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Array /")  -ISSTTIEID   T-WIOIE^.^-'W-.E.E.IK: ���������WEDNESDAYS   -A-IET-D   SATURDATS-  Vol    V.   No. 26.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.    WEDNESDAY. APRIL 3, 190L.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  SPRING  CJOODS  NOW  OPENING  fc*S������SX!"@������GX^^  LEice Curtains  * - from ������1 to $9 per pair.  NOTE AND COMMENT.  TAPESTRY CURTAINS,  LATEST PATTERNS*..  TABLE CLOTHS    *  OHlSNILfc. AND TAPESTRY  ���������a*4-*-W-**������*������������*4*������*������*������*^.tf-������**W.������**^  The council U up iiganisl Unit  annual limn* ot contention, the scavenging of the city. Tlie initial iiii-.-_ni-.i_!  wnt, pi'i pt'Lriili'il by tlu* liist LOiini-il  uholi-.li.ng the pit*-,, which ifpi-opeilv  looked lift er, wiiulil li.ive served in  Revelntokt*:'whei e no one uses well  wnlt'i' lor drinking purposes, very well  until; il I'riipi'r newerage system it.  constructed. Tin* sec ond mist,ike was  i (iHiiiultfil'in leaving thu su i iilli'il ilry  e.uah system lo tin: citizens themselves  to t*:������i i*y nut. This dry'eiu-th system,  ao called because there is ni'itlit'i' nny  dry earth tiV -.yati'in nlifint iL, cannot in  llu* liist pl.u-f In* curried o,it, here us it  should 111* (luring tin* U'i >'l'l* moillli,  even if llu-eili'/.-.*ns weie 1 of the tlu'iu  willing nrnl eager lo do in. But us ,*i  niil tt*i* of'l'iiLt 11 large proportion of  people ,ue not. willing, some of them  positively e.iiinnt .ilt'oul, to pny out 11  monthly Mini to Lhu scavenger for  doing his pint' of the lU'rangeine'iil.  The only wny Hint the plan tun, he  eui-i ii'il out, properly in for the eity to  hilt- ,t in.in lo tin il, nud pile tile  expi-nse of his-s.iliiry. whu-ii one need  ii.ii'tlly remark will not he n trilling,  one. on to Lhe tuxp.-iyeiM, The pie-sent,  eouiii'il i*. in un eeonoiiiie.il mood.*' It,  is talking about squeezing uuy street  iiiipiuveiii-*iils"to he done this yeai' om,  of lhe gcn������*i.il re\ enur*. It, ii safe" to  -������y tlmt if ihey hnve Lo undi'i'lnke  thin scavenging busine.*.*-', theie will  not lie mill ll left Io si'iiei*/.!* for anything. The best plmi for thetii, in the  Ht-.ii.vr.u'Sopinioii, istotranMy.-u knowledge that the piesent sy-.tern, .which  has been u fontinunl souice of aijiioy-  aiu-c nnd ttonlile to eveiy hody  concerned siiue it w.is instil uted, is a  failure .ind lo alio"*.*,', .is Kmnloops .-liter  a yeai's struggle along the tuiini* lines  hilt, ulloweil, the leiiiLioiluelion ot the  old pits until such time ns we e.m  uti'oid to put in piopei drainage.  Carpet v  Squares  We me now showing: some very  tine'line-, in ~lh<-������u jj mils, iu  Unions. All Wools anil Titpesli-y  ��������� Speiinl attention is tidied lo  onr Tapestry Carpel Squiiies.  wilh Lhe advantage that they are.  easily cleared. .   '  COME AND SEE US BEFORE"  PURCHASING ELSEWHERE. '  WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY  ^-|ri.^4.-l*4-l-������.l-f|*^"t-i*^-i^^j-H������{**t-l  Boots  and Shoes  We nre now opening the finest  line of Ladies* Goods ever shown  .liy us.  J. and T, Bell & Co. are known  in make thu best tine hoots in  Ciiniipn.  These are Uip goods we are selling, in  FINE .LINES.    Antl an .  ihi-peiliun of" them   will   please  you we Hi-e certain.  <*<*������**ift������W*r*-l*-g*<W*^^  The railway question  is*-,tod-ty I.he  one.-whieh absorbs lhu interest,  Irom  all' other   inatteis   ou   the   American  continent.    In   the  States  a   colossal  combination lias piaclieaily - miUdied  I'Oinpelilioii     at    one   .slioke.     The  Dominion   government is  confionted  with   the nltei native   ofadcpling  Iini  principle of government owneiship or  of seeing the'national  railway system  swallowed up by, the, same   eoinbina-  ��������� liun. -'. The' Oiiliu'io-^overiiiiient^hii!*"  frankly adopted a policy of, eoiTstrtiet-  iug  and  operating" its  own* Hues in  future.    Manitub.i is'divided into two  pai ties over the ���������Roblm'raihVay deal.  Iu this proviiiceYhe government fiiids  its   verv   existence   at stake over the  pioposed road fiom  Kootenay to the  coast.   By theii*rail-vay policy all over  Canada the governments  aie   finding  that   they   must   stand  or fall.    And  most of them   will full.   The. man  on  tho 'street is in possession of.a test-by  which   they  are   all gauged.    Heh'.is  made up his mind thai not only is the  state     ownership     of   transportation  facilities  the  best   policy    in    other  lespeetB,  best  for the people and hest  for'the piogiess of  the country,   but  also that it is the cheapest and   nothing  short  of it will ultimately satisfy  him, .And  government   will  succeed  government  until   he  get's   what  he  wants. .  STATE OWNED RAILWAYS.  Premier Seddon of N-iw -".ja'and Discus  ses Government Ownership From the  People's Po-nt of View.  The following interesting, interview  wilh Piciiuei Se.Iikin, of New Zealanil  appeals in the coi respondence ot  i''i.uik G. Carpenlei Lo Lhe >*-*l. Louis  K<-puh!ir;  'JL'.-ie conversation here turned Lo  ���������some of Liie new movements in New  Zetland, and 1 aiked the Piemiei  .tiioiiL llie government coiilrol of the  railways.    S.ml J :  ������������������ Your Excellency, you have been a  iMilitiail man fiom Lite grouiul up.  You have worked in llie shops. You  i ml ,u, engine, nu.1 had to tin willi all  sorts uf railroad cons.rucLioiis. You  ,ti i: now the chief manager of a government which ha- built n.- own laiiiuads  anil lo wliii_li lhu r.uli-iinds belong. Oo  you think il he.-t lor Lhe government  lit own the ritili.ii.ills ?"  "Yes. I do," said the New Zealand  piemifi'. *'lL is the only way in which  Llie mill o,Liis should he owned and  operated. We believe llie loads ale  Im- Lhe people, anil we ate managing  them iu the mu.-iu.its of tile people, aim  for the development, of the country in  liial, way whicli will be.-L help all the  people. We are not, trying to make a  'pi ollt out ol lliem aiul as our revenues  uiriease we steadily i-eiluce fielght  rales and passenger fates. We are  alieady giviugau exclusion late of .i  penny a mile to parties, and we expect  lo (.ill.down Ihe line- riglil. along. We  give a icitiii.ed late to wru kuigmcn  going io aiul tioni work. We use tbe  Li-aiu- lo In iii.< oiit the school children  to and liom st hool tree ol charge and  we have exclusion 11 mils to take the  st hool chililu-ii now and Llien over the  counLry nnd give them piactical geo-  gi.iphic.il lessons. We send out such  trains which give exclusions - ol 100  mile- for313 cenls per child. This-is  just ahtuil/ihe extra cost of' vuiuiing'  such trmn-. and any school child can  be taken oil on a vncatiou or on an  "uisLiv.i'tive exclusion at'that l.-iLenf  the n-q.if st of the teacher.  &K1.VANTS OF TUK PKOPL15.  *;lt !si my idea," Pieuiier "Suddon  tontii,ued, that lhe railioad- aie tinsel vanl.- of ihe people and they -honld  he run entirely in Lheir interests. We  want lo bring every 1'armee's" produci.  to the niaikel at .tile lowest possible  cost aiul make it so that our people  in all parts of New. Z".ilnnd can compete wilb those of other countries in  the markets ot tin; world.. Il we can  biiild iiiilronds so-Lhat llie man 100  miles Irom the seaboard can send his  piiiiiuee io the ship ab the same cost  as the niaii a\ ho', only lives 10 miles  away we niise the value ot the first  mail's land to that of the. second. ��������� We  get that much mure taxes, out of him  and he becomes u" more prosperous  member of the community. We aie  now.   devoting .lhe   roads -.largely- to.  opening up" new   country. We   are  pushing out into the public lands ,.������nd  -settling them." ,'"v* .^     ������������������'  "How much  railroad  have  you- in  New Zealand ?".       , --,"*.  "We- .have* now more than 2,000  miles, the total cOst'of which has been  a little moie than ������10,000.000, or in  tlie neigliboihood . ot !-.S0,(.00,000.  Nearly all tlie loads, are, milking  money. The cash levenues for 1SS1I)  amounted to uloie than $7,000,000,,  while the expendituoe was less than  $5,000,000. The earnings of some, of  't be lines ranged lroui 5 to 13 per cent.  The matter is very cjosely figuied, and,  on the i oiids belonging to the government, theie is no incentive to give  anything tlse hut the best service at  the lowest possible cost."  FERGUSON'S PROSPECTS.  The  Outloolc  for  the   Season   of  1901  Very Promising.  The prospects for a' season ol  unorecedeiiteil activity und prosnerity  in "tlie Ludeau in the year 1001 nre  excellent. -There seeing to bo no doubt,  at all that the C. P. R. will nave tbe  mils laid to the foot of Tiout lake this  year, which with a steamer on the  lake will place 1 lie otes ut the Eergu-  sou mines wil bin au easy haul ol  modern transportation facilities, while  lhe mail!:, maclliuury nud supplies will  be -got in from tlie'Soiilh with I'm  greater regularity and despatch thiin  is possible under pri-sunl condition.-.  Already there are piospects of a  brewery, wholesale liquor si ore.  another hotel, a bakery aiid a drug  -tore opening * in Fec^tison. P.  lliirii.s will open a branch meat  market in Ferguson next month.  A waterworks syslcvu for the  town is to be started as soon  a.- the snow goes oil'.' . Last month  nearly a.hundred lots Wuiiiged hands  on the Fergii-on townsite. Altogether  it looks a.-if the long expected boom  iu the mining centre of the Laideau  hns ht-giin to hum. Sana ted as "it is  right in,the inicl-t of the mosL important pioperties vet, discovered iu  iheLii'deau, siiiiilmiI' which niealieiidy  shipping in spile oil lie transportation  il'nadvmitnges under which they have  hilherlo labored and many more are  ready lo commence shipping as soon as  altered conditions make it. worth their  wliile, Ferguson cannot very well help  forging ahead.  Revelstoke Hospital Society Incorporated  Last Sat tu day's Gaaelte contains the  declaration of the incorporation of the  Revelstoke * -Hospital Society, tlie  applicants being Fred. Robinson,  William IJ. Pool, Rnht. Howson. Thos.  Kilpattick, John Aliiiihafrison-.Ch.irles  H. Temple and I. T. Brewster, who are  the lirst trustees and , will hold olfue  until thi* first Monday of August. 1901.  which d.ite_i.siippoiiited"a*-i the day of  the.in'nual meeting in each year, when  eleven trustee, live to-'fnnn n quorum  tor the transaction uf business, will be  elected by ballot- by the member.- ot  the societv, comprising all 'persons who  pay monthly lees, or subscribe to  annual tickets or make ,111 annual  subscription to the society of not less  thim five dollais. Any v.icm.eies.  which may occur during."tlie term of  tliei" cm rent year will be filled by-the  trustees. The purpose of tile society  as set-forth hi the declaration is to  establish and maintain a' private hospital for the treatment of disease.  THE M1LUHERY 0PEH1NQ.  A Dainty and Attractive Display of thc  Spring Fashions at the Madison M.lli-  nery Parlors.  The;iadies of Revelstoke this week  have enjoyed iu the shew of millinery  at the Madison Parlors a treat such as  has never been surpassed either in  Revelstoke or in many business centre.-  of much gi eater pretentions. The  display was very rich and varied and  I be artistic designs in hats and toques  weie so beautifully modelled as to call  forth encomiums fiom the- most,  lastidious.  Amidst uhe charming and bevvildei-  ing array thu hat which was perhaps  the one most admired was a large  picture hat made of black insertion  straw, faced with tucked tulle and  trimmed with tulle edged with narrow  Saleucienie.s lace and-.finished under  lhe Ini111 wilh n handsome black tip  and jet ornament.  Another design was a very handsome toque wilh gold and black over a  soft-rolled brim ol white tulle finished  with ribbon crown, the loops being  caught, witli a handsome jet oruain-Mit  and large black pompon flowers at the  side.  A third especially effective hat. wait Leghorn faced wilh black silk velvet  antl sott luce edge trimmed with black  chilfou and tips, finished at the side  wilh n handsome long gold buckle.  Again one particularly admired was  a lame black hat, faced with black  tucked chiffon, tlie upper biim of black  and gold lace, a handsome black flower  crown, with yellow centre triiiiiueil  with black chiffon and osprey caught  with gold and steel buckle. A dainty  finish was a long black chiffon tie  which was very effective. :  ' A white chiffon hat wilh folded  brim and caught with gold bunds,  trimmed with lace run witn black baby  ribbon and pink and white roses, was  also .1 centre of attraction.  Some .of -the. dainty effects in new  flowers are tinsel roses and among'the  new tiiminings gold and black aie  very much in demand.    ,  R. XV. Northey of Rossland went  through to the coast last night.  ' P.* .Moran is suffering from an attack  of blood poisoning, which stinted fiom  a wound in his thumb.  The funeral of Marniadnke Bennison  look place on .Satinday at St.Saviour's  Nelson. The officers and- men of the  s. s. Nelson and Kokanee attended in a  body together wilh other ollicials ot  the C. P. R. The pallbearers were  officers of _the Moyie, Rossland and  Kokanee,  CHINESE VEGETABLES  Warning to   Householders   Who   Buy  "   From Oriental Market Gardeners.  Dr. Pagan. Provincial Health ofiicer, in his leeent report upon typhoid  fever and sanitation matters has the  followinglosay lespecting the methods  adopted by the Chinese market  gai dt;ners:  ���������'One more matter which I fear is  entirely tnisuiidei.slood in this country  is Chinese guldens. I found that in  neiirljr all the families in whicli  typhoid, infection* occnied it was the  custom to get vegetables from Chinamen. Now, it is not generally known,  hula fait, that vegetables can, and often  do, cany infection. Of coiuse, most  vegetables are purified by boiliug, but  many���������such as salad and celery���������are  served raw, This, 110 doubt, is the  cause of iiKiii' trouble than is generally-  supposed, and, therefore. I thought it  my duty to visit some of the guldens,  supplying Victoria. I only vibited  Chinese guldens, and niu satisfied that,  should the pal ions do the same, they  will make a change. In manv of them  pigs me kept. There-is no pietence ol  keeping the place clean. The pens me  simply an .'illumination, the yards jusl  as hul. In two instances, I saw oif.il  lying around, and fiom its condition  must have been theie for some days.  Such .tie some of the surroundings  wheie niaikel, vegetables aie kepi.  