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 0���������  jj   ^'L-^lA-^c-^--^----'  ������~f      /  -ISSTTEID   TWIOE-A-WEEEI - WEDNESDAYS    AIsTID    SATTJK.3DA.-5rS-  Vol.   II.     No.   67.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17,  1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ?������SjS3eSS2Scc2gJsSfei^e2f_3cJg~^  . Hudson's Bay ^  f    Company  [ISCOItrOP.ATKD 1C7U  ' &  J8  The   Most   Up-to-Date   Outfitters a  Sj in Western Canada. jj  Intending Prospectors should write us A  for one oT our now Folders, which v  contain!- an excellent Map and cn ji  estimate of the probable cost of a $.  complete outfit for the Gold Fields, -y  Hudson's Bay Stores,     ft.  Calgary.  C-LCUKY, Feb. 1   1S0S.  ���������S_?__?g������������S-_S.^  Haig  ������S5   Crage  Notaries' Public,  Sols Agents for.  Jijeyelstokc  - ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries|Public, &c.  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of Cannda.  Front   Street, R-VKI_TO_E,   B. C.  Monev to Loan.  V.White.Q.C. '     .1. .M.Scott, B.A., IjIj.R.  F. T.. Gwilliin.  JAMES  MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister,' Solicitor, Etc.   _,  Oflice:   Cowan Block.   P.O. 110x198.  '   Third St., Revelstoke. B.C.  HARVEY. &    M-CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,    Etc.  Companv funds to loan nt 8 por cent.-  Oflices:   Molsons Bank Block.  Third Street. Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Deaier and Di ayman.  Pravlng and delivery work a =pccia"ty. Teams  plwavs rendvon ihnrtc-tnotice, rontrncts for  Jobbing taken. C_9~~~Agont for the Standard  Oil Company.  MONEY TO LOAN  i=���������x_lVe have a-largo Miin-of-privatc-funds on  hand to loan on real estate security, at  lowest rates.  60 tf  White & Scott.  Barri-iter*, Etc.,  Rcvel-tokc, Ti. C.  For Sale at a Bargain  One good extension tabic, two pretty toilet  sets, one child's collnj-iililc cot with mattrass,  one new (Lavrre no'.) air-light heater, two new  mattrasse.. 22 lengths new stove pine and 1  indestructible elbows, one " hood " for stove,  used a month, Lawrence'" make.  Apply at the Hkiiald oflico.  For Sale  1.���������Business lots on Campbell Avenue. A  snap for cavh.  2.���������A lot In the centre of the lui������lne������������ part ol  Mackenzie Avenue. ?80(i In cash and liable lo  go up In price before long.  S.���������~lii_.lne������s lots, 50 foot front, on First St.,  between the two banks.    Pome of the choicest  - bUKlncsn property on the market.  4.���������Four lots at the comer of Third Street  and Campbell Avenue���������a good locution.  5.���������Two lots nearly opposite Samson's residence on Third Street, fino each. Nice lots  and a bargain for re_ Identlal purposes.  0.���������A lorgc frame two-storey residence, Just  erected on Second Street, two minutes milk  from C. 1". It. Roundhouse, plastered Inside,  fence, verandah.   Price 11,500. on easv terms.  7.���������Corner lot. next It������vclsio_e l'ustofilce,  Front Street.   "."_" cn.li.   A bargain.  8.���������Two-roomed shack to rent on First street,  near our office.   ~fi per mouth.  Straight loans on real property round the  ceiitrc of the business part of the upper town.  Ko red tape, formalities or delay.  Apply to  .'! Grogan & Co.  Application for Transfer.  Take notice that the undersigned, SO davs  after date. Intend to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for the Revelsloke riding of West  Roolcnav, for a transfer of the hotel license for  the sale of liquor by retail, now held bv .lolm  II. Skogstrom to the names of XV. J. White and  J. A, Emerson.  WHITE ._ EMERSON.  Tlatcd at Albert Canyon this 2nd day of Sept.  1898. sept" lm  Liquor License  Take notice, that I, the undersigned, intend  to apply 30 davs after date lo the Stipendiary  Magistrate of the Rciclstoki- Riding of West  Kootenay for a license to sell liquor by retail  at my hotel, situate on the Waverley waggon  roadl ten miles north of Albert Canyon.  ROBERT PATTERSON".  Revelstoke, August 1st, IMS.  Notice  Notice is hereby given Hint I lui'C applied to  the Honorable lhe Chief Commissioner of  I.ands and Works for a special license to cut  und carry awav limber from lhe following described lands,"situate in the district of West  KnoU'iiar: On tho cast side of Upper .\rrnw  Lake at ('.'alc-iia Hay, about seven null's southeast of Arrowhead, t'ouiiiii'iiclug ut a post at  the northwest corner, about live chains southeast of the mouth of Heeii Creek and marked  "C. II. Jl. N.W. Post," thenco running south  125 chains, tlience oust 80 chains, tlience north  12" chains, thence west SO chains to point of  commencement.  ;   c. ii. Macintosh.  JtosslamU D. C, August _Jrit, ISMS.  C. B. Hume  HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL  CAKI.0ADS_Ol"  Staple Groceries,  Flour and Feed,  And are in a position to quote  ���������   PRICES   that are  bound to sell.  Full Lines of Hardware  Full Lines of Crockery  Prospectors!   Miners!  Come and see what we've got in  your  line.   We niiikc a spccfalty of this trade,  _und can lit you out quickly und at right  prices.  Agents for   We have nt our magazines at Kevelstoke and  Thomson's Landing, a complete stock of explosives, caps and fuse, for sale at wholesale  and retail.  THE GIANT POWDER CO.,  Victoria, B. C.  C. B. Hume & Co.,  Sole   Agents,   Itevelstoke   Station,  and Trout  Lake City, U. C.  At the.  Ec Ge-  House Furnishings  Just received direct from Scotland.  If you will come and look nt our   BRUSSELS     ,-. .  ���������::::::^IC������..::_:::' Carpets  ' '. MAORI   JAPANESE RUGS AND SQUARES  WOOL SQUARES  FLOOR RUGS  COCOANUT MATS  You will-be plca������ed.   And don't forget that we  have a  Full Range of Linoleums  . Also LACE CURTAINS, ART MUSLINS,  TOWELS and TOWELLING, BLEACHED  and UNBLEACHED TABLE LINEN,  Etc., Etc.  Dry Goods  A fine assortment.  BGOts and Shoes  Jli^pcst nnd best ns������ortmcnt in the town  Aiul ronioml.er to a-jk to soo onr lines of  Straw and Felt Hats  We will sell ���������>_ rock bottom pricey, and will  cry to please you.  Kevelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  -      Trout Lake City, B.C.  " ��������� . ���������- ''���������������   ���������'���������    ' '���������    : "JY   x ���������"  C. B. Hume <& Co.  Great  departmental  tore  of___  The Emphasis of Low  Prices  Worthy goods of every sort  are cheaper now than we ever  rembor.  Prices are down to rock bottom, and tLie sellin������ . capacity  of this business is the power  by which we control find distribute bargains.  The more business we mass  together Lhe better chances we  give you?to be thrifty.  Developing thi.. into a departmental store is bringing  the crowds in greater numbers  and special values are snapped  up in.a hurry.  The reason why things move  so quickly may be that you,do  a good deal qc looking before  you come-here.  Great Bargains in Every  Department  Glove department���������a plum  for every customer. About 10  d-.'zen is what we have re-  inaining ot our *bi������ purchase  50 dozen of Ernil Pewny & Co.  be.'t quality Kid Gloves, four  button lengths, in all the leading shades, every pair perfect  fitting^ Tliey were manufiic^  tured to retail at ������1.50, which  is tlieir actual value. Monday  w,e place "them on sale at the  phenoniinally low pi ice of 90  cents.     As usual you will find  Big Bargains in Our  Dry Goods Department  _ We Lead, Others. Follow.  Every novelty is shown here  at less than wholesale. We  are hcadquaitcrs for everything in made up gnrments.  We Lead. Others Follow.  For the Little Tots  Neat head gear for little  heads at little prices.  ��������� 192 Fisher's toques in dainty  Tartan coloring,splendid value  at 75 cents. Watch them go  Monday at 50 cents.  . The Big Stores' sheeting  and cotton values are known  to all economical housekeepers.  Here's a price specimen : 36  inches grae cotton, good useful  quality, that you'll pay 7 cents  tor elsewhere, here 20' yards  for ������1.  Flannelette, 25 yaids good  flannelette for SI  Tlie - Great Departmental  Store for the latest novelties  iu mens' neck wear. Hats,  Clothing, etc., lowest prices  and largest assortment.  FOSTER 0N_THE WEST  What the Member for York Has to  Say About Various Interesting  Questions  Hon. Geoige E. Foster, ex-finanro  minister, returned to Ottawa, on the  5lh inst., from an extended tour of the  west. He is enthusiastic over the  mining prospects and speaks most  hopefully of the. great west. Ho said:  I made quite an extended tour of the  west, almost entirely in reference to  business and iiiining interest. I went  in by the Crow's Nest Pass as far as  Wardner and found the road bed in  remarkably good order and a grade  nowhere greater than 1 per cent. The  scenery is much wilder than by the  northern route. The road will be  easily operated in '|Winter. From  Wardner I visited Fort Steele, thence  t,o Nelson and Sandon, and on-to Kossland.  Mining interests are developing on  tho whole most satisfactorily in all  these camps, though less rapidly in  the East. Kootenay, which hud been  almost without needed transport facilities. Niuv owners are working  their property and several important  strikes have been made. Some mines  are already assured in that district  and much activity is shown in prospecting and bonding. It is believed  that copper will play an. important  part in the coming product of Enst  Kootenay. The rails are laid from  the C. P.,R. to the coal mines near  Fernie. and the coke ovens are. being  constructed at the latter place. Most,  satisfactory development, is taking  place at the. other camps. Less is  being .aid about Nelson and the Slocan ' th.ui Rossland, hut equally good  work is being done. The sale of the  Centre Star at Rossland has stiffened  the stocks of all the active, well conducted companies there, and the results are certainly very favorable. I  should not be surprised to see half a  dozen - dividend -payers in the camp  before 'next July.'-thoiigh of course it  takes time and money to develop a  first class claim into a mine. The best  indications in the districts are the  good work being done and the settled  general "conviction that the time of  mere experiment is ended and that remunerative action is now a matter of  degree alone. The C. P. R. is showing  remarkable activity and making extraordinary expenditures to provide  adequate facilities for transport and  smelting, aiul it is safe to sny that it  is keeping even '.villi the situation. It.  is pushing through to -the boundary  country with great energy. Arid mining interests there are feeling the spur  of coming transportation. I have  said nothing of the many other promising districts, simply because I did  not-persoii.iIly_vi'iit-tlieiii.i__They_are-  all showing more or less improvement.  ��������� I heard sninethinar about politics in  British Columbia. The singular action  of the, governor set men's tongues  wagging, and so fnr as I could learn  this course was ciinilemned on all  sides. He dismissed Mr. Turner, who  had a cle-ir majority, on the ground  that, he did not possess the confidence  of the people, and summoned a gentleman who had neither a seat nor a,  following. He then came buck to the  leader of the minority party, whose  selection he allows lo administer the  parliament and draw salaries, without  even going to their constituents for  endorsement. Wliat- his next move  will be no one knows, but it is pretty  certain to be until her blunder. If he  i.s being advised from Ottawa, one  must question the wisdom of the advice given: if lie is reiving on himself,  the. matter is easily iinder-tood.  Meanwhile charges, and serious  charges, are being bandied about between the governor. Ins aspiring son,  and tho lender of the late government,  in a most uiipdifyitig way, and people  are everywhere asking "where they  are at" in constitutional government.  What, will be the mil come no one  knows ��������� probably in the end ait-  arrangement of parties on "straight  party lines. Dominion politics are  being widely discussed ir. British Columbia and the west, and the Conservative parly is full of hope and  activity. Organization is being undertaken with energy, and when the next  trial of strength comes there will bo  an undoubted change in representation. I addressed in British Columbia  meetings at Nelson and Rossland with  XV. A. McDonald and Mr. Daly. Associations have been formed in these  towns. In Calgary, Moospjaiv. Indian  Head and Whitewood enthusiastic,  gatherings were addressed by Messrs.  Davin, Senator Porley. Premier Hatil-  tain and myself. The party of broken  promises "has without doubt lost  ground .in the Northwest. The chief  evidence of Liberal activity I noticed  were the frantic, efforts of the press to  discount the allcred ina1-ud~i~.iiist~.il.-  tuui of Yukon affair."1, the hegira of  high officials from the frozen norlh to  more southern climes, and the flitting.,  to and fro from the private car Cumberland, in whose curl."lined recesses  were dimly visibly the burly form of  the Liberal whip, the Napoleonic  minister of the interior, and sundry  othev of the faithful on pleasure or  profit bent.  TRUCK MT  CASE  The First of the Kind Tried in Brook-  ��������� lyn���������The Case Was Thrown Out  The Tract act caso which was tried  before XV. IT. Cooper and G. C. McGregor, J. P.'s, at Brooklyn last week  was decided against the plaintiff with  cost. The case was entitled Crozier  v. Mann, Foley Bros. & Larson, an  action for wages. The plaintiff, n  blacksmith, sues the defendants, contractors, for balance of one month's  wages, $71.35, due 31st of August, and  for which tlie defendants gave a time  check and refused to pay till the regular pay day, the 20th Sept. Horace  Buck, solicitor, appeared for the plaintiff, and B. F. Woodman appeared for  the defendants. After some argument,  by consent of both parties, the information was amended and it was  agreed that the case should be tried  under the Tract act. The only evidence taken was that of the plaintiff.  