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 Jn  /\  //Ah'  JO  =*.-  -ISSTTIEID   a?nVv^T.O"E--^-*V7*"E3*H]*_EC--"W'EX*)"lSr '_A.3lnTI*)    SA-0?TJ"ELI_)-A."^"S-  VoL  I.    No.  73.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  f^^SeZGiSisjSS^cScj^S^S&'j^SfSfin  ^ letter  *���������', T^riFj first thing wise V oplej thick of '"}  JJ 1     when ordering (joo's by mn.il is the A  ..j capacity for business of those- ihoy write <?-  Si-to. Tho re*puttiti n we enjoy Cut- prompt- JJ  S,' i ess'Lakes our Hail Order trade forge JJ'  S. ahead ut a era'.ify.itg rates.                           ���������������  ������ Our Specialties ���������'������������������*���������                             (ij  & Groceries            Dry Goods                Sj  ������ Liquors.               Boots and Shoes    R.  i Cigars                 Men's Furnishings ������  A Crockery             Tailoring                   g  fi Dressmaking                     g  S Requests for -orica 1'sU and samples SJ-  J. recuivo prompt attention,                             k-  M     "Hudson's Bay Stores,      ������  iv ....Calgary.... (J]  Haig* & Crage  Sole Agents for  Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  QHAS. R. CARLYON,  BARRISTER-AT-LAW,  SOLICITOR,  AND  NOTARY PUBLIC.  Cftici>".   Rooms 1 and 2, Pool Bloc*:, Revelstoko. 11 e\  A  rthur'g/m. spragge,  Barrister. Solicitor.  &c.  ' Notary Public.    .-  Ollice upstairs in Smith's block.'Pacific Ave.  Revelstoke Station. B.   C.  WHITE &_. SIBBALD,   ,  Mining'and Real Estate Brokers',  - Notaries Public, Etc.  "ionev to loan at lowest rates.  j-'irc Insurance m best companiejs.  natul Office opposite Unii'ii Hotel.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civn. TCngineei:~. Provincial Land  SlJUVKYOUS.  jlpeoiintnnt-' ami General Aijcnts,  Nelson and Ko.-'-laiiil, IVo-t Kootenay,  'J Ilritisa Columbia.  F. C. G ���������.mw.e, .1. r_ :>I. Inst. C. E., M. Can. Pop.  t'. ]���������"., 1'. I.. S. for !',. e-., (lute UcMdcnt Engineer ll.*ri'irtinoiu of 1'ublic Works in  Cnmula in Ji. C.) Neb-on. li. C.  -FnAsns J. OlKzit.IjV, j\ssoi.. " i.Jnst_._C/__.,_i_. Ij__S-  for is. C, Rosslir.l, II. C. Sjlytf  Ladies' Trimmed Hats  (from Paris)  Ladies' Felt Walking Hats  Ladies' Felt Sailors  A Splendid Assortment of the  Above in Latest Styles now-  being shown.  Ladies' Mantles,  "Capes, Jackets  Bourne Bros.,  Rev*lstoke Station.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  GOLD BUG FRACTIONAL mineral claim.  Situate in the Trout Lake Mining Division of  West   Knote-nav Dislrle-t.   Where   located:  On Silver Cup hill, bounded on  lite north  by "Sunshine," on tbe --otttli by "Free Coinage," em tbe ea--t by "Silver Cup," and on  tlio west by "Huron" mineral claim.  Take notice that I, I'rituk Stillmiin liarunrd,  Free   Minor's   Certiliettte No. KvWU,  issued  at  New Westminster on tlie lVlh day of Ot-tober,  UillO, as agent for and on behalf of  I lie Lillooet,  l'rascr Hivcr anel e;ariboo I'.olel Fields, I.tmitetl,  Free Miner's, Certificate No. G118 A, isstti-el at  New Westminster on the 30th day oi June, 11.97,  intend. M) dajs from the date hereof, to apply  tit the Mining Iteetirder for a Certificate ot improvements   for   the   purpose of  obtaining a  Crow n Grant of the abot e mineral claim.  Anil further take notice that action, under  Section "7, must be commeneeel before the issuance of such Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated this Oth dav of September, 1SS7.'- -  F. S. BjVEXA-RJ).  Sept 29-9t  \/atghes^~-  1547 R0GERS BR0S.'  KNIVES  FORKS    ���������������    @    a-    ������  Ar GHY BARBER'S,  "   -   Watchmaker-and Jeweller,  C. P. R. Watch Inspector.  Next Dook to Tost Office.  PATRONIZE HOME  INDUSTRY  Sselm  Go to our market gardens, gctj .  your proelttce fresh, anel good,., _  value for your money.  R. TAPPING, Revelstoke  *   ROBERT  SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.      5  Dravlng nnd   Pel*. !_������������������>��������� "York a  specialty at  lowest price.  Tcair.s nhvajs rc.idy at a moment's notice,  'sent for the Stand ard Oil Coinp-iny.  J.   R.    HULL   &   CO.,  Pucccs'ors to Hull Bros. & Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  i   Beef, Pork. Ktc.  KAMLOOPSjand   REVELSTOKE.  All ortJcre in our line promptly felled.  J.   D.   CAMPBELL,  Accountant and Auditor.  Books kept and accounts collected.  IVns'mehss solicited and .satisfaction guaranteed.  ** Inferences if required.  White et Sibbald'!, office. 8setf  A. T. NOXON,  WATCHMAKER  All work guaranteed.  Orders by mail promptly attended to.  At It. S. Wilson's TAiLon Shop,  ���������REVELSTOKE STATION, B C.  MRS. R. I2ANG,  DRESSMAKER,  Smelter St., Revelstoke Station.  R  H0DE8IA RESTAURANT  and BOARDING HOUSE,  Consul*, or Sneovn Stiieet and  OltTll.S" .V VENUE,  BlSVEIeSTOKE   STATION.  ENGLISH COOKING under the siipcriiitcnil-  enceof Mrt. l.upwmtli.  Dining Room altemled te> per-eonally by the  proprletur.  MEALS  AT  ALL HOURS  Cleanliness and e-i\ ility enir meitto.    Teritii  moderate.  ^.-iBUglf A. .1. Ij.M'WOKTII, I'niprli'lor.  First Class Ufince Hull To Lot  0.-H. ALLEN  The Pioneer Brewer  of Kootenay   MOUNTAIN MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate In the Trout Lake Mining Division of  West Kootenav District. Where located:  Northeasterly from and adjoining the  "Towser" mineral claim.  Take notice that I, Frank Stillman Barnard,  Free Miner's Certilieate No. SSG9", issued at  New Westminster on the 17th day of October,  1S%, as agent for and on behalf of the Lillooet,  Fraser Ktver and Cariboo Gold Fields, Limited,  Free Miner's Certificate No. GUS A, issucei at  New Westminster on the "0th day of June, lb97,  intend, (*������U elays from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Jtecoreler for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the abo*. e mineral claim.  j\ntl further take notice that action, under  Section :17, must be commenced before tho issuance ol such Certilieate of improvements.  Dated this Dili dav of September, 1897.  F. S. BARNARD.  Sept 28-9t  SCOTTISH CHIEF MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Tront Lake Mining Division of  West- Kootenay District. Where located:  Neirtheast of anel adjoining the "Sunshine"  mineral claim.  Take notice that I, Frank Stillman Barnard,  Free Miner's Certiiie-ate No. No. S.SG9J, issued at  New Westminster on the 17th dav of October,  lUUli, as agent for air! on behalf of tbe Lillooet,  Fraser River and Cariboo Golel Fields, Limited,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 6118 A, issued at  Netv Westminster on the 80th day of June, 1897,  intend, GO elavs from the dale hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certilieate ol Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crow 11 Grant of the alttive mineral claim.  jVnel further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance ofsui-li Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated this 9th day of September, 1S97.  F. S. BARNARD.  Sept 2P-9t  THE REVELSTOKE BREWERY.  All Branches  OK THE  Tonsor-ial Art  Executed with amblilextrous  Dexterity at  J. Morgan's  u 1 "��������� Shaving Parlor  Hot and Cold Baths  Confectionery  Tobaccos  Fresh Fruits  ONE DOOU EAST COLUMBIA HOTEL.  (jOOD BREAD,      ji  Fresh Fruits,  Ice Cream,  Summer Drinks,  Choicest Confectionery,  Canned Goods  A Carload of Ogilvie's Best Flour just  received.    For Sale  AT ROCK-DOTTOM PRICES AT  The Revelstoke Bakery Stores,  Railway St., Revelstoke Station.  Free Delivery Every Day.  Your Valuable  Order  for all Kinds of Light Transfer  and Carting will be attended to  by     :::::::     :  Robt.  Fleming  The ele-lue-ry of parceN to and from trains anel  let unj pun elf te*uii will roe-cKei  SSinir ntv car-ittl attetitle'ii.  THE PROVINCE OR PARTY  A conve'iilion of the Lilicnil party nf  British Columbia is to lip liekl nl, Now  West mini "ter, on Oct.. 8U1, for the purpose eif theirotighly engani/.inir the  Liberal party throughout the* pi-ovini-i'  and disci'shing any mailer.) affecting  Liberal interests. It i.s rather a curious and l-eniiirkabled^thing th.it, Liberal  inteiests should be supposed torpfiniri*  looking after just at this parl.ii-iilar  juncture. Of course the convention  has nothing tei do with the e inning  provincial election. Oh I deal- no. It  i.s merely to perfect - the organization  of lhe Liberal party anil eViscuss matters affecting Liberal interests. What  particular Liberal interests are likely  to be affected, or why the party requires a more perfect organization just  now is not explained hy the nameless  wirepullers, who are calling the convention. What a piece oF childish  chicanery and solemn humbug this is !  Sutton Mineral Claim  Situate in thelllccllluwaet Mining  Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On the northwest  siele of the mountain between the     '.  Illecillewaet. Rher  and the north  fork of the same, about live miles  northeast of Illecillewaet.  Take notice that I, Fiank Stillman Barnard,  Free  Miner's  Certilieate No. StjGUJ.J issued at  New Westminster on the 17th tlav of Oe'tober,  1893, managing director of the I.illoet, Fraser  River and Cariboo Gold*Fielels, Limited,' Free  Miiier'~-Certificate Nej.-fillS-.V, Issued at New*  Westminster 011 the; 80th day of June, 1S97, intenel, GO elavs from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the   purpose  of  obtaining a  crow n grant for the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commeneeel before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this aoth dav of Sept., 1S97.  i'seDtw ��������� F. S. BARNARD.  Notice.  'J Notice is herebv Riven that 00 days after date  the undcri-igneil, II. Duncan Robson, intends  to make application to the Chief Commissioner  of Laiiels and Works for permission to purchase  11,11 acres of land, situate in Lardeau Division  of Kootenav District: Starting at a post at the  South West corner of Asa Hillmau's block of  ;i_!0 acres, marked 'tinitial post or II. Duncan  Robson'.s claim," . running North 20 chains,  thence West 10 chains, thence South 10 chains,  thcnVc East 40 chains, thence North '20 chains  to~nIn.ce of beginning: '      ���������' ~-~  _                         II. DUNCAN ROBSON.  Ferguson, August 13th, 1*197.    ncpl'Jtw  Notice.  NOTICE is. herebv given that 00 days after  date, I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission  to purchase 100 acres of land, situate in Kootenav district, near confluence of Gainor creek  with South Fork of Lardeau river, more particularly described as follows : commencing  at 11, post marked "Initial l'ost, S. E. corner,  A.j\.C.,"on the west bank of Gainor Creek,  near its confluence with the South Fork of  Lardeau Kiver, thence North 40 chains, thence  West 40 chains, thence South -10 chains, thence  East 4(1 chains to point of commencement,"containing 100 acres, more or less.  A. A. CLARK,  Agent for II. E. C. Carry.  Dated June 13th, 189<. slo  Yali*  REtllSTIlV,  A tig. 14, 1897.  IN    THE   SUPREME   COURT    OF  BRITISH  Columbia, in   the  matter  of the  Oftlcial  Ailmiiiistraturs' .Vet, and in the matter of  -   the  estate  of   Charles    Berger  eleceeised,  dated the 13th dav of July, A.I). 1SII7.    Upon  reaeling   the  affidavits  of   Ernest   Henry  Sheridan   McLean  and   Charles   Frederic  Lindmark.  It   is  ordered   that  James  Ferguson  j\nn-  stroug. Official Aehniiil-tr.itor for the Count)  Court District of Kootenay, be administrator  of ail anti singular the goods, chattels, rights,  and crcelits which were of Chartcs Berger, late  of Illecillewaet in the district  of  Kootenay,  free miner, elecea-eel;  j\uel it is further ordered, that this order bo  fmbllshed in the Revelstoke Ileralel newspaper  or the period of sixty davs.  (Signed.) -A. J. McCAIX,  The creditors anel persons interested in the  estate of the above named Charle-e Berger, late  of Illecillewaet ill the District of Kootenay,  free miner, deceased, are hereby required  within sixty days from this elate to send by  registered letter addressed to James rerguson  Armstrong, Official Administrator. Fort Steele,  British Columbia, particulars of their claims,  and the nature of the securities (if any) held  by them. jVfter the expiration of the saiel  sixty days, the distribution of the saiel c-tate  will be proceeded with.regard being had only  tosucb claims of which notice shall be given  as aforesaid.  Dateel this 20th dav of August, 1897.  J. F. ARMSTRONG,  l"������u4t Official Administrator, Kootenay  What do the Liberal bosses and  understrappers of this province expect  to gain by this shallow diplomacy?  Do they'imagine it deceives auyboely?  