This is had, but nothing compared  to the dirty habit all these Chinamen  have of pieserving tlie urine for the  fertilization and whitening of vegetables." Each garden has a barrel  always full of urine; which is allowed  to decompose so that, plenty of ammonia, develops. The vegetables are  then finely sprinkled with - this.  Outside this disgusting practice, the  health aspect is grave, because these  vegetables, unless cooked, will carry  typhoid orother'diseases,-just' us sure  as mill; or water. I would recommend  thai, this matter be actively dealt  with." -   .     "'  ,  The large number of private' resi-.  'dents in the city who are accustomed'  to put chase their vegetables from the  Chinese peddling vendors who call  with such persistently at ehir side  doors, should carefully consider the  above lepoi t.  RUMORED CHANGES!  In  Official  Circles   In  the  C.  P. Railway  THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT  Easter Excursions.  A rate of one' fare and a third for  Eastern holiday tickets will he given  by the C. P. R. to. all local points.*  Tickets to be on sale April -ith and 5th  good to return up to and including  April 8th. .        ...  FOR  Union  Goods  We nre handlingj. D. KING &  CO.'S GOODS in  Ladies',  Misses',  and Chiidrens',  ft. m������P&ijr������������.������&������9>m*-������>*sriH*������>+*9:  Hats!  Hats!!  Hats !!!  A   big lot of   UNION   MADE  GOODS just in.  COME AND SEE THEM.  C.B. HUME  &C0  In another column will be.found the  declaration of .incorporation of the  Revelstoke- Hospital Society taken  from-the-B.-C. (-razette.=_The purpose  of the society is there stated to be "lo  establish and c maintain . a private  hospital,for the treatment of disease."  The expression "private hospital", is  intended of course to convey the idea  that the institution is not under  government or municipal control but  is -.undertaken - hy .private* persons  formed into the society with the above  title. It is obvious that the activity  of* this society .is not "necessarily  limited to the erection nf the proposed  hospital building and the maintenance  of the institution" theiein. They can  go to'work "and open a hospital in  town here tomorrow if they choose  to do so. They can , rent -a  building suitable for the purpose and  commence operations right away.  There is work right to their hands now,  if they choose to do it and as things  now'stand they are the only people,-  wbo can do it. Right now in this  town there is more than one serious-  case being trealen in private houses  and hotels, which should be cared for  iu 11 properly appointed hospital.* Any  day a railway or mining accident may  bring half a dozen or more victims of  some unforeseen catastiophe to be  treated in town, whom tn send all the  way to Kamloops or Golden would be  to pronounce their death warrant. Il  is for tlui trustees to consider these undoubted facts and the very serious  responsibility in which they stand  with regard to them. As far as the  Herald knows, since the last hospital  meeting no further steps have been  taken to get subscriptions for the new  hospital or members into the society.  The Herald hopes to see a  little more energy put into the  work of the society and would  suggest a meeting of members  ������t an early date to discuss the advisability of starting' work at once in a  rente.l building, the appointment of a  committee to solicit fresh subscriptions, the filling of the ranks of the  society witii inembeis and such like  matters.  Box Car off tlie Trade.  A box cur on the south train jumped  the truck near Wigwam this morning.  There was no delay to tne pnssenger  cars And no one hurt. The wreck train  went out nnd bad c very thing to rights  I iu a couple of hours,  Entirely Her Own Idea.,  A rathei'.precocious yonng.missof six  short, happy su miners, who might  object in the years to come were her  name connected with this exploit, is  nevertheless:; entitled to 'anonymous  fame. . .  .A few-dnys ago she engaged in a  little game of rough house with one  of her brothers over a bag-of Fiench  marbles���������the big glass fellows with  rainbow colors inside them. It -is  lecorded that in her efforts to obtain  exclusive iurisdiction.over the marbles  this yonng lady not only kicked and  sci .itched her little brother, but also  spat at him.'   - -  v Paterfamilias, in administering a  lecture apropos ofthe fracas,' passed  lightly over the scratching and biting,  as being perhaps manifestations of sex,  hut the spiting struck him as 't specially heinous offense.   ,  "My dear child," he said, reprovingly, "I can't see where you accquire  such extraordinary habits, unless the  devil himself 'puts them into yonr  head."        .     ���������  ���������'1 think it was the devil who made  ,me bile and kick," said thi.s sedate little  minx, reflectively���������"but the spitting,"  she added���������"that was entirely my own  idea."  Our- stock, comprising Dress and Clothing Iseeds 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 helieve  than you have ever seen'at one time under the same roof, but why say more when  goods are here for your inspection..     ��������� , ��������� - "  Ladies' Shirt "Waists in American Percales,  Striped Patterns $1 00  Ladies' Fine American Percales Shirt Waists  hi Blue and While, .Plain"and Tucked Fronts,  all sizes ' $1 25  Ladies' Waists  Skirt Lengths  Gratefully Appreciated. -  The milk service inaugurated recent  ly by Harry Langrell is a great  impiovement on the tin can, its fluid  contents and the homing -enthusiasion  pasted on the .out -side as directions,  with which the mershants have been  deluding us for the past two or three  winters. If it wasn't for the calendars  sent in hy Pat Burns, .with the fine  portrait of a. cow on it, and the labels  on the condensed cream lins. the  rising'generation would be in a shocking state of ignorance as to the appearance of the annual. Pat miy be  guilty of sentencing us to a pork diet,  but-his .excellent calendar has kept  remembrance alive and its not likely  lhat more than a fourth of the town  will take to the woods when he'runs in  his next bund of -beef cattle.���������Trout  Topic.  Ten Skirl Lengths of Four Yards each, choice  Patterns, comprising Black Wool -Figured.  G001V.   Regular value $.j.    Special $3 IX)  Checks,  Choice Patterns  Special li'ic  i; 0 Yards of Fancy  ���������Regular price '.ITte.  S. O. E. B. S.  The tickets for the annual banquet  nnd entei tainment of the S, O. E. B.S.,  with which for the first time the sister  society of the Daughters and Maids of  England is joined this year, are selling  welland there is every-prospect of a  first class evening's entertainment;  There will he a banquet of good old  fashioned English dishes, a programme  of vocal and instrumental music, in  which a, number of favorite Revelstoke  amateurs have kindly consented to  take part, and it is thought very probable tbat the evening will wind up  with an impromptu hop. The place of  the entertainment has been changed  from the Oddfellow's hall to the opera  house, but the date is the same," April  12th.  White Lawn Waists  Ladies' White -Muslin Waists finished with  Tucks and Embroidery > $1 30  Ladies' White Lawn Shirl Waists, - finished  with Tucks and. Embroidery insertion; also  made with Box Pleat Tucks and Swiss insertion $1 73  Ladies' Sheer Whilo Lawn Waists, four rows  of insertion in front, also some witli Front  and Cull's, finished with fine Tucking and  Insertion ,$2 23  The Very Daintiest  Undermusiins  We have been'steadily increasing our showing of lovely Lacy Lingerie,and have now a  magnificent supply of New White Undermusiins 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  borne of the new Spring ideas.  Ladies' Waists', Fancy-Muslins, -also American  Percales, some tucked all over���������Black, -Pink.  Blue, Mauve, and Black and White SI 30   -*   . Ladies' Kxtra Fine Kid Gloves, 2 Large  Diamond Patent Clasps, Choice Skins, Gusset  Fingers, stvlish and Dressy, in Black, Light  and Dark Tans only.     Pcr'pair -' SI 25  Ladies' New Mocha and Astoria Gloves, Pique  and' Over-Sewn Seams, light weight. Per  pair $1 75  English Umbrellas  SI.50 STERLING SILVER MOUNTING on  Handles of Horn and Rare Wood.  ENGLAND, the land of Rainy Days, produces  Umbrellas to use all the year around, well  made, sensible, serviceable Umbrellas. Several  dozens of them came our way at less than  actual value of handles alone.  We pass on the Umbrellas and thc advantage. They are the favorite size, the size  the lady buys for the gentlemen and uses  herself.  The Height of  Elegance  A Report, Which Will' Probably be  Soon Confirmed, That Superintendent  Duchesnay is to" Receive Promotion  and to bs Succeeded by Mr. Kilpatrick.  There is a rumor prevalent, which  the Herald hits good reason to believe  is based on solid foundation that about  the middle of the piesent month Supt.  Duchesnay will receive promotion ancl  will leave Revelstoke. It is further  rumored that the new superintendent  of this division is to be Mayor . Kil-  patiick. The Herald gives this  announcement as a rumor, which  theie is good grounds for believing to  be true, although there is no official  eonfii m.'ttion obtainable. Revelstoke  will hesotry to lose Mr. Duchesnay.  since that*, geutleiuan has duriug his  stay amoiiK us made friends in every  direction by his unfailing courtesy aiid,  willingness to oblige. On the gentleman, who is named as his -successor  the Herald - need hardly dilate..  Revelsloke has enjoyed the advantage  of his services on ihe city council now  for three year's and at the last election r  pat him in the chief magisti-ate's chair :  by a sweeping majority. We know a',  good man, when we can get one arid  theie is uo doubt that the C. P. R. do-  too. _ t  -; -  THE PERMANENT SOLUTION. *;  Government    Ownership   of  Railways,'"  Coalfields and Smelters,  Now  the  question  that    confronts-  Canada is how to sell these people all  the coal tney want and still  keep tho  smeller business at home.   The coal is  certainly of no value in the ground,  and until it is dug up and shipped the  country  realizes   nothing on- it.  "-In  other words, it is not the coal, but the  labor    that   counts.     If 10,000  men",    -  instead of 900, can be put to  work  in *  the Ciow's Nest so much the better for'.  B.   C.     It   is   immaterial, .to -British  Columbia where the  coal goes  to,   so.  long as it is paid for.    It would be just  as reasonable to ask Nanaimo or Cape  Breton  colleries to refuse to sell to the  United States as   to - ask.1 th'e .'Crow's  Nest  Pass , Company to do the same.  "  The company is now producing 1200 '  tons a day, but there is no -reason" why "  it  should  not pioduca 10,000 or 20,000-���������  tons a day���������or for the matter, .of r that;    -  100,000. Itsj capabilities are unlimited. "...  The labor required for tbis production'  must  directly  benefit Canada.  .The    -  coal fields can not be moved. across the ���������  line.   If the Canadian smelters did not  get their fare share of the coal mined  the    government   always    has    the  ,  privilege    of   curtailing   exportation*-,  until  tbey do.   So   much for tbe coal-.  company. . *  -  , As to whether or not  the  Hill-Mor-"  gan-Rockefeller  syndicate should   get  their charter, this is entirely- another  question.   Cauada  has already  done  far too much for railway companies.:  Had it built the Crow's Nest lino ;as a "'  government work and then given the  free use of it to anyone and everyone  requesting running rights over it, the  government would have been ahead on  the deal.   Thatistosay.it  cost. Canada, more to have the C, P. Rebuild the -  Crow's Nest Railway  than  it  would"-  have   cost to build it as a government'  work."  By hiving a charter to Hill the. '  Dominion   government would, ".to' a"  greater or less extent, repeat the error  of the  C. N. Hy.   Hill would get the "  statutory   bonus  and 'the people  ab ."  large would have lo pay for the  road,"'"  directly or indirectly.     -..*."     ,   ,.      .c  What  the   Dominion   government  should do.-and what the people of B.C.-*-  would like to see them do, is  to  build  this road as a government work.     Ib  should  also  expropriate the' "Crow's ���������"  Nest Railway and  the  Crow's Nest  coal fields and carry the whole business  on as a  government industry.     The  crowning error  of Canadian   history  was in permitting these coal  fields  to  pass into the hands of a  private -company.   A production of 100,000 tons -11.  day���������and  such   a  production   is  nob -  an impossibility���������could, under govern- ,  ment owuership.-have   been   nride  to  pay  the  whole   Dominion    revenue.  Handled over government railways ib  would have left a handsome surplus to  bedivided amongCanadians in all parts'  of tbe   Dominion   in   the   form   of  a  cheaper freight rates.  If  the   government did its  duty   by   the   people   ib  would expropriate these railways and  coal lands and  operate  them   in   the  puhlic interest.   It is a matter of only  a very few"years until the government  will be compelled to extend the I. C. R.  to tbe Pacific  coast,   and   the   public'  ownership of the Crow's Nest Railway  and its branches would greatly  facilitate this national   undertaking."    The  government will also have to   open   a  mint in the near future and there is no  reason why it should  not  operate  a.  refinery in connection, thereby supplying a  home market  for  Kootenay'a  mineral production. ,    -  This is the only logical and permanent solution of the smelter ami  railway questions.���������Paystreak.  THE LATEST MODISH NECKWEAR.  u  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.  MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY.  REID & YOUNG,  Revelstoke  Station.  fc^iE������#jM!������>>.������,������.������.W^  Trotted Him Back Again.    -  One of those gilded ��������� youths who  "don't care to dance, old chappie; too  much of a beastly bore," was recently  taken down in a manner which hugely  delighted the hearers, says London  Tit-Bits. Airing himself in a London  ballroom, he was pressed by his host to  take part inthe worship of Terpsichore,  bub for a longtime resisted. At last,  moved by the statement that his  supposed partner was exceptionally  pretty and an heiress witbal, he relented. "Well, twot her out, dear boy," _  he drawled. He was promptly led up '  to tbe expected fair one, bub unfortunately she had overheard his remark.  The introduction took place and the  maiden, raining her pincenez, surveyed'  him with a critical air for some score  of seconds. Then, with a shrug, and a  perfect imitation of tbe youth's lisping  drawl, she said : "No' thanks, deaq  boy; twot him back again."  