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 :/.  \s\.   _^'  U-aJ    di/t/iofcto.  ."*!  -ISSUED   TWIOE-A-WBBE: - WEDNESDAYS   AUD    SATTJBDAYS-  Vol. HI.    No. 78.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER  4,1899.  X+MHHHHHMHHHHHMHH^^  5x5xj^xjxsgxiXsxiiSx_������^^  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  THE BOSTON ARD B. ������  FOE.  LADIES'   WEAK.  We have large ideas regarding goods for Ladies' Wear. The Departments which  are peeulinrlv interesting to ladies have always been very much in evidence iu this  store, and with the whole business setting an entirely new pace they continue in the  van.'- Eveiy worthy thought of the wide world of fashion clusters here. The one idea  is COMPLETELY in the requisites for ladies' apparel, bilks and other Dress Materials  Co.-tmnes and Garments, Millinery and Trimmings���������nothing missing for which there.\  is  likely   to be   a  demand.      Some  of the daintiest of new creations and some of the  Will  Go  Right on  Developing  Their Property.  The strike in the C. P. R. Shops on the Western division  of the line from Port Arthur to. the Coast, which has been impending for some time, took place this morning. At nine  o'clock the men. employed in the shops here went out and  were at a meeting when the Herald went to press.  NOTE AND COMMENT.  handsomest of late novelties are confined to us exclusively. If worthy of being hero,  we have the goods of the best known manufacturers and costumieres in all theirpossi-  hilities Tlie" best judges say no other store in Revelstoke covers so attractive an  assortment.  I  Are Arriving Almost Daily.  All our lines have been replenished with ii carefully selected  and well bought stock. Bnt  in ;the following we can.offer  you very special inducements:  Boys' Suits  All kinds, all prices.  Men' Reefers  "   A splendid-stock.  Pants  A large uud complete range.  Undierwear  Best assortment in town.-  Boys' Gaps  -   The latest and newest.  Men's Caps  Latest styles, all pi-ices.*  The latest, f.id,���������very pretty.  Rug's '  Mats  Carpets  Linoleums  Quantity tells.  Quality tells.'  Prices tell.  High Class Fancy Black  Dress Goods  The Dress Goods interest alone is suffici-  | ent to warrant big emphasis. Our trade  $ has grown to such an extent that we are  | in a position to make out terms in buying  I and therefore control the very choicest of  * the new btvles; same way with mantles,  I same way with millinery. We have the  % styles that appeal to the particular wants  I of particular and fashionable women and  I ail extravagance has been taken out of the  J prices. The displays sire even licher now  J than when first opened and late novelties  f������ will   continue  to come fast as introduced ;  that'"- what makes each stock s.. eminently  successful.  5 only Rich Fancy Black Dress Fabrics. n������"il raised  designs, in moliuir and wool effects, hrighI linMi,  in absolute exclusive designs, sold   regularly at 75c.  ,'* per yard. I he dress length of 01 yds., at $3.00  5 only High Glass Silk and Wool and Mohair and  Wool Fiticv Black Dress Fabrics, in dre-*** patterns,  be.iulitul i-ii-h designs, sold regularly ut 00 cents i"r  yard, the dress length uf (U yds. Tor .-.. .$4.30  5 ouW Novelty Fancy Black Dress Fabrics, rich dress  .  patterns, beautiful designs,   exclusive to this store.  usuallv  sold at $1 00 and $1.10 per yard, the drew  lengtli of OH yards.' for  -,-   -$5 83  10 only Fine English and French Coatings and cheviot Serges in blue green and blue grey and fawn,  the'correct goods and weight for stylish skirts. 42  inches wide,' sold,regularly at. 00 cents per yard.'the  skirt length of U yai (Is. - for .' $1-S0  A Complete- Range of  High Class Millinery  Our buyer's selections direct from New.  York fully replenishes our assortment  after September's heavy business * We  show a complete range of high class trimmed millinery,,including those up-to-date  post-opening productions which careful  dressers like to see before deciding on  what to wear. We now have a special  showing of Ready-to=Wear Hats, the-  very latest Mew York productions, Rough  Riders, Musketeers, Charlatans, etc. To  make this display doubly attractive we  put on-sale :  130 Trimmed Walking Huts, manufacturers' samples,  no two alike, all this season's shape.-,"ranging in  pi ice from $1.50 to .$2.25.  Hat Trimmings, naliiral Spanish roque feathers, the  coluis are iridiscetit���������tinges of purple, red, and  green, special 35c.  Angel Wings, drooping shapes, black-or white, var-  X)  ions sizes ' 23i;. and SOc.   @  Our displav  of Fine French Fancy. Feathers, Birds. ,  F.iney    Breasts,    Wings,   Quills,   Aigrettes   and  ' Ostrich goods is finer than ever before.    The novelties are nearly-all  exclusively onr own, and cannot  he seen elsewhere in Revelstoke.    ,  The Trail News says that they have  a pay roll of from $18,000 to $20,030 a  month in that town, hut complains  thut two-thirds of these earnings go to  to eastern stores. Speaking to the  p:itrims uf these down east departmental stores, who are little better  than foreigners so far as building up  their own town and home is concerned  the News says:  " Yo a are out west because you can  get better wages than in  the  east.  AND INTEND TO  ADD  TO  IT  Double Fold Silesia  Lining, 7c.  150 yards silesia, in   black  only, o'li- regular price 12V  ceiitr, on sale at  7e.  No Sham Sales  Strictly  Business  We Want You to  Come Again^,  j  "We are alive, to our own inter-  -i-=ests.���������It-wonld_-be_foo1ish,_imi___  the face of persistent and keen  competition, for us to.offer you  u tempting bait, one day and  overcharge you the next in  order to make up t.he loss.  "We don't promise you that one  doliiir spent here will go as fains us two splint somewhere  else, hut we do assure you your  money's worth every time you  make a purchase of ns.  Our constant endeavor is to  so treat you that you will come  again nud again.  Fine Black Sateens at  I 25 cents.  100 yards extra heavv black s.itoen rich color Henrietta silk finish, full width and fast, dye. splendid at  35 cents, special  value al, this sale _ -"25c.  25c. Dress Materials  at 18c.  000 yiiids' of new fall Dress Goods (cotton) dark  .shades of grey, fawn, biown, with dark snipes and  . fancy checks and plaids, spendid durable material, verv effective in appearance, 3+ hit lies wide.  These new goods ai e selling all over at. 23 cents, we.  have 000 yards, in lengths to suit all at ISc.  Splendid Line of  1 Blankets.  New Dressing Sacques  '.Wort liy,giuids these; quite different ti*> the  common   eg  -    ill-fit ring "sort  that sometimes smirih.t lie honor of "  the   vord " Baigain," different   in  lh.it Itheso are  well made, perfect fitting and���������lint read :  At $2 00���������Women's   Eiderdown   Dressing   Sacques,  plain  colois. in  cream, blue and  red.'worth quite  $2 50. here for :" $2 00.  At $2 30���������Dressing Sacques of heavy. ripple eiderdown, either cream, bine or red. ������ilk strings and  silk frog buttons and all the rest of it, value $3.50.  now on sale al ��������� $2 50  Flannelettes at 10c.  36 inch heavy ���������Knglish flannelettes, fine soft finish, in  f.incv striped piitterns, wnrriinled fast colors, regular 15 cent a yard, special at 10i\  Carpets and Oilcloths  550 vards Tn pest rv, including five of the newest and  best designs shown for the Fall season, in colorings  of green, hi ue. red, etc., exceptionally good value,  for this sale, selling nt per yard 03c.  350 square vards English and Canadian oil cloths, all  widths up to two vards, the largest variety of new  floral, hlock, and tile desijrns in the city, very  special for this sale, per square yard at 35c.  the merchant must pav  his  help and  his     draymen    more     than     eastern  merchants pay.     It is nut fair for you  to secure the high wages of the west and  not expect the merchant's clerk or his  dravman to get equally as good wages."  Thn home merchant pays  municipal  taxes,   school   taxes,     subscribes    to  nearly every scheme for raising money  trotted around, often hy the very same  ladies who send east  i'or  their frocks  iind lion nets, while their husbands are  talking unionism, socialism and all the  other  isms and at the same  lime, ate  letting their''wives spend their good  money     with    ea.~tern    departmental  stores   which   are   claimed   to    drive  more girls to prostitution in one- year  thnn are picked up hy church workers'  in two and to  cause as much,   moral  degradation in   their grinding sweatshops  as  all   tliti   saloon")   in  thu   big  "cities   where   I hey   do   business.     If  unionism is ever to be a real power  in  Ihe community it must be square  and  tlioi'oiigligiiing, .not selfish  and  onesided.     Ihe   sweatshops   of  the east  should receive' no aid; or countenance  from it.     They.are as much its enemy  as they are an obstacle in the road of  every business  man   in  our new  and  struggling  communities nf   the  west.  The 'imoitnt in cash sent out in  a few  months of   one   town,   our   own   for  instance, to the. eastern  departmental  stores is amazing.    If the  money  was  faithfully spent here.times would soon  .-illur for  the  better  and   prices,  too,  would   be   lower.     And   every   loyal  union man should commence without  delay a  crusade   against   this annual  tribute to the sweatshops of Montreal  and Toronto and commence where it  will-do   most   practical  good���������in  his  own family.  more than eight hours in every 24  hours.". That is lo say whether a  miner wishes or not, the law absolutely prohibits him from working  underground more than one shift in  the 24 hours. It. seems nt nimble to the  Herald tint there an: plenty of men  who after a rest of eight hours would  just as soon add to the day's earnings  by putting iu another shift or half  shift as to he killing time in the  monotonous and isolated surrounding!"  characteristic of our minus in Kontc-  rniy. And if he wants to do so tliere  should be no. law to prevent it. although at the same time tliere should  be no loophole left through which the  mine owners could compel it. A man  that has worked eight hours under  ground has done a day's-work and the  balance oi the 2t hours should be at  his own disposal. At the same time  if he wants to dispose of it by doubling  his day's earnings, any law which  prevents hhn from doing so is simply  framed in a spirit of paternal tyranny.  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Keep Your  Byes on Our  Fruit Window  CB. HUME & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  Revelstoke and Trout Lake.  7 pound union white blanket, soft finish, with fane*-""  colored Iim der. size GOxSO, special $3.50.  8 pound nil wool white blanket, very soft finish, with  colored borders, size SOxSO, special S 1.00.  S pound all mire wool, fine softjlofty fiiiish.thnrnugh-  ly scour1*., and full bleached, fancy coloied ends,  size 80x80. special .$5.50.  7 pound all pure wool line soft finish, in navy, green  and red.'regular price $5.25, this -week only. $4.50.  Grey Flannels  20 inch unshrinkable grey flannel, in light and dark  shades, plain, per yard 20c.  2S inch lienvy grey flannel tweed, heavy and plain,  dark shade, regular price 50c, now Mr.  28 inch all pure wool grey flannel, light, medium and  dark.shades, plain or twilled,  special 40c.  Glass Towelling  22 inch linen glass cloth, in blue and  white, nnd  red  and white checks, regular ISc, special 12ic  Roller Towelling  18 inch linen crash towellings, with fancy stripe edge  all pure Trish linen, regular loi-.. special 12Jc.  10 inch linen crash roller 'towelling."all pure Irish  linen, regular 12Vc. special 10c.  Lace^Curtains"^^ -"  350 pairs Nottingham Lace Curtains-.-50 and GO inches  wide and 3 yards long, all made with lockstitch  edges, in very effective'pat terns, suitable for any  room, special for this sale, per pair 73c.  300 curtain pules, li inches hy 5 feet long, trimmed  wit.li brass trimmings, complete with pin 60c.  The Grocery Store  Have' vou over figured out thc dilToroiii'O it mtikes ill n season's  oxpensesbiivinir round hure and there ns compared with regularly- nr .eriiig GROCERIES from tlii-- storo, when Mich large  ��������� quantities are luinillcd and the necessarily long profits of small  dealers nre quite unknown; a cent or tno a pound l.ecnmos of  groat importance when you multiply it by the ai- days, days you  u������e a round or more. Then too you arc .sure of getting the  best here. Nothing inferior is carried in slock. Come personally,���������telephone,���������or send a child,���������you get nothing but thc  very best.  Every store gets some thinss new and  some things that are really stylish, but  there's every possible difference in the  range of novelties that find favor here.  For years we've held first place in the  matter of style, and now we're after the  trade of super fashionable folk. Thnt  means a tremendous showing of  Novelties in Mantles  Novelties in Millinery  Novelties in Dress Goods  Novelties in Dress Furnishings  .   Looking   regretfully   hack    on   the  happy days, now gone by, when  Revelstoke was-fnll-oMoyal -supporters -of-  the   Groat   Kelly,   and   scanning the  broken ranks of his present adherents,  the question naturally   presents  itself  to a thoughtful mind���������who is going to  do Kelly's work in the  next election ?  Who is going to rally  the  faithful, to  lead the wild hurrah forthe working  man's friend and give the signal for  the   devastating   howl   of  the  hoiny  handed supporters of Kelly, the son of  toil?    Who will raise the  cheer when  the miners' champion shows his noble  countenance in the  public  hall ?   The  gold   commissioner,    the   mining    recorder,   the   premier's secietary,  can  hardly do it.    Even   a patriot  turned  government   oilicial   must   draw  the  line somewhere.     And the rest of the  noble   hand,   what   of   theni?   Alas!  some   have   'well     thumbed     letters  cherished in their breast pockets; some  have only sad memories of pledges and  promises in their h'e.irts. but all   have  bitterness ,md wrath in their  bosoms.  Where   shall   onr - Kelly    find    such  another     band     of     pure,   unselfish,  patriotic, noble hearted men ?  It is very gratifying to see that in  spite of all  the  opposition   they  have  experienced,   unexpected  and  unwarranted  as  much of it was, the Boston  & B. C. Copper Mining  and Smelting  Co. have  stuck   to  their intention  of  holding on   to   and developing  their  properties in the Standard basin, have  even increased their  holdings   in   the  camp   and   are    also    contemplating  launching out  into  other side  issues  si-.i-h as steamboat .transportation on  the   upper  river   and    the   smelting  business righthere in Revelstoke. The  report of their expert. Mr. Vou Rosenberg,"    must   necessarily   have    been  exceedingly favorable as to  the  possibilities of mineral wealth iudicatedhy  the.surface,   showings   noted   by him  during his visit to the Stimdatd basin,'  And that gentleman's  trip  to North  Kootenay may reasonably be expected  to hear other good fruit as soon .as he  returns to New York  from  California  and  New   Mexico,   where   he    is   at  present engaged  in  putting  through  some large mining deals.     