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 . .(���������;. v>,*V- Aj^f *_, ���������:;������������������!���������: ���������^���������%%i<*]',: -  :--..?.*i-r*i;,i_i'.  ���������*. ������������������'"���������i  Vol. IV.    No. 17  _^vr___^-'*^M"ffl   ^   -F*"IDAYS  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  CRONJE IN THE TOILS.I  _  .    ___.   p_r__������ _r*_PS*__1TrHn   i    _T OTAT_l.!i  Boer Reinforcements from Natal | | j  Headed Off on Friday Last.     . <|  C B. HUME  Headed Off on Friday Last.     ,j;  ^J|% I _fT I     JBJJJL-l.  -T-UL*. ������������������������- ���������*���������   A������WA,-*AJl >|  BULLER'S' HEW   A0VAHC5. *L1������1-������-________-_������--*-->^^    -_..! _*       T    _ JHnilll4*_t     _f_T1 j*  . ________________HB-_Vi^l->aVa<M fl        *]���������_,  X7nevT(-3^^ ^SURRENDERS.  We are getting ready  for "'���������'  Stock  Taking  and  we are   now   offering  very special inducements to  the public, in order to make  a clean sweep in some lines  and a big  reduction in our.  Btock in every line.     This  can be accomplished by the  low prices and good quality  we aie offering.    No room  here  for  many details, but  come  and  see for yourself.  When we advertise a sale  of- this kind the public can  rely uponits reality.     We  do Jiwt. -what we advertise.  W. G-. R. Shirts  For tmly 8I.-W*  Neckties  *      __. _.t.  m.  Latest Styles. Nobble** Patterns,  Ui-at Reductions to clear.  Ladies'  Undervests  -  Special Bargains in these.  Boots and  Slides  Great Bargains,  stock-takipg.  to clear hefoi-  *.    '  H  Boy-3  Fobtwear  Just in.-all ���������*������������������"���������'-. ������������������������ Pvices"    -  All Christmas  Goods Left  we are offering  At Cost  SpecialSale  of Crockery  We have*dec-ided to continue oiw  Special Crockery Sale for * fc������  dEys more. Don't fa.I to get.one  of our $7.50 D"inner. Sets, of 100  pieces.   Best value in town.  Cups and  Saucers  ��������� English make. Hratquality  regular si_e, only ������5 cents  dozen.  Fresh  Groceries  A Carload of nssorted Groceries  now being opened up. The most  complete and varied stock now  on hand ever offered by u*,. The  hlUst delicacies in town ; some  of them especially inviting.  When vou feet like havingsone-  thiiiB "for a change" drop in and  lee our'up-to-date Grocery line.  Wei-an satisfy the n.ostfa. tidiou-.  We are Sole Agents For  C. B. Hume & Co.  Within   Two   Miles   of  Ladysmith on  * Saturday.-Gen. |Whlte  Sortied Last j  Week ��������� and   Kept   the    Boers   Busy, j  Capturing  a Lot of Transport.-Boer ,  Force Mustering Fifty Miles North of  Kimberly.���������Assistance for Cronje.  "pA&BDKKDKRa DniFT, Orange Free  State, Feb. 23-Gen. Cronje'������ magnificent night march from Mageraronte.n  now uppear-likely to end in disaster.  The main body of the Boers Is enclosed  in ,i terrible death trap. Th������ enemy  are hiding in lhe bed of tho Modder  Rtvev commanded by the miiisu  m.illety and entrenched on east ami  wtrt by   BiitUh   infantry.     ������������������*������*  vitnesbed a gallant stand on  the p    t  of the retreating  torce.   .Inert   a",  harrassed they still maintained ft bold |  '"iUJ-DoK. Feb. 23-Oen. Ovonjo is  shingly making his last stand. He  I. dviiTis hatd. hemmed m .by the  Srttl- mf-mtiy with the "hrflH f������������������������  SO nuns falling into hib camp. On the  fhirddVyoft't.e tight the Boer chief  aUed for an  armistice  to   but*,   nis  ^"-FIGHT TO A FINISH OR SUB;  RENDER UNCONDITIONALLY  was Gen. Kitchener's reply. Get.  _ronje immediately sent back word  Hmtliisreuuestfora truce had been  Xin_.wll.o_. and that his dc-termin;  Iitii.n tln-n. as before, was to light to  'the dwah.' The battle then wenton.  This was the Mtuation of Gei.ei al  Cronje on Tuesday evening as:fetched  U. the scanty telegrams tnac have  emerged fi-oni South Atrica.  Officially Loid Roberts wires that  beta b&ttei***-. the advance eo.n-  umndos of the . ei.ifui-ceiiients that aie  striving to reaon Gen. Cronje.  ' (Special. Lord Roberts and General  Buller e marching on from one  Jriuinph to another,'hut they are also  ai-l'mii cautiously. .   ...  The graphic details published this  moi-nliiK of the fighting -which t. ok  i !.<���������_> atPaarderberg on Sunday show  &m nature of the resistance  C.oiii'e is making in tat-e of a bupeno '  KJ  The Boer con.inandantoccupied  i   eutrenchect   position  in the bed of  U,e   Modder River, which  is described  w-WiUbta   death   ti'^K, ru'e Britil.  Boer-? were surrounded  by the Bi itis.-  ������_?   simdiiv    the ' Highland   Brigade  ?,"mgo��������� i_- south   bank, of the river  afid flie \.i*l(pvle   "������   the sixth divuion  "'Vi^Britw/'end^vored to envelope  the Boer., but stubborn resistance, was  offered"ind they were mm hie U. innke  "idwiy against   the   h.U1 ;of  ������ml e J  'the Boers poured against them. ��������� ������PJ  the burghers on the other hand  eou d  not-leave the   sheltering   banks o   the  ive %     which   formed . their   natural  ii^'stwcTrks   withont ***$���������"������,$������������  velves   to   the shells ot . the    liiil.-'i  :l,The,V-IiKhland" Brigade Fi.ffei-pd  hett������_v"i-,������iB at Mago.sl'ont.en, he  Sfenwi-e o'-.liged to He pione owing  to the terrible rifle Hie. ,���������,���������  1 The Canadian, formed part of the  rori-o which crossed tlie river at a -lit  n-Lvmnelloi't   to   reach  the enemy  i "._,..���������    The    little    body   c,    tronpv  fought gallantly, but,  were  i'"*:1'"^' >  couVpelled *o  fall   back  w\__   eevM-  So'vingto the Boer ������f \>������fw���������������,n  Th������ total   casualties   ot   tne win -.���������������  th^BriUsh side are officially reported .  ''"-/JH-f-'ip'rirv    Feb'   22���������The     main  -S_^Seh?__^&i  I arrived on Tuesday  and  will     ^  MJS-JiiBSisf  Issue   of   biege   soups   ceases   to-Uay.  There are 74 Boer prisoners hei e.  X 0HI_V-L-~ FeU.P Stt.-It    s reported  that Gen! White   sortied   from  Larty  ������n..h   yesterday    and     captured     a  I number   of  Boer   wago  s.     Theie   is  I ,. -vVtii-itfg'-in the cluection--of-L.'.cly_-  lJm   1..     Ladvsmith * had    no      been  relieved-when   the   latest   news   leu  NLoNDOVtFeb.tl-ii-The Times pub-  P^hedwar oflUe agrees that the best  thing that can happen tor the ���������������>'"?"  s_l*-ia ������ir^ssar_  _r__s;Ais?>������_is5  through the enemy s c���������".1','' , |ie  i"L tines of coinmunicat on tu i-e  m fntained/ One poj������t. which>* not  understood, is the silence ot ���������^���������������J.,M,* = I  _uns -The British batteries are Hrn K  at dose range, whereas the big r.iiw  which? weie at Magersfontein ought to  ^bh, CS to ..Jake a good detence  thWeRBor.,sFwe^ln6 ZlS _t  FcLu-een Steams   to   the   north   m,  ^tiSe^Jls'&.eofa  si^ng onth Cape ^^Ca ro railway a,  the i-iossing  ot   the   v aa    .    e  P.rt??s   of  Boers   recently   arrived  FTour^al  attacked   ou.TOUtpostu  '���������'UT '"-Jiv W.1 lind  Jou,_leda.id  m-l.'^^ai.dthr^He^cori^b.    Ou,  ���������;^fJl{-l-3u-"Voundedand  two missing, iri.nl.prlev  __*_a*ern^_4-*_  13  wounded,  4   men   killed    auu  ������������*!��������� Feb.   2B-(Fro������n   C'lpetown  to������X.) fA P'^rSn    of     h"1*  all the British have been given 0 a.iys  i to il nit the place. .      nr..nee  WEDNESDAY  Now for a Record  Breaker on  We want the last days of^eb^aSbustoes_ 'i  Record Breaker for the month.   S������ Jwl**""*? i  ^SSSSSp^S^ff^ ������e  that few could resist.   Thio^ughouL ^  Sl^JSn^^ with  farther achievoment and wider^^sde^n������|sFeb.  March,   ^^g^^^^JS^a^  values such as these to induce quick and early  shopping.  The Mineral Resources of the Golden  District.-Traverscd by a Rich Dyke  of Gold-Copper Ore of Great Value.  One district of British Columh ia th at  SfenrJlr." ������W^e,*_re^j  CTJimming divisions.     V���������������������������������  Sri-d^'ttn;1-:^ B������  3.,iSahd Bo. ndary districts o teeent  vi>ars the attention of canitalists has  r,olheeu drawn t.nvards t\.e d-sU'.ct ������t  North East Kootenay to the ei.tcue  I that"the richness   of   the district  de-|  SL'lWm_r tho past year a change has  ;:ir^dl,,^-a h"lXt^t^in^e  rmediaie vicinity ;������^| ^\^  ii linn heen discovered tnat tnu iiu'-*>*-  romisini;nrope,:iioslntlu.d,stnc^o  within selling distiinve ol tlio ������i*������"b  __wnofGoUU.il. Renlizing the Jfiow-  I all. portance or Golden as a mining  a.j_ TuCbering cent." th_ Imneruil  Bank of Canada have  1. Kir? Wn_;,..n-'- bongofa  Laced ^Boojs   new-g*  G_il_ISS;; F*^" Feit-Supped- IKic- 'soles; reg,.^  ^^P-K8. SS_������n FeiV Siipp.^ "^ "������ ^  regular price 7oc; now  *_."    - ,  giothing^eductions  Men's - Blue' ������"*   ^^? VeSeTS.d' ^.  10c: Flanneilettes  for 7c.  Yo^LthsTsS Suits  for,;$3,75  centre, the   Imperial  have within the past  f.w'_������Viith-"'V.pened 'v ������''!������'?';.o0rft8lhJe  hank at that point, amIt rtrp< wU be  tine thu iiianagenient nave oteii  ad drably surpriseVl by the amount of  bus .ess this place affords for a bank.  Golden is als. the headquarters of the  Columbia River Lumber Go.npa ���������>.  the largest luu.her concerni ... Ue  tne    iiih*."   ���������        .      TjDl)el. Columbu*.  aSS������_BG_iaT  and,^Windermere.  wouMdo-red?j to P^?^ "^ T-  the size of Golden,  and the hot-;'  *1'-  sssrs? MS. s * kSj^^ i.  sa_^As3r  G_de_t_;nnoU������-xcelle������i;^^^  available at that point the v������y "tsc  facilities for handling and treating the  ores in which the surrounding disti t  abounds. Among the nrnny P-^"| n������  nronerties that are immediately ti in .  tarv to Golden and are operated  from  S������_r.',.r*jn's."f=g������  a nrominent lawyer and business man  fPri-_u,. tr    This mine is now at that  Capitulated   To-day   With AU  His Forces Unconditionally.  ON ANNIVERSARY OF MAJIM  Boer Forces Concentrating ThirtT Miles.  West  of   Bloemfontein.���������Free   State.  Government Removed to Winberf.. 8a  Miles   North-east  of  Bloemfontein.���������-  Buller's Advance   Gradual but Sure.���������  Boers Retiring.  Irom   NataL  I^indon,   Feb.   27.���������Tho   war offlce-  i-eceived the following despatch from,  I_ord Roberts:     Paardeberg, Feb. 27,.  5;45 i���������m;   Gen. Cronje and all of hia.  force   capitulated   imconditionally  at  daylight and he is now a prisoner in  my camp.   The strength of tho force-  will   bo ointmw.e-ted.   I hope that.  Her Majesty's government  will consider this event satisfactory, occurring;  as  it  does  on   the    anniversary    of'  Majuha.  London, Feb. 27.���������A despatch to the*  Dally News from Lorenzo Marques,.  Feb. 23rd, says: It is reported hero  that 5.000 burghers have left Ladysmith for the Free State. The Boers,  are concentrating their forces 30 miles.  | outbide of Bloemfontein and the Free-  State government is moving to Win-  burg.  London, Feb. 27, 2;40,_.u>.���������Thp war  office had nothing after midnight to.  indicate Cronje's collapse and he may-  hold out for a few days." Correspondents seem to have no exact information respecting his resources.  Nothing has been heard, from Mafeking since Feb. 12,  LONDON. Feb. 27.(from.Pieterma.it---  burg.on Feb. 23).-The Dubliu Fusiliers.  have distinguished themselves,by volunteering Ui take Grobler- Kloof.,  which they did. The Battalion, which,  began the campaign 850 strong, have*  to-djiy only IQO to 200,of their original'  uumbei-. -   -  London. Feb. 27.���������The  advance  to>  i Men's Nightshirts  Men's IWy^anelieUe N&K,^-^^ *  i^Sofi^-^l'eguS'ire   ������. Wdnesday's p���������������  Tooth-    Thi-e-Pleee    ami*   sho.-t ^^^,  hreubted, sa.-qne shape, br  ������n.  '^'n   linings,  well.  ���������wool O-uiacV.-in   ���������*w.������"*'l-i_ *}^ 1,"'?p ���������J  .J     ���������":...$3.75  * made.-Regular price $o 00; sale pru.--. ;���������*;,*- .^    ���������..  Furs and Hats  25 Ladies' Bailor and  Walking Hats,    in  all colors.  &mn������t������^  ^^���������ciotTn^^iing t-day atW  Wednesd.vv  A^kaSai;ieRu_:-Seliing-todaVat$7...Wed..e^  Si iii; ��������� -_-������Vte_ ' color.;' V^ilar pVieeWc*. U, 25c.-  *>\Ye Inesdny '  intentiot. of the company to inew" *  LHay5mith iS.being.pursued in the face,  complete plant this year.    ������g ^Y^,,   of a stubho0rn resistance and .heavy*  I For Stylish Costumes      Men's Furnishings  S     . . ._.  j:������������������_i  ������nl M..���������vi,..,,v..rvev wool sock's, soft and wan  Our Dr^smakin, Parh- ^^^ ^ .o y^  ''���������''"��������� i _.f._..L-   of fine  Dress  Materials, in-  ^h'ir prWng1- w. limVon these bty.ish fabrics.  Men's heavy >.rey wool socks, soft *"* ^-gi^i. _  price. 20c.     Sale price .. -...��������������������������� -y" V l..hil.tSl, dmihle-  Men's     Heavy   Scotch   Wool   Uncleism���������".  hvensted Ribbed skirt and cuffs:   iet,ui.u   p������     ^IW  Wednesday ;.   35c. White Sheeting:  for 25c.  Men's and Boy's Suits  Men's Four ^^^^tv^rn^-Xd^r'h;  KKBJ Cj^^trinimings -g-W  & ������vT_ i^l. .us^hort Si "^ of diagonal  SB^s Re"f?,* "   h Storm'colUr.and tab For  throat  well lined; selling to-day at $5.    Wednesday $3-00  $125 Silk Velvet  for 75c  50 .-ird_ onlv Bh-h t_von.3 Silk Velvet, very close pile.  Regular priJe 81.3S   Wednesday '���������"*  X^dits^Feather Boas  for 25c  Boas;   regular  price  Ladies' $8 Jackets  for $6  Ladies'Jacket*,ln fancy^Bo^Onri   Olot^ned  ^SS^ar!,eb_tl-n-rV^  Curtains an d Braiperies  $2.oo CURTAINS FOR $1.50.    .  Wehave50paii, of Swisj^and Brussels We   -J.jrj  tains. 50 inches wide, three y    ds ''"-g-'J $2B0   ,.ine8.  Ivory,   that   are   onr mrt>     " *M*     ������a.