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 w  I.*'  VEL  2  -3  -issT_r__3__) a?-w-_;o__3-j!_---"w___i__3_s:--- *__T_)r__3si-___T_"s ____-rx)  __n_=^i_p___"_rs^  ���������i  ���������? *.  W. ���������"  ,'f ���������  fit  ���������_=  Vol.  IV.    No.  14.  REVELSTOKE. B. C. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, _900.  $2,00 a Year m'Adva-nce. "..'-!  ^ ���������        ���������*.-'-'.-.*:���������:      :-*:;���������.*���������-* ;..:Bi:-.: : -.  -������-*���������*-  ROBERTS AND FRENCH  I. B. HUME  Make It Interesting for Cronje  On the Modder  We are getting ready  for. "*"*���������  Stock  Taking  and we are now offering  very special inducement- to  the public, in order to make  a clean sweep in some line.**  and-a-big reduction in oar  ���������tockin.every line. This  can be accomplished by tlie  low prices and good quality  we*_n������ offering. No to-__  here for many details, but  come and sue for yourself.  When we advertise a sale  of this kind the public can  rely upon its ireality. We  do just  what we advertise..  -_���������-' La"te-**t Stvles.sNohbie.t Patterns.-  '^���������jUi _i������- Reductions' to clear.--- ;���������>���������_ "  W. G. R. Shirts?  For only "������������.'00.        "    '  _#eckties  Ladies'  Undervests  Special Bargains in these. ,  Boots and  Shoes  Great Biit'giiins,  stock-taking.  to clear 'before  Boys  Footwear  Just in,���������all sizes, nil prices.  All Christmas  Goods Left  we are oftering  At Cost  Special Sale  of Crockery  We have decided  to i-o.tiniH.oi-*.  Bpecia'lCrockery Snle for a few  dvyB more.     Don't fail to get. one  $7.50  Dinner Set-, of 100  Best value in town.  dvyB  .of our  Jiieceu.  Oups and  Saucers  English  regular  do_en.  make,  Hrst  quality,  size, only PC  cents  the  JUT  Fresh  Groceries  A Carload of assorted Grocepies  ���������no wbeing opened up. The most  complete and varied stork now  on hand ever offered hy its.. The  latest delicacies in town ; -some  of them especially inviting.  When vou feel like'having something "for a change" drop in and  n**e our up-to-date Grocery line.  We can satisfy tlie most fastidious.  We are Sole Agents For  -1  .'  C. B. Hume & Co.  BRILLIANT STROKE OF BUSINESS  Cronje.Barred from the Road to Bloem-  fontein���������Roberts Has 50,000 Men  Operating in Boer Territory.���������A Disloyal Natal Englishman Imprisoned.���������  Mafeking Can Hold Out Till June'.���������  . A Skirmish Round Rcnsberg.  London, Feb. 13.���������A Dm ban despatch s'iys that tho Boer .raid into  Zululand is assuming alarming proportions and the natives are liable to take  a hand in the game and light the Boers.  A Kimberley despatch of Sunday s  dale fays that there was a bonibatd-  meiit on the -Ui mid the morning of  tlie (lib. Tli**������- was 'also a small  infantry engagement lasting two  hours, of which thure are no particulars so far.  RRN8B_RO, Feb. 13.���������The Boers are  actively pressing their way around  Kensberg. Tbe British force, consisting of a section of artillery and 150  hoi-*.!*-*, which reached Slingersfontein  1111 Feb. lOlh, were compelled 10 fall  back on Reusherg owing lo the eastern  Hank being threatened.  London, Eeb. 13.���������A private telegram say������ thnt Gen. Wood has moved  up tiom the sot-lhward and. seized  ZotiUpans Drift, 40 miles smith -*f  iviuiiiei'ley, winch he now holds. Tint,  is an important, position.  A MatekiiigdespAich says that Col.  Baileii-l'oweirhus received woul Irom  Gen. Roberts promising relief in a few  weeks. The garrison is game nud  there is.pleuty of food.  _ Vourteen hundred refugees have  rrived at Modeler river from Lhe  Barclay West, district, whence tlu-.y  have been driven away by the Boers.  Tiiey say the Boers' loss was 2,000 men  during i-c*_>i>nald'_'-i-Connaibaiice.  A Durban despatch reports that the  Btilish .artillery have forced the  Boers to evacuate the'eamp on Ilang-  -iina Uill.  London, '.Feb.. 14.���������A de. patch tithe Daily M.nl from Renihei-g.-dated  yesterday, says: There has been very  severe and bald lighting for two 'days  near Coli-hei-g. The Boers are 'm.ik-  ing strenuous efforts to Hank' the  'British left. The enemy occupies  si long positions from Aclitei'taug, a  tew. miles northeast of Colesberg.  through J-ottonleiii, lo u point five  miles south ot Kasfontein. The fighting has 'been very severe during the  last few .days. .Yesterday tbe Boeis  attacked"the position of the Worees-'  tei-hires'to the southeast of-Colesberg"'  -Tbe���������tighting. i*ciiiliinied_al_.*day, and  after dark it was connidered necessaiy  lo withdraw to'Hen's berg. * Our losses  are not yet known. On the left the  West Australians, Wiltshire- and  Berkshire's had hot and bard fighting,  hut they .-held.'their positions -against  long odds. " The Boc _ losses were very  heavy, owing lo the growing difficulties experienced by, convoys reaching  llie>caiiips,.iill of lhe latter were vacated last night and the' troops willi-  diawu to Kensberg. Tlie Jioers are  limning .the farms of, the .Loyalists,  but tlie latter have contrived to 'get  away their stock. ' ' '"  .The British, strategy -.must* be "to  crush in succession,Lhe principal Boer  toi.es near>Ki 111 lierley, Ooleslie.rg and  -loriiilierg by bringing against them  gieatly superior uuiiibers. Much de  peuds 011 what ba|ipeus in Natal.  General joiihui. is not. likely to  abandon bis present enterprise agaiii.it  Ladysmith until disaster looiher Boer  armies iciiiipels' bun to. Tbe indica  >tions as to Gen. Buller's immediate  inLetiLions are contradictory. One  int'oiinant, who has iutiiualed. relations wilh the war office, predicts a  .movement within two days. A iiuui-  ������ter ot 101 respondents who have been  with Gen. Buller, however, have been  lo.Lhii'tiau tor a tew day's rest, under  lhe impression that nolhitig is to*** lie  clone, immediately.* Tbe war oflice has  duecled tbe Bigblh Division ot 10,-00  men to "prepare lo go -out to South  Africa.   -  London, Feb. 13.���������A .revised list ot  Die Binisli cnsiialties at Pnlgiester's  Ui.lt li-..111 July 5iti to February 7th.  MiH'Ws:-kille_-_0;���������wounded,--!-;���������ume  missing.  London, Feb. 14.���������(.1-1:35. p.m.)���������Gen.  Kiencb has hnced a .passage al Ciy's  iJritt ami occupies the hilts north 01  ilit. liiti', capturing three of-the  enemy's gnus and all ibeir supplies,  wliile Gen. Gordon has seized 1-nnUvai  i_ 1 it'L, and a second drifl lielweeu thai  mid Clip Dull, logclher wall two  luoreof l be Boer laageis. Gen. French-  peiim malice w..s a most In-illiaiiL one  considering that a lerriHc* and blinding  UunLsLulin was raging at tbe lime, and  mi ing lo ihe rapidity ut ihe movement  lie met with Utile or no opposition and  reiuaikaiily small losses.  Ladysmith, Fei>.-8.���������Mr. H. C. Foss,  a native ol Natal, has li.en couri-  iiitrLialcd and Beuienced to 25 years'  imprisonment at hard luhiir lor circii  ���������allug false repo U whuh'imght have  a tendency lo discotitagu tbe I.i oops  and tor exciting the soldiers to descr  lion.  London, Feh. 15.��������� 4:_0 a.m.���������For the  Ill-si time since lhe war began the  British army is now inside tlie Boer  frontier. Lord * Roberts with 40,000  infaiitiy, 7,000 cavalry and 150 guns,  itirued the enemy's hues al Magei-b-  t'oiilein and is already operating on the  Orange Free Stale territory. But so  far only u. small engagement has been  entered into, but u large tactical  advantage has- been gained to lhe  relief of Kimberley which is within  a measurable teach aud the way to  Bloeml'oiileiu is also opened up aud  made much easier. * -  ��������� London, Feb. 14.���������The war office  has issued the following furlber  message from Loid Uoheits was  received this evening: Dekil's Drifl,  Feb. 14.���������General French left this  morning with three brigades of cavalry, artillery and mounted inf*inlry,  i eluding several colonial contingent.,  in order to seize a crossing of thu  Modder river, aboul 25 miles-distant,  and tepot'ls by a despatch dated 5:30  p.m.. that, he has forced a passage at  Clip Drift and occupied the hills north  of the river, capturing three of the  enemy's laagers with their supplies.  While Geo.Gordon,of 1 hel5lh Hussars,  wilh his brigade, who had made a  feint ������������������uuu.'k at -Ciuidoval Drift, be  tweeu Unit and Clip Drift, together  with -two  ''_jor_    laager's.     General  I ;������;j!^j������j^j������_>j>jM.J-_-#^^ <  GREAT DEPARTMENTAL STORE!!  ] i-*3������__xs*_xgr������__-^^  iiWe are Always on the Alert  ���������w-i *.:_  ,~ -. _��������� ', '  iBoo.oao'SO'r'floao.p.op.ooop.co.no.  Jr_������_������S-X_<**x������_X__*_-_-^  Active sales necessitate constant pruning if jj  il stocks are to be healthy and free from strag- j;  i| glers. We go through each department care- j;  i| fullyand quicken the pace of every thing, that |  intends to lag behind. Just now new Spring Goods ||  'I of every sort are clamoring for room, and s;  ii things that belong to Witter are being forced |  ii out at a lively rate. That fact touches many pf  ii the bargains in this list and make it decidedly  interesting for these who shop with us on Saturday. Ready with these on Saturday morning.  French's performance was brilliant,  and Lieut. Johnson, of the Inniskilling  Dragoons, is the only officer reported  seriously wounded. The Sixth Division was straight on the bank of the  Kieta Watervaal Drift and is moving  to support Ihe cavalry. The Seventh  Division is here and will go on this  afternoon. Four officers and 53 men  had to be sent last evening in the  returning'out wagons to the railway  line prostrated by the intense heat and  exhaustion.  Lord Roberts has evidently; ordered  General Macdonald's reconnuisance to  Knndoi-berg in order to draw the  enemy's -attention westward away  from their contemplated movement  through the Orange Free State. The  Boer's army is barred from the direct  route to Bloemfoulein and even on the  road by Hoshkof It would be ex  posed to a flank attack during the  march. Gen. Cionje, on learning of  Lord Roberts' disposition on Tuesday  and Wednesday, must have had an  interesting problem to solve. He had  to consider whether to hold on  to his  iiositiunt at Jacobsdale and Magers-  ontein and to seize Kimbeiley, or to  raise the siege and move oil, and, if so,  what direction, whether lo Bloemfon-  tein or northward'across the vaal.  The events form the brilliant opening  of a new campaign, which is being  marked hy concentration of purpose,  and by an energy that augurs well for  the future, -The public must wait  patiently for the result of these operation-, remembering that tbe distance  to be covered is considerable and the  heat intense. It is possible there may  be 110 general action until Friday.  A despatch from Mafeking said the  garrison could hold out there until  next June.  KIMBERLEY IS RELIEY%  Gen. French Marched in With,  His Flying' Column. '"'[  BLOEMFOHTEIH WILL BE HF.XT  -Boots and Shoes  50   pair Men's ChroVne "Calf,  laced nnd elastic-" side  '-���������nc>t-.r!*i_e_ 6J' to 10: retrular  price $!__.. and $:-*.50.  .Saturday:  ...-.'���������..' ....; ' ���������,* $2.������������.  .25 pairs Woinens' Dongola   Laced   Boots,   new  style  mid perfect Hctrnfftregtilar price $3.   Side price.82_S-  , Women's Thick-WooljGerman Felt Slippers; regular ���������  price COc. for .*��������� :\ac  Childr. n's Fancy, Felt Slippeis; thick  soles; .regular  "price dot*.- --_������le-������iii*.**- ..-T.."...-:  :.-_.. -v Jrr^.'." =:?.. -40c  Misses'  Fancy   German Felt. Slippers,* sizes  11 to 2;  regular ;>riee"75c; now : 50c.  10c Flannellettes  for 7c.  ���������-       ,v  30 inch, soft finish. Strip.-Flannelette,  regular price LOc. a yard. , S.iturday. .'.*.  - fast  colours;  ......7c  Clothing Reductions  Men's. Blue   Black   Beaver   Cloth   Overcoats,  good  ������>..���������.-weight, single-hiea-ted. Hv front,  (*h>*ster_e!d-style,  "velvet collar; selling today   for   $13.50.-   Saturday���������   $10.50  Men's Nightshirts  % Men's Heavy Flanellette Nightshirts, collar attached  ������ and-pocket, pearl buttons, double stitched seams, full  g   leuglh. all sistes; regulai'price    SI.    Saturday's   price  e  75c  For Stylish Costumes  Our Dressmaking Parlors are at ���������yotir disposal and  for your convenience. Every attention given to^-our  orders. The latest Spring Fashion plates are ready  for your inspection, whet her you rame to buy or not.  Toi-ll be interested in seein*g them.     Fiee to all who  We have a grand stock nf fine Dress Materials, in-  I'lui-ing-the nicest and newest goods that fashion's  latest -caprices cull for. and you certainly can't find  such low pricing as we make on these stylish fabrics.  Youths $5 S*ii������&-V>:'*'  ���������for-$3.9^^8'.-    ��������� : ���������.-.--;, -T  Youths* Three-Piece' Suits, short pants, .single-  breasted, sacque shape, "brown, and dark grey, all  wool Canadian tweed, Italian Cloth, linings, well  made.   Regular price $5 00; sale price $3.7������  Furs and Hats  25 Ladies* Sailor and  Walking Hats,  in  Selling today at %% 00.   S iturday   Greenland Seal Cape. 27 inches  long,  hea  Italian Cloth linings; selling today at $25,  Alaska Sable Ruff. Selling today  price   Quills, assorted  colors;  Saturday   all colors.   $1.00  envy   twilled,  Saturday   $15.00  at  $7.   .Satin day's   $4.50  regular price 10c.  to 2oc.���������   _��������������������� 5c-  Men's Furnishings  Men"*- heavv _re.v wool socks, soft and warm: regular  price. _0c.  " Sale' price Two Pair for 25c  Men's. Heavy Scotch -Wool Undershirts, double-  lneasted R-.hhed skirt and cuffs; regulai price $1.50.  Saturday���������. * ���������.....,.  *��������� ..������.���������.....���������������$1.00  35c. White Sheeting  for 25c.  -72ini-h-Fine-Bleai-hed-S!ieetinR, he������.v-y-q'iality,-s"ff,_.  pure finish; regular   price 35c.    Saturday's   pi*ice-._oc  Men's and Boy's Suits  *. * *��������� *���������  Men's Four Buttoned. Single-Breasted.Sai-qne, Suits,  pure .-ill-wool Canadian Twewl, brown .hade.-, in  checks, Italian Cloth lining, gi-od trimmings, sizi"-37  to 42; -selling tnilavat _L2.      Now $0 75c  BnyV Two Piece Suits, short pants, made of di-gonal  woven Brown Canadian Tweed, good linings, nil  sizes, selling today at $2 00. Wednesday'- pi-ii e..$l 50  Buy's Reefers wil"h Storm Collar mid tab for throat  w.-ll lined; selling to-day al $5.   Sftturdav, $.'.00  $1.25 Silk Velvet  || for 75c.  5*) vards onlv Rich Lvnns Silk Velvet, very close pile.  Regular prii e $1 _���������>: Saturday mc  Ladies' $8 Jackets  for $6  Ladie.