Jk* Revelstoke   Herald  ������������9*'������9������9'������9*9������������*������������������**������3?������9-������  Published ln the Interests mt  Ba-reU-tofce. X___rd*M.u, Bis Bend. Trout  lake, nilctU-swaet. Altart Canyon,  -Tordaa    Pass     and     Basle  Fan District*.  A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ta the Interests of Revelstoke and  (to aarroundlnc districts, Tum-  feys and Fridays, making closest  Mnnoctlona with all trains.  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In all  eases the bona fide name ot th������  witter must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  L.   All correspondence must be legibly written on one- side of the paper  ���������nly.  8. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed -with the  proper name of the writer.  S. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared in  another paper must first be offered for  publication to that paper before lt  can appear ln THE HERALD.  All INCONSISTENT POLICY  The  remarks  of  R.  L.  Borden    in  'me budget debate clearly define   the  eolicy  of  the  Conservatives    on the  trade Question., -They have pronounc-  ������___, in favor of an inter-Imperial preference ln trade.    They desire to see  tie products of the various  portions  of   the   empire   protected   within    it3  bounds by a tariff    high    enough to'  ' militate  against" foreign  competition.  This  policy  is" of  a  far  wider significance   than   a   mere     Question   of  Canadian  industry  or  Canadian  revenue.    It affects every colony of    the  empire and    il    carried'   into  effect  would' ��������� confer   benefits   incalculable  opon Canada.    Within thc bounds qf  the  empire  there  are   industries  and  resources, of every kind so that protection based  upon  an  inter-Imperial  preference would virtually mean free  trade within   the    empire     and   adequate protection for home industries.  The Liberals'oppose this policy. They  do   not  object  to   free   trade  within  imperial bounds  but thev desire-that  \ it should be carried further so as to  take in the the nations of the world  and ..argue that    the    government  of  Canada has not the power to fix the  trade  policy   of   either   Britain  itself  or   other   colonies.  This may be true enough but tliere  is no doubt whatever that the   other  colonies   would   he   quite   willing    to  meet Canada  la  s. scheme of mutual  protection.     The     present     time     is  yery opportune for the enunciation of  such   a   policy.      The   federation   of  Australia   does   away   with   thc   diffi-  tulties  of  opening  negotiations  with  a   multiplicity   of     governments     at  the antipodes.   The feeling in Britain  against absolute free trade is rapidly  SJining.     It   is   felt   there  that    tho  industries feel the want of protection  from   foreign   countries.     Free  trade  frna destroyed to a great extent   the  asricoltural industry in England, thus  sapping  the   great     landed   Interests  which  exert  the  most beneficent' in-  ���������Silence ever-felt-by-a-nation--or-peop!e.  Therefore statesmen  of  England  are  slowly but surely gravitating towards  protection,   and   are   believed    to   be  ���������aot  unfavorable to  an   inter-imperial  preferential trade.  tt can be seen at a glance the advantages that would accrue to Canada from protection in its  favor in th'e markets of -the  old land. The cattle of our Western  ranches would oust the steers of  Wyoming and Texas, and the stall-  fed farmers' beef rrom New England,  from their place on thc British mar-  Vets and consequently Increase in  value. Our lumber would take the  ���������place of that now supplied hy the forests of Michigan and Maine and  would command a higher price, while  an embargo upon American wheat  would raise the product of Canada  greatly in value.  It is true that Canada cannot djc-t  tate thc trade policy of Great Britain  or of sister colonies, but a grertt deal  siay dc none in iniluencing lt-ana even  to obtain its eventual ���������"'t'onsiimation.  ���������*A.t*-the time of confederation none of  the Canadian provinces had a right  to dictate to the other and yet the  scheme was. initiated anil carried to a  successful-issue. One of tho planks  of the Liberal platform of ISOS wns  "tin restricted reciprocity" yet the  carrying cut of that policy involved  ���������what* the Liberals' now call "dictation" to n foreign government.  The policy adopted on this p-ii.it by  the Conscrvitives of Canada Is perfectly feasible and in accord with thc  prowirs Imperial spirit. We i.-r the  colonics are as much children t.t tii"  T-__r_nire an those who live in the old  land snd h*->.ve_ns.mtu*.i right io ">2iie-  fits. at the hands of tbe Imp������-Tlnl ,*rov-  i.rnment as they havo. The inau-  iriration of free t~adp in Engian-1  was brotisbt nbn-;t not :i= a gf-nt fi"  T-jacIiir*:. trnperin] pilicy hut ps a  xneisu-f* to rpli������-r������������ <-*.>rt.iiTi .claFR"?- of  rn*-* population. Now tliere Is a crt-atf"-  *".-���������*.-.'-���������. lh-\-n did then oxis-* , whose  int-To^t-- -.vnnid ur.dnuhlr-dlv b- con-  :**!Up'I if proper representations wore  made.  We wish succees to Mr. Borden  and his followers in the statesmanlike  Ftand they have taken on the great  question and which' if properly followed np will undoubtedly end in s,nc-  ���������c-essful consumation.  I  I  I remember an occasion when the  scientific world received a veritable  "message from Mara." which excited tbo liveliest interest and astonishment. I am not now referring to the  admirable play which we have all enjoyed, and whose title is expressed  by t.he words just written.. I am  thinking of the meeting of tho British association, which was held at  Plymouth in the year 1877. This particular meeting, otherwise memorable  from the circumstance that th? marvellous instrument, which we know  as the telephone was then first made  known to somo of us. was by a singular coincidence tho occasion on  which ono of Iho most striking astronomical discoveries of the century was first announced on this side  of tho Atlantic.  It was on August 11, 1877, that Professor Asaph ].Iall. using tho great refracting telescope in tho observatory  of Washington, discovored two  minute satellites revolving abaut' the'  planet of Mars. Having taken another couple of night* to verify and  complete his observations, he dispatched tho tolesram to Europe.which  was read at thc British association.  My reason in now referring to this  matter of somewhat ancient history  is to call attention to tho dato when  discovery was mado. I should not  perhaps say' the date���������-I shoui.l ss.v  rather tho month, of the year. Asaph  Hall's famous observation was made  was in August.and this is a fa.t which  all who deairo to see wonderful sights  in Mars should lay to heart. They  need never expect to obtain very nt-.  tentive hearing from tho astronomical world unless thay a.ro ahlo to say  their- observations of the planet have  been made ln or about the month of  August. No not, please, lot it inferred from this statement that Mars  is in a favorable position in August  every year. This, is. lndoe4. by no  means "the case. For example. Mars  is not at thc present moment in a  reallv good position for observation;  but next August is cannot bo observed at all.- Perhaps a tew words ot  explanation will bo necessary.  The earth and Mars and the sun  come into line.' with the earth between  the' two other'' bodice, ancn every  two years-and two months, or'to be  more" accurate, once everv 780 days.  When thia is tho case Mars in said  to be in opposition and comes on tho  meridian at midnight. The planet is  then in general much nearer to us  than when he occupies in-_t.h*_r position. If tho orbits of tho earth  and of Mars were each exact circles  then the distance' between the earth  and Mars at each opposition would of  course be always the same: and accordingly every two years adn two  months the planet would bo in a.  good position for observing and even-  one of those periods ot good seine;  would he .equally advantageous with  every other. But. the tracks of the  earth and of Mars arc elipsis. *iut  Circles. Mars, in fact, departs! so  considerably from a." circle that the  distance from the earth to the Dlanot  at tho time of opposition Is in, some  cases, twice as great as it is at other  times.' We know, of course, that if  the distance of an object ba ..c-ublcl  the apparent size it present*, is" xc-  duced ono fourth, and conseciuentJy  the features or. S-Iars are seen four  times as well during favonb'o op] o-  sitions as they are at unfavorable.  We thus obtained u iruide as to thc  occasions on which the planet can be  seen  to  the  greatest "possible  advantage.    Thc point in the earth's track  whicli approaches most closely to the  orbit  of  Mars   is    that    which     our  earth occupies on August 2G in  each  year.     On   that   particular   dar-   the  earth passas between the sun and the  point in the heavens in which Mars  must   be  situated  when   he  Is   nearest to the sun.    In like manner,    on  February 22  in each year, the earth  passes   between     thn    sun   and   that  point in the heavens in which  Mars  must be  situated when he is  at the  greatest distance from the sun.    We  can now readily obtain the principles  which   will   guide   us  in  determining  whether  an   opposition   is  or    is not  favorable to the study of the features  of the planet.      If it should  happen  to take place on February 22 "it would  be about as  unfavorable as possible,  for-if-thefopposition-happenedT:it-any  other   time   of   the   year, the     earth  and the  planet would  be  nearer  together.    We  thus  see that we  have  by that  date  alone  u   very   fair  test  as to the,-'*xpellence of any opposition  of Mars'aor the purpose of a minute  scrutiny   of  its  surface.    The  nearer  that date is to August 26, the better  the opportunity, while the nearer that  date is to February ?.-", thc worse tho  opportunity.  For an opposition of Mar*-, to take  place at the .most unfavorable time Is  a snmc-wliP.t rare occurrence     fr. dirt'--  owever. har.nen iii i_>77. .when the  opposition occurred on Septemho. .">  which was onH- 10 days after the best  conceivable d.i!<*. It was' the kuo-iv  ledze of this eircurast'in'"-.* whirl, induced Professor Asaph ir.ill*-to-tako'  advantage  of  this  evcoDtional  opDor-  unlty. and ^o undert.-ilce that, narofu":  search in" 'ths* sa-Celliti"- of Mars  wr_i_.h*'*was orownrvl with such "<���������-  rrfarl'a.ble success. .Those of r.st *-yhn  remember the -iDpearnncR' of Mara"  as -i clorious rucldv^nrh in the autumn  of 1877 will pn=*ily apnrp-Matp. the  significanc" of azt oppositini which  occurred  at thy rishi timo     Vv'--> had  they are to be seen now. when tho  opposition is about as bad as lt could  he. If theso wonderful things , had.  veritable existence, it would not be  in January or February that we  should bo reading of thorn; for, as  already remarked, in such months as  theso we can never oxpect important observations to be mode -of Mars.  No one who has ever looked at the  glory of that planet In an August  or September opposition, and its  comparative feebleness when the opposition occurs ln less favorable  months, will hesitate for a moment  in viewing with very gravo doubts  any statements of alleged signs in the  planet at tho present time. I do  not, indeed, go as far as to say that  it is absolutely imposRlblo for a discovery to be mado about the globe  of Mars at a February opposition,  but the imsrobability of such an  achievement is so exceedingly great  that an unusual amount of testimony  of the very strongest kind would be  required to outweigh the presumption  against  it.  -Por this reason alone, eveu if there  were not many others, astronomers  attach no importance whatever to  to certain statements about Mars  which havo recently obtained considerable circulation. Whether there  aro Inhabitants on that plant we have  not tho slightest idea. Even if there  are inhabitants it would bo extremely doubtful whether they ure conscious of the existence cf tills earth  or feel any desire to communicate  with us. But we mav be certain that  if there arc 'inhabitant.*! on Mars,  and if they have been =o ill advised  as to have chosen thc present time  for making efforts to cause some demonstration which b1ir.11 bo perceptible' on this earth, then their astronomical knowledge must he in a deplorable condition. They have chosen  as the occasion for such efforts the  very worst possible opposition. If  the Martians are Intelligent they  ought to know that a signal to he  perceptible two miles off has to be  four timed rs big a-a a signal perceptible one mile of?, and that consequently they would be making an  utterly foolish waste of their powers  if they attempted any communications at a time po inappropriate as  the present. '  WRONG BODY    .  Fnneral Delayed  Denver, Col., March 20.���������Tlie funer-"  al[had to be postponed because' tho  wrong body was* in the coffin.  The mourners were on hand, the  undertaker' was solmeuly- watchful,  the guests were sympathetic, but,  when the coffin lid was lifted another  face than the one expected confiont-  the beholders.  ��������� ���������  Tho funreal was fo have he^n lipid  at Colorado Springs. The exchange  of dead bodies was made at Denver.  Who made thc mistake is a matter  of dispute between the Denver undertaker and the assistants at the semi-  charitable home in this city.'with the  burden of proof on the home. The  body to be buried was that oi n 10  year old boy.  The lad died here and the body  was turned' over to the undertaker  with instructions to have it in Col-  orada Springs by Sunday morning,  as thc funeral was to take place then.  Tlie undertaker's assistant received  it from the home and -dressed it according to instructions.  Owing to a "delay tht-y came near,  missing the scheduled train nt ���������(  o'clock, but with a little haiits and  some rapid driving tbey succeeded iii  getting the body lo the Union station  in time for the train.  When the train arrived at the  Springs the body was taken oS. It  lay in the freight depot till next  morning, when it was taken to the  residence of the father of the boy.  Tbe coGin was put in place in the  parlor of thc- sorrowful home about  an hour before the time scheduled for  tho last rites.  When the lid was taken from the  coffin it was readily seen thnt a mistake had been made.  A wrong body had been shipped.    '  Telegrams were sent to the undertaker telling ot the great mistake.  