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 fyUrO'iy-J--<v .r./ S(^kj^Uf  **������������������ ^* f  -ISSTTIEJID  TWIOB-A-WEEE: - WEDITESDATS'   Ja-IXJD   SATUREATS-  Vol. UT.    No. 03.  REVELSTOKE, B. C. SATURDAY, AUGUST 12,1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  C. B. Hume  & Co.  KOOTENAY  IS  OUR  FIELD  .l#rg_r than ever.  Our b.usiness - is, steadily  Our stock8 are  We buy"  in "car loud lots. Our ware-  room'and cold storage facilities are the be������t in Revelstoke.-'- We have a large  branch store at Trout Lake  City.  ��������� The Lardeau and Trout  Lake district is now coming  to(the front; shipping mines  ^'���������already, and .railway transportation by competitive  companies -is no*w*; a certainty." And we are well  prepared to supply miners'  and -prospectors' complete  outfits.  Have Yon  Made Up;  Your MinduJ  what you'���������������������������wbuld Vlike-'for.'  your new. suit? No matter  what kind of clothes, style,  color or pattern -you fancy  most, come and examine our  new and up-to-date stock.  Men's Shoes  for Summer  Every shoe in this showing is new; new inpretti-  ne.-s ns well ns in fashion,  material and making*. We  have been appointed sole  agents for.the '"Slater Shoe"  but have plenty othermakes  and styles for tiny .preferring them, *'  About  Prices... .  When we sell you an  article at SI it's worth SI;  straight business methods  at this store. Our business  is to sell general merchandise not only this year, but  next year and years after.  That being the case, it is  simply business common  sense for us to sell the very  best goods we can as cheap  as we can. We want your  trade, and we are making it  worth your while to trade  with us, This you know or  will know. All branches of  our business are to be kept  right up to the times and  the prices kept down.  If You Can't  Call on Us  we will call on you���������just let  us hear from you, Our advertisements are plain facts  plainly stated. We invite  investigation of them in  any manner.  C.B.HUME&C0.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  Revelstoke,  B.C.  FACTS for Our MANY  Patrons in Revelstoke  This business has reached a point  that makes it definitely an institution of Revelstoke.   It contains  enough now to make it an object  of interest  to   all  visitors, and  ���������when the new additions are complete we'll be able to make you  doubly welcome.    The best evidence as to pur leadership in the  homefurnishing may be seen in  the quality  and  variety of bur  goods and the reasonable prices  we   quote.    ^Ou^ advertising  is  aimed to reach the^commdn sense  of our customers.   If it's style you  want we have it, if quality here  you will find everything the best  of its kind, if it is price our policy  is too well known to need further  emphasis/    We   are  already re-  ceiving Fall Goods, and of course  we must clear but the balance of  our Summer Wears.   This means  further big reductions.   We have  ^the^goods- nicely��������� displayed-and���������  the surprisingly low prices are  marked in plain figures.   Patrons  of this store know that when we  make an announcement, it is absolutely genuine.   Come and do  your  shopping   with  us, if we  please you tell others, if we don't  tell us.    One of our reasons for  low prices is founded simply and  securely on the magnitude of our  business.  1 -  THE W10LS0NSJANK ROBBED  Winnipeg Mystery Cleared Up By  the  Finding of the Booty Intact.  Winnipeg, Aug. 10.��������� The Molson's  Bank robbery mystery, which caused  sueh a sensation here last full, has  been cleared up, and the supposed  robber is now behind the bars.  The man charged with the crime is  John W. Anderson, employed as  junior clerk in the bank at the time of  the robbery, and latterly as accountant with the McOlnry Manufacturing  Co. His arrest wus effected through  a detective, who came here at the  instance of the hank. The detective  engaged lls elork in a lending dry-  goods store and obtained board at the  siiiiio lodging house with Anderson.  They became bosom friends, and  Anderson finally confided to his friend  that he. was in possession of a mini of  money. Investigation followed and  Anderson was arrested to-day.  lt i������ understood that the entire  amount of sLolen money was recovered  having heen hidden by Anderson in a  valise and buried near the river bank.  The bank olllcials positively refuse to  give any information to tho public as  regards"the amount of money found.  Tho robbery occurred between the  28th of September and the 4th of  October last, year, during the absence  of Manager Phepoe on a brief holiday.  The sum of $62,000 was taken from the  bank vaults, IS 12,000 of which was non-  negotiiible. Every elfort was made by  the police and hank authorities to discover the whereabouts of the money  and to effect the arrest of the, guilty  party. It was finally decided that the  robbery must have been committed by  some one intimate with the workings  of the vaults, and a detective was  engaged to stay with the case until  the robber was discovered. His labors  were completed with ihe arrest of  Anderson, as stated above.  After the robbery Manager Phepoe  was transferred to an eastern agency  of the bank, and wns succeeded here  by -Manager Kohl, of the Brockville  agency. Citizens were confident that  Manager Phepoe was innocent of any  knowledge of the robbery, and made  loud protests against his removal. The  arrest of Anderson completely vindicates all other officials.  ��������� Anderson is about 23 years of age  and of good family. He came to  Winnipeg,from Hastings. Ont. The  discovery of the money was made by  following Anderson to tho point where  he had concealed it. After his departure a party of men dug down several  feet, and a valise with the money was  found.. It is reported to-night that  Anderson has confessed,  ,    -. , t  IggjggXggXSXg������������^^  INSURANCE COMPANIES TAX?  Inspector Hobson .Says.- that- it "Means  'U '������������������ ari^Addi'tional Three-Cents on $" '"  G. W. Hobson. the secretary'of the  Board of Fire Underwriters was in  town ynsterday revising fire insur:  mice, rates. His visit will in some*  cases at all events result in a reduction.  Discussing witli- a Herald man the  twenty five dollar fee imposed on all  insurance companies doing, business  in this town by the council. Mr.  Hobson said that the only practical  result would be to make the companies  tax collectors for the city. As soon as  his report, which would be mailed tonight reached "Vancouver, an addition  nl three cents on every dollar of  premium would he added-to cover the  tax. The item would he" inserted in  red ink on the policy���������"Municipal tax  at three cents on the dollar" and the  amount would have to he ' paid before  the policy was handed over. In reply  to the. argument of the Hekald representative that the insurance companies  benefitted hy the municipal expenditure on increased fire protection and  should therefore be prepared to stand  part of the cost, Mr. Hobson suid that  the. rates in Revelstoke .were as low  now as in, places with every kind of  lire protection procurable and that  therefore the companies could not be  expected lo pay the fee. There were  portions of Vancouver for instance  rated as high as S) per cent., and even  on.Cordova St..somp_had_to.pay_6i per  cent., which was quice as high as any  risk of the same class paid here.  Entreating the Hkarld man not to  make him say anything that he had  not suid Mr. Hobson then resumed his  task in company with F.-linker of inspecting the various risks'in town.  During his visit here he witnessed a  test of the water supply by the fire  brigade, and found from a 1 inch  nozzle, 10S feet on the level und considers the'service very good.  Mr. Tapping's Meeting.  No doubt owing to the exceedingly  bud night, but a poor audience was  secured at the public meeting callfcd  by B. Tapping to discuss the frontage  tax question on Wednesday night.  F. Fraser, J, P., was elected to the  chair and Mr. Murphy secretary of the  meeting.  The chairman called the meeting to  order and in u few words explained  the nnttiie of the. business to be discussed, at the same time calling on a  number of gentlemen (whose names hu  read fi (iiu a list) to speak. Unfni Innately only one or two of the.ui put in  an appearance.  Mr. Tupping expressed himself as  strongly iu favor of the front'ige tax  being imposed on the main trunk and  other sidewalks, and introduced a  resolution to that elfeet. After a  considerable delay Mr. Samuel Neod-  liam seconded the motion, hut. he  wished lo cover a little more ground  than the mover, as he expressed himself in forcible terms that not only  should the tax be charged on sidewalks  but on all street improvements as by  this menus a death blow would be  dealt to the. while-shirtod townsite  agents and land grabbers generally.  Mr. Stamper regretted very much thnt  he could not call himself a property  owner, but nevertheless strongly lav-  ored the views expressed by the  previous speakers.  Mr. Adair, when called upon to  express his opinion stated that he was  not prepared to speak on this subject  at present, but would no doubt be in a  position to do so both on this and  various other subjects at a later date.  ��������� Aid. Crage. while candidly admitting  Mr. Needham's impeachment regard-  ing'white shirts, said that his views on  the question had been slated at the  various council meetings, and had  already appeared in print, and that he  was present merely to deny the statement that he represented the views of  the Smelter Co., who! to his knowledge,  hud never been advised of the question  at issue.  Mr. Nettle spoke at some length  against the fi outage tax in so far as it  applied to the in iin trunk sidewalk.  :_j_. Haig stated that he considered  it altogether out of place and entiiely  wrong to impute personal motives to  any member of the City Council in  arriving ac their decision on this'or  any other" question whicli hud come  hefore him, atid stated thai, he was not  in favor of-the frontage tax.  Aldei'tni'ii Kilpatrick and Grahame  both spoke on the subject, explaining  thaftheir views and tlie stand they  had taken had already ' appeared in  the press accounts of the proceedings  of the council.  A.. " ballot " (!) was-then .taken on  motion resulting in 38 votes being  castin favor of it; there being none  against. ' .--���������.   ���������  The chairman then announced that  a' collection would' be taken up to.  defray.the expenses of the meeting."  The sum of $1.00 was collected and the  meeting adjourned; -    - -  ALL AROUND FERGUSON  Some Promising   Properties In  That Locality.  THEY WILL SOON BE SHIPPERS  O'Brien-Boyd.  On Monday afternoon a quiet wedding ceremony was performed by Rev.  ____!. Robison, whereby Mr. Martin O'Brien, the popular proprietor of the  Victoria Hotel, and Mrs Boyd, who  for some time has acted as housekeeper  fur that well-known hostelry, were  united in the bunds of wedlock. The  ceremony/took place at the residence  of the bride's mother, Mrs. Dunsmuir.  in the presence-of a fe.v of* the intimate friends of thecontracting parties,  aiul upon its conclusion an adjouri.-  uiptit was made to the hotel, where  refreshments were lavishly served to  a merry crowd, who gathered to offer  their felicitations. The newly-wedded  couple left by thc afternoon train on  a wedding tour "to the-Kootenay district, a number of friends being at the  station to see them off, and as the tr.iin  drew out, to the tune of freindly toots  from, the locomotive, they were  deluged with the inevitable shower*  of rice, and took with them many  hearty wishes for a long and prosperous married life from those who had  assembled to speed lliein on thuir  journey.���������Vernon News.    x  Mr. "O'Brien is pioprielor of tne  .Acme Soda Water Works in this city.  i  The Rough Riders.  Sn much has been said and wiil ten  about thu rough riders that went lo  Culm, that Waller L. Main hus engaged dipt. Hugh Thompson and his  troop of daring comrades to accompany his show, and at every afternoon  and evening perfnrtuiiiice give thrilling expeditions on horseback, nt Hevelstokc, Thursday, August 17th, such  as mount and dismount at a gallop;  vault and mount at u gallop, Troopei  turns somersaults and lights astride  his horse. Riding bareback, hurdle  jumping, sitting buck wards and the  Sabre Drill. Troop Charge, picking up  handkerchiefs at a gallop aud many  other daring feats that have, never  heen equaled. All countries are proud  of their brave soldiers, and especially  are the citizens of the United States,  and are ever ready to applaud their  soldiers for their daring feats of horsemanship.  A Number of Them Are Now Working,  Producing Ore and Shipping.