They started in a, few months ago by  an open eleclaration that tlieie wtis  some inherent necessity in the nature  of things themselyes that the next  provincial elections should lie fought  on Dominion party, lines. They saw  that the Turner government was shaky  and unpopular and they imagined that,  they saw an easy way to score another  great Liberal victory hy dubbing that  government Conservative, so that all  the credit of its defeat niightttccrue to  their own party. A few feelers in this  direction put out hy the"pocketx)i_ans  of so-ca11e3X"l)iTalism in British Columbia were summarily knocked on the  head by the independent press of the  province. It was pointeeVont that in  the first place Mr. Turner's ministry  were not elected for their Conservatism, that many of their opponents  both in and out of the legislature, were  quite as much Conservatives as-the  premier himself, anel that finally there  was nothing particular about the per-  sonel of tliei Liberal party in British  Coin in bitt, oc.theirycon^iu-t sifice" the*  Liberal IriunYph,"which would lead the"  electors to entrust Iheni with the task  of refoitiling the administration of  the province. The proposition, for  which not one single argument of any  kintl was ever adduced, was hurriedly  withdrawn and the. Conservative opponents of Sir. Turner patted on the  back and told that their Liberal  friends, like Mrs. Micawber, "would  never desert them.'.'  chance for the Libctal party to get  holel the: government machinery of the  province for use in Dominion politics.  No pains have been spared to effect,  this object in every other part of the  Dominion, and province after province  litis been bribed, cajoled nnd bullied into  compliance with the. lequiicinunls of  the Grit politkal bosse-s. They appear to have some misgivings about  the retisibility of the job in British  Columbia, and are going much more  secretly to work than in other cases.  They anel their candidates will be from  this out very much worth witching,  and Conservatives will have to b<_! very  cautious lest in the next c>leclion<Ahe.y.  unwittingly lend a hand to frn*f>a-nn-  other political machine for keeping  their own party in the Dominion, out  of oflice.  THE    CONSERVATIVE    LEADER  Buttonholed on   His Way to Rossland  With Sir Mackenzie Bo well.  Sir Charles Tupper and Sir Mackenzie Bowi'll passeel thiough Revelstoke  on Wi'diiesdtiy on their way to Keiss-  land. The Conservativo leader is looking well anel carries his 70 ye'us  lightly. He shoived uo signs of fatigue  fYbm his long journey. He conversed  with several friends on the* pl.itfoitn,  and when the time came for the boat  train to pull out both he and Sir  Mackenzie hopped on to the cars with  the agility of schoolbeiys. The two  Conservative veterans met quite by  chance and laughed, heartily over the  iele-a that, the object of their joint expedition was to offer the leadership of  the parly to Sir Hugh Macdoniild.  Tlie real object of Sir Charle.-s" trip is  to visit some claims at Kossland,  which lie has bonded for ,111 English  company, whicli he Hoati'd himself, as  well as another which will operate in  the Yukon. Sir Mackenzie Bowell has  been in the province several times, his  first visit being paiel in 1SS6 and his  last during his premiership, when he  was accompanied hy Hon. T. M. Daly,  then Minister of the Inteiior.  But there are more ways of killing a  elog than by choking liini with melted  butter.   .The .Liberal.elispensers ..of  patronage', wirepullers anil hangers-on  havo got their oiders. .'���������Theirs but to  do or die." So it is suddenly discovered that. Liberalism in this province  wants organizing, anel its interests require looking after. A convention is  requ'n ed at one e. Tho tusk before this  "gathering will be of the simplest. The  local, provincial opposition is all at  sixes and sevens, without coherence  and without a real leader. All that  the Liberal notables will have to do  will be to select some trustworthy  Grit lei run in each constitlieney us an  opponent of the Tinner government  and the ti-ic-k is elone. riieConservalive  members of the provincial opposition  can take the Liberal candidate or  none. A number of the electors will  vote against the present government  anyhow, ri-gardless of the political  stripe of the candidate, all good Grits  will of course vote for the right man  too, anel so the thing will be elone and  another palm leaf he added to the  garlanel on Premier Laurier's brow.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE, No. 1658.  Begulir meetings are he'd in lh"  OddielloiA-V Hall on the secotel and  fourth "Vedno-daya of each month at  7:3t) p tn. Visiting brethren cordially  Invited.  Adair, W.M.       T. J. Graham. R. S.  Sign Painting and Gilding  Kalsomining, Paperhanging, General  House and Carriage Painting.  D.  STAMPER,  FmsT Stheet East, I!F."Ei.s-re)ivE Station", B.C.  For the whole transaction is simply  a conspiracy to capture the administration of this province with a view to"  its future usefulness in Dominion  politics. The Conservative opponents  eif the Turner government have by  their apathy played straight into the  hands of the Grits of the province,who  are not slow to lake full advantage of  the error. The persistency of the  attempt shews how all important they  consider the prize to be. The interests  of the province cut a very small figure  beside it. They would be best served  by a United Reform party with a  platform based on provincial requirements. Such a paity could have been  organized and its success would have  been well nigh assured. But for the  hungry Grit partisans there is in the  immortal words of the great Mc-  Cre.edy "nol hing to it," in any such  proposition as this. The main feature  of the next piovincitil election in their  opinion is the fact that it will open a  A CHUNK OF GOLD   " 1,  As Big as a Cake of Soap Chipped off  a Rock���������A Fabulous Report  The Worlel young man, while on a  trip to the East, had a conversation  with Mi*. H.yH.'Jon'es "of Port. Hope,  from whom he learned ()f a find of gold,  reputed to be fiihuloiis.  ' Mr. Jones is a business man, well  known in this city, whose word can be  relied upon. He says that some years  ago an Indian discovered a ledge of  white quartz in a spur of the Rocky  Mountain:*, containing adepeisit.of geilel  so rich that with his hatchet he broke  eiff a piece of soliel gold about one-half  the size* of an ordinary cake of soap.  Tliis piece of gold, it is said, is in the  possession eif e>ne of the men to whom  the lind was reported,and shows plainly the mark of the blow whicli broke  it from the le'dge. The le-dge the'In-  diitn reported .to .shoiy^ aji immense  area of solid* golel7 He "gave explicit-  directions as to its location, and would  have conducted a party to it had not  an unfortunate accident eluded his  life. The secret is known to but two  white men beside*s Mr. Jones, and they  are about to organize a company of  reliable Canadians with means for the  purpose e*>f locating nnel securing the  "richest deposit of gold in America."  Mr. Jones has so much faith in the  deposit that he is selling out his prosperous business in Port Hope, and  with a few good men who have expressed a de'ire .to accompany him,  will (it he I'.'innot start a gooel company) go personally to the locality,  where he thinks they will have but  liltle difficulty in dueling it as the Indian left. il. lie knows the exact number of ilays by pack horse from Eel-  inonton, the nnnibor of days by boat  anel Ihe number em foot which it took  the Indian to make Ihe journey. He  also states it i.s em a spur on the east  side of the Rockies, anil the rich finds  of golel on the' Pence River woulel go lo  corroborate the statements made by  Mr. Jones that this is the genuine  lnothi'i' lode of lhe Northwest geild.  Shoulel the route to the Klondike be  opened up in gooel shape from" Eeluion  ton. it will be a. comparatively easy  matter to reach the reputed treasuie  over the same road. Air. Jones expects to start about the latter end of  February, so as to be on the* ground  before the streams rise in J tine.  OUR RIVER  BANK PROTECTION  A   Suggestion   From   Mr.    Olcott.   an  American Authority on Grass Culture  A shoit time ago the Herald wrote  te< a gentleman named Jas. B. Olcott  of South Manchester, Conn., who is a  great authority on grasses anel has  travelled for his state iu various purls of  the world with a view to investigating  different kinds of grasses, particularly  such as would hold dams .and river  banks against the encroachments of  the water. The Hkiiald asked him if  he knew of any lnug-i noted grass  Avhich would be of avail in our case,  -particularly mentioning the "guinea  grass" of Australia, which is stated to  have roots.forty feet long and to grtnv  tinywhere. From his reply it appears  that we are not singular in the matter  of having our townsite washed away  by the 1 iver, only we have no Uncle  Sam to vol e us an occasional "5000 to  improve matters.   Mr. Olcott. says:  "The Ranch," South Manchester,  Conn., Sept. IU, 18U7.-G. E. Gi-Jgan,  Esq.: My Dear Sir���������I 11111 not much of  a long-distance or short-distance ael-  viser on what I have never seen, although 111111 an old newspaper, man.  I am very apt to get my neaiest neighbors to sf.idy their own business even  when I am d'jing it, and not depend  too much em me. If you wish grasses  for any purpose ���������they are like the: limbers���������you need te> know all 1 he gooel  ones to make one little job right.  Why didn't you send me a map of  yemr townsite or a copy of your journal ?  "The thing which occurs to my  mind first, for your predicament, is  nut grass but a line of heavy trees with  the liiiibs on, chained together, butts  up stream, and" held by piling every  few rods just outside your river bank  till they get water-logged anil sink in  your quicksjimls. Inside e>f those  trees���������supposing they staid there���������willow stakes might grow. Later on,  when .your shore is anchored on a  slope with tree roots, theie are doubtless grasses that woulel hold the bank  even if the most of the trees cut away.  This treatment is what I . woulel  recommend for my own Connecticut  river, opposite Hartford, where towns  have been washing away these two or  three hundred yi*ars.- The land owners are iulerosteel, the town is deeply  interested,--so is the county and the  state. But Uncle Sam votes us $5000  eince. in 11 while for. the "improvement  of navigation," a steamer noses along  the bank and makes the washing  worse and so. on. We have, long got  used lo this'state 'of thihgs*. ' Tell"nie  in a hundred years if you don't���������  especially if you get the government  appropriation."  A FURTHEft ADVANCE  Prof. Nason has closed down -.veirk  on the claims belonging to the Bi itish  Columbia efc Uniteel States Co. at  Ninth creek, anel left for his home in  Boston for the winter. s  Principal McTaggart returned yesterday fiom .-itteiieling the teachfrs'  convention at Veinon, which began  em Tuesday. About 30 <pitchers were  present from Donalel to Kamloops and  the Kootenay country. ��������� The proceedings were very interesting anil the  gathering was greatly appreciated by  all present, the beauty ot the country  anel the pleasant sitti'ition and appearance of Vernon adeling considerably to  the pleasure of the meeting. The fair  was'on at the same: time anil theie  was a splendid exhibition of steick,  fruit, grain and vegetables friuii the  fertile and beautiful Okanogan valley.  Mr. McTaggait has returned quite  charmed with the district, which he  describe's as eiuite a revelation tr������ liini  after the ruggi'd mountains- of Kootenav.  AND SEVERE FIGHTING ON TH'i  INDIAN FRONTIER  Henry George for New Yorks's Mayor  ���������The C. P. R. People to Build*  Smelters on the Columbia and in the  Slocan���������Silver Still Very Wobbly-  Hands Off Samoa.  (Special to tite Herald.)  Montreal, Oct. 2.���������Vice-President'  Shiiiighnessy says the capitalists 'connected with the C. P. R., will erect a*  large .smelter on the Columbia river,  and another in the Slocan district and  connect by aerial trams built from 'all.  shipping stations.        '  New York, Oct. 2.���������The well-known"  single-tax agitator, Hy George, was  nominated for mayor of New York*  yesteiday.  PEsnAivuR, Oct. 2.--In consequence"  of their failure to accept the teruis of  the Bi itish commanders, the punish-  liipntof the Mohainaiids'has been re-; -  sinned by the British troops. Twelve  villages have been destroyed. Col.  O'Brien. Lieut. Clayton and Capt.'  Blylis have been killeel.  London, Oct. 2.���������An American  dispatch states that lhe United   States"'  has her eye on  the S.-imoan .islands."   ,"  Germany is alarnietl at  the report, as  ..."  she has already  taken   possession of      "  two-thirds' eif the grounel herself.  Ottawa. Oct. 2.���������The government'  has called for a new transatlantic service for one vear for the mails." '" -  Price of Silver."*     _. ,'  New York; Oct. 2.���������Closing quota-*;  tions yesterday���������Bar' silver,'55"c; .copper, e.isy,  brokers' price, '~12.11*. lead/  strong, brokers'pi ice, Sf.OO.   '    ���������_* ��������� * -  "Rebel George" Knowlton, who wtis  recently taken from Spokane to Los  Angeles to stand -his trial on a gold  brick swinelle, has been acquitted.���������  Nelson Economist.  t Now is the time for buying new  stoves. Our stock is complete in every  line. Heaters, wood stoves, base-  burners, cook stoves and ranges. A  great selection for intending purchases.    O. B. Hume to Co.  Hon. Clifford Sifton, Minister of the  -Interior.