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 (J   i-A-  ���������'������'���������'-4'.������*d  ~w  ��������� VI  -JSiw. _J_i!s=cmn_jS  Vol    V. No   46.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.     SATURDAY,  1901  332 00 a  Year in Advance.  WW*****1*''* liGtMI&tt********  French Creek tne Dawson of  ���������66 and Smith Creek the Scene  of Modern Discoveries.  A BIG  AREA OF  AURIFEROUS  GRAVEL.  Which Wiii now be Soon Placed  Within Easy Communication With  Revelstoke by a Steamer on the Upper  River.-A Rich and Virgin Field for  Modern and Scientific Methods of  Placer Mining:.  The improvement in the transportation facilities on the upper river  which the launching of tho s. s. ltevel-  s-tnke this slimmer will soon effect,  likely to bring once more into  si  Our Tea and-Coffee.Trade is  steadily '^growing.' Why ?  Because, we-carry the best  procurable. There is noth-  iug equal to  RAMLAL'S  FiVE O'CLOCK  BEN HUR .  PURE MOCHA AMID JAVA  alwavs iu stock.  British Columbia  Strawberries  will be in this xxetk.  CHERRIES       -  v-APPLES"''   ' ' "  APRICOTS  Also  215-CASES-215  BERK2E DISHES  WATEP. PITCMERS  ii M3J.5S3  GOBLETS  LEWPPftW.PtTTS  Prettier than ever.  L  mps  IS  considerable prominence the <inee famous  placer diggings of the Bi������-'Bend' The9e  rich auriferous gravels, thirty-five  years ago' the scene of a stampede,  which anticipated in many features  the recent rush to the Klondike, are  found on the creeks' which head-in  Ground' Hog, basin, some 70 miles  north of Revelstoke. The "Basin"-  really consists" of. flve cup shaped  depressions on the summit ot the  range, which represent the bed of a  ancient glacier of great extent. This  glacier "with the exception of a few-  detached portions has melted away  and bre-ikiiiK up, slid down in five directions, forming the gulches through  which the three principle creeks run  which drain thc mountains into the  Columbia and Gold Stream. The  creeks are French creek, McCullongh  creek. Camp creek, Eight Mile creek  and Ten Mils,.creek.", fcreiich creek*  was the'Dawson ot the stampede.  The first discovery was in'65, at the  time when the OM'iboo excitement was  ut ils hight and' the chief rush was  made iu ths following year,, when  several thousand miners..Hocked in  fiom the south liy steamer and from  the west hy a trail - constructed from  Seymour it thehead nt the" Seymour  ���������armvof'^huswBP^'lake.io.lApoy.teon  the Columbia river. Placer mining  was in'its infancy and the, methods  were crude. But on French and Mc-  Cullou-h creeks the bedrock was only  lightly covered with waste and lhe  digging* * were easy to work. The  results obtained in the short time,  during whicli the stampede lasted were  enormous,  French   creek   is reported  to  have  yielded $3_*,U00 in 1805 and   $100,000 in  1860.     Four,  six  and    even     twelve  ounces to the hand a day were obtained on   some  claims  and   one nugget  worth    $253 was found.   Its neighbor  ���������Mc  Cullough  creek,   is credited with  another $100,000 in 1806  and  some of  it's claims yielded $100  a  day  to the  hand.   Ou French creek a small town  sprung up and a saw mill was put in  and n very lively mining camp wilh all  the usual concoinmitants was in existence, while  deymour  at the bead of  Shuswap lake was another prosperous  town as the basis of supplies  for the  goldtields.   But the era of prosperity  and activity  was  brief.       The high  price    of  provisions    and necessities  rendered it only possible to work the  very   "richest^-t*laims,^~which~80on"  became exhausted and by the fall of  '67 the miners  had  all "drifted away  either  going  back   south   down   the  found on bedrock anil in the lower  gravels was found to lie all coarse and  though their tailing." have heen frequently tested no fine gold wns found  to occur. Aliove the French Creek  Hydraulic company'.-, ground, a creek  claim, the "Consolation" has been  worked for several years by means of  drifts and shafts with good results;  bedrock gravel yielding on an average  nf $2.50 per yard: the gold here if.  also very coarse many of the nuggets  being of the value of from $50 to $75.  The formation throughout the district is the same, that is to say Micaceous and schistose slates, quattzites  and shales, carrying pyritic and  magneUiid iron ores and large quantities of oxides. The rocks are metamiir-  phic and lie almost horizontal. The  glacier in its downward progress  ground up the rocks which formed its  bed and tho waters flowing from the  melting mass, moving round and under  Ihem, further tore away the-Toniiatinn  forming the gulches ancl valleys  through which the present creeks run  and cariying down with them the  gravels and muds which contained the  gold. It was in the surface rocks of  this ancient formation in which the  gold, occurring in the creek gravels,  was originally deposited being freed  (or deposited) from the chlorides by  the oxigination and not in the veins us  is generally supposed, although there  I he west hide nf the Colnnihia, between  Golds)renin and the mouth ol Canoe  river, in all of whit h pay , gravel has  been found and all are woll wot thy oi  more careful attention from prospectors.  It is certain that theie are few districts in Kootenay ollering greater  attractions both t.o prospectors and  mining men as far as placer propositions are concerned lhan the one  which is the subject of the above  sketch. Now that, the initial dilTlcul-  ties in the way of transportation and  communication, which have deterred  both classes from thoroughly exploring the district, and attempting to  work its already known resources of  rich pay gravel, are to bo so soon  overcome by the launching of a  steamer to'inuku regular trips on the  upper river, there is little doubt that  the wealth tuken out of the creeks  during the old time stampede will be  far exceeded by the returns which  modern and scientific methods will  extract from nature's extensive  deposits of golden treiisurein the beds  of the ancient glacial streams of the  famuos Big Bend camp.  smallpox epidemic is over I hul, Dr..).  W. Cioihs. Medical Ileal!h Ofiicer hi*  dismissed fnun Mich ollice mid an  advertisement appear in the next  issue of the lievelstolte JIliKAl.n for a  successoi, Lhe applicants to Male  salary.  His Worship put the question, ns,  there seemed to be uo discussion coming, when ������U|(������ mover and seconder  voted for mill Aid. McLeod again1.!.  Aid. Taylor asked to be excused froni  voting as he thought thu motion hud  been brought on rather suddenly. The  mot ion was therefor declared carrieil  by two to one and then a conversation  took place, in the course of which (lie  city solicitor g.ive an opinion that the  motion required a notice.  There, was no other business iindnfler  a few questions from various members  and signing cheques the council adjourned.  noAitDOF health.  Alter adjournment* a meeting of the  hoard of health was held nl wliich the  accounts for quarantine expenses and  u letter I'roni the cily solicitor advising  with regard to thu legality or otherwise of thu payment of each one of  them, were referred to the finance com*  nnltec.  A nice range of Parlor Lamps  Prices surprisingly low.  FRUIT SAUCERS  BREAD AND BUTTER PLATES  CRACKER JARS  CHAMBER SETTS  A nice line to choose from  FRUiT JARS  Pints     Quarts     Half Gallons  j  ?,  C.B. HUME  &C0  river or making their way through a  then, in fact even now, almost unknown wilderness to the even still  richer diggings of Cariboo.  The other creeks named were alse  worked to some extent but owing to  the greater depth to bedrock, not  much.was done, though, where the  wash was not too heavy and bedrock  was reachable without sinking and  drifting, that is wherever the gravel  could be worked by ordinary ground  sluicing, as good results were obtained  as on French Creek and McCullongh  Creek. The ancient beds of these  creeks were untouched in those days,  being covered by large deposits of  glacial and slide debris.  But little work of  uny   importance  was done on tbe Big Bend placiers till  in 1879 a company obtained the Ophir  lease on McCullough Creek for hydraulic   purposes  aud   installed   a   plant.  Their plant was very   inefficient  and  was handled by incompetent men  and  only 500 feet of their  ground' in   one  bed of the creek was   gone  over.     In  the flrst  year  their    returns    were  $50,000 in spite of  the  disadvantages  they were   working   under.     In   the  following spring a slide occured in the  creek which covered  up   their   plant  and filled in the ground they had gone  over and owing to a lack of funds and  internal   dissensipn   the   claini    was  allowed to lapse.   Nothing more  was  done until 1807 when a   Chicago   company purchased   rights    on    French  Creek and commenced operations.    In  1808. lute in July, tlieir plant  (a   very  extensive   one) was   installed   under  Californian management and  though  lhey commenced late in the year  and  owing to various causes   only worked  over a small area of ground  and  that  areveihsin the district also carrying  valuable, deposits. As the creeks  heading in Ground Hog Basin have a  common origin the supposition would  naturally seem to be that there would  be very little difference in their bedrock values. The surface values at all  events whether of the bench gravels or  the higher lying first' glacial deposits  deposits have a general average of  from 15 to 25 cents per cubic yard.  At the present time the principal  placer operations going on in the Big  Bend are on the Ophir claini a the  mouth of McCullongh and Smith creek  which empties into' the Columbia  opposite the mouth ot Goldstream and  has not so far come within the scope  of this article. At the Ophin, which  has been acquired and is being operat  ed as a hydraulic proposition by parties . from the Okanagan, a flume was  built last year and the-gravel is being  put through it now, hut there has been  no^clwin,up '.yejt,, so that; this"resii.lt  'remains "in abeyance.' ' There" was  plenty of money taken out of the old  workings and there seems no reason to suppose that now under more  favorable conditions the .results will  not he equally favorable.  Ou Smith creek there are now two  companies   at  work,   the Revelstoke  Syndicate   owning    the    Revelstoke  claim and the Duquesne Mining Co., of  Pittsburg,   Pa.,    which    owns   three  claims immediately above it.    On the  Revelstoke quite a large quantity of  gold was taken out of oue small area of  exposed  bedrock  last  year  and   the  indications     throughout     the    high  level gravels have been excellent.   The  Duquesne Co. is. only just  getting to  work.   Throughout the whole course  of the creek the prospects in the gravel  are far superior to any of those found  in the high level wash of the famous  Williams.    Lightning    and     Grouse  creeks   is   Cariboo.     A  writer in the  Engineering and Mining Journal who  is   well  acquainted ��������� with the general  features of the auriferous creeks of the  Big  Bend district and especially with  Smith creek saysin the issue of May 8,*  -1807.-������������������iThe-Big_Bend_couiitry___.tin.s  been known  to  be auriferous for the  last thirty years or more.  The country  was   pretty  thoroughly, traversed by  prospectors in. the  early  days, but,  with   the   exception  of  the finds on  Freuch creek,' no diggingsw ere found  that could be woikedat-a profit with  access    so ������ difficult    and    supplies  so  high.        Even    now     practically  the only   prospecting   that  has  been  done has heen on streams emptying into the Columbia river,' and for only a  few miles  from their  mouth.    Again  prospecting has been confined almost  exclusively to auriferous graeuls, little  or no attention being paid  to ledges.  In mining the gravels of the streams,  not only of those on which placers  ait  being worked,  but on others as well,  there is found among the blai k   sand  a liberal sprinkling of galena.   Considering how soft and friable this mineral  ia,  it seems as if it must have a pretty  extensive source in   order  to show   a  abundantly as it does.    In the lower  sands,    the    "blue    gravel"    of    the  Californian?, there is also found much  pyrite,      chalcopyrite      and      other  sulphides.    These are without exception,   so far as the.writei's experience  goes,     auriferous.     Whether     these  auriferous and argentiferous sulphides  come  from   extensive   and   workable  veins or from small stringers no oue is  as  yet  able  to say for certain.   Near  Smith creek several irregular veins in  hydro-mica slate  have been found to  carry gold in their iron sulphides,  but  no  large workable   veins  have been  found.     Owing  to the  difficulties of  gaining access to the mountaius, but  little thorongh prospecting  has been  done save for placer gold."  Ou Fernie creek which joins the  Columbia about eight miles above  Smith Creek and on the same, the  west side, coarse gold has been found  and in the early days $8 a dav apiece  was made by four men for one whole  season.   Judge Sproat,   an   old   time  The Medical Health Officer  Dismissed.���������Other Business  Transacted.  Metlastnight as usual. 'Present the  mayor, .Aid. Taylor, Abrahamson,  Nettle, McLeod,  CORRESPONDENCE.  