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 /  I 1  A   .'    ������ i ���������*        /J     .-1  (j,'sAj~ilr-.,, .-' / >    /-i- friX  -ISSTTIED  ^^^^TtoDIOSDATS j -A-^XD    SATURDAY  Vol. IH.    No. 89.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance*.  >^^^^^^  NOTE AND COMMENT.  THE  MOST  COMPLETE  AND  LARGEST  STOCK  OF  Ever Exhibited  in Revelstoke...  Just Opened Up.  "We have been extremely  fortunate in securing' the  sole agency for Revelstoke  for pobitively the best brand  of Eubbeh Goods on the  market to-day, namely the  "Maltese Cross Brand"  STUB PROOF.  1  They are certainly the best  weaving and most comfortable claps of Rubber Goods  ever put on sale in Revelstoke. And we venture to  say that our btock in every  line is'the most comple and  largest in this,city.  000  Every thing that represents a reliable, well regulated up-to-  dato Clothing Department, the chtu-acteristic-features of winch;  are its completeness nud worthiness. Our ideas about the .  Clothim* business arc manifested by the dependable stocks wc  carry the variety, of worthy styles we show and the easy  prices we make throughout. It took time, money and great  , -       ,        Uns to develop the business to that degree of excellence it  r^SS^ffi  and  is  an evidence or the conhdence we  - have Vdned  a confidence we shall always continue to ment and sustain.        -  Newsier talk can do little justice to these  comprehensive stocks       At best we  can  m"rely hint of what we have and leave the rest for a personal vtsit.  print these brief details to-day: f    <���������  It bus  become  quite  appiucnt th.it  the Boers are finding Genernl While  and his little handful of Briiish sol-  diets n great deal more thnn  u  match  foi them.     It   may be  true  th.it the  resources of the Transvaal in the w.iy  of numbers   were underestimated by  the war offic e.   The fact prob.ilily is  tlu\t there are large numbers of N.ital  and Cape Colony Dutch and Uitlunders  of other than British  nationality in  their ranks.   But on the other hand j  their   capacity   as   iiregnlnr   gueiilliil  troops and "a.   marksmen  must have  been   just   as   much   overruled.   The  surprises and  lightning dashes have  been mnde by our own troops and the  Boers hnve never been lendy for tlicm.  And it seems almost, incomprehensible,  how it is that  men armed  with  the  hest rifles and supposed to be the finest  miirksmen in the world,  cannot actually     prevent   Tommy  Atkins  from  coming to close quarters.   So far tlieir  only success has been due  to nn accident, in which tieachery  in  nil probability had a very large share.   Gen.  White  has   so  far  done  everything  South African Railways  In South Africa theie  .ue  live  rail  way  systems.   Thiee nie _dwned   by  the Cape Government and are  known   ^S!  as the Western, Midland and Eastern,  The Western runs fi om  Capetown  to  Johannesburg. 1015 miles, the Eastern  from East London to Pretoiia thiough  Orange Ftee Estate, 004 miles,   and  the  Midland from Port Elizabeth   to   Pretoria nlso  through  the  Oiange   Free  State.   7-11   niiles.      At   Springfotitein  Junc'lion in Hip Oiange Fiee State the  three roads meet.    The Natal   government railway is tlie one now being defended by  Gen White at  Ladvsmith.  I 111 uns from Dm ban to  Pietcui.i.  Ml  I miles, pissing  throughlPii'lerniiinitz-  burg.   the   Natal    capital. '71   miles  Ladysmith 10!) und .foluiniit'sburg ASo.  At. Liidysmith  a  branch   diverges  to  Ilnrrisfi.ilh in the Orange Free  State.  61 mi Ies,    The ro.ul fiom  Delagoa Bay  to   Johannesburg   is   known    as   the  Netherlands Soulli  Afiir.in   Railway.  It is the shortest loutc fiom the con-t  to Johannesburg, which it reaches in  397 miies.  WINDING UP THE YEAft  lessor's   Report   Values the  Town at $700,000.  Knights of Pythias Dance  The clnnce given by the Knights of  Pythias in the opera house last night  was a most, enjoyable affair. The hall  was beautifully decorated, gi eat ci edit  heing due to Mis. Gill for her untiring  efforts and aitistic taste in convening  That's   why   we  demanded of*.him.   He has  held  the I it   into   an   elegant   and  eoi.ifoitable  ���������f"      , i  ,     ���������  ��������������� t   Ivilli-onm     The stage was furnished as  gatoofNatiil and  managed to inflict   ���������������*- moom.    ������111      im-  R -- I  1 _._..i.v 1 nor 1 nriin.  while   tne   ielt*  \\ mp  verv   serious, lo&ses   and    teach    the  COURT  OF  REVISION   CHOSEN  . -      1  The Voters' List to Be Prepared and  Closed on December 4th.���������A Further  Issue of $2,000 Worth of Debentures  Authorized.���������A Balance of $1,000 Left  on Hand Out of the Former Issue,  When Everything is Paid Up.  The city council met as usual lns6  night: all piesent.  COMMUNICATIONS.  The provincial secretary suggested  that the time had now arrived for lho  rity council to lind other qnnrteis;  trustees of Presbytei inn chinch asking for a sidevv-ilk to tin* chnri-h; City  Band, asking for a grant, referied to  finance commit tee; piovinci.il secie-  t.iry, asking the council to reimburse,  the province for tho use of their fuel  and light.  Tlie cleik was instructed to ask  the  provincial   secretiny  for   the( use   of  their present quarters till others cciu'd  be procured.  assessor's report.  \  The assessor repoi ted the  following  totals of the assessment:  Men's- Clothing  Men's Serge ������'J^ Twl,l,aQSnil%1?,t" |Vi  Men's Woisteil S.uq.ie Suits, til) tij S.U  Men's Ul-.ti.i~. ^^UT^u^W  Men's Wateipiocf Coals. $3 lo "UO.  Men's Pea Jackets. $7 to SylO.  Men's Trousers, $1 to $1.00.  Lumbermen's  Stub Proof  B,ubbers  II envy soles, nothing.like them  for wear nn.l i-oiutoi t. ever sold  in   Norlh     Kootenay.        Snug  III oof. .iust the  puns-thing for  "'    loinihTiulsirKTwiifk". ,"*\\ c have  -'   them i'i laced, anel one and tvvo  buckles. - - v  Lumbermen's  , Ordinary  1 Rubbers  1, 2 and 3 buckles, exceptionally  good feu- evei yd.iy wear.  Youths' Clothing  Youth'-' T'veed and Serge Suits, $4 SO to S0.50.  Youths' Ulstcis and Ovu-i coals. *3 oO to i>".        .  Boys' Clothing  Two piece Suits, $1 BO to 85.  Tliiei-pi<'< e Sint-. $3 "0 to "Ji.jO.  HinvvnieSuils. $3d()to$-|..  Sailor Suits, 82 23 to !t>.* 50.  Knee Pauls. 73c. tn $l.o0.  **R?etets;-$1.73to $4.oU.--      -       -      ���������  Our Guarantee to  Customers    4  You mny consider this a personal invitation In visit  11s this week. Even tho.igh you don't rare to buv.  come anvw.iy and see the 1 (intents of our sli.ie. AVe  vve .. e*looke.s as well as huye.s. And it yon l.e-  0, a a buyer nnd nflevvva, ds Hnd yc... (an do better.  01 a. e in anv wav dissatisfied, come hack with vour  ptu chase ai-'d we'll give you your money.     ,  idr.ivvingior.in, while  the  left wing  w;Vs  given   up   to   Lewis   Bios.,  who  overweening Boers some  very sharp   f^.,,;^,,.,! ;l recherche standing supper  lessons, losses and lessons which  wiil | aj^a .i-cnuttfu.lv l-M  -t buffet well  Real Estate    Improvements   Unknown Owners   ..(345,108  .. K2U,__I  ..   3S,<W3  "Mfeh's-  gs  1  Men's,  "Women's  and Childrens  Three ���������Buikle Manitohas, an A  1 article for all kinds of weather.  Wear well,  fit well, look well.  Men's Underwear. 75c. to $2 7.:. a.garment.  Men's Flannel Shirts, 75c f> $2.50 eac li.  Men's Colored Cambric Shirts, oOc. In .91.jU.  Sweaters. 73c. to $1.75.  Men's Cardigan Jacket". $1 to ������3.i.>.  Niirlit Robes. 73c. to $2 50. . nr.  Nei kweir, nil style's and  p-.tterns 2ol'. to MOO.  Men's Siispeiiil.'i1-. 2.JC to !j.l.i->.    .  Men's Heavy (Union) Socks, 2 pair tcirSo.-.  Gum Boots  Fusion lined, pebble and plain  finish, for Ladies, Gents and  Children. ,  Head}Wear for Men  and Boys -  Stilf 01 Fedoias, $1 to $5.  Bovs' Fedoras, 50c. to #1.  Bovs' Caps. 25c to Sir. 1  Men's Caps. 35c. to %\.Zo. 4^  Children's Tains, SOc. to Sgl.oO.  Hosieryvfor this sale  We wish to"eiiiphasi-~e the f-icb that i%PV?���������l������t'  on, qualities ine nlvvays dependable. No 1001,he ���������  for cheap trashv line-, at any puce. You ean.ex.im-  ine and see tor youi self. ~  Ladies' Extra Fine Black  Cashmere Hii-.", ,fi "bi wol-  , 1���������   var... of   i.ie.liu.ii   nnd   lienvv   weight, sea.i.'e-s  root   d   ub'.e sole, heel and toe.    Wo".-un ly-.Ml lhe.,,  at50c   apa'.r. butfor  this  special   ii.liodiiUi.ry sale  ������  vve will sell Iheni at, 3"> cents a p ur. , @  ... _ '  - -  i ������  ^������������������ . : ~ 7- .      '���������   ' ������)  Foot Wear for  and Women --  Fiftv cents to be saved on evei v p-iir bought at this  special sale,���������an iinpot t.ant item when such clc-neiiil-  able qualities are included. . _,"  We hnve all the newest slvles nn.Tsh.tpes m lUli.  GRANBY RUBBER FOOTWEAR, lor nien.vwomen  and childien.' All new itoodf- ni.d nothing old .it any  price Don't  liuy^ without first gelling our prices.  begin to tell enormously as soon ns the  tide of invasion turns and the irregular  levies of the Transvaal find themselves  reti eating before the columns of'Sir  Red vers Buller into their ovv 11 country.  Thc Boers only chance lay in the fiist  month of the vv ar, which is novv rapidly  diavviiig to a close.  There is considerable difference of  opinion in tovvn ns to the method by  which the money .required 'to build  the balance of the sidewalks in town  sh*  ..men  .vun ,;.������.,������*    ...........        ��������� ---  fi oiti 00 to 75 couples on the floor, who  kept the ball rolling vvith gieat vivacity to the sir tins of an orchestra composed of F. Ahlin. piano: W.H. Taylor  violin: Beit Th.uker, clarionet; and  R. Sitwver, trombone.. A piettv  featme vvas furnished in the tinsels of  theprogi-imnies, which Mrs. Gill had  braided with silk I hi cads ot the colois  of the thiee IC. of P. degrees; yellow  for Iiie pages, hlue for the squnes anil  led lot the knights. - Altogether the  lodge mav be congiatulated on the  very marked success achieved by their  first dance.   -  Changes in the Post Office  Rules  e balance of the s.cievvniKs in  uiwn      Two changes were made this month  . ..    in the-postal  legulatioiis.   which  are  ould beiaised.-wlielhei'_hy-ii modi-   0f eons-,tUn-able  interest  lo  people  in  nedsyste,,.'of frontage tax  or out ,of | Hevelstoke. ^^^^^  one cent stamp vvill onlv be good fiom  this out for the paitieular post oflice  in   which   thev   aie   mailed.     Wlieie  Msit  Boys' Rubbers  Lumbei men's make and finish, 1  heavy  soles,   stub  pi oof,-good  and "serviceable,   moderate   in  price, quality considered.      .  1 Ladies*'' Flannelette  I.Wrapp.ers at ,$1.7,5-  Storm Rubbers  For Indies and Gentlemen���������for  fall war���������in all widths. I  Low Overshoes  Lined and nnlineil. neat fitting,  for Ladies and Gents.  -  Snow  Excluders  Had  we to 'buv tho.Flannelette to-day ������" could not.  heirin to sell these WinnpeiK   in the ..-gula. ������."%.. 0  IS2 25 an'd  $'-2-o0  each, but,  our ptu-chasi's weie n.aoc  i,eforethendv.in.eof30 to'40  per  cent..took   p.ace.  In spite of this advance vve reduce our puces   .o  1111  tber c'.tend om-  growing  pntionnge.  ���������1"BU'-l".0lr���������,'!,1:  [������������������easing   lhen..     This   ledii.-tion   is only good on i <  Wrappers we aie going to sell  nt  oilt-e.     The   price  will lie S1.75,       " *  33Piint Wiappers, regular S1.50 and 81.23, to clear  at 00 cents. ' , ,  All Wool Blankets - ������������������  J,i-I .i-\.uie as (.in be hnd and pi-ices ns little'as you  "can e\-peil, to hear nl any time Ibis season. -���������  Extra fine, pure all wool white Saxonv Blankets, full  bleai-h.'d. -gii.uariteecl-absolutely pure, "ne loftv  finish, solid, pink or blue ends, standard weight and  s.zcs. in 7 and 8 pounds.  tnxRO inch, letrular Si 50 a pair, novv S*_3.75.  01\S2 im h. re'gulnr $5 00 a pair, now %l.jo.. ,  (iSxSO inch, regular .$5.75 a pair, now $0.00.  the  general taxation.   Owing to  the  defects   in   the   B.C.   Municipal  Act  U1e1eisnoleg.il m.uhineiy  by which  a public expi cs������ion4of opinion  on^such  irnOiiiI ns tbisc.iii li-aM-ivi'da1 as.-.llie  eise in i.'her  pi'i>ini( _'whi'ii'  a   well  thought ' out' 'iii'iniup'il  system   is  in  existence.-'However,.it seems  to  Ihe  11ERAI.D that it is perfectly practicable  for this or any other municipality in  Butish Columbia to get at the ideas of  the majority on such matters -without  any''expense and "in such   a way as  would   without doubt lie   felt" to be  peifettly    binding    on   the   council,  though.it would   have   no statutory  force.      It  would  be   very  easy for  instance at the approaching muuicipnl  Total $7W),954   "  REPORTS  OF COMMITTEES.  The F. W. & L. recommended that  five more street lights he installed at  points selected by the committee.  Adopted. . ,        .  ThePnblic   Woiks    recommended  tiiatasiim of S073 l.egianted  to  balance     the     sev-ei.il"    _appropiiations  granted for various woiks during  the   .  year.   Adopted. .  The Financo  committee reported  a*  total expendiltiie to date as follows:   ;  Hoad- ami Streets '...*.*. *.-* S.632 33   f  Ki re Brigade    1,0?S S_  RenlEatate  10 00. j-  Total...:../.....'......_...-./.- ?1������,1������ ������ *  - Further expenditure estimiiled:  Roads and Streets unpaid accounts.'... .?*45l S2    '-.  Stdevialks  : 2500 W  KireMarm ,..; ,- ? W������ 0������    "_  Contingencies / '  juu uu.  .  \.      '���������    Tofal...*.. : -.^..r...������S!IM82"'"  '-       MOTIONS. _        _        " \,"U  It vvas.re'solved that tlie committee    "  iil-h   u.ivy   .wo    - ---   on health and bylaws confer vvith   the  tliere is niore than one ollice in .1 city,   assessor before the next meeting  vvith  letters ninildd  in  one   ollice  for con-.l ,v view to obtain  the-jiiecessary-, infor- \  " '      " itnre    ..i-.ci'fin nnon vvbich t^i frame a bylaw  IITbLl1!