|!*^ft llliu,y of  These includeseyer.il diff������"-**"M'*1 tel^ ,l   reduct.on.  each.'and  will   be   sold* at   this  special      .^  Wednesday morning "<"."   Chiidrens  $4 Coats for $2.50  iplete p  .J'ofiouTen^'cgu^;^  s^;Lvir^^r.a.^i.^  ^f copper-^ld ore valued at Iron,  *,_   _>___   r_i-i������   ion.   rtJ.d   trtit-i    biai-Sr'"*  road up Canyon creek,    o  structeO oy  ������ssd_^irirL-rft_.vS  wi tn _ de them to lay down their ore  at Golden at a small figure.. The. e aie  several other most promising ?">������������������.  ir. the Lame belt as the claims of the  Ce taintv Go. and among these may  he mominently mentioned the Cer-  tainPg^Vpn.eon '5-Mile creek   and  the  W_.,Vere-kBne_. th^soutli .ork of  C myon cieek.' The ore on these claims  .Xml0t������28 per cent. .n.copper  ������n<l the cold values are from *S-������* to *!>--���������  vi.-fit ih'.e honanzas to their ownu*  FuiXr west, on Canyon creek,   many.--.   -���������-  copper and gc'.ld claims, *������������������V^  }orkshlce  G^nlherr^ahu^^yke.of  ������ppe'-gold ore of great* value  which  will be thoroughly explored .old  ^r^dL..P^bef...e-another--,yea.-_g<_.eA  hy!   AH these facts goto  prove that  ^^ffi_'KsP^^r  her location and resources wairant.  ���������J?  Children^   Heavy   Beaver   Ch*tb   j^^  hreasted.    Regular price * _; W echiesctay  doulile-  ....$2.50  Jf  A Cleanup in China  The odd and left ovet^���������   P������ec������ ^ ^f ^J,.^e  Ui-oUen assortments of o. 11��������� ij ������-n :Ht ek   1 1  and other lines   hat bho-ild h. out of the       y ont  our new stock >s d.si    yet.   in-  ���������;< th(J  irrespective ol cost, a  a't ,"*,t,1,lif.h,"lrt,.d  attempt  next tew days.    It will  Iw "������J"' ������"  ^   )Uld |,.sS  ?{|a0���������,,P_H-r what1 wJ li-ve    b^n asking     Saturday  inorning we commence this clearance sale.  COVERNMEHT DEFEATED  By One Vote on the' Redistribution Bill  on Friday Night.  VvMCO-VEi..   Feb. at-L.st������ night's  _afe������-S_  hK^ voted with the ������PlV.'s^"n-  The house stands adjourned t.ll Tuesday.  losses.   Gen. Buller on Saturday facedv'  the last and,- scrbngest- position of the.    -   ***"  Boers   which, "barred   his; way.     On  Thursday and Friday he lost 43 officers-,  killed'and  wounded, meaning a total-  loss of from 4P0 to'500. ,\ *  G,eii. White's guns w,orked.ou Saturday upon the Boer positions, and a. * ',���������  heliograph.fi-oiu LfixlVbmith reported,  that the Boers were retreating and.  that larger rations were- being issued*,  in view of. the fact thnt relief seemed..  at hand.  President Steyn and the burghers a_  Mafeking are said to.favor peace.  Winnipeg. Feb. _������.-Major Arnold*  late-of the 90th  Winnipeg,  who was..   "  wounded  at  Modder River,  died oa      .  the 23rd.. ../...  Paardeberg. undated, via' Modder*  -  River, Fen.   25.���������The  Borderers  and  repulsed a Boer attack, in-" ,1.   nR   heavy- loss.  . One   thousand  Boers endeavored to. break   through,  the British lines  and  aid   Cronje oa,  Saturday, trying three or fonr different   ,  kopjes but were met with, a wither.ng-  fusilade.of   bullets -and. galloped off. *  Eighty. Boers surro_ndered.     Most o*^  them   arrived   from    Ladysmith   the.   ,.  same day. ' \  London Feb. 28.���������Latest despatches-  from P_ai*deberg show Cronje's posi- ,  tion not :ts bad. as at first supposed.  Baloon discovered theu_ covei*ed by-  system of burrowing, in the banks,  afford! iir shell er.  Gen. Buller's. march is .being marked,  hv Bhai*p fighting. He reports 12 killed  and 100 wounded on the 20th, and 12.  officers wounded on 23r_.  Capetown, Feb, 26.-Canadian  transport Pomeranian arrived to -day.  In Cape Colony the British arms are-  steadily progressing. Barkley east  isnow in their possession. The Boera  are retreating and have wired Steyn.  for reinforcements ta prevent surren^  -Nothing  official    from   Roberts  or*  i Buller to-day in-reference to  progress-  being made.    The Kellie Koalition KolUpsed.  In the light of .'e'eent events the: fol-l  lowing special despatch to the Small,  published on the _0lh inst.. makes in-  ieic^ting reading. It seems qu.t apparent that Joseph Martin made use of  car own Kellie's transparent eagerness  in get rid of his dear const.tuent- in  Lardeau to lay a trap for the opp^.-  lion into which they have fallen.  The  d"^r_-SC.. Feb. ia_RedUtribu-  Uonal members, 1..1e ������^k ������^8^  riding comprises Revelstoke  ann_-ii"-  _ llewaet minim.  *''"_������1n^ro ^like,  rUHng comprises ^rdeauTrout.I^  S-^o^-ffi |veh|d  .gainst  ���������. redistribution   w"-,-���������'    '   oslt*,()��������� parly I Groe.in   as   ���������_..*������;������   ������w.=.j.    ;--.;���������  * sure* its Passage-^11 il ������^P^ their med! honors: The minor parts v-were well  1 look glum, but '^'"^ta provincial filled, and the audience followed the  J cine.. It is P������*fj*^fXw t_e passage '^imic fortunes of the Prolnty.farndy  _  I election will rapidiv ionow    .  y j wJth       at ;utcre5t fromet_tttoflni������^  of the bill,  Last Night's EntertalntBjenl.  The enterUinme.it given last night.  in the opera house in aid of the English.  church vicarage fund drew a big house.  The pj-gramme was'divided into two.  parts���������a short  -joncert, directed by E.   .  Humphrys,   and the ChimneyCorner,,  a domestic drama in two acta. -, In the.  first part, which contained #������������**������������  eood numbers.  Mrs. Dent. Mr. B-vrber-  land Mr. Sha.w scored successes with  their'vocal selections, and the instrumental trio from Norma, the J���������"^1"*  and guit-ir number and the trio.  of Piano and violin were -������*tly appreciated. In the P*'l>-'TwhJct)ll^!  well staged and put on. T. H^unne  as Old Sol. Mr. and M.*s. "UKsas  Peter and Mrs. Probity, and Mrs ,  Grogan   as   G.ace  Emery,   f.ok.thtt.-  --_���������.-���������  1 ���������'-'..  ;*>-���������. ii*.*.;"| Revelstoke   Herald  or  all  Published In tli<- interests cC  Revelstoke, Laredau, Bis _i_._, Trout  Lake. IlliciUewael,  Albert Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    and    Eagle  Pass  Districts  __   J.OIINSON    ���������    ���������    PUOPIUETO-.  A  Semi��������� W"-_iy  Journal,   published  lu the   interests   oC     Uevelstoke     and  the   surroumlluE   distrlcus.     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To correspond-MILS* We. invite correspondence on any subject of intor-  __t to the Kenernl public, and desire  a rellablo correspondent in every locality surou-idins Revelstoke. in all  eases the. bona lido name of the  -rrlter must accompany manuscript.  tat not necessarily for publlcatliui.  A'ddre.-i all communications  REVIOr-STOKB   HBFtAI_D   o   Notice to Correspondents  I All correspondence must lie legibly written on one side of the paper  eafly.  2. Correspondence containing r ;m-  Eunal matter must bo signed with the  pr-oper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with r-jfarsiice  to anything that has app������ar*j'.l in another paper must first b*s ..ncrfJ for  publication to that paper cbfore it  can  appear In THR HEP.M.D.  entitled to an. Invalid pension should  ho become incapacitated-'for duty hy  any  inilri-ity.  Another very nocessary change in  tho law ia suggested hy clause threo  of Mr. Bavins' bill, which is as  follows.  "In tho can* ol tho retirement of  an ollicer who has risen from tho  ranks, his sorvi-B shall be reckoned  from tho ditto ot his joining the  force as constable.'���������  As tho law stands at .resent a  ranker after twenty-four years' good  service may ho rewarded hy a commission, but his promotion means the  loss of his pension to which lie wcu'id  have becomo entitled within another  year had he continued in tho ranks  and he would an an inspector havo  to commenco a boi-Ioh ot payments into tho miperannuatlon fund,  on the number of which payments  his future retiring allowance would  bo based. Practically ho would  havo to comnionco tho world over  again, without any advantage over  tho  yoiingefit  inspector  in   the  force.  Mr. Bavin's bill embodies the ___���������  <*���������___-..*__��������� which aro necessary for tho  wellboing of the forco, and the government mutt, now pay whether or  not it Ir prepared to abide by the  promises mnUi. in 1S9G. Tho pre_ont  number of mounted police mar seem  to hn Insignificant and their votes  hardly worth looking after, but it  must not bo -forgotten that thoro aro  in tho country a largo number of ox-  pollccmon who take a deep Interest  in tho affair.* of the force, aud a host  of civilians who recognize the valuable services of the police and who  aro prepared to see that tho men are  treated fairly hy tho government  which after all. Is merely the servant  of the public.  WESTERN DEFENGE  THE     HERALD'S    VIEWS    ON    THE  MOUNTED   POLICE   BROUGHT  BEFORE PARLIAMENT  And Approved   by  the   Minister  COST OF THE CONTINGENTS  Th- discussion'on tho resolution to  porrido money to pay Hie cost of the  C_B_diaii contingent- occupied nearly two days of the time of parlia-  jaent last week. Tho nuance minis-  t-c'6 resolutloa asks for two million  dollars, of which sjSoO.OOO' waa aitUior-  iTriL by the orders ir_ council, pro-  yfdljig for the despatch of the two  ������m.-___enis, and 51,150.000 is to pro-  vHVa for tho further outlay in., con-  mujdon wi-h Canadian troops iu the  Transvaal. Mr. Fielding said he  hoped Uiat tho resolution would bo  adapted unanimously.  Sir  Charles Tupper  fully   cudorsed  ail  that thc government proposed  to  do, and   was   rather   compliineatary  to   tho .premier.  He commended  the  wisdom  shown  by Sir   Wilfrid . iu   abandoning    tho  .viqw-s     which    he  took, so  strongly  ' i__jt October when the premier declared that Canadian troops should never  _a used  for any  other purpose   than  t_.e defence  of  Canada-    Sir  Charles  ' said  that the government should not  only send  the troops hut should pay  them.     Tho   premier   and   Mr.   Tarto  had  ar._iac_.-_ this   view   but  it   was  pleasant  to see  that    they    had   so  far come  round as  to a__re_ to pay  tha men while in Africa tho dif������er-  _nce between the imperial and Canadian scale.   The leader of lihe opposition ."would  have  gone  farther  and  relieved the home government of all  charges  in  connexion  with   the  Canadians.    But when ho thought of tho  position  taken  by  the    premier  four  months ago,' and    noticed what  had  been accomplished since, he was disposed to be  grateful for    what   had  bean  secured.  After Mr. Bourassa and Mr. Monet  had made speeches in favor of the  Boers,'Mr. Davin replied ably to -h.  ,axguments of both, gentlemen, but  excused their conduct on the ground  thai tbey were simply following the  course laid down by tha premier  Himself.  Sir Wilfrid had only once in his  career as prime minister expressed  a positive opinion. That was when  ha took strong and positive ground  against sending a contingent to  Africa. A. few days later he treated  his opinion, with the contempt it  deserved, but it is not surprising  that one of his moro independent followers should prefer the Laurier of  October 4"_ to the Laurier of October 14th.   ���������i___k__a^__tobe-rt_on--reminded .___y___P__ __  mier-that he h;_d pronounced Canada  _ nation and asked him why he did  sot propose that Canada should pay  her -own troops like a nation. He  admiU-d that a century ago some  nations had hired out their army for  other countries to pay, but he thought  mat Canadians were not Hessians.  . "When the day of reckoning comes,"  ha said, "and it will come soon if  mis goTernment is alive to see it,  ��������� Canada should ask for the vouchers  and .give Britain a check for every  dollar spent by the mother country  on the Canadian  troops."  It miiBt grievo Hewitt Bostock, M.  P., to loam that his own private  press cannot yelp with tho picture-quo vigor  ot tho  British Columbia  ���������journal -which, denounces llou. Jos.  Martin as a "purple nosed prairie  dog."  Frank Oliver, M.P., In tho Edmonton Bulletin, describing Hon. Goo. B.  Foster's Bpeech in tho South African  contingent debate said: .'Only in his  peroration did ho riso to tho height wor  thy of himself and of the occasolon  when ho described tho depth of interest of tho individual parts of thc  empire in the success and greatness  of -he empire as a whole. What ho  said on this point was right and was  well said, and deserved tho three  cheers with which it was greeted by  hja party friends in tho house. ilti  might just as well have boen cheered  by his opponents, as it contained no  reflection upon them and voiced their  senVtmentn aa well.'"   ,-  TAW  ON   S3I.AT12S  O me  U'l  At  week,   when  surrounded     by  MR. OAVIN'S POLICE   PENSION    BILL  Mr. _D-*.v*in _ bill to amend the law  relating to pensions in the North  West Mounted Police is nothing loss  than an attempt to fulfill the prom-  i<-_5 made to the members of the  force prior to the general elections  of 1836. At that time nothing was  said to he good 'enough for tho members of the force, and politicians of  ..both creeds who thought it well to  stand in with the police vied with  each other in their desire to better  the condition of the men.  Mr.  Davin,  it must in all   fairness  be.   admitted   has   been     faithful   to  his  ante election   promises.    He has  more  than  once  called  the attention  of the government to the question of  amending the police pension act, and  having failed  in getting   the government  to   do   anything,   has    himself  brought in  a  bill  dealing  with    the  matter.   