-'Jackets, in "fancy Boucle' Curl" Cloth, lined  thrnug_oiit with best Italian cloth, double-breasted ,  fronts   wilh   pearl   lruttons;     jegular$8. -   Saturday  Curtains an d Draperies  $2 0. CURTAINS FOR $1.50,  We -have 50 pairs of Swiss and Brussels Lace Curtain-. 50 inches wide, ilnei* yatds long, in white and  Ivorv, that aie our Tegular $1.75 * and $2.50 lines.  These include several diffeieiil patterns, not many of  each, and wilt be sold at this special reduction.  Saturday morning. ." - ��������� ���������- $1.50  Children's  $4 Coat3 for $2.50  Children's   Heavy   Beaver  Cloth   Jackets,  bie.irtled.    Regular price $t; Saturday   douhle-  :...$2.50  A Cleanup in China  The odd and left over piece, of China ware. The  broken assortments of our open slock of Dimicrware  and other lines lhat sho dd be out ol Ihe way before-  our new stork is displayed, are to hu cleared out  irrespective ot cn'-l, and it must be done within thi-  nexl few days. It will be no liiilMieitrLecl atti'liipt  ou our part and many prices will be half, and It*-**  than half what, we have been asking. Saturday  morning we commence this clearance sale.  Wedding Bella.  The Scott-Brown nuptials took place  at St. Peter's church on   Wednesday  last at 2:30 p.m.   The sanctuary of the  sacred edifice had been prettily decorated for the occasion" with  Californian  vine and palms.    The choir  were  iu  their plaiW* and  sang  the   wedding  hymn "The Voice that breathed o'er  Eden" as the wedding party entered  the church and the marriage  psalm.  '.-Blessed are all  they   that   fear  the  Lord. " as the newly  married couple  proceeded from  the ehancel steps to  the altar.   The service   was  read  by  the vicar. Dr. Paget.   The bride*, "who  looked  charming in   white   Duches<-  satiu with silk chiffon trimmings, and  lace veil, was attended  by  Miss May  Bourne   as    maid   of    honor.     Her  bouquet was.composed of .roses and  smilax-and she wore on   tart'   dress, a  sunburst of  pearl  and' emeralds, the  gift of tbe bridegroom -nnd   a.  hand-  sotb'e _gdId-'J>racelet,'t__ -gift-*-of.- the  groom's mother. .-Miss .Bourne -wore  ���������pink silk and a large* picture I hat  of  white chiffon and carried a bouquet'of  carnations and  dahlias.     The  groom  was supported by Mr. 'R.   H.  Mayne.  as best man.   Mr. H. A.   Brown gave  the bride away.   After the service the  happy couple followed  by the wedding party passed down the aisle of the  crowded  church -and 'drove 'to   the  residence of   the   bride's   parents   on  Douglas St., where an   elegant collation wns served.   The   newly  married  pair left on the No. 1 for a"visit to the.  coast cities,  which-will* last about a  fortnight.   The bride's travelling dress  was a tailor made suit of  fawn  ladies'  cloth.     The   wedding   presents were  numeroii8and costly and came from  friends in  Revelstoke,   Eastern   Canada. Scotland and India.   The Hkrald  extender * its   heartiest   congratulations.  _  How Santa -Ct_uS  Came to Ladysmith.  ' The correspondent of the London  Standard, writing of-the Christmas  celebration in the gloomy surroundings of the besieged garrison at Ladysmith says:  "Only in one room was the illusion  complete. .There are in this town no  fewer than 200 childseu of European  parentage . Why they were permitted  lo run the risk of bombardment is a  question that may some day demand  an answer. Here, however, they are  and it was determined that they, at  any cost, must have something to  remind them nf a siege Chribtiii-ti.  . :' Col Dardnell,__of_the national  mounted police, a veteran whose  services date to the mutiny���������Colonel  Frank Rhodes, and Major Davis, the  Johannesburg leforuier who underwent, imniisonmenl lather than pay  the Hue impo-ed after Dr. Jameson's  raid, organized a Christinas tree.  "Stores were despoiled of toys and  books, aud the branches of cedar tiees  were heavy with the delights of child  hood. Three* of these Santa Clans  tiees were ranged along the centre of  the hall, Great Britain mid South  Africa in the middle, with Canada und  Australia on each side,  "���������Upon the walls were such mottoes  as 'Advance, Natal,' and *-May the  New Yi'hi* Bring Happiness.' , Cotton  j wool artfully disposed* ainong green  leaves was suggestive of snow and  and the happy faces of the children  carried one's thought.- over many  leagues of laud and sea to our English  homes."  Buller Still Hopeful of Reli-fing Ladysmith.���������The Boers Working Hard to  Dam the Klip River, But "the Operation Not Likely to Prove Successful.  Rensberg   Evacuated   by  the  British  London, Feh. 10.���������The War office  reports that Gen. French has reached  Kimberley on Thursday evening. -The  following is Lord Roliert's message to  the War office : Jacohnlnle, Feb. 15  2 a.in.���������Gen. French with a* force of  artillery, cavalry and mounted in-  fantry.reached Kimberley this evening  (Thursday).  : London*, Feb. 16, (4:30 a.m).���������Tho  Boers here have made no preparation  to defend Bloemfontein and there ia  no rea'son why Cronje should risk  a battle to defend the capital of the  Orange Free State. Operations elsewhere apparently suspended.  Baden-Powidl in a despatch from  Mafeking, dated January 26th, after  mentioning matters already given "by-  correspondents, gives his total -casualties up to January 25th, as follows:  Killed, five officers und sixty men;  wounded, S officers and 123 > men;  missing, 34 men. . '  No word has been received regard-,  ing Gatacie's 12.000 men at tstormberg'  and the impression is that these.forces;  are on their way to Txird Roberts. ;  London,  Feb.-10.���������The Daily.. Mail  has   the    following    desptlch    from  Lorenzo   Marques,, dated,  yesterday:  "A   prominent  Pretoria  citizen   just  from Ladysmith informs me that the .  Boers are rapidly damming the  Klip-  river.    Two    thousand   Kaffirs'-^ are*'  employed in the work and  th'ey have-  deposited  10,000  sand   bags   already..  They are only able to  work at night,  as they would ��������� be  under .British   Hre.  The'citizens,   however,   believe tha.  the operation will lie in vain.  Boer HeadLaagkr, *_AD_8_trrHf  Feb. 12.���������Since last Fiidayev'er'ything"  has been quiet. ' The .En'glish.'with  J heir, cam  Chievely'  position   unassailable  on'"Xhie - ������p|_!l.  Tugela. "'      -'���������---'���������������'���������"_-:���������*������������������'  '."  N-rw  York.   Feb.- 1_."���������-Fifty*-s*_--i"i-"  men, _-a*t-iy' all .young lihd stafwart, -  ^. "     .   . *     _     - ***-     *    I  *      a_jt,*^.:^"'  innon ,  have   moved   love������rog^CJ^\.l  yS"They have _ou_a*������the: Bojr������V''"'"  sailed today on'.-tbeir way-, to^ SmJthc  Africa. most of them Irish Americans.  It is said they-are .going to,.South  Af������*ica in .the cause of huniairity.to aid  the sic_ and 'wounded'-of the Bo_*.  at-my.  "-*  London,   Feb.  16.^-The   Capetown  correspondent of the' Daily "Chronicle  wiring Wednesday says :. .It is report-' .  ed here that the British  have evacu-"  ated Rensburgand retired to Arundel.  "4*30 a. in.���������The wires are  closed, to '  correspondents with Lord Roberts'and  as nothing from him  has   been- communicated to the public,  the-military  adepts spend their time' in   studying-  niaps and topography and figuring out  the possibilities of Lord Robert's" communications** and what  there-is-left  for the  Boers   to  do."   Gen. Ci-onje's*  commiinications    with   Bloemfontein  have already'  been   cut.   Tlie:' Boers  have made no preparations to defend  it. i Operations elsewhere  are apparently suspended. ���������   ._."���������  A correspondent wiring from Chievely on the 13th says Buller is.still -hppe-  fnl of relieving Ladysmith.   .'     ". ,    ���������*  The war office has issued  orders   for'  the formation  of 21  new batteries   of  art illerv- a.nd__J  new   batailions . of,.  infantry.    . "^-j      ~  ���������3  They Did'nt Do a Thing? Hey ! Whatl*.  Rossland,  Feb. 16.���������The result of  the   hockey     in .tclv last   night, was-  Revelstoke 8, Vernon 0.  | Ladies' Feather Boas  ii for 25c  i j  Six Only. Ladies' Feather  Boas;   regular price  (Be.-  Saturday only '. '. 25t'  -**-s**2*������_*<_������^^ j;  ���������!i  ii  The Coontown 400.  The Willis' ..Coonlown 400" appeared at the Russlancl opera house last  evening and gave its rag-time opera  burlesque in a tiuished and hi ti_tic  mantlet*. The singing was _ood. the  acting excellent and the dancing of  the liveliest order. The peifomiance  is intended -to make people laugh  and enjoy themselves, and that the  company succeeded wa6 evidenced by  the plaudits which were so freely bestowed upon the players. The performance is far above the average und  those who wish to drive away care  and have a good laugh should go to  lhe opera house this evening.���������Boss  laud Miner, Jan. 0.  ' * V^0S������0������am���������0amVm^S'0������^00f���������0t^St^MM4f^0<l**^fm^*4l0m^f49-4 ���������+*4(40***'****m'*������f**<tr������f*������*9'*\  Lardeau Group.  Mr. C. O. McClvmont, who is operating the properties of tbe Lardeau  Mines, limited, on Lexington creek,  sent a telegram to Mr. Plewman to tbe  effect that he has just cut through 18  inches of sulphide ore and that the  face of the tunnel was still tu ore. The  strike was made in the tunnel 65 feet  from the portal. He further stated,  that samples of the ore had been  forwarded.���������Rossland Miu_r.  THE FISH RIVER CAMP  The   Beatrice,   Moscow   and   Lardeau  King Under Development   r  Comaplix. Feb. 14-The Beatrice  company have" had a force-of men,  wot king on the government wagon  road and have mule it possible so that  sleighs can bring the Beati ice ore-  from Camliorne 10 lhe lake. The*  Beatrice mine is showing up u. large;  tanly of ore. Rawhiding is in fulF  swing from the mine lo Caml>orni������ atn_  a big shipment will lie made this*  winter. '   .  Dan Cameron is pushing along "the*  tunnel on the Moscow, mid 11 -Wall  shipment is expected from this pio-  pi'i-tv before long.  A big strike was made on the Lardeau King last week. The ore is very  similar to the Rossland o'i*e. ,       '  Seven men are now,working on the  Iron Dollar. Eva group. On_ tunnel  is in 03 feet aud they are now cross-.  cutting for the lead.   '  A iinmlier of big deals have been '  pnt through on Fish River' lately and  great activity is expected as soop as  spring comes. ��������� Ten big'companies  will commence work as sf-m as supplies can be taken in..' Most of the  deals that have lately been put through  are stock companies.. The claim  holders are receiving a good -cash  payment down and the balance 111  stock with a guarantee that a certain  amount of money shall be  claims within aceitain time.  ������ great demand for Fish river properties and a number of sales are now on.  Five recent assays of free willing  quartz taken from the Pontiac gioup,  situated, ou Pool ci*eek,. near Can.  .borne,_JKentvfi-cmv81W>to $790 per ton  in gold. This group of five claims w_t  staked 1-Pt Komob--.  spent on  There is  ���������. ���������"- ������������������Cim ___1*TJ-I-.fi/i ���������������*:_*  m_ _-___ j-._tu-j.-a-  ._������*���������_*.*--���������������������������������--.____..������������������*_ _,^*^  .c-������ilvn .*. ^ iuiA__*^*'_t*r"������^_*-^-_-ifl-J_.,i*AJ',r_-'. _.  -"^  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in the Interests  of  Revelstoke. Laredau, Biq _*_ iu, Trout  Lake,  Illicillt-waet.  Albert Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    and    Kagli*  Pass  Districts  A.   JOHNSON    ���������    -    PROPUIETOll  'V  Semi���������Weekly  Journal,   published  ia the   interests   ot    l.evel,loke     and  the   surrounclin.    districts,     \\ c-ilnus-  davs   and   _ aturJaya,   making   cli'sesl  -0_.__siior.i-  with all  trains.  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To correspondents: We invite i.*'*r-  respond.-i--.ee on any subject of ���������nlor-  est to the general, public, and ile. ire  a reliable correspondent in every ���������"-  caliiv m: rounding Revelstoke  case? me bona lid..* nam"  ���������writer   must   accompany  lo  In   all  of     the  manu. .ripl,  but no:  m-i*<������*. arlly for public .lion.  Address  all  communications  RKVi:i,STOKE   IIERAT-D   o   Notice to  Correspondent:*.  1. All correspondence lnii-t be legibly written on one fcidc* ef the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with tbe  proper name of the  writer.  3.    Correspondence     with      r"f3r?noo  lo anvthin . that has appeared  in another  paper must  first  be  old-rel   fi,r  publication   to   that   paper   ebCore  can   appear  in THE  ITER -I.D.  it  THE   FINNISH  DELEGATE  Herr Ziiliacus  Makes His Report  on  Northern Alberta.  The * following article from thc- pen  oTHsit Konni Ziiliacus, one of the  Finnish delegates who visited Alberta  last summer is reproduced from the  the columns of the Swedish "Atc-  _e_m." It is of no little interest to  _s ,a. it gives the report or the  delegates to their fellow countrymen  on the suitability of Northern Alberta tor the establishment of n, large  Finnish colony. The article ivas  translated by Mr. C. P. "Marker, superintendent of creameries, to whom  the Kerald desires to express its acknowledgments:  Last --inter, on February 1.1th, thc  Royal Ukase wao as wc know promulgated, containing the final decision  i on matters of law alfecting at the  same time the interests of Finland  and Russia, and expressing clearly  the view ot our supreme ruler notwithstanding the will of the Finnish  people . It was no secret that the  "Ukase appeared with th***' ostensible  object of satisfying the'demands of  these representatives who had made  certain demands with  regard  to    thc  - passing of a new conscription law  ia Finland which was put before  the legislature. The protests which  the Ukase called forth.' are already  known, a protest from the Finnish  senate, from the whole Finnish people, in the press ot the civilized  world.   _r.d finally from the most im-  -portant men in the world nf science,  literature and art throughout Huiope.  and it is equally well known that all  these Protests were ignored and met  with  deaf ears.  The   result    was     naturally   .made  known  at  once  to  all  classes  in  Fin-  -iand."   There  was  no  doubt   whatever  *., but   that  the  czar  submitted   this law  - with the deliberate intention of forc-  the people to the Inchest- degree, but  able or not to the people or Finland. It is not necessary here to  touch upon the other possibilities  which the Ukase might "nave had in  view. A five year military service  outside the country under foreign  commanders was enough to excite  the people to the highest degree, but  if thi* were not sufficient some of the  Russian official organs wont so far  as plainly to state what the practical   result."