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 *  e     , ���������'    r   t * t j"  '  LIBRARY'  ,r-?-13iATIVB ABSEMBLI  AUG 23 1900  -v,  /VICTORIA, B.C.  -ISSTJBD  TWIOE-A-WEEK - TUESDAYS    A.2STID   PRIDATS-  .< *.  Vol. IV.    No. 66  REVELSTOKE, B. C. TUESDAY,   AUGUST 21, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Advance:  Ceylon -  30 Cases  Ceylon Tea  15 Cases  celebrated  5 o'clock Tea  This is the first lot we have  had direct irom the plantation and it is much superior  to the 5 o'clock we have hud  before.  15 Cases  BEN HUR  40c. per lb.  This can- ot be equalled for  the money.  LARDEAU'S   SHIPPING   MINES  Fifteen Hundred Tons This Winter  from the Silver Cup.���������Five Hundred  lrorn the Nettie L.  On the Nettie L work is being  steadily continued. Mutineer Pool ih  expected in daily. The Nettie L will  ship nt least COO tons of high grade ore  us soon ns rawhiding season nets iu.  The Triune lessees have another 20  ton shipment, ready for the packet' and  freighter. They will, if possible, hnvo  100 tons down to Ten-Mile before snow  flies.  The Bugle is Informed on fairly  good authority lhat the Silver Oup  people have decided to get down to  business, in tbe matter of ore shipping,  unci w ill take out at least loOOtons this  winter. The Gup ore nets about $180  to the ton, ho that even without a railway there is a Rood margin to work  on, The gold values���������from $10 to $2dp  found in the Cup ore makes it a smelling proposition. Under Supt. McNeill  the banner mine of the Lardeau has  been systematically developed and  there is enough ore blocked out to ship  20 tons or more a day all winter if  expedient.  The Black Bear Mining company,  operating at the forks of a tributary of  Pool creek, over the summit, norlb-  east nf Fei-^uson, is making a test,  shipment, this week, sayH.Supl. Woods,  C E. Work is heing vigorously  pushed ahead, preparatory to the  winter. They will continue work all  winter with a good strong force, and  hope to inakesteady shipments, though  the property is or.ly one season old.  This portion of the Fish river camp is  rapidly coming to the front.���������Eagle.  GREAT DEPARTM  Just in another '-shipment of:  Lipton's  40c and 50c  PER LB.  10 Cases  Prospect For Cinnabar.'  How many prospectors are familiar  with cinimbai? Those who are tint  should become acquainted with its  geneial appearance, for the discoveiy  of new deposits wi mill prove of great  value, as shown hy the foil wing:.  Boston. Mass., Aug. la.���������Some  fear  .is felt in the   trade  that  tho   world's  production of quicksilver  is  likely  to  prove unequal to the growing   ileum tl.  The total supply in 1899 wiu> about 95.  000 flasks from" Spain.   Italy,  Austria  arid  California,  the principal sum-res  of supply.   This was less than fur quite  a number of years with an exception  or two.   The production of .the. cinnabar mines of California, the only large  producers upon the American  continent; has declined Ironi _-),()00 flanks  in  1SSS   to-  only   28.100    in    1������JW.     The  principal mines of Spain   anil Austria,  which have been producing for nearly  2.WX) years, are tin" only -Mth-ers pi*������:  diicers of  imrinrtatice.. except  Russia,  pi*odni*ingS.7r)0 flasks la. t.'-year,  none  nf which, came out. of. that  connl.i-v.  Spain  produced--y9,-349  flasks  in' 181*9*  and'Austria'only   15.000. *  Hope   for  future increased supplies of quicksilver  comes fin iii.-New Smith  Wains,   uh-re  ciiinah.-n*   is  said   to   he   plentiful   and  r-.n_rli-;li capital is now turning iu 'that.  ���������direction wilh Ihe. view ot  testing  tie  value of the ores-  Ram Lai's  THE  FAMOUS  The best  Package  Tea on  the Market.  Coffee!  Coffee!!  Five barrels Java and Mocha  _���������the_be^.t__that__can_b.eip.ror-_  ���������cured in Canada.    Also five  barrels of Santos.  I MEN'S SOFT PEARL HATS!!   <m  For Summer wear the Soft Pearl Hat finds favor. It is Ktylish and always in good  taste, and looks cool and comfortable. We have, a Pino assortment of the best Pearl  Hats in stock. Thev nro light weights, mnde of fine fur felt and  come in the Leading English and American Blacks. ��������� You can choose  them in high, narrow or medium crown, with roll curl or flat set  brims. All have silk bands in Blnck or self colors. The cheapest  Pearl Hat is $2. up to our best quality at S3.50. If you want one  for the holidays, we will be pleased to show you our styles. No  harm done if you don't buy.    Come and see.  ..Men's  Holiday Dress Needs..  We have about everything a man or boy could desire in the way of  Dress Needs for the  Holiday  or an  outing.    We  have  it���������good,  stylish, up-to-date and reasonably priced.   We have it with enough  variety to please moi-t every taste or fancy.    You  will  have  plenty  of,  time on Wednesday morning to come and see what we can do for you. As  an inducement for you to come we mention these attractive offerings���������  Men's Suits  Men's Suits  tapMifliuitlllilltimtliiiiiiiiHiiimiiiim iitiiiiiiiiipiiiiiiiiiiG-iiinniie:    ������n.iR.,,niii-i**iiiRnniii*,i..,sNiiiBitiMii*intii  | Men's Bicycle Pants, in a medium dark. :.  | mixed Canadian Tweed, loops for belt, side ;  : and hip pockets, strap and buckle at.knee. |  s Regular price $3.50; Cash Sale Price. .$2.75 ������  | Men's Tenuis Suits���������coat and pants, single I  5 breasted, sari-ueshape. three-palch prickets \  on coat, pants with strap for belt, side and ;  nniiMiimiiiiiiiimiii'i-tristtBiitK  | Wun's Suits���������Single-Breasted Sacque, nil \  : wool, Canadian Tweed, strong Italh-n��������� s  = cloth lining. Regular price $12; Cash Sale s  | Price $0.50 \  : Roy's two-piece Suits, knee pants, in black :  . | and grey checks, of good Canadian Tweed, |  liip pockets, medium light, grey pin check-,* ������ wilh neatly pleated back and front, pants s  tweed. Regular price $7.50; Cash Sale?, a lined. Sizes 2-7 to 2S. Selling Price $2.75; S  Price ��������� '. -. * $0.50 s   : Cash Sale Price ;$2.00 :  9Kgg������aK'i<(taiiiiiginiiii)taaiiii-i,'aa_gi_igili*tiipgi<tllliiiiuiijigiiiiiii_rriiii3i)u(n    .imniuui  tepiiiHiikiiihiiiiiNiiiiiitiitiidiBoiH'iaiiiaiii.ati guunion  I Carpet.-Sale To-Bay,an  .Wejiaye.enquiries-froni all quarters respecting.Our Special Sale of .Carpets announced-.-,  for this morniiijr and liow in'! progress. 'J'o'Miiisfy everybody we shall have to"continue '  it tomorrow.    Here is a summary of Wednesday's values���������  NOTE AND COMMENT  JUST ARRIVED  JarsT^Jars  Two Hundred Dozen Preserving Jara just arrived.  Everybody is in great need  of them at this time of year  Come and look at this large  assortment before boiling  down your berries. In this  shipment we have jars in all  siaes. Anyone wanting  anything in this line should  make a special effort of  looking this shipment over.  GLASSWARE  We have to draw your attention to our glassware  department���������it is brim full  of new goods.  As will he seen in the report  Friday's council   meeting  the  of      the  proposed   purchas..'  Revelstoke   Water.   Power   &  nf  last  matter  of th ���������  Lit-ht.  Ci>,'s plant w������s postponed for a week  on a plea that a petition i.s iu circulation among the property owners  asking the council to put tbe matter  to tlie vote of the ratepayers by a  bylaw. The Hrrai.d considers that  petition or no petition, this should he  the coarse adopted by the. council.  This question is an exceedingly  momentous one and one which should  be thoroughly and publicly discussed  before any action is taken ,in the  matter. As the feeling nf the Council  tftandsat preseiit7"th*^^nrpositioii7"if*itT  is to he decided by them alone, will no  doubt he rejected. ' The Herald  thinks that it would he far better for  them to admit the other property-  owners to their share of the responsibility either one way or the other by  giving them an opportunity ,to . vote  fo* or against the purchase themselves.  RAM LAL'S TEA as a Package Tea  cannot be beat. It has no eqaal In the  Market, as a sample package will convince all lovers of good Tea.  At last tbe first step has been taken  -and tbe survey of the wagon road  north, which will eventually extend  to Carues Creek and beyond that to  navigable water above Death Rapids  has begun.'*' No time should be lo-a is  soon ns the bust line has heen located  and surveyed in getting the working  par;ies out and beginning operations  The 8eifrt.>n is,drawing on and there is  no ntore time to he lost. We want to  get as -mii-h of the road finished before  snow flies as possible. The instructions are to secure the hest line for a.  permauent road. Such a matter a..  that is best left to the expert opinion  of tho surveyor. He will doubtless  weigh carefully the question as to  whether tlie old route" through the  canyon <������r a new one back on Unbend, above is the most suitable in  accordance with his instructions. All  we can ask him to do is to get over his  survey at this end with as much despatch as is compatible with thoroughness, so as to give ns a chance to get a  big slice of the work done this fall.  $i oo Tapestry- Carpets are Reduced to 75c  75c Tapestry Carpets are Reduced to 55c.  75c Hemp Brussels are Reduced to 60c.  65c Hemp Brussels are Reduced to 46c.  65c Union Ca-pets are Reduced to 60c.  55c Union Carpets are Reducee to 40c.  Art   Squares  $6.00   3x3   1-2  Reduced to  Union  $4.S5.  $9.06 3x4 Union Art Squares are   Reduced!  . to $7.75  The Nelson Tribune appears to lie  the latest convert to the theory of  party lines in provincial politics. In a  recent issue it t,uyt>:  " Whut will happen after this is a  matter for speculation. The niost  probable outcome appears to he the  division of the House upon federal  party lines. As lo the desirability of  this, public opinion has very greatly  changed within the past few weeks.  Many who opposed the intioduction of  party lines during the recent contest  are now prepared to welcome it, and  the new converts to the innovation  may be sufiU-ii>j>l)y strung lo bring it  about," .  Boys Wash Suits  Boys' Washing Galatia.Blouse Suits, in stripes, deep  collar on Blouse, pearl buttons, short pants, broken  sizes.   Kegular price $1.50; sale price $1.00  Men's Furnishings  Men's Fine Neckwear in  four-in-hand,   best English  foulards, in all colors.     Regular  price 50c.  and  75c.  -Cash-Sale-Price .:--.-..-������������������;.--.-. .=..-.-.-.-.-.-..���������r:-.v-.-.-r-. .--.=..-..-.-. 25c-  Mer.'s Fine Imported Bicycle' Hose wilh fancy turn'  over lop", in brown and heather mixtures���������all sizes.  Cash Sale Price 50c  Men's Fine Imported Woo) Jerseys, in plain, cardinal and cream, narrow col Inr, short sleeves. Regular  price $1.50.    Cash  $1 00  Men's All Wool Sweaters, with deep roll collar.  Price $1 25.   Cash Sale Price 75c  Men's Fine Cream Cashmere Shirts with fancy  colored stripes, collar attiuhed. Jii.it Ihe thing for  the Holiday season.    All sizes.    Cash Price $125  Then the Special Sale of Summer' Shirts at 7."n'. Did  ynu (get your flinre of them yeslerday? If not, be  sure und come today or Wedne-day mUrnini.. Such  Shirt Bargains do nut cmii.. vour way very often and  you can well afford lo take the lime lo ionic and buy.  Sailor Hats for 25c.  Instead of 75c and $1  Just to close out our Sailors we put the balance of  1 lot on sale Wednesday at. a price that ought lo clear  every one of them. Sold ntCOc., 75c. and $1. Cash  Price 25c.  Children's Straw Hats  To he bought at extra low prices during our.Clearing  Summer Sale,  A Big Day in Towels  Look at the chance offered for 20c a pair! Is it not  gi eat. I You'll pick up all the different ones you may  need for Summer use Wednesday at a fine saving in  cost. They are nice enough for anybody. Cusli  Price 20c a pair  Shirt Waists  Plain-arid-Fancy-C.'imbric.-and-Percales Shirt���������Waists-  rauging as high   as  Wednesday for Cash  $2.25  each.     Your  choice  on   $1.00  Beautiful  French Piques  20c Quality for 15c  The designs are in stripes, Bayadere effects. Instead  of our regular price, 20c: Cash Price Wednesday ..15c  Cool Cottons  and Dainty Muslins  In doing the business  wn incrense onr ability and  capacity to do it.    Everything good in Wash Fabrics  ciimcs to us,    Here are thu latest:  Choice 20c riuslins���������15c.  250 Yards .'10 inch Princess Baptiste���������one of the leading Wash Fabrics of the season���������white grounds with  figured designs of Red, Light Blue, Navy Blue. Pink.  Helint rope and Purple, excellei'-**. wearing and good  washing goods.   Regular 20c.   "Vyodnesdii"     15c  Mail orders reaching us any time on Wednesday  will be Hlled ac these prices Thursday.  15c Silk Finished Prints for i3..e  150 Yards Finest   Silk   Finished   American   Prints;-  white grounds,   with   narrow  stripes   of Blue   Hair  Lines. Pin Stripes, positively fast colors,  regular 15c  goods for 12ic  20c BORDERED APRON LAWN 15c���������100 Yards  40 inch White Victoria, Lawn, with imitation hemstitching��������� best, 20c quality for 15c  A ROCKY TRIP  The North   Thompson   Route   to Tete  Jaune Cache. Dr, Weldon Will Come  Out By  Revelstoke.  John V. Smith returned on Monday  evening last with seven of the fifteen  men who composed the party which  accompanied him and Dr. R. C. Weldon, of Halifax, and his two sons to  the Tele Jaime Cucho mica minus. It  will be remembered the party left here  on the Oth of Jnlv with a large outfit  of supplies for the purpose of both examining aiul further developing the  mica diiposits in which tliey are interested in 1 hut section. The party  experienced considerable Impediments  in their progress over the trail, wnich  was found tn be nun rly impassable,  owning to the extreme stage of both  the main stream and its tributaries  at points where tliey are crossed by  the trail. II, was also found that  recent high winds had strewn the trail  with fallen timbers, which necessitated  heavy chopping, construction of  numerous small bridges across sloughs  and small streams and frequent rafting  and swimming the larger ones.  