Such   is   the  peculiar   parliamentary   methods   of   Canada   under  the   present     regime,   it   is   doubtful  whether   Mr.   Davin's  bill'   will   ever  become  law,  if  for  no  other  reason  than  that the  government could not  claim   the  credit   of   having   brought  about any benefits which may accrue  from  it.    The proposals* contained  in  tbe  bill are, however,  eminently fair  and  reasonable.    Mr.   Davin proposes  to  repeal  thc act of 1S98  which  was  p&saeii with a great flourish of trumpets but which on   examination  was  found   to  ho  practically_ useless,   and  to  fall   back  on  the old act of 1830,  which  he proposes to amend  in such  a way as to meet the reasonable requirements of the police force. Under  the new act, should the bill  become  law, section-  3  and  -1   of  the  act of  1SS9   are  repaaled   so  as   to   give  to  men   of   twenty     year.*;'    s=rv_ce  the  advantages   at   present   conferred   on  men   of   twenty-five    years'   service.  A man of tea years service  will be'tremendous  force.  .in'  paw  went   skulin'  ye-le'day  ���������1  bet li you  bin    urlong   'at   yu'd  ii-laft'd   'til  yu'd   u-sl.oulc   clean   th'o',  paw   iL-skiitin'���������lie   Wl*   me   when  wc got  to th'  crick  He'd cut sum fancy capers for me if  ih'  ice  wuz thick;  Paw se_ 'at when he wuz a boy they  wunri'i  unny   wun  Cu*d s-iite as last er cut wun lm t til  dlilPt.   wot he  dun.  So when paw got his skates on good  all reddy V   begin  He stood   ul>  strate an'  sez  t   mo,     .  guess I'll Jlst start in  By  cuttin' a spread-eagle like I ustor  do."   nen he  1st  got  up  steam   an'   lit  out  like   a  Injun���������Jimminee'.  An'   nen  he  ist fell  down    kerflop  an  urack'd th' Ice an 'tore  Ills  pant-  and  skinned  his    nose   an  ist lade whare he fell an'  swore.  Nen paw  took his skate'* right off an'  sex  t' me,  "See here  Yung  man,  you  cum   right  home    ill.  m-���������don't et mc  kech y"  ncer  Th'  ice agin  this winter, an   now you  mind wot I say;  1  won't let my boy waste his lime in  ennv  slch  fool way,"  As we   -.-ilk'd home T laft'd out loud.  but 1 don't  think paw herd.  Co_ he ist lip'd  erlong ahed  an    nuv-  ver sud a wurd  ���������Newt    Nfcwkirk    in      Ohio      -ta.c*  Journal.   o-   KasSo has declared a quarantine  against Nelson owing to the existence of small pox in the latter city.  For the week ending Saturday, the  17th, the receipts of cattle at Chicago  were 51,807, against 60.00 lo tie previous week and  47,084  for    the  cor-  responding-weel_-of_-18*-:'    __  Thos. A. Edison. Jr.. says he has  succeeded in constructins an ^^"?  miner's lamp which he is satisfied  will be absolutely safe. The supreme  test will be made next  it will he lighted  gun   powder.  J T Limn, locomotive foreman at  Macleo'd, C.'N. R-. who served in the  22nd Oxford Rifle during tho Fenian  raid, has received from'the government his Fenian raid medal.  Card-tone Record: A census just  taken at the instance of the church  authorities gives .the population of  Cardsonc as 955. Mountain View ������-8.  Aetna 362. Leavitt 240, Kimball  "Ward 230, and Card-well 124. .This  makes a population in*this neighhor-  _oo_ of 2289. ,. Th _ inhabitants of  Magrath number 274'and Stirling 2a2.  and altogether , including scattered  ranches, etc.. the total population of  this section can be safely place* 1 at  fully   3000.  John Bremner was accidentally  drowned on Monday night, in Moy.e  lake, B. C. It seems that he and  Soman McLennan were on their way  to the logging camp on the-, west side  of the lake. Both were more or  less under the influence of liquor  when they fell through a huge fissure caused by an ice*, upheaval. McLennan, managed to get out. but was  unable to rescue his friend. An inquest was held by A. .7. Clarke, coroner, and a verdict of accidental  death, caused by drowning, wan given  Major General John P. D. French,  who led the relief force into Kimberley, is 48 years old and first came  into prominence in the Nile *>xpe-  dition of 1884. ' In appearance French  is hardly the ideal cavalry officer.  There is little of the -beau sabrcur"  about him. He is shcrt and thick,  and of rather ungainly flgurr. Although he can stick on a horse ar.  well as anyone, rides with a strong  scat, and is indefail'<.ihle in ��������� the  saddle, he is not al all .*. pretty horseman. His mind is mo _ act on essentials on effective. In-I'crship with  all it means, rather than on what  soldiors call "spit ai.d polish." the  external appearance .ind not thn.  true inwardness of th".*-.-_���������. His mental caliber is undoubtedly high; he  is sound in judgmen. clear headed,  patient, taking e...ything as it  comes, the rough wit'i thc smooth;  but h*- i:> always on th.- spot, willing  to wait, and still mor* ready to act.  ���������when   tho ' opportunity   comes,   with.  (From Hansard).  The   house   resumed   adjourned   debate  on   the   proponed   motion   of  Mr.  DiLvln:  That in the opinion of this house it'  i.i the duty of tho _juvernh_e.it to al  once niako provision for the defence  ot Manitoba and the North "West  Territories, and that more particularly provision should be made whereby  rlflo associations, duly formed, shall  be provided with military Instruction,  as well as with rifles and ammunition,  Mr. N. -\ Davin (Weal Asslnlbola):  Tho minister of militia (Mr. Borden)  knows that I made some suggestion to  him In regard lo the contingent-, and  lie know., well that I made thorn  with the solo doslre to further hU  work. This matter that I am bringing lK-ore tho house lu of too much  importance to admit of thinking of it  in connection with any other end or  aim than the Interests ot the North  West Territories. "We are at the present tltno in a position In the North  West Territories in which we need  defence from within, and defence, It  may be against the attacks from without. WO havo a large Indian population and a large population of half-  breeds, and I may say that owing to  the fact that the commission did not  complete its work, there Is a great  deal of discontent amongst them.  Now, the Mounted Police practically  no longer exists.  Tlio prime minister: Oh, no*. It  docs exist.  Mr. Davin: I wish to read an article  which appeared in The Calgary  Herald, which is published over 000  miles west of where I live. Calgary  Is practically the capital of Southern  Alberta, if not of all Alberta. This  is what thai paper says:  "The announcement that volunteers  for Strathcona's Horse will be accepted from the oflicers and men ot  the North West Mounted Police force  will be received with a good deal of  surprise and disgust by lhe people of  the Territories."  Last* night, when I "referred to this,  I guarded myself from endorsing that  view. I read this for the purpose of  showing that there is a sense of alarm  in the Territories. I do not see how  anything better could be done than  lo take officers from the Mounted  Police, because it would be much  easier lo get others to do the work of  these gentlemen in the Territories  than to gel men of the same ability  to do tho work that has to be done in  South Africa.     This article goes on:  "The police force, when it was 1,000  strong, was no stronger than waa  necessary, and since that time it has  been systematically reduced, while  the*   population    has    materially    in-  charactor  will  disappear.       What    I  suggest is, that as far west as Swift  Current corps of mounted rifles without   horses   should   be   formed.   Westt  of there each man might bo required  without   Inconvenience     to   have    his  own horse.     Thnt Is to say, let thorn  be drilled as mounted riflemen. Thoy  can easily  get  the loan of horses for  the time being.     Let them be taught  to ride, as well aa drill;   let  them,  at  ltcgina  or  uny  other  point,   pusb  an  examination     as     export     horsemen  at  the hands of the    riding    master;  and let them also pass an. examination in drill at the hands of the drill  sergeant.     In that way you will have  man fights on foot;  but you have got  because .after all,  the mounted riflemen flghtH on foot;  but you have got  rid of what would  be a bar to your  scheme,   by   requiring   each    man   tot  BUpply  his   horse  at  first.      Some   of  them  would  do  it.      For instance,  at  1-eglna,   at   Qu'Appelle   station,   and  at other points, some men would supply  Iheir horses;  but at least  75  per  cent of those who would desire to bo  drilled and arc good horsemen would  not have their horses, and would find  tho' necessity of providing a   horse a  bar.  I suggest,  therefore,  that action  be taken at once. "We have heard talk,  which I hope Is pure talk of a Fenian  raid on thu part of some loose tongu-  ed   Hcoundrelu   below   the   line.      The  Hitnw  thing  was    talked    of    in 1885,  when some men came across the nnu  and   caused   some   trouble.      Some  of  thesii men havo beon talking of visiting tho North West.     You have the  possibility of an  attempt being mado  to    disturb    the    public    from    that  quarter, or from some   particular reserve, or on behalf of those who disturbed it in 1885, bo that   I think the  government cannot take a course that  will  commend Itself more to patriotism   and  to  the  needs   of  the  North  West at present than for the minister  of militia to at once take steps to see  that   those  gentlemen,   who  deslro  lo  put themselves  in harness today and  strike a blow if necessary for Canada,  for   their homes  and  families, put  in  such a position that they would be fit  to   do  the  work    efficiently    and    be  given possession of the requisite arms.  I do not think it necessary for me to  say anything further, and I hope that  we may. hear something from my hon.  friend   the   minister   of   militia    that  will  bo satisfying  to  that portion of  the North West for whom I speak.  I'S BAY  COMPANY.  -~  l������-4������4^.������l������-ftJM*-i-M������i������ifr  .WC ORPOBAT ED 16 TO  Our.  The  Uevelstoke Herald  (SEMUWEEKLY)  creased.  -.  "The lforald has time after time  pointed out the gross injustice to the  settlers of this country of depleting  the strength of this body of men by  repeated drafts for the Yukon, and  il was thought that the limit had,been  reached when the few men who were  left  were ordered   to  South  Africa.  "Now. however. It seems that the  police are to be wiped out of existence altogelhor. It volunteers are  needed for Strathcona's Horse, every  member of the force who has not already been accepted will feel it his  duty to volunteer.' This is all right  and proper from the policeman's point  ot view, but how about the settlers of  the North West who are indebted to  the police for the existence of law and  order in this new country? Every  settlement in tbe Territories objects to  what is being done, and has said so  as plainly as it has been possible to  say it. The press of the Territories,  regardless ot politics, are a unit in  demanding that the force be restored  to something like its strength four  years ago.but not only is* no notice  taken of the just demands of tho  __ODle"���������-U--eve_��������� the���������few��������� rem ain'._.*���������-  men ar- now wanted elsewhere. The  people have sufficiently good memories to recall the special promises  that were made regarding the police  torce when the Liberal party were  seeking office, and they well know-  how to treat in the future thos_ politicians who have bo unblushlng-ly  violated   their  most  sacred  pledee.  I read thb. for the��������� Dirpcme of showing that a public journal in the town  ot Calgary, which is one of the moRt  considerable towns in the North Went  Territories, feels it necessary to sound  a' note of alarm, and what I would  suggest Is this, that means be at once  taken, first, to Instruct and as noon  as may be arm rifle corps nt different centre* In the North West Territories. There is a. rifle corps at  Moose Jaw.  whom  the departments of  militia, when It was pronlded over,  by Mr. Patterson, r think, supplied  with Snider rifles. The Snider rifl<;  is now an obsolete arm. They would  like to he supplied with Lee-Metford  rifles. Then there la a strong desire  on the pari of large numbers���������I have  the names of some 40 gentlemen In  Swift Current���������who want to join a  rifle- corps. T have also communications from gentlemen at Medicine  liar, to the same effect; and r have  received a letter from Edmonton saying that there nrc gentlemen there-  who desire to form a rifle corps. Here  is this desire on the part of the peoplf  of the North West in various centres  lo fil thfrnsolves without pay, without'  any expense, to do th(> work required.  I have had a few words with the  minister of militia, from which I infer that he looks sympathetically on  the cnursf tha.l should br. taken.  When General Hutton was out wpsI,  I met him. I at tended his meetings,  and hcaicl hia scheme explained; and  any little* Inflwiic-f I had T r.-lvc in  support of his scheme. Since General  Till I ton, however, has com" east, ,-ind  other events have occurred, and f have  been ablo to meet the people, I havo  found thai even It lhe same circumstance- existed today that existed  when General Hutton was th**re. his  scheme of mounted rifles, enfh man  having a horse ot his own, is not  re.islbl- ia n.ll parts of Manitoba and  the North West Territories; ami the  suggestion r have to make to the government is this. Part of il sounds  at first like .'t bull; but after It is  looked  into more closely,  it������ bull-like  Dr. Borden's Reply.  