The latter replied that tha mistake  had not been noticed till he rpcetved  the telecram. He was: willing to  make amends, but under the circumstances, ittle could be don<->.  The funeral had been posrnoned.  For an' hour soronsful rnournera had  been turned from the door, with thp  information that lhe funeral would  be held nt the samp time nest .day  PRICE OF A SEAT IN  THE  SENATE.  H. Cook Swears he Was Offered a Seat  in the Senate for a  Price.    The  Money Required for Party  Purposes.  The following account of the investigation into tho Cook charges was  sent to tfio Winnipeg Tribune:  Ottawa, March 26.���������-Tho senato investigation into tho alleged otter to  H. H. Cook of a scnatorship for a  consideration of $10,000 was entered  upon this morning, Sir Mackenzie  Bowell presided over tho special committee, and tho little room was far  too small for the number who .sought  admission.  Sam. Blake apearcd as counsel for  opposition    in  bo   r.nothcr     in  anotiK?- 'it\r\y' irood  1S52. and there* will  lrififi.       ' ' *     -  I havn iririnduced this liti'i rl.K-  "ussion for the nurposo r.f C"-)!.iinin_r  thc rPmark that .istronnm<>rs i*.nvnr  expect ".Tiy sfirtlir.-j (iiscr>---pi-lr--������ ro be-  made about rda!'.-*. its satellites or  its markings, unless tbp.se rtiscovprip.s  are mar!-* in' c\t\xc.r .,*������.*.������riic* r.r 5-Jpn-  tember. T Iiodc I hsvfi made it clp.ir  thr.t we do not long .for r.v.-.r'v An*r-  upt oi* SeDtcmiiPi* to show- u--- sorno-  fnin:;. but it is cc; tair.ly rmp that  the. conditions nf observation rnnnot  from the nature.of things. lie exceptionally favorable unless in tht> two  months  mentioned  This consideration finds ils sig-  riific'ince in connection with -he. paragraphs wliich hnve heen zoins- tbe  rn.lP'Js Ot the pa!icr<j within i.he last  few week* c-s to certain :.!|pj-;p<l r;>  Tri--riin!iie phpnomina nr.-������c.ntail bv  ..His planet, ""very assrotioniRr cwbij  .���������..���������vis- ilies.* sla'-pr-ioniz. and in .isked  In Ijf-iievc V.:z.i *:irange iiniiifej'.tar  t.or.s r.re apparpnt. from this npjahhor-  ir.? world will fit. once ?s*y- that, as  siicli tiling; v.-cr" nnt. sean wr.cn the  opposition w.".<. friirlv favorable, it 13  in  the hisliest dp?raa    unlikely that  BERNER'S SCHEME  lK.fuWiii_j-ocj:LfDr_i.tl!e__5.ol������,____  Captain Bernier. whose name has  been much before the public of late,  ln connection with the project of a  Canadian expedition to the North Pole  addresed a large gathering ot n_er*i-  hei'K of the house of commons and  others in room 10 of the house, in  an explanation of his particular proposition. The peculiar feature of hi3  scheme for possessing himself and  Canada, by right of discover}"-, of the  waters which wash the* Pcfe, and  ���������whatever land they may contain, are  now fairly familiar. The captain's  Idea is to enter..thp--*\.rcf.c about July  by way. ot the Strait of'Behrlng. and  without going so far westward ns did  Nansen, to take the lec drift earlier  and more in the open, thus avoiding  thc islands which affect the Ico j..mb.  ln the course of cither three or four  years it is estimated that a vessel  drifting with the ice flow would reach  and emerge from tho Polar banln. According to Captain Bernier. It !������ only  during winter that then, iz an appreciable movement of ice from west  to cast, while in summer ail"rc-m.iin3  comparatively stationary: and It is  during the summer that be calculates  he would pass close f-nousn to th������j  pole to leave the 'ship ^and mini an  expedition over the ice with small  boats.  The lecture, whicli ifu.i illustrated  by limelight views, was !nlor*itin_:,  both to those who symoatnhf with  the project and those who do not. At  iis conclusion .Mr. "Vfonic moved ft,  vote of thanks, and proceeded to  more that thc meeting suggest to  ihe* Dominion government f-hnf. the  noeesasry aid, be granted to Cnptain  Bernier for his expedition. _Vfi*. Monk  spoke quite warmly fn favor nl tho  adventure, find also, from nersonal  and Ion? ncqnaintnncp with the navigator, of Ihe. fitnc*--*. of Cnptain r.pr-  nicr fo undertake the. task. He comes  of fi long line of seafaring., men. and  wim h'mself master of a sea i:oing  shin at the age of 17  .'Ir. Clarke Wallace xectin-syt tlie  "���������"���������'(inn. strongly supuortlna '*;->������������������ idea  or" irovernmont aid. and pointing out  h'.-.v much if would mean if Canada  pchieved what no other nation had as  yet done.  The motion passed miiinimo-irly  T' is of int'.rcsf to nor*, thnt T-iird  ���������"'i-i'o Iris: written Captain Ticrnier.  oi���������.jfvirrr bis approval of the suggested exploration, and his willingness to become patron of thc sair p  of Toronto, as counsel for thc senate.  Mr. Cook was effusively greeted by  his newly-found allies of tho Conservative party, and by somo of those  with whom he had formerly been associated in Liberal ranks. His face  wore a nervous smilo as he towered  over every other figure in   tho room.  Chas. Marsh was present as private  counsel for Mr. Cook.  Mr. Ritchi<2���������Were you a candidate  for appointment to the'senate?  Mr. Cook���������Yes, from 1896 down till  tho failing of Sir Oliver Mowat's resignation. The first interviews I had  were after-Sir David MacPherson's  death, with several members - of the  government. My interview with Sir  Oliver Mowat was not very pointed,  that is Sir Oliver gave me no definite  promise of support. Sir Richard Cartwright I next saw. ��������� He told me  there was one gentleman who had  claims on the party over me, but that  Senator Ferguson was at ttiat time  very ill and'could not-last long,'and'  that in caso of hia -demise - the  other gentleman , anA I could; take-  seats .oh the floor of the senato at the,  same- time. Sir Richard did not tell  me who the gentleman was; but "I  knew it was George A. Cox of Toronto. Sir Richard said this gentleman had more recent claims on party  than I had, and I quite agreed to  this.  Mr. Ritchie���������What was the nature  of the claim?  Mr. Cook���������It related to the elections.  Mr. Ritchie���������Was it in connection  with the stump?  Mr. Cook���������No! Senator Cox never  took   the stump.  ' Mr. Ritchie���������How was it then?  Mr. Cook���������He assisted in money.  Reference was then turned to the  matter of private correspondence  between Cook- and_M. C. Cameron,'  now dead, copies of which Mr. Ritchie  produced.  Mr. Blake objected to production  of alleged copies until it was .ascertained whether or not the originals  were to be had. This objection, however was overruled and the letters  were read.  Correspondence began August 24,  1S5G. and related to efforts Cook was  putting forth to secure 'the appointment. Cameron had seen several  ministers on behalf of Cook and referred to the claims of the various  candidates for appointment.  Mr. Comeron showed him a letter  in Toronto from Sir Richard Cartwright which Cook read.  Mr. Ritchie ��������� Do you, remember  what the letter said?  Mr. Cook���������It said that .Cook must  surely do" something in this connection, that is, in connection with the  senatorship. I asked Cameron what  something meant. He said it meant  510,000. I was indignant at the proposal and said I would not pay one  cemr"as~T~deservedi the "appintment'iif  return for my services'to the party.  I met Mr. Cameron in the course cf  the week following, and was accompanied by my solicitor.S. C. Biggs.'  Mr. Cameron then repeated his offer,  which I declined to accept. My efforts to seure this appointment then  ceased until after the next vacancy  occurred.  Mr. Ritchie���������Did you get possession  of the letter from Sir Richard Cartwright?  Mr. Cook���������N'oi- Cameron said Sir  Richard .had told him iiot to part  with  it.  Sir Mackenzie Bowell���������Were you  suro   or   Sir   Richard's   handwriting?  Mr. Cook���������Yes;    I would swear to it.  'Mr.   Ritchie���������Did   you' renew   your  correspondence with  Cameron?  Mr. Cook���������Yes; and I received a"  letter in reply stating that IJ. Jhad  refused to play the cards and therefore lost the game. I understand this  referred to my declining to put up  310.000. Mr. Cameron said in his  letter that he intended leaving the  government to select tho men " for  office as they chose.- Tn December,  1897, and May, 1898, I again saw Sir  Richard Cartwright with regard to  a senate vacancy. I told Sir Richard that Ar. C. Cameron had demanded $10,000 from me on a former occasion for a call to the senate. Sir  Richard replied: "Well, Cameron  wanted to get some money for Ttdrty  pin poses, and took thjs means of  obtaining  it."  Mr. Ritchie���������Who was It had mentioned  that amount?  Mr. Cook���������r think Sir Richard aairt  Cameron suggested that amount.  Sir Mackenzie Bowell���������Sir Richard  bad not objected to the offer being  mndc?  Mr. Conk���������No: he knew Cameron  wns going to make it? '  Correspondence wa3 then produced  between Cook and Cartwright which  comprised requests from the former  right aloiis;, after the offer from  Mr. Cameron, which showed that Cook  was far from being discouraged as  far back as 189G. It was not till July  30, 1899. that Mr. Cook announced in  a letter to Sir Wilfrid that he was  no longer, a candidate for appointment to tho senate.  Mr. I-titcliie���������Did . anyone ever  suggest n proposition to you besides  Mr. Cameron?  Mr. Cook���������No one. I-have, joked  wlth-JMr. Sutherland,. Dr. "Landerkin  and others, with regard to'the'$10,000  Dr.' Landerkin���������I guess tho $10,000  was a joko all around.  Mr. Marsh here jogged the witness'  memory in regard to a conversation  he had with W. T. R. Preston just  beforo the Kerr appointment.  Mr. Cook���������Yes; Mr. Preston came  to my office saying ho had instructions from Ottawa to tako .$10,000  for a senatorship from me. I forget  whether Ue said Sir Richard Cartwright or the government had told  him to seo me, but I told him I would  not pay the money.  Mr. Preston then said that If I did  not pay the money I could not have  tho appointment. The government  was very anxious, Mr. Preston said,  to give Cook the appointment, but  could not do it without the payment  of $10,000; thay wanted the money  for party purposes.  Mr. Blake���������How was it you did  not remember this conversation with  Mr. Preston when Mr. Ritchie asked  you in the flrst place?  Mr. Cook���������I did not think of it at  the time.  Mr. Blake���������Your memory must bo  very defective nnd may bo equally at  1 fault in other connections.  Objection was made to a cross-  examination which would necessitate  disclosing tho names of Mr. Cook's  chief witnesses hut this was not upheld. It was announced that the two  chief witnesses to support Mr. Cook's  main charges nro Frank McDonnell  and Mr. Hancock.  Just before the committee adjourned, Mr. Blake put a further question with regard to Cook's conversation with Cartwright, touching the  Cameron request for $10,000. Mr.  Cook said he asked Cartwright whether- that gentleman had authorized  Camsron to make the offer. Mr. Cook  said that in reply Cartwright told him  tho money was wanted by Cameron  for party purposes and ho (Cartwright assented to it.r ,.  In further cross-examination Mr.  Cook qualified the word assent - as  applied to Sir Richard and'said the  minister had not used the word'assent.  o   London, March 25.���������PririceEs Beatrice may become Queen Consort of  Holland by virtue of her marriage to  tho Grand Duko Weimar to whom ehe  is eng&ged if Queen Wilhelmlna' does  not give birth to a child. Nothing  But a revolution could preTent the  Princess Beatrice from eventually  occupying the place of tho present  sovereign.   o ���������  A FLOOD OF FIRE  New York, March 27.���������A river of  flaming oil swept down upon tho  littlo village of Glengarden N. J.,  while its. inhabitants were asleep this  morning a'nd reduced ' 11 buildings,  stores _and residences, to ashes. The  conflagration was extraordinary in  its.character and its origin. ...,,,-.-"   ,,  The village is" in "a valley":alqhg  the' line of the Jersey Central ' railroad. An immense freight train was  coming east at 6:30 a.m.. It, was com-',  posed - of a string of coal cars and.  18 'tank"' cars. High- above the village the track of the railroad ran  along the side of a mountain. They  descend as they approach the village,  but 'even at the station are considerably above the main street, which  runs up to tho depot at a steep incline.   ���������  A few ��������� miles west of the village  while coming down the incline around  the mountain, the train parted. Tho  engineer on the forward end .'pulled  open the throttle of the engine and  tried to race away from the section,  which" was increasing its speed every  second. He managed to keep clear of  the racing cars until he got opposite  the depot at Glengarden, when the  second section smashed into the first.,  ' The first section, composed of, coal  cars,' was going at a high rate ot  speed .and none of its cars were jolted  off tho track. The forward cars, one  of the oil tanks of the railway section, was hurled sideways across the  track and the tank cars behind were  piled up the top of it in every way.  , The first crash caused" the oil in one  of the tanks to explode and ignite  and the terrific heat caused .the other  cars to explode" one after the other.  The .incline running from the depot  to Main street acted''as a sluice for  the burning oil and it poured into the  chief thoroughfare of tho village, setting fire to everything it touched.  Houses, fences, trees, shrubbery* and  barns .were reduced to ashes in an  incredibly   short  time..  Villagers awakened by the explosion rushed from the' oncoming  flood of blazing oil, carrying children  in their arms. Some risked their  lives to free, howes, cows and dogs  in outbuildings, but other unfortunate  animals could not be reached in' time  and were burned. JWithln flve minutes  after the first explosion tho flowing  river of oil had "reached, the Masonic  temple in the heart ofthe village and  10 minutes later that structure was  enveloped in flames.  -���������TEen--huildihg-after*-building*4g--  niled after the oil reached them,  and within half an hour- the area  of 400 feet square . was a mass of  flame. From the wrecked oil cars  the - oil also flowed down the incline  of the railway ..track, making a long  line of. fire that destroyed the ties  and twisted on bent rails.  Loss-$85,000 to $90,000.  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THE MANITOBA RAILWAY CONTRACTS
RULES OF THE HOUSE SUSPENDED TO ALLOW PRE-
SENTATION OF THE BILL.���A CURRENT RUMOUR���
A FALSE REPORT.���THE DOGS OF WAR.���8E-
SEVERE FIGHTING REPORTED FROM SOUTH
AFRICA.���THE BOERS BADLY BEATEN.���
A LABORIOUS TASK.
