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Array 6*  ���������$"  tCw~  ������ -'    in  J' vf  f  -ISSTTIEID   TWICE-A-WEEK- -\VE3D35TESX)^__.T2"S   -A-ItTID   S-A_TTT:R,:D.A.-Y"S-  Vol.  III.    No.  88.  C. B. HUME  &Co.  THE  MOST  COMPLETE  AND  LARGEST  STOCK  OF  RUBBER  GOODS  Ever Exhibited  in Revelstoke ..  Just Opened Up.  We have been extremely,  fortunate in securing the  sole agency- for Revelstoke  for positively the best brand  of Rubber Goods on the  market to-day, namely the  "Maltese Cross Brand"  BTUB I'KOOF. '  They are certainly the best  wearing and ihost- comfortable claps of Rubber Goods  ever put on sale in Ruvel-  stoke. And we venture to  j say,that sour stock in every  line is the most'comple and  largest in this city. ���������  Lumbermen's  Stub Prbof  Rubbers  , - Heavy soles,  nothing likejlieiu  "**    for  wear nnd comfort, ever sold"  in   North     Kootenay.       Sunt;  ���������pioof.  just the  pure  thing for  , rough outside work.    We linve  them in laceil, mul one unci tvvo  buckll'S. *   -  Lumbermen's  Ordinary  Rubbers  1, 2 and 3 buckles, exceplionally  good fuv everj-day vve.tr.  <3  Men's  "Women's  and Childrens  ��������� ^  Three" Bookie Mniiitnl.ns. nn A  1 nrlicle for all kinds, of weather.  Wear  well, fit well, look well.  _!    ll  Gum Boots  Fusion lined, pebble nnil plain  finish, fni- Ladies, Gents und  Chililien -    .-   ��������� . ,~   -  Boys' Rubbers  Lumliei men's make mid finish,  heavy soles, -stub pinr.f,-good  nnd serviceable, moderate in  priee. quality considered.-2   c  Storm Rubbers  ���������> For Ladies and Gentlemen���������for  full war���������in all widths.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1899.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ***##*****#0*&Mlif&JWHW 2  Low Overshoes  Lined mid unlined. neat fitting,  for Ladies and Gents. _  Snow  Excluders  1 and 2 buckle, too well known  to need any description. '  See our Rubber  Display in the  East Window.  MackinaWs  \s������(S������&3������GX^^  Oars... the Best Make in Canada.1  Heavy, different weight.? ,-incI  various colors, consisting of  Coats unci Pants. Also Carr's  Mackinaw Shirts, a particularly  good article for outside workmen.  Winter Caps  Complete stock, latest novelties.  C.B.HUME&C0.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  ������*__-  NOTE AND COMMENT.  Every thing that represents a reliable, well regulated, up-to-  date Clothing Department, the churacteristic features of which  are its completeness and worthiness. - Our ideas about the  Clothing business are manifested by the dependable stocks we  carry, the variety of worthy styles we show and the easy  prices we make throughout. It took time, money and great  pains to develop the business to that degree of excellence it  now has reached, but we are unceasing in our efforts, and employed the best will and  &kill we could command. The . proud position we now occupy in the Clothing business  shows'how our.efforts have been appreciated and is an evi-lence of the confidence we  have gained, a confidence we shall always continue to merit and sustain. -  Newspaper'talk can do little justice to these comprehensive stocks. At best. Aye  merely-hint of what we have and leave the rest for a personal visit. That's why  print these brief details to-day :  can  we  Men's Clothing  Men's Serge and Tweed Suits, $5 to $15.  Men's Worsted Sacque Suits, $10 to $14.  Men's Ulsters and Overcoats. $0 50 to $13.  Men's Waterpt oof Coats. $3 to $10.  Men's Pen Jackets. $7 tn $10. *  Men's Trousers, $1 to $1.50.  -Youths'.. Clotlimg  Youths' Tweed and Serge Suits, $1.50 to $0."0.  Youths' Ulsters and Overcoats., $3.50 to $5.  Boys' Clothing  Two piece Suits, $1.50 to $5.  ��������� Thr. e-piee'e.Suits. $3.30 to $7.50.-: ���������   *-s    -'���������'.';���������,.    -..:  Brownie Suits.*$3.50 to $5.  Sailor Suits, 82 25 lo $3.50.  Knee Pants. 75c. to $i.50. '  Reefers, $1.75 Io $4.50...  Mens Furnishings  Men's Underwear. 75c. to $2.75 ;i garment.  Men's Flannel Shirts, 75e. to $2.50 each.  Men's Colored Cambric Shirts, 50c, lo $1150.  Sweaters, 75c. to $1.75.  Men's Cardigan Jacket-*, $1 lo $3.75.  Night Robes. 75e. to $250.  Neckwear, all s! vies and p-itterns, 25c, to $1 00.  Men's S.i.spt-,nc|ei'sr'25i-. to $1.25.  Men's Heavy (Uiiion) Socks, 2 pair for 25c.  Head Wear for Men  and Boys  Stiff oi Fedoras. $1 to S5.  Boys' Fedoras, 50c. to $1.  Boys' Caps. 25c, to 50c.  Men's Caps. 35c. to $1.25.        -',  Children's Tains, SOc. tn $1.50.  'i -' -   Ladies* Flannelette  Wrappers aiT8^75^~  Our Guarantee to  Customers \  0  You may consider this a persniml invit.it! inn to -visit  us this^vveek. Even "though yon don't, ciru to linv.  come anyway nnil see the contents of our it nre. We  welcome Indicts as well as l.nyeis. And if you be-  t'oine a luiyei and afterwards, fiu'cl you can dn belter,  or are in any way dissatisfied, tome hack with Your  pm chase and we'll give you your money.  - ' s ,,    ,  Hosiery*-for this.sale  We wish t (/emphasize the   f-ict that  in   HOSIERY,  (im- qualities are always dependable.    -No room here  fur cheap tr.-ishv line-, at. any pi ice.    Ynu can'exain-  'ine ainl'see for yctnself.   ' " . *   \  L.-idies'-Extra Fine Black .Cashmere Hose. froni_vvol-.  len yarn, nr..-medium anil heavy weight,'seamless  foot,"double sole, heel and toe. We usually sell them  at 5()t. ii pair, but for this special introductory sale  we will sell them aL 35 cents a pair.  , -    '  Fo  of Wear-for Men  d"Women*  -1-  Had we to buy the Flannelette to-day we could not  hegin to sell these Wrappers, in the regular way, at  $2.25 and $2.50 each, but our purchases were made  qefore the advance of 30 to 40 per cent, took place.  In spile of this advance vve reduce our jii ices to further extend our growing patronage, instead of increasing iheni. This reduction'-'is only good on 25  Wrappers vve are going to sell at once. " The price  will be $1.75. -  35 Print Wrappers, regular $1.50 and $1.25, to clear  at 00 cents.  * A 35c. Event,in Dr^ss  I Goods  Five lines of new Dress Goods, that we sell in thp  ordinarv way up tn 50 cents a yard, are now marked  at THIRTY-FIVE CENTS A YARD. Nearly 350  yards will Iip offered .t this reduced price. Even  that quantity will not last very long at such a ridiculously low price. For that reason mail orders must  reach us early to ensure being filled.   .  From the other Dress Goods' sections come very  fascinating prices for this week.  These prices are not tlie kind vve offer every day.  Nor nre our prices ��������� cut in half,"���������We never" mark  our goods so high that we can afford to "cut then, in  half.", This not the case elsewhere. jWe at al! times  sell'our goods at honest prices, hut in order to intro-  'duce you to our goods and straightforward methods  of doing business, vve take this 'means of making  your visit more attractive. Remember these prices  aie out of the ordinary.  Fifty cents Co be saved on every pair bought- at this  special sale,���������an importantjti.il when such dependable qualities are included. - ,  We have all the newest styles and shapes in THE  GRANBY" RUBBER FOOTWEAR, for men. women  and children." All nevv goods iir.cl nothing old iit any  price.       Don't  buy  without first getting our prices'.  All Wool Blankets  Just as pure as can be had and prices as little ns you  can expect to hear of any time this season.^  Extra fine, pnre,all wool white Saxony Blankets, full  bleached, guaranteed absolutely pure, fine lofty  finish, solid, pink or blue ends, standard weight find  sizes, in 7 and 8 pounds,  60x80 inch, regular $4 50 a pair, now $3.75.  "64x82 inch, regular $3 00 a pair.' now $4.25. <-  - GSxSO inch,' regular $5.75 n pair, now $5.00..  i-j.E____A.iru  JLC-A���������  -A.  -_____��������� K.I  $2.25,  You cannot appreciate the goodness of this offering  unless yon see this skirt. The new price t-ikes effect  to-day.  Linen Specials for this  Special Sale  Special indeed, when the average saving on these  lines vvill lie-at least lone-third our regular prices.  -These values will surely be. worth the consideration  of every careful buyer who c.in come to the store  during this week's sale.  Some Interesting*  Prices in Chinaware j;  Without a doubt onr CHINAWARE display outrivals anything of the kind to be seen in Revelsloke.  In the same way our prices discount anything you're  likely to find outside this store. No guess work in  making that statement. The goods are here for  your inspection and everything is marked in plain  figures, so that you can e-isily make comparisons.  A careful investigation will provo every claim we  make for our Chinaware.  Union Made Goods  Are handled hy us.     Union men please note.  The legitimate influence of the new  Trade and Labor Assembly will he  grievously impaired if ninny more  resolutions are passed nt it, such as  was the one relating to the assumed  discrimination in the purchase of  lumber for the city sidewalks. Its  only object could be to assert the  claims of one of their membeis. The  only interest of this gentleman in the  sale of lumber is a small commission  paid him as the agent of an outside  corporation. The board of works  consider, and riglilly &o, that the  money of the ratepayers should be  spent nt home with our own- mill, one  of the largest industries in the town,  and one which has a monthly pay mil  running well into the thousands, every  cent of which is spent in tovvn. The  assembly surely does not exist for-the  purpose of championing such poor  causes as this simply because oneof  their own members is the party  affected.  s The introduction of cheap Italian  labor from the States into the Slocan  is an act on tlie part of the mine  owners' association wliich cannot" be  tolerated, as being in, the lirst place  against the law, as they have been  brought in under contract, contrary to  the provisions of the alien labor act,  secondly as being against the interests  of this entire community, which reaps  its chief benefit from the ruining operations going on in the country from  the wages earned hy the miners and  spent right at honie. The money expended ' for inining machinery and  very often for supplies by these bi|{  companies is spent outside of Kootenay altogether, while it is Unnecessary  to add that very few of the dividend-  sharers spend their" income in this  country. In consequence it is of vital  importance to all of us Unit the miners  should get as high wages us they,  possibly can." As .far as .the general  prosperity is cioiici'"rnecl''the- mines  might us well be lying idle as run by  Italian labor.  Thursday's   Fight  Defeat of the  a Complete  Boers.  upon   to   garrison   her   Atlantic and   PEIV   WRITP  Af_f.ftFWVP  Pacific ports and fortresses against a ������*-"��������� '������ MIL. aUUl\LOOI T L.  combination of European powers.  With such a prospect in view Lord  Minto may well feel uneasy at the  contemplation of the very shifty and  dubious loyalty to the Empire entertained by n niinisterso powerful among  the French-Canadian population of  the Dominion as Mr. Tarte. And he  may very vvi.-Il have intended toconvey  a hint, of his dissatisfaction and n  warning of danger to the Dominion at  large.  give  used  .   No  Mr.  Such u consideration may well  us pause. It is no matter to be  for party profit or political gain,  one supposes that Dr. Borden or  Mulock for instance weie not as eager  as anybody to see the contingent sail.  The former minister deserves the  highest praise for the manner iu  which his department took hold of  and cairietl out wilhout a hitch thc  hurried despatcli of our Royal Canadian Regiment. No one supposes but  that, there is a gootl majority on both  sides of politics in Quebec, who are  loyal to the Empire and just as enthusiastic as the rest of their fellow  countrymen over the striking proof  which Canada lias afforded to the  world of its solidarity. But the fat t  remains that theie is a faction in  Quebec who did not want the contingent to go and that a minister of  the Crown is at tlie head of it and in  fact relied on his pull with his compatriots to prevent its going altogether.  He failed because he had miscalculated his strength, but he is still in  oflice and just as capable and leady  for mischief as hefore. The position  is not a pleasant one for loyal Canadians to contemplate.  BAYONETS CLEARED THE HILLS  On the contrary it was not Sir  Chailes Tupper's scheme of insurance  for the Canadian contingent -which  fell through. It is the government  which has failed t.o carry its negotiations through. - The amount, $100,-  000, asked by the Standard Company  staggered llie government, which  decided not to accept the offer, hut  made an alternative proposal ��������� which  the company in turn rejected.  When Lord 'Minto, speaking at  Montreal on Wednesday last, lifted  for a moment the curtain which  screens the deliberations of tlieCnbinet  from the eyes of the public,' his action  vvas too nriii3ii.il and significant not tu  hnve had some object..' He. told the  people of Ciiiiiid.-i-thnt the.Canadian  contingent was going, out t to the  Transvaal, because they 'insisted on  its going and that he was' very glad  that they did insist.. In other words  there {was opposition in the Cabinet  tn its going at all, and it "won only the  tremendous public .agitation that so  strengthened the hands of those  cabinet ministers who supported the  sending of the detachment as to compel the dissentients, to yield. The  News-Advertiser sums his excellency's  meaning up in one sentence.     It says:  " Lord Minto plainly declared that  only the voice of a vast majority of  tumidly patriotic Canadians, demand-  inj. that they be allowed to take their  part in n grc._t.rliiipcri.il contest pie-  venU'd the smallest, mimleil and prob  ably only Ihoioiighly anli-Biitish  member of lhe present Dominion  ministry���������ono. Israel T.irte, M. P..  from successfully obstructing a pal tint ie movement; at t.he risk in sn doing  of   raising   a   most   dangeious  racial  It seems to the Herald th_t,the  council had better fall in vvith Aid.  Brown's suggestion" and issue debentures for the remaining $10,000 of the  $25,000, wliich they are empowered to  borrow. . It is quite obvious that as it  is there is not enough money'available  for such necessary works as the fire  h.tlUmd. fire alarm system. But be-  'sides these there is a lot of work  which .calls for undertaking. -There  is one street, if not more,..in the east  end, both sides of which private enterprise has lined with handsome residences, which is not. even graded. The  streets, which are graded, require a  lot more gravelling. And"' in the  opinion of the Hkrald the construction of sidewalks should be pushed  along lo follow private improvements.  