���������Transportation Facilities Will Make the  Lardeau Hum���������Ferguson to Be the  Railway and Miniug Centre.  The number of mining properties  around Ferguson, in the Lardeau,  wliich will become ore producers upon  the completion of the railway to that  district, is really surprising to anyone  who has not taken a lillie time to  figure it out. The following is a list as  complete as the Herald could obtain  at present:  ntOSPKCTIVK SHIPI'EHS.  Adjoining Ferguson townsite: Silver  Queen, bonded to Vancouver parties;  Great Northern, owned by H. McPherson and NVoods; Broadview,  owned hy the Horno Payne Co,; St,  Elmo, owned by McPherson. Reamy  and Downing; Nettie L, by Greats  Western Mining Co.; Alpha and Old  Sonomo. by the L. F. R. & C. G. F. Co..  Limited; Yankee, by Reamy & Downing; Bruce, by Arthur Cunningham;  the-Northland, I. X. L. and True  Fissure.  Four miles from Ferguson���������D-ivey  Group, owned by Messis. Capt. Davey,  Snell and Trainor.,  Seven miles from Ferguson���������Horn,  owned by T. Horn; Beatrice, owned by  Beer Bros., Nelson.  Eight miles  from  Femuson���������Molly .  Mack, owned by Jobnsoo & Campbell; ,  New York group, owned by Cummins  & Co.  Nine  miles   from   Ferguson���������Silver  Chief, owned by the Trout- Lake  Milling Co.; Ottawa, by CB. Hume & Co.;  Black Diamond group,   by the Silver  Tip   Mining   Co.:    Little "Robert,   by   '  Messrs. Lundy. Kirkpatrick and Wells; .  Big Five or Silver Belt. Kirkpatrick & e  Co.:   Silver Cup,  Sunshine and  Gold .  Bug Fraction,   hy   the   Home  Payne-.  Co.; Free Coinage, hy Dnnn & Farrell.  Ten   miles  from   Ferguson���������Payne,".  Free Milling Gold, by  James Jordan.  Elevpn miles from Ferguson���������Lade. ";  Free  Milling   Gold,    by  Lade   Bros.: "  Foundation,    Olive,     Mable,     Ophir,  Golden. Nel, a group owned  by  Lade ���������  Bios.: Jubilee, bv  J. Knowles  & Co.; v  Old  Gold,   by- the ' Old   Gold  Quartz  '  and Placer Mining Co.;   Primrose, "by  the Primrose Gold Miuing Co.;   Wag- <  ner groupy by theDuncan Mining Co.;  Laura J. '&' Ward,.' by- llie   Duncan-'.  Lardo   Mining"" Co.;"   Lc.-i'dville   and *  Baniiockbiirn. ." .  Twelve miles from Ferguson���������The ~  Black Princp.Mohecar, Durham, Alice,*,  Liquidator, Presideot and  Shamrock,  Fourteen miles from Ferguson���������  Abbott, by H. H. Abbott & Co. -  XOW WORKING.  .Adjoining Ferguson townsite���������The"  Ajax. Raven, Maybe and Blow.  One mile from Ferguson���������Bessie and  Banff, owneel by J. Knowles.  Two - miles   from . Ferguson���������Goose ,'  Cap, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, owned by Howard  & Co.  -Two and a half miles from Ferguson  ���������Cheyenne, owned bv J. Snell; Davey  by Capt. Davey; U. & I. by Frank  Tiainor: Gold Bug. by Jas." Livingstone; Kootenny; by J.'O. Kirkpatrick;  Union Jack Group, by Kirkpatrick &���������  Co.  Three miles from  Ferguson���������Black  -  Eagle, owned  by  Dunn  andi Farrell;  CanadiaD, by Cowan & Hickman.  "  Three and a half miles from Fergn-'  son���������Three Friends Group, owned by  G. B. Batho.  Five miles from Ferguson���������Blackburn and Sunrise, owned by Craig &'  Hillman; Rob Roy, by the" Scottish-  Canadian Mining Co.; Copper King,"  Peacock, Copper and Copper Prince,  -bonded-to J.-S.-Turnbull.*   ------ -- ,r���������,_.  Zi**^*****'*************** T������-������^y***tf**#*������������r<r*<r.r^^  Laforme Creek Camp.  Considerable     assessment   work   is  being done in the Lufornie creek camp  this season.     Dan McRae is putting a  40 foot open cut in the Noble Three, a  galena     proposition.     McGregor     &  Leslie are  doing  their  seond   year's  assessment on the Jimmy Littlo. They  have driven  a 20 foot tunnel,   cross-  cutting the lead and have found  a big  showing of galena.   The Jimmy Little  adjoins the Adair group on the west  end.    East of the Adair group T.  D.  Ptckard   is   doing  the  second   year's  assessment on  the Uncle Jar.   There  is  a' good  showing   of    galena   and  arsenical iron ore.   East of the  Uncle  Jar, on the same lead, the first assessment work is. heing ��������� done, * while still  further  east  Messrs.   McCallum and  Christison are   doing  work-on  their  properties. '  The Adair Group.  Ed. Adair is down from Laforme  creek. There are six men working  two eight-hour shifts (at $3.50 a day)  on the Eureka. They are still driving  on the tunnel to crosscut the lead at a  depth of ISO feet, in fact Mr. Adair  thinks they will crosscut two or three  distinct ledges. A very hard rock is  being encountered: they are in 115  feet and expect to reach the flv-t lend  at 75 or SO feet more, which will take  them till the 1st. of October. There  are five leads of this high grade galena  proposition in 1,500 feet; three above  and two below the present tunnel.  Mr. Adair "ays they will not attempt  to treat or ship ore .-it all, until better  Iraiihjiortatioii facilities are afforded.  A steady system of development will  be pursued crosscutting leads and  drifting.  Pingston Creek.  G. B. Mucgregor. who has an interest  in the famous Pingston creek lead  oppositp the St. I>on Hot Springs,  told a Hekald man,mi Thursday that  the woik now being done on these  valuable properties was showing up  some excellent ore. The Pingston  lead, isiitidoubtedly one of the strongest  nnd'largest in the district and with  development should prove its lichness.  On Monday a, party of experts and  representatives ofqthe B. A. C. Co. of  Uosslund," owners of ihe Le Roi. came  up on a chartered steamer with horses  to thoionghly inspeit.iithe  and it is altogether likely  this wealthy company v  nounced in a few days.  properties,  a deal to  ill    be   an-  Six miles from Ferguson���������The Glen- *  slide,  owned by   the Com mon weal tli.  Mining Co.  Seven miles from Ferguson���������Highland Chief, Centre Star. Yankee Girl,.  Iron Horse und Canadian Girl, all on  Horn ledge; Towser. owned by Jack  Knowles and D.ive Ferguson.  . Eight miles from Ferguson���������Murray  and Irwin, owned by Murray & Evans;  Agnes, Whistler, Silver Belt and Big  Bell, by the Silver Belt Mining Co.;  Crack Shot, Tiger and Cntiipeidown.  hy Johnson Bros., Knslo; Lust Horse  and Great Divide, by the Castle Mining Co.. .Silver Tip, by George Lux;  Black Warrior, by Tom Horn: Good  Enough. Nos. 1, 2 and 3, by Vuit fc  Co.  Nine Miles from Ferguson���������Brooklyn, owned by the Silver Tip Mining-  Co.; Bullshot, by F. Johnson and  Campbell; N'ipoleon. by N. Wells.  Kitkpatrick and Waul: Hunter and  Trapper, by Ben IU'.uny: Kaslo.  Spokane and K. & S.. by the Canadian  Lardo Minim* Co.; Jennie Lynn and  Sunshine, by Capt. Johnson and R. M.  McCord.  Ten miles from Ferguson���������Triune,  owned by F. Appicot: Victory and  Little Alright, by Lux & White; Flat- -  head and Blnck Bear, by Geo. Lux;  Holy Moses Group, by the Lardeau  Mining Co : Mountain View and Blue  Jay. by J. fc P. Comerford; Celtic, by  Archie McDonald.  Eleven miles from-Ferguson, Highland Group, by Lux & White; Silver  Leaf, by the Lardo-Dnncan Mining  Co.  Tw elve miles from Ferguson���������Glengarry, by White, Sibbald & Woods.  Lawn Social.  The  committee  in   charge   of   the  lawn social under the auspices of the  Epworth League have completed all  arrangements to have a successful and  happy time.    The  ladies   will   serve]  ice creum, cake, fruit, tea and coffee.  Remember the place���������the residence of  Mr.   Lindniark.     Campbell    avenue.  The time���������Monday eveuingat" o'clock.  No admission will"be charged but the  refreshments will be sold at the  usual  prices.    Arrangements are being-made  to haye the band piesent.  Grand Chancellor of the Knights rf  Pythias of B.C., W.l>. Mearns, visited  Gold Range Lodge, No. 26,  on Thursday. August 10th; the members had .  no idea that he was coming and consequently were unable to prepare for  his visit as they might have done.     A.  special convention  was held in their  Castle Hall at 3 o'clock, and after the  uniting a goodly nuinber repaired t<������  the C.P.R.   hotel,   where   the genial  host. Mr. H. A. Perley,  had  prepared  an excellent dinner and a thoroughly  sociable     evening   was    spent.     The  Grand Chancellor is imbued with the.  idea that the members of Gold Range'*  Lodge, No. 26, are "all right. " I
Revelstoke   Herald's
Published in interests <>
r.evel. oke,   Lurdcuu. Biz Bond, Ttmu ti_k*
IlLrJltcwapt, Albert C_r.yo*E. .Ionian
r_so and Ea��;la i-iifcs. limcivlii.
JCKNECN Pcopplotoe  j
tend   our  trade  abroad,   would  make
maila a carrying highway for trade
fiom   other    countries    and-   develop
our  trade    with Australia.    Wo  trust
the sanguine anticipations of the post-
i master general will he fully  realized.
The resolution was heartily supported   by  sir  Charles  Tupper   who  paid
evim-Weekl-  Journal, puv.lRhed in thi- ja  splendid   compliment  to  Sir  Sand-
���"ruun-lMgifortl  Fleming as  the projector of the
llltlltlDK >
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t .U-IM..'.*. ��>l   Ki-.eUlokO  ��n(l   ill-  :
rj^c^^to/i.ffSnriSS.''- "'""^iPacific cable, to whom the honor of
" AdvertiiiiiK Rt.it.:   i .-.play a-is, ?i M por Iwould  be  due.    Sir  Charles  narrated
roject, with which
leagues had  been  inli-
u.i'din^ notices". 15cperlict-LtiiihiK-iii:. Biili. Jmately   associated,     and   he   declared
Aiivertiiiiiu Kbit.: l'i<-iJlay (-13, ��1-1U po~iWOlll(l Ue due. Sir I
.-uluiuoii.on,SiOupiTi_chwn��-iiir.e-ru.donililejljJp history of the pre
ijikp.   Txiial iis.   lio i- r  moupuri'ili lino for ���> .,       '
oiJii���ifiii. u; Scfor,'a-:ln��idiii..i.nli'Mirliiin-   ' *   aIK1   111!��   colleague
.lm u_��.re.nnd l>f_t_ notice.-, tici-.
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* inli'V.-iYi il.-i-i.r-.miii'.. 111!-: UbHai.'.' Job
LM. ri-.i.mil is one of llio nc-'t e.(UippiiO
l>r.i.iin ,'Otn^e-iu W (_�����<. Ki��.i_ ii-ij*, -ud \* pre
t^isu ,o ewcutc _11 kinds ot niulintt in llr-jt
i ia6_ etyitf in Imucri priced. One price to nil.
No job toolanse���none t"<~ annul���torus. -iH-U
unici-s promptly ft-teoQ��d in. Give uu a tnul
on your n.ji.1 oid- r. ,
���ro<.-.ir-5K.ii.'.i'nl5:   tf�� mi       corrosiionQ;
sutijcoi of luti-n st 'o tho uraira
that "tho action of the Canadian sov
ernnient   in   this   matter  would   ho   a
source of gratification for all time  to
The resolution was adopted with
only onc dissenting vote. John Charlton, the representative of Amsricau
interests in the Canadian house of
commons, objected to Canada taking
'jinny interest in ihe Pacific cable as
United  Stales would have  -t lino
cr.ee un unj sinueoi oi mu-" si    o  ..... *.....--..  .
pul-lic. _nn   toma rt'li-hl'   reioilir  cones-11.10
14-i.ut.i.i    m    evt-ry     luca'-i        surrouuilinmijiijit over the samo course in a --short
-   .elfioU-.   iiiM1.M.^..M'.?..V.or.^.rti..?,ihHl, Itime.    Mr.  Charlton is not lacking in
��� ol U(<tx-
Ktl'.ir  I--r IlllPl.CMIil   .
. sil,-i.iiinunlcailons
I that,   species   of   boldness   which
{commonly   described   by   a   word
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ti ie of iiie paper only,
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be si_iiud  Willi li.- Pr iw"*118
villi   ivtcrenc!   lo
from     Switzerland       and
soriatcd with the anatomy of
faco. For a man to stand up iu
house of commons representing
people of the leading colony .if
Mi-ltish empire, and deliberately pt'aek
a project for bringing Mie * mother
countiy, Canada Australia. Japan, and
|Chlna into cable connexion, u.i ill"
nny jsti-ntiud llmi such an enterprise, wutld
f   "...li
Mr   Chaiiton    should    >'o in roriirt'ss
whero he would bn more  iu  nsnionv
���i.'il.i; tii.>t'r>.^-  app-M-td in iuviiiiit  |i'ii"".'r j interfere   with   a   protected   -\n-.c
..i..i._r-t ir:'.<r.'rci forpiv��',!";',;y�� '^, '"iselipme,  calls  for  an"amount  of
willi ij's siin-o'.imliiigs
northern  Italy are  to  ihe  effect   ihu..
ia   the  communes    of  Ticino   (.'tinLo-.i
anil  Melano women  are In control
ihe government.    The men have been !i:naC(.oimiablu
drawn away by tho annual emlgi'u-
tion of workmen, and in default of :"
sufficient number of male citizens ic
ca~rv on the government, the women
have been drawn into lbe government
service and for some lime the affairs
in ihese communes are likely to b'.1
managed with a distinctly feminine
touch. In these communes the fathers, brothers and husbands are mostly
awav working as miners, navvi.-j
bricklayers, and masons in various
'���.arts of Europe, and the women are
drawn into the council. At Melan'i
the parish business has come to a
Ltaurtstill because of the dearth of
men. and the parish council has ii'.~-
r-reed that during the spring and summer, in default of male deputies, each
member of the parish council. m~~s" be
represented hy a woman member of
his  household.