Ottawa, March 26.���Mr. Mclsaac.
AntiRonish, presented a petition today
to eons] der indentures of assignment
of tha lease entered Into by tha
Northrn Pacific and Manitoba Hallway company, the Winnipeg transfer
railway company, the Portage &
North "Western railway company and
tho Waskeda & North Eastern railway and the Canadian Northern rail*
wavo comoany. Notwithstanding tho
expiration of tha time for presenting
the petitions for private bills he
also presented another petition. The
other petition was to confirm the indenture of lease. Theeo petitions
were received on motion ot Mi-. Mclsaac, seconded by Mr. Fraser. Guya-
boro. The rules of. tho house were
suspended to extend the time to permit  notwithstanding  orders  commit-
New York March 27.���According to
a Washington special to the Tribune,
the United States has just declined
to enter a protest against the seizure
of Manchuria by Rusela, although approached by the other powers with
that end in view and wanted by them
to do sc. The powers snowed-that
the negotiations now proceeding In
St.'.Petersburg would insure tho dismemberment of tha Chinese empire
and probably lead to war in the
Orient. The decision of this government to abstain from intervention is
In accordance with its* traditional
policy in complications beyond the
seas and was communicated very recently to Wu Tung Fang by Secretary
Hay.
London, March . S7.���The Gaictte
of yesterday announces the oppoint-
ments of the Right Honorable Sir
Wilfrid Laurier, premier of Canada,
and Sir William Whiteway, tormer
premier of Newfoundland, to ho privy
Oil   noiwimmauuiui;   u���-"*"   "."",'_>n*inpillnr<*
too receiving the petitions and deal- , councillors.
earae,  so. that  a  hill'    New York, March 27.���After being
_ - battered by fierce   seas   and   tossed
ing   with   the
be Introduced. j,
There was, a long interview this
afternoon between .Mr. Shauehneasy,
Mr. Drink, Mr. Mann, Mr. Blake" nnd
Mr.     Lash,    Messrs    Mackenzie     &
about by terrific gales the French lino
steamer La GB-scolgne arrived today
from Havre, two days overdue.
      Winnipeg, March'27.���In tho legis-
Mann's solieitor'e and a rumor is cur-, ]atnre Hon. Robert Rogers introduced
rent that the C.P.R. withdraw op- a till to transfer tho guarantee of
position to tho Wll. However that jgooo a mile given in 1898 by the
cannot be verified. .local government on 110 miles of tbe
London. 'March -26.���The Mansion Canadian ��� Northern from Sifton -to
house was .crowded this afternoon, the-Saskatchewan river in the Terri-
the 'occasion heing a public meeting tories, to aid the-construction of new
iiiider, the', presidency   of   the    lord lines :in the province. '" '- - ���
mayor, "to' consider the best means] oner hundred-miles of .new road will
for launching ;tne movement-to erect. i)0'built .'from Brandon northwesterly
a memorial la-memory oS_ Queen. Vic- during'the coming summer in.   time
toria. ' ���*'--- -*   -        1+r.   mnxrn   fhla -dm-uiii'ii   nvnn.      - *    -
' A ��� communication was read from
King Edward contributing ��1000 to
tho fund and expressing tbe hope that
to move this-season's crop.
War in the Far East' Impending. '. -
New York,"March 27.���A- despatch
from Cons tan tiople says: "Advices
from Odessa, on the Black sea, a port
of Russia's, xsay that extraordinary
prepartions for war aro being made.
Naval dock yards are pushing work
"sufficient money would be forthcom
!ng  to   erect a  lasting    and worthy
memorial to the great aueen. my he-
Other donations announced  include I the Biack sea fleet, while thousands
that''of  tho ' corporation    of  London, ��� 0I.  S0i<-.ier8    are     being    despatched
��5,250,   - and    from    various ��� other .jn haate to varl0US points of-strategic
' sources  ��6000.  . 7 ���-,     ' 'importance.      The'  garrisons    ia all
London, Marcn ;7.���The Pretoria;tne cities are being doubled, and
and Bloemfontein correspondent's of -doaiiclliatory visits are made continu-
tho -Times send long despatches ad--ally which -results in many iirrests.
mittins. thai Lord Kitchener's policy i There is a real war fever abroad
and operations have failed to* achieve and the general impression seems to
thVresults hoped for and pointing out' bo that there will be a conflict in
that thc British public must be pre- the far east with Japan and possibly
pared to'return to tne original policy a European power,
of occupying towns and studding tht j London, March 27.���The Router
���country with Military ��� posts, as thc j[Telegraph comoany-has received thn
"only-means'of effecting complete pa--following,despatch from Pekln. dated
""cine results*. .This process, the cor-[March 26:. The report that China
respondents 'say," will occupy time ��� rejects the Manchuria convention is
and" necessitate a constant supply ot not'true. She objects -to many points
fresh - trooos. - The strain on' both wliich are under discussion. China
officers and men has been and' will strenuously objects to the prohibition
be immense, and arrangements must of the importation of arms and am-
be mado to aend absolutely fresh munition into Manchuria and to the
troops to the front in order to enable provision forbidding China to con-
'     the others to be sent home. struct her own  railways without re-
...  ...   t,To������v o; f-o-ipral French   ceiving Russian  consent.      She    also
VJht^JSF  ���VpSlte?ort   ^ol-'takes  exception  to relinquishing her
226,000  head  of horses,
THE CHINESE WISH BRITAIN TO AID
IN CURBING RUSSIAN DESIGNS
IN MANCHURIA.
Premonitions of a Gigantic Struuele.���
Praying for War.
London. March 2C.���The Chinese
minister. Sir Chieh Chen Lofenm Luh,
called at the foreign office yesterday
afternoon and urged the British government to bring pressure to bear in
order to prevent Russia from securing
tho necessary signatures to the Manchuria agreement. The government
was still in tho dark last nieht as to
whether the agreement would be
signed or allowed to lapse when the
ume expires which is today (March
62). The officials of the Japanese
legation are inclined to believe that
rtussia- will succeed in getting the
necessary signatures.
The situation is still moro complicated owing to the fact ascertained by
a representative of tho Associated
Press that there are 2 secret treaties,
ono of which is to bi sinned at St.
Peteresburg dealing with Russia's control of the military situation In Manchuria, and anotner to he s'.&ned at
Pekin dealing with her cull powers.
The Chinese appeals for sunport have
failed to produce any direct ri'-nonse
from Great Britain or .-.pparently
from any other power to St pptoi��-
Tmrg for Russia pprsisto.iu adheres
to her contention that thc secret agreements concerns no one but herself and China. On this ground
Great Britain's request for copies ot
the agreement was abruptly declined.
It is explained at the foreign office
hore that it would be dangerous and
useless breach of procedure to endeavor to enter upon expostulations
with Russia which would only be
based upon information supplied by
the Chinese. in other words the
copies of such treaties and alleged
modifications of them recently given
to the powers are worthless documents and will remain nucn until
Russia herself chooses 'to communicate the terms of the actual treaty
and modifications.
To" the 'fear of domestic revolution
is added.the,dread of war with China
for Japan's .'.warshipsv tire _ ruBhing to'
Corea, and "other, nations' stand 'readv
to "take'part'.in'a gigantic struggle
in the- far east, , where Russia hns
everything at stake. The Nihilists
aro praylftgyfor war. ���" ���   _
Captures
CLOSE ON THE TRACK OF THE BOERS
A Renewal of Active Operations.���Months Must Elapse
Before Boer Resistance is Crushed.���Peace Negotiations   Closed.���A  Gigantic  Struggle Impending   in   the   East.���Praying   for   War.���A
Reign of Terror.���Territorial Affairs in
the Dominion   House.
London,     March     22.���The     Daily i where shall be brought back to their
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A "PLOT   AGAINST .THE ' CZAR
non,   1000  rifles.. 180    wagons Wlnlupegf   March  25._A  most  en
- -ibyable and highly successful banquet
sueey.    . .-.esnatch ' *���*"�����>"��� held last Friday evening by the
London,   March 26^-The jespatch b m local governmollt and
from  Vryheid  is  regarded as_ giving +>io._ anr%rinr.��m t��� t7w. ,0<na,ntt1Pft hv
from  vryneia  '^���    ^'   ? their supporters in the,legislature by
tho   total   of   General   *�����"   ca��t the members of the Maple Leaf Con-
^^;tt^S^ttoSStarertono'Bervative  club.      The    banquet  took
indicates therefore the capture ot one taHeB fc
additional  gun  and additional  Boers jj^^ ^ ^      ^ provlncla, cab.
and war, material. , met was represented by Premier Rob-
- New York. March -M---T-?���^ lin. Hon. J. A. Davidson. Hon. D. H.
tei-ian board of foreign missions  to   McFad(Jen and   Hon..a H. Campbell.
mi'o7XToafda\he%onowingmm!n-i    A despatch in the Free Press from
utes  were  passed  regarding theim- "Washington .says:    Secretary of Agri-
ortaUon of op^in into China* culture Wilson  esUmated today that
portation ot omnia ui ,   .        of over ?6,000,000'worth of young stock
"The board, of *��^V^United throughout  the. country,  wer*.   saved
-the-Presonenan ^^f^^^*durlii^l900^-tlie-proiiipt-use-of-iM-
States of America is^deeply ��"���a*�� diclne for blackleg sent out by   the
that the negotiations to be carded on t       Information    has -just
between the allied   powers
London, March 25.-���The Mail's
St. Petersburg correspondent wires:
"The police have discovered a plot
against the life of the czar. It appears a group of students drew lots
and the fatal choice fell on the son
of an important general. The student
told his father and the latver informed the czar, imploring him to leave
St. Petersburg. .
- On Saturday 500 workmen ��� irom
Olouchower works paraded on Nesksi
Prospekt. -" On the way thither they
demolished the --state brandy booths.
F.ight hundred Cossacks, with drawn
swords, met the- workmen and a sanguinary encounter ensued. The
number killed and wounded was lrppt
The St. Petersburg correspondent of
the" Express says:    " - *
"In the last en'couter at Narva gate,
100 workmen were reported killed or
wounded by Cossacks."
A  PROTECTIONIST  IN  PRINCIPLE
-Ottawa, March 22.���The debate on
the budget was resumed today by Mr.
Oliver of AibeTta: ,IIe said he was
going to discuss the question from the
point of view of tho country, west of
Lake Superior. Jand in doing.so he
trusted that ho would not be regarded' as lacking ln patriotism, or
guilty of sectionalism.   ���-
In*the district to which he referred
a low. tariff necessarily suited it.
Tlift .it was not the only part of
Canada which required a low tariff.
