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 /_?/  ��������� <-  -I'  -ISSTTIEID   TWIOE-A-WEBK- ���������WEHDILTESID.A.-Z'S   -A.ZLTID   S^T"U":R,:iD.A."32_S-  Vol. III.    No.  67.  REVELSTOKE, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 26,1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ������ss__a������)������>������sft������s������s������s������>rt_>_^j������������.������.������>^^  J |.s)������������������������������<_XS<_-^^ _������������S������SX5XS������������������������^^ !  KOOTENAY  IS  OUR  FIELD  Our business is steadily  increasing. Our stocks are  larger ihan ever. We buy  in, car loud lots. Our ware-  room and cold storage facilities are the best 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 now' a certainty. And Ave are well  prepared to supply miners'  and - prospectors' complete  outfits.  Have. You  Made Up  Your Mind  .what:;yoji*'.'-wou]d. - likewfor ���������  your new suit?     No'matter-  what kind of clothes,  style,  color or -pattern  you fancy"  .most, come and examine our  '-n'ew and up-to-date stock.  Men's Shoes  for Summer  Every shoe in this showing is new; new iu pretti-  nei-s ns well as in fashion,  rraterial and making. We  have been ' appointed sole  agents for tlie'"Slater Shoe"  but have plenty other makes  and styles for any preferring them. -  "   ������   ,  About ������ "  ".prices      ~^t^  When -we   sell   you   an  article   at ������1  it's Avorth 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 Avecan  as cheap  as we can.    We  want your  trade, and Ave are making it  worth your while to trade  with us, ~ This you know or  Avill 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  'nny manner.  C.B.HUME&C0.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  Revelstoke,  Bargain Snaps and Clearing Lines  poa to.:m:o:r>:row"������s sale.  These are eventful days for the visitor at this store. Every department from basement to top floor is  making an extra effort to adjust stocks for Full trade. That means that all Summer Goods, remnant-, odd  lots, broken as. ortnieuts and such lines ns are not moving quickly enough to suit our fancy* nre being pushed  to the front, to he sold and cleared out. nt. prices irrespective of former prices, or even of cost:i. At every turn  gainful buying opportunities await the visitor. In many eases the quantity is too small to warrant newspaper mention, some being picked up as soon as placed on the counters. These in the fbllmyiug list have been  reserved for to-morrow's sale.       To make doubly sure of the best choice come earlv i" the forenoon.  B.C.  Mens and  Boys  Clothing  15 Men's Suits, single .breasted, sacque .'style, in all wool,-  Canadian, in light nnd dark  brown shades, good Italian  cloth lining, regular prices  from $0.00 to ;j>12.00, sale price  tomorrow $5 00  20 Yout.hs.3 piece Suits.single"  breasted, sacque style, in all  wool Canadian Tweed, knee  punts, sizes, from 23 to 31.  regular price $6.00. sale price  tomorrow $1.00  24 Men's Bicycle Pants, in all  wool Canadian Tweed, in  brown shades, straps for belt,  side, and hip pockets, regular  price $4.50, sale price $3.25/  Clearance of Summer  Headwear  Men's Plain Canton nnd Rustic Straw -boaters, with"  blaek'Vuid f-tiicy bunds, balahce'of odd lines, regular  prices' $1,23 to $1.75. tomorrow to clear 75c. -  Children's niu iii white, nuvy. black and In-own Canton Straw Sailors, with plain or fancy satin bands,  regular, price 50c, now to cleur ." - - . -23c.  I  A Our very best  Shirt  * _.i i  Waists  Must Go now  ���������_��������� Hour high class Shirt Waists nre* to be cleared ant  on Monday morning irrespective of their regular  prices and value. Not a single garment will he held  back. Commencing at our $1.25 lines and up to the  best, we have left in stock, viz, those at $2.25, all will  be put for ward at one' price. ���������r  . Your Choice for  -  .,  One" Dollar .   ���������     .I��������� _.'  All told thpre will nearly, fifty of these Ladies' Shirt  Waists and in that lot there, "is not iin unworthy style'  or garment, perfectly new goods, this season and  right up to date'too. Remember; no matter what,  our former price was yoii;<sin take?.-your pick at'this  sale tor $1.00.'    "*" "*    " "'   "  tage.to be here  -choice while the  Of eonrsfc"it is much to your advan- )t  ��������� in. the forenoon so, as to make yonr ij  ie assortment is at its best. i.  Ladies  Gorsets  Table  Linen  "60 inch Blenched Irish Table  Damask, warranted superior  quality and fiiiish, regular 75c.  for one dayonly at C5c,  THE CITYCQUNCIL  King Street Closing   By-Law  Defeated  By a Vote of Four to Two.  The city council met in the board  room last night at the usual hour,  Mayor McCarty in the chair and all  the aldermen present.  The minutes of the last meeting  were read and adopted.  Communications were read from J.  D. Sibbald in reference to tlie drain on  his property which the city is deepening and warning the city of the danger  of it now uuderinining his building  .���������md informed the city that he would  hold the corporation responsible il" any  damage is occasioned thereby. Referred to public works commit toe. From  J. Kernnghan applyingfor the position  of foreman on sidewalks or other public works undertaken hy the city by-  day's work. From the Registrar-General stating the cost of making ont a  list of lot owners would bo about $20  or$30. From D. Stamper secretary  of the Reform and Labor Association,  resolutions as they appear in .mother  column of the -Herald. From Supt.  of Education in reference to the accounts of the school board. From  Thos. Skinner applyingforthe position  of cemetery caretaker. From S. L.  Saunders, chief of No. 2 Fire Brigade,  making certain recommendations in  reference to the brigades and the  appartns. From John-. F. Campbell  applying for position of cemetery  caretaker. From T. L. Haig asking  for police court supplies ; referred to  the public works committee.  ' The' report of the Public Works  Conimillee as follows was accepted  and passed:  The Public Works Committee recommend that the sum of $550 be appropriated" for cedar culverts across  1st street near Hotel Edwards, cedar  culvert across Campbell Ave. near  Imperial B'ink. Cedar drain fiom  Campbell-ave. and Boyle ave. between Victoria road and 1st street,  and cedar culvert * on Victoria road.  That the Revelstoke cemetery be improved " by-clearing lot 38, and lire  break for fence, approximate cost  $150. and for fencing both lots 37 and  3S d pickets   and   IJ common   board  Patronize Our Own People.  The whole province has of late been  infested with a number of American^  life assurauce agenls, commonly styled  ���������! cyclone writers," who pay a flying  visit to tlie cities and towns, pay no  rent oi taxes or even peddlers' fees  and who do not contribute to the support of the community, but gobble up  the principal part of the premium, if  not all of it, stay a few days and bid  adieu. Business and professional men  are their chief victims, and usually for  large amounts, and after the visitor  has departed, the insurer is left to  repent at leisure, when he realizes the  fact that he has paid ten to twenty  per cent, more than ;> good leliable  and prosperous Canadian company  could have given him tbe same policy  for; all because some slick, oily tongned  Yankee placed the matter so forcibly.  Westminster ha"* plenty of reliable  citizens representing good Canadian  companies, and these men should be  patronized, as they spend all their  commissions here, and business and  professional men depend on these for  part of tlieir patronage. If these  travelling agents want our money,  they should set up business amongst  us, and help build up our city instead  of held deplete it.���������Columbian.  GUES$540.30T0THET0N  The  Nettie L.'s New Ore  Is a Corncracker.  Body  THE RICHEST IH THE LARDEAU  25. only, pairs of "Corsets, odds  and ends- of. stock marked at a  price to sell quickly. None were  less than $1.25 and some as high  as $2.00, for to-morrow" only.75c.  "  90C. Tapestry Carpet  at 75 c. To-morrow  150 yards Tapestry. This is a raie opportunity to  cover a room ata very small outlay. Goods"worth"  00c. good designs and colorings, on sale to-morrow  morning, extra special to clear, per yard 75c.  $1.25 Curtains for 75c.  25 pairs Nottingham and Scotch Lace Curtains, 50  inches wide, 3 yards long, white, good selection,  regular $1.25 per pair, special value at (see them).75c,  Preserving Kettles  The fruit season is here, preserving'is in full swing.  Get.,.'yonr kettles now at this special sale. The  Famous preserving kettle 05c. to $1.60  A Record Bargain in  Draperies  This bargain is offered in the Drapery section. The  quantity is fairly large, hut you will need to be heie  early to secure thc goods.  175 yards art muslin, 40 inches wide, really choice  patterns and colorings, useful for Curtains, Drapes,  Cushion Coverings, etc., regular prices 20c. and 25c,  sale price tomorrow .'.. .15c,  Carpets, Curtains and  Cretonnes,  We select these three items as representatives for  our home furnishing section tomorrow morning,very  worthy and acceptable representatives too, from.a  money saving poinbj*  SOO yards new English Cretonnes, 33 inches wide, a  1 full range of new designs and  eoloi   combinations,  suitable for lounge coverings, cushions and draperies,  ��������� regular price 25c. a yard, tomorrow morning for. .l5e.  j! A Staple Department  Flannelettes  Unbleaciied Cotton  36 inch  good weight factory, regular Cc��������� during this  sale. -.". '...'. ��������� .-25 yards for $1.00  True Words.  Capital cannot, in justice, insist on  its right to form combinations and  deny the same right to labor. A corporation cannot reasonably iii.-ist on  treating witli its employee only as individuals while itself joining other  corporations in diciplining laboreis.  Either organized capital must recognise organized labor, dealing withlab-  or organizations as entitled to recognition like organization of capital, or  the conflict between labor and capital  will produce results more serious" than  have yet occurred. Confronted by a  great organization of capital, the individual employee is helpless. If his demands are backed up by the power of  an organization of his.fellows," heihas  some chance of securing just concessions, and correcting the abuses, of  which he complains. ' When the rights  of both labor arid capital" to organize  and to act in their organized capacity  are  recognized,   mutual    concessions  Towelling  16 inc-lr Special Crash Towelling, regular price'  during this sale, per yard :   12^c.  ..10c.  Three Umbrella"  Bargains  Good Silk, Good Handles. Good Steel Rods,���������the  kind that have been selling ab $1.50 and $3.00, ' .This  sale we'll clear them at the'following prices:  Ladies' 23 inch Umbrella, gloria talfeta.and some  l will silk cover, close roll, fancy horn and other style  handles, regular $1.50 for " $1.00  Ladies' 23 'inch Umbrellas, in satin de chene. cover,  close roll, steel rod and fancy handles, 'regular $2.50  for  only - $1.50  Ladies' 23 inch Umbrellas, good silk'cover, steel rods,  natural wood and fancy handles, regular $3. for $2.00  A Genuine Snap in  White^uilts���������r-^��������� r  Princess Quilt, good heavy weight, full blenched,  ready for use, full double bed size, regular $1.75 for  only $1.15  Patent satin quilt,, with raised marsoilIes patterns  and fancy centre designs, hemmed .leady for use, full  double bed size, regular $2.25 for $1.75  Mai-seills quilts, in pink and light blue with marseills  patterns and fancy centre designs, slightly damaged,  full double bed size, regular $3.53 for ' $2.00  onisins-which now occasion" strikes  and,lockouts will' he" ^unknown,���������  William'J. Strong.-in the Arena.  fence) approximate  cost  $16a.     Total ,  _-o.~     r.'i      ,l      '        co.0-01 __.' V 'will be made and many of. the. antag-  S315. 'That the sum of $250 be granted       . --,.,-     -  ;������������������*���������'������������������������-.���������   -"     .,  .  to coyer our expenditure, of appropriations" Nos? 3: !-). 10, li;' U'arid 15.' T.'  Kilpatrick, chairman.    ' *,    '  Aid. Grahame   introduced a bylaw  for providing the means  of ascertaining and determining  what lands  will  be   improved   iCnd benefitted .by   the  construction of certain  proposed side-  walksOn-the^ity and for ascertaining  and /determining   the   proportion .in  which , assessment  .therefor    should  be made  upon the  lands   benefitted.  Read a first and second time.     ______  ; The'discussion of "King Street Closing-Bylaw" was taken up again on the  introduction of the bylaw for its  second reading, A vote was taken on  the second reading and by the casting  vote of the Mayor was lost. Aids.  Brown, Kilpatrick, McKechnie and  the Mayor voting nay, and Aids.  Wells,. Crage and Grahame voting  yea.  i Chief B.iin drew the attention of  the council to a number of ratepayers  who were not complying with the fire  bylaw by neglecting to build brick  chimneys as, they 'had reeeived in-  striictionirtcrdoV""'""      ������������������---������������������   Aid. Brown in ueply stated that the  A table of 33 inch heavy Flannelettes, medium and  dark fancy stripes, fast colors, regular 12}c, to clear  we now offer'it at. per yard 0c.  $2.50 to $3. Shoes at f  Only $125  25 pair's Ladies' Dongoln Oxfords, in tans and  black.   $  regular price $2.50 and $3.00. for $1.25 J  33 pairs Men's Tun Russian Calf Oxfords, standard  sewn soles, coin and medium toe, regular $3.50 and  $4,00.  for $2.00  7 Coal Oil Stoves  These are the products of first class Canadian factories and at the price we are now  offering  them  tliere  will be none left in a day or two.  7 only, Gem, one burner, for just $1.00  A money saving item f  in the Hardware dept.  15 only, Genuine Enterprise Meat Cutters for.. .