Who  Claimed  io  II;;
Relatives in Caluary
of   .i
Prom the Calgary Herald
Chief English is in receipt of a
letter tiom Chief Kirkcaldy of br.m-
(ion asking for information concerning a -Mrs. P. B. Fletcher, who left
the IVJuce hotel at. Brandon last
Thursday night under peculiar circumstances.
lt appears that the lady in question
registered at the. hotel un the even-
in:-" of Sunday, July 30th. She sta-.ed
to the clerk that she was on her way
lo Calgary where she had relatives,
jand expected to meet her brother
jfroni Grand Forks on lhe following
{dav. She awaited thc arrival of her
j brother till Wednesday, whtn she
.wanted lo settle her bill and having
'no   i..';ney offered  her gold  watch  in
  (payment.     The   clerk  refused   to   -ic-
icepl it, saying that she could occupy
DEWEY DAY IN NEW YORK. "her   'com   till     the     arrival     of   her
��� friciiils. Ou Friday morning it wns
.1 E. Root of the New \nri: Oi-.u-al, f0lni(i u,at she had nor. occupied her
estimates thai there will he rooii: the nighl before, and it ln.s
3.000 000 visitors in Kc~r "iork oa si���cc i)cen learned lhat. sue was seen
Dewey day. This, with th" _nvti.ii (leaving tho hold'on Thursday night,
population of the city, will bring thc-j;0 lrjice. of what has bconit* of her
total up to 0.500 '("), a twellth i-f Hi"  can be found.
whole population o'* the Un: c-1 Slalps. j =;i)P ;s described as l)t'i.-.0- "ibout Ti
how New York is going to care fo-jyears of age, about five le<-t three
3.000,000 vislro���, is a p.-Oiibmi. 13v*.n 'inches in height, httir h:-own, face iu-
500.000 persons, it is estimated, would rlined to bo freckled. Sho woro a
crowd ordinary :_-con~r"-''"".ti ms t;> in^hl- blouse and dark skirl, wit.'e. a
the limit. It has been suggested tohci.g *,vatch chain nroumi he.- neck,
print a list of boardinr, 1'.l.-iuc ��~"i sh."1 seemed well to do and well edu-
orlvate houses iu    the    five boroughs   c.ucd.    She left a smal stuehol in the
room she had occuni u. but it con-
trinud only a few artiiies i t clothing, . a hair brush and a
con b and a pair of curling tings, hue
nothing by which sho could h-- identified.
Chief Knglish has made all possible enquiries iu the city but has been
unable to find anyone wlio can Rive
information concerning tho missing
woman. There is very little to t;o
upon except that her married nam.*,
supposing she registered her prop".]*
name, was Fletcher, and lhal shs
rlaiined to have relatives in Calgai:.-.
Any. information will be thankfuli.-
received hy Chief English, Calgary, or
bv .Tames Kirkcaldy, chief of oolice at
where visitors can be cared for at mo!
erate rates. If instead of r,,000,000
visitors only 2,000.000 should come
it is estimated that each would spend
515 in the cily. exclusive of railroa -
fares. This would mean 530.000,000
dumped into the city within 12 hours.
The. house of commons, Oltawa,
pp.csed, with only one dissenting vote,
the resolution oi the government pro-
yidins for Canada assuming five-
eigtheenths of the cost of the proposed
e Pacific   cable.     The     resolution    was
;' introduced by ihe Hon. Mr. Mulock
in a speech which drew forth the con-
g.auilaiions of Sir Charles Tupper,
who highly commended the postmaster-.general on the clearness with
which he had put forth the scheme
before the house.
Although the project is primarily
intended lo secure cable connexions
v.-ith Australia, it is hoped that arrangements will be made to use the
link in telesraphic communication
with Japan and China. This would be
done by utilizing the cables of the
Eastern Extension company. which
made so vigorous a fighi against the
Pacific cable as to nearly block the
enterprise. Indeed the project would
nave fallen through had noi very
strong . protests been made, in which
many journals took part. The Eastern
Extension    might offer obstruction to
___th__.new__cabl_e_heingpart_of_a system
for bringing Great Britain." CamrO.ar
Australia, Japan and China into olographic communication with each
other, for this would undoubtedly interfere with its business to some ex-
Takes the Money to Run    a Newspaper.
.lolin.  (Kansas)  News,
an   exaggeration!    what
ient. but. it is most likely that
company  will not place itself  in direct us'witb Japan aud China than as
So  far  as Canada is concerned  the ;
whopper!       It  has   been   disproved   a
thousand  times:   it is a case of  airy
fancy.     It doesn't take money to run
a   newspaper.       it   can   run   without
j money.     ll is noi a busiuess venture.
| It Ua charitable institution, a begging concern, a highway robber. A
newspaper is the child of the air, a
creature of a dream. It can go on
and on. and any other concern woultl
he in the hands of a receiver . and
wound up wim cobwebs in the win-
"ilows." irtnkes���wind- to-run- u.-news-
paper: it takes gall to run a newspaper.       Ii   lakes  a  scintillating,   ac-
jrobatic  imagination  and a  half dozen
.whnc siiiics and a railroad pass to run
Pacific cable would b-i more serviceable by its acting as a link to connect u& wilh .lajan and China ihan as
di-tci Hue to Auftralta, for the probability ih that our trade with those
emt)ir''.-s will develop far more rapidly than it will with our fellow colonist* ai the antiiiodes. The cost is
estimated at iS.OOO.UOO. Lord Kelvin
gave the following estimate of revenue:
"On the assumption that this rc-
rummendatlon Is adopted, and taking
the total annual expenditure at 'Jlll-
and  the  increase of  business at
the |a newspaper. But who ever needed
money to conduct a newspaper? Kind
words are tin; medium of excitant;-:,
to do ihe business fnr the editor���
kind   words      and   church       sociable
tickets'. When you see an cdinr
\ytli money, watch him. !I"'I1 be
paying his bill and dlsgracini; his profession. Never cive money to an
~iiitor. Make hltr. li.nl>:> ir up. He
l!k"s  to  swap!
Then when you di". after having
stood around for year* and sneered
at the ������dilor and his little jim crow
paper. I.e sure and have yonr wife
"���end in for thr<-e extra .-opies by one
of your weepinn children, and when
she reads the ireuerous and touching
J notice   about   ynu   fore .-urn       her   to
Views    of   Alberta's   Member  on   the
Question of Foreign I mmigrtaion
Ottawa. July 29.���ln tho debate on
immigration estimates ths week, Mr.
Frank Oliver, M. P. for Alberta, contributed tin excellent speech. ll is
of interest to the West. The foiRiw-
iu    is  the
Report from Hansard
Mr. Frank Oliver  (Alberta)-���As representing  probably  onc-s'.xtii   of  tho
area which  is  affected  by.the  immigration voto, and as   representing iho
country  to which most of the immigration will tend, 1 would ask the indulgence  of   lhe  house      for  a short
while,    t  will  speak  on   this  subject
In a somewhat general manner at the
beginning, and 1 call the attention of
the  house  lo  the  largo vote  for  im-
m I "a tion    and  tlie  conseaii3u-:  necessity for understanding what results wo
are striving to obtain by the expenditure of  that money.    To  begin with,
it would be well to divide our immigration  into two parts,  namely,    that
part   whicli     we     consider    valuable
enough    to warrant us paying  out. a
large sum of money for. secondly, that
thiil  part which   wo   do not consider
sullieiciuly   desirable   to   warrant   us
expending money lo encourage.   It is,
1  bcliovc. thoroughtly understood,lhat.
there nro  these  two  divisions uf our
immigration   expenditure.     We   send
ii rii-eat nuinber of      agents io Groat
lii'ilaln and ihe United States and wc
pay   I hem  considerable  salaries,     lie-
cans'-  we believe ll to be in tne hiu'n-
esl   degree   desirable     to    get   immigrants   from   these   countries.        We.
'thcieforo   spend    a   large   amount   ol
money,  not only  for the purpose    of
getting Immigrants,  but for the purpose   of   gelling   desirable   and   valuable   immigrants.     But,   sir,   the   results we have received  from that expenditure  in  actual   heads of  point';:
tion received, is not very much greater than that per head wh'.i.'h we have
received without, so it appears, without any serious expenditure of money.
There is .the  How  of immigration towards   us   without    any   considerable
expenditure,  and  it  is   that phase  of
the immigration business which T pro
pose  particularly  to  discuss.      I lake
the  liberty lo do so because the district which 1 represent    and close to
the place at which' I. reside, has been
most favored  by this particular class
of immigrants.    I  am probably  more
familiar  personally  with  it than ani
other member of thc house and therefore 1 may be excused for talking wilh
special reference to' that subject.
Il docs not seem  to  mc to be  fair
to   sa>:       Wo     have     received,   say.
10,000  immigrants n   a year, and    we
have spent $200,000 or ?300.0.���) lo _et
these immigrants; when half of these
immigrants camo  of  their own  volition   ami   without     any     serious   expenditure  ou   our  part   to  get  them.
There is a, question as ��� to the  deslra-
IniiLy of these people coming hero at
all, and   I speak  on  that point.    Mr.
Chairni!in,I wish to speak not from   :he
puint of tho government of the  clay,
nor  from the point of too opposition
of the day.     1  wish  to  be understood
not, as  making  a  political   harangue,
nor que. Moiling any motive or policy
in any way  shap;.   or  manner,  but  I
stand here as the repesentattve of the
people of a large portion of the Nortli
West Territories, and  1 wish to place
before this house the views of  those
people in regard to this question whicli
so intimately concerns them.    I speak
from  that standpoint    and no  other.
Now,   in  arriving   at  the  standpoint,
or iu attempting to  arrive at it,    as
lo   whether    theirs      ic    the  correct
standpoint or not, 1 will ask the house
what   is   the  primary    object  of   immigration?    1 belive I  ain  in* accord
with  a  large  majority  of  lhe  people
throughout the North  "West when    I
say that the primary object of immigration is not simply to orodtice railway Iratlic, but lhat it is for the purpose of building up a. kindred,  and a
higher and  better civilization in  tha't
counti'v.    This  may  not  sound  practical  to some members of the, house.
We   "--���>-��  heard  other reasons siven.
but spea'-'-1"* 'or  the people who  are
on the ground.  I say that the settler
of  thc  North  West has an  ambition
other  than  simply to raise so  many
thousand bushels ot grain that a railway  company may get freight on  it.
or thai a-merchant may  make  profit
handling  it.     The  ambition     of     the
settlers <--��� -���--  North  West  is  not to
be  hewers of  wood  or    drawers      of
water for any corporation, or association,   or   class     of    the  community.
They  are  there as individual  citizens
of  this  country,   with   ambitions just
as high  and   feeling,   just as  delicate
as  those  of  any  othc-r    class  of   the
c-ommunit.y_--nrt__D_r_i.ai}s a iittle rnore-
so.^   The  senior   who  goes   imo     th .
Nortli   West   ha.-   ambitions   to   build
up   there,  a.  ple.ii-aiit  and   satisfactory
home   foro himself  and   for  his  children after him:   to build up a c.ivi!i_.>-
tion ���' <"1_e par-  ir. tlio gert.ra! progress   of   the   community.     He   rait-.rs
the   wheat,  not, as    nn   end   but as. a
means, and  he depends upon  hi*-* success  'or achieving  progress ami  i-iii-
Hzation   upon   th<-       efforts     <if     his
neighbors   as  v.-ull   as   upon   his   mv,i
effort?.     If hi* neighbors are not like
minded with himself, if his neighbors
nr"   nor   of   a-  progressive   instinct,   if
t,li<"y  an: not <,f ..  civil!.:  I   ������ iuIi-ik;.-,
then   Ui>    progressiva     and   advancing
and   prosperous settler of  th..  North
West Terrinrl. .  is    ban i -ipji"(|     by
.lssnrintl.'in   with   thour-   who  i-re     nm
thore is a different��� class of poople in
one from what there is in ' "i: other.
Therefore,!f you transplant piople who
are'behind in civilization, who have
no ideas in regard to our sf-cial life,
who have no ambitions su ,'.i as we
have, who are aliens in ru.ee and
every other respect, can yo i expect
your country to ho built up as it would
ho if you had better men in it? I say
you cannot reasonably expect it; and
',ou are handicapping the good men
you have there by putting such a class
;f settlers among them.
One honorablo gentleman says that
they  will   be  laborers   for  the   other
settlers.     IE  there  is  a   fi-itl   l'n'  Mie
employment of the labor of these men
let       those    who       represent      Hiat
field  speak  for  it;   let.  theni  demand
that   tho   efforts   of   tho   iminicration
department be put forth  in  order  to
supply tlie demand, lt On'ario wants
these"people by all means !cl Ontario
have   them.    I  am   not  speaking for
Ont.-rio;   but I do claim to speak for
the part of tho North  We .1   which  I
have  the  honor   to  represuii.   and   1
say that we have not a-sufficient field
for  the  employment    of    the _���  labor
there���that they stand  there not    as
laborers for the rest of thc community   but as a. danger to our social system,  our   municipal   institutions    and
our   general   progress.    That   is  way
wc desire lo call the attention of nov-
ernmeiit. and of the house io the un-
dcsirriiility   of   allowing   lln
gralicn lo continue.
11 is quite common to h .a-.- it.
Oh there aro millions of ac .s in the
North West; there is p'enty of room
Tor evorvbodv. l-et nie tell ihe house
that '.ho'Norlh West is noi i'limitanic.
li is very nearly as far fro-.n Queoce
to Windsor ns it is frou "\ limine":
to Calgarv. which is lho lingM of the
Noi lh West. But the iiui~s'.',.-n is not
onc of area, altogether. It is a o.u-:s-
tion or population. Thc-jg-s iu iao
North West today a population of
poss'.blv 200,000; and the success of |
your 'institutions in lhat country,
ciy'liiing and" directing iu'lu.-ncc "m
that country. Now. it woi''*. be very
easy to overcome any particular settlement in the Nortli AVest Iw foreign
por-ulation.    Every  settle"
f.-rtrn    tlmt.   lllflllX   ���>-     i.ui
un un
vour     lnsuiin-iuua     ...     ......  ��� -.-���
iti general prosperity depend upon mc
maintenance ot   the  suprei in'.-y ot    a
uit stanus
in danger from tliat influx of population   if it is not checked.   I'uc
ol   the North West Tcrrito-.i-s stands
in  danger;   and  if that ei-wnl once
got  control,   as   it   necessarily   must,
if  it  is   a.  majority,   then  wnero    is
vour control of those North AVest I sr
ritorics.  and  where is your--hope
tin-   progress  and   prosperity
coutnry? Remember those people have
tc-  he 'considered as more than merely beasts of burden. When they come
to this country they becom"  citizens:
they have just the same right as yon
or 'anyone else, and  thev
considered as  a  power ���,,,.,���
politic. They ave somewhat more than
mere raisers of wheat.'   The.v  are
governors and   rulers:   they
cessarilv be so;   it is ouly
they should be.    Therefore,
snould  view this matter
have to he
In   ihe  bo.ly
must ne-
right that
I say we
wilh a careful eye. and see that we do uoi _et
too much even of a good thing, ir it
is a good thing. , ,
it is said: Look at the example
of the united States; thero is a country which has grown great by reason
of" opening its doors wide lo the
world. Woll. let us see. The
United States had a population ol
over :'.0,000,000 before tho general influx ot European immigration began..
