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 /J  ,-il  /  (//yfY(M������c&J   ^-o  .'���������' t  ������������������ '������������������/���������^'"-/^���������^  Journal  Vol    V.  No/'lH7  REVELSTOKE B. C.   WEDNESDAY   APRIL 23 1902  $2 OO a Year in Advance  We are;-the largest"-buyers'  of GROCERIES vih the;  North Kootenay, and are  therefore able to offer the  verj- best goods produced  in* the -world at the-.very  lowest" prices. '-".-Although  times have been hard during the past year, our business has been the largest  we ever had in Revelstoke,  which is very encouraging  to us..     . *   ." -���������  o  u  R  S  P  E  C  I  p^Xhis*-y_������iv Av^-haye^nade  ������������������ - arrangements which will  T -"enable us to give "our' cus-  -Y - tomers* better prices than  ~J������' eyer before:      , ^  AROUND THE  i-.iv. A.   -r. ,-������, I. j*. \ ;*-< ������ ������������.���������  W������ G> & R������  Shirts  These Shirts are reco'g-  "' nized to be* superior to  " '    any made in  Canada for  Style    and    Durability  We-haVe'the'ni'-in all the  -%f Latest Patterns. _v.        . -r  %  ���������#& t8l  ���������M'OiWh^i. t*(t*.-������'I*i*j**BViA=a���������*���������  Neck Ties  ���������_^ The celebrated.CurrieTie  x*t^;'l^The^ Spring ��������� Patterns  - in theseCGoddshave just  -been   received,  ancl   for  ;.;i';r?.'-Beautv-vand Taste, excel-  ���������**_���������"--si- anything"vet"-produced  x..<* is*a!;r_-*.-.w������**Tf '."-7K--..('"-,:-_,: :*"*>!  ���������,   ^   by this. Renowned Firm.  ������,i>' "-���������-/   ���������*"���������. * " "* ^ ���������   '  .*  L~'X^fo^.Tife M_akersA ,',*-  Hats! Gaps!  ��������� i ":..-The wor.l d-r e' n o w n e d  '-'. ���������"Cliristie,,an,d Fedo'ra'Hafs'  .���������,A   corisignment^in-'the'  Latest 'Styles" ..lias, Jtist.  ., ,.-,. been opened up.  "Jit-C *>(L;5.*>ti-i"������'-?-^'W5"������"  ���������������**.**���������*��������� JiTSSit'lWMB.'VvM^  underwear  ���������',. -j. * Fjof Spring'arid'Strmn^er.--  lA,'.-? A' well "selectedconsign-'t  ment of Imported- Scotch  and EnglishJine, woolen,  Balbriggan and ^Fleece-.  Lined Underwear just to  ,"*,--,= .. A ���������,-f���������,'-".':>>'I *3-".j*\v..   *.'-.  hand.  ���������s**",������������������- ������~^-���������������i"j: i  "���������*Ladies'"and"Gent1s 'Hos-2  .-"'f ^!rierjr in :Silk, GasHmere,7  - ...and. Wool. ,vA complete  .���������, ..... stock.o.������,the. Latest..Pat-  sterns and. Best,, Quality.' .-  ������ .*=���������  *. -.  - v*"(  j A/ carload .^pf  Assorted  " Hardware just opening,  , ���������"��������� .tip.Y,,". '-: ���������'. -', ���������'��������� ".' .  Personal   Paragraphs - Pertain-  - ing'to Railway Men Picked up  By the Herald   Man   on   His  - Daily Rounds.  Gem Supt. .Marpole ami J. Wilson,  Supt.'of (J.P.B. telegraphs,' citnie up  from the west and went soulh lhis  morning. . ---"���������'-.'  . The municipality of Levis has levied  a personal tax -on all brakemen mul  locomotive firemen residing and exercising theii* calling in llie town.  XV.'A. Blair, of the Government  railway mail serviee,-who h.is hitherto  iun upon the Medicine ll.it and Ciow's  Nest, '"arrived 'here this morning to  take the C.ilgary-RcvcULoke inn.���������  Calgary Herald.    * '      ,   . -Mr; Lock wood arrived from V.-mcon  ver on Tuesday morning to ielieve.Mr.  Freeman Lake, who has resigned hi*  position in charge, of . C. P. It. slores  here. Air. L*ilce"is" leaving lomnrrow  for South Africa, via Nelson anil the  Cfoiv.,*; ���������*. j-  Mr. Chapman, the It.it Portage  editor, whose death we ihronickd  among ;our .despatches, -in *a- recent  issue, was at one time a railway  conduct or''nnd wiis 'veiy popular  umong thu railway men of his district..  C.'P Jt. - Fireman Jack Thompson  who-has -been -in the Kamloops and  Victoria hospitals for some consider  able time, was taken to his home at  S.ivonas on Friday .evening last, so fur  not impioved hy the treatment he has  received.   T.E.-'Biikbeek, freight and passenger  agent and Col. Haywood, auditor, of  the Kettle Valley line, are shy some  $0000 in their cash and when last heard  of were in Spokane. Birkbeck was  fpimerly a C. P.B. employe. Haywood  a   real   estate   agent   in   .Seattle   and  -.Vancouver.     >.  "������*-,-*-*"        -- *  _? A meeting of the C. P.,R. employes  lit'^Calgary^was,' held lust week .to  discuss the formation of a"* library and  and reading room. A committee was  'appointed to interview fhe"Y.'Mr.C. A'.  regarding the amalgamation 'dt lliat  association with the railway employes.  If lhat is done it is probable lhat a new  building-vi ill he erected and a - vei y  strong organization formed.  Onr correspondent in St. Paul writes  us labor,generally iu the Twin Cities is  well employed. Laborers 'especially  are scarce. - Great Northern ttackmen  employed locally after a strike lusting  a Vjfew ; days were - granted their  demands, track laborers now on hoth  the Great Northern and Northern  Pacific systems are paid $1.50 per  day. The local foremen, who had not  grit tostand in .with the men, got no  advance. '.'Sarve'em rite"���������afiaid~of  their job. Labor on its knees instead  of its feet, gets  it in  the neck every  time.���������Voice.  ' ..." ���������*.,-��������� ...i  'The - revision committee of the  "western division of the C. P. R system  assembled in Winnipeg about the Tth  inst. .hoping to settle, the terms of a  jew]^sc_hedule^_.with ���������,thc .divisional  ^iflicers ofthe company. 'Owing to the  absence of"the'geu'eral superintendent  no 'meeting could -lie arranged' until  lhe_l.:>lh,_\vhen_it^\vas_found_impossihle_  to arrive at-jau- agreement mutu-illy  satisfactory, aud the,-''committeemen  relurned-honie. A similar conference  of the eastern division is now proceeding in Montreal, wilh result noi ns yet  reported. The case for the western  nien is" now"placed*, in -the hands of  their*"general 'chairman 'and it, seems  likely that the whole question will .he  submitted to the supreme authorities  of both side*.;, - * ���������        -.        ������     -  ^Officials. of..4he���������.Lake,.Shore have  determined .to do away, with Hie smoke  nuisance on the entire road by tlie use  lit -.a^new-.'smoke consuming device.  Tests"have recently lieen made by ihe  management of the Neiv.York Central  which' have been highlyr'satisfactoi*y  and it ia said that with caiefnl tiling  theru ,is no'escape of smoke from the  engines. An-ofticial of th'e road sayj:  "By the use "of the' consumers "the  comfort of the travelling public will he  greatly increased, as it will be.possible.*  for passengei's'to open car windows  without'' being deluged with i'indei.s  and smoke.' -Wo h'.ive found that soft  coal can be used.as the attachment not  onlyr consumes^the smoke, hut shows a  saving of at least one ton of coal on an  ordinary run."  ; A frightful accident occurred al  Blairmore on Sat, in day week by whiih  Conductor William Hughes, of Medicine Hat. lost his life. . He was  standing 'on 'a- lumber^ laden flat car  about to cut out three boarding cars lo  be run on the Blaiimore tracks and  gave a signal to brakeman McDermott  showing that he was about to draw a  pin. He disappeared and when nost  seen was lying across the rails, teirihly  mutiluted und death was no doubt  instantaneous. The body was taken  to Macleod where a coroner's inquest  was held and the jury returned the  following verdict:���������"That death was  purely accidental and that no blame  can be attached to either railway company or to employes."  Seattle Capital Interested in an  Hydraulic Proposition to Win  Gold and Platinum on Slate  Creek.  The report of R. YV. Brock on the  Boundary Creek district comprised in  tho Summary of the Geological Survey  Dept., jusfc to hand contains tho  following valuable pointer on platinum  prospecting: "The recent increase in  the u^e   of  platinum   has   created   a  t    ' O ���������*  strong demand for this tnct-al and it is  now as valuable as gold. Tts principal  source is in alluvial sands, where it  occurs with garnet," magnetite, gold  and olher heavy minerals. As sand  it is sometime-- very fine and of a  brown or*Ieiul color. Treated with  nitric acid it shows a white color. It  has been found in the Similkameen  district and is known lo occur at many  "points iii tlie Western States. Wheh  found in place it has heen principally  confined to serpentine and when found  in sands it is usually in the neighborhood ' of serpentine. Consequently  strcams drainiiig.maases of serpentine  in particular should ho"prn<.pectP'aw for  platinum." A recent report in the  Vancouver World on tiie platinum  deposits of the Sinijlkq.ii.een says:  Platinum in thoSimilk.imeenconntry  has long been mined and more of that  very precious metal has been taken out  of the district named than any other  part of tbe province. Chinamen have  heen making a living oif tlie platinum  found iu the placer "deposits of the  Tulanieen river, and also on Granite  Creek for llie past fifteen years, but as  yet, no work has been performed on an  extensive scale.  Nov.-, however, a company lias been  foimcd to develop the claims 0:1 which  platinum is to he foundiind will pursue  the work in systematic manner. This  in tiio Slate Creek Hydraulic Co., and  Seattle capital has been interested to  wear down the hanks of Slate Creek  over 1111"aiea of 320 acres. Slate Creek  is just over, the divide of tiie -Similkameen i'i ver" nn "the Washington side,  but it is pioposed to carry' the  operations into the British Columbia  territory."  '"Some day will bo discovered . tlie  simice of the great platinum deposits  in these livei.s" said the manager of  the company, *.' who is a local man,  "and tlie successful  man  will  have a  greater source of wealth than a  Standard Oil magnate."  The projectors of the company are  very sanguine and if their operations  are at all successful, it will mean a rush  to the Similkamecn In mine platinum.  Refined platinum is of greater value  today than refined gold, and the fact  that the creeks in this district have all  along been productive will lead to  many more taking up Uio work.  