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 VEL  /  rt  -ISSTJEnD  TWIOE-A-WEEK ��������� __T_T__3S:D__-_rS   ____STX)   DJ'E/IID-A.YS-  Vol. IV.    No.  11.  REVELSTOKE, B.C.TUUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  C. B. HUME  _C0.  EN ROUTE TO LADYSMITH  Buller Has Scored Another Line  of Attack  A DASTARDLY BOER MURDER  We are getting ready  for  ������������������"  Stock  Taking  and we are now offering  very special inducements to  the public, in order to make  a clean sweep in some lines  and a big reduction in our  stock in every line. This  can be accomplished by the  low pyices and good quality  wc ate offering. No room  here for many details, but  come nnd see for yourself.  "When we advertise a sale  of this kind the public can  rely upon its reality. We  1 do just, what we advertise.  ������W. G. R. Shirts  Fm* only $1.00.  Neckties  latest St.vle**. Nobbiest. Patterns,  '---VUreit, Reductions tol-Ienr.". ---"���������  Ladies'  Undervests  Special Bargains in these.  Boots and  Shoes  Great Bargains,  to clear before  Block-taking.  Boys  Footwear  Just in,���������all sizes, all prices.  All Christmas  Goods Left  we are oftering  At Cost  '���������>  Special Sale  bf Crockery  The   Boers   Concentrating*   South  and  West of  Ladyshiith and Securing; a  Line of Retreat Through Dundee and  Vryheid.���������All Well at Mafeking ������nd  the   Garrison Compel   the   Boers  to  Vacate Their Big: Gun Battery.  Dor_an, Feb. 4.���������Gen, Buller crossed  the Tugela rlvor on Friday night and  ib  marching  on   to   Liidysmith.   No  definite news will be permitted  to go  out "until Ladysmith   Is   relieved.   A  number of nuns have been sent  from  hero   to  Bullet'-  forces   in   northern  Natal.  London, Feb. 5.���������The Pietermaritz-  burg correspondent of the Daily Mail,  telegraphing yesterday, says that  -Buller lias undoubtedly secured a road  to Liidysmith and should reach his  objective point this week. It is believed here thnt the object of the Boers  in occupying Nagutu. Ziiluland, is to  secure a road from Dundee to Vryheid  in case of retreat.  Ladysmith. Feb. 4.���������(by heliograph  from Signal hill).���������The garrison was  much cheered by huaring Buller's guns  yesterday. The result of the engagement is not known. The Boers are  again massing near Ladysmith and  are also moving another gun towaids  Surprise hill. We are quite ready for  them if they contemplate auother  attack.  Ladysmith, Feb. 3-(By heliograph)  ���������Gen. Buller's guns have hoen heatd  again, otherwise it is very quiet. We  are waiting for further developments  here. A very few Boers remain north  of the camp. The majority are eoncen-  truted south and west. The health of  the garrison is improved  London. Feb. 4.���������Tlie following  from Roberts is dated Cape Town, Feb.  4: Mafeking was all well on "Jan. 17th.  The, trenches have been extended towards the enemy's big gun battery  causing it to' be vacated. The enemy  now is pushing back on the northern,  southern and western sides, out of ride  fire. 'Otherwise' the situation is.un-  changed. - .* .  LoNDON^'Feb". 4.���������A correspondent  telegraphing yesterday, says: Gen.  Buller has undoubtedly secured the  road to Ladysmith, and should reach  there this week.'  London. F_b. 5.���������Although there is  no actual confirmation of the report  that Bullet* has recrossed the Tugela  on a third attempt to relieve Ladysmith: it is known that the war office  lias received,several South African  despatches .which have not yet been  published, and if the advance is *in  actual fact, the secret is being well  kept.    ',  , The  Standard,    among   its    death  notices, prints the following:  MoLachlan���������On Christmas day, sin t  in' the Market Square, Harrismith,  Orange Free State, South Africa, for  refusing to   fight against   his own  countrymen, J.' McLachlan, jr., aged  30. eldest son .of John  McLachlan.  . of Wadswo'rth, and grandson of the  late John McLachlan, of Lamheth.  The Spectator, commenting on the  above, says that if the statement contained in the notice is true "the whole  English-speaking   world   should   ring  witli-denunciations_of-_ crime_solde_  testable."  gft������.������_>_������._������_^^^ !  ! GMAT DEPAMMENTAL STORE !j  -i ' ii  ..Our Great StoctTaking Sale!  ii ' Ji  ] I Another two weeks from now will see the close of this Great Sale, and we hope you j������  ��������� 1 will not miss the special features that will be offered you from now on.    Don't expect to j;  NOTE AND COMMENT  SURROUND   COLESBERG  ! t read them all here.  _c,v_ ���������._.-..      The Store has many rich price attractions  not told  of in type, but j;  < 1 non e the less pleasing to those who come to look around and find them at hand.  I��������� : ~     .  ii February Prices for Ladies' Shirt Waists jj  il "' i;  We want more Ladies to see these fine Shirt Waibts. They represent special lots \������  made to our order for February Felling. In every case the prices .'have been much less j1  than we usually ask for such good qualities.- There is a pleasing variety of styles,;;  fabrics and colors, with a complete range of sizes in each. Let them represent the collection for Weduesday.  Ladies* Shirt Waists  ,  No. ..���������Ladies' Printed  Percale Shirt Waists, with  l j-detachuble collar, all sizes SUc  V No. 2 ���������Ladies' Shirt Waist**, made of heavy English  iirinted ciinihrir, detachable collar, in fine raiig������*_fif  choice patterns.      '        'a0  No. 3.���������Ladies* Shirt Waists, nmde of printed pia"������.  ��������� in assorted colors, new French buck, all siz������-       -���������<���������' '*���������  .8100  No. 4.���������White Pique Shirt Waists, made with new  lurked fiont,, French back, wilh yoke. Regular price  $1.75; sold at this sale for S1 ������*>  More  About Hosiery .        :::  -Good honestfworth in every hit of Hosiery we sell,  hWn de.his the best Hosiery Store ���������.lhm your  reach. Buyers aie always satisfied with qualities us  well as prices  Good Bargains  in Boys* Clothing  Come with that hoy of yours on Wednesday morning  and let ir* clothe him with one of these Reefers, Suits  or Ulsters. On an average tbe saving will be nearly  one half for buyers from these lots.  oO Bovs' Norwnv Reefers, with storm collar, tab foi  Throat, well made and lined. Regularpric;- $4.50 and  Lo.OO.    Wednesday $3_-rjg  *> 25 Boys' Two-Piece Suits, short pants, made of. dark  brown mix-'- Canadian Tweed, plain patterns, single *  breasted'coat,  neatly, pleated,   Italian  cloth lining,  vtjimUs lined .wit h heavy cotton.   Sizes 23 to 28. * F������K":"  , price $3;- Wednesday '. T $2.00  25 Boys' Three-Piece Knicker Suit, heavy all-wool  Canadian tweed, good, strong linings, well ,i"������de.  Regular price $5and $5.50; sale price... $4 00  It makes one wild to read that while  our   brave   soldieia   are   setting   at  nought the good things of life and the  fear of death  for   the  welfare of the  Empire, some of   the   harpies of company promoters and stock speculators  which   our  civilization   breeds,   have  been holding a meeting in London and  actually   advocating   that   when   the  war is over the   Transvaal   gold  companies slmll bo allowed to compel the  Kaffirs In work for them in their mines  and   that at   one   half  tho   miserable  wage doled out to them before.   Virtually that is.   to increase their divi-  dends they claim   the right to enslave  their fellow subjects���������this enslavement  of the natives being the very head and  front of thu quarrel which the Empire  has hud with the Boers.   It is nothing  to these wretched creatures that men,  whose hoots they are not lit to lick,  are dying by scores In South Africa in  a quarrel which is so largely or their  own making that were it not for the  ultimate benefits to all the inhabitants  of   tho  Transvaal,   white    or    black,  which  we'.know  will follow the Hug,  there are plenty of nf loyal Britishers  who hoped to the   last   that   the war  would never bo begun and would now  wish that it had  never been  entered  upon.   The only idea which the campaign   presents   to  them  is that they  should   put in a claim   in   the   sacred  name of their god. mammon, to stain  by greed and oppression the flag which  is now undergoing iv fresh'baptism of  and consecration   of * blood and tears.  One can hardly wonder that Oom Paul  hates and despises Englishmen, seeing  how large a proportion  of his experience or our nation  is made up from  contact with such specimens as   these.  He bled them for all they were worth  and they deserved to be bled.   Had he  only spent what he wrung out of them  wisely in the interests of good p-ovei n-  ment and freedom  and the education  and welfare of his people,   instead   os  putting it all on  one desperate throw  for the Empire of  South   Africa,   the  whole pack of stock jobbing coyotes  could never have howled loud enough  to drive the Empire to war with  him.  A Large Force Marching Round  to Cut Off the Boer Retreat  AND TO SEIZE NORVAL'S PONT  .It is a poor excuse for J. M. Kellie  Iand his "better man" to say that it is  not-their,fault that the roads and  trails in.this district" haye_been\surTer-  ed dnring.the" last twelve months to go  to ruin, but that it is the fault of the  "cheeseparing policy of-the government." The present government made  no secret of their .intention off being  cheeseparing when they .were contest-  the last  election.   One   of their  We have decided'-to continue our  Special Crockery Sale for a few  dnys more. Don't fall to get one  .of our $7.50 Dinner Sets, of 100  pieces.   Best value in town.  1 Reductions on Graniteware,  Tinware and Kitchenware; |  A Six Day's Sale of every day necessities in the  Household.   The best time of the year to lay in  your supplies.   It will be many a long day before |  you will again find the equal of ~~  these goods at the prices at  which  we  are   now   offering  ItiTem"   '~r   " "    --*---������������������-. T  ing  Granite  Ironware  Cups and  Saucers  English make, Hrst quality, the  regular size, only WJ cents per  dozen.  Fresh  Groceries  A Carload of assorted Groceries  now being opened up. The most  complete and varied stock now  on hand ever offered by u������. The  latest delicacies in town; some  of them especially inviting.  When vou feel like having something "for a change" drop in and  see our up-to-date Grocery line.  Wecan satisfy the mostfastidious.  We are Sole Agents For  C. B. Hume & Co.  Their Just Reward.  It is somewhat dangeious for any  one to espouse the cause of the Boers  within hearing of Canadian ears.  When the Australian liner, Miowera,  was at Honolulu one of the sailors was  severely handled for expressing sympathy with the enemies of the British  Empire and us a consequence had to  be placed iu the doctor's care.  Only the other day a man riding on  the footboard of an overcrowded street  car in this city made some remarks detrimental to the Queen and country  und commenced to extol the Boers. As  a result he suddenly found himself on  tho street while the car travelled on  totally oblivious of the fact that a pa������-  sennei* had "fallen" off. ������������������  On Sunday morning n citizen while  passing a group of. sailors on Hastings  street, heard what he took to be a remark detrimental to the cause of Great  Britain. Withouta moment's thought  he turned and landed a resounding  fiathanded smack on the cheek of the  speaker. A tight insued. followed by  explanations in which it was discov-  ei-ed that the rem.nk had been  entirely mistaken, the. speaker heinK a.  loyal Britisher. Although' Sunday  morning a convenient "side-door  was found the matter was settled by  toasting the "Queen."  A Texada miner was not so fortunate  however. Mr. A. M. Burnes, m-ci**-*-  tarv to the Mable Bay Mining Co. was  in the city yesterday and staled that  on Saturday last a miner who espoused  the cause of the Boers "to .cause  a little diversion," so effectually succeeded in his object that had not.some  of the officials interfered on his behalf  his case might have heen a critical one.  He had, entered the general room of  the boarding house and hearing everyone upholding Tommy Atkir.s had,  for fun, remarked that he favored the  Boers and called for three cheers for  Kruger. In a moment- half-a-dozen  lists were threatening him and one  quicker to action than the rest, had  laid the offender low.���������News-Adver-  ti-������r<  Tinware.  TINWARE  Graters   Graters   Tin Cups   Tin O'lps    ������������������������������������   Crumb Brush and Tray .  Tin Bastini* Spoons   Tin Ladles   Tin Skimmers    pokers ��������� ���������; ���������������������������  Tea and Codec Canstcr.  Spice Boxes   Fire Shovels   Kire Shovels   Kire Shovels   Lipped .-aucepans   Lipped Saui'cpans   Lipped Saucepans   Mill: Strainers   Milk Strainers    Colanders   .Steamers   Tea Kettles   TeaKettlcs   Codec Pots   Coffee Pot*   Heavv Dish Pain, IV qt .  Bread Kaiiers   1 gal Oil Can   Milk Pans   Milk Pans   Milk Pans   Milk Paul   Wb-j.Ii Boilers   **������' ash Boilers      ;ucg.  Price  * 10  I 15  15  10  CO  15  20  'Jo  20  :!*>  15  15  20  25  20  2"*  30  !������  S3  85  40  1 00  1 25  25  85  CU  1 25  40  10  15  20  25  200  2 25  Kitchenware.  