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 r -f^sm  fr '''UWfoutUL ' yu^^M  &  $  -ISSTTIED   T'WIOB-A-'WEBK -- TUESZtAYS    .A-HSTZD    .F,__R,I_D:A."_rS-  (V  D.-  *f  _=a  Vol. IV.    No.  40  REVELSTOKE.B. C,    FRIDAY,   MAY  18, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  Parasols   AND   Umbrellas  We are now opening a choice  line of Umbrellas and Parasols-*���������newest and prettiest  selection in the City.  CHILDRENS' at   35Q  $ | .50  LADIES'at .$1.25���������$8.00  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  lines of Ladies', Gents' and  Chiidrens' Hosiery Our  comfort liose is the very  latest idea ih these goods.  The legs are cotton and th������  feet natural wool. They absorb the perspiration and  promote health' and at the  same time are light and cool  We have these hose in gents'  and Ladies' and there is a  big run on them.   ..."    ,  Queen's Birthday Celebration.  A general. meeting of the Sports'  committee wns belli in the lire hall  Nn. 2 Wednesday evening, with W. J,  Lee in tlie chair.  Communications were read from the  secretaries of Golden and Lardeau  football clubs; alt>o from Alex, McRae,  Trout Luke City, in reference to football. Win. Woodhonse asked that  $25 additional be voted for football,  provided *,he could raise $50 in the  shops and his offer was adopted.  The secretary was instructed to wire  Trout Lake football team that a  gnaiantee of $10 towards expenses  would be made wilh medals villi'."**! at  $70 for competition.  The mayor consented to allow the  prisoners to work on preparing the  grounds.  The following resolutions were then  carried;  That the finance committee be  instructed to hire a team for rolling  grounds;  That a prize lie offered for the best  float on the 24th of May;  That the secretary be instructed to  invite the secret societies to take part  in parade;  That a tug-of-war be held for a prize  ���������shopmen vs. all coiners;  That*a prize be given for a baseball  match 'Wigwam vs. Dents;  The general ..committee then adjourned and the afternoon committee  held a meeting at which it was decided  to have the Imsebuil match at 1 p.m.  and the football mutch at 2 p.m. to lie  held on tlie Gnu Club grounds.  A general committee meeting will be  held in tire ball Ko, '2 on Monday  evening nt 8 o'clock, at 'which the  afternoon -sport committee will make  a. report of their programme.  "gftg>.������.-������_������_������.-fb-fr*-*-*������*!g*_-������^ M**-.***-**-**-**-*!-***-*.*.^^  ������������5>������������������������S*__������������<^^  ing  Neckwear  Tlie latest Spring Novelties  in'Neckties are now on view  in our store. If you want  something neat mid fashionable come-and inspect our  btock of tliese goods.  Sale.  Our great drive in Carpets  still continues���������25 per cent  discount. Money saved is  money made. By buying  our Carpets"yoii" can -nfaife"  some.  HOUSE  FURNISHINGS  In Wall Paper, we are offering special inducements this  Bpring in the way of low  prices. We have a big stonk  to" select from a d those  needing Wall Paper will  find it to their advantage" to  inspect our line and got our  prices before purchnsing eli*e-  where. Our Window shades  and curtain poles, are new  and artistic.  Groceries  We we always on the top in  this line; being the heaviest;  purchasers we can afford the  choicest goods at the lowest  prices.  RAM LAL'S TEA as a Package Tea  cannot be beat. It has no equal ln the  Market, as a sample^ package will convince all lovera of good Tea.  fiWti 't   wt&Mwjm^t  Every man within reach of this Store who is  thinking1 of a pair of new shoes will be interested in this announcement for Saturday  m orning". It i ef ers to 300 pairs of boo ts which  came our -way at a reasonable, yes, a big" discount off regular values and are now ready to  leave us on the sanie easy terms. All up to date  styles for this season, all of good qualities as a  matter of course and a full range of sizes. The  men's boots are on view- today in the east  window.  Ready 8 o'clock Saturday morning  ���������Fii  le  Opposition Candidates.  The. following is the full  list of lhe  candidates  put np no far by tbe combined Opposition lorees to' Lhe Martin  Government .*  Cussiur��������� VV.   D. -Clifford.-     Captain  John Irving.  Curihoo���������S. A. Rogers. Jos. Hunter.  WestXiliooet���������A:  W.  Smith,* R.  J.  Skinner.   ._*.'. <  East Lillooet���������f. D. Prentice. ���������    '   -  West ininstei City���������R. IS. Reid.  Dewdiiey���������R. McBride.  Ohilliwack���������G.*R. Ashwell.  .."Doltii-J.'W. Buriy. '".   ..  "  Richmond���������M.'B: Wilkisnn.   West Yule���������"Dennis Murphy. '���������  - North Yule���������F. J. Fulton.  ' East Yule-Piiiv Ellison.  Revelstoke���������TIii.ni.i8 Taylor.  Slocan���������R. F. Green, J.Iveen.  Nelson���������F./Flel chi-r.     "  '  '"'   ,.  Rossland-Chiirifs II. Mackintosh. .  South Eus't Kootenay���������Wm. Fernie,  J. R. Cobtigiin. *���������'���������  Vancouver City���������Charles Wilson. Q.  0��������� dipt. Tut low, James S. Garden.  W. H. Wood.    .' '  North Rust Kootenay���������S. T. Ann-  si mng. W. U. Wells.  Vii-toriii City���������J. H. Turner,' A.* B  aii.Phillips, H. D.  Heinle-ken. R- Hull-  North Victoria���������D. BI. Eburls.  Esquimau���������C. .E. -Pooley,.- W.    H.  Hiiywurd. .  Cowiciiun��������� Mr. Dickie.  South  Niinaimo���������James  Dinisniuir.  North N.inuiino���������J. Bryden.  Coino_���������Lewis Monuce.  Naiiuimo.Oity u'nd. Alhern'i are - the  only   two constituencies in  which the  Opposition   candidates   have * not  en-  tered-th'e-lield.      , ���������.--.-.,-..- -���������- -'-   - ���������*- --.'  Sounds cheap, doesn't it? And so it is. probably the lowest price at which such a  goo I quality of White Cotton has ever been . oQered. It's the way, we have just  purchased.the-'entire lot of ���������'mill ends" of. a'large Cotton Company to great advantage  and decided lo' pa.-s it right out of our ha.nds at this ��������� next-to-nothing rate Saturday.. ". ��������� ''"'     .'  50,000 Yards,'in all lengths, of  from  5 ,to   io Yards, all 36 inches wide, full  -bleach and   fine   round thread���������the regular twelve and a. half cent, -quality.'.  The lengths will "not be cut.   Saturday's price���������9c. '-.,--.  mss GOODS.  _r_������������rinr-.__..lui������_ur_ilTO__p_i*,������j������_>__mi ���������!_������.���������______��������� m__������j__i ____._. jum  We've planned a vpry ������ paying " list for yoii if you'come to make  your choice, be fire the quantity on liund are all gone. The variety  of goods_thns'offerefi includes nearlv all the Spring styles in yogun  and you'll be delighted with the high values, but come'early to be'  ' sure of them,       .*���������_.-.- ' -  -\ * ._  Five pieces new Spring colorings,   Ari-nzon  cloth   suitings,   pure  -wool' .44 inch- s wide, with.correct weight for Spring costumes ���������  Sieci**-���������.��������� :���������. _���������-is.L00  TJVe piec'-s new  black   faiicy   fabrics,   silk  and   Motaiir, "raised  efFecs, be-utifuiiy finished, --mall and large  designs,   last  black!  , This material will make a Nobby Skirt or handsome dress, 42 in.  wide.��������� -"pciitf. ; . .    gQQ  ' ' A Distinguished Welshman .*  Mr. Pri.tehard Morgan, M.P.. wlin*-*e  generous.' donation to the children's  celehralioti'of 'ibc relief of Mafeking  has been l'eported in 'miother column  is 11 conspicuous figure in the Angln-  Asiatic world. He is going home  after a font* month's visit to Korea,  where lie hn������ si'dired a concession nf  40 square miles of auriferous te*rili"y  t'loui tin* Emperor of Korea The goin  hearing quartz is sandwiched in between liiueslnnii strain, iu a very  similar foriimtion to the famous South  Afl-iian reel's. * It riins iibinil 821 to  the ton. Mr. Morgmi enjoyed during  liis visit the distinction of being; the  Ilrst European urrorded u private  Interview w.ith the Emperor, by whom  hn was uccrediled us consul-general  for Korea", to Great Britain. He  obtained his cnnri"������Mon in lhe teeth of  un obstinate Koreun res-i stance  spimed'nn by M, PubloiT, the Russian  charge d' affaires.  Captain Tatlow Enters., The Breach.  The Conserviitive cofi vent ion held  lust. Monday imunimoiisly nomitiuled  Captain R.'G. Tatlow, to fill .the vn-  cuuiy on itK ticket euused by t hej-e-ig-  nut ion of Mr. C. E. Tisdull. lp a?cepf-  ing t.be nomination. Captain. Tatlow  thunked the Conservatives present for  tliis second expression of confidence  and esteem. When he was flrst offered the nomination he Ivul declined for  reasons they knew���������in favor of a resi  dent of ward II i. IV or V being nominated. He hud felt be. was under ur. obligation to I hose winds because, while  ho was in England, during the civic  election, lie had lieen successful in his  candidacy for -Park Commissi!hum*.  thrnuuh the vote*, given him in Wards  III, IV and V. ' It. was those wards  thul'h'ad returned him and hud thus,  lie felt, placed him under un obligation  and after referring to his 14 years'  residence in Vancouver und. with  modesty, lo liis platform abilities.  Captain Tatlow accepted the nomination amid cheers.���������News Advertiser.  *������������������,--������rvr-.   _.rt^\.- ��������� ���������������,., .  Militia Orders.  During the shoot ing season tbe Rifle  Company's drills will be held on every  other Monday evening, i-ominencing  on Mond-iv. 28t,b ult. No drill next  Mond.iy, The ilrst shoot takes place  tomorrow, startingut 2 p.in. from the  diniory.  Qur Final'Shipment  of Muslins  These dainty corded'muslins are more popular thai],  ���������-Ce.ver.i_This 'p!irti(yiluT*_qiiality_i*oiuj^.l^mjJhe1 __.ii.keiv.  direct to this Store. .As. this is" the last o'f these  snnerfine goods we expect to receive it will be wise to  make a special trip to see these on Snturd.iy. Ten  pieces new niu-,lins. widlii 30 im-hes. The styles are  particularly dainty, tunny small spots and little  figured patterns ifntP are nlnuys wiuiled for children's wear; then therV; are plain and fancy slriped  designs, white or colored grounds, splendid .washing  goods. El.-ewheiea siiiiilur. though inferior quality,  sellt> ut 20c*.   Our speci>i.l* price...". *.....' 15c  Ladies' XJp-to-Date  Sailor Hats  No Headgear so appropi-iate for warm weather wear  us the most nutty ready t.o wear Sailor Hals, and this  season they are going t'o be more popular than eve>'.  We never bad so large a slock or so innny varieties  us now. All the correct Aincricini styles aro hero  and prices that will please yon if anything will.  English Brussels  for 60c.  Not an every day offer, but a special Wednosdny  occusion, that, will' bring many a prudent buyer here  at eight o'clock. The saving is well wm-lh appropriating whether on tlie Brussels ore the U.nion carnet,  and splendid oil cloth reduction i-oneb up the difference tietween the regular and the Saturday prices on  what you need und come 'early enough loniake it  yours.  ������ 100 Yards English Brussels of choice design and  S coloring goods, worth 70c. ami 7*ic. to clear Sal ur  __  duj  Guaranteed  Kid Gloves  iy per yard ut.  .00c.  One Hundred und Fifl.v Yards'.S.iner Union Reversible Carpel, SO inches .wide: a full range of all thai is  newest iu designs and coloring* suitable for bedrooms  Regular price 65c: Special for Satin day per,yaud  at i , ���������.-'.. .50c  Two Hundred Squ-ire Yards Extra Heavy .Canadian  Oil Cloth, all widths up to 2 yard?, in new flora I and  black design*���������a splendid wearing cloth���������worth 50c.  Special for Saturday per yard at 40c  Newest shades, prettiest styles, bound to give en-  "iiuriiTg"^satisfriT*tibtiT~^Eiibugh~difrere"nt~pricings~-to"-  be suro of���������just, the style and quality you prefer and  no possibility nf dissatisfaction because our guarantee  goes with eni li pair. Those who have glove needs  for Saturday oi* any other .lay can choo-o herefrom  the finest ami most varied'selections and yet'nt most  moderate cost.  ** -  Ladies' French Kid Gloves, line quality, ''Fowns"  festoon sewing, gusset lingers, ilireu.Htrittul, newest  embroidery, in white and black welts, 2 dome fastener, all new shades, in I uiu. and blacks, und every  pair guaranteed.    Per pair $1,25  I/idies' Fine French Kid Cloves, Paris point, embroidery hacks, self welt and gusset lingers, 2 domo  fasteners.   Special per pair $1 (X)  Plain or  Fancy Stockings  All the new nnd pretty ideas for Summer Hosiery  ureonhaiidund.no be'ller time for choosing them  than now before any of the most plensing lines are  exhausted. You will find many popular styles in  both cotton and lisle and reliable' lines of Cashmere  for those who prefer tlioni. Some few descriptions  will interest you.  Iiiulies'I-iu'e Ankle nnd All-Over T_.ace Ijisln Thread  Hose, very latest designs, special heel and toe. Hermsdorf dye.   Special (5*>c  Ladies' Plait. Black Lisle Thread Hnse. double heel  and toe, full fashioned, llermsilorf Hyp, extra fine  quality and finish.    Extra Special Value 25c  Ladies' Luce Ankle and Fancy All-Over Drop Stitch  Bliiek Coltoh fiose. tnude of extra line Waco Thread  Yarn, new designs, double heel and toe, Hermsdorf  dye.   Special at 35c. or three pairs foi $1 00  Ladies' Plain Black Cashmere Hose, double heel and  toe, full fashioned, good medium weight, at 35c. or 3  pairs for '. ' S1.00  HOW WE CELEBRATED  The Relief of Mafeking in   Revelstoke.  ���������A Grand  Parade.���������Other Events.  Once again on 'f hursdny the Herald  through the telegraphic  service,   the  cost of which it has  maintained since  the war broke out,   hud  the pleasure  of being the moans by which tho   welcome tidings of the relief of Mafeking  was announced to the citizens of   this  loyal und patriotic  town.     The news  was received  at 8:20 a. m. at the time  when   the  express fiom  the we6t was  at  tlie station'.     Instantly   the   good  news flew  from mouth  to mouth and  the town broke out with a display of  bunting,  which  was spread from  end  to end in less   than   an hour.     While  S. L. Saunders was busy arranging tlie  flags in front of Bourne Bros  store he  attracted the attention of W.Pritchurd  Morgan, "a well known member of the  Imperial House of Commons.     On being   informed of tbe occasion for   the  display   Mr.   Morgan   testiflnd   to his  desire to share in the general rejoicing  in a very practical manner by presenting  a  ten   pound  note   ($50)   to Mr.  Saunders to be expended on giving the  children a celebration.     He  also ordered several copies of the  Herald to  be forwarded .to his address in London.  A.   