Now  that  the stream of eastern money has been  directed   our   way,? North  Kootenay  will soon  awaken  from  the dormant  condition, to which lack of capital has  so   long condemned^ her and  the remarkable   development   wrought, out  in the  Slocan  and  Rossland districts  during the past five oc six years will  doubtless be duplicated in  the  camps  to wliich Revelstoke is the only possible   gateway     and     business   centre.  Boston   capital   made   one    Butte  in  Montana.     Another decade  may see  another rising in the midst of the rich  silver-lead and gold-copper ledges of  great mineral district enclosed  iu the  Big Bend of the Columbia.  A Company Which Promises to Do a  Great Deal for the Development of  Revelstoke and the Rich Mineral  District to the North of the Main  Line.��������� The Steamboat Question May -  be Regarded as Settled.  In an interview with G. W. Beach,  general manager of the Boston & B.  O. Copper Mining nnd Smelting Co.,.  the Herald gathered the following  information. The company is now;  fully organized and intends to get to  work developing its properties and  opening up North Koolenay right  away. Already two other properties  in the Standard basin have beei)  bonded to the company on which they  intend to start a force of men at work-  and they were so favorably impressed  with Mr. Von Rosenberg's report on.  the district that they contemplate  acquiring other claims in the basinv  It may be. mentioned en passant that  Mr. Von Rosenberg, whose weight as  a inining expert is second to none  among the moneyed men of New York  and Boston, was greatly struck with  the indications of mineral wealth  noticed by him on -his trip to the  Standard basin and his visit itself is  likely to have good effect in directing  eastern capital to the exploitation ot  North Kootenay.  With regard to the proposed.smelter  Mr. Beach said that plans .nnd specifications for a custom .smelter  capable,  to treating all the different pres.of the,,  district  and  constructed under    the.  late patents of H. B. Meach,   are now,  lying ready in the company's office in  Boston.     Tho   company . would com-.,  mence with a smelter of from 50 to 100,'.  tons   capacity, at  ..once,    everything .  li'feing favorable.     As the demand iincreased, the capacity of the smelter,,  would be increased!  . Revelstoke  was'. -  regarded as a favorable smelting l������>ca--  tion   owing    to    the ' transportation-,,  facilities offered  both>,by  water and ..  rail,   and   in   the'   smelting   business',  transportation is more than  half the.  battle.    .If the site selected at the Big'/'  Eddy could t he   obtained, it afforded.,  every?convenience for building a^spnr^ .  track trom the main line and also for a  steamboat, wharf on the river. ,  .    ?    , '  As to the^steamer'Mr., Beach  said,  that he was leaving for Boston -this... -  week and theie was no doubt in  his  mind   tliat   the   agreement," procured.-  from the business men of the town  by,  the board of trade would be regarded,  as satisfactory  by the company And,  that the construction of a steamer.to  run on   the  upper river next .season -  would commence without delay. -   .     >(  Mr. Beach  himself'is. well pleased  with the hearty-manner in , which  his .  proposals have heen received.by  the,-  board of   trade, and   hnsmess  men nf  Revelstoke an.^ feels assured, that "his.,  efforts    combined   with    theirs    will -  result in, a considerable, accession  of.  business activity to the town.'  ^The-Hidden^Treasure-Group.:  E. Ij. Kiniiian, who has the bond on  the above property is hard at work  driving a tunnel to tap the lend.  Already he is in 40 feet and with  splendid showing from stringers running tin ough tlvi ground. Mr. Kin-  ni.-i n expects lo tup the lead in about  another 30 feet, when a big showing  of ore is expected, judging fiom lhe  surface showings, which are without  doubt the best in that locnlity. The  leads crossing the property were trace-  able from the Silver Cup hill across  the Nettie L hill and over into the  Fish River district. In our lust issue  reference w-is iniulo to this croup and  an error occurred in whicli the assay  read 0 ozs. to the ton in silver, instead  of an average of 00 ozs.  While the Conservative convention  which meets tomorrow- at New  West  minster has ieaily nothing to do   wilh  provincial  politics,   it.   is   very likely i  that cerl.-iin live questions connected  with   purely   provinti.il    alVairs   v ill  crop up for discussion.     On-' of them  is the  eight,   hour   law.     11,   may  be  token for gi .uited thai any attempt to  get     the   ('(invention   to  oppos->  this  measure will promptly be voted down.  Al.thc Siimi" time certain modification*"  ' in'l.h'*   en.ictnu'iit   as   il   at,   present'  stands   might   he   judiciously  lec-om-  iiiended to the al lentioii ol lhe government. The clause as at present wouled  is very sweeping and peremptory and  really interferes quite  as  much with  the liberty of the miners as it does  with the mine owners.    " No person,"  it says,   - shall   be   employed  under  The America Cup.  Yesterday's Shamrock - Columb'a  race was declared no race as the boats  failed to cover the course in the pie-  sc-rihed time, owing to becoming becalmed. The Shamrock was leading  when the heat was decl.-n ed off. The  nice is decided iu three out of five  heats. The next heat will be sailed  tomorrow.  A Great Mineral Exhibit.  Mining men who attend the Spokane  Industrial  Exposition,   wliich  opened-     .  yesterday saw at last in  the city of...  Spokane sucli-nn  exhbit-of- the, min-  . .-,  eral  resources  of   this    part    of   the.  country as Spokane should have made .  lonpj  ago.    The   people   down   there,  went at it right this year and as  a re-.    -  snlt������about every canip apd  district ill.,'  the -Pacific      noithwest    is'    repie-.  sented there and  all   with    good ex-,  hibits. ' The contests  for    the prizes  and premiums in this department will  be animated.    The medals  which  will  be   won   will   he   of   much  value to ,  tlie camps and the mines  whicli  may  be   ftntuiiiite  enough   to   win   them.  The judges who will award the medals,,  and   honors   are:     Professor   Henry_  Lnndes, M.A., state geologist,  depart-,  ment of mining and geology, state uni-^  vei-sity, Seattle, Wash.: l������r. Alfred S.'--  Miller,  M. A.,   Ph. D., department'of _  mining, metallurgy and geology, state,,  university, Moscow. Idaho;   Professor,.  S. Shedd, M.E., department of mining^-,,  and geology, school of science.  Pull- .  man. Wash.   At the close of the ex-,  position    the    Spokane   Chamber-of  Commerce   will take charge   of   this  mineral display," at least as rniicli of it  as is not returned,  and   *w,ill   make   a  permanent exhibit of ores in Spokane."  Rosebery.  Recent work on the Rosebery prnp-  euv has beer, all outside of the mine,  building cabins, dumps and snowsheds  and it. will be three weeks yet before  building operations are completed and  work for the winter commences again  under ground.  Standard  ire at present lO'men working  Then  on the Standard mine  ployed in running Nos.  nels.  who   are  2 .and 3  em-  tun-  llfftt-********-****?******** ',A'4f*������f**lf^4f4Hf^r4f���������**4f*4f1r\  (*4*4&'*������**<HK-*tt****4W*<W������<H1*%  Tangier.  The Tangier mine  has closed  down  jgroutidiuany metalliferous mine for land the men have all arrived in town.  The Public School.  The   new   school   house is and hns,  been for some time all  ready for occu- .  putinn with the exception of the furnace connections, which  it   is  hoped  will   be  completed   eaily   next week.  The   necessity   for   making them   at,  once is imperative, as even the room .  in   use   at  present  is dependent for.  warmth on  the furnace and   has at  present to he heated.if the .word can  be used in this connection, by' a small  stove   with   a pipe sticking  nut of a]  window, a la Limekiln club.   It is the <  intention  to open  the new buildings  with exercises similar to those used at  tbe end of term on the afternoon of  the  opening   day.     Tb'ere    was    an.  attetidarce of ISO children the other  day in a.l five classes." v������8  ��������� $T  m  Revelstoke   Herald  Published In Interests of  Revelstoke,  Lankan, Big Ilcnil, Trout I-.nkc  lllicillewaet, Albert Canyon. Jordan  Pass and Kaglc I'ass Distrit-t..  A. JOHNSO*  Proprietor*  A Semi-*- eeWlv .lonni.il, published In tlie  i������N_-������_i >.i KeTelstoke and thc surrounding  district, W .dnecdavi and Saturday*, making.  tlOMat ooEBCCiioni Villi sllirnn:������.  A������brnti*ng Kates: Display ad������. ������1 M per  ���������olnmn iaoli.W.oo per incu if hen Inserted 011  ttUepaf*. Leg������l ad������. loo per im.npanel!line  Ur _r������ instnlon-. be lor eacn ailtliiioiu.1 laser  tton. Reading 1101103,101: per line eaeli issuo.  Birtfi, SUrvUs- and _'=������tii notioe*, free.       ���������  HahftripHou Rale*: Hy mnl or pair er,{3.00  )mc annum; J1.2A tor sis month?, strictly in oil-  unr Job  IJc?srwi������ut:      Tiik   II era 1.0  .lob  LIFE'S POSSIBILITIES  _D������._rt_isni is ������m ot tn-- bes. e.iuippi-(i I'laulug  o������e������ in l\'������*t Ko_~n������.',"'������I l*>. prepared to  execute all kinds ot |iriuii:i? in iirsi-yhiss style  kotiMi prices. One price 1.. nil. ~mi jot. too  large���������none Mo small-tor ������������. Mail orders  promptly attended 10.   ''ive us a trial on your  U<T- 'correspondents: V.*e invite coirosiiond-  ���������nceon nir subject of i-ilercst to the peneriil  public, ami desire a rfllisiile- remilar i-on-os-  rwnent in everv locality surround uu." i-uvei-  noke. In all eases ilm. Iwiui tide muni', of tl.e  writer must accompany manuscript. Iiut not  nrcusarilr for publicaito:i.  Ad(irMS*all communications  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1 All oorrwr^ndencc musl be legibly written  on one sldf-ol tli* paper, only.;  ��������� corr������|Kinili-nv.! containing personal mnl-  twmusi he iii.-ii.;'.. willi ">'��������� pi'"l'ci' iiimic-o-. tliu  WJltOorrespni.!e.i.-c wilh reference Iri'iui.v-  tninr lhat 11." j pwr.M in another paper must  firs-, he oft.-, . ���������.jrl'iil'lif.iu" '" ������"' l'.il'������''  latere il c������,  .,. .car in 'l'lir. llr.UAi.i,.  OJM   PAUL'S   WAY.  The old  gentleman who does  most  of the thinking for the South African  republic has kept the outside    world  guessing for some time.     The headlines of the daily, news items from his  realm a little while-ago were : too apt  to  declare   that  "Oom  Paul   Yields;"  but a perusal of the item usually disclosed that he had agreed to yield' one  point if the British     foreign     office  ���������would yield ten.     Whereby it became  .apparent that Oom    Paul's     peculiar  whiskers fringe the face; of one of vthe  most ungraceful,yielders in the'business. ? v At? this writing the*  dominant  headline has become.? portentous";1    it  asserts that,    the "Boer f Crisis . /.is  .���������Acute,"?and there are hints that/war  may come in 4S hours.'  Of'course it-.is  ;:a;lihe; display of,nerve, on?thelBoei-"s  part, and? We?:all Vadmire .nerve;   and  we" know  that; there  is  real  fighting  stuft back of it.   v Oom Paul's soldiers  -are  crack  rifle  shots���������indeed'the old  man himself is said/to pull?  5a nasty  trigger���������-and they have Majuba Hill to  their? credit.      But  Ooni ;Paul? ihust  know, as well: as we all know, that if  the Issue came to a trial on this basis  he would sooner pi- later he put?out of  business.    ; As he can not be suspected :: of not/knowing 'this it is improbable fthat'?' he  will  let^war come;  despite the present inflamed? 'despatches  -from!?hisV capital:-?/ More probably ihe  * will continue -to! yield for all-there, is  vihyit, ?with,y an /occasional ?! .fighting  ?psalm v f rpm^his -rapid firo Bible,/ just  ���������; to show' that: y he has": "seriously 'coii-.  "sideredanothercourse.*???*'?__: ;./���������;/;/:��������� v;./!  ;y?y?v j-GE N E R A I.;? H U TTO Ny I SR IG K T# /  U:.MaJ������r.? General-;Hutton /has; in- his���������  ? capacity pf-Commander of theForces  '���������fot -.Canada; : refused/to -allow fxhef Higli-  ?landers? pf..i:Torbhto?yand : !.?corps*Vo������  v;bahdsmen- -from ���������':" another fr Canadian:  ��������� Canadian";; militia 'regiment'7"to -accept  yinvitations.??to;v:attend-;tl"e--Dewe.:?ae-  ;monstration-in/New/Yprkv! Uf'UUU---'.  /-/The" refusal/is; .necessitated: -by the  : fact?that?' Spain isvayfriendly *iiatio_V  vand might? properly?: take .offence at  -'British participation in tlie grand ceV  ylebrationyof. the /American -/victory  /���������over:, her:"���������������'������������������/- Individuallyv'Britons'" aiid  : Canadiansv'may, asymany'; 'of tis do  .{sympathize .with: the?neighbor nation  /'and ., regard:; ttie;/victpry���������in; gaining  /which; Admiral: Dewey/was; very/proy  minent���������-ywith v considerable.::satisfac-  ,-, tion; That, however, ��������� is -quite '.'���������. another  :-thing? to.'av;;national:'and?;almo.st iiu-.  ���������perial approval, of the- success ?of the  Vlinited: States,! over,:Spain.which would  ..be attested .by.; .the: "presence, of Cah-  vadian troopsvin.unifbrm: iit the: De\v-  yey  celebration. -?: ";.���������.''.'���������  -.: Col. Sam.? Hughes-is. calling for volunteers : for. service:; against vthe : Boers  in South:Africa. yThose-Qrange Free  State chaps, can't belong1 to the same  Jodge. ?.::?:;*-:?. ���������:!. ���������'������������������;.���������"',  ?: -The  Dominion   Trades    and   Labor  council,? which- is {made.up  from - de-_  legates from vail.: over -iheycountry?  has-come.to the conclusion'-that'-'tlie  Galicians: and Doukhobors are not."all'  industrious and ?well tadd. farmers:, as  thaBTbeeh��������� re~preseht^7"a"nli_i't~rrS_. en^  ; tered a protest^against-Mri Sit"ton expending the  money- of: the!.-people or  -Canada   to -import .clieap ;-*labor' -10  compete -in -the   market;- over   here.  ?The?:Dominioh-<>Trades ,', and ? Labor  ' council   should.v'petitipn   Sir   "Wilfrid  .Laurier?,to: put   the? alien   labor;- act  5n_force  against:Mr.;, Sifton's  importations.    That'would'-bring", matters'to  ?.a- head.?. ���������.-',."'".' -.���������;;- ���������   '"'���������  It is now cjuite apparent-thai Great  ���������Britain,, will? have to flght both the  Transvaal and the /Orange? Free "Sta tii,  ;:"with aVfair". iv-Tii. - V that- if ��������� the" "Afrikanders of ?Cape  Colony  get an   on-  ;. . portiinity". .they will also rise. The  despatch of Genera! White to the  seat of. war is an indication that a  large force of troops is to be put  In the field, even ,,as many as CO.OfJO  being spoken of.. If ,00,080 of Britain's-picked- troops " become engaged  In the South African trouble, and the  occasion is seized' upon by enemies  In oiuer parts of the world 10 make  trouble. Colonel Sam Hughes and his  death   or  glory   boys   may   have   all  ? the fun they, are looking for.,.  The first, wheat-of-the season Wtis  brought into Edmonton on Tuesday  by Simon Wojdowitz, a Galician. of  Edna, says the Post. Samples of  the wheat were* on view at ��������� Herr  Wagner's, government interpreter,  and though somewhat shrtinken.sbo'.v-  lng that It had been cut green, it  was considered good wheat for milling purposes. Wojdowitz brought iu  15 bushels  for Bale.  