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 x-^&'kwk's"-?'-'? *-i_ -" 6gpW n* ���������V3& J?S_"?Jlw.  'IWWJ i rty |f ���������__* ^y^ . ��������� i  cn "_=~~___o_t ���������������������������������������- jth'mu'ii^^jv._oi,_M-^.y__^. n-^^-^J  itV*~". **(*���������������������^���������m**!!'* ~~~*~~1v~"~'~"~'~-~_���������*���������>������������������  !a*!rf-~l.,i'S<i*' *_-'���������"  S-UJ_ai_wii_H__-iffir^^  .  _/ u-  ���������,y  ;2?  . /  I  xc<<~~iTT~i~~~~n rP"\ArTf~!*Fi- a -"wptptpt    "w I-1 r)"Nr"P'!_=.T"i a ~v������=~ ' a--"ktt~i   -=* a t-ttt*? t*i a *v������=*,  -   ���������  ���������   _.                     ���������* -    j  Vol.  __������������������:������������������  II.  No.  72.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8,1898;  !$>2.00 a Year in Advance-.  _-.������������?2S-___E*s__Sg������gfe5_KgSRg_:  ^Hudson's Bay  Company  [INCORPORATED 1670  The   Most   Up-to-Date' Outfitters 8  - in Western Canada.  Intending Prospectors should write us Cj,  for one of our new Folders, which w  contains an excellent' Map and an P?  estimate of the probable cost of a JJ.  complete outtit" for the Gold Fields. <m  Hudson's Bay Stores,  Calgary.  Calgary, Feb. 1  1893.  S3SS������@g������������S23gggg_Z33������2'.  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, McKenzie Ave, jRcvcIsloKe Sta.  Monev to Loan.  ', VT. White. Q. C. J. M. Scott, B.A., LL.B.  F. L. Gwilliin.  JAMES MURPHY, B.A.,  Barrister, Solicitor,- Etc.  Office:   Cowan Block.   T.O. Box 198.  Third St., Revelstdke/B.C. - '~  . HARVEY.   &   M .CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,    Etc.  Companv lands to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:   Molsons Hank Block.  First StreTet,   Revelstoke Station,   B. C:  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Deaier and Drayman.  Pravlng and delivery work aspecia'ty.   Teams  - alwavs rend von shortest notice.   Contracts lor  Jobbing taken.    W9~Asent for the Standard  Oil Company.  DENTISTRY  DR.  EDMONDS,  (Successor to Dr. Mathlson.)  Teeth extracted painless.   Ilentlstrv in nil Its  branches.     Office  over   the  Canada Drug &  Book Co.s' store.  SPECIAL FRIDAY  BARGA1MS���������i  Of Infants' Bibs and  Ladies'  and1 Children's  Ringwood Gloves at  M. K. LAWSON'S  NEW STORE.  Opposite Cowan Block.  Tea  will be cerved every Friday, Bargain  Day, (rom four to six.  F9R SALE-  1.���������Business lots on Campbell Avenue. A  ���������nap for cash.  2.���������A lot in the centre of tho business part oi  Mackenzie Avenue. "SOO in cash nnd liable to  go up in price before long.     >  - S.���������Business lots, 50 foot front, on First St.,  between the two banks. Somo of the choicest  business property on the market.  4.���������Four lots at the corner of Third Street  end Campbell Avenue���������a-good location.  5.���������Two lnts nearly opposite Samson's residence on Third Street, .150 each. Nice lots  And a bargain for residential purposes.  ".���������A large frame two-storey residence, Just  erected on Second Street, two .minutes -walk  from C. lVR. Roundhouse, plastered inside,  fence, verandah.   Price "1,000, on easy terms.  7.���������Corner lot, nett Revelstoke FostofTlcc,  Front Street.    _3j0 cash.   A bargain.  8. Two lots, opposite J. D. Sibbald's residence, on First St.   "350 each.  9.' Desirable residence, close to the Cowan  Slock, cheap for cash. 5 rooms, bathroom nnd  pantry.  Straight loans on real property round tho  centre of the business part of the upper town.  ~~o red tape, formalities or delay.  Apply to  >-^GResAN & Ge.,  AGENTS,  Watch  for  Our  Builder's  Hardware  and  Stoye  Advt.  ���������_> * ���������  in  next  issue.  C. B. Hiime  & Co.  At the   Great  Departmental  Store  Bourne Bros.  The Emphasis of Low  Prices  Worthy goods of every ~tort  are cheaper now than we ever  remember. ' ;" "'  Prices are.down to rock bottom., and tbe selling capacity  of this business is the power  by which we control and distribute bargains.  The more business, we mass  together the.better chances we  give you to be thrifty.  Developing this into a departmental store is bringing  the crowds in greater numbers  and special values are snapped  up in a hurry.        , .  The reason why things move  so quickly may be that you do  a good deal o*" looking before  you come here.       ' -  Great Bargains in Every  Department    ".;.,;;:.  ': Glove de������ar t__.ei-t--a plum  for every customer. About'10  dozen, is., what we have fe-  inaining/ot our "big purchase  50 dozen of Emil Pewny & Co.  bent quality Kid Gloves, four  button lengths, in all the leading shades, every pair perfect  fitting. They were manufactured to retail at $1.50, which  is.their actual value;    Monday  we place them on sale at the  phenominally low price of 90  cents.     As usual you will'find  Big Bargains in Our  press Goods. Department  5 pieces .colored cashmere  full colours, only 25 .cents,  worth 46 cents.  5 pieces colored Cashmere,  all the leading shades, only  45 cents, worth 60 cents.  Cloak Department  "We Lead, Others Follow.  Every, novelty is shown here  at less "than wholesale. We  are headquarters for everything in made up garments.  We Lead, Others Follow.  For the Little Tots  Neat head gear for little  heads at little prices.  192 Fisher's toques in dainty  Tartan coloring, splendid value  at 75 cents. Watch them go  Monday at 50 cents.  The Big Stores' sheeting  and cotton values are known  to all economical housekeepers.  Here's a price specimen : 36  inches grae cotton, good useful  quality, that you'll pay 7 cents  for elsewhere, here 20 |yards  for $1.  Flannelette, 25 yards good  flannelette for $1  The Great Departmental  Store for the latest novelties  iu mens' neck wear. Hats,  Clothing, etc., lowest prices  and largest assortment.  MINING AND GENERAL  Trout Lake a Miner's Paradise���������Mines  - -Opening ' Up all Through That  .District '  The fact that tenders are being  called for .the erection of ore and  boarding houses at the Ethel, indicate  that active operations will soon commence on that property.  The llevelstoke football team failed  to materialize on Saturday last, which  was keen disappointment to the many  who had been expecting tn see an  exciting match between ' the, rival  teams. A match between the "Senilis  and Profs, in ������ manner appended the  disappointment. It was a warm game  throughout and resulted in a draw.  ,1. M._Robinson, left recently for his  home in Peachland, Okanagan valley.  -The J. A. H. A. property situated  at the -head of Surprise Creek and  about 2,000 feet from the Molly Mack  has a wonderful showing. _ The ore is  principally copper asssaying 55 per  cent, copper, 4 ozs. silver and a truce  of gold.' The lead from which this  ore was taken "is about'8 feet ��������� wide  and evidently contains a body of the  above mineral, all that can be gone by  at present is the surface showing, as  the property was only, located a few  days ago. Some fine specimens of the  almost pure copper was left at the  Topic office.  The locators of- this property are  Geo. Yuill and Win. Flobeck.  Recent work on the I.X.L., a claim  situated near the head of Eight Mile  creek, and adjoining the Silver Cord  mineral claim is showing up splendidly  as the results of recent development  operations.  A tunnel of nine feet is in on the  vein and in the face, of it on the hanging wall is from 26 to 28 inches of  galena ore and on the footwall an 8  inch streak of carbonates. This  property is owned by Messrs. Johnson  und McCord.   -  The result of the plebiscite taken in  Trout Lake , and. .Ferguson - was far  from,satisfactory.". Out of. a 'total of  aiiout-,75.- votes only .30 voted, "the  result;: proved a_tie. In Ferguson  18 voted out pt list of abbut_ TO, the  poll standing Ave for and 13 against.  This looks bad considering 'the importance of the issue, and speaks' far  louder than words of the people's lack  of preparation.���������Topic.  KEEPER TORN BY LIONS  Lemen   Brothers' Lion  Tamer  Fatally  Wounded in the Cage  Butte, October 1.���������-Lemen Brothers'  circus has been here two days and has  given street parades each day. -When  the parade started > on Saturday  morning the regular lion tamer was  absent, and a man named Zeke Walters, hut whose real name is. Walter  Blunchard, known as the animal man,  took his place in the lion's cage. The  lions, three in nuinber. appeared to be  in bad humor on account of the cold  weather. Upon entering South Butte  the nninial8 became restless and paced  tip and down the cage in a menacing  manner, growling nnd in other ways  showing their displeasure. Two of the  lions jostled each other in passing, and  a conflict between the beasts seemed  imminent, when Walters cracked his  whip, the lash falling on the head of  one of the lions. With u roar  that could be heard for blocks, the  savage beast sprang at the kecper.and  in an instant Inter both brutes  had attacked him. The first lion  struck at him with his paws, inflicting  severe injuries and knocking Walters  down to the bottom of the cage. The  next instant the three brutes were  upou him,the baby joining in the mix-  up and the horrified spectators were  unable to sec the ni.in. The lions  could be seen, however, raining blow  after blow upon the prostrate man  with their great paws. With a superhuman effort Walters grabbed one of  the bars of the side nf the cage and  drew himself to his feet, at the same  time attempting to fight off the brutes.  Almost blinded hy tho torrent of  blood from the woundB on his head,  Walters made one last desperate  effort and painfully drugged himself  to the door at the rear of the cage.  Unfastening it he leaped to the street  and fell unconscious to the  ground. The door slammed shut  after him, thus preventing the escape  of the animals. Wallers' back is  terribly lacerated. She doctors say  he wiU die,  FOREST FIRES RAGING  j. .".      * '���������~*  Destfoyfiig Property and Playing Havoc  With k-rcrything That Comes in Its  Path���������Hundreds of Men Working  Dayahd Night Fighting the  Flames  ��������� ChipJ?_bwa Falls, October 1.���������Forest  fires iti. raging to an aluriniiig extent  in-tbis abet ion. Hundreds of farmers  are.;working night and day fighting  the flames.  ST.Pilul, Minn., October 1.���������A Rice  Liike .J'stiecial to the, Pioneer Press  says': *"��������������� Forest 'fires are doing great  diunagfe in this section. Sixteen farm  houses are * reported .to have been  burned; yesterday afternoon. The  wind wus blowing a pale and served  to fan the', flames. At Cedar1' Lake  fire destroyed considerable property  owned by the Knapp Stout Lumber  Company, ' and a portion of Cedar  take town of 600 inhabitants is reported destroyed. Alinenn Town, 300.  and Pottkin Town, 200, are said to have  been wiped out, but no loss of 'life is  reported; a-slight ruin began to fall  yesterday evening and it is believed  the firek will'be checked."  -PARTIALLY EXTINGUISHED  Milwaukee. Wis., October 1.���������  Reports received at the railroad office  in this city are to the effect that the  forest fires in the northern part of the  states,were quenched by a heavy fall  of rain last night. The heaviest "loss  was suffered at Cumberland, where 25  families, were rendered homeless by  the flames, and the large saw mill  plant.~va.1ued at $225,000, was wiped  out. ' Wires are down in nil directions  and particulars of the ruin wrought  have hot heen received, but aro expected to come in shortly. Only one  death, as far as known, has resulted,  that of .Mrs. Jacob Correson, of Dry-  wood. ' Two children of Mrs. Correson  were seaiously burned while attempting to rescue their mother.  ��������� The loss is not expected to reach  over $1,000,000.  -     A SAD SIGHT  St. Paul,-Minn'., Oct. 1.���������A Cum-  berlari'd,'-Wi's.V despatch to the-'Dcs-  patchsays:" "Cumberland presents''a  sad sight today. The mill portion' of  the country is a smouldering heap of  ruins.- The loss is'about $185,000. The  forest fires were swept, into, the city  from the southeast at about five  o'clock last night" by a tornado., The  air 'was filled with smoke and burning  cinders and the fire started on the east  and west sides of the town at about  the same time."  Trout Lake District  " There is a good deal of" actrviTy"in~  Trout Lake district, and very, satisfactory res_]ts are being obtained  from the development work now  proceeding," said a mining man from  that part of Kootenay to a Spokan  " Spokesman-Review" reporter.  " "In the Fish River district especially  are results satisfactory. A shaft is  being sunk in ore on the Beatrice  claim, a part of tho Bouchier group, on  Mohawk crock, a tributary of Pool  creek, and the ore being taken out ii  of high grade. T understand a contract has recently been let to deliver  'the ore on tho dump at Thompson's  Landing, from which point it will go  forward for smelting.  At the Glengarry and Prince Edward, on Boyd creek, a tributary of  Fish River, development work is  being prosecuted energetically with  the result that a good body of ore has  been shown up. '    The Ethel claim, on Glacier 'mountain, close to Trout Lake City, is  looking well. Recently a small shipment from this property was made,  and preparations are now under way  to facilitate ore being forwarded regularly to Everett.  Some big assays have been obtained  by the Lade brothers from their claim  on Gainer Creek, and there now seems  little doubt that these properties are  of considerable value.  At the Free Coinage, adjoining the  Silver Cup. some high grade gray  copper ore was recently struck and  indications point to this claim turning  out very profitably.  The last shipment of Silver Cup ore,  amounting to about 55 tons, returned  about 225 ounces of silver to the ton,  besides good values in gold and lead.  Some 1G0 tons nf similar ore are now  sacked at the property awaiting ship  ment, besides which there is a large  quantity of concentrating ore, assaying about $25 to the ton, on the dump,  and large bodies of clean concentrating oie are in eight at the property.  