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 /p '    '   -  ���������     J ,  //'   '1/'*S-* rr.' f /C / r*\AA<J(/M  J"*  -ISSUED   anA7v^IOE-^k.-'V7-EE3K:~-W"E3D3SrES3DA.YS   .A-ICT-D   SATXJK,3DA"*2TS-  Vol    V. No   29.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.      SATURDAY,APRIL 13, 1901.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  1  II  I /  ���������,-  b  ������^t^������������w-f*r^*r<M'ir*������M*iWf*M  ,ru.*-l received a nice lino of tlio colc-  hr.iU'il "W. "JJ." nml "J-Ji Vida"  Corsets, manufactured hy \Viii-  garton i-li-os.. New York.  THESE ARE THE  NEWEST THINGS OUT  Wo expect. Miss G. D. Sexton to lie  We on April lSlh. 19th and 20th to  fit LA VIRDA uud W. B. Corsets  and to take special orders.  and  V  SHOES  Another big- lot* t-^.lSLATER'S'.'justJ  in; the newest thing in TANS.  8������SX3������������XsX3������<3^^  WHICH  We have   a   man's splendid shoe  -^.miuhufroin.Fine Box .Calf         And another, equally as good, of  Kangaroo.  Take your choice of material and  we guarantee satisfaction in lit,  style, durability and price.  COME  -AND   -  SEE '  OUR  Ventilated  THE NEW SCHOOL   ACT.  The hill amending the Puhlic School  Act, which lias passed its final reading,  i.s one of considerable interest for  people living in 'nn incorporated city  like Kevelstoke. The hill divides thu  cily sehi til districts into three classes:  No. I. Ihose in' which the average  aclu.il daily attendance equals or  exceeOs 1000 anil include-: at prc-enl  Victoria and Vancouver: No. 2,-cities  with an average daily attendance  equalling 2.10 but not exceeding IHI!),  comprising Nanaimo, Nelson, New  \Vi*sliiiiu>.tei and Itnssland* No. Ii,  cities with an average daily attendance  below 2"0 comprising Columbia. I'uiii-  herl.tiiil. (ii-aud Porks, Green wood.  Kmnloops,.Kaslo, Phoenix, Kevelstoke,  Sainton. Vernon and Wellington.  School districts of the lirst class aie  -to have seven trustees, of the second  class five and of the third thiee.  Trustees in newly created city school  districts such as Kevelstoke, elected  prior to December 10D1 will only hold  office until January 1902, at which  time in cities ol the second class live  candidates will he elected, the highest  two for a term of two years and the  next three, lor a term of one year and  in cities of the third class three, two  for two and one for one year. And at,  subsequent annual electionslin the one  case three trustees and two trustees  alternately ..hull he elected lo serve  I'or two years and in the other one  trustee and two trustees alternately  shall be elected for the same* term. The  board is to meet once a month aiid the  majority to constitute a quorum. No  city or town "can lie transferred from  one class to another'except during the  month of July and then only with .the  consent of the Lieut.' Governor in  council. In the case of such n transfer  the first election of trustees under the  new canditions shall lie .held as'directed hy a special ord-jr in council. All -  these amendments come into force at  once.  The followiug amendments come  into force on Jan. 1st 1902. " The  trustees are to lix and p.iy the salaries  of the teachers and such' salaries and  all other expenses of the schools are to  bo'borne by the municipal corporations  with the aid ot an annual per capita  grunt, based on the average daily  attendance,' of -$13 to cities of the flrst  class," $15,to cities ofv 'the second .class  u..iV$20 tovciii'es .in'-ithe^'tKJid.'fClafts:;  An additional grant of $300 per annum  of each hjfeh school' teacher employed  is provided for."        * _''.-'"''  The ' a'ance of the ariiendments  relate to the certificates of teachers  except section 10 which renders  attendance of children within the  school age compulsory within city-  school districts and 20 which provides  for the appointment of a city superiii-  tenden tof schools.        ,       .' ' . t  The prii'-'t c ���������.! effect of these  amend  inents will not come into.force  ently until January  of maintaining llu* public school here  \\ ill fall on the municipality and  estimates for the expenditure o'n this  head will begin to figure in the asses"  inent" toll. By that date we may'  calculate to, be transferred to the  -���������Second class and to draw a per capita  allowance of only $15 per head, as the  classification ofthe city school districts  w'.H ha. revised jn the following Jul  and will be based on the'actual average  daily "attendance of*,the first six  in onthsof 1902. ..There was last month  an actual average daily attendance at  th*public school heie of 223.75 and the  prtispcct"fafe that-we'shall pass-the 250  limit this year. Supposing, however,  that we are still next January hovering round the 250 mark it, seems 'that  there    is  likely  to  be    considerable"  THE PROGRESS OFAYEAR.  C. P. R.  . a Rail-  A PROMISING PROSPECT.  appal'*  when" the' burden  ��������� ������������������  LATEST THING OUT.  Choicest  Groceries  ALWAYS IN STOCK    ''  *���������       *   v   ..    - ������ , ' x \   -  C. B. HUME  & CO  difficulty in fixing any estimate of the  amount likely to" be required. An  average daily attendance of 240 at $20  per head equals $4800 of a grant, while  an average daily attendance of 260 at  $15 means only $3900 and perhaps  another teacher required. We might  only have to raise twelve' or fifteen  hundred dollars or we might require  nearly doubly that amount. Oue"thing  however, is quite certain. Unless  we get a move on and bring pressure  on the government to put an apprt ���������  pi'iution in the estimates for a' proper  school biiUding here this year then  in two or at tbe most three years we  shall he under the necessity of raising  tlie money to erect one ourselves' And  the HEUAl.D'recitei'atee the assertion  mad* in its la**t issue that it has reason  f.o believe that if prompt steps are  taken to put our case, properly before  the government the appeal will meet  with very favorable consideration.    '  ' Visit ofthe Supt. of Education. ���������  Alexander Robinson, - the Superintendent of Education, who is making a  tour of inspection through the province, spent Wednesday in town. He  visited the public school and was  greatly pleased with the" ninnner in  which aftairs are being conducted by  Principle Sullivan and his staff. In an  interview the Herald pointed out to  Mr. Robinson the necessity of an  entirely new and modern Bchool building here, hut we cannot any to what  extent he was impressed with our  arguments. Mr. Robinson as an  official appears to savey his job and  the Hkrald hopes to see him round  againgettitig acquainted wilh the local  situation in the various school districts under his care.  to Make Nelson, B. C  way Centre.  During lhe last 12 months Nelson has  advanced rapidly as a ruil.vay centre.  This has been the lesult of lhe program  inauguiiited by the Canadian Pacific  railroad for the purpose of developing  its facilities to t.he point of efficiency  warranted by the gtowlh of the  country of which Nelson is the commercial centre. The work . was  inaugurated last summer, when the  Canadian Pacific railroad commenced  work on its yard and station buildings,  The old yaid wns torn up and a new  system of tracks aggregating three  miles of sidings was constructed. The  passenger depot and freight sheds  were replaced by modern huilditigs of  more than double the former capacity,  the now passenger station being  modeled on the lines of the Union  depot at Spokane.  Then the section of the Nelson &  Port Sheppard track fr om Nelson to  Five i\Iile Point was purchased, running rights being conceded the former  owners,'together with the (use of the  Canadian Pacific station- buildings.  An appropriation of $50,0CO was expended in improving the alignment of this  section and it was added to the Balfour extension, built last summer and  fall by John W. Stewart of Spokane at  a. cost of $500,000.  Another appropriation of $C0,000.was  spent in improving the line between  Nelion and Robson. 'and a further  large sum if, to be disbursed at once in  moie improvements to the;Nelson  Robson section.' This road was built  some ten years_ago_ and the original  plans call for a first class road.  Work is in full swing on a half -'million dollar bridge across the Columbia  river at Sproat's landing, 28 miles west  of NelsoD. When this is completed  through trains will run from Nelson to  Rossland via the Rossland,h.ianch and  to Midway via the Columbia & Western. The facilities for handing cars  between Nelson and Kootenay landing,  a 40 mile water haul, are secured by  the construction of the tug Valhalla, a  high power craft costing $20,000 and a  new 15 car barge costing $12,000. When  the through service is inaugurated the  crews of 21 locomotives, and the train  crews for the entire division will be  ���������located,,-here,.'and., a machine, shop  cirpahl6'?5fvh"iiidli"ng-i"vli'repairs to*vthe  power and rolling stock will be erected,  making the; division independent ff  the Pacific" division- repair shops at  Revelstoke:  '"   A USEFUL RELIC.  Now that the old Washington hand  press which has drynursed the Revelstoke Herald through the first-four  years of its existence has been relegated to ii corner of the office for the  eoodness knows how oftentli time in  its checkered career, a -word or two on  the history of this still vigorous relic  of the past may not be out of place, as  the old "man-killer" possesses quite a  history of its own and has assisted in  the incipient struggles of more than  one notable point in the great Canadian West. As far as its .history is  known it was in Winnipeg at the time,  of the Red River rebellion, over thirty  years ago and with its aid was published the rehel organ known as the  New Nation', which was edited of all  persons in thc world- by an' old  Crimean officer named Spence, who  died;not long ago. while holding down  a governmehfjob in-Edmoiilon.���������During one phase of thef troubles the  office of the' New Nation was raided  and sacked by a- party of loyalists  headed by Dr. Schultz afterwards Sir  The St. Elmo is Looking Well as a Result ofthe Winter's Work.  Work on the St. Elmo has improved  the appearance of that pioperty very  much. The men in the upper tunnel  are now woi king in about 18 inches of  gonil ore. In the lower tunnel the  drifts both ways from lhe crosscut  aggregate about GO feet. It is very  likely that the crosscut will he continued in to cut tlie. hig vein during the  coming season. This would.mean a  driving nf at least 200 feet giving a  veitic.il depth of almost 200 feet.���������  Topic.  Why Some Mines are Failures.  The London Mining Journal, iu an  article headed '���������Quacks in Mining."  gives the following as an example, of  how some Boards of Directors conduct  their biisines*--. As to t he effect of such  "management" upon the mines we in  the. Slocan do not have "to he toH. lt  is too obvious to require telling.  "Some of ns have doubtless heen present at, these'entertainments," says the  Joiirnul, speaking of hi'aid meetings,  '���������when a series of well dressed gentlemen rush in one after another,  exchange commonplace's, light their  cigarettes and proceed to .business.  "Nothingnew, Mr. Secretary? Well,  the manager's report,"'I vote that's  taken as lead, pass on to.the next. A  series of letters, I say, yoii'll look, after  themt'there's a good fellow ; important  yon say. never mind( they'll wait. I  must-catch the 12 50. By jove. 1 must  be oif ; see see you all next, week." Ihe  chairman is" off and all the business is  shunted. ��������� The'poor manager is left to  shift for himself and later on he will  be badgered-foi" not bringing soine-  thing'or the other to the notice of the  board earlier, thereby wasting precious  time. We are quoting now,from actual  experience, which,teaches us that it is]  a rare thing to find a. board take an'  ajtive .andMntelligent interest in the'  business of a'mining, eompanv. In  short they are quacks.-.Nor is-this  surprising.when one remembers that  the half d5>zen directors are probably  men absorbed in their own respective  occupations, and that the technicalities  of mines, mining reports and plans are  as so much Greek to. them.' The fault  lies in their pretending to know and to  he able to direct wheu-thcy are utterly  ignorant and incapable."  AUTOMATIC COUPLINGS.  The New Device Tried as an   Experiment in   England.  From London Leader.  Tbe latest automatic coupling device  ���������designed to save the lives of the  railway men���������is the product of a  Scotsman, Mr. John Darling. Mr.  Darling has been at it, for 20 years, and  as far back us 15 years ago won a prize  of ������100 with an automatic coupling  which was judged the best in the  competition open to the whole of the  world.  ��������� Yesterday he explained his latest  achievement in the line to a gatheiing  of experts, which included Lord Kelvin, at the Ij. and N. XV. railway goods  yard. Worship street.'  The contrivance is simple enough,  the coupling taking place on the  slightest contact. When the two  carriages to he coupled are brought  together the front shackle or Jink  passes in between two bell-mouth jaws  connected by the drawbar on the  opposite vehicle. The shackle pushes  down a tumbler or lifter, and this  operation releases a pin which, by  means of a spring, passes through the  shackle and the paws, and automatically couples the vehicles.  The operation of uncoupling is performed from either side of the vehicles,  and without going between the  wagons, hy simply pulling a handle  connected to the crossbar, upon which  the pin is withdrawn from its hold in  the opening, aud the shackle falls from  between the jaws. _   -  All sorts of advantrges are'. claimed  for the contrivance. It is said' to be as  efficient when the vehicles. come .together with force as when only slight  contact is made; while with its help it  is,even contended"that a.-runaway  vehicle could be picked up.  