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 <?  ft"} I >  /  /���������b  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WEEK - WBDliTESDAYS   .AJLTID   SA.TXJI^1DA.YS-  Vol.  II.    No. 96.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24,1898.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  Our  Specialties  This Week  Boys'   Sweaters  In various colors, gcicicl quulity  jiiBtin. Cull unci get one for  your boys; they will appreciate  them this winter.  Ladies' Scoteh  Plaid Gloves  THE GREAT  DEPARTMENTAL  STORE  These New .Knitt.  Plaid Gloves are the  cr.'t, unel nre now  thine worn by tlie  .'tl   Scotch  very latest  quite  the  Laclies of  Eastern Cities. ��������� These Gloves  me pretty, serviceable anil up-  to-date. , Ladies call anil seo  theni.  Men's, Women's,  and Childrens  Gloves and /  . - Mitts  o  We have just received ajarge ".'  assortment���������in Inet wf 'li-licve  we have Hie best line in Rovul-  Bttike. "Prices in uecoid  with  * thi; quality.  Ghildrens  and Ladies  Tarn Q'Shanters  A Splendid Line, quite appro-  ' pi'tiile   for this season of Uie  year-���������at Moderate Pr.ircs.  =Fan-w  y-  ..    Glassware  Our Stock of Fancy Glassware  is simply the easiest place in  town to select a HANDSOMK  "XMAS GIFT for your frirnds  ���������ind they are not only pretty  but useful.  Parlor Lamps  . We have a few of these which  -ive feel ccrtaiu \vill������sell with-  ont our telling you all ahout  them. Just call and see theni  and get our prices before purchasing elsewhere. We havo  also a good assortmentof other  Lamps which we guarantee  PREPARING THE WAY  Our 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  clearance-, we have marked many lines at quick'selling prices.  Triumphs of the Dress Goods  Sale  Ladies in ."search of'Xinas Gifts for tlieir friends could not do better  than select a few DrebS lengths from this great sale. Eveiy price is reduced  to sueh an extent as will inuku this section the vory fountain head of 'X'nui.  Gift Supplies. . -  1SS  GOODS SALE  Stylish Broche Press Goods���������regular  Soc. a yard, sale COc. -..  Stylish Figured Dress Goods���������regu-  7.">e. a ymd, bale "5.x*.  nr  Stylish Plaid  Dress Goods���������regular  05c. a yard, sale'50c,  Stylish Biochi;  Dre.s GoridH���������regular $1 a yard, salo SOc.        - -      ~  CHRISTMAS!  How rapidly the year., roll bv. It  seems hut yesterday since Christmas  of '97 was celebrated in-Itevelstoke by  Christmas gifts and Christmas carols;  since friends were taking friends by  hy the hand and wishing theni all A  Merry Christinas; since youngsters  were dreaming of Santa, Cl.ius and all  his I re-.sure.; since the old, old story  of Bethlehem was being told in every  va'*iety of phrase in churches and in  homes; since family gathering!) without number hailed Christinas as the  brightest day of all the year, and since  multitudes on the last eve of this  great Christian festival, raised their  song of gladness, with which was  mingled the exalting hope that thus  they would all meet in coming years.  But the weeks have passed rapidly by,  aud Christmas is again at the door before the echoes of its last rejoicing  have fairly died upon the ear. \Vinter  with its gloomy rigour, spring with its  sunshine and showers, its buds and its  blossoms;. summer with its burning  heats; and autumn with its golden  fruitage���������all nave come and gone1, so  that before we. could well say of 1898,  "It is new," it has become old, and in  a few days will have disappeared entirely and forever. And so Christmas  has again come round 1 How the distant and the near are breinglib into  strange and striking contact!' How  men's thought .wander back over  eighteen hundred years nnd more, and  in iinuiagination yet cine-e again .stand  by the cattle crib "where was cradled  in lowliness that wondrous One, who  has been for all these intervening centuries such a power among the'sons ot  men, moulding their thought, refining  their feelings, elevating "their ambitions, stimulating in every way their  varied energies,��������� and -awakening, as  well as retaining among their countless   niyraids,   a  love    which    manv  varied opinions about the mere day,  and whether or not it is the one. on  which Christ was really born, ha*  come with multitudes tobe a season  of blessed uieniorie., of nn'iiiorii's  stretching far into the past, of memories gathering up the varied details  of personal and family liistoiies, of  individual life at once of failure and  success, so let il stand. Whether that  real day was in June or December  matters now but little. In the one  case, as in tho other Chr'tstmiis will  tell Us own history and enforce its  own moral for tlioso who keep it  whether as a holy day or a holiday  will do so to little purpose unless they  cultivate that Jove which they commemorate and I'liibody their professions in words of kindness and deeds  of charity.  Humblest of peasants, proudest of  inonarchs, wisest of sages, simplest of  children, the rude and the refined, the  tyrant and his drudge", the statesman  and his tool, they who held the plow  and he who ruled the harvest, the  child of luxury, nnel the homeless  outcast, the honored and the despised,  lisping childhood and stammering,  tottering age, all, each, in his and her  own way with more or less intelligence and emotion, turning aside to  behold this great sight, and wondering  when not adoring as they caught and  catch the echo of the hvmn Unit ia old  yet ever new, "Glory to God in the  Highest and on earth Peace."  Those of ns who have left our homes  iu the east and settled down in the:  west in this land destined to be the  greatest mining country in the Empire, our thoughts will turn homeward  anel many a wish will be ntteied to  meet again with .father and mother  and friends neglected and forgotten,  Ifallthe promptings of onr" better  natures which come upon us at this  season of the. year were lived up to  what a bright woild this would lie. It  is with this feeling that the Kk__~.a~-.~~"  wishes its readers A MERRY X.MAS.  DEATH INJfHE PASS  Another Fatal Slide in the Treacherous  Chilkoot��������� Five Bodies Recovered  Si.attlh, Dec 21.���������News hos jii3t  been received of a slide on the Chilkoot Pass in which six people were  killed. Five bodies have been recovered aa follows: Mis. Darling and  two sons, uf Lake Lindernian; Burt  Johns, eif Juneau; Harry Shaw, of  Skagway. Thu slide occuired December lit h.  Contrary to the advice of old-timers,  who realized that the trip was a dangerous one, in viow of tlie recent  storms,'the party set out with light  outfits. It. was storming very hard  when thev crossed the summit, but  they succeeded in reaching Crater  Lake, where the blizzard foi bed theni  to camp, although it. was but seven  miles to their destination. While  encamped there, tons of ice and snow,  mixed with rocks and timber, swept  over tlicm, evidently without warning, and went on down the valley,  leaving them buried under several  feet of hard snow.  PRESENTATION AND ADDRESS  Miss   No-tliy's   Services  dated���������A Handsome  Fully  Appre--  Present  SPECIAL:  winter dress, double  A few  pieces Milton  cloths, heavy weave, .special "for  width, ir������ the best colors, cheap at -10 c. Monday So cents.  Great Jacket and Cape   Sale  .    Begins Monday '''.'���������"--.  25 per cent, of? Every Garment  Commencing Monday morning, D.c. 12th,1393, .The.. Big Store will  t nke 25 per cent, off every Jacket and Cup.. The discount to be taken'oil at  the bottom of each bill so that customers can see themselves the reduction  made.  Ladies' Felt Hats   Gents' Slippers  Two great bargains in Ladies'  trimmed and untvinuiied. Thiit it is  almost impossible to describe suflicient  to say. That lhey are the best value  ever offered here or 'elsewhere so far  as-\veJk.iio\v.___-___-_ _ _.   ...  Felb Sailors  Trimmed and untriuuned in black,  brown and navy. Regular $1.23 lists;  Monday 75c.  Walking Hats   .  Ladies' Felt Walking1 Hats-Black,  Brown and Navy���������regular $1.50 Hats,  Monday���������������1.  What is more suggestive - of cosy  ease than "Slippers���������a pair of them  makes a thoughtful 'Xmas Gift-and  carries untold comfort to the  ont.     ...J     " ���������������������������"JL.���������'... -\    "*5"':  reel pi  -  Opera Slippers   "~"~  Gents'   Black   Kid .Opera "Slippers  wei, made and neat finish���������$1.50.  Dongola Chocolate Slippers  Very" Comfortable.     Style,    baud  turned soles aiid special finish���������$1,75  In all other lines  Equally good value is to be  found, hut in the above wo aro  making specialties this week.  Our Cranberries  Are Really Nice arid will make  Excellent Sauce for your  Xmas Turkey -.  SECURE  for your  UB.  THE   MATERIAL  XMAS CAKE from  CJ. Hume  & Co.  WHOLESALE    AND    RETAIL  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Snecial Lines and Values  Iii Holiday Gloves and Handkerchiefs, Fancy Goods and Stationery,  Fancy Lincu and Stainpeel Goods. Japanese Silk, Embroidered Tidies and  Scarfs, Silver and Plated Ware, Etc.  To Make Your Home Attractive  Virtual Conservative Victory  Montreal, Dec. 22.���������The Conservative's gained a notable victory Monday  in electing Mr. Arthur Plante to fill  the vacane-y for Beauharnois in the  Quebec Legislature, Mr. Plante defeated Mr. Wilfrid Mercier, the Liberal candidate, by a majority of 53  vote3. At the: last election Mr" Bisson.  since appointed Prothonotary.defeated  Mr. Louis Beaiiblen by 272. The result  is all the more remarkable when the  influences brought- to bear for Mr.  Plantfi's defeat are taken into consideration. Mr. Mercier openly declared  himself to be Mr. Tarte's man. and the  Minister of Pivblic; Works used all his  iii'li'Miee to elect his man. Mr. Tarte's  man, has, however, met a similar fate  to that-sustained by Mr. Tarte himself, when he was "defeated by Mr.  Bergeron. Mr. Plante, the newinem-  ber.is a clever young French-Canadian,  who give _��������� promise of playing a conspicuous roll in Quebec politics.  Ir. Mississiquoi, Dr. Colloh,. who also  had the weight of both tlie Dominion  and Quebec governments cast in his  favor, narrowly escaped defeat,  beinc:  returned bv a   majority of onlv 42,  while Mr.  Me.Caskill,  Liberal,  at the  la-st election, hud a majority of over  400. .   '  In Levis, Mr.'.Langelier, despite the  imposition of t.he Quebec Government,'  lfiis-'.been -.erected -over", his    Liberal  opponent Hy a majority of-103.  while, .._.,.  in verchores, Mr. Blan'chard,  Liberal,   get married over again.  as  was  expected  on   both   sides,  has '    ~  heen returned.   On the whole, the day  was  a.   satisfactory   one   for   Quebec  Conservatives.  At. the close of choir practice in the  Methodist church on Wednesday  evening. Miss. Alice Northey whs  pleasantly surprised by lhu pt-e"'.piitti-  tion to her ot a beautiful little bureau  clock from the uieniliers of tho choir.  Miss Nnrihy has been a very much  esteemed member of the cKoir for .  nearly three years, having bpen leading sopr.no for some time. The presentation was accompanied by the  folowing letter, which was read by -  Mrs. Dent. At the conclusion of the  reading Miss Northy briefly and  warmly thauked the members for their  kindness :  Itcvelstoko, Dec. 21st, 1S~S.  To Mr������s Alice Northey;  We, your friends anil co-workers in tho choir '  ot the Meteod's.1 cliurcli. liavini,- heard with  much rcgrei ot your intention oi lea.-.ns  llevelstoke, avail ouri,olvo������, of ihi-. opportunity  to express to yon out ii-pprcclmion ot the service? rendered by you fn lhe choir lor a period  of nearly three years. The "ailhf ulne_u_ of vcur* ���������  aiteutlRDce, lhc chceri*ulu.>s of your maimers  and value of jour a������-latancu in all the important work ef the choir hai teen hiijhlv prized  by us and by the concreifatioii. \\������ "jee you  to accept this clock as a momento of vour  i Heads and members of the choir. When "vou-  look upon lis face lot it remind vou ol the  "good time" you lime hail with us in Kcvel-  btoke, and of the happier time >et before vou  In your Christmas"vacation, but best of aU of  tliat happiest time when we trust we shall all  join the Choir Immortal in the church above, i  wishing you all the compliments of this happr  feeosuii.  On behalf ot the members of thc choir.  -    ���������  A. SULLIVAN.     ���������  GUY BAKBEK,      .  " MRS. DENT.  - JENNIE "EVANS.  ILLEGAL MARRIAGES  The Unpleasant Position in which Somer -.  Ontario Couples Find Themselves        ~V  Windsor, Ont., Dec. IS.��������� Referring "*-.  to the decision of the attorney-general*'* "  of,Ontario.that marriages performed "'-  in Ontario by a minister who, is a resident of the United Slates "are ilelgal,,'-;-.  Rev. John Reynolds, ,who  had long   -X  been a resident of Ontario,  but.-who -i-;  has been living in  Detroit for seven-ill,;-  years, has been in the. habit of returning to this country  to perform mar- .-'  i-iages  among, his   old_ parishoners.  -*  Someone questioned the-validity of  these marriages, and after-much dis--  mission if was leferred to the attorney- '  general.    There are said.to be. several   .  couples  in   Esses* county    who ' are*..-"  'affected by..l_iis decision, .and   must  7,  now either break-up house-keeping .or  For Home Fixing  If 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��������� Soc.  Window Shades  Opaline Cloth, Dark or Light Green.  Special value at 75c���������Monday���������55c.  iooo Yards Pretty Cretonne  In Dainty Art Shades and Designs.  The regplar 23c, yard kind���������Monday���������  15c.  BLANKET GHANdE  Such a multitude of warm cosy Blankets will be shown on Monday at  Bargain Prices,      It will astonish most housekeepers -. il  A Regrettable Death  A. Stirrett. well known in this town,  died at Sandon on- Thursday evening,  after a five weeks' siege of pneumonia;  The remains were interred here on  Sunday. Rev. Messrs. Cleland and  Sanfoid ollieievting at the grave. The  funeral cortege was large, the A.O.IT.  