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 n  i l      A   '���������  ','v *.    It     t   !    / '  (/    I ? v -i-i  y- -'���������'  dLy'C'L/Ucf  tr'  ���������ISSTT.E..D   TWIOB-A-WEEK -WBD1TBSDATS    .^....-TID   SATURDAYS-  Yol   V. No. 28.  REVELSTOKE,*  B.C.    WEDNESDAY,   APRIL- IO, 1901.  $2 00 a Year in Advance.  ft .���������  C. ft HCME  <t>*.r������-.r*������*r-������"*-t*r.e.cr*���������'-tfg^  ft  #-  ;> *  !  v  !.  *  J u-at received a nice line of Un* cele-  bi-atetl "W. "B." -.and' "La Virda"  Corsets, manufactured by Win-  garten Bros., N'ew York.  THESE ARK THE  NEWEST THINGS OUT  We expect Miss G. D. Lipton to be  here on April 18th, 19th and 20th to  fit LA VIRDA and AV. B. Corsets  ���������\nd io take special orders.  and  SHOES  Another big; lot. of SLATER'S' just  in; the newest thing in TANS..,.  WHICH  We have   a  nun's splendid shoe  made from .Fine Box Calf  And another, equally as good, of  Kangaroo.'  Take your choice of material and-  we guarantee satisfaction in fit,  style, durability and price.  COME  AND  SEE  OUR  Ventilated  Shoes...  LATEST THING. OUT.  m*_ ^>������*������p������������P������*������������������*9������*>>*'*}r>r\  Choicest  Groceries  ALWAYS IN STOCK  t)04f**1r**Hfm^tttt*&&^  C B. HUME  &C0  DANGER. OF'.  ACQUIESCENCE  The American..Review of Reviews  for April notes the rise of a demand  for government railways in Canada in  a Very sympathetic spirit. Jt remarks :  "'How suddenly* new conditions may  advance a question like government  ownership of railways from the stage  uf academic .iliscussion to that of a  blazing',*practical- issue, lias just no\v  heen illustrated.'in the neighhoiing  country of ,, Canada. The whole  Dominion- has been thrown into a  great discussion hy the recent railway  consolidations' in the United Stales."  The Keview of Reviews depiecnles the  AiiH-Aiuericinism with which the  discussion -hat) been tinged .hat finds  nhtrnng elseln it to he criticised,' hut  incidentally almost it places its finger  on what seems to the IlKHAI.b to he  the chief danger looming ahead in the  changed conditions, which the recent  unification of railway interests in the  United States has brought about. It  save: "Meanwhile it is a curious as  well as a significant 'fact that the  changed conditions of private ownership have to the minds of some people,  made it a matter of less importance,  either way, whether in the future, the  government' should or should., not  intrease its industrial fmietioas. It is  conceivable that a unified -railway  system under, private management  might be carried on' with such regard  for the reasonable intei est s of all  passengers and shippers that there  would seem little if anything to gain  from the point. of ^view oftheepm-  luuiiity'at lurge by 'the 'transfer .to  government control." It is certainly  tromely probable that with the consolidation of the transportation system of  the continent under one control the  old competitive system wilh all its  evils and with its evils a number of the  most ' forcible argnmeuts - against  private ownership will vanish. The  men who have engineered this unification are distinctly great men.. They  are men of the stuff of which in'foi mer  times great Empire-makers have been  built. Their rule is likely at all events  to be a just and wise, perlrips even a  beneficent one.- The competitive  system, whicli is passing was a very  wasteful one. The .mere elimination  of this feature from the transportation  problem will enable'"the men- at the  head of the new consolidation to  collect a much "greater, reven.ne from  'the'''-unified railway system"of the  continent than was before possible,  while at the same time dealing far  more moderately and equably ^vilh  the public than theii predecessors  were able under a condition of industrial warfaie to do. But acquiscence  means neither more nor less than an  ultimate condition of social serfdom.  FREE TRADE IN MEDICINE  There has been for some time past  and there still, exists considerable  friction between the medical profession  in Victoria and the fiuternities. The  'medical council in pursuance of a strict  code of professional etiquette have laid  down a rule that no member of the  medical association wliich includes  every qualiflc-d practitioner in the province, can accept "the - position of  physician to a society.' The result of  this action on their part lias been a  petition from a federation of the  orders, which'has been formed on tlie  coast, praying the legislature to amend  the present-Medical Act so as to admit  to practise in Brilish Columbia, any  medical mar. holding ni diploma from  any' recognized University or College  of Medicine in.Great.Britiun or any. of  its dependencies or who is qualified to  practise in any province of the Dominion, and can produce credentials of  character.and good standing in the  profession, and that the examination'  of their credentials shall be conducted  by examiner*, appointed by the government; '   .- *  The present system is of course on  the faco of it iin absurdity. The  treatment, of typhoid fever or the  amputation of a leg do not differ in any  particulars in Nova Scotia or British  Columbia. The examination of candi"  ditesfor registration as qualified piac-  titioners in tliis province keeps out lo  the very great benefit of the community, the holders of worthless degrees  gained after a few months' course in  some twenty fifth rate university in  the western states and that is about all  that can be said in its favor.(/ To the  possessors of Ciinadiad or old country  medical dehi'ees it is simply an annoyance as it is not stiff enough to" cause  them any trouble to pass it. ' The  Herald agrees with the principle of  the proposed amendment, which is  that these iuterprov.incial barriers to  medical practise throughout, the Dominion are to our own Canadian and  old country practitioners simply a  useless vexation arid inpertinence and  should be abolished.  At the same time the wisdom of the  proposed amendment at' this present  juncture is open to exception. There  has been on foot for some time past  throughout the profession in Canada a  movement, which aims at abolishing  these hindrances to freedom of practise within lhe various provinces and  at "the time is designed to - still  further elevate the already,.very high  standing of Canadian medical men. - It  is proposed that at.the medical conven  tion. embracing the whole profession  in the Dominion, which .is "to he  held in Winnipeg next August,  proposals will he made by which  ono universal qualification for  practice will be. established from  one end of Canada to the other.  The degiee so conferred will be given  on passing, a board of exainineis  appointed by lhe Dominion government, making a much more rigid and  impartial test lliaii that in vogue at  present, when each university gives its  own degree and qualifies its own  students to practice. In view therefore of the fact that such a movement  is on foot among the niemhers ofthe  profession the'insulves, a movement  which is in entiie accoi dance with the  principle of the proposed amendment  and ' which will further tend  so greatly to elevate the already high  character and standing of our Canti-  dian doctors in the eyes of their  colleagues and the public of Great  Britain and the United States, the  Herald is of the opinion that any  proposal to alter our provincial medical act at the piesent is ill timed and  unwise.  NOW OR NEVER.  St seems to the Hkrald -that as the  the amendments to the school act  have already become law it is getting  about time for the "ratepayers of Revelstoke to be up and doing. Wh have'in  the town at piesent a school building  which is admittedly, inadequate in  accomodation and faulty in construction. Certain make shift, additions are  it is true'proposed for this year, hut  even with these it would only,be'a  magnified country school house, without proper sanitary conveniences and  utterly behind the times. Iu two or  three years at the outside it would  have to be demolished to make room  for a worthier structui e. Tbe point  for the ratepayers of Revelstoke to  take into serious consideration is this.  Do they or do they not intend to allow  the provincial government to slide out  of further responsibility in the matter,  leaving ns to face the certainty of  having to put our hands in our pockets  for fifteen or twenty' thousand dollars  for a new school building in the almost  immediate future, Our sister cities of  Nelson and Rossland start under - the  new conditions each equipped with a  modern and substantial school build-  "riig, which,.'will -serve _theii*-.-requirements for 'some I time "to comb," Revelstoke on the, contrary appears to be  content to be left by the government  to furnish one for herself. If the old  condition of affairs was destined to  continue one can understand this town  putting up with the .tinkering additions, which it is proposed to make to  the present building. , We could do  with them forawhili*,.-knowing, very  well that eventually the government'  would have to erect ns an " np-to-date  building. But uow the case is entirely  altered. After this year there will be  no more going to Victoria for school  'buildings. If we want them we shall  have to furnish them ourselves. We  .ought to demand that we shall be  given a fair start. The Herald is  credibly informed that the strength  and justice of onr case is recognized by  the department,and it is confident that  a petition for a brick school building  to be erected here this year, to cost  not less at all events than' $10,000,  would meet with favorable attention  Down Pretty Fine.  ��������� Our Revelstoke watchmaker," J.*  Guy Barber and his ettlcient assistant  R. N. Doyle, received quite a compliment from the chief watch inspector, R. J. E. Scott of Montreal. He  has notified them that tue" accuracy of  the watches, belonging to C. P. R.  employes, under their care, shews the  .second hest average for ��������� the last two  months of any point on the company's  system, There are 125 watches under"  their care and every month reports on  the result of the fortnightly examination made of these* timepieces have to  be sent in so that Mr. Scott privtically  makesa second inspection of every  watch used on the line himself. Thirty  seconds is the maximum deviation  allowed lo pass without censure, so  that the position of inspector requires  bobh extreme carefulness and thorough knowledge of the watchmakeis  art, It will he seen that the standard  attained by Messts. Barber and Doyle  is a very high one.  L. O. L.  --A regular meeting of the Royal  Scarlet Chaptet will be held at the  Oddfellows Hall on Sunday April Hth.  On Monday loth inst the Degree .will  be conferred ou several candidates.  - A full attendance requested by  order.  Thos. Steed, E. C. in C.-'  W. G. Birney, C. S.  The Nettie L.'s Ore Output.  Over ten tons of the highest grade  ore yet encountered, grey copper, was  mined antl taken out of the Nettie L.  last Saturday. The daily, output is  averaging ahout eight tons now. A  big programe for development work is  being arranged for this summer. It is  more than likely that machinery will  be installed tbis season.���������Eagle. '  Mr. Dniipe. Assistant Commissioner  for the C.P.R. Land Dept. is in town.  He has*visited the, proposed hospital  site and will proceed to Vancouver  where he will complete the arrangements for turning it over to tbe  hospital trustees with Air. Marpole.  FAVORS STATE OWIlERSHiP.  District Association Believes the Domin  ion   Should Ov/n  aiid   Operate  Refinery.  At a meeting of the District Association No. Col'the Western Federation  of Miners held iu Nelson on Wednesday  the mallei ot a government bonus to  the lead refining industay was among  the questions discussed during the day,  in connection with which the following  resolution was parsed:  Whereas, the silver-lead mining industry of Urili-.li Columbia has been  seriously hampered by the actions ol  the American smelting trust in increasing their charges of treatment, of otn  ores iin-1 increasing their commission  for l.hu deposition of'our bullion; and.  whereas, this convention is of the opinion that the establishment of a refinery  in Canada would greatly stimulate the  production of silver-lead ore, and materially contribute to the promotion ol  tbe general interests of the country',  and. whereas this convention i.s of the  opinion thatitisabsolutclyessenti.il to  the proper protection of .all interests  involved that, the proposed reflneiy  should be established under such conditions as would preclude.the possibility of its absorption by\ the smelter  trust nt any futuie'dale; therefore, be  it, resolved; that this District Association, No. 0, Western* Federation of  Miners, in convention assembled,  declare that in the judgment of this  organization the true solution of lhe  lefinery p-oblem is the.'iconscruction  and operation of a refinery by the Dominion government of sufficient capacity for the 'treatment of our silver-  lead ores, -and that s\uh "a refinerv  should be situated at '^ome central  point in-the mining district of this  province.     *   . *    ,  Revelstoke Gun Club.  The cartridges for the.gun club arrived on Saturday evening a'nd theie was  some practising done, yesterday. There  will be the first regular practise shoot  ofthe season on Saturday" afternoon  next. A great deal'of damage has been  done to the property , of the club by  some of the young boys of the town.  The shed was broken into,' a barrel of  '��������� -7 pigeons have been broken, the  traps taken out and the wires broken.  Somo of the culprits were delected in  I be act aud it is likely to go hard with  them. i  THE GUY CGUHGiL  The Council met on Saturday evening, the pievious day, the usual day of  meeting, having been Good Pi iil.iy.  Present the Mayor, Aid. McCarty,  Newman, Abrahaiiison, Nettle.  co-iraiUNicvnoNs  Wei'p read liom the Ciinney Scale  Co. withteferunce I opm-cli.isenl' weight  scale by Ihe city, which the cleik wa.s  msl nu led to answer saying lhat the  matter is laid over; from Chief Bain  reporting flm in roof ni J lot el Victoria  on April lib and rummmi-ndiiig that  the roof be p.iinlct!' willi fire priml  paint; frniu.l. E. McLean, chief of No.  2 file brigade lupoilmg on lhe test  made of llie fil e alarm system on the  Ith. The fire alarm tailed to sound al  boxes 5 and KI and the : nker was  loiliid notlo he nudihle two blocks  Irom the fire hall unless expected,  i-efei red to l". XV. Si L. coimnitle.  