Lord-"Kelvin seemed-well -pleased  with the practical experiment yesterday, butrailwaymen were not at all  enthusiastic.1 The latter admitted that  the contrivance would, add to the  rapidity und safety of the coupling,  but several of them thought that in  theeffoit to work the lever (for the  uncoupling) the railwayman -would  stand a good chance ot'gettingbetween  tbe buffer*-;, and others! again, thought  that the apparatus was still too "complicated.  VISIT OF THOS. TAYLOR, M.P.P.  The Member for Revelstoke Consulting  His Constituents.  Mr. Thomas Taylor, M. P. P., came  in I'riuii Victoria on yesterday morning's train with the intention of  consulting his constituents a.s to thu  needs of the district during recess.  Mr. Taylor has done good work among  Ihe head*-, of departments since the  session opened and when the estimates  are brought down it will be found that  the requirements of the district hiwe  received the most careful consideration in every particular. With  regard to the matter of a now school  building, which since the passing of  the .'imeiidiiients to the' School Act  has become of such importance, Mr.  Taylor quite recognizes the strength  of "our case and has already pointed  out the mutter to Hon. J. D. Prentice,  .Minister of Education, and the  Ui.j:..j.I) believes that, the result of his  work will take material shape*  iu the estimat.'.-s. The matters of the  appropriation for the wagon road,  steamship bonus and hospital building  irrant are already as good as settled.  The more sei ious questions such as the  railway policy of the government the  IlrcR.vi.n feels, as apparently do the  rest ol Mr. Taylor's constituents', that  .is the. aspect of affairs is so variable  it is best to leave our member with a  free hand, relying upon him to do us  he considers best fur the constituency  and province. Some ridings have  tied their member's hands in a way,  which i.s very likely hereafter to be a  cause of great regret.  A report of last .night's meeting of  the city council will appear in our  next issue.  Mark Hyatt, C.'P. It. bridge foreman, has left the Nelson district to  return to Revelstoke.  Jack L.idner, an old time C. P. R  engineer  h.is  been   transferred  from  Nelson? tl this division.'  i , . >  TC. A". Bradley shipped three tons of  freight and ton men hy boat up the  river- to tho Duquesne Mining Co.'s  placer" leases on Smith Creek this  morning.  K. D. Johnson, recently accountant at  the Molsons Bank here and his- bride  passed through from Calagarj- to thc  coast on their wedding tour. Some of  K. D.'s numerous Revelstoke friends  received the happy pair at the platforn  with the'traditionat showers of rice. . Thc  wepding took place last. Thursday and thc  bride's name was Montgomery.���������Congratulations.     *      *   " - }  Ouv stock, comprising Dress and Clothing .Seeds* for "Men, Women and Children  are complete in every detail. So far as we can.tell no one has been overlooked and no  worthy style or garment for Easter or Spring will be found missing from our showing.  We have gathered more "carefully and more'liberally than ever before: The result is  here to speak for itself. Better Styles, Better Values and Better'Variety we believe  than you have ever seen at one time under the same roof, but why say more when  goods are here for your inspection. .-_-,.  Shirt Waists  w  Ladies' Shirt Waist's   in   American   Percales,  Striped Patterns.. .*. $1 00  ~_Cadies'_Firie~A"merican-Pereales- Shirt-Waists-  in Blue and White, Plain and Tucked Fronts,  all sizes $1 23  John Schultz and Lieutenant Governor  of Manitoba and the press  and   type  thrown   into   the  Red   River. .   Our  friend next appeared on the, scene in  Calgary",  having   been  unearthed in  some   Winnipeg ' office    by    Messrs  "Armour Si Braden,' wlio brought it up  to Calgary, making the last 180 miles  with a bull train.   There they started  the Calgary Herald in a tent, coming  out with there first   issue   in   August  1883, a few days befoae the locomotive,  put in ite first appearance round  the  curve just  across  tho   Elbow  river.  Later on it  was  used   to   bring  the  Calgary Tribune   into  existence  nnd  was then relegated into obscurity for  ten years, when A. Johnson took it up  to Edmonton and started the Edmonton Herald with it in 1895.    A  couple  of yea-ps afterwards during the Kootenay. staijipede, press, proprietor, plant  and editor were bodily transported to  Revelstoke      and     the     Revelstoke  Her-AXD made its first appearance in  January 1897 and has' been regularly  printed on ��������� the old Washington   hy  nialn force and. the sweat of the foreman's brow for the last four years,  Now    it    has     again    been  'super,  sided hy our  new  Country   Campbell  hut the old veteran, which is j robahly  fifty years old, if it is day, is still sound  and in good  order   and  is  ready   to  start ii jack leg sheet on Canoe River  tomorrow or as soon as ever navigation  opens.  ' Reducing Train Crews.  On the Boston & Albany Ry��������� hereafter, freight train crews will comprise  but two instead of three brakemen.  Tlie reason given is that the air brake  equipment of freight cars renders  three brakemen unnecessary.  Skirt Lengths  'Ten Skirt Lengths of Four Yards each, choice  Patterns, comprising Black Wool Figured  Goods    Regular value $5.    Special $3 90  150 Yards of Fancy Checks,  Choice Patterns  Ladies' Waists  Ladies' 'Waists, Fancy Muslins, also American  Percales, ' some tucked all over���������Black,  Pink,  _Blue, Mauve, andjilack and White. ������1 30  Ladies' Gloves  ONE THIRD OF TROUT LAKE  Has Been Acquired by the C. P. R. Land  Department.  Assistant Commissioner Doupe of  the C. P. R. Lund Dept. and the Trout  Lake townsite owners effected a deal  on Wednesday, whereby the railway  company becomes owner of one third  of the. unsold portions of the townsite.  The news of the transaction has  created quite a demand for Trout L-ike  real estate and the deal seems likely to  insiiu* the fortunes both of the town  and its owner--.  ���������Regular price 35c.   Special.  .25c  White Lawn Waists  Ladies' White Muslin Waists finished with  Tucks and Embroidery $1 50  Ladies' White Lawn Shirt Waists, finished  with Tucks and Embroidery insertion; also  made with Box Pleat Tucks and 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  The Very Daintiest  Undermuslins  We have been steadily increasing our show-.  ing of lovely Lacy Lingerie and have now a "  magnificent' supply of 'New White "Under-  . muslins, modelled: after the .very' latest New  . York 'Styles,   and 'the ' New    York    models  embody all the grace and charm that can be  ��������� shown in these goods.   Come and look over  some of the hew Spring ideas.  Ladies'   Extra   Fine   Kid   Gloves,   2    Large ;5j!  Diamond Patent Clasps," Choice Skins, Gusset  Fingers,*stylish and Dressy,  in Black,  Light  and Dark Tans only.     Per pair SI 25  Ladies' New Mocha and Astoria Gloth*������, Pique  and Over-f-Jew-n Seams, light weight. Per  pair 91 75  English Umbrellas  When is a Mine Salted ?  In the Philadelphia Post of recent  date, W. J. Chalmers has an article on  the salting of mines. Nearly all of the  methods touched by Mr, Chalmers are  hoary with age aud hardly applicable  to mining operations of thc present  date.  One would juilge from Mr. Chalmers'  experiences that there was only one  class of people in the world thit were  adepts at mine stilting and those  people the original owners, the discoverer or the prospector.  The actual salting of mines by the  old well known methods has actually  gone out of date and is altogether gone  out of practice today, but trie more  progressive and tip to date "method of  salting a mine, is not lo salt the mine  at all, but to salt the engineer's report,  hy greasing his lingers.  Several years ago General Alger  thought he had lieen swindled by some  method of salting and went so far as  to have the parties arrested ; but even -"  if the mine was salted at the time, it  has since proven to be a very rich  property. So we ask, when can a' -1  mine truthfully be considered as  salted? '  The manner in which a great  many  people invest in mining is sufficient to  open the way for most any old kind of  smooth  promoter, to  get  along very  nicely without resorting to any of the  old methods of salting.-  - Usually a friend of those interested  in the purchase of a mining property is  selected  to   go   out  and examine the  mining property'simply because they  know , him  to  be honest, not that he  knows anything about  the  business,  petting into_the property, he is easily  led'to the richest portions of the. veins  and f rom one.tQ another, and not being < J'-vJV  posted -as 'to* the   business^*is^easfly**"'*-'"  convinced that it is a most .wonderful. .iv  mine^   ' "       ' '   "'  Furthermore,'it is vpry natural for  the.man who is on the ground' to become   enthusiastic ;   in fact, the most  natural thing in the world and the less  he knows about the business the more  enthusiastic he becomes.  , Th'e way  some syndicates manage  their  properties   even  after *��������� getting  hold of a good one, is sufficient to dis-   ,  courage  mining' investments.    It-is  only   a few  years ago  that  a foreign  syndicate were  separated from. over  $1500,000  in  this state.   Nearly all of  this   immense  sum   was supposed  to,  have been  expended in  development.  Several experts! were  sent  out fiom,  London,  including one of the owners  who, by the way, 'only got as far as  Denver, and was so well pleased with  western hospitality that he returned  home   without  even   seeing bis own  property.   All of these men reported  favorably, but the long delay in   getting results caused thc owners to hare  the property examined by an engineer  who had no interest in tbe] company.  His   report  showed that  only $30,000 *  _had_beerL������xpended in actual improvement and development of the property,  lt would seem lhat the greater part of  the $1,500,000 had been salted instead  of the mine.  The fact is that the opportunities for  salting a report and diverting the  capital" from development into the  pockets of disreputable person are far  greater and far more lucrative thnn  attempting the actual salting uf a  mine.���������Western Mining Wotld.  1'..-��������� ���������'V  .   ;**���������,-��������� ���������    >���������*;  ,,' ���������  *.">'  $1.50 STERLING SILVER MOUNTING on  Handles of Horn and Rare Wood.  ENGLAND, the land of Rainy Days, produces  Uinbrellas to use. all the year around, well  made, sensible, serviceable Umbrellas. Several  dozens of them came our way at less than  ��������� actual value of handles alone.  We pass on the Umbrellas and the advantage. They are the favorite size, the size  the lady buys for the gentlemen and uses  herself.  i- -'���������-.  The Height of  Elegance  THE LATEST MODISH NECKWEAR.  Every new and fanciful idea that is pretty and  becoming for neck arrangement can be found  here. All the New York ideas travel quickly  .to our Show Cases and help manv a shopper as  models. HOPE YOU WILL COME TO SEE  THEM.  Board of Trade.  The usual fortnightly meeting of the  council of the board of trade was held  on Thursday morning. Present the  President. Vice President, Secretary,  Messrs Lindmark, Brewster, MeCarter  and Sibbald.  The chief business which was discussed was the steamboat proposition.  Messrs Molson, Haggcn. MeCarter and  Sibbald were appointed a committee  to raise the necessary funds for the  construction of a steamer for tbe Big  Bend and it was resolved to ask Capt  Troup to supply the board with t e  plans for the construction of the  proposed boat.  MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY.  REID & YOUNG  3  Revelstoke  Station.  ������ t*Jtj9J*PJt4jtHPjTjtmmj9j^^ S  The entertainment and banquet given  by the Sons of England and Daughters  and Maids of England last night in the  opera house was an exceedingly well  patronised and successful affair. A full  description ofthe evening's proceedings  will appear in our next issue.  Tlie Heracd is glad to learn that  David Calder. son of Rev. W. C.  Calder, pastor of the Presbyterian  church _here, is making a good recovery from his dangerous relapse of  typhoid fever. 1  Those frogs that lurk along the  Station Road ought to be exterminated. The I vociferous welcome with  which they greet the casual visitor is  too truly rural and is apt to-create in  the minds of the unreflecting a false,  impression of the importance of this  gateway city and distributing centre.  5 **-**-<"*-. ji���������*.; .-*> - Revelstoke   Herald
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A UNIQUE DISCOVERY
A MAN WITH A BROKEN NECK
BRITISH   TEMPERANCE   REFORM
The latest movement in England in
the direction of promotins; temperance is the formation under the direction Of Earl Grey, of "The Public
ttWlie Trust company, limited," -which"
proposes to lease or purchase existing public houses, acquire all the.new
licenses, and manage thc properties
'so secured .for the benefit of tho
local community. The company expects to return flve per cent interest
on.ita capital and to devote its surplus earnings to the construction and
maintenance of churches, schools.
' parks, "theatres, libraries, hospitals
and baths.
Lord Grey Is reported to have said:
���".Mo modern temperance advocate.
trilling to take a practical view of
the liquor problem any longer believes in prohibition. It has proved
a. failure in the United States as
well as in'Great Britain* Regulation is the" only weapon with which
we, here in England at any rate,
can fight the trade entrenched behind
��20,000,000 of annual net profits. XVe
figure that so long as' the people
will and must drink, their" spend
tngs should come back to them in
stead of merely still further fattening
a gluttonous private monopoly. We
hope to promote temperance, flrst, by
revolutionizing the entire saloon atmosphere, and secondly, by pushing
' forward the sale ot non-intoxicants.
A third means is by giving tea and
coffee and food prominence over beer,
whl3key and spirits. Vie shall operate in the beginning ia the rural districts, invading the cites by degrees."
Among the associates of Lord Grey
.ire the Duke of Northumberland. Viscount Ridley, late home secretary,
and Sir Edward Grey, M.P.
