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 .i5**.  ���������'���������rv    ���������B&  *      *.  r ���������   ���������  /' VC-'"'J**"'v-i'  -ISSTTEID   TWIOE-A-WEEK-TXJESIDJ^irS    -AJbTID    X^XZiXXDJ^lTS-  Vol.  IV.    No. 78  REVELSTOKE, B.   C.  FREDA.Y.      OCTOBER     12, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  i   -  i ���������<  V  Now   opening  a fine line of  Scotch and  Canadian  Woollen  Underwear iii  plain and  stripes.   Also  the latest  novelties in  Fleeced Lined  Underwear.  These .soods  sure to please  both in price  and quality.  Gome a,iid  examine them  before purchasing.  NOTE AND COMMENT  The Rossland Miner concedes Yale-  Cariboo to the Conservatives. It says.  '���������Mint Mr. MacNeill will be elected in  this constituency, with three candidates in lhe field, is very probable,"  Ed. McKeown, a former ornament  of the prize ring in Manitoba but who  recently found more pi-nfltable, employment as a Sifton official in Yukon,  went through from thu west, on  Wednesday's No 2, to aid the young  Napoleon in the approaching struggle.  The Telegram allows th.it "in former  scraps Mr. McKeown, lias been a tower  of strength to the lii.ichine. He was  accompanied by a Mr. Carson, political  associate of McKmiwu's in liis struggles  for Liberalism and purity. McGregor.  ex livery stable keeper nt .Brandon,  now Siflon's Inspector of Mines in  Yukon, has also been summoned from  bis ui'duons oliicial laborers, iu course  of which he has contrived lo amass n  considerable fortune "'on the side." to  rally round Napoleon, who feels it in  his bones that he is up against his  Waterloo, lie. and his crew will never  know what hit them.  .At last the shrinking and .shivering  over the fatal plunge has come to an  e.id and the Liberal government by  dissolving parliament and issuing  .writs for a new election has reluctantly consented to sign its own death  warrant. The elections ate to take  place on Nov. 7. The time is so shoit  that the candidates for Yale-Cariboo  can never expect to get around their  constituency. All the more therefore  does tiie HERAM) reiterate its former  appeals to Conservatives'to" come forward and shoulder the responsibilities,  which rest upon them, if tbey want to  see Mr. MacNeill returned to the head  of the poll.  ������ ���������*****#>P**1*������*^S^P.**J������#*^ P&0&&������&^tt^W*#&.P&&H*9-J>**#l*  ������ !  ������j .���������jGXS������������������SX������XSX������^^  ���������gg������ijr-m^TTr^Jr������^-n������n-.������iJ.*.*..-i...*j..1 f-j ..i.l. tj..^.. -fi^m  [jUB.aexjfJirjf'fif/^wyjaECHiaa'.'i-iiriiiiin  JWJJMJrtJlJ^MCingM  The Glory of Autumn wliich Nature delays for cooler weather, art lists anticipated  and in n Store sense this i.s ihe richest, ripest, fulle-t time of Autumn. Here we  make a store house Tor the beauty and plenty of Autumn harvested in many lar.ds.  Two continents have been se irehed by our buyer for the choicest goods of every sort  you are likely to ne*jd The result is that Autumn business is in full swing nnd for-  eariy choice hundreds will be here making Wednesday there first day of Autumn'  buying. We have ample provision and accommodation for all. Here tive a few  suggestions���������  ���������fe.   y*~  Jtr-   _,*������������������>���������   _,*���������>    ,***.    A-^    ���������������������������������     -������t    ������$���������     ���������*&_  p^^^^^^^p'^^^  JACKETS, SUITS, BLOUSES, SKIRTS  The attraction of our sfcock of ready-to-wear Autumn garments is irresistible.  Although there is no need of specials to add to the interest, we must mention a clearance in Autumn Weight Coats, the very Jackets for cool evenings and fall outings.  /3S3������**=>Pl������nse note this chance and profit by it.  ere s a  Of the linul result there fan he ,no  doubt. Victory is in the air. Kither  Sifton or Tarte alone would lie too  much' of a dead weight For any government to carry but combined they  would sink a cabinet of archangel.-.  Our opponents are disunited and  di.-niayed. His I'lngli-h collegues  absolutely refuse tn. appear un .be  same platform with Taite. Quebec is  the only province, in which their  chaiK e of a majority is at. all good.  In Ontario-tini. I hi'liquids of.ioteis,  whein the school i]iir-stion drove into  opposition, have now returned lo the  Conservative ranks, leaving the Liber-  ���������tls without a ghost'of a show' of carrying the province, which was only wun  by very slim majorities in '03. In Manitoba, Silloii. dii-rroilited and r.nveri-  sully disliked, is summoning hi* lhu r-*>  and heelers from the ends nf t.he earth  to assist him in his hopele---s slruguh-  against the. most popi.lar an 1 lie.-t  trusted stalesiu.-in in the Dominion.  Ill tliij Territories the fjiiuci-s disgusted ,-it the broken pledges nf t! e  Liberals tii belief their conditions mv  turning again t the Grit cindklates in  every - constituency. Even Frank  Oliver in Alberta is feeling the cold  shadow of disaster steali'iur over his  political prospect*', lit tliis province  tbe studied neglect of ij'.-itish Cnl.ii'n  bin interests in' wh'cli the Laurier  cabinet has deliberately persisted for  the'whole four years of their regime  has aroused .a wave of re.*enl ment,  which will bury the.Grit candidal es in  every constituency. The Liberals can  see the forecast'of doom in the llritish  elections. Th"ey-stamrt"o"Ket~i triiri IfF  neck "as they have it in England" to  reset that once exceedingly useful b-.u  now repudiated phrase ot Sir Wilfrid's  copious vocabulary.  'FALL .JACKETS-  IP 13 Womens' Fall Jackets, cut in Bo^c (lout and Jaunty Fly  (H|)"Fioiit Style*, made nf Kroiul Cloth; Colors Black. This lot. are  jis worlli y(i.    Your choice for ijit SO  ������ STYLISH .STREET SUITS FOR $10   **-������/  fi*3>  iiiin tailored walking 'costumes, semi-fitting, double hi pasted  (ftgj style, iu.iteri.il of line homespun. Skins'are perci'iliiie lined.  )j&.        exlia good quality $10 00  J| BLOUSES' AND' SKIRTS' ..     .  ���������������'fu fiiitlhi: season lo be bad at very low cost.  tip        lo Women*' Fall Blouses, tucked, new French b.u.k, litiNhed  /Zgf,        wil b three lows- ol .tucking,  dress sleeves aud   fined  bod v.  W        F^xra vi;l,i,.".t  SI S3  d@j)        li) Womens' N.-tvy(l-llue Seige Skirts,   latest style  hack,  all  length***..    Spi rial value -. S2 cO  UNDERWEAR  ITEMS.  Womens' Ribbed Flesh' Co'ored Fieep.i Lined Vests, hig't neck;long sleeves, buttoned  fronts.    Each :...: ".: 75c  ATTEMPT  AT HJSHM  The Liberals Making Overtures to the  Labor Party���������Strongly Opposed.  A Nelson despatch 01 the 8th says:  There is eveiy indicition that the  Liberals here will leave no stone unturned to seem e if possible the tetire-  liient of Uie labor candidate. Fiom an  autlioi iial.ivo source it is learned that  negotiation.* are about to be enteied  into witli a view lo Mr. Foley's leiire-  uient in Mr. Gnllihcr's interest. The  Liberals feel that unless Mr. Foley  retires- their chances are almost hopeless, and the leader*? in Nelson are in  cointiiunic.itTon with those in Ros*!and  wlio take tbe-same view. On the  other hand, tlieie is strong opposition  aiming the labor people lo any retiring movement. Mr. Wilks. if lukewarm  i.s concealing his feelings, and seems to  think that Mr. Foley has a fair fighting chance. It is stated that Wilks  fa vol s the resignation nf Smith  Curtis from tlie Provincial Legislature  and his acceptance of the nomination  for Ottawa. In this event Wilks would  coolest the vacancy for Victoria. As  Mr Curtis will not consent to thi.s. the  Nelson Libeials now look to him to  gel, Mr. Foley out. of the way. The  situation is becoming complicated,  and many labor leaders openly express  their disappi oval of the proposed deal,  and areindigtiaiitthat anything should  he done which will be interpreted outside as a retreat on their part. They  decline that having put their hand tu  the plough, they will not turn back.  Womens' Plain Grev Wool Ve-sts. Irish   neck   and   Ions   sleeves',  buttoned  fronts-  For Ladies  that is a near approach  to the ideal of perfestion  It is the newest  product of shoe  art aad skill. It  is graceful styl-  is, durable and  comfortable.  We want to exhibit it to every  lady in the  community. ,  -75c  DRESS  JDS SUGGESTIONS..  Here :n e   ide;  Has not this town arrived at a' point  ofeivilization at which it can allow lhis  shibaree business fo die a natural and  uulaiiicnted death?  The appciii]tinent.'of F. G. Fauquier,  mining recorder 11 b Nakusp. to the  position of gold commissioner here will  be 11 popular one in the district. Mr.  Fauquier la an "old servant of the  provincial government nnd the person,  to whom the office should io the  natural course of events pass. The  HKHALD'helieves that he will prove  a thoroughly acceptable and cdieieiit  administrator of the affairs of the  district. An to his predecessor-jn the  oflice, the Hbk'at.d will give'i biin t he  credit of believing that lie recognizes  us fully as Anyone .that, (here is no  possible kicli corning lo him..  Mere aie uleas el ,1 lew 111 our new .-I'Tivi!* 111 miiCnrials Inr e.ili Uti'Milinp-i.ali  i'"axiniii-ily pi b-oil .ind all thoroughly fine ipi.ilily. We would like yon to see  these ,-ts well as the many other fine goods we are .-lvoving. Such an  a*-.*orl iiieiit -at lhu le.isonablu prices asked will certainly lie unci esting ,and  salislyiii:r,  -..      j                       .                    .  New (',111 ie":'.-. Hair Fini������h Homesnuns, rough, stylish effects, for street wear, in  mixtures of gn-eii, blown ami navy blue.      Per Yatd $1 23  New. I'lne and T!i'ii-_'li Fini*li' Cheviot .Suitings, thoroughly shrunken and fast  dye, pure wi nil,    Per Y.ird. .  SI  10  ....SI 10  I  s  I  New French ami Riitrls-h Black Fancy Dre������ Materials, bright silk finish.'in patterns suitable for Full D:-cs*e* or separate Skirts.    Per Yard  fjil 00  MEN'S TWEED SUITS $7.90,  This i* a Suit. Style we think you'll take into high favour if you desire a very reasonably  priced outlit tiia't. looks well in every re.-pect. We'd even pronheey> that you'd like them  well enough to duplicate your order a good while hence when the fiist is worn ont. The  proof of the clothing is in the wearing: ���������  Men's All Wool Canadian Twe"d. single breasted, sack suit, neat brown checks, Farmer's  Satin Linings, well tailored.    Sizes 30 to 42.    Special $7.90  BOYS SCHOOL CLOTHES  Roy'������ Two P'-vt-o School Suit-)���������Drown and Dark Grey Shades���������nicely pleated  ���������well lined and lrimmed���������broken sizes.   Special $1 50  , A Big" Bargain for Small Boys.  Children's Three-Piece Brownie Suits, Hue imported materials', in dark  shades, checked and [Main patterns, some made with extra vest and co'lar,  beautifully finished.   Kegular sizes.    Your uhoi-.'������ $3 50  These Goods and Prices are Bound  to Suit  Everyone's   Taste'  New Home of Revelstolce's First Mayor.  The new residence, which F. McCarty has built on McKenzie Ave.,  will be ready fur occupation next,  week. lt takes the lead for solid  workmanship, comfort and elegance  of design aud thorough completeness  of its finish among the homes of  Revelstoke. The front entrance on  the Avenue is approached by a, flight  of steps leading up to a spacious porch  and verandah. A large hall gives  access to an exceedingly handsome  double loom, whicli will form the  drawing room, back of which is a  large dining room. The kitchen.,  pantries and ofiices of the house are  behind and are all designed on a  spacious scale and filled with eveiy  modern convenience and appliance.  O'i the southwest side of th'e ball is an  office and study. A broad staircase  leads from the front hall to the floor  above, whicli comprises five large  bedrooms and a batlnonni. The whole  house is lighted with laige windows,  giving a sens'a of breadth aud airiness.  The woodwork, cedar and fir, wliich is  lavishly used throughout; in wains-  cottiug, cornices, pillars etc.. is alone  worth a visit.-ind refleccs tha greatest  credit, on the, skill and workmanship  of the contractor. J. Kernagh.-in. The  plastering was done by J. McLean and  thn painting and varnishing by R unsay & McKenzie and is nil in fir.*t class  style. Below is the stone lined cellar,  built by E. C. Froiney. iu which is the  large Gurtiey furnace, which heats  the water by means of which the  house is warmed tin oughnut, it being  the only building iu town so heated.  A better finished, more elegant and  at the same time thoroughly comfortable residence ii, would be bird to find  anywhere.  The Dynamometer Car.  Thc dynamometer car was in the C.  P. R. yards last Tuesday. This is an  .invention for_testing_engines\-i.which  has been in operation over the eastern  sections of the road ami is now going  to he used 011 this diiision for a time.  By three extremely delicate attachments to the axle, traction bar and air  brake, the movements of which are  recorded by pencils on a r.heet of  paper, the rate of speed, d rawing power  of the engine and pre.*-=iire of air in  the brake aro tested and autoniaticajly  recorded during the run. The records  on the sheet furnish a complete test  not only of the power of the -engine  but the capabilities of the engineer.  Thecal-is now running nn the Big  Hill between Field and Laggan. but  will lie back beie in .1 couple of weeks.  CONTINUES TO SHIP,.  The  Ore From the Lr.rdsau Coming out.  in Spite of Every Difficulty.  