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 <- .*>  f&9  -ISSTJBD   TWICE-A-WBEK- -WEI33<rE!SnDA."3rS    .A-IETID    S^TTTIE^ID.A.-X'g  Vol.  UT.    No." 84.  REVELSTOKE, B. C,  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  C. B. HUME  &Co.  THE  MOST  COMPLETE  AND  LARGEST  STOCK  OF  I  ������5X_������������������S������SXi^^  GOODS  Ever Exhibited  in Revelstoke ..  Just Opened Up.  We have been extremely  fo .'Lunate in securing th'e  sole agency for Revelstoke  for positively the best brand  of Rubber Goods on th'e  market to-day, namely the  "Maltese Cross Brand"  STUB  PROOF.  They are certainly the best  wearing and most comfortable claps of Rubber Goods-  ever put on sale in Revelstoke. And we venture to  say that our t-tock in every  line is the most comple and  largest in this citv.  A Large Stove Department  In A Satisfactory Store.  By handling first class Stoves and Ranges and only those that  were adapted to the fuel "conditions of this vicinity, we built  up the largest stove business in Revelstoke. That done we  were important people in the eyes of manufacturers. Being  the largest dealers we are permitted to select the best lines  and we are -riven the exclusive sale for Revelstoke. Glad to  have you call and inspect the stock.  Famous Air Tight  HeaterS   All Sizes and Kinds  Lumbermen's  Stub Proof  Rubbers  I  Heavy, soles, nothing like tlicm  for vvear iind comfort ever sold  in North Kootenny. - Snag  pioof. just the pure thing for  rough out hide work. We have  Lliein in laced, and one unci tvvo  buckles.  Lumbermen's  Ordinary,  Rubbers  1, 2 and 3 buckles, exceptionally  good for everyday went-.  Men's,  Women's  and Childrens  Three Buckle Muni toi mi. nn A  1 article foriill kinds of went her.  Wear  well,   lit  well, look well.  Gum Boots  Fusion lined, pebble and  plain  finish,  for  Lndies,   Gents   and  -Children.--��������� =^-= ������������������*���������  Boys' Rubbers  Lmnhei men's make and finish,  heavy soles, stub proof, good  nod serviceable, moderate in  price, quality considered.  Storm Rubbers  For Ladies and Gentlemen���������for  lull war���������in all widths.  The Famous Mars  Heater, for wood  This cut is last year's model. We have  in 'stock the ,1809- model .which, is .far  superior to the'" old" model, being extra.'  heavy, ornamental*catt.-top, heavy nickel  side rail.-, nickel IYont;j>l;it"S and dumper,  absolutely the best made and most serviceable air-tight heatets'in'the market.  The Famous Florida  Furnace  THE HERALD'S  BAND.  A Loyal Labor Liberal wants to call  the Herald's hand und demands its  gronnds for attributing disloyalty in  the matter of the Canadian contingent  to Tarte's clique of Quebec Grits. Below  nre a few curds out of the deck and us  to making political capital out of thoni.  the Hhkalii makes a present of them  to Loyal Labor Liberal to extract, all  the political capital he can Ret out, of  them for Alessr.. Laurier anil T.irte,  his beloved lenders. Let Mr. Tarte  __.pe.-ik lirst. His own paper, L-i Patrie.  of Tuesday contained an editorial in  which Hie following extracts weie  embodied :  " Not. oiii! of the speakers who addressed the meeting of St. Liboire had  the eneigy to denounce the dangerous  piilicv adopted by the cliici of the  Conservative parly during the lust  fevv weeks, nn ii.ely, the part icipnl ion  of Canada in the war of the Transvaal,  nnd. consequently, in nil others Mint  might, break out in Europe cr else-  vv here  " AI. T.iillon, AI. Bemibien, nnd Al.  Bergeron, constilute themselves lhe  lay figures of Toryism nnd of tin:  Oiangeisin of Ontario, that is to sny,  of the most, f.inntical and baneful  influences that exist in this country.  " We denounce them in the name of  sound public opinion. We ask of our  fellow citizens to brand theni as  criminal cowards."  What have we to do with the alfairs  of Africa ?  ������������������What   interests   Imve   we   in   the  Tl-llllhVHill?  Why should vve take the money and  the blood of the latep.iyers of this  country to squander theni in these fnr  away l egions ?  We put lhis question lo all who ate  able to think aud ponder?  The Le Temps, lhe Fiench Liber.il  organ in Ottawa, thus comments on  the question :  " We already know Unit it ii Mr.  Tm lc who opposes the i idii-uluus idea  of taking mil1'ii.'.i.ey tn c-iri'y on Imperial wins-. The Minister of Public  Works consiileis the question of the  Transvaal lrom the Cainidinii point of  viev'. Whnl, vve should we go  Afiiiii for?. To help England j  quel' an  iilidiKcip'.ini .1  Universally,admitted, the best wood par-'j|  lor; dining r'ooai oi-'"iiair~'hea,a~i.' in the $  market; nickel side rails, swing top with ||  two No.- 8 holes, heavy Russian sheet iron (v  bod}*, cast iron lining.  ._.  JL J.A.-C  Famous Bed Gross  Signal iseii ������ eeaer  Low Overshoes  Lined nnd unlined, neat fitting,  for Ladies and Gents.,  Snow  Excluders  1 and 2 buckle, too well known  to need any description.  See our Rubber  Display in the  East, window.  Mackinaws  Cm88, the Best Al.ikoinCanad.i.  Heavy, different weights and  various colors, consisting of  Coats and Pants. Also Cure's  Alnckiiiaw Shirts, n particularly  good urticle for outside workmen.  Winter Caps  Complete stock,latest ncivclti'_  These   furnaces  are'constructed  on   the  general principles of a base burning sto%*e  and are as easily regulated as one.    This  i principle  is  now    recognized by the fur-"  *r nace makers ot the United  Stitesasthe  correct on������ and has been generally adopt-  ��������� ed by them.    They are perfectly dust and  ' gas proof; dust flue so arranged that when  | grate is shaken no dust can   enter  cellar,  no possible chance for explosion.  to  es m'-  ii u.y of 50,<"_K)  fanners? The .Empire'cm "do with.nit  us in.Ihis easy affair. IJe-ides. she  does not. nsk iin"tn I'onie, _iind did she  do so. Mich .in .utdacioj- nml unusual  pmci'filing would lie a in-.w reason lur  :1i-lni--t ol her.   '���������. *  Is it not, plain Mini Great Brilain.  seeing "tb" storm about lo buist" over  her head, seeks to engage ns in a conflict, created or provoked by her," the  ies|ionsibility for which in no wise  cun be shared bv Canada, and lhat, in  Older to establish .i daiigcicius precedent whicli would permit her iu- future  to call on cmi'Viii'inlry'lor money and  for men whenever she. might need  them? Truly vve should beiireat fools  to sacrifice our piesent security as well  ns thnt of the futuie, and our painfully  acquired auioiioiuy for the" dotihttul  ndv.-iiilnge of sharing the foitunes of  England.  l.a Ve rite, of Quebec, (incites approvingly the following from the P.is-e  Temps of Montreal:  " ThcTBoers have the sympathy of  all.civilized countries, but, no nation  dreams of interfering on their behalf.  Tlie reason is the rivalries whiih  divide them. . Whoever should undertake to defend the Boers would give,  utiilii'.ige t.o a neighboring people and  would "cause uneasiness, with or without foundation, which would result  in complications whicli might start n  couflngration, that, little, by little,  might set the whole world aflame.  " It is assuredly on this danger lhat  England .counted lo secure her own  immunity from the consequence of  lier transgression."  And.yet there is one country in the  "world which has manifested���������timidly,  it is true,���������her love for, the strong  against the weak, for tlie execiiiicinei1  against the victim.    It is Canada!  nt. the ends nf the earth, in Asia,  Australnsin. Oceania, we Canadians  vvill hive to put our hands in our  pockels, giva lhe taxes imposed upon  us, take your own sons, di-.ig I hem  away from your families and send  theni to the il'n ke.-t countries lo light  uniler severe circumstances_ for questions in which vve are not interested.  Loyalty lo the Queen cannot demand  of iis to do such things.  Then: is aiiolhi.i1 good one from Le  Temps of Ottawa :  '��������� The Canadian government does  not take part officially iu the Afiican  wnr. It vvill not raise any Hoop-* for  Great Brilain. but only facilitate individuals vvho may desire to go nnd tight  the Boers. Not'a single man. not one  cent noc any ofllcinl contribution, on  the part nl Canada to" a war ng.iiii-l  the liberty and independence of a  brother nation���������such K the ilei-Won of  the Liberal cabinet of Laurier. He  deserves well of liis native tonntry."  Then when  the  New   South Wide.-  Lanccrs had already arrived in London  and   detachments   from    other    Australasian   colonies   were   ahe.idy   on  their way,when American pilfers wer.;  commenting on tlie fact  that  Canada  alone of the possessions ot the Empire  wns standing aloof  and   tiie   Imperial  Government   had   sent   a   significant  hint Mint   it  wns   nbout  time  for   the  Dominion Government to decline itself  then  scared  at   Mie   rising   storm   of  loyal Canadian indignation from both  political   parties   after    a   long     and  stormy meeting in the  cabinet,  Tarte  and   his clique of  ip-Lcyalists and real  I rail ors were turned down and Laurier  was forced to  risk   the  effect  on   the  Quebec  vote  and   authorize   the  des  patch   ff    the   Canadian   contingent.  Tin.-', here  is  the. grudging  terms  in  vvhii'.i Ln Patrie lets that ardent loyalist its bos.-, down, doing its   utmost to'  bc-iittle lhe   signiliciiiicp  of  the. expe-  dilir-n nnd as near a- possible denying  thnc il is ti government undertaking at  all.  i'nim    Mr.   T.crto's ��������� La    Patrie    of  Saturday :  '���������A.--- has already "been"' stated in  (hese columns, the Canadian 'Government* Iris not olfered. directly or indi-  rcel ly, In send a military contingent  lo England. But the' Colonial Office  in London, in a despatch .leceived  a dav or two' .since, suggested  to tlie" Canadian' government that  England.'would* he " pleased, to see  the Cnu.idinn subjects of lier Majesty  taking p.ut in tlie expedition to the;  Transvaal.,  ." On receipt of this despatch, the  Laurier cabinet decided that, without,  however, creating a precedent which  would in any way bind the country in  the rutin e. it would be expedient/to  i'neilitale llie departure of those, who.'  through enthusiasm or-for any other  reason felt disposed to go and fight, in  Africa."   .  Loyal Liibo'' Liheral ^ee^ls to be  quite satisfied vvith these utterances.  Since he lik*es them so much, the  IlKi.vtn suggests that he preserve-  the above collection and selects a few  mottoes from - them to decorate the  hull nt the next political meeting held  in town, just to see how they go down  vvith tiie boys.  A CRITICAL MOVEMENT  An Anxious Time  for the War  Office,  BUT GEN.  YULE  GETS THERE  The "Famous Acme, for hard or soft coal,  in three sizes,-with or. without drums, a  quick direct draft, heater with sliding fire  door, -check draft, shaking and dumping  t\ grates.  ������ McClary's Famous Bell, the best bedroom  *\ stove, as it occupies very little space, is a  I handsome and a powerful heater.  In Memorium  Two handsome monument'* have  been erected recently, in the cemetery.  One. a, column ot red polished granite,  has been erected at the grave.of J.is.-  Lyttle. On one side sui nicmnted  by the Alasonic - monogram "&"'  hetween the crossed compass :n d  squat e is" the inscription: "In  memory of Thos. .lames Lvtlle.  died Nov. 11. 1S9S. aged 31 years and 3  months." On aunt her face of tinstone are the words: "Gone Honie."  Aug. 28. 1S98. Jus. Lytt.le. aged 1 venr.  4- month*. On the other faces of t.he  stone nie the monograms A.B.A.L.O.  and B. L. of B.  ���������TlH"-oth"u=i!iomiinei\t_conisists__nf__n._  white marble headstone and is placed  nt the head of S. H. Bolton's grave.  The inscription, which is surmounted  bv across, reads: "In loving memory  of S. 11. Bolton, born April 2S. 1802.  died Aug. 30. 1S99. We have loved  him during life, let us not forget him  afur death."  And Forms a Junction vrith General  White near Ladysmith. A Battle with  a Large Orange Free State Force  Imminent���������Sir Charles Tupper Effects'  an Insurance for the whole Canadian  Contingent.  "srrriAi, de.'1'atch to Tits nnr.ALD".  London'. Oct. 21.���������The parliamentni^  secielnry  of  the War Oflice,   in  the  House   of   Commons,    reported   that  Field   Marshall  Lord  Wolsely.   Commander-in-Chief of  the  Forces,   sums  up the situation as follows:  '   Gen. Yule has fallen back loeifect it  junction   with    Sir   George   Stewart.  He camped Monday evening  nbout  10  miles    south      of      Dundee   vvi.luu:  seeing anything of the  enemy  during,  the march and has since reported "alls  well'' on the Waschbank river.       Gen.,  White fought a successful action willi.  an Orange Free Slate Force  on  Tuesday in  the  road   between  Ladysmith.  and   New   Castle   and    sliou'ld    have*  joined   hands . vvith. Gen".    Yule    last,  evening.    - Gen.     Yule     reports   his*  wounded  doing well   arid   the   Boers  wounded are treated just  the siime as".  the" Bi itish,   and   thnt   he" has   every,  lenson to believe the Boers  will, treat  the   British   wounded   in    the    same  humane manner., t  Ladysmith. Oct. 21, (9p. ni.)'���������Information received here shows that the-  Bncis have established i themselves in  considerable numbers in a good posi-.  tion west of the main loud leading'  from Ladysmith to Dundee.  The Cape Town correspondent, of the  ���������  Daily   Alnil  telegraphing n't 9:15  last  night says:   , .  Gen. Yule performed a brilliant strategical   -movement     by_ a*    sweeping  march to the' south,   leaving  Glencoe.*  einptv.      He has effected a junction of.  his lo'rce vvith Gen. While' slightly "to.  the nortli of Ladysmith.    The two are  novv in a position to tiller battle,    lt is  believed that* the., first  attack   vviil he  made  on  a   large  -Free   Suite   foice.-  which has entered Natal by the. way of  Lintwa   Pass   and   which ��������� has     beet'i.  harassing 'Ladysniilh.     The.  military  authorities-decided, that-hy. joining   '  their'forces" tlie  two  generals  would'"  be betler able to cone  with' one   hug"'  force at a time  thai!'by haying   t\ it,-  small     detachments   to  .oppose    the.  Boers simultaneously. '   Only.40 miles  now   separates  the, two   Boer forces.',  hence,  the  need for speed"and holding   .  mediate action.  LONDON. Oct. 24.���������-V wir oflice de������-  pitch seems to realize the w n-st. feats.*'  Gen. Yule has abandoned not", only.  