Mr. "Woodman, solicitor for the defendants, claimed the court had no  jurisdiction and filed the following objection:  Sections 1 to 0 inclusive being the  only ones in this act bearing upon this  particular case relating to the relation  of employer and employee, and especially mentioned in section 10, that  this case cannot be tried by this court,  they not having jurisdiction owing to  the fact that the claim of lhe plaintiff  is for labor performed more than 3  miles from any incorporated city or  town. We therefore ask that the  case be dismissed with costs to plaintiff.  Mr. Buck objected on the ground  that the objection' was loo late and  should have been taken before the  evidence was gone into, and argued  that the line on which the plaintiff  worked was a continuation and part  of works undertaken .in an incorporated city.  i The court adjourned for an hour,  when the following decision was  given:���������   ���������      . -       ��������� '-   ��������� ���������.,'''  We have carefully considered the  evidence ���������' and the points raised on  both sides. As to the questions raised  by Mr, Woodman for the defence, and  objected to by Mr. Buck for the plaintiff, it is unnecessary for us to go .into  as it was part" of the argument for the  defence and would in any case have  been necessary for us to consider in  arriving at a decision.  It therefore only remains for us tn  consider the caso on its merits, and we  have, after most careful consideration,  no alternative on the evidence but to  arrive at the following conclusions:  l������t. No part of the work on contract  held by defendant is within 3 miles of  aiiy incorporated city or.town  2nd. The contract of Burns & Jordan, whereon the plaintiff was working���������as admitted by his own evidence  ���������is noi within 3 miles of any incorporated city or town.  Section 10 of the Truck act, 1803,  states: "This shall only apply to any  workman employed altogether, or in  part, or in works or undertakings situated wholly or in part or. any incor.  porated city or town,or within 3 miles  thereof.  Those facts being established, and  as the plaintiff rested his case on the  said act, we are obliged to dismiss the  complaint, costs of court to be paid by  plaintiff.  W. H. Coori-n. J. P.  G. C. Mc.-Gitntioii. .1. P.  REVELSTOKE^ FUTURE  A   London,    England.   Times   Corres  pondent   Places Revelstoke as One cf  the Five Great Cities of Canada  Tlio London, England, Times, the  greatest and most influential newspaper in the woi Id today, has an  excellent 3 column article from one of  its correspondents on British Columbia, dealing on the early history of  the country, whicli is most interesting, and also on the mining, lumber  and fish industries of the province.  The article winds up as follows:  Vancouver is fast becoming tho  largest business centre of British Columbia-. The Canadian Pacific railway  has of course done much to bring this  about. At the present time there is a  noticeable difference betwiien'tlie people of Vancouver and Victoria (the  capital of the province). In the latter  place, which is the seat of government  and largely residential, owiug'to a  number of more or less wealthy people having-found it a peculiarly beautiful place to live in, there is not much  enterprise; the inhabitants are quite  content, and very rightly so. to live  at ease, having in many cases won  their fori lines with hard work as miners in Cariboo,' and desire to finish  their days in 'comfort. Consequently  lhey do not feel tempted to risk their  incomes iu new mining ventures. For  this reason the country must "look to  outside sources for the introduction of  capital to develop the various mining  districts. There are certainly not suflicient rich people in the country to do  it. I feel persuaded thnt Vancouver,  possibly Revelstoke, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal will be the great  cities of Canada. Victoria I do not  think will largely increase, as it is  unfavorably situated as a distributing  point. I am rather inclined to think  also that in time of war with any big  nation , which could operate on the  Pacific coast, Victoria might be placed  in a very awkward..pos'itioi~-".whereas  Vancouver could easily be protected,  and has'all the makings of an excellent port. An abundant supply of  fuel for all steam and manufacturing  purposes can always be obtained from  the mines of Vancouver Island, and it  is probable that the same coal deposits  will be found extending tinder the  mainland. In all these conditions it  is not difiicult to' foretell with practical certitude that, as British Columbia develops. Vancouver will become  a very large and important town.  HELP THE_ NEEDY  Revelstoke  Citizens  Will   Respond   to  the Call  The fire which oVem-red at New  Westminster last Saturday night has  completely destroyed the business  portion of the city." ruining hundreds  and leaving maiiy deslittite. The  sympathy of'every citizen of British  Columbia has gone out to the people  of New Westminster iu Iheir'hour of  aHliction. and with it the generous  support from the sister cities and  towns of'the province, as well as from  Lhe citizens across the border, in the  way of cash and supplies for the help  of Lhosi! who have been sufferers  from this great conflagration. Victoria. Vancouver, Kamloops, Rossland  anil Nelson and other point.- have con-  U.bated liberally. In Revelstoke the  citizens will have an opportunity of  contributing towards lhe ri lief fund  Hilda list is being circulated. All  subscriptions, large or small, will be  received gladly and acknowledged in  the columns of the Hhhaui.  Drowned in Great Slave Lake.  Frank Hoffman, of Sandon, B. C.  wus drowned on Great Slave Lake on  July 17th by the boat in which he was,  being swamped. Hoffman was accompanied on the trip by his wife and  Messrs. Joe Sneider and J. A. Hoff-  myer, of Sandon. Tliey had a boat  loaded with about 2,500 pounds of supplies. The boat was driven on to the  rocks near the shore nnd was destroyed and the cargo lost. Hoffman was  the only one drowned. Mrs. Hoffman  and Sneider joined another Yukon  bound party and went on. Mr. HofT-  niyer returned to Edmonton.���������Edmonton Bulletin.  And Yet Another  Tbe matrimonial epidemic "which  has for some time been prevalent.in  town shows no sign of aim ling. The  latest to succumb lo ils influence were  Fred. Ahlin, the popular merchant,  and Miss EmmaOberg. The ceremony  was performed in the Methodist  church on Wednesday afternoon.  Rev. Thos. Menzies officiating. Mi?������  Mary Mo.id took the part, of bridesmaid charmingly, while Albert Stone  upheld the groom while the trying  ordeal lasted. The wedding supper  was served at the groom's residence,  which will he the future hnmc of the  happy couple.������������������> M'_. and-Mrs. Ahlin  have many friends in town who will  wish them every happities, in their  wedded life.  DROWNED IfTTHE CANYON  The Freight Boat Swings With a Light"  Rope. Capsized. Broke in Two and"  Seven Men Were Thrown Into the  Mad Waters of the Canyon���������Wm.  Doyle, Joe Rolleston and an Unknown  Swede Were  Drowned.  Such was the sad inelligence brought  lo town   yesterday  afternoon   by  the  remainder of the crew who started up  the Columbia Thursday morning, they  having came down on the west side of  the river under many difficulties.     On  Thursday morning J. Neilson,  with  a  crew consisting of Frank E. Saunders.  Win. Doyle, J.-Luplante, Sam Bouten,'  Alf. Palmer,    Donald  McRae,  George'  Eachrett,   Win.  De Fault, Joe Rulles-'  ton and an unknown Swede, left  with  T. Horn's freight boat wilh a cargo of  machinery,   cable and  provisions  for"  the French Creek  Co.  and  were just  about through  the  canyon  yesterday  morning at nine o'clock when  a  liuge'-  sweep wrenched the bow  of  the  boat  from the linemen on shore, swung and  in an instant capsized,   broke in  two  and sunk, throwing seven of the crew'  into the mad waters of the Columbia1  Almost marvellously four of the' men  were  washed ashore and  rescued by"  IheVnoremen, but Joe Rolleston,. W.Doyle, and an unknown  Swede',' after"  a   desperate struggle  wilh   the" cold,-,  treacherous-waters,  sanli  to'rise no'  more.- ��������� , ~ '   -'  Rescue parties went up the"river'in'  the afternoon in an unavailing" search ^  for the bodies. A large amount of  bacon, flour, kegs of pickle's, etc. were'*  picked up, also the blankets- belonging -  to Uie unknown Swede.  Win. Doyle has a brother in  Winni-X  peg who is being communicated with.'  Jon   Rolleston   has  parents,  brothers'  and   sistei-s   at  2S   Bakehouse   Lane,  ���������  Leicester. Eng., a. letters found in his-  clothes left at the  Mining Exchange  went to show.     Trout   Lake parties .  are being wired today in   the hope  of  identifying the unknown Swede,  who  was a young, smooth faced man.  As an investigation will probablv be'"  held.'tbe Herald will say nothing for  the present, ��������� but   there   certainly appears to   have   been   inismanage'meDt "  if not an overloaded   boat.'   The boat  belonged'to  Tom Horn,   who'is also"'-'  looking into the matter.  A RAILWAY BADLY NEEDED  Lardeau Country Would Be   Quickened  by Transportation  Frank Hannn, of Trail, says the  Rossland Miner, who has- spent most  of the summer in the Liirdeau country  with a view to getting hold of some eif  the belter properties there, is in town  having assays made on the samples  which he brought out with him. Mr.  Hanna says that on the whole the Lardeau country is very quiet, nnil there  is not likely to be any immediate liveliness until transportation is assured.  The C.P.R. i.s surveying a line from  Arrowhead down Troul Lake to the  town of Lardo. at the head of .Kootenay lake. The people of the district  feel that the line ts likely to be built,  as they aro confident tlmt if the C. P.  It. does not construct t lie rond James  Hill of the Great Northern will do so.  With the proposed Nelson to Bedling-  ton railway constiiicted|froni the main  line of the Great Noi theni to the  lower end of Kootenay lake, it would  be perfectly practicable for Mr. Hill to  inn a line" of barges up the lake to  Lardo, where connection would be  made with the road's prospective line  from the latter town to Arrowhead.  The Great Northern is already in control of the Kaslo to Slocan railway.and  the people of the upper country are  confident that unless the C.P.It. speedily builds the line through the Lardeau  Mr. Hill will do so.  A BIG TOWNSITE DEAL  Chas.   H.    Mackintosh   Purchases   the'  Townsite of Deer Park for $io,coo  Charles . H. Mackintosh, resident"  director of the British America cor-"  poration. has just completed a deal for "  the townsite of Deer Park, just across '  Lower Anow Like frcm Brooklyn..  The townsite. was laid off and platted":  two years ago hy Colonel E. S. Top-.-  ping, of Trail, who was owner of a ���������  ���������o^edlaIf-illte^esfcrand-Jo^lIrLulill-"s-7^ri1^i;^  .S. F. Peterson, who jointly owned tbe "���������  olher hajf. For a time Deer Park was ���������  considerably .talked" aiiout. but"' for v  some leason it has not created much \  commotion of late in the real est aie ���������  world. ,      ,      . "  ������Negotiatioiis for the sale of the entire   townsite   and  many broad acres ���������  adjoining have been  pending for sev- ,;  eral  weeks, but   have   onlv just been  closed.   Tbe sum of SS.00O w-.us offered ���������  and refused, when the bid 'was- raised  to $10,000.    After sonie'consiilerntion '  this oiler was accepted.    'Hie deal in- .  dudes  1,-1(0 acre- in all, taking in the -  unsold   lots in   Lhe   townsite   proper,  with     exception   of   40   acres   and   5  blocks wliich are  retained by the vendors, but  on  which   Jlr,   Mackintosh -  also has an option.     The properly in- '  dudes '.1 miles   of   lake. front' anil in  places runs back   of "the lake ovei- a  mile.  It. hns been'given out that Mr. Mackintosh lias gieatly admired this spot  from the first nntl has boiighl it.solely  for residential purposes. He desires '  his family to be nearer than Vaiicou- '  ver to the scene of his grent mining  enterprises and consequently lie lias  acquired lhis' land and will soon erect  thereon a comfortable home.  Deer   Park    has    many   promising  prospects in (he hills surrounding the *  village, and some time ago  there was  so  miiph   excitement .in   the locality '  that there  was serious   consideration  of placing a>ub-recording ollice there.  A post  oflice   is   already   established'  and the largo steamers on the Coluin- ���������  liia will make it a stopping place.  A Partial Confession  BiiACEHHiDGK. Ont., Sept. 15.���������Win*  Junes   Hammond    was   hanged   this '  mm-ning for the murder of his  wife. ���������  Young Hammond went slodily to his  death,    lie was i est less all  night and"-'-  it was feared he would collapse. While  he died with the awful  secret of the  tragedy sealed .in his heart he made a  partial^ confession.     Just   before  the  trap was:sprung. Sheriff"Bells asked  him if he had  anything to say.   He  replied:    "I am  guilty  in   one sense.'  and not.in  another.''   "It   is reported  that when his father visited him  the  other'day Hammond said  he was not  alone in the ci ime.     This, has' caused  much speculation   and  led people to-*  ! wonder if there was another "or oilier  I pirti'.'s ivh: were interested in getting  I part of lbe insurance oii  Kale' To'i-gh'"-  J Hammond.' '.'__.!_!������-.ii .its*-! %  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in Interests ot  HeT<)!3:oke, Lirdeau, Big Bend, Trout Lake  IllsoiileWiOl, Albert Canyon, .lordiin  Pa_s mid Eagle Pai-i Uiatriola. ������  A. JOHNSON Proprlet  A Seini-W-okly Journal, published In tho  iotcrcen of Kovclatoko and tlio aurroundiiiK  district, Wednesdays .ind ..aliirdu-,i<,, ma-inn  ;loseol o.mimctiom with all traina.  