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 .ju.'jjf^u'i.i. ~iiV~i~������ii*c������*������_rt___*iK_������j������iisvaarti___j_i .t" 'i , [;  [. '**  ���������)  ^jiccsiia^j. .._w.*j-?B_2_iK.cwan-c������^irE���������!^^ a. i?-3*"-..!.^���������*/��������� c w*.-^..  ���������*S^'^'������"->--*M'-i*-������^^  ^~g~^  ^k.  (/ fUlKu tr a f   /*��������������������������������� - - ^ ������y  -ISSXJEID   ann*vATIO-E3-^-V7'_E]-T������!IC ���������^V-EIDl<rESIDA.YS    -^2sT3D    S-A.TtrTf*LIDA."Z"S-  Vol.  I.    No. 92.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1897.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  '/'  ("-s-jfe-ajSegggg-sfee  I  Shoppin  iple think of 0  THE first Ihlrg wipe n op'., uinm. m v  whi"i onlerlnic gools by mull is lliu A  IS ctioarilv for builness of those they write &  *N lo." Th������ reput/iti n we enjoy for prompt- fi}-  |& ness tr.nkes our Mail Older trade forgo "J-  ������   ������he**d at a Kra-.tfyinic rate. K������  & * - P  (S  Our Specialties ���������:��������������������������� (J  &j Groceries Dry Goods g-  foe  Liquors Boots and Shoes    &  _���������$  Cigars Men's Furnishings hi  Crockery Tailoring- g  Dressmaking g  Requests for p'ios 1'sts and samples &  rec-.ivo prompt attention.    ��������� . jS  k  Hudson's Bay Stores,      g  .Calgary.  ;.J  Haig & Crage  <      ^ Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^-J Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  CALL AND  INSPECT OUR.  Silverware  New  Designs  Fanoy  Goons     ���������  from New York.  AT 6tiY BARBER'S,  ".'. 1'. It.  W.VTfll  I.N'-I'ELTOr..  Old JrAVKLLEi'.*. STpitn.      '   *-    ���������  A  RTHUR G. M. SPRAGGE,  Barrister. Solicitor, &c.  Notary Public.   .  Ofiice iipsta'rs ii Smith's block. Pacific Avo.  Revelstoke Station. B.  C.  WM.  WHITE,  Q. C.,  l)_eRr.isTEn. Solicitor, Notary ruRi.ic, 1*tc.,  Revelstoke, B.C.  9otf  Solicitor tor Imperial Br.nl: of Canada.  JOHN D. SIBBALD,  Mining and Real Estate Erokcr.  Notary Public.  j\gent for: Kqultnhlp SnMiig*'. Loan et Building  Assiicialion.      Tire liiMiniiic.*, tlie best i-cini-  pauies.     Office: Fust St , opposite I'nion hotel,  HKVEi-sTtiKK Station.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY,  Civil Engineers. Provincial Land  Surveyors,  Accountants and General Agents,      a  Nelson and P.osManel, West Kootenay,  British Columbia.  Three Things-  Price,  Quality,  Assortment,  Enter more hugely into tho  act of bti" ing than anything  else. If the price is right,  the quality good,assortment  complete, buying is easy.  That is what makes buying easy afc our store. Wc  have the stock and can suit  the wants of all in Dry  Goods, Men's"*Fun"ishings^  Hats, Boots and i-fhoes,  Clothing, , Crockery and  Glassware, and prices that  others can't; touch, quality  of goods considered.  Wo havo elegant lines of  "~ the-best "good"' at various  prices and' the latest thing  in style of desig-n. This is  "just1 the'time to buy. rubber's  and winter footwear. .- It is  a pleasure for  us  to  sho.w  -   our goods.  *ourne,Bros.,  Revelstoke Station,  Seasonable  Gift:  A veiy complete line of Chrisl-  - mas -Cards. -' ljtilfiHl.il1-, .'(ind  Booklets. . We also have a  fine selection of llie Pm Isanti  a choice stock 'of Toacheis'  Bibles ami Hymnals combined  at right prices.  It   is    a   pleasure   to   show  goods  < -"W. A. Griffiths & Co.,  DltUGGI-JTS, IlEYELSTOKS.  Our Specialties are  F. C. Ramble. J. T.. M. Inst. (**. K��������� M. Can. Pop.  r E-, I*. L. S-. for II. ('.. (late Ke-idciit I.n-  pineer   neparlment  of   Public   Works   in  Canada in B. ('..) Nelson. It. C.  Fbam-ib .1. O'lti-.n.I.Y, Assoc. M. Inst. C. I-.., J\ L.P.  for II. C Ilnsslaud, II. C. '"il> t'  e  ROBERT SAMSON,  Dealer in Wood.  Drin-lnft and  Delbt-y Work a specialty at  lowest prices.  Teams always read;- at a moment's notico.  Agent for the Stand lrd Oil Company.  J.   R.   HULL   &   CO.,  Pucoes-ors to Hoi' Bros. * Co.,  Butchers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers  I   Beef, Pork. Etc.  KAMLOOl-3   and   REVEL8TOKE.  AU orders In our line promptly filled.  The .Revelstoke Photo Co,  Studio: Docgi as Street.  Revelstoke,   -    -    -    B. C.  Sdtl  Blind!  Save your eyes by getting si  suitable pair of spectacles. All  sights suited by new process.  Glasses for every degree of  shortsightedness at iiioderiitt-'  pi ices. Look in nnd tiy them.  A Isirge assortment ot smoked  and colored glasses.  i  It li  Chas. J. Aman, opp. station  in Costume Lengths  Men's Underwear  Men's Snirts  Boys' Clotl.ir-g  Men's     Fene     Soots,    special  makes  Our Motto :  We Sell for Cash  and Sell Cheap.  Stevenson & Co.,  J. F. Doyle, Hanager.  Union Hotel Block.  Foil YOUR...  ^mas Season  Meats^-  Ohi~i:r rito-*"   J. R. Hull & Co  ���������l*0!t  THK ���������  IT T.i������_ l&rC,  Our Stock of  >eef  We ha\*e just imported 100  head of prime t borough b;ed  Hereford and Poll Angus steers  from Lord Aberdeen's famous  ranche at Vernon. 13. C��������� and in  point of quality or excellence  ihey ��������� pobiiively cannot be  equalled in the province. These  thoroughbred cattie a.re the same  as bred in the Old Country to  grace the tables of our" gracious  sovereign,- Queen Victoiin,.and  will, vuihoul a doubt, satisfy  the most fastidious of our customers. A larger ond belter  stock of ihe choicest selected  meats than ours has never been  seen in British Columbia.  Our Stock of  Poultry  We have just received a caT-  load of poultry from. Smith's  Fails, OnL, celebrated the_^rl_di  oyer', for ih'.'*ir"si*lect J~pou'ttry.'  Our stock in this line comprises  everything required for the  Chtislmas trade. Call, and see  our display.'  Our Stock of  Mutton  A carlosd of specially led Alberta mutton-jub'j placed in our  cold storage rooms. Th.*. choices- '"display-ever -teen���������in���������Itevelstoke.  Our Stock of  A Special Discount of iO per  cent, will be given on the fol-  'lowin:;' lines of, goods for  SPOT CASHpurchsos from  nowtill the 27lh'day of Dec,  1897,  At C, B. Hume & Cn.'s  A   WORD    ABOUT    THE    LINES  INCLUDED IN THIS SALE:  Dry Goods  Our whole T^rv Goods stock,  which is large and complete in  every department,will be thrown  open t> the many shrewd, far-  sighted cubtotners who patronize  our sfoie, and who are keen after  the _ti������ho ,thing.- Such -buyers  wiiljind ah endless variety of  correct good"..at. rjght piices  tiofn which'.to make'u selection^  Act now.        *"   *;  Gents' Furnishings  Fi  sh  We are receiving daily large  con'i~_iimenls of the famous  Lake Winnipeg whitefish, the  best in America. We also have  a nice display of halibut, Elnr-  geon, codiisb, shrimps, etc.  Our supply of Booth's ousters  is as usual thebest'in Itevelstoke  at the lowest prices.  A house so well known as ours  in this line requires no special  mention. We have, however, a  goid thing to'say to those who  contemplate buying Hoys'Gloth-  ing: we have_a choice assortment. You should inspect them  if you wuiit^.thje. right quality  and*"coi'rei*t "style af"a*cut* price.  Just here-let us say  . Your money is worth more  *nd far more ooiniuciii" than  the credit of auy one. " Tnke advantage of this otl'er and save it.  Lt is your right. .    ,  Ali'of the above lines an; included in this sale,' and. m.-ny  blight,oleniT ~ide lines and catchy  styles in goods which are nil included in the general term of  Dry Goods. We have not space  to oicutiou tliem-. You."should see  them. ^^ -���������   ���������   ���������  Our Grocery "Department  A   BOBTAIL FLUSH  The nunu the pliitfni'sn of the Orit  m.-inngi'i'S is e\tmiiiied, tht; iiioi't* glaringly its tibstirililies and hypocrisies  appear. The llrst clause board no  assign.ibli* moaning whatever. The  .itloption of a policy of state ownership of railway moans something. It  would nie.tii Unit tho next line to be  built in the piovince would be built  'ny the province, but a policy, directoel  towards this iilt.iin.ito ownership of  railways by the government means  untiling! and when coupled with clause  three, itirei'iilly providing for a continuance of land bonusses to railway  undertakings, is seen Co be obviously  only put t litre to please the* nioie advanced   members   of   the    provincial  . j *    .  Liberal party. Under the .head" of  Chinese the platform declares, for the  disc nui'lgouieiit of Oriental immigration and the employment of "Oriental  labor. This not .1 new article in the  Liberal creed. It i.s one, to the declaration of which the'present Grit British Columbia members of the Dominion parliament owe in no small nieas-  uic their piesent scats and which or.ee  comfortably seated tlfey have never  taken the trtu.blu to bring their influence to bear on the Dominion ministry to carry out, in spite of the fact  that their leaders' are steeped to the  lilis in ante-election pledges lo do so.  Do they expect this province to' be'  fooled intcVnccepling their pledges in.  this matter again'} ..-.*.*.  Under the head of Redistribution is  n. clause carefully, worded so as" to  convey the least possible .iiiioiiiifc of  inclining * in J the laigost- possible  amount, of words. It reads : "A.f.iir.  readjustment of the present representation on'lhe basis of population.-  always allowing to sparsely populated  districts a proportionately larger representation than to populous districts  and cities." * Now ..how thcAGiits  propose to allow sparse populations it  propoition-itely larger representation  than populous districts by readjustment on the basis of population passes  lontpieliension. The clause has no  _inean'mgjU..al'__It is not merely vuguo  "ancf indefinite. ^'Ifc'is i1elib"t*r.-itely~'iiiys-  bifyiiig'.ind'tlcct-pl.ive,' but redistribution is ti ticklish subject anil the ob  jett of a Grit platform is not to announce a policy lint to catch votes.  Lastly.a. good deal of the platform,  can onlv.be called an opposition to the  policy of the present provincial government in the same sense that the.  policy of I he Ltiuriei government can  be called opposition to that of the old  Conservative regime. That is tn say  in the sense that its opponents, are  currying it nut. ThePiemier himself  has dechued for the repeal of the  working mineis' licenses anil the  abolition of the present method of_ex-  pending the public load  money.   The  Game and Venison of All  Kinds  In any of the abov  we will challenge any  British Columbia for  display.  Our increasin  i articles  town in  a  better  r business  Although not inclus-ed in this  sale, si ill our choice, fresh Q-ro-  ceiii'S are winning their way  into the estimation of housekeepers in the city, and findi.ig  thoir way into the.homes of the  country. Our qualities aud puces  are making many fuencis and  customers for us.  Our Methods  In business are thoroughly in  iiiio with the " J5iz" of today.  Promptness of servica���������correct  styles���������ri^ht prices���������tell their  own story.  The Results """  lnrtfe*   stork  eit   llie*  clieiicest   Beef.  lV>rk,  Mutton, Veiiisnii, l'imltr>. l~"->Ii, Oj-ler-  hmiI eiinni- In -.e.isein.  I'RKlje IlfitlT.  Silliu  I'urr .NP I'Pe-.MlT "l-*M.Er.V.  demands the. large stock we have  in store. Thankiug our many  customeis far and near for their  liberal patronage during this  year, and soliciting their further  favors, we remain,  Yours, etc.,  McCarty's^  Meat Market,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  Yonr shrewdness, in buying���������  actual cash in hand to buy with  ���������our liberal treatment���������should  be of benefit to you if applied  now. !  Mail Orders  <|uite inevitable will be very unpopular, and tin* real object of I he Grit  manager not being reform .hut lo get  into power, anything lhat is iiupopii-  ar has, necessarily to be avoided in  their platform.  CONTEMPORARY OPINION  The Liberals'-and Chinese  Immigration.  Another section of the plat form reads  as follows:    "The  discouragement by  all constitutional methods of the imuii-  .ration and   employnient.,of Oriental  In borers."  The people of tliis province would  be pleased if the Grits would tell theni  *iow they are going to "discourage"  Chinese linmigiiition-* They w-ere going to "discourage" Chinese immigration nt the last Dominion election.  