Trout Lake Topic: . Railway construction in the Lardeau at present  appears to be languishing. The reason  ������iven by the contractors is the scarcity of men, and they claim that  although they are paying $2.50 a day  with board at J5.50 a week, it is very  difflcut to fill up their forces. , The  consequence Is that thc work is not  progressics nearly as rapidly as it  should. Notwithstanding this, however, the-surveyors of both corporations are laboring assiduously to  finish the 'work of locating " their  lines. Both parties ar.e' working  within" a jhort distance of\Trou������ lake.  It was at tho Waldorf Astoria during horso show time, and tho dinner  hour, the busiest time of the whole  day at that wonderful- hostelry.  Uniformed atlenchuits Hew here and  there in breathless haste, waiters tuul  "omnibttsscs" hovered _ distractedly  about tho flower bedecked tables in  the grand dining saloon and tho palm  gardens, and through the rich corridors flowed a ceaseless stream of elo-  gant women in trailing silken gowns,  and prosperous looking men in Tuxedos or swallow tail coats cut to reveal  dazzling segments of shirt front.  The riot ot luxury, feasting and enjoyment was at its height when two  men met in the oflice���������two men of 40  or thereabouts, with that indefinable  air of self conscious power that marks  the successful business man.  "By the gods if it isn't. Frod Fink.!'-'  exclaimed the taller of lhe two, stopping suddenly with outstretched hand.  "Teller!" cried the other joyfully,  seizing the proffered hand. "I am  glad to see you, old man."  In another -moment the two seated  in a couple of the big. throne-like  leather chairs which the Astor millions have provided for the purpose  of at once comforting and .impressing  tho hotel patrons, and wore, giving an  account of themselves'in .-true American fashion.  They had not seen each other sinco  15 years before they had "'separated  after foiir years of intimate companionship al a fresh water college,  to go nnd seek their fortunes after tlio  impetuous  fashion   ol' westorn  youth.'  "You have prospered, T hoar," said  Finlc, "and have become an out and  out New Yorker in fact and sentiment."  "Oh, I've had my ups and downs,"  replied Teller witli a little laugh, "hul  I'm on top now. As for being a confirmed New Yorker, well. Mrs! '.Teller;  like most eastern women, -doesn't care  for the west. We've never oven done  the conventional trip to California.  Sho prefers crossing the pond when  wo travel." '���������,  ������������������: In. the last words was all tlio complacency; of the man who ;. litis lit'id'-i*.  hard?,fight of it and won. .but. Fink  easily forgave the -little touch of vanity. -'.V He had been" through it allhim-  "self;:?:- :?'?-. .,'������������������.- ;;:;.. ,..';���������'-:  : "Theiivvthere's ;a; Mrs.  'I'ellor?'-' -.'; he  said smiling.    _;?,??...?  .   "Oh, yes; and a Jack Teller llie: sec-  ondi" replied the other. _?, ?,"Ybu must;  see that:;boy, Ned;":  "l,x\nnt to,"... said Fink, but something wistful in :his voice struck his  friend..":   ,  "And you ?". he asked quickly; ''Surely: you've not - remained single,; my  'boy?'.'."-.'??    ��������� ".y���������,.-,, ?.-:?:- - /yc,-:?.:;-??  "I've never married,"v was the; brief  reply;..:.;.?"-;..        'fUU-'U     UU :U.rU-"  "Why; you're vthe:, very' fellow to  have a romance;-I should;think," went  on Teller:: y "You used to be a sentimental:: chap : at college, al ways- Vwrit-  ing?verses :;i_nd-all .that.'.;" v_??y v  ;-;..Finkv:]aiiglied;:;?;: v.?.;;:;,..?? :;v-"' ."?':??"  ;-, ,"Yes, I; had-niy-romanoe,": lie "said.  - "Well;;I'm?sorry?-it doesn't seenijto:  have-had ?ayliappy !-? ?endirig;" ';..:���������:? said"  Teller:, sincerely.".;'.,. ?" A'.,..wi f e ':���������. is; a-great  help*.Ip:tivvmah;?': yVdv-like;''tb.f.iel 17ybu  before Vyoii-meet hei-,'.' he'.''?'-.;���������wont'-:on',''  bending:Vf6i*ward.:;;:;'earhestly;: _y"what.  miiie-hasydbneyrbr;. mc.:?: She's vmade  a-man 'of -me>-and':proved?;thatvlVwa^  worth the job;:? - She's ;beeh:more''tha:ii';  aywife*ib. me??' vShe's-beei^'my^gobd;  hpnest./lbyalvvchum;:-yvThereyardv hot  many .nieii who: cahvsayfthat^ of their  -Wi ves.".:?..:;-:?':'.'-:?'*-;;??..?;vV-:.';-:'vVy.;:''-;::??y;;;:;;,., ?  :y:"Np,v::i.j iahcy.viibt/^vassented V:yFiiik,:  Smiling.'-,?'y;'"-?:?yyy -V:;, 7:\ry :V..:-.-, .:>?;;'? yy ??-.,-.  ?. .'Tt's..wp'nderf 111 ;Llie '.'uhtl'e'rstanding  she: had ?of...-'the: way ?a man "feels, :-in:  inexperienced, girl like: her,":-proceed~-f  ed:'the other., "You; see slie-was a  stenographer ?i h-biir; b_ic^?wheii:;i-first  ;inet:;her, andvl, fell iii?,iove;wiUi-h.ei;  at :first?sight"almost *?: I'd,:? made1 a  little pile, and; when,': \ve.were married'  I?thought:? thingsvwere comirig^iiretly  ;mucli.;iny?way. v?.?But hard- tiuicsisbt.  ;tled?in;iand-:l?;lost?everythiiig.':::?vFcr'a  long-*timo;;it'-Avas! havdviwork to?"get  bread ? an d'���������'-, bn tier, bn t- that- girl. stood;  by me,fl!i*ougli...thick,:,and thin.?When:  T,Avas ;sick, for a year: with -rheuma-;  tisin. she v.-ent .hack 16; office work: and  kept - me and ���������_��������� the ?;boy.with wliat she  earned, wilh never - a ���������.. word of regret  .or; complaint-: through; it -til!. -":T tell"  you. old..,boy.���������she-s got;the stuff in. her  that heroes are -made".. of.v; Goodness-  knows "where she gotv.it,-that eoiinige  of hers.? :.i never asked her about her  fa.mily. and she's not,one,'tb'-'.tailk much.  blJtvI,f^ncy : they ? : ?were .''ordinary;  enough., I believe, they canie:" froir.  some little town ih vNew York state,  and vi know she never .had .anvthinc  much in her. life.;.;,, But?' ?now' v������the  struggle ���������;. is over , aud T - can. give.': her  .about, what she wants, thank God. I  tell yoti.-Ne:d.:,ies?a::pity;;you;1et:one;  ;disappt.-iritni'etLtfv-xsppii" *..:-: your V; lff^J  There's nothing s_o sweetens existsngc-  as the? companionship of a:good  woman."  "-.   :���������; ? ,      ?-:-.-���������.;:' :���������"���������.���������'���������'������������������...'"  ;-v-'And nbtlxihg!:poisons it 'l'i'i.:e- a hac  one,"?said  Fink-bitterly. :? .';,  ;? "Biit surely the good* ones, outnumber the bad. - 'Forgive: me. _,Ned;" but  isn't it., rather, narrow tp let one wo-:  nian prejudice, ycu against' the Whole  sex?? Of course, Idor-'t know.: the:  "story^-" y  :' .',.;;:.?:  "Ii'siiot. pleasant," said the ��������� "'.-other:  man. knocking, the ashes from his  cigar with nervous fingers: ''"It ali  hppened the year i leftcolierje. 1 -met  a. girl in Denver. . Slvs wasbeatitifu;  and clever, :and you're right about, niy.  being,sentimental'.' '^Teller, d fancied  because! her . eyes.'~yfti-e pure ���������������������������-������������������anrl  bright as the stars Iii heaven -that;she  must he'an angel. She was prior, too.  Her father was a '"drunken, so nd for  nothing fellow,, iind she, was very-unhappy, .and I pUJed her. Ah, I war  very^far gone, v indeed. ; We V were  going to he married when I had made  money enough and 'meantime I was  happy as���������-well,?as- happy*;'as a foo!.  And then one. day as we werewalking  down the street together wo met:.a  man. a low fellow,������������������(.with a "dyed mustache. ' I knew him.. He was a.shoestring gambler Who came down .sometimes from the mining camps, and a?  vile a cur as' ever breathed.; To my  amazement? he : stopped and spoke to  me. "'What are you doing with-my  wife?' he asked, angrily. f supposed  he'd been''drinking,, and-"''was about to  brush :him aside, when. I happened to  look at her. and what. I saw told mc  all.*". She.was cowering before, .that  beast, with every vestige of color goiK-  from hor face and her eyes fastened  on his with such a.look that in a flash  I knew that her fear of him was no  new  thing  with   her.  "'Great God Lucy,''T cried, 'tell me.  this isn't true.' But she only ga.ve  a little moan, and so I turned away  and left, them there. I never -..saw  her again."  There was a moment's'pause. Tho  orchestra, from its perch on t.ho landing of the marble stairway, was playing an air from "La. Boheme." repeating the refrain over and ovor again  with passionate insistence.  "Isn't  it: possible   there  was  some  mistake?" asked Teller at last, a little  awkwardly.  "No," said Finlc in a hard voice.  "Her father camo to see me afterward.  She. was getting a dlyorco quietly, ho  told me, and they had agreed to keep  1110 .in 'ignorance of the whole affair.  Of course tho father threatened to  shoot me, if I didn't marry his daughter, but when ho saw I was not afraid  of him, he lot me alone. They came  east, aftor that,  I believe."  ���������'Perhaps���������she wasn't as much to  blame as he," observed Teller,  thoughtfully.  "Perhaps���������she was very young. But  such training in deceit doesn't turn  out tho women who make good wives,  and divorced women are hardly in my  line. Thoro was no excuse for  her, and it was only my luck. You  fell in lovo with the right 'woman; and  in lovo with the wrong ono���������  that's all.''   ,  A woman camo ilo~vn.th.c corridor as  he spoke the "-last words, a tall, elegant woman, in a modish gown, whose  gleaming folds clung closely to her  slender figure'.. A boy of S or !) years  held her by the hand, and both looked out on the world with lhc samo  eyes, great.; beautiful, gray eyes, at  once proud and sad.  As the woman's eyes mot Fink's  thoy dilated suddenly, ami lie. started  with a sharp pain at hi.s heart that  caught, his breath.  How had sho come here just then���������  the very woman of whom lie had beon  talking?. As he started up Teller  glanced around and then rose also  with ?". happy smile. _   ....  "Ah.: Lucille," ho cried. "I have:mean old friend; Ned Fink. He must  bo your friend, also. y:��������� 'Ned. lhis is  my wife."  The joyous pride in his friend's  voice made Fink winch, inwardly as  he bowed ceremoniously.  "1 amcvery glad to meet Mr. Fink,",  she said calmly. How well he knew  her voice.  ���������'You'll  dine with ; us,  I  hope. Nod.  "You'll dine wilh us,; I'.hope, Ned,"  called Teller over his shoulder.'its ho  started on with? his boy.' ,    ?:-?.';,?  '"I'liankyou, no. I leave, for. Don-  ver in half an hour," replied Fink. ������������������'������������������,?._  ;"-Tlv*7.' a .sudden ? r.ergo in tho; crowd.;  brought "some; one! between tiiem for a  moment, v and the 'woman; turned tc  him abruptly.  ��������� ������������������������������������'Tbevpitiftil..appeal,;.iii her. oyesvwcht  straight?toV;Fink's;iioart,: andlio fell  :bis ov.*h?oyes grow dim, with; tears.,'  "He?" does:?? not ykhow,''-;: she -said  '.siriiply';.;'*:���������" ffr-fr-f -y '���������: ��������� ?"'��������� ''1*-.;: :':':';;-:'���������:'���������;:"7: ���������:������������������'���������)  _ "He never! shall/'Veried Fink���������Edgar  Temple Field, in Chicago'Herald.     '���������  AvRATTLE SNAKE KILLER  How Del..  kins, pet  ^ End ,0  'Met .-."-a.'-yTragic.-  ':y"Del!,Hawkins thought!the world;of  that-hog,",! said? !v Deacon.!;:; Ellis,; of  iiloomins Grove. . "Kill snakes!:?: Tliat  hog -wasylike" a Ohristia!u ?! Regarding  ���������jualces.:;?:'? He :;killed;?���������?them.vmorhiiig,  '������������������libbli and;night;:?.,; -There aiii't a snake  in-: J. iko.: county f that ? hog vis? afraid J to'.  ;tackle,";-:Del::Wa!s-telling: me only-'liast  :week;!;;'-Jiut:the:.lastV snake? Ders!?hbg  .tried:!tp?eat was?fi~ll?of.nitro-glyce~"ihe  indir^'"'^"!-??!!* ;;aiid:;;tiie5cpmbihatipri;  o������!;:-edapepper,v?rattler?;:;;;ai~.d;;;;: nitrb-  :glyceriiie;wtis:: too -much,!: even-for-the  'prize ..hbg;';'.:'"'"';'V:'v-;;fe-;f:";?;:.; ;?���������''?'v^y?;,:;'':,."??,;;;??'  Uf:" i'He ��������� died? doin';V hisvdtity; yDel? says  !.tb me-with?tears in his eyes.?'and; i������-I  cottldyiind-his .::;;sc;ittereci:.remains, ;p  .woultl,put:a:stone oyerthim.with that  "Inscription.' -" But! nothing?biit,; a"; drag  net through' Pik'e;:and;;the surrounding  counties: can; ever :y;ga!thery:; .together  what .is" mortal of the noble?animal.:  Del!saysVitwas?all"a;put up job;on..th������!  part:p������; Hank'Dunham; :and allows .he.  _vin!'nii:?"Hanlc:fuli;!of; buckshot when;  'he seoshimi' butT says to Del: :!,���������?:!,:  : " .'.-:?N6w;',the:fiheer.vo������;Providence:;did  this; vDcl.??;:: Don'tvinterfere ; bi-' some-,  'thing worse'may !hippen.':-: ??;  ���������W'f.'Fiiiger.. of Providence,: nothing!.?  savs-bel-'being a;'profan8!inau,;:ana?a;  ba:ckslider,-;<it Was"Hank?? Punham'S'  newv'fangled: way;;:Of?killing:?rattlers;  Besides,. what worse can. "; happen to,  ibbg;or:?man:!than!:rattler, red; pepper  ���������and'!-���������''.ro-glycerine?' ;- '- ��������� --77 -  ': v'-you see: the summery-'being, dry  ������olks;-'about!v'h.ere -! -had ! been;-greatly  bothered' about- rattlers.--Hank;:Dun-;  ham ^-as! a great; oneyfor "chasing and  killing: them"-' and'was always thinking  of waj-s ahdmea-hsfbr decreasing the"  visible ? supply: of .rattlers in. Pike-  county, v. But "try as Dunham"?; wbuld  Del's "hog held the; record, and Del  thinks" that. Hank���������-being ?-.: jealousvof  the hog, and knowing,its;fondness?for  ra!ttlers���������laid a trap v!for - the noble  animal. I say;*'fate, and the,.finger of  vprovidence,' but; Dei ;��������� says, 'jealousy  _nd;red pepper.and: "? nitro-glycerine  and filled them with red pepper. Then  ho mixed the capsules up with the  nitro-glycerine.  " 'A snake swallows its food whole,'  says Hank tp his wife, 'and when his  digestive organs get to working on tlie  red pepper thei*.*; is going to be one  mighty surprised snake, but-it won't  be a marker to the surprise party he  will get if he goes pounding the  ground with all that nitro-glycerine in  him.'  "The next day Hank set out some  nitro-glycerine with pepper capsules in  it at a place where rattlers wore  frequent. Nitro-glycerine has a sweet  taste, and a sort of sickish sweet  smell, and it wasn't but a few minutes before Hank, who was hiding behind somo bushes, saw a big rattler  mosy up to where lhe glycerine was,  poke his nose into it, aud gulp down  the whole dose. Then- Mr. Rattler  went to a sunny spot, stretched himself out, and began to dose after the  manner of.-a snako who has dono his  duty, eating all he can hold and is  now ready for a good solid snooze.  In about five minutes the snake lifted  up his head, like a person who hasn't  been sleeping just comfortable. Then  he glanced around,* and Hank says  you could see a look pf pained surprise 011 that snake's countenance.- In  another minute the , snake began to  squirm, as if he had oaten something  that didn't quite agree with him.  Thon as the red pepper got in its fine  work, the rattler began to thrash the  ground like a man with tho colic.  Then he jumped into the air and  protty soon in his jumpings he hit his  stomach against; a stone. That gave  the hitro-gb'cerine in Iiim a~jar, there  was an explosion, and 0:1a more rattler had joined tho great majority as  tho parson says. . .  , "Hunk Dunham - was the nroudest  and icy fuller, t : man in Pike" count-.'  .when; he-saw the success of hise\-  prriiiiont., ' ...  "Talk aboul your ���������/invention's".''' ho.  says to his wife when-he came homo  that night, "but -TVam the prize  ���������ntiiipkin of the lot. Future genera  dens will., take off their hats at th-  name Mr.;?Henry Dunham,?;th_: man'  who discovered the way to!c!ean tlie  country ?of:;i*attlesnal,-es.