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Array ���������I >  V-'-'    'AAJX/M.:  ��������� i  u/  -ZSSTJ-E3.D   T^VIOE-,ur___.--W-_E3E!IC ��������� _rXTES3Djft_."SrS   JL2STJD   _F,_E^I_D^_.1TS-  Vol. IV.    No. 81  REVELSTOKE, B.C.. TUESDAY,  JUNE 26, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  11  I  1  fi  ll  i  'ti  Parasols   AND   Umbrellas  We are now opening :i choice  lino of Umbrellas and Parasols���������newest and prettiest  selection in the City.  CHII.UI-KSS- nt   35C���������$1.50  LADIES'at   S1.25S8   U  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 hose is the very  latest idea in these goods.  The legs are cotton and the  feet natural wool. They absorb the porspiraiion 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.  '  -  Spring  Neckwear  The late.-t Spring Novelties  in Neckties are now on view  in our store. If you want  something neat and fashionable come and inspect our  stock of these goods.  T  ���������it  I  Carpet .  bale. ������������������������  Our great drive in Carpets  still continues���������25 per cent,  discount: Money saved is  money made. By buying  our^Carpets^you^can- make"  some.  TO OPEN UP THE BIG BEND  Thu chief factor to which lievelstoke  has to look for progress and prosperity  in thu fill uie i.s the development of  the Big Bend district. For Years in  spite of the dil.ieulties coufionting  thetn in the lack of any other means  of communication beside it pack trail  our own citizens have Iithoreil towards  this end. In Ground Hog basin, in the  placer gravels of Coldstream and its  tributaries, on Keystone mountain,  Carncs and Laformu Creek, and in the  Standard Basin a lot of honest, hard  work has heen done hy local mining  inun to devulopu the mineral resources  of the district, undeterred hy the  t-noiiiiotis expense of transportation  and thu' hardships and dangers of  existence among the lofty and rugged  iiiount'iins, which compose the chiif  feature of the landscape of the  country.  These efforts have heen supplemented by a continuous, though perhaps  somewhat spasmodic effort, on tho  part of the business men and public-  spirited citizens of Ruvt'lstoke to get  some measure adopted by which the  diflicullics and expense of transput latum in this region might he lightened.  During the la.->t two years of political  agitation and business depression in  Kootenay it has been impossible to  make these efforts effectual. This  dreary epoch is now fortunately at tin  end and with the prospect of ;t strong  and stable administration in power at  Victoiia, our hopes of development  and prosperity naturally revive. The  Hek.vld urges upon nil the citizens of  Revelstoke to take this opportunity to  make one more effort, and this time a  single minded and united effort, to  induce the government to help us out  in opening up the mineral resources  of the Big Bend to Ihe outside world.  There are three requirements lo this  end, towards each ' of which government aid U1113- he legitimately asked  and given.  HOUSE  FURNISHINGS  In Wall Paper we are offering special inducements this  spring in the way of low  prices. We have a big stock  to select * from ar d those  needing Wall Paper will  find it to their advantage to  inspect our line and get our  prices before purchasing elsewhere. Our Window shades  and curtain poles are new  and artistic.  Groceries  We are always on the top in  this line; being the heaviest  purchasers we can afford the  choicest goods at the lowest I  prices.  AT DEPARTMENTAL STORE  AN IMPORTANT OCCASION  ..IN MILLINERY..  At this Store all goods must be Fold in their season.    In fact we insist on closing out  One necessary step towards the  development of the Big Bend is a visit  of the provincial mineralogist to the  district. A description by expert and  official .���������iiit.hni-il.yYitilhe character 'of  the foundation and surface indications  of the country would lie an immense  aid to its exploration and prospecting  and would furnii.li 'to the outside  public for the lirst time a clear and  reliable statement of its possibilities.  The district is not half prospected.  From Coldstream to the mouth of  Canoe river il has hardly been touched  and yet between these points ��������� the  nature of the limestone foi million is  sucil as experience in other parts of  Kootenay has proved to be an almost  infallible indication of large deposits  of galena. Any reliable scientific ir.-  forination on such it point as this,  wliich the provincial mineralogist  could furnish would be of great assistance and value.  RAM LAL'S TEA as a Pack-ige Tea  cannot be beat. It has no equal ln the  Market, as a sample package will convince all lovers of good Tea.  C. B. Hume & Co.  Another factor, whicli is of vital  importance to the attainment of lhe  desired result would be the placing of  a steamboat on the river. It has been  suggested that a bonus from the provincial government might legitimately  be   asked   in   aid   of  this   project,  a  StiR^'stion't'irwlTich our member has  expressed himself as favorable, and  which he will if urged no doubt take  up vigorously. The third method liy  whicli the government could greatly  assist the development of the district  is by the construction of a waggon  road as far at all events as Laporte, ns  1111 auxiliary and feeder to the waterway of the river. ' This idea is one  which meets with in uch favor among  mining men interested in the district  and is one which Revelstoke people  should take up and further hy every  means in their power. The Herald  intends to publish at an early date  interviews with prominent Big Bend  mining men as to the feit6ibility and  advantages of this scheme and in the  meanwhile recommends - it to the  consideration of the puhlic spirited  residents of the city and district.  Gun Club Shoot  The weekly shoot held at the club  grounds on Saturday lust resulted as  follows :  C. S. Skene 15  J.G. Barber '....13  K. D, Johnson 13  A.J. .McDonald 11  A. McRae 11  H. A. Brown 11  \V. M. Lawrence  7  25 birds; unknown traps.  Great Western Mountain.  The Imperial group owned by C; E.  Bailey is showing up remarkably  .well. Jack Nelson, who has just  completed the work of driving 20 feet  of tunnel and1 open cuts says the lead,  which is 6 feet in width, shows -iinelus  of solid galena and t.he balance good  concentrating ore. On the Tober  Moray n claim adjoining the Imperial  lo the southwest, and owned by AI. C.  McLean, the' lead shows up as strong  as ever. The work on this claim consists of about IS feet of an open cut on  the lend. These properties are located  on Great Western mountain on the  Nnrthe.-i-.t Arm.  many lines long belore the season is ended, which is emphatically true ot our  Millinery. That's why we inaugurate a Clearance Sale of our Untrimmed and  Ready-to-Wear Hats which we aro going to let go at half price and less. Every  Hat is perfect and ofthe latest New York Styles. The hats are suitable for Summer  ond include styles and sizes for Ladies Misses and Children.  On Wednesday morning  the first lot go on Sale at this rate.  >  White and Colored Rustic and Smooth Sailors���������Misses' and Children's Hats,  all colors and a biff variety   of Styles���������Ready* to Wear Hats  in  different  Styles.   WEDNESDAY   MORNING YOUR CHOICE FOR   .This is the chance of a lifetime to buy at such remarkable small prices,  and no woman within reach of *his Store should miss it. Come Wednesday  if you can and watch this column of announcements.  50C  A Shirt Waist Sale  Very special prices on these very  attractive Shirt Waists. They are  every one the most correct cut and  patterns of the season's styles, and  all in beautiful colorings, stripes  and .plaids, a kind that will delight  those who come early enough to  choose from the assortment before  tbey are all disposed of  Two dozen fine Cambric and Percale Shirt  Waists, French luck, full front, fancy stripes  and colors. Regular $1.50.   Wednesday.$1.00  Two dozen Muslin and Cambric Shirt Waists  in plaids and colors. Regular $1.25 and $1.  Wednesday '. ���������"���������: 35e  Some Silks  for Saturday  They will cost you much less than   thpy  worth.- AVill vou come to share in them.  Choice of  Ladies' Costumes  Up to $17 for 12.50���������,  Your c hoice. of I be remainder of those swell  Sample Suits, Homespun material, made in  Eton tight fitting and fly front styles. Every  garment is specially well tailored. These  '���������uits are unquestionably- the grandest  o ipoitutiity of tho season. Wednesdav your  cnuie-e '  $1250  I $6 50 Bicycle  " Skirts $5.25  Bicycle Skirt Material, in light and medium,  tan and brown mixtures. RegnWr $6.50���������  Wednesday $5.25  Fancy summer  Hosiery  HOW DOES YOUR TASTE RUN  We have an almost exatistless variety of the  very prettiest colorings anil effects you  could imagine. "All kinds of fancy patterns  and Lace work and the prices nre from 25c to  75c. a pair. Some beautiful ones in black  and colored stripes���������will suit those who  admire a particularly lovely stocking.  OO  Corset Vests  and White Goods  We may reasonably expect busy sales in tho  Underwear Department on Saturday with  such low prices as these to attract shoppers.  Ladies' Corsets, fine Summer netting, long  and medium waists, 5 hook clasp, in white.  Wednesday 70c  Ladies Vests, fine ribbed Swiss, in colors.  White and- Ecru, short slci-ves, neatly  trimmed with .Silk Ribbon. Regular price  20c and 25c. Wednesday 2 for. 25c  Ladies'Corset Covers, trimmed with Lace���������  All sizes. Wednesday for  . 25c  Heavy    Cotton.     neatly  Wednesday 75c  Ladies'     Gowns,  trimmed with lace.  e~x>  r-p  00  June the Great  Wash Month  -1 f        __ i  -The present month is 011 record as  the greatest of the yeaxv  for   Wash  Goods selling.     Already  we  have  hud   increased   business,   but   wc  have planned for still larger,  and  Wednesday's programme offers the  values that will do it.  350 Yards Fancy Striped Piques, white  grounds, with blue, pink and navy stripes���������  a splendid firm (|ualily for blouse or skirt.  Reguhi r 25c.     W ed nesdtty If c  250 Yards Extra Fine Scotch Gingham, Ifirin  qualities, reliable' washing goods, regular 18  20 and 25c.     Wednesday 15c  150 Yards White Tucked  Apron  Lawn. 36.  inches  wide,   good  quality.    Regular 20c.  Wednesday  I5c  Trunks  and.Bags,  We are. making special prices on Trunksand  Travelling Bags. Weclneodav morning the  new prices take effect.  Umbrellas  On Sale Saturday  Ladies' 23 inch. Silk and Linen Umbrellas,  Steel Rod and Paragon Frrme, Fancy  Handles.      Wednesday .' $1.23  The High Water  The sudden rise of the river at the  end of last week came with unexpected rapidity. On Friday the water hud  covered the Arrowhead track in places  to such depth lhat the train'did not  leave in the morning and in the evening about half past ten the Rossland  made her first trip up to Revelstoke,  landing her passengers and cargo just  below the railway bridge. The Kootenay followed suit on Saturday. The  appearance of these beautiful river  steamers of the C. P. R. fleet, with  their gleaming white sides, glittering  port holes ami weird electric scutch  lights was extremely beautiful as they  passed along the river under the town.  The highest point of water was touched on Saturday, coming a few inches  of the level of the great flood of'01.  The Illecillewaet. wns five feet higher  .it the dam on Friday than it has been  since the Revelstoke Water, Power  and Light Co, established their plant  there, but it dropped after that. The  (linn stood the enormous pressure  well. The new bridge across the  Illecillewaet also escaped unscathed.  The waters covered part of Sain  Crowle's,property across the Illecillewaet. Fred Fraser's garden across the  railway bridge was flooded and S.  Smith, who bought the Hetherington  farm, had to leave the house, with his  family and belongings, as the waters  were all round it and the banks of the  river were caving in.Theriversubsided  somewhat on Sunday hut rose again  during the night and np to date was  still at a. high level.  At the foot of the canyon of the  Columbia the scene was one of indescribable savage beauty and  grandeur. The dull and boiling flood  heaped up in the centre from its  compression in the narrow gorge,  suddenly shot through into the wider  valley expanding as it raced along into  great waves of tossing and angry  water. It wns a sight, which once  seen could never be forgotton.  The Trebelli Concert  Only a .-.mall house was present last-  night at the Song Recital   given   bv'  Aldlle Antoinette Trebelli. assisted  by  Mr. Eugene  Berns,  pianist,  and Mr.-  Archie  Matthews,   violinist.    This   is-  greatly to be regretted as the perfor-'  maiice was one of   a   kind   to   which  Revelstoke has not often  an  oppnitu--  nity of listening.   Mddle Trebelli' is 11  vocalist   of   (list   class   rank and her'  rendering of   her numbers   gave   the'  greatest delight to all  lovers of good,  music present.   