Dundee hut. Glencoe albO,' an I as fnr-  tis prese.nl news would indicate he has;  neither joined Oeiu While tior reached" ,  L'ldv.-iiniti. . .*       --  .-  Ottawa, Oct. 25.���������Sit- Charles Tup-:.,  pec has concluded arrangements with,  the Ocean Accident and Guarantee.  Co', by which he effects an inscranee  of one million dollai"* upon the ntliceis  and men of the. Canadian contingent.'  A piominent Alontieiiler is going t ���������_  pay the premiums" in case of death/  The, heirs of the deceased v\ ill receive  one'thousand dollars.  Base burner, for hard coal, mounted in  fuickel, economical ando powerful heater.  -These  stoves  are sirongly recommended'  for.private houses.  Herald .Box Stove, for wood, fire door full  size of fire box. swing top on all sizes,  large ash pit, tight fitting damper, strong  legs, in all sizes from 18 to 88 inches,  McClary Box Stove, with return flue side,  made in three pieces to prevent cracking,  heat passes the entire length of stove before entering chimney.  Heavy Box Stove, for wood only, made  especially for large camps or hoteln, sides  and top made in pieces to prevent cracking and joined together with h inch rods  running the full length of stove.  LABOR AND_ LIBERTY.  Lecture ' by the Well Known Labor  Leader, Eugene V. Debs, at the  Opera House Monday Night.  Eugene V. Debs lectured on Monday  night in the opera house, to a fair  .in.li.nee, which would havo been  Imgi'i    only   that   the   railway    men  Uot the people, lint certain worthlsss  poi iticians^h lingering���������for���������a=���������cm-ess  from   old   England,   as   the'whipped  hound  looks   for   n   enress   from   his  brutal   master.     In   the  name  of  nn  idiotic loyally there is ���������being agitated  at t.he present moment,   in   intriguing  circles,     the   question   of   forming a  Ciiiadian corps which   might  go  and  disembowel   the   Boer     women    and  children to the cry of " Long Live the  Queen!    And Libertv Forever!''  For   the   good    repul'ition   nf    our  count ry.   it     is     desirable    that our  Freni'li-Canadiaii     brethren      hhonld  reject with disgust every'proposition  of this nature and publicly stigmatize  to propose to  them  an  action  odious  by ils violence,  and infamous  by  ils  cowardice.  .Speaking  nt,  Montreal   nn   Oclober  Ilth nml iidili'-ssinir a   iui'"l ing. of   the  Enst  End   Libei al   Co!'.   Air.   Odilnn  Desmarais, AI. P.  for Kt.   .(.lines division, and one of Liui-ici'-   lii-nici'i'.iits. . i    .-  .   .i .....I  in Ihe presence of  Pr.iniei    .U,,n I.ai.d I !' MU"'" <��������������������������� "'"   <*'-"   ,,"s"*1   ,!,:m   "M"1*  of Quebec, Hon. George  SV.  S'l'i'l'.-m-; ju-1 :i(ivv,    Tl-e.  lectiue,   which   i.s  cn-  o nd olhei'leading Libernls (aid: 'S.n.i.'i mi,.,) Lnhoi and Libctty. was nn a lily  :ni! (.h-.uly thought out dissertation  on tin- io '..ii c'Vjiliiiniis of the lime.  The lo'inr.'i- I r u;c d the history of  labor fi.u . '.etf'intu. I brinish the short,  peiioi! of individual '.'��������� innfnctiire to  lhe iniiiidu: lion of m.ic hincry and the  lis" of p.ii'l nei -hip-, (ouipanies, cor  pi.c.tlions aiul  CB. HUME & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  Oonserval ives papers ale wiiirnig vv.ir.  al the present moment, against lhe  Lniil'iei' Government, been u-e onr  most venerated chief i.s .'igninsl ������-. ��������� i ��������� e I -  ing your own children lo the Transvaal been use llie Libera! Govei iii.icnl  is iippo.-cil In .nil.;.', this iine liciorc  the I louse meet -.  These Cqnsermtive papers, representing the Conservative opinion of  tliis counlry, would like lo see tlie  Laurier Government, Inl." youi own  money out of yo-ir pockets io mm id  vour sons tn Africa vvheie ilu-v ivouid  imve to light, wilh Zulus and 15.iib.il-  inns, and and all this noisi is made  uuili'l-the pn-li'iici! of l.-y.illy lo the  lirilish C-iii.vn.  ���������'My trieinl-. o-.i (ir-l   loyally,   il    is  I li (llll1 COIllll I V   VVI'    OVV"    ll.     ll     belongs  In mil-families, lo our i hililren. Aly  intention i* mil. to discuss the. Transvaal, on ils merits, to pronounce my-  self on its legitimacy or illegitimacy.  I must, say I his is "not our business.  We have" no reason to inquire into  this particular question. But. yon  vvill n.sk nie. what is the reason of all  the agitation created on this vcry  Tinnsvaiil question? It is veiy simple  lo explain. It. is to please some English .Hugos, some soldiers burning  vv illi .liuuoism.  I*  is to picas" ill  ii.nliv Ihe evolution  of  lhc t,i ust v\hi( ii vvcaie now witnessing,  il.- i cut ended l lint lhe   mil urn I   result  i.f present conditions would be gnvei n-  nii-nt owner-hip ot r.-iilw.-iys, telecrrnph  systems,   mines   and   every   other   de-  pat liiieilt  of  org.mi/.i'd   business  and  lbe lise of  the co-operative   commonwealth under which t he people   would  be the owners.-    He deinonMrated that-  so long ns the present, conditions  prevailed     Ihe   condition   of    the    wage  earner in the. compel it ion nf the  labor  market was hound   lo   becom*  gi-ad.i-  nllv worse, and  illustrated   the  fiuits  of the present   system   ofj competition  generally   from    the   actual   state   of  things in   tlle  great centres   of   commerce,   vvheie   the   big   trusts    were  gradually swallowing  up  the  smaller  concerns*,   and   men   who  only a fevv  years   ago   were  wealthy   merchants,  are now "working for wages in the ser-  vicefcif their gigantic rivals.  Air. Debs spoke for nearly 'wo hours  " " ' ks weie  frequently  re  l*4f*+******'****������4l*HHf4f4**������ &*************  <4&**mAX4t44t4t4**<&*lW������-������&*������<W'a&&**������*44i\  ing ���������:  l lr.lt*  .-e people thai the  t vmiiiIiI nllmv it-  lo    ibi'  Ti.'i.sv.-inl,  (>,!.,   | ii 11 d< r.t ;h ii    --.-       -     ,  Eii-'.'.find    >v*'ll I attentively heaid and greatly appreti  B. C. CONTINGENT WELCOMED'  Enthusiastic Reception at the Station to.  Our Gallant Canadian Soldiers, En  Route for South Africa.  ^"Tlie"_Br��������� Cr^coiitiiigcnt'���������begun���������to������������������  assemble   nt   Itevelstoke  oii   Monday  afternoon when the drafts from Rossland. Nelson and Kasio, under Captain  Hodgins  arrived   by   lhe  An owhead  tutii".    The Nel .on  'draft consisted  of  Capt.    Hodgins,' Sergt.   Dickson   and  Privates   Lee   and   Paterson.      Kaslo _  furui-hed   Corporal  Alo'odie and   Pte."  Wilkin", who were  accompanied   this  far bv   Lieut.  Twi*s.   while  Rosslnr.d  sent 'Privates. Ali I wood.     Crook    and  Hart-Mcllarg.  Ou Tuesday the balance of the B. C.  contingent, consisting  of  dipt.  Blan-  chard and 25 N. C. nflicers and privates  from Vicloi-in.   17  fiom  Vancouver, Si  from  New   West minster n.ud  2   from  Kamloops, arrived  hen.'  i n  route  for  Quebec by  lhe  No.  2'es pi ess.    Thcv_  were met at the station  by  the chil-  dien  of the   public   si boot,   the  city  bund, n detachment of the  Revelstoke  Rifle Company under Ciipl.'J'nylor and'  a   large   crowd   of   citizens.    On   the.,  train   slopping"  ttt   the   pint bum   Mm  cool ingent detrained.     In tlieir suiiirt  blue artillery iinifoi ins with i ed facings  they pii'seiiie.l a fine   appeiiliiilce  and.  elicited   many    encomiums   from  the  hvstaudeis.   "British    Columbia  may,  vv"ell be proud of the manly.' well sot up  and   snldieily   young   fellows    which,  compo.-e her draft.    Aintuur the   Vancouver boys vvas  George Wallace,  mi  old   lesident  of   Revelstoke.   who  received n hearty welcmni* from -his old  friend.s heie. and among   the  Victoria,  boys was C. \V. Gniuble. whose father  F.C. Gniuble. of N' lson, the provincial,  encincir, A. G. ninl Airs. Gamble, al-o  of Nelson, were on t he platform to nierr.  bim and bid  hiin  faiewell.      A  grea'*. '  centre  of 'attraction   for   thc   soldiers"  vvas tlie L-hililien's end of the  platform  and  tlie  little  ones'   singing   of   God.  Save the Queen  and   the   Mm pie  Leaf  was greatly appreciated hy  them  and  responded to vvith thiee cheers and  a  tiger for "the  children"  to  which  an.  answering; three cheers and n tiger for  "the soldiers'' 'was raised by our rising  generation.   Wlien   the   train  pulled  o.it Cnpt. Taylor hnd.his men drawn  up and gave "the" departing soldiers it  -present," while  the crowd   raised  a  heai ty - heer.   And so" with cheers and  good wishes Revelstoke sent the boy������_  along to take their share in  the stir-'  ring and   epoch   making   scenes novv  being enacted in South Africa,  which.  and his   remarks weie   ..._... ,    ..   . .. -  ci'ived with applause bv the audience,   they are  not  likely  to leave  till   the-  bv all of whom the lecture  wns  most   Union Jack flouts over every corner of  '*    another   great    Imperial    DominioiS -  jbnvetoti'gut'witba country situated I ated.        " [ niddcled oil onr own. \  ���������J  Revelstoke  Herald  Published in interests of  ���������arelntoke. Lardeau. Big Bend, Trout Luke  Illlclllewaet, Albert Canyon, .Ionian  l*ai������and liable l'nssDl-trii-ts.  A. JOHNSO.-  Proppletop  A   S*mi-  ln_nr������������   "I  French, then I would . refuse to call  myself a British subject."  Then in his paper, Ln Patrie, of  Wednesday, Mr. Tarte writes:  "Not onc of the speakers who addressed the meeting at St. Liboire  had tho energy to dcnounco the dan-  THE DAWSON   PAPERS  Express Strong Opinions on the Recall  of Col. Steele.  Kc���������i.tok���������mid^ serous policy "adopted by the chief of  dt-H-i*, _V,_ne������davs nnil .Saturdays, iii_);ni|*-  'i>lo-._ir_iinei-iuii������ with .-il.l titun*.  AilvertiJiiiL- Half-: Dnjilav alls. SI .0 per  column liii-ii.-MM i������r Iih-Ii wli������:i Insert _tl on  title iiatre. l.e.al ailn. W<~ per "lioniiariel. line  tor first iiuurllou; ;.e lor each addition nl liner  linn. Rciilinir not lev*. 10c- per lino i-nch Iwue.  liirth,Marriak������anil IJ. nth notice-, free.  _ul_i'riiit!oii Ran*: By mail or niri-inr..-'.Oil  per nniiiiiii; 41.* lur six months, stnclly in ail-  '"'ilr'.Iob l>.nnrim-iit: Tin: .Huit.vi.ii .loll  Ii������i*rtiiii-.iiti_nii.iiil Hie l'������l i-ilinPl'eil I'liiitiii^  ������Ui������������_ in Wwi KiKiiciinv.niid n* invii.iveil to  .vruK all kiinU of |.rin������iin~ in lirM-HaMSty o  ttvn-H prices. "-Hi", iirii-c 1" nil. ., V",', 1 '_  larE..���������ilonc too sinull���������lur ns. Mail oidem  promiitlv attended to.   0Ive us n trial on your  "ti0Oo"inioinlciit!i; Wn .invito cprn.'.|ioii(I-  onefon anvsiilijiset of .Intel1. _i to the "teiii'J������1  pulilic. and desire a i-vlitililc resulnr coiius-  iwiii-nt in everv locality surroiintlinir '���������|_%������1-  ������okc." In all cases tho bona lido iianio of lho  wnt������r mint accompany iiiaiitisci H������. nut not  neeMsarily tor piiblicaiion.  Address all coniininilealioiu  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  HOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  Barristers,  1. All corrMimndenco. must bo. kiylWy vvrUlen  on one side of the paper only.; ,  .������������������,  ' S. Oirrf-poiiilcneo coiitaliiing personal mat-  ter.nnm He signed with lhe propel1 name ol the  *s"oor'rn������M>iiil''-'"''-e with vefcrmec to' iiiiy-  tlilnr that hai ..|.|.w"r������*l In another paper must  _t������ be, oiler..I lor publication In thut paper  Intern it can .i..p.-.ir In Tni" II-Haui.     '___���������������������������  KRUGER THE CAUSE.  The Standard and Diggers' News, the  Doer organ, declares that 52,000 burghers in the two states are prepared to  take the field, but very much greater  forces will  bo needed      to  withstand  British power.     The "want of pluck"  shown by Britons who havo preferred  to   leave   Pretoria  rather   than   trust  themselves to  tho tender  mercies of  the  rabid  and  uncultivated   burghers  now called to arms is natural enough.  In tho Transvaal  capital they would  be unable to  help   their compatriots,  while they would-be liable in various  ways to assist tlieir enemies. In their  circumstances  it is  obvious that  the  climate of Pretoria would he very unsuitable  to  them.      What  tho Boers  will have to contend against     is tho  pluck of the British soldiers who aro  "'being poured  into South Africa in  a  way that should convince even President Kruger that* he will ere long ho  called   upon   to   "settle   up"   on  very  different terms from those lately submitted by Mr. Chamberlain. It ls notable,  too.  that  though  Mr.   Schreincr  may hint at neutrality for the Cape, the  British colonies      in ail  parts of tho  world have declared in favor of exacting justice for  the Uitlandcrs.      The  theorists who would sacrifice British  subjects and British     prestige, rather  than strike a blow on their behalf are  very few.     Our government have done  their utmost to ease the situation and  smooth the path of     justice, but the  Boers decline to let tho Ultlanders rise  above tho level of "White Kaffirs."  COLONEL STEELE'S RECALL  Tho announcement of tho recall of  Colonel S. B. Steelo from service in  tho Yukon, followed hy thc arrival of  tho colonel himself at Vancouver has  caused no little comment throughout  the Dominion. Since the supposed  promotion of Colonel Steele from the  position of superintendent of tho  North West Mounted police at Macleod  to that of commissioner in Yukon,  the administration of the Yukon has  materially improved. Colonel Steele's  well known reputation as an excellent  police officer as.well as his undoubted  integrity created a, fooling of respect  for tho administration ot the law  which had not hitherto existed. Tho  reports which arrived from Dawson of  tho results of his administration were  highly satisfactory, and there seemed  to be no need for a change.  Colonel Steele, has, however, been  recalled, and Major Perry appointed in  his place. Major Perry's chief claims  to distinction consist in tho fact that  he is a devoted adherent of the Liberal  party and that he had the honor of  heading ,the Mounted Police Jubilee  contingent in 1897. He is a good  police officer, though not any better  than many others who could be  named. He certainly is not so das~-  lingly brilliant as to justify" the removal of a capable and successful  an officer like Colonel Steele in order  to provide him with a place. The  only: possible suggestion which has  beenjiade with regardto^ the turning  down ofXolonerSteeliTis^tharhervv-as  too straight for those around him, and  not being'the sort of man who could  be induced to stand in. was in the way  of the "push."His ability and integrity  are admitted as well as the striking  improvement which has taken place In  Yukon sinco. his appointment. Tho  extracts from tvvo papers published in  Yukon in yesterday's issue speak for  themselves and show clearly that in  the opinion of those who are best  qualified to speak the removal ot Col-  oner Steele was a blunder of tho  grossest description.  