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 >  s  *".  -_'"l  J-""/  <���������-������.-������  s  ��������� -i ���������  --* ^-?-'-'"\    _������  ^  -ISSUED   T\V"IGE-J^-"V^EEIC���������'VvrE3I)lsrES3D^"2"S    ___.3-T:D    SA.TTJ^^X)^._Z"S-  Vol. II.    No.    es.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY  23, 189S.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  J^^(-e������c___g3^eac_:-_-?.���������SS?������c^  ��������� a ft  I Hudson's Bay  Company   i  [ Ini onronATCD 1C70  W  The   Most   Up-to-Date   Outfitters ft  1  fe  gj ���������     in Western Canada. p  1       ���������   "- i  S) Intending ~~rc_ipecle>r__ should write us Q  .������, for one of our new ToMers, which v  jQ contains au excellent Map and an R,  W estiinntc of   the   probable co*t of a (J.  ,\ complete out.'it for the Golel l'lold*. -s  I .                                 I  W        Hudson's Bay Stores,     k  Calgary. R.  hi  ?3*?S!SS^&^?--3?~~S!3-~~3-5S^^a'^  Calgakv, Keli. 1. 1S0S.  Haig'   &.   Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  tveistoke  Townsite  ��������� MINING, u  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE & SCOTT,  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries^Public, &c.  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of Canada.  Front St., Revelstoke, B.C.  \V. White, Q. C. J. >f. Seen, li."A.;T. L.1).  JAMES  MURPHY, B..A..  Barrister,'Solicitor, Etc.  Ollice:   Con nn Block.   P.O. ~~o\ lf.8."  Third St., Revelstoke. B.C.    .  HARVEY & M-CARTER,  "  Barristers,   Solicitoi s.    Etc.  Oflice*:   Volsnir- l'.i'.nk ltlne-k.  Third Street. Revslstoke Station,   B. C.  ELLIS & GROGAN .  Insurance. Commission .and   Mining  ' " ��������� ���������   -Brokers,  Cr.lf;'ary,' Alta;-'  Agents for the e)i-.ci'u  I'i-e In-nr-iii. Co.,of  - Air.crii'n.  ���������������������������llcpresenteel-by-AV .-Morris, I.evcl*.tcil_e._^=---  iiavk :~i~c!~ivi"~- snvcitAb  CAKI.OADS_Ol-'  Staple .Groceries,  Flour and.Feed,���������  And nre in a position to quote  PRICES   that are  bound to soil.  Full Lines Gf Hardware "  Full Lines of Crockery  Prospectors!   Miners!  Come nnd  see wliiil we'\e got   in  lino.   We liinl.e ai|icLinlty of tin*, I  nud c*iiii lit you out I'liie'kl)  nnd nt  I.ru es. "     '  "���������Agents for   your  rmli',  right  ���������l^(a������_*R agues'  fi_83������S?KP mcianTe;  :5HS_raiJ' !;S6������-i:=us.-*������m>?_.  ���������V?������ilh&������3&gtC="������.-ju.j--.i.-i> -iiui  ��������� ci~^iati{g������'KS'-.liO".''".. Jf'~t..  We lia.e nt our nin^n/.iiie-. nt Revelstoke nml  'I homson's I.i'.uditig, a complete sioe-k of ev-  plosives, caps and fuse, fur sale nt wholesale  nud retail. _    .  - THE GIANT FOWDER.CO.,  Victoria, B. C.  GROGAN   &   CO.,  General Agents.  (Successors to .1. 1). Sibbald.) v  Insurance. Real Estate, Mining, Loans.  Olllco-   l'irst .trcet. nc\t  to XV. It. I'ea=e ������.- Co  Cede Moruing nnd Neil.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wcod   Dealer  and  Drayman.  Prnvlng nnd dell\ery work a spee-Inlty.  Trains iiImiim on bund nt ������liorte*.t notice,  fi.niriii'ls for j.il.liing inki'ii.      -  Agent fur the standard Oil Company.  Notice.  All persons hnvlng clnluis npnlnst Mr. A. G.  >l. Spragge, bnrrister, late of llewlstoke. nre  requested to.scud particulars of their chum*,  to the undersigned In cure of Molsons Hank,  1!evcls,o.:eS.������tfi.,i,l..e:.Kop  MfCAnTEni  jiilS tf Follcltor for Mr-., bpragge.  Application For Land.  Notice is herebv given that GO days after date  I lutein! to applv lo the Chief Commissioner of  Lands nnd Works for j cmir-slon to purchase  SM acre*, mure or le������s, of iin*urec\eil land,  piirtof which was formerly preempted but nou  iibnniloiK'il bv Arcbille Levesque ami situate  on Downie Creek, Dig liend district and des*  e-ril.e.l ns follows: Commencing at n post at  X. K. corner of Terguson's laud, marked >.!���������..,  Ihciice north SO chains thence west .0 chains,  thi'iii- south 80 chains, thence east 40 chains,  cemtaining IKS) acres, more or less.  Oro. Lafoiuif. -  Re. elstokc, 11. C, June fi, ISIS. iliingB  C. B. Hume & Co.,  Sole   Agents,   Kevelstoke   -tiituin. nnd~1 rout  <-    - f.nke City, IS. C.  House -Furnishings  Just receHcet direct from Scotland.  If you will i nino nnd leiok nt our   iii;ussi:i,--!     ^   T.\i"i>ritY    f -ornate   weioi :   LdlUtl*-   Maori      JAI\.NI_Si: IlUfiS AMI __i~'.\iti:s  fS^e--  --__s3~  t  Bring  Your  Prescriptions  To  Us  Pick people can't nftord  to take nm clinni es wbi'ii  hnviiigpri'i'i'lplii'iis lllpd  We take purlli-uhir prlitc  In keeping ourstock pure  nnd in glvlng.exlrn e-iirc tu  tlie I'oiiipoiinillng of prescriptions. There's nolli-  ing InncvnlKiiitoiir prli-cs  ���������a fair prulit Is nil we  want.  Chas. E. -.Reid & Co.  r������vs>-  -O^  WOOL SQl'ARKS  ri.oo lt it tins  COCOANTT  MATS  You will he plcnsed.   And don't forget thnt v.c  have a  Ful) Range of Linoleums  AlsoI.ACE CUUTA1XS, AKT JIUPIjIXS,  TOWr.IjPnnd TOWr.T.I.I.VG, III.KACIIED  anil USnrXACIIKD TABLE LIXEN,  Htc, Ete.  Dry Goods  A Pile ns*ortinout.  Boots and Shoes  Hlggc*t nnel be'st assortment in the town  j\u.i remember to ask to see our !ine=of  Straw and Felt Hats  Nothing but  facts, are what  we place   before   3'ou,    No  .   rhctoiical  bombard   needed  to fell our good..  Men's Furnishings  Men's B-tlbriggan underwear, Ave've the best, value  in the city at ������l,f.5 per suit.  Hen's Socks  A   special   line of seamless  . foot  cashmere  socks';   well  -xva   used   t_    1hit>k ... them  clipap at 40 cents, but j'ou  .can have theni now for 25  "cents. -"  Me.n's-Neglige.1 Shirts" '  . Sevei'iil of our fine "lines ' ot  ' 82.00 inarked down to'Sl 50  each to make' an unusua1!^"  fine. line. ' Th's week for  ������1.50- * Other prices also  will bring pp'cial value.  Men's Neckties  . o  Wc always lead' in this  department, See our '35  =^~-cen t~l i ri cr i n~Rb wsr^Derby"  and ClubF, a grand range of  " patterns, and shapes at 35  cents.  You Look Better  in a Hat that becomes you  than in one that does not.  It makes a greater di (Terence  than any other article of  apparel can. Itistherefore  important thatcy'ou should  patronize a Hatter who can  ' show you the largest possible  variety of seasonable shapes.  The Right Kind of Hat  for this sensbn is perhaps  what 3*ou are looking for.  We Have It  give us a call, we can suit  you.  Wo \\Ul,������c.l  ������vt  rnrk  bottom  prices nnd will  crj t������> ploa<"o \ii������.  C. B. Hume & Co.  Kevelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City, B.C.  Sle  ���������1?  A   Delig-htful   Resort   on   the  Arrow Lakes  A  TRIP  INTO  THE  LARDEAU  A Descriptive and Captivating- Letter  by Rev. W. F. Sipprell. B. A., B. D.,  Principal of - Columbia College, on  This Favored Section of Norlh  Kootenay From Arrowhead lo Thomson's Lauding".  [Written Specially for lhc Ifrii.\i i>].  Au-owheail is a delightful ri'siirl nn  the Arrow Luke, nn the tei minus of  the R-'vrlstol.e anil Arinwlie'iul r.til-  way. Feu-siiiicrli scenery it sin passes  the femele'st elreanis of Uie teuirist anel  fiii'iii.shes the most "linmeliku are-iiin-  moelatiiiii i'or the tired lnain ami llie  weary he.irl. It is the place eif em-  liarkmcnl for lhe tiiminq ilislricts of  Trail "ind Hnssltiml. via lhe palatial  ss. l~.o*-sl mrl anel Koote.i.iy. These  cli'K.infc paint es are iiwncel anel uiu'i--  ati'el by the O.P.R.-and are models of  neatness^ and eli-g.tnii'. - ThiMigli-  sniallt'-i" in size than the steamers of  larger wateis, theyequal -inytliino;  afloat in the "accouinioil.iliim Ihi-y  Furnish lo travellers: This mm nintr  Lorel Aberdeen left , An nwheail via  sti'iuiK-i' ]lo*-.**l.-ind for th" elistriets  above mentioned, as'a pari nl (he  countvy he is visitinfc on this' his  farewell visit, to this pieivinte. We  are prone! ol"e>tu- sovei ei'jfii Queen  Victni ia. but nol less proud eif her  noble-, ffe'iii-roiis and devotee! represen-  tutives in this coimtrsvJLoiil anel L-nly  'Abpiele'cn. ' It'is wilh a. lai"_ce~de'__ri'e'e  of saelness that we ."intie-ip.ite tlieir  depart nre 1'ioin eiur errand Dominion,  but shall    t'vei"  hold   in   fonel' i"i'!iiein-  r   - _- , S  lii'inii'-p the two .represent!!I ive-s .of  J [er IM.-iji'sty who have shown sue-h  deep interi'sl in .and ni.iiiifesle"el sueh  kind sympathy lowaiel h"r inlere'sts  nnel those of lhe people1 in this the liiyit  coleiny e.f Ilrilain's vast de'inaiu. SX'e  wish all .possible sue ccs-i in national,  social .md private life to Loid Aberdeen, whom we have learned tei love  anil tin niij_;h w Iinni 've enjoy even a  liiilhei- e'stitnatioii of llie virtues of our  noble Queen.  The C.P.R. liitve heie in the person  of Mr. JMeCre.try. one of the meist  c.-neful and oblieriiif. np;enls in hei  ciii])leiy anil is a man of such push und  energy Ilijil.he.deserves  any  position  of trust and responsibility that cills  for a nian of the gie.ilesl I'lliciency." In  hotel accommodation one', is more lliaii  surprised. The lending holel, the  L.iki'view, kepi, b}' Sir. J. .1. l~olej-,  is indeed ������ creel'.t I n ils propritleif 'and  to the country lo which it caters.  Situated al. the base of Ihe e'liff, whose  sheer rocky face- lowers a thouvtnel  feet teiwards the heavens, it overlooks  a stretch of emeralel green water  toward the hilK growing el.ii ker .in  their purple Inieas (he-y recede. Thcy  ni"p not so giitiit-like as the Rockies or  Selkirk r.ingo.s where the gre>al C'.P.K.  linds passage, lint Ihey seem in their  gentle slopes from (lie blue above (o  the mingled blue and gree-n of the  lake below, more restful, .more peace'-  fill, more dear. From the balcony of  this hotel such a, view eit mountains,  sea nnel sky is seen, as lingers fondly  in the memory of every poetic soul  and becomes to the lover of nature "a  thing of beauty and jeiy feirever."  No orii" visiting Airowheael should  fail to spe'iul a short, lime, on tho  balcony of the L-ikeviewJiotel viewing  this charming siene anel afli'i-w/trils  regale himself in the hotel eliningroom  where the most fastidious appetite  may be sati*.I!eil. Tliere aie) stores  with excellent supplies .mil all here! te>  render life pleasant and enjoyable to  him who nmy be seeking :t house or a  te'inpeu.iry lesting place, somewhat,  remote from the spends of "Life's  stein struggle."  Ileieisa. house for sportsmen, for  fish .uiel game abound; a house for the  geoleigist and inineiulotrist. for the  roi ks nn fold their pages here anel  mineis abound on every hand; a home  for the tout ist and mountaineer, for  the hills aie easy of access aiul within  .���������ishoit distance' eif the le-wn, anil a  home for the painter und poet, for all  is here' in cloud and slope and lake  lli.-il will ravish the >*iiul given to song  and cull foi- the most delicate colors of  lhe palette and the fiiie'sl and gcntli _,t  louches of the brush. Il seems to me  lhat Titian. Kaphae], Dore nntl Millais  must t-ome hack lo us lo do justice  to  those dissolving cloud banks hoveling  like some angi'lie picseiioe over the  deep bine ct'e-ls of the distant hills  and thai lhe spii il lifeofa Tennyson,  a Longfellow, a WhiHier, or a Jloove  uiusl pn.sse-.-s eine who is linlel enough  to sing llie charms ol lhis enile.uing  upnt.  TIIOJI.SOS'S I,\KI)INli  Thomson's L'liiiling was a mo-t  e-.'-iilivaling sight, sueh a coveted spot  for situ.ilion. Al the head of a hike  of silvery sheen which makes a gi.tei1-  fui arch amid the towering hills, lie's  Lhe lillle village, lovely in ils verdant  background, calm and ijuiet in repose.  Far above its loftiest dwellings rise in  gentle slope tht; migliLy hills, wheiie  breasts are coveied will) foliage, and  em whoso rocky bosoms i-esl���������even  cleiwn to the vei y houses on Lhc .shore,  the snowy clouds eif Lhe sky. They  .seemed like the wings of ."nigels spiead  over thin charm of n.il lire ie-L it might  sulTei" violi'iii-e nt the linnds of man.  Between lliooe outspiead wings one  saw Lhe loft y snow e lowni'd summits,  .md Ihese.-.wilh the heautil'itl vapory  clouds, gave to us a feeling of pi olec-  Lion. purity anel peace.  Thomson's Landing is the nucleus  of a thiivlng mining lown. It po-  ssesses good ai'i-tinimoilation foe tr.iv-  e-lleis, eonsieieriiig ils newness anel its.  dist.uue fieini main lines of railway.  Tl   is  easily i-oaehed  by   lhe   steamer  flleiillew.U't. coinin.'ineled by Captain  Hughes, a thoroughly experienced  navigator, who has s tiled the seas of  the old and new worlds, and who is an  int ere sling cor.vcr=alie)r.,ilisl fen' all  who meet him. This country, delightful in its scenery and big iu its possibilities, is di'Slincd lo become one of  the foremost pai ts of British1 CJi'lmn  bin. Near Thomson's L-inding is lhe  small 1ml pushing sei lies upnt of  Cnninpli ., the model ii,siU''of L.irele.-ui.  The Umber resources .ilmuly lhis--part  of the lake seems "almost unliiniled.  magnilitent'ce'dars e overing in dense  forests the hillsides far and near..  Rkv. XV. F. Sirpin-ix. I3.A..B.D.,  "Piiiu-ip'al of Columbia College.  New'Wi'sl miiisli'.r, IJ.O.  Arrowhead, July20, 1S93.  GOLD FROr KLONDIKE  Another   3oom   is   On   in   the   Coast  Papers.  Tin-:  hisigi'it SIDE.  Anv man   who could   have sloeitl in  the United States Ass.iy  ollice;  up  on  Ninth     avenue.   Seattle-,   from     four  o'clock one afternoon lei half past  ten  ���������it   night   without   getting   the   gold  fever, anil getting it bad,   would  have  made a fit  volunteer  for  the  Roman  Legion. - TTe-woulel-liave  dese-rveel  lo  Kootenay's Resources Neglected  Spokane papers do more in one  issue (owaids placing the resouices of  IvonLi'iiay befoie the wm let than our  own coasl papers do in a month. IT  ( he roast papi i_i would take the s-uin.  inleresL in Lhis solid poi tion of the  piovince as Ihey elo in wild-caL mining  schemes it would be heller -ill round.  Card of Thanks  The olliceis anil members of Kiie  111 igade No. 1 desire (o Lhank lliinugh  lhe columns of the Ili:it.vi)D the Revelstoke Draim-itic Club for Iheir kind  donation of $2Ti. the same being part  of the pinceeds of the enli'i'taiiiiiient  given by the club on the night of  .Ttinc&Slh. the same being received by  ine on lu-half of lbe In igade from Mrs.  