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 4  f\  //  "* A.    J"}j~-1?~ "������<.������<���������-_2������������ C, - iftr "f  tf *     *>**   (J*  /  ;/..-fX.-#*-V--^-^'\  -ISSTJE3D   TWIOE-A-WEBZ ��������� "WttJDTST'EiSJDjb.'YS    -A-HSTID    S.A.TTT:R,:D.A.Y������5-  Vol. II.    No. 79  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29,1898.  _+. '    i      .        : . ��������� ��������� ��������� '     '  $2 OO a  Year in Advance.  Hudson's Bay  Company  ("tCCORrOIUTKD 1670  Thy . Moft ^t-p-to-Date  Outfitters  in Western Canada.  IntMiding Prospectors should write us  for on. of our new Folders, whicli  contains an excellent Map and an  estimate of the probable cost of a  complete outfit for the Gold Fields.  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  Cataaar, Feb. 1  1898.  S5S_B5e_?gSgS8gS__2SggS!?gy .  Haig  &  Crage  Notaries Public,"  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Solicitor for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Taylor Block, McKenxle Ave, ItcvelitoKC Sta.  Monev to Loan.  W. White. Q.C. -   J. M.Scott, B.A..LI..B.  F. L. Gwilllm.  HARVEY   &   M-CARTER,"  Barristers",   Soiicitor_JrEt������     ���������"  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:   Molsons Bank Block.  First Street.   Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  ROBERT SAMSON  - Wood Deaier and Drayman.  Draying and del I very work a ipcria'ty. Teams  'ajwav* readv on shortest notice. Contract- for  ' Jobbing taken.   BBt~.Xg.eTit for the Standard  Oil Companv.   -  DENTISTRY  -    DR.   EDMONDS,  (Successor to Dr. Mathison.)  Teeth extra-led painless.   Dentistry in all iti  branches.    Office- over- the.Canada Drug &  Book Co.s' store. - ~ ���������,  j - ,  - -'    '' -">".- >  DRESSMAKING  MRS. TEMPLE. .....'  (Formerly of Toronto.)       -���������    .  Opposite Mol-ons Bank. First Street.  Dressmaking In all its branches.   Tailor-made  costumes a specialty.  A good Singer Sewing machine for sale cheap.  REMEMBER-.  FRIDAY  BARGAIN DAY  M. K. LAWSON'S  Opposite Co-wan Block.  Tea will be served every Friday, Bargain  Day, from four to six.  C. B. Hume  &Co.  STOVES  Air Tight  Heaters  21,' 22, 23, 24 inch  Box Stoves  IS, 22. 25. 28, 30, 30 inches  Cook Stoves  $7, $8. $9 $io,  with or without extensions or ranges  c "     '  Parlor Stoves  ' .' .   Base Burner-.   ���������-, -        -  .  G limey's Self Feeders  Cut Nails  ALL SIZES  WireNaiiSt  Great  Departmental  Bourne  Plain every day  talk ___������_____-__  Thafs best for us and you when  we come to talk business.  We do Ir.isinesR in a business like way.  -" . credit you with common sense and'  treat you as-if yon possessed it.  .'We   helieve  you    will     purchase  where yon can piu-c-hiise best. ��������� We  are   continu.-illy   trying , to " make  this the best place ;   tell us if we  , haven't  succeedi'd   in   your case.  Our way is wide, plain and straight,  forward dealing, a quiet  indisputable   sta'.enient    of  facts   in our  ailvei-Msing. hacked  up. by brain,  . ' energy and capital steadily gaining  , the confidence of tho people.   Our  ' - business is' established on  honest  - principles;'-we  make  friends'by  truthful statements, and wu always  . give VALUE RECEIVED to every  -- ^customer'.-   *  .-   *-���������_,-*   i    ���������-."'  Clothing  Clothings  ALL SIZES  Finishing* Nails  ft-g/Q-  JU  TRY OUR       'l  Norwegian  Emulsion  Of Cod Liver Oil  An elegantcomblnation  most pleasantly flavored  and agreeable to the taste  Contains SO per cent, of  purest Norwegian Cod  Liver Oil.    ,,  Bring  Your  Prescriptions  To  Us  Chas. E. Reid & Co.  "I  ~6*������>'  ALL SIZES  Villa Locks  Insido Door Sets.  Outside Door Sets.  Rim and  Mortise Locks  ALL KINDS  Hammers  Disston Saws  Planes, All Kinds  Claw and Lathing Hatchets  |C___3-X������������__EX?_������S%____ES*-X-i.-iX^  g   . Louisville Restaurant .   8  opposite Coursicr's.     < 3  Meals served at nil hours, dny   g  or night. . g  Anton! ReBochcl, Proprietor.      B  gll������Sl_-tBgg*3g������_a������3__������S������3-)_ag  Tar Paper  Building  Paper  WHITE     LEAD.     PAINTS     AND  PAINT BRUSHES. BOILED  AND RAW OIL  and many olher lines which  Builders  tnay want.  During the coming week special  prices will be given upon all the above  lines.  THE HOLY MOSES GROUP  SITUATED ABOUT NINE  MILES  FROM FERGUSON  50 FOOT TUNNEL AND CROSSCUT  Short but to the point���������There's news  ��������� to-day ceir.cerning offers in Mens'  anti Boys' Clothing and Furnishings, which deserves more  news-  *~paper space lhat il will get. ' It  will prove'pi'ofitalile reading. This  is thi" time of year you need a new  suit, new underwear, in-fact anew  outfit.     The   selection     of   these  ' goods is prominently  important,  namely,   pi ice   and   value.       We  ~���������baveestablished-a-reputation-for  our Clothing on its merits and low  prices.    This season we intend not  . only to retain that reputation, but  tei make a new record.     We will  ' sell onr clothing at such low figures  there will not be any need of our  advertising them in the paper; the  prices will sell the goods."  Boots and Shoes  galore  At the lowest prices ever offered to  Revelstokcrs. Genuine Bargains,  Biggest Value for your money.  Working men will do well to visit  our store and examine the goods  unci the prices.  For the rainy  ���������weather  See  that you are prepared.  Rubbers  Rubbers  To open the season with in this important department we have just  received 50 cases of mens', women's  and c-hildrens' rubbers, the best  quality, (Granby) and we will offer  "   iheni at extraordinary low prices.  Remember  Every item in this column means  greater values and better bargains  than you ever got before. These  arc golden opportunities for those  who rise with the sun. Will you  be one to take advantage of thetn.  Mail Orders Carefully filled.  Exposing a Twnety, Foot Ledge Well  Mineralized���������Splendid" Results from  Assays���������Timber and Water Plentiful  ���������Transportation as'-Good as Possible  Without a Railroad;  This property consists of four claims  named th'e Holy Meises, W. & JC. Pilot  Knob and Bald Knnhher, and is owned  by tho Lrtitleaii'Mining and Development Co, of Re'velstuke, ,B.O. Itis  sil uated on the well-known Home  ledge about nine miles from Ferguson.  There is good' communication by,  wagon road .froin this point to Thomson's Landing and there is a good trail  over the last nine )mih-s to the property. The lead isknown as a contact  vein lying between lime and talcuse  schist, both being dyk.s and showing  for a distance of over ten miles. There  are also two other parallel ledges, one  of which ..measure's frdtu 30 to 40 feet  in width. A ensiderabie sum of money  has been expended on'the property  and o tunnel run in'em the property  for a distance of about 50 feet, with a  crosscut at the end,'."exposing twenty  feet of a ledge, .heavily mineralized.  This ledge is about;35 feet wide at the  surface with heavy iron capping, the  main drive 'beiiig .in. quartz, well  mineralized and * showing several  stringers nf clean galena from half an  inch to 8 inches inwidth. The crosscut runs almost entirely in carbonates.  Several assays.", .have heen made  resulting as, follow*:/. Silver, 70.5  ounces, 50 per.cent, lewd.* and 5$'per  cent, 'copper���������^iilvei'.^S0r. ounces���������silver  1.297"omices.~08.0''per. centr*.lead".iind  2 0 per cent."copper���������silver G7._ounces,-  20 per. cent.' lead - nnil 4.7 per cent,  copper. The last, nieiitioned was  taken from a general assay of the  carbonates. These properties arc well  supplied with timber and water and  are amongst the most promising in  the Lnreleau'district.  Tlie company owning tbe "above-  properties are registered nt Victoria,  B.C., under the laws of British Columbia, "the date of registration being  August, 26th. 1S06. No'stock has been  placed upon the market, the", original  owners being the sole shareholders.  C.B, Hume &_ Co.  Bourne Bros.  Jane Coombs in Bleak House  There are plays that 'elevate the  stage, and actresses who adorn the  dramatic- profession with a fame thnt  is imperishable. Among'the -former  is Charles Dickens' dramatized "Bleak  House," Among tho latter, none  shine with more resplendent lustre  than Miss Jane Coombs, whose matchless interpretations of Lady Dedlock  and Hovtense nve world renowned.  This grand play will be presented here  with this great actress on Nov. 5t.h.  This will be the first dramatization of  Dickens presented in years, .with one  of the most cultured and gifted intur-  protators of female characters upon  the American stage. The friends of  standard drama and citizens generally  are called on to lend .encouragement  to this praise worthy enterprise of  giving adequate performances of the  greatest dramas with the greatest  actresses of our time. Every college  or high school student and every  young man of culture in our city  should read " Bleak Houso" and then  see Jliss Jane Cotinihs in her wonderful creations of Lady Dedlock and  Hortense, supported hy her magnificent company.  THE GENERAL ELECTIONS  THOUGHT BY THE LA MINERVE  ORGAN TO BE NEAR  DISSOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT  And the Grand Old Party to Again  Hold the Reins of Power���������Reciprocity  a, Failure���������The Present Government  Practically Walking in the Same  Path Worked Out by Conservatives  Montreal, Oct. 2t.-���������La'Minerve,  the firench Conservative organ of the  district -of Montreal, says that for  anyone viewing the political horizou  from a serious point of view, there are  evident signs approaching of a dissolution of parliament anel general  elections. There is among the Liberal  organizer much more activity than  the" few * approaching bye-elections  seem to call for.' " The authorities at  Ottawa are pressing for the return of  provi nt-ial voters' lists corrected np to  date. Tbe members of the Federal  cabinet do not seem to take more  trouble about the next session thnn if  it was not 'to take place before the  elections,. contracts being liberally  awarded, and. banquets and political  visits are tho order of the day." Moreover the men in power know that  prosperous communities are well  disposed towards those who govern  for the moment and 'the benefits of  Conservative policy during a period of  18 years being, now reaped by the  people, the time would seem to be  well.chosen to take advantage of the  prosperity due to the politicians previously in peiwer. "On the other hand,  failure to obtain'.reciprocity and the  determination of Hon. Clifford Sifton  lo wt.ick to his seat in the cabinet, leads  some ministers not to favor- the elections.- -" On *__-_--vrhol������i'---the.-rMinerytf  conies to the conclusion that whatever  may Mie" the issue preparations' are  heing made as if the elections wero a  decided thing and the. Conservatives  should prepare their batteries.  $5 Reward.  LOST���������A gold ring, set with three torquolse  stones. The above reward will be paid for its  return to J. V. Perks, Mining Exchange. Intrinsic value Bmall.  A. N. Smith.  Baker and Confectioner.  Wedding cakes to the Queen's twtc. -  MR. MACKINTOSH  . IS THE MAN  Golden Miner:���������It is,on~the cards  lhat at the next Dominion . general  election the Hon. C. H. .Mackintosh,  the managing director of tho British  American Corporation at Rossland,  will be a candidate for political honors.  If he does come forward, and it is to  He~hoped~lie"wilir~thero will "be a fol^  midable candidate in the field against  the' present sitting member, Mr.  Hewitt Bostock. It is about time he  went, as his services have been of little  use to the constituency. He possesses  girts which are neither rich nor rare,  and it is surprising how he managed  to got M,P. after his name.  Mr. Bostock as a distinct personality  has been a dismal failure in- his political aspirations. He was "boosted" into tlie political arena with no better  qualities than unlimited means, and  this, some are cruel enough to say,  was the sole reason for his now holding a seat in Parliament. But his days  as a Parliamentarian are numbered,  for the* time has come, it appears to us,  when his money influence must be  throttled. In Golden wo are not, unfortunately, beyond his "money influence" power, but the edict has gone  forth that we will have no more of  Mr. Bostock or his fll.tby. lucre. The  better disposed class 'of British Columbians are growing tired of being  made to stand aside to make room for  those who control the actions of "The  Almighty Dollar."  By the time the general election  arrives tliere will bo a big- cry for  additional representation by the  people of British Columbia in the  Dominion House. There should be at  least treble the present representation.  The province is entitled to it on  account of its revenue, population, or  upon whatever basis equitable rcprc?  seutation is granted. It is within  measurable distance when this Province will be the wealthiest and most  important one in the Douiinioii*.itdeies  not require a prophet or a son of a  prophet to predict this event, which is  an accepted fact by those who are in a  position to he responsible judges of the  situation.  In the meantime, however, and  pending this increase of'membors. it is  of the most vital importane'ethat these  l-epreseutatlvos which we are allowed  should be men-capable of representing  us in satisfactory manner���������and Hon.  C. B. Mackintosh-is one of those- mem  MINING IN THE LARDEAU  THE OLD GOLD PLACER MINING  COMPANY AT WORK  SILVER QUEEN AND SILVER KING  Owned by the Above Company are  Showing Up Well���������Big Showings  and a Great Deal of Development  Work Done ��������� Union Jack Group  Bonded���������Plenty of Ore in the Towser  Ferguson-, Oct. 27.���������J. W. Westf.ill,  Supt. of "The Old Gold Quartz  anel Placer Mining Co.," has just come  in from the properties which arc situated on tho north fork of the Lai-de.iu.  