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 7/a  /'VA'i4'..tu^t'  )������  r������9  Vol. IV.    No.   90  -ISST7B3D   TWICE-A-WBEK - TUBSBAYS   .A.3ST3D   FILIID^Trs���������  REVELSTOKE. B.C..   TUESDAY.  NOVEMBER 20, 1900.  $2.00 a Year in  Advance.  C. B. HUME  &C0.  Apples  Greenings  Baldwins  Russets  Spy s  If you want a really cnice  Barrel of Apples come and see  ours before purchasing.  I'x  /  vi  High  J^nalityi  Our shoes attract atten-  iionbecause of their high  quality, elegant appearance, and-reasonable price.  We assure you a  fit too���������that means  fort.  good  com-  We solicit an inspection  of our stock.  Overshoes  Rubbers  We handle the-cetebra-  Maltese Cross Brand..  They have no equal  C. B. Hume & Co,  >���������?v5 t*wl'������j( ilJr -, *��������� <;  r.ro-xulis...- p.-1'A-jt.-rJ.",-,'  WITH   STRATHCONAS HORSE.  Another Letter From Trooper Lewis  at  The Front.  Spitz Kop, Sept 13th.  Ifore I am still iu  thc   ring.     Since  leaving  Mitchiidodorp   wu  have been  11101*0 than chasing liners.    We hart no  opposition Lo speak  of until  reaching  Uadfontein  where thc  liners hi'Ul an  elegant position.     Wu weie tamped  in a valley, wilh only one   roail   out,  the way wv* crime   in did'nt   count ol  course,       rim   enemy hehl Ihe norlli  onil of tho valley, the roiul lying in the  euntro, thuiv position was al IcaHt  1CKKJ  feet high.   Buller said it was a  harder  pliicu to taku llian Laings   Nek.     Our  I'oliiuin   halted   for   three   days  a I t.o  gellier. waiting for   Inn   Hamilton to  come upon the left.   Judicium fiom the  inauociivrciiig thai took place   during  that   time   I   believe   Ihal  old Buller  was persuading the Boers to hold their  positions.   The first day the transport  was  all   loaded,   just   as   though   we  wero going   right through.      Reveille  sounded at -t:.'iO and   we   iiiarclied   al  six. Strathcoiia'.s'siippnrting the guns  'Ve had marched a mile when-��������� Bang I  and a shell dropp.-.l aliout   50   yds   on  oiii' left.     Stratheotia   was then right  in the open, close liy a farm house, (in  the garden of wliich   I   picked   tip the  enclosed  flower.-) so   wu    halted   and  dismounted, waiting foi orders.      Thinners kept shelling us with   shrapnei,  each shell dropping nearer to us.     We  began   to   ask   each   other   what are  they keeping us here   for.      You   can  safely bet that  it   was   anything   Inn  pleasant to he made a target ul',   wliil.-  Buller w.is trying   to   place   the'B'.ei  guns.     At   lust a shell   dropped righi  in the midst of us, wounding   a   hor-.  right in front of ine.,   1 could hear tin'  whirr, of  shrapnel    all   around     in.-  Then   wu   got   the   order   to  race I.i.  Oliver, about   a   mile   nearer the U.n-i  irons, they throwing shells   at   us   nl.  the time.       The   cover   was   a   sin il.  kopje.     Wj lay there all day under .1  hot Hi--,   .-.ne!Is   dropping   all   ar.niuii  and many a narrow shave   there,   wa-  but  not   one   of   us   was   hit.       T.i  casualties in the column    were   ami 1  30 hors.'sand   10   ni.-ii   hit.      L-.i.i...  cover at night  for   camp   we   11 id  cross right through   the   line   of   dr.-  Our turn came next day fur ca-.n.u 1 ..���������  The first day we came, into the   van, y  eight   men   from   my troop were -eiii  ahouf five miles t'o the "lelt lo 11 "1,.(','- ..  kopje,   which  commanded tile   v.-uiey  on the left.      .While . there   tliey' captured one man   who wis   sneaking   111  the rocks waiting I'm* a sniping chance  In the evening  the   picket   w.i.-,   th -i.  called in no one heing   sent mil, in   iv  lieve them.     The  3rd day  of our li il.  A. ii C Squadron were out   mi    pake,  duty.     Five   men   nf   C. were sen   .0  iclieve a   picket   winch  ^wna   pl-oinv  seen ou this same hill.   pivMi.n n>!}    a  British picket.      Bui.   tii i.-my li.i 1  seen the advantageous iio-nmu .1.1.1  seized it. Well. lhn-e lice m unu  111.ii'ched calmly up lo within   ,'iJJ   yd-  of the Boers who ilieu opened   Iir.   them. One of tlieni rode thin' .1 im  lire and hrought the wind into camp.  The others got into the best cnvei  theyN could, fought and died, iheu  hodies filled with bullets. Troop.-, 3  and-iof B >vere sent to relieve them,  but we.met with a hot v reception, .lie,  ing, utterly outmatched ill ,iiiunber.s  mill position and were foicedto i-eluv.'  losing two'uieii killed. 'The next day  2000 infantry in* sent to do the same  -work-assisted-liy-ai'tillery They_un.-t.  with no opposition. The following  day Buller was teady to move. They  look ii* all over tlie 1 alley in every  direction to dr.iiv Hre from the' Boer  guns, each move nearer (he Boer  position. It was a lovely job never  knowing when the .fun would really,  1 ommeiice. At I,ist it. was known  that Air. Boer had gone and we then  went .-liMighl up the road. . When  we gut lo the top and saw the portion  which the Buers had held, we uere  surprised lhat they had not held us  iheie. Behind Ihem was a large plain  making an easy retreat possible.  Place a table at one end of a 1 oom  wilh a slope 011 the 1 ear end and you  have a good idea ot' the position.  Soon afti r passing the top we caught  sight ol Jan Hamilton's column on our  left.-- We maiched that day all over  Hat country. ; Next, day we struck  Lydeuluug. No. 3 B. S. H. advance  guaid ns ever. "The Boers held the  hills N. E. of the town, their Long  Toms shelling the road ks ne passed.  Our troops inarched a couple of miles  past the town acting as outposts. We  made for a small kopje, scorning our  way as we went. Two hundred yards  further und we were tinder tire fiom  the hill. Of course we were expecting  it. but a little incident happened that  had never occurred before. Hai-dly  had the Boeis opened fire.' when���������  Bang! goes a gun on our left throwing shrapnel all over the hill. , It was  the first tiii'.o.we had ever been helped  by artillery fire, when on advance  guard, as we were always far in advance of the guns. Imagine our  delight when we learnt that it   was   a  Kut of a Canadian Buttery with Ian  auiiltoti. It felt, just like 11 tonch nf  home. The next day we started hunting Boers again, driving them over, a  rough mountain, whiety they had,  boasted that \ve could not follow. Tlio'  second day we caught sight of a Boer  convoy, climbing the other side of the  valley, We let. a yell out nf us and  started aftur them over a road where  only two horses could ride abreast.  But.although they looked snclosc they  were miles away o*ing in the winding  of the road. We struck their rear  guard and a Pom Pom. Darkness set  in, while wc were interviewing them  and we hail lo return to camp. A  Pom Pom is a hard gun to run apainsb  us it fires quicker ihaii ��������� 11 riBe. throw-  im: n noil"-! shell. >t hich has h' wicked  ^iHHHM^>f������������'������9������>9->9+������**>90>+*������>  g)������������>fti^j������j������#itiiwrj������t������J������jMiJ������i������j>j>������^^^  'u  GREAT DEPARTMENTAL STORE  ���������0F*  ^s ���������������fsS tttt&Effl  !��������� PURCHASE  0F  The other day we heard of an underwear |  manufacturer who had a large assortment of f  I Men's Underwear he wanted to clear out in a  i; lump*    They comprised his overmakes for th  season and included what had been picked out  I from his best makes.    We had the first chan ^  to buy them and took all he had (some five hun  dred pieces) at a substantial discount.   On Wednesday morning we place the entire assortment  on sale at  ONB D OLLAR A GARMEN T  41 2-3  SrtMa-,  ri  Pii  Di>Z-  e.iri  Fleeced  Most uf  11   Men's  Buttons.  Hie u'ouds   weie, ni,i<le   to  s'e'.l  K Wlij, BE ONE DULLAK".  Lined  Unrlerweir, Ribbed Cuds  and Ankles, overlooked  tlti^  cole tioii.'.is made n   of Undershirts in sizes- up to  at  il.50 :a  garment'.. . FOR'WEDNESDAY OUH  Priestly Goods are Guarantc ei Qualities.  Wht'ii vou see the Priestlx .name .Vtain|)etV,on tlie .-elvedge of cloth you hnve then gnar-  niitee f>r the quality and dye of tlie doth ' AVe have proved the'excel enf qualities and  siijierior merits of the Prie.������t.ly go > Is ���������> d canrecoumieiid them to you. That mwii's we  ���������iind Mui' 111 nev if they do - n>;-.   <r vu  sati'-fucr.iMn.     If you vvunt to se-i a co:'i;p!ete and  aiirici you run do ho only at'this store. '   _."'..'  t   (I ite assort ment.of th.>se wo  th'v.  dnesday Gainful Buying Opportunities.  ���������r-x'T_  Weiln- sda}* mu>t set,the  J,li,i.ve 'fonntud-'tlie   cost  ciiiii-ces .-uuh.us ih<jse���������  - ���������.���������! 0 1jiii I it's  ted- lilue luixtui'i's.  ���������uu"d with v. I' eto  p:ne for.the   lialnnce .of the week with quick  lively, sales.    .We  ���������and'' are   prep tie 1 .-to^'win- yourr. assistance with-gainful buying  'Tailor. Miid'-*" >uits made of all wool hoinespnniin light;and dark greys  the Jacket fly Iront sat-en lined, the .Skirt, is lined-with percalini and  ���������11-  Our lvgiilnr |������rice Sid 50���������.Saturday Sl'2.50.  Ladies' Flannelette "Wrappers  .���������In **is orien cuIoihk, deep flounces���������Mie'wiit-t i-s liii'>d       rlhey nre inadt* from material the  Siiii:-. .".^ v.a useii ii. itiaiing our'$2. 2-3 and Jj.2. -30 wrappers.   ��������� Wed  esday to sell at $1.65.  Ready to wear  Worthy to wear  Stylish to wear  Women'sTop Coats  and  Dress Skirts.  , We snake a specially inviting price   on  these few coats���������there are so few of them.    The  I style is.first.ciiiss.    The quality   splendid   an 1  the weight as heavy as most people wear  t all winter l"ng.-,.'   ���������'   .,,',. ' ''. :.      ������������������ ;'���������     ,-       '    '.".'.     '.-...,, '. .        -.  ! ...lU.,Women'.s,Imported'���������Beaver-.Jackets  cut-with short;' li'brit. doublebreasted", new  i t'oat sleevv.* '. rolour?���������-Black and Blue Black.    Extra good Value     Wednesday at^ti  ! ;  ,.."... . .12- Wptneii'> UnlinVd Dress Skirts cut.;double,' inverted pleat.back, . rJoloiirs. Navy  '- Bluergiod value-at;S3"r': Wednesday at $2 25.     V;, .'.���������������������������:! "|'."-: , '  f'   .  '   .'';"\,  i   :.' ''  REMARKABbC  BARGAINS  $4 75 BLANKETS AT $3.75  Grey Cotton foi* Less than, Mill Price -  It means a good-deal when" we pay that these are the most Superlative Bargains ever  offered in our staple department but that is the exact truth. Housekeepers will be enthusiastic over such ^tempting prices. The Blankets are of very .fine quality with a half  dollar more taken oiF what was already a low price, while the grey cottonis to be sold at  quite a little less than mill price.    These are most important items.  10 pairs only of extra superior Grey Blankets, soft, lofty finish, large sizes, regular price 4 50, Wednesday special 3 75  2 bales 36-inch "Heavy Unbleached Cotton entirely free from sizing, round, even  thread, good heavy weight, mill price to-day 8������, on.Wednesday .we will sell iii yards  for$l.  DONT THRO'V YOUR VOTE  AWAY.  M'KAHE IS THE MAN.  !!-  MEN'S OVERCOATS,  Short B*)x Back and Three Quarter Length are the correct styles,  Owr-clothing supremacy will lie  dtmonstrwted  once more on Wednesday when we begin \\  la week's business with this popular, stylish  and most  desirable   top? coat for TWELVE 5  DOLLARS. J |  j! .lo Men's Overcoats all   new, stylish goods, made up in short box back, also three-quarter   J[  length, with full back fine Italian linings, regular sizes, special, Wednesday, 12.00.  5������@������������������������(S������*s*@������������������������������S)������������e^  pTBQHRNE BBOS.  General Merchants      .      . Rievelstoke, B.C.  Although Mr. McJCiiiii' Hum rnli'U'd  tliu field Ht .i lute hour, ii liy no humus  follow* that liu in i'iitt'1'iiiK npiiii n  forlorn hojif. Then' uio various  uii'uiniistiitii't'S MiiT(iuncl;n������ tin- foulest in this ttixiMitiiL'iiL'Y, which reniUT  thi! chitncus of tht- UoiiM-'i'vnti ve ciiiuli-  il'itf t'xcoi'riin^ly roikI nml if Mr.  MiicKuill :ilmnilimei\ ihi' il^ht on  Hci'Oiint uf tlio victory ot Sir Wilfrid  Liiiirirr in ihi' (j;iMH>riil i-onti'^l. il is  quite ii'i't.-iin that hi" loiiU 11  view of lhu pi'n'i.'ilillitii.'i. of Mii'ri'-s  which is nut in the Iwibt t*tnToi*.-*L'iI hy  must Con.si'fviilivi's iu lhe diytrii't.  Willi |iiM('iic.-illy lwi> Lilici'nln in tlif  Hi-Id it wiiHiiiliiiittt'il lifl'oi'L' tht* gt.'iii'inl  cltii'tioii i'vimi liy Ijihor.il jmirimls thnt  thi! |iii>spui*ts of the Constrrvittivi'  ciuuiiiluli; wL'i'is fxci'irdinply lirighl.  Thi> Heuai.ii i'.iils to sue lniivtlu' it'-  suits of thu flfctiun hns inipiiirud  tlieni. In fact it nuiy hu i|iiObtiiun.'d if  it Iiiih not 1'iit.hor improved thi'in. It  niiist hu iiilinitti'il lli-it ihu������u results  have hi'un of n somewhat spin..*itioniill  not to say st.irtliiif; nature. Account  foi it, how you liku aiul uiiniini/.e the  reli(;iou������ and rarial featuras of the  position >is niuch as you cm, I.he fact  remains that one province iu th<;  Dominion is practically mantel- nf Ihe  situation. It is a fuel unprecedented  in the history uf Confederation. It is  a fact which i.s huiind lo set the  electors of the iither provinces thiiiR-  iiiR.  