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 It  )  I    rw  1 }  '1  .*" )_vy-_..  -a.  J /  ,'(1  -ISSTTIEID   -IWIO:E-.j-__-"W"3__:__]:____ ��������� ���������VSTBI32SrESI3j^,X"S    -A-ItTID    S.A-TTTIEilD.A.lirS-  Vol.  11.    No.  70,  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,  189S.  $_2.00  a Year in Advance.  ggSS2ge_3_222S_sS_S������fe5_-_2f"geS������<  Hudson's Bay |  Company  I  -   I  The   Most   Up-to-Date   Outfitters |;  [IUCOlirOEATKD 1670  in Western Canada..  In'.ondlng Prospectors ehould write- ut  for oiis of our new rolders, .which  contains an excellent Map and un  - estimate of  the   probabi- cost of &  complete ouifll for tha Gold'Fie'.ds  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  Oaloasy, Feb, 1  ISPS.  Haig-  3d  Orag-e  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^-\ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Earristers, Solicitors, Notaries^Public, &c.  Solicitor for Imperial Hank of Cinindii..  Frost Street, Kr.vri-sTOKr, 1!. C.  Monev to Loan.  W.White, Q.C. '     J. M.Scott, B.A.,I.L.B.  F. _.G-i_i_i.  JAMES  MURPHY, B.A.,  .Barrister, Soiicitei",  Et..  ���������_.-   Offica:   Csv,.-ir." Block.   T.O. JIos ViS.  -     Third St., P.cvclstoke. B.C.'' ���������  HARVEY   &    M-CARTER,'  Earristers,   Solicitot s,    Etc.  Cainranv funds to lotn at 8 per cent.  OfSeba:   Molsons H_���������k Clock.  Third Street. Kevelstoke Station,   B. C.  ROBERT SAMSON"  ��������� Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Praying snd delivery work as-occ.f.'ty. Team*  tlwiva rcB.lv on shorts"!notice. Contracts for  lobbing t������_en. fiS^-Agint for the Standard  Oil Coinpauv.  DENTISTRY  DR.  EDMONDS,  (Successor to Dr. Mathison.)  Teeth extracted palnlcr.*. Dentist, v in all its  brnnches. Oflice over the Canada Drug _c  Hook Co.s' Btore.  For  .LE  A Five Roomed Cottage  With Bathroom eind Pantry in  Connection.  Situated on Third St., Just East  of the Cowan Block.  For particulars  apply  at" the Heuald oltice.  Ogilvie  The Besi in Canada.  Used by Thousands.  A carload will arrive in n few  days at our ivareronms. And  consumers will Iind it the Lest  and cheapest on the miirkel.  Free and prompt delivery.  A. N. Smith,  Baker ond ConfoctiCTiGr.  Wedding cakes to the Queen's taste.  NEW St QBE  Fancy Dry Goods  and....  Ladies' Furnishings  NOW OPEN  Tea   will  be served every Friday, linrgaln  Day, from four to six.  M. K. LAWSON,  'Opposite Cowan Block  HAVE RECJSIV"]" SEVERAL  C.lKLOADS'Oi"  Staple Groceries,  Flour- and Feed,  And nre in a pesition to quote  PRICES   that are  hound to sell.  Full Lines of Hardware o  Full Line.1, of Crockery  Prospectors I   Miners!  Come and see what we've got in yonr  line. We make a specialty of this trade,  and can fit you out quickly and r.t right  price.. ' ...  ������3!3~-Agoi!'s for   G iaht .Powder  We have at our maga/ine.. at Kevelstoko and  Thomson's Landing, a complete stock of i?__-  plosive', caps and fu_e, for sule "_t wholesale  and retail,  THE GIANT POWDER CO.,  Victoria,  13. C.  C. B. Hume & Co.,  Sole  Agents,   l"cv_l-tol"e  Station, r.nd Trout  Lake City, U. c.  G. B. Hhme  C i '  House Furnishings  Just received direct, from Scotland.  If you will pome and look at our..  BHUKSET.3   UKU-_>-.*. 1,13       g-, JL  ""���������.^.^SSl-.::-.:::: Carpets   .MaO'U  JAPANESE HUGS AND SQUARES  WOOL SOU AUKS  flook nccis  cocoa".-";t mats  Vou will be pleased.   An.l don't forget that we  have i  Full Range of Linoleums  Also LACE CURTAINS, ART MUSLINS,  TOWELS andTOW-XLING, IIL-EACHED  and .NT.LEACHED TABLE LINEN,  Etc., Etc.  Dry Goods  At the.  A fine assortment.  Boots and Shoes  Jliggcbl nnd best assortment in the town  And remember to nsk. to soo our lines of  Straw and Felt Hats  We will sell "t rock bottom prices, and v.Ill  try to piciL-'c you.  Revelstoke Station, Revelstoke and  ���������   Trout Lake City,  B.C.  O. B. Hume ������Se Oo.  Jepartmental  The Emphasis of Low  Prices  Worthy goods of every sort  are cheaper iiov~ than we ever  remember.   '"  - Pi-ices are down to rock bottom. a.nd tbe selling capacity  oi* this business is the power  by which we control and distribute bargains.   "���������-  The more business;we mass  together Lhe better chances we  tt'lve vou to be thrifty.  Developing this into a departmental store is- bringing  the crowds in greater numbers  aud special values are snapped  up in a hurrv.  The reason why tilings move  so quickly, maybe that you do  a good fleal,op looking before  you corne-here.   '       '  Great" Bargains" m Every ...  -Department  " Glove department���������ii plum  for every cuttouier. About 10  dozen is what we have remaining ot our *bi������_c purchase  50 dozen of Emil Pewny & Co,  best-quality Kid Gloves, four  button lengths', m all the leading-shades, every pair perfect  fitting. They were manufactured to retail at $1.50, Avhich  is their actual value, Monday  we place them on sale at the  iph"eno_hii.aily_low"price~"of~90  cents.',   A s usual you will find  Big" Bargains in Our  Dress Goods Department  5 pieces colored cashmere  full colours, only 25 - cents,  worth 45 cents.  5 pieces colored Cashmere,  all the leading "hades, only  -5 cents, worth 60 cents.  Cioak Department  We Lead, Otiiees Follow.  Every novelty is shown here  at less than wholesale. We  are headquarters for everything in made up garments.  "We Lead, Others Follow.  For the Little Tots  Neat head -gear for little  heads at little prices.  192 Fisher's toques in dainty  Tartan coloring.splendid value  at 75 cents. Watch them go  Monday at 50 cents.  The Big Stores' sheeting  and cotton values are known  to all economical housekeepers.  Here's a price specimen : 36  inches grae cotton, good useful  quality, that you'll pay 7 cents  for elsewhere, here 20 ������vards  for SI ���������  Flannelette, 25 yards good  flannelette for ������1  ' The' Gretit Departmental  Store for tlie latest novelties  in mens' neck wear. Hats,  Ciothing, etc., lowest prices  and largest assortment.  TROUT LAitf DISTRICT  Coming" Rapidly to the Front���������And  Kootenay Newspapers1 Predict That  Locality Has a Promising Future  A great dual lias lately been heaid  concerning the wonderful prospects of  the aliove district, which up to within  the la-jt few months has not been  more than superficially explored.  Now, however, the mining public are  becoming acquainted with the possibilities which lie before the placo and  quits a'lot of attention has been  turned in tliat direction. Napoleon  Wells, a well known mining man in  the west, is at.present in Rossland,  having jusl returned from a visit to  the Trout Lake country where he is  interested in several of the leading  claims. In conversation with a Leader  representative Mr. Wt'lls gave Rome  interesting details of the new 'district.  He said he was surprised at the great  surface showing of ore there, which it  would bo difficult lo' excel anywhere.  The ledges appear to tin verse an  extensive mineral belt stretching from  Fish Creek right through to Fort  Steele. They carry silver, copper and  load in greater or less quantities and  some marvellous, assays have been  obtained running up to .several  hundreds of dollars per ton, including  a fair percentage of gold, which  should certainly help out the cost of  treatment considerably. Most oi the  mines are situated .aliove the limber  belt, which means a high altitude, and  consequently in winter there is very  little inducement to pack out ore. The  workings are yet of course in .inly of a  surface character, but! sufficient is  already known to justify the opinion  that with more extensive exploitations  permanent and profitable operations  can be carried on.- .This remark is of  course contingent upon the completion of the C..P.,R, branch railway  into this' country, .at present "under  construction. Now, .the expense, of  shipping ore,.- unless selected parcels,  is quite prohibitory to any" extensive  treatment of lhe general ore, which is  being stacked. The Silver Cup. upon  which most work has been done, has a  large ..mount of good ore on Uie dump  that even considering the present high  charges would pay to ship. No effort,  however, will be made in this direction  till hot tor means of transportation  exist. With the completion of the  railroad iuto this country itis cerraiu  that a very general and substantial  advance will bo made all round.���������  Kossland Leader.  THOMSON'S LAHDiHQ  THE MINESJJF LARDEAU  An Americau Mining Man's Opinion of  That District  A well-known American mining  man who recently visited the Lardeau  country, to a I1i_ra_,u man the other  day made tl-.e following startling remarks about the. future of tho mining  possibilities nf that country:  " I believe in a very short period of  time to sea within it radius of from 10  to 15 miles of Fergu3on more rich and  prosperous mines than lie within a  radius of forty miles of Rossland.  Why, the prospects iu tho, Lardeau  which are now partially ��������� opened up  have showing, of minerals that would  surprise the world, and when they  are properly opened up will fully  demonstrate my remarks to he true.  The formation of the X,ardcan is in  place, the same as it is found in the  hestminingdistriclsof Idaho, Montana,  Colorado and othor states of the  Union in which I have prospected and  mined for the past thirty years. It is  not faulty, as will be found to exist in  the southern part of the district."  r/i. MAN DEAD  A  Budget  of  Interesting   Mining  and  Personat News  Thomson's Landing, Sept. 23.���������On  the ISth inst. Iticbaril Craig and Mrs.  C.taig of Truro, N.S., parents of Andy  Craig, arrived at the Landing, Tliey  seem very well pleased with our little  burg. Mr. Craig says he is very much  surprised to see such lovely .garden  flowers and vegetables, uud to lind  that we have had no frost a_ yet this  full.  Francis F. Paget of Victoria, and  Ben Kearney of the Landing came in  on Thursday from a hunting trip up  Menhenick Creek. They succeeded  in bringing down a large carrihno with  a fine pair of antleis, which Mr.  Paget intends sending to England.  The Goldsmith-Lai'deau Co. who are  working their property up Fool Creek,  are in 51 feet of the cross-cut tunnel  and struck the hanging wall with an  excellent shewing of grey copper and  galena.  Business here is a little dull just at  present, but we still livo in hopes of  better times in tho near future.  "We had heavy rains here on the  20th, 21st and 22nd, and we can see a  little snow on the far off mountain  peaks.  There are registered at the Prospector's Exchange, 3.II. Scott, of England, VV. G. Easton, 3. Townsend and  J. K. Leckio, of Rossland, tind Mr.  Banish, of Kevelstoke.  Mrs. J. XV. Thomson lias gone lo  Revelstoke on a visit.    ���������  I. M. Citron, general merchant, has  gone to Rossland nn tt business trip.  11. NeedhaiQ has charge of the store  during Mr. Citron's absence.  I. Bates, proprietor of the Pioneer  Hotel, and Jf. Porter are having good  sport, geese.duck and grouse shooting,  and with fair success.      jj  All's. J. M. Green's beautiful little  cottage is now complete aud the pride  of the Landing.  Malcolm Beaton arrived in town on  Friday evening with the pack train,  after packing 130 sacks of me from  the i_thel mine lo Trout Lake City' for  shipment.  A   Prospector   Found   on   the    Lardo  River, Near Trout Lake -  - Lardo River, Sept. 20.���������Last Sun-  daj- a party of prospectors were  ascending the Lardo river, when a  short distance above the big log jam,  aiiout one and a half miles from Trout-  Lake they encountered ,t terrible  stench which apparently had its  origin on a baron lite opposite side of  the river where, they could distinguish an.object that had some resemblance to a human being. Wishing to  satisfy themselves they proceeded  back down to the jam on which tliey  ctussGcl the river, again making their  way up stream ' through the heavy  brush .that fringes the' biirl When  the latter .point was gained a gruesome spectacle presented itself to  view. Investigation showed it to be  the body of n. man, presumably that  of some prospector in tho last stages  of decomposition.  The body or skeleton had.on a pair  of nrdiuary prospector's slioes, heavy  w.ollen socks, heavy ribbed grey or  white drawers, belted on with a  leather bell, no trousers or vest, red  California wool undershirt and dark,  broad cutaway coat of good material.  ,The man was of heavy build and  apparently five feet nine inches in  height, weighing in the neighborhood  oUS0-pouncls;-dai'k���������brown���������hail'-and  beard of the some color.  For the purpose of finding some  clue to the identification of the body  the clothing was partially cut from it.  Nothing was found in tho pockets,  however, except a "Jieavy t'wo-bhided  pocket knife with a buck-horn handle,  and a quia ter of a pound tin .box of T  and B. brand. The discoverers of the  body signed >a deposit ion in accord  with tho facts set forth in order that  the coroner of the district might be  properly notified. This was done as  soon as communication wilh him  could be had. The body was buried  on the spot.���������Kootenaian.  St. Peter's Church'  Taking for his text the words from  t.he Revelation of St. .Tohn, "I saw a  door open in heaven," Rev. C. Paget,  Dean of Iowa, preached an impressive  sermon at St. Peter's church ������b morning prayer last Sunday. lie shewed  that while Christ Himself is the Door,  His hnly church on earth is also tho  open door through which men pass  into the spiritual world, a world  which may be far closer to us than we  think, and that even the material  places of worship are also doors into  heaven and places of heavenly lest,  and the ancient sei-virus of tho church  and especially the solemn Eucharistic  servico of the altar, aro doors through  which the worship of the church here  on earth joins with the songs of the  redeemed and the praises of the angels  in heaven. In the evening the Dean  preached again on tho force of surroundings on conduct to a large and  deeply interested congregation.  Next Sunday the congregation of  St. Peters will hold its harvest festival. There will be a celebration of  the Holy Eucharist at 8 a.ni., morning  prayer and second celebration of tlie  Holy Eucharist at 11 and Evensong at  7:30. Offerings of flowers and fruit  and help in decorating the cliurcli ate  invited for Saturday.  