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Array / /    /-'   ft * tj  <{._. '-* v-.-'V'-.-v - -7  /V.."-  ,^   ISSTJEX3   TWIOB-A-WEEK-T  REVELSTOKE.B. C. FRIDAY,  APRIL 27, 190Q.  $2.00 a Year in  Advance.  DRAWING TIGHT THE NET.  m  11=,  Parasols   ANP   Umbrellas  We are now opening a choice  line of Umbrellas and Parasols���������newest and prettiest  selection in the City.  $1.50  $8.00  CHILDRENB'  at   350 "  LADIES'at <$ | #25"  UNDERWEAR  In Ladies' and Chiidrens'  Underwear we are now  showing the neatest -things  to be seen anywhere. Prices  are surprisingly low.  Hosiery  Attention is called to our  line's of Ladies', Gents'., and  Chiidrens'- Hosiery.*- Our*  comfort hose is the very;  latest idea in these goods;  The-legs are cotton and the  feet natural wool. "They ab:  sorb the .perspiration and  [..promote health, and at the  1 same time are light and cool  We have these hose in gents  and Ladies' and there  is a  big run on them.  Spring  Neckwear  The latest Spring Novelties  in Neckties are now on view  in our store. If you waut  something neat and fashionable come and inspect our  fctock of these goods.  Carpet  b^cLJLw ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  Our great drive in Carpets  still continues-���������25 per cent.  l._Wmint..    Money saved  is^  .money made./ By buying.  our Carpets you can make  some.  .        HOUSE  JFcrRinsHiNds  In Wall Paper we are offering special inducements this  spring in the  way  of low  prices.   We have a big stock  to   Belect from   ard those  needing  Wall   Paper   will  find it to their advantage to  inspect our line and get our  prices before purchasing eb-e-  where.  Our Window shades  and curtain poles are   new  and artistic.  Groceries  We* are always on the top in  this line; being the heaviest  purchasers we can afford the  choicest goods at the lowest  prices  Roberts Haa the Boers Hunting: for a  Hole to Slip Through.���������Wepener  Relieved .���������The Ladybrand District  Dominated.  London, April 25-Lord Roberts  telegraphs Duwetsdorp orcunied by  Chermside without opposition tins  morning Boers fl.'d at night he,nf-  alarmed rapidly of Ot-n. French's  movements.  Hkhbchbi.. Oupe Culony, April 2A���������  It ts repotted tli.it Uiu British havo  occupied Wepenor after heavy fighting, and that tho Boers were unable to  escape north. Great developments  aro expected.  V Durban desoiiti'h reports that Oen.  Likm Meyer, one of the Boer leaden  is dead. ���������        _ ,  Lord Rolierts wires that Gen.  Pole ,  Carew's   division   reiu-hed   Koodekop |  vcstculav.   The enemy   were  driven  imck with heavy  lvss   leaving   their  dead on lhe ground.  Col. Dalgety's garrison was severly  at'tncki-d hy the Boers with six guns  this morning, the idea being to prevent them from assisting the reliet  columns. Generals Hart and Brabant  i-.iily covered a few miles today or. the  road to Wep-.'ner. It is rumored  that Commandant Olivier with TuOO  Boers aro preparing to attack Gen  'Hart's rear.       _ .  London. April 25-It was onic-ially  announced   at   11:05  a. in.    th.it   th  garrison nb Wepener was relieve,!  BijooMBiNTKiK, April 25-R.tchers  farm near Lec.iw K<.p from which a  white ilag was - flying when tl o  Canadians were fired upon, has been  Imrned for punishment and ltiuher is  a prisoner.    ' '     '     , _  '   Col. Mahon, the Duke of Took, and  a squadron of theKi.nbcrley mounted  I corps, under  Major   Rogers   returned  heie today from Boshaf.  A despatch from Pretoria says, that  'Gen. Dewelt has' Brabant's Horse  isolated and ha* repulsed two attempts  to relieve it, capturing 50 B.itishe.*-.  Begsbie's foundry" at Juhannesbm g  Us turning out a million shells per day.  A   despatch   to    the    Times    Iron.  DewiU*dnrp    late    Wednesday   says  that Gen. Rundle arrived  there  that  morning. ' ., -  j No attempt was made to pursue the  I3,.ers*-retirlng from Wepener. ^very-  thing now depends upon the progress  of Gen. French's cavalry brigades,.but  they-areentoring a very ilifflcul* and  hillv* country.' Tho"**c������v,ilry 'already  had" a long march, over heavy and  sandy roads anil nothing is* known of  the condition of the horses.  Besides the casualties among tlie  men the Boer bombardment of Col  D-.fi.eUy'*" Potion wrought ; great  hnv'ik* among th'e" cattle ami horses  The garrison- could ��������� have held out  another fortnight but It 1? in no  condition to wilder- much - assistance  in pursuing the Boers. There is little  ncws'froru other quarters.  Noseiious fighting   is   expected   to  take place till the tenth of May.  TWO FATAL^CIDENTS  Occur'in One Day at   Different  Points  on the Division.    --  Early Wednesday morning a.freight  going  west  stopped at Sicamous   to  | lift a car, which was in   a  siding.    J.  Sullivan, of-tlTis^lTrcerwho-was-br.ik-  inK on the train was attending to the  lob and while he was busy placing the  car on the train, two other cars   the  brakes   of   which    he    neglected, to  tighten ran down, and  while   he   was  trying to stop them   he   was jammed  blv^n-the-car^nd-kilLed    He had  no relations here and  the body was  . -__.   ._^    i  *-*������<���������__ em-a ff V-fftTT** A T     PTA_i\F. ii  VAHCOUVEB COHSERVATIVES JWEPENER IS RELIEVED1  ���������a^-rrc Trr.ii ever been here first thing in the  moraing' eDoesn'tttpay? It's the only way  ft Kir tain of securing any special priced  _^_?rf������ when Quantities are limited, and the  IfonevrhCsaved is certainly a healing recom-  peTseyfor the small effort you may make to  SS time and have the added comfort of a long  SS!yamor4ing J^fflSS^'*1* *  ihtqanhour or; so.   Tou 11 iind. iti pays,  Choose a Strong Ticket and  One That  Should Win.  At the Conservative convention hold  in Vancouver on Wednesday to choose ���������.���������.���������..  candidates to represent  the straight   CR0NJE,S     SQN    JS    KILLED  Conservative ticket in  that city, the  following were elected: Chas. Wilson.  QC��������� by acclamation; C. E. Tisdale,  Mavor Garden. Aid. W. H. Wood.  The first ballot resulted  as  follows,  after Mr. Wilson had  boon  elected hy  acclamation;   Mayor Gulden, (10; Tisdale. 02; R. G. Tatlow. 40; J. H. Young  (labor   representative)    2" ;     W.   H.  Wood (labor representacive) 2-1; G. fc>. ��������� fro)). Mafeklng *,.���������  B.   Perry,   reporter   Province   (lahoi   '  .Vo^tiitives) 12;  Major Bennett 4.   on Apr-MOth. ^     ^  This put threo west end men besides  Mr. Wilson on the ticket and no labor  candidate. ,  Captain Tatlow on being informed  of the situation by  telephone, hurried  to   the  convention   nnd  asked  to be  allowed to resign, as he considered it  was to the best interests of the party  that an east end labor man  he ou the  ticket.   Another ballot was taken and  j Wood received  iH   votes.   Young 20.  and  Perry 0 votes.   The  then made unanimous.  Mr. Wilson spoke briefly to the con  vention.    He   said   that   though   *-**e 1 Wcpell(!l. in 6Uch hwte that tlwy.wwe  Vancouver   quartette    went    to   the | ��������� ���������_        d   ^_h(J��������� ^  53. ^.J������lSZS--������ZfZZZ- L,^. o-j-ttj*  from the personal merit of   the candi-   Cl.0llje is reported to have been killed.^  "--! ���������������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������    losdojj.  April 27-Gen.   Hamilton.'  Boers Leave in Haste Without'  Burying Their Dead.  French's Cavairy Enter DeweUdorp in.  Hot Pursuit.���������Hamilton  Occupies  the  Ladybrand   District.���������Lord    Methuen;*  Still   Holds    Boshof.���������All    Well   at"  Mafeking on the Tenth.  London, April 28.���������An  official de������-.  ports all well"  DuwKTSDORr, April a5.���������General'  French entered the town today with ���������  two cavalry brigades. Six thousand'*  Boers passed through town last night '  to avoid French's attack in the rear.  London, April 20.-Gen. Frencl.V'  horsemen and the infantry of Pole-  Curew'si Chermside's and * Rnndle's. -  brigade, are pursuing-the-retreating  choice was Boers from the southern portion of^  the Free State. It is reported that,  the    Boer*-,    were    forced"   to . le������ve"-  dates. aud because their provincia  platform was a good one, which would  be approved by the people. He denied  emphatically that he as leader of the  party or the party itself had-any entanglements with old parties or wore-  bound by any old issues, and-said that  the Conservative' party > found'itse f-  to-d-iy.in a novel position, but he fell  assured that the cause would triumph  at the polls.  FERGUSON SOLID  by/ Thomas  Y/e've pln-imed a very '���������-payinj  ' list for you if you com e to ma.We  *,i               rui,.  ,,..���������; __,+ .r  We've piftimeau vri-jr    .,___j,._.fc     --���������     .,     ..   - m-,     Vfl,r;etv  "���������fyo"a'!l��������� delighteS with the high value., m,t come wrly to be  ;���������-sur.e.qf them.., .   ���������-.',.-..            *      ���������_ * ,        -"'*  'wvP\-iecei new Spring coloringf,  Aniaaon  cloth  suitings,-..pure  W.PUTnches wile; with correct weight for SpnnB oostumes -q  Special, :  '    *ive pieces new black  fancy   fabrics   silk  and   Mohair,  raised  laZil be utifullv finished, small and large  designs,  fart  black.  * S matrill w!fl make a Nobby Skirt or handsome, dress, 42 ������  wide.��������� Special.  Successful*  Meeting  Held  Taylor.  Thos. Taylor, the Liberal  Conservative candidate, held a very successful  meeting at Ferguson on Wednesday.  There were fully 60 elector- proseut,  R-.-P.    Pettipiecc.   of   the Ferguson  Eagle, being in the chair.    A vote of  confidence in Mr. Taylor was imam-,  monsly   carried  at  the  end  of    the  meeting,' the   proceedings   at   which  were most harmonious and- enthusiastic in:his favor throughout. ' -y  Our Clothing Pleases Stylish Men *  We want to increase our acquaintance among men "who are careful and  stylish, dressers. W.e want them to  know, more about our clothing-be-  cause it is the kind that appeals to  Our clothing is just* as-dressy,  with the mounted iufautry, naval gmiay  howitzer- battery advanced from-tho'.  waterworks in the direction of Tbabs.'*.*  A large force uf   iufautry.* snpportcd^  him. . He met with, no opposition and -  occupied a. position dominating. Lady-".  brand district.- Xe. thi* ta  ��������������� natural^  forttess, ittimsfuleanthiiv'the* Bo"^  have thrown up "the  sponge���������-'in-thit.-;  section.'    If .the force pi-esses on   to'  Ladvbrand; the whole countiy south-  of that point and in line with Bl<wm-  fontein.will be completely, in our. owi>-  hands.-- _,'-. *-   .  The rcporf that the Boers had re--  occupied    Bashof   is    untrue.-.  Lord  Methuen is   still   there -and" General-.  Hunter's,   division.. lrom_ ;NaUl -1������^  arriving at Kimberley.  - .  .     >'  Our Final Shipment  of Muslins  These dainty corded muslins are more WP^"**���������  ll-er! Thisypartic*uUr q-lity comes from the^.-akcr  direct to this Store. At. tlv* ^ i ,��������� , wiw, lo  ������,Tiflne goods |ve exP^t touce 8atllrfBy Ten  make a special trip to st t-  ine lp(j _ re  nieces new muslins, n-^-id n SO i"^   ot8   anft   little  parUcnlarly   **���������l.7tm*?* J "^8 Uanted  for chil-  sells at 20c.   Our special prue   Guaranteed  Kid Gloves  DTTm:!MUWES.     .  Fire: Broke  dst. ia- Hiill Yeaterdiy��������� ;"  Jumped  Ottawa. Riw.-a^D***-***-; '  ings and $20,000,000 Worth "������rf*f������J;  psrty Destroyed. -. ';>.  Ottawa, April 20.-Fi.-e broke- out; -  in Hull at ll-o'clock this morning...  A-o,  number  of  mills   were burned. _ The,  fire eventually crossed-the river-ana*.  Ladies' Up-to-Bate  Sailor Hats  RAM LAL'S TEA as a Package  1 ea  I cannot be beat.      Ithas no equalln the  Market, as a sample package will convince all lovers, of good Tea.  C.B.Hume&Co.  ..hipped to Parkbill, Out., for burial  the same day. Brakeman Snyder a.  eompanied the coffin to Calgary. He  had many friends among his comrades  on the road, who were greatly shocked   at  the  sad  news  of lus sudden  taking off.' " ,   _,,���������,���������,  On the same day a man called  Ferguson, who had only just hired to  work on lhe steam shovel at Notch  Hill was killed while he was assisting  to raise the crane. The guy of the  Ki��������� pole broke and the pole stiuck  him square across the shoulders, killing him outright. . The body was  taken to Kamloops for burial,  , Epworth League  At the annual meeting of the Ep-  worth League held on Monday night  Uerepoits^showed the League to be  in a fl..urtab!n>' condition. ������*������������*  and S associate members are at present  oniolled    $250   has   been   raised  for  J*l^Sfol.owlng officers were elected  %tj,ne.ssas5..rsiw.8.j.xi������^p-  60piesident. Albert Sullivan.  