The value in gravel from hundreds  of assays made hy the Klato Creek  Hydraulic Co. shows two-thirds in gold  find une-lhiid in coarse platinum, with  some nuggets as large om the nail ol'Uio  little finger of a man's hand. The  gravel runs 25 cents a yard iu platinum  and gold, and it is helievei. that somo  where in that 320 acres the old bed of  the creek will he crossed and extremely  rich platinum gravel will he found.  - All tho big handlers of platinum in  America, including Wliile k Co., the  dental firm of Philadelphia, who  di-posc of 91,000,000 worth of metal  annually, have had representatives  through the district in an endeavor to  locate platinum claims, hut all in vain.  Uightat the head of Slate Creek is a  lead of magnetic ironcontainiiigtraces  of platinum. At Princeton an ore  hody containing silver, copper and  gold, also carries platinum, it is said,  in paying quantities, but is very  refractory.  ' "Twenty years ago the Chinese  panning gold on Granite Creek threw  the dull little pellets of p'atinum away  calling them''whitego'd." Tlie trading  firm of Cook & Co., heard of this and  bought the white go'd from the  Mongolians at about 50 cents an ounce.  In Uiosp days it was sent to Victoria in  litt'e sacks and disposed of al, from .$3  lo $ J por ounce.- The Chinamen now  know it is as valuable as the yellow  met.il and thousands of dollais worth  a year aie sent to New York from the  Similkamecn.  , There is considerab'e serpentine in  the formation of the Big Bend district  and it is known that platinum is found  iii placer form in the grave's of the  upper Columbia and its tributaries. A  sharp lookout will no doubt be kept by  Big Bond prospectors tliis sen-sou for  indications of this valuable mineral.  Plans are now heing disc ussed bv  lhc C.P.R.for extensive impiovements  at the C. P. R. shops'in .Winnipeg.  S'Uiie time ago m rangfini'ii's were  ������ell under way for iiupi*n\ mii-til** at  (hitshops, but these fell thiough. Now  the_necessity of enlargement is even  mete pressing than it wa.s then. The  shops are overt urtyded and woik  cannot be "turned out" with"ihe"rapidity  (hat it should, owing to the cramped  condition there for room. The stall: of  men employed under Master Mech inic  -MacKinnon is larger than it ever has  been and more men would be laken on  if there was more room al the shops.  If the piesent plans are can ied out,  the space taken up by the present  shops will he about doubled and the  expenditure on tho work will run to  about $50,000.  AT GOLDFIELDS  Installing the Electric Plant' on  The Camborne Group at Gold-  fields.-���������To be Ready by June  ist.  H. '/,. Brock, managing director of  tlie. Northwestern Development Syndi  cate, i.s up at Goldfields engaged in  installing a cnmplete electric power  plant. Three carloads of machinery  ha.'e been taken to Comaplix hy  steamer from Kobson and from there  it will be taken up to the proposed  site near Goldfields by packing the  .smaller sections and skidding the  larger ones. The power plant will be  first used to operate ten machine drills  with which development and exploratory work is to be vigorously pushed.  Ib is expected that the pknt will he in  working order by June 1, when mining  operations proper will bo commenced.  At present the force of men engaged  on the property is erecting building?.  At the power site the snow is all gone  although there is a large quantity on  the claims where the tunnelling-will  be commenced. Plans' are also being  prepared for a ten" stamp mill to be  erected on the property when development has progressed further. The  power for the plant will be derived  from Menhemiick creuk, which passes  close to the property.'       .   .  LATEST NEWS  BY TELEGRAPH  Molybdenum.  The report of the Geological Survey  Dept. just issued has tlie following  remarks on molybdenite: * "The  demand for molyhdeiiiteat good prices  still keeps up. so that with the discovery of workable and accessible deposits  a new industry could be inaugurated.  This mineral is ot common occurrence  111 the Liiurentiaii rocks ot Eastern  Canada and' discoveiies are also  reported from Biitish Columbia. At  no point however has it. so far, heen  developed .sufficiently to_. prove its  existence in commercially workable  quantity.- Il seems to'occur mostly  as disseminiitedcrystalsin quart7. veins  and where'the larger* and thicker  foliated crystals are plentiful, it would  seem lh.it proHtable extraction by  'crushing-unci hand piekYtig'-6"hould-t)e  possible in view of the prices oiTeied,  viz.. ,$200 to $230 per ton Tor the pure  miueial. Willi regard however to the  class of ore cairying the miueial  evenly disseminated in small flakes, as  is so often the case,, ditliculty would  probably be experienced in making an  efficient separation by the usual  methods of ore , uressing, tbe flakes  being apt to float away with the  lighter gungue material."   v    '  Stylish   Shirtwaists,  in  Dresses  We have now ready for your inspection one of the finest-displays ofthe above  -lines-of-goods=cver-imported-into=this-city.=--^-Perhaps---yoii--iTiay-think-this---state--^e-  ment rather strong, as past seasons showings have been splendid, but the Styles  ancl varieties are so different and the garments made up so tastily, and those who *.,  have seen tlie goods have proqounced .them exquisite in every way, besides, the ,  way they are selling, clearly tells us they are the cream of the city.   ' .Come and    ���������  see what you think of them yourself.   Its a pleasure to show such goods whether  _  vou buv or not. -   ��������� "  SHIRT WAISTS  Made of Fine C.-imbric. in stripes, new  Oxblontl. Navy Light Blue iind Gieys.  well as many shown al twice the piice.  leader ;   shades,  of  Looks 11s"  Our great  .76C  WH3TE MUSLIN AND LAWN WAISTS  Made of fine Organdie or Victoria Lawn,* beautifully trimmed wilh Fine Tucking 01 Valenciennes  Lace, buttoned in front or back. Nothing better  in the market.    Prices from   SI.OO to S3.SO  FLANNELETTE SENSATION  Don't wail, but come at fiuly as possible if von  want to -share in Ihi* 1.0**0 y.tids of Stripe Flannelette, different patterns to choose from, good  weight per yd.  Sc.  THE SHOE DEPARTMENT  and  Men's,   Misses,    Womens'   Children's  Infants' 8hoes���������Unusual Values.  Unusual values  in  brand new lines of goods is lhe  announcement from the Boot Section today.  ._ Hundreds of pairs of these Stylish Boots for  Women and Aliases linvi������ been bought from the  factor}' nt a specially low figures and are heing sold  today at great price reductions.  CYCLONE SALE OF MEN'S & BOYS' SUITS  Get ready for bargains in Mens and' Boys'  Clothing. Don't, miss this chance. Come eaily���������  Bargains await you here 'ind a big stock to choose  from. - ...  Men's Furnishings Department  A complete stock of everything a man needs at prices always the lowest." As,the  season advances your needs increase, but our little prices help you to "gratify  every wish.    Every department is  now at its best and contains many specials. ���������  REID & YOUNO  Dry Goods Merchants, Mackenzie Avenue.  Mail Orders Solicited.  U'i-  Knyal  tiara  pai tic-  ye.u-s.  The News of the World in Brief  As Received Over the Wires  From Every Corner of the  Globe.  Queen Wiheluiinii was belter yesterday.  The builders ami liborers of Quelnc  lira on strike.  Canadian Pacific stock sold at I20J  in Toronto yesteiday.  The Colonial legislature was prorogued yesterday at St. Johns, Nfd.  King Kdward attended the op'eninK  day at Kpsoni.spiing meeting yesUr-  day.  Sir Chas. Dike ktates he is confident  lhat there will be pe.ue in South  Al'iiia hefoie Ihe coronation.  'The steamship Cestiian has arrived  aUHiilifax to take the first division of  the fourth contingent - to ��������� South  Afi ica.  'The   Dominion   council   of'  Templars     .of   . Temperance  increased their insurance lutes,  nlarly to membeis advanced iu  Col. Ciowder's report on the British  camp at Poit Chaltnette. La., discloses  no cause for intervention by the  United States.  Thos. Kobertson, the speaker of.the  Nova Scotia legislature, is dund in  South Dakota, wliere he went for lbs  benefit of his health.  A. McDonald, second hand denier of  Ottawa, has been arrested, charged  wilh choking his mother to death in  Neveinbei'Ol 1000.  Birthqn.ikes throughout Guaetaialtt  on S.ituiil.iy and Sunday did great,  damage in several towns. 200 people  were killed and many injured.  Prof. Chas. 11 uev. of the Normal  school, Bmpcuiii, Kan., was stabbed  yesteiday by young negro ruffians  because he diove them from a fence.  Two French halfbreeds. John  Baptiste and Joseph Rahiscaw were  drowned on Tuesday while attempting  to eioss the S-tskatchewan at 'Edmonton on the ice.  Hot wave passed over Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania yesterday.' A  high wind, blowing 00 miles an hour,  i*> reported f'om  Chicago.'   Rain-has  fallen in Nabiaslca. _     .���������-      . ^ *   - r  '"^A Hre'iir'lUriiQueeirs "hat niiuiufac-'.  tury in tho'Barbican'. London'E^C",'  spread to thn opposite side "of thc  streeir All of the three laige house*,  on the south side of Australian Ave.,  two on tlie north side and buildings on  both nides of New Zealand Ave. were  gutted. Thiee hundred firemen "and  forty engines were vngaged in preventing the further spread of flumes.  COMING CLASH  OF B.B. GIANTS  The Approaching: Struggle  for "  ��������� the Canadian Transcontinent-  ; al Traffic between the C.P.R.  and Vanderbilt Syndicate. '  MoxTiiiSAi.. April 18���������The coming  struggle between the Canadian Pacific  company and the Vanderbnilt ''syndicate of which Dr. Sewaid Webb i*������  the visible head, in the matter of thn  Canadian railway undertakings which  have been acquited during the past  two months, is being ihuch discussed,  not only in railway .circles but by  financial men wbo aie interested iu  great concerns whicli are dependent  upon-the raiiways'to^bring'thair^pfo^  duco to the market.  ; There is now no manner of doubt  that the Vanderhilts mean to run railways through the.whole'of Cauada  with a.