FERGUSON ITEMS  No Postoffice Yet���������The  Strike   on  tli.  Free Coinage���������Other Mining Motes  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  F"~--~~~~SO~~, Sept. 21,���������Ferguson is  still without a po-loilicc although il.  Bostock, AI.P,, hus promised to haye  one established for ovor a year. We.  will know how lo cast our votes at the  next election. There are business  men in Revelstoke, Vancouver and  Victoria who are doing business with  the merchants here and who ought to  take this matter up and seo what they  can do with the powers that be,   ���������  It is reported that J. ICnowlc. was  seen carrying his ti link. He is on a  trip to Rossland and Boundary  creek.  The ore sacked at the Silvvr Cup  mine is being brought down to Dead-  quarter Camp for futiiio shipment.  R. Darke has the contract.  The owners of the Black Eagle here  are looking over the property with a  view to opening up the work on it.  Being only 2i< iniles from Ferguson  and 500 feet from the' wagon road,  it is a good winter proposition.  -. The deal for the Black Diamond  group, at the head of Silver Tip creek,  on the north fork of the l_.ariU-.-it  liver, 10 miles from Ferguson, . has  gone through. Three tons of ore as u  trial shipment is now being taken out.  Frank Apposcost. otherwise known  as Kamloops, brought in a $03 nugget  of ore Trom his claims hack of the  Silver Cup Hill which ho asserts is  from the Cup lead on his property. E.  M. Morgan reports having struck ore  on tho r-ariie hill which assays $120 to  ton.    He has already had oilers for it.  A ."Monroe has struck the ore body  in the Free Coinage, which will be a  shipper this winter.  '   t  Messrs. Rugh to McGuire, of - Rossland, passed through town on Tuesday  on their way to the Wagner mine, one  of the largest ore bodies- on tho Duncan aio pe;' "���������""- -'      - - j  ."    CJRGUS HELD UP  Spokane Police Arrest The Lemea  Bros.' Outfit���������Serious Charges Kcve  Been Preferred Against Theni  Spokane, Sept. 2C��������� Leinen Bros.'  circus was held up by Sheriff Dempsey  and his posse in this city late Saturday  night. Armed with warrants for the  arrest of Frank and Foster Lemon, the  proprietors, and .Tohn Whitey, the  boss canvassman, and armed with  writs of attachment on the show,  Sheriff Dempsey and live deputies  met the train at the depot as it was  "passing ~tivroT;gir~tIie'~cityi pit route  from the Palouse country, and proceeded to take possession of the horses  elephants, aud other animais and  paraphernalia of the circus. When it  came to placing the three men under  arrest a show of resistance was made,  but the posse soon landed the prisoners  in jail, where they will remain until  Alonday before being able to give  bail.  Stephen C. Dawson, of Tacoma,  caused the warrants to be issued. Last  Wednesday night afler the performance here Dawson struck for his salary long past due, and he alleges that  the two Lemons and Whitey assaulted  him with an iron liar, 'fracturing his  skull and beating hiin into insensibility, after wliich, he says, Whitey  went through his ciol.hes and stole his  watch and also curried away his personal effects on the train. In addition  to swearing out wairants, Dawson  also sues for $2,000 damages for the  in juricsj received.  On this suit and upon suit for wages  filed today by nine other discharged  employees of the circii-, who were left  here stranded, attachments were  is-iied, and upon these writs the  sheriff tool: possession of a large portion of the circus property.  THE ETHEL BONDED  This   Property   Has   Passed   Into   the1"  Hands of the   Commonweal-- Mining-  and Development Co. for $40,000  Today .1   bond   was   signed   on  the'  El hei    and     Esther   mineral   claims'  whereby they become tho property  of-  tho  Commonwealth  Mining and-De-"  velopment-Co.,  says  the Tiout Lake  Topic of the 2-lth instant,     ilr.  J.  M.~  Robinson, of Peachlatid, B. C,  acting'"  ;is agent for the compiny,��������� engineered  tho deal  whicli  placed   in   his   hands  one of    the.    finest  prospects   in the-  Trout Lake district.     The amouut of  lhe bond  was  510,   the   payments  of  which arc  divided  as  follows:    S2,000f  down, S2.000 and 20.000 shares  of  the*'  par value of 10c. on December 1st next;-  $2,0003 and 20,000 shares 0:1 June.  1st,  '09; ������2,000 and 20,000 on November 1st,  '09; aud the  final   payment ot  $14,000'-  and 1-10,000 shares on the first  day of  June 1000.   It is also stipulnted.in  tho  bond that the net proceeds of the ore  shipped shall be placed in the Imperial  Bank until after tiie final payment onv  the bond has been made.  It i.s the intention of 3Ir.  Robinson1  to erect cabins  under the immediate,  supervision   of Mr.  Moore,  who "will'  have the   management;  of  the  Ethel*  under the new" company,  and otherwise to cominence,inimedi..tely on a*-  scheme of development. . During the '  past six days a shipmcat. of six lonsrof  ore l_;i3~  been   made  which   will    be '  divided tip and sent to the Nelson and  Everett smelters, and  it  is  remarked'  by many who have been  to   see this ?  claim that it-had  the appearance of  making   one "of   Trout". Lake's -mosc"^  valuable mining properties.  The Ethel is only nbhiif Conr miles,1  distant from Trouc Lake City and lies '  near the Glacier which forms one of.  the   most-  striking   features" of  -.the  sceneryjs-^rvcuir^ln^ tjie.tov.*_n. __Gw.������.t--  credit is dne'the owners of  this   prop- '  erty for the   indefatigable manner in  which   they   have' labored   since   ils '  discovery in June of. l.-^st year' to  open  up   and   demonstrate   to . a   possible  buyer the value of the product  at  a'-  deptb.   Then. too. the returns of-"$70  per ton from s_  former shipment, the  contents of which cannot   be said to '-  have been  sorted,   was   calculated to -  find favor in   the   eyes   of  any   good  mining man. ; ' ���������  It is not likely that any ore  will  be *  shipped much before snow flies, end it'  will then be rawbided  to Trout Lake '  City and shipped from their over the  wagon road to Thomson's Landing. .������������������' ;'  THE,WAVERLEY. MINES;  Fred. Lablanche Killed  On Monday afternoon while a freight  train, partly composed of outfit cars.  was in motion east of Bear Crei:_,  Fred Lablanche, .1 ibridgeinan, while  crossing from one car to another  missed his' footing and fell between,  resulting in the amputation of both  legs and arms. By the time lhe train  was stopped and he was picked up he  had succumbed. An inquest was held,  but up lo the time of going 10 press  the coroner nor Undertaker Howson  had not returned with the remains,  nor is the verdict of the jury known at  this writing. Trainmaster Forrest is  making enquiries for friends of tho  deceased.  The Opening Up of the  Property First  "  is the Motto of the Management-  The management of the Waverley  Mines, Ltd., have decided'to abandon '-  the idea of the erection - of a-concentrator at the mines for- the present, .  and   instead "will ' devote   all    their"  energy to the systematic development ���������  of the property.     All   the   men   who '  were engaged to work on  the concen--  trator have heen  discharged, but  the '  miners have been   ret.iinou   and  the -  work of opening up the  property will *  be renewed with greater vigor. This is  as it should be for until such a  lime iv" -  the property is pulHcieiilly developed :  there is no use  for the   concentrator.-  Tl'.e HERAT.n believes  that  the   man- -  agement    have   taken   ;i   very   wise ~  courso in this respect and trust- to see  in the very near future the  Waverley  a shipper  nf  high   grade   ore   nud   11 '  payiug'investmentfor lhe stockholder?, who have not been  niggardly in -  regard to funds for its proper develop--  ii lent.  . GAfv.Ei.0Nj8 DEAD  The Lieutenant Governor of  the Terri-"  tones at Rest.  Loxdon, Ont., Sept. 2..���������M. C. Cameron,    Lieutenant-Governor    of     iho  Northwest   Territories,  died  at   nine  o'clock this morning at  the  residence ���������  of his son-in-law, Alajor Wilson.  Prohibition Meeting  There will be a pioliibition meeting '  in the AI. thndist church tonight to be  -re-dressed by tl-.e pastor , who gwill  speak on the question of " Personal  Liberty hp related to Prohibition.*'  Dr. McKechnie will also speak. The  meeting will bo open to any person  who wishes to speak on tbe other side  of the question. A cullect'Cr. will be  taken for campaign funds. - ���������'���������j-jvr-'-r.'----".-���������"���������-'���������������*���������***������ >,*Jt-y,-*  ^JP.  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in Interests of  Revel-toke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout Lako  Illecillewaet, Albari Canyon, Jordan  Pass and Kagle Pass District*.  A. JOHNSON Proprlet    .  A Beinl-Weeklj Journal, publlahed ln tlio  interval* ot Re.elnioke and tho aurroiindluK  dtitriot, Wednesdays and Saturda) s, making  iloecat connections with all ti Bins.  Advertising Rat..: lilsplay ads, .1 ~0 ner  eol _m_ lucb. |i.00 perlncb when lnsurtud on title  pace- Leval -in. 12c p.r (nonpareil) Una for  Drsi l-_erU..n; 8c for eaoh additional l_nertIou.  Raading notices, 15c per line each lisuo. Blrlh,  -_a_rl_ga and Death notices, froe.  ��������� BmbaorlpUon ltates: By inull or carrier. $! 00  par anntun : (1,13 for six months, slrlclly In  adT__oo.  Onr Job Department: line Hiiiai.u Job  Department is one of tho !>est equipped  pristine offloes tn We������i Kootenay, nntl is pro-  paired teaxecute all kinds of pnntlnK In fli_t  ���������Ian style at honosi prices Ono prico to all.  No Job too large���������none too small���������forus. Mail  ���������rden primptly attended to. Givo us a trial  on your next oid.r.  To Correspondents: We lm correspondence "n any _ubj eot of inuri-si vo tho Kvncrnl  public, and desire a rollnbli refrnlir correspondent In every local!' surrounding  ReTelstoke, In all cases the bona fldo namu  of the writer must accompany manuscript, but  i.ot necessarily for publication.  Address all coiumunicatlons  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoke, c_. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1. AU correspondenco must bo lcgiblj  *ritten on one side of the papor only.  1. Correspondence containing personal  matter must be signed -with ILa pr per name  ef ths writer. ...  3. ."orrespondence with roferonce to any  thlng thai has appeared In anothor paper  must first be offered for publication to that  paper beforo it can appear in The H.rald.  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1898  Omdurman  Telegram:      The    British,    people  the world over- can be  pardoned for  rejoicing  at  the   magnificent  victory  of   Sir   Herbert   Kitchener   over   the  Mahdl at Omdurman.    Gordon Is now  avenged.     The   desertion   and   death  of General Gordon and the subsequent  surrender of the Soudan to the Mahd-  ist  hordes   are-   humiliations    under  which the British people have chafed  for years.    When- the  Salisbury  government attained a settled  tenure of  power,   it  determined   to   reverse   the  ignominious   policy   of    scuttle   pursued by Mr. Gladstone.    It determined  upon ' the  reconquest  of   tlie  Soudan,  quietly  and   deliberately   it  made  its  preparations.       The   expedition   was  placed  in charge of Sir Herbert Kitchener, who, during the past two years  has  been  cautiously   but  determinedly making himself master ot tne Nile  valley.    His  tactics  have  been   thorough  and  scientific.    They  have had  nothing In common with those wliich  . sent  Hicks   Pasha  with   an   entirely  inadequate   force,   and   with   no   bate  of supplies, to be cut to pieces in tlie  desert ;     nor   with   those   that  sent  General   Gordon  armed   with   a  bible  and a walkingstick to hold Equatoria  against a hordo of fanatical Dervish  rebels.    Kitchener's   march  has   been  conducted   with   the   regularity   of   a  -uAOhinc     a   miffllLy     mnoliine     wlio-p.  - onward movement is crushing and  Irresistable. For some time Kitcheners  slow but sure inarch attracted-' little  attention. But the brilliant victory  won at Atbara some- months since  made the public keenly alive to its  progress. Atbara demonstrated that  lt was only a question of a short  time till the power of the Khalifa  would be crushed completely. For  the past week" or two the attack upon  Omdurman,- the Dervish stronghold,  has been eagerly awaited. The expected has now happened. Omdurman lias fallen, the Khalifa is routed  and the Mahdist dominion over the  Soudan is overthrown. Tho disgraces of tho past have been more  thaui wiped out by tho skill of British generalship and the valor of British soldiers. The battle of Omdurman was a brilliant one. Ths foe,  though   a  savage  one,   was  a  foe  of  -conspicuous���������bra veryr-���������It���������is- impossible to withhold admiration for the  heroism of the Arab emirs" in their  magnificent but futile charges on  the British lines. Still less is it possible to withhold admiration for the  cool courage with which our owti  men withstood those desperate onslaughts. The success of General Kitchener's expedition sheds glory upon  himself and his men; and also upon  the government which organized it.  The Trials of Golfers  The   torriblo   charge   Is   now   made  against   golf   that   in   one   respect   it  resombles   mulo  driving,  ius   il  tends  io profanity among its votaries,  and  Scotch papers are telling of a caddie  who replied to a query  as  lo  where  a   particular   clerical   player   was   at  tho  moment,  that  his  reverence  was  "Uoon   tit   the   lang   bunker,   swaefln'  liko  a  dcovll."   This,   und   olher  occurrences may have Induced I.cv.  Ur.  l.uukln,   a   Norlh   Uritish   divine,   lo  mako u study of golfers,  tlieir trials  and temptations, and to come to the  i.oncluslon   thut   at   times   something  more   than   ordinary   every   dny   language   Is  necessary  for  the   relief ol'  their   perturbed   feelings,    lnsleail   of  lho  "big,  big D,"  of the  Admiral  In  "Pinafore," or even the modified nnil  weakened "dawmlsh" thnt some pious  Scots  indulge In,  he thinks  Unit  the  vigorous  pronouncing  of  polysyllable  geographical  names  should   have  the  desired  effect,  and   suggests  such   as  Aiicliternntchty,  Ardnamarchan,  .Mac-  hrlhanish,   Eccloafechan,   Aultnacall-  agach,   etc.,  words    awful     in   their  effect  on  an  English   body's   tongue,  and  perhaps out ot  the pronouncing  reach  of anyone not  to  the  maimer  born.  