Johnson,   of the Herald, wired to  him at Glacier expressing  the thanks  of the   mayor  and   citizens of Revelstoke    for   his    generous     donation  Preparations were at once started  to  celebrate   the   very   satisfactory   termination of the prolonged and gallant-  defence of Mafeking. by   Col.   Baden-  Powell and his brave soldiers.     H.   J.  Bourne.put   up   the* money to secure  the  services  of   the   band, and Chas.  Lindmurk, as secretary to   the .school  board,  made swift arrangements for  a whole holiday   for the public, school  children.       The  news    was   speedily  conveyed to   the tots   of   the   kindergarten by the rejoicing shouts of their  bigger comrades.   * The   symptons of  revolt became formidable and  fearing  the consequences of an   infant .insurrection  Mrs. Wilks  allowed bur small  cliarges to-participate.in the -holid.iv'.J  The form of the celebration was in  the flrst place a. general  half holiday;  secondly  a universal outburst of the  red, whiteand blue, in flags, streamers,  budges and rosettes on stores,  houses,  horses, locomotives, bicycles, vehicles,  dogs, men, women and childred; thirdly of u parade through the town of the  band,    rifle  company      and    school  children.-    When the children returned to the school house, after receiving  a .capital   patriotic   address from Mr.  Tupping, as a result of Mr. Moig.in's  generous donation 250 bags of oranges,  nuts and candies were distributed   by  the teachers,  assisted  by some of the  ladies.      The Herald   understands  that it it   the   intention to-have  Mr.  Morgan's name placed on a union jack,  which' will be preserved in the  school,  us  u  rememberance  of   the relief of  Makfeking   and   the   flying   visit    to  Revelstoke of the kind provider of the  feast.     Every-child was also provided  with a pretty souvenir of tlie day,   in  the shape, of a piece of  red,  white   or  blue ribbon with the words Mafeking  Relieved,   May   17,   KKKX   pi inted  on  Them.      11   was   a   gle.it"~~diiy'for-th'e"  children and a pleasant celebration for  everyone.     Our hearts in Revelstoke,  fur away though we are.   rejoice with  our   brethren   in    Mafeking.     whose  gulbint defence against overwhelming  udds for all these weary   months   has  added another  page to the honor roll  of the Empire.  A PROMINENT LIBERAL.  MAFEKING RELIEVED ! t  Baden-Powell and His Gallant.  Men Released at Last  WERE SEVEN MONTHS BESIEGED  The Victorious British Columns' Are?  Swooping Down on the Transvaal  from Every Side Without Meeting  With Serious Opposition.���������The In-  Evitable Result of Kruger's Misguided  Ambition is at Hand.  Londox. May 17.-(3:30 rf.m rt is"  reported that the British relief column  fought,thc Boers "at Kraaipan. 32 miles-  south of Mafeking. on Tuesday, but at'  this hour the War oflice has received'  no news of the relief of Mafeking. The"  opinion prevails in the itrui'y that the"  relief has already been accomplished.*  Lord Roberts continues passive at  Kroonstadt. Gen. Buller' is moving"  towards Newcastle. His operations-  will almost certainly result in hid"  forcing his way into the Transvaal* *  possibly in time to co-operate with'  Lord Roberts' advance.  Gen Rundle is sweeping through the*'  noithe.ist of the Free Sta'te. The'  Boers are dissolving before him and  some are surrendering. Their niainf  force is assembled between Ficksburg  and Winburg, but is without close"  organization. To-day's installment'  of war news is seemingly a. narrative  of British success with the Boeis"  preparing for a last desperate fling  farther in the interior.  Loxdok, May 17.���������It is officially'  reported that Mafeking- haa 'been'  relieved.  Loxdojt. May 17-.���������The announcement made in the committee rooms of  the House'-of Coniuiotjs, London;-  this morning that Mafeking'had beetr  relievpd. the war office was unable to*"  confirm, saying that it would t-ike two*  ol- three days for the news to reach.'  London.       _,     . .' ���������'- r  Thaba -Ncmf; Muy-15 The-British'..  advanced two miles to trie^riortheasf  and   took   possession   of  Maquatlinjj*"  Nek.   Prisoners continue to 'be taken1.  daily. _   - '  Pretoria, May 15:���������It is officially" .  stated that the Federals' stormed 'and1 *  rushed the forts around Mafeking ou'  Saturday   morning*.-  They   were sur-" "  rounded on the same-night,* losing .7  killed and 17 wounded and a number"  made prisoners.    Tbe British* casual-',  ties  are   said   to   be'50   killed Vand"  wounded.     Ic_ is  reported   th_tt'*-the"  advance guatd   of  the- British relief'  force  for    Mafeking    was*   repulsed"  yesterday.  London'. May 17.���������A' Lorenzo'  Maiques cable says that Commandant  Elotf, a grandson of Kruger aud a'  patrol entered Mafeking. Baden-  Powell cut loose' dn them killing 17r'  and taking Eloif aud 90, Boers prison-'  ers.-  LoxnoJ-r, May 17.��������� General Buller's*  second division has reached-'Dann-  hanser. half way between -Dundee and'  Newcastle. It is believed that'  Buller's advance patrols _are ..at New-*.  -. .*> I  .-"< -*  -**-*.- -,  .   -A"- -^ I  Says  Every  1 General Merchants  Revelstoke, B. O.  ������.*.������*.������_������,il'*i������.ft������*>*^^ tt?������*******^J&&������X#������***P?i  the Party has Violated  Pledge While in Power,  A despatch from Yarmouth. N. S.,  says: Israel Burrill. who for years  has been one of the Liberal leaders of  Digby county, hasyjust left for Mexico  where he owns considerable property  wliich he will engage in developing.  Before leaving he left a message for  his late political associates. He said :  "The Liberals are the greatest bum-  bugs in the world. Since their advent  to power they have violated every  pledge they made to lhe people befoie  the election. Nothing would please  me better than to bear of their crushing defeut'througliout thu country. I  believe they will be badly beaten in  Nova .-scotiu, and I think they will  have thc same experience in the other  provinces." Anyone acquainted with  Ditlgy country, knows lhat Mr. Burrill  wag formerly a power in the Liberal  party of that country,* being particularly influential in the French  municipality of Clare and was regarded ut one time as a senatorial possibility.  pohtical"pointers.  castle by now.-  Lord Roberts telegraphs, that?  Rundle bas occupied Mequatling Nek  and Mcdderpooit witliout opposition;  Methuen is advancing.      * -���������    '  A late despatch reports that Hunter  has     occupied      Christiana'  .in   the  Transvaal,   without, opposition.   The'*'  eiieniv retired to Klerkcdorp..  London, May 17.���������A Capetown despatch says that-a proclamation will he*'  issued tm the Queen's Bitlhduy, May  iilth, annexing llie"Free State.  Kruger is said to bu preparing to*-  leave Pretoria.  The situation at Kroonstadt its'  reported unchanged.  R. G. Tatlow was the unanimous  choice of the Vancouver Conservative  convention held on Monday night, to  fill the vacuncy in the ticket caused by  C. E..TisdaH's resignation. The no-  party-lines Liberals in Victoria endorsed on Monday, lhe candidature of  Messrs. Turner, Helmcken, Hall and  McPhillips.  The Ottawa Union Men and Mr.  Mackintosh.  By his enemies there bus been sud-*  ulnusly spread  abroad the impression'  that he is in sympathy with capital an:  oppospd to labor. The whole career of  Mr.   Mackintosh as an   employer -of  lnbor absolutely shows these charges'  to be without foundation,  and  apart  altogether from what he said on the*  plalfi-om last night there is sufficient  evidence   easily   obtainable   to * prove"  thut throughout liis career, not only  as  a   politician,  but ns a nowspnper'  man, employing labor,* he has always  been ardently in sympathy with union  principles.   At tha great labor meeting"  in Ottawa,  when Mr. Powderly, who'  was then at the bead of the Knights'  of Labor of America, ndvised the consolidation of labor interests throughout the continent, and mode what was*  perhaps   the   most resolute endeavor"  which was   ever attempted by unions'  in Canada and the   United- States   to'  combine the workingmen in an united  effort to obtain tbe objects for which  tbey were striving,   Mr.   Mackintosh  was the man whom they choose   for  their chairman, and the man whnnl  they selected because they hud confidence in him and because they regarded;  him as a frieudand supporter of uuiotf  principles.      / _ -  "V**  "til"  \-  . v,' - BBBEH   i*aSsia^sS*������aiiiaiii !.____:__.._;*._ *.������*___________:  iMiiim���������imiimiiiHiii  Revelstoke   Herald  Published In the Interests < f  Revelstoke, Laredau,  Bis JJ.--.id, Trout  Lake, IlltciUewaet,  Albert Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    and    Eagle  Pass Districts  A.  JOHNSON*    ���������    ���������    PROPUIETOR  A   Semi���������Weekly   Journal,   published  -_..__  Juierusis   of     lievelstoke.   ana  sH*  . urrounding   districts, ��������� w eclnos-  a������vs  and  Saturdays,  making closest  connections   with  all  trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads,  .11.50 per Inch, single column. JZ.00 pei  inche when Inserted on title Pflfo.  L*gal ads. 10c per inch . monpai el  line for hrst Insertion; =>c for caci  Lddttional insertion. Reading'notes,  Hm per line each issue. Lu-Ui, ."ar  ria.ce and 3>eath notices, free.  Subscription Rates: By mail or  ���������arrler, .a per annum; $l.&> foi si**  months, strictly In advance.       -^  Our Job Department. THE Hfc-R-A���������  Job Department is one o������ the ntsc  euuipped printing offices, in "West  Koounay. and is prepared to -xeeute  UI kinds of printing in ftrbl c as*  Jivle at honest prices. One price to  ������������������ill. No lob too large���������none too small  -for   us.     Mail   orders   promptly   at-*  ��������� tended to. Give us a trial on your  next  order.  To correspondents: We Invite" correspondence on any subject of intor-  fst  to the  general  public,  and des re  ��������� a. reliable correspondent In every locality surounding Revelstoke. m all*  cakes ihe bona fide name * of .the  writer must accompany manuscript,  bin not  necessarily for publication.  Address  all  communications  REVELBTOKE   HERALD  ���������    ������������������������~���������:������������������~  Notice to Correspondents  1. All correspondence must lie legibly written on one side of the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing- per-  ������onal matter must be signed .with tbe  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with;*'rjf������r*_uce  lo anything that has appeared In on-  other paper must first b.; oif/irea* tor  publication to that paper eMuie it  can appear In THE HER M.n  MILLIONS IK TIPS  It lniH been calculntod tliut travelers tliis year will spend over liv.*  million dollars in tips alone. Most of  llicin will do it grudgingly, because,  of all the potty blackmail of our advanced riviliEalloii these gratuilios arc  the meanest and most provoking. At  the samo lime if one Is* travelling and  wishes to get Along comfortably he*  must deal out the titbits on every  hand. it' ynu should want to know  tho dcptli ot human misery simply  decline to give any foe at all while  taking a. trip across the Atlantic  0-.eii.ii. Then you may. envy Jonah in  his solitude ���������.within the whale's interior. On the other side, of course, if  you* do not pay tho tips, you will  simply be asked for them just as you  would for your street ear faro. It is  pretty hard, but there is no escape  I'roni  it.  MUHIGSPA1. REFORM  A LESSON IN  PROTECTION  The speech    of Sir    Henri    Joly do  ii__bi'ni'_re'*ln connection with the proposal- in    parliament ; to ���������   reduce   tho  customs duty on tobacco Is  the newest ���������'testimony   to the. efficiency of pro-,  lection  as a means  of; protecting  industry.     Sir Henri declared that since;  ���������the new duty of 10 cents a pound was  imposed*, on foreign grown tobacco the  quantity   of    Canadian     grown -plant!  dealt with,  by. the    Inland    Revenue  officers  had  quadrupled;���������; :;In  1S97.  the  quantity   was   69?,0u0' pounds.   In  1S93  the first year, of the increased customs  ..tax,. - it: was .1,9*19,000, pounds,   and  in  ���������:, 1S99 . 2,500,000   pounds.      For ���������   the.    six  . months of the .'present year the Cana-  :  dian* grown    tobacco  passing  through  Vhe- factories,   was".'. 1,900.000     pounds,  .while ifor January alone- it, was 200,000  'pounds.;    Sir Henri   called. this:*a re-  ' markable showing; and attributed it"to  ��������� .the stimulus of ihe.'.increased', rate of  .���������'..customs.- duty,* and ; to ; the  improved  '* 'methods of growing and. .curing  that  ';.- havo: .been_ adopted,^.themselves  a ��������� re-*  .'.;vsuit*'-: of "the 'first "cause. '���������',".", It/lias.ibesn  "said   in   Groat |Brita-n   that all parties  : are; socialists now';*it" can :equally .well������������������  - be said in Canada. that all: parties; are  ^protectionists.:  ���������SirHenri Joly do I-.pt-*-  .binierc,: in  his capacity as a minister  speaking ;for: the. government in; connection- with ..the; tobacco growing/ in-.;  dustry. was ��������� only   defending a. line of  '.''. policy that has its best defence-in* its.  "results.*   Nor   is  the. case* singular as.:  ������������������'*. to. tobacco growing.     Much has been  .said, of the success, of .the/cotton industry under the present government.:  'The cotton*.: industry has thriven, and  /it has been adequately protected':*. and  ; '"'the case is :but��������� one of many.    /"Where,  industries, "have . suffered   it has  been  because 1 they    'were:     discriminated  against in the tariff legislation of the  : men.now in power,   for   reasons'  that  ���������  are  neither  industrially nor ��������� logically  defensible.     .The . policy  of  protection  has in 'Canada.more'.than justified itself.      Its  works   are   its  defence.   It  needs * no other..     It* requires  only  to  be administered by men who will:apply  .'���������  it In moderation to   all legitimate industries, by men who" believe, in. it'.as  a  principle,   not  those   who adopt   it.  because they fear, the   effect of doing  otherwise. *  DR. BARNARD'S WORK  In  the  April . issue of the National  "iValfs"' .Magazine,   the   organ   of   Dr.  Barnardo's  Homes    under,   their  new  *^tle^DlvBS^aFdO-telis=a=wosfu!-=tale=  of reduction in income, traceable  without doubt to the existence oi* the  various War Funds. In a; period,of  three/and a half months the receipts  of the institution, as compared with a  similar period a year ago,* have., fallen  off no less than ������10,524. Kami-ally  the* editor makes warm appeal to the  (Christian and philanthropise public not  so ���������np.eJect. home charities. ! He has a  ���������strong1 claim  to  urge,  for  th'e statis-  " tics are"astojinding. The rescued boys  ���������jr.d  slrls  now  uiul.