tho Conservative party during the  last few weeks, namely, tho participation of Canada in the war of the  Transvaal, and, consequently, in all  others that might break out in Europe  or elsewhere."  There can be no doubt from the  foregoing, but that Mr. Tarte by his  voico anel by hJs pen objects to any  assistance by Canada to the mother  country in the present trouble in  South Africa. Neither Is there any  doubt as to where we should look for  Mr. Tarte in tlie not impossible event  of a war between Prance and Englana.  As he says himself, if he cannot be  French and British at the same time,  he prefers to be French. Should  England become involved in a war  with France the minister of public  works would be against England. This  is his position as defined by himseir.  Tho loyalty of Canada has never  been in the balance until now. Liberals and Conservatives, English and  French Canadians, have hitherto boon  ablo to assure tho world of their unswerving loyalty to the Queen of Eng-  Innil. The question of loyalty has nol  entered into Canadian politics. It is  an axiom that all the subjects of Her  Majesty in this Dominion are loyal to  thoir queen and ready to assist her  whenever  required.  Tlio  idiotic ravings of the Ancient  Ordor of Hibeniiuus. which represents  merely a small  Fection  of   the   much  maligned Irish race are ot no account.  They  are merely  tho expression      of  implacable hatred to Groat Britain by  traitors to whom their     country has  been   but  too  lenient.      But  when  a  minister of tho crown who i3 admitted  to be thc dominant member of tho Dominion 'cabinet speaks and  writes as  Mr. Tarte has done, it becomes necessary to take  some slops to vindicate  the country from the disgrace  which  ho has cast upon it.      In the matter  wo know that Mr. Tarte no     more represents the great mass of our French  Canadian fellow subjects than he represents   the   views  of      Sir  "Wilfrid  Laurier who has found     it necessary  publicly to  repudiate     thc     positior  taken hy his minister of public works.  If  necessary,       those  regiments      ol  French Canadians which  are      being  lovally offered  today will be accepted  for Her Majesty's service  in      South  Africa.      There  is no question  as to  the  loyalty  of tho French  Canadian  But so long as Mr. Tarte is allowed to  remain a member of the cabinet just  so long will tho ilisrgace which      attaches   to   his   utterances   bo   chargeable to the government ot Canada and  the people who allow him to remain  clothed  with  official  authority.      The  question  is not a political  one.  It if  ono     which     affects     every  citizen,  whether  ho  be  Liberal  or  Conservative.     The first duty of-    the     loyal  people of Canada is     to relegate Mr  Tarte to a position where his utterance will bo valued for what they are  worth  and   no  more.      Then   in   our  next war, he will be in a position to  assume  command of      the      Ancient  Order of Hibernians, where his anti-  British sentiments will no doubt     bt  properly, appreciated.  and  to  support and  uphold tho  dig- | WHITE, GWILtilM &  SCO  nity of'British law nnd government.  We have only to add in conclusion  that the Colonel has no knowledge of  what notion we are taking. He is too  much of a soldier to connive at any  action subversive of military disclp-  ! line, but will so far as he is concern-  The Dawson Daily News of Septem- loll| 0ijey the order   . in clue     course,  her  11th  says:  When the report was first noised  about that Col. Steele was to be  transferred to another command thero  were few of the citizens of Dawson,  who would _credit it. They cannot  understand why~an officer wlio has  given     such     universal     satisfaction  THE  MOLSONS 3ANK  At thc recent annual meeting of thc  Molsons' Bank the report for the year  ending in September showed that profits of over 1-1 per cent ou the actual  paid up capital were made. The  shareholders got 9 per cent in dividends and $125,000 was added to tin-  rest fund, while $50,000 wont to reduce  tho bank premises account.. It seems  to be the growing time vvith thi"  favorite bank.  It is suggested that in future races  for the American Cup, the challenger  should be obliged to bring his wind  with him. Tho recent ovations to  Admiral Dewey seem to have exhausted tho American supply.  THE COUNTRY AND  MR. TARTE  Hon. David Alills used to be described by Sir John Alacdonald as "a  mass of undigested information."' The  statement attributed to Mr. Mills-by  Free Press to the effect that the only  settlers who object ro the Galiciniit  and Doukhobors are ranchers, show,  that r. Mills' digestion has not, improved to any appreciable extent.0  BOER  IGNORANCE  Hon .J. Israel Tarte, minister ot  publio works in the government ot  Canada, has proved himself to be a  disloyal subject of Her Gracious Ma  jesty Queen Victoria, ami as such Has  no right to a scat in any cabinet or  ganized on Briiish principle!). In  order that there should bo no misunderstanding as to tho evidence of  Mr. Tarte's disloyalty and the source  from which that evidence is obtained,  the following extracts from Mr. Tarte's  paper. La Patrie, and from Mr. Tarte's  speech at Alontreal last Monday evening are quoted below:  Air. Tarte in La'Patric: Z  "Wc are in America, Canada has  not, and should not have, any ambition to play a role in European diplomacy. We believe? wo are not mistaken when we say that the population of this country has no other desire  than to develop quietly its resources,  and to live at peace with the world.  We! are willing to defend the land we  live in and the British flag, whicb  protects it, against all aggression, but  it is another thing to go beyond  this role, and to throw us into thc  diEcussions and wars -with which  Europe:is constantly,menaced.  "What have we to do with things in  Africa? What interests have we in  the Transvaal? Why should we take  the money and the blood ot our people  to spend them ln such far-away  regions ?"  Mr." Tarte.'at the Hcrbetto banquet,  Montreal, Monday night last:  "I am a minister in' a British, government, and I have the right to say  that I am French. But, I tell you  this: If to declare myself a British  subject would prevent me from being  -- An F.ngli.-hman who . . has..resided  amongst the Boers in South Africa,  commenting upon their ignorance oi  anything outside their own farms,  told how some 20 years ano the Boer,  of the Orange Free State refused to  have telegraphic communication established.  The chief objector was an old Boer  who, when the others wero wavering,  rallied them to his side with the following ingenious argument.     Said he*  "No doubt, tho telegraph is a fine  thing, but as to its enabling us to br.  news from other countries at all time:  and seasons, how can this be? l'~  there not a ume in thc year when Lt"1-  waggons have to cease running  bcause ot the drought? Surely, then,  this telegraph will perish for want of  wetter!"  This argument vvas sreatly applauded, and   the   Boors  to a man      voted  against the Innovation. "   o   AN*   IRISHMAN'S   WILL  would  bo relieved of such an important command just at the time when  ho had restored order     out of chaos  and who has tho entire conlidence of  all classes, irrespective of nationality,  indeed thoso were not wanting     who  remarked  that  it was      because  Col.  Steele  is  too  good,  too just,   upright  and honorable us a man and an officer  to suit the powers     that be.     Those  remarks aro probably unjust, but they  show the esteem in which Col. Steele  is hold, and the regret everywhere expressed at his forthcoming departure,  lt is  the custom of thc      Canadian  "government to transfer     commanding  ollicers and  others at stated      times.  I'he  period,  however, being      usually  from two lo three years, and the samc  is  true  of  nearly  till   other countries  who transfer officers and men at stated  Intervals from,    garrison to garrison.  But Col. Steele has only boon  In  the  Yukon since a year ago last February,  ���������ind this  fact, no doubt, gave rise to  Die alleged reasons for his removal to  another  post,  as   stated   above.     Col.  _tcelc started for this country in February 1SDS, and readied Dawson early  In thc following spring.    Affairs bore,  is most of tho residents ot tho Kion-  Mkn  know,  wore  In n.     chaotic con-  lilion. Tt devolved upon him to evolve  order out of     the     chaos wheh     he  *otitid.    A  man of rare executive ab-  '11 iy ar.d a thorough soldier and strict,  ,*ot kindly disciplinarian, ho proved to  'io the man needed for tho task.     Ho  'mnicdiately began the erection of bar-  ���������acks      and suitable    accommodations  **or   the  men  under  his   command  as  veil as those for the Yukon field force.  The numerous buildings which      now  -nay  bo  seen   on   Barrack  Square  ave  -no result of t.he enro and unremitting  work wjiich has     devolved upon him.  "Jut ho did more than this..    Quarters  vere  provided  for the  North      Wost  Mounted Police at otlior poiuts in tho  listrlct.  nol ably "Grand  Forks,  mouth  -t Gold Bottom on Hunker, Dominion  ���������Tcelc and on Stewart river.  In addition to tho multifarious  '.ntios entailed as commander of the  North Wost Mounted Police Col. Steele  'ins discharged tho duties of a r.~ai;is-  *rale and for several months past has  ���������-.resided nt the daily sessions of* the  llawson police court. In discharging  'hnse civil duties ho has won or, much  nrnise as in the discharging of his  -���������trietly military duties.        - .  Thc high state of efficiency which  !i%s been reached hy the North West  ."\Tountcd Police in this district is  largely due to his untiring efforts to  'mve a force thoroughly alive to their  luties and well equipped to maintain  vrder in a mining camp such as this,  vhen tho rush "in quest of gold���������tho  "reatest in the world's history���������was  at its height-  How well "ne succeeded is a. matter  chat will find an abiding place in the  .listory' of the Klondike.  Col. Steele has always shown himself  .he friend of the miner. He has af-  "orded tho miners ample protection  a every possible way at his command,  .n this connection may be mentioned  .he furnishing of escorts from tho  iiffercnt creeks during the clean-up  season last spring and summer. The  ���������.suit is well known. The calendar  A crime shows fevv cases, if any. that  .night have been prevented by any-increased precaution or-extra dilligence  on  the part of the police.  He was the second man to enlist in  '.he North Wost Mounted Police force,  and has seen 20 years o" service. He  ias risen from the ranks to his present  aosition solely by his ability.honSSty  and peculiar fitness for the service.  Col. Steelo comes of a fighting  nock, his father. Elmas Steele, having  beon a captain in the British navy.  He is a native of North Simcoe, Ont.  P.efore going to his now post he will  visit Montreal, Ottawa and other  eastern  cities.  The Yukon Sun and Klondike Times,  'he official newspaper of Yukon territory. Henry .7. Woodside. managing  -ditor, on the 12th of September last,  said:  A  Bad Blunder���������Lieut. Col. Steele To  Be Recalled.  although wo are satisfied he is absolutely in the dark as to the reason for  his unwarranted arid unexpected  recall.  The Dawson Daily News of September 11th editorially said:  As announced elsewhere in today's  issue of Tho News, Col. S. B. Steele,  the efficient and popular commander  of tho North West Mounted Police in  the Yukon district will soon be transferred to another post. This is to be  deplored. The News feols sure that  it voices the sentiments of evory resident of the territory when it says that  tho loss to the country is almost irreparable. No matter how worthy or  efficient Col. Steele's successor may  be in the estimation in the people  of the Klondike, Col. Steele's place  will bo less worthily filled. There  must he good and sufficient reasons for  a man to hold such a high place in  the esteem of the peoplo as does Col.  Steele. And tliero are. During his  residence in tho Klondike, liis administration of affairs has nover boon  culled in question by press or people.  When charges of inefficiency, incompetence, favoritism and corruption  wore made against other government  officials, no word was over breathed  aciiinsl Col. Steele. His record has  been without spot or blemish. By his  straightforward, honorable course ho  bus commanded the respect and confidence of the entire pooplo. He has  proved to be a mnn of great executive  ability, and excellent disciplinarian, of  undoubted moral courage, a niitillty as  much needed in discharging the multifarious duties his command imposed  upon him, ns of tho physical kind.  It is to be regretted that, tho government has seen fit to recall Col.  Sloclo. It is an act of unwisdom.  While wo deeply regret his retirement,  wc can assure Col. Steele that the hest  wishes  of the people  go with      him.  '���������-��������� "cmory will live in the heirts of  nil Klondikers and his will bo inseparably and honorably connected with  the territory as one of nature's  noblemen, an oxomn'ific.ition of God's  noblest work���������an honest man.   o   Solicitors,   Notaries Public.  Etc.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue,  llevelstoke Station.  _ Money To Loan.  W. White,. J.   AI.   Scott. B.A..  Q. C. ' L.. Ii.  B.  F. L. Gwilllm  m^nmmmmm^fwimm^mmm,,wmn^n^  UAJ&VffiY & McCAHTER,  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Etc,  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at S per cent.  Offices:      Molsons  Bank  Block.  First Street, Uuveistoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross, M.'JO.  om. -:   Taylor   Dloek, Mackenzie.    Avenue,  Ki'Vi'isti.kc.  Siiriccoii In thut! l'.H  lien tli olllcer, Cuy oi Kevo'sto e.  