-__Mi'._Justit'e*_Mc_G_uire,___Majgr  Walsh, the Yukon Commissioner. Mr.  F. C. Wade, the  Registrar of  Yukem,  Mr. Phillip Walsh, the commissioner's  brother   and   sectetary,   Air.   W.   H.  King, the Dominion   astronomer, and  titheis of the  party went through em  Thursday for  the coast.   Several  Indians   have   been   engaged   at   Port  Arthur   as    packers   anel   three   htilf-  breeels   from    Edmonton    are    being  taken as elog  drivers, under clinrge of  Waller Street, an old  mounti'd ntilict;-  man and son of Major Street of Winnipeg.     Mr.   Sifton   will    return   after  visiting Dyea, but the  Major  intends  to push through, though  he  fully recognizes the serious nature of  the undertaking  before*  the  party.    He will  be practically' governor of the Yukon  country and will hold imelisputed sway  both civil  and   iniliUtiy.    In  order  to  make his authority over the  mounted  police unque'stieiiiable  he  has been appointed back to his old  rank of superintendent in llie  force, with  seniority  over all  ollicei-s of the same rank  at  present   holding    commissions.      Mr.  King accompanies thu party  in connection wilh the delimitation   of  the  Canadian boundary. Mr. A.J. Mtigurn,  the Glithe correspondent, is one ot   the  party anel will return with Mr. Sifton.  Mr.  Eel.   Farrnr.   one   of   the   best  known anel most able newspaper  men  in  the Dominion,   went   through   on  Weiliii'seltiy's  train  to  the coast, and  will pay Revelstoke a visit on his return.   He is gathering information for  a series of articles on the province.    It  is said, tis an instance of his versatility  as  au  editorial   writer,    though    the  Herald iloes not vouch for the truth  of the sten-y. lhat at erne  time  and  at  the   same "time   he   ian   an   Ontario  Orange   Journal   ami   an    influential  Roman  Catholic   church   paper,   anel  conelticled a. most  bitter and  rousing  fight with himself in bis dual capacity  in their respective editorial  columns.  As sub-editor of the. Winnipeg Time--,  tin   extinct  Conservalive otgan,  now  absorbed in the capacious, maw of the  Free Press, he maintained  a  vigorous  attack on the prese-nt Lieutenant-Governor eif this province, who  was  then  Lieutenant-Governor   of    the    Tert-i-  tories. au attack, which  coming as  it  diel fiom a government cusran, tieated  agieat sensation at   the   time, wliie-h  was shareel by nei one more  profoundly than   by  the editor of   the   Times,  himself, who was actually  at  Ottawa  in high  confeience  with   the  pmveis  that were, at the  time  when  the  attack on Mr. Dewdney commenced.  THE SHOOTING AFFAIR _  Ventilated before" F. Fraser, J.P.*, in the"-'  -  Police Court Yesterday. ', .  '  On Friday morning Henry "Murphy; -  was charged with an assault'on  HI'A." ''  Brown, properietorof the Utiion hotel,'  on* the. Sth   inst.     Very'little    was*''-"-  elicited in the evidence beyond,what'  has already appeared in the  Herald.  The waiter at the 'Union "testified 'to  the use of profane   language   by   llie'  prisoner in the dining looni.' Mr.  W.*'.  B. Pease saw the scuffle "and  saw'the*     *  prisoner strike Brown  with  a  bottle.  Const. W."R. Page saw tlie two scuffi-',  ing as he0was coming down the-road.*'   '  Wheie he  anived  on  the  scene -Mr.  Brown gave the prisoner into custody,  foi  assault.     The  prisoner  gave ,evi-*  deiiice    himself.      He*    proffered,   Mr..  Brown 25 cents for  his supper,   under  the   impression   that   that   was    the.   ' "  chili ge.____-Mi-,_Bown_t_old_Iiim_to_dig__up^____;  another quarter or   he   would, make  him.    Brown caught him by  the  coat"  tails"as he w.-is'gtiing out ot .the  door.'.   ���������  and ran him down the. steps"into this.   ���������*  road.    Witness nroke away anel tlnew .  Brown    on    to   his   knees'  with    the  *  jerk.    Brown got  up   and'  inaele   an-" "  other rush at. him and  witness struck'  Biow'n with his list in  th'e .face.   Thn"  oflicer then came up aud Brown gave"  him in cliaige. - ,    .   .  In    the    afternoon     Murphy     was"  charged' with  escaping   from   arrest.',  Constable  Page testifieel'-that  as  he.  was  bringing   the   prisoner down   ho  hioke away opposite Pe-ttipiece's hotiso*  011 the corner.   He called-out 'to him'    *=  to stop and  then  fired-wilh  his   re-'  volver to scare him.   The prisoner ran  about 100   yards  and   then   suddenly  fell.   On going up he found he was hit;  in the right ankle*.   He" did not1 say    -  anything to the prisoner.  Murphy stated   that as they  were*  coinine: down the constable was G���������il  el ning his luck at missing the train.,  "When 1 broke away I thought he had  given nie hints enough to go nnel I  I old him'not to miss the train 011 iny  account I was about 50 or 100 yards,'  away when he fired the first shot and  yelled: 'Slop,' or I'll shoot 'yon.' I  ran about 10 or 12 yards after that anel  then fell." , .  The prisoner was committed for trial*'  on hejth charges. .   - .  * Bourne Bros, shipped this week to'  Mr. J. J. Foley of the Lakeview-hotel.-  Ariowheael. one of .McClary's douhW '  oven French ranges-, with hot water"  attachments tiiid GO gallon reservoir.'  The.-e ranges are the most ' perfect'  made. ,   - . ���������  Right R<jv., Edward Talbot, bishop'  of  Rochester, and   Hon.  Mis. Talbot  spent Wednesday at-the" Glacier house *-  The bishop was at one time warden of  Keble college, Oxford, and  Rev. H. G '  Kiennes Clinton,'the well-known and'  popular   rector   of   St."  James,   Van--  touver, and  G.  E;  Grogan,   editor  eif  the Herald, two old Keble men. went  up to the Glacier to pay their respects'  to   his   loi-dship.       Rev.    II.    Irwin  "Father   Pat."   of   Rossland.   who   is'  another Keble  graduate, would  have  been there, too. if it had been, possible '  -_.be  bishop, who  is   well   acquainted1  with the Alps, piononnced the Selkirk  iS'-etiery quite*   equal   to   anvthing   in'  j Switzerland.    He went east" again f.ir "  I Washington,   D.   C," on   Th'ursiliw "s"  train. ReVelstoke  Herald  Published in Interests of  RevelBtoke, Lardcaii, Big Bend,    rout Lake  Illecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Districts.  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DRY GOODS���������Comprising1 the latest designs in  Dress Goods, Cashmeres, Flanellettes, Laces,  Ribbons, Embroideries, etc., etc., imported  direct from Scotland.  BOOTS AND SHOES--Large shipment of Fine  Boots and Shoes from best Canadian makers,  HARDWARE   AND   HOUSE   PURNISHINGS-  Parties furnishing1 are invited to inspect our II  Stock of Stoves and Heaters, including the new |  Air Tight Heater, Granite Ware, Cutlery, Silver I  Ware and Crockery.   Carpets, Oil Cloth and i>  Linoleum.   An extensive selection. /  GENTS'   FURNISHINGS  partment  is  most  Collars, Socks,  Hats  etc. in great variety.  stock in this de-  Shirts,   Ties,  Made   Clothing,  "' TALKING   CLAP-TRAP  During  liis    public    career  Sir  Wilfrid " aurier has both said and  done  many   things   to   commend  himself to the respect and admiration of the people of Canada.   He  is above everything else a gentleman and his worst enemies have  not been able to cast any serious  aspersions     against    either     his  public or   private character.    In  his  cabinet  he    has- surrounded  himself with a number of strong  and  cleag' men    well    fitted   to  participate in the government of a  large and important country.   It  is  true  thnt   among    the   good,  whether   willingly   or    not,    he  selected some that it would haye  been better for himself  and the  country   to   have  -left    severely  alone. But a change seems to have  come over   Sir  "Wilfrid with his  knighthood.      In    his    Montreal  speech on the 10th he said:  "We are free today aud weave  a nation. ... I was in Pans,  in the land of my ancestors, when  the telegraph wires Hashed the  news that England had denounced  the treaties which she had maintained for 20 years and more with  Germany and Belgium. What was  Canada before that day? On the  Continent of Europe what was it  ���������in France and Germany and  everywhere else? Simply a name,  simply a blotch on the map und  nothing more. But when the day  came that, at the instance of  Canada, England, a great nation,  denounced her treaties with  Germany and Belgium, I felt a  proud citizen because on that day  my dreams were realized and  Canada became a factor among  ���������the-nations-of-the-earth,'-^-etc._=   Futther on he said:  "If I may be privileged on this  occasion to say one word of ray  own personal self, I would say-  that for many and many years ic  has been my hope that I would not  close my eyes, that I would not  sink into the grave, before 1 had  seen Canada lifted up to the state  of a nation."  The Toronto World has been  analizing Sir Wilfrid's post-Jubilee  speeches, this among the rest, and  has come to the conclusion that  they are full of clap-trap. It  quotes the much talked of epigram  that Canada is now a nation as a  fair sample of the Premier's  buncombe, and states���������what is a  fact���������that Canada is very little  more of a nation today than -he  ever was. Can we make a treaty  with the United States today?  Certainly not. Can we appoint  our own Governor General? By  no means. Has Canada power to  appoint a Minister or Ambassador  to a single foreign country? Not  at all. As far as France or  Germany or the United States are  concerned, Canada is still simply a  name, simply a blotch on the map  and nothing else.  It would be hardly opportune  for Sir Wilfrid to sink into the  grave just now. What he lias  accomplished is but the forging of  a single link in a chain that  already has hundreds of links and  that requires several more before  it is finished. Other links more  important than Sir Wilfrid's have  been fashioned by other statesmen than he, but in regard to  none of them has such transcendent glory been claimed as has been  claimed by Sir Wilfrid Laurier  for^the part he took in fashioning  the last link. The realization of  Confederation was the greatest of  all the inks in the chain of nationality, but history does not record  Agenti:  RAM LAL'S TEA  GROCERIES���������Our Stock of Groceries is always  fresh and first-class, being constantly renewed  by consignments from the best houses in the  Dominion.   We lead in Tea and Coffee.  Agents:    .  Victoria.Powder Oo.  that had been ratified previous to  the general recognition of the  principle. Sir John Macdonald  fought for and established' the  principle. oir "Wilfrid Laurier  merely made it retroactive. He  has won for Canada no new prerogative, because nothing like the  German or i$ergiau treaties was  possible in tlie future, even if they  had ne\er been denounced. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier's coup tV etat has  no prospective significance.  Canada was really as much of a  nation iu 1S0G as she is in 1SSJ7.  WRITING A BOOK  Miss Fraser Talks  About   Her   Forthcoming Volume on British Columbia.  (l"roiii*.h8 Calgary Herald)  Miss l~r.-i.sei*. who writes under the  tiorii de plume of Frances M.-icNabb, is  in Calgarv again after a long visit to  British Columbia, wliich included ti  few elavs each in Llie; coast, cities, Pen-  tinctoii. Agass-i"/., Rosslanci, Sandon.  Kaslo, Fort Steele and other points.  Miss Fraser, who is -in authority on  South Africa, was interested to find in  British Columbia tin* same questions  as are met with in the older mining  country, but was ilisappointed. t'rom  the author's point uf view, over the  absence of any great question such as  the native problem in South Atrica.  "What :lo voii think of British'  Columbia's future," asked TilE Hkii-.  Ai.D,"as compared with South Africa.  " That   is   a   difficult    question   to          remarked. Mis Fraser  British Columbia very little  the fact that Sir John Macdonald,  on the consummation of that  great event, was so upset with the  glory of it that he declared himself ready for the grave and immortality.  Ever  siuce   Confederation   was  brought about    Canada   nas enjoyed practical   autonomy, in the  matter of her tariff.   Before that  day of days to whicli Sir Wilfrid  Laurier refers, the day when we  ceased to be a mere blotch on the  map, Canada had power  in   hot-  own hand to   discriminate against  the United States  and a  score of  other nations, in her tariff.    But  in  regard   to   Belgium   aud  Germany,   it appears, we did  not enjoy the same complete autonomy  as we   did   toward    the   United  States.   AVhat the day of days has  really given us is complete   tariff  autonomy,    whereas    previously  that autouomy had been   a trifle  circumscribed.     It  seems "to-require very little to turn some people's heads.  But when we bring to light the  facts connected with this greatest  and most glorious event ia Canadian history, we find that it was  notSir Wilfrid Laurier at all who  conceived the idea which led up  to the greatest fact in our nationality.   