Her operatic selection  from Traviata was very effective,  her'  simpler songs and ballads were render-'  ed with exquisite   taste   and   feeling:  especially pleasing heing the beautiful'.  Norwegian song  "Solveig's Lied" and'  hersingingof Bizet's difficult Taran-  telle and   Tosti's Spring was  perfect.  As  a closing   encore' Mdlle.  Trebelli'  shewed Iier marvellous control  of her'  voice   in   a   French   laughing    sonK.-  which fairly brought down the house'  and throughout the evening her audience,  though small gave her a hearty  reception on each appearance. Eugene'  Berns, the pianist, shewed himself  a  finished master of his   instrument   in>  his two numbers.    Archie Matthews,-  our  own    talented  young   violinist's  n.imber    was   received   with ruptur-*-  ous applause and nothing but  an   encore   would   satisfy tbe   crowd.   His  performance    was    greatly    enjoyed,  although  his  selections   were  rather-  more severely classical than usnal.  The Hkrald regrets that the enter'-"  prising beneficiaries Dr. Cross and J. *  Taylor met- with so poor a recognition"  of their efforts to give Revelstoke a-'  chance of attending a first class cop-  cert.  County Court  (Ilofore Judge Forin)  The docket of the county court hel  here on the 20th, was unavoidahly  held over from our last issue. The  most interesting cases are g.i.ven below:  ^Hi'iig v. French Creek Mining Co.���������  Enlarged. Order for commission to  take evidence of both parties. Mc-'  Cat ter for plaintiff; Scott for defendants.  Nelson v. French Creek Mining Co.���������  Enlarged. Order for commission lo  take evidence of defendants. MeCarter  for plaintiff, Scott for defendants.  Julian v. D. Robinson���������Judgment  for plaintiff for $11.88. Scott for plaintiff. MeCarter for defendant.  Downing v. London & B. C. Alliance  ���������Removed to the Supreme-'Court.  MeCarter for plaintiff; Lemaistre  (Rossland) for defendants.  CARPET ATTRACTIONS.  Buying good Carpets means a very big item  of expense when you're furnishing or fixing  up and every few cents even that you can  save on each yard makes a very great differ-  ������ ence to your purse-* ' You'll find "Wednesday's  reductions extra pleasing for that reason.  They will mean a considerable sum "to the  good " for those who secure them.  Come Early and Get Your Choice  before the best bargains are picked out.  BOURNE BROS  General Merchants      . Revelstoke, B. C  l..*������>,_������-^.-Mi*^*--^.*������..ftg'*^ P������������������^*^������������&W*MW**������p!m.m*9&  1 The Copper King.  D, Morgan L. Thompson and H.  Carter returned from up the north  fork on Friday, where they have been  doing nsseessment work on the. Copper  King, owned hy H. C. Diet- of Revelstoke. A 10 ft. open cut on one of  leads and a 7 ft. tunnel higher up ou  t.he same lead is the result of their work.  -The-Copper-King-is-lucated-bn���������the  west slope of the north fork. 5V miles  from Ferguson. It is accessible .the  Year round, but sufficient development  has not yet heen done to demonstrate  its value. Picked specimens from the  sttingers in the lead give big assays,  particularly in copper. With more  development these stringers may become concentrated and a good body of  ore exposed.���������Lardeau Bugle.   *-*,  Revenge and Chamberlain.  Arthur -Evans, L. Wisener and  Harry Nellis left lost week with supplies to commence work on the  Revenge and Chamberlain, two promising properties up Fish river, adjacent  to Cam bourn, the new townsite. They  intened to cut out a trail, build a cabin  and make preparations to c-mtiuuc  work indefinitely. Work will he  pushed on lhe new t hewing discovered  this spiring. A shipment will be made  and the owners arc confident that it  will net them at least $100 to thu ton.  -Eagle.  .  No. 5 Company R.M.R.  A company practice shoot' was"'  held 011 Saturday with'the* follow-1  ing very creditahlei-esult:  500 yards.    Highest possible 23.  1 Pi-ivate T. IX Picard  25 *  2 Capt. T. E. L. Tavlor.  3 Private K. Dodd.'   ������       "       11. A. Skene..  ,5       "       .I.E. Tavlor..  fi       "       B. Temp.e....  Corp. J. E. McLean...  ...25;  ...22  ...10"  ...19s  ...IS  ...10'  ...15'  ..* 15'  ..-.15'  ...13 *  ...12*  ...11  ... 0'-  ... S-  ... 8  S Private J. D. McLennan  0       "j      H. McDonald.*���������   10 ���������'       J.Savage -..-...  11 "       J_. A. Fret si....-   12- "������������������ "-.'.'T.'C.'Carey!........  13'     "       W.Smvthe   . U Sergt. J. A. Binder.*:*.*.   15 Private C "S'orris....-.-..-.:..  IB       "       J.Outbett   17       -.       E. W. B. Paget ...-...-..* 7 "  IS      "      K. Watei-son*. .-.. -2 -  Every member of  No. 5 -Company ���������  R.M. will, have a fair chance' to  win a.*  prize.   Prize shooting starts-on  Saturday next, June 30th,-2 p.m.  Prizes  for  men  who have  practised.     Don't   miss a  lose a score.  nob yet  shoot'- and-i  Thompson- B. L.-Ta"___05_.'  The Empire Group.  The owners of lhu Empire group  situated at the head of Cariboo creek  have decided to run the crosscut they  are driving by days' work instead of  by contract. O. D. Hoar, who is expected iu at any time now will have  charge of the work. The company is  having the claims surveyed, preliminary to obtaining a crown grant. Mr.  McGregor is the engineer in charge.  The Triune Group.  The eight men working on t he trail  from 10-mile to the Triune group near  the Silver Cup came down on Saturday  night, having completed the trail after  two weeks hard work. The Messrs.  Lade and Gnnn brothers left yesterday  with pack horses arid supplies to commence work on the Tiiune. They will  take out ore all snmnier to ship this  winter.���������Eagle.  ��������� Before purchasing call and see our  embroideries.   JJ. K. Lawson.  - Plaza del Mar'  Until recently our Province has been'1  behind theStatestc the south of us in."  the   matter   of    accommodation    for'  those who wish to spend a few  weeks *  during the heated term at; the sea side.  We have a picturesque   coast line of  great length, yet there are few  places "  where t hose who love the sea can* find '  quarters within easy reach where they''  may quietly  enjoy   its health-giving-'  luxuries.    This want is   being  partly'.  meUiy_the^bui]ding-of-*-a-cIuste_'~="or*~  cottage  tents  named. Plaza^del   Mar"  (place of thjp sea) ata pretty .point on-  the shore of English Bny, five minutes '���������  walk    from    Vancouver's    matchless ���������  park and within one minute's, walk of  the city cars, supply stores and  boat-  houses.'   The bathing, is excellent and  the beach is   supplied   with   Capilano-  drinking   water.     Those  wishing  to'  rentoneoft.he.se   quiet' little   homes-  may   obtain   further   particulars    by  cniiimunicating wilh  the owner.  Mr..  A. E. Carter, Plaza del Mar,  English'  Bay. Vancouver.  Egbert's Specialty Co.*  On next Saturday evening, June o0.'.  om-citizens will have the pleasure, of:'  hearing foi the first time in this ���������  country the beautiful Aluinniiim1  Chimes, the sweetest music ever heard.  The company is strictly of a high'  class order, introducing all the latest'  novelties in musical instruments..  The company carry their own cal- ���������  cium lights and scenery, and intro--  duce for the first time Mdllr.. Lurline'  in her wonderful electric dance. The'  lady wears 200 yards of white silk'1 in-  her dance entitled "The Lily and lhu1  Rose." which is produced by the aid'  of e-ilcium and electric lights. Tickets ���������  on sale at the Canada Drug & Book',  st ore.  School Examinations  The closing examination takes place'  in the public school on   Friday morn- ���������  ing.    From 0 to   10:30   thei**_   will   be  examination of classes, after Which an  entertainment will   lie given   by the  pupils.   Promotion lists will be read,,  rolls of honor and   a ' medal   for  the  most proficient pupil in the school will;  be presented.  The address by the pupils to Mr. W.  P. Morgan will be read together with  several compositions on "Our Generals." All interested in the school  are invited lo attend.  ���������All kinds of ladies' and children'sj  summer underi7e<ii' at M.K-. Lawson'** Published in the Interests  of  Bavelstoke, Laredau, Big Bend, Trout  Tjalce. Illlclllewaet,  Albert Canyon,  Jordan    Pass    and    Eagle  Pass  Districts  A.  JOHNSON    ���������    ���������    PROPKIETOU  A  Semi���������"Weekly   Journal,   published  to i____  interests   of     Revelstoke     ana  Uw   surrounding   districts,   Wednes-  t4vs   aud   Saturdays,   making  closest  ���������wnawtlons  with  all  trains.  '���������Advertising Rates: Display ads,  l_.ll' ti-er Inch, single column, $2.00 pet  InoEf when inserted on title page.  Legal ads, 10c per inch (nonparlei)  line for nrst insertion; 5c for eact:  idditional insertion. Reading notices,  Its per line each issue. Birth, Marriage and Death notices, free.  Subscription Rates: By mall or  carrier. %'t per annum: $1.2a for six  months, strictly In advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERAT.l.  Job Department is one of the best  eoulpped printing ofllce3 ln West  Kootenay, and i ."prepared to -xecute  ill kinds of printing In first class  style at honest prices. One price to  Hi. No job too large���������none too small  ���������for u<= Mall orders promptly at-  tead-d To. Give us a trial on your  next   order.  To correspondents: Wo invito correspondence on any subject of interest to the- general public, and desiie  & reliable correspondent in every lo-  calltv suroundlng Revelstoke. In all  ca������"*������ the bona fide name of tne  jr-lter must accompany manuscript,  bur not necessarily for publication.  Address   nil  communications  REVELSTOKE   HERALD  Notice  to  Correspondents  1 All correspondence must be legibly written on one side cf the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with tno  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with 1-2far21.ee  ���������o anvthini; that has appeared In another pap������r must first bo oirurc-d for  publication to that paper ehCoto it  can  appear i:i THE IIER.M.D  THE CANADIAN FLAG  To make a Canadian flag out of a.  British flag it is customary to place  the Canadian coat of arms on the red  ensign. It does not improve the appearance of the flag, i.s unintelligible  to strangers and does not nartictilarly  appeal lo Canadian senti-v.ent. >'o  good object is served by having such  ���������j. blotch on the flag. Tlie Ontario  Historical society has passed a resolution favoring the substitution of n  simple maple loaf for iho Canadian  coat of arms. A maple leaf -would  not spoil the appearance of the flag.  It is a simple device, could be easily  recognized at a distance and would  appeal to Canadian setiment -where-  over seen. The red flag wilh nothing  on it but the union in the canton  looks as well in Canada as in England, but if there is to be any distinguishing Canadian mark on the  flap the maple leaf will bu the most  appropriate emblem.  WOULD NOT CHEER THE QUEEN  (The Mall and Empire).  The members of parliament who declined to rise and sing the National  Anthem or cheer for the Queen after  Bourassa had mado his awful pro-  Boer speech were:  Sir Wilfrid L'aurler.  Mr. Fielding.  Mr. Fisher.  Mr. Fitzpatrick.  air. Godbout.  Mr. Carroll.  Mr. Belcourt.  Mr. Erb.  Mr. Brodeur.  Mr. Campbell.  Mr. Bourassa,  Ono report says: "Mr. Archie Campbell, M. 1\, for Kent, not only retained his seat, but also remained wearing  his bat till the middle of the third  verse of 'God  Save the  Queen.' "  M'r. Bourassa is a powerful leader  or he could not dominate thoso 11  members In this extraordinary taslilon.  he always votes with the government.  The other day he addressed and  franked 1,000 envelopes to his constituents in Prince Edawrd county, all  Liberals. The envelopes were sent  down to the messengers' rooms to be  stuffed with Fielding's' budget speech.  But, whether accidentally or maliciously, it is not known, the envelopes  were stuffed with Foster's "crushing  reply to Mr. Fielding," and Sir Charles  Tupper's loyal utterances. Away the  stuffed envelopes went to the major's  constituents, and bye and bye the  major received numerous enquiries  from bis electors: "Have you turned Conservative, major?"  That's why the major Is mad.  A YUKON STORY  It is remarkable how many people  there are who don't make money  because they are afraid to lose a  little.  Then.,   are   more    ways     of   making  money   off   il     Klondike    claim    than  working   It.       A   Klorv     is   told     ot  ;.  miner   who  had    a  claim    In   Dawson  which did not turn out us profitable ns  w(im  extii-cted.      Not   to   be  baffled   li**-  devised  a  scheme   for   making   money  nut  of it.    lie  wont to tht:  Gold Commissioner    and     announced     thai    hn  wished  to pay his  10 ;__.r cent royalty  nn    lhe   product -of   his   claim    for   a  year, which    he Kaid was   .00,000.    