He said that he was a protectionist in
principle, considering ,it the duty of
a government to protect the interests
of the country.'but- intimating that
protection as it was under the Cos-
servatives was for the protection of
one',class and: the'sacrifice of all   the
^He^was satisfied with the. preferential trade arrangement until a better
one could b'o" secured. '
. He was opposed to the Conserva-
tives-propositionl_pf__ aMsh tariff*
against the high- tariffs of foreign
countries,   because  he   helieved
Chronicle, .professing to be able to
give an outline of the negotiations
betwen Lord Kitchener and General
Botha, says:
"Tho chief ��� obstacle to a settlement
was Lord Kitchener's refusal to grant
complete amnesty to the leaders of
the rebels in Cape Colony. He offered solf government on tbe lines, of
Jamaica immediately upon the cessation of hostilities, with a legislature
partially electod by the burghers.
"The government agreed to provide
��1,000.000 to compensate the Boern
tor their property destroyed and
articles commandered by the Boers
on commando, provided the signature
of the officers who commandered thc
goods was forthcoming. He also
offered to grant loans on easy terms
for rebuilding and restocking farmsteads. Moreover . he agreed that
children should be Instructed in English or Dutch at the discretion of the
parents.
"The government undertook to
make no claim on .church property,
on hospitals or upon private investments. No burgher of either state
was to be allowed to possess a rifle
except by special license.  .
"General Botha was generally in
favor of these condtlons, but he dissented strohgly from a proposal to
give the full privilege of citizenship to
properly domiciled and registered,
blacks. He was also * greatly concerned about, the position the "Jewish
capitalists * would occupy ' in the
country" and 'fold that ' Jews and
Christians would'enjoy equal' rights,
no distinction being- - made in the
matter of'concessions:    " ,.'_-.
-The" parliamentary papers, on the
subject are still delayed, but will
probably appear today (Friday)
country. Military law shall at once
be replaced by a civil administration, but it is tho desire of his majesty's government as soon us circumstances will permit, to establish
a representative government on cessation ot hostilities, a high court Independent of the executive .shall be
established to administer laws. Land,
church, property trusts, and orphan
funds shall be respected. English and
Dutch languages shall be taught in
pnblic schools and in law courts. Legal
debts ot the state to the amount of
��1.000.000 shall be paid, even if contracted during hostilities to .-the extent that creditor proves he has
siven value. The - government does
not intend to extend the franchise to
Kaffirs in thc Transvaal and Orange
River Colony before representative
government is granted. The conditions regarding assistance to burgher
farmers, fire arms, etc., are the
same as those in Kitchener's replies
to Botha.
Milner adds, that he agrees to the
above except as to desires for modi-
cation regarding British subjects in
Cape Colony and Natal in ihe Boer
army, who. if they returned to those
colonies, would not be able to be
dealt with under the laws of those
colonies passed to meet circumstances;   He adds:     -    . ( "
"While" I am willing to concede
much -in -order to strengthen' Botha
in influencing the people "'to' submit
to an amnesty ,for-rebels/is; in- his'
opinion, a'point*which' his majesty's
government cannot afford' to concede.
I think 'it would have a deplorable
effect upon Cape Colony' and Natal
to obtain peace by such a concession."
DIRE0TOB8:  Wm. Molson Macpdebsoit, President; S. H. Ewmo, Tlcefrccldeat'
W. It. R-.ita.-v, -Ukubi, rmiwr, J. P. Cumborn, H. Mahkulhd Mono*,
Lt. Col. F. C. Ukuobaw.
J-uas Elliot, General Manager.
A general banking business transacted,
rates.
Interest allowed at current ���
J. D. MOLSON.
MJlNAOEE, R-.VZt-tTO.U-, B.C.
yWUMUiililMMfiMltl^lWAMiiUtMU^y^lMmiMiMiM^^BBg
_   ��� .       i    Chamberlain,   in    a     reply    dated
London.   March   22.���Parliamentary , Maroh c> says Kitcuener is to modify
papers giving details of tae negotia-| the tgrms on a number of points.   ,
reported to the war
office under date of Pretoria. March
21, that he had written to Botha the
tions between Botha and Kitchener; Kit.h.n.r
commanding the British forces in1 -n-"ca*-ner
South Africa, wera issued.this morn
ing:
j terms" the  government was  prepared
��� They began with a,, telegram from, to accopt.    These   were the same as
Milner to Chamberlain.   The despatch ��� a_rea(3y gjTen except in the following
is dated  Pretoria. February 22.    and'
states that Mrs. Botha had returned
from 'meeting her husband,-bringing
a letter In reply to Milner's * verbal
message offering to meet Botha as a
means of ending the war. on the express understanding that he -would
not discuss the question'of independence o�� tho Transvaal and Orange
River colony. Mrs. Botha assured
Milner that the letter had been written, with that point, clearly understood. Botha referred, the matter to
his generals and *-4t' was stated that a
meeting would ;probably lake place at
Middleburg,      '. .   *���
Chamberlain replied that he. was
glad to hear of Botha'n. desire to
treat and hoped it was genuine.
"He will find us," said the colonial
secretary, "anxious to meet him on
all points affecting his individual position." '
On February 27 Milner cabled that
Kitchener .informed him, that Botha
had written thai, he would be in
Pretoria at 10  o'clock a.m.  on
particulars
Tho government cannot undertake
any liabilities regarding the debts
of the late republics but is prepared
as an act.of grace to set- aside, a
million pounds to .repay inhabitants
for. good3 requisitioned by the republican government. If tho claims,
after adjustment, exceed ��1.000,000
they are liable to reduction pro rata.
Tho Kaffir franchise when siven shall
bo so limited as-to secure a just predominance of the white race. The
legal position of the colored inhabitants will be similar to -the position
now held .'by them'in Cape Colony.
,The..letter concludes: I must inform' "your honor that if the terms
now offered are not aceptable delay
for consideration must be regarded as
now offered 'are not accepted after
delay for'consideration, they must be
regarded  as  cancelled."
On March 16 Kitchener received the
last acknowledgement ��� of the receipt
of the letter:    "I   had*   advised my
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DBSIGNS IN  CHINA-:
��;tit�� to have..the Influence of the Babingtons force drove-in the rear
United" States^directed to bring the'guard or ue La* Keys commanao,
no��-sihle chanee abbut in the policy capturing three big guns, six maxims
of the various. -nations, including and 140 prisoners.. Our losses were
"Rngland, thuis preventing the iirnor-t slight. "
tatlon of'onium into.Chinr-. ,|    Right Hon. Jos.-Chamberlain stated
A resolution precisely similar in, that- peace negotiations with the
purport was massed toflay at the meet- | Boers were closed and would not be
ing of the board of managers of the' reoponed.-
Methodlst Episcopal society-    ,     ,      |    _  ���
/   Winnipeg, March 27.���George Spal- !
ding, a' clerk In the    branch of the j
Merchants' Bant-of Canada at Glad-, , 	
stone, Manitoba   has ab��.0adad_     He ��� ,^^   24.-Russian   do-
is said to bo $5,000 short ia -is cash agalnst, China   seem   to   have
The police are on his track. _>ut,M * ch��clted for the moment, but
has not-yet been arrested- ., d<mbt ^ ^^ wiU ulti.
London, March 27���-V .'les^'" "> Imately be consummated. Botha's re-
the Exchange Telegram ^P^-CcUon of tho peace terma Is a dis-
frpm ^aris states on the biehest a^- * ior ^^^^,5 ms opin-
thority-that a mine h-oa bppn discov- ^  in  South  Africa
ored beneath the palace ofjBnW t sudden ehd.Japan might
Nicholas  at Tzarskefeselo.     .,     m Ies ^^ expected to made a decis-
south of 3i. Pe-srsburg. -'��r-*"l_.^t7h!ive move which would have speedily
portant. personals voe -V-aatch ��^�� Hngsla to ��� either abandon
further a-vr*. are imph.-ate-I i.i tlle ^/prim,lpaj ambition or. draw the
plot awiinst his malfisfr sword      But   British-'support   which,
nda's tariff should be regulated* solely
in accordance with Canada s own
needs and he believed he was obliged
to vote against the opposition amendment. -���"""'
.     PROM  SISTER TO SISTER
UlG I government,"  wrote Botha,  "of your
28th. . I excellency's letter, but after a mutual
A despatch from Kitchener to tho exchange of views in our interview at
war office dated E*etoria, February 28, '-Middleburg on February 23 it will
reports a long interview with Botha.! certainly not* surprise your excellency
who showed very good feeling and t0 ..now that I do not feel disposed
seemed anxious for peace. He asked t0 recommend the terms of said letter information which he said he tel. but they shall have the earnest
would .submit to his government, consideration of, my government. I
genorala and people. _ If they agreed may ai\a. that my government and
he would visit Orange River Colony my cj-,iej officers here entirely agree
and get those-there.to agree that all -^-i^ my views.' - ������ ' . -
should liand .in "their arms and it; r>... ,.V/I.'.. "March 24.���A fight be-
would finish the war. He-said they ��� t^ePn the British and Scheeper's rom-
could go on for some tiine.and he was maaCi0 in janesville district proved
not sure he would be able to  bring ^^  disastr0us   ��� for. 'the .burghers,-
THE PIONEER LIVERY
eed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trent Lake
Siddle and  Pack
Horspfi Always
for Hire.        "   1
Fteighting and
Teaming a
Specialty. -���
Daily Stage leaves' Thomson's Landing every morning at      o clock
for Trout Lake' Citv-    For particulars write .
i- CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson's Lajtoing
Vancouver, March - 25
ing   oE   the  Australian
-At a meet-
federal parliament it was announced that a cable
was being sent to Premier Laurier
asking him - to send . to Australia a
thousand troops to take part in the
confederation ceremonies. This despatch-was sent at the instruction of
the state of Victoria as the colonies
are now called, but the announcement
is made that if other states think the
number not enought a greater number will be asked for.
A REIGN" OP TERROR
AN  ASHCROFT. MURDER
ceived in high quarters in London indicates that the Czar '.s ln a verv ner-
'vous state owing to thi* condition of j 	
the political horizon.     ?t*is ~itd that,    Vancouver." March.   2EA-A
ho fears  the result of the policy of   has    bgCn ��� committed-  at
St. Petersburg, March ,25.���Terror
reigns today in the absence of the
czar. Thousands of workmen and
friends of thoso killed on Saturday
by the Cossacks parade the streets,
the police ride them-down, and disperse them only to see them assemble
everywhere.
Students, daring death and exile,
openly cry for justice and secretly
plan to assassinate the "general's son
who betrayed the plot against the
czar. >" "      r��.
THE  MOOSE  JAW ELECTION
about peace without Jndepedence. ipn'rty-five dead Boers were found on
". "I declined"to discuss-sucl-ra point; - ^ VpW��-�������&-"5n~additional""90-were"
said Kitchener, "and said a modified wounded The Boers were constantly
form of independence, would bo flpr a-.hot flre from guns and
dangerous and would lead to war in    .flp-      , .-
the   future..'*'    Replying  to   Botha   I.    Djumel.,s Vill'take part in a
and elerted assembly to advise him.'ningham in   the Western   Transvaal
followed by'a period f representative There has been continual skirmishing.
SSS     The   Boers   would    be It is evident De la Rey is hard press-
governmem.     -iuo   do. ^ for foodstuffs, as he la constantly
licensed.to  have  rite    to  protect f      lnK m wlth supplies    for
themeslves against    names.      uuicn -nPitish
Z^Ks 'KaTrfUlu^o" navel Hartebee^tefonteln. Transvaal. Mar.
ge-fran^hlse ^atC^S 2fc-tt issaid hard fighting occurred
tive government had been granted. >on Friday between the British and the
Church property, public trusts and Boers. Particulars are lacking,
orphans' funds could not-be touched. Bloemfontein. March' 22.���Heavy
No-war tax would be Imposed, on the fighting is reported going on at
farmers. . Assistance would be given, Thaba N'Chu. between Fauries' com-
to repair the burned farms and to!mnn,i0 and a strong force of British,
enable farmers to start afresh and| M1_[tai.y operations in the south-
colonists who had joined the repub-, eaBtern part Gf the Orange River
lies be disfranchised. {colony are progressing.   Major Julian
Botha   generally,   seemed .satisfiedjByng  brousht  In  300  refugees  from
with these conditions. | Wepener and Sniiihfleld districts. Col. I
-Vmonir the auestlons to which |Bcthuen sent in 17 prisoners from'
Kitchener apparently did not reply! Thaba N'Chu. Three hundred pris-
were when the war prisoners would oners are now camped htre.
return, and regarding the taking over] Capetown. March 22.���Boer raiders
of the'debts of the republics, Includ- in the. eastern part of Cape Colony,
ing those legally contracted since the, with the exception of almost daily
beginning of the war. Botha is re-' skirmishes, are keeping out of reach
ported to be making a strong point1 of the British. Colonel Scovel cn-
of 'this.    He "referred to notes which gaged     Commandants     Fouries    and
-ably-fumished- with-fche=choicest-^.
the market, affords.    Best  Wines
Liquors and Ciears.    Large, light
bedrooms.'       Rates    $1     a 'day.
Monthly rate.
J. RiQert stoae. Piopf. -
PACIFIC
AID SOU LINE.
FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPERS   ON
ALL TRA NS.