He is well pleased with the property  and intends pushing development  work. J. W. Westfall has gone about  it in a systematic way by pi-ospecting  the lode, stripping and sinking at  different points. A shaft has been  sunk on the Silver Queen and finds  the lode in place, about seven feet in  size with a pay streak of 18 inches of  nearly clean ore anil five feet, of concentrating ore. A shipment is now  on the way for a smelter test. In  addition ' to the above," a working  tunnel has been started on the Silver  King 2,000 feet below in the-timber.  There is a double shift at work. The  tunnel is in 125 feet and another contract has been let for the winter to  continue the crosscut until the lode ib  encountered at greater ��������� depth,' then  to drive on the lode. All the neces  sai-y buildings nre erected and tlie  supplies are now being" taken in fen-  the winter so as not to delay work in  the early spring in case of a deep snow  fall.. Mr. Westfall seiys the company  intends shipping ore from the_ shaft  above unless it is struck in the tunnel,  just ns soon as the wagon road is cpm-  "pleted;~whieh*he_. "hope _,' will-* be ' early  next snmtner. He is so impressed with  the present outlook that he personally  purchased 'a large block of the treasury stock as the promoter's' stock is  pooled. Assays of the Old Gold Quartz  and Placer Mining Co. run ,from $104  to $1,206 to the ton, carrying gold,  copper silver and lead. This same  company owns sever .I good properties  in the lower country which aie being  worked continually. Mr. Westfall  is also supei iutendent of the  Primrose Gold Milling Co. which  property adjoins tbe Old Gold Quartz,  and report* this property looking well.  Development is being pushed and a  -warking_tiinneLhas_.been_sta_t_d.on  the lode, and is now in 60 feet and  will continue working all winter, the  necessary huildiugs and provisions  being already on the ground ar.d work  will be pushed as rapidly a.s men can  do it. This property lies southeast of  the O.G.T. and these two, together  with the" Black Diamond Group and  th" Duncan Mining Co.'s pioperty are  all on the same mineral run, all of  which have every appearance of being  the Le Itoi of the Lardeau and Trout  Lake districts.  J. C. Kirkpatrick has leturned from  Rossland and has been successful iu  placing the Union-Jack- group, situated on lhe south fork of the Lnrdean.  about two and a half uiil.s from  Ferguson.  Walter Edwards, the well known  cook nt thu Silver Cup, ha* st-irte-d for  the eld country. Walter intends to  return in the. spring, but not alone.  Wm. Johnson hns gone up to get  out the shipment of ore for the Old  Gold Quartz and Placer Mining Co.  Work is being pushed on tbe Nettie  L. owned by the Great Western  Mining Co. Everyone is anxiously  waiting for the report of the contractors aa to if any ore is insight.  Ore has been strockcon the Towser,  and the owners, Meefii-s. Ferguson to  Knowles, aro about to let another  contract.  S. A. Sutherland took a trip out to  Revelstoke on business.  Messrs. Armstrong and Penlersen  have taken a contract on the Old Gold  Quartz and Placer Mining Co.'s. property of 100 feet, and 50 feet or mure'ou  the Primrose property.  Messrs. T. G. Davey and F. Traynor  have struck ore on the claim adjoining  the Gold 8ug,e_o the south fork.  The-owners of the Gold Bug. situated at Seven Mile, on the south fork,  about thiee miles from Fciguson, is  under a bond. The terms are $15,000  in six months,, balance $15,000 in 12  months.lwith tho parties agreeing to  spend $2,000'in development.  If more of the prospectors would  take such offers they would get a  chance to see their properties developed and then reap their hai-vest. The  time for large cash payments down is  over and nothing but first-class properties aro being touched..  WORK  ON THE ETHEL  COMMONWEALTH CO. PUSHING  DEVELOPMENT  THE   ORE   IMMENSELY   RICH  Thirteen Men Employed���������Suitable Build-'  ings    Erected���������Two" Tunnels   Being:  Driven ��������� Extraordinary    Assays    in- *,_*  Silver,    Gold   and -" Copper���������Common--    J-  wcalth Stock a Good  Investment  Since acquit ing the  Ethel  group at  -   ���������"  Trout Lake, the Commonwealth  Min-;  ing   Company     have,    been   pushing"  tilings  vigorously.     They   have  just  completed the erection'of a comfort-"-"*" ' '  ablo   bunk   house,   two lore ,sheds, n ';,"  blacksmith shop, a powder magazine-  and ah assay office, and. thirteen  men . '.'.  are now at work on the'property. The**  richness of the ore encountered is the .  marvel   of   the   camp. "From   'eight "'-V  hundred ounces of silver to the ton to-  thirty-eight hundred ozs.   are assays  of daily   occurrence.   There', aie also-1'"  values in gold ranging from a trace  to-    ..'",  $7 a ton and as highjis 15 per cent. in,;" V  copper.     Two  tuunels tone.:hundred-^ . V  feet apart are being driven in'on  the-  vein by day and night shifts., and" the-"';  upper tunnel alone produces, enough._," , '  ore to pay   all   expense -of opcrating'f,--  the mine.    "Only   the   richest- ore is-   '  being sacked   for shipment;   all   the-' ?��������� ���������  stuff under $100 to the ton being piled-; ,-  on the dump for shipment next year-   - :  wheu it is hoped that the "railway will'. "- '  reach Trout Lake."-JThe Trout "-Lake J '.'���������.  people are   naturally "quite  proud eif *, '.;  the Ethel as it is the operating mine.* -   ���������  nearest lo the village, and it is  one-  above  all   others   upon    which   they '^,"  '  bank   very  high  just. now. ,- If the     .,  Commonwealth   stock" does not" soar  away "up out"of sight inside-"of a year  then we'will be much mistaken.   Most   '���������'  _of^h_e'stQck,.we..iindewJ~and, is held in" Jv ���������  Manitoba and it "is "good.--collateral ,toi';""'  hold on to just now. "'    -,'���������'"     J"'"' ' ~  ST. LEON HOT SPRINGS  The   Buildings   Being   Overhauled   and'  Put Into - Excellent Shape..  - T. S. . Walcott, ' who,J with Mrs^  Walcott, is in charge of the St."Leon .  Hot Springs, spent a few days in town.  this week buying supplies .and, other-  necessaries for the springs. All_the,"  buildings havs beenftho'roughly over-''  hauled nnd put' into good'shape .for?  the accommodation of about 20 to" 30"  .people.��������� A good_t,leigh_road^is^beingt  made from the Landing to the Springs .  and a team of horses will be shipped-  clown shortly for the acconimpdation,'  of the guests at'the St. Leon Hot.  Springs. Under the management of "  Mr. and Mrs. Walcott the "St. 'Leon-  should lie a favorite, resort for pnrtics,  pleasure bent or those" seeking for  health. "'  ..  ->  The Public School  ������������������;-*;       J  In  spite of-tho   extra'accommoda��������� '  tion  afforded by the  large  addition,  recently made to the bchoolhouse.. the  building is again  overcrowded owing  to the constant increase in the attend- -  auce.   There is not room iu fact for all .  the    children   who   wish   to  attend..  Inquiries made at Donald  shew that-  there are .ibont eighty children  there  whose   parents expect to be moving-  here shortly.   The best plan  foi- th'e-  department  to   pursue   would   be to-  build a good  brick schoolhouse containing at least six rooms,  on a plan,  which would easily admit of further-   ,  additions and furnished' with modern  sanitary   and other conveniences. _ ft.  will only be wasting money to go on-  adding to the present building.  To Our Scbscribers  The Herald has sent, out this week'  circulars to all subscribers who are in'-'  arrears for subscription to this  paper.-  The response  so far has  lieen good,  but there is still a large numbor whe>  have not replied.     The ainoiintdue by  each one is very small, but we have on-  our books quit.1 a number  of  them,  which, wheu added together,  make a-  handsome sum.  From among a number who have-  sent io the price of subscription with '  compliments we publish the following-  samples:  Arrowhead. Oct. 24,1S98.  Please find enclosed $2. payment for-  papcr. I would be lonesome without-  the Herald.  E. J. K.  Calgary, Oct. 22,18D_.    "  Enclosed please find ������2, Tour paper-  is a credit to {Revelstoke aud I wisl*  you every success. - -  .  j;_F.T: Revelstoke  Herald I QUI. LONDON LETTER  Published in Interests ot  Revelstoke, Lardeau, Bis Bend, Tront Lake  UlecUlew-Ot, Albert Canyon, Jordan  Tan and Eagle Paae Dlatriote.    _  A  JOHNSON Proprlet    .  A B-ml-WeoklT Journal, publlahcd in the  interest- of Revel-toke and the surrounding  district, Wednesdays and Saturdaj b, making  :lo*e-t connections with alltiaius.  AdvertI_inB Raws: Display **~. -H'' .P.?r  colamn iooh.>XU0 per inch when Inserted on title  nn. Legal aas. Ko p*r Inonparelll line for  irat lo-ertl'm; 8c for each additional Insertion.  He-din* notlceii, 15o p.r lino each issue. Birth,  -damage and Peath notices, froe.  BubacrtpUon Rate.: By mail or carrier. S3 00  per annum -, W__> for six month-, Blriotly in  "owTob Decartmont:   lint  H*������*"?J[0J?  Department ia  ono ot   tho    beet   equipped  ________ o____i_ Wmi Kootenay. nnil I. pro-  Sared to ex-cuus .11 kinds of prlnllm. i? fl"'  c__������ styl. at hono.1 price* One Prico to Ml.  N. Job toolarao���������none tuo small���������forus. Mali  ���������__��������������� promptly attended to.   UIve us a trial  - o_ rour _exl order. .  ��������� Te Oorwepondents: XVo im corrcKpond-  ���������no. oa any ouhjoet of interest Vo the general  ���������ubUe, and deelre a rcliabl-   regnlar corros-  Kndeet-ln     every     local)',     su",ou"di������?  ivelstoke.   In all cases tho bona fldo namo  ol th. writer mnstaooompany manuscript, but  net necessarily for publication.  Addreia Ml communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoko. B. C  .NOTICE TO CORRESPQNDEHIS  1 All correspondence must bo legibly  wrttteu on one side ot llio paper only. .  ������. Correspondence containinn personal  matter must be signed with t_������ pr per name  ������V.h,OT?M^ndoice.wlth reference to any  ihlBg that has appeared In another puj*r  ������i.t BSt-be o__w������ tor publication tej __-i  t*por Mara il o������_ appear in The Hkrald.  SATURDAY.     OCTOBER     2������.     1898.  Queen W llhclmlua Is doing woll. A  throne and a-proepectlvo husband in  two months ia a good record for any  sin. . .  Quebec, the-Defender of Manitoba's  Liberties in A. D. 1S915. looms np aa  the Sovereign Protector o������ Canada's  Thirst  in   1898.���������Toronto  Telegram.  The fcolge ln wheat at Liverpool, as  reported by "wire." has sent tho prico  up at Fort ' -William. Latest rates  there is 77 cents for No. 1 hard, and  73 cents for No. i northern.  Belle Adams who murdered her paramour Kincaid'.in'Victoria a short  time ago has ben" sentenced to three  vear_ and three, months imprisonment  "in Kingston'-penitentiary for manslaughter.  The Armour Meat Pacing Company  has just completed a gigantic scheme  for providing Great Britain-with fresh  meat dally, whlfch will be forwarded  by fast trains to^New'York and refrigerator sections cn the ocean mail  steamships.  The new moon of last Saturday  doe_ not appear, as yet. to have effected a favorable change in the  weather. Some say. that the elements  have never got over that prohibition  full moon of the preceedlng month.���������  Kootenay Miner.  The extensive .apple cvanorating  factory of XX. H. Tighe at Chatham  was totally destroyed by fire on Saturday last. Two hundred and twenty  people are - thrown out of work by  this disastrous fire. The building lias  onlv been erected about two mpnths.  Tho county fair at Ithaco, Mich.,  had on view an exhibit Of grain and  grasses from the Korth "West Territories and Manitoba embracing n-3  varlctlea of spring wheat, 10 of barley,  18 of oats "and many sample*- of Uax,  grasses and spring rye. This exhibit  proved very attractive lo visitors, as  being tho most complete exhibit of  grasses and grain ever seen on theeo  grounds.  The Canadian Geological t_n_ir~ey~  places tha total value of the mineral  output ot the Dominion last year at  I2S.0O0.0OO. an increase of over ?_.-  uOO.OOO over the previous year, The  output ib divided-as follows' among  the principal mining provinces: Uritish Columbia.' J10.-455.26S: Nova  Scotia, .6.000,000; ^Ontario, J5.000.003;  en-bee. ���������J2.0S3.-6_; North West Territories and Yukon." $3,000,090.  _������  A U-l.������grani from Vancouver dtiicd  October id'nd says: Tbe body of A.  Ia. Poudier has been found In the  woods of Que_-n Charlotte sound with  a revolver clutched in bis right hand.  Evidently a case of suicide. Mr.  Poudier was from Victoria, and very  widely known on "thi Pacific coast,  HIh last work was writing up the Ashcroft trail for the Spokane Spokesman-  Review aa the best route by which to  r^ach the Klondyke. It. Is b*liev.d  that being naturally melancholy the  depressing influnnc������ and awful loneliness of the woods of Queen Charlotte  drove him temporarily  ia.ane.  Tbe Nova Kcotia government  inspector       of      mines        in th>~  Tukon. II. II. Norwood. left  Dawson City on S������ptemel>r 17. he  therefore brings very late new* from  the Yukon. >.r. Norwood says there  ������re a'bout 20.000 pevople in Dawson and  on tbe creeks surrounding it. Of these  5.0<X) are engaged in mining and the  other 20,000 have lots of spare time  to grumble at things in genoral. There  is plenty of food for the tinter and  there will bo no difficulty in getting  out should any one desire to do so,  aa there are Mounted Police posts  placed about 30 miles apart between  Dawson and the roast. Mr. Norwood  will return this winter. Ilo will go in  oa the ice.  Hugh Armstrong." from Bat Porta;;*.  t-t_t_:s that fishing in the Lako of the  Woods will continue until the flrbt of  next month. This Is fully two months  later than operations are carried on  r.i Lake - Winnipeg. Mr. Armstrong  lellevea that the proposal to stock  the prairie lakes of Manitoba with fish  J.-- ?.n important one. He is. of tho  opinion that black bas. will not thrive  -In these lakes, and that carp would  " '--j the best kind for the purpose, as  ".-_'.���������" si-cc-i.--, can get a splendid living  ;i, the muddy bottoms. Thera ~>re  '���������".