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 /  ISSTTEID   T^vV-IOE-___---W-__l__]__Z--,TTJ-_3SID_*_-_rS    .__.:_>. ID    F_E_vII-_A.-_rS-  Vol.  IV.    No.  22.  REVEL3TOKE.B, C. SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 1900.  $2.0O a Year in Advance.  BLOEMFONTEIN IS TAKEN  Lord Roberts Receives the Submission on Tuesday  %P������r������**^+*W*********-������**&*>   ������_>i-h������#!������_ft-S������#>*������_M^M>*>*^^  e ���������  ���������n  . 25 per cent.  Discount  We Vive clearing out our entire stock of Carpets end are  offering lliem at the above  discount. You can make  vour selection from Brussels,  Tapestries, All Wools, and  .Unions.  Money saved is money made-  This is a great scheme, to  make some. * ..     *  " -  Those wanting to purchase a  Carpet liad better iut-pcct.pur  st**ck   b  where.  .fove   buying  -el-e.-  Childrens  Boots and Shoes  Just opening COO i-lr.-*��������� '  Am hize jou want���������  Anv kind you want.  Groceries  if jou want nice go.d* a't right prices,  .come and see our stock and get our  "quotations.  FISH.  Tor  the! en.en   season "we  have Just  -������������������received a nice line ot fish:___.___.-____  LABRADOR HERRING.  COD FISH.   '.  CROSS & BLACK-JELL'S  '. KIPPERED HERRINGS in tins  CURED MACKEREL.  OLD   COUNTRY   SMOKED_  HERRING.' * -    -     -  We are giving  Special attention to  Teas and  Coffees.  And have the best that money can buy  RAM LAI.!.', as a package tea, has  no  equal in thc city.  You can gel it no where  City.  elbo  in   the  WE      .,.  *   HAVE  THE  SOLE  AGENCY.  C. B. Hume & Co.  PRES. STEYN HAS COT AWAY  Greatly to the Indignation of His Fellow  Countrymen.���������The Boers in the South,  Are Between Two British Forces and  Arc Liable to Be Gachered In.���������  Furious Assault on Mafeking on the  3rd Instant,  London, March III. -Lord Huberts  telegraphs fiom Ventm*.** Vlt'i ut u:20  this morning un follows: "l directed  Geneial French if llie-ro wort.' Unit, to  huir.L- tin.' railway sliition nt Bloeinfon-  U'in 11r.1l thus secure thu rolling stock.  AL midnight I 'ueuiveda report, front  him Unit lifter considerable opposition  ho hud been able lo occupy two hills  close* to the railway station, which  commands -iloeinfoiite'm. A brother  of Piesidenl Ste.yn hits been made a  prisoner', Thu telegraph lino leading  northwiiid litis heen cut und the rn.il-  wnv broken Up. I am now startiug  with tbe third cavalry brigade, which  I culled up from the south division  near Peti-usl n*rg, ami Ihe mounted  inf.inlty, lo reinforce, the cavalry  division. Tbo !t*est of the force will  follow up quiekly.as possible.  .  Ladysmith. March 12.���������The main  hotly of'thu enemy is in position nt  P-igguisherg. General .lotiherl is at  Gloncoe, There is reaMin to believe  ili.it. lew Boers live tit Dundee, though  the place, is well t'oftllied.  London. March 1.3.���������A despatch  received hy n South African firm in  London, dated Matckina., March 0,  via Lobotsi, Mnrt.li 0, says: All well  hut town still besieged.  D-i'i'Ai--. March 12.���������General White  has arrived here and embarked upon  a ti-iiuspoi t for East. Loudon.  VliNTOKS Vr.rci, Orange Flee State,  M.-uch IS.'���������Evening.���������-The 'British  forces which, since fighting at Drie-  I'otiteie, have, been marching rapidly  bit her. They have turned the Hour  position. * Our cavalry .is ahead.    ��������� ,  The Boers were reported this morning about, 12,000 strong, with 18guns  in position on a range of'kopjes commanding Un: direct road to Bloemfontein. v. liich is a distance of 15 miles.  We ., left Asvogel this morning  preceded bv cavalry and in ir'ched  here, a distance of 13 miles. The anny  lias been following the Kind Spruit.  \Ve are now rathet lo lhe south of  Bloemfontein, which is only about VI  mile.-,  oil'.  London March 13.���������'2.-10 a. m.���������Lord  Roberts is now making a very rapid  advance and is again misleading Boers  by continuing bis advance ,{>oul hwaid  instead of through the coimliy east  of Asvogel kopje. , *'-���������,���������-_  London. " March 11, 0 p. in.���������Lord  Roberts- entered |. ������������������.nifiintuin last  nighl at-8 o'clock. Ste. n. late president, ot the Orange i'iee Slate, lhe  mavorand other officials met Roberts  two mile*, oul and piesented him with  the keys of the public ollices. The  eneiiiy h'as withdrawal from lhe neighborhood and all seems quiet. - The de-  1,-iv in getting the news to London is  at.rihiiU'il to the flekl-telogia'phs not  being connected wilh Bloemfonlein on  Tuesday. '  Capetown, March 13. ��������� General  French has infixed at Bloeniftuitein.  London,   March  13.���������Loul  Robeits'  message   may   mean   either  that   lhe  Boers   have   cut   lhe   railway   t'i'lhi*  north or that lhe British cavahy have  done so.    If the forniei is coi-tect then  it   ni.ty   be assumed  thai no   rolling  slock 'has-been   seized     by , General  French.    On   the  assumption that the  latter   interpielation   is   ronect, this  would greatly facilitate obtaining sup  plies from   Orange liver, .in important  matter, as Lord  Roberts' line of communication with Modder Bi'.dge  s now  110 mile- long.     Tbe Boeis may make  .���������mother light, but the e is little tlmibi  that Loid Roberts will occupy Bl leiii ,  t'ontisin today, Wednesday .    The Boei s  ^retiring���������from. Qrange_rive)__.vi!l_fitid  themselves between two Briti-li armies  and  their guns aie almost  bound lo  fall into the hands of the Biilish, while  Lhe' occupation  of the  capital  of the  Free State   will  strain   the advance of  Lhe two republics  to the utmost.   The  government will not allow the Ki'uger-  -teyn matter to  influence iu any way  their deteuninalioir not to spare any  e'Tnrt-to pro-eciite the war.  Mr." Wilkinson in the morning Post  says:' Lord Roberta is probably waiting in front of Bloemfontein for the  infantry divisions. None of them  could well he expected to ai rive before  dark. The three divisions would probably he so diiected. that while the  leading one would follow the cavalry  and turn the Boer defenses, the other  two would come up ou the original  Boer front, so that in case of re .stance  the Boers could be enveloped and  compelled to retreat under difficulties  and with heavy loss. Lord Roberts is  not the man lo foi get in his determination to reach a str.itegtieal point any  measures likely to contribute towards  crushing a part of the enemy's forte .  Alival NORTH. March 13.���������General  Brabant's forces arrived here Sunday.  The Boers had retired the pievions  night, taking up a position four miles  beyond tho Or .tig- river, where General Brabant attacked and drove them  Ku-lc. securing tlie position after a  sharp engagement.  LONDON, March ll.���������Today Lady  Wilson wired the Daily Mail from  Mafeking, dated March 0: "On Saturday, Maich 3, the Boers furiously  bomb>udt*d the brickfields and trenches  .--.unit a mile from the town for three  hours, killing on- and wounding two  colonials. On Monday they mado a  detet mined attack. Owing to a misunderstanding the Colonials evacuated  lhe foremost tiench. which the Boers  occupied, but lhe reserves were called  upon and the trench was recaptured  with a rush.  We bad no casualties."  London. March 14.���������It is officially  announced that Lord Roberts has  occupied Bloeinfontein and that the  British flag is flying from the top of  the capital. The following is lhe text  of Lord Roberts' despatch: "Bloemfontein. March 13.���������By the help of  God aud bravery of Her Majesty s  .soldiers the troops under my command  have taken possession of Bloemfontein  and tlio British flag is now flying over  the presidency now evacuated last  evening bv Mr. Steyn. late piosident  of the Orange Fiee State. Mr. Fraser.  member ot the I'jcetutive .government.  S>----XSXI>_-X_^^ \\  99  *  |THE BIG EVENT ON "WEDNESDAY  ii v  I   WTCtTTO'RPl should not fail to visit this  f  I    VAOJ"L^     ������ store and see what we are  *  I   showing? in Millinery aiid Ribbons.    No better  I  place to form accurate ideas of what's correct  I   and   fashionable in  headgear.   We have un-  i   equalled facilities for getting the newest and  1   best  the  fashion  centres  produce, and   our  ii   experts are clever enough to faithfully . nter-  1   pret  the-fancies  of stylish dresses   and  to  ii   anticipate the wants of fashion leaders.   Our  i>   displays   of last week will be supplementea  *   with many new novelties and original creations  shown for the first time; Wednesday morning  They are here for the benefit of all visitors to  this store.   All are welcome to any suggestion  they may give,   No need to buy unless you  want, but if you do  buy you are not asked  fancy prices.  The Liberal-Conservatives at the:  Nelson Convention.  BY UNANIMOUS STANDING VOTE  Tailor-Made Suits  and Stylish Ready-to-Wear Skirts  This is'going to be a great season for the Tailor-Made Suits and styles are going to  be a- natty as anyone could wish for.* -Th-HW we are showing are very worthy  garments and we'll worth the attention of careful dre.-sers.  Carpets, Curtains, House Furnishings  New .House Furnishings t T lint's the .topic of discussion -in hundreds of home's thes .  "davs. and.of course thi_ store' will be frequently mentioned in every case, because"  it"being the best and safest place to buy all Rinds.of good'home need., Already the  burin-***buying here has become quite brisk, due in a grant measure to values such as  you will get on Wedne-dav morning. IJv lhe way, wouldn't it be a good policy for  you to vUit our House Furnishings* on the second floor. Th.re you'll get many  helpful suggestions about interior decorating and house  furnishings:  We're Ready "With Spring* Footwear.  Really in the-fullest _ei.se of "the word and with" that readiness that characterizes  aU carefully planned movements *,t this store.      We are ready with the best of the  new   Spring    styles   in     Fo'.twear    for.    men,    women    .and     children���������Rendy ,  with a complete stock of Spring shoes for old and youiig; ready with a showing that  knows no duplicate, nor even a dose" second outside this store in Revelstoke,    Our  shoe stock is lm-de up of the best makes to be had in  America.    The styles are correct and strictl*. up-to-date���������the qualities* are ot the very best, - There  is   enough  VHrietv to satisfy every possible   shoe   want no  matter  from what srnrce it  mi.,y  'emai-ate.    And when all our pi ices are made so reasonable and within such  easy  reach of every purse that no one will have occasion to find fault.      The goods being  heie; we cannot.ri-sist the .terautati-"n to let you see them���������that prompts us to make  -���������?pecial*-di-playsot-t)t g-besf styles during-the next'two .weeks .so._that, .visitors, may_,  know what's what in Foot a ear.    At the same time our plan is to give all who come-  the benefit of i-ome exceptionally g'-od buying' chances that cime our way.     It will  make the (.'to..', si on   doubly  interesting.     Of course all our welcome to come and sec  without any thought of   buying, but few will care to miss the good values we have  " provided���������this is.enougli to **h,iw .you how important this event will  be to  shoe  ' buvets    Watch the papers and visit our shoe section as.often as you can.  lluMtmyor. Ihe secretary  to   the Int. I COT TT\   rrm   DAftTV 111-F^1".  ���������riivi'i'imien't, this  Lundiost  nnd tiihui'  OUJLII-    1 U_Y   _ ___\ 1 1   _-._UTl__������i,t  (.fiiciiils, iiii'l. tni" two  mill's fi'i-in  tin* | - '  town unci pii'si'iilril nu* with lhe kovs  of-llu* puliliL' ofllcos, Thu enomy lms  withthiiwn fi out ihe uoiKlilioi'hon'.l  nml nil .si'i'ius (piiL't. TIk. iiihuhiiuiit-  c.l' Hlociiil'iiiiiciii tfiivo the Iroiipd ii  coidiiil wfliuiiiu'."  Tho .iliove (le*.patth, though dated  Tui'Svliiv, was not-1'i'Ci'ivi'd m ihu war  olllt'u until WL*(l:ii.*siliiy, and it wni.  inadt'nuhlii' u fi*iv minutes ticfovc 0  ovine.:.  London, Muri-h 13.���������Most of th"p  hui'Khi'is havo (led north ward and  (jon. Kri'iii-h was within live mill's ol"  tin* iMiicu AlcHM-iiv noon, He sent a  summons inlo tlie town threatening to  liomliaril iiiiIum.s it si:i*i*endeii.'d. Hy  I a.m. Tiu'Sdiiy innrniiiK >i deputation  from thu town council came out to  meet l.ohcrls, innUin^ a formal Mir-  render of lhe city.  PiticroitiA, iMaieh 32.- 1-ird Siilih-  luiry's reply to i'i evident Kruger and  Steyn t* ui'ses tiit.iei- ili.-ippoiiiiineia  Slates Secretary Iti-ils says it. moans  that the war will have to lie fought, to  lliu liilter end.  IjONDON. "March lo.���������The Ilrst half of  the campaign is over, Lord Holierls  arrived at Al udder Uiveron March 0th.  riif entered RIouiiifiiuLein on thu l'.hh.  Thus in a little over u month hi* has  effeeteil thu relief of Kimherley and  Ladvsiiiilh. tin; t-aptuio* of (Jmnju's  I'ori'e. and the hoisting of tlie British  Il.iK in the capital of the Orange Free  State. All this iias heen aecrminlished  wilh comparatively trilling loss, iu  Capetown of It persons.  (ireat satisfaction is felt here at the  fact that transports wilh thu hulk'or  tho prisoners will sail for-St. Hulena  tonight.   _  Bloksikonteix, March 13.���������ihe contempt lor thu Hittlit of the Free-Slaters  is universal, iii.my people here tissei t-  in^ tli.it President Steyn would have  heen shot if his intention to (lee had  heen known. Mine h.u m has been  done hy the surrender than is conceiv-  iihli-. . Unless thu statements of the  brothel* of Dr. Steyn aro doubtful,  there will he litlli'. il any moie ruaisl-  ance, south" of the Vaal river.  London, March. lo.-The war oflice  has received the following fioui Lord  lloberts. dated Bloemfontuin. Thursday,- "March 15.: General O.Uaiiv  cni-isod the Orange- river and occupied  Bothuliu this ni'imiir-a-. Colonel Polo  C.irew, with two thousand men of the  guard hriKade, two guns aud a small  boily of mounted infantry, left here in  their trains this iimi-uii.x to join hands  with Generals Gat'acre and Clements.  He had passed ..Bethany by 1:40 p. in.  without n.eetlii|> any opposition, hav-  inp._be.en able tu supply from his troop*  engine drivers, lirefnen, lilters, moulders, smiths and carpenters.  The  prophesy  that  the Boer resistance,  along   the Orange   river  would  t'oll.'ip.'K! on the occupation of  the "free  State   capital    seems   to    havo   been  realized.      It   will   lie   interesting   lo  in wnil-    thu    meeting   and     probably  lighting of the British troops moving  southward   of, the   railway   and   the  retiring     Boors.- -��������� Looking     to- the  strength of Lord Rohtrts* army by the  time  he reaches .Vaal  river it  is not  surprising  thnt Sir  Chaile-* Warren's  division 'is   duUiucd   in   Natal.      An  advance   of   two   ariiiies  on separate  lines   will   he quite  thu hest  form of  operation to crush  the enemy'- forces  and  to biing about his  absolute, submission.      The   Boers   cannot    longer  afford   t'o  divide their forces.    Sei ious  resistance    iu    Natal     would    enable  Roberts to cross the V.i.-il and compromise the Boer fortes in Natal.  Serious  resistanceatBrandfort or Veiiteisl'ing  would    enable   Boiler    to   pass    the  mountains   and   threaten     the    Boer  communications.  Laive niimheis of the Burghers are  are surrendering their arms. Many  traveled to their homes; others are  tracking to the. e-ist or the north with  their cattle and goods'* During the  last few. davs inhabitants of Bloemfontein hiul"heen in deadly fear of tlie  violence of the Transvaaleis and the  city resembles rather a relieved than  a captured town.  