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 uu j- ,-/7^ - ��������� .* - /.       iyyuU/AW  -ISSTJIEID   T*WIOE-^--^VEEIC-^7-EID3SrE!S3D^.-Y-S    AJSTT3   S^TTJ^3D^TTS-  Vol. HI.    No.   96.  REVELSTOKE, B.C., WEDNESDAY.  DECEMBER   6, 1899  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  C. B. HUME  &Co.  THE  MOST  COMPLETE  AND  LARGEST  STOCK  OF  y*>ftM������������s������������i������^.^.������**^.������^^  RUBBER  GOODS  Ever Exhibited  in Revelstoke...  Just Opened Up.  SSSSXBSSSXSSGX^^  FIVE HOURS POUNDING  Tremendous  Artillery   Duel at  Modder River]  argains  i,  "We have been extremely  fovtunate 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"  ' STUB PROOF.  They are certainly the best  wearing and most comfortable claf-s of _Rubber Goods  ever put on sale in RevelBtoke. And we venture to  say that our s-tock in.every  ' line is the most comple* and  largest'in this city.      ",    '"-  These bargain offerings, if you share them, will give you good reasons to think |[  well of this store for a long time.    They are bargains in  goods you're most likely *  wanting  for present use.    They  represent  goods that  are  worthy and  dependable.  These items are truthful word-pictures of the goods as wc have them and as you'll find  them when you get here on Monday morning : ',  Lumbermen's.'.,  Stub Proof  Rubbers  Heavy soles, nothing like them  for wear a nd comfort ever sold  in Norlh Kootenay. Snag-  ��������� ploof. just the pure thine; for  rough outride work. We have  . -.*' them i'i laced, uiid brie aiid.twiY  hm-kl-s.    .".'..    ". ,   "   ,  Women's Flanellette  Gowns������ Skirts and  Drawers.  Flunnellette Gowns. Square Yoke Fronts, turndown Collar, Fancy Stripes. Price next week  ���������75 cents.  English Flanellette Gowns, Circular Yoke  llu'k and Fronty trimmed with Embroidery;  Fancy Stiipes.    Special price.- $1.25.  Fliinellette Drawers, Umbrella Frill and Elastic nt knee, self colors; next week's price.���������75c.  "frlannellel.tr'   Drawers.    Umbrella     Frill    and  Elastic at, knee. Lace Tiiniined;   special price���������  ,   00c.  . Children'. FliiiinelTetl. Gowns, Square Yoke  Front, Frilled Collar, Fancy Stripe-; for next  week���������50c. ��������� .  Big Jacket Reductions  for Next Week,   f  Lumbermen's  Ordinary"  Rubbers  2 and 3 buckles, exceptionally  .od for everyday wear.  Men's,  Women's  and Childrens  Three   Buckle Manifolds, an A  1 article feu-all kinds of weather.  ",'   Wear  well.'  lit  well, look well.  Gum Boots  Fusion lined, pebble and plain  finish, for Ladies, Gents . and  Children.    . .  k_O.T������CS-  laitiilici men's mills, and finish,  heavy soles, stub proof, 'good  and serviceable, moderate :"  price, quality considered  Men's Gloves  Right at the front entrance- you will lind onr  Men's Gloves easy to get at and easy to pet  suited and at prices that will pay you not buy  elsewhere. You make no mistake in buying  any of these lines on Monday.  threw  Blankets for  Next Week  IC you have Blankets to buy for tlie winter do  not overlook this chance on Monday. It may  not come your why again, and it is absolutely  certain yon cannot gain anything by v~~H.it.iiig.-  Extra Fine Pure All Wool Bliinkets���������also Extra  Super While Wool Blaiikets.siiperior qualities,  guaranteed free from gre.ise. soft, lofty finish,  full standard sizes and weiglits, 7. 3 and {) lbs.,  fait rolored fancy borders. Our regular price.  $G.50 for 7 Ib. quulitv.   Next week only���������$5.50.  The Cloak Ma linger  hus   lieen  tip some ot his selling   space,  asked to give  .s a 'result his  entire stock must be crowded, into one fourth  less space, as it was he round it difficult to give  everything a pioper showing, but now matters  will be congested more than ever. It.,is imperative that some oF the goods should In; sold *  tiiiiiklv. That'-* com- apiilogv for these BIG  JACKET REDUCTIONS for next week.     t  - 10 Onlv Ladies' Tweed Jackets.-   Sizes 32, 34.-30;  regular price $0.00 to $7.50, ot* sale next week .  - ���������$3.50.' "-���������*-". --."./- k . ��������� ~---> '* '*> ">.' J. Z  -10 Only. Ladies',  Beaver Cloth) .Tickets;* colors  ''Black only; next week sale price���������$4.75.^-  -;1() Only-Ladies' Beaver Cloth Jackets.** rolo'rs  Black and Brown; special sale price���������������8.00...  -'  ' "VIondav will be another rousing day for J-icket  Baigains. It'1 you -are inteiested in motiey-  saviiiir come here anil see what, marvelous  valneS v.... lectin SPLENDID FASHIONABLE  - GARMENTS, all the .season's styles for little  money. , . "      .  7 lb. Regular $4.60 a pair.  7 lb. Regular $3*50 a pair.  8 lb. Regular $5.00 a pair.  6 lb. Regular $3.00 a pair.  Next' Week $3.  Next -Week ������2 S������  Next Week $4*75  Next' Week $2-5������  -    T .00  ������  35 Flannellette  Blouses.  $1.25 Elouses" for 75c.  Show Bay and Sale of i  Linens. 1     :  On.Monday morning lliere-~tfi.ll  he a Special  Sale of   Fine   Linens   that   will "keep   careful  Housekeepers to large savings on   most salis-  . .."   factory purchases ol* pure linens.--.���������     '."*  JYourfNeeds in -Hosiery  .       Can be easily satisfied at this Store.'no matter  -     ��������� what it may  be  in   Hosiery-Ior  man. woman,  child or infant.      Thi-"   is   the   one   store tb.it  ��������� .has   anticipated   every  'demand   and   reliable  r  qimlities. always and invariably the best values  '   within vour reach.   - *.  Seasonable Hints in  Men's Clothing  Storm Rubbers  For Ladies and Gentlemen���������for  fall'war���������in all widths.  Low Overshoes  "Lined nnd unlinod, neat fitting,  for Ladies and Gents.  M *  Snow   ,  Excluders  The Great Sale of      :  Dress Goods.  - Unabated interest centres in this GREAT  DRESS GOODS SALE. Hundreds of yards  oi'  Fine,   Fancy Colored  Dress  Lengths  were  0 sold I bis week, but still the assortment remains  complete and vour choice today is as good as  when the sale started. Here are a few examples: _  '9 Mm  '%um&  1 and 2 buckle, too well known  to need any description.  See bur Rubber  Display in the  East Window.  Mackinaws .   -  ��������� Carss. the Best Makein Canada.,  Heavy, different weiglits and  various colors, consisting of  Coats and Pants. Also Chit's  Mackinaw Shirts, a particularly  good article for outside workmen. ' ,  ihis  SALE PRICE EXAMPLE:  These examples show exactly what yon save on  every yard of Dress Goods bought during  sale.  8oc. Fancy Dress Goods for 65c.  75c. Fancy Dress Goods for <Soc.  85c. Fancy Dress Goods for 65c.  45c. Fancy Dress Goods for 85c.  25c. Fancy Dress Goods for 20c.  50c. Fancy Dress Goods for 40c.  An exceedingly  huge stock ��������� but  n o t t o o 1 a r g e.  Hundreds of different styles for  niair and boy. but  none that, u r e  common. Everything is in your  favor here. Per-  f-ictlv new styles ;  , va refill ly -in ade  garments through  oul.    Thoroughly  dependable quali-    ���������������  ties and'the  best  S \  ' values obtainable.  Then   our    broad  guarantee of yonr^i I_  money hack if any S'iNjT  purchase does not  {{$  . prove entirely satisfactory. !_iow is  the time to get  ready for" winter.  If you are not reailv to buy, come anyway, and  see what we have in Clothing. Look around-and  make comparisons; be fiee to ask questions and  examine qualities.       We'll do all we can to help you.  Caps and  Tam O'Shanters  These lines we wish to discontinue in stock and  so make piices I hat will clear out what we have  left in a hurry.     Ready on Monday morning.  If You are "Wise  "You will not leave it too late in tlie diiyJ.o come'  for  a share of  these, very generous   givings.  Each one speaks for itself.  _Hr-***'M**'M''H?**M'*^  9 TU ���������������������* _-* O  Winter Caps  Complete stock, latest novelties.  C.B.HME&CO.  Wholesale and Retail  General Merchants.  *w  mmmwmmmwmimw '������������������������w������w������ww������w������rr^  BROKE THE   BOERS'   HEARTS  Gen. Cronje's Command Retreated to  Bloemrontein.���������British Have Marched  On to Kimberley.���������The Canadian Contingent to the tront���������The Bombardment of Ladysmith Continues.���������Gen.  Joubert Undoubtedly Killed.  [ .FECIAL DESPATCH TO THR IIERALD.]  London, fiee. 2���������Gen. French has  made a leconnaisunce fiom Na.inw-  poort to Riisuieitd. The troops returned today, no lighting ru-un red.  Gen.Melliueii is rem.lining at Modder  River I unit ('construct ion ol lhe bridge.  lie is being ivinfoiced by the Goidon  Higlilandi'is nnd a Cavalry Corps, llie  Canadian regiment, Aiistinliiin contingent, etc.. who aie now moving to  the tront.  London, Dec. 1���������A special despatch  received todav from Freer, dated Nov.  2Sth, says that while attempting to  blow nn the livo hundred foot biidge  over the river at Colenso. the Boers  weie driven back by the British  irtilleiy and mounted infantry.  The War Ollice has not received  Methuen's casualty list and the public  is beginning to iniii'inui- at the apparently needless delay, which keeps  many families in a painful suspense.  It is supposed that, the Natal .nivalin- lui". been delayed by tbe necessity of gulling supplies to Pieteriiiar-  i tithing. - ���������  .  It is regarded as practically certain  that Gen. Methuen lias been reinforced by a half batallion of the Gordon  Highlanders legitnent, some O.iviiliy  and a Batterv of Artillery and that  DeA.ir is befog daily reinfoiced by  tioops to bold tbe lmus ot comtiiuiiica-  The official list ot the Bi itish killed  and wounded at Modder River battle,  totals up to 43S.  London, Dec. 2���������Lord Roseberry  speaking at Edinbiugh this evening  depiei'.itetl Oh.inibei Iain's l'el'eietice  to France in hi"- speech at Leicester,  and said, "We have no right to go in-,  to tlie gutters to fish up the derelict  press of anyv(Oiititry, and to held it np  10 scorn or'as a motive of our. policy.  Ifis impossible tb.it.the. Queen could  be besmirched by such an attack whiih  will react on the attiii.t~.ers and whatever tbe degrading outburst .. may  mean, it does 'not represent" tl.e < best  opinion ������E France. ; We have been  ovei-ready to fl.iiintover other nations  and it is no wonder that Gieat Bi itniu 1  is unpopular abioiul.  Ottawa, Dec. 4���������TheGovernot^Gen-  jT.tl ii>reived,the following cablegram  finm.Sir Allied Milner, British'-commissioner in South Afrii a: "On petown.  Dec. I���������Just said good-bye to Canadian  contingent. All well and delighted to  be going to-the front. People here  showed 111 iininistiikeable manner ap-  piei-iation ot sympathy -and help of  Canada iivtheir hour of trial."  LONDON Dec. 4���������A Capetown sjjecial  says that the transport Isprooie is ashore on the rocks in St Helena Bay.  The troops were safely lutiile'd.  It is reported that the Bechuanaland  police captured a Boer laager west of  Kimbeiley on the 28th.'' - .  -  -, Jlodilei1 Rivei is now in coniinuniia-  ticm with "Kimberley t>y seal,blight  The whole border district has declared tor the Boer*.   -       -. '  London Dec. 2���������70 .killed and 302  wounded is the latest estimate from  Moddei River. Of the regiments engaged tbe Ai gyle and Sutherland High  under? suffered the greatest losses, 13  being killed and 95 wounded. Other le-  ginients had from 3 to 10 killed and 15  to 50 wounded.  LONDON. Dec. 5.���������The London  Chronicle's Modder river special says  that the British soldiers never faced  such a sustained fire as in the late  battle. The Bi itish soldiers fell by  dozens trying to rush the bridge.  The enemy's loss was tiemendous.  London, Dec. 4.--*A cable despatch  received fiom an officer of tbe Guards  Tea"diiig^"lirKiiiibeiiley,"-"which*=iii.iv  mean that Gen. Mt-tbuen's vanguard  has entered Kimberley.  London, Dec. 4.���������The , Household  cavalry, the flower of the British  army."has sailed for the Cape.  It is reported that the Modder river  bridge, has been repaired and the  Btilish resumed the march towards  Kimberley today.  The latest from Ladysmith. Nov. 2o.  says that sbellitig still continues, lhe  shells are much more effective than  hitheito. Eleven men were, killed on  the 21th. The Boer force is from len  to lilteeu tboiisaiKhmeii.  The Boer.furee. at Colenso is fifteen  thousand men with fifteen guns.  London. Dec. 5.���������A despuiib ftom  Modder 1 iver after the battle says tbe  Boeis aie iu lull retreat, to Bloom-  foiiteiu,      <* ".,.-,  A despatch from Modder rivet dated  Thuisdiiv says that the Waterloo ol  the campaign lias been fought and  won. Tbero was no Hiticbing on fithur  side' and no pause for', five.' hours.  Gen. Methuen bad 20 ginis and fired  au average of 'Ml rounds apiece. The  Boers had almost an equal number of  guns, which it is reported were mostly  served bv French and German artillery  men. The Boer hotehkiss was directed  with marvellous accuracy, killing the  British sergeant, in charge, wounding  an oflicer and disabling a gun quite at  the beginning of the engagement. Ihe  standard tiearers thought it impossiblo  to go forward.  No quarter seems to have been given  on either sides and- the Briiish assert  iimid bullets the ambulance wagons  displayed Iheir flags prominently to  110 advantage. These were repeiitedly  driven* back and compelled to take  refuge out of sight. It. is alleged that  the Boers used dimi bullets and made  a special target of tha Horses on the  plain in hope of hittir.g the riders.  While the Argyle Highlanders were  pushing across lhey were fired upon  from a house and several fell. Thereupon the Highlanders stormed the  house, and although the Boers hoisted  a white flag, no attention was paid to  it and nil the Boers were shot.  Next morning when the cavalrv  ciossed the river the enemy's camp  was deserted. Some of the Boer  prisoners say that Cronje was in  supreme command. He had to whip  his men to prevent them from desevtr  ing.   und   despite   this,   many  down their rifles and lied.  London, Dec. 5.���������Julian Ralph,  describing in lbe Daily Mail this morning the battle of Modder river, say-:  " 1 can leslify that the British nevci  once saw lhe enemy, yet tbey weie  not able raise hand or foot without  being liddled. Despile this, however,  I he day belonged to the artillery. The  infantry never advanced two p.ue--  dm ing this day of hell. The shells of  our 20 guns weie accurately placed in  the enemy's li one ties and it broke the  heart nf t he Boers, for after (lark they  all lelieuteil.  