The advance party of five men who  were dispatched from here on the 12th  of June was over taken at Frank All-  ingliani'.s Bella Vista ranch. After  building several miles of trail at points  where the old trail has been entirely  washed away, the party reached the  second crossing of the North Thompson  River on the evening of the 2nd inst.  at which point 11 dugout was made  to convey the stuff to the Alb red a  side. The supplies running short it  was decided to utilize the stores on  hand to allow Dr. Weldon to visit the  mines. Mr. Smith therefore returned  as stated, and will likely leave again  about the 1st of September with a load  of supplies for the men who it is intended will remain in camp during the  >vinler, Dr. Weldon is expected to  to be in Revelstoke about the 25th inst.  via Canoe and tlie Columbia rivers.���������  Kamloops Sentinel.  0ATH-BREAK1HC BOERS  Lord   Roberts   will    Show    no   More  Leniency to Perjured Burghers  Pretoria, Aug. 20���������Lord Roberts'  new proclamation after reciting the  fact lhat many have bioken the oath'  to maintain neutrality, and tint the  leniency extended Lo the burghers is  not appreciated, warns all who break,  their oath in the future th'nf. they will  be punished by death, imprisonment'  or fine. He declines that all bmgheis  in districts occupied by the' "British'  except.thosc who tnko oqth will he'  regarded as prisoners nf war _ and  transported, and that buildings on'  farms where the enemy or his scouts  are harbored will be liable to be tinted.'  THE DOUGHTY DEWET  Gen.  THE AUSTRALIAN COMEDY CO.  Corairi-e Here Next. Week Will Play  '��������� '-Saplio" and "His Night Cut." "  : OnFridaynndSaturday nextwearelo  have rather an unique attraction iii the"  form of a company of ladies' and gentle-  meif direct from Australia^ The company are touring the world. After Oan-_  ada they will go on to England, thence)  to South Africa. It must bean immense,  ly expensive undertaking to bring a  company such a distance and we feel,  sure that they will do crowded business  here. Revelstoke can always find  money for a good show The company  are to present on Friday next the  much talked of play "Sapho." Nearly  everyone has read the book and is  anxious to see the play. The opportunity is given them on Friday next.  Some idaa of the success this company  has scored in America can' be gleaned  from the fact that th'ey played Sapho  in Portland (Oregon) lo crowded houses  for fourteen performances. On Saturday they will stage another new play  an immensely funny comedy' -His night  out'.' The tickets are now on sale at  the Canada Drug & Book Co.'  Baden-Poweil Asked to Surrender  to the Boer Leaded,  Pretoria, Aug. 19.���������Gen Dewet aj>-*  peared yesterday at North Commando'  Nek, held by Gen. Bhd'en-Powell, and'  sent in a fl.i'g of truce, asking for the'  surrender of the British force. Gen.'  Baden-Powell replied, asking what'  terms Dewet wnV prepared' to offer.  Dewet is' evidently moving1 eastward."  Lord Rolierts is issuing'new severe and  rigorous orders rescinding the ones  previously issued.  The City Council  . Met ns  usual   on   Friday  evening.'  present  lhe Mayor. Aid., Itilpatrick,  Newman,   Gbrdbh.    Mi-Ma_iop.     The"  correspondence was of  no particular  interest.  TENDERS FOn SIDEWALK'  were'received as follows: P. Egren,'  Jas. Lander. D. McCarthy,. J. E. Wood,'  A. Revelchese, L. A.' Fretz, XV. ___'  Fpnte.'R. V. Clare.' B. Miller nnd^C. K.".  McDonald. The consider.-.tion of the'  tenders was laid" over till the next'  meeting of" the council.  REPORTS'  The report o'f' the coiiiiiittWe' of' the"  wliole on the advisability of purchas-^  ing. the   Revelstoke   Water. Light &"  Power   Co's.   plant    consisted    of   ������,"*  minority   report   signed   by  Aid." R*"  Gordon,'and a-majority report against"  it  signed   by   the   Mayor,   Aid. Kil-'  Patrick,   Patrick,   Newman   and'-Mc-''  Mahon.   The report was.l_.id. over for.,  one week in consideration of  the fact*  that there is a  petition  in circulation'  amoi.iGr.the property, owners  of   the.'  city asking thai the bylaw" be' placed"  before the people.  .   Aid. * Kilp.itiick" asked  ,what    was"  going   to   be    done    with'" . property  owners,   who  had   failed   to  comply  wit th'e legulatjons concerning clear-,  ing fallen LiinlVr and stumps off   of  vacai'ft lots.   The  matter was left to'  the care of the chief of police and  the'  bylaw   committee whs   instructed   to'  draw up  a   bylaw   compelling' those."  who have not cleared'their lots to do'  at once.  * Aid. McMahon was placed on the"  the Fire, Water & LFght and' Bylaws,'  Markets & Health cniijinitteWvice ex-  Ald. Peterson.  After  passing   some   accounts"  council adjourned.  the  Mc-  .^12;-  You'il Be Keenly Interested in Dress Goods  We give you a chance this month tofeler.t from a most comprehensive variety of the  season's finest materials i'or a great deal less than their value. And when you can  ������ive a quarter or mwe on each yard, it doesn't take long to run up into the dollars.  You will be just that much ahead on your new suit or costume if you choose it now.  BS������������3������e������SXsXs)������_^^  BROS.  i; General Merchants  Revelstoke, B. C  9Jp..t#P09-PJ*������#+.*iJt>J>������&������P-������JHV*9-������ g********'***'.*.^.**-***^*^^  Revelstoke Gun Club.  The shoot held on Saturday for  gold button resulted as follows:'  Donald,-10;-Barber,-13;-John.ston  Skene, 12.  The grounds have been put. in good  shape for the tournniiient on Friday  and Saturday and the area, within  which the lost birds usually fell has  been well harrowed to prevent them  breaking.^  Thu Revelstoke teanl will probably  consist of K. D. Johnston, Guy Barber.  C. G, Skene, A. McRae, and A. McDonald. The Vernon team, who are  iu constant practice and in very ^nod  form will be Dobei'cs,Williams,|Eva'us,  Siniinoiidsund one other. A team has  promised to come from Tiout Lake  and some individual shots will come  from Golden and Nelson. At Rogers'  Pass Willis Armstrong is practising  hard for the 'M.'M carbine,  Shooting will begin on Friday next,  21th inst., at 2 p.m. sharp.  the  Stfidke the famous ������1 Presidente  Provincial Estimates.  Tlie following are  the items  estimates' of  most'   interest  in  tho    to'th'e'  district:'  Salaries : Government Agent! Revelstoke at 8115 per mpntli, 81,380;:  Mining Recoider at 915,' 8005;'"Cleric'  at $>35, ������.S07 Janitor' at $&>, ������380;:  Mining Recorder. Naku'sp. $95, 81,140.'  The Trout Kike mining lecorder's1  salary figuresin the luiiip su'n.'for'the'  provincial police force.''  Education: AnowKcad. monitor at'  Se&J; Comaplix, monitor at $800;:  Ferguson, monitor at' SQ00; Illecillewaet," ihonitnr, at *J0OO;': Nakusp,'  teacher'at 8600; Revelsfokp, Principal:  at 880 per, nirinlli; first  assistant' at  800." second assistant at $55, and third  Spokane Industrial Fair  The mining department of the  Spokane Industrial Exposition, which  opens on the second day of October,  promises to be better this year than  ever before. Many districts already  are preparing.exhibits and some which  did not exhibit last year are assuring  the management they will be on hand  this lime with representative exhibits  which will be worthy of their sections  of the country. The management at  Spokane will give every attention to  this department aud will db- everything possible to improve on the excellent exhibit made last year'  Nettie L  VV. B. Pool, who paid a visit of  inspection to the Nsttie L last week,-  says that the recent reports of big ore  finds in the mine have not been exaggerated. In a crosscut off thc  south drift they have run into eight  feet of ore, eighteen inches of which  is clean shipping ore, galena and grey  copper and the balance concentrating  ore. 'I  El Presidente Cigar at Brown's.  1  and 4th at ������50: Trout Luke, teacher at'  8720.  Public Works���������Repairs tdi govern-'  ment buildings in riding, S500;'general  appropriation for toads, etc., including  81.000 for Fish Creek trail. $17,000;'  road to Carnes Creek, $12,000; survey'  of same, $1,500.  A Distinguished Relative.  J*. D. Sibbald, of this" place, has lost'  a distingui_hed relative in the person'  of Dr. Thonias Martin Sibbald.' R. N*.,'  who died at Taku, China, recently'  after nearly a quarter of a century'  spent in the sei'vice of the Queen. The'  gallant officer, who was iu the prime*  of life was on Admiral Seymour's;  staff and bad attained tile tank of  fleet suigeon. equivalent to that of  lienteriarit-colonel in the army'. Had  he survived he would hkye been made'  a'deputy inspector of hospitals" and a*'  C. B. He succuoibed, however", to an  attack of quinsy after returning 'to]  Taku, after taking jtavt in Admiral'  Seymour's unsuccessful expedition to"  Pekin:- He was a first coubin 'of Mr.  J. D. Sibbald, and son of the late Capt.'  Thomas Sibbald, R. N��������� and grandson1  of the late Col. Sibbald of Eildort hall;  Lake Siincoe, Ont  Judge Forin arrived fi-oni Nelson  last night to hold a speedy trial in the  cafe of the Italian, charged last winter  with trying to cut his partner's throat:  i>.V-   I  V  *���������      **** I 55S3SK5S  w  l$r'  Revelstoke   Herald  in  the interests  the      surrounding  Published in the Interests of  P.evelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout  Lake   Illlclllewaet, Albert Canyon,  Jordan     Pass      and      Eaglo      .  Pass Districts.  A.   JOHNSON '.PROPRIETOR  Semi-Weekly Journal,    published  of    Revelstoke    and  districts,     Tues-  fiavs    and    Fridays,    making    closest  connections with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads.,  J1.B0"per inch! single colum"',f ^  inch when inserted on title page.  ������gal adl, 10 cents per,, inch (nonpa-  rief) -line for first insertion;, o. cents  for each additional insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue  Birth. Marriase. ami Death notices,  frere. .      '    ���������  Subscription    Rates:      By   ��������������� ������  :caT"cr   .2.00 per, annum;  P���������>- tot  six  months,  strictly'In  advance  Our Job Diriment. THE.HP.RALD  Job Department 'Is one- ot tha best  equipped' prhUln? offices in TV est  Kootcnav, and is prepared to execute  aU kinds cf printing In first-class  stvu- at hones-, prices. One price to  ���������i"y No -lob too large���������none too  ���������y,]_fr,r v.?. Mail orders promptly  attended trx Give us tv trial on your  n .xc ordftr. ���������' *    .      ���������".'.'-���������  To Cc-i'r.-'**-p'*'..donts: Wc invito cor-.  r---cpor.derice on any subject of lnter-  en* u> tho general public, and desire  a" reliable correspondent in every io-  c?'.itv surrounding Kevelstoke. Tn all  ca=-"s the bona fide name, ot the  ���������wAt .r must, accompany manuscript-,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  * :' .    ��������� " P.EVEI-STOKK  HERAT'D.  SOME CAMPAIGN  CATCHWORDS  The Montreal Star noticing with  sympathetic eye that the l.ibcral  party's only available- election cry appears to bo "1-tinviev aud the "Liberal  party," vhch strikes it as beiug  slightly inadequate, proposes -the-following-list as rallying watchwords:  Business is business.  Hug the machine.  "Wait.till you see us next, year.  We don't view wilh alarm the enormously increasing expenditure.  Have the 'Emergency nations made  you fat?  Free Trade as they have it in the  United States.  Another prohibition  plebiscite.  Our is a Buster expenditure than  has been.  Ring Iho Knell of Boodliug, Boys'.  Tlio Public Debt.���������This is a growing time.  Oy  '..IICIM.  k'l.'.  Notice* to .Correspondent?.  ;���������*,* little irony of Lord Russell's'  sful lire." says I hi- Chron.  his lust association .with, public.  iiiYnb'H was In the nature. oC a disappointment. Th.- banquet given by  Ihe TCnglish bur to the American.'! a.  fortnight aiv*' was the occasion.  Wearied as he ol'lch wns.with speak-  Ill;,', tin* American "bar was a subject  upon which ho wanted to deliver lilin-.  welf; and the speech he would have  liked tii' innltc.' the.-' American, .was, to  say the truth, equally anxious to  hear. T.ni-i'l TTalsbury. as. his ' senior,  li:. l; 'however, to receive the first iii-  vllailiin and Lord Halsbc.ry accepted  ���������It. Lord Russell did not attend the  banquet as It turned out. for he bad  already begun  to reel  out of  sorts."  was assisted and driven to his hotel.  Tho speech' oC the mem tier tor Nelson, delivered iu the house yesterday,  afternoon, created somewhat of a sensation. The very appearance oC the  man, as he arose from his seat, ran  his hands through his hair, and began  his abuse of everyone, connected with  the government with' the single exception ot* Premier. Dunsmuir, was a  most ununsual scone,1 and everyone  gazed in amazement at tho speaker.  The man was almost white with rage.  There was nothing in the debate in  committee of tbo whole that could  have riled him so and his follow  members were at a. loss for a reason  for his peculiar conduct.  Referring to  the  same  Incident  the  Nelson Tribune says:  The long standing enmity whicli  .!;. _���������'. Tolmie lins ���������'cherished for John  Houston cropped out In Aletoria on  Monday evening, when in the course  of an. altercation, Tolmie .struck  Houston.; This I'eud has existed since  Tolmio's dismissal from the * government oflice in Nelson, which dismissal  Tolmio attributed to Houston's opposition.  