XV., L.O.L.. and Oddfellows lodges, of  Sandon, attending, as - the deceased  was a. member. Mr. Stirrett left a  wife and two children, who are provided for with insurance from the  -\Vorkmen-aS-Wel)_as__by^_intcrests iri  several mining cfaims'aruund heteT  Deceased was a native of Ontaiio and  hael lived a number of years in Calgary. , where the mother of Mrs.  Srirrett resides and whit hei- she Intends returning. ' The latter is but  now recovering from a severe illness  herself and the death of the husband  is the morev regrettable on that  account. Sympathy for the bereaved  is widespread.���������New Denver Ledge.-  Woollen. Blankets  A splendid line of White "SVooly  Blankets, size72x80inches, with pretty  colored borders, special value at $J, on  Monday $3.  Ladies' Vests���������Winter  Very decided values in Ladies' Vests  on Monday. They aro good quality,  soft and warm.   Priced very low.  Groceries for the Season  The   best   and   purest   Groceries   at   the  Cheapest   Prices.  Hundreds of bargains offered on Monday throughout the store.  BOURNE BE.OS.  waters could never quench, which, for  multitudes, has turned prisons into  vestibules of heaven, made tortures  welcome, and death itself, even in its  most repulsive form, an humble servant--nay, an obedient slave, and at  the same time a most welcome friend.  But myriads who think littlo or not  at all about Bethlehem's wonders, or  of the inlinite. variety of circumstances  and feeling, in which men have given  thanks to Heaven for the angels'  message and the angelB* song, have  yet somehow fonnd.'aud will this year  find, Christmas elay one of the most  notable of all the year. Memory will  he busy���������far busier than even imagination. As they repeat once more.  '��������� Christmas has come againl" thc days  of other years will come back. The  shadows of othei"' Christniases will  rise from the buried past. The then  and the now will once stand side by  side. The sound Of voices that.have  long been still will again be heard.  Faces that have long since been dust,  will in the mind's eye again put on  all their old beauty and affection. In  many "a case there will be felt some-  ���������'like the touch of a vanished hand.'  And old, old days will again appear as  if tbey were indeed the world's now.  Who shall say how many hard and  hardened men of the worlel experience  at such a season more than one touch  of strangely unwonted tenderness?  How maiiy steel cold eyes have then  at least the wondrous baptism of  tears? In any case multitudes by the  Christmas memories of Christ's history  and their own have found themselves  sttengthened and encouraged amid  life's work and cares, and have thereby been helped to rise on "stepping  stones of their dead selves to higher  things,*' and the.y will continue to do  so in the years that are to come.  Christmas,   whatever  may  be the  The-Bachelors* Eall  The    Revelstoke    Bachelors'   .Club* \  gave tlieTirst of their weekly dances  on Tuesday evening in their club room <.Z  -  over the-Kooteuay-Mail^ofBge.^nii'V'T..'**'"  was a decided success..   Dancing was*- .    -.-  kept up till 12 o'clock',-when  everyone,,.-"    -  separated feeling that they had 'spent" .'-  a very pleasant "evening.-   The" seci-e-." - " '  tary   made   the   remark   that if   tho.    >  young ladies kepton coming to'these. ,  dances that they would have  no need    .    .  of a  (Bachelors'   Club).   On January   . '  2nd they intend  giving a fancy dr-ss-*���������  and   masquerade   ball" in     Tapping's*"  New Opera House, and this being thc   "    .  first ball of the   kind  this year,   they  -would_!iki~_-a8_--m.-ny___as__pjp^&ible' to "���������_ _, -.  attend.   This club was inauguraf������d~in   .- *".  August last   with   the , Intention   of   ".  benefitting the single young man  of *  Revelstoke by finding them clnbrooms   '  where they could spend .the evenings- -'  with   music   and   literature,   without  being habitues of.saloons.   Tickets for '  the masquerade ball can he had at the- ."    :,  Canada Drug & Book'Co.'s store or' r.~~ "���������."  C.'J.--Aman's. , - *  .  Epworth League Programme  The following is the programme for  the Epworl'h League during tho next  three months:  Jan. 9���������Consecration Meeting, President.  Jan. 1(1���������Address,   Rev. Mr. Menzies.  Jan. Zl.���������"Making of the Empire,"  Reading Circle.  Jan. 30.���������Debate-Resolved "that the  Dominion Government should pass  a p'rohibitary law on the strength  of the recent plebiscite." Leaders  H. L. Lovering and F. Buker.  Feb. 0.���������Consecration meeting, R.  Howson.  Feb. 13.���������Evening m Africa, F. Buker.  Feb. 20.���������Concert.  Fch. 27.���������Making the Empire, Reading Circle.  March 6.���������Consecration meeting, D.  Mcintosh.  March 13.���������Address, "The influence of  music," A. Sullivan.  March 20.���������Temperance meeting.  March 27.���������Every day Religion,"  Reading Circle.  A Sad Tragedy  Shortly before going to press the  startling news was received of the  death under peculiarly tragic circum-  stjincos of Miss Ethel Curry, of Eve-  leigh street says the Vancouver News-  Advertiser of Wednesday. Details received were necessarily meagre, but it  appears that the poor girl had. under  thc influence of dejection and grief,  caused by a quarrel with her fiance,  eneleel her lifo by her own hand, poison  being the means employed. Death  was apparently not instantaneous,  but the doctors who were hastily  summoned, were unable to aid the  sufferer, wno died a few minutes after  their arrival,  Rat Portage is Wild  Rat Portage is wild with excitement  over a marvellous strike made in the  Mikivdo gold' mine. The marvelous  find is located in the-stupe between  the 150 and 200 font*' level. Tlie stope  is 40 feet high. The vein at that point  narrowed down to 2", feet. In the  head of this stope. the wondei ful ore is  located, wiiich is so rich- that the  management is li.vi.ding it up in barrels, and do not intend to put it  through the mill, the intention being  to send it direct to mint or smelter.  The entire stope is filled with this ore.  Samples of it have been- brought to  town and conservative and reliable  mining men estimated that the- ore  wa3 five per cent, pure gold, or over  $45,000 per ton. The mine is owned  in England. At a-low estimate-there  is now"a, quarter of a mi'dion dollars-  in sight. The latest advices say the  vein is widening with no decrease in.  value. The length and depth of the  ore body is not yet detertuined.  On Easy Street-  Those reading lietween the- lines  profess to have discovered a-storm  behind the placid front of the provincial government. Tlie Province,  wkich was started to echo the  thoughts of Mr. Jcie Martin, ha- been  making very sarcastic remarks anent  Mr. F. Gaiter-Cotton,- the Minister of  Finance, and the attack by tbat journal on Mr. Sword, who up to this time  has been running thegovernment with  Mr. Joe Martin, is. to say the least,  peculiar. The Province is glad Mr.  Sword has resigned his position as  Mr. Semlin's secretary and brains, and  trusts "that in the event of his defeat  in Cowichan," which it is evidently  anxious for, " that He will stay resigned." The opposition, we are glad  to say,' are thoroughly united. Tliey  do not find it nee__sary_ to blow- about  their future.  Be Liberal As You Can. {  1 The distribution of the good  things  of life at Christmas time is always in  order and its carrying out will'-bring .  joy to the hearts of some poor folks iu  whose homes there is too little of the  sunshine of life. -How true it is thnt'  one half of the world does not know  how   the other half lives.   In every  community there are  always   to   be  found some  who have .been unfortunate and upon  whom  prosperity has'  not smiled, and to lisrhten  the lot of.  these is-the duty   of  those  who" are  enjoying all the comforts of life and  have;'reaped a liberal   share   of this  world's goods, for after nil  we are all'  the descendants of the original ancestors    and   in   the  end   onr   common  inheritance is six feet ot earth. - ���������  .   The Kindergarten Closes   '  -Cesterday -afternoon    the " present *���������   -  session    of    the    kindergarten   was   *  brought to a close.   The children with   "-  their parents and jriends   were enter-    .  tained by a .tea.-'--. After indulging in  various games and* pastimes,  presents  from the   children \,to  their  parents   '   ���������  '  were distributed from a nicely decor-    _..,���������������_-  ated-Christinas- tree. * The presents;*'   **  consisted of work done by the children J*. .  themselves and displayed on the whole'/  great   taste,   reflecting   much   credit *    ' *.  both on   the  little   ones * and    their.c-.T.  ?  teacher, Miss Powell. --       "**SC-V-.  The entertainment was brought to_a ^i~si."  close by the children bidiling-every-. - .. J  body.good-bre in song. _  *.���������.'���������        "'    -  Hockeyists on the Wing "  The following team will play hockey ���������'  at Golden on Monday, Dec. 21st:  Goal���������Pickard.-  Point���������Scott.  Cover Point���������McTavish.E.'FVlwards.  ���������  Forwards���������Douglas, Johnson. Pink- -  ham. -  K>D. Johnson, Captain^- -, -**_  Revelstoke   Herald  Publlahod ln interests o  revel-take, Lardcaii,  Bis Bond, Trout Lake  lUtcilletfaet, Albert Canyon, Jordan  I-_i������ and Eagle, -"ans IlUtrlola.  A   JtW-NSBK Propplet    .  A _"__ri-T.������e"tlT Journal, published ln tho  m������>->>f!i et It������i������l������IO-0 slid lho surrounding  -hwlcl, W������dn<__l_ro and Salurdaje, making  jm_t ooan_c_on_ with all rains.  A-T-fttinwi R*e_i: Display ads. ?l./~0 pur  Ml wbbMch.������".������ ������er Inch whenliiHerli don title  I_Ce.    _-__t --������.  Ilo ������������r (noupurcll) line for  m imwRlna ; te fnr e*5h a_dltluiii_l-Borllon.  (__������_B_n_8 -ottoe*. 1*. par line each Issue. BI Ah,  __rv"H|. an* neath nolle-es, freo.  ���������itacrlptto- Rates:   Br mall or carrier. 92 00  mc annum ;  *rl,~~ for six insulin, tulctly In  Air J������������ BoKartment: Ine IUhilu Jol  -kep_rt_n*_' la ona uf the uoal equipped  ;ru-tiBK O-ieei In Went Koolenay. nnd la pro-  Vim cil to execol* all kinds of printing tn tlrji  cl������S������ ������ty Is ut hoiiout prices One price to all.  ho Job Ido la.*(,e���������uoi.a tjoHinull���������-lnrua. Mill  olden. pr'-.mpuy iillCiitlyd to. cllvo ua a trial  cn jrournCiio:d;r.  Tb Uorrc-pouuents: Wo lni carroapond-  ���������nccun any aubjucl of iiilcrcal to lho gnuo"".!  poollc, and deoiro a rclljbl' ruKUlur eurrod-  pondeul in overy l->e_V unrrouuiliUt  :Ttevel������toke. lu all cases lho bona lido nunu  ot tne wilier unlet uccuuiimny niauudcript, bul  i.ol ue3ex_.a_1.rl1y fur publicanu .  ..uareoo all coaiinuniL-aitoiid  KEVELSTOKE HERALD  Kevelstoke,    . C  and then to the exchequer court; not  iron-, mc Roll commissioner to tlie  minister of the interior.  The laws should be made Willi  sume know ledge of the country. At  present you cannot tell what an; the  siele -Oiiiui-incr. of a creek claim without excavating hundreds of feet. To  1'olnt out the thousand anil one tilt-  ferent ways that, tho I'giikitioiis are  utterly more limn foolish would mice  a lout letter.  1 would advise tu hold the Ti r-  rens system ot registration, \\'lth~llie  Uritish Columbia system ol stal.rii.  and working, and the Australian  .y_lcui of fees mid grams.  NOTICE T3 C0F.RJSP3NCEI.TS.  1. All correspoadenca must bo leglblj  Aiitleuun on-utleGf tna paper only.  4. vjoneiptuteaca couidii.iu). persona  m-itar mu������t aa signed w.ia u.t prpern.mii  ���������1 l_e vrller.  i. i.������rres������-������'enco with reference to an>  thlag in_t *as appeaiud In anollier papei  must Arct b. ���������n"'re������ for puuliuauun to tbui  paper bcfor_ It caa 6ppeur in Tali 1 .ekai.d.  unsnrt  SATURDAY,   .DECEMBER    21,    1898.  CHANGES.FOR   BETTER  AND WORSE  1'tae following letter to thc Edmonton Bulletin from Mr.C.M. Woodworth  formerlv ������ barrister at Edmonton  gi.ee _n intelligent idea of tho condition of things at Dawson early in  Oetober:  OgllTle has come In and the reign  mt terror l������ ������ver. Men breathe more  freely tnd _ sense of security prevails  that has hitherto never existed. Col.  Steele Is also ,on hand, and by his  ���������blll-v Ib already Improving the administration of what was already an  admirable "~ollc������ force.  TUB post offlc������, which all summei  kad hundreds of men standing befoie  it Is now in fair condition. About  1."   call  boxes  and  200   lock   boxes  "lave bsen P������t in an(1 have beon 10  ������l   at   ~S   and   -.25   per   annum,   re-  BpectWelT. ��������� Besides this eight or  mors clerks are posted at the wi~toi  io siT������ out. the mail. One clerk has  the leiwrs U to Z, etc. But to illustrate how far behind hand they were  1 may sav that 10 days have not  sufficed to bring theni io the point  where thev can har.ille second 1 and  ������UTli.. bapers, books, etc.. of which  tsi-v few have come m. lhe post  ���������mce improTemeius have already t liiu  relieved   this   country   of   a   piobJbiL  aliof $1,009 per day. Thut is to say  the "-asea of ������u "-erase .OL���������*l)u m?"  datlv in front ot lhe post office waii-  "glor tlieir mail at $10 each, the  lo-. Mt  laborer'.   wageii.  A second matter Mr. Ogilvie ii.il  touched on in providing accommodation for the different offices. Jn the  Sold commissioner office all summer  Aere were the offices of about -u  SmciVr This is in * building about  ���������>_-���������.    two   low   stories.      Hie     u.~  One of the amusing features of  politics as they exist at Ottawa is tlie  mutual admiration and reciprocal  back scratching thut goes on continually between the members of llie  Laurier cabinet. One day we Imve  the Pro in lei- declaring what irrcat  men Tarte and Sifton arc. The next  Tarte makes a speech in which li'  rings in frequent allusions to ���������'run-  noble lender" and "our beloved chieftain." Sifton takes the lirst opportunity of following suit. Now \vi-  bave Hon. David Mills, Minister ol  Justice, certifying that "Mr. Sifton is  entitled to the confidence of the Reformers of the West." "Why is all this  taffying and kalsomining necessary?  