We in Canada have possibly a population of 5.000.000. There was no
possibility of the original population
of the United States being overwhelmed bv the- influx ot foreigners
from Europe, but there is every possibility of tho population of northwestern Canada being overwhelmed.
We must not forget the differences
our situations; and we must not forget that, after an experience of many
vears of t'-e open door to the worldwide immigration, the United States
years ago saw their mistake and to, a
verv great extent shut the door. Now,
it the example of the United States
was good at one time, why is it not
good now? Surely the more mature judgment of the United States is
as valuable to us as the less mature.
If a nation of sixty or 'seventy millions finds it necessary to shut the
door to indiscriminate immigration,
is it not more necessary for a country
of five millions, especially when the
part of ...ie country affected, in which
ettle in large numbers, were  it not
for these Galicians.      In fact,  where
these Galicians have settled, many of
the others have moved away.
An honorable member:    AVhy?
Mr. Oliver:      Because they are nol
desirable  neighbors.      I  am   sorry   I
cannot agree in all that has heen said
of  these  people  and   do not wish   to
paint them   in   unduly      dark  colors,
hut  feel  bound  to  state the facts  as
they exist in my part of the country,
at all events I have inquired wnether
any settlers have moved away on account, of the proximity of the people,
and have the best authority for saying   mat  the   yhave.      People      who
were  ou  the   lands   hefore  the  Galicians came, when the     Galicians did
come, and thoy saw no prospect     of
other settlers  of their own raco, nationality,      ideas     and       civilization
coming,  left,      some  of them      their
places, and somo went to the States,
and  somo  to other  settlements.  That
occurred  in  two Galician settlements
in   that  pari,   of   the   country.      One
swallow does not make a summer and
one Instance does not make a general
'case, and on the olher hand you may
say mat a generality does    not provo
anything.      But l givo you the actual
facts   which   speak      for   themselves.
People have loft tlieir places becauso
tho  Galicians   came   in  and      settled
near them.      These other people are
jtho   pioneers   and   not  the  Galicians,
Ibut the latter camo  in and   had  lho
advantage ' of   tho   experience   of   the
lothers.   and   they  settled      in   places
'���which  would   be considered  desirable
'for "eulomont  by other  people  were
it not.  for tho Tact that theso Galicians camo there.     It is not necessary
that thev should occupy every quarter
section in ordor to keep other people
out.   because   lhey   have   taken   up   a
tract of country about 25 miles      in
ilengo.,   and   there   no   other  settlers
'will go, although these Galicians have
not occupied   every      other      quarter
section.      ^-   i'"i' face      of  it,   it is
plain that this is a very serious question.      AA'hile   wo   havo   not   suffered
tiny very serious loss so far, T would
not be doing justice lo the distirc.t T
represent were  I nol to  place before
jthis house'and  government  the  fact
H-hat there is danger, very serious, to
;t!ie settlement ot the North AVest, and
(particularly that part ot  the country
Trom   the   influence   of   these   Galicians.      I say so partlculary because T
mink I havo the honor of the largest
sharo ot   the  settlement      of      theso
people.     They seem to think wo have
thc   most  desirable  country  for  they
ire  coming  in  there      in   increasing
numbers.       T   understand   that  there
re other members from other sections
who ho.- different views.     There aro
members from Ontario and the maritime   provinces  who   hold      different
views.       Well,   I   am   willing'  to   let
everybody   speak   for  himoslf,   but   I
would   respectfully   suggest       to   tho
government thnt in Northern Alberta
v.*c have all-the Galicians wc can sat-
isfactrily  assimilate   at  present,   and
if the  honorable  minister of the  interior can suggest any policy whereby
these   peoplo  can   be directed   to   the
localities represented  by' these  other
gentlemen who desire them  so much,
1  havo- no objection   to  that      being
done. But do not send them to
Normern Alberta, for we have all we
can successfully deal with, and I
would be very glad to have them sent
to thc County of __~ontenuc, or tho
city ... __,���. John, or the district of
Saskatchewan, or any other place
wnere their presence is desired,
where there is a field for them, and
where they will fill a long felt want'
But we do not want them in Edmonton, for we aro already fully sup-
ylied. You ask where are we to get
people to fill up Lhe North AVest? 1
in {looked over the Uniteel States census
a. few minutes ago, and 1 found that
in 1890 there were in " the United
States 9S0,93S native bom Canadians.
Of these uiS,-H2 were English and
302,-l!)(. French. There were of Canadian descent in the United Slates at
that time 1,700,943 people. If it is
true that there were in 1890 about
1,000.000 native horn Canadians in
the United States, if my calculation
is good for anything, it means that,
there has been an overflow of population fr.om-Canada to me United
Stales of not less than 30,000 people
a year for BO years. AVhere, then,
can. we find a better field by immigration to the North \\rest than right
these people will have sovereign Uu Canada itself, right in the older
powers, numbers only half p. million, provinces. I know that that was
or scarcely that? {contrary   to  the policy  of      the  late
"But" you mav say "these people will {government, as it is to the policy of
not come in largo numbers.*' Let the present government, but is it not
me inform the house, on that point, j worth trying to get some of the
that the Galician populaiion���thai is, .30,000 a year to go to the North
the class ot people who belong to the AA^esl. You may say mat if is just
Little Russian race, from whom, as easy for Canadians to go to the
these immigrants come���numbers 'North West as people �� from the
about three million in the province of'.Uniio/i States. Unfortunately, that
Mie-n-r���not��� the=-case.������A���man
neglect io s.end I.I rents to the editor.
Ji. pop cent, per annum on 7."0.U*)"I !li would overwhelm him. Money Is a
words in 1M~5. a Pacific cable would. I corrupting thing. The editor .knows
if il came into actual work on the jit; what he wants is your heartfelt
Js-t of January. 1900, earn ��178.-I"!?, in jt'ianks. Then be cari thank _the
its fiscal year of working, if the rate Sprinters and they can thank . their
obtained  by it per word  were :*s  3d, 'grocers:
thus leaving a credit balance on the \~ Take your job work t.o another job
first year's working of ��33.550. Jf ;c,flice. and then come and ask for free
the rate per word be reduced to 2s in church notices. Get vour lodge
the year 1900. it would earn .C 109,807; letterheads and stationery printed
lu 1901, ��120.7SS; in 1902, ��132.SC7: out of town and then flood the editor
and in 1903. ��146,153: it would thus "with beautiful thoughts in resolutions
become a paying concern in !lK';<-f respect and card's of thanks. They
fourth year of working." .'make such  spicy reading and    when
Ixjrd   Strathcona     takes     a     more |yon pick it up filled with these glow-
.avorable view  of  the earnings.    Mr. \ing and   vivid  mortuary  articles   vou
Mulock very frankly says: "Whether
profit or loss, the proposal in the resolution involves Canada being interested to the extent of five-eighteenths'"
Tho balance of the thirteen-eigh:-
(-enths will be thus distributed: Great
Britain live-eighteenths, and New
Zealand, Queensland, New South
Wales and \rictoria two- eigtheenths
each. To give an exactly proportionate representation on the hoard of
directors being impossible, the ar-
raneemnt is for the board to consist
cf eight members, on which'the Imperial government will have three
members, the four Australian colonies
three, and Canada three. Mr. Mulock
in closing his speech said: "It was no
mean thing for a'' great public u-ork
of such Imperial importance as tho
Pacific cable is to have a terminus on
Canadian soil." He predicted that
the line would attract commcrco to
the Dominion, would enable us to c��
are so proud  of      your  little      local
But money���scorn the filthy thing.
Don't let the pure, innocent editor
know anything about, it. Keep that,
for sordid tradespeople who charge
for their wares. Tlie editor gives his
bounty away. The Lord loves a
cheerful giver: He.i take care cf
the editor. He has a charter from
ihe State to act. as doormat for the
company. He -will get the paper out
somehow; and stand up for town and
whoop it up for yoii'jwhen you run
for office, and lie about your pigeon-
toed daughter's tacky wedding, and
blow about your big-footed sons when
they get a $4 a week job, and weep
over your shrivelled soul when it. is
released from its miserable hulk, and
smile at your giddy wife's second
marriage. Don't worry about the
editor���he'll -get on. The Lord
i knows how���tut somehow.
urogrc.-s.ive   and     therefore    are     no'
I <*ay that bv putting into - i!>���-
Nortli West a class of people who
are inn progresive. whose ambition i-i
not. civilization. vou are handicapping the settlors who are there, and
whose ambition is to buihl up a prosperous and civilized country, such at
yon sen around you loday���the resuit
not. of accident or eh.ujce or tiie fore*-
of fireumstanees. bv any means, bu;
the result, of the application of energy,
intelligence, enterprise ,-md every
other quality that goes tn make
man or a nation: and vou cannot
have t.he establishment, of a progressive civilization in Mie North AV :sr.
without these qualities in tho rrio:>
who aro there, anv- more Ihan y.-i
could have had it here. This (oii,.-
tiy is civilized, is progressive,is ctc'
by reason of the people who inha'.'t
it. Tliere are other countries far -ihe.Kl
of Canada in narural advantage--, |, -.:
which aro nor. lhe equals of Canaq->
and are not. in sight of Car.<i<ln ir.
civilization or progress, or in anv-
ting that goes to make the gr^atnes-
and blessedness of a nation. Tt is th"
people. Now, transplant in the, couv,
try that, is ahead of Canada in natur*-i
rosourres, but is f.-.r behind it n ci. i-
lization and prosperity, for the on.--
goes with the other���and you ->*''
them as n. collar around thn neck nf
your civilized and prosperous ^-ttlei--
you cannot, expect to see that, p-.ogre -,
which you would hay. if t.he country
were inhabited entirely by civilized
people. The more fact, of tru.iplan..
ing a man from one place; to another
does not change his nature, .nu see
all thc difference between one _ettle.
meat  and   anotUir,    clmplv   l~ecau~~r:-
Uii..cd States gets his passenger fare
at a cent a mile over the railway and
lower rates of freight.. The Canadian
pays more for freight on his goods
and effects .than men from tne United
States, so that thore is discrimination
igainst the Canadian going to his
own country. That, is ono reason
which account!- ror the overflow of
30,000 a year from Camilla. lo the
United States. Theso Canadians arc
the people who will seltlc the North
AA'est. better than any other people,
who will  make more out of the      ro-
Galicia in Austria. Tlltr*"resr^of
population are Poles. Germans and
Jew.-. '. ne. Gaiicians arc the servile
or lower stratum of the country. They
ar�� the subject race, and they are
being crowded out. by the Germans.
It became a 'in'.-siion whethei- the
German;; or the Galicians should get
out. .lie paramount authority in
liini country :- the government oi
Austria, and the paramount authority
in the government of Austria is
li' mian. Ii does not nee.l. thnn.
much figuring "o show that, when it
(���..ine to lie a q;i"_*tlnn of thc G"rnian
or ilu. -.jaliilaii ."ttiiig mi' ~h" b-ick- sources of tho country, who will fur-
mg of the .. -.rian government warf-nlsh the most freight, for our rail-
to retain tin <<-l-m_n ��u<l _"-���'! oiit,w;r������ who will do most to build np
the Galiriiin. That i_ how w<- got and strengthen our civilization and
the (iiilii'.an immigration s-i e.isily, 'nation, and instead of the people of",
beransc tlie government of lhe (onu- 'h��~ eastern country setting their
irv is ncn onlv willing, but anxious Jnot>a against the immigration of their
lll'at a (.oii��id<-r.iiile number of Gal-{own countrymen to tho North West,
iciiins should 1-ave. in order <o make it is hi the last, degree to* their
room for the it" reused population of {interest to do everything they can to
the Germans. With a population of |s'"��d them there because if they do
'��.r.ietliiii8 Iiie .". uuii.oi""" people to'nr,t ��o there, lhe records show they
<n*aw  from    Uie government  t,( whom Igo io 'he United States.
is  .ir.xious   that   most,   if   :ioi   ali.  of;	
tl-.eni  should  leave,  wc i.tar.d  in  dan- 1 '  	
ger of naving such an influx of popu- ;
'anon   from   tliat country     thai    eir '
North  Vjfest civilization  will   he over- |
v. helmed:   and   I stand here today to
call  ths attention of  tho government
and the house     to tha.t fact.     There
is not only a population of 3,000,000 of !
this race in Galicia. but a large: part
Tea Is
Point Comfort
Hotel -__
of the population of Southern
Russia is of the same race, what in
called the I-ittle Russians, and tvr-
have no reason to doufct that if t.he
immigration from Galicia become?
very large, there wil? not'S'; an immigration from Southern ftiissin,
where the. conditions are. v.-ry tdrnilar.