In ftict, "Ir. Maxwell and Air. Mcluiies  were elected on the plea Unit if they  weie returned the _C_.itn-i.il government  at. Ottawa" would do anything Ihey  wished in rcgaid'to the Chinese and  that they would have the poll tax  itiised from ^"i1). to ft'iOO. Iti pi-oof of  their statement they showed telegrams  from Sir Wilftetl Laurier stating lhat  hev would be guided on the Chinese  question by the-wishes'of the membeis of parliament from* the west.  ~ Was the. poll tax. raised ? , No. Sir  Wilfred Laurier prevailed upon Mr.  Maxwell to let the Chinese question  drop. Sir Henri .Inly, a member of  tbe.JDoiiiinion.c-.iliiuel, said he. would  vote against any piopositiou to " din-  coui-ige" Chinese immigration.  ��������� The people have been fooled once on'  the Chinese question-by the Libeials  and they can* hardly expect-lo. fool  them again.���������Slocan "City News:  s    ,.   .The B. C, Market Dull.-   .    .  The -London coi respondent of the  Kossland .Miner-says: V'i'he British  Columbia market has'been quite dull  of late. Chatting with a- piominent  South African magnate this aftei noon  1 asked him what were the prospectant' the mining market' generally. Being of French nationality ��������� he merely  shrugged his shoulders and made a  mone. tin piessing for a definite expression of opinion he said that "the  .Continental operators were ,sick of  Kaffirs iind sick of - Westrali.ms, and  that the English" public, even if they  ibose, could not move the mining market   bv   themselves   on   its' enlarged  MORMONS INC0P0RATE5  THE MANITOBA SCHOOL QUESTION IS A DEAD ISSUE  Great Increase of  C. P. R. Traffic   Re-   '  ceipts���������Silver    Drops    Heavily���������The   '  Engineers' Strike in the Old  Country  Cannot   be    Settled���������Suicide   "of-   a  Boundary Creek Prospector���������Drowned  while Duck Shooting at Rock Bay:   ' -  (Sl'HCl." ". TO THE IIl"RAT_.~> /  Winnii'KG,     Dec.    IL���������Tbo     Nor'"  Wester.  Conservative,  says that the  ������chool question is dead and that any  attempt to resurrect' it will "result' in  disaster.    If the question is-reopened,  the next legislature will have  a_ man--,  date from the people to retippeal fromr1"  the concession already  made. forV.'th'e','  sake of pence at a sacrifice of pi-inciDle."  ' Otta"v.",   Dec.   11 The_  appoint-'"���������>  ment to the judgship of the Supreme'1'  Court has not yet been decided.- -The'  friends of Gordon Hunter are ,making;  ti sti.ong effort to secure bun  tbe posi-"' .  tion. ���������        "���������' - _. '*���������*.'-  New York. Dec. IL���������A concentrated  attack of the bears brought prices down"  in tho'Stuck Exchange, yesterday.   Sil-._  ver.fell in sympathy, closing at 58.";-.- j-  , Vancouver. Dec. li.���������Owing to,the-,  breaking of the tubes in" the boiler of  the Golden Cache mine'the Compa'n'.y's'  clean up has'been delayed till the lOth,/ ,  . .Montreal, Dec. 11.���������Th'e. C. Pi^R*.',  traffic   receipts  for  the week ending-  Dec. 7 were $534,000; foi the same week  last year. S3S1.00K    ���������   /*  '   ���������--- ; "        " ~  Kegina*.' Dec.  IL���������The 'bill'to' hi--/,  corporate the Mormon Society of Zion"  has passed tbe legislature.' Many'thiuk-'  that -this'-act of the legislature ���������will.   .  mean the spread of polygamy..'-   ' -  Rossland. Dec. II.���������E. P. Suydam',*  a prospector from Greenwood, suicided here yesterday. -  Glasgoiv, Dec. 11���������The United-Engineers have rejected the' employers?  '    's     *l  basis.    And   tbey     don't   choose." lie  concluded. I proposals  and   the" terrible "strike 'iS  '��������� Would the. iCafhr  market support  lleceivo our prompt and personal attention.  We wish to see you at  F. McCarty, Proprietor.  J. Cowles, Manager,  Idtf  our Store  To our many friends and patrons we extend all the compliments of the approaching festive  6eason. Thanking you for your  hbeTal patronage in the past,and  soliciting a continuance of the  same, we are,  Your obedient ssrvan.ts,  C. B. Hume & Co.  holding of lands for small settlers and  colonies, the letention of some control  ot rates on railways working under tl  provincial charter, the disposal of  timber lauds by open competition, the  proper scaling of logs tind the protection of our forests, find the active exploration and survey of the piovince  are all part of the policy which tbe  present government is engaged as far  as the means at its disposal iii carrying out. There is nothing new about  these things, nor can Uie Grits shew  ���������nny reasonabl-i cause for belief lhat if  they weie in otlice they would handle  these points to any greater advantage than tbe present administration,  or I biit keeping lhe taxation down to  ils present low i.ite, they could possibly do tiny more for the development  of the province than Mr. Turner's  government i.s doing, or handle the  provincial leveuues more honestly or  to huller advantage. The country  was treated to all iL could swallow of  this class of Grit blether in the early  part of 18!)o. The only tangible tesult  has been n, new loan, a considerable  increase of expenditure, several scandals of first-class magnitude and tlie  public works system country turned  into an instrument of wholesale  bribery, unpaiallelled iu the history of  Canada.  Of a really progressive policy there  is not ti single note in the whole platform. Even so obviously a pressing  subject for alteration as the present  system of the adiniuist rat ion of the educational department Jis not so much  as mentioned. But that the centralizing at presentin [vogue, will  have to be abainlonedfoi* some  system resembling that obtaining in other parts of Western Canada is quite certain. But as that will  mean that school districts will have to  lind .i fair proportion of the money  spent in establishing and supporting  their school-., the    measure,   though  a British Columbia boom,",I said, tis  a  iieiille"feeler. -"A- D.'sJ.-booiu.���������-Don't  believe there'll be one !*'  ' I ventured,tht; reminder that we had  already had a bnoiiilct.  "Mv dear sir," letorted the jobber,  '���������British Columbia may be a very fine  country. I won't say it is'nt, but this  I will say. that the handful of jobbers  who compose it at present will have to  cool their heels a year or so before  then* is much prospect of their being  harassed with buying on any great  scale. Vulgarly speaktne." he said, as  he bustled away to his ollice to report  to his clerks -"a scanty ' afternoon's  work, "the public aie'olT their feed' in  mines at all events, and although British Columbia may have even a dozen  Le Kois tbey won't get. their appetite  back without their courage. And  that's had a bad. shaking."  ���������-This-is- ul'-course a pessiniKticyiew  of the situation, vouchsafed by a jobber who doesn't at" piesent believe  much in tho prospects of either British  Columbia or Klondike, but it is lhe  opinion of a sound business man, who  knows the mining market thoroughly,  mixes freely with the very best mining men, and does a laige business  with Paris, and it is ibeiefoi-e woith  lecoi'ding. I believe invselt he is pi e-  judicetl against the province, but as it  is always'as well to see two sides of a  picture", 1 send you on lhis one.  (     ."       Challenge.  As itis rumored that n certain gentleman of ' Donalel, is upholding Mr. T.  McCrae. as a wrestler and ran throw  me, I hereby make* a challenge to  wrestle McCi'ao anytime inside of two  weeks, catcli-tis-catch-can. in Ib'.ve'I-  stoke. for a puise of $23.00 and gale  leceipts.  XV. Gatt.  igain indetinitely prolonged. .*���������  ���������V-jcroiUA.-Dec. 11.���������W. J. Hendron,  while out duck shooting in a" skiff in,  the Rock Bay district  was .drowned  ���������iiy his boat capsizing. v -     ,  TERRITORIAL"      *  Items  of Interest from the" Ranching*  Country.  Mr. XV. Edmiston has been elected  mayor of Edmonton and Mr. A. L,,  Cameron mayor of Calgary, both by  acclamation.  The Imperial baDk has opened"*  branch office in South Edmonton.  The total levenue of the City of Ca.1-.  gai-y for the current year was $40,887'.''.  :  Jt is stated  that Judge Routiner of  Llie Superior Cniirtr of "Quebec will'suc--  ceed Hon. C. E. Mackintosh .as  Lieutenant-Governor of the Northwest.  u  Our Christmas Number.  Tlie festive appearance of tne stores  with their display of ChriMiuHs presents. Chiisttnas toys, and Christmas  provisions, is evidence U.nt the holi-  davs ale close on us. The Hkiiai.d  will not be behind other business linns  in town in extra pu-p-irations for the  season. On Monday, Dec. 20. we shall  is-ue our special Xmas number, which  will be profusely illustrated and ful1 of  Ihsl-el.tss reading matter 'and will fot in  a splendid ad vei Using medium for  merchants-, who wish to attract the  notice <>f the public with their Christmas announcements. Au edition of  1,000 will be issued and will lind its  way into every home in the town and  vicinity.  Capt. J. AV. Tioup. of Nelson, B. C.  siiperinter.deiit of the Canadian Pacific  steamer service on the Kootenay waters, is in Montreal confering with the  bead officials or tbe railway in reference to the service nn the Stikeon l iver.  The Canadian 1'iic-iHc is losing no time  in making provision for th** anticipated heavv travel to the Yukon country,  and it i.s' understood lhat Troup's vi-at  heie is in reference to the. construe tion  of a fleet of light draught stern wheel  steameis which will be put on the Sti-  keenriv. r in Uie spring, to connect  with four Isrge ocean steamers that  will inn from Vancouver.  On the Crow's Nest Line.  The Macleod Gazette gives  the, fbl-������  lowing interesting description of tracks  laying on Uie Crow's Nest  Pass ��������� Railway : "An engine  is situated at the-  rearof a train, and pushes the'rttrs in  front of it.   At the front ond of  tho  train'is the track-layer.    This  is   arn  ordinary flat car.    Running along its  right hand side is a sort of trough, in  which are  rolleis.     This  trough, connects with ti long   trolley .-trni. extend-   *  ing out smile 20 feet or more  in   front  of the car, an.l  built with an   incline.  towaid the ground.   This  trough px-  tends the entire length of   the righl-  htind side of the  tiain,  :md  the  ties,  starting   with   tin*   nearest  cars, aio  can led  through   this   trough   lo   the.  tiolley-.inn  at the end of������ which they  are delivered to men who  place  theni.  ou the grade.   On the left-hand sido  ol the tiack-l.iying car, extending its  whole length, .is   another  tiolley   or  fuller attachment, the one  nearest  to u  the front on an incline, and along this  the rails aie carried,  when each rail  i" taken bold of by six men and placed  in position on the ties.    It is at" once  ���������  hulled on to the rail already in  place,  the gauge bars set the rails at the proper   guage." and   the   rail*? 'iir������������. then  spiked to the ties.. The engineer then  gets the signal, when the. train  moves  up one rail length, and tlie same thing '  is repeated.    Itis all done "in'an incredibly   short  space   of    time,   and  when one remembers  that something  like seven miles of track  were laid iu  one day on the main line of the Cana-.  eli.in Pacific Railway, one can imagine  how expert these trackmen become.  G-ings of men follow   up   the   train,  levelling up the track  and  putting in.  the leu).lining bolts and spikes, etc,"  Revelstoke Mining Division.  j locations  Nov. 21 ��������� Emma Fraction, F.S.Lcm-  meiis. Keystone Mt.  Nov. 00.���������"Meteor, A. Mcintosh, for J,  H. White, on the Columbia, half mile  east from Galena Creek.  CERTIFICATES OF WORK.  Dec. 1.���������Fairview, H. N. > Coursiers  Shamrock. H. N. Coursier; Maple Leaf,  H. N. Coursier.  Dec. 0.���������St. Lawrence, John Frisby,  i-*"l Revelstoke   Herald  Published in interests ol  Rtrelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Luke  Hlocillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass Diatriota.  A. JOHNSON Proprielo".  O. B. GROGAN Editor*.  A 8eml-Weeklr Journal, published In the  lntereeta ot Revelstoke and lho surround nR  district, Wednesdays and Saturdays, making  closest connections with all trains.  