London, March M.���������U-ii. Cronje  .and all (he Paardoborg pii-unei- will  sail for St. Uelena on Maich   15.  Mr. Cecil Rhodes is sulforing from  catarrh nf thu stomach.  CAl'ETOWN,- March 14.���������Cul. Plum-  -ruer-is now within 40 mile.-, uf M.-ft*-  king.  '^1  Adopt the  Principle  oi   Party  Lines  in'  Provincial Affairs as the Sole Remedy ���������  for One Man Government, Sectionalism    .  and Political Adventurers.���������The Whole'  or,South Kootenay and the  Boundary  District Kcprescnted.  Nelson.  March   10���������Tlie   following>  resolution was adopted ut Ihe convene  tion held   here   today   by   a   standing,  vole wilh cheeis by  a   convention   of  delegates    representing    Gieenwood,  Phoenix,    Columbia,    Ginnd    Porks,'  Rossland, Trail, Slocan City. Silverton, *  New Denver, Nelson. Ymirand  oilier.,  points:  That the origin of the Liberal-  Conservalive party may be tiaccd  to'  a   crisis  in   the   history   of   country,  which necessitated a union of the best  men of both parties for the unification,  and   progress  of    the    Dominion   of-  Canada.    A serious crisis exists in th-*.  piovince  of  British Columbia at   the;  present   lime, and   the   principles   of.  Liberal Conservatism contain tho only* ^  remedy   for   one    man    governinent,:  suctionalisu. and the undue  ir.llui-nce"  of political adventurers: -  "Therefore he it resolved that in tho*  opinion of this meeting the fortheom-;  ing piovincial elet lions he conducted.'  upon p'irty lines."  The Liberal-Conservative party rests  not solely  upon   paity "afliliation   in'..  Federal   politics,  "hot also   upon   the  broad principles  of  Liberal-Conservatism which  will   remedy   the   violent'  abuses of government in this province,'  CONSERVATIVE'  CONVENTION.  Everything looks   promising  for a  silt-restful   convention   tonight.     Responses either in'the shape of. proxiesj  or delegates have been  i-prt.ivcd  from'*-  every  point   ami   an   influential ,anil,.  thoroughly    reprp,se.iifativo    meeting ���������  will assemble   in  th"e  opera  house   to _, -  select a Conservative candidate.    Tho  promptness with  which  not  only   iu  this tiding, but all  over  the  province-  the Conservatives  have  come ��������� to .tlie;  front is an excellent"uutrury of success..-  We are the first in the  field.* our can-  didales are right to   our   hands;' we*-  know what we  want   and   as   far   as- -  as organization can go, and   it. goes ii*  long wiiy, we are on a fair way to  get/'  it.   Other people aie hunting for can--,  didiiu-s, leadets*. policies and are all at-'  sixes and sevens.    We  are  organized,.'-  united, determined, anil if every "sign ..  does not fail the  next government, of *  British Columbia will he  strong, -^>ro- ���������  - vl  gressive pra  TIVE.  :ticnl  ancl-CONSERVA-'-  i ���������    e  I SeeOuf New "Suitings and Wash Goods J  < J - .  .'    -  I Now is the time lo.come and see our .JMewDress Goods silks, Wjish Goods and trim-  I mino-s;   our stouksare now complete in every detail and worthy oi' the attention of  ? careful dressers Within r. auh of this store.       We have never had any tiling iu Dress  I stuffs to iqual our present hhowinf*; that's why we are so anxious to hnve you visit  I that section as tcm as possible before the best novelties are picked np by the shrewd  | buyers who appreciate the privileges of ufctting the first and   best selection.  I Good fortune would have it that some new Dress serges should rea<:h  us to sell  | ' at a big reduction they are ninety cent-, serges, but our buyer was iavored  with a.  snap by the Wholesale Mouse, and on Wednesday we past it over to you at 60 cents.  THOMSON'S  LANDING.  Patriotic    Fund   Concert  at  thc  Prospector's    Exchange. ��������� Difficulties   of  Travel on the Arm. ,  Thomson's   La. nr. a.    March   0.���������  STRAIGHT PARTY LINES.  The Martin Government  Will . Contest  the   Coming     Election    as   Straight-  Liberals   and   Put   a  Li-eral' in the-'  Field Here.  Smith  Curtis of Rossland, Premier-'  Martin's     minister   of   mines,    went  throupfh   on    Thursday   mornitiK   for  "Rossi .ml.     Speaking   to  a   Herald/  m.-.n he biiid.ihaU.Mi-.-Martin's.govetn-ul-  ment   intended   to fight   the   cuininK*--  election on straight Lilieral party lines/  and  would  put a Liberal candidate in'"  the field in*this  riding.    He said   that ;  he helieved'Mi*. Kellie meant to run us ���������*  u Cotton candidate. -  - _  ____.���������  Meakin's White Iron Stone China.  _   If you m.iku corn-  To acquaint "you wlLl1 oni* prices, visit ns  This well-known Ohinaware mnv he had in three dill'erent patterns, vis:   Diana, Astro <.r Crown.    In the  Diana pattern we have Cups, Saucers and Plates, lint in Uie Astro  and  Crown yon II tinr. t in* block complete with a fiill-ranue of prices.      Our block represents Meakin's first, quality goods,  parisons you'll easily t-.ee thu superiority of linish in our goods  on Wednesday.  $������3������S*i*iXs'_3>^  ������ *04e&*&<#r*0000400ie000004** *0#4000������0*00*  q&404*0&00000:#400000044*<***  Knowing their patriotic feeling on the  prei-ent crisi1*  in  the Transvaal. I am  Mire your  reach-is will   he pleased lo  hear of  a   most  enjoyahlc entertainment conjointly  tiivun liy the citizens  (il'Tiout l.iUe, Tlionison'*. Lauding anil  (3oni,iplix.    held   at   the   l-rns-pi-ctui���������'-  Kxctiani^e on the evening of March 1.  in aid of  tlie Canadian patiicilic fund,  at   which   was   collected   the  sum of  Slits 70.     The enteitainmcnt. consisted  of  songs, ma-ic  and recitations.    The  pails   weie   each  and  all   admirably  reiideren. hut 1 cannot pais over without,   making   s-peeinl   allu.-ion   to   tile  acting  uf  the  two  Clink  children  of  Tiout Lake. Miss Gretchen and Muster  Walter, who, if  they continue as they  have   hegtin, would-he  a bright, ornament lo anv stage.    After Ihe concert  Mrs. T. XV."Graham trea ed lhe guests  to  a  veiy  nice luncheon, after which  tlie rooinvva.*, ������������jon cleared and dancing  begun and   wa**'kept up until between  the   hours  of  8  and i a. m., when Uie  part j* In oke up and everyone expiestcd  lliem.ielves as   being   highly   plea -*d  with the evening's ami.i-euient.  Quilu a number of travelets came  acrobb thu ice on the 7th, Mr F. Walters anil bride of Spokane. P. Murphy,  hotel man nf Selkirk. Mr. and Mis.  Ornig, Mi.ss L. Valentine, J. Graham,  Cfeoige F. (iraiuly and others.  Mr. L. Didisheiin, manager of tlie  Silver Cup. came in a few days ago.  but went on through to the Cup.  Father Thayer "paid the Luiding������  visit on his way to Tiout Lake.  The weather here has heen verv mild  for the past week, raining mote or less  dav and night. Consequently the  roads are not iu a very good condition-  for hauling big loads. Still the ore is  being brought in from the Silver Cup  and Xettie"l_"_The*~ite_oirthe Arm is  still- holding together from Whiskey  Point this way, anil is hm-dly safe to  ci-osson, but we are in hopes of seeing  tha boats running soon if this soft  weather continues. Our mail comes  and goes by jerks; we never know  whun it is coming in or going out.  Elections on June 12.  Victoria.' March 10.���������The Provincial  general  elections have been fined for"  .lime 12. .      .  Settling Down to-Par.7 Lines. *  Ctradually the situation  appcaia to'  he   drifting  towards Dominion   party  lines, and in the election which cannot  long be delayed,   it   will   be Liberals *  against    Conservative.-*.      Whichever  party wins out it is to he hoped it will  be a decisive majority.    Then   legislation can   proceed   and  if  it  is   of the.   .  wrong  kind   and  detrimental  to* our'  best   interests,   it   will   lie   a* simple  matter   to   fix   the    blame.���������Phoenix-  Pioneer.  *    A Toronto View.  -  A man or a news-paper removed'  fronithenclual senseof contiovcrsy cnn.  often foi m a more just- and uciurat..'  judgment of the best way out of it ;  than one in its midst. For this reason  the following comment on the political *  .-.tu-ition, taken from the Toionto.'  Evening Telegram, is of value:    .  " British Cohimhia will he in "a pnsi-' .  tion   to   receive   congratulations if a  conflict on  party lines s-himld   he  the'  issue out of  the  political   tumbles  in  that provi iu e.  ���������' Non-partisan government nieans-  government by men who are the-'  partisans of a certain set  of  interests.   .  " Party government means govern-,  meut by "men who are the partisans of  a. certain set of ideas.  "Ideas    are   usually   nobler    than'  interests, and the party system is the  right system so long as it  is  tempered'  by the  independence   -.hich  prevents-  partv   leadership   from * degenerating  into party tyrannv."���������Kossland Record  Nettie L.  Stoping - is going on  upper and lower tunnels  shipmeut'of ora will hi  shortly.  both in tho*  and another*"  ;   made   vei y ���������**-T.'_"'-***,-*ki_-;ta^^  ���������* __-*-_*;��������� c tfl-t-inw vr.-jf-tj-MC-a  -K_lKW-_XfUt������^Jtl_)t_-U������.  t^U'g'^fc'i**-'^^ ;_���������  "~~~~^���������;���������..������������������> '.���������-:���������:'. ���������.���������:���������.-*:%���������'-.v_   '.."\.^V ''''V,.;:'.:-: #  Revelstoke   Herald  Is:  1^  lilt'  If:"  1&  rublished In the Interests of  Revelstoke. Laredau. Big JJend, Trout  Lake. Iillclllewaet, Albert Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    __.d    Eagle  Pass Districts  A.  JOHNSON    ���������   ���������    PROPRIETOR  A Semi���������Weekly  Journal,   published  In the   interests   o������    Revelstoke    and  the   surrounding   districts,    Wednesdays   and   Saturdays,   making   closest  connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads,  JLM per Inch, single column, $2.00 per  lacho when inserted on title PVSf.  L__al ada, 10c ner inch (nonparlel)  Une lor lirst Insertion: 5c tor each  additional Insertion. Reaaing notices,  10s per line each issue. Birth, Marriage and Death notices, tree.  Subscription Rates: By. mall or  carrier, fi per annum; $1.25 for six  months, strictly in advance.  Qur Job Department. THE HERALD  Job Department is ono ot the "est  eouipped printing omcei. in West  Kootenay, and is prepared to execute  all kinds ot printing In first class  style at honest prices. One price to  _U. "No Job too large���������none too small  ���������for us. Mall orders promptly attended to. Oivo us a trial on your  next   order,  To correspondents: Wc Invite- correspondence on any subject of Intor-  ea? to the general public, and desire  arollable correspondent In every lo-  Jalfty surounding Rovc-lstoko. In all  ca_ft__ the bona fldo noma ot the  ���������������TUer must accompany ' manuscript,  ���������Jut not necessarily tor publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE   HERA"LD  . 0   Notice to Correspondents  1 All correspondence must he leg-  IWy ���������written on one side of the paper  ���������amy.  3. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with tbe  ������������������A-Per name ot tho writer.  3. Correspondence with referanco  to anything that has appeared in -another paper must first be ���������iffore*- tea  publication to that paper ebfore it  cab app.ar in THE HERALD  This was four millions moro than the  year before. Still it waa announcod  that a reduction had been effected.  This year tho amount asked is  549,068,000; $150,000 loss than last  year's figure, and wo are told that  thoro ia a saving of two millions,  hn_ consequently great economy.  Now how does it hap-pen that tho  Btipply bill can ho raised from  541.C47.000 In 18D7 to 5*10,008,000 In  11)00-01, ana tnat simultaneously  ���������with, this Increase thero can he constant reductions claimed? Tho thing  is a Globe trick upon tho public.  At every -session ot parliament two  or throo hatches or estimates aro  brought down; tho ilrst batch Is  known as tho main estimates, and  the second, and third-as tho supplo-  montarlea. The trick consist- in  adding Ml the estimates for the previous year together, and of comparing thorn with tho first batch of  estimates for tho approaching year.  Thus for 1807, 41,047,000 was asked  for in the main estimates, while  53,200,000 were voted In the supplo-  mentnrles, making ?44,837,000 In all.  For 1898 tho first batch of oatlmates  was 544,607,000. If the two batches  bad been compared it would have  been apparent that thoro was an Increase of three millions odd. But  by comparing all tho estimates for  1897 with the ilrst Instalment only  for 1898 a reduction with "great  economy'*   Is  apparent.  WELSH   DELEGATES  TONS OF FLOUR  The Welsh delegation    which   was  last  year  invited   by  tlio  Dominion  Sveiiment  to   visit  British    North  America for the purpose of ^lnspect-  iaa and reporting upon    those pot-  SSJof  the country still    open   to  dement has  presented its report,  tut* the document is worth the   at-  ���������Ration   ot   all tho*  who    contem-  Dlata emigration for purposes of settlement  to British colonies, says    a  SEat issue of the London   Times.  The   delegates spent a   greater  part  of their tim-a in "Manitoba, the North  West provinces anil British Columbia.  They found no room    for large colonies    of settlers in tho move populous  districts,  but  in   all   of    those  districts  found plenty    of land  stir  ���������reyed in lots of 160, 320 and 640 acres  the freehold of which could ho   acquired at prices varying from    l-s.  to ������3 an acre, payable in yearly instalments  for ten years. They    also  saw in less settled districts extensive  tracts of Prairie land still waiting to  bo taken  up under government provision  of free grant,  but  record thc  conclusion that experience has shown  greater success to he attained "when  aew settlers locate- themselves among  -those who are acquainted   with    tho  country,   tho   climate   and   the  style  of agriculture.'  Tbe report deals at length with  the prospect- of successful* farming  on the basis of relatively small expenditure ot capital on tho prairies.  It does not pretend to be exhaust-  j*.e, hut generally confirms the favorable view which has within tho  last few years begun to find acceptance in this country. Ot the country  which they actually saw, the delegates "cannot speak too highly."  They record and discuss the drawbacks to be expected by the settlers,  which they summarize under the  heads of liability of crops to be damaged bv frost, prairie fires the loneliness "of pioneer life, absence of  home comforts during the early  years o* settlement, shortness ot the  summer or working months, and  scarcity of fuei and building material. With full allowance for these  drawbacks, the delegates, nevertheless, formed the opinion that, "given  sufficient capital���������which should bo  about ������100 to every quarter section  of 160 acres���������practical knowledge ot  farming and acquaintance wilh the  style of agriculture suitable to the  ���������c___t-y,-_-he_lt_,__strength1__.capacity_  and willingness to work, and a fair  and rea-onable amount of prudence,  these districts offer great and - generous inducements to settlers. The  land yields good crops without necessity ot manuring. Taxes are light,  laws are equitable, administration is  pare, institutions are free and liberal, educational facilities are excel-  ���������lent. = . ��������� r���������il-__y ____!________.  