So thnt we stand in danger of having
a greater number of these people than
wc nan handle nnd assimilate and
who control us instead of our controlling them. Wc have not. i cached
that pitch yet, and have liot.-suffnrQd
any r_erious loss in thc main. But
there ir no use in wailing until wc do
suffe.r serious loss. ft is desirable
that wc should recognize the position
in whicli wo stand and take our
measures accordingly. We have not
sutrcrerl serious loss, but havo suffered loss. It Is said that these people
settle where other people will not.
but in tr.y part of the country .they
settle  where   other   people  h'ave*"'set-'
Plurnpor's   Paps,
Mayne Island, B. C.
i    Miilur.iy lK!iu'>'(-ii  Vnncoiivrr mnl Victoria
TliN hotel I* rflliMii'.l nn one of the most
!><_Mitl"nl i_ I.iimN In liicOiiU of O-iorgin
f_ll!.i.ite<!<:II;.'litfiil: _,'..od l)(..-itlng and tithing:
l.-wn l.-liillc nnil tiiitlilnu'.
.In _t tli. l.l.-H-i-K. ty-nri a holiday ilnrii.g the
hot :iuniiii(-r month*.
Tie; rit.-.iiiiiT l.-uvf-i \"niii'oiivcr on Mi.nd.ivp,
nn.l "C';iv V.'i^tdiln-iti-i-o.i 'I liur-.d.-|.._. und sTil-
Mod'T.-itc r.-iti'-*.   Aiq.Iy to the .Mruinijpr.
iiKr.n hhaiis,
until".. AN1MAI_S, ETC.
Preserved and mounted.
';0F 0i\NA_&
Head Office, Toronto
Paid Up Capital $2,t<Ei3,(!��i
Reserve     -   -   -    -   i,3C0,Q��e
��� Directors:
H. S. Howland   Preside!""
l.R.Memtt,Vice Pres., (St. Oath.-1
William "Ramsay, Hobeit JalT"ay,
Hugh Kyan,   T.  Sutherland  Slayunr
Blias. Kogers.
D. R. Wilkie. General Manager,
North West and British Columbia
Trandon      Portage la V.t-.couyos
Calgary "- Prairie "'.Vniriijiog
Edmonton   Prince Allien    Hevelstokc
Strathcona N, laon, B,
Essex Niagara Falls   Iiii. 'lhomivt
Pergua Port Colborne {Toronto
Gait Rat Portage      |VO'iIa��id
Iiurersoll     Sault Nl. Mafiep,J''0"dut,r.i'"t
Listoweil   St, Uatihariu-H lllainiltor,
Montreal, Quebec.
Savings Bank Dei.,. etiiiHiil.��� ne^ofn,.
of $1 and tipwni.'d.< received aim
interest allowed.
Debentures-��� Provincial, Municipal
and other dclicufuio.  i*-.iicii.-.rifil.
Drafts and l-uttcrs ol Credit���Availalile at all i>oinr.i; in Canada, Uuited
Kingdom, United ~-itai.e., Unrope,
India, China," Japan, AiiMM-nlia, New
Ziialand, etc
Gold  PuI'chayed
This Bank Issues Special Receipts
which will bo accounted for at any ot
tho Hudson's Hay Co's Posts ln tho
Yukon ank noi'thorn districts.
A. B. B. HEAK.N,
Maiiaeror Revelstoko Bi>ar.uh
seme  wnero   ottier   people   have   set-'^.u.   jC.    ���     .     n   P  ,       ,,
tiod ami where other pcopio* would ��� Intra bt. East of Senoolhouse
Because it is absolutely
pure. There is no other
just as good,
Thc great care used in
selecting the plants for
Tetley's, ensures thc
consumer getting a tea
. that is uniform in flavor
and strength
We have it direct from thc
producers arid sell it in the
original packages,
1-2 Ib. Sealed package for    25c
I lb. Sealed package for    5i?c_
10 Ib, Tins for$4.0._
The Hudson's Bay Conv
pany are, sole agents for
Tetley's Tea in Manitoba
The North���West Territor<-
ies and British Columbia,
(lilts, Tnj*r;iiii:��,   Miens,   i<*'ii-
lins*-(id r.iUn, mid  bonluis   ��f
Tl-Oi'hcnjitjsl uud bust stuck of
WALL l��ALMi��S in llie city.
Ijlhural  discounts ^ivun   nil
:ill cash orders.
I   rienl   oulv    in  * \V A I_ L
L3 A L* H It S   iind sulicii an   ���
luspcctiuii of niy stock.
Barristers,  Solicitors, Notaries Public,
Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.
Money To Loan.'
XV. White,. J.  M.  Scott, B.A..
Q. C. L. L. E..
F. li. Gwillim,
habvey & McCarter
Barristers,  Solicitors, Etc.
Solicitors for Imperial Bank o"�� Canada"
Company funds to loan at S'per cent.
Offices:      Molsons Bank Block.
First Street, Itevelstoke Station, B. C.
J. W. Cross, M. D.
Ollice:   Taylor   Hlock, .Mackenzie    Avenue,
Siiriscon lo llie (J.l'.lt
lieu.til olllccr. City of Ucvc'.sto e.
OIHcc  and  Residence   two  doors  east
of Cowan Block.
Third  Strcot, Centre.
Ni)_;ht and day calls attended to.
Telephone connection.
The Revelstoke
Herald i����>��i w-cckiyi
Has more readers in North
Kootenay than any other paper;
has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;
does moro job printing in the
city than any other paper; it's
news is more spicy anil up-to-
date; its influence is greater;
its advertising rates are lowest
circulation considered; its subscription rate is only $2.00 per
annum; it covers the field. Try
it and he with the crowd.
Write to
Revelstoke, B. C.
Smelter    Townsite
Wo Havo a Good Supply of
and Lumber
Call ivn-l -Md us. Woeim-lirc you.
Point Comfort Jlotel
PLUMPER PASS.    -  ���
About    midway    between    Vancouver
and Victoria.
Tho hotel is situated on or.o of the
most beautiful islands'in the Gulf of
Climate delightful. Good boating
and fishing, lawn tennis and bathing.
Just the place to spend a holiday
during the hot summer months.
The house is well furnished and
with all modern conveniences.  "'
Apply to MANAGER.
Steamer leaves     New Westminster^
overy Monday, Thursday and     Saturday.      . i -��\
T. D. Pickard"
Gold, Silver or Lead $1.50
Copper  2.00
Gold and Silver  2.00
.Gold-or_SiIver_and_Copper  2.50
Gold, Silver and��� Lead '.-.. 3.00
Gold, Silver, Lead and Copper.... 4.00
Prompt Attention to Samples,by Mail,
Cash Must Accompany the Sample.
FpontSt. Revelstoke
Hotel Victoria
J. V. PERKS, Prop-
Hotel Accommodation the Pest in tho
City.for, the .money.
Heated hy hot air: electric light and
hell in every room
Hourly stieet car hetween  hotel  and
Large and well lighted sample room.
Free bus meets all  trains.
Ti,L H^ig
Notary Public,        ���
Sole Agent for    ���"""���"���'���^^
Mining-, Fire and
Life Insurance. ���
Oflice, Opposite C.P.R. Depot.
Thos.  R, Davey
Trout Lake City
Notary Public Mining and Real
Estate Broker and general Coinnvs
sion Agent. Mines reported on and
Estimates given for work. Latest reliable information as to claims woik
ing and for sale in the district. Good
Poo. pests beld easy.���-Write or call.
/, //V
A Man Cut in Two  At Portage  LaPrair ie
covered. Daniel Garcia, a planter,
was among the prisoners who escaped
nnd got to thc Aemrican lines. He
says that the rebels are well supplied
with arms and ammunition and provisions. They secured many tons of
canned food from the transport Centennial when she went ashore and a
number of American uniforms, in
which some of the rebels are dressed.
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba,
August 8.���Wm. W. Nuttle, of Corinna,
Maine, met with ���*. sudden death at
(he Canadian Pacific Rrilway depot
yesterday morning. As thc west
bound Imperial Lin- ted pulled in
Mr. McElUorn, the car Inspector,
noticed two men riding on the plat-
lorm of thc baggage car next the
lender. Ho saw Nuttle, who had evidently mistaken the Manitoba and
>~oi'th Westorn  railway depot for thc
C. P. R., preparing to jump eff to the -.-dSlAN INTRIGUES IN CHINA
C. P. R. platform .iust as the train
had passed Main street. Seeing thc Pekin, August S.���Tho Russian
C. P. R. depot and the ciowd watt- .minister has addressed a nolo to the
ir.g for thc arrival of the train there Chinese foreign oflico warning that
lie seems to have changed his mind, i,ody against signing an alliance with
and just as the train was pulling up, Japan which would givo great of-
no jumped on the M. & N. W. R. fence to Russia and stating that the
platform His jump was seen by consequence to China would bo most
only two persons, a companion who serious,
was riding with him. and Xx7. J. Rose,
of the Farmers' elevator. Rose had
just come to the door of thc elevator
in time to see the train coming in.
He saw Nuttle jump and fall headforemost on the platform. His body
hounded up several foet and his legs
were caught by one of the cars. He
was * brown under the wheels which
crossed his shouldeis severing his
head from his body and horribly
crushing the head in to a mass, which
left the features'unrecognizable. The
wheels also severed  one leg.
At  the   Northern  Pacific  Yards   Yesterday.
AVinnipeg. August S.���While engaged
at wor kin the Northern Pacific yards
vesterdav, Olat Snider, an Icelander,
and .1. A. l.othman. a Swede, were in-
���hired hv one of the cars that wore
being shunted. Pour men were encaged in cutting a rail and a car was
shoved towards them on thc "flying
���hunt" and Lothm'an was struck on
the shoulder and in tailing knocked
Snider over. When the engine was
stooped thev were found * in an. unconscious condition. Snider presented a most horrifying spectacle being
one mass of blood from head to foot.
Dr. McArthur was sent for and bound
iip their injuries as well as he was
i bio and had them removed in an
ambulance to ,St. Boniface      hosoital.
' Tjpon  examination   Snider  was   found
to  be   in   a   terrible  condition.   - His
"log and body were badly cut and his
lf-ft thich splintered. At a late hour
Inst night his life was despaired of.'
l.othman was more fortunate as he
escaped with his leg broken a
below the ltnce.
Will  Probably Visit    London
Reaching  Homo.
Louden, August S.���The 'Rome correspondent of the Daily Mail says
that Admiral Dewey will arrive there
un Wednesday and he has asked for
an audience with the pope. According to the same . correspondent
the American admiral will visit
London before returning lo the
United States.
Interesting     Match     Begun
Toronto Yesterday.
Toronto. August" 8.���The annual international cricket match between tlu
lTnited States and ^the Canadians was
begun at" Roscdale yesterday morning
i.n a good wicket. The Slates wei.l
to but first and completed '20G runs.
The Canadians followed with ISO for
the loss of eight wickets when play
was stopped for the day.
*    .*    *
A Good   Deal ot Business Still  to.Bo
Ottawa, August, S.���Tho house * ot
commons had a varied programme
yesterday finishing' up some old business. ."Eighty-eight items of supplementary estimates, 10 government
hills and various motions still remain on the session's programme.
ceremony took place at St. Peter's
cathedral which was crowded. Archbishop 0'oonnor, of Toronto; Bishop
Downng, of -i.amilton; Bishop O'Con-
uor, of Peterboro; and" many other
distinguished prelates and priests
frm various parts of the peninsula
were present. Father Bayard, administrator of me diocese, read ��� the
announcement from the pope appointing Bishop McEvay and the ceremony in connection was then performed by Archbishop O'Connor, of Toronto, assisted by Bishops O'Connor, of
Peterboro. and Dowling. of Hamilton,
other dignitaries attending on
them. Father Tynan, of Pullman,
Illinois, preached the consecration
sermon and immediately afterwards
the new >,.siiop accompanied by the
two bishops and the archbishop proceeded down the aisle and gave his
blessing to the. congregation.
People      Thrown
Bridgeport, Conn., August 7.���The
most frightful catastrophe recorded
in Connecticut for nearly half a century occurred shortly before -I o'clock
yesterday afternoon on the Stratford
extension of the Shelton Street
Railway company when a loaded car
went off me trestle over the Peck
mill pond at Oronoque, about six
miles north of Bridgeport, and sunk
in the Hats -15 feet below. Thus far
30 people are known to be dead and
several moro injured. Only two
persons are known to have escaped
unharmed. II is believed thai ...--re
were III passengers on the car. hut
lho indicator was removed hy a conductor, so that at present it is impossiblo to stato accurately the number aboard. The scene of the accident is midivay between Shelton
and Bridgeport. The car was north
bound running towards Shelton. It
was in charge of . Conductor John
Carroll, of Bridgeport, who was among
lhe drowned, and Motorman Hamilton, ot i_ridgepoi*t. who escaped bv
jumping. The trestle is 140 feet
long and made of iron with stone
foundations and whicli is not protected
by any guard rails. South of the
trestle is ciuite an incline on which
tho cars ran down at a very fast rate
of speed. After it had run on- to
the trestle for about 10 feet the trucks
left the rails and then the car continued on the ties for about InO feet
whon it went olf the trestle and
dropped into the pond below overturning completely and upending.
When lhc car struck, the motor which
weighed four tons and me heavy
truc'Ks crashed into it instantly killing many passengers.
And Seventy-three Injured Owing to a
Railroad  Collision in France.
Paris, August 7.���A collision occurred at 9:0 o'clock last evening on
the Orleans railway at Juvisy between
tlie Paris and Nantes train and tho
Paris and Lyons Mediterranean train
which left eight minutes late. So
far as known 17 persons are dead and
73 are injured as a result of the accident.