What would the British people think  if their cabinet ministers every time  they appeared in public buttered up  thoir colleagues?  NAMES WERE  MIXED.  to   the   plunder  Hut Mr. Ogilvi*"  S."-^ of t^ cl-rW *. ������������rt  reei-trer, controller.,  etc., to  ^^^^to^\^������^  Whereby   tho   Patriotic   Citizen   Mad*  ���������  Great mistake.  He was looking lank and lean; ha  wore a threadbare suit of black and under one arm lie carried a volume; under  tho other there was an umbrella which  had socn better. days. Ho entered so  quietly that Dodson, who wns busy at  his desk, did not hcur him.  "I bavo here"��������� ho begun softly.  Dodson whoelod in his chair anel took  In the situation. "Idon't caro what yon  have!" he roared. "Don't you seo that  ������gn, 'Peddlers and Book Agents Not  Wanted,' or are you blind?"  " 'The Life of Samson' "��������� continued  the agent with an apologetic smilo.  "Why didn't you say so before?" eaid  Dodson subsiding.  "In  ono  vohimo, price $1.50," continued the long, thin man in black.  , "I'll   tako  it," snid Dodson shortly.  "Good day, sir."  A few minutes later a friend of Dodson's happened in and picked up the  volume.  "Hello, old mail," said he, as he  looked it over. "I didn't know you  went in for Biblical subjects."  "Idou'cseutho joke," answered Dod-  ion testily. "I believe that in times like  .lose .very patriotic American citizen  should funiiliari'-e himself with the  lives of our pioniincnt men who nro at  :hc front making history for this glorious country. Wo neglect these things  'too lo_j{- I proposo to keep v.p with tbe  .times."  '���������' "You will harei to hurry if yon do, "  Miairered his friend dryly. "This particular Snmsoti without tbe p hns been  -���������nd for -1,000 year-.'"���������Detroit Free  Pre*-.           ������A Stroke of liard Luck."  A  DREAMING  M. TCH.  Tbe Iml Ian Did I'l-etty Vlell, but tha  .Mnn  l>hl  Il.-tlcr  Among the ruinous Indian traders of tlio  past was (iciir|;u Galphln, whoso trading  fBtation nt Silver Bluff, S. 0., war fro-  'quoiili'd by Indians from far and near. In  "l.eiii!li and Bur of Soulb n.-ireillnu" a  cliaraiiti'1'tstio aiiecdoti' I.- I'l'l.ui-.! uf Mr.  Gulphiii and an Indian chlul  Chief Mogoloch fnun licymul tin- .- .ivaii-  unh riverspimttlm i 1^1.1 nt Mr, li.il;il.iii's.  Jn tliu morning the Indian s.iiil. "Mb  dreaiii Inst ni^ht."  "Ah!" said Chil'iliiii. "Wluit did niy  red brother divuni:"  "Uo ilri'.ut) you civil mo linn big rlllo"  ���������in Ciiilpliin's po.-^cssl'in nl I lie limo.  The irnelrr iii.-,l;iiuly p:i������seil tlm rifle to  the clili'i". niyiiig, "It you ilroaincil it, yor.  must have il."  Xt'M iiiuiiiiiig Onlpliln taid to the chief.  "I di-oiuiii'd last niglit."  "What you dream?" asktl Mogoloch.  " 1 diuiiniiid you gave nil tho Chlcku.saw  italliuu1'���������winch lho chlsi  wns then  rld-  li.j;-  "If you dream uin.you mustliavo inn,"  paid the chief, and tbo linrsu wns sii'iiIkIiI-  wny trmisferri'ii to tbo trader.  'i'lic next morning llio Indian roniorkud,  "1 ilrciiii) lust night."  ���������'What did my rod brother dream?" was  lhu inquiry.  "I dream," answered Mogoloch, "you  gavo nie red ooac you wear and much calico."  "If you ilre-iiiiicd it, you must havo it,'"  said Gnlphin, inul tho Indian rucoivud tho  red coat and calico.  Noxt morning lt was Oalpliin's turn.  Ho said to tho chief, "I drenmed last  night."  "What you dream?" was Mogole;c-h*o inquiry.  "I dreamed," replied Galphln, "yon  gavo mo ton miles of land around the  Ogcoclico old town."  "Wngli!" said tho Indian. "If you  dream, you must havo mn, but I dream  with you no more."  he has  brought  old co~nn-issi������ner s  office to  a large  Rafter all ^u^-arches, etc,  '^,,1=1   bn done  in regular   lluul,-~  ^^n .������- ������ W^StcCCT^  l0 date. P������P������������ ^"'accommodation  public tiw^ave^; a���������������ra0 small  the office- is bccommg   o fi  extent more wo"*h"c01ning milUlon-  ihe clerks are not Oeco���������nb ForMerly  aires by leaps ������������ taantt. n  elerks had ���������^^dinlormailon  per day for ^;u^1*^; ,'a liave free. 1  ibai the public shm w   i c^���������  tare reason io ^e������-^50 a d3y, but  haTe made iw biih <������*\ and *125  l know ol'2" ������ Thwo clerks are In  ������ Z^nii hundred, of thous-  ~DiS- I..      -O   1.0      F"*"      *tel*C''  It    rc-rosin-    f   ���������"-   ...      as    j.-ftW  Ogilvie ~-;lU deal with   I Uom- ^ f  te������ ������    h0Ji?fe,rV"!csB    an incorrup  ^d^c"kl    bu    -cakand of    poc.  t-.ble otRcal.   Dm mon.  vudsment. He    ha*    ��������������� llllc  strous sins of    t.i--     ,u oal re  0Giivie i'rt;.^'4 Ilrt'1  spect for him, bu. n- -'  Mr.  Glrovarrt    h������    succc  Wade * '������];"������ ������aw   contrary    u.  tcTOpts  to  practice   law  the land !'titles   ac. ami sav    ���������>-  Lacked by the ,Pf camera o.  OA"ad.  i>hilio   Sheridan,   oi ,"lolul ���������_.���������  come in preparing to bo crown prose-  vice Wade aforesaid.  crown    timber   silent.  Wade    as    Dominion  ��������� Vira.  -t������M^&!My$^!fe$l  lt was a wild, wet, night. Kostcrwlck  lind nut, known such n night for years,  nnd ai i lus wind raved and shrieked over  the niiijrh llslivrmens' dwcllinjis, lt  Fiiciiii'd as if the wholo villiiKo would bo  swept nwny with tho tumbling sea bo-  iie.ith the I'lltTs.  liipide a warmly-lit  Cli'i:^ listened   nlmnsl  liDoining of tho wind.  Ihin man, with nu en  room, Dr. Henry  nervously In tho  Ho was n   slight,  or, sensitivo   fnco;  COASTING   IN  THE TROPICS.  "lie Sport Cnniln. d to tho Summer In Hawaii���������Snow Not _Noce8������ary.  . Although Hawaii lios within tho torrid  none, cunsllug can bo enjoyed in any  month of tbe yenr. On tho Islancl'of Hawaii is would bo possiblo to slldo ovor  miles of suowflelds, if one should tako tbo  trouble lo climb tho steep mountain  slopes, for Maiuiu Ken never lo=es its snow-  enp oven in tlio hottest summers.  .Hue the II.iwnii.ins hnvo novor cured for  ���������mow for coasting. Itis entirely too cold  fur thi'in. They const only in warm weuth-  er. Tbo wanner tho season tbo bettor tbo  sport, for tliey slldo clown hill on dry  gvnss or. in default of that, on a narrow  track constructed with slabs of smooth  lava. Theso coasiiiiii tracks nro now to bo  found by hundreds on tho hills nud nro a  i*uro sij." tb.it nearby is the site of some  Hawaiian village.  Tho sled is n, ychlulo that calls for skill  on tlio part of tho rider. Ifc is made of  Iinril timber, for it, has to stand very rough  uaiigo, and its runners require dense stuli  to lako tlio polish without which thoro  cnuUl lio no Kpeod. A sled is nil the way  from 7 to 20 feet long, t.ho two runners  6t'|!.ii"iitcd by no moro than a hnndbrcndtli,  a hand rail on each sido. With a sled of  that, narrowness it would bo impossible to  sit down and shove ono_el������ nlODg until  i_m_...c by tlio velocity o������ dosoen.. The  only iviiy it to pick up the long sled, take  n spool gathering run and'fling tho body  nnd sled together down tho hill. Done  jtisc right there Is a whizzing, breathless  rldo down tho hill and over the level valley lands. Dono just tbo'least littlo wrong  thero is no slide. Iiut n tearing up of dried  grass and pcrhnps a broken bone or so  nnd tho onlookers' shout of dcrisjon. This  is nil In tho way of sport, and in thut pursuit even a Hawaiian is willing to make  somo sacrifices.���������New York Sun.  At Liberty to Scream.  It w.is on  n ferryboat plying between  Sydney and Manly, one of thnt city's beautiful suburbs.    Every seat was occupied  IC.ich occupant felt tho influence nnel pre-  porod for an .oin'ovahlc trio, when o  lank   -q-jd dead, of disabled anel .dying. .  ngging by tbe hand"^-  iinil although barely threo years had  passed since he bought thc old doctor's  practice, he wns already a popular man  In Kestorwlck.  But to-niglit something had made lilm  nc-votis. He was closo to a grcnt happiness, and perhaps the thought of having  It almost within his grasp lind excited  and unnerved him. It only wanted a  lOiith���������four paltry weeks���������to tho timo  when he would bo free to claim tho prettiest girl In all the country as his wife,  and tho thought filled him with a fever  of Impatience Ho was thinking of her  now as tho wind rattled round the houso  und screamed down tho chimney; and he  was wondering vaguely what lincl become  of the man for whom sho hnd onco foolishly promised to wait five years. Now  the five years had ncnrly expired, nnd he  lind ninde no sign. Never once in all  thnt, timo hud ho been hceiril of, and  Nellio Kiloy hnd given him up as dead,  and hnd grown to look with regret upon  the reckless promise sho had given him.  As tho doctor sat over his firo the  storm outside disturbed his thoughts.  The screaming of tho wind jarred upon  him, and he seemed to bo expecting  something���������what, lie scarcely knew; but  nfc the first spund of a distant gun ho ���������  started to his feet, nnd peered out of the  window into the darkness beyond.  Ho could seo nothing. A heavy rain  covered tho window panes, and in the'  pitch blackness nothing was distinguishable except n dull gus lamp thnt flickered  spasmodically opposito the house.  When a second gun sounded, Dr. Clegg  hastily put on his overcoat and a tight-  fitting cap, and sallied forth into the  night.  On his doorstep he collided with a fisherman, who caught him by tbe arm and  turned back with him.  "I was -jisb ncomln' for yc, sir I" he  shouted hornsely. ns tho wind shrieked  past in fresh fury. "There's a ship a-  lying jist off the l"int, and we're afenred  as there'll be somo blnck work afore the  night's out."  Dr." Clegg's thin face grew eager. He  felt the blood stir in ��������� his veins at the  thought of notion, and he stumbled on  through tho darkness, with the wind  and rain beating furiously into his face,  until they reached the bench.  There, under the cliffs, the wind  seemed quieter, but beyond, tho sea was  a swirling, inky mas3 that roared and  Ehrieked and tossed itself in foamy waves  against the treacherous rocks thnt lined  the coast. The winel, that seomed to tear  at the shingle like a wild beast, swept  up every now nnd then in a blinding  hurricane of min, nnd tho crowd of village folks that hnd gathered at the sound  of tho guns huddled together closer  ngninst the cliffs.  Dr. Clegg strained his eyes across the  "ci-ily sea. The lifeboat hnd gono out,  but the darkness was impenetrable, nnd  >he people waited in almost breathless  fileuce for a rocket that would show  them for a brief instant its whereabouts.  When it came at last���������when tho faint;  red light shot out in the direction of tho  sinking ship���������there was a sudden stir  amoi-g tbe crowd. They moved forward  rlong the beach, and peered out into the  dirkness for long minutes until the boat  returned with its heavy freight of living  Ho Trntcliec. him steadily until he  opened his oyes again, and then something in the man's anxious���������almost terrified��������� expulsion startled hhn.  "God bus done this!" he said faintly.  "There's something In iti I nover meant  to como bnck���������I nover niennt to go nenr i  Crnswlck again; but God means it. He  means ino to make my confession thoro  ���������or hero I  "Yes; why not hero, and now?" ho almost -cronmed, with his oyes llxed wildly  on Clegg's faco. "Why not now? I've  fought lt long enough; I've curried it  with mo for years���������nearly live years now  ���������and to feel it* always gnawing hero"  ���������putting his hand to his heart���������"Is driving me innd���������mnd, I tell youi. 1 can't  stand it nny longer. It hns followed and  clung to mo wherever I've been, and I  could never got rid of it. It used to Bleep  with mo at night, and 1 wonder I  haven't gono mnd long ago to see tho olel  man's fnco always before me. I toll you,"  he ndded sudilonly, stretching out a  trembling hiiud to touch tho doctor's  nrni, "lt used to spring up beforo mo In  tho middle of tho dny I It used to stand  in my path in tho bush. That's why I  could never shoot straight nnd .hut's why  thoy culled mo a fool." ITghl"���������shuddor-  ing, nnd shrinking beneath thc clothes���������  "you don't know what it is to havo to  fight a thing liko that I You don't know  whnt it is to hnve a dcud man always  grinning at you!"  Ho stopped speaking, and began to  mutter deliriously, moaning and tossing  from side to side. The doctor got up,  bent over him, nnd us he did so the mnn  seized his hand, and began unconsciously  kissing it.  "Kellie, Nellie," ho cried brokenly.  "Donr little soft hnnd���������denr littlo girl,  I've come bnck to you!"  j Tho doctor turned suddenly white. A  strange look camo over his face, and his  band trembled in thc other's grasp. _Ho  did not withdraw it, but.tho man suil-  elenly flung it away from him, and began  laughing hysterically.  | "Ijost!" ho shouted. "Ah, ah���������lost!  It's no good, it's all over. Sho can't  marry a murderer, and I���������I���������what's to  become of me?"  Ho opened his eyes again witTi   a sudden return (o consciousness.  I      "Who are you?" ho asked abruptly.  I     AVhen   tho   dootor   told   him   ho grew  quiet, nnd lay staring out vacantly noross  tho room.    Then   Clegg   gnvo him somo-  ��������� thing to drink, and when ho   had  fallen  asleep, crept quietly away.  II.  boas  claim  cutor  Willison. tSB  ^n?.  presume  the ^vern  ment -were actuated    to do    this  c--.u=e of Willlsor.*-    incompetency  timber agent,    lie  is    a good  lumper       A   still   more    incompetent  B'l-n has been made timber inspector.  V.T Madden, late inspector of coal  mines in Nora Scotia, has come in a.~  inspector of mines. He at least will  Vtiow a hole in the ground. Not so  his pr������-d������c������ssors. '.'apt. Norwood. ?x-  r-'aptain of a whaler, and Mc(ir������gor.  from Brandon, ex-horse trader. i'tie  cfliciels are far better than tliey  were.  