Tho amount expended for Cau.v-  dlan products hy tho Imperial war  ofllco for use In the* South African  campaign, including freight will  reach in tlio neighborhood of throe-  quarters ot a million dollars. This  information was obtained by Tho  Montreal correspondent of the .Toronto World from Protesaor Rober-  son, Canadian dairy inspector, who la  looking after tho shipments at St.  John. So far, ho says, the war office  has purchased 12,000 tons of hay,  besides GOO tons of flour, 12,000 tins  of jam and Bovcn cap load- al corned  beef, all being put up in Canada.  Ho says tho prico of hay has increased 52 a ton all over the coua. ry,  and, he added: "Hon. Mr. Fisher hn.*.  rec-ived cables from tho war office  expressing tho greatest satisfac* *������n  at tlio quality of Uie corned beef, ''no  flour and the hay.  "This Is the flr-t time the '.tiv  ofllco has purchased so exteusiuly  in Canada, and tho products of the  Dominion having glvon satlstact'ni.  I believe tho present war will make  both the British army and navy extensive customers of Canada."  "Tho hay haa been secured in  Kastern Ontario, Quebec, and New  Brunswick; the corned beef in Montreal and Toronto; tho flour from  the "Lake of the Woods Milling company, and tho Jams from tho Slm-  coo Canning company, Hamilton. T'rc  hay is prepared so as to occupy one-  third less space than formerly and  this many constitute a new dcpnit-  ure in tbe hay trade of Canadn.wncv  space means so much to the exporter."  WHAT BOOMING COST AND OIO  prising , . . and as long as a settler does not go too far ahead of a  railway he is certain of a ready casl  market for grain and stock."  In British Columbia the delegates  were" impressed with tho immense  mineral resources of the country, and  noted, especially in the coal mining  district of Fernie. openings for labor  and settlements "in small batches."  Ia British Columbia, as on the prairies, tha delegates found practical  opinion opposed to any scheme of  separate settlement by newcomers ou  a large  scale.  The   delegates  supported   the   conclusions  of their report by a    number   ot   individual   instances   wnicn  fell under their personal  observation.  Throughout   the   report they wisely  discriminate   between   knowledge  acquire- at "first hand heresay information, and the moderation with which  they  have  stated   both  sides   of  the  question  gives    the    more    value  to  tneir   favorable   conclusions.  St. Louis started out with a  $1,000,000 fund for advertising and  got such good returns that from 189X  to 1896 It spent 53,000,000. During  that period the population of St.  Louis increased 300,000 and the Business Men's League is authority for  the statement that more than 5110,-  000,000 were brought to town by  this concerted action. Tho manufactured product of St. Louia fifteen  years ago was $15,000,000 a year, today it is $300,008,000 a -rear. Verb  sap.  In front of the glass���������falls exactly!  on an unsllvered spot in the centre ot  tho glass, Tho unsllvered spot, thc  point of the sighting rod, and tho distant object which it is wanted ta  reituh havo to bo brought In the samo  lino of sight. Thoro Is also a roar  screw arrangement by which the mirror can bo moved to tho right or left,  without disturbing tho sighting, so as  to follow the apparent motion of the  sun. A shutter Is so placed that It  Intercepts tho reflection from the mirror, which Is operated by it.key -at  tho bottom ot the mirror. The operator, by depressing the key, moves  tho mirror, and so permits the  Flash of tho Light  to^be^ reflected. A short depression  reflects a short flash, and a long de-  Pi1---*'**-?-,*.!-" l0������B?������' "ash. This enables  the Morse alphabet to be lisoil���������tho  ordinary dot and daBh system of the  ���������i-L.BE**..Wo lnstru"^nt. The distance  which these sun flashes will travel is  hardly    credible.      The    record    was  !V^d0T,b>;-Cilllialn w- A. Glasstord/ of  tho United States army* signaling  corps, who In some experiments in  i������_?*-?_r!h."fm*-*.-0.aY 8UC<-eeded In open-  .F . P.nna maintaining communication  by heliograph between Mount Ellon  H-.1,. *.?. M������unt Uncompahgre, Col-  ������rn_**?Tls; n,llos apart. He used an  eight Inch  mirror.      The    larger    tho  flash.     The ordinary  English  service  pattern Is five inches in diameter.  It  is  claimed   that  In    Algeria nu'ssages  have boon sent 170 miles,  but this is  hardly verified.     Our    Indian    forces  have   maintained   communication    for  long  distances,   but  nothing   to  compare    with  the   CaIlfoi.il.ui,     In  one  well known Instance,    In  the   Wazlrl  expedition,  communication    was    kept  up with a live Inch mirror, a distance  ot   70   miles.      It   Is  only   In   a   very  clear,    sunshiny country    that    these  distances  can  be  covered.      In  England it would probably be impossible  to send a message more than 20 miles,  save  under  unusual  conditions.     The  climate makes  the    heliograph    comparatively useless.     A regular system  of     training     has     for     somo     time  been established for thc British array  in the signalling school   at Aldcrshot.  This school, it may seem strange, had  for somo time to suffer from the Jealousy   ot ��������� other    arms.        Engineering  oftlcers,   in   particular,   regarded    tho  trained  signallers    ot    infantry  regiments aa unimportant encroachers on  their telegraphic communications. But  the heliograph    has lived  down    this,  and today it and  the telegraph work  in harmony.     In the signalling school  a soldier is    trained  tor   00 days, attending five lessons of one hour each  day,  one of the    lessons being    glvon  after dark.     Before considered proficient .men must be able to send or to  read a mesage sent at the rate of 12  words a minute.     This will show the  immense number of messages that has  passed with Ladysmith    and the victorious relieving army.     If our helio-  graphlsts   there   do    their    duty,   the  besieged   at   Ladysmith   ought   to   bo  kept almost as well informed of dally  doings as though they had their dally  newspaper  delivered   regularly before  breakfast each morning.     When it is  required to send a message to a place  In such a direction  that the operator  stands   with   the   sun   behind   him,   a  duplex mirror   has to be used, so' that  the  suns   rays    are    caught    on   one  glass and sent back on the other. This  involves   careful   adjustment,   and   is;  more complicated than  when  the sun  is  In  front.      A  variety of the heliograph is the    __eliost.it.      In this    the  signalling  is done by interruptions of  tho   flash.      The   flash   Is   maintained  constantly in the direction of the desired terminus, save when the shadow  falls   across   it.      These   shadows  are  made long or short, as they are meant  for  dots   and   dashes,    and    by   their  length the message Is  read.  No other  method of day signalling can go nearly   so   far  as   the  heliograph.      A  two  foot flag  signal  cannot be  seen   further than three miles with the  naked  eye,   or   double   thai  distance with   a  telescope.   o   HELIOGKAPHING  "Description  of  the  Speaking by Sunlight���������It Has Been in Use for  Many   Tears.  Most o������ the news which lias come  irom Ladysmith during the siege has  been transmitted from the beleaguered town to General Buller on the Tugela by means of either the heliograph or flashlight. Eight hundred  years ago North Africa had a system  of wireless telegraphy by which places  a hundred miles apart could exchange  messages in a few seconds. In Algiers buildings were erected on Prominent sites over the land, with adjustable mirrors on the roofs. The  sun's rays railing on these mirrors were flashed In tho sky, and  ���������were���������visible���������at���������great���������distances.-* it-  was easy to arrange a plan by which  the flashes of different length should  mean various letters, and so make it  possible to exchange conversation.  Then  the  World Went to Sleep  And it was not until the time of the  Crimean war that the possibility of  talking by sunflash began to arouse  attention. The Russians used mir-  rors   for  this   purpose    largely    when  BOER   PRISONERS  They Are Well Treated at CaPe Town  ���������British  Playing  Cricket  and  Football  at Pretoria.  riGURES THAT LIE  o  Tho man who assarted that fig-  urea cannot lie, wasn't acquainted  with a Canadian Grit minister of  ffnance. The Toronto Mail in the  following, tells how a figure trick is  worked, usually by the Laurier government  Tie federal estimates exhibit a  proposed estimate of $40,068,000. It  i3 stated by one agency supporting  the Ottawa government that last  year the supplies asked aggregated  151,116, 874, and that therefore the  expenditure was reduced by over  two millions of dollars," and "great  economy" is shown. There is a  trick in this statement of the case.  It is a trick that is repeated year  by year. When Mr. Fielding brought  down his estimates for 1897 the amount a3ked was $41,647,000. This.it  was said, was $2,300,000 less than  thc previous "eyar. _ For the next  year 944,607.000 was asked. This was  three millions more than the previous estimate, but it was proclaimed as another two million Tedn-"^n.  For 1SS9-00 the figure was $49,211,000.  they were besieged in Sebastopol, and"  this led the English army to examine  the matter. But it was not until 30  years later that the "mirror telegraph." aa some called it, was adopted by the Indian army. Thirty  years after the Crimean war even our  war office began to think that there  might be something,in this little appliance. In 18S5 experiments were  begun by the English army with the  heliograph,, and they were so satisfactory that four years later every  regiment and battalion In the service  was supplied with two. Since then  there has not been a. military campaign without abundant demonstration of its usefulness. It has been  the great means of holding communication with the army that has Just  been relieved in Ladysmith during tho  present campaign ,and every one remembers how at the most critical  moment of the fierce Roer attack on  the nritish position the sun was  clouded, and so it was impossible to  convey further news of the battle.  In the recent campaign against native  tribes In Northern Tndln. tho hello-  graph waa invaluable, and by it the  most outlying posts were kept In  constant touch with headquarlcrn.  Your enemy can cut the wire ot your  field telegraph linos: ho cannot intercept the flashes nf your mirrors.  Many years before this, in th . Tr.in.o-  vaal war of 1880, one* r,t the besiege'i  Brltish garrisons tried by every possible means to open up cnmm'.inlra-  tion with-other British torr-oa many  miles off. Runners wi-rr. Intr-rceptod.  messo.ges never got through. The  Boer ��������� vl-iiance ��������� closed all ordinary  means of sending news.     At  lost  A. Bright Idea  Struck - on.e of- our officer... There  was no heliograph with our troops,  but the officer got a shaving mirror,  and used an ordinary clotii cap 'IK a.  shade. He* put the mirror at an angle  to reach where he, thought the British relief, column might be. find ntm-t-  ed"flashes in' the sky by quickly covering and exposing the-mirror with  hi:, cloth ca.p. At first came no response. The work wok was continued,  the signal work being flashed around  all likely places. Then there came  a flash back from the far distance.  With straining eyes and beating heartii  the besieged men read out tlie signals  sent from scores of miles away: "All  well. Relief quickly coming." "What  Is the heliograph? Briefly, the heliograph is a circular adjustable mirror  of mirrors, usually mounted on a tripod stand, and with a sighting arrangement attached. The mirror Is  adjusted until the shadow from the  sighting rod���������the rod which stands on  The London  Times correspondent, al  Cape Town writes uh follows:  A few days ago 1 took occasion 10  visit the Uuer prisoners of war at  Simons Town on board the Gunarn  transport Catalonia, to which they  have recently beeu transferred from  the..Manila, which brought them round  from. Cape Town. originally Uiey  had been on board Her Majesty's ship  Penelope at Simons Town for some  weeks before their removal to the  Docks Hospital in Cape Town harbor.  The Catalonia was anchored well out  in the bay, no doubt to prevent a  repetition of the attempts to escape  by swimming which were made from  the Manila rather more than a. week  ago. The arrival of a boat alongside at once attracted a crowd on the  deck of the Catalonia, all interested  in any little change in the monotonous routine of a prisoner's life.  Climbing on deck I at once lit upon  acquaintances, men I had met at  Bloemfontein, Pretoria, Johannesburg,  or invthe Boer laager at Sandsprutt.  There-was much laughing over our  meeting .again under such unexpected  "circumstances. ���������One "Ot^Trry��������� friends-  reminded me jocularly that I had not  kept my Promise of spending a few  days shooting springbuck on his farm  in the Free State, to which I could  only rejoin that I- knew that he had  gont out rooinek shooting himself and  was not to be found at home. They  then did the honors of the ship, taking  me round the deck and introducing  me  to  various  other*,  of their fellow  .prisoners. An   orderly  was     present  for form'- _afi;_! but took no pun in  our proceedings, except now and  again humorously to deprecate some  of the criticisms my friends passed  upon their quart/-.��������� *���������������������������- orisoners  were scattered all over the deck, some  reading or playing draughts, other"*  pretending to. fish or walking about.  Some looked profoundly bored, others  were holding most animated conversations, chiefly about the war. A  favorite amusement seemed to consist  in  Chaffing the Sentries  or the crew about the British reverses. One wizened little man, a.  Johannesburg bar loafer to Judge by  appearance was treating a sailor to a  most graphic account of how It took  six lancers to capture him at Elands-  laagte, a statement which provoked  much laughter from his fellow prisoners. The dinner bell then rang and  we went below. The whole dimly  lit space below deck was filled with  rows of wooden tables, with enclo--  iiures for the prisoners' kits, and with  hammocks slung to the low ceiling.  They were* not very cheery quarter*-,  it must be confessed, and the prisoners complained very freely about  them, contrasting them with the comfort they had enjoyed at the Docks  Hospital in Cape Town. Tt Is tru"  that the space occupied by s*nm_ -ISO  prisoners on the Catalonia Is the i-imf*  ;is that allotted to 1,200 of mir soldiers on their way out; and. as the  captain of the Catalonia said lo m"  afterwards*. "Tf the soldiers were _o  pleased with their accommodation ;'r.d  feeding that they Hpcclally _.->nt ;i -Imputation to thank me before they left  they ship, I don't sc*e why these Briers  should grumble iC they gr:t thr* samf-  treatment." Still, it must be remembered th-it most of Ih*.* prisoners,  especially those taken a.r. Elnnclsln-  agate. arc men belonging lo the m'd-  dle and upper classes, and acciiriloni-  ed to live In considerable d.mr.nl.  These naturally find their pres1 nt  quarters sciualiil. gloomy and unPleu-  sarit. riesirlps. I ho prisoner's life ir-'.  very monotonous and depressing and  calcul.iled to encourage grumbling.  