These things have ail got to be done  sooner or later and there seems to be  no particular object in lengthening  nut the discomfort of lhe ratepayers  by postponing the .work. If the  present council cannot expend the  whnlep amount they can surely  trust their successors to do so vvith  wisdom and economy. Novv is the  very time to do the gravelling and the  sidewalks will never be woise needed  than they vvill be next spring. The  council should resolve to issue the  necessary debentures at their next  meeting nnd'give orders for tlie work  to stmt at once.  J i������������GX_iXS������������������S^^  i#**4r*4r+*4r**e++if4r*ii**9***k ������������������y_r������^-������*������wwif#������wr������������'������ir^  A Socialistic Platform  . 1.���������Abolition���������of the . Senate. The  people to have the veto power by  nie.ius of the Initiative and. Referen-  iluin.  2��������� Adult Suffrage and Proportional  Representation with grouped con  stitueiicies and abolition of municipal  wards.  8,���������Public Ownership of all Fr-in-  chises such as railways, telegraphs,  waterworks, electric light and power  plants, etc.  4.���������Lund Nationalization. Common-  ity-prudiiced values to be used fur  public purposes. Occupancy to be the  only title to land.  -,,5.���������A National Cuirenry- and-Government Banking System.  fl.���������Public, Ownership of Monopolies  and ultimatelv of nil the mentis of  production, distribution and exchange  7.���������Abolition of Patent ,I^i.vs. Government. Remuneration for Inventors  with lhe aim in view of having labor  saving machinery introduce a shorter  work-diiv. Eight, hours lo constitute  a day's labor on all public winks.  Bnt   surely   Lord   Minto  meant-to  convey something more to his hearers  that, the mere statement of this fart  which   only    substantiates   oflicially  vvhat everybody knew   before,  except  the " deaf adders " of  the  Grit reptile  press.   The   motive   must  have   been  stronger than this which led the representative of  the  Ciown  to depart so  far from all  the  unwritten  laws and  traditions of his oflice.      And it is not  very difiicult to surmise that he meant  to convey a very grave warning to his  audience and the Canadian people at  large, a warning of danger.   No one  can forsee what the ultimate result of  this   Transvaal   affair will  be.      The  extraordinarily extensive preparations  hoth     naval   and    military, actively  going all over the Empire are sufficient  proof that the Imperial Cabinet is of  the   opinion   that   the   most   serious  contingencies  are  among   the possibilities of the near future.   There is no  use disguising the fact that the soldiers  of tbe Dominion may shortly be called  ' The Lardeau Railway.  W. M. Brayton, general agent for  the Ferguson town<.ile was in town on  Monday. He reports work still being  pushed along on the K. fc S. branch  inlo the Lardeau, and the grade vvill  lio completed to Dniicin City within  a fevv days. There aie 200 men extra  now at work on construction. There  has been some delay from difficulty in  getting bridge timbrrs. but. ordei-s  have been given not to wait for lhe  sawmill but to hew them. The right-  of-vvav from the lake to Ferguson is  being cle-ired and the location for the  roundhouse. With an open winter it  is expected that the ro.td will be close  to Ferguson bv June 1st, A new pass  has recently tieen disc(ive>ed by the  Gteat Northern surveyors by which  Ihe K.fcS. line can touch Slocan  Lakebv'.he construction of a short  branch of ten miles.  Besom and Stanes.  The annual. general mpeting nf the  Revelstoke Curling Club vvill be held  in the Union hotel on Thursday night  at 8 o'clock. ' A full attendance is*requested. All interested in curling are  cordially invited.���������A.R.B, Hearn, S*c.  And Drove thc Boers Down to the  Plains, Where the Cavalry Attended  to Them.���������Treacherous Tactics of the  Boers Avenged With Cold Steel.���������  Quantity of Loot and Large Number  of Prisoners Taken.���������In Spite of Their  Overwhelming Numbers the Boers'  Still Find Gen. White More Than a*  Match 1-or Them.  [srEriAL D_sr_Tcn to' the kf.__i.d.J '  London, Nov. 7.���������Although there is'  but scanty intelligence from tin; front.'  it is generally believed that the  fight-',  ing outside of Lidysmilli on Thursday  and Friday last was more severe than  is   indicated   by   the   official   report:  There is  no   longer   a   disposition   to,-������  jump at tlle conclusion that a crushing  blow has been inflicted on  the  Boers.,  but the mere fact that General ' White!  was able to take under a plan of recon-  naisanees is taken asan indication^ that  the grip of the  Boer  investment' has      -  been relaxed  by the  withdrawal' of apportion   of General   Jouhert's   forces    -  southward.     While, however, anxiety  in regard to immediate stress of Ladysmith i.s alleviated, there  is  fear  that  the   authorities   are   blundering' aud  may find too late that the main  expedition will prove too weak to complete'  the task with safety and despatch  as.  the Natal force has already admittedly,  failed to perform  what w������3 expected,."  of  it.     The   confession  yesterday of.  Lord WoNeley, that the Boers" weie'-''  more   powerful   and   more  mVineroua-  than had been anticipated, sufficiently.'  explains present happenings,  and   the",  war office will hereafter have awkward'.   -  questions to answer in   legard   to  the-.j  apparent    jgnnrancp     of   the   Boers'-  ' .  strength, w-hich  Ivoth  in  numbers   of.  men .and    excellency   of   artillery  is',   '  apparently a complete surprise-to  tho*   *  British miliUt'iy authorities,"  -General   .,  Buller's sagacity hi reducing the mini-',  ber of exposed  points* from   t'hree  lo",,  tvvo is apparent.-even if lie has, ha'd lo'  sacrifice sifine plan.on paper foi- a con-,    >.  centric m'arch'onSpring'Fontein'froui  three points. ,���������__..' -      ���������    -" '.<  . A despatcli' from'  Ladysmith'   savs,  "  that'   on. Thursday .-.afternoon " tlm,"  British, cavalry ^c.hji_������tfc. tliV-"BoerH-'"-'  while the latter -v_re>i!.*tH(_;-south  of.  the town and ciit- their.iwny. through-  them.   Afterwards'Long" Toiu'- posted.- "  on Bulvvin Hill shelled  the town, but"   ,  little damage was- done owing, to the -  naval  gunners pitting the  big guns on,  the hi II out of action. The enemy engap*  ed a  company, of Irish  Fusiliers  and  brisk firifg occurred   on   both   sides.  The armoured  train   with (.sixty   in-, -  fan try   on   board* drew   the'enemy's,,  .  tire, enabling the volunteers  to  make,  their   lieadqnarteis   in   safety.     The  military are eulogized for their timely   <"  help to  the  volunteers.   The  Gordon  ,  Highlanders    carried    the    principal *  Boer   position   at  the   point  of    the,',  bayonet.    The., Boer������<  lost   heavily 'in .  killed and .wounded   aiid',n. .number    .',  have 'surrenilei&ll   xA'  Intei;   report , L-  says that the British'haye  taken' two-   *  thousand Boers pi-isoiiei-s. , ' -.  Dgbban-; Nov.  5.'-iTlie Boers  have.'  -"'  invaded   Ingwa\vumu,  Ziiluliind,-' and.  looted   and   burned   public   buildings  and stores,. .....  London.* ,  Nov.  8.���������A Luxembourg,!  special, says'that" the Boer plan of cam-,,  paign in the recent.war was drawn up -  l.y,Eniopean generals,'pt oliably. German. .    -.    ,      . -  EsTCoritT. N'ov,  8, (5:30 p-m")���������An' ~  important .despatch   has    just- Jieetiy  received_froni=-=:_L.-dysu!ithl--^hy^the.'--  Brigadler General,   lhe ton tents have   ���������>  not yet been divulged. ._   ;  Estcouut, Nov. C���������On. Sunday:'re-'  liable natives brought continuation of_.  lhe Boer defeat of Friday night south,  of . Liidysuiilh.. -A' ret-on nuisance iu^  force willi'made bv the British division, -  nenr Coleusi'.; The British infantry,  charged the Boeis, vvho were in strong',  position and drove .them down on the.  plain vvheie the cavalry "executed a,'  line flank movement and charged' the  Bocr> and almost annihilated them.,'  The plain wa������ strewn' with', the dead,  Boers. Another native eye witness,  says that lbe Boers, raised "the whito ."  flag seveial times in Thursday's battle,',  Init upon the British advancing.-received theni with a volley.. The British, entageii at this treachery, charged,  through the Boers several tiinen with,  fixed bayonets. A"'lot of prisoueis  and loot was capturiid^Q      .        c  London. Nov. 8���������Tonight's welcome  news   from  the front'  have   relieve I  tin-     gloom    enveloping    L-iciyHiifith  -bowing lhat the British   gariisnii   is  nut iherely standing on the dogged de-*  fensive but is  executing  a" Serious of  brilliant sorties.   Accounts from ditT-'  erent, sources   agree   that the official'  description of Thursday's engagement!!  as an effective shelling- ot   the  Boers*.  laager was   unduly   modest,     lt.ap-,-  pearslhat Gen. White sent a strong'  folic of cavalry and   inf.inliy   tn   attack the Boer- at Latham's farm about,  ten miles to tlle. north west, achieving"  a surprise, the Boers being'ranght on'  the open plain mid cut to  pieces   nud  their  ciuiip    captured.     Encouraged  by this Geo. White decided tn risk  an  '  even more impoi t.uiL engagement'nm  the following day. which vvas justified  by   success.      Ladysimlh    had     lieen.  isolated and a Boer .force   had   inter;,  rupied   tht   railway    between   Lady-'  smith   mid - Colenso^ This _,force   on  Fiiday had descended upon   Colenso,'  and.   as sliowri   hy   despatches from, .  Estcourt.   had   compelled  a   hurried  abandonment of Colenso and   retirement. . Gen.   White   had    ascertain-,  ed   that  the   Boera   were    attacking  Colenso but.   not  ilwiti.   of   British.'  retirement,  he determined tei attack'  the Boers in the rear, thus hoping to'  achieve the double object of drawing  off nn attack "upon   the   garrison  ot  Colenso and po������-ibly of opening com-;  rr.unication southward.   Gen. White's  division caught the Boers in the rear/,  and after they  had  been shelled,  the  British infantry stormed thn position;'  ..''-11  '_���������   *.(*-���������  *, "S/iiff. I  "*''"'* i -VV I  -*        .      'ri.    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Ail_ri_.aU coniiniuiicaiioin  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  BOER DESIGNS.  EXTRAORDINARY    LETTER  CAPE DUTCHMAN.  FROM  A  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  1 All rnrri-'immlcni'i' nmsi l.e IorII.I.v vviltii'ii  on nnf-UK of iIip |i.il������-r only-  ,      . ..  i corr. ������;k.ii(I.'~ii >��������� cuiiiiiiiiiiii-' liei-onal m-u-  !^'r"rai-.������lU'.-l'--i'i-'l������iU. Ills' proper name cl tlie  W"corresii'.ii-l'-v!--- vrltli l.'fcri-iiri- to liny.  Ihi.~thai li.-" ,i i.c.-iri'.l in a.mlher |j.ii.cr inii-t  nn. u' o(V.....l i!.r 1.1II.1I.-III..H l������> "'"l I"'!"51'  Wfurelteai . |i:ii-.irlu 'I"- IIi:ii.vi.i>.  GENERAL  WHITE.  In justice to General White it  should be remembered that apart from  the fact that he was fighting against  terrible odds, he was also the victim  of adverse circumstances. The stampeding of his mules with his ammunition Teserve left his men pracli-  callv unarmed, as all their ammunition had been shot away by 3 o'clock  in the   afternoon    of  the   fatal   day.  This was a circumstance which  might have happened to the ablest of  generals, and one that could not be  foreseen. General White has a good  record as a soldier, and his explanation o������ the capture of the British  regiments at Ladysmith clears up a  good deal of what at first sight appeared to he a most unaccountable  error of judgment-  Have   Cut   off   the   Mask- Contempt  Poured upon Great Brilain���������To  Expel Her from South Africa.  The London Times publishes the  following curious letter, which il prefaces with a very guarded introduction. Letter and introduction are as  follows:  Wo have received the following  letter, appropriately, headed "Boer  Ignorance." The writer bears a well  known Dule'u name, and gives as his  late address lhc name of n well  known town in a, Dutch district of  Capo Colony:  Sir: In your paper you liave often  commented on whnl you are pleased  to call the ignorance of my countrymen, iho Boers. We are not so ignorant as llie British scuiesnieu uuu  newspaper wiiiura, nor uru wo suc.i  tools, aa you briiisn nre. V_ u know  our poucy nun wu do nut cuangc .i.  Wo nave no opposition puny tu io.ii  nor lo iruckle tu. Vour uoualeu Cua-  fcei-vative majority has been the oticu-  lcm tool oi' ine Ktuiicui minority, aim  llio Itiuliuiil minority has; been iiie  lool of our fur seeing nun intelligent  pros iti on i. We have tiesircil uauiy,  and vve have had it, aiul we are practically masters ot Africa from "Zambesi io the Cape. All tlio Afrikanders in Capo Colony have been Working for years for this end, lor tliey and  you front your disasters, for your humiliations are not yet. complete.  For :iO years the Cape Dutch have  lieen waiting their chance, and now  their day has come; they will throw  oft' their mask and onr yoke at the  same instant, and SOO.OOO Dutch heroes  vvill   trample  you   tinder   foot.  Wo can afford to toll you the truth  novv, and in this letter you have got it.  Yours, etc.,  P.  S.  Oetolier 12, 3S99.  COMPANY.  CECIL RHODES  The  SIR WILFRID'S   APOLOGY.  The premier, in his Ontario tour,  and in his letters replying to Sir  Charles Tupper, is trying to make it  appear that he has done all that the  home government permitted, while  Mr; Tarte informs the people of Quebec that the Canadian government has  only done what the home government  demanded in reference to the spending  of a Canadian contingent to tlio  Transvaal.       ,  When Sir Charles Tupper suggested  that Canada should pay them as a  Canadian corps, and not as British regulars, * Sir Wilfrid sends him Air.  ' Chamberlain's-despatch accepting the  Canadian troops lo be incorporated  wilh regulars and paid as such by the  home government. The premier adds  that he does not think it his duty to  be more loyal than thc_ queen and  British government.  This is deceptive. The despatch  which Sir Wilfrid quotes was not Air.  