It is to Sir lohn Macdonald  -that-thecredit^belongs-for-planl^'iiv-jvet   _., , , -        ,,     t     British Columbia very utile  nas  ing the seed and nursing the tree,  done g0 fa|. to pi.ove th0 d?I>tIl of  under the shade of which we now mines, although there seem-- io be  enjoy such divine and beautiful enormous r-uanti-j-of mineral so  nationality.  Canada, it is true, now enjoys  complete tariff autonomy aud wa  are a nation. Still, we are not  supreme in the matter of copyright. Even when it comes to j  dealing with our next door neigh-1  bours ou this ejuestiou, we are not  a law uuto ourselves. We are  still a daughter in our mother's  house, not mistress in our own.  We are simply a blotch on the  map. But the late Sir John  Thompson made a noble fight to  secure for Canada supremacy in  the matter of copyright, as well as  of the tariff. This very copyright  question was one of tlie mutters  that took him to England and  that was to engage his attention  hael not Providence intervened  and suddenly called him from the  scene of his earthly career. "So  statesman was ever more determined in carrying any measure  through than was Sir lolin  Thompson in maintaining Canada's right to make her own copyright laws. If he had lived till  today, Canada would now enjoy  supremacy in the matter of copyright.  For several years back Canada  has claimed and exercised the  right to representation in the  making of all treaties in wliich the  interests of the Dominion were  directly concerned. Wc did not  enjoy the right at the time the  German treaty was made, but the  principle of Canada's right to representation in the making of all  treaties affecting herself has been  admitted i'or many, years. What  Sir Wilfrid Laurier succesdcel in  doing was in making this principle  retroactive in regard to two treaties  FERGUSON  The. Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines |  Tlie  Pioneer  Stores  Wholesale dealeis in  jOf Fepguson  and. Ten> .Mile  Cummins & Co.  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Everything  to  bo found in a general store.  Post Olllej in concoction.  jUour TlSX-iJILE BRANCH "tore  Powder, Caps. Fuss, Coal, Steel,  anel all Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies are    leent on hand         _ln_  been  the  an  far  Bul  ,   in  as the development has gone,  the- people of'Biitish Columbia,  their ciaze for mining, are overlooking the agricultural resources of the  province. It is an excellent country  for cattle ranching and for growing  {I'i lilt    and    vegetables If    Biitisli  j Columbia is ever to be a populous  ! country it must be by building up her  agricultural along with her mining  i population. I let- farmers and ranchers  i must supply their home- matket."  " But that's thi* market we* in  Alberta are.- supplying, Miss Fraser,  and we think it will always remain  o.u* market."  -Why :-M  " Bficaii.se British Columbia's farm  lands are vi'i-y liinitttel compare!)I with  otiiv-: because' we can grow laruor.  and fatter cattle, belter grain anel as  prboel vegetables at less expense*, nntl  because we shall very shortly have a  elirect, railway that will take our  pi-wine's cheaply to the: centre of the  mining country.*'  " I have not seen any of the Alberta  ranches.' replied Miss Fraser. " but 1  hardly think tney can produce* finer  animals than I .-aw in British Columbia. They grow them up to "���������!" and  1,000 pounds weight."  " That only proves what f have jinl  saiel. .Miss Fraser. Mteers in Alberta  average 1/200 or l.WJO lb?, and two  vcars'ago a train loael shipped hy; Hull  Bte.s. to Co.���������our largest, tlf.-alfi-.s here-  weighed l.iilO pound.- each after reaching Montreal, which wtis ei|tia] to  l,li~0 pounds bete. Your Br-iti.-h Columbia friends woulel probably not  believe; it, but we h;i\n Intel .steers  fat tencil on Alberta gra"s I hat. went as  liif_rh its 2,(XX) pounds each.'*  "But your natural market is in tho  east," urged the fair traveller, trying  .mother tae-k, 'Montreal -fCnijlantl.  The B. C. ranchers e-an drives their  cattle, to the mines���������they are so much  iie-iirer than you."  '���������But the miners seem topiefer our  beef,"laughed Tut-: IIkiiai.I) ni~ii;"antl  their largest caterer, Mr. Burns, comes  over he-re feir all his cattle*."  "Not t|iiiteall," rejoined Miss Krase-r,  "1 heanl of him driving SM head from  thtt Okaiiagj'.n district."  Miss Fraser will not lie able to visit  anv other part, of Alberta' or Eastern  Canada, anel her forthcoming hook,  which will appear in the spring, will  be devoted to British Columbia.  BJ-1T.H0 & CO.  general  JAepefearits.  Miners and Prospectors Outfitted, etc.  The  Centre:  FERGUSON, B. C.  of   the   Lardeau   Mines.  Be Sure anei  register at the  BJ1UA0RJ1L- .HOTEL  When you reach FI-JRC'l'SOX.  The' table h provided with the best  the  ui.'ii'ki't tell'ords.     Rates  from  $"i  to if'.i per day.  Agents ibr K. AV-. Karn* Co.'s Pianos, and the Goold.Bicycles Co.'s Celebrated  Bicycle  Revelstoke, British Columbia.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  A/'ETHODIST CHURCH ��������� itevelstoke.  ���������I"' Preaching services at 11 a.m. und 7:30  p.m. Class iucctip.fr at. tho close ot thu  morning service. t-abbath tfchool and Bible  Claaa at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  cvory Wednesday ovoning at 7:30 p.m. The  pub.icare cordially invited.   Seats free.  HKV. J. A. WOOD. Pa'tor.  pHURCII    OF  V-)   Uevelrtt  ENGTjAND-St. Peter's,  toko Houra of service: livening  prayer duily at 5 o'clock Fridays at 7:30-  sundays and Festivals: Holy Communion at S  a.m., morning prayer at II. Sunday School  and Bible Ola=s at '1:3d. cvoi.iiiR pruy.r at 7:30.  First Sunelay in the moalh -Holy Communion  at morning services.  PRANK A. FORD, Vicar.  PKKS BV TERIAN CHURCH���������Revelstoke.  Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib'e Cliss at 2:30 p.m., to -which  till arc welcome. Prayer meeting at 8 p.m,  every Wednesday.  REV. P. D. MUIR, Pastor.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH���������Rovelstoko.    Mass  fourth   Sunday in month  at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FjVTIIER PEYTAVIN".  Illecillewaet, ft. C. "  MITCHELL' &   CO. *  INSURANCE   AND  COMMISSION   AGENTS,  MINING   BROKERS.  Calgary, Alberta  CI'.M.MIM..S BROS.,  Proprietors.  When You Reach  Thomson's Landing  -���������    (l<) T)> THK  ���������  pRjOSPEOTOR/S  . I    EXC.He71.NSE, .  Best itic-ak in the Ij-irdfi.-uV'.   Stage and  Livery in connection.  T.  XV. GRAHAME,   PROPRIETOR.  Tqq  ���������Arrowhead  Hotel  Porter    meets     nil  trains ami boats  Bar supplied with all  the nef-C-iS.iries  Arrowhead,  B.C.  Vi. J.  KKFtR,  Proprietor  Prospectors'  llon-ie  .Meals  25e  ROUT LAKi CITY HOTEL  Mrs. A. E. Jowett, Proprietress,  Trout Lake City, B. C.  Tins Hoiki, has just been enlarged and relitted, newly I'tir-  nished throughout, making it the  Best Hotel in the' City. The table  is one of tlie* best - applied in the  Lardeau. The Imr contains every  ' thing to make you happy.  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Stylo at Lowest i'rlcoa.  Douglas Stkisist ��������� Kkvi-ilstoki-  F(evelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kc|it    on   hand.  Drs.  McKechnie   and  Jeffs. Attendants  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and B etail  Druggist Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  iii-tt  If Vou .Havs a  JVUne to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want to invest in  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow.writeatonceto  <J,7I.MES   L.   FORD   &; CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  No. 9 Mill St., between Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash.  First-class in every respect.    Gooel accommodation.   Be;st  "Wines, Liquors and Cigars at tho Bar.   W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   iu  town;-    - Centrally    located ,  Choice   Wines,   Lkjuors   and  Cigars .  Best    accommodation.        ' Rates   . Sjjl     per    day. .  Sb.   Leon   Hot   Springs,   on  Upper   Arro-.'  Lake,  -i~i"   ���������^-'-^     ���������'��������� _ ~" "-"^run^'in^connexioiir"'' " ��������� " " "-"^-"���������  Brown & Clark, Proprietors -  REVELSTOKE  Fop Your  ���������House Cleaning  Send for samples of our Wall  Paper. Prices from ]()c, l'2\c,  15c up to 50t* a roll. Mail  orders carefully attcueleel to  Linton Bi-otfyei-s  Calgary, Alberta  W. G. BIRNEY  Painter  Signs and Pa er Hanging  A Specialty.  Address care of Union Hotel  Revelstoke  Any one Requiring  Can buy it  Cheaper** from  W. Fleming  Than you can alTord to  steal   it and   take the   ,  chances of being caught  L. JL FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep.  Shop oppotitc Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Guaranteed  e���������'      Terms Cash  F. McCarty  Wholesale and  Retail  Dealer In:  Milk Cows. Saddle, Pack,  Driving and Draught Horses.  Revelstoke Station   -   -B.C.  Dfay  ���������<t-4rtRsp-*iaity  AX-* V^Iidtu Prices  liEE & flTKI^SOH  Builders and Dealer's in  Carriages,   Buggies,   Buckboards  Democrats,   Road   Wagons,  Heavy Cartage "Wagons, -  Etc., Etc.  Second hand Buggies, etc. always  on hand  Write us for prices and particulars.  We can build you a rig lo order  they can't be beat.  CH-QGHRY,  fiIiBEI~TH.  C. B. JWaelean  ARCHITECT. .  and BUILDER  Estimates furnished. Flans end specifications made. Am also prepared to do  shop and job work on the shortest  notice. Satisfactiou guaranteed in  every case.   Call or write for terms.  Main Street  Revelstoke fc ���������  TELEGRAMS  THE   STEAMSHIPS,    POLITICAL  DOINGS, DEATHS, ROBBERY  ABERDEEN'S SUCCESSOR  A Fire Engine Dashes Into a Crowd,  Killing One and Wounding Several  ��������� A Landslide at Chilcoot���������News  From All Parts.  Wasiiixiiton, September '-���������".���������A  final arbitrator has been chosen to  dt'teriiiiile the British Veiif/.iu*lai>  boundary line, liis name is for tbe  present withheld.  THAT SIf.VF.lt.  I'llOrOSlTKI.V  London, Sep',ember 2o.~ The S'.anel-  ard records a minor lo the olTect that  the governor of the Bank of linglunel  wus induced to w. ite or sign therecent  letter to Sir Michael llicks-Beach  relative to holding one-fifth of llu*  bank's note reserve in silver by a  promise of the Government to guarantee the- bunk against any loss on  silver bullion.  KILLED AT A VMK  ToltoNTO, September 25.���������Ac a lire  last evening at 0 30. in tho Bijou  theatre, Yonge slrc:et, the horses attached to a fire, engine dashed, into the  crowd killing Bertie lles-kotts, aged  seven, and seriously wounding Charles  Hodge, aged 11, Henry Atkinson, fireman, Fred. Bell, William Humphreys.  W. II. D. Millr-i, Nathaniel Whites,iili\-  Arch. Thompson, Chas. Hoelgins and  Fred Mill lei*.  THK UlISII i--A.Mi.si-:  London, September '20.���������lolin D'.l-  lon and either Irish members have ask-  etl for a special session of Parliament  to vote funds for Irish tenants threatened with famine.'  MIGHT MliN   KEPOltTEI) I'lLLl'l)  Port Townsi-'XD, September *i".���������A  landslide occurred near Sheep Camp  on Chilcoot on Sunday morning and  eight men ;u e s-tid to have lost, their  lives,  ICILI.liD   IiI.MSEI.l-"  Citv ok Jlnxico, September 25.���������  Bx Chief of Police Ytileztiuea, who  killed Arroyo, suieicletl ycstei-day.  llADDAH MULLAH FLEES  Simla, September 25,���������The British  forces have pushed on to J.-irohia, the  liendcpiiirlcrs of Haddtih Mullah, who  has fled.  Halifax Not Out cf Ic���������India in on the  Deal--Sir Charles and Hugh John  ���������The U. S. and Spain���������Her Own  Protector���������The Diana Comes Home  Ottawa. September 27.���������Representatives of lhi*. A'l.in anel Dominion  stetunpship e-onip mies tlenv lhat they  threatened to ulve Halifax the go-by  as a port of call.  An Order-in-Council was passed on  Saturday admitting India to the  reciprocal taritf.  WINNIPEG'S, 1-'ATA LIT 1 ES  Winnipeg, September 27. ���������Stewart  Langill." of this city, while working on  an elevator at Qu'Appelle, fell twenty  feet, sulTeriug concussion of tho brain.  Sir Charles Tupper. who arrived  here on Saturday, and Hugh John  Macdonald. deny tlie' rumor "that the  former olfeied the latter the leadership  nf the Conservative party in the  Dominion. Sir Charles leaves for the  coast this afternoon on mining  bu=ines=.  .Tames Gate accidentally shot himself  while hunting near Sir Donald Smith's  farm on Sal unlay afternoon, lie  died yestereliiy.  .Tosepb Liberte blew tlie gas out on  retii ing Saturdav night 'and he now  lies unconscious and at the point of  death in the general hospital here.  Henrv Can- was drowned on Saturday in Hine creek.  Sir Mackenzie Bowell arrived here  on Saturday.  A DESTRUCTIVE KIIIE  West Prince Albert, September  .27.- -Fire early Siinilav morning des-  - tt-oyc-el-t'ne-'Stores���������of���������S.���������McLeoei,_;.T,  Toogood, and Mrs. Stewart.  SHOT   DEAD  Vancouver. September 27.���������Mrs.  Thos. Babbitt shot and killed James  Hamilton,.a miner'; who attempted to  usriuiilt her.  THE DIANA   ARRIVES  St. John, Nfd.. September 27.