-r  ihe  care of  the  '"ho"rnes number 5,300���������to "which 60 fresh  ���������edmi-5-sions , ar* added weekly, since,*  the year 1S50, when the founder of the  homes, then a young medical student.  picked up his first arab. very nearly  ���������40.000 destitute children have been  saved by the homes from destitution,  ".ufforir.-g. vice and crime. Both church  ���������jid state undeniably owe such an ag-  jncy'a very luavy fk-bt. The claim  'j> not without-justified tion that these  national institutions have ci.ntrlbuied.  i-r.ormously*'* towards li-sseniiir: the  (���������rime record of the country, that they  tiixv.s emptied the gaols and workhouses, and that they have swept the  ;strietfl of the .degraded, the vicious,  at-d the habitual pauper. The "Per-  r-r--.su Notes" teem with grn-pblc illus-..  tniiior.s of the need of ayiili ,-es(TUC  v.*j.2i:.      The     portrails     from     j/h.ito-,  , graphs tell* their own tale, and some  of them (f.-vr instance, that of "A Remarkable Cripjile". are of quite exceptional interest. Among the other con-  tt-.'ts is "An .Old  CJonirpversy'���������With a.  ���������'���������Ii_<;-int Chapter." which deals with the  ���������BcIWs attempts to arrange for. lhe  r.-scue of Roman Catholic children.  ������������������T^aif Saturday" for 1900 is announced  tor 23rd June, nr, ��������� alternatively. 2-th  July. The spring party of emigrants,  consisting of 254* boys nnd lads, has  3u:-*t left the homes. In all no fewer  than 10.914 trained young people have  new left the homes for Canada and  the colonies, and over 98 per cent of  them have done well beyond tlie seas.  J".-!- other contents we refer our  jres-sJers'to the magazine itself ,a. copy  '.oi .\\pinh will be sent grails and post  freff to .an**, address* on application to  ���������H.S r-}'26,".StepJwj.   (Causeway, London, E.  _."itro glycerine freezes at .4t .._*-'*cTeeK  . ar.d  giant  powder  when ' not' actually  fr> sen.      may    become   chilled,    thus!  .xieedins -care *nd attention. ,  ���������An article In lhe. Boston Transcript describing the growth of municipal reform in'tit-.''Western States, is  not without interest to Westiorn Canadians who have experienced somewhat similar conditions liv the growtl.  or their municipalities. Until within  a comparatively few years not much  wns heard concerning municipal reform  in the' west,' for the very simple reason that the cities wore so occupied  Willi territorial expansion and efforts  to surpass nearby rivals in extravagant figures as to resources'of various kinds, that they had little time  for.*much else. Consequently political  arfnirs In the cities fell into the bandit  or the spoilsmen. The situation is  somewhat changed now, and we Und  the municipalities dovoling quite ;us  much, attention to reform as their  eastern sister's;' in some places more,  tor whatever Ihey undertake they  carry forward with great energy. The  rise of populism added to the general  discontent or this section; for while  most Populists believed in a change  of conditions, in the*' '..cities, .not" "all.  municipal reformers .-''were, by any  means Populists.  One feature   of municipal reform in  the    west    is    especially    worthy   .of  mention.    Tho    commercial    and mercantile  bodies are  taking active  part  in its . advancement.    In Minneapolis  both the    commercial    club   and    the;  board  of  trade    (as also    the corresponding    bodies./ in   St.     Paul)   have  manifested the   deepest interest in tht  work of improving  the local  government and have cooperated with every/  movement looking toward a: rcalizatlo.v  of  higher  municipal   ideals.  " In   San.  Francisco one: of the    most" energetic  bodies of workers in the cause is the  merclian'ts'    association.      Indeed,    in  nearly  every  western  city,   the  business organizations are at all/times in  readiness / to , "cooperate    with" public,  spirited    citizens ."to" advance "good  government,  :and   already" a   number  have .becomeafaiiated members of the  national" municipal  league./ /;.  /Iowa -is /dotled "over "with" good "gov-.  ernm. nt clubs" and  leagues/of "various  types./ The most*recently effected organization  in  the'stale  is" the" league  of" Iowa municipalities; being a federation of Iowa cities 'and towns "tormeu  for their improvement and control bi  mutual conference and''interchange of  ideas among the: various: city officials;  and   to  -sefure' such : legislation   as ,'li*  necessary or" desirable, for the* bcnelU-  of the'same/ In".Missouri "we iina civ/,  federations in    St..Louis    and Kansa..  City.      In ".'.North*'.7and ."South . Dakoliv  practically "nothing has been; done: save  a* few ministerial efforts;,in .the direc-  "tion of* law and order, work." The same:  is true, of" Nebraska .outside of: Omaha.  In that city a" municipal league, and a  good    citizenship .: educational"  leagtit*  ��������� t'ook  up   the  work;   but .the   league's  work . was    considerably handicapped  by   the . A. * P.   A.     movement.    /The-  towns and cities of Kansas have displayed a fitful   interest in    municipal  reform/.   In some the enforcement of  .the prohibition ;laws . has ... monopolized  attention;,. . The ���������Christian'* citizenship  league  of Wichta. a short  time since  defeated    the    ."whiskey",   candidates.  It  closed  30' saloons  and   4*7  places  of  ill repute-and   wielded    the balance oi  power. "  Ths Topeka municipal league  maintained its. existence "and not much  more;    although -it    made   'strenuous  efforts to create interest.  A citizens' committee of lOO.in Bo-ze-  man, Montana, "elected a few years  ���������ago a mayor, city attorney, police  -maglstrate:_r.aad___hr;ee_:out:_of_._four a l-.*.  ���������tlemieri.. Economical administration  was   introduced   to   the   manifest   ad-  witntM coinfort. So It happens that  at least a dozu.ii million dollars are  now being spent in this new type of  boat.  The Oliver day, al llie Cramps' yard  on the Delaware, the keel of the largest ship ever built lai the Western,  .Hemisphere. was laid���������a leviathan  which will bu* nearly GOO feet long,  wilh a tontuigo of 12,500. She is built  by the same * company that owns thc  St. I'aul, St. Louis, Paris and New  York, but unlike them, sho will have  great, broad bilge Heels that will keep  her almost os steady as a1* railroad  train, lt will lake a day or so longei  fur the passage on ii boat of this kind,  but the passengers will enjoy life In  the meantime. There will be two or  tho same type, and other companies  arc  buiiding  somewhat   similar  ship-.  Two will b*j launched In 12nglanu  tliis month. There was never.a time  when the popularity of ocean trave,  was so great, and it is an interesting  fact that every steamship company  In the world is at work and it.  making  money.  'MONTANA   VS.   ALBERTA  owi"  ���������J'llK SPKCTUK  Oil  ViSIM'S '.i'Hli  TM 10 UUOCKl*"*  llOClvlIJW  .Ci,   llio "'".Suitor  of The  Ueruld;  Sir: My attention was culled to i.  ohort article in your Issue of the 12.h  .i,stunt, entitled: "Where \Vliu!i*~t*>  U ink,"���������*. roicrriiig to what Is known U.  lite ilaitz Miiiiiiiii'.iis iiw ".he Spi_cii*_.  oi llie ilroelfoii," lhe vspcutre" Doing  lite sliadiiw ��������� of ��������� a pernuu nuigniii*.*.'  .mu rof.ei'teii 'In' the mist on a pctu  ,.pinihiu>, ���������'whicli Is visible when lb.,  itin Is in a eorltiln  jiusttlon.  in tiio latter md of August oC liii*,.  year, wline eontiueting uie iriaiiguai-  *..oa survey of tue ' ioolhllm urea, i  ..oilceu a. simluir ojcurrencu. on tier,-  .mot iiiouiiuiin. at a polni iiboul *. l-  ..'..i_s -sou in west of the Noun Wcs.  Cattle C'o.'s ruiichc. A belt of elotiu,  ���������_oining apparently from nowliere ha-  I'on-.ieu uioni. the eclge ut' the, ridge  -..Inch hero falls precipitously about  n    Uiousand    feel. l_ooklns    east  towards   the  piains,   a   wall   or* v.  .og could be touched bv reaching uu.  /ne hand;  looking  west the  landscape  was cl.'.ar and the sun  shining* brig.,*-  y.      A sudden   exclamation    from m.>  aasistan.���������an   Irishman    from   Cork-  uiew my attention to a: very pecuiiai*.  i,hi_:iomenon.      On   the    white    cloud*  bank .wns.s-'en   at   apparently a  few  ,*ards  distance,  a   circular'. disc  abcu  ;j:ic* yard in" diameter; from tlv. centiv  outward the colors ol' the rainbow, in  [uoper  rotation,   filled    in    the   *d.is.*'  and sharply portrayed  on , the colored  background*, each' one . saw    liis    ow  * shadow, but could not see that of t:/.  ether.      The   shadow . appeared/ grotesque   and   fantastic.       You   tobk.orl.  votir   hat   with j, a   sweeping   bow.   the  .'manikin  did   the  same:   you  execu.et.  ,i war dance, so did  your double;  ul.v  ..bslstant. who by the way belonged t  ;*.very. fine, brogue,   gazed   speechless.  With  open  eyes and  month  and. the  .-.-tclaimcd:      "Bcgorvo!     that's' foinc*!.'.*.  "I.'wonder    would it    go away    iC���������c;  threw a stone at it!"  *,*We  watched  it  for  somo   time,   n.:i(,  P..ally departed   leaving the  shadows  li_  their own reflections../ /  During live years knockin- about ..n/.  uie mountains and foolhills.'."!'���������' have"  been the. phenomenon but the or.ee,  'ad should be/glad to; learn ; of any  similar experience. Yours., truly,   ;  ".;������������������''���������.���������'������������������: ARTHUR o   WHEI3DER. ���������'���������'./  /Calgary,  Mav 14,/1900,//       :;,";.;.":  ���������:��������� ..  ."';        ';' /.': 'o '" .'' './"''/./ -.;'���������- ���������'���������'������������������':.'��������� '"'"::  'im'.*:- BRYAN'S -"INDIAN "BLASKE1,  ;.-; / WAS /AN: pBJEC'r/:Ia_bbON ;/,//  ���������Mr.*:Bryan, was. in "the..land'.of/hii.  enemies -when .-he'/boarded.*': the"*' Santa  _-'e'-train* at Winslbw iasi.wtek,'.'.:, said'  '������������������il'; W. Hunt at .the Brown hotel the  bthurjiight. ' '���������'l.'he people'��������� oil";the trail,  were mostly Republicans, ; and - ; the  _.ounti*y he* was -travelling througi.  .'ivas'; because of recent prosperity, in-  ;.clined:to-be; hostile. "ICut he-bad; some*.  I'l'iends.'������������������whd'-wer-e'n.nxious to he'a.v hiii,'  speak, .for wheii-wt',.-ctrew,:- into: ; the.  little station "at'*.,' Gallop.* N. M., thei-t.'  was quite a crowd collected to welcome, the silver champion. In resporisi.*  to their:, urgent invitatlon, ..he. stepped  out upon tne: back platform -and v'd*a'T*  live'red ; one of his typical speeches.  The people applauded and w-heu the  noise subsided the. mayor of the town  climbed -up to the sReaker and; presented him with a/large. Navajo  ���������j.anker, saying that it was lhe work  of an Indian . sfiuaw.of ths* city,'/who  ..idmired Mr.  Bryan. , .,*  '���������'L'lie train drew out, aud Mr. Bryan  deposited his gift upon a seivt, going  into the smoking room. Oiv returning  ;.ie spread out: his present/ for a better  view, and as ho did so a piece of  yaper pinned on . the Inside :canve to  view. This was what he read:  .���������.���������'."Mv Dear Mr. Bryan*. Under the.  Republican administratjon th,? woo! in  this blanket sells for 22 cents a pound.  Under the Democratic administration  :t:'sold for C cents. Please .tell  -hat to your constituency."  Mr..,Bryan laughed, but did not answer the" argument, but it is evident  ���������that' ther-t* ls.**at least one traitor in  :he: ranks of -Democrats in the town  cf Gallup.  N. M���������Denver ..Republican.  ...''""....*���������- ���������o ,,',, .     ;.'������������������'������������������  S. Dadson, clerk and treasurer of  i-'aris. Ontario., has resigned. Thomas  McCosh succc-eds him. ,  A  Groat   Competition   Batwcsn  Broncho Dusters  From the Calgary Herald  The   exiiibliion    grounds    were   the  sci-iiu  of  an    oxclllng  competition   on  Aioiuiuy   night   when    a.   large   erowd  oaw.ir.bled  to witness  the  deciding of  u  wug'tr* between   Montuna  and   Calgary cow   boys.     The rival   punehirB  were   I_.ee  ^lai-slinll,   of   Calgary,   an..  .Messrs.   Lunitis   and   Austin,   of  Mon-*  J tuna.      Birnlo   was   to   have   taken   a.  1 an are  in   uplioliling the  reputation o:  [ Alberta, but having been l'scently hurt  by a kick   was forbidden by the doctors  from  participating.  Tlie Montana boys, who have a  bench of 100 horses, made a be.  of $100 that they could produce a  broncho that nobody in Alberta could  ride. The bet was promptly taken  and lhe time fixed for Monday evening at 7 o'clock on'the race track.  in order to furnish more entertainment for the public it was arranged  that the cowboys wero to ride sly.  horses out of the Montana bunch:  Six vicious bucket's were selected and  the men from the south pronounced  them the worst of their kind in  Montana.  Ono oi: tho number, an outlaw, was  put forward as'the man killer on  whom the $100 bet was to bo decided  and tlio Yanks were conlldcnt no  Canuck rider could stay on his back  and  live.  Bee Marshall tackled him. rode him  lo n. llnlKb and won tho bet. after it,  splendid display of western horsemanship. During iho outlaw's effort-  to dislodge his rider he.throw himself  badly but* "without Injuring Marshall.  The Montana riders admitted that  thoy bad fairly lost their bet and will  go back with a better opinion of Alberta broncho twisters than Ihey  brought in.with them.  An interesting exhibition followe-"  in which. Austin rode two horses anil  a mule. Dumas ������������������three horses and  Marshall three. Tbe mule was a  terror to buck. He .lumped all the  I'ences in sight and finally bolted tn.-  tho stables with Austin still on 1iis  back.  The last horse ridden by Marshall  v*as the wildest, liucl-.er in ihe bunch.  When Dee thought he had him tamed  ihe brute '-suddenly threw up his h*?nd  nnd struck h's rider in the face, cut-  Urur him badly. ���������   :.  The 'gate money amounting to. some  '���������SO was di'-ided between thu contestants. H������l'lv. & Meldrtim mn"n'.od  thi!*' exhibition and .'-**���������* Tl. n. Robi"son  ���������icted ���������'���������ii.1 referee, bis duties, however,  being; light.  I!:*!  lisi  .Iunt figm-ad out for the In-  il' tourists and agrlcultur-  'I'he Rocky Mountains and  ���������n Canada wore leveled  r'lie In land would be 250  belies," writes Georgo II.  C.  P. R.'s scientlilc adver-  rytfi &yts v$ry-& sjrj**������ vry& ������&y&  iiS^*  Mv.V.