���������vera- kinds of fish not con-lderei  good for export, yet are excellent for  the table when taken fresh out of  these prairie lakes.  Clergy in Poverty.'Bloodhound  Trials.*. Tod Sloane<vTipping  ���������/-���������Spanish Disintegration,  From   Our  Own   Correspondent.  London, October 0.���������There la uo  mistaking the gravity of tlio position  of affaira in Chinn.. and any hour ,  mny bring iiowh front Pekin of lho  utmost moment as alYoi'tlug tho country's interest.). The cunlUctiiig news  from Shanghai not only an to lite  dentil of the emperor, but as to tho  ea use of his alleged decease, ore  striking evidences of tho unrest now  pievnlllng in Chinn. Owiug to tho  lack of authentic In for mat I on. not only  us lo the iirccisc nnUii'H of tho recent diplomatic nml dynastic struggles tit Pekin, but ns to exact aims of  Uritish policy, thero is n confused  idea among politicians a_ to what  courbo Lord Salisbury is likely to lake.  But there; is no mistaking the drift  of public opinion that .in viow of the  very serious development ot affairs'.  ln China and Crete, it ought not. bo  long beforo wo hear that a cabinet  council has been summoned to assemble. The dowager empress's unimos-i  Ity to England, according to reliable  authority, is particularly due to her  conviction that the reform movement  in uhinn is attributable to tho exam-  plo of Ufeat Britain in tho matter of  government. She heraclC regards tho  Rusian form of autocracy as tlio only  one that can possibly suit China.  CLERGY IN  POVERTY  Judging from tho number of ads  ln the Church Times of last Friday,  tho "Priest in Poverty" is more in  demand oven than the '"Priest in Absolution." For example a. priest is  required for a very large town in  Yorkshire���������"daily mass'* and "evangelical" (surely a queer kind of theological combination) "with board  and lodging, and ������20 per annum,"  not tho salary of a good cook. But  sometimes no salary at all is offered  as In the following case: Priest wanted for large town in the Midlands,  to live apostolic lite of genuine poverty, with two other mission priests.  Hard work rough living.. Small pay  X20 to ������40.  A local tenens is wanted for a parish  in Gloucester, salary ������1 per week,  with furnished house and garden,  "gardener's wages paid"���������probably  more than the priest. Some of the educational "'wants" . from the same  paper are painfully illustrative of the  struggle for life even among ripe  scholars, as for example : B. A.,  "Worcester, Ox.,English, classics, prose,  math,. French, athletic, age 24. Salary  ������30 to  ������40.  TOD. SLOAN E  A new element appears to have been  introduced into tho operations" of the  turf by the phenomenal successes of  Tod Sloane the American jockey. The  victories of Sloane. who carries the  head of" a mnn on .the. frame of a  child, has aroused consternation, anil  not a little lcsentmcnt in the miiiils  of the" home bred squadron. The  incident of Thursday, which cost Snm  Loates his mounts for a month, and  Nat Robinson a severe slating nt the  hands of the Jockey club stewards  for boxing Kisshwasser, with Sloane  up, shows that' the ��������� stewards will al  least havo fair play .meted om to the  Yankee. The record of Slonue's work  at tho Newmarket meeting is altnoot  unparalleled.  On Wednesday he won two nut of  111 roe races for which he salaried.  On Thursday ho missed the big race,  but he carried of lliree of the four  events for whicli lie starlet1., and Friday he almost literally .swept the  board, niacin;: four wins ami onc  second  place  to  his credit. The  Am-  of the Spanish empire during tlio  rule of Philip II., who could proudly  repeat the boast of liis predecessor,  "ln my empire the sun never sets."  Tho second line shows what was left  to Spain TO years later, after the separation of-Portugal. The third -line  shows the reduced size ot Spain after  the treaty of Utrecht, and tho fourth  lino shows the still more disastrous  reduction by the Iosh of her provinces  on tlio American continent. The. fifth  nnd last line indicates wliat will be  left of tlio onco gigantic Spanish"  monarchy after tho peace with tho  United Slates.���������Westminster Gazette.  TIPPING  Tho Ainalnainali'd Society of Hallway Sei'ViiiiiH htm ilecliircd against,  llie pr.-iclIce of tipping tit railway ntii-  tlons. ami I lie public will welcome any  movement for the suppression of this  nuisance. 1'iiforuuiiitely, however,  porters are not in a position to take  up a purely philanthropic position In  this ninltiM". The wages are low���������15s  to 25s a week���������and on such a wage  it would bo unreasonable to expect  thoni to refuse tips. Hut. thoir contention is that il is tho existence of  the tipping system thai makes tlieir  wages low, and in declaring against  the system they are really asking the  public to help them to remove, the  causes which keep down the wages.  Tho evil of tipping does not run to  such extravagant lengths among railway porters tis it docs among waiters.  There are restaurants where all the  servants employed live on each otter's  tips. The diner tips the waiter, the  waiter the carver, and so on, and a  joint on ils way to table will pay as  many duties as a parcel of cotton  goods traveling ,up a Chinese river.  Il is unfair lo tho public that they  should have to make up the low wages  paid by the companies, and it is unfair to lhe porters, who would naturally prefer a higher wage'without tips  to a smaller-wage with the precarious  increments.  BLOODHOUND' TRIALS  The trials which have been got up  by the Association ot -Bloodhound  Breeders came off today at a secret  rendezvous in North Yorkshire. The  favored few who have received invitations, amongst them arc several  police authorities, travel from London  to Scarhorugli by special train. They  will have to give a special ticket  without destination on ic,. packed in  another special train and taken to lhe  chosen ground. There are three classes in tlio competition, and ' in' each  case the hounds will trtyjk "lho clean  boot," that ib no blood or aniseed, or  other strong seeming mixture will be  used to rub on the soles of tho feet",  bul the runaway will go into lhe  course, nntl the hounds will follow the  trail by scent. The many recent failures ot tho police to capture murderers have caused public attention to be  drawn closely to the trials, and if  su'cceBsful there is no doubt lhey -will  be freely used in the future for tracking  criminals.  WHEAT PRIillES  A better tone prevailed the wheat  market last week. Buying was not  much more active, but the trade had  a sLeaily tone, and the tendency of  prices was in favor of sellers. Values  have improved generially aliont Is a  quai-iCF on the week. -Tii--,downcast  movement -eems to have- spent it.-clf,  ami ll'o lirmn���������o" of th������ marUcts durine the week is a gc_>oil sign fur the  farmers.  UESULT OP  PLELJISCITE-  bec's "voting against prohibition yet,"  as tho joke runs in tlio cast.  Should, however, the Laurier government trample upon the majority  in paying no heed to the cries of the  pronlinuoniBts, it would he useless to  turn to the Conservative government  tor such legislation, but the direct result would surely bo, as many loading  lights In social reform have prophesied, that a party pledged lo prohibit Ion  will bo organized nml carry this  groatOBl phase ot moral reform lo a  successful' isHiie.  Considering tho majority of prohibition coiibtituoucli'B represented In  parllauiont, one would think a third  parly unnecessary, but when we remember tho "fear and trembling"  which tlie olel parties manifest, when  attempting to handlo lhc liquor prob-  ienij thero Is litilo wonder that the  existence of an advanced prohibition  puny Is foretold.  Regardless of tho Immediate outcome ot the plebiscite Is It not the  duty or every no-compromise prohibitionist to exercise his right In local  affairs us woll as In federal politics,  requiring tho candidate seeking his  Biipporl to take a public stand on this  liucsilon and incorporating a prohibition plank in his plalt'orm. Some  amy ask: "What can lie done along  such lines at Regina?" Since'ii province cannot enact prohibitory laws,  certainly the Territories "cannot, but  if they in their governmental capacity  tan grant the right ot ti license  holder to permit Intoxicants being  drunk upon tho premises, it only follows that laws can be mado to prohibit tho consumption of liquors upon  licensed premises, which practice is  the very basic principle of the "success" ot the whiskey business. The  bar room or saloon is the school  where drinking is taught, and smite  this school system und you deal a  sickening blow to the liquor traffic,  and our humble opinion is that all  God fearing men should vote in favor  of only such men as will tako this  position. Merely temperance men in  sentiment wont do; but men who are  willing to preach this politics before  tho constituencies and rise or fall by  he espousal of such principles are  the chaps to whom prohibitionists  owo their allegance.  Eloquence, flights of rhetoric and  Provincial Autonomy go hang! ' They  are right and proper in tlieir places,  but their position should not be made  paramount. Produce a man not  studying the politic position to*-assume; but the right course to pursue  regardless of the . immediate result  and such men and only such' men  should secure the support ol" moral reforms and "now I lay me down to  the lesser" is a burstctl theory by  social reformers, ^antl iu its stead  ihey have adopted1 the practice of "of  two evils choose neither one."  In closing* permit mo to add that it  is wilh gratification lhal prohibition  tsts of the Territories learn of at least  jne candidate ��������� taking a bold stand  upon the temperance question,-and  that is Mr. "William Trant, South'  Regina constituency. ' and whom'  many of the Alberta farmers heard  speak when he accompanied Supt.  McKay. Indian Head . Experimental  ."arm, on a tour throughout Alberta,  conducting dairying and farming institutes laM. spring. In concluding hi";  plank on the liquor trallic, Mr. Trant  .~ays: "I will do all-in my power lo  suppress a tiafiic thai so impoverishes  the couniry and degrades the people."  Thaniug you, Kind Sir, for the  valuable -.pace this communication  occupies.    1  remain.  Yours very tnilv,  O.  S.  MOORE.  ORN WORK IN  INDIA.  means on-(lie coui>e Hacked-lirin~W  a large extent and won accordingly.  What will hnpp. u if Sloane goes on  making inferior horses beat their betters in the way he did last week, it  would he hard to conjecture. He  wins races on horses whicli an English jockey can not handle successfully, and raises the question in experienced mind, as to whether there  is not something wrong after all in  the English racing methods.  CHINA  Tho Important involution of which  Pekin is now th*~ centre, i,-ivo������ in-  ��������� terest to any particulars about the  j deposed young emperor, whose designs for tho reform of the corrupt,  rulers about hiin have been so suddenly rut short. In his interesting  book From Pekin to Calais by Land,  Harry de Wlndt says of the unfortunate emperor, at an early period of  hi." life, "Kwang Bu cannot, like the  pope, be. said to lead a happy life.  As a matter of fact, It is literally not  ! his own. Everything must be done by  ' rule anel und.-r supervision of court  officials, even to eating aud sleeping.  The poor hoy gets little of the latter  lnvtiry: as frequent, cabinet councils  are held at I a. m., thn Chinese ministers avering that the head is clearer  at that hour of the. day than at'any  other."..\s a result of this grandmother  ly training, it is not surprising that  the emperor become morose,' and was  subject to fits of passion, ' during  which he destroys everything within  his reach. While; under the influence  of such moodrt ho declared he would  not be emperor, and would escape and  work in the fields, rather than bo  shut np all elay in tlm "Porhiclden  Cily." His studies took up about  nine hours a  May.  Riding, walk ing, liuntlug or fishing  h" was never left alone, l-'or a time  when he came to the throne, lie broke  I away from the leading strings of the  i dowager empercss. but that strong  I minded lady has not been long in  i clipping his wings and resuming her  . sway.  j        SPANISH   DISINTEGRATION  I     The  followirg diagram   may  cive a  fair notion  of thr; process of Spanish  disintegration   dining   the   last   three  hundred   years.       1580  To the Editor of The Herald :  \j  Sir: Considerable .peculation regarding lhe result of ihe recent plebiscite ot the Dominion is occupying  the minds of the people. The liquor  party are loudly .talking the- inability  ot a government to legislate upon the  strength of such a light vote. This  e-Satter���������shoi;'..!���������surprise���������no^one.- We.  1800-1S23  1713  15C8  ��������� 1898  The  first  lino  indicates .the .exlent  could not expect anything elfe. bin  that the "anties" will die- hard, and  as the dt-aih knell is already sending  its haunting peals into their ears.  The louder -aill tbey rant that "you  cau't prohibit" and "the people don't  want prohibition."  i The result of the vote upon the 2Uih  ultimo is certainly satisfactory to the  prohibitionists���������tbe more so on account of the majority being k-"~.-~ than  .rrally expected. Had the -.ote bee-n  iuo heavier, but practically solid ror  'prohibition, then the government  could have made a gr~at handle e.f lhe  result, claiming thai only th" ".e'liti-  mentalists" and the "facldit.ts'" did the  vollnsc., all the anlis Ignoring Hie  eiuCo'lon: but now It Is ������������������vldi.-ui lo sill  leasonable people lhal the liquor  party made lhe fight of their lives  and yet only secured a minority to  muster' the courage to cast tlieir  Kacretl (?) ballots ;u_;ain_t prohibition.  While, the government may juggle  with the mandate tlm* given and all  sorts of "frolics" he set on foot to  call Sir Wilfrid's attention from the  checker board, yet there is onc moral  barricade to his every movement and  that in. thai the; prohibitionists of  the Dominion have complied wit������ mi-  request in staling at the polls- then-  elcslrcs for tho banishment of a  blighting curtc upon the land. This  io the result of a ptivilcg. granted to  tho people, not demanded by them.  