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 i'v /  J?     -**���������  A ,_������-   tf^-S  f  gp  -ISSTJIEID   TWICE-A-WEEK - TTJESDAYS    .AJ-TID    ^_R,I_D.A_"3rS-  Vol. IV.    No.  23.  REVEL5TOKE.B. C, TUESDAY,  MARCH 27, 1900.  $2.00 a  Year in Advance.  _-���������  I   -T-  V  C B. H  &C0.  Great  ��������� ���������  CORRESPONDENCE  (���������^.A**.������.l--*.-'.*������.-*^������-J*^^ &MWW^J&^P-JWttt&H*JC*JH*&������i #  25 per cent.  Discount  We are clearing out oiir en-  .ti're stock of Carpets and ;tre  offering them at the above  discount. Yoii can make  your selection from' Brussels,  Tify-estries, All Wools, and,  Unions.  Money saved is money made  This is a groat' scheme, to  'make some.       . _ .  Those .vdiitii'ig to.purchase a  Carpet had better inspect our  st-ck   before   buying   elsewhere. -.  Chiidrens  Boots and Shoes  Just npfMiiiiR 20> pairv  Aiij **irc \ou want���������  "Any kind jou \_ tint.  Groceries  If jour-_.fmt'n!rc tfoor.*. at right prices,  come and ve our stack ami yet out  quotation.!.  ,.\Tf  FISH. -   .  For  the lentcn  season   wc  have just  received a nice line of H*di:  --fcABRADOR'-'HERRINGr" '   "  COD FISH.  CROSS & BLACKWELL'S  KIPPERED HERRINGS in tins,  CURED MACKEREL.  OLD   COUNTRY   SMOKED  "HERRING.  -   We are giving  Special attention to  Teas and  Coffees.  And have the best that money can buy  RAM I.AI.S', as a package tea, has  no  equal in tho city.  "You call get It no  where else  in  the  City.  WE  HAVE  THE  SOLE  AGENCY.  C.B.HiMe& o.  Soft Snaps on Fish River  To tlie Kdltor of tho IIi:kali>.  .Slit,���������Would you kindly answer the  following questions ? Is it Ihu law  that a man having ���������. government contract to build ii fpi'i-y, slnill he pniil  In*fore said fei'i-y is finished, anil in  working order.? 1 understand that is  thi' case, at Fish Creek. Thu said work  is a good sample of the .oft, snaps that,  fall iu tlio way of those that have I lit'  pull, hut not lhe brains to tin a decent  job. It is a disgrace the'way money is  frillered away on such a 'sample of  workmanship as that whirl* lie** on the  hanks of Fish Creek. Now [ limn* we  uri* to have a bridge right away. Is it  not possible lo let the contract out on  bills? As there are other men in this  district, and men who understand Ihe  work far better limn Ihe one and the  only one who has the pull with our  friends Messrs. Kellie & Coursier, in  this part of the country, as he has  personally told me.  - The same party holds a largo nuni-  lier of mineral claims and does SO pet-  cent, of his assessment' with axe and  pencil. It is time "now these underhand-tricks were stopped, as it is not  only retarding the opening up of the  country-liul also keeping good men  from coining in. Now, sir, I should  like to see a puhlic answer given to  this, and if they do or do not, I have  far more lo say as to the way this  dish id is managed. It is, well, onesided.  I3v oiip who has seen and heatd a lot  during the last year.  .Artcm head. Mar. 20. Prospector.  [The * Hl.RA._rj is very well aware  that the past recoul of government  administration in the Fish river  district, has been with the exception  uf one brief interval, to .say the least  of * it peculiar. However _ the old  regime in the Kevelstoke riding is  rapidly dr.uving to a h'nl.iinented  close, and the Herald has no doubt,  thnt, if the proposed new bridge  across Fish River is really to be pro-,  ceeded wilh. the piesent government  otlicials will see the extreme advisability of letting the contract, for it in the  inii.t open and above boaid manner  possible.   Ed.   Hkrald.], - -  "���������  _. v , A Eublic Question  To the Editor of the Heiialu:   .  Sin,���������We would'ask'are *the ratepayers' satisfied with5'the ~ uuriitoi __  it-pott on public'- work's in *lhe .-Wail.  We notice* tbe small-bills are-itemi/.ed  even to $1 in real estate, while $ 12,000  is just lumped as 'loads and sheet-,.  What we ask foi|is>an itemized account  of tin* large -iniount of $12,:">00, which  ���������.nij'Iib lo shew the cost fiist of drains,  lumber and labor of snnie; Second  hauling gravel iuid mud on streets;  Third, lumber and labor foi sidewalks;  each branch* separ.ite. We would bu  pleased to' see the balance of the  auditor's report as soon as possible.  March'2Uh, 1000. It. Tapping.  THE POLITICAL CRiSiS  Mr.' George 'Washington Beebe, of  Agassiz, Provincial Secretary.  Hon. Mr. Martin has succeeded in  .'ulding one more member to his embryonic Cabinet, and���������sut prising to  relate���������has struck oil' at a tangent  fiom his-hithei to- course, and selected  instead of a light of the law, a gentle  man skilled indeed in agricultural  pursuit.-, hut appaiently more adept,  at plough-handle and stock-whip than  tit pen and tongue." This gentleman  is Mr. George Washington Bet-he, ol  Agassiz, wh > takes the Piovi-icial  Secretaryship. Hon. Mr. Yates takes  the portfolio of Lands and Works.���������  News Advertiser.  Cur Contribution to the War Fund.  Aid. Itoht. Gordon, who was secretary and heasuier of the Patriotic  Fund conceit lias received the following receipt from the Lord Mayor of  Loudon :  No. 2-afio;..  THE TRANSVAAL WAR FUND.  .Widows,       Orphans, Wounded  Soldiers.  . Received with thanks this Oth of  March 1000, of Concert by Revelstoke  Corps of the Rocky Mountain Rangers  the sum of ������00. Us. Oil. Appropriated  as directed.  Alfred J. Newton.  Lord Mayor.  i     Voce Moore,  Treasurer.  The enclosing letter, embossed with  the famous arms of the city of London  and the motto Domine dirige uos, and  dated The Mansion House, London,  reads : ''With the Lord Mayor's  compliments and best thanks."  The document will he framed and  hung in the armory of the rifle company.  SS<5Xi)������-5__-������_i<_*^^  m  m  rnery a  !<������  Although Ditinu Nature may delay her Springtime1 visitation  to us, this .-tore heeds not her whims and Hmoies in that  respect. Already this sturo has assumed its Spring attirc,iuid  mi every side, to greet the vi.-ilor, are rich und l.eaiuiful dis-  iys <il"Sprin������ ������oods that please the eye and satisfy the  tastes of the most re/incd dressers. JJut tomorrow (Wednesday] we take another step forward. Jt is a special .occasion  and one ol'interest to every woman within reach of this stove.-  OUR EAST-EB MILLINERY  NEW SPRING JAGKETB  NEW SPRING SUITS  will he placed on view, while we hold reception to introduce  thc newest styles and latet-t nov.lties i'or Easter and Spring-  wear.  Our preparations   for   this  event  have   been   made   move  lavishly than-.ever before, and the displays will be larger and'  that designed them  Yet in all this wealth of richness"and-'  sr*^-   ������w;^a���������-.  "^v^p^u ������������������l-'gance nothing will be 'found that is not tiiorou-ihly adapted  .'^Ct^f^^^^M^^i'^������ the-.v.**nis and needs ".of  the  best  dressers   of  Eevelt-toke  We cannot go into details.     You must sue'to appreciate.,"  .Sf)<^|jp%*������i������] So we give the'ficcsl invitation lo all  to  visit our  Millinery  and  K^-v^__-",c*c"^v *4i������f iV- <_$s|������i8 Cloak Section am! see our magnificent displays.    Those who come will be  Y/vgmffi>i      \ W> \V- fizzes'- ' -������������������ "  |:_^^ ������Ip'^^Q^ its  on   Wednesday  or  any of the  g/ A     X- x. ^ii?P^���������' \.������s}&P, following day;,- ,No one .can*a (foul to-slay aivay, for to do-so is lo miss  ���������'   seeing thc best and ihosl up-lo dale fashions in Headgear and -Cloaks.  Clones,-Dress Goods and Silks will join hands ivilh Millinery and Cloaks, and si make'litis event  ��������� doubly interesting for visitors.    The very vetoes/, goods will.be pal  forward and arranged for easy  seeing  and buying.-    A special feature  iuii'1   be. a  beautiful showing mf nnv Dress Silks in all Ihe  loanted colours for the coming seasoii's iocar.   -Fashionable dressers  will,  be highlij  interested  in  this  display.   ���������  _���������"*'' .I-..'.' * .    .  Enterprise Triuna.  This propel ty is sit nited at the b.uk  of the well known Silver Cup iiioun-  tiiin and on the -'ame lead. The  surface shewing is une of the larm'st  in the Liirdeiiu.-and from assays which  have at different times been taken, is  hi(j;h grade. Right oil the surface 3SW  oz. silver, $0 in gold and 00 per cent  in lead. Ferguson Bros., the owners,  ii.tenil pushing the development wui'k  this year aud taking out a shipment,  of ore.���������Fei guson Bugle.-  e're Ready "With Spring' Footwear.  Really in the fullest Fense of the word and with that readiness that characterizes  all carefully planned movements ;-t this'store.*   '  We are ready with the best of the  new   Spring    styles,   in     Fo>twear    for    men,    women    and     children���������Ready  with a c-niiplete stock of Spring shoes for old and .young; ready with a showing that  Knows no duplicate, nor even arioso second outside this .tore in Revelstoke".    Our  Ehoe stock is made up of the hest make* to be had in   America.    .The styles are correct and strictlv up-to-date���������the qualities are of the very best.     There   is   enough  variety to satisfy every po-mible   shoe   want no   matter   from what source it   may  emanate. * _And'v.'hi*n all our pi ices are  made  so reasonable  and within  such  tasy .  'reach of every purse that no one will have occasion to find, fault.      The goods being  ^-hci e, v������e" c-umotjri-sist the, temptation.to let you see them���������-that prompts us to make -  f-pecial displays of the best styles during tlie next two   weeks so   tHat yisitovs may  . know what's what in Footgear.    At the same time our plan is to give all who come "  - the benefit of t-ome exceptionally good buying chances that cime our way.   "It will  ' make.the otc'-'sion   doubly-.interesting.     Of course all arc welcome to come and sec  without any tho'uj_ht of ' buying, but few will care to miss the good values we  have  .provided���������this is enough to .-h*-w \ ou' how  important  this event will   be to   shoo  buyers    Watch "the papers and. visit our shoe section as often as you can.  See Our New Suiting's and Wash Goods  "Now is the time to come and see our New Dress Goods silks, Wash Goods and trimming-; our stocks are noAV complete in every detail and worthy of the attention of  careful dress������-*j*s'within r* ach of this store. We have never had anything in Dress  stuns to iqual our present i-howinj.; that's why we are so anxious to have you vi.sit  that section as .*o.>n as possible before tho best novelties are picked up by the shrewd  buyers who appreciate the prhilcges offsetting tho first and  best selection.  Good firtune would have it that some new Dress serges shou'd reach us to sell  at a big .eduction they are ninety cent serges, but our buyer was lavored witli a  snap by   the   Wholesale   House, .and on Friday we pass it over to you at GO cents.  Meakin's,. White Iron Stone China.  ,-r -  This well-known Chimin, are may he had in three different patterns, vis: Diana, A=tro or Crown. In the  Diana pattern we have Cups, H.-iuceis and Plates, hub in the Astro and Crown you'll lind c ur slock complete with a full l-.in ge of prices. Om- stock lepiesenls Men kin's" first, quality goods. If you make comparisons-you'll easily see the superiority of (inis.li in om* goods. To ..(.quaint you with our prices, visit ns  on Friday.  t<s������S)S__������������__������������������'^^  City   Council.  Met on Fiiday   ;is   usual.    All    the  uiemhers \i ere present.  CO-VIM UNICATIONS.  Were lead as follows: Fiom \V.  Fleming applying for the position of  city foreman, lileil *, T. \V. Bain excusing himself 1'ioni taking the position  of i hief of the two flic hi igades, filed;  It. Tupping asking for an itemized report of the item ![*I2,.".00 appealing for  roads and slroets in lhe city auiliior's  repoit for ISf.fJ* .1. 1). Sihhald stating  thai the hoard of tiudet writers had  made n late of $2.00 for the flrehall,  filed. It. llow.voii and T. Siuilli asking  pi'i-uiissioii lo alter aud replace the  sidewalk opposite their premises tn  the city surveyor'., elevation, referred  to puhlic works coininittee; Jas. Me-  Mahon stating that if the council did  not remove the nhal ruction in front of  his .hlacksniith's shop he would he  compelled to take nel ion for damages,  referred tn puhlic works committee.  After a long and .-tcriuioniuiis discussion the contract for painting the  new firchall was awarded lo Uainsay  ifc .McKenzie for $20:.. Aid. Ahiaham-  son ami Peterson voting against the  resolution.  The. city clerk was instructed to request I_. II. Back to take, the profiles  of Connaiight Ave.. McKenzie Ave..  Victoria Ko.-id,, Ffi".t street, Second  slreet and Gampheli Ave. and his level  and nieel the puhlic works committee  at the corner of First .street and McKenzie Ave. at 2 p. iii. on Monday."  The council then adjourned.  Eoard of Trade.  A meet hit; of the executive council  of the hoard of tiai'e was held on  Thursday evening last. Present.  President]!. A, Brown. Vice Pies.  II. J. Bonnie, Itoht. Gordon," J. M.  Scott, I. ���������T. Brcwsler and Secretary  Sha.v. Air'. Brewster addiessed the  council on the iiilvisiihility of getting  the pi ovincial mineialogist to pay a  visit to and report on the Big Bend  section aiid a resolution was parsed  a-ikiug Ihu Minister of Mines to u*-*e  his influence H> have the district inspected and reported on hy the  provincial mineralogist " as soon as  the coming season opens.  Another motion was carried to send  a copy, of. l.,tij' resolution .of Feb. -1st  on lhe Canyon waggon road lo Mr.  Mai tin wilh a request that an older  in council he passed apppropiiating  sul'iicii'iit money for llie work and  that it he pir-hed to completion at  once.  TQM TAYLOR AT THE  COAST*  Interviewed by the V/orld and   Province  Newspapers.  Thomas Taylor, or '-Ton-,,'' as .he is.  fi'.iuili.iily called, the Conservative  candidate selected to contest the.  Itevclstoke riding oi Kootenay in the  pending pi ovincial election, is in the  city. Mr. Taylor has many warm  old-time friends in Vancouver ami  elsewhere on the crm&l who are pleased,  to see him looking so iiell, and the  excellent form he is in lo contest  p,iilian:rntar;. honois with J. M.,  Kellie. who, it is said, will meet his.  Waterloo at the hands of Mr. Taylor  without ii very serioa. political encounter. Mr. Taylor teports that,  section of the province a* a unit for.  patty lines ���������hi,th pat ties favoring the,  theoiy it-, heing the only one upon  which the affairs of the piovince can.  he ptoperly, honestly and ell'ectnally  concluded.-- World.  Mr. Thos.  Taylor,   the  Liheial Con-,  sen-alive candidate foi the Kevelstoke,  division,   returned  yesterday from  ii,  short visit to Victoria and is  legistei-  ed at the I.eland hotel.    