���������The  steamer Diana, with the Government  exploring expedition on board, arrived  here on Wit turday.  train held up  F.vkoo, N.-D., September 27.���������Early  yesterday morning a Northern Pacific  train was helel up near Meien-ehead. All  the registered letten-s were taken from  the mail. There was no express car  -Attached to'tlie train. ���������  COMING HOME  London, September 27.���������Lieutenant  Governor Mackintosh, who returns tn  Canada shortly, in greatly improved  health, will resign his position to ac-  iccpt the managership of a British Col-  ������mbin-Eii~lish financial corporation.  Jt is reporteil that Baron Ashbourne,  Lord Chancellor ot Ii eland, will soon  succeed Lord A'nei ilecn as Governor-  General of Canada.  'Jlje United States ultimatum to  Spain it is said may result in a* European ailiaiiee.  UNCLE "J5I5IV DEAD.  Toronto, September 27.���������Uncle  .Titniny Lane and Colonel George D.  Dawson tire de.ul.  _ ������ ��������� ������������������  THE CALGARY ROUTE  SEVERAL MEN WERE KILLED  ANOTHER FATAL AFFRAY IN  PENNSYLVANIA  THE CATTLE MARKETS  Rebellious Villages Destroyed in India���������  Kiiled by a Gun���������To Discuss Reciprocity���������Cuban Insurgents Commit  Attrocities.  Vancouver, September 23.���������The  steamer Uociuillniii brings the news  that heavy rains have flooded the  i ivers at Dyea and Skagway and that  the trails are in a tearful condition,  blocked with (lend horses, and ibwotild  be mildness to start out now.  ANOTIIl-.lt  1,1 K NAILED  London. September 2S���������Lord Ashbourne slates thai, ilit'ro ii no foundation in the rumor tlniUio would succeed  tho Earl of Aberdeen.  l-'ATAL GUN ACCIDENT  ",VeiT.sEiA*, September 2S.���������Young  "en-dan wtis killeel yesterday and another boy wouneled liv the accidental  discharge of a gun with whicli thoy  weie play ing.  reciprocity  Washington, Soplember 2S.���������When  the British Ambassador reaches hero  next month negotiations ior rcci-  procitv treaties under the new tariff  law will be taken np.  another cable  London, September 2S.���������The Icelandic parliament litis voted nionev  for a cable from Iceland to  Scotland.  ]-*AR"l   I'I RE  Carman, September US,���������Three  stacks of oats and n new separator belonging to Frank Bridge-- was burned  yesterday.  ~IJ*TON AND PAIl'l'Y  Winnipeg, September 2S,���������Hon.  Clilt'oid Sifton and party foi- Dyea  tit-rived bore yesterdav, thev proceed  west today.  MORE FATAL  jM-'l-'KAYS  Guaiidvilt.e, Pa��������� September 28.���������  Nino men received fatal injuries and  many were seriously wouneled in a  bloody riot here yesterday." The battle  was the outcome of the Uiv/.letewn,  trouble. All were Polish miners. *'  punishing eue uerels  Simla, ' September 2S.���������General  .Wostinacotti destroyed the villages of  the Kuakhell tribe yesterday.  110HRIBLE STORIES  -  Havana, September 23.���������The insurgent, forces have captured. Victoria do  Las'Tuiias. They plundered the private residences anel committed, manv  brutalities with women anil girls. It  is said they mutilated ninetv-eight  volunteers and innocent children.  .CONTRACTOR, DEAD.  -Winnipeg, September 28.���������.Tames  Stanley, contractor tlieel suddenly yesterdav at the Manor House.  RUMORED      RETIREMENT  SIR CHARLES TUPPER  OF  -Ottawa, September 25.���������A well  authenticated ittntoi- is in circulation  here to the effect that Sir Charles  Tupper is so imnierseel in " mining  business that be will oiler the leadership of the Conservative party to  Hugh John Macdonald.  Hon. Clifford Sifton leaves for Dyea  to-morrow.  GOLD AND WHEAT  The editor of the Regina Standard  rounels off bis description of a tour  through West Kootenay with the  following interesting camparison :  '���������Averaging this ore at $20 per ton m  Rossland (a very low estimate) we get  Hi2.000.000 in return for the year's output. Let us now make tt comparative  statement to see what this really  means.  Turning Lo the last census we find  that the wheat crop of the Northwest Territories in 1S91 was 1.702.109  bushels. Allowing tin increase of 50  per ceiTtffor"-tliP~greater-iicreage--ttnd-  tbe exceptionally good crop., of the  present year we have, in round numbers, 2,500,000 ot No. 1 hard.  If every bushel of this were  marketed at SO cents a bushel  the amount realized would but eepial  the value of this year's mineral output  from the thu teen shipping mines of  Rossland alone. Tlie e-tv.npai i*-*on is no  disparagement, of tbe North West, for  ti two million dollar crop is something  to be proud of���������and it is possible to increase it ten fold. But it gives a better  idea of the mineral wealth of Rossland  than could, be gained from figures  alone."   . . _  REMEDY FOR TROUBLE  Bishop   Young   Thinks   a   Practicable  Route Can Be Made.  Bight Rev. B. Young, D.D.. p.C, U.  Bishop of Athabasca, is in Winnipeg  tbe guest ot the Rev. AV. A. Burman.  His Lordship has been making a- tour  eif the diocese of Siiskateliewiin.during  the absence of Bishop Pinkhii.ni in  England. Speaking of the agitation  for opening a route into the Yukon  District, via Calgary, Bishop ~t omig  ������-Ud he had no doubt tbe project wtis  feasible and that a practical passage  ���������could be made*. The route proposed  by Hon, Mr. I'ugsb'y was somewhat  further west than the passage, be* was  more familiar with, yet be had beard  that it was a desirable route.  "Up to the* pres-ent time the* mineral  output, fur Koeii'MViy this vi"ir exceeds  jSo.OOtl.OOO, and many believe that, it  will reach $3,000,000 before the expirn,  tion of 1307.  If vou aie down with the blues, read  the 2.3rd Psalm.  If there is a chilly sensation about  the heart, read the third chapter of  Revelation.  If yoji don't, know where to look for  a month'fi rent, rend the 27th Psalm.  If vou are lonesome and unprotected  read"the 01st Pwdin.  If the stovepipe has fallen down and  the cook gone oil' in a pet. put up tho  pipe and wash your hands, and read  the third chapter of James.  If you find yourself losing confidence  in men, read the 13th chapter of 1st  Corinthians.  If people pelt you with hard words,  road the fifteenth chapter of John and  the Slsc P&alm.  If you are getting discouraged about  your work, read Psalm 120 and Gala-  lians 0: 7-0.  If you are out of sorts, read the 12th  chapter of Hebrews.  When you are troubled about what  you ought to say to some one who is  seeking =alvation, read the~5th Psalm  ���������The Presbytery.  Norman McLeod, Grenfell. has  entered action against Captain Meek,  who is now serving a term of one year  in the Ueginngoal,for."10.000 damages.  The action has ari������cn from the 'Xni.-is  Eve tragedy that occurred in the C. P.  II depot there last 2Ith December, in  which Norman McLeod was the  un fortunate victim, receiving bodily  iniiirv from which he has never fully  recovered. I'.illon McCarthy, of  Toronto, has been retained to act for  Jlr. McLeod.  Prices Up in Chicago, But Away Down  Low in Glasgow.  Chicago, September 22.���������Cattle���������A  load of extra prime 1-IOS-pounel steers  sold up to .*"j..">0, but only a very choice  lot went at better than "5.15. The  bulk of the good to choice beef steeis  sold ;it ."jil.Gu������.*): feeders of extra ejunl-  ity sold at. .*���������> I.25(e>5; veal calves held  close to the Lite range, the bulk selling  at .S5.7ot" 0.50 About 5,0'K) western  range catLle went slowly anel values  ranged a point lower for all but extra  gr.ules or feeders.  Hogs���������Packers wanted most of tbe  heavy hogs close to !*i:'.90 and it took  extr-i niuility in heavy to sell above  ft 1.03. Choice butcher weights sold  around $1.20, but the best at $1.25. A  few choice bacon pigs sold early .-it  ' 1.-10, but later very choice lights were  bought at $ 1.33.    .  Sheep���������A ilock of nearly 500 mixed  Oregon sheep averaging 01 pounds  went at S3.S5 and nearly -100 head only  two pounds heavier sold at H.:_������.!H������.  Some fat mutton sold at $;~.C~e(2". 1 and  feeders bought chiellv at S'l.GOfefi  3.70. Native lambs soltl quickly at  strong prices, several choice lots ltinel-  ing at-.$5.05(1. 5.75 and most good lots  abov.* S3, but western lambs were on  heavier supply and ' sold a shnele  weaker, manv around $1.70.  Receipts: Cattle, 17,500; hogs, 31,-  000; sheep, 1S,000.  PROJl GLASGOW.  Tho features oC the export live stock  trade was the exceeelingly discoux-ag-  ing advices received.-from Glasgow.  Cables to hand on the 23rd in Montreal reported the market collapsed  owing to supplies of cattle at American lairs being heavy, and the fact that  tbe engineers' strike, which is now in  progress, is seriously affecting trade.  JL'he market for cattle was bad anel  they were diflicnlt to sell even at low,  prices, with prospects of it continuing  so for some little time. Actual sales  of Canadian cattle reported were at  prices which showed shippers that  they would lose $10 to $12 per head.  LONG LIFE  rHE FeAULTOF .THE AGE.  The fault of the tiRo Is n mail entlca-tor  To  leap   to   -lelghls   tlmt   witi;   made.'  to  climb;  ������.*��������� a Ijniht of strength ot- a '.hoiitrht lhat  Is uluver  Wc plan io outwit ami forc-tnli Time.  Vr0   scorn   to   wait  for    tlie*  llilna     worth  IiiivIiir;  "if   want   high   noon   at   the   tin.,'������   eli.n  tltiwii;  We- llml no pleasure in toi'in-; anil sinlin;  A.-, our forefathers ellil  In Uie uooel tittle*  ."out'.  W"f; force our roses before' iheir sea-.on  Jo liloom nntl blot-otn Unit wc- milv wear;  Anil  then wo wonder ami ,-tsk Hit; run-on  n Iiy perfect buds ato so few anil rare.  We ei-ave the jjain, but despise llie; Kiilllng;  X\e   want   wealth,   nol    as   reward,     bill  dower;  Anil lhe siren;;! li Unit K wasteil In tt-eless  tte-ltlnj_:  Woulel fell n  forest or builtl a tenver.  To   covet   the  prize,   .vol  shrink   from   llio  winniiifr:  To llnlst fur glory, yet fear the llsltl���������  u hy, what csui il lentl to al last but slu-  nliiC,  To mental languor and moral blight?  X'.c-tler lhe olel slow way of striving.  j\nel ueiiintln-i small .;ains when the vear  It ilonc,  Than to use our forces all In i-onli-lvlng.  jVnel  lo  gi.isp  for pleasure   we  have  not  won. '  ���������Ella  Wheeler WIIcon,   iu  Woman's Journal.  "Much attention is being given to the  question of the best means of prolonging life, in the medical journal." of the  day. The London Hospital, which  has been discussing the subject, rejects  the idea that temperance or prohibition in drinking liquor promoted long  life. The journal in question [points  out that Lord Eldon drank a bottle of  port every weekday and every Sunday  Lord Stowell dined" with him, and each  of them drank two. "Thev eauh lived  to be .a good deal past SO.". The writer  tells the old story of a yeoman of S3  who unitized Justice Deninan with the  erectness of his figure, the vigor of his  intelligence and the resonance, of liis  voice, 'lho old man explained that he  was ti vegetarian and a total abstainer.  The judge, in dismissing him, expressed a hope that all who were present might profit by his example, and  then the next witness wascalled. This  was another yeoman, an elder brother  of the preceding anel fully a match for  him in stiength,..activity and intelligence. As he was about to retire the  Judge stopped him with the observation: "I presume that vou also, Mr.  Greenlield are indebted for,the preservation of your stiength and faculties  to a, careful observance--of the same  sobriety and ' ot the same regimen |  which has. been so well described to us  by your nrother?"  "Hain't been to bed sober for 50  years, my lord," was the unblushing  and st.irtlingly unexpected teply.  The Hospital points out what should  be, if it is not a univt*isally accepted  dictum, that the avoidance of excess  n eating is the great secret of longevity. The old axiom is undoubtedly  true, that men elig their graves with  their teeth. It may. however, we  think, be assumed that length of days  in the majority of cases is due to some  inherent peculiarity of organism, 'by  which it is enabled to exist for a period  beyond the average.  Tranquili ty"6f life has���������longbeeii-re-  garde'd as an essential to .longevity:  and the tact that yeomen are as a class  the* longest lived points to the advantages of rural life as promoting long  life. Tbe -clodhopper who vegetates  in an out-of-the-way country places  vies with men "whose minds are kept  active and recipient" by the study of  questions remote - from the nerve-  gnawing pettiness, of daily existence.  Great mathematicians, great poets,  great statesmen live long. We have  in minei Bisniarck,Gladstone,the''pope,  Lord.Kelvin���������to name but a few���������  bright examples of the preservative  power of lofty mental exercise. It is  the middling man, the plodder, .who  fights the gnats on. his journey, not  the sleepy plowman or the philosopher  striding on with his head among the  stars, .who perishes. As the Hospital  says: "Our advice to those who desire  longevity would be to eat sparingly,  and. unless their business���������like that of  lawyers���������demands constant exercise  of the men'nl faculties, to study some  alistru~e question in such intervals of  leisure as they can obtain."  