Chief Bam reported having received  a watch and chain and other.property  belonging -to the late A. Bourgeois,  referred to finance committee to  adjust; J. C. Hutchinson offered  scavenging outfit including team '.of  horses, waggon: scavenging tank," etc.,  referred to Public Works committee ;  P.R.Peterson gave notice-that the  fence viewers appointed" by themunici  pality, Messrs. Howson.Loughead and  Kernahan, would meet to view the  fence in dispute at "the . recreation  grounds on June 20th ; the city solicitor  gave an opinion that the',city fence  viewers hud no jurisdiction outside of  the municipality- and-'the, clerk was  -instructed to-ndtify-Mi*. -Peterson and  the fence'- viewers to that effect;" Dr.  Cross reported that the government,  had taken ��������� charge of the-smallpox  trouble and enclosed his account.to  date, for which as he was going away  he would be glad to have a cheque,  referred to finance committee. ' ���������  motions.   *,  Moved -Aid. Nettle, seconded . Aid.  Abrahamson   that   inasmuch  as   the  Personal Paragraphs Pertaining to Railway Men, Picked up  By th; Herald."  Jos. Scott, u/well known Rosslander  aud at one time a C. P. R. brakemen,  has left for the Argentine Republic to  go into stock raising.  W. J. Ti'iiut of the postal service has  been transferred from the Crow to the  Vancouver and Calgary run.  An'accident occured on Monday last  in the railway yard at Spokane whereby Jas. McGahan, a Great Northern  section foreman, lost his lifo" , lie was  leaning against a llatcar near the  Union depot; when an engine backed  up against the train to which' the car  was attached, throwing McGahan on  to the track in front of the moving  train, which passed completely over  him, causing instant death.  -  _W. R. Mclnnes. general- freight  agent, western lines, lias beeu >:\ -  pointed -assistant* traffic manager wes,-.  fern lines, with office at Winnipeg and  W. B. Bulling, general freight agent,  eastern lines, assistant traffic manager   of eastern lines,   with .ollice   in  Montreal. ,  o  The Nelson Tribune says that the C.  P. R. intend to appoint a hind commissioner with an office iu Nelson for  the handling of the company's lands in  t'/isl Knoli-uny and (he lloundaiy.  A new 11 i.il in the c.i*-i- ���������-.! )'\il"-vi"ll v������.  O. i\ J!, will In* applied for at the  silling-*, of the. f.ill I'oiiit which takes,  plain nl. ilie coast next week.  Thos. (lillerpie came to town on  Thursday (-veiling and is now engaged  rup.'iiring lhu steam hoUl in Llu*. yaid  here.  ���������Ia'-'. .Malison, formerly n-wislant to  the general malinger of the eastern  division of I he C.P. H., an office now  abolished, went through on Thursday  evening for Vancouver to oversee  ���������.nine spi'i'ial clerical work in lhe company's ollice there.  U. (J. Simpson, C. P. 11. operator nt  Vaiiciiiiivr, ha.-, been Imnsfi'iTeil lo  Toronto.  Charlie Kos*. the celeht.'iti d scout  now in the Imperial service in command of the Canadian scouts in South  Al'ric.i was atone time conductor on  lhu Great l*".tlls Si Canada tailway and  later on Uu* I3elt branch in Montana.  Like "tint" Howard he first turned up  iu Canada during the lteil rebellion,  acting as scout with the  police. He is now a major  S. O.  bw'ing to the disabling of Lhe big  Shay engine and its icmoval from the  Rosslaiid-Trail run pending the arrival  of repair--. Ironi the bui'lders manufactory at "Lima. O., the work on the  section is being performed by two  standard'engines. Nos. '31(1 and 317. It  keeps the two locomotives busy, to  perform the work that w*is accomplished wilh comparative ease by the  freak engine.  Tho case against Arthur Bioletti.  C. P. H. section hand, for the murder  of David Karr near ImiisCiiil* on the  C. & E. cn mo up before the supreme  court'ut Calgary on Wednesday.  On Lhe ith at Morinvillc, Alta. Jos.  ITtuivreau. C. P.R. machinist at Medicine ll.*ib was-married to Miss Marie  Louise Gaiithier.* They have taken  up their residence at tho U.it.  Locomotive foreman Forge .of the  C. J'- R. shops at the Hat has recover-,  ed from an illness, which has confined'  him Ln Lhe house i'or Lhe past few  weeks.  LATEST    WIRINGS  The C. P. R. Trackmen, on the  Eastern System to Quit Work  On Monday.  TRADEDY    IN  SOCIETY.  MONTREAL  mounted  and   a   D.  Coroner's" Inquest.*    .  An iiTfpiest was held by Coroner  -Oi'Obs-tltis mdviling. jn... tho." cpiuic.l  chiiuibei* to inquire inlo Lhe death of  Leon Wing," a Chinaman, -who was  found ' dead "on Thursday about oue  o'clock in a shack below thc smeller  Dr. Oarriithevs,. who made tiie post  mortem, g.ive evidence that death was  due Lo .dropsv and Lhe jury, II. A.  rSrown, foreman, AV. Fleming, R.  llow������on. .I.G. IVirher. A* U. Kincaid  and C. 13. Shaw brought in ;i verdict  of death from natural causes.  ������6Xs'>������*3>3XS������XsXS*^^  -2? w  at Reid  &9  surprise yoti. It would take too longvto enumerate the advantages in every line, "but in  the following lines every shopper will  have a big advantage   The Transvaal Gold Mines to Pay Half  The Cost of the War. Big Fire in  St. Fe.eis'jurg. Death of t'.ie Ex-  Prcmier of Ontario. IvCrs. Eothaand  Ert-Presidcnt Kruger. The B A. C.  Ordered to  Wind up.  Toronto, .June 11.���������-Hon. A. S.  Haidy, ex-premier of Ontario, who  has been very ill for some time past,  died last uighl.  Mont_.i-.ai_. June lo.���������The Redpath  tragedy which occurred ou Thursday  night is monopolizing nublic interest  here. The bodies of Mrs. Redpath, a  prominent society leader, and her son  were discovered. 13olh had been  killed and there \vas no clue to the  circumstances of lhe tragedy. It is  surmised* lhat young Red pal h killed  his mother while temporal iy insane  and then took his own life.  Chatham, June 1*1 ���������A prisoner wait- -  ing    sentence   today   attempted    to  murder Judge I3t.Il   and Ci own   Attorney Douglas in county  comt here.  New York, June 14.��������� The anarchists  of Xew York are to shoot all the  crowned heads of Europe in power next  Sunday. They have secured a supply  of wooden dummies as the targets.  St. Peteiislsurg. June It.���������A file at  the government ship yards yesterday,  destroyed 10 million roubles wot lh of-  propeitv, including a cruiser, several  vessels, the government buildings and  a large amount of military supplies.  Paris, June 14.���������An   explosion'in "a*'"  cartridge factoiy near   here  killed   13"  and injured '20 mostly women.  New York, "June   14.���������A  despatch  from London   says   that -oho  British.'  government ha**,     decided    to    levy  i5750,000,000   on   the   Transvaal" gold  mines to pay for half tlie   cost of thc  .  war.  .-London.  June   14.���������in   the  King's  -  bench court today a compulsory winding up order  was   made   against   thc  Brilish American Corporation.  Despatches in Brief.  . Two nurses in the protectant hospital for the insane at_ Montreal have  been drowned in the St. IJtureucu.  whilst boating. ��������� - - -  The li. S. transport Ing.ills toppled  over while in Erie basin dry dock, N, Y.  One man was killed and CO injured.  Ties For  Derbys aiid Boas  m  wing'  nds,  ****-���������-  -* ._ . . se'lsuii.    .,.i*-,*--,--.  m^jiu-.,,   a*.   *--..*    -....-  amongst the timbers ol old wordings authority on Kootenay, has remit! ked  they cleaned up $48,000. Both here that there are including Smith and  and on the McCullough Creek the gold I Fernie Creeks, nine  large  creeks   on  Ladies'  Sailor  JbLatjS**  Ladies'  ises  ALL DESIGNS  AND  PATTERNS.  lummer  _er-  wear  Boys Gotton Duck Suit  thing- for Summer/Wear.  c  'tv*-?^  just the  ���������Mre.-Botha-visited-MiT'Ki-Ujjera.t-lhe-*-^  Hague yesierdav.  - " o  Sixteen young gii Is at Clinton, Iowa,.  are lying unconscious fiom icecream  poisoning It is thought lhat several  will die.  . The body of Yon Kettler, the, German Minister murdered in China has  been shipped to Germany. -  Joseph Gill, cage tender at the Lo  Uoi mine, lio-x-laud wa.- killed yesterday.  Mother St. Helen celebrated the  OJth anniversary of her birthday at  the Hotel Dieu llo*,pilal at Quebec  yesterday. She has lieen there 73  years,. . ,  Mis. McKinley's   physicians   repot1  that   her     condition     continues     to  imprve.  Eyerything new and up to date.   Tou are  especially invited to inspect our stock.  MAIL ORDERS   P  3^ID ID  9^JmpjHrjXrjr**r������*Jf*+J?ir&  \*fj}4r<-<r-4&<-*<&m^<&4&  C. P. R. Trackmen Ordered Out.  The grievance committee representing the C. P. R. trackmen in session at  Montreal on Thursday night last voted  unanimously in favor of a general  strike on the eastern system. The  order to siupend work at all points  and pl.ice hand cars in the shed and  turn over the keys to the nearest  station agent was mailed to .'5.3)  trackmen by GiMnd Prei-ident Jqbn P.  Wilson, president of the railway trackmen. Tiie strike is to take eiieet on  June 17.  President Shaughnessy has notified  the committee lhat lhe company  had no answer to make to their letter.  It is reported lhat the engineers au  conductors have pledged aid. I'ubiislied Hy  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co.  Limited Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  Maimgliig Director.  A SemMVeeklv Journal published In tlie  interests of the railwav men. miiilnp men ami  bu.*-!ne������ men of the Went. Davs of I'tibliciui.ni  Wednesday and Sat uldfty.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display ads., f 1.50 per ineli;   single* column.  fl psr   inch   vtlien inserted    on    liih*   l"!!1"  Legil ads., 10 oenis per Ineh   (tionpririel)  llii.  "���������oi'ius for eiw'li     '    pay I wo per cenl.   rnynlly   on all   ne  ri'liuiis.     A   good deal   h.-is been-laid  ubout   the   pruspect.or,   his     .���������nurii^e  ability, etc.���������much uf^vhii'h is so.   As  n plain   business proposition it is to be  noted   thut,  the pi nspectur should not I while   the    Nuliiuinl  C'uiiiicil   is   i'N|iei'le.l lo   ((insist   of  somewhat similar In that of the  liiinal .Metal Trades A.-*soc!ali(in. hut  lhe two have iinlhinji; in coiiiiiiiui. The  National Metal .Trades Association is  the t-inpliiyiuK body which is now  li.Hlitnier lhe iMachinisIs' Association,  Mt.'lal   .Trade's  'I  SPACE RESERVED FOR  HlllllliDtl-ll  iji**erllon.   I-.ioa! hot Ice* In cenis per line eui'li  Ivne.    Jlirili,   Marriage   and  Death    Notices  tor flrst Insertion  i_i**er  l*wiie  free.  St'BSCRlPTIOS  BATES.  By mail or carrier, M per annuin; $l.-,"������ Ior  <ix months, slrietly in advance.  OVK JOB DEPARTMENT.  Isone of the best equipped jirintini-'oMicc*. in  the West and prepared to execute all kiwi** ol  prlnllne fn lir.-.lclH*n ������tvle "i linne<l i>iii*c**.  One price to all. No job too lnr*;i���������none inn  unsll���������for us. Mall order*, prompt! v imeinled  lo.   Olve us a trial on yonr next order,  TO OORP.IKI'OSnKNT*.'.  We Invite eorre-.ponde.iri* on any mlijoci  of intere-i io the ueneral public. In all <*u-.*-  Ihe bona (ide name of the writer nm**i iicc.mi-  j.anv mannscripi, hut not iicec-Miri!}' loi  (.iiiii ica tion.  Addres������ all communications to the Malinger.  lie ri'sl'ricli'il hut ralher I'licouriiRi'd.  II.* is lhu' niiiinslny of the milling industry. Hit* pioneer of all uiiiiiiiK. I hf  uiaii who makes mining possible, llu  best friend of t.he miner and the min-  InR machinery mnnnfactiirer and the  precursor of all the 'industries attended upon mining. He does not ask any  favors, but the region that restricts  him hurts itself. It is a moss-back policy lo restrict him, as it tends to keep  capital out of Ihe country. Several  mining   sections   found this   out long  "SUTICK T" COKRKSI'ONnKNr-.  !.���������All correspondence imi->t be legibly  written on one side of the paper only.  ���������..���������Correspondence containing pcr-sonn"  matter inu-l be ���������lgne.l with lhe proper name  ot the writer.  NOTE AND COMMENT.  '-.. r:.(.r:ocAS*,  JMilor.  Al KX. I.l'CAP.  'J'ravelling Agent.  Saturday,  June loth.   1001.  A   GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY  The visit, of the Duke and Duchess ol  Cornwall to Itevclstoke will take place  according   to   the   proprramme   as   at  present    airaii-ed   somewhere   about  Sept. 20th.   There stay  here will only  h-* a brief one in   pii-ssin;?  throuiih   to  the  coast.    However  brief it may be.  if only for twenty minutes, il seems to  lhe Hekali; that the occasion  is one,  which  Revelstoke cannot afford Lo lei  xytf: by   without  marking it* as a  very  special one.    This is the only considerable point in Wesi Kooteniiy at which  the royal party will even  touch and il  may   be   taken for {-.ranted thut llicie  wiii be a large  number  of  visitors to  the town to   catch a  sight of the Empire's future King  and   Queen.   Why  should   we   noi endeavor to   improve  the opportunity ?   In the first place of  course we must testify by every means  in our power to our own sense   ol"   the  greatness of the occasion,    We ought  to lose no time in communicating with  the proper authorities to get his royal  highness' consent to receive an address  here.   Besides this it is difficult to say  what can be   done  for the short stay,  wliich will he  allotted  to   this place.  We   can   parade   the  hand   and   the  school children and do   what  decorating    is     possible    and perhaps     the  Revelstoke company of R. M. R. will  be reorganized hy that time and ready  to   furnish   a   guard   of honour at the  station.   But in the Hehald's opinion  we ought to mark Lhe day with  something mote than a big  splurge  fur n  few  minutes  at   tiie  station.    