Until  a  fort-,  night    ago   Mr.   Taylor   was   mining.'  recoider at   Tiout   Lake,   a   position,  which he had hold for some half dozerv  years hack, and which he has resign'edr  in-otder   to  enter   the   more   active"^  sphote of'politics.    Previous   to   that,  he was a well-known employee  of the,  C. P. It. having heen for several  years  in     the    stoies   department  of   that,  company heing stationed . at. Donald  and  Not th  Bend   respectively.    To a.  representative   of. the   Province   Mr.  Taylor stated last night that he  is  iu .  the   field   as   a -straight   party   man.  having nailed  his colois  Co the .New  Westminster    convention    platform.'.  Not hing is certain as  yet   as   to   who.  his opponent   will   he.    although   the.  present inemher, Mr. J.   M.   Kellie   is.  generally expected bo again  take  the'  field, hut whether as   a   Liberal'nt*   a  Cottonile     Mr.   Taylor   is    fsu    from*/  certain.    Regaining  the   rumor   thnt'  Mr. Charles Wilson of this city  would o  he the Tiny .standard-bearer   in   that,  riding. Mr. Taylor states that his name '  was not'mentioned nt  the  convention^  at all.    Some weeks ago.   however,  ib."].  was     mi'ler-tnoil  -that   Mr.    Wiison. .  might    possibly    content" to   such   a.  caiididacy hut only in the evenfcof his-  pally   being   tuiaV-le to .place   a  local,  man in the field.���������Province."    "-  ' '    '���������  I  The Right System.  Biitish Columbia will have reason to  thank Lieutenant-Governor Mcltmes  if his discharge of an unpleasant duty  has no other* result than the substitution of parly government for the  infernal system of, personal politics  which has cursed that piovince'.  Party government docs not always  produce good results, but it does eu-  ���������ible the people to get exactly the' suit  of government which they deserve.  Government hy a set of politicians,  who are united "by nothing stronger  than personal dislikes and' likes, does  not enable the people to know what  they are voting for, or what they are  voting against.  Party government has 1-irgely  f.iiled in Ontario ; first, because there  'is-not���������enough���������indep'ende nee���������in���������the'  rank and file to keep the leaders of  lhe party travelling in the right  direction*: and secondly because theie  is not enough independence among  the people to^kecp the oflice-holding  politician _ from thinking they have  a lite interest in their jolw.  The failure of party govei'ninent  can be cured by the people, and the  failure of the non-p irtimin gcivein-  menbcantiothe cnied by anybody���������  Toronto Telegram.  POLITICAL POINTERS.  % -i^-fy<r _f^_r<r _r _r<*tf-f _r.f<r^ ,r .^^ :  As Capt. Kidd Would Run It.  From the Bower->ville Clation: ���������  " Next week we will begin running  I Ih*-paper as Capt. Kidd would have  run it. Delinquent subscribers may  expect a call from us wilh their accounts stuck iu the tnuz/.le of a six-  !.hi-i-l<>r. Otherwise shis paper will he  running ns the sheriff would run il.'J���������  From the Baltimore Ainericati.  ���������Spring is coining, and if you want  to spring into a nice, nobby suit at the  same time call and see J. B. Ctessmaii,  he can fix you up lo date.  S. Siilheiland, of Ihe firm of .11c-  Kinnon & Sutherland, meicban!<.  Ferguson, came in fiom tile coast. Llit-s  morning where he has been spending  a month's holidays,  ���������Notice! Men will In* better dressed  during the last year of the iiim-tee'ilh  century if they get their clothes at  J. B. Ct essnian, First stieet.  K-l. Ad.nr wishes the Huhai.d lo  slate with refetence to a certain  dodger disli ihuled last week, calling  a Liberal meeting that his name was  plated on it without, his knowledge  or consent and he hopes that in future  his name will not be so made use of  without his leave being first obtained.  A farewell social was given to Kev.  Tho**,. and Mrs. Menzies in the Presbyterian church last "night. They- are  leaving for their new home in Couiox  tomoriow. The IlKlt.M.D joins with  their numerous friends iu wi-hing Mr.  and Mrs. Menzies all kinds of happiness and prosperity in their new  sphere'of work and usefulness.  DESIRE TOIl    PARTY    LINES    GENUnAL..  J. J. Banfield. who has  been   on urn.  extended trip  thiongh  the  Kootenay  country, arrived home yesterday looking as usual   hale'and   hearty.      Mr.;  Banfield says that the closing   of   thc  mines has had a bad effect on business  in all branches of trade.    This  is  par-.'"  ticu'.ariy so in Rossland,   wheie   since.. .  the fiist of the month, no less than 500   '  men have left for the "United  Stated."  The showing of the mines, Mr. Banfield-  state*, is excellent, but the qnalitj-  of.'  ute i������ not such as will   guarantee   the-  payment of the high wages asked.       , T  Speaking of the political situation.  Mr. Banfield. who is a staunch Con-,,  servative, says that the desire fo>*.  patty lines seems general. The days '  of the '���������one man" party aie p-issed,  and the opinion is almost universal,  that either a Liberal or Conservative.  Government is better able to govern,  the affairs of the country.���������Vancouver  World.   .. "_    :.   _.._=__^-.  TARTY LINES  ENDORSED.       -";  - Golden,    March   22.���������(Special)���������Abv  a   meeting   of   the   executive  of   the;  Golden Liberal Association   held  here '  last   evening,   and    which, was    well  attended,  a lesolution  was   proposed-  ���������mil cariied unanimously in   favor   of.'  strict party lines in the conduct, of the,  affairs in this Province.    Hon.   Joseph^  Martin and his policy as published   in.  the Vancouver World   was   discussed,  at soine2',length   and   endorsed   by   a'  standing vole.  Bio; Millinery Spring Opening:. ,  The    milliilvry   spring   opening   at_.  Bourne Bios, on Fiiday and   Saturday  attracted large riowds of the  fair sex.  anxious  to  see  for themselves specimens of the modes de  Paris, in  hats,,  bonnets   nnd   headgear generajly  for- '  the coming   season.    The  di-play   of.  the latest creations, which   was  made.'  upstairs     must,   have   satisfied    their,  wishes,   completely.      Hats    will   be  woie Ibis year ti iirimed   chiefly   with  flowers, lots of flowers,   more  flowers  infacbthanh.it.    Plumes  will not  be.,  much worn with the exception  of the.  lone spike fealher style'w.hicn   is still,  in vogue.    With these slight hints for  the coming vear. the Herald, .which  ��������� i      ' ~  very rapidly gets out  of its.depth  in  these profn.-iiid and  weighty in.ittcis,.  strongly advises every' one oT its  fair.  i*eade_=. or in other woids  every  lady  in  Kevelstoke  to  visit Bourne  Bros/  Jisphiy"and feasb their eyes for themselves.    But  for goodness   sake   don't,  tell your   husbands   that   it   was   the  Herald put you on to it.  Match For Fitzsimmons.  New York. March 2-_-.-Fitzsimn.on3"  and Kid McCoy weie mateheil  to-day ';  to meet on July   -1" next.* Both   men  posted -*>,2.."00 forfeit with  the  under- .  standing thab-they are-to double  this  sum   when   the   articles  are   signed...  The club lias not yet decided upon tho".  placefor the fight, bub April is set for,  the time.for icceiving bios.   'The me'ii  to box 2*5 rounds have agi-eed at catc'i  .^eights'. "      ���������   "  ���������x:  "fi '-Jsli^A^^v^v^Jr^cy''.
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RliVKI.STOKR   HERALD
 n	
Notice  to   Correspondents
HUMORS   OF THE WAR
How  Laughter and    Tears  Mingle
the*  "Front.
Jan.    L'.���Laughter
Cape Town,
lcai--_���tt-ais
curiously
���lUeer on!
111!
mil       laugnierl
they    Intermingle    In
world  ot'   ours.       Mow
ami
How
tin.,
Cluae
t.ich
��iih   :i
:i    i:a....
mnum;     $1.23   for   six
in auvanee.
In    West
tn  "xecuie
lirst   das'*
One   wife   to
All   correspondence   must   be   leg-
written  on  one side .-*t tlie paper
1.
Ibly
only
��. Correspondence contninin.*. r��r-
���onal matter must be siqriod with the
proper name of the writ jr.
}. Correspondence with r^fsrinc*
to anything that has app"*.*u""d in another paper must first be .)*'*"������ re-, i for
publication to that paper i-hfuie it
can   appear in THE  IIKP. *���_*..��*���
THE CANADIAN  PACIFIC
The C. P. R- balance sheet for
1899 shows the gross earnings for
tie year were $29,230,03S.2G, the
.forking expenses ?16,999,872.77; and
Hie   net   earnings   512,20,165.-f9.
The working expenses foi- the
year amounted to 58.1G per cent of
{lie gross earnings, and the net
earning to 41.84 per cent., as compared with 59.92 and 40.08 petr
cent respectively in 189S. Tho earnings per passenger per mile wero
L79 cents and per ton of freight
iper mile 0.74 cents, as against
1.60 and 0.76 cents respectively in
. *189S. During the year 274 miles of
* ISe main line were relaid with steel
rails weighing 73 and 80 paunds per
y��r<3, and the policy was continued
oS improving the road and its facilities with a view to most economical  operation.
The land sales for the past year
-fere 416, 806 acres, for $1,327,667,
as against 348,608 acres, for $1,121,-
774   in   1898.
The growth of the gross earnings
Irom $18,941,000 in 1895 to $29,230,-
000 In 1899, notwithstanding the
finportant reductions made during
that period In the rates for thc
earriaee of freight in the territory
_rest of Lake Superior, is quoted as
eyidence of the marvellous progress
_ind development in Western
Canada, and which from all present Indications are liely to be
maintained.
lognihcr they come, and how allium
\.-u lu.Ui-i. viu; cuiiLi'iisl. 'J be* grim
horror ol' violc-nt dentil and tlio caro-
icsft, jeM Hum coiui'.iuu lo coiiiraiic
tour Hies a\,uiy! 'I'ne rol!iel:iug music
iaiil so,,;, aioliud mc bivouac lire und
_lu! giu.u,;. Hum tin.' i.e.u _.u.__ji_.i' u.i
ihu oilier hum ol mis nvk.; uudor
winch yuur lire is Luiil. Tu in"., siaco
I ha\c- tt.*'.ii'ii*rc*a far allele! and sjo:i
.-nnieUinig i.i ihu i.ii* rc*ai*iiln_; lisals
and sl.auo'w . ui! the my.-Lcry cv.iU..'
lite, ihei .j i.*_ nioie gniiiiie*=s and s.ui-
ni'.._, in i ne lunula* ui UK- world tli.L.i
m what im-ii call tho putlio:.. Tin iv
i*o:iil.-_ a - .-.ddei leuiini; at lhe iil:*.,i.l
."loke nf tho homewtii d ivi'llng drunkard at the struct corner than at the
sight of his halt starved, tear striulccu
wile and children in lhe nulghbo: iu:r
leui ment. That maudlin juke lei!-*,
you so much. Shall I toll you some
of the humors of tlio battlefield? I.'iii*
after all, 'lis belter lo laucfh llinii cry.
H.-ltCi- meet the world v, lih a uni'r.
Laugh and Uie* win-Id lnu*.,-hs with you
���and a lot of other equally i_allii!-_ii-i-
al   sayings.
In     IneSe     days     of   Ian     JMachiivn,
HaiTii:   and   Ciueiicil   I   uaro   iu   inaue
tho   atsvi lion   that   ticotch     liiunui*     ia
Uuuu,,fceiuu_>.       liu iiuu  bwupt ovui* llio
lu\i_l   veiut   in   thu  dun   iin.i-iiiiiy;  light
up  lo  the  lire* llue.1  Uopjes-Iirmg  lino
and NUI'purts, guarus and line,   inv artillery.     Hour    and     Brulsli,     ruarhig
stielis screaming,    inuskutry    rablillng,
and inn a man wavered.      We were at
tile   foot   ot   ono  uf  the   most  preoioit-
��� iuh.      Tho  Scots* Uiiurils  were  to  liiKo
it and   I   was about passing on   to  tho
Coldstreains   on   thu   right.       I   wasn't
taking   kopjes   that   morning.       1   was
taking notes, and 1 believed   in giving
the   .Scots  (Juards  a chance.  A   pluuky
old    Boor,   who   had   wailed   too   lung
or  was   not  active    enough    to  climb
the   steep   height   In   the   face   of   tho
sudden   onslaught,   was   hiding   behind
a   rock,   rifle   in   hand.       A ' stalwart
young  Scotchman  sprang  at  him  liko
a wolf,   and   with   that   terrible  downward  bayonet   thrust,   pinned  him    to
the earth.   He was dead  to all intents
and   purposes,   and     the     Guardsman
was   about   to   press  on,   but    in    his
death   throes  the   Boer  threw*   up his
arm.      The   soldier   looked   al   him   in
an  offended,    aggrieved  sort of   way,
then    planting    his    bayonet      again
through     his   breast    said:        "Great
heavens,  mon.  are   ye  no  dead  yet?"
Ho   seemed   to   think   it    unreasonable
that any   self  respecting  man   should,
like  Oliver Twist,   want   "more."   For,
It  mav  bo  remarked,  that  Tommy  is
no trlfler "when he's playin-r with lhe
bayonet or the butt." Tho British lust
of fight  once aroused  within  hir.  and
Tommy   Atkins   is    a  very     different
animal   to   the   spruce,   cano.swlneing.
maid-mashing   being,   with   hair   nlas-
tfrod    forehead     and     clean     shaven
chin     you   see     strutting     along     the
street.     He has whiskers on when he
fights.     But if he gives he will  lake.
thick and fast���they had tho range.
"Run, for God's sake run." But
there was a throwing up of the hands,
a. fall, and I heard a Cockney voice
say quietly, "I got 'im!" This is tho
humor���the aw fill, tho hellish humor���
of war.
 0	
KA ."THIS OI'1 SOUTH AFRICA
APR0FESSI0NALBEAT
Did   Not   Find   Calgary   So  Easy as
Some Other Places
From the Calgary Herald
About tbe end ot December a young
man with a Scotch name, an h.nslisu
accent, a cultured appearance, and a
rayal American gall struck Caigaiy
���ml  applied  at  The Herald office  for
He was a journalist, he said. Had
been at Oxford, could report in shorl-
fcjsuid. had been very ill at Lethbridge
(where he had spent all his money)
and wanted to settle down in Ual-
jjxry Th<* air here agreed with him,
!.<-��� said. He was handed a note-book
and pencil and sent to report a concert in Knox church, with an intimation that if his work was satisfactory
Cvare might be something permanent
far  him. ,    ,
About noon the next day V"> had tne
c_mcert report finished. When the
editor read it and looked over a proof
TClajich the Oxford man had "correct-
ph" v,f. sf-nt- down orders to pay '.'Mr.
Patterson" off and intimated that perhaps he had better seek some easier
v.-*"> r_k. .    ,,
He could not write grammatically,
tie was short on spelling, his knowledge of shorthand was defunct and
lie had evidently never seen a proof
to his life.
'���'itr. Paiterson" then wished to ir.-
tecview the editor. He had a. bit of
a legacy, he said, coming from Eng-
tand. Ho liked Journalism. >i��
t_t_Oight he would like to buy an in-
te-rest in Tho Herald and become subeditor.
The editor was kind to "Mr. Pattor-
Efflgi " He didn"t want to see him
���Baste, bis life working on a newspaper. He said there were higher
tffiLrigs for him. Personally he con-
���flered "iir. Patterson" a fraud, but
not wishing to hurt his feeling*- he
flldn't  tell   him  so,
Then "Mr. Patterson" went away.
