no. reason why ihey .should not in'  Bic Bend, now lliat, the' pielluiinai-jr  difficulties nf transportation have been  sui mounted.    '  IF YOU WANT A SKIRT,  MAKE A NOTE OF THIS BAKGAIN.  Twelve SQ.etK.id Separate Skiiti.  and $3.00.   Your choice lor $2.00.  The lot includes Navy Blue Serges.     Former prices .$2.o0  BLACK SATEEN  SHIRT WAISTS  The last time we offered these' Waists we had   not   more  than   half  enough - to go  around  ���������Ibiu&day there will hp an extia supply, but piompt comers will fare the best.  Samples sent to those out of town, who will writ" us for them. Be (explicit when writinz  and state clearly the COfiOR, QUALITY AND PRICE you wish to have.  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  KEID 8c YOUNG.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  ���������Sg-WEivEg.*--*-*^^ ygryg *4*4f* 5  BUSINESS locals;  ���������Women's Wr.ippris at Reid tc  Young's-.  ���������I/ndies' White Ondeiwear *tt Reidt  Si Young's.'  ���������Unt.rimwecl ..ats at the Madison'  Millinery Pailors.  ���������Fur sti ictly fresh laid eggs, go to"  Mrs. K". T.ippiog.  ���������I)ie*-s Goods, new and fashionable,'  at Kcid & Young'*-.  ���������New laid eggs the best in the  nidi ketf������.rsale.    Mrs. K. Tapping.  ���������Fousd- Two keys. Owner ciii  have them by paying for this advt.  ���������Women.s Blouses, all the latest in  material and make, at. Reid & Young's:  ���������TlBii-oughbi-ed white Leghorn eggs  for hatching, apply to Mrs. R. Tapping.  ���������A splendiil line of Plaid Dress.  Goods for children's wear at 25c, per  yard at Reid & Young's.  ���������At the Millineiy opening at tho  Madison Millinery Parlors (Misses  Sli<jp.u-d &J-fell) on Apiil 1st, 2nd ancl  Sill tbeie will be sho wn a In rge and  iK'.mtifiil selection of trimmed hats,  etc., for Easter piu-ch.tsers.  E. A. Hacgpn. of the Mail, returned  -rem East Kootenay List night.  A. E. Benniaon went south on this  morning's train, being summoned  trt -  Kelson by the anuo'.incetneul of the  eleclOK.  \,$t Revelstoke   Heraldl      A HORSE SALE.  Published ln the Interests ot  Berelstofce. Lardeau, Bis Bend, Trout  take, iiliclllewaiet. Albert Caayoa,  Jordan     Pass     and      Easl*  Pass Districts.  A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  tn the Interests of Revelstoke and  Um surrounding districts. Tues-  4j_y������ and Fridays, making closest  connections with all trains.  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In all  i���������hit tho bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  "Mt not neoessarlly for publication.  Address all communications  REtVEJISTOKB HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  1. All correspondence roust be leg-  tbly written on one side of the paper  ���������air*  3. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed -with the  proper name of the writer.  S. Correspondence with reference  ta anything that has appeared ln  another paper must flrst be offered for  publication to that paper before lt  ������an appear ln THE HERALD.  THEIR OWN  FUNERAL.  The "Manitoba     railway    deal   has  W&cttcallr been ratified by tho legislature of the -province, a partisan ma-  Jdrty has won. the dW and the consequences which  are bound to ensue  to the province are almost appalling.  Tie  government   assumes, liabilities  that will  eat up' almost'   the. whole  ���������revenue o������ the province'.   The liabilities are secondary lt Is true and tho  government will only bo called upon  to pay  them if Mackenzo & Mann's  road  cannot pay    the  rental  to  the  BCorthern  Pacific   and   their  own   Interest on bonds out oi tho earnings of  tbelr lines after all expenses of operation have boon paid.    It is .doubtful  if Mackenzie & Mann's company can  wen pay operating expenses in view  oC the fact that last year the linos of  tbs Northern Pacific company In Manitoba, managed by some of the ablest  financiers ia tho world, were operated  at a loss of nearly ?200,000.  The Manitoba government apparently think that Mackenzie & Mann  can achieve irnat the Northern Pacific with all the trunk facilities failed, to do, and 'earn aobut SGOO.000 per  xanum in addition. ,  Shortly after assuming office Mr.  aobln aserted that the province of  Manitoba was very hard up for  money , that there was not sufficient resources available for current  expenses and now without tho slight-  ���������est amelioration of conditions then  existing, we find him assuming liabilities that will oat up nearly every  cent of the annual revenue of the  province.  The deal is the most scandalous in  the history of the Dominion, as the  people of Manitoba will yet And out  to their cost. It is the outcome of  the acceptance of a principle ^without  paying attention to detail. Its rati-  -"-fijation-in-the- legislature shows up the  worst, sides of hidebound party politics.  Every newspaper that comes to  band tells of some fresh lynching at-  trodty across the line. It.now_.ap-  peara as if the peoplo have so little  faith in the "machinery of the law  that they mete out punishment to  criminals with their own hands.  Lynching, i.s growing in favor and if  not checked ln time will proceeds  apace and It will not l>o long until  the mobs will vent their disfavor oh  other than criminal negrors.  There aro signs that Mrs. Nation  will aoon cease to figure ln bar -oom3  aad the newspapers. Out of the cell  where she is sending the time till  the court which is to try her for her  ongoings shall meet, she issued an  order to her gang -of "home defenders"  toiling them what to do in a local  election contest. The defendenrs have  rcCosed. she denounced them as liars  and devils: and they In turn have  repudiated her. She may have to  go on her next crusade with nolioily  to applaud, which i* probably the  worst punishment a woman of her  Kind could undergo.  In discussing the Crows Nest coeal  fields matter the Fernie, B. C, Free  Press says: Every man in Fernie  is laughing at the scare talk about  coal being drained away by the proposed connection with thc Great  Northern. We have here 250.000 acres,  carrying seams that aggregate 130  feet. Cut it down 200,000 acres with  190 feet of coal seams, and we have  ������0.009,000,000 tons of coal. If we  ssreil our output to 10,000 tons a day,  we will exhaust this supply ia tho  -year of grace 8,500. Long before that  date the men who are trying to prevent the building of railways ia  British Columbia will have no need  ai coat  A Dequisition on Well Bred  Horses of  Interest to Breeders.  The second  of tho Ontario provincial auction sales of registered stock,  under   tho   auspcoa   of   tho   Domnion  Breeders'   association,   was    hold    nt  Ottawa on March 6, says  the Montreal Star.   Thn attendance was not as  largo as at tho Guelph    sale,    thero  being only, fivo or six hundred present,  as  against somo - two thousand  at tho western salo,  but tho gathering was a  thoroughly  representative  one, and included ��������� breeders  not only  from   Ontario   and   Quebec,   but   also  from tho Maritimo provinces, and the  United  States.    Hon,  Sydney Fisher,  and Hon. John Dryden, the dominion  and   provincial  ministers  of   agriculture,   wero   also   in   attendance,    together with several members of parliament, who aro interested in stock.  Tho sale was held in thc carriage  building   at  the   exhibition   grounds,  which   had  been  specially    fitted  up  for tho occasion.   As regards slzo and  accommodation, it suited tha purpoao  vory well, but unfortunately, it was  an extromely cold day, and as thero  was no means of heating the building  those   present   wero   anything    but  comfortable.   With this exception, tha  arrangements wero nil that coald bo  desired  and  tho sale waa  conducted  without a hitch.   George Jackson., of  Port  Perry,  wielded  tho  hamster  to  the satisfaction of all concerned,   and  contributed largely to tho success ofthe sale. ..He was assisted by T. W.  McDermott of Ottawa, and it ia worthy  of remark as showing a desire to encourage these  sales  that  both  gent-  lemont  gave   their    services   ffeo  of  charge  Thn sale was opened by Hon. Sydney Fisher, who expressed his pleasure at the action of the Ontario board  of   agriculture in inaugurating these  sales and predicted  that they *c/ould  speedily result in a marked improvement, in the live stock of the country.  It had been objected to by-some of  thoso  who  had examined  the  cattle  that they  were rather  thin   in  con-  diton.   but   this   Mr.   Fisher  thought  was an advantage, as lt would onabls  the  breeders  better  to judge of  the  quality.     An   interesting    statement  was mado to the minister   in regard  to the tuberculosis test   for animals  going across tho border.    Last week,  he said, he .went to Washington and  secured a modification of 'the regulations existing relating.to the tent of  all   animals    entering    tho    United  States, eo that, in future the _certificate of the Dominion department   of  agriculture 'would   be 'recognized   by  ths Washington, authorities.    If - Americans - present ~ purchased  stock    at  the sale the animals would be tnste'd  fro by tho officials of his department  and the certificate would be honored  at tho frontier.  The salo was    in  several  respects  somewhat of a surprise.    At Guelph.  the demand  was almost entirely  for  Shorthorns;    the dairy breeds were at  a  discount  and -found  but few  purchasers.    This,   of    course,   waa  not  difficult of  explanation.       Guelph  is  tho centre of tho beef raising district  and consequently it was but natural  that dairy cattlo should be somewhat  of a "drug on tlie markot there.    -At  Ottawa it was expected that the Jesuits   would   be   different.     Dairying  is tho principal agriculturel  industry  of the district which thc Ottawa sale  was  Intended  to    serve    and   it waa  thought that there would be no difficulty in disposing of some good dairy  cattle there. Accordingly quite a number of Ayrshlres, together with a few  Holsteins  and Jerseys,  were put up,  hut to tho surprise of all concerned,  the demand for    these    was  by    no  means brisk and the sale, like the one  at   Guelph, was largely a Shorthorn  sale.    This   breed    was  the  xavnrita  and  brought, good    prices  in  almost  every instance, and thero is no doubt  that  double   the  number   could   nave  been-sold had they been of thc same  quality as those disposed of.  Just  why   the   dairy   cattle  should  have been at a discount it,is difficult  to say.   It  is  true  that  as  a-whole  they  wore not In  as  good  condition  as   tho Shorthorns, and that some of  the   Ayrshlres   brought   good   prices,  but on the other hand some went for  less      than    lt  was     expected   the7  would bring. A nine months old Ayrshire'bull  calf  wont  for  $9,   a prlci*  at which  it would  make cheap veal,  as  ono breeders said:     another  bull  $19, a Guernsey bull all tho way from  ______pi_an__ N. .S..  the  p_nly__-one_so!d.  "realized $35: flve Jersey bulls;" wer������"  entered; but only one was sold and  he went for $15: "and three Holsteln  bulls of good breeding brought $22.  ?59 and $37 respectively.  The sale was more, or leas of a  surprise in that the prices 'realized  all round were considerably better  than those at Guelph. This was particularly the case of the Shorthorns  At Guelph the average price was  about $75 for bulla and $95 for fa-  males, whilo at Ottawa tho prices  were $135 and $141 respectively. At  Guelph the highest price secured for  any animal waa,$315. while at Ottawa  the handsome sum of $305 was realized for a Shorthorn bull. The total  ' proceeds ot the Ottawa Kale wi-ro  $5S72. for 68 cattle and ISO!) for Hi  swine, making a grand total of $62BS.  