-   would   be   for   the   Fin-  ������������������ni-h s_t_i_____ho   would   be     *ao_ called   _pop.  to  serve.    They would  in  no  _?__   rac-ive   treatment'   different   to  the   Ru==i_ns   themselves,   nor   should  they be spared from  the indignity  of  the lash.which is in certain  cases inflicted   on   th_    Russian   soldiery.   No  better  means  could  have  been  devised   to   add   to   the   antipathy     which  from   th ���������   f-rst   has    .been   shown   all  over  -Finland   to     this     conscription  l_-,v. Th<* tvsuli was not long in showing  !_���������_*.     During  the  past   V,   or CO  years   emigration   from   Finland   has  "taken   place,     varying     considerably  but   i.ot   ���������-:.*.">��������� d'r.g   In    _-:���������*   rne   yrar  right  t .-.-and souls  . rul  that was a  years   when   wages     at     home   were  very   low  and   la   th*-     United   States  -,*>'r>-   high.     During   >   ' ������������������������������������'   year?:   th-  ���������,*,*ia.     it   tho   woik'.n"   r   in   In   F.n-  UnO  hive- b--*!-n j-raduail*.   Incrf-ii-ln������.  and   tl.o   ernigr.-Uinn   r_--.ui*'.   show     a  di.v.-nv.r..-,:   t-r.d������.ncy.   v.lth   the   r<*_uit  that   la'-t -year   while   not   in ire    til in  _.'-*-'  p_.>;���������!<.'  left   the country.   *.M0  r<:-  turiu-l    liuin   Ain.rica     t>>     th'lr   old  homes, so that the population v.-,_s reduced   by   iii'-rely   .'0   pe:--on:*.    .      A-i  dur'.nc the _.:i.st year wast-   continue-d  to   inc-i <.,-.'_���������   it   was   hoped    thr.t   emigration would be very small,  but  th"  r.sult  _-l.o-.t-   a  gross   miscalculation.  Fine---   February,   1S53,- the   number   of  emigrants   began   to   increase     to    an  alar_ilng d'-gree.    The steamers which  ply   weekly     between     ITango     and  Hull  -..ere  crowded   on   (.very  trip   to  their  -tmost capacity   with  emigrants  who   if   as-k.d   theh*   reasons   for  leaving   ivferred   to   tho   new   political   regime  which   was  in  a. fair  way  to   ._*.���������  introduce, "i   into  their count!*.. Cerl'iin  it is   that   a   very     large     number   ������.f  emigrants were  foro-'i  to o_ llgrat** on  that   ac'Tiunt,   even   if   other   circumstances   had   possibly   jnfUi.r.fCd their  decision*.  All th:otic_. the v.inter and spring  emigration proceeded in ".his w;,y. '..:.���������  boats fror.. I-Jango carried away every  trip as many emigrants as they  could accommodate, till tho number  increased to about 2000 per month.  It became clear that the totai for  the year IS. fi would be far i _ excess  of any preceding- year, and conse-  <l_ently some attempt had ��������� to be  made to find some other home for  these multitudes of people, so as in  .some way to seek to lessen  thc effect  of the loss ���������which, tho country would  sustuin by reason of their departure,  and at the same time to effect Rome  practical good to the emigrnnlM themselves. The reports from Hango nnd  fivni further north show that an  enormous number of young men who  l.ad not as yet reached tlio age of  military service had loft Finland, and  tin.- desire to prevent this .iiain naturally  arose.  U  ivuk thought advisable to bum an  iirgiLiils-Ulou   in   a   colony   whore���������mutatis   mutandis���������they   mi.hl   live     as  nearly   as   possible   u.  lite   similar     to  lh.it  in  their own country,  where ie-  lalions   with     the     mother     country  could  he  maintained,   inUUi-i tually as  well     as   materially,     so     that    they  might ikiL be entirely lost  to Finland.  When   individuals   become -   scattered  over  such  an   enormous  area   as   the  continent   of America it is easily tin-  best    derstood   that   thoy   soon   become   absorbed   in    the   prevailing   nationality  .around    them,   but   under   conditions  which  did   not  seem   lo  be  impossible  ot   attainment   it   was    though I    that  this    might,   to   a.     great     extent   be  avoided,   and  a possibility  created  for  thc'lr eventual  return  ui  their  mother  country,    in    th.    event    of   a    change'  in   the  conditions   which   led   In   their  departure.    Finally   it   was  considered  that   :i   colony     of     this   kind    .oilId  form  as  it were a  moral  -iipporl for  those  wild   remained   at   home.      The  certainty   of   the*   existence   ot   a   progressive  brotherhood  across   tlie ocean  where       naturally     every     Fiiiiainler  would    bo   made   welcome could not In  any event cause any depressing et'l'eot  among   those   who   did   not   emigrate.  This  matter was  the subject ot lively  discussion  in several circles, and created   such   interest   that a  number  of  persons  advanced   suflieient.   funds  for  an   investigation   as   lo   the   possibilities   ut   a   colony   of     this   kind,   ni-.d  commissioners were  appointed  to look  into the matter.  The commissioners" hlar'o.l in July  and first steered their cow-re to  Newfoundland of which an extremely  favorable report had been leeeived  by one of them. Jf une ���������. j.:id Ivl'.cvc  even half of the semi-oiHci.il statements concerning it. Newfoundland  should he a veritable panic*so for  the people of Northern Europe, who  might-be desirous of forming new  homes. Such" is not, however, by any  means the case. Newfoundland is in  every way unsnitfible for Ei-repean  emigration. The fisheries are __-ns  exploited to such an extent *.-'j.: litre  is no room available for new i-ompeli-  tors. and tor agricultur ili-its I lie soil  is unsuitable and the vli-Tvi'e Is severe. Here and there. nlor;s the  banks of the rivers, ihere Is a'.'uvial  soil but to a very small osier'., the  ground being generally cvn.yi.ly. All  over, except near the coa-.t,, . be corn-  try is a primeval forest, consisting  largely of spruce. The limber is  however very heavy, prnbii.ly owing  to the soii being waterlogged. As  soon as a tree reaches a certi: 3.eight  the top dries out, and one could i ev,-  nnd again see large tracts of this  timber, devastated by fire, as carfr-  less a. landscape as one coulu well  imagine. At the same time the moisture of the soil causes a luxuriant  growth of small shrubs, which together with spruce saplings form an  impenetrable thickness. The commission were unanimously of the opinion that although the mountains ot  the island were rapidly disintegrating and there might be soil enough  in a century or two to justify farming on a Iaige scale, such a scheme  was   out   of   the   question  at   present.  From Newfoundland the comnii-  sioners Proceeded to Ottawa, the capital ur Canada, situated in the heart  of the country. In the eastern provinces, near the Atlantic coast, it is.  altogether out ot the question to seem e large tracts of land, and any  .__i might be got is far from being  the best.' Nova Scotia, New lSruns-  wick and Quebec, belong to that part  of Canada which has been colonized  irom early days and are therefore not  ���������suitable for immigrants coming in  large numbers. It is true that the  eommisoKvn whose arrival the Press  did not neglect'to record, 'had an  offer of land from more than one  source, and it was thought that the  Finns, coming as they did from a  country situa-ted in the far north,  would be pleased with the conditions  climatic and otherwise of a district  which is considered as specially favored. A glance at the map. how-  a\cr. showed that tho area was alto-  -gerher -loo���������limitcd-_.o_acc__L.t__ ate_  immigration on a. large scale and the  commissioners proceeded to Ottawa,  where reliable information concerning Canada might be had and where  they might see how far the government was prepared to go in assisting  the   project.  The commi.-sioners would naturally  look at the Pacific coast seeing 'hat  tlv re was nothing available on the  Atlantic; coast. From information  previously received which proved altogether too ethereal to deserve crc-  d.-nep it wn������s -nigge-ted thnt a sult-  abl. location for a colony might .  found on the coast or on Sum������* of  tlv- islands, but the cnmmlsMoner.-,  while, at Ottawa found that llritish  Columbia had recently < hanged Us  government and substituted un. with  an entirely different iminlgnui'-n policy and that no more f n ���������  a-, lilable f-)'* pi-ttlf-icnr. r.'.vry an.-  _..*I to b. bought, for i-,i il\ r-rl.ilnly  ..'. a very mod.-rat" fl-run*. but th-  1'ilal :> mount re.ulrcd v.niil'l r -present an enormous sum. Thbi wi'i  *-.j..'K*i.-T.l in put an r-n.I to all rilaiis  in connexion . Ith Hrltl .h Collirr.bla.  mrr. I'fipei lally as. according to olli-  cial Information. ._ tract of' land  -uriiclenlly large could not be had  even to purchase. Our only alternative therefor, was to turn our attention to that portion of the continent  which is directly under the control  of thc federal government, where Hie  commissioner**. were given carle  blanche where Dominion In nils were  available, the co-imb*!-loners ware  given their choir e. Th'*' gnvernmont  ���������"���������vine-d to have no <l*>s>lrc to influence  the cliiiic", but were to give th'. best  possible t'-rrr., in one iir.ct :i: In an-  oth'i*. whether it wc re on the open  prairie or in more v-ooilc d districts  ca.t  of  the   Rocky   inountains.  ft W'is of couise ou! of the question that the commlfv-ioners should  pprsonally investigate the v,*ho!*\ or  even tlie quarter part or Western or  North Western Canada, except for the  pui-f is" of ascertaining what particular part of that enormous tract  of   land' offered   thc   best   conditions  ot capital could bo raised in Finland for the project which had to Ve  promulgated so as possibly to include  a large number of Finns at present  living in dlll'crei.l parts of North  Ainerl'ii. This fundamental condition subsequently eliminated a number ot tracts of land which might  have been considered it no provision  were being made for the future possibility of extension. No tract could  be at nil considered where this possibility might be Ihw.uU-l by the building of railroads or otherwise, 'i'lio  commissioners fUso agreed as lo the  unsultabillty of a great deal of the  open, w*6odless prairie, experience*  having taught thnt In the" United  the Finns did not tin ive under such  conditions as the open prairie affords.  The dissimilitude or ever, thing to  which the !_iilaiulur is accustomed  was entirely too notice! .ulo.  Concluded Next Issue   o   59  a  ^^f���������f-if--^.if-^-iy.if-^-^-^  The  WAll NOTKS  ,eve!$  At Ladysmith some wonderful escapes arc related. While a man was  lying in bed a shell entered tho window of. his loom, passed over his bed  a few inches above him and buried  it-cU in the floor, blowing it up and-*  wrwluns the window work ot tho  house.  A carbineer was sitting on a box  inside his lent, when a large fragment of a shell passed between his  legs, destroying tlio box and smashing three rifles within tho tent.  A trooper stood between two horses  anil both horses were killed, and thc  man was unhurt.  A shell pierced the wall ot u. room  where a civilian was shaving. It  passed within two i'cot of the man,  wrecked the room, but left him with  scarcely  a  scratch.  Captain Valentine's house, iu  which Colonel Rhodes and Lord Ava  used to mess, was struck by two  shells, the socond piercing the roof  and -wrecking the interior. A soldier servant was fatally injured.  As several members of the railway  bridge guard were playing.at cricket  a shell stiuck tlie railway -line near  by, throwing up a sLone, which  caught one of the guards in the back  of the head and killed him instantaneously. When he was picked up  he still held Lhe cricket ball in his  hand.  A Boer account of the assault on  Caesar's Camp ou January 9 says:  ''The attack was most determined,ana  the .defense equally tenacious. The  British wore strongly entrenched, and  the walls of their redoubts.���������n-ere'.skillfully loopholcd. The contest was so  close that the rifles were - frequently  fired at an; arm's length between the  opposing forces. It was in fact a  hand to hand encounter in the gray  dawn. The men on both sides fought  like demons, the horror and bewilderment o������ the scene presenting a picture without parallel in the experience ot those who took part in the  encounter.  Among tlio invalids proceeding  homo is Private James Williamson,  of the Black Watch, a. native of  "Montrose. lie was struck by six  bullets at "Uage'rsfoniein. One bullet  hit a testament and passed through  liis left arm, which it broke. - He  thus owes his lite to a possession ot  a copy of the Sciiptures. Williamson was shot through the left.leg. left  thigh, right shoulder, right leg and  back.  The British soldiers speak iu wonder of the amazing niuc_ness of the  Australians in mastering the country.  The colonials can find their way in  the blackest night out of any district  into which they have gone hy day;  and every man can fight' on his own  account without needing to be officered. On their way back from an  expedition at Gras Pan the camp was  found in a waterless district, but was  supplied with, crystal water by the  i!*iners_among_i_o_A___c3U<mK>_w-j]__  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is the leading ��������� newspaper :of  tho great mining districts | of  West Kootenay.     It gives all  the   latest mining,   telegrap-.    .  hie and local news, written up-.  in authentic, reliable and read-  FERGUSON X  THE ROSSLAND OF Tl LARDEAU  able articles from unquestionable information: It enjoys  a large circulation, and is con-'  seqiiently unequalled as an  advertising medium in the  field in which it is published.  8tfli-BrlptlDn.$2.00 Per Rnm.ni  |1,25 For Six Montfe,  StriBtlu in Mum,  Ltatfdeau  F&pgason  Is the richest mining district in British"  Columbia  Is right   in the   heart}] of   Lafdeau's  _chest mines  It takes a foremost placo in  tho raco for prominonco and  popularity with i business  houses and as a consequence  does more business with  those req'uring printed stationery and oiflco supplies (Bon  any other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British Columbia. Tho.class of ' work  turnod out has been pronounced equal to any thing of the  kind executed in tho large  cities'1 by much larger prlnt-  erios.  