* line'of. fast ocean stenmers  from Loiiisburg to one of ths .British  Atlantic poits, and thus secure.'if they  can, the bulk of-.the'summer and  wiiiter>trafHic of iho Dominion. -,  The smaller lines of railways, which '  in some cases, look even like a duplication of facilities���������such, for instance,  us the control of the Great Northern  of Canada, which runt, eastward to ,  Quebec on the north side of tha St.  Lawrence, while the syndicate already  hold full possession of its parallel in  Ihe shape .of the South Shore���������aie  meant to he used- as feeders to  strengthen, the inn in trunk line���������iu  shoi t, to gather traflic from all parts  where traflic is already in existence or  likely to spring up ;n the future.  How the Canadian Pacific will be  affected and how they will be drawn  into au irreslihle struggle has been  shown. There remain for consideration  the effect of the movement upon thu  Giand Trunk and their iWation-J with*  the Mackenzie & Srann gioup of  capitalists who own the Canadian  Northern and are nlso actively at work  building and acquiring, railways in the  Maritime Provinces.  The Grand Tiunk are by no me'iiis  disinterested spectators of developments. The feeling at Point * Sc.  Charles is however, upon the whole,  one of spcmity. "Y\e are competing  with the New York Central "for; our  Chicago and Western traffic' Dragging  it out of the teeth of the New Yoik  Central and its allies so to speak. Our  through service is in every "respect  equal lo theirs and we have no reason  todoubt the loyalty of our competitors.  South of the rfveiJI ther will be  competitors for the local irafiic, aud  possibly elsewhere, for it is impossible  to forsee what in "all 'cases their  movements will be;' but ns. to tha  tlirough traflic We regard our position  as practically impregnable, so long mm  we give the public the service tbey  require, we can look forward with  equanimity to the futnre." These  words were not spoken, with any sens*  of official responsibility, but " they  represent the views of mora than one  prominent official.  Touching the Mackenzie & Mann  aipect of the great problem the atmoi-  pheie is involved in a cloud of doubt. 11  mi  ii  r-  ^cbttf\e ]|eraM -ami ^aitwaa  fell's I'tinqnl,  1'iiblii-hi'd Hv  The Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co  Limited Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  Muna;;.ni; Oiiorli'i'.  \ Semi-Weekly .louriin! piihlii-heil xxx Uio  iulcret.1*- of thu railway men. iiiiiilnic men ami  Lii-ines*. men ol thu Wi-t. l)u*.*.ol I'libliriilion  tVi-ilii<.*s.lu)' anil Saturday.  ADVllimalNll   HATES.  Display ails.,*?l..jii per ini'li; ���������������������������"irl': {���������������������������Itnnti.  ti lwr fncli when luierted on III e 1 iibu  -?- i_\'_.,..   ,���������..���������....,  .1L.r |IIL.|,    iioiiimrli-l) Um  clerk at $7S0aiid janitor nt IjilWO is to  comprise the. st.it? hero, while the  milling recorder at Nakusp draws  $11 ISO. Under the head of education  an approximate* per cnpila gniiit of  jljIaOO i-' made for tin* llevelsioke  .school, which heads this list in amoiiul  of thc cities of the third class.  Monitors or teachers are piuvided for  Albert C uiyon. Arrowhead. Ilurtuu.  Comaplix. l''i'i'gii-ii>n, Illecillewaet,  N.iku-p, Thoiiisim's Landing and  Troi^ l.ikf.  FOR FIRST  * I.e-al txili., 10 conn ner men noii|>ii .  for lr.st Insertion; licem*. for ea.'li additional  Inlorllon. Local notices 10 cents pel line ciicli  ls"nJ lllnh, .Marriage ami Heath .Notices  free.  Sl'llSOlillTION   I!ATE*.  Hy mall or earner fi per anniiiiil .I.M.'i Ior  six liioiilli**, strictly In ailvance.  Ol!H .lull llEl'.HtT.MI'.SI.  Isoncot the bust equipped prhitiiiK ollices In  the West anil prepareil to execute all Kinds ol  /.rintlnK fn lir.sli'la**.*, style ������t honest price",  bne price lo all. No Job too liirm���������iioih; ������*>  Mnall���������torus.     Mull order-* protn-.tlv alien.leu*  LOTS NOW FOR SALE IN THE BANNER  CAMP OF FISH RIVER -  Kill  to  Uh'e'ns a tilal on your iitf.it order.  to coiiiiiisroNDK.sr.-i.  MY   invito  .*o'rro<poiiileii<*������ on  any subject  nfiler ���������*.   lo the Kciier.il public     In all cases  Min biiim ll'le "tone of thu writer must iieooin-  .���������",;*  "lamiscrlpi.    bill    not   neeessarily  for  piibllealioii.  Address all communications to the Manager  NOTICK TO COIlltE-11'ONIlKNT.-l.  1.���������Ml correspondence must be legibly  written on one side ol the paper only.  2.���������Correspondent!!! eoiilalnint: porsonnl  matter must be .signed with llie proper name  ul the writer.  li  1_. GKOliAS. lidilor.  \Vui>Ni������n.\Y. April 28. HX13.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The good deeds of the  present provincial administration have not been  -so numerous lhat one has had to turn  nny handsprings to keep tab on them.  However it has one or two to its credit  and the establishment of the Bureau  of Provincial   Information  is one   of  them.     This  department,   under   the  able man.igement of R. E. Gosnell,,has  issued several useful bulletins already,  whicli supply  a good deal  of   useful  information.     How badly needed this  information about  the  province in  a  handy form is is strikingly shewn by  the fact lhat the C.P.R. No. 1 has been  .  recently  going through  in  two   sections,   conveying   settlers    from    the  east clean past the fertile and beautiful  valleys and uplands of the interior and  the magnificent farming lands of the  lower Fraser  to Whatcom  in Washington.    They were going hundreds of  ,-miles lo get lo a country not one whit  better   than   our    own���������only'   better  advertised.     And tliere should also be  a good   live   mining   man   associated  with Mr. Gosnell in the bureau.  The programme or the   Lii'itu-  pally  dniwn '.ip at the Kamloops convention  last   week   is   one   wliich   it, h.iuud lo  attract  coiisideialile  nllention.     This  i*, lhe liist time  lli'U   an   alU'inpl   has  been made lo in g-ini'/v  a   Labor parly  for   the   piovince.    l.tbor   caiidiil.il.es  have run in isolated conslit ui'inies  ou  plalfnriiis, which inirli'd lillle   wei*_lil  as   being   merely    lhe   cxpivsniini    of  opinion  of   the   1, ibor parly nf single  ridings here and thi'ii*.    Now wi*  have  a clear tut manifesto. ' ''pri'sTiiling 1 iu*  demands nf  the parly throughout I hi*  province.    If   in   power  ihcse .'lie the  measures which lhey will cairy.    If in  opposition still these   are   their   aims.  The platform is a   radical one.     Olher  platforms have  also contained radical  planks.    The  ditVerence iu this case is  that tlie radicalism is sincere.     At tlu*  same time the platform is a sober and  reasonable   one.    And   it   is   upon  lo  question   whether .an   administration  which coupled  some such ���������I,rrigr.'iiniiic  as this witli a hearty elforl to develop  the resources of .the   province,   would  not  fill   the hill at least as well as lhc  "business" governments   whicli   have  been falling down all over llu* place in  lhe   i-ll'ort   to   run   our a Hairs lor the  past few years.  si  J--A  The Centre for all the Big Free Milling Gold  Groups of Fish River, Pool Creek,! Etc.  U  !  v-  '>*,  Business Lots3 $100-     Corner Lots,  EASY   TERMS   OF   PAYMENT.  A  Ten   Stump Mill   and   Diamond  Drills,   Et"���������   are. now  on   the  way -to   Golillislds for the Njrth-  western    Development   Syndic ite.      Tliis means   that    Gold fields - will   tip. the; .Biff   Town  in  that District, "���������      "'      - .'''','.'.'  I ���������'������������������������������������'"-7 "���������   ��������� .  LEWIS BROS.,  *      Agents, Revelstoke.  R. F. I PERRY,  - Resident Manager.  Mfnw.mmamiwrTxrnmmEnBm  LEGAL  lt is apparently beginning  to dawn  on the Smail thatas the only supporter  of the   Dunsmuir  government left  in  -  sight in thn upper country it is strictly  '"- up against it.    Of  course  "supporter"  is   too   strong-and   complimentary a  pterin to use but lhe Uehald is always  willing   to_   strain    politeness    to    a  . -political.opponent even .to the piint of  " "exaggeration.   But the untnistukeuble  terms witli which   the  Labor conven-  .tion     at1   Kamloops' denounced   ths  Dunsmuir deal  with the C.S. R- hnve  set our esteemed contemporary,, guessing   where,   with   one   foot    on    the  . Dunsmuir stool'and the other feeling  for a resting place on the Labor party.  ~Tt "was-lHtSly^to-get���������off���������atT���������*\Vith-  ���������   fervent' prayers  that  tho eagle oye of  its; own  particular little tin god, the  Hon.   W. O.   Wells,   M. P. P.. Chief  Commissioner of Lands  and   Works,  might   hot   happen   to   light   on   the  offending paragraph, il makes a little  leeble attempt to square   itsrll"  in   the  current   issue.      "There is," says thi?  trembling champion  of   the   people's  rights, "no necpssity for the  province  to "contribute a ~ent m cash or an acre  of land to   the   C..V.R.    The   railway  will be built without it."    This is all   it  has  to  say nnd in tlie very next par.i-  giaph   hut.  one   it  chuckles over Mr.  Mi-Bride's failure to carry   a   want   of  confidence motion on  the   veiy  deal,  for    which     it   declares   there   is   no  necessity.     It is glad lhat the govern  ment is being sustained in itsi-tTort  to  give away S'2,000.000 of public money  and   S.OOO.ClO   acres   of   public    land,  when,   it   says    itself,     theie    is    no  necessity,  for   tliem   to   give  either a  cent or an acre.  The Express Train.  A light is- shining in the west.  Jf, glitters like an evening star.  No sound yet strikes thc listening car,  But still the light'gleams from afar.  The crowd has waited for an hour.  And now they nuirnuu* at their fate,  Tliey can't see. now this road is rim,  And why the trains are always late.  "Not always late," a"fair one said.  "For I have travelled far and near,  And only had bnt once to wait,  And that is \vhile"'I"ni waiting here.  