-'People'wlip  ���������'.yfint.-.-attlers had? better, be ygettin'-:  in a supply for" they?will he. scarce  \V hi to; -blackbirds -'are going to -be  common compared .'.with.'..'Pike- country  -���������attlers, after r.:y.idea'g'ets.iri its-fine  ���������work,'?;-. - //;'?     -���������:/ ;-;:?/v-.;:,:?:.;,-y..?;-:;//-.  /"Tho: next; thiee';days?Hank! spent  ;n mixing,..'.: hi tro- glycerine; and -..red  /���������epper/and. laying traps /for "the rat-  tlers..._7Andi there's, ho; .denying-his'  scnciiic was 'a 'success. About 'every  ip i.miiiiites-'.'yoii would; lienr-Va muffled ; expicsipn. on-Hank's: !fartn. f:cii'at  ?was ,; a? sign; lhat some !/ benighted  rattler :-ha;l/.. been. _ _tastihg:.-'! Hank's  -niedicirie/!������nriy liad / paissedy vin ! h;s;  ;hecks. By/the end of the-week most  of: .the rattlers on ..Hank's place' had  -blown;'���������tlieniselv'e up;: V/Thehi-Hank:  came pyeV/.tb tho���������;store? wlicro������������������'���������:��������� :he  met;.;Del. :/:Del wa._3::;:boasUiig:;::about  the:.iiumbar,:b������.rattlers his' prize:;hog  ;had.;killed.?/?:Kank!: listened scornful  ���������liko,?a:id:;;fiually bi"pko:.:iR;-:/;*/?;;:.;;:;;??,?  ,;:f;"lt's/;intellcct, ;hbty/ti*ainb(lS?,liogs;'  ;says;. he!'.soi'i*;','pf-"sarcastically; V/!"that;  decides;: they destiny*?; ?o������ /;i/:cbunt. v.:  Trained ;hbgs?!a:i'd/their-Owners? were!  ;all?:;i*ight;yfor/tiiiciyilized:/time_;!;?but:  :whjitv? -Pikevjcpunty/'ineeds :ytcday5!y!fis!  ;19'h/contryvahyontibhs? ahdynien; who  cap;-useytliem;!/That'; weli/iheanihg  ;b--trignpraht;:animals'of yours:was; all!;  't-ightainVvliisjJtinie/Vvbut/tlie-'dayybf:  trained /hcgsyisV'Vsqne/ljy;.^ fU:'U7'UU  ���������rU.!ilad ? .! JWhy.? Dei v; rnoist!:; liad v jMt,  when.;-hs/head ;Hahk/talk: vabout::?hls:  prize/hog-that/way?!;.? For-years-Del  iiaiV-t.-keh; a ?pride .;;in;:;'t:iiat',hbg"':aiiil  ihevway/it;"ebiild :kii 1 v?i _ittlers;y"a_!d-  he? looked: oh-,it ?as ;orie! of-the -famii>-,:  .aiid a;r,r_ig!itj- .impprtaht Vinembei', too;'  / VyJusi-because/some "self /.respecting!  reptile'/,commits '"suicide/ at' /finding  hiniself:;:dh.;ypur :farm;: :;;Haiik :Deh-  ;hiim,"?Del says/in-!his !nibst!:?ciitting  :\yay,V;:--'you think- j-oti?~ are?:the "boss.  '3iiak'eV'lv.i'l'er.!'ihi'Pifc'e.;'cpu'_Lty.^  ��������� bet; you V a/;good: "beariskiu-against!/ a:  a?barrel?pf cider/thatviny: hog'can: get  rid of more -snakes in,;,an,dioui- v"than"  iiii ypur:;invehtiohsv!can;in! a/day.'';::/;  v>i;*'l'll_!take the bet,";saysvH_nlc,/aiid!  iheyVv'iigTeedvvtb/fgb;? over "to Kaiik's:  placs the; nextjday ���������;��������� and? V. sattiey- the:  matter. Next; morning !:DeJi: and/his  .���������prize/hog andva/wholo/slew:of- the  "neighbors? _ame"!!bvervto Hank's! place  ���������aha?;he'"meets'/them: and_;says: yV/";!?-  ; ".Tiist?kii!ea ;;two! big.rattlersyStar'  that .pel: qfyoiirs'to work, Del. Snakes  is sitting Enarce var.d?lve'libe a'; long.  tinaa ^ESfUns/ohe./,;;'/.';/;./'..y/y'/yVy;/  ."Dumbed easy -to.;���������- say ' you have'  ;kiUcd two or'/tv.'cnt-twb ���������'. ���������'rattlbrs;''-''.  gi"ow!ed'!.D~].;/.;':i-V don^t?! ;see.:���������'/any  signs ;of .dead . snakes, though."���������;When"  . my :.hog?:ki lis-one/you'll see himV'db  it?" Then? Dell/made/a/sort bf .'whi'rr'-"  ing; nbise/Hke,V;the?."rattie ;of;a.!;.snake  ;Fo~^(TdT7^r*bu-.tI'  and left it where my faithful * animal  would find II. and die in tho pursuit of his duty.''  "But Hank only laughs and nays  a hog that don't know any better  than to try and mako a square meal  oil' red pepper.; and nitro-glycoriuo  was sure to come to an uutihnely  end.'-'  ^riwrmwwmmimnmmmmmww^mmymmmm^  I    THE MOLSONS BANK   1  *������ lNciiiii'i;i:,\T!-:u nv Act op P.w.i v.iknt, 1S55. rS*  WHITS. GWILI.1B1 &   SJOrr  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Etc.  Taylor Block, "McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  3Uoney To Loan.  W. White,. J. M. Scott, B.A..  Q- C. Xj. L.  B.  F.  L.  Gwillim.  HARVEY & 1"?oO.<"R.Tjj*R  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at S per cent.  Offices:      Molsons  Bank Block.  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross, m. 15.  Oilier:   Taylor-'Hlock,''ilni'Uciizie    Aveaiie,  itevelstoke.  . "ui-ireou lo llie C.l'.R  II..:, tn ulllcvr, City��������� of lf.i'volrio e.  ��������� ��������� *��������� THOivi_I_-^*_nfiN~~~.  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Bay Co's   Posts liv (.tie  ;Yufcoivarj|_ no. thepn distflcts. .���������?-���������'���������.  uU7U7f-&-:'���������Uiz.':&k&msUU  ?;.;-:/: MiiriagorVRovelstokoVBrniiuli:/-:  ,!,,-,;'������������������ and _poke into'the/bushes lookirig-fo:*:  indj a/rattler,...'���������'. -���������;////././,;  ./.'-;:/y;! ,���������/'!//.  TS^/faULTesiSKe���������-**/������������������;..;.  '���������//"-"T/'vt'  ?v:?''H?.nk  Dunham ?was! ,  'blbwin  stumps^^ on his farm:.-this,spring 'and ^  ;using nitro-glycerine for;that purpose.//"Here's where;  Oneday he! carried but.some in a little   Dei"? he' '&y'i it-was. a '--''ptifeup -job/oii;  ,pail,/:and ' finding   .! he! had forgotten j sh* '--part ".of  K-an'k':.-'- to  kin -tlie :hog!  -aometSing. putv./ the   -nitro-glycerine ]'-';"'"<"*'/? had f.t.on 'the pride and 'joyicf  'down; ;rby a stump���������being fa careless,:i?'.y<;yI[av.*>.;n;/ fanuly;  and  Khnir.-'-'says'  heedless sort of man���������-and went back > ^'^ "-��������� -.-"��������� as a fool, -hog- and'- tiught;tb.  'tO'-.the house?     Wheh-he got back the i-hcA-e;. known ciicu;;h: to: leave vsnaker.  nail and stump were there, but all,the ra'o^e  that/ had   peen, dieting  onredo  nitro-slycerine was gone.    /     '/   :"   '*.;P^PI^r __;.d  tiitrprgi-ycerliio.?/However:  ���������"Dangftd qiieer,' says Hank'..   "VVliv' ���������nf-t may :V_  the-prize hog, sighted a  in thunder anyone should     steal vtFiejV^V?'^111'^-1"'3--1^  /i-lvcerine ami leave th4 pail?'      :    0;I'"i"/!'"?   !iur},- -w^i': -"and-/-'comfortable;.  " "Thon "ho. Iriokod '"aroiin'd  and .".-ibbiit h���������'1���������*? af^rearing ������������������ bf---in^-rtj-arjvT  -6ne hundred "feet, away he saw!^  or four big rattlers / lving ...on^hc!! ??������' started after;- the; -rattler; , but  /rroimd and sunning themselves as' If Uf'UU.';���������' :'";'i'f. ,r������>ch. the .,snake....It-  they had ji"* eaten a bii<"meai- 'Hiiiik.j UfUU' '-wtsr .and . thrash; around,  didn't connect the rattlers with the \U ^U'\yU'"!UU,'?rtU.h-^'or  loss of his nitro-glyeerine,. but picking]?" U "UUU*:1? h9 ���������lcl*Ja "<e "  np a rock throw? it?at the shakes. Iti "^'^ ' '^ 'U^UT^U WJV'*U ?f  hit.one:of the _tRg6st._qi_.se on. the iU. 'U^Ul /.:!^?" X, Jnt<5r^fid ; lrl  back. Then there was an-explosion )���������#!. 6-*^;..'^* .,-���������-' i"'-'"-! p'7's f  and the- air was fuU;.of ���������'��������� rattlesnake I ^lf.^^!c;' ^e"nWl a,loffaU^-  meat.  and  fangs-and Tattles,   ' '" . " ! U"i.^TiU /a!ls ou'v*; ,���������/'.'.   ?/  . ".'Holy liuUfiBlies,' says Hank., .'thr-tn j ..,,,iy  l'U, sl������P' "!ar*  hog. of, yours/  rattlers is what, stole mv glvcerine.'    i'.    ,KU    U rattler ...has   boin  eating  ;,w;s ���������i!Uv^'^:9cP0^^^i?p^y-.*iUU  ZMM0!$^0wWm  MuMS'''M:^P&ti^������  ���������CUT/PK,SqES:.. FOli^'POT; .CAS H"  ;p tl Laud soa; its. -\V*o cau!iix;yt)u !/y,  ZX^^imMmM^fWimU  "That; sot. Hank to thinking if. he  ediildn't use the nH.ro-gLjceririe to:.itill'  off the, rattlers, .who were - getting to  be a pesky nuisance on hiii/ plaoe."  When suppfir camo Hank!" was'.._. sort  of pondering over the problem-'of iiie  snakes, and the nitro-giycarine. and  without thinking what; he *was".rtoing  ho. put a lot of red pepper - on some  .cabbage he was eating.     / ';  .. "'Holy /jumping buiifisheE,', ��������� iui.  shouted,:springing for the water pall,  my whole inside is.on fire.'  "When Hank got. sort of cooP.d oii  inside lie bad an'idr.a. .'���������  "'Supposing red popper' makes me  jump about like that, 'what will: bo its  effects on a'big'rattler-' who.can't get  at a.water pn.il right off? And supposing the Tattler is fill<-(l to the brim  with nitro-glycerine. what is going to  he tho, effect of his -threshing about  in that fashion,'  "Well, a man don't.!', need to have  what Judge Meann calls a 'mammoth  thing tank' to know that if_ a rattlor  loaded to the llmit'-witli nitro-glycsr-  ine tried to dance tho hornpipe there  is going to be one loss rattler. So  Hank, afler pondering on ������������������the.���������way to  put his  discovery   in   working   order.  just.  a  nitro-glycerine.".  -.Dr.r;thought  that,  this was  trick-of. Jl*v:;k"s ' to/oali   off! the   libg  arid ������������������prey("!".   liini. ���������' from- : kiiiing'tfUs  srr.*J.-.e. ..'^n'd- fce  tinswerpd , ba _k Kcorn-  -fui/like:., -.. :,  /"-'*.;  ���������rYtTB.ytfiiU"tiff the  I105. Don't :P:l dim-  eal the   poor  snat;c. .-Har.k. ������������������v.-'ill/ioae  rT.he--het'..''nni:!"he gritiiftid lik^j a man.  iwho . thinks .hs ���������;���������_,:���������._- '-snid yvomething  i -nighty   fiirniy, ���������; ? ; .   '���������?���������������������������  j   "It; was,, aii over in a moment. The  prize   ho?;   j/rmted   ���������his.-"--;fi*oot     '.������  Mqiiar'e '/on i',\t. head' ;<n'd  nei-k'' of. the:  ractl-M*,; loonk/d   'prVntrily' itroitnd; - ur,'  ',(  he. -kticw. lie   v-rra-.'!'*Iij?r   i:l,-y;"V;iti'.'  rtnrl'-then! tnoi: a good  bi;;  hltftofUU:  nitro-Klycerii;.    loaded ������: iifoiarir-h     of  the snake. - Then   thoro   w.-i-i  nn   cx-  p'onion.  and  p.  steady, rain  of piec.'R'  of  -libs'all .over ,-that'    part,   nf    the  cb'iiiitt*>v.'  "The-proud and ' happy look lhat.  animal gav. me just, before -he parted' company with; his. .head will go  with me to the ond of rr.y life." r;ayfi  DhI, .telling, of the details of the t.ra-  gi*!i.ly."a_i' I ��������� v.-iji ' g������t V-veii- w'tb thni-  reptile of a.'Hanlr Dunham for n~itr-  dering the pride of-the Hawkins f;ii:i- j  '���������'.".  if it iiiiv'/; me nil. my  born  dnys, |  ^Jie^;KeYel^alre;;^^  ;MeraldY'IS������������d^eekjy]':^  ?/?;';   jHasvmore -rea!ders !"in?"Norlh,  Kooteiiay than any othei",paper;  _������������������'���������������������������,. has ; more advertisers I in- Rovel-  /;v.stok6. than; !?anyv.other  paper;:  .     does  more job   printing/in  the  /   '!    city than any other paper;   it's  '*-'-'��������� news  is  moro spicy and  up-tb-  "?: /date;/its;influence:?-is greater;  its adverlising rates are lowest  circulation  considered;   its subscription rate: "is only.$2.00 per  annum;  It; covers the field   Try  ���������/ it andbe: with the crowd.  - . ! . Write to ''/���������.;.:''  "���������:/.:> "-REVELSTOKE'HERALD, /  Revelstoke, B. C.  % M Piekapd  /���������/...flSSlBYER,.,. V    V ?  Goldi Silver or Lead;:......./.v;;.SL50  Copper.:...;.....;...;;..;. ;........ 2.00  Gold and Silver.......;.....,.;... 2.00  Gold or Hilver and Copper...,.;.., 2.5t 1  Gidd,/Silver arid : Lead .;.;.:/... .0, "j.00  Gold, Silver/Lead .-ind Copper..-'.. .1.00  Prompt Attention to Samples by Mail,  Ca-sh Must Accompany the Sample.  Front/St. ? Revelstolce  HEAD OFFICE  MONTREAL  PAID UP CAPITAL      - -:������������������_���������      -      S2,00O,000 .       ^  '--���������rr���������       M&"���������������       -       -       -       -   ���������    ii.soaooo      ���������    . ��������� =^  jj-- I)1HLCI'(1I{������:   xx'n.���������Jloi.RON JlAcriii-iisov, President: S. II. Kwinii, Vice I'resMcnt   :..i~  ifc W . M. UAMBAV.SAMUKI. I-'IM-KY, IfKNIIV AnCHIIIAI.ll, .1. lJ. <JI.i:(UI01lN -.38  gi: II.  MAIIKI.A.VII  .Mdl.SON. ���������_-^.  pZ I'. \VoKi--EHTox.Thomas, General Miiiuitrcr. '    -"3^  ������:      A general banking business ���������transacted,'/ Intcre.. allowed at. cwn-nt "''  p:. r"1''"'.' J. D. MOLSO.V, -'SS  jfc: JlAKAOKlt, liKVKI.STOKK, B. O        Vjj  1  I  REAL ESO^ATB \  ?j  .���������y'f--: MINING;:-\.uP^  ;: >INSURANeE^  e,  ? amiKagiiiiratCT-TOM"^  UUfUUU'���������*'-^-^  |"i;sii;:!:Vai"id,:Qame?!;iii;V/  ^:^:sl^;!i;i'5>i:t;Eake;C!it-Y^  f^ATfESUM^'w:'":P SfifUD'kY'  ���������'yj/v.G dp d vacco iii modatiqri;? 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Teams always ready on shortest  notice.      Coutiucis  for jobbing  taken.  \'rU./7:.UUfi:XomDletC:;and  ���������f     All About Revelsioke UU'U^^t*'-'  The Gateway to the Wonderfully Rich Si iwris!, 'FiOi-nctof North  Kootenay and 'Canon River.:- The..ry,t?'^:jFi}i.>iUfar llu:  7 '���������_   Jsitj Bend. Trout ZatCoIfardeau, 'W^.tMvaclf. Al-        ! * ;  bart Canyon, Jordan Pans and Eagle Pass  District:*.  Dtts'iTiess Mcn-andBiisi-f      7  ���������n.'.'tr. Uoities.'The nanie, O^gu-'���������'"���������::.:  ff.  pationand Residence of    *  ��������� t Keery Male Resident *y     , ���������/ /  iii.  the    City.  %���������  ���������>.'.  11  MIVKKSS  Pries*,.  50 Cents.  U, f f R,   P.7 PETTIPIECE,- UUU ��������� U  ������ :- '   '      '    j] ���������"'���������'   Revelstoke, B. C.     ;      .^ /  t/0  n m i in rap  Fatal Gun Accident at Fort Saskatchewan,  of Dominion lands with the view of  setting apart further reserves, to lopk  into and report upon the cause of  tires and suggest the means whereby  the destruction of the forests may be  lessened, and also any other duties in  connection with the timber resources  of Dominion lands and Indian reserves he may be called upon by the  department of the interior to perform."  THE ALIEN'S LA.uiiNT  er mm  u  Hilda  Blake  Said   to  Have   Confessed   to  Another Murder.  London,   Sept  29.���������   A   despatch to   was sent down from   Strathcona   and  the    Daily    Mail    from  Charlostown, I "'e remains will  bo interred at Fort   ,���������...������������������   ; ��������� ���������ii���������,r  Saskatchewan tomorrow.    Much  llous-  says: Comrnaiidorin  -In the Wakkerstrooin district, and  probably throughout the Transvaal.  Two thousand burghers have assembled at Wakkerstrooin, which is eight  miles from  the  Natal   border and  j L  _,,  ���������ii���������.,  Saskatchewan tomorrow.    Much sym-  is   proceeding ;p.uhy ,a fc,t fop Mr_ an(, ^  ton lu their affliction.  I There is a remarkable occurrence  .connected with tho dead boy's lifo.  Uo was a son of Mr. Houston by  marriago and his mother lost  her  life   in saving  her  son's  several  SABLE ISLAND TO BE SURVEYED  Serious  Plight of a Dominion Liner  on Belle  Isle  Father   Point.   Sept.   29.���������Montford,  an Elder Dempster lino steamer, with  250 passengers of the wrecked steam-  , er Scotsman ou board, passed inward  Tho captain of the Scotsman wires  "Ship is on a ledge about five  miles east of the Belle Isle lighthouse  in an upright position but she has  water in her hold. We expect to get  her afloat again and are working  now with that object in view. Send  immediate assistance."  Passengers are ail safe, many of  whom are from Montreal, Toronto,  and points .near those cities.  ~      LORD JUNTO'S TRIP  Ottawa, Sept. Ex- Lieutenant Gov-  , ernor - Mackintosh waited on Lord  Minto'vesterday and asked him on  behalf "of the citizens of' Rossland,  B.C., to visit the city as .their guest.  The' governor , general regretted he  would not be able to accept the invitation this fall but would go early  next summer, when' he intended making an extended tour in Western  Canada.  