^ .......ot.    ."    -----      _-t  veyance to  another . must. - m^ future  cany a tvvo cent si am P." 'For instance  a   letter   addressed   Revelstoke    and  mailed in the Station, itia'd  post office  heie vvill lequire a two  cent,stamp, if  addressed Revelstoke  Station  only -1  one cent stamp and'vice  versa, as  fains the Front street'oHice is concerned.  The se( ond regulation is to  the effect  thnt   ore   samples'tue   not    samples  under the meaning of  the  post  office  nnd will-require  one'eent ,for   every  tvvo ounces, instead of   one   cent   for  every four ounces under  which  they  have'hitherto been mailed.  Terse Points From  _.  Mention  one  man  calls    .himself      a  nnd I vvill show you  '��������� Union Label:"  vvho   person illv  '."labor     leader.*',  fool.    It is the  it.'     (111(1 x  ..in __,..���������������������������������   j.-.. .-    ------      -- ,  ",,,,,        ,.     1,     politic inns and not the labor  men who  elections for an extra ballot box  to  Uc   "^ .lt.clIstoI1,et~" to apply the term,  provided and ballot papets printed  ...       Do vou Relieve ^njjgantefl^bnf.  which the  electors could mark  their L^ m. we]U, -ft scab-niiide   hat.     "ion  pieference for asystem of instruction   should -^speiid^yom' J*^���������������?  Everv man  enn "nssist   in   securing  A 33.50 Skirt fo  r  2:-25_  Yon 'cannot npprec i.-it e the goodness of t his oitering  mile-s you see this skirt. The new pr.te t-ikes effect  to-day." . 0  1 and 2 buckle, too well known  to need any description.  i V*  See our Rubber  Display in the  Bast  window.  Mapkinaws  Cnrss. the Best MakeinCanada.  Heavy, different weights and  via-ious colors, consisting of  Coats and Punts. Also Can's  Mackinaw Shiit������, a partieulaily  good ui licit' fur outside workmen.  Winter Caps  Complete stoek,latest novelties.  C.B.HUME&C0.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  A 35c. Event in Dress  Goods        "--.  Five lines of new nrt'".s Goods, thnt wo sell in the  ordiniirv wny up to oO cents a yiii-d. me now ""'keil  at TIIIRTY-F.IVE CENTS A YARD. ?"������*%**  viiiiIh will be olTeied nt this reduced price. K>'U  that, qiiantitv vvill not last very long nt. such a rtdicn-  I i.usl v low pi-icc. For I hat leason mail 01 ders must  reaeli us early to ensme being filled.  Ftom the other Dress1 (Foods' sections come very  fascinnting prices for this week.  These nrices me not the kind vve offer eveiy dny.  Nor at " our prices ��������� cut in 1mI_.--.Wi~ never mark  our goods so high that we c-an afford to "cut then. ...  Ii-itf7,   This not the case elsevv heie.    We at all times  * sell our goods at honest prices, but in older to introduce vou to nm- goods and straightjorvv .11 d   methods  ;   of   doing   bnsiue-s. we   take  this .means-of  making  i  you" visit more attractive.      Remember these prices  I  aie ont of the ordinary.  Linen Specials for this |  Special Sale  Sneeial indeed, when the average saving on these  fi es will be nt least lone-thiid our reirular pi ucs.  These values vvill surely be worth thc -''V'*1'"/"  of eveiy cniefnl buyer vvho cm come to the st oie  during tlii-s week's sale".  of sidewalks in future by frontage, tax  half frontage tax or general taxation.  or any combination'which the council  might wish to put before them. Such  a plan .would, cost nothing j^d fulfil  every requirement of obtaining a full  and binding expiessinn of opinion-on  this matter. And* if the majority wish  for a half frontiige or any other system  for which the Municipal Act makes no  pio vision, we have an eneigetie and  public spirited member of the local  legislature   hy   whose    influence    no  and maintaining fair wages, honis  and conditions for his fellow-workmen  in other trades-by .demanding the  union label at all limes.     '      , .   ��������� .  The labor organizations at this tune  of the year should ,g". vt,rv slow, in  ^lieii^itrdoramlTnts-of-iir.ylhitig���������or  anybody.    "C.iuiion" should   be   the  general nassvvord.. .  Tlie tobacco workeii~ ask union men  to help them by insisting that the  labor is upon the tobacco tbey purchase. No union man vvill ignore  tliis it'll nest.  niaticm upon which to_fr.-uiie.ji. ���������b$~ltiw  for tliviilihg-the ���������tcit.y-'*-.iiitii-"vviivds''iii,]' , .  requited, by tlie Municipal Act. ���������  " i ,  COURT OF  REVISION'. ',      '"    1  The following five...members of the* .  'council were cliosen by casting -lots lo ���������*���������  sei ve ns , the court of revision: - Aid.- ,  Crage. Wells. Biown."Kilpatrick aud '.  Graham. The couit vvill sit on Dec. .-,  lSlhnext.-   .-.."-.*������.'     .'    '  "--'."-'  In' answer   to' Aid.,   Graham     the  mayor said that instructions would be   ���������  given to the citv police to  watch  and  leportany  stieet  lights,,which  they'.,  notice not burning during  the' night.  Aid. Crage   drew   attention   to  the.   c  fact tnat parties in town are dumping  refuse over the  river  bank  on  Third  street and .over the bank at  the end  of McKenzie^Ave. ,.   .    .  _��������� The same 'Alderman asked if any-;  thing was going to be dohe'to. enforce  the bylaw against riding bicycles on  tbe sidewalks. , ���������   ' -  Aid. Grahame/lrevv attention.to the -������  overcrowded condition of the Chinese --  lodging"hbu'se������.     _ >        "  XEW BUSINESS.     " :  The petition of the members  of  the  Methodist, church asking for the open-,  ing up of Pearson stieet  vvith  a sidewalk on it was taken up. but before nt" ���������  vvas settled the talk drifted   along   oiv .  matters financial, dining the cotnse ot.  which .Aid. McKechnie, pointed, out,  that .1 fire hull vvas an absolute necessi-,  ty   and   recommended, the    issue   oC  flesh" debentuie.-.    The   rent   of   the  lire hall would .pay, the   interest   oij  Mil  '������������������^  V, I  :',U'U&\  '    ���������   *���������'  j* ~.  t ���������? -.i-j"'1'  {f    -'^,  _!  ���������f-*j'^i|  >':':;,���������, i-  ���������,"���������" --' j- -'_ -t'  -"' UU:'  ,'.:-U*.\������\  ���������'". *-!---\''i\  '-.iii  --    .,?"-/,���������  .i ,*?-.'���������, ���������  'uSfsm  ���������'"-U"U.\  ,"'     ( 0.  u *, "-  .    Vi_ L  ,-v %  lit.  Progress of-Work on the Nettie L.  i.m=....u..^   -j     ���������-       .    The ."i0il foot cj.ntratt on* llie   lower  doubt a clause could be 'inserted in our | tunnel^has  lunrn ���������������������*%���������*n^  Some Interesting  Prices in Chinaware |  Without  a  doubt   our CHINAWARK display nut- |  ,-iv. l" anything of thu kind to be seen in   Revelsloke.   2  in   he same way onr p. ices discount .i.iyU.m-. y.'ii,i'������;  3  ,likMv to find outside this store.  "No  guess  work  1.1- 9  making   that, staleiuent.     The   goods   are here for  2  vour  inspection  and  everything  is  marked uipl.iii.  fi.'nre" .0  that  von  can  e.sily make comparisons.  A  careful  investigation vvill prove every  chum   we  make for our Chinawiire.  special net of incorporation permitting  us to do our own improvements in om  own way.  A WONDERFUL ORE BODY  Union Made Goods  Are handled by us.     Union men please note.  Tho Chute in the Rosebery is Widening  to the Full Extent of the Fifty Foot  Vein.  At the Rosebery mine  the  work  of  building   cabins,   .sheds,  dumps,  etc..  putting down  tracks,  and getting  in  supplies preparatoiy to stnrting  work  for the winter has been completed and  operation-shave boon resumed  on   the  No. 2 tun nel.   The 01 o chute is widening out rapidly and is now supposed to  be the full  width or the vein or   up-  waidsof 50 feet wide. t   Crosscuts  will  run to ascertain its exact width.      All  the indications are that Reyelstokers  I have not   been   mistaken   in  placing  confidence in tliis property which now  seems certain to develop into  a  great  mine in the near futuie.    The  success  of the  Rosebciy   vvill   mean   a  great  rut through tlie No. 2 ledge for ^5 feet  finding iron ore and galena the whole  wav. ll, is estimated that in-another  IM or 10 feet tlie tunnel vvill cut. the  No. 1 ledge, which carries the biggest  values, and it is the intention of, the  itiiinageinentto push tlio work ri.'lit  along, and the same c_nln"Ctni8  will piobnblv go right hack and ie-  snme work next week. Swiping is  going on in the upper woiks. Ah*"'-**  30 tons of ore is sacked and lendy to  ship, while alaiKeqiiaiility i������awniting  sorting io (he oie house and on the  dump.  Better Late than Never  Gold Commissioner Coursier c.-imt  into town Thursday. Onihis whv he  noted the unsavory condition of the  wii"on load, and then-Milt of his ob-  sei val inns was that four num. weie  engaged to mike necessary lepairs. on  the road. This fmce may be enlarged  later on. It is also possible tlrst a  couple of men may he kep1, tt work 011  the null nil winter. The gold commissioner took the opportunity to  makea trip of inspection up *-b"\>*~e"-  cently finished load on the North  Folk.���������Topic.  nil' (liLl.  *������i>uin   ,i������..y , ���������...      ......-~-     ---,      ,t  S2S0O. .1 good deal  mote   than _ would  p.iv for a lire hall.  Aid. Kilpati ick  thought, it vvas  inadvisable lo boi inw any moie  monev  this vein-than would suffice to put. ll|r ^  a"fiie hall, the cost.cif which vvouid (le-   -  peod   on   lhe   council.     lie   thought  ������1300 vvouid sufli .'���������. particularly as in  liis opinion   he  two   fire   halls   would  shot ilv be centralized into one.  Aid."Biown thought there was no  moie important expenditure leqiured  at present than the repair.of .the. ,  roads. 'The town ought to have,,ouo  good 1 ond I hrougli it. He was against  commencing new sidewalks now.   _  Aid. Gi.ihim wished to add the railway crossing at Douglas stieet to the  list'of vital necessitiis.  Aid."Kilpatrick thought* that heavy  teams vvorkinc with loads of-gravel  would make the 10 ids worse.  Aid MiKecbnie moved that. 11 byT  law be prepaid!, authorising the i������sue  of debentures for S2090,ln be used i".  the election nf ft Ine ������'*'"��������� Gravelling  streets, etc.    Seconded Aid Brown.  Aid. Craze thought S2000 not.  enough. He proposed amending thi"  iiiotioti by alteiing the sum to $5000.  The otigin.il motion c.-uried.   , ,   '  The city clerk wns instructed .to  compile a'votci's to be closed on. Dec.  -it.������i- - .,,.������������������'  Several accounts were read and tne  roniicil then adjom-neil till 4 p. in. today when a special meeting will In*  held to disc-iiss the question with the  Revelstoke W.P. &. L.Co. of who is lo  pay for lowering the water pipes.  rt\l  *������*!  "��������� *a-|  ' ii\  ,.'j\  deal to Revelstoke and the town is to  be congiatulated on the fact that the  ,1,-vi.ti.piiieiit of lh" piopeity h.is been  t .1, r h-v  r  -   li ���������eu   dm  md  unshaken  5 ,-.��������� ������ 1 -- 1.1 it.'    .1   ��������� e   11 .-   I  $ jibe interesting ei.ergy ar  St. Andrew's and Caledonian Society.  The following officers were elected  f,>r the ensuing vear at the meeting of  the above society oti Thnrsdty evening: President.' H. A. Brown, vice-  piesident.   W.   E.   McLauchlin:   sec-1      "       Terrible have left Durban   for  iVftl.Wo'AK'TM'Kr  .1    .M. ac oil.. -     ,i,;e   -c.. tj.:���������:-.!.   A.,fv..%t   ,clit,-!i   nanip   from  The  St.  Andrew's  celebration   this  To-Day's War Despatches.  Our despatches today arrived just as'  we were going to press. There is very  little new in them. Three more troopships have arrived at the Cape and ii  large force of men and guns from tho  ���������"���������         llie   ~sc.   ainiiv" =���������   ""������������������  ..  K .11        (! ���������_������_. 3 1 f-iith   in   the   property   or    Manager j ve.ir will take the form of a smoking  rewstcr.  11 oncert and supper.  L*������  ll<t * tz 1IVK,-,"  -'i������'������������^"*"'- j..--.-,   of a Bt itish defeat which came from,  AiRbterd. m  yesterday   is   not   con-,  firmed. ._  -.**!  ���������A-t.^  fr*. ;������*-������ a*  y^ \  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in Interests of  R������vel������oke. Lardean. Big Benil, Trout  Luke  lllicillevract, Albert C.inyon. Jordan  l'ais and Eat'le Paw Dlstrk''*.  A. JOKNSO_        - -        Proprietor  A S������nil-"*t������klv Journ.l. pul.li _icil in the  um-ni r.i Kevoltmkc mid the .urruuniliiiK  dM-l������, W UnMilays anil Saturday!,, nuking  ���������kMRuiiaMiloitvTithalllr'iiii.  AclT������ri_������nK lt-tn: Di?pl.iy ails, SI 50 per  otlniun inclt.������-.oo per ini'li wI1.11 "'"i"'1!0. ll?,.'  MUeuage. L_������al ������_������. 10c per "iiuiij.ai'e}>.'"<-.  lur fiVtt iniertion; .c for each addition .1 iii'ui  tion. IUadlii. noitc������s,10_ per line each i������~u<-.  Ulnk, Msrriaf- aud Death nonces, free  Subicriplion Rates: by mail or <���������*"������* :'--������?  paratmuui; ������l.3i tor ilx moi.in-S sti lcilv m .ul-  "oS'job  Dep.nnif.i-.:     Tlin   11-:i~ai.i>  Job  D.p������r������ncnt ii o-c of ih- b������'- ���������.���������'ll!l*'!":.(!.1'.r.l.,._.",'_*.  o_!���������������< in   Welt  Koulcnav, all  uuiiiic all kind* of priiuiii-  V  f  fi  ii proii.iiud to  pire Hunt, refused to retire, and Hunt  forfeited the game to Brooklyn.  It seems to bo the rule that the  disturbances chronicled in the foregoing list were passed by as matlters  of course, both by the proprietors and  spectators, and ihe conclusion is inevitable that the deterioration of the  morals of the players is accompanied  by corresponding degeneracy on the  bleachers. Profanity and slugging  mulches have become inseparable from  baseball, and the game has sunk below  the level of the prize fight.  