A cablegram from Cape Town snjs:  An Englishman, who was command-  eercil for service wilh the Orange Fiee  State liiirghei-. "an������l who has since  escaped, informs-1 Cape Town paper  that Gen. .1 unbelt is undoubtedly  dead. He says be was standing within  10 vards or lhe fioer i-oniiiiiiiubiiit-  geiiVi.il at the siciru of Ladysiuith  when .Ioubert. was sti uck in the head  by a splinter from a shell and instantly  killed.  London, Dec. 5.���������The tianspoit  Lswoie, repealed vesterday on the  rocks in St. Helena Buy. Later in the  day she went lo pieces. All hands  were saved.  Liihmnzo M.\iuju__, Nov. 20.���������W out  bus been received heie that Joubeit  lias letired fiom E-tcomt and is now  blowing up Colenso bridge.  London. Dec. 5. (5 a.m).���������A 1ep1.1t  from Miileking under (lulu of Nov. 30,  is thai the siege has been pr.u ticidly  laised.  Eureka.  Woik on the  Eureka  in  group closed down  fur the  Wednesday last.    Tbe  tunnel  thiee feet of solid yellow copper  the men quit.  tho Adaii  winter  on  was  in  when  A Toronto Tribute to Revelstoke.  13. C. Davies, ol Toronto, manager of  the P10vinti.il Building and Loan  Association in a recent interview in  the Toi onto Star regarding his thiee  months trip in llie west places Revelstoke fust in older of B.C. inland  towns for tnaiked progress since 1SO0,  To Calculate the   Value of Copper Ore.  Each one per cent, of copper, to the  ton  ot 2000 lbs"., is equal to 20 lbs., so  that copper at  $1.00 per 100 lbs. makes  each unit of 20 lbs, worth 1-5  of $t.00  or SO cents. "For each decline or use  of 5 cents in the quotation per 100 lbs.,  a deduction or addition of 1 cent fi 0111  the price of the unit should be. made.  For instance with (oppei at $3.05, each  I one per tent, is worth 70  tents.   $3.75,  75 cents, and ote cairying 50 per cei>t.  I of   copper   would   at  ii   quotation   of  $3.75~ho worth 5f>?75 or $37.50 pet- ton.  The* Rainbow'Tea. '  _ _ .  ��������� Great preparations are  being made  to ensure tho success of' the  Rainbow  Tea.  which  the  ladies'of St.  Petet's  cougiegation aie getting up tomonow  night.    The prpgrame is itn-liarge, one-  half of Mr. Humphrey's,  the 01 gainst  of St.  Peter's  chinch,  and  the  othei  half of Miss Mabel Coibett.   Foul teen  young ladies are diilling under  supei-  vision  of Capt.  Taylor and  Mr.  Roy  Smythe   for   some   fancy   evolutions,  which .will he put on the stage as soon  as Mt. S. Saundeis has given tlie well-  known pitriotic song "Soldiers of tbe  Queen."       The   programme   includes  several songs, instrumental nvisii and  tableaux   vivauts.   "The    '-Rainbow**  supper is going to lie a decided novelty  and will be worth seeing itself, to  say  nothing   of  the   bountiful   supply of  good   things   being    got  iip   for  the  guests.  On  Union Meeting  Monday  evening  the  Christain  Endeavor Societyof . lieTresliy tef ian"  church to "tin; number of -iliout 25  visited the Epworth League of the  Methoditt thui-ih and united with  them in their monthly consecution  meeting. At the do .e of llie religious  sei vice an half horn- was^speut in con-  veisation, and the Leagua served light  refreshments to iheir visitois. In the  closing exercise the whole company  joined bands in a circle in the aisles of  lhe elm ich and sang :  "Blest be the tie tlr.it binds.  Our hearts in Cluislian love.  The fellowship of kindred mini's  Is like to that above."  This united nyftiiig is ceitainly  along the right lines unit .it is to be  hoped presages 11 day when the Pics-  byterian ihutcbe.s will be one in f.ttt  as well as in spirit-  Manitoba Elections  Tomorow tlie Manitoba elections will  be held. The election fever in that  province is high and contests will lo  all iippeiii-ance be close. The lesiilt  will be watched all over the Dominion  with more than the usual amount of  interest, which attaches to a pro* iucLil  election for the I'e.ison that it ii le-  garded us a probable forecast in Federal politics. The election is being conducted on purely Dominion putty lines,  as elections have bee almost from the  beginning in Manitoba. And it is considered very probable- that if Greenway. the premier and Liberal leader  wins, the Laurier government will re- Revelstoke, Dec  garil the resu>t as a favorable augury I    THE WAGE SYSTEM OR WHISKY  Which   is the Greatest  Enemy Which  Workingmen Have to Contend With.  To the Lditor of the IIu-.ald. ,  Sin: Permit tne thiough tbe columns  of your valuable paper to challenge the  pioiniiiente as a social and economic  evil, given to tlle liquoi trallic by Rev.  S. J, Thompson in the Methodist  tliuich on the evening of Suuday. tho  2Clb inst. Mr. Editor. I do not like to  impose upon vour kindness for spate  loibillenge the coireclness of more  than two or thiee of lbe more important statements that tbe icv, gentleman  Hindi' in his eudeavois to maintain the  paiuiiioiint impoilanie of the liquor  unfile a-a 11 enemvof the woikingman.  In the ionise of h:- reinaiks the rev.  gentlemen suid: The wealth of Great  Biilaiu came out. ;������t the pockets  of the poor. It newt- was- in %  then pockets. If Mr. Thompson wants',  to know wheie the wealth of Gieat  But iin came limn 1 would lefer hun  to "Six cent uries ot Wot k and Wages "  hy Piof. Tboiold Rogeis. of Oxford  College.  Again    Mi.    Thompson     says    the  liquor ti attic destroys so many millions  ofweiiItheveiyye.il.    Ftdoesnot; the'  liquor tiaflic destioys no  wealth,  not  one   null's   woitb.   using    the    wotd  wealth in   ns  stuct   eionoiuic   sense.  The wealth winch the money spent for  dunk, (bv the woikmguien) repiesents  never wa"s in   their conliol  at all.    It  nevei belonged to them, so they could  not spend it or destioy  it;   mid  if in'  the eionomv  of  the  leveieud-gentle- '  man   money   is    wealth,   the   money  spent fm  liquor  is not destroyed; it  leiiiiiiisin uu illation  and goes  fiou������ '  the hand-; of the letail liquor dealer to  the  bank  and llienee again   out  inlo  ihe   chumi'ls  of  Hade.   Theie   is  no  lie-so  iiiisleiding as that   which ton-   ,  tains   a  lillie   Li nth.    And   tbe  little  truth     in      lonnecLioii       with     this   .  alleged       deati uction        of     wealth, '     -  was       the      statement     tli.tt    there  w.is mutti wealth lost to the woi Id   by  tbe time lost tin ougb driinkene--: and  _iuh wealth niighi be said  to  be  des-,  tinyed bv tlie waste of the tune that-'  1 ould have been u til ued in the production of wealth.  War, said lbe 1 evei end gentlemen,'  is also an enemy of  the  woikingman,       <  tiling     the   Ameiiian     slave holdei**   "  lcbelTion as'in ilIu>liation. but wisely  lefiaiiimg   fiom   touching  upon    the  economic   canses  that  produced  that-.  ' "  gi eat 1 lish or .11:11s -   -.  Now. I come to the most misleading  asset lion   of   all,   and one that every,   _.  thinking pei-son.must admit is one  nfcr -  the most absurd ever made by a public* ���������  speaker.    Anil coming from a minister' _ -  of  the  Gospel  who  claimed   to  haver*...,  given   consideiable   thought     to^ his'  s.ibjeit. almost foi ceo me to   the "con- ; .--  elusion  that .the only  way   to get  a'(,,,  Unonledgpof ec.oijoiuy  inlo  the  head.   , '  of tho.i,v. .age. pi-ea. her  would .be "to^ <"���������**'  adopf Sydney Smith's plan of getting-.;     .  a joke into the head of a Siotcliinan��������� ,  nv a siugicl operation. " r    " r  *" We could stand all the other economic evils we have to  contend vvith if ''  the liquor traflic were out of the way."  The labor inatket is crowded, and'its ar��������� .  consequence wages  fall.     But owing- ,_  to the stimulus given   to  manufacturing industiv   by  tiie   introduction of -  the   capital" lately   employed   iu   the\,   .  liquor traffic, business is good for a    >  tune.      Soon,   however,   we    have   a.    ,  glutted market in consequence of the, -s ~  tact th it the ooiisiimeis aie not able  ���������t  to pmenase all they produce, owing to" '  lhe fact that the woi kets���������the  puiiei-- 1,  p-il consnineis���������leceive less than  one- ( '  foiiith'tif  the  value of their pi oducts ** ,  in wages.   Then the   mills commence!    ��������� .  to shut down.     In  a little while we' j  have   a ^panic. cau-ed, of  eouise,   by   .  ovei production.     Then follows thousands of idle men twins lo obtain work  at any puce.    Tbe  effect on the labor-  market is evidenced by  a further fall_   '  in   wages.      We   have all   sober  men  now, and thev must,  snppoit themselves.      Befoie   the-  liquor   traffic   was  abolished .1 pait"f the  profits  of  the,  "capitalist hud to go   to  the support of     ,  a large number ot  the victims of alco--  hoi, who weie  it-moved  fiom com pe- ���������    ,,  tition   with  their moie sober fellows.-  The inevitable lesult of this increased- ,  competition in the labor market is thi-  reduction of the wages of the workers   ^  Tcr"tfie"lowest-stnndatd_at which-it-is-*^?  possible for the workers to exist.   And  the  lowest stardaid   of wages means-  tbe lowest standaid of   living and the  lowe-t standaid  of  living  means the-**'  lowest   standaid     of   humanity.      It  means   mankind   reduced Jieloiv   the  level of the  beasts of the field.   And' .  we   soiai   have   millions more of "the  man with the hoe"' than  we have today.    Millions of men out  of whom-  everything that goes to make up ii-;������n~  kiud" has been  cmshed, in   whosedulU.  eyes   llieie   is   no   niy  of   intelligent, r  li'ght.   in   who-e   expiessionless. face������^  theieisiinlhingb.it  the dull blank of  hopeless dispa.i'.     This ib aheady_seen _  in   Km ope   where   this   1110-t   damn--  able -vstiMii of slave! y,  that the worlds,  has  ever  known, has   been longest in  ex.stemi-    Thi--j--tem of  wage slav-  eiv, the wm sL that   b.us ever existed,  asvsleiu that is.suiely taking  human  1.ice  back   to  im bin i"-ui.   the  system'  that takes ihildieii iiliiioi.t out nf the  Cradle to -.nve in the factory and mine  in  G1e.1t fiee  Britain ?-. that   debases,  and di-Riailes-the  whole  human  nice....  Il dem ade-the toiling masses  by  ex--  11���������ive i/overty on tbe ..ne h-ind. and  its beneficial ies liv excessive luxury "11  the other.    We  could stand tliis if the  liquor ti.iRic was out or tbe way ? Tlio"-  p 1111- gteater than the whole?    That"  is  what  vour statement  amount,  lo ���������'  Mr. Thompson.      Air.   Editor.   I"  feai"  lhat  I have gone f.nther  than sp ico  will   pcunit.     But one thing moie I  uiii<t   say.   that   is,   that   the   worst-  eiieuiY of the   woi kinsman is h������~. who--  bv false assertions  and half ttnths, liy-  bc'littling  tlle   piincipil   cause of   his  povetty.   misery  and oppression, andl  uiatrnifviiig  into  a  cause, lhat which-.  is piim"ip illy an effect, is. whether he-  does it int. nlionally or  not, the worst  ������������������Devil     without" vvith     which    the-  1 woi king masses have to contend.  I Frank Craig.  5,1S90.  ;-   ii  Standard.  ind bring on a Dominion election early  next year. If, however, Hugh John" c j n���������mells came ;n fronf the-  Macdonald leads the Conservativ es'. standard on Saturday. Work ou the  back to office, the Liberal  cabinet  at   **"*    " ' *--  Oltawa vvill probably consider it a  good time to sit tight and stay were  they-Hi-e as long as they constitution-  ally can do so.  No. 3 tunnel has commenced and is in  30 feet.     On the No. 2 the tunnel is it*  85  feet.   Everything   is  reported   a������j  satisfactoi y.     There   is   five   feet nf-  snow in the basin.     Mr. Rumens WMH  t<������ke back, fi,ve minerp with biiu. __H  Ban  msm  Revelstoke   Herald  Published iu Interests of  Hevelstokc. I.ar.l._iii. BiK liend, Tiom I-ake  lllu-illeiT.ii.-t. Aliivri ("anyou. Jurii.iii  f .__5 and E.icU l'AM District -  A. JOHNSO-  A   S'inl-- ������e'_ly  Journal.,  Rosebery or without him." His adversaries vvouid bo less exasperated  if he were not always saying that  he is not in politics. He says it with  a smile on his lips, aud nobody is  deceived.   The  fact  is   that  thei :   i_  in.l.lM.e.l in tlie  i_rrri_t nl K_v_l������'.u__ .i.i'I llie surioiiiiiliim-  inin-ist. V .inesdays mui S-uurdiiys, iniiliiiiir  ri������Mii������eiiu-Ciioii������ with alltraine.  Auvertuuni; llnte. :     Ui������|>l.iy   nu������> rt ���������"  I'ci  column lucli.ei.O. jier lueii wlieu  iiim.'!1"-.'(1 on  --.le iiac*.   Uet������l ads. 10c per (iu.iil>.iii('b Hue  1 >��������� ���������- ��������� ._��������� ... tor ejii, a.lilitio.i .il iii-er  line cavil ISall-.  Proprietor  n"0 "man 0ut ot olllco whose ultcrau.es  are  more  eagerly   awaited    or  i.oie  .or uiit ius������rlioii; .'.e  no������.    Kssiiins uoiic-ei. lm- l������i   liiiecai-n isouc.  .iinh, Marnate anil Dt.uli notices, fi'""- ,  huiiiTiiiilou Rale:  .Hy i������*������  ?' .'"HAw.',',?***^  >*r auimui; J1_S lor six niuiiili-, s.iictlj in .ul-  >������u������e. ..,���������,.  our Job  Department:      lm ,.,���������.,,���������,,,,  uiUrmieBt.is .a* of lh* l>e;>..Vl'������Pl������.,1.l,.,.1.V.i".'i-  IlKliVl.ll   J Oil  -pin 111"  H |.r_ii.ueil  lo  urticrt iu"W_5i '_io.iU'ii.iy.aiiil        '.-rt,,, ���������...,..  "o^respondents: We in; ite cojrBrjjHij  onee on any subject of "ii"'.'" l" ,lU.,- ��������� *  l.ublle. and dto.re a relm ���������e leful." <-oni*  luiient in everv   localuv -ii'.ioiin.iiii".   '���������"���������'*������������������  ^ ^-_^:s rs^r^ ss  uceeturilT for piibhc.ilion.  Address all coiiiniuiiicauons  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  IN A BOER CAMP.  AN  ENGLISH   CORRESPONDENT'S  INTERESTING  EXPERIENCE.  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  ullily vviltii-n  I. All correspondence must be 1  on onr side of ������}������ l������l������r "������'>*-. O...onni .,,ial-  a'Mfe' ^I%F������'IliV-.,A?..,l,Bl m  l^fure It can ....,.._ ir in  1 UK 1IM1ai.ii.           