Dr.  Borden  in   reply  to  Mr.   Davin  said  that- a large  number    of    police  had been  withdrawn  to go  to 'South  Africa and he might now assure the  house and the public   that it .'was the  intention   of   tho   government   to   till  up promptly the  ranks of that force.  Everyone would  agree that'no better  men   could  have  been   sent  to  South  Africa to assist Britain.     The squadrons had gone as a result of the ac-,  Hon of the government and in .addition  Lord Strathcona was  now  equipping and sending out at his own expense three other squadrons, composed of policemen and others who were  specially qualified for such work. The  ranks would  be  filled  up  to. what it  was before  the  draft was made upon  it.      In regard to the question of the  defence of the North West Territories,  Manitoba   and   British    Columbia,-   it  was   before   the   government  for   the  past 18 months.     The question was a  difficult   and   expensive   one,   but   It  should be grappled with.     Dr. Borden  was also ot tlie opinion that rifle associations should be encamped    in the  -western  country  and  the  department  would  do all    it could    by supplying  ammunition, rifles.and necessary    in-  tructions.     The soldiers of the future  in   a  country   like    this    should    be  mounted   rifles.       The     war    brought  this out.     It was his intention to inaugurate squads of mounted rifles in  Manitoba,  the North West Territories  and  British   Columbia.      A  beginning  would be  made this  year in the way  of   organizing   special    corps    in     tho  North  West of mounted   rifles.     The  work    ot   organization  could    go    on  even if all the men had not horses..  Discount  tS^&lG   a   ���������   ���������   ���������  Is still going on and  there are still bar***  gains to be obtained  in Dry Goods. Hun^  dreds of our cus**1  tomcrs have taken  advantage of the low  prices we are .now  quoting'and they are  stillbuying  Between now and the  1st of March you will  save money by com-*  ing to us.  Hudson's Bay Stores  , CALGARY.  Is the leading newspaper ot  Ot* great minin, district* of  W_K Kootenay. It fired nXl  _U latest minln_, telegrap-  hi- and local news, written up  t_ __U-__tte. reliable and raa_-  able artlolBa from unque_U___i-  able Information. It enjoys'  a largo circulation and la eo������-  ���������equently unequalled m aa.  adTartlalng medium In __������'  fl-ld In which It U b_U1__M-  .MptlM $2.00 Per Hnnilm  $1.25 For Six. Montis,,.  StrlsUu in Uwm.  It takes a foremost plaea la  _U raea for prominence and  popularity wi-i .U-lnesa  houaes and aa a -O-MQuenc*  -OM mora butinwa with  thoae re-juring printed atatl-  aner. and office auppllM than  any other printing   ���������ata-llsh-  ment in Eastern British __1-  vmbla. The class ol weak'  turned out has been pronottn-  >Md equal to any thins of t_*  kind axec-ted in tha latrga  altlea by much largt* __>___���������  ���������rias.  A SOCIETY  IMPOSTBR  Job Printing Department  Owing to the continued high price  of crude rubber, it is expected that  _ immediate advance will be mad-  in the price of rubber footwear and  merchants throughout, the country,  bave_b.ad_notiflcation  to that   effect.  In tho,lodge of  Sway-Backed Susan,  JLeader of tho Ute four hundred.  All the kings and queens of fashion  That the fragrant tribe could boast of I  Gathered for a festal blowout. * '  There was Dick and Mrs.  Bull Ek,  .Bul-bous-Noso and his best suuawlet.  Miss  Tho-Gi.l-Who-Has-No-Sox-On,    ���������  Besseyo  Knock���������the-Fellows-Sllly,    .  Pollye fillyn Skins-the-Rabblt,     .  Sleepy Jim- and Chicken Swiper,  Colonel    Skunk - That - Spikes - the*-  lireezes,  Mam'selT       Don't-You-Wish-You-Had  Me,  And a lofof other flyers  From the garden crop of fashion.  'Tvyas the annual number given  By fair Sway-Back-Sue in honor  Of the death  of her last husband.  Who was angblized quite sudden  By  an export  quick-shot paleface  'Round    whose      hen-house    he    was  snooping.  In the* chafing dish the dog meat  From a blooded bull pup simmered,  On the coala thee trip was broiling.  And the heavenly aroma  Percolating through the wigwam  Started  eevry nose in twitching  Thrilled with  fond anticipation:  Gaily spend tho danse du ventre ���������  To the beating of the tom-tom.  And  the beaded  perspiration  Stood upon the smoke cured faces, *  Like tho warts upon the hop toad.  Suddenly a shriek of horror  Marked with streak of indignation  Burst    from    out    of    Sway-Backed-  Susan,  And she swatted Messleur Bull Elk  On the ear and swiftly kicked him  Through the portal of the teepee  Out into  the  shimmering moonlight!  He had claimed to be a blue-blood,  A society example,  Lacking not a high flown feature,'  And as such had won her favor,  But she then and there discovered  That he was a base  Imposter,  For- to her he had admitted  In a literary confab  That he'd not read "David Harum."  ���������Denver Post.  Is equipped with tha latest  faces in type designs and all .  work entrusted to The Herald  to handled ' by , azpriencad  workmen who thoroughly an- -  -srstand the proper ase of the  material at thai. ____-_!.  The Herald doea not alalia to  be the only printing hones ta  tho district but It  to bo  -horoiIa-lpp-Yo-Dat. In  Everu PaftiBillar   ;  __>*._ in a position to Rivs as  good value for tho money, expended, elthor for advertising  space in Us publication or  for Job printing, as can be  given by any other house of-  the kind in'British Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All wofk  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. .*' One pries to all.  Mo job can be too larg* or ,  too small for The. HeraM'a  consideration. Special attention given   to orders by mall.  A. Jx^.riSONa Proprietor,  PUBLICATION DAYS : Wednesdays and Saturdays.  LIMITED.  CAPITAL $1,000,000  FIRST BLOCK  IN   ONE DOLLAR SHARES.    400,000 IN THE TREASURY  OF TREASURY SHARES  NOW ON THE MARKET    _.A  FOR A LIMITED TIMEI AT   10  CENTS.  DIRECTORS  Wm. F. Cochkank,  Manager  The   Cochrane   Ranch,   Limited, Macleod.  Managing  John  Director  J.   You KG  of   Tlie   LJalgarj. Herald,  W. B. Poor.,  President Great  Western Mines,  Limited,  Ferguson and Revelstoke.  J.    D.    G-KAJ1AM,  Gold  Commissioner,  Atlin,  B. C  F. W.* Godsal,  Rancher,   Pincher   Creek  Grco.   S.   McCaktkk,   Solicitor,   Revelstoke.  . W. M. Brown, Proprietor   St    Leon   Hot^ ^Springs,   Revelstoke.  The Double Eagle Company has been formed for the purpose, not only of mining its present propertie*  but o acquiring promising claims ;md developing-' them to an extent that will'justify their sales to English and  other companies at a profit. The company already owns and has paid for. in full, the Trilby ��������� and Old __aul  properties in the famous Fish River district, and a three-quarters interest in the, .-May. Bee -mine, in the  Lardeau district one and a half miles from'Ferguson Sufficient promoter's shares have*-been set aside for the  purchase  of the remaining  quarter. ,-   . .'���������"'���������" .  The May Hoc 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  1.02 bv Mr. W. B. Pool (who has been appointed manager of* the Double Eagle Co.). Both claims carry identically  thc same rich ore on the surface and the same remarkable ledge runs through both, carrying high values  in gold, copper, silver and lead. The promoters have already spent $4,000 in developing the May Bee, with  excellent results, and in order to place the mine quickly on a shipping basis the company now offers the public  the opportunity, of investing to a limited extent in fully paid and non-assessable treasury shares (par value.  Si)   at   10  cents each.  Shares will be sold in blocks of 100 and upwards. ;  the sale  of shares  from the market - at   any time    without   notice..  A. H. HOLDICH, REVELSTOKE,  The  company  reserves  the right to   withdraw  Applications  may  be  sent  to thc  Secretary,  ���������  Or to JHO. J. YOUNG, HERALD BLOCK, CALGARY. /)b  i;  m  fife  m$-  W :  mM  tm  Si  ft  The Lion of Africa" Hemmed in  on All Sides  ASKS FOR AN ARMISTICE TO BURY HIS DEAD  Boer Reinforcements are Severely  ������'i        Defeated  Lod: Roberts' Admiration for Canadian Gallantry  Since their Arrival in Africa  L-Sdou. Feb. 22.���������No Information  _.__���������. LiritWh Bourecti has .yet been _1-  10-Otl to trait-plre ub to uiiy Html !,re-  HUU_ W. or even aa to the course or  Una .IlsliU__ in the Free State. Tli-  UoL-ru on tne other nana claim to have  mora thuja, held-their own up to Monday, but there Ib no eugge-tlon as lo  what baa transpired Bluce then. Ge.t-  , oral Cronjo in * undoubtedly: lighting  doBBedly ___lm*t odds und aa the war  _-iUc������! continues to be silent It must be  ouncluded that the Boer commander  _t_> not so (ur met his Waterloo.  __.ore.ver nothing is known as- to  ���������Blitit took place Monday, Tuesday  'Aud* yesterday. Tho absence otde-  UUla from .. -Lord Kobert-' despatch  .contrasted with his rather full narra-  'Uvea during the Hrst part ot his operations produces uneasiness'*" among  military observers. All the com-  __.e*nt' ot the : morning . papers, both  editorial and critical,, is'.-'tinged with  the disturbing suggestion'that*despite  hard fighting General Cronje has been  able to beat;off his pursuers, has escaped, and  18 being reinforced by: rail  from Liadysmllh and by- forces on;  fool and horse _,f rom north .. Capo  Colony as well as the. late: beleaguers of Kimberley. However, this may  be, public opinion will not bo reassured until the war .ofllcc issues explicit  statements of success -which would.  clear away tho gathering doubts respecting the uninterrupted ! success of  Lord Roberts'iforward move,';. 'No one  doubts his ultimate success, but  there is ., fear of a temporary disap-  ; pointment, and that a lot of; hard  fighting is yet ahead of the British.  London. Feb. 22.���������The Daily Mail  him' the following despatch from Lor-  _*>-0 Marquoz,' dated .'���������.-���������.February ;> 81.  It. ia reported that Dewert won a,  "brilliant victory . over the * British  troops at Modder Kiver." General  Dutolt  reports  being' defeated  by  the  . British cavalry column 'which got - Into  Kimberley.      He retreated to  Rlv-  ,e-ton,. 16 -miles north of Kimberley  ���������with-all his guns lost and seven men  'General Cronje succeeded in getting  through a message to KofCyfonteln  with the news that he Is holding all  his.positions and that tho Boer cordon  'is  around Kimberley again.  London, Feb. 22.���������The war office received the following despatch .. from  -Lord Roberts: ' ��������� '  Paardeberg, ' Tuesday, Feb. 20.���������  lietween * February 16 ��������� and February  , 18 Major General; Knox was '^wounded,  Major General MacDonald severely  wounded, "and Lieutenant Colonel Aid-  worth  was  killed.     ' -  . "  Free State railroads will be able to  transport hurriedly; a groat number  of men and horaeti. From the available information received here. It appears that-Lord Iloberts has completely surrounded Gonoral Cronje  with artillery, thus relieving the other  anna. The military experts assert  he has plenty to defeat all reinforcements of the Boers, as they arrive In  detail, as he has already started doing.  The fact that Gonoral Cronjo asked  for an armistice points to great losses  as well as Indicating that he recognized that his hope llee in securing  delay In order to allow Boer reinforcements to create a diversion tn Lord  Roberts'   rear.  Paardeberg Drift, Orange Free  State, Feb.20.���������General Cronjes ma.6-  nlticent night ; march from MaBors-  fontoln now seems llkely'to end in  disaster. The main body of tho Boers  aro enclosed in.a terrible, death, trap.  Tho enomy are hiding in the bed of  tho Modder River, commanded by  British artillery, and enclosed on  the east and weBt by British infantry.  Sunday witnessed a gallant stand  on the part .of th.  retreating forces.  Tired and harrassod, they , still  maintained a bold front.  London, Feb. 23���������The war office  recelvod a message from Lord Roberts  which was .delayed in transmission,  dated Paardeberg, .Feb. 21: Yesterday afternoon, I was satisfied after a  careful reconnaisanc e in, force of the  enemy's position,, that I could  not assault it -without very heavy  loss, which *��������� I was most anxious to  avoid. Accordingly I decided to  bomDord him ��������� with artillery ana  turn my attention to the enemy's reinforcements. The, result was most  satisfactory. Tho Boers were driven  off  in   all   directions,    losing  many  T.1LU--1.    ins,   __-l'*.    l_-_    _____   au. C-i    ._���������_������������������   I.  ...    , .     ' . _.-.-,���������.  killed.     According to the. same pap.ers.|'���������'-*6a and Womided and 50 prisoners  'London, Feb. 22.���������The bustle at the  war otnee gave conlidence to the reports that important 'news had been  received from Lord Roberts. .But an  announcement was made that* nothing  would be given out. As correspond-  -ents wilh Lord Roberts are silent,  telegrams from , Boer sources receive  some credence. ���������' The latter avert thut  G_neral ..Cronje, while 'the British  were endeavoring to surround him at  Paardeberg and Koodosrund received  'reinforcements under Dewert, and  that together the Boer commanders  fought the British to a standstill.'- .  A    special" correspondent    at   .Cape  Town, says:  General  Cronje    is   'surrounded    at  . Paardeberg,  but   is    offering    a stubborn   resistance.      