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 (//AHuu^^/ d^^y^-irt  x  j&m  -IS3TTEID   T\V"iaE-^.-V7-EEK;-~~-"VV"E3D3SrESX5j^."2"S    J^JSTT)   S._V_FtT:R.:D_*_.H_fS-  Vol. II.    No.  94.  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21,1898.  $2.00 a Year in. Advance.  Haig & Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  Revelstoke  ^^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barrister-, Solicitors, Notaries.Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Ave., RevelstoKe Sta.  Money.to Loan.  m. White, Q.C. J. M.Scott, B.A..LL.B.  F. L.Gwilllin.  HARVEY   &   M .CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,   Etc.  Solicitor for Imperial Bank of Canada.  Company fundj to loan at 8 per cent.  -    Offices:   Molsons Bank Block.  Stint Street.   Revelstoke Station,  B. C,  ROBERT SAMSON .  "Wood~Dealerand Drayman.  _irayl_g___l-Oliverv workaspeela'ty. Teams  always-tady on shortest notice. .Contracts for  Job-fog taken. C-~~~~-Agent for the Standard  Oil Company.  DENTISTRY  DR.   EDMONDS,  * .(Successor to Dr Mathison.)  -Teeth extr&ctod painless." Dentistry In all Its  -branches. Office over tbe Canada Drug ._  Book Co.s' store.  *_eVE_2. DAINTY, HSEFtiL  ___!-_:   There I- not enough space  _.t my disposal here to enumerate  to you the many articles now-opened   .  npat'my store, ovposite the  Cowan  . -- ^������io_w, i.,������_-.to not Ist; t6_etamine   -  .,.-     jmy-handn'otae -and  well."selected~"  stock   before   making "jcir    flu .1-  scUction. - ...  M- K. LAWSON  TRY OUK..  -__?he_f_rtili8ing_pciw_ej^_.af.J.Ii������; prepar  .ation ie due to it beting a. well baUnced  "mixture of all the ingredients wcessory  *or the nourishment of cultivated  plants.  Try ,it and prove for .yourself what a .help it will he  to you.  C.E.KEID&.CG.  witm^  Is now in order, as the season  of festivity is drawing;  near.  Last year we made over 1000 lbs. of  Xmas cake. This year we art prepared to double that amount. Over  200 lbs. are already ordored from us.  Wa can cater to your requirements  cheaper and better than ever before.  Any size or shape, ICED and ORNAMENTED, tbe best that choicest  material and .skill can produce, for  only  Try our Ontario eider,���������5 cents per  glass.  OU UO  Baker and Confectioner.  ���������-������K*_3PR*-_*-___'__H*-___a__J-5*a-i������<  |    CITY  BAKERY  I  CHRISTMAS CAKES MADE TO ORDER  I BBEAttl , BREAD!   BREAD I!  I McCague Bros. -   - ��������� Props.  Our  Specialties  This Week  Boys'   Sweaters  In various colors, good quality  just in. Call and get one for  your boys; they will appreciate  'theni this winter.  Ladies' Scotch  Plaid Gloves  These New Knitted Scotch  ���������Plaid Gloves are the very latest  ort, nnd are now quite the  ..thins worn hy the Ladies of  Eastern Ciiies. These Gloves  are pretty, serviceahle and up-  to-date. Ladies call and see  them.  Men's, Women's,  and Childrens  Gloves and  Mitts  We have just received a-large  assortment���������in fact we. believe  we have the best line in-Revelstoke. Prices in aceoid .with  . -,������th,_ ������1'-"sili'y,i _.     -      --���������>-..   ..      ,,���������..  Childrens  and Ladies  Tarn O'Shanters  A Splendid Line, quiteappro-  priate.   for this season of the '  year���������at Moderate Piices.  D  Fancy  Glassware  Our Stock of Fancy Glassware  is simply the easiest place in  town to select a HANDSOME  'XMAS GIFT for your friends  aud they are not only pretty  ��������� but useful.  Parlor Lamps  ���������We have a few of these which  we feel certain will sell witli-  ont our telling you all about  them. .Just call nnd see them  .fttid got our prices before .purchasing elsewhere. We havo  also a good assortment of other  . Lamps which wc guarantee  In all other lines  Equally good value is to lie  found, hut in the above we are  making sipecialties this week.  Our Cranberries  Are Really Nice and will make  Excellent .Sauce for your  Xmas Turkey  SECURE THE MATERIAL  for your 'XMAS CAKE from  us.  C.B. Hume  &Co.  WHOLESALE    AUD    RETAIL  GENERAL MERCHANTS  THE GREAT  DEPARTMENTAL  STORE  B0(JRNE BROS.  PREPARING THE WAY  Onr energies are being given largely at this time to preparations for  Xmas business. You are already, as we are, thinking of the wants of the  near future. Present needs however are not forgotten and to make quick  clearances we have marked many lines at quick selling prices. ' -   . <~  Triumphs of the Dress Goods  Sale  Ladiesin 'search of'Xmas Gifts -br their friends could not do better  than select a few Dress lengths from this great sale. Every price is reduced  to such an extent as will make this section the very fountain head of 'Xmas  Gift Supplies. " ' -  DRESS GOODS SALE  Stylish Broche Dress Goods���������regular  85c. a yard.'sale 00c.  Stylish Figured Dress Goods���������regular 75c. a yard, sale 55c.  Stylish Plaid Dress Goods���������regular  05c. a yaid, sale 50c,  Stylish Broche iDress Goods���������regular $1 a yard, sale SOc-  ^SPECIAL: A few pieces Milton cloths, heavy weave, special for  winter dress, double width, iu the best colors, cheap at 40 c. Monday 25 cents.  - -      - #7  Great Jacket and Cape   Sale  -     Begins Monday  25 per cent, off Every Garment  ��������� .Commencing-Monday.morning, Dec. 12th, 1808,"'Tlie Big Store "will  lake 25 per cent." oil every Jacket and Cape. The discount tp be taken oil at  the bottom of each* bill so that'ettstbmers can sec themselves the reduction  made.  ", \ s  Ladies' Felt Hats   Gents' Slippers  Two great bargains in Ladies'  trimmed and nntrininied. Thnt it is  almost impossible to describe sufficient  to say. That the}-are the-best value  ever offered here or elsewhere so far  as vve know.  Felt Sailors  ���������Trimmecl-and-untrimmed-iu-black,  brown and navy. Regular $1.25 Hats;  Monday 75c.  Walking Hats  Ladies' Felt Walking Hats -Black,  Brown and Navy���������regular $1.50 Hats,  Mondav���������81,  What is more: suggestive of cosy  ease than Slippers���������a pair of thein  makes a thoughtful 'Xmas Gift iind  carries untold comfort to tbe recipi:  ent.       ,  Opera Slippers -  -j-Gonta'-i-Black _Kid__Operi~,  Slippers  wei. made and neat finish��������� $1.50.  Dong-ola Chocolate Slippers  Very Comfortable Style, haud  turned'soles and special finish���������$1.75  Special Lines and Values  In Holiday Gloves iind Handkerchiefs, Fancy Goods and Stationery,  Fancy Linen' and Stamped Goods, Japanese Silk, Embroidered Tidies and  Scarfs, Silver and Plated Ware, Etc.  To Make Your Home Attractive  For Home Fixing  Jf you are fixing up the home for  XMAS HOLIDAYS some of these  may interest you. 150 Curtain Poles,  .Mahogany or Cherry finish, 5 feet long  complete with brass fittings. Cheap  at 00c.   Monday���������55c.  Window Shades  Opaque Cloth, Dark or Light Green.  Special value at 75c.���������Monday���������55c.  iooo Yards Pretty Cretonne  In Dainty Ait Shades and Designs.  The tegular 2oe. yard kind���������Monday���������  15c.  BLANKET CHANCE  Such a multitude of warm cosy Blankets will be shown on Monday at  Bargain Prices.       It will oslouish most housekeepers :    ~  Woollen Blankets  A splendid line of White Wooly  Blanket-, size 72s80 inches, with pretty  colored borders, special .value at $_, on  Monday S3.  Ladies' Vests���������Winter  Very decided values in Ladies' Vests  on Monday. They are good quality,  soft and warm.   Priced very low.,  Groceries for the Season  The   best   aad    purest   Groceries   at   the  Cheapest   Prices.  Hundreds of bargains offered on Monday throughout the store.  BOURNE BROS.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS  If bis Honor/ thc Lieutenant-Governor accedes to thc request of the  petitioners and appoints January 0th  as the nomination day for the  Hi-st Revelstoke municipal election, it  is obvious that there is not a great  deal of time to lose before thc people  of this town decide into whose bands  they will commit its destinies during  the first year of its corporate existence. The choice will he a momentous onc, as a great dent of work and  a good deal of spending will fall to the  tlrst council's lot. Their task will be  full of difficulty and responsibility and  can only be performed to the satisfaction of all concerned by men of  broad ideas, without, private axes to  grind or any worm-eaten feuds still  lingering in their heads. The town is  badly scattered and the only men,  who can handle it properly must be  men, in whose sense of justice and  impartiality the people have a  thorough confidence. At the same  time the conduct of the affairs of a  municipality"is a business affair and  requires men of business, in whose  mental make-up caution is nicely  balanced with enterprise?, to manage  it so as to entirely achieve the desired  results.  Perhaps our readers will think we  are asking too much. Perhaps we  are.. At the same time it is well to  aim high arid.only to be content with  tho best we have got, even if in  this sphere of existence the absolutely  best is attainable. Tliere are good'  men in this town, il" they can be induced to come out, and it should be  the effort of everyone, who "wishes  well to this place and'believes in its  future, to see that thoy do come out.  There is one encouraging feature  about the situation, which may well  he taken into consideration by our  business men in deciding - whether to  run for the council "or not. and that is  that the chief difficulties which beset  the progress of Revelstoke, seem to be  in a fair way of settling themselves.  Nest year will in all probability see  the business quarter definitely located  a������id_the trade"of the tpwn__centralized  there. This1 will greatly tenel ~*to,  smooth the'difficulties of the task of  governing the town. Questions which  twelve months ago were ���������*of serious  import, will, the Herald confidently  expects, within the next' twelve  months haye sunk into compar .tive  insignificance through the force of  circumstances.  Taking thisfeature of the situation  into consideration, the Herald hopes  to see prominent men of business com-'  ing forward without hesitation (o  seilieit the suffrages of the ratepayers  recognizing that it is. even from- the  most selfish point of view, of distinct  advantage to their own private inter-  estsTHatTthe affairsof thetowu*shoiild  be wisely and judiciously administered, while at the same time they owe a  certain amount of self-sacrifice to the  place, in which they are building up  their fortunes. The Hekald- hopes  to see some of our live business men  recognize their duty in this mutter and  come, forward without further delay  to appeal to tho votes of their fellow  citizens ior election to tho first council of the now City of Revelstoko.  CHRISTMAS !!  Wherever we look there are indications that Christinas is approaching.  At home t.ho children havo an air of  mystery about them and' their little  hcarls nre evidently burdoneel with  great secrets compared In which thc  whereabouts of tlm Emperor of China,  and the disposition of the Philippines,,  pale, into insignificance. These signs  of the approaching YuTetide are not  confined to the home: circle. Tn the  stores tliero is to ho seen on every  hand the signs that Sunt a Clans' agents  have heen abroad and far afield and  that thoy are ready to supply tha,t  which the. loving thoughtfillness of the  home circle suggests.  No matter how small or humble the  present may be it will phiy its part in  making the Christinas more pleasant  to someone. The people here generally have had a prosperous year. Peace  una prosperity have abided, and henc-e  we shoulel feel in tho mood to enter  into thc joyous spirit of the festiva.1  and also to do a fair share of the  buying of presents. No one should  hesitate to remember kindred because  he or she cannot afford to purchase  that which is expensive. The present  is not valued because of its value so  much as it is .in expression of kindness  and of goodwill. Looking at a present  from this standpoint, the smallest gift  is often given a very high value by  the recipient. Give ull that you can  afford to and so make the day as  much as possible a red letter onc to  others. In this way the occasion will  be made doubly happy for you.  A careful perusal of the ads in the  Herald will materially a-~'~'e>t you  in making your wlfC-ions.-  ATLIN GOLD COMMISSIONER  Mr, J. D. Graham Leaves  for Bennett  Lake and Atlin Lake  Tlie Provincial Government has  kept its promise lhat it would see that  affairs at Atlin ire got ready to meet  the rush that is suro to occur in the  spring. It has sent north one of the  hest and most experienced men that.  Could fill the office of gold commissioner. Mr. Jos. Dee Graham, to  give hun his full title, is stipendiary  magistrate within and for the County  of Nanaimo, golel commissioner, gov-  eriiiiieiitngcnt, assistant commissioner  of lands and works, assessor and  and colleetor under the "Assessment  Act," and colleetor under the " Revenue Tax Act." for the Bennett Lake  and Atlin Lake Mining Divisions, of  the Cassiar electoral district.  He sailed for the north from Vancouver on Saturday on the steamer  Danube. He will go direct to Lake  Bennett from Skagway, over the  White Piihs. He will, as" previously  stated, in the News-Advertiser, thoroughly enquire into affairs in the  recording office at Lake Bennett and  sjbtuit his report to the Provincial  government. -"'   .  After that Mr. Graham will go on to  Atlin and theie he will be ��������� joined by  Mr. J. II. Brownlee, the well known  and experienced surveyor of this city,  who ptoposes to leave Vancouver for  the north about January 13th.  The Government and the Province  are fortunate in securing the services  of theso two competent gentlemen for  the important work they have' to  perform in a new country.���������News-  Advertiser. . .  ' Qualifications for City Fathers  'Editok  Herald��������� Will you  be so  kind as to have following published : *  1. Mortgage your property, or have  it in your wife's name.  2. Bo gentle as a lamb.      .   .  3. Brave as a British Lion:  4. Have the patience of Job.  5. The wisdom of King Solomon.  6. Tl.e strength of Sampson.  7. Trade,   profession   or . character  not to be considered.  R. T.    ._������ .  The Epworth League '  At the annual -meeting of the rEp;  worth League held on Monday, able  and interesting papers were presented  by Mr, F. Buker, on Dr. Coke, rounder  of Methodist Missions; by Miss Clark,  on Barbara Heck, founder, of the first  Methodist church in America; by Miss  Savage, on -Stisanna- Wesley,, the  ���������Mother - of 'Methodism. _,aiid'. bv_.:, J: K,  Lovering' on Egerton Kyersorn, the  founder of the Ontario School System.  At the'cfose of- the-League meeting  the following were elected as officers  of the league for next year:  Pres Mr. A. Sullivan.  1st. Vice���������Mrs, E. Malraisi.-..-  2hd. Vice���������Mr. ~F. Btiker.   "     '  3rd Rice���������Mr. H. L. Lovering.  4th Vice.���������Miss Evans.  Rec. Sec.���������Miss Clark. _  Cor. Sec.���������Miss Bessie Sawyer.-  Treas.���������Mr. C.'.E: Reid: , ,.  Phrenological Lectures.���������-  Prof. Oozc-ns, phrenologist, ia holding forth every evening this week in  Tapping's New Opera House.. Admission, commencing "tnriight, -will be  23c. children. 10c. The lectures are  inte tisely "interesting���������and-instrnctivc  and lake well in every'town. They  cotnh'mu facts with fun in such n. way  that is enjoyed bjc everyone". A change-  of"-Ubject each evening. Prof. Cozens  has^foi'j illustrations the finest collections of.lithographs and skulls on the  road. There will be public examinations each evening. .On Thursday the  professor will - lecture" on"' "How" to  Select a* Husband or Wife." Those  willing ' may he paired off on the  platform.  Prof.-Cozens is the-best-" known  phienologisf'iii Canada���������and a phrenologist of training and experience,  Six years ago he gave three weeks  lectures in -the-Market-Hall; -Ve.nc'ou  ver; also formed the Vancouver Phre  nnlogical Society whiih is strong  loeliiv. He is a member of tho Fowler  to Wells' Phrenological Institute.-  New York, and their represent.-tive  wherever . he travels. ��������� The professor  will make private examinations of  heads and photographs at ire n-sonnhle  rates in Room Two, Central Hotel,  this week.  A CEHUl.NE^CrPiEVAHGE     s  The  P. ,0.  Department  Charjed" Witi  Discrimination Against Canadians  Letters from miners in Michipicoten.  to citizens in Toronto are full .of complaints against thn mail service for.  thedistiict. The men say that thev.  have petitioned time after time to tho'  Postal. Department, ..hut with no-re-]  suits, and th'e ottly way the mail gets'  in is hy the miners" brifigingrVit in  themselves, that is. walking to Missan-  ahie, a distance of 50'niiles, for it.  Further than  this they say  that a.  United States concern started work on  a'mining  property on   Michipiqoten.  Island "a few week's a'go. ��������� On".tne*- first  asking the Government granted  this  concern's demands for mail service.  The Michipicoten miners point out'  that the inhabitants of Michipicoten  are Canadians, that they are much _  more numerous-than those on Michi-\  picolen Island and'number about 300-  people and Michipicoten" is -much"''  easier to got at thnn Michipicoten-  Island���������Toronto Star.  In Search of a Wife. ���������'  A resident of Calgaryi Alta., arrived"  in the city on Friday of last' week   in ���������  search of his wife and child.    His   bet--'  ter half had come West some time ago, i  without consulting him as to her future _ ,  movements." taking with her their only';  child, a little giiT."~.'.''Thee   child   is   the.,  object of the search being triiide by the, ���������'  Sandstone City Citizen.   He had  been-j;  nformed in Sandon, while making in- '-  quiries there, that a woman and child _  from Calgary would be found atone of '_  the mines neeur  here   and   the  father'"*  acc'bi-dingly 'came rover'"' to.inajio.-~in- - ]  quiries.    His errand was fuiitlessjhow-.p  ever,    'the   ''couple-"-in    '-question-',  proving .'to   be ' strangers   ^to'-hini.,-  and    ho    decided"-    to      discontinue..-,  hissearch*and .1 b^returrij-.ti>   Calgary.    ~  The name of this gentleman could  not.'  be obtained from'any of the hotel ,reg-.-  isters here a,nt_ it is understood that be.'  desired -^secrecy -in   that-   particular. .'-  This search has led hiin over the'great-  er part of Kootenay.���������Silvertonian.  Cruelty to Animals J~ ,  To th* Editor ol the Herald:,        '��������� '  Sib:   I-trust.that the", mention made _  by-'yonr 'Tho*rrtson)s   Landing  corre-*-'  spondent in the" Herald-of ^the' 17ih--"  instant,.of. the  shameful  cruelty-involved in allowing.*'borsesX'-to "wander i  in^-."^^^^!!-^"' condition   about-the .'"  snowy flats* during the whole or "part '���������  of a'B.C.-Winter; will have the much -'-  needed effect of drawing the. attention -"  of.theprop.er authorities to the nece.-   .  8it_rof-int_r_ereni>e,.-."I--:_WH8 Ian, eye    -  witnessMo ~*tfia:'*|pftTalila _corH-1-.lon ������j<���������"'-  several unfortunate horses wanderlfij?" *  over��������� ���������*the- .Thomson's ' Landing' ________ -'  during the/wAnt-lr of--'B7-'88 - and Mtxj\  sorry indeed to leam that)  a. similar'  disregard of-both .statutory and   ha-'1"  mane r!aw   apparently-" exists  during  the  present"season.-  '"Believing'-*that ,':,  the faults haye only to be' made public '.  in order to Be put "an end to."  ��������� I am; Sir,     ������������������- -  . .   Yours faithfully,- , "~  ".   . .' T. Livisostoke HVia. .  Revelstoke, Dec. 17," 1808.  MESSRS. BOURNE. BROS.     -  Messrs. Bourn. Bros . of th. big buey store on  .station ro������d, zvixt mo?t 'avorablv ktioiin  as RevelKtoke'i Great Departmental Store;, are  foremost*amongst the enterprising butln-S-  men of North Kootenay.- Tliey carrv the  largest stock and have the biggest etore in  "Revel-toke. Tlieir business has. or.idua'ilv  grown since iti establishment In 1S86 anti!  now t__tr cominotl-ou. stores, on all floors, arc  stocked from top to bottom with a magnificent  assortment ol woll eho.en goods in each  department, grocery, dry goods, footwear,  crockery, hard-arc, etc. It would be difficult  even in much larger citlei to find an establishment where greater c&rc has been taken to  eater to the need* of tho" .public. Messr-.  Bourne Bros, haie inaugurated ��������������� new era in  their business ln Revelstoke; theyhavc broken  away from the old methods and through ludl-'  clous advertising ln the proper medium have  brought about a ureal change. An experienced  and efficient staS in thc store is, too. the secret  ojacieat deal of their succcs. In the dry  goods department presides the - genial and  obliging Mr. Reid, who ls.e^er rce_ly to take'  all the goods in the store down, 11 necessary, !n  his efforts to pie. ss. And his window dressing  is also an attractrre feature of the store. Mr.  A. Hobson, assisted by Eddjr Edwards, Is In  charge of thegroccrj- lfne, w hile Mr_S. Saunders  caters to the public In tbe hardware department. And tbey too know th������_ rbuslnws. Mr.  _.. Bourne Is the busy accountant, while Mr.  II. Bourne personal!? ovenecp the entire busl-'  net's, They are al! busy. Thelv Xmas and  holldav dldplay is simply Immense and you  muEl sec lt to appreciate Ir. The whole 4U.S  are on the move Irom early morn - to late at  night sending awavploexed customers. Any  one whom Bourne Bros.' stock will not satlsiy  is indeed hard to suit, fox never'before -__���������  tbtr' r.-cr. u n:������p;������T !n R*r������_;<-eke.  ���������To  rent���������Rhodesia - Restaurant���������  _  '  Apply to the proprietress on .the pre- -  misei'-corner  of -Orion' Hve'niie   and    -  Second street,- Revelstoke station. .  -There are-' twenty-three" men work- r -"  jng.in.- the ; Kootenay .Lumber  Co's.- ' '  logging camp,  whic _r"i__r~Rb.but'"threo���������~~**::*-  railes up Fish River from'the olel  Lardeau townsite.'R"is*expec.ted'that the ,   "  mill wiU.___~.-t to run on March 1st. .    '  Thfe'HEBALD bpgs. to^acknowledg-  .'  the receipt  of a  handsome  calendar   .    "  from Mr.   F.'- McCarty.   the  butcher.  -The photo" engraving ."cut .of .'his cold .:  storage hlock looks' handsome,    and   '  business-like.,., while      the    calendar   ' -  itself is most' useful, fni'-'ofHces/ tho  figures being large and plain.  J.' Edwards e-spects to open  his uow J  hotel. First st. tomorrow night. He and - -  his'partncr'Mr.  Sullivan  have, madu    -  great changes in the building,' "which  will make an exceedingly comfortable '���������"  hotel.' Mr.  Edwards .'has' put  some '  excellent ideas for thi convenience nf  -*  ���������his customers into execution   in   re- .  modelling the iutcrior of.   tho house. .'���������  which the Herald hoe no doubt will  be greatly appreciated.  ���������Junes Gill to Co. opened on Monday   ���������'  a consignment of magnificent heads oi  ������������������  Rocky Mountain sheep, wliich -were   ���������'  killed hy the   Stoney   Indians ��������� near   '  Pincher Creek, in Alberta,   nnel pro- i  cured for Mr. Gill by his hreither,.who .-'  is manager ot the H.'B. CoV.tra'ding  post there.   The heads have, b'etiii set . *,  up-by XV. McKay, tbe Calgary tHsi-J-.  derm ist. and are fine specimens" of his -~*  ait.i   Two of the heads furnish ecu tie-   s  pieces for the Christmas decorations :-  m the windows of t.he flrm'.s store, Hnd^J-'  tho restrone.being'as fine a-specimen'".'  as anyone _-_e~ver-iikely- to see again.  are an view inside."  -   '  - j-       _*..,'  Wo havo noticed.in several of your --  local contemprtraines. articles on that  :-  .  aj/parentrly^ i~opiilai-(?)   firm, Eaton to  ���������/  Co.     We ''liave.^ beeu. wondering   if-.  Eaton really pa'ys uriioh wages.   If he . ?  does it is a practical - impossibility  tn .  sell goods at the prices Ire quotes.   We \  hare-railroad men .in onr  town who .';  are always quoting/.'-Union,  Union,"   -  but these xhiiIp men wil^ send to sweat -.-,  shops and m6no"poiies~_br" their 'gOod������*. ���������  although, they keep their Brotliei-hex.il;  fees fully paid np,-; But such is human  nature��������� stiain at-nijnnt"arid swallow*.  a camel.     If  these   men   could, only .,'  manage to-look-a little further.-than, *  their own individual  self,"- up to-date- ;  socialism would  be a successful   ven- !j  ture and the -^vorld generally would ' *  have a brighter aspect.���������Donald- ror-  vMPond������������nt ol the Golden Miner.  ^  ���������   * r3_f*������T-j  f������:t'3F''\ Revelstoke   Herald  Published ln Interests o  R'.TPlrtoke, Lardean, Bis Bend, Trout Lake  Illecillewaet. Albert Canyon, JcrJan  Pass and Eagle Pass Distriols.  A JOHNSON   Proprlot    .  .'A _____-~~~������eklT Journal, published In the  later**-' ������t Ha.eleioko and tho surrounding  __t������ri_t. W*_i-todayB and t_aturda. s, making  .laseat ooaacctiens with all tialns.  ". A.������T������ti*lnB Ilatrs :. Display ads. $1.."0 por  _alB__LBinr-.~t-.e- pcrlnch whenlnBTti don titlo  Jag*. Legal ails. 12c p- r (nonpareil) lino for  nt lutnl-si lo for wh additional Insertion.  _l__4l_g _��������� lioes, 15c p*r lino each issue. BI S. _.  ���������damage and Death noiices, freo.  ' , ������������_scri������Uoa Rates: By mail or carrier. $2.00  '. ��������������� a*-um ; tl,<6 far six months, strictly in  ���������true*. _ _ .  ��������� - ������_r j*b Dep������rtmrnt: 7n_ Hk_-Li> Job  B-partasaat is onn of the best equipped  ������riatl*B atlce* in West Kootenay, _ nd in pro-  p*r*d to *xecnte ������11 kinds of printing In llrst  elan������tyl* at honesi prices. Ono prico to all.  K* j*b toe large���������none Mo small���������forus. Mall  ___lei- pi-impuy attended to. Give us a trial  ea _ euraeitordrr.  ToOorrespondents:' Wo int correspond-  ��������� aae* em any snhject of Interest to the general  ���������Bblle, and _<->lre a reliabl' rcgnliir corros-  paadeat In every luoali' Burroimding  Ke.____.__e. InallcascB tho bona flan name-  of the writer mustaccomcany monuBirlpt, bul  n������t . ewKiw-ilr for puhlicailo".  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD  Kevelstoke.    . C  A   VICAR   DEFIES   HIS   BISHOP  NOTICE T8 CORRESPONDENTS.  1. All correspondence must, ho legibly  *r.������tea ��������������� *ne lid* ������f the papor only.       _.,_,,.  ������. (_-rr__������������n<"enc- containing personal  a.ilir mnst b* signed with tl.a pr per name  ���������' *k������ writer.  I. .-.���������n_a������*_-_ncs. with reference to any  Mill- thai kas appeared In another paucr  ���������ist Ir" b. .ff_re_ for publication to thai  paper b*fer* it cam apt ear ln Tub Hbiiai.d.  THE EXCLUSIVE DIVINE  ii enrious story that will ho read  with keen relish in this easy going  West of ours is related of the way  Lord Kitchener dealt with one of the  "chaplains who accompanied the  i.H__o Egyptian army to Khartoum,  At the memorial service held at  Gordon's Palace at Khartoum, on the  SvtadRj" following the battle of Um-  tltiman the various chaplains attached ta Kitchener's force���������Anglican.  Romanist. Methodist, Presbyterian,  etc.,���������had agreed with one exception,  to recite a specially, compiled prayer.  Tie 3irdar hearing the reverend  gentleman in question had refused  ti������ join in reciting the prayer, promptly sent for him. and asked-if the ru-  wior which had reached him was true.  ���������'Certainly'-' was tlie reply.  ���������'Very well! then," said the Sirdar,  fating ont his watch. "I will just give  ye>u fire minutes to consider whether  you will join in reciting this prayer  ���������r not: and if you don't, I shall march:  you down to Cairo under arrest!"'  Before   the   five   minutes   were   up  the Rev. Mr.   had decided that  to obey was better than sacrifice  where r man like the Sirdar was con-  _em_2.     ��������� _,   ;��������� ���������-*-- ���������  The  local  moral - is too  obvious  to  r#quire comment.  