The  Commissioner accepted the $0,000 royalty and gave him  the  usual receipt,  staling  what   it   was    for,    with   tlie  number   of   the     claim,- location,   etc.  Ono day nn Englishman, came    along  looking  for    a.  good   thing    for   some  people  who  had   money  to spend.  He  asked Mr. Blank,  among others,  what  he  had  to  sell.      Mr.  Blank  told   him  he  didn't know exactly but he would  show   h'im    his   goods.       Then,    in   a  casual   way,   Mr.   Blank     showed     the  Englishman his  receipt for royalty on  claim   so-and-so.       "And,   you   know."  he   said,   with  :i     wink,   "a  man  isn't  paying royally  on  more  than   be can  possibly     help."      ' The*      Englisman,  thinking   he   had   a   good   thing,    took  the   SG.OOO  receipt,     looked     over    the  claim in -.1 general  way, and  ended by  buying it for $350,000.      So al least the  tale   runs,   says   the    Canada.  Gazette.  There is a weak spot in the administration  of  the  Klondike  when  such  a.  swindle can   be  perpetrated.  It seems to be agreed thai Mr. Tarte  will shortly return from his Paris  picnic. The fatted calf Is understood  in be perfectly safe. What will happen  to   the prodigal son   Is another  story.  WILD HOUSES OF THE WEST  At One Time a  Nuisance Arc Nov.- a  Source of Wealth.  ASOTHER    S  ESS1CN      BEFORE  "ELECTIONS  THE  WHAT TARTE IS DGir.'G  Several English papers havo pointed  out. says the Canadian Journal of  Commerce, that the Hon. Mi*. Tarte-  seems to regard himself as only the  representative at Paris, of the French  One of tho best informed correspondents at Ottawa thinks there will  bo no general election until a. year  from September. This is huw he arrives   at   his   conclusion:  "Will the session end July Ist. It is  said thc leaders of the parties have  agreed to this, but il can not lie verified. The loth of July looks like a  bettor guess. True, the main estimates have been pretty well cut into,  but then  the   estimates for  next year  in Quebec, and not as the rerprosenta-    and    supplementary     estimates     and  tive   of   the      Dominion,   or      a   min- | railway subsidies have yet to be dealt  ind they will  not ho disposed of  :it  a  glance.      The   railway  subsidies  ister of  the  British Crown.    Thfi  best i with  interests  of  Canada,   both  commercial'.  and political, are liable to be very  seriously injured by the course taken  at Paris by the minister of public  works, as it conveys an utterly false  impression   its   to   the   affairs   of   thi.-:  are suspected of haying many deals  wrapped up in them, and the opposition is keen to reveal them. Besides  Sir llibberl Tupper has a pack of  Yukon   charges   still. ;indf>alt.   and   all  country.     Mr. Tarte seems to be using ��������� these  things   take   time.  his opportunities in France solely to  acquire popularity with those of his  own race there and here. This is extremely injudicious   as well as highly  "Will there he another session V  There undoubtedly will be. The paucity ot business transacted this year,  the  lamentable  inertia of the govorn-  questior.able  from   the    standpoint    of , ment in regard  to the enntinfrcnts and   spectres  in th  Written by Stewart L. Sloore, general freight agent, Northern Pacille  railroad, for the St. Louis Globe-  Democrat.  The worthless western horse, almost  In the twinkling of an eye, has become  a valuable animal. He is no longer  looked upon as a "pest of the prairie  and mountain ranges." He has raised  his head erect and now demands a  leasonable share of attention.  The tide has turned in his favor and  ho is bound lo bring his price in any  market. Think of lt! More than  20,000 head of these range horses have  neon sold In one market, namely, the  South St. Paul market, during the last  U0 days. Thousands have been sold  also at Omaha, Kansas City and at  various other markets, and large herds  of these horses, formerly called worthless animals, are being gathered in  Montana and Washington for sales to  take place in St. Louis aud Chicago in  the early part of next month. Several  thousand head are already purchased  and aro now being rounded up for  shipment to Minnesota Transfer.  How did Dobbin of the west degenerate? What was the cause ot his  downfall an'd this singularly reversed  condition?  A dozen or moro years ago a scarcity 'of good horses existed, and tho  new settlers and old ranchers of the  plains began * to invest in breeding  stock. The farmers in the Mississippi  and Missouri valleys did likewise, and  in the course of a few years there was  a slump in prices. It was not long  until there was a large surplus and  absolutely no sale- for any but the  best horses. It was too expensive for  western ranchers to "close herd" or  hold their stock in corrals, _ consequently they turned their horses loose,  regardless of their sex, and, like blinds  of gypsies, these'horses began to roam  the prairies and to climb the steep  sides of the mountains. The statutes  were overlooked- ,or * totally ignored,  the stallions wero set loose among the  various strains of blood and multiplied,  the varieties and number of horses on  tlie prairie until it was out of the  question lo herd them, and colts wore  turned loose as soon as branded. Those  horses degenerated in size and quality  and during the- early nineties were  generally dubbed "bronco" and "cayuse." also the "gay and festive"  because of his bucking proclivities.  He was also called the "cow" or "maverick" horse, notwithstanding the fact  that some excellent blood flowed in  his  veins.  Soon poor Dobbin was forsaken by  man: his roving bands multiplied into  millions and the ranges were overrun.  Think of this vast army stalking the  prairie in the day, eating the grasses  that were required for the sustenance  of the cattle and sheep, light, and lik<*  cycle boom began to decline; the  Spannlsh-Amerlcan war used up thousands of horses; the war in Africa  caused a search to be made in the  United States for horses to climb the  kopjes after the Boers; and all these  combined served to take the kinks  out of the market, when the prices  began to advance. The Eastern and  Middle States wore cleared -of horses  of average value, and this forced the  buyers of those states to look to tho  west to replenish their farming districts with cheaper horses. This  search for horses will continue; the  sales will be numerous from,now on,  because there is a shortage of horses  all through the Eastern and Middle  States, and because the English government  wantg more.  The auction sales at South SI. Paul  are conducted in an honest, straight  and business like manner. A ring is  prepared for buyers which has a seating capacity nearly equal to that ol' a  circus. The horses are cul out and  assorted in car load lots before th?  sale takes place, each bunch being  kept in wings and alleyways convenient lo run into the sales ring at  a moment's notice. A car-load Is put  up, and the auetioneor sells almost ln  a minute from the lime it is run in,  each buyer present having an opportunity to bid, but compelled to do so  on  lhe pump.  Now the western horse is coming in  for its share of admiration. Heretofore il waa the "measly thing." Now  It Is different���������they are -a "flue lot of  western horses," with "plenty of bone,"  some "splendid buys and fine roans,"  "well galtod," etc. It Is praised all  round by the farmers and horsemen  who attend the sales, and If you could  hear the auctioneer, you would think  there never was any other kind of a  horse known to man. He can furnish Iho buyer with a "tiptop bay," "a  beauty of a black," "a gray with a  good pair of eyes and splendid bone,"  "a white with fine shoulders and  broad back"���������look at him now! Isn't  he a beauty? He can furnish you a  black horse with -white eyes, or a  white horse with black eyes, just as  you please. In a "jiffy" he can run  Into the "ring a car load of stripe's,  checks, plaids, circus horses. or  horses of any color in the rainbow.  Tho writer attended one of the auction sales when 3,000 horses wero sold  ln car lots_in about four hours. Ho can  testify to the truth of the auctioneer's  statements in this respect. There  were horses of nearly every size; and  as for color, nearly every shade found  in the windows of one of our fashionable dry goods stores!  It has been demonstrated that tho  range horse, properly broken. Is as  gentle as any horse in the world.  One "can see them abotil our streets  every clay. The delivery boy scarcely  ever slops t'o tie them; they are perfectly quiet until they hear his voice  again, or tho noise of tho crack of his  whip. T predict that Dobbin of the  range will never again. tickle the  palate of tho French and Gorman connoisseur, but he destined to go  in single and double harness along  with the milkman and the plough boy.  He will rollick with the cultivator and  take part in tho performance at tbo  circus. If his rear pedestals oeca-'  sionally go up in the air you may be  sure that he is cogitating oh somo of  the incidents of his earlier good old  days on the western prairie, when he  didn't have to do a stroke of work.  One of my neighbors suddenly lost  one ot his large gray carriage horses  recently; he found one from Montana  which matched him thoroughly In gull,  size and style and 1.250 pound Dobbin  is now as proud and happy as a dumb  animal can possible be, together with  his mate drawing his mistress in a  Victoria or brougham shopping and on  pleasure excursions.  Dobbin is destined lo servo in various capacities over all our land. Tho  Northern Pacific Railway company is  sending buyers to the ranches in  Montana. Wyoming, Idaho, AVashing-  ton and Oregon to bring more horses  to the auction sales and if the owners  will accept reasonable prices, hundreds of thousands of horses will be  brought east and cash from the east  will be left in the west in exchange  for   them.  Manitoba or the North West Territories Information as to the lands that  are open for entry, and from the  ofllcers in charge, free of expense, advice and assistance ln securing lands  to suit them; and full information respecting the land, timber, coal and  mineral laws, and copies of these regulations, as well as those respecting  Dominion lands in the railway belt in  British Columbia,1 may be obtained  on application to the Superintendent  of Immigration, Department of the  Interior, Ottawa; the Commissioner of  Immigration, Winnipeg, Manitoba; the  Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture,  Reglna, N. W. T., or to any of the  Dominion lands agents in Manitoba or  the North West Territories.  BRIEF NEWS  &&&&&&&&&&&&&  The  Revelstoke Herald  honor. The language he has used In  speeches will give lhe people in Great  Britain the idea that Canada is, ur  Hkc-iy soon to be, a French colony.  This notion will be confirmed by  English visitors to the Paris exhibi-  ���������uiQ-__rin.flin_._311  the officials in attend-  *_ik_ to be French, which has already  excited sharp criticisms in English  neswpapers, and enquiries from visitors as to whether Canada is really a  British colony. So little is known in  Great Britain and Europe as to the  exact status of this country and in  regard to its population that it is  most unfortunate for the CaniwUn  department of the Paris exhibition i.>  hav_ been so organized and its management so arranged as to entirely  mislead visitors from the Umte.l  Kingdom, the other British colonies  and foreigners geiieiully. A native  of T'.ur.-. Franc.-, now in this city. r_-  c-'.-ived a le'-ter a few days ago v.*.... h  ir-in:-'.a:.vd. r*.a<I?: "I was not .iv..u*-  until I visited th'- P-ina exp* S'lh-ii.  that our langunae was -jniv.-'r-il!:.-  spoken by Canadian?, nor that you  v. ere  really   under   the   tri-color."  Ti-.e minister of public works is s.ii 1  to !���������-.- In Paris In ord._r to undergo ai.  op-.ruii.jTi. which seems-, however, to  leave him strength enough to be  jnakir."-- visits to other cities and  making flamboyant speeches of a  raciai ty:-.-. The operation he needs  is on-.* oy which his tongue would be  made not to ban*; so lojsely. As on--.  Lond-.n paper said recently, he "talk.-:  '.nr, much." ��������� If robust enough to b1-  attending to th*- interests of Canada  at the exhibition, or flying around  making sp.*--C-hes in distant cities, he  must be slmn*-' enough to h* discharging his duti>.-3 as minister .if  public works. If incapable, of earnin."  th������- salary he should >������������������. sljrn the f.f'ic".  As a:i invalid Mr. Tarte is a phenomenon. Many of our citizens who  arc- in th* pr.me of :���������'���������-* a*.-*".! health  wouid break down under the strain ...I  such self-impr.sed. e::::-n--r.fnc!al labor.'  