Sale  Price  ; 6  10  10  5  50  10  1.1  20  15  20  10  10  15  211  15  20  25  20  80  30  SO  Ml  1 10  20  30  50  1 00  SO  8  , 12  "10 i  30'  1 75  2 00  . KITCHEN WARE  Wire Soup Strainers   Wire Frying Baskets   Wire Broilers   Wire Broilers.    Wire Sink Strainers   Wire Hour Sifters   Wire KlourSliters   Asbestos Mats   Tea spoons, per dozen  Tablespoons- per dozen.,  Stove Lifters   Hatchets    Nailllaminers   Tack Hammers   Ebic neuters   KSS-*Wlilps   ���������������������������iniinM_������liorn   Fruit Press.   ilravy Strainers   1'caPtralners   ('lollies Lines...   Jauaiied ������i������>t Pans   Junaned Dust Pans ....'..  Ecu Poachers    Mouse Traps   Bake Pans   Hake Pans   Bake Pans   Fry Pans   Frv Pans   Fry Puns   Mean 'lio!iper8..j,   Match **alcs .../   Coal Hods   ���������GRANITE^IRONWARE.^  8 Quart Saueepans   6\< Quart Saucepans   b\Z Quart Saucepans   4l| Quart Saucepans   3i| Quart Saucepans   8Quart Soup Kettles....  GWiQuart Soup-Kettles..  u*/^  _c\ac-i * ���������__"������������������!---- ���������   oU Quart Soup Kettles ....  4U Quart Soup Kettles    No.4 Frypans   No. 5 Frypans   11 Quart Dish Pans   21 Quart Dish Pans   S Quart Covered Buckets ..  4Quartt"ovored Buckets ..  0 Quart Covered Buckets ..  8 Quart Covered Buckets ..  10 Quart Covered Buckets..  Windsor Dippers   Windsor Dippers   14 Inch Bastlnu Spoon   16 Inch Bastlnu Spoons ....  llaneinK Soap Dishes   No, 7 Tea Kettles   No.8 Tea Kettles   No, 9 Tea Kottlus    llli Quart noffeo Hollers ..  8l������Quart Coffee Boilers....  3l2 Quart Coffee Boilers   2 Quart Ulro Hollers   3 Quart Itlrc Hollers   4 Quart Rico Boi lers   Teapots   Teapots   Teapots    Cullenders   Food cups   Food Cu ps   Wash, Basins   Wash Basins   10Quart Milk Pans   1 Quart I'uddlni; Pans   li^Quart Pudding Pans...  2 Quart Pudding Pens   4 Quart Pudding Pans   Reg.  Prloe-  ,1 00  85  75  ���������  65  50  1 00  85  ���������16'  60  60  75  1 25  1 50  45  f.O  65  75  85  85  5U  20  25  2*i  125  150  1 75  1 75  1 J-0  1 00  1 25  150  175  CO  75  85  CO  35  Wl  40  fill  60  25  30  35  45  chief cries against Mr. Turner's govein-  tnent   was   its   extravagance.   One of  the chief planks in their platform  was  economy.    Who  shouted   loudest for  them?   H. N. Coursier.   Loud, enough  to get his present job.   Who gave his  hearty assent to their platform? Who  has   voted - for   them   in   the   house  through thick and thin?   J." M. Kellie.  Who insisted upon their  paring away  a good  slice, $_,(X)0, from the canyon  waggon   road?   J.   M.   Kellie.   Who  stood by and saw tbe appropriation foi  the new bridge across Fish river snip-*-  ped   off,?     J.   M.   Kellie.    He   did'nt  want to'but he had to.   Who in this  district ave the persons chiefly responsible   for   pj'tting  this   cheeseparing  government in power?   II. N. Coursier  and J. M. Kellie.   Who in this district  are the persons who  will be chiefly n-  sponsible for the loss of power to this  cheeseparing ��������� government ?     H.   N.  Coursier and  J. M. Kellie.    Who are  right now-frantically-huntinK-a-hole.to  crawl   into,   when   this   cheeseparing  government loses   its  power?   H.N.  Coursier and J. M. Kellie.    Whichever  way you look at it these two politicians  *ni_-tied-*--p-8o-tiKht���������witfi-thin~eh_ese~  paring  government   that   no   efforts  either on the one side or the other can  lose "the tie that binds."    Whether it  is a "blessed" one or not is u matter on  which there is  room for consideiable  variety of opinion.  No News from Buller,   But  Everything*    -  Points to the Correctness  of the  Re������  port   That  He   Has   Ra-Crossed   the  Tugela and  is  Now  Fighting Along  a  Fresh  Line  of Attack.���������Buller   i>  is Making Great Progress.  Durban,   Feb.    5.���������The    transport  Parnea  from   India has arrived  und  lauded a   battery    of    artillery.     A  more hopeful feeling prevails here.  The war office announces that 1_  transports will be dispatched between,  today and Monday with 13,000 troops.  The Boers nt Colesberg are virtually  surrounded.    Gen.   French   has   now  returned to Kenshurg and has sent a  large foice of infantry to seize Norvals-  Pont.      This   is   where   the  railway  before it was destroyed   crossed   the*  Orange  River  and   connected    with-  the Free State  trunk line to Bloom-  fontein.   The Boers are showing great  activity in this vicinity.  London, Feb. 5���������Gen.   Buller   with  25,000 men is making a wide detour to  the west and north in order to avoioV  the roughest  parts   of   the  country*-  Owing to the number of   wagons   the*-  advance will necessarily be slow.  London. Feb. 5.���������At midnight the"  war office announced that there.was*  no fresh news from the seat of war,  London, Feb. 5.���������It is stated anso���������  lutely that no confirmation has been*  received of Buller crossing the Tugelii.-  It is geneially lielieved .that he has*  crossed and bean engaged just the-,  same. "  A Durban despatch says that there is-  uo news from Buller, .but it is reported   -  that there was heavy 'fighting yes'ter- .  day. *    ���������: ,        '..".- .   -V>>*;..  C_-1"*tow_.\ Feb.*5.-A*-fiutnwpbrfc  despatch . states that there ,is great"._  activity there, due,' no doubt, to the'*-  desptitch of an overwhelming force.of "  infantry to seize Norvals Pont. Tbe*y,  Boers at Colesberg are virtually ,*ur> *.  rounded.  , Proud of Her Countrymen. '*.'"���������  The following is an extract from the* .  letter of a Canadian girl in CapeTownV  South Africa, to a  Canadian   girl   at',  home: *��������� ���������-._.-  Dear Blanche,���������Tour short note-- to*,  hand.   The mail does not go -out for--  uearly a week, but I am so excited  I>  must write to tell you  all about- it.*.  "It" is the Canadian contingent 1 They"-  cuiiie in on Thursday and departed for'-  the front on Friday.   As the Sardinian-  sailed into  the bay. the  hundreds *of"  ships anch'ored all  saluted them   by-  means of  their steam  siiens,   and . as_  they   neared   the quay  singing ."The*-  Maple Leaf, and God Save the Queen,"''  the  enthusiasm   was    intense.   They'  pitched   their   tents on   Green  Point  Cemmon, and   we- went down  to see*  Canadian faces and hear their voices.  "_Tgirll������^i*^me"_'_iked*~thefii*st"one-she*;-  talked   with,    what    "grandmamma"  sent her front   Canada.     The  soldier  very gallantly detached his maple, leaf"  badge from his helmet   and   left  her  :w*ww������_-4iww*rw  Seeing that a resolution  censuring  J.  M.  Kellie's   interference with  the  canyon wagon road grant was unanimously adopted lata Thursday by  the  council   of   the   board   of   trade and  unanimously endorsed last Friday by  the city  council.  Air. Kellie can  con  siller   himself   as   having   received   a  fairly straight local pointer as to the  opinion nntertained nf him by the very  large majority of the business men of  this place.       The   gentlemen   of  the  board of trade and city council  who  voted   for  this   resolution,    i-mnpiise  members of  both  sides   of  provincial  politics, men,  who iu   the   past have  supported Mr. Kellie henrtily. as  well  as men who have consistently opposed  him.   Any    attempt     to   make  out  this vole of censure as a  mere piece  of political tactics must necessarily be  a lailure.   Most men would feel such  an expression of   the   feeling of  the  business pnition of the principal  town  in their constituency keenly.   But the  Herald does not suppose it will "fizz"  on  Mr. Kellie lo  any extent.   Little  things   like  that do   not   annoy   Mr.  Kellie.   One might as well try to tickle  a  hippopotamus    with    a   peacock's  feather.  happy In the belief that grandmamma-  had   sent   it.    Thedailing boys I     It*  was so delightful to see the fresh laces  after the wizened faces here, and hear _  the familiar tongue,-after the endless-  variety   "f  accents to which the cos-*,  mopolitan character of this community compels us to listen.,   On  Friday  afternoon they marched through  the<  city tn the station to entrain, and were  accotded such a reception as none of:  the troops,   home  or   colonial,   even,  dieamed of.   TheGordonHighlanders,  the Scots Gnaiils.  the   South   Wales'  Lancers,   and   all   the    others    were'  allowed to go without notice, offlcinl  or otherwise.   I felt prouder than ever  to be a Canadian.    What is there- different in I hem fromthe rest of "������iltliei-������  men"   to   rouse   the   lethargic    Capo  Town ?    Of  course   thiny   were   finer  Inokimr.   Of coure they  were from a  finer country, and of course, of course*  of course!  ' Judge Forin will open n sittings of  the county court here tomorrow at  10 a.m. The Vau Dnsen case will come  up for hearing. -'  To Release Pretorioos.  Cape Town, Feb. 5.��������� CnrrenpondeDce  lias- l>een   exchanged   lietwecn   Lord.  Roberts and the commandant-general _  of the Boer forces at  Pretoria regarding the release  of Commandant Pretorioos, whose leg has been   amputated.   Lord Roberts says  he  dues   not  wish to detain so gallant an officer and  asks where he  shall   send   him.   The  reply   to   this   communication   etates-  that   Commandant   Pietorious*    wife  desires to thank Lord Roliei ts for hia  kindness and  asks  him   to  send,Pre-  torious to Gen. Meth uen, stating  thBt-  I Gen. Crouje will, then ai range for bibr  conveyance home.  ���������--_���������* ������������������������_r'/*M-*ffli*mr*--n'i_M^  Revelstoke   Herald  l-uolisui-ii in Interests of  Rovcl-'tokc, _arik_i:, I'i'.T Uend, Trout Luke  i|ii"illt?waet, Allien Cnuvou, .lorilnu  i'u.-aiiiui KabIo I';i-������ _l*>irli.*ts.  A. JOHNSOSi        - -       Proprietor  A s.-mi "-'eoklv Journal, piihlishcil in the  inlenvi ot Ul-vu'.hoUc anil th.* ���������Hirrouiiiliii'*  olstrkl, W t,liiesilaj-s and Saturdays, hiiikiiik  closvstc-'Rncctloiisw-l-.lin'ltralnfl.  Adicrn-.it.i; K*ue->: Dl-play ail.*, si !*> per  i.lumii tiu-li,.-**.'*.. per inch when inserted ou  llllc :���������;���������.*_���������. Li-iPil Bib. 10o per (lli'llplll'ieb. HnO  forursi infi-1'lion; In.- for i-ai-h iiiUliiu-n iirinser  linn. . Ki-..aiiis iiulu**.'-. Iw per line _:i_li ItisiiT.  Jtirth  .Marriaj-'eaiiil I'skiiIi nolin*.-*, tree,  SuiTriptioii Kates* Hy mail or earr cr;ijL'.iM  per ...ii-.tn* i-l.-j.', l.ir'eix uiuinl-. strictly in ail-  ^Jur'jiib Di:ji:ir:*.ne:it. Till*. IIimi.u.h Job  Deparlmenl isoiu-ul the U.-t Kiiupia-d pin*, in*-  ol!.'.-,.- ill We..'. ]-r,i.-.i;iili\ , and t- pli-'ia'.eil l���������  cjeccuic i-ll kind- ������* ��������������� muiii* I",,"'���������'���������'!j,.,'������<.'l!".*,1>'';  hone-.t liriirs.   One   pru-i* li- all.    N1'**'*' ''���������*���������'  A u���������l*.e   lji>   .-i-.::ilt- ivl*    IU.        7>ll.ll ���������"l l.'-'Li  prC-m'-'!. .iili*:ide.l i*.*.    -lvc u.-* n trial u" yum'  "tI'^'iu-i.,..!,*,,,*.-, We invite eomsi.oml  ouc-tm ���������ns -nl.Je:*'. ill InteieM to 1 he (���������.-iii-i-nl  puli'm*. m.il il.-.n* i i*"lml'l'* ri-'.-iilar e.me--  l.iia::-. in ev. .j U.i.-ilu.s .-iiri-..iii.diiu- :*syl*  'to'-*.* In all i -- 'he li-niii lidv iiaine 0, the  svi-iU'i 1..S.1I *a*i-.*li!, :���������'������������������; lu.lllU--.-l*"pt. hut lli.l  n,-e.'--.T.I.\ for ;.iil 1'J.*������������������ Ii*������u.  All lilt-,-ail eotiiliiii'iie.il'i'i.*  -fEVaS-CHIt   HERALD  NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.  and because) tlio Liberal party knows  Uiey arc true. And still that perverted journalistic homuuciiius, tlio  Free Press, continues its frantic,  foaming ninuUiiiigs: "I-'alse! 'Palso!  False!'' In pity's name, wo repent:  What is to bo  clone,  witli  it?  A SHOCKING ACCIDENT  _.-:.ieniu.--l l.'u le;;l!ilj* written  r-iinml  ui.it-  1. A.I ���������.���������.Ti-L.-i-*   011 oie*-id'->'f ".'���������.���������p.ii'.-r "id. .  ���������    ,,,. ..iiiIl'.'.I'-    rollt.llllllIK   I"-' ,,,,  u.riniiMl.vsii'iKus.:':! in*!  pi**!'er name ol th.  Wr|'''i'\',.rc.-M...nl    ssiili    relereuee   10   any-  ���������I,'1'-' ��������� *it"i a  '*., -i.vi  In i,iu.'.lii'i' ifiper niii't  Jirs'-t'e   oll.*?ed '.._���������   ���������������������������djlteiili;,..    I"  ll'al   l'**l*>'-'  i,l.r,.i.-iii-.-nisi.*.-'-.i-61 im- iii.u.vi.1*.  WHAT IS TO   BE   DOME WITH IT?  v. in_i;.e_       ������������������.���������.���������lesram:        ������������������ wnou  cautht   dcr.y   *'vc*rytliiiis''     Ik    a f-'-  voriie  maxim   with criminals  or  Hie  lowest  crder  of  intelligence,    it    Is  also   a   i������\orr.o   recourse  oC  clillili'i-n  oi   perverted   moral   development,   to  lie even when  detected llagriiuio delicto.'    The   really     bad     little   brat  vill  deny bavins pluiiUered tlio  preserve   cupboard,   even     when     found  with   bis  hand.,   lace-     and   pinafore  smeared   with   it'-*    forbidden     jam.  And. when  lie    observes    his  gentle  mother   taking   off   her   limber   slipper,   be  will   vociferously  repeat  his  denesalions   witli     shriol'.s     ot   rage  'and howls of fear. So it is with that  "able    controversialist"      the      Free  Press.    Confronted  witli the political  . iniquities   it   lias   boon   concealing, it  has   no  defence     or    explanation   lo  offer.    All it can  do is to shriek  in-  '   coherently "False!    False!  