Now there is a feeling among n  considerable class ni the eluclois, who  do mil take a very acute interest in  the clash of parly wiu-faii". a feeling  which accounts forlhe result of a good  manv bye elections and which might  under certain circiiiiistance.s militate  against the chances of Mr. McKanu's  success. It is the feeling that it is a  useless proceeding ���������*l6 .throw a vote  away", as it is called. Ilis better Ihey  argue for a constituuiicy to be on the  winning side and to he represented by  i member favorable lo Ihe govern-  neut and therefore supposed to possess  its ear ' in pleading the cause of the  requirements of his constituency.'  Nou-in nn electoral district which in  the past'had enjoyed a considerable  share of government attention and  government expenditure, in a. district,  in which for the past four years Mr.  Blair had been building rail loads or.  Mr. Tarte distributing conlracts, 'one  ciii conceive that such" an argument  Inighl, couie home with ��������� considerable  force. But one has to look at .in  argument liku this with an eye to the  experience of the past. In Yale-  Cm-ihoii we hi;.ve enjoyed the privilege  lor the last, lour years of ueiiig le-  preser.ted by it member, who never  for any considetatioii strayed from  tho stiict path of party allegiance ur  wandered for one minute from the  party fold. Oliver of Alberta, might  denounce what he constrtere-.l h  swindle in a government department  and Richardson of Lisgar, might kick  over the Liberal traces but tlewiu.  Bostock might be us safely depended  lo cist a strict party vote as ir be held  a seat in the cabinet. What has  Kootenay. what has Vale-Cariboo,  what has British Columbia gained 1iv  it? As far as getting the slightest,  attention paid by the Linner cabinet  to lhe needs of the best known, most  widely talked about and in many  respects most iuiportam, constituency  in Lhu Dominion, a vote for Air. Bostock cast in '98 was as dead a loss as a  vote cast for his detealed opponent.  "It does iiot'then always follow, that  n, vote given to a straight government  supported is not "a ��������� vole thvowii  uvvity." j 111 tUepresetit instance the  experience of the past t'uui" year's  shews us j,hat Lhis, .has actually been  the case tlncu and-a-liuleconsideration  will equally shew that it may verv'  easily be the case again in the future  and that as, lac as the material interests of this riding are concerned a  vote f'ir Mr. Galliher will be a vote  thrown away ami a vole for Mr. McKane a vote made to tell. The present  government is in power bv the grace  of Quebec and iu order" to keep in  power it' will teive to maintain ils  Quebec majoiity up to its full strength  all lhe time. Tfieic is very little hope  lhat. very nilich of the frVileral* ux-  pendituie will be diverted in the next  lour years ft om thi.s important object  loanythiiigsiitiivi.il as lhu Lam ier  government consideis the development of British Columbia to he, judging from their past record. Mr.  Galliher, as a Hraiglrt government  supporter may pie id thu cause of  Kootenay and the lest of Vale-  Cariboo,, us it is only reasonable to  suppose did Air. Bostock. But what  will his single voice be able to aicotn-  plish against the united demands of a  solid Quebec? No. If lhe electors of  Y'lltvCaiiliou want lo make their votes  tell they will cast Ihem to return Mr.  McKane as one of the little -hand of  western members, who stand independent ofthe Giit machine anil in whose  hands tbe interests of the west during  the next four years will lie. Out of  Lhe fifteen western members aheady  returned there are aheady nine belonging to > this' little paity of Conservatives and Independents, who will  act as one man in the interests of the  west, and it is altogether likely that,"  when thooe interests are concerned  they may find athlit!ions lo their tanks  from such men as Oliver of Alberta,  among the government supporter-.. If  Mr. AIcKane is returned from Vale-  Cariboo he will add anothvr member  fl'oui_,tliu west, free to urge the requirements of the wet and- t<������- look after  its interests, without lieing trammeled  by any allegiance to the Liurier  government and woiking with a solid  party of western men,-to whose united  voice the cabinet will havo to pay  some attention. - The government  have . made a. fresh lot of promises  Ui the west this election. So they did  last election. We have seen that re-  'tiU''nio^*"governnient supporters is no  '\twy to keep them up to their pledges.  Let iim' see' how ret in ning a solid we.st-  errt majority of ofiuosition candidates  -will'work.    .Ynle-Ciribon h*s no more  A Change in the Conservative Candidates  Which will not Impair our Chances  '   of Success! *  Owing  to ,'privale  and busi'iiess Ten-  situs .Mr.  A., II.   JliirNei!)  hits'found  himself compelled to  withdraw from  the campaign  and  lhe district executive nominated on Saturday Air. John  Mi-Kutiu of Itn-sliind  as Conservative  candidate.     Speaking   of   the   ,\vith-  diawal   of Mr.   MacNeill  nnd   lhu en -  irmu'U  of Mr. McKane into  ihe. elec-.  torn I  campaign   the   Nelson    Tribune  says: "John McKane of Rossland will  make llu* race.     Mr. MacNeill, could,  lint, with justice  to  himself, continue  ,is a candidate, and lhe. ications he gave  for  wiltidiawifig  were  entire?}- satis-.  Tactory    to   the   executive ;    and   his'  friends in thep.irlyai" still his friends..  John   McKane  is  a   tjcnlchmau   horn  and bred, and   has all the good qualities of thai race, and  none  of the had.  ones,    He  lives in  Rowland, and has  mining   inleiests  in Trail Cieek. Nelson,   Goat  River,  Ainsworth,   Slocan  and   Lardeau   mining divisions.    Personally, he is a jolly good   fellow ; politically,   he   is  a   dic-in-thc-last-dilch.  Conservative.    John, is in the fight to',  stay, and snare his friends."    Air. McKane came np from the south on Sunday  and  leinains here  till   the. No. 1  leaves  for   the   west   to-day.     lie   is,  accompanied hy Mr. C. Dickson, secre-.  tary of the Rossland Conservative,A>-  sociation.    He  has  made   an exceedingly  favorable  impression   on every-,  body in Revelstoke with^yhoni he has"  couie in contact and his pei-sonal char-,  acteristics are of the kind that inspire  the Mipporteis   of   a candidate  with  conHdence.    He  is  a  lighter and ha*"  already  dealt   the   Liberal  candidal:-,'  Air.   Galliher.   one of   the   shrewdest.'  ciacks   he   has   received, in   Lhis.iain-.  paign tiy the  pioduclion of a  circular  letler    protesting   against,   thu   eight  hour   law   with    W. A: Galliher in  a  prominent place among the signatures,,  at a meeting   held nt Nelson  last Friday evening.    There "will   be no slackness among Conservatives in this fight  with  Air.   AicK.ine   in "the field.    The.  ahoTe^'xtfact from the Tribune speaks"  nf hiin as interested   in  mining  iu thu  Lai-dean.   The  property   which   he  is  operating  is  in   the  L-irdeau-Duncan.  camp, about 18 miles fiom Trout Lake  City  and  is  named' the Lavina,  "Air,  McIC.ine  leaves  (in   to-day's  No. 1 for.  Kamloops.   where   he .will   suend  tomorrow  and  Thursday.'  Friday and ���������  Saturday will   be  devoted  to  Vernon  and tie will   be   back   here, early  next-  week and hold a public meeting'"  THE NOMINATIONS  Fight'  Candidates for a Three Cornered  Nominated on   Monday.  .There was very little.fuss   over   thu  n'on)iiiHtio'ris*"of  candidates"-'fijr^tho/;-  election to the Dominion hoiiset which' "  takes place here on   the   oth.   of   Dec.  The affair came off in the court rooms  at   the   government   otlice   and    was.  presided    by   D.    J.    .McDonald     lemming officer.     The  following  were  the   candidates   nominated.      W.    A:  Galliher   of   Nelson,   Chris   Foley   of  Rossland and John   McKane  of Rossland. .          -  The Conservative Standard Bearer.  The withdrawal of Air. MacNeill. the.  Conservative candidate,   was  not  unexpected, hut the entrance "of Mr. John'  AIcKane into the political arena comes  a surprise   to   everybody.      His  first  speech,   at   the   meeting   last   night,  shows   that   Air. 'Ale-Kane    possessed  fighting qualities of a high order: "liis  dramatic denunciation of the -Liberals .  ffjr their insincerity in the treatment of  the Labor party ought to convince the  leaders of   the   Liberal   party   of   the  mistake tlit'.v have madeiii forcing the  fighting in this district. ��������� ���������  _���������   -.-.-;���������"������:   '    "  Alr.'AlcKarieis not iinovice in politics. ,  j He hits a'  wide  acquaintance :i'ri '"tnis ���������  I-districtrandnnviuw of-| he'-decision-of-r1  Air. AlacNeill to retire,   the.Conservative'party  made an   excellent" choice,  though wu are strongly of the  opinion'  that a grave pnlitcial blunder has heen  committed.    Mr. AIcKane has aheady  unsuccessfully   contested   lhis .'riding,  inr the  local'  legislature.      He   is   by  education  a   banker,   and i.s   acknowledged everywhere lo he., a  gentleman'  of unblemished   character,   of  exceptional hnsiiie'-s   capacity   and   ability.  Tho'igh we differ from" Air.   McKane  politically.. yet   following   the   usual  comse of the" Miner,   we   are   fiee   lo  speak well of him  as a citize'n.     Poss-.  insert ofn   magnetic  peisonafity.   it   is"  not. impiobnhlc that Air.  AIcKane  will  In*utile  In   infuse   into   his   followers  some ot'tlie buoyancy aud Hopefulness,  so characteristic oi himself.    Withal  the splendid courage"   which   Air.   Mc-  Kniit* has   shown."in , taking   up   the  fight* at the   eleventh   hour,   and   his  "no snrrentler" motto recall the defiant  words of ihe illiistilous Celt it-ancestor..  Rodeiick Dbii. who.with his   back; to  the wall exclaimed:      .     .    .     ,  "Come one, come all, this roclt shall,  fly From its firm' base as soon I."���������*  Rossland Miner. .���������  Curling.  A- meeting of all who are interested  in ciii ling "will be held ,11 Brown's  tobacco store on Thursday evening.  Nov. I4th.'at 8 p. in. sharp." 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The  extent to which potato culture prevails over wheat is seen by the fact  that-'654,153-"acres'" were given to potatoes the past Beason. and only  C:,T97 acres; to wheat. The closing  ���������F'.'tLson has been-the best for grawVin  f. generation. Fruit, too, has been  an abundant crop. Good apples are  Belling novr for IS cents for 112 lbs.,  and' damson* command only 2B cents  tr 112 lbs.      A feast is  worse than a.  - famine ter the fruit grov. er the  ���������v-i-rld over.  THE TRUE RUB AMUT THE*  Those   enthusiastic   politician!-)   who  liellC'Vfi   that   tlie .detent   of   the   Con-  servatlve party a.t  the polls is eaulv-.  nlont  to  Its dissolution or disappearance nre likely    to havvr   a rude aw-  ukenlng.      The words of;Hon. George  V��������� Fofltcr in rctlerenoe  to    his deCeat  in St. John's havo the right ring about  thvm.       "Don't   imagine,"     fxxy&    Mr.  Foster,   "lhat   we     are    illsorgiinteed.  Thu iictual rf-sults^of the elections on  WednuHduy arc not so as unfavorable  us  the lirst reports- made Ihera.     Rut  were  Ihey   much  worse;  had   the  Iilb-  ci'.ils   maintained   themselves   in    Ontario or  even  Increased   their  number  of   supporters   in   that   province,   that  would  only  ho  a  ren������in   for renewed  effort and hotter' organization.      It is  dlttleiill   al   this  distance and  -without  fulliT   infoniiatlon   to   undemtJuul   all  thv circumstances.     J tut it doew fieem  Una then- must have been something  lacking in  regard to orgnnination and  other   matters,   to have  led   to such   a  result.      It  is easy, of coursi-. to owr>-  Iiwilc   thf   lulviiitngiti   which   the   t.l������>-  fi'iiN'   Hud   by   thi:   possession   of   the  :iilmlnl.������tnvll"0  machinery,   'iy  tin-  enormous funds nt their disposal anil by  th..  im.-lhuds so  w.-ll ilesorlU'     by  the  nrch-niiinlpiila'.or.   M'.   2'i.iU'*  tions aiv .fit  won by prayers. "  AS   Jlr.   1*V:C������ r   suvf      the   fevt;r  U'uirlei'isni hat,  to  run  Its course,  hio-.   nppiirenily,   anciidy   entered   on  thi*  next  since  of  the diw>at*J  i"  (->������-  iiirlo   und   the   high     IVver   hns*     heen  siiccec'di'd   hy    the  chili  at    the grim  si vol iv of yufbec.Thr. Hrst jirovinci- of  tin-   Dominion;   the  centre   of  Liberal  intelligence;  the chief location  of that  activity  and  energy which    has  lieen  felt in   ono form   or  another  throughout  Canada, has' intimated that it no  longer continues its allegiance  to  the  Liberals.      "Wednesday's    elections  in  Toronto were  a proof  of  the hollow-  11...S-S  of   that "triumpant Liberalism,"  which  it wa.s insisted the .Laurier demonstration ot n few weeks' ago showed   hud   turned   "Tory   Toronto"   into  i Grit   stronghold.  The   change    in   .sentiment   apparent  tend no meettntrs or conventions, and  proudly boast    of    their indi'Berence.  Th:.../ lake  nu ii'.tcivst In  public quos-  11on's  except  where    ti.  change   would  ntTcct  their  business  prospects.     