Ileum anel Mrs. Atkinson.  A. .MoI.aB,  Chief Fii-p Biigndc, No. 1.  Revel-Loke. July 2S. 1S0S.  New Postal Note Service  The decision of the Dominion government, to introduce pn.lnl note  serviee is highly commendable. Postal  notes will be a gie.iL convenience lo  the .public. People fi-eepiently want,  (o send sums of money by letlei- and  have useel the money oulor system  extensively because; it was the h.-ind-  iest. Hut money' oideis while safe  enough take sueh a time to issue and  there is sei much i ed tape about theni  al. both ends of the line that business  men have come to re-gnrd them as a  ncci'ssivv nuisance'. The postal note  is ehenp and simple anel -roiiveniotiL  anel will save a loi of bother.  .     MINERAL LOCATIONS,:  .' . v -       "LOCATIONS *  '  -      .-  '".lily 10.���������Ninety-Right, locateel by  13. Me-Bean. The claim is situate on  the north side nf Carnes Creek, about  0i miles from Columbia river and  adjoining the Annie SI, on fhe south  side'. 1,000 fe'eL I o le'f land 500 feet to  right of location line.  July 20.���������Golden Harvest, located hy  W. J. Thompson. Tlie claim is situate  on the.north Mele; of Isaac c������eek. 12  mile's from Wigwam, adjoining the  Heele-r, on the east side. 1,000 feet  lies to right and 500 feet to left of  location line.    Recorded July 22.  July 20.���������Emerald, located by A.  Thompson... The claim is situate on  Isaac creek, aeljoining the Golden  Harvest, on cast side. 1.000 feet lies to  left and 500 feet, to right of location  line.    Ree ended July 22.  'dills or .SALIC  he s(.itued in bronze and have written  on the pedestal: " Breathes llieie; a  nrm with soul so dead?"  There was  gold!   GOt.nl!   ooi.nl! 1  Boxes full���������bags full���������scales full ���������  kell.es Tnll!  Sixly thousand ounces of (he dull,  ye-llow stuli'. .ircording to the figures  of Dr. Cabell Whii ehead. chief assayer  for the United State's Government,  when the last sm k had been emptied  on to the great lir.is-i scales-, nnd he  pulled down his sleeves and epiit work  at twenty-five minutes past ten o'clock  Tuesday night.  And when the last galvanized iron  bucket hail been carried inlo the sei'*  ond big safe (for the gold was ponied  fiom Ihe scales inlo foiii-ei.i.ii-L and  Iwei-epiatL buckets) nnel He .id_Ass.-iyer  Wing shimmed lhe poneleioiis doors,  shut and turned (he combination  around, there was locked away behind  then) just fifty thousand ounce's of I hi'  stuli'. Fifty theiiisand ounces of golel  are worth, at the least estimate, sei en  hundred and fifty thousand dollars.  In aunt her and .smaller safe, whith  slooel close by, were ten thousand  ounce's more', individual deposits,  making a sum total of nine hundred  thousand deillars for one day's work.  Minted that would mean ninety  thousand $10 gold pieces.  thi: otiii'I" sid:~  The mostjhardeiied miner eloes not  hesitate to s,-iy lhat all the wealth of  lhe Klondike is hardly nioie than  compeiis.iLion for the life that must be  led in winning a share of it. The  dread disease scurvy i.s prevalent iu  every nulling camp in the Yukon  valley. It has been the natural result of poorly pit-pared victuals and  inadeepiate pri'p.n.ilinn for the told or  nit en Lion lo personal cleanliness.  Fresh meat being a practical impossibility. Hit* Yukonor falls hack upon  the inevitable canned goods. To erne  accustomed lo the appeal ante of well-  groomed .men the emaciated anel careworn aspect of those fre'.li from the  interior is most noticeable.  April-"!2.���������Mountain OTTof. sitiiuTe"  about 8 miles uort h of Revel, teike. em  Eight-Mile-creek, S. L. Bate to Vandall, consideration Q123.  Dec. Vi,��������� Coronation, Jubilee, Clondike, situale on C.irnes ci eek. F.  Me Cai ty, C. H. Temple, .-ind John D.  Boyd to the Carnes cr^ek Coiisolielated  Gold Mines, limited liability.  A pril 27.��������� Florence, situate on Kelly  creek, a tributary of Carnes creek,  James P. Kelly to Chas. E. _ Ail.tin,  one-half interest. u  {.May M.���������Alice Frnclion, situate on  Ground Hog Basin, on divide between  McCullough and Fiench creeks. L.  Mac(_uillan to D. II. Wilson, of Vancouver, B.C.  May 30���������Last Chance>. situate on  Keystone mountain, at the head of  Keystone t reek. Win. Mori is to II.  N. Comsier, consideration $100.  June 8.���������Haul P.m. situate on  CJarties cieek. John D. Boyd and J.is.  Vv'. Vail lo John W. Emerson, of New-  York City.  June 20.���������Kingston, situate on L-ike-  vie-w, mountain, near Downie creek,  Wm. Cowan to T. Gi.-ih.-nn, one-lfnlf  inli-ri'-t. consideration, S.VK).  July 4.���������Kingstone. situate iin l_nke-  view mountain, W. Cow an to T.  Graham, tonsieler.it ion, S-wO.  July 11.*��������� ytianbcig Fraction. _i*'u-  ale on the headwaters of Downie  creek, Charles Steinberg to the Gold  Fields of Britisb Columbia, limited,  consideration. ������500.  July 20.���������Doiolhy, sntmile at the  head of Camp creek, Horace M. Daly  to the London and 11. C. Alliance  Syndicate, limited.  July 50.���������Naomi, situate about hnir  a mile we'at of Last Chance cabin.  McCullough creek. C'h.ts. Ii. Hamilton  to the. Loudon and I_. C. Alliance  Syndicate, limited.  'July 20.���������Cicely, situate about one  mile west of McCullough creek Tunnel  Co.'s'. shaft hoii*e, McCnllo.igh creek,  T. Mayue Daly t o the London and B.  .C. Alliance Syndicate, limited..  THE CITY AMID THE HILLS  A Visitor's  Opinion  of __e-felstoke, Its  Scenery and Business Men  Morning.-  noon     and     night,-  the*  sunshine and .the storm   lias each lUr  part to play in adding new charms to  mountain  scenery.     To the sight-seer  each period has its distinctive features  that lend a peculiar  delight,   and   no  one has gathered all in   store   for him  until he has witnessed  the   rising sufi  Lipping  lhc   distant   mountain peaks  and making them to gleam like shafts-  of polished  silver, ot- seen  those hills  when  mellow twilight settles o'n their'  snowy breasts, or when   gathering in  lhe mountain  passes there comes (he  storm   rushing down  the valley with  increasing fence   anel   sweeping along  the hills  that  seem   to   smile at tho   .  feeble efforts   of  the   storm to sweep  them from  Iheir everlasting   found-i-   -  lions.     Perhaps at no one spot can all  ihese changes in mountain scenery Iw  so distinctly seen as   in   the   cily   of  Revelstoke, situated on the   Columbi.-i  river where it- is crossed by that great-   ,  est   of    trans-continental    lines,    the  Canadian Pacific..   It is a'city of phe- -  nonienal growth, of bright  pl-ospects  in its  commercial   and - mining inter-   '  e;-ls,   containing    a     people   fulf .of  enterprise, puali and zeal.     All   deno-  '  iriinatiohs   find' representation, here,*  und the cause of leligion  is vrell sus-  *.  tnined.    Gooel public schyeils. excellent  hotel   accommodation, and 'a  strong  press    influence   are-"found 'in   this?  .rapidly   gio'wing  city. -  The leading"  paper is  the- Rkvelstokk   Hekald,  published   by A. Johnson, and is certainly :t credit to the.liusy" tow'n.    For   ?  scenery all is here.  -The   Columbia,' ������,  .which has left the railway' at Beaver'"  some 00 miles east of^ here to,make.a    .  long., torn-  i:oithw'..rd, , is'now found'-"  flowing south   through   Kootenay. toward its home in the se.i far away in'_  the western states of the republic. - A  few miles south of heie it widens  into-  the     beautiful' Arrow   lakes, H whose-- t  beauties rival   those   of   Swilzerlane.  and of sunny France-   'Looking down  the valley" of .the Columbia one sees ���������"  the'lofty   monntains "on   either side-  flung like   barricades, a sm-e and certain protection to- tfre city below.    Ou  the left are the peaks Tilley anet Mackenzie, tipped wilh stio.vl while to'thi-  right rises the summit of Mount Beg-   -  bio. carrying a mighty glacie^r on its- :  breast.   "While I am writing a rushing '.-"  wind   sweeps   down  the valley, whiles-  on the snowy brow oT   Bt'gbie rests it  fleecy cloud, so light and airy anil alt ���������  unmoved  by the storm below.     Quiet  and  peae-efnl are   those   lofty peaks,-  although  the vale below may be con-  i      * ^",  ^ *. _  vulsed in storm. Atlown the mountainside   are   avenues   of   trees  between  which lie-carpets   of   green, marking  the one time march of the desti-oying^  av.-ilanehe.    Turning now to the right'"  anel looking west-ward, one sees Eagle",  pass, tliroiiuli which the railway finds-  un escape fiom its mountain   fastness.-  and hurries on   toward   the busy life?"  awaiting ns at the  coast, hundreds of"'  miles, nwav.      Just   now   a   storm is-  sweepine ilown  the   pass toward the  city.     "What a mighty contrast!     Orr  the right the storm, dark  and   thre.lt-  ening.while on the left, beyond Mount  Bcghie. the mountains aver tfppwl with-  shafts   of    sunshine.   - Jfow   typical !-  How   sutrgi'stive'!     The   storms  how-  like the life of   man:   the   lofty hills  how Ihey speak   of   God.     Man's life.  so mixed with turmoil and confusion/  bill   above   our   darkness,  our'night,,  our contusion and om- storm,  StHueleth Ooif, thc-prcat Crontlnr,  Keeping lefttch aix>\e His own..  The storm cloud   gathers   still   more'.  It., over dm kening aspect biings into-  more  delightful   contrast   the snowy-  summit, where  Thonph round its brenst the rolling clomli are-  -prctul.  Eternal sunshine "settles on its heart.  T left the city of the valley willi"'  kindly memories of the hospitality of  its people and the cordial reception'  they accord to the travelling public,  lint" perhaps ns firmly rooted in ray  mind will be the lesson the hills  taught- me of the mightiness of the'  eternal. * )  Anil I -uniled lo thint Hod"! greatne-n  S-lio������ ed runnel our ine"oniplotcness  Round our restlc������siies-i His rest.  Revelstoke accommodates the most  fastidious traveller. At the C. P. K������  station .Mr. John Savage iprovielbs an"  excellent meal to satisfy the most  exacting. I. met many people of.  friendly and kindly Ue.iiiiig. Rev. S.  J. Thompson, the popular ^minister of  the Methodist dimch.Rev. T. Menzies  of the Presbyterian church, anil many  enterprising business men, Messi-s.  Hume anel Linelinai k, the leading merchants. Mr. R. S. Wilson, the fashionable tailor. Mr. Howson. the enterprising furniture dealer. Mr. Loverinjc.  who is openings a fb*h and fruit emporium, Mr. Reid. tlie pushing druggist,  Mr. A. Stone lhe proprietor of the  popular Oriental hotel, Jlr. Mt-Taggart.  the mo-st successful public school  principal,.nnd many othws- who will"  have a large������ share in building up thtJ-  promisiiig city of Revelstoki-.^  Rev. XV. J. SipritELt, B.A.. BID..  Principal Columbia College,  New Westminster Revelstoke   Herald  Published is interests of  Revelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lako  lllecillewaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Eagle Pass llistriota.  EMERGENCY BATION.  JOHNSON.  .Proprietor.  A Semi-Weekly Jonrnal. published in tho  Interests of Rovelstoko and the surrounding  district, Wednesdays and Saturdaj s, making  _loeest connections with all trains.  Advertising ltates: Display ads, 91.SO por  columnioch. ?2.00perinch whenlnsortedon tltlo  pago. Lofral ads.. 12c pir (nonparoil) lino for  first Insertion; 80 for each additional losortlon.  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NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  SUPPlyieS CARRIED BY EACH SOLDIER  IN UNCLE SAM'S REGULAR ARMY.  1. All correspondence must bo legibly  written on one side of the paper only.  i. Correspondenco containing personal  matter must bo signed wilh tl.3 pr per name  of the -Titer. . .���������      . , .  3. Correspondence with ruferenco to nnj  thing that has appeared in another piper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper before it can appear in The Hekald.  SATURDAY.        JULY   23,  1S9S.  A  POLICEMAN  IS  DROWNED  Sad  Accident   at    Macleod���������Constable  Scudamore Drowned.  Macleod is the scene of a very deplorable accident accompanied hy the  loss of Constable Scudamore, one of  the most popular members of the  N. XV. M. P. force stationed there.  It appears that on Wednesday last  with some acquaintances Scudamore  went for a swim in the river just  above the mill. During the swim he  became separated from his party and  went some distance down the river.  'A sudden cry for help brought, his  comrades to the spot but he hael  disappeared and was not seen again  alive. It is supDosed that a sudden  cramp caught him and rendered him  powerless to keep afloat or to stand up  as the water is less than four i'i et deep  in the place where he was drowned.  The bodv was not recovered until the  following morning. The deceased was  a general favorite nnd had made epiite  a number of fast friends. He leaves a  wife and family in England to mourn  his untimely end. A house was in  course of erection_,near tho barracks 111  wnich it was the intention that his  family who were under an angement  to join him should have livpcl. The  tragic end has made a deep impression in Macleod.  Tlio tooil That Is to Servo lilm for 1 _vo  Bays "Weighs Only Ton rounds und  Tukos Up a Surprisingly Small  Amount or Space)���������.Vlmt It Ik Composed of. c  About two years ago 11 bonril of IJniteil  Statog army officers was onloreel to convene in Washington anil got 1111 uu  "emorgenoy ration" for lho iirniv. After  many months of hnrtl work tho prosout  ration was iv.loptocl. The llrst point tho  bonril hnd to elcelelo wns what constituted  tlio "omergoncy," anil it wus elecieleel thnt  1111 emergency was uucli an occasion us  required tho troops to subsist on food  carrloil on thoir parsons. Aftor many experiments tho following foods woro decided upon: -Iiird broad, cc~_eo or tea,  lincon. pea meal, popper, saccharine, sail,  unci tobacco. After ninny trials anil ninny  disappointments tho foods decided upon  woro put up in such sbupo us to bo palatable nnel at the same time retain their  nourishing qualities.  