1^1 Vice Pres., Wm. Savage  <j���������,i ������������������ Miss 13. Sawyer.  "i"l ������������������ Miss Mclntyre.  ,,1, .������ Walter Bews.  Secretary. MIm R* Glover.  Treasurer, F. Buker.  That Tired Feeling  ������������������ I guess they must be  tirejT   was  Mr Martin'scomment- as he   left the  "age      the Nelson opera hoiw������m|d  nrofonnd  indications of   the chilliest  ^'"ihok^Toit, audience losing   |n-  lerest" w. s Uiebianal i-npidly penciled  l.v  one of   Mr.-Martin's   agents   and ,  passed ������P   to   the   chairman..* which,  I Crmight the Martin meeting in Revel     ^  I stoke to a cloie. 1 J  We"r- Alte eX^Anoriinn^tyl-* are here  ^.rpHces^hat willplease you if anything will. -  moderate cost,  pair guaranteed.   Per pair ������������������������*"  s^-aJW-^^'ss^'aS  fasteners.   Special per pair ���������**  them.    ���������"���������* " -   - ,    ,   ..  as siylish. and as worthy as the tailor    ^^ ^   made and not   nearly   so   expensive. attocked*ll.e Union Station, which*.  ^^Srr^S^ol wasals^burned:   The,, is a high wind*  Koods.    ft must pass   our inspection  before going, into  stock.     The   same  care is exercised in selecting ourscockb  of men's furnishings,  underwear and.  headwear.  The best qualities,, the newest styles,  ���������with abundance of each to  1-^"M  ^-i-ti^,s:yw^r^^S  Shusin^and^isit^h;-^.-  was also, burned.   There js a high wiml^'  and-.the fn* is etttl raging.   .      ,   *  LATKRs-Thefirs is burning-rapidlyv-  and the wind changing. . Itlooks as iR  half of Ottawa would go- np in sn������ofc������"-*.  Ottawa. April 27-15.0001. v*6v\*\  are hon.eless-in Ottawa and, Hull .to-.-  night. 3.000* dwellings- destroyed. "20.-.--  ������.h "������"���������������������������'." r _���������     nilI. br0.u, Kllar.  000,000 dollars worth of" property ha������-  H   S^SSm    a^S^for   .oneupinsmoke.   Tl.e ������h*e broke ont-  fe   money refuuded"-appl.es lo eyerj hrt ^ fann _a by a eixty nule an  itislS^^  ���������Boun.e Bros, departmental store.  I English Brussels  I for 60c.  Plain or  Fancy Stockings  The Martin Meeting.  To tho Editor of the Herald:  Sir,���������With respect to the questions  asked Mr. Martin by the Trades and  Labor Council as stated in your paper  of the 24th April. I wish the public to  understand that neither Mr. Craig or  _nv   other   man    was   authorized   to   .........       ^akinthenameof the Trades and   other place, were also sent,  __'  . .. . ______.1.1.."     ���������f    t.liw    lawn.    .*-- i_..:!_);<__.������_> hnrnivd are Edl  including Eddy's splendid works.   Tho _  flames  then crossed   to   Booth's  in..  Ottawa, wiped oat, Chandiere district ..  around ihe Canadian  Pacific station.  and travelled west and south ,*  ������������l*������.  and a half.   Montreal and   Brock ville-,  sent   fire   fighters,   while  men   fronu.  Peterboro.   Toronto.' Hamilton    and-;  Among*;  ���������U���������g whether on        fj^ZucoTt up  the dlffei-  e:;^w^.telS^.^^u,.ay pnee-on  what you need and come ea.iv ei������i������h  yours. ia,.,,... 1 .   of   choice design  and  ^l^.^'wonlK^ ^'- cleiir Si^irday  per yard at   ,    *,     _ cirt^ -v-irdq S iner Union Kever������i-  K'd^ig^aM-Si^Sfg cloth-worth^  Spedal for Satmday per yard at   BS8MB  will interest you. ������������������  dorfdye.   Special  i  quality and finish.   Extra Special Value i������c  Ladies' Lace Ankle "������*^fi������������������������M���������rto& -  Black Cotton Hose, made of ext.a t.nt    "l������ ,olf  Yarn, new designs, dmiblo heel  anttioi, o������������  aye.   Special at 35c. or three pairs for i������lw  pairs for ,        Labor "Assembly" of this town  Further, I wish to state we are not a  social organisation as it is generally  understood but strictly a Trades -and  Labor "Assembly."   Yours truly,  Samuel Needham.  A Model Home  One of the best built and arranged  houses in town is just being completed  by the owner L. A. i'retz, tin the  corner of First street and Rokeby  Avenue. It is a model residence for  thoroughness and con.pleteneE*= of  eve. v modern comfoitand convenience  and for workmanship 111 construction.  Gun Club_Shoot  The following is tho score in   the 1  shooUor the g&d button on Saturday.  25 birds, unknown angles:  (iuy Barber  H'  *\V. M. Lawrence  5"  K. l>- Johnston  *;���������_���������  A. McDonald  %  /���������*������ skenc ��������������������������� *  Shoot ott for tie. miss and out-K  D. Johnston 1. W. M. Lawrence 0.  from   the  the buildings burned are Eddy's pap^r,.  mill, match factory, wood yard.and.,  other buildings of the company, Mc...  Kay Milling Co. on Victoria Island..  power house of the Ottawa Electric .-  Co, Victoria foundry.. Canadian,.  Pacific freight sheds at Chaudiere...  Union Station. J. R. Booth's residence., *  \   XV.   Duck's   irsidence.     A large,  "amount of  lumber at" St. IVmis danv.  belonging to J. R. Boolh. Shepperd.  Morse Co. nnd other  firms   where   lb...  was stored   was   burned.   Rochester-.  ville, Mech'anicsvillo andUintonburgh,  were wiped out.  THE.RIGHT SPIRIT  MWM^~~*~*~������^***<<*������^^  m*********^*^*^***9***-  Thos.  Taylor  returned  Lardeau on Thursday.  A stranger in town, was ^rested  early yesterday morning while attempting to break into the S. A, bar-  racks at the rear. He was in liquor at  the time.   Thirty days.  It  is   rumored  that  Revelstoke   is  sbortlv to have  another   newspaper.  It is to be liberal in politics.    A. number of local - liberals  are   taking   the  limitative.  ���������??-'  Hon. C. H. MacldntpshObject* to Mine..  Owners' Money for Election Expense* -  A report is current that Hon. C. H.  Mackintosh wrote a letter to the president of the Liberal-Conservative asso-_  ciationtheday after his nomination,  strongly objeeting to tlie mine owners,  being asked-to defray election ex:.  penses, as it might hamper, h.m m,  dealing out even-handed justice bo-,  tween all parties, concerned. It is  further stated that the letter counsel,  led a policy of moderation,   and the.  refraining of  any personalities with.  reference to Hon. Joseph Martin, and;  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor,-  Kotsland Miner..  *"*'**--.  '/ '   "'.", '     1,  /  i^- Isiiiillil^  sS^gg^^  '?������&g8*&^15i^&Ji&*  X������&M&ii^ji^^&&&b'X*+~'~i*������**-*  ..��������� XT.*** **aS*������.W*5l(/l*S*������^K������ t il -W.** u! ���������*; * t*HVtJ������* MM.'.'KtlllAI-W "vr-* ���������������* ���������* -������������������''���������'  Revelstoke   Herald  Published in the Interests  _*���������������  B.Vplstoke, Laredau,  Bis  IJ.**Md. 'frout  LuKe.   Illlclllewaet,   Albert   Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    and    Eagle  Pass  Districts  A.  JOHXSON    ���������    ���������     fnOPRIKTOTt  A   -semi���������Weekly   Journal,   publlsh.-il  (p ihr    Interests   of      llt-v.-lslukt-*     and  the   surrounding   districts,   Wodnes-  C-:>~   and   Saturdays,   making  closest  euiim-i-iions   with   all   trains.  Advertising   Hates:        Display   ads.  {..i'i pel* inch, single column, i'i 00 i������*r  iii-ii.. when inserted on title page.  l.-*.al ads. 10c per liiu" iinnipai i-l>  (me lor flrst insertion: Tic fur eacl*  ft.Miiional insartlon. Reading noilees.  !������������������< l'-r line each Issuf. lilrth. Mar*  t.i.i*i.'  and  Death   notices,   free.  Siiliscrlption Rates: Hy mnll or  t'ftrr.t-j-. S*_ per annum: S1.J5 for si.-f  Aiu.-.ihs,  strictly  In  advance.  Km* Job Department. TUB HKRA1.P  jr..I. Department is one of the J"*-**'-  ������-iuli'i>ed    printing      nflices     In    "-A ������������t  K nav,  nnd  is  prepared   to  -xecuie  111 kinds of i.rinting In firm. Has"  ,-<������������������������������������ it honest prices. One i.-sce "]  ������!l. No Job too lari:-.���������none loo small  ���������f..r n.s. Mail orders pmmptly .11-  l-ii.l-.! to. Give- us a trial on your  I,.-*.!   nrJer.  T>>  correspondents:     We  Invito  cor-  r l.Ience on  any subject  of   lnt.*r-  f������i i.< tlie general public, ind desire  p r.-lt.tblo correspondent ln everv-ln-  f.t'l'v surotinillng Revelstoke. In r.II  (������<..������ the bona fide nam" ot ihe  ������>>ii>-r must accompany in p. nii*=eript,  l.n*   ���������  *t   r',*"-"*-'.-".irlly  for  p'*'*.Mr"Ulon.  Addre?������   all  communlrnilnnn  REVKLPTOKK    IIRRAl.D   o   Notice to  Correspondents  HEAR!    HEAR!!   *  From the Calgary Herald  The ,-Mail-Empiro   is   taking   dea-  Derate   chances.   The   desperate   fate*  of  tho  Herald  whose  criticism    wns  considered "unnecessary  and inadvis-  j able"*  by  the patriots  who  sold    the  : ho; sea   In   question,    should     bo    a  warning.  Still  the Mail-Empire says:  "From  Strathcona's Horse to Strath-  ccna's   hciS-S   is   n  considerable   descent,  but    these    animals  have  been  brought   into  the    range    of current  topics by tho heavy mortality among  them  on  the voyage.    It Is said that  thc  government   agent   who  purchased  the horccs kept  too  close* a price  limit to get beasts that were In condition to stand the trip. Hy paying a  few * dollars   more   for   better   horses  | than  Eomc  ho  accepted,    tho    buyer  ! might   have   saved   Lord   Strathcona  frcm  the greater  part of tho loss of  i the one hundred  and sixty-three that  succumbed  to the  voyage.  1. All correspondence :nii*-*t be' l<*r-  IMv written on one side of the paper  t*n*>*.  -1 Correspondence contnlnln*. i.t-  *.������*;it matter must be si������n"d with tho  l....:>.-r  name of  tbe  ivrit -i*.  .1. Correspondent*!; wilh ������������������-.-[���������..���������,������������������>���������������������������������������������<���������'  In :i!*ytbi:ig that has apn":ir������.| in unci'    nape."  must   first   b.-  .i-*f..<-������.i   f-.r  p>!'*l>ition   to   thnt    nni>'-r   i-hCiue     it  tun  appear in  TI-TK  TIFF. **it.r>  DISFRANCHISING THE  POLICE  The   election   bill     introdnced    by  Solicitor   General   Fitzpatrick.     contains  among other provisions  a proposal   to   disqualify   and   render   in-  ccrapstcnt  to   vote   at   any   Federal  election, the officers and men belonging  to   tbo   permanent   force,  of tho  Canadian militia and the ofllcers and  tr.en   of   the   North.    West    Mounted  Felice.       In   other   words,   Mr.   Fitz-  fatrick  desires  to  take    away  from  lhe   Canadian   born   men   who   serve  Her  Majesty  iii  the  Mounted  Police,  the   right   wliich     he     woultl-.freely  grant   to   thc   pauper    and   illllerato  Doukhobbrs aud  Galicians who  have  leen  thrust upon us under Mr.  Sift-  Qu's   vigorous  immigration  policy.  Thsre is no necessity for any cu-  lcg..* of tbe police force for tho  briiefit of our readers in the North  AVest. They know well enough  jtvii't services the Mounted Police  have rendered to this country, nor  Is It at all necessary to dl3cuss their  personal qualifications. They have  ,ve_ shown themselves ready to perform the arduous duties required of  thcrn with willingness and capability  r-'hich has become' proverbial, nnd  tvhen a call was made for volunteers  to serve their Queen in South Africa  (be members of the Mounted .Police  pere the first to answer. They have  ehawu that they arc ready to give  their lives for their Queen "and  Country, their record is unblemished  fcnd their intellectual standing well  above the average, but because they  jve__r Her Majesty's uniform, Mr.  fitzpatrick denies that they are en-  liii.d to the ordinary rights of citi-  eiinsbip. The Doukhobor who left  bin awn country because he re-  fusaa to raise his hand In her defence, has as good a vote as any  nr.t'.%e bora Canadian. Strangers  they may bs in the land,  ignorant of our politics and even of  Cur language itself, they are allowed  .a ..voice, ii:  the  government ..of. the  THF  EXFCRT CATTLE IR .DE  Itcccnl cable messages foreshadow  a serious danger to the live stock export trade with Great Britain. Thc  olhsr day cuttle from thc Argentine  icp.iblie and IJiuguay were prohibited from being landed in Great Britain because of llie prevalence In  thc.-.o coisntiiis of foot and mouth  d!;iase, one of the most contagious  of cattle distempers. It is now alleged that thc disease has been detected in cattle from the United  Stales landed at Dcptford. Should  thc diagnosis prove lo be correct,  tho cattle of the United Slates will,  as a matter of course, be treated as  have been those of the Argentine republic; and if the cattle of the  United S ales are shut out possibly  those of Canada will hardly faro bettor. The experience of Great Britain  with cattle plague has been so disastrous lhat no risk of infection  from foreign animus will he taken.  