Tho  conduct  of. public 'affairs  Is  left   lo  a  small boa* of men -who have a direct  persona! and financial interest in the  result, and  the  electors, -for the mos-t  part, arc merely, pawns,which may be  moved hither and'thither nl the whim  ��������� if   the  party   wire     puller,   who   uses  ���������every possible    mentis,    however    unworthy,   to  secure   the  i>nil   he nns  tn  view.       Ninety-nine   of   the  '.electors  out of a hundred  do not  lose  a wink  of sleep liecauee the pa.ity  they voted  for has  lofit or won  an  election,  They  vfore nskfe'lVfor some, local or personal  reason  to vote this  way  or that  und  they did so.     As fur n������ they ure concerned,  they  have no further interest  In  thc  matter.      Th������, wire  puller on  the   other   hand   gloats   over  his   victory and lays his plans to   secuse an  omqo  for   himself   or   his   friends   or  to   avoneei  some   pergonal   gWe-viuicii  ngnlnst httx neighbor.  The Reason  of Apathy.  COUIit) HAV&3TOPPED-roiE WAB  ���������Elee-  of  It  The reason of the prevalent apathy  ls not far to seek. The intelligent  elector falls to sra������p the dignity on*  ro-sponslblllf.y of bis position. He  does not slop to think thnt the canvassing -of Ms. vote by iu*y party  heeler Is an m-uli to hia intelligence,  and that he should properly exercise  1il������ franchise according to his own  judeme'nt. Hn nllows' Influences to  tie exercised In his regard which ne  would suliseuumlly be ashamed, to  .acknowledge. He allows, his own  Judgment to bo fooled by appeals to  orejudico or blfttont. expressions of  sympathv for his condftlon, whloh In  his calmer moments he must admit  wore merely traps'for Uie-purpose of  securing his vote for tliis candidate  as against that. lie listens to tho  back-door vilification of a. candidate  ���������without stopping t<> think that  ln       almost every        case    ��������� ��������� tho  story is merely a malicious vote  catching lie. or at best a srous misrepresentation of fact - uttered with  the same object.     ,  Political Debauchery .tne' Result.  The American senator who in responsible for the .'mramous' dictum  that "the Decalogue and the. Golden  Rule have no place ln a political campaign" was not so Very wrong after  sUt. "Men whom wo believe to do  straight and honest ln their ordinary  business dealings, have. no. .hesitation  in descending to  dishonest courses to  A  MORNING  WITH A.   SCOUT  A War Correspondent's Expodltlon  With Oi'lscoll���������A Celebrated ���������  Man  Mr. Hales, the special correapondont  of thc. Dully News, In an amusing  account of ah early morning scouting expedition with the eelobrated  scout, Driscoll, says: As we rod������ the  litle track brought us hard up <>n  ono side against the bosom of a  mountain; on the other sld������ there  was a mvlne, deep, black, covered  with loose boulders and dark green  bushes, n nice place to be shot In.  Driscoll. who rode rifle on thieh. had  no such thoughts, for as he Tode lie  sang onco more his eternal refrain'  Upon my life, said the silly old. wifi������  There's  a   innhn   ....  Suddcnlv, without any warning of  any kind* the hills rang with the  echoes of u dozen rifles, and the lead  spattered on the cliff sides all ��������� round  us. "Como on." yelled Driscoll. and,  driving' tho spurs home in his big  grov he dashed across that narrow  goat pnth as if It had been cm an  Spcn raco track. I got as close to  my horse as I could. On we went, and  In the midst of the echoes from    tho  General  SchalK   Burger Was a Peace  Man and: Would Have Acte'd Differently Than  Paul Kruger���������A' ,  Champion 0f tho Ultlandero  If General Schalk Burger' had controlled  the destinies of tho Transvaal  republic  during   the-   troubled    period  preceding)   October   II,   when   TCruger  crossed   the    Rubicon,    there     would  have   been   "o  war.      This,   at  least,  is  a.   loglcul    assumption,   bearing    in  mind   hi?,'  previous   record,   which ��������� Ib  more of a political than'n 'flghtlnpr'nne.  For'Schalk Borgcr, was .distinctly a  peacfi  man.      Besides hating  war,   he  had  strong  reasons   for dilCerlnv with  his chler.      In  virtue  of bin position  as vice-president1 of the Transvaal republic,   It   .lyas  expected   ot  him   that  he   would   support' the>  president   in,  everything ho dm���������in every word   he  spoke.     Rut  though regarded by the'  old  Hours lis  a dreamer of .Impractie-,  able things. Burger had a-mind of his  own.    And ho wns not afraid to speak  it.  ��������� Now  that he  Is' the  Boor vice-  president in name only ll is opportune  1'Tncs   I   caught,   his   voice    howling:   to recall that  speech  of his delivered  ���������Xii'..;?.' RESIGNATION  I -stay- my hasto, I iu-ike dela>sv    ''"  ���������  For -what avails this ���������e*ger pace 7 '  1- stand' amid  tbe  eternal   ways.  And what is mine shall know my  face.  J. jtaCOTT. BJt.. UU9  Sorrittalr.'SoUetttMr. Notary rottUc, Ste  V������X������M9l* Aveaua, Rerelstoke States.  Mfofwy to Lama.  HARVSnr. McCARTHR & PINKHAM  A8������epP.;a^������vbjr'i'U^t''orJ;^'v:-' HMriBteru, Sollcltora., Etc  The friends I seek are seeking me, aottcKac������    for    Imperial.  B������k    of  No wind can drive my barque astray, i Canada        ^^  Nor change the. tide of deatlny.      |o������mp������Mr fcmdB to loan at 8 per cent.  Offless:    Molsona  Bank-Block  Wliat matters if I standi alono?  1 wait with Joy the coming yeare;  My heart shall reap whero it has  sown, -."���������'  And garnor up its fruit of tears.  The waters know their own and draw  The brook  that springs ��������� In   yonder  height; ,,,      ,',..,  So flotm the 'god ,'with equal  law.;',-'  Unto the. sonl  of pure, delight.  Tho stars'come'nlghtlyi't'o tho sky-V' '-'  Thc tidal  wave unto tho sioa,  Nor  time,  nor  space, .nor  deefi,   nor  high  Can keep mine own away from me.  ���������John   Burronghs. '  Vint Street. Revelstoke Station, B.C.  JT. W. CROSS  OtBoe:   Macketuio Avenue, Revelatofee  -. Surgeon,to the C. P. R. .  Heaitk Qficor. City of Revelstoke  in   Toronto   will   soon     ho    observed,    defeat an opponent in a Dolltlcal cam  m   roionio,   win   soon I pa.1K���������.     No reputation is safe, no pn  both east and west of that province;  probably sooner than too jubllunl  Liberals think il pnssiible.  THE LATE CAPTAIN  CHALMERS  Captain XV. Thomas' Chalmers, of  the Canadian Mounted Rifles, who  recently met a glorious death while  assisting a wounded comrade in South  .Africa was well known throughout  the  Territories'.  I'or   :i.   number   of   years   lie   wan   :i  popular  and   efficient    ollirer     In   the  North   "West   llounted   pollie,   and   for  several   years   previous   to   his.  volunteering   for  service   in   the   South   African   war  had   been  engaged   in   the  profession   of   a   Dominion   land   sur-  \eyor at- Kdmnnton.      He had a host  of friends and no enemies.  i   -The  story  of  his   death   is best   told  in   th^-   words   or   General   Smllh-Uur-'  rleir.       llajor   Sanders     and   Captain  Chalmers   behaved,   with   groat   ga'-  I.'inlry in tlie action ot November 2nd.  Sanders rode  out   under-a  heavy   tiro  IO   Ming   in   n.   horseless   tiun-uunimis-  sinucd  officer.      Sanders,  was woundco  and   his   horso   was   killed,   and   Chal-  mei".-   went   to   his   assistance.      Han-  ders.   implored   him   to   leave,   bui   was  refusud.   and   the     gallant     Chalmers  was,  T grieve to say, killed.  vatc life sacred so lone as the lioss  and the back-door traducer are allowed ;to-exist. It must be admitted  that political life in Canada today IB  as low tt not lower than at any time  in the United States, all our boasting  to tlie contrary notwithstanding. We  hold'publle'meetings'and we pretend-  to discuss the public questions of the.  day, but -it Is very much lo be doubted J whether 'a perceptible percentage  of .the electorate Is influenced by this  means. Elections are not won by  public meetings, anymore than they  aro won by prayers. It Is tho whispered appeal to prejudice or the maliciously moulded lie which nowadays  secures thc vote.  The candidate may be an honorable,  upright man who flatters himself  that his success is due to his policy  or his platform. Little .does he  know of the influences that are exercised by his so-called friends to advance his interests. Canadian politics  have fallen very low, but yet not  low enough to justify the belief that  successful candidates are aware or all  the means which arc- resorted to by  thctr unscrupulous supporters to  secure their election. Tours truly,  nXLOOKBK-  Cnlprnry, November 13, 1900.  * <���������������  Upon ,mv  life,   said ��������� (plng.ping) -the  silly   old   wife,     (PlnK .   PH������B.    .Pu.������h>  thorn's   a   matin   ��������� (ptnsr;    ping,   PlhK.  push)."   We, rounded   a   turn   in'the  traulc us mv heart: nearly foil over my  horse's head, for T saw thnt wc woro  In  a  blind-alley,     a   mountain   rose  In trout ot us like a wall.    "We are  nailed. Driscoll," I shouted, "trapped  like  rats."      Not  yet,  sonny;    we ve  got a  good  chance yet."      His Irish  voice wns steady and calm now. Out  of his saddle he slipped, and running  to a cavo In the track ho dropped on  ono knee and begin to shoot. I saw a  mau ln a tweed suit leap halfway over  a hotilder,   then  sprawl  down on  top  of It on his heilv and lay where   he  sprawled.     Another  darted.,   from    a  rock toward  a clmnp  or bushes, hut  ho never reached them.    He stopped,  dropped  his  rifle,  and  tumbled hack-  wards towards thc spot he had started  from.    Then   the  rest  took  cover  like a lot of rock rabbits.   They knew  by this time that there    was n man  behind th'e ride In the top end of the  gullv. and. they knew too well that a  man and a rifle could do a. lot ln such  a position, and   they  did  not  dare  to  take any liberties.  Then thes cout rave me my orders  sarp and clear:���������"take the horse by  the head." he said, "and climb up the  side of this kopje. Keep your horse  between you and those fellows down  ther*.    I'll   drop   the  flrst  man  who  HE  ICNHW  shows himself. When you reach the  .top of the hill, put yonr horse over,  'and then'take cover. Don't expose  'yourself but make them think you  are there to shootj then I'll follow  you." I did not waste any time In  argument. -There was no time for  folly of that kind. But just lugging  mv'clever little Basuto by the bridle  we made the climb. It was a terribly  stiff place for a horse to go, but that  Neddy was as tricky as a cat on hia  feet One or twice I heard the bullets' whizzing overhead, but Dris-  coll's rifle cracked at thc same time,  and   I  knew there   was  little  danger  Hi" tho Volksraau weeks ' before.- the  war broke out In order to show what  manner oi man he Is. lie was not in  favor of tne war. WUh prophetic  vision he hinted at dire calamities In  the future; he as good ns told Kruger  that the Boer attitude could not bo  maintained.  Krugor wns wroth with him. and it  wa.M told in Pretoria that tho old man  made use of somo epithets which an-  not to be found " In his well thumbed  Dutch  bible.1  How did Schalk T5ei'ger nee different  from .KrugerV How was it possible  that he should hold contrai-y views?  To got answers to these questions it  in necessary to bark Ixick to that farcical commission appointed by Krugor  as #a result of the Ja-mieson raid.  "These Ultlanders must have . grievances," said somo of tho greybeard*  lu tho Volksraad, and Ihey urged  upon Hie president to investigate  them. Schalk Burger was on ..that  commission���������was the leading man on  it, in racl. ' "It was called the' Industrial commission, and was hejd at Johannesburg. The sittings lasted ae\>  eral months. The Uitlanders had the  fullest opportunity for venting their  grievances. After taking all the evidence that it was possible to take,  after hearing every complaint, Mr.  Schalk Ijurger and his fellow commissioners drew up their report. And  they   came   to   this   conclusion,   that  Methodist Churoh; Revelstoke .  Preaching ���������.services: at 11-a. nu  and 7;W;'o.pi. J?hu������. meeting,at tie  cwee of ��������� the,. morning service. -Safe-'  bath,sch*pl:and Bible class at 2:30.  Weekly -pwiyer meeting every Wed-'  nesday. evening at' 7:30.: The public  are cordially: imrtted.   Seats free.  RBV.S.J.THOMPSON.  Pastor.  Sahbatli School Teneher (striving' to  'inculcate a love of truth): .Wow,  Willy, 'suppose you ware to promtoe  your mother that you wo������td eonp  right straight home from Staday  school and then "ot do so, What'  would  yon  bo doing? '  "Willy      Waters: Ooin*    a-Bshtn'  Ma'am.  The Revelstoke  Herald isomiwcckiy  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  haa more- advertisers ia Revelstoke than any other paper;  does more job printing in the  city than any other paper; it's  news is more spicy and up-to-  date; its influence is greater;  its advertising rates.are lowest  circulation considered;  its sub  St.. Peter's Church (Anglican)  Bight   a.m.;  Holy ' Eucliarlst;     11'  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  BuoterIflt,iflT8t Sunday in the month>;  2:30 Sunday     school, or     chlldrena' .  