A.s   to  how  Tar   Dr.   Nankin's   suggestion   has   been   acted   on   or   lias  proven   Itself  effective,   there  are  as  yet   no  ofllclal   statistics.    Both   mor-  tiliisls and golfers will  be concerned,  however,  in  thn  matter,  as  while  nt  the  gainc  a  devotee   may   be   totally  indifferent as to his future state, or as  '/j whether there Is a future state���������  the  links  botng  paradise  enough   for  him���������in his quieter moments he may  still have compunctions of conscience  and   a  desire   in   all   things  to  bo  a  model   citizen,  as far  as  model  citizenship and golfing agree with  each  other.   As  Calgarians,   In  golf  as  in  other  things,   aro  in    front    of   the  swim, no doubt, they will be interested   in   the  topic   thus  raised,  and   in  the   study  of  comparative   expletives  suggested.   Por  the  practical   test ot  Dr. Rankin's theory, also, this coun-  trv's   gcographv   gives  many  opportunities, Shubcnaeadie, Musquodobolt,  Batoche,    Mascouehc,    Caughnawagn,  Minnewankti.   or    even  Wetaskiwin,  vigorously pronounced, should be our  tiiil in getting a ball oul ot a bunker,  quite   ns   effective    as   the   everyday  objurgations   tliat   are  not  only  profane   but  vulgarized     by   application  to things a true golfer must despise.  Calgaiy He.il 1  Wheat.  'llu: falls In the price of wheal, so  continuous from 1SS- to iSiili.as well as  declines in prices for other food  siaples havo been natural and inevitable, as have tho advances obtaining  during the last two years. ' Therefore,  we need not attribute the pro3p~rlly  ol lho farmer, and the resulting general prosperity to such an ephemeral  Incident as the operations of Joseph  Loiter, upon the produce exchange.  Such operations were Impossible without such slirinlcago in tho world's  wheat supply ns occurred in 1S97. Mr.  Lciicr's operations, and the rise In  price erroneously attributed thereto,  resulting from a wheat crop which  gave an aggregate outturn of but  1,900,000,000 busholB from the areas  inhabited by the populations of European lineage ns ngaiust aggregates  from the preceding live harvests averaging ^,15)0.000,000 bushels. That is,  the "bread eating world's" (lhc world  inhabited by bread enters of ILmo-  pcan blood' outturn of wheat in 1S07  was liSO.OliO.OOU bushels below tho  annual average from the samo fields  in the live preceding years, and more  than 1100,000,000 bushels below world  requirements. Under such conditions  ti niiiiurlal advance in price was Inevitable, as was lho entire dissipation  of nil reserves, and tho making of  large drafts upon the harvests of 1S9S  at an exceptionally early day ; these  conditions indicate that the grain hai-  vestcd in 1S9S must cover the consumption of more than 12 months.  With such conditions obtaining Mr.  Lciicr's operations resembled those  of the late lamented Mrs. Partington  on  the ocean's shore.  OUR   LONDON   LETTER  THE WEEK'S   DOINGS  ENGLAND  IN   OLD  New Steamer (or Canada���������The Kaiser's  Ctminercial Enterprise ���������Pug Nosed  Children���������Weather  and Crops  From   Our  Own  Correspondent.  The Proposed  Disarmament  It is interesting in view of ihe czir's  appeal to mankind, to glance at the  relative costs tit whicli the armaments  of Europe arc sustained. Russia  would certainly have most to gain by  universal disarmament, for the animal  cost of her army and navy is ������-1,-  035,270. Great Britain comes next  with nn annual outlay of.C3S.331.000.  Taking the total revenues of the two  countries iho difference is even  more  striking, for while Great. Uritain's  total revenue is, roughly speaking,  _������_.inc..000.000. Ruiisia's reaches the  stupendous sum of X 170,000,000. It is  only fair, of course, to point out that  tho"comparison or the Russian revenu  with that of the United Kingdom, is  not with that of the' British empire.  France comes next to Groat Brilain  with au annual cost, of X 37,021. OS 1  for her army and navy and a  total       revenue        of ������137,051,210  Germany's army and navy cost her  ������10,000.000 less ihan France, and her  total revenue is ������6_,25S.270. Austria  has a total revenue of _"?9 20,~.St"���������  and her armaments ccst her ������1S.0:0,-  000. Taking Europe as a whole, tho  the total annual cost of her armies  and navies amount to ������212.70i~.>'>33.  and Uie total revenue to  ������7-5S S03,705,  Ritualists and  AntbRitualists  It is stated on excellent authority  that' the scheme for a French Canadian, fast mail service has collapsed,  owing to the inability of the French  promoters to command sufficient support- It will be remembered that the  scheme was set on foot immediately  after  the  visit  to  Paris  last, year  of  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who promised  support ln the way of an annual sub-  nidy. Regarding the long promised  service   oetween   Kngland     and     tne  Dominion our English cor^esponu-  ent writes that he i. in a position to  state that the Mesrs. Allan are now  in direct correspondence with the Dominion government with a view of  taking over the contract which was  granted to a Newcastle firm, and  which the latter has been unable to  carry  out. '  Lord Lonsdale who is known to  many of our readers, is again to be  the guest of Emperor William at the  German military manoeuvre. Mis  lordship has practically a standing  invitation to the great annual spectacle, ln whicli his friend the kaiser  takes such  pride and  delight, and  he  certainly nas every encouragement  to take advantage of it, for no other  Englishman of equal rank is treated  with such conideration by the imperial authorities. It has been a mutual  disappointment to the emperor and  his English friend, that circumstances  still fresh in the public mind have  precluded a recent change of hospitalities which, a few years ago occupied so much attention. Lord - Lonsdale Is always welcome in Germany,  but since tho "Kruger telegram" the  kaiser has not been able to summon  up courage to face the "stony British stare."          Dominion express of_*es havo been  opened   at   Pincher    Creek,     Fernie,  Bullhead,   Cranbrook  and  Wardner,  B.  C.     Express sent  to Fort Steele  must be billed via Cranbrook.  ���������___j" h e-~v a r���������b c twccn-U'. .-Ritual ist~",-"'ui  Anti-Ritualists continues to go on  and is just now-providing the Uritish  people interesting and exciting news.  The last pitched battle between the  rival factions occurred in Liverpool  on a recent Sunday. It was a e."e_t  function, and in many respects resembled one of those delightful enler-  tainments so justly popular in tne  neignuorliooa or uonnybrool.. St.  James's church was the scene of disturbance, and was in the possession  of a Protestant mob for several hours.  The vicar was heckled and baited, and  finally spat upon, by the crowd, and  only saved from bodily harm by the  police. The proceedings are thus described by a Liverpool paper: -'At intervals peals of derisive laughter rang  tnrougli the cliurch. and the vicar  was subject to frequent interruptions.  'Judas,' 'traitor' and klndro-1 epithets  were hurled at the vicar, who at one  time seemed to be inclined to beat a  rf-treaf, but in response to cries of  'lie a. man.' he remained in the pulpit.  The celebration of mass at the chance!  at tho close provoked cries of 'Fire  up.' and the disgraceful scenes culminated when the procession ro the  vcfitry took place." and yet. in the  fr.ee of such proceedings as these, t.he  clergy ask, "why don't men go to  church ? "  London, August 3J.���������On W'eJoes-  dtiy hist a large cattle and cargo  steamer, built to the order ot E.der.  Dempster & Co.. ot' Liverpool, was  launched  from   the  yard   of  Swan   it  liumer, WallsBiul. The. ceremony  .vus performed by Lady Strathcona.  As the vessel gracefully left the  ways, and slid, without mishap, into  the water, she was named the  Mount   Royal,  oul  of   compliment  to  tho lady who performed the ceremony. Sir. Jones, of Elder & Co., In  replying lo a volo of thanks said:  '"That people scarcely know what has  beeu doue for Canada. Lord Slratli-  cona  had   referred     to   the    tonnage  carried by their llrm during the  year,-but Ills Lordship did not mention the cost at which .that, tonnage  was  carried.     it  was  a    remarkable  featuro nf that trade, - that all the  merchandise     was    carried   by   their  steamers     at   something     like     one  seventh of a farthing per ion per  ' milo. whicli was io say, that ono  ton wus carried for a penny for every  2S miles run. That had brought car-  lylng to a very low point, bit", tliey  had been the means of,relieving  Canadu of the produce which England  required."  FRENCH   COLONISTS  The French Minister of the Colonies  has incurred great odium by a circular, in which iie paints out, lhat  France does not want her 'colonk~,  lo bo exclusively military ami c.vii  functionaries; considering that there  aro French possessions where lhe  French population is composed largely of functionaries. Mr. Trou.let's  warning is very sei.'_ible. In Algiers  there are 300.000 French residents,  atter a colonist experience ot" Sj  year... A writer in The Rap-.ie. con-  wiili the���������3;ij0O_i)3O  in   Australia  Irish politics, and seems to havo lost  touch with the majority of the Nationalist party. It. Is gratifying to  find, however, that he hns not tho  slightest sympathy with the action  of tho ungrateful churls who, in lhe  matter of the Gladstone statue, do  not reflect the reelings of the great  mass of the citizens ot Dublin. As to  their plea thnt. It Is right to honor  Pnmoll's memory before they commemorate the work of tho Liberal  statesman, who mny be snid to have  sacrificed oven Ills political career  for the sake of Ireland, Mr. Ilenly  does well to remind ihom thai, before Parnell was heard of, Mr. (..lad-  aioni! had carried the Church Act,  the Lund Act of 1S70, and the Ballot  Act.  BRITISH SEA MR N  Apropols ot the agitation as to tho  manning of Uritish ships by llrltis.li  crews, a firm lu tho cily of London  relates a recent experience of its own.  The captain of a certain vessel owned in tho colonics made a point of  engaging an all British crow In London. When they were taken on  board at the East India docks, the  majority bore evidences of recent  'sanguinary encounters; provoked by  alcoholic excitement, and at the loading berth they refused in a body to  trim the ballast. The captain resolved to appeal to a magistrate, but  the delinquents did not wait the issue, all but' two promptly deserting.  "Needless to say," the cotnunica-  llon winds up, "the next crew engaged by the master wore not to bo  British." But surely this is an exceptional   case.  THE CZAR'S NOTE  The Russian peace proposal has  been the ono topic of conversation  when men havo gathered together  today, lt has so thoroughly taken  people by surprise tliat ono can hardly say yet that a public opin on has  been-formed upon il. Tho newspapers  reflect this absence of view most  faithfully,- for while there is nothing  but praise for the motives that dictate tho Czar's, invitation lo the  powers, there is almost a complete  absence of speculation as to the existence of any ulterior design. One  thing appears to bo clear, namely,  lhat the German government wrls  sounded as lo its probablo attitude  before any steps wero openly taken.  One paper unkindly suggests that  Nicholas has taken the wind out of  the other Emperor's sails, and that  William II intended to do something  of the kind while he was in Palestine. ���������  CONDEMNED FISH  An illustration of tho intensity of  the heat is found in the condemnation of fish nl Billingsgate Market,  221 tons of lish having been destroyed  in the first 25 days of the present  month, against 135 tons in the 31  days of August 1S97. The quantity  so treated lnsl month was - only 93  toi!,s, and in Juno 7S tons. Monday  last was the hottest day of the current month, and the result, was that  31 tons of fish wore found to be unfit  I'or consumption. This wasted food  is hermetically sealed in tanks with  carbolic acid, taken to liolvidrc down  li.e Thames and made Into fish manure, excellent tor the land. The loss  when the fish is condemned falls  chiefly on the small owners.  PUG-NOSES  and took no part In tho sales, bo far  as lhey wero carried on in the ring.  THE WEATHER AND CROPS  Last week tho weather over the  greater portion of England was  sunny and Intensely hot, but violent  thunder storms gathered in different  parts or tho country, the lightning  being very vivid, and hail as well as  torrents of rain falling in some parts,  and beating down the crops. At tho  lu-esiont moment farmon.. aro studious conning the market, reports and  forecasts with tho view of forming  somo ilcilnlto opinion as to tho  prospect or realizing his crops at  paying prices. II is to bo feared  that tho high prices of a row months  ngo woro b a Hush in the pan,  caused by manipulation of'the markets rather than an actual shortage.  Wheat pi-lcn'3 arc falling steadily, and  have now nearly reached the doprcfis-  ingly low levels of last senson. Their  average price Inst week wns 31s 7d,  and only 2s 3d per quarter abovo  tho average price for tho corresponding week of last year. -  THE .MINIM EXCHANGE  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  Best $1.00 a day house iu town.  The bar is supplied with the best brands of Wines,  Liquors   and   Cigars.  Free Bus .Meets Jill Trains.  GUS LDJ.D Proprietor  F. JAeCJlRTY  fTjABS WITH THE LANCE.  1   -B'" "-___���������'-" ���������_������������������''��������� _������������������'���������* *#<"  _a'"  _���������'��������� i*-** **-" -������**���������  -���������'-W-T"-___.--r'-W.*'C-_-~,'C-^'__*_������I-������"___"_r _U-___--L-  ^Wholesale anil Ketail Dealer in   PRIME BEEF, PORK,  .MIDTTO-N .MD SJH3SJI<_.E  Fish   and   Came   in    Season.       Markets   at   Kevelstoke,  Kevelstoke Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  XTa~~~t5-in(~FC-" n~~r~rres  English   born   colonists  after  .0 years..  