The   Great   Western    Mining   company, owning the Nettie-  Ij   ha*    leta.  conliatt to lawhide llft'J tons of   high-  grade ore.       One   hundred   tons'are-  already sacked ami shipments to Trail-  will commence as soon as sleighing   is  possible.      Ivxu>n*ive development has.  been done during the past season   and  a fin ce of IS uien will lie employed   all  winter.    It is expected that the Silver-  Cup will   also   ship   several   hundi-eil..  ions this winter.  The Triune and Ciniuwell nre two-  inarvelously rich strikes of this year-  and are teiiiarkable as gias<ioot paying piopettie*. The Tiiune has.  -���������hipped loO tons of ore averaging $300 ���������  per ton. The Cromwell, which was.  discovered in AugiHt. has nine tons of '  S770 ore on the wharf at Trout lake.  Both properties contain laige bodies,  of ore.  The late stiike in the Old Gold ranks,  it. among the li*t of shippers. Two.  feet of high-grade ore has been en--  countered on the 73-foot level, iu  addition to three feet of concentrating -  ore. The oi'fi shoot shows nearly as.  large in the 23-foot level.  There   are   many   other properties,,  such as  the   Primiose,   Guinea   Gold,.  Towser. Ethel.   Free   Coinage   and   ���������������.  number of others,  that   would   he   in  position" to ship it transportation   was.  .-kvailnble.      A railroad to the Lardeau .  is   all   that   is    required   to   place   it.  among    the     foremost     districts     in  British   Columbia    is   a   pioducer   of"  high-grade ore.     Ibis year's work ha-s  proven that the camp is rich   in   gold  values as well as in silver and lead.  COUNCIL OF BOARD OF TRADE.  C.B.Hume&Co,  The resolution of the council of the  Board of Trade on the question ,f  bringing the.' Naknsp district fullv  w/ithiii the limits of tho imtbority of  the gold commissioner here, isa timely  one. As it is now tlie governiuenl  expenditures at Naknsp. Fire Valley  aiid the CaribooCreekcainiiiirechargeil  up against the. Revelstoke district, but  all revenue coming there from goes to  the credit of Nelson. At this juncture  when the oHlcial, who has so long  successfully administered the Nakusp  district, is about to take churge ot  all'airs over the whole division, it is an  excellent time for the government to  make the change, which" justice and  common sense seem to demand and  place Nakusp and its outlying mining  (���������amps and settlements entirely within  tho Itevclstoke jurisdiction.  75 Table Linens for 6oc  Some fine pier es that, were damaged  in the ble.-u hiug came'to 11.* ,at a  reduced price and we aie able l,ocut-  out the damaged parts and give you  perfect goods. At this special  bargain redm,'! ion there aie specially line Irish Linens tii.it are sure to  please you.  100 yard* extra good quality of  Genuine Irish Linens. (1(1 in, wide.  Regular75c.     Special per yard OIJc,  Ladies' Outing-'Hats  An almost endlesH   variety*" of   I/nlies rendy-to-wenr'  I'elt l-Jais mav be seen here'at present, 'i'h.il'iiii'ludus '  FELT HATS for STREET WEAR  FELT HATS for OUTING WEAR  FELT HATS   for  GOLFING   aad  BICYCLING.  it-TAll t.he latest and most popular styles arc  here of course.  - Billiard   Room   in    Connection   with  Rrown'*, -Tob:icro Stnre*.'  ��������� Our Blanket Sale'Will Interest You ���������  -.I  Snnerline White Pure AU Wool Blankets, thoroughly cleansed and scoured, soft and lofty in finish, Rink and "  Blue Borders. Weight 8 pound*; siy," (it x 82.    Sale Price pel  pair $1 23  Fine Kxlra Super all Pure Wool  While  Blankets, Hue soil, finish, fancy holders, weight 8 pounds;   size OS x Hi  inches.    Sale Price per pair   .<$.") (X)  Fine Super Union Unshrinkable Wliile Wool Blanket, soft and pure in finish,.fancy colored border*, weight 7  pounds; Size (SO x 80 inches.    Special Sale Price if'.l Til)  Fine Super Wool Blankets, soft finish, fancy borders; weight 8 pounds.   Special Sale Price .$1 00  ���������uusuuazaa  General Merchants  ii  Revelstoke, B.C \  \t>P������P������t������9&i>+*Jf*.+P������pfrS>������0-*'1t*-th   ������)P-^*^^W^>.W:tfc*������*ffS-*������������'j������!^  A Farewell.  A very entertaining supper was  given in Albert Canyon on .Wednesday evening last by the towns people  at Mrs. C. Carlson's hotel in honor of  Mr. and .Mrs. KJwaids who are leaving  theie to lake up their residence in  Nakusp. owing to .Mr. I'M ward 3 having  been promoted to lhat station as  agent, where ho will enjoy a more  lucrative position. A good nuinhei  of friends including Mr. and .Mrs.  Kennedy from .lllicillewaet, sat down  to a veiy sumption" iep.i*t set by Airs.  Carison and in due course Mr. and  Mi'i. Kdw.irds wfr:- toasted by Mr.  Carlson who expressed the ctorni. of  lhe townspeople I'or them and their  sincere regret at their departme. and  presented to them a very beautiful  drawing room lamp. Ml-. Edwards  replied thanking them and expressing  his regret at leaving so many friends  but hoping to And profit and pleasure  in bis new home. The bc-t wishe-i of  1 he HkKALD go with .Mr. and .Mrs.  Edwards and tatnily iu their new  home.  Thanksgiving Day.  The C. P. R. lias issued instructions  to their .igents to sell return tickets  at a single fare at all points west from  Calgary, including thc branch lines,  on Oct. 1 Tl Ii and ISth. Good up tc the  ���������.iOtli.  Resolutions Forwarded  to   the   Provin-.  cial   Authorities    on   the   Big   Bend*;  Wagon Road aji'd Nakusp   Recording--  District.  At a full meeting  oi   the   executive-  council of the Boaid of Trade held"'on:  Wednesday at which the president" H.  A. Brown, vjt e president H. J. Bo rne,_  R. Goidon.   I.   T.   Brewster,   XV.   M.  Brown. J. M. Scott,   F.   McCarty,   A..  Johnson, J. D. Molson, C. F. Li nd mark .  and C. E. Shaw, secretary  were  pres- -  ent,   it   was   resolved   to   forward   a... *  telegram   to   the   minister  of   ptihlic-  woiKsaskir.g if "tlie government pro-   .  pose to start work 011'the   Big   Bend,  wagon road at  once   and   urging   the-  gieat importance   of   it's��������� being   commenced imuiedii.te.ly.   The   following  r-.'solution   on the   same   subject   -was.  also adopted:    Whereas   the   sum   of  $12,(XXI was at the last session   of ^the-  provincial     parliament      with-     the'_  consent of  the   house   placed   in   the-  eslimates for the purpose of counnen- ���������  ing the construction of a  wniron   ro.uU. -  to   Carnes   creek    in   the   Big   Bend;,  district, together wilh a   further  sum,  of S1500   fur  surveys   for   the   s:niie,_  whicli surveys have been   made   to   a.  point some t-onsideriibludistance north  of   lievelstoke;   and   whereas   in   the.,  opinion of this council the commenciaL  existence of Revelstoke  and  the mining industry   in the Big Bend  district  areUrgelyJdependent oiijtbe construction of the road in question as a  menus.  of opening up a rich  mineral   district,  arid wheieai.  in   the   opinion   of   this,  council the delaying of the construct--  ion of said road will lesiilt iu   the   full;,  benefit of said road not being obtained  during    the    open    sea*on    of    1001;.  resolved   lhat   ibis   council   do    111 gel  -"JViO-s-Uje   piuvinciiil . authorities'.at   \ icloiiti the importance o[ the immediate construction of said wagon ,  road and the continuance during the  winter of 1SKJ0-1901 of such' of said,  work (viz rock work and bridging) as.  as can be cutried on. with equal ad-**.  vautage and at us low cost iu winter-  as iu summer.  A second resolution was also framed  for   transmission     to     thu     preiuiei.  minister of .mines aud T. Taylor M.   P.  P.,   which   was   also   preceded   by   a.  telegroui    to   the.    following     elt'ecl:.  "Poi lions of this district, pai ticipating  in our uppi opriatious make,returns to,.  Nelson.    We Consider this  unfair and  and iinpoi taut it   should   changed   ou.  new Gold Commissioner  taking otlice  here.     The   resolution    reads:     "Resolved that the  provincial  authorities,  be urgently   requested   to   make   the  change suggested in oi;r telegram sent  today, it b������rng   palpably   unfair   that,  the Revelsloke division   be  burdened,  by the appropriations on trails,   road-.,  etc. iu   Nnkiisp,  Fin:  Valley, Cariboo.  Creek ai,d other pnrtb of   the district,  when    it    is   not  ciedited   \vilh   the-  revenue   derived   from    these   places..  The council then adjourned.  Winter Schedule on C. P. R.  After Sunday October 1*1, the Im-.  perial Limited service of the, Canadian.  Pacific Railway will be" withdrawn,  and the winter time schedule will take-  effect. This will necessarily change.,  the time of the arrival and departure  of all trains over the. entire system,  and the new time table locally will be  as follows : ���������,N,  No 1 arrive 17:10, leave 17:������); No 3,  arrive 8 o. k.. leave 8:30: train lor-  soulli leave 8:10. return lb':l.j.  Hobson-Lewis. '  ��������� Rev. Father Thayer united in holy  wedlock on Wednesday morning Mr.  Alex. Hobson of Bourne Bros, clerical  staff and Miss Kdyth Lewis, d.iughter-  of Mr. Thos: Lewis of this place.-' Miss  Blanche McCarty acted as bridesmaid  and Mr. .1.. M. Doylu attended,the  groom. Thc niruly "married couple  left vesterdav on *h lionevjnnon trip to,  (Spokane.-- Thc Hkk.m.d extend.* congratulations.       ;   .  .  Sciojce the famous El Presidente  El Presidente eigars'**at Brown's,  ������������������������'"'ll  ��������� -<Tt.il  "ll  ," - J|  '"il  - A"'  * 1 ;*."���������-���������: Revelstoke  Herald  .  Published ir. the Interests of  Bevelatoke. Lardeau, Big Bend, Trout  Lake, lUicIUewaet, Albert Canyon,  Jordan.     Pas3      and      Eagle  Pasa Districts.  A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A. Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ln Uie Interests of Revelstoke and  the surrounding districts, Tuesdays and Fridays, making closest  connections -with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads.,  JL50 per Inch, single eolumn, $2.00 per  Inch when insertefl on title page.  Legal ads.. 10 cents per Inch (nonpa-  nel) line for first Insertion; 5 cents  tor each additional Insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth. Marriage and Death notices,  free.  Subscription Rates: By mail or  carrier, J2.00 per annum; J1.2a for six  months, strictly In advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  _-ob Department Is one of ths best  equipped printing ollices in West  kootenay. and is prepared to execute  ,Ul kinds of printing ln first-claas  style at honest prices. One price to  all No job too large���������none too  small���������for ua. Mail orders promptly  attended to Give us a trial on your  next order.  To Correspondents: XVe Invite correspondence on any subject of interest to the general public, and desire  a. reliable correspondent in every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  cases the bona fide name of the  writer muse accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE  HERALD.  power, devices have been rigged up  by which the power of the- falling  water Is spread by means of ditches  over a stretch of territory a������d it soaks  down into the earth; the pump, tho  power of which is still furnished 'by  the river, lifts the water back again  io the surface and makes it- do service a second time, thus extending the  irrigation area. There arc places In  the Sa" Joachin Valley, where had  the first settlers bored a well that  would not have reached water by digging hundreds of feet. The soil has  now become so water soaked by Irrigation that wells are easily made. In  Fresno.they arc actually having to  drain the land, it has been so much irrigated."  Fortunatelv llie area of alkaline  lands in Canada Is compartively small,  and the Dominion as a whole Is so well  i-ateiecl that there is little necessity for  irrigation. We have so many lakes  and rivers that the evaporation is  HUliicleni to cause rrci-|iient rainfalls.  Of course, dry seasons sometimes  come, but we do not have year after  year of  drought.  nut there Is a small portion of the  Canadian North West Territories  where the conditions ure somewhat  similar to those prevailing in the  Western States, where Irrigation lias  been extensively practiced, and the  suggestions of Professor Newell may  hu of value to settlers ln that section.  Notice to Correspondents.  does it mean? It means that the Conservative finance .minister was  $5,094,759.3-1 out in his advance guesses  at tho government's expenditure. In  three years, and that the Grit finance  man was not less than fourteen millions and a half out in his guesses for  a similar period.  Moreover, each deficit has to be  made up the following year, and the  effect is to promote economy, while  thc surplus leads to reckless, expenditure.  Moreover it means that the Grit  government has taken from thc peo  pie In three years fourteen and ;  half millions of dollars more than  the most recklessly extravagant government the world ever saw could  manage to expend.  LIEUTENANT    KETCHEN     TALKS  SOLDIER. SOLDIER  1. All correspondence must be legibly written on one side ot the paper  only.  2 Co-respondenco containing personal matter must be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared in  another paper must first be offered for  publication to that paper before it  Ban appear in THE HERALD.  AH  IRRIGATION   DANGER  Montreal Star: Very glowing reports  have been published from time to time,  regarding  -hi wonderful effects of irrigation  in -he  far    AVestern    States.  