$2.25  V*********************** ~H ���������&*******������*&4f*���������**4******������<<M1M������&4*****������*****������*f**������������  reason he did not comply wilh instruction was that he was seriously contemplating the closing out of his  business. There were hotels in town  granted licenses by the license commissioners which could not, he felt  sure, comply ,with the act. There  were so many licences granted that  larger houses with the necessary large  expenditure for running purposes  were at the mercy of the smaller bnes  whose expenses were practically nothing in comparison.  Aid. Crage thought the by-lawshcmlil  be enforced, but that time should bu  given the public in which to get their  chimneys built. Tins was also the  opinion of the mayor, and .'10 days  further was granted to people to get  them into shape.  Aid. Brown asked when it was the  intention to put the engineer to work  surveying the recrealion grounds.  Aid. Kilpatrick stated that there  was no patent issued for the ground  yet and until the same was forthcoming he thought it������ unnecessary to  undertake the worlc of survey.  Aid. Wells asked if the construction  of the cemetery fence would he let by  contract or day's work.  Aid. Kilpatrick���������That question was  not decided yet, but that at the next  meeting something would in this regard be announced.  Aid. Grahame asked for information  in regard to the Hotel Edwards. He  wanted to know if the license now  held by the house would come under  the meaning of theMicense by-law, and  if the town had any jurisdii tion in the  matter. The city solicitor replied by  saying that if the license they were  now doing business under was a legal  one that the city could not interfere.  It wiis a question of the legality of  their license.  The council adjourned to meet at  1*30 o'clock on Monday.  The July Annual.  The Hkbald' begs to acknowledge  with thanks a copy.of, the July Annual  of 'the- Kootenay- Mining Standard  (illustrated). ;The publication,,is a  credit not only - to' the Kootenay  country at large bnt to the publishers,  who with unremittinfr care have given  the position of the mining- industry  and the history of the country without  a sign of favor to any particular part  or disti ict.  The half tone work is well done and  the scenes both beautiful '-and inr  structive. Revelstoke 'conies in for  a fair share of notice in the publication  and tlie book would make a handsome  present to friends in'the east, and the  Hearld would advise our citizens to  purchase copies which' are well worth  the price per copy asked.  Triple Hanging at Dawson.  Dawson h.is witnessed its first official  Hanging?   61f~AiiT<^st~47in t~S"i n""t he  morning, Edward Henderson, a white  man,   and   Jim    and    Dawson   Nan-  The Nettie L. Will Be a Monthly  Shipper After December ist.���������The  Erection of Ore Sheds.���������Transportation  Problem.���������The Mine is Situated One  Mile From Ferguson, Lardeau's Centre.  A  few  days  ago the Herald   announced a new and im porta nt strike  of over three feet of clean  ore  on  the  Nettie L.. near Ferguson.    Yesterday  the  importance and  richness '.of   the-  ore in this body was  demonstrated by  Assayer  lloldich  when   he   made  an  assay fiom samples brought to lown  by   the   manager,   XV. B. Pool.   IThe  assays gave the astonishing  result as  follows:   717 oz. of silver,   $10 in gold,  70 per cent, lead and 10  per cent, copper.    Mr. Pool was as much   surprised'  as anyone when the result of the assay'-  was made known to  him. although he-'  was satisfied that the strike was a rich'  one yet he did not figure that it would  reach the figures that it did.      Taking  the figures of the assay  and putting it  ih at, dollars and cents, with silver say      ;  at 60c the present market* price, copper at 18c. per pound, and lead at $4,65' '-  per cwb., would bring the  price of the*  Nettie L. ore up to about $540.30 per'  ton,.which is an astonishing evidence" '  of the richness of tlie Lardeau. - The  Hekald1 must congratulate the own-"  e'rs*. but none more, than Manager Poot  who through his pluck and energy h.ift:  made a" famous mine in one single year'  out of a prospect that   had  nothing;  none than "good surface indications"  ���������a speech   that  is often  uttered   in*  Kootenay���������to warrant a year ago the*  work  that was   undertaken   to  bring"  about the. results shown today.    It is"'  the  intention of the manager to start--  ,  stoping ore for shipment immediately,* ,,  'tind already ore sheds are being erected!- _  on tlie grounds and by December first' '-  Mr. Pool^'expects ,to "have _200   tons*  ready for shipment lo the smelter,at '.;  Trail.   By that date, too. theNettie L;-   -  will   be within  four mileSi of _ steam**.    '���������  hoat and railway  transportation; ate if   _*  is expected  that'two railway _T"will he' "-  luiilt and iri'i-nnning operations to the-'-. -  sbuth'etld' of Trout Lake and steamer"  connection   between   the end of, the'  track "and. Trout, Lake   City.     The- -  Nettie'L today is an evidence of pluck-  and perserverance, as we stated before..-*  and  there are other properties in the-'  Lardeau that*are as good .-is the Nettie*  L. and' only want the  pluck  of Mr.-  Pool and his- company tir make thenr  *  dividend payers.  ���������^r  LARDEAU-DUHCAN   DISTRICT  . .. *���������  The--Railway-Will Reach Ferguson" as?  Quickly as-Possible".    -,-, *    * ���������  ,-  Mr.  George N. Taylor-has just re-"  turned from a visit to' the Upper Dun-"  can'river, at a point'30'miles"above'  Duncan   City.    His* nrtission. was   to-   .  look after,the Standard group, whicli; '  is being  operated   by   the' Standard-  -  Gold   Mining   company,   and' of  the-  group which is being operated hy the'  Imperial Giild Mines of British  Col-'  uinbia.   Ttifese proper-ties lie alongside.'  ,  of each other* and the same'veins nm1  through each".  tuck, two Indians, paid the full penalty  of the law for murder. But a few  persons witnessed the triple execution,  which was marred by the breaking of  the rope whth hound young Dawson  Niintuck's hands and the frantic efforts  of the murderer to draw himself up  by catching the rope above his head  after the drop had heeen sprung.  Henderson and Jim Nantuck marched boldly to the scaffold, while Dawson Nantuck when within the shudow  of the gallows completely broke down.  His cries and pleading for help could  be plainly heard outside the Dawson  jail yard,  where  the execution  took  place.   ���������       o  A Salvation Wedding.  An interesting ceremony was witnessed by a large, audience in the  Salvation barracks on Wednesday  evening last, when Miss Emma Elizabeth Toombs and S. H. Lawrence were  made man and wife. Brigadier Howell, of Spokane, assisted by Rev. S. J.  Thompson, tied the knot. Capt.  Fisher of" the Salvation Army  corps here was bridesmaid while'D.  Munro acted as best man. After the  ceremony cake and coiree was served  and the happy bride and groom were  extended the best wishes of all present  in which the Uebald has much  pleasure in joining.  .'In speaking of the Standard "group,;  Mr. Taylor said there are two'claimu.'  in the group. There are seven men at*  work .rosscutting and sinking. A-  ledge nf ore has been struck that is' -  three, feet in width and carries gold.-,  silver aud lead, and the ore averages'  $00 to the ton. The' ledge has" been'  triced'on the surface for a distance ot!  300 feet.'  Mr. Taylor i3 also looking after the' -  operations ,on the properties of the'  Imperial Gold Mines' of British Col-J  unibia, The same ledge has' been1  found on the properties as on the'  Standard group,'and the'rmtlook hera'  is equally bright, as on'tlie'Standurd.  There is plenty of money in' the treasury of both companies, and the work-  of development is to be kept up in-*  definitely.  Mr. Taylor reports-th'ht tlie K. Si S:  surveyors are engaged in  marking a'*  railway route from'Duncan  City up'  the Duncan river to the west'fork of  that river.    Duncan Cily promises to,'  be considerable of a place;   The C.P.R. ���������  and   the   Grpat  Northern' will" hoth  complete their lines into Duncan City  some'time this fall.   Then  they will1  he pushed on so,as to get into Trout'  Lake and Ferguson as soon thereafter'  as   possible.     Both   these   companies-  know that the country is a rich'one, ���������  and'fully realize  that if will not  he"  long liefore they will  be enjoying V-  large   traffic,- and  this   accounts   for'  their anxiety tb get'their lines built.���������  Rossland Miner.  A Successful Conp.  police were on   the war  The police were on the war path  yesterday and Thuisday with the  result, that the city treasury is the  richer today by about SIM. The  police made a round up olf all the  houses of ill-fame and the inmates and  owners to the number of thirteen  appeared before Magisti ate Haig and  were fined $10 and costs for each of  the inmates while the landladies were  each fined $15 and costs. -  The Spokane Fair:  An exhibit of North Kootenay ores at ���������  the Spokane Fair this fall will do a lot  for North Kootenay in   the way of  advertising-the district, if proper care"  is   taken   in getting a good    exhibit'-  and a thoroughly live man to look-  after  the   exhibit, - and   one   who  is!  versed in the know.ledge of the district'  and its ores.    Will the board of trade'-'':  taker th������* mater up again this year. ��������� ~M��&?~&#"$$>!\
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JAPAN'S  DEBUT.
Japan has shown how to behave
toward the inevitable. When yon see
tlm inevitable coming along you may
ilo one ot two things. Vou may
st_nd -till and be run down or you
mav climb up and be carried along
by 'it. To do the latter at the right
time requires a nice perception of the
balance between free will and pre-des-
tluatlon, the knack of doing what you
must do with profit and enjoyment to
vourself. Japan was discovered,
practicallv, bv Commodore Perry some
40 vears "ago. She at once divined
that when the world discovers a
countrv that country must either go
forward or be speedily reduced io
'���spheres of influence." Japan chose
to go forward. She tried to he educated. She procured foreign scholars
lo teach in her schools. And now,
in one generation, she has fitted herself to be received as an equal by ��ie
civilized powers ��� of the world.
"While China continues to be a subject
for the international school of carving.
Japan will grow in power and in
national spirit. It is a pleasant occasion. Here's hoping she will so
conduct herself aa to justify the confidence that has heen placed in her by
fcer older sisters.
behind the high, baro trees. Now in
a gable, now in a kitchen .window, tho
lamps began to appeal-. Then there
stretched a wide, unltghted space,
where tho wind took the failing dark
wilh a certain and solemn sound. Row
after row the graves were upon her.
Presently she came to the last grave
of all.
She leansd over tho fence, and
dropped her grny blossomo upon it
Just below.
"Oh. you poor thins!" sho said,
"you poor, poor thing!"
Out in tho lane stood a little brier,
rocking back and forth in the gusts.
'Ihe penny-royal was keen In tho
trempled spaces about the new-matle
grave.
"You novor knew it," said Adeline,
in her steady, sort voice. "Oh, you
poor thing!"
She leaned over onco more. There
wero tears in her eves. The littlo
brier rocked and rocked.
"Twelve years, Mary Robert. IC you
loved him you known how Ions that
is to wait.'"
She began again with long pauses
between her words.
��� .on weren't to blame, .Mnry Robert I said that a hundred times as
1 niaile that wreath, and 1 brought it
up here to tell you so. Do you hear
me Mary Robert'.' You're dead now,
and you're happy now, and you won't
mind if somebody else is happy. You
had so much, and now you have
more." She flung out her hands as
though she were a beggar asking
alms. ,. ,,
'You won't mind. I've had so little.
Mary Robert'."
She lingered a moment with her
arms on thc rails. There in the indistinct light, the years fell away
from her. She was strange, young,
expectant. The poise of her head was
that of a girl's.     She     was     seeing
that of a gi
visions. . ....
Thc west grow uncertain. ine
siars burned instead- Adeline drew
awav from thc fence, and made her
way homo through thc dark. Anil
over as she trod the dust of the highway it was as ono who was beginning
a new life. lt seemed as though she
horad, somewhere in the spaces of the
      of vie-
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In* -'The Independent.
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���'TheVre coming, Miss Robinson-
They're just turning * out 'the. front
yvid."
"J hear you Mis' Stanford."  ���
������I'm going to stand at your gate,
Mis' Robinson and fall in behind when
they pass.-'
"All. right. Mis' Stanford.
'/be funeral procession moved slow-
lv along the narrow country lane
ihe coffin carried by six darkly
r ���������ed neighbors, was at the head. The
dniklv robed mourners came' after.
Under the gray and empty trees, and
- ajalnst thc waning yellow of an au-
t���mn_ii  ��iiv    __eli  tieure was. cut out
her
stood
vimnaJ  slty,  each figure was. cut
as  something  noble,  remote,  clcmen
tal.      The  two  women, one at
uoor.  tlie other  In the      road,
watching.
���It's many'a day sine*- we'vs had a
walking funeral."'said Mi's. Stand-
foid. "But she made them promise
to have that kind. She wasn't very
heavy���poor Mary Robert���ajid it's
only "a .step from her house to the
church."-
"Ye*," said Adeline Robinson, bhe
watched and listened.
"I sruess John'll miss her terrible,
Mia* Robinson. Him being blind
makes It worse. Mary was eyes aud
eais and  everything to him."