Lo rd Minto will leave tho railway  on his Western trip and will visit  Batoche, Cut Knife creek and other  places where he had been along with  General Middleton aiding to put  down the rebellion of.lSSS.  "   HILDA  BLAKE'S  CONFESSION'  The     Brandon     Murderess       Makes  Further Startling Revelations. *   __-  Ottawa, Sep. 29.���������-Major J. P. -Gor-  deau and Engineer Anderson, ot the  department of marine and fisheries  leave today for Halifax, whore they  will take the new government steamer'  -Minto and proceed to Sable Island,  rney intend making a survev or tho  island. The island is gradually disappearing and it is thought desirable  to have a good survey made.   *  from Laing's Nek. lt also says that years ago. They wore crossing tho  1200 burghers have been ordered to Rod river on thc ice when thoy broke  Sandispei, 15 nines west of the Natal through. The mother held her boy  boundary, where they will nicei tho on top of the ico until lie was rescued  Orange Free State artillery winch and then sank to death in the waters  has been lying low in thc neighborhood   for  a   fortnight.  Loudon, Sept 29.���������Tl'.e Odessa correspondent or' the standard telegraphs that there is a rumor there  that Germany recently suggested to  Russia the advisability of mediation  between Great Britain and the Transvaal and that Russia declined to liave  anything to do with  the  matter.  Tho Pretoria conespoiideut of the  Daily Telegraph says: 'i'he executive of the Transvaal are absorbed  in war preparations. Many Boers oppose the aggressive action on religious grounds. . t  As the 2nd battalion of Grenadiers  embarked on a transport at Gibraltar for London yesterday they received a "hurry call" ordering them  to proceed io tho Cape, for which  place  they start tomorrow.    -  Birmingham Post: Two cars of  arms leave Hamburg on Friday for  ,the Transvaal, comprising 50,000 improved Mausers, 500,000 cartridges  and several dynamite mortals.  A cable from Capetown to the London Times says: The Boers would  have taken'the initiative by now but  for the scarcity of water, there not  heing yet a suflicient quantity. There  will be great difficulty in providing  food supplies for the people remaining at Johannesburg when hostilities  have commenced.   _ o   . SCOTSMAN AGROUND    .  Owing to Scurvy Treatment of Americans by Dawson Oflicials They  Are Not Anxious to be on  British Soil.  Ottawa, Sop. -7.���������President Graves,  ot tne Willie Pa=������s and Yukou railway,  nas just returned n-oiu an extended  inp into the Yukon country. in the  "oni-be of a newspaper interview Mr.  uruves inaKes the following signin-  cam statement in regard to ihe doings  ot some of the oihciais at Dawson:  oomo auixely has been created among  tUe miners on the Porcupine river  that runs into the Chilcoot river  aoodt too boundary Jiue. The B0_  (-ailed odus viveudi line might cut  u'-.icu modus   viveudi  line might  cm  i.?������������������?? a".- PUC Lilem iEL ^"WliWI  m.  ,,      .   .     "������ 1UCn iire Particularly  i, wm bW or lheIr 1**-SL mlii  loi lu jes. .uoit of them were crowded out ot honestly acipiired homings  about Dawson by ihe unfair methods  *    Canadian oihciais or wero    dispos-  Pvi?.Cti b������ ,lhe a,ien ������wclusloii aci of  Li itish Columbia last winter, ln  order to bu safe, they went prospecting in  American territory    and    dis-  inoener���������nh^ JJ������''CUpine d-������S-������g3 and  uie proposition to put them in Canadian territory again by changing the  .ouud.iry line is unusually irritating  to them.  _>->-<��������� ��������� ���������������������������fr* 4-4-4-> 4"*4"������ <���������<-+���������*+<*���������-������'++  " ie West WmiW x  I  Use East Window f  !  (.���������'rum Tli'.: C'uliiiiil.i.i _.I i.B.iirl ilcrnlil)  AN OTTAWA SENSATION-  WILFRID LAURIER'S TOUR  loronto, Sop. 29.���������Wilfrid ' Laurier  will commence his tour in Ontario by  addressing a meeting at Bowmanville  011, October 16th. Messrs. Fielding  and Blair will likely be with him  SPARKS   FROM   THIS WIRE  A   fire  at  Rossland  destroyed   nine  small   buildings.  British   troops   will   occupy   Laing's  Nek Pass.  of  Guelph,   an   old  Robert  Martin  resident is  dead.  The   Allan   line   steamship   wharf  at  Montreal  has  collapsed.  Ottawa fair directors have to face  a deficit of ?9000.  John I-I. Park, a wholesale merchant,   of Hamilton, 0:it.r  is  dead.  J.C.Scolt, a former Quebec merchant, has been charged with arson.  Filipinos'* arc treating thoir Amorican prisoners as their guests..  Sir Charles' Tupper delivered a  non-political  address  al Halifax fair.  W.Cox was accpiittod at Goderich  on a charge of killing his son-in-law.  \ decision in the Venezuelan arbitration will  be given on Monday.  Conservatives in Antigcnish have  made a house of commons,nomination  Lord Minto will go, to New York on  Saturday to witness next week's  yacht   races. ,  A first dividend of 25 per cent will  be paid holders of Villo Marie bank'  bills.  Active preparations are under way  for the adjourned British cabinet  meeting.  Delegates from a^Jewish colonization associalion have passed through  Winnipeg  on their  way west.  At tho C.P.R.elcvalors 537,550 bushels of wheat were delivered at prices  ranging from 55 to 59o per bushel.  FILIPINO   SWIMMERS  Brandon, Sep. 29.���������According to a  rumor current'here there has been a  somewhat startling revelation in connection with the past history of Hilda  Blake, who lies in Brandon jail, the  confessed murderess of Mrs. John  'Lane. It is stated that she wrote, a  letter to Mrs. Stewart, of Virden, the  lady with whom she lived previously  in which she''confesses that sho had  murdered young Stewart, who it was  thought had committed suicide. The  young fellow was found dead in thc  house and the supposition was that he  had shot himself, suspicion having  never rested on the young girl Hilda.  Presumably her success in escaping  ���������the results of this crime emboldened  her to commit a second. Had sho  identified the tramp who was first arrested for the murder of Mrs. Lane she  might still be free."* It is stated that  the girl wrote the letter to Mrs.  Stewart about the time she went to  Winnipeg to purchase the revolver  with which she committed her latest  crime, stating that she was en route  to the Old Country, having just finished a course in Brandon hospital  and had become a full fledged nurse.  The courage shown bv the Filipinos  iu battle with American a-5 well as  with Spanish troops long ago proved their natural bravery. Au intelligent native observer, Ramon Reyes  Lala,.who.lias received a careful education bolh in Europe and America,  writes thus concerning tho daring of  his   countrymen' in   time   of   peace:  The natives are all excellent swim-  -mers_nnd���������aro-absolutely���������teavless-UV  the-water, r have seen groups of  boys diving 80 or -10 feet for pennies  dropped in the sea by foreign .naval  oiiiccrs. Many swim miles with the  greatest case, and',it-is no uncommon  sight to see- groups of them plunging  wilh drawn daggers among a shoai  of sharks, with whom they fight with  a fierceness that .always results in  victory.  Government     Oflicial     and     Married  Lady Are Said lo Have Kloped���������  Supposed   to   be   in   the  Uniled Stales  Ottawa, Sept. 2C���������A rumor has  been current in the streets and in  hotel corridors of an elopement in  winch two woll known Ottawans are  said to be the principals. The gentleman whose name is associated with  lhe rumor holds an important posi-  tion in the employ of the government  and is unman ied. The woman, who  is a married lady is said to reside  on bandy Hi!! and is prominently  identified wth several charitable organizations within the city. The  parties are known to have frequently  been in each -other's company of  ���������ate. On Thursday morning thev  quietly left the city on an earlv  tiain for parts unknown, although it  is believed they have crossed the  border.  A GREAT DAY  Hearty   Reception  to  bs   Accorded to  America's  Great Naval   Victor  in New York  Nov.- Yprk,* Sept. 27. All the general arrangements .for lhe reception  of Admiral Dewey are now completed and there a'ro'only a few minor  details to be settled. The committee  on.distribution of grand stand tickets  was at work all day yesterdav ih the  mayor's office and until late in the  night. They apportioned nearly 20.000  tickets, al there were at their disposal. There were applications for  100,000. The committee on stands  will hold their final meeting today  and decide what will be exactly the  capacily of the stands. If the committee stands for all the expenditures  it- has authorized' it will have spent  $-:5.000 in excess of-the first appropriation.  \Vork on thc big triumnhial arch  is. rapidly being pushed and the arch  will be in proper condition.in plenty  of time. ' Yesterday when some workmen were raising the figure of a  sailor to the top of the pedestal, n  Broadway cable car ran against one  of the guv ropes of the derrick, and  derrick, statue and workmen fell over  on the top of the car. There was  a slight panic among the thousands  of people watching the structure from  tho sidewalk, but the police finally  restored  order  and no  one was hurt.  "WELL, HERE'S TO TOU"  SAD DEATH AT REGINA  ACCIDENTALLY SHOT  Fatal Occurrence at Fort    Saskatchewan���������A. Houston Loses His Life,  Fort Saskatchewan, Sep. 27.���������A very-  sad and fatal accident occurred about  3 o'clock yesterday a short distance  from town, by which Albert Houston  eldest son of Mr. Robert Houston of  ' the Partridge Hills, lost his life, rho  voting fellow had gone to a neighbor's Mr. D. McEachcrn's, to have  company to go shooting with. While  there, in company with Mr. McEach  I.egli"a. Sept. 27.���������A sad death occurred here yesterday afternoon, Miss  Evans, a lady about HO yoars old,  daughter of a Congregational minister in Wales, died under circumstances which point very strongly to  suicide. The unfortunate lady has  been living in this district with different famlies for the past two years  and for the last day or two she had  been living at the residence of John  Morrison. Sho was in perfect health  up to an hour beforo her death. It  is said she had no relatives in Can-  adi. Despondency over failure to  secure employment and brooding over  hor lonely position in a strange land  is supposed to be the cause of her  rash act.   o   FOREST PRESERVATION  *fc������ taJJpwing is the order in council  ap������������a_L____i"Sfc inspector of timber:  "That wifil wB Ijiew of preserving the  remaining forests upon Dominion  lands and Indian reserves from utter  destruction by fires and other destructive agencies, and of encouraging the  reproduction of forest trees, and as  settlement Is rapidly progressing in  all parts of Manitoba and the North  West Territories, with     the view of  orn's son. they went to see pigs that ]iaVing an immediate inspection of  were being fattened, and in pull ing i fhc country t0 ascertain what tracts  tho gun over thc fence it exp.oded Uhiuid bo set apart for timber re-  killing him instantly. Mr. and Mrs. scrV(!S before they are encroached  Houston wore both up town on busi- j. .... aettlers. Mr. Elhu Stewart, of  ilcss and on their return wore horn- .Colingwood. bo appointed to under-  fled to And thoir boy dead. The ; taico the work at a salary of $2,500  youth was about IC years of age anil ��������� per annum, with the title "chTef in-  was a bright lad well liked hy all why i spector of timber and forestry' with  knew him. It Is believed that the j headquarters at Ottawa, the duties of  hammer of the gun struck against a I the said 'otTicer to h������ to inspect the  plow which was near the fence, cans- timber reserves in  Manitoba and the  iUB tlle discharge whicli caused death.  The back of his head was blown com-  Nurth  West Territories    already  fined by the department   of   the  de-  pletoly off.     This afternoon   a coffin tcrior, to visit tlio 'timbered portions  How the Biped-Man Takes His Liquor  With Accpmpanying Tpasts.'  u  Did you ever stop to marvel at the  supposedly sane observation of an intelligent-man"when^perchance^hc^secs*  his brother biped and steps into the  convenient hotel or saloon in response to the invitation to "have  something?"  If it has struck you to listen, have  you ever tried to work it out for  yourself What the alleged toasts or  current phrases of the bar mean or  are suposed to mean  One man tried to solve the problem  in the days of "once-upon-a-time. Ho  is down at Brandon still working  on it. Others have essayed the task  and come to the conclusion that somebody needed the gold cure.  Take a five minute object lesson in  tho evening���������any of the first class  saloons will do, where the special amenities and forms are duly complied  with.  Three friends take position in front  of the polished board. Each hesitates  for a moment, until the white aproned  smiling barman suggests:  "Well, whafs it going to he  gentlemen "  "Give.it a name, gentlemen,    or  Recognizing a customer hands    out  the favorite brand.  As a general ni'o the call is for  "just a drop" of Scotch or rye���������or a  cocktail which it is distinctly specified on all occasions shall be made  "very light.''  When the order is filled, the glasses  eo to their natural    destination,  and  the friends  observe to the man who  pays or to the party in general:  "Well, here's health,  "Well, here's looking at you,  "Well, here's a go.  "Well, here's a jolly go,  "Well, here's fortune,  "Well, here's success,  "Well, here's     how    it    happened"  (this man   is   an   established wit. of  course),''  ���������"Well, here's luck,  "Well, here's that you may,'' etc.  ."Well, here's happy days,"  "Well, here's  "  ad infinitum.  But who shall say -what any of the  "wall here's" mean, or what the men  wh .   use them  mean  that  they shall  mean  Y<* the m_n who takes his nip in  sileg*. not having at least piven his  fr;<*_Jt or the bartender the nod which  is simply a synomym for "well here's,"  is always set down mentally as a  Trmsvaalw.  That Is, hVe recorded a boor.  ������������������������������������������������������O-*-������-������������������������������������'������������������������������������*������������������*��������� *-*-M-0 iiH+'H'**  Canada is a country of homes. Ths  hotel and boarding house���������twin-disturbers of domestic peace���������have slight  support in the Dominion save from  lho tax on tourists. Canadians like  English, Scotch and French, from  which thoy aro most largely grown,  believe that the heme should bo the  centre of a man's life. lt is not  used simpl as an apartment house,  for sleeping and eating while iho  man really lives at his slore or ollice  and thc .woman shopping or making  cails. The Canadian preaches and  practices a policy of judicious laziness-. Tite. barbers have ollice hours.  In ilunif tliis sign was over lhc striped ' olo: "Open from S to 1 a. m���������  and from 3 to 5:110 p.m.'' That barber gets something out of life. Jn  Calgary each "Wednesday all lho  stoics' in town close at 1 o'clock in  tho "ftei'tioon and everybody in town  has  a half  holiday.  The iivcr-pil) man does small Inisi-  enns in 'Camilla. 