False." to  every   charge,   no   matter   how   conclusively proven.    Its associates may  admit the charge, and    either lxildly  brazen   it   out   or   plead   extenuating  circumstances:   but  this   dirty    little  sneak of a culprit can only alternately   whine,   bellow,     whimper,    bowl:  '"Taint   so:      "Taint   so!     'Taint  so."  Air. Greenway   may     boldly     aiim.it,  when he "sees tho game is up"  that  be   has  committed     the   province   to  5150,000 of bonuses  to the C.P.R-  so  far as he is  able   to  do  so.    But,  in  spite   of   Mr.   Green-way's   admission,-  the Free Press shouts: "False! False!  False!    Mf.McMillan may admit that  he  closed   la=t  year   with     a   deficit,  that   thousands   of   dollars  worth   of  checks   were   outstanding,     and   that  the   school   grants   and   the   election  '-   grants  were  still   unpaid.     Hut    the  Free   Press  yells:       "False!     False!  False!"   The fact that tlie late  government awarded  contracts    for    the  current year,   may   be  proved by   the  official announcements  thereof in the  Free Press'   own   columns,    and     by  the  fact  that   the   successful   tenderers   have  been   supplying   thc   goods  ever since tho beginning of tlie year.  But   the  Free     Press,     cursing    and  swearing   like   ancient     feter.   crys:  "False!     False!     False!"     What    is  to  be   done  with    such   a   miserable  and   perverted   little   wretch?       \vill  some   eminent  specialist     in   mental  and moral deformity kindly advise the  people  of  this  province  what  really  is  the most  effective,  humane  fashion oi treating this frotbinc, ragiu.K.  demented   little   moral   abortion?    it  is a pitiable spectacle to see the callous   public   laughing   at   the    exhi-  =- .bltion. this, unfortunate and unhappy  HUTTOM VS.  HUGHES  (."���������eneral TItitton scorns to have  found it necessary to allow himself  to bo interviewed witli regard to his  responsibility for the fact that Colonel Sam Hughes was boycotted in  connexion with tho first South African contingent and since his arrival  in that country. Doing asked what  "the mysterious iullueucc" was  which proven ted Colonel l-Iuglics  h-nnioliLainliif.*: employment with any  force in Smith Africa, General Hut-  ton  replied in   these  words:  "Tlie   mysterious   influence,"     said  lie,   "is s'.mply   thai   Colonel   Hughes  wont, to  _outh   Africa  unrccommended,  and   it is   not customary  for tho  13nlis,h    military  authorities  to    employ   oMcciii   who arc   imrccnniiiiond-  eil.   1 should like the public to know  that   liulliiiiK   hit:*   transpired   during  my teniiio of unVu Unit  has touched  nn*   so   keenly   as   to   deal   with Csi-  iiuel  Hughes In  llio matin.'t*  that .been mo   iicci'ss'ir.-.-.     The     colonel     bus  many estimable  iiuiUitlos,  but  unfortunately   thos.-     are     over-weighted  with   otho'.T.   not   unite so commend-  able.     Ho  lias   enthusiasm   am",   patriotism   in   a   large   degree,   qualities  which  1  possess  myself  and  which   I  like   to  see  in  others,   but tlio strictest,   discipline   is    essential     IT     tho  effectiveness  of  a   volunteer-  force  is  to   be   miilntalned unimpaired.   Colonel   Ungues   seemingly    lacked     tlie  smallest   perception   of.   discipline,   it  was  to  him   apparently  an   unknown  quantity."  (,'onoral   lluttoii-f   statement     was  made   for  the     purpose     of   shewing  that  be  wns   in  no   way   responsible  for the unpleasant  position   in which  Colnuel   Hughes  was   placrd,   bill     it  is quite evident that General  lliilton  refused  to  allow  him  to  go   ou   tlie  first   contingent,   and   when     he did  go on tho  chance   of   obtaining   employment  with     some,     other   force  General   Mutton  refused   to  give him  the necessary  recommendation." Even  if  Co'.onel  Hughes  in  his    desire  to  defend   his   Queen,'   proposed   to   tho  Imperial      authorities     directly     to  raise a regiment without first having  sent  his   request     through     General  Jlutton,  it is  a  breach  of  discipline  which should not involve total  annihilation   as   an   ollicer   in   Her   Majesty's service.    To  tbe  ordinary  lay  mind,     to       have     refused    Colonel  Hughes   any   position     whatever   in!  ranks  of his own countrymen would  have   been a sufficiently   severe   sentence,   but to   follow   him   to    South  Africa and   to  ensure his being  boy-  col ted iu every other branch of Her  -Majesty's  service   looks   very   like a  systematic*   persecution.     The   colonel  has   many   friends     throughout   tho  Dominion  and   thc   so-called   explanation   of  General   Huttoii   will   certainly   increase   their  number.  MISS   RANKIN    INSTANTLY   KILLED  During   a   Runaway   Accident    Near  Okotoks  Prom  the  Calgary  Herald  Driver   Newton,  of     Parslow's   livery  stables,   who   took   a    party    of  young  people   out  to     the    ball   at  Okotolts   yesterday   (Wednesday/     n_  ?__-E_u_ii,__9_.n.,_?,,..  creature makes of itself. It would  bo a kind act of its adopted parent,  Mr. Sifton, to shut it up somewhere,  away from tbe public gaze. No ono  -_erfe*ii_ry-���������r_g_r_3���������Hs���������r_*.*4������gr 'Pl-rf-  i.onioon, returned tills morning for  a doctor, bringing ' lbo report ibal  Miss Lottie Hanluti had been thrown  out ot the rig and was lying insensi-  blo nl a farmer'!- house near Okotoks.  Ur. Sanson went out immediately  ami roiiirtioil' sltorfiy beluie .lu  o'cl-jfls with ilui terrlbl*.' inU'i-  lijavntu that Miss itanl'ln was dead,  "rite facts of tlie case, as far as  eouiil In: learned by the ��������� Hui'ald bu-  10.0 going tu pru.'S. are as loilow.;  Tito party in Newtjn's rig included  iVIIhii Kiuikin, Miss Mnrle Slnileii**  and MCHsu* ���������). Wuiiiwriglit and Jim  Tomlinsou. Tlio rig was a two-seated democrat, Miss liankiii anil  \vaiuwriglit sal. In llio front seat with  the iliivoi*. Shortly al'tor lciivinj;  Okotoks at 1 o'clock this morning,  the driver stooped over lo pull iu  tin; coiner Ol llio robe, which was  hanging over tlio side of tile rig.  At Unit moment Un: rig jolted over  ;i stone mid the dashboard collapsed  and Nowtt-n fell over onto the  wheel. The horses tool*. I'rlgut and  started ou thu run. The party all  held last to their scats except .Miss  Hanl'ln. who jumped whiio Un* horses  were going  at  I'ttll   speed.  llcioi'c Hie team's man gallop could  be olieckcd two miles had been traversed, it was almost a miracle  thai ihcy got down the steep hill at  Pine Creels*. As soon as possible the  young ptople in tho rig went back  in the darkness and found Miss  Rankin by the side of thc trail  whore she had jumped from tlie  rig. Sho was taken to tho house oT  a settler named Mclvor and t'tic doctor sent   for.  Dr. Sanson found that a bad fracture of thc base of the skull had  been sustained and that death must  _avo taken place almost instantly.  Tlie announcement of Miss .Rankin's terribly sudden death has  caused a shock to thc whole of Calgary arid the Calgary dis-triet. The  itankin family is ono of the best  known in this district. Tlio deceased young lady's' father is Jlr. J. N.  Rankin, formerly Ci'.lt. conductor  and now a. large sheep rancher west  of Olds. Mr. and "Mrs. Rankin and  tho rest of the family, except Mrs.  Fisher, who is in Chicago, arc out  at the raneho. Miss Rankin, who  was the eldest of a family of six,,  had resided in town for over a year,'  liiliiug ��������� tho position of stenographer  in ihe ollice of W.B.Barwis. Sho  was exceedingly popular with everybody who knew her, possessing an  unfailing sunny disposition, which  won her Xrieiuls in all quarters and  her untimely death lias caused widespread   grief.  Air. and Mrs. Rankin were apprised of the sad event this afternoon  by wire, but as they live _5 miles  from thc railway they may not get  tlio news until tomorrow  The remains arc being brought in  this afternoon and will be kept at  Mr. Barwis' house awaiting instructions from  tlio family.  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is tho leading newspaper of  tlio great mining districts of  "West Kootenay. It gives all  tbo. latest mining,- holographic and local nows, written up  ia authentic, reliable aud read  able-articles from unquestionable information. It enjoys  a largo circulation and is consequently unequalled as an  advertising medium in tho  field in which it is published.  Staription $2,00 Per Hnniliri  $1.25 For Six Months,  Strictly in M.an.e.  Lkat*cleau  Ferguson  Is the richest  mining district in British  Columbia  Is right    in the   heart    of   Lardeaua  rchest mines  It takes a foremost placo in  tbo raco for promlnenco and  popularity with business  houses and as a consequence  does more busiuess with  those rcquring printed stationery and ofllco supplies than  any other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British Columbia. Tho class of work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing of llio  kind executed In tho large  cities by much larger priut-  eries.  Job Printing Department  Is equipped with tbe latest  faces in typo designs and all  work entrusted to Tbo Herald  is bandied by exprienccd  workmen who thoroughly understand the proper use of tho  material at their disposal.  Tho Herald does not claim to  be thc only printing house in  tho district but it does cluim  to be  WHAT KRUGER HAS DONE  Alfred Austin���������the poet laureate,  and Br. Conan Doyle, the novelist,  were the guests of the Author's club,  in London, a few days ago. in response to a. toast to his health, n'r.  Doyle said he was about to go to the  front, not with a rifle, but ,vicb a  stethoscope, which many would regard as a more dangerous weapon.  "This war," ho said, "marks a turning point in the life of Great Britain. Some eight months ago I took  the chair at a peace meeting, but I  wish now to abjure that err=r. I  have soon more positive virtue :::  this country during tho past tew  mouths, than I saw during the previous 40 years of my life. Why should  we_.punish   Kruger? _ That  man   has  solved a problem which every ro.iii  had found unsolvable. I would build  a monument to President Kruger o������  the size of St. I'aul's cathedral, pr.t-  -Mng���������li4_*--__-M���������U.,���������a rut���������r~vio._J-  trutb of  the;   disclosures  to which  It   write across  it:    '"To the i:i"i:i*3"y o:  FROM   A    CAI.C'.A'-V    13GY   AT.  FRONT  THli  Prom the Calgary Herald  I'elmnnt.   December 11,   1S39.  Dear Major: I now take thc oi)-  portitnity "f dropping you .������������������.'few lines  In let yi'U kr.iiw how we are o'ettins*  alons-. The first or our duties, started this mmrnlng. Leaving: Cape Town  on the 1st for camp De Aar, we put  In thro-- days there, mostly in drll',  thwicu to Orange River camp. Heri  A company i.'.i-uiittsba. ami British  Columbia*! wa-s held in readiness to b*.-  called out any moment, while the  other ::iu-t*n companies were railroad-  ins  (laying  side-tracks).  ^V_ arrived here yesterday morning.  We had tu camp at a farm hou=->  about four ir.i'.o.i from the station  i-iwlns- to th- scarcity of water. Thl<-  mnrnlns; at 1 o'clock we left the camp  and wcr.t or. plcfc-t duty on th-.- hill  wvst nt Rflnrait station, a. distance or  six miles from the camp. Thcr* -v:t:;  .-.". men   an*!, two   offlcc-r.-i.   mostly_ ah  tho  man  who federated     th;>.  British  empire."  cries "Falsa! I"a!s_! False" is recognized by everyone. Its party  leaders know this: and their acts  T>ro-.-!aim it. If these disclosures are Senator George T. Fulfoid. the  "False! False. False!"' why is it ,' millionaire pill-man. whose elevation  iTDrossible to get a candidate t:i 1 was announced yesterday, should  ruu .--g-iir.st Pit-mier .Macdonald lit ��������� prow liim__if a pow-.-r iu pu'.iti:..-. If j  South Winnipeg? If they arc* "FaIs  Fitisi.! False!" why has the can  iii'late immiaaied to oppose tl;*-  uiir.luor   of   public   works   In   I'mor  llritish Oj'-mbl.i men. About 6 _ "n  ������������������><-���������,* ���������-'!���������'ui-'-" th" plckrt u> about '.'T,  i-'.i������n, ar.d amor,c.-*t they<? 2Z the.-'; wi>r������  10 V.iTTrnuvnriu-s. so I think w-> ar.'  not 'biing  so  badly.       T  assu.-f:  you   il  TtioroJglilu Up-To-Date In  Every Partieillar  And in a position to give as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space in ils publication or  for job printing, as can be  given by any other house of  the kind in British Columbia. ,  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All*.������wt?Jk  turned lout promptly and satisfactorily. Ono. price to all.  , No job can be too large or  too small for Tho Herald's  consideration. Special attention given   to orders by mail.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Wednesdays and Saturdays.  ������������������-Miry  Now is the Time to Invest in  Ferguson Real  Estate  And Here are thc Reasons Why  You  Should Get in on  thc  Ground Floor of this Risixig Mining Camp  First  is in the heart of tho mines nml so  sitnati?d that it will always be the.  outlining point for all tho big shippers.  A glance nt a map of tho district will  convince tho most skeptici.l of this  fact.  