Advertising. Rates: Display ads, ~1."0 per  column Inch. 92.00 por inch whenmsertcd on tltlo  page. Xeegal _m1b.,12c per (nonpareil) line for  flm insertion; 8c for each-additional insertion.  Reading noUces, 15c per lino each issue. Birth,  Marriage and Death notices, froo.  BubscripUon Hates: By mail or carrier. 82 00  per annum ; $1,15 for six months, strictly lu  advance. _ T .  Our Job Department: TnE HlitAI.*. Job  Department is one of the best equipped  printing olllces in West Kootenay. and is prepared to execute all kinds of pnntinK in llrst  class style at honest prices. Ono prico to all.  No Job too large���������none too small���������for us. " lail  orders promptly attended to. Give us a trial  on your next order. .... ___  To Correspondents: We invite correspondence on any subject of interest to tho general  public, and desire a reliable regular correspondent In every locality surrounding  Revelstoke. In all cases tho bona fide namo  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  not necessarily for publicatior.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, t~. C.  We now beg to call the attention of the Public to our New Lines just received  in   the   following*   articles:  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  1. All correspondence must bo legibly  written on one Bide of the papor only.  2. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed with the pr per name  of the writer. ...  3. Correspondence with refcroncO to any  thing-that has appeared in another paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in TnE Herald.  DRY" GOODS-Comprising 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,  GENTS' FURNISHINGS-The stock in this department is most complete. Shirts, Ties,  Collars, Socks, Hats, Ready Made Clothing,  etc. in great variety.  SATURDAY, DEC.   11,        1807.  HARDWARE AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS--  Parties furnishing are invited to inspect our  Stock of Stoves and Heaters, including the new  Air Tight Heater, Granite Ware, Cutlery, Silver  Ware and Crockery. Carpets, Oil Cloth and  Linoleum.   An extensive selection.  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.  Agent/3 :  RAM LALTEA'S  BEEFVILLE'S PROSPERITY  '���������Beefville spells prosperity without looking at a dictionary. The  past indeed has been dark owing  to management in the lighting  department, but the future is  bright with the effulgence of the  best electrical plant on tlie market.  There is much to do. We must  spend more on the sidewalks. At  present our noble city is paved  with good intentions but these are  apt to wear out. And it behoves  us to give greater attention to the  road sprinklers tbat the departing  stranger may never have oc casion  to shake the dust from off his  "moccassins. Our civic finances are  it is true in a gorgeous state; let  U3 therefore take courage and  whatever else we can lay hands on,  and go on from gorgeosity to  gorgeosity till we become the  metropolis of the world, the  wonder of the universe."���������  Beefville Gazette.  C. B. HUME &  .  Agents :  Victoria Powder Co.  UNCLE    SAM'S    CONGRESS  AN   AUSTRIAN   CIVIL   WAR   IS  THREATENED  The* Nor'-Wester complains that  during his visit to Regina and Winnipeg f Hon. Clifford Sifton pursued 11  policy of "splendid isolation," with  the result that scores of "the vulgar  throDg" who wantod to see him could  not do so.  Spokane Chronicle: The meanest  man in any community is the stingy,  penurious pirate who gets the benefit  of the advertising and hard work ot  others who assist in developing a city  that directly makes him money and  who never helps in the work.  Few of those who know Col. Domville will lxi able to read without a  smile the report that he has injured  his jaw in the far West. It was certainly the most remarkable part of his  -reniarkable-persanality.-���������It-is-to-be  hoped the injury will not be permanent- The House of Commons could  ill afford to dispense with its jester.���������  Montreal Gazette.  An exchange has the following: A  Chicago transportation company is  now arranging to place a line of three  Clyde steamships on the Mackenzie  river. The first, a side wheeler, will  run from the first rapids at Fort Mc-  Murray to Great Slave lake, the  second, a stern wheel paddle boat, will  run to where the water will permit  of ships of heavy draught and will  connect with the third, a hea'-y screw  Eteamship,- which will cover the rest of  the distance.  Comber Herald: David Logan  passed through Windsor recently in a  prairie schooner on his way from  Alberta, where he has been farming,  to his old home in Comber. He had  travelled the whole 2,iW miles in his  waggon, taking one meal a day .'it  some road inn or farmei's house, and  putting up with, crackers and cheese  for ihe balance. "He had left his wife  and family out there and had returned  alone to make a new home in Essex  County.    He is (52 years of age.  Lindsay Watchman: A Midland  party has been organized to go to the  Klondike gold country. It consists of  town tieasurer Kelman. A. Osborne,  general merchant: Geo. Bruce, butcher; Fred Hunter, farmer; C. A.  Strathy, piano tuner; Norman Thomson, lumberman. The party will be  joined by Mr. A. Urc.uhart's squad of  Barrie Klondikers. A meeting was  held recently.at which it was decided  to leave for Edmonton on January  10th next. Two spans of dogs have  been purchased by Mr. Osborne. It is  .intended to travel by dog power for  1,000 miles to Pelly river, when the  party will embark in canoes and paddle a distance of -100 miles.  Slocan City News: "Nearly every  miner is saving his money to ko to the  Klondike in the spring. Visit the  miDes and you will iind men who are  hardly buying enough clothes to keep  themselves warm have a comfortable  bank account for that purpose. There  is not much talk about it, but, nevertheless, seven out of every ten men in  the Slocan have made up" their minds  to go to the Yukon in the spring.  Another reason for the scarcity  of; monay is that many of the  workingmen have not as yet removed  . their families here, and every month a  large sum of monev which would be.,  spent in this district if they were here  is sent to different i.irts of tbe country  and the United States." '  Detroit  Street   Car Accident���������Strike of  -  Railway Employees���������Japan- Objects  .. ������������������Germany   to    Bombard    Hayti���������  Mulock Thinks His Rates Are O. K.  (Via Winnipeg, December G.)  Another revolution is threatened in  Guatamala.  The United States Congress opened  today.  Paris is intensely excited over the  Dreyfus case.  The steamer ltosedale has been  wrecked on Lake Superior.  Austrian affairs are in a very critical   shape and civil war is threatened.  A gonernl strike of British railway  employees is threatened.  Mrs. McKinley, mother of President  McKinley, ts dying.  Japan will oppose the annexation of  Hawai to the United States.  . Germany   will    bombard    Haytian  ports if her demands are not conceded.  Mjntreal people are agitating Cor the  taxation ol" church property.  Clever counterfeits of Belgian bank  notes are in circulation. "'  ,  Three persons were killed and ten  injured on Saturday in a street car  accident in Detroit.  Postmaster General Mulock does not  expect the postal union will object to  his scheme of reduced postage rates.  The British admiralty have ordered  10,000  tons of coal from Welsh mines  URBAN INFLUENCE*  CALGARY MARKETS  I Mir n snowy four-o'clock :J ,:a  At morning In the town ll 1  Pull blown; upon ils dainty face  A  dgwdrop trickled down.  "What means nil thlsV" surprised, I asko*",  ���������'Indeed I'd quite au Boon  Look Ior the morning-glory blue  At .tuding afternoon.  '���������How Uo you twist things thus around,  O, blossom, dewy-eyed*"  And as it nodded in the breeze  The four-o'clock replied:  "I tun n plant Unit's city bred-  Tliut's why 1 oft delight  'Jo drettui the sunny hours nway  Aud stay out all llie uiglit!"  A POOR EXCUSE ACCEPTED.  NORTHWEST GOVERNORSHIP  Assistance to Cold Storage���������Germany  Takes a City���������Congress Opened  by President McKinley ��������� Judge  Routhier to Resign..  (Via Winnipeg, December 7.)  Ex-Alderman Bell, ol! Toronto, is  dead.  A Chatham, Ont,, alderman is accused of bribe taking.  Premier Kudini, of Italy, and his  cabinet resigned yesteerday.  President McKinley advises present  noninterference in Cuban affairs.  Toronto retailers are acitating for a  special tax on departmental stores.  Two cruisers have arrived at Port  Au Prince. Hayti, to enforce Germany's demands.  The lifty-fit'lh Congress of the United  States was opened by President McKinley on Monday.  Premier Greenway at St. Paul  evaded direct questions regarding the  Dnluth railway scheme.  According to a Toronto despatch a  report fromJQuebec days: Jud^e Ko-n-  thier, of the Supreme Court, will  resign to become Lieutenant of the  North West Territories in place of  Governor Mackintosh, who leaves on  January 1st.  Germany has now seized the city of  Kial Chau.  The Dominion Goverranent will  continue for another year the bonus  of ~"100 for the establishment of cold  storage in connection with creameries.  Holly������������i Mistletoe  Evergreen   wreathing.  Wholesale    and    retail^  Send    for   catalogue   of  1 palms,    ferns,   flowering  plants, roses, carnations,  and  other   cut   flowers.  Floral designs and bouquet price list on application. Hardy roses, trees  and shrubs.  -. i! y     -    ..'���������������������������-  Fort Rouge Greenhouses  d2     I-'. "RANCIS, Mkt.. Winnipeg, Man.  The "fetro   Told   How   Ho Happened to  T-t!.c 11 J.Ittle Too 31 ueli.  There was an unusual scene iu the It;-  corilcr's Court the--other day: A nefe'io  man AVtis before its bur on ti clinrgt: of  drunkenness. Judge Calhoun, wliei litis  it woii'Jeit'ul memory in such mutter*",  lecoiriilzi'tl an oltl utTciitlor in tlie (larky.  "Jake."' said lie, "this is tlit* third time  you've   been   here   this   yvm:"  The nvt~ro "uriitcliuil his licad au'  sliit'teil liis hat from oue limal to the  other.  "Yasser, tints so; it sho' is. But ilem  ar yutlier times ia done gone -by, an'  dish yer time���������well, suli, dish yer time  is  brtin'   new."  "Well, you were drunk each time,*' remarked the J mice,  frowning.  ���������-yasser. I sho' wuz. I speck I had tie  same ol' wabble, but de 'casion wuz bran'  uew."  "It's   always   some   excuse*,"'   said   the  Judge, ."but I  want you  to  understand  that I'm   tin-d of  seeing you  here on  a  charge of drunkenness."  "Well,  suh���������*'  "Xo, I  elou't want to hear    your ex-  _c_ns_^.__I_tj__dnink,__.driink,_ili-unkt_ 3iitil_  even the stockade is tired ot you."  "But,  .Tcdgo.*'  protested     the     uecro,  looking   around   nnrasily   and   lowering  his   voicr*.   "df   'scus<*   what   I   got  now  cin't so mighty big. but it look like, ter  m<* dat it's a. mighty good one."  "Well, out with it."  "IJit's eit;-. a bahy, Jedge."  "A what?'"  "Des a little baby, suh."  "Well, what lias that got to do with  it?" asked the .Tuelgo, his manner i-hotr-  ing  no little* r-uriosity.  "Hit's at my housf. Full. Yasspr! hit's  dar right sow. an' I b"t you ������f "taint  'sle*ep it's a-hollprin*.'* Unc-rtain us his  position   wa*.  the*  ne*gro e-hil'-klrtl.  Tlie Judge regarded the rlnrk.v with .1  relenting eye*, playing with a slip 'tf n_-  per on' his el<*sk.  "Well, what of it?" His judicial indignation had ili*,.'ipfiearwl. "  "Well, suli. hit wuz dis n-wny. Pe Inn'  time I went out er tlinh yer place-, 1 nay  ter my������elf f ain't gw'uie t.-tcli no mure  dram, 'kase T eie.ne fnun' out dat taint  mo'n a half hour film tie motif er dc  bottle* ter de roe-k pile. T maele up my  min' on dat. an" T belt it d*tr tw-I Lis  night. Well. suh. when T got hoin ftun  work, 'lev wuz a nigger V.man dar. hur.t-  lin' ���������renin". 'Hello, here! what -kin-ler  (Join's i.s tlis?' I ain't mo'n got tie w.>r*i*j  eiut'11 my motif to' I hear snnip'n Matin  1111' do 'kivver like a teeny nanny ;.">*.  An' de nigger V>man, she up nn' 'low,  Ton got a ha by, ft you hut know'il it.'  "Well, suh, dey sorter tu'n down da  eonnterpin, an" dar he.wuz. des ex nat-  chnl e-/. you please He wtuik at in<* 11  time er two. an' den he 'gun fer Mate.  