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 m  L-   Ul  &J  W'l  **>  -ISSTTEID   ���������*r"%ATIOE-Ji_.-''Vt*7_*___]_E]_E_Z ��������� TTTIESID-A.-5TS   _A.__5TID    _En"K.ID-A."3TS-  Vol.   IV.    No.   66  REVELSTOKE, B. C. TUESDAY.   AUGUST 28, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Ad   ac.  30 Cases  Ceylon Tea  15 Cases  celebrated  5 o'clock Tea  This is tiic first lot we have  had direct irom the plantation and it is much superior,  to the 5 o'clock we have had-  beibre.  15 Cases  BEN HUE,  40c. per lb.  This cnn  ot be equalled for  the lnt-iicv.  Just in aiiothti' ,-hipnieiiT. of  'S  40c and 50b  PER LB.  ctoC/o,  THB ��������� Ram Lai's  famol:  The best  the Market  Package  Tea  on  Coffee ���������!!  Five barrels Java and Mocha  "Z_itl^6es^tluit~cn!!rbe pro-"  cured in Canada.    Also five  barrels of Santos.  ;   just arrived  Jarsa^Jars  Two Hundred Dozen Preserving Jora just arrived.  Everybody is in great need  of them at this time of ) ear  Come.and look at this large  'assortment before boiling  down your berries. In this  shipment we have jars in all  sizes. Anyone wanting  anything in this li~ne f-hould  make ii special effort of  looking this, shipment over.  GLASSWARE  at-  We have., to dr^iw .yam-  tcntion. .to    our  department���������it is brim full  of new e;oods.  glassware  C. B. Hume & Co.  FOURTEEN OUNCE NUCGET  Rich Strike on the Revelstoke Claim on  Smith Creek.  F. McCarty itirivecl from Sniith  creek last, niglit. llu brought down a  pound and a half nl" gold out of lhe  Revelstoke claim .-iini n nuggeL weighing 14 ozs. The nugget is curiously  shaped like (i slipper und was found in  tlie drift. Mr. McCarty thinks there  will lie no morn dead work on the  Revelstoke, lml lhat the mine will be  ii producer from this out. The slipper  nugget certainly looks liku u liar-  hinder of good fortune.  THE  COUNCIL AND  CON PANY  THE  RAM LAL'S TEA as a Package Tea  cannot be beat, It has no equal ln the  Market, as a sample package will convince all lovers of good Tea. -,  As the IlEitALD pointed out in its  lust issue there are reallv two proposition before the ratepayers at, present.  One i.s to purchase the plant of the.  Kevelstoke Water. Lifjht and Power  Co. The other is provide nn adequate  water supply for purposes of lire  protection, an object which tho company's present wiitersystem was nevej  intended to achieve. Thc situation  wilh regard to this latter undertaking  is as follows. In the Hrst place il is  admitted that, u separate system of  water supply for the purpose has got  to be constructed. At every discussion  oftiie matter in the present council  this point, is taken fur granted. Last  spring the council made .1 formal  demand on the eoiiip-uiy to furnish  this town with a 12 inch main duplicating lheir entire domestic! service  system throughout the town. The  company replied lhat oiicha system  would cost $30,000 to construct and  thai if the city insisted upon their  furnishing it, they would nave to  charge them 10. per cent on that  money ur a rental of $00 a year  for each of the-10 hydrants, which it  Wiis proposed to supply, or a total of  $:-i,6U0. Now it is quite obvious that  this town is in no po.-ilion to do any  such thing. It would bt. cheaper to  build it ourselves. How does lhat  come, out ? For every .$1,000 borrowed  nn 25 year debentures we have to  piovide $77,411 per annum for interest  and sinking fund. Multiply this$77.43  liy 30 and 'we get $2S07.4S, representing our prospective annual expend -  Hue for water for fire protection purposes. And, whether we buy the  luinpany's plant or not according to  Ihe co'nclusioiis. which have been  lluoughoiil the whole * discussion  accepted by the council ns inevilable,  lo I his expendkuie ibis city lias to go.  \ Adopting then the council's premises  for thi; sake of argument we. are in for  an annual expenditure of $2S07.4S for  Ibis purpose. It is tliey say 'unavoid-  ajile, there is no get I ing out, of i.t. Tl e  ulea of any less extensive itnd cheaper  scheme is entirely out of count.  Admitting this then, though the  Herald does not* for one moment,  be ieve il lo be so, let us take the  figures ou .he propo-ed purchase,  which have been adopted by J 111'  eiiimi il as equally, conclusive anil see  how we come. out. * Wu require say  ijiey $7p,775 to purchase lhe plant,  ifii-lll)0 lo put the ihiiii in good shape  accoiding to.Cnl. Tracy's iccnuimen-  d.il ion. and $:"(i,()0() for Ibis project ol"  a duplicate, water system for fllipid! et-.t ion purpose* ol; a ������oial of  !}! 118.000 in liuind figures. This sum  at $77.43 pel- $1.0(10 would require an  annual provision of $0,130.74. We are  furl her required by llie same calculation to lay hy an annual sum of  $o SiO lo sol oli" the depreciation of  the plant and the company's books  shew an annual expenditme for the  last two years, of about, $0,000 for  salaries, maintenance "and repaii'S.  This makes nn annual total expenditure of $18,005. Now the monthly  revenue- of the company is about  ,$1,400, .Multiply by 12 this make." a  tolal annual revenue of $10,800 between whicli and $18,005 is u ditference  of $2,105. We should then according  to these figures he $2,105 out, if wu  buy the plant as compared with $2,807,  if we .do n' t^ buy. it.a i i xljpx i tj n tlie jln plj-_  cute water system"?"!- fire, protection  ourselves.       '  This is, the result to which the  council's own figures and premises  lead. We should he $042 better off  per annum by buying the plant than  by leaving it aloiie. Of (oiirse this  town is nil more prepared to pay $2,105  to make up the deficit in ils electric  lightand waterworksdepariiiientthan  it is to pay $2,807 for aii annual  expenditure for water for fire protection. There is u������ necessity lo do  either. Tlie'IlEiiALO slated in its last,  is-ue that in its opinion $100,000 would  cover the pi ice of the plant, provide,  a quite adequate water .system for  fire protection purposes and other  expenditures needed lo put the electric  light plant in a thoroughly satisfactory  shatie. Iu our next issue we propose  to shew, an wo think cmi'very eusily  h.done, that the electric iiglit und  waterworks plant would, if owned hy  the cily, provide tbe interest nnd  sinking fund on this sum mid pay for  ils own maintenance without ever  costing the ratepayers a, cent. This  much it would do at the very least.  C. P. R. Strike.  C.P.It. strike situation at Winnipeg!;  up to the end of last, week was that il  had been practically decided that lhe  wage clauses ot" the machinists'  schedule should go to arbitration nnd  Unit as soon , nu un agreement has  been arrived ut. on the other clauses of  the schedule the strike should he  declared off.  Trouble is brewing among the C.P.R.  conductors owing to the arbitrary  treatment of some of thi.'ir number by  two Montreal auditors, whit li Ihey  look upon ns the first step lownrus  hi caking up their union,  ���������������^������Mi^������V*****������^^������*#!������������^*J^*****   ������&HMHH^JHHHHHH*!*^*������*PJt#������'A +*JW*i������P'J*JM*0*JHMHHkm*������������������9������������*������  AT DEPARTMENTAL STORE  Our Shoe Chances Wednesday  >_ .  On Wednesday we are going to demonstrate our leadership in the Shoe Business in no  uncertain way. We will do so by offering values that "will appeal to every man,  woman or child who appreciates the privilege of: spending Shoe money to the best  possible -advantage. These values will represent/tyles that are seasonable and up-to-  date in qualities lhat will pleat-e careful ond even'critical buyers. In some cases the  prices will not cover the cost of new boles and heels. But that's your gain if you come  on  Wednesday morning.  ���������e������s@x_x_x_x_x_x___x^^  I Tne Last of Our Trimmed Summer Hats  r  So far as we know now this will be the last chance of the season to buy one of our  stylish summer hats for so little money as we're asking Wednesday morning. JSoi* a  Hat in the collection that isn't worth double the price. This offering for Wednesday  will make a fitting close for the many Trimmed Hat sales we have had this season.  Great Bargains in  Men's Suits  Great Bargains in  Men's Suits  a.BiiilllfllllllllllllllilliiHiiBgxiE.jtiiBiinitiinsiiiiniBiiiii'iiitiaiingii'ilR    MiBninii-ifliiR-iitHiiNDnaiiiiiiii-iiiioiiaifliin'in'iniiiiinlliini'liiii'ii'iiiiipinRikiilinriaauiiii*!:  | Men's Bicycle Pants,  in a medium  dark. |  ; mixed CaiiiidiiLD Tweed. loops for belt, side ;  : and hip pockets, strap and buckle at knee. ;  s Regular price $3.50; Cash Sale Price. .$2.75 r  ������ z  | Men's Tenuis'Snits���������mat. and pants, single I  | breasted. sacquP"shape, three-patch pockets :  | nn coat, pants with strap for belt, side aiid J*  ; hip'pockets, medium light, prey pin* check ������  ". tweed.     Regular pi-ice ��������� $7.50;   Cash   Sales  : Price $6.50 :  | Men's Suits���������Single-Breasted Sacque, nil  | wool. Canadian Tweed, strong Italii.n���������  ���������= cloth lining. Regular price $12; Cash Sale  | Pr i c e .'...$������. 50  1 Boy's two-piece Suits, knee pants, iii black  | and grey checks, of good Canadian Tweed,  s with neatly pleated back and front, pants  1 lined. Sizes 23 to 28. ��������� Selling Price $2.75:  | Cash Sale-Price $2.00  flsatiiicvaanaffiicnaosjiuaiia-iaaiiaauaiiunftPLRCiBaDDntaiiitoiiiniiiBiiiia*EBrriiiBiiBiR    5i*itPEai4(iiiiiii������iignniiinii:aiiiMiifii9ii.iiiiiiiiiiitaiEitiiiiiiiiunaittiiJunii nit ibimrk  Sgc Tp-Bay M Wednesday  AVe have ei.quines 'ironi all qtiartcrs respecting OurSpecial Sale of Carpet's announced '"  for this morning and' now iii progress.-     To satisfy everybody we shall have to continue -  ittoinorrow. -Here is a summary of Wednesday's values���������  $i oo Tapestry Carpets are Reduced to 75c  75c Tapestry Carpets are Reduced to 56c.  75c Hemp Brussels are Reduced to 60c.  65c Hemp Brussels are Reduced to 46c.  65c Union-Carpets are Reduced to 5oc.  55c Union Carpets are^Reducee to 40c.  Squares  $6.00   3x3-  1-2  Reduced to  Union  $4.85.  Art  are  $9.00 3x4 Union Art Squares are  to $7-75  Reduced  Boys Wash Suits  Boys' Washing Galatia Blouse Suits, in stripes, deep  collar on Blouse, pearl buttons, short pants, broken  sizes.    Regular price $1.50; sale price.... $1.0(3  Men's Furnishings  Men's Fine Neckwear in  fonr-in-hand.   best English  foulards, in all colors.     Regular  price 50c.  and  75c. ,  Cash Sale. Price.........._. 2oc__  Murray���������Corning  An interesting ceremony took place  al the residence nf Mr. E. Corning on  Third street, on Friday evening, when  Kev. S. J. Thompson united in wedlock  Mr. Daniel Murray, of Nelson, to Miss  Lida Corning. "Miss McMillan was  attendant on the bride 11s bridesmaid,  while Air. Fred Crick, of Kamloops,  supported the groom. After the  ceremony tin" bridal party adjourned  lo the City Hotel wheie 11 wedding  dinner was bountifully spread, the  banquet being followed hy u dance.  The happy couple left for lheir home  in Nclsun next morning.  Porto Rico Cigars. 5 fcr 50c. at  Brown's Tobacco Store.  Men's Fine Imported Birycle Hose with fancy' turn  overtops, in brown and heather mixtures���������all sizes.  Cash Sale Price ' 50e  Men's Fine Imported Wool Jerseys, in plain, cardinal and cream, narrow collar, 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 Cas'iniere  colored stripes, collar attached,  the Holiday season.    All sizes.  Shirts   wilh   fancy  Just- the 'thing for  Cash Price $1 25  Then the Special Sale of Summer Shirts at.7oe.- Did  you get yonr share of thei- " ���������.���������urdny? If not, be  sure and come today or Wedn -sdiiy morn. Sucli  Shirt Bargains do tint come yum way very often and  you can well afi'ord to take'the time to come and buy.  I Sailor Hats for 25c.  Instead of 75c and $1  Just to close out om* Sailors we put- the balance of  1 lot on sale Wednesday at a price that ought lo clear  every one of them. Sold at 50c. 75c.-and $1. Cash  Price *. ' 25c.  Children's Straw Hats  To he boi'iirht. at extra low prices during our Clearing  Slimmer Sale, '  A Big Day in Towels  Look at Ihe chance offerpd for 20c a pair! Is it not  meal, t You'll pick np all the different ones you may  need for Suiiiiiier*use Wednesday at a fine saving in  cost. They are nice enough for aiiybodv. Cash  Price  20c a pair  Shirt "Waists  Plain arid Fancy Cambric and Pcrcalei Shirt Waists  ranging as "high as' $2.2.5 eiich. Your choice on  Wednesday for Cash   .' '. $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  Induing lhu business we increase our ability nnd  cipiicity to do it.    Everything good in Wash I'.ihrics  comes to us.    Here are the latest:  Choice aoc nusllns���������igc.  2ol) YaidslK) inch Princess Bnptist.e���������one of the leading Wash Fabrics of the season���������while grounds witli  figured designs of Red, Light Blue, Navy Illne. Pink.  Heliotrope and Pin-pie, exrclleui. wearintr and  good  washing goods. . Regular 20c.    Wednesday  1.1c  Mail orders reaching us any lime on  ������������������������*. ednesduy  will be filled at these prices Thursday.  15c Silk Finished Prints for 13c  100 Yurds  Finest   Silk   Finished   American   Prints;  white grounds,   with  narrow  stripes   of Blue   Hair  Lines, Pin Stripes, positively fast colors,  regular 18c  goods for '. 12Jc  20c BORDERED APRON LAWN I.e.���������100 Yards  40 inch White Victoria Lawn, with imitation hemstitching���������best 20c quality for 15  no  You'll Be Keenly Interested in Dress Goods  We give you a chance this month topelect from a most comprehensive variety of the  ���������season's finest materials for a great deal less than their value.      And  when   you  can  save a quarter or more 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.  A   REVELSTOKE   ARGONAUT  Three   Years   on   the   Edmonton   Trail.  In Klondike and at Cape   Nome   and  Back Again to the Good   Old   Jordon  Pass.  Jas. Reighley returned to lown from  Cape Nome last Ividay afler nearly  three venrs adventures among the  northern gold llelds. lie left here in  the fall of '117 and with his partner.  Jack Frisby, adopted the Edmonton  unite along wilh some couple thousand  or morn argonaut of the now historical  Klondike stampede. Reighley took  the overland route from Edmonton  and started out with a pack train.  