A DISSOLVING I?) PARTY.  rrom th������ Calgary Herald  We are quite willing lo ilo ihe  writer or tQhe second leader n the  Albertan of the 2Slh the justice or  K������ that it is one of the ablest  arUcles that has ever appealed In a  ^reveals on the part o������ iwauthm  an iniimate acquaintance wi.h .tot  politica! f-tory  ot  Cana a   an    -  In^of s'ueh a^w'SS in'VWal  journalistic arena as a foen.an wor-  thv of our steel.  But having granted so much we  Have to strongly differ with the Altaian writer bo.h in his conclusion!  and the methods he uses, to reaca  them. "While readily granting that  there is much in what he says.���������  believe he has over-stated his case  and arrived at a general opinion  which is to a great extent unjiistin-  able.  The general position he assumes is  that the Conservative party, having  fulfilled its mission and lost its greatest leader, is doomed to decoy acd  oblivion, and that nothing short cf a  miracle will ever restore It lo i.s  ancient  power   and   prestige.  It is amazing how easily the average Liberal is lulled into a false se-  curifv. Having been so long in tno  arctic shades of dispiriting cj position, how glibly he lays to his aungry  soul the flattering unction tnat i.ov.'  his party has tasted the sweets ol  office it has got an eternal option  on those same sweets and tnat no  power in earth or heaven can ever deprive it of them. Since the elections  of 1896" the average Canadiau Liberal  is a wonderful being. He has added  '  several  cubits  to his stature.  The mistake the Albertan writer  falls into is in being unahle to distinguish between a temporary disablement and a; permanent demoralization. "As a political organization,"  he says, "ready for victorious battle,  capable of grasping the reins of power  of guiding with success the destinies  of the nation, the Llberal-Conser-  party which Sir John Macdonald  founded in the fifties and leapt together during his life by the strength  of his wonderful personality is apparently pasing out of existence." As  a matter of fact the Liberal-Conservative party is in no more danger of  passing out of existence than is ;i. well  disciplined British army which tor  the time being may have lost its  best general and has met with a temporary reverse. The material is there  in both cases. The rank and file are  as numerous as ever, as loyal to their  traditions and as confident (-f ultimate success. We believe that statement will apply to tlie present condition of the Conservative party  throughout Canada. While there have  been a few turncoats���������and all honor  to the man who changes his allegiance for principle's sake���������vve believe  lhat a majority of the solid men of  Canada today are still Conservative.  Speaking more particularly of  "Western Canada, he would be a reckless man who would venture to a.serc  that Liberal-Conservatives do not  numerically preponderate.    Take  any  carefully   examined.      His    speeches  have more elfeet ou the political situation than when he was pnmo minister, for now he says what he likes,  then he said what he had to.   One of  his last utterances before the >vnenu  election was a bitter complaint ot the  miseries of oflice without poivar.   He  novv has power wilhout olli:e,  ti".d it  is not surprising that for : he moment  he  should    be content with the  change.   He has been prims minister  and his ambition  is satisfied,    l'rced  from the trammels o������ party bondage,  against which he always rooe'iea, no  is enabled to enjoy his leisure, .'.uu to  issue from it at intervals to   m.?re&8  his  powerful  personality    uooa    ire  public  mind.    It   is   a    uniiuo     ind  pleasant position, but will it lust'.   ���������'  that  there  is   little   prospect.        lhc  situation  at  present "is  favorable for  a man  detached from party  politics,  and  in  a position to  help,  new  one  side, now another, by expressing   an  independent opinion, which will commend   itself   to  the    large    body   of  thinking  men   who    are   not   strong  political   partisans.       It   is   to   these  that Lord Rosebery appeals, and it is  a   large,   intelligent     and   influential  constituency.    But   it   is,   from     tin:  nature of tlie case, unoi-gani-Cd,  anil  will never enable  a man  to exercise  controlling! influence      on  English  public  lite.    The  party  system   is  as  necessary a portion of our machinery  of government as the houses of parliament,   and   thc   man     who   would  help   to   govern   his    counlry   must  bend  to  the  yoke.    "Lord    Rosebery  (one  o������   his  admirers   and   defenders  saysj   is a  Liberal  by  instinct,    anil  he  has a deep  sense  of public  duty.  But he does not sec his duty in terms  of  ollice to a  party;   his  imagination  is   not  kindled   by   tbe   record     and  traditions   o������, thc  Liberal  party:     ",o  restore its fortunes, to promote-its return to power, are nol objects which  he would pursue ..for their own sake,  though  no  might  pursue  them  as; a  means  to  ends.   This  is not  a pose,  as some people thinTt, but his natural  instinct.'     If this ;.-, true, Lord Rosebery lacks one o������ the qualities necessary  to  make  a  great  leader.      The  task  of  managing  a  great   party   is  too* difficult   to   he   accomplished   by  any man who has not a natural ability   and   liltinf'   ior   it.   Brilliant   as  Lord   Rosebery's   abilities     nre,   this  one defect will mt lte him fail where  less  gifted   men,    who   have  the  instinct of leaderbiiir. will succeed,    ln  that case  he will  always    be an  interesting figure, but his influence will  grow less as th_ years go by and new  questions and new  men claim puolie  attention.    "When a generation aris "������������������  which is unfamiliar with  his history  and  becomes  t-- be  known   as     -lhe  man who was once prime minister.'  ho will be no :i~ oie content with his  position   than  when     he   held   ollice  without power.  HE ESCAPED BEING SHOT  RANCHERS ELATED  Ranchers are quite elated over the  continued favorable weather conditions. The one drawback to a perfect fall lies in the fact that the danger from prairie fires is increased.  Good piices for beef and ranche produce this season have put the ranche-  men in a prosperous and hopeful-  mood. When the ranching business  in this district is in a satisfactory  condilion, heen all business dependent upon the works of the men  who wrestle a living from tho fields  of nature, should feel equally buoyant and hopeful. Probably the most  satisfactory feature o������ this year's  ,ranching operations and the best indication of the tone of the industry  is in the re-investment of the stock--  men ot the profits of this- season inlo  stocker cattle, increasing their cattle  holding at a faster Hue than the natural increase. There is a general  inclination to set into the business,  and the Cypres Hills country is looked  upon with favor by prospective investors. Sales of ranche holdings  have been made this year at prices  twenty to twenty-five per cent better  than a few years ago. The long open  fall has allowed cattle to fatten up  and they still continue to take on fat  and at the present time buyers can  come into this range and pick up considerable beef'cattle which two months  ago were cut back by shippers as not  in condition, and which have since ripened up considerably.     Grazing con-  te^lira_*---N\>rt_i-_VM^  Alberta and British Columbia. Three-   have been* durlnS November, pract.c-  And Was   Well  Treated. - How ^ The  Boer Forces Are Organized-  A special correspondent of the London Times who spent a week in Gen.  oi.ii Joubert's camp near Pretoria before ihe forces moved to the Natal  frontier, gives an interesting account of his experiences. He was  well treated at first and stayed a  week, but was ultimately advised to  go away if he did not want to be  shot,   lie  writes:  The    arrangements    ot    u     uoer  laager are  very  different frcm  those  of a Briiish military camp. Tho chief  difference   lies     in     the     fact   'that  among the Boers every  man is  supposed, as far as '.possible, to look after  his   own   affairs,   to   bring  his     own  wagon  and  horses,  and  to  some  extent  his own provisions.    The    government   provides     tents,    innnitets.  mackintoshes,  forage,  uud  provisions  for   distribution   to   those   who   vvjnt  any   of  these  things,   oul  no  'jtie   is  obliged   to -lake  them,    "n  the  other  hand   there  is no limit  to  wivil  any  individual   may   choose  io   bring  for  himself.   There  are   no   fixed   regulations  as to  messes, but fueurts  club  together   as   they   plea-ie     and   have  meals   wnen   lacy   like.     There  wero  many   small   parties   iu   lhu  Pretoria  laager   who   had   munag"!   to   make  themselves most comfortable, and had  spare   tents   and    an     abundance   of  linned and fresh provisions seal from  home,   and   Kaffir   servants   to   cook  liicir food and mind their horses, and  who   consequently   had   very   little to  do the whole day long beside eating,  talking,-mid   sleeping   except,     ver-  haps,    to   go    out for a ride.     'Ihere  were  No Drills  or field exercises, except a par ule on  the President's .birthday, and even  at this attendance was not obiiga-  gatory? Guards, however, wire put  round tlie camp regularly every  night, and from each of thc camps  a detachment of 20 or oO hoirt'iiici  were sent out every 12 hours to relieve the patrols station"::! along thc  Natal frontier. There was vory little  discipline or method in the camp,  but plenty of willingness, and a natural instinct for doing the right  thing, which served very well in iis  place. Aften- 1 was there two or  three days the whole camp vvas broken up and shifted a couple of nil! is  to bring it nearer better drinking  water and find better feed for the  horses. 'The, whole operation -vest  off perfectly smoothly with.-ut a  single order being given except the  order that the camp was to be m-ivecl.  13very man looked after his (Owu  affairs, and iu three or four nours  from the lime that the order to break  camp was given the ,new camy was  complete an'd\, cooking was going  busily on. Tn action the operations  of a Boe,r commando are directed  by the commandant and the field  cornet or field cornets, but, in camp  the chief work devolves upon the cor"-  poral������, of whom there were pei-hapr,  half a dozen in our laager. * The vor-  poral looks after the stores, distributes forage, rations and ammunition,  supervises the removal of ^the baggage, the erection of tents.the drawing up of the* wagons on the sides of  the laager, the tethering of the horses  in fact most of the operations of  camp life. He has also disciplinary  powers to the extent of ..aposing  small fines or strokes with a stirrup  leather for contravention of his  orders, though the power is not often  exercised.  , Many Speak English  The Pretoria laager was. specially  interesting owing to its composition.  Only half of it consisted of Boars  properly so-calicti, the farmers of uie  Pretoria "district: the other half was  composed of the citizens of Pretoria  itself���������lawyers, clerks, shopkeepers  and government officials. Between the  two there ..was "a great difference. Tn_  townsmen" of Pretoria are in most  ways very much more English than  Dutch, in their life,- their thought,  and, not least, their language. Manv,  too, among the I-Tetortans in tne  camp were English-born vburghers  who had been commandeered and  could not well refuse, and still more  were originally from Cape Colony.  The" "ordinary   fa'ilguageTTif-Soffverxc7  mi '     '      "  * f���������am-a-*���������  whence they can command Majuba,  Lang's Nek and the approaches to it  within three or four miles. The  Krupp will, no doubt, be placed on  the Nek itself and make,ihe position  au extremely difiicult, perhaps impossible ono to take.  The various corps  of  foreign volunteers may perhaps number 12U0 in i  all, and not 4000 or 5000 as was generally represented in the press. There  was  a German  corps  of 000 men  or  more  under Colonel    Schiel    on  tho  Freo State border by  the Klip river,  the  larger  part  of  which    has  now  marched   inio   Natal   with   the   Freo  State   commandos.    , A     considerable  section,  however,  broke  oft while    I  vvas  at  Sandspruit  because  they  objected  personally   to Colonel .Schiel,  aud marched across  lo join    General  Joubert's  force.   The    Hollanders   at  Sandspruit    numbered      about    2i.O.  Neither .'they  nor   the Germans wor-.-  held   in   very   much    regard   by   the  Boers, and many stories were in circulation   in   the .'camps    as   to   their  skill in falling off their horses.    The  "Irish'"��������� Irish-American     mainly   ���������-  numbered   about  100   men,   and   may  now  amount  to  double  that number  camped  under  a. green    flag wilh  a  harp  on it.   They .consisted of some  of    Johannesburg's    worst sweepings,  led by an American adventurer called "Colonel'' Blake. Their avowed object was  loot,   and   probably   that   is  all   they  will  ho any  good  for.   The  Boers .'themselves    had   the   poorest  opinion  of" them, and  were    anxious  to keep them out of thc way to prevent their doiug anything disgraceiul  Boers Confident  Tho confidence of the Boers in the  certainty   of   i.ielr   success   was   unbounded.   They  never doubled  for  a  moment that,  ..aving    onee    crossed  Lang's     Nek       they    would    inarch  straight! down  to.Durban,  destroying  the mere handful of British in thMr  path.   As for Cape Colony,that would  rise on every side  to welcome th'm.  Only  a   lew   of   the    more   educated  among   tue   Pretorians   contempt.:led  the   possiuility   o������   defeat,   and   even  they, afler   a  week  in     tho    ca.np,  were   caught  by   tho   general   contagion.   Tneir   confidence     was    based  chiefly on the excellence of their rin^  shooting   and   on     the     enthusiistic  spiyrit  which   animated     the    wa i!