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Bs. r/tVHmj9*l*^*j*)Mf&j*Pj^^  OUR  GROCERY  TR^lDE  Ib steadily increasing I  QUALITY I  PRICE !  GOOD SERVICE !  Are the counters.  A DELICIOUS  BEVERAGE *  That clelifebts' tilike the Stomach,  Brain and Palate is made from  our  GOOD COFFEES,  TEAS, und  men cocoas.  Wc handle none hn b the hest and  we believe you prepare none but  the best, and so we are sure our  Groceries, including onr Chocolates. Coffees and Teas, must  suit you.  ���������**!������^WR****������i**������^*J>*������K^J^������^������^*^^������ti>i  '���������A\:  A SUBSTANTIAL BOGEY.  The Big Six, the Hill-Morgan-Rocke-  I'ellor railroad aggregation, is an affair  of over a billion dollars, to be exactly  accurate of $1,011,742,037. of capital.  It controls 40,120 miles of riiilrcmd. Thu  American Smelting ifcRelining Co. has  a capital stock of $100,000,000. The  Steel and Iron Tnibt is another affair  of ii. billion dollars. These are all  associated combinations, offshoots of  the Standaid Oil Co. The combine  practically controls the transportation aud mineral output and its allied  industries in the United States. There  never has been seen anything like it  in the history of the world. Alr?ady  the big iron works lately staz ted at  Sydney, Cape Breton, liiivecomenudcr  its control. Last week the Canadian  papers were pointing to this gieat  enterprise with a glow of satisfaction  as a purely Canadian undertaking. A  day or two ago a rumor came that the  Steel & Iron Trust were bidding for it.  It. was denied. Subsequently the  denial was modified to the extent that  "the deal had not yet been closed." In  a day or two we shall doubtlesss hear  that the negotiations have been completed. Anyd.iy one may expect to  see a similar series of rumors, denials  and- confirmations with regard to the  Big Six" having secured conlrol of thu  Grand Tumi: and C. P. R. The public  knows nothing of these gigantic de-ils  till they are practically put through,  not that the fifty, millions or so rieces-  sary.tn acqoiie sufficient stock in our  Canadian companies to put them in  contiol would seem a very gigantic-  affair to the Vauderliilt-Ruckefeller-  Morgan combination. As. for our  smelting and- mining industries, llie  American Smelting and Refining Co  is aheady milking its boast that it  holds them within its gi*asp'(ind as it  matter of fact if - the ��������� twirior three  remaining refine! ie.-, in the States,  whicli are still holding out ag.-iinst the  trust, capitulate, it will be fully  competent lo justify its assertion. The  trust would simply'jotiLitiuc to refuse  to take Canadian m.-iUe and the smelters would ha veei ther to close npovsliiji  all the way to Kngln nil. And wit li the  smellers down would close the mines.  The trust is - not-evenr ncuv buying  CAnadian oie and any miiu's that are  win king in Kcoti'iiay today are ihoiis  whose oie tin* IConteniiy smellcrs ,-ne  treating and no others. This is I lie  situation. Theie arc some (ipt.iiiiisl'..  who ailed to legard it wilh com*  placenc y and do a good deal more than  insinuate that anyone, who dues  otherwise, must be in the pay of.lhe  C.P.R. At the risk of incurring Ihe  displeasure of these advocates of Lhe  policy of placing this province at the  mercy of thc Standard Oil Co. to make  or lo mar, the Lllilt.M.u ventures lo  assert that never iu ils hisLoty has lhe  Dominion faced a graver crisis or one  ftanght with more i'.-ir reaching consequences or which required a bolder  and more fat* seeing policy from the  rulers of , the country, than is being  presented right at this very time.  COUNCIL OF BOARD OF TRADE.  THE STREET LIGHT  SERVICE.  If this city owned .its, own electric  light plant the' Fire, Water & Light  committee would not hiive to be figuring on the least number of street lights  they can do with, us they are compelled to do at present in order to keep  down expenses. On the conli-iry'they  could put in lights all over the-town  as lavishly , as the convenience of the  ralepaveis required without' being |at  .my additional cost, beyond that of  the lamps, whatever. And :ifc the  same time we should possess a valuable  asset in the shape of the plant. As it  is now we have to cut our street lights  down to a kind of darkness made  visible on sonic streets and none at all  on others, we have to p-iy to the  company a considerable annual sum  and one increasing every year for this  inadequate service', which we cannot  afford to conveit into an adequate and  satisfactory one and at the end of  each year or a hundred years for that  matter, we hnve spent the money and  there is nothing to show for it.  The Government Asked to ^Continue the  Trail   From    Goldstream, .to    Canoe  River. ���������    "  The fortnightly meeting' of the  council of the board of trade was held  at 10'JO ii. in. on Thiusdiiy. Present  President McCarty, R. Gordon. I. T.  Brewster. J. D. Sibbald, 13. A. llaggen  and Secretary Shaw.  Messrs. Brewster and MeCarter who  were a special temmittee to draw up a  lesolution to Thos. Taylor, M.P.P..  asking the government to continue  the trail from Goldstream to Canoe  river ���������-reported recommending the  following resolution, which was  adopted:  Resolved: "That in the opinion of  this hoard, it is imperative iu thc  interests of the future prosperity of  Revelstoke, that steps should be taken  at an early date to open, by means of  a trail, that portion of the Big Bend  district lying north of .Goldstream,"  wliich by the reports of Messrs. Lee  ancl Gamble, now on file with.the  provincial government, is shown to -be  rich iu agricultural, timber arid min-'  eral icsources which under develop;  ment would give large revenues to  (he province.  That- this board make known to the  provincial authorities the fact'that  there aie large- and valuable deposits  of mica and also large tracts of valuable iigricnltui.-il* land in the vicinity  of Tete Jautu: Cache and that at  present the only meaus of access  thereto is liy way of a trail [over the  divide at the head of the' north'  Thompson liver and that"the output  I'i om said mines and the pioduct. from  said lands must eventually come down  stream by way of Canoe river and  Columbia river to Revelstoke and that  by reason of thu lack of tutnsportation  facilities the said mica deposits are  net being developed I o any' ( onsider-  ablc" extent and said lands .are not  being -, settled ' uj-.ni: and that by  ccinlinning (lie nail fiom Goldstieani  to C.inoe river, connecting with the  present trail up Canoe river, a means  ot access to the said di.-lricj; would" he  affiuilcd and the many resources of  that district-.would ,r become <nibre  widely known.        ''   *;,'       ..;.    ..  That this" hoard has acquired  informal inn showing th-it. lhe distance  fiom Gol'.lstriMiu In C.inoe river.is less  limn TM miles and lhat the district  which would lie traversed by the proposed tuiil presents no dilliculties to  trail building.  That n, copv of tliis" lesolution be  forwarded to the local member. Mr.  Thomas Taylor, M. L. A."  It ~\vas resolved to request- Mr.  Gallihei', M. P.. to have fifteen thousand dollars placed on the supplementary estimates, for the improvement of  ,the Columbia-between Revelstoke and  C.inoe l'iveivllsVteps aie being taken  to place.ste,-imei-s on the river between  these points'.  It was also resolved to ask,the  provincial government to have 'the  vote of $1500 for the' ferry ' from  Goldstream to Smith: creek->expehded  for that purpose.      . '       . \  "The secretary was instructed .to  write Mr. Taylor with regard to the  repair of, the'mattrass ��������� work on ��������� the  river-bank j-v^j������������������'- ','  - .' -'���������,-, ��������� - -.-  C. B. Hume & Co,  A Fight to a Finish.  During the week, n bear, who has  been wintering ou "Vancouver moun  tain and hoarding at the mine without  paying, refused to take his time when  it was offered to him hy foreman Sam  Barker and got gay with the cook.  This was going too far so one of the  star boarders came down to town and  bun owed a big gun and loaded it io'i-  bear. Volunteeis were called for and  England and Ireland ma: died out to  battle for the honor of the  camp  and  hear meat.  Telliiride Mike, late of Colorado, led  the advance with the gun while Klondike .lim In ought up the rear, armed  with an axe. a huiat and ti striking  -hummer, Thus as in former encounters in the glorious annuls of British  battles the Irish brigade was put in  fiont with an English one behind it to  keep it from running away/^At tbe  (ii st shot bruin, who was a. Boer, went  i-nto lunger and showed fight. After  tiring away all of their ammunition,  ���������ind keeping "p the glorious tiaditions  of lhe Empire by hitting everything  but lhe enemy, they advanced upon  bruin and the light was resumed at  close quart ors. After an hours engagement in which they lost Ihe axe and  hammer, ihey succeeded in roping his  bearship and drugging him up to the  camp where he was court in.irtialed  and assassinated hy the cook.���������Silver-  t.ouian. -. i-    ;  mittee were at a loss" to make a  selection of a suitablje site and asked  for suggestions from the meeting.  A motion was passed instructing the  committee to ascertain from the Dept.  of the Interior, whether a site could  be obtained back . of the English  church. v  It was also resolved that the provincial government bo asked to make  a grant of $1000 for hospital purposes  and further, that Mayor Kilpatrick bo  appointed a deputationjto the government for this . purpose. Another  motion was passed requesting the  mayor to interview Mr," A. S. Farwell  on the site question, taking wilh him  maps and other, instructions.  Mr. MeCarter submitted a draft of  an hospital association and moved,  seconded by Dr./McLean that the  citizens form an , association for a  hospital und that the -following seven  gentlemen' act as trustees: Fred,  Robinson, W.B. Pool.'R. Howsoh, T.  Kilpatrick,'-J. Abrah'iimsou, C. H.  Temple and 1, T. Brewster.     -, ���������   ���������  After some discussion on the plan of  the buildingilaiu liefore ]\te meeting by  the committee, the.finajiee .committee  were instructed to interview the.city,  council at their next-, meeting and lay  before them the. proposition of bou-  ussing the society..with three or four  thousand dollars. S    '       ���������  ..The reports of the two committees,  wete then adopted .arid the meeting'  adjourned to meet again at the call of,  the chairman. -The next rmeeting'will  probably be Held when Mayor Kilpatrick returns from his'pyopose'cl'visit to  the coast and report's.the'results of his  interviews with 'the'go'vernment and  Mr. -Farwell. when the affairs of the  various committees will-be" wound up  and the business be transferred to'the  newly formed association^- ' .  The.Census Returns For Washington.  The U. S. censjs returns give .the  population of Spokane as- 36.S13.'_ In  1P0O it stood'at 10.922.- Seattie.'has'  none up from -12.837 in IS90 to' S0.G71."  Tacoiini with "37.711 -has -'only/added  1G0S to its population-".t^ince-1800 and'  Spokane is giving it a race'for second  place. The -'population''' of "the whole  "-Jtiile of*Washington hns increased-;to;  518,103 from- ;-U0.030 um years ago, an  iiicit'itse"of-1S.3 percent";'/'   ';-'' V ', .;���������  THE DOUBLE EAGLE.  London Shareholders Conferring With  thc Directors.  Messrs. .1. Douglas Walker, K. C,  O. A. Kirby. solicitor, both of London,  England, XV. F. Cochrane, of Macleod.  and .1. 3. Young, of Calgary, have  been in town for the- last few days  discussing plans for the future opei-  iitions of the Double Eagle Mining and  Development Co., in which' the two  former have become large shareholders and the two latter occupy the  positions of president and vice-president, respectively. These gentlemen  havo been conferring with Manager  XV. B. Pool during the last three days  and also closing an important deal by  which lhe Double Eagle Co. become  the owners of no less than ten  additional.clainis in the Lardeau, Fish  Creek and Big Bend distticts.  A IIkr.vld representative was  officially' informed last night that  tliece is not a word of truth in the  report published in yesterday's Mail  in connection with the matter. The  Mail's entire article i.s purely imaginative and contains' so many things  that are so wide of the actual facts  that- the company does not think it  necessary to take the trouble of  denying them,.'being satisfied that the  public will treat them at their true  value. ' ' -  As a matter of fact the "negotiations  have not been concluded and-Messrs.  Pool. Kirby, Walker. Cochrane and  Young expect to be occupied for'the  nextday'iir two perfecting their plans'  for this season's work on'their numerous properties which fire likely to be  conducted on 'i large scale, and will  mean .much for the various districts  concerned.        - -   /  There is no!truth' whatever in the  report that.! he Netl ie L. has jbeen sold  or'that the Gieat Western Mines have  sold Messrs.-Kirby & Co. a large block  of treasury shares. The visit, of these  'gentlemen is purely, and simply in  connection with the Double Ec'gle Co.  and 'the result of their deliberations  wjjl be,announced iii\due.."coiirse,'   ',';',  Recruiting for the S. A, Constabulary.  dipt. Burstall of the R. C. A. and  recently captain of A Co., 2nd Bttn,  Royal Canadians, accompanied by  Capt. Vaux of the Army Medical  Corps, Ottawa, and Serg. Fenner  was in town on Wednesday recruiting  for the S. A. Constabulary. There  was a huge number of applicants of  whom the following nineteen weie  selected, subject however to a final  examination by Capt. Fall at Ottawa.  