The  firs=t  cost was "great,  but it was  claimed   that  the  effect  was  to turn  the  desert  into a garden  of wondrous  fertility,    producing    enormous     crops  that   would   never  fail   on   accout   of  lack of rain and never spoil because of  too much rain.     There were many examples of success that seemed to Justify   such   statements   and   many   believed   tha:  the   vast  region   formerly  known  as the Great  American Desert  would  eventually  become   one  of   the  most  productive  farming    districts  is  the  United  States.      All that'was   required  to accomplish    this,  they said,  was plenty of capital to carry out irrigation.  Bul now a note of alarm Is being  sounded. The lands which yielded such  -enormou? crop? of " vegetables and  fruits when first Irrigated are again  becoming desert.-.  It is explained that the soil is underlaid bv deposits of alkaline salts which  havo accumulated for axes, and the  water applied by irrigation dissolves  these salt.- and brings them 'o the surface from eulte a depth. As the water  evaporates there is left behind a  coaling ef srali wliich at first seems  benefiiciai, enriching the land, but as  time goes on and the salt ln the soil  increases, the land is ruined by it.  Professor F. H. Newell, chief hvdro-  srapher of the United States Geological survey, has Just returned t.i  Washington from a triD to the irrigation belt and in an Interview with  the Washington correspondent of the  lios'.on T'.-an.-cript he snid that some of  _^Ui*������_b*teL_farmp_and_jirchartls   in   the  HOW THE MONEV IS SPENT.  The Liberals are very anixous that.  Ihe Conservative journals should discuss anything rather than the increased exoenditure. The lending  Liberal organs are never done with  their articles on the prosperity of the  country and the increase in exports,  but they say as little as possible  about the increased expenditure.  With tho prosperity of the country  tue Liberals have had nothing to do.  If they had not passed a single one  of the measures that thoy have passed through ' parliament, the country  would have been just as prosperous  as it Is today. This being a free  country,' they could not pass, any law  that would interfere with Hie free  right of the individual to do Iho'best  ne can ror himself in his business and  profession under existing conditions.  The protective tariff put into opera-  lion by Hie Conservatives is still in  eixstence with a few changes, and  those are tn.material, if we except the  British preference, which has harmed  instead of helped the trade of the  country. The Liberals, therefore, have  cone nothing lo bring about the prosperity. Thoy cannot claim the credit  ror  il.  Hut li. Is a different thing when we  come to tbe Question of expenditure.  Tho govennent nre answerable fur  this. If they have unjusUfiedly increased the cost of government, If thoy  nave failed to practice that economy  which they preached when ia opposition. If they have taken advantage of  an increased revenue to squander the  public funds instead of husbanding  them. It they have done these things  ���������then ihey musi be hold io account  for them. This, after all. is the test  or a good government���������how has it expended the public funds? When that  test is applied to the present Administration, what is Hie result'.' Even  thoir������own journals have to admit that  the expenditure frpm 1S9C to 1900 has  gone up past all precedents in former  years. Fifty-two million dollars 1"  ll'OO is a resonable expenditure, according to Sir Richard Cartwright.  whilo  thirty-eight    million    dollars  in  CONSERVATIVES   UNITED.  Thc Conservative party today presents a united front. In 1S9G it was  difficult for an unprejudiced onlooker  to see how it was possible for the  Conservatives to expect anything else  but defeat. They were hopelessly divided on the aucstion at Issue between  the two political parties. We need  look no further than Kingston to  understand the condition of affairs  throughout the country. Here lifelong Conservatives not only refused  to work or vote for thc Conservative candidate but did all thoy could  to defeat him. Now all that is changed. The nominee of the Kingston  Conservative convention will receive  the hearty support ot every Conservative in the Constituency. Even the  Liberals admit that it was only because of division in the Conservative camp that they succeeded ln  carrying the election 1396. With thc  party once more united, there is no  question of Its success at the polls,  Organization and enthusiasm are all  that are necessary to carry the day ���������  Kingston News.  Speaks of the Useful Work Done by  Our Boys at the Front  LliietenantH. D. B. Ketchen..of the  4th troop of A squadron of Strathcona's .Horse, from the Regina district, who has ��������� been invalided homo  for three months, owing to a wound  In tho side, made by a splintered shell  from ,a Boer pom pom. but who Intends to go back to' England to bo  present in London, when tho Strathcona boys are on their way home  the close of the war, comes of fighting stock. His father was a colonel  in the British army; two uncles were  generals and he.-himself went through  Sandhurst college and obtained his  commission, although for some years  past he has been:a member of the  North West. Mounted Police. The  gallant fellow is as modest as he is  brave, but he consented to talk to o  Montreal Witness correspondent.  As to the Strathcona boys, however,  Lieutenant Ketch en is enthusiastic  in  their  praise.  "There could not possibly be a  finer body of men," he said, "and  Lord Strathcona has received letters  from Lord RobcrtB and General Buller in which the kindest things are  said about the regiment, which is regarded as the best ln the field.  "We started In,to do scouting work  from the beginning, and I may say  that never once were we taken by  surprise. We had hard work to do  in clearing the country, in preserving communication, in long marches,  bub the men wero the happiest lot of  fellows imaginable and never more so  than when under flre. And they wero  under flre almost every day, for sniping went constantly on. When we  went forward we would sec nothing.  The men marched -with a considerable distance between each trooper;  this for-safety, as of course, if bunched together, the fatalities, in case ot  attack, would be much more severe.  The.Boers would hide behind the-hills  and snipe at us. We lost 50 or 60  men in all. When an attack would  he made upon ns.the men would laugh  and chat, delighted at the chance of  doing some .work. Our men were  born scouts, and were ever on the  alert. Had there been such a body  of scouts from the beginning the war  would have been over long ago."  Asked  whether any of  the  Strathcona hoys  would  Join ,the force    of  mounted   police   which   Is   being   organized   by   General     Baden-Powell  TELEGRAPHIC .SUMMARY  'Soldier, soldier, com* from the wars,  Why don't you march with my true  love?"  'We're  fresh   from  off  the ship,   an'  'e's maybe give the slip.  And you'd best go look for a new  love."  New  love!     true love!  The dead they cannot rise, an' you'd  better dry your eyes,  An'  you'd  best go look  for a new  love.  "Soldier, soldier, come from the wars.  What did you see o" my .true love?"  "I  see 'im serve the Queen in  a suit  o' rifle green,  An'  you'd  best  go  look for  a  new  love."  "Soldier, soldier come from the wars,  Did  you  see  no  moro  o'  my   true  .    love?"  "See 'im runnin' by when the shots  began to fly���������  But you'd  best go look  for a new  love."  "Soldier soldier come from the wars,  Did aught take  'arm  to  my    true  love?"  "I  couldn't see  the    fight    for    tho  smoke, it. lay. so white���������  An'  you'd  best  go  look  for  a  new  love."  "Soldier, soldier come from the wars.  I'll up an' tend to my true love!"  " 'E's lyin' on the dead with a bullet   through   's   'ead.  An you'd best go look for a new  love."  The Canadian West is too cold  for  some of  Clifford  Sifton's immigrants,       ^     ^            __..���������._��������� _   but it is altogether too    hot for    the   Lieutenant' Ketchen   said  that^possi-  Able Young Minister himself.  We don't think tlie Grit government will nrint Tarte's bill of expenses in connection with the Paris  ixhibltlon, and scatter it broadcast as  x campaign document.  Why aoes the Toronto Globe announce ln big letters that a party by  the name ot Laurier "accepts the responsibility of British citizenship?" Is  ne about to be naturalised 7  "Soldier, soldier come from the wars.  O then I know it's true I've lost  my true love!"  "An- I'll  tel you  truth again���������when  you've lost the feel o' pain.  You'd best take me for your true  love."  True love!  new lovo!  Best take 'im for a new lov  The dead they cannot rise, an' you'd  better dry your eyes.  An"   you'd  best take 'im for your  true love.  ���������Rudyard  Kipling.  Winnipeg, Oct. 8:       : ':,  A powder explosion at Fayal, Minn.,i  killed -several persons.  Spanish fishermen fired on a gunboat  and trouble is imminent.  President Loubet has had a fortune  left him by a French lady.  Lord Strathcona has reached New  York, where ho was interviewed.  A fatal wreck took place on the  Great Northern line, near Tacoma  At the West Durham convention  every ballot was cast for Mr. Belth,  the present M. P.  Mr. Sifton ami Mr. A. C. Fraser addressed a meeting at Forrest station.  Pine and agricultural lands have  been ceded to the Chippewas in Minn.  Fully 200 persons were injured by an  explosion in a north eastern Minnesota  mine on Saturday.  The Atlantic Transport Co.'s docks  at North Rlvor, N. Y��������� wore damaged  $75,000 by fire.  Work on the new Canadian Northern  roundhouse' at Port Arthur has started.  A plot against Prince Albert of Belgium was discovered ancl many arrests have followed.  Cooper won second in the cycling  championship races at Paris, .Tacquelin  of France won first.  Tho Winnipeg lacrosse team wa������ defeated by ten goals to three In their  final match with New Westminster.  Tornadoes in Northern Minnesota  killed ni������o persons, injured 200, and  caused a property loss of $300,000.  President Mitchell has called a. mass  meeting of miners to confer on the 10  per cent offer of the operators.  Isaiah Warner, injured in a political  scuffle a few days n-jo near Toronto,  died from his wounds on Saturday.  Twenty tin plants . of the   American  Plate company, which have been Idle  for throe months,  will  resume  operations today.  C. J. Daw aad Jacob Smith, farmers  of the Boissevalri district, were foully  murdered aad their bodies buried in a  well  near that, place  Among   Saturday's nominations    for  the house of commons were:   Liberals,  Mr. Boith, in West Durham; Mr. G. A.  L'obaron,    in    Sherbrooke,    Que.;   Mr.  Stephen J. Young,  in  "West Hastings.  Conservatives:      Mr.  Jas. Kendry,  in.  West. Peterboro;   Mr.  Carglll,  in East  Bruce.  J. It SCOTT. B.A., L.I/B  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public., Etc  McKenzie Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Money to Loan  HARVEY, McCARTBR & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors., Etc.  Solicitors    for    Imperial    Bank    ot  Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offices:    Molsons Bank Block  First Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Office:    Mackenzie Avenue, Revelstoke  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of Revelstoke  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching services at 11 a. m..  and 7:30 p.m. Class meeting at the-  close of the morning service. Sab-  hath school and Bible claBS at 2:30.  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30. The public  are cordially invited.   Seats free.  REV.S..T.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  St. Peter'B Church  (Anglican)  Eight   a.m.,   Holy   Eucharist;     ll  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  EucharlBt la celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m., as announced.      Holy Baptism  after Sunday, -school at 3:16.   C. A. .PROCUNITR, Vicar.  Presbyterian   Church  Service   every   Sunday     at  11  a.m.  and 7.30 p.m.   Bible Class at 2:30 p.  m. to which all ��������� are welcome. Prayer-  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  REV. W. C. CALDER, Pastor.  Roman Catholic Church  . Mass  first and  third    Sundays   in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  Salvation Army   ���������'  Meeting every  night in  their  halt"  on front street.  PERILS   OK   THE   SEA  W-sst hav-.- b-.'en ruined in this wav.  "I hav-.- b-.-t.-n into ihe cellar of a  triar.'a house." said Professor Newell,  "dug out of that homogenous earth  called lr.e."=.-. which Is so fine that the  cellar wal'..= stand up without support  and the Eaikj of the pick show for  years, and yet so full of salt that in  the evening the whole sides of the  cellar would ^listen. On land of that  kind when fir.-t irrigated you get en.  ormou-i crop*--, but unless grvat care i.s  taken a fine cru*-t of salt will in a few  years gather on the .surface. The  farmer will see the white spots Begin  to appear, gradually .spreading Into  the gn.-ai patches until finally his entire field." are overrun. T have se������n  l>������a.'Jtlful orchards of apple, plum and  -xlmor-.il ruined ln this way. IJut Irrigation Is-t.s ar-. making ei-insidf-rablc  progress In flghtlnt- thi? tendency. The  Jlrst remedy is an abundant wattling  of the soil. In flood .season." water  inay be poured over lands Habit to  thi;- trouble in such ijuantilic-s as to  f;u.