Some figure lhal it would mean dissolution to the present government to  enact prohibitory laws. However  true this may be, one thing U certain,  and so say political leaders, that the  Liberal government will be dethroned  febould it Ignore the voice of Canada's  peoplo in refusing Ij legislate favorably to the majority. Mr. Cleo. K.  Marter, M. I'.. stutea lhat apparently  the prohibition majorily in the Dominion as a whole was about tho jam.  as' placed' lhe Liberal party in power.  Had the Conservatives claimed the  right to hold on sinco lho majority  was not more decisive, would not Sir  Wilfrid have thought such an action  very audacious and extremely  naughty? - And well he might, the  total abstineneo element ot this fair  Canada havo declared by their recent  majority that they believe an abstemious life is wholesome for the nation  as well as for tho individual, anel  certainly with Sir Wilfrid's high sense  of honor, no other aclion can be  taken���������in justice to himself and hi3  government���������than that of bringing  about speedy legislation along prohibition  lines,  notwithstanding    Qti-.-  A Gl������tl������ton*������ Anfro.lote.  The frill.jTt-int: "=tory of Mr. Gladstone is  t.ilil liv lhe fiind.'rland corro.'-pondcnt; of  the Lc'P'N Murciivr: ������������������ Yc.-if- afto I vr.i" 111  llr-.wni.l_n. and in talking to nn old mnn  who -aiil he was oilier rhiin Mr. Gladstone  by a yen* or two he told me ho knew Mr.  __Glad-ronp_>inrei_n-fi'W days-after - ho. was  in_irr;,--d. Tlii., old man in his younger  ei.-vy-- u=.:d to carry pig.ivon from a hhip or  boat to ������ foundry miiiir iuIIuh distant. He  had n hill to go up. and he had to put his  ������������������boulder in tho wheel. Onu elay Mr.  <*!iad4iciue wa.- jte.nig up llio hill, und ho.  to./, put Ills -boulder to llie wheel until ho  L*ol to the tj.p. J'lu; man n'htcil bin hoi'f-u  nt tl.o tup of the: hill. ...nd an old man  bn_.il.ing ite.r.i'i _..-.uI. 'Do you know who  thar w.is who pur his shoulder to tho  wlic-lv" 'J'lic car:or raid, 'No.' ,,'We.l,  that i- Miss C.nl,orii].y_i husband,' win  the ivpiy *'  .Sandy's DrpnOfillly .Su.l.l.n D._-l__.  It . llll lininien-- occasionally Hint thn  prl.-y ui romc particular st'xik or sharo do-  pcni!< I.-.rtr.'ly on on- lifo. 7t ofti;n Imp-  |ioni, t<'0. tliat tl������., suilileii di-ath of em  operator why it. n l.ir^'������ holelm- or a largo  hull of any _ iv-l. will naufcc a _=linrp fall In  its ppi. >>. Ucnii-j. t||,������ kiiuwk'dgi! tlmr. thin  si'Vl: will lnvc t.j 1... sold nmkiM tho dealer- ",.'11 lyiir-j in nntsclpntion. It 1-" minted  rbat ._ curtain Pen'., on hearing of tho Hidden dc-ivtli of hi. old lib'jJTow friend who  wns not'ii-i oii.ly V'-v deep in North Urlti-h  mil way sto.-k, Ilr-t rn������hi_l to the railway  market nud sold 10/.00 "Uriti-b" in prep-  nration for th" fall '.(mc was Mire lo follow  _ lii-ii hi- >.li ;i't fru ml s iv.'couni was Ii"jul-  il.it. .1, and the-r, tijok a telegram form nnd  wind ro tho wMow, '*Ain trrribly vi'..<-d  to hear of p',or .-.-mily--- dru'idfully'iudden  dumbo."���������Kichr.i.j;.-.  Skillful ������uel Orn_msiit_l Carving Dons by  the Mntlve Artlmuo.  All official report issued in India under  tlio mime of tho "Agricultural Lcelgor,"  contain, (.ome interesting information  concerning nrtist.lo work ln bison anil buffalo horn tnt-intcountry. Tho ornamental  work In bison horn is an Industry onrrloel  on in tho Katmtgtrl district, nn n Hido line  by many who are also enrpon torn nnd inotul  workers, and who havo acquired the art.  from their Tot'ofi"thorn. Ulson hunm are  li'i'd tiucauso thnornameiiits usunlly made  nro small stand* for offerings In the lent-  pic.-, anil thv restrict Ions ot tho Urahninn  fnlih would not, allow tbo worshlporH to  to mil) thrill If they were mndo of cow horn.  'I'ho horn Ik prepared by being kept  moist, with iiiieot-iut nil, and Is then hunt-  eii beforo a lire, when It, hpcoine' as soft, an  wax and can 1 io prosscil liitotliorequir.il  form, tools and a Kinnll hit lio completing  tho duslgn. Tho oil upon boing honlod  does not discolor tho horn, but gives it a  transluccncc which produces ii vory plc.iH-  ing effect." The burn after being carved ia  poli .lii'd with tho rough li-nvt'i. ot a tree of  tho lions tribo which grows in thedlhtrlet,  and survus as n natural handpiipor. Ad  elitioiiiil ornamentation, which is gone-rally of a simple and graceful kind, is dona  wlih steel graving tools. Liko most other  native artisans, MioKatmiglri horncurvoi-H  uso very few tools. Tlio entire cquipinont  usually consists merely of u small lathe, a  lino saw, a pair of calipers and porhnps a  file.  The commonest ornament Is n Hiiored  bull supporting aflat tray, with u cobra  rising out. of the middle and rearing abovo  It with expanded hood. The conventional  .figures are" tlioso commonly used in tho  brn������s work and embroidery and ovon in  tho rustic" mural deuoratioiiH of tho country, and consist of" circles with regular or  undulating cirimniforoiicos, radiating  lines, loops and rings arranged iu graceful patterns.  In lioiignl ornaments,of buffalo horn  nro made at Monghyr and consist chiefly  of ncckluces'and similar objects of personal  adornment.- Combs aro mndo in Dacca,  where nboul 100 Mohammedans aro om-,  ployed In thu industry. A special casto in  Dnlasot.'on "tho coast; below Calcutta, "is  engaged' lu tho production of walking  sliuks mndo of burn.., In Madras black  horn is worked by tho vlshmi Brahmaim  "OL' Yizngnpaialn, who turn out. bozlquo  boxes, picture frames and similar.-articles  , of very IietiiitiAnl design.���������Manufacturer.  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of .Parliament 18M  Paid up Capital    ���������  Rest Fund   -  Head Oflloe-  -    1,500,501  -Montrea!  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  .W .Molson Macpherson, President  S, H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Rtnnsay        ' Henry Archbab  Samuel Finley   J. P. Uleghoin  U, Marklaud Molson  F. Wolforstan Thomas, Gen. Managi������������������  A. D. Duruford,  Inspector  H. Lock wood, Assistant Inspectoi  Tho bank recoivcB on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals,flrm9.  bunkora und municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current rates.  Knglish and Amorican exchange  bought and sold at lowest ratos.  BRANCHES :  Ktuy Going Central Americana.  A writer 1)1'thu Providence Journal tells  of ii _oiivcr._tlon ho once "had with "n  wealthy, and educated Control .American,  colfeo planter:  1 '*His estate, upon which more than half  of his time wns spent, was 20 milos from  town nnel'postoitlco and renohoil only by a  brid Io, path." Allot his coffee had to bo  sent to shipping potnts hy pnok mule und  hoiihcKoId stores taken homo in lho snino  way. I asked lilm if u'emrringo road could  not easily bo built to tho district whore ho  lived. . .   ., ���������  ,,"'Certainly,! he - roplied, 'but. what  would-'bo the uso? Vhat. bettor way is  thero lo travel than by horseback!" Vo all  love it, and when wo want to ride' in carriages wc go to Kuropo or the .States.'  ,. " 'JJnt,' I snid, 'your oolTec could then  bu hauled in wagons and much cxpenso  and inconvenience, bo saved. And I suppose you would want; n, postofiieo nearer  homo and moro frequent, ninil.������.'  '-Hei laughed heartily. 'I assure you,  my deal- sir,' ho. snid. 'that; wo got, our  mail quilt' often enough, .fl always elrenil  thii day on which it, arrives. Jt, jneaiis  work, for I havo quite n coi*rcspond"iico.  As to the coffee. there is profit enough in  it already,* mj why nnti let, tho'mules mid  miilelcei"s have the job?' "  A Twentieth Century Wonder,  <1 The grentong'niccrlng'fcatwhich opened  fhe iron gat'-s of the Danube and made  that river navigable for its entire length  will sink into insignificance compared  with that", undertaken on tho Nile, to got  around tho obstructions causctl by the cataract., and by means of an immenso dnm  open tho historic river continuously to  navigation. Operations nro about to com-  ��������� moiicu under tho direction ot tlio eminent  _.lJ.ritish_eiighiccx-_>^iJ-_l_onjnm"viL Jlaker,  who recently hazarded the prediction thai.  by tho beginning of tho tweutieth century  tho first Ftenmcr would pass through thu  looks iuto tho resorvoir, on its way to tho  upper Nile.  Though'tho work'is' one'of linmcnso  ditliciilty tliero is no doubt it,a_n bo carried tnsuocess nnd that Rwlll stand as an  engineering achievement worthy to mark  the opening of a now century. Tho"samo  qu.-irrii's nt Assouan that furnishoil gran-  lr<> for lho tomplcs ot Phlho 3,00U years  .ago will bo drawn on to supply tho stone  for tho latest triumph of, man's handiwork in overcoming vn&fni'lural obstacles.  ���������Hiifl'nlo C'limmere'Inl.  S-I.ool F'liytlcliiri.,  Some e.f thopriirnry ".'hool.s Infjurinany  havo their own physician. IIo wn_yhc���������  over tho classrooms and is there to .show  thnt question- ol wnniiing, ventilation,  lighting and cl������nn)n-_c have ciit-Tc-il into  the kingdom of vi(.n<;e whereof ho is kin;;  Once in every forwi^ht ho in to glv������i in-  stmrtir.r In e>-,<-ry '���������!���������>������������ in the school, find  thn tc-jct he jjrc.-i._i.-. from I������ ���������'.���������"inltns ������.ui-  it.-iluiii. omnia <.inha������." In ."hurt, !m li  Ihe ii.'.iltli r,ft;< j-i- _,f the v-lioie > _tnli)i"li-  mctit, the pri<sr nf hygcla and tlio philosopher and r.-i.-nd nf the teacher nnd Iho  'might. Tlie expel iuict'fc wns fir?!, umilo  nt Wicstmd. n and 1ms be _rn_ pronounced a  niece--, '  lllMiiMrck'* ~~tomoir__.  "Vory booh," nays tho London correspondent of tho New York Times, ! 'I am  given to understand from a publishar and  frlurul in Lelpslc, there will be precipitated upon (.iM-iiuiny, springing, ns it worn,  from the grnvo to which Bismarck takes  oil his nurtured halo nnd malice, a sensation compared to which the- scandal ovor  Ooffokcn anil Frederick'* diary is not  worth   mentioning.  --UlPin.-i.rok could not. bring himsolf to'  trust his.-oils todc.il after his death tho  ttrrlbli' blow ho has boon'n'o long propiir-  1 I ng for (ho knl-.."r, /L'hoV.ld prlhco'sinein-  olrt therefore uro fafe in his publisher's  handie nt Prut tgart, and his Intimate circle of biographical and journalistic parasites, liko Morlt/, lti.-,ch, Horst and Kohl,  hnv.i been bu-y from the hour of his death  in presp-tring Hit- press for the tremendous  uproar they will create. There are-ovon  statements thnt the publication Will begin  "as booh ns n month hence."  Sadly .Jnln-ri.  Mr. Hut,.. 11, in his "Collection!! nnd  HeciilloctioTi.-," (--"Us this story of an inn-p  propria!* quotation: Thn lending clti/en  of a cnsid'', town ercotcd como iron  lionuhe" on the t.'.-n front nnel, with a viow  to combine thoce.iuiiioTiioration of hl.s own  bonoflceni-i with lho giving n prufltahlo  turn to tho thought* uf tha public, Inscribed on tho books: "These seats, woro  presented to tlio town of Shingleton by  Jowpli IltigKins, Ksqtiire, ���������). P. Tor this  b.-rniKth���������"Th. _c������ is HI", and He mailo  It.' ������ I  Ne. die*.  Npcillr-.������ were iiiidonhti'dlytho Invoh.Ion  of prehistoric man, as they barn been dis-  covor-.1 jitiiiiiig'tho oldest,remains of hu-  iiiati llfn. f-'oine rude specimens mado nf  lior.-i'V bone nnd evidently intended for  ������������������owing skins v.ore found .not long ������lnco  in n. caves In France, together with other  t races ejf primitive life. Needles have nl.o  be-on discovered iy the .o.des-. _l.i__ypti.in  tombs nud anionic the remain-ot tho lako  dwelling* of Switzerland. Tho elntc. of the  invention of steel needles is unknown", but  judging from- the tIoh oiiibroldercd gnr-  ment3 described in ancient record it  would appear that Una1'noedlfl.-. of steel or  some other material frere in uso at a very  early pei loci.  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville; Ont,  Calgary, Alta.  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont,  Metiford, Ont.  ,Montre_l, P. Q.  St. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg.Ont.**  Norwi-h, Out. .'  Ottawa, Out.  Owen Sound, Ont  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths FallB. 0_.l  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont. ���������  Toronto, Ont.  TorontoJnnc'n.Ont  Trenton, Ont.  "Waterloo, Out  Woodstock,Ont  Winnipeg, Man *  Vancouver, B, C.  Revelsloke, B. 0.;  Quebec.  Simcoe, Ontario  Victoria, B. O,  Revelstoke Branch:  J. D. MOLSON, Manager  CHUROH DIRECTORY.  IMPERIAL BA.NK.   OF O^NAOA  Head Ottice, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  He8erve    - _- ���������__ -   1,200,000*  Director..;  U.S. llowlauci, PruHidenl  T.R.MuitiHj.VIcu Pros., (Sl.Oat.luiMiii'-!  William Ramsay, lionett Julf~"iy,  Hugh Uyan,   T.  anlherland Slayi'.er  Eliiib Rogets.  D. R. Wilkio, Genera) Manager.  Branohoti ,,-.,���������.  North West and British Columbia '  MKTHODI8T CHURCH ��������� Kovolstokn.  r caching Borvices at 11 a-m. iit.el 7:30  p.m. Clara meotini. at tho closo cf the  mo mint, sorvieo. b-nlibath Schorl and Biblo  (jlnss nt 2:80 p.m. Weekly. prayor meot'iig  overrWednesday ovoi.int. nt 7:30 p.m. The  publio aro cordially invited.   Souls freo.  REV. S. .1. THOJ-PSON, Pa-tor.  CHURCH OP ENGLAN1"-St. Ttter's  Revel, loko Hours of hoivIcc: EvtnlnR  prayer dully at fl o'clock, Frlduyg at 7:110  Sundays nnd Festivals:. Holy Communion ut,  a.m.. morning prayer at II.-, Sunday School  nnd Bible Clnus at 2:30, evening proy. r nt 7:30.  First Sunday in tho month Holy Communion  nt morning services. .  FRANK A. FORD, Vicar.  PRH.SB-.TE1UAN CHURCH���������Reyelstoko.  ��������� Sirvlce every. Sunday at II a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib'c C1\bb at 2:.t0 p.m., lo which  nil oro welcome   Prayor   meeting ai b p.m,  every Wednesday.      -   >,    REV. T. .MENZIES, Pcstor.'  ROMAN   UATHOIj-0   CmiROH ��������� Revelstoke.    