Nor can the want of exercise and  confinement in such close f|tiarters In*  very conducive) to health. r have  good reason to believe, however, that  the Catalonia is being used merely as  a temporary prison, while better nuar-  ters arc lining arranged for on short*.  Apart from the complaints mrpiiny referred to th - lot of the prisoners is  not a very hard one. The only t-isk  Imposed on them in thai or ko.pln!!*  their own quarters clean. They ar?  allowed to receive visitors on certain  days of tlie week.     Their friends may  supply them with any luxuries they  like In the way ot deck chairs, clothes,  cakes, fruit or tobacco; In fact everything except money and spirits; and  as very tow ot them have not got  relatives In Cupo Colony, or else  friends among tho Uitlanders staying  down here, they havo no reason to  feel particularly lonely and forgotten,  Their food is not luxuriously, or very  varied, but Is sufficient and healthy.  Tha meal I saw consisted bt boiled  boot, . potatoes, pickles, bread and'  coftce. Prom such Information as  comes to hand through Boor sources  It would seem that .  Oiir Prisoners  now  confined in  the  neighborhood  of  Pretoria are well treated.     It is rumored that they get rather less meat  and rather more mealle pap than the  soldiers care for, but in tho   hot   climate of Pretoria and with not enough  exercise to  keep them In condition a  mainly   vegetarian    diet  can  do    no  great harm.     They have--an enolosure  suniclently large to allow them to Play  cricket and football  in.     From what  I saw myself of tho Boor    leaders at  the  outbreak ot  the    war and    from  their   behavior   since,   I   believe   that  they Intend carrying out this war in  u civilized and humane spirit,     Their  have   boen   a   few   undoubted   Instances   ot   unfair   trickery,   or  firing   on  stretcher parties, or of misuse of  the  white  flag.     Thoro Is a very considerable rulllanly   element    among    the  poorer back country Boers   and    tho  "mean -white*"  in the oltles,  and  the  discipline   ot  the  Boor  commandos  is  not always sufllclcnt to restrain these.  But,  as a rule ,tho better class Boer,  if   not    exactly    ohlvalrous,   is    kind  hearted,  and  ut    Magersfontein    and  elsewhere frequent Instances of kindness to our  wounded    soldiers    have  boon recorded.     In fact It Is doubtful  whether  In  any  war  fought  hitherto  so much consideration has been shown  on both sides to the wounded.   Almost  invariably  tho    wounded   have    been  given buck to their own side, although  it Is a fact that   with    the    wounds  caused by the    modern   rifle quite 25  per cent of the wounded aro able to  return to the front within two months.  Tho duty ot carrying on tho   war humanely and of treating prisoners  consideration  is  enjoined not only by  the   general   feeling   of  civilized   society;  but especially   by the   circumstances  of  this particular war.      We  are fighting not against a hostile and  rival  nation   which  wo  desire   to  injure   and   crush,   but  ngatnst  a  mistaken political . ambition    which    has  been a permanent menace to the peace  of South  Africa and has cheeked   its  development.     The men we are fighting  against today  are    tho    brothers  and   cousins   ot   many   of  our  fellow:  citizens,   and   aro   themselves   to   become our fellow    citizens when    this  war Is over.  Good Feeling.  While determined to   carry out this  war    successfully    at   all    costs,   we  ought always to bear the future settlement in mind, and as far as is compatible with  military*   necessities    dr������  nothlng that might even by exaggeration  bo  twisted  Into  ill  treatment' of  our enemies,  or those whom we suspect  to be  our enemies.     Every uct  of kindness ta wounded Boers on' the  field, every littl a comfort provided or  concession made to the Boer prisoners  in our  hands,  will  make the  task of  settlement easier hereafter and help to  lessen the bitterness of racial feeling  which will for some years to come survive  the long    historic    conflict    between the'English   and the Dutch  in  South  Africa.      So.  too. In tho disaffected  districts    of  the colony    Itself  our  commanders  had    better    resign  themselves to the difficult  position of  being In  a practically hostile country  in which they aro yet bound to treat  the inhabitants with all the consideration due to friends.     It Is very llttl-  use. and may be very much harm, to  deal harshly with  them because   they  are known to have sympathy with the  Republicans, to have proclaimed them  openly,  or even    to have    entertalnci  their    commandos when    passing    by.  Rebels who   have   actually taken up  arms   and  spies   against  whom   ther-  la good evidence should, of course, be  punished  severely. '   But-against   the  passively  disloyal  or  doubtfully loyal  the  only      thing to     be done      Is to  strengthen one's own force sufflclentlj*'  to be quite indifferent to their actl'ons.  Tt is  better to be obliged to send out.  a  few   extra battalions    in   order    to  carry through  the war In  this  fashion  thnn   to  do anything  unnecessary    to  embitter raco  feeling in this country.  WAR WITH WILD ANIMALS  Tho  stockmen    of    Wyoming  are  ���������waging   florco war upon the wolves,  mountain lions and coyotes,    and a  largo  numbor of  theso  animals   are  being killed.   At the last session of  tho legislature a bill was pnBsod appropriating the sum ot $25,000   to be  UBed aa bounty on predatory wild animals at the rate ot 9 for each wolf  pelt and $1 for each cqyoto pelt.   A  number ot professional hunters and  trappera   were engaged   to  work  in  different sections of tbe   state,  but  the wolves    were*    so  shy that the  business    became    unprofitable.      It  was then that the stock associations  wore formed,  each stockman agreeing to pay the sum   ot f 1 on each  coyote or wolf killed within   a certain district. These associations were  composed of about   20 members    to  start with, and when a hunter killed  a wolf he received, In addition to the  state bounty of $3, the Bum ot   120  from the ^association, being' allowed  to retain  tho hide, which he 'would  then sell for ?2 or $3.   Tho   first of  these associations    was    formed   in  Cheyenne and was made up of    20  ranchmen, who   live In tho country  north ot   Cheyenne   and   south    of  Horse creek.  &&������.&&&&&&&&&&  The  A   JfcJft'^* i_������i���������_______���������_���������_���������  Revelstoke Herald  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  Ia the leading newspaper of  _������ great mining district* of  Wot Kootenay. It glrea all  tha Utvt mining, telegrap-  Me and lo_kl newi, written ub  tn -Mtb-mtU, reliable and mfl-  able artlelM from un-gu-MUon-  able Information. It enjoyi  % largo circulation and la eon-  Bmueatly, un_-___ll-l aa aa  ftdYMtlalng medium In tte  ������������������Id la wMeh ft U vsMWtM.  Subscription $2,00 Per HnnKm  $1.25 For Six Months,  StrtsQu in RtaGB.  An Ottawa despatch to the Globe  says that the North West Mounted  -Police shall be immediately recruit-  0*1 up to full strength. Recruiting  stations will bo opened at Halifax,  Yarmouth, and likely Sydney, N.S.,  or Port Moultrie.-N. S., St. John.  Ftedericton, and Moncton, N.B., and  Charlottetown, P.E.I. Next week an  announcement will likely be made  of the opening of recruiting stations  in Ontario and Quebec. In the meantime men fiom Ontario and Quebec  who are desirous of joining the police should apply at the headquarters  of the force at Ottawa. Although a  number of the officers ot the force  have gone to South Africa, no additional appointments to fill the  vacancies will be made for some  'time* ~~^~^     " ������������������������������������  ���������NCJOt-PO RATED 1870  Dress Goods and Silks  Without exception tho most com-  * plete stock in the west. It represents all the desirable novelties in  plain and fancy weaves, and oon-  slsts of many exclusive designs In  blouse and dress length-.  White Goods  In this department we are alwaye  L'ully assorted in cottons, cambrics,  sheetings, pillow cottons, piques,  muslins and various other lines too  numerous to mention.  Flannelettes, Prints  and Ginghams  In-these-goods  we   carry  an  im-  - menso range of pattern* and colon.,  from the medium priced to the beat  English and Canadian manufacture.  Linens  We  are    showing    a    magnificent,  - range of linen damask., table cloths,  napkins, doylies, tray cloths and  sideboard covers. Quality considered  our prices are exceptionally low.  Towels and Toweling  Our Btock was never so complete  before. We can supply rou with  any kind, quality or siso from tho  cotton honey comb to tha more expensive Turkish towels.  Flannels  Only the best makes are handled  by us thereby giving our customers  the greatest satisfaction in washing  and wearing qualities. For values  In this department wo aro unsurpassed.  Shirtings and Galateas  We have always kept a large  stock of this class of goods on hand,  but this season we havo added greatly to the assortment,  Carpets and  House Furnishings  In this particular branch' of_our  business we have made a special  effort to meet the requirements of  our customers. We carry the choicest  selections to be had from foreign  and   Canadian  manufacturer-.  It _____ a foremo-t plaet te  (ha race for promlnenta and  ���������avvlurltr witfc _Mln_M  kouaea and aa _ ���������onsequenea  ���������������_������ mora bialnca* wit*  UtoM reQuring printed ���������tatl-  ���������fflnery and office auppllea than  mar other printing   eetabllak-  ���������aent in Daatern British. Oel-  ���������mbla. Tha slaaa oJ work  turned out haa been pr-noun-  aad equal to any thing st tba  kind executed In tbfl large  tltlea by mueb Iarg_a pato*--  erleo.  Job Printing Department  la -inlppad  with  tha   latest .  iacaa In type deelgna   and aU *  work entruated to The Herald  to    _______    by   axprlaac-a  ���������workmen who thoroughly nn-  OaMtMd tka proper nae ef tka  material at- their Atapoain.  The Herald does not isJm to  be the only printing houe ia.  tha district but it <X������tt ateiw  to be  ThoroUglily Up-To-Date In  Every Particular  Bstima.te-  tton.  furnlshed    on"   applica-  Hudson's Bay Stores  _CALGARY.  And ta ������ poaltioa to gii** a_  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  apace In its publication or  for job' printing, aa can be  given by any other house of  the kind In British Columbia.  Write for estimates and aam-  plea of printing. All weilc  turned out promptly and eat-'  lsfoctorlly. One price to aH.  No job can be.too large or  too email for The Herald'a  eonBlderatlon. Special: attention given   to order* by mttf.  A. Jv.:::SON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Wednesdays and Saturdays.  -M������-&i������i-MMMM������-iN������-*$i������  ubie Eagle  CAPITAL $1,000,000   IN   ONE DOLLAR SHARES.    $400,000 IN THE TREASURY  FIRST BLOCK  OF TREASURY SHARES  NOW ON THE MARKET  FOR A LIMITED TIME AT   10  CENTS:  JOHK  Director  J.   Youhg.  of   The    Oalgary  Herald.  DIRECTORS:  Wm. F. Coorba^e,  . i  Manager  The   Cochrane   Ranch,   I/mited,  Macleod. \ Managing  W. B. Pool, President Great  Western Mines,  Limited, Ferguson and Kevelstoke.  J. D. Graham, I F. W. Godsal,  Gold Commissioner, Atlin, B. C. | Eancher,    Pincher   Creek  i  Gko.   S.   McCab-tbr,   Solicitor,  Reyelstoke.  "W. M. Brown, Proprietor   St    Leon   Hot1, [Springs,   Revelfctoke.  The Double Eagle Company has been formed for the purpose, not only of m ning its present properties-  hut of acquiring promising clumis and developing them to an extent that will justify their.sale to English and'  other companies at a profit. Thc company already owns and has paid for in full, the Trilby and Old Saul  properties in the faniou.*. Fifth Kivei district, and a three-quarters interest in the May Bee mine, in the  Lardeau district on- uv.d a half miles from Ferguson Sufficient promoter's shares have been set aside for the  purchase  of the rem lining  quarti-r. . -  The  May Bee is  the sister claim   to  thc    now  famous  Nettie  L, which  has  broken all records  in   British.  bia   for   lar"c   bodies   of  phenomenally   rich   ore.    Thc  May   Bee   and   Nettie  L   were    located   together in  il  4  1  ,<  i^  ��������� _\  V  "  il  Columbir  -1H92   by  Mr.  W." B  tho  same  rich ore  on  in  gold,  copper,   silver  'ool (who lias been appointed manager of the Double Eagle. Co.) Both claims carry identically  thc surface and the same remarkable ledge runs through both, carrying high values  'and    lead.      Thc   promoters  have  already  spent $4,000   in developing the May Bee,  with  place  thc  mine quickly   on  a    limited   extent  in    fully  a  shipping basis the   company now  offers  the public  paid    and   non-assessable treasury  shares  (par value  excellent results, and in order  to  the  opportunity  of   investing   to  $1)   at   10 - cents  each.  Shares will be sold in blocks of 100 and upwards.  The company reserves the right to   withdraw > the s;-le of shares from  the market   at   any time   without   notice  Appictoo, may  be sent  - tbe Secret^, ^ H   ^^^   REVELSTOKE,  Or to JHO. J. YOUNG   HERALDBLOCX, CALGARY. PBAOB PROSPECTS  Kruger   and  Steyn    in   Communlcn.  tion with Salisbury.  London, March 10.���������The Dallr Moll  publishes the following from Pretoria,  March 8, via Lorenzo Maruuez,which |  hag boen censored by the Boer gov- j  eminent:      "Conversations    I have  bad -with tho highest statesmen show  Uiat  the   Boera   want eome arrange-  neat... They say that it England  Is  waging' a v. ai* ol conquest, they   -will  fight to a finish,' otherwise I believe  ibat a plain statement ot the British  tatontlons will reveal a basis for ne-  -gotl&tionfi now that England's prestige is repaired.     Kruger and Steyn  "   on  Monday  at Bloomlon-  -"--    of    tho  a  cable-  The  pro-  i  ',.  m-.  t  SIEOH OF MAFEKINQ  Boers  Preparing  for a Pinal  Assault  on  the Town.  London, Feb. 12.���������A correspondent of  the Dally Mail at Lorenzo Marquuis  telegraphing Saturday says:  According to Boer reports the fall of  Mafeking Is certain. There has been  heavy fighting this week and the  Boers have been shelling ' the town  from all the forts they have captured.  Colonel Baden Powell cleared all the  natives out ot the town, but the Boers  drove them back. The Boers are  preparing for a final assault -with the  idea- that the capture ot Mafeking  Will raise the drooping spirits of the  burghers.  One ot the Boor prisoners captured  at Driefontein says that the siege of  Mafeking has . been  raised.  BEAUTIFUL PLAINS  oonferred  ���������   ���������.  tein  on  the   incorporation  ab-Tla  representations    in  Sram  to  Lord  Salisbury,  serration of the two republics' Independence is a sine qua non."  Tho Berlin correspondent of the  Dally Mall says: "I learn that thero  is dlssontion between'-Kruger and  ffoubert. The latter haa resigned.  Probably Kruger will assume the  okiet command. General Schalberg  and other commandants are also  likely to -resign for similar reasons  bocauao Kruger Ignored their advice  tt make peace overtures after ������**������������������  last Boer victory."  o   KRUGER AND  STEYN  BRITISH   FOUC.K!  the  W lluess the Defeat of tho   Boors at  the Battle  ot  Osfontein  London, March 10.���������The war office  haa  received the following from   Lord  Roberts: _ ���������,  - "Poplar Grovo, March 8.