Belore they had been out long Frisby  left him and returned, discouraged  with the dilliculties of the journey.  However, Reighley kept on going,  although he was ;i long way behind  the rest cf the procession and made  Dunvegaii. a Hudson Bay post on  Peace River, near which place he  wintered, finding good feed lor his  horses. Most of the treasure seeker.  wintered at St. John. 150 miles fiuther  on. However, Reighley made a good  start in the. spring and 1.night up  with the others at St. John and fiom  that time kept well ahead of the rush.  The season's travel saw the ci owd  thin out considerably, and Reighley  and one man of the Fresno outfit which  had practically started the. stampede  via Edmonton, were the only two of  Hie whole lot who made Lake Francis  for the winter. '93. Here they found  about 200 in camp, who had ai rived by  other unites. The country abounds  wilh grime'and the lake with fish;  mouse are very numerous as well as  grouse and wild fowl, while a night's  catch in the waters of Uie lake would  average from 50 to 250 lbs. of white  fish, lake trout and suckers. Lake  Francis is situated in the divide, between  the head waters of lhe Liard. up wliich  Reighley had come, and the Pelly,  down which lay the water route to  Dawson. Having traded liis pack  train and secured a boat and further  supplies, Reighley started out from  his whiter quarters in May 'Oil teaching  Dawson the following month. This  spring he followed the stampede down  the Yukon with his boat to Cape Nome.  He found that while there is no doubt  gold all the way from $60C to Sl.aOO to  n man had been taken out the previous  fall by the Klondikets, who made the  discovery, thai these people had taken  all there was to be got by rockers on  the beach. > The really good p.iy  gravel lies in a. narrow streak along  the beach between the tundra and the  ocean and is not found outside of a  defined belt, which had been all worked  out last-fall.*. It lies -I'lout three feet  below the surface and the cau-e of its  deposit in this peculiar manner is a  puzzle. There is what is-called a  second and third paystreak, which  were not. rich'ehough for, the rockers  to handle aiid which il may pay-to  work'over by machinery. There is a  little work being done on somo cieek  claims, hut not enough to give employment to any appreciable propoiiiun 'of  the crowd, which 111 is the streels of  Cape Nome City, all of whom who  possibly can, will leave hefoie naviga-  aion closes in November. Mi. Reighley  looks none the. worse for his adventures of which ,Lhe above is only a  brief sketch.  The City Council  Met on Frid.-iv evening. Present.  Aid. Patrick. Kilpatrick. Xewuian.  (Jiirdou, McMnhou and Alii-iliainson.  In ihe absence ofthe Mayor. Aid.  Abr.ih.imson \\*as,appoiuted chairman.  COKKESPONDENCR  F. Christiansen accepted .the offer*  made bv Lhe council some lime ago for,  S3 J for the list- of his shack and.  damage to < onter.t.-, which had been,  expio|iriat.ed foi use as a penthouse.  The offer was accepted.  i>i:titio.v.s    ...  A petition was  received  requesting*  the   submission   ot    a   bylaw   lo   lhe  electors for the purchase of the electric,  light and water works   plant.    It   was-,  largely signed by the pioperty owners  of the municipality.    It was moved hy  Ald. Kilpatrick. seconded Aid. Patrick'  lhat the petition be laid   over for one  week.    After  a   long   discussion, the  diotion v.-as carried.    At this juncture-  Mayor Smith  arrived and   look   lhe  (.hair.  KKl>OKTS . .  The public works committee reported.-  that they   had decided   to  build  the  McKenzie Ave. sidt-walk  with   a span  ot S feet between fence line and   inside  of. walk,' the   sttite   of   the   side   hill  opposite J*. Lawson's house preventing'  the walk being built according to the-  wish   of    the   petitioneis   hefoie   the  committee.    They recommended  that*  the sidewalk it. front of. Aid. Gordon's  shop be raised.G inches, and that he he.  given permission to bnild.a crossing tot-  give.access  10  the  blacksmith's shop  in the rear.  TE.VDKItS  The tenders for sidewalks were  then',  taken up.      Wood's   Egien's Thunder's;  and   McC-u-thy's   were    laid   aside as"  having been  leieived^afte.  lhe  hnui'-  mentioned iu the  advertisement,  also'  all tenders received from strangeis to  the   town.      Revechese's   tender    for ^  Donal.is stieet at 0c was accepted  and*,  the balance ofthe sections weie left to  the committee to let contrails  to  any  resident contractor .willing  to  accepc-  the work at the same price.'Ge.    Par--*-  ties having fences or poles on -the  line ���������>  of the  proposed  sidewalks aie. to  be.  notified to have them  renewed  foilh-  with.  After this matter had been settled -  the discussion airain centred round lhe ;  electric liuhi aud water, works deal-,  and it was finally, resolved, to ask the*  company lo place before the next-  meeting of tlie council the'lowest  figure, which Ihey-will accept.  The action or the Mayor In .having  the Douglas St. hill sidewalk^i-emovprl v  was approved   and   the   sum .-of  $2."i ���������  ordered Lo he paid- to 3. .McMahoii lor"  the work.  ^"BOURNE BROS.  General Merchants      . Revelstoke > B.Cf  ' M***fl>*������i������*J***J������.ft_^������>.*-ft������.*W <<**-e?*4r**<L������4r44*4f04*044+0+*' *  A FAMOUS HEALTH RESORT  And a Pleasant Spot to While Away a  Summer Holiday���������The Halcyon Hot  Springs' and its Numerous Natural  Attractions.  A visit to the Halcyon Hot Springs  Sanitarium al this time of the year i'i  both enjoyable and beneficial,���������  beneficial purely from a business point  of view, if for no othei' reason. There  are men throughout this touiitiy that,  are so nuu-ried to their bnsiiK"-s  interests that they feel that lo leave  it for a few .day-, holiday and enjoyment would be a loss. No such a  thing. A few days or weeks spent at  the Halcyon at the_ present season of  _t he__yeai_.would_give_aii_iii.pet us__t o_| he.  overworked man thai would lift him  up and make him able to tackle the  vexing and exacting duties of his  everyday life with fresh vigor and  energy. The company owning this  health-giving lesort are sparing no  pains to make a. sojourn lliere for  recreation as homelike and comfortable as possible. The waters of the  springs are so well known for their  health-giving properties that there is  no use lor the Heiiald to dwell upon  that point. The hundreds of people,  who despairing of health and even  life from Ihe ravages of rheumatism  and kindred diseases of their const i-  Unions, have visited llie-e springs nnd  in very sliort periods of time have  lefl them' new men and women, are  living demonstrations of lhe "power  to Ileal" piesent in thc hot. lilhia  waters of these famous spi ings.  Under Ihu new management of Mr.  Joe. Tnlcher, formerly of the Hern  llolel, of Sandon. the Halcyon will be  sure lo luaililaiii and add to its popularity. Mr. Tatcher has had n i_rc.il  dual of experience in hotel life and the  interests of visitors' will he his first  lonsideialiou. Improvements lo ihe  buildings and giouuds aie always  being made as they suggest ihemselv.'s.  Walks are being laid ont through lhe  adjoining mountain passes 10 the  ditt'erenL points of inl.ere.st whicli aie  much appreciated by'all visitor.-, who  are in position lo take advantage of a  trip to the poinis nf vantage and  beauty. The buildings, including the  collages, aie handsomely equipped  and furnished. The tables aie  supplied wilh every luxury that, the  markets allord, and as Charley Ross  informed us ever, the uiai.len hair  ferns that adorn tlie cenlie of' tbe  tables are things or beauty and a joy  everlasting. The bar is supplied with  lhe hest stock obtainable, and lhe  billiard room iu connection permits of  a pleasant evening being spent hy  those who desire ;i game of pool or  English billiards. At the floating  dock 11 dozen handsome < anoes are  always ready for those who wish to  enjoy tlie pleasures of a row' on the  beautiful waters of Arrow Lake. The  rivers near at hand and the lake  itself'11 hound with fish, and afford a  splendid opportunity to tbe disciples  of the gentle craft of I-aac Walton.  There is in short no remedy which the  HERALD would sngge-t inoie efficacious for Lhit tired feeling than :x visit  to the Halcyon Hot .Springs Hot. 1 on  the pleasant shoies of the Arrow Lake.  .Trap Shootings Tournament  , The trapshooliiig.tournament held  on Friday and Sat in day by lhe.R?vel--.  stoke Gun Club   was  it-great, success  *.  though uiaricd   by. the ..wealher.    On-.  Friday'it rained steadily"but the light  was good, while  though- the   weather    "  was iine the next day there was-a kind .  of   haze   whicli   rendered   the    birds-,  almost   invisible.     The     tournament} .  began at _ p. in.  on   Friday   and   the -  events on the  prngraiiiniu  weie gone,  steadily through iu spite of the dowm  pour.   Tin; following was the. score :  Sweepstakes'.   15    birds, * unknown',  angles���������A. .1*. McDonald 12,   A. McRae  11. Dv. Williams fl. . E.   Dolieier. 0.  A.  Evan.--.. G. Barber S. .C.   R.  Skene 0,  "W. Armstrong 0.* T. E. L. Taylor 4.  Sweepstakes, 20 birds, known angles -  ���������A. 3. McDonald 10, G. Barber 13, XV. ,  Ai uisirong i:*J, A. McK.-ie 11. A. -Evans .  10. T. E. L. Tavlor 10. C. R'. Skene S, .  "W. M. LiwieuceS* E. Doberer 0, Dr.  "Williams 5.       .     ���������  Sweepstakes., 10  bir.l=.  doubles���������A.  J. McDonald 0.   Dr.   "Willijiuis   0.  A. ���������  McRae 5. W. Armstrong 4, (j.-I3,irbei-  H. E. Doberer 3.  K. D.  Johnston' 3,  C. .  R.   Skene   2,   A.   Evans   2,   T..E. L.  Taylor 2, W. M. Lawrence 2..      . s  Cowan-Uolten-Downs cup,  a'  men. -  20 birds���������Vernon Team 4fi, lievelstoke  Team .11. ,       ������������������;...,  Sweep-takes*.    15    birds.,   unknown  angles���������A.   J.   McDonald   12:   K.   D. ���������  Johnston  9, A.   Evans   8,  -W.-Arm- -.  i;tjjing_S,_A_McIl:i.___7.___Dr.___.Willi!i!nsUv=-  7.  G.   liaiber   7.  C.   R.   Skene.0,   E.  Doberer 6, T. D. Pickard 4.  Rifle shoot, sweepstakes.' 100 -vards ".  5 shots���������R. Upper 21, H. V. Ston'ex IS,  W. Armstrong 17.    .... '  On Satiuday the following'events  were shot, off: ���������      ���������  Sweepstakes.    15   birds-, .- unknown ,*  angles,  handicap���������K. D.  Johnston.  S;  Dr. Williams. 7, 2 yds.   handicap;   W. ���������  Armstrong^   7;     A. -McRae.    0;    Guy ���������  Barber.   5;    E.   Doberer, 5;   A. J. McDonald. 4 yds. 4.    ....',,  Miss and nut, reverse, shooting���������A. ,  J. McDoniilii; 1 1 0; A. Evans, 10.,  None of the other competitors scoied. ���������,  Revelsloke Challenife, Cup. 5 men, .  20 birds.���������The  Revelsloke team   won. ,  Sweepstakes.     15   birds.    N.   P.  L. ���������  system,   unknown angles.���������A.  J.  McDonald.   10;   K. D.   Johnston,   i);    A. ���������  Evans.   7;     \V.   Armstrong,   7;     Dr.  Williams.   7;      I_. Doheter,     0;     Jas.  Powers. 5; (Juy liarher^ and  out;   A. ���������:  McHae. 4 and out: C. R. Skene., 2 and  out;   T. D.   Pit-kind,   2 and  out;    XV.  Lnplo'ii. land out. c**  Meichants'     Handicap,     15     biids.  ���������.  unknown  angles.*���������A. J.   McDonald, a  yards,   10:    K. D.  Johnston.   11;    Dr. ���������  Williams. 2 vds. 8;   A. McRae. 8;   Guv ,  Darber. 7; E. Doberer. 7; C. R. Skene,  5: XV. Ariiistiong, 5; A. Evans, 4; Jas. ���������  Powers, ?,.     IC J_. Johnston  won tlie  carvei-,   Dr. "Williams   the .decanters, '  and   A,   McDonald    llni   meeischaum  pipe. ,     .  Ext 1 a Sweepstakes, 10 biids.���������Guy  Barber. 7: A. McRae. 0; A. .7. McDonald, ti; W. Armstrong, 5; C. R.  Skene, 4: Dr. Williams. 4; A. Evans,  3; E. Duller, r, :{; T. IJ. Picard. ,2.  The Wiiubested Carbine, presented   ,  by   Bonnie   Bro-.     lor   -the   highest,  aggregate, fell lo A. J. McDonald'wilh  72 points. ,    ,  Theguests of the club  took   iu  the .  A11slr.-1li.-1n~ Comedy   Co.  during    llie -  evening's   of their   stay,   which   they  gie.itly enjoyed.    The Gun  Club  may ���������  fairly_ be   congratulated   on ,  having  organized   a   very, successful     affair. .  They   wish   thiotigh  the Hkrald  Io .  express their thanks to all  those  who (  subscribed lo the prize  list   or helped '  in anv way to further the success of  thc tournament.  Billiard   Room   in    Connection  Brown's Tobacco Store.-  with  Nettie L. Force to be' Increased.  Foreman B. Crilly intends to put. on  another shift, in the long, base tunnel  shortly and if.possibie get under the  upper workings in time to stope this  winter. Manager Pool hopes to ship  at least 500 tons of ore this winter and .  if possible 10 get ii to the Lauding, "SO  tons. ' -tu iiwv*:. _*i*^-*i_  ,-. ."Ufrti->^J_;;.T~ .V^lg^-J ii." _;. *.-.!  ^}$m  ���������totry&&&&^bx&?&nibrj.\,ixziva'3 i\i _s_aB^_i~a'__WJ a-i'nw.twa-M-x ttrH^wt������^~it?.Xtea,ittt<Liut*  Revelstoke   Herald  COL. SAM HUGHES  and  Tues-  closest  notices,  or  Published in the interests o������  R-avelstoke, I-ardeau, Big Bend, Trout  Lake, Illlclllewaet, Albert Canyon,  Jordan     Pass      and      Eagle  Pass Districts.  'A-   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A    Semi-Weekly Journal,    published  in  the Interests    o������    Revelstoke  the      surrounding       districts,  days    and    Fridays,    making  connections with all trains.  Advertising P.ates: Display ads.,  J1.50 per inch, single column, $2.00 per  inch when inserted on title page.  L*=gal ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpar-el) line for first insertion; 5 cents  lor each additional insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth, Marriage and Death  free.  Subscription    Rates:     By    mall  carrier, S2.00 per annum;   $1.2o for six  months, strictly in advance.  Our Joh Department. THE HERALD  Job Department is one ot the best  equipped printing offlces in "A est  Kootenav. and is prepared to execute  all kind's oi printing In first-class  st-.-le at honest prices. One price to  all No job too large���������none too  small���������for us. Mail orders promptly  attended to. Give us a trial on your  next order.  