service;- 7:30 evensong (choral)   and"'  sermon.        Holy    Days���������The    Holy  Eucharist la celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8 '  a.m., as announced.     Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 3:15. '���������  C. A. PROCUNITR, Vicar.  C  Presbyterian  Church  Service   every   Sunday    at  11   &.M  and 7.30 p.m.   Bible Class at 8:3* p.  m* to which all are welcome. Prayer  ���������teeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  REV. W. C. CALDER, Paator.  -  Roman Catholic Church        ' ' ������������������  Mass  flrst and  third','  Sundays ���������' hi;  scription rate is only $2.00 pei   month at 10:19a.m.  annum; it covers the field. Try REV. FATHER THA7HR.  it and be with the crowd. I ��������� :  Write to ; Salvation Army /    :  -REVELSTOKE HERALD,    t    Meeting every^ night  in-their  hall  Revelstoke. B. C.  <������ front street. ;.  y       ; -  the  Ultlanders'   complaints,   urged   for  years,   were   practically  Justified.  Then   a.   dramatic   thing   happened,  whicli,  resulted    'in   Schalk.' Jturger  being    snuffed     out.       Tho    pushful  young Hollander/' Dr. Leyds, who was  at that time,  scouring: Europe, bcok-  l������g   interviews ���������' with     those    in- high  places,  with aA view to assisting  the  Boer  republic,   heard  of  the   commission's finding-.   He  immediately ceased  l'reiiueiiliiig  tho  back  doors  of  European roreign  offices,  and  made  tracks  for Pretoria.      It  was  an   In  day for  Schalk   Burger   when   the   Mactiiavel-  ffi#a#^jpaffiffi#^^^ffijfe j  for me.  for men  can t shoot without ���������an   T/Gyas   sh(nvc(,   hIs   face       ^  showing themselves  .and I   knew no Hollander  had   long-  ana   frc-  nuui down in that ravine would pop  his head above a rock for many seconds with a grim scout watching from  A.s   soon  as  a  reached   the   top     i  was out of danger.    Crabbing a few  CANADIAN POLITICS  J^pn.U.    DIVISIONS  by  Theoretical and  Practical, With Some  of the Results of the System.  Tu iho .Kdk*r of Tlu- Ht-rald:  Sir: The writer of the following  remarks may fairly claim to know  boinelhing at least about Canadian  politics. lie has. devoted no littlu  tinif-   to   the   study  of   the   science   of  KOvernmenUn Enclnad   as~w������Ml   ae  in Canada, ho has written a. great  deal on the public ijiitrsiions which  theoretically divide tho "two great  political parties in this country and  he has on many occasions b^en permitted to place before more or less  Intellieent audiences, on public platforms. th������ conclusions at which he has  arrived on political matters as well  as the reasons which Iiuat? IpiI him to  those conclusions. Now that the contest haa terminated and the party of  which he has been for many years a  consistent supporter bus be������n ���������tonally defeated at the polls, he claims'  vormlssion to give to the readers ot  The Herald tho result of his experl-  once with regard to practical aa dip-  tinsuUhtd from theorvtic.il nnlitlcs as  we have them, in Canada. Tjet it at  the outset be- thoroughly understood  that he bows with nil defi-rence to  the- will of the sovereign people ap  recently expressed. The first step to  i-tctory ts to take defeat trracofully.  Therffori-- it is not prop.*<ed lo mi any  scoldlnfc Or to Indulcr" in anv lamenting but !������������������ look nl ' the  foets squarely and fairly in the hop... that oven one or two  readers may endorse his view of tli������  situation     ��������� '    "Th.-orutic.-il   Politics?  Politics theoretically Is tin- ..scU'-nco  nf tiiTcrnm nt. nnd the politician���������  attain theor^ticallv���������li the ������nod-clll-  zen who exercises the re-sponsihility  which is cast, upon, him .to study the  laws of ctizenrhlD nnd to IMp ln forwarding thof..- principle?, either directly or through a. representative, in  ar-oordancc with which' the lift: of Ihft  neople may best be ordered anfl ar-  ni need* The problems of. "politics  a iv���������once more theoretically���������of capital imoortance to every 'IntolllRent.  thoughtful and hlph minded 'citizen.  Those nf us who have- not sufTlclent  brains to rorm an int>-lliK'.'nr opinion  one way or '.im- other on political  matters, shut-ld have no voir" in thc  jrovc.TOir.ont of the country.  lTa������t!cal Politics.  I'raetlcal politics as we have l.liem  In Canada would be an amusing if It  were not a desrradinB Htudy. It Is  a well known fact that many of our  best citizens���������men of intelligence,  wealth and position avoid politics as  ther  would   a  contagion.      They  at-  importuHi       .Judgments,    Given  Mr.   Justir*   Richardson.  Jud^e ltichnrdson wave judgment on  the  following  casc-b  on   Oct.  29th:  In the appeal of the Qneen vs.  Davidson, liquor license, judgment  was given for Davidson thv appellant.  Deputy Attorney General Harvey for  the resiKindent: T. C. Johnstone for  the   appellant  McGowan vs. IT. B. x'.o.. action  brought by tin- overseer of the Woy-  burn local Improvement district  against the company for taxe������. The  decision, of very far reaching: consequences, was for the plaintiff, ifc-  Gnwan. Deputy Attorney General  Harvev for the plaintiff: and Tuppci,  Q. f'.."and Hhippen, Q. C. of theJMan-  itoba bar. J.'-=. Muir. Q. '-'.. of Calgary,   and   N*.   Mackenlz-.-.   of   Itesrlna-  ror   the  defi--ndants.  -_  action  copy-  Revelstoke Herald  qucnt talks with Kruger on ihe suu  ject nf tno commission's conclusions,  and, as a result, the old president told  Schalk Hiirgor that by puttig- his  nana- to simp, a "report ho had proved  himself a traitor. "Thus' were Burger's well meant efforts to do justice  to tho Uitlanders, and so remove thp  friction    between    Joliannesbure    and  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  loose rocks I rapidly built a schanze,  such as the Boers use when they aie  "oliie  to  lie down  and  wait    for    a  Shot  -it   -i  passing  enemy  and there I  esconsed  nS     The  ruse  Was sue-   Pr������nrln.  set  at naug������������������  ���������������-fnl      The   Boers.   tliinkinC   I   bad;    Kruger   disliked   htm     ever     arter-  -, Hfle   and meant to usp It, lay quiet warns.      So did  Cronje  and Joubert.  until Driscoll clambered up the same | And  their  dislike  was   intensified   by  way he had  sent me,, and neither of the fact that Eurjrer had  his eye on  Cartv vs. "Dennis et al.  brought for infringement pf  right of the Pirates of Penzance.  Judgment for tht defendant on a.  technicality. Jones     for     plaintiff:  Johnstone   for   th������   defendant  Doidgf v.������ Town of Kegina. action  for balance due re drainage, defendant claimine unfinished work ancl  bad material. Judgment for the  Plaintiff for $1.6ri.~.l,'. "VT. C. Hamilton.  Q. C, for plaintiff; Mackenzie for  the defendant.  Macljean vs. Est, motion to bet  aald>- orocops of court at MoO?e Jaw.  Claim allowed and process ret aside.  Johnstone.��������� Q. C, for-pTnintifT; Mackenzie for th������: defendant.  Howdon v������i. C P. It., action for  damage to cattli;, Johnstone for plaintiff: Hamilton of Regina, and Hobson  of  Winnipeg,  for defendant.  Smith vs. Dlcktn������������n. Judgment for  d������fendflrit. Grayson for defendant:  Vllloughby   for  plaintiff  us hart a scratch. As he galloped  homewards. I said: "Well, do you  think you'll ever coax me om. on  such  a  fool's  errand  airainT  "Yer a hard mahn to plaze. he  said dropping into his native wogue.  "\ rale hard mahn to pla/.e. You  growl about the monotony of camp  life, 'nd whin Oi give ye a good day s  outln' ve grumble the more, ye on-  thankful lump of quill-drivin' sin.  "But what, blessed good did it all  do?   Tell   mc   that,   you  black   Irish-  W"Onlv thlM." he said. "That gully  looked" like a pass which wouid lead  Into the enemy's stronghold, but I  know now that it was not. Had a  strong patrol gone into that, blind  alley, how many men do you think  would have come out alive? Mighty  few, mv friend. And let me tell you  there have been enough saddles emptied in that fool's fashion already 1n  the British army. A good marnins's  work,  I call it!' ' ,  -And, so   did-thr-   general   when   lie  heard  of  It. ���������  ���������. *>  ,  PRKVENTION   OF   BLACKLEG  la the leading newspaper ������f  thn great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It glvee all  tbe latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  In authentic, reliable and read  able articles from nnqawtthwi ��������� ,  able Information.    It   enjoy*  a large circulation and la con- '  Beqaeatly   unequalled  as   aa  advertlelng   medium' in   tie,  field In which lt la pnMUtod>"  NHTTII-:  U    OltK  Awarded a Diploma, by the Tnter-  i-i.-u-|..iui.l Jury at the I'.'irit.'  KxiKisltion.  - A. n. Holdich. sc;rularj- ot the  Great U'c^-t'.'n Mines Limited, is in  leceipt of the following letter from  the wcretary of the Canadian . exhibit: The communication speaks for  -Itself:  Paris, 1st rf.jpteniel)4.r, itift).  '��������� Dear Sir: [ have min-li pleasure by  order of the Canadian commission to  advise you that the International  Jury nt the Paris' Universal .Exhibition has awarded lhe Dominion of  Canada. Cor a collective exhibit <>f  niitier.ils. tit ivhl'-h your exhibit of  silver ore formed an Important' part,  a rii'iinil Prize Diploma, .ind yon will  be untitled to rceo'ire ii. ropy' nf 'the  award.       t beg  l>,  comain.  Yours  truly,  ���������   AUG.   DUPiUT.   .Secret n.ry.  Grr'.-it    Western   <>������.,'ftevelhtoKe,   I:.   C.  A new record for thc pasatlge Jtrtfrn  tho Mediterranean to irong Kong has  b.^'ii niiuli' by tho P.rltish cruisers  (sis .iini Dido. TfiV.*' Isis reached  Hong Krmg in' 22 flilj.-������ and 7 fours  from .Uultn, and the Dido arrived  n.it six hours later. The set s'pfced  ef the Isis for lhe-7.iW trill-- was'18.3  knots  nn   hour.  I^irge Quantities of Vaccine Used by  the   Stockmen   of   Montana  Montana Record: "Within the last  30 days fully 5,000 doses of vaccine  tor blackleg have been consumed by  cattle owners in this state," said \ nt-  crinarian Knowles yesterday, "and I  heliv-. that fully lf.0.000 doses have  been used sincn vaccine waa first  used  as   a prevention   for  blackleg.  "The goverment now furnishes tho  antitoxin" and- vaccines, and nearly  ���������ll th<i large owners and many ft  the smaller ones have adopted this  method as a protection against, the  only disease -.hat troubles on." .Montana rattle, and thn general uso of  preventatives in beginning to b<- perceptible In the d^rease Ci' the di-  sea?e. Smith Dakota anil many otli:'r  gra'/.'ng *tatr>s hnvp more blackleR  than Montana, and .ill onr ia'1' unen  who havo taken prneautlonary ::if."fe-  dres have 'con fr^ from Ulscsio  nnd have .-,uKer-d no loss ol caltlo  whatever. In fact romparsui .���������������������������!>��������� fr<v  rattle arc  atnicted  "The disease is a peculiar one. it  is not contagions oxcept through food.  The germ develops in low and moist  places In thc ground and when -.ak/.'n  into the syttem of an animal ac^< s/s  a poison. .The germ multiply rapidl>  and make largp. dote of blood that  result rataily. One of Its pectninr  features Is that it never effects, tliln  of- skinny cattle. Jt tbnvws'Hest-  where thf animals it in good flesh and  well'bred. If blackleg gfits liold on  a herd it always carries off 'he Pcfcl  ralves  and   grown   animal?.  "The government fia������ fiflwit a large  sum of money during ,tfie la-^.threr,,  years distributing vndelhc over thp  country. The remedy was flrat. imported into this country by a French  company nniT in 1897 the'government  established trial 'Ifsts. rcs'iltlrg m  tho general distribution of n'rv  over-the pastornl sections o' the  United   SlaCefl.  "The government distribution has  bocti" a godsend to'' tlie--'cattlemen,  particularly In localities where _ Uie  disease Is most prevalent -If--used  ���������pcrslstenth" tlio disease will 'dlsan-  n-i.r. hut if neKlwted it often Ti'nliU.-  disastrMwly.     *       ,   '   .  the presidential chair. They knew  that ln some resnects' he was better  fitted fur the position than either of  them. Then too. the new "president"  of the Transvaal could see two sides  to every question. And this, in  You Kruger's eyes, was a heinous offence.  , Schalk Burger is something more  'than a politician. Though he does  not parade his' patriotism, though he  never makes use of tlje Bible i" order  to justify his personal quarrels, he  ���������who had tlie courage to recommend  that' the Uitlanders should receive  belter treatment also showed that his  patriotism, as the word is understood,  by the Boers, was unimpeachable.  For when the war broke out, he did  not make his position of vice-president of the republic a pretext ��������� to stay  at home, but mounted hia. pony,  shouldered his'Mauser, and put him-  pelf at  the head of his men.  And the' politician; .the - dreamer,  made it known' to those members of  the Boer executive-who were wont to!  derid0-him=,thatihe_cOuia_flglit.^1=.Slr_  Georgo'While and��������� Sir��������� Redvers Buller  Ishoulcl be'able'-' to testify on thte  point. They will grudgingly admit  that Schalk Burger had a hand in  planning n0t i few Boer successes in  Natal.