The     British    are  shelling the Boers vigorously  and e*t-  ... "Pect" to capture  the .whole force."  " Lord Roberts'  list of 4D  killed    and  wounded  officers.. including  two' gen-  ���������ecals  in the  engagements  up  to  Sun-  ' day ovening causes anxiety,   espeeial-  ' ly   when  in   thc  official   list-" neither  ; the   loss  of  the 'Welsh; or Irish  regiments is given.     None of .the mounted  '��������� infantry are included.'    This Is about  the   number  of  officers - ���������' that . fell  at  '*-   Colenso, where the   non-commissioned  officers   and   men   brought    the   total  "..loss  to SOO.      It-is considered  strange  that.' when \ sending   -his   >pasualtles,  - Lord Roberts gives no information- as  lo the  result of the'fighting.      If h_  '   has .sent such a report the war office  is  withholding' it. ,    .  'Ottawa,  Feb.   22.���������The casualties  at  .the Modder river-were brought-to the  "J-attention~ot-p_rliaimcnt_yesterday_by.  Sir   Wilfrid    Laurier.      The    premier  paid* a   beautiful -tribute, to  the  self  ��������� sacrifice of the,Canadians/under their  .-baptism of Are. .     _.-*      ���������'  'Sir  Charles "'Tupper   'seconded    Sir  Wilfrid's  remarks ;r in    the    warmest  ���������inanner.  A  telegram    was    sent   to    Colonel  ������������������.'���������'.Otter* thanking his; men . on \ behalf of  the   government- and   parliament' fori  the  gallantry displayed.  Mr.' Casey moved for all ' papers,  documents, etc., in _onn_ction with  the celebrated. : Conservative cabinet  revolt in 1896.  :-. Davles moved a-, resolution respecting  the  needs   of  a  railway  commission which was ��������� debated.  Mr.  Puttee gave notice of a bill to  ������������������> -amend the Dominion.Elections,Act.  ���������   London, Feb. 33.���������The following has  >     boen received from  the seat' of war:  Paardeberg  Drift,   Feb.  20.���������.One ��������� of  j the   costliest   actlonB  of  the  war   occurred  at  Paardeburg  Drift   on  Sunday,  February 18.       General    Kelly-  Kenny, who was in pursuit of General  "Cronje caught his rear guard at Klip  Drift and  followed    the   burghers to  the Boer laager at Koodersrand.. The  "'. action began at daybreak. The mounted Infantry drove the Boer' rear guard  up  the river towards the  maln^body.'  while  another  body   of   the  mounted  infantry     manoeuvred   on . the    right  front  and  flank of  the  Boers.     The  British   main   body, advanced;? to. outflank the  Boers  laager on ,the north  bank   of   the   river.      General  Kelly-.  Kenny having  seized    the two drifts  'found the Boers strongly enclosed and  ordered an-'attack with the   Highland  brigade   on   the   left,     and     General  Knox's   brigade   on   -the   centre    and  right,   while   General   Smith .Dorrien's  brigade  crossed    the  river  . and    advanced along the north bank;1 On both  the north and south banks,the ground  is level. The advance across thi3 was  deadly and    the British    losses    were  heavy.      The   battle     was   an    exact  repetition  of tho Modder river.      Tlie  ,  soldiers  were  under  fire all  day long  and   all  the  fighting had   no definite  result,   as  the  Boer  laager   was   well  harrionded    and  they remained  there.  The  British   guns :shelled   the,  laager  vigorously and th .Boers confessed to  a lo--.g of over SOO men.      Tho Wrifln  shelling   was    resumed     on     Monday  when Gonpr.-il Crnnir- asked for nn ar-  m.s.t!.!<v     The shelling was continued  TiTePfiiy  over  no   guns     pouring    lead  into the Boer cam...  Tl.<������ rof-olnt of tbe nnws from  PnimlPbcrp. showlne that Lord T".**.l>-  -rts wnf. nersnnnlly .... pttor-rlnto-dlntr  the operation throii-hr-ut In dlfricu't  .to. grasn. Tho roal ��������� pltim.inn It Is  rrenfrally t.i<v.������*.*i ���������>��������� i<nt Lnrd  Roherts in grndunlly ttirhtcnlng lili  Tin or, G������-.ern. Orn-..*.*** r*>r*">5*. Th*.  firt thnt tb_ -Rnnni from T.n'lvoTillh  have��������������������������� .n.rrlvcd In the neighborhood of  T**'.'.rdc.>.Ar(7 p,i*i_nq _nmc nnnrrthor(**lon.  who say they arrived . from Lady  smith two days ago by railroad. They  also say It waa our artillery fire  which caused them to abandon the  kopje they were occupying. Our  loss was two officers, Capt. Campbell of the 9th, Lancers, and Lieutenant Houston ot tho artillery.and four  men slightly* wounded. * . -   . .   ,  ' London, Feb. 23.���������The graphic do-*  tails published this morning of the  lighting which took place at Paardeberg on Sunday shows tho desperate  nature of the resistance General  Cronje Is making in the face of a  superior force. The Boer commandant  occupies an entrenched position in the  bed ot the Modder river at Paardeberg Drift, "which is described as a  veritable death .trap here. The Boors  were surrounded . by the British on  Sunday, the Highland brigade being  ori the'south bank' of the -river \ and  the brigade' of the Sixth division on.  the north bank. The British endeavored, to envelope the Boers, but a'  stubborn resistance was offered and  they were unable to make headway  against the hail of bullets the Boers  poured against them, while the burghers on the other hand could not  leave thei sheltering banks of th������  river, which * formed their natural  breastworks without exposing themselves to tho shells of the -British  artillery. The Highland Brigade Buffered heavily," and as at Magersfontein,* the men. were obliged to lie: prone  owing to the terrible Boer rifle.lire.  The- Canadians formed part of, the  Iforce which, under Colonel Smlth-  Dorrlen, crossed the river at the drif..  in a. vain effort to reach the enemy s  laager. The little body of trooPS  fought gallantly."but were eventually  compelled to fall back with severe  loss, owing' to the terrible,, effects of  the Boer artillery fire.  .OhleveleT, Feb. 21.���������The steady  progress "ot" the ' relieving column is  uninterrupted. - The Boers on Tuesday Vere forced from their last position south of the Tugela, resulting  in the evacuation of Colenso, which  _was_DTpmp_U3>V=occupledlby the' Dublin Fasiilers and Thornycr6ft's-*Horser  A"- Transvaal 'flag "was. .captured -'and  also a" handkerchief, inscribed with  General . Bothas" name. .This ' Is  treBsured as a great trophy.  Colenso, February 21.���������The British  advanced: infantry was subjected to  a'severe musketry* fire,-but they had,  excellent cover and eaau-ltiee were  tew.  Tho Boers . had ' the railroad running from Colenso to Bulwana. The  British continue to discover- large  quantities of ammunition. The Boers  were well supplied with food and a  quantity of' provisions was* left -behind. It. is expected that further resistance will be half hearted and  that Ladysmith will be, reached in  a few days.  London, Feb. 23.���������The Morning Post  publishes a despatch from Ladysmith,  dated; February" 19,Which says: The  bombardment continues with persistency from Bulwana and Blaanwbank.  but is doing small damage.���������'" The garrison is in good spirits over Lord  Roberts' success, and the advance of  General  Buller,. which is now visible.  London, Feb. 23.���������A special despatch  from Paardeburg. dated February-21,  says Commandant Botha has been attempting to relieve . General ���������'������������������. Cronje.  There has been severe 'fighting. < General .-: Botha's -force is .; scattered with  heavy, losses.  A despatch from Sterk3pruce. dated  February 21, says that prominent  rebels.:in that district intend to surrender and. that the Stormberg rebels  will shorty lay down their arms.  London, Feb. 23.���������Boer reports say  that "General Joubert's nerves are unstrung *and that he no longer exercises the chief command.  port as the many relatives in England  of those serving with the Canadian  contingent.  (-T.ta.wri, Fob. 23.���������His excellency,  tho governor general, has received  tho following telegram from Field  Marshal   Lord   Roberts:  "Paardeberg, Feb. 22.���������Tho Canadian regiment haB done admirable  Bervice since its arrival In South  Africa. I deeply regret the heavy  loss It suffered during tho lighting  on the 18th inst, and beg you will  tissur. the people how much we all  hore admire the conspicious gallantry  displayed by our Canadian comrades  on that occasion.  "(Signed)      ROBERTS."  Lond,on, Feb. 23.���������The military crillc  of Tin' Times urges the continuance  of efforts to Bend more troops to  South Africa, so as to be ready for  the many difficulties that must be  surmounted, even after Lord Roberts  has succeeded against General Cronje.  He adds: "The splendid spirit shown  in ��������� Canada, which has Just * received  the first news of the losses incurred  In the service ot tho empire, should  serve to impel us to'greater effort."  The morning papers alludu to tho  thoughtfulness of Lord Roberts In  sending a despatch to the Earl or  Mint*.   ROBERTS  AND  nULLER  Are Marching from One Triumph to  Another  London. Fob. 23.���������Lord Roberts  and General Duller aro' marchine from  one triumph to another, but they  are also acting cautiously and discreetly. Reports ������������������. current ���������' for.. several  days that Cronje'B force had been  surrounded wore confirmed yesterday  by despatches from Capetown.and  Modder River, and by Lord Roberts  himself. An official message from  him, dated "Wednesday stated that he  was satisfied, from the reconnalsance  that the assault upon Cronje's position would be costly, and consequently decided to bombard It, and  also to turn his: attention to the reinforcements which were arriving for  the enemy. The result of the latter  manoeuvres were- satisfactory, .:'��������� since  the enemy ,was driven o_ in all .directions, with heavy Iosb, 50 prisoners being taken.  There is no fresh information for  the public tonight, except a report  from Lord Roberts that food; forage  and coal were going rapidly to Kimberley, and the mines which were  closed will soon ��������� be in operation and  that the population in the adjacent  districts were settling down.  ���������. There was no news from General  Buller yesterday, but the silence Is  attributed to delay in completing the  British line of supplies for Ladysmith. The relief of the garrison is  confidently expected today, if it has  not already been relieved by General  Warren's brigade. While the Boer  forces are still on the right to fight  a rear guard action and obstruct the  passage of Buller's column, it was  hardly creditable that serious resistance would be offered his advance.  Lord Roberts has virtually deprived  the Dutch there of the objective  points eaBt and w<_6t, and compelled  'them to mass their forces in the  Free State to assist Cronje and for  the defence of Bloemfontein and Pretoria.  .���������__"���������"__ total casualties of the War on  the British side are officially reported   as  10,284.  of  C.  company,  late Royal Canadian  InpRIVAT_l A. A. GIBSON, of D.  company,   lute  15th  Argylc Light  In-  U PRIVATE S. MOORE, of C. company, late Duke of York'a Royal  Colonial Hussars.  ' PRIVATE WAYNE, of G. company,  late  S2nd   Queens'   Country Battalion.  private h. h. Mclaughlin, ot  F. company, late Royal Canadian Infantry.  PRIVATE "W. McIVOR, of C. company, late Fifth Royal Scots.  PRIVATE A,  C.  SHAW, of C."  pany,  late of 3rd  Victoria Rifles.  PRIVATE J. A, HUDON, of F.  company, Into of 05th Mount Royal  Rifles.  PRIVATE   A.   J.   TURNER,     of  company,  late Sth Royal  Rifles.  PRIVATE G. P. ROBERTS, Of E.  company, into Second Regiment Canadian Artillery.  PRIVATE J. M. GORMAN, ot C.  company, late of Montreal Field Battery.  PRIVATE A. II. THOMAS, of C.  company, Duke of York's Royal Canadian  Hussars.  PRIVATE A. H. WHEATCRAF, of  B. company,  late "���������*���������'- *"���������'������������������������������������"  MPERIAL BW  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto.  ) Capital Authorized, - $2,500,000.00  Capita! Paid Up, - $2,311,034.00  Ra.t, - ��������� $1,502,172.00  oIC.com-  C.  PRIVATE  H.  IV BRADSHAW, of  late 18th Prince Edward  th Fusiliers.  J.     KING SELL,     of   B.  company,   late  Royal  Canadian  Artillery.  PRIVATE W.M. STEWART, of C.  company.  PRIVATE J. F. USHER, ' of C.  company.  PRIVATE S. M. WARD, of C. company, late Queens' Own Rifles.  PRIVATE JAS. KENNEDY, of C.  company, lato 10th Royal Orenndlera.  PRIVATE J. H. STITTON, of C.  company, late of 1.1th Battalion.  PRIVATE A. MACAULAY. of D.  company.  PRIVATE J. D. COLEWAK of D.  company, late .Srd Ottawa and Carle-  ton Rifle...  PRIVATE .T.  P. company,  Battalion.  PRIVATE D. R. McOILL, of ' C.  company, late Royal Canadian Infantry.  ������������������������������������:.:  ' ��������� . ��������� '  PRIVATE W. HUNTER, of F. company, late 62nd St. John's Fusiliers.  PRIVATE J. A. SCOTT, of F. company, late of 93rd : Cumberland Battalion.  PRIVATE L. LARUE, ot P. company, late 87th Quebec Battalion.  The missing are:  PRIVATE   W.   G.    ADAMS,    of   DJ  company; late 70th Fusiliers.  PRIVATE A. J. BURNS,; of D. company, late 26th Middlesex Light Infantry.  PRIVATE GIFFORD, (no such  name on official list).  PRIVATE JAS. JOHNSON, of G.  company. ��������� '  PRIVATE W. J. REGAN, of A.  company, late *2nd St. John's Fusiliers.  PRIVATE M. F. ADAMS, of H.  company, late 8th Hussars.  PRIVATE B. McCALLUM, of H.  company.  PRIVATE A. ROBERTSON, of H.  company, late 3rd Victoria Rifles.  SUNDAY'S  BATTLE  Taken prisoners:  PRIVATE COBBOLD, of B. company,   (no such name, on: official  list).  PRIVATE F. H. WOOD, of D. company, late 43rd Ottawa and Carleton  Rifles.  