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 4 ..  ; ? / j / ,���������'  IiS'  <\  .-">  -ISSTJE3D   TWIOE-A-'WEEK -^^VEDlrT-ElS3DA.irS   -A-ZEsTID  Sj<LTTjrE,D^.-yS-  ^  li  ���������fi  fc"  -. 5  Vol   V. No. 27.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.    SATURDAY,  APRIL 6, 1901.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  Just i-eceived a" nice line of the celebrated   "W.   B."   und   "La Virda  Cor-sets.    manufoctured    by    Win-  giirteu Bros., New York. -  THKSK ARE THE  NEWEST THINGS OUT  Price: $1.50 to $6  We expect Miss G. D. Lipton to be  here on April 18th, 19th and 20th to  Ht LA VIRDA and \V. B. Corsets  nnd to take special orders.  6-*������8������������������������S>^^  BOOTS  and  OUR COMMERCIAL FUTURE  SHOES  Anothtrbig lot .*pf- SLATER'S -just  in; the newest thing in TANS. ^  WHICH  We have   a  man's splendid shoe  made from Fine Box Calf  ���������Arid-"aiiothcr,-equally-.is--good,iof__  Kongaroo.  Take your choice-of urate rial and  -we guarantee satisfaction in fit,  style, durability and price.  COME  AND  SEE  OUR  Ventilated  Shoes...  LATEST THING OUT.  Choicest  Groceries  ALWAYS IN STOCK  y-tf-r#������w*.������*<*i*w*.r-r*g������^  C B. HUME  &C0  GLITTERING PROMISES  In another colinn of this issue will be  found an account of an interview with  Mr. Ed. Adair, who gives a report, of  the result of his recent visit to Eastern  Canada.' In this article matters are  touched on "of great importance to the  people of Revelstoke and the Big Bend  district. The immense value of the  very extensive timber ranges which  exist on the upper Columbia is one  point, on which he touched, which  should be kept steadily to the front.  Revelstoke is the -natural point at  whicli this timber should he converted  into the manufactured article, whether  in the shape of lumber or pulp. For  tlie manufacture of this latter article  the very largo area of spruce forest in  the valley of the Columbia and on the  slopes of tlie neighboring mountains  offers unrivalled advantages. There is  probably no place in the province  when* the pulp industry can be carried  on more successfully than at this place  nnd the attention of the government,  which is committed ��������� to a policy nt  bonussing pulp factories in British  Columbia, should be directed to this  fact.  Another point of  interest contained  in this interview is the description ^of  the mnniier, in   which   the  Dominion  government intend to expend the   fifteen thousand dollars, appropriated for  the improvement of the navigation on  the upper river.   The idea  ot   putting  one  thiid   of   this   amount  into   the  construction of a tramway  at Death  Rapids is one which must meet with  unqualified    approval.        The     only  criticism which can be offered is as  to  the  adequacy  of the   sum    of    five  thousand  dollars   for   the ' proposed  work.   However, this   may be, in the  uncertainty   which   prevails    among  those who know the ground as to the  length of tramway required   to   meet  the necessities   of  the  cise .at   these  rapids, the Herald is not prepared to  to decide.   But it certainly is a source  of gratification to find that the Dominion government are in possession of a  full knowledge of the necessities of the  case with regard to transportation   at  this point and are prepared to start to  work to overcome them.*    Taken   together with the wagon road above the  canyon  and��������� the' -' steamship  .promised by theprovincialgovenimentf  this proposed tramway means .that' a  second, steamer will  certainly    very  shortly be put, on the river to ply   between the head of the   Death" Rapids  and that nn  immense  territory  con;  taining the most valuable resources in  minerals, timber and land will at once  be placed in close and easy communication with Revelstoke.   To this town  the grants in this year's Dominion and  provincial estimates mean that the Hrst  strides have heen taken along the road,  which will  in a  few years*, leave   her  without a possible rival.as   the  com  mercial capital of Kootenay.  It has been some time arriving, but  it is beginning to come. The force of  geographical position may be slowly  exerted but it is always in the long run  irresistible. It is a power, which from  its very nature does not appeal except  to the most clearsighted. Half a dozen  mines on the side of a hill within easy  reach is a tangible piece of evidencefor  the future of a near by mining camp,  which is much more easily appreciated.  But it is position.which is the final and  supreme factor in the creation of great  distributing and -commercial .centres.i  A place which grows and grows!  steadily~*andT^almost--��������� i*uperceptibly,-  without any very 'assignable reason  for its progress is the place, which  eventually arrives at supremacy,  Revelstoke has hnd 'much to contend  with. Townsite complications of every  possible variety 'retarded its growth  for fifteen years. .Freight rate discrimination against it even, now has  cut it oft f wun the trade, which should  rightly belong to it in lhe districts  immediately to the south of the town.  Folly and mismanagement have practically wiped out mining camps, which  were and still are of infinite promise  and which today nhould be doing a  large trade with this plnce " ns supply  point. Inaccessibility has hindered  development in the vast district north  of the main line, which is the natural  commercial territory of the town. But  no circumstance or combination of  circumstances has availed to destroy  the faith of Revelstokers in fthe ultimate future of their city and it looks as  il|nt last their patient faith and  undaunted efforts were to begin to  receive a well deserved reward.  THE CHINESE COMMISSION.  Of Development if the Hill'Charter From   Will  Sum  up   Dead  Against the Wily  Michel to the Boundary is Granted.      > Oriental.  The burden of evidence so fur collet'  Today 312 ovens aie in operation in  Fernie'and thet.e give move than a  sufficient supply of coke for the British Columbiasiiieltersnow in existence,  but if the charter for .the railway to the  boundary is granted, immense  additions lo the plant at this point will  he made and a great sum of money will  be expended in opening up the deposits  at Michel and Moirishy creek. The  Coal eompanv has announced its  intention of immediately meeting at  Fernie 120 more ovens andSO additional  houses, at a cost of $117,500. At  Michel -100 ovens will be erected at a  cost of SSSOO.OOO; llXi houses at n. cost of  $55,000; on plant and mine improvement $00,000 will be expended nnd  $5,000 on offices and store houses;  making a total of $420,000, At Mor-  rissy creek the following amounts will  be the outlay : 200 coke' ovens at  $150,000 *, 150 houses at $82,500; mine  improvement and planls, $00,000 and  ollices and store $5,000, or a total of  $297,500. In all, the granting of the  charter will be the signal for the expenditme in these three" places of  $335,000. This will mean the employment of hundreds -of men and the  inauguration of a period of activity in  that district which will make itself felt  not in the province only, but also in  Eastern Canada.���������Rossland Miner.  Mine Managers' Announcement.  Rossland,' 1st April, 1001  To the Employees of the Undersigned  Mining Companies:  It being a matter of common report  that a certain element in the Rossland  Miners' union is insisting upon the  abrogation of the settlement that was  entered into a year ago at tbe instance  of Messrs. R. C. CluteandRnlph Smi__h,  we think it only'right to all concerned  that we should state atj,he earliest  opportunity offered, that if any action  is taken by the Miners' union looking  to a change in the existiug labor conditions in this camp," we, the undersigned, will have no alternative but to  close down pur mines and re-open only  under a reduced scale of wages."  .. The accumulating burden's.that have  bonus j-been imposed upon the ininirigiridustry  ' in'this province are "already 'lreavy~to  bear and if-those'.burdens are increased  it -will be" impossible to operate these  .mines on a business basis. ,. '��������� - , -  *"��������� We have been struggling.for- a long  time past to put these mines on a pay-  .ing basis, and*-;have been devising all  manner (of ways and means for the  accomplishment of this end without  resorting to the'reduction of wages.  Consequently, any further trouble  or expense to the companies at this  time will leaveno' alternative but to  abandon our effort to maintain- wages'  .at tlie oldstiindaid,. and we will be  compelled to adopt the long considered  plan of reducing miners' wages to $3.00  per day and muckers and unskilled,  surface libor to $2.00 per day.  Le Roi Mining Co., Ltd.   ���������  Le Roi No. 2, Ltd.   -  Rossland Great Western Mines, Ltd.  Kootenay Mining Co., Ltd.  By Bernard Macdonald, G. M;  The  War Eagle C. M.&D. Co.'Ltd*  - The Centre Star Mining Co., Ltd.,  -By   Edmund   B. Kirby, G'. M.  I  ted by the commission is decidoly  ngninst the heathen resident and if be  is unable to show any better reason  than he has as yet given why he should  be allowed to stay in the country he  will undoubtedly have' to go. This  may be a, sorrowful outlook for his  sentimental clerical friends in Eastern  Canada who want to deluge this country with these Oriental ragamulliiis,  for thu purpose of Christianizing them,  lint w,e fancy that their thin quavering  pipings will sound rather small in the  e.irs of t he federal legislators when  the report of the Chinese commission  has been submitted to the house.���������  Rossland Miner.  Legislature Adjourns for Two Weeks  "Victotia, April 4.���������The legislature  adjourned for two weeks fiom Wednesday. The object is to allow the  members to consult their constituents  on the railway question, the government having decided to.be guided  entirely by their supporters on this  question. The budget speech will not  he delivered until after tlie recess and  it-1 is expected "that the'then finance  minister, .Turner, will announce his  retirement from public life to take the  position of agent general of this  province nt London, Eng. This office  will be opened in May and it, is  expected that^R. E. Gosnell, secretary  to the preniier,-will go over.  Terrenoir Donations.  The city'clerk is in'receipt of.the  very handsome sum of $02 collected by  Mrs. Martin and ' Mrs.' Edwards at  Nakusp.for the benefit, of the Terrenoir  family." A further amount; of $6 has  been forwarded by the Calvary Herald and Mr. Clancy, C.'P. R.'.watch-  man, has sent in a> personal "subscription of $5 for tbe same purpose. C. F.  Lindmark, who ,is- collecting in town,  reports.that he'expects to raise at least  $200 on his list before he 'completes it.  Conductor .Alf-Penzer, fwho , was  conductor on the train on 'which the  accident occurred, has collected < $80  and $00 for the benefit of the family.',  THE LARDEAU BRANCH  Will  be  Completed to  the Foot of the  Lake by May or June.  Questioned by the Nelson Tribune on  Tuesday as to thu Lardeau extension,  Mr. Whyte explained that work was  being pushed with all due haste. They  had a good deal of steel on hand, but  not sufficient to cover the distance.  On this branch.OO-poimd rails would be  used, 'which would be heavy enough  for till the trafiic expected. On the  main Hue, where heavv freight had to  be handled,* 80-pound steel is used.  Probably by May or June tliis branch  would be completed. There was some  heavy rock work lo be encountered,  but the grade generally was easy.  the  Blairmore Coalfields Will Supply  Canadian Pacific Railroad.  In discussing the prospects of his  company in their Alberta . coal  ventures, H. L. Frank, of Butte, is  quoted as follows in the Western  Mining World: "I am satisfied from  what I have been told by expert coal  men, and from what I myself have  seen, that the mines are the best in the  entire Northwest. At anyjrate they  are good enough lor me and I am  going right ahead with the putting in  of machinery and developing without  iinylimit, We will,-have the most  complete coal plant in that part of the  country when all our machinery is in  and our hoisting machinery will he as  complete as that of any of ��������� the great  copper mines of Butte. We will not  ship oiir coal to Montana, at least not  for the present, nor will we coke it for  shipment here as was intended, ' As  oiu arrangements now are'we will sell  the entire output of the mine to - the  Canadian Pacific Railroad, aud they  are very anxious that we should begin ' to supply them as quickly as  possible, which is one of the reasons  tor my trip al the piesent time."  Shade Trees, Fruit Trees', Roses.  . ..  Persons desirous of obtaining Apple  Pear, Cherry or Plum Trees, Shade  Trees, Lilacs, Mountain Ash, 'Horse  Chesnuts, Raspberry or Currant Bushes  or Roses standard and climbing, will-find  it to their advantage to address J. L.  Webster, - Coldstream Nursery,  Vernon.  ' ' " "       \ _ap* ������2 *���������  POLICY OF GOVERNMENT  With Respect to Crow's Nest Southern  Announced by Mr. Eberts  The policy of tbe provincial government with rupeefc to the Crow's  Nest Southern railway charter was  announced Tuesday, when attorney-  general Eberts gave notice of two  important amendments which he  proposes to add to the railway bill in  committee. The first of these provides  for government control of tbe company's freight and passenger rates, and  the second prohibits the railway company from moving ciial or coke fiom  the East Kootenay collieries-until thu  demands of the smelter in "Vale and  Kootenay have been met to the satisfaction ot the lienteuant-governor-in-  council. These amendment*-, will put  t he professed good faith of the Crow's  Nest Southern promoters to the test.  They have proclaimed all along that  they were anxious' to guarantee the  fuel supply of the Btiti-.li Coltimbi.-t  smelters and that they onlv intended  to export their surplus. The amendment of the attorney-general simply  makes it obligatory upon the promoters to do what they profess', their  willingness to do.