���������London Express.  Subscription $2.00 Per Hnnifm  |1.26 For Six Months,  Strictly - in Atae. ,  It takea a foremoat piace la  tbe race for prominence and  popularity with business  bouses and as a consequence  does more .business with  thoae requring printed stationery and. office supplies tban  any.either .printing., establish  ment in BoateraBiltUh ,OolT  ���������anbia. Tbe class. "*'������T ���������[ wet*  turned out baa been pronounced equal to any thing of the  Und..executed In tba large  eltlee by mucb. larger print-  ertee. .'-.'.  :.: -'- L.:..  "i'  Job Printing Department  What Makes the Home?  Not the house, however fine It may.be;'  not its furniti'ire, pictures"antl appointments. The wife aud mother makes the  home, nnd to speak of going home  means to go back'into the shelter of the  mother's love nnd care.  And - when womanly ills sup the  mother's strength, the home-life suffers.  The food is not cooked as she cooks it.  Kvery where the  ' lack of wifely  supervision 'and  motherly thouglit-  ful ness is apparent.  What a change,  then, when this  wife and mother  comes hack to take  her old place in the  family. Thousands  of women who, he-  cause of womanly  .ills, had been shut  out,of home life  and ' home ' happiness, have been  enabled to once  rho're take tlieir  place in the family after 1>eitij*������ cured by  ,}it.r I'iercc.'s I'nvorite Prescription.' It  ' establishes regularity, dries weakening  drains, heals inflammation and ulcers-;  tion and cures female weakness. ;lt  makes' weak women strong, sick women  well.  "I commennrtl UkiiiVvonV' Favorite I'rcvcrijv  lion' .ind '.Coldrti Mc.lic-.ll Discovery.' about"  Ihe 10th of hit Dreetilhcr. oitr've.-ir n^o," writes''  Mr������ Kli������i Wright,, of Mwinthinview, Howell  Co, Ml-Monri. i' I have been ver/ jilim ntxiut  writing to ynu. allhnueh I am thankful .1 nra  here to^lxx nml have tlie-privilcjfc of saying I  lh������nk TrtH n thou������atu1 tilitcii for your kind ad-  rlce. I can truthfully toy th������t it was -through  yoitr kind advice and vour metlicinc and the  will of th* Lord that I am.livng to-dav; I un  lo WtteY hMltfc lhanr have lieen fu'r three  yean. I bare taken one-half dozen bottles of  each medicine. I am able to do my wnshlns  for Tiwir In family, and alt ray homework, cooking and'milking. In fact,' I reel like a new-  woman.-, - *        - ���������   *  pr. Pierce's Plcasant.EeHets cure constipation and its almost countless.conse-- 3  (juences:     They do   not   react on the  system.-'i^'lkjjit the-011 habit.  Ib equipped with the latest  tacee ln type designs and alt  work'entrusted to The Herald  le handled by erprtenox! '  workmen who thoroughly understand tbe proper use of the  autarlal at. their , disposal.  Tbe Herald does.wit etaloa to  ;bo tke only printlas boose la  tto diacrlct but lt doea elate  tobo-       ���������       ���������      ���������  '   j. >  Thoroilghlu Up-To-Date to  Every. Particillar  And' in a position to 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.  jWflt'e, for estimates and Sam  ples of printing. All won,,  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. . One' price to alt  No lob can be too luge or  too small for The Herald's  conBlderattoa. ,. Special .attention, given   to orders by mall.  Jl  & JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAY^ : Tuesdays and Fridays.  ":" = '''l'-^-*-^.*>"ti"5, '-'" :^#-''.4"n-;'i'--'l-:,--,L'-/ -  .   _.- ..M-(it-J.;$ -,^'",'.:>:r.'.. f-:''sL>.-'y-..iC-L;-> -V-.;':. ' ' f,l  r-  ?-.{  Hi  Leg-  Dissolved.  THIS   SHOULD' FETCH 'EM  A   ST.   LOUIS  FIItE  Hons Kong,  Nov.  14���������Placards sue  posted   at   Fntiehan   saying?  that  all |  St. Louis, Nov. 13.���������A despatch tn  the PostDvspatch from Toplar ItlufT  saya the Gift'ord house was destroyed  nativn   Christians  must  repent  or 30 >by  flre  today#      PiVe  bodies  are  re-  be   burnt, and 'ported to have been removed from the  debris.       Two   persons     were   fatally    injured   and     at  least    12    sustained  MOUNT   BAKER   SUHVBV severe   Injury.       It   is    believed   that    eight  or   ten   more  are   burled   in  the  Claims   That Valu-   ruins.  of   their   chatiels   will  Hue   converts  killed.        o  General Elections in Quebec and Prince  Edward Island.  FOUND   DEAD  Surveyor    Deane  able  Lands- Belong to Canada.  Vancouver, B. C, Nov. 13���������According    to  word   received from   Mount  Baker |     Fon   iwillam;.   Nov.  district Surveyor Deane, who was sent  Rrtd,   a   well     known'  tho  Canadian  government  to sur- I bis      town,  the boundary ha* officially report-   J���������*���������^*.  ed   thnt   all   the     disputed     territory   known  as  Mysterious  Death  in Winnipeg.���������W. J. Bryan Will Stay  in Politics.���������General  Botha  is Willing to  Surrender on, Terms.  11.���������Jam.es   Cr.  character   of  was        found        dead  C.  P.   P.  track   yester-  He     wns     generally       __    'Scotty"  Iteid, and had at  claimed by the United States is Cnn-   on0   t|me  been   iedBer   keeper   in   the  iidian soil, and  that every one of the  National  Bank  of  Scotland.  mine6 are on Canadian soil.     The siet- j  ,   BRITISH   GALES  -..Winnipeg, Nov. 15.-The Quebec  . ,ind " Prince Edwar* ' Island legisla-  latures have dissolved. Nominations  will be held in Quebec' on Noycmbcr  :so, and the elections'on December 7th.  Nominations, in Prince Edward Island  will be on December 5th, polling a  week later. Rudolph Lcmleux is  .i.lOOahcad in .Gaspe. The election  took  place In  that  constituency yc������-  FROM   SOUTH   AFK1CA  Boers  Troops  Still   Causing      Our  ' "' Much   Annoyance.  London, Nov. 14.���������In Lord Roberts'  otest despatches it would appear  hat the burghers in small bands con-  inue to intercept tho British. Each  ommando appears to act independently. Colonel Douglas has arrived  it   Ventesdorp   from  Zeerust  and  he  tlere cairn to have received a promise j  from Hon. Sydney Fisher that a joint ,  j_  survey commission will survey the I London, Nov. 14.-A fierce gale swept  boundary- next summer. The settlers over the English channel last night  moke the startling charge that the ,causing a number of wrecks, includ-  boundary in the Mount Biiker district jing the Hildegrade bound for Shields,  han  never been  surveyed,     that    the   There were no fatalities.     Tlie Scotch  Georgian was lost off Hayland  island  and all on board  drowned.  terday. The returning office's Hgurea ^ ^  ,n   Selkirk   are  published,   shoeing   * j ^^       ^^    ^^    ^^  and  Otter have forwarded statements  majority for McCreary, Liberal,  U., "Mr. Boyd' s. majority in Mac  donald will be about 169. West  Durham has gone into tho Liberal  column, owing to Mr. Thornton, the  Conservative candidate, havlftg- made  -in Illegal deposit.  BRYAN   WILL STAY .  Una  no  Intention  of .Abandoning'the  Political   Arena.  Lincoln. Neb.'. Nov. 15.���������An autbor-  Ative announcement has been made  that William Jennings Bryan is going  to stay in politics. Mr. Bryan himself is responsible for thia statement  as to'his future intentions. Since his  second defeat for Out presidency he  has been - pictured as nursing a remarkable variety    of  ambitions.     He  has   been  credited   with  an   intention   zerust,' capturing on  the march iram  of  removing to Texas,  where the in-   bert,  of  cattle   and   sheep.      Venters-  lie  I o the department, at "Ottawa up to  October Sth. Colonel; Otter waa entertained at Silverton to dinner by his  brother officers In celebration of his  promotion to' a .colonel.  ! London, JNov. 14.���������Under date o<f  November 12 Lord Ro|>erts telegraphs the war department as fol-  ows: "General      Rundle      reports  skirmishes   witlu    small     parties    of  Boors  in  tho. Harrissmith,    Reitsend  and  Vredi  districts.   . The  command-  rs appear to be acting independently  and with  no object except to give- as  much   annoyance   as   possible   to   thc  British.    ' Our     casualties     in     these  kirmishes were two killed and seven  \ounded.    Douglas    arrived    at Ven-  orsdorp  on 'November the  11th  from  habitants at least would hie much  more in harmony with his political  theories than those whom he'now possesses in'Lincoln. "Others have li  that he'would  like exclusively to de-  ote himself to literature and book  writing, while' the career of a minister   of   the' Presbyterian   church   haB  been predicted for him.- '-"Most of  these stories . have found their way  ���������into-the newspapers until" Bryan has  seen that it is.necess.try for him' to  speak. "I intend to stay in politics,"  he said today,' -'and oppose the politics of the Republican jiarty. For  tho .past four years I have been as  active as I knew how in fighting tht>  Republicans both by���������speech and pen,  and I have not the least notion of  changing my methods.' What I have  done in the past'I will do again."  dorp, which has been a depot of supplies for the Boers will now be  cleared out by  our troops."  THE COST OF THE WAR  Question of  MYSTERIOUS   DEATH  Woman   Found   Dead   in   a   Winnipeg  Shack���������Suspicious   Circumstances  Winnipeg, Nov. 15.���������A woman, by  the name of Annie Dird. was found  dead in a small wooden shack at the  corner of Dufferin avenue f.nd King .emphasized  street yesterday morning, urder clr-  I'limKtanccs which.point to foul  play.  Sir M. H. Beach  on  the  Taxation.  London, Nov. 14.���������Sir Michael Hicks  'Beoeh, - chancellor   of   the   exchequer,  speaking last  evening at  Bristol said  it  would  not  be his  privilege  in  the  next  budget  to reduce the' taxpayers-  burden.   He wished he could say that  he was not about to increase the bud-  pet,   but   the   government's   expendl-  ure  had  been enormous especially in  China and South Africa.      He declared    emphatically,    however,   that   the  wealth  of the   Transvaal wonld  have  . to   bear   part   of     the  t strain.       "Of  course,"   said   Sir   Michael',   "we  must  not  spoil  the   future    ol thc    Transvaal by attempting to impose upon'it  a greater burden   than   it could  reasonably bear.     That would  be cutting  our   throats.      Therefore    the   British  ratepayers  must    necessarily  bear    n.  large part of the cost of the war." He  the  fact  that   ihe   maintenance  of  a  strong  army  and  navy-  would  involve  a   further  considerable  expenditure.  country being almost impassible, the  Joint survey party agreed to declare  Its survey to the government's representatives without' performing the  work, thus causing endless complications.  FOUND   NOT   GUILTV  IRVING  TO M'KINLET-  Liverpool, Nov. 8.���������Sir Henry Irving stint thc following telegram to  President McKinley:  My warmest, most respectful greeting to you, honored sir. My congratulations on tho high honor paid  you a second time by your great  nation."  President Loubot also sent his felicitations to the president.    '  BRYAN'S   CONGRATULATIONS  BRANDON    CITIZEN    DEAD  Anoka.   Minn..   Nov.   14.���������The     Wise  murder case  Is a  thing of the  uust.  Btmer  Miller  and James Hardy,  who  were charged with the murder of Mm. i  Y(Mea have been found not guilty,'and .  the   most  noted  criminal case ln  tha'  North West  is  now   a  matter of  record.      The cose   went to   a jury on  Saturday night at 10 o'clock.     It took  the jury Just  12 hours  to the minute  to reach- a'decistoa.  Brandon, Man., Nov. 13.���������JJloom has  once more boen cast over the citizens  of Brandon by the sudden death of  one of their most respected business  men ,iti the person of T. F. Butcher,  the jeweiler.   o   A VANCOUVER TRAGEDY    "  Vancouver, Nov. 14.���������Win. Ashley, a  gardener, working for his aunt. Mrs.  Connell, at Esquimult. was shot last  night by his uncle. He died at onee.  Tho murderer has not yet lx>en captured.  Big, Conservative Dem=  onstration in Montreal  La Presse Pays a Tribute to Sir Charles  {Lincoln.   Neb,.     Nov. S.���������William  Jenningp   Bryan   telegraphed   President McKinley  today as follows:  "At thc close of anothor presidential camapaign It *B m>" ,ot to con"  gratulnt" you upon your second  victory."  HIGH   LIFE  SCANDAL  London, Nov. 14���������The World of thia  city saya a judicial separation between Prince and Princess Albert of  Holt, grand-daughter of Queon Victoria, is an accomplished titot.   o  It is stated that Sir Charles Tupper,   Bart.,   will   reside   in  Winntpp*.  The Chinaman who murdered the  chief of police of Stoveston, B. C,  will be hanged on  Friday.  Several wrecks occurred Monday  night In the English channel. The  Georgian was lost off Rayland Island.  Official counts to hand ln the Dominion elections give Mr. Lancaster  In Lincoln 139 majority; *r. Ed.  Smith in South Wontworth 160, an������  Mr. Cowan In Essex K.  Lord Roberts has apologized to the  Prince of Wales for hia reflections on  tho British ofllcei-s In the Sannas Potit  riffair. Lord Roberts having denied  tho correctness of the charge.  An order In council has been passed  allowing thn law to take its course  In tho'case of'the Chinaman who  killed the chief of police of Stevcston  British Columbia. The Chinaman,  who was tried bv Justice Irving, will  be hanged on Friday, the 16th.  