I start to pick 'im up. suli. b"in" ez he  wuz de fust an' dc onliest. but dat ar  nigger 'omnn. she dot shove me 'rotin'  nn' say I belter go on 'bont my bii������i-  netsi."  Here the .fudge took of his glasse-. and  rubbed theni carefully, leaneel hi������ elh.r.v  on the Code, and restetl his head on hi**  hand. There was almost a smile on bis  faex* a������ he a*.keel:'  "y\ne] what did you elo (hen, .Take?"  The negyo scrcitehort hi", head and  l.-ntgliei] sheepish^*. "Well. *-uh. dat I  wuz. a grown man wiel a baby an' eant  put his Jinn" on it. I hail mighty qnnrc  feelin's. I want fer go in elar, an' den  I skeeretl ter. ,1 know'il I want t'-r 'lo  isiimp'ti. but I thinner know what, I feci  1-0 good. T lay I'll (let take one dram  in reimineniliiinee er de baby. Well, suh,  I Ink it. an' ef you don't know <le res'  de   plecenian   dar   kin   tedl   3-011.~  The Jtielge e-Ie.areel his lluoat and tried  fo  frown, but   the  fmwn was a   failure.  ".Take." he saiel, "you can go this time.  Your  excuse   is   not  a   good   one.   hut"!  think   I   know how you   felt.     I  have n  boy nt my house���������a  fine one."  "T boun' 'tis, sub!" exclaimed .Tnke.  "The, finest on  my.wide of town;  it in  admitt/'il   l.y  everybody.     I'know   what  your   temptations   -were.  T   resisted,   anel  yotl   didn't.     Co   and     behave   yourself.  Call the next case!"���������Atlanta Constitution.        _._. ���������  Wholesale. Prices   as  .They   To-Day  Stand. ��������������� -  Butter (salt) ,*?  Butter (fresh):   Cheese   Eggs   Potatoes   Turnips   Bacon (dry salt) '  Hay   Oats   Barley   Wheat No. lHard....  No. 2 Hard....  No. 3 Hard....  "     *-No. 1 Frosted.  No. 2 Frosted.  "      No.  1 rejected  -<* lHard   "      No 2  rejected  2 Hard   0 20 ��������� $ 0 00  0 25  0 00  0 10 to  0 12-  0 30 to  0 00  0 25  0 30  0 20 ���������-.  0 00  0; 0.1  0 00  0 00 _  0 00  0 25  ��������� 0 00-  0 30  0 00  0 60 ���������  0 00  0 03  0 00  0 57 -  0 00  0 50  0 00  0 12  "0 00  Gowan-Ho  Wholesale dealeis in  0 53  0 -15  0 00  0 00  ANECDOTE OF MEAL DOW='  W.C.T.U. readers will enjoy the  following anecdote of the late General  Neai Dow: The incident is said to  have occurred while he occupied the  position of chief of the fire department  of Portland. One of the firemen made  a complaint to the mayor of the city  that Chief Dow was cruel and unreasonable with his men, and being asked  for proof said that on one occasion at a  great fire Chief Dow ordered -him to  carry a section of hose rightin between  two walls that were just ready to  tumble. ���������������  "And what did you do ?' 'asked the  mayor.  "Why, I told the chief that it was  I as much as a man'sjite was  worth _to  g6~in~th"eT-'*7^nd"l~'vv75nldn,t~dorit7'  '���������And what did the chief do then?"  said the ma vol*.  "Oh! tht- fool,*he carried the hose in  himself.'.'  Ales, Wines, Spirits and Cigars,  FBONT STBEET  REVELSTOKE, B- O.  Tlie Pioneep  Stopes  ^of Ferguson  and Ten .Mile  tele-  Fort Steele   is   introducing   a  phone system.  The E.tst Koolenay Miner says Field  has been -.elected as a divisional point  and Donald will bo abandoned."  -  A Great Fulls, Montana, despatch of  Nov. 27tb. t'i the Winnipeg Free Press  says: "II. LowLher. an Englishman  and nephew of Lord Lonsdale, accompanied by J. Jlelfon. of London, arrived herf; mi Thursday and left last  night for Fort Edmonton where, as  representative-; of an English company, they will establish a fast stage  line to'Daw-en City. The route is an  entirely new one and will not* be less  than 1,200 miles. Regarding its course  they refuse to speak further th.in that  a portion of it will be along the Mackenzie rivi'r. The line will be in operation early next spring and the trip  will occupy less than twenty days.  While here they purchased 000* horses  and engaged John Webber as superintendent of the line. The company  they represent is capitalized at $2,000,���������  000."_ Thnre it considcraole exaggeration .in the above.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  "\,fETHODl8T CHURCH ��������� KevclBtoke.  xvx Preaching Bcrrices at 11 a.m. and 7-30  p.m. ClatB meeting at the close of the  morning service, tahbath -School and Bible  0Iaa8 at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  every Wednesday evening at 7"u p.m. Tho  public are cordially Invited.   Seats free.  1-I'V. J. A. WOOf>. Pa-tor.  f HIJBi'ir OF KN(?LANI>-St. Petcr'u,  ^-t Kevelstoko Hotirj of ne.rvlce: Evening  prayer dnlly tit. j o'clock. FiIdayH at _*:."*i.  __.nndti.ys and Fcctivald: Holy Communion at 8  a.m.. morning prayer at 11. Sunday School  and Biblo Class al 2:30. evening prayf r at 7:"0,  First Sunday in the month Holy Communion  at morning services.   FRAKK A. FORD, VIcnr.  pRESBYTEItIA N CHURCH���������Royolstoke.  x Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7'JV)  p.m. Bib'o CI im nt 2:.'{0 p.m., to which  all oro welcome. I'raycr meeting at B p.m.  every Wednesday.  RKV. I". I>. MUIR, Pustor.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH ��������� Revel-  stoke.     Masn second  Sunday In  month  at 10-30 a.m.           RKV. FA TH ER PEYTAVIN.  Wanted  SEVEN   ORDER   WRITERB.     Salaiy or  commission to suitable persons.   Drawer  29, Brantford.  Cummins-&-Go.-  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.  Everything  to be found in a general Btoro.  Post Ollice In connection.  merchant's Hotel  Illecillewaet, B. C.  First-class in every respect.    Good accommodation.   Best  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at .the Bar. . -* .  W.-J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest" hotel   in  town. -      Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and Cigars .  "Best"���������-acc"omm"odatidff.^~~7i=~Eat"e~sr;~^$r-  "per    day."  At our TEN MILE BRANCH Etoro  " Powder, Caps, Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and .all .Minors' anil Prospectors' Suppllos are  kept on hand  Be Sure and register at the  BJ1LM0RJ1L MOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  The" table is provided with the best  the market affords.     Rates from $2  to $3 per day.  CU.MMINGS BROS.,   ���������  Proprietors.  If You .Have a   ������  .Mine to Sell  or wish a company formed, or  - want to buy a mine or shares  in any mine, want lo invest in  Spokane real estate or wish to  make a borrow, write at once to  t-IJI^AES   L._ FORD   &   CO  Mine Brokers.     Mining Stocks  No, 0 Mill St., between Riverside and  Sprague, Spokane, Wash.  PATENTS  PROMPTLY SECURED  GOT HIGH QUICKLY. 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Oall or write for terms.  ���������I  Main Street      ���������      Revelstoke  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksmithine* Jobbine  Plumbins.  Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithing  Sheet Iron "Work  Machinery Repaired  Minir|g Work a Specialty    __���������  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  ti ll*e**~>*J-***.'i<~3-*,st^l <-*���������'  ,wm:iuia%i'e_-j������--SM^  j������_____^i-tti,-^'i!Wi;-i  SS^X^lO^TSKfiBflSfC^  la&aBvmaxuty&aaz^Mtin���������*^****  >wV?  S"  J^  J*-.'-  A PREHISTOIUC MAN.  DISCOVERY OF AN ANCIENT GIANT'S  FOOTPRINTS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Is IIo tlie Ancestor of the American Race?  The Finder of the Footprints, and nn  Hthnologisl's Calculations���������Heights of  All the Giants We Know Of.  t  Dispatches from Victoria, British  Columbia, announce the discovery of  a series ot gigantic footprints In that  province. They are apparently made  by a human being, and,if so, it Is prima  fncle evidence of the existence of n  race of prehistoric slants on the Pacific coast.  The footprints wore found on tho  Jslund of Victoria, near lhe town of  Quatsino, on the west const. Their  discoverer wa3 John L. Leason, a  storekeeper of the town, and a man  ot Intelligence. He reported his find  to Captain Foot, of the steamer Mischief, who repeated his account to the  members of ihe Provincial History Society, They, were satisfied oC Its Interest nnd importance, and a party  was sent out to make an investigation  It appears that Leason was walking  nt some distance from the town when  his curiosity was aroused by a strange  depression in a large flat rock that  lay before him. He was at the time  at the foot of a mountain.  The depression at once suggested a  human foot, but it was of enormous  size. There was a well marked hollow  where the heel would have been, and  a very faint depression indicated the  arch of the foot. The ball of the big  too and the rest of the forward part  of the foot wore plainly to be seen.  It is to be remembered that no other  animal has-an arched foot like that  of ..man. - ,  , Leason immediately proceeded* to  measure the print, and found that it  was twenty-nine inches In length. Its  greatest depth was four inches. Fascinated by his discovery, he carefully  exumined the vicinity. At first he saw  nothing which he could connect with  the print, but after a few minutes he  came upon another, - almost identical  It was nine feet away from the first  This apparently was the length of the  Btride, which the giant had been in  the habit of taking.  Following the direction-Indicated by  these two prints, Leason.found a tium-^  ber of others- They came to an end  abruptly, wliich was not surprising  for their surroundings must have undergone    tremendous    changes    since  .  Small   Worries   Often   More   JOant^rom  Thau "Velghty Afflictions.  "It is not always the real trials and  weighty afllictloiis of life that wear  out wuemen, but rather Live small  worries, the little pin-pricks, so to  ".peak, tliat are tlie ereat foes to peace  in our 'households," writes Ellsa K.  l'-.irker iu the December Ladles' Home  Companion. "Human nature being  vory Imperfect, a great .many good Intentions relating to trivial matters axe  so misunderstood and. become so mixed that more trouble is caused than  thoy were meant to create In the beginning. For, unfortunately, tilings  will not go right simply tor the wishing, nor, indeed, always for the trying.  Says one writer, 'Grave anxieties add  to our wrinkles; keen sorrows drive  nulls hi our cotllns; but It is the trl-  Hes, seemingly insignificant,- that darken  the days.'  "Tbesx* .slight annoyances are always  personal and usually conllnod to domestic matters; tho misdeeds of sor-  rants, the shortcomings of the chlld-  rrn, the failure ot llie breakfast, the  delay of tlie dinner, the spoiling of  Lhe cake in baking, an? all trials of  patience, while the arrival of unexpected company, the having to give  up a pleasant walk or an anticipated  night at the theatre, the" destruction  of our best ohlna by a careless servant, the 'loss of our pet dog, the killing by an early frost of our favorite  rose, are all bothers, which, while  they seem small, serve to annoy us  beyond the point of endurance. Tet  o:i these happenings come into the  daily lives of mpst of us, anil we must  expect them to "break into our felicity  and leave their marks behind. Much,  however, after all, depends upon ourselves as td Jiow these pin-pricks effect  us. With the wiser of us they are  .only passing moments,* and through  the mist of present disappointments  hope shines, and what, at first seemed  to be irreparable can nearly always  be remedied. ��������� Honor 'to the brave women who have schooled themselves to  !>t*ar patiently the petty worries ,0"  life, for to such In the end will come  the power to meet the larger catastrophic and sterner realities with  strength and courage."  A MICROBE-PROOF HOUSE.  Hclght-feet  ���������       Il.o  10,0  11..*)  17.0  li-~.it  !i~.~  80.0  0.3  Height���������feet.  8.4  7.0 ,  8.1  8.7  . 7.S  York  a rnisius'Tonic si.ak.  they were made. The mountain itself  may have come into existence In that  time. c  It is not" surprising that   foot prints  'should   have   been   preserved   for   so*  -m anyascs;���������They-rhay'have-been-made  .In soft mud, which subsequently hardened and was then buried in the earth  by  volcanic  action,   and   there  turned  Into  stone and preserved from Injury  ' until    another    volcanic    disturbance  brought   them .to   daylight   again.     