Ho hail other resources. He engiaft-
�����_. himself on the Y. M. C. A., where
ha waa to teach physical culture. He
cot hlrs.si-.ir baptized in one of the
churches. He told his landlady h>.
waa a doctor, and was ROlng Into
partnership with a well known local
practitioner. He bought a bicycle
and secured a job as clerk with ��.
prominent contractor.
Koon It became known to several
citizens that the gentleman waa the
���ame young* doctor (?) who had
"rwrked" Lethbridge, Great Falls and
uUter places to the tune of several
tundred dollars. In Great Fa'l" he
utilized the Salivation Army for his
peculiar operations. In fact hf was
one of the most 'devout and noisy
members of that organization. "When
ecu of the ensigns here addr^ss*^!
6im onf day as "Mr. C'l'-ments" hi-
ncarly  had  a  fit.
To shorten our story, the gc-ntlpmnn
found Calgary a hard place to work.
Ee is said l-l have succcedr-d in borrowing about a hundred dollars, appropriating a few more, getting away
\tith a bicycle (not paid f'ir) and leaving some little things ..������hi'* . him in
the  shape  of  board   bills,  etc.
He left 1.'***t v.-e.-k for parts unknown and th'*ro are people who think
it would be vastly in the int<-t*estH
of morality if his location could h��
discovi-r��d nrwl his penchant for dis-
bonest--' allowed to cool off behind
the walls "f a penitentiary.
Further particular., of th:. "Patter-
' F.on" swindle show him to liavo been
a rogue of the worst description. Re-
Hides robhine his employer, defrauding hi= landlady and using a clonk
of religion to do up people who had
gone out of their way to bc-friend
-bim, be succeeded in getting $35
from a respectable young lady with
whom he was kc-eping companv. He
bad a habit of shamming sickness
and staying In bed for days together,
for tho purpose, as waa afterwards,
discovered, of avoiding detectives
whom-he imagined wore on his track.
I  hurried   on    to   catch    th��    Cold-
streams   who   were   nearing   the   crest
of, the kopje.     It is safer in a crowd.
But  the hill  top was cleared.  An  occasional  shot  was . sent  by    a  flying
'Boer   from   a   kopje     a   few     hundred
vards   in   the     rear,   and     1   reclined
quietly   and    unobtrusively    behind  a
boulder.       You   see  I   was   tired,   and
there was  a nice    friendly .shade    on
that side of the rock.     Tommy didn't.
His eyes  were glistening and he was
looking   for   pot   shots   at   the  flying
Boers.      1  like Tommy,  God  knows  I
have a reason to, but his contempt for
bullets is something that I cannot admire.     It shows a lack of intelligence.
If   there   is   anything   that   I   have   a
respect for it is a Mauser bullet with
a business move on.     It shouldn't be
intorferred with.    But Tommy is such
an "absent minded beggar."  A chance
shot went thorugh  the  helmet of the
fourth man from me and he    had tlic.
effrontery,   the   cool,   calm     effrontery
to   take   it   off.   look   at   it   for   a
seconds,       and   cheerfully   quote
London popular song:      ' Only a
bit off the top."
Then I got closer to the shade of
that rock���it was getting hotter. l
was prepared to stay there for a considerable time, in tact, spending the
morning there, when bounding oyer
the rocks came the drum major of the
First Coldstreams, who seemed to
have a sort of a roving comn"-'���*;.
and I heard my name called.. f**u��J
Major Blundell was an old friend of
mine and a man worth meeting, but
you know there are times���there are
times when you don't feel Inclined to
meet the dearest friend you ever had
especially if he Is standing upon a-
South African hilltop under fire. And
I considered that Drum Major Blundell hadn't any tact, and I met his
enthusiastic hand shake ��������"">:
and ducked as a shot whistled over
head. In years gone by ��hc"r10"J
country was civilizing with the aid ot
Sfew thousand Martinis a considerable
portion of the northern part of the
continent on which we stood. I tiau
met my friend Blundell then a lance
corporal. It was in the midst of a
sand Aorm of modest dJ��"S"!{0"fa���^
the Great Bayuda desert, and Dance
Corporal Blundell had asked me to
hold a gunny sack lo windward of a
camP kettle while he examined its
4ontentsr-He-=sai(l-thCro-w:is_as_niuc.hi
and  in  that  bully
few
the
little
beef stew as it
Muid safely stand And I had done
so, and had partaken of the stew.and
iiad become friendly with Mr. Blun
c ell, who, as I said before, was a man
worth knowing. A couple ot weeks
before Belmont, at Orange, river, am
idea-one great big idea-struck me.
which took away that lonesome feeling that had hitherto pervaded me���
that as I hadn't.been provided with
those letters, horses, carts and general accessories which in the specta.
correspondents ot tho large Knglish
dallies are considered necessary, it
would be good business lo put in a��
many frills as possible. For frills
count as much at the front In a hard
fought campaign, as on Sparks street.
Ottawa, especially with the staft. t
went rui^fullv through nay modest
working kit, and then- was nary a
frill, and then I remembered that I
was possessed of a. couple of medals,
and I could wear the ribbons. And
I started forth In pursuit thereof.
The non-cornmisHioned ollicer who
had the ribbons, which I was after,
on his br��ast. after assuring me that
It would b<! impoi-riiblf' for me to get
them in that camp, looked long anil
carnt-Htly  at  my  .and   then  said: I
remember your face." I may remark
that I have a face that can bo re-
mt-mbered. People remember it aa
they would a nightmare or some other
Impressive thing. It was Lance- Corporal Blundell, now drum major, back
to his corps from the reserves as kt-en
for a fight as ever. I may remark
that I got the ribbons. Home ofllcer
Is two inches short of bleu and white
ribbon lost at Oriuigu river. We
parted and met again on the top of
il-.o kopjp. It. made mc- fuel companionable, feel like a smoke, but in
the scramble of the ascent my pipe
hti'l droped tn.in my pocket. I ran
cleaning out TJlunilr-ll's pip--- carnoHtly
for li. miiosi wlllsoul a smoke was
wearing on my constitution, and
I*lundell was holding my open tobacco pouch. All of a sudden
Blundell screamed in thai, high piloh-
fil Cockney voice he carried around
with him: "'Old It, sir, 'old it. For
Gawd's s:ikn 'old It," and he thrust
the nouch towards me. "There*** a
bl'-Pdin' Boer," and I saw (.00 ynrds
away, running across thc vnll'-y 1>'���
'wf-r-n two kor,.ic*i an athletic young
Bot-r who nroff-rrol tin* fiwful chan .'���**
of a d.ish for liberty to Imnrlsonmenl.
"Civck," "r-rac"<\" "cr��r*k." "crack."
liarkort the rifles around me, end
'I'undell nu��t��rn<l onlh after onlh :���������>
he, one of the lip.t shott of IW' re_-i-
m<*nt, mK.ed again and mjn in. On
ntv) on the poor i1��vll ran for nn-
othor chance to fleht for ra*li**-r'ntirl
aid .innr. The du��t flow at his fer-t.
nn etlh'T wMi*. before. l>/*t-'r'd. but hr-
nr.vf-r paused. It tlirl"f*d. 11 u*"-
nr-rvprl me���twenty men firing :i( tills
ono human hnre. T""e was wUHn ft
do7**n yards of -h**ltr.r. Mv h*"*arl
'hrnhhoW as it never throbbed before.
t tr<"-nhlcd so the nlpe fell from my
hands���a few more yards now. T
so.. ame��1   aloud,     for   tli"    alio!-     f'*I!
Utich'ilized  He  Is  Childish,  Civilized
Ho  Is  a Bad  One
Statisticians assort that thero are
115L distinctive tribes of natives in
South Africa south of tho Zambesi
river. Most people v.*ho have lived
in tlmt part of the world will cheerfully assert thai this census is far
below the truth���if dialects and rac-
i:il (lu'terencus count tor aught.
RuiiRli guesses place thc number of
natives al from 2,000,000 to 10,000,0u0
but as a matter of fact no one knows
even approximately their number.
This lack ui information is duo to
the roving propensities of tho natives. Here today, thoro tomorrow,
it would take a mightier hunter than
oven (he famed Seloir. to Hunt them
all down.
The   writer   (Edgar  Mels,   fot-muily
editor   of   tho     .Johannesburg     Daily
Nowsi,   .ind   now     contributing*   this
and  other South African  articles    to
the Scientific American)   has seen tho
South   African  native.comiuonly  called  Ktiflir,   In  all  his  varying phases,
in his wild   state,   seml-civillzod   and
wholly   so.    lie  has   seen   the   native
at His best and at his worst���untainted by  the   touch    of  civilization  and
soiled hy its proximity.    And through
it0all   tho  writer  has  believed,    and
perhaps always  will,  that the Katlir,
whether Zulu or Dasuto or Bechuana
or  Swazie or  Ainalonga or Matabclc
or any other  tribe, has good in  him,
j"ust its   though  is  skin were  white���
and   bad   too.
Summed up in a few words, the
Kaffir, in his uncivilized stato. is an
overgrown child, with childish foibles and shortcomings;. But let
him learn the vices of civilization,
let him realize tho evil there is in
Him, let him discover that there is
a broad path leading to destruction���
and you will find a- fully civilized
being ,as capable in certain directions  as  the  white  man.
It is a fact that where the Kaffir
is permitted to dwell in primeval
ignorance, with nothing lo warn him
of vices ho knows nothing about, he
remains a good christian.even though
ignorant of the doctrinal disputes and
the meaning of higher criticism. It
is.equally a fact that where He imbibes a little learning, especially a
knowledge of Engish, he becomes all
that is worst in a human being.
A study of the Kaffir is a study
of..the human being, and what is
more ho Has been grossly and shamefully maltreated. Space pevents ~ --
cital of the wrongs of the native, or
to a' dissertation as to his idiosyncrasies and peculiarities. -
'���It must be borne in mind that the
Kaffir is very much unlike the American negro. There is no blood taint
in the Zulu nor consumption in the
filatabeie. mnttowea witn a superabundance of animal health and constitution untainted (in most cases)
by civilizaion, the average Kaffir is
a magnificent specimen 'of Humanity.
And here the difference between Him
and his American ex-brethren asserts itself. Put a southern "darky"
and a Zulu aide by side, and the difference will be apparent to the most
casual observer. Tho skin of a Zulu
is entirely different from that of a
negro as we know Him. The Zulu's
cuticle is transparent, so that the
red blood can be seen coursing beneath it. That is the Zulu's great
pride. He will point to his skin to
prove that He is a pure bred Zulu���
the real Ethiopian of the ancients.
And it is so with the other tribes.
Tho flat feet and bowed legs of the
American   negro   are  missing.
As to the morality of tho Kaffir���
that differs according to the tribe
and its proximity to civilization. The
Zulu is eminently virtuous. Infraction of the law of morality is punished by death. The culprits are
placed on the ground witn tneir
respective heads resting upon a
flat stone. On the other hand the
Hottentot, having been inclose companionship with white men, is perhaps the most depraved and immoral
beings perhaps in existence. The
Matabeles are moral, so are the Be-
sutos and the Mashonas. The Be-
chuanas are less so, and the Bushmen rank netx to the despised Hottentots. _That the litter are as bad
when~~the   Zulus"
' which to make veterinarians came
direct from the schools and universities, and it is true they did succeed
in securing most of the prizes ouereu
for the best examination, but their
merit stopped there. Few have thus
lar ever succeeded in attaining ti>
any marked degree of prominence
where the veterinarian is most needed���in the Held of actual practice.
Observation is tlie medium through
which he is to arrive at and .lclerminb
what ha is to meet and combat, and
this talent can only be nciiuirod by
constant and long association with the
living animal* and a careful study of
lliem in all their moods and temperaments.
Veterinary    science    In    this
is a piodut'i c-i" a single century.    One
I'.unilrcd   yeai.; ago a  college  educated
practitioner   was almost   unknown.     It
is  said     destiny shapes    thc  course of
human  events.      At   that   Lime  horses
���in   facl   all   domestic     animals���were
In Id    in   low   esteem,    valued   only   as
slaves   and   food   Product.      Sentiment,
'���xec'iil   in   a.   few     isolated     instances,
having nothing in common with them.
As    this   began    to   change,    and    tin;
youthful  scion upon whom il devolved
to   perpetuate   tlie   family    name   demanded    Ihe   ripht   lo   own   a   huntei-
and   the   dainty  miss   her  pel  charger,
SL-nllment hrgini   to grow,  nnd with  it
a   desire   tu   protect    properly   of   r..y
much   value.       Color,    symmetry   and
health,    so    conducive     lo    ownership
and   usefulness,     must     he     protected.
This   nnciicil   up  a  field   which   off 'red
opportunities   to   a   horse   loving   class
of young men   to exercise  their tastes
nnd talents, and as this sentiment and
love of the horse grew so has the veterinary science  developed,   until   today
there are  12 established   and  o-tulppotl j
schools  teaching this   branch  ot  modi- I
cine   in   our  country.      From   this   has I
sprung    that     splendid      orgnnlzatlon '
known   as   lhe   Uureau   of   Animal   Tn-
du*stry of "Washington. D. C. an  institution   whose  working    staff:    has  ac-
cnmpliohed   almost    T-Terculean     labors
and   placed   this   country   in   poinl    ol"
veterinary  sciontiflc   attainment   equal
to   and.   In  some  re=nocts,    ahead    of
Hint  of the old world.
As a result of these lobors dlsesise
by reason of lis tendency tn snrond
nnd thus decimal,; large numbers, has
broil guarded against by wise t>*-t-
vislons of law enacted at tlie <*U"*pe*?-
tlon of these ardent and faithful ���mon,
actuated more from a love nf t"->e>r
chosen profession than for what thcy
bave or are liknlv tn obtain as rc=-
iTiU'ievatinn fnr their *\vnrV.
Just now an earnest effort is being
made to have ere..ted a ramie in ihe
nrmy for the veterinary sursenn. Owing to the unfortunate nnd nottv .iei*-
nusios alw.nvs so prevalent in the
crmv tii'til th'*-- 1 as T>n-n . r.. nmnM=i'-
ed the fie'd offers small in.incomoiHi
for any e.luented n*"l soeialtv tmin"!
man tn work In. Tf smmn r,f mi** Influent tnl and liberal m1"""'! l*ivev�� ���">?
the horse could bo ln'iiieo,t tn .vr-
clse.their inf'uence nnd tnlenli <n thi--
('ire. tion. with a view tn..*h�� .nen��-.-.
nli��hment of th'**. inn��t lau-'ahte ���r.n-*--
nose    th.*v  woidd     rnnfpr     a   nHeeie"S
tin' .1   and   ��||V(>   the   liv^c  nf If1""' "**""-
nl ile finim..'** nnd mneh p*��t��***iso +n
the government���Turf, Field and
Farm.
Working the Mines.
'A recent visitor to Johannesburg
tells the Cape Argus that: "The exodus, including natives, was estimated
at 143,000. Many of the mines along
the reef were working, and tho mint
was busy. The ilrst batch of sovereigns minted from the commandeered gold had been delivered at Pretoria.
A Terrific  Storm.
A Cape Times correspondent at Est-
courl says thai owing lo tho groat difficulty experienced in obtaining native
runners to carry despatches, "I determined to try and get through myself,
and secured a European Q-uide to
country i point out tho road. We started out or
__.._ tou.n about 9 at night, but had not ascended out of town when a tern lie
thunderstorm commenced. Huge boulders woro undermined on tho roadside
and rolled down on the roadway, and
v. aLer rushed down Uie paths ankle
deep. The storm passed away to the
north,, but returned in as great violence and lasted  longer than before. At
��� e second outburst the guide refused
to go a step inrther. and wo wen;
compelled, therefore', to return to Est-
court."