AUSTRALIAN   ORANGES  The Australian co.or.Ks ar, showing great activity in the direction of  f.-uit culture, and are hoping fjr a  ;har<>  of   the   custom   of  lh':   Engllih  markets, which thi. season, owing  lo the defective blossom in the cotin-  rr.es   whence   are     usually     obtaintd  supplies   of  oranges,     are   likely   to  xpcrieni-e a shortage'. Bearing tlii";  in mind, a Covent Garden trader  cables to Australia, and arranged for  5.0-JO 000 of oranges to be . s,������m to  thf-  home   market    from   New    South  Wales. One and a half million of  these arrived on Wodnp.ilay. in the  steamer Oi-inu/.; the government authorities at Sydti. y took th" Krt-ai'-sl  hitei-i-st in thr- . i-,erpriso. exercising  ppecial supervision over hf export,  and stopped anything that w;monot  up to standard quality. They arrived ln fair condition and wor.  quickly disposed of in the London and  provincial markets. It is sitamd th-it  the trade ln Australian nranirrs  reaching London when most ^nt'd,  will quickly attain gigantic proportions.  THE   KAiSER   AND   GERMAN  TRADE  It is not without considerable interest, as to showing how royalty and  business sometimes go hand in hand,  to hear that, two well known German  firms  are  sending  representatives  in  the - train of the Emperor William,  when His Majesty visits Pale-tine.  Whilo   they   will   of- coui_.e.   have   no  connection with the Emperor's entourage, certain privileges of travel  are understood to have b.en sei:iir"d  for them; bul it is not. an insignificant iristanc _ oT tlieir cntTpris", that  tli'.'.v:   commercial   representatives  are  going on whai will necessarily bran expensive tour purely Fp-.enla-  tively.  THE   GLADSTONE   DUNLIN ���������  STATUE  Mr. Ifr-aiy rightly informed tho  peoplo of Dublin on Thut'sday night  that the rent sal of their corporation  Copies ot the Dublin Express and J to give a site r-ir a statue of Mr.  nuuiin Nation nave neon received Gladstone, "one or the greatest  containing interviews with Hon. ! friends Ireland ever had," was "one  Sydney 1-ish'ir. Canadian minister of j of the greatest blunders that any  agriculture, who did some good t.lk-j popular body over committed." For  ing in Ireland on farming matters in i some time Mr. Healy has occupied a  Canada.     '"-..... . '   j somewhat   independent    position    in  If mothers will pay due attention  to the folowing instructions as to  tlie formation of the nose, there will  be in the future fewer pug-nosed  people walking about the world than  there are today. It is conceded that  a straight nose comes nearer to tho  accepted standard of beauty than  any olher; and a fat pug-nose is certainly very ugly. If mothers and  nurses will take heed, there need be  no pug-nosed children. The nose  may be modelled, if the baby to  whom it belongs is caught early enough. A baby's nose is vory much  like a piece of putty. It has no bone,  and ir. will respond to the pressure  ilulv applied of a very wise and  knowing thiimir"hrifiI-fin~g"or'r-Tliere^is  Commenting on tlie services ot the  North West Mounted Police in the  Yukon district The Klondike Nugget,  published In Dawson City, says:  "The difference between the North  West Mounted Police and the ordinary metropolitan police, we are all  used to. Is so marked that, it is commented upon hourly by the people  in the district. The difference Is  decidedly in favor of the N.W.M.P.  However, the compensation allowed  them by their government is inadequate to their surroundings. tt is  not conducive cither to dignity or  good servico that they should receive  for their responsible work a small"r  remuneration than even tho ordinary  1 carrier!) of water and hewers of  wood."  not a mother in the world who cannot, make a nice straight little nose  cut of the most hopeless baby pug,  if she will several times a day. by  means of the thumb and finger, press  the little organ into the shape it  should  be.  THE   KAISER  T   see  it   is  stated   by  a paragraph  that lhe Kmperor William Is not  coins to Palestine because he Is a  man ami a Christian, anl longs lo  see th-.- Holy Land, "but to gain a  sphere of Influence ln Nazareth,  Jent!-.a.em. lhe place of Nativity.and  the Mount of Olives tor the sale of  ihi tigs m.'nle in Germany." The pity  r.f P. P'Thaps it Is too much to ox-  p'-r-t in this commercial age, but the  has  been suggested  to  me and I give  ji for iviuir it is worth. Speaking  of tl,*-- Kaiser naturally puts me in  mind of li!-, friend and prospective  host. AlidnJ. From the same source  I learn tlitit the Sultan has Just de-  iorrrr.">i! the daughter or Sir Ashmead  r.artleii     Wit,h     the     order    of     the  Chf-ll-fat. whatever that distinction  mny !.". One wonders what particular ?erviros the young lady has rendered, but the folowing explains it:  That the object nf Sir E. A. Birt-  l<-.'".. return to the Turkish capital  irf to offer the Porte a<iloan of one  million sterling. These ' things make  a difference. If you or I, dear reader, were offered such ._ delightful  ptim as a cool  million, we'd b_ quite  ready to show our gratitude hy  awa/ding the donor's son or daughter  a ha'porth of colored ribbon or a iin  medal, which I imagine the Order of  the   Chil.afat   to   be   worth.  LUCK   MONEY  Lincoln   Market, .was again  _ig_t.~it.cd  or: Tueii.iHj,- over the question t>f hick  rnoney. The, butchers are rlaimlng  in accordance with an old custom,  one ..Tilling a head or, cattle, and  one p..nny per head on sheep and pigs  to    he  returned     lo   thern     as    luck  noney; but the auctioneers have  banded together lo resist the proposal, and so determined are they,  that an agrcment fixing heavy pen-  all ie:; on any one giving way to the  butchers' rtomands, has beon signed  by all lhe auctioneers trading in lhc  city. On Tuesday tlm question was  finked at the commencement cf the  sales If luck monoy would br- given,  but the auctioneers politely, but firmly said "no," and the members of the  Butchers'  Association then  wlthdrow  Wc must again repeat our regret to  those of our readers who have already subscribed for this paper in advance to send in their names to this  ollice. Our former subscription list  was spirited away to the opposition  shop at lunisfail aud wo are experiencing little difficulty in remembering the names and addresses of all  our old subscribers. Those who failed  lo renew their half yearn subscription  should do so at once, unless they wish  to seo us go ilewey again.  Tho patronage we are receiving in  our lown  is,  wo regret to  say,  very  light.    Several of the prominent merchants  who  arc absorbing thousands  of dollars out of Una    region    every  year  havo  withdrawn  their advertising from theso columns, whilst others  of prominouce^���������for,  you know, there  la a certain big-toad-iu-a-litllc-puddlo  kind of prominence oven -hero���������have,  for  reasons-unknown  to'us,   thrown  cold water on-the    undertaking    for  some time past.    We have devoted the  wholo of our-time for the past nine  months, and such few brains as God  has given us, to the weekly preparation of  this  little "paper, and  if  the  attempt" to   mako  it   interesting  and  readable has failed, then there is something wanting in  the editor and  the  sooner another Is procured tho better.  Tho country is full of editors just now  aud  there should  bo  no  difficulty  in  finding a suitable one.  _    .    *  Tho Wetaskiwin    Freo Lance    has  earneiPfor itself au enviable reputation as a readable publication everywhere except in the town of Wetaskiwin, whero, to our discouragement  and disappointment    we . havo rarely  heard a kindly word spoken about the  paper sinco lt started last December.  It would be a pity it The Lance could  not be continued under competent editorship and made a financial success,  although,   truth   to   loll,  it  might  bo  difficult to find some one who would bo  willing, as wo have beeu, to work for  SO a week and board ourselves out of  it.    lt is not only tough    on us, but  tough on our landlord,  Jerry  Boyco.  ���������      *      m  Few people know the difficulty involved In the making up of a weekly  budget in a town like Wetaskiwin  which has during the past six months  become sb hopelessly uninteresting.  The class of people who now form the  bulk of our young population arc uot  the kind who provide incidents worth  noting. They are here to earn money;  sober, industrious and honorable  young men, who lead tho kind of life  .wc-oughl-to-lead_but_don't.__No_iu=.  cldeut there. As for the business people themselves, the moneyed and influential sot, they make &b muck  money as they can out of the farmer  a ring uie day and then go straight  to bed. No incident there "neither.  What, then, is there to write about?  "Uie Parkcu was in town Monday,"  viewed in the light of pure news, is  all right, but it becomes awfully monotonous after a time. Wo are seriously contemplating honorable mention of people who did not drive into  the burg Monday.  Well do we remember the days in  Wetaskiwin when the incidents of  any one average day would have  filled the columns of The Froe Lance  twice, nay, three times over, when tho  men of tho town wero bubbling over  with fun and high spiiits; but now  that the town has become South Ld-  rr.onctiscd and Lacombeyficd, lt has  become a drunk and disorderly misdemeanor to crack a joke, and the  heavy air of scdateuess that hangs  over lho burg Is not only saddening  to "one ot the old guard," but is anything but conducive to the longevity  of a newspaper.  Columbia House  Tho   largest hotel   in  town.        Centrally    located  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and   Cigars  Best    accommodation. Kates    $1     per  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  day'  ORIENTAL HOTEL  Large light bed rooms.  Table furnished with  the choicest tiie market  afford-;. Rest Wines  Liquors and Cigars  Kilter   Jr?1.00 a day.      Monthly  race.  ... ALBERT STOXK, Proprietor.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Salo Stable of tbo Lardoau and Trout Lake District  Saddle    and    -Pack  always for'hire.  PreiKbtitiK   and  specialty.  Horses       /I  Teaming ��������� a       jm  at 7- o'clock  Daily Static leaves Thomson's-Landing every morning  for Trout Lake Citv.    Por particulars write  CitAlG to HlLLMANi Thomson's Landing.  A  GOOD  CHANGE  To sectiro o.io of thosi" desirable lota  CHi-AP on the C. & K. Steam Navigation Company'^ site.  Donfc    wait    till    f.lio   boom  our wav, biit BUV NOW.  cornea  HAIG 8c CRAGE  Sole Agents.  FERGUSON  The Centre   of the   Lardeau   Mines  This business of advertising a coun  try "free gratis and for nothing" is  slightly too philanthropic a movement  for us. We should like to peso as a  philanthropist if we had the stuff, but  not having the Btuff to be a philanthropist, we would be a stuff if we  tried to pose as one. It has been with  us matter for earnest consideration  whether it would not be advisable for  uh to chuck literature altogether" and  'go hack to our disreputable old business or lending bar and playing draw  poker. This is the only way we can  tec of making up for the lost lime and  money wc havo spent in the interests  ot this town. We have suggested to  tho manager of the company the advisability of employing an editor with  dyspepsia so bad that he cannot eat,  with a fine scorn for monoy, and with  whom time is no object. He would not  need a salary, and he could sleep  under the depot platform.  Be Suro and  register at  the  %J\UA0RJ\L .HOTEL  "^^AV'l're1rymri;ca-h-"PEUOUSONr---"  The table is provided with the best  the market alfoids.     Rates from  $2  to $3 per day.  What Do You  tf  Want in Shoes ���������  If yon wart a Kiod Minerb' Shoo come  1). Jo-kins.  If you wunt ii goDil 1'roBiioctoro' Shoo como  to 11. JoukIn_j. ' "      ~   - -    j  If you want a llmior s'.ronsj Cork Soloil Shoo  como to 1.' Junkiiis.  If jou want u Ljnf; Lik Hoot come toD.  JoilklllH.  Shor.8 anil ..unices ri'.;>ilicil .on llio shortest  notico. All limn of work kept in Btocll  at pricois to BUit ii 1.  D. JENKINS  CUMMINGS BROS.,   ���������   Proprietors.  E. Wood  Jlrefoiteet  and Buildep  E. .'mate., pinna and specifications furnished  in uppliratinii. .hop and run.- ir work  a ompt.y slteinW to. W.iod cirvi i; u  ipuoiully.      Work    t hup   on   Fro..t Sticct  Serious Old Party: "Eh, but this  is a wicked world'." Flippant Individual: "Yon are right, Mrs. Mumble.  For my part I Bhall be quite satisfied if I get out of lt alive!"���������  Punch. r  ���������L PETRETTO  Tl^e Roman  Shoe JWakep  Dealer  in    Hoots   mi _    "-hoes,     M.ic_o__:.c  Avenue, two doors souih -Molson'a Ilai-k.  Harness llepairi-g dcuc.  Motlcrato Piiccs.   Work iiuaranleotl.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Retail  Druggist, Calgary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  '     __3-tfl;   ��������� X  li'irst St 'eot,  O',  Hank ot Canada,  : l.'.ook  frou.  tlio Imporlal  R.vel.ioUo Station, B. C.  Wood! Vvood!  GiiaiHiiteud Full  Cord Muaaure.  The undersigned has a large supply  of Hemlock, Spruce. Fir and Pine  Wood for sale. Any person requiring  wood will kindly leave their orders  with Jlr. XV. SI. Lawrence, Itcqclstoke  Station, or with II. N. Coursier,.  Front Street, Itevelstoke.  17ntf  FRANK JULIAN..  Sam Needham  .Oloth  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In'Good Stylo at Lowest Prices. ���������  Douolas Strket ��������� Revrlstoke  Tfoe Vernon Soda  Water Works . .  M. J. O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  Mar.ufactTKer of Soda Water. 3tngor  Ale, Sarsapiillh und nil Soft Drinks.  A full supply kc-nt. in ������tock at McCarty's Cold Slot ago, whero ordorn  can be left. u'.O sw-tf  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacfcs_mt_-i_i_-< Jobbing  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting.  Tinsmith;:"!'?  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Miniqg Work a Specialty________  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  ii fir*  Yellow Pond  Mystery  IS   PARTLY   CLEARED UP  Damages for  French Gcvcrnment Charged  ���������with Murder.  ANARCHY  TO   BE  SUPPRESSED  The French at   Fashoda���������Convicts Revolt���������Cambon Transferred  Bridgeport, Mass., September 2-.