Development work to obtain further  depth is  being actively prosecuted.*'  WANT SIFTON TO RETIRE  He May be Made Premier of Manitoba  or Governor of the Northwest  The Ottawa correspondent of the  Mail and Empire says that Mr. Sifton  has been summoned very suddenly  and urgently to Quebec and it is reported that he has lieen summoned  for the purpose of endeavoring to  induce him to retire from the cabinet  and either accept the governorship of  the Northwest Territories or to  succeed Mr. Greenway as premier of  Manitoba. The latter, says the correspondent, is anxious to "retire and go  to the senate.  No Wonder They Got Mad  The editor of a paper in Nevada is  hiding in the hills in hopes of saving  his life which is threatened to be  taken as the result of his getting the  reports of a cattle show and a concert  mixed up; The article appeared in his  paper thus: " The concert given by  sixteen of our most beautiful young  ladies was 'highly appreciated. They  sang in a, most charming manner,  winning'the plaudits of the audience,  who pronounced theni best herd of  shorthorns in the countrj*. A few are  of a rich, brown color, lint the majority are spotted brown and white.  Several of the heifers are -able-bodied  and clean-limbed animals, and promise  to be good milkers.  Hutchison���������Bielby  A quiet little wedding took place at  the residence of' R. P, Pettipiece,  Second St., last evening at 8 o'clock,  when Rev. S. J. Thompson united ir.  the holy bonds of matrimony, Robt.  Hutchison of Goldon, to Miss Alice  Bielby of Fletcher, Idaho, sister of  Mrs. R. P. Pettipiece. The bride was  prettily attired in a combination of  cream satin duchesse and batiste with  rnche of mousseline de sail, outlined  byJrnechlin 'inserting.. The bridal  costume being made by Miss Austin.  Miss L. p. .Pettipiece was bridesmaid,  while' WlBreuuan acted as groomsman.  After the ceremony was over-I'fewiu-  Minate-friends sat down to a sumptuous wedding dinner'.;"arid, a'-pleasant  evening wus'spent hy those present.  A Promising Lardeau Property  M. O. Tibbits, of the Canada Mutual  Mining & Development Company,  writes that his company has secured  the Hunter and Trapper group, in the  Lardeau. The property is located up  the head of Pool creek, about 12 miles  from the old town of Liudeau, on. the  thumb of Upper Arrow Lake. The  showing includes a 20 foot ledge of  silver-leud ore, carried between lime  and slate." H. N. Boss, one of the  former owners, writing-of the property, says that the group shows an  ore chute that can be traced for a  distance of 600 feet. The hanging  wall, which is marked l>y a tall streak,  carries a pay chute a foot wide, assaying very high iu silver. The rest of  the ore chute is a" large deposit of  medium grade mineral, carrying silver, lead and gold. The giingue is a  blue quartz heavily impregnated with  lime. The ore on the whole is nf a  concentrating nature. ' A 15-foot shaft  shows ore assaying as high as 1,107  ounces in silver and $14 in gold, equal  to a total value of $685.32.���������Rossland  Miner.  Rapid Railroad Building  Past records in the way of railway  construction are beaten. It is one of  the marvels of the age, the fact that  the Crow's Nest Pass li_.ilway will be  completed frcm Lethbridge to Kootenay Luke, a distance of about SOOmiles  within a period of 14 months. It is all  the more wonderful when it is considered that even the engineering work  was hardly commenced 14 months ago.  Yot this railway has been built  through two ranges of mountains, the  Sdkirks and the Rockies, and will  before the close of the year be complete in every respect as to side tracks,  bridges, water tanks, section houses  and all other accessories. The steel  laying machine, under the charge of  J. Turnbull, has been for some time  past putting down rails at .the rate of  four miles per day. The transfi-r slips  at the fooc of Kootenay Lake, being  built for the purpose of transferring  the cars and canying merchandise  from the present terminus of the  railway to Nelson, now looks like a  forest of piles. Freight will in a short  time be able to go straight from Winnipeg to Kossland without transhipment.���������Golden Miner.  NORTH KOOIENAY MINES  BOUND   TO    PAY    LARGS   DIVIDENDS  TRANSPORTATION    IMPROVING  Trout" Lake.   Arrow  Lake,   Big  Bend  and     Illecillewaet   Mining   Divisions:  Developing  Rapidly���������A -Bonanza  fo_  the Capitalist���������Pay Ore is Plentiful.  (From the Spokane Spokesmen Review)  The mining district of North" Kootenay may be said to embrace the TroYrf  Lake, Arrow Lake, the Big Bend ttttd  the Illecillewaet divisions.   The Trout-  Lake mining division, lying north of  the Slocan and between the Ainsworth  and the Lardeau divisions, .embraces  all the territorydrained by the rivers"  and streams flowing into the  Trout".  "  Lake, into the   Lardeau   river  above.  Cascade creek, and into the Dunc___  river above the summits south of "Half  and East creeks,  all the drainage of    .  this   area   being  by   the   Lardo- aDd~  DiincHn rivers-into the northern end  of Kootenay lake.  The means off appioaefi\ is- of the",  government wagon road from Thorn.---_"~  son's Landing at the upper en^' of tiie'  northeast arm of Upper' Arrow lake,  running   northeasterly   eleven  miles,-  where one branch" in- one mile enters  <j  Trout Lake City, and another in four.'  miles enters-Ferguson, situated1 below".  the junction of the .noi th "and' south' ,.  branches of Jtardo. creek.    A- further'  road for a distance" of  five" miles   to'  " Eight Mile,��������� on  the south   fork  of  the  Lardo  has   been    built   by    the'  Lillooet," Fraser  River fund   Cariboo  Gold Fields Co., limited;  of - England. ���������  It is very extensively .used by   those'  operating in-tKe'district..        ,.  From Ferguson traits .lead up to tbe'  north fork'of the -Lardo  to' variorr1 ~  groups of claim*,   while -others" run  from Eight Mile to Ten Mile_(or"the,v ".  junction'of  Gainer  creek "with  the  south fork)'andito-the Silver Cup and ���������  adjoining claims." -   <    -  From Ten Mile a* trail - branches up'  Gainer creek to- reacH" the .Bod Shot .  aiid other properties,, and the main1  trail continues up-tHe south fork to'  Healy creek to the Abbott, Wagner-'  and other properties.-  FiTim   Trout Lake   City    by hoat. ���������  trails running up some of the creeks :s  on either sideoCthe laU-e-are-reaehed;^-  in the neighJ>o_t_nod .of* which'-many'  locations   have    been . made,-thru* no'  extensive-work done.''    ' . * '  The ore of the district'is argentifer- ���������  ous galena, mixed'wilh which'there is ���������'  more or less grey, copper, which car--  ries high' - values in< silver, and on-  some properties; especially on tho  Silver Cup and'adjohring-claims, -good'  values are found.  TnotnrLAKE dist~������(~t '  The principal properties of the dis-'-  trict are theSIlver'Cup, and'Sun-hine - -  (belongingto' the 'Sunshine,  Limited ,-  an English-Co.).and  the Towser,  on  Silver Cup hill,-neai--Eight Mile;   the  Bad Shot'on Gainer creek;-the-Abhott  and   Wagner  groups- west   *o_;   lire ���������  Duncan river;  about  20  miles - from ���������  Ferguson.-the Alpha group'of' claims  belonging  to    the   Lillooet,     Fraser  River nml'CiiriKoo  Gold   Fields   Co.,  Limited, mentioned   abuve,   and   the'  Great Northern and True Fissure on"  the nortlrfork.   The Ilullus is a promising prospect' at  the   foot  of Trout ���������-  lake on Teiidei-foot creek'. ^ ���������  The SiH-er Cup is the show propwty"  of the diitricf/, over 1600 'ftet of '��������� work--  having been done at" this mine" with1  sat isfactory results. During thte'last'-  few months about 800 tons ofr ore has-*  been sacked,-of which about 550! have *  been shipped, giving returns frai_rthe-  smelter of $150 lor the ton.  On the Wagner; Abbott, Aldha and >  Bad Shot' properties, the work done -  has also puroved encouraging and there"  can be no doubt that with' the amount -  of development now being carried*  on this district-will rapidly advance in <  popularity' as-well a* property.  It should' be- mentioned that last"  September" a- larger- outti-opping-of*  quartz,- carrying free> gold, was dis--  covered - near Gainer creek. - ������- small >  shipment of which,, to" Nelson. rai_~  about S20OIn gota-to thettm."  The properties on Ffslf- _��������� nd- P6ole~"  creeks, not' far from tbe ��������� nT������rtbea_t:-  arm of Arrow-lake, also show np iw a.  very promising manner."  <-&-_Iuii__ la Next Iisucy  .-' ;| _���������  i  Revelstoke   Herald  PubllBhed ln interests ot  ���������    '������'  Allien Cauypu,  RaTalstoke, Lardenu, Big Bond, Trout Lnke  niaoillow-et,, Albert Canyon. Jordan  Paaa and Eagle ''ana Districts.  A. JOHNSON Proprlet    .  A Hornl-W*o_ly Journal. published In thi  InCir-iTu"t Ke.elatoice and the Burroundinj  district, Wednesdays and "Saturday, maklm  jl<_w������tcooiioct"onii with all t.aliis.  AdTerU-inii  Raws:   Display aila. ������1.00 w  <������lumniIch.V.W poriocb wl"-.nln8ert(.do., thi  Dture.   UiBal aos. 12c p -r (nonparull) line foi  SmlnsirU o: Do for ea-jh additional insertion.  r2w1&k .lOllc-S. loo por lino each Issue. Birlh.  (CjABS WITH THE LAR(_.  . _, - _,.-- ,*'��������� >_  %,., V* _���������_> ������<._��������� *-������ *^ ���������"������ *"������ ���������"������ ~"  boot   equipped '  nnd id pie-  Arbt,  Wc often have to envy the lite s~mic  of our friends lead. Tlieir total and  complete Independence excites our ad-  miiiuion. Smart enough to make  money, they know how lo use it.  They care untight, what people may  liiink of their numerous pocadilloos,  possessed us tliey are of such a rcaily      _. ._._ wit   and   tongue,   tliu t   inuUcs     their  #1.15 for six months, Biriotij  ������"KO0(]y Koody rriuiitl-i iifriiid  to reiuon-  Iiik Hkiiai.ii Job  slrale   with   theni.     What   tliey   du   i.s  "done in a bold btuvc way. as much as  to say -wliat cure 1  for people's t.ilk,  I am not asking them I'or anything V '  ilTliey travel a round and sec all llieie  is to lio seen.    Any dcsciving cas. of  cliuiity appeals  to them.    Tliey  have  to   much   sense   lo   get   married���������wi'I  entertain you when you call on tlism  without   doing   the ' l.oni   ad.     When  one   feels   mean,   bluo,   sick   or   rics-  pondont, call on these p.cple and tliey  will cheer you up, buy a coil hot ati'l  do you more real  good  than  a  thousand   ssriuons.     Tliey   know   how   you  feel   having  been   there.     They  wont  talk   to  you   about  temptations   tliey  know   nothing   about,   because   they  have not run  tho gauntlet of all  the  temptations   themselves ?       If   they  fell,   they   were, smart enough  to got  thoir feet again.    Givo us p:o-.  to uny ' pio of this kind every lime, and alter  -J&rrlaso and Ileal h not ices. froo.  ���������    sSiS-iDtion Rales:   By mail or carrier, i'i 00  p������S" '#1.-5 for six months, strictly m  advance.  Onr Job Department  Department  ia one  ol   too  ^riiung omcee in Wesi Koou nay.  .nil  "LaTedlS execute ell kinds ot printing in  c _������, itfl" at honeRt prices    Ono price to ul -  f So Job too 1������- go���������none too munll-forus    Mm  oi5ini pVoniptly attended to.   Uivo ua a trial  ^S-���������������J___-_V.: We im correspondent on anySubject of liiur.-st ',o the Ke".���������;1  Subtler anfi doire a rcllabl- regular correa-  Sondent    In     every , locnU aumiuudini.  &ve__toke    InallcaSoB the bona tide name  of the writer-musiacoompany manuscript, but  not necessarily for publicatio .  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Revelstoko. et. C.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS-  right. We didn't (lo .. tiling to tho  stranger. That new black coat we  are" wearing represents three kings,  and that nice frisky looking hat which  now covers our noble hrow is the  direct and natural outcome ot three  littlo aces and a pah" of tens. This  is a great country for agriculture. We  have to raise something, if it is only  raising a man out of liis boots.  *  -   .  The 1'etu chaiupotro given by one  ot our genial merchants, srho has  amassed such a tremendous fortune  out of ilrieil apricots, was the event  of the season, livery one was lliere.  except those whoso line ot credit hail  beon shut olf. These unhappy  pariah"- gazed nt the sceDe through,  glasses from distant hills. The band,  each member of which owed a inam-  olli store bill, rendered choics selections from Gilbert and John Ij. Sullivan's operas, ln viow of the. relations existing hetweou tha musicians anil the niercliant. the selections wore n'nielly laken from  Patience.  There scorns  lo be a  popular  that   tlio   editor    of  a  country  should  praise    up everything  criiniiuUely.     Ho  is  expected  idea  rag  in*is-  t'J   uso  l All correspondence must ho legibly  written ou ono Bido of lhe paper only. .  S Correspondence containing personal  matter muBt be signed with t_a pr per namo j ���������,,  on  "V*. ^rafpondence   with   reference  Iking that has   appeared  "������   -i-Other   paier  SSt Bret be offereo for P������bhcu!.������������ t������  that  paper twfore lt can appear in 1 mc Hbba-D.  the word "prosperous" in  to the country, (especially  frost     that    has    killed  relevance  after    a  everythin!  "WEDNESDAY,    OCTOBER    5,    ISM.  wc havo finished editing the Free  Lance in tliis world wo will meet  thoni, in somo other where the wicitel  cease from troubling and the ru'.lnr-  neck   is  at  rest.  deader Hum a string of mackerel); he  must always apply the word gonial  to storekeepers, (who advertise and  Put up the cigars once ln a while);  call the hotel proprietor (to whom  he owes a heart breaking board bill)  Now anil  again  somo strange  Incident occurs even hsic in Wetaskiwin,  The Soudan 'nul while many psoplc only look upon  | the serious out como of those a Tans,  Now that Omdurman has been taken  we   much   prefer   to   look   upon    the  what next ? Whether the country will  have a quasi independance under British protection or what will be its exact political constitution is not clear;  but that there is something in tlie  wind there cannot be any doubt. That  something will make England more  independen of the rest of Europe in  dealing with the country. There will  be, of course, an outcry in France,  hut' that country is now "line quan-  tito neglegeable." If the British ne-  '��������� gotiations' with -Russia about China  snould progress saustactorny. it is  anticipated that the powers will do  no more than make a "note" of pro- rgetting a little  test against tne coutinued occupation werc beeomjng  of Egppt- Germany is not likely to  put obstacles in the way in *iew of the  new relations winch are arising between her and Great Britain, and it  is worth noting that the kaiser has  already compared umdurman to Waterloo. " JJ _  52.50.  -.musing side. An intimate friond of  ours has been wanting to gst mar: led  for a long timo past, but has never  got far enough ahead to pull the event  off. Tho other night, however, he  was playing poker in pretty goad lu?k  and came out ?47 ahead cf tha game.  Ho immediately hired one of Eg^los-  ton's nicest top buggies and went off  22 miles, into the countiv aft.r the  girl. On arrival at the ancestral  shack ho lost, no time in asking the  girl's parents for tlieir daughter's  hand in manage. They clic'oifiiHy  gave tlieir consent, as the girl was  old and tho old folks  _ a little leery of her  ever getting married ut all. Th. girl  hopped about the house in great excitement, donned her other dress and  climbed into the rig. Back thoy fle.v  to town to get married. On the wav  the   fellow  showed   '  seml-faccti  clerk  friend  to  aie  tlie  a jovial boniface; refer  ously to a young store  (whoso sister Is distraeungly prettj)  as the rising young man of the town  with a groat future; the poslmastei  of course must always b3 -''genial;  -nd the preachers. It not rofea-rod  occasionally as "worthy divines,  will wax so wrathy that they  liable to got back at you from  uulpit some Sunday and slio~v you  up in your propet" light, which would  in- higlilv inconvieiu. And as toi  the C P'R. (O, bury me on tho lone  prairie!)", although they are the alpha  and omega, the first and the last, the  m.diue ami all the sides Inside and  oulsido. the life, the braath, the nostrils the tentacles., tlio tendri.b, the  bovalupis, the bogey and tho  v-ire fence -of this country,  expected to call them _  And vet people, wonder how.wo go olt  on  those  awful  toots.  The- walls of Brandon lunatic asylum aro said to hi fairly bursting  with cra/.y editors. Many of them,  have beon marked men In their time-  smart as editors go, and if thoy raay  r.ut be so marked as thoy  thev   still   have   their  barbad  wa   are  ninl   also.  Austria will follow the kaiser's ^1*?^ was^efuMo ������������������������ .l'"^  lead.    Italy has always been  on Uio , cost   ^^.t.eluUo^pu���������,M���������,d  Lu   ?r     I cost   1'ini  right side.   But jnanyxase the British  ilIoilg KIJlootlllv  ���������position is now so -strong, that it  would be astonishing if the govern-  "men did not now make some tresli  departure.  Chamberlain  'alter all."  will not visit Toronto  The much discussed question ot  whether special constables had a  right to vote in the Ontario elections  has been settled. The court of appeal  has decided iu favor of the liardy  govcrument and all is peace once  more.  air William Van Home said at a  meeting at Bristol llSng.) that when  Sir William Crooke predicted that the  worlds supplv of wheat would fail in  about the vear 1'931, "ho had overlooked the fact that Canada, had  one hundred millions of acres ot unoccupied wheat lands in tho Norlh  West." Mheso lands will keep the  .bread eaters busy for a fow years at  i least.^ jJ=.-_'1^    . - -.���������  Another 'independent authority, the  correspondent of Harper's Weekly,  says a commission with power to compel testimony and- protect witnesses  is the only kind of an lnv">._'.1������,i-,-i,>n  that would be competeat to go to the  bottom" of all tho jobbery mid maladministration which ha* been holding high carnival ln tho Yukin und������r  the Walsh regime.  POWELL���������TREW  At  by  the  once wero,  Biand-on.  Vancouver News    Advertiser:  -Jurist  church   'l uescay   evening,  the   Ven.   Archdeacon   Pentreath,  marriage   was   solemnized   of   Ernest  Cltmon-  Powell,  of  the civil  service,  third  son  of the late Sheriff  Powell,  of   Ottawa,   to   Ann   Eveline,   second  daughter of the late Dr. Trew of New  Westminster.  Th6 wedding, although extremely  quiet, was a very pretty ������ae. A number of friends of the popular young  couple were present .and the church  was tastefully decorated with flowers.  The bride looked charming in a handsome travelling costume of blue cloth,  trimmed with cerise, and wore a picture hat of cerise and whito. Sh _ carried a beautiful bouquet of roses and  maiden hair fern, and was supported  bv her sisters, in" green and -rhlte.  lier brother, Archibald Trow, of the  civil service postal department, gave  her away.'  Tho groom, who is ono of the most  popular of the younger genoratlou in  Ottawa society, as well as in Calgary  and Vancouver, was attended by B.  V. Garrett, also of the civil service.  .At the conclusion of the interesting  service, which was perfectly rendered,  with Walter Evans at the organ, the, counien  bridal party adjourned to the residence ofi the bride's brother, Burrard  street, where Mr. and Mrs. Powell received the congratulations of a number" of friends, and nn excellent wedding breakfast was partaken of.  Among the numerous gifts should  be noted that of the bridegroom to  tbe bride���������a gold ������wateh and chain,  and those to the bridesmaids���������opal  rings and gold broaches set with  amethysts. A handsome ebony clock  mounted in gold, testified to th'j  groom's popularity among his fellow-  employees on the mail servico.  ,������������������   , .-..   ������"<���������" thoy got to town  nut here their troubles began He  brought her up into the parlor at the  Dnard and asked hor if she would  care for a glass of wine, to which *h������  responded cheerfully, "sure thin"  and he or course ordered whiskey For  himsoir. While .lorry was wantin" to  know in a very loud voice down sl'a.ra  who was going to pay for the diiaks  etc.. om- fnond was trying to drown  Jerry s voice by telling the girl how  happy thoy would soon bo. The,  drinks were duly fetchedup cn a trav"  by the Hon. Picton Phillips in a prottv  HUlo whito jacket, but bafoie delivering them he explained lhat he had been  told to collect. 25 cents. This was  frost Xo. 1. but. nothing daunted, o;ir  friend starled off to find the Rev. .\[r.  Andras to tie the nuptial knot. -As  luck would have it, however, th? reverend gentleman was absent and wou'd  not return u.itil next day. Our fri-n-1  saw that he was up against it, b .1 his  ingenuity did not fail him. ��������� He  steered her over to whore sho had  some relatives, promising liar that  the affair would como off naxt day  ~for���������sure-:���������~"\iiii���������righr^-herir- f5"~-wIi~~fiF  ho made the mistake of his life. On  returning he went straight into another poker game and lost'alt his  money, got sloppy ami went back to  tho girl and told hor it was Impossible for them to get married afrer all  ownig up frankly thai he had Io-~t his  wad. adding with some bitt_rne=s th it  it boat all how he had lost as.hj ha'I  marked all th" ranis. Tho poor g r'  rame to us with tears in h"'.- eyos  and told us her story. Thoy always  i ome ro us in their troubles We  run a trouble bureau. Ariar,gi'iriEnr..s  wero made for hftr io ba taken homo  in the wagon of .i hympaihcih- tanner, and by this, timo sh. is n-i di ub:  happy again. This ought to b-- a  lesson to girls not to marry pok"r  players, unless th"y ar.} arti.t-: al tli"  ga m<~.  The remembrance that comes lo us  all once in a while, especially during  a   lit  of  tho  blues,  of how  scon  shall cease to bo young, is no pleasant  reflection   to   man   or  woman,  especially   Is   the   thought   depressing  when   one   is  conscious    ol  one's time- in an ineffectual existence  on     tho    outskirts    or  There arc certain moments when the  time,  the  lapse    ot  which  boon  forgetting  all  about,  self  suddenly  apparent  when   llie   change   iv"  noticing   stares   at  us  -     plass.   Tho lines and drawn  the  fan?  might have  in    a singlo   .hour,    so  have they  been.  a looking  marks on  planted  noticed  we  sant  More  ssing  wasting  tence  civilization.  l  the  wo  have  makes   it-"  to   our   eyes;  bad   not   been  suddenly  from  di  been  un-  i.ot all us fellows who an" C(..'i-  dtirting little newapap. ih up and down  this line keep good friends and not  try to worry tho lifo our of 'in"  another, It is apt. lo tiro the pulilic.  .   ���������   *  The only sure way of arousing pc '������������������  pie'." interest in uur.solves is to die  Wh _n dead and lying in the coffin,  cold and white, the main stulfa of  the town who did not. frnti"rn!_- with  us while we were alive wil come an-1  sit around the bier with c _pressi->ns  of unutterable sadness. There may  be a Mower or two, som . mignonette,  perchance, plucked by somo lo-al  divinitv. bnt there wont h > any r.f 'h's  large, influx of wreaths that, usually  characterize the obsequies of great  men. The "Roberto in pore.o" feaMir.,  worked in poppies and sweet peas  wont be there cither. But. we will be  there, with a smile of poai-.o on our  lips. They will gaze on our classic  nee with eyes wet with tears  _.nd say. "He was all right, but he rathe Free Lance ; " Tbr-n will follow  the bloating murmur of "Too bad !  Too   bad !  The   musical,   at   the   home   of   Mr.  O'Porkiim.   our   genial   dried   apricot  export,   was  ;i great   success.     F.vcry-  j thing   pased   olf     beautifully.       The  ' music was cheering.   It is very K-jIf.om  ��������� indeed thai wo havo bean! The LosL  Chord sung in the style in whicli Mr.1  U'l'orKum   rendered   it,   and   we.   aro  ! glad of it.   It seems a pity this Chord  i ran not ha found by som-! one.    It lur.  l Ion  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Powell  left    by    tho, been lost a long lime now  steamer North Pacific, for their honey-1 ���������   *   "  noon on tho sotiDd. at 11 o'clock lasti     Tho   little   game   of   draw   wc   got  night. i Into   _ aturdav   night   panned   out   all  Birthdays arc 'just as annoying  recurrences to men as to jroaen.  Whon it conies to the age feature,  men are as vain and sensitive, us  women. Indeed, we believe them to  be even greater story tellers In this  !-������pecct than the fairer _������. TOiiaW  we can guage the coTrecfe ��������� ago ~������i a  ������-irl prettv accurately from a knowledge ot'tho various msmbers ol her.  fainllv. but wiih the lona man who  Knocking    about the woi Id  V. rtl.__,������.    "nim    1 n  :h n.a-n "'-.-" " z~  Wher. he pays he is 2B,  has been  cannot  "ten-  over,   then  is i',i or Hi.  you  tli, age line.  he is liable to he 3": If he ciaims .0  110 S������. put him di~vn at. 3������: and  should he admit 40 or  you may bet heavily h'i  ~ * ~  Another ri"ruiiarity--~~c have noticed about men pfu-r th-:~ get into the  fifties and sixties is thai they show a  tendency to voluntarily add Id or Ij  voar:_ tii their real age, ia order, we  presume, that people wil! remark o.  litem: "Well preserved old e'ltip  that, OH years old and more active  than most of I'm: younger folk. Wonderful old f'-ilow!" And tho r_.->;">l  is possibly only 4B or f.n. Oh, xve are  a  queer lot!  Tho new nr ..mi/atlon. entitled lite  Sons of Re-t, l.'.ld liielr first m<-i;t-  Ir.i. In Wela_l~|-"ln l.iFt Tuesday. Tli"  main quaK-drat. _r.8 bring la-'k of  money and love cf rest, there w_-s no  trouble in pacing al! the candidate-.  Th������ no-work proposition was ah.o  easilv overcome. The organizer, who  had come ftll the way Trom Winnipeg  on the truelis of a freight ' train,  opined the mooting with a chapter  from the Book of St. James, iemark-  ing in an audible tone aside .to 'the  Deputy Grand Past Rostral Son of  Rest that this wan not th-; first thing  ho had opened with a Jimmy. Some  severe Icsts were put on th'; new  members by lhe organizer, such a^  suddenly asing a member to g> out  and ru������tle wood for the stove, but  none of thorn were caught, napping.  The lack or money was 3! ,n very-  complete. The organizer exp-.-essed  himsolf as highly delighted, and in a  short speech said that, ie had r.ever  before come sieror..-i a body of men  who were so fond of Rest a'-i fhe  members of thu 1'dge, or who had  ���������jo Utile money. After duly enrolling  the names nr thr- officer.-; in a little,  bookie, the mooting adjourned, to tb"  nearest hotel, where lhe genial organizer surprised the nowly mndo  breihren by tiying lo work���������(ho bartender, ire fai'l.id to make it stick.  The names or the officers of tho lodge  will ho published iu Hill noxt wook.  Thon   wo  shall  skip  the  country.  >��������� - A  Some hilaritv Is to bo extracted  fiom the prevailing gloom pretty  ���������non now. On the occasion ot lho  grand ball to In given by Mr.  Ath.inase Miquolon on lho evening of  rail fair day (Uli October), an accurate exhibition of the cako walk "will  be. given by three couples In costume.  Not. O timid reader, the wild cake  walk such as somo of the gay spirits  indulged in last winter, but as fair  an imitation of a genuine darky cake  walk as is possiblo under the circumstances. The sloppy featuro will  bo carefully eliminated, and lots of  fun, dancing and music may be  looked for. Every one should make  an effort to be present.  *    ���������    ���������  Alhough ll Is unlikely that the  Duchess of Marlborough and Calamity Juno will bo ablo to be present  to* givo tlieir celebrated wing dance,  arrangmonts have been made with  Mr. Edward Nunncloy to recite  "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight,"  whilo Mr. Ketchon has kindly consented   not  lo sing.      This    ought to  fetch   'oni.  ��������� *  *  Wi; would suggest, to tho gonial  duo who run lho lunisfail I'.'oo Lance  the folly of overdoing thoir paragraphs referring to tho editor of The  Standard nud myself. A Iutlo of it  is all right. But a surfeit will tire  t.ho public in time. Thoy should remember that the public care nothing  about us and our personal differences;  it is the newspaper thoy arc after.  ���������   _   _  Besides, paragraphs of that nature,  unless  wrilon  with  somo  skill,  have  little  point.  1   *   .  The worst feature about "batching"  is  this having to  mako up your bed  every  night before  crawling  into   it.  ��������� *  *  -Would it nol be a grand thing if it  were vouchsafed to us to know just  how long wo wore destined to livo.  -One' could then ' plan and gauge  <-verything In advance. K nowing  the exact nuinber of days allotted to  us. and our minds having become  familiarized with the idea of sure  death on a certain day, we could viow  the end with serenity of heart. If a  man knew for a fact that six months  bonce his light would go out, he  could stop scraping up money and  go off on a long finale spree, winding-  up in a blaze of glory. A stuff, conscious of having ouly one year longer  to be a stuff in. woud hesitate before marrying a nice young lady and  leaving her a widow; although there  might be the chance of the lady herself being willing to see the fatal  year shortened by six months, so that  she could unstuff herself. There aro  a'-lot-of things wc would , leave, undone, or strive to do,' did !we bul  know the exact number of- our days.  However,  for  our peace  of, mind,  it  may be best the way.it is.  _   .   ���������  Then again, if, like naturo in lhe  spring, we could come to life again  some day and begin tho thing afresh,  with tho use of memory to furnish  the experience of past follies, how  we would repent and try to do  better! Our respective views on subjects and- chai'actcrislics.would.be  reversed. Tho wicked . would become better, and- the good see the  folly of being too good to the extent  of modifying their sluffy proclivities.  Nunneley, for ' example, would ,ba  found running a Ismail grocery and  affecting total ignorance ot cayuses  and draw poker; Jerry.. Boy co .woud  conduct evangelical services'in the  ODCn air. and thunder out exordiums  against the' race track: the editor of  the South' Edmonton Paiudealcr  would bo running a poker game and  a blind pig, gctitng run in .and fined  every once in a while: while wc ourselves would bo discovered whooping  up prohibition on the street cornet-  like four of a kind.  Or.o .reason wo should ;so much  like- to "die and como lo life' again is  that wo could afterwards write for  the information of the public au  oilicial and trustworthy comparison  between Hades and  South Edmonton.  = W A  A somewhat exciting scene was  witnessed In Jerry Boyce's bear pen  last Monday. Tt appears lhat simc  silly gilly had ben waving a copy of  !-iti_--Jti"r.i s f .ii 1~!F"re~_r La n ce~~~l h rou glf" t lie"  bars, whon the boars, naturally seized  with a panic, climbed to the" top .of  the polo in,a great.hurry. From this  coign of vantage , thoy gazed down  horror stricken on tho littlo white'  pi.e.; of paper, and being In a bad  temper began to fight, claw, strike  and bite' ono another. The 'crowd  that collected wero astounded to see  the animals suddenly fall from the  dizzy height tn the ground. The explanation of-this unexpected ccssa-  rlnn 1.1r'hostilities well illustrates the  i.-ielilgence of some of tho lower  <��������� ii"i-i~-. It turned out that Jerry  i'i'"'.-, in-a momentary -flt of aberration, had rinounced that ho was  Koint: ������o set 'om up. and tV" bears  liiiiii'-liately took a tumble. If this  I' '���������'���������*  iiiitnan intelligence, what is!  a      4      * ,  <��������� "���������,-,".r.i; t,. tho many otht-r papers  if.--- .\.'a(kod Qazeite being the last  ;--���������-"' .oing In for onr burlesque  K1...W..1-:. to corespondents,"-a carl-  ("i'-ii-" featuro which, by the  wa. .r,- no means an original  nt o'li- o-*n���������we have  j- 'n liiese columns  tin;.!'  at  that,  and  ���������all  same  reverend  approved    old  this   old   man's  ri, !  front  of    my  sigtiors."  "All   ri'.   lotilgo  to me,���������  "Most ���������potent,   grave  whiskers,  My   very   noble   and  soakers,  That   I   have   la'cn  daughter  It is  most true.    All  The   very   head   and  offending  Hath this, no more.   Alas poor Yorick.  Yorick was all ri'.   Who says  Yorick wasn't all ri' ?  Ho was al ri'���������al rl'."  "Oh, poor Mr. Johnson has falntoil,  poor dear fellow! Fetch some water  quick! Too much brain work, he  should lake a rest! "  "Yes, give us a rest. I'm all ri'.  I'm all ri'.  Next morning, while having his cyo  opener, Mr. Johnson told the bartender how he had dreanipt such a  strange dream during the night, ot  playing Othello inside the bear's don  lo the ho boar's lago and the she bear's  Dosilomoiiii. "But where I spent tho  evening, hanged if 1 can remember!"  *  *  +  It is our bad luck to bo always of-  lonUina people, unintentionally. A  lady, who has just come to reside  ou the front floor of our honse.clMised  us upstairs on Wednesday afternoon  with a kettle of boiling watsr. All  we had done was to so downstairs  and inquire if her child yelled all  tho time or only part of the tima.  Wr; will have to quit this house, wo  .���������an soo that wilh ha.lf an eye, unless  we stay and ' write another ��������� Inferno.  Gieat inspiration for that subject hare.  With Picton Phillips absent, the  sun of our world has been taken  away. * With him away, the longest  day must pass in vain. When ho returns, afler digging the requisite number o������ holes for the boss of Uu" tei".'  granli outfit, rejoicing bonfires will be  lit' iind blazed- from the. loftiest peaks  ot the pecipitous Peace hills; while  vast crowds will surge ovor to tho  depot to-tako him by the hand and  lead him over to make him b.pw Wm-  selt.      "       ��������� ^ m   COLUMBUS A PlKAYfc'."  TJIB/JALNIJiS EXOHJI^  FRONT STREET, REVELSTOKE f,  Best $1.00 a day house in town. 1  The bttr is supplied with tbe bet brands of Wines,  Liquors   and   Cigars.  u;, -omcUnni;  way,  idea  decided to Mop  anil  will   irv  m  fresh'.  A  eve;  ���������i inuslealft In this town the othor  ug a certain young man was ask-  <", "i tavor the company-with a reel-  ra.i... v.y special request he cori-  s-nt.d t0 giv,. Othello's Address to  ''.���������!<��������� '.-.enairj. jf alowed time to run  home ,in,j refresh his momory with a  si-neu at Shakspoare. Thl������ meant  ii'.'-ims more or .Ies. than that' he  '"'i'- ";-jii,g tr, refresh hi;, "innards"  *'<'!��������� ������������������������������������ glance nt S a'Tstn, fir. w,(s  '/."������������������ of those followst who (. in r.cirr  do j-i.'.ytiiing in piibiic unless parfiflly  i-'Of.py. There uro many :siii-|i, j fo  .-lopped ii;i in great r-.i.ylr. f ������������������ |;;i|f an  hour, .-ri,! on returning to Hie house  ef entei jiiimuont ',. lir..d a g!-;,-ii,-i in bis  ' ���������������������������   fur   jour   whirtkQ'S.  ",\'"ll, Mr. Jolin&rin, 1;; your tnr.ii-  11: v ! 1 freshed 1"  "Vrj.i  hef iff refreshed."  "Then give its.-'flt'hi" Ml". .Tolln.1011.  1li.1i. noble speech of Othello's, where  hf ilcfyii'ls himself for loving the old  ui.in'r, daughter."  goin.  -no ?  the  "All ri'.    Hero go is.    Anybody  to   _���������'   'em   up   beforo   f   begin-  Well, all ri', here goes���������  "My     inline     is     Morval,      on  Gramophone. ,,  On the gramophone, on llio gram���������"  "Why, Mr. Johnson, that Is not  Slinkspcare. Tho address to the senate  begins.        ^.  "Most,   potent,   grave  and   reverend  Free Bus .Meets ,7111 Tpains.  SOS LU.ND Proipietop  F. JfteCJIRTY  .Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in.   PRI.ME BEEF, P0K.f%f .-  JAlDTTOJi .MD SJ-O&JIGEI  Fish   anil   Game   in    Season.-      Markets   at   Kevelstoke,]  Revelstoke Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  Columbia House-  The   largest hotel   in   town.  Choice   Wines,   Liquors   aDd  Best ���������-��������� accommodation. Kates  Brown & Pool, Proprietors  REVELSTOKE  Centrally  Cigars  $1 ���������   per  located'--  day  -.rank   lt.   Stockton   Suyu  tlio   _~>I_scover<.r  , Ditiobeyod Quoou X_mli<!lla_ Ocilcrn.  Frank It. Stockton, in his story, "Th.  Riicciuicers of Our-Coast, "-iii St. Nicholas,' says:.'.-,-      - - ��������� "���������  '��������� It is not necessary for us to pntcr very  deeply into tho cohsiderntlon'of tho policy  of Columbus'qwiird the peoplo of tlio is-  lmids.of tho West Indies.' His second voy-  iigo was nothing moro than an expedition  tor tho snko of plunder. IIo hnd discovered gold and other riches in tho West Indies, and ho had found that tho peoplo  who inhabited "tho islands woro si'.npla  hi'nvleil, inoffensive creatures " who did  not know how to light and who did not  -want to fight.. Therefore, as it was so  easy to sail his ships  into tho harbors of  "tlio defenseless islands, to subjugate tho  natives and .to lake away the products ol  their mines and soil, ho commenced a vcr-  itablo course of piracy. -  Tho acquisition of gold and all sorts of  plunder seemed to bo tho solo object of  this Spanish expedition,,and natives wero  enslaved   and-i subjected to tho greatest  ' hardships, so that thoy died in great num-  ' bers: At ono timo 300 of them wero sent as  slaves to Spain.    A pack of bloodhounds,  . which Columbus.had. brought with him  for tho purpose,' 'was used to lmiit  down  1 tho poor Indians when thoy endeavored to  escape from tho hands of the oppressors,  and in overy way tho island of ��������� Hayti, the  "principal scono of tho actions' 'if, Coluin-  'bus, was treated.as if its inhabitants hod  lummittod a dreadful criiuo by being in  possession of tho wealth which tho Spun-  .lards desired for themselves.  Queen Isabella was greatly opposed to  these cruel nnd' uujust proceedings. She  Font back tu thoir hativo land tlio skives  wliich Columbus had shipped to Spain,  nnd sho gavo positives order3 that no more  of thiiinhiibitants wero to bo enslaved and  that they wore nil to bo treated with moderation and" kindness. Hut' tho Atlantic  is a wido ocean, and Columbus, fur away  from his roynl patron, paid littlo attention  to hcrwishos' !ind"commnnds, uud without "going further into tho history of thif  period, wo will 'simply mention  tho fact  ' that It wns on account of li is alleged atrocities that Columbus was superseded iu hio  ���������aunnand nnd scut back j n chains to Snuin.  Large light bed room"-.     Rifte.  Table .'urnished ��������� withi  tho choicest; the market;!  afford.." Hest .Viues'J  Liquor-: - nnd      Oigarsj  $1.00 a'dny.   - Mont lily  race.  J.' ALBERT STONE, Pro|>i-ietor.  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  .  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake District-  Saddle   and     Pack - IIorse>l  always for hire.  ruighlinsj; ���������'  specially.  nml. Teaming  Daily Stage leaves  Thomson's  Lianding  every morning at 7  o'clock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars write  CRAIG to HILLMAN, Tiio.mhon'h'Landing.  . Ths l'rocem of Elimination.  "What makes you think you would suo-  oeod In my business." asked tliemorohaiit;  of tho man who wus willing to accept a  E.ilnr...  "I am n philosopher," wns tlio answer.  "I llrmly boliovo tlint nothing w������a mndo  in vain. Thoreforu 1 must lm good for  ebmtthl-K, and your buMnoss is about the  only thlnjf I hnven't experimented In."���������  Washington Star.        ..  A  GOOD  To iccure ��������� oiie of tlioso desirable lotil  CHEAP cm' tbo C.-to K...Steam Navif  gatiou Compiiny's site.  Donfc    wait     till,-the. boom  our way, but BUY.NOW.  comer.  CHANCE  HAIG^&CRAaE  .  SoJ.e Agents.  FERGUSON  The  Centre   of  the   Lardeau   Mines  Be Sure  l-L'gl.-  ilt    till  BcflLJVlOOL .HOTEL  When you reach FERGUSON.  Tho table is provided with the bust  the  market affords.     Kales   from  $2  to $3 per day.  CUMMINGS BROS.,  Proprietors.  Coming Terrors.  "Bridget, who Is that at tho door?"  "It's a   poor mau,   mum.    Ilo vrnntp  something to nto."  "If ho's another Tefugoo drivon1 out of  Spalnby tho wnr, tell him thero's nothing  left for hiin. We've alrondy fed 11 ox-con-  bills this morning-"���������Chicago Tribune  No Dfcoptlon.  "HI, whnt do you menu by ro11'~js iho a  paper and yelling 'United States vi:..iiii  K'-iiio down with all on boavdi"' 'i'lioru':  beoh no accident!"  "Wl������-wild dero hnd? ,It wuz do sub-  tuvrinu bout, yer oie jnj!"  Why Tliej- Don'l ("jii-nlt.  WlgKlor���������I nm going fo rend n story c(  mi no to you. .Shall I gi.uyounn niia.-s  tlmtlc?  ftuBiil'i��������� It Isn't ncci-ssnry. .lint rc.i..  tin- story.���������tlmt will do tliobui-lnii.s..���������lloh-  ton Trniihcript. '  Held.  ���������' Fltzjoili'S���������Tfeiir ,-ibont A(?iiow'k1io!i1 up  tho othur night?      .'-. ,  I"it/.."iiilt!t���������N'ol    How did It l"...|ipo_:  l*if. jo-p_i��������� llii h!;i Is teething, nnd they  ,.r������n out.of jinrfwiji-ic^T-No-.V/Yorl- Trc...  Tlir Keuon Why.  Is  my_love  so cold  to mc?" hs  "Why  snug.  "I.e������aii3o eho's l___off her winter things  too soon, I daro sny," inurumrcd_ the ua-  sympathetic listener.���������Pick Mo Up.  for  Ready.  ''My young I'rfend, are youi|ircady  Wnr?" jskeil tlio t'ld'irly passengbr.  "I gnoss I nm," tho younger passenger  (aid i_In������plshiy. "Got tho license this aft-  wnoon "���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  e) ol^n  E. Wood  Jlrefeiteet  and Buildep  Ki timatos. plans anil _ pcc-flca.ions fuixishcd  on npiilicnliiii. i'.l-op ami ruin ir work  li.oiiiptly _U-iid_it to. Wood cuvi *? n  specialty.      Work    t-liop   on   i"roi.t Street.  6. PETRETT0  T^e Roman  Shoe JV\akep  3) alcr  in    HjoIs   nml    shoes,     Mackenzie  Avunuo. two doors pou_h Molsou'd Budk.  Harmjea 1 .cp'iirii p dono.  Moderate Piicea.   Work guaranteed.  Wendell Maclean  Wholesale  and B etail  Drugcist, Gaigary  Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.  C2~-tf  What-DoV^ou  Cfl  Want in Shoes "'  ii ������"ol Miners' Shoe  como,  I'r.iEpeetoiV Slice comcQ  s rjns Cork Soled Shoe.]  -want--!i-I.o:i|i-l.rK-_-ii.Uconio loD.S  If you wi t  I'. .I.llkilld. ���������   ���������  I! ynu \\'..nt ti (_.-! il  lo I.)  .Tei.lcnj.  If yon w������"- n Ilneor  como lo L' .1 -.-nlii'i .  __lf_.ou-  Jeiikiiis.  Shoos and llni'ii.bs retnireil 'on the chortcst^  nntice- All liiiiu uf work l:i.pt In slock j  at. prices to uuit u 1.  D JENKINS  I''irst St-eel. oi.e block from-the  li_.(.rinVj  Bank ot CiiiimI., I'.evel.-ir-ko S:.itio_'. 11,  C.  Wood! VvoodI  Gu:\rantt'ttd .Full  .   (Joril JMiiUSttru.  The. undorsiirni'd has' a large supply]]  of Hemlock, Spruce, Fir and Pine-'j  Wood for sale. Any person requiring"]  wood will kindly leave their orders ij  with Mr. AV. AI. Lawrence, Reqelstoke'1  Station, oi; wilh 11. N. Coursier,.!]  Front Street, Kevelstoke.  17ntf  FRANK JULIAN.  Sam Needham  Cleaned'  Altered'  Repaired. ;,  In Good Style ai Lowest Prices.  DouglasStreut  Rkvrlstokb  V  Tfee Vernon Soda  Water Works . .  M. J. O'BRIEN,   PKOPRIETOK  Mii-iifactu-O'' of Soda Wat cr. 31n(.er  Ale, -areuprill- and all Soft Drinks.  A full siiDnly kept in otock at McCarty's Co'.il Storage, where orders  CBnbeleft. B"0_w.f  Revelstoke  iron works :.  Blnckszn-thins.' Jobbiner  PlnmbinB.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmit-iin?  S3iootIron Work  ___ac_ii__er3~ Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty   TiOBT. GORDON  Revelstoke Stn.  HB . ������-_-������--, iA-ff-ftt**-���������I'-**"-'���������*",_ Viti Jfcu^JJiJ-;-, -  _V.T_.r *ftj������_..i_#.  _���������. _������������ ���������������_������ *"^ ���������mwJwwrw fr_".������_>wi������^t������' .������_  IJIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII  i__^_i. ���������in-i^e^i -���������������������������'���������-_j^vt_.-*JWW'a?'i*'-''rt:'������~������������ Ik**."-;  ���������.LtXAjfi-iWi-i fc." i *_������.-������������������������  !'1~V'~-t*trtt-__-     -.-_~-_l  -Lr--t^_._j/-_ i_*������i  >������/  iioinnii  TROUBLESOME   CUBAN   INSURGENTS  GALE ON THE PACIFIC COAST  Dr. Nancy GuilfordgArrestcd   for Kur-  der ���������  Schooner   Seized ���������  Terrible Harc's'.ips  Toronto,   September   2S.���������Theodore  Roosevelt  was  nominated  for Governor   by   ttio   New   York  Kepubllc.ins  yesterday.  Major Talbot has ai rived from the  Yukon aud says the health of tho  troo~is   is  good.  A. schooner with .2,000 worth of  contraband liquor was seized yesterday  near   Digby,   N.   ri.  Great distress is reported  in Cuba.  Four" lives were losl in tlie Merrit-  lon   cyclone.  Cuban insurgents are pillaging nnd  destroying  property.  A  terrific  gale  is  reported   cn   the_  * British Columbia, coast.  "   Terrible hardships on the Ashcrott  trail  are  reported   by  returning  travellers.  It is now considered ctrlain that  the Quebec conference will result in  a treaty.  The editor of the Montraal Town  'Copies was arrested yesterday tor  publishing   indecent  literature.  Charles Calder was nominated for  the legislature* by. the Conservatives  of South Ontario.  Winipeg prohibitionists closed the  campaign by a meting in tho Winnipeg theatre last night.  The Dominion government will  hold-sales of Manitoba school lands  in  November  and  Deccmbsr.  It is proposed to create a great  water power at Fort William and  Port Arthur from Kakabeka Falls.  Dr. "Nancy" Guilford, accused of  complicity in the Bridgeport, Conn.,  murder was arrested in L.ndon, England, -yesterday.     ��������� -   *       '  Ll HUNG-CHANG  His Family  Under   the  Russia  Protection   of  INDIAN   TROUBLES   AT-  LAKE  LEESE  AMBASSADOR BAYARD DEAD  Germany and the Philippines���������The Re  coucentrados���������U. S. Peac; Coinmis-  sioa���������-Dan'.sh Queen III.  Now York, September ������9.���������.Many  fatal casec of yellow fever ri-j reported   as  occurring  in   Kentucky.  -      GOVERNOR  NOMINATED  Alviti 15. Crane has been nominated  for Governor by tho Democrats cf  -New  York.  PEACE   COMMISSIONERS  The   United   Slates   peace   commissioner.,   wero  given an  oilicial   reception  by  the French government.  THE   QUEEN   OF   DENMARK  A despatch from Copenhagen . to  the New Y'ork Exchange Telegraph  Company received yesterday says:  The condition of tlie Queen of Denmark grows daily more serious. All  tho members ot the royal family who  aro not already in Copenhagen have  been summoned to the castle.  BAYARD    DEAD  Tho Hon. T. F. Bayard, late ambassador of the United States government in  London, is dead.  INDIAN   TROUBLE   FEARED  SI. Paul, September 29.~���������Regular  troops havo beon -oidered to proceed  to Leeso Lake on account of Indian  trouble, which threatens to become  serious unless at onco suppressed.  Cu.JHANY AND THE PHlLIPPliS-8  London. September 29.��������� tt is reported in London that Germany is  supplying ammunition to the Philippine  insurgents.  KEUONCENTRADOS  The   Spanish  peace   commissioners  reports  that all    the    reconccutrados  aro dead.  EGYPTIAN. FLAG   -  General Kitchener hoisted the Egyptian Hag ali Fashoda, not the  British flag. "   '  SERIOUS FIRES IN   THE STATE  OF WISCONSIN  AN ULTIMATUM  TO TURKEY  , l_onaon, September "IS.���������A special  - dispatch from Shanghai s:iys it Is reported that Great Britaiii, the United:  States and. Japan are disposed to.ques-  ion the question the constitution' of  ��������� the new government- as open to usurpation. The family of Li Hung Chang  fearing the '-populace,' havo gone to  Port Arthur to be under tha protection of Russia.  DREYFUS   IS   INNOCENT  ���������"--Such Is Emperor Wi ianfs Opinion cn  ..-;-,. '.'. ' '"   w  the  Mst er     -     '[ ��������� '���������'      '���������  London,   September   2S.���������According  to  the Vienna  correspondent of  The  Uaily Chronicle Emperor William' rc-  " ccntly   repeated   his   conviction   that  "'Dreyfus  is  innocent of  ths    charges  'brought  against   him. -"  OBSTREPEROUS TURKEY  The .Powers  Threaten  Crete  September 2S.  to   Blockade  lira is iii  GETS SEVEN YEARS   IMPRISON-  '    MENT FOR BIGAMY  A COLLISION ON A RAILWAY  New Lord Mayor ol London -France  and Germany and the Dreyfus Case  ���������Spirited Away  (Special to The Ilcralil)  London,   September  'M.���������The   European  powers  have served  an   ultimatum on Turkey regarding Crete.  FOREST   r'lllES  New York, September :10.���������Forest  iites are raging ia the State of Wisconsin. Five towns have been destroyed by the fires and there is reports of live children having been  burnt  to  death. .-_  QUEEN OF  DEN-_.-i-.l_  DBA 15  Copenhagen, September '60.���������Tho  Quecu of Denmark died tu'StuD yesterday  morning.  LORD MAYOR OF  LONDON  Sir John Voce Moore has been  elected as Lord Mayor of the City of  London.  FRANCE  AND  GERMANY  It is reported in France that Germany has sent au ultimatum growing  out. of the Dreyfus ease.  . SP1RITD   AWAY  St. Paul, September 30.���������Edna  Smith, a high school girl, daughter of  W. F. Smith, has been spirited away  from home, and is thought to be in  Piairioville, Mich., which was formerly her home. Rev. G. V. Pixley,  the pastor of the Baptist church at  Prairievlllo is said to have . decoyed  her away' from her home and it is  alleged that hypnotic influence has  been the means used.  SCHOONER   CAPELLA    SUNK  A     POLICEMAN      DOES  DEADLY WORK  SOME  OORLONI  The Excitement Over Kitchener's  Victory  ABOUT THE BRAVE EGYPTIANS  .' Vienna, September 2S.���������It is, senil-  ollicialy anounced that if the Tarnish government' replies ' unfavorably  to th������ demands ������f.the powers respecting��������� tlie=Island-o&=Crett~,v-which-must-  ,bo complied with by .October nth,  the Powers ���������" wil blockade certain  places' ia Crete by land and sea.    ..  -  .A CANADIAN EVENING THOUGHT  Beside the gate I "stood,  Tho river rippled'near,  A solemn hush was over all,  The sun shone bright and clear.  My thoughts were far away ,  To a land across the sea.  ....The timo .and place and scenes  Cast a sadness over me.  But  memory  woke anew.  A  something stirred  me lliere  And   like  a  spirits  breath   I  heard  The sound of evening prayer.  I knew Sol had gone to rest  In  Scotland,  o'er  the  sea,  And at the evening throne of gracs  Some one remembered mc.  And a prayer breathed for me  That God should, o'er nie care;  I  cast anew my care on him  And left my sadness there.  ���������J. J. W. T.  Calgary,   1S.S.  Forest Fires-^An Unknown Suicide���������  Nov/ Gold Discovery���������The Quebec  Conference.  Winnipeg, September 2!).���������An unknown man .has committed suicide  near Stonewall,.,."-   --- ������-j... .  -FOREST  FIRES    "'"T ( "-[ ���������  Destructive  forest  lire's   aie "raging  in Colorado."   ! -      '      .'  '   '.  GOLD DISCOVERY    .-  Rich hydraulic, gold fields have'ibesh  discovered on. the Dease river.  DESTRUCTIVE   FIRE '���������*''  The   piynclptiii   business  'block     in  Tro   home,   Manitoba,   lias  been  destroyed by fire.  RAILWAY COLLISION  Five persons were killed  yesterday  In a.collision.on the Intercolonial railway.  ' ENGLISH 'SYNDICATE  Montreal,. September 129.���������An., Eng-  lish"synilicate-is=avranging-for-tlie-int'i~  chase of several Montreal businesses.  Robert Moore-was shot-and-mortally wounded by a policeman near York-  town- yesterday, whilst'resisting arrest.  THE CONFERENCE...,  Quebec, September'29.���������The Quebao  conference is making progress . towards the settlement of the ^sealing  question anil the Alaskan boundary  question. '      "'..  MIDDllETON SENTENCED .  Woodstock, September '29.���������Ltiu'nce-  Iot N. Middleton,.alias Alex. McDonald, the railway swindler and bigamist, was placed on his trial yesterday morning in the county judges  criminal court of Oxford on the charge  of .obtaining money under false pretences and ror bigamy. A verdict  of guilty was found and tho prisoner sentenced to seven years imprisonment.  New Wheat���������Death of an Historian���������  The Russians Are Recommended  As Good Settlers  (Special to The Herald)  -Winnipeg,' September 30.���������The  schooner Capella foundered off .Cape  Flattery yesterday.  '������������������JiKW    WHEAT  Over 100,000 bushels of wheat were  marketed hero 'on, Wednesday.  --.^RE  IS  NOW  DEAD      .  Robert Moore, .who was shot  policeman near. Yorkton, Assa.,  yesterday. -       -      .  DEATH OF AN HISTORIAN  William ,1-ingsfoi'd,. Canada's most  distinguished historian, died yesterday  -' . ' THE DOUKHOUORSTI  .. Count-Tolstoi states thai the Douk-  hoborsti who are" looking for location  in the. North "-West,'Will make good  settlers for- Canada. -    ���������'  ��������� by  a  died  A DAW IN BORROWED FEATHERS  Amongst the names mentioned as  the. probable successor of the lale  Lieutenant Uovernor Cameron are  James McMullen, M. P., for North  Wellington, and I). C. Frazer, Guys-  boro.  The Seattle Times gives an account  cf an Indian    tragedy    which    took  piaco recently near the British Columbia  line.   It    seems    that    an  old  Indian who was nearly blind, named  Dusk, had been brutally murdered by  a big man of'the Alaska tribe, named  Wistlnwh,  tho  object of  the  murder  had  boon    plunder,    and  Ihero    was  little difficulty in tracing the perpetrator of-the deed. According to tribal  custom  the  murderer  was  compelled  i.o ho present at the funeral rites of  his victim.   Aniohgst the Alaska Indians,  nothing    wipes    oul  murder,  but.  the  death  of  the  niurdsrcr, and  Wiuttawh knew full    woll liis   doom._  Sitting amongst  tho  relatives  of his  victim, whilst the funeral  rites wero  bring carried out. he read moat surely  'that  swift    Justice    would    overtake  '   him, and jumping up he sent a bullet  through his own skull from a heavy  revolver    which  ho    had    concealed.  The  funeral 'service .continued,   nut.  ������������������j't was for two dead men, not one.  Don't do your busiuess in a hurry-  but Keep doing it.  A million dollar hotel is to be built  on King street, Toronto.  He was a pretty mean man who put  a quarter on the plate last Sunday  night and took up 15 cents, remarking to a iriend who sat near him.  "Don't you give, I put in for the two.'  A Nottingham, (Eng.) jeweller had  s*_. OUU worth of valuables stolen by  burglars, but. he was insured in the  Buvgiary insurance company and. tne  companv paid the claim.  The Rev. Father Sedden. died on  ���������the voyage out on the Allan liner  Numidlan. The deceased priest has  for lhe past 15 years been coining to  Canada every year. On this ~oilrney  ho was bringing . over a parly ox  young children. He was universally  respected.  The Twenty-first Lancers are to  have a furlough in recognition of  their bravery at Omdurman. The  regiment will go to London and  march with full equipment from the  docks lo I-iiightsbridgo barracks, recoiling an ovation throughout tho  march.  A gentleman who is a great grandfather was married in Winnipeg recently. This is certainly a remarkable event hi "'a matrimonial way, hut  -   - -    -    the Tact that  A merchant iu a town in the Norlh  West Territories recently bought a  1! pound box ot fresh made butter  from one of, the Dominion government creameries; He shipped it to a  customer in uie i^ooten^y district.  