Thirty Shorthorns brought ttllii. an  average of $137.1(5. Thc lowest price  was $55 and tho highest $503. One  Hereford cow in calf went far S10O.  Two wore withdrawn on account of  tho bids not rnaching anywhere like  the price ot tho animal.-;. Thirty-two  Aryshires sold for $1289, or an averaga  for each of $46.81. One Guernsey bull  sold for $35. Three Holstenina brought  $109, or an average of $36. One Jersey went for S15. The -"< swir.o  brought an average of $1C.2*>.  Taken as p. whole the animals were  undoubtedly better than those put up  at Guelph, but. there were some  individual animals ot n������t loo i-.ood  quality. As at Gucipli the buyers  were extremely critical, and if th*3  sales had no other result they would  be of untold valuo as showing that  it is quality that counts every time.  As soon as a fine animal was put up  the bidding was brisk and the price  was ruu up in short order; wh������*n on  the other hand an animal of poor  quality was brought in the bidn were  few and far bptween, and no one  seemed over anxious to Recur'.* If-  Some of those who entered stock  were ooubtles.-. ili-ssatisfied with (his  btatfi of affair:-,, but .is a rule both  buveis and sellers were well pleased  anil it is -'-���������.'lfe to say that tlio nils  V.-.T-; oa the whole ;i pronounced f-xie-  csrs.  The Shorthorns, as has bean said,  brought good prices. Twenty bulls  sold for $2,715, an average of $135 or  SCO better than the average at Guelph.  The highest price paid was $505  which was given by tha Prince Edward Island go-ernmeat for Triumph,  a handsome 16 month* old roan, bred  and contributed by Hon. John Dryden. Triumph "was sired by Revenue,  and belongs Jo tho celebrated Crulek-  shank's Lavender family. Mr. Dryden; it is said, would; havo disposed  of him privately for $350 or $400. and  haa therefore good reason to bo satisfied with the result, of-tko sale. The  Prince Edward Island government  purchased another, handsome well  bred bull, Patrician, for which they  paid $230. Patrician was sired by  Coldstream Lad, 24808, and was. bred  and contributed by Jeffrey Braa..  Whitby. A nico young bull or royal  brooding and of the true boef type,  was-bred by William Ormston. Jr.. o������  Columbus, Ont., was purchased by W.  McGarry. of McGarry," Ont.. for $225.  This bull was slrod -. by Hon. John  Dryden's Reveller, another of whose  get was disposed of for $150 'to Alex.  McTavish, of Carleton Place-, Poter  Cochrane, of Almonte, paid $180 for  an excellent young bull of good character, bred by Alex. McKonie. Columbus. Ont. One of tho few that went  to Quebec was purchased by A. M.  Deschenes. of St. Roques. for $130.  This was a bull of excellent vedlgroa*  tracing back tothe famous Barmpton  and Vice Consul and waa bred by  Orlmston. o������ Columbus. G. H. Tabor,  of Beechgrove, bought a nlco straight  smooth bull for the South Onslow  Farmers' club for $110. Two Shorthorn bulls, whose dams-'are noted  milkers brought $105 each, one going  to Thos. Cox, of Buckingham, and Uio  other to Thos. Little, of Beechbnrg.  Ten females were 60ld at the very-  good average of $141. all of them entered by the same breeder. John  Bright, of Myrtle, Ont. .Seven of  them went to Mr. A. M. Todd, a manufacturer of Kalamaoo, Mich., who" "has  recently gona extensively Into cattle  raising. Thu other three were bought  by Mr. E. B. Elderkln, ot Amherst,  N. 8., who subsequently resold them  to Mr. Todd, a������ that all the 10 females go across tho border. Among  those bid in by Mr. Todd was qooea  Alexandra, a handsome eight months  old roan, for which hn paid $310. Att-  other was Lady Roberta, a nlco 17  months old animal of the fashionable  color, for which he gave $200. Prla-  cess lga, also a red, 17 months old.  cost him $100, and for' an aged  cow of good quality he gave $155.  The other three wore young heifera  from. 12 .to IB months, which he ae-_  cured for $150, $135 and |7S reanec-  tlcoly. Mr. Blderkln's purchases were  all young animals. A nice-roan, 11  months old, was knocked down to  him at $120. and for the'other two he  paid $89 and.$88. .   .     .  , The'Ayrshlres. were- rather a poor  lot.- There were some good onea  among them, but most .of them were  of nothing more than ordinary  quality. Twenty**soven bulls were  sold at prices ranging from $130, to  $9, the average being a trifle over  $40. The one that headed the Hat  was Glenora Daisy King, a handsome  whlto and red 18 montha old of good  pedigree, bred by W. W. OslllTie. Of  Lachine Rapids, Que., and bought by  Mr. W. C. Edwards.' M. P.. of Roek-  land, Ont. A nice white and brown  aged bull bred by Robt. Robertson,  of Compton, Que., and second prize  winner at tho Ottawa exhibition ast  year, went to J. W.. Bogart. Mora-  wood. Ont.. for $65. and an 18 months  old, nearly all white, bred by Reid  & Co.. of Hlntonburg. Ont.. was  knocked down to J. McCord. Prescott,  at the same figure. Three others  sold at $60 apiece, one brought $18.  five went for $40.each, and with the  exception of two that - wet*e knockpd  down at $9 and $10 respectively, the  others brought' prices running from  $35 to $20.  The cows made a much better  showing. Five of the six "catalogued  were sold for a total of $435, an average of $87. or over twice as much as  the bulls realized. Wm. H. 8ulllvan.  of City View, paid $100 for Lily of the  Snow, a three year old. aired by Tom  Brown, the celebrated World's Fair  prize winner, and bred by Dr. .Mac-  dougnll. of Russell, Qp____ Loncairn.  sired by Glencatrn III., and bred by  Kobert Reford. Ste. Anne de Bellevue,  Quebec, was secured by J. G. Cark, of  Ottawa, for $99. Ethelayr, also sired  by Glencalrn III., and whose dam  has a record of 63 pounds of milk  per day, went to S. Fee. Cummings'  Bridge, Ont.. for $85. and Minnie  Clyde, a three year old heifer, that  comes of a heavy milking strain, was  bought by Clark, of Ottawa, at the  same figure. Another of Mr. Re-ford's  stock, an 13 months old, sired by  Napoleon of Aucherbrain, went to T).  Lennox, of Leltrim. Ont.. for $75.  -Yhd the people full of prunes.  Coming Back to Alberta.  They'll bo coming back to Alberta  When a year or two has flown.  Wo shall   know    when   they're    approaching  When wo hear them weep and moan.  ���������They'll-.'be coming back to Alberta  And they'll bespecklod with the fllea,  They'll be coming on tho hog train.  They'll be coming on tho ties.  They'll bo coming soro and needy.  Full of oaths and woo and bile.  And they wont look like tho farmers  That went away in style,  "And the fatted calf won't perrish  To return their sores and bumps.  For the beast was not intended  To rollove a raco of chumps.  '.���������-.������������������ o   AN OFFICIAL CHARGED  ANOTHER LYNCHING  ..THE GROUSERS RETURN.  Car loads of American settlers baTe  comemnced to ponr into the Northern  part of Alberta, says the Innisfail  Free Lance. On Friday a car full  from Idaho passed through the town  leaving Its quota at the several points  along the line. Letters are received  daily from our Yankee cousins enquiring about these parts. The expressed intention cf whole American  colonies to crop their lands ia the  Northern States, as they cannot sell  lt, and then pull for . Alberta- and  make preparations for Immigrating.  The" enterprising Yankees can see  from the distance that Alberta Is tha  "land of promise." and will sell out  In his own land hin little all. and  seek better, times in a new country,  where the times are bright and tha  outlook prosperous. They do not find  land -sharks here ready to receiva  them with open arm-s. and then dupe  them Into buying unprofitable  stakes, but arc "left entirely to their  own discretion; if they don't like tbe  lay of the land they can go back from  whence they came. is th<? past.  many from across the- Border struck  these parts and, not 3ndlng "The  Golden Kldorado" of their dreams  where wealth wa3 o������ no consideration  to the natives and could be had for  the taking. left in disgust to follow  their old life of hard work and burdensome taxation. The following  poem which wp got from an American  if not original., he says it is his own.  production, is most appropriate in describing those grousers who leave  these parts and swear It is unfit for a  white man to live in: are gone about  a year and then slide in again persuaded that it is "as good as is goiln'  anywhere."  Going Away From Alberta  Tliey are going away from Alberta.  They are going on the cars  They have hitched their little wagons.  To the smoothest set of stars.  They have left their little homesteads  In this cold and snowy north,   ���������  They are going away from-Alberta  To the dry and sunny south.  And their pockets now are bulging.  For they're sold off all their good*.  And .they'll spend their little fortune  In the dry and dismal woods.  Where  the  swamps   are  full  of  serpents  Aad the mosquitos full of tuaes.  Tho climate full ef ajrae,  A Galician States That the Government Interpreter Robs Him.  The Edmonton Post says:  On Wednesday an old man named  Matwig Gach, from Austrian Galicia,  sat in Mr. Micewitz's music store  weeping. "My friend," he said tn Mr.  Micewltz, "help me. It was all that  I had for all my life. It was tho  savings of my grandfather, my father  and myself. I have a wife and nine  children and this loss leaves mc very  poor. It is not right that we coma  to this country to bo treated so. In  our country the gorernment officers  are hard with their taxes, out they  protect ua. They do not rob us or  allow ua to be robbed. It Is very  hard."  Of what did this   man   complain?  Hern is his story.     He arrived' hero  last June with 1910 guilder ($764) ln  his possesion wishlag to change tha  money he applied to Government Interpreter Wagner and the latter said  that the best thing to bo:done was to  send   the   money  to   Morewitts,  the  banker at   Hamburg.     Mr.   Washer,  being a ' government    official,    Gach  gave him the money wlthoat hesitation.     This waa on the   Sth of Jane  last.     Bear that date ln   mind for it  will lie found'to dovetail with another  presently.     The money was neat off  and Gach     sat down     to wait      A  month'-went' by and no answer. The  Gachs live out    at Beaver lake-and  they anxiously waited the money aa  It was.all they had   ln tho   world.  They began to grow uaeasy and as  Mr. Wagner Bald that   he had heard  nothing, Gaeh's son, wrote   to Morewitts, the'banker at Hamburg, asking  him what had become ot tha money.  Morewitz   answered,   asking     young  Gach to Bend him aU'particulars, of  the transaction, "as ho- had thousands  such on hlB books, and'all tho details  would     make     it clearly traceable.  Young Gach wrote again, tho answer  he' got was that the ' money to   the  value, of 1800 guilder had beenaent  to Matwig Gach, care'of Philip Wagner, Edmonton.     Now,   lt waa   not  understood by'-Gach that the money  was'to  be returned  la  care  of Mr.  Wagner;      He believed    that    Morewitz, the Hamburg banker, would return the money direct to htm. Matwig Gach.     Gach applied to Mr. Wagner for the money, but the latter declared that he not received it. Young  Gach  again  wrote to  Hamburg,  and  Morewitz roplied that' the moner naa  been  sent to Gach, care of Wagner.  