���������  At last the Yellow Mill Pond mystery  is cleared up by the positive identification uf tlio mutilated remains as  being that of the body ot Emma Gill,  the daughter of an Englishman in  Southington. The identification is  made by her brother. Tho deceased  has been working as a domestic. A  young man has been arrested charged with complicity in the matter.'  CRETAN MUSSUfjMEN  London, September 22.���������The Cretan  'Mussulmans have given up possession  ot ten per cent of tlieir.rifles.'  EGYPTIAN FLAG AT FASHODA  11   is   reported   mat   tne   i_gypuan  Hag floats over Fashoda.  REVOLT OF CONVICTS  The   French   convicts ��������� at     cayenne  have   broken out  in  revolt and  have  killed lho guards.  PEACE   CONGRESS  King Leopold has issued an invitation   to  lho  Czar  of   Russia   to   hold  . lho proposed peace congress in Brussels.  ANARCHY   TO   BE   SUPPRESSED  Rome, Septmber 22.���������According to  omciai   liiiormnuon   received     it     is  stated that several of lhe European  powers have .decided to hold a conference in October for the purpose of  considering and adopting measures  for the suppression of anarchy. It Is  proposed not only to prevent crimes,  but also to stop the propagation of  anarchistic doctrines in both barracks and workshop.  FRENCH   AND   FASHODA  i-OiKioii.  - September     2_.���������i<"rencn  newspapers  declare that the  Fashoda  incident is capable of diplomatic adjustment.  AMBASSADOR'-TO.THE  U.   S.  Sir'Julian Pa'uncefote's tcim as Erit-  ir.li  ambassador  to the United  Stales  has been extended until April, IS!)!).  FRENCH GOVERNMENT CHARGED  rnris, s>eij..mioei__.���������col. i'tcquarc  insinuated in the court that Picard  and Henry were murdered at the instigation of the government.  CA.MBON   TRANSFERRED  It is officially announced that Cam-  oon   has   ueen   transierred     io     tlio  .French embassy in Loudon.  Die'Hike M  ���������   Sgeclllc Cte  Be.  10.5 ���������"  NO  CA_  some  POISONED BY= EATI  MEAT  "NED  Injuries  GRAND TRUNK MULCTED  The Gold Expor .'"Closing the  Saloons.  MONUMENT     TO      CHAMPLAIN  Trades Labor Union���������Military Force  Stranded���������Toronto Church Robbed-  British   Columbia   Mining"   Industry  Victoria,     13.   C,   September     21.���������  A much greater activity. is noted  in  3 British Columbia mines.  SPECIFIC   CHARGES  =^~TiicOCl6"riaike~~*Nugget~iiiakes"���������the  specific charge that fees of from ten  to fifteen  dollars have been regularly   collected   for  admittance     by   a  side   door  entrance     to   Gold   Commissioner  Fawcett's   office,   aud   also  makes  other   specific  charges.  POISONED  BY  CANNED  MEAT  Winnipeg,     September    21.���������Flfty-  livo   people  were  poisoned   yesterday  iu Niles, Michigan, by eating canned  .beef.  THE   HAMMOND   REEF  The  Hammond  reef  has  produced  fifty-nine and  a half.ounces of gold  from 187 tons of ore! '  TRADES   LABOR   UNION  11.   Smith.   M.   P.   P.,   ot  Nanaimo,  was  elected  president of the  Trades  Labor  Congress  yesterday.  TRANSCONTINENTAL  WIRE  The Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s  transcontinental    copper    wire  was  completed   yesterday.  LOCOMOTIVE   FIREMEN  The  Brotherhood     of    Locomotive  Firemen   yesterday   voted   $25,000   to  pay disability claims not legally due,  ,   INSPECTOR   MOODY"  Inspector  Moody    arrived   at  Sylvester's   Landing,    Peace    River,   on I  August SOth,   en  route    for  Dawson  City.  JUDGE   McGUIRE-     Oo     ������  Ottawa,   September  21.���������Judge   Mc-  Ouirc  has  fully  explained   the   situation of affairs in the Yukon.  All LIT Alt ������    rUKCiH   BTKANDILIJ  Chief Engineer Coste reports that  fully half of the Yukon military  force is stranded on the Ilootalinga  river.  ONTARIO   ELECTIONS  Toronto,    September    21.���������Several  "saw-offs"  of   the    Ontario    election  protests   wero   yesterday  arranged.  EMBEZZLEMENT  lloaly,   the   secretary   treasurer  of  Uie  Emanuel   Congregational  church,  Toronto,   is  charged  with   embezzlement.  German   Retaliation- Dorchester   Peni-  ��������� tentiary  Inquiry  Valoyflold, September 22.���������At' a  batiiiuct given last niglit to the llou,  J. Israel Tarte, he suid that next  year the government would have a  surplus of two million dollars.  WATERWORKS DEBENTURES  Winnipeg, September 22.���������Fort  William has sold ?:I8,000 waterworks  debentures  at  10S  1-2.  LAWYERS'   CHARGES  The  lawyers  in  Dawson    City  aro  charging $200  for advice  in  any ordinary  cases.  DORCHESTER     PENITENTIARY  Tho   management  of   the   penitentiary iit Dorchester Is lo be subjected  to   a   strict   invfistigatilon.  MONUMENT   TO   CHAMPLAIN  Quebec,  September 22.���������Tho monument to Champlain was unveiled here  yesterday.  GERM A N   RETA LT ATION  Germany's retaliatory tariff is damaging to sonic extent Canada's grain  trade.  GOLD   EXPORT  ,   The export of gold dust from Canada  during  the   month   of  June  lasl  is  valued  al  ? 1,380,000.  CLOSING SALOONS  Ottawa, September 22.��������� .ne Minister ot Justice declines to interpret  section six of tho Plebiscite Act as  to tho closing of saloons ou September 29th.  DAMAGES FOR INJURIES  Woodstock, September 22.���������In the  jury case ot Jones versus The Grand  Trunk Railway, a verdict was given  tho plaintiff for $3,750, as compensation for injuries received a' year  ago at St.  Mary's.  Ili8 insupis ire Coiiilg Some  ���������    -Hoiie 'Millies  VESUVIUS      STILL     VOMITING  LAVA  Confessed  to Murder  PRISONER   IN   MONTREAL  Winnipeg Waterworks.-O'Brien  and His Wives  THE WINNIPEG   WATERWORKS  Many   thousand     cases  of    canned  salmon   were   destroyed   lir the  late  New  Westminster  lire.  First  comp.:    How  do   you  divide  marriage?   Second    comp.:    By  divorce of course.  The Duke of Orleans Manifesto���������News  From Candia���������Spontaneous Combustion   at  Toledo   ���������    Bryan   Retiics  Washington, Scpteinucr 21.���������The  Cuban insurgents arc committing hor-  BRYAN'S RETIREMENT  Xew Y'ork, September , 21���������It is  stated that William Jennings Bryan  will retire from the Uniled 'States  army and resume his political cam-  ribli! attrocities. ,  pain. ... ' " ���������   f  SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION  Toledo, Ohio, September 21.��������� The  Bnchus elevator, better known as Ahe  Union elevator was burned down to  the ground hero yesterday. The firo  was tho result of spontaneous combustion. Ten. presons at least arc  known to have perished in the.burning building. ��������� Foreman Parkes was  blown ��������� through one of the windows  and rvery-seriously injured    .  ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS  London,   September  21.���������The  eruption of Mount Vesuvius still continues  and the damage being done by it is  immense.  ORLEANS' MANIFESTO  The Duke ot Orleans has issued a  manifesto to the French people on  the Dreyfus scandals.  MARCHAND  TO  LEAVE  It is reported from Paris that Mar-  cliand has been ordered to leave  Fashoda, which is occupied hy Anglo-  Egyptian troops.-  NEWS FROM CANDIA  London, September 21.���������The Times  Candia correspondent says: Tha  Mussulmen are only yielding up their  obsolete arms and that no Martini  rifles have .yet been brought In.  EXPLOSION  St. Paul, September 21.���������One man  was killed and two were injured by  an explosion at Enderlin, N .D., yesterday. _  The Edinburg Scotsman announces  its Intention to send this autumn to  the principal Scottish societies  throughout the world boxes of heather gathered in Scotland, and trusts  | that societies will do their best to distribute the heather among their  members for St. Andrew's day.  It is reported from Strassburg,  Assa., that a young man' named  Huber committed suicide by shooting himself with.a common shot gun  one day last week. The remains  were horribly lacerated and scorched  and were buried without an investigation.  Tho New York Sun says: "As a  military achievement the Nile expedition will rank high in the annals of war. Its success reflects the  m-eatest credit on all concerned, but  it was mainly due to the distinguished ability and judgment of its leader,  Sir Herbert Kitchener, that it liaH  been brought to so brilliant a conclusion.  The steamer Discovery, which arrived at Port Townsend on September  the 15th from Skagway, brings advices from Dawson up to August 2".  ll Is staled that the Canadian police  havo completed - a thorough investigation of the food supplies for the  coming winter. They report the  amount on hand is more than .sufficient to carry the camp through  the winter.  Double  Scull   Race���������Anglican  Synod ���������  Methodist Conference Prorogued  Quebec, Seplcmbor '2'i.���������The Am-  glican synod was prorogued here  yesterday.  NEW   BISHOP  Ottawa,     September     23.���������Bishop  Lorrain was consecrated at Pembroke  yesterday:  "  ELECTION   CAMPAIGN  Toronto, September 23.���������Tho South  Ontario  election campaign is ln  full  progress.  ELECTION   PETITIONS  Two cases of corruption have been  established at the trial of the North  Waterloo  election  petition.  N   . METHODIST  CONFERENCE  The   Methodist  conference   in   Toronto, was   yesterday   prorogued   after  a  three  week's  session.  BIGAMIST SENTENCED  O'Brien,   the   bigamist,    who   was  some  time since arrested at Portage  la   Prairio  and   brought  to  Toronto,  was yesterday sentenced to five years  .mtrisonment.     He  admitted  at  the  trial  that he had three wives,  DOUBLE   SCULL   RACE  Halifax,  September 23.���������The Lynch  brothers   defeated   Rice   and   Durnam  in the double sculling match at Halifax  yesterday.  CANADIAN   TRADE  The Canadian trade for the month  of August aggregated $3,000,000 more  than -for  the  same  month  last year.  WINNIPEG   WATERWORKS  Winnipeg city council  has rejected  the   offer  of   the   waterworks    bondholders to sell for fifty-five thousand  pounds.  "CONFESSION OF MURDER  Montreal, September 23���������Some lime  ago tho body of a girl named Miroux  _as found ln a quarry off Papln'eau  Road. It was a clear caso of murder  but the detectives were unable to  find any trace of the murderer. Today  a - prisoner ln Montreal jail, named  William Larogue, made a statement  to the effect that a fellow prisoner  had confessed to him that ho had  murdered   the   girl.  THE WORLD MOVES  Chinese  Emperor Dead  BRITISH AT KHYBER PASS  Time   Extended for   Candia^  Germany and Crete  A SHIP AND ALL HANDS LOST  Killed at Uganda���������Aguinaldo's   Representatives���������Ycilow Pond Murder  London, September 23.���������Germany it  is understood will not Interfere' in  Cretan   affairs.  j^o PERU AZY   HESITATES  Estcrhazy's promise to publish all  the facts in the Dreyfus case is not  yet fulfilled.  KILLED AT UC1ANDO  Captal \V, E.Cook, formerly of A  Battery, has been killed iu Ugunda,  Africa.  SHIP   LOST  The French ship La ville de Tapma  has foundered olf Campcrc, sinking  with all hands.  AGUINALDO'S REPRESENTATIVES  Washington, September 23.���������Two  representatives of Aguinaldo havo arrived at San Francisco en route to  Washington.  EXTENDED TIME  London,   September    28.���������-Admiral  Noel   has  extended  tlie  timo  for  the  surrender of the Mussulmans arms in  Candia.  COLONEL  PIQUART  The Parisian   newspapers  denounce  the action of Brishon and Faures in  the case of Colonel Piquart.  KHYBER PASS  London,   Septmber  23.���������Tliere   is   a  growing belief in Indian circles here  that Great Britain will take possession of the Khyber Pass, which is tho  principal northern pass from Afghanistan into India.  IMPERIAL   EDICT  Pekin,  September' 23.���������An   imperial  edict  has  just  been  issued  definitely  announcing-that   the    emperor     of  Cliina has, resigned all power to the  dowager  empress.  EMPEROR REPORTED DEAD  Shang Hai, September 23.���������Local  rumor ��������� is current to tlie effect that  the "emperor .of China is now dead.  There arc no details, but the gates  ot Pekin are closed. '  YELLOW  POND MURDER  Bridgeport,   Conn.,  September  23.���������  Harry Guilford, a son oi N.  Gilford,  was   arrested     yesterday     afternoon  charged  with   the  murder-1 of  Emma  Gill.  GEO GOUIN   BACK  To the Editor of The Herald :  Sir:    As Galileo long ago said, "tbo  world moves."  We'live in an age of stirring events  when more is being accomplished in'  a few mouths than would have taken  centuries to bring about in former  times. The feeling of good will between our people und the Americans  is. all the more noticeable since the  Spanish-American war. It was a  blessed thing that led Great Britain  to throw her influence on the side  of the United States. Tho good feeling thus evokd on both sides has already been productive of tho best results. Out of it has grown the international Quebec conference, whicli it  is hoped will lead to a final settlement  of many questions which until lately  ���������have-alienaieu���������the-two-peoples-who  are after all of one common, sLock.  one origin, one religion, one sentiment substantially.aud whose aim anil  .;future destiny as the Anglo-Saxon  race must of necessity make them  leaders in the van of civilization nnd  Christianity. It is a matter of 1 hank-  fulness that the empire of Great Brilain is devloplng and strengthening  over an area of the globe on which the  sun never sets, and further that Eii������-  bi-i-.U policy and influence are extending over foreign countries, suen ;.s  China. Egypt, and the far east. A  fee'ing of pride and satisfactio-.i must  justly fill the heart of every true British subject at the thought of General  Kitchener's grand victory in the Soudan and his avenging' of the brave  Gordon, who described him tKitch-  ener) as "the most superior of British officers."  Mingled with these feelings comes  one of pity for the little empress of  Austria, one of the^ most gentle and  amiable characters 'of the age, the  victim- of a senseless and horrible as-  sassinaton scheme of Anarchists.  This is but one of the many assassinations the world has witnessed in  recent years, viz: Presidents Lincoln  and Garfield, a .Russian czar, the  Spanish premier, President Carnot of  the French republic. All victims of  a "mental and moral obliquity which  in ages long past brought much mischief and violence in the name,of religion, and which it is the aim of  modern Christian religion to correct  or banish."  