And Enters a   Nou-Conformist   Pulpit--  h"ath"r O'Leary's Little Joke ���������Labor  Legislation  From  our  own   Correspondent.  London,  December  li.���������At   the    adjourned examination Mr. Hooley came  up smiling as usual, and  the coolest  man in the court,    ln the days of his  greatness the  cycle king  was a, candidate   for  parliament,   and   although  he was offered two perfectly safe seats  lie preferred to faco the ordeal of an  election and as a pledge to his political constancy he contributed  ������10,000  to the' party war chest.  But Mr. Hooley had other ambitions  ho wanted' to become not only M.P.  but a "jubilee Baronet" and again Sir  Wm. Marriott, ex-judge advocate general, came in ns a go between, and  received a check for ������50,000. According to Mr. Hooley the suggestion came  from Sir William that if he paid that  sum he could be made a baronet.  The check was drawn in favor of  Captain Middleton, ihe agent of the  Conservative party, and remained in  his hands for ten months, anel wns  then icturned to Mr. Hooley with the  intimation that it could noi bo clone.  A correspondent mentions that so  certain was Mr. T-looley of obtaining  his baronetcy at the time of the Diamond Jubilee that his Invitation card  to a favored spot at the top of Luel  SERIOUS  ACCIDENT  i  Albert Head Killed by   an Explosion of  Acetylene .Gas  From  The  Calgary Herald  Aa explosion of acetylene gas1 occurred in the basement of Kerr Bros'  grocery score shortly before noon today (Friday). Ii appears that Alt.  Head, the plumber and tinsmith, was  preparing to solder a small leak in  the machine, and .in order tho better  to see what he was doing, struck a  - match.  The"~gas"~ *"ar"alm~6st'7aH���������burnt outT  but the explosion which resulted was  of sufficient force to wreck the machine and seriously injure Mr. Head.  The explosion caught him square in  the face, lacerating it badly and rendering him unconscious. He was at  once conveyed to the General hospital, where he is being attended bv Dr  MaeDonald.  Walter Kerr, who was standing bv  the side of Head when the explosion  occurred,_says he scarcely felt the  Ehcek arid "adds that no particular  harm would have been done bad not  Ur. H.ad happened to b������ bending  with his face right over the part that  blew up.  Thc   unfortunate  victim  of  ihe  n.-  'ident is in  an extremely low rendition as a result of ihe terrible shock  and loss of blood.  , LATER  ll is with deep regret thai wp have  to announce the death of \-\lfr"el  H������ad. who succumbed lo ihe effects  of his injuries at n 4'o'clock this  afternoon at the General hospital.  Xeeded Time.  Estlllr���������Hello. Chlnncr! How am you?  1'v* mfrteA-TQn th'.v. two wey'.:*. Whore  bare *r������n b������en hiding yourself?  Chhs-cr���������T made up my mind to let iny  ������rl_������ havo the If.st word for or.ee.  3mm;.���������W.il?  Chinnea-���������She just (jot to It tea minutes  ���������tgDl���������New York Truth.  <_ae *f It* A4t___i.-__������.  "A_h������(-<it_-r thing*/' said the man  w_* _������t������ *H_9 t. loeJi on tho bright siele  ci a sohjwrt, "I'shonM not lie forputten  that tVis vrr.r hos given a ftrcat deal of  enjoyment to the ehronlfi kickers."  There Ij _lr_c_t invariably a silver Iii.-  teg if ot. will only hunt for It.���������Chicago  _"-_k -  A Rewarded -mile.  . I ?*w a couple part ln mirth  And <-onl_ not well resist  An Impulse born within my -renal,  ___> betfc ef them I kissed.  ������  perhaps'twas wrcng; still I was thrilled  " Unto ray finger tips,  And they no word spoke of complaint���������  Why should my swd-llic-trt's lips?       ���������Up to Dote.  Tbe Cousin of Bis Country.  ____-������rbJs*���������~"~"m" name havo you decided  _& 0-T* y-~~B_r baby?  honor of George Washlng-  -Sfo, slrree-, In honor of Qoorgo  Oersrer.���������Boxbtiry Gazette.  gate Hill for the historic service be  fore St. Paul's was issued in the name  of "Sir Ernest  and  Lady  Hooley."  Where,!t may be asked did the hitch  como in? When the story comes to  be written it is safe to predict that  it will be found that :t cert-iin exalted,  personage interposed her veto.  A VICAR JN A CONGREGATIONAL  PULPIT  The Vicar of lloxton attended at the  Congregational church. Wellingborough, on Sunday last to preach and  administer holy communion as a protest against the ritualistic practices at  Wellingborough.  The building was crowded an hour  before the service commenced. The  vicar said"great efforts bad been made  to proveni him from taking the course  he had���������u course never adopted before in ihe religious history of this  country. Not only had an inhibition  been served upon lilm by post but  the mom ent, lie arrrivod in Wellingborough that afternoon another inhibition wns served upon him from the  Bishop of Peterhoro.  He told thc bishop very clearly that  if he would do his duty, and use the  authority which the law gavehim to  put down illegal practicas in that  town, he would not lake that exceptional course. But the bishop refused to do his duty, and by his actions,  plainly  said   he  was  on  the  side   of  es wil prefer to do without any "social  legislation."  THE QUEEN'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS  .lust about now the Queen is engaged in selecting articles for the  gilts which Her Majesty makes at  ihe approaching Christmas season.  As a very largo nnmbr." e:t these  nre designed for gram! chlldiMii, .great  giand children, and other Koyul '.-.cioiis  it. is very easy to understand thai tlie  selection must uil.o time anil be a  v ���������jrk of no litilc eliltlculty. jier  Majesty, however, delights in the  it."������������������I:, ror l'.ci- t.f.'cction for children is  "cry great.  The In!ri.l novelties ol' lhe tov-  iii.-ilcei's urr b-'ciiglu to Windsor for  her Im-pceilnii. the newest nnd most  Ingciiiai!!" i.f mechanical toys 1-ein."  s.'iii. to Hip Castle in profusion. '  "Thi.i will just be the thing tar  1 rii.ro l.ihvn.d." snys the Quaen,  '.. lien a horse Hint eats his food nt a  .i.'iir.ger is displayed, or "put that on  one side for Russia���������how il will pleas'-  l.'-..u Olga." when a doll's house, with  I'nc Indies anel gentlemen walking in  ���������n-.ei out, ]':������������������ set on the tabic, and so  the .election goes merrily on until  li.e private aiipartmcnts become a  u'l'itiihlo bazaar.  BRITISH .COAL OUTPUT. TWO  HL'NDHL'D MILLION TONS  Dr. Le New Poster's annual report  on the output of our mines shows  that 1S97 was the biggest year the  coal trade has ever known. From  Ihe mines of the United Kingdom  were dug and raised 202,129.H"!" tons.  This colossal output exceeded that of  1890 by no less than 0,763,071 tons.  The export of 37,000,000 tons is also  the largest on record. It surpassed  our entire output 50 years ago, and ic  considerably exceeds the total production of nny other country in the  world. Germany and the Uniteel  Slates excepted. The average price,  per ton nt the pit mouth was a fraction under six shillings ($1.50), tho  number of people employed above au.'i  below ground, including those engaged in working tho. iron stone' and fire  elav produced froin coal mines was  r.sf.531.  For 1S73 the average price of conl  in tbe London-market was 3,1 shillings por. ton; last year it was 15{4.  The difference between .the price oE  etal at Uie pit head and in London  was !);ii, for England as a whole 8|9.  The railways consumed as follows:  Great Kastorn, 30,990,000 tons; Midland, 20,720,000; Liverpool and N. \V..  H',G4S,000: Great Western, 15.4S1.000.  A good deal is heard ut times of the  clangers oE an invasion oC foreign  coals. The figures show that last year  v.o imported 711 tons from Belgium,  :���������" ()~.2 from Germany, and J30 tons-  from the United States.  It is not as if they dont know all  about this demand for good glrle by  householders In the towns, especially  in Calgary .where there is a veritable  girl famine, bu t tho aggravating part  of it is that they do know all about  it, and simply wont take advantage  of the prevailing conditions which  with prospective immigration will  certainly not last forever.  If they are so very fond of stock as  never lo be happy when away from a  milk pail und corral, tliey could go  out ."ml work for just six month!" or a  yenr iinel save up enough money to  buy a nle;c littlo bunch of cnlves for  themselves. In course of time tbey  would grow up, increase and multiply.  ���������we   in can  the    calves    would���������nnd  when a goodly I10-.1  later!  tliey would find little or no difficulty  in securing a husband. This glitter-,  ing prospect we lay at their feet. Tho  Free Lance is rend in hundreds ot  farm houses between Calgary and Edmonton, nnd those remarks aro in-  Icndc'el ns much for the eye of tho  parents as tho girls themselves. A  number of the best families around  Cnlgiuy have been trying in vain to  get girls to do housework. There are  good situations open right now, into  which they can walk straight from  the depot as soon as the train rolls in.  ������  *, ���������  Iiish de Mollonicn. of Mission bridge,  calls one of his pigs Maude, because  it is always coming into the garden.  ed us in tho oflice of the Leland, sat  clown alongside,  and  thus spake:  "Stranger In town?"  "Yes."  "Business,  I presume?"  "Well, yes."  "Say, If you're thinking of investing  I can sell you some of the finest lots  you ever laid eyes on east of town."  "Oh, I don't care about them."  "Well then, 1 can sell you two miles  of Hunker creek for $500. It's dirt  cheap."  "Cheap dirt indeed! But I'm no  miner."  "Well, what's the matter vvitIi a  third Intorest in a rnce courso worth  Jin.OOO a yenr If it's worth a penny.  Let you havo it for $350."  "Don't care about raco courses.���������  Pshaw, man, I don't want to Invest at  nil."  Shakspearo put it better when he  said, "All the world's a. stage." You  bet it's a stage, something like the  one olel Mr. Weller used to drive. The  braks has been taken off and It is flying down hill hellitlclick, as Mr. Hull  woultl say.  Liston to what our old friend Fraser  Tims has to say. "A well expert assures me that a most valuable flowing  well could bo got at Edmonton/which  would not only supply good water,but  also mineral water, natural gas, nnd  last, but not least, petroleum. Thnt  In his opinion, 2500 feet would be the  outside depth."Tliero must bo some  mistake. The expert must have meant  flowing bowl, not flowing well. The  idea of minernl water .natural gas  ami petroleum all coming out of the  snnic well for tho uso of Edmonton-  I inns sounds too easy.    We are afraid  "Well, never mind. If you're think- the expert hns been stringing Fraser.  ing of ranching, I have the selling of They have any amount of natural gns  a 2,000 acre ranche. with $25,000 worth i������ both North nnd South Edmonton  oC improvements on it. You can hnvo j without boring for it, and no onc  it for S200 spot cash" --���������-.���������  ������������������ ���������  ��������� .������'---"���������������������������*������������������. ���������^������������������-���������^���������������������������������������������������������������-���������"���������^f-*"'*-  with the  Lance.  x  ���������  ���������  ���������  ��������� >��������� ���������*��������� ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������f ���������������������������������������������������������������  In connexion with a paragraph  which appeared in our lastissue relating to the exdlusiveness of bank  clerks, we have received from some  ource the following couplet, with a request 10 preach therefrom: ������������������  "A tiling of beauty and a joy forever.  From his golf stockings we can never  sever."  Why certainly we will, though briefly. In the first place we must disclaim any ielea of personal allusion  to ihe bank clerks in Calgary. We  those who are Romanizing the Church ;don't know any of them and only se-  o������-En"glaud���������anci~^indoiiig-ui<T-'Vork-c*f-r re'creeniiem-^-i"S"~~?r"dla"SS_fc5i-_lllTrstrai"i~jnT  the  Reformation.   . -   las   being   typical   oi   lhe   supercilious  After  administering  holy  commun- 1 .     ,      ,  ion the vicar announced that he was  J0"? r?"^ man. a type we simply abhor.     Labor  is  the  thing  thai  holds,  Look here, you old bloater," wo  cried. "I'm only up here as co-respondent in a divorce case and am  liable to have to fly the country nny  moment."  "Well, before you fly, could you let  mc hnve two bits to get a bito to eat?  I m famishing. Kor the last six weeks  nothing has passed my lips but- a  comic song."  "All right, here's the two bits.  You'll find the bar second door to the  left."  forming n society to be known asthe-  Society of tho Lord's Supper, open to  all who would pledge themselves never  to receive communion at any church  where there" were ritualistic  practises.  FATHER O'LEARY'S WIT  Father O'Leary a well known ���������_-:���������_at  anel  wit,  was  on  very  friendlv  te-'ins  with his neighbor, the Chu "_'-i of Eng  land  Vlrar.  "Oh Father 0-J.<~ai"y, have you heard  the  awful   news?*'  or should hold, us ail together. AVe are  all in the same boat, trying to make a  living. What we claim is that ihe  class typified in the bank clerk, bav^  not yet reached 3 high enough plan?  to look elowji with haughty glance  upon their co-laborers.  t,     e-    a  What does make us very tired,bow-  ever,   is   lhc   haughty  sl.*u"'-'   of     the  ' i"ihbf*vn"ei-:--. who loung" of a-i  eve'i-  jing in the oflice of the Alberta, aa trie  'what  is  it, j door   opens   and   n   romme;n������r   outer..  j    Calgary is in  ?ome rosam-is no bet's   the   vicar. 1 cr nntl no fiirt.li"r iielvnnced than some  out   of   Pur-1 of  the  woe  little  burgs  along  tlie  C.  "No." savs ihe  priest,  at all?"  "Something  awful"   sii;  "The   bottom   has   fallen  gaiory.   and   all   the   Catholics     have  lumlil.vl in to hell:"  "Oil dear. oh. elenr." say.