*_������iI^fi  Ml  .w������e'Rpca&Teo .e'/o  (SI������M1-WR1_K1.Y)  apei^s  Sample    Books   of the  Very Latest Wall Papers Can be Seen  Here  There's a wealth of style  ri'pi't-sent'-d in thise books,  su-li as rarely .can bo seen so  fiir Wesr. Tho prices too are  v- ry much bt-lcw what, you  would expect for such high  olnsa goods.  Only r short time is required in which to deliver the  pupers after receipiof order  Hest   Canadian   Glimmer  Wall I'api-rs in Bine,   Green,  Terra C'ottu. BuiV and Cream*  lionler and (le.ilings  tn Match ��������� 6c,   7c  and So per single roll  Gilt wall papers very dainty  for  piirl'-rs, hall  and   dining  la the leading newspaper of  the great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  In authentic, reliable and read  able articles fron unquestionable Information. It er.jo;������  a large circulation aud is consequently unequalled as an  advertising medium In tn*  field ln which It U piiblUhe***  Prairie fires have caused serious  damage in the district south of the  river: from   Portage: la  Prairie.    ..,;  If the law against chicken stealing  which got one of ' our*' Canadian, -soldiers--.into trouble in South Africa  had been in force during the American war. General Grant would never  have been able to declare with any  liopo :of .being: believed that the; color  troops  fought nobly,; ..';  During the winter two little daughters   of   Mr. ,'j;   A. .Gaff,   of   TenMiie,  ���������south'"'of*   Maple    Creek .-. earned .the  ���������ietiiuy  on  killing      two  large    ��������� grey   i.,irm,_,   wifll eeilino' sind   lmril-  wolves.''iThos'e-girls,.-*MlsseB*Myra and ,| ""Jb.  wun  _l.uin0 dlltl   UUIti  _ out Gaff, aged; 13 and 11 years, sue- ;*j.j. (^q match  eeeded in .'trapping two wolves, on different occasions.  .... The' first* one found'  trapped: they shot. :'���������.-, On the next occasion they; trapped an old   stager that  had been a :menace to   the cattlemen;  . tor'some-'time!'   .When they found it|  In   the trap   they '.*;iiad'*;.no ;*; means   of'. ... - -���������    .  killing it'iV.so they threw a rope around.';.'.*niOUlilingS tO mat-Oil  its neck,: snubbe* ; It to;, the saddle  pummel! *:and .dragged .it ;��������� to.Its death.  ���������'���������'*. A 'cori-e-spondent "writing" frorn'-Hhe  steamer' Idonteroy, : oft .Capo .Town,  with ���������*.thev Strathcona :Horse," April 10,*  says:;:: .The: men*:: have���������'..* fine,., roomy  quartersrfor hammocks, and'it is;sriid:  are .. arranged much,:.; better.' than any  ���������troops' ever fared . going - to the; front.  The horses have' not done at all; well  on:  the - trip;     They   seemed to *. have  aVtenlieavy1 colds, which developed  into pneumonia.; Owing .to: the; confined space- and 'Ina'*'.-'-*. .-:���������'������������������--! properly,  care for them they died. Since leaving Halifax 160 horses died, nearly all  from: pneumonia. Every effort, possible was made to. keep the horses up,  'b'ut'V'lo-'-'ho avail;':. *-'';:;:;  Subscription $2,00 Per Bnmlm  $1.25 For Six Months,  Strictlii in Mmu.  It -takes a foremost place ln  the raco for prominence and  popularity wilh business  houses and aa a consequence  does more business with  those requring printed stationery and office supplies than  any other printing   establish  ment in ISnsterh British   Columbia.     Tho class   of   work  turned out has been pronoun  ced equal to any thing of Ut*'  kind   executed    in   thc largt,  cities   by much larger   print-'  erics. '"     ������������������ *'  Job Printing Depar  10c and 12-k. por  single i'tiir*"������ X  Wc. can  also  supply  Is equipped with the latest  faces ln type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  is handled by exprienced  ���������workmen who thoroughly understand the proper use of the  material at 'their .disposal.'  Tho Herald does not claim to  be the only.'prl.ntlng hous* In  the district but it doe3 claim  to be ...:>-  vantage of the community. In Helena'  several movements for .reform organi-;  zation have: been started, ad its law  and order- league has had a usefu  career.; In : Colorado reform activity  is mainly conlined to Denver. Colorado  Springs 'and Pueblo,. although there instill an o-ecasional effort made in _orr>.  of the other towns, like Aspen a_id  Leadville.; Salt Lake City. Utah, has  a good citizens' league that aims to  Induce the. moral, and worthy men of  all creeds, classes, and pa:*tli.*.i..,to Uk���������,  an active interest in public affairs,  A oili/.ens'^ league was ..formed i:  I'hooni.x, Arlstoii'ii, to guard 'the mon: >',  paid by taxpayers nnd t������ ferret utit���������  public evils and prosecute thos*; re-  nps:i..ib'*e for them.:* The first municipal election under the new charter  of Han Francisco took place on Tuesday,'November T. ISM. At this municipal election, a complete -set of  municipal ofllcinis,1 a.s prescribed by  the. ctuift-r,   were elected.  ?o:  "Henpeck    going  Sl.O.J^a 3K1.PS  EUT'M'&RE COMFOai  '."he 'evolution ot th.' * steamship ifi as  ��������� in'.fcrosting   ;ih   a     r.nvel.   ' TaXft     tin  cattle      i.hip. '".'It  - begun ' i>_i  ������.  hug  ���������.'r-i.igiil.  boat,   and   it   waa   found; thai ���������  amld'sbii)s'.th*.ii*e'J>y.a.s  room  for a K"u  pa3Sf;ngers.    The 1'e.y.   i**iissenjj?rs liked,  it wonderfully bf;i.*aUsc';"or . thp' sinootli  sailing and   tbo moderate cost.     Then  gradually more staterooms were built:  and  in .'addition   to.  cattle'    the. ship!  v.-<a*e soon carrying large   cargoes    o*  iiuman   bilngf,      The  Other  (yfe  was.  the oceivu'"Kreyhoun.^'biirnjnsf fortunes  .11   coal   on   i..,v;h   voya.ge���������using   mcr.  ai.tl   machinery   In   n.  strenuous   effort  to   make   records,   and; in   tti->   meanwhile   churning   the   Ktomarlui   of   tlv  ..a.-Rt-mfiCJ's into.s'.x  days . nf  unh.ippt  .-.ci*:::.    . TbCHe   (lid   not   pay   the.  rlivl  ..end:-',  but  they    made  iifii; advurtlsc-  uvjnt;;.    Now.  finally,  between  thi.i ex-  tn:mr*K  bus  come  the  compromise.  On  -each  side of  the  ocean .splendid  ships  ar:; being built which fxceed the grey-  lnr.ind   in   the    luxuries  and    bciititlMS.  aud   which     Klightly    excel   lhe  cattle  slv.ps  in  si)tt.d.      In   other   words,  the  steamships   companies   have   come   to  appreciate  that thc average   travcitci  TF_T_r~nT!s   i:nr  .panish   fleet."   ... .linsso: :   "How   so "  ��������� .i.iaso:    "A blowing up awaits him.;';  "Xtty. do you -vag* your be.-s.rd: so  consta-ntly?" inquired the impolite dog  of the goat.; "Because T chew..." replied the., goat. . ���������/:. *...'.   ,v  She; : "Mrs. Chatterbox'says sh'.  kno-.v- more than she cares to teiU"  He: ���������That must hi a ver/ unusual  experience for her."  ;       ������������������*���������''..  It takes a girl of fashion at 1-^ist  an hour to comb hftr hair fo that it  looks as if a comb had never l^en  near   .u.���������Atchis.'. n   Clobrr. *  There are two places In a newspaper wh&re a., man doesn't tare , to  iiH-ve-lus...name, appear���������the ..obfiuai-y'  column and   the  polce court  fecbrd.  .'.frs.     W.ifkum:        Hew      ui.l    'that  uiicclity  boy  ot. .'yours* hurt 'himself?"  Irs. 'Snapptr: "Tlmt. rood little, boy  '..if*'j-om-s hit him un th-*_ head witli a  oriel**:."  :TI*.o Alb-.-r_.-v s'un ��������� pufiil/ln;..*' tin* ���������'Olii  ..D.rrn giving a, dude's iii'-ri,-*; on"i.lf.-"  is nn   original    criir.posUlon    by  It'. J,  ���������lii.-ibury. - The Sun ha.-i bof-n Impus'-.i  in.      Wc  ivtaril   this'poi.-in ..ruclted  or.  he train east of Wlnnip'-g y*:*.-ir:.< us;-..  - r.   was   originally     written     by   .I'.-h  ,'hapmail   of     Harry   I.lndley's    mii-_  &any..  .*  (.'lerhard T..)P.gan.rd, the . r.-ii-.-iing  -reasui-.r r>f:i...lrv..r cuiinty, Minnas..tit,'  "mis lie-in In-rated at tilda itnd hasix.en  .aleen"'bilck t-"> -Minnt^c-ta oy Detective  ijsciir Hicks, of Xllnniapol.s. fton-  ^.'ia.rd iw stii'd'" to b'' fi-'deia-itur to"ttm  _xti:nt: of several thousand dollars.  'When-his bondsmen were.called upon,  to make good tho loss tbey claimed,  that* the shortage wits due to a fori'iier  admlnlst'rtLtio;i "In the -treasurer's  oflloe. ,:* ' ������ : :   ' *'  A trnop'or in Strathcona's H.oi*3C-, der,-  cribihg'. the *'/oy;.i������;: l.o Sotil.t] ' AfiVvi  tells the .following: ���������������������������"On .March i!7 v.-*-.  aad a. novel, exciting (_xpf.i'ieiice', ...i.  that, one ia' glad afterwards he 1.:,.  oeen Hi rough, because.'It'shows h...  weil ������������������disciplined men ai".2 unditr &i;.v  'olrr.umsctLticesi, aiid what-may be c:  peeled or thtm. The night was v:;i*y  darlc, but, for the stars. A strong  wind was blowing , a.rnl a nasty sea.  running. 'The' ollicer.-, had' hardly:  finished .dinner when the bugle'rang  'out tin; alarms. AM at wk.:'j arose,  and hurried to the posts assigned, to  them. In a few minutes the men  were al! in their places in their respective troops. * All awaited .orders,'  .ii'epar'.'d for any, '.mo-rgeney. Tn a  few'.'rninni.p'. (lie bugle sounded retreat, and the men were dismissed.  The fire was caused by wind In the  cn'ok house catching lire. It. was put  aut without doing much damage. Tlv  admirable manner in which all fell  in,' without'noise, without confusion,  was a sup.mild tribute to the dir.elp-  li:i ti.culi:.*:,...i bp Colonel Steele and  his ollieers.  .IPRDMPTLY-'SECURID  .-.Write for our interesting books " Invent- )  ���������jr's Help" and "How you arc iswindled." )  ;:enil us a rough skotch or ir.cd^l of your >  invention or improvement nnd wo will tell t  you frco our opinion ns to whether it is t  arobably patentable: ".Wo make a specialty?  nt applications rejected  in other bands.'  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'JOHNSON, Proprietor.  invention ts probably patentable.  _. _ -"--tfnl ���������"-"--  Scientific Jfimerican*  V handsomely illustrated weekly*  filiation of any Hdentiflc Journal,  /enr; four montbs, (L Sold by all  MUNN&Co.36,Broat,wa������'l  A. handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest ctp  .dilation of any scientific Journal. Terms, *3 a  yenr; four montbs, (L Sold by all newsdealers.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays  T-rancb Office. 635 F St.. WaalilDtUon. "D. *  CAPITAL  Si-000 000  IN   ONE DOLLAR SHARES.    8400,000 IN THE TREASVRY  rX>;,*v*:^FIRSK;B__idtiK  OF TREASURY SHARES  NOW  ON THE MARKET   /'  FOR A LIMITED TIME  AT   10   CENTS. , ,".'     :      ";,'  DIRECTORS  \i;*!lH_J.'.     Tl'l  Wm.P.  Ci.clir;me  COCilliAMv  Bai-.li,   !  .iir.iLt-il,   Macleod.  Managing  John   J.   Young.  '  Director     of.   The    Uiilgary   ' I_LoraI<l.  A\'. H.-Pooi.,   President  Great  ^-"estorn  Mines,  Limited,  Ferguson  and   Revelstoke.  J.    D.   GliAIIAM,  Gold  Connni^ioiier,  Atlin,  B. C.  r.  W.   GonsAL,  Rancher,    Pi richer.'  Creek  Gi:o.   S.   McGaiitek,   Solicitor,  Revelstoke.  W. M. Bkoavn, Proprietor   St    Leon    Hot   Springs,    Revelttoke.  Eagle Company has been formed for the purpose, not only of. m ning its present properties  6hi.sing-"'claiin.*-" and develnping Ihem to an extent that will justify their sale to English'and  a  rirfjf.iv:    Tlu-  coninanv  already   owns  and    has  uaid   for    in  full,    tlie   Trilby   and  Old   Saul  The   Double   E  but   of acquiring  pron   ...... .    _. ...  oilier  cumpn.'iieH  at a  proHi..    Tlu-  company  already   owns  and    has  paid   for    in  full,    tlie   Trilby  pro!?';!ties   in   the   famous   Fish    llivei    district,  and     a   three-quarters    interest   in   the   May   'Bee ,^  S..-:r'^'au   (listrict    one  and  a  half  miles  fr* ir.  Ferguson    Sufficient  promoter's  shares  have  been  set  ���������purchase  of the remaining -.quarter. ' ���������'���������������������������_.  The   May   Bee is -the  sister  claim   to  the    now   famous  Nettie   L.   which   has   broken  all   records  in   British  o'lutibia   for   large   borliest    of phenomenally   rich   ore.    The   May   Bee   and   Nettie   L   were    located'. together ii:  !H02 ��������� by   Mr.   \V_'  B.   Pool   (who has been appointed manager of the Double Eagle Co )    Both claims i a'rry, .identically  _  ':,...-���������<-'   ��������� ich  ored-1, the  surface  and    tin-    stime    remarkable    ledge  r*li!    c< p nt*,-,' silver' and    lead.      The   promoters  have   already   spent  . i llt-i.t  ii   u'i-j and inOiih r   to   pla;-e   the   mine quickly   in   a   shipping  . ���������.   opportunity "nf" investing   to    a    limited   extent  in    ful y    ptiid    and  at   10.'"'cents  each.  and  Old   Saul  mine,'   in   the  aside  for the-  runs    through    both,   earrying high   va lies  ���������$4,000   in   developing the" May Bee.   wfr.h  basis lhe   company ' now   offers  the ; publi  non-assessable  trea**-ivn  chares  (par * value  .*-)  c  "hares will b* ^old in blocks ofJOO and upwards.  The   cm pany  lesnves  the 'ripht   to   withebaw the  sale  of sltaies  from   the  market   at   any  time  Applications."may- be  sent to the  Secretary,"  Or toJNO. J. VOUWG HERALD BLOCK   CALGAR  without   notice  A. H. HOLD1CH, REVELSTOKE,  f.  TTil  ^  j  .1  \  l<  i  ���������  \l  ;  '4 j  War News  London, May 1������.���������x'lie    Times   suys:  '".the   bl&wh   jlulll.   tO   U.   bl'L'UK   UOWli   un  tho part of lhe jl-souih, but lrum iuo  tocpeneiiee of lust week we ca.-n.ot accept the risk of demoralization, 'ilie  Eamc of war must uo strictly played  out to ihe end."  juiuuliiy, tue new Free State capital,  Is i: miles southeast of "Ki'onsiaut,  half wi.'* to Uetnli'lK-m,' and will prou-  Hbly be Rclueii-cl as a convenient rendezvous lor iho coinmunuoes now retreating before General lirubant unci  Ucnt-ral Kundle in ihe Thaba N'L'nii  district. General Briumnt ha.s oceu-  pletl the Hot-pelult Hills, on the road  irom Thaba N'Chu to Ladyurand.  There Is no news rcsiu'dinR Uenernl  Hullei-'.s niovomeeiis, or from the w<-sc-  ern side. Nothlns is known iheretoru  of the progress of the Mafuldng ''���������-'-  er column. It is evident thai the  Hli-iitLRy of Lord lloberts and the rap-  Idliy of his advance has bewildered  und disheartened the Boers, as their  resistance since the Hritlsh reached  Sand-river  has  been  slight.  Tho only point where they successfully aiiempiecl to chcclc the advance,  hecins io have been on the linn.  riRht wh-n-e they defends I two kopjes  with seine vIkoi-, whicli evenui.