THOMiXS O'BRIEN  Solicitor, Notary Public, Conveyancer  Ofiicc   in   Upper  Columbia  Navigation and  Tramway Company's lluildiiii;.  te  B  Sr.  i.Aiirr,  A  L~"l"lll'trilI".ATl_"l~i   IVY ACT  ������)!'   PMU.I V-lKN'f,   IS05,  UNS .HANK  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  S������~ PAID IIP CAPITAL.      - - - -      $2,000,000  $_ REST FUND - - - - -      $1,500,000  1������7.' DIREC'fOKS: Wm. Moi.son *Mai:i'iii~~i������ON, President;  S. II. Ewino, Vice-President;  St; VV. M. llAJISAV.SAMUKl.  FlM.l'Y.llKNIIV AnClilLAI.il, J. P. CLKOBOIllJ,  5��������� H. MAltlCl.ANU .Mlll.PllN  *������*; F. AVoKi-nino.- Thumas. General Manager.  fc      A genernl blinking business transuded ,,. Interest nllowed at. ourrent  fc rates.     " j. Q.  MOLSON,      .  St,. . .   -- ���������" Manaokk, Rkvklstoke, B. e.  HOLDEN' 13.C.  puKSliYTKItlA"'  *     "orvioo  uvorj Miuuuiy m 11 n.n.. .  OJIUMl.l-l-KcyciHlok...  .   . ::..       nd 7::iii  p ui Bibu ll.BH at "!:.'") ti in., lo vw.icli  .11 nre wi'lonino. I'riiym i_,eiln������ i.i h ii.ni,  ovury WuiliL.HUi) .  U KV   T   MKNZIHK. T'osmr  O.MAN     CATHOU.     G)i U UUI1 ��������� Kovul  "    iiuno      M.uiti   ilri.t and ilurd iiiiinlayii lu  ���������nun .n nl. Ifliso it in.   ItEV. I-'A Till"*. It TMAYKIt.  O ALVATKJ.V AH All - Al.'.-llnxii lvuo1 ni������) t  O   in Uuir hull on Front Sireot  Methodist Church, llevelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  nnd 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  closo of the morning service.' Sabbath school and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer mooting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  ire cordially  invited.    Seats free.  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  A RICH MINE  Church of   England Sunday Services.  Eight a.m., . Holy Communion; 11  tnecii.ig, liuiny anil sermon, illoiy  Eucharist, first Sunday in the month);  3:30 Sunday school, or childrens'  ".en-ice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  ���������sermon. - Holy Days���������The Holy  i Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or S  i.m. as announced. Fridays���������7:30  Evensong, with spiritual reading,  ci.'ter Piiiidiy school at 3:15.  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  ������ui������um-'_-_iui������i_M������__._M'i_i^^  F: JACOB RTY  In tho name of God. Amen: f.  Timothy Dolan. of Barrydownbem*.  in lhe county of Clare, farmer; hi -  sick and weak In my leg's, but cn  sound head and warm heart���������gin:;.  to Con���������make the first and last vviil,  and old and new testament. First. I  give my sowl lo Cod when it plazc  him to take it.. Sure, no thanks * *  me. for I can ^ help it then; and  my body to be buried in teh ground  at BarrydownhoiTV chapel where nil  my kith and kin that have gone before me, and thoso that live aft'-i  me, belonging to me are fciirlc.l  Peace to their ashes and bones. Burv  me near my god father, Felix O'Raf  forty, betwix and between him and  my father and mother, who lie separated altogether at. the "���������'--������������������ *"dc o'  tho chapel yard. I lave thlg bit of  ground containing 1 acres���������rale ould  Irish  acres���������to my eldp������f  son,    Tim.  after the death of w-  Vr ir   tnr-  likcs to survive him. My (lauphtr-i  Mary, and her husband. Pat O'Rci-  gean, are to get the white sow. Teddy,  the second hoy, might, have got. tho  pick ot the poultry, but he's gone.  I bequeath to all mankind, fresh air  of heaven, all the birds of the a.r  they can shiot���������T lave thorn all thn  sun, tho moon and stars. I lave tn  Pa tri el.- TiaffTty a pint of potheen I  can't finlsh.and may God have morcy  cm Ms sbwl.  An ..advance order has come that  Lieut.Col. Steele is to be relieved from  his command here and transferred  ,o the Norlh West Territories. To  ���������,ay that the order has created surprise, mingled with indignation, is to  -ay it very mildly.. It waa with the  ,-reatest surprise, mingled with indignation, that the announcement was  rr-c"ived in Dawson.  Without the slightest reflection or.  any other official In Yukon, some of  whose public duties arc of  a more complicated and  unsatisfactory character.. no  nan stands higher in lhe (-sleC-ni aim  idmlnition of the whole population  -hat. does Lieut. Col. S. Ti. Stele, Hi-,,  .ifc In Dawson has been a model on-:,  -iisblicly and privately, although !"���������  ,as steadily shunned publicity and  lias been too dignified to" deviate an  ota from his duty, from a desire to  ���������lease thn public. Those who knew  him most Intimately respect him th"  most highly a.s a moral living, hiiir-  ible, Intelligent gentleman and officer  The brf.ith of r-iispirinn h.i������ nevf-r a"-  illfid Ms name. Nor wiil anv rr-  . portable man in Ibis territory bellevr-  anythlng against him.  Wo fear that dishonest, representations have bi*-"n mPd**- ntr-'.lnot hi~n an''  have heen sufficiently pressed and sVlll  r'illy ci'srortd! :o .'-".~ii\ ch" ear of fh,  department of the r-t'.rior. W������ have  t"~en mistaken in onr climate of th-.-  r/on. Mr. Sifton. if. with the real Uin.~,  '���������jpfore him, ho will tolerate a slur on  an honorab!" aid loy-il oTicer of t",--  ncovcrnment. and country, by count*-"--  ir.c-ing his withdrawal. If any charget  have been mnde again, t Lieut. Col  Steele let him have a chance to meet  them by thc ruins of British fair play,  and -arc hive no foars ,y. to the outcome. Wo cannot stand by oiirsclv1".  and sr;c a gentleman like Lieut, Col.  Steele suffer such nn injustice at thn  hands of t.he government v/o strongly  and freely support. Wp ask the siip-  port of all Libpral newspapers in Canada and moro particularly the western  members of parliament. in urging  upon the, department of tho interior  and the Canadian government the  wlrdom nf cancelling thi ordej", refilling Lieut, Col. Steele '-from' th'o  Yukon, where his service?" and experience aro of the highest value In assisting to administer and open up the  country, to protect lifo and property,  From Trout Lake Topic.  Onc ot tho richest things yet opened  up in British Columbia is thc verdict  applied lo th������ Nettie L. and well it do-i  serves it for of all the many rich ore  bodies  discovered  in  the      Kootenay  couutry, it is left for a Trout  Lake  property to carry  off  the  palm   both  for the grade of its ore and the extent ef lhe body from whicli the shipment was taken.      Just imagine ore,  the nick of a shipment, of which ran  $]2l'to the sack.     This was the caso  with tive sacks of Nottio L. ore.      It  was equivalent to ?1.00 a pound. Then  lho balance of the 15 ton      shipment  was $140 to the ton.      It throws the  famed  Silver Cup  into tho shade  although it is accounted an exceptionally  rich-property,  and  as  far  as  tho  high grade Reco of the Slocan is concerned, it has a competitor     for tho  honor of having the     richest ore in  British Columbia,  which will  best it  for  tlio reason that while  its  ore  is  just as rich it has a great deal more  of it.     The.ore in this shipment was  taken from two streaks which    '-average about eight inches in width, and  which  appear  to  bo  getting stronger  as thc work progresses.  Work has been commenced on tho  Maybee, another claim in the Nettoe L  group, and which has a better surface showing than even the Nettie L.  This property adjoins the latter to  the northwest and-is the parent claim,  the others "being extensions of it.  There is no question but that tho  Maybee will show up just as good as  ihe one from which the- recent shipment was takon and if it fulfils its  promise, Manager Poole will have one  of the greatest bonanzas in the north-  -tvest.  ""it ���������-- the intention of tho company  now that the value of the ore in the  N_ tt;n l drifts has been determined  to commence stoping right away and it  will bo no groat while until another  shipment is made to the smelter which  is billed to cause a sensation in mining circles.  Regarding the treatment he was accorded at the Trail smelter, Mr. Poole  has nothing but praise for tlieir method" t..*--~i, tc-. orie 0������ the greatest  consideration for thoir customers. In  fact ho says they went out of their  way to oblige him on several occasions and by their skilful methods of  "handling"- th"e"!~5hlpment"���������Obtained _thG~  beforo mentioned results with the  least possible  delay.  Messrs. Godsal and Young, ot the  Great Western Minos, Limited, the  company which controle the Nettle Ij.  will be in next week to look over the  property.  The oTopic heartily congratulates  Billy on tho splendid results which  have crowned his faith in the property. When almost every other man  :n the country said it was no good ho  plodded away and after ' months of  lard work tho wonderful results of  ���������'-e rast f<-w wilts have hoen reached.  Me rl"h!y desprves his success and wo  sincerely hope there will be millions  In it for him.  R.^.val  Oransfo   Lodgo. No   1653  nli'ce  sie,..l  Roiiiil.ir niectinj." air held In the  O.l Ifcil.'.vTs Hull on ihutliir.l Krlilav  ..f-. oh mon,' at 7;.i'i p.iin. Visiting  liri-inn n -imiI allv invited  \V   G. Uirnov, *\V M.: it. I'  IVui  ltec :    I'l.A. Ki'iil.'.v.in, Fin. Sn1.;   Tlma.  Ticnsu cr.  i- ii if <?#&.' i  A    *    *' ���������"������������������"'������'  Court. Wit.   Bcgbie  I.O.F ; No 3461  Mccils In the Oddfellows' Hail .on tlie uutl  ���������nli I-'ridny* of each  nii'iiih.  VkliitKt bri'lhri'ii In-  viled 10 nl tend.  .Wholesale aiid lie tail Dealer in   pRL/AE BEEF, PORK,  1  JADTT0J4 .MD SflUSJM  Fish   and  Game   in    Season.        Markets  Nakiisji, Trout Luke City, and .Fi'ivjiwon  at   Hi.'vdstg  Siis'-''/  A<n������  Rcri Hose D**prci* mnct.* ancond nnd fourth  Fridays ni I'-u-h month: White Iti-PC Ucffic*'  iiipcis'lirsi J*iiil:n ufoji. h month, hi Oddfellows-'  Hull.   Visit.������������������_: ln*u:hrRii welcome.  Ii.. VAWXKS. T K.U TAYLOR,  Hficro.rnrv. Fre-Mil-Mit.  P.AT���������.f-  00   FER    D  ry.  r_"  umibi  Good accommodation. ,  A.   (;oodi  -  wc]] fciippliol   with Ciivc-' wil  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus'Merits All Trai  Brown   & Po_!  Prop"-ieto'���������*���������?.  aELKlRK LODGE NO.-  12,  i.O.O.F.  Meeti every   Ratii'd.iy  k, ^������_v cveninf: in Oddfello'vs1  pW?    ^"a hall .itKo'i'lnvk. Visli  ^^^^^1 lnjr liicthivn  I'ordialiy  invited to iittciid.  ,1. .MATH IE. Seci clary,       J. I'AUIEH, N.G..  S^i"  EhSTv  ^eveisto^e ; Hospital  Maternity Room i.i connection.  Viicc.iiii!   kept    on   hand.  r5rs.   McKechnie   nnd   Jeffs  \. .iNTKD-Christian mon nnd women to introduce "Light of Life,"  the most marvellous book since  the Bib.e. A romm.-nl.'iry on the  Xew Ti stamen:, together with complete ii-.es of the 12 Aposflcs. .In  point- cf art tli" work i.i u gem.'  Finest, most touching, lifelike; il-  r.tittations cv-r (ie_!~~ncd 'or the  y.exv Testament. Sells i:i ovcry  boii.se, and anybody can sell it.  Freight paid. Books on time.  Send fr.r outfit, giving choice of  territory, nnd nfe will show you  how   ?o   make   money. flrndley-  <?_._.rre'.son   Co.,   Ltd.   .Brantford.  The Revelstoke  Herald' rs*���������- Weekly]  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Itevelstoke than any other paper;  does moro job printing iu the  city than any other paper; iff  news is moro spicy and up-to-  date; ils influence is greater;  its advertising ratos aro lowest  circulation considered; its subscription rate is only $2.00 per  annum; it covers tho field Try  it and  bo with  the crowd.  Write to  ' UB VELSTOKE IIERALD,  Itevelstoke, B. C.  REVELSTOKE  ���������[PROMPTLY SEQMJS\l  ,     Wrlm fnri-ir iijt.rnsLini; honks " Invent- j  j or'-i U'_Ii>" ond "How >on nro ftvind'ed." /  < !-'.n-.ii-,n.roiii;hB]ioic__i f,r modtl of yonr )  , in-'i nlioa or iint.rov'onioiil, nnd wo will toll (  v yon Iroo our opinion ni to whether it. la (  ( ;.rob-ibl>- iialcntit-blo.   "VVc in.-iko n cpci'lnlly }  i,t .-ifiplii'iiMons  rejected   in  otlicr  liandu. I  ilib'licst ..���������(.fi.rcnccs furnished. i  MARION" & MAIUON <  PATENT SOLICITORS & EXPERT3 }  Civil ,'c ?!< rli.inli'al   Fnfflnrorg, OradnntPH of llio (  I'olyt.'Clii'li1 -i-liool of   1-iiKlnrrrliiir, Jlnclii-lnn In (  Apr l.'l   Hi-irii_������i,    f/ival    UnlviT'Ity,   Members 1  lYIjinulnctiuei.s rif  mul Dealers, ln    "~~"'~  Sash, Ilnor., Ttirnit)(_;'i, Plinth*. I'orner  III,ick". MniildliiL-" of all kiliily, K-tnev  (iatiiifi and Verandah work, U'aekeli.  of everv dcsci Inthni Hindi: to order.  St..re uiid Olllee l-'ltiiuirs "Mndou-  I'r.unc", Willi (-mil titled a sin dally.  the IntOf! iimrhliK ry. Iiry Iciln  liri'tniiei. Cill .u.-tl" |;i'l i.ilci.-. l.efon:  Koliiit elsewhere.  SAWYER A. MANNING  Do   You   CUant   a    Home   in    This* Growing    Ctlining  Rallouay   Centre   ?  The C. & K. s^eam N.vig.ition Company luvs "oii'i of 'Jiun  lighttul jiiopprty in Itttvclstoki".     It is charmingly   situated,   ii..������dy  ro any portion of tho town.    Come and enquire aWout it at ont'e.     r  ���������"eriu 8 if necessary.  T. Lt.  URIQ  Sole Agent  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbo Lardeau and Trout Lake  Saddle    and     Pack  always for hire,    ..  IIo  .'���������JIaII'Lj'^'^^*.  Freighting   and   Teaming  1    specialty.  Dailv Since leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  fur Trout Luke UiLV.    For pniUcuhii'S wriLe  CRAIG & HILLMAN, Thomson'sLanhino  j������ Send for a Copy of the '"Third Annual Edition K; (  OK  PETTIPIECE'S  8K1I  I Cityof Revelstoke  ^EV  3TG"  to  ' J'atfiit f_/iw A-'frnfl-iti-'ni /imfrirrm Wot- rVorl-i }  ? AB������0cliMon. N w rriul.intl Water Work1* Ac^uc. j  J r. Q '-mvi-yfiri* A'-'-th-iatloii, Artoc. Member fail. \  ' bocM>* of ( Ivil .KhKlnt-iTit. J  \ fiMH-Tc-J NW/YGiIX IIFE C'LD'C, MCNTRFAL  J wr���������MJ.TLANTIO B'-ILDIMC, YWSHINCION,  ,D.C.  !*P WORK  151 acksinitbi 11 *r. JjajS^"*.'  I'lunil-inj,', lJij^c fitting,  Tinsinithing Sheet. Iron  Work. Muciunciy lie-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Sp:cta!.y  ROBT. GfJSBOrt  '       R-errolstoke Stsn.  I  t*  I  Cpmpicte and Reliable.'  All About Revelstoke  The (Safeway to the Wonderfully Rich A Ind'ai district of North ty j  Kool'nay and. Canoe ItiiK'i:    The btiT--'i''J rovri': for the  liiy liend, Trout ],tUc, iAtrdea-u,   ''".^.,mv:act. Albert Canyon, Jordan I'dms and Knrjle Pa-is    ���������  lllnlritils.  IiitsiiwuH Hfeiiaml ISiifsi- ,  ncs.i TIoiihc.1.   