A  large part of the knowledge of animals  of   early  geological   periods   has   bei-11  obtained   from  imprints  left  by  them  Jn this way.  Leason, it is said, has already set to  work to chisel out the first footprint  which he found. He Intends to insure  public recognition as its discoverer.  ?Ipre is a table - which gives tht  riam������3 pf all the giants, ancient and  modern, whom we know of, going back  to a period , B.C.- 1063, when Goliah of  Gatb   lived:    .  ,_A"CIENT.  Ntimc.'   ..      "jJIrtlipliic.*.  ("oll.tli I'llleitlna  fliilliiirn Home  I--iiiinnin Scotland  lie' Vnlli'iiioiit Iloneii  i;ouut Iliit-li.-irt I'niiplilny  Tlifiitbochil*. Dniipliliiy  Unknown I'tilcriiio  John Middleton....England  MODERN.  N'tin-.p. " Birthplace.  Frederic's Swede. .Sweden  .'littiiius I'lnltnid  ftlily Tyrol  r.'itrti-k I'micr.f...Cork  Chang. How Pelilu  Pr. S. A, pinion, .the  ethnologist, in speaking of this find  tells how to build the prehistoric man  pictured alongside Chang given here-  f*-it_n.  Says the learned gentleman :  Jt If! easy to reconstruct from the  footprint pf this prehistoric man his  ������itire form, according to the proportions of a modern man. An ordinary  man six feet high has a foot about  twelve inches in length. A man with  p. foot twenty-nine inches long would  be about two and a half times as tall.  or bctwgpn seventeen and eighteen  feet high.  To the man six feet high a weight  of 200 pounds may be allowed. Two  (���������nd a half times that would be 500  pounds, Add to this one-third for a  proportionate increase In all directions  and you have a total of 060 pounds.  That would be the approximate weight  of our (prehistoric man.  According to the same system of  rceUtrultie he would havo a brain  weighing J2~ ounces. That would  give him larKfl thinking powers.  lie would ba about one hundred  Inches round the chest, and would  have biceps eighteen inches In circumference. Corbett and PulIIvan  would be ridiculous pigmies compared  Jo him.     . _lJlLJ.L: !_U)JjJiiiO������iiJ  A Noted   Selcnttst   Puts   Up  One of the  Oddest Structures on Earth.  Oiie of the oddest domiciles on earUi  is tliat recently erected at Yokohama  by .Dr. XV.1 Van der^Heyden, says the  San Francisco Chronicle. TUie doctor's  house is a dust'-prooA', air-proof, microbe-proof -.'-"building" ' of-���������glass. II  stands on, the open,^ unshaded grounds  of the .hospital - of" Yokohama.. The  house is 41 feet long, 23 ,f ee't wide aud  17 feet 'high. Large panes of -glass,' one-  half inch tiliick and about four inches  apart are set in iron frames bo as to  form tlie sides of "a cellular building  block-- Of these blocks the walls are  constructed. ' There are no window  sashes, the air escape .being tihrougb  beveral small openings aa-ound the upper part ot the second storey,* but  through whicli no air from the outside  Is admitted. The air supply is obtained  from a, considerable distance, forced  through a pipe and carefully filtered  through cotton wool to cleanse it o*f  bacteria. To' insure further sterilisation the air is driven against a glycerine-coated plate of glass, .which cap-"  tures all the microbes 'the wool spares.  The few microbes brought, into Uie  house in Oie' clothes of visitors soon  die in the warm sunlight, with which  the house is flooded. The space between the glasses of tlie .building  blocks Is filled with a solution, of salts  which absorbs.the ,heat of the sun; so  that the rejoins of Wilis house are'mruch  cooler than- those * protected" by the  thickest shades. In the evening the  interior is .heated by the salts radiating .the heat they have absorbed during the day.1* So effective Is the system of regulating tflie temperature that  a.few hours of sunlight, even in freezing weather, will render tire house  habitable.-' It is only when several  cloudy days follow in succession that  artificial heat is needed. Then it Is  supplied by pumping in hot air. Dr.  Van dor Heyden thinks he ihas solved  the problem" of a complete germicide  on a big ecale.   __.._" -       -  Oh, welcome, frost and hall nnd sleet!  Hlow winds of January,  blow!  The rose of June Is not so sweet "  A3   while star blossoms  of the stiow.  For Jimp  sends Daphne   from 1110 fir  To shining sands tind shliucrlng son,  Where rndltint and remote, a star.  She whirls through heaven, forgetting mi  Through ull the full  I count tlie dtiys  'Till golf be done and  shooting past;  'Till Cliilstinns shopping, from lts-iim.se.  Yields Dttpbuc back   to mc ut last.  Then   'ere her  Lenten  prayers arise  ���������And churches claim her, this for me���������  A month when I gaze in her eyes,  Across a  dally  cup of  ten!  Wherefore,  O haste yo, frost and Blcetl  Blow,   winds  of-January,  blow!  Love counts than June's  rose    fur    niri  sweet  I'lip white star blossoms of the snow.,  ���������New   York  Journal.  YUK0.fi yiRP  Published by The  Herald, acknowledged to  be the most complete nnd  -aocurate map obtainable  of the overland loutes to  the Yukon   Lithographed,on heavy  or light paper   Price  $1.00.  Together with  a copy  of special edition of Thk  Hkiiald,  containing complete  information regard  ing   routes,  supplies, ete,  The Jietfald  Calgary,  Alberto,.  WHEN CHILDREN PLAY.  Sli������'~Vni<.Misrepresented '  Even when her speech was obscure*  by sobs there was something about  her voice lliat showed she could sing  high C -and assert her right to the  center_ofitheJstage.'__It_was-pathet__C-  lo see a strong woman so utterly dejected, says the -Washington Star.  . "I want to see the horrid reporte-i  who -wrote the contemptible piece  about my miserable suit for divorce,-'  she said, after her paroxysm of weeping had abated..  "He's out," was tlie, prompt v and  positive answer of the editor, who is a  humane  man.  "Can't I see him later?"  f "No.   He  took  a week's salary and  went on a vacation. He said he wasn't  coming   back   till  his  money   was all  A Combined Nursery and   Gymnasium at  Small Expense.  What to do with restless, noisy  children on a rainy day is no longer a  bitter question with the progressiva  mother, whose babies are learned liittla  l.inderga.r.teners and who" is firm  against whelps or sevoriltj*. as a means  ot keeping peace in the elfouse.  Her secret of restful rainy days 1~  clearly explained by a glimpse at her  gymnaLsum nursery. It-Is a delightful  place. - Perhaps it cost * a trille mora  than the ordinary nursery in 'the beginning, but what of ,- that? Down  stairs all during the snows Saturdays  the literary head of the thouse -sits  peacefully - at his desk, with no tumbling aii-out" of > amateur bear - hunters  or piercing shrieks of "human lc-como*  tives to ".upset his" train'of it/houghts.  No pantries are, raided, no cooks set  4>y Uie earsi^ oro* matiernai bronchia*  tubes were -hoarse Srom correction and  fairy-story telling ibecause of this  home of athletics. . ,-.      ^  . The children themselves get through  the day (without* quarieling, fretting  or falling-into mischief, and rather rejoice in the inclement weaithetr that  keeps thein.busy ovei- theix new -found  *tieasui*es.  '  .'  Now, the nursery gymnasium, is beat  6et in the marret. If the house boast*  a large and altry one-���������no matter if tn������������  roof elopes, pi-ovided the windows can  lie cut out a generous size���������that is an  that is needed. The best gymnasium  of Us kind, Iti; .fact, the" llrst, to tne.  writer's knowledge, that was started-,  was thrown open to children in a gai.  ret room quite unplastered.  ..So much the better, for a gymnasium  ought, Jto jliave_ iwobden <wa"ls. Th.e*re-:  'fore,. ������v*sr the beams plain boaerds wer<|i  nailed. TJie-n the children were taken;  down, tlie five of them, to a sporting",  goods shop and a"'.owed to select tho  requisite furnijshing'. fThte tarnee T-pya  ttnd two girls were given their choice^  ond'on a portable striking bag they aU  combined. A WbHteary- lexciroisetr Hot  bveiiy-one i~-C thje five "wais >tn.e . next  ielection, ��������� and then a -rowimig aippara.;  tus and a pair oC aHmbing aadkler-v,  According to their indiividuaA strength,  each one of the children tvas gfven a  pair of iron dumb-bells; an adjustable;  U-apeze and a pair of swlneime rings  made up the sum of eymnastium. fit-  tinegs. ���������  With every one of these putrchaseij  Uie dealer gave al ptapar 000k of instructions away, and then tbe children  wore required to put their "temipiet of  -athiletiics in ordter.. They Id" lil" and:  __Xjenu..that_tline^fonth,ithe_^dowinstalr_������_:  tmiisery; was deserted!. iOf couToe^"  simple flannel shirts and knickerbock-.:  ers eAtetre provided.. wHU" icheap flat-,  heeled shoes, for all five, and braining  up" 'muscles' becanre "Me��������� ofr&e~- oC the,  dav.  Rules weere posted-up on the gymnasium door that nobody should ever  have any of their clubs,    etc.,    lying  aiboult'. 'air, tracks were provided Xoa,  evervth-'ng, and any quarreling meant  banishment of the offenders for a week  Jfrom :the?. gaTTOt-TOiom. - On looking  once a day Into* ithle gymnasium' itn"  ���������mother of the family rarely saw any.  NorthWest  5rand 5ool<  > Having purchased from Henderson's Directory Company the plant,  cuts, biands, good will and copyright  of Henderson's Brand Book the undersigned are preparing to issue an'  entirely new edition as soon as  possible, on an improved plan, with  corrections and additions to date.  The publication will be issued in  future under the style of the " North  West Brand Book."  All contracts with the Henderson  Company cease from this date.   New  contracts for insertion of brand advertisements and   ranche cards will  be  accepted from this date by the new  publishers at the following rates :  . j Ranche card with 1 stock cut $3 00  Banche card with 2 stock cuts   5 00  Ranche card with fac-sinule  '   of brand."/.-     2 00  Address:  s".'  PublisherNorth West Brand Book  Herald Office, Calgary, Alberta.  November loth, 1897,  All Read It  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RY. CO.  :.... -_nri   wo don't look for him lu 1 mother of rae ramny ra,reiy saw  any,  r"iW���������1_*s?������tsli00ln3is." rt-^on.itey enforce |t.h^ pena.^les, and  as Flic watched the children she came  to tho con-luslcen-that young bodies as  New  any time less than six months.  "Perhaps somebody else could attend  to what-I wont, although I don't suppose there Is any use in my asking for  Justice. It must have been pure  malice."  "You refer to that Item about your  divorce?"  "Yes."  "Well, it seems to mc that you are  ejceeedlngly unfair to the reporter.  ~"hy, he did his best to 'be complimentary, "0 less than three times he alluded to you as the "fair plaintiff.'"  "Yes, that was very nice of him. But  read on."  "I don't find anything that Is not In  the same. vein. He says: 'The lady's  toilet had evidently been an object of  much care: it was a triumph of the  milliners' art and a monument of her  elegant taste In such matters.' "  'That's the sentence!" she exclaimed, rising to her feet. Her indignation  dried her tears, and, shaking her  clenched fingers at the newspaper, she  said: "What did he mean by trying to  humiliate*me in the eyes of tall those  spectators? How dared he insinuate  that the common old things I wore  to that court-room are the best clothes  I have."  11 ___-__-������__-���������__������������������  A Haughty Walter.  In one of the best known of the  cheap Italian table d'hote restaurants  which have the-reputation of being  bohemian resorts, there is a waiter  whoso claims to countship are said to  bo in*contestable and who is as haughty  an a grandee of Spain. The restaurant  Is connected with a small "hotel" of  the boarding-house type and the  waiter Ib a patron of the hotel. He  gets "1 a day and his board for waiting at dinner and pays $3.50 a week  for his room. He refuses to 'wait on  the* customers at luncheon and Is at  that time himself a-gueat and Is waited on by a fellow-servitor. He lunches  boartriy and spends aji hour or so at  the table 0 "tcrwnrd. smoking and slp-  P'n*r rod wtne. and then about 4.30 he  puts on his apron and aids In nettling  Hi/* table for "inner.���������Now Tor*  World.  well as young minds flouritSh under thn  proper sort of training.  Under the guise of playing the boys  and girls besan" to dl.