*-h it out. Much may also be accomplished by .skill in Irrigation, an-l  fhat '.- something which oftentimes Injures a man's neighbor.-* more than  himself. Then certain plants are very  Krbi'ly of alkali, and tak-.- ll up raster than the Irrigation brings lt to the  :.urfac>_-. Th... hest remedy nt this kind  is the sweet clover weed, which  ���������grow.- almo.-t to the height of ;i. bush  in a finale season. Hy cutting it off  ���������fre.iuently It -makes n fairly s-'ivice-  iLbl-j forage plant, whl'-h fact, with  ils favorable effect upi.c tho alkali will  reauH in Hs cultivation to i quite an <x-  tent in ivliitiou with other crops. Thc  ^uaar bf-et is quite all alkali consumer, although it must lie Introduced  IxKorc the ground gets too heavily wil-  ���������ura'-ed. Asparagus would probably  ���������tj.k������ up a good deal of tho s--.il l .-Ji^n.  Irrlga-lon Is making; great progrt cm in  tin*: West, and what I regard a'' its  mos'. significant Tocrnt drv-Ptopinf nt is  tii* Improved methods of pumping. It  uce.1 to Oc considered linnructlcablr- tu  ���������pijrr.T. -water on account of exneii.*-'.-.  /ij?,-, through rl'-clric    ttai]Mrii������-*-io'  of  There are a lot of very nice, well-  ! furnished houses in Ottawa which will  1 lie for saie or to let immediately after  '��������� the    election.      Don't    buy    elsewhere  berore seeing  these houses.      A. snap.  investigate.  Sir Charles Tupper will advise the  Laurier government to celebrate the  18lli of October next, as it will not feel  like entering into the spirit of another  ThaJifcsiffivlnu day for a period of live  years at least.  'fhe preferential trade policy of the  Liberal government consists merely in  the granting of concessions to TSngliish  manufacturers. The Conservative-  policy advocates reciprocity in preferential trade, whereby Canada gets  something in return for her concessions. Which policy Is the best for  j Canada.:   O   Across  Its    title   page     the   Torouio  Globe prints in large letters and figure-? the deficits of thr- last four years  o* Conservative adminstratiou and the  surplus of the four Liberal years. It  ISOG was denounced as outrageous ex- "says nothing of the- difference in busi-  iravagance. Economy is no longer the : ''-ess conditions, for th������A would spoil  the   shibboleth   of   the     Liberal   party.   | the  point.      Old  Glob-:    readers,    how-  That was good enough for them when  in opposition, lint- -it -s������>,.,-k.,i . jr^ ������.j,. .  pose and has been discarded. Their  expenditure Is now a.s liberal aa their  most ardent and needy supporter demands.  HAVE   OUR   TAXES  BEEN  INCREASED  The Liberal platform declared that  too much was taken from the people  in taxation, and that the expenditure  should be reduced. Now the revenue  that is the money taken from the  people by tlie governmenl.h.i.*, iiierefio-  ed until it has reached the enormous  sum  of  351,000,000.  We an; told however that taxation  lias not increased because the rate of  taxation has been louvrcd. That is  a  peculiar  argument.  Suppos-c for Illustration, tlmt a  certain municipality raises Its revenue hy a tax on the number of icrcs  under crop. In 1S0C, thero aro SO.OOO  acres under crop, and a tax la levied  of ?1 per acre. Tn other words 130.000  nre taken from the peoplo. Tlio farmers go on getting more of their land  under cultivation, and by I0'i(> the  average farmer in that municipality  lias nearly half as much again under  crop    as he Iind  four years ago.    Tlio  ever, will fail to be impress-rd. for they  -r������yti<iri>her- tha'**. when the Conservatives  had surpluses the Olobe and th-;  leader?, of its party shouted what a  erlm������ it was to sweat the taxpayers for  more money than was renuired to  carry ou the government.  LOAFEP.K AND  I.O.WIX'i  A   Man    Owes    It   to  th'.'    World     to  Employ His Tim.; JIonr-M!y.  Sho" and Leather Journal: There ih  more hope of a drunkard than a lazy  man. Drunkencss Iw only flesh dor-p.  but lar.lneas takes hold of the very  marrow. There are lots of ldl<\ usclss  fellows who thnnk God they .-ii-i'- not  an t'.io poor drunkard, but are really a  tlii.iiu;ind-fold more th'- children of  h-il than lb- worst old soak that hic-  ciki Ms way home at night, and a  HioUsiiiid-foliI more, in many rays, the  ���������������i"ii.v ������������������f .*-< ������.ety than the unfortunate  v.li., hari'<ri to have lost control of  hi.- :.|.i.clil<! The loss sustaln.-d by  soci"'*/ ihiough th'- unproduc'lvcness  of Mif. army nf shufflers who ik-vt do  a day's l-one?-' work In a year Is Infln-  It.'ly Irjriiil the whiskey bill that Is  pm-'i P-'l hy tin; temperance* people as a  irioiiiimeiif of the awful habit of the  l!<-|'i ��������� i- I,i,l,!i. A man doesn't hav to  j.fiiii.| aioiind the corner*, with n quid  of tob.'iir.n iii his cheek, or hang  ai-.itind a. saloon for a free drink '���������>  b.. n, loafer.    There    are    loafers    who  bly a few of them would do so, hut  the vast majority of them would return to Canada, which was so much  superior in every respect' to .the  Transvaal.  Lieutenant Ketchen has not a very  high .opinion of the country- ��������� "Of.  course' when we saw it it was burned  The grass, which grows to the length  of two feet, was set on fire by the  Boers, which was a trick' of theirs  when retreating. They have often  fired on us when under cover of thc  smoke. ���������' I saw little bits of cultured  laud here and there, and of course  one might practice ranching on a  large scale, but I am not enamored  with the country.  Of General Buller, for whom Lieutenant Ketchen acted as escort more  than once, the young soldier has  nothing but praise. "He is the best-  be'.oved of all'the generals on the  Natal side. He wa**. '-.f .ruinate, nut  the soldiers have every confidence in  him."  As to the superior marksmanship  of the Boers. Lieutenant Ketchen did  not see much evidence of it. Certainly their gunnery practice was admirable, tho finest that could be imagined  although the naval brigades were  fully up to the Boers. The manner,  however. In which they were able to  got away with .their guns was one  of the surprising features of thc war.  It was incredible how swiftly they  manaced to limber and drag them  away in their retreats.  No large engagement was witnessed  because the Strathcona's reached the  scene rater late in the day. but there  was a great deal to do. and the men  were almost constantly under flre  when acting as scouts. Part of the  duty of the lieutenant's troop was  to search the farmhouses on the line  of mareli. Moro than 1000 of these  were entered and searched. The women and girls were found to be clean  and >thrifty; they were also civil;  but. of course, they did not like the  British  The colonials fraternized with Tom  my Atkins in the most cordial manner, but it was the opinion ' of  Lieutenant   Ketchen   that  the  British  _offic_ers___werQ rathpr_.jjnalous__-_ofjj.he_  colonials.  Canadian horses stood the campaign admirably. Foj- endurance on  the field they easily took the lead. The  remounts secured for Strathcona's  from South America were no good.  After going eight or 10 miles they  laid down���������had no heart. The Canadian horses had gone 95 miles in two  days and   felt fit at the close.  When in London, Lieutenant Ketchen was entertained at luncheon by  Lord Strathcona, who was kindness  Itself, and who is very proud of his  regiment.  The young soldier thinks that a  regiment ot cavalry might be formed  In thi> Dominion after the war out  of tho several bodies which went to  tlif front. ��������� the Str.inthcona's and  the Mounted Rifles.  sit In cushioned pews on Sundays and  rate of taxation Is now !)-" twits per | b.-isk In the sunshino of well furnished  acre, and the total amount of revenue I homes.     The man who, whether he b"  or in other words, of the money taken  from the people is 171.250.  What, would those farmers think If  they were told that although only  J.'iO.OOO was taken from them in lSl)i>.  yet their taxes had been reduced since  then, and that a promise to reduce  expenditure made in thai year had  been   fulfilled.  WHAT IT MEANS.  Tlu. Toronto Globe makes tronifud-  ous  parade of  theKc  linen:  Total deficit *for threy y������'ar-*i of  CoiiFervallve rule. 18!l.':-9i;, J,"i,<;3l.7._.31  Total Kiirplti.H for Hire*: year. n( Libera I  rub-.  1807-1:100.  ?34<500.3.'iS..-.s'.;'5 '_.  Tlie Clobe ovidently imagines that  that is something for thr- fjril jgov-  ernmeut  tn  U������ proud  of.    But wli������)t  running a store, conducting a factory  or engaged In any way in any other  fnterprlse, arid who does nnt give* to il  'he time If. reiiulre*^ Is n, loafer, rf  there wore not an many loafers in hus-  Ineus there would he few failures. The  man u-ho does not give thc proper attention lo tbo pushing of the onter-  prlse he ban in hand is a loafer,  ���������.vhelh'-r he be an employee nr employer. A man owes It to th" world  to ociipy his time honestly, and there  Is no difference between the fellow  who robs bin employer by loafing and  the man who robs his creditors bv |n-  ntlentinii lo business though that  Ina.ltcntlon be tlu- result of mecincs for  the spreading of the gospel of Christ  In China, or for the suppression of  vice Iu the town where be liven. A  man's busim-flH should not cngrosH.hls  thoughts, toian extent that' exHuilen  consideration or hia social and other  obligations.-' "When, however, a. m������n.'������  fud;������ lead him to neglect his business,  tbey brie-time vicloua. -  NO VEI.   WRITrXC   PAID   URST  How firant Allen  Accidentally Stumbled Into the  Literary  World  It Is an actual fact that, tbe Into  Grunt Alien, whose distinguished ear-  eor as a writer is well known, became  a novelist by mere accident���������Indeed,  without knowing It. While pur.-niing  his scientific studies he wrote an  article for a magazine on the impossibility of seeing a ghost. The  article was written by way of recreation more than for any other purpose, aad to mako thc moral clearer  he threw the argument Into the narrative form. but. without the fcliglitosi,  Idea that he wan writing a st/iry. It'  was published under the title: "Our  Scientific  Observations   on   a   Ohoyt."  Immediately the editor wrote for  another "story" of a. like chaniclfr.  Being a Journalist. Mr. Allen a-ccfiitod  an order for anything, and sent back  a blood curdllnr talc about a mummy.  Not carintr to let thc, world know that  he was trifling with fiction, he veiled  the author's Identity under tie" pen  name, "J. Arbuthnot VVlison." [Jut  presently ATr. Wilson had so many  orders for tales that he monopolized  Mr. Allen's desk, and his Income exceeded that of the sclontlst. and  so Mr. Wilson became Grant Allen  and known to all thc novel reading  world.   <������   COMFOIITINQ ItEFI.nCTtON'  The British steamer Glengoil which  arrived at New York from Alexandri,  Egypt, and Other ports  in tho Mediterranean, brought into port 200 ship-  wikrecked seamen taken from the British ship Nonpareil, on. September 23.  Their   vesel   foundered   shortly   after  they abandoned her. ��������� Captain Hatfield  on his arrival at Qnuarantine reported  that his ship sailed  from I*&w York  on September 10th ��������� bound  for  Soura-  bia, Java, with a full cargo of case oil.  Two days after leaving Sandy Hook  a strong southeast   gale  sprang    up  soon  increased  in   force,   and   hauled  to  west, southwest  aud   assumed   the  proportions   of  a   hurricane.     All   of  the sails were suddenly furled except  the lower topsails which were set to  steady   the  vessel  as   there  was    an  exceedingly rough sea running.    The  seas   boarded   the   vessel     frequently  tons of'water falling upon    the deck,  doing considerable damage to thc vessel and fittings and finally threw her  on  her  beam  ends.      The  Nonpareil  remained   in   this' position     and   all  efforts  to right her were unavailing.  The storm continued until Thursday,  tho  13th.. at noon,  and  then   moderated.    The sea, however, continued to  run very high and there was unsettled  ruogh  weather.      On  Friday,   the  21st,  the storm again burst violently  upon   the   ship   and   the  sails    were  blown   away.     The   Nonpareil    took  several lurches to starboard and settled down on her beamends and failed to right herself.    Tho seas, which  swept over the vessel washed everything from the decks, filled the deckhouses   and smashed   the  cabin   skylights.     The   cabin   was    filled  .with  water  to  the  deck.    The  wheelhouse  and   compasses,   binnacle  covers  and  many other   valuables - wore   washed  overboard.    The ship filled herself to  the starboard poop.    The ventialtors  and two boats on  the starboard side  were washed away during the night.  The boats on the port side were stove  in and rendered uselss and the spar,  which was lashed  to the main    deck  on  the   starboard  side  broke    adrift,  carrying the eyebolts with it. Another  spar on the house was-also wreiched,  leaving large holes in the deck which  wore constantly flooded  by  the seas.  At 1 o'clock in the morning of Satur-  ~dayr~th~o''=22ridrJthe~ship- was -lying-tit  an angle of 40 degrees and the crew  were   in   constant  danger    of    being  washed  overboard.    