Tho ration tor pno <lay consists of ten  ounces of ty"0"1", 10 ounce? of hard broad,  four ounces of pea meal, four ounces of  coileo, or one-half ouijco of toa, four  grains o������ sacoharlno, 64-100 ounces of  salt. 4-100 ounces of pepper and ono-iialf  ouuco ot tobacco. The total of the woiglit  fo" live days is a littlo over ten pounds.  This ration is^ nover used lor over flvo  days, tho lioard'huving docldecl that such  timo was the maximum time fur which  men could livo on tho ration, still kcop  up their physical strength nnil be In  good fighting condition. This ration is  kopt in the commissary storehouse at nil  military posts ready for immediate use.  Tlie illustration given shows how it is  put up in small packages. The bacon, cut  into ii piece weighing 50 ounces, would  ho wrapped up in a papor prepared for  tho purposo and kopt in stock. Tho pen  meal comes   wrapped   as shown, and ro-  MACDONALD  PARTY  Navigating   the Mackenzie  River ��������� A  Split  in the Party ���������A Visit to  Hcrschcl Island���������Wreck  Large Whaling  Fleet.  BANFF  Banff, July 12.���������The Minnesota  editors arrived late on Sunday night  and after taking dinner left for the  west. They are expected back on Sat-  urdav, when it is hoped they will remain with us long enough to admire  the bunting put up in honor of their  visit. ������  The launch "Mountain Belle" is kept  verv busy this season on her river  trip's. Tourists express Iheir delight  at the varied scenery of the upper  Bow.  A number of gentlemen drove up  from Canmore on Sunday last to eu-  ~j Viva" BalhTat"_th"__Cav e-an d~Basi 1 it  Upon arrival there they were asked  to produce their tickets, which, not  knowing of the new regulations they  had failed to obtain. After driving  IS miles they were unable to pio-  cure a bath and took their patronage  to the hot springs. Many such instances occur but as yet, the ollicials  of the Department of the Interior are  too short sighted to properly appreciate the absurdity ct their new-  regulations. For the benefit of the  people coming to Banif we may say  that tickets of admission to Cave and  Basin baths may be procured at the  following places: Banff Post Oflice. the  Sanitarium Hotel, C. P. It. Hotel and  the Superintendent's office.  ��������� ���������-  A Liverpool telegram states that  Messrs. Cruit and Grant, stock  auctioneeis. sold the othero. day  Canadian horses ranging from nil-10  to ������_2, and the Glasgow sales averaged  ������30 each.  The Pope's latest effort in the cause  of peace was made at the beginning of  this week by his instructions to the  papal nuncio at Madrid to urge upon  certain fiery Spanish prelates to  discontinue their advocacy of tb. continuance of the war.  Miss Shaw, colonial ediLor of ~the  London Times, has left Vancouver by  the Tartar for Skagway. She will  make a flying trip to Dawson and  return. She expressed herself n?  much pleassd with what she has seen  of the eountry.  .Enquiry as to who Moses Doward,  one of the drowned in the late disaster of the steamer La Bourgoine, was,  - has elicited the information that the  unfortunate man was from Winnipeg,  and was on his way home to visit his  wife and family when the collision  occurred.  There is friction between the Dominion Government officials in the  north and the North West Territories  Government in the matter of the  liejuor permits. A large number of  men. who secured pei mils fiom the  Xorth West Government, took liquors  north, hnt they have been unable to  secure its passage into the territorv,  over which the mounted police hold  swav."    ZgrTaMkt  /Tacc/arfnC     ^l i3"'**  ** "   _<_     ������  J 02.       ,��������� f:  v. s. emi:i:gi:n"cy eatioV.  scmblos a thick, short Roman candle. A  man would carry live, one for each day's  ration. Tho hard bread is not the proverbial "hai-l lack" of olden times. It  comes in tho sliapo o[ small oyster crackers, 0110 pound to a box. For livo days a  man would carry livo boxes oC*tho size  shown.  Small cotton bags are issued in   which  to carry   tho   roasted   and ground coffeo  unel tho   salt     The   bags shown aro half  tho actual sizo, as aro all   tlio   drawings.  A small   brown   papor   box,   liko n, pill  box, contains   tho   pepper,  whilo tho ton  saccharino cablets (oxtro strong) arc   curried in another small pill box. Each tablet contaflis two grains, the box   holding  ten, two lor each dny.    These   tablets aro  so strong that a small pioco will sweeten  tv largo cup of coffoo or   tea.    Kncli   man  carries in   his   haversack   a folding meat  can, with a handlo that admits ot its use  as a kind of sauce pan. With this and tho  bacon and pea meal luirly  good soup cin  be made, coffee or tea being  inado in the  tin cup. It may seem strango to many in  reading tho'components of this important  ration to   iind   tobacco   embraced   in ic.  Those habituated to its use suffer acutely  when   deprived   of   it,   and   as   it is the  objcbt"o������~tho���������emergency-ration���������t,crkec*p-  tho   powers   of   the   individual   at their  maximum   for   tho   time   being   on the  smallest; amount of food to bo   carried, it  was argued that half an ounce of tobacco  would conduce moro to comfort while on  short rations than would   the addition of  half an ounce of bread or   bacon.    Hence  the tobacco was   added.    Tho   man  who  docs not ii"~o tobacco would iind no   trouble   in   "swapping   off"   his _ tobacco to  some other   man   who   did   use it for an  equal amount of something to cat.    During   tho   past   puuimer   several  prnctico  marches   wero   made   by   regular troops  throughout the country, on which marches the command   llveel   for   live days on  this ration,   and,   while   tho mnn would  not choose this form   of   food, by choice,  experlonco proved that   men   can stand a  great deal of hard work living on it.  This ration mu^t not be confused, as it  frequently is, with the regular field ration. When a company goes into tho llclel  each man is allowed his share of beef,  bacon, (lour, beans, potatoes, onion0,  coffee, cugar, candles, soap, suit, pepper  nnd linking powder, bnt each man does  nor. carry hi<- share. It is Issneel in bulk  to th- company, .-ihel carried in tho  wagons and cooked by tho company's  cooks, each man gciung his share nt meal  times. Tho weight of the field ration for  live elays would be over 19 pounds, a little too much to ndel to the weight already  placed on a man carrying liis clothing,  equipments nnd ammunition. -  llevelstoke Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs, McKechnie  and  Jeffs, Attendants  Ttcaetiiij.  ami  Kj-o  Strain.  Tho -Ictlical Press points out the fact  that thu sUo of the printed characters is  a more important factor in tho production  of visual fatit.no than any other, and the  conclusion arrived at is that typo lc*-s  than 1.5 inilllniotcrs in height should not  bo employed. The degree of illumination,  so fnr as concerns daylight in fairly  lighted rooms, is of much less importance, although deficient illumination,  especially when tho source i��������� an artificial  light, will, under certain circumstances,  induce visual f.-itigun moro rapidly even  than small typo. Whenever artificial light  is employed a whito light, is fh'icI to he  preferablo to a yellow light, contrary to  general opinion.  Getting ������������&_*! Without Hens.  At a country feto a conjuror was per.  forpoing tho old trick of producing eggs  from a pocket handkerchief, when ho remarked to a boy in front, "I say, my  boy, your mother can't got eggs without  hens, can she?"  "Of courso sho can," was tho roply.  "Why, how's that?" asked tho conjurer.  "Sho keep3 auck3," replied the boy,  amfel roars of applause.���������London Tit-Bits.  From the Calgary Herald.  Thu following letter has been received lrom Dr. -Icoigc Macdonalil, who  left Uaigary last fall wilh an expedition bound for Dawson Citv by the  inland water roule :  Lrit. 07������ 27" IIO" norlh,  Fori Mnepliersoii,  Peel's  Kivt'i',  loth February, 1SUS.  My Di_AU McQui'isx,  1 ptesumc you wonder 1 have not  earlier i'ulfiilud my promise to drop  you some notes regarding pur tr-ip to  the lvlondyke. Really the chief reason is the lack of mail facilities.  Through the kinel ness of the II. B.  Co. we are allowetl to send out our  tellers by their letter packet which  leaves heie by dog sled loth February  and which will laud in JCdiiionlon  sometime in May or June. (Here follows a description of ihe trip from Uaigary lo Foil Simpson, which has already appeared m Till" Hekald.)  At Simpson we take on board some  fi eight nnd lhe mail for Lhe northern  Mackenzie river posts and Mr. Cawsell  sends two guides along with us that  we may be able to travel day and  nighl. The Mackenzie river current  has an average 1 ale of 31 to -I miles per  hour. AVe have also a sail lo lake advantage of every fair wind, but unfor-  timaLely at this season the prevailing  winds are from the north and against  us. We have also six large oars to  push on.  Saturday the lSih September, with  a gentle breeze favoring us, we get  away irom Fort Simpson and reach  Fort Wiigley alOa, m. ou Monday,  13U miles in less lha_."i 10 hours, and we  had a half day dining which head  wind was too strong i'or us and wo had  to lay up.  Leave Wrigley at 0 a. 111. and reach  Fort Norman at 0 a. 111. on Wednesday, 2_nil Sept,, JSI miles in -15 hours.  Leave 'Norman a S -15 a.' 111. for Fort  Good Hope, 171 miles dislunt, which  point we reach at 2 p. 111., on Friday  the-llh, in a heavy snowstorm and  head wind, 17-1 miles in r-3j hours.  The weather is getting much colder  willi occasional snow falls. Temper-  atutc  on reaching Good Hope Ki5.'  Slay at Good Hope until 9.-15 a.m.  on Satuiday and leaving there enter  At die circle at 11 a. in.  Letn n from Indians on the river that  Peel's liver is already frozun over and  tir.d we had better push on, and land  at the mouth of Red river and from  theie take winter portage across 10  Foi t Macpherson on Peel's river, i?3  miles across, using dog teams for  tiansportation.  Weather getting colder and considerable snow falling. Head winds aUo  bother us a good deal. Tuesday lhe  2Sth September about 10 p. m. we land  at lied river in a heavy snow storm.  Good Hope to Red liver, about 250  miles, took us about 'ih davs, including  a deal of delay.  Twenty-four hours after* landing at  Reel river ahe.avy blizzard was raging  and the Mackenzie river iced over a-.icl  impassible. At Keel river the Kornan  Catholics have a Urge mission house  very com fortablv littf-dupand in charge  of Kev. Father;, L . F_vre and Gironx,  O. M. I., and a lay brother. They  treated us very kindly and placed a  lop"ITu _~St-^iT~t"ri _ p~gsin~B^  there.  On the "-'th of Oct. we ser.el our lirst  lot of goods across to Macpherson by  dog teams.  On the 12th of Oct. Capt. Sefr-ai-s.  Adamson and myself go across with a  second ttp.in ot dog tc.-nii.. RphcIi  Macpherson on Wednesday 13th Oct.  iiy the end of the month we hatl all  our freight across and alhcomfortahly  seltled lor the winter. As soeui as the  ice goes out in Peel'.s river we will  start out again, going clown Peel's to  the mouth of Iliisk'-y nver, llmiii'S  from here, then up lhat stteim to Bell  Lake, through it inlo Bell 1 iver, then  down stream to the Porcupine and the  Yukon, and up the Yukon lo our  destination.  Getting un Husky (or R.i!) river  eaily as we rto we will probably escape  any portages at Bell lake, or at most  have onlv a few hunched tect.  We dismantled our olel boat at Red  river nnd have built a ne.w one lighter  and smaller, with draft when loaded  of about 10 or 12 inches. We got logs  in llie hush four miles away, hauled  them out the to foi t with dogs and  then cut our lumber with  a whipsaw.  All the party are keeping in t.he  best of health and spirit.-. The long  arctic nights we diel rieit, lind so bad as  we expected, and as for cold weather  we have been exceptionally favored.  It has been an exceptionally mild  winter we ate told. The lowest point  wc touched yet being ol' and =0 long  as there is no wind we elo not mir.cl it  at all,  Tho Indians are getting plenty of  deer tbis year and an occasional moose������, so that wc are kept pretty  well supplier) .villi fr.esh meat.  Mr. Firth, in charge of the II. 13.  post here, calculates Lb.it so far the  Indians must have killed about 7C0  deer this winter.  During the beginning e.f November  some of the party got dissatisfied ; in  fact they were grumblers from the  start, and inoveil olf by t beim^elvus  anel later went, aero-3 the winter  portage tei Lapieire:. house'. These  W. Matheson and son. ]~. Robertson  and M. .Sutheilanil. Tbey have been  very sorry evi-r since that they made  such a move, ns they aie altogether  isolated. We aie thus left to the  original six wo si ailed with.  TRIP TO J IICI ISC TII-;--,  ISLAND  Durinu December I made a trip to  Hcrschcl Nlanel in the A tctic ocean,  a distance of about :K,0 miles from  here. I started out, with Mr. Stiinger,  the   Unglish   church missionary over  Huslcys (Eskimos) at Ileischel island,  inlenelitig to spend Olirislmas anel  New "Tear's with him. We made the  trip down in ten days on snowshoes  with dogteani to carry provisions,  blankets, etc. Tho third dny after my  arrival at the island a messenger came  in from lhe fort lo ask ine to hurry  back as Mr. Firth's boy was dangerously ill. We started out tho following day and by hnrd pushing reached  the fort in six days. A fast trip and  a hard one, but the down trip had  hardened me up well. The boy had  pneumonia, irom which ho soon recovered.  ' llei'sehel Ulund is frequently used as  a wintering place for some of the  Pacific Steam Whaling company _)  vessels and situated about 70������north Int.  There aie two vessels wintering there  this yenr.jviz., the Wanderer, a sailing  ship, and the Mary 1). Hume, a steam  vessel. On our way down we met at  Shingle point, Charles WalkeT, lately  lll'lh mate ol the Orca(whaler), from  whom we learned of the disasters to  the Whaling company's ships at Point  Barrow this fall.  CHURCH DIRECTOKY.  MKTIIODIST CHUROH ��������� liovol-toko.  