Shortly afterwards-'the'merchant rer  ceived a letter from the customer,  expressing regret lhat the butter  was not good, and stating that it  -was-being-relnrncd-in-order-that_th__  merchant might for himself judge of  its quality,  (or lack-of it).  When the butter was.received back  by the merchant in the" Nortli West  Territories,- he," together with the  government .superintendent of creameries',' the butter maker and the agent  of the Express" company made an examination of it, and of the box con1  taming   it,   with   tne. result   tnat:  The private marks on the box revealed the fact that that particular  box had been packed at the government creamery in 1S97, and that it  had been shipped to Calgary, and  from thence to a ...in in Vancouver  in  1-U7.  , The box returned by the customer,  was, upon examination, foimd to be  lined with blue tissue paper, and the  butter it contained was quite stale,  oft color and unevenly packed; while  the rusty nail holes in the lid asKl  edges of the box showed plainly that  the lid had been - removed several  times.  The merchant laid a complaint at  the oflice of the Express company,  and the case was taken up .by the  company. Their investigation resulted in a report that an exchange of  boxes had taken place by mistake  on a steamer carrying freight on one  of the Kootenay lakes; and further  I more that the box    returned" by the  Heroic B.itish Blue Jackets���������Interesting  Old Country Notes.  From  Our  Own  Correspondent.  London,   September  S.���������Sir   Herbert  Kitchener is the nian   of lho    hour.  and the eagerness   displayed    in the  streets on Saturday and Sunday   for  latest war news,  continues unabated.  Many of the clover and gallant young  ollicers whom the Sirdar's    magnetic  personality has drawn    around    him  ttavn fallen.    The fears and    anxiety  ol Sir 11. Kitchener's Muff before Lho  oilicial   list  was  published   was   most  piiinlul to observe.  On Sunday night a special staff was  on dutv at. the war ollice and many  oi    mo "great   in.     ...purs   Kept   liujii*  ollicos on Fleet street open all night  for the purpose of meeting inquiries  ccticeriiiiig 'inose iwno nan. rauuiii  r.veii as eany as i o ciook, oroiig-  t.ams and carriages wore being pulled  III     Ul    l'"ieOL    ".Ll -    .,   (.111(1     iiiicu    aim  aristocratic ladies descended lo see  if their worst anticipations had been  realized.  BRAVERY OF THE EGYPTIANS  People cannot fail to notico the  steady behaviour and bravery of^ the  Egyptian troops, who constituted the  left flank when they wore charged  by the Dervish army. These were  not like the Soudanese, born fighters,  but men who some 15 years ago wore  so cowardly and lacking in courage,  that some of the best judges said confidently, it was impossible to make  soldiers out of them. It is a magnificent tribute to what the British  ollicers can do in the way of training  the worst material. It adds, another  to the sources of the military strength  of the'Empire, and il is interesting to  note in this connecj-ion, that the annual army returns presented, to parliament a few weeks ago sets out, for  the.first time, all the regular forces  ot lhe Queen, wherever they may be  found. The total is 900,000, and this  does not include the Imperial service  trc ops���������that is soldiers trained and  supported by the native Indian princes  who would be available in any emergency.  BRITISH BLUE JACKETS  ' The conduct of the sailors who went  down on Monday nighl ��������� in the Norwegian schooner Livllg shines brightly bv contrast, and docs infinite honor  to the courage and discipline of British'blue jackets. ��������� When the cruiser  Cleopatra collided with Uie schooner,  she not only stood by her as in duty  bound, but sent IS men to help the  Livllg's crew to keep their ship  afloat. Whon tho I.ivlig, which had  been taken in tow by a lug, suddenly  began lo founder, the Cleopatra' helped  U' rescue her. company, and although  there was" nol time to rescue everybody, all tho foreigners wore taken  off." A petty officer, a signal man and  a first-class" boy. who had formed part  of the relief crew sent from tho  Cleopatra stayed lo the end. They  lost their lives iu the dark waters of  the Cattagut, and even when the poor  follows were struggling in the water,  lhey exhibited the* samo spirit of self  sacrifice, as they had done on hoarding the Livlig, when they iii-islud  that the foreigners should "'be taken  off first. A lite belt was thrown to  ono of them as ho was battling with  the waves, but he declined the proffered aid, shouting just before he-dis-  auneared .from sight:. . I'l.ean easily  L"<-lp myself"," save tlie others -lirst:  \ noble example of self, sacrifice.  COMBINATION" "AGAINST THE .  STATES''" '' - ���������     ;,  ��������� A Newcastle'on Tyho paper pub-  lisiics a statement confirming the  belief that early in the conflict between tho United States and . Spain,  Cic-at Britaiii prevented the "intervention'or .the European powers, .who'had  sisroed to humiliate American am-  imiim.- i no proposal was suoiinueii  tu  L'Jfd  Salisbury,  who,  however,  to  manners of the nations are not similar, though il is not likely you will  hnd an Englishman (mom the pity)  who admits his inferiority in that respect. Stifi. there may be somo truth  in the statement lhat the English lose  trade by their independence, and lovo  ol old habits. "If you don't like what  1 send," says the Englishman in  effect, "then don't have it."  VALUES OF LICENSED PROPERTY  As showing the value of licensed  property an instance was alforded  last week. A public house known as  lhc Old Anns, a comparatively'small  house, with garden, yard iind outbuildings was sold. Tho house, gar-  don, yard, etc., would probably by  tl.emselves alone have not fetched  moro than a fow .hundred pounds.  Being endowed with a license, however, as. well as being immediately  opposito to tUc now works of Sir XV.  ���������"Armstrong & Co., Lhe property has  sold for ������28.100. On tho othor hand,  a largo and handsome mansion, surrounded by beautiful pleasure  grounds, farms, cottages, lodges and  plantation covering an area of 790  acres, was sold for X25,SOO, loss than  was paid for an ordinary public house.  It was of course the license, coupled  wilh the chance of making enormous  profits oul of the liquor tralfic, that  made the one property so much  higher than the olher.  THE  WEATHER  Tho weather during the past week  has again been very varied. High  winds, sunshine and rain, warmth and  bitter cold in a surprising manner.  At this time the farmer has every  reason lo dread these changes. So  much corn is lying in stook and a  considerable portion remaining uncut,  anything but drying winds and sunshine means so- much out of the  farmers pocket. Prices still steadily.  decline. ���������-=  YUKON FORTUNES  Romantic tales continue to come  froni the Yukon. Robert Sinclair, a  Victoria cab driver has letuined, with  5-10,000. Joe Hannah had a claim on  French gulch Creek and after going  down 35 foot gol no gold and was at  tho end of his supplies. He determined to v.-otk jusl ono day more and  lhat day ho struck it rich and now  has a fortune. William'Bateman of  Oak lake took -in a .large quantity of  liquor and food. When he landed in  Dawson his first call was al the barber shop, where he had a hair cut and  a shave and parted with ?2.50 as the  cnuivalcnt. The lesson in high prices  was not lost, and when aa hour later  he was asked for a bottle of three star  ILennessey brandy, ?3G was the price.  The balance of tho stock sold at corresponding values and Bateman is satisfied. . '-  IMPERIAL BANK  ^OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  Reserve     -   -   -    -   1,200,000  Directors:  H. S. Howland, President  T.R.Morntt, Vice Pres., (St.Catharines)  William Ramsay, Robert Jallray,  Hugh Ryan, _T. Sutherland Stayner  Elias, Rogers.  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  Branohes  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  Portage la V.itcouvei  Prairie Winnipeg  Prince Albert   Rpvelstoke  South Edmonton.  ONTARIO,  Niagara Falls   ]SU Ihomaf  Fort Colborne iToronto  Rat Portage      | Welland  Sault St. Marii'i vVoodstock  St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec.  Agentu   m    Great   Britain���������Lloyd'b  Bank,  Ltd., 72 Lombard St.,  London,  with whom money may be deposited  for  transfer by letter or cable to  of above branches.  Agents in the United States���������New  York, Bank of Montreal, Bank of  America; Chicago, First National  Bank; St, Paul, Second National Bank  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and  interest allowed.  Debentuies��������� Provincial, Municipal  -ind other debentures purchased.  Drafts ni:d Letters of Credit���������Avail  title at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, Uniled States, Europe,  India, China, Japan, Australia, New  /.(i.-lnnd, ptc  Gold Purchased  This Banl. Issues Special Receipts  which will bo accounted for* at any of  the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts ln the  Yukon aril- northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN.  Managor Hovelstcke Bran eh  TljE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 18W  Paid up Capital    ~-    $2,000,000  Rest Fund   -    -    -    1,500,000  Head Office���������Montreal  BOARD OF DIRECTORS  W .Molson Macpherson, President  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President  W. M. Ramsay Henry Archbalr  Samuel Finley   J. P. Cleghorn  11. Markland Molson  F, Wolferstan Thomas, Gen. Managm  A. D. Durnford,  Inspector  H. Lockwood, Assistant Inspector  The bank receives on favourable  terms the accounts of individuals,firms,  bankers ..and municipal and other  corporations.  Interest allowed on deposits at  current, rates.  English and American exchange!  bought and sold at lowest rates.  BRANOHES :  Aylmer, Ont.  Brockville, Ont,  Calgary, Alta,  Clinton, Ont.  Exeter, Ont.  Hamilton, Ont,  London, Ont.  Meaford, Ont.  Montreal, P. Q.  Sl. Catharine  St. Branch.  Morrisburg, <~>nt.  Norwich, Ont.  Simcoe,  Ontario;  Victoria. B  Ottawa, Ont.  Owen Sound, Onb.  Ridgetown, Ont.  Smiths Falls, C_,t  Sorel, P. Q.  St. Thomas, Ont.  Toronto, Ont.  Toronto J unc'n, Ont  Trenton, Ont. -  Waterloo,' Ont  W oodstock.Ont  Winnipeg, Man  Vancouver, B, C.  Revelstoke, B. C;  . C.     Quebec.  The~death rate of Dawson City is  said to be from 5 to 17 per day.  Mr. Curzon has been raised lo the  peerage as Baron Curzon of' Kellcs-  iou.  Ed. Chudloigli, of tho-Medicine Hal  do ..patch' ollice has boen'transforcd to  Field.  As soon as-"Wiliiam;Ogilvic arivpd  at Dawson specific charges against  oHiiMais'iaiue,in by the dozen.  We Have a Good Supply of  Building .  Material -  ,.,-������* Lumber  CUT PRICES- FOR SPOT CASK  Cull and .-('.������ us. AVe ci~.n fix yon  REVELSTOKE SAW WILIS  ian  acific  Railway.  ND SC O PACIFIC  LINE.  Revelstoke Branch:  .1. D. MOLSON. Manager.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  METHODIST CHURCH - RevelBtoke.  Preaching services at 11 a.m. aiid 7:30  p.m. Class meeting at the cloee ot ths  m-ming pervico. tabbath School and Bible  Cloaa at 2:30 p.m. Weekly prayer mee_<n__  every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. The  public are cordially invited.   Beats f_eo.  HEV. S. J. THOMPSON, P_������tor.  CHURCH    OF-  Kcvel-toke  ENQIiA-fD-St. Peter'e  Hour* of service: Evening  prayer dailv at o o'clock. Fridnya at 7:30.  . undayn ar.d Fe_tivals: Holy Communion at..  a ni.. i-orning prayer at 11. Sunday School  and Bible Cln.-s at 2:30. cveidng proyu: at 7:30.  First Sunday in the month Holy Communion  at morning services.  FRANK A. FORD. Vicar.  RESBVTERIAN    CHURCH���������RevelstoltB.  Service  even Sunday at II a-tu. and 7:30  p.m.  .Bib'c   CIibs  at   2:30   p.m.,   to  which  _11 are  -elcome.   Prayer   meeting at 8 p.m.  even-Wednesday. .  REV. T. MENZIES, PaBtor.   -  ROMAN  stoke.  CATHOLIC   CHUROH ��������� Revel-  Mass  first and third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������MeetlngB every night"  in their ha 1 on Front Street       >  ��������� Shortest  and  Quickest Route  To "Yukon and Klondike Gold  Fields.  To Ens torn and bltirouean poiuts.  To' Piietlic Uo.~i">r, China, Jnpau  and Australia.     ��������� ������    "  TOURIST  CARS  Pass Revel~toke daily to St.  P.iul, ��������� except . Wednesday to  eastern poiut-". '  Magnificent sleeping ami dining  ears on all trains.  Tick"!"-"! issued through nnd  bngguge cheeked to destination".  "Rovolstoko Station, B. C.  the unmeasured stifprlsc; nnd  regret  of  the  French  cabinet    (which    hud  Rlb&Pfca  Hotel  ol tne i-1-.-iiL-ii ^...j...v-.. \.���������-������������������ ----- .,  taken tho lead in the scheme) sent a l\.  reply, wliich after due .consideration  was delivered, to the.." effect, lhat. If  the plan war, not directly abandoned,  rot only would Her ' Majesty's government refuse io' countenance Its  execution, but would, join forces with  the American govornnitmt.and declare  war against France. The negotiations  a', once fell through,,and lhe French  government was compelled to heal a  retreat. ,   ..   ,  JAMIESON RATD MONUMENT  A colossal granite' monument is  being made by an Aberdeen firm to  the order ot tho Traii-vaal government for erection .at :j Pretoria,'au a  national memorial of the repulse or  the Jamieson raid; and a recognition  of President Kruger's patriotism and  valuable services to tlie republic. (A  statue of the president will be placed  on top.  GERMAN VS. 13NULISU DUSlMObb  METHODS'  Competition is very heen now between this country and Germany, and  it is very interesting ' lo learn the  reasons which German merchants  give of. what lhey suppose iii their  superiority over tlieir English rivals.  