Have you not hcnd a, storm has raged  And filled lhe cuts   with   banks   of  snow':  And when the engine stuck in these,   -  You may be sure il could not go."  The one that spoke wn*: but a child,  But ������hc was wise beyond her years.  And while, she waited near the door  1 saw her eyes were filled with tears.  1 said, "Why do you look so sad,  Andstandingherein the falling rain?"  She said. "I'm wailing for my pa.  For he is coming on this train."  A   sound was heard from hill to hill.  It was a mighty-monotone.  A distant voice, both loud and hoarse.  And with ;i savage warning blown  Tt nearer comes: lhe steel rails .-ing:  '.The fires now loom upon  the night  And as the thunder dies away,  My.heart beats faster .it the sight. \  I turner, to find my little, maid:  I saw her run with nimble feet:  I followed her with anxiou- eyes  To see if.pa andsh'e would nicer.  JM. SCOTT   13 A., I.I..II.  nnrri'-ter,      Snllcilor,    Notary    I'ubllc,   Fin.  Flrnt Street, Kcvclfloke.  Money to loan,  TJAUVEY, M'CAHTIJH Lt PINKHAM    ,  Iliirrislei's. Solicitor*.. Etc.  Folicitor**, fur lini-erinl Hunk of Oiinnilu.  Compnnv fuiiil-. In lnnn ntS per cent.  Kii'.ST S'iKia.T. Kevelstoke Jl. C.  SOCIETIES.  Railway  A^W/j^  Ilcil Kose Decree mccti second.and fourlli  TieLibus ofcii'li montli; White Hose Tlecree  meets tliird Tue*-iltiv,of ench quarter, in OdUiel-  lows Hnll.   Visitim: brethren welcome  C,   v  GltOUAX. IIY. EDWARDS,  '"    I'reii-Jent. Hon. Seeretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658  'teciilnr mpctiniis lire liel.l in  lh<  OddfeUov.MlftU'on  the Third Iti  dnv of ench month, nt S p.m. Muirp.  -"���������itllv invited  TRAINS  LEAVE REVELSTOKE  DAILY.  I3ASTBOUND     8:20  "WESTBOUND   17:80  SOUTHBOUND     S:10  TOURIST    CARS    DAILY  TO ST. PAUL  Wednesdays it Sundays to Toronto  Fridays���������To Montreal and Boston  FRIil!  BUS  MEETS  ALL TRAINS.  HIST CLASS   ACCOMMODATION.  HEATED, BXJHOT ill*.  REASONABLE KATBS.  '    '       -     "   ���������-      v,   I  ���������'���������il  ������  n  n  - . Brown & .Guerin, Propa. ;:'.'. w i */*;? > -a  ELECTRIC BELLS.AND LIGHT IN EVERY ROOM. ���������  :    BAB WELL SUPPLIED BYjTHE CHOICEST  WINES,   LIQUORS AND CIGARS    . .  LOW RATE -TICKETS ."  Now. on Sale l'roni-Eiisturn Points  STEAMSHIPS  FROM VANCOUVER  TO-  TO-  -CHINA,  -AUSTRALIA  JAPAN,  ALASKA  ViMling brethren cordnuly.  A. .1 IIIX'-iON, W. Nl  W. G. BII4SJSY, Itec.-Scc.  CHURCHES  .MEIHODIbT CHUl'.fl!,  KEVCLSTOKK.  . nnd 7::.0 p. m  _,^..nii;   ...  lnv'.te.t.   Sents iree  Rev. C. I.-inxKi'.. Pastor.  tT.  l'I-.-.EK S Clll-RCII,  AXfil.ICA".  ���������Einht a.m., Holy Eucharist; '_'_J_-.n,;;_,���������a1.-";";  I 1 itunv nnd fermun (Holy liuelinrist hrst .Sun-  S,i������v i'ti the month): 'i:.',o Suntliiy school, or  ��������� chiMn-n'-! =c.-vli*e: 7:3(1 l.vcn*-niig (chornl) nnd  Uermor. Holv lUys-The Holy Em-Iiuri,! is  ! (-clebrHted nl 7 r. in. or S n.m , n- nnnoiinred.  ' Uolv Bnr.i'.sm after Snmliiy School iita-.io.  i c a. l'i'.occsiKK. Keetor.  r\mid the din I heard a shout. j pp.r-bvtf.hian 1 nur.cir.  Hollo, my pet. and urn   you   hcr^ *| ^rv^over^jUrat U -������'^^-  "   '  eMiny. ,  Rp.v. W. C. Oamjeh, Pastor.  Lowest Rates and Best Service to  and from sill points.  For full information, printed  mutter, etc., cull on or address,  1 "-1  I  i  'HI  T. W. Bradshaw,  Arch t  Hovels toke.  E, J. Coyle.  Assist. Gen.  Tiissenger Agent  Vancouver.  ************M'***+*******>1".I.  Two strong arms clasped   her   to   hi.s is'p."'i.i.evnry WeOneMiny^  breast ���������  Tier father was the cntfine'-r.  -XV. F. Stewart, T..    li.   and   11.,  Hamilton Herald.  KOJIlS CATIIOI.tC CHI-RCII.  ,    Mnss   Rt lii-'i) ������*. in.   on   first.0,second  nnd  in '. lo'unli Snndnys in the month.  . wu.." JlEV   FVTMKR tmavep..  Confectioner  A full ancl complete  line of  GROCERIES  THE   MINESEXCHANGE  .LIMITED  MINES BOUGHT ANDVSOLD4  We have purchasers for all kinds of metalliferous mines and' prospects, and desire to hear from prospectors and others, having.property  for .si "  or .sale.  Our facilities for making quick bales,are unrivalled.';  Send us reports; also samples of ore for,exhibition a  at our ..Office.  t  P, O. Box 70  T  E MINES &X w   ANGE, LiltiHTEEi:;  70 ''���������'-'.; '. '   ���������    ���������'���������' ""' '--HalMii,  ���������.o.  m  hi  ifj  i  II. 0. l'ARSOX', President.  ' M."j.'0'BKIEN;'Ms'ii"������giBt;Dl'r������'ttorI  1>  The estimates for the province are  to hand. There is a hig cut. over  $140,000 in amount, in the appropriation  for public works. In fact to judge hy  thc estimates the work on roAda and  bridgesthroughoutthc province during  the'eoming year is to be conflnad to  maintenance and repairs.      Tn   conse-  uence the Kevelstoke riding takes a  drop from S29.750 last year to $1 ������..")00  this time. There are appropriations  of $200 apiece for ferries at Goldsticnrn,  Smith Creek and on thc Columbia at  Smith Creek, There is no salary  provided for a mining recorder here.  The  government,   agent,   at.   SM20.   a  Write lor onr :ii'<ri<~_irir tooV������ " Invent-  or'-*l Help" nn 1 " Hot. >nu arc swindled.  S*!iid 114 a roueh -ikitcli ..r mr.<*cl ol >ojir ln-i  vention or i!*i*,r."*v<:'riiit nnri we willtrll yo������/  free onr opinion i* lo������!ifth*r it i< probably'  .,atcnlnl/.e. Pi*J������tcd arr'itctlors hnve often?  been succc������fn'lv i-f.-rfcrtf-d by ns. We)  conduct fnllv rquii.pcd ofi;.**-- in Montreal/  nnd Washington; t!ns.,i\i'.ifi'S >. is to prompt-/  ly dispatch *it*or'< .mil ([nick!*.- s-ciirr HatenLs/  ashroulasthcin.*er.li,.;i   Ilijjlustreferences/  I'lirnished. . ....        o   ..,  S  l'atcnts procured through  Marion & ������������������������������  rion receive np-cinl notice without charge in  over 100 n-wpn;.erb cli-stributed throughout.  thc I) minion. , ,  Specinlty:���������Patcrt lysine's of   ..lanuioc-  turersnncl linpcinerrs.  MARION & MARION  Patent Exports s,nd Solicitors.   ,  .������������������������ f   New York l.llc B'M'e. ."ontreaW  /OIHcea :    \    Atlantic UMe.Washrnztnn D.C. <  H   EDWARD  TAXIDEIIMTST.  nr.KU in-.Aii������, n;y.t,~, i:t.*. jrocxTEn,  Fur*, ri.-anf.l <m.l !���������.������������������������..-. ���������!  JUST KA = .r Or   I'i:l-:-I!"i li.: UN  CIIUKCII  TMr-I -tr- ������il.  A. K. HOLDICH  ! ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  j AND ASSAYER.  I flo-al 3^hool of Min������", I^n'lon.    So-rcn year'  al "Morfa   Work-,   Svnn-.cn.     I"   yf*rs  Chief  ' oh.'.r.ist   io Wiijnn Conl nn'l   Iron Co.,   Kng,  ! r.Rte rhomlit and A*.sKj-f;r. ifnl! Mlnci, r.W.  1    Claims ciamine'l anrl reporte-1 npon.  ; ' Ferguson. B.C.  i*****************-i-**-r****  PELLEW-HARV2Y, |  BRYANT & CiLMAN %  Mining ?3nginecrs ������  ancl Assaycrs, ������  w  VAXCOUVKR, B.C.       KitAblishcdlSOO    ft  AS8AY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS   &  ,   UNDERTAKEN. %  Texlt mart'- nr> to 2,<X*01bs. ������  A specialty innile of ohcckmi; Smelter    W  Pulps. ������  Hnmplcs from the Interior hy mnil or  e.tpress promptly nttenilcl to.  Corrcsp������*n<lence sollcltc.l.j  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ******* T"T T"T VVtA-**-*-********  TIWiE TABLE  S. S. ARCMF.R OR S. S. LARDEAU  Unnnlnx between .-1rr1.-4l1e1.il. Thomson'!!  T.nn.Iin*? mill f.omnpliv, <*ori>nu'ii' inn Octfilier  lull, 19*11, will snll ns lollo-.i.-i, ucntlicr permit  Hub:  I.P1LV1111? Arrow hea'l for IIioit^oh'.s I-nndln^  mi'J Comnplit    .-  .t*vi<"!*.iiy���������Hlk. nnd 151c  Lcnvine Comnpllx mj.l 1 iK.:n--r,ii's I.nn-lin,*;  for Arrowhenil . .i\sir*������* .Inilj-���������Tii.'.k and 12:l"ik  M.ikius. chise i*onin.,*ti(ui*i with nil C. V. It.  Steamers an.l Trnin������.j  Theowncrs rc**"rvn the right In change times  ol aaillnps without notice.  The Fred Robinson Lumber^Co., Limited  Cor. Mackenzie Ave  ancl Railway Street. X  **************************  E������������������������������GX_u_^  I   ALEX. McLEAH  & GO  *���������. Aucnts for thc  1 Mason &RischPia.n  ne Revelstoke Wine andSpiilt CoJ  ��������� .-. '       *   LimlteU LlaWlity." ��������� ;   . -   ,r;' \.��������� .,i,���������*,;,-- - }  1 ' .' ' '-      i.   . I    ,,-'.\, .r, ,1.1 5  v Carry a full and complete line of     " -,  ���������  , *    " '.-���������    _i    I...'.-.  ,..- y.'.: i  Scotch and Rye Whiskies, Boandies, Rums," 7 , '"';'" '���������  Holland, Old Tom, London Dry and Plymouth, Oins,  .,,.-.: . . ���������' ? '.'1 I   i  '. Ports, Sherle'a, Olarets, OhampAgne, Liquors  Imported and' Domestic Cigars. !  ..^i     v^ -.--c-u .'  :: M Laces and BraidS;*  OPFICE JIT  $ j. MoLeod'8 Residence  'St        SKCOND  STUEKT,   KAST.  |  RKVELSTOKE,  B.C.  ?/Sfi������������"''*������"*>J^  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST W.NES.TlQUOHS, CICARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $1 a day.  Monthly Rate.  A large range of Point I.ace,  Duchc-ii ami llattcnburg  Braids, Stamped. Designs,  Stamped I.ineim, Embroidery  Needles, Hooks, ic.  Berlin and Zephyr Wool*, all  alludes, Slipper Soles, Valcn*-  deuces Lace, Insertion.  Call at the .,      .  THE GITY EXPRESS  E. W. B.'P������_cet, Prop-  Prompt dellrery of parcels, tiajgage, ������tt.  ./ .w.any.partof tlie.,olty  ���������....)  MADISON. PARLORS. *  S.j Misses Shcppard*&'Bell ;i  Si_>_, McKenzie AVenue      oc'23" '���������-  J. Albert Stone  ire-'Xsxs&ssxsXix^^  M LIVE, AND LET LIVE!!  Pie.isB don't try ami run  us> ,  out of town hy 8eniling,your. !  ordeiy east.     We must have.,  youi- work in order to live." ,  We depend on  you for our -  work 1    Eastern   house**  do  '  nut!    Do not allow yourself. .  to be roped in by their ped- ���������  dlers      We   also guarantee'  to give you "better satisfaction for your money."  k-. s. -v7"izisoasr,  Next the McCarty Block.  Any Kind of Traritfsrrlns  "Undertaken  All ordera left at K. M. 8mythe's Tobacco  tore, or by Telephone No.7 willr������cel*f ��������� prompt  ���������*.*-.: r-r **������-\ - ' **j - 'r^.,.  Jas. IS Woodirow  ':>  Retail Dealer in-  '���������fy^h^P&TaZiii  ������������������ ^r'^Muttpni'Etc",-':  Fin jin^Gaiae fa-Stiwon..