-" l-'ather  O'l.eary, "what a crushing the poor  Protestants must have got."  WORKMEN'S   COMPENSATION   ACT  The Liverpool guardians of tlie poor  havo b<" _n dincussing the effect of the  measure  nn   She  working i-lnsse-s. One  of  ihe  guardnins  stated   llint   he  iinel  his colleagues cm the"  relief eeiuimitic;  had  liffM   strongly   impressed  by  the  appearand   of     many     comparatively   olher see-t is littlo better Ihan  a he-i-  yonng  men  among  lhe applicants  for , then.     Friends   do   try   and   bo   kind  relief. ! one   10  another.    Chfisimaa,   the.  sea-  One, of these informed the e-nminiflce 'son of lovo and fellowship, is upon us.  that noiices hail   been  posted  in some   Calgary,     urlis    carissima,     give     us  of  the   works   tbat.   no   man   overCS0   thine hand.  years of agfr would be employe!.    He | ������   *   *  ' &: !���������*. Yon say. "So and so is a pr^uy  nice K_,n  of a' fellow, eii?"    Tn  which  '1 nines the ans-wer. "Horrors; Nu. no.  iki!     Don't you know bn is n  M.lhn.l-  li:=t?"     Now.   is   not  that   rharaeteris-  ��������� tic of some narrow minded little country   villat-e  away in   the   hark  of   bo-"  |yonrl? Then there are in<".ul_ei'~~ of  the Anglican  church  who  would  not  1 ent"i- into a charitable scheme in  *,viiic-li other denominations had a  hand. iipIcks (heir church was at the  head:, for to tlicm the; follower of an-  aelded' that this was a se;rious effect  of the Workmen's Compensation act; ���������__��������� nonrl,n  for if men who wore over no years of, ,";��������� ���������,������������������p^���������  age> were. not. to lie engaged in physical work, all the unions would lieromc  overcrowded, and there would be a  grrat   increase   in   tlie   poor   r-ilos--.  Another member of the board affirmed that employers were undoubtedly  showing a disposition ro choose single men in preference y> those- with  wives and families. "Should the; man  be killrnl v.*e cannot afford to pay what  the law demands," is .1 common remark. This remarkable testimony was corroborated  by the chairman, who declared that  there was no doubt the alteration ot  Talking nbout lhc strange  ways of  listen to this one.    A certain well known Chinaman in Calgary  ! who keeps a hash foundry recently re-  ! fiisoel Ui associate with another China-  jman. spying. "Mc big man. koipe 1_h-  'tieiar.t,���������Jim  L.c no gootl. washee .iy  elay."    If thc society germ  gets in  its  I deadly  work among thr>  Ohineso olli-  zrns. a vigilantes c".immit.tci~ will bo in  I order.  I *    *   *  ,    As this great moral weekly roaches  eiery respectable home, those who  have nol. already subscribed should  hasten to elo so if they wish to save  thoir reputations.  the law had detrimentally nffoctcd' the : ���������    ���������   *  older men. , ���������    Girls aro  inexplicable  being...    This  Tho act has been, in operation only is an cjflicial statement by one who  a month or two, and if these arc. the knows tlicm, or thinks he doe3. Wo-  restilts it has already brought about mem. women everywhere, and not a  in the second largest commercial cen- girl to Work. X Wages here run from  tre in the kingdom���������no employment $10 to ,513, rind yot that wont tempt  for men over ,50 years, or for younger theni away from their lonesome old  j men with families���������the working class- homesteads in the wilds of thc north.  Walking down street with a friend  the other day wo espied Billy Barwis  engaged in enrnest conversation with  a mnn. Our friend offered to bet the  drinks lhat Barwis was trying to work  him up for insurance. "Yes," sniel wo,  "'nnel I believe he'll mako it stick. See  how earnest he is!" As we passed  theni wo overheard Bm-wis sny In  grief stricken tones,���������"anel the confounded bird fell out of bounds anel  lost mo the match!" We should have  known enough to take that bet about  the drinks.  The result of the coroner's investi-  gation into the case of the man who  died such n violent death near Innls-  l'nil last week, shows that he had been  hard at work for some days previous  on a satirical poem, in which every  other line was to rhyme with Wetaskiwin. ��������� It was intended for the lnnisfail Freo Lance. .Tho verdict was  death from unnatural causes.  ~ *   *    *  Red Deer as   a community   is   certainly no Mutual Admiration Society.  *   *   *  AVe cannot subscribe to this toady4  ing to big men who already have  every honor thai tbe heart can possibly desire, by making the. nomenclature of this country bristle with  Ellgins, Dufferins, Abordeens, Mintos,  Slrathconas and so forth. The moment we heard that South Edmonton,  (that toadstool village which sprung  up half way in a decade anel then  stopped), was likely to be Incorporated, we knew that ' the Comforter  would immediately-suggest Minto as  a suitable name. We offered to wager  vast sums of money on tliis proposi-^  tion, but wo could only find one  1.; Iter and he wanted to bet on tho  nod. It was Colonel Young, and he  was ot' the opinion that the Comforter,  after all the attentions we had shown  Uiem, could not do less than suggest  and insist upon Lanceville as thc  pioper caper. The right kind of a  name for a plncc like South Edmonton, to our mind, would be a soft  sounding name similar to Kuskinook,  Okotoks, or .Tabherwok. Even Com-  forlerboroiigh would not bo so dusty,  tbougli personally we favor StuEton,  to rhyme with Sifion.  *   *    .  Up in Wetaskiwin last week wc got  into a most unfortunate scrap with an  elderly guy. and all over such a simple  thing. _ One of Jerry's . bears in j ts  wanderings around the ��������� town had"  Pi.cked off a fellow's'" shoe, whicli he  had taken off on the sidewalk to shift  t!in holo of his sock on to'^another  tee. Ali we said was: "It's all right.  'f'._ poor bear is only carrying off its  booty.*' We must have fought 10 minutes. He wil! be out in a week.  .    *   *  In Templeton's drug store the other  |'ny%1 while purchasing a tooth brush,  a broken hearted mar. came in and  eailcd for half a dollar's worth of  "-orphine. The cautious druggist eyed  him dubh.iu.--ly for a minute and carefully [.>"C|,;irr.f! f.,1- him n (able spoonful of . :���������; Hour, which he did up  reatly In a white; paper package and  handed to tiie unhappy man. llio  fn intent nicker or a grin passed over  l"nipl������t.'jn'._ far-o as be ��������� dropped the  K-lf nlo Hie un, .,,1,1 tj,.,n he reacbeil  fur our tooih brush. It he had  lianri"d ns n cigar. "x> seiuare; us, we  should never have gi'v.n this thing  a wav.  It is not fashionable nowadays to  pr-iluee a paper without some mention of Crispin Smith, the Prisoner of  Zend.-". Hero, is how the rpi.i:c.hs ran  about I a.m. at the Dupcn Institute,  v-here that famous , cornplime,.tar*.  I.an'iuet *_i_s held. "Mr. Chairman."  (T. J. Young was Uie chairman), "It  cau-je.i me unmitigated joy and delight  .hen I heard lhat the door of the cage  h-vl been opened and the Nottingham  Nightingale had flown out. I might  .-i.'nlost say it afforded rne considerable  satisfaction. As tbo thrilling notes ot  'l:-:<: bleeeling vl-tim of the most  dastardly piere 0f injustice this cen-  t.iry has over fieCI1, nilerl tho baronial  lmnciuetiing hall this evening, I could  not fail to observe that not only evc-ry  -y. . but. every gin;...., v/as filled. Mr.  ���������Smith is a whin man. He Is no  Mack Smith. Nor is lio a farmer. Let,  i.y rally around |.hn flag, etc." They  must have hue! a nice time.  One ad mi ro bio trait about northwestern towns is that everybody  seems to bo able to make -a living.  Some hnve recourse to somewhat odd  methods in the making, but no one  n'T-tls to fall back on the remarkable  method"*, in vogue! in bloated, heart-  lo-s citiiT, like Winnipeg or Toronto.  Out here. It, is true;, a man mny bum5  ni-oullel for a drink, but be generally  manages! to rustle food and lodging  without having to resort to tlie polico  station. In Winnipeg a winter or  two ago a well dressed man approach-  II  I  Thc romantic idea, so often mooted  that Life is a play, may bo true in so 1  fnr ns the simile applies lo Shakspeur-  ian dramas where everybody meets  with more or less disaster. But Lifo  is certainly far removed from a modern play, in which tho. most hopeless  misfortunes turn ouL blessings; the.  good young .man weils the banker's  daughter (wc never even got a knock  down to a banker's daughter); villainy  is vanquished and virtue victorious,  (Bow wow!); a man sits down to an  escritoire and writes a hundred word  letter, folds it up, puts in an envelope and addresses il, in exactly, Coin-  seconds: and where money always  puts in a blessed appearance in bulk  just as the- hero is being called down  by bis landlady and receiving her ultima turn. Oh no. Life is no modern  play. It may not be unlike onc ot  Beaumont and Fletcher's, or.' Ben  Johnson's, but it certainly bears no  resemblance to any of George R. Sims'  or Henry J. Byron's works.  ���������    ���������    *  Perhaps wc might make a slight  reservation in the case of Hoyl the  farce writer,, for, if anything was a  screaming farce Life is.  drinks mineral or any other kind of  water up there; but as for thc petroleum, they can do with lots of that  to help them out of the Chlmerean  darkness in which Ihey havo boon  plunged so long. What thc stony-  brokes of Edmonton really need is 11  flowing well producing beer, spirits,  sqiinrc meals nntl cigars.  +    *   *  In Canada the zealous politicians  arc   always   skirmishing   around   for  , pretexts to make new laws. Thoy  have a mania for making laws, half  of which are non-enforcible. The  law ns it relates to the liquor traffic  is as farcical a piece of business as it  1 wore possible to imagine. We should  presume it was n sop thrown to the  church. A lot of those impracticable  old frunipu who play nt legislating in  Regina r.nd elsewhere should really bo  shoveling smoke in a foundry, or  gathering sea shells and pebbles out oC  a gravel pit.. In the making of laws  of this nature they forget to reckon  with hiimnn nature, which shows what  blessed  idiots they are.  IMPERII MM  "���������OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,000  Reserve     -   -   -    -   1,200,000  Dircotora:  ll   S.   i. .... ii.   ,   ,i ..nil'el t  T.R.Mei rif.. Vi, t. Pi es., iM.Ci.fl arities)  William Ramsay, ltobt.it Jul!ray,  Hugh Ryan,   T.  Sutherland Stay ner  Elias Rogers.  D, R, Wilkie, General Manager.  Branches  North West and British Columbia  Brandon  Calgary  Edmonton  V -acouyoi  Winnipeg  Revelstoke  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingersoll  Portage la  Prairie '  Prince Albert,  South Edmonton.  ONTAIIIO.  Niagara Falls   ISt. IhomaB  Port Colborne IToronto  Rat Portage     I Welland  Sault St. Mariei Woodstock  St, Catharines |  Montreal, Quebec,  Savings Bank Department���������Deposito  of   $1   and    upwards    received:  and  interest allowed.  Debentures ��������� Provincial, Municipal  md other debon lures purchased.  Drafts nnd Letters of Credit���������Avail-  ib!e at all points in Canada, Uuited  Kingdom, rniti.d States, Eurcipe,  India, China, lapan, Australia, New  .ealHIld. etc * -     -.   ';.  Giild   Purchased  Tliis Banli Issues Special Receipts  which will bo i-uoounted foe at any of  lho Hudson's Utiy Co's Posts ln the  Yukon ank iiort,lioi'n districts.  A. R. B   HEARN,  Blaniis'cr Rt-volstoke Bpar.uh  _ u  Par cxcmple, if tbey hnd any sense  iu their composition and desired to aid  the, moral situation by securing a full  attendance at the churches every Sunday, they would take stops to have a  statute framed mailing it a penal or-  fense to be found inside a church between Saturday anel Monday; with a  clause compelling the front e -.trance to  be closeel . This would necessitate  people slipping in through the little  vestry door or diving into the basement nnd coming up into the interior of the church lhrough lhe cellnr  like so many Jack-in-the-boxes. Under  these conditions packed houses would  be secured every'Sunday. If not too  obtuse our solons may sec the moral  of this rather charming suggestion.  WALL >S  Hudson  (Incorporated 1370)  --v   " t-X-:-  f hristmas  \       Hampers  With signs oE prosperity on every hand, lho  Christmas season of 1808 promises to eclipse all its  predecessors, aud the Hudson's Bay Stores���������always  abreast of the times���������have tliis year eclipsed all  previous efforts. ���������  Our Christmas Hamper list will Rive some idea  of the elaborate preparations we have made in this  as -well as other departments:  CHRISTMAS   HAMPER  NO. 1  FOR   LADY  FRIENDS  2 lb. box assorted Bon Pons.  1 dozen Navel Oranges.  1 lb. Malaga Grapes.  2 lbs. Muscatel Raisins.  1 lb. Shelled Almonds.  1 bottle English Bailey Sugar.  FOR $2.75  CHRISTMAS   HAMPER  NO. 2  1 Turkey, 51 lis.  2 lbs. Cranberries.  1 bottle Red  Cnrrnnt Jelly.  2 tins French Pens.  1 package Mince Meat.  1 lb. Mabigii Grapes.  1 dozen Oranges. -  1 lb. Muscnt.'l lt.iisins.  1 lb. Mixed Nuls.  2 lb. fin Assorted Biscuits.  FOR  S4.00  CHRISTMAS HAMPER  NO. 3  i tmu-f-v." n-<������.  ���������Z Wa, (''ni-il-uiTlc'1-  I'Iuiii I'ti'Min^, -J Iii.  I p.n'K-.n^c MIiH'c Mv.it.  U tins K.-.'iirli I'.-a*.  1 Hi   Mti?t-:it<-] K-ilHhi".  1 lh. Mlxc-l Xtn-.  I do/'sn Navrl f M'ju'tfcs.  J lh. .Mat'lira ..m-if-*-.  ] (In .vliolt- I'liic Aj.].Ic.  1 b'-ltli*  \*rc'*or\'i-i\  Mtvuv.HM1. In*.  'Jlli. thi AHF--irlt-<I HWciiit^.  1 lh. Hon Itfuif.  ] i������)t Mi-r_an-ii'Hdii'ivo.  FOR  $5.75  r  CHRISTMAS  HAMPER  NO. 4  I Tiir.ioy. 7 II*".  ���������j Hi**. Cttnili.'t I'lc-*.  -I ;*:iil Miiii-i* Mi'-U. 7 llw.  ] I Minn Pmldliitf. ii Mis.  1 tin Ku-ik-Ii IVa.-..  I tin l'mich .Miislirnoni**. c  i! lh.. Mim.-ntf-l Itnlslnu.  i' Ilm. Mix ed Xulfi,  I iloxcii N'av_>i:.>rnn;;t������<.  1 lh. Maluku -'-rapi'M.  1 ho\ Hon H-iiiM.  1 tin Af-worti-fl I'-iscuiH. U 11 _..  I Ik*.\ Soin.-l-oilv'** hii^ynsTP.  1 I io! Ho IT. Ii. i^o/.s JNirl AVino  1 bottle II. l:.;Oo.'s r������lr Itriiiidv.  