Montreal, August 18.���������A considerable portion of the steaniwbout wharf  at Isle Gros Hois collapsed on Saturday evening precipitated a large  number ot persons into the water and  nothing hut the shallowness of the  river ul that point saved the ������������������people from being drowned. Several persons wnra more or less Injured..  rather tired ot camping and of field  surgery. T have operated twice under  rather heavy fire, and must confess  that t would sooner���������much sooner���������be  drinking a glass of beer with you in  ISdmonton. I do not mind the rifle  or big shell .lire but the pom pom Are  is very trying to one's nerves.  I am to see Colonel Stevenson, the  P. M. O., of the army tomorrow and  1. think from his sending for me it  means further work and more pay  for me at the base hospital. IE so I  shall in all probability stay here for  some months longer.  T have not had any letters or papers  of any kind from Canada since the  Tth of March last, so you can imagine  how wc have been knocking about.  We have ridden all the way Irom  Victoria West to Cape Colony, through  the Orange Free State up to Pretoria  and to this.point.-We havo just heard  that a whole lot of mail including that  of tlie Canadians has been captured  and destroyed by the Boers, so I am  afraid most of my mall lias gone.up ih  smoke. None of us have been paid  for the inst. three: months, so we have  no money lo buy stamps with." (The  lelter came without a siamp.i.  THE STRIKE  Master Mechanic Cross Interviewed on  .'*;:'   the Situation;  Winnipeg, August 16.���������A Free Press1  reporter speaking to William Cross  yesterday on the strike situation -was  informed that the conference with the  allied mechanics committee was ���������.finished .and that the boilermalters** had  had a conference yesterday afternoon  and that he expected that the committee would wait on him again this after-  "Nude Souls" is the odd title .of  the novel that Benjamin Swift Is  busily writing. Of course it . Twill  contain nothing but the naked  truth.���������Norristown... Herald.  ,.'.''    0   A GARDEN ROW  J. M. SCOTT, B.A., __i.I..B  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc  McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Mctney to Loan.  HARVEY, McCARTER & PINKHAM  the  MANY  KI1.LI-.1")  .*' lea  1    All  correspondence mu'st'.b'e-  r ibly written; on one side of -the paper.  only. "'��������� ������������������'������������������"'��������� ���������'���������=������������������.'���������.���������������������������'���������;.'  '������������������'���������'���������> Corre=pon'-'-*ne>'- containing pei.-,.  ���������;sonal-matter-must bb signed with the  ;prc.r>er/name of th* writer.;  3" Correspondence*     with -reference  to ' anvthln . ':' that '��������� .ia's    appeared,   in  another paper must first, be offered for  /publication// to   that   pr.per   before  it  can appear in THE IT  >.AT_D.  A  CLEAN  SWEEP  The nomination by the Sifton see-  lion '. of the Manitoba' liberals of a,  candidiate : in opposition to Mr. Bich-  ai-dson in Iisgar is a declaration of  ���������wav by the government 011 the old Liberals that is .likely to bs anything but  profitable' to those who have, made, it.  ,..Ir.; Richardson in /parliament 'offend- j she may  ed :the.__nuric*rites/. by sticking to the  platform  oh    which     they  had    been  After Sir Charles. Hugh .John is Hrst  in a recent inloVview witli the  Winnipeg Telegram : Nicholas Flood  Davin. Conservative member for Western Assitiibola, delivered  liis mind as  follows: ���������'������������������*,  "You can adapt your phrase. Greenway is "a goner,' to Laurioi���������Laurier  is like Greenway only move so. No  one could realize the scandalous character of this administration of our  affairs unless he sat in the house*,  of commons aiid saw the ministers  Irving'to. "cloak'.their evil deeds, nor  could anyone realize the revulsion of  feeling"iii Ontario and���������'.lucl.ee,- unless,  iike myself, he had-visited these provinces and studied them. Quebec .will  surprise, the world;.", how much .yon  may: weigh:when J say. it is possible  ive ��������� the l_iberal-Co.nser.va**-,*  tivc partv a - majority���������I'���������'.'Co not: look  for that. "But in Quebec Laurier will*  'of''his.strength. Why: I am  In  an  Italian Railway Accident  Rome. August 14.���������The railroad accident near here last night turns*out  lo lii',vc been more, serious than was  at first thought. Fifteen persons wore  killed and SO were Injured. Iii of the  hitter seriously. The accident was  caused by the telescoping of. two  trains on'the railroad rrom Rome to  Florence,'the lirst and second sections  ot a* train* bearing notable persons who  had been. attending the recent ceremonies came in  collision.  *._*\Il*U-_ ON AN OCEAN LINER  * A WESTERN SGHG. ���������/;���������/./  l -The Canadian West is the home  of a large amount of literary, and mus-.  ���������ical talent of '. acknowledged..." merit.  ���������������������������Among '//others:.-- who::/" have made ������������������' a  ���������mark in; the; world of  'music.; ���������niay;\ij:e"r"mentioneia-Moira  ���������O'Neillr Uie gifted wife; of, one:; of pur;  ��������� Aiebria' ranchers, .whose'Irish , poetry  ; and ether.;works/.have attained //a;  /���������well deserved ;/.popuiarity./..in ;: ./Gyca!-  /Britain. Nicholas .Flood Davin, ;M."P;.  ; - -who as'a -master; of: prose;, and; poetry.  : has few; equals :Son tlie.: continent;  ���������WilliamTra_!t.:the:;veteran: journalist.  ':' ���������./ -Regina,_**whose::;yersa.Ule;.yritings  '���������" and ���������: /Shakespearian//lectures/;; -ha ve*;  Spread bis fame far:i3eyond:;our.;.wid0;  .borders::- -������������������Div -Goggin. ''than;., .vhorn . a  : "better authority/on: educational/nia.-  -: ters -doesniot,* existJiv:*the.jDqminion.  ; There: is -also,'an^increasing;: number  . of: so-ig; writers and .composeys: of Ait-  ������������������; strumenial ;music.;-. :*i;* - ;,:;_���������;.:  :-'-%:- A few weeks 'ago we had the.plcas-  "; ure of noticing a:  patriotic  "Mr'���������' 3 ":G.; "Deahs..:oX: iOhlJ  We have this: week; received, another  *':" loval "and ^patriotic. ;Veffusio.V,,; the  ;"���������words-of which' are:from the:pen  of  ';  a: * gentleman.;-well;;,; knd**.,;;favorabiy  "known in^ legal '*." circles, /.air.  C./F.  P.  Conybeare,  of ;0.ethtiridge. / The music  '   is 'composed ' by  a former: I-ethbridse  .   lady; who iias.; already produced .some  clever  :: compositions; ' we   /refer; :.:to  ''���������'��������� Sirs.. Godwin,   now. of  Ralt   /Portage,  : who is a, sister/ pf.Mr./C. A./Jlagrath,  '.  of -Lethbridge. '���������'   The   song, '_vhich   is  entitled  "For/the  Queen.", /is  clever  both  musically and  as a literary of-/  f or't.   : The air. of the "refrain : is par-*  ticularly  catchy  and* in. view   of the  timeliness   and .extreme   appi-opriate-  ���������ness  of  the -sentiment,   which  is ''es-  '    sejUallyl  Imperialistic. ���������*:.:, "For     the  j be shorn   __  elected. He look no stand in the house i assured.^ Prefontaine,   one;    of*;..their  sti'onsrest'.men. Avill  not. run: for  him  because ���������iie,   like  Bostock *. in   British  of- commons that Sir Wilfrid Laurier.  Sir Richard* Cartwrisrht /.; and every  other .Libera! chief had not taken time  and time again.:; His offence .was in.  taking it at a, tinio when "the, premier  and his. cpileagues ;had thrown /their  priiH.'.iples-. away : ana were: practising  what .tbey/ .had; preached/; against.  Bather : than have : aluian ; /like Mr.  Tticharclsoh;; in ".parliament"; they ;are  ready; to /split;, the /parly -Vote /in the  constituency - andijrun .; the/? risk/;; of  losin's' it. ;;>:::.;;;;:".::'���������*���������;: ;*:*V._.i..',.:.'',;;;;;-:/:_;.;*-;  .New York, August 14.���������The White  Star liner .Cymric, which came up to  her deck in the city at an .*early hour  today and landed 373 passengers, had  a terrible experience crossing the-At-  '.aiitic. ' At Eooti on Sunday. August*  "'.. wi.'r-Ti''lhp bi<r:.vr,s=pl. wns. .10 hours,  oiitfi'dm" Queenstown Arc ;, was. discovered in* the cargo in ihe .forward  hold and it raged until midnight*.,on.:  Monday;. vhen it, was* reported /under  control.*"..-:/.:'/: .'.:'������������������".'':. *.*:*.. *::**.-." ;':..**::V'/-*'*;.*  ���������'. :������������������o���������;������������������7^-'".-...  STRUCK _5Y*AtRAlN;:;  -'Chatham:, /'Oiit.;������������������ August; ii3.--Wliile  retui'ningvfi'om. Rondeau lastnight at  midnight Jesse Merry, an IS-year-old  youth was-stru'ek'*- by; a-;*Lake.;Erie:;&-  Detroit; railroad 7 excursion* train;, and  noon.  "What are the chances for a settlement this week?" asked the reporter.  "Well," answered Mr. Cross, "I  answered the committee of allied me-:  chanir.s ure satisfied that they are  being treated fairly by. us and have  left me with/the understanding /.that  so far as: the: mechanics are .-concerned'*  they are .willing loicall a truce to tho  present difficulty.' ,.,It is my; impression  that the hoilermakers would base  their representations on that of, the  mechanics, but as' yet we have not  come directly to terms."  ���������What lias .been the difficulty ?"  ���������The. allied'., mechanics .-gave me to  understand they desired an increase  of wages all round. 1 pointon out to  them that such a thing under "the  present depression, in llio face of the  poor crop in "Manitoba, would be;out  of the question, and;we went into the  situation -'.thoroiighlj'. We drew 11  statement of what had transpired and  a new schedule based on last year's  scale was made and the men left mc  apparently reconciled to this arrangement. The botlermakers aro holding  out for u now/schedule of increased  wages."' ���������*; ;.,.*-;  It is generally understood from  what the men state that the difiiculty  iu tho strike has been alleviated hi;  the meehancis practically .accepting  the company's terms. There was no  mention made in this agreement to  retaining 'the 200 men laid off. i but  it is understood that as/11 great deal  of .work has got beliind'Z'a number/* of  these : will'. be,-irecniired again..:*,.:... It;;.is  thought that:;tlie ...'hoilermakers //and  mechanics :.wili v'cpm'e to .terms .; with  the .management either; today /or before the week : is;out. /*: '"// /:  A potato went out on a'mash  And sought for an onion bed:  "That's   Rie   for   me!"'obserVed  squash,  And all  tho beets   tvuned red.  "Go 'way," the anion, weeping cried  . "Your love I cannot be;'  The pumpkin he your lawful bride-  You  cantoloupe with  me."  Nelson   Economist.  OF INTEREST TO RIFLEMEN  Barristers,  Solicitors.,  Etc.  Solicitors    for    Imperial    Baaik    of  Canada  Company funds to loan at S per cent.  ���������Offlces:     Molsons  Bank  Block  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Lacombe Advertiser;   ' Ij.  B. Brown  received the following communication  from L. J. Pinault, deputy, minister of  militia  and  defence.   Ottawa, ;rcgard-,  lug rifle. clubs. *'        :,v  "In reply to your-letter of the 21st  inst, I lia.ve the honor to inform yoii  that there is: no ../'authority for the  issue of arms and ammunition to rifle  clubs, but the matter is under the  cousideratlon of the department and  new- regulations will be issued .shortly,  and published in general orders for  the. information  of  those  concerned."  The  Revelstoke ;  Herald i^1-'1 ^"yi-,.. ���������  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Royel-  ��������� stoke than any other paper;  does more job printing in the  city than any other paper; it's  news is more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence is greater;  its advertising; rates are lowest  circulation  considered;   its sub  :   scription' rate is /only. ?2.00 pev  annum;: it covers the field Try  /   It and be with/the crowd!'./���������,  ';������������������:;������:' Write to;; * ;:;*.:K:"''. :";;:. ;/':'-**,;';"'\:/  ;:?","? REVELSTOKE'-, HERALD  Office:    Mackenzie Avenue, Revelstoke  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer, City of Reyelstoke  /Methodist:Church,'^Reyelstoko ;T  -��������� Preaching* services"' at '11 : a. in.  and ��������� .7:30 p.m.> Class meeting.; at the  close/ of the morning/; service. fSab-  batb:/ school j. arid iBlblo.' class ��������� at ���������2:30.  Weekly /.prayer meeting''every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invitcd.i' Seats free. '1 :  REV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor./  St. Peter's Church  (Anglican) ;  Bight - a.m.; Holy: 'Eucharist; : ' 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist,: first Sunday in the month);  2:30 Sunday / school, or/, "chiidrens'  aervice; 7:30 '/evensong" (choral) and  sermon, v. 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.;'Pngct. .MX.'Pastor.;  'i-itESBYTEH1AW: CHUKOIf���������'Kevelstoke  ���������> Ron-ico . ovoty Siinrtny utll a.m. und 7:30  ji.in. Bih'o CIisb at. 2::!0 '.p.m.', to which  till.urn welcome.-."Prayer* owetlag at 8 p.m,  every Wcdnocitiiy.   J- 1    - .  *'*,r *;;IIBV.:;T** MKNZIKS^;Pastor; .*.���������'  i ">' OMANi; CATHOIJC* OHUBOH ��������� Rovc!-  ���������l*    Rtoltc*)-  Mess   flrst and third Huudayaiu ;  mrnth utlOiiX) a-m-    ,    * : ;'        *��������� .        :;   .r  :     UEV. ���������FATHJSH,.THA.if__IHI--  isBSSIO^AI-: INDEMNITY  ' j .P. ITnderstanding That the Next' Par  ;* ������������������:���������-.������������������'���������:        liairient-������������������"WilV* Kai.se :*It./**.-���������.