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 'Oi  0  tf  17 ' ,*^w-l>"">--1-'a-'i-'-���������^c. -/������,,/   /- f-��������� <f" **���������  V / _   '    ���������  - ,<;/���������'"-_;.,  L  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WBBK: - -WBD1TBSDATS    .A-HST-D    S.A_.T"U":E2,:D.--_"5-"S-  Vol. II.    No.  60.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24,  189S.  $2.00 a Year in Advance":  ������Se������3&������e-3S������c2c������������SSGS%c5Sfe!!  n Hudson's Bay |  |    Company  (lNCOItrORAT-D 1G70  ������j The   Most   Up-to-D.ite   Outfitters |j  I  in Western Canada.  Intending Trospectors should write us  for one of our new Fedders, which  contains an excellent Map and an  estimate of the probable cost of a  complete outfit for the Gold Fields.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  C__GAIiv, Feb. 1, 1S9S.  :~5SgRSS~52������?_--?S2ssgg@3'3_?y?  Haig  &  Grage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE & SCOTT,  Barristers, Solicitors, NotariesTublic, &c.  Solicitor for Imperial Bank'of Canada.  I'iiost St__kt; keveutoke.-'B. C.  Money to Loan.  XV. White, a. C. '     J.M.Scott, B.A..LL.B.  JAMES MURPHY,.B.A.,  barrister, Solicitor, -Etc.  Office:   Cowan Block.   I\0. Box 19S.  Third St., Revelstoke. B.C.  HARVEY & M-CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,    Etc.  Of-ccs:   Molsons Bank R!oek.  Third Street. Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  Sick people can't afford  to take tiii-.-ehai'ees ������ lien  having precriptions filled  We take particular pride  in keeping ourstoe-k pure  nnel In glvln li extra cure to  lhc compounding of prescriptions. There's nothing fHiicya'iont our prices  ���������a fair profit is all we  want.  Chss. E. Reid & Co.  -e/g-;  h  Iry.  FOR  B. E DREW,  GREENGROCER  FRUIT  For Preserving,fresh and good  Vegetables, Canned and Dried Fruits.  Biscuits in great variety.  Garden Stuffs of all kinels.  ORDERS TAKEN  FREE DELIVERY  FIRST   STREET,    EAST  Why Pay Rent.  When you can own a home  of your own ?  If von vvill save, say, five to ton dollars per  riionth on our accimulative system for a few  years, you vvill then be in a position to buy or  build a home or your own.  Bv taking shares in this company, persons of  moderate means arc enableil to participate in  the profits enjoyed by the company.  The saving of money i.s like the saving of  fime. If done at all, il must in done sys-  (einaticallv.  Safety Is a most important consideration  when making an investment. This is a perfect system of co-operative savings, and the  safest plan ever offered for accumulating small  holelings and loaning IL- to members on real  estate security.  Loans...  IjoanH are made ein the security of improved  real estate without delay, 00 per cent, of the  appraised cash value being aelvnucetl.  Kxccss payments of principal may bo made  tilth any monthly payment.  B. C. Permanent Loan  __��������� Savings Company.  r. Bukfr, Agent,  _.������Kcn_Ic jive., RevelstokeStielioi).       lOnulin  HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL  CARL0ADS;01~  Staple Groceries,  Flour and Feed,  And arc iu 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. V.'e make a specialty of this trade,  auel can fit you out quickly and at right  prices.  .".gents for   iant P  /CUl-O  vi  We have at our ir.aga .ines at Revelstoke and  Thomson's I.iiuiliug, a complete stuck oi" explosives, caps and"fu_e, for sale at wholesale  and retail.  THE GIANT POWDER CoJ,"  ��������� Victoria,  B. C.  C. B. Hume & Co.,  Sole Agents,   Revelstoke   Station, and Trout  Lake City, Ii. C-  .������.JB.J_Ii"U__E.  El Ge..  House Furnisliinsrs  Just received direct frr,m Scotland,  If you will come and look nt our...:.  inii;.si:i.s     _ ,  :::::::.:^!:^l:::::::: Carpets   Maori      JAl'.i.VESE RUGS AXI" SQUARES  WOOL SQUARES  FLOOR RUGS  '   ' COCOANUT  MATS  You will be pleased.   And don't forget that we  have a  Full Range of Linoleums  o  Also LACE CURTAINS, ART MUSLINS,  TOWELS and TOWELLING, BLEACHED  and   UNBLEACHED   TABLE   LINEN,  Etc., Etc.  Dry Goods  A fine assortment.  Boots and Shoes  Biggest and best assortment in the tovvn  And remember to ask to see our lines of  Straw and Felt Hats  Wc will sell  ������_ rock bottom  prices, and will  try to please you.  Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  Trout Lake City,  B.C..  G. B. Hume & Co.  i-ft-PBBa  ���������for Warm bays  Tliis is a comfortable stoic  to shop in these warm days.  It is comparatively cool in the  warmest weather. Ven tihition  is excellent. It is an economical store to buy in}. too.  Just now onr  Summer  Clearing" Sale  makes money saving on many  needed lines easy. Here are  a *ew hints from a score full.  Great  Blouse Sale  We are selling them fast on  account, of the greJt reduction  in this department.  Muslin and assorted qualities, balance of the "season's  best sellers, rich designs,  dainty patterns of blue, green,  pink, black, and white, etc.,  Avorth ������1 25, 51.40, $1.50 and  ������1.75, for 81  Also several other lines  which we will clear at cost  price for the sumiher clearing  sale.  . "Remember they are all 189S  patterns with detachable cbl-  iar'and'cuffs.'     '   -���������"  Ladies' White  Underwear  The remainder of the slock  of    ladies''  white    under _'car  will go on sale Monday morn-  ng  at greatly reduced prices.  Summer  Wrapper Sale  "~~li"-h"cre,s~a���������fc\--"~~tTor_en"_m'ore  "aimmer wrappers here thai-  there ought to be at this  season. Special reduced prices  will clear*them out next week.  Child's Dresses  a Barg'ain  Special price -reductions  have boon made on overy  child's dress for tlie summer  clearing sale.  Pretty dresses for the little  ones in navy' and white,  neailv trimmed with lace  edging. Special price for next  week, 75c.  Towels  Good time to get in a stock  ot towels. We never sold  them so cheap- Turkish  towels, 110x40, Al quality, not  so good a towel sold in this  town for 90c, a pair; our  price during this sale, 50c a  pail-, ii  All other lines, special reduced prices for ner.t week.  Art Muslins  showing  a   nice  "Vfe   arc  assortment   of   Art   Muslins,  worth 25c. a yard, for 15c.  These   few   selections bear  strong witness of our claim as  REWARD THEPROSPECTOR  He   Should  be   Encouraged   by   Some  Form of Governmental Recognition  The Herald takes ple.-ibiu-e in reproducing tlie following excellent nnel  timely nrlicle from the l.nsslitnil Minor  of Aug. 21st:  "In ii nevv mining community there  is no more important figure tlinn the  prospector. He is t.he very genesis of  the uiining industry, mnl without n  beginning there emu lie no enel. lie i.  lliu knight errant of the niiiiiii^ worlel,  for he goes about in out of the way  places, and encounters all soils of  dangers and hardships, principally to  the cud that others, inny prosper, for  lie seldom secures substantial benefits  fi-om thnt which ho finds. This has  usually hcon the history from the  time that Sin .shall made llie first discovery of gold on lhe Pacific coast in  Sailer's inillrace in 'California in the  year 184S. . Marshall benefitted very  little by a discovery that brought fortunes lo thousands of men aiul marked  a ne.vv epock of prosperity on this continent. Comslnck, one of the lirst  locators of the Comstock lode, which  added nearly $-100,000,000 lo the world's  stove of precious metal, got but little  benefit- from . his . wonderful find.  Louis Fiinaud, one of the original  owners of the great Tread well mine, in  Alaska, is'now spending lhe evening  of his life in comparative poverty on  the shores of Christina lake. Joseph  Moris and Joseph Bouvjouis sold their  interests in the Le Roi for the recording fees for'soine other properties. It  is often the case when fortune knocks  at the door of a prospector aud he  knows that he has struck it at last he  is compelled by his very necessities to  part with that which he has found  through much toil and hardship I'or a  mere song. Hence he is usually, poor,  but still the prospector'keeps on his  nomadic rounds, hoping in the enel to  find that which will give hiin a com  peteiiee. Iu this i iirsnit no er.-.sgy  mountain- is loo sleep" for hiui- lo  a.-ceiid. No deep, ill v. valley toe) wide  tor hi r.i to cross. Swollen fivers, inuil  with the mot inn given them by lhu  melting snow, oli'ei- no obstacle! to his  pi-ogress, and so he goes on anel em,  anel often pusses over lhe Great Divide  bei'eir*' hu has secured lh.it, which lo  bim, has been a mere elusive shadow.  Theie are cases where they secure  substantial rewards, but. these are the  exceptions, and not. the rule.  The Provincial government in its  wisdom has seen fit to pass a measure  lhat. is beneficial to the fanners and  vvill doublless foster, build up and en-  e mirage? Hint important industry.  Farming is one of tbo great industries  of ihe Province', bul it is secondary to  the greatest e E Provincial industries,"  that, of mining. Tbe government  should aid the mining, industry .in  olher ways than in the mere matter  of building trails, roads and the assisting of railway construction. Tho  poorly recompensed prospector should  be'eiicoui-ageil hy some form or governmental recognition. The discovery of  a rich propertv, like the Le Koi, the  Centre Star, the "War Eagle, the Payne  and the Slocan Star, conlVis a great  favor on mankind.because lie virtually  adds from $1,000,030 lo $500,000,000 to  the wealth of thu world. This wealth  ns soon as it reaches the channels of  everyday cDimiience, is ever afler the  greatest possible benefit, the theory  'being"tlie mine money lhe greater the  general prosperity. Hence the discoverer uf, a really good or great mining properly is so much a benefactor  to his fellow man Unit, he is iu every  way worthy nf siibslnnlial recognition  niiel reward atlhe h.inils of I'.is follow  men. itis, Iheiofnii'.obvioustliatt.lic  successful prospector should be re  warded. Il vvill be s.iid that the find  ing of a rich mine is in itself a ' sollt-  cient, recompense. This is not the case  id ways, for lhe reason t hilt the pros  pecl.eir rarely receive-.*, a tithe of the  real value of the property because, as  was said before', he if, compelled by his  usual chronic slate of poverty lo part  with it for whatever be can get.  This recognition of lhe prospector is  not dictated by mere sentiment,*' as it  has its ulitariar. side. Tliere is nothing  that iinpels-Iiuiiian aclion so much as  the hope of reward, From a coldblooded standpoint of results to be  attained, the Government shoulel dons  suggested in this article. In British  Columbia tliere is a uiining section the  like of which in richness and extent  does not lie outdoors on God's footstool. It is best for the present generation tbat -is much of this mineral  wealth as possible be extracted at the  earliest possible moment. Make il c-cr  tain that the finder of a meritorious  property will be given! a suitable reward and there will be renewed extra exertion all along the line, and  such discoveries will be made within  the next fevv years iis vvill astonish the  world. Have a law enacted covering  this matter at the earliest possible  moment. It will help the Piovince  uioie than any other legislation thot  could possibly be enacted.  beinj_  bargain  Revelstoke's  eivers.  greatest  Bourne Bros.  LEMEN^S CIRCUS  Large   Crowds   Pleasingly   Entertained  at Yesterday's Performances  The first performances of Lemon  Bros.' circus were given yesterday  afternoon and evening on lhe grounds  opposite the general hospital. There  vvas a gootl at lendanci; and tlie crowd  came away well pleased with what  they saw. The performance in lhe.  rings anel on the. platform was all of it.  good and some of it extra, good. In  the latter class would fall the bareback riding of little Edna, who performs tbe difficult, feat of turning a  somersault on the back of a galloping  horse. The first time she tried it yesterday she missiiel her slippery footing  mil went Hying to the ground, but,  recoveted herself immediately and  gained all tlie more applause by successfully accomplishing the feat on  succeeding trials. A very taking act  was that by two artists, one of whom  held up'a long slippery polo while the  other performed various very pretty  feats upon the top of it. Two lady  acrobats did some splendid balancing  work on the trapeze, even swinging  lhrough a wide are while standing  upon tlie bar. Two sets of three- men  did some very good tumbling feats,  some of wliich wore afler the style of  those performed , by the Bartellis sit  tlie exhibition. The flying ladder and  flying rings were both entertaining  ai wiis the performance of two of the  acrobats in flying leaps, the latter  being the best exhibition of the kind  ever seen here. ,,A lil Lie sijuail of  clowns played baseball, set oil firecrackers and in olher ways created  amusement. 'Four trained horses did  some very clever work in tlie ring. A  team of "four, two ladies and two  gentlemen, contributed a series of  tumbling acts. The show ended vvith  the usual hippodrome races, including  the Eonian chariot race, pony race,  man against horse, mule race, etc.  There vvill be two more performances  today.  In llie menagerie the finest specimen  of elephant licsh ever seen in the city  is on exhibition. Kajah was captured  on the island of Signaporoand brought  io America in 1S92. He is only-28  years of age and is a kingly fellow.  He stands two inches taller than  Burnum's Jumbo and weighs 2,000  pounds more.' Yesterday he' had  covered his b'ick vvith hay to keep tbe  flies from annoying him and kept  hiniseif inisy-"throwing his trunk' in  every direction.- Eie eats about 1,000  I'Oii-iils'of liny, a day anil appears to  thrive upon i'i. His legs are chained  to.- strong stakes, as Kuj.ih is nol  always in the best of li'iuitir and must  nol be. given any freedom, lie has  two companions, a male and a female,  much smaller. The female is 75 years  of age and bears the sweet name of  Jennie. She is -i native of India; the  other male is 2S years old and is from  Bni-mali. The boxing kangaroo was a  liig attraction. This unique animal  has the gloves placed upon her ftire-  pawo anel gives an exhibition that is  not only amusing but ���������-wonderful,  There is it cage of lions, three females  anil two male... One of these was  born on the night of President McKinley's election. Theie are !10 ponies  comprising dapple greys and Sl-.et-  lands,- bears, ileei-s, _ tigers, cougars,  pumas, caiiiels. etc., the "whole forming , an interesting and educative  collection.���������Free Press, August 12,  LABOR DAY SPORTS  It Will be a Big Day in R=7elstoke���������A  Spcndid Programme Being Arranged  aud Good Prizes to be Awarded.  The sporla committee is busily engaged preparing for tho best days  sports "programme ever put on lhe  hoards in Itevelstoke for- Labor liny,  Monday Sept. 5th. Good pri7.es and  meilals'iii'i! to be awarded ami there is  sure lu bu keen competition in every  event. Chairman -Vlcllae arranged  willi Jus. Kdwiirds lo rustle up I In:  Donald gun and othor clubs while  there yestei day. and with H. P. Pettipiece lo see Beit Lowe while at Golden  lo-duyand endeavor to have Golden  sond'j .irticipants. With fair weather  and llie large amount of money now  on hand, along vvil h the! nevv athletic  grounds, a gooel days sport may be  looked feirwarel to, anil it will be no  fault of the committee if it is not the  bigge-st days doings ever seen in Kev  elstokc. Printed progiamines will be  [iiit in circulation shortly.  