Second  The   millers  and mine   owners   will  make their htadquartersat Ferguson.  Third  Next year Ferguson will havo two  railways, namely the Lardo Duncan  and the C .P.I4. Both lines have been  surveyed i uto the town, and the Lardo  Duncan are right now clearing the  land for their new road and workshops, sideways etc.  Fourt  The Silver Cup, Sunshine, Nettie L,  Towser, True Fissuie, Bad Shot  Broa ��������� viev, Old Sanoma, Silver Queen  Silv er Beit The Horn. Ledge Group  Big Five Wagner, Abbott, Holy-  Moses Empire and other well known  properties are tributory to Ferguson  and are all within a radius of 10 miles  of the townsite.  flouu   is   the   Golden    Opportunity  Next'gsummer may be too late to get in at  around floor prices. Advice���������Act prompt-  ly. . . .  -"tliVlKW'-D TN   LONDON  Mining in  Hrltlsh  Columbia V.esarr3j  as    Handicapped    by   Ill-Conslcle>-  ed  .Legislation.  From  not  t* tn���������tor- ntr  _!il_���������!   on   and  . ho falls, to move the senate by his  I eloqiicnec, ho can always fall ir.udc on  ! his pills.  am.   withdrawn   from     tlie    cont'Si?  if thpy fere "False:     l'.ilsc:     l-'als*.!"  ���������������-._;.- has C.  A.  Yoiinj,*.    tlie    l.lb'-rnl  inojnbT-cleet  for Dc-lornlnc, Informed  tlio  N-tplnka   Liberal a.'Soci-Uioti   thai  ha in **oing to resign bis sea*  In  tlio  leslslatarti   on   account   of   the  scan-       Thn TorolU��������� (;ioi,e ������������������peal's of Com  dais   which   have  ho_n   brought  home |  .--.^jonor   Hcrrhnicr   as   a   "'sns'ii' 1  Tho same sovurnranni. wlilih yo".-  tenlay supplied medals to i.',hum's  volunteers who fought tho Kcnl.iiir.  thirty-four years atf'J. roituired n  Kn.-at deal of prodding to find vo; m-  trcrs to do a littl.* IlKhtinK f"  mother country this  year.  h:  to tbo lritr- government? If they aro  -������������������"���������al-**: K.i!s..-: l-*al.sc:" why arc  many other I.ib*?ra! ni������*rnbers talking  Of takir.g the same action; and why  is there a movement on fool to dp-  pus. Mr. fireec-way from th.': Jiv-fll  l.iiiTal i'.adership? if .tiiry am  -���������|'\-iiS'.': raise! Ka!.-e:" why did  the Liberal party suddenly abandon  Use filing of the last batch of protects they bad announced their intention of entering against C*>nser-  vative candidates? In a word, why  is not aa ounce of fight loft in the  once bellicose Givcnwayites since  these disclosures have been made?  "Why has fear come upon them, and  trembiing;: so that their leaders are  demoralized, and the rani: and fil������>  hang their bends in shame, and avert  th<_r faeps when politics are rma-  tisnee? Tho reason is patent. It, is  -because these   dis;*!o.-;:irM     are   true:  Indian lighter." The Globe 'must  surely mean Crowfoot, formerly ohiof  of the Blackfoot, as the nnmniiasnn-  or. is not by any nieans grizzled or  oven an Indian. Tt is to be hop-id  however that ho will prove. Iiiin.-.alf  i>, fighter.  Assistant Commissioner Alefllree,  of yie'JIountefl .IJolice, who is at  presont at Winnipeg, is report. *ri to  have Estimated tin; present st.-englb  or the police. Torce at about ^70 ni"*,i  The   area   of   the   organiand   '.'*'i-Lr:c'th  of Himkiitcliewati, Ahsiii'iioi.i, Aiba-  bnSL.a and Alberta is *i**0-:������'' s(|ii.'iic  mllos. so that every ui'i" in lhe force  has only about 1.">()'J squara milfts 10  attend to. This may k-op. .him a  little busy at times awf ������������������.-iiia.s hiiri  to be away from his le���������;i*.'.i!i.ei*.r. for  a day or two, when n ��������� hrj tc palrol  hi:;   dislrlri.   but   if,- tlio     b-sl     itial  can be dono at prese.nl.   j'v.u or three  reernlts would     "help   lii.:*5*i    s-^ii'.c"  as lln>  Amc:iran   gonl.lom.-r.i  :;:nd.  v.: ry jjrF_sr.,. l  ihily. Tl'.L.rt- -..*/��������� rf 300  al-owt th;.-* bi'.l and out nf this numb"**  only __���������'������ v.-ci-.* burled fall I.!or-rs). I  .-.,;( ,,, <,.,. h^.w it i'l the Bo -R ever*  l *-il th---ir t'i.*'itionfi on this hill. K  ;.. v.-ou shelf-red wilh large rocks, and  ;.uii could have it p*T"*u swlrs on tie*  I'.iemy 'nil around. I ������������������uppoHt* whe-.i  .-i,;i.n: ol our l-.e:','-.-i .Ii.cvJ b.ijLi:*.*.-l.-. lb'  'In, i.i l-vi'rc '..-1 th>*h* Iii'fls. Thi-y can y  r.n hnyi-ir.ets tlviiisclven. and th,* .si���������:i(  nf im M itiiM-l llicy <lo not like. I J*)  nut think th" r.-.-il fighting ha..-* Mar.c-d  y--t. Th- tlglultur r,f> far has in* n  v.;th th" Five State people arid th-  Trunnvaiil Hm-r hns yl to in! do.ilt  -.vltli. T have a. firm idea we are in r*>  rVr a yat*. ami If w all r-.,.,!,- hou.e.  wilh Hiv bars on our tnedi'l, we will  r.iiL reirret 11. Tl*." buy.-' an* .ill w.-ll  and in fjoorl'Vp'lrltH. and \v are all  aiixiotiH 10 ffet Ir.io fight nf so.'r.e, kind,  l.iut night two of tin* men tire! or.'  their r;uiiH nc-ldentally. Th ���������>* we'-r-  tnlii-n into thf.*(..f,'Uar(lv'i>om and will  ')f_5:'>V^^y eornmandui:*;  fi*h*^j*..-;.'--yTie wtatlnr is  very hot nMffiry. find tbe wafr very  Hearer*. "i-.vn- carry 100 rounds of air,-  munition In our bandolier at pros-nt.  In '*n:*e of a r'":"-"'"'lr' attack CO rn'������ro  rounds are imuied. We left our Kit.  baps arid va.lises at Cape Town, and  carry >uir groat coats with us. Th,>  Oliver equipment iss no good. Th':  (.'iimidhin reglm'-nt is' the only one  that usc-s it. The Gordons loft yesterday and the Australians this morning Tor  Modder   f'iver.  ���������lAltllY    K.   NJilHEFtGALl,.   O   WKALTHY    MLS'E     OWNElt    3)'KAI.'  Colonial GoldlieUls Gazotto,  December 30th.  With -ogard to the* Urltish Columbia mining industry, a retrospect of  lhe vear's progress is far from encouraging. The prospect of a revival ������c interest in this industry  among Knglish investors has been  eompletoly spoiled by the mischievous legislation of the Semlln govern-  r.-.-nt which crime into ollice last-year.  The eight hour labor law has stirrsd  up .li-cr.nl between employers. and  employ-d. and in some districts. ��������� not-  -biy the Plocan, mining operation'-.  k?.t;Tn-^r\-sUspenne.l-:is-the---rosult--ot  ���������he act The motives which prompted  ihe im reduction of this measure are  l.-i known to Mr. Semlln and his cul-  but it is a. ��������� notorious Litet  ..-..   nn   .ier.'1'nd   for   Icgig-  V.ov  h.i:*  come     up,  office. E.'l.iii  MdntiVnl, Feb. 2.���������Mr. Alexander  Dunsmuir. a wealthy Pacific const  rnlno owner, and a brother of Mr.  J)un������imulr, it member of the Kntish  (���������(iliimbin. legislature, (lied at New  yerk this nmrnlng. He war, the r.tep-  falher of the nclrcHs. TCdna. Wallace  1 fopper.  .eague?  laUvo'Viiterrerenue betwe-n the min**i*s  and the mining companies, und lh.it  tl .. law has worked untold harm to  in".*   snl->lng     industry. Locally   Its  ..ffeets on trade h.ts been disastrous,  .n-d it I.-* Impossible to estimale tho  It.-.-ting mi������ehie.f It has wrought by  ..baking the o'ir.fldence of American.  'i',"-...j; ������������������ w! r-r.cl'*',l it'.ve*5tnT-s. It  ���������..'"i',7 b<*' in ovd that the law will "nni  ;���������. r. peitl-:. ar.il that capitnl and  u'bor will on*:- more b������ alii" i" work  ir. harmony. The alien law )!��������������� ������������������or.-  e.-lvwl In a dog In th- manger spirit.  : i���������i h;t-s rot only inflicted :i ������-v<-r..  i��������� th- trade of Vancouver, but  r-fttlj' retarded lhe d'-vel"!>in**:it  .f th- Ailln B<*l*l "������������������'*������������������������������������ Iiicld.'r.ial-  !v to... the mr-.'isure. ahrK-d as It ������������������.as  n'riiriHl An -rhans. wan n-spi'iis-lbl- In  ro'me degree for the ������������������i.b.-ri.Hn*.* -jui-  :ude of the Gniled Sti.teS on th- A!  a-ka. boundary iiuestlon. The* polio-  emhvlie.i In ,th- popuiar r-hrus- "I.-t  ���������em' all eoroe," Is that b-.-*t sult-U lo  ���������he J-v.-ioprnt-r-t ot a new mlr.lm*  country, j.rovltV-.l that th<* '*alb*o,i-  ;.re la*.-- al.l-Ung and induyl rb.us. .*.���������,  exception could be taken u. in- Ani-  frlca.ii mli'-rn in tlth-r of tln-e* r..-  r.ptcts. and the),- .-xclurilon from i'.rll-  Ihh i-Joliimhia soil has done th- r.rov-  incfr more harm   than  good.    ' -  Although the mining Industry h,-s  little to'thank the Hrltlsh Golurnbl.'i  government for, private enterpi-li;*'  has not been Idle. Additional railways and smelters have been provid-  f-r| in th" more promising districts,  and the cost of shipping and smelting  lhe ore has thereby been ureal Iv -.--  duced.       Tb-   opening   of   the   Crow h  ���������st. Pass railway early In ihe year  was the most important, event in ISM.  and smelting charges have been reduced to a. minimum as a. result or  the (���������herinnesa with which coke can  now be conveyed rrom Fernie and  other points to the principal smelling  works. Ore which formerly could  only be treated at ft loss, can now,  thanks to thc opening or Ihe railway,  he  made  lo  yield    a  handsome  prolll  Cacilitato mining operations is that  which is being built in the Boundary  country. The district is one of thc  most promising in the province, and  its immense bodies of fair grade oi-e  will sensiby swell the gold-output in  tho near future. Although no statistics are as yet available concerning  the output of tho precious -metal for  the year, it is at least gratifying to  note that, so far as Rossland is concerned, great activity is being era-  oioycd. in opening up the mines. Happily, the labor troubles, rampant in  other camps, have not. spread to Rossland, and we find that the total quantity of ore shipped from the mines  around that town for the 11 months  and *i0 days, ending November 20th,  was 155,000 tons, valued at about  $2,n6:'i,O0U. Of this.output the Le'Roi  has shipped about .SI,000 tonS, the  War Eagle 5f>,500 tons, the Centre  Star 12,000 tons, and the /Iron Mask  5.000 tons. The total shipments for  tho year will probably amount to  about 1S5.000 tons. The ofllcial ro-  turn for 1S0S .was IIIJ-S2_._tons.iso_that  "tho output for the L'tosshintl mines "for  lhe current year'will exceed by 7.1,700  tons, or over 60 per cent, the output  from tho.same mines in the previous  year. So far as ore tonnage is enn-  lemeil, that is a satisfactory record  of  progress,   but   It   remains  to  be soon  Ferguson       .       .       .       .       .  Is  absolutely  without a rival, in the Lardeau District.  Lots Are Selling Fast���������  Spokane Capitalists aro reaching after Fer-  ' guson property and expect to pull out with  a handsome return, as experienced by them  ' in the early days of Eossland.  Why Not You .  Lots selling now at from $150 to ������5250���������"  Choice Corners.  Al'  information can bo procured  on  plication  Another    railway  which   will    greatly   a gold   nrnducor.  what the smelter returns will show ns  to   value.  The Atlin district, despite Ihe extraordinary muddle over mining titles,  is fully maintaining Its early promise.  As ,", result of th- year's operations,  uuiy has been paid on 2li..'i00 ounces o  gold, a result which is more than s.H-  isfaetory for it young gold Held which  has had to combat uflluial bliind->rin-  and mistakes. The vlsil of (he lieu-  tenani governor lo the Atlin gold  ''.���������Ids. and his favorable report on  -.heir prospects, did much to restore  confidence in the district, nml an ll.e  elimat- Is healthy and mining con-  dillons iil'e not arduous, Alibi r.eeins  I'fstlncd to take a permanent place an  a coutrlbuior lo the gold ou;pul of  lhe j,rovliie". The Yukon gold I1.-W.I  nn- ri.it wllhln lirltlHb Coliimlbaii t-r-  iltory. 1ml It is permissible hero 10  .*ay it piihuing word on the |iros.''eols  ol this Held. Tin; Yukon h'ls iiir-  vlv-d Hi- pre'inlieo ercaled bv Ike  . ���������cngger.i'.eil stories with wbl-h It wuh  I ii i rod need to the Investing public, aii-1  has now nettled down Into n sol.e:*.  well regulated and -Industrious mlr'lng  -amp. ot the nuineions companies  floal-d with l-'nglish capital bui f.*:v  I have been successful, but those which  |hav- survived, are operating success-  j fully, nnd nlt'ir-ugh It Is loo early to  nr-ill* I the permanence of these north-  ]. r:i fl-I'lH. il la now known that l'*e  | wold -yisls in situ iih well as In the  ��������� fm in of alluvial, and II Is wphln the  i-ani-'*. of probability ||ml Hie Yukon  li*irlto,*y has a future before it .is n  '-.uai'lz ruining district. MoanwM]-,  however, Improved 'methods of winning lhe gold from the frozen gravel  fin* being brought Into use. and steam  I hawing has b's-i: renoilo.! i.i with  ���������Huecessful results. Tbe d's-iv.-rv or  large copnei* lodes in the n ���������; ;-i". i-i"*.o-.j  of th- White Ilors- Rap'ils ��������� in important event of the year. Dt.vhuh  City has been placed In te'egrnphle  communication with the world,. 1111*!  the most difficult portion of the rent"  to the gold fields has been circumvented by the construction of lh"  White Pass and Yukon railwav. Dawson Is. therefore, no longer the isolated city of two years ago. and ...th.  large sums of money which'have been  voted by the Dominion nnvernm*>is  towards onenlng up the country ?i>_-  sest. that thoge. who know the rtlprri--  are satisfied    ns to its permanence as  -FrBUi_ERr-tocal^Age_itr  FERGUSON TOWNSITE.  ({evelsto^e  Hospital  Maternity llooui in,connection.  Vaccine   kept    on   hand.  Ors.   