SIR CHARLES TUPPER TO RESIDE IN-WINNIPEG^  GEO. E. FOSTER TALKS.  -HON  McCreary Said to  be  Elected   In  Selkirk.���������Sir Richard  Cartwright  Will Be High Commissioner. -  Ministerial Shuffles..  CANADIANS' SPLENDID  FIGHTING  AMERICANS   PROTEST  Agulnst   Injury   to     Their  bv' the Boers.  Property  lluntrea.1, Nov .IS.���������A most remork-  ab.e demonstration was held here last  nif.ht and the galleries showed most  strikingly that despite the apparent-  cru-.li, .Conservative principles have  still a strong hold on the people of  thf province. After the general el-  elction on Wednesday the executive  committee decided.to- call a meeting  of all those who had taken part in  the campaign on the - Conservative  side. The meeting was had at the  Conservative .quarters on St. James  stiv*:t laat night and resulted in a  lnrg.- and enthusiastic meeting. The  gathering "���������'looked more like a scene  after a T-ic'tory than what was considered a crushing defeat. Mr. Bergeron presided nd rousing speeches  were made by F D. Monk, M. P..'  He^srs. Beaudien, La Blanche and  nearly all the Quebec Conservatives  who were defeated in the "recent election. All the , speakers came out  squarely and ��������� -boldy declared that  their defeat was due to the race cry  and that they were prepared to commence tomorrow to tight to gain the  ^province of Quebec for the Conservatives. This sentiment was cheered  to   the   echo.  MINISTERIAL   SHUFFLES  Become  Had     any   prominent  sands  of  French-Canadians  who  are  true to their Ontario allies.  ���������    Washington,  Nov. 13.���������A number of  London,   Nov.   "12.���������Lord      Roberts persons'    claiming  to    be    Americans  lolegraphs from  Johannesburg,  under* h"-ye ��������� submitted to the  state   depart-  date of Nov.  8,  giving, an  interesting ment   claims- against   the   Boers   for 'Ontario Conservative been present he  report to the war office.    He '.says:      .desrtuction  of  their  property and  in- |would have seen that there are thou-  "General Knox states that ho takes juries to their business interest in the  no credit for the very successful en- Transvaal and rOrangc river district,  gagement of November 6, which was No decisions were arrived at as to  due, in the first instance to the de- what disposition shall be made of  termination   of     Lieutenant     Gallais these cases.  never to lose "touch  with  the  enemy!  r   jjjain;    secondly to the able manner! -BOTHA'S TERMS  in   which  DeLisle handled  thc  firing-   line   after  Lieutenants    Gallais    and Tho Crafty Boer  General  Is  Coming  Rosa were wounded. I to Time at Last.  Sir   Richard   XX'Vt    Pr6bably  High   Commissioner.  Ottawa. Ont.. Nov. 13.���������A ministerial shuffle . is expected shortly. It is  said that Sir Richard Cartwright will  be appointed high commlsloner in  London ,and that William Gibson, ex-  "M. P. for Lincoln-will' get Sir Richard's sent and a portfolio. Both Dr.  Landerkin and Mr. McMul'en would  like to be remembered, but unfortunately there are not three portfolios  vacant.  The 3tory that Lord Strathcona intends to resign the post of Canadian  comimsloner m England, and that he  will be succeeded by Sir Richard  Cartwright is denied. ��������� Lord Strathcona when asked-regarding" the report today said: "There is absolutely  no foundation for the rumor. I have  never epxressed myself as having  wished to resign my position and there  is no truth In the story."  The flrst meeting ' of the cabinet  since' the general election was he'd  yesterday, there being a good attendance. . . The ministers, swapped election stories and experiences, but as  for the work it was'not touobed upon.  HUDSONS BAY  COMPANY  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated bt Aot op Pahuakbvt, 1860.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL - :  0.  Authorized Capital  Paid up Capital  Rnst Fund  ca.soo.ooo  a,i70.ooo  1350,000  DIRECTORS: Wu. Molson Kacphbssok, President; S. R. Ewuro, Vice-Pre de  W. M. Ramsay, Samuel. Fikuy, Hfbbt Azcribaw, J. P. Clbooobh,  _ H. HABKIAirP M0L9OH.  Jauks Elliot, Geoeral Manager.  A general banking business transacted,     Interest allowed at current ���������  rates. J. D. MOLSON.  XAtfAOBB, BKVELSTOK2, B.C.  JL D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATB  MINING  AND  INSURANCE'  AGENT  McKenzie Ave*  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  <f*eon������>e,nATEO *err&  The  ' olumbia  House.  Good accommodation., A ' good'.Vi  well supplied- with choice win-i"  liquors and cigars.    ' ,"  ' ''  Free Bus Meets All Trains  LATEST   ELECTION   RKTU11NS  CONSERVATIVES  DKFKATED  BUT  NOT DISCREDITED  Hon.  I  George   E.   Foster   Speaks   His  Mind  Plainly.  . '-Smith-Dorrien reports thnt tho.  two ...days fighting mentioned was  very    hard..    Hin force  consisted^of  ������   , ,    _ ..     ...   .��������� ��������� has sent to Lord-Roberts a statement.  250 mounted men from the oth lancers toma  ������������������  ������-hinK h������ win  our.  and the RoTOl Canadian ^00- and ������,������* XlSt���������  mounted* rifles,  two- Royal   Canadian ^  I    Montreal,   Nov.   14.���������Hon.   George  E.  London,   Nov.  " 15.���������General     Uotha,   Foater  passed  through   Montreal  yee-  eays a Pretoria despatch to the Mall,   terday   en   route��������� to   .Ottawa.      Mr.  Poster is hi good trim after the hot  fight in New Brunswick and is in no  wise cast down over the result of the   toulin Island have yet to come in  CHARGES DENiED     ������  -vJLondon.-^Nov lu.^-Lord-JRobertn^ini  Reults   in Algoma, ��������� Selkirk  and  West  Prince.  I Sault. Ste. Marie. Ont., Nov, 13.���������All  the returns received to this hour 'In  the contest in Algoma between Boyd,  Conservative, and Dyment, Liberal,  give Mr. Dyment a majority of 260.  Mr. A. E. Dyment, Liberal'candidate  in Algoma, will . be elected " to ' the  house of commons. Return's from  Rainy-Riyer, Mine Centre and'Mani-  but  In this department our stock  is new and complete and we  can supply the requirements of  thc most particular buyer.  We buy in large quantities  direct from the manufacturers  and our prices are, therefore as  close as thc closest;  Wc should like you to examine our 27 in, Tapestry Car.-  pets, new and beautiful designs,  extra values at 45c. 5Cc, 60c.  per "yard.  Our Floor Oilcloth, 2 yds.  wide, new designs, at 55c. per.  yard.  Our Tapestry Curtains in  the very- latest' colors and de<<  signs from : $3.50 to $7.50 'a  pair  Brown  & Poo)  Proprietors >.  artillery gune.  flo������r. guns of tho 84tb  Uittery and 800 men. of  the  SufEolks  and- Shropshirea." .   !L__    ,.._.     _  "Onr ������Bualti������B  Uie_ first   day   weni to  an     enquriy    ^    thc  S.* ki������������n5������p!    wSn   faLh?   -fnlen   ^������nce of Wales has  telegraphed an- .Jw"declared,' betokened    tbe firmness  the   Shropshires.   who   fought   tplen- %horizing a deniaJ of the   ,harg,,g of  wlth whtell the membera of the Lib-  cowardice   made   in - Lord   Rosalyn'B ieral  Conservative  party  had  to their  These principles were un-  the Sannas Post' affair. {changeable,   whether  glory  or. defeat  overtook    their    advocates. ���������    Such, a  KRUGER  OVERDUE |fteeline   also   existedU.'n, jwew, pruna-  wick,   as  gave  the' lie  to' those   who  party   was  election   in   his- chosen   constituency.   It is "expected  Mr.  Dyment's -majority  He   waa ���������'greatly   pleased   on   reading   will be riot'less than 2S0.  the   report >of - the" Conservative   can--'   Latest   reports-   place    Mr.   Oliver's  iMdeteg'   wid '.wnrlcArg1 -meeting in -.the-:n������aiorlty.. ln   Alberta, at 1.200   with  24  city Mondav night.    Such enthusiasm,   places to hear from.  didly. ...  ^tlSrS^SiSSuK  t^^ ^k^a^_nsLthe_ British   omccr.  in ^rinclp.c,  of the 'Momati' river from which they  were   beaten, out  on   November   6th. ������������������:MD  iwrnnm. Wt^   ata0   existed���������,in JWew. pr    'wick,   as  gave  the  lie  to' thosR  Suez,  Nov.  13.���������Delay In tho arrival 'claimed   the   Conservative  of Kruger is arousing much specula-   dead.     In speaking  .-������; ~t, tho^oti'irn march was tion. as the weather on the Red Sea [new Brunswick Mr. .Foster toi  J hv ri^onel ESa?���������-with ������������ been windy. The Genderland L��������� the part wliich - ".Laurier for  Mdlu dreigoona and tw Royal ;o������������fct-to have arrived here on Sunday jmier"icry. played in. such-count!  but were prevented. by Colonel Evr.-_j  of the' Canadian corps -and^ two1 of the  SUli  gune  galloping two miles    and  adzing "it ;in' the nick' of time.  ."The  defended  ' gSflta ' wSTSStfT' ^t-ant'-dh^non  appearance  " Morrisey!    Smlth-Dorrien     eays     no mww WBWI*  praise can  be too- great for the devoted  gallantry' these troops  showed  ���������SJtereSSw** enemr fr������m th������ 1n" B"89lanB WBn*"^**1 the Chinese.  - "In tho afternoon an eventunpre-j pekin. Nov." lb".���������A Russian column  codented  in  Mr. Douglas' majority in East As-  piniboia Is 137 with two places missing.  The northern polls in Selkirk riding;  gave Mr. McCreary a majority of 10  over  Mr.  HasTam  on the entire  vote.  Official returns., give Krb (Liberal)  for South Perth.  '' Tho Conservatives claim   that  Hac-  kett  is elected In  West Prince, P.K.T.  P. 6URNS 8c CCX  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton. Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  ead   and Salo Stable of tbe Xiardeau and Trout Lake  S addle. and   Pack  Horses Always  for Hire.  . Freighting: and  Teaming a  Specialty.  CALGARY  Daily Stage'- leaves- Thomson's Landing every morning at'    :i,clocU  for Trout Lake Citv.' For particulars write .. ".  CRAIG & HILOfAN, Thomson's Landing.  THI3 CHINESK TROUBLE  of the result In  touched  Pre-  countles as  is causing -Resnigouch,        Gloucestershire .     and  Veettnoivland. - Then too,-Irrefutable  evidence   existed   of  the  vast   extent j  to which th������- line of "human devices"  were made.     There were several ingenious outcroppings of the "machine"  which will   be  ppvared  in  due course,  A TRIBUTE   TO  TUPPER  thia" war;" occurred  when of aso'mon'wlth four "guns which left  Mr.    Foster    dwelt    at    considerable  somo  200 ��������� mounted    Boers    suddenly hcrc   on   November  4th.   returned   on [length  charged  the rear guard  to  within 70 November 9th.  having    engaged    the   Albert.  yards, when they were 6topped by the.chlnese  ,n   HaIa  Tsung.      The  Rus-  Cftnadlan dragooas. - During the fight a|ans   fOUKj,t   s.WO    Chinese    troops'.  16  of  the  Canadians    fell - into  the d|SperainB them and killing 200.  hands of the enemy, who treated them RU8BianB hatl no casualties.  ... ���������t-_   T^_  on     the result   In     Tork .and  In both these constituencies  not  a  dollar  was spent  on  behalf of  the    Liberal  ' Conservatives.       They  The  were defeated true, but   the narrow-  kindly   and   released, them   after   re-fiSTwitatlw .o7~Tie.rTaen  now l"^ also ^challenge and a warning  ^���������^i^(n^^r^^,Jh^^,^e  moving their own dead and wounded. I^^n^ WM      Chinese and the al-  ta the employers  of .corrupt methods  La Presse  Says    He Has  Not    Boen  r       Actuated  by Racial  or  Rellg-  ,,     lous  Prejudice. ���������-  Montreal. Nov. 13.���������I.a Presse. the'  flaming French Canadian paper, edi--  torlally-paid a tribute last night {.o  Sir Charles Tupper. After reviewing  his public career mid eulog'alng his  indomitable energy and pluck in thc  face of defeat and expreslng regret  at his retirement, La Presse says':  "He has always been > exceedingly  favorable to the French Canadians,  whom   he   has   treated   with' Justice,  0.t:tt\NA0A  Head ttfllce. Toronto.   '".-  Capital  Authorized,   -.-$2,500^00.00  Capital Paid. Up, - *2,45������.������OS.OO  Bast, Jl.700,000.00  during which operation the Canadians jj,;a axe strengthening thc garrison as .opposed  to  them,   and  a message of  were compelled to lie on  their faces nBainBt possible Surprise},.     it i3 BUp- (encouragement to those who believed  ln order that they would not sec how p^,, ,thit   one.thi -   -' ���������  ���������"-*  ~.~tt���������.      v..  heavily the Boers hud-suffered.    Our. tantg  art>  Boxers#  casualties  were  two killed    and     tit    -  wounded." ��������� ' ,   ���������n-^ -r���������  BOBS   19   PLEASED  in   clean   and   hon03t   elections.      Mr,  '"c,,"������"'"   Foster-has had the tender of several  '!    Berlin.;-.Nov." , IH.^The    Frankfurter '.������? J������ ^^^--^^lIJ^I?  Zeitu'ng-.prints* a despatch from'-China,' I  saying  'that  discord  is  prevalent  la "  j Pekln   between   the -.military _and   the j'  ���������^nTT".    r. vr.,������i;^,f.Tit*a' diplomats,' and  tli'at the latter ���������are' at I  Commander    In    Chief    S������mplim I loggerheads among, themselves.-Count i  Canadian Batten' Mon. Von    iWaldersee   cnbtos from  lPekint :    Nov.    15.���������Lord    Roberta | under -jdatei of  Nove'mher i 11th,    that   Sir Richard Goes to England at, High  battery men,   the  former Chinese garrison of Pekin  | Co ..missioner.  