A   Great   Field   of    Petrified     Clams
The petrified forest of Arizona is
rated ono of tho wonders of tho continent, but upon the shores of Virago
sound, British Columbia, cau be seen
something oven more wonderful than
the stone trees of tho desert, state. On
the tidal flats of tbo sound arc
thousands ot petrified clams ot all
sizes, from little fellows as big a
four-bit piece to thoso as largo as a
desert plate. It is well known that
empty clam shells in certain waters
-will in time, owing to the action of
shifting sand, accumulate a coating
of soft sandstone and finally disappear
within tho enveloping folds, but it
is another thing to find petrified clams
which make tho find at Virago sound
all tho moro wonderful.
In 09 cases out of 100 tho stone
clams found at that place have projecting from what was " once tho
shell, a neck, varying in size of
course, according to the dimensions
of the clam, when tho grip of stone
first commenced to make itself felt.
It is tho presence ot this neck which
removes all doubt concerning the
genuineness ot tho transformed clams
So far as known, Captain Gett, ot
the steamer New England, is thc
first to discover the presence of the
inedible clams at Virago sound. He
first ran across them when tlio vessel
was north on one hf her recent fishing expeditions and gathered up a dozen or so of them and brought them
down. His collection is a good one,
embracing nearly all sizes, and can
be seen hy anyone when the New
England  is  in  port.
The clams aro not the only curios
the captain can claini to havo discovered on Virago sound; he has
also a largo section of the trunk of
a petrified tree, which is in the very
hest state of preservation, the grain
of the wood and tho rough edges
where it was broken in tho long
ago, being plainly visible. Running
diagonally across the piece in tho
possession of Captain Gott is a huge
knot and tbo bark, now turned to
stone, has thc appearance of cottonwood.
The captain states that on 'the
shores of the sound there is indisputable evidence that a large portion of
the tidal flats were covered to a
depth of 10 or 12 feet by a land slide
of great area in days gone by.      In
TIIE EXECUTION OP MONTROSE
OVERTAXIKC THE MINES.
The appended remarks   of the New
~ BenveirEedge""s'hould-b"e-brought-for--
eibly  before    tbe    attention    of   thc
politicians of British  Columbia:
Nineteen men were sent down the
hill from the Hariney the past week,
rcdnclng the force to about a dozen.
No reason is given for this big reduction in the working force. It
ma7 or may not have some connection with the general movement well
organized by the mine owners to
bring forcibly before the local anil
Dominion parliaments th? absolute
necessity of " favorable legislation.
Nothing will so quickly accomplish
their purpose. -Tht* -mine owners
have some cause for ilcspcriite action.
llio local government has heen too
ready with new laws affecting the
mining- industry, and over zealous in
its efforts to increase thc puhlic re-
lenncs by taxing thp mines. As a
!<smlt the development of the mining
industry h-*s boon ser.orsly hinipprc!
by laws that nre several years ahead
" cf tbe times. The past two years
oare'seen more trouble In tho Sioc.-in
"���"cacGe of thc passage of premature
��:i%~ than during ik�� whole period
'ji its history before. Tho minimi
industry is too young to permit of the
i"n'.<*--s:int tampering with the mining
lav,-.-: tlmt ba? characterized recent
'c^islntnr-ja. "The Sloran has -un-
2.m*to.-l n.in-.ml wealth, it Is true: it
hr_s produced some phenomenal divi-
���IrcJ-jiayerr;. and will produce many
���iscre. l/ut the industry must ho care-
ix-.Y.y nurtured some yea.s yet before
-��� ---!_. .-tf-.----.-. the imposing upon it of
������iv.s rh.it are only bearable in thor-
*������'__-.���.���;.- developed mining sections.
A few months h��fore her death the
e.if-.n a-sfcerl a church of England
r-frxyznan in tli��= Isle of Wight how
no go on with th�� Nonconformists,
adding, with a delightful touch ot
the *?irb"Fh mischeviousness which
she neier wholly lost: "You will
have to ?ot on with tl-.etyt in hcnve'-i.
yon fcnow"
one instance he uncovered clam shells
10 "feet deep*in the .ground ,near the
shore. These shells wore of large
size,* and were'found in such a position as to lead to the belief that they
were lying placidly on the flats'.when
buried. The slide must have taken
place two hundred or more jrears ago
since some shells -were found beneath
the decayed stump of a large tree and
moreover, out of this stump there
sprang a sapling of some ten or fifteen years growth. There may be
many wonderul sights on the shores
of Virago Sound, but the finding of
the sandstone clams is a thing to interest all -Native Sons at least, and
that some specimens may be placed
on exhibition the attention of the
Art and Historical society is respectfully called to the discovery, and the
advice is freely tendered that an Interview with Captain Gott might be
productive of good results���that is if
the captain does not see the deputa-
tiou first.  r"
Even Chances for His Life���A
Strango.Case..
Now York, April C.���Charles A.
Davis, 3-1 years old, is a patient in thoi
Seney hospital, Brooklyn, suffering
with a chance for his life, from a
b'rokon neck. Ills father says he
was told that tho condition wns similar to thnt of a man who had been
hanged. The hospital authorities
refuso to discuss the case, and Dr.
Loomis S. Pilcher, of 358 Grand av-
euue, who is said to have performed
an operation on Davis on December
19, is also reticent. He will say
only that thero is a man named Davis
in the hospital and that ho , has a
broken neck.
Davis after tho accident, which is
said to have caused his Injury, was
treated'in thc King's county hospital
anil at that, time there "was nothing
about his condition which indicated a
fracture of the ver..et>ra. Ko was
ablo to walk when ho left the hospital on August IS of last year.
There was no paralysis, and the only
thing the doctora In the King's
county hospital noted was a stiffness
about tho neck, which they attributed
to a strain of the ligaments.
Davis was injured in Flatbush ou
August Ith of last year. He was a
painter, and was at work on the roof
of a house when ho fell 15 feet. He
si ruck squarely on his feet, it is said,
But complained to his fellpw workmen, who rang to pick him up, of
pains In the back ot his neck.
An ambulance was called and Davis
was taken to the King's count}' hospital. He was placed Iii the hospital thero and examined for a possible
fracture of the vertebrae.
Tho surgeons found no sign of .one
and decided tliut tho only injury
Davis had received was a severe
strain of the ligaments of the neck.
On August IS Davis was taken home
by friends. At that time he was able
to walk, and the physicians of the
hospital expected that ho* would
speedily recover.
But Davis did not improve. On
October 23 he became paralysed, unable even to move his head, and as
he was in need of help, Rev. Dr.
James Farrer. pastor ofthe First Reformed Dutch 'church, became interested and had him removed to,the
Seney hospital, where one.of Dr. F&r-
rcrs parishioners has endowed a
Bed.
Mr. Davis' father sqys he-has been
told that an operation was performed,
there by Dr. Loomls' . L... Pilcher on
.December '10. He does not know
th details, but says' he was informed
that it. had been' found that the skull
was detached Irom-the. pivotal'vertebra. One physician told the'father
fhat the elfect was somewhat similar
to the*condition of the neck of a man
who has been banged. During the operation Mr.' Davis was informed an
abnormal growth about the injured
bone was removed, antl then the
rkull was put back In its iilace.
Thc physicians 'at th" time ex-
presed the belief that their patient
could not live more than two days, as
lie did not stem to have strength
nnough to recover from the shock of
the operation. To their surprise,
however, he became stronger, and
now can nod his head and is able to
movo his arms somewhat. They allow him now . a fighting chanco for
life.     ��� ��� -i ��� - '     "
A   MILLIONAIRE   IN   POVERTY
TO SHARE HIS KATE
A Thousand Russian Students Desire
lo Share Tolstoi's Fate���They
Wish to Be Excommunicated.
"One thousand students of the University of Keiff have forwarded a
petition to the holy synod," says the
Odessa correspondent of" the Dally
Express, "in which they ask to be
excommunicated with Count Tolstoi
"St. Petersburg, April 2.���It was
rumored several days ago, but gen
orally disbelieve*, that Count Leo
Tolstoi had been banished from
Russia because of the attempted as
sassination of 'Privy Councillor Pob-
iedonostzeff, chief procurator of , the
holy synod (who was shot . at early
in the morning of March '22 while
sitting ia his study), the attempt
being attributed to a desire for revenge, growing out of the excommunication  of Count Tolstoi.
Owing to the indefiniteness of the
rumor it was disregarded by the correspondent here of the Associated
Press. Now, however, the corres-
..ondeat has received a private letter
from aa unusually trustworthy source
in Vilna. the capital of tho govern-
"mllnt"of"tharnlune7"s"aying~that""Cot-nt"
Tolstoi was reported to have passed
through Vilna on-March 26. being
escorted to the fronteir hy two gen'-*'
d.trmes. J"
The' trial of Peter Karpovich. -the
assassin of M. Bogoliepoff,. the' Russian minister of public instruction,
who was sentenced-to 20" years penal
servitude, with a loss of civil rights,
was strictly secret. y
, Karpovich spoke for an hour. The
prisoner characterized Bogoliepoff,
whom he knew as the curator in*
Moscow in 1S!)C. as the "baleful spirit
of reaction." Karpovich declared
that he was lndfferent when shooting, whether Bogoliepoff would be
Killed, desiring in any case to inflict
a dangerous wound. -H�� refused to
say wnere He lodged, or wnom ne
saw after his arrival from Berlin.
The prosecuting'attorney described
rJogolicpoff as a noble officer, and d.-*-
nmmled the infliction of tho most
severe penalty.
Counsel for the defense, "il. Tnrt-
clinno-T. pleaded for a milder nunlsh-
mr-nt. declaring that severity was
unable to affect anything in a struggle with Ideas,and idealists, who joyfully sought martyrdom for their
principles. *" The court deliberated for
'ST. minutes and condemned ICarpo-
vii'h to 20 years hard lnbor In Siberia ^����_
and the loss of all civil right*?.
Thf police .ire continuing thei** i*i-
quiry into Karpovich's connection
with the ecncral revolutionary move-
m-mt in Russia.
Advices from Ki<-ff show that the
rPr-tiu-linnce there on Mure** 11 t*.-t*. a
,'"in"(-r(i',*i affair.
��� Th'* student--? of fit. T'el'Tpbu-g
h iv�� iff-ueil a proclamntion profcst'nK
��������� ij-tt   Hi-*   '���irt'-'ntio--"*'!*-   iir.*-".-.**   -o-
������01 t'-'of '���hf noliro on tit" Inst riot.'
\ nri.iM-ltv of th" ri'lcisi'd pri<*on-
���*���������<��� I*.-**/.* ofoo o-d��i*,-fl to Inav*"* St.
Pr-frsl UT2T within three ilsivs. Th"v
���";" rot hr' n*?*-ni'tt<"l tn it���*-. \-< <Zt,
:,--*,>-i-lii"*?-  n ���  -\loitov:
The Xovns.lt "ay- 'Kit fi:*-* 5-'.vi-.r-
..r..* I'nppi'nl of K*r.f' Im-- .*��ir*��in ro'n-
forc-cd  the police with 200 soldiers.
and
so
SEARCH   FOR HIS  BONES
The Strange   Tale   of . the   Death   of
Sir  Arthur  Curtis   in   the Wilds
A Winnipeg paper a few days "ago
was authority for the statement that
Roger Pocock of London, was on
his was fo Ashcroft to proceed thence
north in search'of-the bones of .Sir
Arthur Curtis, Bart., says the Van
couver Province.
Thc story of the loss of Sir Arthur
will be fresh in the minds of most
Westerners. He was one of a number
of wealthy Englishmon who answered
an advertisement " which Roger Pocock had inserted " in the English
papers offering to guide a party to the
Klondike  in  the early days  of 189S
Pocock asserted that he knew the
country well and that he had seen
service in tho Mounted Police, so
ho was- well able to guide a party
through any wilds. So the- party
started from Ashcroft to - tako the
overland  route.
Of their method, or lack of method, in getting""along a great deal he-
came known in after months, but
wlthout^'going-into-detadis-^it-may-be
said '-that a party more utterly ig
jiorant in woodcraft or more hope
lessly at a. loss on n difficult trail
never left the confines of civilization.
Rumors began to'come back about
their mishaps and finally late in 1898
the whisper that Sir Arthur Curtis
had strayed away to certain death,
was confirmed by Roger Pocock himself, who came out-lo the coast with
the news that the party had broken
up and that Sir Arthur's death was
beyond question. Pocockrs story,
which was published exclusively In
the Province at the time, created 'a
Bensatlon���a- sensation which was intensified a few weeks later when
others ot tho party came out and
accused Pocock of having deserted
them. They also stated in no uncertain terms thatJPocok had been no
use as a guide, that he had Unu* and
again led them astray, that lie had
been responsible for most of their
troubles, and that it was through his
gibes that Curtis had left camp never
to return.
It was then discovered that Pocook
had served in the Mounted Police, but
only for a few months and then on
the plains. He had little more knowledge of woodcraft than had the avor-
       Englishman     frosli     from    the
classic, pave of Piccadilly or the
Strand. A well known Canadian engineer, who iiad passed the party
on tho way up, stated to the Province shortly afterwards, that they
could have been trusted to lose themselves anywhere, for he never saw
such a hopeless lot of ;nen on a trail
anywhere.
And so now it is said that Pocock.
feeling sorry for Lady Curtis and
her young son, is going hack to look
for Sir Arthnpr's hones. It is to
be hoped that .the t|tie3t will he successful, but whether it is or not, Mr.