���������Preai-  dents Kruger and Steyn were both  present at the light of March 7th.  and did all In their power to rally  :their* troops. The rout however was  ootnplete, the men declaring that  Uiey could not stand against the British artillery and such a formidable  force   of  infantry.  Osfontein, March 9.���������In the course  et   tho  operations    the    9th   lancers  attempted to get closer to the Boers'  right with   tho    object   of  charging,  but- the  Boers   come   out   in   great  torce and the lancers were   compelled  to retire.    A battery    was    sent  flu-ward to hold tho enemy In cftf-K  while  the   GrahaniBtown    volunteers  _ad a company of mounted Infantry,  aapporte-   by  another    battery,   engaged the Boers on their right flank.  The  Boers  flred  their shells,  falling short however, and they made a  stubborn defence of the kopje on our  rtght.    Enfilading the battery  killed  IS of the battery horses. The mounted. Infantry  gradually    repelled    the  Boera   and  the  battery  then - took a  position   and-   oxpelle'd     them   from  their laager in confusion.   The' Boers  held  a strong position on the north  bank of the river but the "flight from  the southern   bank   compelled     them  to     retreat.       They    showed    great  adroitness :in    getting    away     the  .���������wagons and   displayed  a  bold  front  while the rest of tho force was busy  in-spanning.     General   (French's   dl-.  jrision consisted of three brigades of  oavalry,   two    of  mounted    infantry  ���������ad   seven' horse  batteries. "   *   o   IMPERIAL.   GOVERNMENT  Oonsiders  That the  End    of the War.  Io   Drawing   Near.  London,     March     10.���������Sir .   Mloliael  Only Twenty-Five Miles From Bloemfontein���������No" Heavy. Fighting.  London, March 12,���������The Dally News  has the   following from Asvogal Kop,  dated March 11*.  "The march wiis continued .today to  thin point. No Boers were seen on  the way. The British aro now only  25 miles from Bloemfontein,  Dreifontein, Orange Free State,  March 11,���������General French's cavalry  brigade, advancing on Bloemfontein  unexpectedly, found the Boors in a  strong position ., In the Driefontein  kopjes  yesterday.  General Kelly-Kenny's division arriving severe fighting ensued. The  Boers resisted stubbornly, but were  driven from their centre position,  leaving a number of dead and wounded and 40 prisoners. The British  force Is moving forward today. During the fighting in which live regiments took part with artillery, th'.;  Boers though forced from their position clung tenaciously to the other  kopjes,' shelling the British freely with  three guns and two Vlckers-Maxlms.  The British cavalry began to turn the  Boer position, but night fell before the  movement was completed. The Boers  retired during the night;   o   Provincial   Treasurer   Davidson   Returned By a Handsome Majority  Winnipeg, March 12.���������The polling  tor the vacancy In Beautiful Plains,  caused hy the resignation ot Mr. En-  nis took place on Saturday with the  followlug result' Tho candidates  were Provincial Treasurer Davidson  and  J.  Crawford.  ,    Davidson..   .. ...771  Crawford..   ..   ..   ..   ....503  With  two email, polling    places   to  h.ar from.  Davidson had a majority of 127 in  the town of Neopawa.  I At the last general election, December 7, 1899, the following were the  majorities at the several polling  placea for the candidates In Beautiful  Plains:  Polls Ennis.  Davidson  Neopawa (S polls)  4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   li   14   IB       1  single emotion.    Up  to  tho present  the world ot time has seen nothing  . so  sublime.   Aa Canadians wo    are  ! proud   to   havo ai   pairt in   this.   As  ' Western men, my brethren from the  tho West, wo aro proud ot the men  we havo already sent, we are proud  of you,  proud to he able to say   to  the empire ot all that have gone, ot  all that aro going, to that lone empire,   liberty's   friend,   tho   friend  ot  all, yet hated by so many from pettiness and envy    "This  is your gift,  this Is tho man    wo    send, steady,  bullets   hall     or    shrapnel,  under ', privation,    In  rain    and'   storm,  whether  rend, patient  trench   labor, .In   .  ready to drudge, to watch in sllonce,  * -.-���������_ v-it.������.������!. the  feel that It is somewhat unfair that  a man who has, with much labor, gathered together his kit, shquld have to  pay tribute to somo careless outlaw  who, finding himself minus a belt,  promptly seizes that belonging to the  righteous man and then goes on parade slick and smiling. We do not  think that trick was learned In the  North "West, where there have heen  such things as vigilance committees."  IMPERIAL B/-.N';,  of mm  Head Oflice, Toronto  toy v_ ui _-(&-, ������.-   .. .  to boar repressed ardor but when tho  24  6  i  1  42  ti  10  8  1  22  Tie  Tie  1  1  to u*__r __i'������-o-._  _   word to close is given, whether sound-  fly to.  )  has    annihilated  years    especially  wora to ciu-u ib __..v    ed by bugle or passed by touch, by  finger signals, eager to fly to. tho  bayonet   charge."   (Cheers.)  The  space.  telegraph  In   other  space.       iu    - ___.    ...  when serving  in   distant    countries  men fought as it were removed from  the bulk   of  their    fellow,    citizens.  But today tho  telegraph    places us  In  the battle field  Capital Authorized,  Capital Paid Up,  Best,  $2,500,000.00  $2,311,034.00  $1,502,172.00  tWW!FI. WWWWtfWWW I  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE. MONTREAL  ��������� ���������    _  PAID UP CAPITAL     - - - -      ������Z.000,000  REST FUND - - - - -      91.BOO.O0O  DlEBCTOItS:  Wm. Uolbok MAcrnnmsoH, President, s. H. EwiNa, Vice-Pr*_____t->  *W. M. R__o_t, Baud*- Fir-lit, _*������_y A__c_-i____, j. p. Cl_c__o__,  H. H_h___-d Uot_0-.  F. Vonwtoi THOMAS, G*t___l HlU|**,  A general banking business transacted,    Interest allowed at current  . rates. J. D. MOLSON.  HA-UOK, _av-*_ST____, B.c,  #���������>(<>  H.  DIRECTORS:  S.  Howland,  President  ~        St.   Catherines  109  18  THE  WHITE  FLAG;  Winnipeg, March 18,���������Complete returns from Beautiful Plain3 give  Provincial Treasurer Davidson a  majority of 330 ovor his opponent,  Crawford.  Lord Roberts Telegraphs His Ultimatum to Steyn and Kruger.  London. March 12.���������The; war oflice  has received the: following from Lord  Roberts :dated Driefontein, "Sunday,  March 11:  The following telegram has been addressed '.by me to-their honors, the  state presidents of the Orange Free  State, and the South African Repub  lic.  Another .instance having occurred  of gross misuse-of the white flag and  of: the signal, ot holding, up hands in  token of surrender, it Is my duty to  Inform you that if; such abuse occurB  again I. shall v. most reluctantly be  compelled- to order my troops to disregard the white flag entirely.  : The Instance occurred "on a kopje of  Driefontein yesterday evening and  was witnessed by several -start officers  as well as by myself* and resulted In  the' wounding 'of several; of my officers  -and men.  A large quantity of explosive bullets ot three different kinds were  found 'In Commandant Cronje's laager  and this has been the case in every  engagement: with  your  troops.  ��������� Such breaches o������*;the recognized  __es  of  war and <  ventlon* are" av disgrace to any  power.  A  copy  of  this . telegram  has  been  sent to  my government with the request that it may be communlcaed to  all "neutral powers.  " o  FERVID  ELOQUENCE.  A Remarkable Address by Mr. Davin,  M. P., to the Members of  Strathcona's Horse..  The following Is the text of the  eloquent address delivered by N. F.  Davin, Q.C., M.P., to the members of  the Strathcona Horse on the occasion of. the inspection by Lord Minto  at Ottawa prior to Its departure for  South Africa  Your   Excellency,     Colonel     Steele,  Members of tho Strathcona Horse,  My Friends and Comrades of the  West:  Anything that requires  strong endeavor should be done with enthusiasm.   War is a poor thing if it cannot   be    waged     with     enthusiasm.  There is no enthusiasm like that ot  Ideas.    All  enthusiasm,  has   an  element of nobleness In it.    Even when  mistaken, it is unselfish and strikes  on spiritual keys. * I have said there  __,__������...   __ is no enthusiasm    like the enthusl-  ages of  war and oC tho Geneva con- iasm  of  ideas,    and you  are    happy  -_-*���������__. ���������ro. i, r_ii.__raC- to any civilized |ln this,  that no knight    of old,    no  crusader, no patriot, no pontiff king,  no 'Insurgent ever warred for nobler  Ideas than those for which you go  forth to fight to the death. Slaying  or slain you must be victors, for the  Ideas you represent will have been  raised ���������'. higher and carried further by  your efforts. I have said there Is  no enthusiasm like the enthusiasm  lot Ideas.    The  chevalier  fought for  __.__,_     Wo elbow    the  general in the Hold, wo soe our soldiers at work in the tronches.wo soo  thorn firing, wounded, struck down;  calm and determined on the stormy  rldgo of battle; cool when stemming Its flaming surge and current  of fire. The soldier today fights not  only In the eye* of his leader, tho  gaze of a thousand, millions of his  tellowcltlsonB, tho eyes ot the world,  are on blm.   -  The cruol Injustice which used to  Inhere In war has'to a great extent  been reduced. Heroes used to die by  thousands and one man received -all  the praise, and covered hlB breast  with stars. This is not so any more;  the heroism of the private Is seen  and universally acclaimed today, as  well as that of the commander.  My Western comrades, I pray God  to be your shield  and strength,  to  fill you hearts. with that valor which  strikes   home  but -.-'iB  full   of  pity  and: kindness for the beaten foe;   I  pray you' will all return;    it you" return. I know you will return with the  consciousness     of -duty  . done,   the  master  note of  all    your    country's  achievements; and If you   fall  .what  nobler  fate  could await  any    man  than to die in  battle    tor    such    a  cause, fighting as our fathers fought,  dying aa our fathers died, but in the  case    today,     with     the     venerable  Queen,   great   and   good    men,    the  seats  and  thrones  and   galleries   of  the empire looking down on him and  sanctifying    his    blood   with    their  blessings    and    songs    and      tears.  (Cheers.)  Once more, God bless you. (Renewed cheers.  H5Xi   T  Sutherland,  Stayner  Ellas Rodgers  D  It. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  Vancouvsr, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  ������mmm<  IMiMUUUm&  Ontario: ,  Essex, Vergua, Gait, Ingersoll,  Ltstowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomai,  Toronto, Welland, Woodstock,  Hamilton.        , ,  Qaebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upward* received and interest  allowed.  Debenture-���������Provincial,   Municipal,  and : other debentures purchased.  Drafts and letters of - Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom , United States.  Europe, India., China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand ete.  Gold  purchased.  -   This  bank  Issues Speelal Receipts  which will'be accounted for at anv  of th* Hudson's Bay Co's Posts  the Tukom and Northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Maaager Revelstoke Braaett.  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  '���������  McKenzie Ave.  any  WHITE    GWILLIM   &  SCOTT  Banisters, Solicitor-, Notaries "Public,  -I*.. *-  P. FJURNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Etc.  GENERAL. KITqHENER  POMERANIAN SPONGER  Taylor Bloc^McKen.leAvenu-. Rev-  Money To Loan.  3. U. Scott B.A..  White,.  Q. C.  F. Zi. GwllUau  L. L. B.  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  Official Organ of the Canadian Mounted Rifles Aboard the Troopship.  HARVEY -t MoCABTEB  Hicto-Beach when explaining; to the  bankers the terms of the new loan,  gave -them intimation - that the  government considered the: end of thu  war was near. Since the war estimates have been prepared .events  have taken place which have i changed  i " the .situation. and .'.".probably V not. all  tho  money will  be  required.  Whatever tho government may  know or intend, unofficial opinion  teems everywhere to think that tha  Boer /power ;ia collapsing.  The eight division has been under  orders to embark forV several weeks,  but these orders, so far as the artillery: oontinBent . are". concerned :hav.  been recalled, . Lord Roberta having  reported that no more artillery from  neccessary.     This     is the          . in      th<>. reinforcements  since the. war began.  General  Buller  and Lord    Wolseley  are   understood   also   to  consider  that  no. more  artillery is  needed.  *: Lord   Roberts     haa ; altogether     _>8  guns, including. siege. pieces.  It  is quite clear, that ..General Buller   will    not   try   anything    large   in  future,  as  he  is   to lose   Sir   Charles  ��������� Warren with���������,his 10,000 men,;who have  been* ordered  to    join  Lord : Roberts,  who.   notwithstanding    the    necessity  of garrisoning bis depots, will bo able  to *   operate    a  constantly, increasing  force until by the time: the Trans, aa"  frontier is reached, he will have T9,Q40  troops.     His telegrams   dealing   with  * none essentials is taken to.mean that  ��������� _e-is-up_to_ioine_mischlef as his ap;  parent Inactivity ia usually deceptlve.-  Carnarvon.  Cape  Colony.   March  IS.  ���������General Kitchener    has    arrived    at  Victoria West to organize various col- ,0I  iQeas.      *"������ ,**-"��������� ~:"*"   " i onthnai-  u^nrfor the purpose otsupp^resslng Wb  klng  and   that  personal enthusi  tho   rebellion   which   is   spreading   in waa a nohle thing,  but    u am  this district.     Minor fighting has oe- ���������������             Um  a3  higll    as  the  en-  "       " ~" thusiasm of ideas which made steel  Barristers, Solicitors, Eto. ,  C������moPffl-e-?     Mo s������oisaBanV Block.  Plrs������ Str-Jt. Revelstoke Station. B. C.  j. W. Cross,  Offlef:'   Taytori Block, MaeksBUS    Aveuuo  EeTelstokn. T,.  I    f^romce..eCCity ot Rc!e^L!__  ourred In; se-veral districts.  OPFlCIAIi   LIST  home was  first      pause  Of-the Officers of Lord Strathcona's  . Contingent.  Ottawa, March 12.���������Lieutenant Colonel Steele yesterday received from  the war office the following official  seniority list of officers as appointed  by Lord "Strathcona and approved b>  the war office:  Lieutenant Colonel Samuel    Benneld  Major   Robert  Belcher.  Major   Arthur  Edward   Snyder.  Major  Arthur Murray Jarvls  ' Mfiior Richard  Carnie  Laurie.  C_Pt_in Donald  McLean-Howard.  Captain George Whitelleld Cameron  Captain     Francis     Lennox       Cart  WLfehutenant Robert Henry Boyd Mc-  Lieutenant   Frank   Harper. ���������  Lieutenant  Ernest   Ford  MacK.ee.  Lieutenant   JtSerlsan.  their  flails  ot "as  of-Cromwell's    soldiers ��������� and.  blows, to  fall  like    threshing  on men ot -the same blood,  Btrong courage, perhaps of even higher,  but whose   -inspiration    did    not  flow from the same exalted level. It  was   enthusiasm    of ideas    that enabled  the Greeks, to    roll    back the  Persian Invasion' at Salamis, singing  poeans, scattering and sinking a thous  and ships.    