The recent appointment of Mr. Curzon. parliamentary secretary of the  foreign office, as viceroy of India���������  in succession to Lord Elgin���������has met  with the entire approval of the leading  British.journals, and deservedly so.  It is'to be hoped that our new governor general the Earl of Minto, will  prove as popular an appointment.  There will be some measure of excitement over the plebiscite vote of  the 29th, but we predict that nothing  practical will come out of the movement for two reasons; first that the  question of temperance has been made  a hobby for party politicians to ride  upon, and secondly that the advocates of prohibition are not agreed  among themselves.  It  is  a  question  if  the  ratepayers  are willing to he taxed eight or ten  i millions  to  make  up   for    the    Iofs  should prohibition carry . Apologizing  . for space.  I Yours truly,  1 (MISS) F. C. STEELE.  The Latest From   Dawson   City���������Some  Interesting Impressions.  George Gouin returned to Calgary  on -Thursday morning after a year's  residence in the greatest mining camp  of the north." His trip evidently  agreed with him. lie" is not tanned  and looks as i������ ho had come from  New York instead of Dawson."  Mr. Gouin left Calgury on August  2nd, 1S97. He had a rough experience on. the trip in. having to abandon a portion of his supplies. On  arriving at Dawson ho secured cm-'  ployment for the winter wnu the N.  A. T. company, who with .tho A. C.  company (both American concerns)  virtually control the meichantiie-bus-  iness-of- Ihe-co un try;  Gouin did a good business in handling  claims for other partios as mining  broker and estate agent. Ho brought  back' a largo collection of nuggets,  somo of which ho washed out himself.  He has some excellent photographs  of Dawson, showing the town of  shacks nnd tents stretching along the  base of the mountain tor miles, with  l.ouselown in Iho distance across tho  mouth  of  the  Klondike.  R. J. Jcphson hail recovered from  a bad attack of dysentery and Wultor  Hooley from an attack of scurvy. Mr.  Jephson is doing well In his profession  ���������surveying. Dr, McDonald Is p-noticing. Price & Curry fot Moosomin)  are living in Dawson and have claims  on Hunker and Bonanza. Major Zach  Wood was scon at Lake Taglslr and  Mr. Ogilvie wns passed going in.  YOUNG MARRIED PEOPLE.  During the summer people poured  in by thousands. lu July the  Mounted Police counted S,400- tents  in Dawson. The main street is probably one of the most crowded in the  world. Thousands of men who had  never seen a mine came in with picks,  shovels and gold pans. Some of them  never moved out side of Dawson.  Others walked to some of lho creeks  and decided they had had enough of  gold   mining.  When any particular coiniiiOi'f.L}!  runs short prices shoot up ,to an enormous - figure. When the saloon  keepers were burned out it was discovered that the town was short on"  nails. Wire nails then sold as high  as $600 a keg���������. "i a pound. Chickens  were an ounce each���������v.u. A meal of  chicken.: and Irish potatoes at a restaurant cost $S. Fresh potatoes are  called "Irish" lo distinguish them  from the evaporated species.  Currency (bills and coin) is known  as "chechawqua" .money, "chechaw-  qua" being tlie local name for tenderfoot, as distinguished -from '"sour  dougi.o     told  timers).  Mr. Gouin agrees ivith other disinterested authorities in describing  the official administration at Dawson  as "rotten.". He regards the looseness with whicli things are run by  the officials as a serious obstacle to  the success of the camp. The hay.  wood, and waterfront privileges have  been disposed of to individuals in a  way that gives them monopolies and  there is naturally much indignation  among the public. Some idea of the  magnitude ot the waterfront privilege may bo had from the fact that  Mr. Gouin had to pay $80 a month  for enough ground to put his oflice  tent on.  Mr. Gouin was ono of the license  commisioncrs appointed .by Mr.fJul-  yca. He says much trouble and uncertainty was caused by Major Walsh  interfering with Mr. Bulyea's management of the liquor system.  As lo the general prospects ot the  tamp, Mr. Gouin believes the country  has not yet been half prospected.  I Ind reds of thousands of dollars were  taken out of hill claims this summer.  Gold was found in gravel near the  tops of mountains. Generally speaking tlie creeks discovered last year  and the year before have not fulfilled  expectations but new streams carrying gold in paying quantities are being discovered at intervals.  - Besides having acquired several  claims   on   the  outlying  creeks,   Mr.  tt I* __. Sail M Intake For Tliem to Bagla  Life Iu tt Boarding Howie.  Kdwnrd \V. Bok, editor of Tho Lnilic-  Homo Journal, always a stnnoh and uncompromising ndvocuto of tho homo, asserts that a homo, however humblo, is ���������  million tlinos bolter plnco for young married couples to livo than Is tho most luxurious hotol or bt-tt boarding houso in thi  land "It Is nlwnys a sad thing," ho says,  ' when a young married couplo begin l'ife  In a boarding house or hotol; sad because  lhey start lifo practically outsido of them-  aclvos. The furnlturo around theni is nol  tlieir own. Tho young wifo may bring  with her all tho trifles eIio chooses. She  may mid a touch of hor own hero and another touch thoro. But tho things In lho  room are not theirs, and sooner or Intoi  she realizes it.  " During tho day tho wlfo Is alono. No  dulii's call her. Nothing Is thero in hoi  life to oxcrciso ber Ingenuity or dovclop  lier womanly talents. Sho cannot pro-  pare any littlo plrusuro for hor young hus-  biuid, for things nro propurad fcr her.  When lier husband loaves her for his oflico,  she (urns back into tho room nnd wonders  what sho can do during tho day; bow sho  will employ herself, whero sho will go.  Thero is nothing in her room to appeal to  her to. stay tliero. No homo duties confront, her fio sbo goes out and shops perhaps for awhile; runs around to hor nioth-  fr's; culls upon, somo friends; goes back  to hor room to prnctico a little, if she ia  musical and has a piano, or, if she is fond  ��������� f books, sho reads Thoro is nothing In  her life���������two-thirds of herself lies dormant. Sho is glad when tho timo comes  I'or her husband to como homo; glad ta  feel thut sho has somo ono lo whom she  run .talk; glad of company. And ho?  What can ho do to express himself to his  young wifo? Nothing around him is his.  tlvorytliing is by lonso his for a timo, for  *.i much money And after he is through  paying I'or it ho loaves it behind. Tbo end  Is tho samo as tho beginning. That is  why bourding houso or hotol lifo is so in-  lui'ious to young married .people. II  ���������Hakes thorn practically homeless."  _.oiig Vacation.  M. D'Artont, who filled moro than on������  Important post under the French government, was a man of easy going disposition, wliich wns takon advuntago of by  thoso subordinate to him. Ho never punished mid rarely reproved, and tho result  wns a lax discipline, notwithstanding the  energy whicli ho infused into his own department through tho'exercise of .liis own  influence and ability..  In "Ln Vio a Paris," VlUcmot' relates  that whon Al. D'Artont was at tho head of  tho ministry of tho interior thero was a  .lurk in tho bureau who could write a ro-  imu'kablc hand with us romnrknblo speed,  anil tho minister always kept him In his  own offices ns private,secretary.  Ono day tho minister missed his secretary and inquired whoro ho was.  " IIo is not horo today. His father ia  _ciul "  '  D'Artont bowed and said nothing. A  "I'oiilh afterward the minister again called  ap the chief und asked him tho same question. "  "lie is not hero, inonsiour," was' th a  ijiswor, "for his father is dead."  Tho  minister  bowed-agaiu  in silence,  .but wont away with a puzzled expression  In his eyes.    Throo wcoks later tho same"  thing happened once moro.    Upon recelv-  ing-tho saino-tinswer.-D'Artout-spoke uf-  rathor shnrply,  " ""lint!" said he. "Ia ho going to stay  twuy from tl/- -&U<o all the whilo bin it,  thar is dead?'"  Another Ill-appointment.  Rich Bachelor���������What a u-omlcrfull)  prosorvoil woman you nro, Miss Elderly.  Miss Elderly���������How dear of you. Pardon tlio blushes, hut I was���������  Rich Bacholor���������I wns���������or���������speculating  as to whothor you might havo a youn'gor  sister.���������Detroit Frco Press.  Rati Both Wars.  "War is horrible!"  "Isn't it? Before a war men toll'ns  what tbey would do In bnttlo, nnd after a  war they toll us whnt they did do."���������Chicago Rt'cord.  It llIacoiiTRged Hlm  "Yor never oomos a-flsliln, no yor?  i'pos_ yor didn't uso to kotch nuthlnf"  "Oh, didn't I! I ketched It 'ot omit  from farver larst tlmo I fell in."���������Ally  Eloper.  IMPERIAL BW  *���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  -   -   -    -   1,200,000  Directors:  H. S. Howland,  President  T.R.Mcrrttl, Vice Pres., (St.Cutharines)  William llnmsny, l.obeit, JatTray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stayner  Elias Rogers.  D. It. Wilkie, General Manager,  BranoheB  North West nnd British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert  V������ncouvei  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  South Edmonton  ���������     ONTARIO.  Essex Niagara Falls   ISt. Ihoma.  Fergus        Port Colborni' rforonto  Gait Rat Portage     j Welland  Ingersoll    Sault St. Marie Woodstock  St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec.  Agents   in   Great   Britain���������Llovd's  Bank,   Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with  whom money may he deposited  for transfer by loiter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  Vork, Bank of Montreal, Bank ol  America; Chicago, First National  Bank;  St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bauk Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Avail  ahle at all points in Canada, United  Kingdom, United States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  Zealand, etc  Gold  Purchased   ,  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted fop at anv of  tho Hudson's Bay Co's Posts ln tho  Yukon ank northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Revelstoke Bran eh  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  AND SC O PACIFIC LINE.  Shortest and  Quickest Route  To Yukou aiul Klondike Gold  Fields.  To Eastprn and European'poihts.  To Pacific Uoast, China, Japau  and Australia. > '  TOURIST  CARS  Pass Itevelstoke daily to St.  Paul, . except Wednesday to  eastern points.  Magnificent sleeping and dining  cars on all trains.  Tickets issued through and  baggage checked to destination.  Daily Trains Leave Revelstoke  Eistbound 7:10 a.m.  Westbound 5:20 p.m.,  Southbound  lor all Kootenav'  points S a.m.  For    information,   time   cards,  maps and,tickets apply.to. J'j.. _  T. XV. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  W.    F.   .A"~i"i~"So>~,   Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nek-on.  ~E. ... CoylI", District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.  ^evelstoKe  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Drs McKechnie   and Jeffs, Attendants.  Dp. JAalloefe  Physician and Surgeon, McKocclo  A venue, Rcvclstoko Station, B. C.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  i!      Material  and Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  If you want employment, or  loikinK for a houso to rent when  you reach Vancouver apply to  The Vancouver Employment  and  House  Renting1 Ageney  XII.    UastlDKs    Street.    West'.  T!?e Revelstoke  Pfeoto Company  Kevelstoke. B. C.  STUDIO: DOUGLASBTRKET.  J. H. Hull  & Company  THE MOLSONS BAKK  Incorporated by Act of FarlUmenl, IBM  Paid up Capital    ���������     32,000,000  Rest Fuqd   ���������    ���������    -    1,500,000  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  XV .Molson Macpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbalr  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  11. Markland Molson  F. Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Maniigni  A. D. Durnford,   Inspector  H, Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts of individual*,firms.  bankers and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposit* at  current rates.  Knglish and American exchange  bought and sold at lowest ratac.  BRANOHEB :  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont.  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg,nnt.  Norwi 'h, Ont."  Simcoe,  Ontario;  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Ont.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, C_._  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJunc'n.Ont  Tceaton, Ont.  Waterloo, Ont  W oodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Vancouver, B, C. r  Revelstoke, B. C.  Victoria, B. C.     Quebec  REVELSTOKE BRANCH :  J.  D. MOLSON, Manager.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  VfETHODIST CHURCH - Rorelatok-.  i'-1 PrpachiDi; sorvicoa at 11 a.m. ,������nd 7:30  p.m. . Uai-s meeting at tho cloao of the  mTniriB service. Sabbath School and Bible  O.-jjb at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer meetlnt,  every w cdn___ay cveninR at 7:30 p.m. Th������"  pub.ic are cordially invited.   Seata tiie.  HEV. 8. J. THOMPSON. Pattor.  f-HURCH OP ENQLAND-St. Peter..  "-' Rcvelrtoke Hours of service: ErenlsB  prayer dnily at 5 o'clock. Friday! at 7:30.  bundaya and Feetivals: Holy Communion at,  a"nJ-t.v,or5,ln8 Pra3-cr at 11. Sunday School"  ������nd Bible Class at 2:30. eveijinft prayer at T:30.  Fim Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  at morning services.  FRANK A'. FORD, Vicar.   '  PRESBYTERIAN   CHUBCH-ReTeletok8.  -1     Ber vice every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 730  p.m.    Bib;e  Clias at   2-JI0   p.m.,  to  which  all aro welcome.   Prayer   meeting at y p.m. ���������  every Wednesday. .  - REV. T. MENZIES, Paator.  UOMAN   CATHOLIC   CHUROH���������Revel-  -1"-   stoke..    Mass   tlrst and third Sundays In  month atl0__ a.m.  J REV. FATHER THAYER.  CALV A.TION ARMY-Meotlngs evtry night  0   in their hail on Front Street.     - -  Loyal Orange  Lodge, No. 1658.  