Pocock can he relied on for an interesting story when he comes out���
that is if he ever does come out.
Come    hither, Evan   Cameron, come,
stand, beside my kneo���
I hear the river roaring down towards
the wintry sea.
There's  shouting    on    tho  mountain
side,   there's  war    withia    tho
blast:
Old faces look upon mc. old forms go
trooping past,
1 hear  tho pibroch  wailing amongst
tho din ot fight.
And my dim spirit waker; again upon
the verge ot night
'Twas I that led the Highland, host'
through wild Lochaber's euows.
What time the    plaided clans    camo
������down to battle with Montrose,
I've told thee how the Southrons tell
beneath tho broad claymor,   ���
Snd  how -we smote    the    Campbell
clah by Inverlochy's shore;
rvo.told thoo how we swept Dundee,
and tamed tho Lindsays' pride;
But never have   I told thee yet how
the great Marquis died.
A traitor sold him to his foes;    O,'
deed of deathless shame!
I charge thoe. boy, if e'er thou moot
with one of Assynt's name���
lie it upon tho mountain side, or yet
within the glon
Stand   he  In  martial  gear  alone,  or
backed by armed men���
Face him, as thou    wouldst face the
man who wrong'd thy sire's ro-
nown:
Remember of what    blood thou art.
and strike the caitiff down!
They brought him   to the   Watergate, hard bound with hempen
span.
As  though   they  held   a   Hon   there,
and not a fenceless man.
They set him high upon a cart���the
hangman rode below���'
They drew hln hands "behind his
back, and bared his noble brow.
Then, as a hound is sllpp'd from
leash, they cheered the common
throng, '
And blew the note    with    yell  and
shout, and bade him pass along.
It would havo made a brave man's
heart grow sad and    sick that.
day.
To  watch  the keen,  mallenant  eyes
bent down cn that array,
But when he came, through Dale and
wan," he  looked   so  great
high.
So noble wus    his  ��� manly front.
calm his steadfast eye, .-.
Tho rabble rout.'forbore to shout, and
��� each man held his breath.'   ,
For well they, knew the hero's soul
was face to face with death.
But   onwards���always   onwards, ia
/ silence and ln gloom.- .        -   -'-���
Tho dreary ' pageant labored,    till it
reach'd the house of doom.
Then, as the Graeme looked upwards.
he saw the ugly smile
Of him who sold his king for gold-���
the master fiend. ArRyH.   '
And a  Saxon - soldier    cried    aloud.
"Back coward from thy place!
For seven long years thou hast not
dared to look him'in the face."
Had I been there, with    eword in '
hand, .and fifty Camerons by,
That   day  through'    high     Dunedin'a
streets had    pealed the slogan-
cry;
Not all    their    troops of    trampling
horse,* nor might of malted men.
Not all the rebels in the   South--had
borne" ua backwards then!
Once   more    hia, foot-on    Highland
heath had trod as free as air.
Or     I.    and     all     who     bore     my
name,  been    laid around    him
there!
It might not be.     They placed him
next within the solemn ball,
Where  once   tho  Scotish  kings  were
throned amidst their nobles all.
With   savage  glee  came    Warristoun
-   to read the murderous doom;
Andt then uprose the great Montrose
* - ih the middle of the room,
"Now," by my faith aa belted knight,
and by the name I bear,
And    by.the    bright    St.    Andrew's
cross,   that    waves    above    us
there���
I  have  not  seen    in     battle  field  -a
wreath of such renown.
Nor dared to hope on my dying- day
to win the martyr'a crown!
There is a chamber- far awav .whore
sleep the good and bravo.
But a better place ye have named for
__ - me, than by'my father's grave;
For truth and right, 'gainst treason's
might,  this, hand    hath  always
striven- -    -
And ye raise it up for a witness still,
in the eye',of earth,and heaven.
Then nail my head on yonder tower���
give every town a'.llmD���
"And~God7~who���made;���ahan^gather-
them:  I go from you to Ifim.
��*       *��7     ��.*
Ah,   God,'    that  ghastly  gibbet!   how
dismal   'tis   to se-3
The great tall spectral skeleton,    the
ladder, and the treo! "���
Hark! Hark! it is the clash of arms���
tho bells begin to toll���
"He is  coming!   he  is  coming!     God
have mercy on his soul!"
There was color in his visage, though'
the cheeks of all were wan.
And they marvelled as they saw him
pass, that great and goodly man.
He  mounted  up  the scaffold,    and {
he turned him to the crowd;
But they dared -not trust the people.
so he must not speak aloud.
But he looked upon the heavens, ond
they were clear and blue,
jVnd   In   the   liquid   ether   the  eye   of
God   shone   through;
Vet   a   black   and   murky   battlement
lay resting on tbe hill.
As though the thunder slept within���
all else was calm and still.'
The   grim   Geneva   ministers    with
anxious  scowl   stood   near.
As   you   have  seen   the   ravens   flock
around   the  dying deer.
He   would   not   deign   them   word   or
or sisn,  hut alone he bent his
knee     ,
And  vei I'd  his face for Christ's dear
grace, beneath  the gallows-tree,
Then radiant and serene he rose, anrl
cast his cloak away.
For  be  had' ta'en   IiIt  latest   look   of
earth,   and   sun,   and   day.
A WAR DESPATCH
Tho man who* smoked a million dbl"'
U*.rs is lying on his deathbed in a
frugal homo at Columbus.
He is Colonel W. G. Baron, who became somewhat famous as an officer
ln the Confederate army and later
distinguished himself by leaving behind him a pathway of burned bank
notos, certified checks and securities
of great value. He Is suffering from
a slow and fatnlmalndy, and his physicians say he will. never leave his
bed  alive.
Colonel Baron became known a, few
years ago as one of tho most 'reckless
speculators In the  United  States."'���
He identified himself with wild and
visionary schemes, and whoro other'
conservative .speculators refused to
risk a nickel he tossed his entire fortune and''won. Fortuso smiled upon
every risk he took and ho mado enormous profits because of tho "desperate chances ho took. His madness
mado him worth $5,000.000... .,
Colonel Baron had a son whom he
loved with all tho forco of his passionate southern nature. It was for
tho son,' ho' said, that he proposed
to build up a fortune larger than any
other individual ��� in America.
With tho death of his son. who was
killed by a train, Colonel Baron lost
his ambition to. attain wealth, and
seemed possessed only by a frantic
desire to get rid of his fortune. He
burned it up as rapidly as ho had
accumulated it. It was his custom to
enter a cigar store and purchase a
single cigar. , Ho nover bought two at
a time, and' Invariably paid for tho
cigar with a bill ranging from $1
up and would never -accept any
change.
Then he would step to tha cigar
lighter ', adn rolling _ up another note'
of large "denomination, he would light
it from tho cigar 'lighter. From the
burning money ho would light hiB
cigar' and toss tho fragment of tho
bill into the cuspidore. Ha smoked
from 15 to. 20 cigars a day, and thoy
cost him for the cigar and > light on
an average $100' each.
His friends .did all in their power
to prevent Baron from continuing in
his madness, but to no avail.. . They
even applied to tho courts to have
him declared insane and to have a
guardian appointed. On such occasions he had no difficulty in proving
that he was perfectly sano. 'In fact
his only mania was for getting rid. of
his own. money.
A .few years ago .he found himself
without a'- dollar-' bill, 'and- without
credit.    He could no .longer continue
his . mad career, wliich - cost hinj
$1,000,000 a year, and ho settled* at
Columbus., where he now lives* frugally. _���-'.-���.
London, April 4.���A despatch from
Pretoria, says' that Plumer's operations at Warm Baths, en route to
Mylstron, resulted in the surrender of
Oeorge Grobler, a brother of General
Grobler, and Nicholas Potgleter, with
more than a hundred followers.
J. M.., SCOTT, B.A., -UL.B
jarrkter. Solicitor, Notary Public., BU
HcKbO-rie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.
Money to Loan
VICARIOUS   SACRIFICE
The Venezuelan consul at New
York says his country will not yield
to thc United States demands.
The Manitoba railway bills will
come up for a second reading in the
house of commons Wednesday.
"There is no doubt about it," said
J. H. Russell, ot Atlin. to a party of
friends at Vancouver, "thc man who
could land 75 to 100 cats in Dawson
City would clean up a tidy little sum.
Why, my brewery in the north is
overrun  with   rats  and  mice,    and  I
Heroism of au United  States  Officer
Cavite, April 2.���At ��� o'clock yesterday morning a fire was discovered
in the sail room of tho United States
gunboat Petrel. Lieutenant Commanding Jesse Mims Roper, commanding.
Tho sailroom is a small compartment
adjoining the magazine. ' The heat
was intense, the smoke suffocating
and the flames difficult to extinguish.
Lieutenant Commander - Roper was
the first to descent into tho hold, but
ho was forced to return to the deck.
Others -then ' went down. , Seaman
Patrick Toner was prostrated ' and
about to'perish when Lieutenant Commander Roper endeavored to rescue
him and was suffocated in the attempt. Lieutenant Joshua Slutts Mc
Kean and Codet Lewis suffered severely in bringing the body of Lieutenant Commondcr Roper to tho deck,
Twenty-two of the crew were prostrated: Evans, Flaherty, Larsen,
Kessler, Toner, Cahey, Burton,- Smith
Sullivan and Forsboon, serously, but
all will recover.
Tho contents of the sailroom were
destroyed, but the" damage to - the
gunboat was slight. The origin of
the fire was not ascertained. Possibly it was spontaneous combustion.
The death of Lieutenant Commander
Roger is greatly deplored.. His body
will' be sent' to the ' United States
by the Buffalo.
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GETTING DOWN TO' HARD PAN
.. Toronto News:���Mr. Carnegie, according to Pierpont Morgan, is the
richest man in the world., Now that
this./important point has-been settled
we can proceed to consider the ques
tion how to pay our tailor for . the
spring, suit: we have, ordered..
PRESENT   BUT   UNOBSERVANT
Toronto News���Israel Zangwill, the
author, says he does not'know J:the
date of his birth, and yet he was
there at the time.
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A  beam of sun fell o'er him
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Then came a flash from out .the cloud.