FOR  $8.50  CHRISTMAS  HAMPER  NO. 5  1 bottle Oid Port Wine.  I bottle; Old Sherry.  J bottle Scotch Whiskey.  I     lir.li].'     7-year-old     Ityc  Whiskey.  FOR  $3.50  CHRISTMAS HAMPER  NO. 6  1 bottle English Port.  1 bolt'c Sherry. '���������  I bottle Brandy.  1 bottle   Scotch,   Irish,   cr  Canadian Rye Whiskey.  2 bottles -St, .Tulirn Claret.  1 box (_.">) Imperial Cigars,  FOR  $6.75  ii  These hampers will be packed in nicely painted  cases, and the prices do not include freight charges  to destination.  tl/  The Hudson's Bay Oompany,  CALGARY.  nills, lirj;:'; ins. -lii'iii, Kin-  bus-i-i'il r:lit-, :ui I  li'ii-itcrs of  illl tllHl_!'i,lti-.H...  Tlii'rliuu iosI mnl l.i-si'stoi-lcof  WAIjI. I'AI'Kl.'S ill llii'i-ily.  Ijilici'iil   ilisi-oiinls  idveii   Tn  IL*I I'llSll 01-ll-_>.  1   ili-iil   onlv    in     W A I, I,  1" A  1' K li S   nnil solli'li :ui  liisin'i-lloii of my atoi-le.  W.G. Birney  JAcK-EJIZlE JIVE.  ~������*9=  Canadian  Pacific     ^  Railway.  and Soo Line.  WORLD'S PICTORIAL POUR  EAST' AND-  WKST  FJ.HST. CI.A-'S.A.NM.  -   TOUl-ilSTSLIijil-E   S   i'roiri     -1  PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC.  Q'tick T.nic, Cood Service,  Few-cot" Ch.'ingcs,    Lo w es t~Ra t es-  'f i ln'i - i'.-in il i lii-"tiirli nnd  Baj;g..>_,-   W. ii,..i   ii. .!.--��������� 1.-..1* in-!.  DAILY THA INS.  East. * - '*��������� West.  7.40k. .lve-^-Revelstoke���������Ive. 17.20k  ,,:      -'  ���������-  TO AND FROM   KOOTE\A\\P._lIXT.S.  S.COk..lve-l_evelstoke���������arr.._G.30k  For    information,   time .. cards,  maps and tickets apply to '-  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, itevelstoke.  "W.    F."   AxdI'-rson,  Travelling  Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J..Coy*_.b, ->t->tric"t Passenger  Agent, Vancouver. j  L. JL FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep.  -    Shop opposito Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Ou  eed '-'  Terms Cash  J. R. Hull  & Company  Butchers   and   Wholesale   an  Retail Scalers in Beef, Fork, etc  3  KAMLOOPS and REVELSTOKE  A11 orders in-our-line prom  filled   We Have a Good Supply of  Building  Material  a������d Lumber -  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Call and see us. Wc can fix you  REVELSTOKE SAW MILLS  Revelstoke Station, B. C.  iA  Ki  _  t'j  it  '.!  ">���������; ILLEGAL  MARRIAC-i  MONIES  CERE-  Sentence of Death���������Dead on [the Trail  The Molson's Branch Bank 'At  W tn~_p:~;  Oitawn, December 16.���������Tho r'rei  Press, the Liberal organ of this city,  rays thnt early this week Premier  l.iiiirler and his colleagues will return, and activo preparations for the  approaching session will begin.  ������*��������� SENTENCE  OF  DEATH  Quebec,      December      16.���������Cordelia  Vlan was convicted    at   Ste. Scholas-  ticiue and sentenced to death  for thc  murder of her husband.  'ILLEGAL MARRIAGE CEREMONIES  Toronto, December IG.���������The Attorney General o������ Ontario has decided  that a marriage ceremony performed  in Canada by a minister resident in  the Uniled States is illegal in Canada.  CONTEMPT 01" COURT  Victoria,  December    16.���������The    case  -"gainst the Victoria Colonist was dismissed yesterday.  *   GOVERNOR IN  Toronto, December  ernor General, Lord  tertiiine.d at dinner  club last night.  ELEVATOR   BURNT  Pense, Assa., December 16.���������Thc  Western Milling Company's elevator,  containing about 15.000 bushels of  wheat, was burned last night. The  origin of the fire is unknown.  GOLD  DISCOVERY  Winnipeg. December 16.���������Gold  been discovered in a new district  Clcnorii.  FROZEN  ON  THE  TRAIL  Several men are reported to have  l-i cn frozen to death on thc Yukon  trail.  .MOLSON  BANK ROBBERY  A-new manager has been appointed  b- tho Winnipeg branch of the Molt-on Batik. It was reported that the  whole staff was suspended, but* the  change in the management is the  only development ?o far.  '      ACCIDENTAL  POISONING  Frank J Colliding, formerly of -Winnipeg, died  at Grafton, N.  D.. yesterday  from    the effects    of    accidental  -I-i-isoning.  TORONTO  16.���������Thc    Gov-  Minto,   was  cn-  by the   Toronto  has  near  I  THE OPEN DOOR   POLICY-  LIBERAL LEADERS  ���������NEW  THE GEPvMAN EMPEROR ON TttE  SITUATION  U. S. Garrison for Cuba ��������� More  Armenian On'.iagcs��������� Anglo-American Commission  Adjourned  London, December 13.���������Tha Emperor William of Germany has coiiimiinl-  cntcd u note on the Dreyfus affair lo  all the courts of Europe, In wliich he  points out the gravity of tho pre.-, .ut  sit-ii.iion in Franco. The pope is also about to issue a proclamation to tho  French clergy ordering them to observe the greatest reserve in" regard  to tho present crisis.  UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL  London, December 15.���������Cambridgo  defeated Oxford In the inter-university Rugby match. The score was 1  goal to 2 tries.  COMMISSION  ADJOURNED  Washington, December 14.���������At the  closo of today's meeting of the joint  high commission, an adjournment  w.i.-i takon" until March. The Bii'.;ah  n embers will separate and leave f ,<r  their homes as soon ..is tlieir herer.il  engagements have been filled. One of  the objects in taking such an extended recess, is that an opportunity" maybe had in the meantime to test thc  opinion of Congress upon many questions which have been under the consideration by the commission.  MORE ARMENIAN OUTRAGES  London, December 15.���������Turkish outrages are increasing in Armenia and  manv Armenians are starving to  death.  OCCUPATION  OF  CRETE  London, December 15.���������The London Daily Mail says: "Wc understand the British occupation of the  Isb'"d of Crete will become permanent."  BURNING OF THE ARCADE     -  New York. December 15.���������The Arcade New York was yesterday totally  destroyed  by  lire.   ���������  WRECK OF THE GAS TANK  _ Several   bodies   have  been   recovered from the wreck of Avenue A   gas  tank in New York.  TRAGIC DISCOVERY  The pai lly cremated remains of a  woman" whe. is supposed to be Mrs.  Nell .1. Horn were discovered yesterday at Hot Springs, Ark.  TROOPS FOR GARRISONS    .  Washington, December 15.���������It - is  stated that S1.000 United States troops  are required to garrison Cuba, Porto  Rico   and"  the   Philippines.  ETTTr\ During the 'as: week of the  j i 18 late pn." t.'-em. and  was '2'>.-l,  I LU ionl*.-.."t to the 42.4 ol* l'.i_ co  I I  ll inS xxcelt of 1S57.    At the ea  1 Lit in **" P������Pulation of 19.000,000  (From our own Correspondent)  London, December 3.���������Public opinion has undergone the inevitable reaction.    From   alarm   it   has   swung  back to apathy.    Company  promoters  rich hnve grown richer, which wns In  cvltablo ns the fruit of enterprise, tho  During the 'as: week of the series the  a  strong  Vi7 corrcspond-  earlier date  000 odd.thcro  were "roughly speaking 807,000 persons  in receipt of relief, whereas, In a population of ov~r 31000 000, lt. has fallen  to 720,000.    No moio conclusive testimony could be arforded of the advance  of national prosperity, and its dissemination   amongst   nil   classes.    If   tho  Count Tolstoi Banished���������Jack the Ripprr  -in   Bausscls���������Prince   Victor   Napc-  leon in|Paris���������Reciprocity  London, December 16.���������The British  Liberals have expressed the desire for  Lord Rosebery and Mr. Asquith.-as  leaders of their party.  BANISHED FROM RUSSIA  Count    Tolstoi    is to    be    expelled  fi-om Russia for   his   alleged   revolutionary doctrines.'  VICEROY   SAILED  Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India,  Failed for Calcutta from London yes-  -, terday.  DON CARLOS  -___-Spaln_asks--Italy-to-ivatch-the-i_uove--  n.ents of Hon Carlos.  -   THE OPEN DOOR POLICY  .Germany will insist upon the "open  door" policy in   Central   and   South  .   America.  GRAND TRUNK STOCK  . The Grand Trunk stock fell three  joints in London yesterday, owing to  the impending telegraphist strike.  CHINESE QUESTION SETTLEMENT  Russia has opened negotiations  vitk Great Britain for a settlement of  tlio' Chinese question.  u    RECIPROCITY  AVashiugton      December      16.���������Tho  United    National    Board    of    Trade  .favors reciprocity with Canada.  SHOP LIFTING  Reading,   Penn., December   16.���������M.  Ciara Hartman, IS years of age, the  . bride of a month, was yesterday sentenced to two year's imprisonment for  thou lifting in this city.  JACK THE RIPPER AGAIN  Brussels, December -16.���������Madam  Gi'iinu, a well known demi-mondaine,  was choked and stabbed to death on  lhc street here last night. The body  was mutilated afterwards. Five  women were murdered in a similar  fat.hion in Amsterdam recently. Evidently this is the work of "Jack the  Ripper." The police suspect The Ripper is now doing his work In  Belgium.  VERY- SUSPICIOUS  Paris, December 16.���������It is reported  that Prince " Victor Napoleon was in  Paris last week conferring with  Oneral Mercier and Paul Deroulede.  Home TEYEGRAMS  RESULTS   OF     THE    BYE-ELECTIONS YESTERDAY  A M-gn'ficent  Donation-More Mineral  Discoi cries ��������� Sifton   at   Brandon���������  Mani obi Grain Returns  Ottawa. December 15.���������Douglas was  yesterday elected Liberal member tor  East Northumberland.      West Lanib-  ton, Montmangny?    Bagot    anel    East  Prince also elected Liberals. Leighton  McCarthy, Independent,    was    elected  for North Simcoe.   _   - -  _ ���������   are unfolding their schemes nnd the  rich aro setting out for the south of  France.  However threatening the political  sky mny bo, it Is believed tho storm  will not burst till after Christmas.  Naval preparations still continue, but  it hns a less warlike manner. If one  of their objects was to prevent a continental combination from stepping  In between the United States nnd Spain  that object had apparently been obtained.  Without a sword being drawn, the  government has .recently v.-on a brilliant victory In more thnn onc quarter of the'globe. The rattling ot the  sabre was sufficient. Nobody rattled  it more significantly than Mr. Goschen  when ho sent his sensational telegram  to Sheffield apologizing for his absence  from the Cutlers feast.  Evidence of an easier state of matters is found In the fact that the first  lord of the admiralty is now able to  tnke  a  holiday  at his  seat  in  Kent.  ALLEGED SLAUGHTER OF THE  WOUNDED  Sinco the victory of Omdurman a  statement bas been current to the effect that prior to the light the Sirdar  gave orders that all wounded Dervishes were to be killed: and it has been  said that parties of British and Egyptian troops were sent over the field  of battle to put their bayonets through  any whom they might find alive.  It is satisfactory to know that the  Sirdar bas allowed himself to be interviewed by a special correspondent  of-the Daily News, and has given a  complete denial lo a. report that could  not fail to damage bis reputation for  humanity.  It-was also said that in previous  campaigns against Dervishes there had  been a similar slaughter of wounded,  justified by thc plea that the Dervishes  are in the habit of pretending to be  wounded, and when any foe approaches then suddenly jumping.up and at-  i tacking him. This story the' corres-  ! pondent himself denies as to Abou  i Klea, Gubat and Dongola. That many  thousands of wounded Dervishes were  left to die on the battlefield is unhappily true, but'the fault is not that of  the' British  commander.  The doctors bad too much lo do in  attending to our own troops, and no  one"can suggest that they were not entitled to the first consideration.  THE TWENTIETH CENTURY FUND  At. the inaugural meeting of Methodist-' In London last week for the  promotion ot this fund 70,000 guineas  were promised. "The city of Leeds  was chosen as the first of the provincial centres to be appealed to, and the  outcome of a meeting there on Wednesday was, that promises of 30.000  guineas were made by the various cir.-  cuits in that district. '*  ��������� .Thus tbe net results of - the two  great meetings in connexion with this  seemingly gigantic scheme are promises amounting to 100,000 guineas���������a  tenth part of the required sum. Mr.  Price Hughes and Mr. Perks, M.P., are  already justified in regarding themselves at within measurable distance  of the realization of tlieir hopes.  FRAUDS IN BUTTER  poor hnvo not grown poorer but hnve  diminished in the lowo3t strata* whilo  tho mass cf elay wage workers have  profited beyend nil calculation.  MORE   TELEGRAPHISTS ABOUT  jTO STRIKE  MAGNIFICENT DONATONS I  Montreal, December 15.���������Lord Strathcona has presented the Royal Vic-  or'.a Womens' College, Montreal, with  an additional donation, making his  contribution over $1,500,000.  THE LONDON1AN CREW  Quebec, December 15.���������Eight   more  of the  Londonian    crew    have    been  suvcil from the wreck.  HAVANA  STREET RAILWAY*  -..-Toronto,     December    'lb.��������� Toronto  capitalists    are    negotiating   for   the  control of thc    Havana    street   .railways.  FAVORABLE REPORT  Winnipeg December 15.���������The report  of the farm delegates from Minnesota  is favorable to Manitoba.  .MINERAL   DISCOVERIES      ���������  Very   rich   minernl   discovrles   have  been ir.nilc at Slave Lake.  RECEPTION   AT   BRANDON  Thc Hon. CllfTcr.l    Sifton    was   accorded  a    magnificent    reception    at  Biandon yesterday.  MANITOBA  GRAIN  CROP  Manitoba's total grain crop of 1S98  was  47.345,664   bushels,  including 25,-  313,745 bushels in wheat.  THE BEAVER LINE  Quebec,* December 15.���������The    Elder-  Dempster    Company    have    purchasd  the Beaver line of steamers.  ��������� Very recently It came to the knowledge of the agency general for the  colony of Victoria here that certain  London exporters of butter had fallen  upon the device of filling empty Victorian butter boxes with inferior butter, and exporting the same to the  Cape as the genuine product of the nient  colony,  Yukon Cl-im- For Sale���������Big Strike in  Mil-ad i Mine ��������� The St. Regis  Indians���������Sudden  Death in Montreal  Toronto, December 14.