The matter is one that tho Canadian  authorities should give prompt at  tontion lo, in order that the beat  case that can be mado for Canadian  cattle shall bo ready in case it is  needed. Tlie record of the pleuropneumonia scheduling is proof, of  how serious a result may follow a  very small cause.  renewal of their  confidences.*  Briefly  the situation   Ib this.     In  18112   the  farmers    wore    paying  12  cents per pound for blndea* twine and  to lessen this cost to the farmer. Sir  John   Thompson's   government   started  to  make twine  In Kingston penitentiary.    That  was the   avowed  object of starting tho manufacture and  as such it was continued.    Today the  VJberals  have   changed   all   this   and  openly   say  that   the  manufacture  of  twine  is  continued only  as a  means  to   furnish   tho   convicts   with   labor  and that   it Is  not intended  to enter  into   competition   with   the   ring    "or  combine.     Bo   that   as   it   may,   the  result  to   the  farmer  under thc .two  governments has  been  directly of an  opposite  character.    Under  the  com-  pctotlve   system,   as   introduced   and  maintained hy the Conservatives,  the  price   to   thc  farmers    gradually  fell  from   12   conls   in   1S92    to  li   and  1  cents   in   1SD5-9C.     During  the   latter  two   years   under     tho     competctivc  system   twine   reached    its     lowest  price.    Then  camo   tho* Liberal  government and thoy undertook  to turn  upside down thc methods of the Conservatives.        All     competition     was  withdrawn.    The  government  looked  upon tho  manufacture  ot twine only  as   a   means   of   furnishing  the   convicts   with   labor   and     thoir   friends  with   plenty   of   money.       They-   sell  their   prisonmade   twine     to   friends  for a   miserable   pittance  and   enable  those  latter  to   extort   the  full   combine  price   from    thc  farmers.   What  Is  the  result?    Up    goes    thc    price  again.     Last year it was high.    This  year it will be higher still, probably  10 or ,17 cents.  Tho contrast in result of the. policies of thc two parties is very-  marked. Under the Conservatives  tho price fell from 10 and 12 cents  to C and 7 cents; under tho Liberals  the prlco rose from G and 1 cents  to 16 and 17 cents, as it is now  known  it will  be this  year.  If this does not open the eyes of  our farmers to the beautiful economies of this Ottawa government  then  we  know  of  nothing that will.   o   MR.   HALEY,   M.   P..   DEAD  DOMINION PARLIAMENT  Ottawa, April 24.*���������Mr. Flint introduced his prohibition resolution  which was. debated and .finally adjourned until next Monday afternoon.  After two amendments had been  moved, one by Mr. McClure, and the  second by Mr. Parmeloe, Mr. Rutherford MacDonald discussed the question  in  its  relation  to   Manitoba,    j.  In answer to Mr. Duggas Sir Wilfrid  Laurier made a reference to the application of tbo Winnipeg Catholics to  the school board of 30 in relation to  tlie    taking     over    of    their    schools.  Tributes were paid lo the late Dr.  E. Haley by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir  Charles Tapper and Hon. Mr. Fielding. Sir Henri Joly has given notice  of the' introduction of tbe grain Inspection bill. The civil service bill  has been prepared by tho government.  The classes on" salaries have been  revised.  BOS/lOP TH I IE AT RNED  rs BAY  COMPANY.  .1.  The___  Revelstoke Herald  London, April 24.���������The Daily Telegraph hns tho following from Boshof,  dated Monday, April 23: "Tho Boers  aro closing In on Boshof. Their  nearest laager Is live miles distant.  Communication with Kimberley Is still  open."   o   BLEW   UP  Constantinople, April 21.���������News has  just reached hero from Boyrout to thc  effect that the Turkish torpedo boat  ��������� Chamil blow up in that harbor on  April 21. resulting in tho loss of 230  lives.   o   WELLAND   CANAL ATROCITY  i^nc-riPonATeD 1 _������'/������  Bring us  Your  Feet  Country. __,������_ the officer or constable  In the Mounted Police, who serves  liis Queen as a soldier should, is  C^cmc-d worthy only to be placed on  Che sam'; basis as the convict in the  penitentiary.  U ii a vrc-11 known fact that al-  ic'idy e!tc*.:on agents have been ot-nt  lato the different foreign colonies to  tee that those who havo lived the  necessary three years In tho country  h.re naturalized, so that when U-uir  tout ari r*.-f4uir*.d t'���������ey may lc.civc  (heir orders to vote as ih.y.r masters  SOME PLflli**.  SPEAKING .'  The Laurier '"'franchise system is  rotten with injustice and fraud. It  enables a man in Quebec to voto for  thc "Dominion" parliament halt " a"  dozen times at any general election.  He can be registered iu half a dozen  constituencies if he lias property  thcro,"*and ho can voto in them all.  But it prohibits the Ontario man  fiom voting more than once. An.  Ontario man may have properly in  half a dozen counties; but let hiui  try to exercise tho right the Quebec  man has and to jail he will go.  This is an impudent discrimination  bct-wcen men: it was designed by  Laurier to give tho . Quebec man  greater .power at Ottawa than the  Ontario man ��������� enjoys. This last  scheme of disfranchisement is nu  insult to loyal Canadians. Its solo  purpose is to wipe from thc list of  electors thousands of men who are  hated by the Ottawa rulers ot today, because their presence in tho  military service indicates that thoy  are pro-British and thoroughly loyal.  This Ottawa government is becoming disgusting. With its 'boodling.  its gerrymandering, its ballot-box  stuffing, and its disfranchising, it is  a positive offence to the country.���������  Toronto  Mail-Empire.  Ottawa, April 23.���������Mr. Haley. M. P.  for I-lantz, N. S.. died at the Russell  House at 10 o'clock this morning.  DASTARDLY   ATTEMPT  COHCERNUiG GOAL Oil.  Hamilton Spectator: While  -tho-^���������=���������������������������govei-nnient**=���������---and^-^---its-  organs   arc   claiming   thp.t   tho   tariff  .11 rn>  has* been reduced to a revenue basi.;.  and it is as close to free trade aa  it is desirable to get just now, thc-r*-;  remains a duty on cor.! oil of clo:*e  to 100 per cent ad *va!oi*_m. Tail  coal oil duty was in;*; cents n gallon  under the iniquitous IS".P. and ihe  Grit party never tired of denouncing I gutunjaVi  the "extortion." It may- be mentioned here that at that time Can-  I adian coal oil was .retailed at about  i twelve and a half cents a y-nioR  1 The   net/  government  took   r.h!>  mat.  To Biow Out the Gates ot Lock'21  on the -Wetland Canal.  , St. Catharines, April 23.���������An attempt was made to blow out tho ir.itos  of lock 24, Welland canal, on-thv outskirts of the town of Vbo.* >ld, Ont. al  C o'clock Saturday evening. "Dyn.viille  waa used. The explosion sln>.ic the  town nnd broke nearly every !>ano ol  glass in the' buildings. The wood work  ot the" gate was shattered an.t lhe  iron twisted. The actual damage was  not great and will not delay the  opening of tlio canal. It was evidently tho Intent of the perpetrators of  the deed to blow out the gates at  both ends ot tho locks. This would  have let loose a mass of water a mile  ln length. 10 foot in width and 20 tu':t  deep and this would have swept out  tlio gates of the locks a.nd submerged  tlie town of Morrito'.vr. and carried  away the great-tunnel of th.-:- Grand  Trunk railway. The constables of  Thorold followed some Htrangors to  Niagara Falls. Ont.. where* they were  arrested. One- is John W.tlsh, of  "Washington; another John Nelson, of  Philadelphia, and a third, who first  refused tn give his name was subse-  tiuently identified as Carl Dallman, of  Washington.  Niagara Falls, April '24.���������-A gang  of CO hard looldng thugs came down  from Buffalo yesterday afternoon  with the evident object of'making an  attempt to rescue tho throe in jail  here charged wilh being perpetrators  of yesterday's -attempt lo blow up  the Welland Canal locks at Thorold.  Tho presence of armed soldiers doing  guard duty around thc jail .caused  them to change their minds and  they returned  to  Buffalo.  The three prisoners appeared before Justice Alex. Logan and Alex.  Gray, justice of the peace, this morning for preliminary .examination, but  a remand until Monday next was  asked   for   and  granted.  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is the leading newspaper of  the great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It elves all  tho latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  ln authentic, reliable and read  able articles from unquestionable" Information. It enjoyi  a large circulation and' la co������-  sequently '* unequalled ' as aa  advertising medium in tfct  field In which It la pubilahed.  We do thc rest our shoes  fit like the wings of a duck  and a ladder is not needed to  reach our prices  Our Range  Of boots and shoes cover  everything you need in this  line. The neat and dainty  foot covering for summer and  the strong but comfortable one  for wet cold spring weather  We have some great bargains  in Misses, Boys' and Youths  boots^for school ware.  8iIl--mption $2,00 Per Annum  $125 For Six Months,   ���������  Strictly in Mum.  ."������������������IOVlCMi-  OT  CANAT'IANS  Some men are born anvils; somo are  born   hammers.  \ Bird S. Coler, comptroller of New-  York, city, is a prominent worker in a  Methodist  Episcopal   Sunday  school.  Khaki fabrics are among the popular .materials for spring wear, and it  will*, be found necessary in every in-'  stance to relieve this ugly sand color'  with* white or colored silk or satin.  Ono of the great French authorities  has said that, while many other effects will vie with it, the overskirt  will take its place as a factor"among  other spring styles particularly suited  to  tall,  slender women.  Pilatus, 2.09%, is at the Louisville  track in grand shape. Thc quarter-  crack which retired him last summer  has entirely disappeared,and unless  all signs fail he will be a great horse  this year.  It takes a foremost place in  the race for prominence and  popularity* with . business ���������  bouses and as a consequence  does more business with  those requrlng printed stationery and oflice supplies than  any other* printing   establish  ment in Eastern. British Columbia. . The'class of work  turned .out has been pronounced equal.to.any thing.of the  kind .executed ..in. the large  cities by -much* larger prlnt-  eries.  Job Printing Department  April 23.���������The  .  moved   this  six   mi:."s   *������a:  Lord Dundonald, one of the heroes  of the Acton Homes fight in South  Africa, has a curious notion that a  military peer should never take part  in the debates of the house of lords  while holding the Queen's commission,  and  lie never* broke bis rule.  Forty-four' commissions in thc  British army have boon offered to  Canada by the Imperial government.  Fourteen of these have been allotted to * cadets of tho Royal Military  college, Kingston, aud the remaining  30 are open to Canadian gentlemen  and ofllcers, non-commissioned officers and men. of whom 24 are to uo  chosen by Field Mr.rshal Lord Uo'n-.-  ert? from among the Canadian Li-oops  cow  serving  ir   South   Afr'ca.  A   car   of   stock   and    effects,     including  10   horses   was   ourned  early  on  Saturday  morning between Moose  Jaw and  Swift Current.    The owner  is  It.  T.  Rowland   from   Dakota.  Tho  value of the contents was ?1900.    Mr  Rowland's   son     was    in   tho   car  at  j the   time.c .capsd   through   a   window  ��������� and  ranking  h!s  way  to  the  caboose  , notified   the   conductor.       The   train  ifterr.oon . v,-as   stopped     after  i;   of   the '  Canadian  running    about  Biocmfoite.ii  fir.= l  continue:  to Springfield, six m<.;������s oast of the I t^ee miles, but the horses and other  city. Mr. Ewan. the r.iob.*? corres- ; contents of the car were a total  pi.T7ri*=Ti"tf-i_i" >i iUi'i.n^���������aeTToiTd-cMTrriTTi,";.!.  which reached Bloemfonlftin. Th:.-*  Ir-.ttcr pie-c- c_" n.--v>:; -.*.-.-.jd .nditat-  that the* sc-n-'.r.d contin2*>rit h.'i.*** rc-arh-  ed   nicc-mfon'.el*.-.   and   j_ir.*"<1   T'..V,*..-.rt*-*'  ~1.15.sr  Hudson s Bay Stofes  CALGARY.  SO   YEARS    .  EXPERIENCE  Is equipped   with   the   latest  faces ln type designs   and all'  work entrusted to The Herald .  ' is     handled     by   exprienced  , "workmen who thoroughly un-  \ derstand the proper u*e of the  material at their" 'disposal.  