Chamberlain-s reply to the Canadian  government's offer of a, corps for  South Africa. He had no chance, to  replv to such an offer, for none hatl  been made. Alv. Chamberlain's despatch was sent on the 4tli of this  month in reply to a message from the  Canadian government stating that certain Canadian officers were prepared  to raise volunteers for service in Africa. The Canadian government had  lhen offered nothing, not even, equipment. In reply to ihis Air. Chamberlain sent a despatch, informing the  government at Ottawa, on what eou-  > itions these volunteers, raised by individual enterprise, would be received  into the imperial army.  Sir Wilfrid has epioted tliis letter  as if it were a reply to his own offer  of a corps, and as if it laid down conditions on which alone a force sent  out by the Canadian government would  be  received.  " Air. Chamberlain and the war oflice  did not refuse to accept a contingent  to go.to Africa and serve as a Canadian corps. They could not. because  it had not been offered.  They  did not refuse to allow Canada io provide pay for her own s-ol-  __-diers_���������JThev could not do so because  it had not been offered.  It was not until Qciober 13th. near-  lv a fortnight after Air. Chamberlain  had accepted the offer of units to be  raised by independent effort, and had  given instructions as to organization.  ���������*"������������������ the Canadian government offered  a corps of 1.000 men. " This offer wis  promptly accepted.but the premier hit1"  gone about reading Air. Chamberlain's  renly to ihe Canadian independent  volunteers, as if it were the reply to  the Government offer, which was mail"  nine days after the .despatch vvas received.   o   The encasement of Admiral Dewey  to Mrs. Hagen, of Washington, Is announced.  A Philadelphia shipyard has just  completed one of the fastest cruisers  afloat for Russia. ,.  Sir Charles Tupper and olher Conservative leaders addressed a meeting  in Ottawa on Tuesday.  Preparations, are in progress at  Windsor Castle lo welcome Kmperor  William on November 23th.  Sir Henry Irving and company had  a splendid opening night in New-  York in Sardon's "Robespierre."  A party of 00 English and Scotch  newspaper men will visit Canada to  inquire into pulp wood resources.  Buffalo grain men are alarmed at  the probable divergence of u-s-.l-  through'the canal routes of Canada,  instead of the Erie canal.  A despatch from Alafeking says the  Boers bombarded the town for four  hours on October 24th and only  succeeded in. killing a dog.  H. A. Conroy. of Alexandria. Out.,  has been appointed land agent for  the new territory in Athabasca and  the .Peace river, recently secured by a  commission.  Two editors in London to whom  Air. W. T. Stead sent his pamphlet:  "Shall I Slay Aly Brother Boer?'- replied as follows: "What on earth  have I to do -with your family affairs?" "By all means if be insists  on it." But it's hard to nonplus Stead;  he has no sense of humor.  Toronto Globe: J. C. Whitehead,  who has been in the employ of the  Monsoon Tea Company, goes with thc  Highlanders to flght the Boers. The  Monsoon Tea Company have pener-  ouslv placed a policy on his life for  $1,000. They also hold his situation  and pay part of his salary when he  returns.  wo know the fuels.  1. The actual value of gold in tiie  Transvaal is at least 2uU,0uU million."  of pounds,-.and this fact is as well  known to tho Emperor of German:"  and Russia as it is to us. You estimate tho value of the gold at only  700 millions of pounds, or al least,  lhat is what- you pretend io estimate  it at. But Germany, Russia and  France do nol desire you to get possession of- this vast mass of gold, and  so, after encouraging you to believe  that they will uot interfere in South  Africa, they will certainly do so, and  very easily find a casus belli, and thoy  vvill assist us directly and indirectly  to drive you out of Africa.  2. AVe know- that yon dare not. take  any precautions in advance to prevent  the onslaught of the gieat powers, a'3  the Opposition, the great peace party,  vvill raise tho question ol" expense,  and this will win over your lazy, dirty, drunken working classes, who will  never again permit themselves lo bo  taxed to support your empire, or ovon  to preserve your existence as a nation.  3. Wo know from all ihe military  authorities of lhe European and American continents that you exist as an  Independent power merely on sulfer-  anee, and that at. any moment the  great Emperor AVilliam can urransu  with France or Russia to wipe you  off the face of the earth. They can  at any time starvo you into surrender.  You must yield in till things to the  United States also, or your supply of  corn will be so reduced by lhe Americans that your working classes would  be compelled to pay high prices for  their food, and rather than do that  they would have civil war and invite  anv foreign power to assist them hy  invasion, for there is no patriotism in  the working classes ot England. Ireland or AVales. -���������  ���������1. AVe know that.youi* country has  been more prosperous than any other  country during the last 50 years (you  have had no civil war liko iho Americans and French to tone up yonr  nerves and strengthen your manliness), and consequently your ablo  bodied men will not enlist in your  so-called volunteer army. Therefore  vou have to hire lhe dregs of your  population to do your fiahtlng. and  thev are deficient in physique'.' in  moral and mental ability, and in all  the qualities lhat make good fighting  men.  ii. Your military ollicers wc know to  be merely pedantic scholars or frivolous society men. without anv cupacity  for practical warfare with ' white  men. Tho Afridis were more than a  match for you, and your victory over  the Sudanese was achieved because  those poor people had not a rifle  amongst them.  0. AVe know that your men, hem?  the dregs of your people, are naturally feeble, and that thoy are also saturated with the most horrible diseases, as all your government return?  plainly   shovv,_;ind .thai   I hey   cannot  man Who Hade  South  Africa-  Dreams  of tho  Future  Cecil Rhodes was formerly Premier  of Capo Colony,  and  is certainly the  most prominent and powerful man in  Soulli  Africa.    Ho  is    likewise    the  waltliicsl man in that section. Ho has  achieved  that placo  in  2c years.    In  1S73 ho left Oxford because of a serious lung trouble. He is the youngest  son or an English church clergyman,  and .was born at Bishop's,  Stratford,  on  July  5,  1853.     He   did   not  go   to  South Africa to   seek   diamonds,   but  because physicians ordered a chango.  lie continued his studies whilo living  in Natal, and returned to Oxford each  vear,   until   ho   look   his   degree     at  Oriel college.    It is hardly  loo much  to  sny that Air.   Rhodes    has    made  bis fortune   in   diamonds.     Diamonds  hnd  lieen  discovered in South Africa  it fevv years boforo he got there. Finally    lie   caught   thc   fever,   and     it  was not long before he hail slaked all  he had in  a  few   claims.     Tlioso   ho  shared with his brother Herbert, who  later   relinquished     liis     share     and  wont north, where ho met his death  while hunting elephants.    Cecil plodded away in the diamond Holds/where  ho superintended his gang of Kaflirs.  Ho was very successful  in his ventures, and  il was not    long    beforo he  found   himself   thc  possessor of some  ������1,000.000.       He  was   eiecled to  the  Cape Parliament, and by his political  adroitness was  made  prime minister  in 1890.     He sought and    won riches,  but it  is unfair  to  assume that'  lie  does so solely for      his own aggrandizement.   Witli   the   advancement  of  his   personal     fortune     he   has   also  striven  lo  realize an  early  dream of  bringing Africa under Briiish dominion.   '���������That's, my dream���������all English."  he said  many years ago, moving his  hand  over  a map   of  Africa up    io  the Zambesi. . Coupled   with   tiie  acquisition of  wealth,  lie  has    labored  toward  that end.  Air.  Rhodes'  financial  schemes,  included   the  combination    under    the  Consolidated   Do .Beers   mines, which  yielded vast results.    Soon  aftor    its  formation  came the  discovery o������ the  greal Transvaal gold  fields, and their  exploitation   by  Rhodes   &   company.  His  plans   for   territorial     expansion  for English interests on a grand scale  led to  the foundation  or  tho British  South    African  company.    This    was  formed lo open up,   improve and administer Alashonaland  and  all    other  Bocliuana countries up    to  thc Zambesi.    One  of,  Uie   results    was    the  Matabcle  war   and     the    defeat  and  death ot King Lobcngiilu.   The Jameson raid across the Transvaal     border vvas probably duo to the influence  of Cecil Rhodes, for he has nover denied' complicity  in it.and as a result  ho resigned in 1S9(i as prime minister  ot Cape Colony.    He had beon maintained in that ollice through Dutch iu-  liticnco, and Mr.  Scbrciner,  the present   premier,   was   at   thai   time   his  trusted  lieutenant.    Dr. ��������� Jameson  was  punished for his connexions with the  raid, but in spile of the rather damaging revelations brought out,against  Air. Rhodes at the Briiish parliamentary, inquiry,   it   was permitted to the  latter   to   return   to   Africa  with his  power and  prestige practically unimpaired.    In   September.   1S9S.  ha  was  again elected to the Capo Parliament.  On his        last visit to   Europe    he  was  received  with   favor  on    nearly  every sido.    He  had   interviews with  the  German   emperor,     who    gave  a  dinner in his honor. He obtained from  the  German   government a  franchise  to   build   a  railway     and    telegraph  line  through    German     territory    in  Africa.    This  tvas   a  long  step     toward  carrying out  one  of  his  great  dreams   of   a   Cape'-to'-Cairo  railway.  In England Oxford university honored   Mr.   Rhodes   with   the   degree   of  D.C.L.    His * rehabilitation    with  the  British   public,  therefore,   seemed   to  have been well nigh complete.  lt is said that Rhodes in all his  South African career has neve.- concealed liifi opinion that the Boers  were an obstacle that. England njust  eventually remove . Perhaps this explains why , Boer "hatred has always  been concentrated upon him.  WfTITE.    6WILUM   &  SCOTT  Barristers,   Solicitors,  Notaries Public.  Etc.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Itevelstoke Station.  Money To Loan.  W. White,. J.  M.  Scott, B.A..  Q. C. L. L. B.  F. L. Gwillim.  HARVBY & McCARTSR,  INCORPORATED 1S70  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at S per cent.  Offlces:      Molsons  Bank Block.  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross, M. _>.  Nov/ that cold weather  has conic it is necessary  that everyone should be  Suitably Clothed,  Wc have the largest and  best selected stock in thc  West, at  Price to Suit  Ollice:   Taylor   Hlock, Jliickun/.n!    Avenue,  Kiivulstultt!-  Kurtrcoii to IhcC.l'.K  lion tli olllcur. City of Uuvolstu e.  THOMAS O'BRIEN  Solicitor, Notary I'lililic, Conveyancer  onicc ^in   Upper  ('nlamlilii  Xiivlgiitioii mid  1 riuiiiv.iy Homi'iini'-- l'ullillni..  GULDEN H.C.  ifc  8=  E  St:  B  B  a���������  T3  __.>w ___/_,  INCUIU'OHA.TKD  HY ACT (IL'  P-VUI.I .HUNT, 1853.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  ^3.  . n-   .  .j  PAID UP CAPITAL,      ...          -      $2,000,000 "31  BEST FUND $1,600,000 *"**S  D1KECTOIIS:   VV.il. Mcn.soN* .lAcrilKitsoN, Pre. .dent;   R.  II. Evvixo, Vlce-I'resident   2_5  W. M. 1J.VMSAV, S.VMUl.l.  i.'lVI.tV, Ill-MIV AllCMIIIAI.il,  J. 1'. C'l.iXilionS, i    -"������  II. Maiiici.anh .Moi-son. -^J  I'*. IVoKi'uiruiN Thomas, General MiiiuiKiir. J^S  A Ker.i'i _il bunking business transuded,  rates.  Interest allowed at current,  7"  J. D. AI OLSON, '-35  M.VNAOlUI,  RllVEl.SIOKK, 11. G .^g  TkmmmmmmmimkWtLmiimmMimmkLkiimyK  pttKSlt.TEHIAN CHUKCH���������tteyolutoko.  i Hurvico I'vcrj Sunduy ut II u.m. -I d 7::W  p.m ]5Hi o C'li.H nt 2::-,0 p.m., to \> hich  nil ere wi-tamiio. Prayer mco.liiK nt, s p.m.  every \Ved.n<������,ciiy.    KKV   T. MKNZIK8, lJi������tor  rl;  ��������� OMAN"     CATHOLIC   CHUROH ��������� Hovel-  oioiiu      Mum   llrst ami ilnru ttiimlayu in  mem'.h (H. ](i:.i> ii m.   KEV. ".ATHKI* TlfAYEK.  SA LVA'I'ION A RMY- Mi-ntlnRS ovory nin.it  lu llu'ir liall on Front Street  Men's   All   Wool   'Jtceed   Suits  double     or     sinyle breasted  from S6 to SL8  Men's   All    Wool   Frieze  and  Blue Nail Pea Jackets  from $ 5 to $10  Men's Genuine Irish Frieze and  N.:-p  Ulsters  from S6 to S20  Men's   Fur   Coats   iu Pesriau  ,  Lamb, Coon.  Wallaby, Calf,  Dog,   Wombat.    Also   a nice  selection o/'JFar Lined3 bcacer  cloth with (filer col'.ar.  Youth's, Boy's  and Children's  Clothing,     We   have  a fall  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning service. Sabbath school and Biblo class at 2:30.  "Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30.4 Tlie public  are cordially  invited.    Seats froe.  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND .,  INSURANCE  -  ���������  AGENT  Church of   England Sunday Services.  Eight a.m., Holy Communion; 11  meeting, litany and sermon, (Holy  .Eucharist, first Sunday in the month);  2:30 Sunday school, or eMidreus'  tervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy     Days���������The     Holy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or S  a.m. as announced. Fridays���������7:30  Evensong, with spiritual reading.  nftiT Sunday school at 3:15.  nzie  e.  ti___a_______r_______aggg3_ia������___e^^  Ora.nge   Lodge. No   1G58  Ri'irulur lneotinir' ate liold in the  ^ lliMl'i'lliivv-sHiill on tlielliu'il Krldny  a    of iii'ti inoni;. nt 7::i'i ii.nn.   Viiilin^  ���������"C KI"     ln-wiuen '���������ontiallv Invited  SfcO- ,\-   (l  pieec, Kee :    !���������'.. A  Steed, 'I'ri'inii er  F.JveCJIRTY     ���������     ���������    ��������� -  .Wholes.", le tn ul licttiil Denim- in  . .  -  PRU/IE BHEF,.P0K,K, "   '  .MlDTTOJl JIvND, Sjqi3BJ.SE  Ulriiiiy. \V M.: II.  ltottli-ioii, Fin. Si c:  I'cllI  TI103.  ISIS 1  i/m; 4jU ���������-'  . 'Afvpihi'/- ���������  '  '���������; H / 'I^-v . i  Court    Mt.   Begbie  I.O.F.,No.34<5i  Mi't'ls'iii tlio OiltlfPl-  low.s' llall on lliu Slid  ���������llll KriilnvR of I'neli  inr.nlli.  