ihe New Provincial Secretary f  }' On Saturday Tlor. J. Fred Hume,  member-elect for lhe Nelson riding of  West Kootenay, wus sworn in as  Minister of Mines unel Provincial  Secretary .iu Hon-^lr.Sciiilin's cabinet.  A Paying Profession.  "There is no profession that holds  out such tempting allurements to the  youth of today as thut of the metallurgist .-uicl mining expert," saiel D. G,  Downs of San Francisco. " Last year,  of the class of about a dozen who were  graduated aL the school of mines in  the University of Califeuni.-i, at least  ten have found excellent i-.itna.ions.  with big salaries. Our universities  cannot turn out expert mining eugin  eei'8 fast enough for the demand  When I was in London last summer  an Knglish scientist l.eilel me that there  will be a strong demand for years for  competent nieii. and added that England kept the Uniteel States drained of  tlie best mining talent. They are  wanted by South Africa, in Australia,  New Zealand : in fact all over the  world, and Ihey can get higher pay  thun doctors, lawyers or any other  class of professional" men. Any young  man who is ambitious for a career that  vvill lead to fortune, if not to fame, anel  perhaps to both, if he be industrious  and steady, wirl make' no mistake by  ejualiying" himself in. the direction of  mineralogy."  WHAT ]T_ COSTS  [CIIMML'MRATKO]  Tn view of the coming plebiscite the  following quotation of the- cost of the  liquor trallic will be of interest:  HlilKCT COST  The report of the Royal Commission  on the Liquor Trallic estimates the  inniiiil expuudil uru toi-" strong eli-ink  in Ciiiiiulit in the following paragraphs:  Taking au average of iiie quantities  of wine's, spirits anti malt liquor.-*  entered for consumption in the live  years eniling lS'Ji-t. but excluding cider  in tl native wines, anel taking an  ivcrage of the retail prices, tbe calculation shows the sum of $39,S79,Sol  to be paid for liquor by the consumers.  As more than one-half of ithis amount  is paid for spirits, to which, it is well  understood, a large addition of water  is added before they are vended to  the public, the total amount paid i.s  probably considerably in excess of lhe  sum just mentioned.  The money thus paid may be fairly  saitl le) represent so' much diminution  of wealth, its the liquor, when consumed, leaves lhe community in no  way advantaged. When money is  paid for clothing, food, or olher com-  modities, lhe purchaser is supposed to  have value for his outlay. Both buyer  and seller respectively possess wealth  formerly held by his customer, but li.e  customer-consumer has nothing. The  community is poorer at least to lhe  amount of money spent for the lit)nor.  We have therefore a right to sia'e  that the country is . impoverished  annually by the direct, expenditure on  liquor to the amount of ?>j9,S7S),854.  The count ry is also-impoverished by  the vvasle of grain used in the manufacture of this liquor.*> Part of it was  Canadian grain which, had it not been  used in liquor making, would have  been available for export or other use.  Part of it, was imported grain, for  whicli the money had to go out of thu  country. All the giain destroyed in  the lie-uor manufacture has a right to  a. place in the calculation of loss. The  commissioner's estimate of the value  of the materials used is $1,188,70.). .  INDIRECT COST  The sums mentioned represent what  may be called tho direct loss which  Lhe" liquor trallic imposes upon the  community. That trallic also causes  other and far greater losses which are  not so easily ascertained. The minority report, however, deals vvith lliem  fully and forcibly, making _a careful  estimate which may be summarized as  follows:  Cost of jails, asylums, alms houses,  etc.���������By a very 'careful calculation it  is shown that the total amount  expended by the Dominion of Canada  in the administration of"just.ie-e and  for the maintaining of penitentiaries,  jails, asylums, reformatories, almshouses and like institutions, amounts  to a total of $5,028,105. Assuming that  one-half of tliis expenditure is fairly  chargeable to lhe liquor Iuibit and the  liquor trallic, we get as the cost to  the country, thus caused, the sum of  $3,014,007.  Loss of Labor.���������The country loses a  great deal because of the prevention  of tbe production of wealth on account  of persons being in j-iils. hospitals,  asylums, or in any way iellp through  intemperance.' The working of a  gang of.men in a factory or any set of  "|5ei~~~~i~~r\vlu~~"w"ork-���������"|-������~~_;'i"tWr7~jB''inier"  fered wilh by the absence ot one or  more in the same way. Much of  our most highly orgahizi'd manufacturing industry is thus seriously h-iu ;  pored. Not only do those who drink  lose lime and possible earnings; their  fellow employees are also loser.. The  ineluslry which employs them sulTer  loss. An English parliamentary report eslimates over sixteen per cent,  of the productive labor uf the country  us lost in this way. Assuming lliaL  in Camilla lbe loss is onlv eight put  cent, it amounts to S*!7t),2~>S,00. 1.  Shortcncel Lives.���������('.ireful calculations show thill.H.OOO lives .ne annually  cut short in Camilla by intempeiiince,  each such death robbing the country  e)f at least an average of ten years of  productive power, lt is e-slimuted iu  Ibis wav vve sustain an .'innu.-il loss of  SM.-.JOl.OOO.  Mi*; directed Work.���������A similar calculation shows thiit the country loses  by having about II'.OOO men engaged  in milking and selling 'liquor, nol  actually adding anything to the  wealth" of the country, but ci eating  e-ineliliems which increase pulilic  burdens. If rightly employed these  mens would aelel lo the country an  amount of wealth which we have, tei  do without. ostimuloel'-:it S7,74S,000.  [to ni-: COKTIXL'KU]-  Three Promising Claims.  Assessment work has just been com-  ple'lcel on tbo Hidden Treas.ire, Silver  Grown and Colonial, the group being  situated about twelve miles down the  lake from Trout Lako City. Keports  from the iliifeient claims are most  encouruging.^On the centre claim, the  Silver Crown, on which the showing  is exposed it is stated lo be one of the  richest surface showings in that part  of the country, the lead being 20 feet  wide and the assay being especially  high iu golel anil silver. With suKi-  cisnl work this group should become  one of the best propositions on the  lake. They are easy of acces**, being  only two miles from deep water and  transportation.  The   Ophir  Placer Claim-  W. White. Q. C. vvho wiLh C. E.  Wood owns the Ophir plarer claim on  McCullough creek. Big Bend, left this  morning to look after the survey of  Lhe claim, which is novv in progress to  get I he levels, etc. This winter timber  will be got out with which to build the  Km no and next soo-soii an hyil.aulio  plant will, lie installed to work the  piopeity.  TH0IVIS0'N'S_ LANDING:  A   Budget   of   Personal,'-   Mining   and'  Other News of Interest^  TiieiM. o.v'.** La.vdino. B. C. August  22.���������"lis. G. F. Beer left- Comaplix on  Tliuisilay on hoi-i-ehack and-rode to-  lhe Beatrice mine, on Meihawk" creek,-  lbe same day. Jlr.-,. Beer was the  lir.-*t lady ever in that part of tlie  country.  Joe Best, an old time miner at the"  Mohawk, say-* he has been around a.  good deal in lhis mining counlry, but  finds that mine producing good enough-'  ore to satisfy him. Mr. "Best, is send--  ing a solid piece of ore of 100 lbs. to  Sandon. It is a nice pebble and. rich  too.  Craig & Hillman yesterday shipped'  two four-horse learns and wageons-  and all equipments lo Albert Canyon.,  where he intends to haul machinery"  to the -Waverly mines.  T. Dunn nnel Wm. Farrell,- of-^an--  couver. cnine in ou Saturday on their'  way to the Free Coinage.  N. Wells, of Nevv "Y*ork,"came'in-on"-'  Friday.      lie   expects   to   be   in   this"  district for a   few' weeks   looking  up-  our mining prospects.  F. Campbell was down on Saturday"  from the Badshot.  Mr. and Mrs. Glynn, of New Denver,-  passed   through   here   on   a  pleasure-,  trip. ��������� "'  Mr. McPherson, of Nelson, lias Keen-  stopping at the Prospector's Exchange-  for a few days trying to buy," workhorses. *.       "    '  Tho   weather is   still   hot  audi the- .  roads eln.ity.   but   wagon   roads-were*  never   in   better   condition     than- at-'  -  present.  Miss Murjorie  Macdonald   is'h'onse--  keeper at the.  Prospector's   Exchange-- -  eliu-itig Mrs. Graham's absence.-  Ar. Encounter With a Silver-Tip.'-  Jlr. Eel. Adair, lnanagei-of the Adair--  group of mineral  claims  on  Eaforme-  i:'ree_,   came   into   town   ou ��������� Sunday,.  feeling somewhat  broken   up over-an-  encounter wilh a silver tip bear.--   One ���������  day last week  Mr.'Adair iu company-'  vvith  his  nephew  started   across"' the:  face of  the  mountain   with  a view-to-  putting a trail'up to ono. ;of his claims  on   which   he   intended   doing.-, some ���������  work.   When   crossing- a slide" over"  which  had  grown  a - thick growth of-  weeds and underbrush, and   while gc-;  ing over'a, siTTiili"stream.in.the slide"-  which  was   not   more  than  lour feet  wide, he came face loface with a large-  silver tip bp.-ir.    The animal rose on its:  haunches intending to'make an attack-  Mr. Adair had nothing in his possession;  other than an axe  with whicli to combat, his bears-hip. but did  not hesitate-'  and   immediately     swung    lhe     axe-  strking bruin full in the   breast.    This~  stopped   the   advances   of. the   bear.-~  which   iuimedialely    got    dovvn   and  niaele for him through   the'busbes and.  over  the  little  creek.   ' lioweveiiilr.  Adair and his nephew made good time ���������  down the hill and succeeded in eluding"  lhe   animal, but   in   his   haste  to get",  away Mr. Adair fell  amonij the stones-  on the  hill anel  injured   his shoulders ���������  severely.    Mr. Adair and   his  neplievv  h-ive no desire io claim  any further.'  relations vvith a bear, and'were indeed  thankful   that  "they got oil so easily.  It-is~v~?ry_rai'e!y"tliiitf."r-silvert~ip-at. ���������  tacks a man without  following up the-  attack, and the force of the blow from.:  the axe in Mr. Adair'shanibmiist-have-  hael Mu: c-t-ect of at   least' temporarily  stopping liis aelvi_ncesaiidgivii)g:th'eni.  lime lo make a wav.  Trap Shooting  At the   trap  shooting  on   Saturday  the following   scores,, were   made,, 20'  being lho pos.-ible:  H. A. Ilrovvn   .1. L. Johnstone   __>. Mcl_u!   Ed. White   .1. I'ir.khat.i    XV. M. Lawrence   A. li. I'hipps   ( _ 11. Graves   McTavUli   . 0"  . :'  .10  .18  . (1  .12  . :i-  . 1  . 0  Crow's Nest Investigation-  R. C. Chile, Q. C. the commissioner-  appointed to enquire into the  circiini ���������  stances surrounding the deaths of Ihe  unfortunate' men. Fiasei- .ind   ile-Dein���������  alel. who died of diphtheria hist Janu  .-iry   nt.   the   seventh   siding,   on    tho  Crow's Nest railway,   held   sil tings  at  Pincher Crook on Saturday, July :"0tb,  and August 1st and 2nd.    Sittings-cx-  leiidinsf for over a fortnight were held  at Macleod and Lethbridge and a great  moss  of  evidence collected,   tlio. suggestion that tbe witness would  not'be  accessible proving without foundation.  Ftom Pincher Creek   the commission  proceeds  to  Cteivv's   Nest   Lake,   and  from thoteon to Coal creek, Wiirdnei-  anel Nelson.    From   Nelson   Ihey-  will!  go lo   Kevelstoke and  ri-lurn   by  the  in.-.in  line.     It   is   expected  that the  sittings will   also   be;   he-lei   at   Banff,  Calgary. Portage la Pniii io and   Winnipeg. " The   commissioner   will   thon  pi-oieed   to    .Montreal   and   Toronto,  vviien some further tost iiiiony  will  be  taken  and   the   enquiry   closed.    The-  commissioner has adopted the plan  of  examining and  cross-examining    the  witnesses     himself.       The     evidence  ali _������uly taken is very voluminous- an.l  it is neit   probable  that  the  labors, of-  the commission ' can   be   finally   cem-  cludedat Montreal till   after the 20lln  instant".    The antics of a  bucking  pack horse-  up town last evening weiv somewhat  enterlainimr.    though     thoy    were.    a.  .-source of  al.irin  to  some ladies vilix.-j  i were l>.-_������in!_ at lhe li'.-.__  1, Revelstoke   Herald  Published in Interests nf  Revelstoke, Lardeau, BIr Bend, Trout Lake  Illeeillewaei, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Ptuis and __Lglo Pass bi-iriuln.  A. JOHNSON Proprletoi'.  A. Seuil*Weoklj- Journal, published lu tho  Interests ot Kevelstoke and iho surruundiuK  district, Wednesdays and Saturday e, making  :loeeet connections wilh all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads, $1 SO per  column l_c_.J2.00 pe r inch whon Inserted un title  page LjeKal arts.. 12c per (nonpareil) lino for  ttrsi insertion; So for each additional iuBuition.  Reading notices, lie por linu each issue. Birili,  -i-arri-ge and Death notices, tree.  Subscription Kates: By mall or farrier. 92 CO  per annum; ���������1.". for nix months, strictly in  advance.  Our Job Department: "lm: Heuai.d Job  Department is one of the bosl equipped  printing oiSoes in West Kootenay, nnd U pro-  pared to execute all kinds of printing in Ilrsl  class style at honest prices Ono prico to all.  No job too large���������none too small���������1 or us. Mill  orders promptly attended to. Givo us a trial  . on your next order.  To Correspondents: Wo inv correspondence on any subject of interest 'x> lho Kuuural  public, and desire a rellabli regular correspondent ln every locali' sui rounding  Revelstoke. In all cases the liona llilo immu  of the writer musiaccompany )iiaiiusiri|it, hut  not necessarily for publicatio .  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, 3. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  NEWS OF THE WORLD  1. All correspondence iiieisl, bo letjibly  *-ril ten on one side uf tho paper only.  1. Correspondence eionUmiinK personal  mutter must bo Bicncil wilh li.a pr por name  of the writer.  3. Correspondence) with rofesronco to any  thing that has appeared in auotlicr paver  must first be offeree! for publication lo that  rnrer before It can appear m Thk H-hald.  WEDNESDAY.   AUGUST 21,    1S08.  The  C, P. R, and  Temperance  The Brandon  Independent recently  entered a complaint against the C. P.  B.'s system of paying its employees  by checks compelling the men to resort to saloons and hotels to get their  checks cashed.   The editor of the Wetaskiwin Free Lance as an old employee  of the C. P. R., ought to be fully qualified to speak on the subject, and what  lie says is eminently creditable to tbe  management of the company.   It characterizes the Independent's article as  a    glaring    misstatement    of      facts  and its deductions as palpably wrong:  "Any one who knows anything at all  of the C. P. It.," says the Freo Lance,  "knows that they are greatly opposed  to intemperance.    More so than any  other agency in Canada,  lo our personal knowledge.    In the first place,  to obtain a situation on lhe C. P. It.  y a man has to say that be does not use  intoxicants at all.    After  he  is  employed the company's rule book���������the  recognized law of the company's employees ���������says Uint preference in promotion will in every case be given to  the man who? does not use    liquors.  When the company commenced paying  their men", by check they gave "instructions  to  all  their  agents  to  provide  sufficient  money  em  pay  day  to pay  these  checks,  and   as  a  further  pro-  caution  they  arranged  with   a   large  , number of banks ..in  all  parts of the  :country to cash  their checks at par.  