��������� - *;'  ;.: St;    ���������Jphn:/Globe:  nscdrder    represents��������������������������� tbe ���������sjoyernpien  ���������Eriiiardingthe troasuryin/a; vory;cle-;  members  as'  Columbia-' and;Bain inV/cnt.v/orth and  the others .who.:.dccliiie to-.go to/.** .the  collar,   knows'./.lie would    be;. beaten.  Ontario is risenatp as in 1S76. Liberals, did',:time liberals, cannot .support*  this:, govei-nment./   1/ have; had* great  meetings"in  Hespelei- aiid: Chapleau���������  the   feeling ..was'.*"remarkable:...;  "i:''-������/  mention of Sir Charles Tupper's/name..  is: as, ,*a! spark, to/ a  barrel; ...of-guu-  powdei*���������the'cheering breaks/out ioud::  and iloiig, "and /Hugh/John's; name-is  i received;   with /the"'���������'���������g'reatcsV. enthusi-  i asm.< After Sir Cl-aiies: Tupper/ Hugh;  rJohri "Mascidnald*. is/ the /strongest: man.  tinHpbiitics/.tbtlayin/Canada^Tlie/pep-/  j plo :;gothit: Wheart.*; .to '���������������������������; him,.: an :his/  j ple.;go  out-in/he-art  tb./him: and: his/  ifirst-sesion  has /greatly,;:streiigthened  jliiimi :::*.Vhen;-Sir"Charles and;"Mr/Fqs-  ���������vt-Lri ''i.-ilif^ 't*^1''attend"��������� tlieipicnic* in/. Ontario"/.the..  i.ne  ���������.,ji-iiu. -r re[tocttill))e startling, :the;. government  " \v'ili;*:he!U-.-'.'someth'ing',*:*drbi-;*,::':-N6thing  ,,-1= ,������hP"ld;^^said  against:,/rthc:^  ., ���������;- party: the government is the foe, this*  raKl"UD011>at ��������� kv^un.ent:whicK:haS^betrayed;;:/:th^i  received fatal injuries. .,  ::/ He was brought, to. tlie General 'hospital .here.-: The accident-occurred : at  Blenheim junction..,;       .:;;..;;.'  .   .'***'��������� ':*��������� ���������* ���������' "���������' _n- '��������� -���������,-,"���������.���������.-���������'���������.���������.������������������'���������'���������"'.���������.'."���������  .'% :;:/:;;THISiIS INTERESTING/-:/;*/   /*  : I'.ondoh'/fAiigiist/lG;���������Sir;A./H./Harding,: the/British:,consul: at; ;;Zanzibar,  lias  been,/appointed, jBritish: -minister  at :Th_ran.K/. *���������'* :*;*.;; ~k :\    'x:::'^':k:r-:;:y'}V':)-'sJ:  :.:::--':-i/::/',;:/:./:;.;/:;./:." _:,:o-^���������;.;;..:/.' ���������/.*/-i-h'L.'i  :**;^S'.&'i-E^  *';:;w;ih'nipeg:/;August/; 1G::/- ���������./; :*;:;;:*:' ;://:-  ���������;;;:By:*no6ds/200:persons were;1 drownsd  ".iii ���������; Japan. 7:**":':. ^^//./y ;;._���������:,:;;".:������������������;;: :-u :':\-:'A  ���������V'/A.i big; iii*.-destroyed /many /buildings  in Columbia: B.C.:  Revelstoke. B. C.; Q<\ F^'ATiON-'AiiMY-Jj-fitini;;;*.*v.  :*.*..;-..- ; : .).0.. iu theiriiitll 011 Fi-piit.Streoc*--^,;  very iugbt  IMETAMORPHO'SIS  : .Mrs   "Wiggles���������-Before: :;_Ir.' /"Wiggles  married >me; ho /used to-say. I> ^was/ a  dlick.":/-:' ;-,.;.���������        .:.:��������������������������� *;V!'";'"-':''':;'*: .:'������������������'.'���������:.::'."���������  :; Mrs. ,* "Wagglets���������And     ybii;  : were  gobse^rehouglv.'-sto.^^elieyc.^hiintvXy.sui)-  p'o'se?-*::'   ���������'./*';'-";. .-���������*:���������{.y:>-yy'-',:.:.::j['       .V.;-ip.;:.'*  ; ;Wi*s. . .Wiggle.s   (sobbIng)���������-Yes;.' and  only /y-ybstertiay - he/:, re-f-ferred:.*/-it'p;  hi-hie as  aii'./old/ii-haril/.';,':;.'/::;;;;:"  JUST,: BORROWED ;IT  song*  by  ViAlbc-i'ta'v  Walter-Scott/opened iiis campaign,,in -  *    - ���������     -.uiiriiiin  ������������������ ha- , s'-iiri      >i t* _*i 1 ��������� 1 _���������> 1.  ��������� ��������� . t 111: .   _.!__ l lj __ _ __ 1 '. r '. _.   .    .    ..      - -     -       ..*_..-     .  lei'minediWiiy avralnst:; the  who ':sought",*'t6--*iTial*:e'-*'''a  .rdr:iricreased indemnity./and/anothevj;^^^^  -rn.-i.f-!  '-���������������������������;: "Graciptis!;;; That's /���������'a:;-disrciiiitable  lookiiig/fuanbreUa'; you're-*Carrying..-*;  ; *,*''Yes; .if 'I^wereSMcGoozley/rd/ibe  ashamed.���������' to1 own'���������'���������:'su'eir*' a: "thing."!',cf ���������"���������������������������:���������.  .;*"0h;vit's..his;r:.eh*?";:;.;;&-*:/;>::;;^:-:;u;:/;%^/;;  - "Yes; I bpri'o wed it? f rom h ini ��������������������������� abbit t j  a: ;;yeai*;/' ago;: :^;���������: ^-^r;'-,--:;_;_;;;;_p-i:*S;"/,s:������:-;.';  ���������she :CAN;HAVE: IT  anot.hev  paper-: whicli copies .tl>--*V.P^c:std^  The Brandpii^iljcrai'cbnyentipn has;  ;//'Mrs.: -I_aiigtry;/haughtily/sa/ysjslie;  caii get*along -without, the;aristocracy*;  'pfj'ihis^cdtmtiv*."*;;-,^.^.^  /:p'*Wellr.I������* vshe, canlt*.-she's-;: at//per-:  f ect /:1 ibei'ty? :;t65tal>_3 KitKwi tii/: ;]i^,r.v^-;  'Cleveland -; Plaindealer/. vv*: p'i-; ;;S;*. 5-'(:'���������'  Queen'"  should    be, a:    very    poi5ul;n-  . composition. , ,  /We give below  the .second; ipurfh  and fifth stanzas, with the chorus:  .li  the isles  whose  Queen-  Empire rise  Queen,  Prom the ' mother of  eyes���������  . For   the  "Watched  the star  of  For  their  Three Kingdoms  gaily  tread  "With  the triple crosses spread  : In the banner over-head   ..'.."../.  For  the  Quc-.n.  Chorus:  Then   raise    the    song    of    I-.m|>ii*e;  ."���������'let .ns proudl ping  While our  voices o'er  tin*  water-?   of  the   -ViMc sea ring.  I._t our rallying cry be limi'-d  lYom the corners  of ths wirld  When our banner is unfuiir-ii  For   the   0.1-.C.'  '   ';'  '.       ...IV.' '��������� ^   .  "From   the  praiiler,  of   the  West���������  i"r.r* the  Queen���������  Spring th.  bravest and  the best  l.-"ar   theii   Queen:  ".S'hile   ,ur Empire,   filled .'wiih   pride.  Finds in war a  sunny side  "Where her   pom.-   together   tide  For   the   Queen.  Chorus���������Then raise the song. etc.  From   their     homes     'neath     man;.'  '' ski-is���������  For  the Queen���������  "Where Britannia's banner flics  For  their .Queen.  Slay be* heard'a countless  throng  In a chorus loud and  strong.  Swell   the  great   Imperial   song.  "Live  tlie   Queen."  servntions   seeks, to .:;;mal*re'*.:'* out  Cbiisci'vatives'"' /suclr   as. .v'Mr: '���������'��������� nayin  would have been ���������bencfitieel" buit for i.b.e  action  -ol',: tin: .iidniinistratiou.   _*?<)  Pf>l- 1  itical  capital,caii be made opt OC this I  increased:/ indemnity    business;   -Con- j  seivatives; anVI   liberais.    agreeing.; in*.}  the belief that n  session ���������wliich: lnsl.tAl !  ne.ir.iy six luontbs  jusiilied .au'/liidem-.j  hity'..���������^������������������j'i'ilor t.baii the ordinary allow-.j  antr.' 'uiiilcd /in ,. prc-ssihs' that / ;vfew;;  up'i.u-' tii.**  iiiiristers. ���������*.*  Sume /ministers *|  were bei:i'>*ed M* bo of llie surnc/.'i;::*4-:|  ion.      It "was    currently    renorted    at"!  Ottawa   that   _ir.   -Mills.;,  minister    ������;'  justice,   favored;, an  increase,  but  not  as   la.i'Kearone  asvfive   hundred   do:-,  lars.     it  isundei-siood  that, the-  rea-  -sonableness  of the  roquest /for la*.-*.t.'r  indemnity appealed so stron;;!:.*' to;tiie  premier that: he ..declared  that for - tlv.  future if .there were    to be such ion's  sessions: as. the last two the indemnity  must  necessari'iv  be  increasea.    Take  him: year in and/ year    out.  as  time'  goes.*  arid men  come  and  sro.   there  lino  truer  or   better  Liberal. in yiarlia-  i*ii������rit''in';*.;br'.',(.ut of    the    sroyernn*i-_nt;  xhan__xir.^Casey.--j,vb_>._s.trO-n._;l__.arsued  tlie  increased . indemnity.      As    map;.  Liberals'- at    least    as    Conservatives r  "urgeci   that   the .. Indemnity, should   be,;  increased.    No member of the aovern- ;  nip.nt  disputed  the  fact,  but  it  might j  'be. In.*.the. minds of tlie sov.erumeii't*. as -,  well, as in  the    minds of. others, that "j  ���������members having  taken the  service..at I  an allowance of one thousand dollars j  a  vr*ar  thuy.'were  bound to  be satis- j  enil-Gonseryativo party./, .Good;  ���������'���������   FEOJl   PUETORTA;    :  ���������A Dr. Bald win/1' -formerly of. Wetaski-  \vh!. -"bu't". now of; the.Canndinn Jrourt-  tfu rlCl'JS ih" Sou lib /Africa"., wri tes; ;;ior  V.'. If. Cooper, : iC-'I'mViiton*. V'tfo.il ;-./the  Xisw Soiitli:.Wiiles. field hospital: eight  inilas east ct Pretovia.; under; date of  Jur.o lith; The envelope bears' the  mark.' 01"  They ..lo  tiit*  South :Africaa  republic,  some* tilings  better in South:  rii.e Lake .Bennot railway: has been  refusea: a./chttiier-hy/thc 3rit:sh/;Co1-;  h'mbia'/houser/-'//::;;;:','''';;'';'/   :/:���������/    ;'���������;/..';/���������;''/���������  [������������������  The TJaiiy "Telegraph correspondent  describes a visit, to General: .Botha's  i camo,.- whsre :iharo are/ S000.'������men and  a'liumber.ot/cannon. /; Commandant  Prinslow has expressed - disgust .with  I'resident-Kruge.'s/actions. -;/:/*���������:'::**":;:':;:;;**  GeaciaiHoaro lias/reached/: : Mafe-  kintr,'.. but. his. garrison; is . still/ .: be-'  sieged." ;"He has sustained . 67 casual-,  lies.: General Hamilton's cavalry has  returned. ;,.*��������� The Canadian / Mounted  Kil'.es are; hurrying to the relief."  /'/^SEIv^-^REil.Y);*f^  mmlm  1 Afric'.i than in Canada: for the date of  I the i*"sl mark can be .plainly . read.  ! Di*. -ilalilw'Ttenlisted:. ts a'priviite/but  j iiasb.-en.promoted since;'_il:iy 1st, and  i'.'at dr.lv.-':of- writing* was on"thy/brigade  i. medic;*.! 'staff.-/.'and serving in '...the New  j South Wales'field, -.hospital.   His many. Jst. Xou is;: .;,;:.; . ,:  i friend;-,will b;:,g!ad to iieat* that Tdr, j:/  t^ Colombian rebels were defeated  ; Baidwin,has,;'>-������sn - prom-uetl.. pnrti^u- :; -,LyAy oartbagena.'  " *���������'    ���������': ���������'-**:  ' larlyri-s  it :s/f.>r .-.lent recogniwd: in [ " ,_._ .Saiisburv*'. has- gone '-'on', a" trip '*  Winnip??, Augusrl4:_ ;,,���������.;; ..-.   :*.,:;.  ��������� A,race v-aris:t*;arecl.in: Georgia.   /  ���������. Three ,(!yriatriitsrs  were :.,ai;rcsccd/ at  sei**,  hve.  ���������XS'rt  *.acti  sidcr.-.'.b*.;  jjenn in tb*.*  il_ th-; *M.:,un;  ;"W*;iHVO  D:*:;;.i2:uc  wl:i.  li :.*.���������_  ortjnee; as  an./anr.y  CTt:Red   . talcs/ arm;-  ?.*3,po;.ce.' Tic?. letter .  bf.'it    practically  cnr.-  sur-  tnr-:  'vosges for his health! :���������*:  ;  was "discovered: oh .tho    ocean  iCi-CymbriC/It raged  for KC hours.  P.eports   from   many   harvest   fields.  to the  ���������'-.   "ivo  //vio: tlie leading.;newspaper I;of :s  ���������i ~'tii e / ��������� grea:t; ;:miriiiig^ dis trlct3;/ of // /  ;*; /West kootenay. '/;;It:giveB all /:/  *.;/.';.', the //latest mining///; telegrap*-/:  hie aiid local/ newsi;'written up /  *'.' In authentic, Reliable antl/rea.d- -  /; ��������� aljlo; Ertlcles; frora; ���������ui-qttel!i-l9,!--J.  ;:V;.able;*lrifbraaUon;'. *;-/;lt/*.'erij^af;;  ^a':iargecirculatio_iva,nd*iBi;TOiii-j'/  ^soquently ;/unequalled/; as ; /aiti:  : advertiainB/; medium; /in.;;;tS������o:.;  ���������'/'���������-flold'Irifwlilcli'; It -1b;'* published^;,  &,:&���������pO'Z.&'?3'iV.>, se-rc;:-  iiliioipillK  teltil-B:;;;;'  m  last Mp.rcb. .and us *  corisii:--*- of only. '.w.lia  on . our . sadd K-s,: **.v������-  paper in wr!l6 or.. "��������� ;'-���������"���������     :*..  "Our fellows' from I'm- .W>st be-,  havf-d splendidly under Tire in the sev-  f-ral. battlf-s ihey have tafcp'n part in./  and iiav-? r-vr.-iiv'-d the persona! thanks  of the general: In command of the brl-  .    , ,,_    ,       , trad" on    one.   special    occasion.    Al-  tied with that sum .Jurlm. the lifetime    *? ( f       w,.,    I)(C^0W lhf. ^m^  of-the present  parliament., no..matter | "h *   y    n'  what   the length   of iiift. session   may |/^^r'^rtunatp   m  *,sCapInf.  ,vlth   ft..  bo.      This  view  prevailed, -but do   r.ol.l    _   nv,  0aSu*.Hicy.   though'��������� many  or   Us  let our Halifax contemporary b_. mis-.} hnit.,(,lnljlin|,   sh���������t     lhro���������(.,,. ...v,,., the  taken on  tlie subjt-ct:  th.i-. ,l.*i. _,, t.u;i  i_I_____.l_.:T<>wn'! :in_i_l-*___tiiat -.the  wheat "j yields /;are  cut, better, tluni   w*as~anxTcr  ���������niarchir'.*; kit  v.*e could ..-arry  .*vf;*v:n     bad; no,  anil very cienr u'ndersandtng"oii- both  sides, nn. matter which party gets 'iuo  power.'-that* the sessional indemnity is  to in.- enlarged on some reasonable  basis, anil lt certainly ought to lv- en-  lnrgod. as a matt or "of justice to those  who give their time to the public service. It Is to be regretted that there  i.i so-much unncccssury talk as there-  is in the h'.uso. of commons,: but so  long as the rules of parliament permit  It. and tlu> people send men there who  Indulge.In it. there will be talk'. Those  who listen* with, patience deserve consideration oven If.those who do the  talking do hot deserve it."  IjROPl'Et-    LfKK'A   T.OC,  A  Mr. Eliis, the Liberal AV. P. for, St.  John, N. Ti., is accused by a lo-al  Ijaurier paper of being popsepsed ..r a  .'desire, to. smite Mr. Blair under tha  C-������r. Wherever there Is a. clean I.ib-  c*T.-tl there seems to be a recognized  ���������cn-c-my of one or all of the great  hunch���������Blair. ��������� Borden. Sifton . and  Tarte.  Peculiar* Scene, in   the , House   Followed by a Tiout at  Fisticuffs. '������������������"���������.;  A' despatch to the Nelson -Minsr..  dated 'Vlolorln, August Tth, 'says:'���������*..  At 10 a.m. this .. ���������'morning- John  Houston, M- r. P., bad not -yet put  In. appearance n.houl his hotel.* He was  reported to: be still suffering from the  effects'of lhe knock out blow delivered hy Hod Tolmie. a blow that would  have been a credit, to a professional  pugilist.' When it was delivered the  deliverer was mad. and.bad every occasion to be so. Those "who witnessed  the incident��������� declare lhat Tolmie was  perfectly justified in acting as he did.  