It  was    the enthusiasm  of ideas that gave   victory    to    the  Israelites  over  the    Canaanites:     it  waa a similar enthusiasm that built  the  Mahommedan   empire;     it    was  that:same enthusiasm that gave edge  to; the crusader's, sw-ord;   and today,  a Britisher  fighting -for  the  British  empire has behind him, around .him,  Within him, in his-heart, in the holy  of  holies  ot  his  soul,  all  that ever  Inspired'"men nobly In the past. The  A copy of   the   first- issue    of "The  Pomeranian  Sponge,"  a unique newspaper published on board the Canadian  troopship  Pomeranian,     reached    The  Sunaay  World, Toronto,  on  Saturday.  from "Trooper   Charlie   Rubra,   of   the  Canadian Mounted Rifles.     The paper  is dated February 5th, 1900, and come".  to Toronto .from Cape Verde. It is  a bright sheet,- printed by means o������ a  duplicating machine. * The salt water  has caused the ink to run, thereby obliterating a" large portion,of the reading matter,', but.what can be made^out  la interesting. The salutation reads  as  follows:'  "To our Readers: 'You have in I .���������mnVrpRT4������ CHURCH���������BoTolBtoke  your hands the first issue o������ 'The P"!?^ everv _=_u____ aill a__-_-_7._>  i'omeranlan Sponge,' a newspaper chat ���������  *     -   *������������������������**  ���������*> m     to which  Table Jfuruished with  the market affords.  Liquors and Cigars,  bedrooms. Bates  Monthly rate.  the choicest  Best Wines  Large, light  et    a   day.  we claim will be unique, if nothing  else, as it is and will be (as far as we  know) the only paper published in this  part  of the country. *'  "We Intend to make it a paper for  the people, without any class-distinction whatever. In politics, it will be  independent���������and conseuqently its  columns will be open to the highest  bidder.  "We have succeeded in * closing a  contract (at tremendous cost) wilh  Signor Marconi, whereby we shall receive daily, by wireless telegraphy, all  the latest-war news. This news we  guarantee to be as authentic-as the  ship's coffee, and therefore, thoroughly: reliable.  "One of the main features of* 'The  Sponge'  will  be  its   treatment  of  the  of  p.m.    Blb'e   -f<_s  at   2:30   p.m.,  " 'welcome.  Prayer  mcotliB at 8 p.m.  ^Wodn^y^   t   MBitzIKB, Pa,t<���������,.  month at ilMO ".Rm-T] FATHER THAYKB.  -AMBER -LOYAL  Lieutenant Pavryfall. white  Lieutenant Montague  Henry Whiti.  ^Ueutenant Huntley   Douglas Brodie  mL������e.?-_-ant   James   Fraser   MacDon-  ^Ueutenant   John-Edward   LeaWe.  Lieutenant        Reginald        Mortimer  ^eU-enaht-Thomas^Kdward^Eooley  Lieutenant .Albert - Edward  Christie.  Lie-tenant Aler. Welle Strange   -   ,-  Lieutenant George Edward Laidlaw  Lieutenant     Guy .Hamilton-   Kirii,  P Lieutenant Henry Tobin. *  Lieutenant William Parker  Lieptenant  Irwin  A  Snider.  Lieutenant   Campbell  mo. Surgeon.    ._���������  Lieutenant  Geo.  "lnary*"Offlcer.-���������:^ *    ���������o- ���������  CANADIANS IN IT  single, sublime idea of God, of  local news.  "We  have engaged   a   full  staff  local  reporters, and anything that es-  - ._ .,_.��������� -_fi-.-_--_uiu. h*> of 'about sf  SOLVATION ARMY��������� Kcl tsn    every ".ght  in tliolr hall on Front Street  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m.  and 7: SO p.m. Class meeting at the  elose of the morning service. Sabbath Bchool and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer, meeting every Wed-  ���������-_ ._ <-rpT_ln������. at 7:30. The public  Seats free.  The  Columbia  House.  Good accommodation. A. good bar  well supplied with choice wine*?*  fiqnois and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All T rain-.  Brown  & Pool  Proprietors  -   nesday evening at  ���������^J������___-__saf^i?" TKi.SSSWK'ffi*.  much consequence as  same single, 8UDn___ iue��������� ������_.  _^���������, _.      individual dignity, ot freedom, which   is Taylor's  Irish  terrier,  blazed from the spears of tha Round I h's -tail is cur_talled):  Heads .at Naseby, are yours; the symbol  that .gleamed   on  the  crusader's  standard Is your symbol;    the central lde_s graven on the scimitar of  Saladin   is   your  central, idea;      no  knighterrant ever wore on his sleeve  the"*"ba_ge~of-"a**nobler-^lady-=than-she  for  the   completeness of 'whose lm-  perlal-diadem you  have. entered  the  .._x_.:������������������ xi_>    _,._-oner* -rnulcl-   feel     a  mascot, ;��������������������������� and  Brown-Keen-  Stevenson, Veter-  Montreal, March 8.-Th_ ������%������"  the following cable ^JJv"??.  mond Smith. Ita special o_rre������ond-  ���������nt:  Russian > policy in Afghanistan Foreshadowed���������Ameer True as' Steel  London, March 10.���������The Ameer of  - .AXghaniatan" authorized his ��������� London  :-_e*ent-to-pablteh-theJollowtng_polic_y*_  of "Afghanistan ; towards' Great  Britain and Russia.      After saying that  he devoted much anxious thought 1o  the possibility of Russia talcing advantage of the Transvaal war to ad-  . vance through Afghanistan to India,  Us highness adds  "I have com. to the conclusion that   iu..  Rnseia feared    Afghanistan,  aa "war       "Dreifontein,  March. IB.���������The Can  With Afghanistan would mean a gen-   adlans with tha headquartm staff of  oral rising of all Islam, which would  Roberta'    army arrived    here    after  spread through Russian Asia.   Russia   dark last evening, too late to   take  __���������   __.   tr/urna  enough    "to combat   part in the unexpected'engagement  at this point. It was expected the  battle would be;resumed this morning in which event the- Canadians  would have been actively engaged.  When daylight cams however they  found that under cover of darkness  the enemy had retired, taking his  guns with him. ���������  _   ���������������������������o   FROM NATAL    - 7  W_l.h -U_,     w_.������ _-_.���������   haa  not., troops  enough  such a rising.   Her hold on the Mussulman country, which she conquered. Is very Insecure.   They hate' her  and with ten times, her power Russia, could  not fight Afghanistan and  India,   eiaccessfully.        Afghanistan  prefer' both slavery .for : their ��������� women  and children ~ to being taken by the  Russians.'.' . The ameer, after saying  tuatr he  le   willing to send   numer-  troops to help Great Britain In  -"--*���������'���������-_-'M.,:.f-'h|i.__.  lists.    No    cavalier* :could-   feel  nobler  loyalty to  the  person  of his  monarch than we do; and the god of  battles irto  clothed    the    sword  of  Joshua with lightning and  centuries  later : dispersed  and   sunk  the  ships  and evil designs of Spain, is the god  .whose *" power** and - protection    and  guidance we Invoke for you. -It it was  sweet and������������������; beautiful to die for country in the days of Augustus, the great  prise ot patriotic death in battle can'  have lost  none-of its    flavor In the  days "of Victoria. It is men like you  who have  built  up  Britain's    greatness *nd  freedom  and    Imperishable  glory.   And It touches   one to think  that  tn  other  years    the    Codrlng-  ton's  the  Nelson's,-the Blake's,; the  Welesley'a: the Gough's, the Roberts';  the Kitchener's, the.Howe's, the Wol-  eeley's, men whose renown can never  pass* away, were going out like you.  ���������*--���������-     ������������������      ha.lns  .       _U.ll     __������     __.  __... ,  .'Our; advertising columns are 'open  for- advertisements of all classes���������If  paid for in advance���������poultry, liquid  refreshments,':: in fact any commodities  known to the militia department  'luxuries' will, be taken in lieu, of ooin  of. the  realm.  .."In conclusion -we would ask our  readers-r.toj.klndly "jremember_*that we  are publishing this newspaper-for-the  amusement and benefit . of the residents of the Pomeranian country, and  we propose- to print freely-and fearlessly anything that may come to oi:r  notice that we consider as being for  the good of the people.  "This  is  our platform,  and whethpr  you   sleep   in   depths  beneath,   or  ar*>  among  the  still  more '*;��������� favored -who  slumber  above  the mess .tables,  or it  'a member,of-the-envied; fifty  iiaSON  ROBERT SA  Wood Dealer  Ithe pioneer livery  reed and Sale Stable of the I__rdeau and Trout l__ko  tr-Mrl  : Draying and delivery worka ���������P������Jal-  t,^ Teams always ready.cn shortest  *Jw������l. for tobbln* -*--  Saddle   and     Pack  j, always for hire. -  Horses-  . Freighting " and. Teaming  -you. arc _ ..������������������...    .  who repose.beneathTthe''.'stars.':we-oaro  not-^we have declared ourselves, ones  and for all.  "And with this warning���������that W-  never go-unarmed���������we close our-salutation."  In the.news items 'there is the^ cast  of ��������� characters: engaged in the "moving  comedy, The Pomeranian,' an well aa  a lengthy article entitled: 'What we  "*"**  here   for?"      After   dealing  with  tAknown, undeeded, not  ___e anything. ������������^,fcta^n������to~\*i  what you have, a wealth of valor m  th.  bJeast,   and   the ^tjmwt   ������������t  are  uei-   ������.u. .  some slight discomforts on the _<ip,  it says:: "We understand now' way  the: Canadian government sent us on  the Pomeranian. It was to make usi  thoroughly hate the Boers.  "Some of us are here because we  thought it was a good way to impress  our best:girls with an: idoa; that we  are fine fellows. When we return  home; we* shall probably find that:our  best girls have grasped the idea and  acted upon It by marrying some:long  _,__,������  hear of  the  St. Peter's Church (Anglican)  ht   a.m..   Holy   Kucharlst;     11  a.m;, matins, litany and sermon' (Holy  Eucharist, first Sunday in;the month);  2: SO Sunday   ' school, or     ehlldr__-  service; Z .7:80 evensong (choral); and  sermon.'      -Holy    Days���������The    Holy  Bneharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  ���������.m.,", aa announced. ���������    Holy .Baptism  after Sunday school at S:1B.  B. Ol Paget, D. D., Pmot.  ' "Bight  specialty.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout lake City.   For particnlars wnU  roriTouB i**������      t CRAIG * HIUJ-AN, __f0X80H'������ Lajtoiko  HevelstoKe Hospital  llatenii-r Boobs la c_an-_U-B.  VacciM   k������P*    oa   hand.  T  i.L, Haig  Dra. McK-ehote   as������   !���������������������  The Revelstoke  Herald i*-^������*^i  K ^>������x*^jzS������������. -safuS.'i.sr-tt-^ ssr .ate������  t_.o������  t.1-,1.1- honor betore everyiniuB,    ^, **���������_������.-_  X ^s-aal ^toltat the_Afghan-. . ������������������'���������"' e^~Tia nCw In posl  ���������Lttdyamith,   March   It.���������The  main  _r_,ns are o-���������*"*-to ������2J������\%������ at  BiggerT^.  ameer  continues.        But    *W"        bertJa at Glencoe.  troublee axe - always my troubles^  her strength is my a*xeB^\^l^  weakness my weakness -Eagl^  must remember I am always ready  to flght for her land, here or  India."  General    Jou-  bert.ls at Glencoe. There    is reason   to  believe that a few   Boers are at |ual  liberty  and  justice,  __��������� ������___w ��������� _.  that places honor betore  that sentiment that despises' the  last extremity, that sentiment that  realizes a life apart from the body,  a.national life,-the life of humanity,  and that knows that in the ideas  and passions of truth and of indlvid-  for our  Notary Public,.  Sole Agent for  in    the trl-  In  WAR LOAN  Sund^thouii the-place Is well for J^ -W-J-^for^toX  tlfled.  hate wrong, and will not see others  enslaved,  it will  live,  and  we shall  live In It when the   bodies in which  London, March 13���������A^despatch re- lwe move have mouldered in the coliln  "''        ",'*~   in I or  become part  of the    wind-blown  FROM  MAFEKING  t nnrlon   March 9.���������Sir Michael Hicks  "���������iItkfXo ^nk^r^gl^  merchants   at   tne   "���������������"���������������  " , ,    .     f  a  -JS 1-aTsa��������� tha"  in^pufoflll ru,-  war loan sum  "'      v the MVernmo*it  SSv'no'lKt-O? wha'tevef of foreign  complications.^, ^   wh<> )B a rT;am^r r  celved by   a  South   African  firm  London:  dated   Mafeking, ^Tuesday  Mach 6   via  Lobatsi, March 9. sws  "All   well   but  town  still  besieged.'  A leodlnir banker   of parliament, said that ;the  ������30.000.000 could be subscrll  lunch time today, and that. -*probably  _J109.00O.O0O would be nubsorlbed beforo  the lints closed. Tho Statist says  that bank*"*��������� believe the appHciition**'  -will exceed  ������200.000.009.  -o- '  veldt. "Dp to the present the greatest moral spectacle,������������������' that the world  has assisted at is that of a nation  borne forward on the top wave ot  Some time ago the Macleod Ga- a great idea. But today .we witness  zette stated that George H. Ham. of something grander far. We see a  the * C.P.R. advertising department, whole empire, composed of different  Montreal, had slipped while getting races, of different creeds, whose, ver-  . -   ���������tv _>_._. hrnVwn "several of  million.-borders  Teach     around   the  to  GENERAL. WHITE  Durban. March 12.���������General White  haa arrived here and. embarked upon  a transport for Bast London.  out of a.'oath and broken "several  his ribs. Mr. Ham now writes  the editor of the nazetto'that it. is  a campaign Ho. His wlte.hlt him  iu the slats w'th an axe in the midst  of a licr.ted r.rgument on original  sin. Tho Gazctto cheerfully retracts  the former libel In order to avoid an  action for damages for about the  amount of the Canadian national  debt.  volunteer.  "Some      of us  are     here  health.*     The '-North  Western winter*,  are cold, and the little one hack towns *  -are too  hot when we owe a: long  bii. j  :���������'  the Rod TBMe Saloon. i  "And   some   ot us  are  here  because '  we cannot swim ashore.  Co not think for a moment that  we wish to c.'tst coldiwater on this  outfit. - Personally we are full of patriotism, porridge and salt coffee���������personally, we believe that all the rest of .  the crowd: are in the same condition j  (excepting the officers -and sergeants  on ' the last two items.")  After  some   observations  to  the  effect that,    a little rod covered     drill  book doesn't make a soldier, and that  a soldier was not properly   a machin*.  oiled up; by sergeants, aa well as dealing seriously with  the work the boys  are going to do, the article continues  "But   if  the  all  wise .authorities  do  not mess ug about too much, wc hope  . to ; be   able   to   show . the : world   that.  I England  intends to come    out on  trip J  Is-    .T.-_Viin_r   she  undertakes, "and-we  Revelstoke  Townsite |  Mminsr. Vx��������� anA  Life lnanr^T-ca . -  om<*.-. Oiu-o^i- (.p n. Demit  fanadiaii  V Pacific  Railway  Soo Line  IBB.     RftllTB  EAST AN������ WEfir  any ouwr jw-.i F1****Ae__ __*��������������������������������� ah train*. Io*___c_m.  iob DrinUng In the paw He**_I**_-������ d������lly for.3t. Paul; Tu<__i*f������  1      -I, _,,_.__,-���������   lf'_il_.r,_l   RstDTrlavii  fnr *.Toronto:' Th������r_l_Tl  for  Has mors readers In Worth  Kootenay than any other ���������������>���������������'���������  haa more advertisers In Rsval-  Btoko than  -  any other pap*1*  _oeB more...���������   city than any other paper; it's |  news is more' spicy and up-to-  date; its influence is greater;  its advertising rates are lowest  circulation considered; its sub  scription rate is only $2.00 pel  annum; it covers the field. Try  It and be with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  and Saturdays  for ..Teronto;. Tharsdaya for  ____tc_I and B__o  DAILY TRAINS  REVEU-TQIK  _00...  8:S0..  ������;M..  rtlatoke��������� arrive   " leave;    leave���������  ���������arrive  To and.from Kootenay Points   leaTe-^-Re velstoke-^a'rriTC..  