Some months ago tliey required each  ; employee ' lo   sign     an     agreement,  which is practically a total abstenance  pledge, and made the penalty for the  agreement instant dismissal from the  service.     Later .still,   they   issued   a  circular to all employees, saying it had  been reported to them that some employees were in the habit of getting  their checks cashed in hotels and bars  and  that they  must  discontinue the  practice. We are satisfied that had the  eiditor  o������  the    Independent    known  these facts he would not have written  his article, for whatever else the CP.  R. Co. are doing or are not doing for   th__penple__o������i_Canada, they arc certainly doing more to furth~er~t'ne^tem-'  perance movement than all other agencies combined, and any one at all familiar with the decrease of the use  of liquor among railroad men during  th" past few years will substantiate  thi..'  A straw will show which way the  lemon squash goes.  The llrst. milch cow to arrive in  Dawson was brought up tlie river  about the llrst of July and sold for  $1,100.  "Thoy toll me your wife is u particularly fine housekeeper.'' "F.xcru-  cliitlngly so. I've scon that woman  sprinkle the clock to got viil of the  ticks."���������Detroit Tree Press.  It is stated on good authority that  imperial penny postage vvill come into  operation on November Dili noxt, tli.  I'rincc of Wales' birthday, by which  (lay" the necessary iirrangonicnts aro  expected  to be complete.  The police at Winnipeg have recovered a bicycle stolen from in from  of the Arctic. Ico Co.'s olllco in this  city on August 23rd of last ���������'year. The  wheel wiis found in a bluff by a 'half-  breed woman near St. Juan. It. has  evidently been in use up to a'short  time ago, as there are no signs of  damage from exposure.  Pugwash, a town on tho straits of  Northumberland? in Nova Scotia liiis  boon'" total lly destroyed by tiro. The  buildings destroyed include _0 stores,  five churclics and lliroc hotels. The  flames wore tanned by a high wind..  Very little of the loss is covered by  insurance.  "I don't, know whether to regard  mis young author as a marvel of  courtesy or a phenomenal specimen of  assurance:," said the magazine editor's  assistant. "What .has he done?"  Inclosed n stamji to bo put. on tho  chock in payment for his article."���������  Washington Star.  A funny tale, comes: from ���������'remote  Gualeguaychn, Argentina. The holder  of the ticket winning $30,000 in a recent Buenos Ayrcs lottery was a  Spanish working man; but the day  before the drawing he had torn up  the ticket in an ecstasy of joy over the  news of an i magi nary great Spanish  victory in Cuba. I-lc now regrets his  patriotic? enthusiasm.  Tavistock Gazette: The volo on  prohibition has already been taken in  four provinces���������Ontario, Nova Scotia,  Priiice I-ilvvard Island and Manitoba���������  the result being a combined majority  for prohibition of 12S.S5S. Excuses  have been found, however, for not putting' prohibition into force in those  provinces, and it is more than likely  that excuses for delay vvill also bo  made -when llie Dominion voto is  given for that measure.  Di- Fletcher govermcut eutonioligist.  returned to Winnipeg from Uritish  Columbia on Sunday, he is to visit  Doloi'aine brunch and thon proceed to  Ottawa. His visit to British Columbia  has been most successfull and ho reports that "public interest is aroused  and thai people iiro determined to  preserve thoir fruit, crops from the  ravages of insects, and thai tho lecture on injurious insects nnd noxious  weeds wore very much appricialod.  Tlio annual blutf made lo raise the  prico of binding twine has bocii more  'successful, this ���������year.'than.���������usual...'Manu-  ul'acturcrs of twine have shown their  patriotism by using tho blocado of  Mahila ,us an excuse for sending, the  price'of twine to a notch that it has  nol touched for several years, if any  of the liber from which our twine is  mado ever vvas in "'Manila it was nearly  a year ago, for oven, with modern  transportation it takes lime to move  freight.���������Farm  Student Review  Tlio report of the Minister of Ag-  neulturBjr.on the coming harvest describes "Hi. winter-sown wheal as excellent in nine departments, good in  02, and; fair in li" *. while the spring-  sown crop is oxcclle'ii in four departments, good in 3!" and fair in 9. Barky is excellent in 12 departments, good in .' .���������' 17, and  ���������fair���������iu-ieiir-i-iUlisj���������~-iuia_:e_pi:onilj-rs_ta  lio excellent in six departments,'.good  in 21. fair in 37.-and tolerable in nine.  surface     Tho   end  whore   the   tusk  joined the animal's jaw is perfect.  A valuable seam of coal has been  discovered in the Yukon near Rampart City. Tho fortunate discoverers  navo opened up a vein of bituminous  coal of 20 feet iu width. Steamers  can laud right alongside the working,  and the. A. C. Company have contract-  eel for the whole of the output of the  mine at ?30 a ton.  Admiral Palliscr arrived in Vancouver  on August 12, in the llagshlp Jin-  periouse. In connection with tho formation of a volunteer navy brigade in  Vaucoiivoi". The city will provide u  brigade which will be used in case of  war to supplement the regular seamen  ou llio warships of tho lieel on North  Piieillc station. In view of tho Brltlsli-  Utisslau crisis the brigade will bo put.  under training at once.  The Times, (England), July 29th  says: Tho railway under construction by tho Uritish Yukon Company  from Skagway ovor the White Pass  ti< llio navigable headwaters of lhc  Yukon has boon completed to within  seven miles of its terminus, anel will  roach Lake Bennett within three  weeks, when tho train service vvill  begin.''The line provides steamers  and rail communication with 'Dawson  City. 'Phe .company holds a United  States aud Canadian charter.  MUSIC IN  THE   AIR  l Dawson View of Miner's Grievances  --The Conduct of Mr. Fawcett���������  The Commissioner Posts an Interesting Notice.  Tho Klondike Nugget says:  "There's music iu lhc air."  For davs and  weeks all oyes have  here is an open invitation for hundreds of more disputes, brought about  by the .worst case.of incompetent administration that was ever tolerated  by a justice loving Anglo-Saxon  people.  "Was ever such a policy of intol-  orauie vacillation before forced upon  an unsuspicious and confiding people?  Take the case of James Powell, an  Australian miner, as an illustration  of the case 'of'hundreds of tired and  been tunica towards Dominion crock, | .,,.���������..  u,;u  as the place most likely to furnish the angry men who arrived   n to   n this  claim   that  would   give   thoni    thoir morning after a walk of 30 or ��������� 0im.ies  homosliko ln o'icdience lo the golel comniissioii-  Ono  disappointment and  delay   has ors   proclamation   No   .1.      They  are  f,,ii_\wnn  . . ,,Vii ...until the  last order actual   minors   and   prospectors   and  of tl cgo d  coi.in 8������ oner has  n.iscel came In to got permits. By obeying the  ?������.lMWo_ a long suffering people ^^^^^^^^^^  mSi ^^^."1^������   ^i^i AVffi ^S  ^������nist_  U n^P h. on   -^������^-J.long,.tram,,  and  ^tor35"   ST- r^re^in^,,^  tired of the whole bnwiiebb. se(1 u.    u is a prcmium on disobedi-  Gooel  for    Mojor  Wa sh!      le    h. s ^ ^ overy Qnc w,  practically    aduiitle 1 lhat   wlentho fl tQ m.e (    tQ UlQ ,.IWS    M  people have known foi lo! these m.uij   Fawcett    ll|ls    rCp0atcdly    impressed  upon. the public that perfect impart!  THE MINING EXOHJ-eNGE  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  Best $1,00 a day Louse in town.  The bar is supplied with tbe best brands of Wines,  J-iiquoi-s   and   Cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Trains.  SUS LUjND Proprietor  Th? Montreal Star has come to tbe  .���������.inclusion    reachod  by    mauy  other  authorities,   namely that,  the Yukon  'administration., under Mr.    Siftou  rotten. u  The steamer Ftirallon which left  Skagway? .for?.-Vancouver?" last? Thursday ������������������ bro ugh the news of a". .terrific fire  raging. Skagway "'was threatened with  entire destruction: The fire brigade  were making desperate efforts to prevent the lire reaching" the dynamite  sheds. The. forests surrounding'.- the  tovvn was all ablaze. The fire originated -from .bush" fires which a high  wind carried": to the town. When the  l-'aliiiron . left there appeared to be  little hopes of saving the town, yy?  When Lemon Bros.' circus was show-  ign at Birtle. says the Brandon Sun."  | the. lion tamer: was /suspected of hav-;  ing -robbed a. house' in the village. "The  constable andif. .mayor... went down '.to?  the?cii"cus tent? anel located their man  as .well"as the goodsybut be sat coiii-  placentlyyin the cage? .vvith li is.: booty;  a:i,I: invited /any'and all, constables^ to  come right in aiid .take .him? Had'��������� l-.c  stiiye'd;?iii the '"('.agehe .would have beeii  all ? rigtity? but -..he was, Ciuight?oiitside  :ihe?;c~ise:iai~el:_:_.i"i"este_el.??The 1 ion? tii m-  er.yhowever,.?was?too [siipper y 'if.ox.itte  co ii stable: and.: he 'escaped, on :the 'ti'ip.  '"ilbwm.'-.??:::'y;:?yy"?'":?''/:';''??/??/, ?'?/??''?'??"'?? ?  ~?A ?yory/inigi-estiugyceremoiiyJtook,  place ,oh':Tu("silay? atythe residenceyof  Captain ?W?"' McKenzie; : of , Ilolland.  "ilitiiiibba, ?y on ? J the ?.? occasion??? of  lhe'/? ?iiiari"iage? of?c? his??/;daughter,:  Uelen ?to?F.;; Manning, "principal/: of  ahe?R6land?schoolyy/lMie? bride? is'?the  sister of A./McKenzie of Calgary, who  w.'is present, at the wedding.: ?The cer-  eniony"'.was.performed in t-hc^prosence?  ofirelatives and afevvypersonal friends.  After-tlie .wedding breakfast ..the bride  'aiid groom were "escorted Fby ?a. largo  company of friends .to:the train, their?  :dcsti"Vation/being Roland:? is?is_ their.  inlentioh' ���������'���������to'.::".yisity California? aiieC'to  spend the?winter.'there/:'������������������Tlie'���������.best. of.  go&l.wisli'es.from all?who:knew them  .vvill.accompany the.happy couplo.??and-  tlio?numerous..and beautiful fpresents  will always'.i-eiui.nd' them of the high  esteem? in wliich they were held in  Holland.  ??,?.,/ .       J?'?/*7'? ���������,/,.  ^Vl'liiro -Are! Occasions Whein l'oliteii*iii_i  Counts  I _)r .N'otlihij-.  Ho wns. a;'country tolearnph operator,  young but ambitious, nnd had beconie enthused over reading a book entitled "Politeness as n Guide to Success."  lie hnd reacheel tha: .portion where it  vras related how old Bonds, the millionaire; had laid tha foundation for his i in -  menso wealth by an ac: of politeness when  an old woman'tapped an the counter.  Putting the book hastily asltlo tho young  operator, with tbe career of eld Bond, in  his mind's eye, hastened to obey the sub-  13  One of the. M!ntio_ota paper:;:represented iu the recent excursion .says:  "We do not believe wheat can be  Grown i;ulte as far west as Itcgina  with any certainty of a crop." Which  Jhows the erroneous, impressions a  visitor may receive from parsing  through the North West lu a Pulliuan  car.  The gold plate communion service,  which Krnesl Terah Hooley gave to St.  Paul's Cathedral,, has been sold and  the proceeds applied to the benefit, of  the creditors.'?St. Paul's has come  better out of .its connection vv'ith the  great speculator than most of the  people who had the misfortune tei be  ialxed up with his affairs.  The announcement of the dat*. of the  plebiscite eloes not seem to have cau.-ieel  any extraordinary excitement even in  the saloons. It would be more to the  point, If, instead of asking the electors  their opinions, the government would  declare their own intentions. But  all through the debate on the bill.. Sir  Wilfrid Laurier maintained a sphinxlike silence, and beyond the fact lhat  the plebiscite will be taken, no one has  the Blightest Idea of what is going to  happen. Probably nothing.���������Montreal  Gazette.  Th������ Winnipeg I've,' Vrcss is ni.il  <".'.-n*~iltt"ously happy in it* alluiiion::  lo tbe British -.rNtoe.'i-ai.-y. It nm'le an  ur-fortunate break the other day when  referring to the'.new viceroy of India  it said the government "did not listen  to representations from families dating back, to William the Conqueror  or choose an individual with a title  resting possibly on the plunder of his  ancestors. They appointed a plain  mister, etc." Now it happens that  lrMr. Curzon is not only the heir to a  "baronetcy, but a direct descendant  of Giraldine de Curzon. Lorel of the  Manor of ?Locking. of the time of  William ibe; Coii'iu'jrur. 1". I', plcaic  cof7. ,  \pples are exelb.'iil. in one department,  good iu seven, fair in live, tolerable in  six, and poor in oue  A. F. .McLaren, >l. I*.. North  "orth, is in Montreal, after a business  trip to England. He is better known  in Western Canada as the Cheese  King. During his stay in England he  discovpi-'iil Unit New- Zealand cheese  Is making headway on the market  tin-re. Specimens be* examined, hi  Bald, were about e'ejiial fo the Canadian  article. Canada still ships 00 per cent  of th<- cheese- consum<_-d in ib>" ISt'ili-h  lElca and Is likely to retain her supremacy. It Is a noteworthy feature  that the art of ��������� ch .esse making was  taught the Nevv /ealandor*.' by teachers  imported from Canada.  The United States authorities seem  to have been playing Agninuldo for a  fool. Tho subjoined letter se-nl to  Uniteel Slales Consul General Wilil-  man al Hong Kong shows how far  they are correel: "I have .roael that  I am getting the big head, and not behaving as I promlsedyou. In reply I  ask you why should America expect  tne to outline my policy, present anil  future, and fight blindly for her interests, when America will not be  frank with mc. Tell mo thin, om'-1  fighting for annexation, protection ��������� or  independence? It is for America to  say not. me. T can take Manila as I  have defeated the Spanish everywhere,  but what would bo the use? Tf America takes Manila. T can save my men  and arms for what, the future has in  sloro for mc. T am not both fool and  rogue. The Interests of my people are  as sacred to mo as aro the Interesf.sl  of your people! to yon. Signed: Ag-  iiinnldo."  The following inle-icsting find is taken  from th" Ivlnioiitnn I'.iillctiii of /\ug.  l.~. A in;��������� mmeith lusle somewhat elei-ay-  e-d is now i.o'be. seen at John 'Feasor's  house- n������~a'i' I). It. I'liisei's mill. Mr  l*i"as"i" saw the lusl; pro|e-ciinr above  lhe. Hiii-fii.'-c..of Hie liver when cronsinK  i'i a boat ii'iii- (>ki_,.' "ii'-auipiri'.nr. He  lej'-k hold eif the iii-e>j������,.|.in;- part and tu  tettempting to wrench the tusk loose  from where it was imbedded in the  sand, broke off a piece of tho small  oi'd. The part which ho secured is 5  feet four inches long and ]_.������ inches  in circumference. From the size .of  the tuslc where broken off and tho  taper from the large end, nearly,half  the full length of th. tusk romaiils  in Hie bed of the river. The most remarkable tiling about this find is that  the tusk is not. petrified.   Tt vvas :*ome_-  ������-li;.l.   ile'-ii-r-il      l.||l.   .-.lill    Hi.,    ivo.'V    i-:  ejuit _ apparent over a feood d<sal of ths  "Young man, If I sent n m^ssoRO r.0".  when will it get ,ther������?,~" askod the old  woman.  "Where is it eoins, -nadomf"  "Well. It is polr.g to A-.mt.Tnnp. if yon  air..: knovr!" snappcl the"old woman.  "Yit'm. and whcTi does Aunt, .Tane  live?" nsked the operator, ronolTlng to be  polite at nil hazard.  "Wi*li, 1 never shw such iuip-ideinco' I  inppose you'll be wanting to know if Aunt  .Tans it mnrried next. Well, she if. if that  1." any satUfarllon to yon. Sho iim throe  sh'.idr^n. w������ar������ wlnsse., hflozifa lo tbo  church nnd exports to n_mk������ jiim noxt  wool:. Te ther" iirirthiim" nl") thnt yon  ���������flili to know. yr.wiiK nilinf"  "Yei-'iTi,'' -itiei the operator dnsperntidT,  "I would llks to know where. Aunt .Tano  lire*."'  "Woll, I never! Why, jou rnlnerablo  littlo ujist.rt! I've? n mind to come over  thorn nnd spank you! Wliat'w thai, youna  man? Swrniring? 1 thsll *������������ thnt you ar*  roportsd Jt cncol"  Th. door biiDijoit and the operator wont  wearily back to hl.������ sent nnd. p'.uklnr up  tho book ho ha'd be>������n reading, threw It  Into the store. ���������  Fifteen minutas iHtar when iid old raiin  cnni������ In and wniitee! to know whan the  8:!t0 tiiiln luft the op.mtor honved tho  eontontanf tho coal .w.-uttlo at bin. and 1__-  mediat.ily wired In his re������!jfii-iiIo_i.��������� Detroit Free Presn.  Swoelluli   I'l.Ilonnpl.7.  Too many people try to -on to sovern-  ment who var naver elocted pr??irtunt.  Niivor look nt prico mark on veeldina  presuDt. Ks poorty sur������ to roaka yo' fuel  bat. -  Guto raaoy torn* te vedd'iDg dress es  oa~7 gnt������ van f oro an efer huf vile fiho es  isarrled.  Ef ������ feller's liver en out of order o~  poorty hard to mak h������m tank des country  es ronnln lak ct used to.  Fallor vat knows bos own besnesi es  batter fuller toglf nelTico m von vat knows  everybody olso's licsncss.  Von fallor aet lazy, has yenorally go to  Turin Prlneio Albert, coat, hecBUS*) ct r.ovor  eop sut������ many pntchss.���������Denver Times.  ,  Her Answer.  CnAPT-rt I.  Boy���������Littlo  girl, you're too iwcot for  anything.    What's your name?  Girl���������May Wood.  i     CHAPTER II.  Samo Boy (Eomowhatoldor)���������Mica May,  havo I your permission to call? Whero is  your homo?  Samo Girl (somowhnS shier)���������May wood.  CIIAITEK Ut.  Some Iloy (older dill)���������If I should sn7,  "May, rimireist Mny, will you jnuny we,  Mtsy'"���������Ihoti whiitr-  Samo Girl (\n ������ v/blspor)���������Ma? woulil  days, viz., that the golel commissioner is incompetent to fill the oflice  he now holds.  Bo he ever so honest himself, tho  gold commissioner's oflice has been  conducted in such a manner as to givo  evidence of mucli crooked work. . Information that the public should have  aa soon as anybody, has been given  out on the quiet by someone to friends  anel those little friends have taken lhe  information thus snrreplitiously  gained and located for themselves that  whicli has been denied the honest  prospector.  As evidence of the short-sightedness  of the gold commissioner and his ill-  advisers, the muddle over ���������Dominion  creek is sufficient.  Against the methods of doing business adopted by thai office the people  stand no show whatever. They never  know "where thoy are at." For example,, read, what follows:  For the past ten days convenient  posting places in the city and along  the trails have borne the following  notice: "  NOTICE: All hill claims located on  Dominion creek,'in the Indian reserve  mining division, since November 15th.  1S97, will not bo recognized by tlie  gold commissioner. Permits to prospect hill claims on Dominion creek  can bo procured from the golel commissioner's ollice. on .Inly 11th prox.,  at 10 a.m. No person will be allowed  to prospect hill claims on Dominion  creek who have not obtained such? permits. All parties wishing to locate  will be required to find a suitable  prospect before tbeyy, will bo permitted to record.  THOMAS FAWCETT,  Gold Commissioner.  On the afternoon of the 8th Inst.  Btampeders becamo more active than  usual.'.-' Among tho number that were  hurrying over the hill were many who  arc always "on the inside." In other  words they have the means,: or keen  scent, of securing public information  before it becomes public. The Nugget  man at once "scented a mouse," and  began to hunt up tho meaning of the  4tirly stampede. II didn't take long to  find out how it,startod. A high official  had given a "friend the "tip"���������how  many more Lord only knows..'., Othor  attaches had done the same, and those  friends had told others. uiiti_._=aU-3  o'clock this morning 1,100 people had  crossed the Klondike, oh the way, to  Dominion, and /among the7 number  wore two Nugget men. who will have  some good reading when they get  back.  The following notice was posted or.  the 'Jth inst., the'first one being tacked  up about. 0 , a:m.,������������������: while lho notice is  dated lho Sth. To any sane man don'l.  it look like this was intended to protect the stampeders of a day before the  notice became public? Head the notice:  NOTICE: The notice recent Iy is-  -siieii���������regarding���������permits���������to_bo^giv.en  July 11, 1S9S, is hereby cancelled, and  tbe following substituted:  Hill and bench claims 011 Dominion  crock arc now open for location and  prospecting by all froo miner...  Those elaimsshowu in the,appended  sketch, with one exception, will be  open only to those who made application for them prior to lhe coniplotion  of tho survey which applications ar-"  flicd In the office of the golel commissioner.    By order,  THOMAS FA .VCKTT,  Gold Commissioner.  T)-!"il  Dawson. July 8th.  1898,  tiler" feijiowt* :i .keli-ls of Dominion  ci'-k).  For" f)ir"e> days have those* on the>  iiipi.b- t������"-i'n quietly wending their way  to the "(i-nenf the pr"pe~nt stampede.  From nowhere cIsb -)'it headquarters  ��������� ���������'-i;i'l I" knowledge eif this propound  ae-tlon e,f !fi _ commissioner have been  g!< _itt'._l Only thone n'-.ir to the gobl  ���������~"iiiimls*.ieir.or'������ offie-e cosiiel got this  knowicdi;.*, of an impenilini. proclamation da.!- b.foro lt vvas officially decided upon. They alone wfll reap the  benefit, ,-md set the claims.  The kiio-Aledge of the intended ac-  11 on of tin. gold commissioner wan  iiaii'i<-<! iiboul with admonition- of  th" 'jur.e)_.i secrecy, but every man  coming into possession of tlie news  also ht-.e! his own circle of Imraedi-  at'" friends, and nearly 12 hours before  tbe posting of proclamation No. 2  'he; .stampede had reachcl sueh proportions that the crowd of stampeders could not be handled by the; ferry  boat���������a large scow���������across the Klondyke river on Bonanza trail.  The pretense that the; nc-w order  was simply to prevent anarchy, disorder and possible bloodshed. Is shown  to be a very chimera by the-; issue of a  third pre>e:iarrifition this morning about  f):'.'A, showing that, the very condition  of affairs suid to be the desire of the  (b pai'tni'-nl to preivnl is a_l.uallv- being brought about by tlif Ir eiwn policy  of v iii-illation. ,,  Tlif ii'-1.' ord'T rend:; an folio',-.'.*::  No ">rtitlf.ulc������ Cot records) uball be  Ismic.i for tho hillside claim on Dominion crock until the lapse of 10 days  from the dato of application thorcfore  in order thst rival clalmante for the  samo ground may be heard.  THOMAS FAWCETT.  Oold Commissioner.  Dated July {no date given) 10S9.  Here is tho Ollice of tbo gold commissioner congested "-with unfinished  business and tho half of every day  taken up by tho commissioner in liear-  tag rivpi claimant" to varioun pic-on  ct /rr _um|. nome of the ca"_~r. taking  up the greater pari of a week;  and  F. JWeCJIRTY  .Wholesale and .Retail Dealer in   PRIME BEEF, PORK,  JAUTTOJ-1'J-IJib SJ113SJ1GE  nlity vvas to be shown, and no .mercy  to speculators.  Was ever there sucha, travesty on  "impartial .administration?"  Did ever men of our race before,  submit in silence to such?outrageous  impositions as are being daily forced  upon them?       c  "The public be danined" appears to  be about the policy of those who are  presumably placed here merely to protect .-e rights of all��������� not the interests of the ring.  'Flic backbone of the Klondyke���������  the vein and sinew of the district���������  namely, : the miners and prospectors,  have been Outraged as never before  in the history of the country. "Our  incorruptible and brainy officials"  havo proved but gods of clay, and  their worshippers are in sackcloth and  ashes, at;,the destruction' of their idols,  unless the worshippers are on the  "inside" and have lined their nests  with this the latest proof of official  incompetence and ignorance of the  duties they were hero to. perform.  Does the recorder npt know that  two wrongs can never make a right;  and that if the closing of Dominion  creek was wrong, it has now assumed  tbe proportions of a gigantic fraud,  and as such is resented bitterly by  1..0 thousands and thousands of right  thinking and right loving people now  occupying the Yukon district.  Fish-  anti   (.laiuo   in    Season.        Markets   a I,   lievolstuke,  .Revelstoke Station, Makusp, Trout Lake City, aiul .Ferguson.  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  AND SCO PACIFIC LINE.  flerchant's Hotel  lllecillewaet, B. C.   "  First-class iu every respect.    Oood aci-OLUinodatiem,    lii'bt  Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.          W. J. Lappan, Proprietor.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in   town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors * and   Cigars  Best    accommodation. Kates    SI-.   per     day  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  Table * furnished with  the choicest the market  affords. Best Wines  Liquors and Cigars  $1.00 a day. Monthly race.  . J. ALBERT STONli, Proprietor.  THE P10NEER^l7lVERY���������-^  Feed and. Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District  ORIENTAL HOTEL  Large light bed rooms. ' Rates  Shortest and  Quickest Route  To Yukon and Klondike (_uld  Fields.  To Eastern andEuroponii points.  To Pacific Coast, China, Japan  and Australia.  TOURIST  CARS  Pass Revelstoke daily to St.  Paul, except AVednesday to  eastern points.  -^Magiiificetit-sleepiug^aud-diuiug-  cars on all trains.  Tickets issued through and  baggage checked to destination.  Saddle    anil      Pack  always for hire. ���������  Horses  Freighting  specialty.  and   Teaming   it,  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's  Landing  every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For part miliars write  C11A.IG & HILLMAN, Thomson's Landinh.  A  ���������j  GOOD  CHANCE  To secure one of tlm ie desirable lots  CHEAP ou the C. & lv. Steatu Navigation Company's site.  ]_out    wait'    till    the    boonr  our way, but BUY NOW.  comes  HAIG & CRAGE  Sole Agents.  Daily Trains Leave Rovolstoke  I'jiistbound 7:10 11.in.  Westbound.,.:......... .5:20 p.m.  Southbound' lor all Kootenay  points Sa.ni.  I'Vn-    inl'oriiiiiUon,   time    cariU,  maps and tickets apply to  .T. W. mtADSILAW,  Agent, Itevelstoke.  XV,   Ji',    AxDicitso.v,   Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.  10. .1. Coyu_, District Passenger  Ageut, Vancouvei'.  JAS.   McMAHON  Genet al  Blacksmith  AND WOOD WORKER.  \VriKOnn, heavy nnil li|;lit. luiilt to order or  rcpi-ircel    Hon_._iliot.I-K 11 -specialty.  Shop on boiitclin Strcot, Kost, llevelstoke.  3. Mo.VIntion, .MnnuKur.  Hhop on First Street, itiot voot of Union  Hotel, ItovclntO-0 Station. -la." McM-hon,  Munn������er. a'i-lf.  Wo Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  ������--���������' Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. AVe can iix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Rovolstoko Station, B. C.  eloign  E. Wood  and Builder  i~  Kitlni-tca, plans and specifications fur_i(_ied  on application. Shop and reD-lr work  promptly attended to. Wood carvir.f. a  specialty.      Work    fcliop   on  Front Street.  fl  STENTS  PROMPTLY SECURED  .Vritn for onr ini'-rcstinir booka " Investor's Help" and "How you ������r_ swindled."  ���������Send us (i rough rkoteb or model of vour  invention or improvement and wo will tell  you froo our opinion as to whether it ia  probably patentable. Wo make a specialty  nf applications rcjoctcd in oilier h.inela,  High03t references furnished.  HA-UON -c UAJUOl-  PATXNT SOLICITORS * VKPXBTS  Civil _ M>_.anlc..l Fnsi__,e������r������, Gndnatet of the  Polytechnic School of EnfflneerJnir. Bachf-Ori In  Appll"tl S.-lciit-on. Laval rnlver-lty. Members  1'att-nt I_ni\- As_io,.lfiiinn. Amrrlcan Water Worlel  An"0cliltlon. >Hw rnalan.I "W.-.tcr Work* -\sjoc.  P. o. St"v������,yor_i Association, Asaoc. Member Can.*  Society of Civil Engineers.  . niriom. . Htw Y0!"1 MFC 5'19'C MOHTHtAl BA*. >  T\2Q Revelstoke  Pl^oto Company  Revel 8tok,e. B. C  .STUDIO:. DOIJin.AHHTHKhT  J. H- Hull  & Company  Bntchers    and    Wholesale   and  Retail Dealers In Beef. Pork, otc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  All OTders ia  our  lice  fllled   inaptly  What Do You  O  Want ia Shoes '  If 'ynu wRiit a umiil Mine'r.,' IJIiud eioiue  I.i. .I.iil.lmi.  If you wuiit 11 mriil? rriiB|ieeilor������' bhuo COIUO  to I). Jcnkinh.  If you want n liini ui" Htroun t.'ork tjulnil Sbou  eonio tol.~ JonkliiD.  If j nu 'want .a" Ijui'K l.rs Hoot como to U.  JiinkiuH.  Sliocnaud llimions nipilrcd on the aliortost  notico. All UnuH of work kopt In Block  nl pricua lo null all.  D. JENKINS  Fiml Strcul. ono liloi-c frou.  tin) Jiuinirlnl  Hunk ol Cunudu,  Utvclatoko Station, U.  V.  Wood! Vvood!  Guaranteed Pull  Cord Measure.  The unil. l'sieiie-el hns a large supply  nf Hemlock, Spruce. Fir anel Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  wood -will ? kinillv leave their orders  with Mr. W. M. Lawrence, Keqclstoke  Station, or with II, N. Coursier,  Front Street, Revelstoke.   .-  17ntf  FRANK JULIAN.  Sam Needham  Clothes  Cleaned  Altered  , Repaired  In Good Style st lowest Pricoa.  noi'ftl.A.sSTIlKMT' ���������  Rl'-.VKUSTOKK  REVELSTOK.E  IRv0N WORKS..  Blacksm .thine:') Jobbinc  Plumbing:.   Pipe Fitting  Tir-smithing  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty________  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn. /'"  h Mnl He.~DisHng me Hi  ll  Entry   of   Armed   Insurgents  Prevented  United   Stales   Losses���������'.Trouble With  Aguinaldo's   Forces Expected���������  Terrible  Railway  Accident   in   South  Alrica  London, AugusL IS.���������Information  hus been received tliat BO persons hnve  liucn killed in a railway accident  near Cape Town, Africa.  SEVEN THOUSAND PRISONERS  -���������Washington,      August      IS".���������Seven  thousand  Spaniards were taken prls-  ���������' liners by the United; States troops at  the taking of Manila.  ���������AMERICAN  CASUAL1TIES  Hong Kong, August IS.���������The total  number of Uniteel States soldiers  killed at tlie taking of Manila was  only five. Forty wounded insurgents  with arms in their hands were? prevented from entering .the City, anel  trouble is anticipated with Aguinaldo's  forces.  THE   AMERICAN- NAVY  New York, August IS.���������A special to  The Tribune-from Washington says  the strength of the navy will not be  ���������precipitately reduced on account of  the suspension' of hostilities, but on  tiie contrary the administration has  determined that a very large naval  force Is necessitated by the increased obligations the United States has  undertaken, or had forced upon her.  