Here with a tremendous amount of  litigation, we ha-ie no judge. Tlic-  government won't pay ono, yet they  have sent 400 useless soldiers to live  '��������� off a peace loving people. Two judge**,  one for mining cases and one for other  ���������caters, should be here now, but navigation is closing and hundreds of  _aj<rs Involving millions of dollars  will remain unheard till the judges  cume. In mining cases tha appeal  vbonld bi first to our Territorial court  Shp Scored That Tim. .  "What's that?" faid tlio old gontle-  ���������nnn a.������ he entered whilo thei eldest  ���������laughter was saying things confidentially to her mother.  "Bess waa just tolling mo that tbe  rocn^ mnn that visited tho Broketons  last. F.nmmcr has written her, and that  he sent love anel kisses."  "He did, did he? The impnclent puppy ! Wi ito bim nnd sqnclch him at once,  or you're no daughter of mine. Let him  inow so there is no possiblo chance of  t misunderstanding that you have the  utmost resentment for such conduct,  jad if he ever comes hero again I'll  kick him out of thc house."  "Well, eliel you attend to that matter, Bets?" asked tbe olel gentleman at  breakfast next morning.  "Ves."  "Good.   What did you Fay?"  "I told him very distinctly that if ho  didn't know any better than to send  such things in a letter, instead of bringing them in pen-cn, I wonbl have to  forrgo the pleasure of his acquaintance. ''  For the next five minutes the family  were terror stricken under a conviction  that tho head of tho household had  burst a blood vessel.���������Stray Stories.  girl of 1.1 appeared, d  a screaming child.  There she stood glowering. A mild laely  FuggC'Sted tho child might, be in pain. An  old bachelor muttered that people who  had charge of children shoulel keep their  nt home. Low voiced, but distinct imprecations wero now rife.  She took not the slightest heed of tho  mu itering or the bawline, which was now  nt tho highest pitch, till tho suggestion  was offered that medicine would do'" It  good. '- Then sho arose in her wrath, as it  were, and, giving tho child n vigorous  shako, said:  "Kfliel, cry ns loud m. ynn liko I've  paid your fare!"���������London Tit-bits.  Modern  Waml.lpn.  It Is of hi .toric intercut thnt tho modern  Ironclad, with its turret, nnel mns.lvci  plntes, had its root Idea in the f.imour  monitor- first designed for tho Unit.'d  Stnti'S government by Krlciion. who  som-'he to combine Invulnerability with  very heavy ordnance. The curliest moni-  tors hnd clucks almost level with tho water, revolving turrets and cannon that  threw round shot 550 pounds nnel upward  In weight, but. ovor. under favorable conditions they could flru only ono round in  threo minutes, nnd, nltliougb thr.t measure of offensive capacity wai capable of  destroying nny other contemporary man-  of-war, it would be of no account .it tho  present day. Ericsson, howover, gavo tho  cue to navnl designers all over tho world,  and his eleniontnry principle hns only been  developed and modified during the years  that have elapsed.���������Invention.  2'lcnB--ea of tlin Chase.  "Do you really enjoy shooting?"  "Why, of course," said the dear girl,  who has lately bought a light riflo and  _ lovely pair of hunting bloomers. *' Every time I mc.-iago to kill a rabbit or a  poor littlo bird I have just the loveliest  cry imaginable."���������Indianapolis Journal.       ........  lie Always Spoke Up.  Bishop Wilberforce, whose powers of repartee wcrcnmor.g his inosl conspicuous  gifts, wa. always renely to use them wricrc  retaliation was possible, not in tho safe  Inclosuro of tho Episcopal study, but, on  tho open battlefield of tho platform and  the house of lords. At tho grcnt meeting  in St. James' hall in tho summer of lhfJS  to protest against the disestablishment of  the Irish church, somo Orango onthuslnst,  in tbo hopo of disturbing thn bishop, k"*"-  inturruptlng his honeyed I'loquenco Willi  lnoppcjrtuno shouts of "Spank up, my  lord."  "I am already speaking np," replied lho  bishop in his most dulcet, foino. "I iilwnyx  speak up, and I decline t. speak down tei  tbo level of the 111 mannered person in tho  gallery."   Grease on tlie Floor.  Grcaso spots on a hard wood floor aro  lometlmcs obstinate _A little bnklnKi'foda  moistened nnel rubbed on with n cloth will  often remove them. Another hint of thin  sort Is tlmt if oil Is spilled on a carp������������  prompt covering with Indian meal will  (-iciirb and remove It.  Everyone in Kestcrwick remembers tho  vrreck of the Vulture. There was scarcely  a .house or a hut that night that was not  j thrown open to receive sonic   poor, half-  | drowned   creatures   from   the   sea;   and  ! there was scarcely a soul   in  Kestcrwick  who did not   spend   the   greater part of  thdt terrible night  in   hasty,   breathless  wrk upon the bench.  , When at last Dr.   Clegg   left the shore  to mnko his way   home,   a stormy dawn  was bre-akincr. The clouds were beginning  to scud away acre, s tho sky, and the sea  was settling clown into   sullen   murmuring.  Dr. Cl"gg w-.io worn out and exhausted  with the events of the night. He crawled  hiime wearily, and made his way upstairs; but, 1^'fore he threw himself upon  his bed, lie looked in upon a man who  had b������.'n brought to his  house   from tho  ' wreck somo hours before.  He was lying, now tossing feverishly  with the grt-y dawn casting a strange  pallor upon his bronzc-rt skin, and with  his long, thin bands clutching uncertainly nt the bedcir.th"���������>.  Clegg stopped for a moment to examine him. He was n strange, rough-looking fellow, weather-beaten and careworn,  nnel with thick brown hnlr, growing a  little grey nt the temples, with deep  lines scored upon his face.  Yet in spite of this, it was a young  face. It was a young face grown prematurely old; and Dr. Clegg stared ut It  for some time, trying in vain to remem-  lier where ond when he had seen lt before.  It seemed strangely familiar to him.  Something In tho curve of tho lip and  thn outline of tho ohln roused an uneofly  feeling -within him; and when tho man  suddenly opened his eyes, and -tared np  into his face, the belief that he hnd seen  : him h-foro becanv stronger thnn ever.  Mb forgot his weariness anel   exhaustion,  ' _.nd sat down by tho bedside.  i     "Where nm I?" tbe mnn nuked   feebly.  | His voice w.is rcfln-M���������tljo voice of nn  i'ncateil mnn, nnel In strange contrast to  .vs weather-beaten fnco and   hands,   and  1 to 'he coarse clothes that wero lying on  a cb_ir close by. Clegg watched him enr-  loiifiy as he told him of   the   storm   and  , tho wreck; but the man listened almost  Indifferently until ho mentioned tho  name of tho village; Then ho started,  and tried to lift himself ln bed.  "Kestorwlck!" he cried hoarsely. "Did  you say Kestcrwick."  j      Clegg nodded.  "Then, we're only threo miles from  Craswick," ho went on, a littlo wildly.  "Only throe miles!"  Ho Bank hick ln lied nnd closed his  eyes. Clegg noticed that his lips wet-  tightly set, und that ono hand slowly  clenched and unclenched itself on the  coverlet.  It wns the middle of tho morning boforo the doctor roused himself from his  hnsty rest, and went Jn to see his patient  again. Ho found him awake and conscious; but a glnnco at his faco was  sufficient to tell him that there was somo  internal injury which ho had not noticed  in his hurried examination tho. night beforo. Ho sat down nnd looked ut lilm  carefully. The man's eyes were still rest-  loss and bright; but there was a look of  determination on his face, and something  on his mind evidently still troubled him.  "Doctor, I want to speak to you," ho  said fuintly. "I feel very 111 and queer,  and maybe���������mnybo I shan't be ablo to  later on."  "Nonsense!" said Clegg; "we'll 60on  put you right. You must lio here for a  day or two, and then you'll be as well  as ever you were."  Tho other shook his head,   j       .-,. .  "I must tellyounow," he said doggedly. And tho doctor gave way. -   -  "Very well; but I can't   allow   you to  exhaust yoursolf," he said. "If I see you  getting excited, I shall stop you."  The man took no notice. He fixed his  eyes on Clegg's face, and went on as if  he had not heard.  "I used to live in Craswick," ho said  abruptly. "I had n farm there���������a rotten  old farm it was, too; but it was all I'd  got, and I had to "stick to lt. ,It would  havo been good onough if ��������� I could have  spent a little money on it. I could have  mado it a sound property; but I hadn't  a ha'penny���������not a h'penny to spare.  "My uncle���������you may remember my  uncle. His namo was Bainbrldgo and he  was a rich landowner about here; and  when things began to grow bad I went  ~to"h"iifi_te_rtiy"and bofrown"fow hundreds.���������  He laughed at nie. Ho rattled tho monoy  in his pockets, and sneered, and told mo  that he'd wait until I was drained out,  and then tako tho farm himself.  'Ho had always hated mo. My father  and he hnd quarrelled years ago, and  never mado It up. That's why ho was so  bitter; and in timo I became bitter,- too.  "I went to him again later on, when  I was beginning to grow reckless. Everything was going to rack and ruin for tho  sake of a little money. Every month it  grew harder and harder to moot my hills;  every month something had to go; and I  sank down and clown, until I began to  soo thut there was only ono way out of It  ���������to sell thc placo for whut it would  fetch and clear out.  "But somehow���������somehow I couldn't  do it. There _wns Nellie���������poor littlo Nol-  lle! I couldn't find it in my heart to  leavo hpr."  Tlio man stopped and tunrcd away Ids  face.   Tho doctor watched him eagerly.  " What Nellie?" lie asked hoarsely, and  the mnn turned. His fnco was transfigured. There was n light in his eyes, and  a smile upon his lips.  "She was the prettiest little girl you  ever.saw," ho said. "There was no ono  liko her���������no one like my little Nell."  He stopped again, unci liis eyes wandered vacantly aiiout tho room.  "Her name?" cried tho doctor impatiently. "Tell mo her mime!" His voice  was broken and husky; but tho man on  tlio bed   did not notice.  "Nellie���������Nellio KIley," ho whispered.  "Poor little Nellio Itlley! I must havo  brought her n lot of pain, but I never  meant It. God knows I never meant it!"  Tho doctor wns staring at him with a,  wild, whito faco.  "And your name?" he cried. "What's  your name?" "  "Mine?" said the man wearily. "Mine?  What docs It matter? Jt used to bo Tom  Wheeler; but it isn't now. Oh, no, I  changed it long since���������long since, when  I���������I���������" He broke off and looked up hurriedly.  "Where wns If he asked. "What wuh  I telling you? Oh, about Nellie. We wero  going to lie marrieel, of course. I nlways  mennt to marry her, ever sinco I first  saw her; but whnt could I do wlth-o  fnrm like that? I asked her at last one  night. J couldn't help it, she looked so  pretty; but I lielicvo now It was only  pity���������pity for me that made her promise."  Boor littlo Nellie 1 I told her I'd give up  tho farm and go tb America to see if I  could do better there, and she promised  to waltjfor me���������to wait, five years; and  If I did nothing then she wns to be free.  "But I don't bollovo she really loved  me, and lt wns selfish.' Oh," I know lt  was cruel of me to ask her to keep a  uroalsB like that but I" was mad ~~r_th  lovo for her, and I holleved I should come  back in a year or two" at most.  "So I shut up the farm. I sold it, for a  trifling sum, and then, tho night boforo  I left, an hour after I had wished Nollio  good byo I���������I murdered lily unclol".  The man stopped, and looked towards  Clegg. Ciegg' had risen and wns staring  out "of tho window, but at Whcoler's last  words ho turned.  "Murdored your unclo?" ho repeated  stupidly.  "Yes," said the other dully, "murdered lilm! IIo was an old man, and no  match for mo when my blood wns up. I  met lilm In tlin lanu just outside his  house. It wns quito by accident, and ho  sneered and laughed at ine, and rattled  tbe money in bis pocket, ngain, and called  ine a beggar. I was wilel before, but I  was mini "now. I forgot everything excont  that ho hud cheated mo of my farm h'or  the sake of u littlo money that, ho refused  to lend nie, I was obliged to run nway.to  leavo Nellie and every bit of happiness I  possessed. Do ynu wonder I hated hhn?  Do you wonder that I struck hlni when  he taunted mc?  "I struck him bard, but I had no Idea  I hail given bim such a blow until I saw  blm stretched nt my feet. Ho had fallen  without a word, and after ho fell ho  never moved again.  "1 bent down on my knees. I tried to  bring back somo lifo into him; but lie  was dead���������dead"as a ntono!  "When I quito realized that, n paulo  seized mo I got up and rushed away  down tho lane to tbo station. I mot no  ono. I took my liuket unhindered���������I remember I was rather breathless as I  nsUc-.l feu- it���������nnd pot nwny to Liverpool,  li'roin tliero I sailed to America, and  thero I remained, not daring to write,  not daring to let anyono know that 1  was nlive, until my consoienco at Inst  drove mo hack. I came intending: to make  my confession to the police. You know  how it l-.iis been thwarted, how the  storm���������"  "Yes, yes," the doctor interrupted  hoarsely. "I know."  Ho was thinking���������thinking, oh, how  wearily!���������of his rolleeitions of tho niglit  before! of his delighted belief that in a  month's time Nellio Biloy would be free  for him to claim her. Ho felt sure sbo  loved liini, but, ber promise to Tom  Wheeler bound her. Now���������now the doctor  felt that all the world wns sliding from  his grasp, and it was bitter indeed.  When be spoke it was only by a supreme effort.  "You���������you   are -mistaken,"  "Your uncle was nut dead I"  The man started up.  ."What?" ho shouted hoarsely,  Say that again!"  Tho doctor choked back ' something in  his throat, and turned away.  "Your Uncle Bainbridgc was only injured���������not killed," he said. "Uo was ill  for a week or.two, and then recovered,  and ho died n year ago. IIo never said  what caused him to fall, ho never mentioned your quiuTi'l, and ho left you  .everything ho possessed."  