Muss   flrbt and third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  e"SALVATION ARMY���������Meetings every night  s3 ��������� In thefr ha 1 on Fn nt Street  Loyal Orange  Lodge, Ko. 1658.  Rcgnlnr meetings are held In tho  Oddfellows' Hull on tho socond nnd  fouith Wcdni'Edavs ot each month  ������J������ ot 7:30 p.m. VlBlting brethren  cordlallv invited. ��������� . .  Dr. T. J. H*h, XV. M.;. T J. Grahame., Reo. Boo."  W.G. Hii-ncy, Fin. Sec.;   R. t". Wil-on, Treas.  Court'Mt.Begbie,  LO.F.', No. 3461.  JfcotB in lho Oddfellows' Hall on the  2nd and 1th Friday., of  cncli month. Visiting  biclbron invited to  nttond.    "���������'  J. B. Scott, C. R.  J. I.. Smiih, R S  The Revelstoke  P^oto Company ,  -.. Revelstoke, B. C  S1UDIO: DOUGLAS STREET  =Sam Needham  Cleaned  Altered  Repaired  In Good Style at 'Lowest Prices."  DOUfiLASSTHICKT   ���������   R,EVI.~T,STf>KlC  If You Waritii  PURE: COWS .MILK,  ! Guaranteed Unadulterated.   ,  So to T.HE EUROPE DJ?IRY  ���������   '    , '  .    , JIHS. F. JU1J.IN      ,  L. JI. FRETZ  Contractor* and Buildep.  Shop opposito Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Gu  eed  -Terms Cash  A*A>*%,    j  California.  Tho namo of Cnlifornin, derived from  tho two Spanish words*, calicnte fornalli���������  1. e., "hot furnace"���������was given by Cortes  ln the year 1535 to tho peninsula now  known as Lower California, oi which h������  was the discoverer, on accourtt ef Its ho. I  tllmatc.  PA1;EM������  I PROMPTLY BECUREPI  *-". rite; for our intcrc-tinc books " Inv ent  ora Help and "How j.ou are. swindlcyJ.  fccr.d us a rough sketch cr modsl of vour  InientioaormiiJi .vemoJit and v.e will tell  you, fr?������ our opinion ns to whether it is  probably patentable. AVe make a .specialty  ������t applications rejected in other hands.  Highest references furnished.  MARION & MARION  PATENT SOLICITORS & EXPERTS  Civil _ Meelianlral rnieinccrs. OradnnteB of tlio '.  FoI>teclislc School or >:ntrin<:criii({. llatlit-lors in ',  Applied Science. Laval Vnlvcmty. Members  ratcnt Law Association, American Waterworks  Association, hew i:n������lana Water Works -\������oc.  P. Q. SuiVL-vors Association, Assoc Member Con.  Society ot Civil Engineers.  ' OFFICES--- ?S* Y-*BK un Vl-'a������������������ WMTI1E**. CAH.  J-- - - 1V*?**-1? MltPIHC. WASHINC-.N, O.C.  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Portage la  Prai  Prince Alii  South Edmonton.  V_t_.couv.ei  "Vtnntpce.  -velstoke  lV.n.1  ilrie Win  oi>t H.<*vt  St. Ihomaa  Toronto *.  Welland J  Wood(~tocl_f  ONTARIO.  Efceox Niagara Falls,'  Fergus        Port Oolborno  Gait Rut Portage  IngerBoll    Sault. St. Marin  St, Catharines  Montreal, Quebec.  Agent-   in   Great   Britain���������Lloyd's  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  Loudon,  with whom  money may bo'deposited  for tratiflfcr by  letter 'or cable to  of above branches.  AgentB in the United States���������Now".  York, Bank of Montreal,*' Bank of  America; Chicago, First' National  Bank; St, Paul, Second NationnlBank  . Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed. '  '   Debentures ������������������Provincial, Municipal,  and other debentures purchased.. ���������' '  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available at all-points in Canada, Uuijbed.  Kingdom,    United   States,    Europe,"'  India,  China, Japan,  Australia, New .  Zealand, etc  Gold Purchased ��������� . ..���������  :  This Bank Issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted fop at any of.  the Hudson's Bay Co's. Posts ln the  Yukon ank northern dlstrletg.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manager Rovelstoko Branuh  Canadian v  ���������. j- ������������������.. .-'<���������.  Pacific  ;  Rallvy^aY^  AND SCO PACIFIC LINE.  ,   Shortest and      .- .?.  Quickest Rouie  ;��������� To Eastern and European points. _.  ,"- To Pacific Coast, Alaska,.China, ���������  Japan aud Australia.     * -.������������������/���������  * *  TOURIST  CARS  Pass    Revelstoko   daily   to  St.   ".'  Paul,  * except     Wednesday     to,  eastern points.' .  ,'_    ,.,- :,';U-T:.  Magnificent sleeping and dining - -  cars on all trains.  Tickets    isi-ued    through' and  baggage cheeked to destination.'.   >  DAILY" TRAINS.  East. '   ' '    '    '    ��������� ���������  " West.  7.40k. .Ive-Revelstoke���������Ive. 17.20k'  TO ANO FROM   KOOTENAY POINTS.  8.00k. .Ive���������Revelstoke���������am.lG.30k  Por   information,   time    cards',  _maps an~Lticke.s_nppJj_it.___  T. W. BRADSHAW,*.  Agent, Revelstoke.  W.   P.    Anderson,   Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.'  E. J. Coylr, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver. ,.   ,  l^evelstoXe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.*? g---.-  ���������Vaccine, kept ; on   hand.    .., \;,������.,  Drs McKechnie  and Jeffs. Attendants.  Dp, JWalloeb.  Phyelcian aod Sui-goon, _IcKo_ r.ie  Avonuo, lieveletoko .Station, 13. C.  We Have a Good Snpplj> of.  Building  Material  *nd Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see tis. We can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  - Revelstoko Station, B. C.  J. R. Hull  & Company  Butchers    and    Wholesale   and  Retail Dealers in Uccf, Pork, etc  II  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  All ordcra in our lino promptly  llllcd ������������������ II..;-*i i  '/.  GREAT.WAR   PREPARATIONS  AN  ACUTE. ^STAGE - IN  '    '   DIFFERENCE    ,  THE  Lord Roseberry's Speech at Perth���������The  Plague   in   Vienna���������Defeat   of  the  Kaffirs  London, Oetoher 24.���������Never since  tho commencement of tho dispute between Grout Britain nud Franco, not  even during the moat acute stage or  tho Nisei'- differences, hus the situation looked so ominous us It does today. Tho French naval aud .mtlttiiiT  authorities uro. making foverisli. prc-  parutlons for war, and though calm  reigns al the British dockyards' at"  Portsmouth, Chatham; . Dcveuport it  Ib only culm preparedness.' Slguillcant  orders havo been arriving at these  yardB from the Admlrality indicating  tho belief that Groat Britain and  France tire on the eve of war.  "Als* EXCITED-IRISHMAN     .  ExcltcRicni over the Fashoda question led uu Irishman this morning to  bmash wilh his umbrella a window in  tho olllco of Punch, on Fleet Strcot,  where was dlbplaycd a cartoou eleplct-  lng John Ball threatening a French  organ grinder, who does not depart  when ordered to do so.. The'Irishman  shouted���������Vive la France," as He  broke tho -window, and was arrested.  "When asked it he was a Frenchman,  the prlb'oner'said:" "No I'm au Irishman. Had I been " a Frenchman I  would have", blown down the place."  PLAGUE IN.VIENNA   .  Another death is reported "fiom  Vionna resulting from the Bubonic  plague.     ,,;. , >     - ������   -���������  KAFFIRS DEFEATED  The Transvaal troops have defeated  the   Kaffirs   in an 'engagement   and  Have driven them into the mountains.  LORD ROSEBERY'S SPEECH     t  Perth, Scotland, October   24.���������In ��������� a-  speech at Perth    on    Saturday ' Lorel  Rosebery said:    "If    I    were    British  Minister of War'now, no man should  1 rob me of one shread'or Jot of honor"  to which the great work of    civilization culminating  .at-Omdurman    cn-,  titled   Great  Britain   and ' Egypt.     IE  , the present government does, not feci  strong enough~;to bear'the weight oC  Its laurels, I am willing to .take any  l share It may hand over'to me."   "' , "  HAVANA' FLOODED"     '  New York, October 24.���������The streets  i of the city of Havana are converted  finto torrents   'by the    late    excessive  {rains.        " -    -���������. -'* '.- ; -,      . - "���������  STILL UNSETTLED  The Philippine-insurgents- are ��������� assuming   menacing :attU~ides,j;against  ftkc United States authorities.'   -  THE INDIAN OUTBREAK    ' -  The rebellious . Indians at Leech  |Lake, Minn.,- have been sentenced to  [lines and various'terms Tof ihfprison-  fnient.  INDIANS SURRENDER,-    '  .  Walker.    Minn..    October   24.���������Geo.  WINTER IN YUKON COUNTRY  FASHODA TO BE EVACUATED  CROP - REPORTS J- MANITOBA'S  WHEAT,. .     ..   . '  Freeh Gold Discoverios���������-Sudden Death  in Winnipeg���������Preparation lor Re  ccptton of Governor General  -Winnipeg..October 24.���������.Vintor has  set In In  lho  Yukon.  CROP  REPORTS  Tho crop report!) from ninny, pifoyiil-  cltil dlslricls uro coming in und are  more   reusiiuring.  LIN'LAKE  MINES.     -  The rcpejrls ot gold and copper discoveries In lho Lln hike district are  coiillruicd.  MANITOBA  WHEAT  ���������  It is  estimated  Unit tho  Manitoba  wheat buppltes   Cor   -SI'S  will, exceed  that ot 1897.  RICH OOLD  LOIJ1"  A rich golel lode bus booh discovered at Lake I_"ll*~abeJ.li."iu tho" I__ke"of  the Woods district: ' " . ) >  SUDDEN DEATH '���������'  Winnipeg, October 24.���������William  Niclbon elied suddenly yesterday of  heart "disease," "whilst returning from  morning sorvieo at Knox;' church to  the residence of his brothor in law,  Alex Brown, iu Point Douglas," with  whom he lived.  SHOTlBY.AiTRAMP  Toronto, October 21.���������Robert Perry  of Tweed City has been shot by* a  tramp.. .  'PROSPECTS   OF   WAR        ;.  Vancouver,"October 2-1:���������British Col-,  umbians feel-clateel 'over the prospects,  of war with France. ��������� <  GREAT  PREPARATIONS     '     ;  Qiteliec, October 21.���������Quebec city is  preparing for- the . reception ���������of 'Lord  and Lady Minto on a grand scale.  THE GALICIAN  MURDER ���������      ���������  Dominion City, OctoW 24.���������Mrs.  Boclie���������o'i is still suspected -of-being  in tho conspiracy to do away with  her husband and children." 'She was  taken to'the funeral hy the detectives  and saw'.the bodies for the first time.  Her actions were closely, watched and  her grief-was not- thought to be gen-'  uin'e;. While she howled considerably  she did. not shed tears "anel'her'grief  hael the. "appearance of being put on.  In this >espect her 'actions, ' wei-e  strong contrast, tb the "genuine gfief  exhtbited'by some other Galicitm/Women who were present.  ARRIVAL OF THE' FRENCH AM-  - .- BASSADORT  A PROPOSAL"  Sittin'- with Con Mageo  On top'a-v a load-av'hay.  He 'winks.an' hev laughs, an' he sez to  , me,- *-.".-.���������-  In his "bwn.comedherin' way,  \vaiiter,    jiinn..    uciooer    __.���������ucu. i    ���������   ���������   -/-���������-    .     ,,,_,,;,   eifwr trail'  .Burnett, .chief, of the.Indlan  -Voncc,^^^^^��������� SSU-  farrlved from the agency this .morn-  ling, and reports'to Marshall O'Connor  Ithat May-QuawrMay-Go-Shig , and  [Mus-ln-ah-E-Zee-Nee had just come  lln from Bear Island, and that > they  {would surrender when . the ' marshall  fcaine to tho agency. Tho miscreants  report thai "Old Bug" is -likely to  fcome in. as all his tribe, even his own  Ison and��������� brother, have turned against  Ihini aud threaten to bring ;him in if  fho does not-surrender.-  <j-  KILLED ATCANMORE  IA   WELSHMAN     CRUSHED  "    TWEEN -TWO CARS  BE-  > Another     Train   Accident ��������� Candidate  Silton   at   Canraore���������A. 'Few Personal Notes      "      '   -.  t  "CaninoicrrOctober���������247^lSpecial)~���������"  [ Ou Saturday, October 255," Win. Sker-  mon, a natlvo of Wales, was crushed  \ between two cars lu the mino here,  land died a few hours later. The".fun-  | oral was held" on , Sunday and was ;  [largely attended. Rev. W. F. Webb .  [conducted the service. i  On Sunday -morning as,, a freight  [train was'coming-east from Lagan a i  [broken rail ditched the last threo cars ,  lot the train. The caboose was thrown -  [completely over and Conductor Reid j  fwas injured in tho back. Brakesman |  [Fenton was cut about the head. A  wrecking train was sent out from  iCanmoro and had tho line clear for  I the express.  A. L. Sifton was in town yesterday  land announced his intention ot being  la candidate in this district at tho  'coming elections. Dr. Brett was also  iin town looking after his own interests. A meeting will be hold on Tucs-  I day evening ln the school house when  'both gentlemen will address the electors on the questions of the day.  Business is beginning   to feel    the  effects of the coming change    in the  divisional points of the C. P. R., a"d  alreadv sonic families have moved to  i Calgary.   Those "Who have gone being  Jno. Stocks and family. F. Hardy and,  family and M. Calder and family.  1    Mr   C- Carey is arranging   for tue  ' removal of his family to Field, where  his headquarters will he.  There has heen a snow fall of about  three inches here, and there is a decidedly w-intery feeling in the east  wind which makes the flrcside moro  comfortable than the street.  Great disappointment was _elt faat-  urday evening whon it was found  that tlio Prairie City Quartette had  beon untiblo "to gel to Caumore . for  ' their concert, somo dclay'in the west  having kept them rrom getting here  Mr. L. Collins, who has beon with  Mr S. Luurendoau for tho;past -two  vcars-has'IeaBCd tho Canmoro Houso,  'aud will" take possession on Monday.  "Louie" as tho boys all call him -will  eioubtlcbs bo successful In his now venture One thing being certain that  ho lias the good -will of every one lu  Mr! G- McManus,-station agent at  Anthracite, left on Friday for a visit  to eastern points. His phice ig .being  filled by Mr. Tompson, formerly ot  Calgary.  Mr. S. Laurendeau's heart was made  ..happy on Friday by the addition of a  daughter to his family.  You'll b'e hftlier-ketching yer'dith av  ,   cowl'.' ,  So yfcu'll hov to sit on me kneo "._-  Delu'dhein Con Magee!,  ".' Och, Con. wid the wonderful way!  D ye* nioind, ye thafe,- phwat ye said  ,  ���������  to me?   '   ' *,--.; ',       ''    S    ��������� ."   '  ���������On lop av. the-load av hay?  "Yer iallin'." sez������he,'wid a cough; ;,,  "But'don't be aieared.in the Ui~te.   .  Oi'll hould-.ye.tbighl, -'an1,   yc   can't  j shlip off '*" ,     " - .. ,  Wid mo" arm aroun' -yer waist."  Tliere the rogue sat shmilin' at me.  "   Och. Oi'llrniver ferglt the day  Oi rode from .the *meadow'wid    Con-  Mageo- . ���������. '  On top -av a load av hay.  "Givo over.an' let-nie'.be;  Oi must git down out av this."  'Well, divil; an inch ye'll move,'/ sez  he.     ���������'* ��������� '   : ,  "Unliss ye, give me a kitis."  "Och, Con! will ye let nie down'/  -s-Think-phwat-the-r-ncighbors-wIll-say.  Ol'vo'made-niesilf' ,th'e' talk    civ  tho  town   -' ���������      .   >���������  On top of yuro lead av hay."   ' .    .  "Beelacl!  there's an illigant way.-'"-;  To shtop thlm,"  be' sez, sez -he;"  'The divil a-word* will wan   ay-thlm  say      , ' -��������� * "'  If you'll only bs Mrs. Magee.*'  ���������Charles Quinn'in   T'yrone (Ireland)-  Constitution."        '    "  Fire at Brooklyn���������Appalling Disaster in  ' Shanghai���������Wife  Mufder-A   Fight  _   With Negroes  :NW      York,      October      25.���������Ten  Negroes-wero "killed' yesterday   iu   a  light with whites nl Merndun, Mlns.  ��������� j, '.   OETTINOYREA'DY-.-.     "  '"win-'vessel's nre'being prepared for  active sorvieo nt Esquimau.   _  MISSION .FOR PORTO"RICO  'Tho    Pr&testaiit    Episcopal ��������� -church  will  ostubllsli    a  mission    at  Ponce,  Porto Rlco.  MARRIED   "  General  Merrill    was    married    iu  London, England, yesterday to Laura  Willlum., of Chicago.'.  - REPORTED CONCUSSIONS  lt is reported that the Uuited States  peace.,commission-rs".w"H.'make some  concessions .on.'the" Cuban question.  '-���������   ������ TERRIFIC FIRE ;  Quo -of Lhe most destructive ilreR  which has taken place during tho last  two years, occurred at Brooklyn yesterday afternoon, destroying the Pier  49 East River, and causing damage  to'i the amount of half a million  dollars.  LOST IN THE NORTH-SEA  London, O'-tober 25.���������A Gsrman  barque has been lost in .the North  Sea.', and nine of hen- crew were  drowned. ,-,     , ;  ' CHINESE   ATTACK  ENGINEERS  A force of Chinese soldiers, have  attacked the English engineers, "on the  Fekin  Nan  Kow  railway.  FRENCH BOMBAST  , The Paris correspondent cf The  Daily Chronicle, claims to have full  authority -to - make- "the siatemenl  th'at the decision has already bsen  taken by the French - government to  speedily evacuate Fashoda. .Dolcasse,  tho French Foreign Minister, will do  his utmost to facilitate" a pacific solution of the  question.  - -  A  FRENCH AMBASSADOR  Tlio-French ambassador  _,to    Greal  Britain, Baron de Coqrcel, is on his  wav across the channel. There'' is  good ' authority for the statement  that he.is the"bearer of a. proposition  to Lord- Salisbury, "which -may ,satisfy  both the British-and. French governments. "  -,   APPALLING  DISASTER ^  Tacoma, October 25.���������Advice3 lrom  China," brought here hy 'steamship  Victoria, -say that the overflowing ol  the Yellow river, in Shanghai province  has' caused' the most appalling disaster which has happened in. mo'dern  times in Central Asia. One hundred  thousand- psople are utterly ,-ruined.  and are homeless and destitute. ~  ..     -    ,       ,\VIF E. MURDER   .' .- -  Minneapolis.  Octobei;, 25.���������A. .Swede,  named  John  Anderson/ murdered  his  wife last night near 'Adams.. Minn.  TAKING THE  OATH  Washington. October 23.���������The Forto  Rican ', cabinet yesterday took the  oath'"of allegiance to--, the United  States. -      .      J        '._i..Jli  THE  ELDER  OAYS..  When  toamlng furrows feel the ciulciVanlnK  raj-,     .       ,  ,  .        .  When rus.sot liridcci unroll each downy coll  Anil lift their ciumplod figures from the noil.  Back to their haunt") in sylvnn nooleannd wn. a  Stent the hlltha si'hitb of tlio elder ilnys���������  Llulit henrtcel ran to cheer tho ulicplioril'a  toll,  Bwcct, Iri.  Imujhlug  through lier watery  ppuil,  And Echo jilplu: rcody notes of jitnlso.  Slow, filmy vvrcnths IhoiralrcliiiKCiiiirsci tnleo  From 111 os tlmt smolder in tlioclc_wtni;8Kiuj  Like snioku of .illnrs hcipcd for Koro'H miko  And so ho.liln the pnrtinc ronilH I Iny  My bit of honeycomb nnil whrnten culco  jfor-Kri-Rt iJ-intit-r. wnndoring thi. vviiy.  ���������Emily lliintliutton Miller in Llternturu  PLUMB'S WATER COOLERS.  ABOUT 2000 CATTLE SHIPPED  It Took the  Senator  Two  1'cart to Havo  Tlicm I'ut Tn tha Capitol. '  "Every limo I pnss through tho cnpltol  and notice tho water coolers nt tho senate  end liouic ends ot tho main corridor.) I am  reminded nf tho Into S-'onator Preston II  I'liiinbof Kan .as," obiorvcil nn old poll  tlchiii. "There had been miai-iiiodii: elfort".  every now and then for over 1.1 years to  havo water coolors pi need on tlio main  floor of tho cnpitol,for tho benefit of  strungc-H and others visiting tho capitol  but somehow they nover kuccpciIciI. No  one scorned to fipcilnlly object to thorn, bin  as they never hail been thero no ono seem  eel upc.inlly enthusinblic about, hnvin<_  them installed. Tliero was always plentj  of ico water In the committee rooms and  other pi licet, at tho cnpltol, nud it wa-  handy enough for person, who wero tie  qi.ain.od with tho building to get it drink  butit wns entirely different with strnngois  If_,tlicy wero thirsty, tho only way foi  thoni to relievo thoir thirst was to go to  .hoTCstmiinnU in thu building and get  ,iO-ii water or lemonade.  ��������� "Ou the theory that tho restaurant peo  pin h.id kept out public ico coolors, Sena  tor Plumb went lo work, and, kimple ns  tho propii-iflun appeared to ho on its face  ir required of hiin constant agitation for  nearly two years before ho got his desire  granted. Ho tried it with a direct bill-  but, tho hill would get lost ln bomo com  inittee room , As a last resort nc had an  amendment put on misappropriation bill  and then had himself iiindoonoof lhu conferees ou the lull. Thero woro indirect  efforts mado on,him to giro up lho idea,  but he announced his ^ultimatum thnt if  ho could not get hi* ico water amendment  through lm would  defeat  the entire bill  That settled ic, and -.luring the following  recess tho necessary pipes .wero built In  the walls, anel tho connections mndo  'Thero is no expense in. keeping tho water  ice cold, for, accoid-n.ig to-his own plan,  this is dono by4i-jMi-i{iig-... coil of pipes  through nnd aroiii-ytlfqigtorcroom In tho  basement ot tho'Imildiiig whero the ie.o for  use in tlio committee rooms, restaurant,  etc., is stored."���������Washington Star.  NO MORE COLLISIONS-A   NEW  'DEVICE'TESTED ,  Wrecks on  Lake 'Ontario���������Robbed in a  *   Law   Office���������Damaged   Crops���������An  '.'Election Petition Dismissed-  .   -Toronto,' October., 23.���������The  election  petition'. for  West Victoria  has' been  THE MINISTER' PLAYS GOLF  "Its a noble game, an elegant game !,"  " The Minister said  to me,    '  As he took his stand with his club In  his hand, - ���������   .,  .While he smiled'most cheerfully.  ���������Must   watch   mo "drive,   it's  an  easy  five ? "  And he moulded a two inch tee:  But   he   missed   if", clean ��������� "That's  awfully mean,"  The Minister said to me.  "The greatest thing is an easy, swing  - And a carry through" said he: -  Then he blammed the ground���������"Well  . I'll  be  bound ! "  The Minister' said, to me.    ..,  "This turf is soft,, so I think I'll .Iott!"  Tho Minister said to me;  But he struck the wall and he lost his  ball��������� - "     j, j-j -'   '." '  "That's verj-liarik'Iuck ! "> said lie.  Ho reached the green in about sixteen.  "But it might ba worse," said he;.  Then he hit his foot in a six inch put,  "Provoking h" said he tp me.  Novv. I've heard strange talk in that  three mile walk.  And I've heard men foozle and miss;  B^ttt ~not  in  years has  there reached  my cars   " " '   u  A  collection  lhal  equaled  this  ciismibscdT^" ' -   -'  WRECKED ON LAKE ONTARIO '  ' . The steam tug Walker and two  barges foundered" yesterday on' Lake  Ontario. ' J  -���������   "'-WHAT   DID  HE   EXPECT  Montreal, October 23.���������Thomas-Elliott, a farmer, was yesterday robbed  of a satchel containing $807 in a  lawyer's oflice.  .    .- DAMAGED r WHEAT " ;-  '' "Robert MeighenJ1 president of the  Lake of the Woods company says that  about 20-per cent-of the. wheat iu  Manitoba and the Territories has  been damaged by.the late wet weather  v - MAUCIOUS-PROSECUTION; ���������/  "*-Winnipeg/ October ��������� 25:���������Ferdinand  Cloutler of Winnipeg has. sued a  Montreal firm for malicious prosecution.   -  BEEF FOR,ENGLAND  Two-thousand head of cattle were  shipped east over the C. 'P.-Railway  way on Monday.  NO   .MORE   COLLISIONS  A.   device   for  preventing  collisions  was successfully tested on the Canadian  Pacific  railway  between Winnipeg and Ignace. -  ' a , .-   Makine Firecracker!.  All American consul in China, who hai  men tho native firecracker manufacturers  at work, thus describes the process:  '���������The straw paper is first rolled by hand  around an iron rod, which varies in size  according to tho size of crackorto bo made.  To complete tho rolling a rudo machine is  used.. This'coiisists of two .uprights supporting nn axis," from .vhich is susponded  by two arms a heavy piece of wood, slightly convex on tho lower side. -Tncro is just  room between this swinging block and tho  top of tho table to pliwo tho cracker. - As  each hiyer of paper is put on by hand, tho  cracker is pineal upon the tablo) and tho  sui.penelcd weight is drawn .over tho roll,  _thu������ tightening it until no moro can bo  "pasted under the weight. '   -  In filling crackers 200 or 800 are tied  together tightly in a bunch. Red clay'Is  spread over tho end of tho hunch and foro-  ed into tha end of each cracker with a  punch. Whilo tho clay i>i boing tamped  in a little water is sprayed on it, which  makes it pack closer. The powder is  poured ln at tho other ond of tho cracker  With the aid of an awl the edge of the paper is turned in nt the upper end of ���������the  cracker, and the fuse le inserted through  this."  jr     ���������  :  A Ghost Tinder the Sea, '  The story is told of n. diver who saw two  .ghosts, "full fathom livo" under the sur-  =face.���������-Ho hod gono down-to tho wreck of  a large stenmor and was crossing the main  saloon whou two gray shapes of enormous  sizo came shambling toward him. IIo did  not wait to make notos for the Psychical  socioty, but gave tho danger signal and  was at onco pulled up. Told in tho cheerful light of day. it seemed rather a lame  story; and another div-cr went down to Sec  whnt he could mnko of it. Toward him  also ctnno the shambling gray shapos. IIo  stood inc-oluto for ii moment and then,  going boldly forward, struck his hatchet  through���������a mirror 1 Tho ghosts were only  a dim reflection of his own logs,'much  onlurged, ol course, as everything is that j  a diver sees through tho great frontal oyo  of his helmet.���������Good Wordi.        " ^  Neatly  Printed  , Letter Heads  Note,Heads  Bill Head-������*-">-'  Statements  Envelopes  Business   Cards  ..yi-~itmgCard8.  Programmes  Menu Cards* - '-  Wedding Cards  Meraoiial Cards  InvitationCards  Keceipts  Drafts  Cheques  .. Stock  Certificates  Show Cards  Books or  J Pamphlets  Folders  Debentures  Binding of  any kind  l'ERISII THE THOUGHT  The Czar has nerve, indeed, MC he  His  purpose  rightly has" disclosed!  We Christian liowcr.-- disarm and leave  Our solar plexuses,  . \posed ?  -The case of Lutegert, who. was tried  last year in-Chicago for the murd.er.of  'his wife, and disposing-of the Remains  in his furnace, and.who was sentenced  to imprisonment- for life, is likely to  be revived again. Lutegert. stoutly  maintained- at the time that his wife  had left him, and there were not wanting those who believed him i innocent  of the charge of murder. It is reported now that a woman is living  amongst the miners of Michipicoti and  is, married to a full blooded Indian,  and from various circumstances is believed to he the missing wife - of  Lulegert. tho Chicago sausago^ maker,  Should theso surmises turn oiit to bs  correcl the Lutegert murder case will  be one of the most' remarkable on  record.      *' ,  Poetry Keflneil.  George P. Morris, the author of "Wood-  mari.-Sjfcro That Tree," was a general of  tho New York militia and a favorite with  all who know him. Mrs. Sherwood, in  hor "Reminiscences," te)N how another  poet ni<"oclutod tho general with a definition of pootry:  i   Once rit/.-Grocne Halleck, tho author  , of "Marco Uozuarls," called upon  hor ln  ' New York, in his old age, nnd  she asked  him to define for her what was pootry aud  whnt was proso. -       - ���������  IIo replied, "When General Morris com-  "mauds his brigade"ond says,,'Soldiers  draw jour swords I'ho talks prose j when  ho 'nay..   'Soldiers,   draw   your willing  swords!' he talks pootry."  , An Auclcnt Jeit.  A Gentleman having lent a Guinea, for  two or three Days, to ������ Person whoso  Promises ho had not much Taith In, was  very much surpriz'd to find ho very punctually kept his Word with him; tho samo  'Gentleman boing sometime nftor desirous  of borrowing tho like Sum, No, said tho  othar, you havo deceived mo once, and 1  arc resolved you shan't do ifc a second  limo.���������Joe MillerV Jest Book, 173'.".  ���������*-_.  THE JVU.NI.N(3 EXC.HJ-J-_-._-  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE  Best $1.00 a day house in town.  The bar is supplied with tbe best brands of Wines,  Liquors   and   Cignrs.  eJ. V. PEEK.S. Manager.  S13S LUND  F. JV-eCJIRTY  .Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in   PRI.ME BEEF, PORK.  ���������MUTTON JI,ND SJ-USJISH  Fi&h   and   Game   in    .Season.       Markets   at   Itevelstoke,.  Revelstoke Station, Xakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  Columbia House  The   largest hotel   in  town.        Centrnlly    locatwi"  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   and  Cigar������"  Best    accommodation. Pates    tl     per     d������~r  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  ��������� ��������� ��������� ������_  *  Table furnished * with  tbo choicest, the market  affords. Best .Wines  Liquors    nnd-    Cigars  $1.00 a day.     Monthly race.  J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.  -  ORIENTAL HOTEL  Largo light bed rooms,     llate-3  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake Diotri-i  a* "_���������  'Saddle, and.   