<~  country.   As  to    the    former  I   had  no   opportunity   .of    judging,   but   I  confess   to  feeling  a   little    doubtful  about it, when I heard them quoting  the events of the Jameson raid as ah  evidence thereof.    On one occasion  I  tried to  test the Boers'  capacity, for  estimating distances,  for which  {hey  were so celebrated.   1 took a distance  T guessed to be .700 yards and ask'-d  perhaps a dozen Boers and Freto-icns  to tell  me what it was.    I was  surprised to get every possible   list ince  from. 350  to 700  yards,  the ma:oiity  judging the distance to be aboit 500  yards.    On stepping it I fouud  i; to  be about 050 yards.   It is quite possible that if any .heavy engagements  take  place  in which    the   Lo^i _   are  themselves  exposed  to-a   severe   fire  the quality of the marksman".liip will  fall very short of their reputation.  WHITS GWILLIM   & SCOTT.  Barristers,  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Etc.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Money To Loan.  W. White,. J. M.  Scott, B.A.,  Q. C. L. L. B.  F. X,. Gwlllim.  HARVElr & McCAKTE  Barristers,  Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:      Molsons Bank Block.  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross, M. D.  Oflice:   Taylor   lllock, Mackenzie    Avenue,  Rcvclfctolic.  Surgeon lo the C.P.It  Hen tli olllcui. City of Rove'sio e.  r-r-rr  rib  E  I.-*ccm]'("iitA_i~D nv Act ih-~ Pakuvwicnt, 1S55.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  8=  5E_  ���������iff  ���������������������  3  PAID UP CAPITAL,      - 82,000,000  HEST FUND - $1,600,000  DIRECTORS:   Wvi. SUu.-oN JlACi'iirnsox, Vrcslcluut;  S. 11. Ewino, Vice -President;  W.M. RA.1ISAY, IJAUUKL  FlKI.IY. Hl'NIIV  AlICIIUIAI.il,   J. I". Cl.l.C IIO UN,  IL "tlAKKLAMl .Mill.- UN.  F. Woiiriariox Tiiom.iS, Genernl Jliinntjer.  A general banking business transuded,     Interest, allowed at current z5  r,ltes- J. D. MOLSON, XS  _Managi:u, I<kvi:i.8iok_, II. C.     Z3J  ^i.._^i_i---^-._U-_M������ra  ptU-SHYTaiUAN OHUKCH���������Rc'Volstol.-o.  j7 fciorvico ever* Sunday at 11 u.iu. und 7:.*i  p.m. Bib'o Clius ut 2::iU p.m., lo which  i������ll aro welcome. Pruyer meeting r.c b p.m,  every Wodnuuctay.  BKV   T. MKNZIB8, Pastor.  Kl  OMAN    CATHOLIO   CHURCH ���������Revel  bluno      Maas   llrut nnd third dunduys in  mon:ti utH.30 u m.   HEV.J^".TJIERJPHAYEK.  SA LVATIOJ. ARMY-ai' i'liii������6 every nigM  iu their hall oa Front Street  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at thc  elose of the morning servico. Sabbath school and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invited.    Seats free.  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  Church of   England Sunday Services.  Eight a.m., Holy Communion; 11  meeting, litany and sermon, (Holy  Eucharist, first Sunday in thc month);  2:30 Sunday school, or childrens'  aervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy     Days���������The     Holy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m. as announced. Fridays���������7:30  Evensong, with spiritual reading,  after Sunday school at 3:15. ?  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND-  ' INSURANCE  AGENT  venzie  Ave,  ii^i-TCTrau.ati������t^'WTi___CTrricTr^^  llevelstoke Hospital  Maternity Boom in connection.  "Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  ������9  ___  A CLEVER PARODY  cold'  my  If I  should die. tonignt  And you  should   ' como    to  my  corpse and say, .,  Weeping * and    heartsick    o'er  lifeless clay���������  If I should die tonight  And   you -, should    come     in - deepest  grief and woe }   , '  ���������  And say, 'Here's tliat ten dollars that  I  owe'��������� .    *-  I -might  rise   in   my   large    white  cravat  And say, ".What's that?'  If  I  should  die  tonight  And   you   should  come    to   my   cold  corpse and kneel,  Clasping the  bier to  show  the  grief  you  feel���������  I say,  if  I should  Hie tonight  And   you   shoum     come   to   me   and  there   and   then  Just even hint of paying me that ten,  I might arise the while;  But I'd drop dead again.  Hrs.   McKechnie   and   Jeffs  The Revelstoke  Herald    [Semi Weekly]  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 olher paper;  it's  news is more- spicy and up-to-  .date;  its influence     is greater;  its advertising rates are lowest  circulation considered;   its' subscription rate is only $2.00 per  annum;  it covers the" field." Try  it and be with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE HERALD,"  Revelstoke, B. C.  ' Wholesale and Retail Dealers in  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  'sh and Uam������ in season.  fourths of the whole population are  Conservatives. Take the lawyers ct  Calgary, Edmonton, Macleod or Lethbridge. Take the Reading business  men. Take the ranchers and farmer.;.  Take the newspapers (tho=e which  have not switched around in the  greed for pap)���������and it will be founj  that considerably more than half ne  Conservative. In The first two elections in Alberta, the Liberal candidates hopelessly lost their deposit..  Who elected Mr. Oliver in 1S9G? Was  ally as good as durug August and  September, and cattle o������ all kinds  face an approaching winter in splendid shape. A repetition of the same  conditions migh be said also of the  sheep and horse business, in fact  everything appertaining to ranching.  In th'e cattle and sheep trades the  British Columbia market is what has  buoyed up the business.���������Medicine  Hat News.  Constable Forsyth, ef the N.M.M.P.,  accidentally shot himself through th-3  leg last week at Maple Creek while  handling.a loaded revolver.  The present Lord Chancellor was  cross examining a shrewd bucolic  witness some years ago, who rather  "had" hini. "They call you a Devonshire Dumpling, don't they?' asked  the genial advocate. "I belijvs they  do," replied the witness. "But you  are not a Devonshire Dumpling?" The  -witness._waited_!H.!_-the2laughter___ihad__.  subsided*  which   was   occasioned     by  tion  in  the  town   half   of  the  (-amp   .his ^      fae    lowl    draw,ed  was English, thougn efforts were nude ,.Ke���������   but i������ j ho(J be(m a doompiJns.  Mr.Blair on his"tour in New Bruns-  it the Liberal  minority  in  this  ror.-' wick  is  comparing himself   to   Alrx-  etituency? Certainly not. It was the  Conservatives who were disgusted  th'ai a weakling like Thomas Bell-  haven Henry Cochrane was foistce  on them.  No, Mr. Albertan.'the Dominion of  Canada, like the constituency ���������_' Algeria, is Conservative to the backbone, and when the present Liberal  administraiion.with its tyrant Tartes,  its autocratic Siftons. its decayed Do-  bells   its "Tiack-number     Cartwrights  ander Mackenzie. Tt would be really  better for the minister of railways  and canals, to leave such comparisons  alone. They are loo suggestive. Mr,  Blair is the associate of Drummond  County dealers and Crow's Neste-s.  Mr. Mackenzie used to put in his timc  guarding the treasury  with  a  gun.  Sir Henry C.-mpbell-LSanner.nan  made an interesting speech aL the  Manchester Ketorni club icc-Jntly.  and its other "statesmen of tl.e first! Having been introduced as Ihe Lib-  rank" have reached the limit of 'beir;erai leader, he disowned the title,  short span of rope, the heart of ihejan(] sajj j^. wa3 the leader of the  country will be only too ready to re-(Liberal  party  in   the  house  of  com-  by many to keep up  Dutch  for  patriotism's  sake,  especially when  soma  of  the real Boers were in sight.    At  night,   while  ihe   Boers   chantei   interminable psalms in Dutch, the Pre  torians whlled away the time by iing-  ing   comic  or  sentimental    songs   in j  English.      Manv of tho younger mvn jelaim is that American workman wan  among   the   Pretorians  are   nnc   atn   ' too much wages. The American woi k-  letie fellows and reputed  to be good j men were good enough to go to Cuba  shots,   but  the   real   strength   of  tbe land risk their lives while thc Amen  you lawyers !ud a' gobbled I ".p afore  now!" l  American /capitalists who are investing their money in land in Cuba  have had 4000 Spaniards taken back  to lhat island to work for them. The  REVELSTOKE^���������  Sash  and  Door  Factory.  Manufacturers of ~ ''  and Dealers in -"'-'���������"*  S:is!i, Doors, Turnings. Pllnlli", Corner  [Slock*., Moulding!, of nil kind.1*, Fiiney  Onbleriand Ver.iiuiiili woik, Braclieiii,  ot everv description made lo order.  Store and Ollice Fllliiiiia, -"Indow  Framci", with susli lilted u specialty,  llie liitcit'iniichincry. Dry kiln  l.reniises. Call and get prices before  jrolnff elsewhere.  ,    SAWYER & MANNING  T.ibhi furnished wilh t.he cli'iir.i> ..-,  lhe inui'ltvt iifT.u'il.s. ''Ih'-i, Wini's  L'citims and Unrni'.--. Lai-g-'. li^it  In-ilruoiiis. U,i,ius " $1 ' ,i    day.  .Monlhlv rate.  . .-until sue. PropL.  rcAT.ro . ��������� $i."bo, P.3R   DU-  T:  Gucci nceomniodation.     X   (.._>(}  *    well piipijlied   with choice n-:  ��������� ]ii]iiprs aud cigars.  -. O.  Tt-1  Free B*is Wleots All Tt- ai:is  Bpown   & Pool  Pi'opi?ieto7s,        f.U ���������   -. ?,  X,  ST  .'-0  E-Lt S.T  Blacksniitliing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsniithing Sheet Iron  "Worlc^ Maclliner'y  paired.  ~ES=~  Transvaal lies not in them or in any  o������   the   miscellaneous   Hollander   ani  German or Irish volunteer corps,  bvt  in   the   old   back-country   Boers,   the  men   who took  part in  the rising i.f  1S81, and who learnt to shoot In tiie {over  days   when   game   was   plentuut   and .must fight so that, the American i.irn-  cartridges  too  expensive   to   be  liqb'J talists may havP a chance to increase  jy   -wasted. [their wealth.���������Oneita, N.Y., Critic.  In onc of the New Orleans court? a  negro waa  called  as  a  witness.  The  can capitalists stayed at home and  waited   for  an   opportunity  ti   invest  their wealth. Now the ."-mc-iean  capitalist goes to Cuba and the wr.rlt-  aian stays at, home. It Is the old game  and over.   Tho American slaves  mons, which was a different thing.  He declined also to receive the members of the club at the door, and  shake  hands  with everybody.remark-  tarn to the old love and ihi regime  under which the country so long enjoyed progress and prosperity.      The  people   have   not   forgotten,   nor will      they forget which party it v.as that ling, "I am not tbe president of the  successfully strove /by a broad ar.d 'United States, who, I believe, spends  generous policv to build up a pros-1 his time very largely in shaking  perous and harmonious Confederition hands."   Pt  is  evident  Sir   Henry  of provinces in this country of ours  and the party that strained every  efTort of a hopelessly desperate opposition to prevent that good work.  not. and never will he,  lar leader.  a great popu-  LORD   ROSEBERY  English politicians are trying to  enliven the dull season which has followed the outbreak of war by a discussion of the position and prospc.-ts  of Lord Rosebery. H. V,*. Massing-  ham, in the Nineteenth Century.made  a desperate effort to read the ex-  premler out of the Liberal party for  good and all, but it does not seem to  have made any difference in the situation. The Liberals still seem lo be  in the uncomfortable position of not  being able to lire "either witn  Lord  Lord Rosebery, when appealed to  on the much agitated question of tha  publication   of   his  speechr.H,   said   he  was  personally  opposed   to   it  "We  should all speak much better if the  reporters were not present," he added  "and I am quite convinced that, when  the reporters have done their cliity  and the papers which they represent  have been filed away and  dusty,  the  The Foreign Troops  The   whole   force   dt   the    laagers  dotted   about  within  a  few  miles  cf , -    - . . .    .       ,���������i.������������������.0  ,,.oa  Sandspruit amounted to between SOOO   r,,lt the  book-  and   the    witness  vvas  ,   -.������ t,t,r. _.. - !,.!������������������  n..,.^,;.,   i sworn, and of course expected  to kiss  sjKi-ThSKK^^ ht,s^__r_i_^_rw"_s  lery,   the   corps   ot   Hollanders,   Ger- I Aln " ycm ^Qlnf~ to Klb!--    Aaf>  and  Irish.       This  is   the   body]  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  TrX*ia,T. GCK.DOW  Rev������lsi_oJ������������  We Have a Good Supply of  Building  o    * Matt-rial  ���������������"> Lumber  CUT Fi.ICES FOR SPOT CASH  O  Call '.ckI 409 in, Wr'cm (i*: ycm  BEVEL570XE SAW MILLS  Do  You.   lUant   a    J-loma' in    This    Giioraing    CHiniriij   eni  ** ^      -  Ti ail cany   CJetatiic   ?  The C. & K. steam Navigation Ooinpaiiy h_vo u >a_ i of ch -in  lighltul property iu Itevelstoke.     Itis chanuingl','   aituatf-d,   lihO.3?   to  to any portion of thu town.    Conic and enquire ������.bout it ni once.    En-iy  terms if necessary. .    '    ' '    ', s  THE PIONEER -LIVERY.-  ���������IKS.VSS,;  Feed aud Salo Stable of tbe Iiardcau and Trout Lalie  Mmg^.  Saddle    and     Pack  always for hit������.   ,  Jli.r-.������'-i  Freighting  and   Teaming  ' .specially.  you going  inquired.     "Sar!"   repeated   th������-   as-  mans  and  irlsn.        t n.s  is   tne   ii.xiy |tonIsbpd ���������K,        ,   tp��������� ,.  of troops that is now advancing_ into !rcpeMed   th���������  judg(;     ..y���������B>  ,ar.   y^  the   frighten.,   end  Natal over Lang's Nek and will de  fenil that position when the British  troops begin their advance. Thc  states artillery detachment consists  of 10 Krupp guns of the latest pattern and some SOO men. The Boors  have taken some trouble with their  artillery since the Jameson rai.i  The artillery are certainly a fine body  sar!"   exclaimed  trembling black man. * The long nrms  of tho son of Ham were thrown  around the judicial neck, an-I before  he could bo prevented he saluted the  judge instead or the book.  Medicine   Jlu   News:       Hlnepmcn  will   be   interested   in   thc   fart   that  of men and certainly fine riders. They 'British Columbia'* market has grown  tkemselves are convinced that tliey |to Fitch propr,;-rn that dealers in  will   do   great    execution    and   very  mutton  aeclsr?   