Wheeler, stared wildly at the doctor.  Ho clutched at. the bedclothes, he struggled for a moment evcul madu an effort to  speak, and then broke Into pitiful, weak  sobbing.  III.  IMPERIAl W,-K,  ' GF C/\*ACA  Head Office, Torontu  Paid Up  Odpitai $2,iiU0,0G0  Reserve     -    -   -    -   1,203,0**'---  Diroctors:  H. ... Huwlaiiu,  President  T.R.Meinil, Vice Pies.,(.Ht.tJatharinenj���������  William Itamsay, Kobeit JatTray,  Hugh Ryan,   T. Sutherland Stayuer  Elias Rogers.  D, R, Wilkie, General Manager  BrnnobeB  North Wi'B'j and British (.iilumhln.  (-������������������aiidon      ir-.mni'i   la  Oilgary I'n....  15 Imontcit. '!'��������� in..   All   S.'iitb   Kilni'-'it.  III.TA Kill.  Niaf.'i'fi   KhIIh  i Coll ..rn.  Essex  Fergus  Gait  Ingi'iuc.ll  V  -*������ riiuVoi  1'  i'  lit. tV  Si  1 hnci-'ttt  'J.  ������������������i-.i-'  --���������U..11-.-  \ *  Mitii.j-ic-k,  ho said.  'What?  Dr. Clegg was in his sitting room,  leaning wearily against the mantelpiece,  and trying in vain tocprcvent his eyos  from "lingering, on tho girl who stood boforo him. -.,        ���������  "You know why I havo sent for you?"  he said. "Tom Wheeler has como back,  and ho is waiting upstairs to sue you.  Ho is very weak, very ill, but you will  do him good. * " * You will bo kind to  him. * * * Ho- is much broken down,  and���������and���������he must not bo reminded of  unpleasant things."  Nellio Riley's face was deadly pale. As  the doctor" was speaking, her mind reverted to thc past j-ciirs, and sho realized'  more Intensely than sho had ever realized  beforo how littlo sho hnd carod for Tom  Wheeler, and how foolish sho - had been.  Sho remembered her girlish promiso to  him���������she remembered It only too woll���������  nnd now she asked herself vainly whether  lt wns right to keep it, after all.  Sho went from the room with a I'nltcr-  iing~stopf"witl-"hor cyc's-blInelcel���������by-iears;  nnd tho doctor gazed at tho   closed   door  with a sense ot desolation   ut   his   hear'-  that ho had nover known before.  It seemed a long timo afterwards t3~J_������  somebody snoko to bim.  Ho looked up, but his eyes were d.T-CS.  They had been buried in his hands so  long that tho sudden transition to , the  light blinded him.  When ho saw thnt Nellio was standing  nt his side, he started to his feet.  "Como up," she said hastily. "Como  up at once! He has fainted, nud the look  of his fnco frightens mc."  Clegg did not wait; ho ' ran from the  room without a word, and, onco upstairs, tho sight of the prostrate man  killed all bitter feelings he had once  entertained towards lilm. Ho was lying  half unconscious, with his eyes closed,  and with a look of terrible suffering on  his white   face.  As tin; doctor came towards him, he  moved slightly and opened his eyes.  Clegg saw a look of pain cross his ffiice;  ho noticed the sudden contraction of his  brow, and tho quivering of his lips, nnd  almost Involuntarily he stretched out his  hand towards him.  "I'm afraid it bus been ton much for  you," ho said quietly. "Perhaps she  stayed too long���������"  Tho man moved uneasily. '-  "Send lier nwny I" he whispered hoarsely! "I don't want to see her again. I'm  too late, and I can't, bear it."  Clegg st.'ireel at him in surpirse.  "Oh, you know what I mean I" cried  Wheeler irritably. "You know���������you  must know. It was the mere mention of  your name that did it���������that brought that  look to her face * * * I couleln't help It  hurting mc for a minute, but do you  think I could marry a girl who loved another man? Do you think I could take  her when she loves you? * ��������� * No, no: ]  couldn't do it; anil, after all, she'll In-  happier with you. I was always a selfish,  ill-tempered dog. * * * Yes, yes; olie'H  be happier with you!"  He stretched out his hnnd to Clegg,  andj Clegg -grasped it in silence, not  knowing what to say. He stared down  at tho white-lined face on tho pillow.and  felt with a sudden pang, ns If he were  cheating him.  "Tell her���������ask her to forigve me thoso  five years!'* ^Wheeler added presently.  "And ask her not to think hardly of me  after I've gone away!"  A few days later he had "gone away"  . for ever. He died with Nellie's haad in  | his, and with his mind free at last from  , tbe horror that hnd haunted film for  . yeari.      .J' '  Kill rijituite  Mil ul I Si. Mm  SI. I  i.i I.Ill Un'..   I  Mi.i.t i fiel, i^i.i-i-'c.  Savings Ban.. Ih-pnrtii'iiit���������-Di'pnsits  of $1 unci upiiardi- rici-iveil and  interest allow .cl.  Delientiues-- Provincial, Municipal  and other debi'iiliuea pm chased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������Available  at all   iieiints  in  Canada, United  KinRdoin,     I'liilei)    States      Europe,  India,   China,   Ji,(inn,   Aunti'i-lin, V. tv .  Zealand, etc  Gold   Purchased  This Dank Issues Special Receipts  whicli will.be nccouiiled for atony of  tho Hudton's buy Co's Posts in the  Yukon on", northern ilistrlcts.  A. R.  B   11EARN.  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Templeton, Agent, Calgary.  ^  r\ /  i&r  DIVIDING     THE    TERRITORIES  INTO  PROVINCES  P  Death of the Regi tar of the Ontario  Court of Appeal ��������� Gold Mir.c  Dividends���������Other News  Winnipeg, December 17.���������The report of James Fisher, M.P.P., on the  Canadinn government's expedition to  Hudson bay, ispubllshed today In ihe  Winnipeg Free Press, and shows that  tho difficulties of the route aro uu-  surmountable.  REGISTRAR   DEAD  Toronto, December 17.���������Alexander  Grant, registrar of tho Ontario court  of appeal died yesterday.  GORDON MEMORIAL'  Montreal.December 17.���������Tho Sirdar's  subscription to the Gordon Memorial  has been opened here.  DIVIDING  THE  TERRITORIES  Regina J December 17.���������The question  of dividing the Territories into provinces will be considered at the coming session of the North West Legislature.  EPIDEMIC OF SCARLET FEVER  ' Medicine Hat. December 17.���������Scarlet  fever has broken out In Medicine Hat  and fears are entertained that it will  spread. School has been susuencled  for a few days as a precautionary  measure.  MINING REGULATIONS  Winnipeg, December 17.���������The new  mining regulations are  gazetted.  WINNIPEG WATERWORKS  '  The  Winnipeg  Waterworks     bondholders have accepted Winnipeg's offer for the works.  A NEW TOWN  A new town'on the Canadian Pacific  railyway has been named Sirdar in  honor of Lord Kitchener.  GOLD  MINE  DIVIDENDS  Wtnnijieg, December 17.������The Olive  Gold mine on the Seine river has declared a monthly dividend of t pet-  cent for the months of December and  January:  BRITISH    EMBASSY "ATTACKED  IN   V/ASHINGTON   . \  -The Bubonic' Plague in- India���������Great  Brilain and Italy���������Lord Salisbury  Speaks���������The French Crisis  Paris, December 17.���������M. K. Valz,  minister of public works in France has  resigned, and it is feared that other  ministers will also resign in the face  of the approaching, crisis.  PEACE COMMISSION RETURN.  Paris, Decmeber. .17.���������The _ United  States peace commission "sailed -for  home today.  FLOUR COMBINE  New York, December 17.���������The Minneapolis flour mills will not enter tho  proposed flour   combine.    '  MANHATTAN ISLAND TUNNEL  The proposed tunnel to Manhattan  Island to be used for. the transit purposes is taking definite shape.  HIGH   COMMISSIONERS  Washington, December 17.���������The  high joint commissioners will probably adjourn for the holidays on Monday.  "BRITISH EMBASSY ATTACKED  Washington, December 17.���������Pearson,  , the man who last night attacked the  -British embassy.. in.Washlngton. ,1s a  inations. .���������,.,,  o BUBONIC PLAGUE  Bombay, December 17.���������'A British  soldier has died from bubonic plague  at Bandalore, capital of Mysore. The  barracks were Immediately abandoned  after the death.  ITALY, ENGLAND AND AFRICA  Rome, December 17.���������In the chamber of deputies yesterday Senor  Baono asserted tho existence of an  agreement between Italy and Great  ���������Britain for the maintenance of the  status ouo ln Africa.  SALISBURY SPEAKS  London, December 17.���������Lord Salisbury speaking last night at the Constitutional club in London said he  would desire nothing better than to  discuss openly foreign affaire, but prudence forbade. Many acts of the government had been misunderstood and  grotesquely misrepresented.  M HI il  RUbSIA      DESIRES      BRITAIN'S  FRIENDSHIP  Kitchener's    Scheme   for   Khartoum ���������  Cuba and  Self  Government ��������� New  Russian Loan in the United States  London,' December    13.���������Russia    Is  e.ceediiivily   anxious   to   arrange-      a  friendly   understanding   with     Great  Britain.  HOY  MURDERERS  Now York. December 19.���������Two Ohio  bovs, aged 10 and 13 years respectively,  were  on Saturday  convicted  ot  murder.  ARRESTED  'lhe contractor and chief engineer  ot the gas tank, which exploded recently in New York, have been placed  under arrest. ��������� ���������  CUBA    AND    SELF   GOVERNMENT  Washington, December 19.���������General  Shatter declares that the Cubans are  unfit for self government.  'NEW  RUSSIAN   LOAN  Russian agents are using strenuous  efforts to float a loan in the Uuited  5t ates.  ANTI-TRUST  The Democratic leaders in Congress  arc considering    thc    advisability  "of  making anti-trust their leading issue.  GRATITUDE  The Knglish Liberal, newspapers  are criticising their late leaders, Harcourt and Morley-  MUNITIONS   OF   WAR  The war department has just placed  contracts among   a number    of   tlir-  nilnghnm manufacturers .for the supply of 10,000,000 metal cartridge cases.  THIS GORDON MEMORIAL  London,  December    IU.���������The    Duke  of Connatigbt will lay the foundation  stone of the proposed  Gordon    memorial college at Khartoum.  KITCHENER'S    SbuBMB    OPPOdEl)  Tlie   u!tra_Xr.~'!iK~ii'.is  people   In  England, aro opposing General Kitchener's  scheme of the Gordon memorial.  NEWFOUNDLAND  FRENCH SHOKhl  The Newfoundland French shore  .tiliculfy may yet cause serious com-  l-li'-dtiona botwean Great'Britain aiiel  France.  BARGAINS. IN   SKELETONS  The battle of . Omdurman has  strangely affected a ��������� peculiar trade.  Dervish skeletons are now a special  high class line in the skeleton market  of Europe. * There arc already about  t00 on the London market, chiefly purchased from one of the big-hospitals.  P  VISIT   OF    PRINCE    NAPOLEON  TO PARIS  Massacre in China���������Lucky Hobson���������  The Spanish Ministers Resign���������The  Return of Dreyfus  London, December 20.���������It is thought  that tho visit of Prince Victor Napoleon to Paris may lead to a Coup d'  Etat.  GOVERNOR OF CRETE  Prince George of Greece sailed yesterday from Canea for Crete to om-  sume tho duties of governor.  AFRICA  Major McDonald has established  posts in Africa from Uganda to Lake  Rudolph.  MASSACRE OF PRIESTS AND CONVERTS  According to despatches from Shanghai the rabels have seized the town of  Chung-Yang. They have most ruthlessly massacred the priest and over  one hundred converts.  LA GRIPPE  New York, December   20.���������The   epidemic of la grippe is rapidly increasing in the city of New York.    .'  COMMISSION ADJOJJRNED  Washington,      December      20.���������The  High Joint Commission adjourned yesterday until January next.  ���������   FAILED TO NEGOTIATE  Peru and the    United    States   have  failed      to    negotiate     a    reciprocity  treaty.  LUCKY HOBSON  Kansas City, December :0.���������Hobson  arrived iu Kansas City yesterday and  was acorded a public reception at the  Coatss house, where hundreds of women anel girls kissed him.  EVACUATION OF FASHODA  Loudon.    December    20.���������Marchand  marched out of Fashoda on December  11th.  MINISTERIAL RESIGNATIONS  Madrid, December   20.���������It - is semiofficially   announced    in Madrid   that  Alio Spanish ministeis will place their  resignation in the hands of the-Queen  Regent during the day.-  DREYFUS TO RETURN  . Paris,-December 20.���������Le Soir reports  that Drcvfus will leave Cayenne on  January 3rd. and that he Is expected  to arrive in Paris about the end of  that month.   '  GETTING NERVOUS  The French government will not allow those interested in the defense of  Dreyfus to have access to the secret  documents in the case."  llll- i������  ARREST      CF.    THE1'     STUART-  BURN .MURDERER  Indecent Assault ��������� Store Robbery at  Forrest���������The White Pass Railway-  Telegraphers' Dispute���������Rich Ore  Dominion -.City, December ']-.���������  Simeon Czudy was arrested here on  Sunday Tor tho Sf.iartbitrn murder,  ".he arrest'was    made    by    Detective  British embassy. in.Washlngton, .is a Pnv f,7mly  ���������sa,in. a  .full  .statement  student, and It is stated by his family and couCessionF '\mt Uie  police refuse  that he Is insane through over stuay     ,,-,, ��������� f.������������������     ���������  .u lnnrnn,i   i,nw-  and the failure to pass the examina-  ANOTHER     -STRIKu,      ON  LONDON, ONT.  IN  SIFTINGS  Lord and Lady Minto are in Toronto.  General Fltzhugh Lee and staff have  arrived at Havana.  Pleas Goin, tho Kentucky outlaw,  -���������was yesterday lynched by a mob.  A canal is projected from Lake  Mighican to Lake Superior.  Mahdi Dinln. the" Arabian chief is  leading a serious rebellion in Yamen.  The ashes Julius Cassar have beon  discovered in the Forum at Rome.  The funeral of Miss C. Hough who  tiled on Thursday niglit at thc Holy  Cross hospital after a lingering illness,  will take place from St, Mary's church  ���������on Monady morning next at 9 o'clock.  King Oscar of Sweden    Is seriously  111.  Madame Dreyfus is stated to bo  -seriously 111-  Leprosy is rapidly? increasing in  Russia. '���������!("'  Several of the Russian provinces arc  suffering from famine. ...  The Anti-Anarchist conference has  been a success.  A French expedition Is going up the  Yang-tse-Kiang river.  