ITairbronth Kseapos.
Many marvellous escapes aro recorded at Gras Pan, says the Capo Times:
"One man was hit in the right thumb,
the left llttlo finger, and tho tip of
the ear; he had also a graze under
the chin. He was Iiit four times and
scarcely marked."
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the siege with despatches from Mr.
Rhodes, is perhaps one of the moBt
daring and successful. On one occasion he crept for the best part of 30
miles on his hands and knees with despatches, so as to escape observation,
through a country swarming with
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��� An Artful Native.
The Journal gives another instance:
"A native runner Between Kuruman
and Mafeking .was-taking a.quill despatch through, and was caught by the
Boers. They searched him from top
to toe and let him go having found
nothing. The wily native had rammed the precious despatch up his nose."
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The Natal Witness publishes a letter
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shell came from Long Tom. It landed just over on the other side of the
paddock: ... I said I would run
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not so kind to me), and a mule rush-
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fled home with three-lumps . . When
I got back I got such a wigging."
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CALGARY.
j ,
as stated'is   evident
will-not work in the same mine nor
sleep   in   the   same room nor   Kraal.
Nearly all the tribes, save Uie
Hottentots and Bushmen are cleanly,
thc Zulus particularly so. The Zulu
��.oe3 in bathing rwice a day. Hr-
cleanses his teeth with milk at sunrise  and  again  at sunset.
All the tribes, even tnotro partially civilized, believe in ghosts aDd
spirits. Many worship the spirits
ot the departed. Still others are
fetish  worshipers.
The most advancfd tribe is thc
Basuto nation, in which there are
50,000 Christians, antl 144 schools.
Strict as are the laws against Indiscriminate selling of liquor to the
natives, thoy are yet able to obtain
all they want. And wh"n their supply of ordinary rum and whisky
runs short they manufacture the notorious "Cape Hmokfi.'* 'rnis addition to alcohol Is the great curse of
the, Hasutos. Kind in Tact, or every
other   tribe.
Cape Smoke must b*. tasted to be
appreciated���providing the person
thus experimenting survives. For be
it known that Cape smoke consists
of wood alcohol, red pepper and sulphuric acid. This terrible concoction is relished by the Kaffiirs as no
Rtiropean drink is���they havo not
yet been'civilized up to the level of
thf   American   "mixed   drink."
i:ioi__-.tion.mr ov thf.   vktej:
TNAUrAN   TO   HIS   OUTfE.".
In all lhe various ivallo; of life
thero is perhaps no Htronf.'-r fiflin.ty,
no closer relationship than exist.! iio-
tween the veterinarian of the pr.'....nt
nnd the duties lie is railed ucn-i tf>
dlschaw. in ;tli of th.; oth! i- pni-
fi-ssion.** and sp. rial science.'! Il-.,.i\"!
aeems lo be a Held offered for tho oc-
T'.i.._. iind di'Vi;lo|iiiK*nt of res-'uiircu.s
;incl for th.. adoption and uractlcu ��f
speclaltk*."-, :i circumstance which. It
cannot be denied, produces far b-tier
results than were, or can be, ai'Cim-
pllshed by tlio old system of one i-ilnd
trying to griisp and cover lln> .-nlirj
domain of ;iny scientific Hiibj-*t:t,
whether it be in the field of medieln *
or other of the m..ny hidden H.-rrelR
that are now lying dormant awaiting
the exhilarating touch of tho bond
or genius to fun Into life and activity.
Ho truly is It said of him that If be
does not piuiaki. of some of the nature of bis patient he can never hope
to become :*. success In the veterinary
profession.
We remember often hearing a
learned professor entliuslastic.'illy proclaiming  that  the  best  material   from
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DIRECTORS:
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J.   You NO.
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Herald.
W. B. Pooi-,  President  Groat  Western  Mines,  Limited,  Ferguson  and Revelstoke.
J.  D.  Graham,
Gold  Commissioner,  Atlin,  li. C.
F. W. Godsav
Rancher,   Pincher   Creek
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Gko.   S.   McCaktek,   Solicitor,  Revelstoke.
W. M. JiuowN, Proprietor   St    Leon   Hot] [.Springs,   Revel j-toke.
The Double Eagle Company has been formed for the purpose, not only of m ning its present properties
but of, acquiring promising claims and 'developing them to an extent that will justify their sale to English and
other companies at a profit. Tlie company already owns and has paid, for in full, the Trilby and Old Saul
properties in the famous I.i.sli River district, and a three-quarters interest in the May Bee mine,1, in the
Lardeau district one and a half miles from Ferguson Sufficient promoter's shares havo been set aside for the
purchase   of tho remaining   f|iiartcr.
The May Bee is tho sister claim to the now famous Nettie L, which has broken all records in British
Columbia for large bodies of phenomenally rich. ore. The May Bee ,and Nettie L were located together in
I -O'i by Mr. W. B. Pool (who lias been appointed manager of the Double Eagle Co.) Both claims carry identically
the fifime rich ore on thc surface and the same remarkable ledge runs through both, carrying high values
in gold, copper, silver and lead. The promoters have already spent $4,000 in developing-the May Bee, with
excellent results, and in order to place the mine quickly <n a shipping basis the company now offers the public
i the opportunity of investing to a limited extent in ful'.y paid and non-assessable treasury shares (par value
$1)   at   10 cents each. ,.
Shares will be sold in blocks of 100 and upwards.
The  company   reserves  thc right  to   withdraw the  sale  of shares  from   the  market   at   any  time    without   notice
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A. H. HCILDICH, REVELSTOKE, t/0
BOBS'  BOLD STROKE
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London, March 22.���A despatch, tc.
the Standard fiom Bloemfontein, dated
Thursuny,    bays: "Four      thousand
Traiibvuaieis rrom Colesl-ure. irekitu-l
on Saturday and Sunday lo lhe
north cunt ,t,onuj by way ol1 lhe Bas-
utoland buiuui-. 'L'hcy will piobably
be cautflii in une o�� Hie passes. A
striking teaturo of the advance on
Bloeinlonteui was the abandonment
of our cuiiiimann.*. lions with jL'ophn-
Grove. I_,ui\l Hubert*-, -.oniidoiit oC
the ability ot his lianspurl to me--t
all the H'.iiieiiiau; litem, of tlio army,
deliberately i��.l' the une��>y at iJr.'-
hain's l_inal In <-uj as ihey liked. The
result fiiily ju-sLilieu In'". Tae enemy
to the M'..*..i *���ao i-.i,._lj__eu by th.-
boldness. .. . '- the i.ipidll., uf tlio
stroke, i...d C'.e.ieials i_.diaci_ -and
Clements woie enabled in crobs the
Oranse Ui>i_r _d*i-.t.l vvllhoul opposi-
lion."
GliNEItAL.   CHOX.TE
London, March I...���Colonel Challic-'',
of the anny .seiwue eoips, will s_i.l
- for the l_.lu.iid ol St. Helena tomorrow,
in order to make the neccsary ar-
rangei'iunU for ttie accoininodatioii of
General Cronje and the other banished BOei*s. It is si ill doubtful v. hether
all the pris-oritis v.'ill be sent there
owing to lhe feuds between the Trans-
vaalers and Fr-e Ktateis. IL all th'-
Boers are sent lo Pt. Helena a con.kl-
erable lncrcubc in the strength of Lhe
garrison is pro't-cted.
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CIATACUE'S FLYING   COLVM   '
London, Maich 'ft.���The Capo Town
correspondent of the llally Mall telegraphing Tuesday says: '*! Ii.i*,*-.* just
arrived from B!oemtonti.iii, u-'i-'n- T
learned that no further ;ti. uncni is
probable for three weeks as neRotla-
tions are proceeding. I failed to ascertain the nature of the liesuUi-.
tions, or whether Sir Alfred Milner's
departure from Capetown Is connect.*.!
-with them, but I would not be. surprised If the war has collapsed. Aa
necessary to a beginning. General;-.
Gatacre and Brabant are swiftly moving from point to point in the sou-.il
district** of the Free State dispersing
or accepting the -surrender of any remaining Hoc**.. thus ensuring ~th=
safety of Lord Roberts' communications before starting towards Pretoria.
A correspondent of the Daily News
at Springtontein describing the movements says: "General Gatacre is
sweeping the country like a cyclone
with a flying column in all directions.
His swiftness and strategy have proved of inestimable value to Lore1
���Roberts."
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SPENCER HEARD FROM
London, March 22.���Mr. Spencer ...i-
klnson in the Morning Post offers iu.a
following suggestion: "It may be .i
part of the plan of Lord Roberts to
make a raid, with the mobile force
Lord Kitchener is collecting at Prlea-
ka, through the country beyond the
Vaal river, where many Boer parties are scattered and to recover Kur-
uman from thf Boers. Such a raid
might be an effective means of helping Colonel Baden Powell at Mafeking.
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PRISONERS OF  WAR      '
IN*-
. London, March 22.���Mr. "Winston
Churchill, in a despatch from 1 .���.���Pi-
maritz burg says: "I think it may be
counted a certainty that the Traiib-
vaal -would immediately comply jf
Great Britain were to command equally fair treatment for all prisoners
by a threat of reprisals on Transvaal
prisoners.
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NORVAL'S   PONT   BRIDGE
ROBERTS PAUSING
London, March. . j!3.���Interest in
Mafeking is increased" in acuteness.
Commandant Snyman evidently
writes a highly coloied despatch,
which seems a pity, for his tactics
are stunned. Lord Roberts is not
likely to lot the Boer army escape
him and is pausing so as lo ensure
his next move. By this time lie has
taken the measure of all his generals
and troops and there is not likely to
be any failure of execution as octtirr
ed during the march on Bloemfontein. Ho will bo directing the movent mts of two, It not three armies,
and the result will probably uruall.v
astonish  lhe  Bdci-s.
A MILLIONAIRE EDITOR
REPORTED   BRITISH   REPULSE
Krooustadt, March 20, via Pretoria,
March 22.���Tho Boers, commanded
hy General Olivier, have engaged the
Btitish troops under General Gatacre
in thc vicinity of Belhu'.ie, repulsing
tho British with heavy loss and cap-
tin ing many of tbem. Burghers are
arriving here in great numbers. General Dewet arrived today. Desul'iry
lighting with Colonel Plumincr's
column has occured  near Gtibcroues.
PRETORIA    PREPARED
To    Stand     a  Siege   of     Two     Years.
London March 23.���All the reports
regarding lhe British operations in
the Free Slate continue to be sails-
factory. Nothing has developed regarding General Buller's inteullun.,
but it seems hard to believe that he
is again ombaiklng General Wairen's
division. It is reported from Loren;: j
Mar<iuez that Pretoria is prepared to
stand a siege of two years and the
Boer women, frantic at the revers-.s
to the Boer arms, are entreating to
be allowed to shoot the British
officer.**   imprisoned   at  Pretoria.
PERSISTENT   RUMOR
That  Mafeking    Has    Been   Relieved.
���London, March 23.���Again there is a
persistent rumor that Mafeking has
been relieved. It is even asserted
that the war ollice has received a despatch positively announcing the relief, but that publication ot it is
witheld because the form of the message admits the possibility of mistake. The war office, however, declares that there is no confirmation of
the rumor and that further news on
the subject is at hand. Tt seems certain that Mafeking's only chance des
In relief by the columns supposed to
be advancing from the south, or in
the possibility that Colonel Baden
Powell is strong enough totattempt a
sortie, with a view of capturing tho
Boer guns, at a time when Commandant Snyman has withdrawn his men
to oppose Colonel Plumer's advance.
Kimberley, March 22.���There was a
smart artillery duel near Warrenton
yesterday morning. A battery under
Major Blofltt supported by two regiments of the Kimberley Light Horse,
located the Boers who employed four
guns, two of which used cordite but
Ineffectively. The British battery replied with effect and sllenred the
Boer fire. The Boers sent two shells
near the railway station, which was
not damaged.     - - ���
GENERAL GATACRE
London, March 23.���The rebuilding
of the railway bridge at Norval Pont
trill occupy two months.- The temporary bridge will be completed li
about 10 days." Meanwhile supplies
era transported by an aerial tramway
across the gap. These works necessarily delay the providing of supplies
for the advance.
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METHUEN'S-MOVEMENTS
London, March 22.���Lord Methuen's
movements north of Kimberley ar.
believed to be a prelude to gathering
x column of twenty thousand men
with Kimberley as a base to strike
eastward from certain*'streams into)
the Transvaal. The long and anxiously awaited news of the relief of Mate-
king has not yet been received. Mr.
Sehreiner, the Cape premier, has granted the request of the mayor of Cape
Town that a. public holdlay be proclaimed    throughout   the colony when
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SIEGE OP MAFEKING
London, March 23.���A despatch to
the Daily News from Springfontein,
dated ��� "Wednesday morning March 21.
says: "General Gatacre and his'
staff are still here. He is most strict
regarding private property of- the
"Boers. ' Some of the officers who had
looted Boer farms have been tried and-
severely punished to the great astonishment and gratification of the
Boers."  '
NOT  WORTH   MUCH
London, March 23.���Mr. Spencer
Wilkinson, reviewing the general field
of operations' in the Morning Post
says: "The rumors of Boer victories
are not worth much, but they may
serve to remind us that for a day or
two there has been no specified account of General Gatacre's movements.
It is probable that his force Is moving
northward on the east side of the railway."
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-   CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES
Further  News  from ��� Colonel   Baden-
Powell Is Anxiously Awaited
London, ^ March 22.���The reports
from Kroonstadt ,via Pretoria, that
the Boers, under General Oliver,* had
'defeated the British troops under
General Gatacre In the vicinity of
Bethulle, Is not believed here.
������^A-.despatcb.-to-tho-'Da'ly-NewB_f_or_i.
Springfontein, dated Tuesday, March
28 says: "General Gatacre 'was all
well and says that ho and General
Brabant had ��� not lost a ��� dozen mon
��� ia a fortnight. The last-advices'also
.place General Gatacre about.30 miles
north' of' Bethulle, where the Boer
reports Bay the defeat "was inflicted.
This, combined -with the fact that no
mention of the affair was made by
Lord Roberta in his despatch of
March 21st, confirms the belief that
the Kroonstadt reports are erroneous.
The reports of skirmishing near-
Lobatsi while apparently - not inflicting any serious loss to Colonel
Plummer's column, cause grave anxiety In regard to his ability to reach
Maud S., "Queen of the Turf," died
at Schultz's farm near Portehester,
'   N.J.,   at the age of  26.
Australia seems about to follow
Canada's example in establishing
penny postage.
Judge thyself with the judgment    <
sincerity, and  then judge others with
the judgment  of  charity.���Mason.
Two men were carried down on
an ice floe in the Nlagar river and
drowned.
The Kentucky senate has appropriated $100,000 to hunt down the
murder of Gob el.
The Japs Did It.���They supplied us
with the menthol contained in that
wonderful D. & L. Menthol Plaster,
which relieves Instantly backache,
headache, neural ela, rheumatism and
Sciatica. Manufactured by the Davis
& Lawrence Co., Limited.
Sidrs Sore From a Hacking Cough.*���
Take Pyny-Pectornl. It will cure you
quickly, no mattre how bad the cold.
Endors-rd hy thousands of Canadians.