There  will doubtless be a number of visitors  to town and if we provide some   extra  attractions we can   very easily induce  more to come.   With our usual luck  the  actual   day of   the arrival   of lhe  royal parly is likely to   be a   Sunday.  But   we   could   make either  the   day  before   or after a holiday,   even if this  does happen to he the case and it must  be remembered in this connecticn that  thi** actual   dates   of   the   programme  depend altogether on the date   of   the  arrivnljof the Ophir-.t Qui b.*c and even  "Then   it   has   to -"be  submitted  to the  approval of his loyal  highness.     But  even   if   it *hould be so we   eau hold a  holiday   either   on , the   .Saturday    or  Monday and   provide  a programme of  rtiniiseuienl;. wliich will help  to -.well  the croivd of vi*-ilor> to the town.    We  might  lo  reserve  all imr eneigieo thiis  <->  year in the way of celebration:- fur lhis  i.ecasiou. \v hen   the   i-yes of all Kimle-  nay will naturally he turned   thi-. wiy  and we shall   have   a    tinifjii'..   chance,  without   a    po*->ibilily   of   intei fering  w ith any other point, of thawing u hiir  tiond of visitor-, .mil having a celebr.i-  lion here that will dn rn-dil   to,Revel-  Moke.      On      that    day    we   shall   be  lepi esenting   all    KniiU-ii.iy   and     we  might  to  lite to the occasiun.    ll will  he an opportunity fur showing up thi.-*  tovvn to advantage, which is imt likely  to <������������������(���������< ur again for a long lime.  Once the world gets settled down to  work on the basis of an eight-houi  day, no doubt it. will soon get used t<-  it, and find it just as easy to gel, along  as if people worked sixteen hours a  day.���������Toronto Star.  The. Montreal Herald s.iys Mr.  Ilonrassn, M. P., disgusted with public life, is going to become a monk.  This is not, complimentary to Sir  Wilfred and the Liberal party that a  puro-souled. high-minded young mail  should feel like gelling himself to  a monastery after only a few yenrs  association with the party of purity.  However, wc have n strenuous hope  that Mr. Ilourassa cm he induced lo  don't.  Nearly all the paper used in Australia is imported from the United  States.  ' Nearlv all the. paper made in the  United States is manufactured from  pulp wood imported from Canada.  Why should not Canada manufacture its own pulp wood into paper and  export the paper to Australia ?���������Mail-  Empire.  union nf lhe in."ii"hini*.ts, the iron  moulders, pattern makers, metal  polishers, blacksmiths, builermakr-rs.  allied metal ini'i'hanirs.coremakeisiind  electrical workers.  That the machinists should become  a part 'jf such organization was reiiuu  mended by President O'Cmnell iu his  annual address, and slnii.g reasons fin  such a union were givi xx. It* was  pointed nut as.in exainpli- lhat recently l lu* niiiiilili-r*. iu the fm-liii'it's in  Cleveland   went out on i-li ilie,   bill, the  ui.-r.'hiiii.-'ls   working   wiljjj^lhi*   s.-i   linns were iiniibl,* In ���������Ss.~i.--I them  iii'1-aii.-.i' lhey had an agivenieiil.- with  ihe employer.**. Now lhe in ichinisl**,  in* nut <>n strike anil lhe muuldi'i's cm  ilo nolhing. They have sellli-d lheir  lilfi'i't-ure-. and ar*' at work again.  Under lhe proposed National Metal  .'nades Council all lln-.-e bodies will  vork together, and when one goes out  ���������n strike so will every other allied  association.  lt was decided also that two delegates from the machinists should  ilteiid the conference in St. Louis.  This conference, which was called by  Lhe American Federation of Labor,  requires the endoisalion ol all the  .allied metal trades. Some of these  bodies are now on stiike in sympathy  with the machinists. This action on  the part of the International Machinists is a step Inwards solidifying all  .hese various interests, and, as one  prominent delegate put it, "is an an-  ���������iwer to the defiance of the National  Metal Trades Association.  The convent ion was visited on Saturday by Grand Chief. K. XV. Sargent,  of the Brotherhood of Locomotive  Firemen, who. after expressing his  pleasure of having the- opportunity of  speaking to lliem. assured them that  the firemen were behind them inj the  light, not* only with their sympathy  but with all their financial resources,  The following resolution was passed  .it. the -same sessiuii: ^^^^  the  SPACE -RESERVED- FOR  w  fe  i  If  i  Revelstoke1'  Station.  GROCERIES,  PROVISIONS, Etc.  ���������CeRe^"-*?  t^^^^^aii^^m^^m^mm^i^mmi^^^mm^m&i  Notice  to   Preemptors   of  Crown Lands.  'Hie attention of I'ro.-emptors oi Crown Land*,  is liereliv culled to nn amendment to Hie '-i.iuki  vet," passed nt the lust session of tlie Legislature, which provides as follows, viz:  "9 Pre-emptors of Crown Lands, whether  in arrears in payment oi" instalments of  oureliasc money, or not, who at the tune oi  ioniing into force of this, Act. have obtained  Certificates of Improvement, or who shall have  obtained Certificates of Improvement witluii  twelve months thereafter, .shall on conforming  with the provisions of the "l.anil Aiit,' except,  hereby altered, he entitled to obtain Crown  The President's Report���������The  I. A. of M. to Join the National  Metal Trades Council���������War  to the Knife.  HANDS OFF THE  PROSPECTOR.  Below   will   he   found   an editorial  dipped from the -Mining and Scientific  Press of San Francisco, of March 2ird  last, which is the best answer to the  Cohens and other knockei.*-, who are  clamoring to increa>e the burdens of  the prospector. It is an outside and  impartial expression of opinion,  which the Hebai.ii recommendslto  the attention of the Mining Record  and other coast papers. The Press  xnys: "British Columbia makes a  mistake in its treatment of the lode  prospector. It charges him S5.00  annual license fee; a $3.00 poll tax:  *2.S0  every time he does anything in  At the opening of the machinists'  convention iu St. Andrew's hall.  Toronto. President O'Cotluell presented his 'fourlh biennial report,  which was in part as follows:  "As an evidence of the oft repealed  statement that the trade union movement knows no geographical lines,  and in appreciation of the splendid  progress made by our Canadian brothers iu behalf of our fellow craftsmen  we meet in convention ".for the first  time in Canada, where trade unionism  is as old as the Dominirn itr-ell", and  hospitality knows no limit.  ������������������At the Pittsburg convention in  1S01 onr name was changed from  National to International Association  of Machinists in order that we might  join forces with our brother machinists in Canada for the general elevation of o.ir craft in North America.  Tnviyisdourorthisactioiiis-pfoveirby-  the number of 'Canadian deligaUs  elected to this convention, and the  unquestionable fraternal relationship  now existing between the machinists  of Canada and the United Stales.  ������������������This being the largest convention  yet held by our association, it is a  positive assurance to the delegates  heie assembled of the remarkable pio-  giess made during the past two years,  and a guarantee to the machini-t:-'  i-raft of the stability of the In tenia  I'mnal Association of .Machinist-.  ������������������II" the MU'cess of lhe organizing  woik dining the past two years is  measured by the number of chartert*  is.-ued. then" <*mib elt'ort** may be adjudged exceptionilly succeaal'iil. W.*  -.h.itild not be contented with simply  tin* ihi-iiiug of eharliiis. but steady pro-  gre**.*..should be made by lodges already  in existence. If this is dune then wi*  have an evidence of pel n.iiiienl  growth in our association.  I (herefiuu point out lo you lhe  splendid increase in mir membership,  which has more than doubled it.-oll  si lite our last convention. Onr As.-n-  ���������_*i.*iliiui stands today aliiKist at th'* top  as the largest I radi-.i union iu Norlh  America. Dming the pant -J monlhs  107 charters have been granted, with  a charter membership of 7,101."  Regarding the slrike situation.  President O'Connell said:  ���������'Our movement in the direction of  the nine-hour day in the machine  hops will be the mear.s of reducing  lhe hours of lalior for other metal-  working mechanics without nny particular effort on their part, if not, on  May 20th. very soon thereafter, as a  very large majoi ity nf the firms who  have already signed, or agreed to sign,  our nine-hour contracts, have also  agreed to give the nine-hour day in all  other depattments."  An impottant step in policy was  taken by the convention when a resolution     was    passed    pledging    the  Resolved,   lhat   we,   the    delegates  assembled at   the ninth convention of  the   International-Association of   Machinists, .afier due and mature deli Inflation, and in the name of the inciubc!-  ship   that   we   represent,  do   hereby  accept tlie challenge forced upon us by  the National Metal Trades' Association  and   in. accepting   this declaration of  war, we fully   realize  what it mean.s  but   armed  with   the knowledge that  our cause is  just, as   our   efforts   are  honest,   we   cheerfully   pick   up    the  gauntlet and   hurl   back   the defiance,  wiih  this addition:���������If it is to be war,  let   it   be   war   to   the knife, and the  knife   to   the   hill,   for   we never will  accept     any    modification     of    our  demands or resume labor until the holy  cause   for    which     we    struggle     is  triumphant and lhe shorter woik  day  is an accomplished  fact,  monumental  to the cohesive power and co-operative  effort   of   the   International Association uf Machinists.  follows:  ������������������Twenty-live cents per acre on before the  31st day of December, 1901;  ������������������ Twenty-five cents per acre ou or before the  ���������JOth diivof June, 100.!;  ������������������ and thc remaining���������  ' "' Twenty-tive cents per acre on or before thc  Slit ilm- of December, 190*!, and without any  further payment of interest."  W. S. GORE,  ' Deputy of I.iiiuls aud Works.  Lands and Works, Department,  Victoria, B. C, 1st June. 1901.  H i?at'ng Pastilles, ClC.  w fact all disinfectants  fum is. a tors  FIELD & BEWS  Druggists and $ tationers,  TEI.EPHOKK '18. "        Drown lllock,  (fl  e  ������-.*���������  lV\������,  SS ���������  &i  m,  m  <?& ���������  ffi PRIME BEEF.  FISH AND GAME IN SEASON.  ^���������^ :AJ-_"y v3_Ji^._***������'&  VvfJ  NOTICE.  "CiXADIAN CONTINGENT EXEOTTION -ACTS."  or of' thSse who"have not yot returned to  IirltMi oSKmbl*. or any other IW������������������ .������������ ter  oVtnii In minim: properties held by sucli voiun-  ?eers.i'Tbcnhrii? .fate J^lbte for,���������ceIvlli.B  -Ably furnished with the  -Choicest the' Market  affords,  .  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  ���������M-*'M������l"'M-*-M.*!-'M'*M*.M''M"l"M***^  * *  fr  fr-  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ���������*  ���������*  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  *  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  Rates:   $i.oo.per day  Good accommodation.   A good Bar, "well supplied with  Choice Wines,  Liquors and Cigars. - ���������  Free Bus Meets AHTraJns.  *  uerin : Props, f  aTp"ieaUonnoV"cxen".>t'ion under the above  Minister of M  Department of Minei,  Victoria, B. u., *lrd June, lsui.  Business   "Mention.  Conk" Wanted���������First class "white  cook wanted at once. Apply to this  office.  ���������The newest hooks alwaj-s come in  as sunn as printed at the Canada Drug  & Book Co.  ���������New vaccination shields very  comfortahle and only l">c. at the Ciin-  ula Drug it Book Go.  ���������Dr, Burgess,   Dentist. Brown Blk.  ��������� Ice foi sale.���������Apply A.  N. Smith  ���������Tce-Gr-enirt-SotlriK-eVerydaj-.ttrBews"  A J.  ���������(Jet a camera or kodak and enjoy  yours-eU. The Canada Drug Si Book Co  keep them "it all'prices.  ��������� Up to dale shirt waists made at  the Madison Pallors.  BAKER," COJTFECTIOSEK:  and caterer Etc.  CHOICE OROCERIES.  GRAHAM BREAD  Wedding Cake, a Specialty  Mail orders promptly and carefully  attended to  P. O. Box  ia*.  Revelstoke, B.C.  Government. Distribution of Stumping  Powder.  FA ItJIEKS dclrons nf beinjc iiippHcd with  rchistint- Powder iit eost prh'e, lor clearlnK  liui.l, ''an obtain blank forms of reniil'itlnn  mini the Seereiaries ol th'; Farmers ln*.titute������  ns [i.iliMvs :  Ilenrv Ifill**". Secy. Alliern! Farmer*''  In������iitii't'-'. Alberni. |  .1. A.   Hiilllrtay.    Sec'y,    Comox    Farmers'!  InVlitutc, Snndw'.oh. I  John Htow.'irt. .Ser'v, Nanaiino-Cedar Farm- j  eri Iiintilnte. Mark's"Cri������*>*-fnB. Nanaimo.  II.'lc >r Mullln. K'-c'y, I'owieliHii Farmer-,'  Ins int.:, Sutileno*,.  J II. binarl, Sec'y, Jfetcho������In Farmers  Jnstit it..;. Mcteh'isln. ...  ��������� ;��������� ���������'.. K-lin,'. See y Victoria Farmer.' Institute.  Ccilir Hill.  I*;. \v*,!ter, Pee'y, I*������I.uid>* Farmers In*.titnte,  (in'iil,'"s Harbor. ...  K. A. Hroivn, H"...c'y, Helta Fanner^' Institute,  I.ndner. .. ....  II. Iios**. nee'y. Surrey I-armcr*,' Institute,  Surrey Centre.' ..,,,..  A. If. I". Miithow, f.ec'y hanglcy Farmers'  liiHfltute, I.anKl.iy.  Alex. 1'hillp. hec'y, Itichmond farmers'  fiist!tiitc,VBiii.<iuver.  A M. Vcrclii-rc, See y, Mission Farmer.*!'  Insillnte, Mi-sion City.  G. vv. (Ihn'lvcy. Sec'y Chllliwack Farmers'  Institute, chilliwank.  Wrn.  