Jarnegan, the. extractor of' gold  from sea water has sent his liupea  ?70,000.  any information. It is learned, however,-, that ths murderer walked one  n. ilo. bare "footed, to commit the crime,  and after a friendly smoke intimidated his victim into giving ��������� up his  pocket book containing lf50. The  prisoner will be taken to Winnipeg  today.  INDECENT A3..AULT  Ottawa, December lib���������Dr. Mackay,  cf I'apineaiivllle, was on Saturday  found guilty on a charge of indecent  css-ault at Hull. Mrs. Harrison was  the complainant. Sentence will be  pronounced today.  TELEGRAPHIES'   DISPUTE  .���������Toronto. December 10.���������There is no  change in the Grand Trunk    rallway  ti'lftgrr.phei's difficulty.  RUBBERY AT FOREST  Winnipeg.  Uecsniher 19.���������Some unknown person suceetclcd   In    stealing  ? i,000    from    the    storo     of    W.    A.  King at Forest. Man.  THE WHITE PASS RAILWAY  One thousand Italians are en route  lo work on the White Pass rail war.  THE MIKADO MINE  Winnipeg,  December 19.���������Gold    ore  to the value of ?25.000 per ton   has  been struck In the Mikado mine, Lake  of the Woods. o  PARLIAMENTARY^  Ottawa, December 17.���������Tho Citizen hazards the opinion that Parliament will be callled for a two Months-  session about the middle of January.  COMMERCILAL TRAVELLERS  Montreal, December 17.���������At tlie  annual   meeting  ot   tne    commercial  Travellers association in Montreal cn  Saturday evening Mav Murdock was  elected president, Chas. Gurney. Jas.  Robertson, A. Tfsalvin and G. Lelc-  bro wero elected members or the committee.  A Quebeccr's Confidence in Dr.Chase's  Catarrh   Cure���������Give   Relief  at  Once ,He Says  Danville. P.Q., April 9. '93.  Edmansou Bates & Co. Toronto:  Dear Sirs: Enclosed find ?1 for ~_  dozen boxes of >Dr. Chase's Catarrh  Cure. Please send them at once.  Every patient using it says. "It Is an  excellent cure, gives relief at once."  Jas. Mason. Gen'l Merchant.  Danville, P. Q.  The Stuartburu Murderer , Attempts   to  Commit     Suicide���������War     Munition  Arrives at Halifax  Montreal, December 20.���������The Conservatives gained a notable victory  vesterdav in the election of Arthur  i-'lante. to fill the vacancy for Beau-  harnois, Province of Quebec. .Plante  defeated Wilfrid Mercier, Llberai can-  _dldato. Jiy_a'roajority of 53 votes.  The Liberals elected members in" Mis-] .  sissauoi,  Levis,  and Vercheres.  Toronto, December 20.���������Gold has  been discovered in Lanark county,  Ontario.  INCREASING   TRADE  Owen Sound',  December  20. ��������� The  general traije of Owen Sound has very  considerably increased during the past  season. <���������  MOLSONS  BANK,  WINNIPEG  -������������������  Winnipeg,   December  20.���������Mr.   Phc-  poe,   manager   of   the   Molsons  bank  in Winnipeg, has been transferred ti  Trenton, Ont. t  WAR MATERIAL ARRIVED   '  ��������� Halifax,  December 20.���������Very    largo  epiantltlcs  of  ammunition  and    guns  have arrived  for the use of  Halifax  ond Esquimau.  ON  THE  BANKS  OF  THE  YUKON  The .Merchant'.,  bank    of    Halifax  will establish branches on the Yukon.  ANNUITY  Montreal, December 20.���������XV. C.  McDonald  of  Montreal,  has  settled    an  annuity  on the widow  of  Klngsforcl,  the historian.  ANOTHER STRIKE  London.    December    20.���������  Another  strike of the street car employees is  threatened.  TELEGRAPHER'S TROUBLES  Toronto.    December    20.���������  General  Manager Hays,  cf the Grand    Trunk  railway  recognizes  the  railway   telegraphers, anel will examine into their  complaints.  STUARTBURN MURDER  Winnipeg. December 20.���������C-siiby.who  confessed to the Galician murder, attempted to commit suicide yesterday  when benig conveyed here yesterday.  Ho is now incarceraed In the provincial  jail.  TELEGRAPHIC CRUMBS  The Argentine wheat crop has been  seriously injured by frost.  _Xhe Spaniards   at   Iloile   are   surrounded by insurgents.  Queen Victoria expresses an earnest  desire for peace.  President   Alonzo,   of Bolivia,   has  taken the field against the rebels  The Fori and Countess of Aberdeen  lisieci ."'ire. Gladstone at Hawarden  Castle on November 23rd.  Edward Farrer, newspaper correspondent, came as far as Medicine Hat  f.'riday and went over the Crow's  Nest.  Viscount Hampden will resign tlio  Governorship of New South Wales In  February next, and return to England  in March.  A sentence of imprisonment for  life was passeel on a man for attempting tri wreck a train on thc Midland railway In England.  Mr. Hay says the Philippine "open  door" means that the American tariff  enforced there will operate cuually  against all nations, including tho  United States.  Canada's interests are in danger of  being crushed at Washington between  the upper millstone of British goodwill and the nether millstone of American greed.���������Toronto Telegram.  ���������llio Uliineso government nave received three separate offers of financial assistance for improving the navigation of the Yellow river. None ot  these offers come from British  syndicates.  In the opinion of a Toronto exchange  "Mv Lord-Herschell appears to think  that Canadians should be proud and  glad to let him grease his way to Immortality with their country's most  sacred interests.  The Times of November 25th says  T-ado is increasing* by leaps and  bounds in Canada. The aggregate  trade for the last four months exceeds the amount- in the samc period  of last year by $10,000,000.  The Archbishop of Canterbury, as  president of the Naional Temperance  League, has issued, dated from Lambeth Palace, a preliminary invitation  to thc national and international  temperance organizations throughou:  the world for a "World's Temper-  Major Forzinetti, who was the director of the Cherclie Midi prison at  the time of the arrest of Dreyfus, and  who lost, his place because he publicly  stated that the prisoner's attitude at  tlie time seemed to be that of an innocent man, has accepted the post of  Minister of Finance of Monaco.  t  ... Lord Lansdown speaking-at Ply,-  mouth, England, on November 17th.  said the Tsar's peace proposal shoulel  r.oi. be received in" a.cynical spirit,  although' Great Britain woultl not  consent to tie herself 'down not to  build warships or rearm her defences  i.ithout the consent of the powers.  'j ne bubonic-plague seems destined  to spread. Most, elaborate anel thorough precautions have been taken by  Prince Oldenburg against it spreading  In Central Asia. Down to November  4th out of 357 inhabitants of the vll-  1. ge of'Anzob. in the province of Samarkand, 233 hael died, and 14 remained  on the sick list.  The bust rc'cnllypurchasecl by the  Russian ambassador at Madrid���������the  Christ with tho bluo , oyes���������is pronounced by expert., to be the work of  either Dohatello or Michael Angelo.  The discovry has created quiet a. sensation in tho world of art. A photograph has been sent .o Her Majesty  Queen Victoria,, who hns expressed'* a  wish to have it copied.  The Madrid correspondent of tho  Standard reports great anxiety on the  part of tbo Spanish' government owing to what ?.-���������> lie-ilrvrd" to be the  Carlist ni'cp.ii at ion for_n rising. Don  Carlos it is exntctcd will soon issue  a manifesto. Tie is bslieved to be in  Ai_<_"ia with bis f,nn. and his movements, a.-, well as tlioso of other Carl-  ist leaders arc bein~~ closely   watched.  According to Iha.pi'CFs association  there is lo I ������ established a new service  of  s'er.-inrs  beween   Great  Brtt-  ot  ~iu iind Cj-.-'iila, with n paving  about, (wo elays,'tind in distance -of  if..) r.-llcs, as cem-iT.rc-.l with the Liv-  ci-pr.ol. route. The port of departure  in the British side is Milford Haven  nnd the port of destination Is to bo  r.isbeblac, whence the railway will  e-arry goods and, passengers to Montreal. - * .      *  A Calgarian who is on a visit to llie  Western States writ's: "So far I  have, met no one who can talk of anything but the affairs of the United  States. Even the papers contain only  small paragraphs of foreign news. The  whole ronveisation is about voting  some' ticket' and preparing for tho  next election, lt seems they have  voting of some kinel going on every  month. I should never feel nt homo  here."  r  Thc steamer Deutehlunil, now bttllel-  mg ror tne iiamiini'g-Anierican into  at Breelln, will be the largest passenger Bteamer afloat. The vessel  will have, length (Kill feel, breath of  07 feet, r.and a depth of -14 feet. For  (he electric: lighting she will have five  dynamos, will be equipped with 2'J  iife boats. Her engines will represent  .1.000 horse" power, and her average  i-peed will be 2c. miles per hour. It  is expected she will be launched some  time about next May.  The Dominion Presbyterian has  made its first appearance. The new  paper is published by Mr. C. Blacken  Robinson, the founder and conductor  for over 20 years of The Canada  Presbyterian. It is the announced Intention of the publisher to make the  Dominion Presbyterian second to  none as the representative religious  rewspaper of the Presbyterian Church  In Canada. The first Issue gives pro-  irinenco to wholesome and intcrsting  reading for old and young; presents  Ihe missionary nctiiilies of the church'  in an attractive manner: gives a proper place to the important work bclnc;  done by the Young People's Societies  and furnishes an up-to-date paper in  all departments. During 1S99 Tho  r-ominion Presbyterian will publish a  number of specially valuable papers,  written by prominent ministers an-I  Itymcn.    In order    that    the    widest  Printed  ttcr Hi ads  Note'Heads  UillTji 1;  Statements  Envelopes  Business   Cards  Visiting Cards  - Programmes  Menu Cards  "Wedding Cards  Memorial Cards  InvitatiouCards  Receipts  Drafts  Cheques  ���������  Stock    ~  ��������� Cei-tiGcates  -Show-Cards���������-���������-  Books or  "    Pamphlets  Folders  Debentures  Binding of  nny kind    jl  ^mrnwrnrnffrmmmmmm-ftfrnm?  I   THE MOLSONS BANK  ������  ������  ������  IXCORI'OKATED  BY   ACT Of   I *A III.UMBXT, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL  PAID UP CAPITAL      ... -      I82.00O.0OO  KE=')" FUND .....      81,600.000  EDIHEi.TOKS:   W.M. Mi 11.1ns .Macpii"*. ���������-.>���������������, l'r_ siil.-nt:  S.  II. Iiwi>0, Vice Pruldmt;  ._ XV. M. Kam-av, SjOIL-M. I'im.ky. Hf.iby aiu-iiiiiai.ii, J. I". I'Litc-noiix,  II. -M tllKI.AV.) MOLCiM.  F. WoKi-Kitm.- 'I'liCMA-, eiciiernl Manager.  A Korci il banking businu.--transacted.     Interest allowed at current  ^ r������i''" J. D. MOLSON.      .   <  K* ��������� Managiii, I{KVEi__ro_a, B.C.  ?i._-ii..---_^ii.__UiUi_^^  ������  ������  ������  THE JVUJ_IJ_G EXCJiMGE  FRONT STREET, Ri VELSTOKE  Best $1.00 a ''ay limine in town.  Tb..- bar is supplied wilh the ln"~t lira uds of "Wines,  Liquoi-j   ami    (JiK~ir-~.  d. V," PEGK.S, Manager.  fiUS LU.ND Proprietor  F. JMJIRTY  .Wholesale and Retail Dealer in.  PRI.ME BEEF, PORK,  ,M13TT0<N .MD- SJ-llDSJlGE  .Fish   and   Cianie   in    Season.       Markets   at   Kevelstoke, \  .Itevelstoke Station, Nakusp, Tiout. Lake City, and Ferguson.--'*  Columbia House  The   largest'hotel   in   lown.  -    Centrally   -located ���������  Choice   Wine'",   Liquors   aDd  Cigars.'    ���������  .    ".--...  ��������� Best    accommodation: Rates    $1"   .per  . day"<?  Brown & Pool,. Proprietors  iif.<t *  REVELSTOKK  1*,. I  at  ORIENTAL  Large  light  bed   rooms.  Table   furnished   with  the choicest, the market  affords.      Best    Wines'-  Liquors  ' and      Cigars'  yi.tiO it dav.     Monthly race.*'*"-1-  J. ALRERT STONE, Proprietor.'   :  THE PIONEER LI-VERY  Feed and Sale Stable of the Lardeau and Tront I_ake Distriot  -?_  i_������-___^������figrB~  *������*r:a___j������.  Saddle    and     Pack    Horsra  always for hire. - '" '  v I- 1      .  Im cightinp-  and   Teaming ' a .  specialty.       . ,  Daily Si.-i_.-c leaves Thomson's   Lmdini;  every morning at 7'o'clock  for Trout Lake City.   For pai'tietil.-ii> uiii.  ,. CRAIG to HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing.  A  G  nnn  To <-r>i"!irp 'o ;e of those desirable   lots  CIlt-AL- e.n  the C.  & K.  Steam Navi-J  galion Company's site.  limit    wieit    (ill    the   boom- eo tries  . oui-..--av. but UO'Y XOW.     .-.,..   __..  CHANGE  HAIG &'CRAGE-  Sole Agents.  CHURCH DIRECTORY.  MKTIIOD 1ST ��������� CHURCH ��������� Ilevelatokn.  Preaching services at II a.m. ar.d 7:30  p.m.. l-'liics meeting at tlie clnso of the  mnrnl-K fcrviec. mbbath Schonl and Bible  CLips nr. 2:"_0 n.in. Weekly prayer mcctuiic  every Wednesday cvoiiini. at 7:30 p.m. Tlio  pubjearo cordially invited.   Sella free.  .   .ItEV. 8. J. THU.Ml'abN. Pa .or.  Qlt ANYTHING in the line of  JOB PRINTING. ,ir you do  you can be furnished with the  same by Till'- HKRALD. "We  carry a greater assoitment of  paper, Envelopes, Cards, Etc,than  any other ������ establishment in  North Kootenay, and can give  ?atisi action in  Quality  Promptness  and Price.  Prices aud samples   furnished ou  application.      Address  me   fllUKCH OF ENGLAND���������St. IMer'ii  ^ Hevcl.toko Hours of service:' Evening  prayor dolly nt A o'clock, "ridays at ~:30.  buiidnya and Feetivnle: Holy Communion at,  n.in.. morning pruyor nt. II. Sunday School  nml lllble CIi-hb nl 2:_'l. evcclnK pray tr nt 7_W.  First Sun .ay ln tlio month Holy Communion  al morolnK servlr.-s.  FKANJC A. FOUD. Vlciir.  PKESHYTEUIAN CHUHCH-Itcycl-toko.  Hervice ever) Hiimiity tit It _.���������]. und 7_>J  p.m. liib'e CltB.1 nt 2:.*i0 p.m., to which  bll ero welcome. I'ruycr iccetlng nt b p.hi,  every Wednesday.  EEV. T. MKNZIES. Pastor.  What Po You  0  Want in Shoes ���������.  . If you. witt a (food Minora' Shoe come  D. .lecklm.  If you wont a (food Prospectors' Btaoe e una  10 D  Jcnkin.4. -   -   -  Shooo ar.il Harness repaired oo ths el efUat  notice. Ail lino. of= work kept in ttosk  at prices to suit n'i.  D.JENKINS  First Street, one block from the Imperial  Il-ok oi Canada,  Revelstoko Station, a. ts.  ROMAN   CATHOLIC   CHURCH���������Kevelstoko.     