AdvertitfiiiK liaios: Display ails, ?1.._0 per  column i-ch. $'-~.u~l per inch wlianlns._-.don titlo  l_&(ce. l^tual ana- l'2c Per (noniiaroll) lino.for  IiiHt inBorliou : S>c for oa._i additional insertion.  Itoadlnt- notices, lie per lino each issuo. Birth,  ���������������larrl_i{0 and Dentil noiicoa. froo.  Subscription Raton: Hy mail or carrier. ?2 OP  per annum : $1,15 Ior six months, stnully in  (.civancn. .. ,. , .  Our Job Department: Inn II~ci!4l.n Job  r~>epa.iim'ii- i������ one of lho boat u.|iii|.|.oa  priniinn offices in Weal Kootenay, and la prepared to execute nil kind, of piiotinn in llivi  class style at hones: prices One prico to all.  No job i.iol.irKO��������� none too aniall���������forus. Mail  orders promptly aiiundcd to. Givo us u Inul  on ynur next Older. .  To Correspondent1": Wo nil correspondent:, un a_y subjee'of inurost ',o lho Koneral  public, ar.'l deniro a rellab. regular corres-  "ondecl    in     uv.-rv     locali surrounding  kevcletokc. I" all i-.-i. OB tho lionu lido name  of tho v,-_i'.ur musl accompany manuscript, but  noi n< .,.',-_i'ii:-" for publicalio  .  Ad&i'.os ail cininiunicatlous  KEVELSTOKE HERALD  Rovolstoke, 3. C.  N0I1GE TO CORRESP-NDENTS.  ��������� AI! coiruopondenco must ho lcKibly  %\ ri'iteii on on_ _ ide of lho papor only.  1 Gorro-pourtein'o containing porsonai  miiitor m-.iac be sinned wilh 11.8 pr per name  of ihe writer. . .        . .     . ���������,.  ;.. Correspondence wah- rufoionce lo anj  shins that has appeared in another pai er  urn-' first be oil'eroii for publication to Hat  puper hsioro it can appear in Thk __kka_i>.  SATURDAY.   SEPTEMBER   J7,   189S.  ���������Tiler ignorance and unspeakable  loolisiiness" is the Edmonton Bulletin's description of a Free Press editorial   on   lhc   Yukon.  The assassination of the Empress  o������ Austria and the attempt on the  lite of Queen .V hilhelmina by anarchists arc indications o������ a dangerous condition of affairs in Europe.  The laws of civilized countries provide no punishment strong enough  for   such   dastardly   criminals.  TERRTGR1AL LEGISLATURE  Regina, Septebmei- 8.���������In the legislative Assembly .today Premier  Hauitain, in reply to Mr. McDonald,  .said che negotiations with the federal  government in regard to settling Uie  question of the. maintenance and education ot deaf mutes had not made  much progress since lasl year. The  position was that tho Manitoba government was not willing lo receive  ihe deaf mutes unless an arrangement could be made extending over 10  years, as it would be necessary to  enlarge the. present buildings, etc.  The federal government had not yet  acreed to this, and that was how  matters stood. As financial arrangements between the federal and Territorial governments were at present  the executive did not feel they could  incur the heavy expenditure necessary for dealing with the question  and must therefore await the decision  cf  the  federal  government.  FASHIONABLE FURNISHING.  Reiroit Stylei In Dou.n-ntlon   For Correal  Interiors.  Tho aspect of fashionable apartmont. la  now completely oliangod from whnt it was  a fow yours ago. Tlio subdued testliotlo  tints, the K.istluko and Qiieon Anno forma,  hnvo disappeared, and instond styles of the  Louis Quinze anil Louis Heizo periods ^re-  Tall, ull light, bright color, gold and ornamental work. Upholstery materials ol  delioute tones, covered with dexigns of  flowers, birds, ribbon bows, shepherds and  shepherdesses, nro preferred tu Iho mora  rich nni somhor tapestries formally employed, nnd the woodwork is gilded or enameled In white, ivory, pulu green or palt  NO*|E_ JACKET.  pink. Tho waif hangings of tlio lightest,  most delicate tints of paper or damask  aro frequently paneled, und tho general  efTect is thnt of n sort of frivolous formality, such as c'-inrncto-ij-ed tho actual historical period from which tlioso decorations aro borrowed. Thoro is nothing  bomoliko or comCortnblo in this stylo,  which is better suited to ball and reception rooms than to tho real living roon s  of o family, whero "doc-por coloring and  loss regulnrity of furnishing and arraugo-  inont nro to bo doslrod.  There is no sort of furniture snperior to  thnt mado of rattan for combining light:  ness and simplicity with comfort. Ib is  Tory strong and sevvieeablo and is also  artistic in effect. It may bo washed with  a brush when it becomes soiled, although  It does not easily appear defaced whim ic  Is finished wii,li oak stain und varnished.  With bright cushions itfurnishes n sittiDg  room or bedroom very prettily.  The cut shows u novel blouso jacket of  red cloth. Ifc has n bnsquo of medium  length, and in front tho fullness is arranged to form a looso box pluib, which  fnlls outsido tho belt. Tho jnckofc closes  under this plait, which is decorated with  three horn buttons. Tho rovers, high collar, basqno and top ami wrist of tho  sleeves are trimmed with hands of blaok  latin ribbon fastened by gold buttons.  .1 UlllC CHOLLET.  HIGH. GEAKED BIKES.  NEW STYLES.  The trout tvill soon be safe from the  snare of the angler. Close season  commences  on  the  loth.  The present dividend on the AVar  Eagle is ?207,000 yearly, and it is believed lhat this return tvill be shortly  very much increased.  The September part of lhc Canadian. Home Journal has reached us.  -Ttr-is������������������brightr-livelyr-full���������of���������interest  and beautifully illustrated.  The Dulce Domuni supplement of the  Independent Forester Is a very attractive issue and contains amongst  a mass of interesting reading matter  an ilustrated article on the Temple  Buildings which to those interested  in. Forestry tvill be very acceptable.  The first issue of the resuscitated  Wetaskiwin, Free Lance has b.cn  rccived. It has doubled in size and  comes out with -other improvements,  mcluiliog a liberal advertising patronage that should permanently es-f  iabHah it in popular favor. R. C.  Edwards is editor.  Tbo school trustees throughout the  North West Territories have received  a printefi notice of lire warning from  the i-ommi'-sioiiers oflice in Winni.-  pep. with a request that it may be  aiilxcd in some prominent part of  the school house and a request l>.  made that the notice be read and  explained to the children at stated  periods.  A big football tournament is to br  announced for the 15th of Octobei  and following days at Calgary. The  N.V.'.M.I-. -will send ' a team from  Regina and it is expected that" other  teams competing will be Calg._ry,.Cit.y.  Calgary N.W.M.P., Calgary industrial  School. High River Industrial School  and possibly one or ttvo olhers. Both  rugby and association will he played.  Among the evening atracllons will  be a smoking concert and a grand ball  at the Barracks.  Mrs. Wm. Shore, mother of K.  Shore, of Carson "t Shore, who died  recently in Ottawa, left* behind her  133 descendants. At the funeral six  of her grandchildren acted as pall  bearers. Thoy were J. S.. John and  Robert K_g!c:-o:i, and John. Fred  and Albert Slior������. The Ottawa  Journal says: The deceased lady  was 53 years of age and a native of  Ircind. She was one of the early  settlers in Carleton county, having  lived here about G_ years. Her husband died 38 yars ago. Shu leaves  one son, in.Ottawa, Wm. Shore, of the  canal service. Wm. Shore, and two  in the Xorth West. Thos. Shore, formerly of the firm of S. H. Borbridge  & Co., here, and Richard Shore, who  had for some time a carriage factory. The family of the late Mrs.  Shore is one of the most widely  connected in the county. Her children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren number over 125.  Forms ami Fashion- Which Will rrovall  In llio >.*ear Future.  Tho polonaise form is going to bo much  worn during the summer, ultlioiigh it is  not now, having been first seen on winter  gowns. The curve toward the foot Is increased In the latest modols, nnd the general effect is dipnillcd, but not very youthful. These poluuni.o skirts open over __  tablier of embroidered silk, mousseline de  soio or some other good? differing from  tho rest ot tho skirt.  Tho polonaise jacket is n novelty which  Ib seen in cloth, but is moro especially intended for silk  as a summer wrap  to b������  THE CYCLIST WHO RIDES THEM WILL  PAY  DEAR   FOR   HIS FAD. .  The Theory tVliit-I. Induces Muuy to Try  Tlitiiu 1��������� Utterly Opposed hy l'r.-telii'o  in Their Cuiitlnii-fl Use���������Thu KfToct ot"  >1Ir1. CunrliiK on tho Heni-t���������Sonic  _VI-._  W.i r.i  _  Goal's that .".ro abovo tho average aro ._  fnd among lho ry.-list . this year, and a,  lad likely lo ho well paid lor by the rider  who takes an old car wheel and has it  translurmeil into a cycle sprocket.  Nn hobby has been adopted Iiy tho irro-  pressiblo wheelmen so likely to render  worthless all tho possible advantages accruing from the uxoruiso of riding a  bioyclo as lhat of putting gears from 100  lo 120 on iheir machines.  'I*lie theory lhat a long crank is advantageous in reducing the exertion necessary  to push a wheol geared up so high that  tho rider's knees hit his chin whilo propelling tho ma'chino is all right as far as  it goes.  The trouble i.s that it can never go far  enough, for the crank should ho about  ono yard long to compensate lor the back-  brcakiii-C elfort of pushtns a gear of   11 ti.  Against, a heavy wind it is quito out ot  tho question to push ono of tliosna'onorin-  ally geared contrivances more than a few  miles without sinking down in a stato ol  oxh.iustion. In fact, one or two Sundays  it has been oxtroinoly laughab'lo to watch  the high geared young men walking sadly  along the puvemont, pushing their wheels  by hand, when riders with a rational  gear wero ablo to mako headway on tho  Wheel.  Tho fact that racing men uso high  gears on lhe track i.s not an argument  that a young man who is confined in _n  ollice six days of tho week and rides ths  seventh can use a similar gear for road  riding.  Thu gears that aro employed on some  wheels this spring aro positively dangerous to health and there should bo somo  commission ompowcred by law to restrain  thoso youngsters hoforo thoy lieeonie vie-  thus to thuir insatiable d'.sire to outstrip  sonic other rider in tho height of gear.  Abnormal gears mako an abnormal  hc.'H'C beforo the season is over. Thoy  moan that tho rider at tho end of what  Sio thought was to bo a day's ple.'isnn"  outing returns homo irritable, nervous,  exhausted completely. Tho heart action is  Irregular, the mind tormented by a feel,  Ing of uneasiness and a genoral sensation  of weakness is apparont in tho limbs and  vital organs.  Cyclists who havo mailo a careful study  of what is good for them and what is not  good, instead of increasing their gears  have reduced them. IS is butter that the  legs should travel around with tho cranks  nl the niachino a fotv moro times than  that tho constitution should bo irreparably mn down by making demands upon  thu physical organs which thoy are wholly  unable to meet.  -inn bicycle will bilng -good health to  any person who uses it wisely, and Just  as truly it will injure the general system  if its use is abused. Ono certain method  of abuse is to employ a gear wholly oul  of proportion to lhc physical strength of  the person who is trying to push it.  AN  AUTUMN  MORNINGL  the frost's -gleam where the dow wu drlpptnf  Just In tho space of u day -gone.  The rose deep edge of the sun Is slipping  Through mellow mesh of tho autumn dawn.  Song of neither the thrush nor the linnet  RlseB and Bweeps in a broken flow.  Only the breezo on a Bwcotbricr spinet  Shivero a pensive adagio.  The frost's agloam  on the path I follow.  Bcarlet velvet tho -witch hazel spreads  Adown the slope of the old mill hollow,  Whore dodder tangles its lustrous threads.  What ia there left of tho summer's story���������  The faded -osc-n, the daisies lost���������  "*That of her opulent glow and glory,  Quenched In the film of an autumn froatr  Deep in the fringe of Its willow cover,  tVhero javelin points of sun are thrust,  The stream that liung to n summer lover  Echoes tho song of an ended trust.  - Huttle WhltDtj in Woman's Home Companion.    33 ALT A (THE LAKE).  Satitlirlei.  Oit-I-i in   Loudon.  Sandwich girls aro parading the streets  of London just now in the sweet causa  of advertisement. They are not particularly poetic or pleasant additions to the  sights of this vast London town, and, in  fact, thoy seem te; ma to emphasizo a  good deal of the squalor and misery that  is always apparent in thu most fashionable and crowded of tiio thoroughfares.  Tou wonder to what HtTaits theso girls  must have been brought beforo they consented to mako themsolves ihe subject of  tho gibes and thu jeers of passer-s-by as  they wander along muddy streets, clad in  their lone, shapelc" blue gowns, with  iheir little sugar ioaf hats and their pathetic symbols c* olfice planked remorselessly on breast and back. They are pretty, some of these girls, and brazen, a  preat many of t-'.-tn, but the    thoughtful  %frfMh'M4M'iM  .1$   T  CLOTH COSTDME.  worn with gowns of lace, gauze and mi!.  lln whon n wrap Is required. This jacket  Is a sort of very tight coat, descending to  tho knee, nnd is doublo brnnsted, clo.lntf  with threo buttons. It opens from tlm  waist down nnd curves back toward thi  lower edge liko a man's cutaway coat  Tho collar nnd revors nre of diirorin?,  rtylcs, according to the fancy of tho wearer.  Tho chiffon ond laco covered parasol of  tho past is not novel enough for tho satisfaction of fashion this year, although it is  prottlcr than many cf tlio now stylos.  