���������Nelson Tribune.  The New Mountain Playground.  There will be a larger influx of tour  ists to the'mnuntains of British Colum  bia during the coming summer than  ever before in the history of'the C. P.  R. You know, a new playground has  been discovered in the Canadian  Rockies, up the north fork of the  Wapta, directly north of Field station.  It is a wondpi'ful place, with high  peaks that are worth climbing, glaciers  that rival the Illecillewaet. of the  Selkirks, mngnificent waterfalls that  surpass in height and volume anything  of the kind in America, and deep' canyons that will .delight" the sightseer.  Trails are being built throughout this  region and camps constructed, and  already the applications from different  pai'ts "of ��������� the United States are so  numerous that the capacity of the C.  P. R. hotel nt Field will have to bb  doubled."  Books.  The  Librarian  of St.  School will' be pleased  tributions of books for  Sunday School Library.  Peter's Sunday  to receive con-  the.use of the  The books need  not be in first class condition if the read-*  ing matter < is complete, as they can be  re-bound. ap 6 i-t.  "...' *    G, G.'McConnel],''  -...''-- - " Librarian.  -*->\~i-_.  _"*" ���������  "' rfT.~-"-." ���������ti~'t:C-''-T ���������--'"  FOR  pring  Our stock, comprising Dress and Clothing-Is eeds for Men, Women iind Children  are complete in every detail. So far as we can tell no one has been overlooked and no  worthy style or garment for Easter or Spring will be found missing from our showing.  We have gathered more carefully and more liberally than ever -before. The result is  here to speak for itself. Better Styles, Better Values and Better Variety we. believe  than you have ever seen at one time under the same roof, but why say more when  goods are here for your inspection.- ������������������ '  A Desperate Alternative.  It was the old trouble about putting  the , choir into surplices���������the old  tronble with a variation. Generally it  is a section of the congregation that  kicks on these occasions. This time it  was the better half of the choir that  struck. It was a mixed choir and the  ladies had decided objections to wearing surplices. The choir master  insisted, the curate pleaded, but all in  vain���������'.When she won't, she won't and  there's an end on't." Finally the  rector was appealed to and the reverend gentleman made short work of  the revolt. "Ladies." said he. "Next  Sunday morning tt will be surplices or  nothing 1"  The tenors tittered, the sopranos  nnd contraltos blushed, bul on Sunday sure enough it was surplices.  How to Grow Pansies. ,  Pansy'plants are raised by getting  good seeds and sowing in shallow boxes  in the^house or Hofbeds^'utdpors.���������Iu  the house seedB may be started in  February, March or April. Fill the  box with fine prepared dirt, .bringing  it nearly to the top. This soil need not  be so very/rich^ good garden loam will  answer very well. Make the top level  nnd smooth and scatter the seeds as  evenly as possible. When this is done,  shift some soil over them until they  are covered about a quarter of an inch  in depth. Next give a light sprinkling,  and then wet a piece of spongy paper,  and put over the top of the box, set iu  a sunny window, free from drafts, and  in about eight days expect to see the  first tiny shoots appear. Do not pour  water over the soil, but let all moisture  be given through the paper, which  should be frequsntly moistened.  By May, plants ought to lie large  enought to set out of doors. Have the  ground where they are to be placet",  deep and mellow and plenty of well  decayed manure worked in. Select a  cloudy day for setting out the .plants,  and put them about eight inches apart  each way, ^firming - them down welL  By July they will begin to blossom  and will continue to, flower until late  in the fall. In the meantime work the  soil every week, give tlie plants all the  water they can drink. Keep the blossoms well picked off. so no seed pods���������  which take the strength from the  plants���������can form, and give fertilizer if  it should be needed, the best fertilizer  is liquid manure, if.it is not too strong.  To my mind a situation which receives  the benefit of the sun till noon"5 and is  shaded for the remainder of the day is  an ideal place for apjuisy bed.  Ladies' Shirt Waists  ___Striped Patterns .s   Ladies'  in   American  Percales,   *...$1 00  Shirt"*"Wai9tsr"-  Fine American Percales  in Blue and White, Plain and Tucked Fronts,  all sizes .'.: $1 25  Skirt Lengths  Ten Skirt Lengths of Four Yai'ds each," choice  Patterns, comprising Black Wool Figured  Goods ��������� Regular value $5.    Special $3 00  150 Yards of Fancy  ���������Regular price 35c.  Checks,  Special.  Choice  . -  Patterns   25c  White Lawn Waists  Ladies' White Muslin Waists finished with  Tucks and Embroidery...'..". $1 50  ���������  Ladies' White  Lawn  Shirt Waists,   finished  .   , with  Tucks and   Embroidery insertion;  also  mode with Box Pleat Tucks and Swins insertion $1 75  Ladies' Sheer White Lawn Waists, four rows  of insertion in front, also some with Front  and Cuffs, finished with fine Tucking and  Insertion $2 25  the Very Daintiest  Undermusiins  We have been steadily increasing our showing of lovely Lacy Lingerie and nnvo now a  magnificent supply of New White Under-  "muslins modelled'after the very latest New  York Styles, ��������� and the New . York models  embody all the grqce and charm that can lie  shown in these goods. Come and look over  some of the new Spring ideas.  Ladies' Waists  .Ladies' Waists, Fancy Muslins, also American  Percales,  some tucked all' over���������Black,  Pink,  -Bluiv-Mauve, and,Black.and3Vhite -_^,__._^$_l_50  Ladies' Gloves  Ladies' Extra Fine Kid Gloves, 2 Large  Diamond Patent Clasps, Choice Skins, Gusset  Fingers, stylish and Dressy, in. Black, Light  and Dark Tans only.     Per pair.' $1 25  Ladies' New Mocha and Astoria Gloves, Pique  and Over-Sewn Seams, light weight. Per  pair $1 75  A HELPFUL MISSION.  Mr. Adair's Report of Effective Work for  the Development of North Kootenay in  Eastern Canada.  Mr. Ed. Adair returned Irom his  trip to the east on Wednesday. He  reports a very successful result of the  journey. He has set on foot business  arrangements which will result in a  considerable access of capital into the  Big Bend district. A second company  has been started to take over part of  the property on Lnforme creek, owned '  aud operated by the Adair Mining  Co. at present and there is every  chance that active and extensive  operations will be shot tiy instituted  by both companies on theAdair group."  Mr. Adair found that the reputation  of the Big Bend district as a mining  camp was well established among  people in Eastern Canada interested in  mining and that they were quite well  posted on the -whole situation a'nd the  conditions, which have hitherto  retarded the progress of the district.  Further than this Mr. Adair utilized  his experience   as _ an old lumberman  and his   knowledge of the   timber  resources of North Kootenay to interest  lumbermen   down  east  in the great  inducements which nature offers to the  establishment of the pulpwood indns-  try  at  Revelstoke.   He  pointed" out  that the valley of the Columia is full  of spruce'and that spruce also grows  in large quantities~on the slopes of the-  mountains  on  each side of the river  above   the  cedar  line,   from   which  elevation the logs can easily be brought  down by means of slides.   As a matter  of fact we possess in the valley of the -  Columbia from Beavermouth to Rev- -  elstoke   ft ��������� timber district,   which  is  -  only excelled in British Columbia by    *  the timber  limits on-.the "coast  and,  Revelstoke is the point marked cut by  the  geography   of the'district for'the  handling  of  this timber  whether by  sawmills or pulp factories.   Mr. Adair  feels confident that he has succeeded in  intei esting   eastern" capital   to   the  investing point  in the_ great capabili- , "  ties presented byjtheJBig Bend district'' '���������.  for the'succe'ssful- carrying \on of-these ,i"  industries  and the results of his  mis- **  sionary work are likely very shortly to  materialize.* .-��������� --*-'      : -"   ,.  When asked about the disposition of  the $15,000  which Mr.  Galliher has   "  succeeded in  getting placed." in - the   ".-  estimates   for   the   improvement_.o������--^,'  navigation on   the' upper  Columbia,--  Mr. Adair said'that he understood that' ���������"  it was to-lje 'divided, into amounts of  $5000  each,   one  to be .expended in ���������  clearing away   boulders in;' the  river ;  about the canyon, one to'place a tram-'  way round Death Rapids and the third /*-  to be used in   improving the' naviga- ^'  tion above Death Rapids! - 'j ".'.'���������  Mr. Adair is'very well, pleased 'with.'-*;",  the  general resultof his trip andVerjri1.'  well pleased   also  to   be" home, aga^a*'-''  among his friends in RevelstofceV He*  has  done a  lot of quiet and effective-  work and his visit to the east will be  found to have given quite a lift to the  object, for which we are all striving,   -"  the , development  of'The magnificent  resources of  Revelstote's great'commercial territory in the Big Bend and  Canoe River districts.  "-"-S'%'l  *-*- -*i,|  English Umbrellas  ****.'.-.'.*-,.  *��������� .'*  ���������"J; v*:  e"-.'-~.  ��������� / -.  $1.50 STERLING SILVER MOUNTING on  Handles of Horn and Rare Wood.  ENGLAND, tho land of Rainy Days, produces  Umbrellas to use all the year around, well  made, sensible, serviceable Umbrellas. _?Several  dozens of them came our way at less than  actual value of handles alone.  We piiHS on the Umbrellas and the advantage. They are the favorite size, the size  the lady buys for the gentlemen and uses  herself.  The Height of  Elegance  I  THE LATEST MODISH NECKWEAR.  Every new and fanciful idea, that is prettv and  becoming for neck arrangement can he found  here. All the New York ideas travel quickly  to our Show Cases and help manv a shopper as  models. HOPE YOU WILL COME TO SEE  THEM.  Eauter Excursions.  A rate of one fare  and a third> for  Eastern holiday tickets will be given  by the C.  P.  R. to all local' points.  Tickets to be on sale April 4th and 5th  good to return up  to and including  ^pril8th.    ���������  MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY.  REID & YOUNG,  Revelstoke  Station.  )WPJ*PMr\9MMUP������0j*j*j^^  Public School Report.  DIVISION" I.  Class 5 ���������1st, Bessie Lawson ; 2nd,  Ernest Hanson ; 3rd, Frank Guerin.w--  Class  4,   A,���������1st,   Pearl Robinson ;  2nd, Mary E1 wards ; 3rd, Hilda Hobbs.  Class 4,   B.���������1st,  Joseph  Howson;  2nd,    Joseph   Morgan ;   3rd,    Grace  Somes.  Albe.it Sullivan.  division n.  Class 4, jr.���������1st, Nellie Daniels ; 2nd',  Winnie McCrury; 3rd, Percy Dunne.  Class  3,   sr.���������1st,   Arthur  Bennet;  ind, Grace Gordon ; 3rd, Josie Ainplie. *  Class 3, jr���������1st, Eleanor Bell ; 2nd,  Libby Burget; 3rd, Maggie Calder.  ' Miss;Smith.  division in.  Class 2nd, sr���������1st, Violet Robinson ;  2nd, Olive Bell; 3rd, Robert McCrury.  Class 2nd. jr.   1st, Tom Wilkinson ;  2nd, Agnes Blackberg j.3, Annie Cor-*,  son.  Class 1.���������1, Clifford Urquhart; 2nd,  Ailhur Caley ; 3rd, John Caldwell.  Miss Millabd,  division IV.  First  Reader.���������1,   Mabel Hay; 2nd,  Ethel Blackberg; 3rd. Maggie Nealon  and Edna Bruce. i\  Class 1, 2nd pr.���������1. Emma Morgan ;  2nd, Kathleen Anderson; 3rd,-Doris  Bennett.  Class 1, 2nd _pr.���������1st, Laura Hobbs;  2ud. Sandy McRae ; 3rd, EvaDoylo.  Miss Edgah.  mvisioN v.  Class   3.���������1st.    Eric Coursier; 2nd,  Willie Picard ; 3rd. Duncan Kennedy.  Class   2.���������1st.    Leon  Solway; 2nd,  Charlie Smith ; 3rd, Reggie Wolsey.  Class   1.���������1st,   Harry  Floyd; 2nd,  James Lawrence: 3rd,  Norman  McLeod, ������    .  Mis9 Robinson,  division VI.  Class   1.���������1st,   Flora  Forbes;  2nd,  Maude Simmons; 3nd Alfred Tapping.  Class 2.���������1st,  Fred  Goddard; 2nd,  Rita Doyle; 3rd, Donald Calder.  Miss Fraser.  .���������\-_  -if* fc������ wGu^etxZjZv*.  jTSW-^Jaat-tjaOdMB  mJ^SarTtMiGxv-xificr+xm  tzzh*. 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Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared ln  another paper must first be offered for  publication to that paper before lt  can appear ln THE HERALD.  Mr. Joseph Martin is repoma as  introducing into the British Coumbia  legislature a bill to permit champerty, or the taking of lawsuits on  the chance of getting something out  of the results of the judgment. There  has always been champerty, and there  have always been laws against it It  has been rghtly regarded as a practice at once mischievous and degrading to the professional man who permitted himself to descend to it. It  is a matter of surprise that a lawyer  should take Mr. Martin's position.  The bar in the Pacific province must  be short of business indeed.���������Montreal Gazette.  A KIDNAPPING CASE  ROAD TO HUDSON'S BAY  The Northern Pacific railway Is reported to have notified the Manitoba  government that unless the lines covered by the Roblin contract are taken  over on April 1, the company will refuse to stick to Its bargain, says the  Monrteal Gazette. It is a little  doubtful if the Northern Pacific  would refuse to sell a non-payins  property at a huge price, because of  the delay ot a day In the purchaser  coming to time. Still its earnestness  might be worth testing. If it should  live up to its threat the only apparent  door for the province to escapo from  a mad bargain would be unexpectedly  opened.  