Urecii, Sec'y, Kent Farmers' Institute,  J..M. \Vel,*"ter, Sec'y Maple Itidgc Farmers'  Institute, Welwlera Corners.  John Ball, Sec'y, MatHqnl Farmers' Institute, AlilwWfonl.  A II. Criehton, Hec'y' Oioyoos ��������� Farmers'  Insttute. Kelowna.  W 1'. Horsley, fceu'y, Hpalliimcheen farmers'  In.ottutc. ArmMroni.'.  f*. M. Mcfiiilre, Hec'y, Salmon Arm rarmers'  Institute, Halmon Arm. .,       ....  .1. F. Smith, Sec'y, Kamloops Farmers' Institute, Kamloops.  II. Percy Hodges, Hec'y, Olanagan Farmers'  Insti tu te, Vornon.  J. B. ANDEKPON.  Deputy Minister of Agriculture,  Department of Agriculture,  1 Victoria, ������.C, May 8,1901.  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B. Paget, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcel", hamsagc, etc.  to any partof the city  0  This i*.;hard weather on those l.eniillfiil  white skirts: makes lliem dirty nil  around the bottom���������so you'd not want  to wash them yourself.  We want, tiiein for you, though.  We -ivani. to make tlieni eleiiti nnd  bright and Ircsh. We iinikc all llncu  look frc-.li and sweet.  FAYETTE BUKER.  Any Kind of Transferrin  Undertaken  o*  13  All orders left at B. M. Smythe'- Toba'T"  Store, oi��������� h>-T������le"boue >'o.7 h-KI receive prompt  Jas. I. Woodrow  ���������JPUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  CorK.rn?S RBYE&STOKB, B.G.  H.Q. PARSON  WHOLESALE  ������/ine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  RS. WILSON  Ne.:t the McCarty Block.  R. HOWSON & COT.  FIRST CLASS SLEEPERS ON  ALL TRAINS.  Undertaking-  A XI)  Embalming:.  Retail dealers in Furniture  MACKENZIE AVE. "    *  'J--, i.  m  mm,  3SXS'������S?fflSi  A SPRING and SUMMER  m  <tii  rfL-'}  Xik-iJ  m  m  Millinery  The Latest and Most  Stylish Hats.  Trimmed and Untrimmed  $������  Madison   Millinery  Parlors.  ������ Misses Shepard & Bell  McKenzie Avenue      0D23  TOURIST CARS TO  St. Paul   -----     Dairy  Montreal and Boston ��������� -   Fridays  Toronto - Sundays and Tuesdays  Trains      for     KOOTENAY  POINTS leave Revelstoke 8.10.  Main Line Trains  Revelstoke: Eastbound  Westbound 17.30.  )���������  leave  8.20.  '%  1  9  f,  For all  information,*  pamph  lets, etc., apply to  T. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Unnittokt.  E. P. COYIE,  A-o.r-*,, ViMmtr-U1 .'���������#  LEGAL  I  1  ill  i  ���������r M. SCOTT   11. A- ''I.*'*-  liftrrlster.      Solicitor,    Notary   l'nhllc,   litfi.  MuKeii/.ie Avenue, Itevclstoke Station.  Miuey lo louii,    H  AKVEY, M'CAKTliHA: 1'IXKIIAM  llarri tors, Solicitors. Etc.  Solieltm*.*. forluilicrliil Hank of I'anadii.  CoiiiiHinr "uuils lo limn iuS per cunt  I-'irbT s>tiii*kt, Kevelsioke bliillon, il. c,  MEDICAL.  j   w. cross,          Oillee:     Mncltciuie Avenue,  KoveLstokc, 11. 0  SUltt'tliON TO TIIK C. 1'. lt,  Health Ollicer, Citv ol Kevelstoke.  CHURCHES  JIEUIODIS.  C.11U1U-H,  UEVKI.S10KE.  l'ronchliiE services nt 11 a. in. unil 7:30 p. m.  Class Tec in*, iu the ('lose ot the ''lomlntf  service. SnbBiitli School und Bible C loss at .i..,0  Woel.lv l'rayer MeetliiK every Wcdiic������ilii>  evening ul T.'M. The public aro eor..iallj  invited.   Seats tree. s  ^ TnoM1,g0Xi Paitor.  8T. IT.TKHS lllUr.CH. ANOI.ICAN.  Kl-fht uiu.. Holy Knchuriit; 11 n.in.. matins,  1 ltauv ai i iermoii (Holy haieliurist Ilrst aim-  dav in ilie mon till: *-���������������������������"   hiimlny   school, or  temiou    Holy Day--**-Uio Holy   theliarlsl l������  Mli'brateil at < a.m. or s n.m , ���������--- aunounced.  ^riA,.t.sn.uiierSun;..'S.ol,iSo.r  l'llUSllVIKIllAN  I'lltllCH.  Service everv Sunday nt 11 a.m. uud 7:30 .i.m.  to "uieh all arc welcome. lTiiyLT inceiiUB '"  ��������� p. m. every Wedncrf.y.^ c_ ^^ ^^  RO* ',.>. CATHOLIC CI1U11CII.  Mas**   at 10:30 '������������������ "���������������������������  on   lirst,  second and  io'nrlb Sundays in the "g"'"^,,,.,, T1[AYER.  SALVATION   ARMY.  Meeting every night in their Hall on Front  " Slreet.  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Tuesdavs oi each month; White lto**e Ile-jrc*  meets third Tuesdiiv of each qunrter.in Oddfel-  l>ws Hall.   Visiting brethren welcom*.-  7.VM. WATS-OX. HY. EDWARDS.  President. Secretary.  Gold Ranp.e Lodge K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  Meets every Wi-dnpstlny in  Oddfellows' Hull ntSo'clnck  Visiting Knights invited."  vi'*,E. G..BuimiDGK.*G. O.     ::::::  :    : F. W. Mackinhot, K. of R. & S.  '.LOYAL ORANGE LODGE No. 1658.  tegular meetings are held in th-  Oddfellow'.*-Hall on ihe Third Fridav 01 each mouth, at S 11.111. sharp*  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  THOS. STEED. W.M..  W. G. BIllSKY, Ree.-See.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST*  , .AND ASSAYER. ;_  _.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven vears  at ilorfu* Works,   Swausea.     17   years   Chiel  Chemist to Wigan Coal, and Iron Co.,  Eng.  Late Chemist ond Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  EDWARD A. HAGGEN,  Mining Engineer,  Member American Institute Minim Engineers  Member Canadian Mining Institute.  'REVELSTOKE. B.C.  Examination of and report* on Mineral-properties a specialty.  H. E.'JvvARDS  TaXaOKKMIST.  DEI.K HEAD?, I'-rx-���������**.���������. '"tr. MOUN'lED,  Furs Cle-.netl .sinLAipalred.  LOVKKINC'S 01 I) S'i'.lKP   ,:     Fecoiid Street  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICK thnt IJO dnys nftt'i  dale  1  inii'iid   to H|i|������ly  to  the  Chiel  Onuimissioiierof Landsand Winks f.n  pei mission    to   cut  mill   curry   away  timber  I'iniii  llu*  following described  liiiiils-.iiimii.il in the Big Bi'iid District  of East, Koolenny :    Comuiiiiiciiij_r nt 11  posi   plained on ihe north hank nf thc  ('olu'iiibm   river   nl 11 pnint-liSl   chains  west,   nf   ilie  oiillet   Irom   Kinbasket  Lake    nml   marked   "T.   Kilpalrirk's  south-wost   ciiriier";  I hence     easterly  along the north hank of  the Columbia  liver 112!) chains ;  thenie northerly  31  chains,; UienciJ   westerly   920   ehnins ;  thence southerly SI  chains lo place oi  cniniiienceiuetil.  Dated 1st Way. 1001.  T. KILPATRICK.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICK that 30 davs ftftev dutft I in-  leiui   10  apply   n> the ijliict t'oiiiiiil-siiiiici'of  l,;uid*i und  VV orks tor iierini*-.*.ioi) to cat nnd  en it}* awuy tiinliei' fiom lhe followlntf ileicnli-  oil lands -itiiuivd  in  tin* Hit; Hend llistriei uf  West  Koutenny:     I'oiiiuiencini;  nl    11    po-t  planted on thu west hunk of tlio Colunibin river  near the mouth of Seymour Creek und inivrked  ' ll.   Ill.iekinore's  no'rth-eii-t   eonier": thenee  westerly Ml cliiiins; tlienee southerly 10J chain-;  theuce easterly to cliuiii** to llie west hank of  the Columbia river: thenee  northerly   along  eiiiil hunk nil clmins to the point of commencement.  Dated Glh May, lOul.  It. HL.VCKMOUE.  HOTICE.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that 30 dnys nf te  ilato I intend to apply to tiie Oh ie  Commissioner of Lands and Works for  permission to out ami carry away  timber from the following described  lands situated in the Big Bend District of Hast Kootonay: Commencing  at a post plan led on thu North Bank  of the Colunibin River at the outlet ot  Kinbasket Luke and marked "G. S.  McCarter's smiLh-east corner," thence  westerly along thc bank of tliu Columbia river lilt chains; thencu north (10  chains; thencu easterly 101 chains  more or less to thu margin of Kinbasket Lake; thence following the  shore of Kinbasket Lake to initial post.  Wilted 29th April, 11)01.  G. S. McOARTER.  .Pan-Ainai-. a! Exposition  Euffaio, K. Y., U.' S. A., May to  " November, i<~ol.  h  ODLFELLC-WS DAYS, JUKf 26-27  ���������To all the I.odjtes of the I. O. O. F.  throughout the world���������  ������EEET1.\0:   *  You are hereby fraternally requested to  n-n.te with the vast army of Odd Fellows in  matin*; "Odd Fellows' Daya" at thc Pan-  American Exposition memorable In the annals  of our beloved order, and to that end we  extend to the members of your lodge a cordial  Invitation to he present on this occasion.  Ou June X-'ii we anticipate the pleasure of  meeting and greeting Grand Sire Cable, lhe  Grand Master and Crund ofllcers of each (Irand  Lodge Jurisdiction thoroiighinit the world, as  ���������well as ninny of lhe member* of your lodge.  In order lhat every Odd Fellow and Kebckah  mav be informed of the good intentions of the  Buffalo Odd Fellows, we respectfully request  3011 to have this card and the enclosed lett������r  printed in your daily and weekly nciibpflperB.  Fraternallyvours,  O.;   I.O. FJ-AX-AMXltlCAK COMMITTEE.  Toallhel-od eei of thc I. 0- t.O. F  Throughout the world���������  GEEETINO: '    _  The Pan-American Exposition will be held  in the City of Buffalo, K. Y., U. S, A., from  May 1st to Nov. 1st, 1901. . '  The Oddfellows of Buffalo, desiring to  exempliiy the teachings of our grand order-  that of extending an honorable reception,  fraternal greeting and generous hospitality to  our brethcrn from 'strange cities and distant  states"���������have" opened an Oddfellows' Headquarters at 213 J-llfcot Square, Buffalo, where  books of registry will be kept, and competent  arties constantly in charge to give (free of  cost) reliable information to the visiting Oddfellow, hi?f family and friends, sojourning in  our city, trftd where one may be directed to  clean and respectable hotels, boarding or  private houses.  Visitors are at liberty to have telegrams and  mall addressed to them in care of said bead-  quarters.  A reliablo guide, with maps of the city and  JSxpositien Grounds, will tie ou sale for thc  .convenience of visiting brethren.  Your members visiting Buffalo during thc  fi.xposlt.on ars cordially invited to call at  J. O. O. F. Headquarters that wc may have the  .-pleasure of meeting and greeting you, and aid-  iSng you ui much aa wc arc able along the lines  Sndicated.  The Secretary of your Lodge is requested (o  noad this communication at several meetings  -that all of your members may become familiar  "with thc good intentions of your brethren in  Buffalo. ���������  It will be an advantage for each brother and  ���������later to present an official receipt or other  means of Identification,  Hoping we may have tho of meeting many  of tbe members of your Lodge during the  coming summer, wc remain,  Yours in F. L. and T.  THU I.0.O.F.,PAN-A-_UBiCAl* COaMIXTEE,  NOTICE  TAKK NOTICE that 30 dnys aftei  dale I inlend to apply to the Chiel  CoininUsioner of Lands and Work.*-  fnr pernii>sion to cut and carry a ,v.iy  timber from the following (h".erilieil  lands situated in the Big fiend Dislricl  of Suit Kootemiy: Coiinnenciiig at j.  post planted nenr tins Wood liver trail  about SPclinins east of Wood river iini.  marked. **F. J. Adair's north eiisi  corner ; thence in a snut.h-westerly  direction near the south bank of Wood  river 120 chains more or less to the  mouihof Wood liver; thencesontherlv  20 chains; thence nortli-ensleily 80  chains; thence southerly So chains to  the north-west corner of A. Lind  mark's limit; ilieficv easterly SO chains;  thence northerly 103 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated l*-t Mav. 1001.  F. 3, ADAITt.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and "Works  for, permission to cut and carry away  timber from the following described  lands situated in tho Big Bend District of East Kootenay: Commencing  at a post planted on the north bank of  the Columbia river at (he outlet of  Kinbasket LaUeandinarked "A. Johnson's north-west corner'*; thence southeasterly along tho south shore of  Kinbasket Lake 170 chains; thence  south-westerly 40 chains; ��������� thence  westerly 90 chains, thence southwesterly 40 chains; thence westerly SO  chains; thence northerly along E. M.  Allum's limit SO chains more or  less to initial post.   *  Dated 20th April, 1901.  ���������    ' - ���������--' A? JOHNSON.  ,      NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICK that 30 days after date I intend to apply to the Chief Coniinlssioner of  Lands and works for permission lo cut and  carry nway timber from the following described lands situated in the Big Bend District of  West Kootenay: Commencing nt n po*t  pl.inted on the west bank of the Columbia  river about 160 chains south of tlie mouth of  Seymour creek and marked ������������������James A ndeiHon'i  north-cost corner"; thence westerly 80 chains;  thence southerly l'JO chains; thence eiistcrly 80  chains to tlie west bunk of the Columbia river;  thence northerly along s.iid west bank l'JO  chain*, to tlie point of commencement.  Dated Cth May, 1901.  JAMES ANDERSON  NOTIOE.  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after date I intend to upply to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to cut and  carry away timber from tlie following described lauds situated in thc Big Uend District of  West Kootenay: Commencing at a post  planted on the west bank of the Colunibin  river at a point one and a half miles south of  the southerly liinitof Boyd's ranch and marked  "John Anderson's north-cast cornor"; thence  westerly SO chains; thence southerly 120 chains;  thence, easterly 80 chains to the west bank of  the Columbia river: thence northerly along  snd tank 120 chains to thc point of commencement. ' "  lA-ied 7th May, 190L  JOHN ANDERSON..'  NOTICE.  ���������TAKE-NOTICE that 30 days after date I-ln  tend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and VV orks for permission to cut and  curry away timber from thc following described lands situated in the Big Band District of  East Kootenay: Commencing at a post planted on thc east bank of the Columbia river at  he hand of Surpriso Rapids and marked "Dan-  el Robinson's north-west corner"; thence  north-easterly 80 chains; thence south-easterly  lil chains; thoncc South-westerly 80 chainsto  tiie bank of tlio Columbia river; thence north*  w cstcrly along tho bank of thc Columbia river  l'.'u chains to the point of commencement.  J Uted the 24th day of April. 1901.  , DANIEL ROBINSON.  . NOTIOE.  TAKE NOTICE that30 days afterdate I intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner of  Lands und Works for permission to cut nnd  carry away timber from the following described hinds situated lu tho Big Bend District of  Wen Kootenay: Commencing at a post  planted on thc cast hank of the Columbia rivei  lit a point 1130 chains south of tbe southerly  limit of thc lands belonging to the Pittsburg  S*,ndUaite und marked "Samuel McMahon s  sinith-wcsifprner"; thence easterly 80 clmins;  thence northerly WO chain*: thenco westerly SO  chains to tho east reif,if ot tbe Columbia river;  tlicnce southerly along j,hp cast bunk of thc  Columbia river 100 chains to tiuj n.acn pf commencement. - "  Datcd-Gth May, 1901.  SAMUEL McMAHON.  NOTIOE.  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner o!  Lands and Works for permission to cut and  carry away timber from the following described lands situated in the Big Bend District oi  West Kootonay: Commencing at a posi  planted on the enst bank of the Columbia river  at a point lfiO chains south of ' the southerly  limit of the lands belonging to the Pittsburi  Syndicate and marked " Henrietta McMahon s  north-west corner"; thenco easterly 80 chains:  thence south 1G0 chains; thencii westerly EC  ehnins to thc east bank of the Columbia river;  thence north along the cast bank of the Colum*  bin river IUO chains to tlie point of commencement.  Doted the 0th dar of May. 1901.  HENRIETTA McMAHON.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that 30 dnys after date I in-  tend to applv to the Chief Commissioner ol  Lands and works for permission to cut nnd  carry away Umber from the following described lands situated in thc Big Rend District of  West Kootenay: Commencing at a poM  planted on tho east bank of thc Columbia nvci  Hi a point 320 chains south of the i-cuther!)  limltof tho lands belonging to the Pittsburg  syndicate and marked *VD. Slclntosh's northwest coruor; thenco easterly 80 chains: thence  south 100 chains: thence westerly SO chains tc  thc cast bank of tho Columbia river; thener  nortli along tho oast bahk of thc Columbia  river ICO chains to the point of commencement.  Dated Cth May. 1901.  D, McINTOSU.  TAKK NOTICE that I. Rlwurd Melcnlfe,  Intern! io uppl.r "*1 day*, after date tn tliu Chief  <_ti!uiutt*-,t<.uci of Lands am! Wo k.s for (.er.1 i*>-  bioii to cut and larry away timber irom llie  folluulug de.**cribcd laud*, biluated in West  Kootenay: Coiniiienciiii: at i* po**t planted at  llie iiiiiiitli of tloldlch (..'reek and marked  "Kdward .Metcalfe's soutli We.*-t ('inner";  theuce north l'-M chain-; thence ue-i 10 chains;  theuce soutli .UU chain*.; ihence cost *10  chains lo lhe placeof cotiiiuciiecnieiit.  Dated this 2tlth day of April, A. I)��������� 1K11.  KIIW.UID MKT'CALFK.  ���������XJTOT-EQ-El.  TAKK NOTICK Ilia! I, John D. Knnpp, Intend  to apply HO days niter dale lo lhe Chiel Com-  iniiisioiier of hands and Works for pcnnl****Ion  to cut and carry anny limber from ilie following described hinds sitiir.iciliu West ICoulenay:  Commencing at a post planted at lhe .-.oiilii-  ������ost coiner of 1'. It. I'eter-ou's land and marked  "John 11. Knapp's North West cor ner,"; thence  nortli -Hi chains; thence east ir.Uehalns; thence  soutli 4U chains; theuce west Hill chains to tlie  place of commencement.  Dated thi-.'Jlltli day of April,.*.. D., 1901.  JOHN 1). K.\A1*I\  NOTICE.  TAKK NOTICK that *10 days after date I  intend to ai.uly to tlie Chief Commissioner of  i.nnds and VA orks fcr a license to cut limber on  the follouin*; described lauds: Commencing  at ti post on the south bank of thc Columbia  Itiver, about one quarter uf a mile above "Mii-  prli-o Uaplds" and marked"!''. MeCarty's Initial  l'o"*t"; thence hinuing in a north-westerly  .liiei'tion nloni; llie bank of tliu Columbia  Itiver one and a half miles; thence south-  m ester !y une and one li a If mile-; theuce southeasterly one mile; tlienei* northerly*i,event>  ���������hains; thenee easterly one half uiiie: thence  northerly 10 chains to the inilial post the place  of commencement, containing a 1,0U0 acres  more or less,  Dated thisMth day of April, 1901.  f. Mccarty,  per T. Horne,  liis Agent.  NOTICE.  ^Ttiko notice that thirtv flay* after date 7  Latcnd io nm-ily to the chief commissioner ol  Lands nml Works fur pcrmis-Mon to cut nntl  curry away timber from the following rtcf--  criherl lauds situated in-thelliif Kuiul District  of Kast Kootcnnj : com in unci iir at a post  planted on the "west bank of the columbi.i  Kiver at thc hcnd of Surpri-su Rapids antl  marked "Sumiii Kobin.^on'b bouth-east cornor'4;  thence soulh-uoicrly SU clitiin*;thencu north-  HeMerly 12U rhnins; ihence nnrth-uusterly SO  chains to the v,est bank of thu Columbia  Kiver; thence south-easterly along the west  bank of the Columbia Kner to the point of  commencement.  Dated the 27lh dav of April, 1001.  &USAX KOBIN'SOX.  NOTICE  Take Notice that SO days after date I intend  to apply to the chief commissioner of I.ands  and works for permission to ent and carry  away "timber from the following describe.!  lands situated in the carihoo district of llritish  Columbia: commencing at a pon planted al  tlie mouth of lloulder creek, on tlie east side of  canoe Itiver, and marked" T. MeMahon's  northwest corner"; theuce northeasterly Ml  chains; tlieneesouthca'>terlvlGU chains; thence  southwesterly SO chains to" the east bank of  canoe river: thence northwesterly alonn the  hunli. of bald rivbi-^tc-tin*   iiniuL-ni cninincuuc-.  ment.  Dated the 1st dav of Mav, 1901.  T. McMAHON.  NOTICE  Take Notice that SO days after date I intend  to apply lo thc chief commissioner of Lauds  and Works for permission to cut and carry  away, timber from the following described  lands situated in the cariboo District of British  Columbia: .commencing at a post .planted on  the west bunk ol canoe Kiver at tlie mouth of  Glacier creek, and marked " Elizabeth' Me-  Mtilion's northeast corner"; thence south  westerly 80 chains; thence'southeasterly 100  chains; tlienee northeasterly 80 chains to thc  west bunk of canoe Kiver; tkeuce northerly  following tlie west bank of canoe liiver llio  chains to lhe point of commencement.  Dated the _!ud day of May, 1001.  ELIZABETH McMAHON.  NOTICE  TAKE  NOTICE that  days  after date 1  intend to apply to the Chiel Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to cut and  carry away timber from ihe following described lands situated in the cariboo District  of British Columbia: commencing at a post  plan led on the east bank uf .Canoe River, at il  goint 160chains north of thc mouth ot Boulder  reck and marked " James .MeMahon's north-  westjeorner"; thenceeasterlySOchains; thenee  southerly 100 chains; tlienee westerly sn chains  more or less to the east bank of Canoe Itiver;  thence northerly along the east bank of Canoe  River to the point of coniinencemeut.  Dated the 2nd day of May, 1901.  'JAMES McMAHON.  "~n OTiCur���������  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after date 1  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to cut and  carry away timber from tlie followinp described lands situated in the cariboo District  of llritish Columbia: commencing at a post  planted on the West bank of Canoe Kiver al a  point about 20p feet north of Glacier Creek,  and marked "G. Knapp's southeast corner;'  thence west 80 chains; theuce northerly 100  chains; thence easterly 80 chains more or less  to the bank of Canoe River; tlicnce following  thc westerly bank of Canoe Rivur to the poiut  of commencement.  Dated the 2nd day of May, 1901.  G. KNArr.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that RO days afier date )  Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Work' for pcri-iiMlon to cut an'!  carry awav Umber from the following described lands situated in the Big fiend llistriei  o! West   Kootenay:      commencing at   a  post  Elantcd on the bank of tlie Colunibin Itiver,  etween the mouth of Wood Itiver and lhe  mouth of Canoe River and marked It. S. Wilson's northeast corner;" thenee soutli 100  chains; thence west SO chains, more or less to  thc Columbia Kiver; thence northerly, following the riier bank, to the poiut of commence*  ment,  Dated tui������ COth day of April, 1S0I.  ���������������������������*������������������- k. ������. WILSON.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Work* for permission to cut and  carry away timber from the following described lands situated in the lllg Bund District  of East Kootenay: commencing At a post  planted on the bank of the Columbia River,  between tbe mouth of Wood River and tlie  mouihof Canoe Kiver, and marked "rannie  Howson's northwest corner;" thencesouth 80  chains; thence east 1C0 chains; thenee north  along thc bank of the Columbia Kiver and westerly along said bank to the point of commencement.  - Dated the aotad,^ of April, 1901.  FA>*_N'IE nOWSON.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that 30 davs after date I  intend to apply to tha Cbiaf commissioner ol  Lands and works for permission [o cut and  carry away timber from the following described lands situated in the Big Bend district  of West Kootenay: crmmencing at a post  planted about ion yards southwest of the  mouth of Canoe River and marked ������������������ R. How-  ion's southeast corner;" thence north 120  chains; thence west 120 chains; thence south  120 chains to the Columbia River; thence  easterly along the bank of the Columbia river  120 chain* more or less to the place of begin  nlng.  Dated tbUSOth day of April, 1901  K. HOWSON.  NOTICE  TAKU NOTKIK Hint 30 ilnys .-ifliT  dak* I intend tn apply I" llie (Vliief  CoininissKinei' of l^uul**. mid "Worksfor  pc-i'iniM-iim to cut. and carry itwivy  timber from Llie following described  lands situated in Uie Wis ijcnd District of J'.ast Kootenay : ("oininenoing  at a post, planted im the north-east  bank of the Columbia river nt the  south-east corner of D. Kohinson's  application and marked ".Murray  JI nine's south-west corner"; thence  north IK) chains; thoncc east 120 chains  more or less to J'ush river; thence  mm.h-wes-lerly along the bank of Hush  liver "(I cliains more or less: thence  westerly along the north bank of the  Columbia river to initial posL.  Dated 2oLh April, l'JOl.  aiUHKAY UUJIK.  REVELSTOKE  WATER LIGHT & POWER CO  3STOTICS  Parties are caiilinued n*;mnsi usinu llio  conipan.i's walei' for lawns and nai'duiis without lir.st obtaining a liose pi'imii,  II. KI.UYI), Sevrctiirv.  May 11II*. lflill.  Certificate of tow���������**** YRhmMBV������  AGREED  .W'.Tiri''  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE thai.. 30 days after  date 1 intend to apply lo the Cine!  Commissioner of Lands and "A'oiks. fur  pei'inis*sion to cut and carry away  timber fiom the following described  lauds filuiited in the Uig Bend District  ol East Kootenay : Commencing at a  post planted on the north bank of the  Coluinliiii river at the outlet of Kin-  baski-t hake and marked "E. jM.  Allum's north-east corner"; thence  southerly SO chains ; thence wcsleily  I2."> chains ; thence northerly 80 chains  to the bank of the Columbia river:  ihence easterly along said river to  initial post.  Dated 20th April, 1001.  E. M. AI.T.UM.  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that 30 days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands -ind Works  fin* pei mission lo cut. and carry away  limber from the following described  lands situated in lhe Rig iiend District  of West Kootenay: Commencing at a  post planted on Ihe. East side, of the  Columbia river about 120 chains below  I he monl h of Canoe river and marked  "XV. E. JIcLiingblin's north-west  corner"; Ihence southerly along the  bank of the Columbia river 250 chains;  thence easterly 40 chains; thence  northerly 2.*i0 chains; thence westerly  ���������10 chains to lhe point of commencement.  Dated 3rd May. 1901.  XV. E. JlcLAUGHLTX.  TAKE NOTICE that -30 davs after  date I intend fo apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and "Works  for pel mission to cut and cairy away  timber from the following described  lands situated in the Hig'Bend Dislricl  of West Kootenay; Commencing at a  post, planted on the west bank of the  ("olinnbia liver about 20 chains below  1 In- ii,onlh nl" Canoe rivei and marked  "J.E. Johnson's noith-east corner";  Ihence weslerly SO chains; Ihence  southerly 130 chains; I hem e easterly  SO chains to lhe bank of lhe Columbia  riv**r; thence, noilherly- along said  bank to point of coiumenceinent.  Dated Sid Mav, 1001.  J. E. JOHNSON..  * NOTICE  TAKK NOTICK that ill) days .".Iier  date I intend lo apply to llie Chiel  Commissioner of Lands and Works lor  pcrniiusion to nil, and carry away  limber from (lie t'ollowing describeil  lands situated in the l!ig I.end I lis-  fcrict of Kast Koiiieiiay: Coiuuiciieiug  ill a. post planted on I he soul h bank of  the Columbia river al.'oui. I_ mile.*, below Surprise ltunids al. tlie'iiiouth of a  creek and marked "(.. _���������'. Lindniarlc's  north-west corner''; Ihence easterly  along the bank ol'the Columbia river  125 chains; thenou south-westerly SO  chains; thence weslerly J25 clmins:  thence norlherly SO chains to initial  post.  