Among tho latter _rn parasols entirely  covered with littlo ruffles of satin ribbon  about an inch wide, and heavy onough  they are, for it takes ynril. and yards to  cover an ordinary sized parasol with overlapping frills. In another dasltcn tho ribbon is put ou flat In stripes of alteninu  colors, running parallel with tho edge.  Many of the now sun umbrellas in plain  or changeable tints havo immensely thick1  handlo.. of noturnl or ebonizod wood and  when rolled up in tho enso present tho  aspsefc of a heovy club.  Today's illustration shows a costuino of  manv* oloth. The skirt has a largo box  plait ln front, which Is opened toward tha  foot to show a fan of light bluo surah.  Gold oord pasBomoutcrio finishes tho foot  of tho skirt and tho edge of tho opening.  The bodice hns n box 'plait back and front  nnd in front revers omliroldorcd with gold  cord. The guiinpe belt and collar nro of  bluo aurab, thu sltovea und epaulets of  mauve cloth !i Judic Cuullxc.  *- J':5mi\  ���������:___s- _ ___^_V"r'>__._^- J  7-1  gAKDwicn <r_~7.s ir. i.oMK,-.-.  tpectator must wonder if _?-'r the<-"0 ���������_-*-_���������  men will turn Into the wretetied, _.h/i7������M-  ing, hopelu-1 beings who aro tho m.if^'i  lino equivalent for tlio pcra.'.'.i.tij.'.t -,;_i  advertisement.  Ths sandwich men of London, it U  well known, can only be rccr-.ii-ed fro-u  nlmost thn vory scum of th'i earth, c-r.  as in many cas.--, from tha'. pitiably  numerous   class   of    irretrievably rmr.".t  " "gentlomen" who hav. sunk .������o far t_ i:  they nre willing to shamble hipch:- ij  under tho weight of adverti'imcti".   hair-."  I through long, dreary hours ar, the p,v,-  mont of 9 pence or a shlliin;; a '.'..������������������,.  Surely this ought lo I.o one of iho fr.r-.,-  of labor in whi"h tho "r.jiwar.I .-md _;,  ward" spirit of the modern woman wi'h  her thirst for cju.-t'iiiy should not por."  trate  Everywhere around reigned calm and  Eilence!  They floated whito and shimmering  on (he smooth surface of the lake,  whose waters were nnrippled by a single breeze.  Even the solitary dragon fly, which  had flown across a little whilo ago, had  disappeared, and tho frog would not begin its oroakiug till eventide. Thus nothing hut rest,'still nnd droamy, lay on  the surface of tho tranquil water.  Many a secret lay hidden in the deep*  est depths of the beuutiful lako and all  sorts of fanciful stories were recounted  of its fathomless mysteries.  Thero grew the beautiful Water Lily,  with her delicate lineaments, nnd hei  frngile, spreading roots seemed to he always searohiug in vain for a firmei  hold, and whose winsome society wa������  eagorly sought for by all her neighbors.  Tho tall flags hovered around her and  trero continually whispering and making .salutations to her.  Often had sho petulantly closed hez  beautiful leaves, whereupon they would  promise to leave her in tranquillity, but  when the again unfolded her .petals o������  made even tlio smallest movement it  was a pretoxt for renewed whispers.,  . All those foolish adorers :had never  yet - asked of tho Water Lily why sho  passed all hor time gazing upward toward the sky, although they might well  havo observed that the Lady Moon  shone there in all her splendor. When  the foolish ones slept, tho Moon's rays  grew brighter and brighter, glinted full  across the lako and embraced the flower,  which was transformed by love into a  Will-o'-the-wisp, whioh danced and  Qirted constantly with its bolovud.  Tho Tulip tvas tho first to be aroused  by this Will-o'-the-wisp, for as he had  lived at court ho was used to watching  and slumbered lightly. He drew-himself up with great austerity, for he saw  tbat the Water Lily was a person of  doubtful reputation, who allowed herself to bo embraced in a most unbecoming manner by the Moon, danced about  like a siren, threw usido all modesty  nnd provoked and teased her neighbors,  who nevertheless revered her and looked upon hor ns quite a saint.  So the Tulip~lost no time in relating  his discovery to his" nearest neighbors  in the flower world.  Tho Forgetmenot opened, its blue  eyes so wide,' so wido in their innocence, that they actually remained larger than when they lirst saw tho light.  Tha Lily of the Valley, who tenderly  loved tlia Water Lily, wept bitter tears,  whereupon tho Tulip grow bright red  with anger and continued to repeat his  story to the surrounding plants, who  drew together in -groups and chattered  aud recounted it to the South Wind,  who was just then passing over them.  Too. Wind repeated it to the Flags, tc  the Waiter, to"~t__rClouds> wlm-Frowned-  iu aujer and immediately covered tha  Moon tvith a veil.  The tall blue Gentian, perched like a  cavalier on the slopo of tho mountain,  bad heard tell of tho beautiful Water  Lily. Ho imagined that there lay at the  bottom of his benrt a spirit of fire equal  to that of the Will-o'-tho-wisp.  He had for some time been enamored  of tbe EdehveisB and would gladly hnvo  fondled, her velvety leaves. Ho was all  tho moro in love because tbo two castles, under tho walls of whioh tbey  dwelt, wero separated by u deep chnsm.  For all time cavaliers havo given proof  of their easy consciences and have de-  man.'lud moral perfection from thoir  own wIvf-K only. Tho cuvnlier brandished hi- luncs in tbo sight of tho Edsl-  w^!������o, to mako believo lio was going  M-fighting, and the Alpine Roses ad-  j mired him as he passed and blushed  nnd regmt'id tbat tbo ouvaliar Gentinu  had s.; oat in searoh of adventure in-  -tcad of contenting himself with thoir  charms.  But th������i  Edelweisi was of too prond  JlocntE*.n l-.ty. anil IJr-i.r (..rne.  Messrs. I)0"ine!is arid Von Ki!!';i-.itj  In.Germany, hmvu boon investig.-iiing _-,!.���������  action of tbo Roentgen r.iyn upon jitrm-  contained in beer, ami claim that lhe  nssumption that tlm pcrrns" which with  not destroyed holong to another variety  with a strong.? resisting power, to If  Without foundation, but that; lt is, never  tholo-S, provnn that germs sri-iiondid in  bo������_ may bo nn tii hi Intel by ,thf������ raya.  __.lect.tf_.jlj   for IVIif-I.  A French firm lias annoiipccd tlin8 It  has dovlsod nn npfriraui.q bj, which n  single liir.y-lii may im run at. a _������;'.,|_.. .if  Iliirtv rollutf an hour an.l n '.t_n..in :.!  lifty.'  ' and anciarit a lineage to show the lctitt  ��������� rcgrc: a; his departure and remniiied  ! frigid and cool iu her velvet robe near  j the terrace cf beroastloaud barely bow-  [ ed her head as the c_valier couobed his  lance on passing before her.  Home time afterward a falcon, wheeling ovorh_sd, perceived tbat this indif-  fere nee was but assumed, nnd gpolcn to  i the Kd������iwcissof the water in tho valley  I ������(i!ov/ and of tbe b-antiful whitw Lily  i whioh reigc-d over it. Ha told herhr>-_  | the cavalier Gentian bad fought with  ] and b';en vanquished by Prince Kar-  j ci~wn������, -'/hone perfomed darts had <wu~-'d  i bim to fall fennoleis to tho ������arth. Tho  ! Kdolwoi-3 did not allow her emotion to  ! appear, hut sb������ felt a cold shiver run  ! throughout her frail body and would  j willingly htive listened to further do-  | tails, hot the falcon had already flown  ; away, and her dignity did not permit  i her to rnoall him. '  Prince Naroissus thus became a horo,  and was mightily aitonisbcd to find  himsolf such. Hitherto his chief occupation had boon to oontemplate bis own  reflection in tbe waters of the lake, to  porfumo himself, and to languish in tho  wake of the Water Lily, aud, so render  himself more jntot.'esting ir. the Bight of  tho neighboring flowers. He looked  with  disdain   on   tha   evergretn Ivy,  .vboui he regarded u a mere poat and  would not oven deign to glance at the  worthless Boed, but stopped up his ears  with a weary, scornful air when tha  Reed thought good to rustle.  Prince Narcissus did notoareto harm  the Laburnum. He felt pity for it,  though he could have annihilated it  with one waft of his pungent perfume.  The Poppy ^md the Dandelion were,  {or him, personages of too low born extraction, and for a trifle ho would have  adopted a rude manner toward them-  But with Cavnlier Gentian it was  quito a different affair. IIo had come  down from his heights and dofled all  those who were enamored of the Water  Lily. Narcissus had accepted his challenge und had overwhelmed him with  his pungent odor.  As his reputation for valor was now  firmly established he would have liked  fn his vanity thousands of voioes to be  raised in his praise and grow angry  when tho frogs croaked a requiem in  compliment to tbe fallen cavalier.  However, such is the way of the world.  As long as one is nlivo lt refuses to pay  ono homage. One mnst die before being  appreciated and honored.  What would Narcissus have said had  be known that tho Edolweiss took the  veil on account of her deep sorrow on  the death of tho cuTalicr Gentian?  Toward evening, when ho had rested  from thoTatiguo of tho day, he oried in  a voice so loud as to bo hoard all around:  "Come to mo, thou beautooila hermit, so whito and pure. Thou art meet  and fit to bo my own princess."  Hardly had he pronounced these  words when hu was attaoked by pricking pains, which seemed to be burning  him on all sides, but he determined to  grasp and conquer his enemy.  He succeeded in catching hold of the  Will-o'-the-wisp and grasped it so firmly tbat it was soon inert and grew colder aud colder and heavier and heavier.  Eventually tbe burdon becamo so great  that he let it fall at his feet, and there  lay a monstrous jewel, white as the  Water Lily, but bearing in its depths a  marvelous blending of all the colors in  heaven and on tha earth, with a fire ns  vivid as that of the Will-o'-the-wisp.  Suddenly the Reeds wero pushed  aside, and n long bearded gnome issued  from the lake and gazed with goggle  oyes at tho newborn Opal.  Lost in admiration, ho hastened to  pick it up. Its effulgence was so brilliant that he thrust it into a lantern  which he wore slung round his neck  and set out to rejoin his fellow gnomes.  On rcaohiug them he cried out:  "Como and seo what a magniCoent  gem I-havo found."  His companions laughed at him, saying:  "Why, it is but a Will-o'-the-wisp."  ."I tell you it is an Opal. I picked it  up, and its fire scorched my band."  "Yet 'tis but a Will-o'-the-wisp 1"  Tho poor gnome  was furious with  anger aud exclaimed i ,  "I know that it is on Opal, and ye  are jealous because I am wealthier than  ye all!"  He preserved his treasure for some  days, but ho perceived'that it dwindled  slowly away as its rays grew faintor mid  fainter���������so faint, indeed,' that it scarce'  ly seemod to shine.  "Take it hack to the lake," cried his  companion. "Perhaps it may there recover its effulgence and benuty."  So the gnome went sorrowfully back  to the lake, hoping against hopo. Hardly had he openad his lantern when the  flame sprang out, and, increasing per-  oeptlbly in size, glided noiselessly over  the surface of the water to tha center of  the lake, where it distended and separated itself into broad green loaves,  whence emerged the chaste Water Lily,  which onoe more lifted its fair faco to  -gaze on the resplendent Moon.���������Carmen  Sylva (Queen of Bonmania) in Lady's  Bealm.       '  '   All Germans Go to the Opera.  "The opera begins in Dresden at 7  o'clock and oloses at 10," writes Lilian  Bell from-Berlin to Tho Ladies' Home  Journal. "The beat seats aro absurdly  cheap, and - whole familios, whole  schools, whole communities, I should  say, go there together. Coming straight  from Paris, from tho theatrical, viva-  cious, enthusiastic French audicncei,  this first German audience seemed serious, thoughtful, appreciative, but on-  onthuBiaatic. They uso mora judgment  about npplauso than tbe French. Thoy  never interrupt a scene, or even a mn,  sioal phrase, with misplaced applause  Their appreciation is slow, hut hearty,  and always worthily disposed. Tho  French aro given to exaggerating au  emotion nud to applauding an oocon-  tricity. Even their subtlety is overdone,  Tho German drama la cleaner, tho family tie is mado much of, sentiment ia  encouraged instead of being ridiculed, as  it too often is in America, but the German point of view of Americans is quite  an much distorted as tha French. That  ncatomont is severo, but true. It would  be utterly impossible for tho American  girl to bo more oxquiaitoly misunder-  atood thnn by French and German men."  T.HE JHU.NIJIG EXC-iMGE  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  Interesting Otrra Stud. .  Soma remarkablo observations on the  longevity of germs in dust havo been  mado by Dr. Miquel, a French biologist.  Lu 1881 soma earth was taken from tt  depth of ten inches and wai found to  contain C,SOO,000 microbes per gram.  It wns then dried 'for two days in a temperature of 30 degrees centigrade, when  it was found that the number bad da-  created to about 4,000,000 per gram.  Tha dust was then hermetically sealed  ���������nd pat away in a dark corner of tha  laboratory. On opening the tubes after  a lapse of 16 years it was found tbat tha  dirt still oontained 8,500,000 microbes  per gram. From the?surviving bao-  teria the tetanus mioroba was isolated,  and so wonderful was its vitality tbat  It caused death in guinea piga af tar as  Incubation period of two days.  Xajalt-d Dlfnlty.  "Hay, ������_������r������l Are yo_ thaoffloaboy?"  "Offloa nothin I I'm da Janitor's pri*  Mia (W-att-yl"���������Ohioaao TrtSuaa.  Best $1.00 a day house in town.  The bar is supplied with the best brands of Wines,  Liquors   and   Cigars.'  Free Bus Meets M Trains.  SUS LUJ.D P.oprietop  F. JV\eCJIRTY  .Wholesale nntl. Ketiiil Dealer in   PRLME BEEF, PORK,  JVUDTTOtN .MD SJUDSJ-GE  Fish   find   Came   in    Season.       Markuls   at   Kevelstoke,  Kevelstoke Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   iu  town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors' and  Cigara  Best    accommodation. Kates    SI     per     day  Brown & Poo], Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  Table i'tirniblicd with  the choicest thu market  affords. Bust Wines  Liquors anel Cigars  Large light bed rooms.     