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BOER   TACTICS  Will Now  be  Changed  in  i.h_  Jilt'ort  to':* Capture   Ladysmith  ���������    Londfj-i,   Vet),   l:*���������The 'correspond.-  ent of tlio Times at Lorenzo Marque/,  telegraplfimj   yesterday   says:      "in*  formatlou   bus     b..eu     rceelVc'i   h"n*  from the Transvaal  that thc wiir'department, couvii-ced tatit it is u.-,olo,-i  to   storm' L-ulvsmilh   and.    that    thu  bombardment  will   continue   J_oi"-er.t-  ivo, bus decided on a  change of tactics.  Hugo quantities'of. timb>u* and sand  bags ami hundreds of Kniiire , have  hoen sunt from Jolu'ivin'eslnirg aad  ��������� J.JrotoTla; '-foi* tho 'purpose of .damming the Klip liver, ���������.oniu j_U__  low  Liidysmith.  Thc l''o:i   is  to   Hold   lhe  (own. rot  thc  soldiers  and   inhabitants     out  of  the  bjiiil'ir.'_of  cava*.  n..d  .o  c-yposc-  them  to shell  lire.  Thl* admiralty*  luio varin.'   all  ial.  pay   nav.il   oliicets     lo     bo'ii 'tiiem-  selvcs  in   ro.'.dinoss  for   service.  This,  with   lhe   tact   that   all   able   seamen,  not Ih'oroiiAhly experienced have lioeu  withdrawn   frum  tho Channel   S'pv.d-  ron, is  ta'.icii   to   Indirat;    tbo  car'y  nioblllrntio-i  of  the rci-cnv  i:c-i.  . Al a me I ins of the i.riny aim siayy  member.*,   of   l"c   * ou3<    of  .'-mimiji:*'  yosterdny*.    resnlniloii'i  e\pri'i������'*liig ah  solule    eoiiildfiiee   in   whatever  government iluurjlu   necp.sury,   cani-  mandpil   only   I������������������**���������.)   voles.   Instead   of  .this,   l'l'.Dlutious   wc.'>>  piss'd   calling  for llio  hrhicfliato forn'.a-lun of    the  homo   <!< Iciii'p   fore,).  liord   Sails,! r.r-    V..*i������   i���������lli'd   urni'i,.;-  'cahfnet vmiiHil  wliIWi  will meet Friday or    Ri.1 u: day    to    consider    tlio  situation.  GENERAL   TJULLER.  Will Mak������ Another AiU-mpt. to Roll, ve   Ladysmith  Lyndon, i*cb. 1.���������Wilkinson, iu  thc Morning Host today describiu���������  tho military liiuailon, takes it Cor  granted that Cjueri! Uulicr mteuils  to make* another attempt to relieve  .Ladysmith.  lie t,ei..c;l the occasion '���������> cxpr-'as  tho great ������st admiration tor the  dauntless spirit of the British amir  and regrtts the main thing lacking,  namely,   proper   leadership.  Ho says the whole manhood of  the nation in moved by the s.iuu*  spirit that stirs tbe troops ou the  Tugela. Cannot the government  pliiek up courage to lead a nation  of men, to drop ..the past and plan  on a proper scale, arming the empire for whatever struggle may be in  store?  Winston Cliuichill, in a further  despatch to the Mo*ning Post which  describes thc rccross.ng of the Tii-  . gela river, says. "The army is exasperated, but not def-jateri. General  "IJiillei- wiil persevere aud all will  : come right  in  the end."  ltETlR_ai_NT    FROM   SI-TON    l-Ol'  Lonuou, ���������.������������������eh. 1.���������u-enerai wuiier  telegraphs irom spearman'3 Camp,  under tocay s date, that Coiouel  Thornyc.ou was the othcer who ordered lue letirement at Spion Kop.  General Duller adds: "It Is duo to  him. to sa.,*, that 1 bolievc bis personal gallantry saved tha dif-  - ticult situation early on  Jamiarv 24th, and that undor a loss  of at least 4J per cent he directed  tlie. dfai'ence with- conspicuous .courage  and ability throughout the day. -*o  hlame whatsver for the withdrawal  in'mv opinion is attributable to  him'. 1 thiuk his conduct throughout  was. admirable.'  . .  o   BOEU   LOSSES  AT  SPION   KOL*  Pr-tcria. Feb. 1.���������It is ' officially  ana oi*:.. e.. that the Boer casualties  at Spij*. Kop were 54 men killed  and   1-0   wounded.  Mr. Webster Davis, assistant secretary of the interior at Washing-  ten, accompanied by United States  Consul Louis, started today for the  lloor head laager at Ladysmith in  the president's  saloon  carriage.  naisaucoof 500 Canadians    and Australians  left lor. Trodear   district    a  wolsIc ago and found tlie    ouai.-.y    iu  force  at Baden  Weston ou   the  Kiel  river.     This,   column   under   uuiu_-i  lioyd,   commandant   at   licimont   establishment,  made  a  permanent   ad-  vauco  to  a post,  near  Richmond,  12  miles   west of  beiruont,   and  a company  ot  Canadians  witli   a  mounted  force  will  be  left   to   garrison     the  post, from which an advance can  be  made to clear out the roucis   rrom   tbe  district."  Toronto, Feb.. 1.���������Frederick Hamilton, the Clone's war correspondent,-'with'the lirst Canadian, contingent, wires from Belmont, on jau;  31: "Major Septimus. .1. A. Denison  has been selected as aide-de-camp on  the personal stale' of Lou1. Huberts  and will bo tlio representative of the  Canadian   contingent." v  Major Denison bus been actins as  quartermaster of tile Canadian contingent,    lie is au'oiliccr m    tiu K.C.  H.I., is a Toronto man, and a nephew  of Coiouel Denison  Dlt.  L.I3YDS AT JJUULIN  Berlin, Feb. 1.-���������_m*. Loyda. in tlie  course of a conversation today said:  "The heavy losses sustaintd iu the  Transvaal service by Llio Uc.mun*  is due to their nushly c.'T.'>s!*__ tlu'iii-  solvcs. but they have now luloplei:  the tactics required by the topography of tho laud. ll.-ucnt Curinan,  Dutch ami Scaudiuavi.m voiuiueeis  have been merged in lloor regiments,  so' that such losses In future will bo  iiiipossibio."   o   WAKUIiN'S   IU*'TKIi*AT  Across   the Tug.'la  Was  AccompilahC''  Nunc   Too  Soon.  "Ww York. Feb. 2.���������Ail vices from  Spi .u*:nun's Camp say that i!_ierul  ii uitcii's relrentlnB forces cms oil ih.->  TuijoUi river without tho loss of a  simkU' man. but got away none too  soon.  A l*ioei* 15 pounder I'oinmuiiceil 11 r-  in.*j ui the cavalry column as it w������**  retlrl__.  Tho Hnors are mountiiur .'iiiolhei  hlc; gun  to fire at Ludysmllh.  -O-  CAl'E   COLONY   CAMPAIGN  lioers   Content   to     JJo'.d   the     Britlsr.  Troops ia Check!  New York, Fob. t,'.���������According to the  latest information Hie rtliroment iroi'i  Bplon  lvup   was  Inevitable.  Wlnon reinfoicements and a few  guns arrived duiir.|_ the night the  position btill lieid by the British forces  \ias so cui'.llueil that the various r-!-  giniunti; were huddled together mid it  i*,*is i:i:pii������slble in the darkness t.<  lake ii roper arrangements to meet the  storm of shell and uuilels that tiuy-  lirht   would   bring  upon  them.  The campaign in Cape Colony do'-r-  not ilevelop rapidly.  The liocrs nt Colcsburg, Steyns-  berg and Stormberg seem to be content, if they can keep the British.*  irri.-.:is in check, while Cronje operate.:  between the Modder river and ICin.-  burley. holding Lord Methuen ([Ui-'t  while the Boers bombard the diamond  city.  A BRITISH  FORCE  With   Artillery Has  Occupied  Prieska.  Cape Town, Jan. 31.���������A British  force with artillery is reported to-nave  occupied Prieska and is now encamp-  -   there.  Prieska is on the Orange river, 100  miles below the Orange River station,  and   west of  Kimberley.  \  -o-  IMPEKIAL PARLIAMENT  BOHR   THiiACHBRY  London, Feb. I.���������A despatch to  tho   'times     irom     Fit-termaritzbiu-s,  dated Sunday last, says: ' "Coiouel  Thornycrott had a narrow escape, last  woek. lie w^ut to meet a Boer Hag  of  truce,  which  asked-for parley,but  having become suspicious, he tolu the  Boer commauuer mat he would   no.  parley. Boih rctited, aad tbo lioers  lired a vol.ey. 'ihe coiouel only es-  ciiping in consequence   pt tlieir  bad  shooting.'  UUKKS    AND    Ar'Ulivft-SUliilUj  London, Feb. 1.���������Tho Capetown  correspondent of the Daily News  says: "Kviueuce is accumulating  that something beyond a tacit, understanding existed between the Boer  executive and tne inner circle or uie  Arnkander Burnt concerning wnai  should follov.- the ripening ot the rebellion at the outbrean of war. Fully  5000 colonial Dutchmen havo joined  tho enemy.  The Boers, however, bisliovcd that  tills number would be multiplied ton  fold coii_equeiitiy the Atriitanuor  Uund is now execrutcd at Pretoria  mil  Bloemfoutclu."  The Government   Parries Most of   the  Questions in   Regard to the War.  Loudon, Feb. **���������In the house of commons yesterday the government parried most of the questions in regard  to   the   war  in   South   Africa.  Wyndham, tho parliamentary under  secretary for war, maintained that  tho information furnished by the intelligence department was accurate  And that information in regard lo thn  fo-ies remaining in th������ United King-  be Incii).'.���������."��������� l" thf* -'a ���������  meat, which tho government would  make  shortly.  Relative to the speech made by Gen-  oral Wolseley. the commander in cuief,  explaining the British rcveiscs in  South Africa, Wyndham said that  Wnisloy merely Intended to convey  tho impression that tho military qualities shown by tho Boers were of a  higher order than had been anticipated.  At this remark the Irish members  cheered. -    .  Balfour, the Kovernment leader said  in answer, to a question that while  the military operation:: were nroceed-  ii-.g he could not answer any enquiry  an to the slaughter of the Highlanders   at Magersfontein..  Regarding the despatch of Major  rieneral Butler, who was in command  nf  the  British  (roops in  South  Africa,.  -until���������August !S99._:W.hen__h__w_s_irLV;_  lioved .by Gencra.1 "Walker it being.Intimate' that Butler's sympathies **ere  in favor of the Boers, Balfour said  there was no reason to present fherr.  to  the house.  General Butler's opinion on tho  South African affairs wore well  known, the general . had never suggested to the war office either puL-  liciy or privately that tho number of  troops required would be anything-  like   the number  actually sent.  In regard to the suggestion that  the Indian troops should have been  s'ltit to South' Africa Balfour said  an'-ono would understand the Impossibility of,this.  HGV_ TO MAKE A  GOOD FV1ARKSMAN.  At a Small Gost to lhe Government.  To The Editor of The Herald:  Sir: In a recent article In an eastern  paper, written hy a -military critic,  tho writer criticized the government's  policy of handling the militia department. ���������' He. stated that Canada had  about 110,000 badly drilled and badly  equipped volunteers; that the present  14 day's drill in each year is altogether  Inadequate" to make our young men  eincient In tho art of war. Ho also insisted on the expenditure of large  sum's of money for drilling the whole  force* an nu ally.  Now I do not wish to criticize tho  .���������TO\*eru:--.ient for not spending more  money on the Canadian militia, for J  believe there is too much money  spent for the benefits received, noi  do I wish to find fault with their  svstcm" of management, a's practically th" same has been In force ever  since tho Hrst volunteer company was  raised In the "Dominion. As the  whole htylo of lighting has been  changed since thc introduction of the  new Ions lango (piiclc firing rifle, the  llnio h.ui imived ���������>.'.*.!.*.-. I;.' my op:*.*.Uiii  this old obsolete system should be  abolished. Now that f'anadn Is sending irnops to South Afrlen to ulil the  mother country in her present struggle with llio l-'.ners, nnd may be further called on to mix up In Britain's  wars, we should give our young men  a practical training so that when'they  go abroad they would be able to do  honor tn tho premhr colony of the  British empire. The all Important  thlnir In the present style of lighting  is to bo able to shout straight al long  rtingos. To do effective work every  ono of our volunteers should therefore  lie  a  sharpshooter.  My object in writing this article is  to point out how this can lie done at  very much less cost than the present  almost useless system In vogue. 1  will give my own experience as a  Canadian volunteer, which will be  the experience of the majority of volunteers. I joined about the time of  the first Fenian troubles and after  our company luid been drilled until  wu cuuld go through the various evolutions and were able to keep slep  and march shoulder to shoulder, etc.  we- were marched off to the targets  in have rifle practice, small prizes  being given to get up a little enthusiasm. The result of that shooting  match was that a few of the older  shots took all the prizes and the balance of the men could not hit the targets, so when we.got through shooting we knew just as little about sighting a rifle, allowing for wind, bright  -lights, dull weather, and many other  things known only to a good shot,  as we did before the practice. ' II  we had been called on to go to the  front to fight the Fenians, we would  havo been easy ganre for them, as it  was reported that a great majority  of them were old soldiers out of the  .America army, veterans who went  through that terrible civil* war and  were old experience, hands in the  use of the rifle. 1 am sure they  would have betm practically safe at  a   distance   of seven   or eight -hundred  '_ ts  -���������*,!���������'��������� ��������� - "i    !*������  Heart Office, Toronto.  Capital Authorized, - $2,500,000.00  Capital Paid Up, '.-' $2,311,034.00  Rest, - - $1,502,172.00  These garments are new  and well made, but owiing to  thc advancement of the season  wc have decided to reduce  thc prices, which will give  ycu an opportunity to buy  a Fashionable Jacket or cape  at a very close figure  Ladies' Heavy Clolh Jackets,  double breasted, turndown  collars, in shades of black,  brown or navy.  