The language*' used by 'Houston  towards him was of a most .Insulting  character, one epithet, in 'particular,  being such that no gentleman would  allow to pass un resented. Tolmie stood  it as long as he.could and as. long as  lhe best natured of men' coiilrl have  stood il. He only hit Houston one  blow.' Thof-'wiiK sufficient. Tho  member for Nelson dropped like a log.  Tolmio's friends. Who were standing  about, and others, who bad gathered,  called  a  hack and into  this  Houston  tremendous  in"  or   ri'.  casualties,   ibough '-many  bnd   clothing   shot,     f.hrougb.  w-ater bottle -cut rrom thc-lr side-by a  fragment ot shell.     Our great  trouble  has been want of remounts, our horses  being completely played  out  for  w-iiit"  ���������ol rest, and many of'-thorn dying from  tbe  horse sickness,  n.  form  of splenic  fever that, is epidemic among them i.i  tliis  country.   .Some   of '.tbe; battles  have  l,eeii   iii.ost     magnificent*   sights,  that have  to be seen   to be  fully appreciated.      Fortunately  unless oile  Is  very   close   to   a   person   when   h"   Is  wounded you do not see 10 any 'extent  the ���������uii horrors of war.        ..:*.-.'  "We* have most/reliable men iii our;  Colonels Anderson a.nd Pilcher and we  havr*'Colonel Anderson to.thank for  not being , completely wiped out at  ������������������Van Wyck's Rust- on May 2Sth. T  was with a ... bat'tery of the. Royal  Horse; Ariliery - during/part of the  bn.ttle and the colonel who had been  in Ujr siege 0f Plevna during the  Turko-Russian wa'r said lo me while  we were retiring that-he had never  seen men stand such severe "shelling,  and he fully expected that we "would,  be annih! 1 ia ted. yet, . extraordinary  to sti.y we had only one man hurt.  CCorpora.l fttearns'. shot; through the  body, and he is doing well. We had  some horses killed.* T saw the fore  legs of. ;.i. hnrne carried off hy a. ,shell/  and another innn, one-o^.the hussars  f think had his horse cuf'ln two'jiist.  behind the girth by a, large shell. The  man was unhurt except by the fall,  but had his head blown off just as he  started for the rear.' ' T have had two  close shaves, but so far have not had  n. scra.lch. Since T have been promoted r have not been under, fire so  often.  I am glad lo say the.war seems to  be nearly over now. and f hope soon  I'i gel settled down again for a time.  T have not been lnsld/: a house except  to look for loot, since the.': 10th of  Mareli and In consequence am getting  r.urnm  pated. .-'���������";:...-::,.*..'. ;���������;.* '���������'���������������������������.!*.������������������,���������-'..:"���������  :,������������������ Slr'v Wilfrid ��������� Laurier/ referred to ,thc  Manitoba school question;; in /New*  Glasgow, N'.S.. at a political  nieeting.;  iri the accident to the train conveying, mourners, from King Hum-  ! hert's" funeral. 13 persons'were-killed  and eO injured. : !* V-;  "Halifax, August 10.���������Many deser-.  tions from the Halifax garrison; are  annoiinced. 78 being reported" since  its estaljlUhnient;" '��������� '['-"It; :will"' he:"remembered that a Canadian battalion  was iiiticed in cbai'ge thero on the  withdrawn!" of *;tiic"British ;*:;- garrison  last, winter.  Colonel Uyerson the Cnmidian Ited  Cross coiiimissioner.Iiiis retui-ned home  and stiles that Mr. Biirdette-Coutts'  <-,liarges against the hospitals in South  Africa are unwarranted. I'rlvato Cook  ���������A tlie OOlh". Winnipeg, i*. anions the  wounded 0:1 tiie Parisian. Trooper  Arnold of Strathcona's died ot wounds.  A ��������� number., of "Canadians are dangerously ill at Capetown. The p.oers have  abandoned .Machadorp.  :' The allies according to a*'despatch.  from Ceiiora! Chaffee, were on August;  t'tli at Hosiwu. 40 miles from Pekln./  They were ralpdly advancing to Pekin  Another message has; been received  from the British minister. Sir Claude  Macdonald, stating, that" the .outlook  was desperate and a gene.ral massacre  in" prospect'. ..The .-United"- States' . answer to China's , peace overture/agrees  with the other-powers. 111, a mistake  Russians and British guns ���������shelled the  American troops at .Yang/.Tsun, killing several. '    /   - ���������  /It takes1 a; foremost place In /  the race lor; ;;proi_ainence arid  : popularity /;,with^ / business ,  ���������houses and as a consequence  does more/ business / with  those requring printed   statl-  ; priery arid ollice/ supplies than :  any. other / printing .establish- :  "meritin"Ea3tei-i;BrIti3b;-;;C9i-i/:;  "uiubia: /::,:The;';cl-ifl3 ,;/o������-J:/wprltf /  turned *out/_iasrl.eeii pronoun-;  ced equal ,to any. thing; ot:the /  ���������kindg;?executed;;0ri;;'.tho* large//.  biftles''v by /muclt .argor./ pfirit-;/  .^eries.;;^/;:/! .;/://���������;:_:;/;/;/;:*,:*::;',f;..;;:'  When not studying the Bible, a  preacher must find the week '.days  mighty   lonesome.���������Atchison .. . Ilobe,  ���������.   _____^���������o -*'*./.  T'liilosophyia an extremely agre&able  cornpnidor, to people in easyCircumstances. .,  .A   Chinese    Joke���������rf      a   Li     flung  (iiang.  heaven help    tlie    .superintendent of Chinese  telegraphs.  ���������  _���������������������������o���������������������������  HfS:  UIvTIMATUM  Iii::'a-/Short .��������� time\/we  would reniind every  sportsman; r^that..'..'.."^^,  have   a   full   lirie -pf  SHOOTIN (OATS  WADERS,  MBEfe BOOTS  Both Long and Short  anch* all the littlje  things, that ;/ go; to  make la/ shootiiag/ trip  not" only /^successful  but ; decided 1 y ,; cb m -  fortahle. Donof wait  until the dast; moment to get your "gear  col.1 ectecl, but come to  ns now /and make  ���������your selection from  a  full range.  Is equipped with the latest  faces.in type/designs and all  ���������work,entrusted to The:Herald  Is handled ���������'���������;,* by/, exprlenced  ;, vrorkmeri/wliothoroughly _ un-:/  derstand the proper* use of the  inatsrlal */ at/ oieir}:/disposal./  The; Herald does not claim to/ -  "be the only printing house ln<  the district but It does claim/;  ;.;t6"b6./i:':;'';i/.'/_. '���������'"���������'��������������������������� ':������������������"��������� -������������������-**:*-'  TlioroUplilu Up-To-Date: In;  Euerij  Transient Customer (who lias bson  nn hoiir luiggling over ;i, piirclinseO���������  Say. if I buy thois 'sweater will you  .throw   something   in.  Clerk���������No: but if you don't come  to terms iii a JitTy 111 throw out  something.  CMMY  Arid in 'a position to give; as;  good value for the money ex-/  pended, either for ad.vertlsing  space in   its.  publication   or / *  for job  printing,  as  can -be;/  given by any other house of,.  the kind in British Columbia.  "Write for estimates and sam-  ;: rples /of: printing, t':- All;.//w6rli/  turned .out \ promptly and sat- ;>:  isfactorlly.'   One price to alL ;/  / No /'job can be 'too large.; or i  too small for; j The1 Her-ad"������ |/:  consideration. '/^SjieclalattMi-/;  ' titrn" gtven^'to/ordeA/b^m^l;*!  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays dndJrridays  $ry^$ffi$y������:&f&  K  i 3r  /M  m  L'K'  f  Chinese  ituation  aad trenches, extending Ave miles.  The feature o������ the battle was the  Japanese cavalry charge which vc'-ull-  ed in the capture of 10 field guns.  Thc Chinese retreat was orderly and  they left few dead on the field."  Tlie correspondent of the Associated  Press counted 200 dead or wounded  Japanese. Thc British loss was two  men killed und a few wounded. The  British naval brigade guns and I wo  big Russian guns had a duel with thc  Chinese guns which resulted in silencing the latter. Thc Russians found  the plains cast ol the river flooded  and joined thc main army west of it.  Every vehicle in' Tion Tsin is im-  picssed for the transport service of  the allies, including all -wagons and  rickshaws  drawn  by collies.  Hore Word from Conger  "Washington,   August    15.���������At  state   department   thc  following  nounceniGiiL   was    bulletined    today:  '"The  depaitniont of  state  announces  I that a message from Minister Conger  !has   lieen   received  but    of  unconain  dale,  and  not  in reply    to  the  telegrams sent to hi in on August -1111.  It  will noi b? made public.    Tliis  came  the  an-  "Washington, August 14.���������The following despatch direct from General  Cliafi'ec was received by the war department last night.  "Che I-'oo. August 9.���������Adjutant r.on-  cral Washington: August 10���������Arrived Ho Si   Wu yesterday.  '   (Signed)       CHAt'l-MSl'*."  Ho Si Wu is a place, of considerable  size, 40 miles from Pekin, and tho  nearest town hetween Tie:: Tsin ami  Ching Chid Wan. The latter place  and Enag Cliou are the two places of  considerable importance and size In  the lino ot advance alter leaving Ho  SI Wu.  The thirtieth American commander  iu China, iu a despatch of just line**'  words,, received at tlie, war depait-  jneiiL lato this afternoon sent a thrill  of exultation and expectancy throughout oliicial uuai lei-b by announcing hia |al the conclusion of a period of in-  arrival tit lio Si Wu. only 10 miles | tense expectancy, and yet one devoid  from Pekin iasi Thursday. The last'of any actual developments, save the  heard from him heroro this wits hi ��������� foregoing meagre announcement."  Yang Tsun. wliich nud been captured1 "Minister Conger's message was re-  after a haul light, and word of hh, , ceived lu Washington shortly before  movements since iheu had been \ "oon, coming i'ust to the Chincso  eagerly auaiU'd. Thursday he was "I.S \ legation by the usual route through  miles beyond Vang Tsun. Long Fang | Chinese officials, lt was in the Am-  the place where the ill latetj Seymour ierienn cipher without date and sign-  cxpediliuu met its fate and turned ;ed with the minister's name, lt was  back has been left behind. The battle 'at once transmitted to the state de-  o������ Yang Tsun was fought ,on the Gth jpartment und conferences begun beam! the advance ou Ho Si Wu was ac- ' tweea Acting Secretary Adec --.nd  t-omplished  on   the Utli,    a  march  oi -Secretary Hoot.  IS miles in three days. Tins was four j London, August J5.���������Rear Admiral  days ago and. cl the same rate of pro- JBruce telegiaphing from Taku to the  gross Chaflee" is even now fairly with- j British admiralty says: I have vein, striking distance of llie Walls, of |ceived the following from the general  Pekin. It was a con-summation which '.at Ho Si Wu, August 10th:  the war ucpaumout had awaited j "The troops arc distant about 27  calmly anv. stirring as the news was I miles  from Pekin.    They experienced  lhat tjie American torce .was now  Hearing tho imperial palace  Se creiary Root ami Adjutant General  Crobin were not surprised at it accorded with caLcultuious. although the  idvance has bseu more rapid than wa  little opposition. A position lias been  p-.oparcd by the enemy but as the  ailies advanced they iled. The Tartar  cavalry was charged by two squadrons  of the English lancers and many o[  the Termer were killed. The standards  exnected.    As  it has taken  five  days lot Generals Ma and Sung were captur  for General Chd-_.ce to report the au-jod.    Thc. troops  are much.,exhausted  vauce to Ko Si Wu il is thought that by the heat,  but    their-  healthy  and  wire  communication  is not  open    to!spirits  are  otherwise  excellent."  the ii our.    This was hardly to be ex  that Great Britain is hesitating. The  general public, official and unofficial,  is ���������.inar.ir.-fii"*.;- -i tl-c op:ni*.:i that  withdrawal at this stage would be  deplorable and .would produce the  worst results. Referring to the landing of the British troops at Shanghai  Mr. Broderick said loday the government would prepare to land forces if  necessary iu the protection of British  lives and interests, adding significantly, "wc all know that ve are determined to risk everything and to put  forward all our strength before allowing British intertsts to go down in  any  part of the world."   o   COL HOARE SAFE  IMPERIAL W\  OF CANADA  llead Oflice, Toronto-  Capital  Authorized,    -    $2,500,000.00  Capital  Paid  Up, ,    -        $2,458,603.00  Rest, - - $1,700,000.00  pectcd  and  the  stife arrival    of    the  message at least shows that a certain  measure of 'communication is open.  From Sir Claude  London.  August i4.���������f;5:50 a. m.)���������  The  British   consul   at  London,   says  tlie   Daily   Telegraph's   correspondent  ihere. has received the following message, dated August 6. from Sir Claude  Macdonald, British minister in Pekin:  **Our  situation  is desperate.    In  10  tlays our food supplies will ,be at    an  end.    Unless  v.*e  are relieved  a  general massacre is probable. The Chinese  offer io remove us to Tien Tsin. but.  ��������� remembering Cawnyore. we reiusc tho  offer.     There  are  over  200   European  women and children in this legation."  The Shanghai  ccn*espor.deut of tho  Daily Expiess wiling yesterday says:  "The  allies at noon    yesterday  were  within 20 miles of Felon. -"  London, August 15.���������The only news  which takes the advance upon Pekin  further than Ho Si Wu comes from  ..Paris. The London Morning papers  contain nothing to confirm thn French  report that ihe ailies are within 10  miles of Pekin. although a Chinese  despatch is printed saying they were  with 27 -..il'C- cf iho goal on Saturday.  Confirming the report of the arrival of the international ��������� forces at Ho  Si Wu the D-aily Mail correspondent  adds: "The Chinese offered little resistance. The arrival of the allies  frustrated a determined attempt lo  divert the sccurse of the-river. -The  heat is intense but the health of the  troops 'is good.""       ~~~  A     St.   