Mush   llrut nnd third Sundays in  month at 10:30 a m.  ItEV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������Meetings every night  In their hall on Front Street.   Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 1658.  Regular meetings are held In tho  Oddfellows' Hall on the seoond and  fouith Wednesdays of each month  at 7:30 p.m. Viaitlog brethren  cordlallv invited.  Dr. T. Ji __>, -V. 31.: T. J. Grahams, Rcc. Sec  W.U. Birney, Fin. Sec;   U.S. Wil������on. Treas.  i possllilo circulation may be    had    nt  The Havana police    force is to he j onre, the   publisher has    defiled    to  modelled after the one in KewYork  st   R...      missionary, have  one in KewYork.     j 0ft-or ,jie Dominion Presbyterian from  The charges against   Rev.   Janamy   now until  1st January 1S00,  for one  and tbe Armenian  not heen proven  , dollar.     Addie~*s: S.'e;. St. James St..  I Montreal, or 5 Jordan St., Toronto.  kevelstoke Herald  Revelstoke, B. (.  Court   Mt   Begbie,  I.O.F.. N0.3461.  Meets In tho Oddfellows' Hnll cm the  2nd and Ith Friday* of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited lo  attend.  .1. B. Scott. C. R.  . J. L. Smilli. lt  S.  Tfoe Vepnon Soda  Water Works  M. J- O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  Manufactu-er nf Soda -Water. 31nsor  Aio, Sarsaprilla and all Soft Drink*.  A full supply kept in stock at _f������-  Carty's  Cold Storage, whare orders,  can be left. aJO-sw-tf  L. JI. FRETZ  Contpaetop and Buildep;  Shop opposite Imperial Bank.  Workmanship Ou  Terms Gash  ({eveSstoKe  Hospital  Maternity Hoom i.i connection.  Vaccine   kept    ou   hand.  ��������� Drs McKechnie  and  Jeffs, Attendants.  REVELSTOKE  lip WORKS..  Blacksmithine* Jobbine,  Plumbing.. Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithine  Sheet Iron "Work  Machinery Repaired      "  Miniqg Work a Specia!ty~_______  ROBT. GORDON  Rovolstoke  Statiot}. -J-WS-BE".  f-TOYB  i Of   A    Kinds'  I  D6LLS!   D0LLS ! I  I Cf All Sizes and Prices  |        JAPANESE WARE  A {rood variety Just opened, and in  lacl  everything   suitable  for  llrm  elMi Xni&s presents can he found tit  the  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  *'������ Mackenzie Avenue.  A Merry Christmas to all.  .1. Edwiirclb' now hotel is now open  to the; pulilic.  Aliss Alice Northey leaves for her  Inline in ltossland on  Tuesday  morn-  illR.  The Itevelstohe Hockey Club leaves  in the morning Tor Golden. Success  hoys.  Mrs. Tii. Hutchison left for ltosslancl  this luiirninn to spend Ohristnms with  her husband.  The Itevelstoke (lun Club will bold a  rifle shoot on Monday at 10 n.in.:  sweepstakes.  ���������Tl") THK IiADIKK OF KEVELSTOKE���������  There will lie nn art nceilli; class  started at Mrs. Lawson's, ceinmieiicing  .lun. 41 h. 1SIK). Childrens' class on  Saturday of each week after the 1st. of  tho year.  LOCAL AND GENERAL   NEWS  ��������� 0:30 at the Vic. for a sandwich.  ���������Tom <& Jerry at the Mining  Exchange.  Mrs. F. Archer, of Calgary, is in  town, the guest, of Mrs. A. Johnson.  Monday, being.i holiday, the stores  eiud places of business will be closeel,  D. Alton was in town yesterday  from the Glacier making his 'Xmas  purehases.  Alex. I-tie-as, Conservative organizer  fur the party, was in' town last evening on bis way back from Toronto.  Christ mas dinner'.will be served to  the guests of the Hotel llevelstoke at  4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon (Sunday).  Const. Mcltae returned from Kamloops on Thursday, where he placed  prisoners in the care of the jailer of  the Provincial jail. '  " Peace on earth, eh?"'growled old  Crusty to his- wife the day after Xmas.  "Peace on earth, eh? .And you  bought that boy a drum I"  ���������To Kent���������Hhndesia Restaurant���������  Applv to the proprietress on the  primuses, coiner of Oi-teui avenue and  Second street, Itevelstoke Station.  II. P. Howden, photographer, has  opened up in business at Golden. He  ���������will make Revelstoke a visit once in  - uwhile. Mr. Howden always docs as  lie says he will do: give firstclass work  nt reasonable rates.  Do not forget tho babies, the girls  and boy?, wives and sweethearts,  fathers "and mothers, but see to it that  there is fchdc token of love and friend-  riiip for them this Christmas. The  htores are open each evening until 10  p.m. ���������    .        '  ���������To Kent���������Rhodesia Restaurant.���������  Apply to tbe prevpi'ictress on the  premisei". corner of Orton avenue and  Second street, Revelstoke Station.  The niei-charitsreport business brisk  during the -past few days and the  nuinber of Christmas purchasers'from  nii'.~ado points large. A visit to the  different stores uf an evening is one of  lioLli pleasure and encouragement to  all, as evidence' of. the gladsome  season.  To Rent  A First-Class 9-Kiiiiniert House on First Street  about 1\7, Mocks West Jruiii tlie. Imperial Hunk.  Apply tor particulars to L. A. I-'ketz, Revelsloke* Station.  Wanted  A position us Hotel Manager and Bookkeeper, has hnd good experience and can give  good references.   Applv Hkiiai.d Ollice.  DON'T  Hack and Cough.  "Your* Life Away  A TjITI'IjK DAMP  A I_1TTI_1_ COLD  A I-iIXTI-iE COUGH  A BIGGER COUGH  A SORER THROAT  IN THE CHEST  ON THE LUNGS  PNEUMONIA  FEVERS  CONSUMPTION  The  WAY  THEY  A 1.1.  IIISGIN  CHECK  IT  NOV/  WITH..  Dr. Mackenzie-s English  Cough Balsam '  T will liave In n fu.r days thc biggest p.iul tics  selected stoek of   new 'Xmas Goods-  Toys, Fancy Stationery,  Rooks,  Ete., ever shown in town.  GEO. F, GTJRTIS  '���������THE _. RUGGIST,"  Successor lo the Mel). A. W. Co,,  REVELSTOKE STATION,      - . li. C.  1 (Mrs. K.   Hayes.  " Mary Mark well  of Regina), visited Rcvelstol-S this  week as the guest of Mrs. If). McCrrthy.  Mnrv Mark well is doing a write-up of  the -CooU'nay country for ihe Van-  ronviT World, being a special correspondent of that paper as also a contributor to the. Winnipeg Free  Press.  Mr. Fred Manning of the Sash .ami  Door Factory, left lust night on a  -mc_,t interesting mission. Fred will  have tbe best wishes nf liis many  friends for himself and his honnfe  bride who meets him nt Calgary,  where the marriage i-eienioiiy will lie  performed. Tliey ni.iy be expected in  Kevelstoke shortly.  A letter on the protection of the  rivpr hank and containing some  __pr act i c a Lh i n t s_.pl ___to__th_e_a_d v istibil i t v  of immediate action on the pTirt tif  the government along the. line of  economy in the work from the pen of]  Mr. T. .7. Grahame,-is held over until  next Wednesday's issue, owing to the  pressure on our spare occasioned by  extra Christinas advertising.  The C.P.R. has -innbuuced that  round trip tickets at single fare rate  will   be   sold   between   till   Kootenay  Fmints south of and ir.elucling Nakusp,  mm she i_0tli to the 20th instant,  iuclui-ivc. Such tickets are g*jod for  rpturn until January 1." Round trip  tickets will also be*' sold under the  same rii'iiditiniiK on D"e-einli~u* If) and  TII. and Jan. 1st. which will also lie  Rood for return until January l.  ������������������('an you tell ine what s.*,rt. of  w. ath������~r ive may expect next month?"  wrote a siib-ei-ilie������i'tn the editor of a  paper, anil the editor replied as foi-  lows: "It is my h. lief that the wcath-  fr next month will be very much like  your Mih-cription." Tlin inquirer  '���������wonder, el fnr an hour what the editor  wns driving at.' when he happened to  think of the worel "unsettled." H"  sent in the required amount the next  day.  An exrli.ins^ tells about a bright old  f-inner up north who Iih1* heen experimenting by mixing a little sawdust  with th<~ meal be feel to his chickens.  The chickens did well on the mixture,  yo he finally fed them on sawdust  altogether. After awhile, be set one  of the hens on thirteen eggs and  waiteei for the results. Last week she  hatched the eggs and twelve of the  rhirkens had wooden legs and tlie  other was a woodpecker.  The Cascade Maple Leaf after a  ��������� bripf existence, of about a month, has  ceased publication. R. M. Ne-sbitt,  r>ne of ihe proprietors, in a letter to  one of tbe Herald staff, orives the  particulars of the sad en ling as  follows: " Vou no douht know ere  .this that lbe Maple Leaf died. The  ���������wcAtlier bas li.-e-n *o cold that it ivith-  - reel to decay. It. wasn't mir fault, we  done everything within our power to  ".pep it as'warm ,-is nossible, but you  know good things always, die young."  Anil it r.-inie: lo pass that after be  .hatl ndvertised his goods there came  ������������������into him great multitudes from all  tbp rccinns round nbout si ml did buy  of him. And when his competitors  taw it they marveled among theni-  gelvcs, baying : "How be it that ttrs  iii.ii i_ busy, while we loaf about our  door;-?" And he spake unto them,  saving: "Verily, verily. I say unto  you. in lhis fast age of push and rustle,  it iy - HMer for a camel to enter the  ������-ye of .1 ncc-dle than for a husines.-  . man to fiouriEli ���������-vithoiit, advertising."  - - 1595 -  FRESH CONFECTIONERY  AND FRUIT  I beg to inform parents  and friends who are shopping  this week for supplies for Santa  Clans that 1 have just opened  up a fresh and complete supply  of '���������-.-_  CHOICE CANDIES"  Taney and Plain  ORANGES  APPLES  NUTS  ETC.  Call  anil   see  the Christmas  tree to be given away on Xmas  eve.     All purchasers of "goods  this week will have a cli.iui-e Of  ���������   winning.  /aesteee:  Maekcnzie Ave.���������Opposite  fi. Iloivson'..  Blame  Your Feet  "The Leading Store."  No bluster, no fuss, Just busiuess, that's all.  We have a Large Stock of Fancy Dry  Goods suitable for the  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 $5.00 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  Take Advantage of This Clothing Sale  HOLIDAY GOODS  Thousands   of  Articles Suitable for this  - season of the year.  MENS' FURNISHINGS  A Great Assortment at the  Post  Office  Store.    Miners' Clothing Particular-/.  BOOTS AND SHOES  To Fit Every Foot and Suit any  Taste  at mostly any price you wish to pay.  11 MENS' GLOVES  *���������* The Biggest Assortment in  town at all  prices.   Good serviceable working mens',  gloves at 50 cents a pair.   Try a pair.  F.B.WELLS  Post Office Store.  1  1  Haig  &  Crage  Notaries Public,  Sole Agents for  {Revelstoke  ^^ Townsite  MINING,  FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE  WHITE, GWILLIM & SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public, &c.  Taylor Block, McKoiulo Ave., IlcvclsteiKc Sta.  Monev to Limn.  W.White, Q.C. .1. M.S-i'Ott, H.A.. I.I-.Ii.  F. I��������� Gwllllni.  HARVEY   &   M.CARTER,  Barristers,   Solicitors,    Etc.  Solicitor Ior Imperial Dunk ot Canada.  Company funds to lonn at 8 per cent.  *    Office.:   Molsons Bunk Block.  First Street,   Revelstoke Station,   B. C.  DENTISTRY  Notice  is herebv given that application  "     Li  '  NOTICE   ..   ���������      ..  will be made to lhe Legislative Assembly ol  the Ftovince ol British Columbia at its next  session, Ior an Act to incorporate a company  with power to construct, equip, maintain anil  operate a standard or narrow guage railway  Irom some point at or near Eevclstoke, thenee  in a northerly direction bv the most feasible  route through the valleys of tho Columbia,  Canoe, Fraser and Parmilp rivers, to the Mill  TAYLOR BLOCK,  ncKENZ'.E AVE.  arallel of latitude, thunce to the northerly  "   ry ot the ���������province to a point on or near  the Liard Kiver, or westerly by the most feas  ible route to a point on the northerly boundary at or near Atlin Lake; with power to construct branch lilies from any point on the  main Hue, or anv its branches; with power to  build, own, equip, operate ami maintain  steaam and other vessels, boats, wharfs, docks  anil buildings in connection therewith; and  to build, equip, operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines in connection with  the said railway and branches; and to make  traffic or other arrangements with railway,  steam boat or other Companies and for all  other usual and necessary powers, rights or  privileges In that behalf.  Dated this 29 th day of November, 1808.  O". A. St. G. HAMEKKLEY,  Solicitor for Applicants.  S8-0-l-0t  Notice  THE LANARK CONSOLIDATED MINING AND  SMELTING CO. Limited Liability, 11 companv  incorporated under the Companies j\ct, 18'Hi,  hereby gives notice that In accordance, with  thc provisions of such Aci it intends on the  31st day ol December, 1808, to remove its Head  Oflice (from Vancouver, In the i'rovlnt'e of  Uritish Columbia) to llevelstoke, in the Province of Uritish Columbia.  EDGAR A. BENNETT,  Goneral Malinger and Secretary.  November Wth, 189S.  Notice of Application  DR.  EDMONDS,  (Successor to Dr Malhison.)  Teeth extracted painless.   Dentistry in all its  brauchl'S.     Oillee  ovor   the  Canada Drug &  nook Co.s' store.  ROBERT SAMSON  _  Wood Dealer and Drayman.  Draying and delivery work aspeela'tv. Teams  always ready on shortest not lee. Contracts for  Jobbing taken. __-__~-Agent for the Standard  OH Company.  y  if they ache, it's the  fault of your "shoer."  Get your next pair  from aman thatknows  his business. Shoeing  is our business and  we know-all branches  of it, from A to Z.  Try us; we'll prove  it. Our best in men's  at present are stylish,  durable, up-to-date,  good fitting, etc. If  you aro wanting anything in this line it  will pay you to drop  in and sec our great  assortment .  .   .  Hoot*, mill shoes rnadc to order as usual  <j. _J. BLAND,  Front St., Revelstoke.  'f\  i_jV  1T  ii.  