Sold throughout the land. Manufactured hv tlip proprietors of Perry
Davis' Pnln Killer.
After n Cold Drive a teaspoonlul of
Pain Killer mixed with a glass of
hot wntor and pupar will he found a
Matching- Further news from that
quarter la anx'onsly awaited for In
tho six days that have elapsed slnro
tho last message wan sent off, a serious engagement mnv have occurred,
thouch not of Colonel Plummer's
seeking. Thc Bo**rs seem determined
not to give up their prey at Mafo-
klng without a Revern  struggle.
In reply to the Mayor of Capetown's rcnucat to ninko "Mafcklnt.
Uellcf Day'' a public holiday. Premier
Schrlenor wrote:: ::"May the holiday come soon and mav a spirit of
general good will and kindly consideration prevail.
Montreal, .'March 23.���A cable was
received from Capetown announcing
the arrival at 11:10 last night of the
transport Milwaukee .from Halifax
with the last of the second contingent aboard. The cable reports all
well and a successful Voyage. Thirty
eight  horses   died.
The Milwaukee sailed from Halifax
on Wednesday, February 21, with
the men and - horses of A and B
squadrons_ot the, Canadian Mounted
Rifles, and tho men, horses and
guns of C battery, R.C.A., in all 700
men.
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DOMINION  PARLIAMENT
Ottawa, March 23.���The postmaster
general," Mr. Mulock, Introduced his
fair wages resolution, to 'prevent the
abuses arising from subletting of all
government contracts or these contracts In any way assisted by the
government, and supported it in a
speech which'reviewed the good resulting from such a resolution passed-in the imperial parliament.
' Mr. Puttee, of Winnipeg, among
other speakers supported the proposition In a lengthy speech. He strongly favored the principles embodied.
He showed how the present government had done away with tho sweating In clothing contracts-and believed there was nothing in the resolution that could not be mado practicable.
Casgraln'a amendment that the resolution be clothed In an act of parliament was defeated, and the subject was under discussion, an amendment being moved by Mr. Campbell,
when the  house  adjourned.
KOOTENAY TOWN BURNED
Vancouver. March 23.���A special
states that the little town ot Kush-
kanook. on Kootenay lake, was entirely destroyed by fire yesterday.
Only two bul'dtngs were left standing
and tho people of the place are now
destitute. Assistance was Inst evening asked of the mayor of Vancouver
and In response a simply of b'ankets
and provisions wIM be forward.ed to
the residents of the homeless 'camp
by today's train.
SHOCKING   SUICIDE
Toronto. Marrh ?".���Pte. **<*!! Tohln.
brotlmr of P. TT. Ton!>*. hiirrl"*W n*
TTallfar. of C. schnnl l-f-intrv. Stanley
bfirnck*- ii*'il formrrlv for five years
In tho North "vVV��.t **.��o*i>-t.*'i Pnllc*.
was* foun.". tlii<* morning "Ittlng on a
*_ha!r In tlie tlhrnrv nf th" hurra"fc���>
a crhl~. ��� Ww ,"  Mi  Vr,"**. pn**  ha'f
���flla   1.f>B  .    blown    fff   from    'Ii"   fr'"-��it*-ll'
rtTpft of tv�� explosion. T' Is t*-n--e"it
he miipt hnvr> nroo'--��vl nn cto'iwIvi-
t*��.*'tot onw/.9.*i.n�� ."I* wit* a sl-ir''*
rftnn.   ntr-v*   *M " ������   ��i*i**   |i   no��lc*-��o#l
fr-r tt*"�� wi..'.' *->�����> t-".n il^i* .��c' w**n
r*f i m-��iii*-i*|..i'-- tem'l'*r*,*T1''n, *-'"""1 ,f I-
j._.i|n.*t i ��i,~�� .... v.a .tt��*Pnn**��t��*rd 111
not gni. r In Soiit**. Africa fir wM***"* h"
waa Aral accepted and then rejected.
D, S. Ford Starts Life as- a Printers'
Devi! ���Lives a Mode! Life and Dies
Worth Millions.
The Youth's Companion oL February 1st contained a long sketch of
Mr. Ford, fiom which Th..*'Herald -''X-
tractf.   the*  following p.ii-asrtipli--.:
Standing by the open gi-ive, his.
pa*.lot* iMoiMjunixd the simple culo__y
of   the   __*:_.Llmist:
".Malic ihe i)0i-i"ect man, and behul.1
t".ie uin i__>ii; iur in. i_i.d oi t.'ij.t i;_.jii
l.s pjiue."
(.U-.1 Ills, bli__,=ed this country and
Lne.-sc   l._..i.__    ..ui.   i-r..    i-.n   lo   v...u...
Iili_    \tU:u_    (.OLllU    -.ir    .-_u    u my   .IjJJJ.1^.-1.
lit*_ ._*.._..��� u- _.._ lire id -_i...,.lc. 'Jul..
Ill Cilui^i.Us*'.', _..ia.._-_a.i_..u-_i_ 11_>, -.-l-Jlll o,
ij���, tit- (_.i..i.d ui t_*-.n'_- I'-ilc... _.-
iiur_iui<_. <_n Cwii._,.iLiiCuo, lUUl_.llU hi tn-
cuinlitull _-:iuo._, iie \>at_ oiiij a OuS
*.. ..-ii :.i_ -=_t.i ...a ual ni UEc Lot* ln.ii-
teit    by    l*-*.i*wiio    Liie    t-r'*.le.'b   U'__.u��::.
J_ lifi.L 11. . I.-!.!--..'- I.iui.l.u.^, iij I.i*. c-
<-lJ_y,     U'lL'.-l pll-a-.-,      ll.uualiy        "i-lKl       Liil"-
bic,iii.tiuiit._>o .*e __._ j,io.."int-ijC= ui!
Li.e .minincc lie ���.....*. lu a_t;uu. Ac
UI.ULU _._   it.  u,_i..-.iiit_   partner  Hi  a firm
\Wll<.l_   l.(.lul..-_liea   1.1   l-<_.-__Ull      _L   l'UUefluU.a
v,ei_i.iy   ol   iiit;u .sLaiutiny.      Kitua  _>.'.L
���.t_.uc-_u.ji-  _=i_i.i_li.ii.t.jili_u     tile    learning
jcjuiR-u   in   li.e   uulliiauli   .sclioui.-.   auu
mau.    iiii:i   a   LUObi     ubcuit     as_>i.iaiit
ennui* ut  lhe  i..ii_i_r.
Uiuy a. lei*." iuu.uns before his death
he I'euLLed an in .iiUiul- uf the manner
In wiiicii hlh belt tiailui.g *.vu__ tube
prautiuu'i. Jt ruvuaid a- characturls,-
liu _i_iu.iiiy of \>eil guiucu jrcisevci-
iiiice. n_ was hoiking In his early
life, at ills trade uf pruning. Tne
<_uiiur \\-i_u_-i_ _Jai'_-r lie s.eiVi_u was lo:.!*
lnuu-iiriuun iliau lie might nave been,
aim was nut sorry tu rucen'e "eu'jy"
trum nis. juung jji inter. Tula i_nn-
U-r saw- inei-eiii ins. opportunity, and
save inoi-t of lils _p_iu time iu wr��i-
in__, -t\u the while he diu not tail to
read tlie h_.at exchanges, i-lngush auu
Ameiicaii, which cani^ to the ollice,
and haa Hie good sense to recogni^j
in tlit-in an editorial style mucn tietler
man anything at Ins eummand How
could he, How did he, uciiuire iff
Mignt atier night lie held himself to
tne taslt of learning how lo write���
and after this wise: ile placed beforchis mind a single straighuorwaru idea
���capaDte of expression in about one
page ot manubcript���and proceeded to
get at the best, way uf expressing it.
in every form of words which his ingenuity could contrive, he wrote out
this idea, sparing no drudgery or
weariness until he felt at least that
he could express it no better. It was
an unconscious preparation for an -Stilish  style of unusual  effectiveness.
In ltS57 Mr. ITord and his partner
bought the Youth's Companion from
Natnaniel Willis. Thus for a time
two papers were carried on side by
side. But differences as to policy
arose. Mr. Ford had an ambition to
make each paper the leader in its
own field; and his courage in adopting
expedients and- making expenditures
to that end knew no limit. Ultimately 'it was seen to be wise for the
partners to separate. The property
was divided, and Mr. Ford becamU
sole proprietor of The Companion.
From that time forward until his
death, Mr. Ford made The Companion
the chief interest of his life. His
mind was-constantly on the alert to
devise something new to interest, otto instruct his readers. In the early
days of his ownership of The Companion he carried the double burden
of publication and editorship almost
alone. He was at his ��� editorial work
at home hours before breakfast, and
at his business office as early and as
long as any of the employees. As
the scope of the paper broadened, and
as the field of its popularity extended
gradually over the whole country, he
enlarged his corps of assistants in
both departments, and organized it
with scrupulous care, so that in case
he should be temporarily or permanently unable to conduct the paper
himself, it should suffer no harm.
During the latter years of his life, indeed, the end of which he'had constantly in view, was to lay the foundation of the paper so broad and deep,
and to make it so secure upon them,
that he might be sure of its steady,
uninterrupted and successful continuance upon the course he had marked
out for it. A-man of different character might not have cared what became after his death of that which
had brought him such success whil&
he lived; but Mr. Ford worked for
permanence, because he believed in
The Companion and in its mission,
and did not want its usefulness
bounded by one short human life. His
constant holding to account of his editors for errors in the minutest details
had reference not only to the present,
but to the future; the current paper
must Indeed be ��� perfect, but so must
his assistants aim at perfection, for
to them must he look to carry on the
paper in future years. -. And In all
departments this constant training
went on, as each man needed it, with
the result that the paper is now left
In the hands of a body of men thoroughly imbued with his spirit and
methods. They receive it from him
as a sacred trust.
So  long  as  he  was  fully  in  charge
of the paper he was in the truest sense
its   chief   editor.      Ho   could   not���because he had neither the time nor tho
strength for the task���read all the stories   before   they   were   accepted:   but
-wheiiT they���were =selected_for__.publIcar_
Won by the assistant editor in charge
of this  work,  they were submitted  to-
him in type, and if one did not please
him it was ruthlessly cancelled.     The
same  was true-of the miscellany and
other  parts   of  the   paper:   his  pencil,
was   drawn   firmly   through  any .part
that seemed  to him dull, .or,  for* any
reason, unsuitable. -  "For   the   mental
and  moral  growth   of his  readers,   h-
held  himself  in the largest sense  responsible. Over the mechanical departments  of the  paper  he-presided  witr.
no  less genius. All Important matters
were   submitted   to   him.       He   was,
during many years,  the nal arbiter In
all   matters   of   business.      Fertile   In
plan  and* suggestion,  he decided   how
and   at  what      cost   the   _ periodical
should be brought to public attention,
where and  to what    extent The Companion   might  reach   out    to   broaden
its   scope  and  increase  its  usefulness.
There was a discussion a few years
ago,   as   to   whether   a   man   starting
with   nothing  could    honestly   become
the possessor of a million dollars. The
life   of  Mr.   Ford   answered   the question.      He  begun    business    with    no
thought of becoming wealthy;  he  adopted the practice of giving to others
at  the.  start;   he  continued  giving  to.
the end, and his benefactions continue
after his death.     All the time he was
scattering  money  with   an   unsparing
hand,   not to   promote  his  own pleasure,   but  to   relieve   suffering  and���in
particular���to   help   persons   in   temporary   distress.       Here  an   employee
was continued on full    pay during   a
sickness that lasted for months. There
a.   feeble   church   received   a  donation
which enabled It to continue its bene-
cient  work  In  hard  times.      Here  an
honorable  man,  caught in an advers*;
commercial    current,  and    threatened
with  the  Icps of credit and   the .savings   of  long   years   of  industry,   wa*-
offered   the    help   that    brought    him
safely through. There a brave widow
striving   to   keep   a  home   for  herself
and  children,    received . the    money���
often sent anonymously���which enabled
hor to raise the mortgage; or an overburdened   father,   bending     under   the
long   borne   load   of     family   support,
was led  to take the needed rest, rmr-
suadeil  hy  a  gentle  Ins'stcnce   which
left no place for any fee'lng but gratitude toward  thc good  friend who had
made  the  welcome  vaeatio-i   nn��.sib e. i
or a young man of talent, flirh'ing fnr
the   equipment   which   should   best   fit
him   for an   honored   and   h"inful   iv
In  the wor'd, was <*"nrourar*<*d a^d  n*-
sisted   to  the  edticntloi    -vh-fh    male
pos=lhle the  highest   fulfilment  of  the
nrotnlce in  him.      There   !��r��  few  n--o-
fefslons   which   do   not   today   number
among    their    worthy  r��nr"sentall-"ni
o^e    or  more    or  Mr.  Fird's   "bnv^."
The numher 1o  whom   th'*��  ma"   was
an  . irt^'v nrn-ir.n-.ee could be counted  bv the  hundreds.
Ar*d th" r'***'*' mer'il gifts. t*"�� i->-
tul'ive perception, the Hear into'ii-
gence. the rare senp** of nrnnnrtlnn,
the *u*>* ludgment. the ���pr.rttr.il wisdom,   were  no  less  spontaneously  at
the    service        of  his    brother    man
Patient to lislen ,wise lo counsel, ten
der  and   tactful   to   reprove���no   man, .
or woman, or child ever asked for tho j
help of his interest or  the support of?
his  strong "moral   manhood    and    was)
denied.      And   all   this   broad  humanitarian   work  was  wrought so simply,
so    unostentatiously,    that    to     lliose
clo.=es.t to him in  lcindretl and in sympathy he raioly spoke (if what he was
doing.
-o-
I IMPERIL B_\HK
OF GANAD
*���__
Ilea*. Olifcc, Toronto.
Capital   Authorized,    -    $2,500,000.00
Capital   Paid Up,       - $Z,39I,863.00
Rest, - - $1,554,710.00
NO- I-IOJIR ltKMMDIKS FOR. HJGtt
Nell: "Nothing In this eon *i try
s;enis good enough for Tna. She g r-s
to the Cominent. for gloves, gowns,
lift,   mid   o.prylhint';   she   went*..."
I'alle: "'_.'. s: she oven quos abroad
fur   h'-r  hc-.i'th."
Xell: "Of course it was awfully
ititTesting, 'jut I wish you had heen
there, Jack, to point out thc celebrities. There was one man there
whose breast was covered with orders
t'nd. I'm sure he must have been an
emperor, or a king or something."
.Tack: "H's breast was covered wilh
medals, eh? I'll tel you who he was
���thc King of the Deadheads."
*II'_Ar.TI_ESS
"Are you an admirer ��L .realism In.
the iliiiniii?"
"I am," said the gaunt man with a
cold, rasping voice. "When I see
some of these Hamlets lighting some
or thesp Laertes I'm half sorry the
conflict isn't In dead earnest."���
Washington Siar.
SHE   KNEW   THE   WOKLl>
Mrs. Evyns: How do you like
Hawford's Sieiliau? Hardly up to
his  Terracotta,  do you  Ihinlc
Mrs. Anglyn: I don't know. I
never allow his works to enter my
house.
Mrs. Evyns: Indeed! Why his
heroes are all so crystalhearted, so
whitesouled!
Vice has but one bait, pleasure;
virtue has two, pleasure and profit.
At fashionable five o'clocks it Is
correct to ask men if they will have
any  tea In theirs.
The good man's ltck of will serves
admirably the bad man's lack of
heart.