tin re   is   not enough  mutton   produ.-il   in   thc    West     to  much surprise the British. But the  older Boers look upon artillery as a  dangerous innovation which may  seriously   hamper     the     freedom   of  supply the deir.rt.-., and it is necea-  pa.ry to Imp t r tlie 'frozen stutl  from Australia,    "his year the Koot-  thoir movements. There was grum- .enay nnd British Columbia markets  bling even in Pretoria camp when j took all our n i lion -sheep at good  speeches" that "repose in them "ought _U was lieanl that in the event of,a |firices. The dc-.ai.d for mutton Is on  never to reappear." To republi..a- j pitched battle the I'retorla comman-.the increase and ahoepinrn can look  tion he  has always offered  n stanch i do  would   be   required   1_   ���������������-������   "--  to   assist  the 1 forward  to a good season  next year.  and strenuous objection. Lord l:r..-e-  bery is always witty and original,  but he pays the penalty of these excellencies in the tact that dull people rdo not know when they are Jo  take him seriously.  I artillery. riesides the Krupp field j Wo cannot Iniaci- a that fror.cn mm  'pieces there are two large Croius.it Ition will to any extent displace the  siege guns, whicli by dint of great Idemand ror th ��������� Irish article, and is,  efforts fne artillery had succeeded in 'no doubt, only nidi in Uie absence of  getting dragged up to the lop of ja large cnoi;g>_ supply of _ home  Mount    I'ogwenl,     opposite   Majuba,  grown  mutton. *>  '$%$$$&  tTndertakia;-; and Embalmins-;  P. Howson & Co,,  'I.V'KKNZIB   AVIt.  I'fst.tll ne.ilcrfl in Fundi.ii  .  Dailv Singe leaves'Thomson's  l/inding every morning at 7 o'clocl.  for Trout Lake City,    l-'or particulars write  '��������� CKAfO & HILLMAN, Thomson'sLanminu  t&^Zp.'tTZrCr-Z.iff^y-ySeitt  (ii! Send for a Coay of thn Third Annual Edition  fij *         OF   ������      PETTIPIECE'S  Dn  ���������riV  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer  and Drayman  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest  notlo*.      Contracts  for lohblne takon.  ./Complete and RsifatrC-  All About Revelstoke  iS   The Cal,:tray lo tht: Wonderfully Jtich Xivt'Tai f'.iaii-ict of NortSi  tj Koolrnay and Canoe Hirer.    The Sv.r--:ly FoiitJ for tha  "Ji li'n) Itfi'.d. Tr.ml !.tt/:i: Lar.'lrait. ^"-i, at tract, Al-  t'<, ~          lierl Ctinynn. Jordan JJaftn awl Kayle Pa.tx  V hi:,triclf.  HiiNUirAa Men and liwsi-  ���������s ii".sv //oii'jes.   Thc name, Orcw-  . jiatioii uii'l Residence of                       <  ' Krcry Mala Rexldcnt          <-                         ������  5- 'm    the    City^  Si  "v  _w  i  Fiicc,  50 Cents-  Aiji>hi>. :  e.  K  P. PETTIPIECE,  Revelstoke, D. C.  &i^ry������^w^L^y&3-/y>,5^?^i������^CT wr^v-.^vS^S/^^j^j^..^^*^ ZreS**Zr.v^>/7. ^  sn f.k  KrarfxmauXt&tB  uiy___(_ij������'/iin_ i _ imatnk  j     ' 11"'" f" '  _____  Mini  iBd__________if-������__________-__(_______i  I?  FASHION'S FANCIES  At uo time of the year is afternoon  tea more appreciated than just now;  even members of the sterner sex do  not scorn "the cup that cheers" on  these cool autumn days, when the  sight of a ruddy flre, cozy hangings,  and the dainty teapot and its satellite  presents a pictuie that appeals not an  vain to the wanderer who may hav."  been "lighting the elements" at  greater length than he would desire.  _>ut tlio spirit of the afternoon" reception emanates from the presiding genius���������the mistress of the house, wno  should look well to it that she is  suitably clad in bright garments that  will fit into her surroundings wilh adaptive beauty. Many a time has the  tea gown been extolled, and that  worthily, but never can its remarkably happy qualities be more evident  than at this season, when art must  supplement nature in supplying something cheery and attractive for the  human eye to rest upon. This  thought was very forcibly impressed  upon me tho other day when I went  into the pretty drawing room of a woll  known and beautiful woman, who was  garbed in ono ot the loveliest creations possible. Whilst being loose  and neglige in its graceful draperies,  it yet had an indefinable air of smartness and dignity. All the exquisite  aids and shades aro employed for those  gowns iu soft, silky fabrics that have  little resisting power about thorn, but  allow.themselves to be molded under  the deft lingers of them odistc.  The beautiful tea gown of which I  havo just mado mention was of tor-  quolse bluo satin-faced cloth. From  tho shoulders it hung in straight folds  en princesse to within somo.10 inches  of the ground, when it suddenly burst  forth into a gored flounce that was  continued up the front, where the  gown opened. This flounce was headed  by a broad strip of ermine which also  formed the equaro lapels that turnetl  back from a vest of tucked white  chiffon. Many quaint designs are  bishop style, being gathered into the  wrist under a band of ermine, from  whence fell a soft niching of white  chiffon. aMny quaint designs . are  being revived for tea gowns, such as  Empire short waists and Japanese  wraps. Of the first kind was one of  palest coral nun's veiling, made to  hang loosely 'from the high waist,  ���������which was marked by a belt of thick  white cord. The neck was ever so  slightly left hare by the broad turndown collar ' of white quilted satin  edged with swan's down, whilst the  skirt was looped up on either side to  reveal an underskirt of the quilted  satin. Tho sleeves were of the wide  boll-shape, lined with satin, whilst  inner Eleeves.of white mousselin covered .the arms to the wrist. Many cf  the beautifully patterned brocades  answer the purpose ot the Japanese  gown admirably. Its style is too  well known to, need description, but  the combination of colors, which  should appear in chiffon ruffles at  throat and wrists, may be commented  upon. . A particularly Eastern effect-  was gained by the mixture ot leaf-  green,"heliotrope, blue and poppy-red.  These were not always '. merely laid  against one- another,- but frequently  the one /would be    laid    inside    the  - other, thus giving a mystic" coloring  that was delicious. ' For the woman  who is happily conscious that her  head is well set upon her shoulders  ns regards'symmetry as well as in the  more practical sense, may indulge in  having her tea gown**" made with p,  small   square.     decoletage���������small .. 'it  'must be. but sufficient to show the  curved roundness'of the base.of, the  thTiat. One such gown wa.~ of old-*  cold .Pompn sjitin. the sonai-p beinc  outlined with b������autlfiil oom gnipuro  insertion, from theneo s^o'o-like end"  o'f the Ince descenrt'nar on either side  bark and front. These ends .sn^eno  in size as they neared the hem ot.the  ���������own, so that they were no mean decoration; but'they were here and there  neld in position by a siu.u-c cuou oi  black iiii Don velvet. Very loose ami  wide were the sleeves of mis toileuc,  reaching only to just beiow the elbow,  where they were turned back with the  lace insertion. The Watteau pleat  is the favorite form for the back ot  * these gowns to take, as they are generally more- graceful when on the  figure than the close fitting draperies  .���������which are the only alternative.  and very naturaly start operations  with blouses. For indoor wear there  woultl be the longer and more modish  skirt, surmounted by a blouse ot  beaver colored silk. My inventive  genius pictures one much and closely  tucked, set round the front, and round  a little decolletage at the throat, into  a narrow stitched band of,the cloth,  closing with little torquoise links. Or  perhaps a thin, slim figure would  select preferably a wide collar of tucked muslin and lace to this severe  bliild thought the latter has a partlcu-  ular cachet regarded from the fashionable standpoint.  Then how eminently we'd vvith this  beaver-brown skin wouiu a pai-  mauve and white striped blouse accord, l saw just the very thing tne  other uay in green and white. li  was very sweet, the tucking being so  ingeniously contrived as to similate a  varied width of stripe. It was finished at the throat by a very high,  closely-titling collar ot lace, hemmed  and strapped with the silk and shaped  up inlo points at either side; and the  fronts had that long, flat, blouse  euect, which is so thoroughly French  and of tho hour. I know not how  else to exactly describe this particular  appearance. Those who have seen it  and like myself, emulate it on every  possible occasion, will know what I  mean. It is, I am inclined to think,  largely a question of corsets, tho  Running whereof is ably seconded by  the clever conturlcro. Anyway, lhe  result makes ot the brouse a garment  ot infinite grace and style, one calculated to impart to any skirt',' plain or  otherwise, an air ot distinctive and  dressy quality.   "~r  Well, so much for blouses. Then, if  it so fall to our happy lot! to be able  to indulge in one of them many  pretty boleros that abound of Persian  lamb���������this tittle, I find, embodies  many qualities���������thero is no more  pleasing contrast than a well built  skirt of this same beaver cloth;  though for that matter I would willingly undertake to plan out a similar economical policy in any one of  the prevailing colors. And I am  further prepared to promise any woman, who is .not, of course, too extravagantly social,' that ascheme such  as I have propounded, with a well and  tastefully made tailor suit for its leading note, will see her through the  three next and worst months of the  year.  s  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670  !___���������__���������_���������  <^A&n  F  ERGUSOH  53  Naturally much more remains to be  said on the score of millinery.-gloves  and details generally, for . on these  rests the honor of bringins; such  schemes to a final successful pinnacle���������  a pinnacle, moreover, tbat never fails  to be pronounced hy the discrimina"-  tive as of the most worthy and desirable order: infinitely more so tliat  when a similar sum has been stretched  thinly over a wltler and more,ambitions area. ' The really well dressed woman 1������~ invariablv an intelligent  heing, differing widely from the flightv  butterfly who buys not wise'v and  olwavs foo well, no,matter whether  sho possesses two hundred nnd fiftv.  nr twenty-five hundred a year as pin  money. - * -  i'ho quesui.ii i������_ i__iru.Yajj_iio_ ���������������������������--  economy in druss arc so reluiive ���������.-"-  .. it, uaeiiy iuii.~jh-.ii~i- tj iiitiiii.pi to  generalize on eiiu~. tno Ouo or tu������  otner, out ot one inmg 1 have become  convinced; it is lhat tue way to maiw  a good apperance on a moderate la-  .. come is to pursue a plan ot systematic  ' coloring. T.'Eopef'fife^foHdwiiig^wlii  help out many of my readers who find  themselves at this time of *the   year  .with a not altogeher satisfactory collection fo gowns, etc., and little money-  left., to ��������� rectify mistakes. ln future  let it be-definitely-decided, 'ere each  -" season's, clothes are considered," what  color,shall' be the leadins note and  .���������work from that. Thougtt this does not  me an for a minute wholesale and ab-  ' solute adherence to the one tone.  Rather must that be regarded in the  light of a foundation, and. most-dis-  tinctly will it assume the character of  a check ��������� on inclinations apt to run  riot in'the matter of many and bright  'tints. Under its curbing influence  ..ue casual" purchase becomes an ��������� unknown quantity, every outlay, to the  smallest detail, has. a raison d'etre,  with the result that all the variations,  when they come eventually to be  worked out, have a well finished, or,  to say, rounded off appearance.  The Southeastern railway track is  now at a, point 07, miles from St.  Boniface,'*a distance from the Boundary ot 10 miles. ' From "the end ot*  the track .the distance to Warroad  river in Minnesota is about 16 miles.  Track laying will be continued " and  completed'to the'latter point' before  thc middle "of'December.!.  The Northern Pacific extensions in'  Manitoba will be completed about  December -1, when" the. regular, train  service will ��������� be started. The new  work includes a, short branch -north  from Portage la Prairie, and an extension 'of tho Winnipeg and Portage  branch about 20 miles westward from  tho latter place. - " * -. .. .  The Canada Northern or Dauphin  ���������,-ailroad has been extended to a point  on Birch river in township 39, range  iC west, being a distance'of 50 miles  for this section's construction. Track-  laying is still proceeding and about 10  or 15 miles more will.be covered this  fall. On tho Gilbert Plains branch  aiiout 25 miles of line has been graded  and 15 miles of Iron will be laid th.s  season. -        -    , -  H. D.Lumsden, consulting engineer  of the Canaaiau i'acitic railway .wouts  now going on on the various exten-,  sions of fhe line, states that very satisfactory progress is being made. On  the "Waskaua extension eight miles ot  rail .has been laid,. Goodlands station  having been reached. - ,On the Pipe-  stone branch three, miles of _track_ has  Grading'  We have just impacted the nicest  ussoitnient of tlie alvivo goods ever  brougliL to Calgary, and Wr i..vite  you to in^pecl, ou~- iiiiienilicent ftock  l.et'oie tin' prettiest jiii'Ces aie sold.  Wo shnll lie! plv.-taed to show you  Hi esc goods whether you wish to  [imchase or nut, ui.il vve know you  iii'l be pl> a"ii d when you see theni.  This iniport.it.ion consi. ts of  Dinner Sets,  Tea Sets,  Berry Sets,  Fndding Sets  Toilet Sets'.  Wine Sets,  Cut Tumblers,    "  Plain Ti mhlers  Library Lamps,  Parlor^Lamps,  Banquet Lamps,  Glass Lamps,  Night Lamps  Fancy China and Glassware   in   all   Shapes  and Colors.  ii.  1'S  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is the leading newspaper of  the great mining districts of  "West Kootenay. It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  i* authentic, reliable and read  able articles from unqHestion-  able information. It onjoys  a large circulation and is consequently unequalled as an  advertising medium in the  field In which It is published.  