Went  ..M:l-  ..1I-J0  .16:15  Tickets issued and baggage checked tliro������g_-  ta dCBtiaatlon  \\m WOHRS  world, embracing, in addition to  heroic isles perched on the shoulder  of Europe, island continents in the  southern seas, half a continent under  northern skies in the western hemisphere, the dim millions of India,  the vast interests ot unmeasured potentialities  in   Africa,   wo    see    all  *��������� _���������_.  tne    in  anything   .-"������������������-   -������������������-���������-������ tf._* work '���������  tbe    hope to do  o������//rerti8������emenetaW|nr'The  Amonest the advertisements In 'Tne  PoArrfe?S_i_n Sponge are the* Mlowrtng:  Sbe-Fty   a* he Is under a contract  to  ?educe'nesh"during   the   voyage.      T.  , V^ko1-=e^The^adarren' several   absent-  | minNd������edChT?g- ^OttP-wlnabontcan-  coats, belts, etc.  this and  these-moving   r������1Tfrdh,^!1 ^exine caps, -,;'^'yet*we"cannot but  the great seawave of a united,   high, i not wish to kick, h  Blaoksmillnng, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Pitting,  Tinsmitliing Sheet Iron  Work, Machinery lie-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  .-���������OBT. GORDON  ���������Revelstolt-v  TJniSortaking ������rd Eroba,!:nV*i?  E. Howson & Co,,  _AC_*_*ZI_   AVR.  Rptuil n^-lor-'in Fuml    r .  Cheap Rates  to tbe  Old Country  For fall particulars ������3 to time ratc3, and far-  copies- of. C. P. R. publications, address nearest  local'agent or  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent, Revelstake-  VT. F. Anderson,Trav-UIng PaS3sn?cr Agent  Kelson, B. C.  J.  Coyle,   AssisUn     -Jancril    F_.-_*.g**_-  Agent, Vancouver, B.C. W>w.������w_'**-������**-aw*>*__^-!^  ���������3'-  M-  I.  pringtime  COMING ON ���������rtiaagtg__s  COMING  &oi.y  BIockI fiurluor.    One of the vory  beat  things fur 11.1 s   pctison   Is   ti  ������pi_chilly  ]jri?i-ure<l ami powerful  SAR8APARILLA  lurtdo for ourrtelveH.  It rc-t.ll_ for $1 per bonk- nml will do  mo:J   .rood    than    several  of   putvnt  HH'dk'illi'-,.  Sold only nt the....  CANADA UKUU & ROOK GO.  McKeti-le Ave.    -    ltevol-toVo Station  2 *-I*I"H-M������H-H������fI"H"T*-  i  !  ���������_.  >_������������������  i  *}���������  _-  +  ���������H**H*.f"H* *.  BORN  Saunders���������At Ruvelstol-i;. on . IhitI:  11, lfKKl, to Mr. ��������� nnd Mrs. S>. 1-  HumikIim*!.. a son,  -IcGreooh���������At Ki'vel-nok.t. March 1.,  to Mr. and Mrs. F. AW McGregor, ii  ilauirlitei*.  *    J^ _    /. .        _.     / /_. _- __f __-._.    V,     _������,ol__/  /  /      ���������/.  LOCAL AHO GENERAL HEWS  .St. Patrick'. Day.  ���������-Ti'lephnii- Mt*Ort*!*:oi* if you want  a dray.  A. Ferguson, of Fffgusott, U in  town.  1. T. Brewster left for thu. Rosebery  lnine lii.-t Wi*'Ini'sdi'iy.  15. K. Atkins is riinniiic** the Mail  during A. 0. Thompson's absence.  I-i. I. Green is a .niii.i<.;it,t_ .tgixii. for  tlit? Slocan riding as a Cotton man.  ��������� Wilson's port 'wine;, one nf thu  very bust, kepi by lliu Outiiul.*i Dru^ &  l_ook Co.  The O.irnc-! Oi'L'Ok Consolidate- held  Un.ii*   annual    i net-tintf    on    TiU'sday  ���������iftl-l'IlOt'Il.  ���������(. oliiinliin Comedy Com pany,Opera  House. Monday, the' lSKh. UhulluuKc  hum! anil 'orchestra.  ��������� _ iiL'i.itm- Crt'iiin for making njil  furniture, look bright anil new al thu  Canada 'Drug & Book Co.  ���������-Direct from the coast, theaters.  S'.'c the bijc Columbia Comedy, Opera  House Mondtiy'night.  ���������If ynu want trunks  taken to the station oi  ���������.-.ill on R \V. Mi-Gri'KOi*.  '11. 1J. .'������������������I.eltip.ect*. of lhe'.Ferguson  E.igk*. was in town on Tuesday evening on his way to Russlanil,  ���������E. H. Tiv.eman. photographer's  {ji-aunL visit will liu fur two wuek  lunger, up to about March lOlli,  A C. Thompson luft for the coast on'  Tuesday tn try and linilOut where thu  Mail is "going to get uIt at this trip.  ���������No long waits, specialties between  every act. Columbia Comedy Company.   Opera House Monday night.  1/iwyur Elliott of Tiout Lake City,  who has been away for the winter,  /'-'turned nn Wednesday anil is in  town.-  Alex. Lucas went, down to Rossland  ou Wedni's-I-iy morning. He will be  back in lime for the convention  tonight.  Over 70 passangers and a loljof "mail  from the  east  eainu   up  through  Crow's Nest and Nelson  evening.  ��������� Large supply of Japanese paper  napkins, different si_.s_ and prtees,  just arrived at the Canada Drug &  Book; Co.  The. Columbia Comedy Co. will  prei-enl. the well known drama "Lost  in Xcw York,"' at Tapping'- opera  house on the 10th.  A. : E. Kini'iiid came in from the  Lardeau on Tuesday's train. Ho re  ports  everything  looking  very i'avor-  nml   baggage  any  draying  Thenuxt t'onnly eourl will bu held  on April llth.  A. Allan nf Calgary is in town en  route for the Lardeaii.  AI. Beaton and A. Craig camo np  from thu Landing on Thursday as  ilelegates lo Ihu Conservative convention,  Dr. Ourruthc-i's has moved his residence to tin. hoiisu fiii'iiierly oecupieil  by Dr. iMuKuchnie, which he has  purchased.  'J'hcfsurviees in thu Alelhodistchurch  will be conducted at, thu usual hours  tomorrow by tiiu Pastor. Strangers  in Ihu city arc cordially, invited.  A solemn Tti'Di'iinr will bu sung  after Kvensoug on .Sunday evening iu  St.. Peter's church as an act of thanksgiving to Almight.** God for the recent  successes of Ihe British Arms in South  Africa. Thu whole service will partake  of tlie character of a thanksgiving  service. y  The board of license cominissioners  met on Wednesday evening. A letter  was read from the locul branch of the  W.O.T.U. protesting against the  granting of a license to ID. Corning for  the old -Intel E.I wards. After some  discussion raised by this communication the board adjourned till Friday,  23nl inst.  Evangelists Lewtas and Reed left  this morning fur Rossland. These  gentlemen have .won the huart.s of  the Alethodist people and others of  this city   who   have   attended   their  meetings, by their beautiful singing,  faithful preaching and gentlemanly  conduct. A full church listened lo  their farewell songs and sermon last  night. The best of good '���������wishes,  follow them in their work.  the  Tuesday  SEE THE.  Red Cross  When you have . to'purchase drugs or got a  prescription tilled, ace that the Red Cross is  on tlio pttvkagv. It Is u guarantee Hint tho  drugs ukoiI urc pure nnd prime. For not only  Is II Important to havopuro d-iiR**, but also  prime drugs. Unfortunately there arc many  liuhiccmciits offcroil to manufacturers to uko  druns. which, nltliough jiurc, do not servo the  purpose of do In*; nuy better tliuti those which  lire ni'tunlly lulultorutcd. These nre ilriiKt  ivhti'h hnvo been collected out of seasou, or  linvc been Imdly cured.  Wo use our experience (of nearly 20 years) In  OMimiiilui; tho drugs we use. nnd you can  depend upon everything being in tho primest  condition.  G.F. Curtis  In all its grim earnestness is in  .Prices'of all goods are SEA.DI   LY  ING, especially in  tlie matter   of  GOODS is this the case  full swing.  ADVA NO-  WOOLEN  THE DRUGGIST"  Successor to the Mel). A. W.  Co.)  Red Cross Drug Store  .KEVELSTOKE'. STATION.  ible at the Nettie I  A considerable rock slide occurred  this week at Arrowhead at the end of  the ".lips, but likely not at a spot where  it could ilo any damage.  Capt. Taylor has not yet received  instructions as to the date of the  departure of the volunteers for the  Halifax garrison contingents.  Provincial Constable A. McRae left  veslerdav morning for Trout Lake  Citv to "take charge of the mining  record otiice vacated by the re_igna-  liou of T. Taylor.  Tlie only candidate nominated on  ��������� .VuitniiBilay lo till the vacancy in No.  2 ward was It. Gordon, who was accordingly declared elected us alderman hy acclamation.  Tom Taylor, of Trout Lake City,  i-aioe in on TtiHsd-iy to attend tin*  ~Lit_eT"al-Uo.7servalive~cnnvention."'-;il-  whk-h he will be ii'1 candidate for  nomination. Mr. Taylor's candidacy  ha_ received an enthiisi-istic eudorse-  tnent in the Lardeau.  E. Mac-goiv.-m of th - -Molsotvs bank,  left this morning for Calgary to take  promotion in tlie branch ot thc hank  there. During his short stay in Revel-  sioke Mr. Macgowan nride ho.-ts of  friends, who will be sorry to see him  l.__ive town.  -".'Dougherty, the Nettie L. foreman  who was (ruihuil by a falling body of  .re in the mini', died on the Sth and  iv.!.-, buried . it .Tiout Lake City on the  lOth.'inst. A lai'geconcoiu*.-e of miners  alt-ruled the funeral, which was the  lit-sl that has taken place at Tiout  Iyike City.  Next Sunday.: third .Sunday in Lent,  strvices in St. IVte'r's chuicli will be us  ir-iinl.' Ven. Archdeacon Small, of  i_yttoii, will addle--- the Sunday si liool  nl'i p.m. on thc subject of the rndian  inis-ion work. Preacher at Morning  ���������I'niyei-, Kev.'Dr. Pag.t, at ICvensong,  Ven. Archtleacon'Small.  Sti|ietidi.*i7*y Magistrate Cour. .er held  *n pri'liminaiy investigation yesterday  morning into tlie chaige brought  ���������itr-.imsl O.-car ��������� L^gprt*, assistant at. I.  Sm'uh'_ bai-l-.i-i- nliop on McKenzie avenue, for bavin-.* attempted to set fin-  to the ^hop on Thur.-day. The prisoner  t-Hiid<*d guilty and was committed for  trial.  J."'M. Nash has made a dale for the  2*. 1 of April. St. Geoigt-'s day, lo give  an exhibition oT animated' pictures  representing the events of the war in  South Africa. Mr. Tapping has received a vfiy handsome colored sketch  of the light with the armored train al  (,'hi. vely from Mr. Nash, which is.on  view in the opera house.  W. 51. Lawrence has just received  n car of hardware from J.II. Ashdown  of Winnipeg which was one of a train  load of forty curt; or hardware called  "Ashdown_ Special" /ind is the  largest shipment made by any one  firm on the Continent ol America.  It _-i_-run on a special time and had  two engines. The whole train as it  moved out of the city limits at Winnipeg was taken by an enterprising  photographer for _i aeries of moving  pictures. To a reporter Mr. Ashdown's  manager said that this large ship-  menthad made no noticeahleditference  on their stock and that their daily  shipments would be continued as  usual. Every car had _ la rge streamer  full length of car with "loaded with  hard-vare from J. H. Ashdown.  REVELSTOKE CELEBRATES  The Capitulation of Bloemfontein.���������A  Perfect Day and a Splendid Parade'.'  ���������A Big: Bonfire and Patriotic Speeches  I-*oinptly on the receipt of the news  of the capitulation of Bloemfontein  preparations were made by Mayor  Smith and A. Johnson,of the Herald.  to celebrate tlie event in Revelstoke.  Tithe was short, but a half holiday, a  parade and a bonlire were arranged in  no time. Nexl ; morning the town  broke- out all over with Uuibii Jacks,  pe.haps the most tasteful display  being lhe arrangement on the front of  C. IJ. Hume & Co.'s store. Men,  women, children, ' houses. stores,  doga. and old 151 in the yard, all displayed in some shape, or loam lhe  meteor flag of lhe Empire. At two  p.m. the finest parade ever seen iu  Revelstoke left the opera house. In  fi out inarched Jus. Lauder bearing an  immense blue ensign. After him  came Ihe city band, the rifle company, under "Capt: Taylor, and the  i-hililren of the public school carrying1  flags. The children were the prettiest  and most attractive element of the  parade and their, perfect turnout reflected great credit on Principal  Sulliv.m and his stuff.': In the roadway  a line of rigs kept/pace parallel to the  parade. 11 was headed by a buggy  containing Mayor Smith nnd Ex-  Mayor McCarty. Bourne Bros', delivery wagon was utilized by 11. J.  Bourne and his staff in a way that  called for loud encomiuins. On a pint-  form covered with the Union Jack  reposed Ah*. Bourne's well-known I .ill  dog, Czar. He was surrounded hy the  members of Bourne Bros, staff in  rough rider costume, armed with  rifles,while over alb was suspended the  famous motto���������"What we I la ve We'll  Hold." Another rig was tilled with  an amateur string band got up /very  gorgeous in toppers while tlie rest  were taken up by the aldermen, government officials and other.prominent  citizens. The parade inarched first  down town and then up town and  back to the opera hou.-.- It was  intended to have some*open air speech  making and singing by thu children,  hut they were tired after their long  march and the parade was accordingly  -dismissed.��������� = - - - -  In the evening a bonfire whs lighted  on the old baseball ground and the  band gave a much appreciated selection of music. At "the close of the  concert:, R. Tapping gave a stirring  and glowing patriotic address in the  opera house, followed in a' few brief  words by Mr. Adair. The celebration  of the day aroused the greatest  enthusiasm" among Our loyal and  patriotic, citizens, and everyone was  delighted at the great Miccess of the  parade, which surpassed anything of  the kind previously attempted here.  Mayor Smith is greatly to be ton-  grat nlat ed on-tin*'result of'his'efforts  Ui innke the a If air such a success in  such a short time, in which Captain  Taylor and his riflemen and the city  band must also receive a full meed of  thanks.  THE   LARDEAU    MINES   LTD.  C( Forewarned is forearmed." Six months ago,  knowing that owing to the scarcity of Wool,  all lines of Woolen Goods would advance in  price before IflOO, we ordered direct from the  manufacturers in England, $2,000 vvorth  of Men's, Womens' and Children's Hosiery. This consignment has just arrived, and  is offered lo jou on the basis of the LOW  PRICES, which means that we can sell them  at about the price we ourselves should have to  pay for them.  THIS  WEEK  ONLY  E.&T* CORSETS   Koi;ular Price  .SI.60  Th_H Week  ..'........'..'.���������1.00  A now 1_sNo.tmo.1t of Embroideries  Just opened.  M. K. LAWSON.  Revelstoke  BAKERY  eJAf-BS &!bL S CO  The Taylor Block,  ���������f  McKenzie  Avenue.  Bread, Cakes,  Pies, Confectionery  A   Full   Line   of  Fresh  and   Carefully  Selected Groceries Always in Stock.  Rod Rose Degree meotfl second mid fourtli  Frt-luvs of each Month;   White Rose IV_*rt.t*  liioutu Ilrst Frlilay of Oftoh month.ln Oddlellows'  Hall.   Visiting brethren' welcome.  .11. VARNES, ������������������ '   T.E.L.TAYLOR,  Secretary. President.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. i6S8.  HoKUllir meo.ln|.8 are held In the  Oildtellow'a Hall on tho Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. aharn,  Visiting brothren cordially luvltecf  TII08. STEED, W.M.  Court  Mt. Begbi-  I.'O.'.F.. tfd. 34*5i.  MciiU tn the Odd'ot-  lowu'Hall.ou thc second  and fourth Mondays ol  each, month. Visiting  brethren iuvltod to attend.  C.W.MITCHELL,  Bev.-Sefl'.  I I     I M - -  -  K.D..I.C. JOHNSON,  Chief Ranger.  Sec our.line of  PORRIDGE STUFFS.  A. N. SMITH  Baker/ Grocer and Confectioner.  *^i^^'4*'^>-i'>l'''^^'_l''^^''^'^*i'i-'l*'''!- *l.'*"t*"_L'"jt*"_l7'l'1 *&"!"-���������  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Its not in it wilh'our price**'oh'  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  CALL AND SEE  A Progressiva Organ Sizes Martin Up.  It is from his own personality that  Milt-tin h.is most to f.-.i.r. Ilo hits  proven himself incnpithlu of unyl hint;  like consiatonry.' und his ,(diitnK**:il>l<>-  iif.ss mid .d..iiiii������0-_-iiery will sluikn the  fiiith nf many who might otherwise he  hi** follnwur** and suppoi r.ers:: Elected  at tin* hiuidtf of the lnhor patty (if  Vancoiiviit*. lie hiiH alienaled hitnstdf  from this f .llovvinfj; hy voting, with  Turner and his Ran^. His eight lionr  policy is weakened l>v his opposition  to t.he government which enacted the  law and his railway policy looks  ridiculous when it is rememliered that,  the policy wsih envolved while .Martin  wun still in cohoots with the Duns-  intiirs.