-illy  were carried by the West Limcii-  shlrep and Sussex, the Boers finally  retreating leaving a group of kuhihis  dead on top of one of tlul- hllis. -i-V.c  . only point In ihe Free Stale where the  I'.ocrs soem In any force except nl  Lord lloberts front Is on Uie southeast  where tJeiierals llundle. Campbell and  Jtrabn.nl are holdlnir thi'in In cluck  ���������ust of Pirkxhui-g ami Litc'ybrand. and  :i-ro ��������� Kniduiilly pushing Ilium linelc as  well ns effectually llft'.nK all their of-  fortf to break Uii-niicta and throalen  i.nrd   lloberts  ccuninunlcalloiis.  London, May 11.���������"T no war Is pr.ie-  tleully over." snys tl:i> Dally I'lirmi-  Ii-Io'h Ki-onsladl rorrei'ipoiidi.Mit. and In  less detlnlte terms this is the view  tn be gathered from all the correspondents. They plorrre the Hours us  utterly demoralized l*������y Lord I tuber) s  unexpected rapid advance and by his  facile turning of tins cure-fully prepared positions of t'io liners. Thorn  was practlally no tl*;titlns and there  are no further detail < m it Ive respret-  Inu  the  orcupuilon   rif   Krorstii.lt.  The coiTi������spopil":it <->f the Pn'lv Ti-'e-  i"*aph says: "Th. Iji-iion Jack ivi������  I'nlstPri In the mnrl'_"t placo hy ?!rs.  Liicklipnd, the Amei**1e-*xn wife of o  Peotchmun. Most * of rhe hnr������o������ of  ��������� i-B noers are in a evre'ehed co. ilillnn.  but President Kru jer declares he w'.ll  continue  the war."  London, May 12.���������The Lorenzo Mar-  q.ie-s correspondent ot the Daily it-ill  in a despatch daiKd Friuay, May 11th,  s.'.ys: "The l-ioia* papers report severe lighting on the western bonier.  The tacts are \-ery much confused,  probably be de.-iign to conceal the  .ruth from the uurshcrs, but there  is' enough to show that the ttoers admit a British <>ccu-pation at Uaungs."  London. May 15.���������A special despatch  (rum Stone Klil Farm, Natal, uuluu  I*>j**y li says that General Huller'y  a..,*, ajice conv.nen-ied Thursday when  hu left Ladysmith in sti-ength. When,  within two jniles of llelpinaaker the  UiKirs opened a heavy artillery tiro  n-.id the British guns replied, while  Il pinion of Butler's troops worked  uxutind tho Boer Hanks. The Bril'sh  utttick was: pressed home on Sunday.  KeLhune on the right outflanked the  Jiosrs. whtose splendid defensive posi-  tii-.n<* on :che Blggarsberg were yrcie-  liially taV.en. General Buller's march  niii-sciiucn t to the attack was carried  or.', without a hitch. The British are  stiil pusb ing on.  Londori, May 13.���������General Buller's  tur.-ing of the Biggarsberg position  was effected by a. bold movement.  Tho Boe.-i-s had evacuated H.elpmakaar,  but were making a stand Monday  i-vening at'Bloiiikop-.aaste, seven miles  irom Dundee. The correspondents on  the spot regarded this as a rear guard  tuukin intended to cover the retreat  of the armv. At -the same tlrn-j  G_i>.eial Hildvoid took Indoba. and it  is retorted that the Boers withdrew in  dis.r.ler. CVeneral Buller who seems  to I.--.! employing his full strength Is  :��������� (.xp.-cted to push on. His flrst marches  ������������������.vert: 4-1 miics in three days. He is  .thus breaking into British territory  , which had boon occupied for six  months by the Transvaalers as though  it were part of tha republic, they holJ.-  h... courts and levying taxes. His suc-  ���������������������������������������������s-s therefore has political as well as  ci*l!t__ry r-rinse-quenoes.  A despatch received by tho Asso-  ci.iti'a Press from PietermaritKburg.  Naiat. limed 12:05 p.m. today, bring-*  ths ilrst intimation of the success attain-..i by General Buller in Northern  >.._���������.!. The ssndsr of this despatch  fviiie-r-tly -assumes that news cf the  a~al,* has already been received direct'  from the scene of hostilili-cs for h-?.  nv-rely says: "General Buller's official  telegram notifying his success at the  Biggarsberg received here an hour ago  has i.iven keen satisfaction. It is  i-i>-:H-if.ntly anticipated that Dundee  will i.*e occupied by the British today.  Tho residents of tho north country ai-3  delighted aa forcing the Biggarsbers*  means that- they will speedily be en-  - abietl  to  return to their homes."  At about the time this message was  filed t:j*-re arrived another despatch to  tlie Associated Press, dated Stone Hill  Farm. S:_0, May 14. It says: "After,  a four days march eastwards at the  foot i.f the Biggarsberg ridges in tha  direction of Helpmakaar. whicli was  occupied by the federals, the Second  brigaJ.* on Sunday led the attack.  Duudonald'H cavalry broke the Boers  centre and Bethuen's Horso advanced  -^^on^th6ir-iC-Ktremi;_rJgM/__Jii_.the dlr-,  cctiou ot Pomevoy a small party of"  - bm-i.h_._-s occupied a ridge overlooking  Ke!pi.'..'ikaar, bui thoy did not wait for  the assault."  Lunr.on.'May 15���������Whils Lord lloberts  Infantry are conceniratin;*, at Kroii-  . siadt \.-here they will rest for a day or  two i'.is horsemen'have penetrated l;.  i inileii northward. In the squadron  v-hlcu cut the railway 15 miles beyond  Kronstadt was the American scout,  jy-.���������'id{.-rick Buckingham. Two hundred  Boer? who had hidden in the river  .luiurw near Kronstadt have surrendered to the Biitish and taken thy  oaih of' allegiance. Kast ot* liloem-  fonli !-.i General llundle is advancing  lowni-.l Ladybrand. His troops and  thcfi-* of General Brabant are stretched over a  distance of  30  miles.     Tho  Gonoral Hlklyiu'd from Elandslaagte  occupied Incioilu. mountain. On the  13th I sent General Hamilton wiili  thi co Initial!(.!,;_ up tho Ktcep slope  of WiUmcl; hill. The third cavalry  lii'l&'iiile covered :i liiil on tlio cttat  Eido of tho Mine road ami U.thuen  attacked by the Pomeroy roiul from  llinse sld*;s. '.-'lie enemy luu-ritilly  nliuuUoiicd lhe position which they  liud Eti-onj;!y entrenched and retired  to tlie* Ne-A in tha direction* of Help-  inaakhi*, whence wo hope lo dislodge  lliorn tomorrow. We havo gained the  summit of Uie liorg Willi lhe loss of  a. few men wotiiulfil. i nilvmice tomorrow on Uclth and General IliUl-  yard moves on WeaselI'k Nek.  Our iminll loss i think was certainly  diu to the excellent troop lending of  Generals Hamilton, Lord Dundonald  and iieUiiieu,  A second despatch dated May l-l,  says the cnoiny cvacti.itt.il Hoaipnui-  Uiuiv -p*!ck during the uislit leaving a  rear guard of JUOO men to front us.  These we have forced buck under  difficulties, as they llretl nil the  grass on top of llie* llorg as liicy vc-  troatsd. 1 halted the infantry, who  marched very well. The cavalry have  not yet reported, bul are some miles  ahead. We have taken a. few prisoners.    Our casualties are uniiill.  A third despatch limetl from Kemp's  Farm, May 15, says: Lanl Duiulonald  t'ciioitcil Ir.cL nlylil lhat ho had  driven the rent* liuard on tlio nmln  body of llio enemy nest" IHirtllnden.  where tltcy occupied In fovee u iilrong  position with ih.rec prnve*;ft'l ctr.is.  .Major Cisugh wit'.i the c ni>.,ic._llt! rt-^l-  nical inaiioeuvi.rcd rlf;!'.t votiml their  ll'ink as Ihey ictlrri!. Lord Dunilon-  alil then halted. lie was 2S miles  from IiIk picvlun. niglil's blvoua*:,  iw.il had covered nearly !U miles during the tiny. I lliinlc his puraiiil a  very fin������ pcrtonnntice. From the  prisoners 1 Icinn the enemy numbered over -.1000 nt Helpmakaar and  are being joined by those v.'bo left  Van J nnder's pass. Tliay must total  nearly :I000 men. Wc move on Dun-  dec today. General Hildyard reports  llio occupation ol Weasel's NoU and is  icpairlng  Uie line.  Judging from the above the British advance is lit.tia more llinn an  onai-ous inarch. The Boers who were  active at first anyeci' lately tu liavo  shown the same readiness to retreat  which is marking lha movement of  the  federals  in the  Free Statu.  Lorenzo Martities. May 15. ��������� The  Boera on Saturday occupied the  Kaffir location at Mafeking. They  were in turn attacked during the  night of Saturday and on Sunday  found themselves surrounded. The  Boers losl seven dead and 17 -wounded. The British loss ia stud to have  been heavy.  London, May 15!���������A special despatch from Lorenzo Marque-', says il  has been reported that a large force  of Cocrs have been captured by the  ���������firiUsh at Mafeking. Pretoria, it is  added, reports on the other band that  Mafeking has not been relieved.  Public interest at Pretoria for the  moment is almost entirely ccntereel  in MnfeUin.*., when flic wife of the  Mayor today received a cablegram  saying that ail was well on Monday.  London. May !1C���������;(���������!: SO a.m.)���������  Food will last until about Juno 10;  is the latest official word from Col.  BadcnrVovi-ell, the British commander  at iUaL'cking, sent lo Lord ��������� Roberts  und or date of May 7. Five days  later the Boers attempted lo storm  the town and it is' possible that they  succeeded, although nothing is known  of iho attack or of Us results, except  through Pretoria sources, which have  no countenance here. The British  relief column is duo,, thave now. Ton  .days ago General Snyman was having difficulty in keeping the burghers togouier, owing to tho approach  ot the British and when tho last  Associated Press despatch left Mafeking on Slay 7, tho Boers had killed on tho previous day one of the  horso guards and captured several of  Colonel' Baden-Powell's few remaining horses. Major _���������*. D. Baillio has  sent Lo the Morning Post from Mafeking, under date ol" May 7, this message: "This morning the Boers attacked us. Result as usual. . There  is an aching void here. Pass the  loaf."  Tho Transvaal army havo taken a  position at Blaauwbaschdoort Pass,  near Heilliron Road ..-Station, 50 miles  north of Kronstadt. its rear guard  is still holding the hills north of the  Walsch river, while the Boer scouts  aro in touch with the British recon-  noitering parties, 20 miles north of  Kronstad. The railway laborers are  hard at work aud. the engineers hope  to have the line repaired within three  clays. Thc prairie- has put on a russet winter coat. Thc nights are bitterly cold, but the days are hot. The  Free Staters arc surrendering in  larger numbers than after the occupation of Bloemfonteiji. One officer  -of���������tho^^^r-ransvaal^i^artillery_i_1Pnys.:_  "There will'be no .serious fighting  this side of Pretoria, as Berenniging,  on the Vaal is indefensible. Heavy  guns arc being mounted at Pretoria  but Generals Botha and Limmer are  asi'esd that ultimate victory is impossible. President Kruger is obstin-  r.te and a. majority of lh-*> Transvaal-  crs hold firmly wilh him." It is estimated that llio Transvaalers can  still muster 30,000 men - on the fighting line.  General Bulloi's advance, as hi3  telegrams indicate was by the instructions of Lord Roberts, and it  will   cease  or  go  forward -  as    Lord  sion of the Kaffir location, from  which point of vantage thty trough,  their guns to bear on thc tov.-n ai  close range. By an adroit move ih<-  ganlaon, despite its attenuated numbers, succeeded in surrounding the  party of Boers who had capture-u  ihe Kaffir location. Ssveie lighting  followed but according to tho .a'.cs.  reports, the Boars still hold the. location, iu which they are prob_biy  surrouuded. Tho truth is, 1 beiieve,  that the Pretoria authorities, knowing of tho progress of tho relief column, gave orders to General Snyman  to storm the place. As aoon as the  location was in (lames Boer bulletinn  of victory were flying everywhere to  cncotiiase the weak kneed burghors.  The Boers who came down here yesterday from Pretoria produced for  the edification of incredulous burghers two telegrams, by officials, one  of which said: 'I was lucky enough  to capture Baden-Powell with 9U0  this morning.' There is no doubt  about tho heavy fighting. A telegram  from the Portugese consul to the  governor general here confirms this,  and there is little doubt of tho. occupation of the Kafflrstadt, but similar telegrams were published about  Ladysmith, aud quite recently about  Wepener, just before Colonel Dalgety  was relieved. A war bulletin wai  posted al Pretoria, May 12, announcing that tho British were advancing  to'ihe relief of Mafeking."  London. May 16.��������� Tho war office  has received tho following from  Lord Roberts, tinted Kronstadt, Ma>  15: "iioileu-Powell reports uudei  date of May 7 all -doing well. Fever  Is decreasing, the garrison is chccrtui  and the food will last until about  .lime  10th."  Mafeking, May 1, via Lorenzo Mar-  Oiicz, May 11.���������Excellent brawn Is  being made from horBcs and oxhideb  mid is eaten by whiles and blacks.  T.\o garrison is very cheerful,' very  dry and very hungry.  Brand's Drift, May 15.���������General  llundle hn.s completely checkmated  lhe attempt of the Bo*rs to come  south again and the enemy are retiring before the advance of the British.  Many have been captured or are surrendering. There were 150 of those  yesterday and today among them Is  President Steyn's brother. The Luir-  brand district is clear of Boer*. They  have evacuated McQuatling's Nek and  arc now near Lindley.  I'luncr's Camp. May 15.���������Via Ootsi,  May 7.���������The natives who have arrived  her- say that the bombardment of  Mafeking In the early part of May  was not heavy. Twelve hundred and  eightv refugees from Mafeking have  rea/jhed here. Patrols who have returned from thu northern borders of  Lhe Transvaal say that they saw no  s-gr.s of Boers.     All is quiet.  London, May 16.���������It is officially announced that Dundee has been occupied by the British.  The war oflice has tho following:  "Dundee, May 15.���������We have occupied  Dundee. About 2.500 of the enemy-  left yesterday for Glencoe where they  ���������entrained. Their wagons also left  yesterday by De Jagers Drift and the  Dannnh Anser road. Their Kaffirs  said thoy were going to Laing's Nek.  Almost every" house in Dundee is  looted. The Navigation colleries are  all right. The machinery' of the  Dundee colleries is.destroyed. The  houses of the town are damaged but  intact.  Kronstadt. May 15.���������It is reported  that the whole of the Boer forces are  concentrating oai the Vaal river ana  withdrawing from Biggarsberg. It is  computed that not more than 2,000 Free  Slaters will* light on the Vaal. Hallway communication with this place is  expected to be open on Thursday,  transport is working smoothly,  troops and horses aro receiving  rations, water is plentiful and  health of the troops is excellent.  .CANADIAN  CASUALTIES  The  the  full  the  -BIG  BUSH  FIRE  Ottawa, May 15.���������A bush fire two  miles wide is raging east of Chap-  ieau on the C.P.R. main line. It is  irresistible, swoepiBg everything  before it.   o   DOMINION  PARLIAMENT      ���������  Boers are described as <iulte disorgan- I Roberts may direct. Certain commen  l:*-ed and are retreating northward.  