General Botha has declined the  term6 of peace offered by Lord Kitchener. There aro many things that  make it appear the negotiations were  not, on the Boers' side, intended to  reach any other end. Tho partial  cessation of hostilities has enabled  the various commanders to confer  with each other, an tho result may  be looked for In some new development of hostility as useless as affecting the end ' of tho campaign as it  will bo annoying to the ultimate victors. But the end is coming. Every  month sees the hostile forces weakened with no opportunity of regaining lost strength.  WIPE OUT THE BLOT.  The Liberal papers are speaking of  the "empty nature" of the Cook  Charges, while the Conservative papers  state that they have been amply substantiated. Divested, however, of  all party coloring the recent investigation proves undoubtedly that Mr.  tj-ook was not talking altogether  through his hat last fall whon he  asserted - that he was offered the' recusal of a seat in the senate for thc  sum of  $10,000.  It is true that the baldness of thc  proposition was' covered by the sug-  ���������geetion that it was only a subscription towards the party funds that  was required, but as. the amount of  tJhe subscription was fixed at $10,000  and . a seat in ' the senate was made  contingent upon its payment, it can  ���������only be regarded as a quid pro quo.  The above facts are borne out by  Sir. Cook's evidence before the senate emmttee and can hardly be gain-  sayed. Mr. Cook is a gentleman of  wealth and position and a life long  liberal and is hardly ths man who  ���������would violate his political predelic-  jions or his personal honor by swearing to a false,statement without'obvious reasons.  Tho investigation leaves an ugly  emirch upon the mantle of leaders  of the Liberal party that will not  he effaced for many a day to come.  Any politial party that uses their  Bower as representatives of the peoplo  to traffic in the offices of the crown  rightly merit the condemnation of tho  people.  There were scandals in the times  of the Conservatives but it is doubtful if "ever there was anything equal  to this.  In the reign of James I. baronetcies  were sold for large sums to replenish the privy purse and historians refer to .it with contumely as a disgrace upon England even in those  aafidaeval times. What must be  thought of Canada when such a scandal occurs nearly four hundred years  later.  If the charges are not true.., it is  earnestly hoped tbat the government  will not sit in silence but will  take vigorous means to rebut tbem  so that Canadians will not need to  Slide their dimiiushed heads in shame  and bear in silence the reproach of  other nations.  It    is estimated      that thero     aro  about 400,000 Angora    goats    in' the  United   States,   and   that our  ann.-.l  production of mohair is about 1,000,-  000 pounds.     Although very little has  been  said   or   written   about  Angora  goats  during tho last 40 years, they  have been    extensively bred    in the  "Western States   and   Territories, especially  in Texas.  New Mexico,  Nevada, Florida. California and Oregon.  Investigations prove that they are not  only classed amonK the most useful  or   the   domestic   animals,   but   their  usefulness  is  manifested   in    various  ways.      The fleece,    called "mohair."  furnishes   some  of  the  finest fabrics  among ladies'  goods,  and. is used  in  various   other   manufactures.     Their  habit  of  browsing  enables  a  farmer  in a wooded locality to use them to  help in subjuagtlng the forest. Their  flesh is exceedingly delicate and  nutritious: the milk, though not so abundant   as   with  the  milch  breed   of  goats, is richer than cow's milk: their,  tanned skins, though inferior in,quality to the skins of the common goat,  are used for leather: their pelts make  the  neatest .of  robes  and* rugs.      A  few of them ln a flock of sheep are a  protection "from wolves and dogs:  and  their manure is noticeably helpful to  the  grass  which  follows   them   after  they  have  cleaned  away the undcr-  brusti.      1'nere  is   much  interest  in  the  goat question,  and    the    United  States department   of agriculture has  received   numerous   letters of inquiry  concerning  Angora   goats. '   For  the  purpose of  answering the  many  letters containing   questions, the bureau  of animal    industry of   that department has just issued Bulletin No. 27.  Bureau   of Animal   Industry,  cutiteld  ''Information    Concerning     the . Angora Goat.'"���������Bradstreet's.  _A  TU8H-IN THE TIDE...  The other day the prisident of  ehe Glasgow chamber of commerce in  the course of his annual address came  but' strongly as a protectionist. lie  stated in inaugurating free trade in  Croat Britain the principle of self-  interest had been eliminated and  without that .principle no nation  could hope to keep up its own industries. Great nations had been built  ci) by the practice of protection until  they were serious rivals of Great  Britain anil the day was coming when  Britain would have to adopt llie  principle of protection.  Wo woufil commend thwe utterances to the attention of tbe leaders  of tho Liberal party, who declare that  tbe old country will never give Canada  preference   In  her  marUeiK.  The president of the Glasgow  chamber of commerce, by virtue  of his position must be* representative  of lhe views of out* of the strongest  bodies representing Industrial interests in the world. He may be expected to know what he is speaking  about and hi3 utterances should be  well  weighed.  As a matter of fact the principle  retarding factor which exists In Canada against the government entering  into negotiations for reciprocal [/referential trade, is tlie absurd personal predelictions of the premier  hlmEelf.   .  It will be remembered that during  the election campaign of 1S96 he  -posed as an apostle of free fr."<!e  jzospc! and as such was petted, feted  aad presented with a free trade medal  by thc Cobden .club in England. He  accepted the medal and made spaelics  of a committal nature. "When he returned to Canada antl discovered that  the national policy of the Conservatives would have to be maintained,  he endeavored to maintain his title  to the Qobden medal by tinkering  with the 'tariff and making a fr*-v  paltry  reductions*.  He is' afraid, however, tbat . wero  he to countenance anything in the  shape of a reciprocal preferential tariff, he would be accused by liis one  tirae friends ofthe Cobden eluli with  having deserted   bis  colors.  Thus do the personal foibles of one  stand In the way of progress and reform.  A Strange Affair ��������� Shrouded in  Mystery  Rochester, N.Y., March 30.���������A war  rant has been placed ln thc hands of  Director ot Detectives Hayden today  for the arrest of one Edwin Puller,  charging the latter with kidnapping  the 14 year old son ot Thomas D,  Wild, a prominent tailor of this city,  on March 15 last.  Two weeks previous to March 15,  Fuller arrived in the city and leased  an office in the Granite building. He  announced himself as a promoter of  the great Merchants Exposition and  Midway fair, which he proposed to  hold at Fltzhugh's hall the week of  March 9-16. A vaudeville show was  to bo one of the features of the fair.  Fuller, the night before the close of  tho show, suddenly disappeared. On  that night Wild was seen with Fuller  at the Erio station.  Young Wild had not been seen since  he disappeared until this morning,  when, after having been -kept a prisoner in Canada for 10 days, ho returned home and told a story of  adventures such as seldom fall to the  lot of boys of his age.  To Director Hayden at police headquarters "this morning, Thomas Wild  said Fuller first noticed him one day  when he was playing a piano at an  auction store. Later he met the boy  near the corner of Main and St. Paul  streets, and asked him to take a  walk with him to see a man who had  a lot of dogs and horses. Fuller  promised to buy somo soda water.  The boy consented, and after stopping  at different drug stores where soda  water was indulged in, tho pair reached Union street, whero a freight train  on ��������� the Niagara Falls branch had  been stopping for orders. The boy  said that after taking the last glass  of soda water he felt very sleepy and  believes It' was drugged.  Fuller' carried the lad into the  caboose of the freight train and laid  him in a bunk. This is the last the  boy can remember till they reached  Niagara Falls. From there Fuller  kept the boy so closely guarded that  he could not escape. They walked  across* tho suspension .bridge to Clifton, and from there froceeded on foot  to St. Catherines, where Fuller took  rooms for the night. He kept telling  the boy to call him "Papa" but this  young Wild refused to do.  After leaving St. Catherines Fuller  gavo entertainments in music halls, he  playing the violin while Wild accompanied him on the piano. At Hamilton Fuller shaved off his moustache,  cut his hair and" otherwise altered  his .appearance.  ,, Wild says he was continually  trying to get away; and when they  reached Toronto yesterday he had  managed to save 'out of. the little  money Fuller had given him 92.10.  When in the afternoon they put up  at' 248 Richmond street, Fuller went  out "a few minutes, and Wild started  for' home. In Toronto, Fuller went  bv the name of Edward Ferguson. He  also called himself Thomas Scott,  Fulton, and several other ��������� aliases at  different towns they were in.  Winnipeg, March 30.���������Mr. Mackenzie, of Mackenzie & Mann, waa In  the city yesterday and was Interviewed as to the date the Canadian  Northern would take ovor the Northern Pacific lines, but further than  6aylng the N. P. would be taken over  as soon as arrangemens had been  completed with that company and the  government, Mr. Mackensle would  not go into the subject.  "I can give you no definite announcement," said Mr. Mackenzie.  "The matter is entirely out of our  hands."  "Do you anticipate any hitch in the  arrangements from action at Ottawa?"  asked the reporter.  "No," said- Mr. Mackenzie. "I  don't think there is any reason to  helieve that there will be."  "Then'you think tho contracts will  be ratified by parliament?"  Mr. Mackenzie was of the opinion  that they-would.  "It is understood that you had an  interview with the premier.ot Ontario  ln regard to .railway mactare. Was  that in conection with your new system as it affects new Ontario?"  "Not altogether," Mr. Mackenzie  replied. "It was largely In regard to  thc charter we ' received about five  years ago. -Nothing definite as to  the route to Hudson's Bay has been  decided on.     It is a big undertaking,  BUSINESS IS DULL  NOT SIGNED YET  Dawson Is at a Standstill���������Little Is  Being Done in the Mining City of  the North.  A Vancouver despatch says:  Business at Dawson, is at a standstill, the stores and "warehouses are  greatly overstocked, and wholesale  prices are lower than ever before  known there. This statement is made  by Mr. L. Robinson, merchant tailor  of Vancouver, who arrived from the  Klondike capital yesterday. He came  out over the ice, or what is left ofi  it, arriving in Seattle on the Victorian yesterday. Mr. Robinson spent  a full month in Dawson and along the  creeks, and being an observing man,  has a good idea of the conditions in  that country. He said: "I found  Dawson very dull, everybody com-  paimng on account or the stoppage  of winter work, but on the creeks I  saw some very: large dumps and 1  predict that the clean up will be larger this, year than last. ��������� The market  Is overstocked with all kinds of  goods.and everything is away down in  price. Many of the merchants with  whom I spoke said they intended to  sell out and would not stop another  winter. '*.-��������� The stocks carried in the  warehouses of the big companies surprised me beyond description, and I  have seen some pretty large stocks.  Tn Dawson one   can get the best of  Pekin, March 27.���������The Chinese government had not signed the Manchuria agreement last night when the  time limit expired.     -    *  ���������    ��������� a,  Mr. Arthur Hitchcock was declared  elected M. L. A. at the recount in  Moose Jaw.   o        *  . '  ���������J. IL SCOTT. B.A., L.UB  jurlatec, Solicitor. Notary PobUo.  IMEfeMb Avenue, Revelstoke Staj  Meney to Lomn  and.cannoi be arrangod'ln a day, but' I ?J?������������������ ��������������� ������������������* ta ��������������� wtafle-  we intend to commence operations in  tho spring.  THE GLASGOW EXHIBITION  A member of the Anthracite Coal  company, says a Winnipeg letter, reports a valuable discovery of coal  near Rochepercee, Man., nt a depth  of 10S feet below tbe river bank. The  coal is said to be of a very superior  quality, and its discovery is said to  prove that superior beds of coal lie  below the lignite deposits on the surface. When the real development  lakes .place the province will be independent of outside sources for its  coal supply.  THE   CORONATION   OATH  An   Investigation   Promised���������Obstruction Withdrawn  . English despatch: John Red mon  has given notice of au amendment  pledging���������tbe~house_to-take-"steps-ia  connnection with the civil list until  the government has announced their  intention of introducing legislation to  alter the "grossly offensive" declar-  tioi of faith, and he explained that it  was because of this declaration that  the Irish party had declined to be  represented on tho select committee.  He threatened that if tho government  did not take steps a vigorous opposition would be offered at every  stage and step of the civil list.  Hut hero Mr. Balfour explained that  thc govern ment has no objection to  the appointment of a committee to  inquire linto tho oath, aud Mr. Redmond wtlidrew his amendment. Kler  Hardie moved an amendment, which  was seconded by Willie Redmond,  asking for ilet.'iils ou every Item ot  expenditure on the civil list, Tint  withdrew it on the assurance from  Sir M. Hicks-Beach lhat the fullest  information would bo laid before tho  committee.  The body was nor. appointed, however, before the house bad divided  twine upon Its personnel. Both Mr.  