jis between-Huai.Hul .-.nd KsutuHim. j   0llaw,M   K, ���������    i4.-The   Free   Press  He sent 3  Oerman expedition against  |it as It Is  likely the Chinese may attack the' Catholic priests  in  this  district of the Chinese empire.  on.h& part of all national and rel'g-  ious prejudice whlc h generally has  such a' hold on public men is one of  the  greatest  traits of his character."  ably" furnished .with  the choicest.  tlie_market affords...^ Beet .Winea ���������.  Large,~light  $1-   a , day.  Liquors and Cigars,  bedrooms. . Itates  Monthlv rate.   ,  j.iiMsi*;(Pi.tf,"-  CANADIAN    PACIFIC  .       M m 'LIME.'..  SIR   CHARLES   COMES   WEST  that he decided nothing in that connection as yet. He was going to  Ottawa for a fw days.  ON   TuH-SHELF  "Winnipeg,  inspected the Canadian  under Major Hudon. near Pretoria,  ���������mil complimented th*' corps on tho  work acoemptished. (It ia stated the  remaining Canadians of the .First contingent will be' Lord Roberts' personal  bodyguard .it the Queen's review in  London. '  Mr.  Kruger has  reached   Sues.  Private Bull, who enlisted- In Wln-  nilieg with Strathcona's Horse waa  severely wounded recently.  It ia stated-that Commander Botha  Ottaw:  a govetnint--."-1  o-gan  firms th  pr-c! cally con  i'P<,rt of yesterdr" that Sir  Winnipeg, Man., Nov. 13.���������Sir  Charles Tupper, leader of the Conservatives of Canada for the past four  years, ��������� accompanied by. Sir Hibbert  Tupper, arrived in Winnipeg from the  east yesterday morning, and after  spending.the day with Mr. J. Stewart  Tupper at "Ravenscourt" proceded  west to take i'i the elections in Yale-  Cariboo and Buirard' in British Columbia.  Sir' Charles was enthusiastlc-  It/- x  ^,   A    ,���������.,-������.h, .������   ���������iU V��������� )������J ally received a. thc depot by the Con-  Richard   Cartwright is   going  to Eng- heevtMve, rt ,������������������ elt      both ladics ana  land   ������3     ''.'?"     commlssicnor     'The ���������,���������.���������.. ,  I         -w- C...������l.n-1^ .1 111     1-������ i,I.I.i lt-1'.^i-.  RtTSSIA AND  ENGLAND  Tien   Tain,   Nov.' 13.���������The   Russians ;  ave   ordered   all   foreigners   in     the!;  railroad houses at Tong Ku to vacate'  he  buildings   and    the  British  have  haa eent 'Lord Roberts his .terms  of  sent, three' companies of infantry and  ipaper says    Mr.    Sutherland    will be  jihlnister   ot .r;:ide   and   c-r.-merce   in  Sir Riehqrl'c v'.nce.  '  SENATOR  POWER  IMPEIRXAL PARLIAMENT  London, Nov. 17.���������Parliament will  assemble on December 4th to vote ex-  'x>cnses of tho war   In  South Africa.  ��������� Ottawa. Nov. 14.���������It Is generally fee-^whlob-are now, expected to. amevunt-to  Bombay  cavalry." ordering- these";lieved 'that Senator ''Power,' ot- Hali-"sSdo.MO,OCtf ^ Before Clilrstmaii^an'ad-  th'o  .surr������nder.'iofJ-hls"-eolunin.     '     '��������� .'    *    '|J<������    Bombay  cavalrj-,"- ordering- thpsejlieved 'that Senator Power,  of-Halt-   jsoo.ew.OW.^, Before cjnirstmaa an'ad  ' "Lot^/Strathconavnetums    to ������B������- tMWps' to  rtt'Urn ana   protect    thetr  fax; will be the,next upeaiter Ut the\ Jodrntnerit, <mVCi, tw taken  until  thi  "land on 6*tur*ir momlnft, ���������    ]������r6������erty. '.. -   mpper house; . ._  'firet 1* Jaiiaiy.-- "���������   .  DIRECTORS:  H.  S.  Howland, President      >'  T.R.Merrltt.Vice-trea,  St.   Catherlnea  William Rameay, Robert Jaffray  Hugh  Ryan,   T- Sutherland,  Ste-yner  -Ellas Rodgers-    ,.  "  -    D.. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North Went and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,     Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson. Portage In Prairie  Prince     ' Albert,       Strathcona,  Vancouver,- Winnipeg, Rovelstoke.  ,     .   - / >   -    1      .       ��������� *  *������, i. %  Ontario:' . '  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingersoll.  Liatowel, Niagara Falls, Fbrt  Cclborne, Rat Portage, Sault Ste.  Marie, St. Catherines, St.Thoma*.  Toronto, Welland, Woodstock.  Hamilton.. .-    ,  Qnebec:  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and Interest  allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal,  and other debentures purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit-  Available at all points of Canada,  United Kingdom , Halted States.  Europe, India,-Chin* .TaptiD Av������-  tralla, New Zealand etc  Gold " purchased.       .   .  ThU bank lswies Special Receipts  which will"be accounted for at any  of the Hudson's Bay Co's Poets Ib  tbe Tukon'-and Northern'districts.  !.-(.:������V".s -v.-vit' B/'^B&HS&BBf;. ���������  .' \i��������� .Vmhi-w . Reyefetnkr.Bttari*,. -  STILL CONTINUES TO OP-  ERATE.JJRST-CLASS  SLEEPERS ON'ALL  TRAINS FROM REVELSTOKE AND KOOTENAY  LANDING  ROBERT SAMSON  and Draymari.  Draylns and dellvM7 work a  Teuos   "  ty.    .  ���������otto*    alwaya ready'on ^  Cantrsato tnr lahMnc tAftaa'  Also Tpuiist Oars [jus.sing  Duninorc Junction. Daily for  St. Paul. Saturdays i'or. Mon  treal ami Boston. Mondays  and Thur.-days for Toronto  Samccnrs puss Kevelstoke one  day earlier.  No trouble to quote rates  and give you a pointer regarding the Eastern finj) you  contemplate taking.  Fall and Winter Schedule now Effective  ' *orTinie-t������We������. Rttee, and full information call on or address nearest  local agent, or  T.A.BRADSHAW.Afcat. Reveisftfce  WF. ANDERSON      ���������' E. CtqyjLE  -   r.t.H/ a.c:p.a.  NeteM. ���������. C... VtmetmrtT,- a. C.  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  Blacksuiithing, , Jobbing,  Plumbing.  Vipe Fitting;.- ,  Tinsmithing   Sheet?Iron ^  Work,    Machinery . . Ke- ..-  paired.  Mining    Work   -a    Specially  K.OBT. GORDON  .���������'���������'> '"   S.-"' ;'. il~Prr.lt  Undertakias" ������������d Xmbn/ming  R. Howson 87 Co.,  -Kicnsiziv. AVE.  ytrttlt Ti*������i������t������s ������������-l?fn-nil������i'^. .������.>*'  0. *tr.  ;:   >V������������  * i~."i  I:hJv,.</..'  ^ fr********************* *������*  fr - '  fr  fr  fr  i  fr  fr  ������  ^Prescriptions |  Our Prescription Department Is nn- If  equalled for tbe riKf and skill with *  wnich our prescriptions are prepared,     fr  We carry a large ������������������toe'! of the Purest of  *  Drugs and Chemicals. ^  I>elivori������  made to any part of the  *  C������r-   |  Night Bell on Door.       %  .    fr  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  T  KEVELSTOKE T  fr ******���������! *******+���������******** "���������  Local and  General  News;  Emporium Milli !  Salvation Army.  Sp-eial iii"������tinpr-i will In; held in   tli'i  vtlviit.iim Armv B iri'.'icks Weilnusd'iy  ���������Rooms to  let.   nn   Second   Street. I m,l Tliui'-.liy Nov. 2Nt Mini 22nd.   led  iv Ensign Stai^ei-s of Spnkiine.  .Mip;ic L'liitei'ii si'rwici' entitled  le.-sii'ii's first prayer, Thursday evening.    Admission loc.  Ciifffts nnd C.ilci! social SiLiirdnv  ���������vi-niiif? thi12-ttli inst.. whi'n :in en-  -ollini'iit.nf recruits iinil i-oiiiiiiissiuninK  ifloc.-il officers will take place. Ad-  .ni.-sion 25i.'.  ���������WmRR at cost.  ni'i'V Parlors.  Apply at-the IJekalu office.  Fieil Kraser hns lieen appointed \  ilf pnty ivliirninK oftirer I'or the Revel- .  Miike elt'Cloi'iil district. !  ���������Shirt   wni-tH    made  reasonably.  Kiiiporiiim Parlors.  Xht-i'i" is to In* a. provincial election  in Quebec mi Dec. Vi h and another in  l'l-iiue Edward's Island on Dec. 12,  Tnrei'nood suites of rooms suitable  f n- larw fiiinilii's in tlio Green Slide  Uliu-k.   Apply K. TiippitiR.  ��������� Kno'-k-alionts and mil rimmed  slinpeMil cost this week. Emporium  .Millinery Parlors.  The annua! luectim; of the Hockey  Chili will ho held tomorrow evening  al S o'clock in the fire hall.  ���������For the cnn*h and the cold if you  jri't anv medicine at alii Li y Compound  Syrup'of White Fine and Tin-, it will  help you. Sold only at Canada Dm;*  ii Book Co.  ���������Ladies' natural all wool undervests  nnd drawers to mulch, fine and ������nfl.  Roods.   Regular price S1.5U each.    Sale  McKane Unanimously Elected.  Rnsslaml. Nov. 10, 10.10.  To John McKani'. lievelstoke.  "St. Andrew's Soci-ty tonight, unaii  imoiisly elected you president nfler  liiivinir heard.-the retiring president  sing 'Come yo hv Al.hol.' "  G. McL. Foihn, lion,  Sec.  price 81.23 or $2.50 per suit at the f*i eat,  Jleiliiolion SAle now on this week at  the Cash Bazoar.  ���������lt is just time t.o speak now for  yonr Xmas nniiihei-s of the illustrated  p-ipei-s at the Canada Drug and Book  Co. Tliey will have iiome heaut.il'nl  pictures tliis year and only 50 c. complete.  In spite of the storm on Friday eve-  unip: a quorum of the. city council turned up including Mayor .Smith. Aid.  Kilpatrick. Ahrahauison and McMahon. A repoitof lhe proceedings  will appear in our next is-snr.  The Coming Land is the title of a  verv handsomely gotten up guidebook  lo British Columbia, published by The  Clarion, Limited of 530 Hastings St..  Vancouver, at one dollar a copy. The  ���������work is profusely illlustrateil with  half tone engravings and the letter  press is interestingly written and up  to date.  The institution of the Rev. C. A.  I'rocunier M. A., into St. Peter's  Parish"Revelstoke. will bs conducted  liv lhe Ven. Ed.vyn S. XV. Penlieath  1). D., Archdeacon of Columbia, on  Wednesday evening Nov. 2Ut, 1900, at  7:30 p. in. A cordial invitation is hereby extended to all pai-Uh:oiicrs, adherents, friends aud sti-ungei's.  Work is going on on the wagon road  and was prosecuted even during the  Mono cm Friday and Saturday. There  mv 20 men at work and il. will be quite  possible to keep that many and more  employed all winter, if the government "wishes". There is very little  snow in the canyon and the side of the  river batik is loose and easily   worked.  The sloi'tn. which started ou Thursday night and raged here all Friday.  Sa'turdiiy and Sunday. . was very  severe aiul caught a good many people  where, the wood and coal were short.  It seems to have raged nil over the  province to the coast. Yesleiday's  advices to the C. P. R. report the  -worst storm known in 25 years to be  raging on the plains.  Rev. .Iuo. Bennett Anderson, the  singing evangelist-from London, Bug,  preached in the Methodist church on  Sunday morning and evening. In  spite of the storm the congregations  were good and the sermons delivered  by Mr. Anderson, especially lhe evening discourse were greatly appreeiat-  .-(!. He will conduct special evangel-  i-lic services in the .Methodist church,  each night this week. Mr. Anderson  was chaplain to t.he Uitlanders at the  lime of the .laniieson raid and has seen  many thrilling experiences in various  parts of the world during his career as  a evangelist.  It seems as if the fates were ngainsl  Mr. Oliver in Revelstoke. His Hrst  meeting in- Mr. Galliher's interests  was, postponed because of a delayed  -train, his second was cancelled on  Fi'iilav night because of the sinrin.  ���������>irr-6liver_is���������iinite���������uiiu-of-the-inost-  ineresling personalities       among  western public men. He is a pioneer  of western journalism and the progress  of Northern Alberta has owed much  lo the constant advocacy nf the re-  s<mrce< ok the district in the Bulletin,  which Mr. Oliver established in Edmonton nearly 20 years ago. bringing  the plant across the plain a thousand  miles in  Red River carts.  ���������It is acknowledged hy the highest  authority thateye strain causes more  headaches than i.ll other reasons combined. From this fact it will readily  hi seen that llmixarxls of people are  suffering from headache who do not'  know that the cause is a defect of  vision, or a. weakness ot the eyes.  Manv have taken medicines without  obtaining relief, or have sntfeied  thinking there was no remedy. Those  defects can all he perfectly cured with  properly adjusted glasses that will  relieve the strain. Consult Prof. W.  J. Harvey. K. O. M. C. 1. at J. Guy  Barher's until Sat. Nnv. 24th.  Dramatic Entertainment and Dance-  A dramatic entertainment will be  given in Tapping's theatre on Tlmr-  cliiy. N< v. 20l h.'in aid of St.. Peter's  chiii'cli. T ie programme will consist  of a two-act comedietta entitled a  "Bnx of Monkeys." a minuet, children's cake walk and living pictures,  the -whole to conclude with an impromptu dance. Tickets for sale at,  lhe Canailn Drug and Book Store and  at F. B. Wells' store. Reserved seats  75 cents ; general admission 50 cents,  children under fifteen 25 cents.  ���������Trimmed hats twenty per cent.  olT this week. Emporium Millinery  Parlors.  ���������Flat to Rent���������suitable for a small  family, over the Emporium Parlors  McKenzie Avenue. Apply to M. K.  Lawson,  Wanted.  day.  Unissinaker  wishes   sewing   by    the  Terms reasonable. Apply Box 13,  ltevplstokc Station.  HOCKEY MEETING  The Annual meeting of the Revelstoke  Hockey Ulub for the purposes of re-organization and election of omeers will beheld at lhe  Fire Hall on Wednesday. Xuv.'21ht, at 8 p.iii.  All interested iu hockey arc requested to  be present.  J. D. MOLSON, President.  Prof. Harvey, F.0.M.CI.  The .following are a. few of the  Kamloops people, who. having received corrections for defective sight  will testify as to the ability of Prof.  \V. .1. Harvey, F.O.M.C.I.  Mrs. A. B. Burger.      Frank Hat-more.  Experience  There are tv70   vital   points  in  the   drug   business:   ex-  '       perience and purity.  Our experience is beyond question  and the purity of our drugs is guaranteed. Prescriptions that arc filled  here are reliable.  We shall be glad to serve you.  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis,  TAYLOlt BLOCK,  McKenzie Ave  TAYLOR & GEORGE.  ���������    LBADIN& STORE"  LATE JA.MliS (JILL & CO.  Great Bargains  In Clothing  Men's All Wool Tweed Suits  Regular Prices, $8, $io, 16  Cut to $4, $6, $8  PANTS  Men's all Wool, Serge and Tweed  n s.  Mrs. L.Mar'.in.  E  M. El-skin.  Miss MeOaughety.  Mis. XV. A. McLean.  Miss A. Mains.  N. McPhee.  Mis. T. Bulliiian.  Thos. Haweli.  Miss McWhn.  Mis. Winters.  Henry Banzer.  Mrs. J. La very.  (Continued in next issue.)  Frederick Bell.  O. S. Balchalor  W. A. Night.  John Park.M. E.  \V. II. Bus...  Mrs.W. Fortune.  (J. Freiheller.  XV. E. Law.  Mrs. H. Monroe.  Mrs. E. Janes.  Mrs.O.S. Tavlor.  KATS  HATS m  HATS  Trimmed and   Untrimmed  Thc bet assortment of Trimmed  und Untrimmed Hats in the  City. Cull aud Inspect before  purchasing.  Misses Shepard &- Bell  McKenzie Avenue      o.vJil  REGULAR PRICE-$2-$3-and ?4  CUT TO���������$i oo���������$i 50-$z.  NECKWEAR  Men's Beautiful Silk Ties  REGULAR   PRICE���������soc-doc-75c���������and $1 00  CUT TO���������20c. each.  HATS  REGULAR PRICE���������$1 50-8200���������$2 50���������^3 oo-$3 7s-  CUT TO���������$1 00���������?i 50��������� $2 co-$3 oo-!S3 25  -$4 00  We are also giving a Cash Discount of 20 per  eent. off air our BOOTS and SHOES  Ti  The Wide-Awake Business Men,  McKenzie   Avenue.  ^M^M^t^\m^m\W^iK==::^'MS^  Be Your Own Landlord  1S0  SB  ���������4?  B  Wi  Stop Paying Rent!..  A bundle of receipts will be all you will have ta show tot v^srs <>( iviit  paying, tl yon own a lot, or have tbe m������Wy to lmr otic. THt: R HKH, i-ii  will assist you to FUKlIIIASE or BWII.D A HOUStf, and permit repav 1 .'tlch  not greater than the amount usually spent for rent. " "  Canadian Birkbeck Investment & Savings Co  Capita!, $2,500,000.     Head Office,���������Toronto.     .  Full particulars on application.  B.  ������������Jy &y C������ ^> v'.^ Ss������������ ;d*i SS  LEWIS,  Local Agent.  G. S. McCARTER,  Solititor.  4J  ffi  88  m  Olearing" Sale  of Stoves  at COST.  Wi' will offer from tirfw  until llie ond of this month  mir t'tiliri' l,-ii'K(! and w.ill  nssni'ti'tl stock ��������� of l.'ook  Stoves ami -Box Stoves nt  Cost IVii'i'.  These Stoves buying lieen  )iiii'..'hased liel'oi-o the atl-  v.'ince in price are much less  tlian pi'i'ti'iit cost,  Stoves will lie marked in  plain tifrurON, and will lie  sold for CASH ONL.Y.  <-^W. M. Lawrence  ESTATE  Hardware. Tinware. Stoves.  1'aints.    1       Oils and (.ilasB.  ������jS*^-Agenl for Hamilton I'uw.ler Co.  A Dainty Timepiece  The lonir, ilclii'atc chain ih the correct iuIJuiikI tor. a  Ilaint> Time lMeio. ami is nseul in mi many other  ways you can't afford to be without one,  We offer specfal biirguinsin these fashionable chains  either with or williout the watch.  GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller  ���������    ���������Mackenzie Avenue.  m  m  m  P  is*  ISC'  ft*  THE   FRED   RC3INSON    LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.  ^<&$}&<*)&&  On and aft er this date our pi-ices fin-Cat Firewood will   lie ns   followsr*-  SI 00 Per Cord at Mill  $2.00 Per Cord Delivered  PRICES CUT FOR CASH.  FRED'ROBINSON. ��������� ��������� ���������   ��������� Managing- Director.  I.arpe nnd Well Lighted  Sain|jlo-Hoo:ns   Heated hy Hot Air jt ml j"lectric  Hells and Li^lil in every room -  Tree T,������s Meets All Trains  Reasonable Kates    .HOTEL  YIGTORIA  .JOHN V.- PERKS." L'noPHiici'oK.  ,    Niitht  drill i'uia 'n (".nncclion for the Convenience of flnests  ITonrlv Street I'nr -  Uetweep Hotel und Station  ^@^������Q^������fe,    lo(gc  OXjOSIIETQ-  OTJT  SALE   Sheriffs Sale.  Under and hv virtue of a Warrant of Execution is-ned out ofthe Gniinty Court of  Kootenav holden at Kevelstoke in an action  wherein'Ole Peterson of Trout Lake, i-- I'laln-  tiff and Alex. Ol-on of Trout I.aku is Defendant  1 have seized all the undivided one fourth  interest of thesaid Defendant Alex.Olson, in  and to'the Copper Chief Mineral Claim,  situated on the South side of Trout Creek,  about six miles from I'rout Lake and will offer  thejame for sale nt the Court House ln the  Citv of Itcv'.'lsiolse. on Thursday, the 'i'iml day  nf S'ovember. A. I). KW, at tlie hour of two  o'clock in the afternoon.  bated this ������lh dav of November, A. D. 1000.  JA.MESTAYr.OH.  -���������������������������������������������^=^���������-���������= DeptySlicnfi:���������  GOODS AT YOUR OWN  PRICES  EVERYTHING MUST GO  NOW OX AT  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie Ave.  ********-i-r******-e*******'h*  fr fr  2  We Repair  X  * '' WATCHES %  j;   - CLOCKS, %  t.  and_A 11 _kinds ot it-v.c\Ierv .. i.  KXAMTNATrON   OF   ASSAYERS  for lJ(;E^���������c;E to-prautioe '  IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.    ���������  THERE'S   SOMETHING  ii'ioiit thi'su  Men's  Furnishings  \Vliiili will insiirv you pli>m>iifp. It is  lhe styliJ inoi-.' t lull) nny ������'. ber ii'nliin'  llml. I'l-i'imiiiii'iuls th.Jin.  Tlii'ic ;ni' 111:1 liy novcllii's nml 11n*  lii'Sl nl' I !li' staiiihud little I hin^s which  ini'iiii so iniicli in :i   liitin's xtx'l u]>.  HATS-Rt-Mi!..!- pi-i.-i-.. $l.r)(), .$2 no.  $2 DO Mini $:il)l). S.ili' jii-ii'f fur the  wex-k. iir.:. $1 00, $1,25 ami $2.U0.  J. B. CRESSMArN  MACKENZIE A VENUK.   .  A GOOD  NAME....;  Is better than riches   Wu have the name of mnkini?  the only stylish Suits in Town  ���������for <lu rain I ity nnd quality  they also excel.  _^TRY ONE  R.S. WILSON  , ..' Next the-McCarty Block.  Rod Ko������e Iieirrce meets second and fourth  Fridays of each mouth; White llose Dimrfe  meets Hrst Friday or eaeh month,In Od.Hollows'  Hall.   VIsltinK brethren welcome.  WM. MATHERS,  Fe.irutnrv.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  Hi'KUliir meetiiiKS arc held In iho  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at K 11.111 slnirp.  Visiting brethren cordially Invited  ���������    THOS. STEED, W.M.  Court  Mt. Begbie  I. O. F., No. 3461.  Meets in thc Oddfellows'Hall,on the second  and fourlh Mondays ol  ench mouth. Vis'ltJni;  brethren invited to attend.  B. n. ATKINR,  Chief Itangcr.  C. IV. MITCHELL,  Rec.-tSee.  Gold Range Lodge K. of P.,  No. a6, Revelstoke, B. C.  Meets every Wc.lnfs.liij' in  Oddfellow^' i:;t<] ���������t 8 o'clock  Vi.sitiiiK Knights invited.  Wm. Mathf.ws. C. C.      ::::::  :'::':     J. ^SAVAOE, IC. oi\R. & S.  Chamois  From 1,ki. tu 7jo. apiece.  Chest Prjtectors  Chamois Vests, $2.25  Sponges  fr If the   work   Is   not fotl������factory  we   fr  fr refund vour monev.                                   fr ,  j. fr\  fr WEGUARANTEEOURWORK'*'  f Rnd stand by our guarantee.              t^  fr  NOTICE Is hereby  nlven   that,    In   aeeord  mice witli section Itol "Iliireiin of Mines Act,"  a special   examination   fur   I'llleleney   ln   the  practice of as.avlnis will Iw held In tho City of ,  Nelson,on December.'Ird, and such  following!  dav* ks limy be found necessary.  lictallMii such examlnsilon  may  be  found  We alBo carry a poc.d line of Watches T  fr and .Jewellery, v.hich we di*poi-e of at \\\  fr   moderate prices. ,j.  | E.M. ALLUM, |  I * The I.eadlne fr  \ j. Watchmaker and Jeweler.        fr  i * *  ****************** i.******i.  In the 11. C. Gazette  ment Oflice.  -on  (lie  in   each   Ciovern-  Inienillne i-nniUdiilos should make aopllca-  lion fur smli eiiiinlnatlon 10 days In advance  tn the I'r.nlliolsl As������ayer. Secretary of Ulard  of Kxaminers, Victoria Such application to  be uceumpMiied with thc feu of {III.  -   ItlCHAItn MrlHtlDE,  Mlnlsier of Mines.  Department of Mines.  Victoria, Il.C.Sth November, K-00.  1  Wi  m  ���������it  ������  5S5  m  The 'Cash Bazaar.'  THE STORE FOR THE LADIES.  Great Clearing Sale  of Mantles  i  m  m  m  m  I  m  m  We have a number  of old   Mantles which   Ave  want to'clear, and now that the cold   weather is here  gg  ���������������---- if * do m  perhapB you are thinking of getting one.  not buv without giving us a call.    It will  givin  Mantles at your own  price,  now on sale.  pay you.  fyji  These   goods nrer P&  MS  M^wmMMw^Mm3mMBwmwmmm  **************************  T Just, rci'i'iv.-il u full line nt' ������  | Will's.  |    Famous Tobacco  + ���������  % FOK 10 DAVS ONLY  %   Quaker Baihs  at  % $6.00  I "W.J.Bennett  fr (Succe-si-jr to (,', ,1. Amau.)  fr  **************************  w  m  i.,y   ^lisij  a-rpL���������. _  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  ^>  iW  ousekeepers  'nv fs thf   timo   to   pui  Wintui-'ssupply of  Vegetable  ������^" N"w ts tin*   timo   to   pui   in   your  Win tui-'s su pply of 0.  at reasonable pricci.   Theproods are  llr.^t elu^s and Inelude   .  POTATOES. TURNIPS,  CARROTS  BEETS, ONIONS. PARSNIPS,  Also for sale iibnui 10 tons of  HAY  oc0-3in  D.'CROWLE,  Itoycl-tnku  T.O.  ! -^  Baker  AND      ...  Confectioner  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  " .,  ;    AND ASSAYER.-'  Royal School of Mines, London." Seven vears  at  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.     17   yeara  Chief  Chemist  to Wlgim  Coal and  iron Co.,   Kng.  Lute chemist and Assaver, Hall Mine, 1.1.1.  Claims examined and reported upon.  ,   , Revelstoke, B.C.  All nature is smiling and cav���������  Should you ko hunlini; today;  And shoot by pood luelt.  Hear, Deer, Wrlrldue or Ilucl<,  I can mount 'em for moderate pay.  H.W. EDWARDS, Taxidermist'  Third Street, Kevelstoke, 11. c.  rXfli. 0. Ilox���������IS.  GIVE YOR'TKETH ATTKXTION  When tliey first'need il, before' ihrv  . itivc yon naln, therebv avoldiiur needless Mifferlnir nnd iisssurhiK more .inlli-  factory and pcrninncnt work, nnd nt Ie,-.*  cost, than if left until the latter stones  of'decny.  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  : .:    :    :    Taylor Dloeit.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE  ]llack Hear and  Kangaroo' niineral claims  Hltniitc lu the Lardeau Mining IMvlMon  nf  Wi^t    Knntciiuv    District.     Where  locnted :  nt   tho   heiiduntcrs  of  Hour  Creek, a tributary of Tool Creek.  Take   Notice   lhat    I, .1.  I'rcd.   Ulichic.   of  Hossland. li. U. (m-iIiik as aijent for "The Illai-k.  Ileiir .Mininir  Co..   nf    l.ardenu,   fi. (i,   Mil."  Free  Miner's    Cenitlealc   No.    ullJ-J"),    Free  Minor's  Ceriillcnti; No.   n:iwi.i2,   Inlend, sixtv  days Irom tlie date hereof,   lo   apply   to   the  MinliiK Kecorder fur Certificates of 'improvements, for llie purpose  of obtaining  Crown'  (JraulM of the above claims.  And further lake notice   lhat action, under  section V7.  must   he   commenced   helore   the  issuance of such Certificates of Improvements.  Hated this Fifteenth day of September, A.D.,  1901). .  '    .I.'FRKI). RITCHIK.  This notice v.-ai first published In this" paper  on the lilh day of November, 1(11)0.   .'..-���������    ���������  Bread - Delivered - Daily  FOR SALE  Two Cars of Beef Steers  Two iind three yenrs old, for delivery   between  now and liecciiibcr 1st.  For particulars npply to Iho undersigned,  BURCH & CO,  novd-lt Ned I'eer, Alta.  L. A.  FRBTZ  Contractor  and Builder  Houses and Stores to Rent  and For Sale.  ..LOTS FROM $150 UP.j  -ON   EASY   TERMS-       1  <44*4-tr**������*1t44HHf44*4**4(4(**+-*  ���������Mer)*  K. H. MATNB,,  Notary. Publip and insurance Agent..  !^.'#t!P''iS#]'#)#'S'##^)#'^ %'0jWl^l^t^:'%%'%%'%<f,.  CALL AND INSI'ECT OUU STOCK OF.  NEW  GROCERIES  Its all Right  Providing you iiru   pulronizinfj  the StCitm Laundry.  VV> need your hiipport. Do wi>  merit, it ? Come now let 'us  reason tngetlier. Can you give  us any just reason why we  .".',,     ,should not.djs'^joui' \ynsUing?J  F. BUKER, T���������--  Proprietor.- Telophonei -$8  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE '. ." ;  Mountain Ilolle mineralcialmvsltiifited^  iu    the   Lardeau   Minim;   Division   of  West    Kootenay     District. Where  located : nl the headwaters of Dear  Creek, a tributary of Tool Creek  Take Notice that I. J. Fred Kltehle. of'  Kossland, II. c (acting as aj.'ont for Frank'  '���������raiiKiTsmttli Jr. Fruo Miner's Certlllcate  No. ii;i0!)7i). Fr������u Mlner'sCerlilleatc No. n������G9,"ci  Inlend. sixty days from the date hereof, to  imply to the Mining Keeorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose ol obtaining a Crown Cram of the above claim.  And further take notice that  action,  under  section  :i", must  he   commenced   before  tho  lhsuiiiieeol.Hiii.il Certificate of   Improvements.  Diited tills Fifteenth  day   of September,  A.  D��������� llM). -  J. FHED. HITCHIK.  This notice wa������ flrst published In this paper  on the nth dav of November, IflOO.  Jas. I. Woodrow  BUTCHER  Retail Denl.M'in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.,  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled, -  KS-aKSl, RBYB6SKMB, B.S.  H.Q. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOK6, B  C,  ������  *  rA  fl

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