To Correspondents: We Invite correspondence on any subject of interest to the general puhlic, and desiro  a reliable correspondent in every lo-  calitv surrounding Revelstoke. In' all  cases the bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  P.EVELSTOKE HERALD.  SAYS THE WAR  IS  OVER   SAVE IN  REMOTE CORNERS.  Notice to Correspondents.  1. AU correspondence must be legibly written on one side of the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with the  proper name of the '.'.Titer.  3. Corresponfler.ee with reference  to anytliir.**-' that, has appeared in  another paper urns'- flrst be offered for  publication to that paper before it  can anpear ia THE HERALD.  Has Now Asked Leave to be Allowed to  Come Home.���������Has no Enemies  in Africa.  The most recent letter received in  Lindsay from Colonel Sam Hughes  was addressed to Captain Williamson o������ that town. It reads as follows:  Well, the show is over! With  Captain Mackie and 17 men. 1 have  just concluded lhe surrender of General de. Villlers and all his corps of  about :;00 men and IS great 10 team  ox wagons; nine carls, tons of ammunition and thousands ot animals. The  terms are signed. Thus lhe war is  over, except in remote corners of the  Transvaal and Orange River Colony.  After our advance from Gritiuntown  I arranged that the wives, daughters  and sweethearts of leaders and others  of the enemy should write them urging peace and giving facts re Pretoria, etc. At Papkine. General Sir  C. Warren sent me nn free handed t"  Daniel's Kine. Well, in three ami a  half hours my force���������AVarreu's Scouts  and Intelligence Corns���������wilh Captain  "Mackie. ol' Vembroke. covered the  distance, 'ft miles,, and had tho wire  in operation an hour later. Thence T  got instructions to proceed onward  on a reconnaisance, again free handed. That is how I like to go. Then  a fellow is on his own responsibility,  and feels it so; accordingly he takes  far more' precautions than if tied up  hy orders and cautions.  At Daniel's Kine the enemy sot out  so hurriedly that they left their Union  Republican flag flying. T now have  it, as well ns the Transvaal ono T  captured at    Griquatown   r   wired  for  night I rode  into Kooning,  57 miles,  in  -:-e saddle.      Turpin wa.s with me.  Yeslerday we came from. Kor-ning  lire, and I can assure you the ramp  opened their eyes. The Canadian  artillery hoys are all delighted at my  success, and, indeed, T do not think I  have an enemy or jealous ollicer,  barring one or two ln the entire force.  I have officially asked the general  to relieve me from duty, for the show  is over and I want to get back to  Canada. I hope to leave here in a  day or two. Phillips ancl Turpin  have been'at 'my back through everything. They are fine fighters and  good hoys. There is a rumor here  that the regiment is in Cape Town  and will sail in a few days; That  makes the two lads wild to get back,  and now that there is not one soldier  in arms in the west or north west of  the Transvaal. Orange River Colony  or north west provinces, my mind reverts also Canada-wards. I forgot  to say General de Vllliers al the last  moment backed out from surrendering  and escaped after tho agreement was  signed from the Boer camp tho dny  before they came ia to ine.  Thus far .C have succeeded in everything here. It is a pleasure to me to  have vindicated myself and my principles here, and to have lived through  ii to have witnessed the triumph of  Britain���������lhe Greater Britain���������ln her  greatest struggle. I leave Africa without having made an enemy here lhat  T know of, with thousands of men .and  ollieers having repeatedly asked lo  serve under me. and without <uio  single action or movement on my part  that has not boen crowned wilh success. I hope tn be home in August.  Farewell.  SAM   HUGHES.  when, one of the governor's suite, not  knowing of what, had happened  begged His Royal Highness' permission to present the governor's daughter as a partner Tor the next waltz.  The prince politely declined, remarking that."his mother would be deeply  mortifled that he had danced with a  squaw."  Another story of his visit describes  a Canadian guide as pointedly remarking to him: 'T had the honor.  Your Highness, to show your rnyal  brother, the Prince of Wales, over this  same path, and he presented me with  this magnificent gold watch."  "Ah, indeed!" answered Prlnco  Airred, dryly, "that's more than he  ever did for me."  Tn naval circles It is recalled that  the Duke was not a favorite among  his brother ofllcers, being too forgetful of professional etiquette. A certain Britih admiral has orten referred  to a vilst paid him by Prince Alfred  when their ships lay in the same harbor. The prince. In his capacity as a  captain, paid his respects to the  higher officer, but was so Inconsiderate  as to appear In plain clothes. The  admiral's rebuke was not the less  pointed, because Indirect when lie  said: "It would have given me sincere pleasure to extend hospitalities  of my ship tr. the Duke or Edinburgh"  ���������this with a glance which swept the  prince's whole attire, from hat to  shoes���������"but I was expecting a visit  from the captain of the Galatea."  11 is but Just to tho prince's good  sense to say thnt he returned to' his  ship, donned his ceremonial uniform  and repeated his visit In becoming  fashion.  MR.  DOOLEY  ON  THE  SITUATION  CHINESE  SAYS THAT DIAMONDS HAVE SEX  "Well,   sir,"   said   Mr.     Hennessey,  "to   think  Iv   th'    audacity    iv thlm  Chinymeu!    It do bate all."  ��������� ������������������"It do that."  said Mr.  Dooley,   "it. osity" and under a strong magniflylng  bates    til     Wllrruld.       An'       What's       It \ _,lrlEls-   *h.     nntntRrt    nut*-n.   trr-mm   nf   fivo  comin' to?    You an' ine locks at    a  "Did you ever know there was sex  in Jewels?" asked a Paris jeweler, as  ho picked up a beautiful white stone  of about two caratB.     "Here is a curl-  J. M. SCOTT, B.A., I_.L.B  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Btc  McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Money to Loan  OTHKU  REGICTDES  LARGEST AD ON RECORD  A Store That Made a Fortune by Using Big  Spaces.  in   the    Daily    Drovers'    Telegram.  Kansas City, there appeared on Juno  7th   the   largest  newspaper  advertisc-  seven day's rations in addition to four i ment on record.  It was the advertise-  n tariff for pro-  tor revenue had  of   extreme dis-  ruuillg.      Tn 1SS2.  A NEW  SITUATION  A feature* of the ante-election iienod  is the entire absence of any commercial anxiety as to the results of a prospective opposition success.     The situation in  thi;-    regard    is unparalleled  since 1S7S.       In that   year,   says   the  Montreal Gazette,  the verdict was to  be pronou:;e*;d or. the issue of a tariff  for  revenue   veisu.-  tection. after a tavi-  beer. tried in   a thn  tresp    and    found    i  the verdict of  1S7S was  under review,  after four years'  trial    of   protection.  The Liberal party, which had become  the opposition,  stuck to the* policy Sir  Richard   Cartwright   had   marked   out  for It when he was minister of nuance  and pending ihe decisiou of the voters  there was    a  period ot    suspended  ur  curtailed activity in commercial enicr-  pris.   till the judgment was rendered.  So it wns,  to .om-.*  extent    four year.-*  later:   and  so  it was    again    in   IS91.  when,  in addition  to  the  advocacy ot  free trade.  Sir    Wilfrid    Laurier    had  l*ut tho Liberal party on the platform  of   unrestricted     reciprocity   with   the  United Stales,  a    platform Mr.  I slake  later smashed, after   the electoral decision had smashed it.     So it was. in  only less marked degree,  in 1SUC;  and  after the Laurier success of that year  there  was  a   period  of  standing still,  while   the   government's   enquiry   inlo  the industrial conditions was going ou.  Progress was only resumed when  the  tariff changes were announced and it  was  discovered   that    in   its    general  tariff there was still left so much protection that, so far, only an Industry  here and    there    has    suffered.     The  reason for these conditions was plain.  In  their expressed  hate of  protection  and protectionists   the Liberal leaders  were hardly parliamentary.  Sir Kicli-  - ar_d_Car_twright.spoke of the National  Policy  as   being   worse  ln   its  eftecls  ihan war, pestilence and famine combined.    The Toronto Globe referred to  the men who Invested their moans in  Canadian    manufacturing   enterprises  as robbers and  rlngsters.     When  the  Liberals were  in opposition an opposition success. Judged by their pledges,  presaged  a  fi=cal  revolution,   imperilling millions     or     Investments     and  threatening many Industries with ruin.  "With  the Conservatives  ID   opposition  there has been none ot the folly that  characterized the course of the present  ministers when they    were    trying  to  K.t where they now are.     Neither Sir  Charles    Tupper    nor    his    colleagues  havo   gone    about   cursing   mon   who  are  building  up  the    country's    commerce.     They have threatened  no individual  nnd    no   Investment.     They  havo neither   minimized  the  good  nor  magnified  the    evil  In    the    country's  situation.     Thoy have    heen only the  reverse   of  their  opponents.      If   ihey  were to be put In power tomorrow no  merchant,  manufacturer or    workman  would  feel  the slightest anxiety as  to  tbe result.      All would    go on  In  the  confidence  that the  party which   was  ia power from 1STS to 1-SOG. and which  stuck   to  its  policy   in opposition  just  ns It did  when    fortune    favored    it.  ���������would do nothing    to hinder progrrss  ���������of the country    it had    the    greatest  share in making.     And this is not thr*  ���������slightest of the parly's claims to popular favor.      A  loyal opposition makes  a loyal government.  T. already had. and on Saturday morning in a terrible storm of rain, sleet  and hail, began my march of iO miles  to Koening, where they were supposed  to be: 1 looked at it this way: The  horses were better saddled and moving than shivering in the rain and  frost, and'so wore the men. 1 made  all fold the blanket Tndian fashion so  as to cover the knees, and with the  heads sot facing th* storm off we  started. I had neither blanket or  overcoat���������only my light cape, which  ynu have often seen me wear���������and as  a consequence the rain dripped off the  cape to the knees and down into my  boots. These soon' tilling, and the  water getting warm. I was quite comfortable.  I induced "Mr. Roiix. a British field  cornel, to accompany us with his  cart. My plan was for him to go into  Kuruman and get Rev. Tom Brown,  another splendid fellow, an Anglican  clergyman there, to go with him to!  the Boer camp and assint in getting i  them to surrender. - These two men  are .deserving of special thanks for  their valuable services, for although T  had all arranged before they got to  the Boers yet they helped materially  to keep all smooth on the four days'  trip back.  At Koening that night we all slept  in a church with a. fire on ihe earthen  floor, and were quite comfortable. All  were glad that we had pushed on.  even amid the greater discomforts, for  our horsose got oat sheaves and we  got shelter.  The next day our wagons came in.  but by mistake, instead of having  four and seven days' rations, they had  only four and three���������a mere mistake  ot A. S. C. clerk���������and we were not the  parly to sit down and whine and demand explanations, etc. On wc* went  niter the enemy, and at sunset were  I',., miles north of Koening. T last  night met three or the Boor leaders,  having sent on a native with a summons for their surrender. The terms  are all signed and sealed���������everything  tn be surrendered unconditionally:  citizens of the former Orange Rivet-  Colony, or of the Transvaal, are to  proceed to their homes, provided the  district whence each comes is free of  the enemy and Is occupied by British  troops. I also made special mention  of a couple of fellows who claim to be  merely trekking and not fighting, but  they must he meantime treated as  prisoners and prove their case at their  district towns. I have not heard from  our colmn since leaving Daniel's Kine.  and  am now 7_  miles    north   of that  l.isl.  of Unfortunate Rulers Assassinated  of Recent Years  THE GR0WINC TIME  .Smash   the   -Machine:       If  Ihc-rf  two  Machines,  smash   thorn   both!  Total expenditure In lSI-ll, ih.-  year of Conservative rule, $11.70!  total expenditure In IKS!', the last year  <-f Liberal rule for which figures are  f. hand. VA.-T.M.i?,:.; estimated Cxpeilfll-  ture tnr th..' current fiscal year  SM.?,vt.vr���������  are  i  last  ���������..is:;;  place. ~      '~^^~  (I have lo leave off my letter here,  as I have to go forward to meet the  enemy coming in).  I also circulated a counter yarn as  if I had got It from the general, admitting the Boer success between  Bloemfontein and Pretoria, but that  the following day our main force had  captured the whole Boer outfit, upon  hearing of whloh Kruger had asked to  surrender, etc. I had not heard a  word, but [ was not going to be  caught by them at. their own game,  and you see how near I was to telling a straight story. Was It mind  reading? At all events T lasi night  landed my column of nearly SOO here,  licsides Mackle and myself we had  only IT mon. t did not let the Boers  know It until our arrival here, but  assured them 1 wa.s not going to humiliate them by bringing the whole  force up to march them back, that I  would treat them on their honor,  merely gua.rdlng the wagons wilh tlie  rifles piled  on,  etc.  