INC} UK I UK  Alii. Nellie asked what tliis year's  council intended to do about, llie loin  loot crossings. The'city of Vancouver  was in the predirainent'of paying sjjrttX)  on the head of just such a crossing as  exist in Revelstoke. He thought, the  crossings should be widened out to"si.\  feel.  The Mayor said it was not the fault  of the crossing but because the filling  was not properly put in. Theie were  four or live u-ossing**. in town defective  or. this seme on ungraded streets. On  graded streets the crossings were all  righted.  The matter was ieferred to the P,  XV. i'Oiiiinittc-e.  Aid Nettle thought that Col. Tiacy  should be asked to report to ihe  council on the condition ot the present  electric, light plant and waterworks  system aud if not in good condition lo  estimate the amount necessary to put  it in an efficient state. The city clerk  was instructed to communicate with  niln to that effect*  . The city cleric was instructed to  write to the Revelsloke Water, Light  & Power Co. to put places on the  streets where they had dog trenches  for service pipes during the winter in  "shape.  .' Fifteen dollars was' appropriate-.! foi  gravelling up the worst holes' on the  principal streets.  The council then adjourned.    ���������  , i  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  orRoses standard and climbing, will find  it to their advantage to address J. L.  Webster,   Coldstream Nursery,   Vernon.  - ap. 6 2 t.  St, Peter's Vestry Meeting-  The annual vestry meetihg of St.  Petei's church was held in the chinch  on Monday evening, Rev C. A. Pi<"-  cuiiier iu the chair. The treasurer's  repoit, shewed total leieiptsof S101l.CS,  expenditure S1012 OS), balance in band  .*���������;:".'.!.!). The Vic.ii.ij.fu Fund shewed  leceipts for .'.2.'.', duo to bank SI-"*);  expenditure .���������"i'-.D.'.TO. balance in band  .$.'.30. The report was icceived and E.  11 n in phi ys appointed ct editor.  The fi.Mowing weie appointed delegates I o the diocesan synod to be held  in Nelson, next May; -H. Guidon, E.  Humphry--,, ('. ll. Temple; alternates,  .1. 1). Sibbald and (!. 15.  Paget.  The vicar nominated U. Cordon as  his waiden and T. P.. Ilaker was appointed pimple's warden, 0. II. Temple,  P. Hooley, A. A.Clarke. Newton. C. E.  .Shaw and (J. Holten wen: appointed  sidesmen.  The vestiv decided to raise the  vicai's salary lo .lillKhi month. H. .1.  Bourne, T. Downie -mil E. Humphry.**  were appointed a committee to solicit  subscriptions for a now organ  for  the  Clltllt.il.  C.'J. Amanitas returned home from  his visit to lhu old couiitr'v.  "A. XV. Ciov of Truro, N. S., arrived  on Monday evening to take a position  with C. 11.1 Lome & Co.  ���������Have your eyes tested by E. M.  Alluin, the lievelstoke Optician.  , Mis. R. Davis left town to join hei  husbind in Feiguson yestciday inoin-  ilig.  Mrs. Scott,- mother of R.- Ii. Scott.  Piesbyterian missionary, was seized  ou Monday evening with-a. paralytic  stroke.  ���������Wo are now prepared to give the  public a peflect fit in eyeglasses. Step  into Field & Bews Drugstore and have  your eyes tested 'by" E. 'M. AHum.  Eyes tested free.  The Globe states that as soon as tbe  House uses it i.s ' Mr. R. L. Borden'.*-  intention to make a tour through the  west, in order th.it he may become  thoroughly acquainted with the rank  and file of the Conservative party.  The dates will not be settled until it is  definitely known when Parliament  will pi oi ogue,  ���������Have your eyesight perfected by a  pair of spectacles'. A correct fit  guaranteed hy E. M. AHum. the graduate Optician. . -   *       '  Our stock; coraprishig Dress and Clotliing .Needs for Men Women and Children  are complete in every detail. So far-, as we can tell no one has been overlooked and no  worth}* btyle 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 si me roof, _ bui. why say more when  goods are here for your inspection.    '* -    ���������  Ladies' Shirt Waists _in  _Stripi*d_ Patterns  American   Percales,  ..$1_00  Ladies' Fine American. Percales Shirt Waists  in Blue and White, Plain and 'fucked Froni**..  all sizes :.- $1 25  engtiis  Ten _  Patter  Goods  'mice  ���������ed  1)0  Skirt Lengths cf*'Fimr Yards each, choic  crns, comprising Black Wool Figure  Is    Regular value $5. , Special ,*j>3 f)  150 Yards' of Fancy Checks, Choice Patterns  ���������Regular price :*">c. ^Special i*ic  Whit������ Lawn Waists  .    Ladies'   White   Muslin   Waists finished  with  Tucks and Embroidery $1 ."iO  Ladies' Whilo Lawn Shirt Waists, finished  with Tucks and Embroidery, insertion; also  made with Box Pleat Tucks iind Swiss 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  Th������ Very Daintiest  We have been steadily increasing our showing of lovely Lacy Lingerie and have now a  'magnificent supply of Now -White Undcr-  ' muslins modelled after the very latest New-  York Styles, and tho New York models  embody all the grace and charm that can be  shown in these goods. Come and look ov-or  some of the new Spring ideas'.  sss  Ladies' Waists. Fancy Muslins, also American  Percales,  some  tucked all  ovei���������Dlack,   Pink,'  -"UlneT Alan verand-BlacIc and- Wliile-^.-*-~S 1~50_.  ies  !������^������S  L-idies' Extra Fine Kid Glove*-, 2 Large  Diamond Patent Clasps. Choice Skins, Gusset  Wingers, stylish and Dressy, in Black, Light  and Dark Tans only.     Per pair '. .SI 25  Ladies' New Mocha and Astoria Gloth', Pique  and   Over-Sewn ., Seams,    light weight.     Per  .pah*."."." $1 75  .111.50 STICKLING SILVER MOUNTING on  Handles of Horn and Hare Wood.  ENGLAND, the land of Hainy 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.  Wo pass on the Umbrellas and the advantage. They arc the favorite size, the size  ' the lady buys for the gentlemen and uses  herself."  The Height of  THE LATEST MODISH NECKWEAR.  Every'new and fanciful idea that is pretty and  becoming for neck arrangement can be found  here. AU the New York iduus travel quickly  to our Show Cases and help many a shopper as  models. HOPE YOU WILL COME TO SEE  TiJEM.  MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY.  REID & YOU  Revelstoke  Station.  Mtti-WlfcWl-W^ <  PAST AHD PRESEHT.  John F.   Ryan   Writes  About   Railway  Engineers.  Theie is scarcely anything of a romantic nature left in "lhe life of the  locomotive engineer. Business has  crowded it out, and the driver is as  much n machine now as the engine he  controls. 1 noticed several old engineer.-, whom 1 knew '.o he mostreliable,  walking around town, out of work,  tlii*. winlur, and the other day I asked  an up-to date railwav man the cans-;  of this.  ������������������They are too carefull." was his  reply. Strange answer ! Of all men in  the woi Id'now co.ild a driver be too  caret ul! 1 had always though thaL  caiefuilni*.*.s and caution wa.s the first  requisite for a man in such a position,  and T tried to discover lhe meaning of  llieauswcr given me by the ottici il.  Time was when the engineer legard-  ed hK engine as his personal property.  Ik'inhviiys called it ".������������������he" and often  limes spoke of it as "my old girl" I  have even known of instances where  -uch teiuisas "Big Kate." "Peach.'  and "Sally Slick" were used. If a  driver was laid oil" on account of illness,  he often worried less about his own  trouble.- than aliout the fact that some  new man Mime heartle.-s stranger, was  handling bi- darling. If he pulled into  a station and found orders .there to lift  a couple of car*, he would'argue with  tlie agent and even with the despntch-  er rather than ovei load "my  engine."  On a stiff grade I have listened lo an  old driver talkto'his engine as if it were .  a human being.  "Now, take   hold,   old   girl.     Does  ���������Peach' want a little more sand?   And,'  as the wheels would slip,   "She always  on board."  1 well remember ono experience I  had, when a small boy, I was liding iu"  an engine up the grade near Acton,  when, after considerable sputtering- ���������  and slipping and a good deal of coaxing  and -swearing alternately, the locomotive came to a dead stop.  "It's no use. son." said tbe man at  the throttle to me.' "She won't do  anything when theie is a stranger  watching her. You"get off and "catch  the caboose. Then you will see hei*  walkaway with this"train." As 1 live,  that i- exactly what happened, and. to-  this day, [ have never been able to ���������  explain the matter, for the stop was  not sufficiently long to allow of any  increase in the steam pressure  I have seen a driver pat tbe hot sides  of his charge after a "successful run,  just as an owner often strokes the neck  of his favorilie r.-icehorse. I have  heard him . curse the* eompanv for  supplying dusiy coal, which "choked  up" her hiDgs,"' and , stories - about  engines not feeling well, .and having -  colds and rheumaiism are as old-as  railroading itself.    * , -   "  ,   These are the drivers who have*lost '  their positions. .They would not over-' '  work an engine,"no matter   what   the  time schedule called for and they_have __  found out that, in the1 rush of railroad-,  ing at piesent, it is not a case of " my  engine,"   but  the   company's  engine.   .  The successful engineer of tbdayhas no ;,  mercy on his engine.   He would drive''_.  her to the devil on an order  from   the  superintendent,-and if he loosens every'  valve and bolt, from the tender to  the  pilot, it does'not worry-him  any,  for  he knows that there   will  be  no    reprimanding so long as  he  gets  in  on  time, and that   the  roundhouse  men  ure waiting  to   tighten   up   "the old'  scrap heap."'  Ye gods! And   to-think   that  "the  -  scrap  heap"'    was   once -somebody's'  darling.  Tosave.timewhileshunling.be will   .  "pull her over," with twenty-five cars  behind-him.   regardless   of   cylinder  heads.   The old.  careful  driver would  not thinkof reversing   with  one  car.   "  When   starting,   he   will   yank  . the -  throttle   out  six  inches  at  a    time, "  whereas the man who now   walks  the  streets made hairbreath motions.    He >  races over the switches, and so long as  the wheels on one side are on the  rails .  it does not bother him if those on  the  other side aie in the air. 'lie does   not  shut  off   steam  until    within, three  hundred   y.-itds    from     the    station,  whereas    tlie    old-timer    closed  his  throttle when three-quarters of a mile'  away.  . Only [three things interest the 20th  century driver: his split second watch  liis stenin guage and the yellow timetable, whicirhangs before-him���������in -thecal]. There is uo time for romance  now.  Programme of Epworth League.'  Aprii 1st Consecration  "   Sth���������Doctrines of the Methodise  Church Pastor  "   15th���������South' Afi ican War   T. Lewis. Jr. (Strathcona H.l -  "   22nd���������Lecture. Gladstone    Rev. S. J. Thompson  "   2!)tb���������Social Social Committee  May 0th Consei ration  '���������   13th���������Hymns���������(Ancient and Modem) President  "   20th���������Confei ence Repoi t    Delegates   ���������-  "V 27th��������� Temperance..-...' -....:' *  W. Pu'imer, Miss B. Sawver  '  J une 3i A Consecration  "    10th���������Debate -  " Ee.-olved  that City LiteiB  Preferable to Country Life."  Leaders���������Saxon and Johnson.  '*    17lh���������English Statesman    C. F. Lindmark  "   21th���������Lawn Social .-.   Miss    E.    Pettipiece,    N.  Smith, M. Adair.   '  :,*?   <  Trainmen's Convention.  The annual convention of the Independent Order of Railway Trainmen  will be held in St. Paul sometime in  May. Mr. William Downing will  represent Winnipeg Division No.47 at  the convention. The delegates from  Chicago Division No. 1 will leave St.  Paul aftei the convention is over and  in company with other delegates will  go on a pleasui e tour from St. Paul via  Winnipeg to lhe coast, and from there  down to California, across to New  Orleans and back again to Chicago.  The tiain bearing the delegates will  he the finest equipped one that ever  crossi-d the continent. Mr. Joseph  Fahey has been invited to accompany  the pleasure-seekers oniheir tour from  Winnipeg. Tlie paity will be composed of about 300 delegates.  ���������A Complimentary Banquet will be  tendered to Mr. E. J. Duchesnay at  the _ Hotel Revelstoke oif Monday.  Apiil 15th. Tho-e wishing to attend  may procure tickets until Saturday,  April 13th from Messrs. Temple. Ris-  teeo. Molson, Kilpatiick, Newuiuu and  Downie.  >������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ywasa  ���������^���������wit/T-U ReveisLoke   Herald  Published In the interests mt  Rovelstoke. -Uardeau, Big Bend, Trout  take. nildUewaat, Albert Canyon.  Jordan     Pus     and     Hagle  Fa_w Districts.  A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A. Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ta the Interest* of RevelBtoke and  tfao aarrounalH-K districts, Tue������-  ������.*������ and Fridays, making closest  iMimrtlnnn -with all trains.  Aitvertutng Rataa: Display ads.,  CLM per Inch, -single eolumn, $2.00 per  toch wnen Inserted on title page.  Osal ads-, 10 cents per inch (nonpa-  cW} Une for first insertion; 6 cents  tor each additional insertion. Reading  -utteeo, 10 cents per line ea������h issue.  Birth.   Marriage and    Death   notices,  Subscription Rates: By mail or  mirier. tXM per annum; $1.25 for six  atontha, strictly ln advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  job Department Is one of the best  ���������quipped printing offlces in West  Kootenay. and Is prepared to execute  ���������21 kinds ot printing ln flrst-class  style at honest prices. One price to  mO. No Job too large���������none too  tt���������n���������for us. Mail orders promptly  attended to. Give us a trial on your  sue order.  T������ Correspondents: We Invite correspondence on any subject of Interest to the general public, and desire :  a reMaDle correspondent ln every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  eases the bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  bet not necessarily for publlcatton.