The  chief  ofiicer  and several men were injured during  the trying times of the past few days.  The cabin  was fillod with water and  no place was to be had to care for the  injured. The   main   and   mizzen   topmasts were cut down but did pot right  theship.    (The 'gale   continued     and  high cross seas prevailed on the 22nd.  The ship was lying on her starboard  side" and   nothing could   be  seen  but  the port bulwarks    and  all  hope  of  saving her was gone/'-'At 3:30 o'clock  in  thc afternoon  the    smoke    of-..a  steamer was ighted and as she ,camo  nearer  she  sighted   the    wreck    and  headed  for it.    She proved  to he tho  Glengoil   bound  for New York.    She  sent a boat and  took off part of the  men. the injured being sent first. All  had   to   jump   overboard    and    wore  hatilned   Into   tho   boat    by   a   rope.  When  the boat returned to tho Glengoil  she wns stove in  hut  its occupants wore safely landed on board tho  steamer.    Another boat was sent and  made   two   trips   successfully.     Thc  last   trip   was   made   after   dark   and  whon   fhe   went    alongside     of     tho  steamer.   F.   George,   one    of    boat's  crew,   got   crushed   on   the   gunwale  and   was washed  overboard and  lost.  Tho men were all much exhausted and  struggling in  the  water In  the effort  to hoard the steamer and were' unable  to aid the unfortunate man.    Both the  boats need In tlie rescue wore so much  damaged  that, Ihey were cist   adrift.  Captain   Hatfield   and   thc  28  of    the  crow of the Nonpareil lost all of their  effects.      They   express   gratitude   for  Die care and kindness of Captain Davidson  and   the  bravery  of  his  crew  in   ���������effecting   the   timely   rescue.    The  Nonpareil foundered in hit. 37.50, long  4'J.    She  hailed  rrom  Lcith. Scotland,  and   wun owned  by  the  Standard  Oil  ivunp'.iiiy.    She was a new vessel.  $A$A$4$A$A$A$i$A$A$A&&$,)  The  Revelstoke HeMld  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  I> the leading newspaper at  the great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written tip  In authentic, reliable and read  able articles trqm unauesttoa-  abla Information. It- enjoy*  a large circulation and Is ooo-  ���������eqaently unequalled . aa ���������������  advertising medium in thm  field In which lt Ib pnMishod.  Subscription $2.00 Per flontfm  |1.25 For Six Mo   \  StriBtlu in HdraGe,  It takes a foremost piace ln  the race for prominence and  popularity with business  houses and as. a consequence  dose more business with  those requrlng printed statl-  =onery "and ^offlce'supplles-thari-  any other printing   establish  ment In Eastern British Columbia. The class of work  turned out has been pronounced equal to any thing of the  klad executed ln .tbo Urga  . cities - by. much larger print-  ~eries.���������'-^���������- - - r --^--_-.-, - - ^  Job Printing Department  Is equipped . with ' the latest  faces ln type designs and all  work entrusted to The Herald  la handled ' by exprlenced  workmen who thoroughly understand the proper use of the JB������'i." ���������  material at their disposal.  Tho Herald does not claim to  be tho only printing house bs  tte district but lt does elalaa  to bo.  Thoroughly Up-fo-Date In  Every Particular..      ���������'*.  K-a-l;;  'Doily*; 'If .you keep ,011 ��������� .������p<>ndlhg.  mi>nej1"th!B way we'll have to en to the  po'orhouse."  .'"Well.' If .we do', Jack, we'll' havo a'  lot of .nice things to'ahe with u*"  A   MAIIBLE  HEART  ���������'Madame." said the tramp to the  farmer's "wife. " have you any objection- to my lying down ln one of your  fence corners and dying?"  "No objection at alt," replied the  lady. "Over in that corner you will  find a lot .of Btraw."  "I   wouldn't  dare   to   lie   on   your  straw,   ma'damt" ��������� said   the    -tramp;.  "Im   mo hungry  thnt  I'd   be   sure  to  wake up and find'Thyself  eating.it.-'-.-  "Tliat's .all right, -we'have plenty,  more." said the farmer's lady pleas-"  antly as she closed the door."  And ln a position.tc give 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-  . pies of printing. - All; work  turned, out promptly and satisfactorily. One price" to; mlL  No Job can be too. large* .or .  too email for The" Herald's  consideration. Special attention given   to orders by mail.  )   I)  n  A. JOHNSON. Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS: Tuesdays aad Fridays.  -^-i>'-   :{vl'.:'J-^'-. '-^    '. .'���������k.       .-���������������������������'������  .-.,._   .....;   .... -.    ...   ... v._    ...���������...-,-    N..'���������.^:J-'.;:^^���������^���������^.-^������������������.v^������������������^���������^���������^:���������.<������������������.���������:x.'^',  -.-:  '    ���������.���������������������������-\-:~.\.W-.V\;.-'-~..::.Vy^^^ '  AAAiti******^       "  AtiV Krth^ fafr/ Jruft**/ ktt,J ./,  ���������0-  Grand Conservative  Victories in Britain.  Two    Farmers   Foully   Murdered   in  Manitoba.  Forty   Canadian Invalids   Sail From   Liverpool.���������Buller  and Hart's Victories.���������Progress in  South   Africa.  .  Ijondou.   Oct.   5.���������The ��������� election    re- SOI.'TH  AFRICAN  WAR  turns now total 422. as follows: I    Conservatives 250    | ' LoMcloni  Qcl.  s._Lord  Roberts    has  Unionists..   ..   ..    ..         i-      {vlrod as follows   to   tho   war office:  Uberals-and Labontes        .S      ..c.;om,val Hart arrived   llt Krucerdorj.  nationalists     o-    ' ou October 1st.     He has been 33 days  Timothy M.  Healy retains his scat llonl bis btus0i Ularciicd 310 miles, was  for North Louth after a bitter fight.    , ln contact with    the    enemy 20  days'.  The Liberals suffered a .heavy  loss a"d captured !)G prisoners. The British  in   the defeat of sir Wilfrid  Samson  lost three killed, three    prisoners and  In the Cockermoutb. division of Cum- j.  wounded. '   Genera   Hart    brought  berland.       On   the  other   hand   the  |,.'ick  .'i.720  head  of cattle    and    3.281  Conservatives   made   an unlooked   for sheep.      General   Buller has returned  gain   in   Ixindonderrsr. io Lydenburg from SpUhkop with 1,000  At 6:50 n. m.. 421 members of par- sheep.     There are skirmishes with the  liameht had been elected as follows:   liovrs dally but they are small affairs.  Ministerialists 294      Thft -Dublin Fusiliers made a night as-  Liberals.'.   '..   .'.' .'.'   ."   .-.'iii-    78  ���������  Sliult   with  thc    bayonet  on    a, Boer  Nationalists..   ..  '.'.  '.'. ".."..    50      laager between Pretoria and Johannea-  ..      TT !v   *v���������   !.:_.���������:/!������   TionioTi-  burg ana captured   nine   men. mostly  ,    Bp������it^WteS     ilurie   Important  Boers   who   have    troubled  Conse^atWe   wm retard by   *"* tlle <������������������<*���������     * party of Boers have  ?������%? ~2fil.Z%r* for Mq Liberal penetrated the southern part of .the  ot  2703 against 26b.  for his    Liberal Qr co]on  opponent Terrill. Wet.��������� norp and   WeDeBen      D(,:ach.  ,  , London. Oct. 5.���������The peers ot Scot-  ,nonts are after t���������om...  land met in the Hall of Holyrood at  noon today and'elected 16 represent- ������������������ o     ���������  atives to the house of lords. The pres- HEAVY   FIGHTING   AT   KUMASSI  ent peers were elected.    Two vacan-    cies caused by the death of the Earl > .  of Airtle and the resignation of Baron ^xlxsh    Succed    After    a     Stubborn  Polworth. were filled by the election Resistance.  of the Earl ot Northest  and    Baron     London. Oct. 4.-���������A   despatch-  to the  Belhaven" and   Strenton. nomine post from Kumassl    reports  London, Oct. 6.���������Polling took place that heavy fluhting took place last  In 32 divisions yesterday, -but the re- Sunday between Colonel Wilcox's  suits of the ��������� elections - were ��������� declared column and the Ashantis at Abu Asu.  last night. The liberals won a seat After "heavy lighting- the British  from the Unionists at Maidstone-on- column made an Ineffectual attempt to  Kent but otherwise there was no charge the Ashanti positions, but was  change and-the ministerialists,are still obliged to retire and to resume 'the  leading-in the contested election-with .rifle.-duel while r awaiting ' relnforce-  a   net credit balance of seven  seats, menta..   .Rventually after   hard work  At an early hour this morning 299 Colonel Wilcox captured the poRitinns  Unionists,. SO Liberals and labor mem- and occupied the village of Isansu  here, and-59 Nationalists had been re- without opposition. Subsequently the  turned. ��������� Returns from ��������� the .Lancash- British carried three other villages at  Ire county constituencies show the the point of the bayonet'and burned  same increase in Unionist majorities them. Seventy Ashantis were killed,  as was recorded by the poll in most The British losses were Major Nellis  of the boroughs. and Captain Liard severely wounded,  The attorney general has increased three officers slightly "wounded, three  his majority in Inverness ln Scotland.'men killed, and 2S others wounded. A  while the-Scottish solicitor general ln flying column of 800 men. with two  the last "Liberal government had to guns was sent Monday in pursuit of  endure a decrease. the enemy.  London. Oct.6.���������(1:30 a.m.)���������Thirty- . '   0  two contests took place  yesterday ln s\rrr.-n mn niV,*n,  the   parliamentary   general   elections. MII-..D PuRCANADA  Most of them were in rural districts .,...,.,.., ,-.., . ,_. , ��������� .,,  and the results have not yet been l)U'lwa: ������?\ 5���������The. followme.- cable  announced So far as known, how- "'^^.fTf^ay; >;^ond<m'������ct'(. 4-  ever, 441 members have, been officially TT.|,,;i"Dorl-idllho���������1t'tC,lpe ?wa for  declared elected and the relative ,w"''ra.3l _n" ������"ob*- thc . ' .V*  strength of the parties .is as follows: ,������' h ,.s  officers  and  41S  men   of   the  Ministerialists .' 301    '^"'^ *������  roe ment    of  infantry.      Ts  I iberals .    .    ..    77      due at &- Helena on October 6th. St.  Nationalists"'.."..'.'.'..'     60      Vincent   October    Sth    and    Halifax.  Laborltes '.       3      October 25th.     (Signed):, CHAMBER-  Total Opposition ". 140      ^A-IN." *.  In the Stratford and Windes divis- o   ions of Lancashire Sir John "William FOUR ARE IN OTTAWA  McClure and  John  Saunders  Gilliatt.    who represented those constituencies Ottawa. Oct. 4.���������From the field of  in thc lare parliament, have been baUle in South AfrIea f0lu. moru  returned by the Conservatives with Canadian heroes returned here yester-  enonnously   increased   maiontles. day-     There    were    Corporal    Harry  LALTIHIin  AT   UL'KIiWC  Premier   Says   the   Elections   May   be  Soon  ��������� Quebec. Oct. 3.���������A brilimit demonstration was held here tonight in  honor of Premiers Laurier und Parent.  Both met with a most enthusiastic  reception and the hall was scarcely  large enough to accommodate the  crowd and the addresses were delivered from the gallery of the house overlooking the immense square behind  Jacques Cartier market hall, a procession was organized in which everyone seemed to take part. Mr. Bornier  and Mrs. Fitzpatrick were with Sir  Wilfrid Laurier and many members  of parliament and legislature were  present. Not less than 12.000 persons  listened  to the Dominion  premier.  After referring to the death of the  late Premir Marchand. Sir Wilfrid  remarked that in 1S70 he had a young  friend who owned a small grocery in  St. Sauvier and today he was premier  of the province of Quebec. The bat-  tlecall had not yet been rounded, but  it may be soon aud he requested the  electors of Juebec to give him, their  support. During the 22 years he had  represented Quebec East he was IS  years in opposition and did all in his  power for his constituents as well as  for  the  Dominion.  Ho travelled all through the Dominion and wa always proud to proclaim  himself a Canadian, a For four years  he had been at tho head of u(fairs in  this country and he thought he had  always deserved the confidence of the  Dominion. During his term of office  he had frequently been called upon  to   settled   most  important  questions.  AY GO.  Incorporated 1670  GRAND   OPENING  HUGH JOHN AT BRANDON  ce^ig'^^o^^-'a^^'^S is * "������������ * Mr. Clarke Wallace. M. P.  cast   for   his   Conservative  opponent. - ��������� ���������-���������   Fumes   S.   TV".   Cornwallis.   who   -re**- J'ATTKRSON FOR THE COMMONS  presented   It  ln   the   late  parliament.  .  Thus far the ministerialists gained    "Fort  William.  Oct.   5.���������A rumor    is  23 seats and the opposition 15.  which current  in  political circles  here  today  would  give the government an  addl- that   Mr.   J:   C. - Paterson.   lieutenant  tional  1G  votes  on  a  division   of  the governor of Manitoba will be asked by  house  of commons. .' the .Conservatives, of   this  district   to.  Last   evening     Mr.     Chamberlain, accent a nomination for the commons.  secretary   of  state  for   the    colonies, **Mr. j. H> piumcr> ���������f Sault Ste. Marie,  '    sent the following    telegram    to the _,{i_, declined  to !accept������������������ 0n account of  -   candidates:   ."Let all patriotic EnS- business and the    Conservatives" are'  lishmen   remember  the  words  of -the aKajn looking ror a candidate  Mayor ot Mafeking:    'A  seat  lost to .      ���������    .-._   the Unionist "government    is    a seat --   *���������- ������  ^lJSr^ht-Bl������rs.- "-��������� =--PHINCE^GEORGE.AND-THE-CZAR-  A   MANITOBA  MURDER  Two   Well   Known   Farmers  Buried in a Well  I    Herlin,   Oct.- .4.���������Prince    George    of  Crete aims' in his visit to St. Peters-  Found burg, according to some of the German  papers, to win the support of Emperor  ���������d  as  suspected,     ine  toui  crime ������������������������-��������� ������>������ *���������^v *-u ���������n.. w as mucu  proven today by the discovery of a-***1 Germany waa not one of the powers  r   bodies,   which .were '. found   in signing the Cretan settlement.  Bblssevaln' Man. Oct.' 7.���������Chas. J: Nicholas-.to hjs 'plan for changing the  Daw and Jacob Smith, farmers of this ^V*"1 constitution. The German  district reported missing, were mur- ������������������P������ office does n0t expect the  dered as suspected. The foul crime Prince to come to Berlin m as much  was  their    .      ,. ...   . .  an old well, which hod been filled In _  t���������n   within   three or four feet of the top.:  . ;fire AT"r>UNDAS-  Tho bodies and Smith's dog were bur-,   -   --    ,;    .,   >   ���������-   ' -     .      . :���������  ied in it, then boards and brush plac-:   Hamilton.   Oct.' i���������In ' Dnndaa  .ves-  ed on top of them. "     terday n.ftern6o'n 'flre    destroyed    the  Smith and Daw were two wellkuown House of Provldence< a ,aree threo  farmers,,-who resided a ��������� few, miles-stor^y brick'buildinff. t^vo hundred  west'of Boisserato.-   They, were last lum^,ot.thQ home-. ofun^  were  seen  since,  and  nothing * being  heard of them, the people of the nei  Biiiudon, Oct. 5.���������Mr. Hugh John  Macdonald. Conservative candidate ln  the constituency of Brandon, opened  his campaign in the Brandon ouera  house yesterday: What promises to  h-f the keenest fieht in the approaching  aeneral elections. opened quietly  enouch, the absence of opposition  speakers making" the gathering much  less interesting than it otherwise  would have bwjn. Shortly after S  o'clock when Mr. Macdonald accompanied by Mr. Andrew Kelly, president of th'e Brandon Conservative association arrived, seats in the hall were  at a premium and over a hundred mon  were stading in the entrance. The arrival of the premier was the sign for  enthusiastic ��������� applause which lasted  until he disappeared into the stage  entrance. Mr. S. W. Mclnnis. M. P.  V.. was tlie next arrival and he was  received with very generous applause,  as was also Mr. G. R. Coldwell who  came in a few minutes later. When  the speaker lifted the folds of the  Union Jack which draped the entrance  at the bad; cf the stage the applause  ������������������-ns rermwed all over the house,  besides the chairman, Mr. Andrew  Kelly.-iir. Mtcdonald and the other  two si!>.ilii.|������ Mr. S. W. Mclnnis and  Aid fic*i. I: i"'i'i!j\r.U. there were seated I'll Uio ;.���������:.-.'i'(.rm Mr. T. E. Green-  ���������������(. i.i! M. p. P.. North Brandon, Mr.  Ji'iiit-s Argiifc. M.-P. P.; Avondale, Mr.  S***. Tl. r.nwor. Mr. A._ E. Thompson,  Jf. P. P.. Souris. and Mr. Jas. Johnson.  M. P. P.. Turtle Mountain  o   NEGOTIATING  AT ST.   PAUL  Our Fall Opening will Take place on  Thursday and Friday evenings October  11th and 12th from 7.30 to 10.30 p m.  Wc Shall have a magnificent 'display  of handsome goods for Fall and Winter con>-  sisting of.      X     X     X        X        X  With  Manitoba     Ministers     Confer  President Mellon.  St. raul. Minn.. Oct. fi.���������Mr. J. A.  Davidson, provincial treasurer of Manitoba, and Mr. Robert Rodgers, a. member of the provincial legislature, conferred with President Mellon, of tho  Northern Pacific board yesterday, with  reference to the dispute between the  Manitboa government and the railway  company. The management brought a  tetatlve proposition from the provincial government for the settlement of  the dispute, through which it is hoped  to induce the Northern Pacific to carry  cut the plans made several years ago  for a comprehensive scheme of ro.il-  way construction and extension in  Manitoba. Nothing" could be learned  last night which indicated that the  Noihern Pacific has changed its at'i-  tude. It was stated that President  Mellon took the proposal of the provincial representative." under advisement, refusing to be committed to  ally promise for the' future! An alternative proposition to the effect thai  if the Northern Pacific did not exiead  ils lines on the original plan, il be  afforded an opportunity by the goveril-,  ment to sell its Manitoba system cut-  right is said to have been made. A  Northern Pacific official stated last  night that no decision to extend, the  Manitoba lines can now be made with-  uot_ the  concurrence, of. the board  of-  directors and their action on any proposals which - have been made.  Messrs. Rogers and Davidson left for  home by the evening train.  LADY   MINTO   AT  WINNIPEG  $23,000.  ghborhood became suspicicms after a REDACTION .IN. REFINED  SUGAR  time, and they, began to talk of the, .--*.    . __  actions of one Walter Gordon. Short- ��������� Montreal. Oct 3.���������At a meeting of  ly before the perpetration of the crime Uie Montreal Sugar Refinery interests  Gordon arrived from New."Mexico and held-.today dU'.'was decided to meet  purchased Mr.' Daw'B farm, stating the-;reduction;Jn prices of sugar in  that he had paid Mr. Daw-$5000 of the.' the; United.' States -owing to" the war  purchase money, but the deed had which-was,.declared by the Arbuckles,  apparently not'.been completed. The in New York,'this", morning by a local  ��������� same, party bought Smith's 6tock.and reduction, of ,10c. per 100 pounds on  *..Implements at $625,paying and taking  all (grades "of   refined   sugar.  Smith's receipt for the same.      Da.wj  0   ���������    -     -       - large     '  General Dry Goods and Furs.  Carpets and House Furnishings  Men's Furnishings  Boots  and   Shoes  Our China Department too  will be par/  (fcularly attractive,    X      X     X X  The Zingari Orchestra will attend each  evening.   " X   ���������������������������-. X     :J_X''- ' 'X X  S BAY  CALGARY  THE  COAL  STRIKE  Shenandoah, Pa., Oct.���������Advices received her-.- today state .that the North  Franklin colliery at Drewerton, operated by the . Reading company, is  idle, the employees having failed to  report for  work.  Hazelton. Pa:. Out. 0.-���������Eight Italians  employed on the night shift of the  Calvin Pardee and company's colliery  it Latimer, were attacked on the road  leading from that place to Hollywood  early this morning by 25 women who  had marched from Mllnesvilie. Tho  women were mostly Hungarians. A  few of the women were armed with  clubs, but most of them carried stones  of various sizes ln their aprons. The  workmen did not attempt to defend  themselves, hut ran awav and were  (���������-oon out ot the reach of the excited  Hungarian women.  Wilkesbarre. Pa.. . Oct. 6.���������Everything is quiet'in the Wyoming district  today. There was no attempt to. resume operations at any'or the old collieries and tho strikers ure orderly.  Shenandoah. Pa., Oct. 6.���������The eighth  eglment left for homo Thursday morning. General Gobin says he hopes io  have all the soldiers away by the end  of the present ween. v  ���������    GREAT  STORM   IN  FRANCE  _Parls.-Oct. G���������Heavy storni3 througli-  and  Smith   had    therefore    a  amount  of money on   their   persons |t,-,v  and  for some  '; BRYAN .'.ON -.TOUR  when nothing wm heard of them | v        fc ��������� ,  SE 8������mw-r���������\on&VIhh   ^ today/made: less.'than .'a half 'dozen  TJTi !      ���������r     HC     start-Id   to speeches, and travelled by easy stages  thing  was   wrongs.    Po _  started_ to rrom  PtirtaBe cltJr    ^    tWs    place  speaking only at Portage, Columbus  Watertown.   Oconomowoc   and   Wau  make >������flu.,rie������   ,^i��������� "������   JS511?! speaking'only ai*PortoBe."cotambSS;  whereabouts.     Information   *hicb   he  -n^,,,.,^..^   V, ���������,���������_���������..' .,   ������r���������..  received   from   various ; sources    con-        .  firmed   his   conclusions.     He    drove    "-    ������*-  to Boisscvain  and  from    thence    to  Brandon, and finding no trace of them  interviewed Detective Foster of    that  FOS,TEI}   NOMINATED  city,  who  agreed  to    look     Into    the' ,St   John. N.  B..  Oct 5,-Mr.  Geo. &  matter ' I'ostiT  was nominated  here yesterday  Gordon . was evidently looking for by the Conservatives, and it is likely  indications of trouble, heard that a'that-Mr. Blair will bo the Liberal can-'  detective j?aB on his way to Invest!-, dldate. This -will make tho contest,  gate the. matter and skipped one one of the moat interesting of the  Sunday-nighf country.  Chief Elliott ofthe provincial police  o   commenced work on the case as soon 1 A MANITOBA FIRE  as. notified, and* ho. was   accompanied'  -���������'������������������! tfjr'CMef -McRae' of ���������-.Winnipeg,., a-nd Winnie*.' Sep." ������:���������Hill 'ttitf' Mai-  ', Dctectly-d "'Fwktor . of Brandon. '- . loty's^ lkt������c -ccnefa) store "waa burned  >:-' Their . fnTeetlgatlons ..resulted -, U-to'.thc.*irouna..wllf> contents y������sterday.  ,"' today.B.dHfc'overy.-, An iqaivest will be The ���������'stocic' wjdi;'.valued at J12.W0. tho  held .o? Monday. t  *tnft-uniB<io'.%������taaka'awn  Winnipeg, Oct. 5.���������Her excellency  Lady Minto arrived in the city at  about 19:30 last evening by special  train, accompanied by her three  daughters. Arthur Gyise. secretary  to Ix>rd Minto, and Sergeant' Rogers  make up the.party.". At.the depot his  honor Lieutenant" Governor Patterson was waiting to receive IJady Minto  and escorted the party" to their carriages. A mounted escort of seven  Dragoons In charge of Sergeant Rout-  ledge, accompanied the carriages to  Government house. Lady Minto will  be here until Monday.  Hon. Mr. Davidson and Robert  Rodgers left yesterday for St. Paul  accompanied by Superintendent 'Van-  derslice of the Northern- Pacific railway. Their visit ' Is in ^connexion  with railway "matters and it'is believed there that" the government will  shortly make proposals of purchase  from the company' of all its lines in  Manitoba to be operated in connexion with the main system as a government road.  Wheat prices are as follows: Fort  William 89c:   Brandon 76c.  out France have done much damage to  property and "live stock. Many of the  rivers are overflowing. The win"  growing vieyards are the greatest sufferers. ~ Over a. large area, the vineyards have been terribly injured, the-  vines having been beaten down' and  in many cases, they are almost ruined.  The damage done in the Haute Pyren-  nes amounts to a disaster. The situation in so critical in the Burgunois,  hone and^the -Saune Vill vineyards  that in'' response to the urgent requests of.the growers the minister of  war. General Andre, is sending troops,  to aid in toti harvesting.  O   FIRE AT WELBECK ADHEV  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  .Head Office.  Capital Authorized,  Capital Paid Up,  Rest, - -   -  Toronto.  - $2,500,000.00  $2,458,603.00  $1,700,000.00  GOVERNOR   ROOSEVELT'S  TOUR  Has Been   Sneaking   Contlnuouslv for  -'Thirty Days. . -  Rock Island. Oct. 6���������Governor Roosevelt, who spoke in this city and Davenport. Iowa, last night is beginning  to feel the effects of the arduous work  undertaken by him at the request or  the Republican campaign managers.  Governor Roosevelt since hTs initerary  through the north western ' '-��������� stated  started, has been speaking from 10 tr������  20 time* each day. closing the day's  labors usually with a night mcetlnc.  He haa now been on this journey fn"1  more than 30 days, and though strons  beyond the powers of most men to e."-*  dure, he is beginning .to ob'ow signs  of dlstr-ess and failing-voice...    .     .   ..  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.  Howland,  President  T.R.Merritt,Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William-Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Elias Rodgers  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,     Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portage la Prairie  Prince       Albert,        Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario: ,  Essex, Fergus,- Gait, Ingersoll,  Llstowel, ��������� Niagara FallB, Port  Colborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, StThomas,  Toronto, Welland, '.Woodstock,  Hamilton. ,  Quebec:  Montreal:  Savings Bank jUepartment���������Deposits  of_-fi-and-upward6-recelved-and-ln--  tereet  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 Jar** A*������-  tralia, New Zealand etc.,.  Gold ��������� purchased.        ���������-1 *.".���������" ���������  This  bank  issues  Special  Receipts  which  will be accounted for at any  of the Hudson'B  Bay Co's  Posts  in  the Tukon and Northern districts.  A. ft. B  HEARN.  Manager Rpvehitolce" Branch.  London. Oct. 8.���������A serious lire occurred at Welbeck Abbey. Notlng-  homshire. the famous seats of tho  Dukes of Portland. The Oxford: wing  wa.s ffut'ed. The full extent of the  damage cannot be estimated at present. ,. The priceless pictures and furniture were saved. The Duke and  Duchess or Portland are at present absent  from  home.  Later.���������Tho damage done to Wel-  b.-'ck "Abbey was estimated at J300.00U.  bul this is an "exaggeration, as the art  treasures were saved.  