Visjlilnif lui'tliren invited lonilrnd.  endure the hardships of war.  7. We know that the entire Briiish  rate is rapidly falling, your children  are born weak, diseased and deformed, and lh*~t ,tho major part ot ymir  population consists of females, cripples, epileptics, consumptives, cancerous people, invalids and lunatics cf all  kinds-- v.-hom= you carefully nourish  and  preserve. -   ���������  8. We know that nine-tenths of  your statesmen and higher oRic.ia.ls.  military and naval, are suffering from  kfdnev diseases, which weaken their  courage and will power and tliey  _hirk all .���������i.'pou.ibllitv ps far rs po--  sible.  0. We know that your navy is big.  but v.*. know thnt is not powrftil,  anil that it. is honeycombed with disloyalty���������as w!rr.'v-������. tlie theft of th'-  signal books, tl'o ns.aiilis on ofnec~-s.  tbo dr-hiTtidiirf mill lhc wilful injury  of the boiler-- and ill. machinery,  which all tli.- vigilance 'if the oHlcers  was powerless to pi"v. tit.  10. We know that Hi. Cons-rvutlvc  irov.rnment is a mere rliani. and Uiat  il largely rejliiccd the strength of the  Ornish artilierv in l^S-S'.i. Ami u*f;  know that, it does not ilnro now t������  call out tho r-.'.litia for tra'nina;. nor  to mobilize the fleet, nor to rIvc- sufficient grants to the men and volunteers for ammunition lo enable them  to become good niarkumen and '���������!. -  cient soldiery. We know that British  soldiers and sailors are immensely  inferior as marksmen not only to  Germans. French and Americans, but  also to .Tar.anese, Afridis, Chilian:-:,  Peruvians. Belgians nnd  Russians.  11. Wr- know that no Britifh government (lares t/i propose nny form of  I'oinnulsory military or naval training,  for the British people vvouid rathe.- ])(,  invaded, conquered and governed bv  Germans. Russians or French men  than be compelled to ?erve their own  government.  I'I. AVe Boers know that we will  not bo governed by a, K'-t of British  curs, but the.t wo will diive you out  of Africa tOtogether. and the . other  manly nations which have comim'-  <-ory military service���������the armed manhood of Europe���������will very rpiirkly  'Mvide nil your other possessions between ihem.  Talk no more of the ignornnec nf  Hie Boer������ or Pppn T)ntrli: a few day"  more will prove vour limoranc" of  the British position, nnd in a .borl  space of timo you nnd yonr Oueen  ���������will be imnloring ine good otlires of  the great German Emperor to deliver  D. T .Piekapd  -,    ...JISSJ1YER....  Gold. Silver or U>nci '. *. ..$'.50  "Jonuor     2 00  Gold unci Sliver ���������   2 00  Gobi or Silver and Cop|)i-r   2 51)  Gold, Silver und  Lf.nl   -5.'i0  Gold, Silver, Lead anil Copper...    -I OII  Promut Attention to '.Samples by  Mail,  Cash Must Accompany the Sample.  Front St. :   *      llevelstoke  ���������   Notary Public, _  Solo Agent for  Revelstoke  ���������"**������^SE5i-  Fisli   and Game   in    Season'.        Markets  Kstkusp.Ti'ont Lako C'il-y, ami'Ferguson  al    Ri.-M'lfl.oke  T.ilili;  fiiruKhcl   willi  llu-   iiiiu-kei.   _lfiii.l-..  li-ipi'ii . .-md   Uivriirs.  Iii'ilrniiin-i. It.ii.c's -  Aiuiil.lilv rule.  t.l-l  cl" '"eest  H,-  ���������'.    WillHS  l,i  -,".   liicht  SI  day.  A W-SIOt.PiS.  ,. RAT-������S;'?l'6o*  PER   Da7.  Ked Hose Decree meeis second 1111(1 fourth  Fridays of each mouth: While Uose Decree  meeis lirst Fiid.i'- el earh month, in Oddfellows'  Hall.    Villiinir brethren welcome.  IL WWIXES. T.E.I,. TAYLOK.  Secretary. President.    ���������  SELKIRK LODGE NO.   12, I.G.O.F.  Meets everv-   Satuiday  eveniiiK in Oddfellows'  ..hull .uso'clock. Visit-  ������ Inir In .'tlircii  enrilially  invited to attend.  J. I'ALMEH.X.O.  Go-cd accommodation. ' A"  <_-<xni  .well siipjiiind .'.vvii'li ebi-uiu- w.i .  liquors .'toil cigars. ",'  'ce B;is Meets All Trains  Brown  '&;  o  ool  Proprietors.  ownsite  io���������l&i  .id_l_-___Vig_ -worth   Sfifl.OOO.OOO.  Rhodes    was'    fond    of  H-ir.iu.-^. Firo and  Life Insurance . .  Office, Oppobile C.P.R. Dennt.  We Have n, Good. Supply of  Building  Materia!  ������"d Lumber  COT PRICES   FOR SPOT CASH  Cnll >m<l -.c'd in. W," c i,n fie y 1 t  "R_Y_LS.GK_ SAW MIL'S  Trout Lako City  llevelstoke  Hospita  Maternity Room ia connection.  VM.cc.in_    kopt     oa    hand.  -rs.   McKechnie   and   feffs  Tlie Revelstoke  Herald isuiiii ***eckiyi  But  if  Mr.  wealth he wa.s more fond of political  .power.     His ' first   step   towards that j  power "was   to  win  from England   a [  charter for the British South African j  company. '        , ,1  When    Chinese Gordon   asked  him ��������� lUlatPrial  -  to go to Khartoum, with him as private secretary he declined. Cordon was angry, and replied: "You  are one of thoso men that never approve of anything that you do not  organize yourself." Rhodes reflected  for a moment, anrl then replied*. "I'm  Inclined    to    think  you aro right."  He hiii? surrounded the Orange J'rcc  Slate   an.',  Transvaal    with    Knglish ^   railroads  and   English  forts.     He has ' ���������~" "   '-  -'J���������'. _____  practical!;,   shut  nut      France,     Or- j mt ��������� X~>       ~r-<������  many  and  Portugal  ou  of  th~>  heat.-;   1 JTIOS.      JTl,     USiWQY  ot Africa.   And  now'    ho la preparing !  to fight not. only for what he has won  but   for   the   homes and lands of the  Boers. They say   Cecil   Rhode*   Is the j   j REVELSTOKE.  highest t:.pe fo be found in  man    ofj     Not.irv    Public    AMninir and   l*e;v| 1  the  commercial  spirit of Kngland in. p..���������,��������� n���������,.i.���������_ ������������������,i   .,,.���������,_.���������[   .-.  these last days of cho 19th century.     1 1fu,,������' ������������ -er ������"������l   ^n^o-[   Conning-;   n  | sion Agent.    Mines  ivported  on  and j  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  does more job printing in the  city ,than any other-paper; it's  news is more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence is greater;  its advertising rates are lowest  circulation considered; its subscription rale is "only $2.00 per  annum; it covers the field Try  It and be with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE IIERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  AX  IXQUIRY  [fe���������Our club is going to have  outing next Saturday.  His Wife: How much do you expect  to be out?  1 Estimates given  for wor!..    Late   re  , liable information as to  claims  work- !  an i ing :ind for sale in the disttict.    Good I  Piwpe&tH held ear-y.'.-Write or cull.  WHAT   SHE   CALLED   IT  Mrs. Brown���������What, do you call that j  book you are reading?  .Mrs.     Jones���������It's " the^���������ahem���������tho  "Darnation  of  Theron   Ware."  Lake Ontario is 247 feet  ocean. Krin 7,1?,, Huron  Superior 002.  Ma-nuractU-ei���������_ ol'  and Dealers In  Si������li. Doors, Turning.., f'lliillin. JI'nmer  Itlockji, Moulding of nil kiwi". Fancy  flil.l.-n and Verandah wink. Hrac'lii'l",  of cv.tv d.'.srriiitioii inridij to order.  Store nnd Ofiicc KIIiIikts, 'V'lndnvv  Frame... with ������-n_i Titled a h|h chilly.  the In ten iii.-ielilii.rv. Dry kiln  jin ml".'-..   <;all ai'if t'ei i>i-Ici-j~ before  J-'dll^ (-.l.Br;wli..rc.  SAWYER & MAKNIKG  Undertaking nrd  Embalming  R.BURNS &CO  Wholesale and Retail denier . in  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton and  ,  Sausage.  Fish and Came in Season  R. Howson & Co,,  viACKpy/fi: _vk.  Pelnil lip,i|ers|(i   F.irnjlnr  .  ROBERT SAMBON  iJEVELSTOK  i  Wood Dealer  and Draymar]-  Draylnp and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest  notice.      Contracts   for  jobblnc   taken.  IJluck. mi thing,   -^bbinir,  Plumbing.   Pipe Fitting,  TinsniitliiEg;   Sheet Iron  "Work.    ?.n.c.lijiiei v     JJc-  -])fiirf'(l.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  lftOBT. GORDON  Revelstoko Stn.  Do  Vou   Ulant   a    Home   in    This,  Orouuing    CTlining   ani  Railcuay   Centre   ?  Navigation Company htvv 3"1 m 1 of  The C. & K. s<eain Navigation Company htv" 35m 1 of thim  lighttul pioj.erty in Kevelstoke. It i3 chamiingl/ .iiu.-ittd, '~  to any portion of the to* 11. Come and enquire about it at, 011'n  terms if necessary.  1 till r   to*  Kasy'  T. Ia. fifllg Sole: Rqent  THE PIONEE'R LIVERY-  Feed nnd Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lako  ���������"���������wy  1 SI .  ���������>  Saddle,    nnrl      Pack  nl ways for hire.  ff .rsea'  Freigbtiiiii;  specialty.  and   Teaming   a  Daily Singe leaves Thomson's   Liunlitiq  every morning nt. 7  o'clock  for Trout Lake Citv.    I'or particulars write  ORAIG'te HILLMAN, Thomson-'i, 1..\ni>ia<.  Send for a Copy of the Third Annual Edition  OK  PETTIPIECE'S  ���������-��������������� ��������� a  Complete and Rclsebfc.  AH About Revelstoke  The fiuti-icay lo the IVoiidrrfnllii Rich X ivjVeA Sisincl, of Norlh |j  Kootenai/ ami. Canon Jtir,-)'.    Thr Sv.'.~-;':7; ~<ftii; for llie  Biy Jli'inl. Trout Lair, [janleau,  ���������'-"... ,ntract, Al-  litrt Cititijon. doritiui /.'ass and Kntjiv, Pass  Jjiitlrit:'.',.   Business jf rn and Iinsi-  ���������ncits flniutrs.   Thc -name. Oca;  jialion and Residence of  Ei'cnjMale Resident  in     llie   .C'ifi/.  Pric������?,  50 Cents  M'  iS  Addrkss :  .-'    '11  R.   P. PETTIPIECE,  Revelstoke, B. C.  I  !  S?S55> S5^5i55^/=!^^f^^5^%������^S5^^ /������$  v.  Ten Thousand More Men to go to Africa,  SIM. Q. II  Mafeking    is  London, Nov. 2.���������The  has received despatches rectifying the  casualty list. Up to midnight nothing had heen received concerning Monday's casualties. Thc war office oflicials are working under a greal strain.  Captain Perriott. staff captain and  military secretary, has just died, his  end being hastened hy anxiety and  Overwork. A belated despatch from  Ladysmith describing Mondays light  uavs that a couple of squadrons 01  the Hussars had a narrow escape from  disaster early in the day. lhey  found themselves suddenly confronted  and within easy range by an overwhelming force ot Boers, who seemed  to spring from the earth. **  The IIus-  for  the fact   that very little  further  news has arrived from South  Africa.   ������������������o-   THE   CAPTURED  FUSILIERS  Closely   Besieged   by    the  Boer  Forces*  government  as  lieuten-  Lndon. Nov. 2.���������Another list of casualties at Dnudee was issued  by the war office this morning. It  mves S2 non-commissioned officers and  men of the Dublin Fusiliers miBBing.  indicating that the Boers captured as  manv Fusiliers as they did Hussars.  . Dangerously Wounded.  The war office this afternoon issued  the following despatch:  -Ladysmith, Nov. 2.���������Lieut. Eger-  ton, of H. M. S. Powerful, was oan-  gerously wounded tins morning by. a  shell in the left knee ami right foot.  His life is in danger at Present It  whb inferred from this ctespatch that  tlie nrtillerv duel between the Boers  and the British still continues ������>  Lieut. Egerton was gunning  ant with the big naval suns.  ���������   ,.     BULLER TO THE ***ROXT  An unconfirmed statement is published that General Buller has left  Capetown for Ladysmith.  LIST OF BRITISH CASUALTIES  /^Ue^Gien^oe .until it Joined  the force of Sir George White. A  careful calculation of the.British .osses  iS oil the engagements since the out-  .LVak ot the hostilities, excluding the  " casualties among the non-������jnmffl-  sioned officers and men ,in Mondaj s  disaster at Ladysmitli. whic i arci thus  far unknown here, totals .to 916, to  -which probably 1,200 will be added  when the details regarding the Laely  smith reverse - are received. 1 his  ^tal is made up as follows: Officers  133 being 9 killed, 61 wounded,  53 ' captured. Men 7S3, being  killed, 492 wounded, aud 154 captured   ���������o ���������   ,   *       "SEVERE CRITICISM  London, Nov. 3.���������General White  cabled the war office that in the engagement on Farciuhar's farm, near  Ladysmith, on Oclober 30th, when  Lieutenant Colonel Carlton's column  vvas compelled, lo surrender six officers were killed and nine wounded.  Among the non-coinmissionctl officers  and men the casualties were 54 killed  and 23 wounded.  At 12:40 this morning the war office  issued tho text of ti despatch which  vvas dated Ladysmith, November 2nd,  10 a.m., giving the list of casualties.  Among the officers vvho were killed  are the following:  Royal Artillery���������Killed, Lieut. J. S.  McDougall.      Wounded,   Major    John  -ars'"spiendidly  disciplined,  were ex-]Dawkins,  slightly;   Lieut.  Harry Bel-  ti-icated with onlv one man wounded. I iver, severely.  London, Nov. 2.���������The   breaking    of|    Kings' Royal Corps���������Killed,    Major  the  Delagoa  cable    route,    combined, 1Iye,.Si  Lieutenant H. S. Mareden, T.  with the mobilization of tho available  3j  Forster; wounded, Major Henry E.  telegraph  hues   by    the    government  Buchanan Riddle, Lieut. H. C. Jolra-  and  the  state  officers.   >?, J^P^f,���������������  so". both severely.  Royal Irish Fusiliers���������Wounded,  Captain G. B. Rice and W. B. Silver,  severely.  Gloucester Regiment���������Wounded, Ct.  S. Wtlcock, Captains B. Ofyffe and P.  S.  Stayner, all severely.  Natal Mounted Rifles���������Killed, Lieut.  W. Champan.  Medical Corps���������Killed, Major Edward Gray.  This morning's papers are divided  in the opinion as to whether General  White's latest account of the casualties includes the losses of Lieut. Col.  Carlton's column beforo its surrender,  the preponderance of opinion is inclined, to believe that these are not  included, since if they were White  would probably have mentioned the  fact.  The column-sent out    on-   Sunday  night made a wide detour and readied  the spurs of Dradensberg before dawn.  ! Colonel  Carlton  stormed   the  heights  with the bayonet and* maintained his  position against  great odds until-his  ammunition   was exhausted ��������� and surrender became inevitable.  Nearly  200  hau. then been killed and wounded.  Another Mule Stampede.  A  despatcli   from  ' Ladysmith   filed  on Monday night giving a description  of the battle says:    -"A'similai-'mule  stampede  occurred      to      Lieut.  Col.  j Grimwood's column    on the    Biihvaii  ,        v���������-   ���������>���������-Tho war office to-  side.      Our ammunition was lost, but  Lndon,  rvov.  -���������-:".   