Percy Murks of Vernon, an old Royal  Canadian Dragoon, was made sergeant  and put in charge of tho Revelstoke  detachment.  J. Coombs, Ashcroft, actingcorporal.  ,1.T. Bi'imimage. Salmon Arm.  ,T. E. Bacon, Enderby.  Chas. Begg, Kelowna.  G. R. Clarke, ReveKtoke.  J. W. Culbert, Lungley.  XV. J.-Duniie, Revelstoke.  Ij. L. George. Kualt.  B. Gardnm, Enderby.  J. A. Johnson, Ashcroft.  L. U. Hunter. Vancouver.  C. 11. Little. Revelstoke."  . U.A.L. McDonald. Wellington, Out.  W. J. A. Mort, Knalt.  Walter Mulder, Essex, Ont.  Ernest Skyrne. Enderby.  /Hurry Trudgeon, Revelstoke.  No. 2 Fire Brigade Social.  A very pleasant' evening was spent  on Wednesday hist at the. social given  bv the members of No." 2 '(ire brigade  in their bi}, room on the upper floor of  the lire hall. Tho room was prettily  decorated and made n capital ballroom  accomodating three sets- at a time  easily. ' About 18 couple were present  ivho kept tho ball rolling merriiy to  the excellent 'music furnished by the  orchestra, which' consisted of Messrs.  Williams, mandolin, Barber- , and  Kincaid, guitars and Watterson,  violin. Refreshments were served in  tho dance room,.being provided by the  well known caterer, A. N. Smith.  The dancing .was kept up till an earlv  hour next morning-and the brigade  must he congratulated, on the great  success of their first entertainment" in  .their.own.home....   .'    -.  V  v,,   .    :  UNEXPLORED RICHES  Tlie council then adjourned.  THE  HOSPITAL^ MEETING  An Association Formed and Provisional  Board of 1 trustees Elected. .  There was a very fair attendance nt  the Hospital meeting on Thursday  evening last but still there were a  number of people conspicuous by their,  absence, who might very well have  been there. All the three committees  reported. W." A. ���������" Nettle made a  verbal report for the building committee accompanied by a plan of a twostor-  ey building estihiated to cost $7000.  which the couimit'tee'recommeiided tor  adoption.  F. G. Fauquier for the finance committee read the following report:  "That they regret that the. shortness  of time since their last report has  prevented . them from obtaining  answets to some of the enquiries sent  out for information, but we feel justified in stating that the sum of .*ji5200,00  can be raised for building purposes.  For maintenance. 86680,00, provided as  follows, viz:  mjiLniXG PURPOSES.  Private subscription 82000.00  Gov't, grant ������2000.00  Other resources $1200.00  Total $5200,00  l-OK.  MAINTENANCE       '  X  R.R. & Lumber Co.  employes.$2880,00  G o v't $1500,00  Tickets.. V $1000.00  District nursing $ 100,00  Victoria order of nurses $ -100.00  Paying patients $ 500.00  Total $0680.00  T. Downie for the site committee  reported that he did not think block-  ���������10 on the C. P. R. townsite could be  got without buying it outright. There  was a difficulty about block 32 opposite  C. Holten's residence because A, S,  Farwell was half owner. The location  behind R. Tapping's garden and the  site next the Gun Club ground could  either of them be leased at a nominal  rental on n SO yp-irs  lease.   The  com-  and being marked and placed on  our shelves.  I  ***********  There will be Bargains and a  chance to purchase our goods at  very reasonable figures.  r...������.i������uj,.iijiii.,iin������i.,.  .*>jn. imvmi.. ..uj'i ummimmm  HIDDEN IN THE   EIG   BEND  Whicli Await the Rush of Prospector*  Anticipated to Flock, in There Next  Season.  There is a   good   deal   of  talk 'and  inquiry   in   outside    mining     circles'  aliout the Big Bend district, now  that  the government of   the.   province   has  adopted a settled   policy   of   development in that section.    In view of   this  fact it isaltngether likely that consider-'  able prospecting will take place  there  this coming season, paiticularly as the.  new steamboat line   from   Revelstoke..  up the liver will place   large   sections  of the district within easy reach of the  prospectors,   for   whom   Jaiich    field  awaits a careful search for the mineral  wealth existing in   the   country.     To  take one very obvious line   of  exploration.   The whole of   the  west   bank  almost present s a hi the*, to only slightly  explored held.    Smith Creek   is  about  the only creek at all well known   and'  Smith Creek gives   excellent  promise  of placer gold in its gravel, so excellent  that no doubt the other creeks   on   the  same side of the river will well   repay  examination.   Seymour creek   is   one  of these, along which   the puss    wass  found, which in the old   days   of   the  Big Bend stampede in th'e .sixties" was  used to convey   supplies   from  Kam-  Inops'by way of the 'Seymour Arm  of-    ,  Shuswap lake to the   mines      It    is-'  notorious that   goood   indications of;  liiineraljwcalth were known   to   exist,"  along this pass in those days."  Bur, the  stampede subsided, and the   pass   was' ,  left deserted and bnt little systematic  prospecting hashc-en' done in   it since,'  though an occasional spasmodic  effort  has been made   to relocate   one quart'/.'  claim of fabulous promise,  which   was   '  diccvered   in   those   early   days  and  abandoned on account of the   prohibitive expense of carrying on  mining in.  anything   Inn.   the   richest .kind*   of  -  placer   at   that  time. <���������    "There - are    -  numerous-creeks between the Jordan,  on   which*  several 'promising   galena    ���������_  claims were located some four  or 'five  yeais ago. and   this ."Seymour  creek,,.  whichAvoulddoubUess'.^wcOl-reward a  systematic and .cafefiiP'TuvestigationC     '  Ou   this   side .of    the .-river  "quartz"^'  piospecting. has   only   been  done' in   ���������  spots and comparatively  recently  but  in every instance with the best insults.  And there are'basins and   -.'alleys- and  ridges within sight of such well known  properties as the Standard and Eureka,  and within a few mile? of the Columbia.,  which have as yet  received, only   the  most   cursory,, if any,     examination*  though in some  cases   the   leads   can'  actually be traced with the naked ��������� eye   ���������  traversing     the     mountain      sidesti  Further back from  the   river   is  still  almost,-i  virgin   section.-well  within  the   great   Kootenay    mineral    belt,'  while the head waters.of Goldstream.'  the great ;gold producer of the  early  days and the whole section north from,   -  that creek to the trend   of   the' river,  a country of the utmost promise  as   a-  galena bearing formation,   is  totally'  unexplored and unknown.,    There   is"  a field here for exploiationSwell.within  the great inetaliferous -belt  of ���������Koot--  enay, unsurpassed-'in the province, the/  promise of which is very great', :is   the' -  rule has hithcrtopbtained all the way  "from Icliiaho  and-Coloi ailcT~tlm"tr~the' '  further   north   within   this   belt   the  richer the leads. The Heiiald believes'"  that there is no section of the piovince'  likely to belter repay the labors of thu"  prospector than this country indicated",.-  ,-ibove. which   is   now  practically   already placed for next season   iu   easy   ,  and     uninteiriipted     communication'  during the period of   navigation   with*1,  its base of supplies at Revelstoke.' .  I  1  ,  S. O. E. B. S.  A pleasant frat?rmii< function   took*  place last  Thursday   evening  at   the  residence of Mr.   T.   II.   Dunne,   McKenzie Ave.   the occasion   being   the  presentation nf a'dressing case  to   his'  son, Bro. W.J. Dunne, by the members."  of Lodge Royalty. S. O. E.   B,   S.   on  his departure for   South   Africa   lis.a  member of the   S.   A.   Constabulary.  The little token nf the esteem is which'  Bro Dunne is held by   the   lodge   was'  accepted in a few   suitable   words  hy  the recipient and hy  his   father,   who  was himself one of the lirst to join  B.  battery, R. C. A. when it was  formed  by Gen, Strange, in Quebec nnd   later'  on was one of the earliest members   of,  the X. W. M. Police.   A  little   music'  and refreshments  wound   up  a   very*  pleasant evening.  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  EID & YOUNG.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  tVHm>m>t>jXjt������#r*^^  The City Council.  Met  last night,  but owing  to the  absence of the .Mayor and Aid.  New-"  man. hut little business was transacted  and   lhe   important   matter   of    thc ���������  purchase     of    tbe     waterworks  ancl  electric  light   plants   as   well   as the-  question     of    municipal   aid   to  tlie.'  hospital,   was left  over  to  a   special  meeting, which will lie called as soon  as these  gentlemen   return  to   town.  The council decided  to purchase, the  Gold Hill building for No. 1 lire hall'at  the sum of $200 find the chiirman ct  the public works committee emphatically refused Ald.|Abrahamson'srequest .  that the small snow  plow "should lie *  put over the sidewalks on the score of  expense,   though   he   was   willing to-  turn out the big plow on the streets to*"  improve ihti driving.  >  "(.*'  ..../"-  y  ,s L Revelstoke   Herald  |r   -     ~,-Jr$.  ���������, KLJ&Wy  Pubttsaed In tho lnternta mt  ttavelstoke, Lardeau, Big Bend. Trout  ������*ke, niidltowaM, Albert Canyon.  Jordan     Pass     and     Eagle  Paos Districts.  4.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ha the interest* of RevelBtoke and  tarn aurroundlng aistriots, Tuesdays and Fridays, making closest  ���������onxutctioas with all trains.  AAvertlalns' Katees Display ads.,  tl-CO per Inch, single eolumn, J2.00 per  fetch -when Inserted on title page.  K������gal ads., 10 cent* per lien (nonpa-  ft������l) line for first Insertion; 5 cents  for each* additional Insertion. Reading  aotleea, 10 cents per line each Issue.  Birth, Marriage and Death notices,  tree.  Subscription Rates: By mall or  ���������airier, *J.O0 per annum; *1.25 for six  months, strictly ln advance.  Our Job Department THE HERALD  Job Department Is one of the best  ���������quipped printing offlces In West  Kootenay, and Is prepared to execute  all kinds ot printing ln flrst-clasa  Kyle at honest prices. One price to  ���������OL No job too large���������none too  oman���������for W Mall orders promptly  attended to. Give us a trial on your  neort order.  To Correspondents: Wc Invite correspondence on any subject of Interest te the.general public, and desire  a reliable correspondent ln every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  oaaes the bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  The Delpit Case.  count of an empechetnent dlrlmant.  The Roman Catholic church was an  association organized bylaw in this  province, and its jurisdiction orer Its  _,        . j    '       . ���������      r. n t*l      -o cj.il     own members  was acknowledged.  In'  The Argument   m this   Famous   Case,���������The   Power of the toe present case th0 two partle8 belng  Church m the Matter.���������Questions Raised.���������The Authority1 Roman Catholics, their marriage was  Notice to Correspondents,  /  1. All correspondence must be legibly written on one side of. the paper  only. H  1. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  S. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared ln  another paper must first be offered for  publication to, that paper before lt  ���������an appear ln THE HERALD.  VILIFICATION STOPPED.  The determination on the part of  the British war authorities to suppress  6everal pro-Boer newspapers seems  to be hailed with satisfaction Across  the water. ���������  . W. T. Stead and Henry Labouchcre  own the two most pronounced ;pro-  Boer publications and having taken  up that side of the case have' led  themselves out to believe and eagerly  publish every vilification of British  officers ancl their methods that they  can get a hold of, no matter from  what source the Information has been  obtained. It is not as if they bad  devoted themselves conscientiously  and legitimately to criticizing mistakes of policy or actions that have  been made, but they simply have  taken sides with the enemies of their  country.  It will he remembered a few years  ago when .Major "Wilson and his  party died like heroes fighting thousands of Zulus their memory was vilified by Labouchere in. his publication, and there is no doubt that lie  and Stead simply take the course  they do for the purpose of gaining  cheap notoriety. Indeed notoriety of  this nature is all that serves these  men for fame, and it is only irglil  that steps should be taken to stop  their publication of lies .and slanders  about brave men who ;:i a number  of cases have given their lives for  their country.  of the Ecclesiastical Powers.  The inscription in law in the Delpit  case at last came up for argument  before Mr. Justice Archibald a few  days ago. : The question as stated by Mr. Justice Archibald at the  opening of the argument was simply  one. of law. The declaration in the  case does not ask that thc marriage  contract between the parties be set  aside, but states the Hen of marriage  having been broken by the judgment  of the ecclesiastical court, this court  decide as to the evil effects. The only  ' question therefore to decide .was  whether the ecclesiastical court had  jurisdiction to concel the marriage.  Mr. Taillefor. attorney for Mrs.  Delpit opened the argument by a  recital of the facts, which aro well  known, and admitted by both parties  up to a certain point.  