Pitmcning Ber.'icea ut 11 a.m. and T.'MI
p.m. Clans lueetiiiK al the close oC the
morning service. .~nhbath School and Bible
Class nt 2:30 p.m.* Weekly prayor meeting
every WcilntBdiiy oveniiiK at 7:30 p.m. Tho
public are cordlRlly invited.   Sent a treo.
HEV. S. J. THOMPSON. Paator.
Manufacturers of  all   kinds of
Church   of  England   Sunday  Services
Eight a.m.  Holy  Communion;      11    ,       ^   , TTr   . ���   , .... ,
meeting,  litany and     sermon,  (Holy  Aerated Waters, Soda and Mineral
Eucharist, first Sunday in the month)   * "'"-���'-       '- ��     ' '  T>-"'
The Aeme-
Incorporated by Act of P'p.uimext, 1855.
:30 Sunday school, or childrens'
service; 7:30 evensong (choral) and
sermon. Holy     Days���The     Holy
Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or S
a.m. as announced. Fridays���7:30
Evensong, with spiritual reading.
Holy Baptism is administered usually
a;ter Sunday school at 3:15.
E. C. PAGET, D. D.,
j Waters in Syphons and Bottles.
Service ovcr> Sunday ut 11 a.m. uud 7:31)
p.m Bib'e Clies at 2:;_1 p.m.. to which
nil ore welcome. Prayer meeting ac 8 p.m,
every Wednesday.
t*.   moko.     _l_na   flrut and third Huniluye In
month al 10:30 a.m.
SALVATION ARMY���Mfrllngs every niRht
in their hall oa Front SI reo:
Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 1658.
licmilnr mcctiiif_5 me held in lho
Oddfellows Hall "" llie third l-'rld.iy
or ouch month nl I.:1.!! p. in. Vi-sltlug
bri'tlu-i'ii coi'illnllv invited.
\V. (I. lilrncv. XV.il.; It. 1*. l'etti-
S.; 10 A. Keith'son Flu. See ; Thus.
iiieoe, Kee
Steed, Treasurer.
Court   Mt.   Bcgbie,
Moots in tlii Odd-
felioWH' Hull om the
Urnl and Ith Fridays of
each month. Vi.,tin,_:
brethren invited to
R. Campbell,    IC.
Chief Ranger.
D. .1. C. Jolinsou
F(ev8lsto-\e  Hospital
Maternity Room in connection.
Vaccine   kept    on    hand.
!^E DIHKC'I'OItS:   Wm. Moi.sun .Iaci-iikiu-on'.
Factori69 at Vernon and Revel- i����-
stoke, B.C. !fc
- -      82,000.000
- - -      Sl.600.000
        President;   S.  II. Ewino, Ylct I'rtnlileiit:
W.-.M. Ramsay, Sajiukl Kinlkv, Hksbv Ar.c11utAt.11, J. P. Cu:c,ik.kn,
H. JlAUKI.A-.il MOL-O.Y.
F. WOK-Kirros Thomas, General Manager.*'
A general banking business transacted,
Interest allowed ai current z��
_ .7. T). MOLSON. =5
Ifc Ma..agi:!i, Rkvm_it(.i*k, II. C.     Zjt
! ^-A-W-i-4..M-U-Wli_.^i4.A-i^^
Undertaking and Embalming
R. Howson & Co,,
mackcxzii: avi:.
1-Ctitil Dealers in Furniture.
These Are Facts
and Draymaq.
Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest
notice.      Contracts for Jobbing taken.
firs.  McKechnie.. and   Jeffs. Attendants I
Elacksra\~t__ine~' Jobbi_-��
Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting
Sheet Iron Work
Machinery MePaired
Mining Work a Specialty���-��____
Revelstoke   Station
Grand Trunk Fireman'Loses His Life
. ih a Collision.
Buffalo, New York. August S.���A
Grand Trunk railroad engine drawing
a number of empty passenger
coacl-es from port Erie track to this
city collided head on with "a New
York Central coal train at the foot of
*. Hudson street yesterday evening.
Both the engine and several of thc
cars were wrecked. Fireman \V. J.
Griffiths, ot the Grand Trunk engine
was caught between! his engine and
the tender and was sc badly crushed
that he died * soon afterwards.
Griffiths' home is in Toronto. He
was so firmly wedged in hetween the
, twi.'Pd iron work that it was found
necessary to amputate his right leg
at the hip before' he could he released.      He  died  on his way to  the
-��� hospital. "'
Ville Marie Bank .Will Give ?.100 for
.Montreal. August 8.'���It was an-
nouiiccYl today that thc authorities cf
reward-ot $500 for thc capture of .fas.
.7.- Herbert, the teller, who .is charged
with absconding" with ?5S,000 worth
of thc bank's funds. -The condition
of Wm. weir, the president of the
bank, is by no means reassuring ..0
the 'members of his, family. Ho
shows the effects of the mental strain
which he has been under. Dr. E.
Roddick, who' is Weir's physician, has
given orders lhat no one outside of
his family .is to be allowed . to see
him. The' Jacques Cartier hank
will, it is understood, shortly he reopened.
Bar-Harbor, Mich., August S.���The
searcti was kept up all day in the
water round the pier of the Mount
Dessert ferry. The total number of
dead is 20 and the injured number 50.
A strict investigation by the coroner
win be made."
Nineteen  Persons Laritl at Spain in a
.Small Boat.
London, August 7.���Adyices from
Muros, Spain, say that a boat containing _9 persons belonging to the
British steamer Winthrope have arrived at that place. The steamer
Winthrope sailed from Newport, England on July 21st for Lisbon and was
last icported passing Barry Island on
the same date.-
Manila, August     7.���The     steamer
Saturnus,  of the Compania Maritlma,
opened up by the
Minoral Properties
iamond Core
To obtain rapidly (be knowledge nf the value of rref* or ledges
uotbiiiRi'j to bo (.'tmipai-ed with the Diamond Core Drill, which will
prove mora in 30 duy�� than an outfit; of men tunnelliujr or sinking
shafts couid orove in ten yen r.i.
Tlie Diamond Core Drill win pierce the mountains and ke tb
ecret of what it contains from their very hearts, aud the more so id
ho rock formatiou, the. quicker it will do its woik.
Tho Diamond Core Drill U so constructed tbat it can be taken  11
pieres and packed on tli. backs of horses aud carried   and   worked
almost inaccessible plaiu"" where water cau be obtained,���aud it
be iu almost any part of British Columbia.
For full information aud particulars apply by letter or in person to
J.    D.     SIBBALD,
Large light bed  rooms.     Bates
Table    furniubed    with
the choicest the market.
afford o.     Best    Winei
LUi.1.>_������,   and      Cigars'
SI.      a day.     Monthly race.
J. ALBERT STONE, Proprietor.
RATES.   $l.oo   PER   DA'/
coasting under the American-
was burned on "Wednesday and.
crew are missing. Details of'
affair are not known.
Vu-.itauver. B. C.' August S.���Ben j.
Neilstn. while driving a load of bricks
dislodged the front board of his wag-
��� nn-'-osterdav.l .-He fell.forward .with
the'dislodged-hricks and the horses
kicked ���'.iim to death.
lhe proceedings Commenced
day at Rennes.
Rennes. August S.���The proceedings
of   tho   court   martial "beforo   which
Captain   Dreyfus  is  now      on      trial
opened  yesterday  morning.      Dreyfus
entehreirwith a firm     step     though
features  were   pallid.      He   is   partly
bald and what hair he has is grey, and
close cropped.     He answered the formal  questions  of  the presiding judge
��� as"to his name.- age. etc.. in a clear
and determined voice.     He sat facing
the judges with his hands resting on
his knees, an impassable figure.   The
inal opened as far as Rennes Is concerned   in   an   atmosphere   of  perfect
tranquillity,   the    population    apparently being indifferent.     Only a small
crowd  gazed outside  the entrance to
the lycee up to C o'clock.     A meeting
thc  correspondents  of   foreign   newspapers was held  last  evening to protest  against  the   manner      in   which
they have heen treated  in the distribution of tickets ot admission to the
trial.     English and American    pressmen who are the greatest     sufferers
from the unintelligent way  in which
the tickets were alloted took the lead
ia the proceedings which ended in a
decision to make the strongest representations  in  thc  proper quarters  in
favor of-an amelioration of the conditions.      Several prominent   English
and American journalists were virtually excluded from yesterday's session
lliu favor of insignificant     continental
-Bridgeport.. August_S.���The ., total
number of persons killed hy the trolley accident is 39 and 13 injured, of
which Couiv are ,likely to die. Motor-
man Hamilton, who is Injured, and
is lying in the Hospital , does not
think that he*should be held responsible as he was not going too fast
when tlio car jumped thc track. Ho
did all he could lo stop thc car and
then jumped.
Upper Arrow Lake,
Well Known for Their
Health Giving Properties.
Good accommodation.* A. good bv
well supplied with choice winyr
liquors and cigars. ,. a
Free Bus Meets All Trains
Brown  &
It Is Said Will Reach* no Less Than
Vancouver, August 7.���It is estimated that $40,000,000 will be the Yukon
clean up for 1S99.     Exactly ?1,700,000
goyeSnt��"rro.aibJesUbey Commfs* I The Arrow Lakes Steamers Kootenay and.Minto Call Daily
sionei-  Ogilvie   and   his   subordinates. *
Most of the miners claim that this
SI .700.000 in royalties means that at
least $40,000,000 has been recovered.
steamer Rosalie from thc north last
night. There were some 200 passengers on hoard who brought treasure amounting to $750,000. - All thoso
on board admitted that .the Klondike
is the richest gold digging district in
the world, and that $50,000,000 will
be cleaned up next season with improved  machinery.
Suoal Lake. Manitoba. August S.���
Howard Shiirmnn. dentist, was drowned in Slioal Lake this morning, about
10:iiO. Ills body was recovered about
an hour afterward.
Phlllip'ine Rebels Are Eating Amerl
ca Beef at Last and Wearing
Manila, August 8.���The rebels have ''Plus of $6,77
���succecdcd   In eluding General      Otliv'
-ollicers.      They had transferred three
Americans  and   70  Spanish   prisoners
from Cavite province to Battua. They
placed thc prisoners In Cascocs Wednesday   night, and   towed   tlicm   by  a
  . _. 4?* _.iS^.U_^     .��.....*     mm     C,,
Notwlthstailning the    Large
in  Expenditure.
Ottawa, August 7.���Full returns of
the revenue and expenditure for the
financial year ending June 30 have
not yet been all accounted for. but
they'will bo in a very fow days when
it will he shown that the surplus for
the year will be considerably larger
than Minister Fielding predicted in
the ouclget speech. 'From figures already to hand it is plain that there
will be an excess of revenue over expenditure of over $5,000,000. During
the month of July revenue to the extent of $l,30o,811 which was standing
for the past fiscal year had been received, while there is an expenditure
of $5,530,000 which is made on payment of accounts for the same period.
There is about half a million dollars
of revontio to nand from the Klondike
which has" not. been t3ken Into ac-
coiit and there are expenditures
which have not yot reached the
finance department. The revenue so
1 far amounts to $46,00l,3G6, and ex-
* pcndltup�� to $39,812,672, leaving a siir-
and Soo Line.
A Conveyance'is run in connection with the Steamers
and the Springs.
Good Accommodation both   at   the    Springs
the Landing.
Telegraphic Co'mmunicati on.
$1.25 per day.
Baths Free.
Do   Vou  CUant  a   Home   in    This';  Grouting    DDining  and
Railcuay  Centre  ?
Th. C. & K. s'eam Navigation Company have som. of them
lightlul pTopprty in Revelstoke.    It is charmingly * situated,   ha_.dy  to
to any portion of the town.    Come and enquire about it at once."   Easy
terms if necessary. *
._ T. Lt. KfllG Sole; Agent
W-    M.    BROWN,
^.Wholesale and Ketail Dealer in *-	
lTish,  and   Game   in    Season.       Markets   at   Revelstoke
Kevelstoke Station, Kakusp, Trout Like City, and Ferguson
Feed and Sale Stable of tbo Lardeau and Trout Lake
Days    Acrcss   thc   Con*-
tinent  by  the
The fastest and best equipped
train crossing the continent.
Trains leaving lhe Pc.cific Coast
SATURDAYS connect at Fort
William with tho palatial lako
steamers "Mauitoba,""Aih?rta" and j
'Athabasca'- across the great lakes.!
J, D, Sibbald
MINING     ���
Saddle    and     Puck
always for hiic.
1 lot-sec
and   Teaming   a
Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock
for Trout Lake City.   For particulars write
CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing
Hotel Ferguson
Ferguson, B.C.
Best AccoMmodatiox
Ix the Lab-deat*--.
For   information,   time
map* aud tickets apply to
London, August 7.���Father McEvay,
_      _..���_-. ..   _ formerly vicar general of the diocese
Vieam'launch""paststhc guns on Cor- ,of Hamilton., wan consecrated hy thc
li-ida   inland   without      being      dlB- |bishop of Hamilton jebterday.      The j
Agent, Revelbtoke.
E. J. Covle. Asst-Gen. Passenper
Agent, Vancouver, B. O.
Rate8$2 Pep Day.
McKenzie Ave,
I Manufacturers of
and Dealers __"""'
SasK Door*. Turning.. Plinth*. Comer
Block?. Moulding* of all klndt. Fancy
f~-itile�� nnd Verandah work. Bracket!,
of every de*rrintton made to order.
-tore and Office FittinRJ, Window
Frames, -with sash, fitted a ipeelalty.
thc latest machinery. Dry kiln
preiniw*. Call ana get pricce before
going elsewhere.