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  lu   All correspondence must be legibly written on one side of the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing personal matter mast be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with, .reference  to anything-, that''"has'.appeared In  another "paper must flrst be offered for  publication to that paper' before ft  ���������an appear ln THE HERALD.  Tho world Is crowded with young  girls who havo preferred a rough life  of toll and misery to living with cold,  fndffferent stepmothers who made  them keenly feel tho loss they had  sustained when their own mothers  died.  ���������When the children are grown up,  there is no excuse for a man to remarry. Yet he sometimes marries a  young girl, but then It Is, on his part,  a sacrifice again. He wants to give  a companion and a playfellow to his  daughters, and to attain that end ho  does not hesitate to commit an infamy. Sometimes he marries an old  one and commits an act of profanity,  of less amour. A man, fond of h.fc  wife, does not see hor grow old; but  no woman above 50 can inspire in a  man of any age any other sentiment  Than those of friendship and respect.  He may be the friend of ench a woman, but he should not be her husband.  We might philosophize at great  length on such topics.  I loathe giving advice; yet I cannot refrain from saying as much as  this: If either a widower or a  widow 'fall in love again," let them  remarry by all means; but if the real  inducement Is the love of thofr children, let them, for the sake of heaven,  for tho very sako of thofr children,  engage the servlcsc ot a good,  motherly housekeeper. This has invariably proved to answer very well.  i  o  IMPORTANT FIGURES.���������TRADE STATISTICS FOR  THE LAST YEAR.  Imports  Dutiable Goods   Free   Goods.."      Com'rce  and  Bullion.  1901  .-168,365.018  . 46.121.536  .    3.267.579  A Decrease of a Million of Money.���������Canadian Horses.���������  Death of a Senator.���������A Big Horse Race.���������Fighting  Still Goes on.���������Soldiers Drowned.���������Salisbury is  Recovering.���������Now "Colonial Princes."���������The  Chinese Question.���������Hitchcock Elected.  Manila, March 28.���������General Fred  Funston who on March 23 captured  General Emilio Aguinaldo. when interviewed today by a reporter of thc  Ottawa, March 30.���������Tho gentlemen  who arc hero to oppose the Manitoba  railway deal had a formal interview  with tho members of the government  Associated  press mado  thc following yesterday.      They were given an at-  statement  concerning tho capture  of tentive hearing but were made to un-  MURDEK. THEN* KIDNAPPED  SHOULD   PEOPLE   REMARRY?  By Max O'Rell.  In some countries of    the far East  the question has 'been settled- so far  as women are   concerned;  they burn  their widows.     In many places much,  aearcr home it  is " not  infrequent to  bear    the    opinion    expressed    that  widows should be  disposed  of  as  in  Malabar-  Iii the case of  widowers.  I should  tecl inclined to answer the question  in the negative.      If you have been  happy la your first marriage, do not  risk    comparisons  which    might    be  odious.      If you have been unhappy,  do  not ask  for  a  second  dose.      In  both  cases, therefore.  I  come to  the  conclusion that the answer should ba  don't.  People   who   remarry���������men  or  wo-  en���������have invariably the same ex-  2. They apologize by saying that  Uiey take the important step for their  children's sake. If they were to  follow their o'wu (- inclination, they  would spend the rest of their natural  lives weeDing over the graves of tbe  beloved defunct, but they must not be,  selfish and think of themselves alone'  ���������they must remember that they have  children who depend on them for  their welfare, and they are ready to  do their duty and sacrifice their own  inclinations and feelings. The devotion of which the human heart is  capable, man's especially, will save  the race from oblivion when it is  jrone from  the earth.  A widower who remarries invariably reminds his friends that children  should be brought up under the  sweet aud beneficial care of a woman,  and he tells them that he remarries  to give a mother to his dear litllo  ones���������nine times out often an indif-  fent one, and one not unfrequently  a. bad one. Ii he had no children.  fee says that he is so lonely that he  ���������must have a companion, also a housekeeper, and he gives you to understand that all this is en tout bien  tout honneur. And he says it to his  fxiends and he repeats it to himself  so oftenthat he finishes by believing  st  is   so.  The widow with children will tell  you that she cannot support her  cbildren and that she wants a protector for them and for herself. And  she often speaks the truth. At any  rate if you listen to them all not one  ���������will ever tell you frankly that lie re-  ^���������aarnes    because, he has^ fallen in^  tove with a woman, and she because  she has met a man who appeals to  her fancy.  When people apologize fcr what  they do. I always suspect them of  fiavinc done something of wliich they  ar-e not particularly proud, if not absolutely ashamed.  No man has ever been in the next  world and returned to earth to tell  his fellow creatures what he saw  there, except Lazarus.but his contem-  prariea neglected to Interview him.  and we are as much In tho dark on  the subject as if he had never left the  grave. However, then? is a rumor,  in Catholic countries nt all events.  that St. Peter admits all married men.  without any other Qualification than  Uie fact that they were married, and  therefor had theirpurgatorj'on earth;  bnt that he Invariably and vigorously tarns out an5' man who lins been  married  more than once.  ft is said that when they protest,  sujegestinc that if he lets in men who  have been married once and have  thuR had their ptirifyin" martvrdom  ���������on earth, surely he ought to let those  In who have bc-en married more than  once, he slams the door in their fares,  raying: "Do you b*.kf* the!place for  rrt lunatic nsvluni?"  T know a Rrntcbmnn who the other  day. married his fourth wifp. Tic "s  ���������r.niy C7 yr*,it;������ old. and nn widow or  eld maid should eivp. up hope in the  little village of ">0ft wherf hf lives.  He is prowl fo sny thar ho ha-* nc-n-  . taken a wife out or that villaco. All  bis wives hvvp mad" him hanpv: anil  he has m'adr* th<*m all happy. ,is you  <*iii 'ascertain trorn. thf cpitaDhs he  ha? written himsflf on the tombstone  that stands over the grave where,  Ihey are -ii rest, in chronological  ���������order. lie frc-cially praises them for  the love -intl care thoy bostowcil on  the children of thopc that w>nt  heEore.  I believe, in spit<* of what is snfd.  That sneb a thin:; as a good stepmother can be found. Stepmothers.  lik" mother-in-law1-, cot more abuse  tha.-i they deserve. T know stepmother-;-, who have hen devoted  moUipr-K to the children by a former  wife: bnt it Is expecting too much of  ���������* woman tn ask her to love other  people's children as df-arly as slid  ������<->=s her own. Two broods will sel-  i" -n live happily huddled together in  Tr.-* sime nest. If It sometimes  t��������� r>-.rns to *>c ro. It is the exception.  Sensational Charge   Against an Iowa  Woman by Her Son.  Waterloo. Ia.. March 31.���������Reuben  Good, n prisoner who Is confined la  the county jail awaiting trial on th������  charge of robbing his mother. Mrs.  David Lucsa, made a confession to  .Sheriff Law, of this county, in wliich  he accuses his mother of killing-an.  adopted child and kidnapping another  to take its plaee.  The child kidnapped, he claims,  was no other than Ray Elliott, whoso  abduction created so much excitement  in Marengo and the surrounding  country several years ago, and whp.  was thought to have been ��������� fltially  found in this city. In his-confession  Good tells the following story:  "A sister of his was betrayed in the  early' nineties, 'and went to a home}  for unfortunate girls. There she  gavo birth -to a child, which." sho  said, the authorities of the home sent  to her mother without making known  'her identity.  "His mother. ��������� knowing who the.  child was from,' received It and ap-  aparently gave it good care.'but kept  its 'identity unknown from the neighbors in La Porte City, whero she was  then living, under the pretense of  navmg adopted it irom an orpnan  asylum.  "One day. in a Ht of anger, she  struck it, knocking it out of its  chair to the floor so forcibly that it  died in a few minutes. Recognizine-  Che awful crime she had committed,  she immediately bethought herself to  burn the body and thus free herself.  "Making a great fire of chicken  feathers in the kitchen stove she cast  the child's body Into the flre until it  was entirely consumed.  "Then, fearing lest its disappearance would direct suspicion against  her. she fled to Marengo, where she  abducted a child about the size ot th*>  one sho had brought to r.uch a tragic  death from the streets where it wns  playing, and brought it back to La  Porte with her:.  "Soon 5500 rpward was offered [or  the return of.-the child, whose name  wa.s Ray Elliott. Becoming frightened she brought the child to Waterloo and made arrangements for its  return to its parents, so that she  would receive one half the reward  Mrs. ��������� Lucas was seen und queried  in regard to the confession, but she  emphatically denied the murder as s  base lie, and said the child given  back as Ray Elliott was her daughter  She Is the star witness for the state  in flic case now pending against Good  which will be held soon, and she will  not be arrested until tho trial is finished. Meanwhile, she will be hold  under close surveillance by thc authorities.  tho Filipino leader  '"A confidential agent of Aguinaldo  arrived on February 23 at Pantaban-  gan. Province of Nuevaecija. northern Luzon with letters dated January 11, 12 and 14. These letters were  from Emilio Aguinaldo and directed  Baldimero Auglnaldo to tako command of the province of central  Luzon, supplanting General Alejan-  drino. Emilio Aguinaldo also ordered that 400 men be sent him aa soon  as possible, saying tho-bearer of these  -letters would guide these-men where  derstand pretty plainly that the government would not -interfere, but  would allow all thc membors of parliament to voto as they saw fit. The  delegates afterwards lunched with  flon. UHtiord sirton, who informed  them that in "his opinion their opposition was a mere waste of time  and that the measure would pass in  parliament The government has  promised them, however, a full hearing before the committee and it is  understood that the'counsel will be  engaged to argue tne constitutional  question '.asi-to whether the province  can give any assistance to    railways  Aguinaldo was.  General   Funston  secured   the  cor   ^^     ^ ^  respondence of Auginaldo's agent and outside its"own"borders'  laid his plans accordingly.  Somo months previously he captured,  the camp of the insurgent gene-  Ottawa, March 30.���������*Messrs.    Davis,  McCreary, Scott, Douglas, rose in sue-  ^V"L= 1.=.=^ ���������������^!������V*E ������2,-2H  Lucana's seal, official papers and a  quantity of signed correspondence.  From this material letters were abstracted, ostensibly from Lacuna to  Aguinaldo. _   .  One of these contained information  in paying the officials who conducted  fhe work in the west last November'.  They held that the auditor general  should be able to deal with these accounts more rapidly." The premier  had nothing to say on the subject.  The government has decided to take  as to the progress of the war. Another every day, commencing.-next week,  asserted that pursuant to orders re- for miniBterial business. The Easter  ceived from Baldiermero Aguinaldo, receaa wiU be from ThBrsday to  Lacuna was sending his best company Tuesday       -  ^Man? JSilrtcdSdakroroved       0tEawa- MarcU 30--In the *��������������������� ������f  His plans completed and approved, commona yesterday/Mr. Oliver moved.  Genera .Funston came to Manila and ^ th    ,*,   r      >dti      a    Hudson>s  organzied   his   expedition,   selecting ^ay _and  NorUl 'west Railway company- bo refered back to , tho railway  committee for" further   consideration.  7S Macabees, all . of 'whom spoko  Tagalog 'fluently. ' Twenty more insurgent uniforms and the dress of  Filipino  laborers.      ' '    *  This "Is  tho  measure    promoted    by  Chas. Harvey for a railway from Lake  HIS FATHER'S SON  Herbert  Gladstone  Makes  a  Striking  Arraignment of the Government  Loadon, April 1.���������Herbert Gladstone  member of parliament for West Leeds  has issued a letter to his constituents  containing a striking Indictment of  thn government which, the Daily  News declares, " will be welcomed by  all Liberals as a bugle call to action  and as worthy of his father's sons.He  appears to have struck a note on  "which-;_r"majority~of~th"b^Cibe"ial"rcan  unite against whatever the Conservative organs.admit to be the weak  management of the party in power."  The letter is short. Its quality can  be judged from the following excerpts:  "The war in South Africa will cost  not far short of two hundred millions, and the settlement *=ecms as  far off as ever. There are problems  to be solved in tho far east of the  first magnitude and the government  appears destitute of a clear, settled  policy. Already the huge expenditure for tho army and navy is going  up by leaps and bounds, and will  force Europe to add to Its ruinously  large armaments. Where is it to end?  "Tho Irish Question Is more to the  front than ever, and  thc government  seems to view it with a pathetic im  potenct*.  "The opponents of the Liberals arc  not endeavoring to take up the government's burden until they have  'exacted conditions that their policy  will not again be stultified by the rejection of their measures in .the  house of lords." "  Whether the conditions should he  exacted from the king, or whether  the Liberals must frankly appeal to  the country for the practical abolition of the house of lords is not quite  clear. But any way, a.s thc Daily  News says, "It is a bald and somewhat, startling suggestion, in which  Mr. Gladstone seems to have put his  finger on the weak spot of modr-rn  Liberal ism."  Halifax. N.S.. March 28.