"There's Estella, Mis' Standford."
said ihe other woman.
"Esiella's a good girl, but she's only
his     stepdaughter. She's     Mary's
et_ pdaughter, too.     Mary Robert was
married  before Ml*'      Robinson,  and
Esiella's  her first husband's      child.
-She's""no""kin~to-eith'ei-'of-themT!l-i=-���
"Yes,  1  know."
"You come here just after John
Robert married Mary, didn't you, Mis'
Robinson. That was twelve year
last March."
"Twelve year.      I come in June.''
Slowly along in the dark light
eame the dark company. It began
io file past Adeline Robinson's front
gpte.
night, some echo of a son
ter-
If may have been a month after
that -'-�� went across to John
Robert's.
A nerveless and appealing figure,
his clothes hanging loosely around
him, his head dropping forward on
his breast, ho sat in front of the
kitchen fire.
"I've conic over to see if I can do
anything for you all," she said.
"It's Mis' Robinson, father," said a
siim girl, who was busy about the
stove. "She lives just down the lane
here."
"I can't sec you ma'am," said John
Robert, "you know I'm blind, and
havo been for twelve year. I got so
just, after 1 married Mary. Sho died
last week. Your voice sounds kind
of familiar, ma'am. I'm sure you're
kind to come over."
He spoke in a slow, disconnected
way. There wero sweet notes in his
drawling tones.
���   Adeline looked across at him as  a
mother at a child.
"You miss her," she said, simply.
He put up a hand to his     unseeing
eyes;   then threw It out with a sharp
gestu re.
1 can't begin to toll you!*'     Tt v.-as
a cry.     Tho mothei- in Adeline's face
deepened.
"1  know." she said.
. "I was married before, Mis' Robinson, before I lived here.     It was out
vest.     Then there come a flood, and'
sho was  drowned.      They  found  hor
floating down the river, and knew her
by  her dress     and  buried      her.      I
couldn't hear it out tliere after that.''
ile stopped a moment.     "It's     awful
to seo your house took  by the water
and   just   gnawad   into   nothing.   Mis'
Kobinsou." ���  "
Yes," she said.
"She was a young woman and we
v.ero married real young." He spoke
on with a directness that was in itself a kind of dignity. "Eut, Mis'
Robinson." he said, "a man often
loves his ��second sweetheart bstter'n
his first. He marries when he's a
boy, and things are not. settled. Hut
afterward ho knows just what he
wants."
Again that cry shook the slow
voice."
"There wasn't anybody in the whole
world like my Mary."
There was no sound for a minute or
two except the clicking of the clock.
"Tve made Estella leave her things
up-stairs just as they were when sho
died. I won't let her touch that bed
or anything.'' I feel's if she came
hack it'd hurt her to see a change.
You did what I told you, didn't you,
-Estella-.
made that solemn and distinct sound.
She could seo the memorial wreath
sho had laid upon tho grave lust of
all.
���'Mary Roberts," she said, "I called
you poor when I came up here before.
You are not poor al all. You're
rich.    You're  rich."
The passion of years came up in
her throat and choked hor. She was.
like a reed shaking In the wind. Her
words  rushed forth.
"I brought you the life everlasting
becauso 1 never blamed you, and because you never knew. But I might
have known how it was. You have
everything, Mary Roberts���everything��� cvory thing!"
The dead loaves crackled at hor feel.
Tho little rocking brier made tho
only other sound that could be
hoard.
"But I'll wait," sho said. "I'll wait.
I'm  used   to   it."
She turned slowly away. "I'll wait"
she said again.
ln the days that followed sho kopt
much witiiin the house. She had always been a reticent woman, with a
certain distant carriage of person and
temper that set her apart from thc
neighbors. Thoy knew us little about
her as they hud known on her arrival in iht villago some 12ycars ago.
She  grow  silentor  than ever.
As for John Roberts, lie steadily
persistod in his singular views in
regard to his wife's memory. He
was a lovable, weak Ilbrctl creature.
That capable and buoyant spirit,
which had worn out under u weary
round ol" double duties, had supplied
botlit si-.ength and courage to do for
him as well as herself, and loved
him the bottor for it. Her husband
seemed lo have fallen away [rom the
problem of existence and shut himself in thc house and failed day by
day.
l.atc on afternoon, when the wiu-
do\>s wciv keen with tiie sunset...delaine Robinson slood at her gale and
watched a slim figure toiling up the
street, lt was that ol' Estella. and
the two had met a moment before.
The girl's slender beauty showed all
too dclii-iiiely in tho bitter Decembar
winds. They appeared lo beat it
about as though it were some fair
spring blossom that thoy wore ready
lo unpetal  and  strew in tlie dust.
Adeline hold the key of her front
dooi' in her hand. She wailed some
long miniites.shifling it uneasily from
finger io finger. Her oyes still followed Estella. Outlined in somo line
and reed I ike fashion against the
sunset, ihe girl crossed lho highway
to her father's house. Presently tho
older woman heard tho click of the
latch that shut her in between the
borders ot  box.
Along tho illumined road went Ado-
lino with a deliberate and certain
step. Once more she came to John
Robert's gale.
The kitchen door stood open. Estella was bringing an armfull of
wood.
"I told you to send for mc when
you needed mc," said Adeline. "But
I've como without your sending. You
put that wood down. I'll tend to tho
auppof.     You   look   clean   beaten."
She pushed past in to.the house,
tool*: oft! her bonnet and shawl.
"Oh, ifc been so "hard!" cried Estella. following her in. "But 1
couldn't go and tell anybody, i..is'
Robinson, i don't know how to manage the house   and  father   both.
"How is your father?" asked Adeline  from  tlio stove. t
Estella pointed towards a closed
door.
"He's in there. Ho nover comes
out except in the morning, early, and
then he goes upstairs into that room"
sho began to speak softly. " Mis'
Robinson' I believe he's going too. I
believe I'm the only living thing
about. Sho's every place and he's
just like a ghost."
Yellow lights trembled across the
lo"/ coiling. Somo homely stuff was
sputtering ovor thc fire. Thc air had
it touch  of  spice  in   it.
"\"ou  mn.  to  go  up   and  see  the
room, Mis' Robinson?"
'"Would  he  mind?"  askpd Adeline."
"No,   he likes it when  peoplo  do."
Together   they  climbed     the  steep
stair.    Estelia unlocked   the door. She
drew  the other  one in and closeel  it
behind -or. ' ��
It'was a strangely' orderly, a
strangely disordered place. A row cf
medicine   bottles,   the     cork   of   one
six trees :ii a row just by the river
And then camo the blacksmith shop;-:
and then came our house." he stopped am! drawled on again.
"iMul Ui*" water came, a little and
a lil'.lo."      . .'���"������'
���'And the trees went," said Adeline
in a chanting lone. "And the shop
nent, and the house wenl, and it was
all dark, and all black and it roared.'
������Yes, yes," he said uneasily. "You
tee it plain as I do. That was whon
I  iost  her.
He pased his hands over his sight-
!��� f.s  oyes.
"You *-!~il of talk liko her.Mis' Rob-
.ns-.oii,' ho said uneasily again. "It
was al towards this time of year. She
had some wall (lowers growing out
in the garden, and she wont out and
Vulleil them and brought them In.
Thoy're awfully sweet.''
Adeline was trembling. "There's
<*ome out. at the B'.ite," she said, "I'll
go nnd  gc-l  them."
"lie's remembering! Ho's remem-
beiing!' sho said to herself, and the
woids wero the words of a song. To
tliis worn: n, so eager for dreams
theso blossomo wore like those at tlio
Stiles of h-aven. She rose up, a ne.*~~,
���������nft boin _ a part of tho spring, i
l.ni't of that youth of which sho had
so long 1'ien robbed.
Eslcll-". and Mrs Sandtord were
ihero in the kitchen.
"I giioss he's going," said the lattsr
solemnly. "He talking about nothing
hi-.!' old l.Pics. It's a had sign."
".'lie l*"e.' stod there as it waiting.
'I hon ,*��� cry rung through the lillie
'i-.tisc, :i.1-1 "echoed out in lho yard
among tl.e budding trees. The two
women at lho kitchen door clung to-
iretlier. ,
"It's me! it's mo! He's calling mc!"
. ied Adeline, and pushed forward.
' He's ca.i.ng me!"
After .i little while thoy followed
h- r.
She sat cm the bedside, hor arms
���.1 round ihe. fast dying man, his head
on her bosom. "I'm here. John, I'm
here. I'm hero," sho kopt saying it
ever and over again.
He cailed hor namo once nior?
I.in. lhis time with failing breath.
'1 ney hold their breath for a long awful moment. Rigid silence seltl-Kl
upon  tho  room.
Then Adeline roso up and faced
thoso two in the chamber. In hor
hands she still held the little yellow
l'cwers. Thoro was a loo... on hor
face   that   gloried   hor.
"Oh  Clod!   now  T  can   toll   it! '  she
ciicd, "1 wasn't drowned."
Sho  Hung  hor   arm    wit'
F.'jsttire   toward  the  bod.
Ho's mino!    He's mine!'
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"Y'es, father, you know I did."
Adeline Robinson rose to go. Th��re
was something suddenly wavering
about her. She had grown finite
?ale.
"You don't need me," she, said, in
an uncertain ' ' way. "If���if you do,
I'il come.;'
She.'looked at the bowed    figure by
the fire.      She looked at Estella. Th.
' Mis' Robinson," sounded across the I clock tickedQ more     distinctly      than
palings in an awed whispor, "I guess
I'll ko now."
Adeline stood motionless in her
doorway. She was a tall woman with
a still face. ���
"Yeu poor thing"," she cried in a
hushed voice.     "Oh, you poor thing!"
She watted yet another moment.
The procession was turning into tho
churchyard.
"You  poor thing,-'  she cried  again.
An odor from the" woods met h<~r as
she entered tho hou5 _. A great heap
of lifo-everlastlng lay on a corner of
the table; the little room was like a
fagen full of some bitter wine. Adeline rook up the blossoms, and began
daftly to separate them one from the
other, and presently to weave them
into a pale memorial wreath. It was
dainty and slow work. She heard
h��r neighbors returning along the
,/ lane while she was yet busy with the
I*st handful.
"Mis' Robinson!"
She pulled off hsr apron, flung It
evnr the herbs and went to the door.
"I thought you'd like to hear about
things."  said  Mrs.   Standford.
"Come on in." said Adeline.
, "Xo, I haven't any time. Well, no-
t-cdy cried ��� except John Robert, aud
one or two of the rest of ns. Estella
didn't. He went on so it made your
heart ache to hear him."
"Yes," said Adeline.
"She's burled down in the west
corner just by the fence. I guess it
was her own lot. for most all hor
folks are laying round in that,
neighborhood.*'
"I remember the place," said Adeline. "There's a good deal of
penny-royal in that corner."
"Yes. so there is. I smelt It all
the time they were lowering tho
c-Offln. Well, good-by. I must hurry
and cook ray supptr. You've got to
die and you've got to tat, Mlc' Robinson " |,
It waa an hour later when Adeline
rawed along tho road to the church
lying be.-dv it. stood on the small
table. Or. the shelf let .nto the
whitewashed wall was a handful, of
shriveled roses, their ashen petals
dropping now and then upon ine
floor helow. The bed was half made,
at ihe :Voi lay an open book. The
curtains 'vtre drawn up to the tops of
the windows: the room wa.s rich w-iih
the dying light. Silence and memory
TTRsre-""
xaitcir"
ne. bod,  and
;;.ere     with
over.
"Y*ou don't need m"," she said once-
more. "Good-by. Estella. Good-by,
Mr.  Robert?."
The girl followo.l her out into thc
front  yard.
"Don't you feel well. Mis' Robin-
sen?      You're so pale."
"Yes, I am well," said Adeline, ".till
iu lhat uncertain voice. She walked
on. and tho girl followed between the
rows of box. Adedne turned at the
Site.
"Dm. suppose fcho wasn't drowned."
she said  to Estelbi.
"You mean���" :..iid the othor, hastily.
"I'm thinking :.hout what. your
fnther told me. I'm making up a
story in my own head. Supposing
she wasn't drowned, and she came
back and found him married again."
"Then she ought to tell him and
have things right." said Estella. in a
fla&h.
'ihe two stood silent a little'in the
box-bordered path.
"But suppose," began the other woman again, "suppose the second one
died before the first wanted���wanted
to tell."
"i.uy, then it would be easier than
ever," cried    Estella
"No," said Adeline Robinson. "No."
She threw out her arm as though
beating back some unseen assailant.
'No. It inn't right to take away a
memory. Sometimes it's nil a man's
got."
Estella watched her going away
through the cold weather. The girl
felt as though a door had heen opcn-��
ed and then closed in her face. Tho.
air was full of the odor of box. It.
was bitter;  It hurt her.
She whom she watched took the
same road that had been hers a month
ago. She passed her own empty
house standing back among the trees.
The dead'1 leaves blow l'all about her.
Once she seemed caught in a hundred
little  tongues  of  fire.    She   came   to
y��rd.      The  west  was  still  splendid j the wide open space where the gusts
with
H.'l "
���WHITO!'
their heart.