To some extent tho same causes  have been operative in the North  West, whero the game is no longer in  favor. in thc first place, mere hidings cannot woll  represent a locality  GEORGE GOUIN SHOT  UNDER   SENSATIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.  Mail  orders  ho_������*i prici....   One  pruu w all  l.rjc*���������nont  too  ���������mail���������~~>r   lib.    ,,,,,������������������.......  promptlv attended in.   Givaii." a trial on youi  n"o������<!-orfL.->onilo.ii������: W> Invite ���������''r['l'������','V  once on wiy'subj-.-t of im.'-"-! to H>e ������' ?>������  publi.. anil ili.ii*- a 1..1.1U.1 '^ I'?' \?UX  DOiicnt iu everv oc.-ility ���������mn 1 iii'Unf-- '���������<.\V,1"  &fc��������� In all V.tvj .he boi... '������>'"!"������?< f ]������  wnt������r must sccoim._i.i- ui.u.iwciii't. but nol  ueeesaanlv- for publication.  Addrua'all communications  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  lirftclnsi style   aluj bolster tip the local pride neces-  Xo job ion  NOTICE TO  CORRESPONDENTS.  1. AlUorr.ipondenceinuf. he legibly written  onoHesnlcof the paper only.. ... ���������-,  ,���������,,  i. Corrtsiioiiiien.''   .oiil.iii.iii"  pervmal  lii.vt-  muA������e;!.--ii.<l>iih lhe pii'l'tr name of tlie  t������r  vritrr.  .v. (.'orrup-Hi 1  tfclns ili-M lias  ,1,.-   wall    reference   lo   any-  .,������.-r������i in iniotiiei* p-iP'T nnisl  'li".-:V Oder. .1  e.r piil.li.-(.;i"i>   l������ t'ii-1  l'"!"-''*  Hr.un: it r������n -, .������������������ ,.r in   1 nt: IIeii.vi.I".  THE C.'.*-TURED RECIMEHTS.  sary to real sport; and in the next  place these Hessians of the diamond,  when they employ tactics that would  disgrace a rough and tumble fighter,  aro beneath contempt. It is to the  credit of tho North West that baseball  as now played, can no longer maintain a foothold here, and manifestly  the time is not far distant when the  disgraceful exhibitions on eastern  grounds will necessarily he discontinued.  The First Battalion of the Glouces-  icisniro Regiment    is the old    ibth,  wnicli ought to be dear to c_-aauin.ii-  for Wolfe's connection with it and for  it_ services at Louisberg  and  Quebec  in tbe closing years 01 me old regime,  liven then it   vvas one of the    olucst  corps in  ths army, having    been organized in 169..     Four years later it  was in part disbanded���������the remaining  companies having    left    to    garrison  Newfoundland.      It did    good    work  under Marlborough    and    still    bears  Ramilies on  its    colors.      It    fought  intrepidly and suffered much at Fon-  tenoy and in Cape Breton and under  Wolfe at Quebec was true to its  already honorable record.      Duringvthe  remaining  40  years  of  the    century,  the 28th served in America, tbe West  Indies, Spain and Flanders, and began  the present century hy doing feats of  valor  in  Egypt,   at  Copenhagen   and  at Corunna.      Its peninsular    history  ls marked    by    achievements    which  militarj- writers have always    ranked  among the worthiest in warfare. They  helped to win Waterloo, nor is there  any regiment  in  the  service  that  is  better entitled to that great name on  its color.     The 61st forms the second  battalion of the  Gloucestershire regiment, but, honorable htough    its record is, it does not immediately concern   us.      The   Gloucestershire  regiment bears as badges the arms of the  city  of   Gloucester,   with   the   sphinx  and the word Egypt, and two twigs ot  laurel on the collar.      On the    regi-  - mental colors are these names: Ramilies, Louisberg, Quebec, 1759; Egypt,  Maida, Corunna, Alavera, ' Bardessa,  Albuera, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse,  Peninsula, Waterloo, Punjaub, - Chil-  lianwallah, Goojerat, Aima, Inkerman,  Sebastopol, Delhi. Thc * uniform is  scarlet with white facings.  The First Battalion of the Princess  Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers is the  famous old S7th reigment. Though  of comparatively recent formation,  dating from 1793, the STth soon gained  a distinction which made the name  familiar to all who were interested in  soldierly courage and endurance  With theirQown countrymen the corps  - have always been favorites and their  service at Tel-el-kebir is not yet for  gotten by the middle aged. Without  going into details it may suffice to say  -that they have their share (with the  ' S9th) in the honors to which the colors of the present territorial regiment  bear witness. These are the following  historic names: Monet Video. Tala-  vera, Baressa, arifa, Java, Vittoria,  Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula,  Niagara, Ava. Sebastopol, Egypt. 1SS2-  84. The uniform is scarlet with fac-  ines of blue and fusilier's cap. The  badees are the Prince of W7ales  plume over the Irish Harp on a  grenade and above the grenade the  coronet of the Princess Victoria, on  the cap: also an eagle in a laurel  wreath on a grenade, the monogram  and coronet of the Princess Victoria  and above them the sphinx over the  word  Egypt, on the collar.  DECLINE OF BASEBALL.  When Harry Furniss,, the English  cartoonist, made the American game  -^-of-ba3eballnbe-objcct-of-his_saurer  he portrayed features of the diamond  fully as objectionable to himself as  to the average American. Baseball i=  on the decline, and the, reason for il  is the encouragement given to rowdyism among players and spectators.  The Chicago Tribune has compiled  "The-Baseball Rows of 1S99" and has  therebv furnished the reading public  valuable statistics on the moribund  condition of the "sport.' Omitting  the" multifarious minor acts of blackguardism and rowdyism committed by  the hired men of the club owners, the  Tribune prints the following condensed list of disgraceful scenes at the  games:      _���������  May 2.���������Row at Pittsburg-SL Louis  game! Bowerman was put out of the  game. O'Connor was taken off the  field by the police, and the crowd  chased Umpires Burns and Smith.  ���������  Mav 19.���������Umpire Burns put Gleason  out o'f the Eame at St. Louis. Gleason's  protest was so strong Burns forfeited  the game to Su Louis.  June 1.���������Row on the grounds at  Washington-  June 16.���������After a long wrangle and  continued rowing on the field at Xew  York Umpire Burns forfeited the  game to Brooklyn.  June 27.���������Rowdy action of players  caused the crowd at the Pittsburg  game to mob Umpire McGarr.  July IS.���������Clarke and Childs fought  on the field at Louisville.  Julv IS.���������Corcoran slugged McGraw  at Baltimore after being-first attacked  and his action started a riot.  July 26.���������Hawley, Tenney and Duffy  engaged in a game of fisticuffs at  Cincinnati.  '    Auugst   10.���������Tebeau,   McGraw   and  La Chance fought at Baltimore.  August IS.���������Riot at Baltimore came  started by Donahue throwing a handful of dirt in Brodie's face.  September 1.���������Childs and Alex.  Smith fought 011 the field at Louisville.  September ".���������Riots at St. Louis ana  Brooklyn. .    ..,    ���������  September 15.���������Clarke (Louisville)  taken off Philadelphia grounds by the  police.  September 16���������Chicago players jerked Swartwood around the diamond  because he called the game in the Sth  Innings on account of darkness.  October 9.���������Mercer assaulted Umpire  2_a_.nas_au at Washington.  October 14���������Shfetiard assaulted Um-  Mr.Tarte's speech has puzzled the  Ontario Liberals, and thc party organs do not know what to say about  it. Tho Globe contents itself wilh  platitudes about the freedom of our  parliamentary    institutions    which it  knows are In' no danger. The  Kingston Whig says."in all sincerity,''  that Mr.Tarto does too much talking.  Aftor vaguely commenting on his last  speech, it comes to the conclusion  that "Mr. Tarte has been speaking in  a disconnected way, and has not been  saying all he means." Between talking too much and saying too little,  Mr.  Tarte will find  it protty hard to  draw the line. Probably be would  best please the Ontario Liberals if he  would keep his mouth shut. But that  is just what nothing will induce Mr.  Tarte   to  do.   o   An Unhappy Tragedy    Occurs in  Calgary on Saturday Afternoon.  From tho  Calgary Herald  A well known citizen perhaps fatally shot, a happy family broken up  and a promising young business man  charged with attempted murder, is the  painful story The Herald has to tell  in consequence of events which occurred in a few short minutes on Saturday.  Shortly after 5 o'clock on Saturday  rumors began flying around that  George Gouin was seriously injured.  It was said by some tliat he had been  thrown out of a rig, by others that a  gun he was cleaning had accidentally  gone off and lodged its contents in  his breast. Crowds began to collect  and rumors flew fast, some even hinting at murder or suicide. Toward 6  o'clock two armed Mounted Policemen came up Stephen Avenue at a  rapid trot. Inspector Wilson, who  was on thc sidewalk near The Herald  ollice, stopped them and after receiving a whispered message jumped into  his rig and left in great haste toward  lho Macleod  trail.  Then the rumors thickened. Half  an hour previously Chief English and  seen  AN APPEAL TO BOREAS  (Written  During    tho Recent Yacht  Races.  Say, Boreas,  You confounded old skin,  What do you mean  By cornering the wind market  And refusing to supply  The popular demand  For a breeze?  Do   you   suppose  The  Great American  Eagle  And  the British  Lion  Builds yachts with sails on them  To bo run by steam,  Or electricity,  Or be dragged around by a mule,  Like a canal boat  Just because  You havo a fit of the mulligrubs  And/won't attend to your business'  You are a choice lot  Of assorted sizes,  Aren't you,  You  windlass walloper   -.  Of a waiting world?  What's the matter with you?  Haven't you got your lungs  With you this month?  Or have lhey sprung a leak?   ���������  If wc were sure  You didn't have a "defective flue  We would  turn .a forced draft  Iri on you  iind make you draw  Or bust.  ��������� But we don't want to do anything  "Ungentlemanly,    .  Like you are doing,  You golderned old wind  jammer,  AVith the whole world  Looking at you, and you ,,  Not breathing hard enough  To make a ripple  On the placid bosom  Of a sapphire,sea.  By -Zucks,  somebody  Ought  to hit you  A swat in the slate      * ���������*'  And knock a -10 horse power cyclone  Out of you.v  Enough wind has been wasted  Talking about you for two weeks  To sail a whole fleet of yachts  From the cradle to the grave,  But you've got a bulge  On the blow, business,  And you don't do a thing  But give everybody else  The ha. ha, =.  Why in thunder  Don't you unbutton a lung  And blow yourself?  Do you expect to  Go around all winter  Loaded to the muzzle  With wind, " "  And let those yachts  Wear holes in their bottoms  Trying to get through the water?  Come off. darn you.  And let the race come off!  ~~ We"i*=e_tirc(rof-this^^     ~^���������*      ~~  Monkey business,  And if"you don't  Get down to work p. d. q..  An outraged community  Will see that somebody  Gets your job  Who knows how to run it.  See?  Xow, will vou be good?  '   ���������WILLIAM J. LAMPTON.  Undertaker   Smart    had    been  driving south at a 2:40 gait.  "They're after Harris," said a bystander. "Gouin is shot in three  places and the police aro searching  for Harris."  Everybody was asking questions.  Where did it happen? Was it in  Gouin's room? Was Mrs. Harris  there? A Herald representative went  quietly to work to gather what reliable details could be secuied, his instructions being to write the story exactly as it happened, according'to the  best evidence obtainable. The details were telegraphed to the Winnipeg Free Press on Saturday-  night ' by its regular correspondent  here and during Sunday requests for  "specials" came in from many leading  dailies in the east and through tho  States. Nothing remains therefore  but for The Herald to publish, the  facts, without prejudice and with  sympathetic consideration for the  feelings of the relatives of the parties.  The Prologue.  Dining the summer there came to  Calgary a happy young couple who  put up at the Alberta hotel and afterwards took rooms in the Thomson  uiock, still having their meals at thc  Alberta. The young people were Mr.  and Mrs. E. A. Harris, of Moncton,  New Brunswick. They had been  married less than two years. Mrs.  Harris, who is pretty, petite*' and not  much over 19, is a" daughter of F. S.  Archibald, a prominent citizen of  Moncton, who under the Conservative  government held the office of Chief  Engineer of the Intercolonial railway.  Mr. Harris is a son of C. P. Harris,  ,i well known .capitalist of Moncton.  His brother is practising law in that  town.  Making the acquaintance o������ George  Gouin, auctioneer. and commission  agent, Harris soon formed a partnership with that gentleman and an extensive business was being worked up  in purchasing hay, oats and other  produce in wholetale ��������� quantities for  the Kootenay.  Gouin's bachelor apartments were  in" tho samo block, they ate at the  same hotel and they were friends and  partners. Naturally     under      the  circumstances the three were much in  each other's company, being frequently together at golf parties and other  social functions.  The Tragedy.  On Saturday Mr. Harris drove out  about 3 o'clock to a pigeon shoot at  the Calgary'Gun club 's grounds. Returning about 4 he drove to Mrs.  Johnson's and Mrs. Marsh's and enquired i������ Mrs. Harris was there.  Not finding her at eiher place he  drove to the Thomson block. It is  said that from the rear of the block  he could see the blinds, or curtains,  drawn on Gouin's windows.  