I3re.-:rler.t Steyn's lieutenants aro try-  |pg lit rally th-em. According to n.  (".-."���������jpfitch from Bennett Burleigh to  the l.ally Telegraph, dated May 10.  Paul Botha and William McDonald,  members of the Free State volksraad.  demanded that lhe chairman should  cull c meeting to sue for pc-ace as  fur'.li.'r resistance was suicidal and  prnni'Stid U> make President Steyn a.  pr'ponpr. At the British hospitals in  Bloemfontein the deaths from enteric  fever averages from eight to 10 d.'il'y.  Pretoria,.Saturday. May 12. via Lor-  ���������pr.zo Marciuez.���������A war bulletin has  heen Issued here announcing that thc  jirlti.ii are advancing against thc F.d-  t-rdlH ut Helpmakaar and Tender's  ���������Nek. The burghers this, morning :-t-  tack-d Mafeking. The telegraphist  i't Mnlopes says lhat a heavy rlfl"  nnd cannon fire was hoard l>?fore S  o'clock today and that the- Kaffir location was in flames within an hou>*  p.nd was totallv destroyed. At 10  o'l-loeb, ho adds, everything was  ciu'ct-ir.  Loudon, May 15.���������Tho war office  today confirmed tho Associated Press'  ptory of yesterday telling of acnaral  Butter's succesH.  . ' ILc_np3' Farm, May 15.���������Thc following telegrams sent to Lord Rob-  rrtH aio now repeated to you. They  bognn under date of May 13; In accordance with instructions to keep  the 'enemy occupied at the BlgSira-  b.rg. On May 11 I concentrated the  3rd cavalry brigade ot tlio second division and Bonift corps ot artillery at  Sunday River drift on Helpmakaar  r.?.d and directed Colons! Bellmen to  advance on Grcytown with tho Betii-  ucn Infantry, the Mounted Rides  nnd  Imperial Light- Infantry.  On  May  M   we   moved   to  Wasch-  bank and Dethuon lo Pomeroy, while  tutors affiliated with thc war office  say thai General Buller's orders to  keep tiio Boers employed have been  supplemented by an order to drive  them completely out ot Natal, and  then to move on Harrismith.  General Rundle and General Brabant arc taking possession of tha  wide regions around Ladybrand vritl:-  out opposition. They find the country still plentifully supplied with cattle, feed and (lour. General Rundle  has ;educed his* transport, and feeding his men and animals largely off  the country. The Boers iu that quarter surrender daily and it is the'expectation of the correspondents cr.  the spot that the eastern ssction of the  Free State will soon be as quiet as  tho western. General Rundlo's front  is 30 miles long, but his forces are  disposed so that if any point should  be attacked, the troops there could  bo  quickly reinforced.  Mazer ii. TJasuto Land.-. May 15.���������A  niu-tlon of Brabant's Horse occupied  Ladybrand today and another porticn  is pushing on lo Cloclane. Cloclant? is  15 miles north of Ladybr&nd.  London.   May   15,���������-A     despatch . *'  the Daily Mail from Larouzo m  dated Ti>,t\=day, says:  "Tlierc in n-;w no doul)t u,aUher_  .vim n*^_,llng ixi Mafeking en Satur-  '.ay. but it is believed to have gon_  in f.ivcr of the garrison. All that can  he ascertained of a reliable character  Is as follows: The Boers, using artillery, attacked the town Saturday.  Very soon the Kaffir location was in  Dames, some say as a result of the  fire, others r.s the result of treach-  "ry. Fighting at close quarters he-  c.imf general. In the midst of the A._i  confusion   the Boors    gained    posses- [ "be  Ottawa, May 16.���������Sir Louis Davles,  in a masterly speech discussed the  wisdom of referring the Brockville  and West Huron election cases to the  privileges and election committee.  The committee, he argued were not  in a position to pass opinion as to  whether there were" corrupt practices  in these elections as wera the courts.  Particularly was this so in regard to  tho Brockville cose. He concluded by  advising all parties who think that  there was corruption to take the  matter to the courts. Mr. Fielding  bruoght down $30,619 of supplementallies to carry on needed legislation. The  bill providing a grade for Manitoba  flax received its third reading in the  Senate. The vote was close. Sir  Wilfrid answered a question respecting  he Fox Bay settler* who will settle  on the skirts of Lake Winnipeg or  Winnipegosfs.  Ottawa. May 15.���������Sir 'Mackenzic-  Bowell attempted to defeat tho bill to  provide a grade for flax seed grown,  in Manitoba, but it was carried by  fourteen to twelve.  ____Dandura.nd'susury bill was also reported. In tHe~house���������an���������animated5  ai-bate took place when the government started to proceed with the criminal code bill In committee. Sir  Charles Tupper objected, wanting the  government to go on with the Wen*.  Huron and Brockville election cases.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier read the opposition a lesion of courtesy and it. was  finaliy agreed to proceed with the election cases today llio criminal code  was Ulsii taken up and a suggestion  by Mr. Puttee in the interest of trades  organizations was adopted.  Menominee, Mich., May 15.���������Fire  started In the big lumber and cedar  vards of C. P. Worcester & company  at Fisher, Michigan, 2S miles west of  here yesterday at noon. The town of  1.000 ' inhabitants appears doomed ��������� as  a high westerly wind prevailed. Thr  saw mill and planing mill and by  sheds containing a stock of cedar  products and lumber, estimated a'  $75,000 have been burned. Fisher Is a  new lumbering town. A special train  has been sent out over the Wisconslr  road with lire engines and apparatus.  Ottawa, May 18.���������The department, of  mil it lt\ has been notified of the fol-  .owing casualties In the second special  twrvVe battalion, on May l:  Killed  A. Q. XV. FLOYD, 7th Fusiliers,  London.  VUIVATI*.  13.  ARMSTIIONG,  B.C.A.  :_-.iebcc.  G.   W.    LEONARD,      22nd      Oxford  IUlk-e;  A.R.McL72AN,   3Sth    DulTerin   Klllcs   o���������   A. T. WHITE DEAD  Pembroke, Ont., May 15.���������And row  T. White, M.P.P. for North Renfrew,  and brother of John P. White, ox-M.  P. died at his homo here this morning.  THUNDER STORM AT ST. PAUL  St Paul,  May 14.���������St. Paul was last  evening  visited by  a severe wind tuid  thunder   storm   and   two  deaths   wui-u  caused by lightning.     Patrick Sexton,  head   of   the   wholesale   cigar   lirm   of  Sexton  &  ������cornier,    while   driving In  from   Lnkt>   Como   was   struck.       St.  Luke's  Catholic   church    was    struck  during   the    service.       The     chimney  crashed   through  the  roof  and   struct*  Fanny   Muller,   a   servant   -fflrl,   wbi  was kneeling ln prayer.     She was In  lured so badly lhat shu (lied an bo's  afterwards.  MMSXl BAH*  Ur  Head OfHce, Toronto.  Capital Authorized, ��������� .2,500,000.00  Capital Paid Up, - 32,39l,S&B.OO  Rest, ��������� - SI, O'Jtt, 710.00  DECOHATION   DAY  Winnipeg. May 14.���������The celebration  of Decoration day was generally observed vesterday. At Winnipeg the  Ninetioh Rifles, headed by the veterans who took part In the battles  of Batoche and Fish Creek, but who  are not now members of any military  organization, marched, to St. John'r.  cemetery to decorate the graves of  their comrades who fell at that time.  A foot of .use will burn from HO tr.  45   s-uconds.  Peroxide of hydrogen Is an antldoUj  for  cyanide  poisoning.  A. J. Peterson, cler:< of thc Division  ���������-.ouri at  Berlin,  Is dead.  Tho proud I'n.llitT Is always anxious  to  give  his  Ilrst baby n-wclgh.  Some men owe their position In  society  to their wives am!  everything;  The mi-ike tu the Sydney, C. B.,  mines Is over and the drivers have*  ���������eiurned   to  work.  W. Uayllfl, of Winnipeg, ha������ secured,  ihu proprietorship of thc C P. li.  holc-1 at* Moose Jaw.  After a woman reaches lh������ age of 30  It Is impossible to convince her that  the good all die young,  The bottom of the shaft of the Kennedy mine, Amador county, Oil., is  TOO feet below the level of the yea.  A woman's Idea of wronjr is ������om������-  thing a man does, that would bo a.  mistake if she did It hersiMf.  "Mama," sad a little boy who had  b������en sent to dry a oloth -before the  firo,  "is lt done when it in  brown?"  Before marring* a girl wants a man  to write her love letters^ but after  marriage nothing but dheques will  satisfy her.  An Irishman ttlls of a tight in which  there was but one whole 'nose hi thc  crowd, "and that belonged to the toy-  kettle."  Probably as largo a pay chute* as  a-ny in California l-ithat of the Owlni  mine, Calaveras county���������1,400 fuel- in  length.  The wife of Inspector Hopkirk, of  he oast office department at Lonc'ion,  dropned dead, at her home one cloy  ast week.  Three bovs convicted of arson Jit  'ort Arthur have been sentcnoed to  three years each at the Industrial  .chool at Mimico.  Native crystals of Michigan copper  show about the same percentage of  silver and iron that are found in xe-  lined   electrolytic   copper.  From 20 lo 50 per cent more water  can be evaporated per pound .of fuel  with a well arranged clean boiler thixn  with one that is badly scaled.  Salt Lake City. Utah, miliars awe  forming an indepedent, smelter company. Their project includes works  ,'or the treatment of zinc ores.  D. T. Barnett, an ex-Mounted poiice--  man, and for several years a farmer  at Qu'Appalls died of paralysis at- tha  Medicine Hat hospital last -week.  The Canadian Mounted Ttifle men.  reported missing last -wei_.k have- rejoined the-rgelmeait. "They are De-  lisle,  Morehouse,  Nilant and Alley>.  If Lord Koberta' troops . could only  take passes as'easily as Canadian,  members of parliament do, the Boer  war would have been over long ?j.go.  Mr. William C. Whitney's un named  2,000 guinea colt, by Miguel-_ uirora,  has been entered for the West Derbjl  stakes (England) as a three yijar old!  The Omaha road has contra cted to  carry the members ' of the Western  Press association from St. ' Paul to  Chicago. They will visit the tu in cities'  70 stronB.  J. C. Lockland, brother of "Mrs. John  Jackson, of Strathcona, wlic> came to  this country a short time ago for the  benelit of his health, died suddenly at  Strathcona on Friday.  '   ,  Aluminum  and   steel    fire*  of    equal  strength in ratio to theiif weight,  small  percentage  of  ocp.per' In  aluminum increases its-tensile  strength in  proportion to its weight.  A fire broke out ear'iy an Saturday  morning in G. F. and J. Gait's spice  factory at Winnipeg. Damage was dono  to the extent of several thousand dollars before tho fire ;<vas subdued.  Sergeant Major fipicer. N. XV. M. P.,  has taken his discharge from the N.  W. M. P., having served in the forco  since Its organization in 1873. He receives a pension of 80 cents per day,  and has been employed as special  drill  instructor, at Begina.  T. E. Wilson, of Banff, has been,  _awar.-J.ed _theJ.contrac_t_for_icuttinjf_th5^  trail from Laggan to the "Bow lakea  by the Canadian Pacific Railway  oompany. The work will be commenced at once, and when completed will  , be a boon to tourists who camp on,  ihe  lake  shore.  The Parisian, having a large number  of eastern people on board, Including  several Alberta ranchers, was ni-2  days at n-a. She met with a slight  accident ufier leaving Ireland and ha i  to put back to Moville, thus "losing  three days. Then sho encountered ������.  north west gale which kept her at Lair  spet:d for four and a half days.  At a meeting of the Edmonton  Fire  Brigade the following were chr/scn  to  go to Calgary to engage   in  t_ne hos*e '  competition-at the 24th of  Siay  tournament:      Firemen  Geo.   Groat.  Gr'.s-  onthwalte,   Johnson,    Bean,     Grilf ith  Parslow,    Gnron,     McAllister,    T.  ' g'  Lauder, Engstrom, McCultum antj 'um-  bach.    In regard  to the band,  'it wa.s  decided that the  band should   go   but  as to the personnel Ond  whoi> er'they  shall.ongagu |j\ the band  co������ nietltlon  have not yet been decided.  Mr. Davin and. Mj, MeMiU' ,en had a.  sharp skirmish, tn the house of  commons last week. During* the debate  on the bill regarding se* a grain Indebtedness, Mr. McMulliy ,, said that  Mr. Davin hud a skatiM-^ rink on the  DIRECTORS:  II.   S.   llowland,   President  T.n.M(_rrltl,Ylee-l'r_3,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Klias  Rodgers.  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,     Edmonton.  Goldon, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince       Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario: ,  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingorsoll.  Llstowel, Niagara Kails, l'oi'l  Colborna, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomaa,  Toronto, Welland, Woodstock,  Hamilton. , ,  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1  and upwards received aud  Interest  allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal,  and  other  debentures   purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit-  Available at all points of Canada.  United Kingioni , United Stites,  Europe, India, China .Tair'������JD Ai"������-  tralia, Now Zealand  etc  Gold   purchased.  This  bank  issues  Special   Receipts  which  will be accounted  for at any  of  the Hudson's  Bay Co's  Posts  in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B   HEARS.  Manager RnvplstoVe Branch.  The Revelstoke  Herald fsumi Weekly]  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  -does more Job printing in the  city than any other paper; it's  news Is' more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence is greater;'  its advertising rates are lowest  circulation considered; its sub  scription rate is only $2.00 pel  annum; it covers the field. Try  it and be with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE HERALD,   -  Revelstoke, B. C.  I    THE MOLSONS BANK'.. I  *io  Incohpokatkd iiy Am- hy I'iiii.iuk.m, 1S.V  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  ���������������  PAID UP OAI'JTAL      ....       C2.0O0.0O0 ���������������  MEliT FUND          -          -          -          -          -      SI,600.000 *"3t  DlftE'.TOIfS:  Wii.Mqi.s__x  Maci'Hkkso^, Prcnl'inm;  S..H. Kivixr., V!������* t'rmt<1������*in*. "**2  W. M. Hams.vy, Samum. t-'ivi.KV, Hknky AkchiuaU', J. I*. CLK������n<>nx, x2������  11. .Maiikla.ip Hi.i.sov. _3$  F. Wokki:r-iiiN Tiiumai-, l>ci������-ral M������in*,-,*r. *_J  AKeticraniiinkinBlni5inesstranMi-ii.il      Iiiirn'M. ������ll.i������.ii ,.   i-ui-.tr JJ  fe: '������������������ites. . .1. I). .M-u.-lj 3  JK; Masai*,-*:!*, I;*.;*.'-!, i  i:.-i *J_t  ^_&diii_^iam^^Ui^iumUi^U^4ii^uau;<iuiiuuu^:^:  a���������  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  *_-_!-;. *^U.'J. ��������� .-UJ-H' '-"-*-*-.      -I ���������J-.