Job Printing Department  Is equipped' with.., the latest  , faces in type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  is handled by exprienced  workmen who thoroughly un-  - derstand the proper use of the'  material at their disposal.  Tho Herald does not claim to  be the only printing house in  .the" district but it does claim  to be  Tjioroilgl Up-To-Date In  tmi PartlGiflar  , And in a position to-* give as  *' good value for the money expended, cither for advertising  space in its publication or  for job printing, as can be  given Uy any other house of  the kind in British Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam-  Now is tlie Time to Invest in fer&ison -Real Esute  -. ��������� ' "  . ���������-   ���������.- ���������   -k  And Here are the Reasons Why You  Should Get in on the  Ground Floor of this Rising Mining' Camp   first  'is in the heart of tho mines and so  situated that it will always be the  outfitting point for all the big shippers'.  A glance at a map of the district will  convince -the moat skeptical .vof this  fact.  ,  ���������'.���������  Second ^  The   miners  and mine' owners .y.ill  ��������� make' their h-adquartersat Ferguson.  Third  Next year Ferguson will have two  railways, namely the ' Lardo Duncan  and the C.P.I-. Both .lines havo been'  surveyed i uto the town, and the Lardo  Duncan are right now clearing the  land for their new road and workshops, sideways "etc.  pies   of printing.     All    work.  turned 'out promptly and sat- ,  isfactorily.   . Ono price to all.  No  job can  bo too  large or  ��������� too small for    The  .Herald's  consideration.     Special atlen- .  tion given '.,to;orders by mail: ���������  had dug out a well. The engineers  had been ordered to join them m the  work, but the Australians asked to be  permitted to do it alone.  An amusing incident occurred in  the march of Colone! Pilcher's column. The Queer_.iander.-5 surprised  at a homestead "12 P.ocrs, who fled,  leaving full prepared a dinner, nicely laid, whirh tho Au-tralians  promptly appropriated.  Vt the in-lit at l-i'lvsmlUi on ,r*in-  u-!*y '.), -urjijiomlant de ViMon*. was  killed. He was one of the host typo  of prosrre.elvf Afrlkandera. He way  well known in Natal, wh������r������ hr> liaw  many friends ivho greatly rcpret hi**  hind ���������.*-*. j death. When wm* was declared ru-  V'lUiera, who had no .jnipal'iy v.-i',h  the rriliiy of Kmicr atid St'-yn, ������������������<���������-  fused to rail his burghers out until lie  was I'onvii. *od that It was ijmvlt.tlilo.  But .>r hi, '.veil kno-vii frieiidltiK--.*  to .'rud-nul ho would hav>* h.*cii :i|>-  pointf'd commander in chief of the  ]���������'���������(;''. State  forroH.  7t. is reportid from Pretoria that  negotiation-i aro procp"ciing between  this British and Transvaal aulhorl-  tlos for an exchange or prisoners.  Several KtiRliflh families passing tho  winter at Alas-do. on tho Ttalian Riviera,  have  placed   their   villas at.  Ihn  d'spc'-al  of  invalided  jlritiijli officer-s.   o   Woman's Krlef Is like a summer  storm,  short a.-*  it is  violent.  Woman's tongue is her- sword,  which  she n������vcr lets rust.  A Ktotif. heart may be ruined in fortune, but. not in spirit.,  Tho thin;?-* most silent and often-  est questioned aie stars and graves.  To b*j immortal is nothing. To  bo worthy to be immortal is* tho  great  thing.  Sooner or later  thc    world  comes  PUBLICATION DAYS :. Wednesdays and Saturdays.  BOUNDARY -COUNTTtT  Gr.nil  Forks  Still  to the Front��������� Rall-  "\vay   Construction,    Building   and  Mining.   All  Lively  An entertainment in aid of tho  Canadian Patriotic fund will he held  in tho Gi-andi Forks opera house on  Saturday evening . firea. enthusiasm  v,_k displayed at a meeting called by  Mayor Manly. The indications aro  that Grand Forks will make a substan  tial contribution in aid ot this worthy cause.  The work of grading the* spur from  the main line oC the <J. & W., two  miles north of the city, to the Grand  Forkt, smelter,  will be completed next  fur the realization  of a plan such  aa  wan   contemplated.     During   the   pre- I  llminary disc___lon��������� it wa������ taken for |round to see the  truth    and  do    the  granted   that   a  considerable   amount [right.  week. ,tames7^lB~U,_TSlir"tlte~C0ittTact--  or, will then undertake the contract  on th. Larde-tu-J-untan railway (C.  P.K.j subsequently he will return In  order to build a spur from Phoenix  to the City of P.t-rlh and other mineh  in Central  camp  .  Tne Guin*.! Forks brass band Is in  a (louiibhlns** condition, tt now owns  its   own   hull.  Harry -chafer, a well known min-  ins mail, hah b-*en appointed night  roivman :U the City of I'.u'la and  Line-In   mines,   In   IVntral   t.irrip.  "vigor' in order to got the work completed before the high water sets in  in the spring. The huge dyke of rock  which was believed 'would give them  a* firm foundation slopes away, abrupt>  ly at this point -and was found very,  much . broken up below the river  level'and it*was necessary to go down  IB feet below the bottom of the stream  before a solid foundation could be  found and even then piling, was ' necessary. Considerable difficulty lias  been-experienced in disposing of the  water below -the coffer dam. Two  powerful pumps aro already in oPer-  ation-'hercand it has boen found necessary to-.,isend out for another one  ���������which it is expected will arrive within the .next' few days. /Unless some  Tie-*.*.���������"a.nd=unex'pectod���������dinicully_comeH.  up they will be able to turn' on the  stream in the huge Hume within the  next CO days, at about which time is  expected that everything will ' be  ready lo begin operations at the  smelter power house, and it is likely  that the big plant* itself .will be able  to start, up by the" time lhe dam is  finished.  V-  Fourt  The Silver Cup,  Sunshine,  Nettie .L,.  Towser,   True '. Fissure,   Bad   Shot.'  /J-roa* view, Old Sanoma, Silver Queen - -.  ��������� Silv er Belt'The, Horn  Ledge 'Group,  Big-Five    'Wagner," Abbott, 'Holy  ,- Moses Empire and other well-known .^  ���������properties are  tributory  to  Ferguson  .andare all .within a radius.of 10 -miles- *  of the townsite.  How**   is   the   Golden    OpppVtaiiit^  i ��������� * .*    t  Nextgsummcr maybe.too.laLe to got in at;-' /    **  qround,floor prices..'Advice���������Act prompt- '".-���������.   '  ���������   ��������� .    ' 1"y-:,   '���������      -; ;   ���������/"':-��������� .:���������*:**-r-*-:-  *  * *n .    * '��������� *' .  . ���������   '   '. -���������  Ferguson       .       :       .'���������'���������..     ...    , .���������'���������- ''"���������'��������� "������������������>  .    . ,       '   -     f -' V i*  .   Is absolutely .without a rival in,the La*ri'��������� < ''-���������'. >:������������������    *���������.  ��������� *dean District;       ���������    ���������'"  '    "'    '"      "'".,':    *���������   '*"���������"������������������;'  ��������� .     ��������� *��������� * .    <...  Lots Are Selling. Fast���������- V :; i \  v *. ' -������-' --..j i   ' **- " .7.*-  Spokane Capitalists are 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 $250���������r''-*-:  ������������������  ;,'   ��������� Choice Corners.       ��������� ���������*' ���������'':'*.  .' Al'  information can be procured, -on* "*��������������������������� -���������  -���������____-_-____. __.pl'ffntinn     ..,   ���������    .'   .     ..       -.,"..:.. *.. .       .  '���������������������������{���������  E BUKER, Lbcal, Agentr !  FERGUSON TOWNSITE.!  J;  "Mr.  Gerald    Balfour,    chief    secretary for Ireland, is dangerously 111.  A  live year old son or   Mr. Samuel  'Jh- -pniiK building boom hiu; corn-'Canute was found drowned in tlie  meim-d ulri'iidy nnd ajjaln the nuuml mill race at St. Catharines.  ������-i* th" harnm'-i- and tin* saw resounds j T|1(, Dominion Rxproas Company is  thiousrh tin- tlty. (-iiii.iriii-ilni'i In now -unirormlii*; lis messcni;ei*s and  Im-iii*," I'u-h'-d on ihivi* ii-v.* blocks i(j,.|v(,rs wm, royal blue trimmed  and *"'. j.-il M'Klik-nf-s In tin- main '5VIU1 lirasM illltloiis.  portion -! lh<* ti>v.-n, whll. many n-il- ( {-c|.B0Iint Mftjor pnrltor, N. \V. M.  .l.in.r .1: ��������� Kolr,-,' "I' '-1  <���������'���������" :*"l)urlw     1 ������������������||  of j-..|nri.  Albcrl,     lias    bi-cii   lip-  'J'l.!-   fin..;.-   .h.n   h. .-   i.'l'-n   f'l'i"--J iiointcd <iti:n'turmiihtoi- In Sti-Htlicona'B  fhirl-ir   It--   li'.-*'   fi-'v   inunthii   In     in*'   Jlyrsc. '  nortl.-n,   iMrtof  th-   t.,.*.r,   -���������"^'l'-|    Twenty Ihousund    pounds, lhe 'bill- j  *..',\s..r  lo'Jr-f.   I:-,   11   r.*vf|,.ii.,ri_    S\h. ,-.   .in{.(, f>f ���������,xty Ul(HIWlll(l   po���������m|H Htolcn \  Mi'.   '..!>���������   -*j,rli.K   -..ii**   -   !liK_   ""!���������''���������.-Tom Pan*'-  JSc.nk, Umdoii, nyi'iir aKo J  i-f  ,1-vi' -".itis-i  i"  nrv ���������,:,<��������� ..!* iliprnoH   i,;1B -,���������,,���������   ret���������|.Ilt,t[, ft  P'.pul-.u,   r..-t.i..ii|ni   ->.l.,n������   of   the j    lawnors  that .there    Is  Impending  c l.y.     In,.-   have   Wn   ov.-r  UKi   n������tt   t,.0llblc   ���������inonK���������t   Ule     st.    R    ,���������   ,���������.  lltll.. ,..,*..-������.������ ������...t.*.l   h.*. ���������  -Mildn  the   ,,.������������������_ ,,ro ������������������������������������,, ,     Mr_ Jll|jleH 0   M(>  past   yi:,v.     And   th-y   aie   th������   b,*-t *({.,,., inspector of Indian iiB������neieH.  kind   or   city   homcF   foi*   people   who j    ,.,,,1..   _. .,,    ,    ,   ,     ,     ,    ,    ,  h,-,v, co,,..* ,���������.���������. to .,tay,*.nd an* build- I    - *''"   "^   fj*���������*   ������-������.-���������������������.,������'  ,   r-f^y   Hum.,   in   th,*   counlry  ^"?tln������������������    in ,    u Z"     ������      "l0  ..,_...,.     ...    oJ-rfftclliiK bulb  for   inaklnK oflcnsivo  IJevelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Room in connection.  Vaccine   kept    011   baud.  Drs, McKechnie  and 'Jeffs .  iflJt     UP  wli..,*.   they   have-   -i,.������/.,.     to   r^ld*-. n)rnarkH  .,���������������������������   ���������     UrMah   tonm  in  Tin-   various  lumb'-r  rr.ill-,   mi'   1.'ttliilf H������������������|ii   Arrlrji  iv.-.dy   for   th-i    bulldbiK     ru.*h    which;,     j^   M,uV|,lt   !t   0.   .,���������..   H    ,-���������.,._,.���������,  r,,m...*.  ,-vry   Hprlru;   i.r.,'1   m.*<���������-.���������������   ih-ir was looking out of the window when  mmo.'-t   . .[,,1'Hy   rod   il.<*y   !")!'"   H'l" patwlnj'*. Bi-ncrdtnwn   Htation  y.-ar  Pi   I,..  a!,li-  to rm-i-l   all   ili-maml ��������� piojRCtloti  frtrin a.-rtaiidln  and    a  car struck  Thcv hnv.. boon   liii-j,   all   wlutf-r nnd _ hln  Jien-l,  cauKlii*< death   .1  couplf of  have   K.iArj   Ktackn   f.f   luni'ii-r  iilri'iidv Ihhiit. after the nccldunt.  in I iir- y.irdH. Tli"rf hi fvi-ry reiiKiin  to lH'll'*v. Unit with the wl<l" ntlrii-  tloii ���������Ahifh lian* bci'ii utii.ir ted In  tl-." niinliiK worlfl l>.v tin* 1'i'iiruiar.V  dlclilcl,    tlici-f   will    I"*   n  enlcd i-ii'jl< ol' ciipllal Into Hn- enun-  tiy ilurliiK the comliiK sun*.*on and  Unit 'ir.inil ForitK will douldi* Hi r><������-  pulatlDi)    before-   rlcxt   fall.  1'orlr*)-  linithn-H,   wlio  liitvi'   Hit* rim-  Mr.  l-ihourhuip,   M.  p.,   for Norlh-  hainpton, tried  to . !><_il;    ut a    mect-  mi? iu  llio Town   Hall aL  Norlhamp-  ton   11 na In si.  tho  war.   but   the   mcct-  n   uript'-cl-  jn-*; WllH 1,,-ok,,,, uyti lho c-���������lirs ������������������,������������������-,.  ed. and    Mr.  Labouchcrc    was    corn-  poll. 1 to  make a hurried  escape.  It. is  reported    that    tho Standard  Hank has withdrawn from thc Clear-  ���������nK Association on account of a distinct for the diim across K'i-111" river l'"*-0 ovcr a package of bills received  for   thr-   SmeltlnR   company,    have   a from _ the Traders' Bank, which    the  la iw f circe  of men  at   work and    are  pushing    the   work   with   the   utmost 8n0._  Standard    people   claim      was   ?100  The Revelstoke  Herald iH*-'ml ^^y\.  Has moro readers In North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has moro advertisers in Aevol-  . stoko than tiny other paper;  does more job printing in the  city than any other paper; It's  news is, moro spicy and-up-to-  date; Its influence Is greater;'  Its advertising rates aro lowest  circulation considered; . its aub-  scriptlon rate is only $2.00 pel  annum; It covers thc field. Try  It 'and bo with tho crowd.  Write to  ���������REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  Undertaking and Embalming  F. Hows on 8r Go*  MACKE-ME AVE.          ReniN Dealer) in Faral   r .  (anadian  _  .y  - 1  Railway  i.  I  ifl  m  ��������� Soo Line    ' "  \   '  ROUTE  EAST AND WEST:*!     '  Klrst ejus  slcupurs on nil li*iiiii������*." Tourlsl i*ar_  linn3 Eovclsloleu daily5f_* St. l**aui;' .-ii"i_d-y_-  and  Suturduyn  for UTovotilo *,J Thursilays '(p'r',  Monlrenl and Uosto . 1       ' ' * '���������  4  ������������������DA11Y. TBA1WS.  > '.) ' '  :-.a_c  ������:00. .*.  8:!i0..:  Wost-  ....lcnvu���������   "������������������cIilok_--^rIv���������*_.-.'.':i7_pf  .arrive   ,     ",   , leave ..MiS. .'  **. *...--*        .*-,'..,('  To und fiom Koolnnay roirit'*''   -.  *'m. \  SllO '...leave���������Rurc .loke���������arrivu..'.. ..i'_-i/  ���������'   ";       ������������������������������������_.. .:..''o'-  Tickets Issued niirtlmKBriRc clict'ko'a Hirongti,.,.  to dfatlnatloii     * , ... \ ,;.'[ \  ' '.   ,  '   Cheap Ra_������&v���������;, .  {  to'tlic ..}'���������  ��������� !  Old Country !  For fnll particulars as to lime rates, and "Tor  copies;ofi;tJ.P..R;pulilltiitioBS, -dclrciKi'nenrcSt*  local agent or . . :j ���������."_ '    _ ���������*"? t   '���������  T.W>,BRA-SHAW,  Agent,"Rovo'stolco-, ]},''���������''/ ''"'.l  '',.. ��������� .       ������������������-' -' '*''���������.���������''  ' -    ," '' '.|  W. F. Anderson,-ravellln*.--Passenger Agc������t,  HeUo_,B.C.   -[ ,  ^ ,\  E.  *r. C*ylc,   Assistant   General-' Passenger  ..  Agent, Vancouver, B. 0. _'.*.'// ���������'., *,',  , *  '   ���������       .;;''.-;���������      i. .  .- ^^*'_L*^i_ i
London, .Feb: 10.���In the Morninrc
- lJ. usf's* special edition Spencer AVil-
kinsoi. today, reviewing the ��� military
situation, says: Lord Koberts is evidently about to begin Ids campaign
and there arc signs that Lord I.td-
thuon.B force will make thc ilrst important move.