���������The Grand  Trunk railway telegraphers are on the  verge of striking.  YUKON CLIAMS FOR SALE  Winnipeg,  December  14.���������The  government   reserved   mining  claims   on  the Yukon are to be sold by auction.  BIG STRIKE IN THE MIKADO  Ore with "20.000 a ton has been  struck on tho Mikado mine, in the  Lake  of  the  Woods  district.  ST. REGIS INDIANS  The St. Regis Indians wish to revert  to   their   tribal  methods   of    electing  councillors.  REPORTED       "���������  William McGregor, M. P., is mentioned as next Lieutenant governor  of Manitoba.  THE VICTORIA "3R'.DGE  Montreal, December 34.���������I'ruina are  cgaln crossing the reconsti'u :lt:l X".u-  tiiia bridge.  NEW  STEAMSHIP  SEIIV.'C'S  A fortnightly steamship service v.'i.l  next year bo established neteveon Antwerp and Montreal.  ARRIVAL OF DOUKHOBORS  The first contingent of the Doukho-  bor immigrants are expected to arrive  in Canada about January 20th. -  "      SUDDEN DEATH  Baron de Longueuls, a wealthy  French nobleman, residing in Montreal, fell dead here from heart disease  last  night.  PLOT TO KILL DREYFUS "  Paris, .December. 14.���������A  plol to kill  Dreyfus; has been discovered in Pai is.  CANNABALISM  Antwerp. December 14.-The steamer  Leopoldvlllc,   which  has  just  arrived  from Africa wilh  Congo  advices,' reports that four Belgian traders   have  been killed and eaten by    natives   of  (he Upper Ubangsi..  - LABOR CONVENTION  New York, December 14.���������The  American Labor Federation is in convention in' Kansas Cily.  KILLED ON NEW YORK CENTRAL  Eight laborers were killed yesterday  by a train-on the New Y'ork Central  l ail way.  POWDER MILL EXPLOSION  Several workmen were    killed   yesterday by an explosion in a Pennsylvania powder mill.  -   ���������  VESSELS LOST  ' Itis feared that two ov three vessels  i wb.cli loft Philadelphia have been lost  in thc recent gales.  I"ANK   PRESIDENT   SENTENCED  Marsh, the defaulting    president of  the- Philadelphia" Keystone'-Bank  has  been sentenced to J 2 years' Imprison-  J  nequire  TELEGRAPHIC SHREDS  broken    out    In  Crimean'' vet-  said to be   en  A revolution has  Bolivia.  Baron  Newton,  lho  cran, is dead.  Captain Dreyfus is  route for France.  ' Mueller, ot Berne, is elected president of Switzerland. -  Tho' Canadian mineral    output   for  1S98 Is estimated at $10,000,000.  Lieutenant Governor Forget will be  The agent general applied to the  revenue authorities for the names ct  the exporters, but information on tho  subject was refused. - He accordingly  communicated with the government  of Victoria, who at, once appealed to  Mr. Chamebrlain lo aid them in stopping a fraud which was calculated to  destroy a young and vigorous trade  in butter which is growing up between  the colony and the Cape.  The revenue authorities no doubt  acted according to their rules, and  may be that the colonial authorities I  were expected to take,.proceedings at  tho Cape for detecting and stopping  the fraud. By this timo, however.the  exporters know that the colonial" authorities are on the alert, and they  have no doubt for the present dropped their practises.  NAVAL EXPENDITURE  A board of trade return just Issued  gives some useful information about  the naval expenditures of the great  powers In relation to their revenue,  merchantile, marine and international trade. Next to Japan, which spent  half her income last year on her navy,  comes England, with an expenditure  of a quarter of her revenue. Thc figures will show at a glance how matters  stand with the great naval powers.  Naval Exp.       Revenue  England   ....������23.685,177    ������106,614,000  Japan      8.867,464  U. States.. .. 6,625,545  Russia .. .. 5,990,539  Germanv ... 6,805,577  France  ..   ..    10,680,539  -.-.��������� TE nP.lBLE-COLLAErfE ^ __  ��������� Kew Yc'r'.-, December 14.���������With a  crash that could be heard for miles,  the gas tank which io the largest in  the world collapsed under tremendous  hydraulic pressure. This happened  last evening. Andrew Wendt a workman, was killed and a p_"~3r>~~_ nanifl  O'Connor is missing. Eighteen persons "are more or loss seriously injured. Most of "Manhattan Island bolow Grand Street is in darkness. In  one factory CO men were In Instant  expectation of being drowned, tho  water rising abovo their waists  before tho subsidence sot in. Hundreds of children and pedestrians were  washed about the streets in waves.  Tho weather was bitterly cold and  numbers of the injured will certainly  die.    '  ��������� -    ��������� - . "* ���������"-__���������-���������      ��������� ~ -���������  TELEGRAPHIC CHIPS  Neatly  Printed  -   it.-rllfad-  Notc Ileads  BilUjals  Statements  Envelopes  Basino&s   Cards  Visiting Cards  Programmes  Menu Cards  "Wedding Cards  Memorial Cards  InvitationCards  Receipts  Drafts  Cheques  Stock  -   Certificates  A  Show Cards-  Books or  ' Pamphlets  Folders  Dobentares  Binding of   _     .  any kind  I  A FIGHT WITH   SEA LIONS  Imnqucltcd al Wolseley on the 20th.  General  Brooke is    to,be governor1 rYfiee.F'tc) the fury of the monsters. It  Narrow Escape of a Boat's  Crew from  the Attack of Walruses.  Vancovor. December 15.���������The New  England Halibut company's fishermen  in thc course of their fishing drifted  near some rocks in Queen Charlotte  sound and wore suddenly attacked by  a herd of walrus. Tbe males were  tremendous fellows as big as a dray-  horse and the herd ijnist have numbered close on 1000 head. The infuriated briitcs made stright at the boats  crushing tbe oars which were used  to club tlicm into splinters. Stone  beaded halibut clubs and revolvers  were freely used but tho steamer arrived only just in time to save the  lioal from being upset, anel a goodly  number of lives would have been sac  England  Japan ..  U. States  Russia ..  Genuany  France   .  Tonnage  Merchantile  Marine  .������8,935,171  253,306  805,584  577,207  .. 1,497,597  920,672  16,647,000  89,654,000  141,397,000  64.733,000  138,375,000  Exports  and  Imports  ������805,138,000  31,304,000  367.255,000  72,375.000  447,360,000  273,704,000  Winnipeg, December 15.���������Senator  MacFarlane ot Nova Scotia is dead.  A Northern Pacific switchman was  killed" yesterday at Fargo.  A Minneapolis liquor dealer is reported missing with $25,000.  A seat in the Montreal stock exchange  is held  at $10,000.  Rumors are again current that Mr.  Hardy may retire froin the Ontario  cabinet.  Strange that the Liberal Government has to hide behind the Winnipeg Free.Press, which in other days  was no better than a mud fence in  front of every skulking enemy who  crouched for a shot at the Liberal  opposition.���������Telegram.  JOB  ^mmmmmmmmmmmmww.mmmm?mm?m?mmi5  THE MOLSONS BANK   I  I.NCOItPOItATKD   BY  ACT Ol-'   P.XUUIAMEST, 1855.'  ������  at  HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL  PUD UP CAPITAL      ....      S2.O00.0O0  hEiT FUND .....      81.B00.OOO  DlKlCTeiU-.;   Wu. Mi.i.-in  Mac rin-'H-uN. I'i". dil.-iiii   S.   II. Kwimi, Vice Pre-iilelcntj  XX'. M. li l.M������-AV,SA .CM,  I'I M.l V. II I-Ml V All. 1I1IIAI.I'. J. I'. Clkishurn,  II.  M > IIKI.IM) .Ml.|_-. -V  1. -\*oi.ii:nins T.I...M >������, Goncr.il Mnnnccr.  ������.__u.iiii^auiiiiUi___.^^  A k'ci ei. I bulking liiisiiie.-s lruii__acl.il,  r.i l >-.-.  lute-rest allowed at current  J. D. MOLSON.  MA-SAGLIi, Hl.VKI..-ruKK,  11.C.  THE sMNLNG  EXGHJLNGE  -   FRONT STREET, R__ VELSTOKE  Tin- bar  Best $1.00 a eliiy liuu*e in town.  is supplied with die lipst brands of Wines,  Licjnoi-5   ami    Cigars.  d. V. PEEK.S. .Manager.  fiUS LU.ND Proprietor  F. Jy-eCJIRTY  .Wholesale and lletail Dealer-in. ...........  .   PRUAH BEEF, PORK, "  .MUTTON JIjND SJUDSJNSE  Fish   and   (lame   in , Season.       Markets   at   Kevelstoke,  Kcvclstokc Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City, and Ferguson.  Columbia House  Tho   largest holel   iu   lown.   .    Centrally    located  Choice   Wine--,   Liquors   and  Cigars     -       -    ���������" -  Best    accoaiiui.dation.       ., Rates": SI     per     day  Brown & Pop], Proprietors .  /   y.  ,  REVELSTOKE - *  Large  liglil  buii  rooms.  Table "furnished " with  the choicest the market  affords.' Best.^Vines  Liquors and Cigars  Rate-.   Ki.CO a  clay. .   Monthly race: ������������������ ,  "X   J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor. '  THE-PiaNE-EB LIVERY-  Feed nnd Sale Stable cf the Lardeau and Trout Lake District  M  f.  _R__*--|  .\J&  "f* ll'S*~-.~'~.'.~"~l, ���������>*i'-~-T������-"Sr*C"~*  Saddle    and     Pack-  always for hire.  Horses  iE"~=  Fieightinp  and   Teaming  specialty. .'  Daily yinsro leaves Thomson's  L'-u.Miiir  evn-y morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake- City.   For particiil.-ns wii'.i.  CRAIG & HILLMAN", Thomson's Landing.  To eprtirc o.ie of those desirable lots  CLliiAL' nn the C. efc K. Steam.'Navigation (Junipany's site.     . ���������  Dimt    -~--.;t     till  "~ou r~~.va V,"' <i Ir"-: I U~Y~  the   boom  ���������NOWf----  eomes  CHANCE  HAiQ & CRAGE-  -   Sole Agents.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  KTHODIST CHURCH - Kevclstok ..  P.-cachiiiK bcnicca at II a.m. eicd ;:'_l  p.m. Clii*.8 iiicctiiiic al tho l-Ioic of lhe  mornin? service. Mi-bath School and nib'.-  -i._pn ni L':.!0 p.in. Wi'Ckly piaycr taecrii^  ovory VVidnourtiiy cvGi.iug at 7:30 p.m. Thn  public aro ronllally invited.   Scuts free.  HEV. S. .1. THOMPSON, Pa=tor.  ANYTHING in tho .line of  riUNHNG. If you do  you can be furnished with the  same by THIS IIERALD. *\Ve  carry a greater assortment of  paper, Envelopes, Cards, Etc,than  other ->   establishment  r-iiuucn   of  v^   Itcvcl-toko  jirnycr  ilnlly  nt  Sundays nnd Feat I vnle:  any  in  KNGLAND���������St. Peter's  Honrj of service: Evening  o'clock. Fridays eit "iSO.  ils: Holy Communion nt.  a.m.. morniiiK prnycr nt 11. Sunday School  nnd Bible Clues nt i::Y), cvoLing prnyir nt 7:30.  Fir^t Sunday In t h������.> month Holy Communion  nt ii:or_������_K scrvlr. s.  1"KA~.IC A. KOItU, Vicar.  What Do You  tf  Want in Shoes ���������  If soil wast a good Miners' Shoe come  D. JenKing. - , ������  It you wnnt n goad Prospectors'Shoo come  to U. Jenkins. -  Shoes and Harness repaired on tho .hortest  notice. AH lines of work kept la dtcck  at. prices to suit a"l.  D. JENKINS  -First Street, one block from tho Imperlnl  Hunk  ot ernnncla.  Itevclstoko Station. B. O.  PHES B YTEHI AN C_IURCH-KcyeI_to ko.  Service) every Sunday at 11 a-m. and 7"_0  p.m Ihi.c CIibs nt 2^10 p.m., to which  all are wplcomc. Prayer Keeling ai S p.m.  every Wednesday.  KEV. T. MKNZIES. P. stor.  ROMAN   C.VTH0LIC   CHURCH ��������� RevelBtoke.     Macs  Ilrct and third Sundays In  month at 10*30 ._.">.  EEV.  FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION AKMY���������Meetings every night  in the'r haU on Front Serci't   <it Cuha.  A rubber combine is being negotiated iu the United States.  Is feared the halibut fishery will suffer  owing to the presence of sea lions  this season.      .      .? ,    ...   .;?_._j^.  Taking thc naval outlay per ton of  merchantile shipping spent by each  country, including .lapan. it works out  in the following order*.  France /'".10.0. Russia ������10.7.0,  Cnited States ** 4.0. Germany ������5.1.0,  England ������ 2.15.0. From this point of  view anel regarding the navy at a marine Insurance concern, our outlay,  heavy as it is. compares favorably  with  that of other countries.  PAUPERISM IX ENGLAND  Returns as to papuerism in England  and Wales for the nine months of the  current year, though satisfactory on  the whole secrn to indicate that the  lowest proportion has been reached."  Write for our inlcrcstinpr books " Inventor's Help" and "How jou arc swindled." ,  Send ui a rough sketch or model of yonr .  invention or improvement and we will tell c  vou freo our opinion ni to whether it is <  probably patentable. Wo make a tprcinlty t  ot applications rejected in other liaucls. I  HJgllcst references furnished. /  SIABIOK & MARION )  PATSNT SOUCITOHS -t EXPERTS >  Civil * JlPcI'inlcal FDRlnrcrs, Criidiu.tci of lho i  . l'olylccli-ic . chool of Knglnccrlntf, Bachelors In (  Applied ScH-ac*. LaTal Unlvcmlly, Jlembcn j  1'at.nt X_.-\r Association. American Y.'atrr Worka  1 AMOCiation, 2C������w _n_la-d "Water Wnrkl ,Xttoc.  1 T. Q. Suiveyors Association, Assoc Member Can.  ' Society of Civil JSnuInsrrs.  fictmrB. i H��������� YORK UFE B-IO'C. HOHTIIE-1 MX.  OFFICES. t ATLANTIC BUILDINC, WASHINGTON, D.C  North  Kootenay,   and    can give  satisi action in  Quality  Promptness  and Price.  Prices and samples   furnished on  application.      Address  evelstoke Herald  Revelstoke, B. (.  Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 1658.  R?Kiilrr meeting, are held in the  Oddfellows' Halt on tho second and  fou-th Wednesdays of each month  at 7i.10 p.m. V-siting brethren  cord lallv invited.  Dr. T. _._&, XV. M.:  X. J. Grahame. Ree. Sec.  W.G. Birney, Fin. Sec;   lt. S. Wilson. Treas.  T-26 Revelstoke  Photo Company  Revelstoke, B. C  ��������� STUDIO: DOUGLASSTRK T  Court  Mt   Begbie,  I.O.F..N0.3461.  Meets in vtho Oddfellows' Hall on the  2nd and llhFridiyaof  each month. Visaing  brethren invited to  attend.  .1. B. Seott. C. R.  J. L. Smilli, It S.  HevelstQ^e  Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  The Vernon Soda.  Watep Worte . ,;  SI. J. O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  Manuficta-er of Scda Water. 3*nrar  Ale. Sai-aprilla and all Soft Drinks. -  A foil ..-diiI-  kept In ������tock st McCarty's Cold faloiage, where orders  can be left. aSO-sw-tf '  Drs McKechnie   and  Jeffs, Attendants.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS..  Blacksm-thine:- Jobbiiut  PlntnbinS.   Pipe FittinS  Ti_~_?-aii-__-___"  Sheet Iron -Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty,.   ������������������  TIOBT. GORDON  Revelstoke  Station-  II--'' J!**-  -*������a-s  -TOYS*  Or   A     Kinds  D0LLS !   D6LLS ! !  Cf All 8li_t and Prices  JAPANESE WARE  A good t&rlety Jiiht opened, and In  tart  everything   suitable  Ior  tlrst  data Sinai present-, can be louiid nl  the  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  Mackcnxic Avi'iiuu.  k  <���������>-.   "t?Su*,  LOCAL AND GENERAL   NEWS  Today i.s tlie shortest day ol the  year.  --T1-1111 & Jerry at the Alining Exchange.  ���������Now is llie time to buv n suit from  Jiunc- Gill to Cu.  Mrs. J. J. Pole, of Arrowhead, was  in town on Monday.  Mr. Whitney anil family, of Donald,  arrived in town on Thuiailiiy,  ���������Japanese niiiiiti.'l tli-iipcs and table  covers at .lames (Jill to Co's.  Dave Ferguson returned yesterday  from a trip to the (Joust cities.  AV. Price, of Comaplix, wns in town  on Monday catering for his 'Xntiis  triulo.  Two men are working on the Discovery, a placer proposition near Comaplix.  .1. D. yibliiild moved into his new  ruHideiiCK on Government Hill on Saturday,  * D:flO at the Vic. for R sandwich.  P. *_. . Stearman is registered al the  Leland, Vancouver.',  ���������Geo. Bull A: Co. hnve just received  a carload of EJniniiton oats.  A number of Arrowhead Christinas  shoppers were in town the last few  evenings.  A nuinber of men are. already in  town wailing for the river bank work  to begin.    How about it?  The Mail mar. says that already  some Re.velstoke.rs are talking Atlin  Lake.   He ought to know.  J. Fallis. recently of Fallis Bros., of  this place, has accepted a position  with H. G. Parson at Golden, B.C.  ���������The Canada Drug and Book Co.  have a fine supply of perfume atomizers, from 25 cents to $5.00; see them.  Neill's majority in Alberni is 30. At  the last election Neill was returned  for the same constituency by a majority of 41.  ���������Some of the nicest and latest in  ladies'   purses,   silver   mounted    and  8lain, at the Canada Drug and Book  o��������� Limited, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  The Grand Forks Miner is now an  home print production euid - shews  clearly the revival of commercial  business in that promising city of the  Boundary.  P. Arena, well known here, is applying for a liquor license for the International Hotel on the Iron Horse  mineral claim, in Seattle camp, near  Grand Forks, B.C,  Tho "give-away" spirit is ram pun t  and friends are vicing with each other  in the matter of presentations. It has  long ago been decided that the most  useful gifts arc the most acceptable.  ��������� Useful Christmas presents such as  hair brushes of the best quality, comb.",  shaving brushes and casos, ".mirrors,  etc. A first-class 'supply at the  Canada Drug & Book Co., Limited,  Revelstoke Station, B.C.  The party who took a now pair of  ladies' overshoes (by mistake) from  Tapping's Opera House on the night, of  the Firemen's dance, can have the. old  ones which were loft in their'place by  applying at the" Police station ou  Front street.  Rev. F. A. Ford and a few willing  assistants have already started the  decorations of St. Peter's church for  Christmas. He will be glad to receive  any present!" of flowers and to get  assistance from tlie members of thu  congregation in the work,  Up to the present there has been an  exceedingly open winter with ccim-  parativuly little snow. On tho prairie  there is not even"sleighing, something  most unusual. i 'Xn-.iis with jus,t  enough snow for sleighing in Revelstoke is indeed a novelty and a  pleasure.  The Christmas services at St. Peter's  ���������will commence with a Midnight Celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 11.30  .in;-ou-S:it ui'day.-followedju- .*i_Ce_lc__  ���������ration at S .-i.m. on Sunday/Morning  Prayer anel Celebration at 11 a.m. and  choral Evensong at 7:110 p. m. 'Xmas  carols will be sung iifter evensong.  Mrs.. Lcc hasher store on Mackenzie  avenue, beautifully decorated tor tlie  holiday'1 season. Her stock is also  fresh and complete in candies of all  kinds. Oranges, grapes, apples, etc.  To every buyer at the store this week  a. .ticket-will ba given on a handsome  decorated Cln-Utmas tree which will  I.e presented to thc lucky winner on  Christmas Eve.    See ml. elsewhere.  As a result of MesM's. Bourne Bros,  clearing sale nd. in the Hkrald and  Y~.-r.i~ TiDi-;, their bii: store i"* at times  rrowdeci to thickly that the. clerki are  unable to cope with the ru.-di��������� iindihe  receipts, too, are handsome. Very  queer? No. not a bit of it. Itsimply  j-inws whrt can be done by judicious  advertising���������aeiveili.-iing iii ihe right  direction with proper method...  The C.P.R. have deferred the transfer of the section between Donald and  Lagg.in to the Pacific elivision till New  Year. Engine No. 310 has ju.-t been  taken intei. the Donald shops for n  thorough overhaivling and it is now  gene.P.Uv believed that this means the  continuation of the Donald -shops for  the winter, also that the transfer from  1 lor.nld to Revelstoke cannot now  take place till spring.���������Gulden Em.  The A. Macdonald Co.. wholesale  merchant-, intend making their head  oflic-e for Kootenay in Nelson, which  will necessitate Mr. Percy Chapman's  i-Btuoval from here, much to the regret  of everyone- in town. Mr. Chapman  was always trying to induce thc C. P.  K. to bring Revelstoke on an equal  b.������is wish Snokane in the matter of  freight r.iles and of bis untiring  "���������net p"rs:.-U'~if- "ITovls Revelstoke will  >r>t>n r_ ..p-l'i*. fruits. It is lo be hoped  l Int. one. tin- ;n-v rni.es are in effect  tbe incri'lwnti will givo the residents a  <���������li.i-.ice for their life by reducing their  prices accordingly.  A Nelson despatch dated the 17t.h,  savi. .T-.ilin O'Ltwiry, the wclKknown  railway contrae-tor. who has heen  oper.iiing in Kootenay dislrict for  *<-vpi-*i1 ypiiis. was killed yesterday on  :!..-������ Robson-Penli-toii railway upon  v. Iii'.ii li.: had a sub-con trad. While  ������������������i*.t"-ii-.i-.'~i'.ding the lowering of ,*i large  M-'*''.c- into place onc of the guy ropes  cf the _e*rrick broke. The mast of  ih* d-'i-iick swung downward" pinning  _.:_��������� .iifortunate man to the ground  and ���������.niuriag him bo severely  that he  Fred Robinson'- sawmill is nil up as  far as thc frame nntl roof arc con-  cei ned.  Dr. McLean has taken up his residence on Third street, two doors cast  of the Cowan block.  James Gill &r Go's. slor������ is crowded  with lovely unci suitable goods for  Christinas presents.  Special Christmas, sermons and  special Christmas music next Sunday  in the Methodist church.  Mrs. Jus. Morgan, who was so seriously ill with typhoid fever, has recovered sufficiently to be out again.  There will be midnight services in  the Roman Catholic church, Xmas  Eve at 12 o'clock.   All are welcome.  ���������Japanese collar and cuff boxes,  handkerchief boxes, ash trays, etc.,  etc., wonderfully cheap at the Canada  Drug & Book Co. Limited.  ���������To rant���������Rhodesia Restaurant.  Apply to tliu proprietress on the premises, cornev of Orion avenue and  Second street, Revelstoke Station.  According to an interview with T.  Tompkins, the C. P. R. contractor,  published in the Province, Sicamons is  in have ii Hnc new hotel built by the  companv shortly.  W. M. Brown returned from the St.  Leon Hot Springs yesterday with  some, bottles of the mineral water  found there, which he intends to ship  to Edinburgh for analysis.  Remember the Methodist .Sunday  school entertainment next,- Monday  night, commencing at 8 o'clock. Singing, reciting and musical selections by  the children.   Admission 25c.  Special meetings will be conducted  by Ensign Fitzpatrick at the Salvation  Army barracks. Wednesday and  Thursday, Dec. 21st and 22nd. Enrolment ot recruits will take place  Thursday.   Everybody welcome.  The Gold Dust Syndicate are work  ing two men on thc Gold Dust, a promising gold proposition within an  half hour's walk of the Queen's Hotel,  Comaplix." A tunnel is being driven  on the. lead, and assays from the surface sliow. over $-1 in gold.  1  th  faet  <: Fire Brigade No. 2  XVc have been requested tei dill  attention of the public to the  that very few answers havo been  received by the secretary in regard to  appeal for tho maintenance of the  above mentioned brigade. Please  return thc cards al. once and the sub  scription if convenient.  -MAS  "The Leading Store."  No blunter, no fuss, Just business, that's all.  We have a Large Stock of Fancy Dry  Goods suitable for the  Christmas Trade  In staple lines we can Save you money  We are now offering  Ready To Wear  Clothing for Men, Boys and Children  at a Great Reduction  A Regular $500 Suit now  A Regular $7.00 Suit now  A Regular $8.50 Suit now  A Regular $10.00 Suit now  A Regular $12.00 Suit now  A Regular  A Regular  A Regular  A Regular  14.  IS.  16.  17-  .Suit now  Suit now  Suit now  Suit now  $3-50.  $6.00.  $7.00.  $8.00.  9.50.  "���������So,  12.00.  13-  14.  Take Advantage pf This Clothing Sale  JAMES GILL& GO.  TAYLOR BLOCK,     ...      .     HcKENZIE AVE.  UITABLE CHRISTMA.      _   N NEW YEAR'S GIFTS  The Largest and Best Variety of Stock in Town  F.B. WELLS -      - Post Office Store  Front Street, Kevelstoke  f. Mccarty        '. -  Although the decorations in Mr.  McCarty's butcher shop this year will  not be on sueh a magnificent scale as  last year, tho stock oE good prime  beef, pork, mutton turkeys, geese;-  ducks, game, oysters unci fish is just  as good if not better than ever before.  A hearty invitation is extended to all  to visit the moat, market.  J. R. HULL to CO.  This olel established firm under the  management of Mr. Woodrow are  well "in the front with a supply  of incuts. Their Xmas stock of prime  beef, pink and mutton, turkeys,  goose, ducks, oysters, gamo tind fish  would be hard to beat, and must be  inspected to be appreciated.  Billv Hollowav cnine up on Monday  from the Nettie"L at Feigpson. The  tunnel is in 132 feet and the main ore  chute is expected to be reached within  the next 25 foet. Messrs. Holloway  and Cameron have taken a 100 foot tunnel contract on lhc Silver Cup.  - 1595 -  FRESH CONFECTIONERY  AND FRUIT  1 be"g~ ter- inform ���������parents-1-^  nnd friends who aro shopping  this week for supplies for Sunta  Glaus that I have just opened  up a. fresh and complete supply  of . "    "  CHOICE CANDIES  Fancv and Plain  ORANGES  APPLES  NUTS  ETC.  Cull and see thc Christmas  tree to lie given away on Xm.is  eve. All purchasers of goods  this week will have a chance of  winning.  MRS. LEE  Mackenzie Avo.���������Opposite  P.. Ho\vsoii*_.  died 20 minutes later,  ���������__...'iie of Maine.  Deceased was ;.  DON'T  Hack and Cough.  Your  Life Away  Notice  N'OTICV. IS HEREBY GIVKN that fin application v.*Ili be made co thc Lccislativc Assembly  of :hc Province ol British Columbia a: its next  nt?xtstf:-s-Oti for an Act to Incorporate p. companv .villi power Co construct, equip, op^rat-*  b*r iny tind or kinds of motive pO'.\ cr uud  maintain h slnirlc or rtoiibl** track train-way.  or either a s_-a:---_.r__ or narrow puhpc railway  for the conveying cf pasting*-rs or Ireiifbi irom  some noint at, or near Itev-jlatofct-, on the  Columbia River; thence in a northerly dirc-r-  tion, fo-lowEa? tbe valley of thc Columbia and  C*noe Rivers up stream by the most J'ct^lbic  -some_pn__^ithcr aide of the said Columbia and  Canoe Rivers io^7fJ^^rd~in^EH*--Wji---_iSt-*_;-Jc-  anrt with power to construct, eq^ip, operate  anrl mam tain branch line-- and k iL nece.3fary  road.������, ori-Ic-?.-, ways, ferrie-1, wnarve*. docV-s  coal bn nicer.-*, fend wl.Ii power io bull d, own,  equip, operate ar.d maintain sxeam r-nd other  vessels and boaw in connectiou therewith and  '"* BRAYING 1  TEAMING  5    Special Rig Ior Moving Furniture  j. ������������������ '  I   PETTIPIECE & VAN  || PROl'RIETOllS.  i.^.   Gootl Dry H������ri~ ",Viioc" For Salo  -ei_B-  SANTA-ChA6S  Will call at  Qeo. Becl & GO.'S  For his utock of  GHOIGE eONFEGTieNERY,  FRESH FRBITS,  FANGY XMAS SR6GERIES  WHY?  BECAUSE HE RAS THE BEST SELECTION IN  TRE TOWN QF REVELSTeKE.  Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  Mack-nzla Ave.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Furniture  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  ROB-BERllY, SALISBUHY, AI-IBNIC, IMFEM-I., AND  COIIONATION MINERAL CLAIMS AMD TOB  EMPIRE, KIKCIllOMAND-CllILEEFRACTIONAL  MINERAL CLAIMS  BituntG In tho Rcvclstoko Mining 1)1 .Won ot  West Kootenny District. Where located on the  North 1*orlc of Cnrnos Creek, H1k Blind."  Tj\KE NOTICE TUAT1, Fmni'lH J. O'Reilly,  ot silverton, II. C, as -gent Ior the Carnes  Creek Consolidated Gold Mines, Limited, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 01,872, intend, nixty  days Irom the elate hereof to 'apply to tho  Mining Recorder Ior certificates ol improvements Ior the purpose of obtaining Crown  grants of thc abovo claims.  And further tako notice that action undor  section 37, must bo commenced before the  .issuance! ol such certificates nf Improvements.  Dated this 15th day ol October, 1808,  Nov. 1���������9t FRANCIS J. O'REIIjLY.  Notice of Application  To Let  . 1,.  A large beilnjom, furnished or unfurnished,  to one or 1 wo persons.  j\h_o   upstairs  of  large  house, suitable  for  sniull l'aiiiily." .   jUso a .hack, 12xlG.  Apply to owner ou premises,  MRS. M. STAMPER,  Cor. Second St. and Orton Ave., Revelstoko Sta-  dec 10 2m '  Tenders Wanted  SEALED TENDERS will be received up to  Dcember '"nd, ISO", by the linilersiptnod  i-,slf-'iiec of the Estate of FRANK VANDALL,  an insolvent, for lhe liurchtu'e of tho Hoii'-o-  hold and Hotel Furniture end Fixtures, the  stock of V.'incs Liquor" and Cignrs and"the  inle.-eit ol the insolvent in Lot Four, Block  Thr'.e. Revolslolie," B.C. and the luiildinfis  er.'ctefl tlicrcon known as tho Gold Hill Hotel.  Tenders will bo received Ior the whole  property in one parcel or separate parcels as  may be desired.  