'I'he people are  sturdy. The churches are well supported. Death rate is small. Sunday  is respected. And tliu house wife as  well as thc cook has sometimes au  atiernoon off,  Ji:      <���������     :���������  They arc sober folks in Canada  v/iihal. A surgical operation is necessary io gel a joke into the heads  of the majority. "Can you lell mo  w.icre tne Prince of Wales restaurant is?'-' asked Robert M. White, of  tlio Mexico Ledger.of a bluff Englishman who said ho had resided in  tnat particular Canada lown for 25  years.  "i\o   sir,"   replied   tho   booi'   eater.  "And you have lived here 25  years," said Bob, "and don't know  where the Prince of Wales restaurant is.    That's funny."'  "1 don't see anything funny about  it,   sir,"  growled  the  Englishman.  "Funny" is not in their vocabulary.  They applaud at banquets not with  shouts of approval but with solemn  ejaculations of "here, here!" But  they sing "For He's a Jolly Good  Fellow, with rousing emphasis and  wnen a good story is told laugh up  roariously���������next day.  * M _  Through western Canada and on  the Canadian Pacific eastwards thc  hours run from 1 to 2-1 o'clock. One  o'clock, in the afternoon becomes,  under "this system, 13 o'clock and so  on. It was at first h little queer to  read that the train would leave at  17:..*> o'clock but one soon became  accustomed to it and it appeared preferable to the _2 o'clock plan. There  was not the necessity of whatchiug for  black faced type' and light faced typo  in tho railway time tables to ascertain whether it was afternoon or  morning. The clocks arc made with  a double dial on which tho figures  shift at noon r~- 1 to 12 to 13 to 24.  .     .    *  Immigrants are flocking into Can  ada wilh rapidity. Every mau and  woman may have. J GO acres of good  farming land absolutely froe and  more if desired ai $1.25 par ��������� acre.  Contrary to general opinion this immigration is from thc United States  as well as from Europe. Last year  23,000 heads of families., from' this  republic settled in Western iCanada-  An interesting part of the European  immigration is the Monnonitc and  Douichobor sp'-'.". Bolh have been  driven to. America because of religious persecutions. ,  Doukhobors, or spirit wrestlers, are  Russians, hold property in common,  and refuse1 to bear arms. In religious belief thoy resemble the Quakers. ~~*"'icinn is not an incident but  enters into every act of their daily  lives, j-ucy live chiefly on bread and  cheese and tea. nover eating meal.  Divorce is absolutely .unknown. Their  dress is peculiar. All their clothing  is home made. The men wear wide-  hipped, uiiie , trousers, held by , a  waist drawing string; a grotesqus  cap   and   a   long  cape.  Mennonites como from Prussia,  principally. They live in separate  communities  and  mix little  with tho  ottlsid"   '---���������,have no doctors  and do not put faith in medicine of  any kind. Yet thoy live long and  -appear���������robust- ���������-".'.!���������their-open-air���������life  and simple diet doubtless conducing  to uns result. The Mcnnonite builds  his' houso as an extention to his  barn. '* His kitchen door opens into  his horse stall, all their farm house"!  arc built in clusters, the farms extending from luO central village like  the spokes of a wheel. This system  does away with the isolation of farm  life. Tho Menuonite does not believe in education. He prefers ignorance. But he raises' more wheat and  more, children than any oilier Can-  atuaii colonist.  s  COMPANY,  INCORPORATED 1670  The  Si  epartment  is now  'resided  over oy  FERGUSON 3  OSSLAND OF THE LARDEAU  T fr q fjr^ t>^T1i       *s ^ie ri<7 k������st  m^n^nS district in British  F^-frfrfrr-icrrN-rs   *s "S*1*    in x^~   heart    of   Lardeau's  fc?rgufc>or_. rchest miac5  Now is llie Time to Invest in  Ferguson Real  Estate  And Here arc the Reasons Why  You  Should Get in on  the  Ground Floor of this Rising Mining Camp  x^l  and Is ready to  receive orders  _���������j  ras.  Costumes*  Satisfaction Guaranteed  mt imsms mi- mm  "     CALGARY  .  Csi  ladlan  Pacific  ���������  ' H  ail-wav.  and  Soo Line.  Days  Con  v  Across    the  fcinent  by. the  "j    "IMPERIAL LIMITED"  Tiie fastest and best equipped  traiii crossing the coiithient.  - Tr.iius leaving thr. Pacific Coast  TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS and  SATURDAYS connect at Fort  William "with the palatial lake  steamers "M(iiiit(iba,"AIb<_vta" and  'Athfibascii" acioss   ihe mml lakes  "F-JF  cards  iiiiormnlion,   time  initp* and tickets apply to  ��������� T. \V. B������ ADS HAW,  Auenr, litsveNitike.  13. J. C'OYl.I"   A>������'-Gi'ii. r.-t-s-enprT  * A;.'''tii', Viiiifuiivei, JJ. C  . t Si  Is in lhe heart of lhe mines and so  ii'.iiated that. ir. will always be the  fiiitlittiiig point for all lhe bi������ shipf-era.  A "'mice at a map of the district will  convince the inos-t skeptical of this  fact.  Sseond :  Tliy * roiiif-ri?   and   mine   owners   will  Dili- ij i;i hi .'.dqueitcisat Ferguson.  Third:  Next year Feiguson will have twe  rdihv-djs, namely the Lardo Dunean  and the C .P.JK. Both lines have been  surveyed i ato the town, and the Lardo  Duncan are right now clearing the-  land for their new road and , workshops, sideways etc.  Fourth:  The Silver Cup,   Sunshine,   Nettie   L,  Towt-er,   Tn:e     Fisftiip,   Bad    Shot  Broa   y k v. Old S<moma, Silver Queen  Silv -:r Bait The   Horn  Ledge   Group  Big' Fiv.j      Wac-nar,    Abbott," Holy  MoseS Empire an~l other w<jll known  . pioperties aro   tributory , to  Ferguson  and are all within a radius of 10 milea  of the townsite. c  Uoux   is   the   Golden    Opportunity  ,       ..  -.    -t  ������l- - "���������  ' *   '  Next summer may bo too late to get in at  eronnd floor prices.   Advice���������Act prompt-      -- "'  ly. . . '    ' .  Ferguson.   Is absolutely without a rival in thc Lardean District,  Lois Are Selling Fast���������  Spokane Capitalists are reaching after Ferguson property and espect to pull out with  a handsome return, as experienced by them  in the er.ily days of Bosslaid.  Why Not You .  Lots selling now at from S150 to $250���������  Choice Corners.  "AV  information can hi procured  on  application to  Annexation spirit is not found iu  Cai ada. Few people wish to he an-  ne.tod lo tho United simm, bovci'.I  causes operate, to produce lhis result,  i'i ido i- uiie. "' 1-ow taxation is an-  o'.her. Tii-- government is much free-  than outsiders generally suppose. Tlio  Dominion parliament, corresponding  In tl.e ffil.'iiil house of represent -  tives. is chosen Iiy direct vote of tho  people every live years. 'I'ho seiuit  oi? an- ai pointed hy the governor  general. J'rovlnci-s have slate leg! .-  iaturcs elected for four years and  doaiing with* provincial matters. Local  mailers aio controlled liy.lhe inuni-  cip;.1 councils elected annually. The  franchise is so hrotid that nearly  everv male resident over _l ears of  age ir.ay vote. In city sovcrnineiit  sm civ our Canadian cousins outrank  their' neighbors of Ihe Slales.  + * t,  ne'pite this free KOvernnic.iL there  is thc greatest affection for the qiieoti-  Tne greatest love and loyalty is expressed wncn her name is mentioned.  Restaurants, hotels, streets, towns,  and territories arc named for Victoria and Queen. Hut as certain also  of their own poets has suid: lie-  tuiu_s nicy do  proles-_ too  nutch.  Thero is no state church in Cnnada.  Worship is as free as in thc Uuited  State?. Eastern Canada is mainly  Catholic: western and middle aro  Protestant. Episcopalians, Vrcshy-  terians aud Metnodists aro tue most  numerous.  Canada's school system Is well provided for. Free non-sectarian rural  schools arc about three miles apart  in settled districts. The government  i.-inVcs an aii'iu-il grant to each school.  This Brant with a slight local ta~:  pays all expenser*. Onc-righteenth  part of the entire "fertile belt" from  Pembina to the Saskatchewan is set  apart for the maintenance of schools  REVELSTOK  S ���������  Sash  "  anel  Door  Facto y.  Ulnniifact'  unci Coat  irers cl"  uj'.s In -���������"-tw  Snl', IMmi.*. Turning. Plinlli*. fr-rncr  lEtiii'lfx, M'HiMiii^H uf nil !iln<K K.uicv  (���������.ililf*, awl Wiititihili woilc. liRifld'tP,  -ii'i'.i'i-v ('ot'i fi'tinii m.'til-' l<_ uT'l-'r.  Smri; .tiKl -uliSi'i! Kl.iliix.*, I'iii'l'iw  -���������'r.uin". with b^Ii f.tretl ;i I'tn'ffali.y.  tlu- hiti'H ln-wlihu'iy. ])vy U;\n  pr-'iiii***"* Oil! :11r11* ������ut M irca i cfora  fruiim ������!bowlitre.  SAWYER U MANW^'G  F, BUKER, Local Agent,  _   FERGUSON TOWNSITE  ,J.-ch-HnYTEItIAN   CHUKCH- R( y ���������! toke. /  "-orvlcu  tvyrv Siitidny m 11 a-ri,  on 1 7..9I I  ti in      Ilib'c  t'.lttifi r.r   "c-Sl   p.m.,  i*.   ���������-hl(_. j  i.il are '.vi.li-onie.   1'inyer   lutctioy ������c I- i ,n  i_"(.ry tVcduec.inv.    liKV   T. MENZIES. V.-nKir  ,   i.MAX     CATBOI.IU   CHURCH ��������� Hove!  -l.jicr      ^Ity-'*   ilrtl .ix d third siiinortyH Ir-  it,������ ii n t������t. Ji":".'i ii " .   K._.%'. FATHER THAYKtC.  SAI-AWTIOX AHMY-.-Irptltimivt.ry iiiBht  in their linll o> Fn'M Ktp*-������i  '    .Methodist Church,  Itevelstoke  Preaching services at II 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 every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordiallv  invited.    Seats free.  rtI*_V.S..I.THO:\rP30-\\   Pasior.  E. C. PAGET. D.D., Vicar.  Undortfikii-jr "d. Hialjalmitt^  R. Howson & Co,,  si \i-ici..vzii: avi:.  . i-!-ill I>.:i!(_-h in I-'urniliir .  | Church of    England Sunday Services.  | Eight a-m., Holy Communion; 11  i .looting. litany anil sermon, (Holy  i Eucharist, first Sunday in the month);  | -:30 Sunday school, or siildreas'  j service: 7:30 evensong (choral) and  ' ic-rmon. Koly     Days���������The     Holy  j Kiichwi_t is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  i a.*i'.    rs     announced.     Fridays���������7:30  I__vcnoong, with      spiritual      reading.  ..,'*.-i>r Sunday school at 3:15.  S. C. PAGBT, D. D-,  Vicar.  REVELSTOK-  \$&l WORK.  h-t  T.1-"LoVnsn'tliini'������  Plu-nibii'-ff-   ^iPo    ' * *   '"-  J^lno^l" T.vw\ ".*vr'*ir-7<  '\n\<\ft V/or_ a 3neciaUy.__������--___.  KOBT. GORDON  Rovelstoko  Station.  Royal Orange  Lodge. No- 1658  Rrsulur irawtnc" i l!"ld ln the  till lfellon-R Hull out ci'nint Friday  <.i - .eh ni"-t-. n: 7 if in- vwrtng*  br-*--i"M vor.i ..1        vlrc!  W   i'":. Ilr;,r. .T :   ."   I*   I'c.ii  piece, r.(;c   -��������� I* A. Ko:il������son Kli    ���������-:  ���������    Hum-  Steed, Tre.15- '. .  i i:i'r-^ y....  !-'**<������������������-i\^\;-    1  'iiy  Ccuii    ������. t    Bep.cie,  I O.F .N>.-4C1.  ".; -.1= in >h������ -&'���������  :r. 'j\v*' ���������- nil on .re  li -J ��������� ] iM'h Frirtoj-* of  ���������--cri month. Vi������itinff  brc-_ "-n inrlted to  .itten.l  Mcel* firM nnd ihird Tue?(iav in twerr Tn*n*1i  In llie Odilfcllov-i' hull. Viiltlrc brethren In  vlti-d  I!. VAKXES.  SccrttaiT.  T.E.L. TAYLOR.  Frealdent.  SHLKIRK LODGE NO.   12, I.O.O.F.  Meets everv S:itKrd_T  cvenliiK-in Oildfello _���������������"  hull at 8 o'clock. Vlalf  in.; brethren cordially  iuvjtcd tu attend.  J. M.lTHlE, S-oretar.f.       J. FALMER.X.ti.  Thos. R. Luvey  Trout Lake City  Notary    Public    Mining and  Estate Broker and  general C i  sion Agent.   Mines reported cn ������nd  E iti mates given for work.   Lates .  liable information as io claims vv .  ing and for sale in the district,    j  Pr.o?pe.">ts held pa y.���������Write or ca'  llevelstoke Hospital  Maternity lloom iu conuecHon.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand. '  ��������� Tits. McKechnie  and   JeKa,  1 Clothes Brushes  Tooth Brushes  Hair Brushes  We have Just opened up n. new supply ol  the bc'i French and English makes,  lion'i forget when wanting a first elnss  -.'tide 10 ml! ai the  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  4_6T"Mail orders Immediately  attended  to.  CHAS. R. MCDONALD, Manager.  McKENZIE  AVE..   REVELSTOKE  STATION.  LOCAL AND  GENERAL   HEWS  Ladies you are welcome to  the nicest cup of Tea you  ever tasted, free, at the  Blue Ribbon Tea exhibit���������  New Westminster Fair,  66  m lEkmm STORE  XO BLUSTER, XO FUSS, .lCST BUSINESS, THAT'S ALL.  99  I.ABIES'" EMPORIUM  JU -^  Hewitt Bostock, M. P., was in town  on Monday evening.  H. P. Smith is leaving for a tiip to  Oregon today or'tomorrow.  L. A. Fretz intends* to erect a fine  modern residence on a lot hack of his  present building.  Mrs. W. B. Nicholson is spending a  week with her sister, Mrs. Craig, at  Thomson's Landing.  A. X. .loli_ic.Ii and P. R. Peterson returned from ii trip to the Keystone  and Standard Basin camps on Friday.  F. Buker. who has bought out the  .team Inundry, expects a man to run  it to ai rive from Cripple Creek, Col.,  tiiiniiiTOw.  Mrs. H. A. Brown returned from  the Halcyon hot springs on Saturday  night and finds her health much  benefitted hy her story there.  Dr. Corrigan returned to town on  Tuesday and will be at his dental  office, over the Cnnada Drug & Bookstore for ten days or a couple of weeks.  H. J. Bourne, Mrs. Bourne, It.  Hodgins and 0. *\V. McDonald were  'passengers, on Monday's Imperial  limited f or I he. "Westminster exhibition.  The new front to J. L>iw's building  on McKenzie avenue adds greatly lo  the appearance of thestreet. J. Smith  is occupying the promises as a barber  shop.  das. McGregor, inspector of metalliferous mines was in town on Tuesday.  He has been on an official tour in the  south country and is on his wav to  Atlin.  Jas. Tobin came back on Monday  from a prospecting lour np Isaac  creek and across to Smith creek. He  was driven out by snow before being  able to locate anything.  I.   T.   Brewster,   manager    of   the  Cnrnes  Creek  Consolidated,  returned  -from a trip to the Rosebery on Sunday  very well satisfied  with  the  progress  made in the work going on  up there.  Mrs. Spragge ' and Miss '-Spragge  left on Tuesday morning to spend  some, time in Rossland, Nelson and  the Boundary country. They will re- !  turn east after taking in the Spokane  fair.  Hon. Sidney Fisher, M. P., minister  of agriculture, and Hon. D. Mills,  minister of justice, went through  on Monday's Imperial Limited from  the east to New Westminster, where,  they intend to open the fair.  An artistic lot of cuds printed in  large letters " No more petitions  signed: please do not nsk it," have  been inn ott in the Herald oflice  Very suitable for a store or office.  Cull and get one before they are all  gone.  L. A. Fretz intends to .move, the  present premises 'occupied by the  ���������.'Herald office back from off the street  andflt.it np for a barber's shop nnd  cigar and c-onfecLioner's.store for J. R.  Bradley, who is ut present" doing  business on Front stieet.  The latest addition to our exchange  list in the Western Presbyterian.' of  which the first nuinber was  published  -=��������� i n-W-in n ipeg.on.Septemher 21st. _Th e  new journal  will   be   published  foTt-  . nightly and is full of news and 'articles  of much   interest lo the .members".of  the Presbyterian denomination.  Mr. Jas. Ponpore went to Lardo  yesterday''.afternoon.' lie snys tliat  there is no place in British Columbia  that can equal the Liiido-Diiiican for a  mining' counlry. "��������� Sell ���������.everything  you have and invest" it in the Lardo  fount ry,"' says Mr. Ponpc.re.���������Nelson  Miner.  The caii.'e of the delay to Siituiday's  (tNo. 1 was a wiecked freight train east  of Medicine lint. A broken wheel  spread four box cars across the Pack.  