W  1  Notice  NOTICE IS D.EREBY GIVEN that an application will be made to the Legislative Assembly  of the Province of Uritish Columbia itt its next  next session for an Act to incorporate a company with power to construct, equip, operate  by any kind or kinds of motive power and  maintain a single  or double track tramway,  or either a standard or narrow guage railway  for the conveying of passengers or freight from  some  point "at   or    near   Kevelstoke, on  the  Columella River; thence in a northerly direction, following the vallev of the Columbia and  Canoe Rivers upstream by the most feasible  route on either sido of thc said Columbia and  (.lauoo Rivers to the 53rd parallel of latitude  and with power to construct, equip,' operate  and maintain branch lines and all necessary  roads, bridges, ways,  ferries, wharves, docks  coal bunkers, unci with power to build, own,  equip, operate and maintain steam and other  vessels and boats In connection 'therewith and  operate the same on anv navigable waters and  goncrallv carry on ihe business of transportation, and with power to build, equip, operate  and maintain Telegraph and TelephoneLincs-  in connection   with   the  said   tramway,   and  branches for transmission of messages for the  public, and to acquire water rights to supply  uulcror water power, and tu generate electricity for the  supplying of light,   heat and  power as v.ell for tlieir own use as to sell and  supply to the public, and with power 10 carry  on a business of 11 __.tini._i_:. Smelting anil Re-  linina   '"oiupnnv,    and   to   construct,  equip,  operate, or to turn to account or sell or otherwise dispose of mines, smellers, and refineries;  to acquire, hold and dispose of mining lands,  mining   riglui.   coal     lands,    timber  lands,  timber claims, surface rights cr privileges, or  other perr-onal property; nnd with power to  expropriate lanels for the purposes 01 the proposed Tramway and to acquire lands, bonuses,  privileges or oilier aids from any Government,  or persons, or bodies corporote nnd to make  trallic or  other anaugenieuttf with railways,  steamboats or other companies; with power to  build wagon roads to be used iu the construction of siieh tramwav or any advance of the  ~samcami-t.i-levy~ai"i.l .collect-loll1"-from_all  persons u'-liig and of freight passing over any  of such roads, w ith all oiher rights, powers, or  privileges as mav be necessary or Incidental or  condnoi.o  to  the  attainment ol  the above  objects or anv of them.  BRADI-.UK*".', DUMBLETON & 1NNES,  Solicitors for Applicants.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., December 7th, 1898.  SUITABLE GIFTS  FOR 'XMAS  PRESENTS  -:"T: ���������  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  DELR HK.MiP.  iiiniis, animai__". r.tc.  Preserved  and   Mounted  Third St. East of Schoolhouse  yi^<c^^.^:i^^^^J^'^^^^������'&'X^^  Louisville Restaurant  opposite C'ouri-ier's.  Meiils seivcil  sit .-ill hours, ilny  or niglit.  Antonl neSachci, Proprietor.  ������S2"___3*_<2_!''_''^**aX^ii-ai22'i*j-_->.  CHAS. J. AMAN'S  Cn������e Pipes, r.Pi., Meerschaum Piper.  e;igar ar.d Cigarette e*n-*cs, Ambr hi.iI  Meerschaum Pipes, Cigar aud Cigarette  Holders,  !   Scientific   Books   on   Mining  Leather Money Purses, Banjoi. Guitars,  Violin", Mandolin", Autol.i-.rps and  Vapor Baths.  ** DRAYING X|  TEAMING  I  as  1  S-fJicial ft J 5: for Moving FurnlLure  ������������    PETTIPIECE & VAN  _3-  PKOPKIETORS.  c,orj\ Dry Hard Wood Kor Sale   .  m  CHRISTMAS.  ^3-������  Turkeys  Geese,  Fresh Oysters, Fish and Game  J.RHULL 8c OO.  The Top Notch  of Style  ll i" not always the rnoot tasty after nil;  p nritirrs shapi and build ir.iiHt be eon-  si-lcr'! d.  A fuller is not a good taller nnleas he  kiu.ws what sort of cut will look thc  most stylish on a tall or short person,  tli*; .'nt inno or th.i lenn. Anel the pattern of the goods tliein^clies is another  ii.pori.int thing to decide.  We arc pcrfcntly familiar wltVntrtlie  Icj-hrncnl point-i in tailoring. Onr e>x-  pcrteitro and knowledge r.f cloth Is at  the service of the public. Our garments  ������ are u'lnt "ii'l tasty.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  ROsr.nr.nitY, saliibi;iiy, aksenic, impkxial. and  COItO.VlTIOS .MINKIIAI. CLAIMS AND TIIK  r.Ml'IRi:, KtXODOM AND JVllIUCEr_AC."TK_-_L  -MtNEI'.AI, CI.IIJIS  Situate in the Hevelstokc Mining Division of  West Kootenay District. Where located 011 the  North l-'ork of Carnes Creek, Big Ileiid.l  TAKK NOTIC.E TIIAT1, Krancls J. O'Reilly,  of Silverton, B.C., ns agent for the Carnes  Crock Consolidated Oold Mines, Limited, Free  Miner's Certificate No. (11,872, intend, sixty  days from the dnte hereof to apply to the  Mining Recorder for certilieate* of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown  grants of the above claims.  And further take notice that, action under  "eetion t!7, must be commenced "before the  Issunncoof such cnrtlHeates of Improvements,  Dated this luth day of October, 1898.  Nov. 1���������!)t KRANC1S .I. O'REILLY.  R, S. Wilson-  -City Tailor  Tenders Wanted  SKAI.ED TENDERS will bo received up to  December _������nel, 1803, by the undersigned  assignee e.f the Estate of FRANK VANDALL,  an insolvent, for the purchase of the_IIousc-  I10I1I and Hotel Furniture and Fixtures, the  stoek of Wines, Liquors and ClK"-"" ind the  Interest of the Insolvent in Lot-Four, Block  Three. llevelstoke, B.C.. and the buildings  erected thereon known as tho Gold Hill Hotel.  Tenders will bo received for the whole  property In one. parcel or separate "parcels as  may Irfi desired.  jV full Inventory of the property and written  copies of thc terms and conditions of sale and  the title deeds effecting the real estate may be  rein at lhe ofTlec of tbe Assignee nt Kevelstoke,  B.C., on application.   ..  ' ., .GEO. XV. HEAIIH,  Id-It .< Assignee.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that application  will be made to the'Legislative Assembly of  the Province of British Columbia, at its next  session for an j\.ct incorporating the British  Columbia Electrical Supply Company, Limited.  The objects for which the Company Is to he  established and the rights and powers sought  to be acquired are as follows:  1st."���������The acquisition of water anil water  power by records of unrecorded water; or by  the purchase of water records or water privileges for and the application of such  water and water power to all or any of the  purposes-and In thc manner or methods  following:  (a) For rendering water and water power  available for use, Application and distribution,  by erectingMams, increasing thc head of water  lit any existing body of water, or extending  the area thereof; diverting the waters of any  stream, pond or lake into any other channel  orchauiicls; laying or erecting nuy line of  flume, pipe or wire; constructliigany raceway,  reservoirs, aqueduct, weir wheel, building or  other erection or work whicli niay be required  in connection with the improvement and use  of the said water and water power; or by  altering, lencwing, extending, improving,  repairing or maintaining any such work or  nny part thereof.  (b" The use of waler or water power for  hydraulic mining purposes, tor general irrigation purposes within any part uf the Province of British1 Columbia; and for mining,  manufacturing, industrial and mechanical  purposes, other thnn the generation of  electricity.  (e) For producing any form of power and  for producing and generating -electricity for  the purpose of light, heat anti power.  (d) For constructing, operating and maintaining electric works, power houses, generating plant and such other appllauces nud  conveniences as iire necessary and proper for  the generating of ejectrie-ity or electric power  or any other form of developed power, and for  truiisuiittiiig the same to be used by lhe power  compnny or by persons or companies contracting with the power company tliorclore as a  motive power for the operation of molors,  machinery, or electric lighting or other works;  or to be supplied by the power company to  consumers for heating or as a.motive* power  for propelling tramways; or for driving, hauling, lifting, pumping, lighting, crushing,  smelting,' drilling and milling; or for another operations to which it niny be adapted;  or to bo used or appltod for or iu connection  with anv other purposes for which electricity  or electric power may be applied or required.  (2)   For .placing,  slnkin",    laying,    fitting,  maintaining nnd__ropnir_ug. .electric linos,  accumulators, storage uaucrles.olectrle cables,  mains, wires, pipes, switches, connections,  branches, electric, motors, dynamos, engines,  machines or other apparatus or devices; cuts,  drains, water courses, pipes, poles, buildings  and other erections and works; and erecting  and placing nny electric line, cable, main,  wire, or other electric apparatus Above or  below ground.  (f) Constructing, equipping, operating and  maintaining electric cable-or othor tramways  or street railways for tlio ^conveyance of passengers and freight; constructing, equipping,  operating and maintaining telegraph aud lele-  phone systems anil Hues.  (g) The supplying of compressed air. electricity, electric power or any other form ot  developed power to customers; for any pur-  puses for which compressed air, electric power  or any other lonn of developed power may  be applied or required.  "2nd.���������To Hiipplv all for or In connection with  refrigerators, cold storage, venlllallon, cooling  purposes and other like purposes: to utilize  air (11 the manufacture of Ice and in about all  other purposes to which nir, hot or cold, is or  may bo applied.  Snl.���������To develop water power; to convert  such water power Into compressed air; to  distribute such compressed air through pipes,  lines and conduits; and lo apply such compressed air to the driving of percussion drills,  hoists, engines and all kinds ol machinery.  ���������Ilh.���������To avail Itself ol and have, hold, exorcise and enjoy all the rights, powers, privileges, advantages, priori lies and Immunities in  and bv Parts lv and VI of the "Water Clauses  Consolidation j\ct, 1S97," created, provided and  conferred, or which hereafter may by any  amendments thereto, becreatod, provided and  conferred.lJ  5th.���������To avail Itself of, nnd have, hold, exercise and enjoy all tho rights, powers, privilege", advantages, priorities and immunities  created, provided and conferred in and by the  "^Companies' Clauses Act, 1897," or any section  or sections thereof or whicli may hereafter, bv  any amendment thereto, be created, provided  and conferred. "  "Ih.���������To construct, maintain and operate  tramways, street railways and telephone  systems, within the Province of British  Columbia.  ubd.ri. ,..n.g..Da.nBSU_,iB..,|Nn-tiit<,a..pn..lH  j Dr. McLean |  ; ���������Hits Removed his oflice and :  I ���������residence to the collage 2 jj  : ���������Doors Kast from ihe Cowan s  z ���������Block, on Phird Street. |-  |   Night and Day Calls attended to.      I  = "     TliLEPHONK CONNECTION.    |  X....I..3.......................................i|.n, 13 an. ...... 5  _0..tHn..nunnflnM3eunuaaii..a.B.rifl._.uE.,>nani.11.11111,011.1] ii veil..pn.y:  ������     Mis   H  Dressmaking  in  Leveque    ������  all its branches  at moili'rfttfi prices. ������  Men's clothes cleaned, altered, repaired.   ~  Snoi" opposite Coursicr's, i-'rout St.     ,   5  ..Hnii(..iia.i;.:Ktaua,iBE.i;n.. .Hii.n.CriiiHnN.j3Hi,Hn,iii!ij^.Nai.,.n.H.Bi'-  ~���������������Tt������%IT & f MlZZ-te-'  ��������� _ Iftt^iLa -_#__^������ ,  W<JJ ty t^ ������3^.  N0VEI3, DAINTY, USEFUL  LADirs: There Ir not enough simcc  ut my Oi.posal luire to e.inmiin-te  to j--.il. the many itritPlu.s now oiioncd  up nt my store, oprmMto tho Cowun  ]tloek, but ilo not* f-_.il to exMinine  iny huwUome unci well ^'Mc-cUm.  itiu-k ljuTore uiftkini; vour fiuftl ���������  Beloe.io.i.  MC. K. LAWSON  TRY OUR...  The fertilizing power .of --tliis preparation is clue lei it lining a well-.h.iliiurt.-l  mixture nl'iill lhc>in|;i _.rii'iit.s.iii>(.-e!*snry  I'eii' t.he noui'Uihment of ctiltiviitecl  plants.  ' Try it anil prove for yourself what u help it will be  to you.  C. K REID & OO.  To Let  A large bedroom, furnished or unfurnished,  to one or two persons. ���������"',���������  Also  upstairs  of  large  bouse, suitable  for  small family.      Also a shack, 12x10.  j\r.ply to owner on premises,  ������������������������������������":������������������   MRS. M. STAMPER,  Cor. Second St. and Orton Ave., Kevelstoke Sta.  dee JO 2m  fiiui  Is now in order, as the season  of festivity is drawing  near.  Last yenr wc made over 1000 lbp. ol  Xmas cake, ThlH year we arc prepared to double that amount. Over  200 lbs. are already ordered from us.  We can eater to your requirements  cheaper and belter than ever before.  Any size or shape, ICED and ORNAMENTED, the best that choicest  material and skill can produce, for  only-  Undertaking and Embalming  R.  Howson & Co.,  Mackenzie Ave.  Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Kurnitar���������  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 in connection with the  Company's objects, property or rights, including the rights and franchises oi other co  panics with powers of amalgamation.  8th.���������And for any or all of the purposes  aforesaid the Company to enter upon and expropriate lands for sites, power houses, dams,  raceways, flumes, pipe lines, electric or telephone pole lines, tics, rails, and sueh other  works as mny be necessary; and to construct  and maintain on all lands so expropriated or  otherwise acqnired by the Company all works,  buildings, erections, flumes, pipes,poles, wires,  appliances or conveniences necessary or proper  or which may from lime to time be required  by the Company.  9th.���������And to open and break up the soil and  pavements of roads, streets, highways aud  bridges for the purposes aioresaid.  10th.���������And to,do all such other things as are  incidental or cenducive to the attainment of  the above objects and for all such powerB as  may be necessary in the premises.  Dated at the City of P.ossland this I2th day of  December, 1898.  DALY * HAMILTON,  Solicitors for Applicants.'  94-WO-t  4������ SH  IT.  ...-������=_SS<-..  Try our Ontario elder,���������5 cents per  glass.  OU UO  Baker and Confectioner.  ?K___ss^%'_-^?_a_s������S'-_-3_g_L____D>:a--~i2  I    CITY BAKERY    j  S   CHRISTMAS CAKES MjVDE TO ORDER   g  || BREAD!   BREADl   BREAD II }  1 McCague Bros. -   - Props, j-  __2S223"35*_3-___-__-

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