Dalziel and Mr. Kler Mardie took  exception to tho composition of tho  committee, and pressed to a division;  but the committee of -l members was  ultimately constituted as originally  presented, viz:  Mr. Balfour. .Mr. Hartley. Sir .fobn  Urunner, Sir if. Campbidl-Uannerman,  the chancellor of the exi-heipicr. Sir  I*'. Dixon-Hartland, Kir W. Hnrt-  nyke. Sir ITenry Fowler, air William  Harcourt, Sir S. Home. XV. !_. .lack-  son. Sir James Kit.son. Mr. Lnhou-  clicre.Mr.' Macartney. Mr. .Mc.Keiina,  Mr. Mildmay. Mr. Henshaw. W.F.I).  Smith, Mr. Stevenson. Mr. Wai-r and  Mr.   Wharton.   o   Oxford won from Cambridge in tho  rowing race today by half a length  in 22 min. 31 sec. Cambridge was thn  favorite in the betting. ���������*��������� to 4.  Premier Pipes introduced a bill In  the Nova Scotia legislature to abolish  the upper chamber, but It did not'get  a first reading.  The North West Territories assembly has been called for business oa  May 2nd.  Will Be Opened in May by' ihe Duke  and Duchess of Fife.  Tho -Glasgow exhibition will be opened at Kelvlngrove Park early ln  May by the Duke and Duchess of  Fife. The object of the exhibition is:  "To give a full illustration by the  British empire of its defence, its dominions and Its colonies, and the progress of" industry, science and art  of all nationalities during the nineteenth century."  Official support has been obtained  from Russia, France, Austria, Japan,  Morocco, Persia, Denmark, India.  West Australia. Canada, Queensland,  British South Africa and South Australia. The Czar has granted a  Russian subsidy of $150,000. Hundreds  of Russian workmen have been .erecting six pavilions.for a month past  France expectB. to have 400 exhibitors.  The other countries referred *"o will  display their exhibits in separate sections.  The main building will be an indus-  trial_.hall covering six acres, a machinery hall and a concert hall. American, Russian. German and Greek  bands have been engaged, besides the  nest uritisn regientai Danas. Tne  educational progress of the century,  especially in regard to the training of  th blind, will also be llustrated." Tho  section devoted to sports will incude  cycling, running, tracks, athletics,  etc. *   '-  , The exhibits, except those goods  manufactured during the exhibition  tor the purpose of Illustrating the  process of their production, will not  be" for sale. Scientific- and other  meetings will *be held during-the exhibition, such'as an International Engineering Congress, and Institute ot  Naval Architects, the Societv of Engineers and -Shipbuilders and the Institute  of- Chemical  Industries.  KARL CREELMAN IN INDIA  Bale stores, but in the restaurants the  prices aro high on account ot the high  rents that are charged. Wages are  still at $10 a day, without board, and  $8 a day with board. On our way  out we met 75 loaded teams taking  in every conceivable class of goods.  The men' with me, old Dawsonltes expressed great sympathy for the men  who wero taking these goods in, saying they did not believe that they  would realize the.freight on much of  ft.  "���������Just betore we left Dawson an  order was received from Ottawa, extending the time for closing the gam-  Dllng and muBic halls until June 1, it  having been pointed out that to close  them on shorter notice would work a  great narasnip on - tne employees,  most, of whom were without sufficient  'funds to leave the country. When the  news was received there was quite a  celehration. -  -  "There was considerable excitement over the discoveries on Thistle  creek, near the Stewart river. I saw  about 15 ounces taken-from the creek  in very, pretty nugets.       ,   .  "Whte Horse is livelier than Dawson, there' being much activity there  on account of the boat building and  ���������overhauling of the steamers. A great  many men are at-work there."  On the way. in Mr. Robinson was  ithrown from a sleigh, and had two  rib3,broken. However, he recovered  sufficiently to do 'considerable business. The trip;out was made in flve  days-from Dawson to Skagway, by the  C. D. company's, stage route. This is  a most convenient -and . comfortable  way of travelling, the' company hav-  ng a courteous staff of officers,, who  do all in the power for the comfort  of .their patrons. Tho trail was very  bad from Selkirk to White horse, tho  sleigh runners being beneath water in  ���������a number of places. :   o   WOULD  BE. SUICIDE  A WOMAN'S THROAT  Is her fortune if she chances to be a Patti  or Albani, and that fortune is guarded day  and night with the greatest care. Nothing  frightens a singer so much as a cough.  Every woman ought to be afraid of a  cough. It is nature's danger signal. Who  doea not know of some rnveet woman-voice  silenced forever by disease which began  with a slight cough.  The use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical  Discovery will ensure a permanent cure of  the most obstinate and lingering coughs.  Even when the lungs are involved and  there are hemorrhages and emaciation,  "Golden Medical Discovery" is generally  effective in restoring the diseased organs  to sound health and strength. There Is  no alcohol in the "Discovery" and* it is  entirely free from opium, cocaine and all  other narcotics.  11 am feeling quite well,*1 writes Miss Dorcas  A. tfi-nia, of No. 1:39 74th Street, Washington,  D. C, "and I owe it all to Df. Pierce's Golden  Medical SiscoTcry. I had been quite a sufferer  for a long time, and after reading Dr. Pierce's  Commou Sense Medical Adviser thought I would  try his ' Golden Medical Discovery.' I had not  been sleeping well for a long time. Took one tea-  spoonful of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and slept nearly all night without coughing,  so I continued talcing lt. I had bcr 1 a great  sufferer for more thau ten years. I tried lots of  dlflereut medicines and different doctors, but  did not feel much better. I coughed until I  commenced spitting blood, but now X feel much  stronger and am entirely well,"  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser, in paper covers, is sent free on  receipt of 31 one-cent stamps to pay ez- t  HAJtVOT. MeCARTBR & PINKHAM  ��������� ..   Barristers, Solicitors., Bta.  tMUo-ton    tor   Imperial    Bank    cs  ���������__ Canada  osnpany Bonds to loan at 8 per cent  -___2BJ2������:    Molsons Bank Block  *���������* street, RevelBtoke station, B.CL  3. W. CROSS  JOce:   -^keu^Zvenue. Revelstoke  *KSeoa to the C. P. |TW**  Health Officer. City of Revelstoke  Methodtat Church, Reveteto-fl.  eiose of the morning serrloe   tSSZ  weekly prayer meeting ^T JE������  v^te-rvrealne at 7:80. The poMfe  are cordially Invited.. Seats taST^  RHVlaj.THOMPsbN. Pastor.  SI Peter's Church (Anglican)  ���������Bteht a.m., Holy Eucharist; U  J*> mattns, litany and sermon (HDty  Boenarist, first Sunday tn the moatlO;'  1:30 Sunday ' school, or chlMmr  eervtoe; 7:'S0 evensong (-choral) aa-9  sermon. Holy Days���������The Heir  Buotoartst la celebi*ated at 1 a.m. oa������  ���������B.BL, as announced. Holy Bantam  after Sunday school at 8:16.  C. A. PROCUNIER, Vicar.  Presbyterian Church  f   -"   ���������-  Service .every Sunday    at'U a.ni  and 7.80 p.m.; Bible Class at 3:t0.������  m. to which all are welcome. Praysc  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wedneetey,  RHV. W. C. CALDER, Pastor.  pense of customs and mailing only." Ad- \  dress Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. I on front street.  Roman Catholic Church" '  Mass first and  third '' Sundays' In"  month at 10:80 a.m.* - -.    ���������"  REV. FATHER THATEEt.  .   Salvation Army  Meeting every night In their haB  &������*&&$*&&&&$*$*&������*  ���������Q  BURNED   TO   A   CRISP  Wheeling Hound the World.  Karl Crcelmrin, who nearly two  years ago was in tho.Territories on a  bicycle "trip around tho world, is now  ln Bombay,' India, and writes to the  Montreal Star as follows:  " I arrived In Bombay two days ago  from the Interior." Found travelling  vc-rv difficult during tho last two  weeks, as the country- was more or  less a desert after the ravages of tho  famine. The roads were bad. being  covered with loose sand, and often  led alongside tho deep jungle, inhabited by snakes, tigers, panthers,. etc.  in those dtstricts. the roar of tigers  wns heard nightly,' and it was utterly  unsafe to go outside a village after  darkness had fallen. On one occasion  I was pedalling along, the junge  growing close to the road, at dusk in  a part of the country, whore several  "man eatera" were supposed to be  prowling about. When all of a sudden, I heard a loud crashing and a low  growl in the jungle close at- hand. It  may have been a tiger, or it may  have only been a water buffalo.  However, it was enough to make ono  put on airspeed, and slnfce thpt lime  T have never had enough courage- to  travel__thro.ueht_thp_junsde. - after-,the  jungle after the sun had fallen. *  ,lt wa3 not altogether pleasant  traveling in some parts ofthe"interior,  where thc famine hnd killed the  people off and where tigera roamed,  for the people that were left from  famine wanted ' my money and the  tigers wanted my life. I was, compelled to carry 'food and water, and  sometimes to camp out by myself In  some small village. Ague and jungle  fever attacked me regularly every  throe days, and needless to say I was  not sorry when i finished my cycling  in India by arrving at Bombay. 1  went to see a_ doctor on my arrival  here to see if ho could do anything  for my fever. fie said: "India in  no place for you Just now, you had  Getter leave It as quickly as pon-  sible." I told him I would lose no  time In getting away. So I nt once  set ahont, getting a boat to Cape  Town, but soon fount! that no boats  ran down to South Africn from Uom-  Iwy. So now I will have to go over  to Egypt Instead, where more than  likely I will have to go In quarantine,  r.s plague is very bad in Bombay at  present, which makes the hcaT_ri authorities at other places very strict  on passengers from  this nort.  ,f do not expect    to get away from  here Tor a little- time y*>t, but. nrt  dotihl, If will not b������ Ions.  Goodall's Farmer says: Some of thc  best informed stockment of the west  are o������ the opinion that tbo strife  between cattlo raisers and sheepmen  will never be. satisfactorily settled a.s  Iohk un there is open range t.o be  thc bono of contention. Invariably  the sheepmen, or rather, the sheep,  get the worst of it. Some of thc employees of cattle companies have a  way of charging a flock -,cf sheep,  driving them over a precipice or  shooting them with a six shooter. This  has happened several times In Colo  rnilo. Wyoming and Montana during  tins past yeni* in the face of the fact  tlint the shcepment had as much right  to the disputed territory ns t is persecutors. There. ������pcni������ le. Im a law  against rustling which i.-i n forced,  bnt might, la still rixht -villi tbe  cattlemen. Thc should lie scrns way  Commissioner Ross, of the Yukon. ��������� of giving those sheep ..ill'j.s :i d-ao of  has left Vancouver for the north. their own medicine.  - Philadelphia, April l.-;-Clad in the  half burned shreds of a' gown that  she had donned to receive her guests  at a dinner which was to precede  a theatre party, her face a mass of  scars, her hair burned from her head,  Mrs. Clfira Koehier, 1933 Dfamond  street, was taken last evening to tbe  Episcopal hospital. She will probably die.  Even as the ambulance carried tlie  hostess from her home the expected  guests arrived, to be met by -��������� tho  frightened servants with the story of  the tragedy,   told   in   awed   whispers.  Mre. Koehier, who is a wealthy  widow, had retired to her dressing  room to add the finishing touches to  her toilet in preparation for the evening's gaiety.- It is supposed that  while curling her hair she upset the  spirit lamp.  The alcohol flew over her clothes,  ignited, and she rushed down stairs  shrieking, a living torch. The servants, who ..were .ready, to serve _th  dinner, beat out the flames.    But the  burns  cover such  a  large portion  of  the  body   that, the   phyisicians   have  little hops of her recovery.   o   Tbe llritish government is still buying horses for the South African campaign. This time heavy purchases  were made In - Austria, the mounts  costing from sixty .to one hundred dollars. The climate In South Africa is  said to be a severe test on horse  Uesb, tbe lifo of the average bor'-ie-in  active tiorvico being scarcely a month.   o������������������������������������  A bible and bymnbook picked up  ln thci city has been left at this  office. Tbe name "Jonas Starlight"  appears on tbe flyleaf of each. Owner can have bis property by calling  at The Herald office.  Sir Alfred   Mllner  Is    strongly  ob-  j**ctlni*; to Lord Kitchener's authority.  ������������������ o   Th<* Russian government has determined to crush the rlota at all costs.  The elite of the Czar's capital participated In the recent St. Petersburg  demonstrations.  The Manitoba government raliway  bills were Introduced In the Dominon  house of commons yesterday, although  the time for presenting petitions for  private bills had expired. The rules  of the house were suspended to permit, of the presentation and to cpabit*  the standing orders committee to deal  with the petitions and present a bill.  Thc Manitoba delegation has arrived  nnn has issued in aetan r.nair od-  Jcctions to tho measures for p.csen-  tlon to all legislators. Tbe budget  debate was resumed by Messrs.-Patterson, Hackett, Dobell and Mot.k.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier hns been appointed n privy councillor of tbe Empire.   o ���������  It. will now be In order for Andrew  Carnegie to donate a few spare  millimiR tu establish a free library in  Calgary.  London,, March 30.���������Mr. --Chamberlain, ln reply to a" question as to  the reported intention" of the government to eettle a number of soldiers  In South "Africa, replied:tho government had no intention ot expropriating the owners of lands.or of taking  land In any other way than it could  be-taken ln England.  * Mr. Balfour reinforced the colonial  secretary's statement' and said the  government, did contemplate any such  suicidal folly as confiscating the lands  of the Boers.  Sir Robert Reed laid on the table of  the house a petition from Messrs  Merrlman and'Sauer, respectively,'the  former treasurer of Cape Colony, and  former commission of public works  of Cape Colony, asking for permission  to address the* house-with respect to  tho peace settlement In South.Africa  and especially against the' establishment ot a crown form of' government.  The petitioners have dropped the idea  of petitioning aganst. annexation.  ���������   - o   A party of surveyors  are engaged  locating a  line of    railway    between  a Northern Pacific terminus in' Minnesota and the-Canadian boundary.   o   -  * British manufacturers 'have secured  extensive iron deposits in Norway to  compete with the United Statc3 steel  combine.  The  Revelstoke Herald  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is "tne leading   newspaper  of  the great mining districts ot  v   West Kootenay.     It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written np  in authentic, reliable and read  able articles from unnuestum-  ablaf taftmnaUofir! It' enf^rs  a large circulation and In consequently unequalled as as  advertising medium tn tJfes  ������eld In which lt la publish*.  Subscription $2.00 Per HnntTm  $1.25 For SixMonUis, ,' .  Strictlu in Mvanee,  "^The Boer!ribst"~7Crmen"ln' an"attaclc  on the Lychenberg garrison  Nebraska was visited by the worst  snow storm in years and all railroad  lines aro blocked.  ���������������������������o    , -'  China has appealed to Britain for,  help to prevent Russia securing Manchuria concssiona.  IMPERIAL Bt\NK  OF CANADA  ���������lend Office. Toronto.'  Capital  Autnorlioi,    -    $2,500,000.00  Capital Paid Up, $2,458,803.00  Rest, $1,700,000.00  DIRECTORS:  IL   S.   Ilowland,   President  T.R.Merritt.Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T  Sutherland,  Stayner  Ellas  Rodgerg  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHE3  North Wea: and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,      Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince        Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, RevelBtoke.  Ontario: ,  Essex, Fergus, Oalt, Ingernoll,  Llstowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborne, Hat Portago, Sault Ste.  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HEARN.  i'in- ���������r TtervHtptro nt-iw**'*'  It takes a foremost piace in  the race tor prominence and  popularity - with F business  houses and as a consequence  does more business with  those requring printed statl-,  onery and office supplies than  any other printing   establish  ment hi Eastern British Cot*  snnbifl. < Tho'class. of \wor%  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing ot tSw  Mad executed ln the large  dtles hy much larger prtet-  erles.  Job Printing Department  Is equipped with the latest  faces ln type designs, and all  work entrusted to The Herald  la bandied . by exprlenoetf  ���������workmen who thoroughly understand the proper use of the  material at their disposal.  The Herald does not claim to  be the only printing house in  the district but lt does elalm  to be  ioroilgWu Up-To-Date In  Eifery Particillar  And ln a position to give as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space In Its publication or  for Job printing, as can be  given by any other house of  the kind ln British Columbia.  Write for estimates and earn-  if ���������  ; pies ' of printing!, All,-wort*.,"  turned out promptly and satisfactorily, (tee price to alL  No Job can be'top large or  too small for' The Herald's  consideration. . Special attention given- to orders by "mall.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tueadays and Fridays  Sfi$A$*$A&$A&$*&&$A$i&  W  I  t  ....i-... V  <..*,  m '  f:  J  W  1 **.  f  ������...  'r  f  INTERESTING CHAT  WITH A FAMOUS VETERAN, NOW AN ALBERTA  RANCHER.  ^>^<m.x������x-!><*:"K-:-k**:**x-x������X'<~x**':-'  A REAL DUEL.  Some Exciting Incidents of Chinese Warfare Forty-One  Years Ago.  During the past week, Calgary had  an interesting visitor in the person  of Major Butler, who, ln his day, has  seen as much active service under the,  British Hag, as almost any man now  living. The Major has been enjoying  a  quiet  and  secluded  liie    on    nis  ranche near Cochrane since the country was first settled, and his recent  visit to the city'Is the first he has  made since IS years ago.  Major Butler was ln the exciting  Chinese troubles of 1860 to 1863, the  first Khartoum campaign, the Indian  Mutiny, the earlier South African  troubles, and many others. His intimate friends say that he can give  many an Interesting personal reminiscence'of Gordon, Roberts,- Buller  and other well known figures whose  names aro firmly bound up with  Britain's military history.  Like a true British soldier, the  Major has a strong dislike to talking  for publication. In the past he has  resisted Tho Herald's persuasions to  let the public share some of the delightful conversations his more intimate associates have so often enjoyed.      ' ,  In 1860 Major Butler was an ensign  in the Thirty-First Regiment, which  took part in the "storming of' the  Taku forts. TEe British forces were  under the command of Sir Hope  .Grant, with Napier, (afterwards Lord  Magda'la) as bis chief of staff and  chief engineer. Five thousand British and 5,000 French landed 14 miles  east of the forts. They, took Uie  Chinese army on the le������t flank, completely routing them. , The Chinese,  who, consisted mostly ot cavalry, retreated towards the forts. The invaders after the first day's fighting,  encamped on the banks of the Pei Ho.  They stayed there for two weeks,  throwing a bridge across the river,  meanwhile throwing out scouts and  patrolling parties. A dispute arose  between-Napier and the French commander, afterwards the Duke of Pali-  chow, as to which" fort should be  tackled first; the^Frenchman claiming  that the south fort was the key to the'  situation, - and > Napier contending  that the north -fort -was the bey. Finally Napler.and. Grant determined' to  attack the north "fortT and in consequence-the French general refused to  tq-operate.��������� The.British -then stormed  tlienorth'forts and took them. Three  hours   afterw^rijs,. .Mandarins   came  that time the British minister plenipotentiary. One of Lord Bruce's assistants was Sir Harry Perks, the  well,known Australian statesman.  A halt was called and terms of  peace arrived at. Sir Harry Parks  and' Beveral others of the British  went with the Chinese Into Pallchow.  Then came the dreadful part. They  had no sooner got inside Pallchow  than they saw a large Chinese army  surrounding them. The Chinese had  been guilty of a great piece of  treachery. Parks and several others  were taken prisoner, and were afterwards brutally treated and tortured  at Pekln.  As soon a3 the British discovered  the treachery, they started on and  captured Pallchow, killing thousands  of Chinamen. The Chinese were  camped along a canal, and the  officer who relates this says it was  mpoesible to find a aquaro yard without a dead body. Those who were  not killed were drowned.  The British then started on their  five days' march to Pekin, a distance  of 40 miles.- It had been arranged  with the French that "when Pekin was  reached the army should march along  .within a mile or two ot the walls  until the Summer palace,was reached, ' flve miles beyond Pekin.  The palace, known as "Yuen  Min Yuen" or "Heavenly Paradise,"  was a magnificent place, filled, with  treasures of untold value.  "When the British arrived opposite the Antln gate, they saw 20,000  Tartars coming out. Sir Hope Grant  ordered a halt This was 3 o'clock  in the afternoon, and by the time  he found out what they were aiming  at, it was too late to proceed ���������' the  other five miles to the palace.  In the meantime the French went  ahead and got to the palace, the  first intimation of their arrival being  bonfires, which were visible to ��������� the  British. They captured the palace  that night, and did as much looting  as they could. Grant made Inquiries  as to where he could get transports  so that he could go and get the  British share of the loot. One officer  had 50 mules that he had looted on  the road.   - ,  Young ' Butler" was sent for and  Grant said to him: "Paddy, I hear  you are the .greateBt looter ln the  British army, take these, mules, and  bring down as much loot from the  palace as you can carry."     i  -This officer took down GO'Chinese  carts hauled by. mules tandem fashion, with an escort, ot .Fane's Horse.  The next two days' he������.brought back  a- hundred loads of loot, among  which was Lord McCartney's carriage,  that he had taken out two years  before as a present    to the Chinese'  across from the.south'fort with offers'  of surrender. thus^hWlhg that #yiBC>verni_ient trom ������re*i ?nt^ln-JTh*  British" were right^saylnl that'lhej J** *������ecored was J.0Tt* hundreds of  -     '��������� ,        *     V-    '    "..      ,  ,. }thpusands of pounds.   It consisted ot  north fort was the.commanding ?ne.-J^d  and  Bllver  ornaments and  bul-  Thls     little-   achievement    caused Hon,   gold  jOBses,  gold  enamels  and  many other articles of great value  Punch to remark:  "It took in --hours but two.    ...  And twice'two hundred inen.  To change the forts Taku.  ' Into the forts "taken." " '���������?"-.;.  Ensign Butler, who -was in charge*  of the Chinese,-Coolie Corps of 3.000  men. commonly known aS the "Bam- ,.    _, ...  .-    %>.������    ���������. _ _. ,i    t*. i. 'Antln gates, so the Britis  boo Rifles,", accompanied the French fQUr   d|ys   to   surrendor-  After this officer had secured the  hundred loads of loot tor tho army,  he made a third trip back. on his  'own "account," and secured "a large  quantity of treasure. This little escapade nearly lost him his life.  Prince Kung, the head man among  the   Chinese,     refused  " to   open   tho  British gave them          __    >ndor.    Meantime,  and British-forces.on" the road to tho artillery was brought within 500  Pekin." , They-had-two or three fights yards of the, gate, and five minutes  fief ore,reaching" Tien"-Tsen.      When before,the time was up, they decided  Half why-from Tien-Tsen to Pekin, at". .tn0vnsru"??^?u��������������� ***n 7y?" if^v  .  *--i       , .  ,-. - i overi.tojthe British, who tbe next day  a place ..called.   Palichow,' they were entered ."Into, peace  negotiations,  met by commissioners .of the Chinese '    fii"*iafJther article The Herald will  government,  who'   chme    out    from endbayor ' to  describe  some   interest-  x.^,1-,  in.**,  -io..���������.,' nr ^no-i-ri t^*-,i   ln& reminiscences in connection with  Pekin with  terms of  peace .to .Lord   tho Taeplng rebel_lon. and other little  Bruce (afterwards Lord Elgin govej.^ incidents in which Major Butler look  nor'general-of-Canada).     He was at1 a prominent "part.  PLOTTED HIS "DEATH  A GOOD GRAFT  ^PilSpSS iilSriin'r Life7-Ui-mtcned^HrhOTe-,ls-a-youns-maa'-who-^t^i^  "  He Postpones his European Trip  Union  s1uare"   New  York    cit>'-    on  on Account ot Threats < sun������y,  aays.wheii the police 'let   him,  I and. his. name is "Hungry Joe," says  % Fought on the Plains Near Hedi  | cine Hat���������Principals First  $ Met ;at    Calgary.-A  X Sanguinary Battle.  <->^~><^^-c-x~x*<***:*<'<~x-it*x->*x*<''  ���������Chicago Times-Herald.  If Count Bonl and the other French  gentleman of his class thirsting for  each other's gore really wished to  know how to fight for honor's sake  let them visit Medicine Hat and hear  the story of how "Bulldog" Kelly and  Mahone, the stockman, fought theirs.  It is only necesasry to say of Kelly  that once in his life he figured in a  celebrated international law controversy which the then secretary of  state, Thomas F. Bayard, ended. His  mother was a friend of John A.  Logan, ana one ot nis sisters was  recently, if not now, a school teacher  in this state. Mahone was nothing  more nor less than a frontier cattle  man. He met Kelly flrst at Calgary, where, in a dispute over cards,  an enmity arose between them. Sub-  seuqently they clashed ln the Medicine Hat country, and Mahone wronj^  fully accused Kelly of stealing stock.  Kelly would havo killed him then and  there but for the Interference of the  Canadian Mounted police. Subsequently one of these policemen suggested to. him that he challenge Mahone to a duel, and that they have It  out alone. Kelly evidently thought  well of the suggestion, for a day or  two later, meeting 'him In that isolated and abused town, Medicine Hat,  he quietly told him that he would fight  him the next morning as the_sun rose  on the Tortured trail, and prove to  him with a gun that he was not q  thief. Mahone nodded his head in  acceptance of the defiance, and that  was all there was to the.challenge.  , Kelly slept in a ranche house that  night, but was up before dawn, saddling his horse. He carried for arms,  two sis shooters and a short hllted  bear knife. * He rode away from the  ranche ln tho heavy darkness before  daybreak, headed for the Tortured  trail. He was a six footer! sandy  haired, heavy, jawed and called "Bulldog" because he'had once pitted himself against an animal of that title  and whipped him in a free fight. His  courage was extreme from the brute  point of view. To illustrate this,  years after this event, when he wa3  on trial tor his life In a murder case!  he was Instructed by his attorney to  kill one,of the, witnesses'against him  it he attempted to give certain testimony.  "You listen' to-him," said the attorney, "and if he tries.to testify as  to 'certain.1 things let him have it."  Cowed by Kelly's Gaze.  Kelly, as a prisoner, entered the  court room with a knife up'his sleeve,  and.sat through all the- proceedings,  with his. eyes "on the man he was to  wafch. . The. latter grew restless,  and when he took the stand broke  down completely and did not aid the  prosecution at" all. He divined without1 knowing It, that;if he* testified  as'fthe prosecution believed he would,  Kelly woud then and there end him.  