SAW?ER & MANV W<��. We  Have  Some extra values this week  in Toweling at Gc, .7 Ac., 10c,  12-ic and 15c, in pare linen.  A lot of Wrappers to clear at  00c. and SI.50, regular price  was $1.75 and $2-50.  When you need a nice table  cloth fust drop in and see  the splendid values we can  give you at 35c, 40c.., 50c,  75c. and SI.  Thc assortment of Flannelettes Ave can offer you in  prices, patterns and colors  will surprise and convince  you that we can do better  for you than any house in  the trade at  The Cash Bazaar  W. MELDRUM, MANAGER  1I0WH0N BLOCK. - McKENZIE AVE.  If you wish to enj oy a cup  of really delicious tea try  Blue Ribbon Ceylon,  THE  LEADING STORE  No BLUSTER, No Fuss, JUST,BUSINESS, THAT'S ALL.  THE PASSING SHOW.  A Fresh Supply of  Enos Fruit Salts  Bromo Seitzer  Abeys Salts  TUST RECEIVED.  Jn". the thing  to use in the hot weather for  fcich Stomach, Headache, Etc., at the  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  CHAS. R. MCDONALD, Manager.  MCKENZIE   AVE..   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL AMD  GENERAL   NEWS  Good pay dirt is being washed on  Smith creek.  Mrs. B, R. Atkins has returned from  her visit Id Montana.'  Out- report oi lust night's council  meeting will appear in our next  issue.  ' O. L. Lofsvold, Mrs. Lofsvold and  family left' for Spokane yesterday  morning,!  Mr. nnd Mrs. C. A. Lohdell, of St.  Thomas, Ont.. are visiting Mrs. T.W.  Brudshaw.  Mrs. E. H. McLean returned from a  holiday trip to the Arrow Lake oo  Thui-sduy.  J. Nelson's nack train pulled out for  Standard Basin, Big Bend, yesterday  with supplies.  The French Creek Mining Cn. have  apparently pulled up stakes on French  creek, Big Bend.  C, B. Hume and Miss Hume and  Mrs. Chas. F. Lindniark nre visiting  at Trout Lake City this week.  - M. M. Pettipiece's pack train left  ves-terdav morning with supplies for  the Adair group ou Laforme creek.  Rev. .1. Lawrence will occupy the  pulpit in the Presbyterian Church tomorrow, both morning and evening.  XV. B. Pease. Mrs. Pease and family  leave for O-iesiuV Landing, Okanagan  lake, next week, to take up their residence.  B. Robinson is now moving themain  portion of the old public school building, and the construct ion ot the new  two-storey luaio has already commenced.  J. S. Tiirnbull left on Wednesday  morning for Ferguson to make' arrangements* to commence work on  some properties which he bonded on  the North Fork.  The Revelstoke City Band  will give  nn open air    concert  in   front,   of  the  Canada Drug  &  Book  Co's  store  nn  ' Mackenzie avenue, mi Tuesday evening  commencing at 7 o'clock.  Any information as to the whereabouts of Jas. Davison will be gladly  reeeived by the Hkrald. Friends in  lnnisfail. Alta.. are eii(|uii-ing for him,  having heard that he was dead.  The pastor's subjects tomorrow in  the Methodist chnrch will be in the  morning   ������������������ Adam's Full "  and   in   the   eve.nin_l���������God?s.J3ani*lu,d.P_n_es. VjS_ui_ic.  day school and Bible class at 2:30.  E. M. Alltim. the Front street watchmaker and jeweller, has rented the.  building ea.-t of the Herald office, on  Fii-st street, ar.d will open up his  jewellery store in the building next  week.  Services tomorrow, 11th. Sunday  after Ti-initv, in St. Peter's church:  Holv Eucharist S n. in.: Morning  Provei-and Litanv 11 a.m.: Evensontt  (choral) 7:30 p.m ' Rev. Dr. Paget will  oflicirtte at all services.  The children of St. Peter's Sunday  s-chool .-turttjil at 1:30 p.m. for the canyon for their annual picnic. The  Central. Victoria and stage busses  were all employed to convey the  children to the place chosen for the  afternoon.  It "wis agreed at the last, meeting of  Ihe Trades committee that Andrew  Alinihamsnn and Hugh .McPherson  v.-oi-e to make the trip to the summit  from Trout Like City blazing a way  for the trail, which 'i.i to hp built as  soon as government assistance is obtained.���������Trout Lake Topic.  'C. R. (.?raves, the well known mining  man. formerly of Revelstoke. has  accepted a po-dtion nn the staff of the  Vancouver Province as mining editor. Mr. Graves thoroughly understands the chief industry of this  province and will be a valuable addition to lhe rcportorial stall of that  paper. '  Tlu* Herat.') is in receipt, of a loner  communication from Daniel Stamper,  jiiakiuz a preneral roar about the city  (���������(.nncil imt il'dnii their duty; the local  water coiiip-iiiy isnT doing things to  suit bim and he in-d-sts on paying  lnii>t*>i_.e tax. As Mr. Stamper admit t"d at lust "Wednesday's public  meetihit tbat he was not a ratepayer,  the IIkrai.ij cannot tee where he lias  any kick coming.  The first consignment of supplies  from Revelsloke for the C.P.R. contractors on the new Lardeau railway  is being loaded to-day at the warehouse of C. B. Hume & Co. This  information will he of interest to the  citizens here and the above named  firm are to be congratulated on the  success of their efforts to get Revelstoke represented in the supplying of  this railway which is taping a district  of which Revelstoke is the natural  Biipply point. Messrs. C. B. Hume &  Co. have now t.he contract to supnly  the camp and will make regular shipments:.  The old guard  of  the  Grit press   is  raising its   voice   with   no uncertain  sound against the rapidly  increasing  annual expenditure of the government,-;  Thc   present   Laurier   administration  went to the. polls iu  1800  steeped to  the lips| with  promises of  retrenchment.    Sir  Richard  Cartwright was  ���������'aghast"   that   year    because    Mr.  Foster's   budget   showed   a     contemplated      expenditure    of    $38,000,000.  There is not a word out of him in 1S09  when over fifty millions of appropriations are demanded by his colleagues  and granted   by   the   Grit  majority.  Another plank in  the Grit Policy of  Purity,   Retrenchment  and   Reform,  propounded in  '90,  was the abolition  of subsidies to railways.     These were  either to be entirely  abolished or at  the outside only given  to projects of  national importance,  linking at least  one   province with another.   In  1899  the country  is asked by these same  reformers to put up six millions for  railway subsidies, for projects scarcely  any of which go outside of the bounds  of their own province, many of which  are to be built to gridiron Nova Scotia  with small parallel lines of of a purely  local   importance   and   one  of which  connects a mine   with   a  wharf  and  another a village   with   a hotel.   No  wonder the old guard,   t.ho Liberals,  whose   Liberalism   was   a  matter  of  conviction and not a merehypocritical  excuse for catching votes and climbing  into office, are still as much aghast in  1899 as was Sir Richard in 1800.      We,  in this province, can afford  to  remain  as disinterested critics or tlio unholy  show now heing performed at Ottawa,  as we get little or nothing out of all  these large sums, in spite of the fact  that we contribute more per head to  the revenue than  any other province  in the Dominion.  Dan Dunbar who was employed in  the Columbia House for the past year  left on Thursday morning for Furguson  to take charge of the Hotel Ferguson.  On Saturday, July 29f,h, nt the But-  tonwood track. New Beddt'ord, Massachusetts, E. McDulfee, on a Columbia  bevel-gear,    chainless bicycle, rode a  mile in 1:28, breaking the world's mile  paced record by three seconds. This  is the lirst mile ever ridden under 1:30  on a race track.  The biggest stock show ever held in  the northwest is what Manager Bolster  proposes to have at the Spokane Industrial Exposition in Oclober. Sufficient  prizes have been put np for it to be n  money making proposition for the  stock raisers to bring their best breeds  of cattle, sheep ami hogs to^Spokane.  THOMSON^ LANDING  A Sad Death���������Prospecting and Mining  ���������Personal Items.  Thomson's Landing,-Aug. 10.���������On  Sunday the 6th, we with much sorrow  and regret witnessed the death of the  heloved infant daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. T. K. Needham. aged 7 months.  Mrs. Needham had only arrived at the  Landing on Sunday morning. The  baby had been sick in Revelstoke for  three weeks and Mrs. Needham  thought that a change-of air would  benefit the. little one, but it lived just  12 hours after their arrival.  Mr. J. H. Darr.'igh returned to  Thomsons Landing on Monday. He  intends . doing considerable development work on his claims up ' Fish  creek this year.  On Sunday Mr. R. *W. Spargen and  wife, of Portland, Oregon, arrived and  registered at the Prospector's Exchange. They seem delighted with  our climate and scenery.  Ben -Reamy and Malcom Beaton  have been doing assessment work, on  the Black Bear and Wide West and  brought down some very fine samples  of ore. ,  There is quite a boom in prospecting  here, and our old timer Mr. J. XV.  Thomson surprised himself as well as  his friends by going out for a five days'  trip in the hills accompanied by O.  McKay we hope he will have the good  luck to find a gold mine.  We have considerable rain lately.  FIGHTING!        FIGHTING!!  Where is the Fighting:?  Oh! Have you not heard about the war in the "  Phillip'mes ? Well, a terrible battle took place the  other day near Hollo; it was a hand to hand conflict, but it was a trifling affair compared with the  rush that is being made, to secure the numerous  Bin-gains we are offering during  Our  Monster  Give  Away....  Watch Our Windows for Criterion  ..WATER PIPE..  The impression that there is not any galvanized pipe to be obtained In town Is wrong. We  have a good stoek of % arid 1 inch pipe on hand, which wo aro in a position to sell atless than  the wholesale price at the coast. - A complete stock ol Brass Cocks and Pipe Fittings always  on band.      People putting in piping will find it to thoir advantage to buy material from us.  W. M. Lawrence,  ...Hardware and Tinsmithing...  O.J.AMAN-S SODA  WATER FOUNTAIN  IS THE COOLEST THING IN TOWN.'  Drop in liquidate,���������Cool, healthy and delicious soft drinks, any flavor.  Convenient to the depot  C, J. AMAN, Tobacconist.  i  JAKES GILL S CO.,  The Taylor Block,  SO������������������������  McKenzie Avenue.  NOTICE.  Take notice that GO days after date I intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to purchaoc ICO  acres of land situate in the \\ est Kootenny  District and on the Lardeau Kivor and marked  out and described as follows: Beginning  at Dave Ferguson's North East Corner which  post is marked "J.J. Young's Nortli West  Corner" ; thence south 40 chains, thence east  ���������10 chains, tlience north 40 chains, thence west  40 chains to the point of commencement.  August 4th, 1899. by his agent  b 62-80 XV. B. Pool.  While Mr. Blair is putting up  funds  to build railways to hotels in   those  provinces in the east now basking in  the     pleasant     warmth    of   Premier  Laurier's sunny ways,  not one single  cent has been granted to any  railway  projected tn open up the, most promising province of the  whole  Dominion.  In vain Rev. Maxwell pleaded  for  the  V. V. & E. and Hewitt Bostock.  Esq..  for a projected line hetween  Arhcroft  and Cariboo.    Mr.  Blair would have  none of them.   Bostock could no more  get a dollar than he can  get the  constituency divided  or.a postoflice   for  Ferguson or persuade the Department  of the Interior to hunt up Pete  Peterson's title deeds.    It seems  to  matter  very little what it is,   great or  small,  or what department is affected. Public  Works  or  Post   Office,   Railways   or  Interior, our   only   Bostock "can't do  it you know," " aud that  seems to    he  Ii isTin ten tions"  to  transfer  Purnell's famous description of Justin  McCarthy to our own case, he may be  " a very nice young gentleman for a  small tea party, he most certainly was  notintended hy nature for the job  of  nietuberforoKootenay.      If any   man  ever fumbled  away  a   big   chance  in  politics   it  has   heen   the   gentleman  whom wilh loving awe and Reverence,  the Golden   Era   is  always  careful  to  describe as Hewitt Bostock. Esq., M.P,  aiiout all there is to it,  are excellent,   but  while.  Henderson is Up Against It.  New Westminster, Aug. S.���������The  prospects are that Mr. Alex. Henderson's tenure of the oflice ��������� of  attorney-general will be exceedingly  short. !aiid the leaders in politics in  this citv are averse to taking the bait  offered" to secure endorsatibn of the  political- turncoat. Tliere w.cre no  politics, properly speaking, in the contest, result ing in Mr. Henderson's return at;the general election, and there  are none in the present move, by which  an irresistible combination is being ar-  raved against him.  A meeting of influential men .was  held to-day resulting in the conclusion  that in the interest of common honesty  in public life it is the duty of the constituency to fittingly resent, Mr. Henderson's" betrayal o'f his party. Tbe  commanding nature of the opposition  developing may he understood from  t he fact that two eit izens of the highest,  ���������standing have.consented to take t.he  field if desired, these being R. L.