SOCIALISTS AND SOLDIERS  Serious Conflicts    During    a Belgian  '    - Concert    ,  Belgium, Oct.- G.���������A. serious conflict  took place between a number of So*  cialists and soldiers during, a performance" by aN regimental band. The latter was playing a regimental air and  the Socialists , began singing revolutionary songs and stoned the ,soldlers  who were in company with the bandsmen. The soldiers ^hereupon .drew  their swords and in the conflict, which  followed several persons were wounded severely.   .,  THE SENSATION  OF THE  HOUR  HUGH JOHN'S DISTINCT PLEDGE  WARNER IS  DEAD  "..-Toronto.i'-Oct.     8.���������Isaiah   ,-Warter,  lieepet ot i'litiroronto government'plg-  S������ry at'J_. n-ter, died    late Saturday  The India office In Britain has sent Inight'A* .a'THUM   of;the  injuries' re-  a .cheaue for  ������40.000 to the Canadian 'ceived'In a scuHle. with' Edward Tav-  Eo\-er?Biej{t 'tor military clothing trup-.���������"''  '  "       "--=---.*���������  plied" by Dominion cprntr-acto*?." .  Joha'-MotMncham.. a   fairdliar figure '  The Conservatives   Will  Remove  the  Entire Duty on Agricultural Implements.,,  .Winnipeg, Oct..5���������The sensation or  the hour in Manitoba is Hugh John  Macdonald's declaration ' on tariff at  the meeting at Brandon last night-  He said: "If elected as a representative of Brandon, ho would pledire  himself to use whatever influence hr.  had to have the entire duty, removed  from agricultural implements. This  was a, distinct pledge and he intended  to carry it out. When combines are  formed to raise the price of any article beyond its proper price, he" was  prepared, although a firm believer in  protective tariff, to remove that protection and force the combines to open  competition with the world. If the  Conservatives resume oflice such action will he taken as will end all  trade combines in Canada at once and  forever.  KILLHD  IN  THE WOODS  ih"'Winnipeg,  Vi .->'..t"*������������>o������*i.  choked    to    death    at  .. Ottawa. Oct. 6.-*-;M'r. Benajmin Mc-  ernler a few Smsa'ago, J^uItln*.1f,rOTh.,_3K>nal*d. who.resided', with hie -fanrllv  a fcpt political dlBCui^������.7','-*>veriifefc.-on lfl^a:f'Stnrer."wa������>filMed."'iota' ftfon-  lir at. pre-seif*..' held     on'a." choree or <iay.'list In. ChV,."8_iaritI������*-g" "in tuc Son  Lj:.X'm.jLtmi.te< : #!*������**..'-> *_I11       <H-Hn.wL������.L '    *._     ..-T   _������������������"__   -ml -��������� ii".'-. .'-      SL    ���������. '���������  ' rnJtir'wlll    'p"mb������Wy' be  JHFWWfrTW-mWmm  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1866.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Authorized Capital  Paid up Capitol  Rast Fund  iJ2.500.000  2.170.000  1,860,000  DIRECTORS:  Wu. Molson Macphkrson, President;  S. H. Ewma, Vlce-PreeWeot '  W. M. Ramsay, Samukl, Fislky, Hkney AitcuiHALn, J. P. Clkoiioiin,  H. Markla.vd Molson.  Jamks Elliot, General Manager.  A general banking business transacted.     Interest allowed at currf nt:  rates. J. D. MOLSON,  Mamaoeb, Rjcvelstoke, B.C.  J, D. Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $1 oo PER DAY  The  Columbia  House.  Good accommodation. ',&. "good i.'tt  ' well supplied   with- choice wia���������  .' ' " '       -.''���������"''-'  liquors and cigars.'      * ���������  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Brown  & Pool  Proprietors  P. 5URNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  Feed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  Saddle and   Pack  Horses Always  for Hire.  Freighting  and  Teaming  a  Specialty.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning nt      d clock  for Trout Lake City.   For particulars write  CRAIG A: HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing  ;!l  ably furnished ' with ' the choicest  the market affords. Beet Wines  Liquors and Cigars. Large, light  hedrooms. Rates    SI . a    day.  Monthly rate. :     .  '. . ������  CANADIAN    PACIFIC  AND SOO LINE.  "; FAMOUS     :  "IMPERIAL Ll.MITED"  FAST DAILY SERVICE   BETWEEN AT-  : LAHTIC AND PACIFIC.  ' Kiist-clafcs sleepers on all Trains.  Tourist Oar? pass Revelstoke daily for  SU Paul, Fridays for Montreal and  Boston, Sundays and Wednesdays tor  Toronto. . .  Improved connecting t-et vice to and  from  KOOTENAY COUNTRY.  DAILY   TRAINS.  K'v-t. West  4 Ml arr.         Revelstoke. arr. 21.21)  i!">U-,           Rtfvelsuike. 1 v. 21.33  '"  To and from Kootenay points.  5.00 lv. RevelBtoke. arr. 21.W  efcatge* to ���������qMMUriaughtw.  H-ne near Warren, Ontario.- lie' leaves  x tridowi.dpd two childrwa. -   .   ,  For Ka-LPS'. Ticket**, and full information apply to ngent Kevelsioke, or  E. J.^0VLE.  V������n*a������vfr. ���������������'  T.W. MADS8AW.   '  Ateii.1' "  S-TeH*������kff  ROBERT SAMSON.  Wood Dealer  and Draymarj.  . Draytas and delivery, work a as-adal-  tjr. . Teams always ready oa shortMt  hoUm.      ContraMa fur VkhklBK takaa.  REVELSTOKE  IHON WORKS  Black smithing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe" Fitting,  Tinsmithing. bheet Iron  Work, Machinerj Ke-  ��������� paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ���������tOBT. GORDON  Revelotokft-  tTndertakiar *������������*.��������� Xmbalmia?  ���������^-5 if *-H-+++++*'*4'*-*-*+*'H-4-^'-H *i*  t  fr  fr  %  fr  fr  fr  *  fr  fr  t'  fr  fr  fr  ���������5*  ���������+  fr  fr  fr  fr  wr. m.i.  Prescriptions  Our Prescription Department in unequalled lor lhe care and skill with  welch our prescriptions arc prepared.  We rarrv ulsrcf -nock ol tho 1'iircst ol  Drills a':id Chemicals.  llt'livenc*-.   made to any part of the  Cliy.  Night Bell on Door.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  KEVELSTOKE  j. *-H.*.*.^+*.}H-+.w-***-!--r-r'l.-r'r>:  Coming Events.  Ntiv. 1.���������Benelit concerl. and  under niispict'-s of K. of P  It. Trainmen, in nper  ihous  dunce,  mil 11. of K  t/j/tUirt,' Ainu fiur&tsAs Mxyf ������������&  OUR WESTERN LEADER  Local and  General  News  ' Up till polling day or until further notice j  the regular mectiujr of thc Liberal-Conservative Association will be held every  Wednesday evening at 8 o. k. m their  rooms in the Oddfellow.- Hall. The  Finance and Managing Committees and  the Committee on the Voters Lists will  meet at the same place and hour every  Monday and Saturday.  Ask for El Presidente Cigar.  T. 11. I'ickiird left, town on AVednus-  d.iy evening for the must.  Mis. Ileum hn-*** letnrned homo from  her visit to the const.  \V. B. Pool, iiuiniiner of lhu Nettie  "Ij.. arrived in town on Tuesday evening.  Dr. Burgess lvis returned from n  snecH'sful liusiuuss visit to (iolden  iind Field.  15. J. Macdonald of Kamloops h.is  hf.,.1-1 irii7."������tpd us returning offieer for  Yale Cariboo.  Porto Rico Cigars, 5 fcr 50c. at  Brown's Tobacco Store.  ' B. li. Atkins, collector of H. M..  Customs, hns returned from liis trip  lo the coast.  Frank Brown got hack from his  visit to the New Westminster fair on  "Wednesday.  Grand Muster Watson of the A. F.  it, A. M. will pay a visit to Kootenay  lodge tomorrow.  L. J. Edwards, the station agent at  Alliert Canyon, has been appointed  agent at Nakusp,  W. J. Goe.pel. provincial auditor, is  in town to conduct the transfer at the  government oflice.  J. V. Perks the popular proprietor  1 if the Victoria, returned yesterday  from a shooting trip in the Okiiiiiigan.  ���������Flat to Rent���������suitable for a small  family,  over the Emporium  Apply  Parlors,  to M.  K.  McKenzie  Aveuu  Lawson,  J. Fa-llis has been busv | rcinovinp  II. G. Parson's stock from Front St.  to the old A., McDonald warehouse  this week.  J. T. Campbell, wlio has been residing here I'or the last year, went to  Salmon Arm. with Mrs. Campbell and  family on Wednesday  Assistant Manager Cross   of Winni-  came in from the   west on   Wed-  HUGH JOHN MACDONALD  "There shall only be one flag for  Canada and that���������The Union Jack."  ���������Hugh John at Montreal,  A Searching  Test���������  a  visit to Dr.   and  pei:.  nesday morning on  Mrs. Cross.  The militia pay roll is leady for  ���������sieniiiR at T.ivloi" tc George's store.  Members will oblige by calling in and  signing as soon as possible.  There will be the usual services in  Si. Peter's church on Sunday nest,  i-inliteenlh after Trinity, Rev. C. A.  ProcunierofliciatinR.  ���������l^niis Lafoi-iiii. lias purchased villa  lot block 0. Mr. Laforme* desires to  inform the public that on unci after  Nov. 1st the road leading across the  said lot to ihe cemetery will be closed.  W. Scott, who for a lung lime has  iii led the office of mining recorder al  Illecillewaet. is the HERALD- believes,  to succeed F. C Fauquier ai. Nakusp.  The Herald congratulates Mr. Scoct.  uu a well earned promotion.  R. Arnistionp and family of Illicille-  weal, went through yesterday for  Nelson. Mr. Arnisu-onj; has received  promotion from beinu station agent  at IllicilliiWiiet lo train despatciier al,  Nelson.  F. G. Fauquier, mining recorder at  Nakn-p, lias been notified of his  ~-7Tppfiiiumerit~i'is���������Gold���������Com inissioner  here, vice H. N. Couisier. let out, and  will assume charge 011 Monday. Mr.  Fauquier catiie up from Nakusp last,  night ar.d is registered at the Revelstoke.  Although the .date of liie general  .���������lection hn= been set for Nov. 7th. in  liunard and Yale-Cariboo constit-  uer.cies in this province, owing to  their extensive area, the date for the  pulling is left m lhe discreliw of fhe  letiiruiiiir itticer. who in our case- is  1). J. McDonald, assistant Dominion  I>aiid.s and Crown Timber atjent at  Kamloops.  The partnership hitherto existing  lietween Messrs. {Sawyer -fc Manning  in the siush and door factory has been  disolvwl and tt. Sawyer is now running the biuiineiis alon^. He intends  to ke"p up the 1-eputHtion, wliich the  '��������� factory b������������ enjoyed in th-*- past for  ' turning out fine work und 1.0 maintain  the inslitutioo ii������ tlie front rank of  0111* busiuesK industries.  Tlie annual Harvest Home services  of the. Methodist church will be held  on Sunday nr'JCL. Special sermons hy  lhe Pastor at the regular bom's of  service. The choir-will render choice  apd appropriate inu.-ic for I he occasion.  There will bu a sunrise meeting at lirSO  a. m. and the evening service wili close  wilh an -Evangelistic: meeting. A  cordial invitation is extended to  strangers iu the ci:y to be present.  The court of revision for the voters  lists is to lie held oi) Nov. Sth. A.s the  election here may possibly not come,  off for some lit.lle'liiiiR after that date,  there should still be time to get names  on llie voiei-s' lists. All Conservatives  who ;in_ not .sure about their names  being on should attend to this matter  ;il once. The. vnleis' lists can lie seen  at the Conservative rooms any Monday, Wednesday-or Saturday evening  i.r'at any time iii J. D. Sibbald's.  Kevelsl'o'l-te  and   Selkirk   lodges   of  the   I.' Q. p. T". rec-Vived a-.visit   from  Grand   Mn,6te|- .Johnson   on. Tuesday  and entertivfiiejj'hini at   a   supper   at  ��������� the (>ri������rals*(4yj3nfftt   25   ?'at down to  the repast, \vhicli .wifthsei-ved   ih   first  class   style and   a very pleasant, evening   spent   by   the   nieiiihers   ol    lhe  ���������' ' ft-wtfrtiit*' and   tljf**r .guests*.��������� -' Bro.  Gordon filled the .chair.     Ono   ofthe  visiting   lirethern.   Mr.    Blackeby   of  Kingston, who accompanied the Grand  -Masler, gave'ati address on the   woik  '���������futile', order-    which    was- greatly  a'pifci,iti'd.  Bert Gainer came np from Ferguson  this week on *i visit to his family.  Sam Mr Coll ciime up last night  from Ferguson.  Lookout for Miss Irene McCrum in  Serpentine Dance at Benefit Concert,  Nov. 1.  ���������Lady wants position as housekeeper to gentlemen. Good cook, highest  references. ��������� Address "C" IIkhai.d,  Revelstoke, B.C.  Clivc Philips-Wcilley has been asked  In run us Conservative candidate for  Vancouver riding, in place of John  Bryden, who has declined the noiiiiii-  ,-ition.  The Conservative candidate. Mr.  MacNeill is at present in the Boundary  country. He will keep on travelling  from now till the eve ot the election  and intends to visit every portion of  the constituency.  A special Gazette received this  morning gives the names of the new  license commissioners for tin; province.  For Revelstoke district, they are Geo.  T. Newman of Arrowhead, A. Olson  of Trout Lake, Robt. Gordon of  Revelstoke. with Const. Upper as  chief license inspector.  R. Blackiiioie was sent up to Surveyor Buck's camp at 12 Mile with .1  message ordering the pari v to return  to lown. The reason of this order is  not known to the Ukkai.ii, but. it is  possible that it. may have some!him:  to do with the change 111 the Gold  Commissioner's office.  Thos. Taylor M. P. P., ciinie up from  tlie south last, night and went west  tliis morning witli lion. XV. C. Well.--,  Commissioner nf Lands and Works,  wlio passed through on bis way In  his home in Palliser. Tin: object of  Mr. Taylor's trip is to urge upon Mr.  Wells "lhe necessity of getting I he  work on tin; wagon road to. Ca rues  Creek started at once.  Great, interest is hi-ine taken in the  opening of the Colville Indian It'sei-  vation which the U. S. Government  has announced will take plac ��������� shortly  The country is said to be of extienie  fertility, and 11 rush similar to that  wliich "took place when Okloliouio  was thrown open to settlement is  being looked for. The Reservation i-  in the Northern part of Washington  Stale, mill close up to the Canadian  Bounilnrv. The principal places in  the neighborhood are Molson. Clie.