Iteeiil r nifii-gs are held in the-  Oddiu,ii_,.\-_ l.ctll on iho second and  fourth Widucedays of each month  at 7:30 p.m. Visiting brethren  oord'.allv invited.  Dr. T. luffs, -VV. SI.;  T J.' Grahame, Rec Sec.  W.G. Uirncy, Fin. See.;   R. S. Wilson, l'tui.  Court  ML  Becbie,  I.O.F..N0.3461. -  Moets in the Oddfellows' Hall on tha  2nd and 4th Fridays of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to  attend.  J. B. Scott. C. R.  J. L. Smith. R. S.  s  TIME Cr\RD  Subject to chance without notice.  Trains run on Pacific Standard Tina  GOISG WKHT  Sfflnni Leave..  8-36 a  9:38 a  Wla  10:03 "a"  10:18 a  10:33 a  10:50 a  D-ILY OOINO K-taT.  .Kaalo Arrive &M p m,,  ..South Fork... -3:15pm   Sproule's     " -    3:1.1 p m  ...-Whitewater.... .".   ..2:00pm  -TTBear EakeTTT-" 1:48 p"n_T  ...McGuigan....   ���������������      l.SSpra  Cody Junction    "      1:12 pm  tiondon Leave IrCQ p  m  m  m  m Arrivo...  ; cody Line  ____"��������� f- 11:00 a m....Sandon....ATrivo 11:43 a nr  A..:.s. 11:20am ....Cody Leave 11:25am.  ROBKRT. IRVING   ] GEO.F.COPKLAND/  G. F. and P. A.       1       Buperlnten ent  CHOICEST  ,  CISJIRS ,  TOBACCOS  .   CIGARETTES  SOFT DFUJWS  ICE CREAM SODAS  ICE CREAM  Bicycles   Repaired and For Hire.  R. JA. SJWYTtfE  ml6it  THIRD STREET OENTRK.  Batchers    and    Wholesale   and  Rstail Dealers in Dccf. Pork, etc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  All orders in our line promptly  Ulled   If You Want-  PDRE  COWS .MILK-  Guaranteed Unadulterated-  So to TJ_E EUROPE DAIRY  MRS. F. JULIAN.  L. .JI. FRETZ  Contractor and Buildepj  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Ou  eed  ���������Terms Cm EB  ,.vjw...  ,m_n.������iuwyia���������������������"���������'bw^m*^rfjm>V*������ *-V"'������^uy*fjii_������.~������������..i6--������������  "*,1~_' * 3 -i^/wT, "^*-r^4iU M^ Wt^Si^KKSr^Ki!  .;.,y-������   _.-. -*���������^  Artist's  Materials  01 these we have a complete supply ol article* required, such as I'il Colon., llriiihes,  l'.-.le-.to Board;, I'ale'.U- Knives and Oils.  For the Draughtsman  and Architect���������������*������_���������������.  r.vervthlr.i; required in their line will he  found f.-. hi.ml: .-"ucli ns "11 kimli nf drawing  r.ml Tracinc Linen nnd I'ni'Cr _, In'trniiiciils,  Killers, Sonnies, an'1 Colored Drawing Inks.  Mnil orders promptly attended to.  .s'l.'hl l'c": uu l'c in.  THE CANADA DRUG & EOOK  CO., Ltd.  Cm������, R. >icl'o.-._u>. Milliliter.  liuvelsmke Station, It. O.  LOCAL  AND JGEHERAL   HEWS  *��������� 0:30 at lhe Vic. for a sandwich.  .1. A. Mara, of Kamloops, was a  visitor to.town on Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. Hobbs, of Donald,have  been visiting lown this week.  J. Knowle ., left on Sunday evening  for tiie Boundary Creek country.  This season's timothy hay, firs), class  qnalilg. nt close prices at C. 13. 13nine  & Co.'s.  Dr. E. II. S. Maclean and daughter  returned last week from a three  month's holiday trip to the oast.  J. A. Mara was in town from lho  south on Monday. IIo is much impressed wilh tlie signs of progress  visible in Ttevelsloke.  The new C. P. P. workshops are  beginning lo loom up. Another  month will probably see them the  scene of considerable activity.  ���������We wish to call the attention of  our lady readers to the special sale of  veilings afc Mr?. Lawson's new, store,  opposito ihe Cowan block, on Friday.  Messrs. XV. H. Phillips and XV.  Purdy, mining engineers, have opened  an oflice in the Taylor block. Dr.  Cross will also open up an office in the  same block shortly.  The newly opened np extension of  .Mackenzie Avenue v.-ns quite a favorite promenade nn Sunday. It is a fines  road, SO feet wide, and will be a very  fashionable residential quarter.  The unknown man who was struck  by a train on the C.P.R. track near  Savonas on Tuesday last, succumbed  to his injuries on Thursday night at  the Royal Inland hospital,  Kamloops.  A. A. Batters on. formerly of Revelstoke, is now publishing tho Columbia  Couraiit at Kettle Falls. "Wash. The  Herald wishes Mr. Bn tter'son and liis  new paper every success.   .  As will be seen by 'the notes from  our Ferguson co-respondent, A. Monroe has struck the ore body in the  Free Coinage. It was Mr. Monroe  who showed up tho ore in the Silver  Cup in the first place.  R. Marpole, superintendent of the  Pacific division of the C.P.R., will  hereafter "nave for his personal use the  well known private car '��������� Ko. In' heretofore belonging to Manager White,  the latter now has the "Chamberlain'"  at his disposal.���������Kamloops  Standard.  A carload of clean sju'kcd Multiloba  j oats���������prices right���������at C, B. Hume it  I Co.'s.  I ,1. II. Montgomery leaves today inra  week's visit to his property on Keystone li intuit ai n.  Fie--.li butter and eggs 'unpolled  specially for family use at C. B. IInine  i_; Co.'s.  Percy P. Chapman, mniingcr of the  A, McDonald Co., returned ou .Sunday  evening from the south country.  A carload of Ogilvie's flour, a airload nf outs and a carload of liny, just  being unloaded at C. 11. iiu me to Co.'s.  w.-u-.'huiiie.  ���������The uniforms lor the Uille Co.  will be procured just as soon as the  size roll is completed. Mum hers can  have iiieastiri'ini .its taken at James  tiill iV: Co.'s. Thoy will oblige by  culling this week so ns to cause no  delay.  * Put a signal light of youi" business  in llio best paper of tho kind. Keep  tlie light trimmed nml supply it willi  tiie oil of facts and experience ?_ht>ii  its rays will penetrate inlo many an  unlooked for field of trade, and bring  bu-.iiii._-3 results that have been little  anticipated.  Tho i-iaiTi-;Liiidl<-y Co. put on Mr.  Lindley's Klondike play in Tapping's  hall last night with much success as  fnr as the play was concerned, but. the  audience was not up to its usual  standard, while here before. The  atmosphere, foo, in the hail coulil not  help but give one a veiy good idea of  tlie climale in lhe frozen region. The  Lindley Co. will return here in November, whon tliey expect to open  Tapping's big new theatre with a  week's engagement.  Mr. Northey's Reply  To the Iiditor of the HeiM-D.  Sih: Your ar.i.oiiynioiis correspondent "I-ardeau Prospector," is somewhat sarcastic at a newspaper man  daring to offer advice to claim owners  in the Trout Lake district, many of  whom probably never saw a mine in  thoir lives and have'.picked up all they  knew about mineral ledges since tlieir  arrival in Kootenay a fow���������-some of  them very few���������years ago. Yonr  correspondent assumes that a newspaper man can have little or no experience in mining matters, but in  that hu errs. There is no piofession  in the world, apart from practical  mining itself, in whicli an observant  man can learn so much of the science  of mining, theoretically,-ns i.lil.ing a  newspaper in a mining dislrict. The  editor   must  necessarily  have  every  thing explained to litu. and samples  K'.ilimitlfd for inspection before ho  can publish a true an accurate report.  But, although I have lieen editing  newspapers and  locating, examining.  "THE LEAD QUESTION  Hugh Sutherland, who has been  studying the development of the silver  lead ore. mines, says this question has  been overlooked so far by the people  of the east, ''Canada gots the worst  uC the United States duties on this  class of shipments into the United  Slates," ho says, " Tliere is a duty of  a cent and a half a pound on all silver-  lead ore wliich is taken into tho  United Status from British Columbia  for lreal ment. The American smelting companies who export, this lead  bullion to a foreign country get a rebate from tlie United States Government of 90 per cent, of this cent and a  hall". Therefore the Canadian mine  owners are charged a heavy duty for  the privilege of having their ore  treated; yet, as a rule, the lead contents of Bi itish Columbia oro pay all  expenses and leave- the silver contents clear profit. The mining men of  lirilish Columbia aro aroused to a  degree that prompt action is being  taken to remedy this industry. They  have prepared a petition for the enlightenment of the Canadian commissioners at the Quebec conference, requesting them to use tlieir influence  to have this duty removed. Lead  smelling, he says, is very expensive.  If we do smelt our own ore we have  no home market for the lead: and if  we ship it into the States there is two  cents a pound duty on bullion lead to  contend with. Tl-.e government  should establish lead works, liny tlie  lead ore from British Columbia mines,  smelt it and make a market for it.  This would give employment to  thousands of men, and save the .duty  both ways. The lead that is imported  into the country in tho manufactured  state would then be bought in Canada  and manufactured here also. Instead  of bonusing smelters the government  should own the smelters aud refine  the ore at some common point. The  lead industry of Canada'is going to be  so large that if the, government fails  to get duty removed at the Quebec  conference, it should pco in and establish the necessary works for the de-  veloptnentof this industry on a purely Canadian basis. Tbe duty on the  ore now amounts to from $15 to 818  por ton. depending upon tho quantity  of lead it contains."���������B. C. Mining  Critic.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  I>I"I~K Hl'.'DS,  BIRDS, ANIMALS, l~te.,  -reserved   and   Mounted  Third St. East of Schooi'nouse  FOR  FRUIT  C UKKXGROCER  l-"or I're.-ieiilni.' fresh mid good  Vegetables, Canned nnd lirleil rrults.  Biiculis In groat variety.  I.'iirilen Stuffs of nil kinds.  _?���������  ���������*&������������������  Bring  Your  Prescriptions  To  Us  Sick people can't afford  to tuke any ohances when  having |.rei:ri|.lions filled  Wo take particular pride  in keeping ourMook pure  ami iiigiviiigextriicureto  the compounding of prescriptions. There's nothing fanovaboul our prices  ���������ii I'Rir'profit is all -.ve  wau t.  Chas. E. Reid f_ Co.  g@*������>~  ^k  Harvest Home Services  The Harvest Home  Services  of  the  buying, selling and developing  (doing | Mel/hodis|j   c,llu,.h   hM   ];u-   Sl;nd.,v  =THe~piebiscite isTo ITcTfaken on~pro-  hibition tomorrow. Everyone should  exercise his franchise, for unless every  vste is polled the result can not be  said to be the voice of the people. An  idea has noi been current that votes  which are not polled will be counted  as "..Cains.." This is a mistake, its  only voles which are placed in the  ballot box wili be counted.  ���������Dr. Edmonds, dentist, has returned from a sojourn on the coast.  Hi"' many friends are plea������pd to learn  of his success at recent examinations,  und from numerous cnqnirii",������ diiti:ii_t  liis absence we ar*' sure lie will bo  well pa I ionized. XV a won'.'! advi.se  tho.e net-ding his pn.fes.-.ior.:! .-kill to  make tlieir appoint meats at .i- early a  diite a-~ posiil.Ie as he is sine in have  his time occupied.  Frank Lfwis returned'from Revel-  stoku on Monday a-wheel, whither he  had been visiting friends. On the  return trip fiom Calgary north he  mude ]_���������. miles in 8} hours. Ue reports Revelstoke prospering ar.d  miners talking of the Big Bend country nonh of Revelstoke as the Jic>:t  big mining district to open up.���������  South Edmonton Plainuealer.  In answer to a number of letters  written to L. R. Johnson at Vancouver, by the shop boys of Donald in  connection with the property owned,  the matter was talked over by Mr.  Wbyte and the following proposition  extended to the men viz., that the  company will agree to make arrangements with the land commissioner so  that these employees owning property in Donald may procure lots in  Revelstoke at a greatly reduced "al.  and be allowed their own lime by  paying so much a month; and lin-y  also agree not only to transfer the  men's household effects, etc.. free of  charge, but also the housp themselves,  it being understood of course tlmt the  men take down their lion-e . nnd put  them up again in Kevelstoke in their  own time.���������Golden Miner.  my own assessment woi-K, loo.) mineral claims in West Kootenay for the  past eight years, 1 do not pretend lu  style myself an expert. My father  was a mine agent (manager", in Devonshire, and I knew more of practical  mining when 1 left England at 10  veins of age than I do even now.  As for "killing the Lardeau." I  simply meant that the big prices for  mere prospects would prevent, capital  Taking hold and thus develop the  country. I went there to look up one  or two meritorious properties for local  syndicated, but the meritorious claims  were too highly priced i.e.. according  to our Rossland ideas. Prnspert holes  in this camp were belli simiiin-ly "nigh  in the busy  days of lSS.vO,   but   very !  ar.d Monday were very successful  The musical service render&d by the  choir was much appreciated.. An  energetic committee had decorated  the cliurcli very nicely with various  kinds of grains, vegetal'los. fruits and  flowers'. The sermons of lhe Pastor  were also highly spoken of, his subjects Vicing���������"Our Daily Bread"' and  "The Inevitable Harvest."'    The con-  _l_f*1'������i<-'At-iO"���������reSOO_ded���������tO^^lO���������arm^--"-!���������"T -  ! WANT TO  CUSTOMER OF MINE  . az:i>  WEAR MY CLOTHES  THEY ARE THE BEST,  AND. CHEAPEST  IN THE DISTRICT  TAILOR AND CLOTHIER  son,  ss  a  Agent i'or the  Bliekensderfer  Typewriter  X-*E____.Ii__*_Ea I*N"  Gents' Furnishings  Boots, Shoes, Hats, Oaps and  Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and  Fancy Articles, Patent Medicines, Etc.  posa? o*F~*__ricni! STO*Ea*Ei. *e*-*ev-e:__sto."k:"__s _ _3. c.  Dry Goods. Boots and Shoes.  House Furnishings.  Clothing:. Carpets.  Men's Furnishings.  Dry Goods  ���������  l~"~'"~"'v~niT~~ii^l_~*r  In this Department we have Everything you require.  =to=wear l.  For Men, Youth and   Children, in Endless Variety,  We carry the best, largest, aud most complete range of Keady-lo-  Wear Clothing to be seen in this part of British Columbia, and can  sell it to you at very reasonable rates, for the simple reason that  we handle a very largo quantity of the best lines of Ready-lo-Wear  Clothing in Canada.  "We can also show you a Full  Range of Now Fall and   Winter  Custom Samples and can take your measure,  guarantee your fit  and satisfaction at prices for Made-lo-Order Clothing that  tiro  remarkably low. " ;  Our new lines of Mackinaw and Winter Outfits are unsurpasced.  