Preaohing sorvieus ut 11 11.111. and 7:30  p.m. Cluts mooting nl. tho olnso of tlie  niurnlng servico. sabbath School und Bible  ClasB at 2::10 p.m. Weekly prayer mooting  ovcry Wedne8nay uvoning at 7:81) p.m. Tho  public nro cordially invited,   BuntB free.  KEY. S. .1. THOMPSON, Pastor.  PHUKCH OF ENGLAND-St. Potor'a,  v-/ Ilo vols toko. Hours of Borvlcu: Evoning  prayor daily at 5 o'clock. Fridays at 7:30  Sundays and Fustivals: Holy Ciiininunioii at  a.m., morning pruyor at ll. Sutiilay School  nnel Bible Olnoa at _!:3t). uvot.ing pmy _r nt 7:30.  FlrBt Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  at morning services.  FRANK A. FORI), Vicar.  P~"ESn~"TERIA.N CHURCH���������Itoyolstoko.  ���������*��������� Servico tivery Sunday at 11 n.ui. and 7:30  p.m. Ulb'o Clmu at 2:;i0 p.m., to which  hll aro welcome Prayor meeting at 8 p.m.  cvory Wednesday.  . REV. P. D. MUIR, Pastor.  UOHAN   OATHOIjIi"!   CHUROH ���������Rovol-  ���������*������������������������   Btokc.     Mans  llrel and third Bundays in  month at 10:30 n.m.   KEV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������Mcctinea every night  in their hall on Front S.rcut  THE..MI.NI.NG HXCflJUNfiE  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  Best $1.00 a day house in towu.  The bar  is supplied with tho best brands of Wines,  Liquors   and   Cigars.  Free Bus .Meets Jill Trains.  GUS LID.ND Proprietor  F. J_.eCJII-.TY  DISASTERS TO WHALERS  The chief facts of Lhe case are follows: The ships wero trying to make  their way out round Point Barrow on  their way thro-gh Bhering straits to  Sun Francisco, but the season closing  iu so early they were caught in the  ice.  The Navaric was crushed in the ice  and ll of her crew lost.  Tho Orca was crushed and sunk.  The Freeman was caught in the ice,  crushed and burned to the water  edge (supposed accidentally fired hy  Uuskys).  The Rosario was pushed high up on  the beach by the ice.  The Fearless is fast in the ice CO  miles east of Point Barrow.  The Belvidere and Newport are fast  in the ice norlh ot Point Barrow.  The Jeanie is ice bound at Camden  Bay, DO miles east of Point Barrow.  These ships it is expected will all  be total wrecks in the spring. The  crews are at Point Barrow bu short  allowance of pi ovisions.  The captains decided to send a  pessenger clown the Alaskan const to  communicate the news to the Pacilic  Steam Whaling company in Frisco,  and sent a second (Walkei) to try to  make his way out by Edmonton with  word, so that the Whaling company  may make the necessary arrangements in sending out relief as early as  possible in the spring.  Walker has plenty of t;me to get  out ahead ot lhe 11. B. packet but I  fear he lacks push and will not get out  ahead of the packet.  AN 15ASY ROUTE  So far as we have found the route  it has been very easy and appears  lo be the most practicable route into  Yukou. Leaving Athabasca in the  spring in open water nnd pushing  through one cm gee into Yukon  quickly, easily and with plenty ot pro-  vir-ions, the whole route being waler.  With lhe spi ing high water the most  of lbe rapids can be run without  trouble (yet always with a guide who  knows the water) and again in spring  the prevailing winds are from the  south.  Wo  have had no news from outside  since leaving, so are looking longingly  for  lhe   ll. B.   packet   whicli   arrives  here in April.  Yours,  Sincerely and fraternally,  G. Macdonald.  Orange  Lodge, Mo. 1653.  Itngulai- meetings aro held in tlio  Uild fellows' Hull on lho second and  fourth Wednesdays ot each month  at 7:30 p.m. Visiting brotbren  cordially invited.     ,  I~r. T. Jtils, W. M.;   T J. Grahamo, Roc. Soo.  W.Q. Dirney, Fin. Soo.;   lt. S. Wilson, Treas.  Court   Mt.   Begbie,  I.O.F., N0.3461.  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall on tho  2nd nnd 1th Fridays of  each month. Visiting  brethren invltod to  attend.  .1. B. Scott, O.R.  J. I,. Smith, lt. S.  Dp. \Malloefe  Physician and Surgeon, McKorizio  Avenuo, Rcvelstolto Station, B. C.  .Wholesale und .Retail Dealer in   .   PRIME BEEF, PORK,  .MUTTO-N MD S^USJIGE  Fish   and   Game" in    Season.     ��������� Markets   at   Revelstoke,  Revelstoke Station,-Nakusp, Tront Lake City, and Ferguson.  flerchant's Hotel  IlleciUewaet, &. C.  First-class in overy respect.'' Good accommodation.  AViues, Liquors and Cigars at tho Bar.  Best  . J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Gpog-an & Co,  iw������    ���������General Agents  (Successors to J. D. Sibbald). Insurance.  Real Estate.   Mining.   Loans.  Office: First Street, next to W. B.Fcasofc  Co.   C. do .inorci g and Nell.  ' HOBSON'S CHOICE"  isle  WRITTKN     I'OIl      TnE      1IEKALU      AND  DEDIC.VTED TO TIIE MINNESOTA  EDITORS.  When Freedom  went to avenge the  Wrongs  Of the Unbans who were slain.  Or were starving on  their sunny  ���������-Throiigh-lhe-cruelties o_-Spain-;���������������������������-  Of all that fight in the cause of right  That showed what the Yanks can do,  There  was  none  to   beat the   heroic  fat  Ot Hobson, ship and crew.  Oh !   a  daring   deed" was    Hobson's  choice,  For   his   choice   seemed   a   walery  grave.  But w'hat oared he for the risk of that  If b/ dying he might save.  Or eoulil'see the way on  that glorious  dav  Where   his   eleath  woultl help   the  causi>.  So   with   that   intent to  his  task   he  went  'Midst the- rest of the fleet's applause.  The Spaniards captured  them all  'lis  true,  It was th.it or certain death.  Though   they    frankly   owned   it    a  g_.ll.-int electl  For'it took away their breath.  And the Dons aware that tbey must  act tepiare  To the crew of the Merrimac  Treated them like men and exchanged  them, then  What  a   cheer  when we,got them  back.  IC you' want employment, or  lcnlting for a houso to rent when  you reach Vancouver apply to   -  The Vancouver Employment  and House  Renting1, Agency  "     331.    Has'ings    Street.    West.  SPELSTQIIE  lip WORKS..  Blacksmlthine:- Jobbing  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  TinsmithinS  Sheet Iron 'Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty���������-_=___.  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoko Stn.  Columbia House  mi i   iii im, i' ,1  The   largest hotel  in  town. Centrally  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigars  Best    accommodation.' Rates    $1     per  located  day  Brown & PboJ, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  Large light bed rooms.     Rate"!  CHOICEST  CI&J-RS *  TOBACCOS -    *  CIGARETTES  SOFT DRIJiKS  ICE CREJIJW SODAS  ICE CR.EJ-.M   .  Table   "furnished   with  the choicebt the ninrket"  affords. ~- Best    Wines  Liquors     nnd      'Oigars  $1.00 a day.      Monthly race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.-  THE PIONEER LIVERY;  Feed and. Sale Stable of the Lardeau and Trout Lako District  .Saddle    and     Pack    Horses  always i'or hire.  Freighting  (specially.  and   Teaming   a-  Daily iStago leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake Oity.   For particulars write .  CRAIG it HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing. "  cheer like  the Saxon,  stouter    hearts    than  Xow who   can  brave ':  Who   breed  tbo=e ?  And when for right he is out to  fight.  Well, who greater courage shows ?  So hurrah !    Again 1    Foi   to  humble  Spain  Neither ships nor cash we lack.  And  there's   hundred.,   more   giillanl  men ashore  Like the crew of the Merrimac.  S,->   give  three   cheers  for    the   stars  and  stripes  And three; for the union jack.  Tttoll.igsof might, but, both iust right  Anel frei'dom will ever back.  Minnescta'rt press can the. laet proclaim  AjuI so c in we right here.  That our ll.ig.s unfurled   we.  will   face  the world  Anti fight for our freedom deal.  And may the Anglo Saxon race.  Forever united stand  To f.ie-p the. loo .who would   overthrow  Its freedom, or rights so grand.  At, your victories brave.on the oceans  wave;  Our hi'.aits with yours rejoice.  Minnesota, wcare.-ii proud as ye.  Of your gallant "Hobson's choice."  Calgaiy, July 15, 180S.  Bicycles   Repaired and  _"or Hiro.  R. JA. SJWYTHE  mlC-tt  THIRD STREET CENTRlS.  To.  Fortune  Seekers  CHANGE  To secure ono of thoso desirable lots  CHEAP on the C. to K. Steam Navigation Company's site.      -      "  - Dont wait till " the boom comes  our way,-but BUY NOW".  HA!G & GRAGE  -      . Sole Agents.  Rbberi  Tt you try your luck prospecting  in tho lardeau* District, don't  pasn I. M. CITUON'3 gonoral  storo nt -Thomson's Landing, -ve hen  you cun'" buy tlio cheapest and  host minors' supplies in lho district.  mi-tf  I. M. CITRON  THOMSON'S LANDING.  . If You Want  PORE  COWS .MILK,  Guaranteed Unadulterated.  So to TJ-IE EUROPE DJIIRY  F. JULIAN.  Mlttf.  ���������________:  Wendell Maclean  -Wholesale  and E ������tail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  f22-tf  Samson  Wood Deal��������� r  -viand Drayman  *  .  Draying and doll very work a specialty.  Tcams always on hand nt shortest notice  Contract, for jobbing taken.  Agent   for tlio    Standard   Oil   Company.  John  E. Wood  Jlpefateet  . and Buildep  Estimates, plans and specifications furnished  on application. Shop and repair work  promptly attended to. Wood carvirg a  specialty.      Work    Ehop   on   Front Street.  T_2e Revelstoke  Pfeoto Company  Revelstoke, B. C;  STUDIO: DOUGLAS STREET-  J. F}. [(ull  & Company  Butchers    and    Wholesale   and  Betail Dealers in Beef, Pork, etc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  Ail orders in onr line promptly  filled   What Do You  9  Want in Shoes ���������  If you wa*_l  D. Jenkins.  a i_oud -liner..   Shoo como to  I' you wunt a go_,l  lo 1-". Jenkins.  Prospectors' Shoe como        ill  If youwatit a fino or .strong Cork S.lccl Shoo  como to V Jenkins. '  If you want a  Jenkins. <  Long Leg Boot como toD.  Shoos and Uurnoss repaired on tho shortest  notico. All lines of work kept in stock  nt prices lo suit all.  D. JENKINS  B'irst Street, one block from  tho Imperial  Bank ot Cunuda,  Itevelstoke Station, B. C.  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Full  Cord Measure. '  The undersigned has a large supply  of Hemlock, Spruce, Fir- and Bine^  Wood for sale. Any person requiring'  wood will kindly leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. Lawrence, Beqelstoke  Station, or with H, N. Coursier,  Front Street, Revelstoke.  17ntf  FRANK JULIAN:  \1  C. B. JWaelean  ARCHITECT  and BUILDER  Estimates furnished. Plans and specifications made. Am also prepnred to do  shop and job work on lhe shortest  notice. Satisfaction guaranteed in  overy case.   Gall or write fur tcrmn.  Dlain Street      ���������      Revelstoke  Sam Needham  Glothes  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Stylo at Lowest Prioo3.  Douglas Street ��������� Revelstoke  ���������m _������_:  HOREORS   OF   WAR.  REMINISCENCES  AND   SAD   EPISODES  OF-" THE FAMILY OIRCLE.  HIrs. -oll'oi.ou DavN, "tho l'lrst f.aely of  Ihei -onrceloi-iicy," Writes Somo ot Hor  J._|ie_vloiie'i_-i eif tliu Civil War in Hie  IJnltoil Stutos of jVmorloa-Kvlt Fulls  on llio Women.  Whilo war and rumors of war aro agitating tho nins-L's nil over tho country;  whilo thoso born sinco penco relgnotl  throughout lho limil have "nil unknowing," bellied on tho declaration of war  anil oven yot look only forward to thu  pomp and circuiiiitancti of it ns n period  of plonsurnblo excitement to break tho  happy monotony of certainties which until recently surrounded theni, my thoughts  turn hack to the dark season ot war between lho Htatcs, nml. romoinboring tho  noblo women of tlint day, their griofs,  their deprivations nml strenuous labors,  I pray that our women may never bo so  sorely trioel again by war.  To young peoplo of both soxes war  means regimental bands blaring forth  inspiring anel patriotic airs, dross parades,  fnoiil laco, waving flags, sham battles, or,  at most, brilliant; victories, and for them  tho air is "full of llddlerj."  All tho women of tho South, except  the fow who recalled with a shudder our  war with Mexico, expected victory to  crown our arms.  They knew nothing of tho horrors of  invasion except from tho pnges of history, anel having so many   of   their rela  tives on both sides of tlio country, thoy  did not elroad their perpetrating any  atrocity upon dofenceless non-combatants.  They feared tho enemy's bullets for thoij  fathers, brothers, lovers,anil husbands,  hut thoy wero firm boliovcrs in tho" efficacy of proyer; hoped and prayed for them  nnel trusted in God's mercy that all would  go woll, and ns the gay, stalwart young  fellows" strode lightly oft' to tho front,  joking anil smiling as thoy marched, but  littlo promonition of impending o\ il  troubled their minds.   .  I'or a short timo. embroidering silken  Hags for thoir favorite com'pinie; or rogl-  uioiits, battlo Hags, covering canteens  with appropriate emblem--. knitting  mufflers for tho soldiers in tho field, getting' up impromptu dances afc different  liotucs, to whicli the young ollicers came  in'their spick and span yew uniforms and  spurs, just as Ihey rodo in from camp,  "pleasantly occupied tho'g.iy girls of each  city and neighborhood. When, liowovor,  after the lirst battlo of Manassas, tho  dead wero brought homo to their families,  stark in their blood-stained .uniforms,  nml thoy woro laid down covered with  ilowers for their long sleep, tho lust sal-  tin; scorned to tear the veil from the eyes  of tho mourners, and a chango came over  tho spirit, of Sou thorn women ��������� thoy  ���������waked in horrified surpriso to .lie realities of war.  But they eliel not sit selfishly mourning  in tuck-loth nnei ashes ovor tho inevitable,  l-iil-c. David, whon their beloved ones wero  ili'ael and no^liolp could avail to them,  . they roso np, put by their personal sor-  ���������-rows-until tho-c:_ig_ncy-of-tlioir���������country-  could spare their services and strained  overy nervo to do thoir utmost in our  timo of.need. Tho older women felt keen-  - iy the difficulty, dignity and responsi  Jiility attached to ordering and supplying  their households for the lirst timo without tho help of tho "men of tho family,  j iind they w_;ro too much preoccupied with  performing theso duties in tho best and  most econoniic.il manner to caro for  fashionable small talk or dress. Their  usplj-ation _ wero all for their country's  glory anil ihu safety of their people. Thoy  considered wisely anel assented corelially  10 any practical suggestion   which, might;  givo soniotlinig of hor iibiiiulaiico ta tlio  soldiers. Dty after day thoy sit bathing  tho wounds ot thoir bravo dolondurs, nnil  nil tho acCDiiipllsliiiioiits our women possessed woro pressed into sorvieo for tlio  suffering soldiers.  