- i "-  All orders prenptl; 1U������4> - Ill'  y*#]M������!������.i������j������,i������.p^^  \  The Smelting Centre of thc Similkamecn Valley.    Backed by the payrolls of two  .Jgigantic.coaLcompanies-ancLthe Copper ancl Kennedy Mountain Mines.  Surrounded by the following resources:    Cocl, gold, copper, silver and a fine agricultural country.    Large herds of cattle, fruit in abundance, with a climate almost southern  and all.that could ,be asked.  ASHNOLA is ownud and backed by the payroll of the Siniilk.wn'ecn Valley Coal  Company,   Ltd.,  ('which is a guarantee in itself of jts success.    The equipment, and development "of their coal mines, insi-alling  S^of water, electric light and power plants are already arranged for.   The development of the Ashnola Coal  S j Company's mine by the Ea&tern Capitalists who have established tlieu* p.tyioll at ASHNOLA,  makes it the  (������  v-1coming city of the interior of British Coluihbia.   - - *_  A City of Wonder, Progress and Great Prosperity  Lots in Ashnola arc safe investments. In Blocks 1 to *t and'13 to 20 the price will be advanced 25c.  , ��������� per jnonth until May 1st, 1002? and"to ten ppr "cent, in the rcmaitiini? blocks.' The present price is from $30 to  | ,'$223.   Twenty-five per cant, cash, three, six .ind'niiie months without intei est.  . Arrangwmunts are already completed for Ki^lit buildings, including cottages for the Employees of  the company at Ashnola.   This work will he under full headway by May 1st.  ' Four years ifgo the Crow's Nest Shares could lie bought and were sold at 11 cents. Today they are  quote 1 at $80.00. With the advent of transportation, Similkamceii Valley Coal can be delivered at any  point iu West Kootenay or Y.ile as cheaply a*} by any other Company in Canada.  FOR*FURTHER,PARTICULARS APPLY TO  SIMILKAMEEN   VALLEY   COAL   CO.,    LIMITED.   NELSON,  13. .C.     "  te������.������j������j������i>>>.Wj>jM'.i^.fr������^  THE TOWNSITE OF  t-'-i  IS NOW ON THE MARKET.  Lots on Sale-- 2oo  *y  BUY BEFORE YOU SLEEP.  CIRCLE 'CITY? is the Terminus   of ��������� the \ proposed   "Railway   already   surveyed  * r.ti ' _--���������   .    : .via'the-Lardeau Creek' with- fork to that point.  CIRCLE CITY is beautifully situated at "the base, of  the Lardeau Pass," Galena  *���������    and Surprise Creeks.  CiRCLE CITY is   absolutely   surrounded    by   .Mining   Properties "now   under  Development.        .        .        .        . . . .   -  ��������� i--       ���������   , *.-*., '**  Sp lie n did \ Wate r  Powe r  ; -l Which will be utilized next Season by. Concentrating, Plants.  N  HgTiqE...  OTICE���������That sixty (lays nfter ilnle I hiteiul  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lniids und Works for permission to piirelinse  SJOiii'rcs of land sltiiatoon theNortlienst Arm  of \rrowI.nk6; In the I'lNtrletof West Kootenay IJ c;, and described us follows:  C'omineii'cirig from S.W.i corner of f.ot 1141,  tlicnce North iintroiioinlcal III) chains; tlienee  West 8n ehalns; thence Soutli 111) chains approximately* lliencu laon ehnins Nortli-  Knslerlv to point of commencement.  'FRED. tlOBlNSOX.  Icl). 5-tf 7���������'���������';   y    0. n:skKNJ*:, Age  t.  tTOTIOE.  TAKT. NOTICK Hint sixtv days alter date I  intend to apply to the Ohlet'-ommlssioncr  ol 1.unds nnd Works for permission to-pur  chase a. pareol of land described as follows:'  Conimenelni? nta post marked Alice Perry's  So. 1 l'ost; ihcnce west '20 chains; thence  North lUcliains; thenceKnst 20clialns; thence  South -10 chains' to point of commencement.  This fraction of land commences North ot It.  F. l'errj's pre-emption following McKenzIo's  Nnrth-West Line, coniiilnliii. about Su acres,  more or lens. >  AJ.ICK I'KUKY. ..  Goldfields, Nov. 27,1001. Dec 4-lm  UOTIOE  NOTICE !���������" herebv given thnt 30 dnys alter  date I intend to apply to the lililcf Com-  inls-ioiicriif hands and Works for perinlssion  to cm nnd carry nway limherfroiii the follow  Inn described lnnd*,:���������Commencing at a post  at llu* south-east corner of Roger !���������". Perry's  pre-ciiiptlon, marked "Soiithenst cornir ol  Umber limit applied Ior hv P. J. Cold*imlth";  Ihcnce vest 10 chains; thence north UK) chains;  thenee east 10 clmins to Fish Creek; tlicnce  lollow Ing the meaiiderlngs ol Fish Creek 100  chains to point of commencement; containing  CIO acres, more or less.  f. j.fioi.D'Mrrn,  Thomson's Landing, October ICth, 1901.  XiTOTXCXV.  TAKE NOTICE that 00 dnys nfter dale I  intend toupidv to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase  thc follow I in* described lands:  Commencing atn postmarked "h MeAdains'  o. 1 Post," situate close to the old line ol  Hill ������t Brentford's pre-emption, Fish Creek,  theuce north 40 chains, thence west '20 chains,  thencesouth 40 chains, ihcnce cast '20 chains  lo point of commencement.  . Goldiields, Jan. 18th, 1902.  E. McAdasi.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that 00 dejs after date I  Intend lo apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to cut,and  carry away timber from the following des-  'criUod landb:  Commencing at a post marked r������oger F.  Forrv's southeast corner post situate about 200  feet from Scott Creek, thence west 10 chains;  thenee north 100 chains; tbence east 40 chains;  thence south 160 chains, to the place of commencement; containing 640 acres.  ROGER F.' TERRY.  Goldfields. B. C, Oct 17th, 1901.      Nov. 6-tf.  ������������������      HOTIOE '   "  IN THE COUNTY  lOuRT  OF KOOTENAY,  HOLDEN AT REVELSTOKE.  Bktw eex :���������  Itobert Caley, of Revelstoke, B.C., plaintiff.  and  N. Haskell, of Retclstokc defendant.  To N. Haskell the abo\e, named defendant:���������  TAKE NOTICE that n default summons and  plaint have been issued out of this Court  against you in an action against you by Kobert  Cnlev, ol Revelstoke, B.C.. to recover the sum  of f-iOCO for board nnd lodging furished to  you by the above named plaintiff, and that m  pursuance of an order of His Hon. J. A. Forin,  judgeof this Court, >ou nre required within  ublication of thin notii  Corporation of the (ity ot  Revelstoke.  By-Law Number  A Bylaw to Raise the Sum of  $7,000 for Street -Purposes  and Sidewalks.  14 days from the pr  theREVKI-STOKEHE  ee In  kal-d, newspaper, to file yonr  dispute note, if any, with the Registrar ol this  Court at Kevelstoke, otherwise judgment will  be entered against jou.  Dated this Otli March. A .D.. 1002.      -   *  FRED. FRASER,     .  _ ,    Registrar of the Jounty Court.  z-Q  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL* AGENT,  jKb!.,bath(j>;  ���������J i -r".-^ "if1  Ferguson, B. C.  -yi-^MoJLS.lhe.recGgn^d^organ for^all.the.latest mining news- of-North  KootenaJ*.   Particular attention is" paid to securing'early and leliable  ���������iCanyon.'Jordafi'Pass and Isaac Creek.   Next season  will witness a big  . revival qf certainty thi*o\ighojut_.Npi'th"lKoQtepay;,  and mining  men  and  othera.dBnii'ous .of gaining, tlie._eaTliest.anjd.iuost_authentic news_from  the  district 'will   find the columns of the HERALD their best source* of  * i ~ *       .  t  information.      - ��������� ������ ���������<> ^  ���������-"'"   ' 'Railway News is also'a Specialty of the IlEELiLDand articles of  ; special interest*to Railway men will also be found in its columns.       ,  v.   ���������   fyr\     .      , -r. * 'i^-t\  ^'"���������''''-THE'HERAIiD'offersadvantaRes^'itfits total Weekly-ciidilation  and the'class of readers, which it reaches.s'unparalleled in^the jjistvict.   It  appears twice.to any other paper's once a week-and is, found in the homes  of.tbe-wage-earning.classes, .the backbone of the business'of the district.  Bua/nesanien want their announcements to reach,'the4"home people who  have the'money to take advantage of their offers  aiid the homes and  1 families which render it necessary for thgm to spend it. -No other class of  ; circulation is of any use to them.   These,are the kind of people who make  : up a big proportion of our   Subscribers,   peoplo  with   homes,   families,  .' elEpJoymcnt and'iritefoats'rigHfat hbiiie7~the "people" Revelstoke "nfcrcli-  ! antijwant to'get^at^ A space inour adyertising columns, judicimusly-nnd  ! thoroughly-utilized, constitutes a Twice A-Week.IetterTo every home in  I: ^5f.lst*l������e������a^ tributary to, Reyel-  |i atoke business.  .....-- -*��������� m  " Is the completest in tlie district for appliar*~es," material and  . Craftsmen!"'-'Our Twork' speaks ' for itself." No'other'office in North  i Kootenay can touch it, because we not only have the tools to do good  . work with, but we know how-to use them. Call.and see our Samples and  : you,*will perhaps'be surprised to see the artistic and finished class of work  ! whicli we cantur'n out.- Prices graded down to suit the times'."   ','  Certificate of Improvements.  "3STOTIOE1   x  Morning Star, Walrus,Sea Lion ond Bonanza  Mineral claims, situate in the Lardeau Mining  Di\ision oi West Kootenav District Where  located : On MenhenicK Creek, near Fish  Kucr.  TAKE' NOI ICE that I, F C Green, acting as  agent for Angus -IcKav, F. M. C. B 32005. and  J. B. McKenzie, Free M-ncr's Certlllcate Xo  B 320*23, intend, si\l\ dajslrom the date hereof,  to apply totheMining Hccorderfor crliflcotos  of Impro\einents. for the purpose of obtaining  Cro������n Grants of the above claims.  -Andvfurthcr take notice lhat action, under  section 37, -must be commenced before t e  i&suance_of Mich Certificates oi Improvements.  Dated this first day of March, 1902, A.D.  F.C.GREEN,'     "  ������������������-rT-A7~ " ��������� ���������������������������   '*������������������per F. S. C ^  Kelson, B C.  Certificate of Improvements.  ^   . -NOTICE.    ,,  '.    '  Engineers. Firemen, Machinists and  Electricians send for 40 page pamphlet  containing questions asked"* by >'Ex  a mi ning Bo.ird of Engineers'- to'olitain  Engineers license. Ad^res's Geo. A.  Zeller. Publisher, 18 S. 4th St.. St.  Louis, Mo., U.S.A.   --     -     "  NOTIOE  WHEREAS It Is deemed expedient to Improve certain streels In the City of Kevelstoke  by i.'1'iuling, gravelling and ditching the same  und to construct sidewalks iu and along certain of the streets ol thc said city;  AND WIIEItEAB it is expedient to borrow  tho sum of Seven Thousand Dollars Ior the  purposes aforesaid;  ND WHEREAS the whole amount of  rateable real properly of the said city,  according to the last revised assessmeni  toll ts Six Hundred and Fltty-three Thousand  Two Hundred and Seventy-one Dollars;  AND WHERE 8 It will ba requisite tn raise  annually by special ratesufllcleiit llicrefnrlhc  sum of rive Hundred and Foitv-two Dollars  and one ecu for paying the said debt and  interest thereon;    -  NOW THEREFORE, the Municipal Council  of tlu* corporation of thc City ol Kevelsioke  enacts as follows;  ' 1. It shall liclawlul for the Mayor of the  Corporation of the City of Itevclstoke to  borrow upon lhe credit of the said Corporation by way of debentures* ' herelnalier  mentioned Irom any person, persons, llrm  boOv or bodl-s corporate, who mav be Milling  to advance thc same us a loan, u sum of money  not exceeding in the whole the sum of Seven  Thousand Dollars to cause all ������uch sums so  raised or received to be paid into tlie hands ot  the Treasurer, of the Corporation for the  pur-poses and with tho objects hereinbefore  recited., :;  ,  '-*. 11 shall be lawful-fur tlie Mayor of the  said Corporation to causu any number ul  debentures to be made, executed and issued  for such sum or sums as may be required for  the purpose and object alorcsaid, not exceeding however the sum of Seven Thousand  Dollars,'each of tho debentures being of the  denomination of One Thousand Dollars, and  all such debentures shall be sealed with' thc  Seal of the Corporation and signed by the  Mayor thereof.  3. The said debentures shall bear the date  of 13th May. A. D. 190?, and shall be made  payable in Twenty-live years from the said  date in lawful money of Canada at the oflice  f tho Molsons Bank in Kevelstoke aforesaid,  whieli.said place of pavment shall be  designated by said debentures and shall have  attached to them coupons for the payment of  Interest and the signature to the interest  coupons may be either wrlttcn.priutcd, stamped or lithographed.   ��������� N,  ���������!��������� The said debentures shall bear interest at  live per centum per annum from the date  thereof, which interest shall bjT* payable  semi-annually at the office of thc Molsons  Bank, in Revelstoke aforesaid, in lawful  money ol Canada, on the l&th dav of Mav and  15th day of November respectively in each and  every year during thc currency thereof, and  itshall be expressed In said debentures and  coupons to be so payable.  5. Itshall be lawful for the Ma\orol the said  Corporation to negotiate and 'sell the said  debentures, or any of them, for less than par  and in no case shall the said debentures, or,  any of them, be negotiated or'sold for less  than ninety-five per centum, of their value,  including the cost of negotiating and sale,  brokerage and all other necessary expenses.  0 Tliere shall be raised and levied in each  year during thc currency 'of. sold debentures  the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars  for the payment of interest and One Hundred  and -unetv-two Dollars and one cent for  pajment.of the said debt under the said  debentures by a special rate suilicient therefor  on all the rateable real property in the said  Municipality.  7. .t shall be lawful for the said Municipal  Council to repurchase any of said debentures  upon such terms as may be agreed upoii with  tbe legal holder or holders thereof, either at  the time of sale or'any subsequent time or  times, and ull debentures so repurchased  shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed  and no reissue of the debentures shall" be  made in consequence of such repurchase.  8. The Bylaw shall take effect- on the loth  day of May, A.D., 1902.  Read a first time April 12th, 1902.  Read a second t+mc April 12th, 1902.  Read a third time April 12th, 1902.  Received the assent of the F.lectors 1902.  Reconsidered and finally passed and adopted  by tlie Council 1802.  TAKE NOTICE that 00 days nfier date I  intend to applv to the Chief I'oininissioner of  Land*; and Works for permission to purchase a  piece ol land described as follows : ���������  Commencing at a post marked F.J ��������� old-  smith's No 1 post, thence south 11) chains ;  theuce east 40 chains ; thence north 40 chains;  thence west 40 uhalns, to point of coiiimence-  meni���������lGU acres more or less This land was  staked bv J. B. McKenzie last -June Has a  purchase No. 1 post about 100 feel from Goldfinch" trail 'and about 200 feet up lull, lhe cast  line follow lug Fish Ki*,er.  Located Februarv 20,1102.  '   - F.J.GOLDSMITH,  Goldiields, B.C  FIGURES TALK  lht' fil'.li annual meeting of the  shareholders Qf the Crow's Next Pa������s  C.i.il Company was held in Toronto on  M.iilIi 7.h. .  The nei piolit of lhe year after  plying all operating expenses and all  charges (if every kind amounted  l o $207 SIS!������. After' paying a dividend  ���������it lhe rate of leu per cent per annum,  i balance of $28142.89 was carried  forward* to ��������� the ' credit or profit and  loss amount,'  This comp.uiy'i assets are their coal  mines and the townsite of Parni*.  Four yeius ago this company had no  transport.'Uian facilities and th������ir  sto(_k sold as low as eleven cents par  share. Today llieir stcck is selling at  $00 00. _  The Similkameen Valley Coal Company Limited assets are,' coal mine*,  timber, water power, agricultural and  horticultural land, city water'works,  electric light plant and the town-  site of Aslmola, surrounded by tha  following resources; gold, copper, all-  ver, lead, iron, lime, fireclay, platinum  and a fine stock raising country and it  is the smelting centre of the Similkameen Valley with a climate all that  could be asked. Today you can sacure  an option on this company's stock by  paying ten cents per share down and  ten cents per month until fully paid,  with non forfeiture clause. This price  is subject to atwentyflvecent advanca  without notice, .or as soon ������s, transportation is assured. The present  price is $1.00 per share.' Do not wait  until it is too late, but get in on ��������� the  ground floor and make a handsome  profit. A purchaser of 100 shares,new  may gain a profit of $8,000. Crows  .Nest shares as an example. This would  be a fair profit on an investment of  $10 per month' for eleven months. "We  invite the fullest inspection of the  company's affairs hy intending  purchasers. Foi further information  apply to the Siinilkameen Valley Coal  Company Limited, head office,Nelson,  B. C.'room "A" K.W.C. block,' Baker  1 Street, Nelson, B. C.  ity Clerk  Mayor  TAKE NOTICE that the above is a true  copy of the proposed Bylaw- upon which the  vote of the Municipality will be taken at the  Fire Hall, Second Street, ttcvelst.ke, between  the hours of eight o'clock in the forenoon and  Tour o'clock in the afternoon on the Thirtieth  da> of April, A D ,1902,  C. E. SHAW, <  Clctk of the Municipal Council,  UOTIOE  Centre Star and Evening Star 'Mineral  Claims, situate in the I.ardeau Mining Division  ol West Kootenay District. Where located :  On Menhenick creek, near Fish Kiver.,  TAKK NOTICE that I, F C Green, acting as  agent for J. B. McKenzie, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 32025, intend, sixty da>s from the  date hereof, to apply to thc Mining Keeorder  or Certificates of ImproicmcntT, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above  claims,  nd further take notice that action, under  section 3", must be  commenced   before   the  issuance ol such Certificates of ImprONcments.  Daled this firstday of March. 1902, A. D.  '    F.C.GRE  N,  per F.H 0 ,  Nelson, 11. C.  Certificate _ of. Improvements.  USTOTIQIE  Red Tot and Ridge Mineral Claims, situate  in the I.ardeau Mining Di\lsion of West Koote-  na*. District. \\ here located : On Menhenick  Creek, near Fish Ui\cr.  T*KE NOTICE that I. F. C Green, acting as  agent for Anirus McKav. Free Miner's Certificate Xo. B 32005. intend, sixty days from the  (fate hereof, to applv to the Mining Recorder  for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crow n Grants of the above  ';laims.  And further take notice that action, under  S"ciion 37, must be commenced before the  Issuance of **ueh Cerllllcatcsof Improvements.  Dated this first dav of March, 1902, A. I).  F. C. GREEN-,  Iier F. S C ,  Nelson, B. C.  SOTICi: IS HEREB i GI\T.N that 30 dins  alter date, I Intend to make application to the  Honorable thc Chiel Commissioner of .Lands  and Works for a special licence to fell and  carry away timber from the following described lands: ._,     b     (  'No. 1. -   -  Commencing at a post planted about SO  chains north of SI. Leon Hot Springs on the  Arrow Lakes ayd marked I.T. south west corner, thence cast ICO chains ; thence nortli -10  chains ; thence west 1G0 chains ; thence soutli  10 chains lo x>laccoI commeiiccn-.ent.  -    ���������  Mo. 2. *.   ���������--  -  ��������� Commencing at a post planted about S.milcs  south from the mouth ol Deep creek at Galena  Bay, Arrow Lakes, marked J. T. and being  about 6 chains east of T.H.D.'s south west corner post: thence westSOchains ; theuce south  80 chains; thence cast 80 chains ; thence north  SO chains to place of commencement. ~  Nelson, B. C, Mareli 3rd, 1902.  JAMES A.TAYr.OIl,  -* Arrowhead. -  Certificate of,.<Impveroments.  ZSrOTICET  Butte. Sliver Bow and Black 'Diamond  Minernl Claims, s mate in the I.ardeau Mining  Di\Ision of West    ootcnay District.  Where Located: Near tlie Head of Lexington Creek, a tributary of Fish Creek.  TA E NOTICE that I, A. 1*. Cummins, as  Agent for the Double Eagle Mining and Development Companv, I imitcd, of Ferguson,  B C, I'ree Miner's Certilicate No. 31,8.'il,  inlend, sixty dajs from the date hereof,'to  anplj to thc lining l'ccorder for a Certificate  ol Improvements,, for the purpose of obtaining  h Crown Grant of the above claim.  And iurlhcr Take .otice that action, undo  Section 37,  n*ust be   commenced liefore the  issbancc of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this tncntv-third day of January, A.D.  1902. J  A.P. CUMMINS, l'.L.S.  