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ZALGARY,  MONTREAL  M A TOR ALIT _  Montreal,  Feb.   2.���������Raymond Preton-  taine  was  re-elected  mayor  yesterday  by   0,122   of   a   majority     over   W.   Ii,.  yards, and  if any of them were hit itiDoran.       Of   the   aldermen   who   pre-  would   have   heen   an   accident   on our |-?���������te���������    %^vllZ������l^^CTn%^n  i 1  feated.  oou   to'reform the municipal  affairs.  FLOAT  FROM  THE   LEDGE  part and not * because we were  rifle shots.  ��������� Suhsefluently I had, -rifle practice  wiili my company, hut it was not until  1 came to Calgary and joined tho  Calgary Rifle association that 1 was  able to make fairly good shooting.  Our association joined the Canadian of it has yet been imported into B.C.  Military Rifle league every year, and am-| we are surprised, as we get so  I   might  say  here   that I  believe   the m th ������rom Sp0ka_e.  Canadian Military R. league has been  the means of making more tjood rifle  shots in Canada than any other move , ~T *every day Th,_ is tUe silver  the Kovernment has made in connec- linlng to the gaiena cloud that has  tion with military affairs. Our as- hung over t)ie Slocan for such a  sociation  generally  practised    once    a  Jong period.  week during the  summer.      For some j    M peop]e find fault wiui uni0_s.  years  Martini-Henri    rifle    cartridges  Unions may malce mistakes and cause  Smallpox   of   a" light    .variety     is  doing   tan* business in Spokane.   None  1    The  prospects  of  an .increase    in  the  price  of silver  are growing bet-  cost   us   35   cei.ts   a     package    of   10  trouble   at   times,   but   if   labor   tint  STRATHCONA'S  HORSE  Ottawa, Feb. 1.���������Inspector BelcUor,  ol' tho Mounted Police, Is spoken of  as second iu command, to Major  Stoolo.  Halifax. Feb. 1.���������Major Snrder,  who went as far an Halifax with  'Commissioner Herehmor's> battalion,  in the place of Inspector Baker, *vfho  joined the forces tbero, has been  -'rtttned that ho has been appointed  adjutant ot UtraUicona's Horse.  He left for tho West tod������T  lu connexion with -the- recruiting of  Hie force.  Till**   BRITISH  ARMY  rounds, and as each member used not protett itsel- it would soon be  three packages at each practice, then in vne slump of despair while capital  with the ' loss of half a day everj wouid be so swelled up' that you  week the cost was considerahle for a 'could not see it ior fa_  season's shooting. For the last few | And now the coal miners have de-  years  the    government    supplied    the   seri,eu*   joe   Martin.    , At    a meeting  cartridges at ir, cents a package which  keia at XManaimo last'Saturday night      ������������������ ,   - . .  I  consider a move in  the right direc: , the   irrepiessible   Joe   had-    patriotic    Eucharist  hrst Sunday in.the montnj  oniiji*:   Tnyloi*   HIin'U,  .\liu*k(!ii7..e    Avenue,  ltcvel-itolvc.  Surgeon to the G I'.li  11c.-i tli ollicu., Oily ol Ui'vu 'to c.  lj f.f'.A HYT_I] "1 AM i"H U Bt B���������Kovelstoke.  * ourviLe cv'c--. ^ui-.lrti* m lta.:u. jurt 7.*:*v  li.ni. Bib e til,on ui ���������"������������������������> i..in., to v,mcli  nil i.rc im-leomo. i'nijvii <���������**ii__ _c s ii.ui.  uveo Wediiu-.i*iLi.  - U.1ZV   T   M KSZIKS. _ ������aiur.  ���������JOMAX CATFIOLI-.* tJHUKGH ��������� Rovcl-  A- bioKn ' Ml-is Urol mul itiro _\ni.i_>_in  nuuxn _n_:'0������ii������..v_ KAT���������Elt THAYEK.  Q.*, l.VATlON  Allin  O   In iliulr hull  M cnii_> every niKht  on _ rout street  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning service. Sab-  hath 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.  Dealer  and  W  US  ayr������iar\.  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shorteBi  nntlna.       rionnaot*   for  loThbinu   taU������Ti.  St. Peter's Church  (Anglican)'  Eight -a.m..   Holy   Eucharist;     11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon tUoly  ALL  ON   BOARl> YrBM_  S. s.  Laurentian Passed Capo  Verde  Islands Wednesday  Montreal, Fob. 1.���������The Laurentian,  With tho troops from Halifax ]������aaae_  the Capo Verdo Islands at 8: "10 yea-  torday   morning., ana *  reportea     an  won. , a ..J'_____   o   CANADIAN CONTING13NT  Major  Denison   Selocted   as   Aidc-de-  Camp on  the Staff oE UobcrUi  Motitreul; Fob. 1.���������A special cabla  to tho Montreal Star from lt_ coc-  respondent,   lticiiara*    unuui,     aatoa  ln   South  AfrlciL Numbers 213,000  .Men  With   4S2  Guns.  Loudon. Feb. 2.���������Mr. Wyndli.-iin'B  declaration In the house of commons  that Great Britain will have In a fon-  nlirht 180,000 regulars In South Africa,  7.D0O Canadians and Australians ana  20,000 South Arrlcan volunteer:, was  ���������'(vlved  with  wonderment.  ���������"if this total of 213,000 troops wilh  *..*>"; guns all are. now there with the  execution of about 1S.000 that are now  afloat.  .eyond comparison this is the  largest force Great Britain has ever  nut   Into  the  field.  At thc end of the Crimean war she  hud scraped "together SO.OOO men.  Wellington at Waterloo had only  130 000  men.  Wyndham's speech was the strongest defence the government has yi*l  put Tor ward as to what has been  done.  The general tone of the. muinms  papers Is that his figures will u.ilon-  ish   the  country.  "Koughy speaking only SO.OOO men  are- nf the * front. Ten thousand  others have been lost, and 10.000 more  have  been   shut  up  at  Ladysmilh.  Excluding these there are 70,000  Irnops which have not yet been in  net Ion In addition tn those at sea.  Why so many effective men nav-  not vrt been engaged Is explained ny  ih������ IdcIc of land transport and the  organization of sunnlles to which *i**nl  tion as it_ will encourage new men to songs suug in his face���������and it wasn't  join the kifle association. My op- . by ','whitc-shlrted .'hoboes'' .either,  inion is that modern wars will be car- but by husky coal miners,  ried on something after the style of i White men cannot be deceived. If  Indian-fighting in the .Uni*..--.* State-, tho employment, aroacies_ will per-  the same tactics as ar������ being adopted slst iu engaging thorn uri"der"~Ial*e*"  r>- the Boers in the* present war with pretens.es the mine owners may c::-  Ongland, such as on tops of hills, in pect to lose them when they are ma.'.e  trenches, behind stones, etc. It will acquainted with tho true conditions  be a. case of pot shots    when    ever .i oi  auaira. -   ���������  head   or  body   is   exposed  und   a few i    Tho  Cninamcn  have  niuc   gods.and  hundred good rifle men well entrench-  only pray to the evil  spirits, reasoned will  hold  back  an  army  of    thou-   ing   that  sands.  My suggestion is that the government furnish every city and town in  yanada with a certain number of  rifles. There need not ho a rifle for  each man, as u number of men can  use the mhhc gun. The men will form  themselves    in     tissoclatlmis,   with  thc goad spirits will not  hurt them. They also look with contempt upon the Christians, who  only have" ono God. to whom the  I British and Boors pray alike lor vic-  ; tory   In   their   present  discord.  The   itifllcatious   for   an   ice   fam-  CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers ia.  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  Table furnished with the choicest  the market affords. Best Wines  L'quois and (Ji_ars.. Large, lipht  bedrooms. ltrttes    SI     a_day.  Monthly rate.  J. filii stone. Pp, ,.  RATE.   $l.oo   PER   DAY  Good accoiumtrdstiorl.    A.   good-inr  well supplied   with choice wi.u*-  liquors and ciuars.  Free Bus Meets All Tr ain.  Brown   & Pool  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale, Stable of tbe "uardeau and Trout Lake  Saddle    mid      Pack  always for hire.  Heirses  FreiRhti'in   and   Teaming  specialty.  very l'avurablr.    .lack  b'rost lias pok-  ,    , ��������� . . *l  ed his nose in once or twice but lail-  head association at Ottawa, the same   0& tQ , enough     to   make  us ihe Canadian Military ill fie league. a 80I.d ln.prcssioii upon the aqiiii pura  The Government should furnish car- rorma:lo:i. It Is to be hoped that  nidges to the different associations at focu.'n timidity will cease before the  or below the'cost. Let the central sun ceta ac*o:-a the Hue.  league offer small prizes, such as j Thc ,���������.���������,,,.- .iml laboring men gen-  badges, diplomas, etc., that will cost era���������y ot CanilUa ntul t|10 Western  the government only a few cents each, statC3 aro men of lienor if not dol-  i:c highest scores made by mum- . inrM> .ls ia 'evidenced by their firm  bers of each association and also ag- atllierenco to princlplo In the blocnn  gregate score among the different us- crisis. Of' all the white men that  scciutions throughout the Dominion. 1 have been deceived into coming into  believe a few thousand rifles distrib- the Slocan to take the places of  uted in'ihis way will do more good at , Union miners, nat one .has stayed  one tenth the cost of the old style o! .when the true condition of affairs  14 days drill and ony one practice at was learned. Swedes and dagoes,  the targets each year. A good rifle too ignorant to know better are the  shot is not made in a day (I think ���������K class of people the managors  every good marksman will bear me Vvo succeeded in getting, and they  out   in   this)   and    although    a    well  ollly a *evr*  drilled battalion.   Is very nice    on thr \  o   parade   ground,   after    all  it   .is    the  the gun that j  good marksman  behind  counts.  If   the   government   would   spend  Glover   &   Brais,   wholesale   men's  H.ml   T.ord   Kitchener hns  a   genius  for  il'-'i-'ill.i.  ft sfrms n** though the weight of  these masses must destroy the eiiuii-  Ihrlutn which now holds the F'.ntlsh,  force**!   ntntlonnry  wherepver  they  an***  Ltolmont-    flavK-     n**A    stro__     ro..,.      ���������<-"���������'������������������"'   Kianonnry   wihtopvit   in  iroimont,   says.    *, A   utroug     ^'"4, |���������  oontnet  with the Boer army.  furnishings,   of    Montreal,    has    assigned,  with  liabilities  of  ?U*1,000.  small portion of the money spent on I Tbe case against Edward St.  drill, in improving the Military lllfie George, who was charged witn at-  league system, and give more en- tempting to poison his wife by plac-  couragement to rifle practice better'[-g a n0xioiis drug called cocculus  result? would be obtained. .Should *n(jipl]q, in (h(> *��������������������������� Dot wac. ,ii,miKsod  nada be then called on at any time . "  *i,f P dismissed  she  will  he prepared  to   render most 1 at Ottawa.  valuable assistance to the empire by I Thomas A. Porter of Moose Jaw  sending many of the best marksmen charged with stealing*. $140 from an  in   the _world.      I   will   be  pleased   if -���������������������������,.���������  n!lnV-TO  nn   ������,���������*���������,_  ,,���������,tt,���������_M  miiiiuizniioii 01  svilitllll-s  10   ivnui'i  i^.ru      in    111-     v>-ji._. i     w.11    u_    iji-=i_.i:_    .1   ......      n������plr!__>   nn   thp   run   linlwoon  l-tohi-rtH   Is   devoting    his    oxr riencc..   any   volunteer   of    experience    woulu  express  pacKage  on tne  run  between  give  his  opinion    on   this    important  North  Portal and Moose Jaw, plead-  subject. ed guilty before Mr. Justice Itichard-  Thankinp you. Mr. Editor, in an- son at Rogina last Wednesday and  tIcl"atlon for pvlng this a place in wag sentcnced to five years' impris-  >our valuable  paper.  ^ ^ ^ onment   ,_   the   Manltoba   ponlt^ti.  B. A. RAMSAT.      ������ry.  2:30 Sunday school, or ' chiidrens  tervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) aud  sermon. Holy Days���������The Koly  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or S  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  afloruSunday school at 3:15.  ~E. C^_Paget7"_irD"rl"asj)-.*r-  Jolui Graham ol*'Winnipeg, ixr-  ganizer for the Brotherhood of Rail-.  Voad Trackmen, fell from the platform of the cast bound express at  McGregor, and received injuries sufficient tc justify bis removal to the  hospital  at Winnipeg  It is repotted that Mr. Carrutli-  ers, of Touchwood Hills, is about to  bo transferred to the Indian agency  at I_diuuiuon as clerk, to fill the  piano of Mr. Lake, who has left the  service and gone to New Zealand.  Mr. Carruthcrs is .well known in Ho-  gina, having been clerk iii" the Indian ollice there for ii number of  y������ars. .   .  An English weekly rcconlly asked  for short essays by boys on current  topics and printed them without editing. Here is a specimen: "l-rugger  aud Kannorbuliiim is one. He Is a  man of blud. t Mr. Chamborling has  written to him saying come out and  tlto give up the bind of the English  you havo took, lie is u boar-dutch-  nian and a wlckid hec.tbin. lord  Kitchener has been sent fur his  goary blud and to bring back hl.i  scandurlus head ded or alive.  The chain lettor.