Estc-lla stooped   over
touched   the  hook   lying
a  gentle  linger.
She was reading it in that afternoon." she said,   "it's s  Testament."
She stepped f-ofily acror-s io the
shelf, and point-d to the dead flowers.
Somebody b.-oush; them io Her
rhnt very morning, and I forgot to
pin*, them   in water."
She looked winfully '.it the silent.
woman standing there in the middle
of   the  chamber.   .
She wasn't any lt'tl rn mn nn.'-
mcre than father is. but they're the
only kin I ever knew. Sue wa.s t-o
kir.il. Mis' Robinson, do you kn-iw
why sh" wanted a walking funeral?
ril.e thoucbr another would ror-i to-i
much. She wns always thinking
about other people."
"But she's remember'-d,' ^lid Adeline. She was as wistful as the girl
" >.nd thnt"s a good deal. She's remembered."
Then   she     turned     to     her
strange   eves.
"Perhaps her turn'll ��-oin��- too.
said.
"Whose turn,   Mis'  Robin-win?'
terr-d    Estella.
"The   one   that,   was  drowriPd'
Somewhere,   in   that     other
outside  of   this   room
and   i.i tighter.     A   wav
the latter floated to the woni'in there, i
A   wagon creaked  clown   to  the   pike.
"et us go down again," said Ac'e-
Iii.e, [leading the  way.
Shut in that haunt"(l and huiintini,
house tlie two spent tlif winter It. a
vain endeavor to heat back the. presence that comes but once. As mires,
as housekeeper, as an influence which
broucht a virile atmosph'.re into the
iK'-nyinc: place, Adeline wn? absolute.
H.'r own house stood barrpd and
h' ".ted opposite thai, she might, t'ivt,
or.t. oi a rich strong nature to a lonely
c' i and an ailing mnn. The dort >-
enrre and wont ind stooped com' .��
a o^ether. The uncurling buds or
k,~i Ing? began to redden down tie
hl.-hways. As the days lengthened
blind John Robert's memories roved
li,-.-U flong the trark of youth and
di-.ire to thnt. river town lyinp tn
w. nl t_o r.itnsct.
"'Yon know anything about a flood;
..;>' Robir.so?" He drawled wealkly
o.i without waiting for an answer,
'i' ran tee it all as plain. There were
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engines at tho World's fair and was
driven hy Derrick Mooro. well know:;
as one of the best drivers on thc road.
T. N. Willing, the. Territorial wood
inspector, is at present making a
lour of general inspection in thc Edmonton and Calgary districts. Tlio
department did not appoint local inspectors in" this'portion of the country this season but Mr. "Willing is
now taking steps to locate the districts In Alberta in which their services will be required with a view to
having appointments made next year
Jack Harvey, manager of.The -^s-
ton Bloomers, a female ball team, has
written T. M. Grover, of Regina, pio-
posing a two days' baseball tournament to he hold at Regina with"
Lumsden, Moose Jaw.', Moosomin and
olher western clubs taking part. Thc
Boston leam carry a canvass .���.-*
and seating accommodation for -,.-0
people.
The Spokesman-Review, of Spokane,
says: One Charles G. Neville, confessed absconder, born of English
parents in the sweaty city of Calcutta,
possessor of a straw colored Van
Dyke, blue eyes, and a habit if
switching his "liaitches," will bo a
wise man in his day and generation
if he keeps away from the cily
police headquarters." Neville tout
the police at Spokane that he had
stolen ���r-.-u from tho Hudson's Bay
company at Regina. '" Supt. Howe, of
the N. ... M. P., and Commissioner
Chipman wrote that no such man is
known. ���.
A missionary from South Africa
recently lectured in, the' provinces
upon his work,among the natives of
that part of the world. He stated
that on one occasion he officiated at
lhe funeral ot a white settler. In a
country where wood was scarce the
ten cwing relatives had utilized the
discarded Iriards of packing cases
���w herewith���to-make���lhc-coflin���=_Xhe_:
for
-ifc-at. Oflico,
W4 Up L\aiia��
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mu
"opouw
S2.no0.eoi
-    I.SQU.Cft.
To obtain rapiilly tlie knowledge of the vulno  nl'   reel's   or  leilge.s|
nothing is to be coinpiit-eil with the Diamond   Core   Drill," which   wil
prove'iiHiro in 30 day������ than nn oi*itlic   of   men    tunnelling  or .sinking
shafts could prove in ten years.
Thn Diamond Core Drill can  pierce  I he inoiintnins iiiul        ke
ecret of what it contains from their very hearts, unci  the  more  "-o i(J_
he rock I'oi'iuation, the quicker it will do its work.
The Diamond Core Drill i-= ��o cnn-titn-led thnt it cur.  bo taken
pieces mid packed on the bucks uf lioi"-i-s and cnr-rind mid   worked
id most innccesbilije places whero witur can bu obtained,���~uk1  h
be in almost any iiurt ol Britis-h Columbia.
For full information and particulurM npply by lei ter or in prr.viii toi
S I'B BALD,
REAL     ESTATE   AND     MINING     BROKERS,     REVELS.!1��* E<
reverend lecturer stated that he found
It hard to do justice to the solemnity
ot the occasion, seeing that, the coliin
lui had been made of one of Colman's
mustard casc:s. and bore these words:
"This wide up. Stow away from the
t'liier." It. is. perhaps, needless to
?!;- that these special instructions
Hem printed upon the cases at Car-
i- _>���*��� works solely for tho benefit of the
."���l._PP"-r and to insure the mustard
reaching lis  destination in good con-
Ml.!l>n.
I?irectors:
'"*;'(;;. S.  tlowlauil    President
r.li'.AI..rr.tt.,Vi(_e I"res., iSt.Uathat
William H-.tnaay, Robert Jiil'i-ay,
iliigh Ryan,   T.  bittherlatitt  Staynhi
' lilins lingers.
l��. It.-Wilkie. tjeneral Maimp.-ir,
3re,ociiOij
North Wes',; and Briticb Ooluiiilii.*.
"ranilon       Por'.age la     ��   Vjhucuuvu'
'��� 'it-lginy Prairie \Viiinipe-_-
!<"! nuiiiUfiii   ii'i-'iice Alber!   Re.velst.ok.
mriitlicunii N>-lson, I!.
" ONTARIO.
ttss-x Jvin.plrn Falls   |Ut. IhuiiiA
i'.rgu.    .     Port, (Jol'corne- .Toronto
Oid l Rat Port arc      | Welland
'itt>erno!'     Sault St. MariciWoodwroci
ListoweU.  St, Oiitharines ]Hamilton
Montreal, Quebec.
Savings Bank Department���Doposn,.
of $1 and upwards received aii(
interest allowed.
Debentures-��� Provincial, Munieip .
and other deheritureu purchased.
Drafts and Lottery of Credit���Avail
able at all points in Canada. Quite..-
Kingdom, Linked States, Europe.
India, China, J-tpah, Australia, New
ZHalnnd. etc
Gold  Purchased
This 13ank Issues Special Rocolpts
whiuh will be accounted fop at any ol
the Hudson's Hay Co's Posts ln the
Yukon ank northern districts.
A. R. 3. HIS ARM,
*    Manager Revelstoko Brar. _h
We Havo a Good Supply of
���"Building".
'Materia!
����i Lumber
CUT PRICES FOR, S FOT CASH
Call ami see us. We can fix you
���^���BEVEL5T0KE-SA_V_MlLLS-_
Large light  bed   rooms.
Tablo I'ui'iii.heil with!
the choije*-r, (he in.-icketl
alToi-d--. Ui";c Wino'if
.Liquors unil v"hi;ars|
Rates ' $1.      a day.      Mont lily  rare.
'J.'ALBERT ��TO.\l_, ivojniiemr.
JRATfiS.   $1 oo "PSR   D\V]
T
L/anadian
Pacific
Railway.
and Soo Line.
The Revelstoke
Herald \.^ni ^^bi
Has more' readers in Nortli
Kootenay than any other paper;
bus more advertisers in Revelstoko than I any otlicr paper;
does moro job printing in tho
city than any othor paper; - it's
news is more spicy and up-to-
date; its Influence is greater;
its advertising rates are lowest
circulation considered; its subscription rate is only $2.00 por
annum; it covers tho field. Try
lt and be with  the crowd.
Write to
RI3VBLSTOKB IIERALD,
Revelstoke, B. C.
Good nccoimnodiitioii.    X   good Iml
well sujiiilieil   wicii'choice. wine.r'
���liquors and cigars.  '        .
Free Bcis IVIeets All Trains!
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Proprietors.
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Do   Vou   CUant   a    J_ome   in    This.  Orocuihg    ITlining   anlj
J^ailcuay   Centfe   ?
Tlie C. it K. steam Navigation Company hi,v3 son1, 'if "Heui
lightlul "iiopirty in Revelstoko.     It is charmiti"~ly --situated,  .!i.ir~il~" -to'l
to any portion of the town.    Come aud enquire about it at once.     Katy^
terms if necessary.
iH'.-
worl'l
Bays
Con-
were   rh'ildi-o.'i :   i\
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Acrcss    thc
tincnt   by  thc
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Tt.fi Fastest and hest equipped
'.....iii cros.iti^ the continent.
Train a i-aviti�� I he Pacific Coast
TUESDAYS, TIItJLSDAYS and
PATUi.DAYS connect at Ten
William with tin: jiiliitial lake
steameis "AJaiiitoi>a,""A"ih',"Ttn" and
'Atl.aUifCii." dcio.-s thu "real lake"
For    infoi-nuilion,   time    carili-.
m;ip- nnd ticket1* npply tc-
T. W. HUAI-SIJAVV,
Agent, Itevelstoke.
!__.. J. Coyi.io A'.Mt-fiiiir. Pii'-'-f'iiper
Agent, Vancouver, li. C
T. D. Piekapd
...JISSJ.YER,...
Gold, .Silver or Lend $1.50
Copper 2.00
Gold and Hllver  2.1)0
Gold or Silver and Copper  2.:">0
Gold, Silver and   Lead  '5.00
Gold, Silver, Lead and Copper -1.00
Prompt Attention to  Samples by Mail,
Cash Must Accompany the Sample.
Front St. Fdevelstoke
Hotel Victoria
J. V- PERKS, Prop'
flo'cl Ai-ruinmnd.'tl ion the ll-'s-t in the
City for the money.
IItat.d by'not air: electric  light and
"bell in every room
Hourly s-lie^t car  between   hotel  and
station.    ''
Large and well lighted  sample  room.
Free bus meets nil   tiains.
KEVELSTOKE. B. C.
THE "PIONEER LIVERY-
Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout t_ako
mm
_ae��r
*-"=Vi1*l   ../.I.
Saddle    and      Pack
always for hire. '
HnrsSi'.i
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Freighting   and   Teaming
specialty.
Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock
for Trout Lake City.   For particulars write
CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson'sLandino
"8Sa &��i8Z^S2*^e!^j3��2?!^
(2 Send for a Copy of thn Third Annual Edition
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City of Revelstoke
Complete and iUtSskSe,
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The flaleiray to l(ie Wonderfully Rich 3, IkC-I' ai ..tiz'i'icf. of Xorth
Kim/rutty mid Canoe Rirer.    Thr S'-rr.j-'''; r'nia.' for the
Hi;/ IJend. Trout Lair, l.ttrdeau, ^'^uuctiet, Al-
tlicrf Canyon, .Jordan. I'asx and. Rayle Pan*
Uisfrictx.  Bufiinefi.i Men and. Riisi-
nrn.i Hoiwsn.   Thc name, Occit-
pat ion. and Residence of
Every Male Resident
in    the    City.
Price,
50 Cents.
Aunnr*.!?
R.   P. PETTIPIECE,
Revelstoke, B. C.