Dated 20th April, 1001.  C. K. LINDMARK.  "Dora," "riielm.i" and "Ci.-u.-i"  Uiilii'i al I'laiins i-Hii il e in I Ik* Lai deau  Mining Division o! \Ye.-.l Kootenav  Dislricl,.  Where localed: Along Pool Creek  ahoul .', mill* above In idge.  TAKK NOTICK lli.u. I, F. C. Green.  of Nelson, aeliiig as .igeni, |',u* 15. K. j  (iiove, I*i ee .Miner'- (Vrl .lii'.Ue No. I). |  ���������"1(1072, inlend, si*:iy days trom llu* dale I  heieol" lo apply to the Muring K"i.oid*|  it ior i-x-x I iHi .lie- > I niipi.iveiuei)!*-. I'm* j  the piuposi- i I' obi,lining Crown  giants nl llie above il.iini.*.  And I ni I her lake I ml ice I hat anion.  .U'.Iit M-eiioii 37. musi. lie i (ituim-ncrd  bel'ilie lhe i*--n, nice of sill ll cei t'licalei-  of unpi ov i*in.-ht-j.  D.i.leil I hia Is! dav of June 11)01.  F. C. Ui.i-:i:n.  Cerlifica.e of Improvements  NOTICE.  TAKK NOTICK that, 30 days afier  dato I intend lo apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works I'or  permission lo sjut and carry away  tiinber from thu following described  lands situated in tho I.iig J lend District of lOnsfc Koolenny: Commencing  at. a post planted on the soulh bank of  the Columbia river ubout ��������� I miles west,  ol Cummins Creek at lhe mouth of ;i  largo Cieek and marked "K. C. McCarter's north-CiwI, corner"; Ihence  southerly 10 ehnins; 'thence westerly  2.30 chains; thence northerly 10 chains  to the. bank of the Columbia river;  thenee easterly along said bank 2o0  chains to 'point of commencement.  Dated 1st May, 1001.  K. C. McCAKTKI'.  NOTICE  TAKENOTICEth.it 30 days nfler  date I inlend to' upply lo" the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works  I'm* permission tijrcul and cairy avv.iy  timber from the following described  lands situated in the Big Bend District  of West Koot-snay: Commencing at it  post planted on lhe west side of the  Columbia river about 120 chain*** below  the mouth of Canoe river and 'marked  "F. W. McGregor's north-east corner";  thence southerly.along the west hank  of said river 250 chains; tlienee westerly  40 chains; thence northerly 250 chains;  thence easterly -40 chains to the point  of commencement.   ,  Dated 3rd May. 1001.  F. W. MCGREGOR.  NOTICE    .  TAKE NOTIOE'tlYat 30"dayi~nftei-  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner/of Lands and Works  tor permission to cut and carry awuy  timber from the following described  lands situated in the Big Bend District  of East Kootenay: ���������' Commencing at a  post at the norlh-east. corner of A.  Lindmark's limit und marked "T.  Home's south-west corner"; thence  easterly 62 chains; thence northeily  100 chains; thence westerly 62 chains;  thence southerly 160 chains to the  point of commencement.  Dated 6th May, 1001.  T. HORNE.  NOTICE  - Take notice tha!30 days alter date I Intend  to apply io the Chief Commissioner ol Lands  and Work*! for permission to eut ancl carrv  away timber from tlie following describeil  ���������anils situated in the Dig Ilcnd District of  East Kootenay; coinineueini. at a post  planted on tlie nortli hank ol the Columbia  river at a iioiut'181 cliains west of tlie outlet  from Y in basket lake uud marked ��������� C. 11.  Hume's south-east corner" ; thence northerly  GOcliaiu*. ; tlicnce westerly lfll chains ; ilieuc'e  soutiierly fill chains lo tlie bank of tho Columbia river ; thence easterly along, said bunk to  point of commencement.  Dated 1st of May, 1901,  C. 11. HUME.  NOTICE  Taku Notice tlint SO days alter dntc I inlend  ly to the Chief Coiiimlhsimier of j.iinds  nrka for  nernilxhlon   to cut  and   currv  lo apply io the Chief Coulmlssimier of Lands  and Works for iieruiixhlon to cut and currv  awuy   timber    Irom   the  follnu'lin; (IumtIIii'i'I  lamis Mtiniicil iu the 111k Ilcnd DM rid nl  i'ast Kimlcnay : rniuinctiHiiK at n post  plained on Ihi* norl li bank of the Columbia  river ::'_<() chains west of tliu mouth of Ciiminlns  creek and marked "It. A. I.avv.son'H souili-  eiisl corner" ; theuce easterly alonu tlie bank  of ilie Columbia river L'oO chaiiiH; thenee  northerly 40 chains; tlicnce wcsierlv 'iM  chains ; tlienee southerly 40 chain!* to point of  commencement.  Hated lit of II av, 1001.  B. A. 1A1VSOK.  NOTICE  Take Xpljcp (.hat IK! days nftor date I Intend  to apply to the chief r'oiniiiibslpncr ol Lauds  and works for permission" to cut and carrv  away timber from the following describeil  lands situated in tlie Bin ilcnd Jlistriet of  East Kooienay | commonciiif,' nt a post  planted pp the north bunk of the Columbia  river ubout two in Hoe uni>t of tho mouth of  Wood river and inurked "A. I indmnrk's  south-west corner"; Ihcnce northerly 120  chains; tlicnce easterly 8*1 chains; thence  southerly 120 chains more or less to the bank  of thc Columbia river ; thence westerly along  said river to point of commencement.  .  Dated 1st of May, 1001.  A.LIKDMARIC.  NOTICE  Takp notice that HO days aftor date I intend  to apply to tlic'phief coiiimlsalonpr of Lands  and Works for permission tp cut anil earrv  away timber from tlio following doKcribcil  lands situated in tlie P.Ik Bend District of  East Kootenay: commencing at a . post  plantod on the north bank of tho Columbia  Kiver about two irtlU'K Oailt of the mouth of  Wood Kiver and marked i> T. Downie's northwest corner"; thence easterly along ;he Columbia river I'M chains to a point ar chains  east of thc mouth of a large creek on the  south aide or said river ; thence southerly 80  chains ; theuce westerly 80 .-.hains. thence  northerly 40 chain"; thence westerly 40  chains *, thence northerly to the point of commencement.  Dated Ist of May. 1901.  T.   DOWNIE,  TAKK2srOTIC.5l.Ii.it .'!() days al'ler  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Coniniissionei" of Lands and "Works for  permission to cut and carry away  timber from the following describeil  lands situated" in thc Big Bend Dislricl of Kast, Koolenny: Comment-in.!'  at a post planted on lhu'north bank ol'  the Columbia rivei* HQ0 chains west of  the mouth of Cummins Creek and  marked "A. jM. J'inkliam's south-east  corner"; thence northerly -10 chains;  thence "westerly 250 chains: thence  southerly 10 ch-iins to the bank of (lie  Columbia river; thenee along said  hank 250 chains lo point of commencement.   ''  Dated 2nd Miiy, 1001.  .A. M. PINKirA."-].  xoTii'i*:.  (Fni i'ii i lhe  West  "Chollit" "Tusi.oir.ind L. V.  tii.nal Mineral I'l.iim.-* ,-iluuU*  Luideaii iM iiiin._r l)ivi*-i.>n nl  Koolenny Dislricl.  When* lui'.'iii'il : On Lexington  Moiiiilniii .Sinilli West uf Kvn mine.  Take notice llutl, I, I*'. ('. (Jreeii. of  Nel.-iiu. nei xxxg us njjreiil tin* Andrew V.  liii*-enliei'*-;er. !'\ M. C. I). ."iO-iSI and  the Imperial I'evclnpmi'ii: Syndicate.  I.iiiiileil, I'Ycc .Miiii-i*'*** Oilifiiuie _S\i.  I>, ..20Hi, inlend, -.ixiy (i.iv- liom thc  ��������� l.ile heieol, lo apply to the .Miumi;  I'et'oi'der lor cei i ilii'nli��������� of iiiipruve-  ini'iils. lor llu- ]>m (n.i-1* nl olitiiiiiiii^  Clown urn nl.*. ul' I be n In ive t l-iiui.-.  Ami I'm I her lake nolicc thai union,  iiinle.r seel ion ".", musi lie i iimineiiced  before llie i.*-.-.ii.*.iice of such rertilii-alc.-.  uf itiipiov'emciils.  Dated ibis lirst day of June IDOL  1*. C. Gjej-.i-.NV  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE.  ' NOTICE  The following applications have been  received for Liquor Licences:  Swan Anderson Retail Licence Illc-  cilllevvaet. *       ���������  Edward ' Harrington Retail Licence  Illecillewaet. <  J. J. 1'oley Retail Licence Anovvhei-'cl.  E. J. Kerr Retail Licence Arrowhead.  John Cameron Retail Licence Comaplix. '  * *  ���������J. A. McGee Retail   Licence   Comaplix.  Issac Bate Nock Retail Licence Thomson's Landing.  T. J. Grahame Retail Licence Thomson's Landing.  John Hector  Retail  Licence   Nakusp  J. D. Bourne Retail Licence Nakusp.  Thos. Abrie.l Retail  Licence   Nakusp.  And further take notice lliat thc regular  meeting of the Board of" Licence Commissioners will be held in McLeiuinns  Hotel, Trout Lake City, on June- 15th,  1901, at 1.30 p. m.  ,    I\. A. Upper.  Chief Inspector.  NOTICE  Steam Boiler lnspectors'<,Exam-  ination.  APPLICATION" for examination of Steam  Boiler Inspectors will be received bv tlie Chief  Inspector of Stenm Hollers, N'civ Westminster,  ll.l;., up to June 10th, 1001: Applicants must  be between llie age oi BS aiul .jO vcars. thev  must have had at least live years practical  workshop experience as machinists or boiler  makers, and must also have 11 tlioroiiL'h  understanding of steam ciifdnoeriiiK.  Form** of particulars mav be obtained, on  request of iutendini; applicants, rrom the  Chief Inspector of Steam liollers, N'ew Westminster, B. C. and must be jiropcrlv lillcd in  and returned to him on or liefore "the above  mentioned date.  'ihe-candldatos-seleciod-fnr^xaiiiiuiitioiT  will then be notilied a.s to date und place of  examination.  'I ho salary will be".100 per month.  W.C.VVUI.I.S,  Chiel Commissioner!)! Lands it Works,  Luiuls A Works Ili'ivirinient,  Victoria, II. C, 22nd May, l'Jul.  A BARGAIN IN  REAL ESTATE  A VALUA.*!..". lUSSrDENOI'"--  Properly near the Court house. Cn.st  oviM* SJI2.000, for wile at. #1000. For  terms and parliciilars-applv l.o A.  JOHNSON, Herald Ollice.  ".Inker" Alineral Claim, situ.ilr- in  (be I.i!dun 11 Mining Division of "We-st  Koolenny Dislricl.  Where localed: On Lexington  Mountain adjoii-.ing Jiva ginup on  Wehl.  Take notice Ihnl i, F. C. Cieei>, oT  Nei-011, ae! in-r as .i^ent for the Imperial DevelopmeuL Syudicite I/united,  Kiee Miiioi's Cerlilicale Xo. Ij. :i'_.0IU,  intend. siMy days fiom the dale heieol", lo aiiply lo I be Mining ."eioidi-i  for ,-t certiiit .He ol inipnivciiiciit.-, for  the purpoM* nf obi.1 ininp-; a Ctovvi,  ������i'.'inI of I be above claim.  And further lake notice thai action,  under section .'7. must he commenced  liel'ore I he issuance of smh eeiliii-.-ulc  of improvements:.  Daled lhis first dav of June. 1001.  F. C. (.KI-.I.X.  Certificate of- Improvements  NOT I CIO.  '���������Imperial" and -"]).i 1 fo 11 r'', mineral  claims, situate in the J..irdeau ininiiii;  division of We.-t Knolenay district.  Where   localed: On    Lexinglon  mountain, soiilli of lhe ICva mine.  '"'J'nke niit ice lhat I. IT. ' C. 'Gieeii'df  Nelsiiu. ni'linp as jijjenl for .1. .1. Folev.  F. M.C.. 13. :J.2i*."i. Coiy Menhen-.-k. F.  Al. C, Ji. :f2.l)-2l a nil John Bienn.ind.  Fiee Miners Certificate No. 11. :-S_.0:.7.  inlend (10 days fnun lhe dale hereof, to  apply lo ihe Mining Uecorder foi  Cell ilicate of Iiuproveme.iils. lor the  pin pose of obtaining Ci own (jrants of  the above claim*!.  And luither lake no! ice Ihatactinn.  under section '31. must, be c< innir-ncerl  b.il'ore I he issuance of such cerlificale  of improvement:*-.  Daled lhis Sth d.iv of Juno,  HOD.  F. O. CllIiEN.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICK  "Blue Jay" Mineral Claini. iituale in  the l.ardeau mining division of West  Kooienay distiiet.  Where   located:' On   Lexinfrtnn  Mountain   one-third of a mile south of  the Kvn mine.  Take notice lhat I. F. C. Green of  Nelson, acting a**: ageni for Dan Mc-  IiUo-di. I'Yee Miner's Certificate No. B.  1.21)10, intend 00 days from the dale  hereof, lo apply lo the .Milling  Itccoider for a Cerl.ilirale of Imprm-i*-  .1 nen! &,_vfor-lhe_piirpose_of-o bin ini rif;_,*i-  Oriiwn grant of llu* above claim.  And luither lake notice thai action,  under section IJ7, inn***!, be coiiiiimmu-i-cI  before the Uiu,nice of such cerlificale  of improvements.  D.it'-d thi.- Is! day of .Tune. 11)01.  I'". C. Giikkn-.  A    BUSINESS  PROPERTY  FOR SALE  ONSFCOND STKli-KT--.. bargain  and on ensv terms of pavnien!. Applv  to  ,T. D. Sl'BBAI.D, J'e.i'l   Kst.ilis  Agl.  ���������OPALINE  TREATMENT.  Seif   Home   Treatment   for   Ladies.  I will send free ������llh full Instructions some  of tliis simple preparation fin* the cure nf  Pcncorrluoti, Ulceration, IJKplaccin'enl anil all  Female troubles to oil ladies seiiiliiiK ad.lrc-s  to MRP. J. O. I.I'l", lirancli Miin.icur. near  East Railway Signal, Revelsloke Station.  Slav II���������'Jm  COURT  REVISION.  REVELSTOKE   RIDIKG   OF  "iVfcST  KOOIENAY DISTRICT.  SUI'l'LEMENTARY LIST.  A COURT OF REVISION ond appeal under  the "Assessment Act, 18S8", and Amendments,  will bo held at the Court house, Kevelstoke,  on Thurfiday. tlie 20th dav of June, 1001, at the  hour of 11 o'clock In thc forenoon.  c W.J.DICKEY,  Judge of thc Court of Revision and Appeal.  Revelsloke June 1st, 1901.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  XOTICIC.  "Tliehmt" (fiiu Lioiuil) and "Canon"  (fi-ui'lioii'il) mineral claim-, situ.ne in  llie l.ardeau mining division of Wesi  Kooti'ii.iy dia'.rict.  Where" lociled: 'On Pool creek  iid.jiitniiitf tlie Thehna and Dora mineral claims. *-���������  Take no!'ce I hit I. I**. C. Cicen of  Nelson, acting .is airent for I lie Impel-  ii.l Development Svndicnle. Limited.  Fiee .Miner'**, Ceil ilicate No. B. .''20.<l,  inlend (10 d.iv**. Iiiim ! he date hen-nf. In  npplv- to llie Minim; Kciotder I'or  cerlilicale of improvement.1, for the  purpiiM* of oblaii'iing Clown (."rants of  llie above claims.      '    -  And further take notice lhat action,  under S"ctinn 1.7. mint be commenced  befnie tbe i.-iu.iiK e of Mich ceiiilicates  of improvements.  Daled  lhi������ fii.it day of June. 1001.  F. C. Gkj:__.-.\  What the Men Employed on  The Maintenance of the C. P.  R. Tracks Request From The  Management.  