-which was started early in "November by Miss Emily  Oould of Montreal for the benefit of  thu Canadian. South Africa contingent' has already brought in tho astonishing sura of $1*100 In 10c pieces  or Instamps o_ that value. Feeling  tho responsibility of handling such  a fund Miss Gould recently requested  Ii. Goff I'enny, M.P., Hugh Graham aud Dr. Roddlek, .a.P., to come  to her assistance and assume the  part of trustees. Already nearly ?200  has been expended in antiseptic  dressings, invalid food, night gowns,  slippers, touques," fans, mosquito net--  ting, and toilet articles, which are  now safely stored on the Laurentian  In the care of Dr Ryerson, Red Cross  commissioner, who will undertake to  see' that they reach tho sick and  wounded Canadians wherever they  may bo found In the various hospitals  connected -with.- the South African  campaign.  Daily StiiRe leaves Thomson's  Landing  every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout. Lake Oitv.    For particulars write  CRAIG <& H1LLMAN. Thomson's Landing  (, Send for     Copy of th* Third An__--i Editi \*i  PETTIPIECE'S  \J[ TYOFKEVELSTOKE!  ;       Complete and _\ ������������������_���������. i-L-l-   All About Revelstoke  The Galeicay to the Wonderfully Rich .", m-:at i*wt'.i-ict of North  Kootenay and Canoe River.    Thc buz-l'ty Foin! for the  Bii) Bend, Trout Imxc, Jjirdcau, Itl^uncaet, Albert Canyon. Jordan lJass and Eagle Pass  Districts.   Business Men and Business Houses.   Thc name, Occupation and Residence of  Every Male Resident j  in    thc    City.  Price,  50 Cents  Addkkss :  -j^^L^r^S'arii'Sr^-^frnn^^rar^^r.  P. PETTIPJECE,  Ilevelstoki*. B. O.  _>__  L. HaigF^���������  Notary Public,  Solo Agent for  Revelstoke  Townsite  Mining-, Fire and  . Life Insurance..  on"-���������, opposite o.p.n. rw*it  \m\ WORK.  P>!ncksniitliiiifx, Jobbing,  Plumbing,' Pipu, Pitting,  Tinsmithing Slieet Iron  Work, Machinery Repaired. -  Mining    Work    a    Specialty*  ROBT. GORDON,;  TRn-o-etntolm. :*"   .'-,1- - w  ���������*U.'.*-__***t-**\-i*'*iM������^^  Don't Suffer  With  Gold Feet  At Night  But set _ Rood Hot Water Bottle.  Wo have them, all sites and. prices.  x&__l__ from tl 00 to $3.25 each.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO., LTD  j*0**"*-Matl  orders  Immediately  attended  to.  CHAS. It. McDO.S'ALI), Manager.  McliENZIE  AVE..   REVELSTOKE   STATION.  LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS  Prom   this date   the   HiiR.vLD   will  change its days of publication to Tues-.  <lnyt������ and Fridays.  Mi*, and Mrs.   H.   A.   Needham  re  turned this iiiorninu to their: home  ut  Thomson's Landing.  T. Grnh-i.ni. maniiRer of the Waver-  ly, has returned from the old country  und cume in to town on Saturday.  H. Perks and Mrs. Perks of Rossland, are in town on a visit to J. V.  Perks, proprietor of the Victoria  hotel.  ���������A consignment of   new Kaymond  sewiiiK machines just  received  at   It.  '.Hoivson'a furniture Htore.    Prico   $35  fu-h.   Call ut the store   and   inspect  them.  M. Hyatt, the contractor, reports  the new Illvcillewaet bridge as finished  ��������� with the exception of u few bolts.  The road, however, is not completed  and is not likely to be for a while.  The ifflcers and members of the  Fire Brigrnde No. 1, offer their thanks  to Mrs. and the. Misses Corbett for  their kindness in preparing coffee for  the brigade on the evening of the  "Union hotel fire.  The C. P. It. are granting a single  fare rate for the round trip to the  Rossland carnival. : Tickets will be  sold frriiii Revelstoke froth Feb. 12th  to the 16th, good to return leaving  Rossland up to Feb. 18th.  T. H. Dunne's Dramatic Company  are. busy rehearsing the "Chimney  Corner" for the entertainment on the  20th and hy all appearances a good  show will lie put on which will bring  out some new amateur dramatic talent  in Revelstoke.  ���������If you want to get fat, drink  LONG'S DUBLIN ALE and STOUT,  recommended by the medical profession. Orders left with Mr. Paget,  expressman, ot* by mail, will receive  prompt attention. Goods delivered  free,   J. _*. Long, Revelstoke Station.  There is no occasion for a scare, but  " the reports of the smallpox epidemic  just across the line south of us, are of  such a nature us to render it an imperative duty for parents to get their  children vaccinated without delay and  for everybody, who is not quite sure  about his or her immunity to do the  same.  The Herald regrets to announce  that on Saturday afternoon, J. W.  Vail was seized with ii stroke of  apoplexy, from which he has, however,  rallied considerably. The Herald  joins with the numerous friends of  which Mr. V������il has made during his  long residence here, in wishing him a  speedy aud complete recovery.  This is the ���������"���������ay for the despatch of  the Revelstoke consignment for the  Sock Contingent to Vancouver. The  ladies of the committee have worked  hard, and ns a result of their efforts  thu gratifying amount of $235 has  been collected and expended in the  purchase of the articles i-tlled for by  the promoters of the idea. This speaks  for itself.  There was a meeting of No. 1 fire  brigade iu their hall Inst night, at  which the question of the appointment  of chiefs was discussea. It was. evident that the majority were in favor  of one chief for each brigade without  salary. Several members of No. 2  brigade were present and it was de-  ~���������"-ctdtd-io-hold-a���������joint���������_meeting_of_the_  two brigades on Wednesday, when  this point will be settled.  '. A false alarm from No 6 box brought  the No. 1 brigade up town yesterday.  An examination of the box in question  showed that the alarm must have been  due to some , mysterious electrical  combination. It happened exactly at  the time when the electric light came  on and a crossed wire may have had  >Eometbing to do with it. But the  -snow around the box itself was sufficient evidence that nobody had been  "monkeying" with it, as w������a the first  not unreasonable xuppoaition.  The hockey tournament wi I be ore  of the chief features of the Kossbind  nil-nival. The first match will lie (in  the afternoon of the lntli., between  Rosnland and Boundary teams, the  second at 7.1X1 in the evening between  Revelstoke and Vernon, after which  Victoria and Ni'lsun will try conclusion. On Friday the winners in the  first two iimli lies of Thursday will  play and on Saturday evening the  final tie will be played oil. The curling bonspiel liegiiis on Tuesday and  three rinks are expected to compete  '       from here.  fdtt**     _*4*4/  Sons of England Supper and Social.  Lodge; Royalty of the S. 0. E. B. S.  gave their annual supper und social in  the lodge room on Friday evening.  Supper was served at 8. p.m., when a  goodly company of the .brethern and  their lady guests sat down to a bountiful spread.   The following was the  BILL OF FARE.  Turkey and Cranberry Sauce  Ilarn Roast Beef  Mashed Potatoes and Green Peas  Lemon Pie Fruit Pic      ���������    Uaspbery Tart  Orange Jelly      Pino Apple Jelly  Kaspoerv Jolly    Vanilla Jelly  Assorted Cakes  Cream Cheese Celery  Tea Coffee  Apples      Oranges      "tutu      Salted Alinonds  Museatelles Dates Caudle*  After these good things had been  discussed and ample justice done to  them, the following programme of  toasts, songs and recitations was  rendered and greatly appreciated:  Toast Tbe Queen and Royal Family  Violin Solo Jas. Taylor  Song   Tlie Village Blacksmith..  J. Lee  Comic Son*;.. II. Edwards  Song .-..A, K. B. Hearn  Song���������Union Jack ,' H. Varnes  Toast���������The Ladles  ..W. Mather  Song T. Skinner  Recitation���������Ordered to the Front...W. Watson  Song.....  ....Jas. 0111  Piano Solo K. Smy the  Toast���������Army and Navy  .Capt. Taylor  Song..................................Jas. Taylor  Song. F. Hlches  Comic Song. S. Lawrence  The Press  .Measr.s. Thompson and Grogau  God Save the Queen.  A pleasant feature of the evening  was the presentation to Worthy  President Taylor of a handsome silver  inkstand and pen by the members of  the lodge, in appreciation of the prominent part which Capt. Taylor has  taken in'the work of the lodge since  its inception. The inkstand hears the  following inscription: "To VV. P., T.  E. Ij. Taylor from the members of  lodge Royalty. S. O. E. B. S., Revel*-  stoke, B.C., Jan. 1, 1000." The proceedings wound up with an impromptu  dance, the music being furnished by  Messrs. Humphreys, piano. and  Suiythe and Taylor, violin. The ball  was 'kept up till an early hour on  Saturday morning, when the brethren  and their guests retired after spending  a thoroughly enjoyable evening.  SEE THE-  2 Red Cross  When you hairi) to purchase drugs or get a  prescription filled. Bee that the Bed Cross Is  on the package. It Is a guarantee that the  drugs used are pure and prime. For not only  Is it Important to have pure drugs, but also  prime drugs. Unfortunately there are many  Inducements offered to manufacturers to use  drugs, which, although pure, do not serve the  purpose of doing any better than those which  are actually adulterated. These are drugs  which have been collected out of season, or  havo been badly cured.  Wo use our experience (ot nearly 20 years) In  examining tho drugs wo use. and you can  depend upon everything being In the prlmcst  condition.  G-.F. Curtis  1 THE DRUGGIST "  Successor to the McD. A. W,  Co.)  Red Cross Drug Store  REVELSTOKE STATION.  Winter Suits!  Overcoats!!  We have a few Winter  Suits and Overcoats' on  hand yet, and as the -season is well advanced, we  will sell them  At a Big Reduction.  "__ LEADING STORE  **  War, War, War!!  In all its grim earnestness is in full swing.  Prices of all goods are STEADILY ADVANCING, especially in the matter of WOOLEN  GOODS is this the case  "Forewarned is forearmed." Six months ago,  knowing that owing .to the scarcity of Wool,  all lines of Woolen Goods would advance in  price before 1900, we ordered direct from the  manufacturers in England, $2,000 worth  of Men's, Womens'and Children's Hosiery. This consignment has just arrived, and  is offered to you on the basis of the LOW  PRICES, which means that we can sell them  at about the pi ice we ourselves should have to  pay for them  Selling at Cost.  Women's and Children's  Health Brand Underwear  Children's Lama Boas���������  30c. to 75c. each.  M. K. Lawson, _*������__&  Ited Rose negreo meets second and fourth  Fridays of each month; White Rose. Degree  meets lirst Friday of each month,In Oddfellows'  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  H. VARNES, T. E. _. TAYLOR,  Secretary. President,  JAKES GILL S CO.,  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie  Avenue.  Porridge  Stuffs  A Special Assortment  Just Received.  A. NfSMITH  Baker, Grocer and Confectioner.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our prices on  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  t_11t.1I1.fi ,t.\i ���������_i1fh.__.t. if ������������������-������������������_������������������_.���������_���������-������������������_' >._��������� ���������_������������������_��������� Jut- ilirfhrti -_-  ICJ.Amani  Tobaccos, Pipes, Cigars, Etc.  Scientific Works on Mining, Etc.,  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE  No. x6_8.  Regular meetings are hold tn th*  Oddfollow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. ���������barb.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  THOS. STEED, W.K.  Court Mr.. BegWe  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets In tho Oddfellows' Hall.on the second  and fourth Mondays of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to attend.  K.D.J.C. JOHNSON,  Chief Ranger.  C.W.MITCHELL,  Reo.-8*������.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Minos, London.    Seven yeare  at  Morfa  Works, Swansea.    17   years Chief  Chemist  (o Wlgnn Coal and Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late chemist and Assaycr, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  CALL AND SEE  Mlnorals, Mines and Mining by Osbor n  Prospecting,    Locating   aud    Valuing  Mines���������by Stretch.  Handbook of Rocks���������by Kemp.  Prospecting for Gold  and   Silver���������b  Crake.  Stamp Milling ot Gold Ores���������by Rickard  T  -w.._������������������.���������_��������� _���������_������������������.���������-.������������������_���������._*��������� _���������. _*������������������_���������.._������������������._���������..���������_._��������� ._������������������������������������_ ,TilTiiTijri.f-AJr..i.._������  Guy Barber, jeweiier,  ^���������T _*_-_���������_        T_    '      ITT    _    FT-*** 1-- 1"_T_-  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR-  Service of Intercession at St. Peter's.  The service in St.!Peter's church on  Sunday, evening was attended liy large  numbers. Throughout it partook of  an intercessory form for the soldiei-s  and others on active service in South  Africa. At evensong special lessons  were read and the psalms simp; in St.  Paul's on a like occasion were chanted,  121, 122, 130. 138. The sermon by Dr.  Paget was ������. profound and deeply interesting discourse on the subject of  prayer, which he defined to be a.  divinely appointed means for man to  do God's will. The subject was handled  iu a most masterly fashion with  particular reference throughout to the  expediency of special intercession for  the success of our arms in South  Africa. After: the sermon 'i special  form of intercession put forth by the  Bishop of Salisbury was said and  formed a deeply moving and impressive portion of the -service. During the  collection the grand old hymn "O God  our help in ages past" was sung, and  after the blessing the large congregation joined, as one man, in singing the  lirst verse.of the national anthem.  