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capitals over the mental condition of I-*01" a cat this was guaranteed to ho a
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Washington, April 3.���Inquiries here
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whether or not he will In future la
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inn BHI  f  Ali  j  I  I  fl  IA  The Desultory Warfare ��������� In . South  Africa Still Continues���������Boer Capital    Shifted���������Kitchener's    Report  London, April 6.���������Lord Kitchener  reporting to the war office tho finding of an abandoned and deserted  pom pom, near Vryheid, says: "This  accounts for all the enemy's guns  known to have been ln the southeastern district"  Lord Kitchener reports as follows to  tho war oflice:    "Colonel Plumer 1ms  has advanced 20 miles beyond Nyles-  .   troom unopposed, on the way towards  Petersburg."  According to the Pretoria correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, the  Boers shifted their seat of government  from Petersburg to a point somo five  miles northeast.  Tho KroonBtadt correspondent of  tlio Times, wiring Thursday, says thnt  preparations are being generally  made by the British forces for winter  operations.  Bethulle; O.R.C., April 4.���������-A force  of Boers under Commander Kresslng-  er attempted to recross the Orange  River Colony to the west'of horo. but  fulled *~   "���������'������������������-���������v  Capetown, April 6.���������General French  continues   to   press   the    Boera    at  Vryheid, Transvaal Colony.  H-UGE RAILROAD COMBINATION  The Greatest Combination Known in  the History of   Finance���������An- Enormous Consolidation of Capital.  New York, April 6.���������Reports that a  huge railroad   combinations   are    in  process of formation were widely circulated hero yesterday. The details at  hand  concerning ' the plan    already  published in regard to  the combiaa-  - tion of all Uio great railway systems  of tho "United States under the, control of ono company were .given, but  as a general thing prominent railroad  offieials - and bankers decline to discuss tbe matter. According to all  accounts the enterprise. Involves tho  greatest combination of capital  known in tbe history of finance. It  was said the company would be formed under the laws of New Jersey for  the purpose of conducting a general  freight and transportation business  throughout the United States. That  the company would -hold a controling  interest in all of the great    railway  , svstema-and tbat the management of  the road "would be vested ln the controlling company. According to tho  proposition each road will preserve its  identity   and-.-", corporate .. existence,-  "T>ut the new-company, would'control  tho affairs of all.' By this' proposition  ' it was claimed that large sums_of  money could*be saved as a result.of  - economics - in the management and'  thc stovpage of rate cutting.  The names of men like J. H. Morgan, William K. Vanderbilt. J. ,T.  Hill, Edward Harirman. Geo. J.  Goud, John D. Rockefeller, Jacob  Schieff and James Stlllman ��������� were  freely used.      ' '  One report stated that the flrst  step in the proposed plan would be  tho securing of the control "of the  Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, the  Great Northern and Northern Pacific  and that provision would be made for  thc acquisition of other properties ln  the immediate future.  RUSSIAN TROUBLB  Berlin, April 8.���������-A despatch to the  Cologne Gazette from St. Petersburg  says hard lighting Is reported to havo  occurred between the 1st and 2nd  Siberian rifles regiments and several  thousand of the Chinese troops between 'Kobontsy  and  Sin  Min  Tang.  The Russians lost a captain and  several man killed and a lieutenant  colonel and several other officers nnd  many men wounded. Tho Chinese  lost heavly with the Russians pursuing them.   -  The date of the engagement is not  mentioned in the despatch received.  A MARINE DISASTER  ' .   "-  ANXIOUS FOR WAP.  i A-.Ottawa, April -JS.���������Eleven'- recruits  for the South  African    Constabulary  'who were prevented' froni starting  with the rest "of the Canadian contingent through Illness, have recovered and being still anxious to go to  South Africa, the government haa  agreed to send them forward on tho  first hay steamer that "sails from  St. John, N.B.  ���������. o   -  jV SAD" SHOOTING ACCIDENT  A Lad Fatally' Injured���������Bowman ville  the Scene of the Accident  " Bowmanville. April 6.���������A sad accident occurred here yesterday afternoon from* the result of which the  youngest son of Mr. J. B. Martney,  of this town, will likely lose his life.  While out shooting alone hU gun-was  discharged' whilo he was crossing a  creek at the flats near the,, town,  close to the foot bridge. The charge  of- shot entered his right side, piercing his liver and - striking a rib,  where it scattered,  lungs. ���������*  Only One Man  Savod  Portland. Maine. April 8.���������The two-  master schooner Wendell Burpe, of  St. John, N.B., went ashore off Cape  Elizabeth shortly b<-tpre,, 12, o'clock  yesterday morning. Tho mate only  was saved. Tho lost,.were Captain  Louis Morserburg and George Foster,  the cook, both of St John,, and a sailor known as "English Charlie."  The mate. John Swbneson, of St.  John managed to reach the shore,  more dead than alive.  The schooner-was coal laden, from  New York to St. John.  Gloucester, Mass, April 8. ��������� Tho  three-masted schooner Hyenia. cf  Salals, Mais., bound to that port from  Perth Amboy, went ashore at East  Gloucester at 3 a.m. yesterday morning tad la a total wreck.  ��������� o���������������������������������������������-  ANOTHER WRECK  The North West Terrltorlc-K has  Issued an ofllelal statement of the  1900 crop..of. grain, which totals over  8,500,000 bushels of wheat, oats and  barley.  Carnegie's plans to build a parallel  line to the seaboard in opposition to  the Pennsylvania road have been  changed by the new company.  Japan is commissioning reservo list  cruisers for active service and all  officers on leave have been recalled.  Thc first army reserve has been  warned.  Examinations on   c* ��������� hor  history wero held lu 9G0 schools in  Great Britain for the department of  the interior bronze medal.  The Dominion government is being  urged by a large number to purchase  the historic Plains of Abraham. A  delegation from Quebec waited upon  Mr. Dobell at Ottawa upon the subject.  A boiler explosion occurred iu an  Ogdensberg mill resutlnK ln the boiler  landing on top of a freight train.  There was an Increase of $800,000  in the Dominon revenue for the past  nino months over the samo period  last year.  The United States government will  not interefore In tho. shipment of  mules to South Africa by the British  government from thoir ports.  The Victoria memorial committee  In  London  is receiving  much  critic-  Halifax, April 8.���������An unknown  r^-ench brig, painted white, went  ashore near Point Aconl, C. B��������� during the gale Saturday and became a  total wreck. Four of the CTew left  her In a boat and after great hard-,  sips reached the ' shore alive. The  remainder of tho crew doubtless  perished  ���������        n ���������  A STRANGE ACCIDENT    .  A Car Falls Into a Canal���������A Bridge  Gives Way���������Many Injured.  Syracuse, N Y., April 8.���������While a  car on the old cast side line of the  Syracuse Rapid Transit comffeny^was  crossing St. James street bridge, over  the Oswego canal^in the heart of the  city late Saturday afternoon the  bridge"suddenly gave . way; dropping  the car 'and its few passengers-'to. the  canal .bed ,30 * feet below. , Several  persons ��������� were crossing the bridge .at  the time and went down with the car.  while* a horse v and a loaded lumber  wngon were' piled up on the top of  the-heap. About/30 persons were injured. It Is not believed that any  deaths will result, although there are  reports of several of the-worst injured being dangerously hurt. Had  the canal been filled with water the  result ot the accident would have  boon terrible. The car ��������� struck on  the side flrst and then slid off Into  the mud at the canal bottom where  it stuck.,--- Tho water if lt had been  in the canal would have been deep  enough to cover all but a few windows and the front door and many of  the passengers would have nndcubt-  edly perished.  -o���������  -some entering his  -MANITOBA RAILWAY DEAL  Tfto Legal and. Constitii'tional Ob;  -. jecUonsr-The ^Battle -.- Royal Will  ". ."-VBe"'Before " the'".. Railway" Com-  Ism  because  of the  tion for the design.  Un'  "���������"ti-  WOMEN FIGHT A DUEL  Newkirk, Okla.. April 8.���������Mrs. Ella  Selglin and Mrs. Daughson, living  near this city, fought a duel with revolvers at 20 paces yesterday, and  Mis. Selglin is now in the hospital,  dangerously but not necessarily fatally wounded  Two of her oppouem's shots lodged  in her breast, but she is able to talk,  and Is anxious to recover, that she  may again fight Mrs. Daughson.  The duel grew-out of n long standing feud" between the two women"."  jealousy being the original clause.  Mrs. Daughson lives on a farm just  south of the city, and Mrs. Selgin has  fr.-juently endeavored to arouse the  temper. of "her neighbor by various'  'means,-the'most' effectual being the  climax that she (Mrs. Selglin. could  take Mrs. .Daughsons husband away  from his wife at any time she wished.  ' Mrs. Daughson finally appealed to  the courts, and Wednesday . forenoon  Mrs. Selglin was fined ?300 for tres-  STATE OWNED RAILWAYS  Premier Seddon of New Zealand Discusses    Government.      Ownership  From the People's Point of View  Tho following interesting interview  with Premier Seddon of New Zealand  appears   in   the   correspondence    of  Frank G. Carpenter to tho St. Louis  Republic:  The conversation was turned to  somo of the new movements in New  Zealand, and I asked the premier  about the government control of the  railways.    Said I:  "Your excellency you have been a  railroad man from the ground up.  You have worked iu tho shop, "iou  run an engine, and bad to do with all  sorts of railroad construction.! You  are now the chief manager of a government which haa buillt Its own  railroads,. and to which tho railroads  belong.' Do'you think it best for the  government to own the railroads?"  "Yes. I do," said tho New Zealand  premier. "It is the only way in which  tho railroads should be owned and  operated. We bellevo fhe roads are  for the people, and we are managing  thorn in the interectn of tho poople,  and for the development of the country in that wav which will best help  all the peoplo. We are not trying  to make a profit out of them and as  our revenues Increase we steadily  reduce freight rates and passenger  fares. We are already giving an excursion rate of a penny a mile to  parties, and wo exnect to cut down  the fares right along. We give a reduced rate to workmen going to and  from work. We uso the trains to  bring out tho school children to and  from school free of charge and we  have excursion trains to take the  children now and then over the country and glvs them practical geographical lessons. We send out Euch  trains wtiich give excursions of 100  mile3 for 3G cents per ehlld. This is  just the extra cost.of running such  trains, and any suhool child can be  taken off on a vacation or on .an  instructive excursion at that rate at  the request of thp teacher.  "It is my idea/*; Prendre Seddon  continuo-i "that .the railroads are the  servants of the people and they should  be run entirely tn their Interests.' We  want to bring out'' every'.'farmer's  produce to the market at the lowest  possible coBt ami make It so that our  people In all "parts of New Zealand  can compete with t - those ot . other  countries In., the ---markets- o������ 'the  world.' If'wo"-an l-mld x-a'1,\M'"i so  that the.m������n vix) idllcs-, from the  seaboard can .**on*a liis pM<l.:i*Le to  to the ship at the'same*coast   as the  THE  CENSUS  Tho    Duties of  Enumerators���������A  Job.  mittee.  SAVED THEIR LIVES  7  i  ���������{  i  4'"  \  ���������  Ogdensburg. iN.   Y.,   April   7.���������Tho  steam boiler in Clarke's grist mill at  - Lisbon blew;up last night.    The ex-;  '   plosion  raised    the  boiler, from  tho  building throwing it about 150 feetm  - tho air, - the. boiler landing on top  of a passing Ogdensburg & Lake  Champlain railroad'freight train.  The   explosion, resulted   from   low  ������, water.'.. _  ' Several .-men '.were at. work- nearby.  but all escaped uninjured.  - Xondon,-April-8.���������The   New   York-  -. correspondent of the Dally Mall, wlr*-  -Ing yesterday and dealing with    the  attitude of  Japan  towanis    Russia's  . Chinese policy says:  "Shipping companies have been  ordered to hold their vessel In readiness for transport service. Cruisers  on the reserve lists have been com-  ' missioned' for active service. ' All  leave has been recalled and officers  ��������� ' of the first reserve have been warned  for service. There ia much popular  excitement"  London," April* 6.���������"Russia's reply  concerning Manchuria being unsatisfactory thi -Japanese government has  decided," says the Yokohama correspondent of * the Daily Mail, wiring  Thursday after a conference with the  Beads of the army and navy and of  the departments of finance and  foreign affairs to address a second  and more peremptory remonstration  demanding a reply within a stated  period. This remonstration will be  forwarded through the'Japanese minister at St. Petersburg and amounts  to an ultimatum, t  St. Petersburg, April 6.