j*. full inventory of thc property and vritton  eopie. of the terms and conditions of sale and  th*: title deedo effecting the real estate may be  .p-ftCi._L_i--t_ie-smccQf_l--r.g_.'v_lgnec_at Revelstoke,  oper-te the =sme on any navigable waters, ami  penerallv carry on the on _r.c*s of transporta  tion, and with pov-er to build, equip, operate  anil maintain Telegraph and TelephO-eLi-e.v  B.C., on npplicaiiou  lo���������it  geo. -tv. ~ir.Ai~n,  ���������   j\seignee.  Notice  NOTICE Is hereby icivcn that applicatiem  will be made to the Legislative Assembly ol  the J'rovmce of British Columbia at Us next  'elcerapti an*3 Te.epnonei-.nie.'"- session, for an Act lo incorporate a company  in connection -.vlth the ?sid tramway, tri'" I-,-ith power to construct, equip, maintain and  branch'.--" ior .ran.ini'vion ui iTiJ;.-J������a^es ior the , operate a standard or uarrow gua������e railway  publican, to acquire watr-r r;_jht^ *./> supply | jr,^ s*nne point at or near Itevelstoke, thence  water or water powr. and t������ generate oie_- ; in a nntllieriy direction by the most feasible  iricity for tho fupplvin? of light, lice: und route through the valleys of the Columbia,  power as well for their own n������e as to sell and Canon, Fraser mid Parsnip rivers, to thc Mth  mpply to the public, and with power to carry parallel of latitude, tlience to the northerly  on a business of a Mining, ."ircclilnir and Ke- boundary of lhe province to a point on or near  lining Company, and to ennitruce, -.qui., th? I.lar.i Kiver, or westerly by the most feos-  onerate. or lo turn to account or jell or other- I ible route to a point on the northerly bound-  ������15.������ dispo.-o of mine-, sintli-ri. and r������ilnTl"*: ' ������ry nt or nc������r Atlin-t.ak. ; with power to con   t. .,...,���������       ���������  ������������������ ._,_. ���������  ,���������. . . ..        . ..  sn-U'-t bra-icti lines Iroin anv point on the  main line, or anv Its braneii .���������; with power to  ".nil.!,  ov,o,   .-fillip,  operate    and    maintain  to acquire, hold and dii-poM-ni mining land-  mining   right*, coal     lands,'   timbj'r   lands  timber claims,surfnee rights or privilege  other pergonal  expropriate lam. .      . . _  peed Tramway an'l to iicquiri-Undi, bonu*^", ! to   build,  equip,  operate  and  maintain tele,  privileged e.r other aldu from any c,o.eminent,   graph and telephone lines in connection with  property; nud wilh iiov.er to   uteaom and other vi-Psels, boats, wharfs, docks  un- for th'e purposes of the pro- 1 and building* in connection ^therewith; and  A I.ITI'LK DAMP  A 1.1TTLK COLD  A UTTr.B COUGH  A BIGGER GOUGH  A SOl-RR THROAT  IN" THE CHEST  0:< THE T.UNGS  PNEUMONIA  I--F.VF.ltS  CONSUMPTION  1 UK  WAY  THEY  A I.I.  BEGIN  CHECK  IT  NOW  WITH.  Dr. Mackenzie's English  Cough Balsam  I -rtill have in i few days the hifrgc-'t mid l--**.  s-ciecred stock of   new 'Xiiins tioods���������  Toys, Fancy Htatioiif-r;.,   Hook*,  Ktc, ever shown in town.  GEO. F. CURTIS  "T.ik rjnur-r.iriT,"  Svci'M-'-r k������ the T'-IcK A  w, <;--,,  KEV^KilOKE .-51.VTIVN.       - h.  _:.  or person a, or bo_Il-?K ccri-orate *n*1 to mnk  t-r-tfllo or other HrranRfmcnts with rrvilv-Ry*1*  ��������� tfainboiitF or ot)i-*r c'/iiii*Rnl****j; with f^wor to  build wftRon ro-i'li to l-'t usoct i:i tht* ���������f,nn,������trnr-  tton of -Mirh triiraway or R-ny a*1 *-**-.-re of th**  tamrtflnd to Wvy hnrt coHet't tcilH from all  p-cr-ions usin^ an^l of freight pay-Iny ov*:r hny  of snoh roft-ljt, with aU othor rlpht^, power*, or  privi-cpe*-. ai ta.iy be ne*rt(?*!''Hr>* or Inri-lfntnl or  conMucSve to tn*> attiiinmcnt of ;liO iitove  ohieot,-. or anv of thcin.  BRAPRtRN, DUMBLETON ir INNES,  PoIIcitors'or AppUci*.>t-s.  liatp������i at Vintnrla, B.C., r)-^-.'cn.bor <ih. )S*w.  tho'nai'i rAHvray nntl !_ ran ihei*: and to make  tri-frt'' or othor arrangum-cnta with railway,  i>t*Miin S^������������t or othT Companies anO for aU  othr-r ii~tvihl and n^cc^try powers, rlghti. or  prlviio/f- in that bchnlf.  PattO thU Mib day of November, ISO?.  A. Ft.rt. HAMERSr.EY,  aoiici'or for Applicants.  ^^-O'r-Ct  | G0ODS F0R THE HQL.IDAY SEASON  i _ ��������� '? .   SKATES  _| ACME, HOCKEY and RACERS-fl 00 to $4 00.  i LAMPS     .  i������5 Banquet and Parlor���������in nil the latest designs. ,-    _ ...  ������ PLATED GOODS  2$ In this line wc havo secured the best assortment ever displayed in Rovcl-  &iy stoke.   Rogers 18-17 Goods in plain and lanoy patterns.   Tea, Coffee, Dessert  '  ^{ and Tabte Spoons.    Berry  Spoons.    Sugar Shells.    Nut Crackers.    Soup  wjsj Ladles.    Knives and Forks singly or in sets.    - .. -'.  Our own make of Air Tight. Heaters, the moat reliable oh the market,  can bo had now. All our work guarautced.' ,   '-  ������ '     ;  ."W.  2s^E. XiA"WI_,_El_*CB,  B  ____.  ^  !8  m^m.  :_������_!  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that application  will be mado to thn Legislative   Assembly at  the Province ol British Columbia, at Us next'  session for an Act Incorporating the British  Columbia Electrical Supply Company, Limited.  The objects Ior which the Company Is to bo  established and thc rights and powers sought  to bo acquired aro as follows:  1st.���������The acquisition ol water anil water  power by records ol unrecorded water; or by  tho purchase of water records or watur prlvi.  iieiics for. and the application of such-  water and water power to all or any of tho  purposes and In tho manner or methods  following: '  (a) For rendering watorand water power  avuiUulG for use, application and distribution,  by erecting dams, increasing the head of water  In any existing body of water, or extending  thc area thereof; diverting the waters of anv  stream, pond or lako into any other channel  or channels; laying or eroding any line ol  flumo, pipe or wire; constructinganyraoeway,  reservoirs, aqueduct, weir wheel, building.or  other erection or work which may be required  ln connection with the Improvement and uso  of tho snid water and water power; or by  altering, renewing, extoniling, Improving,  repairing or-maintaining any hucIi work or  any part thereof. ��������� .  (bi The use of water or water power for  hvdraulic mining purposes, for general irri.  pat ion purposes within anv part of the Prov.  Ince of British Columbia; and for milting,  manufacturing, industrial and mechanical  purpose.., other than - the genoration uf -"  electricity.      - ....  -(c) For producing any .form of power and  for producing and goneratlng elcctrlcllv for  the purpose of light, heat and power.   *  For constructing, operating nud main-  ANTHRACITE COAL.  Delivered  from car..  Delivered freun blicd.  ... $0.50 ucr ton.  ...$10.00 per ton.  Now is the -time to get in your winter supply lioforo the snow lulls,  early.     Ca*t>h must, accoiupiiny the order.  Order  F. McCARTY".  ...Has Been Re-Opened  IL is not ahvay-i lh**- rnn-.t tftv.ty after all;  ������ innn'H shape anrl build must bo r.~:i..  Sirier C(I. ���������  A tpi.'ir is not a i?ood tailor nnlfss ho  knnwa M-hJitaorl oT cut will ioofc Hits  rr.o-n Klylisb f>n a tall or abort pir-^vn,  the f������t mati or tho isfin. And thr* pat  tern of thn xoods th-?rn*>nl"vC'S is Hnoth'T  important thing to d."'-i-le.  V.'n arc nirf^otiy familiar -with all th*-;  techni-PHi points in tallorinR- Our ���������n*_-  pcrlcn-pc and T<nr,wl**<l^<i ni'doth is at  the f-ervtae nf tli*: public. Our i^armenu  arc neat and tahty.  R. S. Wilson-  -City Tailor  mmmm  SUITABLE GIFTS  FOR 'XMAS  PRESENTS   :AT:   CHAS. J. AMAN'S  I ("a<,e 1'ipei". flint, Meerschaum Pipe",  cigar and Cigarette e;iw������. Amber and  M_ er.i'.haiiin Pipes, Cigar and Cigarette  Ifi.'.-Ier".  Scientific   Uooks   on   /j-lninj:  Leath'T Muni'v I'lirsc, Ilanjos, OuitRrs,  Vif.Iin������, Mandolins, Autoharps and  Vn;.or Baths.  6515  m  GREAT BAKGAINS AUE OFFERED IN  BOOTS and SHOES.  MEN'S FURNISHINGS,  0    HATS AND CAPS, Ete.  A  Splendid  Lot of Groceries  and  Hardware  is  Also  Carried and. are Strictly First-Class  i Call and See for Yourselves!  Notice  THK LANARK CONSOLIDATED MINING AND  SMELTING e:o. Limited Liability, a company  Incorporated under tho Companies Act, 18911,  hereby gives notice that In accordance, with  the provisions of such Act it IntcndB on tho  Sl't day of December, 1698. to remove its Head  Oflle-e ifrorn Vancouver, in the Province of  I'.rltlsh Columblai to Kovelsloke, In the Province of "iritish Columbia.  "���������EIX" AR A. BENNETT,  General Manager and Secretary.  November 19th, 1198.  CHRISTMAS   Turkeys  Geese  Ducks  Fresh Oysters, Fish and Game  -_>    Miss H. Leveque    ���������_.  Dressmaking   in   all its "branches  at moderate prices.  Mon's clothes cleaned, altered, repaired.  Snop opposite Coursier's, Front St.  .....< ...I......IEH.......I.n.l. ......I.....Ek1.piii;..GII.. ml:  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  DEER HEADS,  BIRDS, ANIMAL8, Etc.,  Preserved and  Mounted  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  5>;"K-_l!&_g?-?,S?__-?5^-___SS__7������-V_S~~3^������  ew j*  Louisville Restaurant .   g  opposite Coursier's. J-  J.RHULL & CO.  Meals served at all hours, day  or night.  Antonl BeBochcL Proprietor.  ^23_-_U__-___--.  (d)    taming electric works, power houses, generating plant aud such other appllnnces und  conveniences as are necessary and proper Ior  the generating of electricity or electric power  or any other form of developod power, and for  transmitting the samo to bo used by the power  company or oy persons or companlc. contract,  lug with the power company therefore as" n.  motivo power for tho operation of motors,  machinery, or electric lighting or otlierworks;  or to bo supplied by the power company to  conauiners for heating or as a motive power  for propelling tramways; or for driving, haul.  Ing, lifting, pumping, lighting, crushing,  smelting, drilling and ijjllllngi or for any  other operations to which it may bo adapted;  or to be used or applied for or in cmitioctlnu  with any olher purposes for which electricity  or electric power may be applied or required. ���������,  I'i) For placing, sinking, laying, atltng,  maintaining and" repairing electric lines,  accumulators,' storage,batteries,electric cables,  mains, wires, pipes, swllchos, connections,  branches, electric motors, dyiiainus, engines,  machines or other apparatus or devices: ..ut"-".  .drains,.water .courses., pi pes, polo*;, buildings  and other erections and "work, [-ifnd-crcc'-'ng-^-  and' placing any electric lln*.'. cuhle, m_'.n,  wire, or other electric upparMim above ur  below ground.  (I) Constructing, equipping, nporatlng Hiid  maintaining clec-tric cables or other tniuivais  or street railways for the convcyan.'.' ol p'.s*.  eiigcrs and frei'ght; con-'lrui'tir.-, eqiiinpi-''-.  operating and maintaining tele-graph iit*. . '.���������.-'..-'-  phone systemsand lines.  ��������� gl The supplying of couipiesscd'alr, Cioo-.  triclty, electric 'power or any ot!i''r fern*, of  developed power to customers; fur anj purposes for which compressed air, elc-clrlc pi.-.vev  or anv other form of developed power may  hi> np'plled or required.  2nd.���������To supply ali for or ln connection with  retrlgerators, cold storage, ventilation, cuolliij.  purposes and other like purposes: to utiliro  air in the manufacture of Ice unit In about all  olher purposes to.whieli air, hot or cold, is cr  may bo applied. .  Srd.���������To develop water power | to convert  such water power Into comprised air; to  distribute such compressed air through pipes,  lines and conduits; and to apply such com.  pressed air to the driving of permission drills,  Moists, engines and all kinds of machinery.  4th.���������To avail it-������elf of anil have, hold, exercise and enjoy all the rights, powors, privileges, advantages, priorities nnd Immunities in  anel hv Parts IV and VI of the "Water Clauses  Consolidation Aot, 1897," crented, provided and  conferred, or which hereafter may by nny  amendments thereto, be created, provided and  conferred.  (ith.���������To avail lt������elf of, and havo, hold, exer.  cite and enjoy all the rights, powers, privileges, advantages, priorities and Immunities  created, provided and conferred In anil by the  '"Companies' Clauses Act. 1897," or any section  or sections thereof or which mav hereafter, bv *  anv amendment thereto, be creatod,''provided  anil conferred.  6th.���������To construct, maintain and operate  tramways, street railways and telephone  sv-stems, within the Province of British  Columbia.  7th.���������To purchase, lease or exchange, hire or  otherwise acquire land, property, mill sites,  water rights, records or other like privileges  which may seem to the Company conducive to  Its objects, directly or Indirectly, or capable ol  becoming dealt with ln connection with the  Company's objects, property or rights, Including the rights and ��������� franchises of other companies with powers ot amalgamation.  8th.���������And for any or all of the purposes  aforesaid the Company to enter upon ana ex.  proprlate lands for sites, power houses, dams,  raceways, flumes, pipe lines, electric or telephone pole lines, ties, rails, and such other  works as mav be necessary; and to construct  and maintain on all lands so expropriated or  otherwise acquired by the Company all works,  buildings, erections, flumes, pipes, poles, wires,  appliances or conveniences necessary or proper  or which may from time to time be required  by the Company.  9th.���������And to open and break up the soil and  pavements of roads,  streets, highways   and  bridges for the purposes aio esald. -  10th.���������And to do all such othor thing* u are  Incidental or conducive to the attainment ot  the above objects and for all such power*  ""  ma; be necessary in the premHts.  ���������GZ     Dated at the City of Rossland this 12th da; o%  ������   December, 1898.  Sag DALY & HAMILTON,  "*. i, Solicitors for Applicant*.  m

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