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PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  ifmvmorjntoei^iaaaotaoi  ������i_,iuj������t___������_i^\*'*w-n*a__fluXM^  -O--  v.-rrir: Fr.  $ I a * P s o 0 % 6������?  it   Montreal   '.*.'���������  may direct. ���������,        .,,,-.,    ler  in  hand   and   V7.:h   a  kii at  iluiir-  :?h   of   t m nip at.--     reduced    tne   duty  fiom  ihe Iniquitous Tn'.P. i'u;iir<: ut, six  ���������cents a *--:il!on, ta lhe li^ul fr>:<- tr:;*.!-.  j iigdro r_.t five- canUi a gallon! Tiu-n  lhe government n_.j<'.<. n d; .;i v.*:.h  tin! Slar.di.rd Oil company v.iM..*li (-.)-  _-.bl._d   that  f.iniou.   monopoly   to  iu-  At  the same   time  tiia*.    k  C"^o.-t_. arc being made t-j s.-.-uri it...- :  foreign  vote,  tbo  prcpjsii'.on  limadcj  lh:it   tntC'iligint   Canadian!*   si_.i'.I   lis  dl;.i*.:ailficd   as   if   tlity   ���������.vjre   c.im**.-  r!*   lUc-ly  l-stausc*  ili_>   ar.*  c_.s.'..^*.il j  l_*'l_i_  service- of K'.r  _..-_!��������� =ly  (_u*_-;n ���������  Vi.*o-.a.  Ia this matter a; in many others  thc i-aurier administration haa shown  its.   duplicity. Two   years  ago  the  J_aurier government abolished the  Dorr.inion franchise act and adopted  the provincia. franchise instead. Thc-y  declaimed that the Dominion parliament had no right to say who  should or ss'uoulil not voto, and that  tho iccai Ics-.slatares alone bad *.he  ri_ri:i to say. Today, however, this  fame government claims the right  V.'hich it two years ago claimed it  Oia not possess, and demands thc  <_.is":anch''*-*:*:uc.ir*. of eve-vy man who  V-'eurs thc Quean's uniform In C'an-  edi. Mr. Tarte, the "boss" of the  present administration, has laid  ������o~n the rule that wc must not take  l*art in thc Empire's quarrels u.iic:-:.  Vti have our say in tho making cf  the fight, but it wouid seim as if  Cur soldiers who have tu dj'1h*j  f.ghf-;-_.g, are to be dcp.ived of ."ny  ' tay" in the business of their coun-  Lry.'  -  .''"Mr. FitzpatrlcU's prspssal i:- an  hiiniit to'eTery man who v/ears the  Cuec-n's *uniform, 'afe -well as to every  citizen of llie Dominion who believes'  to fair play. The fat9 of the bill in  the senate will b* -patched with interest..    u  clud.; Canada in its jurisdiction, and  t!ic - reEiilt waa that Caniulian oil  weal up to twenty centa, the Awcri-  can oil remaining aa it was���������about  tho same old   figure.  THOUCHTS OH TWIflE  Binder twine is a acmeivhat prosaic r.ubj-oct moro eapoclally to ihe  f.-.Tr.-.c." who has to ,,buy it, but ov,**7i  hinder tv,*inc may create thoughts.  Thos-.o thought.*. havr> rcPMJlly b(*en  expressed in words in the hons*. of  commons at Otl awa by no lcs.-. person  than Mr. McMillan, v.ho halls frtiin  tho county of Huron, and sb-mld  therefore he not only v. truthful but  even a more or losri economical person.  In the matter of bind'.::* twine.  Inwove;*, Mr. McMillan's lluronic  cionony infl'.ifcccfl h!fi utter;'iiccs:  f.o as lo make them of Utile or no  Vt.iii*_. The re'nius v.hir.h li'tvc  boen laid on the table ot the ]i.u..t!  prove conclusively that tbo government has been false to the trus-.t confided in It. The exposures v/hicli  have heen made on thc subject  -hould prove interesting reading for  ihe farmers of the WC3t v/hen the  oily longued politicians visit them  again for the purposo of securing   ft  Oxford and CiTTiiirid .<> un!v_T?.ili"F  cVrff tte.i  th-. A msr'.c.-u..-*   ;.: i I;*.:;:.  ro-t^no'vf. r.iin*-* in MI������*-!--lripi .ti'I  Al.ibuma h.-iV; c.-'.us'.d los-*:i \o K-.-ltl'T.***  and   th.-  railwayp.  \\$% o ci w% ifi P i *nj m ?% 1 ff^  CAPITAL  Si,000,000   IN   ONE DOLLAR SHARES.     S400,000"IN THE TREASURY  FIRST BLOCK   OF TREASURY-SHARES.NOW.ON   THE MARKET    -  FOR A LIMITED TIME  AT   10   CENTS.  W. J. Spier, Uie cunt.rr* iiirfnvi.i-  ������������������.'.���������h.. formerly owned M.ijo,* j)orno add  rit'.i*-.*!* fair tliorouglibieds. 1..-K ica :ni  Liu Uy TJahiwin's stable oi lioivis an.'  will rare tl.nni at Chl'",.,:'������ il'ir'n" th*  routing   Fiiiuui'*!'.  DIRECTORS  Til*!  "\\rM.    F.   ('lb. I (HANK,  Cochntno   Jlunch,    Liiniifd,  i\f;  u;li'(i(!  ]\riin;iging  ���������JOHN  Director  J.   YoiiN't;.  of   The  ��������� Calgary  Herald.  ���������o-  rai n-  (iCHKN*   AT   PULII-i;  Dulilin. April 2t.���������A3 it v  ins v'e.itcrdny the Queen rpent thf  morning in thi. Vlre-rugnl grounds, but  in the ufternoon .uh.-i tooi*: li'ir customary rlrive IhrotiRh the northf-rn environs of Dublin, receiving syveral  pr."aental!onfi at resldcncon an;l Gastl"  ICnlck ciurlng tho afternoon. A slight  rnui fell, bul tli" v.i-'Allier v/.-iu (T.ti-  i.rnlly  mild.  \\'. Ti. Potii.,  Ti'H.sidciut C!r'.ii1.   W'oslcra  M.ines,  ].iinii.cd.  Furguson   and   Kevelstoke.  ;. 0.  J.    D.    GllAIfAM,  GoJd   Conimi������.-:ioncr,   Atlin  F.  W.  Godsat.,".   ���������  Handier,    Pineker   Creek  ilUKil   O!''  AUGYLK   DKAIl  r<oii'in, April 'ii.���������Picoi',-;*. _r>r,',jr;la*-i  Onnipbell, Dnk'j of Argyl". riled tills  morning. The TV.nrrjnlK of T_oi*ih', v/h*,*  marl *'l Ihf f'r'.nur.i'n r^ouliK- in 1.7) am.  won formi'rly governor Kcnnrnl of  C'anaila, Ih heir lo the title anti  cb talcs.  K.   H.     VANCOnVKil  F'.i.l r.iT /'iilni, An.-!1 _!���������',.--'I hr: H-'farnei*  "���������/";, r fjti .** ������' 'it' lb'* jior,.ir;if,n l!m* front  1.1 v'f-r.'0(������'. foi*!, fij'.nl rcn I (-������'i.". :et\ iniva;*!!  Indav.. br-lng thn Ilrst filentnor of llie  ii'.'i'-i'in. flnplalii Mm ri'/inilil rupfirlsi ;i  very HUCcci'.Hfiil coiici-rt on b'.nril In  aid of llio Hoiilli Afrlenn prilriolli*.  fund, Rollcclinnii nulling over $100. Thr.*  Vancouver liaa B4 cabin, li; Intermediate and 394 HtceraBc passcngcra, the  majority being Imnilgranta for Manitoba and the North Weet.  i  Gko.    >S.    jYloC-AHTKit,   Solioitor,   Kevelstoke.  W. M.  I>i:ow.s*, Proprietor   St    Leon   JTot    Springs,   Revelfctoko.  T!i".   Double   Kf)j<!(!   Comptiny   lins   bf-en    formed   "for   the   purpose, not   only   of m ning its present properties  hi-,*-   of ai-i-jiiiriii.^   promi-sin^ clfiimf-   and dcvelnpii^c   tlietn   lo   mh   cxlcnt   tlistb  will justify  their  sale  to   English  and ,.  o:lier  coiopt.iics  at a profit.    The   eoinp.iny   already   owns   and    haa   paid    for   'in   full,    tho    Trilby   and   Old. Saul .  ���������*n.|ieities   in   the   famou-j   Fish    Rivei   di:-;i riel.,   and     ft   ti.n;e-f|iia,i'tci*s    interest   in   the   May     Bee     inine,    in   the"  [.aid-aii    di-.friet    one  and   a  lmlf  mil������*������  l'v n:   I*'ejguson   iSiil'lieient  promoter's  shares  have   been  set  aside  for the  rmreha-o   of  the remaining   f|nurtir. .    '. *        .,   ;  The.   i\]?iy   J-Jee  is   l.lie  siftei'  claim   10   lhe    now   famous   Nettie   ]"_.,   which   has   broken  all   records   in   British   *  Columbia    for 'lar.jo   bodies    of  jilieiioiiit'iialiy   rich   on-.    The  ]\iay   J.eo   and   Nettie* L   were    located    together-in  1-..2   by  Mn*   .satin*.  in   ������.'nld,  '���������-rcclli'lii.  w.  I'  OO  !   (who Iiii���������*-*  Oil  cr.pr.pr,  1 'V II I IS,  ih.-  $1)  "I'  at  he  sui'iaet'.  f,ilv.-'i*   .uid     lend,  and in  r,yi\i'r  of   ii!ve*,!.in._   to     .i  itlni  K.   cents   each.  appointed nuinnger of  the Double Eagle Co.)    Both claims carry identically   '  ie    s-imrs    r.em.irkable.    ledge     runs    through    both,   carrying "high..values 4  '���������nd.      'I'h"    prftnoierp   have   abeadv   spent  M.OOO   in   developing the   May' Bee,   witli   ���������  i>   place  I he   mine  quickly   1 n   a   shipping   b������,sis the   company   iio\v   ofTbrs   tho   public   *  '-" :" ���������' ���������������������������    ���������'-' -    - -'���������'     u\(\    Jion-asscssabie   treasury   shares   (par  value  limited    extent   m  lui  pan  Shares will be sold in blocks of 100 and upwards.  The  company  reserves  the right  to   vvididraw thc sale  of shares from the  market   at' a,n'y  time'   without    notice  Applications  may  bo  sent  to the  Secretary,  A. H. HOLDICH, REVELSTOKE,  Or t������ JMO. J. VedNO   HeRALDBLMK. MIOABT. * wiwiw*-,  m  X ���������������������������:;*%������fl  Lively  ���������\  it  Tl*  m  rigJ  at Leeuw  Kop  He  CANADIANS   IN A  TIGHT   CORNER  Enemy in  Great Force Around  Wepener  accidentally killed on April 1st.  belonged   to Ottawa city.  The following were sent to England on the steamer Austral on the  5th inst*. Color Sergeant..Thomson,  Leaman, Finch, Smile, Beach and  Carey, all Westerners; Craig and  Marentette, of London; Rae of Toronto; O'Connell of Ottawa; Johnson, Durant, Fradofam and Mc-  Farlane, New Brunswick.   o   worked partially round the flank ot  Leeuw'Kop. but was not supported.  The move checked the enemy, but  fear of night precluded the possibility  of  pursuit.  SIEGE   OF   WEPEN'EI!  and  BOSHOF THREATENED���������BOER LAAGER ONLY FIVE  MILbS DISTANT FROM THE TOWN  SPION  KOP DESPATCHES  'London,* April  21.���������Tho  governments  reason  for publishing    Lord    lloberts'  Spion   Kop   despatches  was   explained  last  evening    at  Hull  by  Mi*.  Waller  Hume Long, president of the board  of  agriculture, who. said the country was  entitled  to  receive all  the information  the government could give. "The government  is  told,  said ,Mr.  Long,  that,  having  published  the  despalches.it is  bound   to   deal   immediately   wUh   the  generals   affected,   but     in     following  such * a  course   the  government, might  have   to   dismiss   evvry. general   the  moment   he   made    a   mistake.      Had  such   a    policy   been:   pursued  in, thc  ,.,,,_ I past,     many     most     glorious      deeds  -   '*   i would: not  have'been  performed.  The  its .  discretion    in  despalches.     From  London. April 21.���������a" special despatch from Bloemfontein. under yesterday's date says that llrlng is reported to be in progress south of Knree  Siding, six miles north of Glen. The  strength of the Boers Is not known.  The British Infantry supported by artillery hold a strong position.  The   report     o������ , fighting     at   Karee  Siding   contained   in    the   above   des-  patci*   from   Bloemfontein  may  be   the  ftrst   ; aws   of   tho     progress     of   the  Brills".:   advance     on     Pretoria.      But  even if this were only an unimportant  skirmish there are many other Indlca  - tions   that     Lord     Roberts     is  starting or has already started for the ; government  north. | publishing  A despatch from Cape Town, under the beginning of thc campaign Her  yesterday's date says: "The censor- j _ia*jesty's ministers have not swerved  ship restrictions have been gidtly ��������� ������rom tile rU]e Qf leaving the conduct  increased owing to the movements of | of operations to the discretion and  the  troops." 'judgment  of   the   commander-in-chief.  All  despatches    bear  traces  of    the |  strenuous  efforts of  correspondents to  *      -    * ' IMPENDING   BATTLE  used  these  By  port  London; Aprli 21.���������General Cherm-  side and General Rundlo are moving  over the sodden roads. They;hold the  railway and the southern frontier of;  the* Free State with 20,000 men. How  many are going with the generals  who will engage the Boers at Wepener is not' mentioned in the latest des-  from . Orlogspoor, where the  British bivouacked on Wednesday-  night. The field telegraph ends * there;  On Thursday ' tho Boors still held  Colonel'Dalgetty closely penned.  private McMillan bead  give  their  papers an  inkdng of what  ia afoot.  The Boers south of Bloemfontein are  recreating. Large commands werc-  seon on April 19 near the Nichu  moving to the. north. Progress was  slow owing to the terrible conditions  of   the   country.  way of Pretoria comes the re-  that fever is decimating -the  _rfateking garrison. ���������*��������� A" letter from the' j patch  mayor of Mafeking says that Lord  Koberts asked Colonel Baden Powell  to  hold  out.  Iir. Cecil Rhodes returns to Cape  Town today. The .announcement* of  his departure "was unexpected. - Never  haa a man so prominently connected  with the vital questions of the day  paid such a quiet visit to London. Tt  is learned that the settled " empire  maker came to England purely on  business connected with the British  Oliarlered    South    African     company,   today.  ���������uid the De Beers company and has Private McMillan referred to in the  succeeded in accomplishing his object, above cablegram, was a ' brother _ of  and not wishing lo meet the* people j Sergeant Major McMillan, with B  or  freely  express  his  views  has  sud-     ---" ���������"       ,'-- *"r       ���������*--'  -��������������� ���������  denly determined to return to South  Africa," where he will watch lhe interests of those two companies. ��������� - Mr.  