Ueally .lack, they arc a. rather fine  lot. and In our four day's march back  r learned to like many or them. Of  course, T never allowed anything to  stand In the way of duty, but while f  would shoot, one of them with a rifle  iu his hand as I would a. dog. yet  once in my power as prisoners, f  would use them like gentlemen. No  man o* our side in South Africa has  been ahead of your humble servant  where the bullets were flying, and no  one has gone straighlor for them or  made ihetn "gut a. move, on" quicker  than r, hut there: my old sporting  spirit comes in. I had no personal  hard reeling against them. Ono fellow  told mc he tried In hit mc three limes  at Faber's. but within 100 yards. I  had no 111 win towards hirn Tor that,'  but rather a feeling of contentment  nt bin being such an infernally bad  shot. Nearly all assured mc: that if  T wanted a corps against. Ttussln,  Fiance, China, or any other nation  than the Transvaal. Ihey would to a  man come with me.  The day before yesterday [ rode f>7  miles. The first word T got from my  general was that morning at Coe. He  said he was moving rrom Daniel's  Kine to I'll ik rout tin. Thus I.had been  7.~i miles In advance. I at once sent  C'iptiilii Mackle on towards*) Koening  ���������.\itli the Boors. While I crossed ootm-  liv south easterly to this plnr'f. That  ment of The Jones Dry Goods company and occupied four full pages.  This company is one of the largest  advertisers in America and its success  is a monument to tho value and power  of intelligent advertising carried on  along aggressive and  liberal-lines.  About a dozen years ago this company was conducting a little store  20xG0 feet in size in a small town -J00  miles west of Kansas City. Notwithstanding their limited field they advertised extensively and have in this  mui'velously short time attained their  piesent degree of success,'' and own  one ot the largest and best businesses  in the West. They have always used  large spaces and used them wisely  and well.  The lirst page of the four page advertisement referred to Is given up  to general talk as to facilities of The  Jones company and other miscellaneous reading.  The   remaining  three  pages  ot   this  remarkable advertisement aro occupied, by what  Is  practically  a  summer  catalogue    ot the * important    departments o������ The Jones Store.     Undoubt-  I edly il was an economical and effective method  of placing  the catalogue  in the hands of    the    general public. ,  The catalogue might   have been made  more     attractive   and     consequently  much. more costly  if it had been got  up in the ysual way and circulated hy  Ihc;    usual     method.     * However.     the  original and  uniuue Idea    of printing  the catalogue In tho newspaper makes  up largely" for   any loss of attractiveness, and must necessarily have caused a great deal of talk and have received  a great deal  o������  careful attention.  Tin- use of large spaces in newspaper advertising is coming to lhe  fiom. It has been thy experience- of  those who have given it a thorough  trial that big spaces pay much' better,  proportionately speaking. than do  small. There Is something impressive  about the large advertisement, and it"  it is properly displayed and. intelligently prepared it is bound to be  effective and profitable.  All merchants cannot use large  spaces all the time, but every merchant can us-s them once in a while, and  the oftener they are used fit they are  used Ir.ielllg'.-ntly) the more likely the  merchant is npt lo attain some such  mcpsure of succrss of The Jones company has.  One very common error in the liand-  .IHng o" large spaces is that of filling  ih.m up with generalities and useless  talk of the brassrlne order.    Tliis may  .___,_.____*i*n  writes .It.  hut. 11  the  From 1S4S to 1S7S ; lliore. wore 2S  attempts, many of them successful,  on thc lives ol royal personages and  rulers.  Pictro Acclorito tried to kill King  Humbert on April 22, _S97.  Four attempts were made to assassinate the great Napoleon.  Queen Victoria's lite has been, attempted  three  times.  Two efforts wore made to kill the  Prince of Wales.  Napoleon III. was frequently shot  at, but died  in bed.  The King - of    Prussia    was    twice  fired  at in  J851,  but  escaped  injury.  King   Victor   Emmanuel    of   Italy  narrowly escaped  death  at an assassin's hands in 3853. *  King Ferdinand of Naples was  stabbed by a soldier in 1S65.  Queen Isabella of Spain was attacked by Fuentes in 1856.  ���������  The Queen of Greece was shot by  a student in 1862.  Abraham Lincoln. president of  United Staics, died on April 15. 1865,  from a bullet fired by Wilkes Booth,  the night before.  One attempt was made on the life  of the German Emperor in 1S73 and  another in  187S.  King Alfonso of Spain was shot at  in 1878.  Alexander II of Russia was assassinated on March 1-������.. 3SS1 in- St.  Petersburg. Unsuccessful attempts  on liis life had been made in , St.  Petersburg iu 1SG6 and in'Paris  in  1S67.  President .lames A Garfield was  shot- by Charles .T. Gatineati on  Jnlv 2,*_S_l. and died on September  i9tii.  President. Carnot of Prance was  stabbed to death by Caserio - Santo  in  Paris,  June  24th,  ISfl-l.  A bomb was thrown at President  Faure on .June 13, 1887. ���������  . o   11IC U  LIVING IN  THE  'L'lllSNCHKS  Chinyman as though lie wasn't good  f'r aimytUiug but wasliin' shirts, an'  not very good at that. 'Tis wan iv  th' spoorts iv th' youths iv our gr-reat  cities to rowl an impty beer kag  down th* steps iv a Chinese lauudhry,  aii' if e'er a Chinyman come out to  resist it thy'd take him be th' pigtail an do th' joyani swing with him.  But th' Chinyman at home's a different laad. He's 'is friuds wi' him,  an they're manny iv tliim' an' rowin'  beer kags Mmsilf, a' Westren civl-  lixation is donw in th' lauudhry won-  dherin' whin th' polis'll come along.  "That's th" way it stands in Chiny,  Hinnissy, an' it looks to me though  Western civilazation wa s in f'r a  bump. I mind, vranst. whin a dlinink  prize-fighter come up th' r-road an'  wint to sleep on Slaviu's steps. Some  iv th' good, strong laads conic along  an' thoy were near bein' at blows  ovor who shud have his watch an'  who should take his hat. While they  wus debatin' he woke up an' begin  cutting loose with hands :vu' feet, an'  whin he got through he mado a collection iv the things they'd dhropped  in escupin' an' marched cam'ly down  th" street. Mebee 'twill tur-rn out so  in Chiny, Hinnissy, T see by th'  pa-apers that they'so four hiinderd  niillyns iv thim bhoys. an' be hivlns  'twuddu't surprise it when they got  through batin' us at home they might,  say to thimsilves: 'Well, here goes  C'r a thrip ar-round th' wur-ruld.'  Th' time may come, Hinnissy, when  ye'll be squirtin' walher over Hop  Lee's skirt while a man named Chow  Fung kicks down ye'er sign an' his  kids knock holes in ye'er windy. TU'  time may come. Hinnissy. Who  knows?"  glass he pointed out a group of fivo  or six tiny diamonds' clustered about  the edge of the stone, but unpercelv-  ablo without the lens.  "The male gem never gathers these  little buds," the jeweler continued.  "This is called the female, or multiplying diamond. And the female  stone Is not only more brilliant, but  of greater size and less prone to be  flawed. "The largest and best known  diamonds in history and collections  are all female Jewels. Strange isn't  It  now?" .   o   MUST SEVER ALL CONNEXIONS  HARVEY, McCARTER & PINKHAM  My wife tells mo that if the ; Uptons don't have their telephone taken  out we must have ours removed.  Why is that?  "Oh, she and Mrs. Upton aren't on  speaking   terms   at  present.  ���������o   Attendant-  sir?  Thirsty  flavor so  -What   syrup will on take  Barristers, Solicitors., Etc.  Sollcitore    for    Imperial    Bank    of  Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent  ���������Offices:     Molsons  Bank Block  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Patron���������Well,   gimme   any  tain't aniline dye.  Office: ' Mackenzie Avenue, Revelstoka  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of'Revelstoke  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at il a. m.  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the  close of the morning service. Sab-  hath school and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The puhlic  aro cordially invited.    Seats free.  RBV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  The Revelstoke  Herald  IKinni \Vcekly|  1-1OW THEY  DO BUSINESS   IN  WEST  TH]?  "It takes the glorious'old west to do  business." said the man with the alli-  galtor grip, as he boarded the train at  St. Paul. "We of the east are not in  it a  little bit."  "Anything to relate?" queried one ot  the  passenger.*? as he  woke  up.  "Just a few words. I traveled from  New York to Chicago with a starving  looking girl. At Buffalo T was gone  on her. Ai Detroit wo wero engaged. As we readier Chicago she  had set. the date. ' I returned home,  wrote her 3_0 love letters, and came  out here to. get married."  "And what?"  "She decided that she would marrj-  another. She estimated the value of  my time at $500. the worth of jny  letters at ?300 and my broken heart  at .$200, and drew me a. check for $1,000  and here it is. Gave her a receipt in  full to date, kissed her goodby, and  there you are and here am I: There's  but one way to do business, and the  west knows all about it. Yes. check  for a thousand, and.how many of you  gentlemen will smoke Henry Clay at  my expense?"  Has more readers In North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  does more job printing in the  city than any other paper; It's  news Is more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence Is greater;  its advertising rates are loweBt  circulation considered; its sub  scription rate is only $2.00 pei  annum; it covers the field. Try  it and he with the crowd.  Write to  REVELSTOKE HERALD,  Revelstoke. B. Ci  St.  Peter's Church   (Anglican)  Eight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, flrst Sunday In the month);  2:30 Sunday school, or chiidrens'  tervice; 7:30 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy Days���������The Holy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school  at 3:15.  pttKSBYTEUlAN CHURCH���������Royolfltoke  -1 Snrvlco ovorp Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m. Bib o CI-ibh at 2::i0 p.m.. to whloh  all are woloomo. Prayer r.moting ui 8 p.m,  evory Wednosdny.  1,'OMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH��������� Bevel-  ix- stoko Maus ilrst and third Sundays la  month atlO:S0 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  SALVATION ARMY���������Meeting    vory   mghi:  in their hall on Front Street  "���������������������**������������ .ynvMfft.  DRAWING THE  LINE  to bs  ' _>ammy. gran ma wants  you  a .preacher when you grow lip."  "Well, gian'tua, niebbe I'll be a  preacher, but I tell you now I won't  go into the niish'nary business."  The__  Revelstoke Herald  ��������� ���������mm iii������nw  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  ���������pietr^v  won't.  do the business. What the  public wants are facts and figures,  always. They will form their own  conclusions aa to the advantages and  superiorities >*>: the store, but in order  tn get them into the store you must  tell them what you have that they  ought to buy and what It cons.  You will notice that the lnrge advertiser? in big cities have eliminated  wholly the big flaring Introductions  which were formerly such a. feature  of retail adv-rliRlni?. They get down  t.i thf" real business of "the ad Just as  nul^kly at It ly possible to do so and  undoubtedly s-rnr.- far b<-lt<:r rwults  than under the old method. There in  no particular u?e ln printing thlng.i  which peoph- will not rend and which  tlv-y would not h.-lk",*.- if they did  ro.nl. It is hud from every point of  view, n.< it hau the effect ot covering  up ihe really valuable things in ad-  vertl-aementH p,-md ns the hitter ure  necessarily given much I.;?* prominence or display and inferior position  they nre apt io be passed over without  being read and the whop., advertisement is practically a waste ot space.  There Is nn way in which you ''.in  r.-aoh so many people fo cheaply as  by big spaces ln the newspaper. But  always hear In mind that the more  faetK and figures you can get Into the  space without crowding It the rnor**.*  llke|%-   it   |s   to   prove   profitable.  '.'HATlI.KS AUSTIN 75ATT.3.   o   I'l-rNOI'" ALFRKD IN  CAN AT. A  '���������Speaking of delicacies," said an old  veteran or one of the Louisiana regiments the other afternoon, "the highest living that ever fell to my lot was  during three weeks in thc winter and  spring of the year 1S65 that I spent in  tlie trenches at Petersburg. I don't  mean to say that the bill of fare would  groaly appeal to me now. but at the  time of which I speak 1 though I was  living in royal s'.yle."  The reporter lo whom ho was talking remarked at this point that, while  hn had not been there at the time, he-  had always understood from those  who had that the trenches of Petersburg did not afford much scope for  lhe gourmand. Then the veteran  '���������ontinued:  "It camo about In this way. .There  were eight of us ln our mess, and all  of us except one had managed to get  through the winter with some sort of  -eovering-for-ouii-������oet___U*re_callef]J:hem_  'shoes' then, but I don't suppose that  the term would be used by .many  people of the present generation who  aro used to patent leather, vici kid  and tan shoes. The eight men. however, had gone barefooted from November 1S64, until themlddle of February 1SC5. T dont* know how it came  about, but he was finally Issued a pair  of new shoes. The day lhe shoes  were given we all gathered about him  and examined them with curiosity,  and. It must be confessed, a. rather  envious interest. Our messmate looked at the shoes, then at his bare feet  and then at us as If debating ������. serl-  oiih problem. Tht.n he said: 'I'll tell  you what we'll do. I'vo gone bnre-  foted fir so- lone that I reckon I can  sland It now until Hummer. If two  of you fellows will lake these shoes  and Irnile 'em off for something to eat  I'll make a contribution to the bill of  fare of the mess.'  "Thnt night two of us slipped out  from Ui.j trenches, got through the  Yankee lines and went 20 miles mil in  Dinwiddle county to a grist mill. Wc  succeeded In trading the shoes for  two bushels of corn meal and brue It  back In triumph. Well, Hir, for Iwo  weeks our mess lived like lords. Three  times a, day we h.-wl corn meal 'coffee,',  corn m.*a.l cakes and corn mc-al gravy,  and f reckon when we surrendered at  Appomattox we were the Hiyht fattest  Confederates Crant ever got hold of."  ���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  UOSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  Is the leading newspaper of  . the great mining districts, of  West Kootenay.   . It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, -written up  ln authentic, reliable and read  able articles from unqaeattom-.  able information. It enjoy*  a large circulation and la com-  aoQUentty unequalled aa an  advertising medium ln Um  field In which lt is published.  Subscription $2,00 Per Hnnilm  $1.25 For Six Months,  StriGtly in Mnmi  .���������KStORPOBATEO 16'?C  f\  u  .  ������  B  Whip* the lute Prince Alfred, Tjuk"  of Kaxe-Coburg-CSotha, was a. midshipman ln the llritish navy, he made a  brief stop nt. Vancouver Island, and  was entertained at a. ball given by the  governor at Victoria, Ti, C. lie wait  very much struck by the appearance  of a girl who seemed to b" the hollo  of lhe assemblage when ho entered  the room, and learned by enquiry  that she was the daughter of the governor, whose wife was a full blooded  Indian. The. prince asked the honor  of a dance; but the girl having 1x?en  educated at a finishing school In Portland, Oregon, held her head very high,  n.ml not knowing the prince's social  station, responded that the governor's  rla'ighl'i* wa:*-* entitled lo dance with  ollieers of higher rank than midflhlp-  men. The prince took the-rebutT good  natiiredly.   m������ time for revf-nsc came  A crnci:.������ stoppki.  A few dayH ago two children of Mra.  M. Hurry, of Can born. Inspired hy threats of the colored high diver at n  recent circus here, undertook to have  a similar performance of their own.  With that object In view they climbed  ix, pear tree about 'tii or SO f<!< l In  height. The little hoy, aged S.' went  to the top. boldly dived off and came  crashing throhgh the branches to the  ground, escaping unhurt. Mis sister,  aged 10, took her dive from ahout  half way up the tree, and when she  landed she-had a broken leg. This  slopped the circus until the doctor  came.���������Dunvlltf. O.ror.l-'*.  Cleveland I'laliidealcr: Victor, Em.  muniicl is only Ave feet iu holRht. Let  us hope he's every inch a king.  Iii a Short time we  would remind every  sportsman that we  have  a   full   line   of  SHOOTING (OATS  WADERS,  RUBBER BOOTS  Both Long and Short  and all the little  things that go .to  make a shooting trip  not only successful  but decidedly comfortable. Do not wait  until the last moment to get your gear  collected, but come to  us now and make  your vSelection from  a  full   range.  It takes a foremost place ln  the race for prominence and  popularity with business  hottses and as a consequence  does more business with  those requring printed stationery and office supplies than  any .other printing   establish  ment in Eastern British Columbia. The.class* of work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing of. the  kind executed ln the large  cities by much larger print-  erles.  Job^Printing ^Department  Is equipped with the latest  faces in ..type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  is handled by exprlenced.  workmen, who thoroughly understand the proper use of the  mat-trial at their dUpoaat.  . The HeraW doea not otalsa to  be the only printing hotiM la  tlu district but lt does elalai  ta be  CALGARY  Thoroifghlu Up-To-Date In  Every Particillar  And in a position to Sire as  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space in its publication or  for Job. printing, as can be  given by any other house of  the kind ln British Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. One price to aK.  No job can be too large or  too small for The Hea_ld-������  oonslderatlOQ. Special attention given   to orders by mail;  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  $i$im$i$4$4&$4$4&$4$*&  r  <a H  ��������� f  I  CK'*$V  "���������v-,*St  1  ir  '.1  Chinese  ituation  MAKE   NICE   READING  Ltondon, August 21.���������The tollow-  ing message has been received from  Admiral  Bruce:  "Taku, August 19.���������The allies are  reported to have entered the city ol'  Pekin on August 17."  London, August 21.���������Divers paragraphs ns to thc movements of the  Chinese imperial family continue to  be received at the treaty ports and  are transmitted to European capitals.  Those representing tho court as having left Pekin are of Chinese origin.  According to them thoir majesties an;  well on their way to Sinn T>\i. aliout  500 miles inland.  Fighting was going ou at Pole In on  Saturday according to a report received hy Rear Admiral Bruce. Tho  allies entered tho city of Pekin on  Friday.  [f the Chinese government is at.  Sian Fu there is no means of getting  at them, according to the military  men .without a long campaign, and  with an army as large as Lord Roberts  to secure the bases of communication.  Shanghai, August 21.���������Yuan Shi Kai  the governor of Shang Tun? is now-  dead.  Paris. August 21.���������The French foreign office has received from Li  Hung Chang a request similar to the  one addressed to the United Stales  government asking for the appointment of M. Pichon, the. French minister at Pekin. It is said that all thc  powers have received a like message.  Tien Tsin. August IC.���������About 5000  Chinese troops which are reported" to  have heen at Sung Liu Ching left to  day for Pei Tsang. Two Piousand  more Chinese have gone toward.- Ti'iig  Chow.  Washington, August 22.���������Tho state  department authorizes the announcement of the receipt at an early hour  this, Wednesday, morning, through  the consulate at Che Foo. from Mr.  the following effect:  Conger in the department cipher, to  "Pekin, August 21.���������The entire city  with the exception of the Imperial  palace, is occupied by Japanese, Russian. British. American and French.  It is being apportioned into districts  for police supervision. .The - Chinese,  army has tied. The imperial family  and the court have gone ;westward  probably to Sian Fu in thc province  of Shen Si. No representative of the  Chinese government it is sight in  Pekin and the conditions are chaotic.  Thc palace is expected to be taken  immediately. Many missionaries have  started for home, while others remain in charge of the Christian refugees, -numbering  about 1000."  The Japanese legation has received a-telegram dated August 21. from  the foreign ollice at-Tokio. giving the  following despatch received yesterday from the Japanese actiug consul general at Shanghai: "A despatch received here from a Chinese  official at Pao Ting Fu, says that by  thc empress dowager's orders Hsiu  Yung, Yi Li -Shan and Tien Yuen  were executed on the 1th and Yung  I.u. who was to have shared the same  fate, is now in the judicial department jail, and that the emperor and  empress left Pekln on the 13th, escorted by Tun Fu Shiang trocps. for  Wu Ti Shanii via Ching Kwan. Kang  Ye. it is further asserted has been  appointed commander in chief of the  -Wu Wei armv. while thc iprinccs.  Tuan and Chvang, and Tsong Chi.  ' Kang'Ye and I-Isni ��������� Tung, have been  ordered  to  remain  at  Pekin.".  Another telegram, dated the ICtli.  has been received here from Pao  Ting Fu. to the effect that though the  empress dowager has left Pekin  the emperor has, decided to remain behind."  London, .August '23���������14 a.m.. ���������lo-  dav 1*500 Americans attacked the  Imperial palace, says a despatch to  the Morning Post from Pekin. dated  August 15th. aud caDtured four of  the courts. The American flag is  floating ��������� over , the ' Imperial granary  and the Imperial bank has been looted. Describing the events prior to  the relief the Morning Post correspondent cables: "On the 12th of August the Tun:; Li Yamen requested a.  conference with a view to peace. No  armistice was granted, however, and  that night we endured . the longest  fusilade of the whole siege. It lasted 12 .���������hours." ��������� .  "On August 13th the Tsung Li  Yamen begged . to be excused from a  conference, saying that the members  were too busy. I^ater they wrote  "that they had forbidden firing onus  and wired to" courtmartial any who  had disobeyed. During the evening  =���������n-ariy-shells-fell-in-tbe_legation_con>_  pound."   -                                        .  Three hundred and seventy-five  thousand Russian troops are already  in the far east or on their way thero  by land or sea, or under orders to  embark. This statement is made by  the Moscow correspondent of the  "Daily Graphic, who adds that mobilization Is In progress all over Europe and Russia, and that there are  now at Odessa 14 steamers chartered  to take troops on board. According  to a St. Petersburg special a telegram has been received at the Russian capital from Shanghai announcing the departure o������ Li Hung Chang  for   Pekin.  The Japanese envoy expressed his  approval of the reported American  suggestion regarding a conference of  the powers and said he' believed that  satisfactory pecuniary compensation  could be secured if the resources of  China were properly developed, despite the fact that her present revenues are pledged.  Count Von Waldersee, according to  the Dally Mail's correspondent, ;ex-  pressed thc opinion that his labors  in China will be of long duration,  "as pacification will be a difficult  undertaking."   o   WILT. VISIT CANADA  Hongkon, August 21.���������A prominent  reformer has obtained from the Ya-  man runners a letter from General  Yung Lu, commander in chief ofthe  northern armies, to General Tung Fu  Sian, commanding the Kan Su troops,  saying: "It is not convenient to accomplish my secret orders." and proceeding, "The fareign ilevils. counting on their superior strength in warships and guns have dared to exert  all their power to rob and insult us.  but their populations are small and  entirely dependent on the Chinese  productions. China now possesses  cannon and rifles and plenty of well  trained troops. I do not fear the foreigners. In the case of San Mini. I  refused Italy, with the result that  nothing was taken. It is evident the  foreign devils are cowards. I and  Prince Tuan recently obtained the  help of millions of Boxers possessing  magic boldness. I swear to murder  all the foreigneis with the assislancs  of the Boxers, who are supplied with  arms."  General Tunc Fu Sian in his reply,  which was also obtained, says he is  of the same oDinion and places the  Kan Su troops at General Yung Lu's  disposal.  THIS  AI.M13S  IN   PEKIN  Valuable  Assistance  by  Christians  the     Native  London, August 22.���������In the news  that reaches London this morning direct from China, there is nothing to  confirm the, rumor that the empress  dowager has been run to earth. The  foreign .envoys, according to the  Shanghai correspondent, of the Daily  "Express, are proceeding to Tien Tsin.  The same correspondent avers that  the sacred city was entered on tho  15th. two days earlier than Rear Admiral   Bruce  reported.  "The flags of the allies," says the  correspondent in Shanghai of the  Daily Mail, wiring yesterday, "are  floating over the Imperial palace.  Street fighting however, continues.  Considerable assistance in thc car'-nre  of Pekin was rendered by 4000 armed  native Christians. The legations were  enabled to hold out by purchasing  ammunition   from   the   Chinese."   o   EMULATING KRUGER*  Dowager   Empress  Took  50.000  Taels  When Leaving Pekin  Paris, August 21.���������LeTemps publishes a despatch from Shanghai, dated  August 21. saying it is reported there  that the dowager empress fled from  Pekin with treasure amounting ��������� to  50.000 taels, and that she is surrounded by Japanese cavalry. This is apparently another version of previous  reports that the dowager empress had  ���������a large amount of treasure with her  that Japanese cavalry was pursuing  the imperial army.  ERMATINGER SAFE  The Missing Calgary Trooper Returns  to Camp  Ottawa, August 21.���������The following  cablegram has been received from Sir  Alfred Milner:  "Capetown, August 21.���������Ermatinger,  of the 2nd battalion, C.M.R., who was  reported missing, has returned -" to  camp.  (Signed)      "MILNER."   o   CANADA  SCORES  INVALIDED  COLONIALS  Having  a   Swell   Time   in   England���������  Princess   of  Wales   Showing  '.hem- Every   Kindness  Ottawa,   Augusl   'i'i.���������The  following  members  of  the   first  Canadian   contingent  are   invalided  to England  in  addition to those already, mentioned:  A Company  Sergeant  L. .Ingram.  90th.  Coruoral W.  F.  Fowler.  90th.  Private  G.   Hutchines.   50th   R.C.A.  Private     C.   J.   Millerl     Governor  General's Body Guard.  Private W.  J.  Dickson.  50th  C.  A.  B. Company  Private A.  Marshall. 22nd.  Private A.  McMurphy,  2Gtli.  C.   B.   Thompson.   R.C.A.  E. Taylor.   1st   hussars.  C Company  A.   Daneerfield.   10th,  F. Cuthbert.   10th.  D Company  Private  G.   T.   Badmore.  E O'lii tuny  J.   O'Brien.   1st  FROM   PRETORIA  Private  Private  Private  Private  R.C.R.I.  fiincc   of  McNaughto'.i.   rein-  Private  Wales  Fusiliers.  Private   F.   M.  forcements.  Corporal  Dc-.vi.cy .  F Company  Private  .f.   _���������.   Robertson.   02n:l.  Private J.  W.   Clouthier. "Sir.'j.  Private  P.   Russell.   rpin"*j.ec-mc".'i***.  Private H.  P.  McLaughlin.   il.C.R I  tl Company  Privato C. L. Jenkins. 3rd  It   P. A.  Private F. W. Spragge. 3rd C. A.  Private T. G. Walker.  "1st.  II Company  Private James Drake. G?.rd. "Halifax.  Private XV. Oxley,  93rd.  Private H. A. McDougall, 5th Royal  Scots.  Private M. Far. ell. Durham L'uht  Infantry.  Private J. I). Nicholson, reinforcements.  H.   G.   Bean,   reinforcements.  London, August 22.���������The Canadians. Australians and other invalided colonials, who are occupying the  convalescent home established for  them ln a 'huge farm house near  Sandsall, by the Prince and Princess  of Wales, are having the time of  their'lives. ' 'The "home,"' which is  under the personal supervision of the  princess, has been fitted up and  decorated ' ' with many ��������� luxurious  things from -hr- own homo, including  a piano, ;lounges, chairs: .and , fine  china. The best of wines from  the royal cellar and , every delicacy  of the season Is served on the table,  while wagonettes and dogcarts from  the royal stables and the billiard  room and riding hall are placed at  the disposal of the inmates -.at all  times. "Garden ' parties : and afternoon "teas  are  frequent.  ���������  '���������o   NOT   MUCH   FROM   THE   SOUTH  the   Paris  In tiie Awards Made at  Exhibition.  _.<.:i.*on. August 22���������The awards just  i-.ni".-.. ai Paris exposition* are highly  su'.-f factory to Canada anil many  Pt.c-tl. cf the Dominion's success at the  f-ru.iif  fair. "���������  AFFAIRS IN  SOUTH   AFRICA  London. August 22.���������Colonel Otter's  report for the week ending July 13  has been received at Ottawa. The  relative strength of the regiment at  that time was 143. Over 200 were in  the hospitals. Private Ermatinger,  ol the Mounted Rifles, reported missing, has returned to camp. Correspondence' taken at Pretoria connecting Mr. Montague White and^Mr. La-  bouchere with the Boers will be published In London today.  -   THE  STRIKE  SITUATION  London, August 23.���������President Kruger. according to a despatch from  Lorenzo Marquez to the Daily Express, has issued a proclamation  counter to -the -latest proclamation  issued by Lord- Roberts. The Transvaal  president, says:  "It will :help- you- nothing to -lay  down your arms or to leave the  commandos. Every step homeward  means  a   step   nearer   St.   Helena."  Pretoria," August 21.���������Colonel Godfrey, the judge at tlie trial of Lieutenant "Cordua. an officer of the  Transvaal artillery, on trial on the  charge of heliis concerned in a plot  to kidnap Lord Roberts, in summing  up. eausd a sensation by declaring  that a violation of parole was punishable wilh death. A space of 43  minutes was occupied in considering  the  verdict.. -.  , 1_ o   ��������� ���������   CALLED- M'NICOLL'S  BLUFF  A Settlement "Now Seems Further Off  than Ever  Winnipeg, August 21.���������The machinists' committee did "not resume their  interview with Mr. Cross, this morning.  Mr. Cross was in the office'ready, to  receive them and when seen, by a reporter said that the . situation ��������� was  unaltered and he did not see a settlement any nearer than it has been for  _t_e_.pagt.-w. p^',���������   . - -..   _ .       ���������_.-_-.. .  C.P.R.     Employees     Resent     Being  Called     Hotheads���������Morrisey    ' :  - -.  '  and Clarke Sent For  Montreal, .August. 22.���������In an interview this morning regarding the  demands of the Ontario and Quebec  division trainmen "for an increase in  the men's wages. , D. McNicoll.  general manager, "oP'(the C. P. R.,  said'-the company could not see its  wav clear to grant the demands and  that the men 011 the system on the  roll were receiving more than on  other  railways   in  Canada.  He expressed the opinion tint the  voung hotheads among the employees  weie largely at the bottom of the  present  trouble.  The grievance committee, however,  has'sent for Grand Master ,Morrisey  ,of the Brotherhood -of -Conductors  and Grand Master Clarke of the  Brotherhood of Trainmen- to meet  with - the company.  Dr. Baldwin, formerly of Wetaski-  win, but now of ..the Canadian Mounted rifles in South Africa, writes to  XV, II' Cooper' Edmonton, from thi-  New South Wales Held hospital, eight  miles cast of Pretoria, under date of  Juno 17th. The envelope bears lhe  mark of the South African republic.  Thoy do some things bettor ill Soulh  Africa than In Canada, for lhu date of  the post murk can be plainly rend.  Dr. 1'aldwin enlisted as a private, but  has been'promoted since .lay 1st, and  at dulc of writing was on tlio brlgadi'  medical staff, and serving In tlio New-  South Wales field hospital, Ills many  friends will be glad to he;ir that Dr.  Baldwin hns boen promoted, particularly as it is for merit recognized in  active service. Dr. Baldwin had considerable experience an an army surgeon in the United States army and  In the Mouniod police. The letter says:  "We have been practically on the  move ever since we lefl Capo Town  last March, and as our marching kit  consists of nnly what we could carry  on our saddles, we often had no  paper to write on.  "Our ' fellows from tho West behaved splendidly under fire ln lhe several battles they have taken pari ln,  and have received the personal thanks  of the general in command of the brigade on one special occasion. Although 011 two occasions the shelling  has been tremendous we have been  most fortunate ln escaping with few  or no casualties, though many of us  had clothing shot through, or the  water bottle cut from their side by a.  fragment of shell. Our great trouble  has been want of remounts, our horses  being completely played out for want  ol rest, and many of them dying from  the horse sickness, a form of splenic:  fever that is epidemic among them In  this country. Some ot the battles  have been most magnificent sights,  that have to be seen to be fully appreciated. Fortunately unless one is  very close to a person when he Is  wounded you do not see to any extent  the Cull horrors of war.  "We have most reliable men in our  Colonels Anderson and Pilcher and we  havp Colonel Anderson to thank for  not being completely wiped out at  Van Wyck's Rust on May 28th. I  was with a battery of ' the Royal  Horse Arillery during part of the  battle and the colonel who had been  In the- siege of' Plevna during the  Turko-Russlan war said to me while  we were retiring that he had never  seen' men stand such severe shelling,  and he fully expected that we would  be 'arinihilialed., 'Yet, extraoi-dinary  to say we had only one man hurt,  (Corporal Stearns) shot through the  body, and he is doing well. We had  some horses killed. I saw- the fore  legs of a horse carried off by a shell,  and another man, one of the hussars  T think had his-horse cut in two just  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 Iho rear. I have had two  close shaves, but so far have not had  a scratch. Since I have been promoted I have ��������� not. been under lire so  often. -,   -  I am glad to say the war seems lo  be lrbarly over now, and I hope soon  to get settled"down again for a time, j  T have not been inside a house except I  lo look for loot, since the 10th of i  March.and in consequence am.getting>'  'rather tired of camping and of field  surgery. I have operated twice under  rather heavy fire, and must confers  that I would sooner���������much sooner���������be  drinking a glass -of beer with you in  L*'dmonton. I do not mind the rifle  or big shell, firo but the pom pom fire  is very trying to one's nerves.  I anvlo see'Colonel Stevenson, the  P. M. O., of the army tomorrow and  1 think from bis sending for me it  means further work and more- pay  for, me at the base hospital. If so I  shall iir all "probability stay here for  some  months  longer.  I have not had any letlers 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 from  Victoria West to Cape Colony, through  the Orange' Free State' up to Pretoria  and -to this point., AVe have just heard  that a whole lot of mail including thai  of the" Canadians has been captured  and destroyed by the Boers, so I am  afraid most of my mall' has gone up in  smoke. None of us have been paid  for the .last three months, so we have  no money to buy stamps with." (The  letter came without a stamp j.   o   LI'S  COFFIN  FOR SALE  IMPERIAL Bi\NK.  OF CANADA  Head Office, Toronto.  Capital  Authorized,    ���������    $2,500,000.00  Capital Paid  Up, $2,458,603.00  Rest, $1,700,000.00  DIRECTORS'.  H.   S.   Howland,  President  T.R.Merritt,Vice-Pres,   St.   Catherines  !    William Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  ] Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  ' Ellas Rodgers  !      D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  ! BRANCHES  i North West and British Columbia:  !        Brandon,      Calgary,     Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince       Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  I Ontario: ,  I Essex,   Fergus,   Gait,   Ingersoll,  Listowel,      Niagara  Falls,    Port  I       Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thomas,  Toronto,     Welland,    Woodstock,  Hamilton.  Quebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank department���������Deposits  of ?1 and upwards received and interest  allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal,  and  other  debentures  purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom , United States,  Europe, India, China- /apio Australia, New Zealand etc  Gold   purchased.  This   bank   issues  Special  Receipts  which will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's  Bay Co's  Posts  ln  the Tukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B  HEARN.  Manager Rnvelstoke Branch.  ROBERT SAMSON  Wood Dealer  and Draymar].  Draying and delivery work a specialty. Teams always ready on shortest  notloo.      Contraetn  for inhhlne taken.  M(E  w  Blacksmitlihig,   Jobbing,  Plumbing,  Pipe' Pitting,  Tinsniithing" Sheet Iron  Work,    Machinery    lie-  ,  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ^OBX. G02iD������"&   ���������  - ft .-.veiNlb.it>. \ ���������  Undertaking' nrd Embalming  R. Howson & Co.',  M^CI-CNZU:   AVU.  Rpt.'iil rirnWflin Furniture  ALMOST WORN OUT  BULGARIA TOOK THE BLUFF,  England's Future King Will Be Here  in a Few Weeks  New York, August 21.���������A London  despatch says the Duke of York is  planning a visit to Canada in a few  weeks as the commander in chief of  tho new royal yacht Victoria and  Prince Albert. He may also visit the  United States.   o   SULTAN WILL INVESTIGATE  The Recent Massacres of Ilia Armenian Subjects.  Constantinople, August 22.���������The Sultan has ordered a committee to investigate thc recent massacres of Armenians ln tho Sassum district or  Asiatic Turkey. In lhe meantime Ills  Majesty hns relieved Allpasha of th������;  coinmnnil of Bitlls. A despatch from  Constantinople, dated August 9th. announces that men, women and- children had been murdereil by troops and  Kurds under Allpuj.ua.  Defenders  of Pekin Could Not Have  Held Out Much  Longer      '���������'���������  ' Pekin,. August 14��������� (via Che Foo,  August 21.)���������The American and  Russian flags were planted on the east  wall of Pekln at 11 o'clock this  morning. The Indian troops entered  the' British legations at one and the  Americans three. There was a joy*  ful reception from the wall. The cm  aciated tenants could have lasted but  little longer. They had only three  days' rations remaining. The Chinese  had been attacking them furiously for  two days. Four thousand shells fell  in' the legation during the siege.  Sixty-five were killed arid 1G wounded.  The Japanese began the battle before  daylight and they are all fighting  about the north wall, where part of  the' Chinese are defending the Imperial city. The Japanese casualties  have not yet been ascertained. The  Russians had five killed and 12 wounded. The Americans and . British had  a few wounded.  The plan was to make a general  attack tomorrow and the troops were  arriving at camp,, five- miles east last  night. They were completely exhausted and slept in the cornfields in the  rain. The generals, however, alarmed  at the sounds of a heavy attack on  the legations, pushed forwa'rd independently, the British, Americans and  French on the' left of the river and  the Russians and Japanese on the  right. Beginning at daybreak" this  morning the Japanese diverted, the  brunt of resistance to the ' northern  city, their artillery ' engaging ' them  heavily here. Thc Americans and  British met with little resistance  until they entered the city, where  there was street fighting.  Reiily's battery attempted to breach  the inner wall. The troops finally  entered the foreign settlement through  the canal. The Chinese had continually violated thc armistice. The food  supplies sent to tbo legations by the  empress dowager were sufficient for  one  day.   o������������������������������������  Robert McCaw. a bov of 10 years  was drowned lu the Red river at Winnipeg.  And Roumanian-. Revolutionists Will"  ' Have to Get Out  London. '���������''-August-' ��������� 22.���������Numerous  despatches appear in the morning  papers regarding the Bulgarla-Rou-  mania situation, growing out of the  demand of Roumania for the suppression of tbe Macedonian revolutionary  committee whose headquarters ' are  at Sofia. *."'. *��������� '"������������������'-���������' '  It appears the most reliable summary of latest developments  comes from the Vienna correspondent  of the Standard,'; who says:      '  "The conviction-'prevails that, the  conflict between Roumania and Bulgaria has"now"_^losf .7 much of-its  acuteness and that tn thc end Bulgaria will satisfy Roumanian demands."   .  ',"*..",-  ��������� *���������:   CANADIAN PACIFIC  -CABINET-MEETING  Ottawa, August 23.���������A cabinet meeting at which there will ..be an almost  complete attendance of cabinet ministers will ��������� probably be ��������� held today.  This will be the first opportunity since'  the close of the session for the consideration of matters of policy. Messrs.  Mills,, Dobell and . EMsher returned to  the capital yesterday, "and Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Richard Cartwright  and  Mr.   Mulock are  expected  today.   c-^   RAILWAY  WRECK  Fitchburg. Mass.. August 23.���������The  Montreal flyer on the Fltchburg division of thc Boston and aMine railroad, leaving Boston at' 11 a-m.*" and  Fltchburg at 12:35 'p:m": ran into three  cars ot a working train between the  state line and Fitz-Williams. N..H.,  yesterday afternoon. The engine of  the flyer was ��������� derailed, the egineer,  Frank" Hults. of this city, was fatally  injured. dying last night at Jene. The  passengers were more or less shakeu  up and the track was blocked for five  hours. Fireman Lude, of the flyer,  Jumped and escaped with a few  bruises.   -o���������t -  r.. P. Miller's saw mill and nron-Ttv  at Kossland was 'destroyed"by fire.  The Montreal flyer at' the- ; Boston  and Maine raly-.vay ran Into' a work  train. '   Engineer Hug-Hep   was killed.  , A Paris correspondent writes that  LI Hung Chang's coffin was recently  put up for sale at auction in .Marseilles under' rather peculiar clrcum-  slanceKr-^It^will-bi.