ar.r] excitements as thos*-* which Mr.  Tarte seems tu be enjoyinc���������or misusing. He should take his chief. Mr.  Laurier. is a mode'., whose discretion  of speech when ::i France was most  commendable.  moonlight.      Then was  in     lmying \ Dobbin,  or the rollicking, high  rolling  bronco,  dubbed  a   nuisance.  In IS?:., incredible as tt may seem  to some, the writer and several others  conceived the Idea of creating a market by advertising Mr. Cayuse in  Europe, also in our Kasteni states,  with a view of disposing of him on the  TlTTOf  tlie criminal negligence  bogus rations���������these and many other  irregularities ancl acts of mismanagement have left a mess on the hands  cf the government. The fact is. public  opinion is sore on the government.  Thev want time to mill things rlarh.t-  and Micuwber Laurier prays that  something may turn up to save him.  If the government wero to appeal to  th-: country now they would be nuts  for the'opposition. Hence it "is more  than probable that the intention  formed a month ago to appeal in'  October has been cast to the winds,  and  the  look is   further  ahead.  "The life of this parliament, by the  flux of time, goes out July 111. 1901.  Lauiier prays for a lifeboat to arrive  before that. It is known that the  ���������iil'isl.'i-  nt    public  winks    urged    Sir  Wilfrid hist fall  to  go lo  the  country j of   pickled   and     <anii.d     hor***...   meat  illation*   in ��������� hav,.   been  mmK-    regularly   from   this  i a..I-*-.*   m.-.-it   factory  local'-d   at     Port-  statesman- lli)nil    _o   s.0..kh���������lmi   Sweden.   Christiana,   Norway,   .ind   i"i>P"nhag"n,  WESTERN   CANADA AS A  FIELD FOR SETTLEMENT  him sliced up and serve-d in steaks to  the Frenchmen and In sausages to  the Germans. Articles in this strain  were written and copied in journals  throughout th<; world, calling the attention of capitalist' w thes- mllllon-  upon millions of horses herding on the  rich grass-s of the plains once occupied by the buffalo, the elk, and the  antelop". drinking from the pure  mountain streams and tributaries ot  rh.-* ifr-nt river--.. In 1E9G several  trniiili->adi������ were shipped on the hoof to  Germany and about thnt time there  w;l������ innugurnt'vl in Or"K������n the  slaughter "f hois-s fresh from the  ranfr-rc.   sine*   which   date   shipments  200,000   Acres.   Wh.at and   Grazing  Lands for Settlement in ..Unit-aba,  Assiniboia, Alberta and  ... .  Saskatchewan  Deep Soil, Well Watered, Wooded, and  the Richest in the World���������Easily  Reached by  Railways  on tlie result nf the ne:  Washington. That was  ship, fur tbe preservation of ('.niiHla's  liileic.-t Is a topic that takes. But  Sir Wilfrid was weak. Again, i:' h<*  had been slin-'-rv and rapid with the  contingents, the loyalty cry would  ! ������������������ ,: iiiahlt.-d h:m to dissolve and r.--  iuim" to power. I'.ut, Mice a man not  sure of himself and his followers, he  let these two golden hours go by.  Now, the Iniquities of the administration have b.-m so reve.ib'd that liis  oi.iy hope* i.s in rloaking them over by  tin',  flow  of  time.  ���������I'll-!"- facts lend to tlie conclusion  that llio next election is not. nearer  than   September,   I'liil.  "t'lans are b'-iiit-; drawn for a new  ViU.'lOO post ol'ic-e in Knrriia. Tlie estimates for triis work have not bee.i  pa.-.'ieo. but tiit* goveri.ment has decided upon its erection. .Mr. Kr.iser,  M. I'.. Lnmhtun, is persona grata  there."  WHY  MAJOR  PE.TTET IS   MAD  What makes .Major i'ettc-t. M. J'., of  I'itton. mad? is a 'lueslion that is  being asked around the corridorsv,at  Ottawa. Here's the solution.- The  major .si a I'at i on. lie used to be a  J_iS oi������il. and among those who know,  lie i:i looked upon as a Liberal .still,  and has a just claim to the titie, for  Denmark.  Tn ISfi*? an enterprise of this diameter in be bandied on a large s'*ale w,w  tlu* tapis and the only thing that  prcvcnie.l Its consummation and location on th" i-.-inchp ofihe one* famous  _M.-ivriii:.*- .ie Morts* on the Northern  P.-irlil.* railway in North Dnkol.-i. v.n  thc threitfnefi advance in the price of  horses. To such an CNC-nt had the  market depredated up to this time  thnt many breeders were forc-d into  bankruptcy. The electric cars had  multiplied in number, taking the  place of horse cars, the bieyel" had  b."*ome :i f.-'vorite moans oe transportation and pleasure, and did not  require feeding and stabling; these  and other cnuses served to humble  ar.d degrade poor bronco, the h.'Uf-  breed. most, shamefully. Think nt buying a. horse for $1.SO���������you could buy  thousands i>r them at this price* a few  years   ago. ; .  The Mnntan.-. breeders were the rnosl  energetic and progressive of any in  the west. They bought sirf's ot  thoroughbred and trotting blood ii:  Kentucky, and new grades of Clydesdale and Norman stallions were Imported from Kuropo. ft in said that  bunches of Mexican horse***!, mixed  wilh Spannlsh blood, strayed lo the  northern ranges and mixed up things  with thc Maverick horse, nnd all  classes thus herding together became  woefully  mixed   In   blood.  Wilh Ihe advent of J!>00 tlie bnorn  began. The low prieea which prevailed for several years caused a. cessation  ln  breeding in  the east:   the bl-  The Italian ministry has resigned.  Thursday, August lOlli, will be Winnipeg's annual  civic  holiday.  Terry McGovern knocked out Tommy  While In three rounds at New York.   ���������  McTiiTiors ot the Manitoba leg-lsla-  lalurc arc ihlcrvlewod on the crop  prospects.  Rev. Principal Pollock was elected  moderator of the Presbyterian General  assembly.  The Yorka Hose company of Fargo  have decided to attend the Winnipeg  Industrial ln July.  The proposal to form' a Highland  regiment in Hamilton Is being very  warmly  taken up.  John Allen was sentenced by Judge  Walker lo three years lu the Stony  Mountain  penitentiary.  J.adical oh *.nis*-_.. ha v. bc-ij. made In  Ihe Manila ia taxation act res pec tin k  lailways mil  < c p.orul-on..-.  .���������real IJriti n will .our. a compos'!',  regiment frcm T:inda i "*-������.inerai-n. and  Jamaica in  tiio Ashanll  war.  The last of the Behring Sea claims  amounting to $1-1,300 has been forwarded to Collector Milne, of Victoria, B.C.  Four hundred horses are s.nd to  havo been "rustled" in the. Beaver  Lake country within the past four  years.  Views of the prohibitionists in the  city and country on' Mr. Macdonald'o  licence act are published in the Ft'r.n  Press..  A force of 10.000 men which can  cover'23 miles in, the day is stronger  than a force of 15.000 which can cover  only  15/  The Templar Publishing company,  of Hamilton, has been dissolved by  the court, and $30,000 of shares cancelled.  Geo. McA. Wilson, teller of the  Merchants' Ijimk was sentenced at  Toronto to seven years' penitentiary  for  embezzlement.  Governor l.oo.velt. of New York,  expresses his desire not to stand as  Republican candidate for vice president ot  the United  States.  President Mellon, of the Northern  Pacific, denies emphatically thai  Premier Macdonald bus offered to buy  the company's Manltofra lines.  Earthquake shoct-ts nowadays are  comparatively silglit compared " with  thoselhat shook the earth . millions of  vcars   ago.  'ISight miners nvel thoir "death in a.  gas explosion at Canmore, Alberta,  and rive were killed by a discharge of  dynamite  in Minnesota.  Premier Macdonald has replied to a  deputation of Winnipeg J.oman Catholics school ratepayers, refusing to  amend   tbe  Manitoba   School   act.  Hereafter European goods coming  from the United States will be valued  by the customs depart ment a������ though  imported  from  the United  States.  John W. Mtinro, Liberal, was elected  by acclamation for tho Ontario legislature, to represent North Renfrew.  The  seat  was  formerly  Conservative.  Abbe Marewx has discovered at  Paris a remarkable spot on the sun  and infers that the months of July,  August and September will he very  warm.  Members ot the British Columbia  parliament in convention al "Vancouver passed a resolution demanding the  immediate removal of Lieutenant Governor Mclnnes.  Senator Beveridge makes it a rule  never to return a card with the' "not  in" that disappoint so many callers,  but sees each of his visitors, if it is  possible for him to do so.  The reported murder of the German  consul at Pekin and the destruction  of legations is not mentioned in despatches received at the world's capitals  from  consuls in  China.   AJ__Tiriv_ate__.iii_i.A.._-___c.ompa.ny,_i^J^i.l_U_  Canadian regiment, says western biy._  were treated like dogs hy Capl.ln  Ulan-hard, who succeeded the ifitc  Major Arnold in command.  The grand jury at the Hamilton  General sessions found a true bill  against the Grand Trunk railway company for obstructing the highway at  tlie Heights, having a Hi foot bridge  there which was considered inade-  rmate for the traffic.  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Large  Camida gives l-'rH.- Farms of 160 acres | delegations of Indians from both sides  to '-very iiinti- .i.iult of IS years of age jure  said     to   bo   congregating    in   the  and  ovtM', ami  to every f������rn.alf;  who is j nf-Igliborhood of the boundary,  the  head  of a family, on condition  of j     ��������� ,s ..  living on   t foi  at 1-a.st ��������� x month., ...   ,��������� ,,__.,.  cuch   of   three  years    and   P"rrorm,ng , ,..,,.������������������ , ,  easy cultivation  dutl-s   thus    of .ring , ,her,   w..n.   sim  Independence,   for   llf-  to  anyone   w. h   ,.ount        .,���������,,  0���������   lh0 . , ,  little   means,   but  settle.  Settler*-.' ..-ff'-cts, viz.. ��������� wearing ai<  par������l, household furniture, books, irn- | f,.rilll t. ,...  plem.'nts and tools of trad"-, occupation or employment, musical instruments, doiiT'Stlc sewing machines, jiv.**  3to-~Vc, carts ar.d other vehicles, and  agricultural i.TipIerner.t.-) in Use by the  settler  for at   least   a yvar   be for'-  his  removal to Canada, r.o:. to includ-j  machinery or artifices imported for  life in any manufacturing eK'.abllsh-  ni"nt, or fur sale, also hooks, pictures,  family plan; or furnltur'-, personal  prfects and heirlooms left by brriueHl.  provided thai, any duilabh* article en-  lered as s.-ttlers' cffcct.s may not be  so enteivd unless! _ brought with tlie  settler on his first arrival, nnd shall  not be sold or otherwise disposed of  without payment of duty, until after  twelve months' actual use In Canada;  provided also, lhat tinder regulations  made by the Controller of Customs';  live stock, when Imported into Manitoba or the North West Territories by  Intending settlers shall be free until  otherwise ordered by tho Governor In  Council.  Newly  arrived   Immigrants   will   receive at any Dominion lands oflice In  Pirighton ho sent a telegram lo  I-Ti-ug,-!-: "Thousands of men here."  He then p:.!d a visit to bond-ni, and  wired: "Millions here."  Thc- next town was Jtci'milnghain.  Fn.in rbei'f* !*.'.*��������� wiri'd: "Hundreds of  thousands." Next he went to Stsif-  fordMlil.v and In- saw the in.;;i coming  up'from Ihe niim*.-** in cages. So lie  t'-p-'Ti-arihei!: "Km- Mod's sake stop  th<* war. Tliey are bringing them up  from hell  here,  eight at a time."  '."1/.; i .-op bulletin issued by the Mnn-  Itnba gov. rrirnent says: "Owing lo  ihe Hit* wi'iitl.".- in April farmers were  enabled tn put crops In early. The  land was In fine order and the work  well done. During April and thu  first two weeks in May, although no  rain fell, there was a fair growth of  plants. The continued dry weather in  they checked the growth. At the present time many fields that in aii average nifhst season would be a foot  high and covering the ground, present  a dwarfed appearance, some reports  Indicate that wheat sown during the  first week in April, now in the ground  over two months, though only some  six Inches high, is in the shot blade.  It is  certainly a trying period.  Tlie Revelstoke" -"������������������"  Herald i-^.*"1 "^y\  Has moro readers in North  Kowtenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  docs 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 pei  annum; it covers the field. Try  it and be with the crowd.  Write to  ItBVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke. B. C.  Wilh an eight inch heliograph mirror It Is possible to establish cosnmu-  nicaton between forces lS;i miles apart.  Oily medicines can easily be taken  from a spoon that is very hot, as the  oil Blips  off  quickly.  J__lcutena.nl Governor Woodruff, of  New York, will be named by New  York Ttepubllcuns as their choice for  vice president  of the  United  States.  Troops at Kingston, Jamacia, have  been ordered to be in readiness to pro-  coed to Western Africa to light the  Sofas.  , The Dunsmuir government in British Columbia will be merely temporary  to title over thc first session of the  legislature.  