The name, Occupation, and. Residence of  Keery Male Resident  in    the    City.  as  *  P?ic.,  50 Cents  AllBHESS I  R.  P. PETTIPIECE,  ." ���������  !  Revel xt ok p', B. C.  ^9i^J^<^ji^^.^&s'Jgej^efj^(S^yj  ^sis!S^SS^^&!SSS^^lS/\ $  msmKS" mwwlVli i mnwniama  i ,'  iv  HiMfl  k !    SI   j_| $  ll l  Fifteen Hundred Boers Killed in  [ine Explosion  HE III IIS IE .111 lil  Columbia Wins the Third Race and With  It the America Cup  London, Oct IS.���������The llrst battle of,'    Londo.n   Oct.  20.���������The Daily  News,  Africa has      boon ' Capo  Town  correspondent  says   it  is  ... | rumored  hero  that news has  reached  wluli Hear Junction that tho Boers attacked  the war iu South  fought  nnd  tho  lioers  beaten  heavy loss.     Thc cablcgiam announe-i Mafoklng In force lun wcre    rcpulscil  SPEECH  BY MU.  CHAMBERLAIN  Criticising  the  Action of the  sition.  Oppo-  Londoit, Oct. 20.���������The floor and naileries wero densely crowded today in  tho hoiiEe of commons in the anticipation of a<; speech by the secretary of  state for the colonics on the government's policy in South Africa. Chamberlain began with a severe criticism  of the action of the opposition at the  previous meeting of parliament.  Their statements were, he said, calculated to encourage President Kruger  in his resistance and to embarass the  government's most difiicult and most  critical functions. Referring to Lord  "stanhope's demand yesterday for tin  production of his (Chamberlain's)  letter to Mr. Hawkesley, he said ho  would gladly produce his letter if Si;  William Vernon Harcourt and Mr  Morley, who were the members of tin  South African committee, demandet  it.  Speaker Wm. Court Gully intervene--  saying that the language of the colonial secretary was beyond the parliamentary bounds. Chamberlain retorted that it was impossible to ado  cpiatcly describe Stanhope's accusation  and that ho (Chamberlain) and Si:  Alfred Milner of tho war irovernmer  welcomed all honest and " honorauU  ciiticlsm of iheir policy, and Chamberlain said 1 wish I couul appt;,  ihese epithets to tlie speech of tl..  ���������..ember  for  Eurnlcy.  to bo at Maribogo, 40 miles south ot j a o wing_thoni_c ves to be  Mafeking, and it was evident that tho J> the Goers vvho were e  object  o'f the  enemy was  to  get  the   tnevo thoir i^.tion      The  object  British between two fires. Vryburg  where tho first blow was struck at an  armored traiii is still furthor south of  Maribogo. The critical position of  Colonel Baden-Powell has all along  been recognized here, but his reputation as a gallant officer makes it  certain he will give a good account of  himself as is evidenced by the heavy-  loss he inflicted on the enemy. His  opponent, General Cronje, is the commander who was sent to stop the  Jamieson raid in 1S9G. and is said to  bo a stern fighter with about 5.000  men under him. Baden-Powell has  not more than 2,000 British soldiers  in Mafeking, only 12 miles west of tho  -Transvaal border, and the policy of  Cronje apparently was to isolate the  British forces there and then destroy  them. The battle which is reported shows that he met a stout and successful resistance from the British.  The capture of Mafeking would leave  thc road open to Kimberley and allow  Cronje to concentrate at that important point. Ho would then bo in a  position to check the march of the  British reinforcements.  Small  Pox Breaking Out.  ���������    Cape Town, Oct. IS.���������Small pox has  broken out here among the      natives  from Johannesburg.    Eight cases have  been discovered.  Cutting Off tho Water Supply.  Cape Town, Oct. IS.���������It is expected  that the Boers have cut off Kimber-  ley's water supply, but the De Beer?  dam contains enough for a considerable period.  ACCIDENT TO TIIE SHAMROCK  Next Race Will Be Sailed Thursday  New York. Oct. IS.���������On the Coltim  bia's deck a consultation was held  which resulted in the decision that  the Shamrock should be allowed one  day to repair damages and the next  race will be sailed on Thursday. It  will be 15 miles to leeward or windward. The return found that tlie  direct cause of the accident wa3 the  parting of the port top mast shroud  in the nip, that is a portion of the  _steel wire rope resting in the spreader  ���������which extends out.broad from the  rounds of the lower mast. The  strands of wire easily chafe and rust  at that point, especially when the  shroud is slacked by being to leeward.  be drawn in  igor to re-  rhey again advanced to the attack and were drawn  ovor the lyddite mines laid for the  defense of the town. II is reported  that 1,500 were killed by tho explosion.  CROWDS AT THE WAR OFFICE  London, Oct. 20.���������Yesterday was tho  must exciting day known at the war  oflice since tho crowd attended there  to learn the result of the relief expedition sent to Gordon at Khartoum.  Thc new:i that the Fifth Lancers had  been engaged brought many ladies and  friends of thc regiment to inquire the  news. Tho greatest intelligence today  seems to be the capture of a train  with officers nt Elandslaagt because it  was understood that the whole cross  country line vvas regularly patrolled.  CAPTURE OF VRYBURG  Mafeking news is still confined to a  repetition of stories that Colonel  Baden-Powell mowed down 300 Boers  with his maxims. The surrender of  Vryburg is not of great importance,  but will be regarded throughout  Uoerdom as a splendid triumph over  .the British. Some military critics  think it is not possible that General  sJir .George Stewart White may be  about to withdraw his forces from  Glencoe and concentrate them at Lady-  r-Eiiih and there await developments.  WAlt OFFICE BULLETIN  The war office this afternoon, issued  the following bulletin:  "Thc cavalry attached to our forces  at Ladysmith and Dundee are engaged. Steps have been taken .to  r.ecuro Pietermariczburg and Durban  against taids on the western frontier.  There is no recent reliable intelligence  from Kimberly or Mafeking, both  places" being cut oft from '��������� telegraph  communication. lt is believed, however, that a skirmish took placc_ on  Sunday about six miles south of Kim-  ���������berley and that tho Boers were  I beaten off with some loss by an armed  train. There was some fighting at  Mafeking- Friday or Saturday, ending  with the repulse ot the attacking  forces. The Boers . in considerable  numbers assembled opposite Alival  and north of Bethula on tho Orange  River railway, so that communication  with tho Orange Free Stato and the  Transvaal has now- ceased, the remaining refugees having been warned  to leave by .Delagoa Bay.  CANADIAN VOLUNTEERS  Will  Serve  as   a Distinct    Regiment  In  the Transvaal.  Toronto. Oct. IS.���������Dr. Borden, the  minister of militia, is in the city today. The chief reason for his visit  to the city was to consult Colonel  Otter regarding the local officers who  will accompany the Canadian contingent to the^ Transvaal. Dr. Borden confirmed the statement that the  Canadians would serve in South  .Africa as a distinct Canadian regiment and not in units attached to different regiments in the regular army.  _���������   o   POSTAL FACILITIES  Ottawa, Oct. 20.���������All officers of the  French Canadian company have been  selected . Hon. Mr. Mulock is arranging for postal facilities for the Canadians in the South African camps.  Word has been received that married  mon in the west may make application.   o   HAY FOR THE TRANSVAAL  MURDER AT WINNIPEG  John     Gordon Found    Dead With   a  Bullet in His Brain.  Winnipeg, Oct. IS.���������At S o'clock  last evening a man was found lying  dead opposite tho golf grounds near  Portage avenue. There .was a bullet  hole in the forehead from which  blood was oozing down the face which  toM the story of a horrible murder.  .The man's name is John Gordon, and  up to last night lived with his father  as a market gardener In Portage  avenue west. He was 25 years old  and 'married. Robbery is tho only  motive that is advanced for tho deed  at present. No theory of suicide is  thought of as no revolver could bo  found and the position of the unfortunate man shows that ho could not  have disposed of it after the deed.  Ottawa, Oct. 20.���������Lord Strathcona  has telegraphed that the Imperial  office-wants 2,000 tons of Canadian  hay delivered at Cape Town before  Christmas. Hon. J. Sutherland has  been in communication with the high  commissioner ih regard to the matter  and farmers can obtain full information from Sutherland. The hay must  bc-presseci-aiid-iu"100-poiind-M"ales^-^-  TI1E   ROSSLAND  li'NQUIRY  Chief     Ingram     Exonerated ��������� Jnilci  Mitchell Dismissed.  Rossland. Oct. 20.���������The beard ol  police commissioners who have bet;;,  investigating the conduct of Chief oi  Police John S. Ingram and Jailer Wm  .Mitchell, who had been charged wit!  various offences, was presented to tin  city council last night. Chief Ingrau  was an oilicial nnd chief of police ii  Winnipeg and Calgary and Mitche!  was for a long time a resident of tin  North West Territories. The charge:  have beeji endorsed by the trades am  labor council. Mitchell had been ex-  onerated in Calgary ot the charge of f  very serious nature. The report o'.  ihe commissioners exonerates Mitchc'r  of evory other charge except that ol  irregular conduct. On the lattei  charge thc commissioners, decided tc  discharge him, although his resignation had been previously accepted.  In the case of Chief Ingram the summing up of the case stated that: "Ir.  view of the fact lhat the pt-osecutidi1  of tho case was carried on by men who  were not friendly toward the chics',  assisted by an eminent counsel, ar1  that a man occupying the position c'  chief of police in a city like Rosslanr  "ntist necessarily have made manv  enemies vvho would be willing to testify against him if-an opportunlt-.-  offered. Therefore your commissioner?  believe it is their duty to state lha:  the investigation has shown *"* Chiel  Ingram to bo exceptionally free from  the charges made, that" to his sood-  judgment and thorough knowledge ii;  dealing with tho criminal classes i*  duo cur. freedom from crime, of :  zealous nature and the good order fo*  which our city has brcome prominent.'.  The report concluded with the statement that new, regulations would b-  prepared that would do away" with"an;  other chance of troubles of the kind.  SPARKS  FROM THE WIRE  RED CROSS FUND  " Toronto, Oct. 20.���������The Ontario government has subscribed $500 to the  Red Cross fund started by Dr. J. S.  Ryerson on behalf of the sick and  wounded of the Canadian, Transvaal  contingent.  PREMIER  HARDY   RESIGNS  Sir Wilfrid Laurier held an enthusiastic meeting at Paisley yesterday,  on November 11th. -  Hon. Mr. Sifton and party have left  Ottawa for the west.  Admiral Dewey has decided to visit  Chicago.  Emperor William will visit England  Sir Charles Tupper has opened his*  Ontario* tour at Owen Sound.  An epidemic of drunkenness broke  out among the soldiers on board th'  ..--turning United States transport from  Manila.  Tho British parliament treated * re-  rent utterances of the Irish M. P.'"  favorable to the Boers as unimportant  , It is said that Mr. Lever, a millionaire manufacturer of England wil.  cballeiiee for the America Cup should  the Shamrock fail.   1���������o   The October number of The Canadian Home Journal is especially attractive with original stories and  goneral reading. The departments ir  this journal are very"interesting.  Altogether the number is worthy of  perusal.  0 Word has jst been received from  High River that'Adolph Pfloughaupt  a large rancher near Pekisko, and  who was a short time ago declared to  b"e_tDsari"e~and~comhMttcd~~T6~tlfe~Bran^  don asylum, killed himsolf yesterday  at his ranche. After Mr. Pflughaupt  had been committed to thc asylum,  and the authorities there believing he  had recovered, allowed him to return  home a few days ago, but several wlio  had seen him in Calgary after, his  return believed that his mind was  still unbalanced and that he should  not have been discharged without  further evidence of his sanity. Full  particulars of tho tragedy have not  yet been received.  WOLVES.  Exchange  The destruction of wolves is a subject of interest ta cattlemen lho  world over. During the past two  years wolves aro said to have Increased rapidly,both in ihe Western States  and In Canada. While the wolf evil  is serious enough in Alberta to csul  for the payment of bounties, wo have,  to go to Oklahama to find tho troublo  In ouo of its most aggravated foims.  The heavy reward of ������20 for each  full grown wolf acalp, olfered last  February by the Oklahama Ijivo  Stock association, together with ij  bounty by Woodward county,, has induced a number of persons to undertake the extermination of wolves  in mat portion of tho country.  There is a wide difference of opinion among frontieismen as to the  host way to capture wolves. Some  .nalntaln that poison is the quickest  iind surest, while others say tliat  iho use of traps is the only successful niothod. lt is hardly to bo cl  iiietl that poisoned meat is now largely a failure. Twenty-five yoars ago  it was an easy matter to poisun  wolves; strychnine was now to theni  nd incy were destroyed by hundred*.  hey have become experts in detecting it however, and a-sho woif can  saach her whelps to distinguish uo-  ivecn pure and poisoned moats. Some  . 'ill'en.en run down thc wolves with  picks of hounds but that is laborious  ��������� nul   costly.  i Id ���������liters say that trapping is  most trustworthy way to kill wolves.  The remarkable sagacity of tho animal makes even trapping a tax on  lhe shrewdness and ingenuity of the  trapper. The first fling necessary It  o Kill the odor of tho iron, which is  lone by smoking the traps with cedar  rubbing them with beeswax or dip-  oing them in blood. Wolf lures, such  is asafoedita, aniseed oil or oil of  petroleum are condemned, as l heir  inly effect is to make the animals  ���������"uspicious.  The trapper begins by tying to a  wagon a large piece of beef, venison  it- antelope which is dragged over  ���������-.ho country whore the traps are lo  be set. Wolves liko to run In cow  trails, and a spot where a number f  trails ci oss is a good place to set.  traps. Some , hunters put thoir traps  where the wolves can walk into them  ���������vhilo others lure the wolves by baits.  Traps should not be sot in deeply  >.