Rhodes has absolutely refused to' be  ��������� interviewed,, though privately he has  expressed scathing comments on several generals still holding commands  at   the  front.  Lady Gatacre will be a fellow passenger with Cecil Rhodes. " She Is  ���������joins  to  meet her husband, the  Brit  Boer Force Has Been Reinforced  Is Now Stronger Than Ever.  Maseru, Basutoland, April 21.���������The  Boers around Wepener have been reinforced'and are now stronger than  ever. The firing of canon was heard  today in the direction of De Wet's  DorE and is looked upon as meaning  that the relief column was approaching. Heavy firing is hourly expected.  Two large Boer forces left the vicinity of Wepener this morning, one  going in llie direction of De Wei's  Dorf and the other ���������'. towards Rouxville. The Boers are excited and jubilant iir consequence of President  Steyn's assertion that foreign intervention is certain, and that it is only  necessary to continue the struggle for  a short time. Generals Dewet and  Olivier are inspiring the burghers  with Inflammable' patriotic speeches.  London, April .is.���������It is not improbable, that  by   this   time    General .Sir  Henry   Rundlo   has   fought  a.  decisive  battle, with  the  Boers.  He  entrenched  himself on  Saturday  to await  the arrival   of   General   Campbell   with   the  14th brigade. -?���������������������������'��������� The commander arrived *.: Saturday   evening     and.  the   next  battle  may be  expected  any  moment.  It  is  still  impossible  to  ascertain: the  position   of . the  Kaflirs  at'���������'. Bloemfon-  lein  or  lo  learn    when   tho    expected  advance will be made. The: despatches  are conflicting regarding, the /statej of  the     position.       Present       Indications,  however, point to. a still.further delay.  Without attaching undue importance  to  the  stories  from  Lorenzo  Marques  concerning  the    strength  of  the Boer  forces it .would   almost seem that the  former  estimates  of 30_D00  was rather  low.     During the last few days there  has  been  a  renewal   of  Boer  activity  in air points of* the theatre : of action.  The  tenacity  of  those  around Colonel  Dalgetty    proves     that     considerable  forces are still there.   * Lord ���������'. Roberts  ordered  Lord  Methuen to   retire from  Boshof 'probably for the same/reason.  Tlie    presence    of    a  Boer    force    at  Frankfort  looks   like   an   intention   to  endeavor to cut off Lord Methuen and  he may    be. heard  from    as    retiring  upon Kimberley.   ' The Boers are said  to have encircled Bloemfontein to the  eastward  in  a crescent form.     There  have  been* several  outpost  ofllcers 'in  the  vicinity.  IMPERIAL B/\Nlt  OF CANADA  Bloemfontein. April 20.���������Private  McMillan;.' a - Winnipeg artificier,���������*���������' who  met the second contingent, and was  attached   to : the  38th    company,   died  London, April i23.���������-The war otflca  late this evening issued the following   despatch   from   Lord   Roberts:  Bloemfontein, April 23��������� (2:50 p.m)  Yesterday I despatched the 11th division, under General Pole-Carew  and two brigades of cavalry under  Gen. French to assist Gon. Run-  die. The force reached Karriofon-  tein without much opposition. Casualties  reported:  Welsh  Regiment���������One  private killed;    wounded Captain Propero (mortally)  and seven men.  Yorkshires���������Eight   wounded.  Eighth  Hussars���������One wounded.  -.': Fourteenth  Hussars���������One wounded.  Royal   Artillery���������Two" wounded.  Seventh -^Dragoons������������������   Lieutenant  Jenkins   and   one ''.missing.  Captain Rutter of the Royal Artillery broke an arm hy a fall.  General Pole Carew's mounted infantry seized Leeuw Kop, a high hill  a few miles north of their last  night's position. The enemy evacuated hurriedly leaving aome rifle3  aud  ammunition.  Bloemfontein, April 23.���������Colonel  Aldersoii's corps o������ mounted infantry  consisting ol the first battalions of  the first and second Canadian regiments and Strathcona's horse, was  engaged in the, operations of General  Pole-Carew and General French.  Colonel Alderson had undertaken to  drivo the. Boers from then* line of  defence about the waterworks. The  Canadians  sustained   a   heavy' lire.  The Boers shelled 'Alderson'a .men.  who were'making a marching.movement around Leeuw Kop, ou the extreme-left of the. Boer position.  When the British battery opened fire  the Boers removed their guns. Leeuw  Kop was found evacuated this morning.  General Dickinson's cavalry brigade, which made a wide detour to  the left found its further progress  barred hy a strong Boer position.  It is presumed that the flrst battalions of the Mounted Rifles comprised A and C squadrons. 'A squadron was oi agnized'in .Eastern Canada and C comprised principally of  the mounted police and/'others who  enlistend at Regina, Prlnpc' Albert,  Moosomin " and adjacent I'Assiniboia  towns. .// !'  "    '  -       cP ���������  II ea������l Onioc, Toronto.  Capital   Authorized,    -    $2,500,000.00  Capital  Paid  Up,      - $2,391,863.00  Rest,   ."���������'-'.        - $1,554,710.00  ���������jywwwtfff  S8mmmrt.mmm?-TJ  E    THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1855.  ������  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Ilowland.   President  T.R.Merritt.Vlcp-l'rus.   St.   Catherines  William   Ramsay.   Robert  JalTiny  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Slayner  Elias   ttodgers  D. R. Wilkie, Gnneml Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British' Columbia:  Brandon,      Calgary,       Edmonton.  Golden, Nelson, Portage la  Prairie  Prince Albert. Strathcona.  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario:  Essex, Fergus. Gait, Tngersoll.  Listowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborne. Rat Portage, Sank St,>  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomaii.  Toronto, Welland, : Woodstock.  Hamilton. , ,  Quebec:  ���������Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1. and upwards received; and Interest   allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial,   Municipal,  and  other   debentures ."purchased.  Draftfl and Letters of Cieillt���������  Available at. all points of Canada.  United Klnr*--mi . United., S tit ������*���������*..  Europe, India. Chin? .*<u-***u Australia,  New  Zealand  etc  Gold ; purchased.  This   hank   issues  Special   Reoetpls  which   will   be   accounted   for   at   any  of   the   Hudson's   Bay   Co's   Posts   in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A.   R.   B    HKAK N.  Mannercr' Rov. IntnUp  pranoh'  PAID UP CAPITAL      - S2.0O0.0O0 -*  BEST FUND .....       51,500.000 .**3  DIRECTORS:   Wm. Molson Maci-hkrson, President;  S. H. Ewing, Vice-President; Z3  W. Al. I-tAiibAY, Samuel. Fim.kv, Hknkv Archibald, J. P. Cleguork, i**  F. Wokkertos Thomas, General Manager. 3!  f-     A general banking business transacted,  S_: rates.  Interest allowed at current ^|  J. D. MOLSON, 3  MAXAGEn, Revelstoke, B.C.    ^  m^uiuiiiiuikiiuiuiuiiiuakuiumuuiiuiuuiiuiiiiiiiu'i  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  GENERAL  BRABANT  IN   ACTION  SICK   CANADIANS  The Revelstoke  Herald [Somi weck>yi  P. gURNS &'co:^  Wholesale and Retail Dealers -.  Prime Beet Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.;*  y  squadron,  Canadian. Mounted-rifles.  "  - o '���������  - MILITARY   COMMENTARY  New York, April 21.���������I. Ford cays  in his daily cable:* "The complete  embargo upon war news leaves the  press free to continue the discussion  of Lord Roberts. Commenting upon  tho unsuccessful  battles  of the Brit-  tah"^MraUBBwho^arbeen'Mnt  back ',*������������ generals the charge Is made that  ' Lord Mothuen's report of the battle  oC Magersfontein' was accompanied  by criticisms by Lord. Roberts which  to  England  Cape Town, April 21.���������All the drifts  on the Modder. are. impassable. Traffic  is temporarily Interrupted southward,  the water having washed out the ballast from  the  line  of railway.  The I_ndysmlth -correspondent of the  Dally  News    says:      "The    Boers    ln  Natal are already commencing guerilla  warfare.     Both  the Transvaalors and  the   Free   Slaters   are   compelling   the  natives to. bear irras.)   General Buller  .'has  ordered  alL,t_i'e    farmers between  .-f Ladysmith aiupthe Drakenburg  range  '':"-'���������   to  retire  to Estcourt."  The Ladysijiith correspondent of the   ^iSiandarcllsays: -i_^There_ls_goqd_rea-_   sons   to   believe   that   the  Boer   raids [case any exception to thc~uile  in part had been suppressed by the  war office. If this has been done it  is possible thc Queen's wishes have  heen respected us Lord Methuen has  boen a Tavorite at court and the  Queen was highly, pleased with his  work in organizing the Jubilee parade. It is not, however, the practice of thc Queen to inteifare with  tho functions of any department of  th*) public service, and it Is not prob-  al,'_!that she .made   Lord  Methuen'....  Haseru, Basutoland,    Sunday, ' April  22.���������General Brabant's advance.*.; guard  reached Bushman's  Kop last  evening.  The Boers held a strong position there  with   two  suns.   The   engagement  op- |  ened at sunrise  with  heavy rille  fire.  At S:30 a.m. cannonading   began'   and.  continued, for several  hours. . General  Brabant's forces are on the plain and  have fairly _open  country all  the way  to  Wepener.'   " Four" Boer-.guns   were  hard   at   work   all   day   Saturday   on  Colonel      Dalgetty's      position.       The  British    guns    replied * at      intervals.  Colonel    Dalgetty    heliographs:      "All  well.      The Boers    fired    a few shells  yesterday, which  did-  much damage."  The   Boers     are   dividing    into   three  ���������divisions,   two  being    in  positions    to  repel  the    relief    column,  the distant  roar   of    whose,   arllllery  is    audible.  The Basutos are posted on the border  for defensive purposes.     They are behaving  in    an  orderly  way,   but    are  showing   the  most  intense   interest  in  the outcome of the-    developments    ot  the* next 24 _hours.  SKIRMISHING   NEAR   ELANDSLAAGTE  Elandslaagte, April-21.���������A commando  of 1,000 Boers came through Wessel's  Nek' this morning. They crossed Sunday's   Bridge   and     advanced  Cl*Ci5t=-0t  to   the  M������t������-but-..thev..fell, .back  are Intended to cover the :������������������eixciny's  withdrawal from Natal In* order to  help the Boers in opposing Lord  Roberls' advance.  London,  April   21.���������The Times    pub- .  .lishos   the   following    despatch     from  ; .Tammersburg,   dated   Thursday,   April  39:      "The Investment   of   .the British  position   on   the   east   and   south   has  been   relaxed.     The \. majority   of   tho  enemy  are  stippi-ged  to  have   left  for  the  purpose  of  Intercepting  tho   relief  columns,   leaving  one  gun    nnd  about  1.000 men nn  tlie  west side  lu prevent  our co-operation.      Our casjat'.es  arc  about   130.      No  sound  of    lhe    relief  column has been hourrt."  The Blnuir.r.uiUln ci>rr*?spnndonl of  the Dally Tclcfrmiih u-loKraphlng on  Friday nays: "The w_ulher Is now  line. Tlie ciit-my still 1-o'dn thc water  works and our tjuou'tn report lhat the  Boers hav* a line of oinpsstn and  small cemtnund.-s 15 in Ich east of  IMoonifonleln from lhe Modtl..r river  lo. Kaffir  rlvt r."  The Bloemrontcln correspondent of  lhe Morning Post telegraphing from  Bloemfontein on April 19* says:  "There Is already a 30 foot flood of  the Caledon river which Is reported to  be  still   rising.   o   ''    HEAVY   HOUR   LOSSES   '""*  when they say the mounted Infantry  about to fire. Later the Boers shelled Elandslaagle colliery." Ten shells  'fell close, to. the. mine but did no dam-  ��������� age. The work at thu mine wrni  stopped, but It is hoped will be resumed   tomorrow.      Tho   British  "Lords Lansdoivne and Methuen arc  warm friends 'and;,' the selection of  the Guards general as a divisional  commander     wa3     probably     due   to  Lord" Lansdowno's   , preference,     and*      --,   __ ,.���������       ,,M,���������  ti-iii.-i,   ,.uns  ��������� ','. ,     _ ��������� sumed   tomorrow.       ihe   Br,ll..u   .