-*oovetr fcr them-  IfkMvpiS brawn amd mutsole and by Instinct they fell Into drills and regular  eicerolses.   Two or three big old mat"  TIES  The Company will pay 25 Cents each for  Tamurac Ties delivered on its station grounds  clear .of encumbrances in accordance wittKthe  below mentioned specifications : ....  .All ties will bo carefully inspected, and this  price, only will be paid for those which come  up to the spesiflcations, and' on which there is  no claim for Ciown dues.  ���������Parties desiring to cutties on lands other  than" their own must not pioceed without  permit from the Crown Timber Agent at  Edmonton, and in all cases Crown dues ac tho  rateyof; three cents, per Tie will be deducted  fromvobovo price unices a letter is produced  from the Crown Timber Agent certifying that  Tics aro clear of dues. Settlers who have cut  Ties ; off their own or other patented lands  must"-furnish Crown Timber Agent with  satisfactory.sworn evidence where Tics wore  cut before he can iesuo clearance and before  Company can accent liei."  Cedar. or Jack Fine Ties -will bfl taken at a  reduced price according to the quality. Spruce  will not be'acceptcd at all.  Parties who propose delivering Ties must  apply to the Company's agent at points where  there is one, for fite to pile Tics, aud at other  points will apply for site to section foreman. Kt  -The : Company will send an inspector over  the road as soon as deliveries arc completed,  ofi.whiehidue-notice-"jrill-bo-given-to enable  contractor.) to be present- Parties delivering  Ties must furnish receipts showing thoy have  paid all bills for labor and supplies incurred in  connection with tbe work, and must establish  their title to tho Tics to tho satisfaction of tho  Company's inspector. ,  #:;y.yy.^}'srEciriCATiON fob Tins,  f: Taniarao ��������� Ties:. All Ties must bo good,  sound, live tamarac, exactly eight (8) foet long,  out Bquare at each end, six (6) inches thick, and  at least six (G) incho3 en tbe. face clear of the  bark at tbo smallest part; to bo smoothly  hewn,' free from shakos und score niuiks,  perfectly Btraight, and must bo sound.  ;y Coder and Jack Pino Ties: All Ties nvietbo  good, sound, livo Cedar or Jack Pino, exactly  eight (8) foot long, cut squaro at oach ond, six  (6) inches thick, and at toast six (ti) inches on  tbo faco cloar of bark at tho Bmaliost part; to  be smoothly hown, frco from shakes and score  marks, perfectly straight, and must bo sound.  W. WHYTE,  .*   Manager*.  -Winnipeg, ith November, 1897.        nla-dw-tf  80 YEARS'  EXPERIENCE.  A T1TICAL NURSERY GYMNASIUM,  tresses were hauled up into the gymnasium and by placing them under the  rings, trapeze and ladders, no tumbles  were'attendejd with bruises and wben  a bad day set in a circus was tthe  ���������order of the day. AH the childrten  chose fancy names, drew on long  white or pink stockings, the boys wore  false mustaches, tbe girls lot down  their hair, everybody was ' donned  with gilt paper stars, and grand tot"  bibitions followed.  Other boys and girls crowded in to  nee*. Ithe fun, and great was the ap-  piaus-e-������howered on the youthful prow,  ess displayed. The news of the gym-  naSJum getting aibou". other wise  mothero followed suit, in chasing out  the superabundance of toys and picture books and substituting complete  ���������athldtac fittings. In .many instances  the gay wall paper was torn off and  plain wood wainscotms put on this to  afford strong wall space for adjusting  chest pulleys and p'atform striking  bawt. Floors of hard wood have In  many instances taken the place of carpets and over the loss of so much luxury not a child complains, while in c**>_  Instance a family of ambitious children, whose parents were not able to do  over tho'r nursery in approved style,  worked for and-bought their own flt-  -UljJS"  ���������  MARKS,  DE8I0NS,  COPYRIGHTS  Ac.  Anyone sending a Bketch and description mny  quickly nsccrtuln, frco, whether an invention Is  probably patentable. Communications strictly  cnmidcntlal. Oldest agency forsocurlng patents  in America.   Wo havo a WasblnKton omce.  Patents taken through Munn & Co. recelvo  special notico in tbo  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,   J- Illustrated, larcost circulation of  Iflc J lurnnl, weekly,tonus 13.00 a year;  aonths.    Specimen copies and ILAKO  beautiful!  nny sclontl  VLtiOstx months,    ttpoclmcn coples  Uook on Patents sent froo.  Address  MUNN   &  CO.,  3U1 IJrondwnv, New York.  Pumps  JIndepson'8   And Read It All���������Every  page, every column, every  line. No paper in North  Kootenay has one-fourth its  circulation, or is as well read  by so many persons as Thk  Semi-Week-.-? Revelstoke  Herald. To reach the people  of North Kootenay its  columns must be used, and in  fact it can boast of what uo  other paper in its district  can. Every business House  in Revelstoke advertises in  it, and are satisfied it brings  results. What better guarantee could outside advertisers ask ?  Its newsy columns, its  telegraphic, its typographical  neatness, its free delivery, its  interest in the welfare of  Kootenay, are steadily increasing its circulation.  We solicit your business  on the basis of results���������not  from sympathy. We can  help increase your business.  -Write us for particulars.  ]h Revelstoke Herald  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ClitJB  .  .  OFFERS  ,The_ _Weekly___Hebai.d_  anel Family Herald and  Weekly    Star,     (with  beautiful premium pic- <|M yc  ture.) both one year for ������P1./ W  Double Jleting   Submerged Force Pump  Will wear a lifetime; cheapest and  best, force pump 011 the market; a  little child can operate it in a well  30 to 40 feet deep.   Never freezes."  Intending purchasers please  examine before placing orders elsewhere.  Aenry Brain SSHBiffi  The Weekly IIerali"  and The Sun, (Canada's  Farmers' Sun reorganized), both one year for  The Weekly Herald  and Toronto Mail and  Empire both one year  for   The   Weekly Herald  " and Farm and Fireside  both one year for   The *\ eekly IIerald  alono sent to any part  of Canada or United  States for one year....  1.25  1.50  1.50  Townsite  Changed  Haijds ..  Although not much advertising  has been done, Rosebery townsite,  at the head of Slocan -Lake, has  been steadily coming to the front  for the last'three months.  W^at Strong Points  ~ (losebery Holds on  the  Slocan Lake  . Rosebery-will- have an "ore  sampling works iu a few months  with a capacity of a 100 tons a'day/  'Rosebery is in the centre of and  distributing point for Slocan City,  Sandon; ^Nakusp, New Denver,  Silverton, Enterprise, Three Forks,  Concentrator and Cody, only 12  miles distant from" the mining  centre of the Slocan (Sandon).  Rosebery is destined to be the  concentrating point.        ~L  Rosebery is the sampler point.  Rosebery is the ship yard of the  Slocan. ." -  Rosebery is the only safe harbor  on the lake.  Buy'tots Now.... "  (f  You Want To  Mah,e. Moi~ey.  Send at,once to the general  agent, for maps and price lisfor  any further information.  A. M. Beattie,  09 tt Geqeral Agent.  1.00  The Herald  ColgSitiy, Rita.  TIME C\R0  IMPERIAL BPK  -*���������UF CANADA  Head Office* Toronto  Paid Up Capital        $2,000,060  .   -   -   -   1,200,000  Directors: -  H. S. Howland, - President *  T.R.Merntt,Vice Pres., (StCatharin-s)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,  T. Sutherland Stayner  Elias Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie. General Manager.  Branobes  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  Vtftcou-fet  Winnipeg '  Revelstoke  St. Thomas  Toronto  Welland  Woodstock  Portage la  Prairie'  Prince Albert  Ontario  Niagara Falls  Port Colborne  Rat Portage  Sault St. Marie'  St, Catharines  Agents  in   Great  Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank, Ltd., 72 Lombard St., London,  with whom money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First* National'  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received-- and  interest allowed. ~  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.'  Drafts and Letters* of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kinffdom,    United * States,    Europe, -  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased **   "--  A. R.B. RKARN.  -   Mana_ep Revelstoke Branch. -  anqdidn   *  Pacific JFt#  ���������  *    : : ������-%  AND SCO PACIFIC LINE.  i-*- j-  '" The best' and cheapest* route from ���������  Revelstoke to all points east and west.  1 ' Through-' - tickets . to    Vancouver,  Winnipeg. St.'" Paul.N Chicago,  New  York, Montreal and Toronto.   "  First class'dining and sleeping cars  on all trains.      . ",  Through - tourist, cars . to  ������>t, Paul  daily, and to Toronto every Monday,  and Montreal and Boston on Thursday.".  ��������� Purchase tickets to your destination'  and have baggage checked through.  For full  information  as  to  rates(  time, etc.", apply to nearest agent, to    **  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  Or to E. J. COYLE,  Dis. Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  *?. ���������  The Canadian Pacillc Steamship Company's  Steamers Nakusp and Kootenay leave  Arrowhead dally for all points in Kootenay.  matin * connection at Nakusp for all points  on Nakusp and ��������� blocan Railway, and Slocan  Lake. .   -  OCIoeo connection at Robsoi for Kelaon,  Kaslo, Balfour, Pilot Bay. Trail. Rosslondi  Northport and all points south. <  For full information, tickets, maps, etc.,  stall on or address -     .     ...       -  . .  T. W. BRADSHAW, ,  Agent Revelstoko.  Or to  H    M. MACGREGUR,*  '     Travelling Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E.J.COYLE, Dis. Passenger Atcerit, Vinoottver  Quickest Line to..."  -  WALLACE,   FARMINGTON,  GARFIELD,     OAKESDALE),   ,  PULLMAN,      LEWISTON,,  '      COEUR D'ALENE* MINEIS.  DAYTON,   WALLA WALLA,  PORTLAND,    PENDLETON,  SAN FRANOIbCO, MOSCOW,  CRIPPLE CRfiEK,  AND  ALL POINTS  EAST Oft  SOUtlt.  EAST  Subject to change without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  GOING WEST  8:00aro Leave..  8t~G"_-.ni  9-3~am  ItSUm  10.03 a m  10:18 a m  10:38 am  DAILT  .Kaslo.  ..-South Fork.  ���������Sproole's..  ...Wnite'jThter.  ....BearLake .  . .McOuigen...  Cody Junction  GOIKO .LIST  ..Arrive sfcSOpm  3:15 p m  ~tl5 pm  2-03 pm  1:18 pm  1.33 pm  lUSpm  THE ONLY  LINE'..'.   .  Via S~.lt Lake, Denver,  - Omaha and Kansas City.  "Steamship Tickets to and from?)  Europe and other foreign countries  Train for the   East ahd  Portland  departs 7:15 p.m. daily.   Wallace and  Moscow accommodation departs 7:43"  a.m.  daily.     Through  service.*    No  delays or lay overs anywhere,' * *        '  Get through tickets cand further information of O. R.-&. N. city ticket  office,   No.   430.   Riverside- avenue,  corner Stevens St., Spokane. Wash.  J. Campbell  General Agent, Spokane,  W. H. Hurlburt, G. P. A.. Portland.  ���������VI  iJ-|  Spokane Falls and .Northern  Jieteon and Ft. Sheppard  Red Mountain kys,.  . The. only all ran rants) without chugs o  can between 8pokane, Northport. RosBaa"  and Nelson;  also   between   Ross"    "  Kelson.  between   Rosabucl   sn"  DAILY     EXCEPT     SUNDAY.  ->j.w ������- ��������� ~mj     . UUM.U- A.AL U m  10-JOamArnvo.... Sandon .... Leave 1^0pm  CODY LIKE  Leavo 11:00 am.. ..Sandon.. ..Arrive 11:45 am  Arrive 11:20 a m Cody Leave 11*25 am  ROBERT. IRVING   I GEO.F.COPKLAND  Q. F. and P. A.       I      Superinten ent  MUVK. NORTHPORT ABBIVK.  For Spokane��������� ��������� ���������>,.   - licntflpakaao���������''  I-ZOpjn.- lsWttjn.  Fot Rossland- From RonfiS-  __li������"P-,��������� .���������...1:10 a-m.  For Nelson��������� From Nelson-'  1:10 p.m 12-53 p.m.  Close connections at Kelson with steamer  for Kaslo and all Kootenay Lake points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary  Creek connect at Marcus with cUge defly.  "'Vi&pfi eHH  .Arriving Daily  ���������A  full   line   of 'Fancy   Goods, Toy-;.  Dolls,   Jiipiinesu   Wine,    Guuies,  Perfuines anil Toilet Articles.  "Our large'stock of..  .will soon be till in.  For  a suitiible   Christina*  gift,  early and inspect our stock  nt the  call  'anada  Drug &.  "Vs-'    Book Co., Ltd.  Giias. 15. Macdonald, Manager.  