���������Firman Superior' to Hudson's Bay. It was  Mclure, Liberal ex-M. P., for Col- thrown .out on Thursday by the rail-  chester and census commissioner for way committee. Mr. Oliver's at-  Nova Scotia died this evening of tempt to have it referred back to  pneumonia. committee  was  blocked  by  the  pre-  Deceased was a son of John Mclure mier who pointed out that it was  and his wife. Susan Kent, both of Bound to provoke a groat deal of  Truro, N.S., and was of Scotch des- discussion and had therefore better  cent. be deferred.     Mr. Oliver consented to  Capetown, March 29.���������Tho- British tWs course,  inflicted a repulse .on March 20 upon London, March 31.���������A special des-  thc commandoes of General Malan patch from Standerton says: The  and Commandant Scheeper, on Sun- British light horse have captured  day river. The Boers fled, having Commandant Prinsloo" and " a convoy  lost 1G men. of 28 wagons, and Commandant Eng-  Portsmouth. Eng., March 28.���������The lebercht, the despatch says, has sur*  Evening News of this city ' publishes rendered. The British have set ' fire  i statement to the'effect that General to and are sweeping the eastern  De Wet has been captured. Transvaal  clear  of - everything useful  Capetown, March 2S.���������Command- to the Boers. All ^standiing crops  ant Kritzinger. Commandant Cheeper have been destroyed, but the women  and Commadnant Van Reenan have and children are being cared for, and  joined forces and Boer commandoes 500 of them have bec-n conveyed to  1000 strong aro moving in the direc- Utrecht, where their wants are being  tion  of the Orange river via Vruter- attended to.  stad. ���������    Pretoria, March 31.���������The Boers de-  Winnipeg, March 29.���������In the local railed and plundered a freight train  legislature last night Attorney Gen- near Johannesburg last night,  eral. Campbell stated- the intention London, April 1.���������The war oflice has  of the government to test the legality received advices from Lord Kitchener  of the liquor act by reference to the,, dated Pretoria, -March 30,vreporting  privy council.in England. "the capture of 72 Boers    in    Orange  The house decided  to  ask the Do-  River   .Colony   -and     officially     an-  minion government to extend tho pro- nounclng  that    General    French  has  vincial   boundaries  -into   the   Terri-  taken  51  prisoners, and  received  the  tories. surrender of 93 Boers as already an-  The house will be prorogued by the nounced in the press despatches. Lord  lieutenant governor  this  afternoon.       Kitchener also   reports   upon   recent  Paris, March 29.���������An interview wrecking of trains at several points.  with Regidor Jubadoud. who claims Ottawa. April 1.���������The interview  to be thc Filipino agent in Europe, between the Manitoba delegates wno  is published here. He Bays he has are here to oppose the application of  received the following cable from New  Mayor  'Senators'  Tr-arlo p-igi-iirip-; for lands to .purchase   S* _Brown._and  or homestead-     During thc night and-T3randon  this morning five special trains were   lO'.ng accompanied the delegation to  due to arrive with about 150 cars of   the premier's office where  the inter-  settlers' effects.    '  _    London,   March   25.���������Russia     has  Flood.*;  nro  doing   much   ilamngo  in  !iig(:rso!l.   Ont.  i;;if-eu Alexandra replied xo an ad-  ���������*;f>.--.-- at Copenhagen pre.T.T'T'-tf by TOO  *"ti..>!i societies.  York: According to precise information the man captured :s not  president Emilio Aguinaldo. but Bal-  domer Aguinaldo. chief of the general's staff and Emilio's brother.  tne government for legislation to  ritfy the agreement between the province and the Great Northern railway lasted nearly three hours Friday. Those who were present were  tsir Wilfrid Laurier, ��������� A. G. Black.  Sifton   and    XV.  S.  ing districts of Manitoba or the Clifford Sifton and XV. S. Fielding.  North West Territories. All were of The delegation comprised J. , ,H.  the better class of settlers and many   Brock, D. "P..  Bolen, Chas. Robinson,  *���������   "���������"      ---���������     "     Fraser,    of  'atsozT    and'  Total    1117,754,125  This is a decrease of $3,322,910.   Of  this  decrease  over  92,500.000  is coin  and bullion, which is, of course not  trade.  The duty collected was:  1900 $19,381,891  1901 18.864.162  A deorease of $1,517,729.  Exports were as follows    :  1900 .-.5122.421,911  ' 1901; 140,491,346  An increase of $18,070,435.  This shows an increase In the aggregate trade of $14,546,512.  Montreal, -April 1.���������Judge Archibald in the superior court has". delivered his decision. in the celebrated  marriage case. HIb' honor holds that  marriage in the province of Quebec  Is a civil contract, and not a sacrament, as Is -declared by ..the Roman  Catholic church authorities. ' That  Delpit and Miss Cote, both Catholics,  were united by a protestant minister does not affect the law. and their  marriage is legal and binding.  This is in direct conflict with the  ruling of the ecclesiastical court at  Rome, /which several months ago  declared that marriage annulled on  tho ground that tho laws governing  tho Catholic church had been violated  and tho ceremony not legally performed.  It will be remembered that Delpit  was formerly private secretary to  Lieutenant-Governor Jette, having  been brought from Paris by Sir  Adolphe Chapleau. Seven years ago  he and Miss Coto were married by a  Unitarian minister. Three children  were born to them, all of whom are  now in" the possession of Dolplt's  mother ln New Tork. . - ���������  Tiring of his wife. -Delpit appealed  to Rome to have tlie marriage annulled, for reasons set forth above,  and two months later this was done.  Mrs. Delpit appealed to the supreme  court  with   the  result  as  above.  It is not known whether Delpit will  appeal the case to a higher court,  but' it is not improbable that ultimately the privy council will be asked  to' render judgment, in the case.  This is the first instance in which  civil and ecclesiastical laws in Quebec havo come in conflict The feeling on both sides is very bitter ever  since the suit was. entered'and-'promises to intensify with Judge.Archibald's - decision.  Winnipeg,, April. 1.���������A" man whose  name is supposed to be A Scott was  killed on the C.P.R. near Melbourne  station yesterday. The-body was horribly mutilated.  St. John, N. B., April 1.���������The remains of the late Bishop Sweeney,  of Nova Scotia, were interred here  on Saturday' with imposing ceremonies. Archbishop O'Brien of Halifax,  officiated. --Many church dignitaries  from the maritime provinces and  ���������Quebec were in attendance.  ' London, April 2.���������The foreign office  here tells the Associated Press that  it is quiet untrue that Great Britain'  lias protested at St. Petersburg  against the Manchuria' convention  and it does- not believe, any ' other  power has done so.   .     l "''  Winnipeg, April' 2.���������A recount of  the votes' cast in tlie recent elsction  for Moose Jaw seat in the North West  Assembly elected Hltcbcok by five of  a majority over Annable. Th<������ first  returns gave Annable two of a majority.  London, April 1.���������Tho - Grand.  National steeplechase for 2500 sov-  erigns, run at Liverpool on Saturday  was won by B. Bletsoe's Gordon; O..T.  Williams' bay gelding Draumcree, 2d;  J. E. Rogerson's Buffalo Bill, 3d.  - Montreal, April 1.���������Lieutenant Col.  Dent, British army remount officer,  accompanied by Major' Ormsby Gore,  of the 11th Hussars, arrived today  from Liverpool, and .have left for Ottawa to confer with Lord Minto.  Lieutenant Colonel Dent states that  he will purchase 1000 horses at once  and ship them from either Portland  or Boston to South Africa, after which  he will proceed to the North West.  " He says ho will advise the imperial  authorities to establish remount stations in Canada.  Lndon. April 2.���������Reports received  at a mass meeting of the Lanark-  shires colliery engine handlers at  Hamilton, showed that 30.000 miners  were idle in Scotland owing to ' tho  strike for an eight hour day.  -Lord Salisbury Is. suffering from a  serious kidney complaint      .,-*"'-   o ���������������������������       ���������   -  Oxford won. the annual boat race  on tho Thames Saturday, defeating  Cambridge by two-fifths ol a length.  J. IL SCOTT, B.A., L.L.B  jvriitor. Solicitor, Notary Public, Bte  SfeKen.de Avenue, Ravelatoke Station.  Money to Loin      -  A decision has been reached in the  celebrated  Delpltt  case   by  the  supreme court of Montreal.     The civil  marriage is declared legal.  ��������� o  Strong Again.  The woman who knows the full value  of health is the woman who has lost it  and regained it: the woman who from  being weak and sickly is once again  made st strong woman. Half a million  weak and sickly  women have been  made strong .and  well by the aid of  Dr. Pierce and.his  ������ Favorite Prescription." It cures the  ills which weaken  women. It regulates the periods,  dries enfeebling  drains, heala inflammation and ulceration, and cures  female weakness.  It nourishes the  nerves and so cures  nervousness. It  promotes a healthy  appetite and induces refreshing  sleep.  " I had femnte trouble  for eight years," vrrites  Mrs. U. J. Dennis, of  8.8 Bast College Street,  Jacksonville, Ills.  "Words cannot express what I suffered.  / iouxht relit/ aimang  the tittdicaI trofes-  tion and found noiu.\  Friends urged me to  try Dr. Pierce's Faro rite Prescription.  When I commenced  talcinK this medicine'  I weighed ninety-five    .  pounds. Now I weigh one hundred and fitly-  six pounds���������more than I ever weighed belort  . I was so bad I would He from day to day and  long for death to come and relieve my suffering. I had Internal inflammation, a disagreeable drain, bearing-down pain, and such distress  ��������� every month, but now-I never have a pain���������uo  all my own work and am a strong and healthy  woman.>-  Use Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets with  "���������Favorite Prescription" if thc bowelB  are inactive or irregular.  HARVEY, McCARTHR & PINKHAM  Bsnigters, Solicitors., Eta.  Bailcltom    for    Imperial    Bank    at  Canada  cmnganj* ftmda to loan at 8 per cent  trtJSr^^ Mplaons Bank Block  Flrrt Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Jfflee;  I view started.  j     Mr. Brock addressed    tbe ministers  ���������        nt.-   ' . _..i  a,,,-*! in *-. rfo-n -**no   f������r over ar.  hour.      He    went    fully  givenJDhma untH April Mto aB^the   Iato  ^ whoJe auestion aftep whfc������  tne   aiscusison   assumed   a   conversa-  The southern  the     court     io  Manchurian treaty,  viceroys are urgin  reject.  Ottawa, -March 29.���������Justice" Tessier  formerly speaker of the Quebec legislature will succeed the late Senator  Paquet in the upper house.  Uonal aspect. The most of the contracts were gone Into fully.  in regard to this the government  seemed to think that it was a matter  largely of provincial control.  The  constitutional  and'legal  fjues*  a   matter  Winnipeg, March -.0.���������Yesterday , tions wero then discussed at length  was one oV thc' busiest afternoons at and the fact that a part of the road  the C. P. R. depot for some timo. The ran^ through Ontario^ was a point the  train   from   the   east    brought    in   a      " "       "'  large nuraper of Ontario settlers  bound for points throughout the west  They were mostly young people and  farmers' sons, or men who hail found  the cities and towns of the east over  government'  thought   was  worthy of consideration.  The premier promised tho delegation that when the report of the  standing    orders   - committee      came      ._     before the house he would  have the  orowiipd   whlieniany were families in   matter delayed to "give   the delegates  search of new locations  in thc farm-' rin|o   to employ   legal     assistance   to  x.    . -*_-.,,.���������-  -vr-.*-.*.!. to vivo o-irls nf i -Wit     the     constitutional      pretence  N^.^0.^:^?Lc,Ll^r^-e5������!! "J. which  was  regarded  by the delgatcs  as a pretty strong one.  ���������i ne mil wm not mereiore come  neror* tne railway committee ror  two or three weeks, so that the delegates will have plenty of time to look  into thc whole matter and arrange  the opposition  to the measure.  vVhon the house met Saturday Mr.  Flint presented a report of the standing committee in regard to the Manitoba government and the Canadian  Northern  Railway company.  Mr. Mclsaac Introduced two bills  confirming legislation passpd by Man-  loba In respect to thfs matter.  Spr-Iding. the fHs"is:ono Ir.-n'c cV'k.  ��������� .-���������-ir:'   at   Medicine   Hat.   ha;;    h'-cn  "���������:- !,t*?d  to bail.  ������������������������������������o   n.  ���������   i'1-dticifon     In   Yukon   rnyalfioa  nlfcct on Aoril lltp_.  (' !*-*r������r!f't|l      Till T'Cli*  ���������',   !')   '~3.''S.U.>J  11    i.- 'fr-  >*.: 5t-t--.b.;.  ;:rut    now  Yonkers, watchers beside the coffln of  their dead friend. Miss Julia Murray,  solemnly affirm that they saw the  dc-ad girl rise in a luminous cloud as  they sat near ber bier.  One of the girls. Nora Smith, who  first saw the manifestation, fainted  and was not revived until after the  others hart described what they  bPllevpd to he a sacred portent. Questioned hetore being brought Into  communication with her companions.  Iier ver.-jion confirmed to the smallest  detail thc account told by the others.  What they saw is thus described:  In the southwest corner M the room  a cloud appeared. It was ot a reddish blue., tinge and luminous. From  it as it extended itself upward appeared thc form of a woman, the hands  crossed over tno oreast. tne paims  resting near the shoulder. The head  was thrown .ipward and backward,  but not in a :-'train"d position. A loose  and flowing robe of white enveloped  the figure and a crown of white  flowers rested on her head. Thi*  manifestation lasted only a few seconds. The cloud passed along the  wall to tlio opDoslto .'prncr of thn  room. It ft* transition the hands  moved and thc finccrs clasped them-  fclves in front of the breast as if in  Piaycr.  In thf right hand war. a rosarj.  which lnmg'down beside the body.  Gladstone April 1.