Of ton passor.s-liy near tlie hospitals  hoard swoofc, frosh voices singing tho old  hymns tho elylng soldier loved. Ono  whoso dulled senses rocogiu/.cd "Hook of  Agos," with his last strength called out:  "I was suro I should got homo nlivo,'"  and died happy in the thought. Onco,  whon I wont to a largo hospital coneluot-  ul by Alius E. V. Mason of Virginia I  found lier rouding tho last olllces of our  Church over a dying man, whilo lu an*  othur ward hor sister, Mrs, l.olaiul, sat  singing to the accompaniment of hor guitar all thu olil-fushlom.il songs tliu dying  boy soldier could roniunibor hearing his  mothur sing. Her "almost sightloss oyes  wero as lull of unshod tears as hor voico  was of melody. Sho was rapidly going  blind and could do nothing elso for tho  soldiers, but she guvo what she could and  eliel a noble work.  Tho roll of honor would bo loo long  woro I ta mention ovon a small part of  tho tlovotud women who nover lllnohcd  botoro tho sight oil ghastly wound*, or  fainted under au atmosphere) heavy with  tho nelor ot fostering flesh and fevered  breatlih. Thoy grow paler and moro Ril-  ont, but novor relaxed their aielent efforts  to soivu thoir   wounded.  As every niilo-bodlid man rushed to the  front tho industries of peace sulTorcd, and  articles which hael boon the ordinary  necessities of lifo became, so scarce that  our women awoke to tho lact that ou  thoni would devolve tlio duty of supplementing skilled labor by thoir industry  and ingenuity. Thon theso ..soft-voiced,  dolicutuly organized children of nflluonco  stood shouldor to shoulder with tho work-  ingwomen of tho country. Tho pationco  nnd fortitude thoy displayed in this unaccustomed Hold would, wero it gonorally  understood mako "all the world wonder."  lioing ohiolly an agricultural peoplo,  whon our stock of utensils gave out wo  could roplaeo thorn by homo -mado articles  only. Tho young learned to spin and  weave. Thoy spun tho cotton yarns, tlycd  theni, and mado exceedingly protty homo  spun cloths, which thoir deft fingers  fashioned into pretty gowns.  Mr. \V. CJ. Kivos caino to breakfast  with us ono morning elogantly attiroel in  a i-iiib of exquisitely lltting gray clothes,  with gaiters of tho samo cloth., lie was a  very dignified old gentleman, and he had  _o many or tho graces of youth " lhat one  could scarcely appreciate, whilo with  him, that ho had so long ago rendered so  many distinguished sorvice. and holel such  high olllces in tho country, ijoolcing admiringly at -him a young man present  whispered, "Mr. l.i.o. iiui_.t havo run  the blockade,"' whioh meant that, his suit  hail   been 'brought   lo   him through the  ���������   FATHEfUEli  ANGLO-S -XON AMERICA.  HIGH GEARED BIKES.  Jorintlian'ii  An     English     llsthiillto     of  ltriti-.li lili>-tl.  The othos, morale nnil natural characteristics ut" lliu republic aro distinctly  Anglo-Saxon���������quite as distinctly as aro  tlioso of tho United Kingdom. Tho host  way of determining tho distinguishing  characteristics of n nation nro to observe  (1) the men who rulo it, lead it and ro-  prcsuut It, (2) Its religious proclivities,  (U) tho system ot law under which it  lives, (I) its litcraturo Now, wo claim  that In all theso reports Anioricn is overwhelmingly Anulo-Siixon. Tako the  names nt men who havo ruled America  in lliu past nnd who rule her now. Kvcry  one of ihoin has the true l.ngllsli ring.  Arc not Washington, Lincoln, Garfield,  l.ngllsli iiuuios? Take tho names of tho  l'rosldonts trom tliu foundation of lho republic���������Washington, Adams, Jefferson,  M:uils_ :i, Monroe, Admits, Jackson. They  nru epillj ,-ts English ns tlioso of our own  l'ruinlurn. In thu whole list tlio only  namo which is not English, or Scotch, or  Irish is Vim Huron, a Knickerbocker  from New Vork. 13ut no ono seriously  puts Van Huron among tho groat men of  the republic.  _��������� This is ancient history? Not a hit of  it. Ijook at tho mon who rule America  to day. Tho Prc-iiloiib is Jlr. -MoKinloy,  the Vice-President is Mr. Hobart. Tho  Secretary of State was Mr. Sherman and  is Mr. Uny. The Secretary of tho Treas-  my is Jlr. Gago. Tho Secretaries ot War  and tho Xir\y aro Mr. Alger and Sir.  Long. The Secretary of the Interior is  Mr. Cornelius 131is~. Hut it is not necessary to ;^o on; not a single member of the  Cabinet has a foreign name. If wo consider tho question of religion, wo shall at  once havo to admit that tho religious  complexion of America is distinctly anel  intensely Anglo-Saxon���������too Anglo-Saxon,  assert many of iho religious critics. Look  next at American law. Throughout, tho  Union the common law of England is tho  law of tho land. In only one State,  Loiiislnnn, its principles do not hold; and  its our legal readers will remember, that  great jurist, Chief .lustico Marshall, laid  it down that the common law of England is part of tho law of tho United  State=. Tho Courts of Michigan are moro  Anglo-Saxon tli.in those of Edinburgh.  Lastly, tho liter.ituro of Ainerica is  distinctly Anglo-Saxon. What could be  mora Anglo-Saxon, or moro "right ling-  li*Oi" than Feiiimoro Cooper, Longfellow,  Lowell? Tho statement is as tiuo of the  living as of tho dead, llow.olls, for example, in spice of his literary system, is  intense Anglo-Saxon in fooling. It is,-  howovor, not necessary to labor tho point.  As Carlylo said, wo are all', subjocts of  King Shakespeare.- As long us tlio Americans acknowlcdgo thsir aileglanco, and,  in truth*, none could bo moro loyal, there  can bo no doubt as lo thoir Englishry. It  takes an Anglo-Saxon���������i.e., ono who has  been brought up to speak English from a  ohild, and who=o father and mot'ier  thought in English���������to appreciate Shakes-  pcaro properly. The Germans may writo  far more learned treatises on Shakos-  penre's use of the infinitive than wc do  or can, and -may "i-cizo a do/.en new  ..pointoan llamlet's soul, but they _ do not  appreciate tho poot as does llio true  Anglo-Saxon. Only "un Aiiieric.a"h or an  Englishman can read' "Henry'IV" and  "llonry "V"' and feel tho blood tingling  in his..voins or his sides shaking with  'laughter. Thut is our history, our poetry,'  ���������onr lifo, anel'no other race can understand it and lovo it us wo do. At this  -very moment it is an "American editor  anel American publishers, Mr Furncss  and Messrs. Lippincott (gooel Anglo  Saxon names both), who aro publishing  tho most exhaustive collection of Shakes  peare's plays over given to tho world.���������  London Spectator.  promote tlio good of thoir family or of  their country. When -1 llrsfc saw thoso  handsome, composed matrons they impressed nie vory much, and every elay  thoy grew In my estimation as thoir nn-  scliisli Christian lives wero moro fully elo-  volopcd in the trying times which followed tho doclnratTon of war. Whenever I  hoar the opinion expressed that tho ro-  hiilts of .a. war aro tho temporary debasement, of a nation's morals I fuel liko saying thai, this is true ot thoso who triumph, but thoso w.io tiro overcome riso  out of tho humiliation of defeat with  ripened experience, streiigllioii9tl by self-  abnegation, stringent effort and higher  rtlms. This truth tho women of tho South  Jiavo cstablirihctl m thoir own caso at least.  Thoso who had horotoforo dressod woll,  fared delicately, danced and enjoyed their  youth to tho "utmost, began, liko their  "elicnitli'd, useful mothers, to look gravely  at tho Mtuutloii anil seek at erory opportunity to render such services as their  ���������common boiiso or energy might suggest.  Thoso who could knitted sooks, rolled  liandagos. scraped lint, offered themselves  at t.ho hospitals lo nurso lho woundoel,  and that woman was hnpplest who could  lines from tho North, or had como through  the blookado trom England.  Ho overheard*tliu rsnuirk, and said In  a low tony to nie: "'Look at nie. My  wife knitted ovory stitch of thoso clothes  horso'f, ami rbe yarn was dyed and spun  Uiider-1-cr _un'ei vi.io ^"^-ItrrcquirceVvery-  closo inspection by young eyes to seo that  tho cloth was knitted, not woven, and  tho elegant old man'looked his best.  Mrs. Koberl E. Leo. though confinotl  to her chair nnd .suffering intensely nearly all tho time, with- tho help of her  daughters and v.sitors���������nil honor to them  ���������furnished l'.US pairs of socks and gloves  to Goneral Posey's brigade. ,, Sho sat,  unable to walk, In a large clinic, and cut  out glovos all elay. When friends enmo in  sho asked thorn how many soldiers' gloves  they would make for hor, and most of  her visitors took FC.c.al pairs to __luls.li.  or agreed to tako soaks to knit.  It wns not nlouo the educated women  who acquitted themselves nobly under  this "poino fort et dure." Tho wives dt  tho plainer men wore not a whit bohind  tlieir moro favored sisters, and they have  loft a proud record to their descendants,  which will bo roineinbored and related at  tho ilresidos of their children's childieu.  Theso women starved silently, worked in  tho fields by tho sido of negroes, or, alono  and unaiilod, ploughed, sowed and reaped  their littlo harvests with patient industry.  When thoir war-worn hus���������inils wero  expected homo thoy found tho house in  ordor and thoir families enjoying apparent abundance Tlio furloughs granted  were infrequent and very short, and tho  soldiors had no moans of finding out the  mournful^truth that their wives and children woref-Jbai^ljKrubJo to exist on tho  scanty fodd"thMh_fl.-^'!I killed a pig."  said a soldfor__f.?wife. "and curod tho  moat, but I-Kbd'tho" children ate a very  littlo of it, so-that when John came homo  ho might havo meat ovcry day whilo ho  was with ns. Wo told him wo had a-plcnty,  ond ho" believed us anel wont off to his  company whistling."  But if any man had shown an indisposition to return to duty his wlfo would  havo folt and frankly expressed her contempt to him.  Tho intonso loneliness mutely borno hy  tlieso poor women was unconsciously expressed by ono of them, who c.imo t.>  Richmond aftor tho battlo of Malvern  Hill to soarch for her husband's body.  Sho said: "My child died, but I knowed  ho could do tho baby no good nor mo  elthor, so I novor told him, ami I suppose  ho thought I had tho baby to comfort nie  whon ho died. Now, ot I could got his  body, I would put them both in my garden together; they would sorter bo company fo.jiio."  It Is now, and must always be, a proud  momory to overy Confederate that our  women aroso in their might to tho tcrri-  blo emergencies with which ' they wero  confronted nnel mot them with . elf-sacri-  flco and iljuntlc-s enurago worthv of thoir  oausi. V. .TI~I.ri.HSOX DAVIS.  Nashville, louu.. Mar. iSOi.  THE CYCLIST VVHO RIDES THEM WILL  PAY   DEAR   FOR   HIS FAD.  GUNS II HI  A Complete Wur Timo Cloc_.  Havana timo is practically tho samo as  Now York's.  Madrid is 11& hours earlier.  A COMMXTE WAI! TIME CLOCK.  Chicago is an hour later. At this Philippines, lying off tho Chinc=e coast, it is  vory nearly midnight when it"is noon al  New York. Keep this timo tablo handy,  ���������as it will bo of material assistance wheu  you read of tho lighting that is going on  in tho Pacific and in Guuu.  Tito lliglitfiil ejueieu uf   -ia-ccc.  King George ot Creeoo is really a umr  per without real right to the title. He is t  Uane who was awarded tho thr ono hy tht  powers. Tho rightful Queen of Greeco is  Eugenie Cliri_?tofoi'ii*~, Princess Pnluolopae-  NicepharaOiConmieuao, lineal  descendant  The Theory Which IihIiicch Aliiny lo Try  Tlicm Is Utterly Oppos-d by I'l-ttetlco  in Their Continued Use���������Tito l_t_'i_cl ot  High Gearing ������u tliu Hcii.*L-.__iue)  WI_o Wol-elii.  Gonrs that uro abovo tho uvorugo aro n  fad among thu cyclists this your, ami u  fuel likely to bo well paid Ior by tho ridur  who takes an old car wheel and has it  transformed into n cycle sproekut.  No hobby has boon adopted by tho irro*  prossiblo whcolmon so likely tn render  worthless all tho possible advantages accruing from the oxorciso nl riding a  bioyclo as that of putting gears from 100  to 120 on thoir machines.  'l-io theory that a long crank is advantageous in reducing tho exertion necessary  to push a wheel geared up so hlgli that  tho rider's knocs hit his ohin whilo pro-  polling tho niachino is.nil right as far a.s  it goes.     '  Tho trouble is that it can nover go far  enough, for tho crunk . hoiild bo about  ono yard long to conipousiito lor tlio back-  breaking effort of pushing a gear of   1 111.  Against a heavy wind it is quito out of  tho question to push ono of Uto=o abnormally goaroel contrivances moro than a fow  miles without sinking down in a statu ol  exhaustion. In fact, ono or two" .Sundays  it has boon cxtronioly laughable to watch  tho high eeiirod young mon walking sadly  along tho pavomont, pushing thuir wheels  by hand, whon rldors with a rational  gear woro able to mako hoiulw.iy on tho  wheel.  The fact that racing mon uso high  gears on the track i.s not an argument  that a young man who is confinotl in "an  ollice six days of tho week and rides tho  seventh can use a similar gear for road  riding.  Tho gears thai; aro employed on somo  wheels this spring nro positively dangerous to health and tliero should bo somo  commission empowered by law to restrain  theso youngstors before they booomo victims to thoir insatiable dosiro to outstrip  somo other rider in tho height of gear.  Abnormal gears mako an abnormal  hc.irfc beforo tho season is ovor. Thoy  mean thattho rider at tho ond of what  ho thought.-wus "to bo a day's pleasant  outing returns homo lrritnbleT' nervous  exhausted completely. Tho heart action is  irregular, the mind tormented by a feeling of uneasiness and a genoral sensation  of weakness is apparent in tho limbs aud  vital organs.   -"  Cyclists who havo mado a careful study  of what is gootl for them and what is not  gooel, instead of increasing their gears  have reduced them. It is bolter thnt tho  legs should travel around with tho cranks  of tho niachino - a fow "inoru times than  that tbo constitution should be irreparably run down by making demands upon  tho physical organs which they aro wholly  unnblo to meed.  *   "  ^Tho bioyclo will bring good health to  any person who uses it wi=oly, and just  as truly it will iiijuru the general system  if its use is abused. Ono certain method  ot abuse is to omploy a goar wholly out  of proportion to tho physical strength of  tbo person who is trying to push it.  COMPLICATIONS ARE FEARED  More  Yellow   Fever Among  American  Troops���������More   Troops   Landed  in   Cuba ��������� Negotiations  for Peace lo Be  Openct'.  "Wasiiiniiton, July Ki.���������Twenty-  three new cat.es and lliree deaths from  yellow feverare reported fiom General  Shnfler's camp near Santiago.  SANTIAHO   KITUATION  There is nothing I new in the  Santiago situation. Peace negotiation-lor lhc MiiToinler of the city aie  still in progie>.*s. General Toral on  behalf of the Spaniards raising  seveial unexpected questions, such as  that American should hand the | Calgary, AIta  Spanish soldiers back their arms when   Clinton, Ont  Incorporated by Act of _ arllEment. 1S55  Paid up Capital  Ra-'t Fuji'I   -  Head Offiee-  52,000,000  -    1,500,000  -Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Macpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  VV. M. Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  II. Markland Molson  P. Wolfcrstan Thomas, Gen. Managei  A. D. -Durnford,   Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  termsthe aucouuts of individuals,firms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  English and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rates.  31  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Out.  landed in  Spain.     The  point will not  be granted by the Americans,  TltOOI'.S  r.ANIIRD  The Uuited Slates 11 oops _ have  landed near Cienfuego Cuba.'  COTtU'I-ICATIONS  l.-EAUHI)  London", Julv Ki.���������lt is learned  from uniinpei.jliable sources of an  outburst between Rear Admiral  Dewey, of the United States nnvy,  and the German Admiral Iren. The  incident is only one of many, which  Admiral Dewey iiiteipreted as  menacing the United Stales interests,  lie has referred the ' matter to the  Washington authorities. The situation may take a giave turn any time.  READY TO TALI-  "PEACE  Tho Madrid correspondent of the  London Daily Telegraph has sent his  paper this niQrning lhe following:  "The Spanish government has  definitely decided to open peace  negotiations without delay, proposing  as a basis the renunciation of her  tights over Cuba, and the immediate  discussion of any other reasonable  proposals the United Stales govei iiinent may make.','  SPAIN SCATIKD  The Spanish coast towns are in a  state of panic fiom fear of United  States invasion.  -     -- '        PEACE AGAIN  The Spanish government will open  peace negotiaiions immediately.  SPANIARDS   NOW   DISARMED  AMERICANS HOIST OLD  OVER SANTIAGO  GLORY  Exeter, "Out,  Hamilton, Out,  London, Ont.  Mon ford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  _\Iorrisburg,<">nb,  Norwhh, Ont.  Simcoe,  Ontario;  Victoria, B. C.  Revtlstoko Bruno"):   J. D,  ANOEES:  Ottawa, Ont.  Ow_n Sound, Ont,  Ridgetowu, Ont.  Smiths Falls, OLfc  Sorel, P. Q.  St.,Thomas, Ont  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJunc'n.Ont  T:er_ton, Ont,  Waterloo, Ont  Woodstock,Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Vancouver, B, C.  Revelstoke, B. C;  Quebec.  Molson, Manager  OF 0.'\HADA  ��������� Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  ifcserve     -   -   -    -   1,200,000  Directors: <<  II. S. Howland, President  T.R.Merntt, Vice Pres., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jaffray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stay ner  5 Elias Rogers.  ,   D, R. Wilkie,.General Manager.  Branol_.es  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex  Fergus  Gall  Ingersoll  Arrival of Cervera at Annapolis���������On  to Porto Rico���������The Fatalities���������  Yellow   Fever   Is Pretty Bad Nov/  Washington,   July   IS. ��������� General  Shal'ter has wired to the  war tlepait-  from Santiago  as  follows: ' Santiago,  July 17.���������The United States il,ig was  ,���������,.,,, ,. hoisted   over .the house occupied by  Sandwich girls aro parading the streets the Clvil BOvmilM. ~l noon today,  of London just now in tho sweet causa \ Much distress exists ' in tlie city, but  of advertisement. Ihey aro not parfcicu- very iltllo sickness and scarcely any  lurly pootio or pleasant additions to tho | yenow fever. if the Spanish had re-  sights of this vast London town, and, in j Bjsted it would have cost 1CC0 livi'S to  fact, thoy seem to mo to emphasize a, have taken it. "'Amidst, impressive  good deal of tho squalor aud misery   that  ceremonies  the   Spaniards laid  down  Saiieliviclt Girl, in Loudon.  is always apparent in tho most fashion  ablo and crowded of tho thoroughfares.  You wonder to what straits theso girls  .must liavo been brought beforo thoy consented to mako thomselves tho subject of  tho gibes and tho jeers of passers-by as  thoy wander along muddy streets, clatl in  their lone, shapeless bluo gowns, with  their littlo sugar loaf hats and their pathetic symbols of oflico planked renior.so-  lcssly on breast and back. They aro prct-  _ty,'_somo__o������-_-tlicso-_girls._-aiid_-lmizQii,_a-  great many of thoni, but tho"   thoughtful  plV^^iJ-.-!  ��������� r%ii,ri}_t^;  their arms. General Shafter returned  to Rals his sword after the latter had  surrendered it.  tv.iit echoes  Washington,    July   IS.���������Refugees  are now returning to Santiago.. '  " 'Admiral Cervera wilh his officers and  men have anived at Annapolis.,  The immediate advance of- the  United States army and navy on Porto  Rico-is reported;���������^ ==^=���������=���������.���������^������������������  SiXfhuudi-'ed cases of yellow fever  and five deaths are icported from Gen,  Shatter's camp. The total loss in  killed and wounded at Santiago is -aid  to be 210��������� killed 131, wounded 81. missing S.  Portage la Vancouvei  Prairie Winnipeg  Prince Albert  Revelstoke  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO.  Niagara Falls   ISt. Thomas  Port Colborne iToronto  Rat Portage     j Welland  Sault St. Mariei Woodstock  St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec.  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd'b  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom money -may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in tho United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; - Chicago, First National  Bank; Sfc, 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  Kingdom, United States, Eurejpe,'  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted fop at any of  tho Hudson's Bay Co's. Posts in the  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Revelstoke Branch  a  VAf  -PETRET-m  NAPANEE    ROBBERY    AGAIN  TELLER   PONTON'S HOLIDAY IS  INTERRUPTED  ������**2~.A--_2gg-  O SANDIVlCn ���������XKI.S IN LONDON.  spectator must wonder if over theso women will turn into tho wretched, shambling, hopeless beings who aro tho - mtiscu ���������  lino equivalent for tho pcraiiibuluMng  advertisement.  The sandwich men of London, it is  woll known, can only bo recruited from  almost tho vory scum of tho earth, or,  as in many cases, from thnt pitiably  numerous class of irretrievably ruined  "gentlemen" who havo sunk so far that  thoy aro willing to sliamblo hopclossly  under tho woight of advertisomont boards  through long, dreary hours at tho payment of 9 ponco or a shilling a day.  Suroly this ought to bo ono of tho forms  of labor in which,tho "upward and onward" spirit of tho modern woman with  her thirst for equality should not pono-  trato.  RIGHTFCr. QUEEN Or GREECE.  of Palaelogus, and the hesd of one ot ths  oldest royal familes in Europe. , In iici  are united tho claims of all the dvnu-tic.  since Constantino the Great. Hut ilr  powers disapproved of her and preferrcc  a man who would lie more plastic in  their bands. The Princess is _5 years old  and is mother of two sons and a elaiigh-  tafc.  Roentgen Iln>- iinil   lli-er Germs.  Messrs. Docmeus nnel Von Kuonsherg,  in Gormany, havo boon Investigating tim  action of the Roentgon rays upon gorms  contained in beer, and claim that lho  assumption that tho germs wliich woro  not destroyed belong io another variety  with a strongor resisting power, to bo  without foundation, but that it is, nevertheless, proven that germs suspcnd-xl in  boor may bo annihilated by tho rays.  Electricity for "Wheels.  A French firm has announced that it  has doviscd an apparatus by which a  singlo bioyclo may bo run at a speed of  thirty miles an hoii>*, and a tandem at  fifty.  England Gels the Elchq Shield at the  Bisley Shoot���������Germany Not Inter-  f.re���������A   Cruiser for   Newfoundland  Winnipeg, July. 18.���������England won  the l-lcliu Challenge shield at Bisley.  The Womens Chi istian Temperance  Union have repudiated the Chicago  temple scene.  It is repotted on good authoiity that  Germany will not intcifcre in the matter of the Philippines.  A British cruiser sailed for the  French coast of Newfoundland and  trouble is expected.  the napane'e crooks  Toronto, July IS.���������XV. II. Ponton,  teller of the Dominion bunk at  Napanee,i|was arrested nt a summer  resoitnear his home in Belleville on  Saturday last. This is the second  time hu li.is been arrested in connexion  wilh ihe lobbery of SII.COQ from the  bank in August last. Ponton has a  writ pending against the bank for  S50.CC3 damages in connexion with  the fiist arrest, when he was ncrjuitied  by the police magistrate. The report  now is that Pare, a notorious burglar,  has made a confession implicating  Ponton land lloldcn, who was recently arreslccl in Boston. Pare says  that after the vobberv the money was  taken to Ponton's room, where it w-.-is  done up in oilcloth and put. inside * " *  |llere the Itlegiam cease's and is all  The IlEUjvno could get out of the  wires today. |  A slender action is pending against  Rev. J. Fd mon ils, of Toronto. Mrs.  Benncr claims SG.Oi:) for an alleged  slander on liar late husband by  defendant when pieachiug in lhe  Woodbine Methodist chutch made the  remark that Mr. Benncr.' her late  husband, "hael gone to hell and was  damned for the bad life he had lived,'  and also that plaintiff was illegally  detaining her son in a lunalic asylum.  T_2e Roman  Shoe Maker3  D.aler in   Hoots anrl    'hoes.     Mackenzie  Avenue, two doors south Mclson'd __ok.  Harness licpairlng dene  Moderate Prices.   Work Kuarantccd.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material ������  ������������<- Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call aud see us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoko Station, B. C.  JAS.   MeMAHON  General  Blacksmith  AND WOOD WORKER*  Wagons, heavy and light, built to order or  repaired.   Horseshoeing a specialty.  FERGUSON  The Centre  of the  Lardeau  Mine*  Be Sure and register at the j  BJILMORJIL HOTEL \  When you reach FERGUSON. ���������  The tabic is provided with the best   :  the market affords.    Rates from $2   i  to $3 per day. *  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������   Proprietors.  The  Shop on Douglas Street,  S. McMahon, Manager.  East, Revelstoke.  Shop on First Street, junt ^est of Union  Ilot.l, Itevelstoke Station. .Tan McMahon,  ilanager. _2-tf  Pioneer  Stores  of Ferguson  and Ten Mile  Cummins & Cp.  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Dealer in Miners' Supplies, Hardware,  Groceries, Dry Goods.   -  Everything to ho "found in a general store.  Poet Ollice in connection.  At our TEN-MII.E BltANCH Etore  Powder, Caps. Fuse, Coal, Steel,  and all Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies are  kept on hand  FB__- NK BARNARD  Brick and Stone Mason  thimney building a epecialty. Contracts  promptly attended to. Material furnished  when called for.      All   -work   guaranteed.  First Street,  Revelteoke Station  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  Shortest and  . Quickest Route  "To Yukon and   Klondike Gold'  Fields.  ������ To Eastern and European points.  To Pacific Coast.  China, Japan  and Australia.., - ".   -.  - ,-���������'������  *T5  TOURIST  CARS  Run daily and  are  models   of  comfort.  '   Magnificent sleeping and dining  cars on all trains.  Tickets    issued    through    and  baggage checked to destination.  ��������� _, __.  ���������?*,V"V"  -s ~"S ..-I  Daily Trains Leave Revelstoke,  Eastbound .7:40 a.m.   -  Westbound ". .5:20 p.m.  Southbound 'for all Kootenay  points ."..' 8 a.m.   -  For-  information,' time 'carde,  maps and tickets apply to  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke. -  XV.   F.    Anderson,  Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.     ..  E. J. Coyle, District Passenger.  Agent, Vancouver. -  ' .���������,  -*\- iy'  -_ ~  ���������>:-  TIME C\RD     _;  Subject to change without noUoe. '    "     '  Trains run on Pacific Stand _rd Time.  GOING WEST  8:00 am Leave.  836 am  936 am-    '   .  ������������������������__am      "   .  10.03 am      *    .  10:18 am      ���������    .  10:38am      " -  lOuVl a m Arrive  -. DAILY -OOINO EAST  ,- ..Kaslo .Arrive3:50pm  .South Fork... 3:15pm  -Sproule's.  ..wEitawater..  ...Bear Lake ..  . .McGuisan...  Cody Junction  . Sandon .  -   - I CODY LINE  Leave 11:00 am....Sandon.  Arrive 11:20a m ....Cody...  2:15 pm  2:00 pm  1:18 p m  1.33 p n>  1:12 pm  "'1.  , ~i~  ' 'J',-  .. Loavel:C0p  .Arrive 11:45 am  ,. Leave 11:25 a m  ROBERT. IRVING ') OEO.F-COPKLA-ID  Q. V. and P. A.        I       Soperlntea ent  T_2e Vernon Soda  Water ,Work>s  M. J. O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  Mann factor or of Soda Water, 31neer '  Ale, Saisaprilla and all Soft Drinks.  A fnll budpI-  kept in . tock at He-'  Carta's  Cold Storage,. where orders  can beleft. a_0-sw-tf  L. JL FRETZ  Contractor and Buildep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  -.JI  ���������19  ���������  s-  ���������i)->  ** .  -oi  ;i������V  irt.1  -- hi.-  'j.'j-  Workmanship Otuu-uxteed  nn     Terms Gasb  J.K-epnagfyan  Carpenter  and Builder  Office and Workshop:   Opposite Court  Hocse, Revelstoke.  Plana, specifications and estimates given on  a-plication. The largest Btock of doors, saoh.  brackets, turning., mouldings, base cosiasa,  kilu dried flooring, ceiling, and all inside  finish is now in stock and will be o__red at  prices never before quoted on thi. tide of  Vancouver. Any one requiring any of the  above materials will be consulting thtfr own  interests by getting my prices before ordering  elsewhere. a_r-t(  im .  .;>  iui  iej-������ "  ill if  .i I  I'll  !?���������)._  .i.e.  ���������nr  ir.'f  '���������ti i  y *W J^^/>'y>^'*',--/--v--���������_>>  Citizens  of Revelstoke.  We l.._,c llii*. opportunity tit  lln- cinl nf uiir > .nr's l.-.i'-liie'*-.  to ilirtit'-   yt.ii   f.������r   \.nir   kir..l  p-1-ulln...e *o  llln-l'lll'i.V CMl'll.l-  cd "... u*, In I'm* pi-t.nii'l nl*o  v. i-h :u call \ our iit'.-ntion  lu  llie-    tlll't     lllllt    \, C    llllVl'    ju*t  received tlio  liirh-e*t  or.lcr i.i  Drugs and Chemicals  ever opci:."l in ]:ev������'l*tol.c,  iliri'i-i from the iiuiiiiifiictiiici's  r.u.l imj-irlcr*, 111? .iiiiility of  v. hlch we c".inriiiitc.-'.  Our Prices are Right  iind -..o 'Ui'ly io iilcn'-c our  customer*.  Our Store  is Open Day and N'ight  Hev. S. ,1. Tliti'iiii-on  h'l't  feir  Lake Ciiy vi'sti'i _l.iv morning.  Trout  " nearest   Mn muni"' it-  in  I lier.'--..11 hy the llevelstoke A.  led  fur ilt*j.cii*iii_;. ������_������~"  innil oreler*. iin-l ;  Vrcmpt attention.  Canada  Drug  & .  Book  Co.  Limited.  Wc  lie  ���������eiiu-il  tlicm  77'&y&$i.K''<*^&-&'.ti}T&.'lll^ty&������  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  *.f):30 at the Vic. Cen- a sandwich.  * Gr> tei R. Tapping foriiew potatoes.  Vancouver Province: 11. P. Atkins  nnel Mr. .Smith, nf lhe I-oolenny .".fail,  1-i'Vul.steike. ure ill A'ancouver.  Jliss A. Iloach. who .i.s returning  east from a visit to const e-ilie's, is  stopping over a few day*, with Mr. ."mil  Mrs. D.McG.iLhy.  Percy P. Clarke has nlitaiiied a pn-  sition in the si nre of .Tunic:- Gill & (Jo.  in place of Charles Walker, who i-*  now managing Lhe Brooklyn branch  for the. firm.  Eilher the Const papers are Irving  to create another Klondike liooin. or  .hi't'o is an extrao-dinary quniitily of  gold coining down on every steamer  returning froin lhe- north..  Trout Luke Topic: The pei.t eifiice.  afc .Fergii-on aiiel the" money order  oflice at Trout Luke City i.s coining���������  sn is the liiilleniiini. Couldn't you  help up alittle Mr. Bostock?  Complaint is mode that the Canadian ant hi--i"i lies lia ve not yot arraign eel  for papers to go to Tlawson" hy mail.  Until papers and parcels can he sent to  all point": on the American .side.  The August nuioher of the Deli lien tor is called the Midsummer number  and presents many features which  emphasize the intore'st of (lie inaga-  z'.ne for ail members of llio household.  It is i .ported al Ottawa that Mr. XV.  XX'. B. Mi-linos, 51.P.. is anxious In  get into the oppnsifion cahin.t when  formed in the Province of British  (Jiiluniliia nnd to l-etire fiom the  Dominion House  The   (leilel    Commissioner   roliu  I'riuii a trip south on Thursday.  Heavy frn-.(-, have ocemred in the  Palouse, Wash., country, during the  'past week.  .1. Hutliei land, of ?>IeKiiinnn "_.- .-_?11111���������  eilaiiil,   ineieli.'uiL..  of   Fergusim,   was  in town yesterday.  .Mi". 11. I .all it; leaves on Monday lei  lake a pn_.it ion willi .VcCui hy eV: Co..  Iij.i. Iiirniiinv dealers in Nelson.  'J'lie 11 i_i_.\m_ rercivoel a liatielseune  licuu|iiel uf llnwei'.s froin Airs. II" Ts'eeil-  h,tin's gaiclen, Thomson's Landing,  Air. AV. Ii. Nicholson anel Mis.  Niflinl-uii are visiting .Mr. and Airs.  Andy Craig, nl' Thomson's Landing.  The (J.I . 11. have arranged to give a  i'.-1 urn rate or Hi_ -,"i from here to the  ll-ileyon Hot Springs until September  ."-".t.li.  Premier Tui'iiei". so says the I'Vec  1'res.s, does not eoiitempl.-ite reigning,  but. inleiicls lo meet the legisltituie in  due course.  The Ciovei-iiui'-Geiieial and Luely  Ahereleeii and party came up from the  sunlit yi"*li_i day and pi oceedeel to llie  coast on No. 1 la. I nighl.  The Cassia.-,- nomination-! look place  on the 1.1th insl., and the election  comes nil'on Align.t. (jLh. Only gov-  ei-niiieiit men are in the field.  It, neiw appears tli-'.l (he l.'nilcil  States troops will soon hi; having a*-  much Iroulilo with tho Onhaii insur-  genls as the Spanish themselves.  The MaoUeii'j'.io-Glover Co. are now  appearing liefore the footlights in  norlhei ii All'eita. a*; also will the  Harry Lindloy Co. in a few days.  The new copper telegraph wire,  whicli i.s lining laid fr^iii Montreal  lo Vancouver, reached thi.s place on  Thursday, the linemen working west.  Constable. MePne re I uriied yesterday  I'roin Ari-iiwlie.-iil, bringing with liini  Thos. Curlis, who is charged wilh  perjury in connection with a miner.il  claim.  The Bishop of New '.Vest minster is  a guest at the Union hotel, lie will  preach lhe sermon iu Si. Peter's  church tomorrow both,at morning and  evening prayer.  Wednesday was a red letter day in  1...-island, the occasion heing a civis  reception (n their excellem-ies the  Governor General anil Lndy Alieuleen.  A royal time was spent l.y Americans  anel Canadians alike.  Air. II. SI. K.imh.ill of Vancouver. ".  staying at, t Im Union w.-iitmg the  arrival of a strain launch fiom llie  coast, which lip inte-nrls- tei put on lhe  A iti iv.- Ij-iku lo piy round Brooklyn.  Peer Park nnd I'o'.ison.  The Kovolsioke tlr.imalii' eluh pur  nose holding ."unithe:" entertainment  on Thursday, .J u'y 2Sh. which piom-  i-es lo rival tlu-ii" previous produclion  ���������i month .���������'.;''). The p. oceeds are lobe  divided helween lho cemeteiy fund  and St. "eter's chinch.  Alex. G.iinei" is now at Arrowhe-atl  anel leaves tomorrow moitiing for  Uiooklyn. Alex, has ju?t fini-hed the  assessnii-nt .work, on. the  Sultana .em  letivo re-  i), c.     !  ] Mrs. Barbara 1'eltipiere anil family  I ."iriived I'iniii l'Minonton last evening  I to lake up their lesideiic-e heie.  Ai the re-opening services in the  I'i e-hytei ia:i church tomorrow, the  !>ul|i_l will lie lilleil in the niorniiig by  i Kev. .Mr. Thompson anil in lhe even-  ling l.y lhe Kev. Mr. JMenzies, the  pa-tor. Sjieeial iiiusie and antlienis  will be renilereil. A collectiem in aid  of the building fiinil will be taken u;<  at both services.  [ROUT LAKE CITY  Cre  -K\ji  for   a    Mill   Test���������Big  lion of School Trusties  ShipBinjr  Assays-  Tnofv Laici-: Citv, July 21.���������The  exi'i'S. ive rainfall of the past few weeks  Iris h.ul a eleinoi.iiiy.ing eil'ect on  b.i.-ini'*:*! lice aiul has a!.-*;) been lhe  cause of keeping hark the pi ns pel-lot  anil miner from the hills, who .ire  really a nil wailing for dry weather lo  get In work on their properties.  Trout Lake Cily is a geiotl sample of  westei n eiilhiisi.isni anil e>nf e-i-pris-i'  .Iiisl a year ago this month Tiniil  Lake City i-eiuhl only boast of thiee eir  four log" biulelings: lotlay she li.is a  scoie of I'Stell'-Ul. frame builelings,  slrec-ts laid out and graded ami everything in first class shape. .Most nriinr-  iiii-nl among llie new building- is the  Windsor holel. owneel by Mes-i'S.  .McCli'imnu to Clack, which   was  built  a   cost   eif nearl}  nnel   furnishei  !*_10.lj0i). and is not. only a credit to the  town ilself. !mt, is not excelled by any  lioiisi: in lite Kn.ileiiuy toelny. Lhe  Iiakevie-w heili'l. owneel .by N.it, Lay.  C. II. Hume to Co.'s h "tnilsonie new  general store, the receirding eifiice, unel  -unne verj- handsome collage lesi-  deiii'es.  (joii!siel',rahle development work is  being done on tlie pioperties near  here'and .-ome surprising show ing on  |-.roperties reptutetl. Already there  are agents in I he countiy looking up  preini-.-ilions for their companies .mil  in a' very shoil whiiu it is expected  some gooel sales will bu made.  Two tons ei'f ore from the Ethel;  claim, just west eif town, on Glacier  mount.iin, is being shipped lo Trail  for a mill test. The Ethel is showing  up well uniler development work and  the owners aie justly proud of their  excellent propositions,     -    '  Messrs. Me Cleunun **. Black, of the  Windsor holel. showed your coric's-  poudent samples, of ore from Canyon  creek, ul Ihi' lower end of the lake,  wliich assayed 2l!i0o'j-*. in silvei-.") elwt.  inlgold and 17 per cent, copper.  At the election of school t rii.-tees on  Thursday   -lessi--.    A.     Abrauaiil-Son,  Abey anel l.ing were elected.  i  Tho steamer Virloria i= making  iegtil.tr Lwice-a-we-e-k trips rreuii town  to the foot of lhe lake.  1  THEY WILL FIGHT  James J.  Corbett and Kid McCoy  Will  right for $20,000  Ai coiiling to i he arliile.s .J. .1. Corbet t anil ICiil McCoy will light fur a  pmse eif !,.2(',(-i)0, winner tn lake all.  In-fine Ihe Hawthorne. Athletic Club,  of ii'.ilV.ilci, ?i'.Y,, on the al'Lernooii of  Heplemlier JO. if ihe weather be favorable, or if n postponement, be ilesii--  tible on sonie ol her gii.umls, the bout  is to lie briHighl iill" some afternoon  between September 13 anil If). Tinmen who' al'iixed their .signatures lo  the documents were .Mr. day. rcpre-  s'.'nling (lie eluli; George i"'. Considiiie  on behalf of Curbed, am1. W. JJ. Gray  I'or Ali-Coy. William A. Brady was  present when the .".rtiiles w ere  signed, and si,tied lhat the  we,ul.*, "'for Lhe iii.ivyweight championship of the .world" should I in  msi'ili'il. This vats done, nil hough AA'.  P. Gray said that. J''il'/.-iiiimoiis was  the ihaiiipion and i'naL if McCoy won  lhu coming fight, lit: would not claim  lhe heavyweight, t-hanipionsliip.  Tom Sharkey, who was als-o pre.-cnl,  said he was anxious lei meet CorbelL  or Ale-Coy. e>r be)tli on the samo elay.  bul his proposiLieui was not iisteneel to.  Both pugilists have begun training.  CorbeLt, tit Aslnn-y Park anil -McCoy  has established training quartets at  .Iim Dougley's place on Saratoga hike.  I.ach of the principals, as well as the  managers of (he club, will eleposit  $2500 within a week to bind lhe agt.'o-  tiienl. The stakeholder uniler the  present agri'ement is Al Smilli.  At.-,  M-0--** J  JT5)  fi  3D.__3_A.X.3i,.I-' X3NT  AQent. I'or tho  BlicKciisdc-r-fcr  Typewriter  Gents' Furnishing'S  Boots, Shoes, Hats, Gaps and  Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and  Fancy  Articles, Patent  Medicines, Etc.  POST  OF'PICS   STORE,   BBVEISTOKB - ~B. C  Sta.tiou.ery,  Wr-\ -  >?l  "���������Da  4*M  Keillor's   Dundee   Marmalade in   i lb. Jars  and 4 lb. and  71b. Tins.  Crosse & Blackwell"s Jam.      Maconochie's Pickles.'  Tetley's and Other Choice Teas.  A Well Selected Stock of Dried Fruits and Canned Goods.  Mother's  Mush, an Excellent  Preparation  for Porridge,  Especially Adapted for Hot Weather.  A 1 Large and Small Cheese. , Freshly Made Buttef.  New Laid Eggs. Hay, Oats, Bran, Chop, &c.  m>  -S?������  BOARD   OF   TRADE  FERGUSG.!  Items   of   Mining and Personal Interest  From Lardeau's Mining Centre  J'niK'l'.-ox, July 21. ��������� Feignse.n,  although from .1 b'isitiess sl.tmlpiiinl  isejiiie'u at, the pi-.-senD liiue. o.ving  chiefly to the iinf.iviir.ihie ������e.ithcr oi"  llie p.i.-l _ix weeks, is only I>i.i ling  tim". anil ils e-itizens .tie as lii-pelnl  ��������� odny of lllu fiituie gie-.itni'Ss uf fi-r-  guson  as   t:    uiining   eentic.   as   they  The appointment of Mr. Alex. 1").  Alclntyre, of Kauilonps .-mil Mr. John  Manning Scott, of Kevelstoke, a-  notary publics for the mainland, wiu.  announced in the last issue of ihe  provincial Gazette.  "There is untolel wealth cont.-iiiieil  in the mineral ledge*; anel plae-ers of  the Big Bend niiel Lirdeaii. ami uiill-  ions of'rtollars will lvwaid those who  have faith in the countiy ami help lo  develop it." saiel a prominent mining  man to the _fll_it.-l.l_> man lud.'.y.  -The rane-hes eif  AVilliam.-nn.   IL.yes  Kamsay antT olht-i--. '.vhit-li have  hitherto been connc.leel wilh ihe> lown by j been no a tour en' ln-pi-i-lioii   thiough  a very   circuitous trail,  will  -0011  b. ! the soul li   country  and   report  favor-  the  Great  Western   lead   ami report-,  fie property looking well.  JT. Co.-sai" is in town today from  Cariboo tree!" e>n his way te) Cnlgaty.  He-ay*. U1.1t ."i gieat deal of work i-  being clone em properties in lhat  di.slilet this season and he purports  returning in a few days lo le.-uti e  opeiations on hi.- own claim.wl.-th are  .showing up -pleiidiilly as development  continues-.  XV. S. Stout, general niana_.ei". anel  G.'Foul, supei inti'iideiit of the lit,-  minion Kxpre-s Co.. Ment e.i-t on  Thuisela v morning's No. 2.    Thev have  were .'luring the ru-h of last vi  Anil ll is not lu be wotuli'ieel  f-'e-igii.-oii. has the lii-liesl uiining  ptop'-r-.ies--.si rei'iniliiig il of any plate  in' Kootenay. anel only w.iii= Lt.*"  .ttlvei.t of capilal to develop them "ind  to_ !>i''_v_ .th'-' .rit"lliu--s eif the l<':t>t-  Jl-voveri'i       lie!   1    on    'tne  ro-.iiuii:ig tl'.e town.  iiioemt-i:  sur  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS     '  The fcillowing is t li--t of guests who  have registered at the Halcyon Hot  Springs during Lhe past week:  C. E.'Shaw/lie. elstokc; .1. Haverly.  Macleod; ' AV. J. Camp,  Alonlreal;   11.  Mrlntyi.'. Nelson:   G.   iMrC.illn.   Sandon; .1". liG_-is~~~Ro.-"sl."i!iil~   Cnpl. D. IT.  Alacpherson, Calgary; .Mrs. D. Alackay  and family,   Nakusp;   Tir.   and   Airs.  Bi eit and son.  Ban!!';   AV.  .1. Uresiin-  lian.   Air. and   Mrs.   Jle.ynolels.    U. K.  Phair,  Nelson:    AA'.   Mic-hele   Siviani,  Crow's   Nest   Pass:    I.   T.   Brewster,  .1.     D.     JMolsrm,"   llevelstoke;    S.   II.  Pluinhe, K D. Mont,  Hossland:   .). P.  livers.  Trail;   T.   11.   DeCew.    J.   A.  DeCew. Arrowhead; Air   and  Airs, .1.  Gill.   Bevels! oko;    Aliss     R.     Purple.  L'-'.'idviMe. Col.:   C.l I. AValker.   Bevel-  stoke:    T.   Mi'Niighl.   Golelen;    .1..   R.  Crow,'.   