s and -Caps.  We have just opened a splendid lot.  Why Pay Rent.  When you can own a home  of your own ?  If you will Have, say, live to len dollars per  mon Hi on our accumulative system for a lew  years, yon will then ho in a position to buy or  build a homo of your own.  lly tiiliini; shares In lhis companv, persons ol  iiiiii.orato means are enabled to participate la  the profits enjoyed by tlm company.  Tliu savim; of nioiii'v is like the saving ol  tline. It' done ut nllj It must bo done systematically.  Safety Is u most Important consideration  when making nn investment. This is n perfect .system of co-nperalive savings, and tho  safest plan aver offered for accumulating small'  holdings tt ml loaning it to members on real  estr.to security.  Loans...  Loans arc made on the sccuritv of improvoil  real estate without dolav, RO per cent, of tha  appraised cash value being advanced.  l'-co"3 payments ol principal may bo made  with any monthly payment.  B. C. Permanent Loan  ���������..& Savings Company. ^  lOaulm  V. B-Kkii, Agent,  MoTCenzlc. Ave.. Kcvulstoku Station  For Sale  1.���������i"iisi!ie_>s lots on Campbell Avenue. A  snap for easli.  "!.���������.". lm In the centre of the business part ol  Miickon.-.te Arciiiie. ?S00 In cash and liable to  go up i'i piire before long.  3.���������liusinebs lots,._) foot front, on First St.,  between the two banks. Somo ol the choicest  huslncss property on tbe market.  ���������I.���������Four low at thu corner of Third Street  and Campbell jlve-.me���������.ikooiI location.  5.���������Two lots nearly opposito Samson's residence on Tnlrd Street, .150 each. Nice lots  and a bargain for residential purposes.  f..���������A large frame two-storey residence, just  erected on Second Street, two minutes walk  from C.P.It. Koiinilliouse, plastered insido,  fence, verandah.   Trice SI.SOO, on easv terms.  7.���������Corner lot, next Kevelstoke rostofllce,  Tront SI root,   ~ft.~0ca.di.   A bargain.  8.���������Two-iMoiui'il xliaek In ronton First street, -  neai" our oflice.   fii per month.  Straight loans on real property round tho  centre of the business part of the upper town.  Ko red tape, formalities or delay.  Apply to  Grogan & Co.  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie Avenue.  Painter and  . Decorator -  First Street East. Ravelstoke Station  Graining, I'ipor Hanging, Hard Wood Finishing, House P.'.inling in nil  Branc.he.i,  Carriage Painting, Glazing, Ac.  fow changed   hands  except   by being I ���������  I the reduction of the church debt to  the amount of $221, which amount  will be supplemented by other donation's that have b^en kindly promised,  which will probably brir.^ th-* total  up to $250. The T__ndie~' Aid entertained t be congregation on Monday evening fo a fr<-e social tea.    A  short  pro-  ���������! gramme was i-c-nderod.    Mr.  A.  Sul.i-  an sang  a veiy   fine   song.  re-located.  The   consensus   of   opinion   among j Al,rh;e. M.-.txhew. rendered ;i rounh:  that shaft i  mining men is mat snalti make a l  mine, tunnel-" do imt. If the 'irr. at '  Xorll.ern had been worked by .h.ift>-"l  there :������ gr.-aj. -probability thnt the  pi-i*>"<t >(ei-.e"'wf de.olntiim. nf caved-in  iiimels iiiul diimps of low grade ote.  lhe piopeity. would loii.iy li-ivc- bi it.  the senile oC;.bi.slIii,g activity with  ton. nf. hipping oie uii lho dump. It  has been th." rule, almost without  e..c~"ilii.n, in Trail Creek Unit, the oriole his improved in qu.ility ns well as  eiu.'intity with' depth, and I believe I  iii.-iy pn'.nt to Lhe Silver Cup as an  instance���������the only inst-'ince in which  it h.is been tested���������in tin.- Trout Lake  f.inip. At or n.ar the surface tbe  Silver Cup vein inns but ten- inches!  Iwide ami can-icd very .ill le gold.  It, i:.ii������t have !ie<m a mistake if I .".aid  that the Silver Queen should he  worked by __h_.fr.. I have not Kot the  article Lyme and do not remember  exactly what I did say at the time.  But the Silver Queen is, and rightly,  too, a tunnel proposition, iilthou^'n I  have no doubt that if a winze were  Siiiuk, say 100 feet from llie present  level, much richer r.r->> would b" .'omul.  I do not t.hi'.ik it iimil'l rcijiiin- many  lessons for " I_ii-li'.iu Pi .-.pcclor " lo  In- able to ism a newspaper to Miit Uie  l.'.s.e of (he pro-pecli-ir portion of the  co .imniiiiy.luit.iiiiiforliu'.'ilf'Iy in news-  p.iper ttork tlm dillit-uUy is to b"  i.i iitiifu! without sl'.-ppiiig on itimc-  body's toi--. If I madv-rti-iiliy trod  on the corns of any I.aideaii prospector I will'i"oadily apologize.  YoiiiB truly,  R. W. Northey.  "   Rowland, Sept. 2-1 th, 189S.  The F. 1'.. Piper Co. have nov." on hand  Fii-i fjliiis lirick at right prices.  0  Intending builders   would do well to  call ami examine. ~  Brick vard just north of the Gun Club  grounds.  >fal! orders promptly attended to.  ���������       ���������-- ]Tr-ices"ffn-j_^i~^~alion"~    '  The F. E. Piper Co.,  Revelstoke,  B. C.  Master  of  violin selections in a v>ry creditable  mil ii-!". Tlio .o _-i.oh'M'.d the young  artist predict, for hiin a brilliant  career. Mis.i T_aura Cnii, of Winnipeg, and Master Charlie D'~nt sancf a  duet. "I'll toil papa nn ynu.'' K^v.  Mr. Menzie-; of th . Prr-.l-yterinii  church, was pre ion", and in :i very I  .p!en.-ii-.g way . convr-yi_.fi the good '  v.isl.is of his congregation for the  Methodist church, and i-nllfil on a!|  present Io be giateful for the liarv.-it,  sn bountiful and plent.'on?,. of the  year. After o pleasant, hour in discussing the (rood things provided by  the ladies, the social came to nn end.  Everyone piesent exprt"-sed ,. th^in-  s-r-IvesrHs well pleased with the I'.ir-  Y..'.it Homo of 1303.  Selling Out  at Nearly  Cost I  Having sold our business to  y.fi^-f. f,'ti, p.ell A Co., of  End-T*/y. H. tl., who will take  pj_.-_e>_.io!i j-,n Oct. loth, we will  -el! uii'l! time tint. ������ur fntlre  stock nf '.-..ceritrs Flour,-Pro-  vi*:on'-..,-!.-.. at almoit eoiit.  Hutchison  & Co.  rn.:.'!  "r.!.:..������7'.i_i~.  w,  vVi~  &  Hotel  se  Co,  We have decided to sell  out gup entire stock of  Groceries, Provisions,  Etc., and are offering" a  reduction of IO per cent  on all casli sales of SI  and over. We have  ���������closed, all credit accts.'  -j. .in., ml. tf.i .i.ib.i. iii. ...............................im.Bt...m....... s. CB������ia:i.i..ii!:B..m:iti.tiE....i.i.i..s������k..<iuiit..rj.  For Next Week Only, to make room for new goods, we will  give io Per Cent, off oil on Stoves.  The lines comprise Cooking Stoves', Steel Rangc~,'C.'ist Range.1".  Coal Mealing Stoves, Wuo.l Heating Slows. Box Stoves, all of  the best makers of Canada, Oiirno}', Stewart and Coop.  Kfttiniite-i given on fiirnnres.  W. M." LAWRENCE  ��������� ttJI-ltfillt~lllt*|->~lt3n  Hardware and Tinsmithlng.     E  (. _iiM#BMiiit������itt������i������iiriB--i._i������ii-������t<tiJittitiii#tiii_-iii--cit-~iilii������iitii������i<iilt<������ei:Jti[iiii_jif3  irergiason  I......1J.) !..������.������.....,*............ .,,,,,1.,l,t,^tP/t  Fereu- or., ?,. C���������"rho C-ntro      ������S  Accommodation at the F.xhibition  Parties attending the JNew Westminster' Exhibition if unable to get  accommodation at New Westminster  can do so with little difficulty in Vancouver. In order to facilitate the  movement to nnd from the oath ihi  lion tlie C-inadi.-m Pacific Ity. will run  seven fn=t trains in each direction between V-incouvcr and 2vew Wcitinin-  sl i'i". I lie run to occupy less than one  h nn- in each diiection. with a fifty  cent fare for the round trip: this rate  being available from Vancouver and  from New Westrninstor.  BIRTHS  Allen"���������Al Kevelstoke, on Wednesday, September Kill, the wifo of O.  II. Allen, of a son.  <������ or tt-.c Lare^au .Minna ���������!>������  '7%'K ".:"-J.���������*'.'''-���������".:.;".���������'**���������:.>*������ri?<*J".������������i>������������ .\3  C rm <~>   .       . &7j>  *=&      Plcr-t     f:rfi-.m,-nr-.Aa*:r\r.      _____  Best   Accommodation  in the   Lardeau  M        Rate  i.  Dave  :.,,,.e.t...f.if ���������,9,���������;���������,*.tM.t. fifl  S2.00   Per Day.        j?2  Ferguson,   Prop.       55,  Musical  Instruments  '"'���������"I arf requested to look over my  ������('I*-f| St.H-k* ..f    VIOLrSf-.OPITAItH    M-WDOLIN*"?      linKN'IvK'S   MOIiTIf OltOANd   STI'.INfJSand Af'ESBOKIiy....  j\n ex.'ullont Mtoclc ut Imv  prices.  Tolmncns, Olgars......ft Uefreshlng Orinl 1,  Stiitioiiiry, Ni.vcN, .inpani'se Curio", Kte.  Chas. J. Aman  Ffell-L TQ THE BOORS j  j^ ������������������������������������--JMucas^y  - That  is   the   condition of our store on Front Street.  V/e have a good stock of Men's Fine Fall and Winter  Clothing.     Boot3   and   Shoes, lhe best on the market.  Groceries, Flour, Provisions, Vegetables, Etc. ~>j$&  SHERIFF'S SALE.  By virtue of a writ of execution issued out of  the Small llebts Court of Kootenav, holden at  Sandon on the ICth day of March, A. D. 1898, in  an action wherein Sloan llrothers were plaintiffs and Lewis Thompson, defendant, In. tho '  Hum of .T-S0.S1 ami costs, c-l.'.., uud ol a warrant  of execution issued out of the same Court on  the ..imc date, in an nelicn wherein glean  Uroilii-rs were plnlntlfN nnd Ifarrv Carter defendant, in the sum of $7S.70 nnd crisis, etc.,and  of a wiirrani, of execution issued out of tho  Cnuiitv Court of Kootenay, holden at Kerel-  stolte wlieruln Iru W. lllnclt was plaintiff and  ll.irry Carter defendant in the sum of 121.95  and costs, etc.. and a warrant of execution  issued out of (he same Court wherein-Pitts  ltros. wen: plaintiff- and' llarrv Carter defendant in the sum of $:~0.__ for rtit.t and costs, I  have seized the following property named below, uud shall'sell the respective interoats of  tiie defendants In the said propcrtv'bv public -  auction on the 1st dav o: October, isCR, at 2  o'clock in the i-ftnrnooii or so much thereof aa  will snllsv th". said judgment debts, costs. Interests,. Sheriffs fees, poundage, etc., etc., unless the ainouutb are sooner paid. ;  - C. I". Shaw.  "   Deputy. Sheriff.  Tlie Iuterc������t of Lewis Thompson In the Allowing:  The Mineral claim " Silver Butte," adloinlnz  the Silver Chief, Trout Lakc'DiMri.-t.  One-half interest in the Black Oiamond No.  3, at lhc head uf Silver Tip Creek, Trout Lake.  Distiict.  Thu Interest of llarrv Carter in tho following:  Tlie Minernl Claim "Silver Slipper," at the  head of Galena Creek. Troul Lake Dislrict.  The whole interest of Harry Carter anil  Lewis Tiiuinpsi.il In Uie "Big Five" Group in  the Trout Lake District.  .   . Notice. ���������   _  Notice Is'hcreby Riven that two months after  date the Sun.-liini', Limited, a enmpanv inror-  i.oriitcd under HicKiirUsIi Companies Acts and '  licensed to carry on business in the Province  of British Columbia, intends to applv to tho  Chief Commissioner t)f Lands and W'orks for  -permis!Hioii-lo-pitii-lii-.su~17.-i:t-(Kevuiiteen-a_d-  1:"-]"." acres of bind siluatc.il in Kootenay District, cnmm.in.'iiifj ut, a post marked "Initial  Pout ~~i.."(h West corner Siiiislilna Limited" ad-  .loiniiiK the cast Bide line of the Huron Mineral  Claim (Trout Lake -finin(; Division) ut a point  190 feel from the north east corner of such  claims, thence north M iIcr. cast for 030 feet  thenee south TO deg. TO mill, east for 1101.2 feet  thence south 0!" dei;. 'il min. west for 4.W.8 feet,  thence north-10 de;t. 53 111I11. west for 1351 leot, ���������  conlainiiiK 17.1.1 ucrcs mora or less.  SUXdlllSKLLMlTKI),  1~1 lOAi--. ItKXNCTT.  Ueneral Managoi  July &'., lt>:.'3.  Notice  Notice is hereby given that I have applied to  the Tlonorab!..' tho Chief Commissioner of  Lands ami Works for 11 special Ilfcnsc to cut  nnd carry nv-ay timber from the following described lands, situate in the district of Went  Kootenay: On the east side of Upper Arrow  Late nt Galena Buy, about seven miles southeast of Arrowhead, commencing at a post  marked "(',. H. M. SAV. corner," about 'X chaim  west of Deep Creek and about-Ml chains from  its mouth, 11: mi I lift north 81) chains, thence  Hart CO chainc, thence lonth SO chains, thence  eint inehalns, thence south -lO-chninH, thence  wen SO chiilns, tlience north .0 chains, thenco  west -10 chains lo the point of commencement.  Ceo. fi. McCahteb.  Kevelstoke, B. C, August ii-lnl, lt!9S.  Transfer of License.  Take notice that v.o, the undersigned, Intend  SO days after dcte, 10 iipi.ly 10 the Stipendiary  Magistrate for Kevelstoke riding West Kootenav for a transfer of licence from Cunningham  it Belivay, of the llueeu's hotel, to XV. Trice.  Cunningham & Belwav.  Comaplix, Sept. 9th, 1858. 67  Fallis Bros.  Light.  Transferring"  and Carting  ������W-Tclephone vour orders to W.M. Lawrence  ii-ia lhey will be "promptly attended to.  Robert Fleming  Application for Transfer.  Take notice that the undersigned, 30 daya  after date, intend to applv to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for the Kevelstoke riding of West  Rootenay, for a transfer of the hotel license for  the sale of liquor by retail, now held by John  II. Skogstroin to the names of XV. J. White and Ji  J.A.Emerson. ,   *  WHITE i EMERSON.  .   Dated at Albert Canyon this 2nd day of Sept.  1898. 'sept7 lm  Liquor License  Take notice, that I, the undersigned, Intend  to apply 30 days after date to the Stipendiary  Magistrate of the Rovelstoko Riding of West  Kootenay for a license to sell liquor by retail  at my hotel, situate on the Waverley waggon  road, ten miles north of jVlbert Canvon.  ROBERT PATTERSON.  Revelstoko, August 1st, 1898.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie Ave.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer ia Furniture.  Notice  Notice is hereby given thai I have applied to  the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Landrf and Works for a special license to cut  aud carry away timber from the following do-  scribed lands, situate in the district of west  Kootenav: On the cast side of Upper Arrow  Lake at Galena Bay, about seven miles southeast of Arrowhead, commencing at a post at  the northwest corner, about five chains southeast of the mouth of Deep Creek and marked  "C. II. M. _~.~~~. Post," tlience running south  J2.~i chains, thence cast SO chains, thence north  12" chains, thence west 80 chains to point of  commencement.  _       .      ^ _.     . C. IT. MAC_STOSH.  Holland, B. C, August 23r,d, 1898,

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