���������The olfictal  Messenger today publishes a detailed  review of the negotiations conducted  by the allied powers with tho Chinese plenipotentiaries at Tien - Tsen  and Pekin and of the negotiations  that led to the present action of the  French drift of peace conditions  which consisted of 12 points-, but are  not yet concluded. The - Russian  government then made tho following  statement: While anticipating au.  easy settlement the questions affecting mutual relations between all  the powers and China the Russian  ���������government "on Its part, considered it  necessary to concern, itself, with the  .establishment of a permanent- order-  of*. .things" ln tho Chinese territories  along the borders of which the Russian Asiatic possessions ^xtend for a  "dfstah"ce"of "5,300" miles:���������Tothis end  provisional written conditions for a  modus vivendi. were agreed upon  flrst between the Russian military  authorities and tha Chinese governments of three ".Manchurian' 'provinces. ' " <--*<.  j  o  '-  passing upon the Daughson-property  ^Sa^ffKd the fine 'Mrs. . ���������������/���������*> only lives -10 miles away  Selglin drove out to the Daughson |we ***** ���������������������* ."rice .of the the first  home,- smarting ' under rhe loss of ��������� ���������an s. *a?������ '/TO *-h" of ' the second-  money and the criticlsim of the trial !���������e..get "la*. mwuoh *n0re taxes out  judge oi bim an" "e becomes a more pros-  Rld'ing up to the door of the I Pfous member -of .the community.  Daughson house, sho Invited her rival IWe ar������1 nGW devoting the roads largely,  to come out and fight a duel. j to   opening   up   new, country.       We  Mrs.    Daughson    promptly   accpted'' are  pushing   out   -into    the   public  tho  challenge  and. came   out   armed   lands and settling them."  with a rveolver.' , |" "How.'"much  railroad  have  you  in  , The women then-faced   each other   New  Zealand?"  -  at 50 feet and began shooting, the | "We have now more than 2000  signal being given'by a daughter of i miles, the -total ;cost of which has  Mrs. Selglin. who had accompanied | been a little more than ������16,000,000,  her- '*,'"-> ' or in the neighborhood of ?80,000.000.  Each fired three shots without i Nearly all the - roads are making  eftect. Then Mrs! Daughson got tbe [ money. _ The cash -revenues for 1899  range, and fired two Bhot-? 1n "u'ck j -amounted to. moio" than , "(7,000.000.  succession, both striking^ Mrs. Selglin ; whilo the expenditure i-as a little  in the breast      ���������        "'.' {less, than  $5,������00.000.      The    earnings  She fell, ond Mo Daughswi assist- ��������� less, than $5,000,000. The earnings  ed in carrying her into-* the house. ' of some of the Hoes ranged from 5  where a physician dressed her ; to 13 per cent. The matter, is very  wounds, after which she waa convey- j closely figured, and, and the roads  ill to a hospital. " ; belonging   to   tho   government,   there  Now t'-r* husbands of the women ja no incentive to give anything else  live seekiui:. ������*ncb other, vowing to but tho bost c;erviro at the lowest  kill on sight ' possible   cost."  The partisans or each woman  are  also burnishing   up    their    weapons i                               ~*   ���������,������������������ ���������-, rvna  and seeking an excuse to shoot some- I         - CHICAGO IS JEALOUS  body. j  ������������������������������������  During the trial Wednesday the Chicago Chronicle:. Tho cities of  two women attempted several times Seattle and Tacoma havo resumed  to fly at each 'other and Sght it out   their warfare over the .proper desig-  Elght thousand census onuinerator-s  started to work all over Canada on  Aprl 1st. Answers to questions are  mado compulsory. The enumerators  are sworn to secrecy. The island of  Anticosta, owned by tho French  chocolate king, Menler. will bo Included In the census for tho first time.  Th*e population of Canada in 18D4 was  five millions and the figures this time  are expected to bring it up to seven  million or perhaps half a million  more.  There are several hundred questions to be asked of each person, and  many aro of a privato nature. Theso  replies will be hereafter tabulated at  Ottawa, so that all kinds of information will be forthcoming presontly as  to Canada and Canadians. They will  bo so presented as to divulge no  privato affairs, nor will the information so given be applied for the purposes of taxation.  The replies are entered on the  schedules and no other questions are  allowed but those set forth on different sheets.  Many Personal Questions.  The enumerator will start by asking the householder or bead of the  family or bead, of the institution, or  hotel, his name, date of birth,  whether married or single whether  he has sons or daughters, the name  of his son's wife, hor ago and nationality, with date ot arrival In this  country, and the date of - naturalisation. He will want to know what  language is spoken, whether the  members fo the family can read or  write, or.whether the bead of the  familv Is working at homo or In a  factory, and how long he works in  either place. He is also requested to  say how much money he makes In  his principal business and If he has  any side lines and how much he  makes in them.  Shade Trees and Religion.  He will also be obliged to give details as to tbe .amount of real estate  that is owned, and as to the shade  trees in the back garden, the animals  in the stables or the yard, and the  pets ln the house. The enumerator  is also . keeping his eye open as to  the amount of grain in the fields and  the , fruit on the trees. Besides all  these, there are numbers - of other  questions relative to tha religion of  the people and other matters.  y) i/y  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act ok Parliament, 18S5.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  Rnst Fund  $2,600,000  2,050,000  DIRECTORS:   Wu. Molso.-. Macphebson, President; S. H. Ewisg, Vice-President ���������  W. M. KAH3AY, 3A-CUK-.  FlKLST,  J. P. Ct-EOHOKX,   H. MAHKI-AND MOKtOT,  Lt. Col. F. C. Hxssh-iit.  ,  Jamhb Elliot, General Manager.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at current ���������  J. D. MOLSON.  HA--.AGER, BEVELMOE-B, B.C.  ^-UWWAJM^iWJii^  A BARBARIAN  .. The  New York  Tribune, editorially  says of Aguinaldo   *.  "His high S principle and lack of  cruelty are shown in" his instructions to his troops as' follows: They  should cot. prior to the attack, look  at the Americans in a threatening  manner. One should go alone in advance tn order to kin the sentinel.  In order to deceive the' sentinel - the  one should dress as a woman. . . .  The officers shall take care that on  the top of the houses there will be  placed four to six men, who shall be  -prepared with stones, timbers, red  hot Iron, heavy furniture, as well us  boiling.water, oil and molasses .rigs  soaked in coal oil .<r>dy to be lighted  and thrown , down - on the. passing  American troops. . . . There  shall be In the houses vessels* filled  with boiling water, tallow, molasses,  and other liquids, which "shall be  thrown as bombs. . , .In these  houses shall be the sandatahan. wn������  shall hurl the Hquir that shall he  passed, to them by the women and  children.  SHAM BOKRK  I D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT '.'���������  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $1 oo PER DAY  o  \jj-  Good accommodation. A." good l.-u  well.supplied with choice wi u*,.'  liquoTH and cigars.  . ,--* >. -  House.  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Brown   & Pool  Proprietors  then and there.  ��������� Mrs. Selglin says her revolver refuted to work after the first three  shoU and that she will mpV" *������ b"tter  record when next she faces Mrs.1  Daughson. The latter, has not' yet  been arrested.  CROP STATISTICS  TELEGRAMS IN BRIEF.  nation of the mountain peak which  dominates both cities.    Seattle insists  , on "Rainer" while Tacoma,4*' as Is  quite natural, insists on "Tacoma."  I > - The row is a chronic . one, and  breaks out when" the denizens of the  I two towns take a.brief,.vacation from  ' their .ordinary and customary . occupation of robbing'eastern.people who   '���������     " .'   are foolish enough to trust themselves  The department'of agriculture at in"-* 1P^s.et*s'0U?dc.C,0���������^ny��������� ��������������������������������� *, ���������1  Regina, hi. just completed-the com- ', Th������ ������f��������������� ������f.'sB���������f*5L-������^t "It?  pilatlon oi threshers' returns for the* the reputation ������^^S'th^.most ex-  year 1300. Below will be found a' ������f* ftteT������ "J? rifc,"wro��������� Iw  statement showing the result of.last   ^ "^ 1���������^*Eff \W  himself  dead -'broke   and   naked  half  parison with, the figures for the pre- *an hour-after his arrival.       ,  ceding_seasoh: ' " ~  season's 'crop *'in the" various sections  of the Territories as well as a com-  A despatch    from    Hauvrc. i-'iaat**^  says.     '_���������''��������� ���������;  The French police have arrested a  batch of individuals wearing", the  Boer 'costume, and trying - to. imitate  their language.1 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'thoy had brought otvet ot  the cargoes to France to sell, and  that they intended to return to the  Transvaal with tho proceeds. In  Havre they offered what they called  a-" taliBman for ��������� toothache.- They  wore all  natives   _of a.   village  near  Rouen.* --        i       -   ' '      ' '      ���������    ���������'  . -  -r ^-o ���������    *  JOUBERT "WAS POISONED.   . .  ?. ^m$ 8c qq.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef* Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  TtiE: PIONEER LIVERY  eed and Sale Stable of tbe .Larde&u and Trout Lake  b v-  S addle and  Pack  Horses Always  for Hire.  Freighting and  Teaming a  Specialty.  o dock'  x Daily Stage leaves Thomson's landing every nibrniui: at  for Trout LakeCitv- "For particulars iwrite        ,..".���������'/  ���������    - '"       -<-     CHAIG' Be HILLMAN, Thomsons Landing  Wheat  District .Bash. Thresh'd  '    1699,   ' 1900  Assiniboia���������1 '      ' ' "  East..   ..2,506,187 1,239,111  Central  ..3.329,699 1,780-368  -WELSH-IMMIGRATION-  So  Says .an   Austrian  Mercenary  -^Some_very__intere8tingJnfqrmation  Y'ld Per Aci*.  1899   1900  DiPI-zOMATIC      RELATIONS      ARE  STRAINED  -Another   Indication; of  War���������A  Per-  " plexing Cabla  ,-'- Washington, -April,; S.-���������-The. admin-  .' ist ration Is. perplexed over a cable  despatch received yesterday from Mr.  Squires, now in China, of the Ameri-  ���������   can legation at Pekln.,  This despatch, according to a pub-,  lication today said that the "Russian  minister refused to receive official  communications from the Chinese  commissioners," which carried the  information that tho displomatic relations between the two countries lute-rested would be broken off.  The officers are very reticent about  the matter and decline to affirm or  deny whether it is correctly stated.  They will go only so far as to admit  tho receipt of a despatch with a purpose not clearly understood, for which  VWlnnpleg. April .8:  *:The Pacific cable1'will be working In  December. -    * * ' '  Lord Salisbury has left for the con-*,  tinent for his health.  Rioters in* Switzerland made    anti-  Russian demonstrations.  Special Ea-Bter services were held  in the Winnipeg' chur-chea.  A large consignment of olemarger-  ine was seized at Duluth.  There are 10 fresh cases of bubonic  plague in Cape Town.  Venezuela will 'not agree' to the  United States terms and -hostilities-  may result. ' "  Edward Muchmore. of " Ganonoq.no.  was Jellied at Brockville by a train.  'Two hiindied Ontario setlters and  five; trains of effects reached Winnipeg'Saturday. <���������  " Editor Dowiing, " of Guelph." was  selected by South Wellington Conservatives as a candidate.  The appointment of a Canadian  veterinarian at the port of Liverpool  to examine all    export' - i.ai-  Isfles the United States d'-ro-nds.  t  A 650,000 bushel elevator at St.  Louis and 800,000" bushels of wh' at  and corn were destroyed by fire.  Thc schooners Wendall Burper and  Hyenia were wrecked on the north  Atlantic roast.  Chief Justice Killam sentenced  Donald Todd to two years ln the penitentiary.  The Allan line steanier Buenos  Ayrean about whose safety some apprehension was felt has arrived in  London.     She was fogbound.  ��������� Russia's wlthdraway from the Manchurian treaty-Is looked upon with  distrust.      Russia    Is Btfll    sending  West ... 1-255  Saskatchewan���������  East .... 238-849  West ... - 7.518-  Alberta���������  North ... -721,289  Central 44,569  Sonth .  N.W.T  .  Arrangements  Have   Been   Made   to  ' Assist      Welsh    ^ Immigrants���������A  Numbpr Are lor -" the Territories  Ottawa.   April    5.���������W.   L.   Griffith.  Canadian     government     agent     for  17.08 20.32 * Wales, who has just completed a tour  throughout' Canada,    left   today   for  ���������177.575   2-J.89 18.69 'pofiland.' where he takes passage for  1.548  400,016  24,028  16.02' 7.49  21.34 9.24  39.21 22.93  15.27 17.02  loS   SSSS'W-^pooL    When   In ."the \West  M,  Griffiths, made    arrangements    with  19.02   9.57  66,257'  6,915,623 4,028.294  -     Oats- .   -    - some   private  concerns  to  accommo-  Distrlct   Bush. Thresh'd   Y'ld Per Acr.   (late an"j attract a large number of  1899       1900       1899   1900 ] the proper class of Welsh Immigrants  ; bv  advancing capital  In  the way of  609.738   29.12 13.54 i e^ctinK   dwellings   and   outbuildings  615.394   32.05 15.90" on the jand." The advances will only  14.346   52.34 30.77 . ^ ma������e to such people as have some  ' capital.    