Kossland:    .T.   S.     Lawrence,  Nakusp:   AV. R.   Wilson.  JCuske .100k;  R.   Al.   11 mni',  Revels! oko:-A.  Belie-.  Quebec: G. Lux,  .1. Ifatkiu.s.   Sanilon;  G. O. Ross. X.ikii_p; F. AlcCnrly, Rev-  fUloke: G. A-qniii, Sj-.n'-.-mc,   Wash.;  .1. A. Sli.irpe.  Denver. Co!.;   A.   Jvn.n-  ijniiT,   Nelson:    P..   J.    llamillon   anel  wire.   N.ikr.*-p;   P.  .1." Rii.-*=ell.   XV. F.  Anileiooii.   J.  .1.  "_I*~rt i������ou   and   wife.  Airs. S.   i_.  llasieii. W.   Hudson  anel  wife. I-I. C. Ph.iir. Nelson:   Air-'.   Pioy-  art. N.-.kusp: Ali-sILA. Lucas. DanIV:  W.U.   Mrei-.   Trail;    W.   .1.   Booth.  R. AValmore.  Bi-vel.-toke:   J. K.   Will-  liams, Kingston;  il. Curring.   Sanelon:  T. Clair, Silvei ton:   Hon.   C. TI. Alack-  into--h.   Mr~. .Mackintosh.   Mi-i  Afac-k-  ii'.lo.sh. Aii-s  I-ohel   Alaekinlosb.   Aiis-  II.-iwI .Mae-kinlo-!i. Aliss Glailys-AIaek-  ininsli and mai'I. li. C. A. Afackintosli.  ri'-T^Scr^T 77���������_?.: .1 r "fiiTrnsii f���������Van cm 1 verr  'flicqimrteriy gi'iiernl meeting ni the ISevol-  .steike Ileum] of Triiele will he liolil in lhe Court  It-iise on _i iilay, .inly 2U. nt S p.m.  Mumhurs who hnve not liniil  their suljsi'riii-  tions nre re'iiiu.*teii to ilo mi hciorc thi'ineatiiiir.  C. IS. SII.IW.  SSjICt Secretary.  Ilouse and Lot For Sale,  A riiiii-.rtiible house, nml ."HI ft. lor, for _ulo  nl 11 liiuv'iiiu. S'iluiilo on -_.!'onil Ht. e.'ooit  voii-oiis for sulliny. Tumi-.: .. J5ei eusli, Imliinee  to suit _uiri'h_-_r.   -\pi'lv nt Ili:nti.n odiee.  Have Tried' Our Store  'Ana are mw our  Customers......  Gents' "Fiiriii-liiugs'  Boots and Shoes  Prcf-po' tors' Supplies  Camping Outfits  Summer Uiid'.rwcav  Huts and Caps  Sliirts, every deroript'on  Groceries, all JVesh  -Flour  Teas ninl CotTecs  Riitter si nil EgP's  Canned Good.--  ffi*  fe;  B0N'r RlAD THIS  llul if you elo, we will tell you of some of lhc rooiIs we hnve in .slock.  I-verytliiin; >em require Tor lho kitchen from the elicnp cook stove to a  l.iili'.ce mime. All sorts of cookiiiK utensils in tin, e'orTpcr, ftrmiite nnil nie-kle.  All llie lr.tost kitelu'ii novelties-,��������� asbestos cooking mats, patent grnlers,  revcilviiur enke cutters, etc. Wire sooili, in nil lines,���������binl enges, hinl nesls,  hlrel glns-es. _T5F~llooils for llie prospoclor,, for the uiiiier, for the sport.  Onus, liillcs, llovolver*, CnrtrielKes. Car-IIiinlivnre, Tln<iiiltlilii^,  I'nints,   Oil.   lili-ts, Ktc.  W. ffi. LAWRENCE.  -THE ���������  ih '^'kr^TM'^'.dT'  fjf^ji  ATcrretal)ks  31 i:n'3 e't.oTinxei, youths' ci.otiiixo,  I'.OYS'AXO CinfjDKI'.VS ICXICKICfllJOCKKI!  ,      KUITS.     - -  A lar^o .issnrlnieiit to selei'l from.  ,     XIXKTIKS, XIICKTIilS, Xl-X'KTIE-.  Pit HITS, KIIIKT,=, SIIIHTS.  ynsliionnble, Kriiiul ii-sortiiient.  ��������� DicYCM': U0SI-: roii nux Axr> hoys.  IIICYOI.B   IjKiIOIXCii"���������11 novelty.  UUl'.IIMIt IJOAT,--. Don'l _;elwol.       ''  .mkx'S ruKxisitixciS, hats and oath.  l~ull lines, r.plenillil range.~  HOOTS AXI) SHOKS KOIt 51EX, WOMEX AXD  OIIMjDKEX.  All sizes, all t-rie'c .. -    .  ("AliriiTS," OILCLOTH, UXOI-EUJI,  "- WIXDOW SHADES,   '      ,   , -'  LACE AXI) TAI'ESTItY CfllTAIXS, Etc., Etc. '  You have been ilenyin^ yourselves .some e>f  IIicm' Kooils bei'iuis-e you thought they were too  ileur; once liimim priceil our Kernels, yon wilt  be convince'.I tliey are w itliin your rciie-h.  !'J    _'i  ?������4''-il ^tr0 "r>  ...4~-n"-4/'~'':H"4>  ___) _i-_l  ^"J  ���������L --m  & 'Pi  Eranch Store:   Brooklyn, B.C.-   -' Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave."  --   . Prompt Attention given to Mail Orders.  iry.  For.sl.tn.l. Rosslanel.  rscr  O.i pt.  Is  up  i.e-.tli  the  ii~u.li  i  art.    bi'tng   pi eve'ttele'il  nl   K'h"n  fini-li.-il   wil!  s .-.11  -ipp<j-:Lii!.iiy  i"j    IiOr.i-::i:   ZS'n.    AVe arc of the opinion  lli.it you  cam ot   get- damages  as   we  '������������������.ii..!*. I ii:.de.-~taiid the CI .T". need not   fence  Answers to Correspondents  l-euchr-el hy-a lmn-li more c~iie'c-l lemte.  Work on lhe new trail will he eoiii-  nienced iniinediately.  1 A prominent ilrygiinel-, 1:1:1:1 ask eel a  t-oiin_rv- customer ye.-terd.-iy where he  paw his announcement regarding  some special values being given, anil  he immediately replied: "Oh! in tlie-  Hkrai-I) ! The se*mi-weekly llKiy.i.n  c-ovel-s the fieTd. it fills til" bill, and  merchants cannot afl'oi-tl to overlook  this fact if they wish lo spend Iheir  advertising appropiialions  profitably.  Ko. 2 fire brigade li.is been presentt el  with three fire mackintosh vests by  ,Jas*. Gill to Co.. and Ale"Ssi>. IJouiiie  Dros. have promised an outfit of  sweaters. In addition to the.-e liainl-  isome gifts Alessis. S. S.iiineleis and ,L  G. Allen will each present lo the fire-  brigade a medal for a series of ho-e  coupling and other competitions which  will commence in about, a couple ejf  weeks.  ably  In-: i",  .1. G.  on all utllre-S especially I he otlii-e  whii his bound In be all right,  AIl.-u, being the agent.  ('. li. Pager, of the firm of XV. P..  Pe.tse to Co.. 1 otiiriifd ftom .1 week's  Mip to Regina, where he has been  rooking after li.~~-iiie.__*.- inti'ii's!-". Air.  Pi_et-.iys that thu prairies areiimil  H"giuanii' exjiei iene ing a mo.-t f.iy-  eu-.tble season, the e-ie-p*, arc- looking  well .mil tiiui-s aw e0111 pai-.ilively  brisk.  The C.P.R. h.ive pul on a new train  lo be known a.s the- "steamer c .pre--"  ii-twi.-"ii Winnipeg .'ml Fort, William,  miking i-lo-e* c'uiiiii't lieni \\!th the'  ho.:I.s   at   the   l.illev   plnce.       P.iriii's  The new u.i  and south Cork  wilh timidly, a  giu- mm" ii-.vn  get in -������ lpplies handily" aril pr' c"i't  with tl-." work of eip:-i.ii.g up tln-s.  jii-opertii'S    mi   that v.-hi-n  e apita'i  visit the camp they can tee  for l!i'-m- j their    line   wiibin   llie   loivn   limits  -eiv.-s lln- tl ue rirhii'**.. of t.he-1 oiMit'.-y. 1 Unise--     an.l     1,it tie     shoulel   not-   he  The elay of wildcat mining i-' nv.'i' nml  Che.'miner imi-t be  pre]~.ei"ii   to  make  a -linwing lici.iii" eap'la!   v, ill   take .in  intere.-l in hi- properly.  ~Ti;_-sr-. (',-iiiipht'll and Jeihiisoii enrie-  j I Ini ���������;������"     an.l     1.it tie     shoulel  laile.weel to run at large.  lown i'riuii their prop-'ity. tli" 15,ul  -iml. 011 G.iiliei" ereek. .1 few day- ago.  anel in e onvt-r-.ition tln-y deni.-il (lie  -l.iLciiie'nt t lt.it I he'll jimpc'ily wi-  liorul'.'il Lo an Kngli-h sytidir.tlt' for  .TilUO.'.'-). A gen! Iem.in now .in Ho-s-  lariel who re-pi-c-*-ents a .-tri'iig -.ynili-  eate. h-t.- iiei'ii in cn c-poiid"ni'������- with  the owner- oi" the Hart-hot. aiul will I  be 111 Fergusem ue\r. iv,-ek  mer   tii"   property   with' -\  |-ll:*~T clash  General Store  For Sale  Minor  __0JlIliJ'  . nnd prn'.pL'f-lciis  FALLIS  &&Li  'The I'eoi-lo"s Htei-e.'  leaving tlevelstoke with tb.it, liurpo.-e  in vie-v, would leejuiic lo lake Tiiuis-  elaj,'s. Satiii'ilay's or Tue-.tlay'.s Xo. 2,  which leaves her,- at. 7:!:) .1.111.  The influence' of tht; pre;  pinc-h.-ising it for the coiiijiaiiy.  TI."   *.-.���������'_.-  Ill  l.-i,.!..  r.f It   Pr-I   tl"'-'' RJ-nJ-rftl  , "'," I *!..n-  fur   -tli-,it .1 < ...-.eulii.    Tim   'lor.' I * tlw  lo   loo,,. 1,,,,-.,. (,j,j. ln  .^,. :. r rJ( aiul   Is-the-   outtililnsr  \ JC'.v    to ; -t'jrc ior a iiiitnl. ,-.,,' .-*.rnjrs In He' Ki*"h l.e-cd:  Me****rs. (J.imphi'll aiul .Ti)lui-*on have  rloii" a great deal of v. oil;   in   the   pi-t  four years  _n their   vahi ible   piopeily  in  llu-  way  of tiinnclliiur,  about   VHP,  feet,   all   toll!,   anil   .'.re   iieftv   .".lioiiL   to!  le,.])  Lhe  tewaicl   "f   ih-'ii"   pliu-k   anelj  pei-e'verur.c-.' in staviner ullh il in   llu* i  I'.ie-i'of .ill difficulties. "   The   n_-:fe.\l.~)  hopes .-eieiti to be-able to aiilioiuii-i*   th"  sale   anel  will   elo   so   lrom   the  fii.-t  .-.oiiice.  Air. B.ive* Pergu son's new * hot e!.  wliich was openeel on the' i.'jth in _ant  wilh it grand ball, is- one '>f I he l.cst  lieni-es in the' Lanlcuii to-.l-iy. Th"  lititel is fiiriiisheel tiiro.iglioill- with a  view to the e-omfoit of the g;i<"sl-. and  f)av" is elesei ving of all ]aai-e fu: t he  manner in which lie h.is- riiet 111"  ui-h"-of the travelling public hv ��������� In-  upon   t'"- j l,,,ii,i:i.K  fiiiel   furr.i-hmg   of sutli   an  pt-0"-pei it}' of   ;i   mining ce.iiiiiniiiity i.s 1 |jni..j  ui.epiestioiiable.      Inve-tor, look for  a  11 i.tert.r-.-.     'II,.- i-.'^-rictor'.*��������� cljliijeil ;  nit.t 1- th. r.-f.ir. >!- -iro'l" to -I'll.  :-v.r fur:l,.-r ;.rr: ,-i.i-i  . %o e*.-i-t  Th'-i .* ;  .^tij- man.  .-. f-[j;.lj- K>  r. M. e.'ITftOX.  TIiejM-nii''1 j'.i'l'llii'.'.  o-:tinity !"]��������� h ii**-. ''.'i-'j"  I.l.vi.'.'. V.'K'J-r  ���������i.M<.y.,i<7i'i::itt,i  Office of tae ~fr,iff.c M.'.n^ger,  _2Jd. 1830  ,V/innlpo������  ���������i-  RATE NOTICE NO. 33  I-i p'f.'i-t nniil S'-f.tT,il.>-r.":ntli  .11.. - ji"fc- r , 111't i"i',i-i will lie ia i-if.-i t:  A large nn in her took advantage' of  tlie picnic held on AVeelnesil.iy aL  Williamson's ranche under lhe uns- decry  pices of St. Peter's church Sunday  school. For the gi eater part of the,  flay they were favoi ed with delightful  weather.      Games   ami   past hues  >f  ji, 1 per that gives 110 tu.. ertain .sound.  >~i.r eloc-s a paper neeel lo iihu Leap anil  II anel -itnilr*-. If it spit-ails  out a pa no: ma of the business going  on befoi" inve.-liii s they cm easily  p'ck for thi'in.selve.-. And this is all  investor.-! look  !e>r.   an  aitual   cle.-crip-  various kinds weie indulged  in by the-  ehildren and a ple-.-ts.iut time was spent  !>y     one   and   all.     The   AVilliamson :  ranche lias  long  been  k~~own  as   an j pap"i-th  ideal objective' point for  tion of the .-.late of .iiVaiis.   v.liirh   wil!  help 1 lieni   to  eke  mil   their   lack  e.f  knowledge  ami   e-_pei-ii'iire.     Sueh   a  IIl'.iiAi.ii is aiid it,  means  to  ic-li  ]i-irtie.~-. j e-uve-i the field.  A lot of work is lieing ilone up llie  noil h fork this- year, anel a eoti-iiler-  .���������ilili'iiiriioiiiit eif ore will.be r.iwbi'leil  ent le. the trail .-mil shippe.l to the  -ini'lfi'i" lhis fill fiom picipt-rties in  that loi ality.  SH: Cr. F. Lundy. of Inni-fail. is in  fowii arranging teige-t, I h" a-sesniiieiit  woik done on his company's piopeity,  the Highland group, up the north  loik.  .liie-k ICiiowI'-s left on AVetlnesiliiy *o  elo "-ome. weak oil the: Towser, which  adjoins lhe; Silver Cup.  --.ri'Ion to i;i,<  'I lire. Fori.    I  F. II 0:1 '-.: :  tll'J f'lllew i'.l.t  !;c\i'l. I.',!,  ���������"'allili.li  lli.l..1.11  :*'U on  SI.M'iltl CltV  Trail  I!..,.*!,, nil  lln .0  A ln-< north  Xcv.-  Oeii'.e  Ti cl-  ila. ,.  'in-l r<)tiin  ''l.cry nml r.-ttir   7>  tr'l.ij ,iu>3 Biiii'lny, lir.ilt 10 r-itiirn  t-> IIh1j-w.ii Spring*"  I  S'l  1 7,"i  .V)  ,-t'i to ilnlcioti -priii-js urei i^oe.'l  for .'u  ROBERT KERR,  Tr..ffic Manac<:r  Tie P. I". l'ipe-r Co. have now on liimil  I-'ir*t Olr.-s Uriel: nt right price-:.  IntciKliii'.   I.uililurs   woulil ilo well lo  Call nml examine.  _  I'.rlclc ynnl Just north of the Omi Club  Krotuiit-'.  Mull orelci- promplly .itteinloil lo.  I'riccs on npplicntion.  The F. E. Piper Co.,  Revelstoke, B. C.  A. E. BI  CiiiEE.  MISS  SORLEY.  ���������_������������������___.  TO 11  l-'or rre-erviiiB fresh tuul kooiI  Vosctnhlcs, Cnnnoel inul l-ileil l-'ruits  l:l.-cnils in (.'rent variety.  Cl-i-ilen Stuf.S of nil kiniK  OKDEliS TAiri'.X  FIRST  i~~~I~I~1>EI.IVl'~HY  STREET,    EAST  i=-.=EC3__-  Buy Fruit  and Groceries  . *  Tleit nn- ko'j'I, V.'c probtilily  hnve lho liest stock In town,  e/ur f.-'ilt btisiiic-*s hus incrcaj.c'1  lei inch j.ro|.oreieins Hint we  1.nse It iirrhiin. eliilly, thus bc-  ri'.ei.M Iiik frc.-i, nml we KUariuite-'it's  ij.. -i:t>. Our prices for e-inin-  tlil. S"-'-fj.r i-.iiiniiiif jiurpo*es���������-  cr.- [...-'tlve-ly the lowc-tin the'  _-'ei.-ji.ii.i;.-. CjSf -Mnll ejr0er<e  t-roiiipllj llllc'l.  Hutchison &o Co.  THE STAR BARBER SH0P  *.������8S---*  C.-udij*.*! and Cigars and  Confectionery. Tobaccos.  ������70~  All kimls of ShnvinK -Material  Kept in *tock ii-.i-I for .-ale to the  Tri'.ilc.   1'rlci's ri|{h'..  Light-  Transferring  and Carting  *~G~~-ToIcpliniu! vour onlcrs to W.M. I.nwrcnce  nnil tliey will be promptly iilleniled to.  Robert Fleming  HAVE YOUR  Bread  Dcil.crcM fresh every <lay nnel elou^t, roast  yourself ovor a 'burning ^"X'fi^    ^is^  FRESH ,   '>^^-.;  Groceries'  A nice new line at exceedingly low- price .  Pupil of Mr. Wm. II. Sheriveio.l, of,Xew  York ninl e:iii.-.|i|;o, iitu) Mr. Krnc-t Whvio  of Ottawa, will receive. pupiU for iii'-tnic-  tinii 111 pliiiioforlu plimiif; unil siilfe'iiu;.  ������Sr-.SIiiilIo al Hie re.siileiK..) of Jlr. T. .1.  e.iiilitim, JlcKi'ii/.le Ave.  - r.i  If we inaele it, it*, proper  uViiiniistrntions dally in the art  of Ceirrect Tailiirintc.   Our  cus  tomers  are models of lieiitncs- -"  anil fashion, and  wc take pride  - In havhiff   tlicm   such'.   If  you  nre particular,  if  your   clothes  Miiust lie " just so "��������� then we  want >oii for n customer. It in  our pl'-'iistiri! to picnic the mnn '  of cxnctliiR taste. The' man  hardest to plensc is the man we  want. Won't you let us demonstrate with yon.  Suits, $30 Up.  R. S. Wilson,  The Kootenny Tailor,  Uevel-toke .Station, .  A. N. SMITH,  KEVELSTOKE  !!A KICKY....  Bath Room in Connection.���������Kot or Cold.  shop opposite   C-uni.ln Pmg .t llook Co.'* storl'.  A. H. S12INN, - PROPRIETOR.  Musical  Instruments  You are reouc _eil to Ior.]; over iny  ���������elect stock of     VIOLINS.fiUITM'.S    31AXDOMXS    lie)H..EK"S JIOL'TII OltGAXS   isTKIX'iSnnd ACE.=--OKIEri....  Aii excellent siock at low- prices.  Tobucco*, ("itear-, SVift. lielrcsliinK Drink*:,  Stationery, Noeel-, Japane'-e Curio������, Ete.  Cha,s. J. Aman  W.&.gSRNBV  Painter and  Decorator  First Street East, Revelstoke Station  Graining, Taper Hanging, Hard Wood Finishing, IIoii"e Painting in 8ll Branches,  Carriage Tainting, Glazing, s_c.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie Ave.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture.


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