Pack  always for hire.  Hones  Freighting  anel, Teaming  -    specialty.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing, every'morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake Citv.    For narttculars write.  forTrout Lake City,  For particulars write  CRAIG to HILLMAN, .Thomson's Landing.^  A  GOOD  CHANCE  To secure" one of those ~ desirable lot_  CHEAP on tbe C. & K. Steam Nsvk  gation Company's site. ,      '.  Dont    wait    till    the   boom  our way, but BUY NOW.  comes'-  HAIG & CRAGE  Sole Agents."  For All   Kinds of   Gommcrcial  PRINTING  Give Us A Gall,  *'���������    Our Prices Arc Rt������__..  FERGUSON  The Centre  of the   Lardeau   Mines  The_sniallPSt|liorse in the world is  salel to be :i ' Shetland pony owneel  by the Murchcse Caicauo In Northern  Italy. It is 24 inches high, and when  standing beside its owner this very  dlmiiiutlve pony's back is only about  an Inch above his knee.  GLOBE LOAN & SAVINGS CO., COR.  OF   VICTORIA   AND   LOMBARD^  STREETS.  TORONTO.  !���������". \\". Day. manager Globe Loan &  Savings Co", says: "I consider Dr.  Chase's Ointment invaluable," we  have thousands of testimonials from  prominent business men all over th'e  Dominion.    , *������������������*������������������  A Logical Maid.  "' He���������Whnt would you  _-iy If I wore to  oteal a kiss from you? ''  She���������But that I. impossible.  Ho���������Impossible I   Why so, pray?  Sho���������Because}ou can't steal anything  I haven't got, and no one has over given  me e kiss���������see?���������Chicago News.  "Fiosco" originally meant a bottle or a  flnsk. When the Italian glnssblowers do  tectexl flaws- in tha v.-ise-������ they were blowing, they made an ordinary bottlo of the  failure, imd hence tho namo.  A coquette is to a in an whnt a toy is ta  ��������� child���������as lone as it plea.ee him he keep"  It.���������An__~T__pl"_.  QR ANYTHING iu the lino of  JOB PRINTING. IE. you do  you can; be" furnished with the  same by THE - HERALD. _ We  carry a greater assortment of  paper, Envelopes, Cards, Etc,than  any other establishment in  North Kootenay, and can give  satisfaction in "   -  Quality  Promptness  and Price.  Hricob aud samples  furnished on  application.     Address  Tie:   kevelstoke Herald  Revelstoke, B. (.  Be Sure anel register at the  BJILMORJ-L HOTEL  >  When you reach FERGUSON.  The table is provided with the bust  the market affords.     Kates, from $Z  ,    to ii>:$ per day.  What Do You  tf  Want in Shoes '  If you want a Rood Jlincn' Shoe eotce  1". Jenkins.  If you wont a Rood Profpector*' (Shoe oom*  to U. Jenkins.  Shoes and Harness rcp_lred "on the _hort������_rt  notice. All lines ot work kept Is slock  at price.", to suit all.  .   D.JENKINS  Kirnt Street, ewe block from the laperial  Bank of Canada,  Kevelatnlce fUattan. B. C.  Wood! Vvood!  CUMMINUS BROS..  ���������  Proprietory.  oJoftn  E. Wood -  Jlreftiteet  and Buildep  Ettiraates, plans and specIUcatio-S Canjijlied  on application. Eliep anfl. j-CalrT aforS  promptly attended to^.. Woo.1 fcarvirii_a  epocialtr-      Work    fclioiV'on   Front Street.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and Be tail  Druggist, Calgary  ���������/      ���������-���������  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  I rptf  Guaranteed Full    ;   -.  Cord Measure.  Tlie undersigned has a large supply  of Hemlock, Spruce.   Fir, and Fine  Wood for sale.   Any person requiring  <  vvood will kindlv leave  their order* .  with _ilr. W. M. Lawrence. ReqeUtok* '  Station,   or   with'   H. ��������� N.   Coin_~i������r.  Front Street, Kevelstoke.  17ntf FRANK JULIAN.  '  The -Vernon Soda .:  Water Works . .. j.  J. O'BRIEN,  PROPRISTO--  M  Manufacturer of Soda Water, 2Inf������r*'"  Ale, Sanaprilla and All BoftDrinb.  A fall sapnlr kept In utoek  at He  Carty'a 'Cold "         ��������� ���������  can be left.  Storage, "wbare^B____nr_i'  HEVELSjo^E   :.:  lip WORKS v. J;  't  BIao___*_n.t__i___t. JobMaMK'  Plumbing.  Pip* Fi _*_-___*  T_______it-ii__S  Sheet Iron "Work   ,  Maoliinery Repaired  Mining Work a Special _y-_____������-w *  ROBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Sta, BL ,���������  T'."':r,--,:-'',';".-,-..T '?"%"���������VTV.tT-- 77X-."''VJ''.-''--"W-"i.".v:5S.".-;~^^^^^^^ -~''-~''v!l'_:'__??_-?2_f-_?i".!^---1  i  Artist's Materials  Ol these ������e Hare a complete supply ol articles require-, such its OU Colors,* Brushes.  Palette Boards, Palctto Knives and Oils.  For the Draughtsman  and Architect       ..-.ir  Everything required In their line will lie  found at hand: Mich a. nil kinds o( drawing  and Tracing l.incn aiul Papers, Instruments,  Rulers, Square,., and Colori'il Drawing Inks.  Mull orders promptly attended to.  Nighl Bell on Tluor.  THE CANADA DRUG &. BOOK  CO., Ltd.      ���������- :'���������".  Cms. It. McDonald. Manager.  Itevelstoke Station, R. C.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  ��������� 0:30 at the Vic. for a sandwich.  Another wedding is on the tapis.  Typhoid fever ceises in town are  abating.  J.M. Kellie, M.P.P., is visiting Kamloops this week.  Mrs. Benson is slowly recovering  from her severe illness. \  W. Bi-eiinan returned on Thursday  from a visit to Salem, Otegon.  ���������Fresh Bulk Oysters���������extra select���������  at J, R. Hull & Co.'s. oct 8-lm  Several new buildings are under  contemplation iu the vicinity of the  two banks.  Silver is st ill going up and with it  the dreams of by.gone days are  materializing.  Win. Baty," of Trout Lake City, is  spending a fevv days in tovvn with  friends.   '  Mr. T. Skinner.the popular gardener,  is engaged in making a tennis lawn on  the grounds of Mr. Thompson E. L.  Taylor.   , -  The Silver Cup has 350 tons ��������� of high  grade ore ready for shipment or on the  road to the smelter. The ore will run  about 15165 to lhc ton.  Thos. Magladery, of Parkhill.  Ont.,  spent Wednesday witli his olel friends,  lhe     Fallis     Bros.,     en      route    to  Nelson, where he will make his  home  in the future. ��������� '  North Kootenay semns to begetting  more than her share of coast weather  this .month. At Donald, Sicamous and  Nakiisp, all around us. it remains nice  and dry, while here it rains with a  vengeance nearly every day.  ":���������R..H. Tmeinati,' photographer of  Vancouver. B. C, vvill Iw in town until  Friday, Nov.-4th. Studio near Union  Hotel. This is-his last visit' .bis  spason. Sunshine not necessary.  Rememlx-r you want good photos  for Christmas.  A meeting of the citizens of Revel-  ntoke Station i.s called for Monday, at  8 p.m. bluii'p, to consider tlie question  of erecting a fire hall. All property  owners are earnestly requesled to attend. Meeting will be held in the  room under Tapping's Theatre.  J. Henderson returned from the  south country Thursday and went on.  to Golden yesterday morning. Mr.  "Henderson vvas much pleased willT"  what he s.aw at Salem, Oregon, where  lie has interests, but says lie can not  jar loose from the hills.  Mr. Hoar, vvho has heen at work on  the King William, situated in the  Abbott group, near Ferguson, all  summer, is~ in town enjoying a few  elnyi with fri. nils. Hi* says the King  William is a Cracker Jack, and when  the Lai-dean gets transportation it vvill  b. among tbe foremost shippers.  Miss Puliy Savage is attending the  Grand I_*xlge of the I.O.G.T. which  met at Vancouver this week. She is  also it cli'li'gatc to the Prohibition  Convention which met at the same  place. It is expected that important  uction will l>e taken at the convention  in connection with the recent Plebiscite. -The very latest returns give a  majority for prohibition of about  15,000.  The L.O.L. will celebrate the evening of November 5th, ������������������ Guy Fawkes,"  ���������with a big supper iri their hall. An  interesting programme is to be drawn  out and a good social time is looked  forward to. On the following Sunday  morning, Nov. 6i.li, a parade will take  place to the Methodist church, where  itn appropriate sermon will lie delivered hy Bro. S. J. Thompson. Ar-  langements are being made by the  committee for tbe brass hand if possible.' Visiting brethren are specially  invited.  The EL__-A_.Ii begs to acknowledge  the receipt of tbe souvenir edition of  t he daily Province, entitled *��������� Vancouver, the Queen City of the Wonderful West." It is published in maga-  ��������� zine form with a beautiful cover, and  contains a most interesting illustrated  write-up of the retrospective 'and  prospective of Vancouver, besides  ialest views of Dawson City, and other  points of interest iu Klondike, also  illustrations of the mining, shipping,  salmon fishing, lumber, agriculture,  ���������manufacturing and other industries of  lirilish Columbia. The price is very  kiw at 3) cent4.  Morn sidewalks wanted.  ��������� Fresh Bulk Oysters���������Extra-fleet���������  at J. R. Hull & Co.'..    .        oei 8-lin  Rev. Mr. McDnitgall will preach in  the Presbyterian church tomorrow  morning and evening.  W. Whit*, Q. C, is at present in  New York, and takes passage tomorrow for England.  Rev. S. J. Thompson vvill preach a  sermon to hnsiiii'ssiiien in thu Methodist church tomorrow evening.  A .sidewalk on Fiist street, between  the two h-inks would ho a valuable  acquisition to pedestrians these days.  Scarcely a elay pirsscs in town now  Iiut some lot of property changes  hands. A good sign for this time of  tho vein'.  - W. M, " Lawrence has rented the  stori* in the west end of the McCarty  block and he vvill use it for the display  of stoves.  ���������I. Jl. Citron has purchased the  stock of W. li. Pease & Co., and bargains in groceries he says will be the  order of the clay.  F. McCarty has just purchased and  has now in use a 40 lb. sausage machine manufact.urnod by John Wagner, of Pittsburg, Pa.  Additional street lights have been  put out on McKenzie avenue, one at.  the Canada Drug and Book Co.'s store,  another at the Molsons Bank.  Transportation for the Big Bend and  Lnrdenn is a something the board of  trade shoulel be figuring on while they  are resting these long fall evenings,  Mrs. L. "A. Clark, of Vernon; is  visiting at tho Methodist Parsonage.  Sbo is on her way home from an extended visit to her old home at Calgary.  Debate in the Methodist church  Monday night. Subject: " Resolved  that the Spanish-American War-Was  Justifiable." * Affirmative: '" Messrs.  Sullivan nnd Bilker. Nog.: Messr..  Lovering and Rev. Thompson.  Some evil disposed person cut ope*n  a nuinber of bags of saw dust which  were lying in the lane at the rear of  Columbia House, last--night, and  threw the'eontentt- over the river bank.  A month and hard labor would he a  lesson to petty criminals of this class.  Services-in' the Methodist church  tomorrow at the usual hours. Morniucr  siihjpi'L: ��������� ��������� " The Lifo anel Light of  Men." - Evening: "Honesty." The  anthem in the evening will be "Nearer  My God' to Thee," as arranged by  Exell. Strangers in the city are most  cordially invited to these services.  It i.s rumored around town that the  chiefs of the .local liberals and supporters of tlu* Martin provincial'gov-  ernmentf* have receiveel word that the  two governments have agreed tn  spend S50.000 conjointly on the river  bank and that in consequence we may  expect incorporation to come, to the  front again as a live question.  Rev. Father Thayer left last week  for the Coast and California, where he  is expected to enjoy a well earned  holiday until the New Yeier. His  place will lit*, taken'here and at the  various mission stations along the  line by Father Lauson, of Victoria.  wliii- arrived" this- morning-'-and-will  hold services at the usual hours ne-xL  Sunday.  The work of excavating fnr the  foundation for R. Hovvson's new  furniture store, adjoining the present  building on McKenzie avenue, began  yesterday. The building will be 24x60  two storeys high. The ground floor  vvill lie nseel as a show room for furniture, and the ceiling will he 12 feet 6  inches high. The top storey vvill bp  used ns a storeroom and workshop.  The present building, now occupied by  Mr. Howson. vvill be turned into a  drygonds store, and will he used a������  such from the Ist of December next.  Advertisement for Creditors  NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN that all persona  having claim, against the Estate of John  Bruce, lato ol Arrowhead, in- the County of  Kootenay, II. C, who died In or about the  month ol June last, are on or before the SOth  day of November, 1S9S, to send by post, prepaid  to tho solicitors of Hngh Bruce, the administrator ol the said deceased, their Christian and  surname, addresses and descriptions, the full  particulars of their claims, a statement of their  accounts, and tho naturo of securities (If any-  held bv them, after which said date tne said  administrator will proceed to distribute the  assets of the suid estate, and will not oc responsible to any person or persons of whose claim  lie shall not then have reeolvud notice.  Dated at Kevelstoke this '-"th day of October,  A. I). 1H98.  Hugh nrtucK.  Kevclitoki', 11. C.  Administrator.  WHITE, QWII.I.1M .t SCOTT,  Kevelstoke Station, 11. C.  Solicitors for the Administrator.  MARRIED  McLkan-McDo.nwle���������At   lhe  Methodist Parsonage. Revelstoke. B.C., by  Rev. S.*J. Thompson.   Friday evening:.  Oct,. 2.Sl.h, Mr.  Win.  Cameron  McLean, nf NoIhou, -B.C.,   tei   Miss  Annie McDonald, of Wa'pella.  The happy couple went south to tho  Halcyon Hot   Springs   by   this  morning's train and will  spend a  couple  of  vve.k.s   of     travel   in   the    Kootenay  before,    settling   in   their    home     in  Nelson.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  DEER HEAD-,  BINDS, ANIMAL-). Etc.,  Preserved   and   Mounted  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  Musical  Instruments  You are requested to look over my  (.elect stuck of    VIOL_N.~",������UITAR8    MANDOLINS    UOItNEIt'H MOUTH ORUAN3   STRINGS and ACESSOKIES....  Au excellentstock at low prices.  Tobacco", Clgari". Soft _pfre__ilng Drinks.  Stationery, Novels, Japanese Curios, Etc.  