��� It is probable that thc seventh division will soon be hoard oi, as co-
oooratirig  with  Methuen.
The latest ��� news regarding Buller's
operations Is puzzling. It looks now
as if) he ���never"seriously contemplated
an attcnup to-relieve Ladysmith. but;
only a demonstration to prevent, the
Boers., from diverting reinforcements
.Looking at tho distance from Lady-
si'i.lth to Kimberley,' . a journey In
v.hieh the libera would got little rall-
imv *_iflp for -tlio transport of their
lorei'S, Lord ttoberlK has a clean week
for tho first blow, which will put a
now lace  on   the' situation.
Tins hvpotheSls would account .for
t're present .state of things' in both
tliciti-a of the war, and thc peculi-
ailtv, or fho .attacks of Monday and
Tiie-il.iy "Would become Intelligible,,.for
il I hoy had boen intended as a ser,l-
otis moven>ont. Buyer�� would ' have
been largely reinforced and would
,i have pushed the attack with great-.
'   or r-nergy. *
 0��� :	
Ottawa,   Feb.   10.���Comptroller  While
says   the   recruiting .for''Strathcona's
ITorse Is completed, arid five times the
number., required  offered  themselves.
Now   Assumed   Serious    Proportions   ���
London. Feb. 10.���A despatch from
Cairo says thc mutiny of the Sou-
da nose troops at Khaitotim has assumed scrlou.s proportions and is
cnyslhg groat anxiety., , ���
���   ���     R.OTtrCIIlLD'S   DECLARE
Tli*��t    l.ndysmith   Has   Reeu   Relieved
1   ''        by General  Buller
Loudon. Feb. 10.���The ��� Rothchlld's
declare positively that I_ady**mith ha*
bctfn   relieved   by .(ienera.1  Buller.''"
The   war   office   would 'neither   eo��-
firm   nor   deny   their   report,
o     .
Has'Xi)     News   of     General   Buller's
.   ' * c*
Li��iidon,  Feb.  10.���Up' to the pieseut
the   wa'r   office   has   evidently    .heard
nothing of .p. retreat "by General Bu'l-
. or'-as  described   in   a despatch    from
the  Boer head laager.
When show Ui the-Boer dfespatoh the
ollieers appeared utterly dumbfound ���
ed. 'Apparently', they ' ad not the'
slightest suspicion of the possibility
of such an outcome of the>��� operations.
��� o  *   .
. *   ,
-Jrctoria. Feb 8.���Colonel Plumcr's
iorce on February 2nd attacked the'
Boer position -near Ramonstra, and
after- heavy fighting, including an cn-
* de'avor; to take the place by storm,
the T*trit!_*h were repulse.. Their loss
i��S unknown. '   -.
rlver and made an attack with rifles
and- artillery, forcing the withdrawal
of the British train, and troops to
C'.hieveley. \
The Hghtii".. on the Upper Tugela
ri* er lasted- until S:i�� yestoi*da.y,Tiies-
day,   evenl--.    ��� . ....
Firing at bath Colenso and along
lhe Upper T'igel:. has been proceeding  siv.ee 5 o'clock this-morning.
Scored   a   Distinct ������ Succoss   at   Kood-
osbei'S* .
Modder River, Feb.���General Macdonald scored a. distinct -success at
Koodosberg. His .original orders were
to hoKl thu -rift and constiuct a
Port. Tho position, however, was
extremely difficult, a long range of
i high hills running northwest and
l.*_mtnaling close to the drift on the
north bank of the river.      - '
As. if  was   impossible   to   hold    ;i
whole   summit.    General     MacDonalil
ijonstrucled   strong  works   across   the
(tenIre, which' were  held  by  the   Sea-
forth   Highlanders   and    three    coin-
Panics  of the Black Watch
'; While   thc   Highland   light   inlaiiliy
held  a.".small   kopje  on  the  right,   the
Sib  lancers  fiat_ollo.d   the  loft   toward
.the   river,   Ge'fieial   MacUon.ild s   >....
.neinu.'lo   repel   attacks.
,i.Things   went   on   quietly   till   Wednesday, 'when    the >  Boers     advanced
along*  the . ridge     *.\ ithln     100     yard"
mounting two mountain  sevi-n pounder?.*'which    weic   invisible    from      the
plain.    Tltt-y  also  held  a  s.iiall   drift
U icv   milt",   lo  the   west.
���- receipt of thfs nei"* ���"���*>r.iTJl
Methuen dcspalohed il large force of'
cavalry and two 'horse bath _�����������. under
Babaington wilh the'purpose of sur-
rotindlnc. thu Boors.
'In order to further this plan General Mac-Donald adopted morel v ib*-
fenslve tactics,, not attempt! n..' to
'force back the Boers' l-tehl, which
move might have resulted in thtMr
retiremont   too  soon.
General    Rahnlngton     loft   ?!n*.dei
River      at 11:110 and arrived
within two miles of Koodorbers* at
.1:30. too late to attempt the lurn-
ii'v   movement.  - _,___.
The next m-i-nlng it was fnund that
l)io. Boer**'*had fled Tiotn tho lower
drift, but still remanied .*_ the hill,
which thov al - H'fi whop I hey rtt-*-
cnver.ed    General    Uiib.ihiRton's      mov-
���-iriv- !:i Mm jmn-nin-; Genevtl Bo"*-
t,-~i,.-i    ������|i;im.,.i;..|v   :'i  ISed   the   -elir-
letnains   an. Inscrutable
,    . lery
.L'ondon,"' Feb. 10.���Lord Roberts'
campaign still remains, an inscrutable
mystery.-Me has gone to-the front with
Lord ��� Kitchener and the foreign military, attaches have started from
Capetown to join him. there..* but nobody outside of the' innermost-circles
of-the war' office knows" where the
fiont is'.- The theories of the military
writers.* for the London Papers are
that General Buller's movements for
the last few days have been ' feints
to * keep, the Boers, watching him.
while the other positions of the army
were  being'advanced.     ', ��� *
-    These theories *u*e based     on      the
.act   that-. General   Kelly-Kenny   was
,reported   ii   fortnight   ago   to   be     ot
Rosmoad  and from-that rumor It has
" been   generally     assumed    .that   the
sixth  division  would  co  operate  with
General-" Gatacre   .and     French     in*
clearing    thc   Orange      River    district
* and. opening .the  way   for-the  invasion of ithc Free State on  the  lines of
General   Buller's'original  plan.
General Tucker has also been re-
1 orted at Modder river and that has
-,b-_n the hasi"*. for another theory That
the seve"ntft- division would -.oihm- him
('m* Kimli'",iv would bc'rol'ovpd "Vi<\
that the an iy would march - across
lhe  countrv ,to ."Bloemfontein."'.
The '-ib'-'1.'. t'-em'y 'has assumed that
the Frol*,State would be invaded from
1110,' Oi'56-.e fiiver- Bridcro, Belmont,
Faiirosmith. and Springfontein. being
the immediate objects in point and
the cutting of the communications of
the Dutch forces to the south of the
river bcim*. the strategic- advantage.
A late "despatch' from Pterkstroom
says that a standing British patrol
consisting of" a sergeant. and si .
men of 'Brabant's Horse, at Pro-ti'i
Farm,, whs surprised - .and. capt-r**d
early on'* Wednesday prior' to th.-*
floor attacl's on the Penboek and*
Bird's River (*nmp��. The relief sent
from Penboek, blundered on ?00
Boers and one' man of the Cape
Mounted Rifles, who - horse was
shot, was 'captured, but the . rest <*--
caned. "
A  Frenchman,   who   i"   supposed   to
be n   spv iyi<! caught   and  brought   to
���-f-'.c-rkitroom���camp.^-J=���. __- _-,.y
Will be Made to Force tho' Tugela
.. . and Relieve Liidysmith ,
London. Feb. 1'-.���Winston Churchill sends ' from Frere * Camp to the
.Morning Pott a. long review ol the
situation. General Buller always
thought it impossible to hold the. triangle of -Natal north of the Tugela,
nut the' initial mistake was- ma��c
owing to the miscalculation of the
Boer strength. ��� and the . fact , that a
million's worth oi stores 'had*, been
collected at  Ladysmith.
From the first lie regarded thc relief of Ladvsmith as a forlorn hope.
*. di** not feel justified in order-
Mng a subordinate-to pel form such a
"doubtful task. . Moreo,y-er, General
i_.ullor remembers that his army is
only the army for the. .defence of the
rest of Natal. - Therefore ��� he decided
to  withdiaw  and  to   tiv   elsewhere.
-Another   attempt   will    be   made -to
force the Tugela.    Great Britain must
,._./. -....������_���_���.   -* *���   -..c'-.*   -"-"-'���   **-.-**;   -"I.e. -wli,' f
of Ladysmith would strain-" an army
of 50,000 and that' 100.000 men would
,not be too many. The country therefore must be prepared for,.heavy loss
and perhaps disappointment. . ' ' .)
J  o '   ���'   ������*���"''
battalion of the Highland regiments.
"It is understood that Major General Smith Lorrlen will command thc
brigade to which the Canadians "*are
LORD   nOBF.I-.rri
Will   Move   at   Once   to   the   Relief   of
London, Feb. 13���Lord Roberts has
Slithered 35,000, men,' with whom., according, to th_ best -military opinion
��� in. London, .'he'-purposes turning the
left of Magersfontein-.lines, near- .la-"
c'obsdal, entering the 'Free Slaic'com-
pelling Cronje to release tlio siege of
Kimberley and thus-making' Ills Ilrst
step   toward   Bloemfonu in.
Yesterday Lord Roberts announced
the appointment of General Sir Henri-
C'olvillo, hitherto comman ler of the
Guards brigade, to .'command 'he itth
division, which is being formed, and
.a, i on.iist, j>robably to a sji-.a*. ex-,
tent,   of   colonial   troops.
General Colvillc will be succeeded
by   General   Reginald   Pole-Carow.
Lord Roberts tells correspondents
that when he gets down- lo busino-.-
they will be allowed to n��nJ news.
His chief press censor yesterday issued new rules, and in futmc all
written communications arc 'to b_
sent unchecked. Only telegiams
will bo  censored.
. For the* next*1 few days little news
is likely to gel thorugh.but later there
will be more freedom. Thus says the
censor, and tho last clause may be
Interpreted tu mean that something
Is  about  to  happen.    *,.
Kimberley, 20 miles away from tho
.Modder river position, is in' sore
straits. Details of the December rate
show that in a population, of .11,000
whites and 10,000 blacks, the mortality was 110 whiter and K1S blacks per
1000. The infantile death rate was
G71 per 1000 among the whites and 012
per 1000 among the blacks. Enteric
fever   prevails.
Thu frightful state of things In
December cannot have improved
much, if at all ���incc, and tho fighting power of tho garrison must have
heen  greatly  diminished.
Meanwhile the bombardment by
the Boers has increased and there is
imminent danger of thc   town   falling.
It is believed in circles close to'the
war oflico. that ������ Lord Robert s will
move at once. Scouts have approached within 1000 yards of thc Boer entrenchments at Magersfontein. .which
were found strong, and are nsed as
dwelling   places.
Naval gunners arc constantly watch
ing the enemy's lines with strong
glasses and they declare that there
is no appreciable diminishing of the
Boer   forces.
In Natal the Boer commandos south
of the Tugela occupy Buld's firm,
and  several  mines  west  of Chieveley.
Two thousand Boers with three
guns are advancing through Zulu-
land  toward Natal.
���    ' **       o	
Will   Continue  the   Stream  of  Troops
, for   South vAfrica
London, Feb. 13.���The war office is
making preparations . to . continue, the
stream of troops for South .Unca.
Four large steamers have been chartered.
Japan agrees to let thc Armstrong's
transfer to "England four naval quick
firers that were built for her, consenting to wait for the execution of
her own older until the hostilities in
South Africa are oyer.   *        * ���
���Several European- powers similarly
consent as to guns being constructed
by Yickers' Sons' and Maxim,to enable
-.England to secure 100 Maxims. Two
thousand -men are constantly employed at Woolwich arsenal, and all
the   gun   and    ammunition     factories
_��� -   -', ���are .working   night .and   day   to   exe
I "   ���, ;;cute ."the ' government ,  orders.     The
At   Modder ''River���Highland 'Brigade \ weekly   output   of  four  firms   is   four
Complimented by  the Commander
Modder River. Feb. 11.���Lord Roberts is here. On appearing before tne
troops on Friday he was enthusiastically   cheered.     ��� ��� ���
He visited the camp of the Highland   brigade   and   complimented   Gen-
,i MacDonald and his men "on their
steady work at Koodosberg Dntt. The
Highlanders returned last ��� night. Before returning they'found the bodies
of 12'Boers. They believe'-the losses
of tho enemy were heavier than those
.of the British, because if is .known
that in addition to tho dead Boers
found,  several  had  been  bui-led.