The Central Fire Hall Question.  It appears to the Herald that it  would be well for the city council to  consider whether at this eleventh hour  it might not be for the best interests  of the protection from fire of this city  -to-reniove-.the_McKenzie avenue fire  THESE GOODS ARE OF THE  FAMOUS   TIGER   HEAD   BRAND  TAILOR MADE.  and a perfect fit guaranteed.  A. McLean  Kamloops Store, Revelstoke Store,  Next P. O. McCarty's Block  John D. Sibbald  Sole Agent  For tne Revelstoke  TOILET  SOAPS  FincBt Lines on the Market, from  French, Kngllsh, German, American  and Canadian manufacture.  CROWN LAVENDER.  CROWN GLYCERINE.  PEAR'S GLYCERINE.  CLEAVER'S GLYCERINE.  471X. GLYCERINE.  Fine, Fresh White'Castile; large cake,-Me.  FIELD & BEWS,  Bachelors of Pharmacy.  NIGHT BELL.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,  Birds, Animals'. Kto., preserved  and mounted.  THIRD STREKT. KAHT OF SCHOOLHOU8B  MISS STEELE.  Teacher of Music, Drawing, and Painting in  oil and water color. French, Latin, Mathematics. .        .  MuslcGO cents per lesson of one hour.  Pupils allowed daily practico on.piano *re*������"  of charge.  When you reach Ferguson, B.C.-,  Slop at the ,!������������������  Hotel Lardeau  J. Latjqhtok, Proprietor.  Best 12.00 a day house in the Lardtau. Beat  of cuislno service.���������Finely equipped, bar.���������  Choicest vrlucs, liquors and cigars.���������Headquarters for miners and mining men.���������Well  lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnished  Notice Is hereby given that an application  HI be made to tlieLegisUtivB Assembly of tha '  Province of British Columbia, at Its next ses-  Company.  equip, maintain, and  C.F.R. ToWnsite  TTTTTT_^TT_^_tTTTTTTtTTtTT _p  %  1 Clean  Linen  hall to a more central point, geographic-ally considered, of the city, and  establish one really efficiently equipped  and organized fire brigade in it. They  are proposing to expend nearly $1,000  in patching up the old Front street  station, admittedly-as only a. temporary expedient. The stern logic of  f.icts has recently removed all objections which may previously have  existed to amalgamating the two  brigades and their ..'equipments into  one. Is it wise to spend more money  on a system which is acknowledged  to he inettlcient and to wait till furthi r  enl-unities compel us to adopt the plan  of 11 central fire hull, by which and by  which alone, it is admitted a really  efficient service' ran be rendered fi. r  the money which is being spent?  is indispensable to the  well dressed man. We  are up-to-date in our  methods and make y'-ur  linen look like new.  Your collars are shaped  properly and your shirts  fit your neck with comfort. We want your  work. Satisfaction guaranteed. Business office:  Two doors east Molsons  Bank,  No Chinese Employed.  X Surprise Steam Laundry %  F. Buker, Proprietor.  ���������i,  jp F. Bilker, Proprietor. ���������>.  ������'H"M*'l*'H'^vt*'f'T''������������'������'l^'T'^t-r������VM  ..Columbian College,  New Westminster, B. C.  Thorough and Competent Staff:  Rev. W. J. Sipprell, B. A., B. D., Principal..  Prof. R. W. Suter, B. A.. Registrar.  Miss S. E. Springer, Lady Principal.  Mrs. W. J.- Sipprell.  ,.    Mrs. Rev. J. F. Betts.  The only institution In thc Province affording all the advantages of a liberal  education to ladies and gentlemen, with rates for board and tuition within  reach of all. Students are under the care of experienced and specially qualified  instructors. The curriculum embraces all departments ol a full College course,  students prepared for Teacher's Certificates of all grades. . Matriculation and  Arts, a full course in the latter.  Degrees and Diplomas granted.  Musical and Commercial courses, also Mining and Assaying.  rhysical Culture���������Special attention given lo backward students. Strict supervision'observed.   Beautiful situation.   Satisfaction assured.  Full course in Theology.   Special attention given to Hebrew and Biblical Greek.  Students prepared for a full University course.   .  ������*_f���������Spring term begins January 8th, 1900.  Term*:���������Board, ���������'16.00 a month.     Tuition, H 00.  'All fees payable in advance.   --     ���������   - Mn������in andCommercial Branches each *_.00 a month. .  Latin,  Creek,  French,  German,  Hebrew,  Science,  and  airEngllsh'Sraiichesf1  Shorthand,  Typewriting  and Book-keeping taught by best modern methods.  Start a  Bank Account!  and secure your CLOTHES from  our up-to-date tailoring emporium.  We guarantee you a perfect* fit.  the best quality of goods on the  market, latest fashions, and we'll  go easy on your linuk account.  We give you fit" Hiiish and quality  and the work is not done in eastern sweat-shops.  R. S. WILSON  slon. for an Act to Incorporate  with power to construct, equip, im  operate telephone and telegraph lines within  and throughout thc Province of British Columbia, aim to construct, erect, and maintain  such and so many.poles and other works 'amd  devices,as the company deem necessary for  making, completing, supporting, using, working, operating and maintaining tho system ot  communication by telephone and telegraph,  and to open or break up any part or parts of  thc s&lii,highways or strceti as often as the,  said Company, its agents, officers or iworkmen.  think proper, * and - for the purposes of tho  undertaking to purchase, acquire or.leaso, and  hold and sell and dispose of lauds, .building*  or tenements within thc; limits aforesaid, and  to purchase or lease, for any terra of years, any  telephone or telegraph lino established, or to  bo established, in British Columbia. c*onnect**d  or to be connected with tho line which tho  Com [iany may construct, and t������ amalgamate  with or, lease .its line or lines, or any, portion  or portions thereof, to any company possessing, as proprietor, any Hue of telephone or  tcicgraph.:.communt<.>atloii"connecting.'"or tn  he connected, with the said Company's lino or  lines, and to, borrow .'���������'money for tho purposea*  nf the Company," and to pledge or mortgage  anv of,tlio Company's assets for: that-purpose, *  and'to receive bonuses or ^privileges from any  person or body corporate, and' with all other."  usual, necessary nnd incidental rights, powers  or privileges as may be necessary or Incidental  to 1 lie attainment of the above objects, or any  of thorn.  Dated this 15th day of December. 189ft:  J. R.' BROWN, . *  102-10 Solicitor for the Applicants.  For further information apply to���������  Rev. W.  -_���������-  Sipprell, B. A., B.D.,  ^    . Principal.  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 86.  Quite a little crowd of aspirants for  service..'in Strathcona's Horse wen  gathered at the station yesterday to  meet the No. I train on which the  reciuitioK officer was expected to  arrive, accofditip to a despatch from  Col, Steele posted "in the post office.  However, no one was on the train  fitiswerinp* to that description, and the  porter of the sleeper stated;, that he  understood that Col. Steele would he  alonj? today. The Hkrald does not  much expect that Col, Steele himself  vriirbe here, as he is husy buying  horses-for the corps in Alberta, hut it  is probable that fnsp. Belcher,; the  adjutant of the N. W. M. Police, who  -was announced as the recruiting  "officer in the public 'press;.: or -perhaps  Inup. Snyder, the adjutant of Strath-  _on*'s Horse, may be along today.  The Nettie L  W. B. Pool, inanngerof the Great  Western Mines Ltd., came up from  the south yesterduy. He left iigulii  this morning with A. H. Hnldich, who  will take charge of a first, shipment of  50 tons of -.ore from Arrowhead to  Trail. Mr. Pool went on to the Landing to look after another 50tons,which  will be shipped on Thursday. He reports that the lower tunnel is through  the hanging wall on the No. 1 lead and  everything is looking favorable   _  "The snow plow went off the track  at Glacier at 0 o'clock on Sunday  morning, it took the wrecking train  all Sunday and Monday getting it  back.  Vegetables  Fruits  Produce  ���������:AT:  Anthracite Coal...  Mini! Tr��������� Furnace or Stove Use.  Price per ton for Stove Coal -lelivered irom Cars���������$9.00  ������ ������        Furnace Coal delivered from Cars--$8.50  Cash Must Accommpany Orders.  F. McCarty, Reveistokei B,C.  - Watches  * That's our Specialty. We also carry a ���������}���������  4< line of Watches,' Silverware. Gold and *  4< Silver Novelties; all-kinds of Jewelry.  T  I E.M. ALLUM, I  2* The Leading ������  * Watchmaker and Jeweler. "j.  2  First Street, next door to Hkrald ofllco. j-  Crage  Agents.,  & Mayne  Smelter  Townsite   Revelstoke.  Agents   Phoenix, Western, British American,. London & Liverpool, and  Globe Fire Insurance companies.  Pianos and  Organs  UNED ANDREPAIRED  - NOTICE ':������������������  Notice is horebv given to purchasers of-lots  in Block "A," Town of. Kovelstoke, otherwise  known as the "MnraTownslto Properly," that  all instalments on account of purchase are to  be. paid to John' D. Sibhald, Mara Townsite;  Agent; arid to uo other person.  fiJ. A.MARA,  NOTICE '  NOTICE IR HETtEBT 'GIVEN- that 60 days  after date I intend to apply'to the Chief  Commissioner;'of-Lands1 and ..Worts'far permission to purchase 820 acres: of land .situate ,.  in the;Yale District and Burnt Basin,'marked  ont and described as follows. Ituglnnlng at a  post marked Initial Post, and "W.K.Ellis'  North-Kast .Corner"; thence 80 chains west;  thence40 chains south:' thence 80chains east;  thence 40 chains north, to tho plaoo" of  beginning. ,","-'  Dated this 2Cth day ot November, 1899.  .   - ;' ,W. E. JSLttt;  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby, given that all persons  having claims against the Union Hotel up to  January '20th will he paid by. the undersigned  and that all accounts due to the hotel np to  the same date aru to be paid to the same.  ,,._._ '���������HrATBROWN.���������  Revelstoke, Jan. 27. .'" tf  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN..  Savage Bros.  Second Street.  A Full and Complete Line.  All Purchases delivered fre������ of Charge.  Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that I>. Stamper is no  longer connected with'the Hrotherhood of  RailwayBrldcemcn, and the Hrotherhood of  Kallway Hridgcmen will not be responsible  for any debts contracted for by Daniel "Stamper  on tbeir bohalf after this date.  THOS. OILE8PIE,  Master.  DANIEL FRASKK,  Secretary,  Revelstoke, Jon. 30,1900.  WANTED.  By a lady, bachelors- mending to do.  ge$ modcrBte,  Apply at Hotuld office.  Char  We hereby notify the smoking  public that the Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members of  the Union to work in our Factory,  and UNION C! _AR MAKERS are  now at work with us.  THOS. LEE. Proprietor.  The Famous Crow's Nest Coal  Leave your orders at my office on McKenzie Ave.  Terms:  $7.50  Cash with order.  a ton. Delivered from the cars.  John D. Sibbald  For Terma Etc., apply to  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  Newly Built. Newly Fumishod.  Lighted by Electricity.  $f.00 Per Day.  The City Hotel  Robt. Cftley. Proprietor.  Boil Wines, Uqnors and Cigars. Headquarters for Railway Men.  Large and .Well Lighted  Sample Rooma   Night  Hourly Street Car  Ilelweop Hotel una Station  Heated by Hot Air and Electric  Bells and Lightln evory room  Froe Bus Meets All Trains  Reasonable Rates    ieeco-CEIl. v__aTo:R:__f_---__-  JOHN "V. PERKS, Proprietor. .  Grill __���������)*_ In Connection for the Convenience of Gnegts  ���������5)  ^������w_lsM������, iX.  Winter Goods  Skates!  Skates!!  Skates!!  Acme,. plain and nickle plaU d.  Hockey, plain and plated.  Tenders for' Furnace.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the ondc/  signed will be received up to noon on Friday .  the 2nd day of February, 1900. .for .the placing -  of a coal burning furnace and necessary piping  aud attachments In the new Fire Hall.  Specifications may be seen on application to  the undersigned on Tuesday, Jan. 80th.  Thc lowest or any tender not  necessarily  accepted,   . ���������.  C. E. BHAW,  City Clerk.  Braying and Express  :     Having bought out P. Henderson'*  draying and express business. I am >  fireparcd to do all kinds of work in ray  Ine upon shortest notice.  Moving Household Effects _ Specialty.  ���������. F. W. McGregor.  Telephone 1. Savage _ Co.  Agent for the Celebrated Morris Planet'.  Special Nickle Plated  locke- Skates.  Spec  Hockey _  With Puck Stopper.  Racing Skates  Hockey Sticks, Best Quality  Hockey Pucks  Skate Sharpeners  Curling Stones Expected  ' D_ily_____________  .W. M. Lawrence  Hardware.  Tinware.  Stove*.  FIREINSURAWCE^  All classes of insurable covered  at fair and equitable rates.  LIFE INSURANCE^,  ��������� Policies���������non-forfeltable, ��������� guar,  antecd values, cash loan values,  throughout the history of the  policy.    ���������      .    ���������  MONEY TO LOAN/,  on good business or residential  property.  lac^JiYEnE BUKER,  Jas. I. Woodrow  "RUTOHBR  Retail Dealer in���������    *  Beef-Pork,  ,      Mutton, Etc,  Fish and -Game in- Se*-_90Br,'.-,:  All orders promptly ***_���������-.  EdTinS",. HBYH&rS*_OKB..E-.^  sj  \  ���������H

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