He then went on to say- that the  plaintiff's case should bo thrown out  because the marriage was validly  celebrated according to law.'- He  quoted "the following articles of the  civil code, in support of his contention. ���������*���������'  128. Marriage must be celebrated  openly, by a competent ofiicer recognized by law. ,  329. All priests, rectors, ministers,  and other officers authorized by law  to keep t!registers of acts of civil  statutes are competent to solemnize  marriage.  The essential formalities for the  validity of a marriage wore there set  forth as publicity and competence ot  the functionary. In the present case  the competency of the officer was the  only question raised. The learned  advocate argued that all denominations were equal, under the law ln  this province. A competent officer is  one who is-authorized to keep registers of civil status. The civil co.de  does not require citizens to go before  ministers   of   their   own   faith.    Ro-  , * *  man Catholics could be married before a Methodist, a Presbyterian, or  as in this case, before a Unitarian  minister, provided the minister was  authorized to keep registers of civil  status, the marriage was valid before  thc law.  The  Two   Questions  Raised  Mr.  Lafleur,  K.C., counsel for Mrs.  Delpit   followed.       There     were   two  Despite thc fact that a large section of Canadians, particularly those  of Liberal proclivities, have assorted  that inter-imeprial preferential trade  is impossible, the matter is beins  seriously discussed iu the imperial  bouse of commons. A member of  influence and standing has introduced  the matter and the subject is attracting considerable attention. The idea  is to introduce scientific protection  to aid the industries of thc various  colonies. Thus discrimination would  be made in favor of Canadian goods in  the other colonies and they would  reciprocate. There is no reason why  all the colonies of the empire should  not protect themselves against foreign competition in this way and it  would introduce a feeling of mutual  dependency that would do a great  deal towards encouraging harmonious relations between the various portions of the empire. The question of  obtaining a preference ln the markets  of free trade. Britain is, however, a  ���������^verydiSerentrmauer.���������It���������would-mean-  in the case of Canadian wheat for  instance, an increase in the price of  foodstuffs and that would be unpopular. It has been asserted however that the absolute free trade  which at present esistn in England  has not been found tn hn an unmixed  blessine. and it has several ��������� times  been "rumored that Hon. Joseph  Chamberlain, secretary of state for  th������ colonies, is an ardent protectionist. Be that as it may. how-  over, there is no reason why there  should not be reciprocity between the  colonies.  o-  It does not seem clear to a groat  many people why the Conservative*  who have always been strongly In  favor of Inter Imperial preferential  trade should condemn the preference  ��������� given bv the Liberals to Groat Britain, fhe reason is simply that tha  manner in which Sir Wilfrid Laurier  gave Great Britain a preference on  her goods, was an utter violation of  the letter and spirit of Inter Imperial  preferential trade. The idea of a nre-  , ference, in trade matters was tn make  the various portions of the empire  dependent injon each other: that  what one colony could not produce  another would supply and thus a  great internal trade miKht be built  up that would solidify the empire for  all time. It is therefore obvious  that to build up such a trade the preference would have to be mutual ancl  as Sir Wilfrid Laurier got absolutely  nothing from Great Britain in return  for a reduction of duties his action  was diametrically opposed to the interests of Inter Imperial preferential  1 trade.  tinity could not bo termed an "impediment" according to ihe civil law.  according to the ecclesiastical law.  although it might be so regardod  This has however nothing to do with  the present court, however.  Mr. Justice Archibald���������"I have, always held that 'empechement' as referring to something between the  parties themselves."  Mr. Lafleur���������" Precisely; that is  thc legal meaning. It is an impediment that prevents the parties from  marrying at all. It has nothng to  do'with the competent officer. That  is a matter for this court. The only  defect aliened to exist in this case is  that the officer who celebrated the  marriage was not competent . It is a  misuse of language to say that tho  competence of the officer celebrating  the marriage constitutes an impediment.  Mr. Lafleur donied thc right or any  church to deprive an officer, duly appointed from exorcising the functions  conferred upon him by the elvil code.  Two Marriages Necessary  If it were held that people must  be married by the clergy of their  own church, it would be impossible  for a Mahommedan or a member of  tho Orthodox Greek Church to be  married at all in this country. It  would ba impossible for a Catholic  and a Protestant to be married. , They  would have to have two marriages,  and both would be in valid for one  of them.  His HoDor���������"You cannot have half  a marriage."  Mr.Laflenr���������"You cannot celebrate  marriage in two sections. It cannot  be imagined for an instant that the  egislature conceived any such absurdity as that. .  Mr. Lafleur quoted the cases ' of1  Laramee vs. Evans and Vaillancourt  vs. Lafontaine. and then took up the  second" point raised by the inscription in law: that the plaintiff did  not ask the court to annul the mar-  rage but merely to give civil effect  to an annulment already made. If  no annulment already was proved  the case fell to the ground.  It seems to me that the plaintiff,  with knowledge, assumed the ground  that the  ecclesiastial  tribunal had   a  questions raised by the inscription in right to  annul the  marriage  tie���������the  law.    First, whether the alleged fact, Hen de marriage���������the binding obliga-  complained  of in  the  declaration af-   tion on the husband to be a husband  fected   tho  competence  of  the  officer   and on the wife to be a wife,  who   celebrated    thc    marriage    was T]ie Spiritual Tie  well 'founded, and affected the valid- Mp_ Lafieu;,' ^^ ou(. ^ ^  ity of the marriage; and secondly decree of ^ ecclesiastial court m  even i������ it wero so.whcther the plaintiff,^ nt M annu, ^ sacrament__  asked for the annulment ot the mar- l^ spiritual Ue. ,., pronounce aud  riage. or whether ho asked for a con- i ^^ ^ marriage null na(J ,n.  Urination of an  annulment which he \ ^ ^ ground Qf (;lau(leati[lity-���������  alleged had already taken oflice. jThe Mj������l wM ^ graating o������ a  There was no ambiguity In the jcei.tificate ^ ft membel. o������ ^ game  articles of the code as quoted by Mr. |oce,Mln9tlca, tl.,bllnal by Edward Del-  Taillefer. In view of the express terms  pit and  to Dame    Jeanne  ot* the code, there was no reason for,,^  ^   beon   g!ven   by  going    into    thc    interesting histon-. hlshnn of Quobac for  tno.  eai argument which had been threatened by the plaintiff's attorney, going  back to thc capitular of Charlomange.  The judicial committee of the privy  council, in the case of Robinson vs.  the C.P.R. laid down tho following  rule:  "Regard must be had to the provis-  Cote, that  the Archbishop of Quebec for them to marry  again. "They did not merely assume  to annul the spiritual tie," continued  Mr. Lafleur. "You may annul the  spiritual tie as much as you like, it  won't permit the parties to marry  again. But here the tie is declared  null, and the parties are given leave  to   marry   again.    Now.   I     ask    my  Almost every paper in the Territories is endorsing the scheme proposed  by The Herald to send the verv bf>st  Alberta bred horse that could he secured as a gift to Earl Roberts, ancl  at the same time send a consignment  o* mounts for sale to the British  government.  ior.F of the pre-existing law where ]earneci friend to cite a single clause  the code contains provisions of doubt-| wllich jUStjfies any ecclesiastical tri-  ful import, but reference to the 0iinai_Anglican or Catholic or any  earlier law can only be justified upon j 0ther���������to sever thc marriage -bond  some such ground." -'between   two   people   who   have   been  "There Is no ambiguity io the ar- legally married. The only authority  tides 128 and 129." repeated Mr. cited in this country, and these cases  Lafleur. "They are couched in the he can give Is two or three case3 de-  most general terms, and appear to be <jo not cite any statute. The contea-  uppiicable"-to-all-cases."-^In���������view-of-tion_is_absohiteiy-untenabie-tiiat-th(r  the express terms of the code, it was ' ecclesiastical court can annul the  in Mr. LaSeur's opinion of no moment'marriage tie���������the lien de marriage���������  to enter into the history of the pre- and that ther. no jurisdiction re-  vious laws or customs ot the pro- j mains to the civil court except to  vince on the subject. Even Mignault. 'decide as to the civil effects of the  who held that two Catholics could : marriage. What becomes of the crirn-  not be married by a Protestant min-jinal law? Can it be contended for  Ister, admitted that the plain obvi-|a moment that Mr. Delpit. on the  ous meaning of the code was to the ground of this decree of annulity,  contrary. can marry again and escape a prose-  Specified in the Code cution   for  bigamy?     section    If,:,  of  The code specified that none of the ^e  criminal   code  Pxprewny  reserves  The Toronto Telegram says: Hugh  John Macdonald could not have anticipated this railway deal of R. P.  Roblin. or be would have permitted  the province to drink itself to death  wirhout let or hindrance of a prohibition act       -.  authorized officers could be compelled  to   celebrate   the   marriage  to   which  the   doctrine    of     discipline     of   his  church sets  up  an  objection.     If  the  articles quoted above did not authorize  ministers  to    celebrate    all   marriages   without    restricttion     to   thc  members of ther own church the last  mentioned  clause   would  be  superfluous.    Mr.   Lafleur  illustrated   this  by  the   case  of   divorced     persons     who  wished   to   remarry.       If   they   were  Catholics,   a   Catholic   priest     would  refuse to celebrate a second marriage  on   the ground  that  divorce was not  recogni7.ed  by his  church:    and they  could   not   be   remarried   by   anyone  else,   if   the   view     were  taken   that  people could only be married by   the  clergy ot  their  own  church.    In  the  same way,  members of the Anglican  community, after divorce, would  not  be remarried by an  Anglican clergyman,  without reference to  the  Bishop, according to the recommendation  of   the   Synod   now   sitting.    If     this  restricted   interpretation   were   placed  upon the code, people  who had been  divorced   would    not  be   able   to  get  married   nt   all,   if   divorce   was   not  approved by the church of which they  belonged.     If the  code    meant    that  Catholics could only be married  by a  catholic   priest,   the     latter   part   o������  particle 129 had no meaning.  Referring to article 127 of the code,  Mr. Lafleur maintained  that clandes-  the right of the civil court to decide  according to  the circumstances.  Discussed Guibord Case.  After discussion of the Guibord case  the  decision    of    the    privy council  thereon, Mr. Lafleur continued:  "Where do we find any authority  given to cccelesiastlcal tribunals to  deal with the nullity of marriage? It  it a tie which cannot be formed without the intervention of the state, and  although in this country marriages  are celebrated by ministers of religion, they are not acting in the  capacity of ministers of religion wnen  they are celebrating a marriage. They  are simply acting as ollieers of civil  status, as articles 22S' and 128 very  plainly sit forth. The law Is just  the same lu the province of Ontario.  Marriages are there celebrated by  ministers of different denominations. A man can ask to have the  marriage celebrated without any religions ceremony, and thc marriage  would be perfectly valid. The plaintiff rests his case on a previous annulment of the marriage by a tribunal  which has no right to annul marriages. He asks you to confirm an  invalidation which has no legal existence.  Mr. Bisaillon, K. C In hlfi reply,  laid down the principle that the Roman Catholic church, to which the  two   parties   In   this   case   belonged.  hold invalid by tho church on account  of an empechement dlrlmant, namely,  clandestinity. Clandestinity was held  to be an impediment not only in this  country, but in England as well, and  in' other countries. The Roman  Catholic church declared that its  members could be married only by  their parish priest or some other  regularly appointed at h'lB substitute,  and when this requirement was not  complied with the marriage was  rightly held to be null and void. The  Ecclesiastical court, before which this  caso had come, had therefore no other  course open to it, but to annul the  marriage.  The Judge's Difficulty.  Mr. Justice Archibald: "I am In  this difficulty: You do not oik that  I should set aside this marriage. You  only ask that I should declare that  It has been set aside, and that I  should give civil effect to the nullity  already pronounced by the Ecclesiastical court."  Mr. Bisallion: "I ask that it now  be declared In Its civil effects null.  