SOME LARGE NUGGETS  The largest nugget yet'found on the  Clondike came down on the steamer  Excelsior, the 15th instant. Itweighed  a little less than 31 ounces and was  worth $5S3 23. Lirger nuggets than  that have been found on the North  Fork of the Occur d'Alene, and in  comparison with some of the nuggets  found in California, it is a trifle. The  famous Monumental nugget of California weighed LIS pounds 4 ounces.  California's second largest nugget wa������  found in Frene-h ravine in 1S53. and  ������ eighed 51 pounds. One from Down-  ie.ville in 1S51 netted the owner SSjOOO.  NuTgets ranging in value from $500 to  S5.000 were found by the score in California.  But it does not follow that the failure of the Clondike to turn out big  nuggets is indicative of the absence of  greit placer wealth. In thp early days  of California, millions of dollars were  taken from rich diggings,and in many  camps no verv large nuggets were  found. Then" Clondike's history is  hrief, anel Liter work in the placer  fields of Alaska may disclose some  large chunks of gold. " The California  excitement was started in 1.318, and  many millions #1 dollars had been  taken from the placers before the  great nuggets were uncovered.  A BICYCLE CHASE.  Milo Warren was making a call on a  Sirl to whom he was fondly attached,  although he had never told her so.  But this was a case where actions  speak louder than words, and���������leave a  girl alone for finding out if. a young  man regards her with favor. Every  girl is clairvoyant -where affairs of the  heart  are  concerned.  They were talking about their birthdays and the pleasant custom of giving presents at such a lime.  "Let-me see," said Milo, thoughtfully, "did you say your birthday came  In September, Miss Nellie ?"  "I didn't say," remarked Miss "ellie,  demurely.  "Then it was December, wasn't it ?  Some lucky fellow will be giving you  a diamond, perhaps !"  "Or a souvenir spoon," laughed Nellie; "you know they made jewel-spoons  for birthday gifts, but all the girls  changed their birthdays to December,  and the young men could not stand  the expense, and they sent a petition  to tlie manufacturers, asking them .to  discontinue the'custom, so no more  spoons are in the market."  "I���������I���������I���������really wish you would tell  me when your natal day arrives. I  might at least send you a bunch of  roses, _in remembrance of all the���������the  ���������happy days .we have spent together.  Is It this month, Miss Nellie '.'"  "You remind me of the parlor game:  'Is it this ? Is it that ?' " said Miss  Nellie, and then fearing that the  young man was becoming sentimental  she turned the conversation to other  subjects.  But the next day Milo Warren  dropped casually into the store where  Miss Nellie Newton's best brother was  engaged as"'bookkeeper, and inquired  solemnly at the grated window, which  permitted a segment of liis countenance  to appear, if that young man would  take lunch with him.  "Certainly," was the brusciue reply  from a mouth full of pens; "I'll meet  theo at-Pliilippi���������I mean at Hunger &  Co.'s���������in an hour."  He was there, and at the pleasant  spread of good things provided Milo  Warren  propounded  tliis  conundrum :  "If you like a girl awfully, but.  haven't told her so, and you think she  maybe likes you awfully���������no, I don't  mean that���������but if that girl has a birthday, and you want to make her a present, and she wont tell you when it  is���������tho birthday, you know���������oh, hang  it all, I'm everlastingly mixed up.  Can't you help a fellow out ?" ���������  Lyman Newton laid aside his knife  and fork, and looking Milo in tht* lace  asked, seriously :  "Any insanity in your family, Milo?"  "None that I ever heard of outside  -of~my~bwri"-"case;"_was~the'=depre"sse-d-  answer.  "Reducing your heroics to a plain  statement, then, you want to give a  girl of your acquaintance a birthday*  present."  "Exactly.".  ' '  ���������  "Is she an  Old Woman ?"'  "What do you mean V" roared Warren, turning red. "I'll* thank you tc  speak with respect of my friends���������Besides  I���������"  "Oh, no harm done; don't get riled  so easily. I wanted to know if she belonged to the past ago or the present.  I take it, then, that she's a New  Woman ?" - -  "I understand now. Yes, T believe  she has advanced opinions, but she  Isn't one of those dreadful creatures  that advocate tU<������ wearing of bloomers.  Nellis is the soul iff womanly modesty,  and���������"  "Nellie ? Do you know this bright  particular star ?"  "Why, of course you do���������1 quite for-  eot���������she's   your   sister !"  "Well, I like that ! j.nd you want to  make her a birthday present'and don't  know the day. Sorry, old fellow, but  I can't help you out. "Nellie would  take my head ore If I told."  That ended the lunch, hut an unforeseen thing happened. Just as Milo  Warren left hie company at the corner  he saw an urchin he knew. It was the  infliction known as Nellie's youngest  brother, age seven, capacity for mischief seven times seven, precocity unlimited   by   any  period   of  tlme.-  Milo, with malice prepense, engaged  the dear child in a surfeit of sweets,  and' then asked, as if the idea was  not of tho least consequence, and had  just occurred to him :  "When does Sister Nellie have a  birthday '*"  The dear child looked at him for a  moment, drew his mouth round under  his ear, elevated both eyebrows, anil  said in a conliding,  infantile voice :  "What'll yer give  ter know ?"  jVdvantapeous le^rnis being made, the  boy puckered his mouth for a whistle,  thought better o������ it and gave the following Saturday as his sister's birthday.  "jVn' if yer want to make yourself  solid���������see���������Just tend her a real stunner  of  a  bike."  "What ! jV bicycle ? Does she ride ?"  "How kin she ? I reckon she kin  learn, mis_ter. Vou just send that bike  -"there ain't nothin' Nell wants wuss  cor that,"  With this advice, and bein������ sworn  to secrecy, the small terror bowed liJ.**_i-  self oil*.  li gave Milo .Warren t-om.-.th'ii'* lo  do to purchase that bicycle and have  It doliveied to Miss NWlic- on nor birthday in an anonymous manner. lie expected it back every hour for about a  week, but it tllel not come, ami no felt  safe. The small brother had not betrayed him after all.  Dut after ti little lie began to v.-isfl  he had, for Miss Nellie had evidently  mounted thai bicycle nntl ridden out  of his life. He called, but she was oui  on hei- bieyce, no matter what the  hour was, noon or night, and be got  himself run over on the stivei and  knocked down daily by diu-biug out  from sidewalk corners lu see who tho  rider was, ami gelling btu-i for his  pains. When lie could stain] It no  longer he ciinii; to a sudden retiolve���������he  would buy a bicycle for himself, and  perhaps  be  able  lo  lind Nellie.  And now, began an exciting chase  for life and liberty, for at one moment  the amateur bicyclist was under the  feet of a trampling horse, the next lm  was running over a wrathy pedestrian,  and he* usually ended his experiences  by picking up his frisky stec.l and  carrying n  t0  t;ie sll0p f01. _.,_,,__.,.__.  And all this time lie never caught a  ellmpse of Nellie, but he was inclined  to think lie divined the cause. Judging from his own experience In learning to ride a bicycle, Nellie might be  exercising her own fractious acquisition on some remote roadway outside  the city limits���������or, dreadful thought,  might even be laid up herself for repairs. He called "on, the'.* bookkeeper  brother, but found'him busy and non-  commital. So he wailed and tried to  possess liis soul with patience, and  learn to ride a bicycle without the zigzag motion that had endangered the  lives of tbe populace and nearly caused  his arrest by the police.  Then he made the discovery that if  he gave his wheel its head, it would  behave much better than when lie  guided it carefully, to the end that it  traversed both sides ot the street at  ence. Afler acting like a thing possessed it learned to behave, and he  found himself skimming along like a  bird on the wing, with an exultant  sense of freedom and delight, and he  longed to see Nellie and tell her what  he had been trying to say for months  ���������that he loved her,  And at that moment there whizzed  past him a vision In bloomers, one of  those dreadful new women of whom  he had heard, and now was to see. He  almost felt that it was disloyalty lo  gentle little Nellie to ever look at such  an apparition; but somehow she looked so quaint in her saucy jacket and  baggy trous.ers, her neatly gaitered  feet were so port , and independent,  that Milo looked and looked again,  then he gave a great whoop,' and took  after the flying wheel like a streak of  lightning.  His confidence stood him instead of  skill, lie went spinning along in fine  style until he reached a parallel with  the girl with bloomers, then he leaned  over toaspeak to her, toppled and fell  in a heap, but ho't before he had gasped :   "Nellie !"  That young lady skilfully eluded  the wreck, made a fancy run and  turn, and as Milo gathered himself up,  said, pleasantly :  "Why, Mr. Warren, I didnt know  tlfat you rode a wheel."  "I don't," sajd the young man, ruefully, feeling of his tilbowto determine  whether it was dislocated or merely  abraded, "but you, Miss Nellie, are  quite an expert."  Miss Nellie murmured something  about the wheel-being a present from  her brother, and that she had not cared to ride, but just did to please him.  "But you ought to see my . little  brother ride," she said, with enthusiasm ; he rides the wheel' when I am  not using it, and he makes ��������� it spin.  Why, he rides standing up, and I'm so  afraid something will happen to him."  Milo was walking along, leading his  wheel, as if he preferred that way, and  Miss Nellie gave him 'several exhibitions of her skill, and each moment  made a stronger anel more lasting im  presslon on . the poor fcllow's���������lioaft7  But even bicycle courtship comes to  an end, and they were at Nellie's  home, anel he must leavo lier, unless-���������  he askeel for a glass of water, and before it_was brought he sat down with  the wheel on the sidewalk.  It was a sudden and most cffeslive  stroke of art. N'tilie cried and asked  If he was killed anywhere; Mrs. Mew-  Ion brought camphor; they got him  Into the (house, and then he was able  to speak, anel said what was true  enough���������that he had lost his head for  a moment.  The two most export cyclists on tho  avenue are Milo and Nellie. You will  recognize her by her brown bloomer  suit, which Is mueli admired, and ho  by the glad smile which mantles his  expressive countenance. Nellie knows  now who gave her the wheel, an.l  Milo has had another example of the  total depravity of tho small brother.  Nellie's birthday conies hi January,  put to expedite mallei s the imp  changed It to July. However, all's  well that ends we'll.���������Detroit Freo  Press.  Tlitrt litis tl l-'in<; Olel I'ltivetr.  I reatl a. story the other day with a  fine old flavor tnit quite makes It  worth the retelling.  In 1S05, Pitt called a meeting of the  British militia colonels to consitler his  Additional Force bill. Some objected  to the clause which called them out  under all circumstances, anel argued  that this should not be "except in case  ot actual invasion." "Then," said Pitt,  "It would be too late." Presently they  came to another clause, when the same  objectors insisted on the militia not being liable to be sent out of the kingdom. "Except, 1 suppose," said Pitt,  with cruel sarcasm, "In case of actual  invasion."  A Wetiscl'rt lly ptleilie; Power.  A London correspondent writes : .������  friend on whose word I can rely told  me the following : He saw a lark  flying above tlie turnpike road, "uttering some four or five feet above tho  ground In evident distress. j\s he  looked he saw a weasel in the middlei  of the road waiting for the bird to  come down. This it elid, fslling help-  le-s:-iy close to the animal, which kill-  .*ei it and cartieei it alway. This in-,  -.'it'.ont jcots to show that a wea~el "iaJi  zovnq tatcinailon in his eye.  ALBERTA IRRIGATION.  Mainly the Result of  Individual   Effort  on the Part of the Settlers.  The last report of the Interior De-  pal tuient says regarding irrigation in  the West: "It is worthy ot note that  the large and healthy growth of irrigation developmentasevidenced therein, is largely the outcome of personal  ell'orls of tlie resident population in  then- endeavor to improve existing  conditions, and is not in the remotest  sense any attempt to boom irrigation  or tbecousti-iictionof.irrigation works.  It may be safely said that in very few  of tbe new anel undeveloped portions  of Western America, have the settlers  evidenced a greater readiness  to help themselves by striving  to        overcome nature's        short  coinings in the way of insufficient  moisture, than litis been shown by our  population in the arid portion of the  Territories during the past two years.  