-,i-ns  tho strictures upon his conduct may j opencd firCf lhe NaVal Brigade on the  havo been suppressed on that ac- I right sending a few shells In il ? dlr-  count j ectlon  of   the  Boer  guns    which  were  "It   is   not,   however,   a     foregone ' difficult to locale, but tho Boors were  seen retreating over the hill towards  Wcssel'i. Nek. Several or the shells  caught them and must have .''.n.. some  damag-f. Late in the ilay-tho Boera  showed activity ln the trenciu*s on  the   1-ldgcn   In   front  of   Elandslaagle.  Ottawa, April' 24.���������Sir Alfred-Mllner  cabled to Lord .Minto* yesterday as  follows: "Cape" Town, April 21.-���������Rc-  gret to report that the following men  lire seriously ill at the hospital at  Wynberg: ���������. Privates Moore; C. Finch,  enteric fever*. O. Matherson, gunshot  wound; ' Rondebeuch; T. McGlvern,'  enteric fever; R. Agassiz, Mounted  Infantry, enteric fever. (Signed):  Mllner. .*,_..  Carnarvon, April 23.���������Trooper Woo-  somb.aV Canadian, died; in the hospital  here today of pleurisy though he received* every attention. He> was burled  with military honors. The ��������� remaining  sick are convalescent. A further contingent leaves for the front on the  26th. In the list of those who left  with the Canadian Mounted Rifles  was Private J. WoUacomb, a native  of Plyhampton, .England, who had  been ranching at : Lacombe. Alb: rta.  He was 25 years of age and had enlisted  at Edmonton.   o   ' BATTLE OF LEEUW KOP  Boers  Driven  From  Their Positions���������  Canadians  in  a  Tight Coiner.  London,    April    24.���������The    Bloemfontein   correspondent    of ' the   Standard  describing   the   operations   of   Leeuw  Kop   says:       "At   an  early   stage   the  cavalry came under a heavy (Ire from  a  pompom   on   a   ridge   adjoining   the  kopje.     Unable lo continue the march  south east General    Dickson's brigade  ' fell���������back���������to���������the^noi-.th   to. await   llie  infantry attack.     The flanking movement    having    failed    General    Pole-  Carew    with     General      Stephenson's  brigade advanced in crescent formation  from   lhe   west  and   south   west  with  the   object   of   enveloping   the   kopjes.  .The Welsh. Warwlckshlros, Essex and  Has   moro  readers    ln  North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers  in  Revel:  stoke   than      any   other   paper;  does   more job   printing  in  the  city  than  any other paper;   it's  news  is  more spicy  and up-to-  date;  its influence     is greater;  its advertising rates are-lowest  circulation  considered;   its sub  scrlptiou  rate is only $2.00  pei  annum;  it covers the field  Try  it and  be with th'e crowd.  Write to  'REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke, B. C.  T'ible 'furnished  with .the  choice6t-  the" market Milords.   ' Best   Wines  L'quots und  Uitrars. ' Large,   light  hei-i-noitf*..'    "   Rrtles.   81.   a    day. '  Mom hi v rate. -������������������" '��������� ~' .."���������-'"   '���������'   -  " A Mill Stcn^ProDf.   ������������������"  ���������'$rv&b  RATE $1 oo PER DAY  The  olumbia  House.  Good accommodation.     A.   good b<tr  - well supplied  with choice wi-ier  liquors nnd cigars. *   -  Free Bus'Meets All T pain  Brown  & Pool  Proprietors  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  tossr  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake,.      ;  " ~���������~ Saddle    and      Pack ��������� Howes  fggj-rik "" 2--n always for hire.      *  WHIfE      GWILLIM   &   SCOTT  Ajlwul    'North.     April     20.���������Captain  Tjittle  of Ufabiuil's  Horse,   _L>l***ul .nant  Colbeck   und    Mr. >. Mllner,   (a   Router  correspondent),   Tell  Into  the  hnridn oC  the  enemy   while   lliry  wr-re  tryirg  to  reach  W,,p'*iirr   n   wck  nun.     Kvciy- ���������  thing   wnt*.   inkfti   from   l'*.**   pr-minors,  who   were   sent   to    Pretoria.      Th������'ir j  unlive Mcrvri'ilr*?. .who '������������������ *"*."l i*-*****-.*.  *���������������>>  Boers   lunger   near   Wep-nor  pay  that  , there were* four    gumi   dlHibled    and  lli������l the Uo'.'is  had   IcsL  100  In   Itlllcd.  if is   nlso   a/wrf'lined   '.hat   lli"T*wrK  nuide a nlrjhl    at'in'lJ    on A>>rll  II. but  wcT1**-  (ll-Jcov-1'r..l   v.blli.   (Te*"*pli'K  a'oug  n.  ili'.p  dlli-li   Uy    thi1  f.'upo    -Toiinled  rlrieii    w Hi    niPX'Tmi.  who    llrcl  Into  lliein  nl   n i!i.m;tiH;e  of 203  y_ir(ln with  the   rciiult'lhril   liie    Bficr.'i   lost    five  wngon 'lonclH "of  UUIf'd    and   wounded.  A HlmtiUanenus uti.iick on tt.clr quartern wan  repulsed  by lhe  Hrltlsh  who  used their bayonets.     Tlie  Bocrnotlll  surround Wcncrcr, but there ban been  llttlo firing lately.  ib   not,  ���������concision that   Lord   Roberts     commented  upon Lord  Melhucn's raport,  Biit'h      controversial        points        as I  were talsed hy It concerning the dead j  rather   than   the   living  soldiers   and  Lord ���������Roberts'may not have considered  it  necessary or  expedient to  discuss  them.  "Lord Methuen lias not been sent  homo like General Gatacre, but he  has been taken out of the real lighting lino and has not been overwhelmed with proof of affection and  favoritism. ���������*Methuen has three vic-  - torlea to his credit and deserves  consideration on that account. .  "Home experts ' suggest that Lord  Roberts' comments on the Spion  , Kop affair, wliich was suppressed  I long enough to enable Gen. , Buller  . to sot himself right: by relieving  ��������� Ladysmith, and lhat there will he a  cocond comment on the final chapter  of the campaign which will ���������lie.', complimentary lo General Bul lor and  will enable him to" remain iu Natal.  "Lord Roberts seems to hold  cvory 'military reputation in South  Africa  iu  tho  palm  of  his   hands.  "The war ,office ,; may exercise a  Bi.pprrnslve veto but whenever Lord  Roberts' opinion Is known the nation  and army will adept 11 and thero  will  he  no appeal   tr.im  it."  Nov,a fiom all t ourccs Is metigre  nnd It lit siiiin-cly m'rj^siry to pp*.-  H3nt a nummary  of  It.  A few more shells forced them to relinquish tbelr position. The position  was    only    -ISO    yards    distant    from  ElnndHlaagtc.   o   TO TRY  Till*;   UEUELS  London, April 23.���������Thc Law Journal  says a special court wil). be constituted for the trial of rebels in South  Africa,' of which '. the Lord Chief ��������� Jus-  tice.'Earon Russell, of"klllowen, will  be   a   member.   o   FROM   ST.   HELENA  St.   Helen..,   April   23.���������Much   excitement and .conjecture  has been caused  by  the  signalling of a French  ship  in  Prosperous   E.^y   on     Thursday.       The  vessel   was   first    seen     close    to   the  shore    in  Sany,   bay,    south    of    the  island,   where  It   rema.iiletl' until   later  in the day.       It then stood In! the direction of Jamestown and has not been  seen sine--*.      Central    Cronje w.th hU  wife  and  staff  have  been  living  in  a  nice little country house.     Later they  will  remove  lo  a  luiy.er one.   .0   CONTKjIS-'TiUMi:    RESISTANCE  Yorkshire regiments   advanced' In ex  tended' lino  covering  llio  weal,   while  the Guards brigade took up a position  to the Foulh  west with two  Held'batteries  and  naval  guns.      Sheltered  by  the  rocks   tlio  enemy opened  a-heavy  lire   from   their   pompom.      Our   men  advanced to the op'.n ground and by a  succession   of    short     rushes   .falling  prone   when     pouring     their     volleys  neared  llio enemy,'   Thc"approuch  of  the darkness threatened lo leave*  the  Boer.   In   possession,   but  just   before  sunset   the-.. Essex." regiment'gallantly  pressed forward and tliovc  Llio lust ot.  lhe enemy  from  t'arade kraal, a bold  spruit of Leeuw  K.oi>."  .During   the   course    of  Ucncral   Al-  dcruun's   advance  on   l_eeuw   Kop   the  Canadians wore  themselves In a tight  corner.     On Sunday neariD.onkcrpoort  the  Canadian   mounted   Infantry  wore  sent  lo  reconnoitre  lhe  Boer  position  and approaching within *4Q0 yards of a  farm   flying  tlie    hospital   flag,   under  cover,of which the Boors opened such  a. hot  lire on the Canadian,.-thai they  were unable to'7attempt to retire until  another force of Canadians were sent  and  threatened l thu  rear of tho  Uoer  position.  -o   Barristers.   Solicitors, Notaries Public.  Hie.  Taylor Block, McKenzlo Avenue, liev-  elstolce Station.  Money  To  Loan.  W. White,. .1.   M.  Scott,��������� B.A..  Q. C. L. L.  B.  T\  it.  GwllUm  FrPifsl.tinR   ami   Teaming   o-  ''   cjiecialcy. "        '  - '  U.������lv Slime  le,.VH������  Th-n-on's   L;tnc*H,������  every morning at 7  o'clock  r.,..'l'p<iiii  Ijiki- Gitv.    For iinrticul.il*"-wnU" '.     -  io,   llOUt Like j^iG   ^ lin;jLMANt  THOMSAN'sLASniNG    *  ������AUV1SV & Mo-JAK,T������R.  Barristers,   Solicitors,   Rtc.  ���������  Solicitors fur Imperial Hunk of Canada  Company fundi- lo loan  at S per cent  Ollice:*!.      MoImoiih   Hunk   Block.  First Street.  HfVi-isioke Station. H. C.  J. W. C rogH.  Illllc:   Tnyljr   lllorli. M:>ckvu/.icv Avenm,  lluvdHtolu;.  SurKUOii In ill's I'. I'."  Hun th iiDlci-i*. City "f HiiwMn c.  m  KOBURT' SASAbON  Wood Dealer  and Draymar\.  graying ond <lr>llv*������ry work a specialty       Teams always" ready  on  shortest  |.���������nln������.t<    t"r    l������t.l>l������������   '���������������"*"���������  noll"rt-  STEC.K   OF   WlflflflNBR  'ACCIDENTALLY   KiLLKI)  I������ndou, April 21.���������The wnr office  hw������ received a report stating that  Driver Bradley of the Royal' Canadian   Artillery   in  South  Africa,   was  Umdi.n, April ������_.���������Till IUo'-mfontctn  corroKpondt'iu of the Dully Tcle-  -grapli say.': "'ihe re.iataiice of t.ce  t'.ocrH at L.cuw Kop was con'.empllblc  considDrii.tr ihe stiength ot the r position, 'ihey escaped in an caster.y  direction,   the   Guards   faling   to   got  London, April 2*1.���������The strong body  of reinforcements which Lord Rolierts  sent to asaat tho relief of Wopener  and to endeavor to envelope and cut  off the Boors from retreating northward furnishes further evidence; that  lhe Boers arc assembled In much lar-  ,'ji.r forces nt Wepener than haj hitherto b;cn thought ami aa lhe Times ir.  an* editorial t ilu jnoi'nlrg rcmarl-n  whatever may l>? the 'ilflluilly oi the  roads and rains, the Boers always appear to have guns and some times  b.g  ones   where  they  want  them.  A   Boer despatch  from    Thaba  Lieu  says   that  a* fresh   supply  of; cannon  land  ammunition  has  reached, General  It also  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services ut 11 a. m.  nnd 7:30 p.m. Clas>a meeting ut tin:  close of tho. morning service. Sabbath school nnd Bible.class nt 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening ut.7:30. The public  arc cordially  Invited.    Scats free.  RlflV.S..1.T110M.PS0N,   Vaster.  ���������  St.  Peter's Church  (Anglican)  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, first Sunday in lhe month).  2:30 Sunday school, or chiidrens'  .ervico; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Koly     Daya���������The     Holy  T2uehari_t is celebrated at. 7 a.m. or a  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school  at 3:15.  I'I. C.  Paget,   D.D., Pastor.  ipELSf  Km,  lip WORKS  BliU-Usniilliing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, J'ipo Kilting,  Tinstiiiiliing Sheet Ji'on  AVorlc, Mitchiuery Ue-  yaireii.  Mining  Work    a    Sprcialty  -��������� ���������>. O ST. GORJJO'W  Canadian  ^ Pacific  '*   -s *  Railway  Soo Line  1REC     K0UTE   EAST AMD  WEST  Firat <*la?  rWurr.xii on all iraiiis.   Tourist ears -  paB.  i.-VnU-toke dally for ������'��������� IJ'>ul;  TnesiUys  a d  i-Biiirrfn39l.ror .Toronto ;i Ttiaredays. for  lloiurrel ami tioiUj  DAllY TRMKS  * **������.-i  .*.h>i lenvn���������      .clstcke���������arrive....  ������,:_!���������.. unive,        " leave   Tn anil 'ri-in Kfoft-nay 1'olnN  ...lejve-^Kevcl-iioite���������arrive  )-"  ������������������������������������T.YTIMITA N*    fJlirP"'!- I*' VP'.'<tnV-  Jfi.,-.  n.r,. ^i*. di*y .*ti'a.||    "nl":'*'  o.ni.     Blliu  nim  *.t   5;*.������   w.iji..   lo   "in;  n-ry Wcilnjidiiy.  KT5V. T. MENZIES. I'-'Bt'jr.  around   them." '' .  The  B oeir.fonlcln    correspondent  of I Dewet at Jammcrsburg   drift  ���������lie Times says: "Thc  British  cavalry 1 osscrtH  that one of Colonel Dalgety's  were   checked.        Colonel     Anderson I guns  haa be-on ama������hed.  l.i.\l\N'   '���������l!!V",RBV  CATHOLIl!   OniJROFI ���������Rovel  M..RH   Hr_t and ll.irrt r.ui\f1ajB li  8-.10.  T r._������'B l==ucil anil l>*,e*?aK  to dc-tlnrtioO  Wfc't  ...