It is' espected    that in this  269,344   29.10 27.8C (    *    VxQ  immigraton from Wales to  36.653   27.53 34.32 * Caaada wln be increased several hun-  ,��������� ���������.. -., ���������, ' dred.  42.S9 33.07 |  D   38.01 36.60 ���������   ' THE IX'CK OF THE COMPANY  34.81 24.0S '  Assiniboia���������  East ...1,235,975  Central 1..085.489  West ... 19.785  Saskatchewan���������  East ... 164,527  West ... 12.472  Alberta��������� ,  North   ...1,570.314 .1.806.305  341,828     538.093  255,646    276.276  4,686,036 4.226.152  Barley  Dlatiict   Bush. Thresh'd ' Y'ld Per Acr.  Central  South   .  N.W.T .  1899  Assiniboia���������  East      86.080  Central  ;. *  33.68S  West   ...      2.104  Saskatchewan���������  East ....     37.539  West"  ..."    1.193  Alberta���������  North' ..  Central  South  N.W.T*  The  (Jaraieson's Raid Does Not Have to Be  ' _ -     : *      Paid For.  London,  April    4.���������From    a  statement made by Mr. Chamberlain, the  colonial    secretary, in tho    house of  commons." it appears that    the South  African war has relieved the British  i Chartered South African   company of  20.46,22.73; all financial liability ln regard to the  ���������>"p'l;942-'''22.50'24.58'i Jamieson -raid, the colonial secretary  admitting that the     cla_"tas of     the  144,265   .182.811"- 27,07   2->;ll .'Transvaal bad not   passed    to Great  2L6S7 .   r41.40.7 '.25.78 27.93 h- Britain as the result of conquest  1900  33.146'  23.322'  83S  59^250  1899    1800 ,  22.30 10.04  22.39 33.00 *  41.76 23.27.  10.865 ' 10,502 24.09 22.44 ���������.  . 337,421*, 353,216. 23.62 20.72.  total   area   under   crops  reason lt is not given to the press fop I troops to Corea and Japan Is prepar*  publication. Ing steadily for war.  A ��������� Michigan Central train from  of i Chicago collided with a freight train  wheat, oats and barley1-1 as reported; this morning. One of the Pullman  by threshers was 605,347 acres in the ; sleepers were wrecked and a number  year 1900.   and   from   this   was   bar-: of  the occupants  badly   hurt.  Vested   S.607.662     bushels     of   grain. .  o   This shows 92,610 more acres of land ���������  under   cultivation   than   during    the  preceding  year,    but the   yield   falls  short   by   3,331.418   bushels.   This   is'  accounted - for by  the extremely  dry  spring and early summer in the east-,  em  portions  of  the Territories  and  by  bad  harvesting weather throughout.   Early snow storms in the West j  caused   heavy losses  by  lodging the'  grain and thus materially   reducing  the yield.  The Roblin Free Pres.- Iibr-1 case  hns been dropped.   o   London despatches says there is  some 'uneasiness in European capitals over Emperor William's mental  condition. There are whispers of a  regency."  was given recently at a lecture on the  South African war. which was delivered in Vienna, by a former Austrian hussar officer, one Anton von  Goldegg, who belongs to a well known  Salzburg family.  He went with his' sister to the  Transvaal at the beginning -of the  ���������war as a volunteer In tho Boer army  and,his Bister acted as directress of  the Boer field hospital.  Herr Goldegg during the last stage  of the conflict was appointed commander of all the foreigners In the  Boer -army. He doclarcs positively  that General Joubert was poisoned,  and said if his death had occurred  some monthB before it would havo  made a great deference, as Joubort's  patrlarchlal system of warfare did  great mischief to the Boor cause.   o ;���������  A Baltimore physician was recently  approached by a patient to whom he  had given strict instructions the day  before to confine himself    to a milk  diet.   ' "Doctor." the sick man began,  "can't grt me to drink uo more milk  ���������no sir." a*id with a vory determined  look ho shook his li-ml. "Why. what's  the mattfi- with vou now?" finked the  doctor.      "I just received  a  warning  from the Lonl not t<������ drink.any more  milk."     "How do vou know it's from  the Loid?      May be the devil's been  warning you."    -"No. sir, doctor;" replied the old man.' at the same time  opening a  book  which  he .hud  been  .holding  under   his'arm.,     "It's   the  Lord's words, right here in. Hebrews,  fifth chapter,   thirteenth    and    fourteenth verses." Taklne the book out  ot his patient's hand, the doctor read:  "For   every  one  that useth  milk  is  unskilful in the word    of righteousness, for he Is a babe.     But strong  meat belongeth to them that are of  full age. even those who by reason of  use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil." ������  A ably furnished   with tbe choicest  ���������-the--_n:;rkct.-������fford*_,'_^*-B������st _Wiaee_  Liquois and Clears,  hedriwit-ijo. Rates  Monllilv ratv. -  Larjce. light  91    a   day.  I Rill SitPffl.  CANADIAN    PACIFIC  'jo-0 ?0������ LMK.  ROBERT SAMSON  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPS  ALL TRA MS.  ON  Wood Dealer  and Draymaq.  Dra-rtac -aad delivery woik ������ MWBtfH*  ty. Teama almya mm&r om onM  hoMn       Oo-ntnutts tnr tot*.btnc ������*������������������������.  REVELSTOKE  tip WORKS  Twenty-eight buildings   in    Lisbon  I Palls, Maine,"were   destroyed by flre.  I     The Merrimac. which    was sunk In  Santiago harbor, by Hobson. has been  1 Blown up.  India's population has decreased a  million and a. half since 10 years  ago.  Two firemen and a mail clerk were  killed and two mail cars destroyed  by fire in a Central Pacific express  wrecE in Nevada. . . ,  TOURIST CASS TO  St. Paul -       -*;���������' Daily  Montreal "and Boston Fridays  TorontoSundays andTuesdays  Trains for '  IPOTEHAY POI TS  leave Revelstoke at 8.10.  Main Line Trains leave* Kevelstoke: eastbound 8.20- westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to  J >.ut'iv.smithiiig, Jobbing,  I'luinbiug, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsiniihiug Sheet Iron  Work, Machinery  paired.  Ee-  Mining    Work - a    Specialty  rt-\Jt>jL. tifr-wKJDON  A. BRADSHAW,  Aceat  -flKvHstoke  E. P.COYLE  AX.F. A.  Vmcmvct.     ������������������ c:  tradertafcteer "d Kmbal-roiii*  R. Howsott & Co,,  KACUBIXR AVX.  Retail l>e������In-t  !������ ''iira'ttr*  K  'v" H-fliVJ   ^-4iW.W-f*l*J!.T^-������   , pM-wiw-niTinawf    umiim 'um  tmi iiiiwii������i*������*w*'*'.*rc*^-^wJiw������^  ������������������^������������������������������������iu*i.r**i_-y-c*wr"Eir****"*y]**-^^ ���������"**"? S^yyJ!.���������-*---".���������.-. i- J *��������� -t������������������*���������*��������� -* ������������������. ������������������ ���������  tf iUr*i*mw***^u9amVtr������rmrti*iii.imm't.rw*x*t'$��������� yiw-Mwy *^������������|w*!^������,w*v,T������**xi*^<^v*tw'*'|i*^M >  +*i-t*l***'*l**M***l***l**t**l-4Hl*+**W*++*l'**  | II* VOU ARE GOING TO TAKE |  i       WINE       I  FOR A SPRING TONIC  *  fr  fr  fr ���������Be miiv to take Good "Wine��������� ������  fr fr  fr  fr  * ������  5 The liost is called %  |      WILSON'S  INVALID  PORT     *  % and kept nt the *  j; Canada Drug & Book Company . fr  fr KEVELSTOKE fr  it *T*I"*t"T"T"T"T*H"f** f*********"*"*  MARRIED.  I*oi.uiCK-Mii.r..\KD���������At St. Andrews  rhurcli, Indian Head, N. W. T.. ;ji  tip. m., April IOtli. by tbe Kev. I.  McAfee, llev. Hotu-il. Charles Pollock, of "'.Uisl-oro. N. XV. T. tn  Gertrude. voii������i?est (liiiis.htc-1* _ of  Charles Thomas Millard, of Now  Westminster.  rjUA*&*Ar&'l~ ,  dUiUr**4,    y~'j  * $0  Tii ms  Local and  General News  11. Atkins i- away on a  vi.-it  I*:. w\.  went  Mon  id & Sews Drugstore and li,������ve () *lc,,py of which can be o  res tested by h. M. Alluiii. , .umlication at the govern me  sled free.     . ' lhere. -  Mrs. P.  to Rtntt'.  ("'apt. Taylor i- expreted to retui'ii  home luinoVi'ow nioi'iiiiiK-  ��������� Have vour ey?s tested  by  Alluni. the Kevelbtoki: Optician.  Geneial     Manager   Marpole  through on Friday inorniiiK  -0*'  treal."  Mr.-. Knowlton arrived on Thui'sd .y  from Ferguson for a few days visit U>  town.  A miul-li'h' at a cut ni-ni* Illecillewaet (li'laycd yi:*.teiilay's No. 1 for "  eoujik* of bom's.  The Fred Robinson I-.uinbi*r Co.  intent st-Mitling all thoir teams to  Coiaaiilix at an early date.  ���������Thi'Tailor-Maid of the new ci-n-  turv can have her clothes made up-to-  date at Cressinan's. the Art Tailor.  A telegram was received yesterday  stuting that D. Robinson's tender for  the Big Eddv millsite had U-cn acci*].-  u-d.  ���������Have vour evesight perfected by a  pair of spectacles. A correct hi  guaranteed by K. M. Allum. the graduate Optician.  Services will lie held at the usual  hours in St. Peter's church tomorrow  (tirst Sunday after Ester). Rev. C. A  Piocunier officiating.  The Methodist church has put fi new  fence around its property, adding  greatly to the appearance of the  'church and parsonage.  ���������The Princess Shirt, wliich is one of  the 'prevailing and most graceful  styles of the present season to order at  Cressman's, the Art Tailor.  The work on the river liank came  to  end vesterday.    A very good job has  -  been   made  of  the  new work and tin;  lunik i.s secure again for some time  to  coi ne.  ���������We are now prepared to give Uie  public a perfect fit in eyeglasses.   Step  into Field & Bews- Drugstore and have  your  ey  Eyes teste  ���������Call and get your eyes tested bf  fore too late. Examinations free at J.  G. Birders. Optical Department in  charge of R. N. Doyle, Graduate  Optic-an.   14 years experience.  Col. Ti-acey appeared in a new light  at the fireman's lmll held last Tuuwlay  at Vancouver, when his feats as a  dancer, according to the World, wen:  the admiration of.all liuholders.  Miss Woodward, of Regina. a sister  in law of Mr. J. .T. Young of the Great  Western, arrived in town last, niglit to  take a position as accountant in the  Herald office. Mr. Young caini* in  from the south with her.  ���������'G. Evie and G. -Rowers are down  from their stopping place at, 10 mill*.  There is a lot of snow yet on tin- trail  nntl as far as can be seen a goo 1 deal of  the work on the waggon mad done lust  December has been wiped out.  The premises on Miic-Keii7.ii' Ave.  rei-eiitlv vocateil liy J. M. Scott nre  being fitted up for un ��������� office for Dr.  McLean. Steve Smith is doing tin-  ���������.���������.-lint ing and is embellishing tlu* floor  with a checker pattern of red and grey  with very pleasing effect.  Mrs. Tern-noir. little Emil Terienoir  and the rest of the family went  through on Thursday morning's train  for their duslination in Pennsylvania.  The little hov is unite, rei-oveied from  UieTtftfCtsof RisrieiTible^itf-iileiitf���������:s^���������  The services in the Methodist church  toiniiirow at the iiMial hours. Morning subject ���������'Conditions for Successful  l.hi-istiun work." Evening "The  ,Hearing Ear". Stranger* in the city  and non church goers coidially  invited,  Maiia-iCi* Pool of the Nettie I-  returned to town on Thursday .-ifler  superintending thu shiDiuenl. of sonic  ���������-JO*, tons of ore from the landing by  llies.s. Kootenav and Minto. The  balance of the oi-e'atthe Landing, some  400 ions is piled at' the deep water  binding stage and will not be shipped  until highwatei.  Thos. T.iylor M. P. P. came in .rom  Victoria yeotei-u-iy iiioiuii-g to vi-it  liis (onstituents. He says it is im  possible to anv what the upshot of the  rail wav question will be. He does not  think that Mr. Wells will sunt worl*.  on the Big Hend wagon road until  after the estimates aie passed.  T". Skinner lias made quite a suet es-  so far with hi**, importation of Belgian  hares'. He Iiils had two litters during  - tiie winter and expect* the bunch to  incre.ise to forty or fifty during the  year. These animals breed once eveiy  two months and coiiiinetice In-ceding  atalwut six months old, so that the  inci-e.ise is naturally very rapid .  .1. E. Cai'iut hers left, town on  day evening for the Okanagiin.  E. Iliiiuphrys is away on a trip to  Vancouver to take in theAlb.ini concert.  Dr. T. A. Wilson, nf Trout Luke  Cily, was in town on Thursday.  Assistant General Manager Duclies-  imy returned on Friday from  Vancouver.  Dr. Burgess  returned   last   evening  from a business visit, to points west  far as Field.  Miss Murker returned from a six  weeks trip in lhe Slocan on Wednes  d.iv evening.  Manager Didisheiin, of the Silver  Cup, has sent* A. Mcltne a bid to Ins  wedding in Paris.  ' M. .1. OT.rien. ol" the Acme Soda  Water Works, returned from a trip to  Vernon yesterday.  .1. XV. Mc.Mill.in.of the ('. P. H. telegraph station at Donald has returned  From the coast with liis family.  Miss Gibbons, srhool teacher at  Coin.'inlix, spent her Kaster holidays  in town a-: the guest of Mrs. Sibbald.  1 V Perks, proprietor 6f the  Hotel Vic tori i left on Thursday  evening on a trip to Armstrong.  Jas. Price, an old time resident, of  Edmonton, came in on Wednesday's  No. 1 and spent a, couple of days in  town.  Chris   Cao  is  expected   to    return  loinoirowlroiii  his   year's  service  garrison i.tEsqu'unalt with A.   Co.  ihe 3rd Battalion of theB. C. R.  \inos Rowe. collector of customs at  Cab'arv. has been superannuated and  \. Allan, of Calgary, a gentleman  with considerable mining interests in  the ]_ardeau and well .known in  Revelstoke. has been appointed m his  place.  The cellar for tlu* now hotel at St',  Leon Hot Springs is being dug and the  pipes for conveying the water Ironi  the springs lo the lake front are on the  ground. The hotel will be a building  measuring '3d by 100 feet.  The department of Linds and  Works have issued a new map of what  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S   '  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM '  will give'instant relief, and iv *  bottle will usually cure two or  three bad colds. .   .  