-.-nv  and Bolster which are within a few  miles of the Boundary Line, and they  -are���������mnst���������e.-isily-^���������reached ^_h>u_-JJic  Canadian Pacific: Railway".-- new  Boundary Creek extension to Midway,  the dis'ance from that, point being  only 1!) mile������ to Bol-ter, 20-i to Clu-saiv  and"Zlh to Molson by a good waggon  road. " In the past "difficulty has been  experienced in getting freight shipments to those parts owing to lack nf  Customs facilities, hut now th5-- wil'  he completely overcome as the Unit' d  States Government has just assigned  a Customs Ofllcer to Midway lo  facilitate the transfer of American  freight to those points.  In these Days of Hurry  and Rush the Medicines you  Use should be of the Highest  Grade, and Absolutely Pure.  fjgr ��������� Our tests rnnvliiuo us that wo  jtafr��������� 11 ni selling tin.'������W~ l'ineM  _pMf- (.initio ul WOT" DllUliSlii the  gjtKT-    thc market,   Qur volume of        trade  gives  lis   SJSV frosli  supplies of uvcrotnliiK In our  line at trcqiuuit Intervals,  and you have the advantage  here.  imar-  wqr-  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOIl 11I.OCK,  McKenzie Avc  H.G. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  ���������   Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B.C.  TAYLOR & GEORGE.  "m LBADINS STORE"  LATH JAMES GI I.I. & CO.  Great Bargains  LIn Clothing  Men's All Wool Tweed Suits  Regular Prices, $8, $10, 16  Cut to $4, $6, $8  PANTS  nis.  Men's all Wool, Serge and Tweed  REGULAR PRICE���������$2-$3-and $4  CUT TO���������$i 00���������$i so--!p'2.  NECKWEAR  Men's Beautiful Silk Ties  REGULAR   PRICE���������50C-60C���������75c���������and ?i 00  CUT TO���������20c. each.  HATS  REGULAR PRICE-$i 50-S200���������$2 50���������$3 oo-!S3 75'���������$4 00  CUT TO���������$1 00���������$1 50���������$2 00���������$3 00���������$3 25  We are also giving a Cash Discount of 20 per  eent. off all our BOOTS and SHOES  OLOSING  OTJTT  SALE   GOODS AT YOUR OWN  PRICES  EVERYTHING MUST GO  NOW ON AT  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie-Ave.  Red Koso Decree mecu ���������.vcoml and fourth  Fridays ot each month; White Hone nosron  l',10?,"1 "t Friday of enoh mnntli.lo Oddfollowe,"  Hall.   VlsUiiiK brethren weleomc.  WM.MATHKRS,  ���������Secretary.  n C Per Cent  1658.  .Ii'ifiilar -meetings are held ln tho  Oddfellow's Hall on lhe Third Friday of eaeh month, nt 8 p.m. sharp.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  THOS. STEED, W.M.  TAVLOR a &B0ftai  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  McKenzie  Avenue.  ON ALL SUMMER GOODS  which Inelndex ,  I LAWN SPRINKLERS  I UK CREAM   FHEKZEKS  Only TWO REFRIGERATORS  WATER COOLERS  WATER FILTERS  COAL OIL STOVES  Dnnt foruet to'ask for the discount..  This o'fer is oiien to thu end of  tho  111U.1-.11.  W. M. Lawrence  I Hardware. Tinware. Stoves.  1'alnts. OI'.b and GIukm.  'Agent for Hamilton Powder Co.  Reduction  Court  Mt. Begbie.  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets In the Oddfellows'Hnll,on lllG HOnOIKl  mid fourth Mundavx of  each month. Vix'ttinir  liri'llifen luvlled to attend.  II. U. ATK1NP, C.W. MITCH KM.,  Chief Uoii((or. Hcc-Scc.  Gold Range Lodge it. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  Jli'ids every XVi'Uni'Kiiiiy in  OddfcllinvK' Hull nt-SoVliiL'k  Vit,i,in*^ Knifthts invited.  Wm. Ma-tukwk. (5. C.      ::::::  J. Savaok. K. 01- It. & S."  H.. HOLD1CFI  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  . AND ASSAYER.  Royal Sehool of Mines, London.    Seven vosrn'  at.   Morfa   Works,   Stt'amea.     17   year-4   (Iliiel  f.'hemlst  to WlRiin Uoal and Iron Co.,   Enc  I.nte rhemlM and Assaycr, Hall Miiies, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  A Dainty Timepiece  The lon;r, delicate chain is tho correct adjunct for a'  Dainty Time Piece, and Is us-eul lu mi many other  ways you cim't nfford to be without one,  We offer specfnl bargains in these fashionable chains  either with or without the watch.  GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller  ���������1 Mackenzie Avenue.  THE   FRED   ROBINSON    LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  epers  S3&- Now ir. 111.;  Winter'!  lime   m   put  supply of  in   you:  Vegetables  at reasonable prices.   Thcjroods arc  fi:-t cla--s ancl Include  POTATOES. TURNIPS,   CARROTS  BEETS, ONIONS. PARSNIPS,  A!*-o fur >ale about 10 ton>- of  HAY  MARRIED  HonsON-LP.wiS-On the 10th in������t. hy  Rh.v. Father Thnyei" at the Rnmmi  Cutholiu church. Revelsnkp. Mr. A.  llnliunn to .Miss Edyt.lt Lewis, holh  of Rcvelstnkt'.  S..D. CROW.LE,,  of*9-S_n  KeveUtoke. P.O.  j. A.  FRBTZ  Contractor  and Builder  Houses and Stores to Rent  and For Sale.  Oil and lifter I his dutp emf prices fur (hit Firewood will   lie as   follows:-  $100 Per Cord at Mill  $2.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH.  FRED ROBINSON. ��������� ��������� ��������� Mana-sjing Director.  T.aree and Well Lighted  Sample 'looms   Healed hv lint  Hells and l.ij  Kroc Kns Meets All Trains  Keasouahli' Kales    Air and Electric!  *ln In every room  Xlnlit  Honrlv Ptreut Car  Iletweei1 Hotel and Station  .HOTEL  VIOTOB/IAj-  JOHN V. I'RHKB, I'lwiiMtiKTim.  (.irlirj'... ci .'n (".nnuctloii for the Convenience of Rursts  ^������v������0s*������lk������9- 1  0 lia o  A GOOD  NAME....  is better than riches   We have tho name ot maklni;  the only Stylish Suits In Town  ��������� for durability and mmllly  they also excel.  _TRY ONE  RS. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  ^..j.4,^.4,j.^.^..|.i,^,^.-+.j,^i,^,^.i,<M|,^,^iiliii>  EDISON'S  STANDARD   ..  PHONOGRAPH  Willi nil Hie latest iinprovi-invnia  ���������-will lake and reproduce roeiiriN.  ���������lrlce -fj.-, complete, Incliidlui;  I'eeorder, Ui.prodcicer, l'.rr.-s Horn  lapphire slmi-lni; Knife. Kar  lu has. .(.'aim-Is Hair lsni--.li. Oil -A  ( an���������also hai fa doj-.eu reeonis ami  books of instruction.  All nature is smiling and tow���������  .   Should yon ko liuntlni; todav:  And shout, hv irnod luck,  Bear, Berr, l'arlrld(;o nr Due];,  1 can mount 'em for moderate pay.  H.W. EDWARDS, Taxidermist  Third Street, Revelstoke, ll. (!.  I'. O. llox���������Vi.  GIVK YOU TKETJI AT'l'KN'TION  When they Ilrst need It. heforc thev  Bivu you pain, thereby avoiding neeil-  lesHsiilTcriiiK and asssurlni; more satis-  factory and nermanont work, and at less  cost, than If loft until the laiter Mare*  of decay. "   ,  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  1  : * Taylor lllock.  C. J. AM AN  :clng About It . . .  f f \ ou ji ro talk in jr of a Fall  Suit, we want to do a little  talking, too.  Our New Goods are Just in  so we are. infi-Tcsted'. aiid Vve  tliiiiK we can interest you by-  showing tliem.  Elegniit Suiting for Full,  Mens' Fiirtii.-hings, etc'. Come  in and see them.  j. B. CRESSMAN  M.-iCKENZll*: AVENIM..  NOTICE  Notice Is herehv criven that one month after  date of record I 'intend tn apply to Ihe Ulih-f  Commissioner of Lands and Works to porchnsc  ,=Oacrc.iof land In ihodl-Mrli'tof WV������t kootenay,  described pj. follows: C'ommencinput a post,  marked ' Alexander Oreen. >'orth-c������������t cnrnnr"  placed on the ll't'i bank of Duncan ill ver,  adjoining post marked "-Samuel Luffman,"  nb.Mil fifteen chains Ponth of thc Jnnctlnn of  lluncan P.Ivor and ihe West Fork, IhenceSoutli  fortv (IU) chains thence west twcnty(2(i)clialns,  thence North forty (I-i) chains, thence Ka-it  twenty (20) chains to place of eommencetaent.  Dated at West l-'ork, Duncan River, B.C., lhe  'i-ith day of September, lOO"!.  0Ctl2-lm4t ALEXANDER GREEN'.  i.********-t-l-***************     . -  fr   @J)  fr We Repair  +   '"^  % WATCHES  % CLOCKS,  fr and all kinds of Jq-wClcry  fr  "v*      7f ihe   work   is   not satiKlac'.ory wc  j_   refund your money.  ���������j*  ������ WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK  * ,       and stand by our Kuaranl.'.r.  .$,  Ji.      Wc alsocarrva ^ocd line of WaH'hcs  J* and Jewellery,' which we di-po*e of st  fr  Lu moderate prices. +  I E.M. ALLUM, i  * The T.eadinK ' .-.  fr Watclirr.aker and -ic*.v**h.r. ^.  JL   First Street, next door to Hkrald oflice.  fr  fr. *  ********************* *****-(���������  **************************  Baker  .A XI)       ...  Confectioner  Bread - Delivered - Daily  CALL AND 1XSPBCT OUR STOCK OK  NEW-  GROCERIES  PENDRAGON  HO'l'h'.l   .       --���������arrw^.  CAMBORNE, B. C.  m  LEWIS BEOS.  SUCCESSORS TO FAYETTE I'.IJKEI'.  X*XJXJiJJS\GXJi.Xj, HEAL ESTATE  G-E2iTEK,A.Xj I2srSTT_ER,A.3SrOE AGJ-E3STTS  ..FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE.  Money to Loan on Easy Terms.  Rents Collected.-  One door east of Molson's Bank  SOLE AGENT  ..LOTS FROM ,$150 UP..  ���������     -ON   EASY   TERMS-  ���������-44t4{+44[4f4C4[4f444l**44Ml4HH(44t4l4[+  **gL  K. H. MAINE,  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  ^'!@!-^l������!^l*^!@^'!^!^^)������ 0^)������@(^*^^������^  }$>..,  M  M  W  w  I������  ���������Mi)  lleiulniiarlcrs for the l'ish River  Minint; Distiiet.  Camborne Is situated at tho eonfTm-noo of  Fish River and Pool Creek and fs nUbim e������sy  distance of the mines of the rich camp.  FIRST GLASS ACCOMMODATION  The liar is' supplied witlv first-class Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  Jl'. M. mjCIIANA-T ���������     :       :      rrxiprictor.  Address Cimitorne vlnO-nanpIfk.  FOR SALE  Furniture and Equipment of C. P. R.  Boarding House;- Field. B. C.  Apply to D. ALTON,  seiisitr ,     .  .   *, .|H|(]- ���������(,_  TRY  Japanese  Toothaclie  Drops  For to cure Toothache.  '.rs have iried il iiml would   bank   ou  its.  ONLY !50." PER BOTTLE  FIELD & BEWS  Druituisis and Stationers    :    lUiiwn lllock.  NllillT llKI.L.  Jas. I-, "Woodrow^..  BHTCHER  Ruluil Denlrr 111���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in'Season'....  All orders promptly filled.  Tuition ���������  MIRSM. E.KNrSLKr.irriuIuatcnf Thilsdelnbia  Conservatory 01 .Music, is   iirepared  to give  music  lessons on , either -piano   or    0rRr.11  4?rln.? .'������������������������������������������nn������Wo.    Innuirc. at rcsidenre or  Mb. h.. S. Jacesos, Fourth street.  THE.-  CIIY EXPRESS  .     E. W. B. l'AGET, 1'rop.  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage, etc., to  nny partof tlio City.  Any Kind of Transferrin?  Undertaken  All orders loft nt K. M. Sinvthe's Tnbo'cto  Store, 07 hy Tt-lopUonc No.Vjjj will receive  piompi alien lion.  For Sale:  Chatham Waf-rmM���������3 inch rtonhJo tires���������nr KO  siewi-*.-*-.! inch ninuers���������tail.  Harness���������j������-r sett���������4.1s.  ���������Apcrcjora, i!i>ni|i tutu���������f 1.1.  Vnek SaiMles���������nl fXM.  The   above, although second hand, are In  first-class conditiuu.  Applv to ,"  T. CSKAIMM.  Alliert Canyon, H. C.  Its all Right  Providing you nre p.'itroiiiziiij?  tlie Steam Laundry.  Wk need yniit' .support. Do wc  merit it ?   'Come- now   let  us  ��������� reason together. Can you give  us any just reasc-n why wu  should not do your washing? J'  P. BUKER,        l;  ... . Projarietor,.,'-.' X',',,P*hc'ne'.13;  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  IX the Matter of the Estate or  Itobert Somes, late of llevcl-  aloko, EiiKinoer, deceased.  .Vntiro is hereby Riven punniant to Htntuto  that oil creditors and othera havliiK elalinM '  against tbo estate nl the Moid itobert Somes,  wlio iliefl on or about tho' lUlh April, lHWI, ar������  required, ou or before tbe 15th dav of October, ���������  1SW), tosend )���������>- post prepaid or deliver to Mr.  rico. S. MeCarter of Ruvelstoko, Solicitor for  Mar j Somes the. Administratrix of thc estate  of safd deceasetMheirOhristinn and 'surnames,  addresses and descriptions, tho full particular****,  of their claims, thostatoment of thelraeeounts  and the natures of tho securities, if any, held  by them, nil duly verified. ���������  And notice Is further Riven that after siirh  last mentioned date the said Administratrix  will proceed to distribute thc said estate ofthe  deceased anion*; the parties ontitled thereto,  having roK-nrd only to the claims of which she  shall then have notice and that the said'  Administratrix will not be liable for the said  assets or any part-thereof to anv person or  of whose claims notice shall not' have been  received by her at the time of such distribution.  Hated the 4th day of September, A.D., 15W1.  CiE'O. S3. McCARTER,  Solicitor for Mary Somes,' Administratrix  of the Estate of Robert Somes, deceased.  NOTICE UNDER THE "CREDITORS' TRUST DEEDS ACT."  Notice is hereby-given that Wjllintn M.  Lawrence of tbe town of Kevelstoke; in the  Province of British Columbia, Hardware"  Merchant, has made- an assignment to mc.  James Henry Ashdown, of tho Citv 'of  Winnipeg, in the.Province of Manftohn,  Wholesale Hardware Merchant, for the benefit  of his creditors. ... ,  Thesaid deed bears.date the* 18th day of  fcptenrber, A.D.. 1WH1, and was executed hv  thesaid James Henry Ashdown'oh the "1st  day of September, A.H.'IOOO.  Dated at Winnipeg, this 2-lth day  of  Sont-  einber,-A.Di'J90i)..   * - 1 :,-< ���������       ..-���������....��������� 3. *���������*....,  ' -. / "  ���������:���������*. ��������� j    . J.II.ASHDOWy, ��������� :  oct2--lm-l*,nr    -       *-',-,     -;, .   .   ���������Vm-*-,,-,-.    ������������������  i  4  11  R.  ���������SB

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