If your honor chooses to substitute  yourself for the church���������either the  Catholic or Anglicanc hurch���������and declare that the religious marriage is  dissolved, the responsibility rests  upon you. But I hold that it is not  the law which makes the marriage.  The law' merely gives Its sanction to  the religious marriage, whether of  Catholcis, Protestants or Jews."  Mr. Justice Archibald: "We have  a number of articles in the code,  which, according to that view, ought  to be left to the canons of the church,  for the code seems to provide for the  celebration of marriage as a civil  contract. We have actions for  breaches of promise of marriage, and  we give damages. Do you contend  that under these conditions it is not  a civil contract?"  Mr.* Bisaillon: "Yes;'the damages  are for the, expense the lady must  have been put to and the loss of the  oportunlty of getting another loverv  If it is "held that marriage has no"  connection with religion, that view is  contrary to the history not only of  Canada, but of all other countries."  Mr. Justice Archibald: What  about the divorce bythe Imperial parliament? If it is a religious contract, and thero is no civil jurisdiction, parliament has no right lo interfere.  Mr. Bisaillon: Parliament mav  divorce people again and again; they  remain married iu the view of the  church.  Church Can Discipline .Them.  Mr. Justice Archibald. But not m  the eyes of the law.' Tho church ca:i  discipline them if they remarry, but  thoy cannot be punished for bigamy,  The Catholic church would probably  refuse them communion, but that is  all that could be done in such a case.  Mr. Bisaillon then'entered upon an  account of the evils wrought by clandestine marriages in England and  other countries. The history of the  French marriage law, the granting of  privileges to Protestants under Louis  XIV., and their revocation by the  Edict of Nantes, were dilated upon,  and the application of the provisions  of the Council of Trent to French  Canada. At the secession Catholics  were guaranteed "the free exercise of  their religion," and it was an evil  hour for Canada when the privileges  granted to the French Canadians were  attacked.  At this point the judge interposed,  and objected to the introduction ot  questions of 'race and rellgioa. ' "We  have nothing to do with such ques-,  "tions acre," ne saidT "Wo are here  to decide the law."  Entered Into Details.  Mr. Bi3aillon said he was sorry to  have enter into details which his  honor found tiresome, but,he had no  choice. This was the first time that  one part ot the province tad been set  against the other' with a view to  wresting rrom them one of the privileges secured to them ny treaty and  by law. He went on to say tnat'we  bad not civil marriage ln this province���������people could not go and ba'  married by Mayor rrefonialne���������wa  hart rellgiouB marrnage and the jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical authorities wa-j acknowledges us lu an em-  prctiement  cilramant.  Justice Archibald: .1 hard'v think  that a formality snob as tiie ccn.tic-  teiic.' of the officer can be described  ������a an empechement di ram **.nc. r" take  It that it Is used to express soircj incapacity of marriage between tne  persons.  Mr. tUsaillon, in conclusion, seated  tiiar. tie had heen pre ven ten 7rorn  want or time from goin-? Into the  question as he should nave cieslred.  Mr. G. Lamothe, K. C, wou:a thsr"-  fore continue the argument, which  was adjourned until this morning at  10 o'clocn..  outside thc ranks of his parliamentary followers to find strong enough  matorlal for the present covornment.  and he advances the opinion that the  lieutenants had much to do with the  weakness of Sir Charles Tupper's  recent misfortunes with the Conservative party. "Promising young men  are not enterinc the ranks of either  party in sufficient number."  Those who have followed parliamentary discussion closely for some  years past will be inclined to believe  that Its intellectual level has fallen,  and the reasons are not far to seek.  There are no burning questions before the electorate to compel public  attention and absorb the energies ot  our leading minds. We have no  leisured class, with hereditary wealth,  and a traditional impetus to occupy  themselves with public affairs as a  matter of social duty. Business life  offers far greater prizes in the way  of wealth and position, and nuccess-  ful business men do not feel hero,  as they do in England, that they will  elevate themselves in public esteem  by Joining the ranks of the politicians. Indeed, they have hardly  time to do so' if tUey were inclined,  for. as the Tirrils correspondent  points out. "the^cale of living; has  risen greatly during thc last 10 years  and men are too much occupied in  gaining money to supply thc new  needs to sacrifice their time for the  public life. The salaries paid in  official life have not kept pace with  tho Increased coBt of living, and the  income of a premier or cabinet minister at Ottawa is by no means adequate to the dignified maintenance of  his official position." This is so generally recognized that when a minister becomes rich, lt is felt that he  cannot have done so by proper means,  and his public influence declines accordingly. Men who are not in public life, seeing that it brings more  kicks than half-pence are inclined to  congratulate themsnlveB that they  have stayed out. and the politicians  who are able to look with satisfaction  on tEo pecuniary rewards of their  careers are few in number. As a rule  the man of ability who goes into  politics would have done better for  himself by turning his energies in  other directions.  All this is fairly clear, to anv intelligent and unbiassed observer, but  when it comes to question of remedy,  it is quite another matter. Here the  Times correspondent fails ua altogether. He has really no suggestion  to offer which he himself thinks  worth considering. To increase ministerial salaries would probably not  mend matters.- for the difference would  ~not he sufficient to attract the kind  of men we need, and there is' a 'very  general feeling that some-of tho ministers-are amply repaid for any real  service.they do the country. There  is no reason why every minister  should- feel himself called upon to  cut a big figure In the ncvilal world.  If he lives auietly and does his work  well he will be more popular than  if he hampers himself with debts by  overspending his income. Of course  there are positions in which considerable expenditure is unavoidable, and  there is no doubt that-the premier's  salary is absurdly small. A good  case could also be-made out for pay-'  ing a moderate allowance to an ex-  premier, especially so long as he retained the leadership of-the opposition, on similar lines to .the pension  given to ex-ministers - in England.  It is true that it is easier here than  in England for' a man to divert his  energies from political to commerlcal  life, but the leadership of a party necessarily absorbs t.he whole of a  man's time,and attention.  Beyond this, it does not seem that  much can be dono except by educating public opinion as .to the value  and importance ot public work. The  desire to enter public life should be.  recognized as a legitimate, and hon;  orable ambition, and not regarded as  a slgD of weak-minded eccentricity,  or a disinclination for '. work.- Sir  Wilfrid Laurier bas recently-laid spa-:  cial emphasis ou, the 'fact that the  Dominion is a difficult community'to  govern, on account of the varied interests involved. There Is no .doubt  that tho task requires % powers .of a  high order, if the work-is to'be done  efficiently, as well as successfully. It  is the bestting temptation of a demo-  cracv to starve its- highest-officials.  We should try to recognize that there  is enonomv as well as justice in the  old adage, "the laborer , is worthy of  his hire." - *   . '  ���������-������������������,,,' ',      '      " ' "  startled the minister. ������������������  Todd related' that he had led a  wild career-for many years ln Terras.  He had stolen 98; horses and killed  three men. '' But he repented his  sins. 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The Liquor Questipii:
A Mob in Kansas Slew a Woman While Wrecking a Liquor
Joint.���The Top of Her Head Blown- Cif.���The Wife of.'
the Bar Keeper Shot in Cold Btood.
-Kansas' City, Mo��� Fob. ,21.���A
special to the Star from Leavenworth.
Kansas, says:
.Twenty masked farmers armed
with shotguns attempted to raid a
-saloon at Millwood, a small place 14
mles north ot here, last night, and
in the melee that followed Mrs. Rose
Hudson, wife of the bar tender, was
instantly killed,'her head being blown
Arrested Once Again     -
But  her  plans    were    destined  to,
be fruitless.    Deputy Sheriff'Lawson'
was waiting in the vestibule 'of <' the
church all the while. and'Wben'Mhs.',
Nation some out he stepped up to her
with the gentlemanly, remark,that he
had a warrant from her arrest.
Mrs. Nation smiled good uaturedly,
Another one!" she exclaimed. "What
completely-off., ,vWilllam Webb, one, can that be for? ��� They, have, served
of the raiders, -was shot in tho arm three upon me already.' today?" "It
and two or three others were slightly-is for defacing property"/*, -said "��� the
hurt*    One hundred shots were fired.'officer.' .-*,���,���'
John and, Henry Wilson,' young far-i '.'Let's see it," , Baid Mrs. Nation,
mere, members of the mob.' are."defacing property, why, I��� never.de-
among four who were arrested and faced property., I.,just destroyed.it.
warrants are out for'others impllcat-jl never'defaced .any property.' That's
ed. The town is in a fever of-ex-1 a, ridiculous charge, to bring against
cltement and .further trouble "la'me.-But come along,. Mister Officer,
threatened.   - .   V -<   j I am" not afraid-to go-to; Jail.' 1 have
��� The saloon was'riinby'Mrs. Michael,'had'. considerable- experience .with
L. Lochner.      She had been warned them lately, while I have been about
to , close tho place - by Monday, but
. refused.     At 10 o'clock 'last night 20
men, all armed, and ��� wearing hand-
. kerchiefs for masks, approached tha'
'' saloon. Two ' of", the number, Joe
,'Turner and John 'Wilburn. entered
'-and ordered drinks. .Bartender Hud-
- son had scarcely got/the glasses on
.' the bar. when the'men gave a signal.
<- Immediately the door was thrust open
and the masked men rushed into the
- place. Half, a dozen shotguns were
raised to the'ceiling and fired," apparently to .warn'the saloon keeper that
they meant business..while two,men
'  approached Hudson with leveled guns.
' Hudson grabbed the barrels of both
guns for an Instant'and then fell to
the floor.     The guns were discharged
- as h'e fell, tne discharge from' 'one
striking the wall, and .that-from the
, second' piercing the stove.
',   Mrs., Hudson  rushed  to  the scene
from the living rooms in the rear and
'stood in the.doorway. ;,She had bare-
- ly, reached the' spot .when 'a gun was
.-. levelled^at th'e' door��and discharged.
--The. shot struck'her In- the forehead
!. above the" eyes, and 'she .fell, mortally
. -.1 wounded. '*;; '��� Hudson ��� -rushed   , to  his
,*-.' wife's '.side "to /administer. to.her.--hut
���'VfShe died "before he'could-carry her to
V 'another^room.J--, During the shooting
,* William.'Wehb,' one/ of the ' raiders.
'was.shot'ln,.the'-arm", and    two   or
three; othersywore. wounded slightly.
* -A few* more'shots'.were fired,-'but the."
- ni6b,'-,alarmed^at''the',j,kiHinjB' of,-- Mrs.
;-��� -Hudson,''quickly., left,.the-place, with-
- 'V.ptiti stoppings to, destroy 1 the' lienors
;Ji >*:Vi{'."dnd'llxtureB.'- -;,.>���*,*, '-S*1 *���-���"���" *���*    ����� '
-;'/ ,,' - *"!.yyr'''y*AnticIpatln!i the att'a'k'. Hudson had
������ ""'V*"'I'.!*���.Ji-' gathered;about>him  10   armed '-men.
','-TThey,;<h.owev��.r,.-taken   ,by surprise,
-.were stampeded and.this fact and the
killing of Mrs. Hudson, probably pre-
��� vented a bloody, rlor. .;.  ;.
,   The affray lasted butVa few minutes
and tbe details: were not learned until
~ * "this /morning,-  the. raiders'.* having
'-, gone quietly/to, their., homes.*'. - The
members^ of .tho' "party ar*  'all 'young
4 ' farmers,""it ^is' believed, "who "reside
'- near', Millwood.-,    Sheriff    Everhardy
went' from ' here' to��� "Millwood  todav
'and arresfpd John and-Henry Wilson
The coroner Icft:.for
���,-*>~an Inquest.'   'Intense
exists ~aria   -numerous   arrests     will
doubtless follow. .'_,"*"'       ;
''-,'iV     Four..Fanners in Jail.
' ��� \', Leavenorth', Kansas, Feb. Zl.���Four
', farmers, were arrested today-for coia-
^J>licity.in'-the saloon raid at'Milwood.
-.'.Kansas,  thatVresulted-in'-the  killing
7'of Mrs.-R.ose-Hudson.' the bar. tender's
. -wifevhaye been .lodged in-the county
,jail    here.      Tomorrow  the-   county
-attorney says he will file a complaint
:    against them of    murder in the first
degree.      The , raiders are  John Wilburn, William Thornbe-rg. Andy Wil-
^   son   and   Joe   Turner.       Wilburn   Is
- but 28 years of age, and    each of the
others  are 26.- "   All  but  Turner are
���_' ' married.
" /   , Back  of the alleged   raid  there  is
>   said to have existed    a feud of long
standing.     Other arrests may follow.
���-   Wtlilam  Webb,  who    was    wounded
during tiie rusllade. was not seriously
the-Lord's work.'.
Turning to the eager,crowd'of ..won-'
derlng people she said: ,'"They,, havo
gotten another warrant tor*me. I'm
going to jail again. ,1 will* be. right
out, though, women,' and so: go ��� on
making' your  arrangements.   ���'���*. "'���
Fully 2000 people 'followed '.Mrs.