The extraordinary is built on ordinary foundations,  by din,
patience.
Most men bank their physical and
mental fires and go too bed altogether
too  early.
All have sparks of inspiration; few
have the live coals, fewer still the
constant flame.
He who commits injustice is ever
made more wretched than he who
suffers it.���Plato.
Be not the fourth friend of him who
had three before and lost them,���Lav-
ater.
Canadian        subscriptions        for
DTItr-'CTCmS:
II.   S.   Ilowlanil,   rrcsident
T.It.Mpriitl.Vlcc-rres,   St.   Catherines
William   ll-iinr-ay,   Robert  Jali'ttty
Hugh   ltyan,   T   Stilhciland,   Stayner
ISlias   Kotlgers
D. R. Wilkie, General Manager
mtANCIW'S
North "West and llritish Columbia:
Brandon,      Calgary,      Edmonton,
Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie
Piince Albert, Bnathcona,
Vancouver, Winnipeg, Itevclstoke.
Ontario:
Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingorsoll,
Iiistowol, Niagara Falls, Port
Col borne, Rat Portage Sault Ste.
Marie, St. Catherines, St.'I'homas,
Toronto, "Wclltintl, "Woodstock,
Hamilton. , .
Quebec:
Montreal.
Savings Bank Department���Deposits
of $1 and upwards .cectvod and interest   allowed.
Debentures���Provincial, municipal,
and  other  debentures   purchased.
Drafts and Letters ot Credit-
Available at all points ot Canada,
United Klnp-'im , United States,
Europe, India. China Japan Australia,  New  Zealand  etc.
Gold   purchased.
This   bank   issues  Special  Receipts
which   will  be  accounted   for at any
of  the  Hudson's   Bay  Co's  Posts   in
the Yukon and Northern districts.
A. R. B   HEARN.
Manager Revelstolce Branch.
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THE MOLSONS BANK
Incorporated by Act of P _.iit.ia*-_*e__t, 1S55.
HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL
&
PAID UP CAPITAL.
HEST FUND
- S3 0OO.O00 2S
- Sl.500.000 ."3_
<��Z DIRECTORS: \V\i. Moi.=ox "VUcriifH son, President: S. n. I_vi .Nt-,, Vice-President*, ""-5
S��_                V. M. Ramsay, Samuel _*i-:*.hy. ]..*\_v arciiiiiai.ii, J. 1'. Cli.guoh.v, _2��
O*. II. M AUK LAND itOL>U.V. -_S
n't" F. "Wokfi-hton Thomas, General _.!ana__ >r. -*"3��
i0*��� "****��
!��_:     A qeneral banking busim-ss transacted.     Inteic.**t ...l'-weii at current *^
St ratc-i. J. u. MdLSOX. ^3
g*^ ilAXAGKli,   lfl.VI l-lulth.   P.. 0,        "*-��
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REAL ESTATE
MINING
AND
INSURANCE
AGENT    -
McKenzie Ave,
WHITE     GWILLIM   &   SCOTT
Barristers,  Solicitors,  Notaries Public.
Etc.
Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.
.   Money To Loan.
W. White.. J. M. Scott, B.A.,
Q. C. L. L. B.
F. I_.' Gwillim.
HARVEY & McCARTER
Barristers.  Solicitors, Etc.
~_._._i_..-._* _,_.���_,^_.    _���__. Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada
��,VhBti-!i7>J'1"��___   n_.w"^.-.1'7___^   k.,���"^���' . Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.
khakis      the  new  war  loan   bonds, offices:     Molsons Bank Block,
amounted to  ten  million  dollars.       .First Street, Revelstoke Station, B. C.
A half company of British Columbia militia has.been detailed to assist
the  Imperial   troops
Esquimau.
Nothing    more-   completely
In  garrison  at*
bafflf-s
J. W. Cross,
one who Is full of   trick and duplicity,
than    straightforward  and  simple  integrity to another.���Cotton.
Good nature is the very air of a
good mind, the sign of a large and
generous soul and the peculiar soil in
which   virtue  prospers.���Goodman.
Blade*. "You've been a long time
collecting your library, haven't you?"
Grasse: "Yes; but then I have so
few  friends.-" ,
Mrs. Renter: "But you have* given
me no receipt." Mr." Collarbutton-
ovich:- - "Nein, ve "depends on your
honesty alretty not to bay us  tvice."
The    Tramp: "Will    yer    gimme
something ter eat, lady?" The-Lady:
"You forgot to say 'please.' " The
Tramp: " 'Scuse me, ma'am; yer see,
I'm the original - Absent Minded
Beggar!"
The Dublin corporation will present an address of welcome to Her
Majesty Queen Victoria on the occasion of her visit to the capital of the
Kingdom   of  Ireland.
"I'm always worried when Henry
begins saving string?"
"Why?"
"It makes me think he has been
-doing something extravagant in business."
Neenah Times: "Rockfeller has donated $350,000 to a college in Chicago."
shouts a Republican Exchange. Not
much Mr. Snyder. Rockfeller has
added a few cents to the price of oils,
and the public, the consumers, ar*
making this fine  donation.
A young fellow heard a young lady
mention that she was very fond of
the nightingale. He shuddered, and
left shortly after, and was heard to
mutter that It was impossible to account for some people'B taste; - he
didn't llko the nlght-in-jail.
According to tho Ottawa papers
the members of Strathcona'? ��� Iior--f
are almost aa popular with the
""Eair"-Bex--as^was-the-immortal���Hob-*
son at one, time. One paper says
tha't - if Lord- Strathcona has to pay
for all the broken hearts the rid-'
ers of thc plains have left behind he
will be bankrupt. >
The last annual report of the -C.'
P.' R. 'directors contains' the following clause: "An arrangement waa
made with the Arrowhead & Kootenay railway company to build a
portion of their line, 35 miles in
length, in .order to comply with
the terms of their charter, and to
serve tho Trout Lake mining' district in British Columbia. Tho arrangement contemplates a - lease of
the lino on the basis of its actual
cost."
. In an Irish court recently    an old
man was called into the witness box
and being old and Just a little blind
he went too far, In more   than   one
sense, and instead of going up    the
stairs that led to the box, mounted
those that led to tho bench. Said tho
judge, good humoredly, "Is it a judge j
you want to be, my    good    man?"!
"Ah, shure your honor," waa   the re- |
ply,  "I'm   an  ould    man    now   and \
rochee It's al I'm fit for."   The judge
had no reply ready.
QUITE WELL, THANK YOU       '
Office:   Taylor  Block, Mackenzie    Avenue,
R-.y-lBtoke
Surgeon to thc C.P.R-
Hea til ollicer. City of Rcvclsto c.
���JkESBITERIAN CHURCH���Rerelstoke
���r Service even Sunday at 11 n..m. and 7:30
p.m. Bibo CJIibu at 2UvO p.m., to which
all are welcomo. Prayer . nueting at 8 p.m,
every Wednetiday.
REV. T. MKNZIES,"_?ostor.
LJOMAM .CATHOLIC CHURCH���Be vei-
J***- Bloke M_se flrbt and third BundajsiD
month at 10:30 am.
REV. FATHER THAYER.
P. 5URNS 8c CO.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers
Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage
Fish and Came in season.
Table 'furnished with the choicest
the market affords.    Best   Wine*'
Liquors and Uitrars.    Large,   Ugh.
bedrooms.' JEUtes    91 ' a    day_
' Monthly rate. ' "
J. BlDerl Sion. Propr.
SALVATIOK ARMY- Mentln-
in their ball oa Front Street
every night
Methodist Church, Revelstoke
Preaching services at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at ths
close of* the morning service. Sabbath school and Bible class at 2:30.
Weekly prayer meeting every "Wednesday evening-at ,7:30. .The public
are cordially invited. Seats free.
REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.
ROBERT SAMSON
Wood Dealer
arid Draymarj,
Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest
netlM.      Cnnrraot*  for   _ohhln_r  talcan.
St Peter's Churoh. (Anglican)
���--Eight-^��.m.,'_Holy-__.Euch'arlB.t;_���l*L
a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy
Eucharist," first Sunday In the month);
2:30 Sunday 'school, or chiidrens'
tervice; 7:30 evensong"' (choral) and
sermon. - Holy Days���The Holy
Eucharist la aelebrated at 7 a.m. or 8
a.m., as announced. ' Holy BaptUm
attar Sunday school at-2:15.
B. C.I Paget, D. D., Pasor.
RATE $ioo PER DAT
The
C olumbia
House.
Good accommodation.    A.   good bar.
well supplied   with choioa wi.ie?
liquors and cigars;
Free Bus Meets All T pain.'
Brown  & Pool
Proprietors
THE PIONEER LIVERY
Feed and Sale Stable of tbe X_ardeaa and Trout l_ake
T, L. Haig
Notary Public,
Sole Agent for
Revelstoke
Townsite
Mining., Fire and
Life Insurance..
Offlpp, O.tpn. Ita (I.P.R. n��*pofc
BaddU    and     Pack
always for hire.
Borsea-
S .-":-'
.ft^l
Freighting  and   Teaming - a-
specialty.
Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at 7 o'clock
for Trout Lake ClitT.   Far particulars ���write
URAie tt HILLMAK. Thomson's Landwo
^evelsto^e Hospital
Maternity Boobs i*a conaeettoa.
Yaccins   k��_pfc    en
Crs.  McKechnie   and   TeQ"��
The Revelstoke
Herald    ISe-'Weekly]
McJlgger:    I don't like Borem, ho \
takes  you  too seriously. . ���
Thing-umboh:     Now,   for   Instance?
McJigger:     As   I   passed    him   on :
the  street  today    I.  foolishly    said i
"Ho*w'r   ye?"    Ho   stopped   and     for
ilvo minutes explained    how he had
never felt Iwtter In his .life.
"I am thinking," said Mr. Stay-
late, "of gelling ono of those fash-
ionable new hats. Do you think it
would be the thins for the. It's all
the go. you know." "All the go, eh,
she said, stifling a yawn, "Get one
by all moans. It's just what you
need."
- n
A WORSE TIMJ3 COMING
REVELSTOKE
Wife fto husband): "It Btrllfs me
tt"U yon arc very hard on your trousers,  John." ���    .    ..
Tnmmy (who Is near by):  "He Isn't
Imrd on them. ma. ns he will be when
I set to wearing them."
i     i
ST-DDENlN'raSS   OF  IT
Blacksmithinj?, Jobbing,
Plumbing, Pipe .Killing,
Tinsmitliing Sheet Iron
Work, Mao-iinery lie-
paired.
Mining    Work    a    Specialty
���ROBT. GOEDON
Ko-colBtolte.
H*s more readers in North
Kootenay than any other paper;
has mors advertisers in Ravel-
stoke than any other paper;
does more job printing in the
city than any other paper; it's
news is more spicy and up-to-
date; its influence ' is greater;
its advertising rates are lowest
circulation considered; its sub
scription rale is only $2.00 pel
annum; it covers the field. Try
it and be -wfth the crowd.
Write to   '
RKVELSTOKE HERALD,
Revelstoke, B. C.
Canadian
x Pacific
Railway
Soo Use
I9BC ,   ROUTE BAST AH_> YTB8T
Fin*.cU.   tltst-ere������ ��U -mini.   T .urUt cars.
Iuum HcTFlstoke dally for 3i. Paol;' Tuesdays
a d Saturdays for .Tron_*<>;_ Thm_K_ays for
Montreal and Beato
DAIlY TRAINS
121
��:*-0...
8:20..
8:10.
...leavo���
..arrive
relst.ke���arrive..
" leave....
To and from Kootenay Pointtt
 Icj v _-;-!ereI��to. e���arrive...
Wert
..17:19-
..Ji-JO
..1��:15-
Most-r:'    "Do you believe In love nt
flrot pluht."
Snydlc:     "It's the only kind of low. .        .    . , __.,_..
If a man could RCt a second look he'd ! Instant to nominate a. candidate to op-
never fall " P080 Hon. Clifford Sifton.
John A. Church, a pioneer physician
of Ayimer, Quebec, Is dead.
Archbishop Walsh Is in Rome consulting the Pope on the proposed visit
of the Queen to Ireland.
Conservatives of Urandon constituency will meet at SouHh on   the 27th
Undertaking, srd Embalming
R. Howsoa & Co.,
MACKKNZIU  AVK.
Ui>.��!l Pooler* In Knrnl    r .
Tickets li*."ucd and bipirajfe cbeckad through-
to de-atLnatloii  -
Cheap Rates
to the
Old Country
For full pnrtirulan-ao to tltrc rates, and for '
copies of C. 1*. K. publications, address nearest -
local-agent or
T. Vf. BRADSHAW,
Agent, Revelstoke..
W. V. AnderKon,Travelling rauengtr Agent
Netsoa, B !C
��.  3    Unvle,   AFsMan     4_r_erat    PMtearsr-
Agent, Vancouver, B. C.