The train did not reach here till three  *' i.'i-lock on Sunday nfiernnnn. Among  those'.who took ndvni-.tage nf it to  leave town for the const were ilr. and  Mrs. T. E. I,. Tiiylnr,.'.Miu. CU'iuy and  Mr. and Mis. A.'Johnson.  A Winnipeg despatch says as follows:  Mnuiigt'i- Whyte. of the 0. P. R.  ���������Mates that it hns been practically decided to take olf the Imperial limited  on October loth. . Stops will he made  nt 'ali stations by. I lie 'Pacific, and  Atlantic expresses and some of: the  - local . trains will be taken off. Mr.  Whyte said it hnd not been decided  what locals would be discontinued.  THE BOARD OF TRADE  Adjourned Meeting on the Smelter and  Steamboat Questions.  The adjourned meeting to receive  the. .reports of the committees ap  pointed to confer with G. W. Beach  on the smelter and .steamboat questions was held on 'Monday evening.  Piesent, President H. A. Brown, Secretary Sliuw, W. M. Brown, I. X.  Brewster, J. D. Sibbald, J. M. Scott,  G. !���������'. Grogan. G. W. Beach, C. J.  Rumens and T. W. Grahame.  W, M. Brown reported that in company with Jlr. Bench the smelter  committee had visited a site suitable  for a.'smelter at the point opposite, the  Big Eddy, which hnd been approved  by Mi-; Bench. The site includes villa  lots ������������������ 13-83 inclusive, section 33, township 23, range 1.  "VV. M. Brown moved that the government be requested to grant this  block eif land to the company for  smelter site purposes, and Unit the  City Council and the Trade and Labor  Association be asked to co-operate  with the board iiv this request. The  condition being that the smelter be  commenced witnin one year and completed within two years from date.  Seconded by T. W. Graham.  G. W. Beach said l.he company were  willing to nut up a, 50 ton smelter  lii-l'iiie obtaining n title to the land.  But, the title would have to be free and  unencumbered.  J. D. Sibbald reported that the  steamboat committee had conferred  vvith Mr. Beach who hnd intimated  that his company would like 1.000  shares or more tnken up in town; 1075  shares had been subscribed for on condition that payment should only take  effect when a steniiibo.it was built nf  GO tons capacity, capable of running at  all stages of the water.  It was susgestcd that a time limit  np to June 15th, 1000. should be set for  the completion of the. steamboat. He  thought the. number of shares could  he'increased by one half with very  little trouble. He bad also it long list-  uf business men endorsing the steamboat scheme and pledging themselves  to ship all freight in preference by the  company's steamer, cither things being  equal.  .,  The president, stilted that Mr. Bostock had got $3,1)00 to expend in  improving the upper river which be  intended to expend in removing lbe  boulders in the Nine Mile Riille nml  other points just above Lhe head of  the river.  The report of the committee was  adopted. o  Mr. Beach sniel lie would like, the  bonid to nsk tlie provincial, government fnr exemption from taxation for  20 years for his company, provided  tlinl tliey put up the smelter.  I. T. Brewster made a motion in  accordance with this request seconded  by T. 3. Graham.���������Carried.  tt wns resolved to hnnd Mr. Beach n  copy of the minutes of this and tbe  previous meeting to take toBoston.  T. .1.   Graham   was   added    to   the  steamboat, 'com miMee.  The meeting then adjourned.   "  THE CITY COUNCIL  VANTEB..  SOME OF OUR STATESMEN  And How They Are Appreciated by the  Atlin Globe.  Atlin may seem a long way ott, but  the editor of the Atlin Globe has an  eve on men and things at the provincial cnpital and seems to know something nbout tbein. In a recent issue  he sized up three uf them. He says of  Joseph Martin's faithful Vancouver  follower:  The  Contract for the Cemetery Fence  Awarded.  The ..regular'.meeting of the city  council was held last Saturday night,  All present.  TKNDF.KS FOR CKMKTEIIY FENCE.  10. Pickaid, board fence lie. per foot,  picket, 10c.  A. F. Lundell, board, i?1.05 per rod,  picket $2,55.  W. Loft ns $175 for the job.  11. Longhead, board $1.00 per rod,  picket $2.05.  W. A. Foote, board 15c. per fool,  picket 10c, *  Two of the tenders were only handed  in .it, the time of the council meeting,  though the advertisement, called for  them to be in by noon, but it was  decided after a short discussion to  overlook the .irregularity for this  occasion and receive these tenders,  but only for this once. The point that  some of the tenderers had not paid  their contractors' license fee was also  raised by Aid. McKechnie, but the  council seemed to be of the opinion  that this fact wns no bar to the consideration of their tenders, unless it  could bn proved that he had taken  other contracts already this year.  The tender of W. Lot'tus, being the  lowest, was accepted.  KEPOKTS OF COMMITTEES.  The public works committee recommended thnt $500 be appropriated for  gravelling McKenzie avenue to First  street, First street to Campbell avenue  and Station road from McKenzie avenue to C. B. Hume & Co.'s store, and  fill np boles in other streets in the city.  Also $25 to dig 200 feet, of ditch' at  north end of Campbell avenue and put  in a bridge across same, q  Aid. Wells thought it was too early  to begin gravelling the streets and  also that tbe Finance committee  should be allowed tu consider the  report nnd'see what amount they bud  on hand.  Aid. Kilpatrick asked how much l.he  (lnani'C! cominiilee had on hand.  Aid. Wells thought it wns somewhere in Llie neighborhood of $7,000.  Aid. Blown asked when the works  nlrendy approved of such -ns lbe cily  hull ami lire hall mid Lbe recreation  ground were going tii be (���������oiiiineiicecl.  Aid. Kilpairick snid the council  must first decide white kind ,of buildings lhey wanted to put up. He  though that, this was the best lime lo  to do the gravelling. .  ������������������  The repoit was adopted. Aid. Wells  dissenting.  The council then commenced lhe  second reading of the bylaw relating  to'ihe power, water, light and tele-  pbune companies; W. Cowan, president of the conipnnies, being present  by invitation to otYer suggestions.   -  ������SX5XS������S__<SXSXBS3������  More room for our Fall and "winter- goods, nnd in  order to get tliis room we are offering wonderful  | Bargains in all Departments.  In Blankets we can give you some vevy special  prices. We have them from $1.00 to ������12.00 per  To those wishing to secure Blankets at our  reduced rates, and who consider the season not  sufficiently advanced to need them at present, Ave  extend the privilege of paying a small deposit and  we will lay them uside until needed.  ������MD* WkWW &M Uotf^tdP $i@<������k  k I) @ip������'. oso-jow^������  THIRD  STREET,  CENTRE.  Opposite Cowan Block.  A full assortment of all the latest  novelties in fancy goods just opened.���������Ladies' hygeian underwear,  special line of combination childrens' togues, tarns and napoleons.  CgF-Staniping done to order.  WANTED.  By quiet young man, small lurnlshed room  with private family. One Willi hoard preter-  red.   Apply " Van," care of Herald.  JAKES GILL  M. K. Lawson.  +-_-t ���������&**'������-t't'M''M''t-M''k'i-'fc't't'fc*fc'������*t't'  *  *���������  *  *'"  ������������������*.  *���������  t  *'  *.  R. S. WILSON,  City  Merchant  Tailor   The Taylor Block,  SO������������������������  McKenzie Avenue.  cewo  Send your orders for Fire Wood to  FRED. ROBINSON, at the saw mill  office. He will deliver at S2.25 a cord  in short lengths. $1.50 a cord to those  who do their own hauling.  Revelstoke, B.C.  dS^-Kdw stock, and latest fashion  plates just in.  " Gold Bug Fractional " Mineral Claim.  Situate lu the Trout I.akc Mining Division of  West Kootenav "District. Where located-.  West of and adjoining the Silver Cup Min-  \eral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Edgar A. Bennett,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 17383 A, Issued at  Revelstoke on the 3rd November, 1898, as agent  for ami on behalf of Sunshino Limited, Freo  Miner's Certificate 1?0. B. 1.-101, Issued at Itevelstoke on the 31st May, 1899, intend, 60 days  from the date hereof, to apply to the.Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  above Mineral Claim:  And further take notice that action under  Section 37 must he commenced before tbo  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated 29th September, 1899.  78-95 EDGAR A. BENNETT.  ^^^^>T,^^^^^^^^*^fcT<fcfrfcT*^^^^'^'%*'%*fcT''l*  Jas. I. Woodrow  gUTOHBR  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptly filled.  S^KCu. RBYBiSSOKB, B.S.  Lest We Forget  SPORTSMEN ! The shooting season boing  close at hand IlAitRY���������W. Edwards begs to  thank Ills patrons forpaRt favors, and also  respectfully call the attention of. the .public far and near to his business advertisement. ' .  Large and well; Lighted  ..'Sample Rooms.;.... - ,;���������.  . i   " -. ''Heated; hvHotAlr and Electric  '���������;"������������������...'' ;y ???;, y ���������:;��������� jiiclls iind "Light in every room;  Free Bus Eeets All Trains'- '; V ;? y .;;" yy y.yy.y;:yy;,.  .'Reasonable'. Rate": ..y..;...'.?.. -y_ !?'-*.' *'-;"- ���������.:������������������',*"������������������ *���������������������������������������������������������������" .-������������������:������������������-������������������-  . .Wills ^T(Q)Mo  ��������� , ' JOHN V. PERKS, Proprietor.  ���������v-i..l,t  Grill Itoom ill Connection for the Convenience ol Guests  Mght  Grill^loom^i and Departing by Night Trams.  Hourly Street Car  Between Hotel and Station.  ri@i(ili^������I@������l|o������o  ^T~_-_  Annual! Meeting of W. C. T. U.  [IO..MVN-.CATED].  At the annual meeting of Lhe W. C.  T I_". recently held, reports of the  ���������u-oik for the yeni- were brought in,  which were quit, eiifuiiinging to tlie  workers. Tliere were distributed 51)  .bouquets of flowers nnd 1,000 pages of  literature. There was $101 raised,  SSft of which wiis devoted to expenses  of leadingroom. The following ollicers  were elected for the year: Mrs. S. J.  Thompson, president; Mrs. (Rev),  ilenzies. vice-president; Mrs. Hooley,  (English Church) vice-president; Mrs.  Howson (Methodist church) vice-president; Miss Glover, corresponding secretary; Miss A. Edgar, recording  secretary; .Miss A. Smith, treasurer,  Mrs. Hooley vvas elected as a delegate to the provincial convention at  -.New "Westminster.  TI.-MACPHERSON.  " Ue is a Scotchman, a carpenter,  who puts in nine hours a day at the  hi'iuli. canny, n fairly good mechanic,  sincere, a disciple of Henry George,  narrow-minded and a faithful satellite  uf .loe Martin, He has some admirable trait, of personal character. He  is honest iu liis dealings with people,  ���������hanos'his-baubees" has the sensitiveness of a mnn of little brnndness in bis  education and little knowledge of the  world, thinks little for" himself, but  follows blindly in a'narrow groove the  lend of a superior intellect, hns a hiuh  pitched, . squeaky, voice and is ..'altogether decent. Joseph .Martin has  caught him."  Ill IN. D.  XV.  IIIGCrlNS.  " He desi-iti'd the late Turner Government on t.he eve uf its .overthrow  nn purely academical grounds, and he  now deserts the succi's'sur r.f the 1'ur-  ii..|- novei-nim-iit on lhe same P'-nre.  He thinks that befor.- Si-inliu called on  lliii'i-y llclmcken tu accept tin.' nOlce  of attoriu'v-peneriil mndo vacant by  the di._iiii*_jitl ot Jfis������ph Martin, the  parly should hnve been consulted.  Higgins is n niiin of weight, his  avoirdupois must be 17 stone, pompous  to a detcree, one of the old icirime bul,  no inuh-ili.ick, plenty" of br.iin power,  indolent, soiiii' decided ideas uf statesmanship, tin powers uf political organization, no political principles, 11  superfluous character in the nlfiiirs of  the province, vuin and good looking."  HANS HELOt'SEN*. M. V. P..  The member tin- Barkerville, is a  very racy sketch :  " Last session he .supported the  government with'a Swedish determination that wns admirable nnd stupid.  He voted for the Anti Alien Bill nnd  then spent, four months in the (list rict  this summer execrating that bill in  the. must awful nuiiitier. lie voted for  th'i eight, lii'iu- law and hns cuntinued  ever since to denounce it. He intm-  (liiecd an aiil.i-Oliines.! resolution  which the'opposition assisted bim in  carrying. Ihi-uugb lbe IJuuse, but  which Joseph Martin treated with  ridicule. * * " Hans Helgesen is a  Scandinavian, a mnn of no edncat.ifiii,  kind uf benrt to fault, industrious,  keen in his employments, fair minded,  not intellectual, one who should never  hnve been in politics. " Thus it, is tbut  wc. find him voting foe measures one  day out, of gcnerutis sympathy with  his party and the nest day denouncing both party and inensiiri's when  lbe people tell bim tbey nre wrong��������� a  tiling whicli he has always believed."  [It is a pity the Atlin Globe mini did  nut give an expectant world his ideas  011 the mental nnd political make up of  out- own Kellie1.  Arrivals at the St. LconSprings.  The following is lhe list of arrivals  at the St. Leon Hul Springs for last  week:  Mrs. J. T. Newmaivh and daughter,  WinnipeGr: Mrs. Wallace, Mrs. H. A.  Brown, Itevelstoke -. J. *\V. Watts,  Halcyon: Mrs. CJ. Rumens, Spokane;  Xin-ie Mannkai),George Ro-~s,Halcyon;  Alex. Wilson. A. Kosby. Hugh Boyle,  .H-JjlJirker. Rossland: P. Vaillancourt,  A. n: SMITH  '���������%?���������  BAKER,  GRQOER  - .   ANB0QNFEGTI0NER  tXt-l bave secured tlie services of W. Kault, a  tirnt class baker from tbo east.  Flour bought'in carload lots.  Free Delivery,���������Prompt Service.  Victoria Koiid East, Itevelstoke.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Birds, Animals, Kte., preserved  and lnounted.  THIltn STRKET. BAST OF SCHOOLHOUSE.  NOTICE.  NnLlce is herebv given thatCO days after dato  I Intend o apply to the Chief Commissioner  (, Lands and1 \Vorks for permission to Purchaso  310 acres of land in West Koolenay district, on  Fish Ki?er, described i.s follows: CO"������"������������c^.g  at n post at the mouth of Sable creel., on tlio  west bank of Fish river markedI "A. A.Hans  Smith Bust Corner Post." tlience north follow  ingthemeanderingsof Fish river 80.c.ba ns,  thence west 111 eliabis; tbence south SO chains,  tbence cast -10 chains to point of oomincnec-  '"fIsI'i Itlver. Sept. 19th, 1899.  A. ALLAP.,  70-93, ,     By his agent, XX'. K Holloway-  Rfirev-insuMge^v  W- 'vViV ;"XHcl asses of insurablo covered  fQ.:...".??-; y,vt (air and.equitable rates.;. ���������;���������  |S?vIJFEvINSURANGE^?;;yv:v?  jS:;>,"���������.y���������������������������::, ,,"li..ies_:nonVforreitiible,?guar-  %v,vy i:'-^l���������l,eedH'alucs;.('.iisli 1������'������> v'^,.;,:  ������������������SVv?'..-'".W^  "'H"."fr-*.:^  fe������l\iffiFAYETTEvBlJKERivM  Tjnu.u.jL..ti������ny"Ji���������iMJ  Hardware and .Tinsmitiring.  To insure peace ofmiiid. as regards safety of your stoves, get our H  ��������� experience in putting! your stoves up properly.;.;' ,W,e never use  , patent pipeiAve. never recommend; them, as" thcy:.are not sale.  Get pilr own make of stove pipes; all;,ri vetted, and the .same;  price ii.s the unsafe kind.: .��������� ������3g?-VVe* are daily expecting'a carload*  of heating stoves;'.all of Gurney's best makes.. _.ltywill pavyoii  to wait and inspect ourstock. Wo set air stoves npfree. and  '.leave them in good working order. * Off-Don't forget about that;  furnace you need for this winter.