-o,-i. parts of the path, as wolves  travel on the higher parts. The necessary equipment for setting trap"  "s, in addition to shovels, a couple  jf largo blankets or sheets, a bucket  of fresh blood, a couple or three rao-  b'ts. a beef liver, a pound of cotton  ������������������ool and the paw of a wolf or cayote.  _n old trapper describes the actu.il  jeiang of the traps as follows..  As soon as the drag has been passed ovor the chosen spot, the first  li.ing the trappers must do is to dip  tl.eir boots and implements in thu  blood, then spread the blankets on  the ground and proceed to put on  these, first the. pod, which is to be  carefully removed, and afterwards the  'oose earth as' it is dug out of the  holes that are to hide the logs to  which the traps arc fastened. When  the holes are ready bury the logs ar.d  chains with great caro. .-replacing the  -sod and leaving no trace whatever of  any disturbance of thc earth. , Then  in the trail dig the- shallow holes  that are to receive the traps, -and be  sure that they are just deep enough  to be level with the trail, whon there  is a quarter of an inch of dirt over  the pan. As soon as each trap is  *et in place, lift "the loose jaw until  it is perpendicular, and insert undur  the pan a piece of cotton wool large  enough to prevent any dust o: i-.iml  falling beneath it. as this would en  cirely hinder thes pringing of the  trap. In handling the trap and  ?a'.t_ that covers it wear a pair of  Tloves dipped in blood. When all the  traps arc properly concealed and the  surplus earth on the blanket has been  carried away.take one of the rabbits,  .md use it as a brush to remove all  laces of your feet or tools. . Then  '.scatter pieces of meat or rabbit-over  :he tiaps. It is a good plan also to  use the foot of a wolf or rabbit  use the foot ofa wolf or a cayote lo  make a series of tracks over the  ^aps, and finally when all this is  done, to, dip the tail of a beef iu  blocd and sprinkle the place. A setting of traps every two miles is con-  -idered'-'enoiigh, tut the thicker the  better.  The dust over the pan should be  a little more even'than elsewhere, a.3  wolves like to tread on a smooth  place. A piece of white cotton ar  a tuft of white feathers properly  placed often adds a good finish to  the setting, as a wolf, attracted by  the general scent of the blood will  at onco see and minutely examine the  white_obje.ct.Z Dark, stormy,   -cold  nights   are  the  best    for    the   wolf  trapper.  s  COMPANY.  SCARCITY OP CANADIAN SHIPPING  1        -    Ottawa, Oct. 18.���������For the last three  years the scarcity of Canadian shipping on the upper lakes forced a  great deal of Canadian wheat to go  by the Buffalo route which might the  ���������other way have gone by Montreal.  'This position of things is becoming  much more pronounced during the  'last few months. The congestion of  "trade on the" lakes has ..made it impossible tc procure Canadian bottoms  :and there'is an accumulation of Canadian wheat at Port Arthur and  Duluth which will be forced to go hy  ���������way of American channels unless some  arrangemont is made for relaxing the  provisions of thc      law.     Mr. Sifton.  Toronto,  Oct.  IS.���������Premier      Hardy  today announced his retirement from  public life.     The" announcement takes  the form of a letter to his constituents  of South Brant in the course of which  he says:      "At tho closo of last session I informed- my colleagues in the  government that owing to      constant  and prolonged ill health I should feel  it my duty to them as well as to the  country,  to  place  my  resignation   as  premier and attorney general    in the  hands ot tho     Lieutenant     Governor  during   the summer.      For the  same  reason   I  had desired   to  be  released  from the arduous labors of public life  prior to last session, but my colleagues  would  not then consent to my retirement.    ' The time  mentioned  is now  past, ar.d 1 have felt bound  to  press  for their assent to my resignation, and  also to^place my seat in the Legislative Assembly at the disposal of my  constituents, who have so long honored mo with their confidence. and approval.'     For somo time I have been  subject to ailments from the effects of  which  I can for the future expect at  the most but temporary      relief, and  which  I cannot conceal  from  myself  to some extent impairs my     capacity  for a  full and  satisfactory discharge  u  Use  the post  w  A  mlnlstpr of the into-ior. 1ms  K->ni,ro,i  atemporary^arrangement -whereby this \ ������' t������e Parous autfeToF my'present  S?^1.".?'    2 s,1i,ipPGJd, from *?u!ulh������r ! position  and which also compels me  Port Arthur to Canadian ports on tho - -  Georgian Bay ta     American     vessels,  ���������which will result ln tho wheat going  via Montreal instead' of Buffalo.  ���������'������������������-���������o ���������  SELECTING' THE  COMMANDER  Ottawa, Oct. 20.���������Hugh J. Macdonald  was offered thc command of tho Win-,  The |  to     hereafter load a quiet and      retired life.  Hon. Goo. W. Ross this afternoon  was sworn ln as premier and has  undertaken thc task of forming the  new government. Thc result will he  known in a few davs. Meantime it  ls stated authoritatively that J. R.  Stratton will enter the sew cabinet,  o   COLUMBIA WINS THE CUP  nipeg      company but declined  command ls likely to fall  to     Major!  Arnold,  of the 00th,  or      to  Captain.  ���������  Mackie.     Lieut. Layborn     is alroady;    New York. Oct. 20.���������The  ~ap~polatwl. " j won ttxtay by a mile.  Columbia  Havcyou tried doing business  with us'ihrough " thc post"?  B;a can serve you by mail as  well as in person.  Wc are an "old house'''���������  'have been established for htjlf  a-century and arc universally accredited with carrying  the largest and choicest stock  of Diamonds, V/aiches, Silverware and Jewelry in Canada.  Write for oneofour new and  handsome catalogues. On all  orders over $1.00, we prepay  carriage, we guarantee safe  delivery, and should you wish  it, cheerfully refund money in  full upon return of goods. This  gives you the choicest goods at  thc closestpriccsandabsolutcly  norisk.   Ji _< <S & J* t* <������  Major General French, who ls to be  appointed commander of tho British  cavalry in tho Transvaal, is an old  Canadian officer and a Nor'-Wester at  that. He organized the North West  Mounted Polico and was the first commissioner of tho force. Since leaving Canada he has with credit filled  several military posts both at homo  and abroad. He has, received thc  thanks of both houses of parliament  for his military services in that colony., The English press speaks of  him as a dashing officer. "Fighting  Tack" French, the police officer, who  was killed in the rebellion, was his  brother.    "...  INCORPORATED 1670  WOMBAT JACKETS ///;//���������  storm ctilltii', full li'iitjili,  lined    ir.'ilh     tjtiod fed  farmers satin  For $22.50 and $27.00  WALLABY JACKETS Sorter  in leiiijtli, ti, jaunty servic-  a/j/c i/urment  $2000 to $24.00  BLACK   ASTRACHAN  JACKETS   in   short   aud  'medium lemjtlis (/naravtecd  to </i,vc  tha wearer so tinfac  (ion  $25,00  to $35.00  COON JACKETS. A lan/e  lot of 1he:e scroicahte coats  in stock in short lenrjth and  ihrcc-quarler (eni/th, prices  from  L.idies' Fur Collars, Collarettes  Gauvilei Milts, Iht fix and  Boas in flic latest styles and  ���������most desirable j i'.v al prices  to sail i/oit,  THE HUDSON'S BAY SiORES  CALGARY  D. T. Piekapd  ...ASSAYER,.,. .  Gold. Silver or Lead $1.50  Copper... J  a 00  G.ild.aiid.Slh-er ,  2.00  Gnld nr Silver-and Copper  2.50  Gnld, Silver and   Lend  3.00  Gnld, Silvei, Lend and Copper..., 4,00  Prompt Attention to .Samples by  Mail,  Cash Must Accompany the Sample.  Front S'c. Revelstoke  i"T"1  JTotfiry Public,'  Hole Agent, for  '���������i-.'aajsr  Townsite  Mining-, Fire and  ,LifeInsurance . .  Oflice, Opposite. C.P.R. Deoot.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  TBADE MARKt  Designs  - f i w . -        Copyrights &c.  Anvono acndlnif n sketch and *>������"<^}P__i<?5_L?IJH  anlcklv nscortalii our opinion free whether nn  invention Is iirobnblrpatentable. Communis.  tlmi������!it.rictlrroriOileiitlal. Handbook on I'atentfl  scat tree. Olilest nizoiicy for ErcurliisjinlO-t*.  l'atcnts t.ikcn tliroucli Slmiii & Co. receive  rpcclal notice, without, clianre. In the  Ahnndsomely llln.trntod weekly. I.nree3t clp  filiation of any BCientlBn Jonrnn . 1 erm������. *.. a  yenr: four months, fl. Sold ty all newsdenlcrj.  Wf.&Co.3B,Broadwai'N8V.Yorrt(  iVraacb (Jfflco. IES f St.. Waablncton. D. C.  -Wo-Hav������-a.Good=Supply ot" " "  Building  Material  a���������d Lumber  CUT PRICES FOR SPOT CASH  Cull and see in. Wd e in IW xT'ia  REVELSTRHE iAW MIL.S  Thos.  H,  Davey  f   Trout Liuku City  Notary Public Mining and Real*  Kstnli: Broker and gent-inl Commit--,  hiini Agenl. Mined reported on and  Ehlimales K'v-cn u,r work. L'Ho ie  liable inl^oini.itiori as to claims vvoil-  iiiK and for sale in the .lihlricl. G.x,d  1 rot-pest* helii easy Wi ite or c II.  illj  ryrie Bros.,  Diamond !_erc_ant3.  Cor. Yonee ond Adelaide St*.,  TORONTO.  P. BURNS &CO  Wholesale and Retail dealers In  Prime Beef- Pork, Mutton arid  Sausage.  wy., =  trndertalEmg: urd Embalming  R. Howson & Co,,  MACKKNZIE  AVE.  ���������Retail nnaler- In Fnrnltitr .  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer  and Draymaq.  ^T FERGUSON %  II ROSSLAND  OF THE LARDEAU  Tj g Hc\ _> *"_ Tl       *s ^ie r'c^est  n"1"*^ district in British  Cofr/^riCAt^   Is right    in the   heart    of   Lardeau's  f������ryubun rchest ^^^  Now is tne Time to Invest in. Ferguson M Estate ,  And Here arc thc Reasons Why  You  Should Get ia on  the  Ground Floor of this Rising Mining Camp  First  l-s in the h.-art of the nr.ni" and so  titniitfd that it will alvyays be the  ouifitting point for all the bi������ shippers.  A g'auce at a map of the district will  'convince tlie most skeptical of this  fact.  Second :  Ths    miners   and   mine   owntrs   will  n i.e il ci Lva-'qiu-nufat Fergusoo.  Third  Next year Ferguson will have two  railw������)9, namely the Lardo Duiiein  "md the C.P.IL Both lines have been  purveyed into the town, and the Lardo  Duncan are right now clearing the  lind f.*r their new road and woi It-  shops, sidewaya etc.  Fourth :  The Silver Cup,   Sunihine,   Nettie   L,  "Towjc-r,   Tine     Fistine,   Pad.  Slii.t  Hroa   view , Old Sanorns, Silver Quetn  .Silv er Belt Tne   Korn ' Ledga   Group  Biy   Five     W^'mr,   Abbott,   Holy-  Moses Empire an I othif well kuown  properties are   tributory   to   Ferguaod  and are all within a radius of 10 miles  of the_to~vnsite.  Hovci  is   the   Golden    Opportunity  c ���������  Next summer may be too late to get in at  eround floor prices.   Advice���������Act prompt-    '  c, j  Ferguson  Is absolutely  without a rival in the Lar-  .  deaii  Distnct. -  Lots Are Selling Fast���������  Spokaue Capitalists arc reachinp after Fur-"  ytison property and expect to pull out with   - '  a handsome return, as experienced by them    ������   .  in the "early days of Kossland.  Wh? Not You .  Lots selling now at from 8150 10^8250���������  Choice Corners.  Al' information can.be procured on ���������       '__ ,  application to  F, BUKER, Local Agent,  FERGUSON TOWWSIT2.  IMPERIAL   B/\NK,  ���������OF CANADA  Head OfKco, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,Q00,0OJ  *$.S6_VU  1,33U,Q(_0  Draying: and delivery work a speclal-  FUh anrl flam** in &a������n     ty-     Taams always ready on shortest  risn ana t^amein aeasa   notic-.   contracts for jobbing taken.  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Morritt.Vlcc-Pros,   St.   Catherines  William  Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan.   T   Sutherland,   Staync-  Elias  Rodgcrs  D.  R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon.      Calgary,      Kdmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince        Albert.        Strathcona.  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario:  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingcrsoll,  Mstowel, Niagara Falls. Port  Colborne, Hat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie. St. Catherines, St.Thomas,  Toronto. Welland, Woodstock,  Hamilton. , ,  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received 3nd interest  allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial,   Municipal,  and other dctxsnturc-  purchased^  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������  Available at all pointe of Canada,  United Kingdom . United , States.  Europe, India, China. Japan, Australia, New Zealand etc. *  Gold   purchased.  This bank issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B   HE ARK.  Hu-ser RevelBtoke Brascfe.  Canadian  Pacific  Railway.  and Soo Li rib.  Days   Acrcss   the    Cpoy  tinent  by the  "IMPERIAL LIMITED"  The fastest and best equipped  train crossing tbe continent.        ������  Trains leaving lha Pacific Coaat  TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS apd  SATURDAYS connect at Foit  William with the palatial iafee  steamers "M_nitoba,"nAlberlan aqjS  f4thabasca" bctosb  the gteat lakes'  - - For    information,   time   eardft,  maps and tickets apply to  ,T. W. BRADSHAW.  Agent, Revelstoke.  E. J. Cotlb. Apst-Gen. Passenger  Agent* Vancouver. B. Cl  j-.i'Jr ~v.������,._',',-^,_.-r_~^^^  Music Folios  ol all kinds,���������Invtrncttnn Hooks for  )'l_.io. Banjo, Gulmr, Mandolin nud  OrKhii.  A  largo   assortment ol songs  and  jlieet music.  All tliu latent songs kept oil hnnd.  II noi in ������ioc_ will procure at ouee.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  ������^"MaIl   orders  Immediately   attended   to.  CHAS. P.. ilcDON'Al.11. .Manager.  McKENZIE  AVE..  KEVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL  AND GENERAL  NEWS  has  /  /     /  A. M. Pinkhiiin  of Itevelstoke  lieen unpointed u notnry pulilic.  J. Gi'iielle. nf Kiuiiloojis, registered  at tho Hotel Revelstoke on Monday.  The City Bund intend to givo n  concert in lhe o[iei-n house on Friday  liiKht.  - C. 13. Hume tetiirned cm Saturday  eveninc from a business trip to Trout  Lake City.  H. A. Biown returned on Monday  iiinming fiiuii a shooting expedition  to Sieaiuous.  Aid. \V. M. Brown und T. J. Guerin  left on Sunduy morning on a business  visit to Ferguson.  The Knights of Pythian are making  HiTiingi'iiH-nts for ii danco in the opera  house un Nov, 10th.  M. C. Bi'iniud, a rising member of  the Ciilgnry liar, was in tovvn on Monday, en i-oiite from the co'ist.  