���������Spalding, tbe  bank cl������.rk, who Is accused of stealing  $500 from a branch of the Merchants Rank hore. and who was arrested at Medicine Hat on his way to tho  coast, was hroug.it hurh her* last  night. Ills ease in remanded to  April (ith. and he is out on a thousand dollars bail.  Ottawa, April 1.���������A statement, of  tho finances (of the Dominion for  tho eight months ending March 28  last compared with the same last yoar  is as follows:  Imports  Dutiable  goods      Free Goods      Com'rce and Bullion  i'i  Total    *   1900  ..SG9.50-f.48r.  .. 45.724.457  ..    5.848.108  .1121,077.048  ���������The"Steam"er"T'.inisian-reached-Port-  land yesterday with 1,110 passengers,  the largest _ number in the ' port's  record. -  The Northern Pacific and. Great  iNortnern raiiwaya have cut rates  heavily to North Pacific points.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  Head Oflice, Toronto.  Capital Autnorizod, - $2,500,000.00  Capital Caid Up, - ��������� $2,458,603.00  Roit, $1,700,000.00  DIRECTORS:  H.   ���������-"���������*   Howlund,   President  T.R.Merritt.Vice-Pres,   St.   Catherines  ��������� William Ramsay,  Itobert ..affray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas  Rodgers  D. R. Wilkie, General-Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon, '   Calgary,      Edmonton,  Golden; Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince       Albert, '     Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revolstoke.  Ontario: ,,  Eesex, Fergus, Gait, Ingersoll,  Llstowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborno, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, 8t.Thomaa,  Toronto, Welland, WoodstocK,  Hamilton.  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank .Department���������Deposit*  of 91 and upward* received and Interest   allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal,  and  other  debentures  purchased.  Draft* and Letters of Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom . United States,  Europe. India. China .Tap<u> Aud-  tralla. New Zealand  etc  Gold   purchased.  Thi*  bank  Issues  Special   Receipts  which  will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's  Bay Co's  Posts in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B* HEARN.  "-nr-ir Rpvelatoke "���������trnn*-'**  Mackenzie Avenue, Revelatok*  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of Revelstoke  Methodiat Churoh, Revelatoko  f*������������fUng    services  at 11  t  n.  SS? ������1 *$��������� ���������*"���������������*���������"���������*< aemlfe. Sab-  tato school and Bible class at Mft  Weekly prayer meeting every We*^  needay evening at 7:80. Thi p-cMit  are cordially invited.   Seats tre&    *  RBV.S.J.THOMPSON,  Pastor.  St Peter's Church (Anglican)  Bi*ht a.m���������  Holy  Eucharist;     11  mlo., matins, litany and sermon (Hob  "  ?"������hari8t' flrat Sunday In the month):  8:80 Sundajr     school, or    cbildnmB'  eervioe; 7:30 evensong (choral)   and  sermon.        Holy    Days���������The    HoSy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or ���������  ���������un.,- as announced: -. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 8:15.' ���������>���������">���������������*���������<-"���������  C. A. PROCUNIER, Vicar.  ' ' Presbyterian Church  Service  every  Sunday    at 11  sjs  and 7.80 p.m.   Bible Class at 2:30 9.  m. to which all are welcome. Prayer  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday,  REV. W. C. CAUDER, Pastor.   .  Roman Catholic Church  -Maaa first-and third    Sundays la  month at 10:80 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYBH.  Salvation Army  |    Meeting every night ln their hall  1 on front street.  (  The������������������  Revelstoke  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is tne leading ' newspaper ef  .the great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  in authentic, reliable and read  able articles from unQueattom-  able information.  . It- enjoy*  a large circulation and Ib eon-.  ntnently   unequalled  aa   an  advertising   medium   In ' tk>'  told ln which lt la pnMtslwd.  SUbsBription $2.00 Per Hnnifm  $1.25 For Six Months,  './  StriBtlu in HduanBB.  It takes a foremost piace ln  tho race for prominence and  popularity with business  houses "and .as a consequence  doea more- business with  those requiring printed statl--  onery and office supplies than  any other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British. CoV*  smbta, The,class ot work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing of tk������  kind .executed ln the large  cities by much larger pxlnt-  eries. ���������  Job Printing Department  Is equipped .with the latest  faces ln type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  is handled' . by exprlencei.  workmen who thoroughly understand tbe proper use of the  material at their disposal.  Tbe Herald does not claim to  be tbe only printing bouse in  tbs district but lt does claim  to be  Thoroughly Up-To-Date In  Euery Particular  And ln a position to give as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space ln its publication or  for job printing, as can be  Etven by any other house of  the kind in BriUsh Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All -wort.  turned out promptly, and sat- -  lsfactorlly. One price to alL  No Job can be too largo or  too small for The Herald'i  consideration. . Special attention given , to orders by mall.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays  ffi^i^i&J&ffiffi^4kffii������i&  .1  \  1!  f  ,p  \  n  tin CAREER OF ADVENTURER.  fr  i.'l  ���������i  s  E  WANTED BY THE EUROPEAN POLICE  He Tries to Shoot a Woman in Montreal  May be Extradited.  The adventures of Armand Guibert,  who, about six years ago, under the  name of M. le Compte de Perugulni,  cut a wide swatn in New York society, were brought to ah abrupt halt  yesterday, says the Montreal Star,  when he was sentenced to 30 days fn  jail by Magistrate Lefontaine.  The charge against Guibert was laid  by Madame Andre, his former mistress  who left Paris with him early in  1895, and after living a few months  in London, came to New Tork. At  the metropolitan city of tbe United  States Guibert gave his name as  Count Pernguinlj an . astonished the  upper .ten by his accounts of his ancestral castles in France and his  magnificent wine cellars, which, he  stated, contained the finest old champagnes, and whose contents would  amount in value from $150,000 to  11.00,000.  Madame Andre lived with him at  New York, but Bhe knows very little  of his adventures "In that city, ae  ho left her at home and sallied forth  for three or four days at a time,  frequenting the parlors of the best  society ln Gotham. / On- the strength  of his .domains' in France ana *-he re"  raarkable wine-cellar',' whose contents  ho Invited the gay New Yorkers to  sample when they came to gay Paris,  ho borrowed sums of money, and by  an industrious appllcatln to the interesting game ot poker, raised funds  to allow him to live in high estate.  Occupied with his pleasures in other  spheres, he neglected Madame Andre,  and sho left him and camo to this  city. "When his real position became  known, he was dropped by the gilded  youth of Gotham. He came to this  city, followed up his former mistress,  -and tried to Induce-her-to procure  money for him. She did not relish  this, however, and returned to New  York'.  Guibert followed her thither, and  when she refused to accede to his requests he threatened her life. ThingB  became so bad.that a little less than  :i year ago she applied' for a warrant  for-his arrest, and he .spent a couple  of months in the Tombs. ">���������  In the meantime Madame' Andre  returned' to' this city, and- made new  friends, who supplied all her wants.  Some three weeks ago her former  lover came-to this city and beg-iu  by writing her for money. Whon  this was not forthcoming he used  threats. A week, from -Tuesday last  he called at her home, and was  .shown into the" house by one of tho  young women who lived with Madumo  Andre. He asked to see the mistr-MS  of tho house"1" and when she came  down, not' knowng who her visitor  was, he drew a revolever and attempted to shoot her. '*���������".*"_    ,  A young man who happened to be  in tho house at the time, saw what  was about to happen,and ius*r.cl between the woman and tbe would-be  murderer, wresting the-weapon frcm  his grasp. This was rno eav/ task  as the revolver was secured to bis  wrist by a cord., At last he sot aw.iy  and was not seen for some days.  On" Mcinday "last,- however.: he .was  -arrested'by. Acting Detectives Cote  and Wilson, and yesterday appeared  before Judge Desnoyers'injthe-court  of special sessions. _ The officers who  searched him after his arrest found  on him what-resembled a sandbag,  but on closer examination, it was  "found to contain salt instead of sand.  The evidence against the accused was  crushing. "- -,���������������**���������  Some days ago, however, liagisti ate  Lefontaine received .* ��������� from Pans,  France, a letter from the police authorities, asking him to locate, if  possible, a-man named Armand Guibert, a native of Brittany, who has  been known under various aliases,  among which appears that of M. lo  Comte de Peruguini, who is wanted  in France on a charge of forgery.  Under these conditions Judge Des-  noyers condemned "Guibert to 30 days  in iail, and in the meantime the  authorities in France will be commu-  S������d with and will ^uMtaa have  time to  institute, proceedings, on the  Ch������dftherF?e>ncn- authorities, however, not have time to get here with-  tatte 30 days, the pseudo coun: wll  probably  be  held   on  the  charge  ot  carrying a concealed weapon.  32������L. Andre was most emphatic  in her declarations that, the man was  iaSETi5iMritffe u^a^������  evidence was supported b> other  -Tv-stnlsses Under those circumstances  5K  will have  to   furnish   bonds  t0GkithfsPabout'46 years of age,  while Madame Andre is barelj,.-***. ,  insurance by which j one agent Is  said to have built up a business of  $500,000 a year in' the' Peoria held  largely through its" aid, says the Insurance Chronicle. An arrangement  is made with tho cashiers of the  country banks to keep on their desks  pads furnished by the agent, the  pads ruled and perforated, for information about five persons on a sheet,  kept in duplicate by a carbon sheet.  As he .finds opportunity, the banker talks to his customers about insurance and: notes down their, ideas  on it; how much thoy carry, if any,  with what companies, etc. . One sheet  when filled out is sent to the agent,  who enters lt in a card catalogue,  while the banker keeps the copy as a  check. About once a month the  agent tries to see these people,' making special note of their ideas and  insurance prospects, as freely expressed to the agent In a short; timo he  has the- names and insurance -experience of most of the people in  his field who do any business with  the banks. The banker is given a  commission. on all business written  through.his Information.  Canadian bankers are. usually too  busy to be utilized in this way, and  their active .participation in such a  scheme as the above would probably,  result' in ; their hearing Irom, the  general manager���������not in approbation.  WAS IT A BULLET  The Kalser.Is.Suspicious���������He Thinks  t    He j May Have   Beon-Shot���������Fears  _ Revolutionists.  Berlin, April 3.���������There is the highest authority for the statement that  tho investigation into: the causes of  the attack upon Emperor William by  Deitrlch Welland has not been concluded, but Is still being vigorously  pushed. The imperial court at LleD-  sic. which alone can,try cases of high  treason, has sent two officials to  Bremen to assist in the, investigation,  which is now "directed chiefly with a  view to clearing up three points not  yet explained, namely: What company Welland regularly' frequented  before the attempt; whether he received orders from plotters, particularly anarchists, 'socialists or Anglo-  phobes. to carry out��������� the attempt,  having also in view .what has become  of the suspicious individuals who  were seen near him just before it was  made and what weapon was used by  Welland or some other person.  Was  It Iron  or a Bullet?  Evidence "tending to throw, .light,  upon these poins has been accumu-'  lated, but It is too slight to warrant  Irdictmcnt. The .question whether  Welland actually threw a piece of  iron, as was at flrst alleged, or some  one fired a shot from an air rifle, is  still unanswered to the satisfaction  of the authorities. Emperor William  inclines "to the air rifle theory. His  physicians incline to the belief that  a piece of iron was thrown. The  Emperor is also convinced that Welland was a tool, and 'In this conviction he is sustained by his entourage. * *'  Immediately after the' "preliminary  investigation is closed tbe evidence  will be sent to the Imperial court at  T-elDsic, whose president will come to  BeVin at Eastertide 'to confer with  Herr von Schoenstadt."Prussian minister of justice, and with the imperial  judicial department, with a view of  ascertaining whether grounds - exist  to begin a trial for high treason".  SHAM BOERS  A despatch , from Hauvre, France,  says:  The French police have arrested a  batch of individuals wearing the  Boer costume, and trying to imitate  their language, while offering for sale  at any < price, salvage goods. The  story they told the credulous populations in the country towns through  which they passed was "that 200  Boers had seized two British vessels, that they had brought- part of  the cargoes to .Franco, to sell, aud  that they intended to return to,the  Transvaal with tho proceeds. In  Havre they offered what they called  a talisman for toothache. They  were all natives" of a village near  Rouen; V *-   *   '  AGUINALDO AND'CAPTOR.  Remarkable Careers.'  FITZ   IS   THROUGH .FIGHTING  " Robert Fitzsimmons, whose only  defeat "in this country camo through  getting tangled up with Jim"*Jeffries  and who eradicated that mishap by  polishing off Gus Ruhlin and Tom  Sharkey between meals, dropped into  : Chicago recently. Bob did not come  as a fighter, but In tho guise of a  full-fledged actor. Fit?, is the whole  thing in his play, and never misses  an opportunity. - or, rather the  author of the play never overlooked  the* trick of landing Bob on the  centre, of, the stage at the proper  moment.     '   *-'   ". .  Fitz'e friends, and they have increased wonderfully since he retired  from the ring, expected to see him  turn out a horse ; shoe, shoe a horse,  punch the bag and .box three rounds  with Ed. Dunkhort like a past master.  But'they did not expect to see htm  so through the play acting the role  of a hero like an old timo play actor.  Fitz has shaken the ring'for good.  "What, is the use of flsbtlng," be said  -"when there is nobody to fight, no  place to fight, and thcrefori-* no  money to fight for."  He talked about Jeffries refusing  to meet him as he bad agreed and  how ho showed his superiority over  tho champion by defeating Ruhlin  and  Sharkey.  Bob and Dunkhorst. like Ruhlin  and Martin, were pestered -by Frank  Hall, but lt did not prevent Fitz  knocking the villain of the play out  of a second story window, when he  attempted to bilbo him to lose a  fight, which appeared to be more  brutal than his boxlnc exhibition  with. Dunkhorst.  A NOVEL SCHEME  His full name is Senor Don Emilio  Aguinaldo y -Faury. He claims to  have been-born'in-the province of  Cavite. He is said to be about 30  years -old.���������i=-He^=--began^_life^as_a  servant boy for" a Jesuit priest iu tbe  Philippines at the age of four.  Early he learned to read-and write  under his master's, tuition. -At the  ago of 14 ho waa v enrolled In the  medical department, of .the Pontifical  University of-Manila, and became a  Mason. In ' 1888 " her- went to Hong  Kong, picked up some knowledge of  military tactics and Is said -to have  served in the Chinese navy under the  late 'Captain McGlffen.  He headed two Insurrections against  tho Spaniards and was reported-.to  have been' bought off with a heavy  bribe both times. When Dewey's  squadron sailed for Manila Aguinaldo  was at Hong - Kong. He organized  the .Insurgent kovernment with considerable detail. He was at ' first  president and later assumed a dictatorship.. The socalled congress met  at several towns that were termed  capitals until dispersed by the American troops.  After fierce fighting in the latter  months of the year. Aguinaldo in  January, 1897. advanced V from;- Cavite  Into the province of Manila, with  about 8000 troops, intending to carry  the rebellion into sections -which had  not yet risen, and also to join forces  with the insurgent general. Dlmaluga  He was unsuccessful, however, the  Spaniards cleared the province by the  middle of January and forced Aguinaldo back Into Cavite again. * The  Spaniards, on their part, were not able  to carry the campaign successfully  into the  rebel  strongholds,  and    the  rebellion   dally   assumed-   more   for  midable proportions.  The campaign was carried on with  varying fortunes until the following  August, when a more energetic policy  was Introduced by "the Spaniards.  Some months later Aguinaldo entered into negotiations for surrender,  On December 25. 1807. be ordered his  people to lay ddwn their arms. He  and his associates had been bought  off for $400.000' and a promise of  8400,000 more. He himself went to  Hong Kong. When war between the  United States had become Imminent  In the spring-of 1898 he returned to  the  islands;���������. and" headed  another  1 n-  fleet on'.; May 1, 1898, -the insurgents  ���������became more active, and after, surrounding Manila, Aguinaldo proclaimed the independence of. the Philippines on June 12, 1898, and signed it  "Emilio Aguinaldo, Dictator of the  Philippines."  He had previously issued a proclamation investing himself as president of the ministry with a gold collar, with a gold triangular pendant,  engraved with the sun and three  stars, a gold whistle to carry and a  stick with a gold handle, and a  tassel of gold.  He asked the powers to recognize  the republic and on September 30  he called an assembly of the Filipinos  at Malabos to ratify his proclamation.  This was done but not without much  opposition.  Tension between the American  forces-and the Filipinos grew more  strained as the year advanced, and  in- December General Otis was' ordered . by the ..Washington authorities. to  take Iloilo. He sent General' Carpen  ter upon ^he errand, but before the  American general arrived the Filipinos had driven put the Spanish garrison and were in occupation; General Carpenter, however, took possession, whereupon Aguinaldo put forth  a proclamation protesting against the  American occupation and American  pretension to sovereignty, denouncing  the course of President:McKinley. and  calling,upon the Filipino* to continue  their struggle for Independence.  On the night of February 4. 1899.  the long expected conflict bogaii.  Aguinaldo led some of the fights in  person. One of the blots in his career  was the assassination of Luna, a rival  chief,.who was stabbed to death on  Aguinaldo's  threshold  The fighting against the United  States.:troops In the' Philippines, for  which Aguinaldo was largely responsible, began on the -night of February 4.: 1899. two days before tho United States Senate approved the treaty  of peace with SpaiD  , A group of armed Tagalogs approach  the outpost '���������.-��������� at. Manila block house  No. 7. refused to halt when challenged and the first shots were fired.  Jn half an hour tbe flre was on from  the rebel lines on three sides of the  city, and the rebels were netting their  flrst taste of American fighting. That  the advance on the Nebraska outpost  was a deliberate plan to open hostilities, and authorized by the ..rebel  leaders, was made plain by the attempted uprising within the city walls  which was checked by the vlsllancn  of the soldiers on police 'dutr-    -  The' taunts* and 'insults of the  Filipinos while the Americans were  under strict orders not to flre on  them.'made" the change to 'active service welcome for regulars and volunteers alike. Fully 2000 rebels were  killed in the fighting that night, and  in the morning, when Dewey sent his  light draguht vessels close into shore  and raked the enemy's'position with  the machine guns. The American  losses were about 20-killed and 20(1  wounded. It Is estimated that 20.000  Filipinos were - engaged as against  13,000 Americans. s ���������  Aguinaldo's army fell -back north  and - south and the insurrection was  on   in earnest.  - On' the night of February 22. 1899,  Manila was set on flre "by Aguinaldo's  spies in the city. The ,districts of  Santa Cruz, San Nicholas, and Tonda  were flred simultaneously, and rebels  concealed in the brush shot at tbe  soldiers sent to Unlit the flames. The  vigilance of-*tb*> soidiers'on 'police  duty again prevented an uprising'in  the city, and the fire was checked  before it reached tbe -business "centre. Next day 500 suspects were arrested In Manila, and this effectually shut off any further attempts at  the destruction'of the city by flre.  On April 29, 1899, General' Quino,  acting for Aguinaldo. Bent two envoys  Colonel Manuel Arguella and Lieutenant Jose Bergal, to ask General  Otis's terms, and - was told that  nothing but unconditional surrender  would be , entertained. A truces was  refused.  Later' in the same'month Aguinaldo  sent a commission of seven to Manila  to discuss with General Otis his  terms of Burrender. The plan of government which President McKinley  was willing to -gront him was outlined to these envoys, and on May  23 they returned to report to Aguinaldo. The negotiations were without  result.  During* the last - year Aguinaldo's'  whereabouts have been a matter of  much conjecture. There have been  any number ot rumors, among them*  one that- he had 'been in Manila a  number of times, disguised in a woman's dresB.  Paler, near which place he was  finally caught, was where Lieutenant  j.���������Cr^Gi'lmore-.and���������14--Hien-of-the  gunboat Yorkton were caught and  held by the Filipinos for a long time.  Aguinaldo's wife and sister, and the  sisters of Cblonel-Leyba, were captured on January 1 of last year, at Ta-  laban, province of Bontoc, by Major  March ot the 23rd volunteers. Four  rebel officers, 18 of the men, and ope  American surrendered with the women.* His mother was also captured  and one son died during the flight  of the family before the American  troops.'  Chinese Blood in Him.  Aguinaldo Is only 29 years old, but  Americans who 'came ln contact with  him said that he appeared 'fully 10  years older. He .was a native of the  island, with Chinese blood In bim.  He was born in the vllage of Imus,' in  the province of Cavite, and lived  there until the rebellion. His family,  owned rice and sugar fields, the possession of which the order of the Re-  tollectos."the   largest  proprietors   of  adherents;  Rizal was soon ��������� afterward  deported.  In 1896 Aguinaldo became mayor of  Cavite.- He first became .prominent  in the rebellion which broke out. In  that year, the result of a conspiracy  which had been in preparation for  seven years in the Cratchuanan,' the  new circle created for political purposes by the natives in the Masonic  lodges, into which the Spaniards had  initated them. The outbreak came  in August 1896.  FUNSTON   JOINED   INSURGENTS  General Frederick Funston was  born ih Ohio 18G6, but his parents  moved to Kansas when he was yet a  child.  When the Cuban Insurrection broke  out against Spain Funston Joined the  insurgent army, with the Intention of  corresponding for a New York weekly. At Bayonne he led a cavalry  charge with GOO Cubans against 2.500  Spanish infantry. . At Las Tunas he  was wounded and had his horse killed  under him. Garcia made him a  captain, and when In 1898, the United  States, entered .the ^struggle the governor ot Kansas: appointed him  colonel of a regiment.  Colonel "Funston fought through the  war with characteristic bravery, but  It was not until he was sent to the  Philippines that he, attracted wide  public attention. After his exploit  in swimming the . . Rio V Grande, in  Nortli Luzon, at the head of his men.  under a hot flre from, the enemy, he  became known everywhere and was  the popular hero of the band, fighting  in the islands.  Early In .1900 he captured, a mass  of letters and : private papers.. belonging to Aguinaldo. "One" of these letters was directed to Aguinaldo������������������: personally and written by A. Mablni.  president of the council. It outlined  the details of the conspiracy to attack  Manila. Another letter waB from  Montague R. Leverson, of New York,  a member of the.Anti-Tmnerlaltatic  league. Leverson suggested to Aguinaldo that ho capture United States  ofllcers and treat them as pirates.  General Funston was married in������������������ a  brief respite from active service between the closeV of the . campaign in  Cuba, and the opening of the Phllin-  pine operations. His small stature  is notorious. He has a' taste for read-  rug, being especially fond of Kipling's  soldier stories,  houses were ���������burned;"while 20 or '30  huts were swept away. Along tho  valleys, over hilltops, roaring down-  the' gullies,,the flames swept with a  frightful roar; while the crack and  boom of burning trees added t  scene of terror.  "OTwimmmmmmmmmmmwwmmmmmiwmwma  I    THE MOLSONS BANK  fc .Incorporated by Act op P\kt-i.4.mbnt, 1855.  AN  EGYPTIAN  NECROPOLIS  A Western contemporary  describes | surrection.  a novel system of canvassing for life      After the  defeat  the province, contested by Incessant'  lawsuits. The" father "of Aguinaldo  Id consequence was kept poor, and  endured privation in order to enter  his son <in the'College of St.'.lean  Lateran. and afterwards to send him  to the University of St. Thomas at  Manila.   '  The cost of pursuing a course of  study at these institutions was not  less than 1.200 francs a year, and the  elder. Aguinaldo had great difficulty  to make both ends meet. Aguinaldo  passed easily rrom the college to the  university, but at' the latter ��������� place  he was considered by the professors  to have the most obtuse mind of. all  tne students.' , For three "'years he  ���������wore the.'costume- of V the- univridty.  and" observed its severe dlscHpllne,  Its frugal .regime, but. without obtaining   tne least   intellectual   oenent.  In fact the; Dominicans finally sent  him borne in sheer despair. ' He then  "iit'ered the Normal School;/of the  Jesuits. Here he made some progress,  but at the time his father died he, was  forced to return home tojtake care of  his patrimony, which continued to be  threatened by the lawsuits Instituted  by the order of the Recollect*;. Until  1893 he devoted!himself to the tilling  of his lands. In that year the Philippine   league   was   started   by Dr.  CONSUMED BY iLAMES.  Fires Raging Oyer a  Large Area in  Australia -       ,'    '  Australian despatches 'say: -  South      Australia .' and      Victoria",  after simmering for a. week under a  heat  wave   which   reached   the  temperature of' 109 degrees in the shade,  have been visited with a series of the  most  disastrous bush fires the country has ever: known.  In the Mount Pleasant (S.A.) district 50.000 acres of grass land has  been destroyed by a fire which lasted  three days and covered an area of  nearly 100 square miles, doing upwards of ������10.000 worth of damage. " ���������* " ~  " The town itself- was only saved by  the desperate - labors . of the people,  women as well, as men,! who fought  the flames contiuuously for 30 hours,  beating down the burning grass with  lone green boughs wherever "it seemed possible , to make? a ' gap in the  onwards  sweep of the flames.  Driven by a fierce gale from the  redstone deserts of the northeast,  the fire advanced like a solid wall,  swallowing everything .in its path,  and it was only when the gale slackened that there was any chance of  checking the tide of destruction.  Sheep and cattle, maddened by the  blind and biting smoke, rushed in  hundreds into the heart of the fire  and were burned to ^cinders; horses  and cattle perished, by the scores,  and so fierce were the, flames that  when the fire was spent only a few  calcined bones on the blackened  plains were left of many 'thousand  head'of, live stock.  Fires broke out in the southeast of  south Australia also, In the , Mount  Gambier and Narrocoorte - districts,  doing damage to the extent of some  ������4000. The homesteads are mere plies  of ruins/, and the settlers have been  left penniless.  