Feb. o���������tf  Corporation of the City of Reuelstoko  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the under,  signed and endorsed "Fire Alarm" will be  received up to noon on Friday, April 25th,  for the placing in position of about 20 (twenty)  fire alarm poles, and the - triiiging of alarm  wires thereon.   Tenders to state price per pole.  C. E. 8HAW, City Clork.  . Bevelstoke, April Uth, 1902.  Wright Porritt  Is to be.found lit his Pho-  tographic Studio in the  Tapping Block daily dur-  ivK ofllco hours.  WrigKt Porritt  Revelstoke, B. O.  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE.S2 PER YEAR, IK ADVANCE.!  .1-j?>v r i. ���������w^fid-j;-   , .?;.,.������., -, v,, ^'_-^_*.._.^..,r*.**.*-A-ri*������._.   -���������jvw>.J'������a*j  ***���������������  FARWELL   ESTATE.  The choice land north of track,  between Tapping's and Long's, will  be subdivided for sale ai soon as  possible.    **  G.M. SPROAT,.   VICTORIA,, B. C  p. o.box. ta:  Certificate of Improvements  IMPERIAL,    IMPERIAL FftACTIOH  AND SURPRISE-MINERAL CLAIMS.  S'.Tl/ATE IN THE REVKLSTO E MINING  Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On Keystone Mountain,  Big Bend, near Downie Creek.  TAKE NOTICE lhat I, Geo S.' MeCarter-  acting as agent for J D. Graham. Free Miner'a  Certificate No. D. 3T21 and for W. Il.Vickers.  Free Miner's Certificate No. C0821. intend CO  davs from the date hereof to applv to the  Mining Recorder for Certificates of "Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown  Grants of the above claimi.  AND FURTnER TAKE NOTICE tbat action  under Section S7, mast be commenced before  the issuance of ������uch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thfai 10th day of Febrotry, A D.1902.  [Febia-tf Oa*. ���������. MeOartar.-  w>  Wr  W)  ftS* UNION <=^#  Cigar  Factory  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.  H. A. BROWN,   Prop.  Brands:  8PECIAL  and THE  UNION  Agents  Wanted.!!!/   -  Lady or Gentleman!!, \  (.To nopi-i'spiit*. this old reliable  'Iifindcin* k ��������� Liiiitnsliiie *> Lift*.  The Children's Endowim-nt,  - und ten payment bor.d policies,  etc. * *     .  Most parents , nre willinpf.'-to  Rive their hoys a* start in .life  hy Inking nn endowment made  pay utile lit age 30, payinjj; lhe  premium until the hoy is able  to C'-iiry it himself.  Injustice to Railway Employes  ��������� The following report of a part of  .Tuesday's proceedings in tha local'  legislature is of interest to'railway  men: - * ",  Mr. McBride mored thnt ;in order of  the House he granted for a return" of  all papers and letters, passing betwwa  the treasury and. uny government  uftent, tax collector, or any goT-erc-  inent official,' with respect to. the  collection of personal property tax  from conductors, engineers, firemen or  brakemen in the employ of any railway  company operating in the province of  Biitish Columbia.,  With respect to ,hi������ :motion,.Mr.  McBride said it was reported-tbat tax  collectors had heen eoUectjog'personal  property taxes from railway.^ employes  based on their earnings for one.month  in the year, thut> doing a great injustice  to a class of very deserving men.'' He  . had no doubt the hardship was the  result of oye'r-zealousness on the part  of certain treasury officials, and he  hoped the government would remedy  the evil now that their attention had  been dtawu to,the fact. .  T^HonT-Mr.���������Prentice^esplaitied^tbat���������  railway engineers and other railway  employees'were taxed on; the7* amount  of. llieir .yearly  earnings,-'.leased .'on  returns'of such earnings furhisbej by  ..  ...     */- _,.    .  P.       - .... |;,t_ '_.-*  the railway company. , There *,wu no  foundation for the charge that .the  taxation was based ou the earnings of  any particular mouth. There ,voi' no  objection trf bringing down the papers.  Mr. McBride.hold lhat it wai an  injustice to tax railway engiueers, -  brakemen, firemen and conductors on  their earnings for overtime, which  exposed them to much additional hard  woik and d'tnger.  The resolution was adopted.  ;-Ar  W-t  ,  ,     GEO. D. SCOTT,  Manager for B.C.���������Northwest.���������Yukon  ..'J Vancouver, B. C.  Express Delivery  AH   orders    left   at   W-." M.  Lawrence's   will    be    promptly  attended-to.  , -H. Cook.  E. MOSCROP ...  Sanitary Plumbing, Hot Water  And Steam Heating, Gas  Fitting  Second St., REVELSTOKE, B.C.  Too Much Adam Smith.  Canada's life aj. a nation baa. been  one protracted wrangle over' the.relative merits of protection and fre������  trade.  To much Adam Smith is the phrase  which stands for the great cause of  this country's backwardness. -    *  A nation"cannot live by debate alone  Canadians have wrangled over fiscal  creeds when they should have followed  the guidance of common -sense in  working out "the problem of developing  their own-resources.  "Canada a nation" is a noble sentiment. "Canada a debating society"  would be nearer to the truths of our  history.     _   .  Canada would lie several hundred  thousand people .and many million  dollars bettor off if this country; had  never heard of free trade and Canadians had used their heads mora ami  their jaws less,���������Toronto Ttlagnm, II  m  m  ���������at  MISTAKES  Mny.liu mnde in wearing:.    ....  Chest Protectors  But youi* Kii'al est mistake will.,  be made in not wearing oiie.  , They are a.ppvnt preventative  of cold and iiolnidy should lio  -without   one   when   tliey   can  get them so cheap at tlie  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.'Y.  AU Sizes and Prices.  *':'*-���������..  Seii them in onr window.  NOTES OF  NEWS  ���������SI. George's Day.  Council meets on Friday night.  ���������Vrush Groceries at A.  N. Smith's.  W.B. Pool and J..1. Young returned  ���������"torn the south on yesterday's train.  ���������Golf stockings���������Just the thing: for  bicycling, at 0. 15. Ilium, k Co's.  Kit. Pickard. assiiyer for the Stem-  wiiider mine at Kairvicv. is in town  on a few (lay's visit.  The twn kic.'il lodges of Oddfellows  will ]iui'iiili! In llio I'resliytorian church  on .Sunday evening.  .Mayor O'Hricn is away this week at.  Kelowna lint will be back before  Friday's meeting of Lhe council.  H. J. Wallace, part owner of the  Camborne townsite, was iu lown,  accompanied by Mrs. "Wallace and  child,-on Monday.  ���������All kinds of leathei belts*', the  newest thing. Just what yon want  for sports and football, at C. JJ. Hume  &Co's.      '     ��������� _-  The Willing Workers of .St.  Andrew's church intend holding a  handkerchief salujnnd operetta on July  1st., Dominion Day. c  Miss Eva Hobbs has returned from  Vancouver and is spending the week  in town with her parents, previous to  taking a school at Whitewater.  The"! Ping-Pong tournament is likely  to be a big success. Already there are  numerous entries promised and the  games aro sure to draw a good crowd.  W.A. jMcGue has houghtout the firm  of McGee and Shields, packers at  Comaplix. He has left again for  Seattle ��������� but expects to be back next  month.'  C.U.Hiune returned from Edmonton  on Monday, and reports a big rush of  immigration into Northern Alberta  particularly into the country east of  We task i win.  ���������The cigars���������Our Special, The  Union and La Corona are household  words.    Smoke thorn and no other.  A force of 12 men is at work on the  Kva group near Camborne driving  tunnels, the longest of wliich is now in  ���������SDO feet. The property is said to be  looking in extra good.sh.-ipo.  A chimney on fire in the rear-of  Howson's block of buildings made  things ��������� lively for a short time on  Tuesday morning but was got under  control without much tiouble.  A special meeting of L.O.L.'No. 1058  will be held in tbe lodge room next  Friday evpning at S o'clock. All  members are requested to attend ancl  visiting brethren will be specially  welcomed.  ���������  ������������������Fresh butter at A. X. Smith's.  Wanted.���������By a lady, situation as  cook in a mining camp or hotel.  "Reference   furnished.     Apply to the  HliUAI.l1.  Dr. Milne of Victoria, owner of the  .Milne concession, on Hunker creekt  ���������went through lo the east last night  fiom Ottawa. The concession, which  is two miles long, is to be opened on  May 1st and another big stampede is  ���������-expected to-ot.ctirr.~~ ��������� '~~���������=������������������������������������-���������~^*���������-  ' NAME ON   EVERY   PIECE."  mmt&  When Spring Tints are Cesired  and Economy is Advisable.  ���������pas  Chocolates  We have lately imported ^  the choicest varieties of @  the above in bulk, and sg  are sellino- at- /ja,  75c per ll.  Highest   Award  at tlie World's  Fai  Red to  -    -"������������������ ��������� Drugstore  Die Talent Society of St Peter's held  a meeting at the rectory yesterday  afternoon. .    '      '     ,    -  F.J. Ddime hits purchased the Nelson  Miner wlnr-h will' in future be issued  under his management under the title  of the Daily Star.  ���������Underwear���������Natural wool���������medium weight, Balbriggan and natural  unshrinkable, Just opened up at O.B.  Hume & Co's.  Thu Ladies Aid of St. Andrew's  church will hold a sociable in the'  chuicli on Tuesday evening the 2i>th  inst. A suitable programme, musical  and literary,* will be provided.  Admission 23 cents.  ^*_-������u>  Perfect Goods  at Fair Cost  We can always give you an even   exchange���������  .  VALUE FOR CASH.  Dress Goods  Everything the   Ladies require in Dress  Goods  and^the well known " Empress Shoe," with wide  and narrow toe.  a-EaSTEI^A-L  XiA-'Hj-RXSlJjJIiT'XLS.  King's Union Made  Boots for Men  You can't beat tlieni and you can't wear them out  liefore you have had your money's worth.  GENT'S FURNISHINGS AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS  COMPLETE IN EVERY DETAIL.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  MACKENZIE AVENUE.     ���������  Mall Orders Solicited end Promptly Attended To  .  ������  Ping Pong  - The following is the maimer in which  the mixed double competition is t.o be  played at ihe tournament to be held  next week. A line is drawn through  the middle of the table. Service is tin*  s.'ime'as in lawn tennis, i.e. diagonally,  except that lhe ball is to be returned  straight across the table and so on  alternately. . The server changes  corners after each service as in lawn  tennis. Service is to be below the  table.  UnU-'ss otherwise mutually agreed  between opponents, vellum rat'*|nets  are to be used.  More complete rules will be printed  in next i*.siK*.  The bishop of New Westminster will  arrive in.\Revelstoke on a visit to St.  Peter's parish on .the 0th of May and  will remain over until the ilih. He  will preach at both services on Sunday  the llthaiid will also hold services  every day during bis stay.  Those who have not purchased  tickets for the ping pong tournament  and who expect to enter for any of the  different events should procure them  early from the ofllcers Miss Fraser, or  Messrs. Pinkham and .lacke.s or any of  lho.������e holding tickets for sale.  AS'ife.���������Now John I wish you would  uot smoke in thc housr*. it, always  makes mc sick.  John.���������Now deal', you said if 1 would  smoke Oi.'u Si'kciai- or Tin*: U.vion  cigars you would not mind and this  is  a Sl'IX'IA!..  The lialmu'c-dier-l, of the Until mine  up to .luriff 30th last shewed an actua  loss of over ijCjOOO but the management  had to pay over $I'XX) on thc head of|  the 2 per cunt royalty to tlie  provincial government, all the same.  This is a great way to foster a  struggling industry.  Capt. D.O. Lewis expects the rifles  for the rifle association here in about a.  couple of week< He intends to put in  a day or two chaining out ������i n-*w range  before thev arrive. It may not be  generally known that members of the  association as being on the militia  reserve escape paying the* provincial  }ioll tax.  Lieut. Taylor; R. M. H., has b-en  appointed recruiting ollicer for the  third Canadian contingent for South  Africa.'ind slatted lo work enlisting  men yesterday. He will not report  till tomorrow evening, so as to give  ttveryhody, who wishes lo join, a  chance to get in. Ue .lias seven'  ��������� applications already aud expects to  make the number up io a dozen or  fifteen.: *  Revelstoke Gun Club.  The gun club held lheir first regular  weekly shoot on Saturday afternoon  under the handicap which has been  arranged for the season as follows:  McDonell. scratch: .Barber 21. Upper  2S, .McRae '51. Brown SO, Taylor S2,  Pnipps $3, Skene S5, Paget H'\ Stem--  man l'2(i. This handicap was arranged  on last vein's score and is intended lo  be spread over 20 practises.  On Saturday the actual score was as  follows out of 20 birds: McDonell 11,  Brown 11. Barber 10. McRae 10, Skene  ~, Paget 7.  The flub intends lo make nrrnTnge-  ments for a tournrmenti on the  mornings of the two days of the  Coronation celebration. They already  hold two tiophies to he shot- for .-nnd_  with a* little as������islance from the  general fund for tbe purchase of  medals, etc., lhey are confident of  being able to attract teams funni'lhe  outside to come here on those datos.  Clearance Sale  FURNITURE OOODS must be sold    *  at cost  in  order'to make room   for  another large ear of Furniture, which.',,  will be here shortly,  call  and  se������  if  we can't arrai ge to supply you.   Now'  is your opportunity to furnish cheap.  FURNITURE   CO'Y.  HEI^VIEITI.  The largest stock of the latest WATCHES,  CLOCKS, RINGS, SILVER WARE, CUT  GLASS, FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, Etc.  My many years' experience enables me to buy  goods, at.the right prices, enabling me to  sell to the public at reasonable prices.  Jj ".GKUTT   ZB^ZE-^BIEIE?,.  WATCH REPAIRING  A  SPECIALTY.*     -  SIBBALD & FIELD,  .A-GrEIETTS  JFOZR  Real Estate ~  P.. IV R. TOWNSITE.  MARA TOWXSITB.  GERRAHD TOWNSITK.  CAMBORNE TOWNSITE,  rtTM 1 TflCl AT     ( Canada Permanent & Western  Ml All   IAI-.       Canada Mortgaee Corporation.  1 ll-in.llV.iil**^ ���������( Equitable Savings Loan*and Buildi  CALL AND  INSPECT   THE  NEW CONSIGNMENT OF  LAMPS  _     ,,       of*"all  kinds -���������,.*.  '   and  Crockery  just opened up.  * ' A set-of  CUPS AND SAUCERS.  from  the-  Foley factory  ln  * England, will suit you.  SKATES.   SKATES.    SKATES.  Hockey Skates  GE2srEE,A.31i    IMIElIR'OII-A.lSrTS..  *i ,*.'.-���������'  FB������ EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETT  oif1 th:������! TjnsriTiEr) states:;:.'  Outstanding Assurance Dec. 31, 1001 .$ 1,179,276,725 00  '.:..   - 213,912-087 00  New Assurance Issued in 1901.,  04,374,003 94  Income    Asset&.'Dec. 31, 1001 % '...**....-*.- 331,030,720 34 ���������:.",,/  - t *    .'* ���������--\ -> *..     ' j*. ���������.>!*���������-  Assurance Fund and all other liabilities.   '.,259;910,078.28 ,} ������:  Surplus  71,129,042 06  Paid Policyholders in 1001  "     27,714,021 42  JAMES W. ALEXANDER,  JAMES H. HYDE,  . .,   President.  Vice-President.  H. ALLENBERG, Spokane,  F.B.LEWIS,  Manager. |������  NOTES FROM  Bargains in Boy's Suits.  ���������]j0 Boy's Suits���������the latr-st ami  most stylish on thc market. These  suits will be. offered at prices tlmt wil  guarantee a ready sale. Come in and  inspect- tin* stock at <*'. T*. Hume iV  Co.V.  FISH RIVER  STATIONERY  FOR LETTER WRITERS.  rtfrii))rt  The use of artistic Note paper  ancl Envelopes i.s evidence of  good taste.  Our stock consists of ;i large  assortment in  LETTER PADS  NOTE PAPER  BOXED PAPETRIES.  .  Envelopes���������allsizcs.  A Busy Season Expected in the  Banner Camps of Goldfields.���������  An    Hotel,     Electric     Drills,  Stamp Mills, Stores, etc.  In Ibis 'issue of the MrcitAi.i' F. J.  Goldsmith is making application fur  an liotfl lieciT.1: for the Windsor hotel  at. Goldlirldi. The IioIpI will bo 40x21  two storeys nml will be put. up in first  cln-s Myle. Willi this building he it.  bivakin^ lhc ground foi tlie new town  whit li promises lo he a live bnrj< ihi.*,  -iirnmi'i',  | The dynamo and drills f<ir lhi*  | Ciiiihni-nc KruuP* adjoining the  ground, are now ready for installation  and the drills will hr working on thi*  bii? property by June Lit. The run-  slriii tion of tbe .st^tiip mill will follow.  Tlu^e operation!) insme ,i fa'i s.zt'rt  p lyrull alone for the town.  The telephone line is being constructed into (fiildfielilK noil will be pl.ired  in Mr. Pony's rm'dence. temporarily,  until un exi hanite office* is put up.  The lota have been chosim for the  election of a store at Goldflfld*!. Tbis  store will" be second to none in Ibe  Fi*.li River camp.  The lock blnlT at tho end of the  Oomaplix wagon road will lie blown  out within the next 40days and Ihe  wagon mad fiom Comaplix continued  to Goldfields and beyond to lh������* minpi-  on .Menhenick creek adjacent lo lhe  town.  Fine Stock of Chinese and Japanese  Goods   .Tust Arrived  o  IN  BAMBOO  CHAIItS,  "      FANCY TABLES,  TB.V TRAYS,  OlIINAWAlti:,  KANCY (iOtll)S,  NAPKIN**,  llA.VnKKKCIIIKKS,  FANS,  IN GREAT VARIETY  THE  NEW STORE OPPOSITE  THE JOSS HOUSE.  SPRING SfOOK  Now Complete.    .  * "*��������� I ir   :  yi- ,*.  W. BEWS,  Phm. B.  DnijfcJst and'dtatlonor.  Brown Bloct. ' TcIephonetS.  J. A. Maxwell, who has been C.P.R.  d.'spatcher at Kamloops for the past  two years, has hern promoted to the  position of relieving train despatcher  at "Vancouver and hns left for the  terminal city. His* position will he  filled here by A. J. Fii^h of N������w  We*lniin*tc*rj "  HOTEL LICEN8E,  Toko Notice tlint :w days nfter date I Intend to  <i|iply to tin.* <<lilAril('i!n.i<!liiK|>uulorforallcvii*<o  toixill lliunr by retail at the WInd������or Iiotel,  'ioldllelds.  F. J, GOLD5MITII  CioldfloldH, li.e. April 10th, 1901,  Notice to Delinquent Co-Ownoi*.  To John T   Moor'.' or to  Biiyone to whom  he  raay have traiiKf<*rr'*d  li Ih   liilcrc.itu In tho  Ollinim Kractlonal  minernl claim, Hltuntc  In the , anlnan .Mining DIvIkIoii.  Yon tiff hereby noilHed that I i*xj,**n.lo<I the  tnirn or one hundred anil   HOven  dollars  and  fifty cent* (Il07.fyi) In InNir and  money on the  lH..ff.re.n..niloned   mineral elalrn. in order to  hold Hntd nilni-ral claim iinderKectlon 'Mot lhu  Mineral Art; and If within  ninety day.i   (Mi)  from the date of thi. notice, yon lall to contribute yunr proportion of anch expenditure,  toxether   will, nil ronti of advcrllslni;, yur  intercut In nald mineral elnlm will become the  prnpertr ������f tha nndcmiKncd, under Section 4  ofnn  Ael  enlltUd"   An   Act   to   amend thc  Mineral Art, ISO"."  Dated   at comaplix, B.C.,  April, A. I)., VM2.  tltH ISth da;  of  JOSEPH BBST,  Oe-OWntr.  The Cleveland and British Columbia  Mining: Company, Limited. .  nsroTioiE  NOTICK I������ hereby (tlven tlint the-head offices  of The Olovoland and British Columbia Mlnlnv Company, Limited, have  boen moved from Rowland to Revelstoke, B.C.  ipril is-im  "fen-  r,t*i|-  The largest" and best selected  -.stock from . Winnipeg rt to the  'Coast.   Finest and-.best: equip;.  -ped Tailoring House in B. 0.  ^    j; - *    . .- it -  - Only a made to'order garment  can Ht p'roporly and - Uie - leading  good dressei-s In Revelstoke have  .*.?.     .  ...  .showered * praises   on .Our Full  Drees and   Business Suits  and*  Overcoats, which,fit asnaturally  ' as the fleece on the sheep; '_' ��������� '! *  .We fit pocketjbooks as well as,-  their owners,   i ,[.,,, _���������  TDAIICFDC    T<> Order and Up-to-date  IKUUMK J'"The Best. Fit in the City,  For the Month of April a Choice Lot ror $5, worth S8 and 910.  SUITS TO ORDER       -,     -      -'"-'' S20 and S20.'i ',  We   defy   any   firm to .produce  a-more* stylish or better  fitting suit for the price.  LADIES COSTUMES.  Choice of any costume*  Material In tho Store to  Measure during the  Month ot April-Tor ������20.  ���������                                ' *~   ������__  J- B. Cressman,  -1  LADIU>  AND MKM'S  HIO.H CLASS TAILOR.  Maminfir Block,       HoKswds Ave.  %i  ..!3  '���������I  ������ i#  In  if  ���������I 1  .1,1  ���������'11

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