���������remembered-that-  durlng the globe tour of 1896 Li carried with him wherever he went a  coffin'in which, in case of death, his  remans were to he sent to the flowery  land. When embarking for home" ������.t  Marseilles LI seems to have considered the coffin' a useless freight.  ; At any rate, he left it at the hotel,  iind the proprietor, not caring for his  weird souvenir, passed it on to' the  customs depot, where, after reposing  the statutory period, It figured In the  periodical sale, of unclaimed belongings.   , There was no bidder.  "Imperial  Limited"  Daily Tourist Cars to St.  Paul.  Wednesday and Sunday to  . Toronto.  Fridays to Montreal and  Boston.  mmmmmmmmmmmmnmMmmmmmmmm  \    THE MOLSONS BANK  : Incorporated by Act ov P_m,ivMEs;T, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Authorized Capital  Paid up Capital  Rfist, Fund  $2,500,000  2.170,000  -     1.860,000  DIRECTORS:  Wk.Moi.son JIaci-hkkson, Preuidcm;  S. fi. Ewing, Vice-President;  S\\ M. HAMbAY, Samuei. Kivlkv, Hfmrv Abchibalb, J. I'. Clkgiioiix,  H. Maekhxd Molsov.  Jasiks Elliot, General Manager.  A general banking business transacted,     Interest allowed at current ���������  rates. j. d. MOLSON.  Manager, Kevelstoke, B.C.  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  P. 5URNS 8c CO.  &\  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came ih season.  RATE $1 00 PER DAY  The  C olumbia  Good accommodation. A good i.-������.r  well supplied with choice w:ii*c=  liquors and 'cigars.      -  Free Bus Meets All T rain  Brown   <&  Proprietors  Pool  1900  (I  U  under thc auspices of  1 Royal Kill tf hifclil SMI. ol B. fi.  "*wiii_beheld"at"-  The Allierta' billiard hall was opened   ���������     .-      T, -    . ,   ,   -  ������������������- r ,.   -  last niglit.--Mr. Traunwelser has de- I Passing Kevelstoke hh follow:  tormlned to keen out boys and loafers. I KaBl ,)oull(1- W(.gt ���������������������������_���������.  so that those who    like   a   quiet and  comfortable came can be iure of eel-  tine It.  A drunken Indian was arrested yesterday. On beine restored he explained that' he eot his ��������� whiskey from a  white man who will also probably be  called upon to explain.  4.45... I.w.'Kmar. Limited. .  Pamphlets furnished freo.  51.35  New   Westminster,   B.  C.  OCTOBER, 2, 3, 4, 5,  $20,000  -- IN PRIZES - $20,000  X X Open to the World XXX  A Round of Pleasure for Four Whole Days  E.J. COYLfi.  A. G.P. A.  Vancouver; B. C.  T. W. BRADSHAW,  Agent.  Rsvelstoke  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  Saddle    and     Pack  , always for hire.  1 Ioi'm-  FreiKlilin  specialty.  and   TcAiniji}?   m  Daily Ktutfu leaves Thomson's  Landing every 'morning at      d clock  i'or Trout Uik. Uitv,    For particulars write ' -.      ���������  CRAIG & UILLMAN, Thomson's Landing  h ble fiuuislied  with   Uiu  choicest  lie lMiirket itffords.  Liquets nml (_i12n.1t.  liedrooms. Itrtlpa  Monthly rate.  li.ht Wine-  1-ui'f.e, lishl  $1    a   day.  J. uteri an. Prajf.  Tug-of-War, Horse liaces, Bicycle Kaces, Aquatics,  Naval ancl Military, sports, Gymkliaiis,  Baseball, Football.  BAND TOURNAMENT  ���������Magnificent Illuminations.     Grand  Concert each  evening.    Special Attractions.  Monster   Excursions from  all   points  at greatly  reduced rates  No Entrance Fee Charged  EX ECUTIV E - His Wort-bio Mavor Kpoth T.J. Trapn. G. U.  Bryinner. \V. J. Mathers. V. G. Major. Aid. Reid, Aid, Sinclair,  Alcl. Adams, It. F. Anderson. A. M;\lin������  F.-r Prize L-sts, Entry Forms and f 11 pnrtic.nl tr=, write to  T. J. TRAPP, W.U.KEARY  President Manager and Secretary -j i*a\ zuxannut* i .*<���������  iSistiasaaSSB-S*;  S^feSSvEgSa??^  a. H-*i*++-lrMT+***+**-*-*+,W1*+--I' *i*  Brushes..  Wo have  jn-:   received  ment of nil kinds.  a  large   .slilji-  -HATH BRUSH HS.  -SAIL HRl.'SIIK-r.l  ��������� TOOTH  BR I.'Si IKS.  CV."0LISII1N������ BRUSHES.  -CLOTH  BRUSHES.  If   ynu   are   requiring   any   Brushes,  coiue nml sec our largo assortment.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  KEVEU.TOKE  ./  '/  V/Ajfl-i  4V!_  ���������'*&  j. _J..J..J.+.J..{.++.|..J,_{..-f..J.^.+1.VJ..J..I..j..J..I..I.!J. |  Coming Events.  Auk. IM.���������LiliHi-al Conscrvativo Con-  vt'iiliiMi .itNi-w Wustmiiislur.  Si'pt. '->.   - Lulior   I"*ji>- ��������� Machinists'  C.inrei-oin the opera Iiiiii������p.  Si-pt.      I.���������Coskiiivc   company  llu- Opi'i-a House.  Sept. 'lo.���������Kiiinlonps Fair.  Oct. 2-."i���������Now Westiiiinsti..r Fair  Oct. 2-10��������� Spokane Exhibition.  /^���������".it^.^il-r-' ,    ���������������>..!>-���������-���������!';''���������'���������  'Ad/-*tlM>  4l*Vt   Mf- ���������  .  /"       #  if _. ^  It  BIRTHS  Davis���������On  Mi*.-. O. 1'  August   2r>t!i  to Mr.  D.ivis. a son.  and  Local and  General  News  Ask for El Presidente Cigar.  Sciilinu  eft for Victoria nn  I-'. .1.  Ileum1 of K.-iiiilwp:  was in limn on Saturday.  Coo. S. McCartof  Sa'.iud.iy'.s No. 1.  Alec Uiiimuins of I'Vi-^n.-inii was on  a vi. it, lo town yesterday,  ��������� Dr. Bui-gpss, dentist, is perma-  ncntly located in Revelstoke.  ���������F'������r No. 1 uioon sugar corn s������ t"  tlie Tapping plantation.  Mayor Smith loft on jMnnilay inorii-  inn nil a two month's visit to  Ontario.  A court of revision of the voters  list for this riding will be held here on  Nov. 5tli.  K. S. Pay, a prominent Victoria  insurance af?ont. arrived from the south  nu Sunday evening,  The Cosgrove Company have made a  dalo at the Opera * House for next  Tuesday. Sept. <lth.  C. "NI. Field. insurance agent  returned on Monday from a few weeks  liiiMtioss trip in the Okatiagan valley.  The hody nf the prospector Larson,  who was drowned in Fish Creek a few  weeks hack, was recovered lastSutuliiy.  Mrs. Young sustained a had sprain  of the loot liy an accident witli iier  bicycle un Third St.   cm   Sunday   last.  Kev. T. il. G. Child of Torquay,  Devonshire. England officiated nL all  the services in St Peter's church on  Sunday.  The police rniiiiiiissiiiners held a,  meeting un Friday last and laid off  Cdiistalile Plummet' on grounds of  economy.  The New 0 old fields of B. C, the  Tangier and i lie Waverley companies  aia winding up business preparatory  lo reorganization.  Ernest Adair has returned from  doing assessment work on some propel lies on Lal'orme creek and  tenons things in good shape up there.  ' The Hkralu is in receipt of the  Year Bunk of Canada'for 18SK). published by the statistical oflice of the  Dept. of Agriculture. It is as usual a  perfect mine of inl'ui-iiuitioii.  The Slocan Drill reports that a bond  for the sum of $55.'J00 has lieen given  for the Speculator group on Springer  ciei'k, in v. hich R. I. Kirkwoud and  T. Kilpatrick are interested.  Tiie Australian Comedy Co, played  here Friday and Saturday nights.  "Sapho" and "His Night Out" were  the pieces presented and hoth were  well put on and greatly appreciated.  The Epworth League held their  social last night. , Our space lieinir  limited. Ifui-imW an extended ntit.ii e  I liis issue. An excellent programme  was rendered and ix. very pleasant  eveiiitii, spent by .those present.  The Northwest Magazine for September contains a clever sketch from  ihe pen of (J. K. Craves, M.. E., of the  location of the famous Last Chance  placer cU-dm iu the Big Betid, in wliich  John Sanderson takes a pioininent  pail.  Tlie Golden Era says that a big body  <>f high grade copper ore. running  ovt-r .$100 has been exposed in the  ^__uinnelj.!ii_lli_e-_Fox_^gi^i_ip__oji Fifteen  mile-cieek. Tlie group is under bond  lo ihe Oiville Mining Co. represented  by O. D. Hoar.  J. F. Armstrong, official administrator, has riled a declaration to the  eiFt-it that the estate of the late  Thomas Richardson, of Illecillewaet.  is not .-iif-icient for the payment in full  of l he. liabilities. A meeting of ihe  creditors will be held at Fort Steele on  September 24.  J. Maly has left on exhibition in the  IIkrali. office some celery and  lomaloes as samples of what can lie  done in the way nf horticulture:- here.  A visit tn Mr. Maly'.s garden on the  Big Bend road is quite a revelation of  Ihe possibilities of vegetable raising  in this locality.  As there seems to lie a demand for  l lie figures on the electric light, und  waterworks plant deal Ihe Heiikli.  I ise.i to remark that it published Col.  Traccy's report un July 13lh nnd B.  A. Law son's report on Aug. 7th aud  that copies nf these issues may still lie  obtained at. tile ofll.e.  The close season for most kinds ol  game expit es on August 31st, and after  that date it will be lawful to kill the  following: (.'arilioii. deer., mountain  goat, mountain .-..beep, duck, grruisi*  and prairie chicken. D. should he  remembered thai, it i- unlawful at any  time lo kill lhe cow or calf of the  t-.-ii-ihnii, and the ewe or lamb of the  mountain sheep.  The shirt waist dance in the Odd-  fi-iluwV Hall on Fiiday night, was :i  very pleas-ml sociii) event. The floor  of tlie hall i-. excellent for daticiiur.  Tlie iiin-ic was furnished by E.  liuiiiphi ys. piano, and J. Taylor,  violin. A novel feature war. the  mandolin attachment to the piano,  which was kindly furnished for tile  oix-.-Lsion by R. ilowsuh. Tlie dance  was gi eatly enjoyed by those -present.  The Lai-deau Eagle gives the returns  of the Xriiint* shipment's of oio at  S290.G7 to th-j ton or S2G5.81 net. It  co-t $10 a ton to pack it to Ten mile,  $15 to haul it to the Landing and $22  for freight, transportation and smeller  chaiges to the C. P. II. TbeTriuiui i.s  10 weeks old'as a. mine, there is 200 ton  of ore blocked out witli less than 125  foot of tunnelling and not a cent of  capital wjls invested to open it up.  Now there is a clean $50,000 in sight to  the lessees as fast as l bey can get the  mo to the smelter. This i.s a record  pretty hard to beat in the history of  quartz mining.  Smoke the famous EI Presidente  .1. A. Stone has sucked the Chinese  ipi-vants employed in tho Oriental  mtel and has imported a while cook  from Vancouver.  Kev. "Mr. Calder;'who will arrive in  'own on tonight's No. 1, will he  nullified in tlie Presbyterian church  at 7;!"0 tomorrow evening.  An excellent, programme is being  pre pared for lhe Machinists' Concert  on Labor Day and tickets are going  like hot cakes. It is going to be a  good show.  Rev. Father Fay, an old time  missionary on the' C. P. U during  construction, is in the city renewing  old acquaintances, Ruv. Kay is eu-  routo. to Scotland.  Owing to the indisposition of Hew  S. .1. Thompson, who has been suffering for the past week with nn affection  of the throat. F.Huker pi'oachod iu the  Methodist church on Sunday morning  and H. L. Lovering in the evening.  City Cleik Shaw received it wire  from' G. S. MeCarter I liis morning  stating that the amendment to the  Railway Assessment Act asked for by  the. city has been passed, wliich gives  the city this year's taxes on tlie C.P.R.  townsite.  Hewitt Bnsfnck. M. P., has intimated to the. Nelson Liberal Association that after giving the question of  contesting the constituency again  long and careful consideration he is  compelled with very great regret to  adhere to the "determination he has  already announced, that of retiring  from the. field.  The Inland Sentinel reports that Dr.  | Weldon returned last week from Tete  Jaime Cache to - Kamloops liy the  North Thompson route. He was well  satisfied with what he saw of' the  mines and intends"to give the property a thorough test. He left five men  up there and if supplies can he got in  they will work all winter.  Lowncys  chocolates  Name  on  Every  Piece  TAYLOR & GEORGE.  "ihe LEADING STORE'  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  .SPECIAL SALE.  Men's Colored Shirts!!  REGULAR PRICE���������$i 3S-$i.2S���������and 90c.  SALE PRICE���������$1 00���������8oc-6oc.  A Fresh Supply Just to  Hand in 1-2lb. and 1 lb.  Boxes.  Red Gross  DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOU BLOCK,  McKenzie Avo  True Fissure.  This woiidprful galena proposition  just hack of Ferguson on Great Northern hill, is heing negotiated for l>y at  least three different parties and the  Eagle hopes to lenrn of 11 liig deal in  tho course of thirty days. The successful people will have a good property in  the True Fissure, as everyone in this  camp knows who has visited the  ground. The massive galena ore hody  looks more like 11 quarry than a lead.  It is not so high grade as ninny others  in the'district, hut there's lots of it.  ���������Eagle.  Calgary Industrial Exhibition.  In connection with this exhibition  tickets will he sold Kevelstoke to  Calgary and letnru on Sept. 11th to  15th good to return up to and including the lUth at $7.80 for the round trip.  As I his Is little more than half the one  way fare it should ensure a good  attendance from here.  EI   Presidente Cigar at Brown's.  PENDRAGON _  HOTEL��������� -ft*  CAMBORNE, B.C.     .  HoBdqunrturs for tlie Kish Kiver  Mining District..  U,UUh  Camborne is situnted nt tlie confluence or  Kish River nnd Pool Creek ami fs within eusy  distiuioe of the mines of the rleh eamp.  Boys Blouses!!!  REGULAR PRICE���������75c���������$1 00���������$1 50���������$2 00 and $250.  SALE PRICE���������50C��������� 6oc-90c-$i 25-$185.  Men's Straw Hats  REGULAR PRICE���������$1 oo-$i 50���������82.00.  SALE PRICE���������50c���������90c���������$i So  DON'T FOWGET THAT WE STILL KEEP THE  - BUTTERICK PATTERNS  IN THE MATTER OF THE GOLD  FIELDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  LIMITED.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the creditors iu llritish Columbia of thc above named  eomimny are required 011 or before thc 2<lih  day of September, 1900, to send their names  and addresses and the particulars of their  debts or claims, and the names and addresses  of their solicitors, If any, to the undersigned  Solicitors for Robort Stanley Williams, Esq.,  of 10 Copthall Avenue, ln thc City of London,  England, the Liquidator nf thc said Company,  and if so required by notice in writing from  the said Lffiuidator. or his solicitors, are by  their solicitors to come in and prove their  suid debts or claims at such time and place as  shall be specified In such notice, or in default  thereof they will be excluded from the benei'u  of any distribution made before such debts are  proved.  