That this face is sure to mil ih the  rapid growth of the:irrigation principle  and result in theearly construction of  the larger works, requiring combined  effort and capital, will be realized hy  t.hose who have experienced the many  difficulties to be overcome by inteiest-  ing capital in any undertaking which  is in iin experimental stage, or fiom  which the lesults are uncertain."  Fine pears have been grown thic  year on the experimental farm as  Brandon.  Counterfeit U. S. silver dollars and  counterfeit Canadian 50e. pieces are in  citculation at Macleod.  The announcement that Mrs. Lilly  Langtry will marry Prince Estherhazy  is confirmed by ber attorney.  A man in one of the construction  camps near Lethbridgs attempted  suicide last week by cutting bis throat.  He will recover.  Dr. Robertson, Superintendent ol  Presbyterian missions, preached from  Knox church pulpit last Sunday morn-'  ing, and drew a terrible picture of the  Godless state of the Kootenay mining  camps which he had 'just visited,  There is practically no Sabbath in  Kootenay, anil vice is everywhere  rampant.���������Regina Leader.  On Sunday last Mr. Collingwood  Schrieber, Govern ment superintendent  of railways: Mr. Newcomb, deputy  minister ot justice, Dr. Mewburn,  medical superintendent of the Crow's  Nest road, and Capt. Dean, of Lethbridge, arrived in Maeleoil, having  been met by a special train at Belly  river. Mr. Haney met the party at  Lethbridge and came through with  them. Messrs. Schrieber aud -New-  comb, accompanied bv Mr. Haney,  left on Monday morning for-Nelson  via the Crow's NestPass. 'Mr. Schrie;  ber will inspect the proposed route on  behalf "of the Government.���������Macleod  Gazette.  ead It  -i.,-i  -find Read II All���������Every  page, every column, every  line. No paper in North .  Ivootenay has one-fourth its  circulation, or is as well read-,  by so many persons a _ The  Semi-Weekly Revei.stoke  Herald. To reach the people  of North Kootenay its  columns must be used, and in "  fact it can boast of what no  other paper in its district  eaiL Every business house  in Revelstoke advertises in  it, aud are ~ati_fied it brings  results. .What better guarantee could outside advertisers ask ?  Its newsy columns, its  -telegraphic, its-typographical..-  neatuess, its free delivery, its  interest in the welfare of  Kootenay, are steadily increasing its circulation.  We solicit your business  on tlie basis ot' results���������not  from sympathy. We can  help increase your business.  Write us lor particulars.  Z>22 Revelstoke Herald  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  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Close connection at Robsoj for elson,  Kaslo, liolfour anil Pilot Pay  Cl'se connection nt Trail for Rossland,  Nnrthport and all points south.  For full ir formation, tisle-eta, maps. etc..  call on orndelrets  T. W. aP.'DSHAW.  Agent I'.evelstoke.   Or lo  H.   51. 5UCGKEGOR.  Travelling Passenger Agent, Kclfon.  E.J.COYLE, Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver  '    ' '��������� ' >������ __ _j_ fill i mil   ii���������  IMPERIAL B^NK     f  ���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $1,963,600  H'serve    - j -__      1,156,800  Dire"     re  H. S. Howland, President  T.R.Memtt, Vice Pres., (St. Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner,  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  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Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada^ Uuited  Kingdom, United States, Europe,,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased  . . /  A. R. B. HEABN.   ..  Manager Revelstoke-Branch;  TIME Gr\RD  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  GOING WEST  8:00 a m Leave.  -S-SCJant  0:36 am        '   .  l-olam      "   .  10.03 a m  10:18 a m  10~8 am  10:50 am Arrive.  5  DA1I.T OOINO BAST;  ..Kaslo. Arrive 3:50 p m  ...South Fork...   "      3:15pm  ...Sproale's    ".*__2:15pm  ..Whitewater...   " -- 2:00pm  ...Bear Lake ...   "-,1:18 pm  ..McGulRan....   '���������   ."lJSpm,  Cody Junction    "   11:13 pm  ., Sandon Leave 1*00 p m  CODY LINE  '.   ..  Leave 11*0 am Sandon...'.Arrive 11:15a m  Arrive 11:20 am' Cody Leave 11:25 am  ROBERT. IRVIXO  G. F.andP. A. .  GEO.F.OOPBLAND  Saperlnten ent  O.R.&I.  Is thp" Shortest and ^ '"*.-���������  Quickest Line to...  WALLACE,   FARMiNGTON,"! '  . .GARFIELD,-,-.OAKESDALB,, -  PULLMAN,   , ; LEWISTON,  COEUR D'ALENE MINES.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA",''  PORTLAND,   -PENDLETON,  SAN FRANCISCO, MOSCOW,  CRIPPLE CREEK,1  ' .*       -  AND   ALL POINTS   EAST OR' SOUTH.  THE ONLY  LINE   ...  "Via Silt Lake, ..Denver;-'' ���������  Omaha and Kansas^City.'/*.  =���������Stea*.nship^Tickets:tbvs."a*-adifront-  Europe and other-foreign countries  Train for the " East and -Portland  departs 7:15 p.m. daily." Wallace and  Moscow accommodation"depaita'7;45  a.m. daily. Through'��������� service. _ '.No  delays or lay overs anywhere; ,j-  -,'.,".  Get through tickets-and further information of O.. R. to -N.city ticket  office,   No.    430. - Riverside , .avenue,  corner Stevens St., Spokane, ---Wash.'.  J. Campbell, I  General Agent, Spokane,  W. H. Hurlburt," G." P. AT, Portland,"  Spokane Falls and. Jloptliepn  .Nelson and Ft. SUeppapd'  Red Mountain R|y8; ��������� '  The only nil rail  route* without change o  cars between Spokane. Nortitpprt.  Roealan"'  and rtclsoo;   aleo    between .Rowland   and  >eIson. .;  DAILY     EXCEPT -    SUNDAY.  LEAVK. NORTHPORT    " XRtltVK.  For Spokane���������                          Trom Spokane-i  1:20 p.m. .'. .������������������.T.rJOp.in.  For Iiojsland��������� From Roe-oland���������  l������0p.m ;-       .iz:40a.m.  For}, elson���������                               From Nelson---  la0p.ni l~-.17p.in..  Close connections at Nelson with steamer  for Kulo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcns with stage daily.  ITEVELSTOKE  IRONWORKS..  Blacfesmithine* JobBine'  Plumbing:, Pipe Fitting;  Tinsmithirisr.. :.  Sheet Iron .Work  Machinery Repaired JUST ISSUED  New.  ��������� Mining Lav/s  British  Columbia  This book gives complete'  itiiuing laws, together with  full directions for reaching  llie diiVc-tent mining sections  of British Columbia���������the  most useful book lor Illinois  .   . unci prospectors ever issued.  Only 25 Cents, at the  f'anada  Drug 8c  r*-*    Boole Co., Ltd.  Chas. 11. _MArr*OK.vi.:>, Manager.  Revelstoke  Station, B. C.  . ttggH! KKg- !  "Iggs !     A  fresh   con-  ���������"ignuicnt just received at,  C. 11. Hume  | .V (Jet S.  ,Ti������igp Form will open the new court- I  rtiniii   1111   Wc'dni'sdiiy   next, and  will  hold county court there.  Work on the wngon road 1111 the  north I'ork uf Lhe Illecillewitet i.s now  almost (inishejd tinel no more men tire  ictinii-cd frtiiti this out.  The racn b.-tween Pettipicco's Lark  inul Mt-Ciiiiv's Banjii comes eilf tit 2  p. 111. It is.siiid thsil there is about a  thousand eiolliirs up on the nice.  For the babies���������-knitted hoods, caps,  jiie-kets. mills, bootees tinel gaiters.  Biiui'iii* Bros, have just opened up ii  large- consignment of the above.  j"k-ssi>. Wilstiii and 11 endei-soii. two  young Englishmen who have been in  India anel Si.nib Africa, are. visilinn  this place, aiiel inquiring into ils prospects ,-is ,1 place for investment.  Premier Turner arrived from the  const lhis morning nntl goes down  south this iil'U'i-iioon. lie met the  executive council nf the board of  trade in the Victoria hotel this nn 111-  n ig.  Mr. J. D. Sibbald leaves for Spokane  toil.ty with the specimens for tho  North Kootunity exhibit, which number altogether about SO and include  .sonic line looking ore from the Waverley mine.  Mr. Kellie has pledged hinist'll' to  build a trail next spring up L.-tl'iu tne  t-ic-ek lo tup the new rich leatls discovered on the north and tiorthe.ist  forks this season. About $1200 would  hniltl tt main ti-nil np the creek with a  branch np the north fork.  LOCAL  AND _GEHERAL   HEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About  Revelstoke.  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  COl'I'E!'. CUOWN* MIXKItAT. CULM.  Biltiate in the Illcflllowncl "liniiiK Division of  West  KiuHe-'iiiiy  Pihtntjl.    Whore loctiteel:  l'.e-in^   u  nurthei-Iy extension   upon   thi:  Silver How mineral i-lniin.  'I'itke iH.ru-c lhat  I, Walter i^e-ott, ae-tiit--; as  ai;ent for the  l-'i-_h   I'.iver fetjiper ami  Silver  Mininj; Cti., l.ttl., l-'rec Miner'., Ct-riillt'iilc No.  ill 111 I, itiie-ntl, nil ilnv.s friini the ilmc liereoi, to  upply to lhe Mining  Iteeorele-r fur a t-erlilleiuo  01 iniproveim-nt-e, fen-the purpose of tibliiiniii^  a t-rnw n Ki-attl of the ahuve e-laiin.  Anil further take ntilii-c that at'tion, itntU-r  set-iion 0", must lx-������ t-tiiiiiiieni-L-il befetre theisstt-  iint-e eif httt-lt t-ei-tll'iL-iUe t.f improvements.  litileU lliis-i-Jtli elav of Sepieniber, lb'.l/.  'Jo'Jlw  Subscribers to the IIkuald  who do  * not receive their ptiper promptly nnel  regularly   by   carriers   will   confer   a  favor by letting us know at once.  Johnson & Pettipiece.  + No. 9 cook stoves, S10.50 tit Bourne  Bios.  i Bourne Bios, report largo sales of  ladies' walking hats and fell sailors.  t 10 ton? of cibbiige for sale this  itionth tit 10 rents per lb.    R. Tapping.  Fred Faser. .1. P.. is gazetted as cleik  and milling recorder in the ollice of  .the government agfiitat Kevelstoko.  Rev. U. G. Fieniies-Glintoii. rector  of St. James. Vancouver, spent Friday  in tiiwn. as tbe guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Hiiig. '   -  .-\ postmaster has been appointed nt  Al *e*rt Canyon in the person of Charles  Carlson, who will assume his duties at  unt-e.  t Do yon want, something neat, new  .���������ind up lei elate in iho way of a dinner  nr u-a cet ? Call anel see our new stock  jn_t opened up.    C. B. Hume to Co.  A. A. Btitlo-i'Sf.n. a tobacco and cigar  ��������� dealer bite of "sandon. is in town lool.-  - i ig up a location to establish himself  ' in Revelstoke.  .Mr. Pippy. of Pippy ���������.": Wright', got s  tn Arrowhead thi* afternoon to liniku  arrangements for opening another  ituiib-.'i- yard in this town.  A  party of  mounted  police,   under  Jnsp.* Ziich.   Wood,  went through tei  t'le coast with some  train  dugs from  Aliinba-*~n on Wednosdav.    The party  . .will form rjn._rt.o_f Major Walsh's escort.  INSOMNIA.  Three Months Without Sleep.���������Wasted  in Flesh a>id Given up to  Die.���������But the  Great South American Nervine Soothes  to  Rest With One Dose and Effects a  Rapid and Permanent Cure.  Mrs. White, of Mono Teiwnship. lleavcrton I'.  O., >vii.������ ehfiiKornttnly ill from  nervous tremble.  :she was hi, nervofix Hint she hatl not slept a  nijihl for lliree mtintlts.   She ivas t-o low that  Iter frienel.s tle-juiireel of hor ree-overv, in  fact  hail Kiveu iter up  to die.   IShe wns porsnaeleel  tei Irv South American Nervine,  lier relief was  Iiikliiiiliini'ous that after taking one ilo-sc site  slept soundly all night.   She persisted in the  ti-ee   eif this groat t-nre and guineei in health  rapidly, so tlmt now there is not 11 sign of the  luirvtmsness, anil she feels she is entirelv e-ureel.  If vein eloubt it, write and ask her.   Sole'l by the  Canada Drug & llook Co.  -    UNTOLD AGONY.  Distracted   by   Excruciating  Rheumatic  Pains.���������Seven Years' Untold Misery.���������  No Remedy to Help.���������No Physician to  Thwart  the    Onslaught.���������But   South  American   Rheumatic    Cure     Charms  Away the  Pains in  12  Hours and the  Suffering Slave is Emancipated.  .1.  II. Mt-I.e-id of I.eith, Onl., says:   "1 have  been a victim of rheumatism for seven year.-,,  being c-finlini-d to niy bed fur months tit a'time,  tnttl unable to tnrn myself.   Have been treateel  by many nf the best physicians without benefit.   I  had  no^faith in cures I saw advcrtisoel,  but my wife ineiuce-d me   to  get   a  bottle  of  South   jVinerle-nn   Itlieumatlc  Cure.   At   lhat  lime r was suffering agonizing pains, but inside of l!> hours after I hatl taken tlie first eloso  the pains left  me.   Three  bottles emnplelelr  cttretl me, anel  I  rejetice in having the opportunity  of  telling   what   a  great euro it  has  wrought in me."   gold bv the Canada Drug A:  lJocii Co.  MUST  BE DISSOLVED.  Kidney Disease Can Only Be Cured by a  Remedy Which is in  Liquid Form.���������  Common Sense of Science.  For a tlisorilereel stomach or sich headache,  pills anel powders are not without effect, but  when these same remeelies are .said to cure  kidney tliset-.se the e-oniint*n sense of science  rebukes the t-lnit:i. This in--ielious anel growing tlise.a*c will nol be driven from the system  unless a nH-eiiciuc is given that will elis-ejhc  the hard substance���������uric acid and oxalate of  lline���������lli-it give rise to the elistrcss anel imin  that is cttmmon to all who suffer from kielney  e-otnplaint. Sentth American Kitlney Cure i-.*-.  kidney specific. 1: ilissolves these'hard sut>-  stances, anti while it elis-olves it ,iNe> heals.  The cures effected leave no eitio-eiion of its  curing power,... fc'olel bv Canada Drug A llook  Oo.  "A gentle-man lately from the Tlal-  cvoii Hot Spriues reports that Llu*  p'rice is now scarcely recognizable.  -Wi-irk has bee"n pu������be*d rapidly .ihe id  an.l tin* new buildings are nearly  iviitly for occupation.  vThe Reyf.i-stoke City DiHEcr-Rv  aiiel   Map  r.f Townsite  is now  111  the  . li.ind~ of the printers. With tbe extent ion ot the iiuip the whole work  will he. done in the liiliiAr.D job office*.  Is has been   freelv  p.-itioniz >d  hv  the  ��������� hushics-- men of Revelstnk'-'. and those  -��������� eii-sii-ir.tr u> *-i;i.t in on it" should, without el'.'lttv. communicate* with H. Parm  , l-VUipUce. Hi:i".m-u office.  Mr. E. Adair returned from Lit forme*  Cre-i-k on Wednesday   with coitie iroti.l  ', looking tire- out'e.f the Iron Kim; claim.  .*' The li-el-je. on which three claims, tl c  Iron Kimr, Mali,-! Miy nnd A bun have  l'-r-eii stnkeel. lie;- about \Hf) feet beltuv  the- Adair group on Mineral niniintnin  anil i-lii-v-". nliiuit 12 font u iele on the  "Mil-face. One f-hrit e-xpeisr-d two foot  pay-streak of tu-.-fiiical iron p\ r'.te:--.  o    Th-.* tickets fur  the  Jnlinson-Smiley  f-rintf-it in iho Mt-iboelist  e-hiu-ch   next.  Tii'*-'lay i-vi'iiing tn-c-  L-oin*:  i-,fT   fn.������t.  '  The- >'iit'-itiiiniiie-ni is- a biish rbiss  one  .  nntl ha.- ilniwn lsirir.- e.re..w<l.s wherevt-r  ��������� hi't-ombiiiation  b.t-  appe'iu'i-d.    It  is  .1 chance 'if a lifetime   to heni-   Miss  ���������   Pauline Johnson roc'ih- her ball-ids nnd  porins. the* -ubjpct e������f which   is  generally -nine incident in the history of her  race in  ils   conflict   with   the   white  men.  On Thursday afternoon locomotive  Nn. M~l was cros.-iiitc a brielgu near  North Betid, when I he boiler exploded.  Br;ik'*siii!in F.I.-011 was blown oil the  li-tiele*r tind eli-j-inpe*el 90 fe-et into the-  iivek below. 11 '"lint_;e.-red an hour and  .a half before ileiith put an entl to liis  Milferings. A. E. IlilTe. tbe cngineiT,  anel E."Me-lintit. tb't firein.-in. we-re-  both bcnleleil. but not .seriously. The  trucks of the e-niiine and the e.-ars remained on the track.  Mr. Georiff II. Ham. a well-known  newspaper coi-rf'������piiiidt*nt, who is now  e-onni-t-L"d with the advertising ele-  partini'iit of the- C. P. It. went thrtnigli  to tin- cia-t. Ib- i- fraliu-rin^ up to  elate infoi-in-itinn -ibout British Col-  iinihitt fni- ns.. in iho coinpany's guidebooks and aelvertisiiifc literature anel  in other ways, which will all prove of  value* tn th" country. j\t bis retpie"-!  th" flEl'Ai.li will furnish him with all  infoiintitiini at it- disposal with i-r-  g.-irel lei 1 hi- town and eli>trict. He-  will vi-ii l'l-ve-l-inke nn his return  11 i p.  NO AVAIL  Adam Soper_of Burk's Falls, Found All  Remedies ror Kidney Disease of No  Avail Until He Used South American  Kidney Cure.���������To-Day He is a Well  -^-Man-and-GiveS-thg_Credit-Where due,  bll.VlCl: HOW THINK UAL, CLAIM.  Situate in the llU'cllle'.vtti'l Miniii,',' Division of  We-,1 Koeji-.-nay Dislrict. Where located:  On Copper I'etfk.  . Take nonce that 1. Walter Scott, acting a������  agent for the l-'tsh I'.iver tapper nntl Silver  Milling Co.. Lit!., l-'ree Miner's Certificate No.  '.Hl-il, i'.iluiiel. I'll etny������ from the elate hereof, tt.  apply to the Milling Ke-coreler for a Certilicale  en improvements, for the purpttse of obtaining  a crown grant of the above claim.  jlittl further lake notice that acllem, ttneler  section :17, must be comnient.-ed before the  issuance of such certificate tn* improvements.  Hated this aith dav of Seplonilier, 1S07.  2oUtiv  COI'I'EIt HILL MINHHAL CLAIM.  Pittuite in the lllecillewaet Mining Division of  West Kootenay District. Where located:  Deing -a southerly extension upon the  Silver IJow mineral claim.  Take notice that I, Walter Scott, acting as  agent for the l-*islt River Copper tuitl Silver  Mining Co., Ltd., Free Miner's Certificate No.  'J119I, intend, OU days from the dale hereof, to  apply lo the Mining ltecorder for a certificate  01 improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a crown grant of the above claim.  And lurllier take notice that action, under  section :17, must be commeneeel before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements,  Dateel this with day of September, 1S97.  2olU\v  Dissolution of Partnership  Notice is hereby given that llie partnership  heretofore existing between the undersigned,  doing business as freighters at Ferguson, B.C!..  has this elay been dissolved by mutual consent.  jVntl take notice that all accounts due the  said firm of Hill ���������'Thompson shall be collected  by Ike Thompson, who will also be responsible  for all debts contrt-cied up to September l'Jth,  1897.  j\iul further take notice that Heni. Hill will  be respon-iblc for all 'iebts contracted iu the  firm name after the said 19th elav of September, 1SU7.  (Signed.)   111JN.IAMIN HILL.  (      ���������      )   IKE THOMPSON.  (      ���������      )   AltTIIUU  THOMPSON,  By Ike Thompson.  Witness:  D. CJ. Eaton. 2o4t  Notice  Notice is hereby given that I have this clay  revokeel mv powor of attorney to M. .1. Winter,  of Trail, H.C., anil dated Sept. 18th, lSIff, for the  sale en* bonding of my interests in tlie Mountain View, Silver Bow, Silver Spray, Tunnel,  anel Lizzie S., mineral claims in Trout Lake  Mining District.  V.". C. MAUSDIN.  Thompson's Landing, Sept. -"Ith, 1897.     'io-ltw  DR.  R. HATHISON  DENTIST  Will bent his ollice over Catintla llook  ���������"Drug Co.'s Store, Itevelstoke Statlttn,  from Sept  28 to Oct, O.  rierehant Tailor,  Has just received tin* first consignment of bis new stock, tinel has  more on the* way. lie is now in a  position io supply all orders for  cliilhiiig. Latest styles and best  finish.  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  The largest and choicest, stock  of Tomatoes, Grapes, Peaches.  Pears, Watermelons, Squashes,  Plums, Apples, etc., in Revelstoke is at  Hutchison & Co.,  Front Street West.  Lowest Prices ever eiuoted in town.  -_-^B~jS*at������aCTItra������ 1.1  p  Agent for the Blick.ensolt?r'fer  Typewriter  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Gaps. Boots  Shoes,   Gents'   Furnishings. Stationery  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and .Cigars. ,-  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Ete. ^y  "  POST OFFICE STORBl  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  8  We have a good supply o������  \jiii_i rni- ���������" -"  "Anil Lumber  Cut Prices for Spot Cash.  . Call and See us   We Can Fix You   REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, B. ,C.  . *"������  "���������j'\|-~  ���������"���������S~"V*,-~K  ���������fer %iLHiuir ^ a.-a a  FOR  COAL OH  WOOD  For a long time I litivo been a pr.at s-uiTercr  from (lisoa^e of tlm kiilnoys. Tlir pmns I suf-  fertfiil were; ;lie severest. I hatl tried nil kinds  of romedie--, but nil to no avail. I was p*������r-  suadud to try South Amuvii'iin Kidr.oy Ct-re.  Have taken" ha it' k dozen bottles, and 1 i.in  confidently s-ay that to-day I am a ftired man,  and eun highly recommend tli Unreal medicine  to nil sufferer** from kidney trouhle." S-old by  Canada Drug -t Hnok t:o.  Ruby Lips���������And a rk-av  cmnplexion,  the pride of woman��������� Have you lost these  charm*, through Torpid Liver, Constipation,  ]iiUiou,*nc"i'* or Xorvon*news'.' Dr. ARnew's  I.i\cr Pill- will rotore them to you��������� to Little  "I.ubio-'* in a vial���������"2i! ft-nts. Act liki- a r-hirin.  X������\cr ^ripe. ������oM by Canada Dm;,- &. llnok Co. t  Base Burners, '  Box Stoves,  French Ranges,  Cooking Stoves,  Stt ve Pipes. Eltiows, &c  ���������Stoves set up free of charge.  A'full  line  of Heavy Shelf  Hardware.  RennS7lvania__Blacksmith's Coal.  BOURNE   BROS., General Merchants.  S4. _ _ l,.-}__, _ "! ������__ TT_r\ ���������������������������.-->������. Tahli'-ftti-tiislit'd with the choici'st, the.  TOCKliOiin H-OUSC ^^^i^. Best Win.*.-Liquoi's  L-U-^iVllUlXU.     AiVUiJ'W    .Uld Cit,.u,s.    Lju.^h li^ht bed  rooms.  .DEALERS IN.,  GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS  eHAY,   FLOUR "AND   FEEDi  A FINE ASSORTMENT OF TEA, COFFEE, BISCUITS, SOFT DRINKS ALWAYS   IN   STOCK,    ���������.        ^   g-^jf^  IT fflAKESNO DIFFERENGE.  ffi-=>-^������.-"-"*-"iaft^  Who is Your Physician.    It Pays to Take Your ���������  PRESGRIPTIQNS  '^_____T0 ABEY'S DRHS STORE  , * o  URCATJS13 tbey give it personal attention.  BUCAUSR tbey are reliable cbeiuists.  BKCAUSK you can rely on accurate compounding from pure drugs at moderate prices.  TECS    *i?I01srE"B*E2,    3_3_H,TTi3-c3-IS,X',  ���������R-EriT-BLSTOK:--]    SI'A-'X'IO'lNr  J. Albert Stone,  Proprietor.  Rates : $1.01) a day.    .Monthly rate.  %l&X&'f./& -'c%x$il  Trtj^r^y  iu  lo nilniitc'.. an.!   IrmNhe  ina^lc.   i=(dd by Canada Pro  the iIf������-HL*<! lik������.  i������c Hook Co,���������fi  - Awful Experience With Heart Disease.  ���������That r>r. Atiiiew'?* Cur.* for the Heart works  lik.-mnsric.and cure- is proven by the testimony  (ii Mr. I.. J. Law. Toronto, Can.   "I vim *o *-nr'������-  ly  tronblfd  wilh lieart   dl-ienet- thai   I   \vt\<  unnhle for IS month*, to Hi* dow n in b**d  let   I  ���������-mother.   Aft������������r t:ikin������ oncdosc of l;r. A;ruo^'.-  ��������� Ik-art   Cur.*, I   retired   nnd   Mcpt  "oundly.    I  1 u^i'il mi'4 b(itTl-> iin<l tlie trouble h*m not retnrn-  , ed.   -old by Canada I)riiir������& fiook Co. "i  Dealers in all kinds of  (Ji  Funeral Directors and Embalmers.  rphol-terlPR nnd Repair Work n~-'pcrlnUy.  ^^ll; fVdtTi tjiven I'roinpt Attention.  oiu;axs ANr> riANo.-*.  Agr-ntrt for Raymond PcwStik Machine M*inufacturiT*'  Iiisiirrtnc* Co., I'rovinidnl Il'iDdin^ .'*  I.!!o In-  ���������iranoG  Ho***I������'ly.  Colon   Kirc  (���������-���������jHtlon.  Revelstoke-  Wood Working Factory  I'H'PV .t wrtli'.IIT, I't'.ori'.iETOns.  3f?'..  Window and Door Frames  made lo order.  Store and Office Fixtures.  All Kinds of Sashes and  Doors in stock. Odd  Sizes made to order.  The II. Taitiso  Uciint&'e*���������Orr Tin:  ".i-.MiiF.it  Yap.!,,  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  thi:.  BAKERV  Front Street, Revelstoke,  is   now open  and   ready for liiiHlnc-i.     Free  delivery to any part of the town.  (live us a trial order.  McCAGUE BROS , Prop'rs.  2-l-i-tf  BEV-ELSTOKE    STATIO-&T,  THE   ootcnay  "Lumber  Co  Limited   J-iability.  All Kinds of Rough and Dressed  -LUMBER  At the conip.-myV .store is carried a full  stock of (ie-uei-al Merchandise, Miners'  Supplies and OutHts at close rates.  Why not buy the Best?  "We sell only sib h-stoves as we can guanii~t**e. If  3,ou want to.have stoves that you know your greal-  gritiKlchildrc'i will warm their toes ttt, buy a  " Gurney," A cook s'.ove to be durable must have  weight; we mark theweights on all our stoves.  A stove to nlease your wife must ba a work of art:  no expense is spared in the decor-ition on' our  heaters.--^--^A^-sto-V-e_^to^giyj3J^uni_versaL satisfaction  must perform the duty assigned to it without inconvenience to the owner and with "economy in the use  of fuel; in this respect our Souvciirs stand unrivalled in the world today.    Then, bre hren,  Oh ! think of the stove over there,'  A model of lieanty and grace ; >  - No steivc in the world will compare  With the stoves we h ive in our place.  W. M. LAWRENCE,  Sole Agent for the Gurney Stoves, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  A  FOR  YOU  AT���������.  R, S. WILSON'S Tailoring Establishment  R. TAPPING,  COM A.PLIX, B.C. I'- ������" '��������� ���������."���������-I-*". Agent for Revelstoke  1 EI-EM'-.U-H TO C,c,\lt,r���������\x, "  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  Feed and Sale Stable of the Lnrdeau and Trout Lake District  ���������*#  Sjinrn.K ant  IMCK IIOIJKKH  j\i,w,\ys i--em  IIIItK.  I'KKielHTIN'd  A XII  TK A.M I SC.  a i-',i'i-:fiAi/rv.  l)aily Stnt'c lciive** Thon--on's Lauding-fivery morning ut 7 o'clock for Trout I#ake City.  K..r ;*rll....lHr������ write (.J{A [(.   &   J(, ,yM, AN< T|IOJWOJ.-tf T.ANO.NO.'  WK HAVE NOW THE MOST COMPLETE. LINE OF SUITINGS,  Overcoatings and Fantings ever placed. before the trade, which we  will make up to please the customer. We use the Excelsior .fashions  which we receive every month from Chicago and New York, with latest styles  and designs in dress, and are the most complete designs published in America.  With this and our new workman, who can compete with the world, we are  able to give satisfaction to nny who will favor ns with an order.  In addition to our Tailoring we have a complete line of Ready-made  Clothes. Suits. Overcoats, Pea Jackets, Pantings and Boys'Clothing, American  and Canadian manufacture. Being Tailors we are able to select the best  wearing material for the money, and,by putting a tailor's stitch in the  ' buttons, pressing out the wrinkles and making any alterations that aro  necessary, our Keady-mades are rendered equal to Eastern .ordered Clothes.  We sell for cash, thus being able to make our prices low.  Give us a trial order.   Mail Orders promptly attended to.  R, S. WILSON, Merchant Tailor, Revelstoke Station, B.C.

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