PRIVATE WARN, of D. company,  (no such    name    appears    on  official  -PRIVATE M. D. PATEMORE, 0%  D. company, late Royal Canadian  Regiment  of: Infantry.  PRIVATE G. DORSONNEN, ot F.  company,  late Sth'Nicolet Battalion.  Private l. .t. walrh. of h. company, late of 36th-Princess ot Wales  Fusiliers  PRIVATE JAS. DRAKE. ot H.  company, lato 63rd Halifax Rifles.   o   LETTER  FROM A  BOER      ������   *  ���������      DIRECTORS:  H.  S.   Howland,  President  T.R.Morrltt.Vlco-PreB,   St.   Catherines  "William Ramsay, Robort J affray  Hugh  Ryan, -T  Sutherland,  Stayner  Ellas Rodgers  P. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,     Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince       Albert,       Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelatoke,  Ontario: .  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingereoll,  l-iBtowel, Niagara, Falls, Port  Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault St.,  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thoraae,  Toronto, "Wclland, WoodBtock,  Hamilton.     ;   , .  Qnob-c:  Montreal.  8_Tlnga Bank Department���������Deposlti  of $1 and upward* locolred and Interest allowed.  Debenturea���������-foTinclal, Municipal,  and other debentures purchaaed.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������  Avail-Die at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom . "United States,  Europe, India, .China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand etc.  Gold purchased.  This bank   issues Special  Receipts  which, will bo accounted for at any  ot the Hudson's  Bay Co's Posts In  the - Yukon and Northern districts.  A. ft. B. HEARN.  Manager Re-nUtoke Branch  WHITE.   GWI_.-iIM  COTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public,  % Etc.  Taylor Block. McKenzie Avenue.,Rev-  ' elstoke Station.  Money To Loan.  W. White,. J- M- ScotVBL. B.  o c. ���������u-  w"        F. L. awlllim,  HARVEY & McCARTER  .Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at 8- per; cent.  Offices:      Molsons Bank Block.  '.First Street, Revelstoke Station,,B. C.  J. W. Cross, M. D-  ���������_mmm-mrnm.mn?Tmmimimm-miffimmmm  1    THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act ok Pa.rt_i._mk>*t, 1835.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  PAID UP OAPITAt.      - - - -      S2.O00.00O  REST FUND - - - - -      *l,6O0.00O  DIRECTORS:  WM. Molson Mac__*srso>", President;  S. H. Ewino, Vic .-President-,  W. M, Ramsay, S___k_ Fini.kv, Hknuy Ancii.___i-, J. P. Clkohohs,  II. Markland Molsok.  - . ".Voi.l__.TON Thqj-ab, General Manager.  Interest allowed at current  J. D. MOLSON.  ; MA-AQ-R, RKVK-STOKK, B.U.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  , MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave.  P. 1JURNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  Office:   T-ylor  Bloek, Mackcn-s.e   Avenue,  RerelBtoke.  re^r0me-r,.������Ciiy 'o.Rcve'sto e.  pttKSB-TERIA"- CHTJRCH-Royc-toke  ������������������������ Service every Sunday ut 11 a.m. Mid 7_0  p.m. Bib'o C1\bo at 2:i- p.m., to wblch  I Etll nrc welcomo. Prayer i_.-tituig hi U p.m.  evory Wodneaduy.  I;_������V. T. MKNZIKS, Pflulur. *  Reported  List of filled and Wounded  Modder Tttver. Feb. 21.���������The Cana*  dian contingent participated in Sun- l  day's battle. "We forded the Modder \  arter a night march and were engaged  the whole day. The casualties "are  19 killed, CO wounded, 2 missing and G  taken prisoners:  The dead are:  CORPOKAL. GOODFELLOW, late  Fifth Royal" Scots. ���������  PRIVATE   LESTER.      *  PRIVATE  BARRY,  Fusiliers.  PRIVATE J. H. FINDI_A"_. ot C.  company,  late: 3uth   Simcoe Foresters.  PRIVATE "W. L. NANTON. of C.  company, late 10th Royal  Grenadiers.  PRIVATE C. C. JACKSON, of D.  company, late 42nd and Carleton  Rifles.  PRIVATE R. E. LEWIS, of D.  company, late of the North "West:  Mounted Police.  PRIVATE R. _>. TAYLOR, of G.  company,' late Charlestown Engineers.  PRIVATE PATRICK McCREARY,  of G. company, late of 74th Battalion,  of Montreal.  ���������   PRIVATE   A.   McQJJEEN,   late, Sth  Royal Rifles,- Queb-C?  SERGEANT SCOTT, of A. company,* late 5th Regiment Canadian  ���������Artillery.--  ' Lockey "tfcKinnon. of tho Circle  City hotel, Juneau, who is interested  with Fred __lller and Kenneth ; McLaren in Discovery claim on Pine  creek, has received a letter from his  brother, Jack McKinnon, at Colenso,  South Africa, "says the Atlin Claim.  .The'."letter is dated December 1, 1899,  and says:  "I am here in the Boer army fighting hard.. There are 17 1-Soers, 73  Irishmen, and 20 Americans in my  company. I'm 'boss,' the Boer name  for captain. 1 suppose you read a  good   deal - about   this   war,   but  you!  don't   know   a   d ' thing   about   it.  The English are no good. If it were  not'for the Irish regiments they have  we would have run them';; into the: sea  before now." My company has been  in the engagements . around ��������� Ladysmith and has done good work. All  the Irish and ��������� Scotch prisoners join us  as soon as they are captured. Forty  of the Irish in my company were in  the Irish Fusiliers. There are 200  dead English about 400 "feet from my  tent. We have been busy burying  the dead. This piece of paper is  *worth most any price here. A good  horse is worth $S00. Kruger has  promised to put up money to free  Ireland after this war is over. He  says he will land a ship with 1,000  ; Boers' and 100,000 rifles In. Ireland; and  clean  the English out. 4  "Your affectionate brother,  "JOHN McKINNON:  "P. S.���������December 2.���������Had a big  fight last night. One of my men,  named Brady, was shot In the leg by  an.English,prisoner."--.Wo 'didn't do a  thing'  to that prisoner... .,  .   .' "J.  McK."  CATHOLIC   OHUROH ��������� Rbvol-  M__.  _ret and third Hu'idn*.in  month atlo-,30 ant.  REV. FATHER TIIA-EK.  bi OMAN  >���������    BtU-0  Table 'furnished with the choice*  the market affords. ��������� Best Wjnjj  Liquors and Cisars. LarRe, hp**-*  bedrooms. K_tes    $L    _    -������"_"���������������������������  Monthly rate... .    ,  iieiraK-P-jf.  MAUNDRILLB,    of    A.  -PRIVATE  company.  PRIVATE J. H.  SOMERS.  PRIVATE J. LOTT, of A. company,  late 5th Regiment-Canadian Artillery.  PRIVATE J. A. DONEGAN, of, B.  company. -  PRIVATE It. SMITH.- of B. company, late of 36th Mlddl___x Light  Infintry.    PRIVATE :���������'W. ��������� WHITE, of _*- .;eo__.r  pany, late 2lst Essex._*uBil_-rs.  SALVATION ARMY���������Meetlng-everynight  li. their hall oa Front Street  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  and -7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning service. Sabbath school and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invited. Seats free.  REV.S.. .THOMPSON, ��������� Pastor.  ROBERT SAMSON  Rats[$l.oo  DAY  The  Columbia  House.  Good accommodation.'"   A.   good b_r-  well supplied  with choice wim.*-' -  > ,.   . . *  liquors and cigara.  Free Bus Meets All T rain.  Brown  & Pool  Proprietors  CLATWORTHY  AGAIN  of  A.  The wounded are:  CAPTAIN,!!.   M.   ARNOLD,  company.     ' '  -  PRIVATE C. W. DUNCALPE. of A.  company, late of 90th Winnipeg Rifles.  *   PRIVATE   A.     C.   EEACH,     of   -A.  company.  PRIVATE H  A. company.  PRIVATE! R.  company,  PRIVATE H.  E.   NEIBBRQAL.   of  W.   LEEIMAN.  of A.  London, Feb. 23.���������The war office is  still without'-'any information in regard to; the casualties among, the Canadian troops; in South Africa, referred  to in Premier Laurier's speech; and  the officials do not know* from what  source, the lists came to be issued.  Tho war ofllce deprecates ��������� any premature publication and is inclined-to  doubt the slim details cabled here  from Canada.. A representative of the  Associated Press has been Informed  that an arrangement exists that the  CaPe government notifies other colonial governments of casualties In their  forces wh*an the list is received at.  Cape Town from the commander in  chief, thus insuring simultaneous publication In Great Britain and in the  colonlep. This most evidently was  not followed,  as Lord  Roberts s=o far  has not mcintloned Canadian losse.-  except In thi case . of .two ofOcers  wounded.  :    The    Canadian    commis-  , _ .. I ������lonr-r hore and the colonial office are  hut rolTiforreT*-o-ln of -iir>o and m*>n I-'0*1'���������������*.-���������-"- m h j-norance and an-  nre ..l������o r*>ncM-<r T.r.r-1 . nh*>rt������ and 'Vv regarding the truth of the rc-  It Is thought that the Transvaal and  ���������<*V regaramg i_-  ANDREWS, of A.  company,. late of: Eth Regiment Canadian  Artlll*3ry.  PRIVATE F. S. NIXON, of A. company, late of 88th Peelton Battalion.  PRIVATE SMILES, (no such name  on official list).  PRIVATE C. C. THOMPSON, of A.  company, late of 5th Regiment Canadian Artillery.  PRIVATE H. MACKENZIE, of A.  company, late of Royal Canadian Artillery.  PRIVATE C. P. MASON, of D. company, late of 43rd Ottawa and Carleton Rifles.  PRIVATE THREEVES, (no such  name on official list).  SERGEANT G. R. B. SIPPICH," of  B. company, * late, 7th Fusiliers.  PRIVATE R. R. THOMPSON, of D.  company.  PRIVATE C. I*. CLARICE, ot- D.  company.  PRIVATE W. G. RITCHIE, of D.  company, late of 43rd Ottawa and  Carleton  Rifles.  LANCE CORPORAL L. POWER,  of B. company, late Canadian Artillery.  CORPORAL J. SMITH, of B.; company, late 22nd  Oxford  Rifles.  PRIVATE V. F. MARENTELLE.  of B. company. ���������>  PRIVATE A. C. P ADD ON, of B.  company, late  21st Essex Fusiliers.  PRIVATE C.BAUGH. of B. company,   late  Royal   Canadian   Artillery.  PRIVATE ..i C. GREEN, of B. company.  PRIVATE T. MALIJT, of B. company, late ,26th Middlesex Light Infant nr.  PRIVATE C... D. McLAREN, of B.  company, late 7th Fusiliers. .  PRIVATE   J.   B.   CAHLEY,   of   B.  company,  late 30th WelUneton  Rifles.  PRIVATE W. J. VANDERWATER.  of C. company, late of Queens' Own  Rifles.  PRIVATE     R.    H.    MoLAUGHLIN,  The-London Times has the following wmcn is of inieresi in ��������� iia much,  as one oi the principal cnaraciert, was  a Ivionaiker, who went uunh by the  _ldinoutoii route,'-aud is not unknown  here:  Tne lirst chapter in a peculiar case  was concluded at Bow street: on Sat-  urady, when Mr. Harold Davis, of 51  ���������Norm-end. Croyden, was _ummon.il  by Mr. Thomas Eyre Clatworthy, a  civil engineer, tor stealing jewellery  valued at about ������100.  Complainant said that in October  1897 he left his wife and three children, who.:;..were staying at 46, Upper  Bedford: place, and went to* Klondike.  In lhe house he left ������50 in cash and  the Jewelery mentioned, and he ; also  transferred ������450 which he had in - the  bank to tits wife's name. When he  returned in April last he found his  house��������� ' a boarding:, establishment���������in  charge of a manageress, and his wife  had  disappeared.  In December last he. heard she: wan  dead, and he caused ���������; an inquest to be  held, at which the defendant gave  evidence that in October 1893 he went  to complainant's residence and found  Mrs. Clatworthy penniless. He took  her.������ to . Liverpool, where they lived,  together, and: on December 19 she  died, and he registered her death in  the name: of Bertha" Caroline Davis,  the same name appearing on the  coffin plate.  Mr. Daniel Morgan, a pensioned  police, inspector, now in. business for  himself, said that he had ascertained  that the parents of -tho dead woman  had all the jewellery except two diamond ��������� rings, which" were in the -possession   of the  defendant's  solicitor.  At thf* request of thc complainant  the cafse was, adjourned.   o^   It doesnt take a luxury long to  evolute into an actual necessity.  Bad   habits  need , no  cultivation.  One -���������:1s sure to beget- another.  : A typewriter girt without any bad  spells  is  a Jewel.  People who soliloquize may hoar  some good of themselves.  A field battery' upon the march  occupies  240  yards.  When an Arab leaves his home  he always takes it,with him.  Six little children at Kinbrae. Tor-  craav, gave an'' "Absent MlntlpH p.^.������-  par" entertainment and colllected  ������12. 12s.. 9d.  ".'MiSH Amelia Kussner, tbe famous  American artist, .went ; to Kimberloy.  prior to the siege ito paint Mr. *>7^'-de'*-  portrait.  In the Crimean wa.r ���������������������������-.V1t������ ���������-.rifl**-  fired ���������'15.000.000 shots and .killed 21.000  Russians, or one. man to .every 700  shots.  and Drayman-  Draying and delivery work a specialty Teams always ready on shortest  ������.������*..       Co_traot. for iobbln. takon.  S_ Peter*- Church  (Anglican)  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; , li  a.m.* matina^litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, flrst'Sunday"in'the month) ;--  2:30 Sunday .school, or chiidrens'  tervice; -7:30 -.evensong (choral) and  sermon. .Holy .Days���������The Holy  Eucharist Is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school 'at 3:IS.  B. C.| Paget, D. D.. Fmot.  ���������   !    .   >   .       -..J L_������  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe ____r_.ean and Tront Laic������  Saddle'   and     Pack*  always for hire.  Uon>e_  _Freight.ng. and".:T-MM������Bg: ���������_.  specialty.  T  , L, Haig  Notary Public,  Sole Agont for  Revelstoke  Townsite  SSi-ingr. Fire and  Life Insurance. ���������  Offlr������*. Oprofil"-" f.P.R. Depot;  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Land.ng every morn.np. at 7 oclock  for Trout Lake City.    For particulars "write  for irout, _*-- -o CFBA1G fc _UI__MA_I. Thomboi. b I_U-DiNO  HevelstoKe Hospital  Maternity Boom in eoimertMm,  Vaccine   kept    on   band.  Dn.  