���������S.mdon Pay streak.  Extensive Operations on the Royal Group  on Lexington Creek.  Mr. II. O. Mcl-lyniotit, AI. E., has  just returned from Lexington creek, a  li-iImtHi-y of Fish creek, where he has  heen in charge of the operations of t.he  Lardeau mines, limited. Operations  were commenced on these properties  ahont four months since. The Hrst  work done was the construction of a  trail from Lexington creek up the side  or Goat mountain to thi; Royal group.  As soon^as this was done the lead was  exploited ou the surface in several  places, and the No. 1 lead was found  to run through the Ihreu claims.  There, aro three parallel leads on the  property. No. 1 is a silver lead. No.  2- is an iron capped lead, located  twenty-live feet, from No. 1 and higher  up the mountain than No. 2. Alter  the surface had heen explored, a tunnel w.is started on tlie Lardeau Queen  for the pnrpos-e. of lapping the ledge  at a depth of fifty-five feet. It is a  crosscut tunnel, ami is now in sixty-  six feet, the lead heing met at sixty-  three. The ledge is three feet wide  ami is principally iron pyrites and  qi-irl-. - On the hanging wall tht*re is  galena coming iu and evidi-ntly displacing the iron. Three shots were  put. into lli'i llooi*, and these disclosed  the galena. The as.-ays made of the.  galena, ore shows niii*.yfour ounce.-'  iu silver and $10 in gold. On the  surface of the same ledge assays as  high -is ijllS were got. which included  ii>S in gold;Mr. iMcUlymont says the  leads are strong and well defined. The  veins are true fissure ones. In the  Chief Joseph,* which is located '-.000  feet snut h of I he'Lardeau Queen, at a  depth of sixty feel, ore that, went 1.100  ounces in silver has heen obtained.  This property is heing developed and  is likely to he sold to an English  syndicate. .Mr. McClyrnnnt says that  as soon as he can get in a new supply  of provisions and powder he will resume work on the. Royal group. A  ntimht-r of properties arc to In*  operated in that vicinity in the spring.  Eight pioperties have lieen pureha.-ed  outright or are under hond. and all of  these are. to he operated as soon as the  snow goes a wav. It is .*_ section which  -hus-lieen-ii������"ei i-*.ked,-H;;!_wh:eb-:..-nO'-v-  attractihe a creat deal of attention.  The Beatrice, wliich is six miles from  the Royal group, has heen shipping  one its product to the smelter all  winter, and is a mine of importance,  although il is only partially developed.  All lhe ore so fin* scut to lhe sin. Iter  from the Beatrice averages about $120  to lhe ton.  The snow. Mr. ,McClymont says, has  lieen from thirle������*ii to fourteen feet  deep on tIff Royal group, which lies  about G,000 feet above set level.. On  the flat there is only about two feet of  snow. The depth of the snow makes  it diHicult to get supplies in. There  has lieen so mmh mild weather that  th������. snow is soft. The siiowslides have  already commenced to come down,  being* a month earlier than usual,  There is every indication that lhe  spring will be very early this year and  a likelihood of a very busy summer.  Guy Barber, jeweller,  C. P. R. WAT Oil INSPECTOR.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven years  at   Morfc.   Works,  -Wrinsou.    17   years   -hint  Chemist  to Wlgan Coal and Iron Co.,   _n*_;.  Late chemist and AHHiiyor, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  Tobaccos. Pipes, Cigars, Etc.  Scientific Works oii Mining*, Etc.,  Minerals, Mines and Mining by Osborn  rrospectniRi    Locating   and    Valuing  Mines���������by Stretch.  'Handbook of Hocks���������by Kemp.  ���������ProspectIng for (lold   and   Silver���������b  Crake.  Stamp Milling of Gold Ores���������by Uickard  ���������. ���������W.*'. ���������-���������*.***.'���������"���������*-* -*-"-*. ���������.���������.���������_...*..... .*.���������  Lost  Corns  THAT'S THK CONDITION A FTER., II A'VINO  USUI) .        .       .       .  Anthracite Coal...  A _B___________.For Furnace or Stove Use.  Price per ton for Stove Coal delivered from Cars���������$9.00  " " .      Furnace Coal delivered from Cars���������$8.50  Cash Must Accommpany Orders'.  F. McOarty, Revelstoke, B,C.  The FamousJ_row?s Nest Coal  Leave your orders at my office on McKenzie Ave.  .Mack's Corn Cure  If yon hnvo only one corn or If yon have  a good crop, It will remove them all without  pain.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Birds, Animals, Etc, proeerro-  aiul mounted,  THIRD STREET, EAST OF SCUOOLHOV-U  When yon reach Fergusoni B.C.,  Slop at "���������" im  Hotel Lardeau  J,".LA____>!>. Proprietor.  ���������  Hest f'2.00 a day house In the Lardeau. Dost  of cuisine service.���������Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest nines, liquor's and cigars.���������IIoa<)������  quarters for miners and mining mon.���������Well  lighted aud heated rooms, neatly furnished  If you want to get ______  *'     DRINK'  LONG'S DUBLIN STOUT AND ALE  RECOMMENDED BV  BY THE MEDICAL PROFESSION  Orders left with Mr. Paget,Expressman, or  mail, will receive prompt attention.  hy  Goods delivered free.  J. E. LONG, Revelstoke Station'.  PRICE 250-  Prepared and sold by  _FIE!XjXD   &c   ZBZE'WS,  Dispensing Chemists. ,      NIGHT HELL  $7.50  Terms:   Cash with order.  a ton, Delivered from the cars.  JoM D. Sibbald  Newly Built;' Kewly Furiiishod.  Lighted hy Electric!Iy.  $1.00 Per Day.  The Gity Hotel  Robt. Caley. Proprietor.  Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Headquarters for Raihvay:SI.cn.  I.arcc and Well Lighted  Sample Rooms.   Heated by Hot Air and Electric ���������  . Beits aud Light In every room  Free Bus Meets AU Trains  Reasonable Rates   .  iiiOTEIJ^'VICTOBIjie  JOHN V; PEEKS, PiiopHiETon.    *  Night  Hourly Street Car  Between Hotel and Station  Grill i<o)=i fn Connection for- the .Convenience of Guests  IF2������v������lls-_������-i������9 lo^c  Conservatives in Line.  Word him heen reoeiv.tV by the  si'cretHi'y ol' thu C'onst'i'Vutivo'Associu-  tirni nf British Colitnihi-i from ncnrly  every clccLdr.'il .ii_tricti of thu prnvinci.  i*pp[iiriliiiK l.h<* pnrty lint; question, wilh  thu result,' thnt then, will ho . c.irc'*ly  a 'polling SL'Cti'm in tin* province thnt  will not have. 11 (.miM.rvnt.ivi. ciinilicluU*  in thc hold in thu coining election.  ���������Province.  TAPPING'S  THEATRE  ONE NIGHT ONLY  Monday, March 19  ENGAGEMENT EXTKAOBDINA ItV  *-Hr-t++'W'M'*'-'+**+++++*+'M-*_'*  1 Clean  Linen  rlE(TOL_H.ABIA  ^ V_/eMEDY 69.  Presenting the great.Comedy' Drama  Lost in New York  Latest War News.  Londo.v, Sliirch 10.��������� It in officinlly  firm011 need today that the British  casualties nt Dreifontein on Mnrr-h  10th were 02 kill*. 1 and 321 wounded.  The hitler included one Canadian.  London March JO.���������Lord Huberts  report*, that lie found 7 British ollicer*.  and 43 wounded in the ho.spital at  Bloemfontein.  Ottawa, March 10.���������Col. Otter  c:ihle!* from lilupinfontuin today "all  woll.  FIFTEEN-  -PEOPLE  -FIFTEEN  BAND ORCHESTRA  No Ionk waits.        Specialties between Ants.  One long continuous show.  .,   PRICES:   50c. and 75c.  Uesorverl Keats at Canada Drug ft.'Itoolc Co.  Draying and Express  : Having   bought  ont   I).   ITomlerf������on'H  : rlrrtying  and   express   IjuMi.ess   I   nm  : nrepnri'M to do all kinds of work in my  : lino ujiou hhoncHt notice.  Moving Household Effects a Specialty.  *~ F. W. McGregor.  Telephone J. SnvKgo it Co.  Agent for the Cclebrnted   Morris I'lauo  A BARGAIN.  For sale ehcan by private sale a No. 9 rook  5'ovc ami a (lining room e. tension table.  Apply nt thc HK-tAi-i- olllec.  is indispensable to the  well dressed man. We  are up-to-date in our  methods and make your  linen look like new  Your collars are shaped  properly and your shirts  fit your neck with comfort. We want your  work. Satisfaction guaranteed. Business iiffio:-::  Two doors ea-.t Molsons  Bank.  ICo Chineso Employed.  VV E hereby notify the smoking  public that the Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members of  the Union to work ,in our Factory,  and UNION CIGAR MAKERS aro  now at work with us.  -���������<���������     ir gkq \<@)  THOS. I.EE, 1'ioprii'tor.  Start a  Bank Account!  nnd sc-cnru your (JIjOTHES from  our iipto-dnle l.iiilofiupr eniporinin.  We pfitiii-untt'c yon a perfect fit.  the lie'st qintlity" of goods on the  niiit'kel, ItiLcst fiishions, .ind we'll  (To easy on your hank .���������lecount.  We give you fit..finish and i|tiulii.y  and'the work is not done in eastern sweat-shops.  R. S. "WIImSO'N  i.+'-h-t-b'b'b&i-i-'b'k'lf'k'k-k'lrk^rbjb&lr&iIrk  We Repair   WATCHES,  CLOCKS,  and all kinds of Jewellery  If the' work Is not satisfactory wo  refund. your.money.  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK  and stand by our guiirantee'.  .We also earrya good line of Walclies  and Jewellery, which we -disposo of at  moderate prices.  E.M. rALLUM,  The Loading  -Watchmaker, nnd Jeweler.  First Street, next door, to ilr.itAi.D oHloe.  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HERKIJY GIVKN that ft applJeii-  tion will be made to' th������ I������*'Klslativo AHsembly  of tlie Trovinoe of lirltlah Columbia :ut Ma  next session for an Aet, to Incorporate a  Company i- with : powor to ponfltriiot,"*'equIis  maintain and opcrnto telephone und tolcf.rftph  lines within and throughout all the cJiiefi.  towns; munhiiptUItloH and districts !of .tlits  mainland nf thn I'rovinro of llritish Columbia  and tu construct, oreot, and, maintain such  and so many poles and other works und devices as the Co.i-pany deem norcsfary.' for  making eomplutini;, supporting,.uainp, worlt-  ing, operntiut; and maintaining the n\_.Lom of  eoinmunication. by. telephone and telegraph*  and to open or bre'alc up any part'or parts  of the.said highways or streets ;as-ofton  ns the said .Company,, its-agents,- ofllcers or  workmen think proper and for the purpose or  the undertaking to purchase, acnuire, lease.  O'Xpropriate, h������ld and sell and dispone of  hinds, 'buildings, or toncments within the  limits aforesaid, nnd to purehase.i.or lease,- for  any term of yearn, any telephone or tolegriipU  line established or to bo established In British  Columbia ennncetcd, or to be connected with  the line'which the, Company may construct,  nnd.to amalgamate with or lease its line or  lines, or. nny: portion or portions .thereof, to  any���������'��������� com pany ��������� ])0ssesf-ing as proprietor," any  line of telephone or telegraph communication  connecting or to',be, connected with the' said  Company's line'or lines, and to borrow money  for the purpose of the C.ompnny. and to'pledge  or mortgage any of the Compnuy.'s assets-for  that pnrpost-i, nnd to receive bonuses, or  privileges from any.person or-body corporate,  und with all other usual, necessary or iucldeu-  tal.right;;, powers og privileges as may be'  necessary or incidental to the attainment oC  the above objects, or any of them.  Dated this 1st dav of .Mnrch IflOO.  ".���������DALY A HAMILTON*.  ��������� Solicitors for^tho AppUcsntR.  l^^l^t|4I^I^I^V^l{^l^l^l^t|4t^^^^>]>>.|jt)4-^^  FOIt  THE  Snaps  Kitchen  J Surprise Steam Laundry  il A. HORnri, iToprlelor. >j*  Jas. I. "Woodrow  BUTCHER  Kcluil Dpulur in ���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All OTders promptly filled.  scSS"^03"t^������.' RBYB&STOEB, B,0.  AGENT... ���������  SMELTER  TOWNSITE...  Notary Public.  Fire and Life Insurance Agent.   FIRST STREET,   - Revelstoke  Pianos and  Organs  Copper Saucepans and Kettles  almost iiHle-stri'ctiblenml as clien]  an tin���������  From 25c. to 50c. each  Also a few Granite Iron Kettles  20c,   25c.   30c.  Each.  DO NOT MISS THIS CHANCE  -W. M. Lawrence  Hardware.  Tinware.  Stoves.  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 86.  Mortgage Sale .-,  of City Properly.  Under linrt' by virtue ot tlio power of sale  contained in a cortftin indenture ol mortRftgo*  miiile by the lnte A. G. M. fiprRKgo and which  liiortgairc will be produced at tne time of Rale,  there will be offered for sale at public auction  bv Jtobert II.Muyne, Enquire, Auetioneor, at  h\n oflice. First street, Rovolslokc, 13.C..011 the  31st.dny.or March, 1900, at the hour nf two  o'clock, in the afternoon, tho following 'described property/namely: Lot* numbers sixteen, seventeen and eighteen, in block number  thirty-six' according to a plan' of 'part;of.- tho  City of Revelstoke. uulv re. Istered in tho Land  HeKistry ofllc.e at Victorla.B.C:, as;_. lan-Niiin. .  ber G3G7-Oii the properlythercls aeomtortablo".  frame dwclliiif. with nine rooms, bath, pantry,  luriic liAll8,-furna������e and modern plumbing.  Tbo property will bo sold subject to a reserve  bid. '���������---' ������������������������������������-.  Terms and conditions -of - salo 'will be -made  known at the sale or may be ascertained in tho  meantime from 'the auetioneor or from tha  mortgai-eo'ssolicitor on application,  Dated this Sth day of March A. D. 1900.  J. M. SCOTT,   '  Solicitor for tho Mortgagee.  Kevelstoke, B.C. " -   ', ���������       <-.' ' .  TO CONTRACTORS.  Tenders will bo received by tlio undersigned  up to April 1st, next, for a 40x60 building, .two  storevs, containing 20 rooms.' For plans,  specifications,-etc., apply to Ed. Corning.---'   .,-  March 14���������tf  NOTICE  Nolle. Is hereby given to purchasers'of lots  in lUnck '*A," Town of Revelstoke, othorwiso  .known as tho "Mara Townsite Pr������perty,V- that  all Instalments 011 account ol purchase, are to  bo paid to John D. Sibbald, Mara Townsito  Agent, and to no other person.  J. A. MARA,,  WANTED.  Ono   Hundred   Marten   Skins,  filtAIIAM, Albert Canyon.  Write   T.  on First street, cast.  ticulars to 1 <. AIILIN.  TO LET.  led by  pply for terms and par-  The store lately occupied by F. Ahlln & Co.,  "���������   ' '       '     Ap *   "  Savag-e Bros.  Second Street  'TUNED AND REPAIRED  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN..  For Torms Etc., apply to  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  --Family Grocers  ..SAVAGK I3UOS. beg to Inform the public'  . and their patrons that they have-added a  ..choice line of FKKSII GROCERIES to their  . .stock,'' and arc prepared to sell at close  . figures for cash.  We still handle  FEED AND FARM PRODUCE  All Purchases delivered free of Charge.  Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  The partnership heretofore existing between  W. F. Crage and Robert H. Mayne carrying on  business under the firm's name and stylo of  Crage & Mayne, at Revelstoke, has this day  been dissolved.  Dated this 26th day of February, IflOO.  E. H, MAYNE:  -To Freighters and Contractor. .  FOR SALE.  Eleven Pack Mules.  Four Saddle Horses.  Throe in Sleighs.  Also  harness,   aporajoes, complete   with  opes, etc.   Tools, camp outfits, tents, etc.  WrlteT. GRAHAM, Albert Canyon, stating  requirements, and particulars will be at once-  forwarded. ..  FIRE INSURANCE^  All classes of Insurable risks covered j  at fair and equitable rates.  LIFE INSURANCE/,  rollcics���������non-forfeltable, guar-  anteed values, cash loan values,  throughout the history of the  policy.  MONEY TO LOAN^,  on good business or residential  property.    '������������������*,..       , ���������/;2:  SS&ted.   FAYETTE BUKE$,  'I  i  h  ���������tfi,  1:>  r  "W:


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