German business men complain of the  lack of willingness on the ��������� part of  English manufacturers to meet their  wishes. A rcqucst-for siaall. cU~uiges  i. ignored and the German purchaser  Is surprised at the want of obligingness on the part ol\the English. The  German merchant, on lho other hand,  is alwavs ready to meet the desire of  his business friends in the smallest  particular, and il would seem that ho  cannot take loo much trouble with  any order however trivial. The re-  v.-.ligation into the Yukon scandals j suit is that his connections increase,  business will    not he ! and he does not lose old    customeis.       -~     of the  Calc-'apy  ������������������N.li.',T. ' ., '   '  ,Ti~-irUt.  and  eoiuni-.;rc-ia!  h~~ift.~mnrtei.~_i ��������� Quiet ���������  Utiles _ ren-'tin-ib'o ������������������ -~������'!  inouisi'ii eon.voiiiunoo-".  A. PtRLEY, Proprietor  Daily Trains Leave Revelstoke  JS-isLbouad T: 10 a.in.'  -Westbound....' 5:20 p.m. -  Southbound ior all Kootenay  points,..: .' S a.m.  For    information,   time    enrd".,'  maps aisd-ti_kets.a--ply-t_-~   -.__  T. W. BRADSHAW,  : Agent, llevelstoke.    ,  .W.   -J'V   Anderson,  Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.   ���������  ���������13.-.J*. Coylk, District Passenger  Agent, Vancouver.     '  Loyal Orange  Lodge, No.. 1658.  Rectul r Tii'-j-tinga are'hcld in tho  uddfeiluw." i_-.ll on the second and  fourtb Wtdi._.sdavs o������ each month  nt 7.-30 p.m. VisiticK brethren  - cord a Ilv invited.  Dr. T. J. IT--, ~.V.M.:   T J. GrAliamo, Rcc. Soc.  XV. G. Hirm y, Fin. Sec;   K. fe. -Wi_to_,-T_e_a. *  Court  Mt   Begbie,  I.O.F.. N0.3461.,  Meets in tho Oddfellows' Hall on the  2nd and 1th Fridaya of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to  attend.  J.'B. Scott. C. R.  .1. L. Sinllb. K. S.  KMo&SlocanRy  TIME C/^RD  Subject to chango without notic..  Trains run on Pacific Standard Time.  HeveistoKe"-Hospital  Maternity Room in connection. .  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  GOIXO WEST  S:f_0 a in Leave.  8:30 a m  !!::-! am  ���������J-:51 a 111-" - *���������'- r  10.03 0 m       '     .  10:W a m  10_.~_ a in  001M) K_i8r  UAILY  ..Kaslo Arrivo3:50p m  South Fork... 3:15pm  ...Spronlo's.... " 2:1.5 pm  ...Whitewater...���������'.!-=-=_���������.":������! p m_  ...Rear Lake ... " 1:18pm  . McGuiRan.... " ��������� 1.33 p in  Cody Junction " 1:12 pm  10:5"! a in Arrivo Sandon .... Leave l__p  I CODY LINE  l_._-._-: 11.00.1111 Sandon......rrive 11:45 a m  /...:-.o 11~20 a m ....Cody Leave 11:26- in  ROBKRT. IUVINO  Q. F. and P. A.  GEO.F.COPKLAND  Supcrlntcn ant  CHOICEST  Drs McKechnie   and   Jeffs. Attendants.  customer had been filled witu dairy  butter, presumably at the coast, and  shipped lo .the Kootenay country*,  without any attempt to removo thp  brand of the government creamery,  which scrupulous people would do at  any rate. It is said that tho butter  was strong enough to come out and  do  mat :   but its character had  also  been spoilfu in some cellar    at  the coast.       P. P.   B. C. papers please copy.  Writ. fnroiiV in!i'i.';.!iiut ImkiI. _ " Invi'iit- <  , urn lli'hi" mid "llrtw Jim arc (.-Indlnl-  , Send us 11 roughs-latch ur modtlof yuur  I invention or iiniiriivoiiii-nl. mul wc will Jell {  you Ivuo our opinion iii l������ \i!ieth-r it 13 (  I'l-oliiibly 11'iloiil.itil-.   XVu mum-11 i-i"-' ially t  of ii|iiil>.iilmi_  ri'.ifi'tcd   In other biuids. <  ili������;!i'._l ri'lc.-i lie.- 1urnUln.1l. I  tlA-lIOi. a MAIflON <  PATEWT -OWCITO-IS & EXPERTS 5  Civil ,f Mi.tallli'ill  FllB'nrer'. (lra-!.-!rli cf tlio C  I'olyt.fliiil.' Sc-col ot Enelii"''l~>-, l!.Kli'!or������ in '  Apii I..I   Si lew ���������"���������.    Lnval   rmviTillv   _Mc.ni.crs;  Vulilll l.-.w A-���������������.!..lloil.   A-H'll".ill W ,1!. r\\l>n.l (  Apr'n'liUoH, N'-iw !.t������-'l:u..l V.'r.l, r W.n_   i\t-<������: j  1\ i,i. Miiv.-vnrM A*-Otulloil, ..ei.,.-. -I.L.Lcr Cili. 1  buukly of 1 Ivll rui,-liii urn. 5  '. ___.El������_. * tltW V0*!.". lirt B'lO'C . Mf.'ITIiEA'. CAK.   )  C os-nots.-, ATUWni, ctiiLbiKC., ./(shihctgii. co.  wi  Dp. jWalloel?  Physician and Surgeon, McKenzio  Avenue, Revelstoko Station, B. C.  It you .want employment, or  looking for a heujo to rent when  you reach Vm.couvcr apply to  The  Vancouver Employment  and  House  Renting- Agency  3_l,    Hastings    Street.    West.  Lie Manitoba town of Treherne  lest a whole business block by fire on  "Wednesday. Molson's bank and a  dozen stores and offices were "destroyed.  A sarious accident occurred on Wednesday on  the Pictou  branch  of the  Intercolonial.    Two   trains   collided.  Two   engineers,   two   firemen   and   a  passenger were killed.  The  Torontp. Mail  demands  an  iu  and . says the  still more remarkable Is  his great grandson    is.also    married  making five generations   of the same | ;������������ ^ =. l^ the  family who    are following   the weirj*-";l8Q "���������      , i)e" investigated. matter, and it is quite true that the  known biblical injunction. ilers- * a ...������  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Am-oni> "Cii'llnc u r-tirtch anil .leicripllijn may  nid.k���������._s���������rt-li_ our ..|.lnlon free whether an  mvonlTn1 I _ nrol.nl.lv i,.jl.?}tal.In. ("..nimunle,..  tloii-striclbcoi.tiaci.tliil. "und hook on "'atenu  lent froo. Oldest at'ciicrfor sm-iii '������"j J'n"n".-������  l'.itenti laken ihroueh Miiuu & i- rescue  iptr li ti iv,Ucc, without-biii-ic. 111 tlio  TI28 Revelstoke  P_20to Company  Revelstoke, B.  CISJIRS  TOBACCOS  , . -"CIGARETTES ,  ' " ...������������������  SOFT DR.I.NK,S  ICE ���������CR.EJ-.M SODAS  ICE CREJIJA  Bicycles  Repaired and  For Hire.  R. JA. SMYTHE  mlGtf THIRD STREET CENTB'r".  If You Want ���������  PORE  COWS .MILK,  Guaranteed Unadulterated.  S*l 1*1)10: --Ol~-~I>A!_ STREET-  Scientific Jlmei lean.  Alianrtsomely lllu3lrntr.il.v,-cekl!*.   Jjircest clr  WM I Co.36',Bro!id"a'' New York  l&aiicU Office. KJ F St. \\-ashl.n-iou.'_t. C.  J. -R. Huii  & Ccmpat-y  Butchers    and    Wlioleeale   and  Kami Dealers in Reef. Fork, etc  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  All orders ia oar lice prompt"r  tillei" ...f.....���������'  So to T.HE EUROPE DAIRY  MR-. F. JULIAN.  l"j_. fretz'  Contractor and Buildep.  Shop oppoiifj* Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Gu  ced  -Terms Cash ia  Artist's Materials  01 these ive hnve n complete supply of  nrtl-  -sucli   as   Oil   Colors,   Brushes,  cles require il  I-aletie Board.  I'lilelie Knives and Oils.  For the Draughtsman  -and Architect____������__������_a  Kvervihiiig required in their line will he  found nt hand: .such a1- all kinds of drawing  and Tracing l.inuii and Papers, Iiistriiiiienl.-,  Killer*, ?ounro.-, nntl ("olor.-il liniwtug Ink:*.  Mall order., promptly attended lo.  Niglit Bell ou Lour.  Fresh eggs at C. 1_. Hume Co.  j    D. Alton and wife left yesterday  nn  ' a holiday visit to Nelson.  Frank Gurrund and Gns Hedstrom  caiiiH down from the Big Bend on  Monday.  The Gold Commissioner and Mrs.  Siblmld left yesterday to attend the  Now Westminster Fair.  THE CANADA DRUG & BOOK  CO., Ltd.  ".'has. It. McDOXALii. Manager.  Kevelstoke Station, II. C.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  i sandwich.  October 17th,  * 0:30 nt tbe Vic. for i  ���������Tapping's Theatre,  Lelv's concert.  Evaporated   California    white   and  black cherries -it C. B. Hume  &  Co.'s.  left   on   Sunday  friends at   Kam-  Miss     McCalltim  evening on a visit to  loops, B.C.  Seeded raisins put up in 1 lb. packages, specially for family use. at C. B.  IIimie'& Co.'s.  An investigation into the Yukon  administration i.s being insisted upon  by even the Toronto Globe.  ��������� Mr. and Sirs. Lely are artistes of  the highest quality and are endorsed  by the press the world over.  Mr. Carson, of the firm of Carson &  Shore, Calgary, went through town  on Sunday on a visit tn the Const  cities.  ���������Men's, youths', and boy's overcoats  at Wilson's.  Harry Knight, butcher, of Vernon,  went through on No. 1 on Sunday to  bis home, after a two months' visit to  England.  TFall and   winter  rubber  goods just  opened out at C. B. Hume to Co. _s.  Dr. Brett came'in on Sunday from  Baiiif and proceeded south to the  Halcyon* Hot .Springs, on Monday  morn ing.  ���������Complete full stock just arrived at  Wilson's.  >"ine houses are in course of erection on the cleared extension of  Mackenzie Avenue. The location is a  desirable one and promises to become  the residential portion of the town.  Honey iii comb imported from  California nt C. B. Hume & Co.'s.    .  Out of the mass of railway news  floating about it may bo said positively that building operations on the  Nelson to Bedlington will begin at  once. It, is believed that the contracts  have heen let, but nothing official has  yet been given out.  Ton per cent, off of all cash orders  for wall papers at Birney's.  In nil probability Locomotive Foreman Temple will be transferred from  here to Nelson, while Mr. Hobbs, of  Donald will take charge here. The  new shops here arc going up slowly,  but the men are expected to arrive  about tbe middle nf nest month.  7fcl~~~~~T70l v 's ~"n igh t~o~ f  XV. White, Q.C., li-ri on Monday  niglit for the coast, lie. will return in  the course of about ten days.  E. Ti. Kiiiman returned on Monday  morning from a six month's prospecting trip iu the Cassiar district.  A largo first class ,$1 a day hotel on  First street, east, is among the possibilities of tho city within a few weeks.  Tbo attention ol ladies is culled to  the special Friday sale advertisement  of Mrs. M. K. I-jiiwson in another  column.  A large consignment of September  butler, very choice, just received  from Manitoba creameries at 0. B.  flume to Co.'s.  On Monday of this week Messrs.  James Gill & Co.. of the leading store,  shipped a consignment of men's  winter outfits to Dawson City.  Winnipeg Freo Press: Mr. Kennedy's  cornet solo with orchestral accompaniment was one of the_ most enjoyable pieces of tho evening.���������Tapping's  Theatre, Wednesday, October 12.  Percy P. Clarke is shaking hands  with himself these days, and wears a  smile a yard wide. He is the happy  father of a 12 lb. 2 oz. baby boy, whicli  was presented to him by Mrs. Clarke  on Sunday last.  Robt. Gordon, of the Revelstoke  Iron Works, is building a substantial  business block on Second street, east.  The building .has a frontage of 30  feet on Second street, and will be used  as a plumbing  and   blacksmith shop.  Winnipeg Tribune: The gem of the  evening was Liberati's "Remembrance  of Switzerland," a cornet solo by Mr.  Fred Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy showed  that be was the master of his instrument.. His tone was good and his  execution fine. He managed the  difficult runs in this piece with perfect ease.���������Tapping's Theatre, Wednesday, Oclober 12.  Tbe Prairie City Quartet to, who  will appear in Tapping's theatre on  Wednesday. October 12th, come well  recommended by the. press in tlie east  and a musical treat is in store for  those wlio are'fortunate to be able to  attend this concert. Tickets are now  for sale at the Canada Drug and Book  Co.'s storo and at C. E. Reid &-Co's.  Jlr. Pcrrs' Leake, M.E., left on  Monday ."is the delegate from the  Board of Trade to the Fruit Fair nt  Spokane. He took a fine collection  of specimens with hiin including the  very complete exhibit gotten np List  year by the Trout Lake City people  for the same Fair. Mr. Leake's  thorough knowledge of tho country  will render hiin an admirable exponent of its resources at Spokane,  where he will meet a large number of  mining men and be able to give North  Kootenay a good advertisement"  Mrs. Barbara Clarke returned on  Saturday morning from New Westminster, where she had been  for  the  IT STOPPER A TRAIN  i ���������-  j Peculiar Action of the Rain on Sulphur  Fumes  People in smelter towns know that  sulphur smoke kills vegetation, but  last week saw the first instance of  sulphur smoke stopping it train. But  such a thing actually occurred last  week. The fumes were rising in a  heavy cloud ' and the wind carried  them up the river. In the afternoon  a heavy ��������� rain foil and tho ..sulphur  accumulated on the tracks in such  quantities us to create a heavy coating  of grease, on which sand had but  little effect. At any rate the big  standard guage engine, drawing 12  freight curs, just half the usual number, i-i*n into the smoke at Murphy  creek, and did not get out until after  repeated attempts covering more than  an hour.���������Trail News.  LOST  Between Hotel Revelstoke and the C. P. R.  Restaurant, a ladles' ring, (garnet stone.)  KlndEr will be suitably rewarded by leaving  same at the Dominion Express oflice.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  DEER HEADS,  BIRDS, ANIMALS, Etc.,  Preserved  ami   Mounted  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  The Black Diamond  J. C. Kirkpatrick, was in town  recently from Ferguson. Mr., Kirkpatrick with E.J. Ward owns the  Black Diamond group on the north  fork of the Lardeau, and to a Herald  reporter stated that the group was  showing np in first-class shape. .A  shipment of ore will be sent to the  smelter at once as a test. Assays  from the Black Diamond gave the  astonishing result of 860 ozs. silver, 20  per cent, copper and a half oz. in gold.  A sale of this property to capitalists  is now pending.  BIRTHS  ClaiuvB���������At Revelstoke, on October  2nd, 1898, the wife of Percy P.  Clarke, of a son.  Smythe���������At Port Moody, on Sept.  30th, the wife of H. E. Smythe, of  Revelstoke, of a son.  MARRIED  Hutchison���������Bielby���������At the residence  of R. P. Pettipiece,' Second St.. on  TViesdav evening. October 4th, 1898,  by Rev. S. J. Thompson, Robert  Hutchison, of Golden, ' to Alice,  daughter of John Bielby, of Fletcher,  Idaho.  RS/e-  ���������*e^  Bring  Your  Prescriptions  To  Us  Sick people can't afford  to take anyiilitini.es when  havingprecriptioni tilled  Wc take particular pride  in keeping ourstock pure  and ingivlngo.