Modder, River. Fob. 10.���Apparently
the ��� Boers have brought r. all their
big guns from Mafeking to .shell Kim-
bcrley.       ^ '       ��� .���>���.���'_   .4
Our naval* guns shelled Magersfontein today but the Boer guns were
silent."'It is supposed that the-enemy
have withdrawn their 'artillery. They
aro .blowing*up the-permanent ���way-
bridge *at' Morton siding. The Boers
still, man their trenches but their
numbers are apparently reduced. The
bulk of their force has gone to
Kimberley or toward our  ilank.
million pounds.' 'Outside of the requirements, for, South . . Africa. Great
Biitain' is accumulating . immense
stores of war .material. Considerable
divergence of opinion exists as to
adequacy of the -government's military,
proposals even   now.
With Eighty ..Wagons and "Nine ��� Guns
Encamped  at  Ulundi
���London. **Feb."-lS.^Tho PieteVmaii't?.-
burg correspondent of'the Daily Mail
telegraphing yesterday, says a des*-
patch fiom Eshowe, asserts that-', a
large .-commando .ot Boers is encamped* near Ulundi, with* SO wagons and
nine guns.* It is rumored, that this
force* intends to besiege Eshowe, the
intention probably being to fortify
the *Insii7,i hills, in order to prevent
the..*-British traversing Zululand��� to.
relieve Ladysmith.
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tuary   ONLY wc   arc
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lines    of    Goods    at, regular
prices  less   20 per  cent,
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Chiidrcn's Jackets and Ulsters
Ladies' Underwear   -
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This will give an opportu^
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A'   True,   '*.hc   j?ot    Statement    that
Buller IJRH-Agtiin Failed
London,   t'oji.   10.���London'-, accepts
,is  true.thc  Uoor statement that General  Buller has  failed  again.
These stat'inifints were passed oy
the British censor at Aden and .arc
- read in the lijht of Balfour's announcement in thu commons that
General Buller was not pressing his
advance. ��� ���  * "   ���
Winston Churchill wires that Vaal
Krantz wns 'impracticable for thc
euiis which wei-o needed to support
<��� l/urthcr advance.
, HiB cablet;! nm leaves Buller on
Tuesday night "ending a fresh brl-
nde to'relievi. the* tired soldiers .on
v aal   Krantz.
Descriptive writers with Ocnoial
jiiiier wore allowed n rather free
mind again, In explaining the ugly
position whlcn lhe. British held and
e nature of the obstacles which
had to be ovcroime, so it Is easy to
niipi- thnt wlin the Boor riflemen nml
artillery defouc'lnc.'. them these hills,
ravines and jjni.es-> have not * been
vorcomo an I thus the public in pr*.--
prepared in advance for  bad  news.
ilellogrnms from Ladysmith dated
-<ionday. dehrrlbe the effect of Bull-
>-*r s cannonade nn the worn garrison,
-���.ope ran hij.li t*hat the long period
-- activity an.i tcdiiiin was drawing
'*>sc. Ti'e ' crash of the guns
'as almost ronilmious for 10 hours
aud sometime1* It seemed as if ia
many as 20 shells hurst in a minute.
The  Boers-who'were   preparing   for
tlio  possibility  n' clpfenl were,driving
herd-  and sending'long wagon  tralnb
viiril-   thc   n'.ivpnsburg  pases.
''GENERAL  WHITE-     ���  ,*'
May  Attempt to  Fight His Way Out
: ..     of  Ladysmith .    .
. London, Feb. 1^.���A despatch received * last..'evening .from .-.-Lorenzo
Marquez speaks 'of a sortie from
Ladysmith   on .Thursday   night.
Sulih'an'attempt by General White,
to cut'his way '��� out _>f -Ladysmith, is
very, probable an_"may possibly succeed, though the nature Of the- modern . weapons ' is ' against him, and*
would mean a heavy loss and many
stragglef-s wodld surely be cut off and
captured by. the- Boors:
_LTliP_likcllhood_ of White's ..trying to
Tight his way out~would ~explain-the
reticence* o�� tha war office and also
explain the demonstration from Chic-
veley, of which we have only heard
through  the  Boer  telegrams.   ���
Boor 'Head < Laager. Ladysmith, Fob.
9.���It Is reported .from the Upper Tugela that tn .yesterday's Tight, while
driving British across the river, the
Boers had four men killed and eight
wounded. On retaking the ,koPje 22
nners were found dead.   -���
Death   of   Private    J.   J\.PurcelI
'   Orange  River  Hospital
Toronto,. Fub. 13.���Frederick Hamilton, '.the*. Globe's v.ar corre'spondent,
cables from Belmont today: ""Private
J. J.'Pui-ell, B. company, Royal Canadian*' regiment, died at Orange River
hospital  today  of locomotor ataxia.
"The. brigadier's inspection today
was satisfactory.
complete   team   Jias   suff.:*ed   defeat.
This is not related by way of extenuation, but to show what great
opponents these champions were and
,wn.tt honor falls to thc gallant* Winnipeg men ��� when they * duw.,ed 'the
It was a hockey match played as
a hockey match ought to be played,
and every man on the ice, without
exception, played a. game worthy of
the best' annals ot 'his club.*., There
ne\er was such a game* seen*here.
In .the score, 4 goals , to 3, you "have
an admirable illustration of the match
and 'no matter''which -team had the
4,-goal.. -and which had the 3, the
illustration* would . havei been tho
same. It is* impossible to describe
two- such evenly matched .aggiega-'
tiens, and if you can imagine'���a. more:
evenly *matche"d.- pair than the scores
slio'w,*., then'. you . have an oxcellent
idea of how  the game went.
First   the   score   fell   to   the   Shamrocks, then the Victorias had one, and
the   first  half  ended  with  the  Shamrocks in the lead, 2-goals to the Win-,
nipeg's- 1.    . * . ''.,-���
Tho latter evened the score in the
second half, and added two, more.
After a,mighty effort .the,.Shamrocks
added one .to their tally,-and*, in this
way- the match ctnded.^with victory on
thc Winnipeg Victoria's banner.
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t bervico overj*. Sunday -t 11 a.m. und 7:30
p.m. Bib'o diss at 2:I'.0 p.m., to which
��U aro -welcome. Prayer meeting ai a p.m,
evorv WedneEday.
, REV. T. MKNZIES, Pastor.
Itoko     V-U33   arist and third Sundays in
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Preaching- services at 11 .a. .m.
and 7:30 p.m.* -Class meeting atnthc
close of -' the morning - service. ���.Sabbath school and.Bible class, at'2:30.,
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well supplied with choice wiiies
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Free Bus Meet s All Train
Brown  & Pool
. Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake
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Has Be-n Selected for the position of
��� : * Chief   Liberal   Whip    .
Ottawa,   Feb.   13.���Wri. Gilw-on. M.P.
has  been  selected  for  the  position  of
->*-'���(.�����Liberal -*-w_lp-_in__liP__placi\=__of;
Hon.   Jas.* Sutherland.
The name of Frank T.; Frost has
been mentioned as ass___c__t to Mr.
Gibson. Mr. Frost Js. well. .Qualified
for the positirn. He i'i P'-_,til*ir with
the members _md has thc adi-milage
of lb.lnsr .in Eastern Ontario - while
Mr.  Gibson  lives In  *W'_:i:<>rn  Ontario.
Only a Few  young Egyptian  Ofllcors
Cairo, Feb. 12.���The ofliclal investl-
Batlon shows that only a few Egypt-
Ian oflicers, all of whom wore young
men. wuro involved In the trouble
with two Soudanese battalions, whom
they h(ul advised not to obey an
oi'der   to,give   up   their  enrtrideps.
���It seems that the linpltcntc- ollieers
had been -excited over an Anglophobic article published by Llwa, which
praised the Transvaal and advised the
fiKyptlnni 'to take advantaffi* of tho
Hrltlsh disturbances in South Africa.
Noiu- of the senior ollieers were In
any   way   Implicate-.     The   court   of
Inquiry will ' sit immediately to !n
'vcntlgato the affair..    , - - .
Of    tho
Fish Un K   ' at-   tho
���     ��� mv'er.*,
���finer ITend. T_alM.nl*, l.ulysmlth, Fob
S���The Hrltlsh, who were in possession or tlio kopje, at Molen's Drift.
ab nilocd It after homu.'irJinc-t hy
tlie Boer cannon this morning and retired across thc river to their for nor
A desultory onnnono.de Is proceeding
on thcOTUKola thlR morning but otherwise everything in quiet.
Boer* Head Laager, Ladysmith, Fcti.
7���An armoured trnin<.yester.lay tn-d'>
a Rortlc from Chleveley towards C��l-
<*>.8o and Inndnrl 2000, .British troopH
i>*>  the right  of the qoer position.  *
Thc  Boers  lrnmr-i_t*_7 crosaed  thc
Ottawa,Fob.l2.���Although.,it was said
on Friday that General r Button was
selected for service in South Africa:
It was not known by .tlio 'government
yesterday that he wns leaving. General Hutton's resignation is now in
the hands of the minister nf militia
und ho will take his departure In a
few  days. .  .
' Th. i general opinion is that Ooloi".
Aylmer. adjutant general, will he
next officer commandlng.ln the mean-
tlfne hr- will bo acting in command.
General Tiuttnn leave** ran Thursday
for England- by .the  New York.
Give a Hearty Welcome  to  the First
. ��Cc_i .ingc'nt  of Strathcona's Horse
Winnipeg, "Feb. 13.���The bitterly cold
weather' of yesterday afternoon entirely tailed to dampen thc loyal en-*
ll.usl.--_m of the Winnipeg citizens.
When the train of II 'coaches convening tho first contingent, of Strathcona's Horse pulled * Into the C.P.Tt.
depot shortly before 0 o'clock there
were over 1000 people on thJ .platform
to give thn.e heartv clionn- for the
hardy bnvp from the plains. Jl'lie
ccntliiE'-nt conilstcd of 2S7 o(Tit_c'*s
and men from Nelson. Fort Steele,.,
Ft-riil.. and Midway, In Krltlsh Columbia, and Reglna, Medicine ITnt.
Wlnro Albert, Moosomln and .Maple
Creek. In the North Wet Territories and Brandon, in Manitoba. Th-v
were given .lunch at the drill hull,
patrlntic .sneeclies were mado, and the
train left  for  the  east _at   !)  o'clock.
Now Form Part nf the 'Nineloonth
Brigade of the Ninth Division
Toronto. Feb. 12.���The following
Is it special cable from the- Globe's
cnrrcsnondeiit at the front. Frederick
Hamilton: "Belmont, Feb. '10.���The
Canadians   have   been, brigaded   with
"ene   of   th*-   Ttxlrfi   nf   CnmwtiU'p   l|_**bt
Infantry, 2000 Shronshlros. and the lit
Gordon Highlanders, and form the
19th brigade of th�� 9th division. The
other briBB-- of thin division will he
formed of the 3rd militia and the 4th
Winnipeg  Victoria's  Win   First  Game
by  Four  Goals  to  Three
Montreal. Feb. 12.���Tho Winnipeg
Victorias la.sti night -vun lhe first
match in' the Stanlev' cup "pries, and
it w:is won through a eentest that
will be m=m'-|i*.*ible thvounh all the
days until such things C*. no- . ey shall
have become). but mere i lemorles.
Bv iust one grijj.1 did the mighty men
of the west win their victory. Tho
goal, an insignificant unit, lul In
these men it meant much. '������_.. some
joy. to others *bitterne*5t., nnd there
Is "no liittcrnusit, like that of defeat.
And yet it was_a dcfe'it wli'�� honor.
Tlie honor thatialwij*B-1ipIo.'._*;?.. to a
plucky   competitor. > *.��,
It soundp remitrl-abTp to -r'-'nie' but
is so neverthele"is, that this! is the
Orst defeat -vsuffired :hy' iitn* 'TrpSfnt
Shamrock l)Foeke>*i organ,iiMnn.' True,
there wns * loss -score*" ag.iin*l !_��m
in Ottawa, dast s"paaon. but on this
""coston there waa one man missing
from, ihe magnificent penli-tf*. that
i-ni-sonta the ''Wlnp-pd ' foot. nn't-H-t
thtir Is really the first time  that  the
.-    . .*     "   , .X Year
According to the latest returns
in the possession of the -.overnment,
tho exports of 'butter ���*��� from ."Canada
for tlie year, ending December 31st
last show a .most gratifying increase,
being 150 per cent higher than in
1S07. In the latter year the exports
ot butter Irom Victona were .greatly
in excess* of Canada's contribution lo
the motherland, but the tables* are
now turned and Canada, is away ahead.
The Canadian exports in 1807 wore
12,*_*".S,024 lbs, last, year 2S,009,2D6 lbs. *
In regard to the exports \,of cheese
from Canada to -the Mother'Country
the flguivs are not iiuitc as favorable
as In 1_)7 or 1S9S, but the Dominion
nevertheless, occupies tho proud po��l-
tion "of furnishing more cheese to
Great ljriuiin thnn all tho other countries in the world Put together.
Tlie comparative figures arc as  follows:
Year *, Pounds
ISM '   1S0,9SG,'!GS
1S99     iri3,!.5ri,501
I   dare   do  all   Unit  best  becomes  u
' miln.
Who  dares  do  more  is  none.
O,   gallant .-soldier,1 lot   mo   add   '
My humble  irlliutu to your  worth,
To sing your prulst'S makes mo glad.
Kone.biuver,   truer walks the  earth.
Anil   none  will  over (111  your  plucc,
And   none  shall   ever  dure   to  dh
Wn.it simple  duty   badu you  face,
And none* shall stand no linn us you.
Unbounded courage, you have shown:
Compassion,   jusvlce, honor   bright:
While other men have richer grown,
_l'ou   chose   the aruntpr riches���right.
Stern,  inflexible:   ns cold  nnd  calm
"As  Grant   at   S, iloh;   undismayed
You stood I'olwbli the wouk and luirrn
Nor alien  brot i r cie betrayed.
Draying and delivery work a specialty.     Teams always ready on shortest
Contrncto   for. lohblna  taken.
Saddle    and     Pack
always for hire.
Freighting  and   Teaming   a
thousand   Trlends
Ibis   great  NortTi
Hcrolc soul!    T  i
Are  scatteied    ,
And   though  we ������^annot make amends
Yet fnr and  nclr thy name Is blest.