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nan .ESS  .__K__i*&'--.':.-.���������'.. I  ���������*  ���������fr  fr  fr  COMING ON ���������  Everybody should take a tonic and  Blood purl Iter.    One of thc very best  things for thi-*  season  is  a  specially  prepared and powerful  SARSAPARILLA  iiinde for oursi-lveb.  It retail-* for f\ per l*>tilc nml will do  more   pood     than    several   of   -talent  medicine-.  S..] . onlvat the....  CANADA DRUG ."t BOOK CO.  McKenzie Ave.    -    Kevelstoke station  _j* ^..ii..ri^i~M-4.^.l.M..i.4"*t"T"f'I"f*f--4  births!  lil'KKK���������On   _Min-ill  2olli   to  Air.   tin  Mis. l'\ linker, a son.  LOCAL AND  CENERAL NEWS  -���������Telephone McGregor if you want  n tlray.  The Mitiiituli.-i Legislature '"Pots on  Thin td.iy.  R. llowson k Cm. are opening nl>  il l.i-.mcli in KerfTtisoii.  .   The Ti-rriltirial   Asseiniily   meets  nt  Ri'Kina on the "-SlIi in-t.  B.ixU'i- Kobiiison. of lV.-tchluntl, i*"  Vm ton n on a luii-met**.  vi_.it.  Th"**. Taylor returned from tlif  coa.-t ot. Sal tu-tiny morning.  I)i*. McrCcf.-linic lt*inv__ tomorrow' for  liis ni*������v hnnii* in  V������������ui-i)iivi*r.  The town of Ktiskonc.ok was completely wipi'dout by fire on Tliur.sday.  Mr. anil Mrs. Frank Lewis reliirne'l  from tln.ir lioiiuyinoon trip on  _*atiiril-iy.  Sujit. Diichenay left on Friday  Rvening on a visit to his fiuniiy in  VanconviT.  Mr. Johnson, meic-lmnl of Arrowhead anil Thompson's I_:m(liiig came  up to town yesterday.  ��������� What the people.say.���������R. llowson  <fc Co. have the liest, iissortud stock of  Wall Paper in the city.  E. Smith, recently of the Surprise  Steam Laundry, li.-n-s opened with n  complete outfit in Ferguson.  ���������Downie'f. Big Company, Opera.  House Mari*li 30. Prices 50 and 75  cents.    Children 25 cents.  Rev. K. C. Pollock left, on this  morning's train lo-take a course at  Manitoha College, Winnipeg.  ���������If you want trunks and baggage  taken "to the station or any draying  vail on F. XV. McGregor.  The Standard group was put up by  the sheriff on Monday afternoon and  knocked down to XV.   H.   Wilcox   for  The foundation for II. A. Brown's  new block on First street is laid and  work on the building will tie pushed  through to completion.  E. Ken. Steele, of the Imperial  Bank, Nelson, formerley ot this City,  passed through on Monday on n visit  to his home in Winnipeg.  ��������� Reser/ed seats for Downie's big  company can now be secured at the  Canada "Drug and Book Co. Prices  50 and "Scents.    Chiidrens25 cents.  Ralph Smith M. P. P. of Nanaimo  is in Kosslaiiil. He will assist Hon'.  Smith-Curtis lo settln. the liihor  trouhles ncctii'ing from the enactment  ���������of the eight hour law.  E. P. Davis of Vancouver. XV. C.  Nicliol of the Province and F. .1. Dean  M. P. P. were in town on Saturday,  -iiinpospdly in the interests of the so-  called Provincial party.  ���������Don't fail to see Baby Pntti and  Jb-iiliy Marjorit; the wcild's greatest  i-hildren on the stage. They will  positively appear with Downie's Big  Company.  ��������� A notice will lie found in the IIkk-  ald's advt. eolitmiis notifying all  house holders and owners of iinncti-  pied houses to clean up theii back  yards by April 20th next.  ��������� On Sat iii day March 31st Ensign  Aliiy dressed in prison dtess will give  a sketch of twenty days spent in prison  with hard labor for preaching ou the  t-.reet.   Admission 10 cents.  J. A. Yerex, who is touring llirough  the upper country to get the Liberals  to organize and send delegates to the  Vancouver Convention on April 5th.  ���������was in town on Friday and Saturday.  A nice little mare, which J. Nelson  hooked up for the first time this year  on Monday added considerably to the  gaiety of McKenzie Ave. Ihab morning. She wa.s a kicker from away  back.  ���������Downie's Big Company .McPhee  No. 2) is under tlie personal direction  _ of���������Andrew���������Mi-Phee��������� *.v_.k-h^..l(ini.-"i insures n biif success for this company  and guarantees the people the best uf  ���������performant e.  It seems that the delay in calling  out the B. C. volunteers for garrison  duty at E-quiinult is due to want of  s-nftii-ieiit accomodation at- the Work  Point barrack--, which will be remedied  in about ten days.  A meeting of the ReveUtoUc* Liberals  was held on Friday night in the opeta  house. A Im gi* number were present  and the i*e.-ult of the meeting will no  do tbt be to g.-tivanize the moribund  executive of lhe old Liberal A.-..-ocia-  tion into life.  A nice souvenir]' of the Tievelatoke  r*-li-lii',ition of the capitulation of  ] 1 enifonleiii the week before Iffst  was obtained by Rev. R. C. Pollock  in it snapshot, at Bourne Bros. "What  we have w<* hold " turnout, taken front  the opera honso,  W. S. Richard-oil manager of the  Dowling Milling Co. Ltd. or Edmonton, was in town on Saturday and  appointed Savage Ri .���������<���������. as the agents  of tbe coiiip.iiiv here. The Dowling  flout* is establishing an excellent  reputation all over the west.  Surveyor Pel ry of the C. P. R.  assistfd by the Mayor and member.-.  of the pulilic works ciimmiLtee took  the levels on First St. and .Mackenzie  Ave. on Satiirdav aft. ���������! noon al, the  instance of C. B. Hume. H. A. Brown  and others contemplating building on  the>e streets.  Messrs' Kiiuuan fc Curry telephone  iim* opj'iiitui-s. intend to extend their  line to C.iriboin ne. a new townsite at  the in .utli of Pool creek, flowing into  Fi.-li river., early next month. New  instruments are to be installed at  Ti out Lake and Ferguson, and much  Stronger generators will be used.  This telephone line is becoming better  nil the time, and is giving much satisfaction to the entire district.���������  Ferguson Eagle.  ���������The Downie Company are playing  lo large audiences in the City Hall,  and last night put on the farce What  Happened to Licbthead. To-night  the company will be seen in Lost in  London. The specialties are all worl h  seeing and no doubt there, will be  another bumper hrc.ise.���������Vancouvct  World. Revelstoke, Fiiday March  SOlh., My "Uncle fiom Manila"  Price? 50 -ind 75 cents. Children 25  cents.  /  /:  A GROUND HOG CASE  It is a difficult matter exactly to gel  it what the Conservatives al Victoria  want people to do. Some of I hem  maybe desire to .support Mr. Cotlon  and the so-called provincial party  against Mr. Martin and although the  I._*_n.\r,i> thinks their attitude is  slighlly absurd, they at all evenls  oiler something tangible to the public  to go on. Rut there is certainly a very  largo element among the recalcitrant  Conservatives at Victoria, who would  almost as soon see Mr. Martin it*  power as Mr. Cotton. These gentle  men have no use for Mr. Col leu, the}  ������������������enounce Martin and all his works,  they piolest. againsi, party lines in  provincial all'aiis and they bid the  eleclois rally with them round ���������  whom or what? That is the (piestion.  So far it has not been nusuei-eil. Tbe  Coloui.-t, as I heir moulbpiec pnhlished.  on its own motion apparently, a string  of genei-ilities that were not even  glittering as a platform around wliich  it. proposed to gather the hosts of the  really righteous against the wickedness  of Joe, but even the Colonist bus not  yet told us who is Lo he the leader of  its forlorn hope.  SEE th:  IVlien you "have tn purchase drugs or got n  proscription tilled. See Hint the Bed Cross- is  on tho package. It Is n (.narniitce thai tho  drugs n*-ed are pure and prime. For not only  is it Important lo have pure drugs hut also  prime drugs Unfortunately there arc many  iiidiici-ini'iit������ offered to niiiiiufaeliirers lo use  Irugs which, although pure, do not serve the  I-ir-in*-t>nf duliih'niiy belter tlmn tlioie hIiIcIi  ire actually adulterated. These mo drugs  which have been collected out of season, or  havo been badly cured.  Wo use our experience (of nearly 20 years) iu  examining the drugs we use, nnd you can  depend upon everything being In the primes!  condition.  IB_.caii.se forlorn hope it really is���������  ���������ill that there is of the most forlorn.  The real objection to party lines came  out in the report of the last meeting  of the Victoria association. ill*.  Lucas, it said, was present and was  asked if the decision to adopt party  lines meant the adoption of tbe platform of the New Westminster convention, including the eight hour law  and Ihe government' ownership of  railways. He replied that, it did and  his answer, the report said, seemed lo  increase Lhe desire to adjourn the  meeting. The Hkiiai.d scarcely  thought it possible that there still  remained any batch of politicians in  the. province, who proposed to face an  election without declaring themselves  on these two points of the eight hour  law and the government owneiship of  railways, but it seems there must "be.  There was'no mention made now we  think of it of these two unpleasant  questions in the Colonist's string of  sonorous platitudes and there intibb be  it seems some people in Victoria who  actually expect to be allowed to sail  into power on this kind of old fashioned bladder, stulied with wind, full of  sound and promise, signifying absolutely nothing, but the earnest desire of  certain politicians to enjoy once more  the sweets of power and oflice.  G.F. Curtis  " THE DRUGGIST"  Successor to tho Mel). A. IV. Co.)  Red Cross Drug Store  KEVELSTOKE STATION.  Till; LATEST IDEAS I.V  L&   and  gs  NEWEST AND BEST  Wo have just opened up one of the finest and best ranges ol  Ocnt's Clothing ever shown in this city.  These goods have been bought in  the  best markets and  for fit, ���������v.orkrr.an.'-liip find'wear, are unexcelled.  M. K. LAWSON,  Mackenzie Ave.  Revelstoke  BOYS'   KNICKERBOCKERS!!  Wc h������\ e also on hund a large assoi tinent of Boys' Knickerbockers, which wo havi* niarl-cd at very low prices  The Taylor  Block,  McKenzie  Avenue.  Bread, Cakes,  Pies, Confectionery  A  Full   Line   of  Fresh  and   Carefully  Selected Groceries Always in Stock.  See our Hue of  PORRIDGE STUFFS.  A. 3ST. SMITH  Baker, Grocer and Confectioner.  ltcil Kose neproo meots ^ppond anil fourth  Friduvs of eneli month; White Itose Ilenrco  meets ilrst I'riilny of each month,in Oddfallows'  Hull.   Visit!jt|f brethren welcome.  11. VA It NER, T. E. ].. TAYLOR,  Secretary. I'rcel'leiit. ���������  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  ti'Kiilnr mcclliids nre held In tho  O.lil-ollcnv's Hull ou the Third Krl-  dnv 01 uiu'li month, nt 8 p.m. Blinrn.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  THOS. STEEP, W.M.  \  Court   Mt. Begbie  I. O. F., No.-3461 <  Meets in tlio Oddlcl*  Iiih-h'Hnll.on thenceond  nnd fourth Mondnyn <>t  ench luoiitli. Viiltlng  brethren Invited to attend.  ic.n.j.u. Johnson,       c. w.mitciikm.  Ubief Itnuerr. I!ec.-S������e.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  r. .m*ii1 Pclirnil of .Mines London.    Seven  .earn  nt   Moi-ii   Work",   Swansea.     17   ycnrH  Chief  Chcinl-t   lo  \Vi(;:in Ciml nml   Iron i;o.,   Kiib<  I.ate Chemist nml As .ivit, Hnll Mine., Ltd.  Clalni.s examined nml reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is net in it wilh run.' prices on  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  CALL AND SEI.  arfoer, Jeweller,  .       ww������������***w*,  O. P. K. WATCH  INSPECTOR.  *+**'***'l**'fr-t-*__.+'_'i*'M'*'l'+*+_.*  ! C J. Amaii I  ���������5*   .-  ���������j* Totiaccos, Pipes, Cigars, Etc.          _���������  j] Scientific Works on Mining, Etc.,  *  a ���������_���������  _|, Miner'nls, Mines and Mining by Osborn   ^.  ���������fr rro.s)ioetiii|f,    l.iicntini;   and    Viiluliis 4*  4* Mines���������by Stretch.                                     ���������_���������  ^J Ilaiidliook of Rocks���������by Kcmji.                 J  j, I'rnspcntiii*; for  Gold   and    Silver��������� b   i-  .j, Crake.                                           *               $.  ���������_ Stam p Milling of Cold Ores���������by 'tickarcl   **_���������  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   nirilM, Aiiliniil", Utc, proscrvod  and mounted.  TUIItl) STIIKKT. KASTOVBCUOOLIIOUfiE  A Large Range of Imnortcil Woolens to  select from  J. B. Cressman...  ffSp-Ahlin it Co.'s Old Stand.  For Furnace or Stove. Use.  Price per ton for Stove Coal delivered from Cars���������$9.00  " " .      Fiiniiice Coal delivered from'Curs���������:$S_50  Cash Must Acccmmpany Orders.  I!i'c*.*n:se unices these Rentli'iiien c.\-  pcctln luti-k these disagree:!ble iniit-  tcrs, wlint possible .iilviinlngi* can  th������*y expi'ct to Ruin hy delny? Thcsi*  pl.-mks of the eight hour cluv nnd the  government ownership of railways  are in   the  Liberal-Conservative  plat-  TflE CONSERVATIVE  PLATFORM.  The following is the platform  adopted by th*. _SVw Westminster  Convention of the \l_ib.rnl-Coriserva-  tive party held last October :   '  It is proposed: (l) To rev in* the  voti'i'd' lists.  (2) To iic-tivi-ly aid in Ihe ci>n*.tnn-  tion of trails throughout, tin* nndcvcl-  ped pari.ioi; m' Lli e pnu-inct*. and  the building of provincial trunk road*?  of public* iii.ces-.iLy.  (3)' To provide for the olTU-ial  inspection of elcvalois and huisiing  gear.  (1) To improve tho administration  of     ���������justice     and     scrure   Hit*   spcfily  form   to   stay.      That   platform   was ] disposition of legal disputes.  made by men, who are right in touch  with the mass of the electorate, and  who knew that a definite prononnce-  mc-iit. on .these points was expected.  They are al.������i strong feature's of the  Liberal New Westminster platform,  of 3Ir. Mill-tin's platform, of Mr.  Cotton's platform. Where then do  these doubtful Thomases of Virloiia  expect to go for comfort ? If any of  them'arc so simple as to expect lo rim  on their own merits as avowed opponents of tlii>������e two planks in all these  .program nies.-it-mny��������� be��������� ns���������well���������to  remind them that Mr. Martin's proposal to abolish the $200 forfeit for  pre-eminently unsuccessful candidates  is not yet law. It is uselu������*. for thetn  therefore to kick any longer against  the pricks. They are in n tight place.  They limy dislike Lhe situation, they  may resent it, but the plain fact  remains that there is no choice for  them between the frank acceptance nf  the New Westminster Liberal-Conservative platform of 1S00 and political extinction.  (fi) To provide an effective system  for the s,eltlem . nL nf di.-putes beLween  capital and labor.  (6) To adopt the principal of  government ownership of railways in  so far as the i-ircmi,stance of th.  province will admit, and lhe adoption  of the pi int-iple that no bonus .