Subscription $2.00 Per Hnnilra  $1,25 Por Six Month., .-  StriBtlu in MvanGp.  ":  It takes a foremost place in  the race for prominence and  popularity with ' business  houses and as a consequence  does more business with  "those requring printed stati-  onery and office supplies than  any other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British Columbia. The class of work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing of tho  kind executed in the large  cities by much larger print-  eries.  ablv cost, and while. the ..C.P.R. said  it would be $350," the Great " Northwestern figured it at. $-100 per mile.  I consider therefore' that the government line has been built at an. ox-  cecdingly low rate.' ,,  ,"  , Tlle superintendent says they reached Dawson on the evening of the 28th  of September, and that he was, considered .a benefactor, so much1 so. that  he was given a benefit. ��������� The .first  evening the lino was opened the r6--  ceipts at Dawson were 5*00. ,. '���������? -  ' No horses were employed, the out-  fitbeing carried in scows or", floated  along the river! At the entry' of the  Big Salmon the Yukon had to; be  crossed, a distance of 900 feet, and  as the current was too strong to lay  a cable, the wire was strung a height  of GO feet above tlie water.  He also explained that alongside  of each ot the 13 stations a small  houoe w-as built for- ' the operator  and a man to repair the line,.so it  will be-seen that there will two men  at'each post. Sheds were also erect-,  ed with wooden bedsteads for the"ac7  commodation oi gold seekers who  might be found en route for the Klondike. In each . house Mr. " Charleston says there is an ample supply of  provisions to last the two men nine  months, so he thinks things will go  along swimmingly.  Fortunately, as things go ut present,  wo are parmittecl    an unsualy    wide  license iu contrasts, harmonies hitherto unheal- of, nevertheless" of excellent  effect, lending to us most amiable aid  towards this cconohfical end.      Who,  a few years back, would hava dreamed  of the daiiing mauve dress  and red  hat, or of a navy blue costume contrasted, with emerald green or parina,  while the very suggestion of > purple  and palo green    carried    a    shudder  along with it.      Nor is this   in   the  least degree "surprising, seeing the extremely limited choice of shades that  ��������� existed in those times.     But tho point  I am trying to impress is the great  and successful  wisdom ot possessing  one good gown rather   than   two of  average   quality.       Beaver   heing   a  neutral tint much    smiled   upon   by  . fashion just now, -we will, for thn sake  ot adorning the tale to some practical  purpose, take that in a fine face cloth,  fashioning it ln our Imagination into  coat and skirt form of elegant persuasion, adding for its further completion  a second skirl, short and of serviceable build.      This  second   skirt will  save the first one, and when both have  served  their  purpose  will, combined,  lend thmesolves  ftierhans after being  dyed) to next year's style.  BojnK so supplied wo can now bceln  to work out variations on th'is theme,  been laid , froin Antler  work is also progresing with the favorable weather. , On the line from  McGregor," 21 miles have, been graded.  A construction gang is now at work  on Lac du"^Bonnet line,-three* and a  half miles oow being graded. Thc  Snowflake line is in running order.  It now seems to be definitely settled  that the C. P. R.-will extend the Columbia, and Western line beyond Midway to-the Similkameen next summer.  Chief Engineer Tyo recently drove  over the proposed route. As a' result  Oscar Eglund, one of his assistants,  and a stall of 20 men have -just <been  despatched to the Similkameen, locating tho line. It was.the original Intention to build a road to Penticton  and thence to Hope on tbe main line,,  but owing to the sudden drop required  tb get down to Okanogan Lake this  route has been abandoned. After  leaving Rock Creek, west of Midway,  the road as now virtually decided on,  will run to Keremoos and Princeton,  through the Similkameen Valley,  thence to Spence's Bridge, not following the old route to Hope. By the  new survey, it is claimed, that satisfactory grades can be obtained. ' It  is to establish the grades that Mr. Eglund is now in the field with instructions to complete the work as soon1 as  possible, and the first contract, it Is  understood, will he for 150 miles of  grading.  J. B. Charleston, who superintended,  the construction of 740 miles of telegraph line from Bennett to Dawson  City, gives some interesting data as  to (the .cost of the , system. J The  offices at Cariboo Crossing.. Bennett,  Tagish, White Horse Canyon, Lako  Lebarge, Thirty Mile River. Hoota-  linqua, Flvo Fingers, Selkirk. Pent-  less, Selwin, Ogilvie, Big Salmon and  Dawson. The line he says cost $137,-  000, and this included some extras  in .the way of clearing obstructions  froin the Yukon river, and also works  ���������at certain places to Increase the  height of the water level. ' With theee  extras included, Mr. Charleston says  that the entire system cost $1S0 per  mile.  "Before proceeding with the work.'  added Mr. Charleston. "Mr. Tarte  asked the C.F.R. and the Great  Northwestern Telegraph companies  what such an enterprise would. prob-  Some further results of the inquiry  of the."Committee of Fifty'' into the  liquor problem are given in a work  WTitten by Mr. John Koren. Tho,  maitter . is. dealt .with   ^statistically^  Job Printing; Department  Is equipped ' with the latest ���������'.  faces iri type'designs and all  - work entrusted to Tho'Herald  is ; handled' by exprienced  _, workmen who thoroughly understand the proper use of the  material'   at   their    disposal.  The Herald does not claim to  be the only printing house in'  the" district but it does claim  to be '  TlioroJglilii Up-To-DatB In  Eueru PartioUlar   .  IHE ROSSLAND Of THE LAKDEMi  liardeau  Ferguson  Is the richest  mining district in Btm������ ti  Columbia  Is right    in , the  rchest mines  heart    of   Lardeau'������  Now is tde Time to Invest, in Ferguson> Real hit.  And Here are the Reasons Why  You  Should Get in cn  tht  Ground Floor of this Rising Mining Camp  rjrst  is in the heart cf lhe mini's and au  situated that it will always be the  outfitting point for all the big shipf ern.  A glance at a map of the district will  convince the most skeptical of this  fact.  Second  Thi   miners  and   mine   owners   will  n i _ e il tii luudquartersat Ferguson.  -  Third  Next year Ferguson will have two  railways, namely the Lardo Duncan  and the C.P.R. Both lines have been  surveyed i ato the iowd, and the Lardo"  Duncan are right now clearing * tho  land for their new load anJ woik- -  shops, sideways ete.  Fourt  The Silver Cup)   SnnJ.ine,   Netiiu-!.,  Towi-er,   True     Fissnip,   Bad. Shot  Btoa   v i������ v, Old S inoma', Silver Queen'  6?ilv i-Y- Belt Tho   liom  Ledge   Group '-  .   Big'. Fivrf      Warner,    Abbott,    Holy  Rlo'si8 Empire aui other well-known,  pioperties aro   tributory   to   F .rguson  aud aie itli within a raoius of 10 miles -  - '-SB*!  of the townaiie.  /  Hoxjj.   is   We   Golden    Opportuoit  -v��������� * ' 1 *      - (*,  Isext summer may bo too late to get mat     .,    -  around floor prices.   Advice���������Act prompt- -  i.-j  iy.  :'j������i.:__t__ i  And in a. position to give as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space in its publication or  for job 'printing,  as   can  be  and the conclusions' must be accepted with caution; for while it may be  an exaggeration to say that figures  lie. it is' certainly true that they present only one side or phase of the  truth. Poverty among those who  come under the notice of the charity  organization societies can be traced  to liquor in some 25 per cent of tho  cases. In almshouses the percentage  is 37. The investigation covered  13,-100'convicts, and in half the cases  intemperance was the cause of one  half of tho crime. It was a leading  causo in 31 p*er cent and a sole cause  in 16 per cent of the cases. The value"  of the liquor produced annually is  $300,000,000, the capital employed in  the business is almost $1,000,000,000,  the revenue collected from it nearly  $200,000,000 and the number ot persons deriving their support directly  from it no less than.1.800,000. These  figures refer to the United  States.  It has often  been said  that while  drink is undoubtedly a cause of poverty, poverty is also a cause of drink,  a glass of liquorbeing apparently and  for the time being a cheap method of  dulling  misery, though   in   the   end  it  proves most expensive.-  So while  drink is one, cause of insanity,   and  aggravates tendency to insanity.some  inherited weakness of mind may drive  the pauper to" drink for relief.   In.all  these  cases  intemperance  aggravates  ihe evil  for-which  it gives  temporary relief.   The case is like that of  a man living beyond his means and  borrowing money at a high rate "tif  interest.   He  is  travelling down hill  at a certainly    accelerating    rate of  speed.   The opinion is expressed that  in the United States the. evil is  decreasing, and the same is true of this  country-   One  cause  of  this   is   perfect sobriety necessitated by the complicated nature of modern industries,  consisting  of a number of processes  which  must  be  performed  with  the  utmost  exactness    and    promptness.  The great body of railway employees  may bo given as examples.    In modern  war,   too,   while  courage    never  goes out of fashion, courage alone is  not enough, and there are appliances  to be managed  with  the  most businesslike exactness.   It is  found  that  the  apparent  stimulus  given   by   intoxicants  is of a very  illusory kind.  It may  increase the  d!i~p_>sition    but  it  does  increase  the power to flgbt.  I  given 5y~any other~house ot"  the kind in .British Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. - -All work  turned out promptly and ..satisfactorily. One price to all.  'No job can be too large or  too small for The' Herald's  'V consideratlorif^'Special-atten--  tion given   to orders by mail.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS: Wednesdays and Saturdays  Ferguson ...  18 absolutely  without a rival iu thp Lar- '"  dean District,  Lots Are Selling Fast���������  Spokane, CapiiaTiotf. are rfKobi'io after F������r-  gusou propeity and espt-ct to pull out with  a handsome return, as experienced by ttiem  in the iaily days of Kossland.  Why Not You .  ���������' Lots selling now at from SloO.to S250���������r. '  Choice Corners.  Al'  information can be procured   on  njplicatiou      ��������� '  R BUKER, Local Agent,  - . FERGUSON TOWNSXTJB-  ^_#.^f_^^^.f<iif������if_.f_i?y^  In this age as in every respect, it gives  expectations which it is unable to  fulfil. As the rush and hurry ot  modorn' life increases it seems likely  that habits of drinking to*excess will  be driven out by Bheer necessity. A  stolid.lelsure-loving people may drink  heavily with no result but stupidity;  but high pressure, nervous strain  and excessive drlnkng combined  wou'.d develop a race of madmen.   , o   The population of England has  doubled since Qneen Victoria ascended  the throne; but thenumber of drinking places has increased four-fold.  The state of Maine has been under  a prohibitory law for the past 37  years. I believe the state is far  richer and far better for it.���������Jams G.  Blaine.       ,  T, L, Haig  Notary-Public,  Sole Agent for  Revelstoke  Townsite  Mi tlin ?, Firo'nnd      '  JLifo Insurance. ���������  Oflico. Oppi site C.P.R. De'po'.  ���������'I  _w  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto  Capitol Authorized $2,530,^0.00  Oipitnl Paid Up     $'i,3l,-34.U0  1_.t     ���������    -     -v  Sl,5t'2������72C0  DIRECTORS:     "  H.  S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Merritt.Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherine*  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, Revelstoka.  Ontario: ,  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingersoll,  Ustowel, Niagara Tails, 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 Revelgtokg Branch.  and Soo Line.  DIRECT ROUTE  East  and   West  First-cIarB sleepers on all trains. Toutv  i.t cart, pags Kevelstoke daily for Sr>  Paul;   Tuesdays   and  Saturdays  fur  '"* Toronto; Thursdays for Montreal  and Boston. .  ���������Kail  ".Km..,  ">:3"i arrive  DAILY TRAINS  ..1 cave���������Kc veUtoke���������arrive.  V.V  K-.  To and from Kootenay Point*   leave���������Revelstoko���������arrivo...  .n-J ���������  <���������    ** ���������  -    *l  Tickets issued and Baggage Check il  Through to Destination.  Cheap Rates to the Old Country-  Got full particular* apply** tn tini<*������  rate*, and f*~r copies of C.P. R. publications, add. e>s nearett local agent i.r  T. W. RRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstoke.  W, F. AxdkR8<������v. Travelling  Passen  ger Agent, Ni-lson.  E. J. OoV[.K. District Passenger. Ager.t  l        A"._nc������i.i������v������'V. Music Folios  ol all kinds,���������Initruction Hooks for  Piano, Haujo, Guitar, Mandolin anil  Organ.  A largo assortment ol songs and  sheet music  .' II ilit' Intent songs kept on hand.  II nol in aluck  villi procure at once.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  -Mail  orders   immediately  attended   to.  CHAS. P.. McDOXALD, Manager.  McKEXZIK   AVE..   KEVELSTOKfc.   STATION.  "m LBADIM STORE"  LOCAL AMD  GENERAL   HEWS  First sleigh bulls on Tuesday.  I. T. Brewster left on  Monday for  Toronto.  D, 'Ferguson returned from the  coast on MoDdny.  E. A. Crockett, of Craigelhichie, was  in town on Monday.  Work beiian on the Douglas street  railway crossing ou Monday.  Work has Odiiiuienced on the instul-  l.ition nf tin' fire alarm system.  Rev. Dr. Patrol wunt up to Illecille-  tv.iet on Tui'i-lay on a pastoral visit.  Alii. T. J. Grahaiii will be candidate  /or rc-i'luctioii us alderman in Vi ard 2.  Pcri'V U-nke arrived from the coast  on Satin-day lo  spend  h  few  days  m  tllVVIl.  ; ���������  The Stodnrd vs. Prentice election  petition ruse cinucs n|i at Victoria on  Dec  14th.  ��������� Be.ntiftil phot" frames all the  bitc-t.-tyli'S and "���������hiipes ran  be seen at  MR. COURSIER AND  THE CASH BAZAAR  the Canada Ding fc Bonk Co  F T. Alicv left Trout Lake City on  Siuurday hist for Greenwood, where  he will spend lhe winter.  ��������� Remember from Dec. 10th to the  21st. C. W.Corrignn, D.D.S., will be at  his ollice in Revelstoke.  Thos. Richardson, the well known  proprietor of the .Maple Leaf hotel,  lllecillevviiet. is very sick again.  ���������Christinas Cards and Souvenir  Cards of Revelsloke. All lhe latest at  the Ciinadii'Drug & Book Co.  The Topic states that the Black Bear  group in the Fish river camp has been  purchased hy eastern capitalists.  At a meeting of the Conservatives  held in Vancouver lust week. Charles.  Wilsun, Q, C, vvas elected lender.  ���������Compound Svrnp >>f White Pine  T.u* one of the verv best cough cures  mnde nt the Canada Drug & Book Co.  ���������Read "The Light of tbe World.'  Discard dime novels and vend something worth reading. Five hundred  illustiations.  ���������Ladies, vour attention is called to  the display of Christinas fancy goods,  tov_. etc.. at JN1. K. Lawson's McKenzie avenue.  There was verv little snovv lust week  m the Big Bend Trail, about 0 inches  any vvheie. and at Carnes Creek tliere is  not, more than t.vvo.  Mnvor McCm-tv told the Hekald  on Monday that he would be a candidate for re-election if the people wanted  hiin to coiue out.  The Manitoba provincial elections  take place to-morrow. The Herald  will announce the lesult in its usual  bulletin, as soon as known.  An immense body of pyrrhotite'. 25  feet of solid ore. so the Topic says, has  been uncovered on the Copper Chief,,  three miles from Tront Lake City.  ���������D.inciiiE- Academy. Prof. G. G.  Gordon teiu-her of i-lep, stage and ball  vooni dancing, six of a class. Half tee  for a Switch concert. Apply at the  Opera House,  Messrs. Upper, Skene, Mc-Uae and  Barber spent a tew days among the  ducks at Salmon Arm and returned  yesterdav morning. Ducks and geese  "were plentiful and sport, good.  The government are putting a square  picket "fence round the pulilic school  tfiiniiids, which vviil be a great improvement on tbe old eyesore. \V. A.  Neltie is in charge of the work.  J. D. Sibbald has two cars Crow'*.  Not coal now on tbe way, and suggests that those wanting coal put jn  their orders at onee, for in future 25c.  extra will be charged per ton on all  coal warehoused.  This morning's traiii from the coast  * hi ought inn party of CO business men  froin"Victoria aiid Vancouver, win.  are taking n trip through Kootenay  and tlle Boundary country at lhe  invitation of the 0. P. R.  As Miss Steele is novv led to understand that lhe Church of England-jin  ReveKtoke does not approve of raffles.  ~ihTrproceeds-frnurlier-aiii-liiiirii-ill-iiiit-  1." ifiv^-n for this object. The raffle  will take place at Christmas.  T. Skinner   is   inlro.l. icing   to of he  i otice of the reading pul lie the lateht of  Ian Maclaren's famous  winks entitled,  ,, '��������� j. ne tagfii ylllie. World."   Mr. Skin  net- has secured the sole agency  in  B.  C. for this magnificent volume!  u  The attendance at the Methodist  Sunday school la_t Sunday was over  &). Tbe management of "(he school  hive decided to bold their Xmas entertainment on Friday the 22nd. iiibt.  The.'i-hildri-ii have in preparation a  veiy line inntaui. u  R. Jarvis. chief of the Nelson city  p. lice, arrived in town la.,i night, t'o  in~t������l ui-' intended la-idcMi-- Allpaiigh  ��������� if Led ut-, Alt.i., who will be in on ln-  niltlll's train, ivheii Dr. Paget vvill tie  the knot for the happy couple. The  Hcrai.ii extend- i niiKiitliilniiiin..  R. Bl.ickmoi-e. who ha.- been at work  on the limiti-.i���������iiii; for lbe p.i-t week,  found on Mninlny Guy H.iil.e.'-, bicv'i le  vvhicll V-!i<,i-t.o]i.ii fi-.nii the iloi.r oftlle  Melhiidi.l chiiii-h Inii, summer, lying  in ten feet ol ������.-iter iu tbe river. The  spokes of tin* wheel vvi re all broken.  ���������Tbe Canada Drug A: Book Co. aie  again in tlie lead llii.-, year u ith a  beautiful ii-eni tnipiit o'f Cliii-tniH.-  presents. A large stock of toys, fancy  ,.ni������Us. ilol.s. etc., lugetber with, a  complete -election of Albums, photo  Irani*���������. elc. Call nnd -ee lliein befoie  P'lrcb.ii'.ng your Chiistm.-i" pre-ents.  ._  The din .-tin-v. of Uu* Reveliloke Rink  Co. n.et.' on Munibiy afternoon and  ,-ivvaideil lln* liiiii<lini_r i (intr.irl Lo J.  Kern-igbiin an.l teaming coi.trait to  W. Fleming. The r.itnpli-tt- building  will lake 500.000 feet of luirili*-!- anil  when completed vvill be the fom tli  la:-gest rink in Canada. Shales are  selling rapidly and it is evident that  Revelstoke people look for a bright  future in winter spoils.  A pleasant surprise pai Ly was given  Monday night "at the l esidi'nce of Mif*.  Barbara Clark,Douglas St., in imimrt-f  lier IKril. birlliday. Music ieritatioin  i_Uincing.and games writ; indulged in,  after which an elegant lunib iva-. served. Thn������e piesent were. Mis. Clark.  W. M. Brown. W. B. Pool. 1). Ferguson. Mr. & Mrs. Guerin. Mi-������- A. Brown,  Miss K. Maclean, At thin-Evans. Miss  K. Allen, H.u old Guerin, Miss J on oh,  Ted GueiiD. and Miss M. Brown.  Personally _the Hkiiald hns nothing  against Mr. Coursier. Politically it does  not matter to the Heuai.d tvvo straws  whether he retains his job  or not.   If  lie were to lose it tomorrow the only  result   would   be that another  member of the Kellie gang, equally   incompetent.-md unlit  for  tlie  place, would  bo appointed.    At, the same  time  Mr.  Comsier bus by no   means  been   such  a startling success as gold commissioner lhat as a matter of public, duly  the  Hun A i.i) can consider itself warranted  in any longer overlooking the  serious-  results to  the   public   service,   which  follow from his  persistent connection  with private business runei'i'ii . in   this  town.     The   UkraiJ)    charges    Mr.  Coursier with being the  person  now  trailing in tliis place  under  llie   name  of the Cash Bazaar and wilh now being  still a member of the firm  doing   business as Morris & Steed.    And vve warn  Mr. Coursier  that  unless  within   the  next three months be gives  through  the columns of  the Hhhai.D satisfactory assurances  that  his   connection,  direct or indirect, vvith these  business  concerns has  absolutely  and  entirely  tensed, the Hisk.m.d will be compelled  to push the matter in such a  way as  vvill leave  the  government  no  choice  but to demand   his resignation  from  the position of gold commissioner. And  in so doing  the   Hekald   is   dealing  with Mr. Coursier simply as  a -matter  of public duty.    Considering  the circumstances   of   liis   appointment the  Hekald has given  Mr. Coursier a fair  show to prove himself.   He has had  every chance to illustrate  as  a  public  official the principles of honest government, of which   be  was  such   a  loudmouthed   supporter   before   the    last  provincial  election.      He     lias    most  signally failed  to   do  so,   so  signally  Hint,   though   with   great  reluctance  the Hekald feels compelled to expose  him,   feeling  confident   at    lhe same  time that it hns  dealt and   is  dealing  with him with fm- more leniency anil  consideration than he and  liis friends  would have dealt vvith  a  similar  case  among their political opponents.  LOST.  On Weilncsdav morniiiK, between tlie C.P.U  Hotel and Bourne!" rus.' store, a gold brooch 111  tlio hluipc ol a four-leaved clover, set with  puarlt. and a diamond in the centre. Anybody  returning the same nt tlio C. 1'. 11. Hotel vtill  be suitably rewarded. tf.  FOR SALE.   ���������  A house containing 3 bed rooms, hall, par-  hitting   room, dining  ; room, kituhen, and  woodshed.   Lot SOxlUO.   Oood garden.  fliOO down, balance in monthly payments.  F. B-KKR.  WANTED.  Clood General Servant at once. Wngcs $18  per monlli to competent person. A. 11. H_iiai.i>  Olllee.  CARPENTERS WANTED  Carpenters or Handy Laborers who ran work  at singing-   Apply to .1. KKltSAGHA"-*.  When yon reach Ferguson, B.C.,  Stop at the ..^rg.  Hotel Lardeau  J. Laugh-ton, 1'roprietor.  Best ?2.00 a day house in the Lardeau. Best  of culslno service.���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquors and cigars.���������Headquarters for miners and mining men.���������Well  lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnished  MISS STEELE.  Teacher of Musie, Drawing, and Painting In  oil and water.color. French, Latin, Mathematics.  Music SO conts per lesson of one hour.  Pupils allowed daily practice on piano free  of charge.  RAINBOW TEA  and CONCERT...  Given by tho Ladies of St. Peter's ChurQli, in*  Tapping's Theatre,  THURSDAY. DEC. 7th, 1899.*  Tea from "i to V p. m.  Tickets, 50c.        - -        Children, 23c  NOTE AND COMMENT  It b.as been suggested to the Hekald  that the meat oil which our Atkins  feeds. Hint he has grown so great, is  probably Koolenay Kow beef. '  Pay! Pay! Pay! what's the. matter  with Kevelstoke.? Is it going to be  the only place ol" importance in B. C.  without a Patriotic Fund Concert.  There is plenty of good talent in the  rifle company. They should be the  ones to lake this thing up.  Draying" and Express  :      Having  bought  out  D.   Henderson's  :       dravinp and  express business,  I   am  :       prepared lo do all kinds of work in my  :      line upon shortest notice.  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  ~ F. W. McGregor.  WE  ARE  VERY  BUSY-  OPENING  UP  OUR  CHRISTMAS  GOODS  WATCH  FOR  OUR  CHRISTMAS  'AD  NEXT  ISSUE.  M. K. Lawson.  4"l"t"t"l"t jr-fr-fr ���������i__"t"l"l"l"t"t"l"l"M"l"l"t"t"H'  C. J. Aman  Stationer  and  Tobacconist  ^^^^^^^^T*^^T*'l'v^>fM������''^'T'tf'tl''������'*Y*i^'?;,tl',f*  JAttES GILL & CO.,  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie Avenue.  Awkwardness  is more in appearance. Nine  times out of ten it is the Clothes  a man wears. No man ever cut  a swell in a liand-me-dovvn suit  Red Hose Degree meets second aiu. fourth  Fridavs of each month; White Roso Dogrou  mcctH tlrst Friday of each mon th.tn Oddfellow**  Hall,   Visiting brethren welcome.  II. VAKNES, T. 35. L. TAYLOR,  Secretary. President.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .tegular meetings are held ln tho**  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at S p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  "������ XV. G. BIRNEV, W. If.  Court   Mt. Beghie  T. 0. F��������� No. &tfi.-  Meets In tho Oildfet'-  Iokb'Hall.on the second,  and four lh Mondays of  each month. Visiting1  bretllrcn Invited to attend.  K.D.J.O. Johnson, Soo.  ..      1    11 f  t  B.R. CAMPBELL, C.lt.  Jas. J. Woodrow  ���������RUTOHER  Trade and Labor Assembly.  Meets   first mnl5 ifilrd   Mondays   In   evory  month nt Labor Hall, Tapping's Tncatro.  Executive Committee.���������President, Sam Need-1  am; P. StamperWterordingSscretary; Oscar'  Strauss, yice-1'rcMdent;  T. J. Graham, Trcas--  nrer; John Samson, Secretary.  ;..,������������������;���������..   ���������������l,i,   .,   ���������.h;,,,. ;f ���������������������������      Executive tioinniiiice.���������i-resiueni,_am r-eed-*  -imagine   subh  a   thing tf you   lmm. n. Btamper.-RerordingSscretary; Oscnr  can. ���������      *    - '   ~  It costs but little'ttiore to get  a gcod tailor-made suit ftian a  hand-me-down, and then you've  got something 011 yot������' " oiifi-  deuce in.  Drop in and see latc'styles.  R. S. Wilson, Tailor.  Federal Labor Union N'o. 804S  Meets  first and  third Saturdays In   ovory  month ot 8 p.m.. th Tapping's Theatre  Sam  Needham, President:   I>. Rtampor, Recording    Secretary;      Vice-President,    Oscar*  Strauss; T.J. Graham, Treasurer; Jno. Samson, -  Secretary.  Come! Let us get  S  it  If  Telephone J. Savage & Co.  Agent for the  Celebrated  Morris Piaon.  A. McLean  ���������:DEALER IN:���������  Men's Women's'and Children's Boots,  Shoes. Rubbers, Overshoes,  and Fancy Slippers.  on the Grocery Question.  If you don't know about us and our methods, inquiro around among those  who do know us. We claim to sell honest, reliable Groceries���������according to  representations���������and sell tlicm closer than other dealers. And we'll prove  tlioso statements to your satisfaction if you will drop'ln and see us���������any  time.      Our Cash business is oh the increase, our prices on tho decrease.  Baker, Grocer and  Confectioner.  A. N. SMITH.  Retail Dealer in���������    -  Beef, Pork,  Mutton,-Etc..  Fish and Game in Season  All orders promptly filled.  SS^fflSSu.. RBYBH_������OKB, B.8.  Lest We Forget  SPORTSMEN I Tho shooting season being  closo at hand Hariiv XX'. Edwakds begs to  thank his patrons for past favors, and also  respectfully call the attention of tho public far and near to his business advertisement.  LICENSE COMMISSIONERS.  Tlie next regular mooting of the Board of  Llcelislng Commissioners for the City of Revel-1  stoke will be held tit tlic'ofttce of the City Cleric  at Rovelstoko on  Wednesday, December 13U1, 1899.  at 2 p.m.  By Order of thb Mayor.  C. XV, SHAW,  City Clerk.-  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Doer Heads,   Hlrds, AnimriK Etc., preserved  und mounted.  THIRD BTKT5RT, ,15 A ST OFSCIIOOrJIOUSE.  C*} Works on _ ourth Street,  feS} .the Molsons Hank.  _������.������_  The following extract from the Colonist seems to infer that Mr. Kellie  did speak up after all:���������"Tbe Sunilin  government is fast losing its friends.  The latest to express discontent is Mr.  Kellie, .1, V. P. The government  bus appointed a brother of the Prem-  ii'i-'s secretary to a position at Itevel-  stnke. and Mr. Atkins tbe appointee  came out from England to take the  jnli. Mr. Kellie doe~* not like this  and bus not hositated to say so."  . The council will be discussing an  election bylaw next Friday evening.  The Hekald would like to urge them  tfifce'niiii't'Urprovidirsoiiie���������method���������i*f-  iiscerliiiuing the opinion Tf the electors willi regard lo the system oi  raising fimds for the construction of  sidewalks at the coming .municipal  election. Then is the only time when,  without expense a satisfactory and  definite expression of opinion can' be  obtained and it would shew great  neglect to let the opportunity puss.  