Nation and the officer, aa'they started to the county,*,Jall." .The officer,
was obliged to 'draw his' pistol.- to
keep the crowd back. It was.with
the utmost difficulty, that the iall was
reached. .       /',,,'?>���'
An Ovation En'Route   .Li-,
All along the way Mrs. Nation was
in the best of humor. .The route,-to
the jail Is through the mostj arlsto-'
cratic parts'of the city, and-as the
people ran to their' doors to'-watch,
the strange sight of a great-.mob filling, up. Topeka , avenue' on" a' quiet
Sabbath - afternoon, they, - .were; met
with smiling '. greetings ������ from.-Mrs.
Nation. Young men.in-tbe residences
pleasantly'* nodded, and .then* tipped'
their hats in the.most gallant man-;
ner possible. The news of,the-arrest;
of Mrs. Nation'had reached ^tie,down'-;
town .districts*,by'' this Mime." arid las.
the officer'hove In- slgtit '"with His
prisoner Ee saw-the street -in "front, of
the jail, a'seething mass "of humanity..
Further up the .street-hundreds;,,of.
others, men, <wo'men arid * children;'
were running".to the jail asVfast as
their legs could carry 'them.*;,,*If* the
interest -ln ~Mrs.' .Nation- had, at, any.
time ' been .'.weak,., it. had .now > bi o-ten
out -with -feveiv'.heat:, /-The -;r.hi?f of
police was'jrini'nand. with/a'ydetaili of
officers, ��� and"'lt -took' much"-; hard '.work.-
together-"with;"'the" vigorous. U3P of
clubs, "and 'threats of'worse treatment,',
to get'an*opening In thc -crowd 'sum-'
cient' to permit';Mrs. Nation-to be'
taken into the Jail,
"train pulled' into Dlnorwic and Mc-
Cray was -put on board. His brother,
James McCray, or Wabigoon. accompanied him., also 'James McGill vray.
- No possible motive can bo ascribed
for tho torirble act. McCray was
perfectly -sober, and had taken no
part' whatever ln the row between
Watson* and Davis. Watson has only
a slight acquaintance with McCray,
and none but the pleasantost relations
existed between them. .The only possible conjecture is that Watson was
crazed with' drink.
' Watson, this morning, was making
inquiries about the case and says that
.he remembers but little of what took
place. He seems very penitent and
has given himself up. Magistrate
Young, is expected down tonight to
arrest him.
,',l.The feeling in Dlnorwic is intense,
Great sympathy is expressed for McCray, .who Is a general favorite. John
McCrav has been in this district for
about-,four years. He has mining
interests, in the country. He is a
single'- man.'     Little    is    known    of
v Watson.' . He ia a native of Kentucky. ,.   -      p
���','London, Feb. 20.���The secertary of
state for war, Wm. St. John Broder-
ickV gave a dinner party this evening
in honor of the officers of Strathcona's
horse. >. The guests included Lord Roberts., Lord Strathcona and Monut
Royal, Lord Derby, Lord Grey. Right
���Hon: Joseph Chamberlain, Winston
Spencer Churchill, M.P.. Sir James
Wlllcocks,, Colonel Steele and many
other prominent men.
',, .The -.Cranbrook- Herald says:
"There 'Will be Immense sums o��
money expended -this season In improving v. the road .bed ofthe Crow's
Nest Pass railway.- One of the principal 'pieces of work will he the tunnel,, at the east end loop. This tun-
������riel' will ,be about 800 feet long, and
'.will cost In, the - neighbrohood of
,'$80,000. > -Mr. OlBon. an eastern contractor',- has been-- awarded the contract;'and will'commence work within a; short-time. -1" This improvement
will do away with' some dangerous
.bridges and ��� greatly facilitate the
-work of trains .at that point. Another
-big -.improvement Is the grading ot
:the.slopes and-on this work something .like ?30,000:wili be expended
There".',will ,b'r>-*,a number of modern
cabboses^-bronght up from tlie east
varid 1thenrolling.stock will be improved: all fjalong;, the line. Tho new
superintendent, Mr. Bury, Is -a man
'of. long 'experience, ahd holds the
'confidence' of the head officials of the
company.-^The increased - Importance
���'Ofvth'e'jCrow'a, Nest -branch.' due to
' greatly' increased tonnage; has rendered: it .necessary to havo _,the,road
placed,iri-'firstclass condition, and Mr.
Btiry-.is.looked upon as just the man
��� for', the .work. * -
"^���''"    '	
It was a crowd" bent for tho most' 'A' Policeman -Fires Six Shots Iito the
rt r.n efirlnsltv hut. there'were many :.���* '" Body  of/'a  Murderer���A Woman
-A Mon-
part on curiosity, but there were many  .
turbulent spirits there; and-for.a time ���;,;.,-._Shofcr-A,.4Dreadful Affa-.r
it, looked Tike  serious*trouble  would [.*_v -tana .Tragedy.,     ,
ensue "-*Nobody 'knew "auy~'r'eason for,j i?HeIena,'',Mont.,!��� Feb." ' 20.���Ttudolph
a riot',' but the rioters were .there,' and ; Smith,' 'a> laborer-, on    tho    lloitana
a riot-was narrowly "averted..' At' noV Central,* railroad  at Great Falls, this
time was Mrs. Nation tho."least,'alarm->{ morning;'about 6 o'coclc- ended/it- vio-
-   ed -   She   remarked   more, than   once ; lont^'qnaferl with':Carrie Bell,  an in-
the~scene to'hold that it was a nice lot of pp'ople'.and^.rnate'df^CIara -Richards"..disorderly
e excitement stilt  that sho loved' them very -inuch.J       , ���.jph'ousejin, that city," by. shooting her in
'���There was'some delay, in getting a ^,the>'left ^breast-, below the, nipple, in-
bond  for Mrs. '" Nation sand_, in the^--flic'tingea-terrible  and   fatal   wound,
meantime shs entertained the lawyers'^The"bulleti tore-, its    way downward
the church, which Is 'never permitted
on any consideration.
The trouble which has arisen out
of the matter arises from the faqt that
by'the laws of Quebec province, the |
law of the church Is also the law |
of the land. There Is no rcuson for
the excitement which many of the
Protestant associations and evunge-
lical societies are attempting to create on account of the present state
of the matter. The parties r.houlri
not have contracted a marriage in
violation of their duty as Catholics
In the flrst place; but as they did so
they must abide by the consequences
of their act. Mr. Delpit is the person who wishes that tho nullity
should hold, and he has tho right tn
refuse to be married validly now. If
ho desires that the marrlane should
bo legalized, the impediment could be
removed by dispensation properly obtained   from   the   church   which   cre-
Soldiers for Hire���De Wot Personally
Flogs a British Officer���Shameful
���' Proceedings���Prisoners Brutally
London, Feb. 23���A despatch to the
Daily Mall from Pietermaritzburg
records the capture of a gang of German mercenaries and dynamiters
who wore attempting to destroy a
bridge near Krugersdorp. After they
were captured they tried to oscape
and some of thorn had to be shot
De Aar, Cape Colony, Feb. 22'.���
Coraamndant Froman's force, about
1,000 strong, has separated from De
Wet and gone north. pe Wet is
moving westward to meet Hartzog
who Is  comlng_ with  a  fresh  supply
atcd   that   impediment   clandestinity, I of horses.     A British officer who was
but there is no law to compel him to ' taken prisoner b'y De Wet at Sandrift.
have   the   impediment   removed,   unci   but   was' subsequently   liberated,   aa-
the marriage revalidated." ' Herts that he and his fellow prisoners
Thanking  you.   Mr.   Biditor.   in  nd-' were treated shamefully by the Boers.
vance   for   the   valuable   space     yon   He says hv saw De Wet    personally
have given me ln your paper. , sjamboking  a British  officer  for ex-
Yours truly. ^    ' postulating in reference to treatment
A READER OF THE HERALD.      accorded.
A Commercial Consoli=
dat ion.
Talk about the Exercise of the Kingly Function.���The King's
Income.���The Fights of the People.���Royal Family Relations.���A Batch   of Interesting News About English A fairs.
reference   to  any   authority,   but  its
own organization.
The court is watched with keen Interest. No one desires the King to
forget old favorites, but there la a
clearly expresesd wish that some ot
these be not rewarded with official
The appointment of Sir Brands
Knollys (who was secretary to the
King whie he was Prince of Wales)
to be secretary of His Majesty, meets'
with universal approval and is taken
as a good omen. Sir Francis Is the
son of the King's former tutor. \he%
were playfellows together.
Sandringham is likelv to be to the
king and queen what Osborne was to
2."^ J'*"10! *�����*?. *"" -boruv
���v Cheered in Church���Hell Holes    Left
To     Be     Wrecked���The     Joint
Smasher Arrested Several Times.
��� ' Mrs.  Eva Marshall  Shontz  of  Chicago   wns    addressinc-   an. immense
.mass meetln*: in-the*"First Christian
church,'  at   Topeka   ou   Friday   last,
������   when.all "at once she stopped   'with
the* remark:   , "yrell.'.I suess there is
y nop use,' of me trylng^tn  speak    any
���^-m/JW, "  -    -,���"-' ^s���-,r ir '��� -���1-=���=���_=ii
and  newspaper men An some  of-;her,
characteristic ways. ' ,    ' -. * ������.-.,"*
-. ���_-.. Worried -About Her. Bond'-j -;K-
' Mrs."-Nation soon beonroe "anxious
'about*, her. bond. "Oh./now'I see,',',
saidrs'he,' '"'why they aro Keeping- me
here '-"this. way. They knew -1 _ was'
going about tbe Lord's work this
afternoon and th�� devil put. It into
their heads' to - keep me here so* I
could not do.it:- Oh, say, Mr. Sheriff
Cook, 'thero is-.'somcthing, rotten in
Denmark,' triis.'-'afternooiir -Why are
my bondsmen-not' sent .for? '!Oh,
there is method in this madness,' as
Shakespeare said once."
"It will be here soon." , said the
sheriff. "Please be quiet, Mrs. Nation."    But  thc  bond  did  not  come.
Mrs. Nation then went, out on the
fronf steps of the jail and appealed
for some one to sign her bond. Nlch
Chiles, a negro pointist, came lnand,
signed it .and soon Mrs. Nation was
free. ': ���   '.
She was followed up the avenue by
thousands, but at last reached her
lodging place. .
The city is excited tonight, ,but
no more raids are expected ��� until tomorrow. ,   .   - ,      -, '    "
The people looked toward the main
entrance of the church and saw, the
reason why Mrs. Shontz stopped talking. Mrs. Nation, whom most of the
audience thoucht. was yet in jall.was
walking gaily up the'aisle. The entire audience arose and the sacred
edifice rang again and again with the
cheers of the admirers of the woman
who had led her friends to victory in
the morning. She was haloed to the
rostrum, and hera she bowed her acknowledgements to .the ovation she
Mrs. Shontz continued hpr address
in-'which she said thc nves"of all
the country was on Kansas, and then
Mrs. Nation spoke.
She prefaced her remarks bv reading    some    verses    from    Jeremiah,
.'through*, the 'body and passed out at
"the",.-Tight hip.. - Clara, - Richards
soiihded* t.he whistle for , the police
arid ^Officer '.'Hogan responded. -, He
met-'Smith at the door of the woman's
room.'l^Srhitb.' immediately fired, the
first/shot passing through ^Hogan's
left"*thigh, r'and the second 'entering
the b'ody near the 'naval. After the
second", shot .'-Hogan dropped to his
knees, but",raised his gun and' fired
six shots''in'-, quick succession into
Smith's .body, every . one pentrating
near the'^navel ��� and groin. - Smith1
'dropped dead, still snapping his gun,
which missed fire. Hogan will .'recover, ';th"e,' bullets having been - extracted, but (the woman's life , is despaired of/* - The woman's 'arms are
black,' arid:, blue, indicating' that- she
'had ..struggled .with Smith before", he
shot'-Her.',-"'-   * '
���'Li^y^ytXcy     k  -	
k Young" Ma^siiot^ri-d-Fatally-In.-;
jured���Tho'Outcome of a* Drunken
' The Free Press correspondent, at
Dinorwic glvefi the following accimnt.
of the shooting tragedy at that^point
On Saturday night, a little after
midnight, an e*en* occurred which
has cast a gloom over this whole district. John McCray. a young man,
highly respected and popular witb
everybodv. was uh.�� in tho abdomen
lyT man! named William -Watson.
Watson is in the employ of Mr.,Tlio?