Leaving his horse untied in front  of the block he .went up to his own  room and from the front window called to somebody across the street to  'KoiaT^iiSfse'rwbiblrw^csr-wBi'irfng-ofi-  He believed his suspicions were but  too well grounded. He remained in  his room for a considerable time and  from what he heard through the open  door he was convinced   that   his wife  mnn ii      i   m     ii   i  l.u ii ���������.���������������.ii_i_ni__t__r-n  fugitive,  a number of Indians    also  beinc called in to assist.     A warrant  was issued shortly after 7 o'clock on  Saturday  evening for his arrest on a  charge of shooting with intent to kill.  Mrs. Harris Under Bonds.  Mrs. Harris, when seen by the police,  stated  that    tho shooting    took  place in  Gouin's room, that she  and  her husband were present, but would  not say who did tho shooting.      She  was taken in charge and bound over  to appear when called upon.  Harris Released on Bail.  This morning Harris appeared  before Magistrate Winter for liis preliminary hearing. A. L. Sifton appeared for the Crown and Senator  Lougheed for the defendant.  No evidence was taken.  Mr. Sifton applied for an adjournment to Monday next at 2 o'clock, as  Gouin still lies in a precarious condition.  Senator Lougheed applied for the  release of his client on bail, which  was granted.  Harris was released on bonds of  $4,000, himself in $2,000 and I. S. G.  Van Wart and* H. Graves in $1,000  each.  His father, C. P. Harris, is expected  to arrive from the east on Wednesday.  Gouin's Condition  Upon examination the doctors found  tho bullet had perforated the Injured  man's intestines in nine places, lodging near the spine. Tho long nnd  difficult operation of sewing up the  nine internal wounds was performed,  the bullet boing left in for the prcs-  cnt���������_nd at last accounts the patient's  condition, though critical, was far  more favorable than might he expected. He retains consciousness and  at 1 o'clock Sunday morning made an  ante-mortem statement before Insp.  Wilson. J.P.  WHITE.   GWILLIM   & SCOTT  Barristers,  Solicitors, Notaries Public.  Etc.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Kevelstoke Station.  Money To Loan.  W. White,. J.  M.  Scott, B.A.,  Q.  C. L. Li. B.  F.  L.  Gwilllm,  aA_5,VJ_Y &, UXcC&BiT&BL  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offlces:      Molsons Bank Block.  First Street, Itevelstoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross, M. D.  ssmw?wmTTW?mmmmmmmmm?i!??mw^w?mwmm=9  T.  MOI  tNcoui'oiiATi-i) hy Act  =?  IO  P-lULH-i-HiNT, 1835.  HEAD OFFICE  MONTREAL  PAID lip CAPITAL  REST FUND  -an  - - -      $2,000,000  -      31,500.000 -.;j  DIRICCTOliS:   VVm.Moi.son JlAcrmiiPOX, President;  S. II. Hiving, Vice-President. "���������'<:  "VV.il. Kamsay, S.vMtin, ~>'im,..v.II-_ niiy AlicmniAU), J. P. Cllciuohn, -���������'������������������  11. M,Mth.I.AM> illll.SON 1^-5  F.' WoKi'iiitioK Thomas, General Manager. '.";.,  gz     A general banking business transacted,  &Z rntey.  Interest, allowpd at current ~'������  .T. D. MOLSON, Ui  Manageh, Hevels'ioke, B. a.     ^'^  Office:   Taylor   lilouk, Mackenzie  RevelBtoke.  Surgeon to the C.P.11  Ilea th oflleer, Cily of Revelito o.  Avenue,  THOMAS O'eiUEN  Solicitor, Notary Public, Conveyancer  Oflice  in   Upper  Colamhia  Navigation anil  1 railway Uonipiiny'a liulhlinur.  .GOLDEN Il.C.  immimmmmmmmmmummmmuK  N.S.W.   SECOND CONTINGENT  Sydney, N.S.W., Nov. 3.���������Tremendous enthusiasm was displayed today  on -the occasion of tho embarkation  of the second detachment furnished  by the colony of,New South Wales  for South Africa. The colonial government is seriously considering  doubling the contingent. The premier, Mr. Lyne, has communicated to  thc Other Australian premiers a suggestion that the colonies should despatch another body of '.troops to he  called the Australian contingent. He  says that if necessary 10,000  could be sent.   o   men  psESBYTEItlAM CHUBOII-Royulotoko.  J- Oervlco ovcry Sununr ut 11 n.in. cud 7:30  p.m. flibo t.'1-.us nt 2:.!0 p.m., to winch  hll are wt.lcunio. Prayor wcotinK At h p.m.  ovory v\ cilnusriiiy.   KKV   V. MBNZ1F.H. Pnator.  WOMAN     OATl-OIiIC   CHURCH ��������� Hovel-  A������-   ucoho      Miuia   llrHt nud (hira euniiu)'M In  mon-.11 _I,10:M ik m.   RKV. FATIIKIt TIIAYEK.  SALVATION AHAfY-Mi'dliiKB evory nlslit  In tlieir hull on Front Strcot  Methodist Church, Rovolstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m,  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning service. Sabbath school and Bible class at* 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting evory Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invited.    Seats free.  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  Church of   England Sunday Services.  Eight a.m., Holy Communion; 11  meeting, litany and sermon, (Holy  Eucharist, first Sunday in the month);  2:30 Sunday school,- or childrens'  tervice; 7:30 ��������� evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy     Days���������The     Holy  Eucharist ls celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m. as announced. Fridays���������7:80  Evensong, with ��������� spiritual reading,  after Sunday school at 3:115.  REAL ESTATE  MINING-  AND    ���������  INSURANCE  AGENT'' '  Benzie  Ave,  fcM_i_������,ll������A������,5g'HRi^^  A SUICIDE.  A Former High River Stockman Blows  liis  Brains Out.  From tho Calgary Herald  News was received in the citv this  morning that Dave Bryant, well known  in this district, committed suicide on  Saturday, October" 2Sth, by shooting  himself through the head with a revolver. The unfortunate affair occurred at Greenwood, in the Boundary  district. So far as is * known ' here  there was no apparent cause for his  act.  Bryant was in the mining business  in the Boundary and was 'handling  some " claims in .which local parties  were interested. For a considerable  time he was. looking after mining  interests for Jno. E. Hooper, formerly  of Calgary. He" was a popular stock  man and a good cowboy. Among his  fellow cow punchers he was known as  "The Cook Killer," from his invariable  habit of playfully scrapping with the  cook "on round-up ' expeditions. He  was between 45 and 50 years of age  and came to Alberta from the Maritime provinces.  Royal Oranga.' .Lodge. No. 1658  Eceular nioetiiiRi .-no held in the  Oil Hollows Hull ou the third Friday  ofo'icli month at"-,:io p.im. Visiting  bri'iiiii'u ('Oidlallv- Invited.  .V. 0. Tiu-noy,   _V M.: It. P Petti  piece, lice.1,   TC.A. Kettiebon,Fin. Sec;   Thos.  sjleeil, Troniu or  Wholesale and Relaii Dealers in  Prime Beef^ Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Gam������ in season.  Court    Mt.   Begbie  I.O.F.,No.34<5_  MpoI. In (he Oddfellows' Hull on the 2uil  ���������llii Fridays of ouch  month.  Visiliiijr lirrthri'ii in-  vllcil to llltl'lltl.  The skeleton measures one inch less  than the height of the living man.  Mr. Goodfellow (showing his wife  around his counting house): And  ihese are the Day Books!  A couple of Strathcona young ladies  last week attempted to horse whip a  young man who had been offensive to  ihem.  The Dominion government is as yet  without a definite reply from the war  oflice as to the sending of a second  Canadian contingent.  The story published in New York  last week stating that a" attempt had  been made to blow up the British  battleship Crescent at Halifax is absolutely without foundation. The  officers" of the ship deny it in the most  emphatic terms.  Christian Leibel. a well-to-do German farmer of Edenwold,' lost his life  on Wednesday of last week by a  peculiar accident. He was walking  behind his wagon, which .was loaded  with wheat to be taken to Balgonie,  when a passing train started his team  Leibel in ginning to catch thc reins  tripped and fell under the wagon  wheels, which passed over his head  and ho was  instantly  killed.  A movement is on foot to have a  close inspection of meat sold in Winnipeg, which would include an inspection of animals before being slaughtered. The committeo of tho city  council having in charge tho drafting  of a bylaw for this purpose, hag recommended that arrangements be  made by which tho cattle pens at the  C. P. R. stock yards, which are used  for the accommodation of cattle in  transit through the city be established  in quarantine pens, and that certain  pens be set aside for all cattle tr. be  slaughtered at Winnipeg, which must  bo held in theae pens for inspection  of the veterinary inspector of meat  and dairy before being reloaecd by the  C. P. R. company.  An exchage' givesn-thiss tory of a  pompous member of parliament who  attended an agricultuarl show in Dublin. He arrived late and found himself on the outskirts of a huge crowd.  Being anxious to obtain a good view  for himself and a lady friend who accompanied him, and presuming that  he was well known to the spectators,  he tappe.da burly coal porter on tho  shoulder,~antl peremptorily demanded:  "Make way'"there!" "Who are ye  pushin'?" was the unexpected response. "Do you know who I am, ,sir?"  cried te indignant M.P. "I am a representative of the people." ��������� "Yah!"'  growled the porter, as he stood unmoved. "But we're*3 the bloomin'  people themselves."  Red Rose Decree mcels second and fourth  Fridavs of each mouth: "White Rose Dojrree  inccts'lirst Fiidm ol each month, hi Oddfellows'  llall.   Visiti'if,' hiciliren welcome.  H. VA ItNKS, T.ID.L. TAYLOR,  Secretary. President.  SELKIRK LODGE NO.   12, I.O.O.F.  Mect-i everv   Saturday  evening i_"0(l(lfellows'  . hall nt'a o-clock. Vlsit-  >1 Iiir brethren cordially  iuviled to attend.  J. PALMER,N.G.  Tablo furnished with the cho'ci'st  ilm  niarkel, .vlforci... Bod    Won-,  Liquots .-ind  Omni1... Lurg ',  li������ht  In .ii-iomg.         H.tles ij.! '   n,    day.  iSloni lily into.  J. lift. I im. -fm; ���������  xiA/FZS.   {jSl.oo "PSF?   DA/  if  1  KJ  1  1  ..Good accommodation; ii. ;  well supplied with choic  liquors mul cigars.  iiioii  vr  IDT  .1.1  Free Ehs Meets All Trains  fy\Je  Bpown.  Proprietors.  J. MATH IE, Scciet.iry  sevess-ca"  Hos  Ta.  Notary Publio,  Sole Agent for  In Gouin's Apartments  across lhe "nail.- Securing a self cocking i-rencb  32 caliDre i������.volver wlucu  was in the rcuin lie rushed at the uoor  jr.itl burst it in.  what followed IS to some extent a  matier oi conjecture, bat from piecing  togtjctier the stoneo ot uiose wno ar<*  in a poailion to know, it was practically this: Gouin was apparently  eittier listening at or looking througii  ihe Key hole and the wound on his  forehead was received from the violent  opening of the door. Then Harris,  ���������aho it may be supposed was almost  beside himself.rushed at Gouin, liring  a ahot into his abdomen at such close  quarters that the report was not  heard by other occupants of the  building. Whether the shot was  fired at the first grapple or when the  two men were struggling on the lloor  will probably be decided at the trial.  During tho struggle Harris had one of  his fingers broken and others bitten.  Mrs. Harris, who was fully dressed in  street costume, rushed into Dr. Ings"  office, which adjoins the Harris' a-  partments. The doctor on going Into  Gouin's room and seeing the two on  the floor, Harris on top, and fearing  he was about to do more shooting,  grabbed the revolver* and pulled  Harris off.  Dr. Ings' first care was for the  wounded man, who was groaning in  great pain. He telephon-sd for Doctors McDonald and Sanson and a cab  being summoned Gouin was removed  to thc Holy Cross Hospital.  Harris got ln his rig tind flrovc Bouth  along thc Macleod trail, bub evidently  saw the futility of trying to escape  and leaving his rig at MIdnapore  boarded thc train and returned to  the city at 9 o'clock. Ho spent the  night at Senator Loughced's residence  and on Sunday morning went to  Police Magistrate Winter's house and  gavo himself up as soon as Chief  English, who had born telephoned for,  arrived.  Meanwhile several Mounted Police  had been sent out, and telegrams  were sent to Okotoks. High R^ver and  Macleod to   intercept   tbe   supposed  Revelstoke  Townsite  Mmiiij-, Fire and  Life Insurance . .  Oilicc, Opposite O.P.B. Denoi.  Mi~.te~.nity Room in connection.  V._cciue   kept    on   hand.  Drs.   McKechnie   and   Jeffs  Tlie.-_.Rey_elstoke_  Herald iSc,ni w_cwyi -  Do   Vou' CLlont   a   flome   in    This"; Grocuing  * CHiniacj  emi  ' - KJailcciay   oentPe * ?  The 0. & K. steam Navigation Company havo sooi.i-of citern  lighttul property in llovelstoke.    It is charmingly   situated,' hs.odv  lo*  to any portion of tho town.    Coma and enquire about it at once. --Krisy  terms if necessary.  17  Wo Have a Good Supply of  Building*  Material'  umber  and  I  CUT PRICES FOK 3i*OT CASH  Gall and -in?, u-i. We c in "t"< yn  REVELSTOKE SAY.  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Thc Svis^'j I'alni for the S  B'hj Bend. Trout Laic, Lardeau, fi'^ttitcac/., Albert Canyon, Jordan Pa-is and Kay le I'a-is  JJi.slricts. Business Men, and Busi- ~  ���������nesn Houses.  The name, Occupation and Renidcnce of  Every Male Resident  in    the    Citii.  Pric,  50 Gents  Al)D~t,~:B������ :  P. PETTIPIECE,  . Revelstoke, B. C.  I  tf  i  ? a&ZX&rt^JrS^Ttti-j^&SZ&Z^^ _������<_____-_"ao*"*_a-  ���������_���������___  General White Stprms and Carries a Boer  Position at Ladysmith*  ST AT ES II! 10 li mm  French Sympathy with the Boers^^^Gov^  ernment has Issued Letters of Marque,  London, Nov. 4.���������Thero Is very  little fresh intelligence today, but  it is believed that the Delagoa bay  route, if not already restored, soon  will be, thus giving a quicker communication wilh the Cape. The situation is still hopeful and the accounts  that continuously arrive regarding  the fighting at Farqubar's farm only  confirm its serious natuio and thc  narrow escape General Whito had,   o   MORE  HEAVY   BOER  GUNS  ���������Lr  London, Nov. 4.���������The Daily Mail  publishes the following despatch from  Ladysmith dated Wednesday morning.  