at Edmonton, that Mr. Wagner   had  received the letter' as the records of  the post office showed, and he, Morewitz.  advised Gach   .to    notify    the  police and have Mr. Wagner arrested.  Then search  for the    record ot the  letter began.     No trace of any letter  sent to Gach could be found. _*. Then  it struck the searchers jto' look for a  letter adrdosesd to Mr.c Wagner.  On  the 12th of July there was Mr. Wagner's signature . for a    letter. -   Mr.  Wagner was  taxed  with  having  received thiB letter, and then he remembered that he had received, tho letter  and asked where it was. he answered  that ho had lost it.  It will be remembered that Gach  says that he gave Mr. Wagner 1910  guilder to send to Hamburg. Morewitz' says that ho returned 1800 guilder, so that between Gachs' parting  with the money and Morewltz's reply  100 guilder had disappeared somehow.  It was on the*5th of June that Mr.  Wagner sent tho money to Hamburg.  On the 6th of June the Imperial Bana  here exchanged a 100 guilder. Aa  fhe money was paper curerncy no  record was kept of the transaction.  We give the facts as those who have  taken up Gaeh's case relate them. -  On Wednesday Matwig Gach visited  the -police' baracks and under oath  laid Information against Philip Wagner that he, Phlip Wagner, did. having therefore received for htm, the  said Matwig Gach the sum- of- $723.  with a direction to hand the same' to  _hIm,__the,-eaid_Matwig_Gach,i_and_jn.  violation of good faith and contrary  to the terms of said direction, fraudulently and unlawfully and without  color of right convert to hia own use  and did thereby steal the said sum of  money.  ' Upon this .information Mr. Wagner  was arrested on Thursday and taken  to the police barracks, where he waa  balled by Captain Matz'and E. Grler-  son in bands for $2,009.  The Crown prosecutor, previous to  this, when-appealed to by Mr. Micewltz to take up the caw* declined to  do so, because there waa lasnfficient  evidence. Sergeant Aston applied to  to the Crown prosecutor with llko'  result, so Gach retained Mr. H. C.  Emery (with him Mr.' W. A. Griesbach. as Junior) as private prosecutor. Why Jt might be naked has not  the Crown prosecutor taken any cog-  nzaace of this case. Did he. when  Sergeant 'Aston ask him to take up  the matter defend Mr. Wagner, saying that he would not do such a thing  and If Mr. Wagner had done lt, what  had he done with the money? Did  hf* at any time look Into the merit*  of Gaeh's cose and determine If an  uctlon would lie? These are questions that Gaeh's friends are asking.  The accused, Philip , Wagner, waa  brought before Mr. John A. Mc-  Dotigal at the police barracks this  afternoon for hearing. He was defended by Mr. Bown. Mr. E.. C.  Emery appearing as private prosecutor  having associated with him an junior  counsel, Mr. W. A. Griesbach. Mr."  .Tames Ross, assistant postmaster, waa  under examination in reference to  the recepit of the letter aa we go to  ���������press.  Tha Murderer of a Woman in Texas  Dies at the' Stake-7-Flvo Thousand  Witnessed the Death of the Negro  Corsicann,   Texas, March 16.���������John  Henderson,  the 'negro  who  outraged  aiid  murdered 'Mrs.   Younger   several  daya  ago.  aftor    making, a. complete  confession, was  burned  at. tho 3tako  this afternoon by a mob in   tho presence of more than 5000 people.  Hendorson had-boon taken to Hllls-  boro in fear of. tho mob. that gathered  in this city soon after his arrest.  Last night the offlcora in charge of  tho 'negro started to tako him to  Fort Worth for safety. When the  train reached Itasca tho officers wore  overpowered and the negro taken  from them by citizens of the county,  who had g'ono there for that purpose.  Honderson was then brought hore.  When confronted with proof of hia  guilt he confessed tho crime. Preparations were made to put him to  to death by fire. Tho town was filled with people, most of them armed,  and tho sheriff .could do nothing  against their will. Sovon carloads of  peoplo came from Ennls, Texas. Several citizens made strong appeals to  tha multitude to let the law intervene, and assured those clamoring  for the negro's quick oxecution. that  he would be punished. Theso appeals  availed nothing.  At 10:45 a.m. oa Iron polo was  erected in tho courthouse yard in full  view of 5000 people who had assembled thereabouts. A committee that had  been*'appointed to see the ���������risoaer  secured a confession from Henderson,  Justice of tho Peace Roberta:  "I, John Henderson, colored., 23  years old. murdered an unknown  white woman three miles north ot  Corsicana. the 6th "of March. 1901.  Thero waa no one present but myself,  the woman and two little children;  I.murdered her and.left her In tho  house" without any sintention of robbing hor. I don't know, why I did it.  "JOHN HENDERSON."  The flrst'train this morning on tho  Cotton Belt from Hillsboro waa. bo  crowded that it'could, carry no more.  Runners were sent over the country  announcing tha arrest of Hendersoa  and his arrival here, and all th'e  morning peoplo had been swarming  into the city to take part ln or witness tho execution 1 of penalty to ba  inflicted' upon the negro.  After hia confession it was decided  to burn him at' tha' stake at 2 o'clock  but'newa waa received of rangers and  troops en route from Dallas,' due  at 12 "o'clock, and hurried preparations were 1 made to'" anticipate .Interference. A' railroad' rail' waa driven  into the ground in the corner of the  court house .lot- and -boxes and wood  piled around it and,. saturated with  oil. The crowd increased'to about  2000 at 11 o'clock.  About 40 mado a rush from the Jail  across the etroet to tho court house.  In their midst was tho negro, handcuffed. The mon formed* a circle,  holding on to a chain, which completely surrounded Henderson to prevent an attempt of tho enraged people  to get at him and tear him -to  pieces. , They rushed to tho pile ot  wood and prepared for the flre.fast-  ening the .negro to tho iron rail with  wire .and chains. "Cans of oil were  daBhod over his clothing and dozens  of lighted matches touched the - in  flamable material. At that time -the  fire alarm bell was rung, and the  stores of the city were deserted and  tho streets were full of.men rushing to the court house ground to witness the burning.  As the " pile was fired Conway  Younger, husband of the dead woman, jumped at Henderson and slashed him across the face with a knife.  As the flames encircled the negro and  ran over his clothing the crowd yelled and yelled and. Younger again  attempted to cut* the murderer.  At no time during" the burning did  Henderson give any sign. of pain or  suffering. He rolled his eyes so as to  get a glimpse of' the sea of angry  faces which surrounded him, and his  hands-moved slightly.- It was about  10 minutes before he was, dead, during which time the movements of his  hands were becoming feebler.. At no  time' did he make any outcry other  than orice a groan.  At 11:30 Lee French, husband of  the victim of the negro Anderson  Norris, who. beat her to death last  November with a 'piece of iron pipe,  and who was. taken from, the . jail  lost week by . tho officers, and 'cor*:  ried.to'a ylace of, safety, climbed "a  tree and- made an < Impassioned speech  to. the crowd, asking them to help  -hlm-get=the"-murd6rer-and-dcal-with  him as they had Just dealt with Henderson. The crowd yelled- back that  they would assist. ' '  The northbound Central train arriving here at -12'o'clock was crowded  with people from the -southern "part  of the county; who expressed 'disappointment at being too late.' There  wae no militia on-board.  J. Hill, hia wlfo and five .children  wert bnrnodta death near. .WUUatoa,  Ohio.1 '   o '���������  An 11 year old Quebec child named  Roy,' hae won a $20,000 musical p'rlne  ln New: York.  Postmaster   General  reached London.  Mulock    has  J. M. SCOTT, B.A.. L.L.B  '. -Mtottor, Notary Puttie.. Bte  Avenue, Ravelsfeoka StoUbn.  ICooa-jr to Loan  HARVEY, McCARTER & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors., Eta.  SolleXora    Cor    Imperial    Bank     ot  Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent  Offices:    Molsons Bank Block  First Street, Revelstoke Statloa, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Jfflca  -Mackenzie Avenue, Rovetetok*  Surgeon to the C. P. &  Health Officer. City of Revelstola*  Muthodlat Church, Revelstokt  ?S������?ln������ Mrvlcea at ll a. m.  and r.S9f������.to. Class-mooting a������ the  eloae of the morning service. Sabbath school and Bible class at aeaa.  Weekly prayer meeting every "Waa.  needay evening at 7:30. The caNtt  are cordially Invited.   Seats tnaT^  BHT.aj.THOMPSON,   Paa&fir.  The steamers Tung Chow and W.  Tung, which for years have held the  records among tho coast liners of tho  Orient, are stated to have been pas-  chased by the C. P. R. company for  tne SKogway route. Thoy will bo  brought across the Pacific next  month, when it is likely thoir names  will lio changed. Tho boats nre ;>50  feet in length, 34 feet beam nnd IS  foot hold, two masts, one funnel, and  n capacious forward: straight bows  with acoommodatlOQ far at least 200  passengers. Baob boat has two sets  ot tripla expansion engines with 19,  3* and 5* Inch cylinders, 33 Inch  of IN pounds pressure and the indicated horsa power Is 1.4*9. The gross  toanajf* la 1^3M with 766 aet register.  IMPERIAL B/\NK.  OF CANADA  Ilend Office. Toronto.  Capital  Autnorized,    -    $2,900,000.00  Capital Paid Up, $2,458,609.00  Hast, JI.70O.000.O0  ~     DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,  President  T.R.Merrltt,VIce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Huj-h   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas Rodgers  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHE3  North Wee: and British Columbia:  Brandon.     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HZ.ARN.  ������'-������i-***- W������T������T������loh<> "Bra**-*-  If the woman at work should make  answer to the other woman, she might,  perhaps, say: "You never had to scrub  and clean when your back ached so that  it seemed that every movement would  break it in two.*������c It's bad enough for a  woman to suffer. Bat when she must  suffer and slave at the same, time sha  reaches the limit of her endurance.  Weak women who have been made  strong by the use of Dr. Pierce'9 Favorite Prescription, recommend it to others  as a godsend. It establishes regularity,  dries weakening drains, heals inflammation and ulceration and cures female  weakness.  ������I hava bee* -dllng ������o-iu<- t'au- now, facing  troubled with ftmala w-=������kne������*,������ wrlttn ��������� Mra.  Won. K. JohMoa, of Avondnlo, Chester-Co., Fa.  <>E-renr mo-ath I would have to ne oa uy back.  X tried manv dilferent medicines an/ i.othlnp  rava ma relief until I begau Dr. Pierce'* tiiedl*.  clnai, uaiii-r two bottle* of ' Favorite freicrip-  tion'and two'pf- 'Golden Medical Dincorery.'  Theac medtdnea havo cured me.- '-When I began  your treatment I waa not able to do my much,  but now I do the work for tnr family of nine,  and feet better to-day than I hare for a year.*  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure bi!U  iouaness and eiek headache. They do  not create the pill habit."  8t Peter's Churoh (Auction),  Eight e.m_. -Holy Eucharist; 11  am, nattas, Utany and sermon (isrir  Eucharist, flrst Sunday ta tha moath).*1  ������:������ Saaday sekool, or eUMsfir  service; 7:80 evensong (ohoral) WBM  sermon. - Holy, Daya���������Tha EMy  Baohartst la oetebrated at T a.m. ast  a.BL, aa aaaaoaead. Holy TliijUHwii  altar Saaday school at 8:1*.  