In Victoria,-to the terrible story ,of  grass and stock destroyed���������in "Wan-  garatta alone 2500 sheep were consumed���������must be added a mournful  loss of life.  In the Braxholme district six children were 'caught between two advancing columns of- flre and burned to  'death. Three- farm-hands���������perlsbedr  and upwards of 20 others are missing, no hope of their'escape being entertained.  Fires 'also broke out lu seven other  districts, tho total loss of human life  being roughly-put at,26, though it  is feared the total may be larger, and  in stock (chiefly sheep)  over 100,000  bead. ��������� ���������-,,-.  Byaduk and 1/3wer Byaduk townships have been almost wholly destroyed. Peoplo with their clothes  burning rushed to the creeks and  dams and stood there while the flre  swept ovor .them like a hurricane;  On one sheep station " 2,000 sheep  were roasted alive. 600 standing huddled together In one spot. . Two  miles further on 3,000 sheep were  charred to cinders, and in the district  ft is estimated that 10,000 sheep havo  perished. - .....  In the Birregurra district the  charred remains ot three little boys.  6ons of a settler, were found near  their home. They became separated  from their people, and struggled ou  as bravely as they could, until, blinded by smoke and flames, playing  around them, they fell hopelessly and  confused, to die within a few yards  of each other.  Trains Dash Through the Fire.  In the Wangaratta district a train  was caught in the flames, and as It  would have been certain dyath *o  pull up, the driver piled on steam,  and ran at express speed through the  Burning bush. ' Many of thc r.n_asen-  gers were badly scorched, nnd thn  cars were blistered and charred, but.  happily, no lives were lost     ,r  In the north eastern -district the  flre swept over an area of 300 square  miles. Trains along the railway line  bad to travel brtw"o*_n walls of flre  and hundreds of sheep were destroyed. Up to the time of writing seven  lives nave heen lost, nnd rnnortp  state that the fires arc still sweeping  through the country.  At Queenstown,. in Tasmania, the  locality fn which are situated the  works and mines of the Mount Lvell  company,  fires    have  been'   burning  since January 25. and   for   the nast  week the   bush has been a,fiery furnace for miles around. ���������  Houses were unroofed; by tho gale  Wonderful. City of the Dead Discovered in Alexandria  The most important discovery at  Alexandria, both in ancient and modern times, has lately been made  through a happy accident.  While an ordinary laborer was  working at Korn El Shogafa. one of  the. dllrtTest and most neglected portions of the city, his pick came  against a rock which gave a hollow,  echoing sound. The man informed  the authorities, and on the place being  excavated,' a wonderful sight presented itself to the spectators. It was no  - -less than jan astonishing '.'city ol  the dead*' : with Its hundreds "of corridors, temples :of beautiful-sculpture  and artistic skill, huge cemeteries  with their skeletons more than 10  centuries old,. five sarcophagi, hun-'  dreds of pillars majestically standing  In that beautiful,- but dim and solemn  nechropolls. No less than four  stories are found iu this wonderful  subterranean city.  One of the most perfect and beautiful buildings is a fine temple, supposed to be of the epoch" of Septimus  Severus. In the front part .of it there  is a tomb with, a . large relief representing the mummy, of Osiris, reposing on a funeral blcr.; Anubls with  one hand holds towards him a Greek  libation cup, while the other hand Is  placed on the heart of Osiris. The  bier of Osiirs is supported by a finely  sculptured Hon, which holds In its  paw the pen ; of Truth;"; Underneath  the -ll<|u are three canoplc gods.whlle  to the right and left are the gods  Thoth and Horus.. There is':a smaller  relief to the right is.representing the  two godesses Isis and Nepthis weeping, while to the left stands an Imposing picture representing the priest  Herheb, the priest of funerals, clad  In a garb of panther skins and reading the Book "of the Dead to a female, probably Isis. who brings offerings.  There aro In this temple three important sarcophagi, the largest of  which contains two sculptured masks  of Vomedy and Tragedy, while the  other two, on the right and left, are  the* same- containing ���������" two"-heads of  the Medusa. In -the --centre is Apis  receiving - the offerings of Isis and  Horus, who are carrying necklaces  for Apis. Then we have -two life-  size figures of tho gods Set and Aun-  bls, each with a curiss and' a rod of !  office, and their attitude' resembles '  that of Roman ocers. On either side ',  of the door are two figures, of a man  and a woman, the latter having her  hair done in the Roman style, but the  pose is quite" Egyption.���������Cairo correspondence of New York Times.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  Rnst Fund  $2,500,000  2,050.000  DIRECTORS:  VVM.MOLeONMA.crm.BSON, President- S. H. Ewnio, Vice-President ���������  W. M. Ramsay, 8AMUK. Fn.i-.mr, J. P. Cmsohorn, H. Maskulnd Moiboot,  Lt. Col. F. C. Hkkshaw.  . Jahss Elliot, General Manager.  A general-banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at current ���������  J. D. M0L8ON.  MAKAGER, K-gVELSTO-U, B.CI  mmmiimi  immmiiu&  \ D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  a  RATE $1 oo PER DAY  ELECTRICAL PROGRESS  The  oliimbia  House. ���������'  Good accommodation. A good : >-  weH*8upplied with choice wi**.-?  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Brown   &  Pool  ' Proprietors  " '*���������;���������  ���������*���������.'.  Great Strides Since the World's Fair  at ChicaEO.  The world  has    come  to recognize  that the American mind haa more in-  genitive genius in it than that of any  other people. The public has become  familiar with'the advances American  machinery '.and      implements  ' have  made  in'   winning favor    in foreign  countries, and the daily records go to  show that this    progress    continues.  The World's Fair was a fine portrayal of.the abilities of Americans, and  the   years   that  have    passed   - since  then have been   years of   wonderful  progress.      In these years many inventions have been brought to a state  of perfection, and the    exhibit    that  can be made today    is   such  >as ta  cause all ta marvel    at the development of recent years,   i The Pan-American Exposition will be the greatest  "exposition held    on  ' this    continent  since the Chicago fair, and it is intended   that in   every  department   it  "shall portray' the advancement up to  date.   - For this reason it is evident  'that In many ways the Pan-American  Exposition    will    actually excel    the'  World's  Fair.' a  fact    made possible  by the inventive genius of men who  have -been careful, energetic workers  in numerous fields.     This will be especially true In the' connection electricity" will have   with   the'Pan-American  and  the part it will  play In  making the Exposition a success.   , In  some respects the  electrical .features  of the World's Fair    wore    novelties,  and in many cases they have advanced iu favor until now they aro looked upon as necessities of ��������� the   daily  work.     This is one of the results of  -progress-,.-and-when-=people_have_seenJ  all the electrical features of the Pan-  American Exposition   they will   feel  that electricity  Is the greatest forco  the world has known to Improve the  conditions of a people and develop a  country's resources.  ?. 5URNS 8c  mil  wm  .   Wholesale and'Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  eed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  S-vddle and   Pack  Horsps Always  for Hire.  Fieiglitinjr nod  Teaming  a  Specialty.  lui'ininy ' ������X       D clock  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every  for Trout Lake Citv. . For particulars write  '  CRAIG tc HILLMAX, Thomson's Landing  CHINESE AFFAIRS  unuiiDi nun  ably furnished with the choicest  the market, Hffords. Beat Wjnes  Liquors and dears. Large, light  hedroc:ins. R*t<-8    $l    a    day.  ���������^Monthlv-rate., -=_   ��������� -_-_ - -.-.- " .=.  i  ������ PACIFIC  A������D S09 LIKE.  THE RUSSIAN BEAR  NOW GROWLS.  of    tho Spanish Rlzal.     Aguinaldo became one of its the township caught flre, and several  Manchurian Treaty Will Not be Signed.   Chinese Emperor Tokee  a Hand.  London^ April 2.���������"The phineac  emperor has Instructed the' Chinese  plenipotentiaries," ' says the "Pokin  correspondent of thc Daily Mall,  "not to sign the Manchurian convention cvou in a modified form." ���������  Dr. Morrison, wiring to thcMTirnes  from Pekin. March -iS. says: "The  Yang Tsc 'viceroys have carried tho  day. Lee Kung Chung, who wired  yesterday urging Emperor Kwang Sue  to reconsider his decision ln the pressure of, the unanimous���������:. advice, of the  chief provincial officials was irrevocable, and said that tho Manchurian  convention   could   not   be .signed  "In spite of the threats Russia sesms  inclined to slap the door of negotiations between Li Hung Chang and  M. De Giers were certainly proceeding ^yesterday, when M. 'De Giers  agreed to several, formal amendments  of the text. Russia's cynical and  bold diplomacy apcars for once to  havo overreached itself."  London, .'April Vi.���������-The Daily Mull  Has received the following from Tien  Tsen, dated yesterday: Colonel MacDonald politely asked the Russians to  .remove their flags from the disputed  portion of tho British territory where  they, surreptlously placed them after  a mutual evacuation had been agreed  upon. The Russians flatly declined.  It Is "understood that the question of  an'arbitration: title to the concessions  has not yet been settled.  '���������ft'li  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPS  ALL T8A MS.  ON  ROBERT SAMSON  TOURIST CA ST0  St. Paul -        -        Daily  Montreal and Boston Fridays  Toronto Sundays andTucsdays  Trains for . -  K"0TEMAY POI'TS  leave Revelstoke at 8.10.  Main Line Trains leave Kevelstoke: eastbound S.20- westbound 17.30.  Wood Dealer  and Draymaq.   ,.  Draying and delivery work m, metal-,  ty.    Tmmmm always ready on ibocttft  nntl'**        Onntnpta tnr  -fohMiur tAlMB.  i  8cVELST0K������  iqON WORKS  Ulac-ksuiitliiiig, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsmithing .Sheet Iroii  Work, Machinery Re-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ROBT. GOJBLDON  Rev-elftt <iJ������������*.  For all information, pamph-  ets, etc. apply to  t7ndort/iltiT nrd Emljalniimf.  .A. BFADSHAW,  A cent.  Revtistok*  E. P. COYLE  AC.P. A.  V������pcouvcr.      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Shannon, the Ferguson  c.-une in to town yesteitluy  It- ol days visit.  Thos. Taylor, M. P. P., is not likely  to return to the constituency until  ufter tbe session.  Mrs. .1. D. Molson li-ft yesteubiy  innining for a trip to Em-ope, wliich  will lust several months.  Mrs. Gus Hedslroni and child left fin  Kdinonton this morning to spend tin  Milliliter with tier relatives there.  J. A. Harvey of Fort Steele, partnci  ofG. S. McCiii'ter. was in town xixx  Sunday on bis way home fnun tin  coast.  The general impression on the coast  and among the member-? of tbe legislature is that, the C, P. It. will get the  charter to build the coast to Kootenay  line.  Trooper Tom Lewis, of Strathcona's  Horse, will give a lecturi: on the  South African campaign at Hip Kp*  worth League meeting on Monday  evening next.  ���������Call and got your eyes tested before too lute. Esaniinations free at .1.  li. Bii-bers. Optical Dep.irtnn.iit in  charge of R. N. Doyle, Graduate  Optican.   14 years experience.  It has been decided that Mr. Duches-  nay's promotion will not necessitate  bis departure ti-om Revelstoke and thu  new assistant general manager's office  will he still located at the railway  headquarters of the mainland.  Trooper Thos. Lewis of Strathcon.i's  Horse returned home on Sunday evening,- A number of bis friends were at  the station to receive him. Like all  the rest of the boys he looks in line  shape after his year of active service.  The annual banquet and entertainment of the S. O. E. B. S. and  Daughters and Maids of England to be  held next Friday evening in the open  house will commence at, 8 o'clock  sharp. The tickets are meeting with a  ready sale.  General Manager M'irpole and his  new Assistant General ManaKur Mr.  Duchesnav. went thiough to the c<m*-t  on Sunday. Mr. Duchesnay will  return tn town and will hand over bib  duties as superintendent, ;of this  division on the I5th.  Hon. XV. 0. Wells passed throng!i  town on Monday morning on his way  home to Palliser.. He said that he had  about a couple of weeks work for Mr.  Killeen on the island after which he  intended to start him lo work on the  Big Bend road.  There were two cases of riding  bicvcles on the sidewalk up before  Police Magistrate Sibbald <m Tuesday  morning. Both ca--.es weie let oft" but  1 he magistrate added an emphatic  warning that the next case of the  kind, which came into court, would  receive the full benelit of the.byhitv.'  R. Green and J. Houston, M. P, P.'s,  passed through cm Monday morning  for the south. Mr. Green says that  there has been such a Hood of su *gi-s  tions for amendments to the Mineral  Act that the chances are that, the  government will prefer to leave llu*  measure al toe-ether sonner than  attempt the difficult task of  sek-itiou.  An attempt is being made at Asl-  croft lo establish a Lacrosse League  for the interior with a view nf including teams from Ashcroft. Lillonet.  Kamloops, Revelstoke. Vernon and  Kelowna. If any one here cares to  lake up the matter they mav communicate with George A. Deal lie,  secretary of the Ashcroft club,���������Lillooet Prospector.-  Fi-oin an authentic source it w learned lhat a block of uiic-a, ?1 inches  square, from the Tete Jeanne Cache  mines was r-old in Seattle for S2,0(J().  Therv can be no further doubt a������ _Ui_  the value of these mine-., the one tliina  needful now is the means oi' transport  for Ihe product. It is sincerely Impel  that both the Dominion and Piovincii l  governments will come loan airiiugc*-  inent whereby the preliminary work  of survey ami road building may be at  once begun. There are vallies of good  agricultural laud along the route,  therefore tho Dominion government  should aid in its development.