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��3S 3SS��S!2gS��@gggg��feJ3gP{J>^^ /M  M  The Case Against Dreyfus Crumbling Away  tempi to clear the house of their assailants but made several arrests.  During the night the gendarmes were  fired on and they charged the mob  with drawn swords, ihe result being  four persons killed and several others  injured by tho troops. Further reinforcements of gendarmes were sent  to the scene and eventually quiet was  restored.  THE PARIS BOURSE  THE LATE GALE  I  SERIOUS FIRE IN HAMILTON - RAILWAY ACCIDENT  IN QUEBEC-TROLLEY COLLISION AT PHILA.  DELPHIA���������SKIRMISH IN THE PHILIPPINES.  AN OTTAWA FAIRY YARN  Amorican Help for Canadian Doukho-  hobor   Immigrants  Ottawa, August 21.-���������Reports to the  interior department say that thc  Doukhobor immigrants who arrived  lasi spring aro making most aecept-  ibie progress in tlio West. Some  given  up   a  sti  illy   vegetarian'  uch  puts them  - work.    Many  1   clothes   and  im   Nebraska  ..rth.   to   induce  o up land in the  himself   belonged  Recovered  8 veral Bodies of Victims  at Vancouver.  Vancouver, B. C, August 22 ���������  Several bodies have been found of  persons who wero drowned in the late  gale. One has been identified as lhat  ot Captain John Alcock, ex-captain of  the steamer Delia.  Rentes   comparatively   Steady     Notwithstanding   Recent   Disturbances  Paris, August 22.���������Three por cent  rentes yesterday declined li\(2 to 9(J  francs S2Vj centimes for account. The  comparative steadiness of theso  French government securities in the  face ot the recent rioting in Paris is  show nin the fact that rentes before  the second trial of Dreyfus hroso  97% centimes to 99 francs GO centimes  lho" lowest   price   in   several   years.  THE SEMLIN MINORITY  London, August 21.���������The Pans correspondent of the Sunday Spejuil  telegraphed yesterday: "The govern-  i-ient has docided to arrest Mercier.  Ir is rumored that orders will be  ���������51 ven to withdraw tho caso iU~a'nst  Dieyfus, it having been proved that  the documents rolled on to prove lus  guilt are forgeries." iii/iv_  Paris, August 21.���������According to the havG  Echo dc Paris in consequence ol  C.ptain Cuiguei's evidence General  Chamoin, who took tho war o lice  ciospier to Rennes has started suddsn-  U- for Paris.  La Liberie says that the Dreyfus  trial will not bo finished before the  middle of September.  Zola is quoted vas saying:        Lvcr  since I accused  General      Elliot     of  having the evidence of Dreyfus' inno  cence I  felt sure that the      general!  whom the Rennes     court     examined  ��������� could'not be trusted.      Thus far thc j  witnesses merely explain or     defend  their own conduct.     The witnesses of  llie trial admit that thero has not yet 1  appeared     one     impartial       witness |  tij;ainst Dreyfus.     Conscienceless   and i  characterless the yhave  droned   * out  their well studied  parts.      In all  the of   Newfoundland,   in   a    speech     ho  -,nunals of political crime there is no ,was making lo    the    residents along  Has Now  diet  for mixed diet  in much belter forr  have   adopted   ISui  a   wealthy   Russi  who  recently  cn* ,  some of them tc  slate   lo   winch  was so pleased with i..ieir prospects  in Canada that ho presumed ehem  with a subscription ot several thousand dollars raised in Neunigka to  generals  i,uv thorn stock.  NEWFOUNDLAND'S   GOVEItNOR  Speaks   Plainly   Concerning   French  Fishing Rights  St.   Johns,   Newfoundland,     August  21.���������Sir Hugh McCalluni.the governor  Reached    the    Respectable  Total  of Four.  Vancouver, August 22.���������Hegelscn,  M. L. A. for Cariboo, has declared  himsolf uo longer a supporter of the  government. Joseph "Martin, R. McPherson, D. XV. Higgins and Hegclsen  havo now declared themselves as no  longer government supporters. The  fcemlin administration had a majority  of four in the house. Tho opposition  have now four of a majority, but the  lieutenant governor has not spoken.  Joseph Martin said today: "My  desire is to seo lhc government defeated on the first day of tho sitting  and this can he brought about easily  now as they are in a minority.  AT   THE SEANCE  Medium���������Spirits will now write  messages on the slate.  Irreverent Party���������Say, why don't  they learn to use a typewriter?  CATCHING THE  OLD MAN  HUDSON'S  COMPANY.  C H U RC H__D IR ECTO R Y   MhTHODliiT CHURCH ��������� '"<���������" ul.������_������������������_.���������.  PriMtcmi.t; survic.iu M II u in -i. d '������������������������*>  [i.m. c la-a ' iiiiibiiiiK ("l th" U..-L- ot il.e  niormuK soivt..o.   --nhbitli .-cli... . _im lliti.o  Olaim  At  2:,'������    JI.CI.       Wrokl������     p  l:>i-l    -I Cel.UK ]  ovory Wi-dii'b'-ay eioi.iiiK -l 1'Jb v-m-    'ino.  pub.lciirii ciiiilmlly lnviii.il     S.'.m.'.������ lr>:o. I  KKV. B. J. THOMPSON,  l"a������lor.     j  The Acme������������������  Soda  Water  Works  INCORPORATED 1670  Little Clarence:        Pa, . that   man  going yonder can't hear it thunder.  Mr. Callipers:      Is he deaf?  '   Littlo  Clarence:      No,  sir;   it isn't  thundering.  When a singer's voico fails he can  iiu longer tako  up  his  notes.  One  of '.hot doubtful states is that  i.f matrimony.  A  good  tabic   is 'undoubtedly    th  hest hoard of Health.  A LY. YOUNG MAN  NINE SOLDIERS DROWNED  While  Rcconoitring   in  lippines  the   Phil-  \ blue grass young man from Ky.  Was  proclaimed  by   his  friends  very  Ply,  When a widow he wed;  But, now he is dead,  The   same   say:       "Gosh!   wasn't  he  ly!"  Church of England Sunday Services  Eight a.m. Holy Communion; It  meeting, litany and sermon, (Holy  Eucharist, lirst Sunday iu the month);  2:30 Sunday school, or childrens'.  tervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy     Days���������The     Holy  Hoke, li. C-.  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or S ]  a.m.* as announced. Fridays���������7:30j  Evensong, wilh spiritual reading, j  Holy Baptism is administered usually ���������  a.'ter Sunday school at 3:15.  E. C. PAGET, D. D.,  Vicar.  Manufacturer, of all kinds of  Aerated Water*, Soda and Mineral  Waters iu Syphons and Bottles.  Factories at Vernon and Revel-  M. J- O'BRIEN,   PROPRIETOR  PRESBYTERIAN CHUKUI-Keyeli>to_*.e.  a7 btorvice uvery Sunday ai 11 ii.ui una ,:.Sj  p.m. BitTo C1.88 at 2:.l0 P in., to which  nil iiro welcome. Prayer i_'.-u(ing n.c "��������� u-ni.  evory WednetMay.  REV. T. MKSZIE3. !'��������� ������t_r.  UTOPIA  drcamin' about  more deeply depraved case on record  than the proposal by men high in  "fetation to erect a monument. to a  forger and a suicide. 1 refer to tho  proposed monument to Colonel  llenry."  Paris, August    21.���������Schneider,      the  the French treaty coast, where he  is now enquiring iu to tho fishery  dispute, was very outspoken and emphatic respecting mo French claims  in that region. The governor assorts  that thoy have no rights there. The  only   rights   thoy  have .is   of  fishing  'Austrian military   attache,  will   come j concurrently    with    British    subjects  Manila, August 22.���������Whiie reconoi-  tring, a pari/ of the 24th infantry  unaer Captain* Crane, was crossing  the Maruquina river on a raft yes-  tercia,* when the hawser broke. The  current at' that particular point  was very swift and caused the raft to  capsize   drowning  nine   men.  THE ONTARIO PRESSMEN  to Paris on Wednesday to piosocutc  Mercier in tho Paris court of assize  Icr forgery.  The Paris papers say that 35,000  francs camo from abroad to aid  Dreyfus.  and that they are entitled to no territorial recognition whatever. This  is the strongest declaration made yot  in favor ol* the colonists.'"'  -o-  THE BUBONIC PLAGUE  Stringent  British Government   Takes*  Measures.  London, August 21.���������The local government board has -" taken , drastic  .means to prevent the bubonic plague  from entering England. Notices have  been sent to the sanitary'authorities  rt, everv port in thc Kingdom to enforce the cholera act" of JS91S strictly.   o   ",        .IN  THE  PHILIPPINES  TROLLEY COLLISION  to  'A    Brush    With    the    Insurgents    in  '-"-       Which Two Lieutenants Are  ���������   '  .".-   .'���������-.        the Victims.     ,    *  :-   "Manila, August 21.���������One*  lieutenant  .- of tho Twelfth Infantry, was      killed  "and another wounded seriously while  -rcconnoitering  last evening nortli  of  .Angeles.     The Americans encountered  tnere a "large force of insurgents and  . -grove them from their positions.  At Philadelphia Results  in Injury  Thirty Persons.  Philadelphia, August 21.���������A head on  co'.'ision hetween two trolley cars occur, ed' today on the Norristown  Chestnut Hill and Roxborough railway, in Plymouth township, Montgomery county, a few miles north of  mis city, in which 30 persons were  injured. Tho railway is a singlo  track road, with switches. The passengers of the south bound car assert  that the motorman failed to wall at  tne, switch for the arrival of the car  going north and the accident resulted.  Seeing,that the accident could not be  averted many of the passengers  jumped and were severely bruised^  Are Acquiring an Idea of the Extent  of Their Heritage.  Vancouver, August 22.���������One hundred  Ontario and Quebec newspaper people  arrived here Sunday after 12 days on  the cars. Many said that they never  before realized the extent of their  country and they feel proud ot being  Canadians. They were entertained  here, aud went over to Victoria by  the government steamer Quadra yesterday.  CANADIAN GOVERNMENT  Is  on  the  Look Out for the Dreaded  Bubonic  Plague.'  THE GOLDEN KLONDIKE  A*SHOAL LAKE BLAZE  Ottawa, August 22.-���������The department  ot agriculture is fully alive to the  Importance of preventing the possl-  billty of the introduction into Canada ] ,^���������; ,.-  of t.he bubonic plague * and Mouli-  zambert, the director general of  1'ublic health, has given such instructions to tho quarantine officers as wiii  ensure suflicient safeguards.  Scraggles���������Wot yer  Waggles?  Waggles���������I wuz thiukin' wot a fine  world this wud be if dor dorgs wuz  all   vegetarians!   o   THE   SAGE   AND   THE  PEOPLE  Behold���������tho Sage stood before the  door of his cave and the rabble came  and put questions to .him and he  answered them after the wisdom' of  their folly.  "  "To whom shall we liken the poet?  said a smooth faced youth.  "Thc  poet  shall   be  likened  to    a  boy who in picking up a handful of  pebbles   that   pleased   his   fancy   has  been      told       that      he     has        a  diamond  among  them,  and  straightway grubs in the soil all his life tliere  agter,  hoping  to  find  another  gem."  "And tho warrior?"  "The  warrior  is  like  unto  a  child  who hears another praised for killing  a serpent, and finds him a stick that  he   too may    be told that he is valiant."  "What of  the  house wife?"  "She  is  as  the  mother   bird    that  makes  much  to do    ovor    a nest of  slicks and  straws  that the winds of  Winter'will   soon scatter abroad."  "What sayest thou of the rich  man?" asked  a portly merchant. ,  "He is none othor than the tortoise, which for safety's sake is glad  to  see little,  except what is  sot be-  Solid Footing,  To have   this  necessary  a pair  I "OMAN CATHOLIC CHUKCH - Revel-  1\- uKiku M._.a flrbt and third Sunday* in  month i.t. 10:30 ft m. __���������_ _��������� . .-,-.,  KEV. FATHER THA-EK.  SAI/V _TIOM AHMY���������M" fllnaa evory night  in lho:r hall on Front Si reo..  Undertaking: and Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  MACKENZIE   AVE.  Retail Dealers in Furniture.  Loynl Orange  Lodge. No. 1658.        RQBERT   SAMSON  ltcgnliir   meeting''   ar  OdilU'll.          it    is  Solid  and  held  In the  lows Mull on the third Friday  ol eni'li month :it 7.JO p. in.   Vlsltmjr  lirctlui'ii ooidlallv Invited    \V. O. ninniv.   .V.M.; 1". 1\ Peitl-  nlcee, Hoc. S.-, E A. ICett'lesou Fin. Sec ; Thos.  Sieed, Tieasuier.  Court   Mt.   Begbie,  I.O.r.. No. 3"6i.  Meets In tho Odd-  follows' Hull on tno  ind anil lih Fridnyj of  (���������uch nioutti. Vi-.,ilng  brethren Invltud to  alteml.  best  to  wear  of our  Leather ��������� Boots  Shoes.  We   carry   the  selected stock in the  west.  Our goods are built  by the best Boot and  Shoe Builders in the  United States and  Canada.  The prices range as  follows:    ,  Mens Boots from $1.25 to $6 00  II. Campbell.    K. D,  Chief Ranger.  J. C. Johnson  Rec.-Sec.  Wood Dealer  and Draymarv  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on ihorteat  notice.      Contracts for Jobbing taken.  i^eveistoKe  Hospital  MHlernity Room hi connection.  Vaccine    kept    on    hand.  Jeffs. Attendants  REVELSTOKE  lip WORKS..  Blachsmitliine- Jobbine  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting  Tinsmithine .  Sheet Iron Work  Machinery Repaired  Mining Work a Specialty���������_______  ROBT. 0011.0017  Revelstoke   Station.  Leon  said   the   sweet  Is Pronounced  by an"   Export    to Be  thp Richest Country in the World.  ' Vancouver", August 21.