Orders have been given not only for  the prosecution of energetic operations at all naval stations to speedily-  put in fine trim all tho regular war  ships of the fleet, but a very large  proportion of the auxiliaries, whicli  were purchased to the number of  i-.early~a hundred, will be considered  in the category of permanent addi-  tions; to the navy. Others, will be ..turn-:  cd over to their original owners.ior  sold to the highest bidder. Such a  policy was favorably considered by tlie  authorities a few weeks ago, but hardly had the peace protocol been signed  than tlier. resulted a more adequate realization of the great change  lhat the 'navy had almost invisibly  undergone, and today the conclusion  is almost forced upou the naval administration that the American sea  power cannot safely be curtailed, if in'  fact it will: not be:essential to increase  the vessels afloat as rapidly as  possible. -  MUSTERING   OUT  OF  SERVICE  .Washington, August j7.���������An    order  will  be issued  today, ,wlicn approved  ; by the cabinet, mustering out of service    about  50.000  of  the    volunteer  forces.  IGNORANT OF PEACE  Havana, August 17.���������On Suiiday  morning the converted lighthouse tender, Mangrove, appeared befoie Cai-  liiirich, and opened lire on the town  gunboat, Ilcrnau. The corlcs and  shore batteries replied. The Mangrove  lired 117 shells over tho town. No injury was done to persons, and uo  damage caused "to the lown. Later  in the day the gunboat Caute, under  a ilag truce put out for the Mangrove  and informcel the captain of the sign-  -ing-ot-the-protocoL  SURRENDER OF MANILA  Uoug Kong, August IS.���������Manila has  surrendered to Dewey. The Americans bombarded the city ion Saturday  and were soon In possession. The  ollicers of the - Kaserin? Augusta an:  very -reticent regarding Manila, but I  have hoard from a Spanish passenger,  .who was on the cruiser; that on Saturday morning Dewey's fleet advanced  toward Manila and signalled a elcmanel  lo surrender. He was refused. His  forces then bombarded the city and it  was taken by assault. Augustln, who  had relinquished the government the  -week before-to>the military governor,  was taken off by a German cruiner  late at night..  NAVAL REVIEW  Washington, August IS.���������The navy  department is considering the project  ot n naval review in New York harbor  next Saturday, when the battleships  and. cruisers tinder- Admiral Sampson  arrive there. Efforts are being made  to induce; the department to havo a  review of the ships and a laud review of the sailors, ft is probable the  final decision.will be to have the war  vessels go up the rivet- to Grant's  tomb at Riverside, and there Are a  salute. The trip up to the tomb affording the public sufficient opportunity to view the ships without tiring the sailors by a land procession.  A company has , been formed in  Lethbridge called the North West  Produce & Commission Co., (Ld).  They will handle all kinds of produce  and sell on commission.  ' ii  Thos. McNaught of Fort Steele Is in  the city. Mr. McNaught is largely interested in mining in East Kootenay.  While no great stir is.visible ho stales  that a good deal of solid work is pro-  KrcHsiiig throughout the district.. Tlie;  Noi-I li Slur nihil! Iiiik .been shipping nre  down llio '.river nil r.iiinuie.'r and a.s  (ie.'.Mi it.'i'.. tlie railway reseller, il. will  lars"ly nu:r<'.-i:<i" ilr. output. Near  Wiudermere, mid way between' Golden  and Steele, a number of Rossland men  ii arc at work, both prospecting and  ' developing. When a railway is built  down the. Columbia valley, connecting  the C. P. R. with the Crow's Nest  branch, for which purpose three charters have already been granted, the  Windermere district i3 exoer.U'l to  boom. The C. P. R. is now running  freight and work trains into Warilno.-,  12 miles from Steele, to which place  a bruti~.Ii  line iu rxpecteel to ru-i.  Hal-jar}' Her.ild  LAWLESSNESS   PREVALENT  IN  SANTIAGO  pcr-  by  Native Reprisals���������The Cable Censorship  Removed ��������� Eruption  of  Mount  Vesuvius���������More Russian  Intrigue,  Washington, August 10.���������Perfect order Is reported.from Manila.  ���������REPRISALS  Thu natives of Porto  Itico are  scenting tlie  Spanish   residents.  SPANISH  OUTRAGES  Acts    of outrage  are  reported  .Spanish soldiers iit Porlu Rico.  CAUL12 CENSORSHIP  The cable censorship'iit' Porto..Rico  has now been raised.  LAWLESSNESS IN SANTIAGO  New York August . 19.���������Alarming  reports of lawlessness have been : received' from Santiago tie; Cuba. Yesterday General Shal'ter ordered the  Second .? volunteer regiment of im-  lnunes to leave the city: and go into  camp outside. The'regiment had been  placed here as a garrison to preserve  order and protect property. There  hail been a firing of arms inside the  town by members of this regiment,  without orders, and so far as is known  some of the men indulged in liquor  until thoy have verged upon acts of  license and ''disorder. The inhabitants  in some quarters have alleged loss  oi? property by force or "intimidation,  and there has grown up a feeling of  uneasiness, if not alarm. General  'Shatter has therefore ordered i...s regiment into the hills, where discipline  can bo made severely rigid. ..In place  of theSecond volunteer immune regiment General Shaffer has ordered  into the city the Eighth Illinois volun-  .teor regiment of colored troops, in  whoso-sobriety and discipline he has  confidence and whose sturdy enforce-  innt of order will no doubt be felt by  those in command.  CAPITULATION  lt is claimed that tho capitulation of  Manila included the whole .of the  Philippine Archipelago.  '   RUSSIA AGAIN  London,   August   IS.���������The . Russian  government       is     negotiating     with  Spain    for  the    cession  of a coaling  station iu the Philippine Islands. .  EXPRESSING REGRET  Loudon, August I.S���������The papers this  morning are expressing regrets over  the departure of Colonel Hay, and announce their satisfaction that he is  going to fill a position which promises  important results tor the Anglo-American relations. All compliment him  upon the splendid services ho has performed here.  ERUPTION  OF  VESUVIUS  Naples, August IS.���������Mount Vesuvius is again in a stale of active eruption. ..Four distinct, streams ofc lava  arc pouring down from the summit  of the mountain at. tliu rale of four  hundred yards an hour. The beautiful  chestnut trees ou Mount Soiuma have  been completely destroyed. A constant series of explosions , arc heard  ���������In.the'Central, crate i>whicli-is.continuously belching fortii volumes of flame  and emitting dense clouds of ashes.  8ElllSll������iIIIIIB.G-  iii. Mi RewK-iiim ii now  Chancellorship  of Toronto   University���������  Wlicf.t Crops Vaiy-Thc Yacht  Race���������The Summer Re-  gatla��������� Napance  Bobbery  The Dominion won the final race for  tho Soawanhaka  clip-yesterday.  ijlliuva, August IS.���������Major Walsh  lyfl. Dawsoa City for Ottawa on August "Ui.  YUKON REVENUE  The revenue returns from the Yukon  for   1897-8   agj.rei~alo   $1,000,000.  HARVEST  HANDS  Winnipeg,   August   IS.���������Tliere   are  cn  route from the cast to Winnipeg  eight  train   loads   of   harvest   hands.  Thoir arrival will create'considerable  satisfaction to fanners along the line.  THE UANK R013IJERY  Toronto,   August  IS.���������The  evidence  in the matter of the Napanee bank robbery has been concluded, and it, is ex-  pocted that the decision will be given  today.  WHEAT CROPS  The wheat reports from .Ontario  show a decrease in fall and : an inciease in spring wheat.  ������    TORONTO  UNIVERSITY  The Hon. Edward  Blake has been  nominated  for  the  chancellorship  of  Toronto university.  WEST  LAMBTON  .Dr.'Johnson"has been nominated by  the Liberals of West Lambton (Out.)  to replace Judge Lister.  MUTINY DENIED  A letter from a member of the Yukon  .militaryexpedition.-denies.the truth of  lho reported mutiny in the force.  WHEAT  HARVEST  ���������.Wheat harvesting is general iu Hi"  piovince (Jml in lhc Torrilnrii:.-..     Tin:  .-ivi'nij.1.   >iclil   in   I'sliinale-il   I" >li_   IX  liiiiiliclu lei Hi') acre.  It Al LWAY   AtXIUFNi'  Yict"l"ia.   August   IS.���������  Six   perscuf.  are reported to have been killed in a  railway ateident atil Comox,  B. C.  j       .VAL   OF   GOLD  The steamer Danube has arrived at  Victoria from St. Michael's with one  million dollars la gold.       ;  . ....Ell REGATTA"  -..WinnIpeg. August IS.���������Yesterday,  lha flrsl day of the summer rcgatta.the  Victoria crew, James Bay. II. c.. ele-  f-.-aie-l Hie Wiiuili".',; clew by .two  length-,.  CHILD'S REMARKABLE ESCAPE  FROM DEATH  Farm   Implements���������Carried  for Miles���������  The Jewish Colony   Wrecked-  Houses Dcmolished-The  Track of the Storm  Winnipeg, August 17.���������H is reported that three persons have been scri-  ot.i-ly injured by a cyclone at Hirsch.  near   ISstevun,  Assiniboia.  Eslcvan. Assa.. August IS.���������On Saturday night about.midnight, this district was visited by a severe wind  storm, and at Hirsch. 20 miles east of  here, the Jews hail their first experience of a genuine cyclone on a  small scale. Dr. Scott of this place  was called down early Sunday morning to attend to sonic of the victims of  the previous night's storm. Ho found  the house and stable of Blnnskcy completely .'demolished, lhc cooking stove  had dropped down into the cellar.  Tho floor seems to have been drawn  from under the stove. A three  months old baby was blown about SOU  feet, aud then stopped by a wire  fence, and was not found for some  time afterwards. It suffered hardly  any injuries beyond a few bruises and  slight cuts. Mr. Blanskey escaped  without a scratch, but his wife was  seriously injured, and the doctors do  not seem to know whether the : accident will be fatal or not. A wagon  standing In front of the house was  picked up and carried over a" milo and  a half buried in the ground. A  mower was rolled over and:over until  you could find hardly one of the  pieces. The strange feature of the  storm was lhat the wind split on lho  Colony association store, taking  Blanskey's house and stable on one  side, and the association stable on the  cast side, doing no damage lo the store  itself. The siorm seemed to proceed  to Bow Bells, N. D��������� according to  reports.  IfiillfllW  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA-CABINET NOT COMPLETE  The Constables  Bill���������New   Diocese for  Kootenay-Bail for Ponton���������Prohibition   Plebiscite���������The  Yacht Races.  Winnipeg. August 19.���������Messrs Graham,     Home   &   Company,     of   Fort  William, have made an assignment.  ATL1N   LAKE   GOLD  The Atlin Lako. gold diggings are  said to be in"British Columbia.  .  PROHIBITION   PLEBISCITE   , '  Ottawa, August VI.���������The Hon. Richard XV. Scott, Secretary of state, is  hard at work preparing for the coming  prohibition- plebiscite. Considerable  misapprehension,is..reported,as ..to the  lists which are available for use on  September the 29th. All persons upon  provincial lists 00 days proceeding  lhe taking of the'plebiscite will be  entitled to the ballot. In this case lhe  voters name must have been on the  list on or beforo August'' lhc: first.  SUGAR REFINERY CLOSED  Montreal, August 19.���������It is announced in Montreal that lhc St.  Lawrence sugar refinery is temporarily closed.  DIABOLICAL ATTEMPT  ���������-V-ictoi"ia,___Auj:ust'__Lll.__Ai__.alUuiipl._  has been mado lo blow up the court  house al Stevenson. B. C. The outrage is said lo havo been the work  of Chinese.  CABINET INCOMPLETE  Two  portfolios ycl   remain  unfilled  iu tho lloift Charles A. Sonilin's cabinet.    Hume,  of  Nelson? ri'iltsiug   llie  appointment as-ministur of niinas.  CONSTABLE BILL  Ottawa," August :l J.���������-The debate on  the  Constable  Bill   is  proceeding  in  the legislature at Toroiro  NEW DIOCESE  It has been decidou to create a  Church of'''-England diocese in East  aud West. Kootenay.  BANK ROBBERY  Toronto. August 19.���������In the Napanee bank robbery case the Investigation of which was concluded? yesterday, Holden and Mackie were committed for trial, but Ponton was held  in ?10 000 bail.  YACHT   RACE  Winnipeg,  August    19.���������The  Argonauts  of Toronto yesterday defeated  the. James, Bay. (B. C.) team, winning  easily by quite three lengths.  HARVESTERS EXCURSION  Nearly three thousand people arrived at Winnipeg from the east'yesterday on the harvesters excursion.  Many will-at once commence work in  the Manitoba grain fields.  Diversion Needed to Allay Craving For Excitement.  LESS LOUDNESS IN' CYCLE DRESS.  "~Tp to Hate Wheelmen Mny Now Appnar  Xike Civilized Human Heine*���������Swluglnc  Pedals Which Afford Cliiinge of Position to the Feet.  Tho promoters of cyclor.icing nntlcipnto.  ���������i rich sonson. They claim Hint tho wnr,  evon though long continued, 'will. help  thoir ontorprisos. This is mainly becnuso  thoy bollovo lho peoplo (luring wnrtlmo  will nook out of door elivorsion to nllny  thoir crnvinR for excitement. Tho promoters cull nttontion to the interest In sportH  ���������luring the civil wnr, in whioh" they say  that throngs  muoh larger than those in  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.    yjint-  ...  tlonjutricU. eonBi26ntIi_. Handbook on Patents  scr.t free. OHleat agency for i-curinir patents.  Patents taken taroueta J!unn & Co. receive  tfedalnotlce. without charge, tn the  Scientific American.  A hundsoinclr ninstTntj-M weekly. I*orcest cir-  cnlation ot any pclemiflc Journal. Terms, %Z a  jrrnr: foar months, fl. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN & Co=36,p'������- New York  Faaach Office. (2", F ������1.. ~.T*shUJgtoo. X). C.  WELL DRESSED CTCL1ST.  times or ponco flocked to witness nil sorts  of. ullilociu ciinte=t.-i. After rending war  reports and talking of wur from ilny to  tiny llio promoters uxpoct thu public will  wuluumo any kind ot cycle contest nt u ro-  liof. Ths feeling of strife and cuiiti-ivcrsy  in tho nir will also lead the public tu follow any sore of racing with l'oneweil interest. Mainly fortified with such reasons,  tho promoters are continuing their efforts  to provide gooel sport.. Prcpnrntions for a  great: season .lind been commenced beforo  tho thought of i-enl war wns enlortniiiod,  mni the part for the promoters to play will  ho simply porsovernnco - in .their original  intontions.  Noxt to comfort and speed the appearance of a cyclist is important. This applies to mon ns well ns wonioii. Good  tasto hns asserted itsoU sufficiently to  ostracizo the sweater, and tho most hidoous  colors and designs soon last, your hnvo  been toned down by thodooreos of fashion.  ���������Dark-blue' or blnck sergo or flannel is the  popular material for coats. Theso are cut  fairly short, but otherwise liko the regulation sack pattern, with "olther patch  pockets on tho outside or plain pockets insido. Tho collar has n high roll, nntl throe  or four buttons aro used, aoooriiin'g to individual fanoy. Ono great advantage of a  -ooat of-this de_cription__Is.thnt_.it inay_bo_  worn with trousors of almost any kind,'  wliothor thoy bo ot wool, duck or orash.  In tho selection of, woistcoatHj tbo cyclist  has wlelo latitude A groat varioty will  ho shown by the fashionable shopkeepers,  any of whioh will bo neooptablo. Present  indications show a proforenco for a medium brown or gray offcot with nnrrow  longi.udinnl stripes or Binall: figured of-  footn. In renl summer weather this gnr-  ment will nnturally be used only by vory  fow riders. For trousorsthe solootion In  host tnsto in a shophord's plaid or small  ohock in liluok anil wlilto'pr strongly con-  trailing colors. Komo largo checks will bo  j xhown, but thoy will iind less favor among  tho knowing ones. Big baggy knees have  been diionnlod by tho swell cutters and  the knlokerhoekers are now mailo quito  narrow uroiind tho kneos. Room for knoo  action Is allowed by giving umplo longth  to the trousors. Thu otfeot is inuoh hotter  Ihnn was the ense,with'-thp;,'old stylo.  