-traearcto  the compounding of prescriptions. There's nothing tancyabout our prices  ���������a fair profit is all we  want.  Chas. E. Reid & Co.  Bs--*������--  ���������*s^������b&  Revelstoke Sash & Door  _ g^Factory-_H|������'  Manufacturers of and Dealers in  Sash, Doors. Turnings, ' Plenths and  Corner Blocks, Mouldings of all kinds.  Fancy Gables and Verandah Work.  Brackets of every description made to  order. Store and Office Fittings.  ��������� Window Frames, with sash fitted a  specialty.  All tho latest machinery.    Dry kiln on the  Call and pot p '  going elsewhere,  premises.   ' Call and pot prices before  vhe  "nil -������_l~li������i||-  Agent ror the  Blickensderrer  Typewriter  X~~E3__A.Xi~H1I~- ION"  Gents' Furnishings  Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps and  Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, Toilet and  Fancy Articles, Patent Medicines, Etc.  POST   0*H**_TIC*'__3   STOBE,   "Ea"--!'V*E!J_jS1,OJES:*EI _��������� IB. C.  ���������SAWYER & MANNING.  p-PPINGg  ~    JHEATRE  Wednesday,  October I2th.  Prairie City Quartette  GRAND  CONCERT    -  Tickets at   Canada Drue & Book Co., and C,  RBid it Co.  Prices:    "5 Hnd 50 cents.  For  Sale  A Five Roomed Cottage  With Bathroom and Pantry in  ��������� Connection.  o        :  Situated on Third St.. Just East  or the Cowan Block.  For^particulars  apply  at - the Herald office.  THE LEADING STORE  The winter season is close at hand, thus -  increasing the demand for Winter  Clothing and warm Underclothes." We  are well supplied with these lines, and  can shew you a well selected and varied  stock;.at very reasonable prices.. .  Mackinaw Clothing, best in the country.  German Socks, Gloves, Mitts, Rubber  Goods. Etc.  Before buying a Ready to Wear Suit of  Clothes, come and see us, we can interest  you.  JAMES GILL & CO'Y.  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie Avenue.  Dry Goods,  Carpets,  Men's Furnishings.  Clothing,  House. Furnishings.  Boots and Shoes.  Hotel  Ferguson  ' .null.......in.liaMtlk.1..������������������  Ferguson, B. C��������� The Centre  of the Lardeau Mines  " ..im>iiiu(iimiiiimiiaaR>.iii.ni*.nin mn \  Best  Accommodation  in the Lardeau.  S.u.m.mn.iiiR.iBii.iiifli.iiBmiaiHMmBMMHlmp  Rates   S2.00  Per Day.  Dave   Ferguson,  Prop.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie, Ave.?  The Best in Canada.  Used by Thousands.  A carload will arrive in a few-  days at onr warerooms.- And  consumers will find it the best  and cheapest on - the market.  Free and prompt delivery.  A, N.  Smitta;  ��������� Baker and Confectioner.  ������3"?"*Wc<ldin������ cakes to the Queen's taste.  ���������1==Ot~tobei~"th("~n  song and story.  Throiiclio-.it -the Slocan, mininp  development and operation is going  ahead as never before. The. continued  strong price of lead and silver is most  iheoring and is having its effect,  though this week tbe shipments tire  lifrltt. October promises to lie a star  month with the shipping mines.  Great, reductions in wall papers at  J3irnf-y's, next to How-son's furniture  store.  A little figuring will show that  hundreds of dollars were put into the  Klondike this year whero one was  taken out. The Klondike hubble was  very, attractive when looked at  through the brilliant lined glasses  so kindly furnished by the transportation companies, but when the people  got the actual experience, the facts  came to the surface.  ���������Now is the time to get yonr papering done���������lowest prices and best work  in town at Birney's, Mackenzie Ave.,  next (o Howson's.  The English church wns prettily  decorated nn Sunday last, the occasion  being the annual harvest festival.  Hops, grain, fruit and flowers had  been freely used in the decoration of  lhe church with excellent eirec-t. The  ���������church was well filled both morning  .ind evening. The newly organized  male choir sang the service in the  ���������evening with great spirit and effect.  ���������Durward and Mrs. Lely are booked  --for the 17th of this month.  "What is believed to'he the largest  piece of gold free of quartz evei- found  in the world was taken from Beyer to  Holteriiiann's claim, Hill Knd, New-  South Wales, on May 10th. 1872, its  weight being C10 pounds. It measured  four feet, nine inches long, three feet  two inches wide, and ayeraged four  inches thick. Its value was !?148,800  and it was found embedded in a thick  wall of bine slate at a depth of 250  feet from!! be sulfate.   .  "purpose of placing her grandson,  Willie Beavo in the Columbian College. Master Willie is a young man  of great, promise, und his many friends  here will look to him to give a. good  accountof himself in Jhe college, and  under the guidance of Lhe Rev. .1. A.  Sipprell, B.A., who is at the head of  the institution, there i.s no doubt but  be will graduate later with honors  both to himself and to the college.  The possibilities of advertising are  lifciiiiiiiig giciler every year. One  reason for this is the gradual, but  certain spread of knowledge, as shown  by sijiti*tics. In 18S0 seventeen per  cent, of tlie total population co.ild  neither read nor write. In 1800, bow-  ever, this proportion had been reduced  to twelve pur cent, and it, is likely  that the census of 1000 will show a  still more remarkable reduction. The  rapid obliteration of the illiteracy of  the land can not be other than beneficial to the advertiser, for it widens  hi., field and increases the value of his  opportunity. ���������Profitable Advertising.  Great  Geariri   -        -.    . ���������   /\            .      .       'A~*  out  From Now Until October 15th.-  Ore From Illecillewaet  C. O'Brien, Rcddin to Co. have just  received some splendid -specimens of  ore from Albert Canyon, in the Illecillewaet. The samples are from the  Reggie and George, located about 20  miles up the canyon from the main  line of the C.P.R. Tbo group is  reached by a wagon road. There are  two ledges on the ptoperties, arid some  little work bas been done. The ore is  a fine galena, carrying gold in considerable quantities. Tho gangtio is a  waxy while quartz. Much malachite  is present, and the ore assays well in  copper. Assays as high as $75 in gold,  1.155 omit es in silver and 13 per cent,  lead have been received. Three tons  of ll-.e ore is now at Trail to bo put  through a smelter test. The property  is under negotiations to the clients of  C. O'Brien, Rcddin to Co. The price  asked by the prospect01s who own the  group is $ .0,000.���������Rossland Miner.     0  Havin. sold our entire l)!islne������������. lo Geo.  Betl <_ Co., who will lake po-'nepslon on  the ISth Inst.,  We Will Offer  Our Entire Stock of���������  Groceries  Of Every Description.  Flour,  Provisions-  Fresh Fruits  Confectionery  Vegetables,  At  Absolutely  Cost.  100 Cases of Okanagan  Apples at Strictly Cost  I WAN? TO  G  CUSTOMER OF MINE  AND  WEAR MYJCLJDTHES.  THEY ARIi THE BEST,  ANO CHEAPEST     .  IM THE DISTRICT  R. S. Wilson,  TAILOR AND CLOTHIER  VV. B. Pease & Co.  We have decided to sell  out our entire stock of  Groceries, Provisions,  Etc., and are offering1 a  reduction of 10 per cent  on all cash sales of $1  and oven We have  closed all credit accts.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture.  T.-fr-Th . IIIIM.  Transferring1  and Carting  _5^*TcIepIione your orders to W.M. Lawrence-  and they will be promptly attended to.  Robert Fleming  UTCHBON  & COMPANY.  Front Street, - Revelsloke.  NEW RESTAURANT  FRONT STREET, Rkv_.i_.tok_-.  Meals Served at all Hours  Day or Night .  Antoni RcBochci. Prop.  y. G. BIRNEV  Painter and  Decorator  First Street East, Revelstoke Station  Graining, Paper Hanging, Hard Wood Finishing, frolic . RintlDg In all   Branches,  Carriage Painting, Glazing, tic.  Tht; 7. ������.. Piper Co. have now on hand  First f-'laja Brick at right prices.  rntcn-iiiif builders   would do well to  call and .jxamlne.  Brick yard Just north of the (Jon Club  grounds.  Mall or'Ieri promptly attended to.  Prices on application.  The F. E. Piper Co.,  Revelstoke, B. C  _...ll..l...........(....tl.l|l...l.������.IRI>.III...IIB....II.I.I1....IK..a....I>.....I.I.Bil>lll..<l.>.l.������..>ll*ll>l<>|ll>lc|1>ll~~;lKa'f  For Next Week Orily, to make room for new goods, we will  give io Per Cent, off all on Stoves.  The. lines comprise Cooking Stoves, Steel Range.^Cast Ranges.  Coal Heating .Stoves, Wood Heating Stoves, Box Stoves, all of  the hest makers of Canada, Gurney. Stewnrt and Copp.  Estimates given on furnaces.  Why Pay Rent.  When you can own a home  of your own ?  If you will bave,* say, five to ten dollars per  month on our aeeuiniilatlve system for a few  Vcari, you will then bo in a position to buyor  build a home of your own.  - lly taking shares in this company, persons of'  moderate means are enabled to participate in  the profits enjoyed by the company- -  . The Bftving of money is Uko tlio saving" of -  time.    If done at all, it must be done systematically. ,. -..  Surety is 'a most Important consideration  when making an investment. This is a perfect system of co-operative savings, and tbo  safest plan ever offered for accumulating small  holdings and loaning it to members on real  estato security.       -��������� .. '.  Loans... . ;  Loani arc made on tlio security of improved  real estate without delay, CO pur cent, of the  appraihud cash value being advanced.  I'.xccss payments of principal may be mada ���������  with any monthly pnyment.       . , .  B. C. Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  F. Iiukkb, Agent,  HoKcn?ie Ave . Revelstoke Station.       lOaulm  Notice.  Notice is hereby given that two months after  date the Sunshine Limited, a company incorporated under the Knglish Companies Acts and  licensed'to carry on business,in .the Province  of British Columbia," intends to" apply to tha.  _Chicf_r~ommIssioiier-bfiLandSiandi_JV6r-a_for-_--  p'ermission-to purchase 17.13 (seventeen.and  1.M00) acres of land situated; Iii Kootenay District, commencing at a.'post.marked "Inttial  Post North West corner Sunshine Limited" adjoining the eastsiddline of theHuronMIneral  Claim (Trout Lake Mining Division) at a point  100 feet from the north; east.corner of such  claims, thonre north 53 deg. east for 630 feet  thence south 33 deg. 39 min. east for 1401.2 feet  thence south 58 deg. 21 min. west for 458.8 feet,  thence north 40 deg. OO min. west for 1351 feet.  containing 17.13 acres more or less.  SUNSHINE LIMITED,  Edoak a. Bknkett.  General Manager  July 26,1898.,  W. M. LAWRENCE     !  z Hardware and Tinsmithing.     jj  SH-JM-.-gMllltl _IMmi*-*.H-IIIIIIM  tl  F012L TO THE DOORS  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, tbe best on the market.  Groceries, Flour, Provisions, Vegetables, Etc.  Fallis Bros.  Notice  Notice Is hereby given that I have applied to  the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for a special, license.to cut  and carry away timber from the.following described-lands, situate In the district of West  Kootenay: On .the'east side of Upper Arrow-  Lake at Galena Bay, about soven "miles south-  cast of Arrowhead, commencing? at a post  marked "G. S. M. S.W'; corner,"~.aboiit 20 chains  west of Deep. Creek and about SOO chains from  Its mouth, running north 80 chains, thence  cast 80 chains, thence south 80 cliainB, tlience  east 40 chains, tlience south 40 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence hdrth'40'chalns, thenco  west 40 chains to the point of commencement.  "    Geo. 8. McCarter.  Kevelstoke, B. C, August 23rd. 1898.  Transfer, of License.  Take notice that we, the undersigned. Intend  30 days afterdate, to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for Revelstoke riding West Kootenay for a transfer of lici"nce from Cunningham  it Belway, of the Queen's hotel, to W. Price.  ( Co.n-ningham <_ Belway.  Comaplix, Sept. 9th, 1898. ;'.". . 67  ��������� Application,for Transfer.  Take notice that the undersigned, SO daya  after date, intend to apply to the Stipendiary  Magistrate for the Revelstoke riding of West  Rbotenay,-for a transfer of the hotel license for  the sale of liquor by retail, iiow held by John  II. Skogstrom to the names of w.i. White and  J.A.Emerson;    ...     .  ���������WHITE & EMERSON.  Dated at Albert Canyon this 2nd day of Sept.  ~" ,   '..' ? "       ;������ept7im  1898,  Musical  Instruments  Von arc rcf|iiostcd to look over my  select stock of    VIOLINS, (JtllTA RS    MANDOLINS    HORNKK'S MOUTH ORGANS   STRINGS anil ACESSOKII". ....  An excellent stoek at low prices.  Tobaccos, Cigars. Soft Itcfrchlng Drinks,  Stationery, Novels, Japanese Curios, Etc.  Chas. J. Aman  HARD GOAL!  HARD CASH  ANTHRACITE COAL.  Delivered  from  car..  Delivered from shed.  .. $9.50 Der ton.  . .810.00 per ton.  Now is the time to get in your winter supply before the snow falls.  ���������i early.  " Cash must accompany the order.  Order  -v. Liquor License.  . Take notice, that I, the undersigned, intend  to apply 30 days after date to. the Stipendiary  Magistrate of the Revelstoke "Riding of West  Kootenay for a license to sell liquor by retail  at my hotel, situate on the ..Waverley waggon  road, ten miles north of Albert Canvon.  ROBERT PATTER80_f.  Revelstoke, August 1st, 1898. ?  F- Mccarty.  Notice  Notice is herebv given tbat I have applied to  the-, Honorable the ..Chief Commissioner of  Lands and: ~.Yorks for a'spCcial license to rut  and carry away timber frotojthe following described lands, situate in the district of west  Kootenay: On the east side of Upper Arrow  Lake at Galena Bay, about seven miles southeast of Arrowhead, commencing at a post at  the northwest corner, ftbout'five chains southeast of the mouth of Peep Creek and marked  "C. H." M. N.W. Post," thence running south  125 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence north  125 chains, thence west 80 chains to point ol  commencement. -'���������  C. H. Macintosh.  Rossland, B.C., August 23rd, 1899.

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