Rates  $1.00 a day.     Monthly race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District  Saddle    and     Pack    Horses  always i'or hire.  Freighting   and   Teaming   a  specialty.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars write  CRAIG & HILLMAN. Thomson'sLasdino.  A  GOOD  CHANCE  To secure one" of (hoso desirable lots  CHEAP on t.ho C. <& K. Steam Navigation Company's site.  . Dont .wait fill tho boom comes  our way, but BUY NOW.  HAIG & CRAGE  Sole Agents.  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  i.1' Bo Sure.anil register at the  BJIUMORJ-L .HOTEL  When yo" reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the best  tlio market altoids.     Rates  from $2  to ij>!. per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������  Proprietor!-.  E. Wood  Jlre^iteet  and Buildep  ISt tl unites, plsnn and Fpecifio ations fumiahoil  on iip;ilicatlr,n. HI.op ami rem ir worl.  pioni|it!.v attended to. Wnoil cirvt ������ r  epeclully.      Work    .hop   on   Front Street.  IS.' PETRETT0  Tfee Roman  Sftoe .Mak-ep  Dcii'.'.T in    Hoots  tuul    shoe".     -Inckcai-u  Avunuo. lwo doors souili Mclsou's BuDk.  Harness ltcp-irinfi; done  Moderate Pi ices.   Work Kuarantccd.  !__������������������_________������������������������������������������������������������������������_���������_������������������________  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Galgary  Mail ilrders Promptly Attended To.  K2-tf  What Do You  9  Want in Shoes ���������  If yon wa'.l n K'Jo."l  Minora' Shoo  como  O.-J-nlilns.  If you wi-it 11 k'ioiI t'roepoctora'Slioo como  to 11. Jenkins.  It you want a flnoor s' rong Cork Salcd Shoe  eomo to L1 Jonkinsi.  If you want n I_oii|_ l-og Uoot como to D.  -"tmklni.. "' ~ "���������=~^-:���������'-���������-���������=-^r���������--"- =1-;������������������-  SIiocb and Unrnctiu rcpxlrod on tlio Bhortost  notico. All line-i ot work kopt in Bteck  ut prices to suit ul.  L). JENKINS  1 _rnt Strrot. ni'O block frou.   tlio Imperial  Bunk of L'li-iuU,   Ituvul.tiuko Station, Ft.   C.  Wood!-Wood!  (iliumnteed I'1 nil  Cord Measure.  The undersigned hns a "large supply  or Hemlock, Spruce, Fir and. Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  wood will kindly leave their orders  with Six. AV. JM. Lawrence, Reqelstoko  Station, or with II. N, Coursier,  Front Street, Revelstoke.  17ntf. FRANK JULIAN.  Sam Needham  Cleaned  Altered  . l-cpaired  0!ot  In Good Style at Lowest Prices.  Douglas Strkkt ������������������ Rkvklstoke  " Tfee Vepnon Soda  Watep Wopks . .  M. J- O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR |{|  jtfa-iifactu'-r of Soda "iV atcr. Singer if  Ale, Saruaprillu and all Soft Drinks. ��������� '  A full surplr kept in otock at McCarty's Cold StoraKo, where orders  can be left. nJO-sw-tf  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  -   Blaeksm-thine-. JTobbine  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  TinsmithinE*  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty���������__���������___ ., J  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  Jr.'ll )&  ANGLO-S^XON  AMERICA.  An    EnelUli     Estimate     nl'     J.mulliai.'i  B-iti_.il lllouri.  The othos, morale anil natural cliarao  toristics ot tho republic aro distinctly  Anglo-Saxon���������quito ns distinctly as arc  thoso of tho United Kingdom. Tlio bo_t  way of determining tho distinguishing  characteristics of a nation aro to observe  tl) tlio mon who rule it, loud it ami re-  rrcsunt it, (2) its religious proclivities,  (8) tho Bj-stem of luw under -which it  Jives, (l) its literature. Xow, wo claim  that in nil theso respects America is overwhelmingly    Anglo-Saxon.     Tako     the  . names of mon who havo ruled America  in tho past and who rule her now. I .very  ono of thoni hns tho true Knglish ring.  Aro not Washington, Lincoln, Garfield,  Knglish names? Take thn names of thu  Presidents from thu foundation of iho ro-  publio���������Washington, Ailam.-, .IolTi'i-..on,  Madison, Monroe, Adams, Jackson. They  nro quite ns English as rhopo ot our own  Proiiiioi'-s. In the whole list the only  name which is not English, or Pcotch, or  Irish is Van IJurcn, a Knickerbocker  from New York. Hue no ono seriously  puts Van liuren among tho groat men of  tho republic.  This i? ancient history? Xoc -n hit. of  it. Look at. tho men who rulo America  to-day.. Tho President is Mr. McKtnloy,  the Vice-Presidonc is Mr. Ilohart. Tlio  Secretary of Stato was Mr. Sherman and  Ib Mr. Uny. The Secretary of tho Treasury Is Mr. Gage. Tho Secretaries of War  nnd'the Navy nro Mr. A Iyer and Mr.  Long. The Secretary of the Interior is  Mr. Cornelius Bliss. .Hue it is not nocos-  fiary to go on; not a singlemomborof the  Cabinet has a foreign name.- If wa consider tho question of religion, wo shall at  onco havo to admit that tho religious  complexion of America is distinctly and  intensely Anglo-Saxon���������ton Anglo-Saxon,  assert many of the religious critics. Look  noxt nt American law. Throughout tho  Union tho common law of Kngland is tha  law of tho land. In only one Stato,  Louisiana, its principles do not hold; and  ns our legal readers will remember,   that  ��������� great jurist, Chief Justice Marshall, laid  it down thnt the 'common law of England is part of tho law of the United  states. Tho Courts of Michigan are mora  Anglo-Saxon than those of Kdinhurgh.  Lastly, tho literature of America ia  distinctly Anglo-Saxon. What could 1st  more Anglo-Saxon, or more "right English" than Feninioro Cooper, Longfellow,  Lowell? Tho statement i? as true of tin  living as of tho dead, llov.olls, for example, in spite ot his literary system, is  intense Anglo-Saxon in feeling, le is,  however, not necessary to labor the point.  As Carlyle said, wo are all subjects ol  King Shakespeare. As long a.s the Americans acknowledge thsir allegiance, and,  in truth, iiono could be more loyal, tliere  can bo no doubt as to their English'."}-. _.  takes nn Anglo-Saxon���������i.e.. one who ha?  beon brought up to speak English from a  oliild, and who'so father and mot'ier  thought in English���������to Jkppreciato Shakespeare properly. The Germans may writo  far moro learned treatises on Shakespeare's uso of the inlinitivo than wo do  or can. nnd mny heizo a dozen now  points in Hamlet's soul, but they   do nol  ' nppreciato tho poet as does .tho ctruo  Anglo-Saxon. Only an American or an  Englishman can- read "Henry IV" and  "Henry V aud feel the blood tingling  in his veins or his sides shaking with  laughter. That is our history, our pootry,  our lifo, and no other race ��������� can understand it and love it as vs. do. At thi!  very moment it .is an American editoi  nnd American. publishers, Mr. 1'urnos:  and Messrs. Lippincott (good Anglo-  Saxon names both), who aro piiblislilii_  the most oxhaustive collection of Shakos  pcare's plays ever given to tho wo-ld.-"  London Spectator.  A Complete AVar Tim- Clook.  Havana timo is practically tho samo ai  Naw York's. Madrid is 4'2 hours earlier,  A COMFLETF, wais time clock.  Chicago is nn hour later. At tho Philip  pines, lying oil' tho Chlncso const, it ii  very nearly midnight when it is noon at  New Vork. Keep this timo table handy,  as it will bo of material assistance wheu  you read of. tho fighting that is going on  in tho Pacific and in Cuba.  Th������ ntehtfiil Oueen of  Oi-eccc.  King Georgo of Grocco is really a usurper without real right to the titlo. Ho is e  Dans who was awarded tho tlirono by th������  powers. Tho rightful Queen of Gnieco ii  Kugcnio Chrlstoforiis,Princess Pnlnelogno  -Nirepharno-Commeiiao, lineal  desrendan'  moiiTrui. QL-nr.s of onr.Kt e.  ���������f.Pnlaologii-, and tho houd of one of thi  oldest royal faiuiles In Europe. Iu h.'i  aro imi led thu claims of all tho dynastim  __rce Constantino the Ureal,. Hut the  powers disapproved of her anil proforrc-  u man who would lm more plastic Ir,  tlusir hands. The Princess Is 45 years old  and is luothtr ol two sons and a daugk  lie work ol o Discus Conic  RELIEF  NOW ORGANIZED  Territorial Autonomp^Canada's  Surplus'-Petitions,  Vancouver, September IU.���������New  Westminster tliis morning presents:  many curious scenes after the lire.  On a wide open space just beyond  where the fearful force of the lire  was stopped, a town of tents has  sprung up. The provincial government of Vancouver have housed tlie  homeless sufferers in tenia lent by  the militia department. A wild rumor is ailoal that a discharged convict set lire to the hay in Brackman  & Ivor's sheds, and lhe report is believed by a good many people.  Tho Toronto city council has voted  one thousand dollars, and the cities  of Hamilton and Winnipeg flvo hundred dollars each to a relief fund for  the sufferers in the fire.  FURTHER DETAILS  Tbe    Vancouver    News-Advertiser  says:    At   the   moment   of   going   to  press, lhe news reached the office  from our representative that the City  of New Westminster was no more.  From the Cathedral to lhe Royal City  Mills, nothing remains but smouldering ashes and crumbling walls. Only  in the direction of the penitentiary  and schools, which buildings are the  only important ones saved were there  residential. properties standing. The  firo was still raging and nothing could  bo done- to check' it. The water supply  had given out. No loss of life is  recorded, lu view ot .the number of  homeless ami destitute, caused by the  fire, tho News-Advertiser has been  asked   to   appeal   to     the    provision  merchants of Vancouver, grocers,  bakers "etc.. to send relief immediately to the scene, as there aro no supplies, and it will otherwise take some  time to get them in. As early and as  plentiful as possible.  THE  EMPRESS'   MURDERER  Winnipeg, September 13���������The murderer  of  the  Empress  of  Austria   is  thought  to   be  Luchine,  a  man  well  known in Loudon.  SWAN  RIVER SETTLERS   "  Over 71.000 acres ot land have been  homesteaded   and. purchased     in   the  Swan  river  district.   .  -lARCHAND'S EXPEDITION  Marchand's   expedition   has   arrived  at  Fashodd  anil   reinforcements    are  being sent from France.  DISAPPEARANCE   OF   AN   ISLAND  Falcon' island  in  ihe Pacific ocean  has   completely  disappeared.  MONSTER  NUGGET  A nugget of gold valued at ?32,000  has been found in West Australia.  TERRITORIAL  AUTONOMY  The   North   West    Legislative  Assembly   have   discussed   tho  Question  oi Territorial autonomy.  CHAMPION  DOC  Alberta Joe," the Winnipeg dog, has  won  Uie lieui  trials championship uf  America.  ELECTION  PETITION  Toronto.   September   15.���������The  election  petition  against Charles  Calder,  a  Conservative  of South  Ontario   is  proceeding.  The petition against the eleclion  ol Hylc, tlie Conservative represcu-  ^otl)vc-of-North^'orital"io--h~a^"h~eeit  BAUDADOES  OFFICIALS  THREATENED  Tho  lives  of-the  Governor  of  the  Baradoos  anil several of the officials  uro threatened by parties unknown.  CANADA'S   SURPLUS  Ottawa, September 13.���������Canada has  a  surplus   of  over  a   million   dollars  for the fiscal  year 1S97-9S.  CROW'S   NEST   COMMISSION*  Montreal. August 30.���������The Crow's  iNest special commission is taking  evidence here today, and it is expected that when all evidence is in that  Commissioner Clute will appoint a  day, about the 12th or 15th September,  for final  argument at Ottawa.  This adjournment will ba made at  tho request of Mr. McCaul, Q. C  counsel for the C. P. R.,, and Jlr'  Haney, to enable him to confer with  Judge Clarke, the company's solicitor in Montreal, so as to prepare the  caso and argument for the company.  Some important constitutional  questions as to tho scope of the commission are likely to arise, and it is  understood that Judge Clarke will  take a hand-iu the argument0especi-  ally in this branch.  T. E. Wilson, of Banff, is engaged  with 40 horses guiding Dr. Wells,  v.-ho is a son-in-law of the famous  Vanderbilt, with his party for a  mouths   shooting   in   the   mountains.  The Buffalo winter quarters at  Banff are being got ready for use.  Large sheds are being built and 75  tous of hay got up. Supt. Douglas  has completed the large fence which  divides the pasture iu two.  Thoy have a curiosiaty in AVinnipeg In the form of a bible, thief.  Detective Murve has arrested a mau  named William Hutchinson, from  Brldgaport. Conn., on the charge of  ���������stealing two bibles from the Y.M.C.A.  rooms. He was sent down for three  months.  Th.' business men of Detroit rushed  at it blindly at a convention lately  held in that city when the following  absurd resolution was passed: "American sovereignty should be established over tlio Philippines, and when  established thoy should be traded to  Ureal Britain for Canada."  Horrible Atrocities  TO  EXPEL   THE  TURKS  Tbe  Biistii Bazook   Horrors  SHEIKS SUBMIT  TO SIRDAR  The Jews Forbidden Palestine���������Hostility  of the Philippines���������French Minister  of War Resigns.  New York, September 10.���������There  are over 1,000 United Slates soldiers  sick at Ponce, Porto Rico.  EVACUATION   DELAYED  The Porto Ricans are delaying the  e\ acuation  negotiations.  HOSTILITY  OF  THE  PHILIPPINES  The  Philippine  leaders   arc   openly  hostile  to  the  United  Slates.  INVESTIGATION ORDERED  Washington,   September   10.���������President McKinley lias'"ordered an investigation  in the war department.  ATTEMPTED   ASSASSINATION  London, September 10.���������An English  anarchist  made  an   attempt  to   as-  sasinate   Queen    Wilhelmiua  a   fortnight ago.  THE  SULTAN AND  THE JEWS  The Sultan of Turkey has issued  ~i  tir ma u forbidding the Jews from entering Palestine.  EXPEL   THE   TURKS  Foreign  admirals   recommend     the  expulsion    of  Turkish   troops    from  Crete.  