Captain Wilson, of tho Itoyal Irish  Fusiliers, was killed in an attempt to  relieve Colonel Carter on the West  Coast  of   Africa.  A delegation of representative eiti-'  zons from many parts of Manitoba  opposed the liquor act before the law-  amendment committee.  The United States commissioner of  immigration has ruled that Canadian  laborers may work on McKenzie &  Mann's Minnesota railway, provided  they camp on the Manitoba or the  Ontario  side.  The: establishment of a home for  nice respectable old horses* that hav������  been worn out by faithufl service is  the most respectable thing that has  happened In New York for years.���������  Kansas City Star. -t  w jbI t h3"^G WITilil .vr-vfe^-SCOTT-  Barristers,  Solicitors, Notaries Public.  Etc.  Taylor Block, McKenzie Avenue, Kevelstoke Station.  Money To Loan.  W. White,. J.  M. Scott. B.A.,  Q. C. I_. L. B.  P. L. Gwillim,  HARVEY & McCARTER  Barristers.  Solicitors, Etc.  Solicitors for Imperial Bank of Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:      Molsons Bank Block.  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B. C.  J. W. Cross,  tltllce:   Taylor   lllock, Mackenzie    Avenue.  Kavclntuku.  Si.rgi.oi. lo the C. I'. It-  Ilea.tli ollicer. City of Ucvclsto c.  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a." m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning Bervice. Sabbath school ,and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invited.   Seats free.  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  St. Peter's Church . (Anglican)  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, flrst Sunday in the month);  2:30 Sunday . school, or chiidrens'  lervice; 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., Pastor.  ���������JkEBBYTERIAN CHUBCH���������BeyelBtoke'  r Bervice every Sunday ot 11 a.m. nnd 7:30-  p.m. Blb'e diss at 2:50 p.m., to which  nil aro welcome. Prayer meeting at 8 p,m,  ������vnry Wednesday.  BEV. T. MENZIES. Pastor.  L OMAN CATHOLIC CHtJBOH���������Bevel-  ���������^ stoke Ma88 flrst and third Sundays in ���������  menth at 10:30 am.  BEV. FATHER THAyEB.  J  --Ti  4  ������������������ft.  Ih  i 'ilp  )*J  .1  SALVATION ARMY-Meetla������   vary  flight,  in their hall on Front Street ���������ft  f  Boer War  Ottawa, June 20.���������The following despatch has been received from Sir  Alfred Milner, British high commissioner in  South Africa:  Cape Town, June 19.���������I regret to report  the  following  casualties:  CAPTAIN A. C. MCDONNELL, Second Mounted Rides, dangerously  wounded in  abdomen.  PKlVATB XV. FROST, Second  Mounted Rifles, dangerously wounded,  since dead.  PJ.TVATT3 CORPORAL IT. II.  BAINES, Second Mounted Rifles,  slightly wounded.  PRIVATE F. GREENAL, Second  Mounted Rifles, slightly wounded.  LIEUTENANT J3LANCHARD died  of wounds on  June 15th.  PltlVATl-- G. W. LEONARD,  wounded Sand river. June 10th, died  ot wounds.  PRIVATE J. McELKINEY. missing  since  May 29th.  The last two belonged to tho Canadian  regiment of Infantry.  Tho Rifles were near Pretoria on  Juno  the 12th.  (Signed): MILNEH.  Lieutenant I.lanchnrd was formerly  captain In the British Columbia garrison artillery, stationed at Victoria,  p. C.  Captain A. C. McDonnell was an ln-  sp. -tor In the North West Mounted  police, prior to his enlistment in tho  Second Mounted Rifles.  Private Frost belongs to Calgary.  Corporal Harry Hewitt Daino enlisted  at  Calgary.  Private Greennl is another Cal-  garlan.  Private Leonard enlisted in B. compnny. First contingent, of the Twenty-  Second   Oxford   rifles.  There is no Private McElkiney o'n  the nominal roll.  London. June 20.���������The casualties  made public by the war oflice, including a long list of missing show British  losses In regiments hitherto not reported. In an attack on a reconstruction train at Locus' Spruit on June  14th, the killed, wounded and captured  amounted   to   G5. Locus'   Spruit   is  40 miles north of Kronstadt. This  was the day of the Sand river attack,  which is SO miles distaHt. Another  list shows none wounded and 11 missing in an action at Vredefort on June  7 no previous mention of which has  been  made.  The.Daily Mail points out that it is  quite possible that the Boers have cut  in on Lord Roberts' rear as no despatch later than June 13th has been  received. ' The Boers are gathering in  foro. in front of General Rrundle at  Fickshui-sr. where his forces stretch  40 miles. As some parts of the line  are.weaklv held the British fear that  the Boers mav break through there.  The Boers are commanded by Generals Devillios and Hermenn. Mr.  Steyn is at Bethlehem, the tempo.-ary  capital of the Free State.  London, June 21.���������Word nas been received that General Kitchener's train  was attacked by the Boers and that  he narrowly escaped capture.  London, June 21.���������The British have  penetrated into the -Transvaal as far  as Machadorp. Passengers who arrived yesterday at Lorenzo Marquez  from the Transvaal assert that heavy  artilery was engaged, and that the  Boers abandoned Machadorp going  northward. President Kruger is still  at Alkamaar. A Boer bulletin regarding General De Wet's operation's  along Lord Roberts communications  asserts that two convoys were captured and 300 workmen, with 50 military  taken prisoners.  It   is   reported   from   Lorenzo   Marques   that  a resident   of  Komatl poort  ���������iias-been*=arrested-and���������shot_--by__the.  Boers   for   complicity     in    the   break  down of the Malana bridge.  President Kruger's unstamued sovereigns have heen offered for sale In  Lorenzo. Marques at  20* shillings.    '  A member of the British house of  commons, who has had an important  connection with. South Africa Is telling a story of a telegram alleged to  have been received from Cape Town,  which says that Kruger has roally  cscaped and is already en tho seas  bound for Europe, and that tho per--  son occupying the executive car is not  Mr. Kruger but n substitute.  Advices from Pretoria, dated June  17, ' say that an oliicial warning has  been issued to tho effect that any  further wrecking of communications  will be followed by the destruction of  farms for live miles on each side.  Thc* Pretoria correspondent of the  Daily Telegraph ln a despatch, dated  Sunday, says: "An Informal truce  for five days is on between Lord  Roberts and Commandant Botha."  London, June 22.���������General Buller is  pressing his advance. On Wednesday  he followed the Johannesburg railway  to -Paardekop, -31 miles from Ander-  ton. About 300 * Boers 'singly or in  small parties havo surrendered to  General Buller there. The war ollice  has issued a list of casualties in the  engagements around ireilbron, previously undisclosed.  Lord Roberts has adopted the Trans-  ,.. . vaal*' mining regulations "for military  administration.  A despatch from Lorenzo Marques  says: "The Boers have printed and  posted up notices at every corner of  -vlnchadurp which road: "The Paris  exhibition has closed and France has  declared war against England. Fifty  itt'.'cs of railway has been destroyed in  tlu Free State, and .1,000 British have  had successes cast ot Pretoria."  The colonial office publishes a notifi  cation by the military. governor of  Johannesburg of a stoppage of a  cl*c-quc for ������4,000 drawn for the  French Bank of Africa upon the National Bank of the African republic,  and warning all perso.ns against dealing in the cheque as the funds of the  National Bank are the receipts of Her  Ma.esty's government. The Transvaal  government, according to the Lorenzo  Marques correspondent of the TlmesJs  reduced to severe financial straits and  a_c endeavoring to meet the emergency by the treasury bills, but the  people refuse to accept them. The  list train for Pretoria left Cape Town  yi i terday.   o   DOMTNTON   ^" ' AIENT  Ottawa, June 20.���������Replying to a motion introduced by Sir Charles Tupper  Premier Laurier announced that the  Yukon would be given representation  at Ottawa when the next census was taken, which would be not  later lhat April next. The premier  gave notice of morning sessions.  Yukon motions by Sir Charles and Sir  Hlbbert Tupper were voted down.  At a meeting of tho cabinet it was  decided to STsTt Governor Mclnnes, ot  British Columbia, to resign. If he  does not ho will be dismissed from  oflice. Sir Henri Joly Is mentioned  as  his probable successor.  Ottawa, June 21-T'he premier made a  statement in the house in regard to  the British Columbia crisis. A  motion that tho excise duty of, five  cents on tobacco be relieved was rejected. The public works estimates  were nearly all passed betore adjournment at 12:43 a.m. The emergency  rations committee held sessions, Henri  Hatch and Collect It. S. While being  examined.  Ottawa, June 22.���������Mr. Richardson  introduced his resolution re exemption  of C. P. R. property from taxation,  which was "lost on a vote of 94 to C.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier suggested a reference of the question to the courts by  municipalities, but said he. could not  accept the wording of the resolution  as presented by Mr. Richardson. In  the senate the western grain trade  bill was amended.  STABBING  AT   LETHBRIDGE  Lethbridge, June 21.���������A Frenchman,  named Blonding. was stabbed seven  limes by a Finlander at one of the  camps on the Irrigation canal. The  party is In the hospital. Most ot the  wounds are in the chest, but one is  considered   dangerous.  -o-  A   SUMMARY   OF  THE   NEWS-  Princess Aribort has sailed, for home.  Kumassi  garrison  is still besieged.  Mr. John Hallam. of Toronto, is*  dead.  The' Rev. Dr. Johnson, of London.  Ontario,  is  dead.  The British Columbia cabinet has  been completed.  The Nationalist convention at Dublin  has  closed.  Yesterday was the hottest day of  the .year  in   Winnipeg.  Hon. Mr. Sifton was publicly entertained  at Glasgow.  Three men were killed in a boiler  explosion   at  Eden,   Now York.  Recent showers at Brandon have  done much good  to the crops.  Trooper McMillan has returned from  the   South   African   campaign.  Frank Webey, wanted for murder,  has been captured on the Gatineau.  The Khedive of Egypt has arrived  in English waters on an official visit.  Baron Lqch, formerly British high  commissioner in SoulhAfrica,  is  dead.  Frank Hadskls, 17 years of age, was  drowned in tho Red River at Winnipeg.  Canada's timber exhibit at the Paris  exposition has been awarded the first  prize.  AV. Calder, of Williston, N. .D��������� died  on the train while, en route to Winnipeg,'Manitoba.  Wheat, opened at an advance and  .closed   ttvo.. .cents  Chinese War  London, June 20.���������The admiralty  office has received the following message from the officer commanding the  British first class cruiser Endymion:  "Lid Kun Ta, June IS.���������The Taku  forts opened fire at 1 a.m. on the day  of June 17th on the ships of the allied  squadrons. After six hours' engage ���������  ment the forts were silenced and occupied by the allied forces. The admirals sent men for storming the forts  from the ships the previous afternoon.  The British ships up tho river engaged  were the Algerine (gunboat), Fame  (torpedo boat destroyer), and Whiting  (torpedo boat destroyer). The two  latter captured four Chinese torpedo  boat destroyers. The casualties of  the Algerine were silght. Those of thc  storming party and others are unknown. A Chinese second class  cruiser flying an admiral's flag, is  detained outside Taku by the allied  admirals. No information of Commander in Chief Seymour's return to  Tien Tlsi has been received by the  rear admiral up to 2 p.m. in the afternoon of June 17th. I am sailing  forthwith for Taku."  London, June 20.���������The Russian relieving force arrived outside ot" PekTli  this morning,  says  the Shanghai cor-  Sslans guarding Tien Tsen, according  to another report, fired from artillery  and rifles on June 15th at a range of  50 yards Into dense crowds ot attack-  ink Boxers,  killing  300.  Japan, according to a despatch to  the Daily Mall from Yokohama, intends to land an expedition for China.  Shanghai, June 20.���������The Pekin news,  wired today, emanated from tho administration of the Chinese telegraphs.  Merchant vessels are not allowed to  proceed to Tien Tsen, and vessels on  their way, have returned to Che Foo.  Correspondence with Tien Tsen is  difficult. The Chinees Merchants company have ceased sending vessels outward. It is learned that an understanding has been reached boween  Great Britain and the vlce-roys of  Nankin and Wy Chang which accounts for the quietness of the Rang  Tse valley. The British armored  cruiser Undaunted arrived at Woo  Sung yesterday and cleared for action  ���������while passing the forts as a precautionary measure. Wire communication between Tsin Tsen and Pekln is  impossible. The foreign officials here  are totally ignorant of the slate of  affairs  in   the  north.  Washington, June 22.