n t ot the  our  infantry  quite  held   them   down,  day   issued  a������,,^f "101"{,s^e.l ���������   bv  It seems a misfortune that the Povver-  Cfty-eight;   casualties     g*g���������*me ^fill's blue'jackets were not summoned  General ^ ule s_fpt co nou-^.u^   _^   betoro   as  the  result  of  the  engagement would then have,been "different.  Death of General Jan Kock.  . General Jan, Kock, .who was second  in command of "the, Transvaal forces,  and who,' was wounded at the battle  of Elandslaagte, died in the hospital  at Ladysmith on Monday night.  Communication With Ladysmith Cut.  London, Nov". 3.���������(12 p.m.)���������The  war office has just informed the press  tha't the despatch received from the  governor, of Natal -announcing that  tbo communication vvith Ladysmith  had been interrupted since half past  two yesterday afternoon. This is not  regarded by tlie war ollice, however,  a"s in any wise confirming the rumors  of the complete investment of Ladysmith or the capture of Coloneso.  Mafeking Closely Besieged.  News has "reached General. White  that Mafeking was closely besieged  and that the Boers successfully repulsed several sorties. . The surrender  of Mafeking is expected, and it is also  confirmed.that the Free Staters' have  seized Colenberg.   '    .     ,  MONDAY'S BATTLE.  WHICH   GEN.   WHITE'S   WHOLE  FORCE WAS ENGAGED.  and  137  On the British Contempt for the Boers  .    London, Nov. 2,-The Morning P������  comments   severely  upon  the Butish  contempt for the enemy as shown by  ������he belief that a large Boer force at  tne oeuv, ^^ ^^  hg held  -u checl.  It points  XcWilomes could be held in cheek  Described by  the  London  Standard's  War Correspocdent.  The war correspondent of the  Standard with the British forces at  adysimth, telegraphing as to Monday's engagement, says: "During the  opening stages of the fight, I attached myself to the centre column. We  marlied out hefore dawn and after  covering three miles, halted under a  kopje, to await developments. In the  attack on the right the first shot was  fired at 5:20 a.m. It came from Lombard's Kop, a lofty eminence rising  some five miles east of Ladysmitli.  Battery after battery went into action and gradually the enemy's fire  slackened. For nearly two hours not  a shot of ours was returned, save  when Long Tom, the name uor soldiers had given to the Boer -lO-pounder  hurled a shell, which we/ followed  with anxious eyes toward' the town  of  Ladysmith.  Enemy's Horsemen on the Watch  "Presently the enemy's hoi semen  were seen streaming on a hill to our  lelt. bheliered by rising ground,  tliey occupied a ndgc on our "left  flank and there, hidden by the scrub  and Irees, they could watch the unn  of events in safety mid await iheir  chance. The Devoitshires now advanced towards Kaffir Kraal, under  a hill, nnd tliere they remained, >vith  ordcis not to lire a shot until Jiev  were  called  upon.  "Only when volleys were heaid on  their rear and flank, did tliey show  the least sign of restlessness. The  sound ot this firing, feeble though  It was, satisfied us that the Gloucesters and Fusiliers were at work  notwithstanding the stampede of  their mules. Sir George White, Sir  Archibald Hunter and the'staff officers watched the developments ot the  artillery attack which gave the first  promise of a realization of General  White's plans.   *  "Soon atter 1 o'clock messengers  began to arrive with the news that  ihe right column needed support.  The fiist battalion of the Gordon  Highlanders, then .the Manchester  regiment, and then the rifle Drigade  vyjio had left the train for the battlefield, were sent to its assistance, tin-  till only the" Devonshire regiment, a  squadron of mounted infantry and  the field hospital were left with the  centre column.  Searching Rifle Fire  "Perceivng that a change in the  operations was in progress, I went  with the Manchester regiment toward tho right. Our artillery under  Lombard's Kop was engaged in repelling the enemy's-attempt to turn  our flank. The Manchesters were  sent forward, to support the cavalry,  _while the Dublin Fusiliers, two battalions of the 60th -rifles, the Liverpool regiment and the Leiceste~-shire&  were begining to feel thetottect of.  the enemy's  searching  rifle   fire.  "Tlie enemy rarely showed themselves, although along the'ridges that  lay beyond the range of our guns they  trom time to time gave us an opportunity ~to judge of their numbers. At  the height of the - engagement - the  noise was almost deafening.Above the  rattle of the musketry could be heard  the thud of the maxims and the banging of the quick-firing guns which  considerably added to the difficulties  our men had to encounter.    "  Raked With Heavy Fire.  * The purpose of the reconnaissance  had, however, been gallantly accomplished and our infantry began to fall  back. This movement vvas covered  by" cavalry. , Some of the troops had  to cross open ground toward the  centre and while doing so they were  raked with a heavy fire. The retire-  ���������ment was, however, effected without  disorder or serious loss. Our.' batteries were got into position to secure  the withdrawal of other arms from  molestation; but the fortunate destruction of the enemy's Long Tom  rendered such service unnecessary."  classes of society. In reply lo :i  question Us to the Boer forces, Dr.  Ledys said that the combined commands ol the Transvaal and the Free  Stato aggregated only oO.OOO, including old men and boys.  A despatch from Vrybnrg, dated October 25th, gives a report of a. speech  (jf Commander Delarrie when hoisting  the Boer flag tliere. lie declared that  the flag of the republic was now flying over the whole country north of  the Orange river and that the British flag would never again fly there  unless hoisted over the dead bodies of  the burghers. Complete order prevailed at Vryburg.  NOT  GUILTY.  VERDICT  N THE TETE JAUNE MURDER CASE  LORD LANDSD0WNE  .CANADA'S LOYALTY.  bv Carlton's small column.  "out that even if the British, had been  sunnl ed with ammunition they could  only hold out for a few 'hours longer,  jn-as-much as they were in    a most  coi^lete sense detached and because  -iSy^P^^etnly-ar-badysmitl^had  any idea, of tlieir distress or took no  .measures to rescue them and the col-  Su^it^s ,isr. 2" ������&  irff ^ithi^  si=.Sdnr^V7i  SSed ftom another part of the field.  SYMPATHY WITH WHITE  lariou.-Nov. 2���������Tho queen is credi-  ed with expressing sincere sympathy  with Sir George Stewart White an  Uie officiate are iu no wise inclined to  judge him harshly. So far as the  public Is concerned, however, while  there is gratification felt at the nun-  tier in which the isolated battalion-  surrendered there is still severe criticism for White and Carlton for allowing the column to get out of touch  by the absence of proper scouting anu  for not retiring when the ammunition  wagon was lost. In favor. of Carlton the explanation is hazarded that  he believed It was imperative to the  success of General White's operations  'that he should hold the position at  Nicholson's Nek.  ENGLISH PAPERS  Comnfent on  the    Disaster  smith.  at    Lady-  ~MORE TROOPS FOR THE WAR  Consistlnff of 10,000 Men and 54 Guns  For the Transvaal.  Lndon, Nov. .2���������It is reported at  Aldershot today that another complete army division is forthwith to be  formed for South Africa. The division  will consist ot 10,000 men and 54  guns. This Is possibly the preliminary step towards calling out the  second army corps.   o   General   Buller  will   leave  at  once  for Natal.  General White hns been severely  blamrd hy theVLondon Press for  rozent blundering.  rilf send cWf given the Canadian  contingent at'Quebec has greatly stirred tho British'-people.   Another Can-  London, Nov. 1.���������The tone of the  daily "papers in commenting on the  bad news from General White is'one  of gloom''and surprise.  The Morning Post calls attention to  Sir George White's use of the word  "capitulation," remarking that it suspects the .words was used carelessly.  It says: We prefer to assume that  the column fotighi until it was cut to  pieco3~> and all the ammunition was  gone. Capitulation Is a word of  shame. Troops in the Held cannot  capitulaten'witliout disgrace and disaster is not necessarily dishonor.  Thc Times says: We have met  with a considerable reverse. It is  for the nation to show that it can  bear 111 fortune with courage and,dignity.  The Daily News says: . If it is  found possible to move the stores, Sir  George White will probably be ordered to withdraw upon Colenso. If the  order is not given, it will be because  a removal of the stores would be too  risky.  The St. James Gazette says: 'It is  evident that the patriotism and fortitude "of the nation are to-be tested  in real earnest by these operations of  ours in Natal against odds. General  White had a difiicult task set him and  we must take the disaster with the  dogged coolness, which Britons know-  how to display. We shall await the  final result without apprehension!  The Globe _ calls upon the British  empire to receive this bitter and ��������� unpalatable despatch with the spirit of  a great nation that relies on its invincible reserve of strength.  The Irish Nationalistic papers are  quito gleeful. The Dublin Evening  Telegraph, Mr. John Dillon's paper  says: "A big bully triumph, is no  lovely spectacle, but a big bully beaten  Is" the very acme of disgrace."  The Dublin Evening Herald ridicules the idea of Great Britain menacing Russia after Sir George White's  message.  Arrangements   for   Another   Proposed  Canadian Contingent.  London. Nov. 2.���������This' morning's  papers comment with the greatest satisfaction upon Canada's suggestion regarding the sending of a second contingent to South Africa. __. *  ���������Ottwa���������Now=-2.���������It��������� is-just-probablc  that thc Canadian government will  make another offer of troops to the  Imperial authorities to assist Her Majesty's forces in the Transvaal. This  is novv under consideration on account of the disaster at Ladysmith. If  such an offer is made there will  no trouble in raising the regiment,   o   EXPLAINS THE   GOVERNMENTS WAR  POLICY  At   the   Cutlers'   Feast   in   Sheffield  London, Nov. 3.���������The secretary of  state for war was the chief speaker at  the cutlers' feast at Sheffield last  evening, the function being attended  by the usual distinguished assemblage  Replying to the toast of her majesty's  ministers he went over the usual  ground, explaining the causes of the  war and defending the government  against the charge that the military  preparations, were not abreast of the  negotiations and said Hint the diplomatic messages went by wire and  reinforcements by ship. Moreover,  in order to keep abreast the army and  nuvy would have had tu commit the  most provocative nnd threatening  acls. The Boer ultimatum followed  the British mobilisation, and if  Great Biitain had mobilized earlier  the ultimatum'would have been earlier.  Lord Lnnsdovvne explained thc  promptness of the mobibzation which  enabled five cavalry regiments, ten  batteries and 30 battalions to get far  away on the sea. During thc earlier  operations the enemy had a great  superiority of numbers and Lhe advantage of choice of ground. This  phase of the situation he hoped was  approaching its conclusion, for in  less than a week the first instalments  of Buller's lorces would arrive al  Capetown, to be followed at a steady  rate by the remainder. 1 do not  think that there need be any anxiety  regarding  the   result. There    has  been nothing in history to compare  with the 'patriotism of our colonies,  who will take no denial. Their attitude will impress upon the civilized  world the two great tiuths first, that  Greater Britain was not an empty  phrase; second that such a large  measure of voluntary support would  not have been accorded unless ive  were  fighting  a cause. ..  Tried this Vv'eek at Golden.  cm.  -i������i.-  STR W. C. M'DONALD  Makes Another Gift for thc Education  of Canada  Montreal, Nov. 3.���������Sir W. C. Mac-  Donald made another princely gift to  the cause of education in Canada.  This tune it was an arrangement'to  bear "the cost of three years in thc  ettort to establish, manual training  classes in one centre in each-of thc  eight provinces of the Dominion. The  arrangement was promoted 'by and  made through Professor Robertson, of  the Dominion agricultural department, who takes a keen personal .interest in the subject of technical education matters. Sir, William has already1 placed tho funds for the experiment under Professor Robertson's  control, and the latter is engaging  competent men to superintend the experiment.   o   STRIKE,IN THE SLOCAN  Importation  of -Foreign Laborers.  Vancouver, Nov. 3.���������A special despatch from Sandon says that the strike  in the Slocan country has reached a  crisis. " Members of the, Silver and  Lead Mine Owners Association have  commenced the imortation of foreign  laborers from the Pacific const States.  The first consignment arrived yesterday for the Payne from Seattle, they  being sent in, under contract by the  Seattle Employment Agency to the  association. Tho citizens of Sandon  and the members of the miners'  unions of tlie Slocan are very indignant .and will take steps to have  the-alien-labor   law  enforced.  DIXON WINS  be  THE CAPTURED OFFICERS  New York, Nov. ��������� 3.���������George Dixon  got the decision over AVill Curley of  England at the end of the 25th 'round  in-thc_feather .weight- championship  of the" world last night.  ,  _C.-l._n,      ..(-I..     J.  filCV-.tl!.* .  ���������Ji.-lii.fci   iJL  L.u.-  .100./.0   Loan   V.lliL  i-u   Iii., is    J(._jh,iu_ij,    nm   kjliij    c.._3^   uii  lliu  uin,,n,,   N, <,,__,  _.i_.0lua   VbioUo   llUfen.i,  Clio    l.v.uto     LUC     JL-vULUllie    l.uL...    i.ll.l-  llei   CSc.  rn.,. i_oi,isiii, deputy un.ori.ey gon-  ei.ii, c.Liimiii.i.cd   Lue    prijoi_.ciii.ioii,  ..nu  l .wa.   w urieu   Wlla  lOunsei   IOI   Ult.   uir-  leuce. iiiiihilii} auiiiuuuu was ia._n.-i.  up willi Hearing ol mu eviuence anu  cue court ntijouruecl till Wednesday  when counsel addressed llio jury.  iui. (__, ui ilu nwuio au ciLeCtlVC  bptuch snowing Una lBe sLOries ot uie  ucccdbeu mau a vvue anu tue pnsonei  weie uie omy evidence mat had a  uirect oearmt, on tne case and by ihe  cou,paiisou oil the lwo snowed thai  me prisoner t, Sioiy was uie one mat  uoie on tne nice oi it, in spue or skii-  iiil cioss examination uie evidence 01  us Luiug the tine veiaiou in Uie  shooting, but i-iaiming tliat it vvas  iioiio in s,eu delence.  -ur. -Mci.c.iii s adilrets to the jury  was delivered In a very quiet and  straiglitiorward manner, and created a  most luvorauio impression.  .Judge Drake charged strongly  agaiiisL the prisoner, and lhe case  vvas given  to the jury at 12:45.  At 1-1:23 it vvas announced that a  verdict h.ul been agreed upon, and  amidst Intense silence lhe jury filed  in. answered thoir names and delivered the verdict "Not Guilty." A  burst of applause was promptly suppressed by Hie sheriff ami the judge  pronounced the prisoner discharged,  and Hughes, who all through the trial  seemed the least affected person in  lhc room, slowly rose to his feet and  walked from the court room a -free  man.  Mr. O'Brien is being congratulated  on nil sides for lhe masterly way in  which he conducted this, his first case  before a British Columbia court.  W. A.  c  E^GUSON 3  IHE ROSSLAND  OF THE LARDEAU  Iiatfdeau  pet*guson  Is the richest  mining district in British  Columbia  Is right    in  the  rchest mines  heart    of   Lardeau's  THE  TOWN  OF  KIMBERLEY  THE TRAMP'S REVENGE  London, Nov. 2.���������General Whito in  a despatch says: "The following is  a list of tbe officers taken prisoners  today:  "Staff: Major Adye, Irish Fusiliers;  Col. Carlton, Major Munn. Major Kincaid, Capt. Burrows, Capt. Rice,  Capt. Silver," Lieut. Heard, Lieut.  Southey, Lieut, Phipps, Lieut. McGregor, .Lieut. Kelly. Lieut, Holmes"  Lieut. Kentish, Lieut. Kinahan Lieut.  Jeudvvine  Chaplain   Matthews. '  "Of the above Capts. Rice and Silver and Lieut. Dooner were wounded.  "Gloucestershire regiment ��������� Major  Humphrey, Major Capel-Cure, Major  Wallace, Capt. Wallace, Capt. Connor,  Lieut Bryant, Lieut. Nesbit, Lieut.  Ingham. Lieut. Davey, Lieut. Knox,  Lieut. Temple, Lieut. Radice, Lieut  Bruel, Lieut. Hill, Lieut, Short. Lieut.  Smith, Lieut,Mackenzie, Lieut. Beasley,  Lieut. Gray.  "vOf the above Capts. Duncan and  Connor were wounded.   ������  "Royal   Artillery���������Major " Bryant.  "Mountain Battery���������Lieut. Wheeler,  Lieut. Nigcnt, Liout. Moore, Lieut.  Webb."  Sour Faced Woman: You get  right out of hero or I'll call my husband !  Tramp: Your husband ain't at  home.  Sour Faced Woman: How do you  know he ain't?  Tramp: Pave allors noticed, Mum,  that when a man is married to a woman like you, he never is al homo  except at meal time.���������New York  Weekly.  NO OCCASION TO GIVE  Tho Golfer, who hnd foozled, tunic.l  fiercely upon thc Mere Observer, who  had   smiled.  "Of course you don't give it damn!"  cried the Golfer, heatedly,  "You seem already supplied," answered the Mere Observer, with the  coarse wit of the lower orders of  society.,   o   SHOOTING  STARS  To The Editor of The Herald:  Sir:    I  woud  like  to  call   the  at-  DR. LEYDS CROWS.  ������dle_i regiment ls suggested. j       .       " "  Stragglers from the Gloucestershire'    Th<~ German official press has come  ���������regiment arrived at Ladysmitli with   out strongly  for Great Britain.  ,a p.irllon ot tho mountain    battery,'    The total casualties up to date on  evidently all were not made prisoners   the British    side    are    estimated at  iy th������ Boon. 2,100.  Brussels, Nov. 2.���������Dr. Leyds, the  special representative of the Transvaal government in Europe, in the  course of an interview regarding the  situation at Ladysmith, said he was  greatly surprised at the news of the  British disaster. While paying a  warm tributo, to the candor of Sir  George White, he pointed out that a  tactical error had been committed by  the British commander, in dividing  his forces and underrating the strength  of the Boers.      He  declined  to  give  tention of your readers to the fact tliat  we may look for a rare phenomenon  in the early hours of the Mtli inst.  -The -earth on that date is, expected  to plunge into a vast procession of  myriads upon myriads of flying meteors. If we are fortunate enough to  have a cloudless night everyone  should avail themselves of this rare  opportunity, as these* showers only  occur at long introvals. The last  one took place some 30 odd years ago,  but as the earth does not happen to  come in contact with these strange  heavenly bodies again for over a  hundred years, It is hardly likely that  any of us will live-to see such a sight  repeated. I remain,  Yours truly,  ARTHUR G. WOLLEY-DOD.  Edge  Ranche,  Bow Valley,  Nov. 1st, '39.   o   South Africa's Groat Diamond Camp���������  An Important Locality in Which  There Is a Large'Amount ol  British Capital Invested.  Kimberley,  which   it  is    said    the  Boers   have    invested    and    isolaieci  liom the outside world, is the diamond  region   of  tne  woricl,   far  surpassing  those of Brazil  in richness.      If  the  report of the seige be true this is the  most serious blow which Kruger has  struck' at the commercial interests of  Great Britain in South Africa.     Cecil  Rhodes is in tho town and its defense  will be stubborn.     Kimberley is    not  a city in the modern-   sense    of lhe  ���������woid.      It is a great camp in which  men'   passions  rise   arid   rail   as   the  treasures   of  earth  are  uncovered   or  not found.    . The camp is in what is  called the Vaal Basing the wash ground  of the river which divides the Transvaal from the Orange Free State. The  first diamond discoveries-were    made  there about 1S70,- btttjt was 10 years  later when Englishmen      and' others  realized that   the   spot was the most  valuable of its kind in the world. By  1881 the mines which had been 'opened  had yielded gems to the value of $20,-  Ouo.OOO.      By 1SS7 seven tons, of diamonds had been/taken out   valued at  $250,000,000.      Tliis record  places the  Brazil-diamond mines in,the.shade and  made Kimberley    world wide    in its  'fame..    The Cecil   Rhodes   syndicate,  known as the De Beers,' came    inlo  control' of  all the mines after much  negotiation.     This syndicate is capitalized for $75,000,000 anil pays interest  at the rale of five and a,'half per cent  per annum and an annual dividend of  20 per cent. Since Cecil Rhodes came    _  into control  of the mines they have   r ergUSOU .  given (Jut 2,500,000 karats of diamonds.  To get  at these it has been necessary  ,io'wash the    enormous    quantity    of  2,7000,000 loads  of the  blue  earth in  whicli they are found. '  In the working of these diamond mines tliere are  employed about 1,500 white men ana  0,000   natives. ..   The   greater  proportion of those men are employed in the  tho  De Beers aud    Kimberley mines,  the tvvo biggest holes , which greedy  man has ever dug into the earth. The  De   Beers  mino   has 'an   area at.  the  surface *of 13 acres and a depth of 450  feet.     The mines    are worked    from  shafts sunk  some distance  from  the  original holes and penetrating io the  blue ground by transverse drivings at  depths varying from 500 to 1,200 feet.  The blue ground when    extracted    is  carried in  small''iron    trucks, to the  -IovelsT-^-Upon-thesc'-levcls���������the_bluc  ground is worked until thc gems within arc extracted.'    Tho process of extracting takes  from      threo to      six  months.      The stones found  vary  in  size  from  a pin  head   lo the  largest  ever' found���������428% barats.      This largest stone when cut weighed  228 1-2  karats. ���������   It is ono of the experiences  of  the   mino   owners   that  they   lose  from 10 to 15 per cent of their product each year through  the" thefts of  employes, j    who     although     closely  watched,  still  manage    to    get away  with their loot.     The punishment for  "���������tealing  a diamond   Is   15  years'   Imprisonment. ��������� All    diamonds     except  tlioso which pass through Illicit chan-  iielH.aro sent to, England, the weekly  KhipnieiiLs  averaging from    40,000  to  50,000   karats.      The   greatest  outlet  for stolen diamonds In    through    the  Transvaal   to  Natal,  whero  they  are  shipped   by respectable  merchants.  It  is  s-ald   of the Rhodes  Interests  that  they take good care of their working  men.     Tliey have built a model village  called   Kcnilworth     within     the  precincts of tho liiincs.      In this village are cottages for the white workmen.    , A   club house has  been   built  for their use and  lliere    is    a public  library.     The equipment of the mines  is something remarkable.     Each mine  has 10 circuits of electric lights.-Thev  consist of 52 arc lamps of 3.000 cantllt"  power each, and !)G1 glow In runs of If!  nnd G4 candle power each, or a total  illnminatinsr   nower  of    about   04,000  candles.      Tliirtv  telephones   are   located  in each mine and  over 100 electric  bells to  each    for    signalling  The lives of the workmen are insured  ond every precaution is taken to make  tlieir condition tolerable. The rate o  wages runs from $2 to $8 per day. unskilled  labor receiving      the      lower  nrice.      What  effect  the   closing  of  the  mines  by -war will  have on  thc  world at large It is hard to say. Diamond* have already risen    in    price,  hut  there  is a  large  stock  on  hand  in English and French hands.  Now is tlie Time to invest in; fertfuson Keal  Estate  And Here are thc Reasons Why  You������ Should Get in cn  the  [Ground Floor of this*Rising Mining Camp "*~ '"""  ^irst  Is in the heart of the mines and so  situated that it will always be the  oirlitting poir.t for all the bi^ ."hippers.  A glance at a map of the district will  convince the most skeptical of ihi*  fact.  Second :  The    miners   and mine   owners   will  n t ]> e tl c ir h.cdquaitersat Teiguson.  Third  Next year Ferguson will have two  railways, namely the Lardo' Duncan  and the C ,P.K. Both lines have been  surveyed into the town, and the Lardo  Duncau are right now clearing the  land for their Dew load and workshops, sideways etc.  Fourth; ,5  *( i    " ,     t  The Silver Cup,   Sunshine,   Ne.tie   L,  Towfcr,   Tnie   "listuie,   Ead   Shot-  Broa    v ii w, Old. Sanoma, Silver Queen  Sily er Belt The   Horn  Ledgiv Group  U.g   Five      W-gafr,    Abbott,   Holy  Moses Empire aul other well known*  1 ripir ies aie   tributary-to  Ferguson  '  and die ali within a raiius of 10 miles '���������  of the townsite.  fioLU   is   the   Golden    Opportunity  , -' ' *>        ��������� --  "Next,summer may be too late to get in at ,-  ground floor prices.   Advice���������rA ct prompt- ]  "v \ -  ly..        '.' . ���������'   - .        ,'    , ������  Is absolutely without a rivaliin lhe Lardean District.  Lots Are Selling Fast���������  Spokane Capitalists are reaching after Fer-  u" guson property and expect to pull out with  a handsome return, as experienced by them  in the early days of Kossland.   _> ' '  Why Not You .  ,   Lots selling now at from S150 to S250���������  Choice Corners.  ���������A-V Jn'"0.,??.^<??_c?? J32-tPr������pure 1 on _;  ���������.-';*-"-  U^\  1   J   'i L  t  ���������* f-~l  *   J    ,  aj plication to  F, BUKER, Local Agent,  FERGUSON TOWNSITE  _'V,I  i-i"*    _         The world is always prepared to pity  an opinion regarding future' deveYop- the person who is striving to acquire  ments. Telegrams of congratulation a taste for classical music, particular-  had been received by him, he said.|ly if he happens to be built on rag-  from all parts of Europe, and from all time lines.  Vice President Kobart, of the United States, is dying.  Edward Robinson was killed in Toronto while bicycling.  Lord Pauncefote and party'sail for  America next month.  Sir Charles Tupper leaves for British Columbia this week.  IMPERIAL   B/VNK,  "���������OF C^HAOA  Head Office, Toronto .  Paid Up Capital $2,009,00;  He.erve     ...    -    1,3'JU.GuO  DIRECTORS:  11.   S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Mcrritt.Vice-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William  Ramsay?  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Elias  Rodgers  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon.     Calgary,      Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince        Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg. Revelstoke.  Ontario:  Essex. Fergus. Gait. Ingersoll,  Listovvel, Niagara Kalis. Port  * Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St-Thomas,  Toronto, Welland, Woodstock,  Hamilton. , ,  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings 'Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1  and  upwards received  and  interest   allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial,   Municipal  and  other  debentures  purchased.  Drafts and letters of Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom , United States,  Europe, India, China. Japan, Australia. New Zealand etc.  Gold   purchased.  This bank issues Special Receipts  which will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's Bay Co's Posts in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN.  Manager Revelstoke Brancb.  (ao_dian Pacific Ry.  / and Soo Line.  DIRECT ROUTE  East and"  West  First-clai" s Bleepers on all train.. Tourist cars pass ReveMoke daily for St.  Paul;   Tuesdays   and   Satuitlays  for  Toronto; Thursdays for Montreal  ,*  and Boston.     '-���������  Kaa:  klllii..  MO.   . y  DAILY TRA.INS   leave���������ItcveUtokc���������arrive...   arrive        "        leave   To and from Kootenay Points   leave���������llevelstoke���������arrive...  Wert  ..ir.in  ..lidtl  .l������-4i  Tickets issued and Baggage Checked  Through to Destination. -  Cheap Rates to the Old Country  Goi full particulars applv a<~ tn time  rat������������*. anil f<-c copies of C.'P. It. publi-  citioi.b. Hiidiv-a nearest local agent or  T. \V. BRADSHAW.  Accent, Revelstoke,  W, P. And. itsos. Travelling Passei.  ger Agent, Nclion.  ������. J. Chyle. District Passenger Agent  Vancouver.  *_��������� Music Folios  ot nil kind .,���������Instruction  Hooks for  l'lauo, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin mid  Own.  A  large   assortment  of songs   and  .heel music.  .' 11 ihe latest songs kept on hand.  li nol in stoek will l.rocurc at once.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  ������^-M(iil  orders   Immediately   attended   to.  CHAS. R. MCDONALD, Manager.  McKENZIE   AVE..   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL  ANO  GENERAL   HEWS  T, O'Brien, lawyer,  in town on Monday.  of Golden,  was  KL_DK_rciT���������fTwnr       iWTTMr__ri--U-iw !���������������<������������������������������������������������ iiiu_.