-17:10  ..._.:������������������������.  .15:15  i;>r*  cheeked through  Cheap Rates  to the  Old Country  iul.  Trntnlmnsg  FATHEK TIIAYF.K.  SALVATION AKUY-M'olln  lit Uielr hall *a If ront Streat  ���������vary uight  F. Howson & Co.,  KACKKKZ.K   AVK.  H*I������H r>������ol*r������lo r������*mll������*o.  r.-.rll<*'i'a'-R������ to time Kit'**', aiul for  (..,.,!;..- r,.f. c. I'. H. i n! lie itioi ������, artdroE. r.earf������  lccal>Kisut er  T.W. BRAOSHAW,  A*_cnt, lUtclstoke^  \V. p. . iitl������r*>-n; TravelUrg I'nispnger Afren  Kelson, II. C.  J.  Onvlo,   Ar������lsUn    Oeaertl   FM������ng������r.  Agont. Viu_������iaT������r, O.O.  Y.  r*nJ> !  y������- ,i. /��������� _!_|V_ r ���������- A.-I-TJ _.������.,  ^ *t**r,r*i.* *P'I,"r'������ "T _r,__H^������l'l,,l."iTr,lS'X W X *T XTT  ���������* v31 j . * *;J \ . ���������3*  It  Bl*-.-.**: -:  this.".  pran*ir*.  : .1. r_   I....  *-.i;'i  It retails for *l i.er  bottle and   *lll do .-.  mor**  ������0*>-i    thn.-i    several  ol   patuut -  ���������medleiue-s.  Sold onlv at in*-'..  CANADA DKLUt & BOOK CO. ;���������  McKenzie Ave.    -    Revelstoke Station ,.  BORN  S iMSON���������On Sunday, 22nd  April, ti  Mr. and Mrs. It. Samson, a diuigliu**  SIcMAlios��������� On   TucKil'iy,  2-lth   Apri  to Mr. And Mrs. McMahon, a son.  Woolbey���������On WwliU'sdny. 25th April  to Mr. and Mrs. D. Wooisey, a sun,  MiTcnKLL-On Tliui-silHV. 26th April,  to Mr. and Mi3. C. \V. Mitclmll, a  eon.  64 CL4A>������su4 4M*Jbrm/ &nsLs  MR.  MARTIN AND \  THE COUNTRY  THE LIBERAL-CONSERVATIVE  MEETING  Onirics Wilson. Q. (_., will be here  next Tuesday and will hold 11 public  meeting on Wednesday evening to  meet the electors of the city and riding  (the time and place of which will be  announced later.) Mr. Wilson's visit  will f?ive the Revelstoke electors an  opportunity of making the acr|unint-  auce of the leader of tbe Libprnl-CJon-  xervative party in this province and  nf heariiiK htm dincuss the platform of  the party.    Everybody is invited to be  present.  .���������. >-������  Local and General News  Hon. T. M. Daly came up on Wednesday en route for Montreal.  The railway heads of departments  1 :ft on Tuesday's train for "Vancouver.  F. McCarty returned from a trip to  Vancouver on Wednesday morning.  Dan A'ton of the. O. P. It. boarding  house at field, wns in town yesterday.  Sheriff Redgraves is in town to attend court wliich opens on Wednesday  next.  Hon. C. 3. Ryder failed to get the  'Bi.Tninntion for the Comos district on  Saturday. -.   .  ���������You talk about a tailor. Yon go  -..o-CressRian and if ho can't satisfy  ���������' yon no man can. .���������     "  -..,  ' Services in St. Peter's church on  .SinulayV'secoiid after Easter, as, usual,  Rov. Dr. Paget olUciating.  " ' -Pete T.eve.que has returned to town  much benefitted by his three week's  stay at the Halcyon Hot Springs.  J. A. Mara is in town today. He is  aurpi-i������ecl nt the growth of lhe town  mnce his last visit,  neirly two years  HgO.  The Martin nominees for Victoria  are Hon. Jos. Martin, Hon. J. S.  Yates, J. G. Brown and Aid. Beck-  wil-h.  ���������Govern n.nnt supporters are invited to attend a general committee  meeting at tbo opera house tomorrow  evening at 8:30.  The Trout Lake Topic expects lo see  construction on tbe C. P. R. branch  into Trout Lake City commence by  the beginning of May.  The Supreme (Inurt sits here on  May 2nd. ' Sheriff Redgraves wns  busy vesterday getting his men for the  granti and petit juries.  -C. B. Hume is moving his bungalow  on lhe corner opposite the Molsons  Bank to the lot on Mackenzie Ave.  opposite W. Newman's residence.  ���������A meeting of the general committee will be held in the opera house  tomorrow night at 8:WJ. All government supporters are invited to attend.  ���������Ready after May 1st���������extra early  *>-.iiiitiier and fall cabbage plants, also  i-trnssfls sprouts and :i variety of  eweet scented flower pl'tuts. Thos.  Skinner, gardener. 3t*lw  The Victoria Libenil-Consprvativc  association nominated lust Monday  lion. J.H. Turner. H. D. H.lmeken,  A. E. McPhillips nnd Richard Hall to  .contest the city.in.thc.coiningejecUo 11.  ���������Overheard on the street. Say  where did you pet* I lint suit ? I got it  oE C.essiiiiin. tile art tailor. Well, sir,  it id a dandy Ht. You bet your life he  can fix you "up if any man can.  Rev.S. J. Thompson went to Salmon  Arm Inst night lo hold the necessary  jireliiniimi y meeting previous to the  ronference wliich takes place in the  new Queeu'a Avenue church in New  WVsttninster on May 8th.  A sample of theore in the new strike  on the Eureka has been brought to  town by D. Mcintosh, who has the  ' contract for running thn tunnel. It is  Hrv n'.cal iron, carrying much yi-llow  copp.-r and is'line looking rock. There  i.-. it solid foot of it in the lend.  The C.P.R. now issue return tickets  good for 30 days, all thc_ year round,  between the iiniU'i*iin*nlioned points  and the Halcyon Hot Sp.ingK for the  following reduced rates : From Revel-  Ftoke .$2.25, Snndon ������3.85, -Slncmi City  Sl.3.1. Trail S7. Kufcsliind $8.25, Kaslo  Sfi.7."i. New Denver S3.35*.  The following R . volt-toke visitors  Ivive registered ut the llalcvon Hot  Springs during the past fortnight: T.  Sivanev. T. M. Innis. J. H. Nngel. Jas.  N. Ken'ne'il, S. M. Mi*Rue. E. B. Rhodn.  T. \V. Bain. D. Nori-ii**, Mr. nnd Mrs.  f. B. Lewis. P. T. .Moore, H. N.  Coursier, C. XV. Bliiget. Win. Oust.  S'errii-i-s nt. tlie usual hours in the  _\1*. thtidis't church next Sunilsiy by the  Pastor. Moining-Milijcct : '* Witnesses  fir** God." Evening siibj<'ct : God's  Warnings," In view nf tin; sad rail-  wiy iU't-ideiitf tlie siibji'i't announced  for'ovcniiig has been rnungcd to thai  above. Coidial welcome "to nil who  come.  Mrs. M. K. Lawson is now comfortably installed in her own handsome.  unci elrL-n.it store on McKenzie Ave.  xnd inviu-s the ladies to inspect her  Jn.-jre nnd well assorted stock. The  jirtistic selection of Indies nnd fancy  -roods is well set off by tliu pretty  ���������interior of the store in wliich thoy 111 e  now displayed.  A mpetingof Mr. Martin's supporters  wns held on Wednesday evening to  urrange for a convention to select a  candidate. It was decided to call for  33 delegates from the riding. II to be  chosen from Revelstoke. The names  nl those chosen to represent Revelstoke  .ire: H. 1" levering. F. Buker. H. A.  Brown, W. M. Lawrence, H.Cook, J.  A. Smith, T. Lewis, XV, Savage, K.  Marehalsoy. J. Anderson. F. B. Lewis,  nnd J. D. Doyd, T. -Sweeney. S. D.  Crowle, D.K. McPbers-nn an ijltci-mites.  ���������The dnte of I lip convention was fixed  im Mav ."ilh.  Hon. Joseph Martin is not exactly  sweeping the country in his tour  through the Interior. At Ashcroft*  they were actually going to puss n  vote of want of confidence iu his  government at the very commencement of tlie meetings had not Mr.  Murphy, the opposition candidate  intervened and secured him a hearing.  At North Bend the meeting was  obviously hostile to his colleague, Mr.  Beebe, lhe government candidate for j  riding and at Lytton they would not  give Mr. Beebe it hearing at. all. In  Dewdnoy, Mr. McBride the opposition  candidate, carried the meetings with  him at every point and* made Mr.  Martin cut a very poor figure over tlie  matter of the Dewdney trunk road,  which Mr. Martin had most emphatically refused a Dewdney delegation to  build, while in office, while at the  same time the Semliu government  were offering a million dollar grant to  the Pacific cable scheme. Mr. Martin  had to upologize for his stand on this  matter. At Mission City the Premier  is reported to have lost all control of  himself, yelling at the top of his voici*;  that "a man, who voted for McBride  would vote for a yellow dog," It is  very evident that Martin candidates  have very little shew in these two  constituencies of West Yule and  Dewdney and besides this now comes  the news that Mr. Ryder, his finance  minister, has failed to get the nomination in Comox.  In Revelstoke our public meetings  are almost, proverbially fair and good  humored, bjt tlie tolerance with which  Mr. Martin was received here on  Saturday last was the tolerance of  people to whom ths result of lhe  coming election is already 11 foregone  conclusion, as far as their own constituency is. concerned. We were  Unite pleased to meet, most of us for  thc first time, a gentleman like Mi*.  Martin, who is such a celebrity in  Dominion and Provincial politics and  glad to hear what he hud to say for  himself, but the effect of the meeting  on Mr.Taylor's already assured victory  was quite inappreciable.  So fur not a single member of Mr.  Martin's cabinet, except himself, has  been able to find 11 constituency which  he will be. able to contest wilh any  reasonable prospect of success and iu  only very few ridings have any  candidates been brought out in support  of his government. One is nlnio.it  templed to agree with Ralph Smith  that it is waste of time to discuss the  Martin platform, since there is no  chance that Mi*. Martin will ever be in  a position to carry it out.  Large  Consignment  Just Arrived  INCLUDING  Carriage Sponges  25c to T5c  Wool Sponges, 10c to 75c  Mediterranean Sponges  10c to $1.50  Manruka Sponges  $1.50 to $5.00  DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK.      -      McKenzie Ave  THELATEST IDEAS IN'  and *  Suitings  Overcoatings  NEWEST AND BEST  A Large Range of Imported Woolens to  hclect from  J. B. Cressman....  ������_p-Alilln& Co.'s Old Stand.  -THOMPSON^LANDIML  And7  Craig   Appointed   Postmaster���������A  Good Opening for a Storekeeper  Thompsox's Landiko' April 23���������We  have been having very summer like  weather for the past month and are  pleased to note the lake raising very  fast. The s.s. Lardeiiu comes tip the  channel now within a quarter of a  mile of us, and we hope to see the  steami'i* come all tho way up to the  town and land nt her old summer landing place in a week or ten days.  The Landing is improving us time  goes on. Andy Craig ia putting an  addition to his house on Main street  to be used us a telephone and post  office. Andy being duly appointed  postmaster, we fuel confident that the  trouble about our mail is at. an end.  Mrs. J. M. Green lias cleared four  lols and planted in potatoes. II. Needham and J. W. Thompson are clearing  and piepairitig for early guldens. 11.  Needham ,has rhubarb now ready for  table use.  There are finite a number of people  coming in now, and among them nre  many prospectors nnd miners.  The remainder of the goods belonging to the late It. H. Johnston, merchant, have been removed to Arrow-  bead. There is a splendid opening  here for a good store, and some enterprising merchant would do well to  look this place up.  .las. Lauder lias taken flic premises  on McKenzie Ave., recently vacated  by Mrs. Lawson, and intends to open  up a fruit and candy stoie and ice  cre/ini parlor there about tbe first of  next month.  There was a big gathering at Ihe  Oddfellow's ball in the opera house  lust night, the dunce being one of the  most successful ever held here. Th'j  music was supplied by P. Ahlin piano,  G. Thucker rlarionet and J. Taylor  violin. The opera house wns prettily  decorated mill the floor in first_ class  shape. The supper was laid out iu the  lower ball of the Oddfellow's building  and was furnished by A. N. Smith,  who put up a bountiful and elegant  repast. The dancers kept the. ball  rolling with flying feet to the witching  stniins of the (.jilieRtra until an early  hour tliis morning.  the   E. V,*. 15. PAGET, 1'roi).  Prompt delivery of parcels, biiKgagc, etc., to  any part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All order? left at R. M. Smvthc*s Tobacco  Store, or by Telephone S'o. '-J53 will receive  piompt attention.  Liberal-  Conservative  . ���������  66  V.li  Ism  \miroRE  ?*  n  TO. THE LADIES  TOMMITTEE^ROOMS-rr;  .VOW OPEVIN* THE  Oddfellows' Hall  All Liberal-Conservatives and Supporters of MR. THOS. TAYLOR  are invited to make use of lhe  Rooms, which will be kept open  from 9 a. m. till 10:30 p. m.  GOD    SAVE    THE" QUEEN.  NOTICE.  ..'otice In hcreb7 k'lven Unit Doir TnifS for  WI, price K ench, can now* he obtained at tin*  City Clerk.)' ollice. Dori mint be laggc'l Willi  llie new tag before tliei_oi)i ln<i.  C. K. 311 AW,  City Clerk.  l'.iiVHl-itokn, April 17tli, 1000,  Mortg age   Sale.  