���������Acting Secretary of thc Navy Hncltelt received a  cable message yesterday afternoon  from Admiral Kempff, dated Che Foo,  Juno 21, saying that Tien Tsen. is  being   bombarded  and   lhat   the   Am-  respondent of the Daily Express, and  immediately began to attack the city j erican consulate as well as much of  on both sides, employing numerous | the foreign possessions are being des-  artillery. The force apparently arrived | troyetl.      A  relief  party  is    en  route  in time. The Chinese assert that thc  attack upon the legations had been  successfully renewed. On the night of  June 10th Chinese troops under General Tung Chlng attacked the legations and set on fire live European  buildings. Nothing definite is known  as to the results except that the' Chinese were ' disappointed.' Although  these reports are utterly discredited  by foregners'here'the Chinese infuriated may be destroying foreigners in  Pekin. A modified version of the  rumors received is that the' French as  well   as   the   German     minister    have  for Tien Tsen. including 130 American  marines under   Major  Taller.  London, June 22.���������The United States  gunboat Monacacy was 20 miles up the  Hi Hi river when the International  fleet becran the bombardment of the  Taku forts. According to the correspondent or the Daily Express she  was shot through the bows. The correspondent says that Chinese riflemen  on the banks of the river attacked  her  unsuccessfully.  The scantiness . of , authentic news  with reference to 'the' situation still  continues.  been killed. The English at Snang- ! Admiral Kempff's despatch to the  hai think the Chinese had foreign ad-j United; Sates navy department' an-  vice in organizing defences .' at -Taku j nou'nelng -that Tiehv Tsin was being  because of the precision with which ; bombarded was prominently used by  their attack " -was delivered. The ��������� ule London papers' and commented  wires   connecting   .with     the,   harbor', upon  as  meaning  a -change    for  the  nines   were'cut   by  the  bolts" of  the;WOrse.  varshlps lhe night before ihe bom- j 'pj-e British admiralty does not  bardment. It is now reported- at j Relieve the report of the death of Ad-  Shanghai that it was 'on board the j miral _ Seymour, commanding the In-  Russian cruiser Korietz, and not the i ternalional relief column and :;omi-  Madschur that'the explosion -occurred,-j'0fl*icial assurances are given that there  killing and wounding more than 50. j ]las been nothing received to b.ick up  It is reported that no fewer than 7C0Jsuci*,.a report. It is pointed out that  Chinese were   killed   in.the  lorts. j Admiral .Seymour* has' 'sufficient  sup-  The Shanghai    correspondent   of the   pijes   to   enable   him. to   get   io   Pekin  ' under     the   high  point at 82 5-S. ���������   '  A woman in S. Louis was fiercely  assailed for patronizing Transit Co.'s  cars yesterday.    .  Stonewall district ��������� residents have  asked for the dismissal of district license board  No. 4.  One hundred French Canadians left  Montreal to take part in a religious  celebration   at   St.   Boniface.  Loulenant -Governor Mclnnes has  been dismissed and Sir Henri Joly will  succeed  him.  One life, was lost and several persons  were Iniured In a hotel collapse al  South  Bend,  Ind.  ". he stable and storehouse Ol Contractor Lee, AVinnlpcg, were destroyed  by  fire.  George Modeland, of the Miner  printing oflice, Rat Portage, was  drowned while bathing.  ��������� The contract has been awarded and  work started on the Baptist college,  at Biandon, Manitoba.  The rebels are encamped around the  ciy of Panama and the surrender is  anticipated shortly.  The doctors ot Winnipeg at a meeting strongly disapproved of the prohibition bill.  A Frenchman, named Blondin, was  slabbed seven times at a Lethbridge  irrigation, canal camp. l  "���������'he 30th anniversary of the landing  of tho Icelanders in Canada was celebrated at Grand Village.  The report of Admiral Seymour's  death and the murder of foreign legations at Pekin is not credited in  London.  Jas. King, Ex-M. P. P., for Megan-  tic,- Quebec, Mrs. Nolin, her son and  three others were- drowned in Lake  Metapedia.  Thc Republic convention at Phlla-  di b hia formulated a. plalfonn and  nominated McKlnley and Roosevelt.  A largo delegation waited on the  law amendments committee to secure  .newer of exemption from taxation of  the Winnipeg Y. M. C. A.  building.  .Daily Express "says he is officially informed that Japan is mobilizing 23,000  men for immediate transportation.  Tlie whole of the Japanese merchant  shipping and coal has been chartered.  The British cruiser Undaunted arrived  at Shanghai yesterday cleared for action and took up a position commanding the Chinese forts. There are  throe Chlnese"cruisers in the. harbor.  A despatch from Shanghai says that  lhe Un'ued States transport Thomas  with troops from Manila'was diverted  ai Nagaslka and has arrived at Taku  with 1.2U0 men.                         ��������� '     .*  The British fiag is reported to have  been flying yesterday over the south  gate of l-ek-.i-,. Tins is presumed to  indicate lhe arrivi**.'. of Admiral Seymour. The summoning ot H'Hung  Chang to Pekln is regarded as a cora-  pleto change of front on the part of  the Manohus, who have abandoned the  hope of opposing lhe powers.  London, June-21.���������A news . agc-ncy  despatch from Shanghai, dated June  20, says: "After an arduous march  and frequent lighting with thi; Chinese, Vice Admiral Seymour arrived at  Pekin Sunday afternoon. On hve occasions the Chinese attacked 'the column, in , great force. There' ��������� were  many "mountec_-"m_ih among-the���������Chinese, but most of the natives were,  badly armed. " The losses ofthe Chinese during the march is estimated  at 500 killed. The losses.of -the foreigners were   trifling. <*    '   ,.  Washington, D. C June 21���������A caDie-  gram was received at -the state department    this    morning     (Thursday)  or to go back, which ever may be  best. A semi-official announcetnent  says that since he has not done the  latter he has done the former.  The Singapore correspondent of lhe  Daily Express, telegraphing this  morning from Kank Wu Yei asserts  that the Russian agents precipitated,,  if. they, did not .entirely organize the  present disturbances for purely Russian  purprses.  A despatch to the Daily Telegraph  from Singapore says tho Russians  from Tsin Chou have safely arrived at  Wei  Hai  Wei.  A despatch. to. the Associated Press  from' Shanghai, dated yesterday, says.  "The consuls met today to consider  the situation which considering the  absence of news from Pekin is looked  upon as particulars- threatening.  Grave fears still exist as to the  safety of the Europeans in Pekin.  It was agreed to wire to the senior  consul, at; Cho Foo > to communicate  ,-rith the ollieers at Taku asking E'.r  Immediate, assistance by. commuuic tt-  ing direct with Pekin, which tlif-y  believe can be brought about through  Sheng, director of telegraphs. They  advise that Sheng be asked to explain  the interruption of the commuui-a-  tions." -_! '_.  .._- ��������� . ..- . ..I  . .    _  IMPERIAL 8W  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto-  Capital Authorized,   ���������   $2,500,000.00  Capital  Paid Up, $2,391,863.00  Rest, - - $1,554,710.00  gmmmwmmmmmwmmmwwmmmmmfmtmwfta  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Pa.rlia.ment, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Merrltt,Vice-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Elias Rodgers  D. R. 'Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,     Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince        Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario: , '  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingersoll,  Llstowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomas,  Toronto, Welland, Woodstock,  Hamilton. ,  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  o������ ?1 and upwards received and interest   allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal,  and  other  debentures   purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada,  United ' Kingdom , United States,  Europe, India, China Japan Australia, New Zealand etc  Gold   purchased.  This   bank  issues  Special  Receipts  which  will bo accounted  for at any  of  the  Hudson's   Bay  Co's   Posts   in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B. HEARN,  Manngfir Ttpvnlstoka Branch.  . ���������fit'. Oi tt P'i-i !W K O I Ci'T-:  J Ml  Authorized Capital  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund  $2,500,000  2.170,000  -     1.850,000  DIRECTORS:  Wm. Molson Machhrsox, President; S. H. Ewikg, Vice-President;  w. M. Ramsay, Samcel Fini.kv, IIfkby Archibald, J. P. Clkgdokk,  H. MaHKLA.ND UOL-OK.  Jamks Ei.j.iot, General Manager.  Interest, allowed at current ���������  s_ -  J. D. MOLSON,  5-; Ma-Jagek, Kevelstoke, b. C.  ���������g-      A general banking business transacted.  fc .rates.  J. D, Sibbald  ^r. ___..... _.__,..-*^,^. ���������, pi,        in .*-^*m***p*���������j i ��������� i ��������� ��������� ib���������^���������������������������^������������������*���������  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  ���������0!B*iMmBxar*miVK  P. 5URN5 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Poi*k, Mutton, Sausage  in season.  lliiil -_ I  mm  \ 6  m  t. -*���������' ^t  !*W.l  ������v_?  M  IfifiJ  [n   fl'i   fiA    Mi  A  irom United States Consul Fowler at  Cho Foo. The consul says that "no  communication lias ' been, had with  Pekln for six days post,-lhat the.mission at San Chow has been looted and  that the Chinese general carried tne  missionaries off In safety to an unknown placu. Tho Chinese snips in  the harbor have left for the south.  Thc Russians continue to land troops  at Taku.  The"aflmirally has received the following despatch from Admiral --truce.  "Taku, via Che Foo, June 21.���������N3  communication from the. commander  in chief In seven days, and from Tici.  Tsin in live days. The allies hold the*  Taku torts und Tons Hu surely .ind  they will -advance to the relief of  Tien Tsen when in sufiicient strength.  Troops are expected* from IIring ICong  tomorrow, and 300 from Wei Hal Wei  the folio wing day. 11 is believed that  fighting Is constantly proceeding  around Tion Tsin. Thc garrison  there should bo about 11,000 men.   o   The '84 Special brand is  ' undoubtedly the best Cana*>  ciiari Rye Whiskey manufactured. No house should be  without it, and a 'rial will  convince you_that... it is just  Table furnished with  the  marker. aiTm-ds.  Liquors nnil  Cis-rars.  heclrooms. K.ttcs  -Month!v rate.  the choicest  Be-t Wines  L-arge, light  SI     a    dav.  RATE Si oo PER  DAV  nn  Afie  y  O S11 IB  9  IS  Good acconicnc'-i'ttion.    A.   j^ood  with cboicti wi  licmois and cigars.  wr-il siipi-Si?-'-  Frce Eas Meets All T pairv  Brown   <Ss  Proprietors  Pool  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  j' i i 1    and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Cal.o  what wc claim it to be  best.  ���������**-*--  **������,-  Always in stock at  jjji !t������rf f il _v.?  -the  Saddle    and      Pack  always for hire. .    ���������-  Fivielitinu   ,-ind  special ty-r-^������������������  Teamiiip.  Dailv" Staire luavi-s Thomson's   Landing  t-very tuorniiiR at'7  o'clock  for i'roi.L Lake (Jitv.    l.*'or particular**! write  CRAIG & HILLMAN. Thomson'sLandim-j  It may bo true   that Kansas City Is  deficient ln sleeping   accommodations,  jbut   there la   more   to  keep  delegates  j awako there tlu.n  In i.ny eastern city  '. that   aspireH   to   convention   honors.���������  Lonilon, June ll.���������The reports o* Aa- j St. Louis Globe-Democrat.  mlral Sevmotir's arrivat at Pekin ant'. I    "Thl������ story won't do at all," snid the  of  the safety ot the  roreign legations ��������� publisher    to  thc    ambitious    writer.  , _., ���������r,_,J"The detective chases a man all over  originating from Chinese sources. ai__i]th_   w_r|d   am]   ncvor    catches   h|m ,.  cabled tothis cily from Shanghai are;..-w-eni you sce> ]fs a realistic story,"  still unverified. However, the Italian'.explained the writer. J_ut the ex-  consul  at  Shanghai  has wired   to ilie j planatlon  was  unsatlslactory.  A  dishonest  gardener  had   received  iiiiflSbli S  *   (aljary.  ROB 6JRT  SA vj tON  . Cavalry when marching In sections  ���������that ts four abreast���������occupy as exactly as possible as many yards as  there ore men in the force.  foreign minister, Marquis Vlscountl j  Penosta. that the legations are.sare.  The rebellion is spreading ' far and  wide. There Is an Impression In diplomatic circles here and on the continent that the allies have not' yet  grappled with the situation effectively,  and that even the number 'of troops  now ln the field would be powerless to  control four million square milea.  