-U-jawrf"������J**l"l"<'l'w'  B. 12. Drevv has accepted the position  of manager of the (J.-ish Bazaar on  Mackenzie avenue.  T. J. N.igao, a Japanese resident of  Vancouver, vvas in town yesterday  looking up the district.  The Nelson Soda Water Factory  hnve made iirriiiigc'iiients to begin  bottling the mineral water from the  St. I._"on Hot Springs.  Ed. Adair left today for the Adair  group on Lnforiiie creek. He expects  to find the tunnel into the iron ledge  ���������vvlu'ti be gels up there.  The work of removing the Roman  Catholic church from the corner of  Mackenzie uvenue mul First street was  commenced on Monday.  V. Welsh, dentist, will be at the  Columbia House until Sunduy next.  Parties desiring nny work done in the  dental line will please call.  Hon, Mr. Blnir is reported to have  stated to a personal friend in Nevv  Brunswick thnt the next Dominion  election will be held ou January 21st.  Field tc Bews. the Front street  chemists, intend to move into the  store now orcupied by Savage Bros,  on Second street as soon as tliey can  get in there.  Rev. H. Irwin, of Rossland, went  through on Monday to the Synod of  the Diocese of New Westminster,  which opened in St. James', Vancon  ver, this morning.  A meeting of the St. Andrew's  society in culled for November Oth  to-morrow evening nt 8 o'clock in the  Union Hotel. Business���������Election of  officers for the ensuing year.  ���������Photographs ! Tou vvill please  notice R. H. Trueiiinn's visit will positively terminate November 10th, bis  last visit until January 1000. Views  nf city and best assortment in B."C.  for sale or to your order.  ���������Bourne Bros, advertisement for  the Big Departmental Store is worth  watching this issue. The prices quoted  duplicate those, advertised by T.  Eaton & Co., the-celebrated departmental people of Toronto.  i  Prayer was olfered in St. Peter's  cliurcli on Sunday for the welfare of  the Empire and the soldiers in the  Transvaal: At the conclusion of the  evening service the congregation s-iuig  the first"verse of God Save the Queen.  Sir Clins. Tupper commenced his  ���������western tour by ".peaking at a* public  meeting in Winnipeg lust night. He  vvill be at Moosomin in Assiniboia or.  November 23 and vvill address a meeting at Calgary on some date'not yet  fixed. -     4"  " Yes," said a Revelstoke divine,  chatting in the Herald office over tbe  Transvaal wnr; -'yes, I sympathize in  a way with the Boers too. I sympathize with a naughty hoy getting a  licking from tlie bottom of my heart,  .   but I lay on thc gad justthe same."  The Oddfellows have secured the.  opera house for Dei-ember 1st for the  Smily Concert Co. TIip entertainment  furnished by this company consists of  music vocal nnd instrumental and  recitations, and- is very favorably  noticed.iti  the press throughout the  Guy Fawkes Day.  The local Orange lodge commemorated Gunpowder Treason and Plot by  a supper in  the Oddfellows'  hull on  Monday   niglit.     The   evening   commenced   with   an    impromptu   social  programme presided ovei1 by Worshipful MasLcrBirncy.   After opening with  the    national   antliein.     Rev.'   S.   J.  Thompson   led   oil   with    a   rousing  patriotic address  which  warmed  the  audience   up.    Songs   and   selections  followed for a  couple  of hours,   Fred  Ahlin presiding at the piano.   Secretary Pettipiece gave a sketch  of the  progress   of   the   Order    in    Canada,  especially in B.C.and Kootenay during  the past year.     At the conclusion of  this   very   plensitnt   ami  hearty   tvvo  hours of limbic and social  intercourse,  A. N. Smith was given tlie floor,  and  with a troop of vvniteis soon  hand  an  array of tables spread with a bountiful  ami rc'cherclie'supper.    After the good  things had been disposed of the following toast list vvas gone through:   "Our  Conn try," responded to  by Rev. Bro.  S. J. Thompson; "Pious and Immortal  Memory of King William." .responded  to   by   Rev,   Bro.   T.   Menzles;   "Our  Order,"   responded  to by  Bro.  R. P.  Pettipiece;   " The   Ladies,"  responded  to  by   Chaplain   Pollock.   Tbe social  vvas then  recommenced  and   kept  up  till after   midnight,   Bro.   Ed,   Adair  giving an account  of the founding of  the lodge in Revelsloke. among other  things,   when after singing the   dox-  ology and national anthem  the company dispersed.  A Chapter of Accidents.  Monday's list of serious accidents  was an unusually lengthy oue, there  being no less than four. R. Howson,  the well known furniture dealer on  Mackenzie avenue, sustained a bad fall  ont of his delivery wagon. The rig  wns standing at the Molsons bank  crossing and M r. Howson was standing up in tlie back of it conversing  with a customer. He told the driver.  A. Toombs, to go on, mul the lunse  being whipped np, gave a jump, throwing Mr. Howson out on the broad of  his back and back of his heael. Three  of tiie vertebrae were bruised and n  slight concussion of tliu brain ensued.  One of his wrists was also sprained.  Thu concussion past otT and Mr.  Howson rested quietly during the  night ind following clay. Tliere is  every hope that he will be mound in  a fevv days.  H. Hayes, a, settler across tlie lllecillewaet,.vvas badly hurt while working on the pile driver at the new  bridge across the lllecillewaet. He  was removing some bark off the pile,  which was being driven, which had  got. entangled in the rope, when the  rope carried his hand along into the  pulley, severing tvvo of his fingers and  bruising the whole hand so severely  that it is feared the rest of the Aimers  will have to be amputated.  George Pettipiece, youngest sou of  M. M. Peltipiece, while crossing a  ditch in llio west end, tripped over a  projection in the log and in falling  broke liis arm.  66  m LEADING STORE  No Bluster, No Fuss, Just Business, That's all.  9*  HAVE YO(J  Secured' any of the  V9NBERF6JL  BARGAINS'  We are Offering During Our  DRY G0OBS  GLEARANGE SALE ?  LADIES' EMPORIUM  McKENZIE AVENUE.  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.  XVStamplug done to order.  M. K. Lawson.  RY  nasT G0  AT ANY PRIGE  JAKES &ibb a CO.,  v     The Taylor Block,  McKenzie Avenue.  t>  4"l"l~~l"'t'l"l>'t'"t4~44_'_'_-f4'_'4?_'4r_>4-'_"_'  z  *  z  *  *  Iiii-  *  Iiii-  Iiii"  *  z  Iiii-  n-  z  *  z  *  Sfi&E  43 _i^Burprise _Laundry|  Guy Barber,  Watchmaker  and  Jeweller_^^���������^  C. P. R.  Watch Inspector.  Watches  Clocks and Rings.  BEST IN TIIE WOULD  -AH repair work guurantecd.  4     McKenzie Ave.   REVELSTOKE  WANTED.  A good reliable girl to take charge of houso  and small family. Apply "H. L." Herald  oflice.  NOTICE  Notice Is hereby given to purchasers ol loti  In Block '-A," Town ol Itevelstoke, otherwise  known as the "Mara Townsite Property," that  all instalments on account of purchase are to  be paid to Mr. A. R. B. Hearn, Manager of tho  Imperial Bank ol Canada at Itevelstoke, and to  no other person.  J. A. MARA,  By his attorney in fact,  8t. G. H. BARNARD.  Knights of Pythias  FIRST  Annual  Ball.  The members ol Gold Range Lodge No. 26 willi  give a GRAND BALL in tho Opera House, au.  Friday,  November ioth.  Admission ?1.50, including Supper.  First Clans Orchestra:.  Awkwardness  is more in appearance. Nine  times out of ten it i.s the Clothes  a 1111111. wears. - No man ever cut  it swell in a hand-me-down suit  -.imagine such a thing if you  can.  It costs lint little moro to get  a good tailor-made suit than a  hand-me-down, and then you've  not something on you " onfl-  deuce in.  Drop in and see late styles.  R. S. Wilson, Tailor.  Ht,^^r_-**i*'i*r__,'4,*i**i-*_t* *t* ���������$_ 'ich 4_ ___^t_?,_-',_b''itr_l_t*fr,__fc,'_.  Disappearance of Arthur Audy.  The report  brought into   town   on  Saturday   that   tbe   body   ot Arthur  Audy had been  recovered   was  incor.  reefc.      Up     to   yesterday    afternoon  nothing had been seen of the missing  man   since   pist   Thursday.    On   that  day he' rowed   up   from   the  St. Leon  Hot Springs to.the Halcyon hotel, and  after spending some time there started  back Willi it, companion,' whose  name  cannot be ascertained,   but  who  vvas.  like Audy himself, a French-Canadian.  After tbey had proceeded about half a  mill"** down thu   lake the   man  asked  Audy to  put  him  ashore,  as  it   was  getting dark and he did   not   want  to  bu out 'on   the   lake   after  nightfall.  Audy complied with   his  request, and  after   laniling  hiin to  make  liis  way-  buck to   the   holel   along   the   shore,  proceeded on his way.   'That 'was  llie  last ever seen of bim.     Tin;  boat   was  found cm Saturday floating right, side  up on  the opposite side of the  lake  vvith its  contents  untouched,   lint  no  sign lind been   discovered  of  its occupants up  to  yesterday.    There  seems  little doubt   that, the  fate  of Arthur  Audy must be  added   to  the  already  long list of the  unsolved mysteries of  the fatal Columbia.  The Trust Business.  Some idea of the trust business may  be gained in the summary of the business that has been consolidated within  the past few months.  The match trust hns been capitalized at $20,000,000.  The paper business at S20,000,000.  The tannery interests at $125,000,000,-  000. .   -  Shooting Affray.  .Sntni'cliiy evening Calgary was  horrilled by the news of the murder of  Geoige Gouin, a well known real  estate man of the city. He was shot  by his partner, an Englishman, named  Harris, who ciinie lo Calgary about  four months ago. Harris discovered  Gouin in im props;!1 relations vvith his  wife nnd shot liini through the abdomen. Gouin was still alive at the  latest reports. Harris surrendered  himself and is nut on bail.  R  C5- Works on Fourth Street,  IK? the Molsons Bunk.  iSCl gxp-vamilv and hotel laundry work a specialty  av gap-No Chinese employed.  Revelstoke, B.C. jf-gjj  Oflice at F. Bilker's real estate oflice, First Street, oast ol IfJa  $$% All wiirk called for and delivered.  m  m  m  Calls, face ol charge, vvill bo made Monday, and 5$!  Wednei-days.     l'arcels for the laundry may lie lelt at any time ivt the ollice, (Mr. (SgS  Uuker's, on First Street.) isS?  F. Buker, Proprietor. If  ^i*-"*  Dominion.  Rev. J. A. Wood, of Knslo. formerly  pastor of the Methodist church here,  passed through on his way lo Vnti-  "conver iast evening to attend the  Home Mission committee meeting. It  is with pleasure vve state that it is  probable Mr. Wood vvill occupy the  Methodist pulpit in Revelstoke next  Sunday.  The ground has been cleared nnd  preparations commenced for building  * the new Salvation Army barracks on  First street. The old blacksmith's  shop erected by J, Mncninhnn and  burnt last year will lie re-cov_ r_ d and  used as part of the building whirh vvill  consist of h hall in front 44x20 with a  two-itorev building for residential use  in the rear.  Tlie first drill of the Revelstoke Rifle  Company in the opera house wns a  great success. Thiily-flve men turned  out ������5 compared with a usual attendance nf twelve befoie. and Captain  Taylor is naturally pleated at the  result of bis enterprise in securing the  opera house for the use of the company. The next- drill will take place  on Monday night.  Front street is strictly up against it.  The old sidewalk i< loin up and the  rain vvhidi started Monday niglit prevented the new- one being put (lown  except the sill=. so that pedestrians  have a choice of doing the balance art  on the sills or t.-ikim: lo the mud for it.  The ."-bade trees which wen; siuh a  noticeable ornament of the street,  have been sacrificed to the modern  march of improvement.  A meeting of all those interested in  curling is called for Thursday night in  the Union hotel. Ij-ist year vve had no  curling and a scrub rink went to the  Rossland bonspiel and carried away  the Hudson Bay Cup. Curlers should  now rally and get up a good club to  repre-sent Revelstoke and there is no  reason why we should not only keep  lhe cop. butalso win others dm ing the  coming season.}  ' "' Standard.  C. .1.- Rumens . returned, from the  Standard on Friday evening. He  reports live shifts at work. One-is  engaged in prospecting very extensive  surface indications on the west side  of tbe bill. The No. 2 tunnel has been  driven in over 00 feet and may strike  the lead nt any time. Work will begin shortly on the No. 3 tunnel.  ' OUR VOLUNTEERS.  From the far limits of our fair Dominion  We send tin-in fortli our iiolilcaiid our brave  In sympathy with ever/ loval heart,  Affection's tribute swells from wave to wave  Not grudgingly vve give them to their country.  In the full strength and prideof manhood's  your1*;  But mingled with thc sail farewell of parting.  Is breathed  the   prayer   "God   Bless   Our  Volunteers."  Oh, loyal hearts that at the call of duty,  Face death and dancer, putting ;-elf aside,  Upon lhal foreign battle  Held your stand Is  taken,  A people's hope, a mighty nation's pride.  Oh, aching hearts of sisters, wives and mothers  In this >our mighty hour of need b. brave:  Thrice ble*-*sed her loyal faith  to  Queen and  country.  Who rais'cs empty arms to say "I gave."  FRANCIS E. STEELE.  Revelstoke, Nov. Sth, 1S09.  The   manufacturing   of  shirts   nr.d  collars at 8110.000,000.  The milling interests" at $150,000,000.  Tlie wall paper trust at $50,000,000,  The sugar trust at 8S0.O0O.O0O.  The coffin trust at $20,000,000.  The meat trust at more  than  S100,-  000.000.  Thc ilrygoods trust at $50,000,000.  The boot and shoe trust at $50,000.-  000.  The anthracite coal  trust at $80,000,-  000.  The bituminous coal trust at $105,-  000.000,  And now there i.s a proposition in  the States to form a trust nf trust*,  vvbich is tn look after the legislative  and political inl. rest h of all the trusts;  the inference being that as each one  of tbe separate concerns has been able  in tlie past lo successfully lobby and  sccnrnadvantageous legislation, now  that they are all together there should  be no trouble whatever in securing  any legislation that will be of iui vantage to the trust.*.  THREE CENTS A F0"0T7~  A mean urine party is given to yo-j,  'Tis something novel as iscll ft-, new;  The invitation Is in lhe Mck  For u������e id bringing or sending back.  Three cents for every loot you are tall,  Measure yourself on door or Wall.  An extracent for each inch give  And thereby show how high you live.  With music, -ong. recitation and pleasure,  Wo will meet you onc and all at our parly  of measure.  AT Mrs. J. LavsojCs.  Refreshment".  Revelsloke, Nov. Mb, 1809.  )Mi  A. N. SMITH  BAKER,  ,GR0GER  -   ANDeQNFneWNER  ������3~G~~~I have secured the services of W. Kault,'a  tirnt elais baker Irom the oust. -    _  Flour bought in carload lots.  Free Delivery,���������Prompt Servic.  Victoria Iload East, Revelstoke.  *\  Stationer  and  Tobacconist  Z  I  /  Telephone 36. P.O. Box 86.  Three Cars  of  Vegetables  Half Car Apples and Pears  Just Arrived.  Savage Bros.  Second Street.  Doalen in   Farm Produce  Fruits  Fish  Fowls  Game in Season.  Fresh supply of flsh overy morning.  Let us quote yon prices  on your winter's supply  of vegetables.    You .will   -  save   money  and   get a  better quality of produce.  Careful attention. Prompt delivery  NOTICE.  Notice ln hereby given that 60 davs after  date, I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase IHO acres of land in West Kootenay  district, on Pool Creek, described as follows:  Commencing at a post at tho confluence of  Hear and Pool Crcoks, marked "W. II. Jackson's Nortli West Corner Post"; thenco east  40 chains; thenco south 40 chains; thenco west  40 chains; thence north 40 chains to point of  commencement.  W. II. JACKSON.  Pool Crcok, Octobor .1th, 1899. 83-101  Jas. I. "W"oodrow  1RUTQHKR  irJlU.^.,^f-l,__!!������..... __PUH.������g.,-l_������^~-o������*r^^  Hardware and Tinsmitliirig.  To insure peace of inind as regards safety of your stoves, get onr  e -perienco in putting your stoves up properly. We never use  patent pipe; vve never recommend them, as thoy are not sule.  t'et our own make .if stove pipes; all rivetted, and the same-  price as thc unsafe kind. 4__P~\Vc are dailyexpectlnir a carload  of.heating stoves; all of Gurney's best makes. It will pay you  to wait and inspect our stock.." We set all htoves np free, iind  leave them in good working order. C^-Doirt forget about that  fufnacc you need for this winter. - ���������*  -W. M. Lawrence.  Retail Dealer in���������   .  ,'.'  *  .'Beef^Pork,    ,   '  Mutton, Etc. '  Fish and Game in Season'.:..,  All orders promptlv illlert.  Lest We Forget.  .SPORTSMEN ! The shooting season boing  close at hand IIai'.iiy \V. Eimvakhs begs to  thunk his patrons for past.favors, and aNo  rc������iiiii'tfully call lh. attention of the public far and near to his business advertisement.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads, ��������� Birds, Animals,.Etc., preserved  and mounted. ��������� _ .  TimtD Street, east of schoolhouse.  Nowly Built. Newly Furnished.  Lighted by Electricity.  $i.oo Per Day.  The QityJSotel  Robt. Calev.  Proprietor.  Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Headquarters for Railway Men.  FIRE INSURANCE^  All classes ol insurable covered  at fair and equitable rates.  LIFE. INSURANCE^,   ,  Policies��������� non-forfcitablc, guaranteed values, cash loan values,  throughout thc history ol thc  policy.  MONEY TO LOAN/,  on good business or residential  ^���������=,d_proiierly ,_-  FAYETrt BUKER, ,|  Rents  Mc Collected  Large end Well Lighted  Sample Rooms   Heated by Hot Air and Electric  Bolls and Light In evory room  Free Hus Meets All Trains  .  Itcasonable Rates  _,  Both His Leg3 Cut Off. .  A horrible accident, happened yesterday to a section man on tbe C.P.R.  belonging to Twin Butte. With some  others be was conveying two sisters of  charity along the linn on a handcar,  A.s tbey approached the yard at  Revelsloke they had to stop the car to  avoid 11 fi eight vvbich was hacking up.  In the biiri-y of getting the sisters and  the cur off the rails the unfortunate  man slipped under the wheels of the  train and both legs were cot off, one  at the ankle and one between the  atikleiind knoe. He vvas conveyed to  the hospital where hi.s terrible injuries  were attended to. He has survived  last night, though not yet, of course,  out of danger. He i.s an Italian by  birth.  Revelstoke Rifle Company.  Drill nights for November: Monday,  13th; Monday.201 h; Weilnetday, 22nd;  inspection, Monday 27th.  0 Hotel Victoria Grill Room.  The porterhouse steak lies between the rib"  and hip bun? of an ox, anil therefor* il !������ an  #"cp''ii1-lve cut. b"n.Mill lies ihe tcnucrloln, cx-  l.-iullng all the way through ili_ I'.ln 10 ll*.������  (.houtdi-r. This In hnvt tt _;oi Its name Uuai  In th.- itarly t.i'riics that nt 11 ccrluli) saloon In  London, where exc-llont porlT was sold, lhe  proprl- t-*������r l,.*.'nn ih_ practice of *"rvln_: steaks  to ri tract custom, so that th.' pnrticilarciit ol  steak vi h!"h he served came to be called " por-  Hrhousc," and all or . England It has ������In(c  gone  l.y that nsmc.   though elsewher.   Ii lie  fcncrallv l-ti-.viw,. ihe ilr"t'''it of the sirloin.  h������. p.i-'.-r. h-<' ..'i.i i( 'i Wloin steaki* i"Tvp'i  at ih" 5I-.li _ v 1'".'f '.1 or i'i !'.������.��������� m, _ M(*h Ji* oncn  'Is-.- ami i-..!/'.* nr** i.i.tiii.if-'l from lhc jnfnt.s  fiii-ni .le rt h\ Hit. if,eal bovin.' monopoly at lhe  ] ,"iy rci"-..tifl".I'' prlroof abou* one d..|]Ar per  ; r,-.i;cp. vv.. -;n.i .-.(.md that the rczular retail  1 r.f ���������-.'������' is iilr-.m t.'o .'...liars per mince; bntas vv.1  1 jny .s;.oi ���������,.. It ru d.'*!verv- (wc cj*nnot gel it  _':*u'r_is������,. -wi; arc i-nabi'r'i ro i.-ko advi_.iita.:e  ol the 71-ri i."-������Titl (liTouru, thus we give our  r-.i-lunit'r," ({���������(' t_-n'ent of our large financial  ri"(.'ir������c������. Ilo.or. r, th������ sicaks arc excellent  1.nd all that can be de-dred. ns only ;,he very  finest caul.* in rhc Vortn West arc sent to Pev-  .���������Nioke for '!.������_��������� "-i.".-'.".1 benefit of the patrons of  the Hotci V cor./. (_r!U i'.nnir., which is kept  open .I.'.y 1.r". iiiu-iit 'i'!i'"_f ttciks ar" one of  thc few H.U1.-- tin-1 mako ilf������ .v.irfh living In  Kevclv-ni . ; l.'i.:. ,.r- ^1 func- -o tender that  snm������ -_rit** '% fit"! t to 'lit "!i?m through a  ���������tr.-w, ra*:.' r ilm ���������> .-.������-��������� ih" ev^r-. day knife and  fork.   ',<t, \k',,;,\���������i ihiiE }..'.>;,lc often walk miles  to enjoy  nf ['.. ,'..r,.oi.s st-"!.;-.it (lie Hotel  Victoria 1.rill Room, m Ti ico .*��������� ..;,. 1; dav and  night. Tn'TC arc; also .ither .l.'l'ca.'ics to be  obtained at the Ilclmonlco's of Uevel-toke.  We also have the ]u-*cioiis bivalve, bolh Knst-  crn and OKmpian, any ������tyle; fresh clams;  spring chickens; all kinds of fish in scsson; in  fact every delicacy on the market. Wc also  have private dining rooms, which arc set apart  for wedding brcakfaits, complimentary dinners, luncheons, etc.. also a room set apart for  fraternal socictv- spreads In fact at tho Hotel  Victoria drill Itoom, (which Is open day and  nighl). wc enter to thc pnhllc in every conceivable form. Wc cater to the bloated and chicken  led prospecaor to the horny handed capitalist  mine owner and promoter. The proprietor  wishes to (bank tlie people of P.cvelstoke, Itevelstoke Station, and other outlying districts  for their very liberal support given to him  (luring the past year, and hopes that by giving  his busbies his undivided attention, and Ills  guests unlimited credit, he will continue to  reccivo their support. In addition to this lie  intends presenting to each guest ordering a  meal to the value of llftcen cents, a pint bottle  (cold) Kumm's Kxtra Pry, ft liqueur and a very  choice Havana cigar, In conclusion. If ynu  arc in need of a good square meal, wc fee) sure  you vvill not lie disappointed If vou call at tht  Hotel Victoria .rill Itoom, which Is open dny  and night.  ^HOTBL -VIOTOE;IA___    r  JOHN V. PERKS. PitopuiETOlt. ���������' f  Night Grill Itoom ln connection for the Convunlcnco of Guests  Arriving and Departing by Night Trains.  "e?twicnSVloVc|C������nd Station.    ���������   - ^������^������Os^������^������,    Ho(^c  Anthracite Coal...  ir��������� FURNACE AND STOVE COAL  Price per ton for Stove Coal delivered irom Cars���������$9.00  "   ,      " Furnace Coal delivered from Curs���������$8.50  F. McCarty, - Revelstoke, B, C.  _���������_���������*���������_ i*********-!**-!********  * it  .  . 1  I - Watches 1  * That's onr Specialty.-- Wo ������1bo carry a  4< line of Watches, Silverware. Gold and  4< Silver Novelties; all kinds ot Jewelry.  | KM. ALLUM, I  + Tlio Leading ,.  T Watchmaker and Jcwelor.       ,,  X First Street, next door to IIkrai.d offlco. ��������� ���������  X *���������������  4^H4������M^HM^+,W*W**MNW'*������+  - NOTICE.* \ : _-��������� ; ' '  Notice is herebv "given that 60 days after dato,  I intend to applv to the Chief 'Commissioner  nf Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  ���������"���������20 acres of land .in West Kootenay district, on  Fish Kiver, described as follows: Commencing  at. post at tho mo.itii of Sable crcek.on the  west bank of Fish river marked "A. Allan's  South East Corner Post." thence north following tho menndorings of Fish river 80 rlitkln*;  thence west-10 chains; tlience south SO chains;  thence east 40 chains to point of commetiue-  ment.      . ^  Fish Itiver, Sept. 19th, 1809. _     .  A. ALLAN,  - 70-93 By his agent, W. E. Holloway.  .  0 NOTICE..  Notice is hereby given that 60 days after date  I intend to apply to thc Chief Commissioner  ol Lauds and Works for permission to purchase  100 acres of land in West Kootenay district on  Pool Creek, described as follows: commencing  at a post at the confluence ol Hear and l'ool  Crunks marked " VV. A. Slrutt's North East  Corner I'ost','; thenco south 20 chains; thon������������  west 80 chains; thence north SO chains; thenco  east 80 chains to point of commencement.  , s   "���������*��������� ,     *    IV.A.-STUUTT.,  Pool Creek, October Oth; 1899.* 83-101  " Gold Bug Fractional " Mineral Clairn^ *  Situate lu the Trout Lnke Mining Division <>l  West Kootenav District.   Where located:  West of and udjolnlng tho- Silver Cup Mln^1  cral Claim.    ,        ������ **  TAKE NOTirElhnt I, Edgar A. Bennett, '  Frco Miner's Certificate No. 17S83 A, Issued ut  Itevelstoke on the 3rd November, 13H8, as ageuc  for and on behalf of Sunshine Li.uited, l're������  Miner's Certilieate Fo. 11.1SJ01, iss.ui:d at R.iv- '  elstokc on'tho Slst May, 1890, intend, fid dnys  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho  above Mineral Claim. '   ,  And  further take notice that action under  Section   37  must  be  commenced   before   tho _'-  Issuance of such Certificate of -Improvements:.  Dntert 29th September. 1899.  7R-96   * EDGAR A. BENNETT.  '��������� Free Coinage " Mineral Claim.  Sltunte In the Trout Lake Mining Division of  West  Kootenay District.     Where loeatsd:  Southerly from and adjoining tho Silver .   '  -    Cup Mineral Claim, on Silvor Cup;il ill.  Take notico that I, Edgar A. Bennett, Freo   ,  Miners Certificate No. 17S83 A, Issued at Revelstoko  on  the  3rd  dav  of November, 1898, as,  agent for and on behalf of Thos. Dunn (F.M.C.  No. 120166, issued at Vancouver on the Slst May,  1899) and WM. Farrell (F.M.C. No. 45226, issued -  at Vancouver on thc 4th Oetober,1898) intend,  OO-days-froin-tlio-ditte-hereof, to npply.to-the  --,-^  Mining Recorder for a Certilieate of Improvements for the purpose'* of obtaining^ crown  grunt of the above mineral claim.  And further take notice thataction under- -  Section 37 must be commenced before tht Issu-        ,  ance ol such Certilieate of Improvements:,  EDGAR A. BENNETT.  Dated this 20th day ol September, 1899.    77-95  G0flh!  Leave  your OrderR   for Crow's Nett  *    Pass Coal   "   Price delivered from Cars-  $7.50  J9RN B. SIBBALD  $300 Cash  Will buy Two Lots In lho Rising  Mining Town of FERGUSON    ,  GOOD LOCALITY���������ON  THE MAIN STREET.  Draying and Express.  WANTED.  Position as governess,  competent  teacher.  Address:   Reba Tanner, Homer St..Vancouver.  TO RENT,"  A first-clnss now 7-rnoined residence on Third  fired io  rent.   Apply for pnrtloiilars at tho  HkraI.u Office. ������  LOST.  A Gold P.rnnch With a diamond In the centre  between the C. Y. It. depot and McCarty's  Kutchcr Shop, A reward will bo paid to tho  Under on leaving It at tho Hkc.ai.o office.    3t  PROTECT    YOUR    LUNGS    AND  CHEST FROM THE COLD  WINDS OF WINTER  CHAMOIS VESTS  ^-^, CHAMOIS SKINS  At Keduccd Prices.  Our Interest In you Is not gauged by the by  the amount of money you spcud.  FIELD & BEWS  Drugfji _U And Stationers.  Go To-  Lewis*  Restaurant  At Hotel Edwards   For the Best Meal  in the City   Poptilnr Price,���������ai Cents,  No Chinese Employed,  GREAT WESTERN MINES, LTD.  Notice Is hereby given that Instead of the  Directors' meeting called for November 15th  next, a special meeting of thc Shareholders  will be held In the Company's oflice at Revelstoke on Sfttnrdav, November 18th next at 2 p.  m., to consider the advisability of Increasing  thc capital stock of tho company, and to transact sucb other business as mny be necessary.  This is the Ground Floor Price  Apply for particulars to  F. BUKER,  Local Agent, Ferguson Townsite, Revelstoke...  MISS STEELE.  Teacher ol Music, Drawing, nnd Painting in  nil and water color. French, Latin, Mathematics.  M nslc i50 conts per lesson of one hour.  Pupils allowed dally practice on piano free  of charge.  : Having bought out D.  Henderson'!  : draying and express business, I  am  : prepared to do all kinds of work In my  : line upon shortest notice.  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  .   F. W. McGregor.  Telephone J. Savage & Co.    -  ������������-Agont for the Cclebratod Morris Plaon.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  ,   ., AND ASSAYER.  Rovni School of Mines, London.    Seven yearn  at 'Morfa  Works,  Swansea.     17   years  Chief  Chemist to* Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,  Eng-.  Late chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  lt  A. II. HOLDICH,  EectetcKy-Ttaasurer.  CRAGE &  MAYNE  Notaries Public  and Conveyancers  Aiictioners  and Valuators  Sole Agents for the Smelter Townsite of Kevel-  stoke,. B. C.  FROMEY & CLAIR,  .... Contractors ....  BRICK, STONE and PLASTERING,   EXCAVATING, SEWMtAOE,  STREET GRADING.  Contracts Taken.  Security given _s called for.  Material furnished it necessary.  FIRE, LIFE   AND    ACCIDENT   ASSURANCE  When you roach Fergnson, B.C.,  Stop at thr ua.  .Hotel Lardeau  J. Lacghtos, Proprietor.  Best 12.00 ������ day house In lbs LaTdeau.���������3est.  of cuisine service.���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquor* and cigars.���������Head-  ouarti'rs for miner* and mining sien.���������Wei*  lighted and- heatedn_o__r.._-.������tly luetiicbM.  J

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