L:nder and by virtue of tlie power of sale  contained In n certain InMcntnrc of mortnaac  which will he pruduccl at the time of sale,  there wiil be offereit for sale hy public auction  hvKoljcrt II. Mavne E������q.. Auctioneer, al his  office, Kirit Street, fieveHtoke It. C, on Tuesday tlie i.'illi flavnf Jtitv iri*".fi, at the hour of  two o'clock In the -afternoon, the follo*.vlni(  valuable property situate on. Upper Arrow  Lake In tin; district of Went Kootonay in the  I'rovliifte of British Columbia, namely: Low,  numbers I1S8 mid J139. In Oroup one. on tho  oir*c!nl plan of the survey of the Kootenay  ilialrici, containing tocfeilier by admcaHiirc-  ment three hundred and fourteen acres, moro  or lcs, and ail water recordH In connecllon  therewith. On the property there Is erected  a frame hotel with oilier buildings and within  the limits of the property are valuable mineral  aprlnnH and excellent water power facilities.  The tcrmn and conditions of fiaie may bu  ascertained on application to tlie auctioneer  or to  CKO. S. Mr.OARTIin.  Vendor's Solicitor.  Hcvclstokc April 23rd 1������X).  ������SXsSS������������������������*^^  SUBSCRIBE FOR THE HERALD  ������  THE LEADING STORE takes great pleasure in  announcing the arrival of one of the largest and moi-.t  select ranyeH of  LADIES' FOOTWEAR  Ever Shown in the Interior.  These goods are from New York markets and are  sure to meet the requirements of those desiring an exquisitely dainty, exceedingly stylish, yet durable article.  NEW ASSORTMENT  Ladies' and Chiidrens'  Swiss Ribbed Collar  Summer Vests. .   .   .  10c to 50c.  M. K. LAWSON,  Mackenzie Ave.  SHORTLY TO ARRIVE.  Dress Muslins, Ducks, Prints, Etc.  OUR LINE OF LADIES' COSTUME CLOTHS IS SECOND  TO NONE IN THE CITY.  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  Of  McKenzie  Avenue.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our prices on  ���������  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  CALL AND BEE  Guy Barber, jeweller,  C. P. B. WATl'H INSPECTOR.  Anthracite Goal...  \ irnriiiM-i.        For Furnace or Stove' Use.  Price per tori for Stove Coal <lelivered irom Cars--$9.00������  .  "   '      "        Furnace Coal delivered irom Cars���������$8.50  Cash Must Accommpany Orders.  F. McCarty, Revelstoke* B,C.  The Famous Crow's Nest Coal  "" '     ���������- Leave your orders at my office on McKenzie Ave.  $?.50'a ton, Delivered from the ears.  '",!0rr" John D. Sibbald  T  Newly Unlit. Newly Furiiliiliad,  Lighted by Electricity.  $1.00 Per Day.  The City Hotel  Robt. Caley, Proprietor.  Best Wine."1, Liquors nnd Cigars.  m  Headquarters for Railway Mon.  Larcc and Well Lighted  -Sample.r.oom-i  .  Heated by Hot Air nnd Electric  Bells and Light in every room  ~���������Frec-BiiB-Me.*t'-i-All-Truln8J-J���������"   '  '��������� =    Reasonable Kales    _-lHOTBL  VIOTOH-IAj^  JOHN "V. PE11KS, Proprietor.  yight  Grill j<&i**:i ln Connection for the Convenience of Ouestn  Ifonrl*** Streut Car  Between Hot������! aad Station  G������������v������0s������������llt������, ������o(go  **************************  + 1  "A LOCAL, INDUSTRY-   J   OF PUBLIC BENKF1T  THE REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY,.   IS BOTH  Tin1 Piopriotur rc������|ursts your  ���������piili-oiKiRi.** 011 tlK'iiliove fnctK.  Fii-st Olusa Machinery wul  First Cliiss Wliiti! H������?lp. .ensures Fi)>t Class Work. A  tiinl order is solicited from  oiitsidi-: points, or from rcsi-  di'titrf of Itevclstoke who nre  not nli-i-iicly on our list of  pull-ons.  Geo. S. Hogan J  fr Proprietor. j  I TBLRPIIONK NO. -KJ. %  **************************  Jas. I. Woodrow    '  ���������RUTCHER  Retail Peulrr in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptly filled.  KWitt EBYB&850KB, B.ff.  VV E hereby notify the smoking  public that the Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members of  the Union to work in our Factory,  and UNION CIOAR MAKERS are  now at work with us.  Unstop ��������� Oo^c  THOS. LEE, Proprietor.  Baker  AND  Confectioner  Bread - Delivered - Daily  CALL AND INSPECT OUR STOCK OF  NEW  GROCERIES  *___EmX_-___L____L.  ������������������T'T'V'T"  t  C. J. Arnan  Red Rose Dec-roe meets second mid fourth  Fridays of each month;  White Rose Degree  mesta flrst Friday of each month,In Oddfellows'  Hall.   Visit). ������ brethren welcome.  WM. MATHERS. T. E. L. TAYLOR,  Secretary. President.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 165$.  Regular meetings are held lo tho  Oddfellow's Halfon the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  Court  Mt. Begbltf  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets In the OddfoJ-  lowH'Hall.on tho second  aud fourth Mondays oi  each mouth. Vlaltln*  brethren invited to at'  tend.  K.D.J.C. JOHNSON, C. W. MITCHELL,  Chief Raugcr. Hec-Bee.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven years  at   Morfa   Works,   Swansea.     17   yean  Chlol  Chemist  to Wlgnn Coal and Iron Co.,  Rng.  Lato chemist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Birds, Animals, Etc., preserved*  and mounted.  TnlKD STREET. KABT OF SCHOOLHOCSBT  Tobaccos. Pipes, Cigars, Etc.        ?  2   Scientific Works on Mining, Etc., ������  2 Minerals, Mines and Mining by Oaborn 'fr  fr Prospecting,    Locating   and    Valuing *  ���������* Mines���������hy Stretch. fr  ���������J* Handbook of Rocks���������by Komp. ���������������  2   Prospecting for Gold  and   Silver���������     3.  X      Crake. jg,  *   Stamp Milling of Gold Ores���������by P.lckard +  fr if.  ^^^-f_|>4H|Mt_t_f������^-f^,^.^-t4,^._{.^^|.^_|.  OUR   ,   .    .   . '  Magic  Spot Remover!  .,     .       ...       IS A MARVEL  jDJS^-AU Grease Spots Easily- Taken  out oi  r*.inti,i.,r     ��������� ||M  23 Cents a Bottle.    .  ������9**Scc Window Display ot Heuso Cleaning  Helps.  FIELD & BEWS     :   :     Pharmacists  SECOND STREET.  YOUR . .  ....... -*_  Now ii the tinio to-citll'and'arrango  for a SPRING SUIT and an OVERCOAT  ���������Splendid line of Suitings,' Newest  Fushion Plates, good workmanship.  R.S. WILSON  Next the McCatty Block.  AGENT... '     .  SMELTER   TOWNSITE...  Notary Public.  Fire and Life Insurance Agent   FIRST STREET,  - Revelstoke  Pianos and  Organs  "TUNED AND REPAIRED  LESSONS ON  THE VIOLIN-..  We Repair   WATCHES  CLOCKS,  and all kinds ol Jewellery  i If tho work is not satisfactory wo >������>  T   refund your monoy. fr  $ WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK *  fr slid stand by our guarantee. >r  fr - fr  fr Wc also carry a good line of Watches ���������!���������  fr and Jewellery, which wc dispose of at *  fr  moderate prices. *  !S.M. ALLUM,!  *t?  _ _ The Leading    . .     _. . X  T Watchmaker andJoweler.       ,|,"  * First Street, next door to Hnn/ii.D office. *  ������|ii|i,|,t|i,|i,|iiJ,^t^,^,t|it|,,|i^,^Mf,-|,^.t|,t|it|tt|,t|,^.^r|������  [Paints,    Oils,  Glass.  Ourdnlayod stock of tho above has Just  arrived and we have muuh pleasure In  placing before the Revelstoke public a  list of the goods wc are now prepared to  ! supply them at reasonable prlcos.  Boiled and Raw Oil, Turpentine, Coal,  Tar, Varnishes in three grades.  Colors ground In Oil, Japan or Dry. *  Cold Water Kalsomlno In every shade.  Whiting, Plaster and Portland Cement  floods guaranteed to be of best quality  and all from best makers.  Starret's Mechanics Tools for Sale  ^^W. M. Lawrence  Hardware. Tinware. Slovcs.  Paints. Oils and Glass.  Agent for Hamilton Powder Co.  When you reach Ferguson, B.C.,  Stop at"��������� ,m  Hotel Lardeau  J. I .mjohton, Proprietor.  Best $2.00 a day house In tho Lardeau.   Best  of cuisine service.���������Finely equipped  bar.���������'  Choicest wines, liquors and  cigars.���������Headquarters for miners and mining men.���������Well  lighted and heated rooms, neatly furnished  P. H. TRUDGEON.  . .ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES,  ...CALL BELLS.  ...ANNUNCIATORS,  ...BATTERIES.  ...MEDICAL BATTERIES, Etc.  .COWAN BLOCK.  FIRE INSURANCEU)   ":\  All classes of insurable risks covered I  . . *  at fair and equitable rates.  LIFE INSURANCE.^  Policies��������� non-forfoltablc,   guar-  M  an teed values," cash loan values,- a.  throughout tbe history of the  policy.  I   MONEY TO LOAN^,  1   . on good business or rcwldtutial  1 . property.  i������cd.   FAYETE BUKER,  . NOTICE  Notice Is hereby given to purchasers of Iota  in Block'-A," Town of Jtevelstnke, other* lie  known as tin: "Mara Townsite Property," that  all instalments on account of purchase are to  be paid to John 1). Hlbbnld, Mara' Townnito  Agent, and to no other person.  J.A.MAIIA,  IN   THE    SUPUKM E   COURT   OK   BRITISH  - ���������  COLUMMA.  Iu tlm matter of Thomas Richardson, doceasod.  and  In tho matter of tho "Oliicial Administrators'"  Act."  Dated ninth day of March, A.D.; 1900.  Upon reading thu affidavits of Alexander  Mcliuc, Walter heitt and IIoorgo 8. MeCarter,  it I.i ordered that James Ferguson Armstrong,  Official Administrator for thc County Court  District of Kootenay, shall be Administrator of  all and singular the goods.ehattelK and credits  of Thomas Kichardson, deceased, and that this  order bu published in the Kevelstoke Heiui...  newspaper for one month.  [Signed]    A.J. McColl,  All persons having claims against thc above  named deceased are required to tend In particulars of their claims, dulv verified, to J. P.  Armstrong, Port Kteele, the Administrator,  within Qjio month from this dato. after which  time the said administrator will proceed to  distribute the estate among those persons of  whoso claims he shall then have notice an4  said administrator will not be responsible to  any creditor of whose claim he shall not have  had notice at the time of such distribution.  Dated this *22nd day nf March 1000.  CKO. 8. McOAIlTER.  '   Solicitor for the Administrator.  NOTICE  Telephone 30.  F.O. Box Bo.  -:OFi-  Judicial Sale of Property  ..in Revelstoke..  Pursuant loan ordor of the" Supreme Court  of British Columbia made in tho matter of tho  "Judgments Act" .and in themattor of an  action In tho County Court of Kootenay holden  at Kevelstoke* between Ditnlcl* RoDOrtson,  plaintiff and Samuel Nccdhum, defondant,  dated thc ISth day of March, 1900. there will be  offered for sale with tbe approval of tho Registrar of tho County Court of Kootenay holden *  at Revelstoke, by Robert II. Mayne, Auctioneer,  at the Court House, Itcvelstokc, on the lilet  day of April, liKX), at two o'clock In the afternoon, all the- interests of the defendant,  Samuel Needham, In all and singular, that  certain parcol or tract of land situate in tho  City of Revelstoke, British Columbia, described as Lot Number Five, in Block,Number  Sixteen, in the Government Townsite of  Revelstoke, according to* a ; plan ��������� tbereol  approved and confirmed atOttawa bv Edouard  Dcville, Surveyor General of Dominion Lands,  subject to a mortgage thereon .for ������500 and  interest in favor of the Provincial Building  and Loan Association of Toronto, registered '  on June Sth, 1809, ln charge Book IS, Folto 1888,  in the Land Registry..oflice at Viotorla.- The  said salo will be made tn satisfy a Judgment  obtained by said-plaintiff against "the defendant for J111.20 nnd subsequent costs taxed and  added to.said judgment-amounting, to PAM  and the costs of. and Incidental to said nale.  The said Judgment was registered on- the*28th  Tuly,_89D, and on lhe 6th' March, .1900. '< On tho  property is a frame dwelling said to be In good'  repair.-.Tcrms and conditions may beaacer-  tallied on application to Geo. 8. MeCarter,  Solicitor for plaintiff, or to  *    FRED PHASER,  Registrar of thc County Court of Kootenay,  holden at liovclstoko,  Tlwlod this r.th dav of April. 1000.     An. ft���������ttiw  Savage Bros.  Second Strcot  TH  Famiy Grocers  ...SAVAGE BROS, beg to Inform the public  .. and their patrons that they have added a  ...choice line of FRESH GROCERIES to their  ...slock, and arc prepared to sell at close  .. .figures for cash.  ���������i  For Torms Etc., apply to  Jas. Taylor,  UNION HOTEL.  We still handle  FEED AHD FARM PRODUCE  All Purchases delivered free of Charge.  Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention.  Prompt dellwr  POSTPONED.  The above salo Is postponed until Saturday,  the 23th day of April,  1000, at 2 p.m., at  the*  same place.  .   For Rent.  A fine new nine-roomed honso���������with all'  modern Improvements, ' complete . in avory  detail, having fine bath,-'-closet* and bowl,  besides numerous fine clothes closots, pautry,*  etc.. and a line cellar separate fro:n tho  furnace-cellar, centrally looatcd. Apply at  Herald office.   ,_...--        ���������*���������' ���������  If you want t������ get fat  DRINK  Long's  Dublin Stout  RECOMMENDED BY  BY THE MEDICAL PROFESSION  ������at������roleft with Mr. Paget, Expressman, or by  ���������sicfr,will receive prompt attention.  Goods delivered tree.  J. E. LONG. Rerclsfcafce Station  ^tjmP^jjkmZAlAP'**/'''

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