Petersburg    special     says:  '.'The last news  from General    Line-  vtch, commanding the Russian troops  in the province of Pechili, is that the j -----  allies after the capture of Yang Tsung | "*'_"���������"  'took one day's rest and then, on August 7th, a vanguard was formed consisting of one' regiment of Cossacks,  three battalions of Japanese infantry,  one  Japanese   sapper   company     and  one mounted battery.    In spite ot lhe  condition   of   the   road   this    column  proceeded  hy  forced .marches    about  11% versts towards Pekln, encountering at Nan Tai Tung, about 49 miles  from  thc capital, a Chinese    detachment whom they  fought for an hour  and a half.   Finally the Chinese throw  down their arms and fled In a panic.  When" this  news was  sent back,  all  the  allies   started   forward   in    three  columns,  with  the Cossacks  in front  and on the flanks."  A  Port  Arthur  special    announces  shanghai  dated yesterday  that   the   women   and   children  have  heen  officially notified    to  leave ,tho  place.    "The  allied  troops."  says the  St.   Petersburg   correspondent  of  lhe  Times, "having on August 9 occupied  Ho Si .Wii,  have now moved  on towards JLu Chang without meeting any  great  opposition.    The    artillery    is  being moved satisfactorily in spite of  the band loads, which the    Japanese  are engaged in repairing. The Chinese  - are now concentrated at Using    Holi  Sien, where fighting may he expected."  Shanghai,   August' ID.���������Thc   following despatch has been received from  .the  Asaoeiaied    Press    correspondent  wilh   the   intcniatlonal   forces,   dated  Pei  Tsang, August 5,  and  forwarded  to  Che Foo  and Shanghai:  "The glory'of today's fighting belongs to.the Japanese.- They did all  the hardest fighting. The America ns  were in reserve and had no casualties.  The' Japanese advanced across the  plain had no shelter and flanked   thc  A second despatch from Ho Si Wu  dated August 11th, says:  '���������'The advance may be somewhat delayed, as rain is falling."  The allies have almost certainly  arrived at Pekin even though rain has  been falling. The advices received  from tho British commander at tho  front tlnough Rear Admiral Bruce  give reasonable assurances that the  27 miles between the allied forces and  Pe.-tin would be exactly traversed in  tour days. Tlie Chinese seemingly are  unwilling lo'fight, falling back on tho  capital.  London, August lo.���������The British  foreign office replying to the latest  cipher despatch from the British minister at Pekin bids the British minister  lo bo of good cheer and gives tha progress made by the lelief column.  The Chinese minister hero communicated to the 'foreign office yesterday  a cipher despatch from "Sir Claude  "Macdonald dated .August 10. The  situation in Pekin was then unchanged. .  London, August 16.���������(3:"50)��������� "The  ailies are ropoited to .have reached  Pekin on Monday," says ihe Shanghai  correspondent of the Daily Express  writing yesterday.    He [adds:-,  "Chinese oliicial news, confirms the  statement but without details."  A Paris message repeats this.but the  statement especially as it comes from  China, must be aecc-pled with considerable reserve."  Other,London morning papers 'base  their remarks upon Washington despatches, wliich with the exception of  the���������foregoingwfL'om_iShaiig]iai____fprnis^  the latest news regarding the advance,  ln the .opinion of some- .the ailies  must have already reached Pekin. but  others prefer to,believe that the relief  not ho accomplished until, the  end of the'week. Telegraphing from  Yang Tsun August G, a Daily News  correspondent says: Sir Alfred Gazlee  hopes to keep the enemy running and  to, follow him right into  Pekin.  Nang Ping was occupied without firing a shot according to a despatch to  the Daily Express fiom that place  dated August 11.  "It is believed," the message adds,  ���������that Generals Fung Full Slan Ma and  Cluing aro entrenching 1000 strong at  Tun Chan.".  The allies may avoid Tung Chan,  pursuing the route northwest from  Chang Kla Wau. Tung Chau appears  to be .about 12 miles from Pekin. A  despatch   to   the    same    paper   from  says    the  Dewet Forced    to  Abandon  Ammunition���������British Doing Effective Work  London, August 15.���������-The Pretoria  correspondent o������ lhe Daily News  v. .il:.;. !' '..'i ':*._��������� :::���������-.. MiriceK ll**.:  safety of Colonel Uoaru-'s column and  tbo convoy rcpuited to have been  ruptured by the liueis al Eland's  Klvcr.  London, August 13.���������Lord Itoberls  renuriH lo tho war ollice. under date  or Pretoria. August J-tli. ;.:- follows:  "Ueilcral ��������� l-.ilflii.ncr reports rrom  gclioolpluti'. eight miles west of  VonltcrsJorp, that Geneiai Lie Wei  hlew up three of ins own wagons. Six  Hritish prisoners who escaped from  De AVct's camp state that Mr. Steyn  was being confined ln the camp under I  surveillance, and that Do Wet was  forced lo abandon Ills ammunition  and :;0 horses and tbey confirm the report lhat Lord Methuen captured one  of De Wet's guns and shelled tbo  main convoy effectively. General Ian  Hamilton telegraphed that he hoped  to be at Blaauwbank loday with his  main body. Lord Methuen's mounted  troops are pushing on to the westward.  Mclhuen and Kitchener are still following Do Wet. Yesterday they  reached Modderfonlein, 10 miles east  of Venterdorp.' Methuen is in touch  with De Wet's rear guard. Smith -  Dorrien reports that the Shropshires  recently marched 43 miles in 32 hours,  and the Ciiy of London Imperial  Volunteers 30 miles in 10 hours, hoping  to prevent De Wet from crossing: life  Krugersdorp' Polclistroom river. General Buller's occupation of Ermelo is  having a good effect. A field cornet  and 1S2 burghers of Standerton command surrendered yeslerday to Geneiai Clery."  the country. The total number supported in all the famine stricken provinces is still large owing to the  backwardness of the crops, the restricted demands for labor in thc  fields and high prices. About 6,149,000  persons are receiving aid."  ���������_ o   BRYAN'S POT.TCY  .Evades  Silver Question���������And  Offers  a  Solution  er  Philippine Lillicully.  Indianapolis.  August   11.���������AVilliam  J.  Bryan,   of   Nebraska,   and     Adial    B.  Stephenson, of Illinois,    were    notified  AA'ednesday in  Military Park of their  nominations lor the olliees of president  and   vice   president    of    llio     United  Slates.      'liuiusands ol' people  wllnos-  cd the ceremonies.      AA'hon Mr. Bryan j  arose   to   reply,   a   demonstration   oc- |  curred which, perhaps, has never been i  equalled   in   this   cily.      When   order j  was restored Mr. P.ryan began bis  dress.      He referred but briefly to the I  silver iiurstlon,  devolins his  remarks  almost cntlrelv to imperialism and the *  Philippine* Islands.     in concluding his'  addiess he said:  "There   Is   an   easy,   honest,   honorable  solution  of    tliu  Philippine  ipics- _.,,,...  ...       . .   ,,   .��������� ,,     ���������             ,,        Savings Bank Department���������Doposlts  lion.    It is set forth ill the Democratic   Qf   ?1    ���������������d   upward$   reccIvcd   aud   ln.  platform and I.s submitted with conn- ' terest   allowed,  donee to the American people.      This i  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,   President'  T.R.Merritt,Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William Ramsay,  Robert Jallray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas  Rodgers  D.  R. AVilkle, General-Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,      Calgary,      Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince,      Albert,,       Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg,.Revelstoke.  | Ontario:* ',  I Essex,   Fergus,   Gait,   Ingersoll,  Listowcl, Niagara Falls, Port  Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Sto.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomas,  Toronto, Welland; , Woodstock,  Hamilton. , ' ,  ' Quebec:  l        Montreal.  plan I unreservedly endorse. If elected  t  shall  convene  concress   ln   cxtrnor- I  dinnry  session  as   soon  an  1   am  in- \  iiuguraled, and  recommend  an  imme- ]  diate  declaration  or  the nation's  pur- '  pose.    First toestablish a, staple form j  of government In .the Island <>C Cuba; !  second  to give    independence    lo  the ���������  Filipinos just as we have promised  to  give   independence    lo    the    Cubans: j  third,    to   protect    the  Filipinos  from '  outside interference, while   thoy  work  out   their   destiny,   just   as   we   have  protected the republics of Central and i  South America,  and are, by tbe Mon- r  roe doctrine,  pledged  to nrolcct Cuba. I  an European protectorate ofien'results ,  in the exploitation o������ the  ward by the !  guardian.      An American protectorate !  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 ."ii!>"*m> A'."i-  Iralia, Now Zealand etc.  Gold   purchased.  This   bank   issues   Special   Receipts  which   will  he. accounted for at any  of  the  Hudson's   Bay  Co's  Posts   in  the Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B. H13AIIM.  Manacer Tlevnistoke Branch.  ROEBRT  AitfSON  ���������Woocl 'UMb  IN THE TRANSVAAL*  -rives to the nation protected the advantage of our strength, without  making it the victim of our greed. For  three-quarleis of a century the advantage of the Monroe doctrine has  been a shield to nclghborins" republics and yet il has im  iary bur-den upon us. After the Filipinos had aided us in thn war asrains-z  Spain we could    nol    honorably turn  ex it:':  |i|->'T!l. )Tf.t  ft? J   S-iW <8J  -.J  ...jjji  i    Draying and delivery /work a speclal-  ' ty.     Teams always, ready on. shortest  1 notiec.      'OnnlrflrtR   fru-   inhhini*;   tattc-a.  I  posed iinnecun-ift fcty 5^(1" ������& **-  (ym^a.-*.  28  f|W!  mmM  gmmmmmfffmmmmmmffmtmmmmmmfffww'ffra  THE MOLSONS BANK  .. Incorporated by Act of Parli _men-t, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Authorized Capital  Paid up Capital  Rest Fund'.  S2.500,000  2.170,000  -     1,850,000  3   w���������.      3  S^ *   MAX-GKR, Rkvelstokh, B.C.     ^J  DIRECTORS:  Wu.Mor.soN TilACi'HEB-rO.s-, President;  S. H. Ewixg, TIce-President;  AV. M. Ramsay, Samdi:i_ Fis'ley, Hkxp.y Af.chihald, J. P. Clf.g auitK,  H. Marki-anu Molsok.  Jamls El.Lior, General lla-oager.  -Interest, allowed at, current :  ,T. D. .MOLSON.  *   Max.gkr, Rkvelstokh, B.C.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  .  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  '*'    .*���������   Wholesale and Retail Dealers ���������  '   -.A  Prime Beef, Park* Wiuiton, Sausage  Game in si  \son-.  them over  to  their    former    master  s* !  London, Ausust-16.���������The war oflice  lias received a despatch from Lord  Roberts announcing that Colonel  Hoare was holding out at Eland's  River last Friday. Lord Roberts colliders thai General Hamilton's cavalry  must now be within *i0 miles oi  Eland's River.  Capetown, August 16.���������A messenger  from Coioncl Hoare. commanding the  British garrison, says it wns still holding out when he-left, although Colonel  Hoare had sustained G7 casualties'.  General Hamilton, with a force .of  cavalry has been sent to relieve lhe  garrison. . ' ���������       -  Fred Arnold of A squadron Strathcona's Horse, who was severely  wounded on July 30lh in an engagement near*"Watervaal, was, until ho  enlisted, in partnership wilh H. Hill,  as merchant tailors, at Ferine B.C.  He left there wilh .nine others as  members cf Strathcona's Horse . and  seems the only one from .these parts  who has been wounded.  Capetown, August 15.���������Commandant  Prinsloo. who" surrendered to General  Hunter on' July 20th, has arrived hore.  He says he is heartily tired of the  war and welcomes the protection of  peace. The commandant adds lhat  the majority of_ the Doers are "disgusted with President Kruger."  we could n't leave Ihom to be the vie- j  tims of the ambitious desiens of the !  European nations, and since we do |  not desire lo make them a part of us, I  or to hold them as subjects, we pro- j  pose the only alternative, name- j  ly, to give them independence - and  fiuard them a .ainst molestation from  without*." - *     j  His speech was of considerable  length. Cheer udoii cheer greeted  him- at every telling point. '   ,   o  !  telt-:graptitcti chips  Blacksinitiihig, J obbing,  Plumbing,'.Pipe J-jlliug,  Tinsmilliii)g fc.hc.et. l/ron  Work,.' 'Ma'chiiiery.--' -tf*e.  paired.     ���������.- ���������   - ;  Mining    Work  . a  e-B-T. GttEB  t-le,*onl|.-i oV.n  Spa  ;Ci'"i."u  :ialty*  RA-TE:.$loo PER DAV  '?!  Good aceomiB'jdaiiou. .4l ^ood ir>'  woil sv,ppli*?n"-v.ith choice wi.ni-.  lianor. and cira'-s.'       ������������������ "',.--  1 />'��������� 8"BT8-TniTl r*i c?  LITTLE FROM AFRICA  Winnipeg,  August 15:  According to a French despatch tlio  relief army  was within 16  miles    of  Peltin  on  Monday?   It  was   2T-miles  distant on  Saturday.    After  the cap- i  ture of Yang Tsun tho allies conlinu- . ���������rj:r,6(���������.t.^jriDj.  ed  their journey,  mooting with little j " " ' '\ "'" '    "'_  opposition.    The enemy iled after one ���������  hour and a half's fighting at Nan Tsui ;  Tsung, 49 miles from the capital. Groat j  praise is given the Japanese for their ,  successful work. **     I  A complete list of the invalided ���������  Canadians who sailed from Liverpool  yesterday for home on tho Lal-te Or.-  tario is published. Tiio members wove  given a great ovation at London and  Liverpool.  