C. A. PROCUNBBR, Vte&r.  Preahytarlaa Church  Serrica - every . SoaJtay    at 11  aa* ?.H ������m.   Bible Class at 8:S0  a. to vMeh all at* welcome. VMn  meetSaa at 8 p.m. every Wadaaaa  RHT. w. a CALDEZt, Pastor.  Roaoaa Cathatlo OhwcK  S������t aad third    Samdaya la  moatb aft !���������:*��������� a.m. \ .,j-   SBV. 7ATHEB THAYB3EL  Salvation Army '1  Meatlag srery alght la thoir  oa treat street.  ���������S-^^J^-f^^-f^-f.*^^^  Revelstoke Herald  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  la tne Ieadlns newspaper Qt  tha great' mining districts of  West Kootenay. It gives all  tha latest^ mining,, telegraphic and local.news, written up  la authentic, reliable and Nad-  abl* axttdaa from no-iMatte-  aUa Ififonnatton. " It������ eafoys  a large circulation and, la cob-  tawaeatly nmaqaalled aa ������  advertising medium , In 4*������  ������etd In which It U paWfahsd.  Subscription $2,00 Per fiunfi  $1.25 For Six-Months,    .  Strietli in fltaGe.   .  It takes a foremost piace In  1 tha race for prominence and <  popularity with business  houses and as a oonsoauence  doea more business with  those requring printed, statl**  emery and office aappUea than'  " i^"ot^^ntingr<������tabIIsh-"-  ment in Eastern;BritbA Oolr  -ambla. The class, of, irork  turned out haa been ptonooa-  esd equal to any thing of'tfes  kind executed ln tha large  ettlsa by much larger print*  "ertea.  Job Printing Department  Is equipped with the latest  ~fkees in type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  la' handled by exprtencad  -vorkmeai who thoroughly understand the proper use of the  awtarlal at. their dispose*.  Tha Herald doeajaot claim ta  ba the oaly printing hoese la  the dlatrict bnt It dsas elate  ta be .  Thoroiiihlii Up-To-Date In  Every PartiEillar  And in 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 ot  the'kind ln British Columbia.,  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. AU. work,  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. One price to alL  'No. job-can be too large or  too small for The' Herald's  conSWeratlon. Special attention given  to'.orders >y .mall.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietoi-.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  gtgigigi&gigigtgigj&^i  .i,  -'1  :-7i\  M  31 /'  Si  ShMMnMIWM  TELEGRAPHIC  *��������� tendon, March 18.���������������ugh Oakley  Arnold, former parliamentary secretary to the admiralty, explained the  aavy proposals of the government  It was proposed to havo 154,575 mon  available to man the fleet, of which  118,626 should bo' on tho active list,  18,650 on tho royal naval reserve list  and 7.300 on the royal fleet reBervo  list.  ' "The"government, he went on to explain, would ask for nine million  pounds for construction, the largest  sum ever appropriated, out of which  JS new vessels were to be started.  Proceeding to analyzo the estimates, Mr. Arnold gave all particulars as to the condemnation of  the Belleville boilers. Ho dreaded  that even with the demise la the  ponding construction. England ' held  preeminence in the rapidity of ship  building.  "The admiralty, holds no exaggerated notions as to tho value ol^submarine boots,' he remarked      but we  . have collected a great deal ������f information which lt Is proposed to uso  to the full value."  Gibraltar. March 18^-JTao steamer  Oehir, which left Portsmouth Satur-  5Sy 'afternoon with tha Duke ���������������*  Duchess ot Cornwall aad York on  board has probably been caught la  ST South cist gale thai has driven  several email vessels ashore and de-  SK thePeninriula & Oriental liners  the Werra, at Gibraltar.   * .    "  : Rain has fallen steadily for ftjro  days and'the stands from which tta  Duke or Cornwall and York will re-  vSathm garrison troops.la now the  centre of a lake. _^���������__.-,  London. March "���������-A^frlar*C^  ^ %.nn from Mens������. Uganda, saya  SLtttUTS? considerable excltem������t  JntJiat part of Africa owing to the  irtbmttOM Mahommedaa Mafadl ������  SJShet "whS has proclaimed himself  ESS'K*- of a new doctrine^  ���������Tha new prophet's name-la Mnludzi  a^BnK' T was?the Princl^XiTlam  .������S oALTrmer *>$**������������������  la mainly on ������������������"���������'^J^ttaS  * stitted;     ,   . - ������ p.ui.De������������uledo  ' paris.Karcn,19-*^?Xo^eec-  has telegraphed a W*mdtaaxuie  '   oad9 ^���������Meb������?n*frfha^olved  ice on the part of M. ^^_2 .Jd  .    insist upon tarrying on the duel ana  - it has been declared OB. ���������  Montreal, '. March *������������*������ ~������*  "- trooper of Strathcona's Howe there u  ItHJa deferred, pay command corporals and ninw set their pay in  proportion **r. r. w. *ayiu������.  t'uP linrV of Montreal, is authorized  to Day It and to him all thoso who  haw art yet drawn their pay must  ��������� apply. When the regiment went to  South Africa ��������� they were paid one  shilling'and three pence-per day from  - tho time they' reached   Cape   Town.  *i> Lord Strathcona decided to give -the  mon tho highest    Canadian    service  pav, namely 75  cents    for    troopers  - and correspondingly for   the   ranks.  This difference between Imperial pay  'and  75  cents  per -day amounts    to  $174.23 eaeh for troopers.  Tien Tsen, March 19.���������Tho   Anglo-  Russian dispute situation is unchanged.     The   French   troops   aro quiet-  Over 40 arrests nave been made.  '    London, March. 19.���������There is a disposition here to think too   much has  been made of the .Anglo-Russian incident at Tien Tsen and a more hopeful view of the affair is taken today.  .This is-added by the statement contained in the Pekin despatch.to the  Ixmdon Times which is taken fo mea  .that the combined efforts of the interested powers are having the effect, of  causing St. Petersburg to check any  tendency to undue   aggreeiveness on  tne part of ,the Russian   representatives in China.     The comment of yesterday evening's newspapers here repeat thc views of the.majority of the  i... morning   papers, namely that   diplomacy.will smooth the'-points of fric-  - tion'. .There Is no confirmation of this  statement'-in other quarters, but it  has an air of extreme probability and  .__i_;_wlll^be_read.-by__.Bngland__Iwith feel:  ings of'considerable relief.  .   Virden, Man.,   March   19.���������Premier  Roblin spoke here last night on the  railway deals. a About 500    farmers  from the   surrounding   country wore  'present.     The explanations'made by  the premier were entirely satisfactory  to the large   audience.- ' Resolutions  -    were passed approving of the deal.  ' 'London.   March   IT.���������General - Kit-  - chener  telegraphs    that    Lieutenant  Colonel Parka, column*brought In the  notorious general, Abel Rasmus, with  his family..  Oensrol      Kitchener    reports     the  "   following under Friday's date:.  "Yesterday  a' column - under    Lieutenant  Colonel  Parks,    of    the   Devonshire  regiment, operating from Lydenburg,  captured  a Boer  laager  nt Kragera-  poort   Oae Boer was killed, and flve  wounded, and 32 taken prisoners.   A  quantity of live stock and grain   was  .captured.  "Our oasualties were one killed and  four wounded.  Linton, Capo Colony, Mai*ch 16.-���������A  Boer commando passed through here  Thursday morning. They looted-the  stores'and seised forage, 'and burned  what wheat they could not carry  away.. " ,,  Ottawa, March U.���������The following  militia men were gazetted in today's  Gazette:  '      _.    ^  ' Canadian Mounted Rifles���������-Lieutenant Colonel Herchmer,is placed upon  the retired list with yermisaion to  retain the rank of lieutenant colonel  -upon retirement.  ��������� Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, aud second In command. S? B. Steele, upon  leave.  Boston. March 16.���������Ia    a dlsatrous  '   ure   which   occurred  ln   one   of   the  city's leading dally papers this morning three proof readers were burned  to death. _,_   _  Ottawa. March 16.���������The Baden-  Powell police expect to leave here on  the 20th for Halifax.  London. March 20.���������&cimb ot the  afternoon newspapers say the Tion  Tain difficulty has been arranged.  The difficulty was due to thc Chinese'granting the samo concessions to  two nations. The arrangement enables Great Britain to proceed with  ��������� tho construction of the railway siding but if Russia's coasession proves  to be earlier than that of Great Brit-  Tha afternoon papers welcome the  latest news caneernlng the- awkward  situation of .affairs at Tien, Tsin, aa  indicating the probability of the fact  of both Russia and Great Britain  being saved by the intervention of  the non-interested powers.  Professor Douglas, ot the British  Museum, expresses the opinion that  there Is only ono -way to stop Rus-  slana agression in China, and that  is for "the three most interested  powers, America, England and Japan,  to join in firm resistance."  The foreign office:"however, has no  information tending to confirm the  announcement of an arrangement having been mado and tho officials aro  rather inclined to doubt that anv  such arrangement haa bnen arrived  at. They say the oriKinal concession  was given  up by Russia.  A Paris Opinion  Paris. March 20.���������"RuBsia will not  recede from thc position she has  gained ln tho matter of the railroad  siding at Tien Tsin���������of that you can  be assured." This statement was  made today to a representative of  tho Associated Press by a high official  A Critical  Situation  Tien Tsin. March 19.���������This afternoon "the excitement . and anxiety  here as to the possible developments  of the Anglo-Russian elding dispute,  does not abate. A eompaay of British troopers and a company et Russian eoldlera remain encamped on  cither side af the track looking at  each other. The .Russians have orders  to flre on anvone commencing wnrk.  General Wogak says' tho trouble was  caused bv the unwarrantable Interfer-  ezxoe of the BriUsh ln the affairs of  the Russian commission, and he  adds that the siding will not be  continued unless . he receive* ordera  from his own superiora.  Held Marshal -Von ���������Walseroae Ja  expected here today. Both sides will  appeal to him, hat they aoasMor the  ssatter to be beyond his authority and  will await orders from Buraoe.  Regarding the attack made by a  -Ktmber of axelted -Preach seldiere aa  soma members ef' the British Sikh-  regiment en -"Sunder, im the Wrench  eoaeesalea, General Heme OMagbett  says H was m'erolv -a ahildlsh ������������������ outbreak against tho orders of their own  general. This commander has forbidden . the -French soldiers to enter  the British coaoeaslon. This is owing  te General -Heme Campbell's - request,  after almost, every resident had. complained'of their, behaviour, in .iusult-;  ing* wemen,. refusing, to ".pay for .purchases, acting'riotously and abusing  American' and BriUsh soldiers.. Gen-  oral Voyron, .the' French commander,  recognising that this must *������������J  ordered the French soldiers to keep  ia their own concession.  General Heme Campbell was perfectly satisfied that General Voyron  vas in harmony with himself and  anxious to-maintain order.  , Major'- Feote. Ninth ..United States  infantry, says the French soldiers  were frequently abuslveto the American troops, who were aaarmed while  out'on pass," while the French were  armed-with swords or bayonets. On  one ocaslon'an American dioanned a  Frenchman and banded over his weapon to the sergeant of the guard, explaining satisfactorily his reason for  tho. action taken. Major Foote  thought- that sooner - or later the  British must act in the interests of  their concessions. ' <  General Vayron says there is no  friction between the French and the  British The incident on Sunday was  caused'by. a-few excitable men and  has no connecUon whatever with any  view individual Frenchmen may have  in favor of the Russian " claims in  connection with the land on whlch_it  was proposed to build the railway  siding.  Discussed ln tha Commons  London. March 20.���������Lord George  Hamilton, secretary cf state for India,'  replying to. a question in.^house  yesterday - said  that no  disturbances  were anticipated  at.Tien.Tain, ^nd  that the sentries remained  previous positions with, strict orders  Sot to assume the aggress ve, pending-the settlement of the immediate  iause of tho difficulty by ������������������������������������*  authorities on the spot Lord George  Hamilton'assured Sir Ellis AOmmmA  Bartlett that no.instrurtlona *f *������������  sent to the British officers at Tien  Tsin "-either by the government or by  Sir-Ernest Satow not to resist the  seizure-byrthe-Russians...'. ..  Carbery, March 20.���������The residents  Wellwood and vicinity are muoh ex-  "Slted^ver_the-lnexpiicableab8ence-_of-  John Seudder. who has lived In Well-  wood for-the past   seven- or   eight  years. On Thursday,.the 11th, Seudder  was ln Carberry. and while here, received a sum of money, stated,to be  sfiOO      From the time ��������� he'left town  until the present he    haa    not,been  seen or heard of and rumors are cur-,  rent'that he-has met with foul play.  St. Petersburg. March Sfc-fe ������*������-  denta   organization   on   Sunday   held  what was Intended to be an Imposing  demonstration in front of the cathedral of Our Lady of, Kazan, the occasion being the", anniversary; of the  death of Votrora. the gril who committed sulcrde some years ago In a  dungeon of the polltcal prison-la the  fortress of St. Peter and St Paul in  order to escape Infamous persecuUoa.  Immense crowds assembled ��������� on the  Nevskol Prospekt. the principal street  of the city, and the   adjacent   thoroughfares.     The   Bdlttaiy In    even  greater numbers occupied the district,  closed the entrances of    all    houses  and shops, patrolled the streets and  time after time'   cleared    the pave-_  ment", making   many arrests, intlud-  ing teachers aad   pupils,of the high  grade glrls'.uchool.     Several of these  young women  resisted arrest.      The  demonstration  was  held,   but  owing  to the presence of the troops it was  rather a mild affair, although for a  time   serious   consequences     seemed  likely to follow brutality of the Cossacks  in  driving    the    people    with  whips.  Ottawa, March 29.���������The senate  commi������tee appointed to investisate the  Cook charges met yesterday. Sir  Mackenzie Bowell was in the chair.  J. A. Ritchie, K. C, of Toronto, was  appointed by the committee as counsel and another motion waB passed  summoning Mr/ Cook to appear oa  Tuesday next with all papers and correspondence'in relation to the charge  that he* made. It was also decided  to send a copy of the proceedings of  the committee to the. premier. The  committee then adjourned until Tuesday.  Quebec. March" 20���������News has reached here that little Bertha Roy, the 11  year old musical prodigy, whose  father was until recettly organist ot  St. Rosh's church here, haa gained a  prize of $2M0# In a maaical com.  London, Marsh 20.���������Mr. Joseph  Chamberlain, the colonial secretary,  has Just informe'd tho houss of commons that General Botha haa rejected  the peace terms offered. General  Botha, Mr. Chamberlain said, ha-, conveyed the Information in a letter to  General .Kitchener, in which he announced that ho was not disposed to  recommend tho terms of peace Grneral  Kitchener was instructed to offer to  the earnest consideration of hia government. - General' Botha added thut  bin government and its chief officers  entirely agreed with his views, and  Mr. Chamborlain added: - "I propose  to lay the papers connected with the  negociatior.s on the table tonight'  Ottawa, March 16.���������The select committee apolnted to consider tho Great  North West Central railway bill met  yesterday. There were present  Messrs. Sifton, .'Davis, * (Saskatchewan), Douglas, Larlvlere. Tlsdale aud  Russell. Judge Car appeared beforo  the committee and asked to get an  extension of decision of Ume for three  years if not for flve years as tho bill  provided for. There are two years  to run antl tho additional three would  make five in all. The committee is  very much In deubt ot this matter  and refused to give tho extension.  The company will be compelled to  build next, year or forfeit its charter.  A terrific explosion of chemicals in  a Cleveland works wrecked a six  storey building.  Ottawa, March IS.���������Tha Dominion  budget speech was made to the house  of commons at Ottawa yesterday by  Mr.  Fielding,  the    finance    minister.  The receipts for the year were an-'  nounced to have been (59.030,000; thc  total expediture chargeable to consolidated fund was 143.975.000. showing a surplus of over $8,000,009. the  largest In the history of the Dominion.  The capital expenditure was $9,742,-  #00, but despite these large expenditures for public improvements - and  railways the public debt waa not la-  orcased, but was reduced to tbe extent  oM770,������������.  Mr. Fielding estimate* that for  the current fiscal year ending June SO,  next the total revenue would be  $5a,T60,OM-with aa 'estimated expenditure of 146.400,069. So that" ha  expects at the dose of the present  fiscal year on the 80th oC June next  to be able to announce another surplus amounting to $6,860,000. -    -  No tariff, changes..ware announced  bnt the speech* devoted a good, deal  ef attention to the bonnUee, on - Iron  and.steel.aad to the.beet root sugar  industry. '   .",..���������,   :* ,\ i  In reference to the preferential  tariff Mr. Fielding drew attention to  the attitude ofthe British government that, unless the colony adopted  absolute free trade within the empire  and'abolished their"customs tariffs,  they oould'nat hope for any alteration  in the British trade policy giving a  preference to colonial products. He  concluded that any such preference  was Impossible at' present but he  eould not speak for tho futuro. An  important thing was to cultivate the  good will of the British people and  leave it to thorn to .decide on.a.trade  policy which in their views was best  for their own interests.  ���������"  Adelaide, Cape Colony,-"Wednesday,  Mhrch .13.���������Kritringer's commando, Is  working northward and" has eluded  three British columns. It passed  hore on both sides of the town without -attacking yesterday evening. A  Boer patrol- captured tour native  scouts and shot three of them. Kritringer's men havo carried off all the  horses in the Albany district, for  which, as they were registered. Great  Britain .will have to pay ������10,000. The"  raiders were civil to the inhabitants  of the district though they command-  ered horses and food. They did' not  indulge ln wanton destrucUon of property and in many cases offered cash  for the food they obtained. -  New York. March 15.���������It is stated  in a Tribune despatch from London  that the delay in conluding the peace  negotiations with" Botha haB been.  caused by some friction between Lord  Kitchener, Sir Alfred Milner and.the  home government ' The BriUsh commander 'throughont4,has been anxious  to-" grant* the Boers more liberal  terms than the imperial' authorities  at home care to sancUon.  Ottawa. March 13.���������!n the senate  today, on motion of Sir Mackenzie  Bowell. asking for a committee of inquiry into .the Cook charges.  Dr. Landerkin > said that Sir Mackenzie was acting from party purposes ond i moved ;* an-- amendment,  seconded by Mr'.- Dandurand., -that  whilst the senate was at all times  rcady_-_toT^lnveetgate__.aBy--=--Charges__.of.  corrupt practice or' misconduct, in  offiec brought against any members,  of the government of Canada when  brought "by a senator from his place  who Btated that he believed be could  prove them, it was beneath the dignity of tho senate to inveelgate"  charges against a minister , not  named.        .������-.,..'<  '. The division being called tnm voto  was taken on the amendment which  was lost. The vote was: Yeas. 30:  nays, 34: majority. 4. The main  motion' was carried on the same  division reversed.'  London. March 13.���������Tho ivews this  morning makes the following important statement:  "We understand the government  has greatly modified its 'unconditional surrender* policy. We believe  General Kitchener Is authorized to  offer amnesty to both Boers and,  Boer leaders, except where treachery  is clearly proved. The Cape ' rebels  are to be punished by disfranchisement  "Loans are to be granted to the  Soers for rebuilding and restocking  their farms and finally, the government will offer to establish some kind  of civil government as soon as all  the commandoes have surrendered.  It's form will probably be that of a  crown colony, but with an Important  concession, which Sir Alfred. Milner  advises, namely a council, including  Boers of tho standing of General  Botha. Lucas. Meyer, and Schal-  berger." '  Milton. Cal.. March 18.���������"News has  just been received here that Deputy  Sheriff Bolman of Calaveras county,  was shot and killed tonight at Wallace ,a small town near here, In a  pitched battle with highwaymen. The  men who were robbed Immediately  reported the affair to the county  officials here and Deputy Sheriff Hol-  maa. with a small posse, went ta  Wallace to I arrest the robbers. The  latter resisted and a pistol light ensued. Many shots were excaasgeri.  with the result above noted.  n'ashington. March 14.���������The Chinese government has made overtures  to the United States, cevernmaat to  indues RMlsa not to Insist opoa  Chlaa signing an agreement for Bus-  elan control of Manchnria,     SlrnHa:  AN AMERICAN CZAR.  F..cKIKLEY'S   POWERS   OVER   CUBA  Are American Military and Haval Academies Aristocratic Institutions.  Washington. Marcn 14.���������President  McKinley, by virtue of tho legislation  enacted in the closing hours of congress, is invested with moro autocratic power than any chief magistrate of the republic has possessed  from Washington down. To him has  been committed, from now until December next, tho decision of what our  relations with CuDa shall be. Ho can.  in his discretion, withdraw from it  the military force that now governs  it, or -he can add to that force. In  Porto Rico his word will bo law. He  is master in the Philippines; and in  the settlement of tho Chinese question,' his word, in the councils of the  European nations, is,-decisive. Next  to tho CEar of all ths Russians, ha  exercises more power than does any  man on earth. Indeed It is a question  whether' the czar is in it' with him:  for the wheels of Russian policy is  the far east .whatever it may be.  have on .them tho potent brake of the  Washington administration.  It must be said in justice to the  president that he did not seek thia  enormous deposit of power: that he  did not move a finger to secure it*  Congress voluntarily placed it in his  hands. Could he, have had .his, way.  he would' have preferred - that - the  legislative branch of the government,  should remain in session and participate with him ln the settlement of all  these questions, but,the representatives of the people decided otherwise,  and practically created an American  f-Mi----������ww*������������a*���������iini*.