Chas. J- Aman  Land Notice.  Take-notice r.0 days afterdate hereof I Intend  to apply to Tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works tof permission to purchase 161) acres  ot land .011 St. I.con Creek In the North West  Koi.tcnay District described as follows: Commencing at the Initial Post situated on the  Eastern biiuiiilarv ot I_otll__'J about "."7.88 chains  from the North East corner thereof, thence 40  chains North, Thence 40 chains East, Tlience  40 chains South, Tlicnee 40 chains West to the  point of commencement.  MICHAEL GRADY,  by his agent  Hotel License  NOTICE Is hereby given that 80 days from  date hereof I intend to apply to the Stipendiary Magistrate tor the Kevelstoke Hiding ol  West Kootenay for pcrmislon to sell liquors by  retail at my Hotel ut Kevelstoke, B. C.  PERCY C. OROTTY.  Revelstoke, October 28th, 1898.  Hotel  License.  Take notice, that I, the undersigned, Intend  to apply!"0 days after date to the Stipendiary  Magistrate of the Itevelstoke Killing of West  Kootenay for a license to sell liquor by retail  at my hotel, si Unite 011 the Illg liend waggon  road, about three miles north of Ri'velstoKc.  11. CALLAHAN  Dated at Kevelstoke, Oct. I'Jlh, IS! 18.  Dated October 8,1808.  A. P. CUMSlINS.  1 ace  MM  FAYETTE RfciKER.  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT,  LOANING and  INVESTMENT  AGENT.  $40,000 T0120AN  ON REVELSTOKE REAL  ESTATE SECURITY.  OFFICE:   McKENZIE AVENUE.  AGENCIES   FIRB   Lancashire Insurance Co., England.    ,  National jVssurancc Co.. Ireland.  Phcenix Insurance Co., Hartford, Conn.  Norwich Insurance Co., Norwich, Eng.  Like   Royal Victoria Life Insurance, Montreal  Accident   Canada Accident Co., Montreal.  Loak and Savings   B.C. Permanent Loan & Savings Co.  Vi  ancouvcr.  What  Make5  a  flan  More miserable than  an ill fitting, uncomfortable suit. We can  fit you, as well as your  pocket-book. In fact  we arc making suit  to order at prices tha  scare the ready-made  clothiers. All ' new  styles. See us if you  want to look wei'  dressed in your ncx  suit.  What's the chief feature of made to order  clothing���������the flt, isn't it? Well, that's the  feature about which'we're most particular.  If it doesn't (It you, you don't have to keeplt.  But it will flt you if wc /-,"������ f~|"~r~f-||lVT/~~f  make it. Our, estat>- -.L.-J I ni-NVl.  llshment has at Its head oneof the best cutters  Iu the Province and many critical men who  heretofore patronized Eastern tailors have  testified to our ability to  flt them faultlessly  R. S. WILSON,  Merchant Tailor. .  Sales by Tender  TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up till the l~th day ot November, 1898,  for the purchase of the Honk Debts of the  Estate of XV. II. Pease.. Co.,amounting to aiiout  ".000, as per list, which may be inspected at  the office ol the Assignee.  TENDEKS will also be received by the  Assignee up to the salel ilnte for the purchase  of the Equity of KcdKinptlon lu Lot 27, Illock 2,  Smelter Townsite, In the Town of Revelstoke.  TENDERS In cai'h case to be enclosed in a  sealed envelopo, marked " Tender, XV. H. P. A  Co.1'. and to be accompsnled by a marked  cheque payable to the order of the Assignee  for 1-10 the amount of the tender, which cheque  will be returned by the Assignee If tender Is  not accepted.  The highest or anv tender In cither case not  necessarily acceptodi  Dated at Itevelstoke B.C., Oct. 28, 1898.  PERCY CHAPMAN,  Kevelstoke, B. C,  Oct. _9 td 1 Assignee.  Agent for the  Blicketisderfer  Typewriter  pauiaanr. Gents' Furnishings  Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps and  Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and  Fancy Articles, Patent Medicines, Etc.  POST  0*P*FICB  STOBH,   _=a___V:H:__Sa.O:i*_::"__ _ B. CJ.  Advertisement for Creditors  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the Estate of  William Joseph Lade. Into of Silverton in the  Ctountv of Kootenav, U.C., who died on or  about the 28th day ni February, 1897. tiro on or  before the30th day of No.ember, 1898, to send  by post prepaid to the Solicitors ol James A.  Lade, the Administrator of the said deceased,  their Christian and surname, addresses and  descriptions' the full particulars of their  claims, a statement of their accounts, and the  nature of the securities (if any) hold by them,  after which said date the said administrator  will proceed to distribute the assets of tho  said estate, and vvill not be responsible to any  person or persons of whoso claim he shall not  then have received notice.  Dated at Revelstoke this 20th day of October,  A D., 1898.  JAMES A. LADE,  Silverton, B.C.,  Administrator.  WHITE, GWILLIM .t SCOTT,  Kcvclstokc Station, B. C ,  29���������lm Solicitors for the Administrators.  Notice of Assignment.  Pnrsuanl to the Creditor's Trust?" Deeds Act,  and amending Acts, notice Is hereby given  that William Benson Pease and Annie Gibson  Paget, both of Itevelstoke lu the Province of  British Columbia,- Grocers, "doing business  under the firm-name of " \V" B. Pease ifc Co."  have bv deed dated the 12th day of October,  1898, assigned (ill their personal estate, credits  and effects'Which may be seized, and sold  under execution, and all their real estate to  Percv Chapmatt'of Revelstoko '. aforesaid,"  Wholesale Merchants, in trust for the benefit  of their Creditors."..   * -     ���������       ,_���������'  The said Deed. Avas executed, by. the said  William Benson :_~ease, Annie Gibson-Paget  and Percv chapman on the 12lh day of October  1898. All person's", having c'lalmh against the  said William Benson Pease and Annie Gibson  Paget at. required on or before the 5th day of  November, 1898, to send to the said Trustee full  particulars of the same duly^verifled, together  with the partlculors of the security, if any,  held by them.  And notice Is hereby given that after the  said 5th day of November, 1898, the trustee will  proceed to distribute the assets among those  Creditors whose claims have been lodged with  him, and that he will not he responsible after  said date for the assets so distributed or any  part thereof, to any person or pfctsons, Arm or  corporation of whose debt or claim 'he -.shall  not then have received notice. .v,   A meeting of the Creditors of the satd "W11-,  Ham Benson Pease and A'nnie Gibson Paget  will be held at tlic_office White, Gwillimft  Scott. Tavlor Block, Revelstoke. B.C-.on Thursday the 27th day of October, 1898, at ten o'clock  In the forenoon.  ���������   "���������     .- ���������"  Dated at Kevelstoke, - B.C., the 13th day of  October, A.D. 1898.      -  WHITE, GWILLIM * SCOTT.  Solicitors for the above namadTrustee.  ������ ������ THE ������ ������  LEADING STORE  vf"i������i������iS__^_^R  Car-pets  Clothing    . -  Dry Goods  House Furnishings  'l . _"l. 1  ....D  -   Curtains  Hats and Caps  Boots and Shoes  Mens' Furnishings  "BLEAK HOUSE."  We   take   great  pleasure  in   announcing  Actresses  that   onc   of   America's   greatest  -WIS5 JANE COOMBS  Is giing lo stop for one night with lis, ho novv is yivtn- time to get down yonr  Dickens and refresh yonr memories Iiy a second perusal of the tale. All those  who have read thu story in advance vvill (if they like) have tin; eminent  satisfaction of seeing it. ill its dramatized form presented by a great ai-tisle  anel-a brilliant companv. Miss Combs .-uicl (,'0. will appeal* at TAPPING'S  THEATRE on SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 5TH. ,  BOOTS and SHOES  Our line of Boots and Shoes have already won a substantial reputation  for quality, durability and value. ' We Guarantee every pair of Boots  or Shoes sold by us and will refund the cash if purchasers are dissatisfied  at any reasonable time,after date of purchase. In this department  particularly we have made a study of the special needs for this country  and we are in a position to supply the most fastidious with footwear.  1   DRESS OOODS  We have just received a small sorting lot of Stylish, fall and Winter  Dress lengths. .  " .     . MENS* DEPARTMENT     J  Our Mens' Department is very complete, and well stocked with Fall  and Winter Clothing:, Hats, Caps,  Etc.  BLANKETS aid COIIFORTERS  .' At Remarkably Reasonable Rates.     No need to go cold now.     We  - have not a shoddy article in the place, but will sell you a good genuine  all -wool Blanket at-, lower figures than you have been paying in this  town for a shoddy one. " -       .   v. "��������� -      -  Que  Aim   IS to sell you Reliable Goods, that we arc not afraid  -'to Guarantee, at Reasonable Rates.     We are doing  a large volume of business and we thank the public for their support.   At  the low figures our goods are marked our turn over needs be large.         <5V3>orSi!������iF3  Hllllltll������IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII.IIHI,l,llll,llll,.lll|l|lll|  I Hotel Feyguseii, 1  : Ferguson, B-C* |  j East fl_coinino(_a.Iori In __t������ |  jj        I_a_(_eau District.    '   I  I   Rates:   $__J������ Per Day.   f  I   D. FERGUSON! PROPRIETOR'S  ���������������>������ M .V....3  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie Ave..  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  Light.  Transferring  and Carting  ������^���������Telephone your orders to W.M. Lawrence  and they will be promptly attended to.  Robert Fleming  ���������s    At Thk KEVELSTOKE PHOTO CO. GALLERY  e~.l3X-T.*5iW"l9  James Gill & Go'y.  THE TAYLOR BLOCK,   HcKENZIE AVENUE.  F9R SALE-  -^S  =The^Sto^e-Trade,  We aro strictly in the Stove business. We arc dally expecting onr third car'  of Stores since we opened up in RevctHtoke, sixteen month- ago. "Our great  success hi this particular branch of our business is that wo carry nothing but  the highest grade of Stores and our prices are reasonable. Wo can show you  the small No. 7 Cook Stove,'just the thing for bachelors; or the large Steel  Range with all the latest Improvements. In Heating Stoves���������all lines of Box  Stoves from 18 to 36 Inches, and In Coal Heating Stoves from the small "Globe  Heater" to the large handsome double heaters rich lu their nicklc embellishments. If you cannot afford a furnace get a doublo heater with hot air  attachments, and yon can have your upstalr3 heated to perfection. We arc  sorry to disappoint our patrons who have been waiting for our Air Tight  IUaters.but as soon as our linings arrive xre will bo able to supply all demands.  W. M. LAWRENCE,  Hardware, Stoves, Tinware.  IP  FOUND AT LAST  The performance will besrin with the famous balcony HC.ne from Rennco  and Juliet. Reserved seats novv on sale at CHAS. .1. AMAN'S niiel F. B.  WELT-S".  IT WILL PAY YOU  ti  To try a 5 box lot of our Winter Apples before we  store them. We have just received'440 boxes,  three varieties. Also 60 boxes Choice _-*ears  from the Coldstream Ranch.  You   already  know  the   quality of -our  goods.  ���������Write or sec us for wpecial pi-ices for ton or car load lots feed or vegetable*.  -GEO. BELL & CO.  kUL_L-TO THEDGORS  That  is  the  condition   of   our store on Front Street.  We have a" good stock of Men's Fine Fall and Winter  Clothing.    Boots  and   Shoes, the best on the market  s^jf   Groceries, Flour, Provisions, Vegetables, Etc.  Fallis Bf?es.  1.���������Business  lots   nn Campbell Avenue.   A ,  snap for cash. i  - 2.���������A lot In tho centre of the buslncso part ol  Mackenzie Avenue. JJ8IHI In cash and liable to  go up In price before long. ���������>  .   .1.���������Business lots, .VO foot front, on First St*  between lhc two banks.-    Pome of the choicest'  business property on the market. *   '  ..���������Foiii- lots at 'the corner of Third Btrect  and Campbell A venue���������a good location.     ''  !>.���������Two lots nearly opposite.Samson's residence on Third Street, .1.10 each. Nice lots  and a bnrgttln for residential purposes.  C���������A large Irame"two-storey residence. Just  erected on Second Street, two minutes walk  from C I*. It. Itouuillimisi', plastered inside,  fciico, verandah.   Price f l,.~tl0, on easy terms.  7.���������Comer lot. next Itovelstoko Postofllce',  Front Street.   |8,>tlca.s)i.   A bargain.-  8. Two lots, opposite J. XI. Sibbald's residence, on First St.   ~3._l each.  9. Desirable residence, close to the Cowan  Block, cheap for cosh. 3 rooms, bathroom anel  pantry.  in.���������~~~o���������"IV) down will buv a house, three  rooms and kitchen, and furniture. Including  _tIie.flrst.of three pavmcnts.oii tho lot.-iChol. allocation, corner of 'fhird and Ford street." This ���������  Is a great bargain. .  11.���������.V comfortable cnttngo close to the Court  House, stnndlng on a 50 foot lot, supplied with  every convenience, at a great bargain, JS00  down and the Imlance on easy terms.  Straight loans on real property round tha  centre of the business part of tho upper town.  No red tape, formalities or delay.  ,   Apply lo  ^-^Grogan s Ge.,  'AGENTS.  Revelstoke Sash & Door  4-^ Factory.g^  Manufacturers of and Dealer* in  Sash. Doors, Turnings, Plinths, Corner  Blocks, Mouldings of all kinds,  Fancy Gable... nnil Verandah work,  Brackets of every description made  to order. Store and oflico Fittings.  Window Frames, with S.ish fitted  a specialty.  All the latest machinery. - Dry kiln on the  premises.    Call and get prices before  going elsewhere.  --^SAWYER & MANNING,  HARDCOAL!  HARD CASH !  ANTHRACITE COAL.  Delivered  from car..  Delivered from shed.  . $9.50 ner ton.  .310.00 per ton.  Now is the time to get in your winter supply before the snow falls.   Order  early.   ' Cash must accompany the older.  ,E. McCART .Z"..  BRICK !  The F. E. Piper Co. havo ne * on band  First Class Brick at right prices.  Intending builders would do well to  call and examine.  Brick yard just north ot the Gun Club  grounds. ,,  Mail orders promptly attended to.  Frices on application.  The F. E. Piper Co., .   ���������  Revelstoke, B. C.  V7.6. BiRHSV  Painter and  Decprator  First Street East, Revelstoke Station  * il  t'-f  ������    vi  Graining, Paper Hanging, Hard Wood Finish.  ing. House Painting in all Branches,  Carriage. Faintisc, Gluing. *o<,

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