We know all about the ingredients of this remedy; that's  the reason we guarantee its  purity and effectiveness.���������25c .  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  JOHN  TAYLOR BLOCK,  McKenzie Ave  ������.������*������������>j������j������>>.r>-r^^������>-r������-������5������^**������*������������!������>������*  t entitles the Yale district comprisunr  the whole of Cariboo and Yale and  part of West. Kootenay. The map is  the best yet issued and is 11 very  crcilitable'inodiiction. The topography  of the Big Hend and Canoe River  districts is very clearly defined on the  -    ' '  ' .   obtained  ment ollice  3 A. Bangs, a prominent CalRiiry  Lawyer, -.-Hissed through town on  Wednesday en -joute home from  Republic. Wash., where he has been  looking into some targe inmmg  interests owned by H. F. Foster of  Golden, one of his clients. Mr. -Bungs  is of the opinion that the provincial  writers in the press, who crack up the  states as the place in which mining  men are not hampered by taxation 11.-  cnuipiired to this province, are away  off.  The At, Home given by No. 2 Fire  Brigade on Wednesday evening la.-X in  their hall was a very enjoyable ami  successful affair. The large room upstairs was nn'ttilv decorated aiul tlie  floor is excellent, for dancing pui'l-oses.  Attendance wn.- conlincd to the members of the brigade and their lady  Irieiids with the exception ot a tew  special invitations, but. there were  plentv pro-cut to make tbo evening a  inost'agieeablc one. about 2.* couples  figuring on the floor."���������  Tickets are. selling well for the  banquet to bo given on Monday evcti-  in" to Mr. Duchesnay at the Hotel  Revelstoke. which promises to be one  of the most important social functions  vet held in Revelstoke. The menus  .ire being printed by the Hekat.o and  give excellent promise ot good cheer  and incidentally furnished an excellent  ,,pp';u���������tunit^t'ol^,lTeoftic(^t^^shp^^-tlle  kind of printing it can turn out with  its new type, stock and plant. -  Notes of News.  Kaiser and Chiromancer.  ���������The violence of the Kaiser's recent  utterances is attributed to a. strange  source.    A Paris despatch claims that  a famous old French chiromancer or  palm reader, who is credited wilh having foretold the fall of Kl1.-1.1t 011111,  the  assasination   ot   President Carnot, the  sudden  death of President Faure and  the  exact hour  of  Queen' Victoria's  demise,   was   recently   summoned   to-  Berlin and consulted by Kaiser Wil-  helm.    She foretold  the disruption of  the  German   Empire, precipitated by  the discontent of the minor German  sovereigns   at   the   preponderance   of  Prussia.'- which    country   itself,  she  prophesied,   will 011  -the   first pretext  rise    against  the   Kaiser    led. by   a  Republican and .1 Socialist.   The coming   turmoil   will  commence  on   tlw  death  of   the  Emperor   of  Austiii*.  which will result, in   the separation   of  Hungary from the  Austrian  Empire  and a. general war over  the, allotment  of the remaining provinces.    The end,  she  foretold,   will   be the death ot the  Kaisei iu England, twenty three years  hence, exiled by his people.  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  REAL ESTATE-  t*>tiit i UTr-T 1 T     . Cimndii Purninncnt & Western  FINANCIAL-<   - -   INSURANCE !  COAL FOR, SALE,  1       Can-niu Morigfttfe Corimmtlnn.  i Kquilublu SiivliiBS Loan iiinl.lluilding*As*.oeiatioii.  (Imperial'Fire.      Cliinnlian Flre.      Mercantile Fire.  -> tJa11iKiin.11 Flre.      Caledonian l-'ire.  ( Contederauan Life.      Atlas Fire. ���������  ��������� HOUSES FOR SALE AND BENT. '.  Address Revelstoke Station.  .*  fr  fr  'fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  a-  LAST CHANCE mineral claim, sitiifite iu  tin-Lardeau Mining Division of Watt lvootc-  imv District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NOTIOK lliat I.F. C. ciruvn, of XulMin,  acting as ugent lor .1. A: Magee, F. M. C. H  l.-i.oSa; James Twcudie, F. M. U��������� li l.Vil'-', and  E. Ii. llu:cliinaon Free Minor's Ccrtidi-ale No. U.  infiin, intend, sixty daytfrom the dale hereof,  to api'lv to thc .Miiiint,' Keeorder for n ci-ruli-  cate ul' imYii'ovenients, lor the purpose 01  obtaining iiOiown i;rantol the above claim.  And further lake notice that action,  under  section  :!7,   niu-t   be   commenced  beioro the  istiianec of such certifieate of iniprovemeiils.  Dated this Kali uay 01 March, llKH. :  F. C. UI'.KKN,  mar 20-2 mw .  . I'* t** *"���������  yjf&mi&rr9*HKHH*0*l^^  A BRIGHT PROSPECT  ',"We are now ready for the new century.-   "We  ir     are driving Suits for the benefit, of those -who   -  want   up-to-date   CLOTHES   at  fair   prices.  Our ideas are to suit your ideas.     Our purpose  is to please you;     The New Year is our oppor-  ���������Vtunity.     ,Wb  .would lilce  to make it  yours.  . Our Spring stock is up-to-date. ' .  Our Prices for Suits range from $18 to $35.  Oiir Prices for Trousers range from $2 to $10.  LADIES' HIGH CLASS .TAILORING . ������������������  0\ IB- CBBSSMAIT,  Certificate of Improvements  ���������   asrQTic:Ei.  IlIRHuANI) MAUV mineral claim, slluato  In the Lardeau Mining Divitlun of West  Kootenay District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.  TAKE NO'l IOK that I, F. C Green, of Nelson,  aetliiKas nceiit for James Twecdie, F. M. ().,  U 1S..J12, and J. A. Manee, Free Miner's Certificate, No. il, 10,."-..G, Intend, sixty days from  the date hereoi, to apply to the.Milling Keeorder  for a certlHcaic of Improvements, for thu  purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of' the  above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section :',7, must be commenced belore the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated thlslOlh day of March Will  ���������     . F. C. GHEKN,  1\ I..S.*-  Pert Jlo������e Degree meets second and fourth  l-'ridays of each month;   White l'o*.e  llegreo  meets llrstFriday of eaeh month,in Oddfellows'  Hull.   Vlsltinit brethren welcome.  WM. WATSON", HY. EDWARDS.  1'resldont. Secretary.  MACKHNZIU AVENUE  y     '   Large and Well  Sample Kooms.  H.Q. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  Artful Aguinaldo.  Tin* latest development in thaw-cent  rapture of Ai^'iinnldo liv the Amei iciin  vnlnnteei-otlicer. lien. Funston, lstlnit  tin* whole di'.-inialic incident wns a  careful piece of thenU-ienls managed ut  evei-y -*-ta>;e hv lhe captive himself. It*  was a choice fistween deiith or muti'II-  der. Bcith akeinative-. weie equiillv  unpalat.ihle. to a pi-is-nu of Aguinaldo .t  oeriilini* phrase of patriotism. Aei-nrd-  iti"lv he made .iii-inseinents for lis  own'capture hv treachery. The nam e  iiuide, who put Funston np to the  idea and led him to A>iuiiiaIdo-  retreat, 'was. it i- alh-ced. ar. agent or  lhe Phillipine chief, himself. Aftninal-  do rt.i.S kept pe* Tet tlv well aware uf .all  Una was Ki.inn on and tn-idi! his own  arransienieiirs that the plans ofclns  captors should not mise.irvy huL so  -skiiriiltvTisf-ni-dei-i-ivi-both-^the Auieis--  t-iin soldiei-s and his own follower*--. At  least this i*= the nio--t recent vei-,1011 of  the episode going' the rounds oi the  press.  Averted for the Present.  Thehillot taken at the.. Kossland  Miners' Union on Mondayl-iSt rusmted  in a. shortax'iof 12 votes of the three  riiiiirtevs majority necessary to declaie  a strike and the danger, which threatened Kootenay-with this slniinin*<  blow, is averted from the present. The  vote, however, makes dear that mon*  than half of the miner*! are so dm<*iili>-<  fied that, they are prepared to strike  and not.iiiiK can he considered ������:���������  penn.-inentlv settled. The p-nevMiices  hehind the discontent are tlie retii.Mil  of three of the hig mines to allow a  walking deles_;atc on their pri'iinse**,  the dismissal of union men on one  pretext or another, the spy .system  prevailing in some ofthe mines and  the eniplnvment nf American detectives, whose chief is said to make no  .-.ecri't of his hns-iness in Ross-land. The  mni'kers also demand a* raise from  S2.50 to $3.00 per day. Tl is also stated  that the manapeinent-of ceitain com  p.inies operating . in Rossland wo.i.d  lather welcome. 1 strike thnil otherwise and are urging a shut down on  the pretext that 11 strike is inevitable.  Night  Hoiirlv Street Car  Beiweee Hotel and Station  ,.i"lued ' Heated bv Hot Air and F.leetrie.  ..".. ' ��������� Hells and Light in ever} room  Free Ens Meets All Trains-  lieasonable Ilatot    -^-HOTEIj  VIOTOBIAj���������  JOHN V. PERKS. PnriPHiKToit - -  Grill jioi^i in (".nneetion for the Convenience of Guests  Gold Range Lodge K. of P.,  No. -*6,-",Revclstoke, ,B. C.  Meets'everv Wednesday in  .Oddfellows' Hall nt. So'clock  Vi.titinsi-Knights invited.  E. Or. Buhmixhi*:. O. (J.    :    :���������:��������� :   :   :  :    : F. XV. M ACKlMtOT, K. oif R. & S,  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .Hcgiilar meetings nre' held In the  _Qtfdfello-w'.s Hall on the Third Friday of eaeh month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren -cordially invited  ���������   THOS. STKKI), VV.lM.  . W. (J. _.IKNJ*.Y, It.ec.-Sec.  i!@v������Qs$������lk(i,.!!o(������=  Certificate of Improvements  EVA Mineral Claim, "Ituate ill the Lardeau  Miliinit Division 01 West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On l-exint'ton Monnlain.  TAKE NOTICK thai I, IM*. Oree 1 .Nelton,  aetiiiK aa agent for -.dgnr Benjamin Hutchinson, Free Miner's Cenilleate No 11, li...l..,  intend, slxti days irom the date hereof, to  annlv to the Mining Kecor ler for a certlllcate  of iiuprovenieuta, for the purpose of obtuiniii*.  a Crown crant 01 the above claim.  And further take notiee that'action., under  Section ������7,   iiiu*t  he commenced before  Ihe  issuance of suchJcertilicHieof Improvements.  Dated this 10th dav of March 1IHU.  F. C. ORKEN,  P. J,. S.  IllVH YOlt TKKTH ATTEN'TrOX  ,  When   they- lirst   need   It.   before   the;  pi vi* you pain,   thereby  avoiiliu*,*   need  Wake  Up.  A*XD  SE1  Ul*"!  : THI*. TSARGATXS AT  ' JJART.ICK'S IN  Watches, Ciocks, Etc.  1844 Rodders Bros.' Flat Ware.  SPECIALTY  WATCH REPAIRING  7  ;d- '  ,.  more s*atls-  Tai'iory and permanent work, and at less-  I'.isi, than ll left until, the latter stages  of.decuy.  pivt* you pin 11,   thereby  less sufferin*r and asssuring  r. Burgess,  Dentist,  Tin lor lllock.  ...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 the west prices.  -.: v **********  We    still   retain  purchasers will find a  prices.  our   Hardware    Department,   where  large selection in every line at right  BOURNE BROS.  REVELSTOKE  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  Fresh  Groceries  A XD  Flour  AT  A.��������� N. Smith's  R.H. Mayne,  v   SOLE AGENT  S##S������5#SS���������  ,W"^^  Certificate of Improvements  ��������� WICDrn*: rPrac-Honal. and II M (Fractional)  Mineral claims, situate iu the ..ardeau Mining  P.ivision of West Kooienay riisiriel.  Whero located:   On I.exlu*.*ion Mountain.  TAKE NOTICE lhat 1, IV 0. Green, of Nelson,  acting ilsiifenl for Ihe Imperial Development  -ivndicatc, Limited, free Miner's Certificate.  No. 1), S7.21U. intend, slxtvdjijs from the dale  hereof, to" apply to ihe .Minim.' Uecorder for  Certilleates nl Improvements for lhe purpose  of obtaining Crown granlsof theabove claims.  And further take notice that ai-llon. under  Section 87, must be commenced -before the  issuance of .such ceitilicates.of-improvemeiiis.  .  Dated this llith day of March, liMl.  F. C.GREEK,  1*. I,. S.  Certificate of Improvements  * HOTIOB.  IRON* nuLT.AK Mineral Claim, situiate in  Die Lardeau MinliiB Division of West kooienay District.  Where located:   On Lexington Mountain. -  TAKJ. NOTICE that I, K.C. Green, of Nclinn,  a-Hln-i as iieent for .lames Twecdie, free  Miner's Ceitlrieatc N'n. II. lo.jU!, Intend, sixty  davs from the date hereof to apply to the  Mining Uecorder for a certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  l_rant of the above claim.  And fnr,tlior take notice that action, under  Section :!7, must be commenced before the  Issuance of such certlllcate ot improvement!!  Dated this llith day of Mareli. 1001.  F. C. OliEKN,  V. L. S.  EDWAttD A. riAGGEN,/-  AIlNINO  ISncinkkk,'  Member American luslltnti' Minin-- KhRineora  .Member (;au:-.dian Milling. InAtilute.  ���������    KEVIU.STOKK.'H.O.'     ''  ICxamliuUIon of and reports on Mineral  ertie.s a specialty.    .    - -  prop-  u-^mmjM|iaiMi_Mu_uiiiLi-L--iJnujMPM������-nT~niiiiiii   11*���������^���������^^���������^������������������������������������  1 Lots from $100 Up.  A GOOD  NAME...,  Is better than riches   ,.,'.,..  Wc have the name of mafcinf?  ' the onlv Stvllsh Suits In Town .  -for   durability  and   quality  they also excel.  r^rjj TRV   ONE  R.S. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  5Ki  GRAND  MILLINERY  OPENING. ���������  MONDAY,  TUESDAY,  WEDNESDAY  April' ist, 2nd, 3rd, 1901.  Madison   Millinery   Parlors. '<������$  Misses Shepard &. Bell.  McKenzie Avenue      03'id  R. H. MAYNE,  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  i4t^^f^4l.4-S4(*<(4(<f4i*-tt-if*-t-f-4^-i^B  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  AND SMOKE.  Our Special j  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  BEVELSTOKE CIGAR M'FG.  COMPANY,  Revelstoke Station.  4ftt*4(*4*4[m^iiV-00&4HH*rW&.  SPRING HAS ARRIVED!!  -ETSP-RING TONICS-ea  .^rBLOOD  PURIFIERS-?a  , are In order.   '  FLEMING'S  SARSAPARILLA  Is the  Blood hiid Nerve Tonic -  you should use.  SOLD  ���������   BY  FIELD & BEWS,  Druggists and ttatloners,  W>  W>  Hi'  W>  .  "it.  ii  4"  is  tl  si  m  tOBb  xGaaauwaa

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