HORRIBLE ATROCITIES  The Athens correspondent of the  London Daily Mail says that horrible  stories of atrocity are told by the  refugees from Candia. They say that  the Baslii Bazouks cut open the bodies  of numerous Christian victims on ths  first day ot the riot and threw them  iuto the flames of the burning houses.  They hurled the British vice consul  bodily into the flames shouting "Now  lot the English come and help him."  Another bombardment is imminent.  SUBMISSION .TO SIRDAR  Khartoum. September G���������Hundreds  of the principal Sheiks have today  tendered iheir submission to Sirdar  and   promised   obedience.'  CEN. SURL1NDIN RESIGNS  Paris, September 10.���������General Sur-  lindin will resign his position as Minister of War, for the reason that he  does not think the revision of the  Dreyfus case to be either possible-or  necessary.  ULTIMATUM TO AQUINALDO  . Washington, September 9.���������The extreme-gravity of the situation in the  Philippines is indicated by the despatch o������ General Otis which says he  had given Aquinamo 24 hours to evacuate the ~ suburbs of Manila. This  was" the subject of an important conference at tho White House yesterday.    _-* ���������   Intercolonial Cricket  THE NAPANEE  BANK  ROBBERY  FURTHER ARRESTS  RAINY RIVER JUDGESHIP  Canadian Trade The C.W. A. Races  CONSTABLE- VOTES' APPEAL  The Legislature���������Toronto   Exhibition���������  _=^_Barbadoes.Confcrcnce=Bye-Elections_  ���������Cabinet Meeting  AVinnipeg, September 10.���������Canadiau  trade is reported as very active.  RAINY  RIVER JUDGESHIP  T.W.  Chappie has been appointed  judge  for   the   Rainy   River   distnct.  LARGE SKATING RINK  -The  Winnipeg  Athletic  assocation  have   decided   to   build  an  extensive  skating rink.  C.  XV. A.  RACES  The weather this morning is perfect  for    the    Canadian    Wheelmen  Association   races,   and   fast  time  is  looked for.  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY  Regina,   September  10.���������Statute   labor village bills were discussed in the  North West Lgislature.  CRICKET MATCH  Montreal, September 10.���������The first  match between the English and Canadian cricket teams commenced on  the M. A. A. grounds shortly before  neon on Thursday. The weather conditions and wicket were splendid.  The English team won the toss and  went to bat at 1 p.m. The English  team won after two innings. Score:  English  233,  Canada 147.  CONSTABLES'  VOTES   -  Toronto,  September 10.���������The  argument on  the constable vote question  in the court of appeal has been concluded.  TORONTO  EXHIBITION  The  Toronto   exhibition  closed   on  Friday after a most successful record.  BARBADOES   CONFERENCE  The   Barbadoes   conference   makes  the demand for aid from the British  government, a matter of right.  BYE-ELECTIONS  Ottawa,   September  10.���������The   Dominion  bye-elections  will   not  be  held  until   after  the  close  of  the   Quebec  conference.  CABINET  MEETING  A  cabinet  meeting  will   be  held  today    to    consider    the      situation  created  by  the fortnight's discussion  of tlie Quebec conference.  SEMLIN INTERVIEWED  Victoria. September 10.���������Semlin on  being interviewed says that the Turner administration exceeded ornamenting the government reserve land3  from four to forty thousand dollars.  Prohibition���������Fire at Jerome Aricona���������  Firemen's Convention���������Accident to  a Brakesman���������Chamberlain to Visit  the Dominion Capital���������Teslin   Lake  Winnipeg, September 12.���������The postponed   Canadian.   Whcelmeus'   Association  races  on  Saturday  resulted  as  follows:    Milo,   2:10   class:    Spraguc.  Timo  2:08.     Halt  mile  professional:  McLeod,   Windsor,   first;     Lougheed,  Sarnia,   second;   McCarthy,   Toronto,  third.    Time 1:05 1-3.   Five milo professional:      McCarthy   first,   McLeod  second.    Time 11:14.    Two miles professional,     handicap:       Boalto,     200  yards, first;   Carman. Morrisburg, 100  yards, second;  Greaii-ix, Toronto, 200  yatls,   third.    Time   2:11.   Exhibition  mile:    McCarthy.     Timo     1:54 3-5.  Five   mile   Dominion   championship:  Riddle,   Winnipeg,  first;   Mcore,  Toronto   second.    Time   11:21 2-5. Match  race  between  Moore and  Riddle,  the  latter  won  easily.   Tune  2:00 3-5.  NAVIGATION   OF   TESLIN   LAKE  Coste reports favorably of the navigation   of  Teslin  Lako    to    Fort  Selkirk.  BRAKESMAN     ACCIDENT  Bcnnister,  a Canadian  Pacific  ia'I-  way brakesman, has had his leg cut  off by an accident on. ths car at La  Riviere.  CHAMBERLAIN TO VISIT OTTAWA  The Hon. Joseph Cliambsrlaln will'  in all probability pay a visit to Ottawa in connection with tho Pacific  cable scheme.  PROHIBITION  Montreal,; September   12.���������The   La  Patrie   opposes   prohibition.  .     FIRE  Jerome Aricona has been destroyed  by  fire and  three  lives lost.  LOCOMOTIVE   FIREMEN  Toronto,  September  10.���������The  Locomotive Firemen convention opens in.  Toronto  today.  NAPANEE - BAN1C ' ROBBERY  A man and  woman have" been  arrested at Three Rivers in connection  with   the   Napanee   bank   robbery.  c  THE      ANARCHIST      ASSASSIN  ARRESTED  Fears Fcr the Emperor���������Account of the  ���������   Tragic Occurrence -- Explosion   in  ' Philadelphia���������Yhe   Dreyfus   Case ���������  Yellow "Fever���������The Czar's Message  I Special to The Herald.)  .  New York: September 12.���������Four  persons have been killed by an explosion in Philadelphia.  DEATHS FROM YELLOW FEVER  Several deaths from yellow fever  are reported from Louisaua anct  Mississippi.  THE  PEACE   MESSAGE  London,  September  12.���������The  Czar's  message   of   peace   is   regarded   there  with   scepticism.  DREYFUS   CASE   '  Paris,   September  12.���������The   Dreyfus  case    has    been    referred   ' to     six  prominent   journalists.  ANGLO-GERMAN  ALLIANCE  Berlin,   September   12.���������The   anuo-  "un'coiu-iit-o-���������the���������Anglo-Gcrmaa-al--  liauce has caused intense excitemeut  in  Berlin.  ASSASSINATION   OF   EMPRESS  Geneva, Switzerland,  September 12.  ,������The     assassin     of     the     Empress  of   Austria  declares   that    tliere   are  seven   Italian  anarchists   who   have  been   picked   out  to   assassinate   the  principal   sovereigns   of  Europs.   and  lhat he killed the Empress of Austria  for the  sako of example,  WORK STARTED  Winnipeg Contractors Receive theC.P.  R. Shop Contract.  Calgary Herald.  Three weeks suspense among the  contractors who figured on tlie big  ioh for the C. P. K. at Calgary ended  cm Friday, when Contractor T. Sharp,  of Sharp & Co., Winnipeg, arrived to  commence the work.  It is understood that the successful  under was nearly $3,000 below Mr.  Underwood's, ot Calgary. The successful contractors will probably  bring their stone masons from Winnipeg, owing to the scarcity hero.  They may also bring the lime from  Winnipeg. The stone, of wliich about  20 train leads will be used will bo  laken from Ed worthy's and the C.P.R.  quarries, and the 25 cars of lumber,  will come from tho coast.  Mr. Sharp says he will put on all  the men possible, the only limit being  the speed at wliich stone can be  brought from the quarries. The contract calls for the completion of the  work before the end of the present  year, including round houso, car  shops, blacksmith shop, turntable,  coal pockets, ash pit and stores building.  T. Underwood has been notified  by the C. P. R. that the contract w<is  awarded to McDermott & Company,  of AVinnipeg. It is understood that  Sharp and Company arc working with  McDermott.  For the information of those in  doubt as to the qualifications for a  pleibscite vole it is stated that anybody who is entitled, to vote for a  member of' the Commons under the  franchise act is entitled to vote on  he plebiscite. '  COL. RHODES REINSTATED  French Colonel Dismissed/The  Jerome Fire  New York, September 13.���������Eleven  bodies have been recovered from the  burnt ruins of Jerome, Arizona.  CHAMBERLAIN'S DENIAL  The Hon. Joseph Chamberlain doilies certain of the statcnionls attributed to liiin by the New York newspapers as to the Anglo-German treaty  having been signed.  HELP   AV ANTED  Manila,     September     13.���������Admiral  Dewey   says   that  he  considers   lhc  situation  critical.      It   is   understood  that  he  has asked  for an  additional  cruiser    and   battleship.     The     last  Spanish garrisons at llocos and Log-  unda   surrendered   the   wholo   island,  but Luzon is slill    in the hands    of  tlie   insurgents,   except  Manila    and  Cavite.    Aguinaldo   went  to   Malolos  on  Friday   last   and   announced   liis  intention  of convening  the assembly  of  Pbilippinos    ou  September    15th.  Aguinaldo   demands   complete     independence.  REINSTATED  Cairo, September 12.���������The Queen  has restored to his former rank in  t.he British army Colonel Frank  Rhodes, brother of Cecil Rhodes, who  has been severely wounded in the  battle of Omdurman.  POST MORTEM ON THE EMPRESS.  Loudon, September 13.���������The . post  mortem examination., of the Empress  of Austria shows that tho stiletto of  the assassin completely transfixed the  heart.  FRENCH  COLONEL DISMISSED  Paris,  September 13.���������Colonel  Patv  de Clam has boon dismised from the  French army on acount of the investigation into  tho Esterhazy case.  Tbe Lincolnshire Chronicle gives  prominence to a peculiar letter from  one Robert Bulman. an old Lincoln-  Ian settled in Canada, now in his  84th year, and a local' preacher.  While Mr. Buiman's letter is devoted  mainly to such sentiments as "if our  fellowship below in Jesus is so sweet,  what, heights of rapture shall wo  know when ' round His throne we  meet?" he gets in a meau siau at tho  country in this'stylo:" A. father who  sends his sous to Canada with plenty  or cash makes a great mistake; because th land sharks are sure to set  after him. Knowing Canada as I do.  having been here about 25 years a  Congregational minister, l would  never think of bringing up a young  family horo. Society is so mixed up  with tlie lowest of the low from the  sweepings of Europe." If the young  Englishman with plenty of cash has  a corresponding amount of gumption  he is as sate in Canada as in any  other country. As to the low society in which Mr. Bulman finds  himself the only explanation wo can  think of is tliat Minister Sifton has  dumped a colony of Galicians in the  neighborhood.  Wo Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ������������* Lumber  CUT PRICES' FOR SPOT CASH  Call uud see us. We can fix you  "      REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Rovolstoko Station. B. C.  50.YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  .dc Marks  Designs  Copyrights &_.  Anyone semllnc: n sketch nntl description mnj-  qulc-ly mi-irl-i- otlr opinion free whollicr ml  Invention Is prolinlily piitciititblc. Cnniniuiiirn.  t lonn st rlctly rontldcii! Inl. ITnnilbnok on 1'alcnts  sent frco. Oltl. it iiLioncy fur sccurlnp patent--..  Patents taken tlirouidi _M;mn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, lu tlio  Scientific Htttetican.  A hnndsomely UHiatratod weekly. _--.nn_.ost rip  dilution of nny sol on titlo Journal. Terms, ?3 n.  yenr; four months, fl. fold tiyall news.Ion lorn.  MUNN & Co.3GtBroadwa-' New York  -ranch Ollice. IBS 1" St.. Wnshluiiioii, I J. C.  EBQMFTLY SEGUED  "Writo for our intfirs-tin.? books " Inventor's Help" and "ITow you ore M-indlc-l.'*  HcticI us a rough olcotcn or model of vour  invent ion or improvement, .mil wc will tell  you free i-i:i* opinio:! ny to v.hethor it is  probably patentable. We make a s-pcciaUy  of applications rejected in other bauds.  Highest references furnished.  aXARIOK & MABION  PATENT SOLICITORS & EXPEKTS  Civil <fc Moclianlc.il  F.npinpCT-, Graduates of tiio ?  Polytechnic School of Y.r.fflurcilnu. llacht-lors in }  ApuMotl   Sclciicf-..    Laval    t'ni\cr-Ily   Jlcmbcr-J 5  Pdtcnt Law .-Wocl-iiltm, Amrrlc-tn Water Works /  A EPoc la tf on.  N-svr i:iii!l.tn<l   W.i ter V_*-~r!-.B As*oc  V, if. Suivcyors A stir-fiat loti, Assoc. 3_-iiibor Can.  Society of Civil Engine .tb.     .  < nrrirFft. i NtW YORK LIFE B'LD'C, MONTREAL. CAN.  urriuto. t ATLAHT,g BUILDING., WASHINGTON, D.C.  IMPERIAL B/\NK  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  Reserve     - _- -_ -   1,200,000  Directors:  II. S, Howland,  President  T.l_.Men _tt, Vice Pres., (St.Catharines'  William Ramsay, Jiobeit, Jatlray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Klins Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager,  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Rrandon       Portage la        iV-mcouvei  Calgary Pi.liriei Winnipeg  Edmonton   Prince Albert |Revelstok.  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO.  Niagara Falls   ISt. Ihomat  .Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoli  Port Colborne 'Toronto  Rat Portage      ] Welland  Sault St. M.iriejWoodstock  St, Catharines j  Montreal, Quebec.  Agents   in    Great   Britain���������Lloyd't  Batik,   Ltd., 7'_ Lombard St.,  Loudon,  with  whom  money may be deposited  for transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in tho United States���������New  "one, Bank of Montreal, Bank 01  America; Chicago, First National  Bank;  St, Paul, Second National Bant  Savings Bank Department���������Deposit*  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed. -  Debenuires-- Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts nnd Letters of Credit���������Available at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom. United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealnnd. etc  Gold Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will bo accounted fop at any of  tho Hudson's Eay Co's. Posts ln the  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Revelstoke Brar.uh  Canadian  Pacific  asiway.  