*. Reid  and D. J. Minin. In politics. Reid is a  pronounced Conservative, while Munn  is a leading Liberal, bnt oh this occasion thev will work together, placing  themselves absolutely in the hands of  a caucus of their friends, and each  agreeing tn abide by the decision and  work feir the success of who ever is  chosen.  There spems to be little doubt that  either would , defeat Mr. Henderson,  even when he has the advantage of a  portfolio. ;  Closing of King Street.  To the Editor ot thc Hr.___n.  Sir:    In the report of  the.  proceedings of our City Council   puhlished   in  c=-I-r.ot-ic__W-lin__seen}__an  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. II. Mackintosh,  intend tliirtv (30) days from date to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works to  purchase the following tract ol land situated  on the east shore ol Upper Arrow Lake, south  of and adjoining Lot 2451, Group 1: Commencing at a post marked C. H. Mackintosh, northwest corner, said post adjoining the Southwest corner of Lot 2451, G. 1; thence cast  twentv (20) chains; thenec south forty (10)  chains; thence west twenty (20) chains, more  or less, to the* shorn of Upper Arrow Lake;  thence north along the shore lino to point ol  commencement, containing eighty (80) acres  more or less. _  "    ������   C.H. MACKINTOSH,  July 9th, 1899. .' ��������� . Per N. E. Towksknd.   -  LADIES' EMPORIUM  Tiiihd Street, Centre.  Opposite Cowan Hlock.  Revelstoke  Swimming  Bath-  _:isro*w opBisr  Season Tickets can be obtained from Messrs.  McCarter, Fllndt, Crage or Mayne.  GENTLEMEN *5.00.  LADIES ������2.0O.  Ladies' days:    Mondays,   Wednesdays,  and  Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m.  S*^3?.*"3^*"S^:>K>:***������SS!"SS3KSS3Kf3i!������  THE SIGN OF A TAILOR  What is it? What is it that marks a man as tailov-niude ut the first glance ?  He can be told a block away���������his clothes fit him perfectly���������there is the right  cut to his coat .and trousers. Tlie collar and (lapels are firm and smooth.  There isn't too much looseness here���������and too much tightness there. Everything is neatly done. Biittors. button holes, seams���������all are firm and true.  Prices are as low as possible for high class tailoring.  MERCHANT TAILOR  Pacific Ave., Hevelstokc, H.C.  R. S. WILSON.  Latest, Daintiest and Best  Assortment  of Fancy  Goods  in town.  M. K. Lawson.  BUSH-MEN WANTED.  Two teamsters, four sawyers, three swampers,  camsters S35,r~-awyeri  lonth and  board.    _  MILL, Ottertail, R.C.  Teamsters S35,r~-awvers S'W. Swampers JHO per  month and  board.    Apply OTTERTAIL SAW  r5_?e2������<_2 ^/<>M!2e^SSgSs5SS&0  FIRE INSURANCE^.  All classes of insurable covered  at fair and equitable-rales.  LIFE INSURANCE/,  Policies���������non-forfeltable, guaranteed values, cash loan values,  throughout the history of the  policy.     -     " .  MONEY TO LOArtA  on good bus mas., or residential  property.  S.ca.   FAYETTE BUKER,  A. N. SMITH,  BAKER,  GR0GER  ANDeoNPEGTlGNER  19*1 have secured the services of W. Kault. a  lirst class baker from the cast.  Flour bought in carload lots.  Free Delivery,���������Prompt Service.  Victoria Road East, Revelstoke.  Large and Well Lighted  Sample Rooms   Heated by Hot Air and Electric.  .   Bells and Light in every room  Free Hus Ecets All Trains  Reasonable Rates   Dissolution of Partnership.  The partnership heretofore existing between  Baxter Robinson and Hobert Darke has this  dav been dissolved hv mutual consent, I'axtcr  Robinson remaining*in thc husjness. He will  pnv all accounts connected wilii their oon-  tnicting bnsincss-.nnd collect all monies for  same. ... "'-  Revelstoke, July 2S, 1599.  ���������     HAXTER RORINSON.  ROIlEItT DARKE.  ROBERT CLAIR  . Contractor ....  BRICK, STONE anil PLASTEPING,  EXCAVATING, SEWERAGE,  -J        STREET GRADING.  Contracts Taken.  Security given as called for.  Material furnished if necessary.  DOMINICK GALLICANQ,  j.        McKenzie Ave..  *&    ......Dealer in...... *,  FRESH GENERAL GROCERIES  Specialties:     Soup   materials,��������� macaronis of  every kind, the choicest and best makes.  Olive Oil, Roman Cheese, . inegar.   Vegetables,  --���������M-************'.*****.*****  ���������yonr-lasl  inonialy  intorms  one  The tux  of .$25 per annum  on  fire  insurance companies was  no  doubt a  laudable effort on the part uf  the city  council to retain a cupful or so out of  tiie steady stream of cold  cash   which  goes out of this  town  to pay   for its  flre insurance, but it looks very  much  to the   Herald  as  if   the  companies  hold four aces against a Missouri flush.  In   future   anybody   who   wants   flre  insurance will have to  contribute  his  quota to "-epay tbe particularconipaiiy  with which he is insuring for  the  fee,  which the town imposes before  it can  do liusinois.      If a bonne owner wants  lo insure  his   dwelling,   for  instance,  for SC00 for a year,   and it   is   a   risk  which now would pay SI per  hundred  or a premium of $0 on  the  policy,   he  will have  to pay beside."   three  cents  for every  dollar of the  premium,   or  $0.18 in all.   This does  not look  very  much; but suppose a drygoods  merchant carrying $20,000 on his stock  at  82.50 per hundred.     He is now paying  S500 a year for his insurance.    From  this out he will have to add $15 to this  amount to help   the companies   pay  their  municipal   fee.    Bnt  much   or  little, what is the use of the people of  this  town   taxing   the fire insurance  companies, if {the only result is that  they have to pay the tax themselves.  The Miyor  <ipplirant that the city bylaw? cannot  be adjusted u*~ suit'any one individual,  and then 'very shortly afterwards  instructs the city>olicitor to so alter  or ai-runae the bylaws that part of a  certain street in "the lower town mav  be closed to the ratepayers*. May I  enquire for whose, benefit is the public  thoroughfare to be closed ? Is it the  general wish of the property holders  in that qiini-l "v that its hotild be closed,  and why ?    Is it dangerous, or unused--  Plnvinic no property myself in that  vicinity it is a matter of indifference  to iiii'.'bnt uiiroly it i������ a niie-l. scrioii"  si ep for the "council to take without  verv ample reiinon and will foi in a  very dangerous precedent. I would  venllire fo suggest the addition of  a saving clause at any rate, lhat the  citv retain power to reopen the Htreet.  at any time on short notice, or none  at all.  Hopinarthut our council will consider this nm I.t.'rn little mnrcr-i-rinti-lyJ5  than they appear to have done hiiber- j -j.  to as they   are  after  ali   tint   trustees i ~f"  Why Suffer With  Headaches ?  Mack's Headache  Wafer's  Will Cure All Kinds of Headaches.  Speedy and Safe Miiir   SOLD BY   FIELD & BEWS  - -...  Drnyyl*its nnd Stationers.    .     .   . ...  CRAGE ������&  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Auctioners  and Valuators  Hol_ Agent* for the Gmelter Townsito of Revel-  .- nlukfi, 11. C.  +  +  t  ���������H  ���������5*  ATTENTION  Watch attention, careful, experienced, painstaking attention. Attention that will- keep its line  mechanism in perfect condition.-  H doesn't take much oil to make it  mark time, but it must have tliat  mile and have it at thc right time.  It is our business to correct all  dilliculties about a watch and make  it keep correct time. It Is our ambition to add to thc reputation *e  think wc have, in no small measure  already established of doing honest,  thorough watch repairing. Bring  your sick watch along. Work  guaranteed.  Onr repair department is in charge  of Mr. R. N. Doyle, nn expert in  English, Swiss ana American watch  repairing.  Guy Barber?  Watchmaker and Jeweler,  McKenzie Ave.   REVELSTOKE.  _���������  ii*  iiii'  .rem \������(D)Mo  JOHN V. PERKS, Proprietor.  Night   Grill Room In Connection for thc Convenience of Guests  Arriving and Departing by Night Trains.  Hourly Strcot Car  Between llotel and Station.  ,K������������������Hste|������, EX.  ������_������*  ,i������5t  !^llif- CHEAP FIREWOOD  3  Send your orders .for Fire Wood to  FRED. ROBINSON, at the saw mill  office. He will deliver at-$2.25'a cord  in short lengths. $1.50 a cord to those  who do their own hauling.'  ,WMW  . FIRST TIME HERE.  WALTER  L. MAIN  Fashion Plate Show of the World.   3 Ring Circus.  Monster Menagerie.      Racing Carnival.      Congress -of Nations  Society Horse Fair and Children's Menagerie.   .  ++++++4.^^^.1.++++^^^^^.1.+^.+^  KIRK, LIFE   .INI)    ACCIDENT   ASSURANCE  I CITY SCAVENGER.-. ?  TO CLEAR OUT  the stock of J. Alkonhead & Co., composed of  Watches, Jewellery aud  Silverware......yrf  wc have reduced prices of same to a small percentage above cost, and will continue selling  at reduced prices until July 25. We also make  a specialty of  . ;   Watch ��������� Repairing   each ]ob being thoroughly repaired and guaranteed for 12 months.   No cure, no pay.  Mall orders promptly attended to, and express paid one way.  E. M. ALLUM.  Watchmaker and Jeweler,  Front Street, Revelstoke.  4.  All Order* Promptly  A ttonded To    and not owners.  I am. Sir,  Yours, etc..  A Cautious Citizen.  JAS. C. HUTCHISON.?  FOR SALE.  One No. 9 Cook .-"tovs, Rcervolr, one Box  Stove (wood), medium size, both as good n������  new, Dining Iiraim Extension Table, Bedroom  Suite, etc Owner leaving city. Apply at the  Hkkald onicu.  CHATTEX MORTGAGE  SALE.  Under and by virtue of thc powers rontainod  In a certain chattel mortgage made by David  17.. Cathcart. of Kevel-uokc. to J. V. Ahlin and  Chas. .1. Johnson and ns-dgned to thc vendor-,  J have taken po������������e������slon of all the stoek in  trade, good,., chattel" nnd effects of the said  fiftvid <". Cailicnrt covered by the snid mortgage to sntl-fy the moneys owing under thc  said mortgngo and I will offer tho snid ������tock In  trade, goods, chattels and effects for sale by  pul.lfc auction nt. the premises latclv occupied  by the said Cathcart on r'irst Street, Revelstoke, on Thursday thc l~th dav of August,  Mflii, at the hour of ten o'clock In thc forenoon.  Stock ll������t and inventory of the goods to lie sold  inny be seen on application to Messrs. Crage &  Mayne, auctioneers.  w. n. ;i'ea.������e.  Mortgagees' Bailiff.  Dated this Oth day of August, 18M.  ���������fr I I II !'* ���������f-H-f-H-H"*-****-*-!-H-H-  Jas. I. Woodrow  TRUTCHER  SELKIRK LODGE NO. iz, I. O. O. F.  Meets ��������� ovcry Saturday  evening In Oddfellows'  Hall Bt8 o'clock. Visiting brethren cordially  Invited to attend.  .1. PALMER, N. G.  ���������^mm  J. MATH 11  READ THE SPECIAL FEATURES 1  63.    HORSES AND PONIES  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef-, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.   .  Fish and Game in Season   i. All orders promptly filled.  Corner Iiougins     p OJS.fZT-f<_Ur~i>5Ti  R fi  and King "JtreeU. Jlr-i.Ll.iSa vJJ\L, L..O.  To Rent.  Alter Poptombcr 1st, thc comfortable <]iiar-  tcrs on the second floor of my -.tore, opposite  the Cowan Hlock; lwo bedrooms, sittingroom,  kitchen and hall. Waler connection. I'or  particulars apply at the store ol M. V. Lawson.  For The Choicest  and Best  Fruits and  Confectionery  Cigars and  Tobaccos  . . TRY . .  MRS. W. J. 12EE'S STORE  McKENZIE AVENUE.  Ice Cream Parlor in connection.  Meets first and third Tuesday In everv month  In the Oddfellows' hall.    Visiting brethren In-  iflwllXBS. T. E.L.TAYLOR  Heerctary.  I'rc'Ident.  Miss Steele  Teacher   of   Music,   Latin,  French,  Pencil  Drawing, Landscape M"' Figure In  block and  Colored crayons. Oil and Water Color on can-  vnsi, silk, satin, etc.   Evening classes In Eng-  and    mstlicmoties.     Studio,  The Detachment of Roosevelt's Rough  Riders. No Western cowboys, but  genuine Rough Riders, who took  part in that famous battle of San  J nun Hill.  Sousa's Band, burlesqued by Main's  Own Clowns.  63  Performing in  One Ring, at one  time and managed   by one man.  Kerslake; the Vermont Boy, with his  n troop of Performing Hogs.  A Horseback Riding Pony.   First and  Only Act of the kind ever exhibited  A Complete Children's Menagerie, Baby  Elephants, Baby Lions "and the only  pair of Living Nursing Baby Tigers.  10 Beautiful Lad; Riders, headed by  the Circus Queen Miss Rose Dock-  rill.  10 Dashing Equestrians, headed by the  Brazilian Horseman Martina Lo  Wanda. Jr^   1000 Horses, Men, Women and Children.  vns.,  lish    branches  SMITH BI.OCK.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London,  nt.   Morfa  Works,   Swansea.     l������   years  Chemist  tn Wigan Coal ������"a ll?"*;0;*,,.  Late Chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd  Claims examined ana reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  Seven Years  Chief  Eng.  Big, New Idea Free "Street Parade at 10 o'clock each morning.  Don't fail to see this mighty pageant and judge the performance  by the parade.     Free exhibition on circus grounds after parade.  Doors open at 1 and 7 p. m.  Performances at' 2 and 8 p. m.  Gentlemanly ushers in attendance.     Tents absolutely waterproof.  Will Exhibit at Revelstoke on  Thursday, August 17th*,  M  hi  /


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