-I  McKenzie Ave,  BsasBmmsa  P. BURNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  in season.  WHITE     GWILLIM   &   SCOTT  Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public,  -    -  - ��������� -   -   * - Ktc:   - -    - - -    ..       . .   ..  Ti.ble  furuishod  with tbe  choicest  lhi;  iKarker. affords. Bent   \Viiu-s  L*<|iiors and  (Jicars. I-wiipe,   lielit  bedrooms.       ��������� li<ues SI    a    day.  Monthly rate.-.  J. nil ski. Propr..  RATE $1 oo PER DAT  Good accommodation. A. good L-������t  well supplied villi choice wi .������-  liquors and cigars. ,  onse.  Free Bus Meets All >T rain  Brown  & Pool  Proprietors  THE PIONEER LIVERY:  _>it and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  Taj lor Block, M'cKenzle Avenue, Rev-  elstoi>'e Station.  Money   To Loan.  W- -VSTitte,. J. - II- Scott. B.A..  Q. C. I'. L*  B*  F. L. G'wllllm  tfARVEY &._V-'CCARTER  Barristers.  Solicitors,  Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company, funds to loan  at 8 per cent.  Oflices:      Molsons  tSdiik Block.  First Street, Revelstoke t'tatlon. B. C.  J. W." Cross,  OfHci:   Taylor   lilook, Mnckciixic*    Avenue,  KuvelHtolce.  Surueiiii lo ihe 0.1*.It* ,  ll.ui.lli otHi-ur, City of Ilcve n:o e.  Saddle    and     Pack  ulways for hire.  iU.r.-  Freighting   and  Teaming   a  specially.  .Daily .Stage leaves Thomson's  Landing every morning at 7 o'clock  for Trout Lake C'.tv.    For pnrticul.-irs -wvitP  UL.AIU A: UlLOlAN, TiKuwiiN'rf L.v_.*t>uwo  ROBERT  BAMtON  Wood Dealer  and Brayma_v  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest  nntlns       {.nntrnrt*   for   lohhlna   taW������n.  COLONEL  COSBY DEAD  Toronto. May 14.���������Lieutenant Colonel  Cosbv, commanding the 48th. Highlanders, died Saturday evening after  a linserinf; illness, Death was du-s  lo cancer.  ROYAL MINT FOR CANADA  .arquoz  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preachlng services at' 11 a. m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close   of  tho   morning   Bervlcc.   Sab-  --.   .. .,...���������....., ilI1H. oll lI1I5    bath  school and Bible class at 2:30.  top ot his head and ror_..n3 to let in his i Weekly   prayer   meeting   every   V ed-         .... _  .     . nesday  cvening  at 7;30.    The public  are cordially Invited.    Seats free.  IU3V.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  New York, May 14.���������In discussing  the subject of Imperial interests in  London Mr. Isaac N. Fords pays A  tribuie to Canadians. ��������� Ho sr.ya:  **Ir.ii>erial Interests' have take1, the  place of all foreign questions a'.id despatches in the London Journals from  Euronean capitals have tioA. been bo  meagre for many years. Imperialism  is the thins which Interests every  reader, even the s-pn^Ucst details a.re  di?cuss?d such as the establishment, ot  a branch of the* wal mint In Can-jida.  A request la exp-ected from Ot tawa  that Canada shall be placed on terraf  of uiiuality In this respect -with India  \usiralia and South Africa a,Md will  grante-1 at ftneo.  upper story. Mr. D'avIi. retorted by  ���������"ty.nB that he was i.nore bare headed  than Mr. McMullen. but Mr. McMullen  was more bare-f.ac ed. Both had  rooms to let, but y..is (Mr. Bavin's)  were furnished, ".vhile Mr. McMullen's  wero unfurnishf jfl,  Charles A. * Whitehead, of Calgary,  who went I n South Africa with  Strathcona s Horse has sent home his  o-j-rtiilcate < ,f admission into the Ancient Ordr r ot the Sons nt Neptune.  Tho *Bertrjcatl; states that Father Neptune V djted the ship Monteroy and  Initial'���������i Mr- -Whitehead into tlie hidden r jyatertes and secrets of the order,  ther ^y securing him all the privileges  an'������ protection from all s������en and un-  ���������fr.en dangers while in Father Nep-  '.unc.'s domains. It is attested by  CoVonel Steele and Captain Parry,  M/oSter of tire Monterey.  Edmonton Post: Frann_ Hamlin was  arrested on "Wednesday -night charged  with grievous assault on Mary Rose  Daniel. The parli.es live on the flat  and the assault took place during u.  carousal In a tent near the new racetrack. The prisoner ivas brouKht  before Justice Gairdner on Thursday  morning and was commitXd for trial.  Hamlin resist'-ul arrest and .it took  three mfn to put the ha.ndcuffs on  him. When searched at the station  a loaded revolver was found in hln  pocket. These nffpnees -will be made  counts  In  the indlct-m-f-nt.- .   _.  St. Peter's Church  (Anglican)  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, first Sunday in the month);  2:30 Sunday, school, or chiidrens'  tervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy Days���������The Holy  Eucharist Is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 3:15.  E. C.  Paget, D.D., Tastor.  REVELSTOKE  HP WORKS  Blacksuiitlimg, Jobbing,  L-liiiiibing, l'i[H.' Filling,  Tiiismillnng tilieet Iron  Work,    M.-idiiiiery     Lie-  ( anadian  Pacific  Railway  ���������������**  and ���������"  Soo Line  1REC    ROUTE  EAST AND WEST  Kim c*l������������ ������l<-o.-er������ on nil iraliu.. T<o-ist e������r������  !���������������.������������������������ tiiv;������:oV.e dully for. _li. I'nul; TilMCtiyi  :i il Sjtunliiv.i for _Toroi.to;, Tliur������dny������ lor  M'i:nrfal rtnii Homo  pan  I'd.  OKKBTVyTERIAN CHURCH���������Ravc'.BtokP  J" Servico av������r> Sunday nt 11 n.ui. nnd 7:.S0  p.m. Blb'o C.lisu nt 2:30 v m.. to which  nil nre wi'lcome. Prayer imroUutc at tt p.m,  i-^ory Wodntifriiiy. * ���������  REV. T. MENZIES. P'-Jitor.  Mining    Work'  a    Specialty  ������tOBT. GORDON  jb^is.  OATHOI.ir;   CHURCH ��������� Ro vol  Mass   fli*st and third Sundays in  OMAN  ���������AltlSO  .T,.n-.i- f.1 10:33 ������ t>  REV. FATHER THAYEU  SAI.VATTOX AHMT-Mt'Iii  in lliHrkaK oa Front Slro__  cv; rj" nigh'  Undertaking.erA Fmbalxnlsg  DAIiY TRAINS  .(���������lMoke���������nrri ye_.  " leave....  Sjl9.   li'.ive���������  ...Rrrive  To ind trom Kootenay Point*   lo vt���������Ruvelatoke���������arrlTO..  I*. .*������������������  ...17:10  ...l.*.J)  ..ie;-t8  Tickets Inued andbagsace checked through  to deattnalion  Cheap Rates  to lhe  Old Country  P. Howson & Co.,  UACKKNZIK   iVK.  Ratall T������*������I<N^ In  Foni'ti ������.  hur lull fantculan ���������r������_f5~IUner'r*������l_srfcad-fOT���������  coj.Ica; of| C. P. II. pablieatlors, addrc.i nearea  local>gent or  T. W. BSADSIIAW,  Agent, Iw_\e'_to������e.  W. 7. Andciioo, Travelling Paisenger Aiten  Kelson, B. C.  *-.   .7    Co-rle,   A'sUtan     0.antral    PASiaa'.-at  A_ent, Vnr.co������v-������r, B. C. ,.&!__+������������,.,*...'*4'T_"_*rt.*iV~.���������..r.'4*-'^.*-~"^W^  :-:.-"���������*:-"-'.'.'. ������������������-~.-v-*.*>---;:*r:'-~:__._..*���������������;_.:._**:,.  1-1-  **M^**-i-W*4-*i***H*-*_*-t������-i-**l***l**-i **** ;  coming on  ���������v.: _���������_*.&___.  >*.���������...-���������-. .!��������������������������� -ii'i.il.I :.i'*.rt n imilc an.I  i*.*..*.-.:; i.iri-:-:*. On:* ������������������>! Ike vs-rj* I'.-.,  '.'.*.   i-** :.-r in'..*-  M'/iS-iii   I.-   a  ^j-.-ci"'l:*  S4R3AP4RILLA  tniv.Ie lor our. ..-Iw.^.  Il r������'Mil������ :.>r {1 ;.er   tottlu and  v*"'.  il.i  fr  fr  fr  fr  OJuHtesAytlyfU  n.or*-'   .; ...  ItlevlKlllCs  limn    so.  f*un*i;r  Sold onlvat tlie....  CANADA DRUG & BOOK. (_0.  McKenzie Ave.    -    Revelstoke Station  * ++4"W������W-1-f **���������**���������+���������!-**+****���������*.  P. H. TRUDGEON.  ...E__E_*TRiOAL SUPPLIES,  ...CALL BELLS,  ...ANNUNCIATORS,  ...BATTERIES.  ...MEDICAL BATTERIES, Etc.   .������������������_COWAN BLOCK.  m^u^  V-   ���������**$$?*  WE   IRISHMAN'S TESTIMONY  him  Local and General  News  \V. P. Pool left on a trip lo Calgary  on Wednesday morning.  _ 1. Grady, of Silverton, has spent n  fowdnys iii town this wetik.  E. Cory Mi-nlienick, of Camhorne,  lins liven'a visitor in town this week.  Frank Carson, C. P. R. eiiRineei* is  vrectinR a handsome residence on  feennd street, eust.  Phillip J. Annett. of Watford. Out.,  was drowned in Kootenay lake at  Ntrlson, on Saturday.  D. Jenkins, shoemaker, second  street, retiirned on Wednesday from  Victoria, much improved in liealh.  ���������Remember the reduced prices for  photos at. Gould's photo studio, next to  !_,. A. Fietz' lusiaoncii. A few days  longer only for reduced pi-ices.  The patriotic evening in the Ep-  worth League next Monday ni^ht will  con������ist of patriotic songs, recitations  ai d addresses.     Every   patriot   wel-  I Cult.  The different commit tees in cliaipe  of the 24th of May celebrations are  making progress, and a grand Patriotic day of games, speeches, etc., will  Vie the order,  Archdeacon Pentreath will spend  Sunday in Revelstoke, preaching at  St. Peter's church- morning and evening. The Sons of England will attend  the evening service.  H. B. Brown's new block is just  about completed, and presents a handsome appearance nnd a credit to t.he  city. Mr. Brown will open his tobacco  and cigar store tomorrow.  The Golden football team owing to  other arrangements will not be with  ns on the 2_th of May. The Tiout  Lake team want furl her inducements  lo come here, claiming that a $50  puise is not sufficient.  D.G. McNeill, malinger of the Silver  Cup iiiiiie.-Lardeati, is in the city on  business with the head ottice here.  An exceedingly rich strike of gold ore  win recently made on the ' Cup a report of which will appear later.  General Supt. Marpole. and lioht.  Kerr, general freight and passenger  agent of the C. P. li. went smith on  Monday morning ou a tour of the  Kootenay country. At Nelson tlmy i  will be joined by Vice. President Mi"-  JMicoll.  Charles Wilson, the Conservative  leader, is meeting with grand receptions at the different points throughout the lower- Fraser river district,  where he is addressing meetings in the  inteiests ot the Conservative candidates this week.  Services al St. Peter's church on  Sunday next, fifth after Easter, will  be as usual. Ven. Archdeacon of  Columbia, will preach both at morning pi aver and evening. The Sods of  England will attend the evening  service as a lodge.  A well worded anti-mongclian  petition has been received in the easily Capt. Taylor from Vancouver, with  the request that be obtain signatures  for it here. It is addressed to the  Governor-General. The      petition  should be largely signed,  R. Tapping has received a letter  fiom W. J. Law. dated Honolulu,  April 3, saying that, they have just got  out of quarantine, where ihey have  been kept, ever since landing nn the  island. Thev are all well and intend  _Jj^_Jif_________.home_this nionth.,  Ensign Staiger, of thu Salvation  Army will give an interesting ster-  opticon service at the barracks at S  p. in. on Saturday. May 10th. The  fervice consists of over 100 views.  Special services will be held all day  next Sunday.  The Italian Lent-trdn. who attempted  to commit suicide by cutting his throat  a _hoit tinieago and who" has made  several attempts lo tear the wound  open since, while in the hospital, was  t.ikvn to the Westminster asylum on  Wednesday by R. A. Blnckinore.  Among the passengers from the  vev-l'. yesterday was Sir Ernest  Sutow, "the Blitish ariibas������adnr to  Japan, going home nn furlough.  Speaking to the Colonist he declared  that the talk of war betweii Russia  and Japan i������ all nonsense and that  there is no sign at all of hostilities.  ���������We have no cut in prices to offer  you. but photographs which >ive  unsurpassed in B.C.; tip-to date back  grounds and a new line nf mounts.  Snidios: Valicinvei-, Revelstoke and  Sandon. 1-5. C. R. H. Trm-mnri &. Co.'s  presentvisit.will be until 2S)lli of May.  Hon. Joseph Martin's:., eampnigti  speeches should be headed, "An Kx  tended Account of i.he Quarrels Which  Mr. Mai-tin Has Had. as Related hy  Himself." His platform is so full of  hPif-glorification that it seems as  ���������egotistical' as the dress parade, of a  peacock.���������Rossland Miner.  The Italian. Joe Bruno, whose  throat was cut. last Sunday night, as  lie claims by his partner, "F. Wollatl,  is doing favorably. He had over S115  in his clothes at the. time. He and  Wollatt had only arrived the evening  before from Greenwood. They are  both i ailway section hands.  ���������Will the gp.ntleman of good looks  and good clothes who sat in Revelstoke street car Monday evening with  light overcoat thrown over his knee  bearing label marked J. B. pressman,  please address young lady who sat  next to him care of general deli very  as Miss McMicken Do you see the  point, it's in our favor. J.B.Cressman  for your clothes.  3oes'nt   love   England   but   give  English Laws and Justice.  Tlu;   following   is   clipped from the  Providence (Ii. I.) Sunday Journal:  To the Editor: I landed in this  country last week, having come from  Cape Town. South Africa. I came by  the way of Liverpool, England, lleiir-  t.hiiL the Irish, my own coiintiymeii.  are raising .money for the Boers in  Providence and vicinity, I desire, to  make a few facts known to them,  through your paper, if you will kindly  let me, ��������� '     ' .'"���������':  I have lived in the Transvaal eight,  years, and I know a few facts about  the Boers, In the first place���������do they  know that an Irishman or any other  man never gets justice from a, Boer in  any court of law iu the Transvaal ? I  will give $1,00*0 to uny man who will  prove that they did within llie lust  five years.  1 will give you a type of the justice:  In 1S05 I was working in Johannesburg. 1 was working in the De Beers  mines, which were owned by Charles.  Rhodes, an Englishman, and Mr. Belt,  a German. At that'time there were  about 30 Irishmen working in tlie  mines.  That year a law was put in force  whereby all children had to go to the  Boer school, and all had to learn  Dutch, Next door to me there lived  a man by the name of Patrick Fahey,  who had three children, two hoys and  a girl. The girl was about 12 and the  boys were younger, so he sent them to  school, and one day, because the girl  could not learn the Dutch, the teacher  struck liet on the head, and through  that blow she went into convulsions  and died. 31 r. Fahey had the teacher  arrested, but he was let oil as the  teacher was a Boe.r. So 31 r. Fahey  would not, let liis hoys go to school  after that. So the Boer police came  to arrest himi.and because he would  not go with them they shot him before  the eyes of his poor wife. He lived  about two hours after lie was shot.  31yself and Mike Carroll went and got  the priest, but'the Boer police would  not let him into the house. This occurred on the 14th day of October.  