Revelstoke  Station, B. C.  LOCAL ANDJSENERAL   NEWS  An Interesting Budget of Local, Personal  and   General  Items  Round  and  About Revelstoke.  t Pretty silk blousus.iit Conr-tiei'V.  E. 1~. Hutching;-has'rati red from the  mayoralty contest for Winnipeg.  ' Clnistnias presents and toys nt II.  2". Com'tar's. "       i  The street car service started again  today tit 1 o'clock. The bus will run  everyday from 10ti.ni. till 10 p.m.  The. dale of the Firemens' bull has  been altered lo Dec. 27th,'lhe Monday  after Xmns day.  * Largest stock of toys and riiney  goods in town,ut Cantida*Drug & Book  Co., Revelstoke Station. B. C.  The gospel service will be cnntiniU'd  tonionow  afternoon  commencing   at  .4 o'clock: in Tapping's hall.  t Light running noiseless sewing  machines at Coursier's.  The amount of dutiable goods passing thiough the customs 'house here  Itift month wns 87"27.00; amount of  duty collected S2S00.10.  The workmen at the Halcyon Hot  Springs have begun thu erection of a  boiler house, which is to be 35x3"*, of  solid stone. It is tei contain nn electric dynamo ami engines for hi*, ttting  purpoV-es.  t Kveryth'uig in inimi'tis1 tind children's wear at Coursier's.  . The New Denver Ledge says: "The  -owners of the Halcyon' Hot" Springs-,  on Arrow lake, will "build a vn������*t hotel  . next summer, and make the Springs a  pleas nre as well as a health resort.''  t Two good things in onr dry goods  department, yon bhoulil see viz. onr  stock of new velveteens and trimming  silks in assorted colors. Our styles tind  goods are standard in all lines. C. 11.  Hume efc Co.  Dni-inii the winter the Rev. F. A.  "���������Fnrilwill-be-glad-to welcomt- any-inun,-  irrespective of ciei'tl, on Tuesday ami  Thursday evenings from 7:30. Gills of  games, papers and magazines will be  s-xceptalHe.  Mr. P. J. Pettipien*. a cou.-in of 11.  P. Pettipiece of the IIekai.ii stair, and  editor of the Fores-t Flee Pri-s-s. lias  been nominated to contest East Lamb-  ton in IhPjLibt-rtil interest in tin* coining Provincial election in Ontario.  ~"umens' to Childrens' over-stockings and rubbc'is at- Coursiei"'.  t Eirly buyers thUseasnn will have  the laugh on Intu comer.--. Th'-y are  sure to get the pitinis in boy.-.' suit-.,  uieiii' fiincy and working pant*-, al.-n  in imported counterpanes now~offering  at C. B. Hume -���������" Co.  The Ladies Aid of the Preshytei ian  church have coinpletK.1 arrangements  for a Christmas tine entertainment, in  th" church on Thui-sdny evening, the  2"rd inst. A progranime of music by  the children i*. being piep.-tied. Cul-  lection at tlie door.   " .  Last Tueselav the C. P. R. withdrew  <he;sterfmei-Trail from the Trait-North-  port run. putting her on tliu K'-iI.mmi-  Arrowhead service, with the object of  handling the incrca~?il ptis-enger and  freight "traffic on Arrow hike nunc  ���������oxpedito.i-.ly.  * Comfortable foot-wear tit Ctnii-  'ier's.  The Her.U.D litis received woul from  a reliable .-.otiiie that it was misin-  foruied in announcing l:*at Hon. C. li.  Mackintosh contemplated assuming  -���������control of the Rossland Miner next  year. At the same.; time the-item in  <|iieslion was given the Hekaldalino.-it  at fii-st hand.  Mr. Gny Barber litis received two  little nuggets of Klondike gold fr."im  ' the" t-Oiist, A comparison between  1*hem and miguets in bis possession  from other placer camps such as  Cassiar and Uig Bend is interesting.  "For richness in color and beauty our  own Bi# Bend nuggets beat them till  hollow.  The intention at present is to have a  midnight mass iu the Roman   Catholic  church on Christmas Eve.    It  wtis ex-  1 -pected  tliat  Bishop   Dontenville,   the  ���������iwljstsr   ..'s.'iOp  i,f the diocese, who  :* was at one time priest in   charge here.  would   have   been    piesent     here   at  .Christina*?, but it  is  undor.-Xood   now  that his vi-.it will be deferred  till after  -th'* New Year.  I- Coursier has the latest in dress  goods a;-.d Iriiiiniiiigs.  Manager Whyte, of tlu* C. P.  R..  is  on a trip ovi.'i-Ur. wi'.-leiu  division  of I  thei;. P. R.  The Doci'tnlier excursions to lhe east,  over lhe U. P. It. promi.su In be the  largest by many hundred*, of tiny in  the his'orv "f llie rti.nl.  * Helpful hints tiithesi*:ii'i!hi>rs:iflt*r  stinit'lhiiig warm for ihe winter, we  have only to iiient-iim C.u-digun jnekets,  Viiriely never so large. liny now.  C. Ii. Iltiine iV. Co.  The choir nl' St. Peter's church are  preparing special music I'or CliriM nius  Day iiieltiiling the well-known ������������������Nuy.-ir-  i*th";nnd the niillieiu, *'0 Rest in the  Lord !"  I If vou ,*m' looking fttrii sititalile  Christtiitis present, see the large display nl. C.iiiiitla Drug to lJ.mk Co.,  Uevelsliikc Slatitin, 11. C.  It. is reported that. 100 l.idie*-_ nre  nbiiiil. to leave New York for the lCInn-  dyki! tn atliniiiisler lei the spirit tiaI tuul  temporal winls nl* the golel .seekers.  Toilet, shaving nntl tn iniciire sets nf  till kitifls and prices at Canada Drug i*o  Ilnnk Cn. Limited, Ue.vel.-,Uike Station,  Ii. C.  .Mr. A. G. M. Spratrge has been on a  business trip to Golden for the past  few days. The Kicking Horse river  has backed ii|i anil flnoeh.'.'i the town  ami about forty nirjii are kepi busy  trying to run thu waLer till*.  Tlie eivie coiiiniit'et* have agreed to  withdraw the petition to the provincial  legislature from circulation until the  provincial ti'.se.-sinent roll is completed  and lignres shewing' Ihe probable  amount of the revenue nf the prnpnsi-d  municipality and the rale of luxation  necessary, can lieoblained.  jMr. 1". Robinson nf the Revelstoke  saw mills nil iirncil from llie east, tin  Tuesday aflei- a three month's alisence.  live weeks of wliich was spent in the  Tti'iinto hospital wilh tin attack of  typhoid fe.ver. The fever pulled Mr.  Robinson down quite :i lot, but he is  pic-king up gradually.  IThere is soiiietliing'diss.ippninting  about having yiuir mind intiile up tn  buy some particular line, and by  leaving It Hi" Inn long someone else  steps in nud secures ymir btirgnins.  Which class are ynu in. Our advice,  get. in llu* front", row. The money  saving in tun- goods is never at Ih'j  expense of quality.    U. I". Hume. & (Jo.  Tho HKTi.M.n has been favored with  ti perusal nf lhe programme, which the  children of the public school will give  on Friday next. Dec. ITlh. in Tapping's  theatre, nnd it is a good one, comprising recital inn-:, choruses, dialogues,  club swinging, snugs by tho little lots  and speediest The programme is being carefully relie-ir.-eil and prepared  tind the eiiteitiiiiiineiit will be well  worth attending.  The Provincial government have  gianied lhe free use of one of the  vacant offices in tne gnvei-iiiiient building to tin* Board of Trade fur .tn o'.Vu-e.  This will give lhe board a "'local habitation.and tl place to keep their papers,  tind form a library and eolleclion of  minerals illustrating the resources of  tlie. country.  Ye-tei day morning Long Qutuig. a  Chinaman, was hror.ght, up before  Cold (.'(iinii)is>i(.mer Graham, ( hai-ged  with stealing two chicken.*, the pro-  pt'i ly of ill*. R. ti. "Viisoti. He pleaded guilty, having in fact been taken  with tlie chic-ktns in his hand and wa-  sentenced to a three month's sojourn  at Kiimlooos, and lo be set ubbud as a  preliminary to the trip down theie.  A belfry tower has been added to the  Roman Catholic cliurcli. A bell will lie  hung as soon as il arrives enrlv next  year, lu llu* interior of the church a  gallery is boing erected, wliich will  cniiinninicale with the tower. theUiwei  part of which will serve, a.- a pinch.  The whole of the work is being given  bv members of the congicc.-uioii.  LARDEAU LOCALS  Mining  an'   Other   Items   of   Interest  from the Trout Lake Topic.  The lllccillownt't, it. i- reported,  math* her lust trip I'm-the season yesterday. Tint Ij'irdeau anti Archer wil I  do all the work for lhe balance of the  winl er.  P. G. McNeil wtis down lrom the  Silver Cup fnr a few days (bis week.  He says the properly is Mill i nut inning tn fttllil ils pi'innis'.'. Thi* work nf  ruwiiiding is still being iutltlstriniisly  carried nn.  Mrs. Conroy anived in Trout  City I't'iini Revclsluke, recently  is visiting her daughter. Mrs.  All win d of tliis place.  .las. Dixon, who has a bond nn the  Silver Queen, tl propel ty in'iir llu:  Great Noilhcrn ami nn the same le.nl.  is cnmiiig iu in a few days to commence wink nn it,  Alex. Munro is down I'rntn Hit  age. lie liti-t seven men hard nl  up there, unil expects to strike nre in  a few davs iinw. lie says lhe indita-  lions are lu'C'ejuiing more promising  as fhu results nf each shnl tire scrutinized.  Dave Hall's barn was burned on  Tuesday evening last. He managed  to save his stuck, but all his hay and  grain stulfs were a ttitnl loss. This is  a haul blow to Mr. Hull its he had .jtt-1  gut his place in shape tn make' returns  nn the lime and labor he has expended un it.  On Thursday evening last tire broke  tint in the resilience nf D. Ij. Clink.  The damage done was very slight, owing to the protiipiliiclc with which ihe  call fnr assistance was responded U) by  t lie citizens. The lire brigade, cannot  be organized Inn quickly as a recur  retire nf the like' mighL not bu coped  with sei casilv.  Big Reduction  Lake  She  Fi ed.  Cnin-  \\ ink  Ready-Made  CLOTHING  R. S. WILSON'S  Merchant Tailor.  Ti  Elba Ji Jr\\ S=a  Tild.Tr'd^lL^ If tit$lid..-, 13u t>H  Qualification of Voters.  fi' yon waul (o kjmw if yon have got.  a vnle for lhe next proviiu-inl eleclion  aud how lo get your name regislcivil  on the vnters' list read tliis. Fnriiis of  application can be obtained al, the  IIkkai.d ollice.  "Qnalilication of voters: British  subject, malt*. 21 years, twelve months  residence iu the province, and in I he  electoral district in which be claims  to vute for two months of that pe.rioel  iinmedi.it.'ly previous to sending in his  claim In v.ii'.-. (See Provincial Voters'  Act,_l~7G. Sue. 1.)  "Kvcry qualilied person slincld wilh-  ont delay apply tn Ihe Collector of  Voters in his electoral district tu be  p.ut un the list (if pcr'ous claiming to  vnle, as any iianie sent in is kept on  this lisl. for two months1 before il can  be put on lhe Register of Vi-.teis. (See  Provincial Voters' Act. 1070, Sec. 0. b,  c)  "Tlie Not ice of Claim' and I he 'Inler-  rngatnrit's' on thu form 'Reglstriit'iin  uf Provincial Voter.-" (which can lie  obtained fi inn .my Culled or of Voters)  must, be lilletl up, be signed by llie  ,-ipplii:a!it and be witnessed. (See Legislative lileclurates and ICiectious Act.  ISIM. Sets. 12-1:5.)  "Transfer lrom one l~!ectnrul District, to un-illiei" : A voter who wishes  tn be transferied iiiust write lo the  Collector of Voters of his elsiclortil dis-  tlict. as follow* : s*  Adtlit'ss. Date. Dear Sir: P:ease  .-tiike my ii.-tuie oil lhe Register of  Veilers for the elc.'l oral disltici. Yours  truly, ttsive christian :itiel -ncnanie in  full, .-il.-ti oltl fulelft���������-.) -lit. must then  (ill up a I'm 111 fnr ���������'"egislr.-itiini of Prn-  vinci.il Vute"-" ami mail it. in tin* Collector of Voters for tin* elect u.tl  district in which lie intends tu vote."  It lias been  predicted  llv tlio lenilliiK rnllro'iel   incti   of  (.'lunula  'Unit U'-'Ve-l-teiki' ������ill  lie emu of tlio live  luiulitiit towns of  Keiiiteniiy.     Its gen-  j;ri'.iiliictil position coiiiiuuiitls II.  If you want to  invest your mon. y  Conic to I'.uvul-'lolcL', nntl  w lieu  ynu settle  ��������� lown. buy your  Onii-urics,  l'loiir, l'ccel  ami I'l'tiVisiote. frtun  HUTCHISON & CO.,  'I'lie bc'tieliug Oroceri.  Harry Edwards,  -  Ta xidermist  The Hi-:n.M.n is  openlng_p:ig(,_s____i____;  in   leceipt   of   th'*  storV-.-ipptuvnllv  by *-omt������ local author. ent!.tlen~T\'.-ui'.t:  a sketch from -1 eal   life.     The sketch  began  in   n   very   lively  -md   i'-'aibible  manoer, and we lcgtet vei y much that j  the liniited space at  our  ih>-po-.iil  will J  not allow us to run it.    If the  author. !  or .-is  we  strtingly suspect  aiitlit>icsu. j  will let. tis  know "how   much  th^rt?  is |  likely  tn  be of   the story, something  might be arranged.  I 1 h i rd  Street,   just   east  School Hous?.  of   the  l'v.  ���������7 Head-, y.:n- _^  i*.rnl    r.:ni:r.t..-'l,  kttviti'.cd :���������>.  . |v-*.-Krveil  ;iroci;ilIy  -~llm  THE PIONEER  PAINT SHOINj  llii'.xnr ." .������������������'eniiixoTox,  I'r.oiMiniri.'iis.  IJp-to-'laleSlKi'.s nnil l-'lne 1'iiperliiuij.lii}.  11 spccinlty. f!rul_jliig, Ilttnlwotiel I'IhImIi-  iut'. Kiilsoihiuiiig nntl (.ictioral llou*,e  l'aiutini..  A. N. SHITH,  Baker  and..  Confectioner  ���������r?j^l .  '.C������^j      and...  Xmas  Cak  cs  a  Specialty  O.-ders D'l  vei  ed  Promptly  -  Wood.! Wood!  Guaranteed Full  Cord Measure  The   tll;e.l_rs.������llpei   11(1.   a   lftj-j-o   snpiilv of  Ile-'itileit!:, Sprtte-G, Pir, tinel I'inc Wtjoil ror  Mile. Any r-er-on requirinir wood will  Itinelly leiiVL' t'neir onlur- Willi Mr. W. M.  l.at\ r.'iu-c, JtevclstnkL- i-tation, ot- with  II. N. Cour-icr, Kr.ini St., KuieKtoke.  7i* tf  FRANK JULIAN  A Shave "���������  A Haircut  A Bi':h  Smoking Tobacco  Chewing Tobacco  Choicest Cigars  Eijr Assortnent    Confectionery. ..Fru'.ts.JEtc.   In the Matter of the Land Act  '.l-He  A '.'ow Veirkcr is at present   in  the  city says the  Vancouver   World,  and  will   interview   railway   people    h'-rt-  anil in Virtnri.-i   with   a   vie������    tn   ac-  cpiiring capital for the projection of a  road fur a "bicycle Irani line" from tin1  coast. In Diiwsnn  City.    The  company  iiiatitifnctui-ing the cars,   rails,   etc..  is  willing in siib-i'iibc   stuck   tn   tie-   extent of si!30l_l.'j*i!t) in support of  ihe  veti-  ttire.     The   cat"Unfiles   published   by !  thecoinp'iny show   ih.*  c:ir-  running,  1111 n single track, which, it i.- s ml will ' el-:  be laiilt along III" tnps nf   the   -tumps ! -i  111 a wtMcb-d country,   with   -in  head tail lu .-leudv the car.  t N".-*'.iot- i** l-.'^rc-lj -ti-.-oii '.lint -iie'"Mcl eir-i.'y.  ! f.f .'-l. I.-:em Jlut .sj.-i:l_-"-. n! tl.-. ii-'-ielc.f  j K./"te?li'-\. tlir- .-1'.',:.'-r nf i-.it 1V.>. 1,?i>*:>. 'llu:  ] K- i'ieni������-v lliitri'';. evtll tutur the i-xy,i--.i:i.>n of  e .tit eia'-s lf-iin'1'.e* f.r-l (.'ibli' fttt'.ti '������' lilt- T.ntie-ti  1 .lepiv to tli-i Chie.f C".jj:tnii-e-:eiT.( r e.f i..-.tK.s tn'I  J Wi.ri* tn.'.r.- =<���������' t:.-:l- '���������! f.n'! tfc uf He.- I.'.i.vl .Vet  \ t.,r tie- e*-:a!>h-!iiii"n* of r. i.i-.t It������- Iii.'li^Hy  te.-.or I*.l i!:".������, ' -re.tn������ 'MP* !.ef,jT-Tiii.% I'1-.trle-t,  i ncri.clillj.' te. ti.e' ;i!nn atlti st-.rv-> ������if tl." -KJ'l  ; r.iK.l  i_.'],ii'!t.-.i tn tii" iM-l.-s. e,| ;),.. <-)>',���������! '-i.ni-  I.l .-s-Io-.l.' - e.f 1 iinel- ,in.) \\ ..-'h-s -it   V'e-'..,i*;_l.  j Dat-'l nt If".������������������J-str.iu-, itrltea l ..hisnl.in, ml.  . ���������*.o\t'[������i1a_r. > ,',.  I A. <,. M   '���������!'!! '.'ie.n,  ; eif i'.<'\t.:s^f,k*. stn:..m. I'..e* .  llin"t        L'"K.'i'vr fur th" -t'.nl ,*���������! i.-l-.ft.'I 'irel-1;.-.  tle-e*    I-    l.e-e-  I   Ir.f'Hl    I.  ���������r .i( I.unil-  .. i e.urel.������t-i- ti.'- .'-i'  '" l-t. l..-n II.--;.-  Notice,  f,M-I>. I1!  The   IlKUAi.I)  begs  in acjknnul.nlge  the receipt of a copy of Twenty Ye.n-  nn   I hi*   iS.i-k,ilih"v..tii    by.   Rev.    \V.  "I'Wtc.n. Hon. C.inori of S,iskntcli"wui.  The  venerable aiilhor.   who   ."..is   tin-  lir.-t missinnci yof I he Anglican chuirh  in Alberlii, tells tbe story of hi- experiences very t.iinply without any fe.��������� nr  prclelision and gives a   very exai 1 picture of life in the Northwest both a- it  was and as it now   is.    The   book   also'  contains some opinions  nn  tbe oiigiu'  nf tlie Indians nf the Norlhwest.which |  are   the   result  of  tin- author's expel i- j  ence   among   !h"m.   and   sonic   vivid,  picture*- of events in the hi-tnty ni lhe |  country  since   Ihe  aiithur's arrival in !  it.      The   perusal   nf   the     book     litis |  afforded ns much pleasure. j  ���������*.���������   t-.M-t'. t'l *.t  -'.e'   iin--*   a.'U'l  ....   ..   tli.' 1 nl. 1 e'.ur.nits'.  ��������� 1   Wlirk-   tei   t,e. nliei-M-.| I'i  . t   Jltllei, silijKt.'.t  Ji.-i.r tu..  . t [.}���������. r Arr'.s* l.*Vv  in tin-  U.-st   Plvi,!'.!! '.I K������iiti-.iiiy OI-i-ii;. I'., i*   iml  1 l.ieir.-tiurtie-ul.irlv-Ii s.'i'iln-el aw f.-li.-.w-.;   e-T.pi-  1 inon.'it'-i: ar t. v"i-t uiii*k������*.I '-Initial t'������-!" ti.mei-  { |"1    at.    til"    s. -.1. [ e.riliT   .if  -Jli-t   I.u.'t;   ill   tte*e-  I r.'.rth J*i t-i.iiit,-; r t... 11- " . <-f vu tii'-.his; '.1,.mi.'.  1-f.nth -ii . litiia-i tit.'tir" ..fst S'l c'.ftin-t������. ;t..-  1 i,i:i" of Ij.'^innine.  r-v;ne>.!)  :.r. cxahv.  1 M   1.  nil Ilea Sl-ritif-s-, r'.tji t...... isi.7 ���������/.���������-letii-t  CT.   Ja..   l&O'ELG-JiJliT,  Toiuoiial Artist,  rKll* T STRI!KT    I5F.VEf>TOKr.  We have a j;ood supply of       '  .  Building  Material  :vxssu'-m- ������������������    "And Lumber  Cut Prkes for Spot Cash.  Call .ind.See us   V/~ Can Fix You   REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  I"������vcIstokc  Station,  B. C.  Agent for the BlickeusclerTer  Typewriter  P. B. VEhhS  Successor to GILKER & WELLS  Dealer in Hats, Caps. Boots,  Shoes, Gents' 1- urnishings. Stationery,  Patent Medicines, Tobaccos and Cigars,  Toilet and Fancy Articles, Fruits, Etc.  POST OFFICE STORE,  REVELSTOKE,  B. C.  VV.  B.  PEASE & CO.  .DUALEKS IN.  GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS  -HAY,   FLOUR  AND  FEEDss  A FINE ASSORTMENT OF TEA, COFFEE, BISCUITS, SOFT DRINKS ALWAYS   IN   STOC  jji-'u  A lurge'couhigninent.of Skates in'nil,stylos and sizes just lo hand.  LAMPS  E very description of Hall. Dining ltooin. Bedroom. Hanging and lhtnkcl Lumps.     Nc.it in design,  'exquisitely, finished, very suitable for Christmas. I'lesonts. ������������������ ��������� /  SILVERl^ARE AND CUTLERY"  Stock in thi'su lines very completer    Silverware tin: best in  the market, especially selected for' the  ~ '"   Christinas trade.  Clauss Goods in gretit variety,    liiusoi's,  Pairng Knives, Uurrti'jatecl Broad Knives, Carving Sets,  *'    Etc., Etc.'' " '    .  E  rare  McCarty Block, Pacific Avenue, Revelstoke Station  ELLIS & GROGAN,  Insurance, Commission and Mining  Brokers.  ArchIs feir Iiie Qviceii Tire Iiisiiraiicc Co., of  Ainor.ca.  I'.el-.rc^elltee! by AV. "Morris, lierel-tnke.        Bull  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE. No. 1658.  - _.  o **  M  ITS'*.    T'rijnl-r tne tings nre he*"  in the  ������W������L Otlel.olnw-'  If II on the se-oo .ft  aril  ^*J^n fnu.-Ui W. eln i elttys eif t:i,ch inoiiih .-it.  itj-i 7::'ripm.    ViaitiiiK^'retliren ejidially  ���������-^- invite 1.  E. Adair, W.M.       T. J. Graham, R. S.  VA  Strictly in the  Itii*-fn_������������������������������ now. T hiw at Ilm i-rysont  time about 1(M> vor.ls of gnoil, dr/  Fir and Hemlock Wood.  Kull in_A-������iiru Rniirnntc'e.l���������prU'CM rlplit.  All orOfM left villi \\\ U. Pciwe A: Co.,  HovcKtcko Station, or at tlie II i.n a U>  DilU'C will rcccivu proiMpt iittentfon.  MM  JAS.  C. HUTCHISON,  Woou ijkam:i! aM> CMutkie.  NOTICE.  Tho mooting h<kl<l in TVtfM^or/s li.iM  on Thm-fifl-iy ihlcIiL Im orar;uir/*������ :i C'on-  S'"i v;itiw A**sof;i;il Umi hc������r������ w,i<������ ;i i-mn*  pldri sucvcbH. A l.tr^c niunhfr <'f <"**i��������� i���������  MTViitivos wre pifftonL ;irul Ihr Asso-  t'ii'iLioii \v;isf>rjr;inizt*fl;uMi ;i roll si^iu-d.  wliilc iiiJihysL'iiL; wonl lo hipnify il.cir  sympathy "wilh Lliu movciticnl ntu\.  flcshv   tu   join    tlif;   nrtfiiirz-it ion,   ;il-  Xnlif''1 i** n(*i''1iy.2ri*.i>T~ thn: p-p^Ii-Mition ivi 11  V>i_! mft<li* to tho 'l.iv'Nl^tiv*"1 a^.thImj ni" iht?  I'rovinr-ti nf British fnlmrhm nr  it-.  r~t">\t  ���������������������*���������������-  -ii'iii, for a  Priv.ii-'   \\'A\  to i:Korf*'>r.iii- a HaiJ  %\itv aiifl t'i>\tr,ii7fitUtzi Ci^nrirtnv tc- hniTiI.������!r_j'j}jji.  ini'inMin  iL������i<l opcr-if'  a  'inc ������>r Sin'"- nf   rul*  ���������amv   fr..in   "o-u'1   liolm   nt -"r** iii'iir tht* ii.fi'i of  -tt "irnb-i n n-ivRation   on   ilw:  sk'";',*t   Ri-"/;  \ \,h'ii\cc- hv lh*; ������������������no'-t f_a*jbl"1 rfi'iti*  f-> *��������� j^n.it at  ' or n-'.ir tin- Y*'lIo>\ Hpfttt   i't-u-1-, or in tti������- ak'-r-  I native to ������������������ * 11 -_��������� - ;_.oir.r   -r. t'i(- %>m-t'Tn  lifiiin-flary  ! f)i iii*1 I'm*, inn* oi ItriTi-h  fnlutnlna hy w-yuf  | i-Ii'^  I,fn,jiii[>   Iti\- r, witli po,--T To i'~:fi',iil "th������r  ! mouth of th-i :tvi'l *--I<(,n*ia Iti'. ,1r; *irW ft!-"������ to  I ni^iiriri-" aii'. cmj,f������u- T rno cmmpanv tr#  buihl  fr^-ni ���������tune io tinci- bri'iscH l4n- ^ (o fi-ir/nin-r  ; LiU'l-i nnd to pr>ni[is nf iniii"- i-uul ciiit ������������������'Htra-  [ tor^ from nny of tin- hIh-vc ;ncJilii������:)e'I Wit**' of  ' railway--, ^'ich l������rar.r'h l(n<-- not to n* ii*i*i!  ! tliirtv " mi'm-j m Ni'i'i; *.\ii!i f-o-i-.-T (o lifilrl  ! tflo^'niph iiti'l tcU't'icni" liin"*^. i.n'I m Mqui]!  ! nti'l fii'cr.itc tlu* waio ruli'-vav ait'l it-* l������riiiii'i***-*,  j -in������l to ert-f r hti*1 Tiimntaii) all n- ("���������"���������ttrv work--  J tor ihe L'cn^nJti'tn and tran>,ini--.ion  of'i'lcflrj-  fity nr po-.v-'r wilhin t'H- an*n of (Iim f>v������''r������'t'on'-  of *tlj������*   ",ai/|   Company, and   power   i������>   l-nll-l.  riifiifi*-nin   t������u'l   op-'rnr^^p.w hftr* * *���������'. 'do** !���������** nti'l  Doors  Sash  Turnings  Mouldings  TRY   THE   NEW   YARD  Arrowhead Saw & Planing Mills  Revelstoke Agents:   PIPPY  Sc'jWRIGHT  ]s found by Housekeepers   avIio   use  ,-tsm^gt  "^M^  Mc dairy's Famous Stoves  iii cold weather.  We cun save you money on  Ileatinj; and Cooking Stoveh. It  will pay you to call and examine  our stock.'  BOURNE BROS/ Stoves and Hardware,  REVELSTOKE STATION.   "  l3  Dealers in all kinds of  M^_?IL-lJB>i������  wmm^twn^  Ci- ������ ,1 ���������_. ^ 1,^. TV ^,, _, -s Tnhli! ftiriiished with the choicr-st tin  \if)CX>\Ci\ft\ iiniKf" u>a.k.;t,.,trords. IlestWincf.. Lit|ii(.r:  vJt*-/"^i"_./l<JiAAI      11UUJV/   .-,,,,1 (!iga.v.    Lui-gt* light hed  rooms  join    iiift   organ "/..it urn,   ui-|  though itnalile t o his   'ire-eiit.    A   pro- | ''/".'."ly^Ht^. -,..���������.n"iill������, mVei iweiuirc ������ate*r i-rivi-  vi.uionnl c-eiiiiiuiltee has liceri nyipuuiled i le-e;..-, t., i-���������nsirti'-i <lti'in, IIiiiik"-. <���������!��������������� . fur im  to drtnv up hy-ltiws and  hold olTice till ' ,,r"  the nrst .-niiiiml meet ing.    As  soon   in-. [JU.I1|. ., ]|h rili,K,u ., _n,.Bln,,n,lt- .,r otn-r. nm  the hy-Ia\vs nave. Iieen draltcil unoi her j j,._. , nn,\  f.)r nil   r.tliur teunl nnel ii.ie-.snry  meet ing will lie held. < "<ins_i-viit i% ���������������������.  who wib'n to join |1k'ii.s.-.oi i.il.ioiishniild  either lie |irc.-.i'nt tit. tlitit incl ittg or  liand in their natuc.-i to the sec rclnrv,  -Mr. AV. G. l'.ixtou.  I.r'ivins iitcl   ineire-,isini_; th.- \������, itit-r pri\ ile-e_;e-s(  ,(S j tin.I     tei     intikc     trnfile    e.p    e.*hi-r     nrr.111^"-  i [jti'tit  i J.'lllH'  ,    .......  p.iv.e'r-.. r.-tht-eir pre.i|<--:e'j fe.r tli������-  inirpeisc r.f  ., rniU.tL.v tin'! roieini/'itimi e'e.iripiiny.  tiODWKi.i.. ii:Vi.*ce. .v mi r.  !        ^eilie'ite-rs  feiri.'.pplle'iinis.  Vli-teirin, 15. 1'., 21th y.ivc-tnli-r, j\.li. lW.  .le-,- 1 fit w  j. Albert Stone, Proprietor.  glll'rl.     i,ui-gij Ugh  llatf-s: Sl.OD.-iilny.    -Monthly r.itc*.  Ti) secure ono of those desirahh*.  lots CHEAP on ti'ie C. to K.  Steam Navigation Co.'s site*.  Doul. wait till the hootn hits  the; town in the spring like ,i  cyclone, hut BUY NOW.  HAIG & CRAGE,  ���������Sole Agents.  Funeral Directors and Embalmers.  Upholstering anil itepnir "Vork a Specialty. Mail Orders given Prompt Attention.  ORGAXS AND PIANOS.  Agents Ior Raymond "ijwing Mae'liinc, Miiniifnctitrors' Life Insurance Society, Union Fire  '    Insurance Co., Provincial Biiileling"& I.oan j'issociation.  ���������EEVELSTO-KE    STATI02ST,    .B. C.  THE.  Kootenay  "Lumber  Co  Limited.....  ._  ��������� Liability.  All Kinds of Rough and .Dressed  - LUMBER  r  At the company's store is carried a full  stock of General Merchandise. Miners'  Supplies and Outfits at close rates.  COMAPLIX, B.C. ro- A.*,-���������,**-*-.  TElstOK_l.ru TO COKATLnC.  R. TAPPING,  Agent for -Revelstoke  .-,. ii.-,..  sm

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