Coiouel .Hoar's garrison, and the  convoy at Elands River were not  captured by the Boors. , ,  General DcT\'et is being closely pur- p-*- -  sued by iUethuen and  Kitchener and  has been 'forced lo destroy his    wag-  1 ons. _ .Steyn  is  under surveillance _iu  .-l^ifl.    K-rifcr.JjTr.JJ. ������T  P. Hqwson & Go,,  macki:nzii: an-h.  .till I*)o.ilpr*3 in' Flirilltllin.  tt  J-LJL  ���������   . vr    .*-  Frcs  Keats All T pain  ������use ;  _sr?o.wn..."  1 1   '   ���������.      i  Fi-ODi-ietors  !<&'Pgo]  have  the  London. August 14.���������The "Boers  left Machadodorp according to  Lorenzo Marquez correspondent of the  Daily Mail and escaped to "Waterval-  onder in force. A - considerable  portion of Commandant General Louis  Botha's camp and stores at Dal man tha  was destroyed by fire on Sunday. According to another'' oliicial despatch  Barehrton has been' proclaimed the  new seat cf the Transvaal government.  AX  OUTRAGE  IN  TURKEY  officials profess to be willing to hand  the  foreign   ministers,   thair   families  and servants, hut will not permit the  departure of native Christians.   j,"The  Russian  government,"  continues    the  teiegram,   "has   been    notified  hy   Li  Hung Chang of his willingness*, to receive  II.  de  Giers   outside  thc  walls  of Pekin, avoiding the entrenchments ���������  of the Russian forces.   This independent action' is calculated to embarrass  the allies.    Japan demands that General  Yung Lu  shall  meet    the allies  outside the city gates and deliver the  ministers  and  all  the  native  Christ-  inns." '  ,^-^;  London. August IC.���������The Times has  tbe following' despatch from Shanghai: ."The viceroy has withdrawn his f  opposition to the lauding of the British on condition that this does not  entice the presence of the other forces  but. instructions have been received  from the British government that the  disembarkation is  to    await    further  The British Consul Fired on by Kurds  London, August 15.���������The British  foreign oMlce has received a despatch  from Sir Nicholas O'Connor. . the British vice consulate while travelling  near Elk was waylaid by Kurds and  his  dragoman   wounded.  The consul got his party away witn  difficulty. His baggage was lost. The  ambassador has lodged a strong pro-  teat with the Turkish government.    ,  his   camp.    One  hundred  and   eighty',  burghers surrendered to General Clery  General rains are falling in India.  During July 3707 immigrants arrived  at Winnipeg.  Kurds fired on Sir Nicholas O'Connor's party while travelling in Turkey.  The   British     Columbia     estimates  amount to $2,500,000 an    increase'of  $100,000.  " More evidence was taken at the Sifton trial al Arva. II .was finally adjourned for a week.  A late  issue  of    the London Times  says:      At the salo of Miss Alice Idol  Itolhschlld's Shorthorns, held at "Wad-  desdon last,week, the two   year    old  bull   Bashful  Youth  was  sold  to  Mr.  Miller, of lUienos Ayres,  for 433 guineas.     Mr.  MaeLennou,  of    the    same  city, gave 1_:0 guineas for Jessie Klin-  hurst, a prize heifer.      Among    other  buyers were Mr.  Tall,   for  lhe Queen.  Karl' Mauvess, and Lord Moroton. The (  sale realized Xl,7:l_ 10s., or an average \  ot ������39 7s. 6d. each.  ��������� ij_aa__gia_aa_������^^  .',���������;.��������� ���������   1900  ��������� ���������-"  Il       * T ^������        - ��������������� *��������� -'       *  Daily Tourist Cars to  St  -.V..   './' f\\    '-;..< ���������% , .; ���������"_  Wednesday and; Sunday io  Toronto.  Fridays to I Montreal; and '������������������  _   * *���������" >        ..'������������������*  Boston. ���������    ���������  i *   ���������  l-.issinjc Itevclstoke n������ follows:    T   ������������������ " " u_ii_er".__������ auspices of -      -    ,��������� !,  :' "vti"*       Will be held'at. j ���������       '"';, "** " '  Ne vy? {Westminster,'' jB.:r C.'  ;6cTOBER,2,;3,:4;::5':r  H t'\  r*!.|  l**n*-:t Wciii'iitl. o  ���������I....... IMI'KICIAI  Weit bound.  l,IMITIil>.._:l. io  P.milililel* furnished free.  H, J. COYLE.  A. C.P. A.  Vancouver. P.. C.  . VV. BRADSHAW,  , Ajcnt.      ',    ,    ,  Rivclstokc  MILLIONS IN GOLD  An  Unprecedented  Shipment of  Bullion from New York '  ' New York. August 15.���������The largest  consignment of Gold bullion ever exported from this city in a single day  will be shipped hy the steamer Teutonic tomorrow. The shipment will  be as follows:  Baring.  Magoun   & ,Co     $7,662,000  Heidelhachjckelheimer & Co     500,000  THE PIONEER LIVERY-^-  Feed ami Sale Stable of tic Lardeaa and Trout Lake  $20,000  J: IN PRIZES _- $20^000  X 'X X Open to the   World XXX'  A Round of Pleasure for Four Whole Days  Saddle    and     Pack  always for hire.  Hor-  ipi  ii  Tiig-oi-W-ir, Horse Races, Bicycle lis cos, Aquatics..  _\;;val and Military .sports. Gymklmns.  Baseball. Football. ' "    ,  Freight-in  specialty.  ������ml 'Teaming  ��������� clock.  Dtilv St.-utc leaves Thoinsoji's Landing, every morning nt  fi.i'Tiiui'. L-'ikfCIitv.    Fur particular.-* write ,  C'RAUr ._ 1-1 ILL-JAN, THOSfaoN'sLAnnisH-  Total...  :i  THE  $8,162,000  FAMINE  RELIEVED  Chinese from their strong mud walls  orders.    The  fact Is  generally know  Copious   Rains   in'   India���������Over    Six  j Millions  Receiving Reliet  London,   August   15.���������A     despatch  from the viceroy of India says:  "The favorable conditions continue.  Rain is falling generally throughout  BAND TOURNAMENT  Magnificent  [Humiliations".     Grand   Concert,'each  evening.    Special Attractions. _,..'.    ���������  Monster   Excursions; from  all. points at greatly, j  -.������        . ������������������   ' reduced rates. '...,���������  Tiihl������!f. rirished with the choicest  th" market, hi_<ji;d.-. _ Bent   Winea  Li(|tiois .'Hid   O'cais. Large,  Heht  l.i'ihoniD*-.         lt.itcs $1     a    day.  Monthly rate.  ; JJlfeiii.  No Entrance Fee Charged'  ��������� KXBCDTIVE-His WnrnhinMainr a.-otc T.J. Tiap'n. G. V.  Pi ytiiuer. W. ,l--MHthei-������. (1. G. M^j ������������������*. A-.i. P.exix, Aid, Sinclair,'  Alii.' Ail-til)-.'it. F.'Andw-s-in. A. Main.- -      - .  V i* Pr-V. ��������� L'-t--. Entvv I'.irms and f .11 i-a-iiculMr-, write to.  I  r Pr  j. TRAPPv  ��������� President.  W. H.KEARY  Manager and Secretary  ������������������tags  ffi*> O/iy- ���������y/i'J'  ^_gt_^a*i^*^^  BBS ^���������H"*-M*'il****'HI'M'M'M'i *���������:���������*  ; Brushes,. i  T    We have  just   rer-eivi:.',   :.   :-;uo   -,':t.i-   fr  "g   meat ol ������ll kind]. ���������* ���������  * *W*-BATU Ili'.UolIIis. "**"  SAIL BRUSHES.:-. 4.  TOOTH BRUSHKs. J  fr  I'OLISHI.NG BRUSHES. J  T fll^-CLOTH BRUSHES. J  +   If   you   are   requiring   any   Brushes,  *  fr   come and see our large assortment.        *  ?   CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  ������  ?^ REVELSTOKE A.  ..     *������*^W-������**.W-_*.-*.'#**>    ���������.���������*,���������....������������������,. W   ���������*.   W ���������������������������   ..  ���������H 1TT1TT1*1tt1TIXI*TtTttTttt  Local and General News  Z4 ajAHLyi &teLffrrm/ AkJLs  i-,.  Ask for El Presidente Cigar.  ���������Dr.   Burgess,   dentist,   is  pernin  liently locnted in Revelstoke.  Mrs. and  Miss Perley,  of Calgary  are on a visit lo Kevelstoke.  Porto Rico Cigars, 5 fcr 50c. at  Brown's Tobacco Store.  A. H. Holdich returned from Halcyon on Friday last.  Mrs. Bolton 11 ml family arrived from  Gnldi-n on Friday evening.  Mrs. Wilks opened the kindergarten  school on Motuiiiy niortiinu.  U. A. Brown left mi Friday on a  trip to Ground Hog Basin.  The next assizes in Revelstoke will  lie held on Octoher 25th.  Dick Burdon, thu r'enre painting  fiend, struck town this week.  Mrs. Li nd mark and family have  returned from their visit to Sweden.  The fare from Revel������toke to Oilgary  and return for the Oiilgury Fair i's  87.80.  Andy Parkes enme down last Thursday from Smith Creek suffering from  an attack of rheumatism.  D. M. Ciirley, 11 prominent Nelson  journalist*, Hnd Mrs. Carley, registered  at the Central on Sunday.  The cutworms have done so much  ihunupe to the pasture at Salmon Arm  that the company's supply of milk is  short.  H. XV. C. Jackson, secretary of the  Associated Boards of Trade of Eestern  British Columbia, was in town on  ���������Sunday.  Mrs. Young and her two children  arrived in town:from the const yesterday morning and are staying with  Mrs. B. R. Atkins.  There is nothing at all new in thp  way of developments nf the strike in  tlreC.-P K. shops. :The hoilermakers.  car repairers and carpenters are still  working at this point.  The   Ladies'.-Aid   Society   of    the  Methodist church  will  give  a  Parlor  - "Social at the Pslrsoiiuge on* Thursday  ��������������� veiling.      All   are .welcome.     Come  ���������iind enjoy a pleasant evening.  - A Liberal convention is to be held in  Revelstoke on Sept. Sth, for the purpose of chosing a candidate to run for  ��������� "Yale-Cariboo at the -. approaching  .Dominion general elections.  The Bishop of New : Westminster  arrived in town Saturday morning and  spent Saturday anil' Sunday here iir  the-guest of Mis.-. Spurting. At a  meeting of the vestry held on Saturday he   stated   that   he  proposed  to  ������������������iffer St. Peter's par-ish to Kev. O.  Proi-iinier of Fort Steele. On Sunday  the bishop took service morning unci  ���������evening, fairly large congregations  being present.on each occasion.  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hastings and  ' liaby have arrived from Rossland.  and are staying at the Hotel Revelstoke. Mr. Hustings is a ' mining  engineer from the Old Country and  has taken charge of the Anglo Lurdeau  Mining Syndicate's properties in the  Lai-deau district. They have recently  taken a bond on the Silver - Dollar  group a high grade property adjoining  the Beatrice. The company was  floated in the Old Country and is  flnanciitlly in n very, sound condition.  ' The company's business   manager in  ��������� British Columbia is Mr. A. B. de St.  "**. Drtlnms."   Mr.    and    Mrs.    Hastings  ���������int-end making Revelstoke their head-  .  .jiiiirters.  Building Up the Smelting: Industry.  ��������� Another lead stack is to be built nt  ��������� once at the Trail smelter. This, with  the. stack they have already in oper-  ution, will make the Trail works the  biggest silver-lead smelter in Canada.  The Trail smelter is at the present  time treating nearly eighty per cent,  <if nearly all the silver-lead ore  ������������������extracted in the province, hut owing  Methodist District Meeting.  The Methodist district meeting was  leld in the church here on Weilnesdiiy  ind Thursday last. Rev. Chas. Lnd-  ner, the venerable chairman of the  district, presided throughout. The  first day's work was largely taken up  with 11 careful review of the financial  condition of the various missions in  the district and the recommendation  of grants to these fields from the  Missionary Board of the church.  Over ������5,000 was asked for in order to  make up the .salary of these missionaries to 8700 each. On Wedui'Mliiy  evening a, lingo turnout and 11 flue  address from Mr. Ijudner on Purity  nnd Pnwer. On Thursday papers wore  submitted on the following subjects:  " Hindrances to Revivals," by Rev. R.  B. Laidley: ���������'Entire SanetiHcatioti."  by Revi T. Neville; "The Revival  Church." by Rev, J. P. \Ve������tninn, and  the " Pastor Evangelist," hy Rev. S.  J. Thompson Very helpful und interesting discussions were, held on each  paper. In the evening S. J. Green  preached an able an appropriate  sermon from Ps. 51-12, and the meeting  adjourned, the delegates returning  by the trains Nob. 1 and 2.  PENDRAGON  HOTEL ���������^ .  CAMBORNE, B.C.     .   .  Headquarters for tho Fish River  Mining District.  Camborne is situated at the confluence of  Fish River and Pool Creek and fs within easy  distance of the mines of the rich camp.  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  The Bar is supplied with flrst-elass Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  M. M. BUCHANAN   ��������� :      :      Proprietor.  Address Comborne via Comaplix.  Lowncys  chocolates  Name  on  Every  Piece  A Fresh Supply Just to  Hand ih 1-2 lb. and 1 lb.  Boxes.  Red Gross  DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOR BLOCK.  McKenzie Avc  OLosizsrca-  OTJT  S-A-XjIE]   GOODS AT YOUR OWN  PRICES  EVERYTHING MUST GO  NOW ON AT  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie Ave,  'jr'l"^'^!"!"!."!"!.'!"!"!"!"!"!"!11' 'a'.A1 ���������_.��������� '_r 'l1 '1"1*"_.' A"  to the rapid increase of silver mining  in this country they are' obliged to  increase their smelting capacity for  l-ediicing this class of one. Less than  three years ago practically all of the  ���������ores mined in British Columbia were  shipped out of the country to lie  . melU'd, and itia, thanks to the C P.  R... that Canada has its own silver-lead  j=raeltM' and thus in able to treat  Onuadian ores at home. 'Jn spite of a  huge amount oF criticism, owing to ils  hf ing a, C. P. B. enterprise, the Trail  Mueller, thi-ough the courteous treatment hy the management of the  customers and its fair business  methods, has now the control of the  silver-lead industry of the Province.���������  Silvertoninn.  American Capital on the Upper Duncan  T. N. Barnard, of "Wallacr, Idaho,  who is working the Inrie, Sherlock.  Eva ond Mary, in the Upper Duncan,  fur a United States conipar.y whit h hn  recently formed, returned to Kaslo on  Saturday from the other side and went  back to Lardo on the Argenta Tuesday.  