Ciiffa nro no longer mado oftnn or brown  colored smooth cloiliH. They aro mado of  the same inntoriitl as tho trousers and  should bo covered Jiy the stocking tops.  White duck trousertwill bo lit good torn,  during tho heated: term.? Tlie:fancy, in  ���������tocklngB In solid colors, preferably, black,  with fanoy tops to liiirnionizo in e;olor nnel  effect with thu trousers^. The fuvoritu caps  aro suoh ai harnioiii-o with tho trousers.  Through whutevor ohiingo of genernl  design pedals hnvo passed thoy have always  been attached to^ the crunk with fixity ns  positive as tho handle of a.wiiidlass. In  faot." the principle'of?-leverage" in a pedal  is Identical with that of ������ windlass arm  or the crank of a grindstone. The new do-  Vav-ture is a swinging pedal that gives a  constant ohango ot position to tho foot,  the ohanges acconnnodating themselves lo  those of the crank.: It is designed to give  -i more advantagoous application of pow*  tir, and some export mechanical students  of the bicycle concede that it does so. It  also makes ankling a necessity. Even  those riders who habitually keep tho foot  rigidly nfc right angles with the leg hnvo  to drop the too with the down thrust nml  lift it with the up rise when u. ing a pedal  of thU swing variety. Tho pednl swings  beoatise tho pivotal point does not correspond with the blodpp upon which tho foot  of the zider rests. This peculiar condition  is due to the fact that-the foot rest is  screwed Into the margin of a plato that  fits tbe end of tho crank. Tha foot rest  portion is always bolow the oyo of: tbe  orank, because lt rorolvos on ball bearings  ln conjunction with tho outer shell of the  plate. This action is about tho samo as it  would be if the shaft of n pednl hnd a'  small arm at right angles with tho shaft,  | while the foot rest wns attached to the arm  ��������� ������nd tha shaft in the eye of the crauk wo������  | e _jn������ted eo as to revolve freely. With tb"  pedal ���������winging la this manner the cranU  Is in  effect lengthened 'on the down war-  thrust and shortened ou tho upward.  Kobort C. Ilunsull has applied for n patent on an inrontion for the protection of  the inner tube of a tiro against puncture.  The protective iii'iiioi' is of motal plnt.es or  scales overlapping each othor in a pocullnr  liuuinor and hinged or flexibly coniiiwteil  togcthor anel to ii fabric layer ns a uiiuliiiiii  for holding thu plato or scales in position.  Tho joints bbtwuon tho plates or sculcs extend longitudinally or olroumforuntlnlly,  which affords tho armor all tho Uuxibllity  or pllanoy necessary, u d nt tho same timo  tho armor effectively protocta tho innor  tube from punctures.  Nearly 80 pronilnont mnkors of wheols  have arnuigcd to build tricyclos. Those  threo wheeled iiiuolitiics aro mora suited  to many than bicycles, anel for ordinary  road purposes nro superior in many oases,  aR thoy nre now mndo vory light, and n  fair rnte of spooil cun bo maintained with  tlio samo exertion used for propelling a bioyclo. Most of l.hodiiiigiirK of bicycling are  lono'.nwny with, it boing impossiblo for  tho machine's to sido slip or tall. Timid  porsons who hnvo rofrainod from cycling  on this account will now havo nn opportunity to rielo without any more danger  than is to bo oncountorcil in driving.  ��������� i.Tolui Riddell of .Solionoctaely, N. Y.,  has devised aii attachment for recording  grados in connection with elistancos by  nionns of the bicycle. Tho apparatus b  curried on: tho top bar?by light clips,.and  the bar is assumed to bo horizontal. A  rod running along above tho bar is drivon  by a small pulley and a cord from thn  'oriink nxlo, and thisrod has on its forward  end an, ondloss oruw whicli������������������'slowly turns  a vertical drum that carrios a reel of paper  for the record. A marker is held in contact with this reel, nnd so long ns the surfaco traveled over is horizontal the lino  traced by tho marker on the papor roll is  straight, indicating a level. Under tho  top bar and just umlornoath tho roll a  weight is hung, whioh is freo to swing  backward or forward, but in no other direction, anel tho position of this weight,  by simple connection, is mndo to control  tho.vortioal position of tho marker point.  In going up or down any grndo the pendulum swings backward or forward, raising  or loworing tho marker, und thus causing  its lino to approach or recede from ti second llnt> which represents tho horizontal  level. Tho result is a record, on n fixed  scale, showing distances and the oxaot rise  or drop of tho surface, furnishing a complete topographical profile in just the time  required in trnvoling over tho road. This  device may provo of great valuo to engineers, railroad, military or olvil, and it  offers an imniodiatuuse in tho preparation  of roael maps, which have heretofore boon  uaablo to indicate gnulionls.  WHY JEFFRIES WON.     .  Coolness   anel   Skill   Moro  Thau  a  -Ialcfi  '.For! Urate .'Streneth.  Tho recent defeat oC Sailor Shurkey by  Jim Jotfries in San Francisco is regarded  by sportsmen generally us a viclory of  mind over matter. Sharkey pursued liis  usual aggressive methods, depending upon  brute force to win, but snicked up ngulnst  liujru bulk uiul dexterity tilun ho bargained  for. Tho rowdy methods of Sharkey hnvo  dono much to plungo pugilism into deep  dinieputu, and the succoss of Jell'rijs is  wulcoineii by tho sporting fraternity. Jeffries' record is ns follows: April, 1897,  knocl-oel out T. Van liuskirk in two  rounds: May, 1807, knocked out Diok  'Bakor in nino rounds; July, 189", draw  with Gus Ruhlin, 20 rounds; Nov. ,10,  draw- with Joe Choynski, 20 rounds, and  defeated  Peter Evei-itt in   April of  this  ���������IA.MES.T. JJtrFHIES.  : year.; In 1801 Sharkey earned a name as  a slugger by knocking out six. men at.  Honolulu, wliuro ho was serving as a sutler  In the United States navy. Tho mon he  knocked out wero Jack Langley, "Rough"  Thompson, twico; Nick Burlcy, GoorRO  Washington, and Billy Tnto. Arriving In  Cnlil'arHln in August, 1894, he Wns nuitali-  od ngalnst Sailor Brown, and at Vallojo  knocked his man ont in two rounds and  then boxed a -0 round bout with Kick  Mulvohlll, with no decision. Sharkey than  remained quiet until the spring nf 18110,  whon nt Shu Francisco ho won from .loo  Choynski and' immediately after defeated  Jim Williams in short order. In June of  tlio samo year lio boxed a momornblo four  round draw with James J. Corbett and In  tho following Dci.ciiilioi'; gained a cloulslmi  from Bob Fitzsimniuiis' in eight rounds  on n foul.  ../....'' tinned Statea Coif Aniociatloa.  Additions are being mndo; rapidly to tbe  list of moinbors of tho United Statos Golf  'association, snys".Thp Golfer, and the roll  is now heading for-tho 200 mark. Tliis  should be reached within a year, judging  by ths past growth of tho association. The  number of organized clubs in this country  Is now suflicient to bring tho membership  tip to 1,000 clubs if. thoy would all enroll.  It Is the duty of every organized and eligi-  blo club to join the association. , Tho reason for this Is tbat if it wero not for the  association the advantages of the game  would have beon slow In coming to tho  nttontion nf tho great, number now playing the gain?, ami the founders of tho.as  soointion Bhoulel be nielrel In ovory manner  to continue the work so ahly planned. It  is but a slight testimonial to their public  spirited work to unroll in tho association,  and it is'practir.illy n duty that every eligible.club owes and should bo one uf the  first moves of such organizations.  Stockings Not So Flashy.  Up to dato golf stooking3 nro not so  flashy ln dosign as thoso worn last year.  A plain or ribbed stocking of black, blue  ar brown material, with a quiet coloring  on tho part turned over, Is considered  more fashionable than tho moro gayly ornamented lies���������. Neatly iire**������.'_ wheolmen  oro wearing those of the quiet design this  season.  IMPERIAL -/\NK,  ~���������OF CANADA  Head Office,  Paid Up Capital  Reserve     -   -   -  Toronto  $2,000,000  -   1,200,000  Directors:  II. S. Howland, Piesident  T.It.Mei~ritt,Vice Pres., (St.Catharinea)  William Ramsay, Robert Jailray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Elias Kogers.  D, R. Wilkie, General Manager.  Branohes  North West and British Columbia  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of ParlUment, 1856       ,  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund   -  Head  Office-  $2,000,000  -    1,500,000  -Montreal  Brandon  (.algary  K el mon to d  Essex  I. erinis  Gait  [nguruoll  Portage la Vancouvei  Prairie Winnipeg  Prince Albert   Rt'vi-lstnke  South Edmonton.  ONTjMIIO.  Niagara Falls   ISt. lliomas  Port Colborne iTornnto  Rut Portage       Welland  Sault St. Mariei Woodstock  St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec.  Agents   in    Great   Britain���������Ijloyd'b  Bank,   Ltd., 72 Liunli.-irel St.,   l-.oniion,  with whom  inoni'y  may he eie'peisited  for triinsfer by; letter or cable lo  of above:lu'iinciies.  Agentti in the United St.ifeH���������Now  York, Bauk of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposite  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentutes - Provincial, Municipal  and other del-Uilurcs purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Avail  able at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United Stiites, I'.urope,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand. ������~tc  Gold Purchased  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted for at any of  the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts in tho  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Rovolstoke Brae oh  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  XV .Molson Macpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbald  Samuel Finley   J. P. Clcghorn  H. Markland Molson  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Managoi  A. D. Dnrnford,  Inspector  H. Lock wood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  termsthe accounts of individuals,Arms,  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  Knglish and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest rales.  BRANCHES :  Aylmer, Ont. Ottawa, Ont.  Brockville, Ont,    Owen Sound, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.       Ridgetown, Ont.  i Clinton, Ont. Smiths Falls, 0_*t  Kxeter, Ont. Sorel, P. Q.  Hamilton, Ont,      St. Thomas, Ont,  Lonelon, Ont. Toronto, Ont.  Meaford, Onl?       TcrontoJunc'n.Ont  Montreal, P. Q.      Tcer.ton, Ont.  St. Catharine      Waterloo, Out  Sfc.Branch.      Woodstock.Ont   c  Morrisburg.Ont."   Winnipeg, Man  Norwich, Out.        Vancouver, B, U.  Siiucoe,   Ontario:     Revelstoke, B. C;  Victoria, II. C.     Quebec,  llevrlstuku Br&neh:   J.TV Molson.'ManBRer  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  \,fETU01)IST CHUBUH ��������� llevelstoke.  aXL Preaching services at 11 a-m. and 7:30  p.m. Clabs:. meeting al - the close of '. the  morning service. Sabbath School and Bible  Class i> t 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meeting  even" Wednesday evening at 7.30 p.m. The  public aro cordially invited.   Seats free.  REV. S.J. THOMPSON,- Pastor.  FERGUSON  The Centre  of  the   Lardeau   Mines  Be Sure anil register at the  BJ1UM0OL HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the best  llie market all'orils.     Rates from $2  to $!i per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  Proprietors.  TIME C/\RD  Subject to chango without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  GOING WEST IMII.Y OOISO EAST  8:00 a m i-Hcavo..*:.Kaslo.... ..Arrive 3:50p m  8:30am ...South Fork... 3:15pm  UMliani      ���������'    aproule's     "      2:15 pm  !:o1nni " ...-Whitewator... " 2:00pm  11.03am ' ....Rear Lake ... " 1:18 pm  lOMHani ' ...McGuiRan.... " 1.33 pin  Ifl.ttSam "Cody Junction " 1:12pm  10:50amAtrivo.... Sandon .;.. Leave 1:C0p  {COUY line  fjeave 11:00 inn....Sandon..:.Arrivo 11:15a m  Arrivo 11:20 a m ....Uody...... Lonvo 11:25 a m  ltOHKKT. IKVINO   | GEO.IT.COPKLAND  O, 1''. nod.P. A.      .;.!:'���������;,   Knoorlalon ent  ^T_!}e-_V.ep_nori_So.da_  Water Wopk.s . ,  M. J. O'BRIEN.   PROPRIETOR  . laniif.ie'u, or ot Sodil Wal or. -Inieer  jMu, Hiirmiprllla nnel all Soft Drinks.  ���������A full. i������iiiiiil7 kept lu:"lock nt Me-  X'nrty'8 ij'olel -loriii.--, wheie ordern  can be left. ii!(l aw-tf  S. PETRETTO  . The Roman  Sl^oe TAaker  Dealer  in    Hoots   ii ml    ShoiM.     Mnckenj-.le  Avunuo, two iloorH Koulh Jlolson's Ilnuk.  Harness Ifeuuiring done.  Moderate Prices.   Work imariintoed.  f~HURCH. OF ENGI,A.ND-St. Petert  --J Reveletoko Hours of service: EvenloB  prayer eleily at 5 o'eilock,' Fridays.- at '���������;��������� 7:30.  Sundays and Festivals: Holy Communion al,  a.m.. morning ���������prayor. at 11. Sunday School  nnd Bible Class at 2:30,'eveDinK praytr at 7-30.  First Sunday in the month Holy Communion  al morning services.  FRANK A. FORD, Vicar.  PKE3BYTEUIAN CHURCH���������RcTelstoke.  Service every Sunday at 11 a-m- and 7:30  p.m. Bib'e Cliss at 27$) p.m., to which  nil are welcome. Prayer meeting at ii p.m.  every. Wednesd-ay.  REV. T. MENZ1ES, Pastor.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH ���������Revelstoke-     Mass   first and third Sundays in  month all0_S0 a.m.      >_  " "REV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������.Meetings every night  in their had on Front Street.   '-  Loyal Orange  Iritdge, No. 1658.  Regular mei-tlp-KS are held in the  a, Otld fellow--11 I nn the seoond and  f-_J foiutn Widuuel- -<of each month  ���������ii.' at 7:30.p.m. Visitlnc brethren  cordially invited.  Dr. T. IcflV, W.M.: T.I. Grahame, Rec. Soc.  W.G. liirnvy, Kin. Sec ;   It: S. Wilson. Treas.  Court  Mt." Begbie,  I.O.F..N0.3461.  Mcota in the Oddfellows' 'Hall','on", ".the  2nd and 4th Fridays of  each month: Visiting  brethren invited to  attend.- ",  J. B. 8cott, C. R.  "J:,."_. Smith, H. S.  FJevelsto^e Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    011' hand.  Drs  McKechnie   and  Jeffs. Attendants.  Dp. .Malloefe  "Physician "-'aDd-Surgeoni-vi c"_.en_iir-  Avonue. Kevolstoko Station, B. O.  IC yon waul employment, or  looking for a house to rent when  you reach Vuncouver apply to  The Vancouver Employment  and  House  Renting Agency  :t3l.    Hastings    Street.    Weel-  Carpenter  CHOICEST  ClfiJIRS  TOBACCOS  CIORETTES  SOFT DRIJ-K.S  ICE CR.EJ-JA SOD^S  ICE CR.EJ..A.  llicycles   Repaired   and   K.,r Hire  R. 'JA. SJVIYTH E  111:1. K 'lllJI'.Ii HTllKI^I" i'C:.TRtf.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist^ Calgary  Mail Ordors Promptly Attended To.  " 122-U   ,  and Builder  OHJoo nnd Workshop:   Opposite t^jurl  IIoobo. Revelstoke.  Plans, specifications nnd estimates given on  application. The largest stock of doors, sash,  bracket*, tnrnings. mouldings, base casings,  kiln dried lloorlng. ceiling, and all inside  finish is now in stock and will be offered at  prices never beforo eiuotcd on this tide of  Vancouver. Any one requiring any of the  above materials will Uc consulting tli'lr own  Interests by getting my prices before ordering  elsewhere. a_.-tf  If You Want-  PUJRE COW'S .MILK,  Guaranteed Unadulterated.  So to THE EUROPE DJllRY  MRS. F. JULIAN.  L. JI? FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep.  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Cuarautes-.  .���������n ��������� 1   .TifBi Oasb Refreshing;
and health-giving
Beverages
For the Hot   Weather ���  ��rfW<
Hires' Root  Beer,
Buffalo Lithia Water,
Hunyadi Juno Mineral Wa^er,
Chloride of Lime,
Copperas,
Carbolic Acid.