J. Kerniighan hus lieen gazetted  license i.miniUMOner for the" district  in place nf B. K. Atkins, promoted.  Geo. Liifnrnio and Mrs. I-iUformc  left tnvvn fnr their ranche nt Big Bend  on Saturday with a puck traiii of  supplies for the winter.  J. J. Young, of tho Calgary Herald,  and VV. F. Cochrane, a wealthy cattleman of McLeod, Alta., are on a visit to  the Nettie L. this week.  A letter dated Oct. 7th, received this  morning from l)r. Paget states that he  and his sister were to sail Iiy the  Teutonic on the 18th inst.  \V. Molson Macpherson. president,  aiid Samuel Finlay and II. Marklimd  Molson. directors of ihe Molsons hunk,  were in tovvn on Monday.  ' Atljt. Mrs, Langtry, of the Salvation  Army Rescue Home, Spokiino. is to  conduct a series nf special meetings in  Revelstoke this weekend.  Construction work on the C. P. It.  line from Lardo has heen suspptided,  but the Knslo & Lardo Duncan are  still pushing construction.���������Kootenaian.  I. A. Edsnn and bride returned on  Monday from tlieir wedding tour to  the coiist and have taken up their  residence in J. Laugh ton's house on  Fourth street.  The sale of the effects "of the bite S.  H. Bolton, wliich was conducted by  Crage & Mayne, auctioneers, yesterday, was very .successful, tlie lots  fetching good prices.  An excellent article on the Laforme  creek camp hits been received from our  special   correspondent,   bnt owing  to  Ijressure   on   nnr   space,   vve   have to  uild it over until Saturday.  W.S.Fot'd. agent for Stuart fi Bird's  NOTE AND COMMENT.  Eugene V. Debs' lecture last Monday niglit contained'much food for  rellcctiiiti. It is becoming quite obvious to those who take any care to  observe the social movements going  on boforo their eyes, that tlie present  state of things is only transient. In  fuct it is the rapidity of the evolution  now taking place which perhaps its  most striking feature..-.? The introduction of machinery among the weavers  of ..'Lancashire and the cutlers and  woolen .spinners of Yorkshire only  took place when our tiithc'i's were  boys. Since then civilized society has  run the whole gamut from the individual workman toiling at the loom iu  his own cottage to the gigantic iwiiiii-  factui'ing trusts of the day, which are,  one may almost say, flic creatures of  this very decade, which now is drawing to a. close. In great cities the  economic changes, .whicli aie so rapidly  evolving, are more" noticeable than in  the smalt communities of a nevv country like British Columbia. Still we  cannot, and do riot, escape entirely  from their influence and the veiy fact  of our newness causes not, a few Lo ask  whether it would not he as well to  follow the lead of our sister colonies  in Australasia and introduce some of  the socialistic ideas, such as the Government ownership of railroads, telegraph lines nnd other branches of  highly [organized business, while the  stage is still comparatively speaking  clear. The ideas comprised under the.  term of the Co operative Commonweal ch are very attractive and this  rising and progressive province of  Western Canada seems tn the Hekald  to be n very possible stage for the  experiment of some of Iheni in the not  far distant ful lire.  Yesterday morning the citizens of  Revelstoke took part in an event  unique iu the history of lhe Dominion,  namely the despatch of Canadian  troops to fight the battles of the  Empire outside of the boundaries of  Canada, The.Transvaal affair means  not onlv that a Boer conspiracy to  seize South Africa is heing crushed.  It has been taken advantage  of by the  ���������Side splitting farce. "The Painter's  Apprentice," on the27tli.  ���������The Georgia Camp Meeting cuke  walk on the 27th the best ever in town.  ���������In the opera house on Friday.  Laugh O'Coon schottische with chorus.  ���������The 'G rn nel Fantasia, "Helief of  Ekonie," at tho Band Boys conceit on  Friday.  ���������Don't fail to hear Tappi ng's comic  song ou Friday, October 27th. nt  Tapping's theatre.  ���������Headquarters in Nortli Kootenay  for photographic supplies at Canadiau  Drug it Book Co., Itevelstoke.  ���������Slater's vubber-soled boots, the  vuiy thin ur fov cold wen thei. A big  lino just openedatC 13. Hume & Co's.  ���������A carload of apples just in from  the Coldstream ranche at 0. B. Iluiiiii  it Co.'s.  boxes.  They can   bu   hud   in   301b.  Farce Comedy Co.,   which  plays  here   colonies of Great Britain to  furnish  a  tomorrow night.-, vvas formerly a. err.ind  officer of the Brotherhood of 'Railroad  Conductors. He met Mr. Debs here  vvho spoke in his tlieatio in Porllntid  a year ago.  A good , programme has been arranged for the athletic and smoking  concert. which Billy Hawkins, the  champion light- weight of Canada, has  got up for tonight in the opera house.  It _ includes singing, dancing, club  swinging, etc.  The Orange Lodge intend to hold a  Royal Arch meei ing nnd supper on t.he  evening of November 6th. as Nov. 5th.  date of the Gunpowder Treason and  Plot, falls this year on a Sunday. A  coniiniltee i.s arranging a vocal aud  musical programme.  A. E. Kincaide returned last week  from the Nettie L and reports the. property as looking in first-class shape.  The ore sheds are novv completed and  the cahhis overhauled and put into*  shape for the miners vvho vvill be put  on for a winter's work of thorough  development."  Eugene V. Debs and L. W. Rogers,  liis manager, were guests at thu City  hotel dining their stay in town oil  .Monday and Tuesday. This is Mr.  Debs first tour- in Canada, and his  -piiesent-niissioii-is-to-ger_labo!L_ciigan-_  ized and capable of concerted action.  He will repeat his visit next spring.''  On Monday evening next at the Epworth League meeting in the Methodist church. R. P. Pettipiece will give  an interesting address on the subject  of "Christian or Practical Socialism."  A musical and vocal program me is also  heing arranged for the evjiiinn.  Everybody is invited to come and  spend a social hour together.  In our report of the reception tn the  B. C. contingent vve omitted to mention thu presentation of two handsome I'Oiiqtiets tn the soldier? bv Mi-i  Jean Sutherland and Miss Francis  Lawson. The Hkiiald was requested  to tender the thanks of l.lw- member.  of tbe continaeii'. to llie" residents of  Revelstoke for lbe hearty reception  tendered to them.  Geo. S. Hogan., r.f Toronto, arrived  in the city nn Saturday to" take over  the management of the Surprise  lrfiindry. Mr. Hogan has had a large  experience in the laundries nf Toronto,  and cnines highly reconimendc .1. The  management nf the Surprise laundry  vvill tpine no pains to h.-ixe cveiythintr  up to date, and as a lne.il indnslrv  should receive the support of all loyal  , citizens.  Rev. Mr. Abbott, cf the Church of  Ireland, who .-petit Sunduy heie on a  visit to his cousin. Chief Despatchet-|  T. Downie. was kind enough tn take  service in St. Peter's in the evening.  A fair congregation was present for  Filch a short notice. Mr. Abbott's  kindness vvas all the more appreciated  when it. was learned that, he was far  from vvll and had in fact, been obliured  to spend the afternoon in bed. The.  reverend gcnllemen left mi Monday  nmrnir.g for Vancouver to visit Mr.  Willi'im Downie. thc C. P. It. superintendent theie.  striking object lesson of the solidarity  of the Empire tn her enemies. What  has been clone on this occasion .is only  a sample of what, wnuld lie done if tlie  Empire were in any real danger.  From the number .of applications  received by the lieadqnaiteis in this  province, it, is plain that without the  least trouble the whole Canadian contingent of 1,000 could'haye been raised  in British Columbia, alone, while in the  older provinces of the Dominion whole  battalions would be eager Lo sail if Lhe  Imperial Government would only be  obliging enough to require their services. This is the prime significance  of the despatch of the contingents���������  tint the quarrel of the Empire, no  tinnier where, is the quarrel of every  part of it, and not only, as heretofore,  of the mother country. The Imperial  idea has grown strong enough that  men are willing to fight for it, whether  tbey live in Yorkshire or Ontario, in  Natal or Nevv South "Wales. Imperial  federation is no longer*a' theory. That  absurd old gentleman, President  I__iiiigei..hns_sii_(__ce.eded-in revealing .tp  the enemies nf the Empire that it is an  accomplished fact.  ���������Tho pure Java and Mocha coffees  are the best that can lie procured.- A  big consignment just in at C. B. llunie  & Co.'s.  ���������The nobbiest huts in tovvn are  Stetson's Fedora and Hard Hals. C.  13. Hume have n large selection iu  brown and black.  ���������Don't sulfur vvith coughs and  colds when you can get a bottle of  Syrup of SVhiti" Pine Tar at the  Canada Drug & Book Co.  ���������Yon will miss the best thing of  your life, if yon don't hear Mr. Simmon's, (late of the Royal Scots Band,  Montreal) alto solo cm on the 27th.  WANTED.  Position us governess,  competent  tenelier.  Address:   Hutu Parmer, Homer St..Vancouver.  TO RENT.  Four rooms und Bath room with vv. c.  Apply to Robt. Gordon.  We Are Going Out of One  of Our Branches  sxsxsxsxsesxss������������������  Having found that our premises are  too small to handle to advantage quite  all the lines we now carry, we have decided that, for the present, we shall  Close Out  Our Dry Goods  At Selling Out Prices.  Our new Fall and Winter Goods are to  hand, but they will go in with our  total and eomplete stock of Dry Goods  and be offered to you at  Cost..  LOST.  A Gold Rroach vvith a diamond in the centre  between the C. 1'. It. depot and McCarty's  Butcher Shop. A reward will be paid to the  Under cr. leaving it at the Ur.n.iU) ollice.    Hi  TO RENT.  A first-class new 7-roomed residence on Third  Street to rent.   Applv Ior particulars at the  Heuai.d Oflico.   -    ,  3������_������!X_i_������������������SX-"  Watch Our Windows on Mondav Morning for Criterion.  <S������_X5������G������������������������S)������  We are determined to close out our  entire stock of this line, and devote  our attention solely to Men's Furnishings, Clothing, Hats and Caps, Etc.,.  Men's, Women's and Children's Boots  , and Shoes.   And House Furnishings.  gX_������������5)������������������������������(3  Our Dry Goods Closing Out  Sale ���������  Commences on Monday  '������������������   Next  Odtober 23rd,  And is for Cash Only.  LADIES* EMPORIUM  Till lib Stiiuet, Ckntkb.  Opposite Covvim Hlock.  A full assortment of all the latest  novelties in fancy goods just opened,���������Ladies' hygeian underwear,  special line of combination childrens' togues, tams and napoleons.  dp-Stumping done to order.  M. K Lawson.  i<4&'it^M*'h'Mrl^'bi'Hr*-kfrk'A������frlrk  The Taylor  Block,  SXSOSXS������  McKenzie   Avenue,  ,  Guy Barber,  Watchmaker  and  Jeweller -���������^  C. P. H.    W.VTCII  iNHPKCTOn.  Watches  Clocks and Rings  BUST IN THK WOULD  flay-All repair work guaranteed.  j;     McKenzieAvo.   REVELSTOKE.     $  * _���������  ���������***+*+**+******'*++*'1"***'M������.  $10.00  Over ioo Records to Choose From.  This riiniioitraph Is dourer, louder, and less  liable to get out ol order than many higher  priced machine*!. As a llreshle entertainer  during wen'Old evening.) the phonograph cannot be surpassed. All the latest son^s, bund  pieces, instrumental solos, medleys, comic  recitations, etc., us heard In Mew York, London and I'arla.  CHAS. J. AMAN.  NOTICE.  Notice ts hereby glvon that CO dava alter  date, I Intend to apply to the Chief Comnili*_���������  sioncr of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase ion acres ot land In West Kootenay  district, ou Pool Crook, described as follows:  Commencing at a post at the confluence of  Bear anil Pool Creeks, marked "W. 11. Jackson's North West: Corner Post"; tlience east  ���������10 chains; thenco south -10 chains; thenco west  40 chains; llieueo north 40 chains to point ol  commencement.  _,    , ,'���������'������������������        W.H.JACKSON.  Tool Creek, Octobor Sth, 1899. 83-101  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 00 days alter date  I Intend to apply to tlie Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase  IRI) acres nl land in West Kootenay district on  Pool creek, described ns follows; Commencing  at a post at tho conlluein'o of Bear and Pool  iirceks marked "VV. A, Strutt's North East  Corner Post "; thence south 20 chains; thenco  west 80 chains; thenco north 20 chains; thenco  east 80 chains to point of coinmonoement.  IV. A. STIIUTT.  Pool Creek, October f.th, 1899. 8a.l01  ''Gold  Bus: Fractional " Mineral Claim.  Situate iu the Trout Lake MfninK Division ol  Wost  Kootenav District.   Whero located:  Wesi of and adjoining the Silver Cup Mineral Claim.  . TAKK   NOTICU that  I, Edgar A. Bennett,  *rci) Miner's Certificate No. 17383 A, Issued at  Kevolitoko on the Srd November, 1898, as agont  for nml on behnll of Sunshine I.i,oiled, Hrcs  Miner's Certlnciiie Fo. H.1.VJU1, Issued al Rev-  ulstnki' ou the suit May, ISO'.), intend, GO days  from iho date hereof, to apply  lo thu Mining  Recorder for n t'erllliciiio ol Improvements for  lho purpose, of obtaining a Crown Grant of tha  above Mineral Claim.  And  further take  notice that action under  section   X"   must  bu  coiiiinciiceil   heloro  tho  Issuance of such Corllllciiteot Improvements.  Dated autli September. 189U.  7S-96 ���������"DtiAK A. BENNETT.  NOTICE. '  Notice Is hereby given thai CO (lavs aftor dato  1 Intend lo apply to tho Chief Commissioner  ol I.anils and Works Ior permission to purchase  'WO acres of land in West Koolenay district, on  rlsh Itiver, described as lollovvs: Commcnclnc:  nl ii post at the tumuli of Sablo creek, on tho  west bank of Willi river marked " A. Allan's  Soiuh Kasl Corner I'ost." thenco north fallowing lhu iiieatiderliiKs ot Fish rlvor 80 chains;  thence west to chains; thenco souih 80 chains;  thence east 40 chains to point ol commencement.  Vli.li Klver, Sept. 19th, 1SS19.  A. ALLAN,  Vli-93 By bis agent, W. B. Holloway.  *_"I"X"I"X'-l"I"i-"t"l7^'l."I"I"_i"_l"I"t"I"l?'l"X"-i"-t"l?'l^  R. S. WILSON,  City  Merchant  Tailor   V5������5~35&X15yKSatt'A&tt'7ZZW7&2tt5Vik������������F&iZ&ZE&E!������3&0  t  *  t  ���������it  4<  ���������.  ���������}<  ���������Ji    ���������.  ���������fr    ffiJ^-Ncvv slock, and latest fashion  ���������Ji   ��������� plates'list in.  1-*'H"I"T"T-?';t"I"I-T":.*I'>I'1"T������H"t"i"l"I������I"I"f'  Revelstoke, B.C.  ���������fr  ���������fr  z  z  z  ���������fr  ���������fr  ���������fr  ���������fr  ri.  ���������fr  z  ���������fr  ���������&y*&&&*a&^VL'iwc-i>-.M w^j.i.v.V'V'-.'.'Sa.wt-jiv^v  Rcvelstoke, B.C.  Ol'.ice at F. linker's real estate office, First Street, cast  fc������fl  ol &,.  IS  0  V* ,''l  f'C?5  Ityit Works on Four lh Street.  'ij-.'' the Mucous Bunk.  'i-ii /735^-Fiiiiillv and Imiel laundry work a specialty.  #ll JC-SF-N" C.li*lnusu employ. (1. K&  C'^'J All work called for and delivered.       Call������, face of charge, vvill be made Mondavi: and v������5  rt'-T', Wi'iIiiomIiiv.      Parcels ior lhc laundry inuy be loft at any time at the olllee, (Mi. {!���������*&  K.j2 linker's, oil First, Street., ���������c&J  **       ��������� ��������� -      ���������    ���������  ��������� ��������� <m  m  F. Buker, Proprietor.  (?a ���������~^r?'7ir'-^r--'^'i-.i.'^~?\'"i&rt'7i.''r^'S!*l'-*F& sfiv&x,  i>..V ...*.; _?..../C''ilw~i^s-',3>o'wiw^  Revelstoke Upera House  ONE NIGHT ONLY.  Thursday, October "26th, 1899  (TO-MORKOW NIOIIT.)  The Stuart and Binl Farce Comedy in the Cyclone Comedy of  Pa=~ Pa  The drum maior of ail Farce Comedies.  _e_ne_.  refre-hlnx- bright, clever j-pecialties.  popular price".  *"C0_fcKc"sCrvcn*5(iiifs-o.riBl(^at-(da-.iad(i.--Drijg_V_-  Book Cn. o  Coming Attractions.  Of the Stuart and Bird's Comedy Co  .who appear at the Revflstoke opera  house tomorrow nipjht, the Portland.  Oreeoninn says:  The Stuart comic players amused a  larpre audience at Corilurap's theatre  last S-iltudiiy night. The company is  u 6tronK one and seems, to have their  business of fun making well learned.  The three act farce of "Pana" was well  caste and went off vvith a. dnsh. It.  was in specialty work, however, that  tho players showed their greatest  merit. The cake walk being the hest  ���������we have had for some time. The  entire hill was asuccession of clever  hits some- of the turns heing np to  the best-done on theOrphiuua circuit.  THE BEATRICE BONDED-  To Chicago Capitalists; Consideration  $150.000.���������The New Owners Intend  to Push Development Immediately.  Sunday's Nelson Miner snys: Patience  like virtue has its own reward, and  -Mr. II. O. McCulloch in now in a fair  way to reap Ihe rewind of some IS  month* negotiation* in connection  with the Beatrice mine, The history  of iln'ie negotiations need not he  repeated now, but Mr. McCulloch ha.,  -ucceeded in intere.-ting Chii'iitco pur-  ties in tlie propertv, -ind tbey havo  taken up the Beef Bros.' bond on it.  The riiiiMili'iaiiou naiiied in the bond  is SlSi.OOO to be paid in several payments. No cash payments vvas paid  down. The Beatrice"mine is situated  about six miles nnrt.hvve.-t nf Ferguson  in the Trout. Lake district, and belong.'"  to Boiic-hcr Bio... and Fullmer. The  ore i.-iti, high grade galena cirrying  grey copper and gold. It is similar in  rlinrncter to thnt of Hie Silver Cup.  the Nettie L., and several properties in  that.promising mining district. The  vein iiiattt-l1 is (juartz, and is about 12  feet wide, vvith a rich paystreak nboi.it  two feet in width. It. is considered  a true fissure and traverses a schist  formation. Three carloads of the ore  have been shipped to the Hall Mines  smelter, and netted the shippers 8103  a ton. after deducting a charge of_ 814  for freight and treatment. Itis to !.������>  hoped in the neai1 future toreduce this  charge to 8S per ton.'I A rawhide trail  four miles long vviil be built immediately which will connect, vvith the  Fish creek wagon road, dovvn which  the ore will he hulled to Comaplix, a'l  the head of the Arrow lakes.  About 31)0 feet, of development work  has been done on the. pioperty, consisting mainly of Rhaft work and tunneling, and it is the intention of the  new owners to put a force of men to  work immediately and to vigorously  push development with a| view to  placing the property on a permanent  shipping basis as soon as possible.  Knights of Pythias  FIP.ST  Annual  Ball^_  The mi-Tiber.* of Cold Range Lodge No. 2C will  give a GKAXIi HALL in the Opera Hon";, on  Friday,  November 10th.  Admission ll.V), Including Supp.-r.  * First Cla������������i Orchc������tra.  ���������ji'-L.t "J"*, rt .���������     V* i>v  ���������  A.-N. SMITH  BAKER,  GR0CER -  ANDGQNrEGTj9NER  ������32F~I have accural the services of W. Kault, a  nr-si class bakur from the cast.  Flour bought in carload lots.  Free Delivery, ���������Prompt Servico.  Victoria Hoad li~nst, Hevelstokc.  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 86,  J. Savage  Dealers in..  Farm Produce  Fruits  Fish    "  Fowls  Game in Season.  Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Let us quote you pric-s  nn your winter's supplv  of vegetables. You will  sum moii^y and get a  butler quality of produce.  TheHEBAl.'D is in receipt of the  statistical Year Book for 1808. The  hook, which is published by the Department of Agriculture, may be described as the condensed essence of  the DoniinioiiBlue Books. It is handy  in form and full of course r-f valuable  and up to date information of every  kind.       ��������� ." ." l! ."  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery.  Hardware-aM-IinsmithiM,  To injure pct\pe of mind as rogrtrds safety of your stoves, get onr  vxpurlence in putting your stoves up properly. We never u.s<_  pHt.;nt pipe; we never rci'ommcnd lliem. ��������������������� they are not Mtfc.  tlet our own make of stovepipe*; nil rivetled, and thohiimo  prico aa the unsafe kind. ������tf~'^'*i *re daily exptctinp a carload  of hfjatinjr Moves; nil of GtimevS bust makes. It will pay you  to wait and inspect our stock. " We .set all stoves up free. huM  leave them in irnod work dip order. ������_0^*Don't forget about that  furnace you need for this winter.  W. M. Lawrence.  N'.'-_ly Built. N"wly Furnished.  Lighted by Electricity.  ?l.oo Per Day.  The City Hotel  Robt. Calev,  Prooric.tor.  ""it Wine, Liifion and CIkhm.  .._._��������� _._-.1.1._-._-.���������__..-.. ���������1. --  Ili-(.(J.iiiarrci*4 for Ilailwiy Men,  f2ZjriiAZi^da/Zir:';~v-jr*u'X"j+*zJs.-"^t  Jas. I. "W"oodrow  UTCHKR,  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, "Etc.  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptlv filled.  !^^'_l^.s. RBYE]^0KE,B.G.  Lest We Forget ���������  SPORTSMEN I The .shnotlni! season beinp;  close at hand IlAiuiY W. Uowauds Imu's to  ihtink his patrons for past favors, and alMi  . rcspectlullv cull the aileiition of the public fnr anil near to his business advertise-  ment.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Boor Heads,   Birds. Animals, Etc.,  preserved  aud mounted. - .  THIltn STREKT. EASTOKSC1IOOLIIOI7SH.  '��������� Free Coinage " Mineral Claim.  Situate in  tho Trout l.nke Milling Division ol  Wost   Kootenay District.     Where located:  Soutlicrlv from and adlointiiK the Silver  Cup Mineral Claim, on Silvor CupJIIIll.  Tako notico that I, Kilirar A, Ilonnctt, Free  Minors Certilieate No. 17"W3 A, Issued at Revelstoko on the Srd day of November, 1608, aa  acent for anil on behalf of Thos. Dunn (F.M.C.  ~vii.201G{i, issued at Vancouver on tli������31at May,  lSsil) nnd W.M. Farrell (F.M.C. No. 45'22c, issued  at Vancouver ou, the 4th Octobor,18!l8) Intend,  Bll days from the date hereof, to apply to ths  Mlniim Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purposo ol obtaining a crown  grant ol the above mineral claim.  Aiul further take notico that action under  Section 37 must bu commenced before thu issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  EDGAR A. BENNETT.  Dated this Mtli day ol September, 1899.    77-95  No. 145.  Certificate of the Registration of an Extra  Provincial. Company.  "COMi'.vxius Act, 1897."  " Boston and British Columbia Copper  Mining and Smelting* Company."  Rcgistereil tho 13th day of September, 1889.  T IIEI'BUY CKRT11"Y that I have this day  1 registered lho" Boston and lirilish Columbia  Copper Mining and Smelting Company," as an  Exlra Provincial Company under trio "Companies' Aci, 1K97," to carry out or effect all or  any ol tho objects hereinafter set forth, to  which the leiiislaiive authorllv'of the Legislature of Uritish Columbia extends  Thu head office of the Company is situate at  Portland,Stale of Maine, U. S. A.  The amount of ihu cm.Hal ot the Companv  f:i.iKMl,OllO, diviiled into :!lil),00l)sbares of fin each".  The head ollice of the Company in this Province is situate at Revelstoko. and John M.  Pcotl, barrlstcr-at-law, whoso address Is Revel-  sluice, aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.    .  The objects for wliich the Company has been  established are:���������  'i'o engiitxc. in tlie businc.s of mining, smclt-  inici and rellnlitjr. and c;onerallv to curry "u  inining and inetiilluriiical operations aiul lu-  ciiluntal thereto to explore, develop and operate mines or .otherwise handle or dispose of  the some: to ongnge in a general trading or *  transportation busi ness; to buy,sell,rentor lense  all kiinK of property; anil 'tu do all thiilcn  necessary or convenient in carrying on any  branch of the said bii.sincsw; to borrow money  when required in the business, giving notes or  bonds therefor, with or without socnrltv, and  to sell, endorse and negotiate notes, stnekii,  bonds, and other evidences of Indebtedness  received by 11 In its business.  lliven under my hand and seal of office a!  "'ieturta. Province of Briiish Columbia, thin  lllth day of September, one thousand ctt.ht  hundred and nitictv-nine.  "I..S." ,        ".       S. Y. WOOTTON,   -  7S.SI Registrar of Joint Slock Companion.  ^e^SSeS ^^^'/^*^/^1<=^S^s5saGfcc5������iK  FIRE INSURANCE,  ��������� I  AU classes oX insurable covered  nt fair and equitable rates.  LIFE INSURANCE  Policies��������� non-forfeitable,   guaranteed values, ca-.li hum values,     .  throughout the history ol tho   it  policy.  MONEY TO LOAN,  vj   Rents  70   Collected.  on-good-businosii-or-restdoiitial^S).  property. ft*  S__-~S'  FAYETTE BUKER,  K  .JS  ���������^^5������'aS^3^^������������^������^33g5s5?SSys������  ���������_t't'__7'i''_''l''lf_'_'_,'M:'i'_���������_'_'_-_��������� _*���������>_��������� _,4'_''Ij  At  e     a  Ijiraeand Well Llghicl  Sample Rooms   Heated bv Ilo*. Air nnd Clrctrlc  Bells and Light in ev.ri room  Free line Meets All Trains  Ili-n.onabJ.. !<->...���������>   lHOTZL    /IOTOBIAj   JOHN' V. PI-JitKS,  I'ltoi'itiK-rfiit.  ."���������iijht   Orlll Room in l*oiin*-ciion for tiie coiivodI.'iii-c of Cue'.  Arriving and Ilep'trtillg by Nigbl Trail"..  Ho'^rlv Street r'ar��������� 1*0,-.  K"t>-.j"i. Hotel and .-tat'on.  !l\J.������''.j  That's onr Specialty. Wc also carry a  line ol Watches, Silverware, Gnld anil  Silver Novelties; all kinds of Jewelry.  KM. ALLUM,  M1NKRAL ACT 18%.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  "WAYKJiT.rcv" Mineral claim .sltuato on tho  Kevelstoke Division of West KooUnuy.  Where located: Downie Creek.  'TAKK NOTICE that 1, Thoiuut. Graham, an  Agent for the Waverlev Mine Limited,(foreign>  Free-Miner's Certificate No. \\. I2l!U, intend  sixty davs from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining itcconler for u Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Ami  further hike notice that notion under  section 'il must be comm������noed before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this iGtli day of August, IfiW.  THOMAS GRAHAM.  '2,500 IJyUI^IEIE^S  To work in tho MetalllforouiTMines dfvhritisfcT1  Columbia at the following prices per day o  eight hours:���������  Hand  drillers,  $3.00;   machine  men, JSS0;  miners iu shafts, ?3.50 to Jf.OOr carmen. $3.5l>  to IS 00; shovellers. J_!.B0; laborers,?'2.50; blacksmiths, SflLoli to 41.00;   tlmbcrmc'ii, 53.EO to $1.00.  Applv to Tho Silver-Lend Mines Association,  , 77-lf - Sandon, Uritish Columbia.  * Tho LcadliiR  2       * Watchmaker and Jovvclsr.  !|,  First Street, next door to IIerald oflico.  ������������������fi'+-H^-'M''i''l''l'+*'M''l'+'Hr4-;5''f'f'H'  $300 Cash  Will buy Tvvo Lots In tho ltiaing        ���������   '  Mining Tovvn ol FERGUSON   ceftbt  Leave   your Orders   for  Crow's Nest.  Puss Coal.....  Price delivered from Curs,  $7.50  ���������J0RN B. SIBBALD  Draying and Express.  Having bought out D. Henderson's  draying ond cxiircs business, I am  prepared to do all kinds of work ln ray  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  .()(._.  LOCALITY���������ON   TIIE MAIN  STREET.  , ft���������:; .-t'-rr- :?r  I  i.^  Irtl  \,i--J '-'.   -^  :-���������:  [V  Pectoral Balsam  Has .earned for itttclf a reputation  A3 being a safe, reliable and r-ffcu-  Ivc remedy for all cough.", coldn  and dlRcases of apnlinonary noture.  Prepared in  25c. and .Tip. little*.  FIELDS BEWS  Druggists and StatioTiers.  Anthracite Coal...  __*__������_- FURNACI. AND STOVE COAL  Price per ton fur Stove Coal delivered front Cars���������$9.00  " " Furnace Coal delivered from Cars���������$$.50  F. McCarty, - Revelstoke, B, C.  This is the Ground Floor Price  Apply for particulars to  F BUKER,  Local Agent, Ferguson Townsite, Hevelstokc...  Subscribe for ard Support "JflE HERALD "  MISS STEELE.  Teacher of Music, Drawing, and Paintinjrin  oil and water color. French, Latin, Mathematics.  MUFiciiO cents per lesion of one hour.  pupils allowed daily practice on piano free  of charge.  CRAGE &  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Auctioners  3X16 Valuators  Sole Agents for the Smelter Townsite of Revelstoke, B.C.  -F. W. McGregor.  Telephone J. Savage i Co.  Agent for the  Celebrated Morris Plaon.  A. H. HOLDICH    *  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST       II  AND ASSAYER.  Roval School of Mines, London.    Seven yearn  at "Morfa  Works,  Swansea.    17   years  Chief  Cboml't. to Wigan Coal and Tron Co.,  Eng.  Late Chemist and As������aver, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  o     Revelstoke, B.C.  FROMEY & CLAIR,  .... Contractors ....  BRICK, STONE and PLASTEBING,  EXCAVATING, SEWtRAOE,  STREET GRADING.  Contracts Taken.  Securiiv given as calle4 for.  'Material furnished If noeesanry..  FIRE, LIFE   A*D   ACCIDENT   ASSURAKCE  When you reach Ferguson, B.C..  Stop at the ___________________������.  Hotel Lardeau  J. LiCSHTOM, Proprietor.  Best f^Wa dny bouse in the Lardeau.���������Best  of euisftw1 jerricr.���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest vifnes, liquors and cigars.���������Heart-  qiiaTters for miners aDd mining men.���������Well,  lighted a_d heat ail mams, iiaiilj taintit.ii

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