The latest story sent out by the  Shanghai gossips is that Prince Taan,  president of the Tsung LI Yamen, has  burned the Imperial palace at Pekln.  and that the Empress Dowager has  committed  suicide.  Thc effect of the bombardment of  the Shanghai forts, as described by  the Shanghai porrespondents < was  sory in the extreme, there being  rivers "of blood and mutilated-corpses  piled up inside Ehe  forts.      The'Rua-  notlce ot dismissal from his master  a minister, and after an unsuccessful  attempt to vindicate his character,  said mournfully. "Ah sir, you will  miss me before I am an hour' awa'!"  "I don't mind :that," answered the  reverend gentleman cheerfully, "if I  miss  nothing else.",  ,  Light colored gloves are Introduced  thiF season, which In a great degree  wP'l * supersede the pure white ones  witch have so long fnjoyed tho stamp  or universal approval. Biscuit, doe  cc?or, sage gray, nickel, a pretty  ���������?hailc of tan, a light tint of sable  brown and one of lilac are among the  new -colors. ���������������  The Methodist conference of Manitoba and the North West Territories,  adopted a motion ��������� condemning _ the  leading provincial newspapers" for the  bitter .tone, of .the party political, discussion, and for the "increasingly  prominent-and; detailed accounts they  give of prize" fights and other lower  forms of athletic sports."  "This little Incident occurred a rood  mnny   years   ago,_whci.   I   w������s  on   :<  two   months'   trip,"    says    a.    tobacco  Dticl.-er In  lhe  leaf.      "There  was ore  western  city which  was productive <..'  "xropllotially good    businow     w   Ui.i  particular .occuslon.     1   stayed   in   the  town  it  couple ot  weeks.      Wi''!,  yi.'i  know- how lt Is on the rood.     If 1ms'-  nuHH  Is  good,  you can afford   to hnvo  plenty   of  siiort;   and  If  It  Isn't,   yo'J  siiend   your   evenings  quietly   In     iho  hotel.       Th'e   fact   that   I   was   fortu  unto enough    to he  booking nlenty of  good  orders   this  lime  warru.ntod   ni.:  in   taking   plenty  of   recreation     and  .lining   -my   two  weeks'   stay   I   innde  several good friends.   The night before  I" left I asked them all to come around  to the hotel,  where 1 treated Ilium  lo  a royal  good  dinner.     Thoy  wero a:!  residents  of the city,  and  it h������ Imp-  Boned lhat I was the    only travel Hi l.r  mar.  In the parly.      When lt came to  the  toast,  I    proposed    one    for eac't  gut si;   and after    all   had   resounded,  some-   ono  proposed  one cfor    me.      It  struck   me as  being good,  and  afterwards 1 wrote it out and preserved It.  Here it is:   . "Be kind to thn travell'm:  man.     lie has a father,  perhaps, and  a. mother, who knew him in his inno-  ���������"nt youth.   Maybe even now. in som"  'distant village",  fond hearts are  beating  for  him,   and   sweet  lips  brenti.**;  Icve's dearest prayers for his wolfar\  Then lay him down tenderly, fold hl**<  hands    peacefully    across    hia breast,  and close his eyes gently as you pkico  him at rest under the branches of the  weeping willow, where the birds carol  all   through   the  summer's   day   th������lr  softest,   sweetest   songs;     but���������slant  Wood Beaier  and Drayma^.  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest  nntloo        Onntrfl-?.!   fir   Inhttlnff   taV������n.  REVELSTOKE  "it,  RKS  Jobbing,.  OJ  Tipc Filling,  Blucksmilhiiig  IMumbin^  Tinsmitlung. Sheet Iron  Work, Jilachincry lie-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ���������iOBK GOEDON  Bet.elf.t-oh p.  CANADIAN PACIFIC  .*#:#.��������� i  "Imperial  Limited"  Daily Tourist Cars to St.  Paul.  Wednesday and Sunday to"  Toronto.  Fridays to Montreal and  Boston.  Passing R'-volstuke tv follows;  I--sl". lioiiml. AV est bound.  1 -ir. .. Impi.riai. Limited..21.33  P-uiiphlets furnished free.  Undertaking nrd Embaltring^  R. Howson & Co.,  KjkCKKSZIE   AVB.  Retail 15e*li-T������in Fnrnlta'e.  E.J  C0YLE.  A. C. V. A.  Vascou>cr. B.C.  T. VV. BRADSHAW,  Agent.  Rrvdstoke.  I*. ���������������;<.  v  fr*********************i *i*  J*  fr  fr  fr  n  Pens..  Wc havf jn.--t received a large  Miop'.v ... Fuiiiuain Pens, ranging  in "|irit*o from ?1 to }.*i ouch. Thee  pciia are all guaranteed nnd of llie  very beil make--..  ������__-i__l^__>  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  KEVELbTOKE  *  /    fr  ^1/  liyLAyi^Up  "un LEADING STORE  **  ���������*��������� ���������M-H-M-**** ******- ******* fr  P. H. TRUDGEON.   ELEOTRTCAL SUPPLIES,  .  ...CALL BELLS,   ANNUNCIATORS,   BATTERIES.   MEDICAL BATTERIES, .Etc.  ���������-��������� C'VMN BLOCK.  Local and  General  News  Tlu'if wis no mevting of tlie council  on Friday ni.nht la.-.l.  ���������Hoy'*, wa.-iiing suits, $1.75 at M.  K. L.nv>on.  Mrs J. l\ Mills...n .'ind Miss PnRPt.  letuvneil from Sit-iiiiuuis on Monday  nioi nilig.  Thos Tavlor M. P. P. left for his  home nl Trout Luke City on Saturday  morning.  Don't fail to hear thu Al.ir.inii.in  ('hiiiiHf ur. the Opera House nn Saturday nifjht.  Esliert's Ragtime Specialty Co.  have miide a dale for the ISOlh ii.bt., in  the opera house.  J. llilbeit. orifnnizer of the A. O. F..  will leave for Kamloops Thursday to  mguni'-e a Indue tlu-re.  ���������Hiiniiiiocks. small and liu-fie. all  prices and new al the Canada, Drug it  Rook Co., Revelstoke, li. C.  The Revelstoke Gun Club are sending five represent/dives to t.he shoot at  Trout Lake City on Dominion Day.  The Aluminium Chimes nnd Stuff  Bi-lls with Egbert's Specially Co. at  the Opera House, Saturday evening,  J une 30.  ���������All the battle pictures of the South  Air.can war; beautifully colored, only  tth-.. at the Canada Drug <fc Book Co.,  Revelsloke, B.C.  Ralph Smith M. P. P. came up on  the Kootenav last night and is in town  t > (lav. as the boat failed to connect  with the Imperial Limited.  IL Varnes, car inspector in   tho C  P. R. yard   here    has    resigned  position una left town to take  appointment in the east.  \V. B. Pool,  D.  McRae and  D. Mc-  - Cartli'iu* who left on Saturday for the  Isolde  Three    property   mi    Lafonne  creek, bad to  return  owing  lo  water  flooding the. trail.  ���������Flotidii water, toilet water tint, a  l.irite supply of the very best soaps  ancl sponges just opened at I ho Canada  Drug <v. Book Co's. Come if you want  to get a largo variety to chou-su fiom.  The ladies conducting the. Band of  Hope wi.-h to thank those who assisted in providing enjoyments for the  ch:l !ivn. The Band of Hope meetings  will be discontinued until after llu**  holidays. - ..  An enjoyable ci-inket match played  on Saturdav evening between Married  v. Single resulted in a win for the  Benedicts bv 11 runs. Another game  will be plaved uex.t. Saturday on the  Gun Club grounds, we'ither permitting.  The Ladies' Aid of ��������� the Methodist  church have prepared for a big crowd  at their Ice Cream social tonight on  ihe Par.-onaire law...,- Ice c.eam.  strawberries and cream, cuke and  lemonade will be served from S o'clock.  Owing to the prevailing epidemic of  (���������bii^eii pox among the children Mrs.  Vvilk*, tin- principal of the kinrtoi-  garlei. has been compelled to give, up  tne idea of holding a closing eiiterti.in-  niHnt in llie Oddfellows  Thu-sdi-y.  left town on Sat  his  another  hall     on  M.  . _. Pi'ttipiece. win  urdav with his pack train for Lafonne  creek, was turned I nick hy the high  water, the trail being covered above  tha can von. Mr. Petti piece, went on  until lhe water w.is up lo the parks  on the horses and llien turned back.  Nearly 100 names have boon taken  of those' desirous of joining the Young  Men's Club, which lias been formed  _i i u d t_r_t ii ejiii? p.i i-es_i)f__LAi_e_C_oi!ser Vii_live  Association. The rooms are now  open every evening. Subscription for  lhe pre.-.etil is 25c a month.  Anyone who has given in his  names'to join or is desiring of joining  liie new court of lhe A. 0. F. can get  his medical toi tificates from Dr.  (jarritlheis bv upplvitig ut. his otlice or  I..     I tin    i-wi.**-     ,. i.__v..  tl-,,. ,,,....-,  __..n ���������.  THE ILLECILLEWAET GAMP  j Mining Recordar Scott's Report on the  Progress and Prospects of This  Flourishing Camp,  ltlCAI.-WATKl.S OK FISH KIVEIl.  The Dimvegan mineral claim has  had :500 feet of tunnel driven on it.  Some 100 tons of galena ore have been  shipped.  The Ah.i.i mineral claim is a southerly extension of Hie Dimvegan. A  Tunnel has been run on the vein for  about. 101) feet, exposing ,-t very fair  showing of galena.  The Scotia. Elizabeth nnd Edinburgh  group of mineral claims has good  furfacc showings. A tunnel has been  run 160 feet lo tap the vein, and a  shaft. SO ft"tit deep has been sunk.  There are some 10 tons of ore on the  dump, astaying well in silver and  lead.  The Annie mineral claim is a  southerly extension of the Scotia. A  tunnel has been run 150 feet along the  vein, showing galena. A good sized  pile of shipping ore has accumulated  on the dump.  The Agnes mineral claim, asoutherly  cx.ten.ion of the Annie, has a good  surface showing, and a tunnel some 80  feet deep.  The Herritigbuck and King Solomon  are southern extensions of the Agnes,  with good surface showings, and a  tunnel now in about -10 feet. Ore.  galena.  These same claims just mentioned  are located on a strong vein about 8  feet wide, carrying ore along the  hanging wall, but are as yet undeveloped.  There is a plentiful supply of both  limber and water on tho claims. '  NOUTH FORK  Jiitithn mineral claim is situated on  the North Fork slope, and has a large  quattz vein outeiopping���������it. one place  0 feet across���������in which a tunnel has  been driven 130 feet, while another  tunnel further down the mountain has  been driven 110 feet. The quartz in  the faces of these tunnels is fairly well  mineralized.  There is supposed to be ISO tons of  concentrating ore on the dump. The  concent rales are said to assay over 300  ounces in silver to the ton.  Georgie and Reggie mineral claims  are situated on the North Fork, almost 10 miles from Albert Canyon,  and a tunnel has been driven KiO tent..  A lot of 4 tons of selected ore was  shipped lo the Trail smelter, and gave  very satisfactory assays in gold, silver  and copper.  Round Hill mineral claim. On this  claim there has been sunk a shaft 2-1  feet deep, showing at the bottom a  large deposit, of galenaandcarbonales.  Another shaft has been sunk 15 feet,  and a tunnel of 150 feet driven, both  showing galena in quartz.  Donald mineral claim.���������On this  claim a shaft has been sunk S-t feet,  showing ore at the holtom, and a  tunnel has been run some. 300 feet to  tap the vein. The ore is a mixture of  galena, pyrrhotitt. and blende, carrying silver values.  Blue Bell mineral claim is situated  about 1 mile south-east from Illecillewaet ; a shaft has been sunk 15 feel,  and a tunnel driven 140 feel, to tap the  vein.    Ore, galena.     Sotnc 5 tons were  ;shipped-to -England; '���������^������������������ ���������  Silvur   Bow.   Copper    Crown     and  Large  Consignment  Just Arrived  INCLUDING  Carriage Sponges  ,25ctor5c  Wool Spanges, 10c to 75c  Mediterranean Sponges  10c to $1.50  Manruka Sponges  $1.50 to $5.00  Red Gross  DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK,  McKenzie Ave  A Happy Gathering.  The pretty spot at the foot of  Government Hill was selected by the  children of the Band of Hope as a  fitting place to invite theii* parents,  friends und little brothers and sisters.  Here they all assembled on Saturday  last, ladon with haskets filled wilh  good things. While the children  played their many games the ladies,  assisted by lhe men. laid clothes on  the grass and prepared the feast. Free  ice cream and lemonade were served  together with the contents of the  baskets, until all bad said "enough."  After their repast young and old j'jin-.  ed in to play ball or swing or blind  man's bniF, until years were, forgotten  and all were young together. They  kept up their merry p*.ce until about  seven o'clock when a tired but happy  crowd might be seen wending its way  homeward.  Special Sale_   LADIES' BL2O6ISES  Special offer in Ladies' Blouses, new and popular goods,  latest styles. Regular prices $1, $2 and $2.50, going  now at 50c. $1.50 and $1.95.  STAMPED  LINENS  LUNCH CLOTHS  TRAY CLOTHS  SIDEBOARD COVERS  CENTRE PIECES, Etc.  A full assortment  of Embroidery  Silks always on hand.  M. K. LAWSON,  Mackenzie Ave.  LADIES' SKIRTS.  In Crash, Linnen, Pique and Duck.   Regular price���������$1.50, S2.50 $3.Iii,  and $4.50���������going now at $1, $1.50 $2.75 and $3.M).  MEN'S   FURNISHINGS  AND CLOTHING.  Men's AII-AVool Tweed, Serge and Worstercd Suits from $4.00 to $1.75  JMen's Balbriggan Underwear Suits���������$1.00.  BOOTS AND SHOES  REDUCED FOR ONE DAY  Wo ninhe n special offer of a splendid line of Shoes;   perfect fitting,  good, new stock.   