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  Shortest  and  Quickest Route  To Yukou and Klondike Gold  Fields. ���������  To Eastern and European points.  To Pacific (Joast, China, Japan  and Australia.  .     TOURIST  CARS  Pass Revelstoke daily to St.  Paul, except Wednesday to  eastern points.  Magnificent sleeping and dining  cars on all trains.  Tickets issued through and  baggage checked to destination.  Daily Trains Leave Revelstoke  Ea.tbouud 7:10 a.iu.  Westbound ii:20 p.m.  Southbound ior all Kootenay  points "-. 8 a.m.  For    information,   time    cards,  -maps and-tickets-npply-tt:".  T. W. BI-ADSJIAW,'  Agent, Revelstoke.,  W.    F.    Axm-Rsox,   Travelling  Passenger Agent, Neison.  E. J. Coyli:, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  FJevelsto^  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs McKechnie   and  Jeffs. Attendants.  Dp. .Malloeh?  Physician and Surgeon. McKoD7.io  Avenue, Kcvclstokc Station, B. C.  It you want employment, or  loxkliiK for a house to rent when  5-011 rcE-h  Vancouver apply to  The  Vancouver Employment  and  House   Renting' Agency  aril,    Hastliipra    Street,    West.  T\iq Revelstoke  Pfeoto Company  kevelstoke, B. C-  STUDIO: DOUGI._--iSTl~.EE_.  J. R. Hull  & Company  Butcher's    and    -Wholesale   and  Ketail Dealers in Beef, Pork, etc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  '   C      . .:_',;. ' .      ;���������'  All orders in our lino promptly  Qilod. .......���������-  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by ._ct of Parll.ment, 18M  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund   -  Head Offiee-  82,000,000  -    1,500,000  -Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  XV .Molson Macpherson, President  S, H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbal-  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghom  ll. Mark'land .Molson  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Managoi  A. D. Durnford,   Inspector  H. Lock wood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  termsthe accounts 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.  ' BRANCHES :  Aylmer, Ont. Ottawa, Ont.  Brockville, Ont. Owen Sound, Ont.  Calgary, Alta. Ritlgetown, Ont.  Clinton, Ont. Smiths Falls, 0._fj  Exeter, Ont. Sore!, P. Q.  Hamilton, Ont, Sr. Thomas, Out,  London, Ont. Toronto, Ont.  Meaford, Ont. TcrontoJunc'n.Ont  ���������Montreal, P. Q. Tceacon, Ont.  St. Catharine Waterloo, Ont.  St Branch. Woodstock, Ont  Morrisburg,i~>ut. Winnipeg, Man  Norwich, Ont. Vancouver, B, C.  Simcoe,   Ontario; Revelstoke, 11. C;  Victoria, 11, C.      Quebec.  Revilatoke Braneh: J. D. Molson, Mannnor  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  ~\.f KTHODIST CHUROH ��������� Revelstokn.  -xx Prpachiiig aeriices ct 11 a-m. ai.d 7:30  D m. Class uioct-np at the close of the  morning service. . ubbath School and Biblo  Ola-s ai 2:30 p.m. Weekly pmyer mectino;  rvcry Wednesday evpriiift at 7:30 p.m. The  pub.ic are cordially invited.   Seats free.  (, ItEV. S. J. THOMPSON. Pastor.  (--HURCH OF E>-GT,A~.D-St. Peter's  ^ Kcvels-lo.e Ilo'iro of service: Eveniru  prayer dsily at 5 o'clock. "~ridr.vs at 7:30.  Sundays and Festivals: Holy Coiu'iiiuiiion at.'  a.m., morninn prayor at, II. Sunday School  andBible Class at _!:3ii. cveblnc pri.vtr at 7:30.  First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  at morning fcirvice?.  FRANK A. FORD, Vicar.  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH���������Revelstoko.  -1- Service over} Simday al 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib'e Cliss at 2i>0 p.m., to which  all are welcome. Prayer racctir.i; at 8 p.ra.  every Wednesday.  REV. T. MENZIES, Pastor.  IJOMAN   CATHOLIC " CHURCH ���������Revel- -  AV   stoke.     Mass   fli_l and Uiird Sundave in  month at 10:30 a.m.   REV. FATHER THAYEK.  CAJLV ATION A KMY-Meeiings c very night  "-"    in the:r ha'l oc Front Street  Loyal Orange  Lodge, No   1858.  Reeular meeting-i are held in tho  Oddffln-.vs' Hall on tho second and  foil" '-' . .-ctdaysof each month  ������������ ai 7:;_y !.:������������������. Vis-king brethren  coid-.nllv invited.  Dr. T. Jeilf, W.M.:  T J. Grahamo, Roe. Soo..  \\ .G. Hirney, Fin. Sec:   lt. S, Wilson, Treas.  Court   Mt.   Begbie,  I.O.F.. N0.3461. "  Moots' in tho Oddfellows' Hall on tho  2nd and 1th Friday _ of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited -to  attend.  J. B. Scott, C. R.  J. L. Smith, R. S.  TIME C^t-iD  Subject to change without notion.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Timo.  GOING WEST DULY GOING EAST  S:00am Leave Kosio Arrive 3-JO p in  8*jam ...South Fork... 3:15pm'  D-Uiam        '    SprouleV     "      2:15 pm  -!-3l an.���������=���������'���������.=.-.Whi_evF_;er..\��������� ���������"-=���������2:00p m-  10.03 a in      '    ....Bear Lake ...   "      1:18 pm  10:18am      '    ... MeGiiiuan....   "      1.33pm  10:33 am      "    Codv Junction    "      1:12 pm  10:50a mArrive Snr.don- Leavol:C0p  i '. CODY LINE  ' '.'-'i 11:00 a m....Sandon Arrivo 11:45 a m  ���������..i.cll-.CUiim ....Cody Leave 11:25am  ROBKRT.IP.VIXO   |  GEO.F.COPELAND  Q. V. and P. A.        |        Supc:in:cn ont  CHOICEST'.  CISJ.R.S  TOBJICCOS   .  CIGARETTES  SOFT D.R,IJ_K,S -  ICE CR.EJI.M SODAS  ICE CR,.EJI,M  Bicycles   Repaired  ond  For Iliro.  R. JA.SM7HE  mIC-tf THIRD STREET CENTRiC.  If You Want���������-���������.  PIDRE  COWS J-AILK,  Guaranteed Unadulterated.  So to T.HE EUROPE DAIRY  MRS. F. JULIAN.  L. JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Buildep. ���������  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanshlp Guaranteed  nm     Terms Casta Artist's  Materials  O: ihe!----' w*.- hnve a complete .supply of urii ���������  rl-.-s !"i-iulr������il, -ucli a-. Oil Color.-. Hriislnjs.  l'nlei;. Husr.l.-, Palette Knives uii'l Oils.  For the Draughtsman  and Architect���������-  -.vervthinc required in Iheir line will he  found iit hmi'l: Such mull kinds of drawing  hinl Tracin,. Linen ami rnper.-., Instruments,  P.u!vr>, i-'.innre . and colored Drawing I ilk-.  Mail orders promptly iitlcn led to.  Nil.lit Bell on I .,_>.-.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK  CO., Ltd.  cn.-... R  M .DONAi-n. Manager.  Revel-iokc .Slntlr.n,  ll. C  LOCAL   AMD   GENERAL   NEWS  !):_0aL the Vic  for a sandwich,  for Kamloops  last  Pal Gorman left  evening.  Hoht. Bullock returned from Calgary  on Wednesday.  John Hutchison went to Vernon  on last night's No. 1.  A. 11. I!. Honni, malinger of tho Imperial bank, is on a trip lo lhe south  country.  The Hekald is sorry lo note the  serious illness of one of Hevelstoke's  old timers, Pat. Gorman.  E. Jackson, of II. N. Coursier's  establishment, left on a visit to Edmonton by Ko. 2 on Thursday.  R. T. Lowrey, of the "vow Denver  Ledge, passed "through Revelstoke on  Wednesday en route to the coast.  (.'has. M- Field left on Thursday on a  visit to Vei'iioii, nnd returned on Ko.  2 Lhis nu .-mug accompanied hy his  brother Harry.  Bobt. Fleming will withdraw his  rig from tliu run between lbe Victoria  Hotel mid the O. P. R. depot for a  couple of weeks.  Uarpenti'i.'S Wanted ��������� Twenty  fitsl-class carpenters wanted immediately. Apply to J. __ernaghiin,  Revelsloke Station.  \V. >i. Brown, of the Columbia,  has let the contract for tlie erection of  a hiiildiiu;. llxHC. on his property just  east of tlie .Mining Exchange.  Ed. Adair intends going east this  winter, combining business with pleasure. Mrs. Adair "will probably remain  with their daughter, Mrs. D. Little, of  Kamloops.  J. Kernaghiiii, with a gang of car-  pen". is leave on Monday morning for  tbe Waverley .Mini".-, where lhey will  erect a nu in lier of building for tlie use  of lhe company.  l.i.h.-u-il Craig, ex-mayor of Truro,  Kova Scotia, and Mrs. Craig, father  and moth, f oi.Aiiily Craig of Thomson's Landing came in on Ko. 1 last  niglit on a niolh's visit.  Messrs. J. li. Wright iind Thos.  llillier have the contract for the  election of-two residences for T. E. L.  Taylor. Tbe buildings will each be  24x20, two stories, and a kitchen MxlO.  H. I. Svlvestei- and   Henry Thomas.  THOMSONmAMDINO  Mining   and   Personal   Notes   hy   Our  Correspondent of the Gateway City  Thomson's Lanoino, B. ().. Sept. l.'l.  ���������On Friday last J. M. Kellie, i\l. P. P..  aiid Mr. Mi-Gee'went up to look at tlie  Lone .Star. Ileal rice nnil othor mining  properly on Fish Creek.  W. While. Q. C, caiin.' in on Sim-  il.-iv and" left lhe same day for Trout  Lake.  K. Wells, uf Rossland, is in looking  after milling property. He nays lhc  Laniling will lie all right in the mmr  Tut .uro.  H.iX. Henni'lt, manager of the .Silvor  Cup, pnsr-i'il through on Monday on  his w.iy lo that mini'.  .1. I.). Sililialil. gold coiiiinissioiii!!",  I'.iiiit: in mi Monday, lit: had been up  Fish Ci-i-i'l. on mining business.  .lullii Kiiowli'S anil our old frit'inl  Dun Ke.in: were in lown vril.uril.iv.  .1. C Ailains. ul' Unite" Cily. Montana, an old linn' tiiiniT. is in lown.  Ilu says we will yet have here a  second Unite.  Thos. II. Iiigi'.'ihain, of Calgary,  agent foi-lhe Manitoba .Supply Co.,  is here anil legisli'ieil at lhe I'l-ob-  noi'liirs' Kxi-hange.  F. IL Uai-tli'lt, of Silverton, is in  looking for something good in the  way of uiining properly,  .1. A. DaiT.igh is with us again, and  ivn are gl.nl to see liini taking so niucls  inlcri'sl'in onr camp.  We are sorry i.n note the- deparfuro  oT Mis. .1. Toliin. who is going to join  her liiisb.-iuil at Albert Canyon.  Board of Trade Takes Action.  The Hoard of Trade have forwarded  a message of sympathy to the New  Westminster Hoard oi" Trade wil.li the  intimation lhat Revelstoke stands  ready to be of assistance to tliem in  llieir trouble.  It has been decided to open a snb-  cription list for the benefit of tin:  destitute inhabitants of New Westminster who have lost everything in  llie fearful lire which has just totally  deiiiolislifil the cily.  The following will receive subscriptions for this object and il. is hoped  tliaL Revelstoke will not be found  backwaid in responding hoartilv tu  this call.  Mr. Hearn at the Imperial Bunk,Air.  Molson. nt the Molson's Bank, Mr.  l.oiiine, "at, the Revelstoke .Station  postol.icc, Mr. Wells, at the Revelstoke postolTice. and myself .-it th  Court Mouse.  A list, of   subscribers   will   be   pul  lished in lhe local newspapers.  C. E. Sua iv.  Si'Ciotaiv.  "titiiklayei ?.   of  rived   in   town  Red   Deer. A lln  on   Siilinilav and  Piper to Co.  now employed by Messrs  on their ln-ii-l; con ti acts.  Kevelstoke has a matrimonial boom  on iit piesent. Mr. A. K. Smith, the  bake!", inl'oi-iied lhe I-Ikkalij Weilni.-  day that lie had made six wedding  c;ikes la-l week. "Il's an ill wind,"'  etc.  F. S. Ki-i tli-son, who has been in llie  employ of tin' Ii:-::-" vtn since ils inception, l.'-f! on No. 1 ibis afternoon for  ""V'aTTC'rni'.-Pv:���������Fiir~ri~rr~ra~"grinil_worki'ii.'in-  ai.d ilu- Hi-.!:.",i.d wishes him every  .._������_-_- in his new lioni.'.  The Ottawa correspondent of the  Mail and Empire reiterates the statement that a genera! election is liki-'.y  in January next, and says th.it probably lhere will lie no by-elections held  to (ill the numerous existing vacancies.  A lar^" pans of American carpenters fi om tlie eastern slates came in  mi No. 1 la.-t night aiic! left this niornin H lor the Rnbion-Peiilieton railway,  whi'ie they are under contract to  work on tlii.- bridcps. How about that  Alien Labor Li'.v'r  I". McCarty has installed a medium  sized tni-liine whr-el in the sau-ige mil  li'ilocnu department of bis lur.���������  wholesale and retail butchering husi-  n-.-,-. It i.s set in a solid cement floor  in a small addition lmill expi-c.slv for  ihi! purpose, is easily rogulat.-d and  does away with two men'.-! woik.  J. D. Graham, manager of the  W.ivc-iloy mines, returned on Wednesday from a nip wilh lhe surveyors  over the propn-r-ri railway line from  Albert (.'anyon up to lhe iie.ulv.'.t.-rs  of Downk- cii-'-k. down Downie creek  to the Columbia rivr-r. iheni-e down  the Columbia liver to Revelstoke.  J. G. Allen. Dominion Express  Ascot here has rei-eiveil orders lrom  Supt. Ford to way bill free of all  .har__- .* any parcel* of money, clothing  or supplies for the relief of lhe Westminster fire sufi. i.i_. It will givo thn  agent much plea-nre to have the  opportunity of carrying out these  in-ittuctions.  Lord Charles Reresfoid, Pear Admiral of the British Navy, passed  through on Ko. 1 last night'en route  to China, where he goes to see that  Britain's demands are carried out in  lhe deposement of Li Ilur.g Chang  .-ind to keep cases on the situation,  with a probability of his having to  take British interests in charge.  The Ij. t). Ii. are going to give an  enteitaiiiini'tit of some sort on the  evening of November 5th, Guy  Fawlies' Day, probably in the form of  a supper and dance, for the purpose of  raising the initiatory fund In pay for  two lots on Second -.tree!, already selected on the Smeller townsite. upon  which to build a large and handsome  hall of their own. A committee h.is '  already taken hold of tlie matter, and  particulars will be made known after  lhe lodao'a next meeting.  Chamber of Mines  A special meeling of tlie Chainbero  Mines ,was   held   yesterday al'loi-ti'ioii  for the purpose mainly   of   iiiii-easing  the popularity of the chamber   and to  admit, of all persons interested in iiiin-  iiig.assoi-intiug themselves with it.  As  a special inducement  Lhu  annual suli-  si-i-iption     fee   was   reduced    to   _-"lU.  whiih   untitles   members   to   all    the  privileges  of   lhe  i-lianiher. including  .tlie right of   voting.      The   sei-retiirv  w.-is inslriii'li'il   in  compile a luilletiii.  giving a brief   summary  of  the existing  conditions of  llie various mininc.  