1805. We called a. meeting nf all the  miners, both Irish, English and Scotch  and we subscribed and got a wood  coffin and buried him decently. We  decided also In let* the English governor at Cape Town know the facts of  the case. So we, did. He sent two  men to investigate it, but through  that 20 of the miners were sent out of  the. country, and all the property,  furniture, and such like the Boers confiscated. Weiliat stayed got togelber  ������11* and sent Mrs Fahey and her  children back lo Ireland.  I can tell you 20 cases similar to the  above, but I think that will be enough  to let you see what the Boers are. I  don't love England ; but I say, give me  English laws as they are in Natal,  where every man has equal lights.  That is what England is fighting for.  There are over 10.000 Irish volunteers  in Natal alone, and we. will fight to  the death to down the cruel B-mrs.  and I appeal lo all Irishmen to .help  the widows and orphans of the Irish  soldiers who fell in battle. I have  come here on a little business, and I  aiTrgiiih"gJt"o~C'ipe~Towii-iiext^w-eek-i(*i  fight the Boers and avenge poor Pat.  Fahey., So, at the last, I say, God  bless old Ireland and her soldiers, who  are lighting for a good and just cause.  Daniel Mai-ley.  BB___S_r_H������_____  Large  Consignment  Just Arrived  INCLUDING  Carriage Sponges  25c to 75c  Wool Sp3ng.es.. 10c to 75c  Mediterranean Sponges  10c to $1.50  Manruka Sponges  $1.50 to $5.00  DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK.  McKenzie Ave  rp  IE TLA  ''&***&  ���������) ���������)  THE LEADING STORE takes great pleasure in  announcing the arrival of one of the largest and mo-t  select ranges of  LADIES' FOOTWEAR  Ever Shown in the Interior.  Celebration  At the City of Revelstoke  Queen's Birthday!  flAY 24th, 1900.  $500 in Prizes  FOOTBALL,  BICYCLE RACES.  CALEDONIAN GAMES,  PATRIOTIC SPEECHES,  GRAND STREET PARADE.  Revelstoke Citv Hand in attendance    .   .   .  These goods are from New York murk eta and are  sure to meet the requirements of those desiring an exquisitely dainty, exceedingly stylish, yet durable urticle.  SHORTLY TO ARRIVE..  ���������mm^.ttiw'*. '.V.  Dress Muslins, Bucks, Prints, Etc.  OUR LINE OF LADIES' COSTUME CLOTHS IS SECOND  TO NONE IN THE CITY.  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  _9  McKenzie  Avenue.  THE. LATEST WAR HEWS  Is riot in il' with our pi-ici-H on  '    WATCHES AND CLOCKS  CALL AND SEE  arDer, Jeweller,  THE   FRED    ROBINSON    LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  On and itfU-r (.his date our prices foi* Gut Fiii'ivooil will  be  ns   follows:���������  ' SI 00 Per Cord at Mill  . 82.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH.  FRED ROBINSON.  Managing Dii-ector.  r\  To conclude In the evening with a  BAND CONCERT & BALL  T.  B.  KILPATRICK.  Chairman.  R. CAMPBELL. Secretary.  ie ramous- trow s  Leave your orders.at my office on McKenzie Ave.  $7.50 a ton.  Delivered from the cars.  Ter/r.s:   Cusli with tinier.  -  ���������I.nrita nml Well Lli.-iucd  Sample Knf.iu-,.'   ...  Heated by Hot Air find Electric  Hulls and Light in every room  Free lins Meets All Trains  Itessoimbl.j Utiles    GOD  SAVE THE QUEEN  ���������*.-.- THE .LATEST .DEAS IX  ^HOTSL  YIOTOBIAj���������  JOHN V. PERKS, Pkophietou.  _*t*i_.'ht  Grill r"..uu --. '-���������.nnec.tioii for the Convenience of r.uests  Suitiiigs  Overcoati 11ms  v;;gfeS^  NEWEST AND BEST  CALL AND SEE THEM.gl  The haul assortiuont In the City.  M. K. LAWSON,  Mackenzie Ave.  SST2'  Baker  AND  Confectioner  Bread - Delivered - Daily  CALL AND INSPECT OUP. STOCK OF .  NEW  GROCERIES  *tt*M-+*M-|".'M.*+^W-4-1.***1-***  fr  fr  fr  fr  *  fr  fr  fr  fr  Tobaccos. Pipes, Cigars, Etc.  Scientific Works on Mining, Etc.,  Minerals, Mines and Mining by Osborn  I'rosiiectiiif!,    Locating   and    Valuing  Mines���������by Stretch.  II amllionk of Uncles���������by Kemp.  Prospecting for   Cold   and   Silver-  Crake.  Stamp Milling of Gold Ores���������by Hicknril  Ued Rose Decree meets second aud fourth  Frldavs of each month;  White Rose Degree  meats lirst Friday of each month, Ih Oddfollowu'  Hall,   Visiting brethren welcome.  WM. MATHERS, T. E. L. TAYLOR,  Secretary. President.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE  No. 1658.  tegular meetings are held In the  Oddfellow's Hull on the Third Friday 01' each month, at 8 p.m sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  Court  Mt. Begbie  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets in the Oddfellows'Hall,on the second  mid fourth Mondays of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to attend.  K.D.J.O. JOHNSON", C. W.MlTCHF.LL.  Chief Knugcr. Uee.-Scc.  _TI_MIE   TABLE.  STEAMSHIP   ���������'LARDEAU"  -*.*--J..*f"*H. ********************  Commencing May 1st, 1900, Steamers will run  as follows:    (weather permitting)  CKp-I.eaving    Arrowhead   twice    dally    lor  Comapllx and Thomson's Landing    at 10 o'clock and Kt o'clock  dp-Leaving Thomson's Landing for  Arrowhead twice dully at":30 and 13 o'clock  Making   close  connections with  all C. P. R.  trains and steamers.  The owners reserve the right to change  times of sailings without notice.  FRED. ROBINSON,  Manager.*    ,  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven years  at  Mnrfa   Works,  Swansea.     17   years  Chief  Chemist   to Wigan Coal and  Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late I'liemist and Assavcr, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined una reported upon.  ,, Revelstoke, B.C.  G. P. R   WATI. LI  INSPECTOR*  A Large Ranpe of Imported Woolens to  :,; ,     '   * ;" select from  MR. MARTIN'S RAILROAD.  For the Benefit of Vancouver, and  Against Kootenay.  PriMiiier Mai-Lin would cniep nil Lhe  business uf the pioviiiL*.** ;it Viuh:iuivei",  the tusvti in which ln> h;is his ln'w  ofiico. He v/nulil liuihl ;i i-.iilrond wil.li  the pyiiplij'.s intiiiL-v thai would divi-il  all trndi' fnml Kniilfiiiiy i.d tin* (,<i:iM.  Hi; would hiivi- 110 livnls niihi-r in  cnimiiurce or politir.. V;un-ot.ivev  must, he tho coiiiiiiiTc-ial <*imi .it, und  all politic.-il power must he renU'ed in  Joseph M-u-titi of Vancouver. The  people of Kootenay Have..' HHplratioiis,  hoi li politically and toiiiiiieicially,  and they will see Lo it thai, no candidate that, stipports Joseph Martin will  he elected Lo the legislative n>Meinl)ly  from either one of .(.hf 'six riilinjj nf  East and West Kootenay.���������.Nelson  Trihnne.  Take Notice 1  FOR IMMEDIATE SALE-Some  useful Furniture, Crockery, Stoves,  Quaker Vapor Bath, etc. Can be seen  at Mi-s. Corbett's residence. First-  street, fourth house from Imperial  Bank.  Rossland's Opposition Candidate. ;  Badly as our affair, are ioanaiied we  are not. obliged l.o go across a continent and an ocean for the fcnod.ni-  bad opinion of anyone, but. if it coniea  to us unholirit.i.'il we shall do well, to  listen says the .Miner, rind if sound and  timely, asl.he following is. we shall do  better Io heed. U is from The (*>oltl:  fields Gazette, London: '* Ve are  lilad to note that tbe desire so ofter  expressed, that the Hon., H, Mnc-kin  tosh should enter the political arenn.  will now be realised. Capable, experienced men of undoubted integrity,  like Mr. 'Mackintosh, who would ri������e  above the pettiness whicli now marks  so ninny of the members of the Leeis  lature, have loiitf been much needed  for the Provincial Palliainei^t. and  now that he. has consented to stand  for Rossland, that, '.city'and British  Columbia are, indeed, to he congratulated."'  A Queen's Birthday Lunch.  The Ladies of Si. Peter's Parish will  serve Refreshments with Tea and  Lemonade, from 12 to 2 on the twenty  fourth, in aid of the completion of the  bell tower. ,  JvB  Cressman.  Ciaf~Ahlin & Co.'s Old Stand:  THE/..,.....  CITY EXPRESS  E. W. B..PACET, Prop.  any part of t  livery ol  ho city,  Any Kind of Transferrin?  Undertaken  All orders left at 'R.-'M. Sinvtlio's Tohnci-o  ?tnrc. or by Tnioilione No. T-j_ej will receive  prompt attention.:  .1.**************.^*****.$***  ���������_���������  '. ... ' ' ���������'*  A LOOAL INDUSTRY...*..  .  ....... OF PUBLIC! BENEFIT'  THE REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY..      .  ;_IS BOTH  The Proprietor requests your  patronage; on the above, facts*.  First Class Machinery and  First, Class White Help, ensures Firs! Class Work. A  tiial ruder is solicited from  outside, points, or from residents of Revelstoke who are  not already on' our list "of  patrons.  Is sometimes wrapped in 11 small bottle,  and often the door lias been olosed-'on  death hv nsiiiRlo bottle of lnuilieino';  Isn't it important, therefore, with such  serious matters, to be sure of your  druggist ?  We prirle ourselves on tho quality of  ourdruijs, anil the careful way in which  we prepare our medicines.  To be tr.nly accurate in compounding  medicines is mora than weights and  measures.  FIELD & BEWS  PHARMACISTS,  SECOND STREET.  YOUR .  Now is the time to call and arrange  for 11 SPltlN'ft SUIT nml 1111 (KEUCOAT  ���������Splendid line of .Suitings, Newest  Fashion Plates, good workmanship.  i.S. WILSON  Next the McCatty,,Block.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Dirds, Animals, Etc., preserved  and mounted.  TIIIKD STREBT, EAST OF SCHOOI_IIOU8E  Jas. I. X^oodrow  UTGHER  Retail Dealer-m���������  Beef, Pork',  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Seaso^....  All orders promptly' filled.  4*l.*i'*l*-*t't-i.-i*'l**l**i.*4:*l.-V-t*i'*l**t*i.-i*-J-*i.4:*i.4-*i.  I Geo. S. Hogan J  jj Proprietor. 0  I TELEPHONE NO. 43. ?  (������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������@������#������*i  |._LOTS';FR0_������1'$850:  : "��������� :--<m<.-.EASY. /TERMS--;  w>  w>  w>  II' Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  f:R.H.;MM"NS,  m  ������|  W  IP fl  n  Subssribs M to Herald  We Repair   WATCHES  CLOCKS,  , anU all kinds ai Jewellery  If the work is not satisfactory we  refund your money.  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK  and stand by our guarantee.  We Mho carry a pood line of Watches  and .JtiwelUTy, wliich wc,dispose of at  moderate prices.  E.M. ALLUM,-1  The Loading  Watchmaker and Jeweler.  First Street, next door to Herald ollice.  :4.^,^������{.4f.cf.^.^.^.^.^.^.^.^..|.^,^.^.;,.*;..;,,j.^,^.^.{.  Paints,    Oils,  Glass  Our delayed stock of the above has just  arrived and wo havo much pleasure in  placing: bciore the Kevelstoke public a  list of the goods wc are now prepared to  supply them at reasonable prjees.  I llolled and Raw Oil, Turpentine, Coal,  Tar, Varnishes in three grades.  Colors ground in Oil, Japan or Dry.   .  Cold Water Kalsomiiic in every shade.  Whiting, Plaster and Portland Cement  Ooods guaranteed to he of best quality  I and all from best makers.  I Starret's Mechanics Tools for Sale  -W. Bi Lawrence  I Hardware. Tinware. Stoves.  Paints. Oils and Glass.  -Agent for Hamilton Powder Co.  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 86.  Savage Bros.  Second Street  VV E hereby notify the smoking  public that the Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members' ol  the Union to work in our Factory,  and UNION CIGAR MAKERS" are  now at work with' us.  y<������$._������i_,_^ ��������� Coi&f  ^������G-y'o  THOS. LEE."Pioprii'tor.  Cleanliness  Is Next to Godliness-. . .  IT ynu wniit. your scavengering  work donis in 11' clt>iin arid eco-  nonik'ul way send 11 card to '  F. SAUNDERS,  revelstokestation:-  NOTICE .  Notice is hereby given to purchasers of lots  in Mod: *'A," Town of Kevelstoke, otherwise  known as the "MaruTownsitc Property," that  all instalments ou account of purchase are to  he paid to John I). Sibbald, Mara Townsite  Agent, and to no other person.  J. A.MAUA',      -' ���������  IN    THE    SUPKEMR   COURT   OF    BRITISH  COLUMBIA. *.  In the matter of Thomas Richardson, deceased.  ���������    and  In the matter ol the "Oliicial Administrator*'  Act."  Dated ninth day of March, A.D., 1000.  Upon reading the affidavits ot Alexander  Mi'Kae, Walter Scott aud George S. MeCarter,  it is ordered that James Ferguson Armstrong,  Ofilcial Administrator for the County Court  District of Kootenay, shall be Administrator of  all and singular the goods,chattels and credits  of Thomas Kichai*d������oii, deceased, and that this  order bu published In the Kkvei-stoke Hkrald  newspaper for one month.  [Signed]    A. J. McCOLL,  All persons having claims against the above  named deceased arc required to send in par~  tietilars ol their claims, duly, verified, to .1. F.  Armstrong, Fort Steele, the Administrator,  within one mouth from this date, after which  lime thc said administrator will* proceed to  distribute the estate among those persons of  whose claims he shall then have notice a-nd  said administrator will not be responsible to  any creditor of whose claim Vie shall not havo  had notice at the time of such distribution.  Dated this 22nd day of March 19011.  -   ���������  GEO.S McCARTEH,  Solicitor for the Administrator.  -"Family Grocers   SAVAGE BROSriieg to inform the   public  ... and their patrons that they- have added a  ....choice line of FPKSU GROCERIES to their  ... stock, and are prepared  to Bell at close  ...figures for cash.  We still handle  FEED AND FARM PRODUCE  For Rent.  A fine new nine-roomed house with all  modern improvements, complete In every  detail, having fine bath, closet and bowl,  l>c*-iUes numerous fine clothes closets, pantry,  etc.. and a fine cellar separate fro ���������! the  lurnace cellar, centrallv located. Apply at  IlKltALDofllce. " '  Notice of Sheriff's Sale  All Purchases delivered free of Charge.  "    Fresh supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention.  Prompt delivery  UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of n warrant of  execution issued out of the Supreme Court  of British Columbia and directed to the.  Sheriff of North Kootenay In a certain action  wherein H. V. Smith ond others are plaintiffs,  and George W. Beach and William Crosbie arc*  defendants. 1 have this day seized and taken  in execution all the interest of the defendant  William Crosbie In those ;certaln -mineral-.  c!ai.ns known and recorded as the Standard,  Monitor. Black Bear, criterion, -Contractor,.  Iron Hill and Iron Chest mineral claims  situate in the Big Bend district of the Revel-,  stoke mining division of West Kootenav, and!  I will on Wednesday, the 23rd day o. May,.  1900. at the hour of two o'clock ln thc afternoon, at the Court House, Revelstoke, sffcr.for.-  sile publicly all the interest of the: saidc-  .William Crosbie'in llie paid mineral claim's to.  satisfy tbe said execution.  Dated this 10th dav of Mav, 1900.  JAMES TAYi.(_R,  T'eptity to thc Sheriff of North Kooleun?-  ^8

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