Stan.laid prire���������$5.00.  SATURDAY, JUNE 2_RD PRICE-$3.75  Carpets  and -Linoleums  We also carry ;.  choice stock ot Carpets and Linoleums;   they nre  second to none in the city.  CALL AND SEE VS.  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS.  FOR.  SINGER  SEWING  MACHINES  and supplies for all best makes  CALL UPON  J. W; Bennett  MACKENZIE AVE.  Rod Rose Decree meets second and fourth  Fridavs of each month; White Rose Degree  meets first Friday of each month,in Oddfellows'  Hall.   Visitii.B brethren welcome.  W.M. MATHERS,  Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  .Secular meetings are held in tho  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of 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' Ilall.o... the second  and fourth Mondays of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to attend.  K.D..T.C..IOIINPON-,           C. W. MITCHELL,   Chief Runner. ���������'cc.-Vcp.  fi.NMI������H  JAMES C. ILL & CO.,  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  McKenzie Avenue.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our prices on  WATCHES AND CLOCKS  CALL AND SEE  Guy Barber, jeweller,  '  C. P. R. WATCH INSPECTOR.  Baker  AND  Confectioner  Bread - Delivered - Daily  CALL AND INSPECT OUR STOCK OF  NEW-  GROCERIES  4***M+*'M**M*'M''M''t'M*4-+*-M**'**  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of Mines, London.    Seven year*  at  .Morfa   Works,   Swansea.     17   years  Chiufl  Chemist  to Wigim Coal nnd  Iron Co.,   Eng.  Liuu chemist ami Asitiycr, Hall .Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Birds. Animals,  Etc., preserved*  and mounted,  THIHD STKKKT. KAHTOFSCHOOr.TIOIJSE  THE   FRED   ROBINSON   LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  On and i.fter this date nui- prices for Cut Firewood will  he ns  follows:���������  SI 00 Per Cord at Mill  $2.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH    FRED ROBINSON, ��������� ��������� ��������� Managing Director.  Large and Well Lighted  Sumple Itooins   Heated by Hot Air and Kle*?*������rin  Bells and Lfght in everv room  Free mis Meets All Trains  lteiusonalilu Kates   EDISON'S  STANDARD  PHONOGRAPH  With all tho latest improvements  ���������will take and reproduce records.  Price $!$ complete, Including  vunorder. Reproducer, llrrss Horn  'I'apphire ShavIiiK Knifu. Ear  Tubes, Camels Hair Brus!., OM  Can���������also half a dozen records and  books o-f instructions  fr  fr  fr  fr  t  fr  I   C.J. AMAN  I  fr ^  ***************************  NOTICE.  The Double   Eagle Mining & Development Co..  Limited Liability.  XOTICE is hereby given that the Annual  Ecneral moetinir of shareholders in this Company will be held at the ollice of the Oreat  Wes.er.i Mines, Limited, Kevelstoke, on  THURSDAY. JULY 12TII.1SW, at 't p.m., for  the pnrpn-e ot transact!..;; such busiiii-ss as  may be necessary In the intere.-,is of the  Company-  The   Transfer   Hooks   will  be  closed   from  Ju,-*lktWJ������,yl2lh'im  A. H. HOLDICH.  Secretary.  NOTICE.  The    Great   Western    Mines.    Limited  Liability.  NOTICE' is horcbv Kiven that the annual  ���������Mineral moctlna of Shareholder:- in Ih.s Com-  imnv will be held at their otHce, In Kevelstoke,  'mti'EPNESDAY. JULY UTIt, 1'-*������j0, at 2 p. ui..  [or the purpose of dentin* Directors and  ollieers for the ensuinc year 10 receive the  report of the Directors and to transact such  other Im-lnc-** as may !xj necessary in the  Intere-ts of theCompany.  The Transfer Knnks- of the Company will do  closed from July Lv. to J������{y IIihjlM.^^  Secretary.  Niisht  Hourly Street Car  I'elu'cci- Hotel and Station  .HOTEL  VICTORIAju-.  JOHN V. PERKS, Pkopihktok.  Grill K'.i)r_i in (".nnectlou for the Convenience of Cuests  . TIIK LATEST IDEAS IN  and  Suitings  Overcoatings  NEWEST AND BEST  l.ot later than 7 :30 |). m. tomorrow.  Organi'/.-.-!' Ililherl i.s im-i-tinjr Willi  ���������.tiikI" .-iiLfebs in the 1'oii.ialioii of n  'ojgr of tliu A. O. ir". in to.vn. There  i, in he 11 met-ling held nf lhn.-u in-  .ei ding 10 join hi the up-.lair.-i hall ut  the upi-i-ii liou.-t? nn Weilt>i'.-day eveti-  inb ni So. k., to in gnni'/.'.'the lodge nml  1 ecide on n name.  The live elections in Victoria and  South Vfcti'iiii will take place on July  : rd, unci tin- li-gislutiii".' i������ Miiiiimnii'il  1...* ill" I'M). Aii Mr. lJiiii.-iniiir's  li.nf.olo a.*, pre.-iih'iil of the council  L.iir'.f.-with it no teiiiiiiH-ii.tioii he i.s  not 1 ild ivct-<I to  MlliH'iits at all.  Dining the hii:li  a nn.nth Ipciiu 1' lip  uiu;.' .tjs.iin 01. tliu  rvi/ii mint* dam.1  Copper Hill mineral claims are situated 7 miles north ol' the C. P. Ry. track  at P'lut (.reek. Two t.iinni'.lsi have heen  driven on these claims, one 00 and the  other 70 feet. Some IS tons nf ore are  said   to   have   lieen     shipped,   which  being  THE..  eilY-EXPRESS-  A Large Range of Imported Woolens to  select from  J. B. Cressman....  Ahlln & Co.'a Old Stand.  Cleanliness  Is Next to Godliness  If you want your sravengOTing  work done in a clean iiii<1> economical way send a card lo  F. SAUNDERS,  KEVELSTOKE STATION.-  A SPECIALTY OF  ..BRUSHES.,  Lonen's Best Parisian Hair.  Fine Clothes   Hand   Tooth   Hat   Complexion Rubber   Nail    FIELD & BEWS,  When von reach Ferguson,.B.C.,  Stop at the -Mi '  Hotel Lardeau  J. Iai'Ghtox, Proprietor.  Hest ?'_.(M a day house in the Lardcnu. 'Host  of cuisine service��������� Finely equipped bar.���������  Choicest wines, liquors a'nd cl-giirs.���������Head*  quarters for miners and mlnins men.���������Well  lighted and healed rooms, neatly furnishedf  NOTICE  Notice is hereby Riven to purchasers of lots  In Block ������������������A," Town of Kevelstoke, otherwise  known us the "Mara Townsite Property," that  all instill men I.s on account of purchase are to  be paid lo John l>. Sibbald, Mara Townsite'  Agent, and to 1.0other person*.  J. A.MAKA,  To Rent.  Pinno to Rent.   Apply to .1. JI. Scott.  Board,  ' nOARI-���������With or without room-,  the IlKll.M.n ollice.  Apply at  To Rent. '  Furnished Itooms 10 let���������all convenience.   .1.  1). CKKS.MAS. Mackenzie Ave:  _ti_m:_e] ,_^.A.:B_I__J:_E^,  E. W. 3. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivery ol parceis, baggage, etc.,  any part of the City,  Anv Vine] nf Tr an -sferring  i^ii  I't'iiirn to     hin  con-  ���������.vatcr of'O'i it iv'ii.s  ��������� trains were run-  .0:1th lirancli .mil as  has lieen done 10  thu 1 rack lins "vL-ar than tlien.it is  :ilti>m*tii..'i- likely that the sti-iiiiicis  will he iiinniiii? tip here for two or  thves: week-, at all events.  An I'iitl.t hour tiny lic*_;nn in thi: C.  1*. Jl. shops h"ie this week. This does  not mean tl.ut the company have  nilopli-il thi- plank of tin: .-.ocinlist  ���������phiUitiiu hut that owi������n I" lhe  ..hreatcri! .-Ii..ita^e in the M.tn'itroa  wheal rroo, work in the shop-, is slack.  .-\.i inauv" as 3UU hum: aie laid off ill  _M.-Liiituli;i.  Prof. D. Hurler, lhe K"-"iit pmnist,  vocalist and comedian, will ������ive hy  special reipiest one nf his jireiit entertainment-, at PetiMson'sliall, tomorrow  t Weilnesday) evening. Duriiij? the  ..���������.HcitaiiiiiiL'iit a vote will he taken  .-mil a prize -^iveii for the most popular lady in llie house and also one lor  ihehoiiiliest man.    Admission 2.".e.  A visit to J. Maly's nursery Karde"  011 the Uifi 13t:tid load is quite a revelation as to what can he done in  l.orticultuie in Revel.-toke. He has  peas in pod, potatoes ready to {lift,  ciicnuihei's in flower, celery a foot and  :i half hifjli and everything in n  ���������wonderfully forward slate. He has  iiln-.-uly pirked about loll His of strawberries" ft��������������� the local market.  yielded guild returns, values  copper and gold chiefly.  Saiupihar mineral claim is situated  2 miles north of Illecillewaet. On  this claim a shaft has heen sunk ..0  fe-.t. some 12 tons of ore from which  were on the dump. In another place  a tunnel was run 00 feet to lap the  vein, when 11 drift on thu vein'wfis'i'iin  siitin'   '.'J3   feet. Ore,   argentiferous  Ralt'tiii.  Summit Lode mineral claim is a  southerly extension of the .Sanquhar,  A lii.inel has hei.'ti run 00 feel to tap  the vein, Irom which a driti. i.0,.fwyfj  long has heen made on the vein. i^.JMki  agiilemi,   carrying good .silti;r  Undertaken  BEVEIjSTUKE  SMELTER,   All orders left at It. M  Store, or by Telephone No.  prompt attention.  Smythe'-!  Tobacco  - will  receive  *********+*'t***********'lr**  ju fr  fr We Repair.  ore    is  value.-.*.  North Star minernl claiiu is sitmifod  near (ifoiir.d Hog Liasin, hut in tliis  division, and ahoul, one mile from the  .1 .initio. On this claim 11 tunnel has  l.eei. run in aliout 110 feet to tap tin-  vein. There is .1 very nice showing nf  galena tin l.ht: propel ty, carrying good  values.  WATCHES +  t CLOCKS, t  + ami all kinds of Jewellery      X  ���������j*  ��������������� If the   v.-orlc   it  not satlsfiictory v.t  fr  ������4refund your money. fr  i-We GUARANTEE OUP. WORK fr  fr''.?~ and ctand hy our ituarantcc. fr  _g'y.'|. fr  j..    We ahocarcya good line of Watchcx fr  i_. and .lewcllcry, which wc dlnpow of at, fr  fr 'moderate prices. j^  E.M. ALLUM, I  Th" Leading  Watchmaker and Jeweler.  j.  First Street, next door to IUrai.o odico.  fr  X. +  *****************"{���������*******��������� h  LEWIS BRO;  KaCCK.SMOItH'IU FAVETTF. liCKHIt  _F_risr_A.3srai-A.ij, i^_ba_.x. estate  g-ez^-E-R^-Lj i_rsrsTj_e,-A.i>TCE acs-ehstts  ..FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE..  Money to Loan on Easy Terms.  Rents Collected  ���������������������������mania.  One door east of Molson's Bank  TOWNSITE  YOUR  Now is the time to call and .arraiiRC  /or a SI'KI.N'U SUIT and nn OVERCOAT  ���������Splendid line ol s.iltinss, Newest  Fashion Platen, good workmanship.  R.S. "WILSON  Next thc McCarty Block.  j Paints,    Oils,  Glass.  H. MAYNE,  SOLE AGENT  ..LOTS FROM $150 UP..;  -ON   EASY   TERMS-  <m0000404Hr4f40040440-6<K(4l*4  &  R.H.MAYNE,  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  Jg2&  Our delayed stock ol the ahovo has just  arrived und wc have much plcmairu in  .ilaci.if; before thu Itovclstokc public a  lint of the. KiimlK wo arc now prepared to  supply them at rcauonablo prices.  Boiled and Raw Oil, Tnrpontlne, Coal,  Tar, Vamlnlius in three unulcs.  Colors ground in Oil, Japan or Dry.  Cold Water K.tlsnmlnc In every shade.  Whiting, Planter and Portland Cement  (InnilSEi.ariintccd to ho of best quality  and all .rum hest inakurH.  Starret's Mechanics Tools tor Sale  -W. M. Lawrence  I Hardware. Tinware. Stoves.  1'ainls. Oils and Cllas.s.  -A|;e>it for Hamilton Powder Co.  STEAMSHIP    "LARDEAU"  ���������    Running Between iftrrowheaA and  Thomson's Lrsndin*^.  Commencing  .liiny   tilth, lssni,   win* -.ni*'.' i������r  follows   .weather |icr.nittiii|:).  Leave Arrowlicad for Thomson's I aniline  and Conitipllx al To'i-Io.-k dinl;.  Leave Thon^on'-. l.jLiifliu-j an.I Coinaplij-; foir  Arrowhead at lSo'clt.flc daily  Connecting: With All C.P.R. Trains  and' Boats*.  The owners reserve the right to change  times of,sailings without notice.  FRED.  ROBINSON,    '  M una., in ^'Direct or:  .fr.fr.fr-^t-'fc .fr.fr ������^i������^.._.>|.,j^.^..j|,-j.'j.'.fr j.*-j.-.'^.'X*..x..j..'X"A'_(--'  I  t  "f_"XX0CA"I7lND"USTrtV  ���������*  ���������* fr  ^    OF PUBLIC BENEFIT.   5  THE REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY..  .IS BOTH  Telephone 36.  P.O. Box 86.  Savag-e Bros.  Second Street  THE  Family Grocers  ....PAVAOK J1ROS. bec to inform tho public  ....and their patrons that they have added a  ....choice line of KRESH GROCERIES to their   stock, and arc prepared   to  sell  at close   figures for cash.  Thc Proprielor rcqtipstx your  patroimgH on tho ahovo diets.  First CliiKH Mnchineiy nnd  Fit'stt. CIiibk Whito Help, on-  snr'cs First CIiish Work. A  tiinl ordur is solicit pel from  outtiide pnint.p, or from resi-  tl������nUi of HovelKtoku who ui'������  tiot ttlri'iuly on our list of  patrons.  -     ' /  F. BUKER,  Proprietor.  TELEPHONE NO. 43.  1  fr  fr  fr-  fr  fr  fr  t  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  $���������  fr  fr  Wc still handle  FEED AND FARM PRODUCE  All Purchases delivered free of Charge.  Frcsb supply of fish every morning.  Careful attention..  Prompt delivery  ********-M"M'**-f *+********���������*���������*  Jas. I. "W"oodrow  ���������RUTCHER  R itail De.-iler in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game* in Season....  All order." promptly filled.  l&T^&u EBYBJ_5������0KB. B.S-  m-  A  VV E   hereby  notify   the   smoking*  i  public that the Cigar  Makers' Union  4  i  have resolved to  permit members  of  the Union to. work  in  bur  Factory,  j  and UNION  CIGAR  MAKERS   arc  now at work with us.  A  Wds'feiipi^ ?��������� C%&Ba  Wk������W������\?y<,."  THOS. LKE. Propriotor.  5*

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