Canada Drug & Book
Co. Limited.
Andy Craig, of Thomson's Landing,   Dominion election.   This election may
was in*town yesterday, bo some limo off at present,   but we
n. McDonaij). Mauii-Or.
It.-vol-loke
���miioii, is. (;.
LOCAL   AND   GENERAL   HEWS
* fl.."Q at llio Vic. feii-iisanilwich.
���Go to Mrs. It. Tapping's for white
Mig-ir torn, the best, on the market.
Supt. li. 3. Dui'hesnay returned yesterday from an oflieial trip to Penticl-
ou.
Joe Morgan has been laid up througli
illness for the past fow clays, but is
now recovering.
Chas. A. Li-idmnik. Mrs. Lindinark
and daughter nve spending a. few clays
.-it the Glacier.
Dave Henderson, (if Calgary, went,
south to Brooklyn on Monday with a
carload of cattle.
Byron Cliffe, second son of Editor
Cliffe. of the Sandon Review, is spending a week in town,
Tae notorious Tom Cat hers passed
through Revelstoke-on Monday hist,
en loiite to Rossland.
Geo. H. McCarter, on Saturday purchased the Arrowhead Saw Mills for
the Hon. Chas. H. Mcintosh.
Editor Liine.st.iff-. of lhe Trout Luke
Topic, was in town on Saturday on
business connected wilh his paper.
Jas. Galloway, Jr., and W. XV.
Slater, of Edinburgh. Scotland, were
registered at the llotel Revelsloke un
Saturday.
MUs Pool, of Roseberg, Ore., came
in on N". 2 on -Monday on a visit to
her bi-i.iher, W. B. Pool of tho Columbia Ilouse.
One of lhe men of the steam shovel
gang at Notch Hill was severely burnt
last week while lighting a lire in the
engine.    Particulars are meagre.
The members of the camping party
who have been spending a couple of
weeks at the Si. Leon Hot Springs
returned oil Monday.
Mr. Black, of McClennun et Black of
Trout Lake Cily, came upon Sunday,
und went ivu.-l last night to Barkerville, Cariboo, his old home.
The local band gave an open air
CDiK.-i'i-t.nl. the Victoria hotel last Saturday evening to the evident enjoyment
of a large number of citizens.
Mrs.     O'Connor,    of   the   Windsor
hotel, Fergusen, returned on  Monday
rom    the   east   and   went  -south   on
Monday morning to Ferguson.
Miss Valentine, of the Canada Drug
ifc Book Co., who has been suffering
from a severe attack of fever, is again,
the Hekald is pleased to note, convalescent.
The September number of the Delineator is called the autumn announcement number. The contents are of
such general interest that will attract
all tastes.
James Gill & Co. are busy unloading
over a carload of dry goods which
arrived ejn Monday. Look out for
their dry goods open ing announcement
in next, issue.
Angus Shaw,   grocery  niercliant  of
Nelson. Mrs. Shaw  and  family,   went
through   ou     No.     2  tin   JMoiiday  to
~~Toi-onto on a visa"     MTTSlTiTw was nn"
old Calg.i:���"  pioneer,   having;  lived   in
Miss Ada Brown and Miss Pool left
I this morning fur a visit to the St.
I Leon Hot Springs.
i Tlie steamship Stickine Chief,
owneel Iiy ,1.A. JM.ir.-i, of Kamloops,
was wrecked en route lo lhe Yukon.
The elt'clors in West, Yale will banquet Premier Semlin in Ashcroft on
liis in-rival from the coast lhis week.
Cipt. Troupe, Commodore of lhe C.
P. R. lCoolenay Heel, willi his family
has relumed lo Nelson where lu: will
reside in future.
* The IIlCKAi.t) job oilier, may not be
the only one in town, but it certainly
is the best, price, e|iiulil.y of slock ami
workmanship coiisiilere'el.
A. T. Lowe, a bookkeeper and nc-
coiuiliiiit of Winnipeg, ciuiiiiiilteil
suicide on Monday by .-hooting him
self I hi ongh the right temple.
The Hon. Mr. Justice McColl, of
New Wesluiinslei". has been promoted
In the chief .justiceship of British
Columbia, rendered vacant, by the
death last spring of Hon. Theodore
Davie.
Messrs. W. B. Pool and J. H. I'lini-
hull left this moiniiiLr for a visit to
some pioperfie.-in llie Luitleaii, JMi".
Tui-nbiill lepieneiils a company of
American capitalists and is visiting
Llie Lardeau in their interests.
dimml be prepared too soon or too
early in Ihe field. Kvery Conservarive
should join his local association and
overy executive should begin at once
to watcli the voters' lisls, and bring
Conservative new-comers inlo the
province into the fighting line. "Wo
have now men of high rank in the
party Lo net us onr leader.-) in the
piovince a number of members of the
parly who were, misled by the. spurious pretences of the Liberals during
llie late contest, have rejfurni'd to tlieir
allegiance lo Conservatism; there lire
others who never cast a Cunmrvalive
vole in their lives who are most
grievously disappointed nt the show-
ing ninde by Iheir party in power;
everything is in our favor; all we: nee-el
is unity of purpose and organization.
Sir.lolm Miicdonnld's recipe for victory was lirst to oigitiii'/.o, second lo
organize, third to organize, and in his
opinion the lime to begin was llie day
alLi'i- iin election. If Conserv-nives ill
-British Columbia will follow their
greal cbiel'liiin's advice (he game is in
their hands.
that cily lriuii ISso io li,'J7.
Commander -IcKeiizie-G'ieve, Mrs.
McKunzie-Grieve nud their two
daughters, registered at the Hotel
Revelstoke on Sunday and proceeded
lo Nidi-cm on .Monday morning. Thia
party hail., from _____ hubm-gii. Scotland.
Dr. E. H. S. McLean. Mrs. McLean
aiiel daughter are spending a munlli
at tlu* I'antr Siiiiilei: inul. wilh a beneficial elfe-ct upon the cluetcu-s's health.
Timy will prob.ibiy return lo Revel;
hi like. ���
R. A. Pease, of Moo'omin, a brother
of W. B. Pe.e-e, wa-* in lown vi.-iting
fi:..-i.ds for a few d,iy.-.lii_*t week, anil
leliniied east on Sumlny. accompanied
Iiy W. li. Pi-a.*e as far a- the Glitiiei-,
who i-elisriii'd Monday evening.
P.   Dufault came down on  Sundnv
S10 reward is offered for Iho recovery of a li'iilhur pocket book whicli
was lost, either on Friday or Saturday
last nnd'which contained $5!) in bills.
The owner can ill afford lo lose it nnel
it is linpi'd lhat he may bu successful
in recovering it.
Two cm-bads of lumber arrived ou
Monday froin lhe ICooie.n.iy Lumber
Co. fot Mr. Tapping's Theatre on
Set nnel street, centre. Mr. Tapping
informed the lIiittA.r_.i_i yeslenlav lhal
he would rush the work on the new
building and expected to open it for
business by November 1st.
Baxter Robinson' leaves today for
Myrtle. Creek, Ore., where he owns
some valuable mining property which
was bonded last year to an American
company. Mr. Robinson's, visit is in
connection with the closing of the
deal on the property, lie will return
to Revelstoke about lhe middle eif
October.
.1. D. Graham, manager of the Gold-
fields of British Columbia, is in lho
city on a business trip. Over 100 men
are now working ou lhe Tangier and
W.tvorley mines near Albert \jan3-0n
.-ind the. company are furthering development work ol the properly by the
erection of a sawmill and concentrator.���Vatic ouver World.
A garden party will be held to-morrow evening al. Mrs. Haig's grounds in
aid of Fire Brigade No. 1. Thu Revelsloke. brass band will be present and a
programme of music, etc.. will be pro
vided, also refreshments of all kinels.
Tlie admission is 2.") cents. And 011
Friday afternoon a children's party
will be given on the same ground's
from -1 to S p. in. I o which .-liiiuimissiun
of 15 cents will be charged,
Messrs. Piper & Co. the brick makers,
have, added a .new industry in their
brickyard, being the maniifiicliire of
pottery. Already they have made
some excellent samples of flower pots,
and have 11 large inmii.cr of order
I'or the same, among them being iin
order i'or four dozen from a local
merchant. Tlie clay for the manufacture of pottery here is of excellent
quality and a now anil profitable industry for Revelstoke is assured.
The finishing touches are ju?t being
lidded lo tlio Hotel Revelsloke. A
heavy and handsome linoleum has
been placed on lho barroom Hour. XX.
Brt.1 nun's tonsorial p.-irior lias been
neatly finished, anil lho whole interior
is being put into strictly fiist class
shape. 'I'ho boulevard is "becoming a
place of beauty and is much enjoyed
by tlie guests. Mi. Pet-ley is mliking
a very pleasant, resort i">f Ibis Keilel
and it merits the liberal patronage
extended tei it.
- Commencing last, Thni--..luy lh" O-P
R. put on ;i refrigerator car for the
lai'i-iage of pori.-hiible shipments between Vancouvei-and Arrowhead anel
elestined for ilm Kootenay disli ict.
Tlie car will be iced between Vancouver and Arrowheael. At the' la I ter
point **hipinent.s will bo uiilo.-iilfd and
feir warded by lirst steamer aftei .-u-riv-
itl. ll is hoped that all shippers will
take advantage of ihe service, as 11:1-
le.-s Ibei-e i.-, snliieieiii freight shipped
tin; service will not be continued.
BOYS WANTED 11
Between the ages of 13 and 10 years
to wear R. S. Wilson's ieaily-lei-we.il"
iloLhing. We have about, 20 suits for
boys of the above ages at prices away
be low cost.
Liberal-Conservative Association.
A meeting of the llcvolstokc I.ibernl-Coiisor-
vnlivc Assoeiuliou is enlleil for SATUIlDAY
evening next, l"~th inst.. nt 8:30 o'clock in
(.Irogan ,t Cei.'s otliee, fi.r the purpose ol electing tlelcgntes to send to the Vancouver Convention, mid the transaction of such other
busiiies-. a.s may ari*.e.
Ji;.- order, A. Johnson, Secretary.) j
ROBERT SAMSON      -���kbw
Wood Dealer and Drayman.
Prnyins nnd delivery work a specialty. Team*
alwiivs rendv on shoftes-t notice. Contracts for
jobbing taken. ��_��y-Ak'eiit for the fetawhird
Oil Company.
MONEY TO LOAN-
We lir-ve 11 large sum of private funds oil
hunt! to limn on rotil estate security, tit
Ion est rates.
White & Scott,
Hamsters, Ktn.,
CO tf Kevelstoke, 13. (J.
Pocketbook Lost
Lost���a I'ookctbook���in the C.l'.H. Varils, or
nour the Ilounilhousc, on Frielny or Saturday
last. The hook i.-oiitiiincd .'~U in bills. A
reward will be paid to anyone returning the
Mime to
McCAltTV'S nUTCIIEIt SHOP
In effect until September 30th.
Tlio follow-in;, round rates will be in effect:
.Snniioii to IvOSL-berv mid return ~oe
Tli reo Forks to Hosebery nml return Sue.
Sell nn Saturday ami Sunday, limit to return
the following einv".
Itevelstoke te) Halcyon Spring.-! V- '���"���>
Ptiniloii        ���' " "       :" So
Hobson        " " "      -~ '">
Nelson " " "       7 50
PlocauCitv " "        I ="���*>
Trail ' " " "      7 00^
Hos'-lanil     " " "       3 25
Kaslo " " "       9 7s
Aiiii-v-rth  " " "       S-0
New "Denver " "       _ '.lo
Tickets to Halcyon Spring.*, arc good  for ;;o
davs.
ROBERT  KERR,
Traffic Manager
For  Sale.
Third St.. oppn-
the market price
1. Two residential lots on
site It. Saiu*oirs hou.*..', below
fur spot f>aih.
���J. A ,~o foot lot, fenced, and one story tlv.'ell-
iwr, on Set-owl ?:., do-e to ("overni _..-nt Ifou-o.
::. elne lot in the biisiiie*-*. i-.-ntru-of Me-Kon-
7if Av.*.. veri; cheaply t.��r o���.*ii. A *nap either
for b*.i*inc.** "purpos-i** or invt���tment.
���I. }iu*,iii.."-<_ lots on (.ampt.II avenue in excellent lot-ation.
~. A corner lot or. front _*tr_ct, close to f*t.-*t
Otlir-e. very cite _..< fur eis-h. Thi- is another
snap.
We ran help rem to buy r^*i''.e:il_l lot-* if
vou mean :c builel on llio-h. Hoi.'-e r.ropc.-ly
f31 Revel-tt.ee is a va'.uftb!.) po-.?e--s!on rii-'ht
now:   (-all anti jari.e in-iuirl-.��� .
a- real bargain.. Kour-roejiiw'.cottaec in lh'
"~~E~T"~~~tir:
Ht~u~~~T
"r7e-.rresIt~~~~T"~~~~~~~~~i~~~~t~~~~~~~~~~s"r
Krce-ellrnt  roilarr vat'T lai'I or.. i:-.t.;r;or pii^.-
n-red.  woo-i   *ht-Jl. Ftan-ls e.n .yix'n'.'i fn-it lot.
IVrai.,: I'nn ca*h. j.art jnoni.'iU paj i.T-Tit",.
-fli- t.i_:?e'j*t Mian of ail���Cariie-i Cr'iik Con-
solieiateel stock a: grouii'I tio--r price? .
aiiaG OROGAN <5c CO.
Hon. !���_ Cj. Prior, in response to ,111
intiuentiiiliy signed requisition, h.iij
i'siied a call fui'ii Lilii'i.'il-l.'oiiservative'.
e"oiiv.-iitii>:i io b,* held in Viiiicniiv.'r 1
nn Si'piemlier 1st and -nil. The oli-i
j. cts of the coiiveiit.ioii are to cu_;(i-l
iiiz-iln- parly ihrougboiit lbe i'lnv-i
ince. tb"ie having luUieito ln-i-n tin |
pie.*, iiu-i.i! oi'_.'..iii',",.it 111:1 in- means by j
u l.irli the Ooi.M-rv.it ive parly ill 1
Ijiitisii Ciluinbiii e-.".ild be an .'IV.-el ive ]
lhat the mooting will be
bv del. g.'.lu.! ft 11111 all
Province.
evi-Il ail I-tided
parts   of  tiie
fiom Keystone  mountain and 1-1-pmis j I'.n-it.i-In l-'-diial aifaii-s. Il is expe. ted
a(*se.*-.-meiit   and   devclupiiii-nl      work
being pushed forw.ud on  the elilf.-seni
claims   iu   that   camp, willi c_cel!cui
results. _
F. Conway, who has been baggage-
inaD here for some time. 1ms rt-liu-noil
fiom the Halcyon HotSpiings much
improved in heeilth.^md tins accepted
a similar position 'at Sicaiiioiis, the
jumping otf place into the Okanagan
country.
J. II. Brock, managing director of
Tbe Gieat West Life Assurance Co., of
Winnipeg, spent Monthly iu town in
connection with the interests of this
company. Chas.M. Field was appointed the local agent here for the C1e.1l
West Life.
The Hon. Geo.K. Foster, ex-minister,
of finance, came up from the south on
Saturday and went through east on
Sunday morning. In conversation
with the Hekald Mr. Foster slated
that it was not his intention to visit
the coast on this trip as the lime at
liis disposiil would not permit of it.
Thos. Moore, who has been working
on tlie bridges near Illecillewaet, met
wilh a painful accident on Saturday,
whirh caused him the loss of an eye.