���������R. Razees,  from* Turenne. who was sent out by  the French government to report on  the Klondike says that it is the  richest country in the world and will  recommend it for investment.  RAILWAY ACCIDENT  Liberal Excursionists Have a Narrow  Escape at Montreal.  Montreal. August 21.���������A special C.  P R. excursion train, which left  Viger station at 9 o'clock     yesterday  - morning, carrying the members of tho  Club Laurier and their friends to- a  political meeting     at St. Scholastique.-  ���������"~oet**with��������� _srstccidoiitfo"ii-"th'e_hridgeia:  mile east of the station, the engine  leaving the track on the bridge. ' The  engineer after shutting clown the  1-ver, jumped, striking the bridge  und fracturing his skull. The engine  vas wrecked, but thc train fortunately  came to a standstill and the passengers escaped. Engineer Smith . is  dying at tho hospital here.  In Wliich a Whole Family Narrowly  Escapes -'Death -    _.        -*-' '  Shoal Lake, August 22.'���������A fire  broke out in A. McDonald's* general  store about 5 o'clock yesterday morning, and Mr. McDonald,'- -who lives  aliove the storo was awakened by  hearing his little girl crying and noticed mat tho room-was' ruling wilh  smoke from the stairway, l-ie had  only lime to got his family out of sii  upstans window when the flames  broke out. The heat was so interne  lhat noming could be done to keep  tlie tire from spreading to Simpson's  block. Trie adjoining building was  soon also a mass of llames and was  cmpletely destroyed, he origin of the  lire is unknown.  ������ The losses, are: A. McDonald, W.  H. Spoor, R. Coulson, Dr. Brothers,  and John Simpson. The other occu-  pats'of tho block had all their goods  removed.   The total loss is ?S,00U.  LET 'EM ALL COME!  to  Several Thousand    Finns Coming  the Red Deer District.  Ottawa, August 22.���������The Finnish  delegates, who are looking for a suitable site for the settlement of several  thousand Finns arrived here * yesterday. They, expect to find the Red  Deer, district in Alberta, an ideal  location.  Speak   ot   love,"  voice  of  a   maiden. -  "Let ah echo answer there: I am  only a man, and deal ,not in magic  spells." . , - ....  "How do you know this is true?"  asked a greybeard. \  "How tell life from death?" asked  the   sage  smiling.  "Canst   predict   the   future?"   demanded a crone.  "When  I  shall  know the past."  Then the sage passed around the  hat. but didn't strike much; whereupon he gazed scornfully on the mob.  "Come ��������� tomorrow,", quoth he, with  heat in his voice, "and see me do  stunts on the flying trapeze. ^ This  is no place for a school for philosophy."  Ladies' "  Boys "  Mis's?s .-''  Childrens'  $100 to $5.00  $1,00 to $3.00  85c to $2,50  35c to $1,75  M HUDSON'S BAY SlOkES,  *- CALGARY  Upper Arrow Lake,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Well Known for Their  Health Giving Properties.  BUBONIC PLAGUE  A COLORADO FIRE  GOLDEN SAUSAGES  Kew'ard the Industry of   an Amorican  Post Hole Artist.  - Jacksonville, Florida, Augst 21 ���������  "A sausage grinder containing about  520,000 in gold, silver and greenbacks  v.-ere found yesterday by Charles lt.  'Armstrong, a grocer, while digging a  post hole between Clay and Union  streets, where he was building two  houses. The hole was being, dug by  a negro, but he was s-j slow that Armstrong relieved him. ������  ������ A HAMILTON  FIRE  Whichr-Causes���������a���������Loss-of-=52,000,000  i>' Cripple Creek, August' 22.���������Fire has  entirely  destroyed-the  business   part  of 'the city of Victor,  causing a loss  estimated  at  ?2,000,000.       Beginning  shortly after noon the fire raged until  night,   consuming   everything   in   its  way. It had  its origin its is thought  iu  the Merchants  cafe,  adjining   the  Bank   of   Victor   at ���������  the   corner     of  Third  street  and  Victor   avenue.    A  strong wind from    the south  fanned  tho llames and in a few minutes all  the surrounding houses were on fire.  Help   was   summoned     from' Cripple  Creek,  but the  town  had  been  built  in   the  early  days  of  the  camp   and  was of pine timber for the most part,  and   burned   like   tinder.      Desperate  efforts were made to stop the progress  of the llames    by    blowing    up  ''the  buildings in  their path   by means  of  dynamite,  but the effort was in vain  and  tho scones  of the  great  Cripple  Creek fire were duplicated.  Has Appeared in Italy but the Newspapers Are Silent.  London, August 22.���������The Rome correspondent of 0the Daily Mail asserts  that there have been several cases of  bubonic plague recently at ��������� Palermo  ���������ind Naples, three or four of which  ended fatally. All possible precautions are being taken, but the newspapers do not mention the presence of  ihe disease or the nature of the  measures adopted against it in order  i o prevent, public-alarm. . _   ..       ...    ..  ���������MY  PLAYMATES  The wind comes whispering, to me of  tho country green and cool,  Of redwing blackbirds chattering  beside   a  reedy  pool; ,o  It brings me soothing fancies of tho  homestead  on  the  bin,  And I hear the thrush's evening  song and the robin's morning  thrill; ,    '  So I fall to thinking tenderly of  thoso I used to know  Where  the  sassafrass   and  snakeroot  .  and. checkei-berries_ grow*...      .  Both Hotels Opeq  Plumper's   Pass,  Maynw Island, B. C.  "Midway hetween Vancouver and Victoria  HON.  PETER MITCHELL  Seized With Another Attack of Paralysis   Yestorday  i.  Ottawa, August. 22.���������Hon. Peter  Mltcnell was seized with another attack of paralysis yesterday' morning  but not so serious as the attack  cfrom which he has recently^ recovered."  JUMPED THE.TRACK  DISASTROUS  FIRE  Causes    Damage    to    the    Extent of  $30,000  Hamilton  August  21��������� The  Ontario  Box  company's   factory   was   totally  destroyed  bv 'fire  yesterday morning.  The fire fclartcd  at the  sidewalk beside some  big lumber piles and soan  got a sdogg hold and  in a few min-  ���������utes was  beyond  control  of  the  fire  d-partment.    About a million feet of  Jmber in the yard was burned and the  factory office and  barn also went up  n smoke.    Thore-were  about  23,000  oxes bui ued.  these heing ready  for  (delivery,   and   the   company  had      a ]  contract to supply about 300,000 boxas  in three weeks. .   The firo was so hot  1l'.at   It  blistered     the   paint   on   the  driers and  windows of  several residences on , Main    st root  and   cracked  h-veral windows in thc neighborhood.  Fortunately it   was calm  or the  loss  ���������would    have   ,,been    enormous.     The  slightest   wind* would     have   carried  ���������the flames to the adjoining buildings  The firemen worked  hard  to save  J.  Hoodlcss & sons'  factory, which was  close to  the  box   campany's   factory,  and succecled admirably.    Tho smouldering  ruins   were     dangerous   until  In  Pennsylvania    Throws     Several  Hundred out of Employment  Scrauton, Pa., August 22.���������The  Mount Lookout breaker, operated by  the Temple Iron Coal company, was  burned today. The origin of the fire  is unknown. The breaker is one of  the largest in the valley. It and the  mine together employed several hundred men and boys. The fires destroyed 20 Union wires and blocked  the traffic ou the Lackawana &  Bloomsburg road for several hours.  The loss is about $100,000, which is  covered by insurance.  This  Morning's AVest Bound  Express  Takes a Short Turn at Langdon  ���������Nobody Injured.  An accident which fortunately was  not attended by any loss of life or  serious injury occurred to the west  bound express this morning a shore  distance east of Langdon. Owing to  tiie recent heavy rainfall the track at  the point where the accident occurred  be-ame soft and the engine and seven  cais ran off the track on to the  p'airle. Word was at once sent te  Calgary, and a wrecking train wont  down without delay. It is expected  that the line will be blocked for some  hours, but as far as can be learned,  nobody was injured.  What has become of Ezra Marsh, who  lived on Baker's hill?  And  what's   become  of  Noble  Pratt,  whoso  father  kept  the   mill?  And what's  become of    Lizzie Crum  and Anastasia Snell,  And  of  Roxie    Root,    who     'tended  school  to Boston  for a spell?  ihey are the boys and they, tho girls  who shared my youthful play;  Thoy do not answer to my call!    My  playmates, where  arc tuey?  What'-has" become    of  Levi  aud  his  little brother Joe,.  Who -lived   next   door   to   where   wo  ������ lived some forty years ago?  l'<: like lo see the Newton boys, -ind  Quincy Adams Brown, -  Ar.d   Hespey   Hall   and    Ella  Lowes,  who   spelled  the    whole  school  down!  And   Grade   Smith,   the   Cutler   ooys.  I        '   Leander Snow  and-all  AVho  I  am sure would  answer could  This hotel is situated on one of. the most  beautiful islands in Hie Gulf of Georgia        .  Climate delif-hUul: good boating ulKl ''Slung;  lawn tennis mid ballilnir,  Ju _t ihe place to spend a holiday during the  hot summer months. ���������in,.������  The steamer leaves Vancouver on "Mondays.  ���������������������������! .n������������ ivhstmlustcr ou Thursdays ami bat-  1 'Moderate rates. .Apply to tliellanagcr.  The Arrow Lakes Steamers Kootenay and Minto Call Daily  A Conveyance is run in connection with the Steamer  and the Springs.   ' "  o  Goctl Acccn-imcdation both   at   the   Springs   a.  the Landing. o  Telegraphic Communication.      Baths Free.        Rates   _-..-   S1.25.per .day.   _,..- ...   ... -���������.._._    . ... . ., .���������-_.  ���������JUIRRY    EDWARDS  Taxidermist.  W-  M.   BROWN,  Proprietor.  DEISK ll-ADS,  muns, AS I MA I.S, KTC.  Preserved and mounted.  o ,  Thira St. East, of Schoolhouse  .  ROITING   IN   BOHEMIA  they   only  hear  my  call!  I'd  like  to  sec  Bill  Warner and  the  Conkey   boys' again, .  And talk about the time we used to  wish that wc were men!  And one, I shall not name her, could  I see her gentle face  And  1-ear  her  girlish   treble  in ihis  distant, lonely place!  The flowers and hopes of springtime,  ; they perished long ago,  [And the garden where they blossomed  is white with winter snow.  O cottage 'neath the maples, have you  seen those girls and boys  That but a littlo while ago made, oh!  such pleasant? noiss?  Oh trees,  and hills,  and  brooks, and  Ilanes.and meadows.do you know-  Where I shall find my littlo mends  ..._     of  forty  years   ago  chancellor,   at the end  of which  the  Hotel Ferguson  Ferguson, B.C.  Bust Accommodatio.v  In thk Latiukau.  Plates $2 PcJr- Qaj.  D. FERGUSON,  Proprietor.  MINISTERIAL     CRISIS     IN    GEK-  .     MANY  Cabinet Resigns in a Body Owing to  Rejection  of   the   Canal  Bill  Berlin, August 22.���������Vesterday after-  late   yesterday   afternoon.  iB estimated at  ?30.000.  Gendarmes Stoned  and Four Persons  Killed  Prague, Bohemia. August 22.���������Serious disturbances have taken placj  at Gradlitz due to the radical differences between the Czechs and Mer-  mans. A detachment of gendarmes  guarding the municipal buildings was  The   loss ; stoned from an adjacent public house  whole cabinet agreed to resign.    The  acceptance   of   their     resignation   is.  however,   uncertain.     Emperor   William will return to Berlin on Wednesday   when  he   will   preside   over  the i  cainnet and decide what steps to take, i  The newspapers    recognize    the  fact i  that  the rejection  of  the   canal  bill  You see, I'm old and weary, anil I've  traveled long and far;  I'm  looking  for my    playmates.      I  wonder where they are?  ���������EUGENE FIELD.  lhe wealth of John D. Rockfeller  h_s now reached the sum of  bv "the diet" marks another epoch in j ������244,000,000, and furthermore ie in-  th<= political history of the country creasing at the rate of $1,500,000 a  and they point out that the Conser- months, or, $50,000 a day, or $2,083 an  vatlves for the first time since the hour, or $34.50 a minute, or_57c every  formation of the empire openly have  second  of  time, day and night,  Sun-  | They were unsuccessful  in their at- I defied the mandate df their sovereign. I d=~ ys and. holidays.  REVELSTOKE -      ������������������  Sash  and  Boor  Factory-  Manufacturers oT_ ^^  and Dealers ln     ���������* ������������������'  Sash, Doors, Turnings, Plinth*. Comer  Mocks, Mouldings of nil kiml". Fancy  Cables and Verandah work. Braekcti?,  of everv descriiiiion nnf!e to order-  Store iind Ollice Fitilncr?. '"Indow  Frames, with sai-li fitted a ii-crially.  the latest maehiucrv. tlrv kiln  liromiKcR. Call ni.if g.'t i-rii-e." t.efore  going elsewhere.  SAWYER & MANN NG.  J; D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE!  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  F. JWeCJIRT.  .Wholesale and Retail Dealer in   PRIME BEEF, PORK,  JVUDTTOJi .MD SJHDSJIGE  Fish   and   Game   in    Season.       Markets   at   Revelstoke  Revelstoke Station, Nakusp, Trout Lake City,-and; Ferguson We  Have  Some extra values this week  in Toweling at 6c, 7 Ac, 10c,  12 Ac iind 15c, in pure linen  A lot of Wrappers to clear at  00c. and 81.50, regular price  was $1.75 and ������2'50.  