���������Golden  Km.  The Easter servieces in St.. Peter's  .���������hurce were exceedingly well attended.  The chinch was quite lull in the morning and in the evening it was packed  to the door3 and some latecomers h.ul  to turn away. The music al both  services was very well rendered by the  choir, which is beginning to shew  marked results of the painstaking care  and instruction nf the otganist, Mr. E.  Huniiihiys. The young lailie.*. of tin*  choir made their first appearance in  siu-plii es and college caps and theii-  voices, the eHecl of which w.-us before  lost in their scats in thc front pews ot  the nave, added considerably to llu*  rendering of the treble pari in the  music' The chancel wiu*- beautifully-  decorated with Arum lilie* and white  crysanthetiiuns.  No. 2Fiiv Brigade are giving an At"  Home in llieir hull tonight.  J. ,1. Voung went, south to Nelson on  a visit through the lower country.  The Supt, of Education, Mr. W. II.  Robertson, arrived in town tins  morning ami paid a visit of inspection  to the public school.  The steamer Archer, belonging to  Lhe Fred Hobinson Lumber Co., is now  making regular daily trips on the  Arm.  Two h und red Ions of Nettie L, ore  has been shipped this week ar. the  Landing, as the navigation of the Arm  is now open to the C". P. Jl. steamers.  11. .1. Bourne i.s removing the  collage next door to his residence on  First St. tn a lot on Coiinanght Ave.  .1. KiTii.'igli.in is in charge of the work.  An electric light, has been placed  over the porch of St. Peter's church,  which will be a great convenience to  '.he ilupiii'litig congregation on a dark  night.  The District License"' Commissioners  sit tonight in the provincial police  station on Fiont St. There are two  applications, one for Nakiiap aiul one  for Ferguson, lo come up.  Thos. Gillespie, an old time and  popular railway man. spent a few days  in town from "the Glacier house last-  week and went east on Monday to  Golden, where he will be employed for  some lime.  M. Grady intends to put. up a S2.*i,O0O  hotel at the St. Leon Hot Springs,  which will be a complete summer  resort hotel with every modern convenience. A large bottling plant will  be operated in connection.  Those who enjoy a ^ood game of  billiards should pay a. visit to tlie Hotel  Climax, where three, new tables from  the Toronto factory of Samuel May &  (Jo. have recently been put in. Then-  is a full sized English billiard table, an  American table and a pool table, all of  the finest, workmanship turned out by  this, well known factory. They ure  t hreu tables which il would be hard to  maich in the west.  Books. -  The Librarian of St. Peter's Sunday  School will be pleased to receive con-  atributions of books lor the use ofthe  Sunday School Library. The books need  not be in first class condition if the read-  ills' matter is complete, as they can be  rebound, ap 6 2-t.  G, G. McConnell,  Librarian.  Revelstoke  Steam  BEDRAGGLED SKIRTS  Tliis i-JImril weather un tlwat; bountiful  white skiru.: makes tlii'm ilirLy all  urouiul the bottom*���������>o'you'd not want  to wash lliem vour.-etf.  We want "them for you, though.  We wiliii to make them --lean ami  bright ami irubli. We make till linen  look frubh ami sweet.  FAYETTE BUKER.  H.G. 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.  Just a  Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH {-v  COUGH ���������  BALSAM ,.:  will give instant relief.- and  bottle will usiiully  three had colds. -     -       ' *���������  We  know   nil ubniit* tbp   in-  pri'dients of this i-pinedy; that's.  the  reason   we   guarantee   its  purity and elt'eetiveiies-s.���������35c '  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE*  i Geo. F. Curtis,  1  ������ TAYLOR BLOCK,      -      McKenzie Ave ������  ^*^'*>������>>^^>>^^������>g*J^i^:������������^^gbP*^*������-������1i  HASTER EGGS  EASTER EGGS  EGGS FRESH FROM TIIE NEST.  '.'   .  GILT EDGED BUTTER  FOR EASTER.  Cakes and Jellies r -  uinde to order for Eiistor.  HOT   CROSS   ���������BTJ'IsrS ���������  A. N. SMITH,  W  fj  11  (|������>  II)  (|������.  <s  <n  m  -REAL ESTATE��������� 15.,*-- *-W���������m*.  FINANCIAL-  INSURANCE !  [-VRA TOWNSITE.  t Canada Permanent vt Western' *  > Canada Mortgage Corporation.  .' Equitable Savings Loan andJlJuildiiig Association.  Mercantile Fire.  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr-  fr  fr  fr  fr  ���������*  ������������������_������  **  fr  fr  fr  fr  '**���������* fr  "rr**&*p&*r^.tr..tr*r+jHnH*^^  <*���������  COAL FOR" SALE,  Imperial Fire.      Guardian Fire.  Canadian Flre.      Caledonian Fire.  Conlcdcratinu Life.      Atlas Flre.  HOUSES FOB SALE AND EENT.  Address_������eveistbke Station.  A BBIGHT PROSPECT  <i������)  iHTSPHIXG TONIC'STF*    '  -K-rr-ii.odo ijuniFieus-s*  are in order.  FLEMING'S  SARSAPARILLA  i*. the   T.loo.1  r.nd   Nerve Tonic  jou -liimld ii*-*t*.  POJ.D     '  FIELD & BEWS,  DniREi-U'-. h.;k1 i tftiioin.r>.  5&  m  tH3  ^rWf>-,***"������!-j,J>-3  ������>M**.MJLSJ^  t-*3  GRAND  TinnnwERV  OPENING.  MONDAY,  TUESDA Y,    '  WEDNESDAY  April ist, 2nd, 3rd, 1901.  Sg   Madison   Millinery   Parlors.  E--.5  I AVe are now ready for tbe new century. We  nre driving Suits for the benefit of those who  want -up-to-date CLOTHES at- fair prices.  Our ideas arc to suityour ideas. Our purpose  is to please you. The New Year is om* oppni**-- _  tunity. We would like lo make it yours. .  Our Spring stock is up-to-date.      - -  Our Prices for Suits range from $18 to $35.  Our Prices for Trousers range from $2 to $1Q.  LADIES' HIGH CLASS TAILORING  ,   ������������������  G\  IB.   OIE?.ESS3yC-A.3Sr,    MACKKNZ1K AVENUE'  ��������� Larue and Well ..lghted  Sample Koorn*)   ,                         Heated bv Hot Air and Electric  Bells and Light in every room  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Reasonable Rates    -.-.HOTEL  VIOTbE/IAj-*. '  JOHN V. PERKS. Vkopkietor     -   '    ���������  Night  Grill It&.-n in iv.nnec.tlon for tho Convenience of Guests  Hourly Street Car fo)  Between Hotel and Station  LAST CHANCE mineral elaim, situate In  the Lardeau Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Whore" loentcd:   On Lexington Mountain,  TAKE NOTICE that I.F. C. Crcen, of Nelson,  acting as agent lor .1. A. Magee,' F. M. C. B  l."),5:.G* James Twecdie, K. M. (l.-, B 13.S12. and  E. H.llu:ehlnsonl*'i*pe Miner's Certificate No. II,  l.-),..l>", intend, sixty days Irom the date hereof,  to applv to the Mining Keeorder for a certiorate oi improvements, for the , purpose of  obtaining a Crown grant of thc above claim. *  And further lake notice that action, under  section 117, must be commenced before tlie  issuance ofuueh certificate of improvements.  Dated this Kith day of March,-1901.  F.~C. CiU������l!N,  mar 20-2 m w r '*'. L. S.  Certificate of Improvements  3STOTIOE.  HIGHLAND MARY mineral claim, situate  in the Lardeau Mining Division of West  Kootenay District.  .Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. C. Oreen, of Nelson,  acting as agent for James Twecdie, K. M. 0.,  B 15,51-2, and J. A. Magee, Free Miner's Certificate,'. No. B, 15,S3U, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the .Mining Keeorder  for a' <-ertltlcu.il* oi Improvements, for the  purpo.e of obtaining u Crown grant of the  above claim.  And further take'notice that action, under  Section '17, must be commenced belore tiie  issuance of such certificate of Improvement.-..  Dated this ICtli day of .March 1901.   '  F. C. GREEN,  ���������   l'.L.S.  K������v������lls4������l!ie9.l..!S.  AND  SKE TIIK BARGAINS AT     -  GUY BARBER'S  IN     *  Watches, Clocks, Etc.  \1844* Rodgers Bros.' Flat Ware.  SPECIALTY WATCH REPAIRING  55?  Misses Shepard &���������* Bell  McKenzie Avenue      ?,r.;S  Xs-*>  Great  Reduction  M. K. LAWSN' 5  Mac'cenzie Ave.  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  AND K,MOKi:^������Kr "  Our Special  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  RKVKr-STOKK CKJAR M'F'H.  COMPANY,  KeveNlokc Station.  "<*^y*j^^������<^-������^*������*^^*r4^^  its  i  (rWtt  REVELSTOKE  SMELTEB  TOWNSITE  Certificate of Improvements  nsroT-EC-E.  To Rent. '  A Piano in pood condition,  ollice.  .Apply Herald  .Mar 10���������at.  To Rent.  Two   unlurnished   rooms.    Ground    floor.  Good location- "Apply at the Herald office.  Red nose Decree meets second nnd'fourth  Fridays of ench month;  White Rose Degre*  meets first Friday of each month,In Oddfellows'  Hnll.   Visiting brethren welcome.-  WM. WATSON, * HY.  WATSON,  rresident.  . EDWARDS,  \ Secretary.  Gold Range Lodge K. of P.,  No. 2)5, Revelstoke, B.C."  Meets every WpdnpsdHV in  CMdMlnws' Hull at. 8o'clock  ViHitinjar Knights.invited.  .  Bukridg.., C. C.   : ��������� :   :    : ���������: -:  F. XV. Mackinkot, K. op R. & S.  LOYAL ORANGE' LODGE  No. 1658.  Regular meetings arc held In the  .Oddfellow's Hull on the Third .Friday nt each month, at 8 p.m. sharp. -'  Visiting brethren cordially invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  ���������  W. u. -BIUM.Y, Rec.-Sec.  EVA Mineral Claim, situate in the Lardeau  Minliiu Division of West Kootenay Dlsiricl.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE that I, K.O. (irecn, of Nelson,  acting as agent tor Edgar Benjamin Hutchinson, Free .Miners , Certlllcate No. Ii, 15.51.1,  Intend, nixt. days irom the date hereoi, to  apply 10 the Mining Recorder for n certificate  ol'Improvements, for thc purpose of obtaining  a Crown grant 01 the above claim,  '*  Ami further take notice that action, under  Section :)7, 11111-L_ hi* commenced belore the  issuance of siiclilccrtificatcof improvements.  Dated this lGlh day or March 1901.  F. C. GREEN, ,  ' I'. J-. S.  Certificate of Improvements  3STOTIOE.  WEDGE (Fractional) and H M (Fractional)  Mineral Claims, situate ill the Lardeau Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain. '  TAKE NOTICE that I, F. C: Green', of Nelson,  acting as agent for the Imperial Development  Syndicate, Limited, Hree Miner's Certlllcate,  No. Ii, |I7,'2I0, intend, sixty days from the date  R. H. Mayne,  SOLE AGENT  Lots from $100 Up.  R. H. MAYNE,*!  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.     '   *  .   .    . y  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  Cerllllcatcs.of Improvements, for the purpose  ol obtaining Crown grantsof the above claims.  . And further take notice that action, under  Section  37, must be commenced, before   the  -issuance of such certificates of improvements.  Dated this Kith day of March, 1901. -  F. C. GREEN,  I'. L. 8,  i  t :  ���������������'  Certificate of Improvements  IsTOTIOB.  A. H. HOLDICH '  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.- Sevon years  at Morfa' Works,   Swansea.*    17   years  Chlel  Cheinlst  to Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late chemist and Assayer, Hnll Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined anil reported upon.     -    '  -   . Revelstoke, B.C.'  .      H.  EDWARDS  , TAXIDERMIST.     '  DEER HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOUNTED, '-  Furs Cleaned aud .Repaired.  LOVERINCi'S OLD STAND     :    Second'street  filVK -YOR.TEETH ATTENTION  they  avoiding need;*  When   they  first' need 'it, -before  ivo you pain,   thereby  L'SS SllffC  factory und  cost, thn  ,of decay,  p"     ,  ..   _,  less suffering and asssurin  "actory und pormanent.wor��������� _  _  cost, than if left until the ltftter stages  jig-more nails.  permani'nt.work, and at le.s  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  Tavlor Block.  EDWARD A. HAGGEN, .  Mining Engineer,  MembcrAmerlcan Institute Mining Engineers  Mcmbcr..Canadian Mlniug.Jnstltute.  -���������'������������������",    -"���������;     '    IIEVEI^TOKE.B.C. ���������'.  Examination of and reports on Mineral properties a specialty. - ���������  IRON DOLLAR Mineral Claim, situate in  tho Lardeau Mining Division of .West Kootenay District.  Where located:   Ou Lexington Mountain.  - TAKE NOTICE tlint I. F.C.Green,of Nelson,  noting as agent"for James Twecdie, Free  Minor's Certificate No. II. l.r>,S12, Intend, sixty  days from the date hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for n certificate of Improvements for thc piirpoic of obtaining a Crown  grant of thc above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section :i", must bo commenced before the  Issuance of such certificate of Improvements  Dated this inth day of March, 1901.  'I F. C. GREEN,  P. L. S.  A GOOD  NAME....  Is better than riches  We have the name of making  the only Stvllsh Suits in Town  '���������for durability  snd  quality  they also excel.  ., tpv ONE  R.3. WILSON  *   Next the McCarty Block. '  NOTICE.  Court of Assize, Nisi PrliiR, Oyer and Terminer,  nnd General Gaol Delivery will be holden  in the t:6urt House at eleven' o'clock in  the forenoon, at the places and on tbe dates  followiiiK, namely :���������  City of Nanaimo,, on the 23rd day ol April,  ���������   1901. , .,     .  f     .  City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of  , April, 1901.  f of Nelson, on the 7th day of May, 1901.  City    City of Revelstoke  1901.  on the 7th day of May,  .City of Vernon, on tho 15th day of May. 1901.  City of Kamloops, on the 23rd day of May,  1901. .  City of Vancouver, on the ,21st day of May,  1901.  City of Victoria, on the 28th day of May, 1901.  Town of Clinton, on tbe 28th day of May, 1901.  By Command.  J. D, PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  20th March, 1901. 1 m  NOTICE.  ��������� PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that at  the expiration nf one month from tbe first  publication of this notice the head oflice or  principal place of business of the Great  Western Mines, Limited Liability, will be  changed from Revelstoke, U.C.to Ferguson,  B. C. in accordance with the consent of the  shareholders and a resolution of the Directors  of the Company.  Dated this 6th day of April, 1901  Apl0-4t.  X. H. HOLDICH,  Secretary to the Company.  >/  < V  ���������li  i\  *  i-  ���������ft  t  ^  6  Mbs


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