And all this took place not In a frontier town, but ln a court of the  United States government.  Well, Kelly rode down the trail as  well in spirit as a man of his nature  could be. He did not .whistle, for  whistling men are. rarely brutal. But  he 'abused his, horse, and that was  the best of evidence that he felt well.  He watched the dark hang closer and  closer to the plain grasses, the stars  grow less brilliant until suddenly in  the east it' was as if a curtain ��������� was  drawn up and the-day came with the  call of the wild birds and a wind that  came from the west to meet the,sun.  He glanced towards Medicine Hat,  and from that point, out of the  black__and grey of the hour, ^rode  Mahone, armed as his'opponent-was.  They  were a mile  apart when ".they  his ballet wounds had 14 knife cuts,  and Mahone had 15.- They were put  to bed in the same roo'm .and the  same doctor attended both. For days  they lay almost touching each other,  and neither spoke. Medicine Hat had  been unable to decide which had the  better of the fight, and it seemed*-as  if it would be resumed if both lived  to recover. But one morning Mahone raised himself painfully from  Bis mattress, and he put out his hand  to Kelly and said:  "You ain't no thief;  you're game."  And Kelly covered the hand with  his own, and they shook. That settled their feud. They were under  the doctor's care for three months,  but when able to go out rode away  from Medicine Hat together, the best  of friends.  That was a real fight, the onl?  kind of a fight that a real man goes  into if he is going to fight at all. It  was a pity that Kelly did not hold his  courage afterward for better uses. He  became involved in one of the most  brutal murders known to the Calgary  region, escaped the hangman's noose  By technicalities, and finally in Nebraska or Wyoming fell ofE a box "car  one night and was ground to pieces  by the wheels of a transcontinental  freight.  Mahone never fought again.   o   THE DARK BLUES.  OXFORD WINS THE BOAT RACE.  A Grand Contest   Neck and Neck.  London, March 30.���������Oxford's eight  defeated the Cambridge crew today  in a hard fought struggle through still  water from Putney to Mortlake . It  was a grand race and at the finish  only half a length separated the two  shells. Both crews wero greatly distressed.  The time was 22 min. 'll sec.    ,  At the  start Cambridge was  considered, to   have   a   great   advantage  for, winning the toss, she,was able  to choose the Surrey side and so se-  cuie   some protection from the effect  on the water of the half gale" which  blew from tho southwest.  The following are tha crews  -  -Oxford Crew  Weights  Bow���������F.  O.  J.  Huntley   (Radley  and L'niv)    .........160  2���������H. Du Vallon  (Malvern    and  B.   N.   C 171  3���������3. Younger    (Winchester   and  New  Coll) ��������� 177  4���������A  de  L.    Long    (Winchester  and   New   Coll.) 175"/**  ���������H.J.Hale (Eton and Balliol)..179  6���������F. W.Warre    (Eton and-.Bal-  liol : 175  7-7T. B. "Btherington-Smith (Rep-  ton   and  Oriel) 159  Str���������R. ' Culme-Seymour     (Eton  ��������� and  New  Coll) 166  Cox���������G.     S.    Mclagan     (Eton  and Magdalen) 117 -  " Cambridge  Crew  Bow���������R.   H.   Nelson   (Eton   and   " '  3rd) " 1B6  2���������B. C.-Cox (Trinity Hall 169  3���������B. W. D.* Brooke - (Winchester  ���������  and 1st).' .' M65  4���������C.  W.  H.. Taylor  (Eton, and  3rd) ' .". 176  5���������G. Parker (Radley and '1st).. 176%  6���������H. B.Grylls (Rugby and11st. .174%  7���������E. F. Duncansen (Harrow and *.  .   Emm) ....  - ....177  Str���������G.M.Maitland"' (Marlborough  and 1st..   .." .'.:." 171"  Cox���������E.*   A. - O.   A.. Jamleson  ���������1st '..   .'.* .118  In the Oxford crew the. four stern  oars and the cox, "and' in the Cam-  ridge crew number 3, have been members of former crews.  AN INTERESTING EXPERIMENT  A cable from London says Scotland, the.Poa^i He is king ln the world 'of  Yard dectetives   have'  unearthed    a graft> al^yg de'iBing new schemes.  Philip Wagner, of the government  employ here, .pushes him hard , for  flrst place. Parr, the Mounted Police  interpreter, who is a Russuiak," and  Calmuch-looklng enough to' be a Cos-,  sack,, has thrown a story Into town  that is causing much amusement.  - When he went' out to Aronetx' place  to bring him ln aa a witness against  a  plot to kill Pierpont ' Morgan, the  American 'financier, on hiB 'arrival  here. ,'Many letters threatening his  life have been sent to Ssotlnnd Yard.  They hail presumably been received  by Morgan or' his' friend... With these  letters as a baslB, detectives were set  to work.       ������������������ "  The letters take cognizance ot Mor  gan's coming trip, to Europe, "nd | Wagner. Aronete said that he had  "blame him for the present distress had other busIne8s wlth ,-de vogner"  among the British workingmen. Ithan the Uen noto on the cow   Parr  The letters declare that Morgan's i Mkod what u waB and thcnAronetz  Industries have ruined British trade !toid-hlm how he had vl8ltefl Wagner's  and causing starvation among work-; ,aco in town * ���������D Vognor������ asked  lngmon   dependent   upon   that   trade i'_     .. .    .   . ������������������    . *        ���������        ,_  for a living. n,m " h0 lmd a 8on and Aronotz ���������"*atQ  - The authorities have taken 'unusual ho had. Did he want a farm for his  precautions to protect Morgan when I son? Aronetz said that was . the  ho arrives, and efforts are being made ! wish nearest his heart. "Give me  to arrest the" authors of the letters. . . ?10 and I'll get him one," said Wag-  New "York, ".Slarch'27.���������Morgan hadintsr. Aronetz went down into his  originally .planned to sail for Europe ��������� sheepskin * and dug up S10, " which  today to personally, attend'.the listing | Wagner took with gratitude. "How  in London of* the Unite'd States-Steel I old is .your boy?" asked Wagner,  company's "billion dollar trust." It Aronetz said he was 15 years of age.  is said, however, that the financier had "Oh," said "de Vogner" with regret  been advised by cable of possible attempts   on   hiB   life,  and   that   these  alleged' threatB had had much   to'do  with the postponement ot his trip.  It was recently'announced that he  would remain in this country until  thc middle of April, by which time  It was 'thought the huge company  would become operative. .  At Morgan's offlco a statement was  made apparently Indicating that Morgan -has for some time known full  woll of the dangers attendant on a  European trip at this Juncture.  Privato Detective Smith, whose sole  duty it is to scrutinize every caller  nt tho Morgan office, said: "Morgnn  has his ' agents abroad to transmit  news to him."  That tho matter had become public was apparently the causo ot great  discomfiture at tho banker's offices.  At his residence last night Morgan  refused  to  see  anyone.       ���������<  recognized each other." Kelly' reigned  in  his "horse' and  waited.-      Mahone  came on.     No surgeons    or 'seconds  were  in  attendance.     ..Medicine Hat  .was'asleep.      Mahone    drew nearer,  moving a.'little, to the-left as if to  circle Kelly.     The    latter - suddenly,  dropped under  his horse's neck, and  fired. His bullet clipped the mane of  Mahone's horse. Mahone gave a,wild  whoop and flred back, riding as Kelly  was? Indian fashion,-and looking for  an opening.     Both horses were,now  in 'motion and the shots came thick  and , fast.     Kelly's horse went down  first, screaming from a bullet through  his iuiigs.     His rider entrenched behind him.     Mahone    made a charge  and lost his own horse, besides getting a bullet through his   left arm.  He too, entrenched.-     In a few moments one of . his shots     cut a red  crease i across  the forehead  of  Kelly  and  filled his eyes with1 blood.     He  wiped - himself off, and , tied  a handkerchief over the mark.  ' With Knives and Pistols. '  ��������� Each' was- afraid to start out from  his-.horse, but in the course of half  an hour their ammunition was exhausted,' and Ihey threw their pistols  from them and came toward each  otner tbougp tne grass, witn tneir  knives out. * Kelly now had two  good wounds, and Mahone had, been  shot three times. They visibly staggered as they played for the flrst  chance to close in. At last the  knives crossed, and Kelly got lhe flrst  thrust and missed, for 'which awkwardness Mahone gave him a savage  cut. They hacked and stabbed at  each other until neither could move,  and the small population of Medicine  Seed Oats Tested���������Tho    Germinating  Qualities of _ the    Seed ' Demonstrated.  Winnipeg.  March  30.���������On Wednesday, March 20, Mr. F. W. Thompson,  general manager of the XV. "W. Ogllvie  Milling .company advised the department of agriculture and immigration  that having secured a number of carloads of oats from the Edmonton and  other western districts to be sold as  seed in Manitoba and having disposed  of some-of them -he was advised .by  farmers who had purchased the same  that only a small    percentage, ' not  more than 50 por cent   of the   seed  oats  germinated  when tested.      Mr.  Thompson was   exceedingly   anxious  that tho seed  be tested before  dls-  posing_o������_any._more.. for .crop failure  of oats would    be most    deplorable."  The department of agriculture at once  undertook'to test the oats. -"Twelve  hampers were secured for Mr., Home,  grain Inspector, who' supplied the Information as to. whero the oats had  been purchased.,    One hundred seeds  were selected' from..extra samples and  given to Mr.Phllpott. florist, to test  They were    sown.on tho 21st.     The  following is'a TCport ot the test with  percentage of seed grainy  Shoal Lake *,.: ��������� 83  Pilot Mound..' '*-..". 91  Ontario '. 90  Hobbema ���������* 45  Leduc.v. '..43  Wetasklwin 40  caigary w  Lacombc .'    28   .  wcimonton, sampler 17  Edmonton, sample 12  Innisfail 12  Penhold 8   a  A SOLEMN DECLARATION  What H. HTbook Affirmed.  On October 30, Mr. Cook made tho  following solemn statutory declaration before a notary public:  "Having made .a statement to tho  effect that I had been asked by a  person acting on behalf of the mem  bera of the present Dominion cabinet,  or certain of them, to pay a sum pl5  ten thousand dollars. In consideration  of my being appointed a member ot  the senate of Canada, and this having  been called ln question, I deem it my  duty to make a plain statement to  the public of the transaction, or attempted transaction.  "I am the more convinced that it is  my duty to do this because the prime  minister, Right .Honorable, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, has, I am informed,  made a statement, which he evidently  desires -the public to accept as a  denial or authoritative contradiction  of the aforesaid statement made by  me. ��������� I -therefore say the facts in  connection With this matter are as  follows:  "I was a candidate for election as  the representailve in the Dominion  house of commons of the east riding  of the county of Slmcoe in the year  1896, and in that contest was supported by Sir Wilflrd Laurier and other  members of the cabinet, as the candidate'of the Liberal party. Falling of  election for the east riding of Slmcoe,  I made application to be appointed to  a position in thc senate of Canada,  then- vacant. , .  "In connection with this application  I had interviews with members of tho  cabinet and others, and wrote or re-  received letters from them, the originals or copies of which I have  "kept.  "After -these negotiations had proceeded for a considerable length of  time, I received a telegram from Ottawa from one of the leading'Reform  members, known to possess tho confidence of the Laurier government, requesting me to meet htm at' the  Union station, in Toronto. I did  meet him as requested, and he then  showed me a letter which had been  written to him by one of the member, of the cabinet (for the purpose,  as he said, of being shown to me), in  which he was authorized to inform  me that I could have the position I  had applied for,, providing I would  'do' something.'  '"I thereupin asKed , hini what this  expiesslon was intended to mean,  and what was the 'something' I was  asked or expected to. 'do.! He then  informed mn that I would be required  or expected to pay a sum of ten  thousand dollars. I told him very  emphatically that I would not pay  tbat or any other sum. He thereupon said that he would not accept  my answer-as final, but would see me  again after I should have had timp to  give the matter further consideration.  "Later, I again met him in Toronto,  when he again told me he was authorized to say positively that if I  would pay the sum he had formerly  named, that is, $10,000. I would be appointed a senator. I again refused  to pay any sum of money.  "I further say that I .have" in mjf  possession a large number of letters  written by members of the govern-  mens and persons acting on behalf of  one -or. more of such, members, ,and  copies of some letters the originals of  which I was requested to return after  perusal,- and did return; also copies  of letters written by me in'reply to  letters so received, and that these  letters and copies of letters bear corroborative* evidence in support of -the  statement above, made by me.  "And I, further * say,..and promise  that should an investigation be' made  by a competent and, impartial nonpartisan commission into the whole  matter of the.sale tor. attempted sale  of senatorshlps. as . it has recently  been intimated by the Honorable  Sir' Mackenzie Bowell, may be mode,  I will'appear before such commission  and give evidence and produce the  correspondence and copies of correspondence which I have' in ray possession, and will also furnish the  names of witnesses who can cprrob-  orate nr statements.       - '  : "H.  H.COOK."  Toronto, October 30, 1900.   o���������-������������������������������������  giHmmwwwwimmiiiwmmwwiiwiHiiiiiminmimwmi  w   THE MOLSONS BANK  IMOOBFORATBD BY ACT OV FAKUA1CHRT,  183B.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  FMd up Capital  Hftsfc Brunei  ee.5oo.ooo  Z.OSO.OOO  *- DIEEOTOBS: Wu. Kouon Xicrmiuoi, Pretident; S. H. Ewxso. VlotrVwtHtm* ���������  w^ W. H.R&iiSA.T,8ijnrxi, FmJrr, J. P. CusaaoRx, H. MimrrnTp IhMM,  Lt. Col. T. C. Ucagiw.  Jjuas Elliot, General Manager.  *j     A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed mt wneafc '���������  J. D. MOLSON.  Mabaqek, RKvxiawea, B.C.  ^^^Vii^fVlfitllMil^f^lUi/H/tillifilfi^Uili^^U^l/M^ififlWffP  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $1 oo PER DAY  The  Columbia  House.  (rood accommodation. A. good bay  well supplied with choice winer  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Bpown  & Pool  Proprietors  A GHASTLY RELIC  t gURNS sc ������0:  ���������       .- - -      o   . '��������� -   .  "-   Wholesale and Retail Dealers _��������� -  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  ���������B* ��������� " ' ' . !���������-  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  eed and Sale Stable of tbo.I_ardeau and Trout Lake  BOLD ROBBERY IN SEATTLE  ho can not get a farm until he Is  21." Then he drew., up a paper, enclosed It In a large ofllelal'envelope,  and, giving it Aronetz. enjoined him  to put it in a box and nlde it away  or liury lt.  ��������� When Interpreter Parr visited him,  Aronetz went out anil dug up the  liox, which contained the farm for  his son when he was 21. in Parr's  presence "he opened the tin .Lox and  took out this official envelope. At his  request Parr opened thc envelope and  within .was a writing to the effect  that in consideration of the sum of  $10. Aronots' son. aged 15. would be  entitled To a certain quarter section  when he reached 21 years, but "he  had  better write to Ottawa."  Tho police tried to keep this story  au^   ^ ������������������,������������������   ,��������� ,..._.���������.������_. ���������. ���������w-....   from leaking out and refused to show!"" "^,,T"*J" .''^'"T*���������^*"* "*"^,"~  thc paper, but It is the talk ot the Hat- ****** wind of what wiis *olnK  street  today, and   Wagner   Is   looked Ion. rode ont and brought them in for  Storekeeper    Brutally Beaton hy Ono  or the Thugs. -  Seattle, Wash.,' March 21..*���������One of  the most brutnl cakes of highway robbery ln the annals of Soattlo h������ opened last evening Blmost within a  stone's throw-of police headquarters.  The-'victim,' S. Cbrlstlanson, . was  about to close liis store, when two  masked robbers suddenly appeared  betore him and .with oaths ordered  him'lo hold up his hands and kee4  his mouth "shut" "   ���������  While one man stood guard over  the terirfle'd grocer, the other'walked  over to the.canh register and took  out every cent, the total amount  being ?G0. "   -  Christlansou ventured to protest,  but no sooner had he opened his lips  than  the robber guarding .him  cried  out:       "You        ,   I    will  teach you how to obey orders." With  this he set upon him with a ��������� cluhbPd  revolver and beat Christiansen on the  head until he fell to the-floor, bleeding and half unconscious.  The robbers then rushed out Into  the darkness.  Chrlstanson staggered to his feet  and /as he did so, a bullet flred from  the darkness buried    Itself    in  Poultney, Vt., March 31.-���������Workmen  removing a cellar wall under a-.d?-,  lapidated building just north of "tlie  bridge that crosses Fair Haven 'river,  a quarter of a mile above Carver's  Falls, have apparently unearthed evi7  dence which solves the mystery of "a  murder which occurred 70 years ago.  -The 'discovery was made by accident, the laborers having fallen into  a, pit whilo trying to lift some heavy  stones. .Tho pit was about eight feet  deep, witL a solid stone wall about  30 inches thick surrounding it. In  -the centre of the pit wns set a solid  lron_nost, attached to which was/ji  heavy iron chain andean old-fashioned pair of handcuffs. Nearby, was a  heap of human bones.' ' '       - .  Enquiry has disclosed thc fact that  In 1831 Perry Borden, a young  Frenchman,* brought his young wife  to. Poultney to live in the house  which the workmen are tearing down.  She was ��������� witty and . vivacious, and  attracted * considerable attention. In  a short timo Borden became jealous  of her and forbade her visiting a  tavern that was kept close by. Thc  young and high' tempered wife would  not submit to be dlctnted to by her  husband. ��������� One night in November,  1831, sho was at tho place, and about  10 o'clock ������ Borden called tor her. She  left tho- plac'o with him and was  never seen by her friends after that.  Borden said his wife had dosertGd  liim'and fled to Canada.  After n year Borden wont away,  and was not heard of again until 1882,  when he suddenly reappeared tn town  Ho said ho had been at sea for 50  years. His mind seemed shattered. He  went to the little house and remained  two years, neighbors supplying him  with provisions. He finally took sick  and the town took cliarRO of him. He  died In 1887. and wns burled'in the  pttcr's field.  The discoveries mado by the work-  mon have led every one in H1I3  vicinity to believe that Borden  chained His wifo in the underground  cellar and left her to die a horrible  death.  Saddle and   Pack  Horses Always  for Hire.  FieightinR and  Teaming a '   *' _  Specialty/  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at     d clock  for Trout Lake Oitv.   For particulars write  CRAfG Ss HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing  iftf!il  ably furnished with the choicest  the market affords. Best Wines  Liquors and (Jiears. Large, "light  bedrooms. Rates    $1    a    day.  Monthly rate.���������.=���������=���������-  -- ��������� -���������-,.  J. HM M Plf:  PACIFIC  AftD SOO LIME.  ROBERT SAMSON  FIRST  CLASS   SLEEPERS  ^ ALL THA NS.  ON  THEY.ARE AWAY  Halifax, April 1.���������The troopship  Montfort," with the Canadian recruits  for thc South African Constabulary  on boaid, sailed for South Africa at  noon on Saturday.  TO'JRi-ST '���������A'-.S TO  St. Paul -       -        Daily  Montreal and Boston Fridays  TorontoSundays andTuesdays  Trains for ' ���������  reTEHAY POhTS  leave lievelstoke at 8.10.  Wood Dealer  and Drayman.  -Dra-rtnc and delivery work a  ty. Teams always readr oa  notlr*       fr.rxtn.ft. tnr -kihMnc  IPELSTOKE  IIP WORKS  Klacksinithing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsinitliing Sheet Iron  Work, Machinery .Repaired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ������������������A-i-i.*.--,. %������0'������i.ljO������S  J.**\ ������,|,Ui),--  upon as an artist.  medical   attendance. '   Kelly, besides woodwork near his head.  A member of the Ontario legislature named Lumsdcn recently Introduced a bill to declare habitual  drunkards minors. This measure,  being met with general opp������sition.  was withdrawn. It is very difficult to  see what benfiet to society would accrue from the adopting of such a law.  It would practically be a license    to  -,.it   drunkards   to   do    as    they   pleased ������t,,*���������ui*-.  tire I without  the  restraining  Influence  ct-t. a.okaoshaw,  the law to keep them in check lir������������l������t������kt  Main Line Trains leave lievelstoke: eastbound 8 20- westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamph-  ets, etc. apply to  E. P. COYLE  A G.P. A.  ViBccuvtr.     a- CZ  TndfrtakiBSr "TA VmbalmiBp  P. Howson 8? Co.,  H.<K?SZIK   AV*.  f.t.,1 Tlr.X..^    I���������  r������irn*t*J**#.  Ji  __.__rtri-.ttrs "^.ks.���������  Hrxrci^."Mjt*4M ���������*i^7*9 taJPJrw-ii[frP,'***W| 4-l*4'**M-'i"t*I**W-l"I**i'*l*'i'*l-t*I"l**I**l--l"I*-l**l*  *  ���������*  ���������H  ���������*>  **  ���������*  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  $  ���������*  ���������*  fr  IF VOU ARE GOING TO TAKE  WINE  FOR A SPRING TONIC  ���������Be sure to take Good  Wine���������  Tlie liest. is called  WILSON'S INVALID PORT  and kept at the  Canada Drug & Book Company,  REVELSTOKE     ���������  H-W-+. WW-WH-M-I' *  fLfiA,  J>iiLt'  dUCtU&4  ������&������s>������������������$$  .M 4n**uJ, AU /^^^^^  BIRTHS  Shaw���������On the oth  inst.  Mrs. C. E. Shaw a son.  to Mr. und  Local and General News  Comb 'and  see our Beautiful, display of  SPRING   MERCHANDISE.  Mrs. B. R Atkins left this morning  on a visit 'to. Banff for a couple ol  weeks.  Al. Stewart of the Revolstoke CifiMi-  Factory, paid a visit to Kmnloops this  week.  R.   B.   Hearn   left  lheir new home in  Mr. and Mr?. A.  lhis morninc; for  Portage lu Pruivie.  A box car oif the track just enst nf  Beiiverinoiith made the No. 1 tln-ei*  hours lute on Thursday.  Chief Bain retnmed to lown l;*st  night from Kamloop.**, wliere lie luifl  lieen with A. Bourgeois whom he left  in liie hospital there.  Mrs. Tapping and her two youngest  f-hildren left this morning on u visit to  Banff, which she is undertaking for the  lienefit of her health.  E. A. Bradley returned from Smith  creek on Wednesday evening, having  made the trip iu company with A.  I-edholm by boat in two days.  W.B. Pool ami .1. J. Young, of the  Great Western Mines, arrived in town  i>u Wednesday evening, and left again  for the Lirdeiiu yesterday. ���������  Chief Bain has been busy all week  froing aro uud collecting information  with regard to the sanitary condition  of the city required by the Health  Committee.  Hon. Smith Curtis and R. Green. M.  P. P's., went through this morning on  lheir way home lo consult their constituents on the railway policy of the  fro vera ment.  Dr. Cross expects little Einil Terenoir,  Mrs. Terenoir and the rest of Lin-  family tomorrow's train to spend a da-,  or two in town before proceeding ti.  their destination in Pennsylvania.  Judge Forin has been granted tvvi  months leave of absence and leaves foi  the east on Monday. P. Mi-L. Forin o  Rossland has been appointed actint*  judge in his absence.  The latest addition to the plant ii  the C. P, R. shops here is a travellim  liit, operated by compressed air. J  was tested by Locomotive Foreman C  -H. Temple on Thursday last and foum  to work very satisfactory.  A. St. G. Hamei-sley, the cil.  solicitor at Vancouver." came in it  town this morning. His visit is in  connection with a deal pending on thc  Queen mining property in the Lar-  lieau, which J, Staubertis negotiating.  Good' Friday was universally observed in lown a.s a day of cessation  from husiness. Services were held in  St. Peters church morning and even-  "ing. in the Roman Catholic church in  the morning and in the Methodist  church iu lhe evening.  ���������A Complimentary Banquet will be  tendered to Mr. E. J. Duchesnay at  the Hotel Revelstoke on Monday,  April, 15th. Those wishing to attend  may procure tickets until Saturdav  - April I3th from Messrs. Temple, Ris-  teen, Molson Kilpatrick, Newman and  Downie.  The sum of S12I has been collected  by Chief Bain for the purchase of the  sporting rifles which it is proposed to  present to the Revel-stoke members of  btratneona's Horse. The smokiii"-  i-on._e.-t at which the presentation will  be made, will be held as soon as all the  members of ihe corps belonging here  iiave returned to town.  The Herald begs to acknowledge  the receipt from Thos. Tavlor M. P. P  of the Report of the pVemiei- ami  attorney general on their visit to  Ottawa. As Mr. Taylor remarks in his  enclosing letter the matters dealt with  are of great importance nnd the  representations made constitute a  valuable State document.  -_^'Chas.^_W-hite-^.W-i!son-and���������Agnes  J-.thel Averv. of Greenwood, were  married in Reoulilic. Wis., bv the Rev.  li. Eartxail, Preslivteiian minister of  that place. Mr. Wilson is well-known  in labor circles here, bmig organizer  for-the \\ estern Labor Union and also  -������������������t-itisliciHti for the Trades and Labor  Council."���������Greenwood Miner.  Tomorrow. Easter Dav, there will be  services in St. Peter'.*," church as foi-  lows :_ Holy Communion at S a. m.,  -���������lormiig Prayer and Holv Communion (choral) at 11 a. ' m. and  Evensong (choral) at 7...0   p.m.   Rev.  , iif,'t,cun*'*"'. Hu-*vicar, will otliciate  at all services. The young ladies of  the choir will appear in .surplices and  college caps for the first time.  Mr. Alex. Lucas unived from tlie  east last evening, after having been for  some months with his family, who ure  i "siding in Toronto while his two sons  nre taking the arts course at Toronto  l.'nivei'-sity. Mr. Lucas is not now  organizer of lhe Cnus-ei-vaiive p,irty.  having resigned that position sonic  time ago. He i.s now engaged in a  publishing enterprise of some magnitude, and itgoe.- withont saying, with  some originality, for it is one of liis  own conception.���������Colonist.  Services  tomorrow   in   the  Romai I  Catholic church  will be at the usua.  hours, morning and evening.  A. E. Phipps was installed into his  new position as manager of llie Imperial Bank here by Insp. Mott'att this  week.  Master Mechanic Hobbs left on  Thursday evening to spend the Easier  holidays with hia family in Vancouver.  Col. Tracy, the city engineer of  Vancouver, arrived this mui-iung in  accimiancu with the invitation of  lhe City Council asking him to come  over and advise them with regard to  ihe proposed extension of the water  works svstem. The Mayor and Council have'been busily engaged with the  colonel ever since liis arrival,  C. A. Harte, wlio enlisted hero a  year ago in A. Co. 3rd Battalion, R. C.  ll. for garrison duty at Esquinitilt, has  decided to continue in the service and  was one of lhe party of nine, which  went through en route for Halifax on  Thursday morning.* They expect to he  drafted into some Imperial regiment  and be sent into garrison in one of t it  European or Asiatic stations of the  Empire.   Mr. Harte is now a sergeant.  Business Locr.'.s.  ���������Silk ancl Muslin Caps and Bonnets  at Reid & Young's,  ���������Chiffon Lace, also Muslin and  Embroidery Hats at Reid & Young's.  ���������Easter Dress Needs for Women'in  great variety at Reid & Young's.  ���������New arrival of men's Ties for  Easter at Reid & Young's.  ���������The finest line of Boy's Blouse Suits  ever opened up in town, at Taylor &  George's.  ���������Gloves for Easter.' Ask; for the.  .'anions Pci'i'ins Gloves at Taylor. &  George's.  - -  ���������Easier Dyes for eggs, ill! colors and  very cheap,' at the Canada Drug &  Book Co.  ���������Some beautiful Easier Cards, very  alest designs for 1001, at Canada Drug  tBook Co.  ��������� Mercerised Sateen Skirts in all  .���������ulcus anil at all prices now seeing at  Cay lor & George's,  ���������Bring your little ones with you and  ve'll lit them out in a way thai will be  aire to please yon.   Reid & Young.  ���������Easter Egg Dyes, non-poisonous.  '2 colors 10c., at Field & Bews Drug  .tore.  ���������A choice line of Perfumes- and  CoiletWaters for Easter, at Field &  jji.ws Drug Store. -  | Just a  f Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM    *.  will give instant relief, and st ���������  bottle will usually cure two or  three had-colds.  We know all about ^Iip ingredients of this remedy; that's  the reason we guarantee ' its  purity and effectiveness.���������25c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  Revelstoke  Laundry  BEDRAGGLED  SKIRTS  This is^lmrd weather on those bountiful  white skirts: makes them dirty nil  arounit the bottom���������so vou'd tiot'wn-iu  to wash them yourself.  We want them for you, .though.  We want to make them clean and  bright and tresh. We make nil linen  look fresh and sweet.<  "TFAYETTE BUKERr  H.Q. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE. B. C.  ...To the Public...  Having disposed of our Dry Goods Business, our  attention is chiefly directed to the Grocery Department,  in which a complete and fresh line of goods will always be  found at our counters at th e west prices.  **********  We still retain our Hardware  purchasers will find a large selection  prices.  Department,   where  in every line at right  BOURNE BROS.  >M  i.._-L..,.  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK.     -     McKenzie Ave  g*������***������*'-ftt*'-������������>.������.*������*������>>������>������������.l^^  EASTER EGGS  EASTER EGGS  EGGS FRESH FROM THE NEST.  GILT EDGED BUTTER  FOR EASTER.  Cakes and Jellies  m������dc to order lor Easter.  HOT   CBOSS  -_3TJ-_I_-rS__.  ���������E-0*K. G-OOD' "FIRX-D-A/sT  A. N. SMITH,  SPRING HAS_ARR1VED!!  -K-f-SPRING TONIOS-fia  ���������GTBLOOD  PURIFIERSW  (ire in order.  FLEMING'S  SARSAPARILLA   '  is the   Btood nnd Nerve Tonic  you should use.  POI.D  - BY  FIELD & BEWS;    ,  -Druggist-- and - tationer*..  w  w>  n  n  11  n  n  m  n  n  w>  w  w  !>'������  m  n^ri  MONDA Y,  TUESDA Y,  WEDNESDAY  April ist, 2nd, 3rd, 1901.  gg   Madison   Millinery  Parlors.  fa Misses Shepard & Bell  ftS McKenzie Avenue      ojlKl  fcW     ���������   __  ������**S-5_R^_Rfi.  m  H  I  M  H  11  H  M  M  <S  ALL  GOODS  AT A  Great  Reduction  m. K. LAWSN' 5  Mackenzie Ave.  ���������*<44r.04<e**4C������*-e������4i4C4e4e������*������4('t4[4**  *   AND SMOKE.  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  li   Our Special  jj  and Union     j:  Cigars  UNION LABOR  REVELSTOKE CIGAR  M'F'O- 9  COMPANY,  Kevelstoke Station.  l&WSIrmtfitWItoCmMfGeif*****  Beaut ifu I   Wh it e   Goods  Fancy White Muslins, Ail-Over Laces,"Valencmm, Etc. SwisSs and  Dainty Muslins. A most beautiful display of those Fashionable  Goods in various colors at 15c, 17c, 20c, 25c, and 50c  Under Skirts  Mercerised Sateen Skirts in endless colors���������all prices."  Easter   Gloves  We sell thc Famous " PERRENS" Gloves,  asked for  Once worn always  Boys' Blouse Suits  .lust   to   hand, the    finest shipment of  BOYS' BLOUSE SUITS  Thi'hO are the hest make in Canada and don't rip anywhere.'  .   ,  's  ing  We have just opened up a large' range" of Beautiful Sateen-Lined  ( 35  All-Wool Serge and Worstered Suits and marked theih a way down.   1 :"  CALL AND" SEE US BEFORE BUYING ELSEWHERE.  THE   WIDE-AWAKE   BUSINESS   MEN,   MACKENZIE   AVE.  t-.t*������'***w*-a-������*<*-������*������*iww^ ������������������������������*  1 JOHN D* SIBBALD,!^kc.J  ** .   1 ���������      ^.<3-E___T,X'   .FCCH, ���������   . *  I " REAL ESTATE���������ISA1kARa^&rEf' '  " .%  X fr  Canada Permanent & Western  FINANCIAL-^  INSURANCE ! ������������  Cunnda Mortgage Corporation.  Equitable -javings Loan aiid.l.nllding Association.  Mercantile Fir e.  COAL FOR SALE,  Guardian Fire.   ire.      Caledonian Kire.  CConfederatian Life. ���������   Atlas l-'irc.  HOUSES FOR SALE AND REN7 C.  %' -"- ,.A.yess Pevelstoke Station; t  fr-   . .     .*���������-! , ���������   ���������, t  A BRIGHT PROSPECT  jWfe are now ready for the new. century." We  are driving Suits for the henefit of those, who  .w.Vnt up-to-date CLOTHES at fair prices.  Our ideas are to suit your ideas. Our purpose  is to please you. The New Year is our bppox*-  'tunity. Ave .would like to make it yours.  ���������   .Om* Spring stock* is up-to-date.  Our Prices for Suits range from $18 to $35.  Our Prices for Trousers range from $2 to $1 0.  . " LADIES' HIGH CLASS "* " TT <~n>-i*tn. .__  Ljm ByO-E^IESS3iv(i:-A.3Sr,   MACKiiN5.il*: avenue -! *..',  Large and Well lighted  Sample looms   Heated bv Hot Air aud  Bells and Light in eve  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Reasonable Rates    -   -^.HOTBL  VICTOBIAj-..      '.  ..      JOHN V. PERKS; Proprietor '   -  Night' Grill Ho-isi in Connection lor the Convenience of (Juests  Ue������twriepbHou*I and Station     ' ll^������V������l!������,fe������lk������9    W  Electric  ry room  A Dainty Timepiece  The lone, delicate chain is the correct adjnn-   it tor a  Dainty Time Piece, and i.s usenl in- so man;   i Qihcr  *      ivays you can't afford to be without one,  We offer special bargains in theie fashionable  .'chains  cither with or without the watch.  GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Je welier  ������i        Mackenzie Avenue. '  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF .THE  LARDEAU  MINING  COUNTRY.  a-a .  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $f5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT  REVELSTOKE'  B. C.  Certificate of Improvements  .xstotioe.  LAST CHANCE mineral claini, situate in  the I.ardeuu Mining division ot West'Kootc-  nay District.  Where located;- On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I.P. C. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent lor J. A. Magee, F. M. 0. II  15,536; James Twecdie, F. SI. C, li 15,512. and  E. I!. Hu.clilii.Min Free Miner's Certificate No. U,  15,513, intend, sixtv days from the date hereof,  to applv to the Milling Recorder for a certlllcate of improvements, for thc purpose -of  obtaining a Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before, the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this'l'cth day of March, 1901.  F. C. GREEN,      .  mar 20-2 m w J". ���������"*������������������ ���������"���������  .    Lost   ".  Between the Public School and McKenale  Ave.a Cold Watch Chain .The Under will  please return to Ihh olt.ee.  Wanted. '  A flood Second Hand Safe,  ollice.  Apply Hkrai.d  ���������   Mar lii-.it  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.      .-;  HIGHLAND MARY mineral claim, situate  in the Lardeau Mining'Division of West  Kootenay District. ,  Where .located': r. On Lexington Mountain.   -  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. C. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for James Tweedie, F. M.O.,  B 15.012, and J. A. Magee, Free Miner's Certificate, No. B, 15,530, intend, sixty 'days from  the date hereof, to apply to thc .Mining Recorder  for a certificate -ol improvements, lor the  purpose of obtaining a Crown* grant of the  above claim.  And further take notice 1hat action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before thc  issuance of such certlllcate of improvements.  Dated this'16th day of -March 1931. ���������  J        F. C. GREEN,  J*. L. S. .  To Rent.  A riano in pood condition,  ollice.  Apply Herald  MarlG-  -3t. -  To Rent.',   '  - Two unfurnished rooms. Ground floor.  Good location1 Apply at tlie Hkrald office: ���������  x ' ��������� '       '      '.  Certificate of Improvements  IsTOTIOE.  EVA Mineral Claim, Rituate in the Lardeau  Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On Loxlngton Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F.C. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for Edgar Benjamin H'-lehin-  son, We Miner's Certificate No. B, 15.613,  intend, nlr.li days Irom the date hereof, to  applv to the Jlinlng Recorder for a certlllcate  ofuriprovements.-for tho purpose of obtaining  a Crowu grant ol tlie above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section S", mu-t be commenced, before thc  ifcsnanec of sueh|certlficate of improvements.  Dated this 16th day of Mareli 1901.  F. C. GUEF.N,  r. L. s.  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Fridays of each month;  White Rose' Degrea  meets flrst Friday of each month,ln Oddfellow*'  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  '���������'���������������������������   ���������  WM. WATSON, ,. HY. EDWARDS, ..���������'  '    President.-'    - . ��������� Secretary.  .Gold Range Lodge' K. of P.,  * No. 26, Revelstoke, 'B. C. -  Mciets overy .Wedhestlny'in  Oddfellow-.! Hall at So'cloelc  Visiting .Knights invited.  E. G. Buhkidok,",0.'0. - :    :   :   :   ;   :  :   : F. W. Mackiniiot, K. op R. & S3."  LOYAL-ORANGE LODGE  Regular meetings.are  Oddfellow's Hall on tl  No. icjs8.  held ln th*           the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m.'sharp.  Visiting brethren cordiallv Invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  W. G. HIRNEY. Rcc.-I  c.-See.  m  REVELSTOKE  Lots from $100 Up  R.H. MAYNE,-*-  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  Certificate of Improvements  ���������IsTOTIOE.  WEDGE (Fractional) and H M (Fractional)  Mineral Claims, situate in the-i-ardeau Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  Wliere located:   On Lexington Mountain!  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. C. Green, of Nelson,  acting as agent for the Imperial Development  Syndicate,   Limited, 1-ree Miner's Certlllcate,  Syr_     _    .  hereof,' to" apply'to'tric'SliniJiH;1 Recorder lor  Certificates of Improvements; for the pur nose  of obtaining Crown grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before   the  issuance of fliich certificates of improvomcnls.  Dated this llith day of March, 1901.  F.C.GREEN,  1'. L.S..  A. H. HOLDICH -  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven year*  at  Morfa  Worke,  Swansea.    17   years  chief  Chemist  to Wigan Coal and  Iron Co.,  Knif.  Late chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  H. EDWARDS  TAXIDERMIST.  DEER HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOUNTED,  - Furs Cleaned and Repaired.   ������������������    -  .   LOVERING'S OLD STAND  Second Street  GIVE YOK TEETH ATTENTION  ���������"'    Whon  they first need  It,   beforo  give you nain,  thereby avoiding  neei  less suffering and asssuring more satl  factory and permanent work, and at leas  they  . .   . . ���������   -iced-  ess suffering and asssuring more satis-  actory and permanent work, and at less  cost, than if left until thc latter stage*  of decay.  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  : ���������': ,":   :   Tavlor Block.  Certificate of Improvements  ���������jNTOTIOE.  IRON DOLLAR Mineral Claim, situate In  the Lardeau Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  '  TAKE NOTICE that I, F.C.Crccn, of Nelson,  acting as agent for Jaincs Twcedlc, Free  Minor's Certificate No. JI. 15.512, intend, sixty  days from thc date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaluing a Crown  grant of the above claim.      '  And further take notice tbat action, under  Section K7, imiBt be commenced before the  Issuance of such certificate ol Improvements  Dated this icth day of March! 1901..       "     -.  ",F. C. GREEN,  P. L. 8.  A GOOD  NAME..,.  "Is .hotter than riches-. ' -  Weiarethe name of making  the only Stylish Suits ln Town  ���������for durability-and quality  they also excel.  ,,,   i ^"^ ONE  R.������. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  EDWARD A. HAGGEN,  Mining Engineer,  Member American Institute Mining Engineer*  Member Canadian Mining Institute.  KEVELSTOKE. B.C.  Examination of and reports nn Mineral properties a specialty.  NOTICE.  Court of Assize, Nisi I'rlus, Oyer and TermlH������r  and General Gaol Delivery will be holden  in the Court House at eleven o'clock ln  the forenoon, at the places and on thc date*  following, namely :���������  City of Nanaimo, on the 28rd day of April,  City ot New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  April, 1901.  City of Nelson, on the 7th day of May, 1901.  City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of May,  City of Vernon, on the 15th day of May. 1901,  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of-May,  City of Vancouver, on the ,21st day of May.  1901.       .  Cltyol Victoria, on thc 28tl_ day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton, on tho IMth day of May, 1901.  By Command.  J. D, PRENTICE.  ���������,,,-,      .     .  -Provincial Secretary;  Provincial Secretary's Office,     ������  20th March, 1901. 1 m  *   NOTICE.  I have received application for a Retail  Liquor License from Mrs. Blondin, of tha Nakusp Hotue. Nakusp, B. c, and a special  meeting of the Board of License Commlufonara  will be held In the Provincial Police OfSct,  Revelstoke, on April loth at 7.80 p.m.  B. A. UPPER,  Chief License-Inspector  V  fi ���������_-.  ;��������� -  I  i  I  Met.  MM

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