Matters today are quiet, the Boers  apparently mounting more heavy-  guns to the north and northwest,  which are likely to give us trouble.  The Boer contingent is 15,000 strong  and is clearly visible from the camp,  streaming away to the south. -The  inhabitants of Ladysmith continue to  leave the   town.  The Paris correspondent of the  Daily Mail says: ' I learn that the  Transvaal and Orange Free State governments before the war placed  large orders with gun makers at Le-  creusot, but that not all the weapons  ordered will be delivered owingto the  suddenness with which hostilities  began. The " guns the Boers  are actually using-are 75-millimetre  quick firing guns and 153 millimetre  siege and garrison guns, all mounted  on light canages, adapted in every  possiblc way for use on muddy-  trails. They had two months'* steady  firing practice under competent crcu-  sot agents. If they could have had  another months' practice no Euro-'  pean artillery could have withstood  them.  White's retreat upon Ladysmith is  the number of men captured apart  from the members of the Gloucester  regiment and Irish Fusiliers, who  were taken prisoners.  "The list of casualties among ths  commisioucd officers and men at  Farqubar's farm shows' that the  Gloucesters lost 30 killed and 51  wounded; and the 10th mountain  battery two wounded 'before they  surrendered. Tho captured, who are  given under tho heading of missing,  are divided as follows: Gloucesters  19 ofilcers and 33 men; 10th mountain- battery   five ollicers and St men.  EUROPEAN COALITION  SECOND  CANADIAN  CONTINGENT  Ottawa, Nov. 4.'���������The Canadian government has riot received any definite  reply to the, offer forwarded to the  Imperial authorities to send a second  ��������� contimgent to assist Her Majesty's  forces in the Transvaal.  Rendered    Impossible   owing   to   the  Loyal Friendship of.the United  States  London, Nov. 4.���������Rumors of the  continental anti-British coalition still  continues to occupy the French  papers. Referring to the alleged  Anglo-American understandtng.said to  be the outcome of the Spanish war,  The Figaro says that the Washington  cabinet has been convinced that' had  it not been for the action of Great  Britain tho McKinley administration would have had to face a European coalition in Spain's behalf. To  deprive the United States of the fruits  of victory the English played so well  on this string that at the present moment if Europe did not remain  in a situation of strict neutrality it  would not be long before the United  States fleet showed its flag on the  eastern and southern coasts of Africa.  This is tho Kaiser's nightmare and it  will be used as the argument in favor  of the increase in the German navy.  The English hope that the increase  may he made with a view of the conclusion of the alliance between the  United States and Germany.  BRITISH PLANS  BRAVE   CAVALRYMEN  For  the   Relief   of   Kimberley  Invasion of the Orange Free  State.    -  and  . London, Nov. 3.���������Despite the   strict  - censorship concerning .the - government's troops in South ,Africa it is  evident that a strong column is forming at Deaar Junction for the, relief  of Kimberley. The First Fusiliers,  Second Berkshires and half of the  Second Yorkshire Light Infantry,are  "known to be there, numbering 2,000 in  all. The Muusters have been converted into a mounted infantry. It was  originally intended to send the entire  army corps to this point, but "the  critical position of the British forces  in Natal necesitates the diverging of  reinforcements as soon as they arrive at Cape Town. The government,  hoped-that Gen. White would be able  to hold the Boers in check in Natal  long enough for the army corps to  arrive and make a dashing invasion  of the Orange Free State and thence  into the Transvaal, but all these plans  are upset now. Under the conditions  some of the troops must be spared to  help Kimberley. Lord .Salisbury is  anxious about his son Max, and every  effort will be made to , help the two  beleagured towns as soon as possible  Afrikanders Are Loyal. , ,  London,  Nov.  4.���������The Cape    Town  ^correspondent-of-the-Daily-Chronicle  savs there  is not tbe slightest indication here ��������� of  any Afrikander    dis  loyalty there.-  General .Buller at Cape Town.  Cape Town, Nov. 4.���������Lieutenant  General Buller is still here and it is  not likely that he will leave for a  few days. It is rumored that martial  law will shortly be proclaimed-*in  Cape Town.  Kimberley Still Safe.  Orange River Colony, Nov .4.���������The  '   camp of Kimberley is still safe and  the wounded are doing well.  It now appears as, if it were only  the arrival of the Naval contingent  from the Powerful which prevented  a more serious disaster. _ It is now-  known that when it was seen' that  retirement was imperatlye.two- Natal  cavalrymen volunteered to convey a  despatch across the Boer lines ' to  Major Ady, ordering him to retire,  but tho risk was - considered too  gtjeat and flag signalling was em?  ployed.     ' "' '  The- distance - was -too great and  the ground too rough for the cavalry  to go to his assistance.  According to despatches .filed on  Tuesday, defensive works were being  constructed on the -hills around  Ladysmith and it is expected that the  big naval guns would be mounted the  following day.  35   BATTALIONS   WILL   MOBILIZE  ' London, Nov. 4.���������An army order  issued this evening instructs the  proper authorities to mobilize 35  battalions of militia at their respective headquarters on various dates  after November 20.  ANTICIPATING   ENGLISH   PLANS  Boer'  Army, Will   Isolate   Ladysmith  and then Capture Durban  London, Nov. 5.���������The * Standard  publishes a despatch from Luxemburg, which 'says: "Until within.a  very few"days Dr.Leyds has .been in  -telegrap_ic-communication-=w:itli-Pre--  toria through an indirect diplomatic  channel, by means of which he was  able to supply'the Transvaal with the  supposed British plan to advance  through the Orange Free State. With  a view of anticipating this move-"  ment, the Boers will endeavor to  capture or isolate Ladysmith, and  then to press on to Durban, where  they would he - able to oprevent the  British landing, while the main Boer  army would hastily retrace its steps  to- defend the line of the Orange  River."   "-,   "  -  f  o   SECOND "CANADIAN CONTINGENT  CRITICIZED BY GERMANY  Carbineers and the Natal Border  Rifles started under General French  at sunrise and got within striking distance before the enemy was aware of  their presence. The field battery accompanying the expedition secured a  good position commanding the enemy's  camp, which was a large one, at tho  Laager with army wagons and other  vehicles. Bester Hill was well fortified and provided with good guns.  At 9 o'clock the British opened flre,  the Boers replying with spirit but bad  aim. The British quickly sent a 42  pound shell into the camp, inflicting  terrible loss and spreading panic  among the enemy. Our cavalry then  stormed the position, the Boers fleeing precipitately -and leaving many-  dead and wounded, as woll as the  whole camp and equipment in the  hands of the British. This success  will upset the plans of the Orange  Free State commanders and will probably prevent them from giving the  British any further trouble from the  west.  SANGUINARY BATTLE  A despatch from Natal says that the  Dutch residents have received news of  a sanguinary battle fought yesterday,  probably between Ladysmith and Colenso. A large number of Boers were  killed, many of whom were relatives  of the Natal Dutch residing in this  place. The English residents have  no knowledge of any engagement. The  correspondent of the Times at Ladysmith confirms the report of tho artillery exchanges. He says: "The  Investment of the town is novv practically complete. Last night the  onemy tapped the wires in our rear.  He can therefore cut oft communication whenever he pleases. It is  suggested therefore that the Boers  believe that Ladysmitli is in their  power and that they are therefore  anxious to have us get up all our  military stores before they attack us.  Defeat of Free Staters.  A reconnaisance by the Lancers and  a flold battery today found a Free  State laager, which the British shelled heavily, driving the Boers out. Tlie  general belief in London is that the  Boers are now waiting for more guns  from Pretoria before attacking Ladysmith. The fact that Buller appears  to have ordered the retirement from  Stormberg and perhaps from other  places relieves to some extent- the  public mind wliich otherwise would  have been further alarmed.  LORD BERESF0RD SPEAKS  FRENCH GOVERNMENT  Has Issued Letters of Marque.  Paris, Nov. C.���������Le Temps says:  "There is an immense fleet of transports now at sea carrying troops to  the Transvaal. . The government  cannot seriously threaten these, but  there is no doubt that it has issued  letters of marque in Europe and thc  United States and British commerce  may suffer even if the transports do  not."  Heavy; Firing at Lady?mith.    .  Colenso, Nov. 2.���������(Delayed)���������Heavy-  firing .is now going on at Ladysmith,  in which the Boers are shelling from  positions on the Groblerskloof Hill,  this side" of Ladysmith: Two trains  have just arrived here from ' Ladysmith. " When near Pieters Station  they were fired upon by the Boers.-  OFFICIAL DESPATCHES  From  "General" -, Buller���������Reports  '  , well.  i , London," Nov. 6.���������General Buller has  wired the war office from Cape Town,  under date of Sunday, that Colonel  Kekewich, in command at Kimberley,  reports under date of October 31st  that all his wounded are doing well.  - London, Nov. G.���������The war office issued the following report at 11:40 yesterday:  "Sir Redvers. Buller to secretary of  state for war:" Cape Town, Nov. 5.���������  8:40-p.m.���������Commandant at Durban  sends the following from Ladysmith  by pigeon post, November 4th: Yesterday General French went out with  the cavalry and field artillery and effectively -shelled the Boer laager  without loss to our side.''  Loudon, Nov. 7.���������Rear Admiral Lord  Charles lieresford speaking at Sunderland last night conlessed that he regarded with great apprehension what  might be the attitude of the Blacks  towards the vanquished when the  British had conquered the Uoers. "I  must repeat," said Lord Chanes, "that  in view of such a contingency the  government is not sending out even  sufficient troops as to avoid the possibility of foreign intervention. I  consider that the great naval, military  and financial resources of the Empire were calculated to ward off any  undue European dictation.  LADYSMITH STII1 SAFE  London, Nov. 7.���������The war __ office  stated at midnight that no despatches  have been received beyond those al-  read made public and that nothing  further will be heard before noon today. Thus not a solitary oilicial item  of news has been posted lor nearly  48 hours. This has given rise to a  crop of rumors that Ladysmith's  ammunition is exhausted, that General White has been mortally wounded and that other unlucky, happenings have taken place. For all theso  reports ther is absolutely no foundation. At the same time tho Britisher has had little to stimulate him  within the last 21 hours except tho  news of the  Confident Attitude  ot the Ladysmith garrison and its  successes last Thursday and Friday.  Advices from othur parts of South  Africa arc distinctly unpalatable.  Everything points a critical situation  in Natal and the Northern portions  of the Cape Colony wliich is likely to  grow more acute until General White  is either relieved or decisively defeats the Boers.  Nobody' Dares Think  of Capitulation. Rather than that he  is expected as a last resort if Ladysmith becomes untenable, to make a  desperate elfort to cut : his way  through the Boers and get back into  lower Natal and join hands with the  garrison there which is now almost  certain  _   To be Reinforced  by the first arrivals of the army corps  from England to be pressed forward  to be in touch with him.  lt is generally assumed however,  that General White, with the aid of  the naval guns will be' able to cope  with any bombardment and the idea  that the Boers could take Ladysmith  by  assault is  Scouted as, Absurd  The defence then depends on the uninterrupted working of the naval  guns.- Here arises an important  question upon which the despatches  havo thrown little light. Whether the  maval guns.which ; themselves only  arrived*- at the last moment, have  with them  Sufficient Ammunition  to reply to the bombardment lasting  possiuly several weeks. If not it is  nardly likely that ,works exist m a  smau town like ladysmith for the  casting of the- special shells needed  tor 4.7 guns .and moreover there is  no mention of any, enures of lyddite  at Ladysmith for recharging these  shells. - Meanwhile vague remarks  in the despatches point to the impending arrival ot further big Boer  guns irom Johannesburg to be .mounted/ along the' hills within range of  Ladysmith. ' Such considerations explain the anxiety felt regarding General White's, movements and position,  not only by .public and business'men  but in official  circles.       , ���������*���������  The British Retirement  .' - s  to Estcourt has given the impression  ,that it is intended to make a stand  there. Estcourt is the last important  town between the Boers and the capital-of Natal and it the Boers sweep  past Estcourt nothing can stop them  from-lay in siege to Pietermaritzburg  which cannot" be expected tomake a  protracted defence,' while its fall  would be a tremendous blow to British prestige throughout South Africa.  OFFICERS FOR THE FRONT  Press ������Says the Army System Should  be Re-Organized  Berlin, ������?ov. 3.