��������� mtmiai ia-*������H������**n*M^-*^ai*w>MwpffWW  eut. That they were not was a  military necsslsty. AU the horsea of  the Fifth'were ta line, but the men  that'* rode them had no more to do  with that regiment than they had  with the Coldstream Guards or any  other of the English bodies of troops  that recently rode with King Edward  to' open parliament. The fact is  thattho. Ffttdahofhl nr N N NNNN  that* tho Firth had to furnish mounts  for the warriors that posed In the  parade as marshals, aide-v.and staffs.  Tho well trained animals did not tako  kindly to tho change, an dmany of  them tried to toss their temporary  ridoro.  Tho Fifth was organized as the  Second Dragoons. In that period of  its history it had among its officers  men whose names aro now famous in  the military history of tho country.  Robert E. Leo was' the lieutenant  colonel, whilo Albert Sidney John-  Bton, George ��������� H.' Thomas- and many  others that won high command oa  either side in tho civil war were  majors, captains or lieutenants.   o ���������  MATTER OF FACT PEOPLE  czar. And the ourioua thing about lt  is that this "enormous addition to the  power of the executive waa not--the  result of.a purely partisan-vote.'* Democrats voted with Republicans to  take this greatest of all strides in .tho  direction of." centralization , of government What is .to become "of it?  Time alone can tell.  The Sampson-Morgan episode has  not passed away with the passing of  congress. ��������� Ia naval and military  circles lt is one of the chief topics.of  conversation.1 and will be for some  time to. come. < But lt le not talk for  ��������� newspaper; publication,.-.*-. Ths army  and navy' regulations'^wisely, stop, all  that. Every army and. navy, mouth  is bridled, every-"army and-navy pen  ted* up. The permission of, the~-.war  and navy, secretarlw -alone 'can* give  the united service tongue and'. pen that  freedom of' speech* which -all other  free Americans catalogue among their  "aacred rights."       ;.  There can be no qaeetion that Rear-  Admiral Sampson's1"," indorsation' on  .Morgan's application' was not intended for the public eye. The efforts  he has mado to fix the responsibility for; its appearance ln print  prove that Beyond all, question, the  naval hero who was .in supreme.command when Spain's splendid ships  were sunk" or driven ashore at Santiago has no object In view except  "the good of the servce"when he  advised Morgan's promotion, that la  promotion from tho ranks of the  enlisted men of the navy. Is he richt  in his opinion? That ia the supreme  question. In' the army, promotion  from tho ranks has always obtained.  The army register shows that many  men now holding the .highest commands in the infantry and cavalry entered as privates.- Why should not  tho same system be introduce iu the  nevy. Shall the gates, of Annapolis  academy be the only portals ot entrance to tho hlghtest rank on the  man of war?,. It will be hard to  convince the American people that  this cast iron' rule should be persisted'in.  -The charge is made that   tho military and naval academies are aristocratic institutions.   The accusation ia  absurd. But if' it bo true, who is responsible?    Not the ' army  or navy.  Tbe responsibility rests with the appointing power;  that is.  with      the  president, who has less than a dozen  appointments   during   his   term,   and  -with the members of the house of representatives.      Every    congressional  district  is  entitled  to ono  cadet  in  each   institution,   and  the   congressman is the instrument   of selection.  The  presidential   appointments  theoretically,   reserved  for   the  of   army   and    navy    officers  duties scatter,them all over the coun-,  try ������nd the world, so that thoir children  are.  In  most cases,  deprived  of  that-resldentlai^quallfication-j-requlr--  ed by law  as an entrance condition  to either academy.    These presidential nominations to cadetahipp do not  entitle a boy .to walk into Annapolis  or West Point.   He has to pass   the  -entrance ��������� examination   precisely  the,  slme as have all the nominee*i made  by -congressmen,. and    if  >������*������"*?���������  'iake   the  required   percentage^ out  hTeoes     And  when    his  career  in  elthSl   the two iMtltutions,begins  ne must make the standard mark in  every branch    of    lnstrution _ at tho  sem&nnual examinations during the.  course or be "dropped*"   I wuJ������Stve  So names ot many young. ���������������*to"  families belong to ������^t tte_%ulwr������r  rirtffltf-sMa*?  aro.  sons  whoso  They Tested tho Coffln���������The Husband Made His Wife's Coffin-  Before tho Dying Woman's Eyes  New Haven\ March 15.���������It camo to  the knowledge of Professor Bartlett  of the Yalo' Medical school, who Is  the coroner's medical examiner ia  this city today, that Mrs. Marie Mooro  Humphrey, who'died on Saturday last  at her home, 04 West street, had boon  treated by mail for the past four  years by clairvoyants and spiritualists, and that even when she became  critically Ul, a week ago; her husband  would not call in a physician. The  family ia very. well kown in New  Haven. The healers who had been  ministering to Mrs. Humphrey had  never laid an eye on her,' the doctoring 'biting dono through tho malls and  by circulars. The husband told Professor Bartlett that' some' time . ago  ne. made*up his mind that his wife  could not recover, but ho still had  great faith in the mall healing pro-  oesB and continued,it to .the last.  . Three .weeks ago.when he was sure  that her., illness ; would fprove fatal,  he .concluded'to -build".'three coffins  In-th'e house where he lived, -one .-for'  the-dying woman," one for his mother-  in-law, who,is, 80 years old. and one  for himself."   "' ' .":-'���������     *  He had been a carpenter In his,day,  but. of late-had been In. tho 'real  estate business.' The 'first coffin made  was for his, wife. Sho on her bed  watched the progress of work on her  coffin. Her husband measured her  body for "a fit, and when the. coffln  was finished, to make sure that' there  waa no mistake in the measurements,  he helped" his wlfo" get'into it and  she lay down ln the casket Just ns  she would "recline in death. , Mrs.  Humphrey." .after' settins her body a  bit tried to twist "and said to ' her  husband that it was a little too  snug.r "Her husband thought otherwise. ' but it .was decided ' to enlarge  it. Then the .coffln was placed in tho  bedroom near the bed.on whicli .Mrs.  Humphrey spent her -last days.  There was one regret, in the husband's mind which he explained today as follows:  "You see. I placed common chest  handles on the coffin. They only cost  75c. Nice nickle-plated handles would  have been much better and I am  sorry now that I did not buy some.  Those chest handles did not look  quite .right; but I will not mako  the same mistake on my coffln. That  will be all right, and so will  mother's." ,,'  Mrs. Humphrey's remains were  taken to Fresh Pond, L.I., to be cremated. Her husband has"' already  placed in position ir- his parlor an  urn to contain    his      wife's    ashes.  Humphrey said this "afternoon that  his aged mother-in-law was recently  placed .in her coffin and it' was found  to be just the.right size for her.  His own coffin, he declares, will Just  fit him. _ . ._.    ,-  The Christian Scientists, Spiritualists and clairvoyants wbo attended  Mrs". Hufphrey bv mail are in Stone-  ham.' Mass.. ' Boston and Battle  Creek. Mich. She weighed over ..200  pounds when' sho .began going by  their advice and only 100 when  died. " -' -       "        .  rmnmtwiimmmmmimmmmitmmmnvmm  fHE MOLSONS BANK  1  flKoospnunD ������t Act ������������ PARti-Unar-r. 1395. 3  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL jl  Paid up OapMel  ��������� Rest Fund  98-GOO.OOe  S.OSO.OOO  BIRKOTOES:   Wu. Molmn VAcraESSOX, PrasUeat; S.. H. Hwraa, Vlee-PraMwt:  W. If. KAJ.9AT, SAKinu. rxmjn, J. V. Clcohork,  H. M._tt-_x_ira KotNX,  Lt. Coi.. IT. C. IIbmhaw-  Jjikot Xlubt, Geatral Manager.  fc     A general banking bueiness transacted  $E rates.  ?si\ttUilx\i,tMM  Interest allowed at easrsnt ���������  J. D. MOLSON.  Hxsaqoz. Bsvai_naKa, B.e,  LLmm^mmLmm.  J. D, Sibbald  t   REAL ESTATE  MINING     ���������  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  S)9__99-RgBaaBaanaaBBBB9aaMnBsssaeB!!BnBBBB  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $i.oo PBR DAY  Cpliiiiibia  House.  Goo-4aooommbdatioa.*"   A-goo4~W  well supplied-, with e-ftoiee wirie*  liquors aad cigars.    *���������'-  v:i  ���������ft  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Brown  & Pool1  , Proprietors  ?.  & CO.  Wholesale aad Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton; Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  ry<  'HE PIONEER LIVERY  oed and Sale Stable of tbo'Z-ardean and Trout half  sho  -A^MOBERN-DUSt.-C^^-  Saddle end Psek  Horses Always  for Hire.  Freighting aad  Teaming a  Specialty.  Daily Stage leaves .Thomson's Landing every morning at     3 clock  for Trout Lake Citv.   For particulars write  ;    ' CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson's Lasoins  was  and  25  Dediou  what are  families/  ... ij,v latter is to aclawTrf-Skl US' petition ta Ketr Xmrt^ tap **%& ttere' overtures have tests a������8e to *S *to  datmo o������ R-*������ia. .. . - -- **������ "* cmMBta* ��������������������� ������������������*  in . _  ^dnStibat there    ar,  r^it, 1SS A deration to  com M������n������ Atftwt blush, lt loola  ^ a "niUltarfaad naval aristoang  i,,t if aaeh case Is examined, the  cSaree s^uldltbe made, falls to the  _S���������^ ������������������ What is looked noon os an  IristocWtf "PoUtcal pull" is really  theSf of.ctuefal ualntag and pre-  .mratlon of young wen to achli-.ve a  Seni       As    mawr." eminent  lawyers and physician, havo .traced  their sons to follow   in their    footsteps.-so   have   many-mil tary  and  naval officers aimed at keeping one of  their descendants in the service.     "  Is  an honorable ambition, and from  every point of vlow it is American.  It Is precisely  the same  spirit tbat  has brought Into existence the numerous revolutionary societies and that  has banded together the veterans of  thc civil war. and later still- of the  Spanish-American war.  ' In tho inauguration procession only  a  little  more  than one  half of the  troopers of the Fifth cavalry, now on  its way to the Philippines, were  in  line       This  occasioned ��������� some    surprise, for it was understood that tho  military part ot the j������*eant was to  tie made as imposing as possible, and.  as the Fifth were et Fort Myer. on  Us Arlington B_1UB, Withla sight of  fhe White House aad " the    capital,  Ittoy conn easir/ kscro ten tusSmrei  Pistols   for  Two���������A  91lKht Wound-  Correct Etlqrnette of tho.Duello  Parle. March, 16.���������The duel fought  today  between Count Boni  de Cast-  icta  and M.  Deroday's -  was  carried  out with* the utmost correctness and  every  step of the proceedings  marked  by    absolute    calmness  courtesy on'both  sides.  After   placing  the    principals  regular  paces op**    Count    "������  rtrted tho rnles-of the duel and   then  Kfided'tbem  the    Pl8toJ*     ������J  moments of deep silence-to 1������*������*  -   Then   "Are    you,  reedy?"    ssked  Count feedtou.   "Ja" ca������������ the reply  Mother "deep silence, and then the  word. "Fire" rmag out sharply, toi-  ������wei by the words. "One!" "T"������!'  ������C.r A report was beard and  ssioko Issued from tho muzzle ot M.  