It's mi "revuir,   but not  farewell,
No matter, where your post may  be
No matter wheio you choose to dwell
Our   hearts     will     silent     think   of
thee. ,..
And   none  so   humJilc:   none   so   poor;
Why knew   you iu tbe by-jgone your,
BUL   when    some   wrong     they   must
Will wish that _.uu again were here.
-���Captain  Jack.
* * J.W,Crawford,   "the  poet  scout,"   an
American  poet,   then  In  Dawson.
Klondike,   Sept.   M,   1899.
Ail the Manitoba election petitions
are   now  fllod,   and   thc  parties   are
even up,  Liberals, and Conservatives
having each protested 15 Heats.
.' i'     .'-���   ' '���'''
St. Peter's Church  (Anglican)
Eight a.m.J, Holy Eucharist;. .11
am., matins, litany.and sermon (Holy
Eucharist, first Sunday in tho month)
2:30 Sunday school, or chiidrens
aervice; 7:30' evensong . (choral) and
sermon. Holy* Days���The Holy
Hucharl3t-"'--celebratcd^atXa.ni. or 8
a.m" as announced. ' "Holy BaptlBm
after Sunday, school* at'3:15.
"e E.'C.I'Paget', D. D-, Paaor.
One real friend is - worth 'a score
of ac-Uuinlanccs.
Criminal proceedings have,been instituted .against thc editor, of the
Kamloops Standard In connection
with a recent article in that paper
dealing with the opening oC tlie 13. C.
The Ottawa Typographical union is
asking that the. wages .ol' hand compositors In the government prinling
oureau. and other PrlntlnK o��tal HbU-
ments there. ��c raised from U- to
\"b per.week. Linotype .operators arc
also asking for a raised irom ?13.M,
their present  scale.
important changes , arc announced
In the Canadian Pacific onginccrinp:
stall'. Chief Engineer Tye is lo ho
chief engineer ot construction ��� of tlw
entire .'system. Assistant Engineer
Sullivan is to he chief engineer ofllif
Columbia and Western railway coih-
plotcd Hues. Engineer Dennis, engineer In charge of. the maintenance
ot tho entire system. Tye, for push-*
ing through the Midland system, is
honused $5,000; Sullivan, *l,000; divisional engineers, $700. Captain,
Troup is superintendent o�� thu
branch system In* tlie Kootenny district, s.
In reply lo a question put by N. V.
bavin,   M.  P.,   In   the house  of commons   on   Friday,   J ton.   -It*,   liordon
said   tlio   mounted   police   would   at
once   he   recruited   Lo   full   strength.
The  rurtlici*  protection  of  the North
West Territories was under consideration 'and   a   proposition   to   r.tisa   a
corps  of  mounted   rifles- armed   with
tho-best weapons ,known  "was    al(_o,
under, consideration.   He regretted ' Co
hear that anxleiy had heen caused* in
tho Territories- hy sending a. portion
of the Nortli West Mounted Police to
South    Africa.        Hon.    Dr.   'Borden
further stated that Canada had proposed to garrison Halifax with Canadian militia so. as to allow 'the Imperial  regiment now ��� stationed ��� there
to he sent on active service.
,J Daily'Stage leaves Thomson's landing, every morning at .7 o'clock
for Trout Lake City..  For particulars write
;        .���.*...���- -     CRAIG &: HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing
GlTYdp'R_-v-_LST.OKE i
-       Complete,and R'eJ-a&Ic.'   '""..
All'About Revelstoke
The Gateway to tlie Wonderfully Rich A, -i.'f.-al 2*irf>-i"��- ol North:
Kootenay and'Cano'e River.    The Snvpi% Pom. for the
tiiij Bend.-TrxnU Urtc,' fjmlcau, xlK.uiicact, Al-
hcrt Canyon, Jorrlan I'lisn mid Eagle Pn&i
District*.  Du��iiic/M Men ami Du.si- ���
lies* JJouHCi.   Thc name, Occu- .   ,
jxition and Residence of _ ,   .
Every Male Resident ,, .-
���in.    the'   City. *  -
',1   I'-'**"-,
- ir.-r-
. .���.��.�����
50 Cents.
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Address ,
llevelstoke, B. C.
1 d.   JL-^
Notary Public, _
Sole Agent for
Revelstoke      ;
-.-��������� '.�����_��� - ���
'  KCi-ilner, Tire and
-fife. Insurance. -
Offlco. Opposite O.P.K. Oepot
Blacksmitbirig, ���*Jobbing,
���-'.- ���.Plumbing, _ l-'ipe . Fitting, "
Tinsmitliing   Sheet Iron
Work,-.- Machinery    Ke-
. paired."
Mining    Work    a   Specialty
'���������f-J-S*;-,, l-,;-,*V.-4.
"W ��; i , nau_-*n*-ii it iw�� _
_ -_>_-��-�����>�� JaWv** ���_*.! <-
Should Sui&r
.���.OlUilt.. WHKN Tll��Y CAN __T A
_OTT__ OF ���
Compound Syrup
Of Whjte Pine
_g__^*M_ll  ordcrt  Immediately  attended   to.
i..-_n. c ^ -_t**_m__�����_-ri-r-���' ��__h<
M��u ___!_������__*_-K{___t-:
V     Al-w~>v i_"__i..W.
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R0B1N8ON���At Revelstoke. Feh. 10,  to
iir.  nnd   Mrs. J.   R.   Robinson,    a!
Scott-Brown���On Wednesday, Feh.
14th, at. St. Peters church. Revel-
-toke, B. C. h>- the 1. ��� v. Dr. Paget,
J. M. Scott. B. A.. LL.B., burrister-
at-U\v, son of the lute Ju'Ue Scott,
of Br-unpton. Out., to Mm-Ruei-ite
JSjt-)lt_ Marie, st(*p*(l..'if*ht-t* of H.
A. Brown, all of Revelstoke, B.O.
12 degrees below last night nnd the
niKht before. ���
liivilution* are nut for another
Bachelors' Ball on thu 20th.
��� Liidie**' fell (dippers now K"inK at
93c. per pair at (J. 13. Hume *_ Go's.
Next Snridiiy. Sexagesimal, the aer-
rices in St. Peter's church  will  be as
Capt. Taylor is expecting a visit from
a younger brother in England next
Some Boer piisnners on board the
Cephaloniu have ������-���'..liioned to be sent
to St. Uuleuii.
Frank Bourne of Bourne Bros.' of
Nnkusp, was in town thin week
oil's. vi_.it to H. J. Bourne.
J. J. Eangstnile, of the Trout Lake
Topic, was in town for a couple of
dnys this week.
C. N. Corigim, D. D. S. will be at
his dentnl office over the Canada Drug
* Book Co's store from Feb. 28 to Mar.
13. Feb. 2i. 3.
F. Julian thinks about a month's
work when spring opens up will finish
the new road across the Illecillewaet.
. The Revelstoke Rifle Company's
drill-will he held in the opera house
on Monday evening next tt 7:30 sharp.
.    ���Order    illustrated      papers    and
Statures of the wai- from  the - Canada
��� rug & Book Co.   They can get any
one you want.
reti's and infants���nice
greatly reduced prices,
for the cola weather.
ladies', child-
Hssortment at
Just the thing
S. Sutherland, of the Ferguson firm
of McKinnon & Sutherland, wab iu
town *.n Wednesday en route for the
coast, where, he intends to spend a
m month. i   .
Thv eight hour law has affected the
staff of the Halcyon Hot Springs.
Manager Husband1- help were out the
other day, but have returned to work
on the terms of 10 hours a day and increased pay.
���A large supply of sponges just
received at the Canada Drug and Book
Co...-You can gel a good large -pongc
for 25 cents.    Dou't miss  this chance.
W. B. Pool and J. J. Young returned from Trail on Tuesday and
A.'H. H.ildich on Wednesday. The
returns from the 100 ton shipment of
__>ettie L. ore. were not to hand before they left, but - good results are
confidently expected. -
���A consignment of new Riymond
sewing machines just received at K.
Howson's -furniture store. Price $35
each. Call at tbe store ��� and inspect
them. ���-
In spite of the cold, there was a
very enjoyable sleighing party on
"Wednesday night. There was one
total upset but the snow was deep and
soft and the fulling in con-sequence
���A thing of beauty is a joy for
-ver. . Call at Bennett's next hoiioe
eatit of the Cowan block, and inspect
ibe-.handsome Drop Cabinet and other
ntyle- of the celebrated Singer sewing
machine. Feb. 13-4t
'"Coontown 400" again held the
' hoards at the Grand theatre last evening and before a first class house gave
one. of the cleverest and brightest,
negro enterlaiiitnent** seen for fcoine
time in the city. Th- show will
lie at the. Grand all week and those
���whn-patromze-t hat-linuse-ir ill-he���well.
enleitamed.���.Winnipeg Free Press.
The first game on the new curling
rink', was played yesterday afternoon,
lietween the following rinks: R.
Upper. Guy Barber, J. Sullivan and
Jas,'Lander, skip; A; McRae, A. McDonald. A. R. Heart) and H. A.Brown
Kkip. The game reMilted in a win for
Brown's rink hy 12 to 8. The ice mi_
John Love of Winnipeg, was in
town yesterday. He is one of the
patentees of lhe. Wil.itin Puciimatii
Caixson Dredge, by which it is pro-
p ised to apply the principle of the
i-aidson, which has already proved no
{treat a i��iifc-e__ in bridge building,
to dredging for gold in the hottoui ut
B. R, Atkins has written a letter to
tbe hoard of tiade and J. M, Kellie has
signed his name to it. This joint
effusion of two great minds is badly
afllicted with the Atkins disease of
writing a column and a half of stuff to
express a two line idea. Briefly boiled
down it merely amounts to this that
J. M. Kellie has resigned more in
sji'i'ow than anger from the board of
trade because it has become a mere
political body. Presumably the letter
is Keltic's idea of a complete answer to
the board's two recent resolutions of
censure upon him for his interference
in the canyon wagon road and his
Impudent disregard of a recent recommendation of the city council. Kellie
is quite mistaken. It is no answer at
all. us can easily be shown.
In the first place it has always been
a feature in the history of the council
of the board of trade here thnt. no
matter what its composition, and no
matter what party or leader in provincial politics Kellie has for tbe time
being been supporting, he and tbey
have always been at logger heads. The
history of the protection of the river
bank here was one long story of effort
on the part of the board to get the
government, to do something, disregarded, neglected, blocked by
Kellie, because with his usual
self sufficiency he bad formed the
opinion that the work should be done
entirely by the Dominion. What has
been done was done in the teeth of
Kellie's opposition. He objected to the
work being done by the province at
all. He objected to the particular
scheme which was adopted. He would
have liked to get the work, which was
done, condemned, together with the
official who planned and superintended
it.- That is Kellie's record on that
question. A record of stupidity,
neglect and bull-headed obstinacy
to a work which has saved the town-
site now' for two years and will do
so indefinitely with a little annual care
and expenditure. Was the board's
opposition to Kellie on that question
political? He was for most of the time
supporting the men in the house
against whom he is now opposed. The
complexion of the council of tbe board
has heen totally changed since then.
Yet it is on record that they were
continually fighting Kellie, urging
him to do something and practically
censuring his wooden-beaded indifference to the crying need of tbe town
for protection' against the annual
enrroachments of the river. . It is no
new experience then for Kellie to find
himself in opposition to the board.
How is it that be has only just discovered, that this opposition is of a
political nature?
But how dees this plea look even
now, when examined. The pref-ident
and vice president of the board are
both supporters of the party to which
Kellie is doing so much injury in this
district because he also styles himself
its supporter. The gentleman, who
moved the resolution censuring
Kellie's interference with the recommendations of the city council, supported Kellie in every possible way at
the last election and is still a supporter
of Mr. Semlin's government. What
then can there be of apolitical nature
about the present complexion of the
council of the board ? How -it-Hint tlie
city co'incil ? Is that a mere political
body? Because they unanimously
endorsed- the-fesol ut ion-of-t he-board
which practically censured Kellie's
interference with the' wagon road
grant last ye*vr. II. is no good, Kellie,
There is no political issue here. The
only issue is this. You have been
found out at last. Your own,conduct
has convinced even men who supported you heartily eighteen months
ago that voir are unworthy of their
confidence. You have betrayed your
trust. Yon stand convicted at the
bar of public opinion ns incompetent
to ever, understand the best inteiest
of this constituency, and as being a
hindrance instead of a help to its
development. And every iinin in the
const fluency ot common sense, pro-
gie-sive ideas and independence, ro-
gHidles of 'political creed, has made
up hi- mind that you have GOT TO
GO. That is lhe isHiie Mr. Kellie,
Red Cross
When you hart to purchase druji or get a
prescription filled. Sea that the Red Cross It
on the package. It !��� a guarantee that the
drugi uied are pure and prime. For not only
la it Important to havo pure drugs, but also
prime drugs. Unfortunately there are many
inducements ottered to manufacturers to use
drugs, which, although pure, do not serve the
purpose ot doing any better than those which
are actually adulterated. These are drugs
which have been collected out ot season, or
have been badly cured.
We use our experience (of nearly 20 years) in
examining the drugs we use. and you can
depend upon everything being In the prlmest
G.F. Curtis
War, War, War!!
Successor to the McD. A. W.
Red Cross Drug Store
Lewis thought no doubt that bis
virtues, like the fragrant flowers o t e
modest violet, were blosoming all u -
seen and unnoticed of mankind. H-
little thought that through all these
long years the observant and approving eye of a Kellie was upon him.
only waiting a fitting season to shower
upon him a rich rewind. This is a
tempting line of thought, but still a
digression from the main subject,
which was the blank and total disregard of the communications of the
rit'y council to Mr. Semlin. Mr. Sem-
lin should reflect that., while it is quite
true that tbey are only a lot of
aldermen, stilt after all",tbey kre
vertebrate animals.
Iii all its grim earnestness is in full swing.
Prices of all goods are STEADILY ADVANCING, .s|.ecially in the matter of WOOLEN
GOODS is this the case
" Forewarned is forearmed." Six months ago,
knowing that owing to the scan-ity of Wool,
all lines of Woolen Goodn would advance in
pric-- before 1900, we ordered direct from the
manufacturers in England, $2, ooo|worth
of Men's, Womens' and Children's Hosiery. This consignment has ju.-,t arrived,,and
is offered to you on the basis of the LOW
PRICES, which menns that we oanjjijll them
at about the pi ice we ourselves shoufa have to
pay for them
The Taylor Block,
McKenzie Avenue.
Selling at Cost
Women's and Children's
Health Brand Underwear
Children's Lama Boas���
30c. to 75c. each.