���������The statement of  the Britis'b secretary for war, Lord  Landsdowne-, at the Cutlers* feast at  Sheffield yesterday, that the military  preparations in the difficulty with  the Transvaal could not be kept  abreast of the diplomatic negotiations, has evoked severe comment  on the part of the German press.  The Neustre Nachrichten says: 'This  assertion will amaze the world, and  especially Germany, for -it implies  that the army and diplomacy of Great  Britain are unevenly balanced, or  that both are Inefficient; For the  purposes of comparisons, we need but  to recall Germany's preparedness in  1870, and the fact that Count Von  Moltke, on the first day of the mobilization, was found reading , a novel.  Lord Lansdowne's statement only  conflrmsi tho opinion of numerous  critics. -Porhaps England's experi-  onco in South Africa will sufflco to  bring homo tho national Instinct of  Britons, tho necessity for a radical  reorganization at the- British military system." o   o   .REVISED LIST OF CASUALTIES  Ottawa, Nov. 6.���������The offer- of a  second" Canadian contingent by the  government has not yet been accepted.  Disposal  of    Boer     Prisoners���������Cape  Dutch Are Loyal.  Cape own, Nov. 6.���������Prince Christian  Victor, grandson of Queen Victoria,  and captain of the Kings Royal Rifles,  and several other officers have left  Cape Town for Ladysmith to replace  -the-dead-and-wounded-officers.-���������.The  Boer prisoners have been taken on  board the British cruiser Penelope.  They number nine officers and 180 men  find are all doing well. Tlie Dutch  farmers of Alival Noith have passed  a resolution making a srtong protest  against the allegation of disloyalty in  Cape Colony.    , '"  lieut: egerton dead.  MOVING ON STORMBERG  HUDSON'S BAY  E_g  Ji/  Now that cold weather  has come it is necessary  that everyone should be  Suitably Clothed,  We have the largest and  best selected stock in the  West, at  Price to Suit  Evcrydody  Men's  All  Wool   2weed  tiuiis  double     or     single breasted  from $6 to $18  Men's   All    Wool   Frieze  and  '.   Blue Nap Pea Jackets  from $5 to S10  -Tl  Men's Genuine Irish Frieze and  Nap  Ulsters  from $6 to S2.0  Men's Fur Coats, in, Pesrian  Lamb, Coon, Wallaby, Calf,  Dog, Wombat. Also a niee  selection of Far Lined, beaver  '"  cloth with, otter collar.  Youth's, Boy's and Children's  Clothing. We have a full  range,  arc ir Stores  KING SOLOMON'S MINES  Mr.  Rejoicing, in  .Holland over  cesses.  BoerSuc-  A BOER LOSS  The following detailed revised re  -port cj the total casualties among thc  rank and file at Farqubar's Farm, is  announced: "Total; 57 killed, 227  wounded, 473 missing. The last mentioned does not In elude the Irish  Fusiliers. A significant fart, indicating tho hasty character of Gen.  London, Nov. 6.���������The war office has  just issued the following from General  Buller: "Cape Town, November 5.���������  The commandant at Durban sends the  following: I have received from  Ladysmith hy pigeon post, dated November 3rd. ' Yesterday General  French went out with the cavalry and  field artillery and effectively shelled  tho Boor laager without, any loss on  our     side. Colonel     Brocklehurst  with the-cavalry, field artillery, the  Imperial Light Horse and and the  Natal Mounted Volunteers were engaged today with the enemy to the  south cast of Ladysmith. The fighting lasted several hours. Our loss  was very small. The bombardment  of Ladysmith continued yesterday and  today and many Boer Bhells were  pitched Into the town. ' Our troops  are ln good health and spirits and  the wounded are doing well. General .Touhert sent In Major Kincaid,  of tho Royal Irish Fusiliers, and nine  wounded prisoners. Eight Boers were  sent out In exchange, no others, being  fit to travel. Lieutenant Egerton  of the Powerful, Is dead."  A special despatch from Ladysmith  describing Thursday's fighting savs  j that the artillery duel at dawn. In  w~h!eh. th. Boers guns were silenced.  I was Inte-dod to or cupv the Boers and  to enable General White to achieve  his purpose te capture of tho Boer  camp, behind Boster Hill. For this  purpose tho Lancer.. Hussars  .1  The Hague, Nov. 6.���������Enthusiasm  over the successes of the Boers is  extreme. News hour by hour is eagerly, watched for and the speeches of  the deputies in the states general are  constantly interrupted as the rumors  of despatches come in. All the  Dutch newspaper offices are flying the  Transvaal flag. According to an undated despatch received here from  Ladysmith the body of General Jan  Kock, the Boer commander, who was  wounded at the battle of Glencoe and  has since died, has been taken to  Pretoria.  '  London, Nov. 6.���������Gunnery Lieut  'Egerton, of the British cruiser  Poweiful. who _vas wounded by the  explosion of a shell in the bombardment of Ladysmith has been promoted to the rank of commander for  services in the field. His legs have  been amputated as the result of his  wounds. This officer is the nephew of  tbe Duke of Devonshire, lord presi-'  dent of the council.  Havana, Nov. 6.���������A" regiment Is in  progress of formation here, the services of which, when organized and  complete, will be offered to Great  Britain against the Boers.   o   PARIS SYMPATHY FOR BOERS  Six Thousand Boers and Orange Free  Staters'Moving in That Direction.  London, Nov. 7.���������The Daily Mail has  received the following despatch from  Stormberg, dated Friday evening:  An-^ Orange Free State force, 2,000  strong, is now at Piwonz's farm, half  ���������way-between-the-Orange-river-and-the'  Burghers. The Boers arc awaiting  there for the arrival of 3,000 reinforcements from Rouxville and Bloemfon-  tein before  Moving on Stormberg.- -  There is a third Free State* force at  Cobburg. Signalling in the Boer  camp was plainly-visible from here  last night. Stormberg is understood  to be the depot where tho stores, tents,  guns and ammunition and all the  commissariat details of the third division that under General Gatacred  were in. process of accumulation. The  stores have been removed to Queens-  town and the obvious explanation of  their removal arises out of the Boer  advance from Bothule and Alival  Nortli.  In view of thc near approach of the  British reinforcements  A Boer Invasion  of Cape Colony could hardly be regarded very seriously. There may  therefore be another reason for the  withdrawal and the stores destined by  repute for Queenstown may be intended for East London or Durban. It  may be General Buller's intention to  send on Colonel Lord Methuns' division, composed of the Guards and  other British brigades, to the immediate assistance of Natal. For the use  of that division a diversion may be  intended of some of the stores" of the  third division, which are in tho handiest position to be forwarded. The  reports that Rosemeand and Naaunw-  poort are also to be evacuated seem  to corroborate the idea that General  Bulletfs first business will be to relieve  ���������White.  ' 'i  Cecil Rhodes Believes That They  Have Been.Found. ^  "And King Solomon made a navy  of ships in Ezion-Geber, which is  beside Eloth, on the shores of the Red  Sea, in the tend of Edoni.  "And they came ,to Ophir, and  fetched from thence gold, 420 talents,  and brought it to King Solomon."  And it is said further-that this navy  of Hiram came once in three years  with gold and silver, apes" and ivory  and peacocks. -  And ever since then men have  dreamed of the lost mines of Ophir.  Gold and silver, ivory and apes can  be found in Indian and Africa. So  students have settled on one of these  two lands as containing the lost-treasure houses of tho earth. ,. Others  maintain that the land-of Ophir was  in Arabia. "->  But Africa is the favorite place now,  and"' so hard headed and unvisionary  a man as Cecil Rhodes believes not  only that the mines are'on that continent, but that he has reason to feel  assured that their location has been  established almost exactly, at least  exactly 'enough to make it possible to  find them. In a communication which  he has just made to the shareholders  of the Chartered company he asserts  that the ancient mines are situated on  the southern aflluents of tho Zambesi  river, and that their rediscovery is  under way of being made a fact.  Now there has just come news from  the interior of Africa about strange  discoveries    that .at least., point,   to  X FERGUSON  THE ROSSLAND  Of THE LARDEAU  Iiatfdeau  Ferguson  Is the richest mining district in British  Columbia  Is right   in the  rchest mines  heart   of   Lardeau's  Now Is tlie Time to Invest in  Ferguson Real  _st.te  And Here are the Reasons Why  You  Should "Get in on the  Ground Floor of this'Rising Mining Camp" "*"  first  ia in the heart of th_ mines and so  situated thnt it will always be the  outfitting point for aU the b'g shippers.  A glance at a map of tbe district will  convince lhe most sk=ptisi������l of this  fact.  Second:  The    miners  and  mine   owners   * ill  n sic tl i ir hi t.dquartersat Ferguson.  Third  Next year Ferguson will have two  railways, namely the Lardo Duncan  and the C.P.R. Both lines have been  surveyed into the town, and the Lardo  Duncan are right now clearing the  land for their new road and woik-  shops, sideways etc.  Fourth:  The Silver Cup,. Sunshine,   Nettie  L,'  Tow.er,   Tine     Fiseuie,   Bad   Shot  Broa    \h w, Old Sanoma, Silver Quean  Silv er Belt The   Horn   Le dga   Group  Big   Five     -Wagner,   Abbott,   Holy  Moees Empire^and "other well known  properties are   tributory   to -, Fergaiou  a'nd are all within a radius of 10 miles ,  of the town aire. <;> *  fiovu  is   the   Golden    Opportunity  ii *  Next summer may be too late to get in at'  ground floor prices.   Advice���������Act prompt-  ly. ...    '      .        v       '-' "-",",  Ferguson     ;.       .       .       .       . ,  Is absolutely  without a rival, in the Lar- ,    ���������  -  dean District.   '  Lots Are Selling Fast���������  ' Spokane Capitalists arc reaching after Ferguson property and expect to pull out with '  ���������  a handsome return, as experienced by them *  in tlie early days of Kossland.  Why Not You .  Lots selling now at from S150 to S250���������  Choice Corners.   Al'  information can^baprocured, on  J*    .."^'il  . ���������,*���������   uu  . ,, ������������������������ !  _<- -,���������?-"'���������  - *,' > -  ���������      b "."  KIMBERLEY  SURROUNDED  Purls, Nov. 3.���������Tho municipal council today passed resolutions offering  its entire sympathy to the Boers.  "who are struggling for independence." expressing regret that the European powers had not intervened  to prevent the conflict, and hoping  Natal} that peace would speedily be secured.  Eleven Thousand Boers Versus Seven  Thousand British.  London, Nov. 7.���������It Is believed that  the Orange Free State commanders  now have  Eleven Thousand Men  concentrated against Kimberley and  on the Free State southern frontier.  Opposed to them are only 7,000 British troops. The towns which He open  to their attack are Alival Nortli,  Burghersdorp, Steynberg, Barkly and  Molteno.  coming revelations of ,vast, interest  The report comes from an exploring  party under Dr. Carl Peters, and is to  tho effect that the Macombi's country,  which is in South Zambesi, that part  of British South Africa known under  the general title of Rhodesia that he  has discovered a huge mountain, on  which there stands mighty and ancient  ruins of a character identical .with  those discovered in Zimbabye. ��������� All  the .Indications, according to tho short  report,' aro that they, belong to a set-  ��������� tlement of miners and assayers, there  having been found enough evidences  of their work to warrant such a conclusion as to the profession of theso  forgotten inhabitants of inner Africa.  Now it has heen 'fairly woll established, as far as theory, aided by careful  study and knowledge could do it, that  tho inhabitants of Zimbabye were  miners who worked for Solomon, and  as theso newly found ruinB are identical with them in character they furnish additional testimony in support  of tho belief that the world is on tho  track of King Solomon's famous mines  at last.  In his report Dr. Peters refers to  the old tradition that halt a day's  journey from the river Mansoro is a  fort named Massapa; and that near  this is the "great mountain of Fura,  very rich in gold, and that thero are  peoplo who say that the name of  'Fura' is a corruption of tho name of  Ophir."    - J  Dr. Peters started on his expedition  quietly in the end ot April. At the  time his trip was dismlsesd without  much talk as being merely 'one of the  many lesser exploring enterprises.  His second in command Is Captain  George Silver, who commanded in the  famous Black Watch till recently,  when he was relieved to take part in  the romantic quest. Many mining experts accompany tbe expedition which  Is escorted by native Somalis.  The expedition was carefully and  lavishly equipped. The start Into the  Interior was made through Portuguese territory, the port of Chlndi  being selected as the most convenient.  A stern wheel steamer, like those  which wen*- used with such good effect  on the Nile in tho Kitchener campaign, was used to transport the party  to thc upper reaches of Zambesi  which were reached about a month  ago.  . application to  E BUKER, Local Agent,  FERGUSON TOWNSITE  IMPERIAL   .-iNK,   OF CANADA  . Head Office, Toronto  Paid Up Capital $2,000,00.  ^esorve 1,300,000  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Merrltt,VIce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Elias  Rodgers  D. R. 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Cheap Rates to tbe Oid Country  _ -  Goi full particulars apply as to Ci"i_������  rates, and f������r copies of V. P. BL. puhli-  catiors. address nearest local agent or  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke-.  