The agreement whuh (he f,*i ievance  coiumiuce i.i C. P. K. Ti.icl.iuen ic  endeavoiin*.; in h.iit; ibv* coiiip.iny  aiiepl and -si^n lonl.iin.s a number of  el.ui-e*-, poinl inj-r out turn-nil employe  of tlie m.iintc-n.ince of w,iy department  -should be dealt Willi in ihe event. o[  tumble between the temp my and t he  employe :  That should an employe be discharged without just cause lie tball be  piid lot* his. lime ol7 duly a wailing an  investigation.  ���������Tbat nine hours s-h.ill coiiilituica.  day's lithur, except in the cu-c of  .switchmen, watchmen and pumpmen ;  in the ca.-e of overtime lime and a half  shall be puid.  That promotion Mi,ill be governed  by *-cnioi ity ; that the toinpany shall  run a liantpoit cn* for fir=li pro-  visioiK-on lerlain seclion-of (in- load  twice a week, and a .supply eai 11.11 ther  i-eci ions once a month, lhe r.iie to be  oiiehalf thai of legular 1 ales.  That lhe men shall have a cerlnin  measure of free Iranspoi latioi, on  their own section.  That lifter two years' seivicelhey  shall have lhe light lo leave of absence  once a year, with fi eo tr.insporlition  to any section of the line they wish lo  visit.  ���������j-'lint committees for lhe settlement  of giievaiues shall be granted leave of  absei.ee aiid free transputlalion.  Thai when men aie moved trom one.  section to another in cases of emergency the company shall defray all  ex peiis.es as lo boat d.  That the company shall keep all sec-  lion houses in good repair.  Thai secLioiii.'ieu-when rcqii'ued to  tend lamps shall receive lht* same rate  of pay -is opeiatois and agents for ihe  same class of work.  There aie several olher minor conditions. The wage scale presented for  adoption is aUu contained in lhe I e-  poi't. Tne Atlantic division minimum  is SI..71) pet* day, and the maximum $.'"  except in the case of foremen, siiow-  p.'ow men, and fl.mgei-.-, the rale be'mj;  $*J per day and expenses, which is also  the figm e for this class of vv 1,1 k on lhe  entire system. On ihe Ontario and  Quebec division the minimum is Sl.50  and lhe maximum S3 per day. The  minimum on the* e.istei 11 division is  $1.0.7 per day and the maximum SI J.  On lhe western division lhe pay is by  the monlh, except, in lhe case of the  sectionuien,,whicli is 81 .(So per day.  The minimum for the other ila-ses is  -S.70 per monlh."and the maximum $S0.  It is also lequiied thai no boarding  house-keeper shall charge more than  four.dollars per week for boaid. On  the Pacific section ihere is a daily and  monthly minimumand maximum. The  lowest, rate for the day is $1,75 and the  highest SI- By the month the rates  are ������75 and ,$.7.7. The company is also  asked lo make arrangcmenls to have  ils checks cashed without inconvenience to the n en.  Construction     is      Proceeding  Briskly at Different Points.  ���������7oil 11 G. Sulliviin. resident engineer  of the construct ion depai tn'iViil in the  Pacific division, was in the. cily on a  (lying visit Sunday. . He had just  returned fiom the scene of the railway  ���������"constrnctihir:it-l7rra"(V^i"iTrti;t1ri"eS~"tli7rt~"  work is * now fairly under way and  there is every indication that the road  will be built and in operation before  the snow flies. This means lliat the  work* will be pushed ahead at lop  speed for those familial" with the l.ardeau country know lhat the snow-  flies there at an early date.  Carlson i*c*;Co. of K.-mlo, ihe olher  member of the firm being Dick Porter,  a popular railway contractor, are  doing the work, on the le-siirveyed  si:i.tion of the line, while (he C. P. It.  const! net ion depni tiisi-nl is surfacing  Lhe *-iclion of oldgiade In lie utilized  in (hi* new line. The engineeron the  gioimd is A. F. Young. Mr. Sullivan  exeici-ing il geneial ovei-sight and  making' fieipienl liip- lo the work.  While he was then* last week the  company unloaded ihiiteen cars of  steel. A mile of lo.idbed is alre.idy  compleled and in actual use, a construction locomotive having been  biought io the giotind for the put-  pnse of handling the bu-iness. It is  proposed in cotilimii* the surfacintr  ���������uni inickliiying to llu* end of tbo*  pic-cnl. grade, and then lo follow the  ( oust! ucloi-s a.s 1.ipidly a--ilhey complete tin: grade ahead of (he rails. Jti,  thi*- uay no time will In- lost, and the'  _ woik will be kept tip in the giadet-s ns,  CERTIFICATE OF IJViPROVEMEMTS ^T^r^r^r^''1 ���������r,.v-t- -.  An interesting   fi-alitu;   of   tne rail-  load  wotk at   L,tri.fi   is   the transfer  lip in use for landing   oars.      In   this  NOTICK  Rossland mineral clu'ni. situated in  llie 1.111'dcaii .Mining Division of \Vesi  Kootenav Dislricl.  \VI1e1e located: On Lexington Mountain Soulh of tlti> Eva mine.  TAKK NOTICE that I. F.C. Green.  of Nelson, act ing as agent for Corv  Menbenick F. M. (!. B. :*{2 021 and 3. 3-  Foley Fiee Miner's Oeilifi.-ate No. Si.  tfl.D'.id. intend, sixty days* from llie dale  hereof, to apply to'the .Mining Recorder  for a cei ti.irate of  impiovemetit'*.   for  the   pin pose   of   obtainii  grant of the above claim.  slip ihe pontoon idea, evolved by Jlr.  Ki!tliv..:i, U ifsed and the apparatus is  givit-.g .opleudid satisfaction. Mr.  ���������Sullivan adapted his pontoon from ������  similar id..'a intioduced at a few points  in ihe United States, wilh ihe exception that his pontoon i- simple in construe! ion. inexpensive and easy of  manipulation wliile the American  pontoon is the reverse of all these  qualities. In ihe l'ioct"-r .-lip built'  last spring "lhe scheme was utilized for  the Hi-sl time, and now the same  '/*." I'*>1 piincipleisiii-tke to apply to the Laido  orown , s|;p   ,,.[,1,   S(une    modifications     that  And further take notice that action,  under section 37. mint be commenced  before the issuance of such certificate  of improveinenls".  Daled lhis Sth d.iv of June 1U01.  F. C. Giujen.  evpeiience has proven to lie desirable.  The Lai-dean will be a lively district  thi*-| slimmer. Alreadv people' aro  ariving there in considerable numbers,  and the residents of the district are-  looking forward to a lm*=y s-eason.���������-  Rossland Miner.  ra ���������+*++*'l**4*+*l������>*|^+*44**fr+***_r+*l."l*  * IF VOU ARE GOING TO TAKK ������  FOR A SPRING TONIC  T ���������Be sure-to take Good  Wine-  fr  $    4, The hest is called  ������     WILSON'S  INVALID  PORT  fr and kept at the  j Canada Drug & Book Company  ������ nEVEI-STOKK  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ' *****���������**'***** ************  ���������fu  wilo/ey Auyvi^  fadytiy ������7Ur*iiJAeL/  07L&US.  Notes of News.  T^ro, sutfus d-t^is/ksrva, t^h  Mi*, and Mrs. Hearn have left I.aniV  for lheir new home al l'oillge.  Gold Commissioner Fatiipn'er has  returned from visiting the Laideau.  1>. Wolsley slai-ted out this inoi'iiing  on a pro.-pecling expedition np lhe  track.  U. C Killeen, iiispeclor of l-oads.  legisteied at the Revelstoke Ibis  morning.  F. C. Elliott. Mis. Klliiitt and i hild of  Ti*o it Like (.'ity registered at the  Central vusterday.  C"e,i. .lohnsiin is away in Trout Like  in rhai-ge of 1'. JJurns .*< Co's meal  market there.  Tom Horn and Dan .Mcintosh mv  away doing assessment work on lheir  properties in the i-ardeau.  The public school closes on the _S"t!i  and the. promotion examinations commence on Monday.  Dan Dunbar has secured the contract for the erection of tho Great  Western Mines offices in Ferguson.  Capt. Dawson, well known to all old  timers of Calgary and Alberta died at  his home in Strathcona last week.  THE LOST MINE  Bobs up Again Near Chief  Mountain on the Alberta  Boundary With Several Fresh  Trimmings.  Hid old lVler Larli find   them   years  ago?    "I bad it chance lo get rich once  .1. M. Scott is making an addition  io P. Agren's cottage on McKenzie  Ave., which he has purchased for a  residence.  Mrs. L. Piunnner left for Nelson cm  Sunday morning to join her husband  who is working in the C. P. R. shops  there.  Mrs. F. XV. Macgregor returned on  Thursday evening from a three week's  visit to her sister, -Mrs". Parker at  Rossland.  The. C. P. R. has purchased a church  in Montreal. President Shaughnessy  is probably figuring on a bonus for a  celestial short line.���������Strathcona Sun.  ���������Windy, member of IDG, wants the  patronage of all union boys. Union  men remember your obligation and  look for the union card in lhe window.  - Services tomorrow (second Sunday  after Trinity) in St. Peter's at S and  11 a.m. and 7.30 p. in. as usual. Rev.  ('. A. Procunier officiating.  A special niee'.ing of tlie members of  L. O. L. No. ICoS will be held in the  lodge room at S o'clock this evening.  All brethren are mpiested to   attend.  F. Devore was discharged from the  pest'nouse yesterday. Tliere is only  one patient. Currie. there now and he  is in the hands of the provincial  authorities.  Mr. T. V. Twinning and Mr. Sydney  H. Morse (the Orient tenor) have  returned from the Kootenays and wil]  give a concert on Tuesday, .lime ISth.  in the Methodist vliurch.  The board of health met* again on  Thuisday night with a full house and  after discussing various accounts  decided to refer tIioiii all to the cily  solicitor for a legal opinion as lo which  the city is or i- not entitled tu settle.  Baton L. Amluogy, a young Frencb-  iii-ni of means   and   Harold   de liildt  iegisteretl-.it the Revelstoke yesterday  " _riToIu���������\\*.rslJTTTgtTrn  goiieinlo the Lir-deau with the in'.en-  lion of looking over llie cntin.ry as a  Held for investment.  An appropriation has been made for  a ti-n.il from the main trail to Big Bend,  to Smith Creek whicli will avoid a  long and difficult detour iiround the  mouth of Goldstream and cut olT  several miles of unnecessary travel.  When lhis trail is open il will be possible to ni-ike Smith Dret-k from the  steamboat landing at Li Porte in 20  miles.  It i������ rumored thai another chartered  liank will ojien a branch heie in the  coins-*:; of the next two or three  months. The mining activity in the  lower country tributary to Revelstoke  with the prospects! of the early opening of the iiiiiiir-iiru' ore Imdies known  to exist north ot Revelstoke in the  Big Bend district will tell their own  story in the very near future.  A. XV. Saxon, machinist,* has ptii-  <*ha������ed an intf-iest in the Revelsloke  Steam Lautnliy. More machinery has  heen ins ailed so that the propi u*lor>  ���������will now be in a position lo handle  in dels) with jjiemer facility than ever  They-olicit iucre.is*-d p-iiroiiai;** I'm*  the "laundry as the only institution ol  the kind, employing white labor only,  in the city.  In the window- of the Great Western  MiDes oflice on Front St. is to be. seen  * displayed a large piece of actinolyte, a  mineral of the hornblende variety and  closely allied to asbestos, wliich it  verv 'stronglv resembles. It was  found bv G.'B. Nagle occurring in  stringers'in schist during his recent  trip to Tete Jaune Cache. Although  of no commercial value itself, actin-  olvte is interesting as a possible indication at greater depth of its more  valuable relation asliestos.  A Scandinavian club has lieen org;".-  nized at Calgary. The Alhertan says  the constitution and objects will lie  similar to the Foresters aud other  I K-nevolent societies and all who speak  anv Scandinavian language without  i-egard to sex will lie eligible for  iiieuiliersliip. Up to date then.* are ."52  ineuilieiii audit is expected that the  Calgurv lodge will reach nearly 100.  ������ltlier "lodges an; to lie formed, a*.  opportunity offers, throughout Cana-  dn and the States.  a long I inn* ago. and did not. do it be-  cau-e I did not know the value of gold.  1 saw plenty, plenty gold in 'a creek,  and look some which I carried in my  bullet pouch a long time." Such were  lhe words of Peter Larb, Black Pete,  us be was commonly called, and the  (hiding of a rudely drawn sketch of  the vicinity which lie made, and his  retenl death of four score yens of age,  recalls an incident in his life, related by  him ten yeai'sago while he and the  wviter were hauling h:������y one day.  Wu were talking mines and mining,  and we asked lhe quaint old man il  he had ever a chance lo make ii stake,  or heard ofthe Losl Cabin claim about  wliich so much has been said, surmised  and written, when he allured the  above quoted words and added: "I  believe I. saw the place once, and  think 1 could find it again." Knowing  that the old man would tell his story  without urging and in his own way,  we did not press him for its recital but  waited till the spirit moved him to  speak.  "I have lived  off   and   on   about   15  years with the Blackfeet Lillians"   he  said.    "IMiuiy years ago 1,   with about  150 lodges of them, wintered on a little  creek   near   Chief   Mountain     where  there was plenty of wood,   and   there  we hunted elk and hul.'nlo.   while   our  women dressed robes and   made   pem-  niican.    lt was a very mild winter, the  ground scarcely froze, and   very   little  snow fell even in the nioiinliaiis, so we  had a good time,  as  game   was   very  plenty all round  us.     We   had   heard  lint back in the mountains there were  some white men living in a cabin   who  were taking money out of the ground,  and I had planned with   some   of   the  Blackfeet to visit  them  sometime   in  the future.   One day a small war party  of Kooleiiais came to our  camp   with  scalps of three white men, saying they  had   killed   them   in   the    ni.iuutains  about two days' travel from where we  were camped.    