ROBERT SAMSON
Wood Dealer
and Draymaq,
Draying and delivery work ���
ty.     Teams always ready on _
nntlM.      OontTsets fnr Intthlnc
murder
  Ashcroft,
Ms'ministers""ia tho .*-?*- esst, while ^.^ci, "*|o"oi_s very much like the work
ths student troubles and threats o�� th(_ nmrderous Highbinder society,
against his life, of ivnicn there are Jec Hung a man "who had made con-
more than have been publishs'1. have 1 yillei.,able m0ney by gold mining, was
completely unnerved his majesty. His struck ^-j^ a slone and while un-
medical advis<>rs have stromas" roun- COIlsrious. ^^ robbed, his throat cut
selled a yachting cru:-~. hut the Czar am-. hJg Jjod thrown lnt0 tho river,
has rcrusdd to follow their advice. .,, chinamen have been arrested
Those behind the acree 'n Russia take Ashcroft amI one *n Vancouver to
a very grave view ��' �����- *"���.' *&��� aMWer to the charge oi murder. Tho
tatlon ��r.n think �� >�� "���" ^\""l���� body has not been recoverad and as
of more   serious _ trouble.     Th." R��s   tho iaurae,* was committed about four
53oelation.
?aa^S,^ttonRn��'-i��Uta^ry1'^' weel�� .ago i<  is not probable that it
^^\^S&i^^nla^ &&��&�� S-S5 W ^sSSi'tS
of the city has ordered Us premises to        * '
b   closed? picion rests heavily upon them.
Moose, Jaw, March 23.���The most'
exciting contest in the history of this
constituency took place on Friday,
when the seat vacated by Hon. J. H.
Ross was contested by A. Hitchcock
and G. M. Annable. As returns from
different polls came in and placed
first one and then tlie other ahead,
tiie excitement became intense.
The latest returns on Friday night
gave Annable a small majority with
two polls to bear from and his supporters 'celebrated by large bonfires.
On Saturday afternoon the returns
from the last poll were received,
which made a tie. Hitchcock's supporters then had an innings.
had been issued, amounting, to less
than a million pounds.
Kitchener arranged to communicate Botha's views to his government.
All that he .said was. qualified by
"being* subject to confirmation' from
the government."
On March S. Mllner cabled that
Lord'Kitchener suggested the following reply: I beg to inform you
that on the cessation of hostilities
and complete surrender of arms, ammunition, cannon  and munitions    in
Malan at Blaawkrantz* on March 20.
TbVeo British were killed and four
wounded. Four 'Boers .were killed
and a number wounded.
'* London. March 26.���The war office
has- received the following despatch
from Lord Kitchener:
i "Pretoria, March 25.���Babington's
force. Including Ckeeton's column, attacked De la Ray, 1500 strong, south
west of Vcntersdorp," and having defeated him followed him up rapidly
with the  result that the    Boer rear
hands of the burghers ln the field at,guard was driven in and their convoy,
government depots or elsewhere, his includine the mules, captured b at
majesty's  government'is prepared  at Vaalbank.
once to grant an amnesty in tlie ��� "Our troops displayed great gal Ian-
Transvaal and Orange River Colony j try and dash. They captured two
for all bona fide acts of war during, 15-pounders. one pompom, six Max-
hostilities, as "well as to move tbe tms.* 320 rounds of big ammunition,
(governments of Cape Colony and Na-,"���5.000 rounds of small ammunition,
tal to similar action, qualified by dis-.i60 rifles. 53 wagons and 24 carts,
Iranchisement of any British subjects besides taking 140 prisoners. Our
implicated In the war. Military pris- losses were Blight. Many Boers were
morro"w7��oib sides data aTletory.      oners in St. Helena. Ceylon and Use-jillled Dr wounded."
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lilm-k mi S'lliudiiy la-l.
���A cliiilcc Iini' nf Pi'i-fniiK"; 11111"'
'i*.,i|,.t \v*.t."*�� fur liasii'i*, nt Field &
B.-ivs Drug Stove.
.S. Sutherland nf tin* fli'in nf McKi -
non & Snllii'ilar.d nf l'Vi-gnsnn taint.* 1 p
from tin* south last ni-jlit.
Mi*, and Mrs. FiVil."!Icily ami faini'y
h*ft, on Mnnday fur V.-ini-tmvt-i-, wlnit*
l.hi'V will reside in future.
Tlie reguliti* Easier vestry nt' St.
Peter's parish will be held in lhe churili
un Easter Monday evening.
P. McCarty h:us left for Ferguson tc
take adviinliigu of the building linnm
now in full blast in the pay roll cenlie..
F. It. Fauquit'i-, ciillectorof votes for
the   Revelstoke   riding,',, will   linld    a
"court "f revision of tbe voter's lists on
May Oth.
\V. Cowan was the winner of the
pompom shell brought, hnmi* from
.South Afiica by Geo. Eyre of the
-Str.ithcona's Horse.
R. Collie and wife n it! veil from
Revelstoke on Monday. Mr. l.olli*.. is
an engineer on the C. P. It. and will
hereafter reside in Trail.���Trail Creek
"Sews-. - -
There will be a special Good Fiiday
service in the Methodist church at. 7..J0
p.. in. The choir will lie-present and
t.he pastor will preach a suitable sermon.
P. Bowen returned from Robson on
Sunday and left uciiin this morning.
He will return at the end ofthe month
to take up his peiniauentresidence
here.
This being Holy Week tliere will he
service twice a day in St. Peter's
church. At 11 a. in. Litiuiv and Ante-
Conimunion service and Evensong al
.*> p. 111. On Good Friday the services
will be as on Sunday.
R. Gunn, who with the L-ule brothers ".was one of the lessees of tie
f.iinous Triune mine last vear, was in
town last week and Iris returned to
the Lat-deii.11. He considers the Triune
one of the easiest worked piopositioi s
in Kootenay.
The Engle says that Ed. Hillnian lu'is
se.-ured the Lardeau mail contract.
The contract provides for a tii weekly
mail leaving Revelstoke Mondays,
"Wednesd-iys and Fridays and returning the following morning so aslo
.nuke connection with the steamboat
and train for Revelstoke.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Jackson left on
-Monday for Victoria, having selected
that place as their future residence fni*
the benefit of Mrs. Jackson's health.
The Herald unites with their many
Revelntoke friends iu wishing Mr. and
Mrs. Jackson every happiness and
Miccess in their new home.
R. Copeland has put the finishing
touches on the new drop-scene lor the
fipei-a house. It is a piece of work,
which for artistic merit it would be
���bard-to- find���a���supei'inr-in-the���west.-
The scene represented is a view ol" Mt
Begbie taken from ahove the flats- at
the month of the IllecilleiViiet,
W. Uolloway, a Nettie L. miner, left
for RuveUUike on Tuesday list.- He
��� '.cpects to tear down a big i*ti>re building owui'd hy W. B. Pool in the lower
town Hiid.fr-mi there raft it In Tlioiu-
!-on\- L-mding. It will be rebuilt, .nn
Victoria avenue, between SS. .Shannon'--.
asi-iy office and the pietseut school
building.���E.igk*.
Me-SM-s. V\*. Whyte and R. Marpo'e
went soulli tor .1 liip over the Knot
i*n:iy liraiichesof the t'. P. R. system
on Monday. Mr. Marpole was expecting to ivceivejm an.-wer from Montreal
with referenie to lhe Men 11 boat imposition on Monday or Tuesday, Supi.
IJiichesnay will leave t.niiionow
morning Ui go over the Ciow's Nest
line with-the party.
The latest reports, ofthe condition of
little Einil Terrenoir are excellent -ind
lie will lie discharged from lhe K.1111-
lnop-j hospital ;is cured in a few days.
Mrs. Teirenoir is an old country
Freiiclnvomaii and her case is iu the
bands of ��� lhe French Consul at
Vancouver and the Ci.r.sul General at
S.in Francisco. The whole family
will he sent on to Cecil. P,i. which was
their original destination.
��� .Mrs. Mel'-ii'lcr lelt t-llia niotniug on 1
/isil to B.inll'.
T. Holland is .spending a few days ii
own this week,
The I'm re 011 I lie Standard i*-. t" *'
u-iva-vd t hi.-- mniilh,
Mi.-s Millard left thin mni ninir f 1
'alg.irv on a vihil, lo Mrs. Sam tt.iin-
lei-h.
P. I". Elliot I, general agent I'or tie
lYnul I.,il<i* l.'iiy UhviimU', wi'iit soinh
this morning,
Geo. Eyre nml G. li.>wers have gnne
1|) in 1!) Mile to reopen lheir stoppnij.
���lace nn lhu Big Bond trail lliere.
II. G. Parson, proprietor of lht
. luiles.-ile linuorsloie, who ha-, been ii
own t'or.i I'uw days went, lo Golden
his morning.
There i.s 11 ruiiior ol'a big deal mi l< r
1. A: I., group 011 the souill fork if
','irues, owned by 13. McBeun ami .1. 1 .
���Cully.
.I.M S-oil. secretin y of lhe Prime
lining ifc Development Co.. repot Is
he sale of 1S,(M) shares of the coinp.iiy
i-.l wee!;.
Tin* ln��t Gir/.ette con I ai ns 1 he eei'"' -
cate oT incorporation of the lievelstoke
. li*.i.AUi PiUiliohing Co. Lid., also a
10I ice I hai. lhe Double Eigle Mining
i Di'velopim.'iit Co. are to change lheir
1e.u1 olliri: from Kaslo to Furguson.
Manager Brewster of this fames
:.i'i*i*k ('on*-i>lid*ite eypecls to make 11
-.tart on the Rosebciry souie Liuie
luring Lilt.: present, 111011l.il. Extensive
.pei.it ions are in contemplation on
his valuable property during the
coming season.
"IV. Scliniock crushed liis foot verv,
n.tilly on Tuesday of la.-t. week, whilst
helping tn dismantle   the  old   mill   at
front, Lake Gily. His loot was drawn
iu under Lhe bull wheel of which he
wis manipulating llie leverandlei-ii-
��� il v mangled.
The census enumerators for llisvo.-
slokeili-it.ricl were unable locomuieiice
operations ai cording to schedule on
April 1st. owing lo the fact 1 hai.
llii'OUgh some unaccountable error
this district������ was overlooked in lhe
distribution ofthe necessary forms.
Business Locals.
���Silk and Muslin Caps and Bonnets
at Reid iV. Young's,
���Chiffon L:ice, also Mu.-lin and
Embroidery Hals al Reid Si, Young's.
���Easier Dress Needs for Women in
great variety .'it Reid Si Young's.
���"New arrival nf men's Ties for
Easter at Reid & Young's.
���The finest line, of Boy's BI mse Suits
ever opened up in lown, al Taylor <S:
George's.
���Gloves for Easter.~Ask for the
famous Pernns Glovi.'s at T.iylor Si.
George's.
���Eastei Dyes for eggs, all cilnrs and
verv cheap, at the Canada. Drug it
Bonk Co.
���Some beautiful Easter Cards, very
latest designs for 1001, nt Canada Drug
ifcBOok Co.
���Mercerised Sateen Skirts in -all
minis and at all prices now selling nt.
Taylor & George's,
���Bring your little ones with you and
we'll lit, mem out in a way UiaL will be
.sure lo please you.   Reid & Young.
���There are timely suggestions to In-
picked up in our diiferent departments
I'or those who wish to see and buy on
Thin sday.   Reid & Young.
���Just opened at Taylor & George' a
big line of beautiful Satin Lined nil
Wool, Serge and Worsted Men's Suits
and marked them away down.
u - Ouf'Clothes show the elegance, the
time and care it requires to produce
beautiful models in Clothes or Sculpture. You 11 look well diessed in our
irarinents, L'i-l'SSIikui Lhe Art Tailor
MecKenzie Ave.
H.G. PARSON
WHOLESALE
Wine and
Liquor
Merchant
ii'lili
REVELSTOKE, B.*C,
TAYLOR   &c   O-3i303aC3-ES 6
THE  LEADING   STORE I
LATE JAMES"Crfl.L iv. CO.'. fi
ies:
the
Spoonful
-     OF DR. MACKENZIE'S    .-
ENGLISH      ;
COUGH
BALSAM
will give instant relief,  and a
ll illli* ivill.us.lally .inn: iwu.ui-
t.iree bail co'.ls.      ;
Wi-   know   all about   the   in
iff-dii'iiIs of lhis ifini'ilv: I lim.V
the   reason   we   guarantee   its*
purily anil eJl'ecLiveuoss.���25c V ���$
"is
RED CROSS DRUG3TORE     ���*
  :��� iv
Geo.F. Curtis, 1
1
Wu have just opened up a large choice stcck of
DllY GOODS, which ih the bust smd only new
stock in the City. ���   .
The latest Styles and newest   patterns   that cnn
be purchiisi'd.    Call and t.oe u<.    lt i  a pltimuvu
��� to ..how such excellent goods  anil     1 will' bo   a
pleasure for you to buy ilium.
TAYLOR & GEORG-E
THE Wir.E-.V.VAKr. lil-tflNESSM.'.N   :   _.!ACKKN7.I.*. AYE.
XXjtBSttOUUttBSrSi. "wrj^��-r��-��.-1swwi.*irTratwff^r.^.-.-j*fmr
THE COMMERCIAL
CENTRE OF THE
���\2^C*4sr*4<4C^^*��"*6^*��^-4'*i-r-��i4V*>lM
J^C3-���E_-1s^1, nr'oxa
.5
ISOTAWY
1'UUI.IC,
fr
fr
fr
fr
fr
-    PT-.AT   PCT4TC      I'"- ���'��� '*��� Tfnv\"*!i'i:.