Hi- dof-s not p-gpect. to come out from  the mines until October. " I shall  probably lemii.in at the clainw until we  hi** forced to c-Iom" down," he mi id to  h Kootenaian ivjHirter. Mr. Barnard  is an enthusiast!:' hs ever over his  property, hut he, like all others,  greatly'deplores the lack of railway  communication which 'mkepping back  one of the finest districts in the whole  ���������of British Columbia. Still, like the  Bnnnnt'khnrn people nnd othprs. Mr.  Barnard is getting ready bo as to lie  able to ship ns soon ns the railway  comes, and it cannot he very much  longer delayed. This season hns seen  some good work done in the Lardo-  Duni'Hii and though there is little  probability of any railway movements  There this year, the whistle of the  pngine should be heard next year.���������  Kootenaian,  The Triune.  On Thursday tbe returns from the  Triune shipment of 22 tons was  received, lt i. reported that the value  nor ton is $337. If this is so, then the  Triune eclipses the famous Reco of the  Hlocan, whose carload returns run  about 86,000. In the case of the  Triune the carload of 20 tonR would be  valued at 86.740 and for the entire  shipment $7,414.���������Topic.  Billiard   Room   in    Connection   with  Bre-w^i's Tobacco Store.  We Repair   WATCHES  CLOCKS,  i and all kinds of Jewellery  If the work Ih not satisfactory we  refund your money.  WEGUARANTEEOURWORK  and stand by our guarantee.  Wc also carry a good line of Watches  and Jewellery, which we dispose of at  moderate prices,  I KM. ALLUM, 1  * The Leading X  T                     Watchmaker and Jeweler.       Jjf  * First Street, next dour to Herald office, fr  ^I*HWWW'1"H'W"H t-M'T-f���������������������������������������>  -***���������������* ,t,,i,mt..t*.t.Jt,-*--*--*--*--*-'*~-9--*--*-���������*--*--*--*--*-���������*--*-  I I Al 1 1 i 1 1 l 1 l 1 Tl ITT'l 1 I'lt'I 11  | "A LOCAL INDUSTRY.......    |  |    OF PUBLIC BENEFI  I THE REVELSTOKE  I STEAM LAUNDRY..  .IS BOTH  Thc Proprietor requests your  patronage on the above facts.  First Class Machinery and  First Class White Help, ensures First Class Work. A  tiial order is solicited - f rom  outeide points, or from residents nf Revelstoke who are  not already on our list of  patrons.  F. BUKER  Proprietor.  TELEPHONE NO. 43.  +^.++^-l^.+^H.^-{..H.+^-4.+++^.+^-H  THE.  CITY EXPRESS  ������. W. B. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivery o! parcels, baggage, etc.. to  any part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  AU  orders   left at   P.. M. Smythe'*   ToWro  Store, or by Telephone So. ~-&CM will receive  ! prompt attention.  ��������� R������__st__������^OPERA HOUSE j  H  : FOR TWO NIGHTS ONLY :  %.  1 Friday, Saturday, Aug 25 & 26 |  55)5 _  _ *w<y  AN EXTRAORDINARY ATTRACTION.  FIRST APPEARANCE HERE OF  1  TAYLOR & GEORGE  &������  ..ATE JAMliS G1I.L & CU.  ..SP'ECI  QAT.Tj"  3***������^s^___ia*'ZwJ,J3___3 tl  ii  Men's Colored Shirts!!  REGULAR PRICE���������$i 35-$i.2S���������and 90c.  SALE PRlCE���������$1 00���������80c--doc.  Boys Blouses!!!  REGULAR PRICE���������75c���������$1 00���������$1 50���������$3 00 and $2 50.  .SALE PRICE-50c���������160C-90C-$1 25���������$185.  Men's Straw Hats  REGULAR PR1CE-$I oo-$i 50-82.00.  SALE PRICE���������50C-90C���������$1 50  1.0NT FORGET THAT WE STILL KEEP THE  - BTJTTERICK PATTERNS  TAVL0H a &10R&E  The Wide-Awake Business Men,      -     McKenzie  Avenue.  Jas. I. "W"oodrow  BTTTOHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptly ailed.  SSn_Sf_S*ffiSlS,. RBYBIrSffOEB, B.8.  2LNMWH  Baker  AND  Confectioner  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our iiriecs (in  Watches and Clocks  Bread - Delivered - Daily  CALL AND INSPECT OUH STOCK OF  NEW  GROCERIES  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Frldaya of eaeh month; Wliitc Rose Decree  meets first Friday of each month.ln Oddfellow*'  Hall.   VisltluK brethren welcome.  WM. JJATI1ER8,  Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No, 1658.  Kcpular meetlncs are held in the  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of euch month, at S p.m. sharp  Visiting brethren cordially invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  :Court  Mt. Begbie  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall.on thesecond  and fourth MondnyH of  each month. Visiting  brethren invited to attend.  B. It. ATKINS, c. W.M1TCHEIX,  Chief Hunger. Ree.-Sec.  CALL AND SEE  GrXT"a BERBER, Jeweller,  O. P. B. WATCH INSPECTOR.  THE   FRED   ROBINSON    LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  I The Australian Comedy Co. 1  Direct from the Antipodes  PERSONAL OF THE COMPANY.  Mlfl������ Oeorge Elliot. Miss Hose S>tandl.ih. Mr. Herbert Jono*.  Miss Madxe CitrrAran.  Mini Aunle Girnrd.  Mr. Alex, Cochrane.  Mr. W.J. Tnwn-ictid  Mr. Percy Ward.  Mr. Chas. Wijlrtron.  Mr. Joseph Flnn������y.  H  TO-NIGHT I���������TO-NIGHT !!���������FRIDAY -Th- Simikmc ion.il Sin.' h>s    $*.  i ' SAPHO'  K SATURDAY: The cstr*. itioly funny -.ofriwly  H " HIS NIGHT OUT." ^  On and iiftpr this date our pi-U-cs tor Cut Firewood will  he us  follows: -  SI OO Per Cord at Mill  $2.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH.  FRED ROBINSON. ��������� ��������� ��������� ManaKing Director.  +'H"l'+l"_'_*4-+_-++4--4.*i-t*1.^4-I^4.^,+  EMSON'S i  STANDARD %  PHONOGRAPH %  With all the latest improvements *  ���������will take and reproduce records, fr  I rice   *'_j    complete,    lncludlnir fr  T "fieo*n'*-,r. BeiToiluccr.Urn.Hllorn *  fr Tanphlre    Shaving    Knife.    Ear 2.  fr rubes,   camels   Hair  Ilrush,  Oil fr  fr J-an���������also half a dozen records and *  fr books of instriietion. 3.  J   C J. AM AN J  * *  **************************  ALL  SCHOOL  SUPPLIES  FIELD & BEWS  Druggist)* ind Stationers   :   Drown Illoek  NICIfT BELL.  I.nrce nnd Well Lighted  Hainple (tooins   Heated by Hot Air nnd Electric  Bells and Light in every room  Free Bus Meets All Trains  lleasounblc. Kates  ^HOTEL  VIOTOH.IA.___.  JOHN V. PERKS, Pkopkietok.  Niglit  Grill iioirj in (".nncuiion for the Convenience of Guests  iieuvTO^ilotJlnnrt Slotion J^@^@[(S*fe@^(t,    Ho-^o  B. Cressman__   The Leading House in the  West for Fine  Ordered   Clothing,  and Men's Furnishings Goods.  Special Prices for This Week  TIES��������� 35c Derby Ties. English Make, for 25c  25c Derby Ties, String or Bow, for  20c  50c Derby Ties, English and French Makes, for 40c  P. S. ���������The above is rail Slock. ,_.,, r,  Bor.L'ht a bill of Goods consisting of Sox, Suspenders and Waterproofs,   at a discount of  'J5 to 30 per cent.    This advantage wo will yive to customers this week.  J". *B. 0*EL_EJSS__Vl-A.3sr, The People's Hen's Furnisher.  Gold Ranjre Lodge K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C. "  ??i..������3���������ev,?l7��������� Wednesday in  Oddfellows' Hull nt 8o'clock  xir     ���������      Vl!*'t'������J? Knights invited.  Wm. Mathews. C. C. : : ; : .���������.  :   :   !   :    J- Savage, k.'op R. & s!  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  Royal School of .fines, London.    Seven vearn  at  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.   "7   ycara   _hiel  Chen; Rt  to Wigan Coal and Iron c���������,   ESk  Late  :hcmist and Assayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  TOWNSITE  fas}  Si_    Alls  r^a  The  Notwithstanding the enormous expense o( briii^Inf*; this company from  itralla, innal prircs vyill prevail, viz.��������� ITOtit Heats at II; Baele Seats .'-Or.;  * Whole Gallery _ic.   Seals can be h-.wl at the Canada Druff,������ Book Co.  LEWIS BRO  .   .   HUCOlMiiOKS TO KAYKTTK IlUKBIt   .   .  iPHsTA-israi^Tii, *R/_b_a_Xj estate  a-������J*___T_E3*R/A.I_, HsrSTJ_E^A.jNrOE A.C3-*E33ST*TS  ..FIRE. LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE..  Money to Loan on Easy Terms.  Rents Collected.  ���������'"  One door east of Molson's Bank  A GOOD  NAME,...  Is better than riches   ^ye have the name <_f inablncr  tne only Stvllsli Soils lir'J'own  ���������for durability and quality  tliey also uxt:*l.  .-'..���������������������������^ TRY ONE  RS. WILSON,  Nesrt. the McCarty Block.  Per Cent  Reduction  ON ALL SUMMER GOODS  which includes ,  LAWN SPRINKLERS  ICE CREAM  FREEZERS  Only TWO REFRIGERATORS  WATER COOLERS  WATER FILTERS  COAL OIL STOVES  Dont forget to ask for the discount..  Thll o'fer ia open to the end of tlie  ni...i.n.  -W. M. Lawrence  j Hardware. Tinware. Stoves.  Paints. Oils and Glass.  ���������Agent for Hamilton Powder Co.  W E hereby notify the smoking  public that thc Cigar Makers' Union  have resolved to permit members of  the Union to work in our Factory,  and UNION CIGAR MAKERS are  now at work with us.  Udirk-iD-"*^ ������ Co$&q->  ������h<������������������\?y0  THOS. LEE, Proprietor.  NOTICE  OF   SHERIFF'S    SEIZURE  AND SA__E  Notice is hereby given that under and bv  virtue 01 a writ of execution ii-sued out of the  Piiprcme Court of British Columbia and to me  directed against the goods of The Lardeau  Mines (Limited), and H. O. MrUlymnnt. I  have this day seized and taken in execution  all the Interest ol the said Lardeau Mines,  (l.imitcdl. and H.O. McClymont, In the mineral  claims���������Lardeau King, i.urdoau Queen and  Lardeau I'rlnce, situate on Lexington Creek,  on the southern slopeof GoatMountnln, In thc  Lardeau Minliuf Division of West Kootenay,  and known as thc Itoyal Group of claims,  And I give notice that I will  on tho  Wednesday, Aug. 32, 1900  at the hour of two o'clock Jn tho afloniban,  at the Court House, in the City of Kevenlako  offer for sale publicly, all the Interest ol  tho  said,The Lardeau Mines (Limited,) and H, O,  McClymont,   in the faid   mineral claims,   to  satisfy thc said execution.  " Dated this 9th day of August, 1900,  STEPHEN REDGBAVE,  Sheriff of North Kootcnar.  Br his Deputy  J4������. TAVWE  HARRY EDWARDS  Taxidermist  Deer Heads,   Birds, Animals, Etc., preserved  and mounted.  THIItD STItRKT. EAST OFSCHOOLHOUSE*  GIVE YOU TEETH Alri-STION  When they Ilrst need it, before thes-  Klvo yon pain, thereby avoiding necd-  &!������     _,B aml ""���������"'������������������ni? more satis-  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  Taylor Block.  BEI2MONT  HOtiSE:  Columbia!"  thC  "m<"1S  ?-l������y������n  0I  "������"������  ���������JJEALR AT ALL HOURS.  L'./r*MlS.,ANI) sor'"1' "'������N"''S.  SI'f.ENDIll GROUNDS ITIR  pri'NTr<!  SWINOb, LTC, ON- TIIK GKOIIND.  J. F. lyfACLEOD,  PROP.  "tuition  (.onservi.tnry  of   Mu*-*ic, Is   prcimrod  lo ulvc  musi,!   lessons   nn   either   piano   or    "rein  leriuH   r,..so���������abl������.     Immirl,   at residc.me  Mr. h. h. .l.>(*K.y).\-, Fourth street.  Help Wanted.  Jlirl   J", rto Chamber  and    Laundrv    work.  Sifvn-.cm.      '"        "   "M'r'ty   v"--���������k������ Hotel,  NOTICE  iiMiV,!,,!������'.Si,r,r.?.,"'''':,vc,1 l" Purehnsers of lois  Lo ml , :\l . ,fi"'n ?.f 'fvelstokc, nthcrwlso  Jmnvii iw the "Miira.To-.iisite I'ropcrty," tliat  t,r i.ni.i 1"c'",is," a^'I',"_ "f Po-frlmso are to  Agent, and to no other person.    J.A.MARA,  To Let.  FURNISHED ROOMS TO LET   with or with-  oiit board-Apply to MKS. HOLTON, Third St.  For Rent.  First Class residence with 9 rooms, lxrsldes  Pantry and numerous Closets, etc  A model house.  A specially warm house,  very centrally located.  Apply nt this oflice.  To Rent.  nF.1_������l"nM*V^^^  D. CRJ..1-8MAN, Mackenzie Ave.  To Rent,  Tm������r..<;_inn F,.r������t f'roo'-,"Hi blocks west of  Imperial Bnnk; dimensions 2*1x5(1, plate glass  front; ready for occupancy after tho 10th of  August.   Apply at this oim'c.  For Sale.  Chatham Wagons--3 inch double tires���������at *70  Mclphs���������8 inch runners���������f20.  ������������������...<!.���������������,������������������_ in,-,, i uiiii.-rt,���������j  Harness���������per sett���������-flfi.  ������ Apcrajoes, complete���������1)\:>.  l'ack Saddles���������at ?S.M.  The   above, although second hand, aro in  first-class condition.  Apply tn  T. GRAHAM.  Albort Canyon, B.C.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  Pursuant to the Creditors' Trust  Deeds Act and Amending  Acts..,  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that John  Savage and William Savage, lately earryi ng on  business nt Revelstoke. 1). C, as merchants,  under the firm name and stvle of Savaeo  Brothers, by deed of asiiignincnt'for the benefit  of creditors, bearing date the Eleventh day of  August. A. D., Itmo, made in pursuance of tbo  Creditors' Trust Deeds Act and amending  Acts, have granted and aliened unto James  B. fimith, of Revelstoke, B.C., Manager, all their  personal estate and effects, which may be  seized and sold under execution, and all their  real cUatc in trust to pay thc creditors of the  said firm of Savage Brothers, rateably end  proportionately their just claims without -  preference or priority, according to low.  The said deed of assignment was'executed  by the said John Savage and William Savage  and James B, Smith on thc 11th day of August,  A. D., 1900.  All persons having claims against the said  firm of Savage Brothers are required on or  bcluro the loth September, A. D, 1900, to  deliver to the trustee, vouchers and particulars of any security of the name, together with  Particulars of any security whielnsoy be held  y them therefor.  And notice is hereby given that after tho  said 15tb September, 1900, tho trustee will proceed to distribute the assets among thoso  parties who are entitled thereto, having regard  only to the olaiws of which he shall then havo  hfttl notice.  A piectine of the creditors of said Savage  DfQtliers will be held at the ofQco of Messrs  Harvey, MeCarter i Pinkha-n, Molsons Bank,  I'.evalttoke, B, C��������� op Saturday, the 25th day of  August. 1900t W two P'clocfc, n,-m , to givo  directions as to the dUpppal Ol tfi9 estate.  Dated this 16th August, ^, S,, 1600  i  1v���������im.  ���������U.1M 8, SyiTH.  m

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