They also brought two  horses   with   them   which   they   said  tliey had laken from the men, but had  left one wliile animal with ears  like   a  moose of which they were   afraid   because it looked very fierce and made  a  lerrible   noise.     They   had   buckskin  hags filled with heavy dust, gold  dust,  I tell you, and chunks of   it.   too.      ll  was spring   then   and   the   grass   had  started to grow.    I proposed   lo   some  of the Hlickfeel. lhat we   follow   their  trail back, and see I'or ourselves   what  was theie, and bury the dead men   the  Kootenais had left on  lhe   ground,   so  next day we started, rode all day.   and  al night camped by a small lake in  the  mountains.    Next day we took up  the  trail again and went around a swampy  piece of giound at the head of the lake  through which a stream ran.     In   this  swamp were many  beaver.      Wu   fol-  Dr^Gr^TIVC'v- ba"v"t*^"|mvrell"llii*_slrt!7iiiriirwhoi'e���������ir-forkedr  and the trail went up  the   right   hand  iiranch.    This   again   forked   and   we  followed the trail up lhe lel'l hand one  to the fool of a   very   high   mountain.  Tliei-e in a lillle park on   the   banks of  the stream, we found the cabin,  about.  :. o'clock   in   the   afternoon.      It   was  built of logs, covered   wilh   dirt,   and  had a hole cut in the side for a window,  and the door was made of an elk's hide.  There wu found   the   dead   men.   two  outside and one within shot  to   death  and scalped.      We   buried   them   the  best we could at this roots   of   a   large  ������������*������S������^������������������������������������������������������������g>g@.������������$������������  pring  Come and  see  our Beautiful display  SPRING   MER01IANDI.SK  Beautiful   White  -iK  Fancy While Muslins, All-Over Laces, Valenciuni, l.te.  Dainty Muslins. A most, beautiful display of those  Goods in various colors at 1.1c, 17c., -"(le., -.."ic, and litli*.  s  Mercerised Sateen Skirls in endless colors���������all prieei  *?*". ������**"> iP\1 <f������  ^_������ W> '<Jti ���������&  Swiss ami  l''.!.-.l.i.ii!.'ible  WTrW***  THE COMMERCIAL  tota-ow-   CENTRE OF THE  We sell lh  isked I'or  Perren's  Famous " PFRI'HNS" Gloves  Tr"".. "T"*"*v ���������"p*���������"!'      It:,      ���������W"'*!?1  ftDiUAU  iyriNTN  -->.{-"A- ���������������__. ������&*.    I"   _u__i !____��������� ^  s  Once worn alvvavs  Boys' Blouse Soils  Just,   to   hand, Hie    finest 'shipment of   HOYS'   HLO HSI':  SI'I  These are the best make iu Canada and don't rip anywhere.  Men's Cloths  s from $150 Up  Microscopical  Exactness  Is demanded in the Compounding of  Prescriptions; and our care and skill  ���������the results of experience and  training���������assure that Degree of accuracy. And, in addition, our drugs  are always pure and fresh. Biing  your prescriptions here.  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  G. F. CURTIS,  have just opened up a   large  range  of  Heaulifu  Ml-Wool Serge and Woi'stered Suits an  Sateen-Lined  il marked them a wav down.  CALL AND SF.F. US RICFORF. HUYlNli   .���������.LNI-.AVHI-.IM*..      *  TAYLOIl 1II.OUK.  McKenzie Avc  WaXTEI*���������1'oi.llioii its housekeeper or work*  iiiK('U!ii|iiiii!(>ii near --.evulsionc. Comfortable  home more desired thun sulery, Box 71,  Kevelstoke Station.  prior to Ibis time. Then he asked for  paper and pencil and drew a rough  map of the locality as near us he could  recollect after sii long n time had  passed. Afterward be repeated substantially the sninuhtiiry to a neighbor, and we have no leason to doubt  that Old Pete had seen soiuethingof lhe  kind iu his younger years. There are  one or two old Kooleiiais still living  west of the Rockies who i laim to know  of I his place and remember the killing  of the while men. Three years ago  one of these Indians consented to  guide a party thither and journeyed to  ihe summit ofthe range in direction of  lhe locality which Pele dtscribed. but  was taken sick and could go no farther,  lt was in this section that Mrs. Dickson of Dakota whose two brothers  were killed by Indians' years ago at  the so-called Lost Cabin diggings,  spent llie summer in a vain search buttle hidden wealth. Can it be possible  that, the Lost Cabin diggings weie a  reality, and may yet be discovered in  some heretofore, unpiospeeted gulch?  Who knows ?���������A. 11. C. in Dupuyer  A caul ha.  & GEORGE  THE   WIDE-AWAKE   BUSINESS   MEN,   MACKENZIE   AVE  &&&Q&&Q&&  Residence Lots .$?S and $100  REVELSTOKE  B. C.  J-gj_3--(i_.cnm"*_TCaiTBmapE  cmnaaiKDoaiattMci  ���������j'-a'*g*tf^'*<.ta-^j;g^ra'-*g'-s^^  P  ^The difference between, rent paying ancl the Birkbcclc plan^  ������S of Rent Purchase. *K?1  C-s-ii *,y*-i  V*. . fi*.**.  K**i  P RENT PLAN    -  1$ Pay $10 or $15 per month for the  gQ use of somebody else's house I'or  ������"5 10 years. At the end of that  &Jf lime the landlord owns' the  ^3 house and money, the lentpayer  fi^j has a package of receipts.  ������&2 .   <jcgj For Further iiiinriniitlo:i upply to  )#=(        lewis bros, nr to  r������'*\ '-.^  8SS&  BIRKBECK  PLAN  Pay from $10 to $h*i per  S������  month >-,���������.<  for tin:  uue  uf a heme  for  ten isSjJ  years-.      At the end of tbat n-ne x%<������  you   own  yonr home  and save gVy  money ever afi er. tpsi,  \&  ft v.*  G. Q. ftlcCARTER,  Solicitui',  K*"  \r>ii  ]mm������mmxmmmm^  Ophir.  Manager Caesar of the Ophir placer  claim at the mouth of McCullongh  Creek bus commenced pulling the  gravel thiough the flume, which he  constructed last year. He is operating now chiefly in tlie old workings  but will soon be. in virgin ground.  S. S. Revelstoke.  F.'McUuny r turned from Nakusp  on Wednesday evening having made  satisfactory arrangements with Mr.  Bulger, foreman of the C. P. K. shipyards there to build the boat. By this  coarse the. extra expense and delay,  which would ensure,' of building the  ways and getting m material, if the  boat was built here, will' be avoided  and the construction will be in expert  hands. The Iir planks for the boat  vv.ill have to be obtained at the coast  and tbeengines, boilers and machinery  will probably be furnished by the  Albion Iron Works. The boat, should  be ready in about forty days from the  date of commencement. Her tiip up  tbe river ought to be niaikel as a  special occasion by I.he citizens of  lievelstoke.  Mrs. MiifklCKtnn. who is loavlnf; town nliont  .lime 2Gth. offers the .following urtieles ut  private, sule:  -   FLOOR E-J23  COSY C03NES1S  BLAMKETS -"  FEATHER PILLOWS  ���������GOAL STOVE  COOK STOVE    ,  COAL GEL STOVE  Dishes and KStohen Utensils  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  .A-G-SOSTT   JPTD1P,  REAL ESTATE���������  ���������\ 1'. !'.. TOWN.-11TE,  M.UIA. TOW.N'SITK.  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ._ Al-���������.���������*.".*IV,A.ra..U    I EnuilaOlUSSavIl  Ciuii'.ilii PcriiiBiionl & Western  rtKi'-i.e Corporation,  quiiatilo Saviiiga j_oim uiu! IJuililin;*  H SURANCE ! j=s  OJA L FOIl SALE.  Association.  Meronntile FIro.  linncrlnl Tire.      Cliiiirillnii I'ire.  Kire.      Oaleiloniiiii lore,  leilei'iiiiiin Lite.      Atlns Kire.  HOUSIiS FOR SALE AND RENT,  fr  fr  fr  fr .  $  fr  f  fr  $  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ^idr������f_Revelstoke Station.  i*  fr  t������^l5->#-^SPA.^*?-'>*^'"."'>r>f*-">vt>r-*^  Honest ndmh-ation is elected by  those who wear our clothes. They are  c ways correct, elegant, suitable. It is  pleasing to be well attired, and pleasing to be conscious that others admire  your taste. IBy buying hore you dis-  arfli criticism and usuallv save yourself cash.    ..'.���������....���������"  HIGH CLASS LADIES'  CUSTOM TAILORING  . B Cressman  THEART  TAILOR.  MeKENZIl.   AVENUE   -  I.nrp-e and Well  Sutiiple 'tooiiis..  -Hrliteil  The 3!ue Jay.  A big lot. ten tons at any rate, of  supplies and machinery, will be scut  up to tne Duquesne .Minim; Co.'s property on Smith creek before lhe end of  llie mouth. As soon as these gel np  there Ihe force will be increased and j  ai tiye   operations^  which _h"ive lr-ul lo j  pine which had blown down, and made  a cross of two sticks and set it iu the  ground by Ihem. There we found the  anim.-i! whicli the Kootenais were so  frij������litenrd at, a white burro or pack  iiinle as I had surmised, which I took  home with me and kept for my own  um*. The sand and giavel in the stream  had been dug up and shoveled out, and  there were gold pans, and sluice boxes  there made of boards hewed out with  an ax. "And was there gold to be  seen there Pete?" we asked. "Y<*.  yes,, plenty of gold, pieces so big" he  said picking up a pebble as large -*.s ;i  grain of, coll'ee."' We found a tin  box in the house, probably overlooked by the Kootenais, and it.  was full of gold and very heavy. 1  took some of the biggest pieces  home with me, and gave them to the  priest when he came from the north lo  visit us. He told me not to go theie  any more and not to tell any one what  I had seen tor ir. would bring bad luck  to me and the Blackfeet, all of whicli  I was fool enough to believe. "And  how long ago was this Pete" we asked.  "I will have ' to get a stick and cut  notches in it and count the yeais"  leplied the old man, then 70 years old,  and so tliu conversation ended until a  .rainy day kept us in the house when  he of his own accord broached the  subject again. With'knife and slick  on which he cut notc'ies for yens, he  laboriously recl.oned the time whicli  had passed since he was if! years of  nge, and conc'uded that it wn? '3S years  be suspended owing to the iiupoisi'iil  ity of getting in supplies, will be  resumed.  The Standard  Reports from thf* Standard shew-  that the work on the mine i������ progressing very favorably. The lower  tunnel, which is heing run to cross-cut  the lead, is now in 1:10 feet. They an;  encountering very heavily mineralized  rock in the workings and all the indication.-, point to a strike of the main  ore body in a very short time. .Sales  of stock in the Prince Mining Co.,  whicli owns this valuable property,  are going steadily on.  Antimonial Group.  D. Wolsley brought, into the  IlKiiAr.n oflice yesterday some line  specimens of antimoniul silver from  his properly on the north fork ofthe  Illecillewaet. which is located 21 miles  fron*. Albeit Canyon and within 400  feet, of the waggon ron.1. The ledge is  four feet wide with ore on both walls  and run be traced across I.he two  claims. Tliere is a crosscul tunnel run  H!0 feet to intersect lhe lead and two  small prospect shafts have been sunk  exposing lhe pajvtreak. 250 feet of  the vein has been stripped and 3 tons  of ore takt il oif the whole length in  tbis work were shipped as a smeller  lest lo Trail and after paying n 1  expenses netted $221*. An assay of the  nre went Sll.TO in silver, 2317 dwt. in  gold and 30 per cent1 copper. Tlie vein  i.s ii contact of black lime and grey  slate. Under development the  Antimonial should turn out a valuable  properly.  During a storm on Monday which  upio.itcd tloz'jns of trees on the. Ferguson townsite, a big hemlock, some. 150  feet, high, fell on the residence of K.  I*. Peltipiece, editor of the Kagle,  breaking in the roof and one wall.  Fortunately no one was hurt.  -*s%  P  R  I  N  T  Note Heads, Bill Heads  JLctter_H_eads_,__.S_tatern_ents__  Envelopes, etc., etc. in  an up to date, clean and  attractive manner. Send  to us for your next printing. We arc sure we  will "ive vou satisfaction.  Iiitenilinp inireliiL-ei*:, arc rentiesteil   lo call  before:) ]>.ni.  The   Revelstoke  Hearld  Printing and   Pub.   Co.  "Soo Line"  IMPERIAL  LIMITED  Starting June 10th,  will  make the run from Coast to  Coast in  1  fi"S  To Mine Owners,  Prospectors  and Others..  For Sale at Albert Canyon  Large quantity of- Mining  Supplies, Sawmill, Hoisting  Plant, Concentrator Plant,  Blacksmith's Outfit and all  the .Stores, Plant and Supplies situated at the Waverly  and Tangier Mines, Downie  Creek.  '���������'or full particulars apply to Mr. ('..  Carlson, at Albert, Canyon, or to  Messrs. Wilson Si Senkler, Inns of  Court Building, Vancouver, B. V.  NOTICE.  All persons owing Laundry Bills are  requested to pay up bv the 22nd uh the  books must be closed fn order to  form  a co-'inrtnership.  jini-15-2t. F. BUKER.  Chc.tp Rates  Now in f.ffect to the  PAN-AiYiERiCAN  EXPOSITION.  T. W. Cradshaw,      f"_.  Ilevt'J-r.oke.  3. Coyle,  AksJhi, Oen.  I'leiiuiiKcr -Wilt  Vancouver.  Corporation   of  the  of Revelstoke  City  MKIMOAI, HI-.Af.TH  OI'|-K!i:i{.  Applications for the position of City  Health Ofiicer will be received by the  undersigned up to noon on Friday.  June 21st, 11)01. Applicants will state  salttrv required.  C. E, SHAW,  City Clerk  Heated by Hot Air and Klectrln  Hells and Light in every room '  Freo Bus Mool"< All Trains  I'.i'UMHiul.k* itates    -���������.HOTEL' VIOTOBIAjl-:'  ��������� JOHN V. PERKS, Piiophiktou  "-.'it'lil* Grill i-toim la ('Mineetlon Ior the Convenience ol Guests,  ^"^i^lmil'au.! nx,x:xt;x {^@V@QS%������])(������, ' lo' (^o  AJJD  SEE THI"! BARGAINS AT  GUY BARBER'S IN    '   '     ���������  Watches, Clocks, Etc.  134*4 Rodgers Bros.' Flat Ware.  SPECIALTY WATCH REPAIRING  " ������������������������������-Wi>IW������lMII���������WIIIMW-1>Mimi ���������!!    i������*^w^to^a������^���������*^w*i^wM  SMELTER    ���������  TOWNSITE  Lots from $100 Up.  fflm  'S3*  R.H.MAYNE,*;  ��������� ji i  Notary Public and Insurance Agent. ,  V  (!  IS  I  J  f ���������  A\  1  I

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