When you need a nice table  cloth just drop in and see  '"' the splendid values we can  give you at 35c., 40c, 50c,  75c. and ������1.  The assortment of Flannelettes we 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  HOWSON HLOCK.        - McKENZIE AVE.  Don't Send Away  for your  Photographic  Goods-  When  you   can   get  everything you want at  eastern prices, at the  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  d^-Mail   orders   Immediately   attended   to.  CHAS. R. MCDONALD, Manager.  McKENZIE   AVE..   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL   NEWS  Geo. S. McCarter returned yesterday  morning from a visit to Bantl.  * D. Cameron and J. H. McFarlane  left this morning for the Nettie L. at  Ferjyuson.  Ed. Vincent, travelling agent forthe Calgary Brewing Co., was in town  yesterday;  I W. Bengough will visit Revelstoke  early in November and give one of his  celebrated lectures.  .T. M. Kellie, M. P. P, returned on  Wednesday evening from a business  trip to the lower country.  A regular meeting of the XV. C. T. U.  will be held in the Presbyterian church  at 3:3U p. in, on Tuesday, August 29.  Alex Henderson, the new- Attorney-  General, was returned by acclamation  at New Westminster on Wednesday  last.  James Martin, at one time principal  of the. Edmonton public school, but now  -" i. ���������      nv       ���������   *������������������  an insurance agent in Winnipeg, is in  the city.  Regulation for the export of deer*  killed by American sportsmen have  been issued. As yet no British Columbia port'has been named as a place  of export.  Jack Perks is again on the night  shift at the Victoria, and the all niejlit  grill room which has become -very  popular is now under his personal  supervision.  Disheartening reports are coming  in from the Okanagnn country regarding the general distraction ofthe-out  und wheat crops caused by the last  fifteen days rain.  Last Wednesday saw the whole five  rooms of the public school in full blast.  Miss Glover having assumed her duties  that morning. Tl.e school opened  with an average attendance of 170.  . The subjects in the Methodist pulpit  to-morrow will be : morning, "Laying  up Treasures in Heaven." In the  .-evening-the-^Krst of.a-series of_biogra--  jihical sketches on the Life of Miss  Francis E. Willard.  Mrs. F. Barnard and family leave on  Monday for Armstrong, B. C. where  they will in future reside. Mr. Barnard has entered into business in that  locality and the Herald is pleased to  note wilh a large degree of success.  Rev. Dr. Paget has consented to  reconsider his decision to resign St.  Peters ar.d will try the elfeet on his  health of a three month'.* vacation in  the old country. He wiil leave on his  proposed trip on Tuesday morning.  Joe Morgan, formerly of Revelstoke.  but now located at C.imp McKintiey,  C. C. came up on Wednesday on a  visit to his family who still reside in  the city. Mr, Morgan will have n look  at Ferguson before returning south  ngain.  The touring Cnnadian journalists  who have been visiting thecoa_t cities,  came in yes-tci-iliiy morning and went  south. After enjoying ihe hospitality  of the southern Kootenny cities for a  few d-iys they will wend their way  homeward via the Crow's Nest route.  A movement is on foot to secure lhe  establishment of a smelter at Revel-  bloke. Tbe central location of the  city, und ilu- existence in the near  vicinity nf coal, fluxes, etc., ought tn  make it profitable.���������Mining and Eri-  gitieiring Review, San Francisco, Cal.  Robert .McKernan of Strnthi-onii, is  one of the most enterprising men in  the district, lie isconstantly shipping  stock and produce to the Kootenay  district, where his two sons, James  and John, in conjunction with a third  party, do a large wholesale and retail  trade. 31 r. McKernan does the buying  and shipping, which is done from this  point. Next week Mr. 3IcKernan will  make up a car of cattle, sheep, hogs  nnd poultry. The scheme has proven  very successful and tbe enterprise of  the promoter is highly commendable.  Kdmonton Advertiser.  _������ ^       ____ " '  *  ____i_l___&;^5is;*'^:i^*^:'. ���������-.-a.---jd  FREE   TIMBER   FOR   SETTERS.  B. C. Settlers Entitled to all Timber on  Their Homesteads Free of Dues.  The following is the full text of the  ordei-in-coiincil passed by the Privy  Council of Ottawa grunting to homesteaders within the railway belt all  timber free of dues:   .  " Whereas it is deemed expedient in  the public interest that the regulations  affecting Dominion lauds in the railway belt in the Province of British  Columbia, providing for the reservation to the Crown of merchantable  timber on lioiustead lauds in the said  railway belt in British Columbia,  should be amended so thut all persons  receiving homstead entry for such  Dominion lands, may be. entitled to all  timber growing upon the homesteads  without paying dues therefor.  "Therefor His excellency, by and  with the advice of the Queen's Privy  Council of Canada, is pleased to order  that the provisions in sections 14 and  15 of the regulations for the disposal  of the Dominion lands within the  railway belt within the Province of  British Columbia, established by the  (irder-in-conncil of thelTth September.  1S87, as well ns bv the oider-in-coiincil  of the 17th September. 1SS0. chapter  100 of tlie Consolidated Orders-in-  Council of Canada, for the reservation  to the crown of Timber on lands home-  steaded in said railway belt, shull be.  and the same is hereby rec-inded, and  all persons who have received homestead entry for lands within such  railway belt, prior to the date hereof  or subsequent to this date, shall be  :ind the siime are herby entitled to the  timber on their homestead, free of  dues.  . "This provision shall not apply to  any timber heretofore granted, or in  respect of which any license or permit  to cut.hus been issued to any other  person or coporatiori, nor shall it  apply to timber tor which have either  been paid or are due to the ciown.  Reform and Labor Association.  To the Editor of the Hkrald:  At the regular meeting of the above  association held on Monday, Aug. 21,  at eight p. m., the following resolutions, were adopted.  Resolved: That the Recording Secretary be instructed to write to the  city council, and call the council's  attention to, that in their, reply of  Aug. 1-1, to this association, re Water  Co. . and Fire Protection, etc., the  council did not give tho .information  asked, viz: Who is paying the cost of  lowering tlie Water-1.Co's. mains and  rlipes nnil moving of the electric light  poles? The city or lhe Water and  Light Co.? And to, respectfully ask  the council to give the desired information.  Resolved: That tliis association protests against the closing of any public  street, or portions thereof, for the  convenience of any private individual,  as proposed in case of a portion of  King street.  Pesolved: That this association  pray the city council to request the  school trustees to supply fhe council  with an itimized bill and balance sheet,  showing llie expenditure of the gov-  erment grant of $150 for the incidentals and also the amount collected  at the last school concert and were  expended, for the guidance of the  council before granting the request  for the city council tonssume the debt.  $07.50.  Resolved: That this association  pray the city council, to put the  principles of single taxation in oper  A CHOICEOFFERING  The Return of the  Kickapoo  Medicine  x. Company.  The Kickapoo Medicine Company,  who made such a fine reputation with  the Revelsloke people a few months  ago, have returned with an entire new  entertainment, and, hy request they  will give three of their very pleasing  entertainments at, tlie opera house,  commencing Monday, August 28th.  There will be ��������� no medicine talk or  selling of medicine, but three hours of  continuous fun. Better now than  over before. Judging from their  former effort the house should be  filled to its utmost capacity. For the  accommodation of tlieir patrons there  will be free temperance drinks served  during the entertainment. Come and  enjoy yourselves. Admission, 15, 25  and 50 cents. We create the laughing  habit, commencing Monday, August  2Sth.  Ore Exhibit at Spokane.  A permanent exhibit of ores is to be  made at Spokane after the Industrial  Exposition closes on the 17th of Oct.  This is as it ought to be. Spokane  seems at hist about to realize the importance of making an exhibit of ores  which can be seen by every eastern  and outside visitor to that city. Many  of the camps which are planning to  exhibit.- ores at the Industrial Exposition have asked whether Spokane will  preserve these ores and rniike a creditable permanent exhibit in that city.  The Spokane. Ohuinber of Commerce  ut its last meeting took np the mutter  and agreed take the ores carefully  care for them, keep them labeled, .and  to make a permanent exhibit at'ths  rooms of the Chamber of Commerce  in the city hull. It agreed to do this,  provided the ores were delivered at  these rooms after the exposition is  over. Alaiiager 'Bolster of the exposition nt once supleiiiented this action  hv iigreeing|to deliver these ores with  their lables. safely boxed, at the rooms  of the Chamber of Commerce. This  action will mean that every camp  which exhibits at~the exposition will  be, doubly"benefited. .The resolution  whicli was adopted by the chamber is  as follows:  " Resolved, That the Spokane  Chamber of Commerce., will be pleased  to accept the ores and mineral 'specimens from the various mining districts  to.be placed on exhibition at _��������� the  Spokane Industrial Exposition- in  October and will carefully pre.-ervp  and care forthe same, milking suitable  permanent exhibit*for the inspection  of the public, provided said, ores are  properly labeled and delivered at the  Chamber of Commerce*rooms."   ���������  ation iu the coining taxation and  assessment of this city, as far as the.  poweis conferred on the council will  allow.  A resolution was also passed endorsing the views of W. T. McLean, AI. P.,  advocating government owneishipof  railways." A letter from Air. Bostock.  AI. P., was received stating that he  supported Air, Maxwell's efforts to get  the Chinese tax raised from S50 lo  S500.  Fish Creek Camp.  A. E. Kincaide returned last night  from Lexington creek, a tributary of  Fish creek, where he. with a partner,  has been doing assessment work on  the Silver How, Jumbo and Bl-ick  Diamond fur the la-.t two months.  Air. Kincaide reports some exceedingly  rich strike* of galena cue in that district. There is also a rich strike of  gold hearing quartz on Fish creek, of  whiih the Hkiiald will have full particulars in a few d.iys.  Ch.is. F. Lindniark is away past as  far as Luggiiri on a business trip.  Airs. Robt, Hybind left this morning  for London. Out., on a visit to her  home.  Ed. I'lckard returned ��������� yesterday  from his pioperty on Lafnnie creek,  and report.. Ihe prospects showing np  well, considering the amount of work  already done on them.  11. G. Cathcart came upon his several cases for the last time. Tt would  have been a costly matter to bring  down evidence from Revelstoke so the  magistrate explained matters to Unaccused, and with such success that he  changed his plea to guilty and was  sentenced to three months in each  case. The five cases against him were  those of Thos. Foster. $15; G. C. Leonard, So; Adam Hicks, $20.25; G. E.  Trorey, $30; and Adam liicks )second  case) $15���������Vancouver World.  "Skin-the Goat" a Free Man.  Dublin. Aug. 24.���������Earl Cadogan, the  Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to-day  signed the expected order, releasing  from Marlborough jail, James Fitzhar-  ris, alius "Skiti-lhc-Goiit.,"who. in May  1SS3, was sentenced to penal servitude,  as an accomplice in the murder, .on  May 0th, IS?'-*, in Phoenix Rack, Duli-  lin.of Lord Frederick C-ivendi.-h.Chief  Secretary for Ireland, and Mr.,T. H.  Burke, Pertiianenr, Under-Secretary,  who were iiMissiiiiited hy stabbincr, iiy  four men, known as the Invincible?.  An order of release was signed in the  case of Laurence O'Hiinlan, sentenced  to penal servitude attempted to murder the members of the jury encaged  in the trial of persons charged with  murder in November, 1SS2. Fitzharris  and O'Hanliin left the jail this evening.  Business  Notes.  Ladies' felt sailors, just being opened  up at Bourne Bros.  ��������� Ladies' felt  walking  hats, newest  styles, just opened at Bourne Bros.  ���������Photo views of Revel-toke can be  had at the Canada Drug fc Book Co.  ���������Watch for all the latest books-at  the Can _da Drug & Book Co., Revelstoke Station. B. C.  ���������A full line of Indies' flannellette  underwear and blonsp". a new stock  just opened at Bourne Bros.  ���������Sidewalk _ or no sirtc-iv.il kp. all foot  prints will lead tn Bourne Bros.' clearing swle tomorrow. Read our ad in  this is������ue.  ���������A new shipment of fancy writing  p:iper������ and envelopes direct, finm  Glassrnw at the Canada Drug fc Book  Co., Kevelstoke Station.  ���������First clas . goodi. fair prices, fair  treatment and good f.icilitie1* enable  us to do hn _ine*-��������� with the minority of  the tmving public in Kevelstoke.���������  BouriNi-: Buok.  By advertising our s-iirnmer goods  thoroughly, we li'ive been fortunate  enough lo run otr nearly all run-stock,  nnd now nil odd.*, ends and r_ iimiirit*  must go.    Rend today's ml.      BOUKNK  Bros.  ���������Though tbe summer weather has  been scarce this "elisor., we have sold  nearly all out summer goods. Our  long ' experience in Kevelstoke has  taught u-i how fo buy, and our advertising genuine, value*", has timght us  how tn sell, especially when tliPre nre  overstocked stores in town. Our fall  good** are arriving. Be on the lookout  for thpin. nnd. in the meantime, see if  there i _ anything in to-day's list, in  out- advertisement that you require,  or are likely to. In all staple lines v/e  are well stocked, and visitors will nave  money by consiiltincr ns before }>nr-  cha.ing elsewhere. Wc: are doing the  business, nud. therefore, run give.you  the beut fronds iit loivpnt_pric.8.���������  liOUKNE   BllllS.  66  ir  m LEADSN6 ST0RS  No bluster, No Fuss, Just business, That's All.  $1000. REVARB!  We Will Pay in Cash  One Thousand Dollars  For reliable information which will enable us to  convict the person or persons who haye been instrumental in circulating the rumor that we have  advanced the prices of our Goods since time of  starting business. We affirm that since we opened our business, and with our magnificent stock, the  public of Revelstoke and vicinity have been offered  by us an Excellent class of Goods in our line, and  nt prices, " freight considered," quite on a par with  what would have to be paid for same grade of  goods in eastern cities. WE are too busy, and.are  somewhat above starting evil reports, and Avish  others Avere the same. We detest underhand deal*  ing and are more than anxious to bring to justice  the originators of above mentioned report.  JAKES GILL & CO.,  LADIES* EMPORIUM  Third Strhet, Centre.  Opposito Cowan Block.  Latest, Daintiest and Best  Assortment of Fancy  Goods  in town.  M. K. Lawson.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven years  at  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.    17   years Chief  Chemist  to Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late I'liemtst and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined ana reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  Meets llrst and third Tuesdav in every month  In the Oddfellows' hall. Visiting brethren invited.  II. VARNES,  Secretary.  T. E. L. TAYLOR,  President.  SELKIRK LODGE NO. iz, I. O. O. F.  Meets- everv Saturday  evening in Oddfellows'  Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren cordially  invited to attend.  J. MATH1E .Secretary.  J. PALMER, N. G.  Jas. I. Woodrow  BUTCHER  The Taylor Block,  ������������������������S������  McKenzie Avenue.  Flavoring  Extracts  Triple Strength  Large Bottles  25 Cents.  Lemon  Vanilla  Pineapple  Banana  Pear .  Orange  ��������� _. ^  Cochineal Coloring, Etc.  ......SOLI) by   FIELD & BEW'S  Druggists and Stationers.  FIRE INSURANCE^,  All classes of Insurable covered  ���������   at fair and equitable rales.  LIFE INSURANCE^  -Folie'les���������nou-forfeltable,  guar-  % antced values, eash loan values,  ffl "throughout the history of the  58   -       - polio;. is  I   MONEY TO LOAN/*       \  ?tS bn good business or residential   ft  ,W ' properly. * It  f������i,_. ^FAYETTE BUKER,  f  A" Short  will convince you  A long test will enthuse you.  Trv us���������ve people who are sick and weary of  "hand-me-down;" clothes. Why? liccause  we can FIT vou at prices, quality considered,  which are by far the cheapest in the long run.  It has been said that it takes a rich man to  draw a check, a horse to draw a cart, a pretty  girl to draw attention, a toper to draw a cork,  a free lunch to draw a crowd, and good clothes  to command dignitv, near and satisfaction ���������  Try   R.S.Wilson.  4������4r4,4'4'4r,^,*l?4,4^ri?^4,t_.^__-'i,,_i- *4������4"i"_-,,i_.*i"J?  ^Repairing f  A Thai's our Speciftltv. We also carry a *i-  -~~i!n-_ir~Watc.he������;". ilverivare~Gold-and_ _���������  ~  Silver Novelties; all kinds of Jewelry.   "i������  I KM. ALLUM, I  T The Leading ^.  T Watchmaker and Jeweler. ,j.  -i First Street, next door to Heiui.d ofllee. ii-  ? ' *  A ������y_ ������T������ >T������ ������fr-^_ ������������������ A *������������ A JU *|j J������ ������?* J������ J* Jf* *������* ������������������������������ *J������������J������ vf' ������f* ������T* "T* ������f*  Smokers  EMPORIUM  A rhnlm Hue of ffuli Tobaccos Just  ipciiivert;   the  llnest  in   the  city.  Books and Stationery  A   %wi   a������������ortmfnt    ftt    moderate  pric������:3_ Drop In an*! s������nc for yourself.  Chas. J. Aman^ Tobacconist.  ���������H4t-H-H-H"l-H-i-H-M4+-HW++  BORN  CAMPHEi.r..��������� At. Itevelstoke, Atij?. 22,  to Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell, n  daughter.  \ 4.  1 +  +  +  +  ���������r1  +  %  +  ���������j*  ���������*���������  ���������*���������  MARRIED  _La*whknck���������Toombs���������'At 'the" Salvation Army barrack-, Kevelstoke, on  Wwlne.-dny. Au������. 23, by Brigadier  Ilmvpll. of'Spokane, assisted by Kev.  S. J. Thompson, Miss Emma Elizabeth Toombs to S. il. Lawrence,  both of Revel-toke.  Just Received   Engagement Rings  Wedding Rings  Opal Rings  Diamond Rings  Silver Rings  Gold Rings  Plated Rings   Call and See Them.  Guy Barber.  J.      MoKciuIeAvo.    KtVULSTOKK.      $  .Watchmaker and Jeweler,  REVELSTOKE.  FROMEY & CLAIR,  .... Contractors ....  BRICK, STONE and PLASTERING,  KXCAVATINf", SEWbRAGE,  STREET GRAIHNG.  Contractu Taken.  Becuritv given as railed lor.  Material furnished lt necessary.  ROOMS TO LET.  Apply to R. Tapping.  67-70  FOR SALE.  Several good-dwellings, in good localities,  for less than cost.   ���������  Apply       F. BUKER.  FOR SALE.  Dr. Paget wishes to dispose of his new rjp-  nghlGrand Ludwlg Piano (New York). Terms:  'two hundred dollars cash. Also some furniture, books, Etc.  TO RENT.  After September 1st. the comfortable quarters 011 thesecoiidllooi of my store, opposite  the Cowan Hlock; two bedrooms, sittiugroom,  kitchen and hall. Water connection. For  particulars apply at the store of M. Y. Lawson.  TO RENT.  After September 1st, a wellfuriiislied large  room; central location. (Bath) Apply at the  II EiiAU) ollice.    ���������  NOTICE.  Application for Timber License  Notiee is hereby given that tliirtv davs after  date I intend applying to the Chief Commissioner of Lands ond Works for a license to cut  and carry away timber from the following  described lands situated 011 Lardeau creek,  near the town of Ferguson, district of West  Koolenay. Commencing at 11 post planted at  the southwest corner of the townsite of I"crgu-  f-on on the south"or left bank of Lardean creek  thence running south 80 chains, 1 hence east  TJ.i chains, thence north 60 chains, thence  west 12o chains to- point of commencement  containing 1000 acres more nr loss.  ���������   ANDREW FERGUSON.  - Ferguson, B.C., August 18,18S9.  MINERAL ACT 1SPG.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE:  "Waveri.kv" Mineral claim "situate on tho  llevelstoke Division of West Kootenay.  Where located:   Downie Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Thomas Graham, as  Agent for the Waverlev Mine Liiiilted.(foreign)  I'rcc Miner's Certillcato No. Jl. I_!2H, intend  sixtj- days from the date hereof, to applv to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice thnt action under  .section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of August, 1899.  THOMAS GRAHAM.  CHATTEL MORTGAGE  SALE.  Under and bv virtue of the powers contained  in a certain chattel mortgage made bv David  G. Cathcart of Revelstoke, to J.F. Alilin and  Chas. J. Johnson and assigned to the vendors,  I have taken possession of all the stock in  trade, goods, chattels and'effects of the said  .Iiavld.O..Cathcart covered_by_.,the.isniil_niort_  gage to satisfy the monevs owing under the  said mortgage and I will offer the said stock In  trade, goods, chattels and effects for sale by  public, auction at the premises lately occupied  by the said Cathcart on First Street, Revelstoke, on Thursday the 17th day of August,  1899. at thc hour of ten o'clock In the forenoon.  Stock list and inventory of the goods lo be sold  may be seen on application to Messrs. Crage &  Mavne, auctioneers.  W. R IPEASE,  Mortgagees' Bailiff.  Dated this 9th day of August, 1899.  NOTICE.  Take notice that 01) days alter dale I intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to nurrhnco ItiO  acres of land situate In the west Kootenav  District and on the Lardeau RIvor and marked  out and described as follows: Beginning  at Dave Ferguson's Nortli East Corner which  post I������ marked " .1. J. Young's North West  Comer"; thence south 10 chains, thence cast  10 chains, thence north 10 chains, thence wes"  10 chains to thc point of commencement.  J. J. YOUNG,  August -Ith, 1899. by his agent  62-80 W. n. Tool.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICK that I, C. H. Mackintosh,  Intend thirty (HO) days from date to apply to  the Chief CoininlB"loner of Lands and Works to  purchase the following Had of land situated  on Ihe ea������t shore ol Upper Arrow Lake, south  of and adjoining Lot .IS), Group 1: Commencing aiu post muriicd C. II. Mackintosh, northwest corner, suid post adjoining the Southwest corner ������.f Lot 2451, <"!. ]; thence ea_t  twenty (20) chains; tlicnee south forty (40)  chain"; thence west twenty (211) chains,'more  or Ich, to thc shore of Upper Arrow Lake;  thence north along lhc shore lino to point'of  -nnmcncTnent, containing eighty 180) acres  more i>r le"_  ������. II. MACKINTOSH.  July !ith, 1891. - Per N. K. Townskkii.  Miss Steele*  Teacher of Music. Lntln', French. Pencil  Drawing, Landscape and Figure In black and  colored crayons. Oil and Water Color on ran-  va������M, silk, satin, etc. Evening classes in English branches and mathematics. Studio,  Smith lsi_oc_.  CRAGE &  -  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Auctioners  and Valuators  Solo Agents for the Smelter Townsite of Revelstoke, B. C.  ! Ketail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  ,   Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders piomptly filled.  _..,.n.^������sl&. RB5BM0KE, B.������.  THOMAS O'BRIEN,  Solicitor,   Notary Public,  Conveyancer.  Olllco ln Upper Columbia Navigation  and Tramway Company's  Building.  GOLDEN. B. C.  4-4"l"t'l"H"i"l"H'i'l"l'r__"H"l'^+'l~l"l"i"l"l'  $ CITY SCAVENGER^. |  .$4                    All Orders Promptly ������4.  + Attended To  Jf  I       JAS. C. HUTCHISON.!  Refrigerators aj Cost  We have only a few left but will give you the benefit of purchasing them at cost price. This is chance you may perhaps  never get again. We require the room ior a car load of stoves  now en route. Gurney's famous line of stoves, cooking and  heating. - They have the weight and will outwear any other  stove on the market,   ;���������  W. M, LAWRENCE,  HARDWARE AND TINSMITHING.  FURNACE AND ROOFINC.  A. N. -SMITH,  BAKER,  GR0GER  ANDeQNPEGTI0NER  jH^-J have secured the-services of XV. Kault, a  tirut class baker from the east.  Flour bought in carload lots.  Free Delivery,���������Prompt Service.  Victoria Road East, Revelstoke.  Large and Well Lighted  Sam pie Rooms   '   Heated by Hot Air and Electrio  Bells and Light lu every room.  Free Bus Eects All Trains  Reasonable Kates   *��������� ���������  JOHN V. PERKS, Phopiuetok:  - -. *'      Night  Grill Room In Connection for the Convenience of Guests  .....   . Arriving and.Departing by Night Trains.  Hourly Street Ciir   . ,  Between Holel and Station.  ^^^dbteik������', iot^v-  JP^3,������-5&  WW JP.P P WW ��������� P WiW'  fSt"GHEAP FIREWOOD  e?sp JS,_> u���������gs  Send your orders for Fire Wood to  FRED. ROBINSON, at,the saw mill  office. He will deliver at $2.25 a cdrd  in short lengths. '$1.50 a cord to those  who do their own hauling.  1399   .PR0V1NGIAL.:.'   :1599.  "    ��������� a UNDER THE AUSPICES  *'.'    OF THE   Royal  Agricultural and  Industrial  Society of British Columbia  WILL ISE HELD AT  7C  OCTOBER .3,4,5. anb 6.  $15,-0.00  IN PRIZES  OPEN T0 THE WORLD  A KOaNB 9F PLEASURE FQR F0HR WHOLE BAYS  FIRE, LirE   AVt) ' ACCIDENT   AE6UBASCE  Horse Races  Aquatics  Baseball  Bicycle Races  Ghampionship  Lacrosse./--  Gymkhana  NavaL and Military  Sports^---^ '  Band Tournament  r   '*  Football  Magnificent iLuaffliNATieN  Grand Concert each -evening.  Special attraction at the New Westminster* Opera House.  Monster  excursions from  all  points at greatly reduced  prices. _.  For special features see small bills, ���������  No entrance fee charged for exhibits.-  EXECUTIVE :���������His Worship Mayor Ovens; T.J. Trapp; W. J. Mathers; Geo.  D. Brymner;  R. F. Anderson; Aid. J. F. Scott; Aid, M. Sinclair.   '  For Prize Lists, Entry Forms, snd full particulars, write to    , '  ARTHUR MALINS,  Secretary.  E. S. TRAPP, President. W, H. KEARY, Commissionjr-  /"!J  f

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