W, F. Asdkhww, Travelling Pa_������_i_-  gcr Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Coylk, DiHtrict JP������������gng������c Agrvt.  Vancouver. ol all kinds,���������Instruction Hooks for  Piano. Banjo,'Guitar, -Mandolin and  A   larce  assortment o������ songs  and  ��������� sheet music.  .11 the latest songs kept on hand.  If-not in stock vvill procure at onco.  GaUADA DRUO & BOOK CO., LTD.  iS^Mail  orders  immciliately   attended : to.  CHAS. R.McDONALU, Manager.  AVE.. 'KEVELSTOKE   STATION.  dttxAr  *^'_L li "... '         si -at  I AMES* gMPORIUM  j^-^   .. ,"  McKENZIE  NEWS  LOCAL AHO  GENERAL  Mrs. C.J. Rumens returned from  Spokane yesterday.  T. P. Downing,-, of the Mohawk,  registered Ut the Columbia on Tburs-  rt.-iy.  W.  Bradley   moved   into   his   new  -.quarters'at the old Heiiald stiuul on  First street yesterday.  'Alexandet Maclean of Kamloops, is  opening a boot itncl shoe and drygoods  store in the McCarty block.  Serviced   tomorrow    (21lh    Sunduy  after Trinity! in St. Peter's  church  us  Rl'V.'e. C.  Paget,  D.D.,  offici-  WINTER'S WORK IH LARDEAU  BANK CLERK JOT GUILTY  Winnipeg Jury   Decline  to   Credit  the  Story of the Chicago Detective.  of  J.  usual  ating.  .Tim Ling, .the Hungarian section  man of Twin Butte, whosi legs were  cut off by a freight truiii lust Tuesday  is doing favorably.  Miss Beverklge,  of  Winnipeg,  who  "hus been visiting Mrs. W.M. Lawrence  fm- the past tvvo weeks, li-ft  again   for  her huiiie yesterday,morning.  Our esteemed contemporary the  Tiout Lake Topic, is keeping up the  Dewey celebration in great, style with  its last issues on Manilla paper.  J. Nelson lost tvvo horses, run over  by a freight on tlie Arrowlieud branch  on Wednesday morning. One horse  was killed and the other blinded.  A. Mumoof Trout Lake City, wns  married in Glengarry on Oct. 2Gtb. to  Miss Mnry Tomb. The newly married  pair will spend the winter in Calgary.  The Salmon Ann Co-operative Association's store is now finished and  Manager Davies has opened np in it  ���������with a carload of potatoes and vegetables.  R, Caylev has commenc-pcl an extensive addition to the City Hotel, which  consists of a wing 2(ix5S and tvvo  storeys high at the back of their present building.  contractors   on' the  Nettie  L,  W.   Kennedy,  Phil Ott, J  Tbe  John and  An Active Season Expected on the  Silver Cup, Nettie L, Pedro, Tower,  Beatrice and Ethel Properties,  Work on the Towser is  progressing I bank of $02,000 reached  a coni-Iin  favorably,   and   it   is    expected   that I thi*! nfteyiiuon at 12:55. whim the j  before long the  force working there  will bi* increased to IS men.  Ontbt' Pedro group, comprising 10  full claims and a fraction, nn option  has been given for $01,000. The terms  of tho agreement call for the employment continuously of four men from  the 1st of June next until the 1st of  August, when a 10 per cent, payment,  'will have to be made. Six months  from the date of this payment 25 pet-  cent, falls due. On the 1st of August,  1001. 30 per cent, will be payable, and  the balance on Nov. 1st, 1001.  Tho Nettie L people are laying in  a  large quantity of supplier,   and  everything goes to indicate that the coming  season will see  this property making  steady shipments of ore to the suit .ter.  At the Silver  Queen  the course of  Ihe next two weeks  vvill  witness the  commencement    of   activity   greater  tlmn ever  has ; been   known   on   this  hill.   An enormous body  of   ore was  exposed    by  the   operations   of  last I stood by him  winter, and when the work of taking | tions of the crowd,  oul. ore is commenced   it   will   be   no  time bofine. .a   carload   is  ready   for  shipment.  During the coming winter it is expected tlmt the Beatrice, will make  another .shipment of ore. This property is the Payne of the Lardeau, and  ils development means much to the  district. Last year about 70 tons  were shipped out of 2000 sacks which  were lying at and in thu mine.  Messrs, .McPherson, Davy, Edge,  and K'mmaii have obtained a lease for  six months on the Ethel and expect to  be rawhiding ore  in about a  months  Winnipeg, Nov. 9.���������The trial  ���������*W. Anderson for robbing the  Mol-som-  '     '       conclusion  jury  returned a verdict of .'-not guilty.  The charge i f Judge Bain was very  lengthy and favored the prisoner.;".'is  be said he would not.accept as evidence  a confession if it was mnde public by  Dele.tivo Davis. Throughout the  judge's charge Anderson gave everv  evidence of the closest attention. He  leaned forward in the liox aud listened  to every, word.  The ladies .were largely.in evidence,  and there was a bevy of them about  the prisoner's box, a number "of whom,  after the jury retired, leaned over and  talked wilh him. The suspense during  the interval of waiting was intense,  and at 12:05, after being out an hour  nml fifty-live minutes, the jury sent  word tliey were ready to come in.  When the foreman pronounced the  words "not guilty," cheer after cheer  rent the air, unci in an instant the  space in front of the prisoner's box  vvas filled with men anil women congratulating the prisoner. The cheering continued for fully three minute.,  the court officials vainly endeavoring  to icstore order, and "by that time  Anderson vvas out of,the box and half  way across the court in the bunds of  friends. Not only Anderson, but his  mothei', brothers and friends who have  received the  congratula:  When order had been restored, the  usual announcements for the reassembling of the court was made and the  case was over. The verdict is popular  with citizens, who placed no confidence  in the story told by Davis, the  detective.  HAVE YO(J  Secured any of the  WQNBERFaL  BARGAINS-  We are Offering During Our  DRY G0OBS  CLEARANCE SALE?  McKENZIE AVENUE.  A full assortment of all the latest  novelties in fancy goods just opened,���������Ladies' hygeian underwear,  special line of combination childrens'togues, tarr.s and napoleons.  ������__������P-iStaiiiplng ilone to order.  K. Lawson.  Braying and Express.  Henderson's  am  ..., ...  iny  Ino upon shortest? notice. _��������� .  /  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  Having   bought out  D.       _  draying anil express business,  I  (  prepared to do all kinds 61 work in l  ���������F. W. McGregor.  Car-Telephone J. Savage & Co.  "dF-Agonl for the Celebrated  Morris Plaori.  4--t.l..I-4.^^^^-l-^"_Wr������I.'t.l.'l-.l._.._4..i._^^4'  _���������  +  Z  -v<  C. J. Aman  Stationer  and  Tobacconist  Whon yon'reach'Ferguson, B.C.,  Stop'at lho      1 Mr  Hotel Lardeau  Laughton, Proprietor.  Best ?2.00 a day house In tho Lardeau.���������Best  of cuisine 'service.���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquor.1- and cigars.���������Headquarters for miners tind mininp men.���������Well  lighted unci heated rooms, neatly furnished  MISS STEELE.  t ..... Teacher of Music, Drawing, and Paintine In  *��������������� I oil and water color.: French, Latin, Mathe-  *  ' matics."  _  Music 50 conts'per lesson of onc hour.  Pupils allowed daily practice on, piano  of charge.  i ^tit^',i|^'i,'i'^-i''i'^-ti''f^"t'^'}^^^'('  /AaST G0     -  AT ANY PRIGE  free  Awkwardness  is more in appearance. Nine  times out. of ten il is the Clot lies  it man wears. No iniui ever oil,  11 swell in a hand-me-down suit  ���������imagine such a tiling if you  can.  II, costs but little more to Ret  a good tailor-made suit limn a  liaiiil-ine-ilovvii, and then you've  trot something on  you oiili-  ileiici* in.  Drop in and see lute styles.  R. S. Wilson, Tailor.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Roval School ot Mines, London.    Seven years  at llorfa   Works,  Swansea.'   . 17   yoars   Chief  Chemist  to Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,   Kng.  Late Chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  Jas. I. Woodrow  J3UTOHBR  FROMEY & CLAIR,  .... Contractors ....  BRICK. STONE ^f^sbMAGE.  STREET GRADING.  Contracts Taken.  Sccuriiy given as called for.  .Material furnished if necessary.  Corrre! Let us  TO._������et!l������F   ol? the Grocery Question.  Retail Healer 111���������  Beef, Pork,  ;, Mutton, Etc*  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly Ailed.  Corner Dougliui ���������    RBYEBS^OKE, B.8-  and King Streets.   "-������ * ���������c'-ulJ ���������"��������� "^J->-'-'i  Corporation of the   City of  Revelstoke.  Voter's List.  Notice is hereby given that a list of.the persons entitled to vote at tliemunlelpal elections  for tho City of Rovelstoko for. tho year 1300, in  novv in course ol preparation, and will he cloned on December 4th, 1899. ,  1 All persons claiming to bo untitled to voteat  such elections should make application to thn  undersigned beloro said date, to have thoir  names put on tho voter's list.  Dated this lUtli day of November, 1899.  (J. J1j, SH A W,  89-90- City Clerk.  Russell and A  Macpherson, arrived in   t,i���������u>.    It is the intention of the lessees  ���������������������������-<���������'     ,1,,    fr.,.  Thursdav, 'accompanied by  town von  the manager, W. B. Pool.  Services'in the Methodist church tomorrow at II a.m. and 7:30 p.m.    Rev.  J. A.Wood of Kaslo, formerly pastor  here   will   preach    in    the     evening.  Strangers in the city cordially invited.  Tvvo carloads of pack horses  he-longing to   M. Pettipiece,* .1.  Nelson  Geo.   Laforme   left   town  jn   Peiichland yesterday.  Pettipiece and J. Nelson  them.  No farther liffht Ins been thrown on  the mvsterious disappearance of A.  Aiulv iind the only possible conjecture  is that She unfortunate man met, his  fate by drowning in the deep waters  of Arrow Lake.  The City   of   Columbia   is   offering  S1.000 for "information   that  will  lead  ' the arrest  and  conviction   of  the  vvho   incited   and    paid   the  monev for burning the Hotel Colum-  to have  aiid  to winter  M. and W.  went  vvith  about  1 carload of   ore ready ��������� for  shipment by Christmas  next.   After  things liave Rot well  under way  the  above force  will   be  added  to  as  cir-  comstiinces permit.    This property  located on   the  mountain  side  thiee miles away   from   Trout   Lake  City, with which place it is" connected  by a good pack trail.    Its ore  is  some  of the richest  ever  taken  out  in  tbe  district, ranging from SOO ozs.   to  3000  ozs. in silver,   besides   values   in  gold  lead, and copper.  A Wrong Impression Corrected  To the Editor of the Hekald.  Sir,���������As a  wrong impression  may  have quite unintentionally created by  tbe notice in tlm  Hiskat.T)  of  the  sad  accident which happened  Tuesday   to  the  section   hand   from   Twin   Butte,  kindly allow me to state that the  men  reached   here   safely   with    the   two  Sister at precisely  one  o'clock,, Tuesday,' Nov, 7.   The Sisters wenl, at once  to the residence oC  Win. Barclay   anil  left th'p same nighl on No. 1  for  Ash-  ft.    Tbey   heard   o[    the   accident  ���������ML  II7,  If vou don't know about us and our methods, inquire around among those  who do know us. We claim to sell honest, reliable Groceries-according to  representiitions-and sell theni closer than other.dealcrs. And we'll prove  those statements to your satisfaction if you will drop in and see us-any  Our Cash business is ori tbo increase, our prices on the decrease.  Lest We Forget  SPORTSMEN I The shooting reason being  close at hand Hakiiy XX'. Knw.vitDS bests tu  thank his patrons for pasl favors, anil also  respectfully call the attention of the public far and near to his business advertisement.    .  time.  Baker, Grocer and  Confectioner. '  .���������fJMMlAlAM  A. N. SMITH.  ���������8___l_t__3ss.;!___  _?t,Iiere  lnutiler.  ol  ''wheny'llve:  ~een.lis|.  f  man  m.  TARTE  DISGUSTS   THEN!  to  persons  bin on June 17th last.  and  Andrew Parks, Roxey Scott  Arthur Riddell have ��������� come in from  Smith creek for the winter. They  report themselves well satisfied with  tbe. result of the season's work on  their placer lease.  The progress of  the sidewalk  along  Front   street   reveals    great   diserep-  '-^���������*aii-ie^bc-tvv_en-t-he-o!a-street_rme__..iid,'  From   the  old   Gold  Quebec Liberale are  Leaving  the" Fold  -Mr.: BourassaRedicuied.  The Montreal correspondent of the  Toronto World says : There can be  no doubt that there is an open revolt  011 amongst the French Liberal members nf this district. Tliey say they  are l.i-tter Liberals than Jlr, Tartu,  iuitl tbey strongly object to be-ing carried along Lo destruction by the insane  policy of tlie Minister of Public Works.  Tbey see theii Knglish allies leaving  them by tbe dozen, and men who  stood by the partv throughout tbe  Mercier regime declare to-day that  they have given their last Liberal  vote.    A prominent  French-Canadian  crol..  only on Iheii'.return this morning, anel  were very much surprised to tind their  names   mentioned    in     the     matter.  Doubtless, the men would have  cared  ror  the   Sii-tei's.  safety  bad   it     b.en  iicccs'.iyy. but,  as  they were not  vvas injured, having left, the ni  time i.el'ore in lhe  railroad  und sound.    Tliey  have   offered  ever, lo receive the poor mini   nsgsi.ou  as he is able to -stand  the  trip  Mary's   hospital,   Nevv   W  anil give him every care free of cliai  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads  THIltl- STREKT,  Birds, Animals, Ete., preserved  and mounted.  KASTC1K BCHOOLUOUSIS.  SSBI.  m  ,. _ .Revei-toke^B.'.Cv-1^  ^"Work^itfrourU, Ktri-et/;^  ftS> ������>~___N6."dli!iieKO',emi>loyod;-^  Buker'IvoiiiFirstStrcct.ir?''^!^  ������SI|-ilplgflRii|toig  yy-i ysj.:. .���������_-;,.. t^i .,-.���������'������������������:  men.soui e~��������� ���������.mSWe./  ��������� r ,,.,_���������    -.;-'���������->'-.!    .-j."2- ' ill}  yariV;y>!iie:! <H?