- ��������� -���������      y* -yy.; y_'..,,:..,     y..." .*������������������'.'  .W.'M. Lawrence.  Pectoral Balsam  Has earned for itself a reputation  as being a safe, reliable and effee:-  ivc remedy for nil coughs, colds  and diseases of a pulmonary nature.  Prepared in  25c. and BOc. bottles.  FIELD & BEWS  Druggists and Stationers.  '��������� Free Coinage" Mineral .Claim.  Situate in the Trout Lake Mining Division ol  West  Kootenay District.     Where located:  Southerlv Irom and adjoining tlnvSliver  Cup Mineral Claim, on Silver CuiCHIU.  Take; notice tliat I, Kdgar A. Dennett, Freo  Miners Certilieate No. 17383 A, issued at Revelstoko on   lliu 3rd  dav  of November, 1898, an  ngcut for nnd on bclml'f of Thos. Dunn (F.M.C  No.-OIGG, issued at Vancouver on the 31st May,  IS'."!") and WM. Farrell (F.M.C. Xo.4ii2.~i;, Issued  nt Vancouver on the 4th Octobcr,l89S) Intend,  CO days from thc date hereof,'to apply to the  Mining Rccordur Ior a Certilieate 01 Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant ol the above mineral claim.  And further take notice that action under-  Section 37 must be commenced before the Issuance of such Certilieate ot Improvements.  F.DGAlt A. BENNETT.  Dated this 20th day of September, 1899.    77-95  No. 145.  Certificate of the Registration of an Extra.  Provincial Company.  "comi'anibs Act, 1897."  "Boston and British Columbia Copper  Miningand Smelting Company.".  Registered the 13th day of September, 1899.  TIIEHEBY CERTIFY that I have this day  A registered thc " Ilostou and llritisli Columbia  Copper Mining and Smelting .Company," as an  Extra':Provincial? Company,, under the "Companies'Act, 1S97," to carrv out or effect all: or  any of the objects ber'einnftor; set forth, to  whicli the legislative: authority of the Legislature of llritisli Columbia extends.  The head "ofiicc'of tho Company is situate at  Portland,State of Maine, U. S. A.  y Tho amount of the capital of the Company  ?3.0UO,000; divided into HOO.OOOshare.s ol ">10 each.  Tho head oflice ol the Company, in this Province is 'situate at Kevelstoke, andV.IohnVM.  Scott, barristcr-at-law, whose address is Revelstoke, aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.  * The objects for which the Company bassoon  established arc:���������  To engage iu the business of mining, smelting, and refining, and generally to carry on  mining and metallurgical operations; and incidental thereto to explurc, develop and operate mines or otherwise handle or dispose of  the same: to engage in a general trading or  trauspor tation busi ness ;to buy,sei I,rent or lease  all kinds of property; and to do all things  necessary or convenient in-carrying on any  branch of the said busIiicss;':to'.bo"rrow.. money  when required in the business, giving .notes or  bonds'therefor, With or without security, and  to sell, endorse and negotiate notes, stocks,  bonds, and . other evidences Vol indebtedness  receiycd.by it iu its?business,  .(liven under iny hiuid and Vscdl of ollice at  "���������ie'oria. Province of Uritish Columbia, tin*  13th day of September, ono thousand uight  hundred and 'ninety-nine.  [t.s.l P. Y.WOOTTON,  75-81 Registrar ol .loint Stoek Companies.  ^..l-.l..i-_4"H"l"l"t4- 4.4.4.4.^. _,_._,._' ���������!.���������_'���������_���������__'  ���������S  ���������        9  3. B(Uir_eni. . Sanderson Quarry ; Miss  Walters, Odessa : Miss Husband,  Halcyon; John Sanderson. Revelstoke:  Hnp-'n Pinkham. Golden; Oliver Michie,  Beaver; Paul >>iomie. Rossland.  Trade and Labor Council.  At the tegular meeting held on Monday last, it was decided to bold >t  special meeting on Saturday next at.  S p.m. in Labor hall, to which the  local order of Trainmen, Machinists'  Union, nnd all union men' are inviled  to attend; for the purpose of tnking  united action on a further proposal  ri'c<'iv-'il yestei day from E. V. Deb ..  regnrdiug ;i leet nre here.  ITlliFXlv  $10.00  07er 100 Records to Choose From.  This Phonograph is?clearer, louder, and less  liable to get out of order than many higher  priced machines. As-a: fireside, entertainer  during wet cold evenings tlie;phonograpli cannot be surpassed. All the latest songs, band  pic''������ . instrumental solos, medleys, comic  recitations, etc.. as h.urd In: New Y.ork, I'-on-  dor. and Paris. '     ,y  CHAS. -j. AMAN.  li3Luy__ Barber, *  Watchmaker  and  Jeweller-  f. T, 7h-i'W*5l er. .1. Sullivan mnl K  A . Lindley left this morning lur tin  lluselierry.  Quaker Vapi.r Baths  $r.oo  rhe������(!  It(itb������ have the same ?*'5*('.o._lc.la!- .if;,.?ct n"  TufltluK llat'li. with tlm HiKlltioniiriflviin.  ta^������ of being . lii.'.rc .-onvenlent hc'I inr.iiit.dy  cli':ii;-er. .Tlie? Ii������:lv.'Cub.r.'et, 'with. _tjlii.iiry  cure -a?!I iH-it ff.,!' 1'. nr-:. -It).-������_! ali;v(_-l'i|A hfiii'C  n.-'-':?^ltv, indi'.;,(;:j-,'n,l'; fur .!' .li'-raC ii'iilthiir. I  pii.-noscf. ar.'i pr...vl>.le������".ilio ino������i cluasisiiiK. 1 TcleohCin" *i6  purifying and luvlgorntln-/ b.t.hR kininn...-'- It     ,'   . .*,":;  I cttri':������.-fol'lcl ar.d packed in "il.'h a ."nl.llr.'nnv !*  - tbat.every prw^pe'-tor >h.v:: 1.1 in.'.'iid,; il.)i:  pack.^  CHAS, J; AMAN. .  *  *  *  *  ���������5-  %  ���������p *  +4..I..M"t������!"("{"l"f--H-J"H'*****+'1"1'*"*  C. P. R.  Watch Isrpector.  Watches  Clocks and Rings  .     HIST IN TIIE WORLD  Itsp���������Al'i repair work guaranteed.  !*     McKoii/icAvc   REVELSTOKE.  i'i-  1 ���������*.'.���������  Thai's our Specialty. We also carry a  line of Watches, Silverware. Gold and  Silver Novelties; all kinds of Jewelry.  I KM. ALLTJM,  ,J The Leading  -AYatchiual.er and .Tewclcr.  First Street, next door to HEitXi.b olllco.  A.**^.T-*4'������^'l''l''f''T'^������^^������^'i->-t^'t'J';t'  Draying,and [Express^  *���������      prepared to do all kinds of work in my  ���������      line upon shortest notice.  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.   _F. W. McGregor.  "w\A.:fcTT:Ki:D i  2,500 DM:ii5rES,s  To work In the Metalliferous ;Mlncs of: llritisli  Columbia?at the following prices per day o  eight hours:���������  '  Hand drillers, .fl.nilj machine men,.$3 ."ifi;  miners in sharis, f3,50 to^ "F-l.OO; carmen, %'1.7;ti  t,.*3 00; shovellers. t2.M);.laborers, 52.5U; black-  smiths, "3.50 to $.|.UU-,:timberiiiun,f3.50 to fl'.00.  Apply to The Silver-Lead Mines'Associati-vi,  77-tt Siindon, British Cpluinbl .  notice:  Notico is hereby given that thirty days after  date I intend applying .to the. Chief ,CoinniiK-  siouer of Lands and . Works [or'a license tn cut  and carry away limber from the following  described lands? situated?on Lardeau creek,  near' the ' to\vn: of 1'ergusoii, dislrict-of West  Kootenay. Commencing at a post planted nl  the southwest corner of ihe townsite of Ferguson on the south or left bank of Lardeau creek  llienee running south 4511' chains, thenee caHt  125: chains, thence north 80; chains, thenco  west 125 chains : to point, of :commciiccnient,  containing 100U acres inure or less.  ANDRKW FERGUSON.  iFergusoii, ll.C'Aiigiist 18,1899.  MINEItAL ACT-1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  " Wavkkm-iv ": Mineral  claim . situate" .011. tho  Kcvctstoiie   Division  ol   West  Kootenay.  Whore located:   Downie Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Thomas Graham, as  A gen Ufor-thC-_\v.avorlc_Y_Mitie Limited.(foreign)  Free Miner's Certificate 'KoTB~I221lrintend-  sixtv (lays from the date hereof, to apply to tho  Mining Recorder for a Ccrtllicatcoi Improvements for the: purpnae'. of.'obtaining aCrown  Grant of tho above claim-  Anil further take notice that action under  section STmust beUiommouced before the Issuance of such Certilieate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of August, 1899.  TIJOMAS GRAHAM..  Telephone,/. Savage & Co.  P.O. Box 86.  CHAS'  %.MAH>:  To-Day's Announcements.  ���������Ijitltimoro Oysters nt Woodrow',..  --F'liotoginphir. Roods. ramer.is,  kodaks nnd chemical" always kept, nt.  the Cnnndn Drug & Rook Co.  ���������Remember I vou wunt good photo--i  for Olii-i .tnia'*.    Studio open fi 0111 Oct. j  1.2 to  the end  of the  month.    Smith  block, opposite McCaitv   block,   K. II.  Tni;i.-\(tv_t("n " 'Jt Ladies'Uresis-,  c;cnii' Clothing. _hn\vl������, Cur-  "u   "'���������1* *u' -'���������        ta..i.. Hanz!ngs.r������nt!i_rH, -tc.,cl<!am'(l.|-.re-ii('i)  ��������� For fancy note paper of  th"   verv I nr ���������! .ed.   All  pum-ls left with Cha������.-1. Arnan  latest stvles nnd best (iiinlitv go tn thei ;"'"'" receive   prompt   at.d   careful   aUcntlon.  (Limidii Drug & Book Co., Revelstoke I r^"-'"< f'**1^ "*,t "������ "PM'c������tlon.  Station. I ;   ���������Willi paper, blinds, curt.iin polef-.  sci-ecns, etc.. nt,   It.   Ilows'Ui   ������t   Co.'s  . ravage  & Co.-..  furnituie store.  --C. N. Onrriaan, D.D.S,. will be in  Rirv.'lsioke on Oct. t'ril. and will b������  found for ten (lays ur two weeks al bis  dentiil sinjrei-y over the Cnnndn Drug  & ISook Co.'s store. Id  ���������The latest book "A Fliilory of  Hudson Bay C'o."  by  B.'Wilson  bi- had ab  the  Cnnndn.   Drug  &   BL'  Co., Revfilstoke Station.  ���������Tbe prettiest lot of pictnies, frames  moulding, mirrors, etc.. ever exhibited  in Revelstoke. nt It. Howson & Co.'s.  C'liine and see them.  the  L'llll  ���������ok  BIRTHS.  PfrwKHS���������On October 1st, the  J. Powers of a son.  BKitNAimcci���������On   October   2nd,  wife of A, Bfiuaducci of a son.  wife of  the  Parker's Steam Dye Worte  Toronto.  SCIENTIFIC   BOOKS  For the minor, prosp*iOt<ir or ftniflnc.^r,.  A tio.w kiok In utr-/,(Mlf!rnrin<. \h ''I'roxpnotlnit,  r^iftiiinjt Rti'I Vnliiiny Minos," by Htret'rJi.  Andftp^nn'*, f-nk.^' jmd .0������VKirn������.H* hoftlcs on  pTtiHpfit'Mnv;, el''., nhvityM on h������in<l. ��������� Ttn*sc  ^vorkf*'"(iro.Htron������j[ly r'iromrncr-flft.d for hrin.nr.cr^.  An Inspection ' of., oth-.r sniciitillc'worJc.s if*  rnspcrtfully invil.;d, ,". -w   ,  CHAS. J. AMAN,  CHAS. J. AMAN,  Smokers* Department.  Tli������. lftrf?������st ft"d ii������Ht assortcflllnc of tobflf.-  c:os, pipes, 0-tfnrM eto.��������� in tlie c.lty_  Stfttioncry Dcpurtmcnt,���������A complete lino of  Mii.ionery/iurlnil.nn nil thc la tnst and best  novt'ls of tlie <\ny* ,,-  f'oprwtionory.���������A full .lltin oT tho Hnust rslro-  <?t������l������it(!.c mi'l hon boiif ntwrty** In stork.  Musical, DojMirtment.��������� jgroimO. floor,)���������VIo-  I  musical accesEoclen.  juriSS__-!-___.  Puccnd Street.  Fatva Produce  Fruits  Fish  Fowls  Game in Season.  l"rrrfh snpply '������f fl������li every mornint;.  l_.ct tis qiioto you pric'*s  fin vour ���������Aliiter'H n:p]������Iy  " of vuKOlableft^' Vuu will  **nv(; monry ami Ket a  bfjlter < 1 u 111i"ty ot product.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  , AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven vears  at������������������ Morfa  Works,  Sn'aiisca.    17   years illilel  Chemist  to Wluaii Coal and Iron Co.,  Kng.  I.ate clicmlst and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon,  Revelstoke, B.C.  Miss Steele  Teacher ot ��������� Music, T.atln, French, Pencil  DrnwiiiK, Landscape and Fiiture in black und  colored crayons;1 Oil and Water Color on can-  vuss, silk, satin, etc. Evening classes ln Enu-  llsh branchCK and mathematics. Studio,  Smith ISixjck.  NOTICE.  Take notice thnt CO days after date I Intend  to apply to tbe Chlel Commissioner ol Lands  and works for permission to purchace ICO  acres of land situate lu the West Kootenay  District and on the Lardeau Kivor and marked  out and described as follows: Beginning  at Puve FcrgiiKon'n North East Corner which  posfls mnrkeil "J. .1. Younit'H" North West  Corner" ���������, thence south 10 chains, thence cast  40 chains, thence north -to chains, tlience west  40 chains to the point of commencement.  J..I. YOUNG,  August-Ith, 1899. * by his agent  C2-80 W. 11. Fool.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery.  itiH, guitar-., nanjns. etc., by thc old masters.  ilnrinotiifiw In every key, a complete lino cf  Corporation of thc   City of   Revelstoke.  Scaled tenders addressed ta the undersigned  and endorsed "Tenders for Sidewalk." will lie  rc.-clvcd up to nnon on Thursday. October .ith,  for thc construction of a sidewalk and street  crossinirs between the corner of First streel  and McKenzie. avenue and the corner of King  street an.l Front stlrcet;  Hpcciflcatlons nu'iv be seen at the city clerk's  olllee.  The corporation reserves the riltht of rejecting any tender in whole or In part.  C.E. SHAW.  September 29,1899. City Clerk.  FROMEY & CLAIR,  .... Contractors . . .'.     J  UKICK, STONl~ and PLASTERING,  EXCAVATING, SEWbUAGF,,  : STREET.(SHADING.  Contracts Taken.  Security plvcn as called for.  'Material furnished If necessary,  When you reach Ferguson, B.C.,  Stop at the m.m  Hotd Lardeau  J. Ljii'GIito.., Proprietor.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby clven that sixty dnys afterdate I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works fnr a license to cut  and carry away Umber from the following  described lands, that is to say: Commencing  nt a post marked " J. Harklev'-i Timber Limit,  Northwest Corner l'ost," on lllg Ledgn'Creek,  a tributary of Plnitston Creek, two miles from  the confluence ot HI15 I edge nnd Pingston  crocks; thence cnit 80 chains; thence south 80-.  chains; thence wcHt 80 chains; thence nortli  80 chains to point of commencement, containing IHO acres.  C9-87 J. HARKLEY.  Thomson's funding,.B.C., September 2nd, 1890.  Notice l������ hereby given thnt sixty days after  Ue, I Intend to apply to the Chief Commlsr  slonerof Lands and works for a license to cut  ]lcst?2.00n day house in the Lardeau.���������Host  of cuisine service���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquors nnd cigars.���������Headquarters for miners and mining men.���������Well  lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnished.  CRAGE &  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Auctioners  ^Valuators  Sole Agents for tbe Smelter Townsite of Revelstoke, B.C.     ��������� "  FIRE, LIFE - AJtD   ACCIDENT   AESUEAKCE  and carry nway timber from the following  described lands, that Is to say: Commencing  at a post marked " T. Grahame'R Timber Limit,  Northeast Corner Post," at the northwest corner of.I. Harkiey's timber limit; thenee west  80 chains; thence south 80 chains; thenco east  80 clinins; thenco north 80 chains, to point of  commencement, contalng G40 acres.  C9-87 T. GHAHAME.  Thomson's Landing. B.C., September 2nd, 1899.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that sixty days after  date, I intend to.npyly to the Chief Commissioner of Lands nnd Works for a license to out  nnd carry away timber from  the  following  described lands, that Is to say:    Commencing   d  at n post marked ���������' A. Johnson's Timber Limit J*.  Post," at the northwest corner of J. Harkley^'  timber limit: thence north 80 chains; thenco  west 80 chains; thence south 80 chains; tbence-  cast  to  point of commencement, containing  640 acres.  69*7 A, JOHNSON.  Thomson's Landing, B.C., September 2nd, 1899*.  NOTICE.  I. Wm. Price, of the Queen's Hotel. Coma-  Elix, B.Cr, intend, at the next silt tag of lho  oard of License Commisstoneis, to mit*  application for tfansler ol license to Vi. II.  Moore, Comaplix, B.C.  ���������������������������'���������-���������    W..PRIC&,  ComapU-, B.C-Sept.I2SIt.lE63.

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