He was putting plates on a bridge!
when the head of a long bolt was
broken off striking him in the eye,
Mr. Moore was brought in em No. 1 on
Saturday and immediately t:iken Lo
the hospital, where it was funnel rieces-
sarv to take out the eye. The operation was successfully pei foi med in the
hospital on Saturday night and the
patient is getting along nicely.
TIIE CONSERVATIVE
CONVENTION
As will be seen in our news rc.lumns
the id. .1. of a Conservative convention,
of which tlu: llEii.n.n press was one of
the very first to givo expri'ssion, has
speedily laken practical shape, and
Lho meting itself is to be he-id in
Vancouver on the first and second of
September. The executive of tiie
Consi-iviit ive As-ciei.it.ion bejie have
called ji meeting nf the- n.���jociutioii for
next Saturday evening in,the oflicr of
Grogan to Co., for lho piuposn of
electing n delegate lo attend the convention. The Hkhai.I) hopes that
theie will bo a good attendance anel
that olher points in Koolenny (ire
doing the same thing. Tho Lihe-ral-i
11 ri* organized already end watching
every turn. The Hkiiai.d ln-licves.
however that the tide of foling bus
already began to set against the
Laurier government anil that orgaiii-
y.iilion and energy on the. part of the
Conservatives of British Columbia is
all that is noe-i'ssaiy lo carry Ihe
province back lo tliu parly al the next
The D &. A Corset.
For Evening Dress
Women finel the I") &��� A Cokset R3
���well suited for evening wear as it is
for ordinary purposes. It give3
"chic" to the figure, without stiffness or eliscomfort. It is sold at
popular prices.
Wear the D &. A Corset.
 a
THE LEADING STORE
SOLE AGENTS.
JAMES GILL & CO.
Taj ior tilonk,
��-___BS-3-__-��-iK^_
Light -
Transferring*
and Carting
If wo made it, its proper
We are giving
demonstrations daily in the art
of Correct Tailoring. Our cus
tenners nre models of neatness
and fashion, and we take pride
ill having tlicm such. If you
are particular, if your clothes
must be "just so"���then we
want you for a customer. It is
onr pleasure in please lhe man
of exacting tn-ae. The mnn
hardest to please I* the ntiiu we
want. Won't you loi 11.1 demon-
strate willi you.
Suits, $20 Up.
R. S. Wilson,
The Koolenny Tailor,
llevcl.st.ike Station.
__��
EffiffliE-HilyffiSSSSffl*.
Right On
Oo from store to store, examine
the gooels, then price them. Alter
you have been all nroiinel vou'll
tinel you e'eni'luiy the UKsl1 and
CH���AP1~ST, in our line, from us.
We sell nothing bin tlie very best
of the following:
Groceries
A fresh and complete stock at
cut prices. A elioico line of ilrtc<l
nnd evaporated fruits : canned
jjoo-is of ovcry description; choice
dairy and creamery butter ; cio;s ;
llagrant teas ami coffees ; the liest
brands of Hour on the market;
fre-Oi fruit of pvery kind arrives
daily; vegetables.
Hats
,-Xo part of man's attire detracts
from or adds to his personal appearance one-half as much as his
HAT. lt is the fmi. hins touch to
the perfect man. If yon want tho
proper thing in the lint line, straw,
stiff or felt, properlv iitted to your
head, call and see us.
Shirts ��
Satisfactory shirts ; that's the
kind of shirts we sell here. Sntis-
facteirv 111 that Ihev look well,wear
wellaiiel fit well. 'Hold their color
too. In patterns that art up to
elate and stylish, without being too
loud. " Warm " effects too. We
have them in colorings to suit all.
Shoes.
Shoes bought" ni ns nre modern,
pliable, stylibli and low in riticE.
wc carry all the latest novelties in
shoes���*hapes, fancy uppers and
all that. Prospector's and others
should examine our shoe stock.
Mineis nnd prospectors   !
out tit ted onshore notice.
Agent I'or the
Blickermderrer
Typewriter
iD:E.A_x,___n:R, nzisr
(rents' Furnishings
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps and
Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and
Fancy  Articles, Patent Medicines, Etc.
POST  0*B**ff*IO^I   STOBB,   'R,*E5*V"E3IjS,I,OJK:"H3 .* _3. C..
"~^��-
4S?
Oh
Keillor's   Dundee   Marmalade in  1 lb. Jars and 4 lb. and
71b. Tins.
Crosse & Blackwell's Jam.      Maconochie's Pickles.
Tetley's and Other Choice Teas.
A Well Selected Stock of Dried Fruits and Canned Goods.
Mother's  Mush, an Excellent   Preparation0 for Porridge,
Especially Adapted for Hot Weather.
A 1 Large and Small Cheese. Freshly Made Butter.
New Laid Eggs. Hay, Oats, Bran, Chop, &c.
i
MISS   SORLEY..
Tupil of Mr. Wm. II. Sherwood, of New
York anel Chicago, anil Mr. J~nicst Whyte
- of Ottawa, will receive pupils for instruction in pianoforte plaving anil singing.
CB~~Studio nt the residence of Mr. T. J.
C'ralinni, Molvonzie Ave. ol
THE STAR BARBER SH0P
I Candies and
Confectionery.
Cigars and
Tobaccos.
Bath Room in Connection,���Hot or Cold.
- Shop opposite	
Canada Drug "t Uook Co.'s store.
1 A. H. S12INN,   PROPRIETOR.
KXf~
All kinels of Shaving Material
Kept I11 stock and for sale to the
Trailc.   Trices right.
HAVE YOUR
Delivered fresh every day and don't roast
yourself over a burning stove.
FRESH
Groceries
A nice now lino at exceedingly lo�� prices
FLY TIME
.SCREEN DOORS
SCREEN WINDOWS
Just wlmt you require to keep your houso cool iind keep
out the Hies. Wo cun fit you out in mirthing in this lino.
Stool wire mosquito nett-iiiR from 15 oonts \ter yard. Snrinp
hinges unci door pulls feu- sc-i-eon doors, 25 cents per sot. (Jo'ul ml
stoves, single and double burners. Tho colohi'iited Blue Flume
oil stoves.      Piisin liquid paints iilwuvs on hiinil.
W. m. LAWRENCE.
1
Hotel
Ferguson
&/-* nm inn iim .ii run mc J" nun him iiiiixtn'inncin.rf?,
fes      Feiteusoti.B. C.-The Gf ntre     *��
?3f       '   of the LardefctOV-f*nos - j��
'  III1IMIMI_1I1IMIUHI--IIJ11 _IH_ILi:il
Best
in
Accommodation
the   Lardeau.
pinuaunnuiriiii
A. N. SMITH,
heveTjStokk -
UAKKItY..
Buy Fruit
and Groceries
Thnt are good. We probably
lt.i\c ihe best stock i" town.
Our fruit business lia*> inerensed
to surh proportions tbat _ve
have it arriving" daily, thus be-
"F-iOM"5���:i^^n^~rre^h^urft".ve~��uArV:Uee"it\��"
-jualitv. Our prices for quau-
title���- for eanninp purposes���
are poaitively The lowest in the
Kootenay. I085F' Mail orders
promptly tilled.
Hutchison oS Go.
, Dissolution of Partnership
i Trtlie notice tnii- v.*c the unelerslgiie.l, carry-
"; ini; or. Iiii-iri'**- a- h'jtt-.Jce.'.'ti..'rs at floiniipllx,
H. C, under the- firm name of Cunningham i
I t_>_-..-_. v. hav- thi* ilny iliwolrod partnership
i hv riritiial .-e,n*"ii(,
i An'I ink. ue.|:.->: il>j.< Jo��. Iielwav will take
I n-.f-r tin l-usii"'** "f I'm .'Irm.and I'tille-ct all
- ,,,.......,.. ���., . . f,,. r.i. y. .i,:uti"s >.f (In la!" firm
n.f (-liinlnphMi, .te ll"!. _v.
I"iu-,| at r.,u,aj.:iv thi-i l-'itli day of A.igust.
'is_
i Ai'-Tiirn e"c>-v9v<ii[AM
I JO-KV.I HKI.WAir
i .
I V.'ilPO.s;
I AH.11/   h'l<��KB.
i .     Notice.
I .N-ntli-n I- h.-r**",-.- "i.t n thai (no in."��nthv after
i tint.- tl;.. HiinJl��.n'. I ,.-ult...I, a eennpftny Ini-or-
I i.'.rai.jt! mi'i.ir tb��' Ki -jll.h (JompHiiie-* .\ru anel
[ ilJ-.-rl*!-'! !'. t-^r.-v .hi ijii/.ir.i..-s in the I'rovine':
��f iirl'I.i'"���.)'.mljlei, !!:'.-!itl" lo applv to thn
! i'lii��f Ciihii!)|��!i,ii-t ill  I.��n.J._ ail-   n'orlts fnr
Undertaking and Embalming
R.  Howson ��S_ Co.,
Mackenzie Ave.J
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture.
i> A FIRST cr.ASS
General Store
IN a noon HISING
i*df
The stoek in trade of n. first class general
store for sale nt a bargHin. This store is the
only one in the town, and i.s the ontiiUin^
store for a number of rumps in the Fish Creek
country. The proprietor is obliged to go cum
anil i* therefore desirous tn sell.
For further particulars applv to
I.\M. CITROX,
Thomson's Landing.
This is a good opportunity for 11 livo, energetic inun.
Musical
��..
MrLVn/.io  Av;.
i^-fnj^ieiori t(�� j.,trc:iK--_* 17.IS (i��'\t*(it#"f*ii an'l
[-���Vlf^i) ��i-*f*--- of t��jid ��nnatpd in Ko'At-riuy r>is-
trii'l, ''OrnrT'nr:n-j at :\ j-nst mrir^^d '"Initial
I'o��t North U".j--_ ffir::iT *jsiEMIiln" J-i��nli'j��I,T a��I-
Ininin.; th.* 'mm -.dt�� line of th*; Hnr'��n Minernl
Claii-i fTro:;r \.u'&e ^t:^!:^y Id virion j al a point
3>t f.wit from ��n-* nor'h rjast comer of -oeh
flairris. tlicn^ ni/.-th .vj rlcic. OH.-t for fiiflj f^et
th**nfe south a.**, df*^. &> nun. Hast for IVH.2 feet
liv.'ncn ."OMth -V-i dc^. 'Jl min. w*t f<��r I'P h iwi\,
tbtnr" north J" d-i;. .V, rnwi. ivesi for Y-'A\ feet.
contiinint; \~ i^wr-'.��� rnore or le.-s.
si-.v'-;r:NKMMjTKrir
fJcTKTftl Manager
JulyM. 1?W.
Notice.
O-v-ng to the -*njt;dy of water boln^" *furre on,
pf-Ttunt of th** hot "wenthr-r- t/ic ii.we of the
ho*e | * prohibited hy tht; company during the
hoar of the da-,-.
Th'* ho*'i may bf u*-cd early In the morning
or J a to in the evening,
In tiie in-r-rv'^tH of tho town th'J f-nmpfiiiy
wl-lj-"1* to retain 'thh:j*1i -^.at^r in rbe re-ervoir
for lire protection iiiirpo-r"*.
fPfcine'l)   Tin; itEVM.STOKE V/ATKIt, Mf,HT
loan .'/ I'OWKK C(i., f/n).
Liquor License
Take notice, that f, tlie iinden-f^ned, intend
to api��ly .'���� davs after dato to the Stipendiary
Mni;Ntriir��w>f "Hns Iti't^Nt'ike KidifiK of \Vf_t
Kootenny for a lief-nse (o ��fll lf'i'ior by retail
at my lio't'd, mluale on the Waverley wn^'oii
rund, ten miius nor Mi of Albert Can von.
kOCKItT i'A'ITKKSON".
Itevelstoke, August 1-U, IKOH.
/Ca^Teb.'phnnfj
and they v.ill bu
;m:r orders to W.M. r.awreirro
proilkptly attended to.
Robert Fleming"
Notice of Removal
The oHicr of the (Juld VlvltU of U.C., thn
Tangier and Waverley Mines Co. have been
rcinoicd ti�� Albert C'an'yon where all Imsinest
In f-onucftioii wilh tht* above companies will
in future by triur.artcd.
J. I��. (IltAHAM,
General Manfl^nr,
Kcvclstulic, AugUoL 1st, 1&9S.
instruments
Yon are roquesteil to look over my
scleet stoe-k of :	
..P... VIOLINS, ei UITAKS	
 MANHOI.INS	
 IIOKNKK'S MOUTH OKCIANS
 .-i'1'RIN-ejSanil ACICSSOItlKS....
j\n exeelleni .sioek nt low  prle-es.
Tot.arco", ClKar*\ Fofl IfefresliiiiK Brinks,
Stationery, .Novels, Japanese C'urius, Ktc.
Chas. J. Aman
S5T        R.ites'  $2.00  Per Day,
b% -    Dave   Ferguson,   Prop.
i...i..........B.e
Only bhaving Parlor
in   Itevelstoke, -hut  the  best.'
Hair     -utlittg,   SlKivIng   nml ���
ShampooinK,   with   all .latest
acee-series. 'Koken's Celebrated  Ilyelraulie Chair.     I'urlor
In The hotel Revelstoke
nnel  the very best service is at
. your tiisposai for
25 Cents All Round
W. ItKIiN'N'AX, Tonsorial Artist. _ JC
============== "fS^J
LEMEN BROTHERS'
World's Monster Shows
Ring Circus, 5  Continent Menagerie, Trained Animal
ExliiBition, Real Roman Hippodrome, Free Hbr^ Fair.
Surely Coming and Will Positively Exhibit at Revelstoke on
31st
Rajah
f
The
Tlie I-*. K. I'ipor Uo. hnvi: now on ltiiuel
First Cla-JH Hrick at rlf;Iit prices.
Tiiteiwlint:  Ijnllilers   woultl elo well to
e-nll nnel eixnmlnc.
Hrle-k ynrel Just north of tlio Gun Club
Kroii nil*.
-Mall orders promptly attcn'lcil to.
I'rlceion appllcnlltiii.
F. E
B. C.
Piper Co.,
Revelstoke,
W. 6. BIRNEY
Painter and
Decorator
First Street East, Revelstoke Siatiou
-raininK, Taper Ilaiif-'ini,'. IlRrd Woo.l Finishing. Ilenisc Fainting in nil   Eranrlies,
Carriage ra.~n.tins, Olazint;, *tc.
Tho liigRi'St liiutft on onrth, i.
toivoiini. giiiiil.. Tlio very loril
of lie'iists. Tiillci'. IdiiRof. weighs
liuirc, ("nst iiini-o thnn nny clc-
ph.-int, cvi'f C'iiptnfi'il. liigger
than tho lmiinus .Tuuilio.
The Mighty
Bovalapus
Thu vuri'st. sl.r,iiip;e.-t. nwfitlosfc
of nil tliu mighty inonstiii-.s of thu
great, ek-e'p.
Capt. Santiago
TI1GI1 DIVKR, The wnvld's
hiKlicsL iliver; iii-tuiilly fliiiRS
himself liitckwiiril trom the higli-
estt puitit ever tliveel from.
Little Edna
The frirl wemele'i'. Thp only liitly
lurniiiK foriviiiel iinel Imckwnrd
soini'i'.siiults on 11 bare hack horse.'
A e'liiillenge of $10.(XX) to any one
who can produce her equal.
Racing Steers
A prcat novelty.
100
champions in
I'X.iltoil circus
supreme acts.
150
Kittie Kruger
The only  _- and 0-horse rider in
the world.
Complete, Largest, Greatest World's Menagerie;
Whole droves and herds of Animals, Giant Cain-el- Long Jfaned and Tailed?
Horse, Baby Hippopotamus. Baby Lions, Serpents and Birds.
A grand free street parade every day at 10 a. mv
High dive. 10:30 a. in. and 6:30 p. in.
Excursions on all railroads, '
All tents water-proof.
Doors open at 1 and 7 p. m. Performances at 2-and 8 p. ����_-

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