-5~~!_f  how- I  at  St.  stiiiinster.  U'ry-'t.KVV'ff^viieVnsHOs'iir  tD:;;;;'y".!%!Ut fairandVequltabic rates.iyy_y;;&  S'rJviSSviiJpoiicies-^iion^forteitable/jiina^a  W.?\H?Vy;"g.anteed'valuos;'cttsli 'Iokiiyiilues.yIA  My,;V?:;Sv"Ji"'throughouUthe1:liisioryiof :_thUj;&  S;.:?*??^;i;a;oii"good busfriossV^or^Vfesideiitial::  M-^V?;?? :;**?? property, .y,:,?:;?,;;^?'1?-1'^^'??:���������;;��������� :,:i?,; ,.-���������  plffiiFAYETTEIBUKERi  Corporation of the   City of  Revelstoke.  Court of Revision.  Notiee is hereby given that a Court of Revision for the Citv ol Itevelstoke vvill be held at.  the olllee of the City Clerk, Revelstoke, IS. C,  011 Iho lSlh dny of December, 1899, nt the hour  of 111 o'clock   In the forenoon, for the purpose.  I of hearing complaints against the assessment  lasn.i.dc for the year 190U by the Asses .or," anil.  for revising and correcting the assessment roll  for Unit year.  Dated tliis 10th day of November, 1899.  -.    C. E. SHAW,  :? 89-100:_  City Clerk.  GREAT WESTERN.MIMES,,LTD.  bv given  that instead of thong called for'Tiovombor  l-ili  meeting  of the .Sliarelmli. th  Notico Is hcrcl  Directors' meoti  next, n  special  member of the House of Commons .declared yesterday that if Mi. Tarte did  nut. got out the. Ministry would not  last another session. Those, however,  who know the master ot the administration say that he will never give np  savir-Laurier*���������"nnd-* that  the proper one  Hill on the buildings are all several  feet away from'the inner edge, of the  walk.     '  The Svnod of the Diocese of New  Westminster has divided Kootenay.  Okanagan. the Boundary district and |  part of East Yale into a new bishopric,  which will for the present be presided  over by BWhop Dart with a synod of  Its own.  The measming party given by the  ladies of the W. C. T. U. at Mrs. .1.  . W., Lawson's resiilence.on Mackenzie  avenue on -Thursday evening, w.us _  great succe.-s. The spacious ap irt-  luent-S otMi*s. 1-iwson's handsome  villfr were crowded and an extra good  time was enjoyed by alllpresent at-the  very pleasant social whicli formed the  evening's entertainment.  Hurry Edwards, the*'taxidermist,  reports quite a rush of work at the  present .time." lie is getting? orders  from all nv-fi- Kiiotenay. lie is of  opinion that moie might lie done to  ad vet Use lln- ail vantages of Revelstoke  ns bi>adr}ii.ii lei-.- fur huntsmen of big  game, sitiv-e both bear unci cariboo can  lie obtained, with'so little trouble at .1  short distance round this point. ,,  The entertainment given by .1. \V  Bengough. who vvill show here on  November 10th under the allspices of  the Indies of the Presbyterian  church.  bis place   lo  lhey vvill all sink togethei  A PANIC CKEATED.  An article from a verv strong Liberal  paper,   the   "Echo   of   Motitinagny,''  formerly edited by  Judge  Choquette,  almost   created   11 'panic   in   the  li  district of Quebec1.  '��������� We did not, expect," says the  article, -to see Mr. Botiras-sa throw  himself into such a ridiculous movement by working purely imaginary  motives. We can only see in the s������tep 1  taken bv the-member  for  Labelle an I  H. A. Tir.v~_.-12K.     I  Revelstoke, Nov. 10.  Mr, 'Tapping's Grievance  To the Editor of the Herald:  Sin.���������Please .illovv me space through  the columns of yum1 paper to ask a few-  public questions :    1st.   Is it in accordance with the laws of   B. O. troverniilg  incorporation for city officials to  purchase alt mate! inl for public  works  iu  t.he city by private,  purchase  without  tenders*  or  allowing any  chance   for  competition.   '2nd.   Is  it  fair  play  to  boycott nie.  a  lniniierinati.   vvith   the  fruits of 15 year? labor all   invested   in  Revelstoke."   We handle the best lumber on Lhis market,  and   vve  compete  vvith  all-comers.    Furthermore  when  tenders were not called for I only asked   to supply   one^third   of   the"  totn!  ";iiuoiinl-cif-liiiiibei-.-b',it-I-!'.:i.v������������-_i������vt_had^_  a c-hanre.    Do yon see  any   nigger  in  the  fence?     I   aNo   would   asli   how  many   thousand   feel    of   lumber has  been used   in   the   corporation 'works  this   season,   and   the   name   of   the  gentleman who-������caIed the lumber  for  the city.    4th.  Who said through   the  Herald it was right. Inst, week.  ' Yours truly.     R. Tapping.  For Furnace or Stove Use.  Price per ton for Stove Coal'delivered from Cars���������$9.00  >*    "      ������������������.        Furnace Coal delivered-from Car's--$8.50  A." II. HOLDICH,  Secretary-Treasurer.  WANTED.    .  A good reliable girl to take chiirKO of house  an.l. small  family.    Apply  "H. L."   Hkkald  [oltlco.  F. McCarty,   -   Revelstoke. B, O.  Go To-  PROTECT-   YOUR -LUNGS    AND |  CHEST FROM THE COLD  WINDS OF WINTER  CHAMOIS VESTS  -   CHAMOIS SKINS  At Reduced 1'rlccs.-  Our interest in von is not gauged by thc by  the amount of money you spend.  FIELD & BEWS  DruggistR and Stationers.  WANTED.    .,  Position as governess^  competent  teacher.  Address:   Ueba Tanner, Homer St .Vancouver.  '-   TO RENT.  A lirst-clnis now 7-roomcd resilience on Third .  . tn-ct to rent.  HuitALD Oflice.  Apply for particulars at tho  NOTICE ���������,.    ���������  Notice is hereby given to purchasers of lota  In Hlock ������������������A,"Tovvn-of Itevelstoke, otherwise  known us tlio "Mara Townsito Property," that  all instalments on account of purchase: aro; to,  be paid to Mr. A. It. II. Hearn, Manager of tlio  Imperial Hunk of Canada at Itevelstoke, and to  no other person.  J.A.MARA,  I'.v his attornev in fact,   -  8t. ��������� ' G. II. UAKN'AUD.  Lewis'  Restaurant  At Hotel Edwards   For the Best Meal  in the City   Popular Price,���������2S Cents.  ���������No Chinese Employed.  NOTICE.  Notico Is herebv given that on days after  date, I intend to'apply to tlie Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for iiormisslon to  puri'haso 100 acres of land lu "\ ost kootenay  district, 611 Pool Creak, described i as follows:  Coinni_enchig .at  a  post at the eon (luence ol  lleer and Pool Creoksrmiirkcd"" W-.-IIi-Jacb-���������  son's Nortli ��������� Wost 1 Comer Post..: thence cast  ���������10 chains; thence south 40 chains; thenco vrtit  .0 chains; thence north 4(1 chains to poiut of  commencement.  w. II. JACKSON.  Pool Creek, Octobor Mil, 1899. 83-101  unhealthy   thirst  for  celebrity.     We  are told, and   have  little  difficulty in  I believing   it,   that  Mr.-Bourassa  was  prompted by Mr. Tarte to commit this  stupid   act.   The   Minister   of   Public  Works, as  is  his   wont  us  posing as  leader nf  the  administration,   has  by  his language and in hi-s insane writings  done ttiievuiis  wrong to   the  head  uf  the   government   in   this "matter,' of  loyalty,   for   nt    present,   all   that,   is  Fiench in this country is really   under  suspicion. These are good reasons why  Mr.   U'.'iftf   should   not   liave   played  upon tiie vanity anil inex'|iei1ience of a  young man  and   caused   bim   to  spoil  for ever a promising career.  1   Revelstoke Rifle Company.   -  Drill nighls for November: Monday,  13tb: Monday,20th; Wednesdiy  inspection, Monday 27lh.  22nd  Guy Barber���������  Savage  Bros, "expect  to   iik.v_    into (  j,their nevv  stoic   next   door   m   the'ir I  present quarters on .Monday.  MARRIED  Watchmaker  ana  jeweller.  *l"l"l"l''l"l"l"3!'tl?'l"l"l"t"l"t"fr'l'^t"t"l"l"_i"l"l-"i'-i"  Trades and Labor Assembly.  Mcsito���������Tomb���������At filcnuary, Ont.. at.i  the. resilience of  Mrs.   David  Tomb,  the   bride's   mother,   by   Rev. D.  McMill 111,     Alexander    Monro  Trout   Luke   City,   to  Tomb of Glengarry.  .1  ELenzie Ave.  NOTICE.  *'. Notico is hereby given that 00 dayB after dato  Iliitcud tti'iipply to., tliC; Chief' Commissioner  of Lauds ami Works for permission to purchase  160 acres ol land lu West Kootenay district on  Pool Creek, described as follows: Commencing  at a post at the conllueiico of Hear and Pool  Creeks marked ���������' W. A. -Strutt's North Kast  Corner Post "; tlience south till chains; llienvo  west 80 chains; tlioneu north _-*0 chains; thenco  cast 80 chains to point of commencement.  '    W. A. BT It HIT.  - Pool Creek, October Oth, 1699.      ���������        KMOl  At the meeting of Ihe Trades and  Labor Assembly held last, Monday a.  very st.ir.ng resolution in favor of'  government, oivnei ship of railways  was adopt ed piking the Dominion  government to take immediate action  011 the a-S'.iiihling of parli.'iinent to  olitain pns"(jssion of the railways of  Cinail.'i, with nil connecting ferries and  stage lines, tho port base- prim not to  exceed the actual cost. No land  except such as lias been   actually   pur  <'   Telephone 36.  hree  o!  Half Car A-  '���������J 11:  It.t.alr Department in charge of It. >\ Doylc-aspecialist.  Niwly Huilt, Newly Kiirnislied.  Lighted by Electricity.  51.00 Per Day.  The City Hotel  Robt. Caley, Proorictor.  Thai's our Specialty. Wo also carry a K*  line of Watches, Silverware. Gold and if  Sllvcr Novelties; all kinds of Jewelry.  +  E.M. ALLTJM,!  The Leading > X  Watchmaker and Jowclor.       Jf  j.  First Street, next door to Hkrald oflice.  ���������}���������  ^>|j>^^^������^_l^i^^.^^-^������i|_i^^^_|������^^^^i^^_|._ytiiji  Vesretablei  l'.i"t Wine-., Liquors and Cigars.  IlciuI'ltiarters for Railway Men.  spies and Pea  t \rrived.  Lftr(renn'(l.'Well"Llidito.I  J-'uni'-i-ii;  lic.orus... ....  Fromey & Clair, tbe well-known  firm of stonemasons, have niado/it fine  job of their contract on the cellar of  vMayor McCarty's   new   residence on  ��������� McKenzie avenue. The cellar-is 35 x |  63 with walls two feel thick, built of  Kevelstoke stone,,and the fine appenr-  ��������� ance of the masonry is quite it revelation of what can be done with rough  stone. Fromey & Clair are both  ���������union men and take pride in turning  out only first-class work.  The    assc'inbiy' has  blacklisted  the  following firiiis:  American Biscuit and Manufacturing  Co.  American Tohacco Co.  _   Brown Tobacco Co.  Rambler Bicycle Co.. formerly  Gor-  mally & JelTerey Bicycle Co.  Grove & Co. chewing gums.  D.u-kin Soap <;o.  Stiidebakers Bros., wagon  and  carriage manufacturci-H..  Swift Packing Co.  Swift's Sure Specilic.  Savage  ros.  ���������".'.nd -street,  nealcrs in   Farm Produce  Fruits  Fish  Fowls  Game in Season.  Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Ij,I us quote you prices  on your winter's supply  ol vcgi'taliles. You will  save Kinney anil get a  belter ({ualllyof produce.  Careful attention. Prompt delivery  Heated bv Hot Air and KIcctrlc.  1 Hells and Light In cvory room  Frco litis Mnots AH Trains  I'.eesonnblc Hates    (.EOTBL  YICTOBIAj-  " JOHN V. PERKS. PhorniKTOit.    >  Klght firlll'lloom In Connection for tl.e Convenience of Guests  $300 Cash  Will buv Two lAs In tho Hising  Mining'Tovvn of FISKGUSON   GOOD LOCALITY���������ON  THE JI_IN  STREET.  This is the Ground. Floor Price  Applv for particulars to  F. BUKER,  Local Agent, Ferguson Townsite, Revelstoke...  " Gold Bur Fractional" Mineral Claim.  Situate lu the Trout Lake Mining Division ol  West Koiitciuv  District.   Whero located:  West of and adjoining the Silver Cup Minor nl Claim. ,  TAKK  NOTICE that  I, Edgar A. Hennott,  .Free Miner's Certillcato No. 17383 A, Issued at  Itevelstoke on the llrd November, lfiOS. u agent  for and on liehiill ot Sunshine Limited, Frc.  Miner's Corllflciile Fo. II. 1.VJ01, Issued nt Rer-  clstoko on tho Slst .May, 1899. Intend,CO day*  from the date hcreot, to applv to tlio Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of fmprorements for  the purnoso of obtaining a Crown Grant of tb*  above Mineral Claim.  And further take notice that action under  Section's"  mutt  he  commenced   beforo  ths  Issuance nf such Certificate of Improvement!!.  Hated 29th September. 1899.  78-98 SUGAR A. BEXNETT.  NOTICE.      ,  Notice Is hereby given tlmt CO days after data  I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase   "   - '������������������ dislrict, on  .oinmonclng    reek, on the  west bank of Fish river marked "A. Allan's  South East Corner Post." thence north following thc meanderingsof Fish river Ml chains;  thence west-Oelmlnn; thoncc south 80 chains;  'thence cast .0 chains to point of commencement.  Fish River, Sept. 19th, 1899.  A.ALLAN,  70-93 By his agent, W. E. Holloway.  3.K1 acres of land In West Kootenay ill  Fish River.described as follows: Con  at 11 post at the mouth of sable crcu  The Famous Crow's Nest Coal  Leave your orders at my office on McKenzie Ave.  ton, Delivered from the cars.   John D. Sibbald  $7.50  CRAGE &  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Auctibners  and Valuators  Sole Agents for tbe Smelter Townsite of Revel-  - stoke, B. C.  FIRE, LIFE   AXD   ACCIDENT   ASSTTB *XCE  '��������� Free Coinage" Mineral Claim.  Situate in the Trout Lake Mining Division ol  ,West  Kootenay District.    Where located:  Southerly from and adjoining the Silver  9 Cup Mineral Claim, on Silver Cup'lHU.  Take notiee that I, Edgar A. Bennett, Froe  Miners Certilieate No. 17383 A, Issued at RoTel-  stoke  on ]the 3rd  dav  of November, 189S, as J  agent for and on behalf of Thos. Dunn (F.M.C-*  1 NO.2016G, issued at Vancouver on tlio Slst May,  1S99) and WM. Farrell (F.M.C. No. 45220, issued  I at Vancouver on the 4th October,1������8) Intend,  ���������0 davs from tbe date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for tbe purpose ol obtaining a crown  grant of tbe above mineral claim.  And fnrther tate __*li������' that action under  Section 37 must beleixa-___Teed before the issuance of such Certffiicste <A Improvements.  EDGAR A. BENNETT.  Dated this 26th dRy- of September. ~"������9������.    -1-95,

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