Quinn, of the Dinorwic. hotei: He
came-to Dlnorwic more than eix
months ago and has always been re-
gared as a quiet inoffensive man. It
has been generally known of lute,
however, that-WaUion   carried a re-
verses    rrom    jeremian,   ������"="�������  ���*-���--   ������--:    ���av.   ihG im_
.where, the prophet    could  see  great  J^^��lnW��^ *JS-
ter,' until about a fortnight ago wben
on being.arrested,'".-on-a .charge of
selling whiskey..to the-Jndianr....hb
pointed his-' rovover'-^at' Magistrate
Young, of Rat! Portage, for whicli offense he was not proseceutcd. Lately
Watson has been drinking heavily,
and on Saturday night was Intoxicated. During th(�� evening he seems
to have got Into a quarrel with a
man named Davis, a miner, who had
been staying for nome time-at the
Dinorwic hotel. Words soon turned
to blows, and Mt*. Quinn hearing
the noise came down to the scene and
ordered them to stop. It was then
that Watson drew thc revolver, intending to shoot Davis, who managed,
however, to es,cu]io. John Mcl*ra>
and Jamcis McGIlivray were in th?
room and both ot 1hem reasoned
quietly with Watson and advised him
victories ia store for the people. She
said it applied- to the present battle
with the elements ot the liquor traffic
and that victory was at last  within
the grasp of the faithful-   It remains
with  a tow women with  thei;* little
hatchets, she said, "to do this work
of the Lord.   I have found a Siatchet
.of  great  use  in  the  Lord's  cause.
Hell Holes Left to Wrecc
"Women." she said as ahe suddenly
stepped   forward   with     n�� dramatic
gesture,  "women, we  must be  about
the work of the Lord this very afternoon.   There are yet some hoi! holes
here  which  have  not  closed   un    ln
spite of the promises to the contrary,
and we must smash them t.iis afternoon.    This very afternoon."
'������"Amen, yes  wo  will."  exclaimed  a
hundred women, many of them shedding tears in their excitement.
'The'scene was exciting and not a
man or woman would have Btood back
for a moment if Mrs. Nation had
said that she had come to move
Mrs. .Nation said sho was :,oing to
remain" "right here In Topeka." until
after the city election. 60 sho could
help in the election of thc mayor.
The meeting then adjourned after
passing some resolutions protesting
against the pending resoluton in the
legislature, and as thp meeHisg rejourned Mrs. Nation asked tho home
defenders to meet her at thc clono
of tho meeting. She was going on
anothor smashing tour.
to put his revolver away. . ^ataon
then fired two shots, one at Join, McCray. the bullet striking him above
thc abdomen; the other bulle* rn-
tondecl for McGil'vray missed it? aim.
A hand car was Immediately dispatched to Wabigoon -for Dr. White,
but It was moro than an hour hefon-*
he arrived, during which tinip poor
McCray suffered intense agony, crying pltcously for some one to put him
out of his misery. Dr. White had
but little hopes of saving h'S life,
and advised sending McCray U) Winnipeg, where' he thought an operation
Fortunately Itj
To the'jiEditor.-of the Kpr.tld:
��� :'Sir;";^*-yv*iir-you'klndIv oublish in
your^paperVthe explanation of the
(Deplit- case,"'.given in thy Catholic
Record, London, Ontario. This paper
is;well'informedfof the case, and the
laws -of/the.-Catholic church and of
the laws' 'of '.the rProvince of Quebec,
so'we/may',vnxpect that Mr. Tolc.her
-williba-RatisSedvwittr1 ita-intcrpreta--
tlon..','-  ^.;<j.>*     -���
"Mr. Edward Delpit Married Miss
Cote at-;*Montreal' on May Snd. 1S93,
beforejthe;''Rev."'Willlam S. Barnes oi
the-"Unitarian 'church of that city. _
*'��� -. "At -.this - time' 'both parties were
reputed as Catholics, and as a matter of course much > scandal arose cut
of the fact that.they presented themselves before' a -Protestant minister
to be married, .contrary to all the
laws' of the 'Catholic church.
-\"Such.a marriage aa this is declared by 'the Councl 'of Trent to be null
wherever the .decree to this effect has
been'duly "promulgated.-as in the case
of-the province of Quebec. A valid
marriage in the Catholic church.belng
consummated, cannot be' dissolved
except, by. the death of one of the
parties,- but such -a marriage as that
contracted' by Mr. Deplit and Miss
Cote is not regarded by the church
as a-marriage at aH,' owing to the
fact that it is' clandestine.
5 If Miss Cote had been' really baptized Protestant, the clandestinity
would,not have prevented thc validity of the act, and the-church would
have regarded the marriage as valid
though illicitly contracted, as the
Catholic party would have participated in her immunity from the law'
of clandestinity. -Hence, as Mr. Del-
pit has been always admittedly > a
Catholic, the question of validity in
the eves of the church turns upon
the Catholicity of Miss Cote. This
ladv was baptised a Catholic on
March Oth. 1S77."and, made-her first
communion" andv'-was^confirmed in
Montreal on Max- 24tb>18S8.
"She had never - renounced her
Catholic, faith, at.least;by any.public
declaration, and according^ to/.the
laws of the church she was to be
recognized as a Catholic subject to
those laws. Hence according to th'e
Church laws, she'could be married to
Mr. Delpit only,-'by* a Catholic priest,
and the church'/.' court -could come-
only to ono" decision, that her actual
marriage before a Unitarian , minister was null from the beginning, and
this was actually thp rlpcislou which
lias been confirmed hy th�� Roman
congregation acting in th�� name of
the pope.
Hence this is not ,*i case of divorce
A special despatch to thc Ottawa
Free Press, from London. England,
reads as follows:
London. Feb. 16���"Our grandmother
is dead. Comfort my mother.���
Wilhelm." This is the telegram Emperor William sent the Empress a few
minutes after Queen Victoria's death.
It explains better than could
columns of German and English editorials the feelings which exist among
the reigning families of those countries. This close tie. may shortly
bring about another death bed meeting of King Edward ahd his ImDerial
nephew. , English court rumor elves
Empress Frederick but a short lease
of   life,   and   King   Edward  will* no
more allow his new duties to inter- ���  _���
fere with his desire to be at her bed-,��e erected at this residence whore
side than did Emperor William con- ] household troons will be acenmmo-
sider the Berlin celebrations when ho- dated. Osborne, however, will pot
went-in'haste to Osborne. Thus, once, be neglected, for the king intends, to
more, the two rulers' who are rivet- make it his headquarters when ara-
.tlng tho'attention of the world." ma��."'yins his keen taste for yachtlne.
be' brought .together under 'circutn-! A- humorous result of the British-
stances in which ' human pmotionp ,German "pntente" is evident in' the
have the strongest play. That meet- moustaches of the inhabltonte nt the
ing, apart from its sad domestic west end of London. Thpt 'inward
cause, is hound to have an irunorrnnt an^ outward twist so associated with
moral effect both in Great. Britain Emperor William's moustache has
and in Germany and. in tho rest of been extensively adopted, esneciallv
the world. hy those having pretensions to miH-
The feeling of Germany on the su*j-1 tary appearance. Interviews with
:'ect of Emperor William's urn-En*, west end barbers reveal the trouble
glish tendencies, known throughout they are encountering in tranoform-
the world, thimks to the antagonistic ing life-long droons into upward
comments  or portions    of    its  press. tcurls.  .-
finds - its counterpart in England. [ The present session of parliament
though it Is riot so fully developed or promises to be confined chiefly to
freely  expressed. . |army   and   Irish   affairs,   thoneh   the
Now that the Emneror has . gone king's income and improvements In
many 'people" are asking. "Is the the conditions of 'the uoor may be
King going to  follow Emperor Wll- taken up.
flam's example and.be an emperor In I The war in South Africa has benn
the true sense of the word?", Tire talked threadbare. The dntermina-
recent kingly - functions, with all the tion of the government not to alter in
outward signs of power, have mad* the slightest dezree its attiturip tn-
Great Britain realize for the firsi, wards the Boers is clearly recognized
time in many years that it is still _a on all sides, ancl thoueh this will not
country under a "monarchy. Indeed, stop the futile debate the country i��*
several papers. are urging the Kins not likelv to follow it witli much into  exert  presure * on ' the    ministers terest.
to eradicate/the abuses in the armr       ColonpJ   Charles   Howard   Vincent,
in South Africa.-    Many, persons are  (Conservative),  is  going to move that
seriously" pondering on whether Kina  Canada.     Australia.     Npw     Zealand
Edward, is going to    rule or    reien.  South  Africa and  the    other  British
There is all confidence iu his tact and colonies he consolidated noon a corn-
common sense'but the sudden rnstnr- mercial basis, and  that Canada's nx-
ation     of     the,-   monarchial     power  ample   be   followed   by   grcntn^   tbo
and    splendor and    the    keen , sym-   empire's   products   fiscal     preference
pathy between the    German Emneror  Both  parties    generally    agre*    that
and" King Edward  make  many loyal something  of  this  sort  is  necessary,
subjects.anxious about the future.      -but nothing is likely to  result,    the
.The, first, "sign .of ��� this is the    sug- i leaders   maintaining  that, the   time
gastion'of an Increase of the--King's and  conditions  ar9  not  yet  Hpo for
income.'"-'Mr.-Henry Labouchere and such an important step,
many' others  have 'no    hesitation in!    Intimate friends of Richard Croker
openly  opposing" it.        Reference    io openly, declare he will  never reenter
f reuently * made  to the small" incomes active political life in America. Those
of the'presidents of the United Staton-who  havecseen Mr. Croker    recently
nud  France.      Thero '��� if little, douht .have  noticed   'his    general    physical
ti'at parliament will giant" largar sup- weakness, 'which is said to be a form
plies," but lhis  action will .not servet of nervous melancholia,  entirely  op-
tb'reconcile'the country'to its, new''posed   to' 'his ��� general "activity." -   A.
conditions. ,   "The   English , people.", nmber   of   American - racing 'friends
bluntly ' says    this    week's    Today.' who know Mr. Croker intimately say
"would   not ' tolerate    a  king    who that he will probably return .to    the
sought to rule as well as reign."     To United States during the coming sum-
thosa-who have only Tread the. King's mer. but* that ho .was", utterly .tired of
utterances and - have "not, seen, the re- political .work, and .would, gladly ptss
cent functions the cauBe for any such over the control of Tammany hall to"
remark is hidden. younger hands.
The functions attending the new, Due probably to the spvere wear
reign have been so spectacular that'and tear of. its rolling stock upon
the quaint rights of the people bana-! which there has been much comment
ed down from    commonwealth times [in    financial    circles    recently,    the
Incorporated by Act of Pa.rua.mxnt, 1855.
Paid up Capital
Rnst Fund
^  DIRECTORS:   Wm. Molson Macphbeson, President;  S. H. Ewisa, Vice-President'
���^ W. Vt. Kaksat, Samt/bl FnrLBT, J. P. Clkohouh,  H. Ujjuclakd MoreoH,
Lt. Col. F. C. Ubkshaw.
Jamk8 Bleiot, General Hunger.
A general banking business transacted,
Interest, allowed at current;
Kanaoeb, Revzxstosx, B.C.
I D, Sibbald
McKenzie Ave.
Good accommodation. A good :�����-.-
well supplied with choice wi i-- ���
liquore and cigars.
Free Bus Meets All Trains
^ a-'
Brown  & Pool
P. gURNS 8c CO:
c Wholesale and Retail Dealers
Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage
Fish and Came in season.
ee c and Sale Stable of tbe Lardoan aad Trout Lake
Siddle and   Pack
Horses Always
for Hire.
Freipfctint;  -and
Ti/.aminfr a
D clock
Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning at
for Trout Lake Citv.   For particulars' write ���-
URAIO & HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing
escape notice. Before the members of
the house of commons were called to
the  house    of  lords.   Thursday.   th��
Central London R.R., better known
as the "Tup-Penny-Tube" haa decided to try American motors Instead of
clerk of the house mumbled a bill for tbe heavy electrical engines now em
the better preventng of certain clan- ployed, and has ordered from the
destine outlawries. This bill was agents of an American company, here
invariably read for hundreds ot years three small motors mounted on bogie
before a King's speech was heard. ��n trucks under the carriages. If the
order to assert the right of hoth experiments are sucesaful *he old
huosey to transact business    without locomotives will be abandoned. .
Jl*! .U a&aI
ably furnished    with the choicest
the market, .affords; _ Best   Wines
bedrooms. R<*,tes'  $1     a.    day.
Monthly rate.
" uiten Stone. Progr.
London, Feb. 20.���A special despatch from Pretoria says the Boers at
Klip river, on February 18, derailed
a train containing General Kitchener's
baggage.' The trairt waa preceded by
another on which the commander in
chief was a -passenger. An armored
train drove off the Boers but the latter
secured the contents of the derailed
London, Feb. 22.���De Wet is said
to be In a difficult position on the
Cape Colony border, and is greatly
depressed by the dogged pursuit of
the British. He wept when told of
the British approach.'
Washington. F��>b. 21.���It was reported hero today that Great Britain
has accepted the Hay-Pauncefote
treaty   on   the   Nicaragua   canal.     A
Wood Dealer
and Draymaq.