camps of British Columbia.     The bulletin    is   lo   be   ready   by   .September  2!i!h:    it is iiiU'inl'.'il   to   materially in-  civas'.'   i be   amount   oT     information  contained in thi" subsequent  hiillciins.  Tin-qtii'.-liou of sending an exhibit of  Bt itish Columbia ores   lo   llu; Loudon  exposition to' hu   held    next year was  considered.     It   was   decided   that a  I'ommiUee  should be appointed  to ascertain   from   thn   government  if the  latter wished the chamber lo'lake the  matter up on   behalf   of   t.he proviiKi'i  and   make the necessary colli'clinn of;  oies.       Dr. Selwyn   woulil ��������� be able tn|  classify  and  cal-alogiio   the   diirerent]  -pi'i'iiii"iis lo great   advatitasre.      The i  sense of llie meeling in general was to  I put fori h.every possible effort to make  I the ciiamber il power  and   to further  -L!ia-!niiii!!g=iiidi������4L!!.y-Gf-=a_!i-il-U!i-(^?}5  bia.���������Vaucouvei- World.  - SHERIFF'S SALE.  By virtue ol a writ of execution R-'ued out of  the 7-m ali Polite Court of Kootenay, hoi den at  _~an.!on on ti-.o loth <Iuy of -Mari'h, .V. T). ISOS. in  aa action -aherein Sloan Brother.- v.ere jihiin.  iiii-; uii'l I .-'wis Tho!iip.-(>:i. defendant, in..the  cum of tftx.'M and .'est.-, etc.. im.l of a warrant  ef e.\-e������'iitin:i K-nod out of lhe same Court on  111*.* -ii:no .late, in a-i aniiou wherein Slonn  llrothors were pl.iliitiff.. iind Harry Carter de-  f'-n-Innt In '-he ^1:11 <u" 57",70 ini-1 .'o'-t-i, ete,.an,J  ei a warrant of e.v.'cmi.ill i-Mied out of tho  County Leiirt oi .\uiitenu\. h.il.l.ji at I:rrel-  ������r.,k'.-m herein In*. W. Illaek' iva*.- pl'iinti:: iiiij1.  i'n--y rur'-r ,I"!-.'i"!'!:i! iu 'h" -..m o~ *'_!! ':���������'  ������.n i * o^t.* -..r.. nn*) a i\-,irriiilt r-i e^'-"!^!!:  1 ���������=ii. -.1 one of th'.* '���������am.- runrt wh-'rein rill-  Uro-. '..ere i.liiintiff^ iia.I Il'irry i"ar!er (icf.'n.l-  aiu in rlie^'iii of f__i).:!'i for di-ht and ro������is, I j  hav*- -.-.'.-,.[ '.:.e felio.viu;: l.rep.T'y rciri-.w! !i..'-'  I I,.-*.-. an<I "Kill ^i.'il the ri*-T,''.-.iM'Ii'.it'r"-!'; of  ll...- .Ici'en.hints In '.Iie-i.1.1 p'ruperiy by i.iii.lie  mieiion mi lhe I-- day ol Cii-ti.I.'.-r, \f*'.tl*. at 2  o'rlf.r'rf in the tifterndoii or ..o murii th.-ri-of a������  u il!-nt!1-:.'th*- *i-id judKiii.'iit delits, r.,^n, in-  K-r.'-i^. .-"!:.���������::!'- f.'..^, i.oiin.liiL'e, err., etc., un-  !.-.-, th.- nail.nuts nr.- *(.i-.ner i,iml.  (.". li. MI.IW.  Iiei-uty ."li-rIff.  The ini'Te'-t of I...'v,I.j Tl.������m|i<uii In the foi-  ;..'..'in_.:  Th.' "! In.-ruL eliiini "silver nut!",*' adjoin in.,'  th- silver .' hief, T.-.illl i.lik- llfntrii-t.  (ir,,'-!eiU i! r,--,,^: in !!-,,. )'.'.i..f,!,- j'i-unen'I N",->.  '2. al tin; lii_a>! ..f silver Tip t,_.'__,, Triuil l.n!i"  Ii:-:r!e;.  The inter"-:',', fltirr'.-C'nrter in the followintr:  lh- Min-r.i f laiin "'-liver Hipper," ai. the  h -ad <<:* (jae-n-. i r- '-k. *Ir,n:'- I.i'k.r Ili^lrict.  'llu. -.vholc Ilil..Tt:sf, of Hurry Curler and  I.eu-i-. Thornr.'-or. in '"'le'-r-.:^ r-'iee " (.r.uip in  !!ie Tront Lake IiULrict.  1 ransfer of License.  Tfike notice lhat f. Uie. r.nder..i_j;nf!d. int**i'd  ?M dr.-:" alter d.-.te, t . apply to the stipendiary  .Ma(;i������lratefor IK'V.-Nt'.itc riding V.'c';t K"'i!e-  nnv for n transfer of !iJ--ni'0 froin Cunningham  ,': il.-Iv.iLV. 'if the Q'tecn's Iiotel. to Pivelf.  Co-l-pl!.., Sent. 'Jth, IMS.     !'.7      XV'. I'itlOE.  NEW STORE  Fancy Dry Goods  and....  Ladies' Furnishings  HOW OPEN  M. K. LAWSON.  Opposite Cowan Block.  i~)~~~~_a.Xj~---~~~~, i~~sr  Agent for the  Blickenscler fer  Typewriter  Gents' Furnishings  Boots, Shoes, Hats, Gaps and  Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and  Fancy Articles, Patent  Medicines, Etc.  post o*F,*F'ic!*E_i stoke. *e*_*vex.stojs:*b _ ia. c.  Selling Out  at  Nearly-  Cost I  Having sold onrj hnsiness to  Messrs. lieo. Dell .. Co., nt  liuderhy, I!. C, who will take  possession on Oct. lolli, r.c will  sell until lhat date our entire  stoek of Groceries, Flour, Provisions, etc., at almost cost.  Hutchison  ���������;>??J''X:C"'X?;.;&;"Go."' ...7:];...',-  l'-r.O.NT STllEET, RBVKI.STOKE. : ?      'if      .  ������������  s  jxxJ.:;Bri-igJ:'.J:;X'  J"XXX;X-YourJ?"-":';";":;.  Prescriptions  J:XJ:"JX.JT0JJ-?'XX;X;  xx;j:-"x:?,??us:';;'X:;.x?'::  Sick   people .can't afford :  to take any nhiiiiees when  havinj!; preeriptious filled,.  We take particular pride ;  in kcepinif ourstock pure  and in givingextracare to  tlie eoiupouhdiiij. of pro-."  scriptions.   There's noth-'  ing tane.viihoutour prices  ���������a fair proilt is  all wo  want..:.. '���������-';"'.?.?-~;7:i:i:.7f"7.'i.  Chas. E? Reid & Co.X  f  &  ^^O'  IQ^BI^Bfflfl-BB-mea?  is  Go? from-store to store,' examine  the goods,: then prieo thein' ? After  you have heen all around you'll.  find yon ean hoy .the";.BEST- and  OIIKjM'I'ST, in our line, from us:'  We sell nothing hut the very hest  of tho following: ' ���������-   ^ ~i~:   ;: . ~-  B. Peas  e  We have decided to sell  out our entire stock of  Groceries, Provisions,  Etc;; ^nct are oifering a  jreductibii of 10 per cent  pii allcash sales of _5i  and oyer. W^  closed all credit accts.  "X UlrHBIlllBBICSBIIl  nmni-uuuiiPiRiBiiitiuii-iiiiii-iBiiisgi luaNtttuuii'iaiiiiitiittiuiiMniiiii  mt .BiioinuHiiiiansiiitiifliiiBiE;.:  JJx.  .Owing .to" tho unstinted praise we havoueeoived-oii'the- liiie of STOVJJS .w-ev'-  have. heen carrying, ���������and knowing .that the public always appreciate honest;..  ;goods, wo have al present a ear of Gurney's Souvenir Stoves iiud-ltanges, emu-".:.  ?)iriy.iiig:_all.:.the ;ne\vesl linos : in., ileatiiig, and Cooking ..Stoves, "cn. route? to?'.  ���������iJtevelsfoke.^-'-V'-'^-'V,'?-^^^-'. '-.:���������":,"_??? ^���������y^--i:77.:.:7:.:::'7:77'i;-7r^-.:v7^7i7:i7,::fii7:::f:f77:::--^::7:  :7t(  -A-ffi:xriGHTjHEA:TERS;  JJ These ..vomanufneture in our own shop.by.our ttunrtist who .wiTl -ho pleased --  'J-of.-yon step'into liis.work room to slicw,ybuJthc 'nmteriul, .:nu)il eJof.. construction;-:  jjniid iniumcr of ���������workniniujliip on those goods; there are none libtter.nnuio.? AVe"7  ., *]nimiif(-otured!.aml sold-50 Air TigliU.;.last 'winter and expect lo sell 150 this ���������  J?sea3piilJ;Jx;7-^UUU;U^'U'--':-U~r''UlU':'."U"U.'';'\'u- U- 'J:,,-'���������':'f\:rUU.-:lu-.:Ui'-_i.:s''U /U.1 ^Uu--';-r  ::U.^:;:U'"f::;U:i'^  mint irii_i_bhiii  inn-tcn*--3non. mi  iimtiri_iii-it-itiiiiii.H--nttiiuii-iBMinni  miiiaiui- itBiNiitnitnt-iiiiini  Groceries?  A fresh;-nnd {-omplete stock at :  cut prices^;,: A elioice-linc of dried  and evaporated ;fruits : canned-',  [roods of every description; choice  dairy and creamery butter ; cjtks ; .  llngrnc-t teas and coffees ;: the best;  brands of Hour on .the .market;, '���������  fre.-h - fruit of every kind arrives-.  daily;;;vegetables;. ^J-JJ.^"-u .;.-'! -.^-  Xo part of man's attire detracts  fronixor; adds to, his .personal np--  pcarance one-half as'.much as his J  j I AT. Itis the'-.: finish ������ny touch to.  the perfect man." if you want tho  jiroper. thing in lhe hat line, strp-.v,.:  stiff or felt, properly, fitted to your  head, call and see us.. -.--.��������� i. u.  Shirts  Satisfaelorv-shirts ; _ llmt's tho  ���������kIn'.I=of-"sliirls=������'"e"-sell-I'C'refr^Siitlsf"5  faetory in that thev look well,wear,:  welland fit well. 'Holdtheireolor  too. In patterns that art up to  date and stylish, without heing loo  loud. "Warm" effeets too. We  have them in colorings to suit all.  x"J:J?JShoesJ.J!;;jl}j?  Phooshought of us arc modern,  plinhlcVstylish and tow in riiicn.'  we carryall thelatest novelties in  shoks���������shapes, ;fniic.y. uppers and  all that. Prospector's and others  should examine our shoo stock.  XvXX?:?XX.Cr-:,??.vK.X;?-"-Notice:^X?::?:1jS????&X''???!:?:: ??  '���������"' Notice is Hereby "given thnt two ihonllis after  date the Siinsh ine Liini led, a ..eoiiip'iiiiy,. ineor-  porated under the English Companies Acts and  lieenseifto carry on busiuess in:.Lhe' .I'rovinee  of Uritish ("otuinbia,.: in tends -to. -apply to tho  Chief Coiniiiissioiter of Lands' and Works .for  permission.-.-to purchase -7_i:'_(seven!ecii_ and.  3:1-100) neres nfliind siiuatcd in ICiiotonay ..llis-  ti'ict, ebninieiicing at ,a post" marked' "initial  1~d'st Xorth West corner "liushine ljimited" adjoining the ens! side lino of thu Huron Mineral  "Claim (Trout hake.lining Division) tit'a point.  l!)l) feet, from: the north east i'0-iier,":oi' such  claims, thence north 0:i" deg. east for -tiSli. feet  thence south KI dog. S������ iniii.,cast for Mill."!., feet,  thence south .id (leg. 21,min. west for -loS.-l feet,  thence north -111.dog,'"0 min. west for, luSl "feet,  containing 17.1:', neres more or loss. ,:   ...  .������������������'���������'���������'"������������������rg-JSSinXJS'LIMlTED,;   :?-"?  "-���������.'���������.   ?'-'..'' --������,," i'EUG.lll'iA.'-'HENKETT.''?.-  " '  -;':���������"'''.'.'������������������.'  ��������� ���������.-".: i--::'i':77'"77,..':'-: : Goiie.fal -Mlllliigcf.-������������������.���������?:.  JlilvM, 1S0S.:' . ?..���������:.-. :XX,V\X'. ���������.;������������������: ':.-7-i: :���������::���������::.-. ':.������������������  X'X::;.?:-.0-.'''-:aX?'"'''':?Notice??:_?:X:f.:.X''.';XX.?. ���������":>'���������  Notice is lierohy gtvuii liiiit I have applied to  the? Honorable the Chief ' Coiiiniissioii.or of  Jjiinils and :Works forn special: lieeiise'lbcut  and earn- liwuv timber from tlie following described lands, situate in the district of west  Kooteiii'.v: On.lhe east sideof Upper .\rrow-  Lake at lialeua Ilav, al-.ufscven iniles southeast of ?Ari"owheud, cominenciiig at a post  marked "0. S. SI. S.W. corner;" about "JO chains  west of Ilcep Creek and about 20!) chains from  its mouth, running north 80 chains, Ihcncc  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  east'10 chains; thence south All.ch'-iri.s.jtliciice  ^,\-c-st^S0-.'liiiins~ftli''nc"o-iiiirth-'10-ch~aili"srl hence"  west-10 chains to the pointof (mniiiieuccnient.  .;.���������.'"*-:���������"'���������'.. ."''���������"."'''���������--" .���������..���������":"���������. Geo. S. .McCjViitkk: :  'Kevelstoke, 11. p., August "2;ii'd.lS'.!3.. ,;���������.'....  ..���������:;  Miners and prospectors  outlillcdoushorl notice.  Fallis Bros. I  mmmmmmmmaWLm  Ogilvie's  The Best in Canada.  Used by Thousands.  A carload will arrive Innfew  days at^oiir': warerooms. And  consumers? will find It the best  and cheapest on the market.  >*rec arid promjit delivery,"  Smith,  " Bakor'ancl Confoctloner.  fcSS?~Wod(llng cakes to the Queen's taste.  I WANT TO  CUSTOMER OF MINE  "ANO'.',?    :. '   f .."������������������".  WEAR MY CLOTHES  TJ-IKY ARE THE BEST,  AND CHEAPEST ���������" J  IN THE DISTRICT  R. S. Wilson  TAILOR AND CLOTHIER  ..Uri.cl.e'rtakin'ji'vaiid Embalming:  mi  um  "tlX/CJ  m\  m  jj;.I  :"!a  UfUfffiR .JHbwson! - &f:-.Co.UU fU  if --,XX'?:" ��������� _?vX?'' MackbnzIo'Avis.' :777. 7: ::-::7>7::.:?.:  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture.  The  p^'l^jxjf:  .' .The 1- E. Tipor-C6. havenow'oi]' hand-'  :' Firsl.Glass lirick?nt right prices. :?'?"-  ^. 1 n tend ing;'tin ilders" would do well to ,.  :?call and oxnmine.. ���������? ? ?^;y --...;:/_:: :7i;';77:  lirick yard just north of the Gun Club:  ': -.grounds.-���������..".���������"...-'- .???������������������:'-. -?-':.'v---:X'.'?'";;Xl:X?:'  ? ?JIail orders promptly.attoiided to, ''?;  ^P-rices:on-appliciitioiii#i^s^di^s^i^  :F.X.E';vPit.er-G.o.,-??J?.X,X-x;J?'?X:X  ', Revelstoke,. B.C.  JMMuu,.,,.  JTerg'^ison  i-itiatiii _nit_!5i- __ii_-einjBiit--i_e*aHi,������ititLaiiit!iiiii  PerffUEOii, B. C.--" ho Centre  of tho fj'ardpuu Minos S ;.' j  sm>na~i'_iiii:H-a--iir.tiitiiii_itiin-iiiii.G  Best  in  v^j^....*.in������li..Klir_iilii...ii.ii.iliBi'  S2.00  3  Accommodation  the  Lardeau.  ���������������������������.iti.tiiiiimi  Rates   $2.00  Per Day.  Dave   Ferguson, "Prop.  Musical  Instruments  You arc requested to look over my  sclcet stock of    .. V IO UNS, CUITARS.....:    MAMIOLIN'S........... --  ...'. ..HORNEU'S MOUTH ORGAXS  ......STRINGS nnd jVCKSSORIEB....  An excellent stock at loiv, prices.  Tobaccos, Cigars, Soft Refreshing Orinks,'  Stationery; Novels, Japanese Curios, Etc.  Chas. J. Aman  Painter and  Decorator  First Street East. Revelstoke Station  Graining, Taper Hanging, Hard Wood Finishing, House Painting in all Ilrnnches,  Carriage I'ainting, Glazing, &e.  HARR,Y EDWARDS;  Taxidermist  ���������    DEER HEADS,:   .._���������  BIRDS, ANIMALS, Etc.,  1'reservcd and  Mounted  Third St; East of Schoolhouse;  B.E.DREW,  FRUII  GREENGROCER  FOR  For Preserving  Vegetables, Canned and Dried  Ilisruits ingreat variety.  Garden .Stuffs of all. kinds  resh and good  Fruits.  ORDERS TAKEN  FREE DELIVERY  Why Pay Rent.  ? ._     . When you can own a home  of your own? ���������'  If you will save, say, five to ten dollars per,  month on our acemnulativc-system for a lew  years, you will then be in a position to buy or  build ii home of your own.  Iiy taking shares in this company, persons o������  moderate means are enabled to participate, in  tlio profits enjoyed by the companv.    ,  The saving of money is like the saving of  time.    If done at all, it must be done sys-   ,  tematically. -.:  Safetv is a most important consideration  when making an investment. This is a perfect svstem of co-operative.savings, and the  sttfest'plan ever offered for accumulating small  holdings and loaning it to members on real,  estate security.       ,  Loans... Ja  Loans are made on the Ecourityof improved  real estate without delay, no per cent, of the  appraised cash value being advanced. ;  Excess payments of principal may be made  ���������vvith any monthly payment.  B.C. Permanent Loan  '& Savings Company.  F. Bx-ker, .'gent.  McKenzie Ave Revelstoke Station..      lOaulni

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