M. K. Lawson, ^_ff._���,
A Special Assortment Just Recelred.
Baker, Grocer And Confectioner.
-r'T<__,l��4' _"_��� -H-"!* T _hi
Notice in hereby Riven thnt all persons
having claimB against the Union Hotel up to
January'..th will be paid by the undersigned
and that all accounts due to thc hotel up to
the same date are to be paid to the same.
Revelstoke, Jan. 27. tf
Telephone 36.
P.O. Box 86.
Savage Bros.
Second Street
 SAVAGE BROS, bee to Inform the   public
... and their patrons that they have added a
....choice line of FRKSH GROCERIES to their
 stock, and are prepared  to  sell at  close
 figures for cash. ',
We still handle
It senna to he 11 most pxti**u**.*c_n*u*y
thing the way this Fticwell tmviisitt*
Imsinesa still lingers not nu-rcly
8iipet*H*ioi.s lint even tle'.i.inentiil on
the official sti'K*-'. It h;i., it appciih.
Iwt.1 entrusted fop settlement to -in
expert of the Interior Department,
named Roth well, who knows all the
ins mid outs of it. He hits now liml it.
in hand since the middle of 1808. hut
the- only answer that any human
heinc has so far heen -hie to get out
of him is that it will he fixeil up in a
few weeks. He is now taking a much
needed holiday for ahout. six weeks, at
the end of which time, all. he says,
will yet he well. And so weeks elide
on into months, months into years,
centuries, ajnns. eternity. And still
Mr. Rothwell demands more weeks,
more weeks. Is he not afraid of
-iicrnaching nn the next geological
All Purchases delivered .free of Charge.
Fresh supply of fiahjBvery,morning.
Thc store lately occupied by K. Ahlln & Co.,
on First street, cast. Apply for terms and particulars to F. AHUN.
The party who stole a puppy from the rear
of my house, on Front street, on Feb. 5, had
better return the same, as thoy are known, or I
will proceed to prosecute.
Tobaccos, Pipes, Cigars, Etc.
Scientific Works on Mining, Etc.,
Minerals, Mines and Mining by Osborn
Prospecting,    Locating   and    Valuing
Mines���by Stretch.
Handbook of Rocks���by Kemp.
Prospecting for Gold  and   Silver���b
Stamp Milling of Gold Ores���by Klckard
n 1 1 1 1 8 ��ii 111 11 i"_ i1
I I       I I III] J���> II
I f   1 I. f*.iK-wi>���Z
Red Roso Degree raeots second and fo_H_
Fridays of earn month; White Rase Dec__>>
meats first Friday of each mont-.lnOddfoUoW-
H*l).   Vlultlng brothron welcome.
Secretary. President,
tegular meetings aro held In the
Oddfellow's Hull on the Third,-rl.
day of oarh month, at 8 p.m sharp.
Visiting brethren cordially Invited
Court Mt. Begbki
I.O. F., No. 3461,
' . :l
Meets In the Oddte.
lows'IIall.on tlio second
and fourth Mondays ol
each month. Vlsltiftg
brethren Invited to
Oliief Ranger.
C.\V.M1TCHJ*LL.   ,
Seven ye��M
years ChlM
Royal School of Mines, London.
at  Morfa  Works,  Swansea.    17
Chemist  to Wlgan Coal and  Iron Co..   X_g,
Late chemist and Ax. dyer, Hall Mines, Ltd.
Claims examined and reported upon;
Revelstoke, B.C
Deer Heads,   Birds, Animals, Etc., pre*erv_l
���nd-mounted. *
Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
The   Carries   Creek Consolidated
Mines, Limited.
The annual meeting of the shareholders ol
the above named company will be held on
Tuesday, the thirteenth dav of March. 1900, at
lhe hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, at tho
office of thc Company, in Kcvclstoke, B. C.
Dated this 12th day of February, A.D., 1900.
Careful attention.
' Prompt dcli-rery
If you want to get fat
Orders left ultli Mr. Paget, Expressman, or by
moll, will receive prompt attention. '   '
Goods delivered free.
J. E. LONG', Revelstoke Station.
Bachelor*, of Pharmacy,
Teacher of Music, Drawing, and Palatini, ia
oil and water color. French, Latin, Math*.'
malica. ��� '
M uslo SO cents per lesson of one hour.
Pupils allowed dally practice on _ iaao item
of charge. ��� >
When you reach Ferguson, B.C.,
-���*������- '      i���i
Stop 1
Hotel Lardeau
3. Lau-HTon, Proprietor.'
Best $2.00 a day house in the Lardeau. Beet
of cuisine service.���Finely equipped .bar.���
Choicest wines, liquors and cigars.���Headt-
quartera for miners and mining men.���Well
lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnlshed
Notice Is hereby given that I Intend to apply
tn the Hoard of Licensing Commissioner*., tot
the City of Itevclstoke. at the next meeting '��_
said Hoard for a transfer of a retail Manor
license from me to Edward Corning, -held by
me in request of the Union Hotel premise*,
I Revelstoke. '    ������   , .
Dated Feb. tfth, 1900. ''   *
     .     H.A. BROWS.
House and two lots for sale or to rent. A
Bargain. Apply'to Mrs. Martha Stamper,
opposite thc Queen's Hotel, Second Street.
Feb. 10���It
Notice ii herebr jji\-en that under an **xccn*
tion Issued oui of the County Court of Kootenay, and to me directed, I have this day
seized and taken in execution the go<.d* and
chattels of-the_Bo'"ton-and_I_r!t!��h_Co!'.'.n. bi_
Coppcr Mining and Smelting Company, con
sitting of a larue quantity of mining supplier
and tools and provision* situate at tbe stand,
ard Basin group of mines in the Big Hend
district of West Kootenay, which I will
publicly expo__ for sale at the Conn Hou*e on
the 24th day of February. 1_>0. -at the hour of
two o'clock In tlie afternoon to .vatisfy tlie ..aid
execution. An inventory of the goods may b_
��ecn at the office of R. H. Mayne, Deputy
Sheriff, First street, Revel stoke, on application.
Dated this 10th day of February, A. D., 1899.
Sheriff of North   Kootenay,   by   his   Deputy,
Robert II. Mayne.
Is not in it with our prices ��>n . .   _-. .
Guy Barber, jeweller,
John D. Sibbald
Sole Agent
For tne Revelstoke
C.P.R. Townsite
F. PniliHOi-e, fnrmerlv proprietor of
the K-tlt-iiialkH lioU'l. Vernon, wim il.
I own on \Vf_ni*8_Hy, Hu nits just
com. liurk ftnni 11 trip to th. uWl
roiiiiliy itml went on to tin- fount on
liii!.iiip.Hn. It in prnli-iiil- '.hilt Mr
Pallium*- will run the new O. 1\ K.
hotel at SiiniiioUH, us soon ns it ih
re.uly to opeu.
D. .Mi-Bitiii. .i-V-iiee nRfnt of the
Coontown -WO was -.in town yrsUM-dny
aml inside a dale, for next Thiirs'lay.
Feh. 22. nt the opura house. The performance of the company which
nuiiilier. 10 colored artist-* has l-*i-n
eiitlui.��ia-.lif.*illy spoken of hy the press
wherever tliey have hhewi'tl. Plan nf
tlte.fioii��- al the Canada Drti|? -St Book
Can the Bnerc hope' to defeat .the
En*_*li_.li " power? . If they entertain
Mich a hope."we cannot n.'mlre them
for" their int-llipenfe. II is true the
great warrior Kavan several .tinie��
destroveil the troops of Kain; hut
coultl_iela-_o.it? A similar fate will
happen to the Boers ultimately. They
will all he dectroved nn'th- Imtt.leHel.l.
Who will then enjoy the liherty for
which they have undertaken this win?
If the war" does not slop the whole
Indian ocean   will   Income* red   with
human blood. The Ik.n assnujes a th *-*k.veIstoke n(.eds�� police niaf?
terrible aspect when wounded 'ty . 1 A �� . ��� ��_._...��_ .. '."
Kporlsman, and he mifks his blood by
killing hiin.__The _Britiifh Lion being
wounded by the Boers has felt excited
in a tiiruiltn* rnniin**--.. Tlvi-e raj-l.- n"
ilouht the Bo-i-r.*v_H- nllrtil-lely lie
ile_t_pjl-i_^})*P. tbia war.���Buidwnn
_&A.i-*ci--wu_i!-n native ncw_H_"P-r.
It Heenis to he a very remarkable
method of doing hiiNineKH which is ir.
vogue in the office of the- provincial
secretary, who in also thr. premier, of
the province. A fortnight, ago last
Friday the city council here lecom-
m>*nded J. D. Sibbald ns a ht and
proper person to be appointed police
magistrate in the absence of T. L.
Haig. So far no notice whatever has
been taken of this comiininic.itiori, and
that in spite of the fact that a second
letter was ordered to he written by
Ihe city clerk on the following Friday,
inquiring whether or no the premier
had yet received the recommendation
of the previous week. The only indication that has so far reached Revelstoke that Mr.  Semlin   is  even  aware
trate is *n ��� teregrain from that
gentleman to Mr. Thos. Lewis offering
him the position, at the receipt of
uitich Mr. Lettrt-i expressed a naive
surprise as io'h(-&Mi-. Semlin he. nine
c_"i-_D    _waru*'_-_r_.i-   -xist_nc_.    Mr,
Feb. 22,
!-��_--��  THE PREMIER
��**g***--_OKGA-* IZATIOX
Rag Time
Anthracite Coal...
������n For Furnace or Stove Use.
Price per ton for .Stove Coal -.lelivered irom Oars--$9.00
'��� ._'    -    Furnace Coal delivered from Cars���$8.50
Cash Must Accommpany Orders.
Start a
Bank Account!
anchsecitre your. CLOTHES from
0111- up-to-date tailoring emporium.
We guarantee you n perfect fit.
.the ln'st quality of goods) on the
niMiket, latent fashiotiK,-and 'we'll
go-eaHy on your hank account.
We give you Ht. finish and quality
. und the work is not done in eastern. K\veat-_hops.
- Watches
4* Thot'n our Specialty.    Wc also carry a *f
��fr line of W atche.i, Silver-arc, Gold and 4*
4< Silver* Novelties; alt kinds ol Jewelry, "j-*
J                     The Leading                          ' X
i^                     Watchmaker and Jeweler.    ��� X
First Street, next dour to Herald offico. t*.
Grage & Mayne
F. McCarty, Revelstoke, B,C
The Famous Crow's Nest Coal
Leave your oid'-TH at ir.y office on McKenzie Ave.
: Phoenix, Western, British Ameri-
; can, .London &��� Liverpool, -and
!   Globe Fire Insurance companies.
Notice la hereby Riven that I Trill apply tithe Hoard of LireliRing Comml-mlener. lor ,th*��
Ctly of Revelstoke. at the meetlrlK et lata
Board, for a transfer of thc lleentio Mniied _>
II. A. Brown and assigned to me by him forth*
sale of liquoru by retail in,the --Ion. Hotel .
premises. Itevclstoke; such transfer to be mad-
to the premises known at Lot 1, Block w, _ la��
C3i*., Kcvclstoko, temporarily pending t_o t'V
building o* the Onion Hotel premises,.-- ��� ' ���*-
Dated Feb. 6th, 1900.   - ' '��������� '    ���
*.-��� ��� ��� BDW.-RD'CORNIN-.*
Notice is hereby given.that D: Stamper'I*'an*
longer connected .with the' Kr-thcrhood of-
Kailivay UridKemen, and the Brotherhood of
Kail way llrld<;ui-on will not be-responsible
for any debt!) contracted for by Daniel BtaiBpeon their behalf after this data. * *,*������'���
.     .    TU08. UI-KSPIE.
'  Master. ���'
��� * . Eecretarj*. .
Revelstoke, Jon. 30,1900. ���
Notice is hereby-Riven to'purcliaseri. of Vols
In Mock ������A," Town of .Revelstoke, other--*.
known as tho "MaraTownsite _*r��perty,"' tkat
all Instalments on account of purchase* are tu
be paid .to John D.Sibbald, Mara TownsJu.
Agent, and to no other person. - *
E hereby < notify the * smokit)g
public that the Cigar Makers' Union
have resolved to, permit members of
the Union to work, in our Factory,
now at work with us. .
-THOSi-LEE.-Pi opri-tor.-
Fianos and
For Terms Etc., apply to
Jas. I. Woodrow
Retail Dealer in���  ...'.* ...'.
Beef, Pork,
Mutton, Etc.
iFish and Game in Season..'.,
AH orders promptly Ailed..
Ht"!"!' tttttttt ___' v v 'II' _r *__" 'I' _r __ ���Jtttt'P
Jas. Taylor,
CmIi with order.
a ton. Delivered fiom tlie cars.
John D. Sibbald
The.Black Boston Quartette,
��� and the Coont.jwn 400
.Jubilee Singers. .
i|J*-_r___i_siSMiii **���'���" Kvent of the Season.
General Admission 50c
Reserved '.Seats    75c
B-kis on Btle at Caoada Dry's;.���.#�����_���* Co.
Newly liullt. Newly ^urnlsh��>l.
!3        ' -
Ml. h led by Klcctrlclty.
$f 00 Per Day.
Ttye City Hotel
o '    ���
'���- Robt. Caley, Proprietor.
Ilcst Wines, Liquors and Olgars. Hca'lqt-artcrs for Hallway Men.
I,nrj.e nml Well Lighted
Sample Itooms......
Heated by Hot Air and Electric
Hells and-Ltglit in every room
Kree Bus Meets All Trains
Itcasonable Rates	
JOHN V. PI5RK .. Pkoi-kiist'-h.
Nlttht  Grill !'(���>__! '"i <*',nncrtlon for thc Convenience of r.ncsts
BetwMpilotelan-StPHon'' --_J "*-_. . S _@lj{(i,    (Ho (��0
Winter Goods
Acme, plain and nickle plated.
Hockey, plain and plated.
Special Nickle
Hockey Skates,
With Puck Stopper.
Racing Skates v.
Hockey Sticksr Best Quality,
Hockey Pucks ������
Skate Sharpeners
Curling Stones Expected
Daily : '  '._���'    *
1W:M. Lawrence
il Clean
;; is   indispensable   to
;; well  dressed  man.
;j are
up-to-date in
i methods and make y>>ur
;; linen .lo>k like , new
;; Your collars are/-shaped-!'.
;; properly7a*-d your shirts """
;��� fit-your.:fneck''With'coin- !_
:; fort.- -^-We want youv !_
;; work. Satisfaction guar . \
\\ an teed. Business office
; J Two doors - eaut Molsun'8 $.'
{I Bank.
No* ______-��� Employed.
1 >
I Surprise Steam Laundry ��
F. Bukor, Proprietor,
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