Dated this 2-itli day of August, 1900.  WILSON & 8KNKLER,  Solicitors for the Liquidator.  Inns, of Court Building. Hastings St.,  Vancouver. British Columbia,  TAVLOR & GE0R&E  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  McKenzie Avenue.  IN THE   MATTER OF THE TANGIER MINE. LIMITED.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the creditors in llritish Columbia of the above named  company are required 011 or before the Ulih  day ot September, IflOO, to send their names and  addresses and the particulars of their debts or  claims, and the names and addresses 01 their  solicitors, if any, to the undersigned. Solicitors  for Hubert Stanley Williams, Esquire, of 10  Copthull Avenue, in the City of 1 ondon, England, the Liquidator of the said company, and  If so required by notice In writing from the  said Liquidator ur his solicitors, ure by their  solicitors to come In and provu their said  debts or claims at such time and place as shall  be specified In such notice, or in ilcfuult  thereof they will be excluded from thc beuellt  of any distribution made before such debts  are proved.  Dated this 24th day of August, I'JOO.  WILSON .M SENKLKU,  Solicitor for the Liquidator.  Inns of Court Ilullding, Hustings street,  Vancouver, H. C.  Red Hose Degree meets second and fourth  Fridays of each month j White Rose Degree  meets lirst Friday of each month,in Oddfellows'  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  W.M. MATH_:n.������.  Secretary.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE n!>. 1658.  .tegular meetings are held In tho  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  \ (._���������.���������..'.!.-���������^'.._j&.  Court  Mt. Begbie  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets in the Od.lfel-  luwV Hnll.on thpsecond  nml fourlh Mondavi of  each mouth. Visi'tlnir  brethren Invited to attend.  li. K. ATI-TINS.  (Jliief Ranger,  C. W.M ITCH ELL,  Hec-Scc.  THE LATEST WAR NEWS  Is not in it with our prices on  Watches and Clocks  CALL AND SEE  IN THE MATTER OF THE WAVERLEY, MINE, LIMITED.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN tliul thc creditors In British Columbia of thc above named  company are required on or before the '-Ith  day of September, l'JUU, lo send their names and  addresses and thc particulars of their debts or  claims, and tlie mimes and addresses of their  solicitors, if any, to the undersigned, of Ui  Copthall Avenue, In the City of London, England, thc Liquidator of thesaid company, and  if so required by notice In writing from the  said Liquidator or his solicitors, arc liy their  solicitors to come in and prove ttieir said  debts or claims at such time and place as shall  be spccilicd iu such notice, ur iu default  thereof they will be excluded from the benefit  of any distribution made before such debts  are proved.  Dated tliis 2tth day of August, 1300.  WILSON it SE.NKLER,  > Solicitors for thc Liquidator.  Inns of Court Building, Hastings Street,  Vancouver, R. C.  Wm.  Gold Rang-e Lodg-e K. of P.,  No. 2G, Revelstoke, B. C.  Meets i'vim'v Wcdiiesdnv in  Oddfellows' IlulUt fiu'clock  VisitiiiL- Knights invited.  M.-THi.W's. CO.       ::::������������������  :    :     .1. SAVAtiK. IC. oi'U. &s!  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  liuyal School of Mines, London.    Seven  years  at   M or fit  Worlts,  Swansea.     17   years  C'hief  Chemist   to Wigan Coal and  Iron Co.,   Eng..  Late chemist and As.-aver, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  GUY BARBER, Jeweller,  C. P. K. WATCH INSPECTOR.  NOTICE  Notice Is hereby givei to purchasers of lois  in Block ,,A,n Town of tevulstokc, otherwise  known as the "Mara To vnsltu Property," that  all instalments on acco _ni of purchase are to  be paid to John D. SibbaM, Mara Townsite  Agent, and to no other person,  i J. A.MA11A,  TENDERS  Wanted fcr Bankrupt Stock, Etc.  THE   FRED   ROBINSON   LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION    ������  Thenar is supplied with first-class Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  M. M. HUCHANAS       :       :       Proprietor. '  Address Com borne via Comaplix.  1 OXjOSZIsTG-  * OTJT  GOODS AT YOUR OWN  PRICES m  EVERYTHING MUST GO  NOW ON AT  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie Ave.  Wilson's  Fly Pads==ioc  Tanglefoot  Sticky  Fly  Paper,���������2 Sheets for 5c.  INSECT  POWDER   IN   BULK  OR PACKAGE.  FIELD & BEWS  Druggists and Stationers    :    Drown Ulorle  NIGHT BELL.  Jas. I. 'W'oodrow  "BUTCHER  Sale by Auction  Il.-iviii!! di-ciilctl to li'.'ivc the Oily. Mr.  H. laughton, Koiirtli sti'fci, will olt'cr  for sale liy Auction nn  FRIDAY, Aug, 3!st Next,  ;it 2 p. in.  Tho whole of his Hon'siiliolil Fiu-nituic  ciiiiiprising :  Bedroom Suites,  Carpets. Stoves,  Cooking Utensils, Etc.  On and.sifter this date our prices for Cut Firewood will  lie ns  follows: ���������  $1.00 Per Cord at Mill  $2.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH.  FRED ROBINSON. ��������� ��������� ��������� Managing Director.  Larue and Well Lighted  Sample Hooms   .   Heated by Hot Air and j.lectrie.  Hells and Light in every room  Free Hns Meets All Trains  Reasonable Kates   TENDERS will be received by the undersigned  up to  September 18th, 1QOO,  for the purchase of the assets of the assigned  estate of Savage Brothers of lievelstoke, 11. c.  The Estate consists of:���������  1.���������Stork of Groceries, Flour and I'eed  aud Fixtures, valued al ". $ li:!f> 00  2.���������Book Debls amounting to       Tort nil  3.���������Real Estate valued at       'JOU 00  All nature is smiling and Bay-  Should ynu go hunting todav;  And shoot hvgnnd luck,  Hear, lleer, Partridge or Duel-,  I can mount 'em for moderate pay.  H.W. EDWARDS,Taxidermist  Third fit reel, Itevclstoke, II. C.  I". O. Hox���������1:1.  GIVE YOK TEETH ATTENTION-  When they Ilrst need it. before Micry  give you pain, thereby avoiding needless suffering aud asssuring more salls-  laclory and permanent work, and at less  cost, I ban if luf*. until the Inner stages  of decay.  Di\ Burgess,  Dentist,  :    :    :    :    Taylor Illock.  Total.   * '_7S'.I Gil  Full particulars can bo obtained on application to the undersigned.  ���������St.-td.  J. It. SMITH.  Trustee.  Help Wanted.  fiirl to do Chamber and  Wages ?:!0 a month.- Applv  Silverton.  Laundry    work.  Vk.toiua Hoti:i���������  For Sale.  Chatham Wagons���������:; iuHi double tires���������at S70  Sleigh-.���������:: inch runners��������� ?-_.  Harness��������� per sett���������iflii.  A ne raj cics. complete���������fl*>.  -1'aek Saddles���������nl $:l.."-0.  The   above, although second hand, are in  lirst-clnss condition.  -^HOTEL  VlCTOaiAo^  JOHN V. PERKS. Puopkietok.  Night  Crill _<-_��������� >ru .'a (".nnection for the Convenience of ���������Tiucsts  Hourly Ptrecl car ^  Between Hotel and Station  ^������v������0s"fe������Bc������, He  @.  TERMS CASH.  EVERYTHING  NO RESERVE  MUST GO.  R. H. MAYNE, : : Auctioneer  THS.  CITY EXPRESS  ���������""��������� ErW.-B-T^GETfT-rop*****^^���������=���������=���������  Prompt delivery of parcels, bagpBge, cr.., to  any part oi the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All order* left at Ti. M. Smythe'*-; Tobceco  Store, or by Telephone N'o.V-JBT will receive  prompt attention.  **************************  fr We Repair.,  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season   All orders promptly filled.  Corner Douglas     r> UyiiX^^OY. P  R ft  and King Streets    JVi- _ J_,j*_i_i I UJ\X., ������>.U-  WATCHES *  CLOCKS, 4-  and all kinds of Jewellery      J  If thc   work   is   not satisfactory wc   fr  refund your money. fr  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK fr  nnd stand by our guarantee. +  +  Wc also carry ft good line of Watchca  fr  and Jewellery, which we dispose of at  +  moderate prices. "T  KM. ALLTJM, |  The Leadlni? *  Watchmaker and Jeweler.        J.  First Street, next door to Herald ofllco.   fr  *************************- h  J. 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. 3.���������The above is Fall gn������..i- ��������� -  Bought a bill of Goods ennsisting of Sox, Suspenders and Waterproofs,   at a discount of  '_.'"> to M per cent.    This advantage we will give to customers this week.  j". IB. Q~EL'~ElSSls/Lj&.l<rj The People's Hen's Furnisher.  @  W  REVELSTOKE  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  i j-  Baker  AND       ...  Confectioner  Bread - Delivered"- Daily  CALL AMI) INSPECT OUK STOCK OK  NEW-  GROCERIES  ���������**4'***l'-**l'**i'*.t'**4.*i.*l.*i.*l.**i.i.4.4.i.ii.4.+  EDISON'S  STANDARD  PHONOGRAPH  fr  fr fr  fr _     With all the latest improvements fr  fr --will take andreproduec-recordsr^ii.  fr Price    fla    complete,    including   fr  fr Recorder, Reproducer, Plrrss Horii    "  fr Tapphiro    Shaving    Knife.    Eur  4, Tubes,   Camels   Hair   llrush.   Oil  fr Can���������also half 11 dozen records anil  fr books of instruction.  fr  fr,  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  *  a j.  -M'  ��������� ly to  T. IIILMI.IM.  Albert Cniiyon, II. fT.  For Rent.  Kirst Clrts*. residence   witli   11   rnnnis  Pantry and iiuim-nnix Chu-cl... etc.  A model home.  A specially wnrin housi**  Very ci'iunillv I-m-iUciI.  Apply mi this ollice. *  besides  To Rent.  . urnishi'd lloiunu to let���������all convenience. .1.  II. CPESPMAN, Mackenzie Avc.  To Rent.  Blnre oil l*"ir**U Street. I J..: lilncks v.csl nf  Imperial Hank; dimcnMous '_l..r>ii, plad- cla-M  front; ready fur nccupancv after the 10th of  AuKiist.   Applv at Ibis otlice.  IN THE COUNTY COURT  OF KOOTENAY HOLDEN  AT REVELSTOKE.  NOTICE IS IIEKKHY HIVEN that on the  .Kith day of July il was ordered bv .1. A. Forin,  Esq., .Indue of the said Court.* that .lames  Ferguson Armstrong, Odieial Administrator  of tlie County of Kootenav be administrator  of all and singular lhe (roods, chattels and  credit nl John Doherty, of Trout Lake, miner,  deceased intestate. *.  1 very person indebted to thesaid deceased  Is required to make payment forth with-to-the  undersigned:  ���������-   ������������������--��������� * -���������-���������������������������-  ) "������������������@������@@������������������������������������������������������ <&������wm&&> <������>  Tuition  MISS M. E. KNISLEY.prnduateof Philadelphia  Con������ervi,lory of Music, is prepared to stive  iniwic lessons on either piano or ori;an.  Terms reasonable. Inquire nt residence of  Mr. K. S. .I-icksos, Fourth street.  LEWIS BROS  SL'CCESHOKS TO FAYETTE P.L'KEIt  -jT'Tl<r^.l<rCTJ������.JL>, -E^"E^.T_. ESTATE  G--E_ET_E_K,-A."L I__NTSTJ*R.^.n_TOE JLC3-E3STTS  ..FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE..  Money to Loan on Easy Terms.  Rents Collected-  One door east of Molson's Bank  H. MAYNE,  SOLE AGENT  ..LOTS FROM $150 UP..  \       -ON   EASY   TERMS-  A GOOD  NAME...  Is better than riches  Wo have tho name of making  thc only Stylish Suits In Town  ���������lor durability and quality  tliey nlbo excel.  .TRY ONE  RS. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  R. H. MAYNE,  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  9C Per Cent  L^ 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..  TMs ofer is open to thc end ol  the  mojjtu.  f-^W. M. Lawrence  Hardware. Tinware.        . Stoves.  Paints. Oils and Glass.  _B__T"Agcnt fo:*_____ilK>n Powder Co.  Kvery person having in* possession' effects  belnnirini. to the deceased is required forthwith to notify the undersigned.  ���������Every creditor or oilier person, havinc anv  claim upon or Interest in the distribution of  tlie personal estate of the said deceased is  required within thirty dnys of tliisdatelosenl  by reKislcrcd letter uddrcsscd to the* under-  sitined, his name and nddrcss nnd the full  particulars of his'claim or interest, and a  statement of his account and the natnreof  the .security (if any) held by him.  After the expiration of Ihe said thirty davs  IhcAdmini.-itrator will proceml with tlio dfs?  tribiitlon or the estate, havini; rCRard to those  claims only of which he shall have had notice.  Hated at FortSlcclo this 22nd day ol August,  A. ������., 1IKI0. * .���������'.'������������������  ' JAMKS 1'liltCiUSON ARMSTRONG,  Onieial Administrator,  l'ort Steele, it. It.  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  Pursuant to the Creditors' Trust  Deeds Act and Amending  : Acts.  XOTICK IS IIKKEHY GIVEN' that John  Savage and William bavage, lately i-nrrvlni; ou  business at Kevelstoke. I!. C, as merchants,  under tho firm name and stvle of Savage  Brothers, by deed of assignment for the benefit  or creditors, bearing date the Eleventh dav of  August, A. D., IIKIO, made in pursuunce of'tlic  Creditors' -Trust Heeds Act and amending  Acts, have granted "and assigned unto James  i������: Smith, 01 Revelstoke, B.C., Manager, all their  personal estate and effects, which ninv be  seized and sold under execution, and all their  real estate in trust to pav the creditors of thesaid linn of Savage Brothers, rateaDly ami  proportionately their just claims without  prcierence or priority, according to law.  Thesaid deed of assignment was executed,  by the said John Savage and William Kavagu  and James U, Smith ou the 11th day ol August,  A. D., 1.00.  All persons having claims against thc said  lirm of Savage Brothers are required on or  before the lath September, A. D, 1900, to  deliver to the trustee, vouchers and particulars of any security ol the same, together with  particulars of any security -vBich may. be held1  by them therefor.  And notice 'is hereby given thnt after thesaid 15th September, 191KI, the trustee-,wI11 proceed to distribute the assets ainone; those  parties who are entitled thereto, havingregard  only to thc claims oi which he shall then have  had notice.  A meeting of thc creditors' of said Savago  Brothers will be held at the office of. Messrs.  Harvey, MeCarter As Pinkham, Molsons Bank,  Revelstoke, B. C, on Saturdav, the 25th dav of  August. 1900. at two o'cloolc, p.m , to glvo  directions as to the disposal of the estate.  .*.���������":��������� *..i  W  li 1  \?  h  i"������'i  1  ij  i  ti  Dated this 16tb August, A. D.,1900.1  ll-iv���������Ua..  ffe  JAMES B. SMITH,  XtUitoa_

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