Men's Furnishings, ���������  Hats and Caps,  Ready-Made Clothing.*  Gloves and Mits...  j    OUR SPECIALTIES    ;  :- Children's Ironclad School Shoes.        \  :  :    l.iulies'    K.id   and    Satin   Slippers���������all    ���������  : colors,        - _     j  ! Men's Fancy Leather and Plush Slippers :  : German Felt Slippers. ' . :  : Tiger Brand Tailor-Mode Clothing. :  : Tiger Urand Underwear for Men. :  .' Currie's Ties. "  GIVE US A CALL.  Kamloops Store, Revelstoke Store,  ���������Next P. O.  McCarty's Block  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 8(5.  Order  Your  Christmas  Fruit-arid-  . Revelstoke, B. C  OlUce at F. Bilker's real estate office, First Street, oast oI���������������._  " '     ���������' 13?������  iS_5 iC_F"l'"ainllv and hotel laundry vvorlc a specialty. -    _S-2  ffifiS _3E?"No Chinese employed. - IRKS  CK. All work called for and delivered freo of charge. Parcels for the laundry may bo loft figj  IEjS at any tunc at the oflice, (Mr. linker's, First Street.) \\ aihing dc.lrud as early In the rsjx  SS.  week as possible. ' - WS.  H       :���������: F. Buker, Proprietor.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.   -  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven yearir  a*. Morfa   Works,   Swansea.     17 - years  ChleP  Chemist   to Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late chemist" and Absnver, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon. .  Revelstoke, B.C.  s*e_"������___**___������  Corporation of the   City of   Revelstoke.  Anthracite Goal...  -tfj^Ht-'T'���������  .uFor Furnace or Stove JUse.  Price per ton for Stove Coal delivered irom Cors*���������$9.00- -  " ���������'        Furnace Coal delivered from Cars���������$8.50  F. McCarty,   -   Revelstoke, B, C.  Vegetables  Savage Bros.  Second Street.  To the "Electors  OF THE CITY OK REVELSTOKh.  Gentlemen: In response to thc request of a  large number of rat. pavers. I '.'Uf to announce  my-elf as a candidate for the mayoralty of the  eiiy of llevelstoke. Should you do me tin'  honor i.f I'leciing mo. the follow in< are wine  of tl.e prliiclpiilqiiesiioti1'which In my opinion  It mil !*��������� my dutv loprnin.it. by every nieiuis  in mi pOM.T, iu mnvor of this city.  I. *To j.r.".*rve tin.' financial credit of the  city by ������lrlct economy In Un- >idmt!i!������lratin������  lu tin* "xpi'ii.lllnr������'of tin- i'll)'s tm'om.'.  ���������_!. Kiiiiallnail'in "' taxation, by railing the  lax 0.1 Iii.id ninl loiv.-riiiu th*.- i.i. on Iji.ll.llngs  would ri'clve my support.  3. I would cou-lder it more conducive to the  com. in and convenience of 11 greater niunlier  of our .'Itt/ei.11 I" adopt and c.rrv out a well  prepared plniinf sireel improvement, by good |  nub-ianitnl w-.rk, embracing as two e-.-i._.itlal  con-iLlnn* the gnato-i good for the greuluil  niinib-r.  I.   '1 he extension of the flre protection.  (,. Ah our population Is spread over a large  land Brea. I _ misi'ler the p-J'.efit simple system  of sanitation, il strictly enforced, the ben plan  al pre-onl, tn yirotect tne crerlitof our citv.  6. "lhe 11-jniI and social elevation of lhe  citizens must receive, tlie cnc_nra<,'(_mentof  everv one w ho has if highci and del pest in-  tere'-'t at heart, and any ci. ic legislation that  might he I.e conducive to conserve or advance  those lnturc'-t^ would receive my snpporr.  7. 'I lie payment of fie higl.esi. Biandard rate  of wages l" le; paid lor labor on municipal  works and the reni.lcnts of lho city to have  the piefcrunee 011 nil cn Ic works.  8. hhould I li*: elected it will 1������- by the city  as a whole and woulil cause mi; to the best of  ny ability not 1,0 neglect any portion of tho  ciiy.  9. Concerning government ownership of all  franchises In our city, when It can be proved  to bo a profitable inviHtmcntand a good means  of raising revenue for the purpose of carrying  on civic improvements, I should favor a vote,  of the electors, the majority would have my  sup!>ort.  lu. In conclusion, I beg leave to say I stand  as the independent nominee, and that if elected I shall endeavor to maintain that Independence of any party or corporation, to safeguard  thc Intel.-sis of the city.  Trusting that I mav have the opportunity of  meeting for public, discussion .of any matters  lhat yon may wish to bring to public notice  for the general welfare of Kevelstoke. Taking  my stHiid on this platform, I ."(.licit the votes  8nd support of the electors.  I remain,gentlemen.  Yours very truly,  KOBfcltT TAPPISG.  A Full and Complete Line.  All  I-tirchai-cs delivered free of Charge.  Krcsh supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention: Prompt delivery  LS).  3������  '?$  S  NEW GOODS.:...  Having secured  the agency for the Rochester Plated  Goods, vve are now showing samples in our window.  Tea Kettles, Tea Pots, .Tiig.=. Svrnp  .7ngs  mid  Plates.- Sugar Bowls, Spoon Holders, Fruit, and  Cuke Baskets, Lemon Shakers, Etc.  I These goods are the best in Hie world, fully  warranted,-  j always keep their color,  and   will not melt if put on red  I hot ���������stove, like most of plated ware. %  CALL AND SEE THIS' LTNEi,  ������"=r-���������������   ��������� Wr-Mrfcawrencer  ���������Agents forGurncy's Souvenir Stoves and FurnHces.  Guy Barber:  FIRE-INSURAWCE^;  (n      . AU'classes of insurablo covered  Vs    "      - lit fair and equitable rates.  '  IS \L_FE INSUR^NCE^'-   ���������  I*S * - ���������'      Policies��������� noii-ftSrfcitnbto,   guar-  ���������t, anteed values, cnsli loan values.  M 'throughout the'history of the  K) ' policv. "           '"-���������,.     .; - ' >  I  MONEY TO ������OAN> .  (h) on pjoort business or residential  J& ]_roi>uriy. ���������.'������������������-  I BSfcV ' FAYETTE BUKER,  |  Court of Revision.  Notice is herebv given that a Court of Revif- "  ion for the City of Hevelstokc will be-held at-  tlio ollicu of the Citv Clerk, Kevelstoko, B.C.,  on tho 18th day of December, 1SII9, at tho hour*,  of 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the purposof  of hearing complaints against lhc assesimcnt'  as* made for the year 1900 by the Assessor, and;  for revising and correcting the assessment roll?  lur.tluit year.-    ' . ���������    - ,   -.  Dated this 10th day of Kovember."lS!19.  '     ' C.E.SHAW.   -  89-100 ' -,       .,,.-,   City Clork.-  .The   Great  ���������A,' ���������  Dull  xxeaci*,,.  Makes vou liagprtrd In work or play.   It -  "Robs diity of full sat isfactionand lessens  pleasure or recreation by half. -If dull-    ,  ness is due to an ordinary Headache,  Use Mack's Headache Waiters  One Wafer invariably relieves.  PRICE 25e. A BOX.  FIELD*& BEWS, Pharmacists....,  Xew location noxt to Savage Bros.    Night Pell  Go To-  Lewis*  Restaurant  At Hotel Edwards:....  "''"'"   *���������""���������"���������"���������������������������For-the^Best-Meal-"  in the City   Popiflar Price,���������2S Cents.  , Ko Cliinesc Employed.  Watchmaker  and  Jeweller.  We  hereby notify   the   smoking j  public that the Cigar Makers' Union '  have resolved to   permit  members  of 1  1 I  j the Union  to  work  in  our  Factory.  and UNION   CIGAR   MAKERS   are !  now at work with us.  ._  THOS. LEE, Piopri.-tnr.  McKenzie Ave.  e^4,4,^4.^^^4,4.^4:4,4..t^^4,4,4.et^^4.i.  Repairing  Western   Mines, - Limited  :Liability.  NOTICE.  A special moeling of the shareholders of this  Company will be held at the'ollico of the Com-;  pany at Kevelstoke. 11. C, on the 2.'.rd dav nt  December, A. 1)., Ib99, nt the hour of two o'clock-  ill the afternoon.   --.-,.        . *   -  Resolutions vvill be olfered'to^the meotlng'-  lor lhe following imrposos, viz:'     ,, '   -     *.   .  1.���������To increiv.0 the (lapltnl Stock.of the-  Oninpiiny from ?1,(IOO,00(I to fl,2S0*,W"0 bv tho  creai ion of _!50,OUI) new shares of One Hollar'  each". .',-',     ���������.-        .'        *  '. ,'      '      ,'  'J.���������To authorize the purchase ol the AJax-  Mineriil Claim. * -      ,    ���������.  Dated this 18th November 1899.-' .' ���������     .   .  ,        -     . .      XV. B. POOL,     :., =?   -  '   . A. K. KINCAID, i-  .:-..&;��������� T. KILPATRICK,*  Xov.22.4w        . .,     .       '   ��������� Trustees.   ,N"  - .' ' ' - " NOTICE, - ; -  Notico Is he/eby given to purchasers of lots"'  In Blnck "A," Town of Kevelstoke, otherwlso'  know n"ns tho "Mara Townsite Property," that  all instalments on account of purchase are to  be,paid to Mr. A. It. II. Hearn, Manager of the'  Imperial Bank of Canada at Kevelstoko,' and to'  110oM-sr person.       - - .  J. A. MA It A,     1  Uy his attorncv In fact,  St- ���������    ���������        - fi. H. BARNARD. *  T. L. HAIG. -  71  --������������������-#���������  NOTICE."  Notice Is hereby given that CO davs aftor  dale, 11 intend to apply to the Chief Commii.--  sioner of Lands and Works for permission to   ���������  purchase 100 acres of. land in West Kootenay  district, on Pool Crock, described as' follows:    .  Commencing  at  a*1 post at the confluence of  Hear and Pool Creeks, marked "W. H.Jack'  son's North West Corner I'ost"; thence east  .0 chains; thence south 40 chains; thence west  40ie]iaiiis;-thence*-nortli-4U chains to point'of���������=���������  commencement. '������������������  XV. II. JACKSON.  Pool Creek, Oetobor 15th, 1899. - 83-101  _ v  :8  Pianos and  Organs  "TUNED AND REPAIRED  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN.  For Terms fclc, apply to  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  Repair Department In charge of It. N. Doyle,���������a specialist.  Nuwly Built. Nc_ly l-'urnUhed.  Ligliled by Electricity.  $100 Per Day.  The City Hotel  Robt. Calcy. Proprietor.   l~  lio*t *iV!nr������, Liquor* ������nd Clftitrn. _ Headquarters for Hallway -Men.  Larye. nnd Well Lighted  Sample Kocmn   5fcat.il by Hot Air and Kleclrlo  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Heasonkble Kat������s   Hells and Light in every room  -lHOTEL  YICTOaiAju.  JOHN V. PKRKH, PKoritiKToic  Niifht   Orlll Itoom in Connection for the Convenience of Oucsts  Hourly1, trect Car [$  Hetween ij-.'el and Station.   S)8s������, !���������(������o  The Famous Crow's Nest Coal  Leave your orders at my office on' McKenzie Ave  $7.50 a ton, Delivered from the cars.  "-���������*-: John d. Sibbald  J< That's onr Specialty.    XVo also carry a *  41 line of Watches, Silverware. Gold and "f  4* Silver Novelties; all kinds of Jowclry. "J"  I E.M. ALLUM, I  T                     The Leading- ,.  T                     Wntchmaker and Jeweler. ,.  2  First Street, next door to Heualo office'. ���������������  4                    . *  CRAGE &  MAYNE  Agents  *    ���������    . '  Smelter  Townsite  NOTICE.  Notiee i.s hereby given that 00 davs after1 date'  I Intend to apply to tho Chief Commissioner'  of Lands and Works for permission to purchaso'  160 acres of land in West Kootenay district on'  Pool Creek, described as follows: Commencing,  at 11 post at the confluence of Bear and Poor,  Creeks marked " VV. A. Strntt's North'Ka������$  Corner Post "; thence south 20 chains; thence' .  west 80 chains; thoncc north 20 chains; thence*'  east 80 chains to point of commencement.   ...  IV. A. STRUTT.:   ,  Pool Creek, October Oth, 1899. <* 83-101*  " Gold Bug: Frattional" Mineral Claim.  Situate iu tho"Troutf Lako Mining Division ot"  West Kootenay. District.   Where located:  West of and adjoining tho Silver Cup Min-*  cral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Edgar A. Bennett.-  Free .Miner's Certificate No. 17388 A, issued at'  Itevelstoke on thc 3rd November, 1898, as agent  for and on behalf of Sunshine Limited, Free"  Miner's Certlflcnte Ko. B. 1S201, Issued at Ror-1  clstoke on the 31st1 May, 1699, Intend, eo days  from the dato 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 furthor take notice that action undor*  Section 37 must be commenced beforo' the"  Issuance of such Ccrtificateol Improvements.  Dated 29th September. 1899.  78-90 EDGAR A. BENNETT.  .Revelstoke.  Agents   Phoenix, Western, British American, London & Liverpool, and  Globe Firo Insurance companies.  $300 Cash  Will buy Tvvo Lots In thc Rising  Mining Town of FERGUSON   GOOD LOCALITY���������ON  TIIE MAIN STREET.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that GO days after data'  I intend to apply to thc Chief Commlssib-iier  of Lands and Works for permission to purchaso  320 acres of land in West Kootenay district1, on  Fi������h lliver,described as follows: Commencing  at a post nt thc mouth of Sable creek, on" tlie'  west bank of Fish river marked "A. Allan's  South East Corner Post," thenee north following the meanderlngs of Fish rlvor 80 chains;'  thence west 40 chains; thence south 80chains f  thence east 40 chains to point of commence,  inent.  Fish River, Sept. 19t_, 1899.  - A.ALLAN,  70-93 By his agent, W. E. Holld*������y.,  -*������-  This is the Ground Floor Price  Apply for particulars to  F, BUKER,  Local Agent, "Ferguson Townsite* Revelstoke..  t" Free Coinage " Mineral Clai-flr.  Situate in thc Trout Lake Mining Division of  West  Kootenay District.    Where located:~  Southerly from and adjoining the Slbrer  Cup Mineral Claim, on SUv������fCup~;Hlll.  Take notice that I, Edgar A. Bennett, Free  Miners Certificate No. 17383 A, IssiTed at Revel'  ���������toke  on  the' 3rd  day of November, 1898, as  agent (or and'on behalf of THos. Dunn (F.M.C.  No. 201C6, issued at Vancouver on' the Slst May.-  1899) and WM. Farrell (F.M.C. No. 46228, issued? ,  at VaneouvSr'on the 4th Oetober"1898)~ intend.  OO davs from the date hereof, to apply to tho'  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improve--  ments for the purpose of obtaining a crown,  grant of the a"bove mineral claim.  And further tako notice thot action* OiUfeC  Section 37 must be commenced before t_������'������-*������������������  ance of such Certificate of Improvements*.-^_  EDGAJtA. BENNET-f.-  Dated this 2S_i day of S������pt������mber,' 1899.    ??���������������*  . _._s

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