De Itoday's weapon  ^r-^-o" bad Just sounded when  Count'Boni-a pistol spoke, and immediately M. De Boday clapped hte  Sad to Ms rient thirt and ������.-  rlatmed. "I am wounded.  At the same moment the spectators  o^ "Ho to hit" ������d ^ficd l������ tb1  Sofof M Do Roday. whoW and  tihen leaned beavUy on-his nscbt leK.  Me wns carried to the side of the  Sack, where tho surgeons pro-x-c*  and .dressed thc wotmB.  lAter-The condition of M- ue  Roday who was wounded in tne  ������,i"h Saturday in a duel with Count  ������onkdSeatlcXin continues slishty  feverih but there is no special anxiety  concerning him.  ���������o-         ably furnished   with the choicest  the marker* affords.  Liquors and Cigars. '-  ' tiedi-pooa-i. lt*tp������'  Montfclv ratei  Best Wiaea  L-arge, ligfct  $1    a   day.  j. m\ u. m.  PACIFIC  A������D 53a LINE.  ROBERT 8AMSON  A financial' SBNSAT'OX  Montreal, -'.larch 20���������Tbei". W- a  sen^tien in Hnancial - and railway  circles yesterday over the rapid rising  ^Canadian Pacific stock. SUrtiag  at 31 it rae to 94.14 and closed  aroinv! 94. It was in New York tbe  boom starte.1 and it seems t-������ be a  determined iffort on tho, part of large  operators to take the cheap five per  cant stock pud one that his been  aeBleoted for a long period iate the  active list with the rest ef the Ws  speculative lallroads. New Tork  seldom sees transactiOHs ia Canadian  Paoific stocks of more than two er  t_w.ee bandied shares per day dad oc-  caafafialty ft Is fgaoreS eaareTy."  FIRST   GLASS   SLEEPERS   ON  ALL ISA NS.  . TOURIST,CA?,S TO  St. Paul . . - - - DaUy  Montreal and Boston Fridays  TorontoSundays andTuesdays  Trains for  KQ0TEHAV POUTS  leave Revelstoke at 8.10.  Wood Dealer  and Drayman  ' Dnifei sod delivery week a apeataft*  tr. ���������. -snubs always s-t-a-ty mm rfiinaaul "  notfr-a. -    OirUi mmi. tot teMdna tmlMli  -a**-**---v" ���������   i   ���������  .^^w,������^������������np������i---t**m--a, -  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  F.lacksmitbing, Jobbing,  i-.unibing, Pipe Fitting,  :- Tinsmitbing. Sheet Iron  Work,; Machinery .Repaired/  Mining;   Work    a   Specialty  HOBT. GORDON  Reveletek*-  Main Line Trains leave- Kev- -  elstoke: eastbound 8.20- westbound 17.30.  c  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to  T.A.BBA0SHAW.  Aceat.  KvHsMt*  E. P.COVf-E  "KG*. A.  ������*cJ  UatfertKktafr ������������d 'Sea'-ialnisf.  ���������   , R. Howson & Ce���������  -ucnnm avx.-  '���������   ���������       . rarnlnua ���������M^**^*M*++*t*M**l**l*4*-lr*l-*i**l*-i-H**4**-l'  ���������    ij  *  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  Nobody  SHOUDSUFFFER  From   that  terrible   Hooking  Cough  when they can get a boillc ol  Compound Syrup of White  Pine for 25c a bottle  CANADA DRUG & BO OK  REVELSTOKE  Night Bell on Door.  OI  *** **********************  Born.  Mohan.   On the 2kh inst. to -Mi*, unci  .Mrs. I1 Moran 11 daughter.  Local and General News  Collector Freil Fraser is on the war  path after Lhe provincial poll tax,  Thp date of thi* next assize at Revelsloke his lieen fixed for May 7th.  Live cutworms havo been discovered  in the soil of the gardens in town  already.  \V. B. Poo&in-inaf-'er of   the" Nettie  Ij. mini: ciini'e   in   from   Fct  Motidav.  i-giison   ou  Trooper Nicholson, of Strath conn's  Horse, spent.-Siinclny in town on liis  way home to Vermin.  Navigation' on the Arm was reopened on Monday morning, when the  ba. Archer made her first trip.  Dr. Cross intends to lake little Emil  Le Tcrrenoir.awiiy to Kamloops hospital tliis afternoon.  Thos. Downing, the well known Fi6h  Creek miner, returned on Monday  frum a two months visit to Seattle aiul  other coast cities.  Mr*-. Forbes." wife of D. Forbes,  ii[-*.-oiiiiUint oi. the Molson's hank, -uid  child arrived an Mondny'b train to take  up their residence here."  Sergeant Movcrnp was presented  witli a gold watch by Mayor Xownley  on behalf ot the"citizens of Vancouver  Just night at an At Home given by  Lodge Western Jubilee, S..O. E. B. S.  The remains of Engineer Mc-Oish  were brought up from Trail ou Sunday  and were Laken ion to Kmnloops for  interment. E.-;Dupont accompanied  the body as did also Mr. and -Mrs.  Daniel Murray of Nelson.'  R. Davis of the Ferguson saw mill  came in on Monday. The' mill has  sawn ilo.OOO feet already this season  and orders are in for lhe full seasons  run for building operations iu the Pay  Roll Cent re.       ,  Dan Cameron, one of the first  contractois on.-lhe Nettie JL.. mine,  came iu on Monday from the coast.  Mr. Cameron wiisemployed mining on  nn island about (KKJ miles north of  Vancouver all winter,  -The Herald regrets very much to  learn that Mr. A. Bourgeois., one of  our best known'., old timers, is in a  very critical condition from the effects  of cancer in the.^tomncli. He is at  present at PeterXandre's house acro*-H  the C. P. ll. track mid is in a very low  slate.  Mr. ami. Mrs. Thos. Bradbury, of  Vancouver, arrived in town on Satur-  iliiy and aie spending a few days as  guests of Mr, and Mrs. C.J. Wilkes  liefore going on lo Rosslitud, when;  Mr. iJi-adliiu-y has secured tlie contract  to erect the new post office for ilie  Dominion Government.  F. P. Johnson of Trout Lake, B. C,  and Miss Mary Fletcher, of Silverum.  were married in Three hoiks on Thursday last. The bride is one of Silverum'*-,  most popular young ladies, and the  groom is a successful mining man,  beiiiK ono of theowneis ofthe Badshot  group at Ferguson.���������Silverloniau,  Father Coecola nf the St Eugene  Mission, East Kootenay, ^has been in  Unvrj for the past few days conducting  a. special mission for Italians at the  Roman Catholic church. The mission,  which ha** been a highly sucee.-sful one  w.-is closed on Suudiiy_ evening. On  Sunday the church was crowded at all  the services.  Ollii* Ainslie.eldest son ofP.C.Ainslie  met with.a painful accident on Saturday afternoon. He had boiled some  water over a fire in the back yard of  the family residence and tritd to pour  itinLo a bottle, when ; the, bottle ex  ploded, the boiling water severely  scalding the boy's face, Fortunately  his eyes escaped injury and his wounds  though painful are uot, serious.  There was a heavy fall of snow at  Jtoger-'S-Pass_on^Mondiiy.-^-Tbe-snow-  fall at the summit of theSelkirks has  been unprecedented this winter. Last  winter the total fall according lo the  records of the observation station at  <ilaciei was 26 feet. This seasiin 30  feet have been recoided since Jan. 1st  without counting the months pievious  ,il all. - ���������      ,  E. J. Coyle. C. P. R. assistant general  p;i=*>engt;i* agent at Vancouver, went  through* to the eoiith on .Monday. He  continued the' report of "the "cut in  p,Lssenger rates on the road, which is  to take place on April 1st The  general rate will be four vents and  commercial rate three cent* a mile all  over the division ; return tickets a fate  and two thirds.  The little son of Mr. T. A. Wilson ot  Fei-guson met with ������n accident last  week, which haa" left, his jeft hiinil  maiiiied for life. He was pliiying with  Mime dynamite cartridges, which he  had picked np touiid the lamp,  fur-ping, them on the end of a lead  pencil. He pei formed this -feat with  nine *-nci**-*.-.*-ivi-ly- in safety, but the  tenth explisded. -carrying "away part  of the buy'.*, thumb ami the whole fore  linger of the left hand and otherwise  shattering the hand badly.  tff^y   %A>   &*y    y/L<yf   GUJLAsy&h,  W'&Ay'#&U, yrUylAT  1  Commissioner Griffin of the C. P. R.  Land Dept, is expected in town lliio  week.  A full report of the concert held in  the Presbpteiiaii church last night,  whicli was a. most successful all'air, will  appear in.oiu* next issue.  Geo. T. Newman, of Arrowhead, Si.  h. Kininau of Trout Like Cily and S.  Sutherland and D. Dunbar, ot Ferguson, came up on last night's train from  tlie south'.  D. Stamper has loomed up at Moose  jaw in (Assiniboin, as organizer of the  Hrotherhood ot Railroad Trackmen of  America.". The order has now a  membership of over 10,00() und Mr.  Slain per is busy forming new unions  in the prairie country. C__i  W, B. Pool expects to begin shipping  Nettie L. ore to the Trail smelter this  week. There are 500 tuns stacked up  at the Landing and fully another  liundred scattered along the waggon  road. The mine never looked better  than it does right now.  Jus. Finrtlay of the Dominion Bridge  Co., Montreal, who was in town foi  two or three davs'previous left on  Tuesday morning for Mountain Creek,  where he is going to superintend the  erection of the new steel biidge across  the creek, an operation whicli will  occupy about six weeks.  The Revelstoke Gun Club will hold  its first practice shoot on Saturday  afternoon. -The club starts the season  with a good membership list and every  prospect for a good summer's sport:  The-Vernon-club, which is also in.i  very flourishing condition, are anxious  to try conclusions with the Revelstoke  cracks nnd wants a team to go over  there- and shoot some time early this  sprinc;. ���������   ,  H.G.PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  ��������� Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  *****_H-*****M***+***+*+******  ? We Repair  %  | WATCHES |  1 CLOCKS, I  fr anil all kinds ot Jewellery     T  X *  fr ti the. work is not satisfactory we fr  fr' refund your money. fr  fr WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK*  fr and stand by our guarantee. T  fr We alsoearrva good line of Watches j*  fr and Jewellery, which we dispose of at T  ���������r .moderate prices. T  I E JVL ALLUM, J  2 The Leading fr  X                     Watchmaker and Jeweler.      fr  4. +  X fr  *** *l****************'f_fr+*"1'  ���������4fjUfi*4f*4f<4(******'**********'*  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  AND SMOKE-^K_T  Our Special  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  ������ REVELSTOKE CIOAR  M'FG.  *   COMPANY,  p.evelstoke Station.  To Rent.  Two   Tin furnisher]    rooms,    rirnuur.     door.  Good location.   Apply at Die HkiuUi otlice.  Dogf Tax.  Dog '"aes. price J2.00, are now on pale at the  City Clerks ollice. All dogs roust be nigged by  April 1st.   Mar.'^3. 2t.  ...To the Public...  Having disposed of our Dry Goods Eusiness, 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 ouf. Hardware Department, where  purchasers will find a large selection in every line at right  prices."  ".,,..  BOURNE BROS.  Just a  Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM  will give instant relier, and a  bottle will usually, cure two oi*  three hart colils.  , We know all about the ingredients of this i-eiuedy; that's  the reason wu. guarantee its  purity and effectiveness.���������35c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  li-Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK,  McKenzie Ave  ^^������������if'9������������*9ir^it^������jri������.0.������^9)^p^  FIRST CLASS  STOVE COAL  SEASONED  FIR  CORD WOOD  Call   on   JAS. C* HUTCHISON and  get'prices.  Agent Imperial Oil Co. Limited.  Heavy Draying- a Specialty.  Tj^YXjO-E-L  <Sc   G-:E_0:R.*3-:E_.  THE  LEADING   STORE  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  To the Ladies:  , We have just opened up a large choice stock of  DRY GOODS, which 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 5 a pleasure  to show such excellent goods and i will be a  pleasure for you to buy them.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AVE.  *-*4M4*������&4fmyrW4Wxx1M(*Hfm^  JOHN D- SIBBALD,  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  .A.G-.EI.ETT   -F-O-R,  REAL ESTATE���������  [Cannda rermanent it Western  <*!. ]>. lt. TOWNSITE,  MAliA TOWNSITE.  rl-NANLIA-L-.       Canada Mortgage CorpiTration.  ( Equitable Savings Loan and Building Association.  INSURANCE !  COAL FOR-SALE.  S Imperial Fire.      Guardian Kire.-     Mercantile Fire.  Canadian Fire.      Caledonian Kire. ������  Coiil'edoratian Life.      Atlas Kire.  -     HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT.  Address PevelstnWf-. Station.  l^-W-������-������jft������-������**������!������������.������-������JS������^^  TIIE "....  CITY EXPRESS  .,... -E. W. B. PAGET, Prop.*       ....  Prompt delivery ol .parcels, baggage, etc., to'  au   part at the City,.. ..      ... . .  Any Kina-bf'transferring ;  * ' Undertaken*.'���������  .All orders left at' R.' M.' Smythe's Tobacco  Store, or-by Telephone No.7-������a������_f wiU'reueive  prompt attention. '     ���������   ~  Jas. I ."Woodrow   ..  BHTCHER  Retail Dealer in��������� ' ..  ."���������"  ..    Beef, Pork,"'  . '   "Mutton,Etc. , '.*'  .Fish and Game in'Season....  All orders'promptly filled.' -  SSISFiSWi.. KBYEM50KB, B.i  A. N. SMITH,  A Dainty Timepiece.  The long, delii-iite chain in the correct adjunct for a  i'ainty lime Piece, and is us-.ul in so many other  ways you can't afford to be without one, '  '  '    -   -   YVeoffer special bargains iii these fashionable chains  ��������� ������������������-. - cither with or without .llio -watch.  G .UY BARBER;'Watchmaker and Jeweller  ���������     "*������,     -Mackenzie Avenue.  Large and Well -_.igh.ed  Sample -looms 7.  Heated by Hot Air and Electric.  - -- - -.       ��������� Bells nnd Light in every room  Free Bus Meets All Trains  - ��������� ' -��������� ���������    Reasonable Kales ;    '  ;   -^hotel "vxo'iboiai.A.j.-^  ;"   JOHN V.'PERKS, Propiiietok "-'      ���������  ti      ,   ...'��������� K,lKht-Grl1' '<<>>:"* i!" <"-nneciion for-the Convenience of Guests      ���������  Hourly Street Car -    ���������       ��������� r-v -. n .���������-,  Between Hotel and Station '^^(gbt������^','   I, (g0  Baker and  Confectioner  CAKES OF ALL- KINDS'  A SPECIALTY  Bread- Delivered Daily  FIELD & BEWS,  Druggists and Stationer**,  I      .fight Bell. ".     .Brown Block.  GRAND  MILLINERY  OPENING.  ' MONDAY,  -TUESDAY, ��������� ������*?  ;'��������� WEDNESDAY |g  [ April ist, 2nd, 3rd, 1901. ^  Madison   Millinery   Parlors.  $������2  r0  ��������� Misses Shepard & Bell gg  McKenf.ie Avenue      oa23      OtU  1ALL  I GOODS  w  B  STARTING  RIGHT_.  ^-^  H-a__csSl  At the licginninpr of the yenr.'ind  fnf the li't^iuning- of tiie,century  ��������� i'1-iiieiuliL'i* it's better to begin  i-ifiht.      .��������� ..  A step in  the   rip;hr'   direction   is  Good Clothes���������that fit uud   went'.   "  Om-   tuiloi'ing   is   the   sort   that  induce-, roml'oi-t   nnd   diu-ability.  Xot     expensive,     even   - though   0  supet'ioi*.  Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.  J".  -B.   OK^Ei3S3y_:A.-ISr, ��������� MACKKNZ1E AVENUE.  i  beyiilstoke;.''...!  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  Lots from $106 Upwards!  1 Great          t  i> Reduction m  Wi) w$  W M. K. LAWSN' S    ������  W Mackenzie Avc.  R.H. Mayne  SOLE ACCENT  ������> From 5th: Jan. to the 25th  i Jan., 1901������ a reduction will be  | offered on all lots in Smelter  I Townsite prior to the closing"  m of annual books on 1st Feb.  ������ Intending  purchasers should   take advantiige  of  W    tliis offer before tlie new  price   lists  for  1901-2 are  ^    in force. _       ' '    "'  **-********'*******.h***'T***-r **************** 1111 >  R. H. MAYNE,*  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  (1US0N, B. C.  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF THE  LARDEAU  MINING  COUNTRY...  Business Lots from $150 Up  -i  Residence Lots $f5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT,  HENRY FLOYD  KEVELSTOKE  B. C.'  Certificate of Improvements  H-TOT-TGIE]..  LAST CHANCE mineral claim, situate in  the Lnrileau Milling Division oi Went Kootenay District. , ,  Where located: "On Lexington Mountain., ���������  TAKE NOTICE that I.F. C. Green, ol Nelson,  neting as agent for J. A.- Magee, i\ M. CV B  ld,.'-3G; James Twce-llc, 1)'. M. U., 1115,512, and  i_. H.Hn:chl_isonFre'o Miner'sCertiticatuNo.B,  lu.Slll, intend, mxty days Irom the dale Hereof,  tn ui-iily lu the Mining ltet'onler for a certificate of iiaiirovumc.iiH* for Uio purpouu of  obtaining ft Urowii grant of ihe ahove claim.  s And further take noiieo that action, under  section 37, must he commenced helore lhe  -fesuancc of ..uch certificate of imiiroveinents.  Dated this lGth day of March,' i'Jlil.  F.C.GREEN,  1'. L. S.'  .  Lost  a ���������e<__w?", t,b<i..I,n'?������������" School i.and McKenrla  Ave.a Cold Watch Chain Tho tinder will  lileaso return to this office. '   ,mu,'r    ."'  mar 20-2 in w  Certificate of Improvements  3STOTIOI3. .  HIGHLAND -MARY mineral claim, situate  in- thc Lardeau Mining Uivimoii uf Went  Kootctiay DiMrict. '  "������������������ *     -  ��������� Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE' NOTICE that I, F. C Green, of Nelson,  acting as, ngunt fur James Tnuedic, F. M. (i.,  ll]j.j,2, aim J A. Magec, 1'ree .Miner's Uurlifi-  cute, No. 11, lj.ojii,' liiluml, ���������jixiy-iliiM, from  llie date hereof, to apply lo tho .Mining keeorder  lor a cei'tilicatc in improvements, inr the  purpose nf obtaining a Crown grant of the  above claim. ���������  -tnd further take notice that action,'under  Heen'on 37, niiiht he itiinnienced bclore the  is.siiaucoof such ucrcilientc ui improvements..  Dated.thislOth'day of March 10.11  F. C. GREEN,  *      ���������    ' - P. L. S.  Certificate of Improvements  3STOTIOE.'  EVA Mineral Cliiiin, situate in the Lardeau  Mining Division of Wost Kootenay District.  Where located:   On'Lexington Mountain.  C  TAKE NOTICE that I, P.O. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for Edgar Benjamin Hutchinson, Free Miner's Certificate No. B,- lfi..-il3,  intend, sixty days irom the-date horeof, to  apply to the Mining Keeorder for a'certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  xx. Cro-w. grant ot the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 87,  inu-t   he commenced beforo  the  issuance of suc.hlcertlflcateof improvements. ������������������  . Dated this 10th day of March 1901.  F. C. GREEN-,'     '  F. L. B,  _ For Sale.  ri?M,?,d5?p#.ha_l!i  Sow-iB  Machine and on.  fni i2Lh   "st "I ,(a <,-*"'*>'.-b**tli  new-cheap-  for cash.   Must be sold Immediately      *     *  at IIkhald office. ,      ���������  Apply  '   *. ���������    Wanted.  r,^9������oA so**ond Hand Safe.   Apply Hbra-.ii.  offlce' ���������        *   -    - .Mar 10-31  To Rent.  omcc'if"������ '" g������0<" <'on,Ii,"on*   Al'P.lv IlKii.ALn-  PplV   HKIIALI  Mar If,���������3t.  Ued Itoso,Degree meets *-econd .and.'fourf-h  J;.������������������.ay..! "/'.<���������*������������������������������-month;   White Koso Degree  rf?fiu ^.r-9t.t,rll,*y "f each moutli.in Oddfellow*'  linn. Visiting brethren welcome.  WM. WATSON, HV. EDWARDS.,       '  "President, v* .Secretary.  Gold Ranfre Lodge K. of P'.,  No. 26, Rayelstoke, B. C.  Muds every Wednegriny in  OiJtlMlmvs* Mall nt fioVlnck  -,  ,,   ...       Viaitiiifar Kniglita inviteir.  li. (i. BuRitiDGK. O. <J. : :���������::::  :   : F. XV. MAcm.vnoT, IC. of It. & K.'  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  SOT'!1,'' ���������"c5.ll?K*- a��������� held In the*  Oddfellow's Hall on th'o Third Frl-  ,.',ly,.'!r ca,cl" 1\,0������,1>i tt 8 p.m. Hharp.  Visiting brethren- cordially Invited  THOS. STEED, W.k.  .     W.Ci. BIKNEY, Hec.-Rsc.  Certificate of Improvements  UOTIOB.  .WEDGE (Fractional) nuif H M (Fractional)  Mineral Ulaiina, situato lu the i.ardoau Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  '  Where located?   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F.O.Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for thu.Imperial Developmout  Syndicate, Limited, I'roe Miner's Ccrllllciilc,  No. II, 37,210, intend, Blxty days from the ilalo  hereof, to apply to the Mining llocorder fur  Uertillcatcsoi JinprovoiiieulH, for the purpose  of obtaining Crown grantsof tho above claims.  And further lake notice that action, undor  Suction  37, must be commenced beforo   Ihe  issuance of audi cerliilcalc.H ol Improvements.  Dated thin 10th day of March, 1001,  F. C. GltEEN,  F. I..B.'  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE. -  IKON DOLLAR 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 Nelson,  acting u-s-agent for JamcH Twcedle, Tree  Miner's Certificate No.... 15,512,- Intend, nlxtv  days from tho date hereof to.apply to thc  Miiiliigitccordcr for a certificate ol Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action; under  flection 37, must be commenced .before thc  issuanceo! such certificate of improvements.  ' Dated this 16th day of March. ltKll.  F. C. GltEEN,  P. L. 8.  A GOOD  NAME...:  Is better than riches  We have the name of making  tbe only Stylish Suit* In Town  ���������for durability  and  (jiiallty'  they also excel.  .TRY ONE  R.S. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  ��������� AND ASSAYER.  lloyal School of Minos, London.    Seven- years  ph���������m<i!;{a,.lVviMts- Sw,'"*,!'ott* _, ������ years.Chier  Chemist to \\ igan (.oal and Iron Co., Eng,  Late (Jhemist and Assayei*. Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reportod upon.  -  Revelstoke, B.C.  H.:ED WARDS  , TAXIDERMIST.  _;__.DEER_HEAD8,_I)IItDS,.Etc._MOUNTEI*-,  -- -  Furs Cleaned and Repaired.  LOVERING'S OLD STAND     :    Second Street  GIVE VOR TEETH ATTENTION  When tliey first need le, before' they  Klvo you.pain, thereby avoiding need-  ��������� less suffering and 'asssurlng more satisfactory nnd permanent work, and at less  cost, than If left until tho latter stages  Of depay.        ,. . ,   **  Dr. Burgess,  : Dentist,  -   :   :   :   :   Tavlor Block.  EDWARD A. IIAGGEN,^  ���������    Mining Engineer,''  Member'American Institute fining Engineer*  Member Canadian Mining Institute.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.       ''  Examination of and reports on Mineral pron-  .. crtiCH a "specialty."  No-ricfi.   . .  Court of Assize, Nisi Prins, Oyer and Terminer  and.General Uaol Delivery-Vilt be holilen  in the (.011 rt House at'eleven o'clock- In  the forenoon, at the places and on tho dates  following, namely:���������,* , . -  ���������City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April,  1301. - .  Cllyof New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  ���������,,    April, 1901. -  City of Nelson, on thc 7tb day of May, 1901.  City of Kevelstoke, on tho 7th day of May,  City of Vernon; on the 15th day of Mav. IIHB.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day o'f May,  City of Vancouver, on the ,2lBt day of May,  City of Victoria; on thc 2StU day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton, on the 28th day of May. 1901.  By Command. ���������  J. D. FRENTICE.  *..,...���������-..-,<-���������-     .     . Froiincidl Secretary.  Provinci*] Secretary's Office,  3,-ti >Urch. 13U1. ' im  NOTICE. '  I bare received  application lor a   Retail  kusp  House,  Nakusp,  B. c, aod ��������� <eeclal  S"' J* &eU '" 'he Prov-Inciot roUtfOfllco,  F.eTfilstoJ_e, on April 10th at 7.30 p.������,  R. A. UPPER, ,   ���������                  Chief License Inspector.  I  ii  n  ���������'���������ii  -���������#

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