-Ikm-.IiI  be granted to any railway coinpanv  which does not give the government j  of the province the control of rate,  over lines bomised together with the  option of ptti-**l_-i_>e.  (7J To assume control and administration of lhe fMierics within Lht=  bonnd_ uie__L.of_Lh___prL.vi  J. A. Mara has returned home from  a two vents trip in Europe.  ���������If you want a bicycle that you can  be,t_ niii'i'il won't be half the time at  the repair shop, buy a. Columbia,  Miss ICmniii Mcfnl.yre. sister of Mr..  II. Davis, came in on" Saturday r*i*cn-  ing from Toronto to accept a position  .-us milliner in the ("ash Hnzzar.  ��������� Mail Columbia ! If you want a  Bicycle that you can be sure you are  going to gel. your money's worth out  of. buy a Columbia. The Columbia  leads, the rest follow. John E. Wood  Itevclstoke Agent.  PUBLIC NOTICE.  N'ntlrc Is hereby Riven th.it fill rcident  occupant}- of boit*"-*-* nnd ewncrinf unoccupied  Uou-.cs ������ flhin the municipality of the City of  IteveI*.tolce. nre requested to hove lliclr yard*  cleaned and cause to have burned or carted  awav all refuse on or before the *-'0th dfty of  April next.  Hy Order:  T. W. BAIN',  "   _  " '  Chief of I'olice.  Itcvelstokc, March Mill, 1900.  Draying and Express  : Having   bought out  P.   Ifenderion's  : draying nnd  express  business,  I   nm  : prepared lo do all kinds of work in my  : line upon shortest notice.  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  ���������: F. W. McGregor.  ^JF-TCjleplione J. .Savage & Co.  J___f-Asi'nt for the  t.'el'-bratcd   Morris I'innn  R McCarty, Revelstoke, R.C*  . mj$ trow s  Lcitve your orders itt-my office1 on McKenzie Ave.  $f .50 a ton, Delivered from tlie curs  Ca������h wilh order.  Xe ,-lv I.iilli. Newly I'urnibhod.  Lighted by Electricity.  $1.00 Per Day'.  The City  Robt. Caley, Proprietor.  Hon \Vine=, Lin.uors- nnd Cigars. Headquarters for Railway Men.  ?.r_.^_^o^.r-.-_fqa-������r--_-g^yq<'yq������y'B^^  (S) To actively sis.s:..t by Stale aid  in tlie developmentof the agricultural  resources of the provinc ..  (!)) To make the London ne;f>ncy of  British Columbia effect ive in prorUiiu-  iiif; the natural wenlth of the pi ..vince  atid as a place foi* profitable investment of capital  (10) In the i.ilt*re'--t. of hibor I h-  l_ib.'i\tl-Or.ns--rv,Uiv'_. parly sympathizes with and endoi-ses the principle of  an ".glu hour law.  (11) To provide an improved system  of education.  (12) To ri*t*nanizi* a nil reform the  system of niovinciil aid lo medical  men and hn-pitnN in riinlyin<_; parts of  I he province.  (13) To act ively ..npp'irtj he mlva n<-i>-  ment of I he miniiif; int'-ieuls of licit i.-li  Ciilumliia.  (II) Tn aid in the immigration of  female domcr-tir servant>.'  Xi^'lit  Grill '.<o->*__i mi f'^nueetion for tho Convenience oi Oneats  Iloiirli Ptreet Cn**  lietwe..** Hotel nnd Station  Liberal Meetin  I,.r?c������nd Well LiplueJ  h'ample Room*   lJeated by Hot Air nnd Electric  Bell*, und Light in every room  Free Tin". Meet" All Trains  Iteasonable Kates   ^HQTBL  'VIOTOE/IA^  .   . -    JPIIX V.^JgnKS.-^ERor-RrBTOii.   _?������v������0s^������B|������9 io^=  ^-i-ti.-l.-t-i-^-i-ir-i-i-ir-i-i-i-iri-i-t-ir-i-t-i-i-i'  X **���������  *  fr  uiean  r -t***  A soncrnl myelins f-f iho 1 ili^rnJ A^-^or-ittinn  will l������c held In the op������*rn lion-e on Tiw-'Irv  -"v .'iihu:, Miirch '27th, nt ������ oVlnrJ*; for iho ,'Mir-  p������>*������������__ of fiirollfnj* n-'w in*>mb,*i,,������1 the election ������-f  odirers for th������ eurrent y^iir jiihJ xhv c-mi^hUT-  otlon of tliumlvNmI.JiHV of ."enrliiis; delr-^Hio^  to tho J-iljRral fonvcntfoit eulle'I for nt Vnri-  (���������onver -*' prit rith.  All UbernN nre fnvftrd tntittonrt.  KXKfTTIVK COMMITTEE.  GOP SAVE TiflC QCKEX.  IS    THE     feUIMJKME    COtlRT  COfX'MlflA.  OK     EtltlTTSH  Jn Uie matter o/Thoinns Ri<"hiirtlsoiTF dccensofl.   .  |lIW|  fn the matter of the "Ofllclnl Administrator.-;'  AT."  IhiWl ninth tiny of Afarrli, A.D., If-00.  irpon rcRdiiiff tiie ftfildavlts of AlexniKl^r  Moltne, Wnltcrhcotr miri ffcor^c H. Mc<;urlcr(  it is onlcrerl lh������L .fames rer^u.-jon Arin'-tnui^,  Ollielai Aflminf^lrntor for the County four!  District nf Kootenay, Mhall he Admini-ttrnlor of  till and singular the kOOiU,flintteN arid rrcdits  of 'i'lKtmas ki(-hurd*,on. decenicd, hikI that this  order he published in the ItBVfliMQKn l\v.\i\u\  ne-v/spappr for o-ne-moTrrhr  [Sfffntd]    A.J. Mrfjrtix,  J.  All persons having claims agnin1*! the above  named deceased nn* re'jiiired to -end in jmr-  ticjiilar.s of their claims, duly verified, in .'. F.  Armstrong, Kort Steele, the Administrator!  within one month from this date, after which  time the said administrator will proceed to  distribute the estate ninon^ those per-**f������ns of  wlu-se clalmM he shall then have notice find  .said administrator will not be responsible to  any creditor of whose claim he shall not, have  had notice at the time of -oifh distribution.  JJatcd this 22ml day of March VM*.  r.EO.H. M(CAKTEI(,  .Solicitor for the Administrator.  ������ is hulispensablc to the  ������ well rlivs-strl nuiu. W������-  i; arc iip-to-.'lnte in our  ^ iniithorls .'ind rniik _s y'-ur  ������ line-is look like ntjw  i; Vonr collars _ire slifiped  f, prop������rly ami your ."bins  % fit your neck witli com-  % fort. Wo want your  % work. _->ari.-.f;i'*ti.'n jamar %  % antced. Business tiflic*-*.:  % Two door.s ea-t Moi.son.-j  t Bank.  VV E hereby notify the smoking  public that the Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to* permit members of  the Union to work in our Factory,  and UNION CIGAR MAKERS aro  now at work with us.  [P&<g..������0-yo  THOS.  I.l!_l'_.  I'mpiic-Loi'.  Y.a Cbineao _TmpIoy6d.  fr  -5*  fr  fr  fr  % Surprise Steam Laundry  ^ A. Ilopfiin, I'Tdpi-Iclor.  ?**j**_***'f'*'i***i-+-r**_'**i'_>**w*w**M  JalIJ?/-omrw LPianpS-aiid-  UTGHSR Org-ans  ItcLiiil Dc.ilci'iii--  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc'.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  ?S& RBYB&8-TOKB, B.S.  AGENT...  ,     SMELTER  TOvA'NSITE.  Notary Public.  Fire and Life Insurance Agent   FIRST STREET,   - Revelstoke  "TUNED AND REPAIRED  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN.  For Terms Etc., apply tn  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  Sarsaparilla  TUB GREAT Sl'l.IXCI'TOXIC  ASD lil.OOI* rUltll-'IKR   -ONE DOLLAR A BOTTLE-  When you rcncli  Stop M tliu  ori;ii_oii, 11.(2.,  Hotel Lardeau  J. I.auciiton', rroprletor.  I'.est f'J.OO n diiy house In the Lnrdenu. Best  nf (juNino scrvi-i..���������Kinuly eqiiippud bar.���������  t-h'������f(!'"*t wlnt-'S, lk|iiors n'lHl f.lfinr.i.���������Ileft^  qiiiirtyrs for miners nnd minii)*.' men.���������Well  liirlitL'fl  mid hutitetl rooms, liuntly fiirnlHhcl  If you want to pet fat-  LONG'S DUBLIN ST0UZ AND ALE  __1__,'0MM_'_N'IH_D HY      -  ������Y THE MEDICAL I'ltOFliSSION'  Orders left with Mr.-I'HRUl.Expreslinnn, or by  mull, will rccolvu prompt attention.  Goods delivered free.  J. E. LONG, Revelstoke Station/  NOTICE  FIELD & BE WS  DiJ-'pcnsing Chemists.  XUillT JJELL  a.  and siicnro yonf CLOTHES fri'ii'i'i  out' up-to-iliilo tn.l'iHn-roitii.t.i-iiiin.  Wi* {fiiiii-nn(.(���������(.* yiiii <*i pLM-i'i'i'l lit,  the ln*st qimlily" nf j_r<uirL������ on Lin*.  imiL'kol., latest, fiishi.iii.s'.iii'. wii'll  fro i>nsy on your"bank 'account.  WV f_;ivi_ you lit,, finish' mid ('Uiilit.y  and t.lio wovU is not donn in o'lbt-  L'rn s\veiu.-shops. ' .,  R. S. l?7ILSON  f We Repair  ���������' ,.        *  f WATCHES,       '"     *'  fr CLOCKS,                    *  ^ -                 'niitl nil kinds ol Jewellery   'T  fr ���������                                                               ***  fr fr  ^ If the   work   H   not Hiitisfactorv wo   fr  ^ refund your money.          ,.*                         fr  fr- WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK"?  -}i '   ' iiud utiiiHl by our giinrantcu.            *  fr K-  fr We also onrr.v a iiood llm> of WhIi'Iius   fr  fr nml .Towellerv, which we dispone of nt  fr  fr moderate prices.                                        'fr  fr            *���������  fr  ���������*���������.  fr  j^ i iu:  i.r-Uiiuf;                                         ^  X "                 Wiitchmiikei* und Jeweler.       ^.  _������i First Street, next door to IIkiiald ollice.  fr  fr - '                                     fr  ! E.M. ALLUM, I  T The 1.1'ndiiii- V  Snaps ?as  Kitchen  Copper Saucepans and Kettles  nliiuiM iiidestriictlbli'nni! us clic  iu, till��������� '   ���������  From 25c. to 50c. each  Also a few-Granite Iron Kettles  20c,   25c. ' 30c.  Eacli.  i DO NOT MISS THIS GHAHCE  ���������-\~W."M. Lawrence  Hardware. Tliiwnro. Stoves.  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 06.  Savag-e Bros.  Second Street  THE  'Famly Grocers  ....SAVAGE JJKOS. l>eK to inform Hie  public  ������������������_���������and-thcirT-fttroMM that tbey have added u  NOTICK IS IIKKKHY lilVKN that a nppllca-"  tion will be nnulu to tin* Lo^ihlntive A^sumblr  of tliu l'rovitii'e  of   KriLi'-iii - (Julumbin  nt   it-*  next session   for  un   .Ant   to^lnrorporntc  ft  _.'om|*_iny    witli   power   to   constnu-t, ennip*.'  mninlain ant) operate teU-plione nnd telegraph  tines williiu   and   ttirouj^bnnt  all ,tbe fdtics, v  lown.s,    mnnteipalilies   and   districts   of   tbe*  mainl-ind of the l>rovince m Iirilirili"Columbia,  and   t.i cni_-.tntcl, erect, and   maintain such  and ho many pole*-: ami other wctrkn and de-   ,  vices  as   tlie  Co.npany  deem   neces-rary' for  milking- '-omplciinix, MiipporliiiK* uj������Iiik. work-  iiiK, operating-and maintaining the H\stem_of  coinmunieation by  telephone  and   tele^rajih,  and to open or break   np - nny    -purl, or   par la.. '  of  tiie  said   highways   or    strrets   uV often"  a4* tbe said   Company, -its ���������"agents,  ollieers oj*  workmen think proper and for the purpose of ,  the undertaking to purchase, acquire, le_i-_e.  expropriate,     hwhi   and   sell   and   disi)o,*eof  lauds,   buildings    or   tenements   within  thi-  limits aforesaid, and to purchase or leave, for  any term of years, any telephone or  telegraph  line established ur tone established iU-UritiMh  Columbia connected, or to be connected' /with  Ihe line which  thc Company may construct,  aud to amalgamate with  or   lease its line or'  lim-.H.'or any portion or portion*-! thereof, Ur  any company   posseting as   proprietor, any  line of telephone or telegraph communication  connecting or to he connected  \. ith the said  Company's line or tine-*, ami to borrow money  for tlie purpose of the L'^mpHny, aud to pledge  or mortgage nny of  I lie  Company'*,  as-'cta for  that     jiurpose,   ntol   to   receive* honu.^eH,   or  privileges from uny person or body corporate,  and with all other nvnal, necessary or inciden-'  ial rl^ht",   power--   og   privileges'a.;   may   he.  nuees-ary or incidentnl  to  the attainment ol  the above object-:, or anv of tiiem.  Dated tlii-> 1st (lav ol" March 1*.HJ0.  I������ATiY -_������_: HAMILTON".  Solicitors for the Applicant1-*:  Mortgage Sale .-   -       '  of City Properly.  t-iuler nnil  l.y virtue ol  lhe power of snlo  enntitiued in ii certiiiu iiuleiiture of miirlgn^u  liiiKie hy liie Inlo A. (i. M. S|)rii<*t;e ami wliich.  iniirtKii^e will he ]irotluceil at thu tinit' of Kiile,  there will he offere.l for snle tit 'public auction  hy Itobert II. Aluviie, lCsqnire, Aiietlrmeer, 11C  his iifllcv, 1'lri.l street, Kevelstoke, D.U., on  tlio'  :il.il <lii)-nf Itlurcli,  J'JOl),   Ht   the  hour of two  n'cloi'k   In   the afternoon, the following deh-  i-ribed  in-ocei'ty,  n.iinely:   Lots number.] h|x-    '  teen, se\enteen nml eighteen, in Hlocl: tmmlicr"  tlilrly-slx, iirenrilliiK lo a phm of pari of tho   ���������  City of llevelstokr, duly reKistered in thcLnnii  Itunistry ollice at Victoria, It. (,!., as J'hin Nnin- ,  her Grttl. On the -irniiurty there i" 11 comfortable    ���������  .friinii_.fhvelLiuj;-witIi-niu(i-rtiom'*,-biitli,-i.untryr=::-=  lnri:e hulls, fiirimee miil'mo'lci'ii pliimliiiiff.  'I'ho property will bo sold subject to a rederve"-'.  bid. . _���������        1    ..-    .   *  Tonus and conditioiK of snlo will  bo mmlr -.r  known at tliesale or ir.ay beascartniiied In tbo  -,  iiieniitiiuu   froni  the iiu'clioneer or from tlio  inortuiiL'ee'ssolii-itoroii'iippiieation, '-   '-  Hated II1USII1 day of March A. 11. lOOti.  .1. M. SCOTT,      ��������� ���������  Solicitor for thc Morturtgce.  Itevolstoko, 11. C.  .<l  TO CONTRACTORS.  - Tenders will lie received hy the undcrflii-Tied  ui. to April 1st, next, for n-lOxiiO building, two  storeys, containini. ,20 rooms. ' Kor plftiifi,  .spuiMllentions, etc., apply to Kn. Cohnino.   ,     March 14���������tf  NOTICE '������������������  .   "'-  .Notice is heroby Kiven to purchasers of lotn  In Illnrk "A," Tnivn of Kevelstoke, othcrwl.o  known ns tho "MnrnTiiwiislto rr.-.pcrty," that  11lli11st11l111uutsonaccountofp11rchn.se are to  he paid 10 .lohn Tt. Sibbald, Maril Town.ltu  A|*ciit, and to 110 other person.  J: A. MARA,    *  WANTED.  Ono " ITiniclroil   Mnrton   Skins.  CiHAIIAM, Albert Cnnyoii.  Wrltit    T.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  The iinrtiiGP-liin heretofore cxlstliiK hotwcois  \V. I". C'rn^e und Itobert H.-'.Muyuu carryliiB on  business under (he firm's name and style of  '*rai;c <t .Mayne, at Kevelstoke, hau this day  been dissolved.  Oalo'l t Ills tiOth day of Februarv. 1900.  It. H, MAYXE.  To Freighters and Contractors.  FOR SALE.  . Eleven Pack Mules.  Four Saddle Horses.     I"  Three in Sleif.li!. .   .  Also  harness,   aperojocs, completo    will*  opes, etc.   Tools, camp outfits, tents, etc.  Write T. GltAHAM, Albert Canyon, statins  requirements, and particulars will be at ouco  forwarded.  .choice line of FJ'ESH GKOCKKIKS to their  ....stock, and aro prepared to sell nt close  ��������� figures for cash.  Wc still handle  FEED AND FARM PRODUCE  AH Purchases delivered free o' Charge.  Fresh supply of _i__lt every morning.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery  WANTED.  A good Diningroom Girl to eo to Ferguson��������� '  *30 per month.    Apply for particulars ot the-  IlBItAI.D office.  ^**-^^8^v*^������^______je^  FIRE INSURANCE _-,  All classes of insurable x*isks covered j  *    ut fair and equitable rates.  LIFE INSURANCE^,  Policies��������� non-forfeitable, guaranteed value..:, cash loan valuer,,  throughout the history of the  frolicy. '  MONEY TO LOAN  od business or rcsi  rly.  FAYETTE BUKER,  ,*Q on good busincf-s or residential  TO     *        properly.  "5 RenM  K Collected.  _.V*',' "*-**'.���������" **

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