KliAL  JCbi Ain���) mai;.\ tow.ssitk.   ���
py-vr A IVrPT A T     cCnnnilii IVrmnni'iil .': Wc-ieiii
rll\iil\LlAL~-]       I'lOiiuIti MiM-lijii*,'.' CnriH.i'.iliitn.
i-,.n��.,vjii��i-.. < Kqiiiiabli* .*]H\*inns 1....111 luiilliiiil.lliis Axincltiijnn.
TMCTTli A IMPr:   I    Ct"",f'rl111 l"''"*      r-u-inllnii Pi!'"        SliTi'iuilllc I'lre.
ln_>lJ'\/* nl_l_!   '    h.'nnii.lliin l-'iiv.      UiilKiliiiiliiii Kire.
COAL FOR SALE,
HOUSES EOU SALE AND KENT.
^.di_^f!_Reyelstoke Station.
.r.J���'-^A.��'*''S�����������J^^���.^��-S��������^��**
""iT-ip
��5
'I'AYl.Oll IS!.0i;K.
McKenzie Aie
��iJ**i��i��-**Rft��^J^ftS**;ft��___^P>��..j**l>s����
SASTER EGGS
EASTER EGGS
EOCS FI'.KHII KilOJI Till: XEST.
GILT EDGED BUTTER    .
FOR EASTER.*
Cakes and Jellies
lnaik- to order for ..aster.
"E.COT   CBOSS   "BTTOSrS
^"OTS, C3-OOI3 "F>E,XX3A.-H"
A. N. SMITH,
...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 v/ill always be
found at our counters at the west price...
**********
j '1 ��� -
We still retain our Hardware Department, where
purchasers will find a large selection in every line at right
prices.
BOURNE BROS.
E. W. I!. rACilCT, I'rop.
lm-,-Rii(ji., etc., to
Prompt ilellvprvnf jiiii-rul
nn   i-urtiif llie Cily.
Any Kin fi of Transferring
Undertaken
All orders left nt R. M. Rinrtlic's Tolwi-eo
-toi-o, in-by Telei.lioiie No. 7-Jja; will receive
,noii:|.l attciuiiiii.
Jas.
I Woodrow
BUTCHER
H.'t.'iil Di��ului*'in-7.
��� -Beef, Pork.
' Mutton, Ei.e.;    ,
P'ish and Game in Season-.... '
AM orders I'lr'onipllv'iirifil.
a^^.i^I^'.REyEMOKE.B.S.
LAEDSAU.
MINING
Business,Lots from,$150 Up
*"  ** "** '^'    '        '���'���^���������������������i   ���     ���i-i.i**iMi...ii w^wnw<*iiiiiniMwwiliii*_nii
Residence Lots $f 5 aiid- $100
SOLE
���AGENT-
���.IEVELSTOK.E
" '      B. C.
rff_-*-_��m,--i-..ii*-..'.i-, m-,1��� ni,.m.*M^L,,*.,uuMaanrmg^mrcr-���m.r.,m~nmrc~.Ka,w.^
Certificate of. TniprovemeLlsl
1TOTIOE.
Lost  .
llotwoon llie Tnl.llc Rfhool and Mi'Ken-iie'
Ive.a t.'i.ld iVnifli dliolii Tue Hnder will
|.I(.KH|. 1-iMltril III thlt ofliix*. *
A Dainty Timepiece  ���:';
Tlie lony, delii'ivie eluiin 1*. llie eorreel nilJmirlTnr a ,
Dainty linicl'ic-i'iMiiiil is itsetil  in su ninny oilier
ways yon cnn'l afford to be wit hum one,    *,     .
\Vpoffer vperfal Liuuitins In tlie.se fnsliimiable ehnins'
either with or wilhont the walaii. '
GUY EARBER, Watchmaker and-Jeweller
--   *~   . -MnckiMialc Avuniie. -
T.AfT OHAS'CK mineral claim, situate in
(In*. I hrdenn .Mining Hivision oi West Kuote-
iiay Idnlriei.
Wliere located:   On Lexington Mountain.
TAK K NOTICE tlmt I.1-". O. lireen, of Nelson,
itfiini; as a^eni. inr'J. A. Maj.ee, K. M. C. lt
l.'i,;-:;.,; Janii*.-, Tweedle, K.M.'i::, B1J,51'., and,
10. ft. lliili-hinson l-'rco Miiier'*.t:eriilli-aie No. 15,
l.-i,.-,i:!, intend, sixty dayslrom the date hereof,
io apply l>> llu* -MiiiiilK-l'.ec-nrder for u cerilli-
i-ate ul improvement!*, for lhe iiiirpose of
obitiitiiii>. a-t_'rown Krantof the ub..\e elaiiii.
��� Aiidinrllier lake nmli-etlnil. action, tnuier
sei-tiHil :'.., mn?t Ik* eoiinneiieed belove lhe
is*,nanee of sneh reriifieate of iiiiiiroveiiieiilH.
, Dated this Uili day of Mareli, 1H01.
'/" "'' 1J."C. G_t_....N,
mar'20-2 m w .      ' 1'. L. S.
���  Wanted.
A flood Sceond IInml Ba'fc.. Applv Herald
ollli'i*. . ' .Mar iu���3t
Lar^e and.Well j,ij;lited
Siunple -iooms."	
��� Heated by'Hot Air and Klcrlrlc
Free Hns Meets All Trains BMS '^ L,8lU !n "!"*. ^ 1
'   -        ; Kea-.ona.ble Iliites'.'....'. .'  "        - '..".'
* "--HOTEL' YICTOBIA^
JOHN V. PERKS, PiiopiiiETOii
Xight  Grill ito-iru ia I'vnncction for the Convenience nffinc*!ls ���     - '
Hourly, Street Car . ,*--,  ��� ���     ���      . __,      __
lletweer.HDtel and Station . IK@V��OS'fe��IIC��,   -10 ^0
STARTING
RIGHTS .
At tlie beginning or llie yrni* unit
for the beginning of the ci'iitiiry
���I'fiacinbci* it's, better to begin
right.
A step in the  right,  direction  is
Good Clothes���th.it fit niiil   wi-nr.   ,
Onr   tiiiloring' is    the   sort.   thnt.
inthiees  com fori" nnd   durability..
Not     expensive,     even     though
superior.
Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.
'   lo Kent.
A Piano in good condition,
oiliee.
Apply Hjjiald
JlarlO���Mt.
���    To Rent. ,
Two   n'nfiirnislied .r.-.oms.    Ground     floor.
Unoil Ini'iitton*   Aiiply in the Hkrald ofllee.   .
Certificate of Improvements
3TOTIOE:
.IllpHLANI) MARY mineral elnlm, situate
in llie Lardeau, Mining uivis.on of WeM
Kootenay .-ilstrict.        ' '    '    "
Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.
TAKE, NOTICE that I, F. 0 Green, of Nelson,
aetiit-, as ui'.eiil for Jaines Twoedfu, F. M. x',.,
IS la.ii'.t, anu J. A.Magee, Free Miner'*, Uertili-
eaie, No. 11, ir,,ri3(j, intend, sixty days from
the date hereo,, io apply tu ihe Mining Keeorder
lor a t-ertitleate ol improvements, fur tlie
purpose of obLainin-; a Oiowu gram of llie
above claim.        . >-
And further take notlo*' that action, under
Section :.7, mu*,i be commenced before lhe
issuance of sneh ecrlitieate of lui]irovciiient.s.
Dated thisllith dayol Maruh 1U01
" V. C. GREEN,-
r.L.s.,
Certificate of Improvements
niTOTIOE.
MACKHNZlli      AVENUK.
*4C'f-4*#*Mtt4i4l4S4ftt-4f*'*4-tX'*-****
% PATRONIZE
HOME INDUSTRY
AND SMOKK__dHT
Our Special
and Union
Cigars
UNION LABOR
REVELSTOKE CIGAR M'F'O.
COMPANY,
Kevelstoke Stailon.
VJtiitrl*
iMjj.
K. H. MAYNE,*
Notary Public and Insurance Agent.
EVA Mineral Claim, situate In the Lardeau
Mining Division ol Wesl Kootenay District.
Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.
TAKE NOTICE that I, F.C. Green, of Nelson,
acting as agent for Edgar Benjamin Hutchinson,' Free Miner's Cei'liflcatu No. II, lf'.M.',,
intend, -.ixty days irom the date hereof, to
apply to llie.Mining Recorder for a certificate
of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
a Crown grant of llie'above claim.
And further tako notice that action, under
Section 37,- mu-t be commenced before the
issuance o/bUcli]cci'tifl<:aicol Improvements.
Dated tills lOtli day of Ji arch 1001. : *
F. C. GREEN,
V. J.. S. ���
Certificate of Improvements
1TOTIOE.'.
���WEDGE (Fractional) and H M (Fractional)
Mineral Claims, situate in the ..arrteau Mining
Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located:   On Lexington Mountain.   '
TAKE NOTICE that I, F. C. Green, of Nelson,
acting (us agent for llie Imperial Development
Syndicate,* Limited, I'ree .Miner's Cenilleate,
No. II, 37,210, Intend, sixty days from the'date
hereof, to applv to the Mining Recorder lor
Cerllllctite.soi Improvements, for the purpose
of. obtaining Crown grautsof the above claims.
Antl further take notice that action, under
Section  37, must be commenced  before   the
issuance of such certificates of improvements.
Dated this ICth day of March, 1001.
F. C. GREEN,
I*. L.'S.
**************************
i. ��
T We Repair  T
J WATCHES J
f CLOCKS,' J
and all kinds ol Jewellery     ^
If the   work   Is  not satisfactory wo 5
r rtfiind your money. fr
WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK *
and stand by our guarantee.' ������*
T ._L
T We also carry a good line of Watches ***
���r and Jewellery, which we dispose ol at*
T nioderale prices.                                         T
I E.M. ALLUM, J
The Leading  .
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
*************************���+
A GOOD
NAME...
Is better than riches
We have the name ol making
the only Stf lish Suits in Town
���for durability and quality
they alio excel.
n__TRY ONE
R.3. WILSON
-  Next the McCarty Block.
Red Rose Popreo meets second and fourth"
Fridays of each month; White Rose Dcure*
meets first Friday of each month,in Oddfellow*'
Hall.   Vlsitinir brethren welcome." ���
WM. WATSON, i
.   President.
IIY. EDWARDS,
- . -Secretary.
Gold Range Lodge K. of-P.,
VNo.'26,"Revelstoke, B.C.
SKMcets every .Wednpsdiiy in
f-   OddfeIlo\VK"Hiillat8(iV](it:k
-.yiuitiiijr Knights invited.
E. G. Bukridob, O. O.    :    :' ���:   :   ���   ���
: ' : l'\ W. Mackinhot. IC. op It. & .s."
LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.
��***-"''���'����� "-ec"'-.^ aro held ln tbe
Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Frl-
'\'}v,��,f *"ni,h month, at 8 p.m. sharp.
\ isitlng brethren cordially invited
THOS. STEED, W.M.. ' .
,     . W.u.JEUKI-.EY.Rcc.-'Seo.
A. H. HOLvDICH
ANALYTICAL CHEMIST .. .
.. AND ASSAYER. - ,_ ."
Royal School of Mines, London, Seven yean
at Morfa Works, Swansea. 17 yeors Chief
Chemist to Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Eue.
Late Chemist nnd Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd
Claims examined and reported upon.
Revelstoke, B.C.
H.:EDWARDS
-       . TAXIDERMIST.  .
DEER HEADS, BIRDS, Bto.'MOUNTKI),
..  Furs Cleaned and I'epaired.
LOVERING'S OI.D STAND" - .    Second Btreet
GIVE YOIt TEETH ATTENTION
When  they, first need  it,  before  thoy
~! ""      '"'    "      """" " ed-
tls-
-.jcost, than if left until iheTaitier staMS
of decay.*
give you pain, thereby avoiding need
less suffering and asssurliig more satisfactory nnd permanent work, und at lets
Dr. Burgess,
Dentist,
Tavlor Block.
EDWARD A. HAGGEN,
Mining Engineer,
Member American Instltuto Mining Engineers
Member Canadian Mining Institute.
REVELSTOKE. B.C.-   .
Examination of and reports on Mineral properties a specialty.
NOTICE.
Court of Assize, Nisi Prliis, Oyer and Terminer
and General Gaol Delivery will be bolden
in tbe Court House at* eleven o'clock in
thc forenoon, at the places and on thc dates
following, namely:��� -
City of Nanaimo, on the 23rd day of April,
1901.
-City of New Westminster, on the 23rd day of
April, 1901.   .
City of Nelson, on the Tth day of Mav, 1901.
City of Revelstoke, on the 7th day of May.'
.    1901. .
City of Vernon, on thc l.'ith day of May. 1001.
Ci ly of Kamloops, on the ,23rd day of May,
City of Vancouver, on the 21st day of May,
City of Victoria, on the 28th day of May, 1901.
Town of Clinton, on the 28th day of May, 1001.
Ily Command.
J. D, PRENTICE.
.    , , ���      _     . Provincial secretary.
Provincial Secretary's Office,
20ih March, 1901. .-in
NOTICE.
I havo received application for a Retail
Liquor License from Mrs. Blondin. of the Nakusp House, Nakusp, B. C-, and a special
meeting of the Board of License Commissioner*
will be held in thc Provincial Police OSce,
Revelstoke, on April 10th at 7.30 p. m.
R. A. UPPER,
Chief License Inspector
IS*'
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