Draying and delivery work m. i
ty. Teams always ready on I
notJc*.       Tnntrarts  fnr  *obMtl�� t*Wn
London, Feb. 21.���Lord Kitchener's cablegram to. that effect it is said has
second narrow escape from capture been received by the state depart-
calls  for  newspaper  warnings  as  to' ment.
the   danger   of   his  rapid   flyings   by      Trenton. N. J.,   Feb. 21.���A serious
train from place to place.    It is con-  railroad   collision   occurred   at   Rush-
sidered  better  for him  to remain  in  ing's Sdlng oa the Camden & Amboy
Pretoria   than   to   risk   upsetting  bis  division of the Pennsylvania railroad
carefully elaborate plan of campaign,   between     Trenton   and- Bordentowu.
';As Lord Kitchener is now back in about 7:50 o'clock this evening. Sev-
Pretoria  the  inference   is   that  Gen-    eral   person*   were   killed.
eral DeWet has again escaped    from '    The colliding trains were tl>c third
the supposed cordon. section  of  tlie   Atlantic City  express
There  is  no  further  news  of  Gen- from  New York and  an Amb��ry  di-
eral   French's     pursuit     of   'General  vision train coming from Camdou to
Botha. . Trenton.   The two trains crashed into
Statements emanate from both Pre- each other head on wrecking thc two
toria  and   Brussels  that  Mr.   Kruger  engines     and     splintering   to   pieces
contemplates    returning     to      South  the  car  immediately   in   tho   rear   of
Africa. the engine on each train.   -
-  It is said he has just finished writ- Later
might bo attempted.     	
was  not  long    before  No. 1 express 1 or of thc annulment of a marriage by
ing a memorial on the war, which
will be sent to the European governments and to President McKinley.
London, Feb. 21.���To the great satisfaction of the ministerial benches,
Mr. Wm. St. John Broderick, the sec-
It is now said that 13 persons wero
killed, nine of whom are Canadians.
No other passengers on, the Atlantic
city express train were killed.
The other four killed are said to be
three passeneers on    the  local train
retary of state for war, informed Mr. and the engnieer nf the express.
Labouchere'in the.house ot commons,
that tie government approved the
military suppression of the British
pro-Boer newspapers. The prohibition would Include Mr. Labouchere's
Cape Town, Feb. 21.���The body of
a native who had d!ed of bubonic
plague has been found in a law quarter of the city. This Ib taken to indicate that the nativps aro concealing such cases.
St. Paul -        - '      Daily
Montreal and Boston Fridays
Toronto Sundays ancl Tuesdays
Trains for
leave Revelstoke at 8.10.
Main'Line Trains leave Revelstoke: eastb-jund 8 20: westbound 17.30.
For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to
Blacksmithing, Jobbing,
Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,
Tinsmithing. Sheet Iron
"Work, Machinery Ke-
Mining    Work    a    Specialty
A.C. P. A."
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Undertaking: and Embalming
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.-".<. -i-,1 ���������++***rM������I****+********'H-****  fr fr  fr  fr  fr  Nobody  SHOULDSUFFER  From   that   lerriblc   HecUlug  Cough  (,-tien Ihey emu got a bottle of  Compound Syrup of White  Pine for 25c a bottle  *? CANADA DRUG & BOOK C       *  2                            REVEL-STOKE *  4-   %  ������       Night Bell on Door.       I  ���������*** ****** ****************  Local and General News  fu dtn������d^Ji***/a*f^yy^jpt~y/  &(U   ������uJ At &y/*>nyff6s g sNy&y**M  TATLOR   &   G-IEOIE&GKE]  THE LEADING   STORE  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  yfanjfa .GMTUS-  F.. Dnpont returned on Thurstluy  from n vj>it, to K.-iiuloops.  For Sale���������Two first cluss barber's  chairs.    Apply to J. E. Wood.  31 Ks -MfKe'.'hniL' and licir iiiccc. Miss  Jlcrkur, lufD this itiurning for Slociin  City.  Mis* E. J. Austin will lenvo town to  niit-n a drcssnmkini* business in Koss-  IiiikI on .Mondiij".  School will open ntO a. in. on Monday uKiiiiiiifr inidci* the iiuw anicncl-  me'iit to tliu school act.  Chris*. Foley, the labor curulidiite ,'it  the bc-t Dominion (.'lection, came up  from Kossland bust niglit.  ���������See thu snaps in ladies' and chiidrens rubber boots at C. B. 11 nine At  Co.'*.  Chief .lusticeMcColl and Mr. Justice  Irvine came up fnun the south on  Friday's train.  W.V. Cochrane and Mrs. Cochrane  of .M.-iclocirl registered at the Kevelstoke on Wedne-day.  Rev. W. Calder has been away nt  Kamloops attending the meeting of  the Presbytery this week.  The Fred. Robinson Lumber Co. are  liavinc tlie niiichinerv that was in the  uid sawmill here reiiiovecl to Coina-  jillx.  Mt*. ancl Mrs. A. M. Craig came up  Vi-oiii tlie Landing on Wednesday en  route for a visit to Mr. Craig's home in  Truro. >'. S.  Morris Rohli who packed up into  thp li'xa Bend with Geo. Lafrii-tne the  liistconple of seasons has enlisted in  lhe S. A. Constabulary.  The plant of the Kootenay Mail .was  moved into the new quarters of the  paper in the old Cash Bazaar building  yesterday.  ���������For sale two lots on Main street  Ferguson, cheap tor cash. Apply  at the Hkrald ollice.  The regular monthly consecration  meeting of, tho Epworth League, on  Monday evening next promises to be a  bright and interesting meeting.  The   news was received  at Salmon  Arnron Tuesday last of the deal li of  '" C. B.   Harris,  of Strathcona's  Horse.  ���������who died iu   hospital   at   Gravesend,  Eng.. this week.  The meeting next Tuesday afternoon  of the W.C.T.U. will be held at Mrs.  R. M. Hume's, Mackenzie Ave. A  collection will be taken for the W.C-.T.  TJ. missionary work.-  SenatorTeniplemaii of Victoria has  been one ot the enforced visitors lo  lievelstoke during tlie present tie up.  He is e:i route to Ottawa to attend to  his ses.-ional duties.  Engineer Young of the 's. s. Archer  of Comaplix. passed through the city  Wednesday evening en route to Victoria. Mi-.' Young will return in ten  days with Mrs.   Young and  daughter.  T Holland went down to the Halcyon  Hot Springs ou Wednesday lo supei-  intend the removal nl" some of the  buildings belonging to lhe'liote.1 there.  He was accompanied by C. A. Dtch-  ruar.n.  Services tomorrow, second Sunday  in Lent, in bt. Peter's chinch will lie  as usual on the lirst Sunday nf the  month. Rev. C. A. Prociinier officiating. There is evening prayer in the  church every Wednesday at T.oU a. in.  followed by choir practice.  Mi's. A. Mager. sister of XV. Haley of  the Columbia House, is in town on a  visit to her brothel-. Her home i������ in  >*ew Brunswick and she slopped over  heie on hei* way from a visit to  California to visit .Mr. Haley, whom  she has not seen since'60.  There will he a special children's  service in the Methodist church to-  morrow morning at 11 o'clock. Ml-. R.  llowson will give an illustrated sermon  to the children lhat will prove of  __int_ere*sL_to_iill.^Jthe_singi.np;_\vilI.lie.iI).  chai-ge of the Sunday school consisting of choruses and duetts. Tiie S. S.  aiid Bible class will beheld at 2.30 and  the tegular service at 7.30. Strangers  in the city cordially invited to attend  all the^e services.  The first train from the east or west  since Thursday arrived this morning  ,-itS:10 ii. ru. from the const. A slide nt,  .Ashcroft w.-us the ciiv������e or Ihe delay on  the part, of Xo. 2. Tliuisday's No. 1  turned back at. Field and every thine is  coming round by the Crow's Nest  P.-iss. "It is evijectcd that the main  line will be open for traffic some time  today, and the Xo. 2 which came in  this morning left after a. stay hei-.: of  about an hour, with the recruits fur  the S. A. Constabulary on hnai-d.  The social at the Methodist parson-  aee on Thursday evening was one of  the most successful and enjoyable  sociala ever held by the Ladies Aid. A  wi-y interesting programme of instrumental and vocal music wa?  ivndeied with good effect. Games  were provided for those who liked  them and the refreshments were voted  lo be lii>t class. An interesting  feature was the farewell given to Ml-.  C H. l.itl!.* who has enlisted for  Baden-Powell'.- Constabulary force  and e\pe.'l-d lo leave 1 lie next day for  Africa. The fan-well snug of the  Epworth Leagne, "God he ������vith," you  lill we Meet Again.'' wm su: g heartily  and appropriately expiessed .he wish  of ail present for .Mi-. Little.  WHO OWNS THE COAL  How the Crow's  Nest Pass. Coal   Co.  The B. C. Southern and  the Dominion Government Divied Up.  In a   recent   interview    with    the  Province Mr. Geo. McL.   Brown   gave  the following lucid statement,  on   the  coal land situation in the Crow's Nest  Pass.   He said;  "Priorto the arrangement which  resulted in the construction of the  Brilish Columbia. Southern railway,  the chillier for that line was held by  the .same people, who subsequently  organized the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Co., accjuiringat the time some 12,000  acres of coal situated in the vicinity of  Coal creek, and on which some preliminary development had been made.  These gentlemen in acquiring the  British Columbia Southern railway  charter, also acquired the provincial  land subsidy. A portioiijof this subsidy  (���������(insisted of a section lying lo the east  of Elk river, and .containing approximately some 200,000 acres, which had  been specifically set apart and reserved  for the purposes of the railway.  "As one of the considerations for  wliich the holders c>r the charter  consented to surrender it, which was  necessary, of course, before construction could be commenced/was that the  railway company should convey,  when earned, to thc Crow's Nest Pius  Coal company, these 250,000 acres,  which is thought to contain the coal of  that section of the country."  To proceed���������" this demand of the  holders of the 'rnil way 'chiii'ter was  finally accepted, with the following  modifications. The Dominion government looking to the protection of the  British Columbia, public generally, and  the industries of the province particu-  laily, insisted upon the conveyance to  the government of .r)0.000 acres, within  the coal area, this 50,000 acres to he  opened np or dealt with as might' be  seen fit only in the event of the coal  company charging the consumers of  British Columbia more than the maximum lor coal which the government  fixed at $2.00 per ton F. O. Si. at' the  mines.  . "It was also agreed thai, the British  Columbia, Southern Railway company  should retain six sections, or H.S11)  acres, within the same 230.000 acre  area: these seel ions were to 'ne selected,  after the government hud made its  choice of land, and then only simultaneously with the selection by I.he  coal company for itself, of a similar six  sections.  Moreover, the railway company was  not to he permitted lo select ils six  sections in one block; the arrangement  insisted upon by the holders of the  charter'was that the railway company  should select a section, and then the  coal company a, section, and so on  alternately until the six sections had  been defined, the railway .company  having uo two blocks adjoining one  another. Also bear this well in mind:  the understanding debarred both the  aovernment and the railway comiiaiiy  from developing the coal lands, which  would fall to them, under- this agreement, so long as the coal compaiiy  maintained in Biitish Columbia, h  price not exceeding the maximnn  fixed.  "So. we find, first, that at present  the rail wav company has no coal lands  at, ali: second, that it never will have  -lnot-e tliair-3,Si0iici-e*.-rati(l-those���������only  after the government makes its selection; third, that these railway acres  would not be in one solid block, but  in alternate sections of six hundred  and fortv acres each, making economical development diflicult: fourthly,  and most important point of all, tne  railway compnny has no power to  develop these 3,820 acres so long as the  coal people keep their agreement as to  the price in Biiti*-h Col u in hi i. But  these coal people cnn charge wh'U  they;like on the American side. Thus  von see, that beyond this potential  l'icrlit to these 3.StO acres, the railway  company. B. C, S. or C. P. R.. which  ever vou like to call it. has not. and  iievei- lias had any interest in the  much-talked about 230.000 acres of  coal lands."  ./.- /  To the Ladies:  We have just opened up a' large choice stock of  DRY GOODS, which is the best and only new  stock in the City.  ,The latest Styles and newest patterns that can  be purchased. Call and see us. It is a pleasure  to show such excellent goods and it will be a  pleasure for^you to buy them.  Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM  '  will give instant, relief,, and.a .  bottle will usually cure two'or  three hud colds.  We know   all about   the in'-*  gredienls of this'remedy; that's  the  reason   we   guarantee   its  purity and effectiveness.���������35C  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AVE.  f*^e������**-<tfr-������-#tf-#*-*W*#-#**'*������*^^  JOHN D- SIBBALD,  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  .A-Gr-ErETO?  FOB  REAL, ESTATE��������� 1 *.':���������. ������-_���������ynm���������. .  z  .Iier'  fr  fr  t  fr  I  *  fr  fr  fr*  *  *  ��������� *  fr  *       ���������*'-'. t  FINANCIAL-!;  5IAKA TOWNSITE.  Canada Permanent it Western  Canada-Mortgage Corporation.  Suitable Savings Loan and Building Association.  TTITOTTI**. 1 mrr   I    I Imperial Fire.      Guardinii Eire.      Mercantile Fire.  I \.NI   K A \l   h   "    i Canadian Fire.      Caledonian Fire.  X11UUiVlVllV>l^   .    I coiifederatinii Life.      Atlas i-'ire.  COAL FOR SALE,  HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT.  Address Revelstoke Station.  Geo. F. Curtis, J  % TAYLOIt BLOCK,      -      .McKenzie Ave 2  J-:. W. li. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivorv of parcels, baggage, etc., to  an. part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring:  Undertaken  All orders left at It. M. Smythc's Tobacco  Store, or by Telephone No. 7-JB3 will receive  prompt attention.���������  ���������Excellent I'isliing and Shooting.  C^-Boat and.Canoes for Tourists.    ,  ������iar~Vlrst Class in every particular,  . Rates, $i and $1.50 per day.'  Lakeview Hotel  ',,   J.1 GUir.LETTO,'Proprietor;- ' .  Situated on the banks'of the Shusivap Lake,  one of-the largest'and most beautiful'lakes  in British.Columbia. . 1  ,_���������     . ��������� '-  - SICAHOUS, B.C.  A Dainty Timepiece  - The lone, delicate chain is tlie correct adjunct for a  Painty Time Piece, ami i.s useiil- in so many other  ���������ways you can't afford in he m itho'H ouj*,-  ^Ve offer spcrfal bargains in theso fashionable chains  either with or without the lvatcli.;-  GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller  ���������������       Mackenzie Avenue.  ������3  m  m  m  m  ass  m  m  Vv������**  HATS  ������. HATS  HATS  Trimmed and   Untrimmed  The be������t assortment of Trimmed  anil Uiilrimtncd Hats in lhe  City. Call and inspect before  purchasing.  Misses'Shepard &.Bell  McKenzie Avenue    - o.>J3  CK'  tSt-j  m  m  m  KH  p  m  P  THE PRINCE MINING AND  DEVELOPMENT CO.,  - Limited Liability.  N'OTICK is hereby piven thfttthe annual  in eGtinir-o'���������Ih6���������cnftrc-tiol, J,; t*-~t*i���������Ituf���������kdovt*-  named Coinpanv ivirl be held at lhe Company*.'--  ntrice. McKenzie Avenue, Kevel-tokc, B. 0. on  \V(.*iln"!"lav the thirteenth day of March A. ������1.  l!Hlt. at tlie" liourof two o'clock in the afternoon,for tbe purpose of electing officers for  the ensuing venr and for all other purr������o*-(.*s  relating to the manaircmeni of the Company.  The Transfer lii'.k'of th-, Company will he  closed during thc fourteen days IiiimcdiMcIy  preeedins such meeting.  Dated at lievelstoke, B. C��������� this 13th day of  Februarv, A. D��������� 100],  J. Jf. S-COTT,  Kecrct-iry.  The Carnes Creek Consolidated  Gold Mines Limited.  Heated hy Hot Air and Klertric  .Dells and Light in everv room  Free Bus Jfeets All Trains'���������     '���������*...  Kensoiiablu.Hates         , ,  .IE-IOTIEIILj ,T7TCTOB/IA^  JOHN y. PERKS, PiiDPjtiii'mrt.    ,    . ,.      '  Xij-'ht  Grill Ho 13 in ("/'luieetio'n for the Convenience of Guests  Hourly Street Car ,���������, ���������    .._���������  Uetweei' Jls.tel and Station ' '     IK^^lgliSl^^fB  &������������k������.    ioC  STARTING-  At the lii'ginniiiir of Uie ymir iind  fnf llie lieicinning of tlie ceiiLmy  ��������� rcmeiribt'i; .il'a belter to begin  l'ijillt.     'it. '  A step in' tlie right direction is  Gniul (Jlritlies���������thai lit unci wear.  Out* tailoring is - the sort that  iiifinces comfort and dm-aliility.  Nut expensive, even 'though  superior.  Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.  J". XS. OBBSSMAU,  MACKENZIE  AVENUE.  w  REVELSTOKE  t*""'*"^*l*^'-''-^*""*"**""������*������������^"i^i���������������*������������B^i"������wn������������^������������  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY.  Closed for the Season.  The skating rink li.-us nciu* heeii  '���������!(-,SL-d for the t-eason of lUOJ-1901.  whicli h.-i^ proved a most siiccc-sfiil  iiei-imi lio'li in skating and eurliii^.  'I'hi'ic lins b'.ien skatlni;" 011 10 txiU-r-  noons and 32 nights, with a very larift!  average attcnciancc. The cnilintc linUs  Iiavf also inrnisbecl a lot of pond sport  in the lovers of tlie roaring panic. The  Micces-s of the institution has been  largely due to the very efficient inannci-  in which the manapcr, Mr. JI. A.  Brown, conducted its ati'airs.  Small Debts Court.  J. D. Sibb-ild. P. M.. heard .1 suit  yesterday brought by H. N. Coursier  airaiii.-t -Miss H. Beaton to recover  S24.20. value of a silk dress made by  ^li:-.*, Austin anil supplied by liim to  (lefi-ndan't. The rlefence was that the  chess did not fit nnd the magistrate  decided th.-.t it did not ancl gave  judgment against tbe plaintiif wilh  i-n-ts. G. S. MeCarter for plaintill';  J. M. -Scotl for (Icfcntlaut.  ���������*  -r<  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ZE-LIGKBCT  Onr ].iiind"t-iiig is just right  for   dies.-, shirts and   vests.  Jt   insures    a    clean,     well  starched bosom lhat will fit  the figure properly.  AVe try lo do perfect work,  and  we have a great nuiii  her of customers who think  ive  do  it;  that's   our   best-  recommendation.  Shall we call for yonr work?  Fayette Buker,  J'KOP.  fr  fr  fr  fr  $  fr  %  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  $  fr  fr  ********************** xfr  NOTICE IS IIEREllY litVKN tha' tin-  Annual General .Ifoetlnii tii Flmreholdcr.v of  thc above named Company will be hold at the  Cuiniianv's ollice at IteveNtoke, IiriM-,li Columbia on trio 1'Jth day of Marrh, Will, at Wu  o'clock In the afternoon, fcr tlio puri>"so of  dcrthiK ollieers for the ennuinR yenr and for  all other purposes relating to the Management  of tho Company.  The Train-fer Hook of the Company will no  eloped rturiiiK tlie fourteen (Inya iinmcdlately  iireeedliiKthc meeting,  ' " I. T. BRKWSTKK,  fob.  Iwt, (1. ' recrotary. .  Home Grown  Vegetables  rncluding���������  OABIJAOR.  TURNIPS.  JJOJAri:OK.S.  CARROTS.  All orders left with W. A. Nettle, or  addressed    to   lhe    undersigned   will  receive prompt attention.  Terms Cash.  August Johnson,  Revelstoke Station.-  fr**-!"!-*********-************  fr -1-  *  fr  t  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  t  fr  i  fr  fr  *���������  fr  fr  ************************** i-  We Repair   WATCHES  CLOCKS,  and all kinds of .lowcllory  If thc work is not satisfactory we  refund yonr money.  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK  nnd sliind by-our guarantee.  We alsocnrrva good line of Watches  and Jewellery," which ue dispo.se of at  moderate prices.  KM. ALLUM, I  Wiitcluufikur antl Jeweler,  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF THE  MINING  ���������&���������   ��������� a ���������  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $f5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT  IlEVEESTOKE  B. C.  .  KEEWATIN  FLQUR^������������������;".,  -For Sale  '    A carload just opened up at  A. 'N, SMITH'S  .   ,   BAKElt._AND  'OONFECTIONEB.-" ' '.  Bread = Delivered ������: Daily  A. GOOD'  NAME....  Is better than' riches   .   .'-.,-   -   -  Wc have the name ol making  tlie only SlylMi ciiits in Town _ ,  ���������for   durnhiiiiy   and   quality  thev ah,o excel.  ^������������-������--__TRY ONE  ���������  R'S. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  Red Rose TJcprcc meets second 'and fourth  Fridays of cacli month;   White Ito.sc"Degree  meets lirst Frldnr of each month,in OddfellowB"  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  WM. WATSON', ,     HY. HOWARDS,     "     -.  fresident. Secretary.'.  Gold Ranp;e Lodge K. of P.,  . No._ 26, Revelstoke, B. C. ���������  ���������jMeets every -YVprtnescliiv in  Oildlellows' Hall al. S-i'dock  Visit i ti tr -Knii.'lil.s invited. ���������  E.Oi.Bin.'Uirjr.K. O. (J. . : ' :    :    :    :    :  - :' YF. W. W.ACKIXKOT, Iv. OI-* K. t^.B. ���������  .'������-"^v;  i  (^--iV.. rmr������  '��������� of-trx*-���������<k-  ���������tf "'."���������-'  Vl.O.'ife/.  - a--  ���������-���������ay*  ���������Court  Mt., Begbie  I. O. F., No. 3401.  Meets in the Oddfel-  lo\\!-' Mull.nit thesoccsnit  nnd ((iiirth Jfondays ol-  ciich 1110111I1. Vi.',itin^  bvt-llireu invited to at  tend.  ALL-.  GOODS  AT A  i   .Great."    .\  ������   "''-Reduction t  ������ Mackenzie Ave. 4  H.G. PARSON  From 5th Jan. to the 25th  Jan., 190L a reduction will be  offered on all lots in Smelter  Townsite prior to the closing1 m  of annual books on ist Feb.  fntendiiig purchfiwrs should take aclvantage of  tliis offer before thc new price lists for 3001-2 are  in force.  R. H. MAYNE,-*-  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  W  (|������  (|������)  ^)  #  if'  ^>  <������  ���������ii>  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  J. K. RI.N'GKR,.   ���������     K.Tt. J.C.'JOIIXSTOX,    '  Oln'ef Riuiiicr. , liec.-.Scc.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGg No. 163S.������  Hcmilur incetini^.s are held in tho  OddielloV's Hall on llio Third Friday nl each month, at H p.m. sharp.  Vi^ilini,' lirethrcn I'nrdiiillv invited  T1IOH. STISEP, W'M.  W. XS. IUHN1JY. Itce.-Soc.  A. H.-HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL' CHEMIST  .,:������������������,-AND ASSAYER..-.'.���������  Itoyal School-of Mines, .London.-' Seven vears  at  Morln'Wrirlcs,  SSiriinscu.'.17,. yenrs  Chief  Ciiemist lo" Wigan Coal and Iron Co.,  Kiur.  Late Chemist and A&sayer, Hall Mines, Ltd.    .  Claims examined and reported upon.    . -  ���������   - s*     ' , ���������.'���������    Revelstoke, B.C.  H. -EDWARDS. . .'  ���������   TAXrDfiltMlST.   " !  i^DEER-IIlSATJS.-lJIRns.-isto.-Mo'uNTED^-���������y  Furs Cleaned and liepaired.  LOVJSRING'S OLD STAND     : -  Socond Street  GlVli YOR TEETH ATTENTION   '  When they ilrst need-It, beforo thov.  pive you naiii, thereby avoiding need-,  less suffering and asssurinK more satis-'  1 factory and iicrmancnt work, and at less  cost, than if left until the latter stages.  of decay. -  ���������gess,  Dentist,  Tavlor Block.  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  Jas. I "Woodrow  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  SinX. EBYEB3S0HB, B.5.  EDWARD A. HAGG13N,  - ���������   Mixing Engineer,  Member American Institute Mlnliijr Enirlneers  .Member Cunadiaii Mining Institute.  '   ; REVELSTOKE. B.C.'  Examination of and reports on Mineral prop.  er'tics a specialty. ,  ttf^^J^tf^M**^**:*^*^;*^*******  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  * AND SMOKE>^ty ,  I   Our Special  and Union     |  1 Cigars |  2 ' ��������� ���������   &  * UNION LABOR       . ,|  REVELSTOKE OIGAR M'F'G. *  COMPANY, ^'  Revelstoke Station. 2  ^M-������������<Wf-4V������i������V*4VV������t4V������������Y^V^  ' FIRST CLASS  STOVE COAL  SEASONED  FIR  CORDWOOD  ChII  on   JAS. C. HUTCHISON and  get prices.  '    ��������� '-,.,?, '���������  Agent Imperial Oil Co. Limited,  Heavy Draying a Specialty.  i  ������


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