McK-Ctarie   and   Teffa  ((EVELSTOKE  \%M WOHRS  .Blaclisraithing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Tilting,  TinsmiLhiiig Sbcet Iron  Work, Machinery * lie-  paired.  The Revelstoke  Herald ���������s������-a-'- w������*k>*'i  Has more readers: In North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  does more job printing In the  city than any other paper; It'b  news is more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence Is greater;  .its advertising rates are lowest  circulation' considered; its sub  scrlptlon rate is only. $-.00 pel  annum; it covers the field. Try  it and be -with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B.C.  (aii  x Pacific  Railway  Soo Line  l-EC   ROUTE EAST am* wear  Fir-. e__ ale-po- on ill trains. ��������� ToorIM car*.  p_ao Bevelfrtoke dmilyi'or. Si. Pial; Tu_d������y������*  xnd -������tnrdft-f������ foriToronto;s.Tli>������r__i3_ for-  Montreal and Bosto  DAILY TRAINS  ���������9:00...  8:20..  8;10...   leave���������   arrive  .els toko���������arrive.  " leave....  W������_-  ....1_������"  ...1������:3������:  To and from Kobtcnny Points   leave���������Revelstoke���������arrive 1S:1S  Mining    Work    a   Specialty  The camera will figure very prominently in the present Transvaal war  ���������It was Lord Roberts who recommended Sir George White for the  Victoria  Cross.  Cases marked .'.'Biscuits'' consigned  to the Boers have been .found to contain  Mauser rifles.  ,-^������r --i-_-V  TjKdo?tal_Jns <*-r*d Embalming  R. Howson & Co.,  il.\CK>_XZl-   AVE.  H#:tall Dcv������Iit.������ in Vurrii   ' r .  Tickets Issued and bagKase checked throoe*  to destination  Cheap Rates  to tbe  Old Country  F<*ri������Up������xticnT_rsa<! to time rata, tod for  copies ol, C. P- B. poblicationp, address ne*r_*  loeal'agent or  ' T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent. I_ve_to_e������  W. F. Anc'erv-,TravelUrs: P.-._-i������.er Ageat  Kei-ou, 13. C.  E.   3.   <:*5Tlo-    A-Vi-tin     r-*--n*>"Vi    lVf������*;n__P  Agc-t, Voa-OBT���������', B* C- ,^%'iirasi^jfs^;  m^ifs  .l.i-iaf'j^^i^  Nobody  ShcriH Sui__er  .  >0'!   ; ii .:'-.  Vi  .- .";  :���������  ���������(. :.l  t;'_' .', ~   t* ' j  :..*���������  _ _. i.'*  _'..'.'.  .j_.l  UOTTLE 0-  Compound Syrup  Of White Pine  FOR 75 CENTS A. BOTTLE   AT THE   CANADA DfiUG & BOOK CO., LTD.  UcK_SZIE  AVE..   UEVELSTOKt   STATION.  _*_*p-.\!_.tl  orders   lrumcdlatcly   attendee]   to.  CHAS. K. MCDONALD, Manager.  BORN  Buck���������On Feb, 2*i  U.'Biu-k a son.  to Mi*, and,  Mrs. L-  LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS  ���������Telephone McGregor if you want  ������ ilr������>'.  Ron. T, Mayne Daly went west on  Sumliiy.  A. Johnson, of the Hkrald, left for  Viuicuuvibt l������**t nipht.  ~   0. D. Hour left for -Tew York on a  lnii.in.-ss trip this nioi-uing.  Jmi.es Murphy lias been piizelled ns  coroner for ltie"Qiiesnt;lle district.  PO-ND -A niiisimic wntrh clu.r.n.  Apply Chas. J. Amax,  tobiicconisl.  A hnridri'd blue jxckets went  through for Halifax, on Monday's No.  _.  Mrs. Geo. Snthei-hii-1 and 'family,  htive reluni-d to town from a visit to  the const.  - Mi-H.-litrk-. sister of'A. A. Clarke,  of Bourne Bros., is it. town on visit a to  her brothel*.  ���������If you want trunks and bagRHfre  taken to th. "station or any draying  cull on F. AV. McGregor.  .1. >1. -cott and Mrs. Scott, returned  from theii* honeymoon tout- ul' the  coast on Monday iiiorninK.-  1. T. Brewstei', nianaRer of the  Cnxnes Creek Consolidated, returned  fro... the east on Sunday night.  ���������Dr. Corrigan, dentist, will open  his office over the Caiiada Drug and  Bonk Co.'s store on March 2nd, instead  of Feb. 28lh.  The mayor has received another  application for enlistment in the  proposed B. O. contingent. E. Water-  hon has sent in his name to go.  ���������A consignmert of now _ Raymond  t=ewing niHi .lines just received at R.  Howson's furnit.u-e store. Price $35  each. Call at the store and inspect  them.  ;;' Dr. Cross was obliged.to leave town  again last week to seek medical trent-  uieutat the AViunipeg hospital. He  had to be carried to the station' on a  stretcher.  The   March   Strand   Magazine,    it.  an illustrated article on curious pets,  .  gives a picture   and description   of   a  tame -mountain   goat  owned   by   G.  Lamcntague, of Gulden B. C.  ���������A thing of beauty is a joy for  ever. Call at Bennett's next house  east, of the Cowan block, and inspect  the handsome Drop Cnbinetand other  styles of the celebrated Singer sewing  machine. Feh. 13-4t  NOTE AND COMMENT  Most people are doubtless awuru that  the p.'im'ip.'-l .source of thu Dominion  revenue i.-< the I'l.stouis. It is not  likely, however, that, they are fully  cognizant of the fact that this province  with its comparatively sparse population, figures third on the list of contributors to Ibis department.. It is a  long way behind Ontario and Quebec,  hut still it is easily third. Ontario  contributes a little over ten millions,  Quebec, rat bet- less than nine and a  half, and then, cotnes B. _.'.' with  $2,113,0-7 and Manitoba some way  behind with $1,240,0-3.. Tho Inland  revenue returns show the same story.  Quebec is a little over four millions.  Ontario slightly under. Then comes  our own province with $513,503 and  M .uitolm with a little over half a  milion.  .  SEE THE-  But when we come to expenditure,  there is a very different tale to unfold.  The united contribution of the provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, to .the Customs and Inland  Revenue amounts to $2,769,698. British  Columbia furnishes to both departments, $2,628,490. But the Public  Works..department,, the big spending  department, put up last year for  public buildings, bridges, harbor and  river improvements, etc., in the two  maritime provinces nearly $308,000.  while British Columbia was stood off  with $138,500, or a good deal less than  half what her more favored sisters  by the melancholy Atlantic received.  Kellie's great coalition with Joe  Martin, which was to force the opposition to take their, .redistribution  medicine, collapsed on Friday with a  dull, sickening thud. It almost- looks  as if tho wily Joe had got the (U-eat  Kellie into a little trap.  "as LEADING STORE"  Red Cross  When you have to purcbaso drugs or got a  proscription tilled. See that.tho Red Cross Is  on thc package, It Is a guarantee that the  drugs u������ed aro pure and primo. For not only  Is It Important to have pure drugs, but also  prime drugs. Unfortunately there are many  Inducements ottered to manufacturers to use  drugs, which, although pure, do not serve the  purpose of doing any better than those which  are actually adulterated. These are drugs  which havo boon collected out of season, or  have been badly cured.  Wo use our experience (of nearly 20 yean) In  examining the drugs we use, and you can  dopend upon everything being in the primest  condition.  G.F. Curtis  ���������' THE DRUGGIST "  Successor to the McD. A. Vt. Co..  Red Cross Drug Store  REVELSTOKE STATION.  Harry Godsbe. of St. John's, N. B.,  iiriive.l in town last week to take a  position in C. B. Hume & Co.'s. . He  will be here for about a '.month anil will  then go to Trout Lake City to help in  the branch store there.  F. Buker has sold the Empire Steam  Laundry t o Geo. S. Hogan, who has  been em ployed tl.eie for some time  ' past. The transfer took place on  Monday, Mr. Hogan is bringing' up  his mother and sisters from Ontario,  who will take up their residence here.  - F. Robinson brought into town on  Friday from his logging camp at the  i-anyon, the biggest sleigh load, of logs  that ever came into this town or _ perhaps any other. It looked more like a  load of hay coming along than  a load  - of logs.  B. E.-Drew, manager of the Cash  "Ba.-izar, and Mrs. Drew, are leaving  town at the end of the month. Mr.  Drew has a brother, who was in the  besieged town of Kimberley and  whom he has heard was shot by the  Boers, but whether fatally or not, he  has not been able to ascertain.  Rev. Messrs -Lewlas and Reid  ar. ived in town to-day aud will begin  ������M*evival___sei_vices_-in _Jhe^_Mettiodist  church to-night. Meetings willT-tii.-**"  lnence each night at 8 o'clock and will  lie made bright and cheerful from  start to finish. The pastor and  officials of the church cor cliOly invite  the attendance of the public and the  cooperation of christian people in the  effort to make .thete services a great  success.  The members of the Presbyterian  chinch congregation met yesterday  Hfternoon at Mrs. Clark's residence on  Second street and presented Dr. and  Mrs. McKechnie with a handsome  ���������diver tea service as a parting present.  ;on their leaving for the coast. They  have both ever since coming here.been  active workers of the church and their  loss will be keenly felt. Mrs. McKechnie left on yesterday's Nn. 1 and  the ', doctor intends to follow her  shortly.  The :Herax._ regrets to note the  approaching departure of Dr. Mc-  Km hnie for the coast. As a physician,  citizen and man the doctor is, and has  been ever since his arrival here, held  in the hiithe-st esteem in RevelstoUe.  A man of progressive ideas, he has  actively helped the advancement of  this place as a prominent member of  the -bonrd of trade and as a city  councillor, twice elected. His departure will leave a gap hard to be  filled. The Herald wishes him and  Mrs. McKechnie every kind of happi-  -les. and good':.fortune in their new  sphere of life-work at Vancouver.  Kellie's conscience is getting touchy.  The other night, in speaking on the  proposed redistribution bill, Mr.  Turner said that it "was -meant to  create little pocket borough's."' Kellie  immediately aroso and said '.that "the  opposition leader seemed to think a  pocket borough had been created for  him" (Kellie.) Mr. Turner had not  mentioned Kellie's name, had made no  reference to the Revelstoke riding or  even the VVest Kootenay district.  Why should Kellie' think - the cap  fitted himself and clap it firmly on?  I wonder why, I wonder why!  the original motion of Aid. Kilpatrick  carried by the same figures.  Aid. Abrahamson was informed that  there had been no further correspond  ence over the railway crossing matter.  Aid. Kilpatrick was informed that  there was $50 in the city treasury.  The city solicitor stated that the  amendment to the Railway Assess.  ment Act, which would give the city  poxVer to assess their townsite was in  the hands . of the attorney-general.  Even if it didnot -go through, the provincial government intended to assess  the.C.P. R. townsite here at the same  figures as the city. The council then  adjourned.  In all its grim earnestness is in full swing.  Prices of all goods are STEADILY ADVANCING, especially in.the matter of WOOLEN  GOODS is this the caBe  "Forewarned is forearmed;" Six months ago,  knowing that owing to the scarcity of Wool,  all lines of Woolen Goods would advance in  price before 1900, we ordered direct from the  manufacturers in England, $2,ooo worth  of Men's, Womens' and Children's Hosiery. . This consignment has just arrived, and  is offered to yoa on the basis of the LOW  PRICES, which means that we can sell them  at about the pi ice we ourselves should have to  pay for them  Selling at Cost���������  Women's and Children's  Health Brand Underwear  Children's Lama Boas���������  3oc. to 75c. each.  M. K. Lawson, $���������������?_���������������������������������.���������   Revelstoke  BAKERY  Bread. Cakes,  Pies, Confectionery  JA-.ES GILL & CO.,  The Taylor Block,  McKenzie  Avenue.  A  Full  Line  of Fresh  and   Carefully  Selected Groceries Always in Stock.  ned Rose Degree meoti mwoAvM ^^  Fridays ot each month    White K������������*>,.H9������IJ*  mo-tsfirst, rlday of each month, In Odd! oil-**  Hall.   Visiting brethron welcome. * ���������  H. VARNES. T. E. _. TATLOft, -  SecroUry. rreiiaeni.  LOYAL. ORANGE LODGE  No. x6_S.  Regular meetings aro held In tha  Oddfellow's Half on tho Third Pri-'  day of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially Mylte-  ������������������'���������*EOS. 8_B_D. W.la-  See our line of  PORRIDGE STUFFS.  A. N. SMITH  Baker, Grocer and Confectioner.  Court Mt. B-jf-ie'  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets In tlio Od-feJf'  lows' Halt.on. thosetona  and fourth Mondays of  each -nonthTilMaUl-.  brethren InvlUtd to al-'  tend. '  K.D.J.C.JOJJNSON,  Chief Ranger.  O.W.Ml-rcHKLL,  Hoc-Sec.'  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal- School of Mines, London. '��������� Sevoa- TeaM.  at  Morfa  Works, Swnnnea.    17 ' yea'rs Chlel  Chemist  to Wlgnn Coal and Iron Co.,   Eng.  I.ato chemist and Assavcr, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that all persons  haviiiR claims against the Union Hotel up to  January'..th will be pnld by the undersigned  and that all accounts due to the hotel up to  the same date are to be paid to thu same.  H.A.BROWN.  Revelstoke, Jan. 27. ; tf  Telephone 36. P.O. Box 86.  Savage Bros.  Second Street  ���������s Family Grocers  ....SAVAGE BROS, beg to inform the public  ��������� and their patrons that they have added a  ... .choice line of FBESII GROCERIES to their  :...stock, and are prepared to sell at close  ... .figures for cash". *'  TO LET.    ,  The store lately occupied by F. Ahlin it Co.,  on First street, east. Apply for terms and particulars to F. AHLIN.  __* ���������-_ *_-__���������__ __'-���������-_ _"_���������-���������-���������_-*-���������'_���������*  _.  C. J. Aman  Tobaccos, Pipes, Cigars, Etc.  Scientific Works on Mining, Etc.,  4*  ������   Minerals, Mines and Mlnlng.by Osborn  _���������    Prnspucting,    Locating   and    Valuing  ���������}<       Mines���������by Stretch.  *|*    Handbook of Rocks���������by Kemp.  2    Prospecting for Gold  nud   Silver���������b  X       Crake.  _> ��������� Stamp Milling of Gold Ores���������by Rickard  * -  -. >v-. >i"r'-*--- ���������"."���������'���������*r'v*"W''virT*i',i,'������ I,**p*#"^-^*r^  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,  Birds, Animals,,Etc., pr������seitsa  and mounted.  THIHD 8TREKT, KABT OF.8-HOqL.HO_SB ,  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  The partnership heretofore existing betw, c. '���������  W. F. Crage and Robert H. Mayne carrying   n.  business under thc firm's name and style ui .  Crage & Mayne, at Revelstoke, has this  day)  been dissolved. J  Dated this 26th day of February, 1P(" ;  1*. 1 , MAYNE.    \  Annual Meeting of Sharehold-rs.  The   Carnes  Creek Consolidated  Mines, Limited.  Gold  We still handle  FEED AMD FARM PRODUCE  E's h. simple minded bepfger is our  K_llie and the Manitoba prairie dot?  seems lo have had him ot. several  different kinds of toast.  On Monday afternoon Ni*llie Robin  so.-., the diii.^hier of J. Rnb'.i.Mx. of',  the Queen's hotel, was riding hou.i*  from school on -i-slei|_*li which was  l.ai.iin); ice. Another child alU'inpted  to pfi.i. 1 a seat on the sleigh and in do-  in ���������_: so'pushed lhe little tr'n-l-otf. Tn  fallinp. her right leg f;ot. nudei* the runner and the whole weight of the sleigh  passed over it, hre-iking the small bone  of the leg ju*-t below the knee.  All Purchases delivered free of Charge.  Fresh supply;;! tish every morning.  The annual meeting of. the shareholders of  the above, named company will* be.h-eld on  Tuesday, the thirteenth clay of March, l'.Hli), Ht  tlie hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, nt tbu  office of the (.nmnnny, in Revelstoke, B. C.  Dated this 12th day of Fcbruarv, A.II., WOO.  I, T. BRfiWSTEl l.  .   Secretary.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery  If you want to get fat-  DRINK  LONG'S DUBLIN STOUT ANEl ALE  ���������RKCO MM ENDED BY  BY THE MEDIC AI, PROFESSIO-  Orders left with Mr. Paget. Expressman, or by  mail, will receive prompt attention;   ^  Goods delivered free.  J. E. LONG, Revelstoke Station.  FEEDERS  . H  AND BABY FOODS ������3  A i-UI,I_ LINE'.AT ��������� .%*\  FIELD & BEWS.      S  Bachelor] of Pharmacy, ^__l,  MISS STEELE.  Toacher of Music, Drawing,' and'Painting i.i*  oil and water color. .French, Latin, Mathu-  matlcs. -  Music GO cents per losson of one hour.  Pupils allowed daily practlco on piano frea*.  of charge.  When yon roach Ferguson, B.C.,  Stop at tho _______  Hotel Lardeau  J. Lacohton, Proprietor. ���������  Best *t*2.00 a day house In tho Lardeau. Beat  of cutsluc service.���������Finely equipped ,bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquors and cigars.���������Headquarters for minors and mining men.���������Well  lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnish*.-  Although (he Herald is quite sure  the Mayor and the aldermen concerned were actuated by excellent  motives in holding over the resolution  of the council on the canyon waggon  road, which three weeks ago was  ordered to be forwarded to Victoria,  still that does not excuse the irregularity of the methods employed to do  so. The resolution of the council,  which was quite unanimous, could  only be rescinded, as it waa passed  in open council. The Mayor has no  power to interfere with such a resolu-  "tiO-Texc-epfiitthe council-board.-���������And  in the Herald's opinion the resolution  still stands in spite of the proceedings  tuket. at lost Friday', meeting and  should go foward.  COMING  Now that it Is universally acknowledged thnt my jmtent appliances posi-  tively cure RUPfUH_ ami are  guaranteed to give absolute .nifsfa. tii������n.  I Invite theverv wor-tca������ei>���������INFANTS,  CHILDREN AND ADULTS.  See what our Leading- Physicians Say:���������  Ottawa, December Mth, 1SS9.  1 have much pleasure in testtifyfny; to J. L.  A rmsironu's ability in the mechanical treatment of Hernia or Rupture. He has succe:-*.-  Uilly treated patienw of mine rancini; tn age  from a few months to 9_ years of age. Mo>t of  these patients were aftllcted with very larye  unmanageable Hernia, which lalled to be  relieved "by all the trus-e._ tried. Theyjrincipie  of this patent appliance stems to b** perfect.  The support is directed a^nln^t the seat of the  rupture only, and can be manipulated to  retain accurately.! I unhesitatingly recora-  mend Mr. Armstrong to the consideration of the  profe>sion and the public.  HENRY P. WRIGHT. M. T>..  102 Elgin Street.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our .prices on . '  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  Start a  Bank Account!  mid secure your CLOTHES from  our np-to-ilate tailoring emporium.  We guarantee you n perfect fit.  the best quality of good** on the  market, latest fashions, 'ind we II  iro easy on your bank ' areo'nnt.  We give yon lit. finish iin'.,t)i-il>ty  uiul the work is not do������>e in eist-  ert. sweat-shops.  R. S. WILSON  CALL AND SEE  Guy; Barber, jeweller,  O...P. Ft. WAT-H'INSPl-CTO--  John D. Sibbald  The Animated Specialty Co.  This company will open at the opera  house on Wednesday night for a one  night engagement, at prices within  the reach of all. Gallery 30 cents,  children 25 cents; with all the latest  ���������movinf*; pictures, including the  Jeffetyes- Fitzsimmons fight and "The  Demons' Cave. The folio wine; press  notices speakfor themselves:  The scenes depicted by the Animated Specialty Co. last night were  perfect gems complete in their  sitting.���������Salt Lake Times,  The Animated Specialty Co. is the  attraction at the Oiphentn this week  and ia fast becoming a favorite.���������Denver Herald.  The Animated Specialty Co. drew  large houses and received much praise  for their imique atid novel exhibition.  ���������Portland Newi.  The City Council  jJlet as usual on Friday night. All  present. Communications were received from Chief Bain noting a complaint made in the lower town re  scavengerint; and from S. L. Saunders  reporting that he had taken over the  captaincy of Xo, 2 brigade until the  brigade held another election to till J.  G. Allen's place.  The Public Works committee recommended an appropriation of SHO to  improve the doorway of No. 1 fire hall.  ���������Approved.  The third reading of the bylaw to  repeal the Insurance Companies'license  tax was again postponed.  Aid. McKechnie inquired why the  resolution of the Board of Trade on the  canyon wagon road had not been  forwarded to Victoria as ordered.. A  long discussion followed his question  in which the doctor and. Aid. Newman,  whosupported him, had a long way  the best of the argument. Aid. Peterson favored the council with several  fifteen minute addresses on various  subjects which had transpired during  his residence, hen* since 188-1, none of  which seemed to have any perceptible  rel-ition to chat point at issue. Aid.  Kilpatrick's contention was that the  mayor had vetoed the resolution, a  view of the case which his worship  di-tinetly declined to endorse. Finally  a motion whs made by Aid. Abraham-  son, seconded by Aid. Peterson,  rescinding the resolution altogether.  Aid. Kilpatrick asked that this motion  he ivithcliitwn'ii- it would prevent the  council taking up the matter again at  some future''date this ye.ar, and he  proposed, seconded by Aid. Patrick,  that the matter be laid over for two  weeks. Aid, McKechnie moved in  amendment, seconded by Aid. Newman, that the resolution be reii.dorsed  and sent forward. The amend men t  was defeated by a vote of & to 2 and  Otta- b, r.cc*-ber T6th, 1������S9  - PEAR SIR: "in ay p-a-tic. I ncces-itrily  meet with many cis-es ot Hernia or Ruptur_  Durlnsr the past 19 years I have had occasion to  use .trusses of many patterns, with the usual  results obtained from belt and sprinc trusse*.  viz: very unsatisfactory. Until I recommended  your patent appliances adju.ted by yourself,  all have been little better than useless. J  voluntarily, recommended anyone i-ailcied  with Hernia to apply lo youat once and I have  no doubt that every Intelligent physician, as  he becomes aware of your ability to cure  rupture, will gladly recommend you to hlit  patients.  A. A. HENDKKSON", M. _.,  414. Albert Street.  FOR LADIES ONLY.  I have the privlloce of referring )*"������ to  several of the mn������t reliable ladies cure������l by my  appliances, ineludlni. the wife of a prominent  minister of the ifospel; wife of a prominent  lawyer, wives of two merchants; Inrludlnj. a  lady 68 years old. and mother of one of our  most prominent merchants. These ladleshave  not worn any support from one to four years,  and mo . of them three years. Call for  reference at Five Sisters- Block.  I Will Be At the VICTORIA HOTEL  MONDAY AND TUESDAY,  March i_th and 13th.  J. L. ARMSTRONG, D. S.  T-5.CALL EAULYj?*  Sole Agent  "For the Revelstoke  Townsite  Anthracite Coal...  ���������__---__-^'i"i--'-'i'-'i">'i'---*--������^*  1 Repairing j  1 - Watchesi  A That's our Specialty. We also carry a  4. line of Watches, SJlvcrwarc. Gold and  4. allvcr Novelties; all kinds of Jewelry.  I E.M. ALLUM,  TJOTICE'       t^~-  ��������� Notice Is hereby given that I Intend to apply-  to the Board of T.lmi5lti(. CommisMoners, for  the City of Revelstoke. at the next meeting of  said Hoard for n transfer of n retail liquor  license from roe to Edward Cornini*;, held by  roe in request of thc Union Hotel premise _  Revelstoke. *  Da.wl Fob. Cth, 1900.  II. A. BROWS.  NOTICE.,       '  Notice is hereby piven that I will apply( to  the Hoard of l.fpcnsli.i* Commissi*, iioi- for l_i*������  O ly of UevelstokK, at tho meetl.iK ot sa <1  Boardtfora-anstcr of the "'we.?'"?*,l������  II. A. Drown and assiKiied to mo by him lor tno  sale of liquors by retail In tho.-Uion I otel  premiHCs.'l-evclstoke. such transfer to be made  to thc premises known as Lot 1, Block 9S, Plan,  03il. itevclstoke, temporarily pendliiK the r������-  bulldinir of the Union Hotel premises.  Dated Feb.Cth, 1900.   EDWARDCOItyISQ,     .  ' V. NOTICE. . "'     /  ��������� Notice is hereby Riven that P. Ptamper la no.  loncer ���������comteuted  with the   Hrotherliood 01  Hallway Krldeenen, ������..<J tbo .1*_ot_^rh������������_l-_J.'f  fltailwav Hrlilgomon will not be responsible  1 r,.r miv debts 1'onirncted for by IXinlol 5*tau_p������r  on their behalf after t'������������-I������;������g|-01L-SpIKi  M_itor...  DANIEL: FRABEK,  Hcerotary.  Revelstoke; Jon. 30,1900.   '. ' ���������      ".   '     ' '  . NOTICE  No'tlco Is hereby given to purelmsora of lols.*..  in Block-A."Town of llevclstoko, othnrvrl-*.^.  known as thc "MaraTownsite ���������*������������������"���������}<._��������� n*h"  all instalments on account of purchase, aro ������>  be   paid   to   John D. Sibbald, Mara TowuBite  Attcnt, nnd to no other person.  :    J.A.MARA,  The LcadfiiR      . .       ,     ,...  Watchmaker and Jeweler. .  First Street, next door to IIkkald offlco.  **"*"_ T*.J". .|"|'������. '. T>J*"T*. ��������� I*"T*'*!''*_**_*-_**"f������������"f������*".   _"_ *|.*|.  LH. Mayne  Draying and Express  : Having  bought  out   D-   H _nderson*������  : drayint; riml  cxpr_-*_  V-.u-^Jne**-*, I   nm  : nroparnfl to do all kin<l-t of work in my  : line upon ah or test notice. ^  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  F. W. McGregor.  For Furnace or Stove Use.  for -Move foal  ielivered Irom Cars--$9.00-  Fum-ice (.oal delivered from Cars���������$8.50-  Cash Must Accommpany Orders.  Price per to"  F. McCarty, Revelstoke, B,C.  AGENT...  SMELTER  TOWNSITE...  Notary Public.  Fire and Life Insurance Agent.   FIRST STREET,  - Revelstoke  Pianos and  Organs  TUNED AND REPAIRED  E hereby" notify. the .smoking  public that the* Cigar. Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members of  the Union to work ia our Factory,  and UNION CI-AR MAKERS aro  now at work with; us.  THOSi.LEE,' Proprietor.  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN.,  The Famous Crow's Nest Coal  Leave your ord. rs at my uffice on McKenzie Ave.  <B : =   TeIer>lionc J. .Savage A Co.  Jigent for the  Celehr-ted  Morris PI imo.  To Freighters and Contractors.  F0R~SA_E.  Eleven I'aek Mules.  Four Sndrlle Ilorscn.  Tliroe in -jleiRhi.  Also   _-an><?.*%   -pcrajocR, romplcte    with  ropcH, etc.   Tools, enmp ontntK. tents, etc.  WrlteT. (IRAIIAM, Allien. Cnnynn, statlnR  requirements, anO jinrtlcularg will be at once  forwnrdMil.  FOR SALE OR TO RENT.  House an'l two lols for sale or to rent.   A  Bargain.     Ap-ily   to  Mrs.   Martha   Stamper,  opposite the Queen's Hotel, Seeoml Street.   Feb. Ifi���������^t  WANTED.  Ono   Hundred   Marlon   Skins.      Write    T.  GRAHAM, Albert Canyon.  FOR SALE,  Self reeding Ourneys Coal Sto������������.  B. E. Drew, Cai_t Ba_������������r.  Apply  to  $7.50  Terms:   Cash with order.  a ton   Delivered fiom the c.iirB.  John D. Sibbald  For Torms Etc., apply to  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  Newly Built, . ewly Kurnlshod.  Mghtud by Electricity.  Jpr.oo Per Day.  The Gity Hotel  Robt. Caley, Proprietor.  Jlest Wines, Mf|nors and .l(.ars.  Jloadquarters for Railway Men.  I.arKcnnd Well Lighted  Sample Rooms   Heated by Hot Air and Electric  Bells and Light tn every room  Krec Bus Meets All Trains  Itcnson-hle Kales    _.tHOTEL  -VTCTORIA--  JOHN V. PERKS, PROFim-TOR.  Night  Grill ���������*-:.>_. In C.nncction tor thc Convenience of Guests  _,.-r__eiun-B-.������,_ _^iv������Ds4������k������9  I '    "  IWinter Goods  Skates!  Skates!!  Skates J!  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