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Revelstoke Herald 1901-03-06

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 *,.,;���������  --:'-���������.���������:;"���������/  (rUViSiACUi^L "tC-i-tMlf   'A  i 'r  -ISSTJE3X)   T^^IOE-J^-^W-EEIC~"W-SIDIsrESID^-5frS    ^3STX)   S-A.TXJE,ID^.-2_S-  ������<-.    Vol    V.  No., 19.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.   WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 6, 1901.  $2 00 a Year in Advance.  1. -  ������3*������$������������������������������������^^  ������������������  W***-H4***********'Mri'***  You will never   have   such  another chance to buy  Cheap SBoes  ip  Ony One More  Week to Buy  Shoes at Cost.  ^^^4,.^^^.^..T.^.T*<-M**f''I'*i**M''f*l'T**T**T**T**T'  A MODERN  ���������  CINDERELLA  /.   Many,- occasions^;dernand. -  ��������� many Sho"es,? atitj '.though "  "a'girl may be a Modern  '   Cinderella she ^cannot, al-'  ways be shod in Slippers  There'.-, lhe   I10CKEV,SKOE  RAINY DAV,  RUBBER HEELED,  LACE or BUTTON,  lUiKSrt SHOE.  PATENTLEATHER  EVENING Slipper  |   WE TL1VE JKEM ALL.  OUR  GROCERY  TRABE  Is steadily increasing !  PRICE !  GOOD SERVICE !  Are the counters.  ft-M'M***'**'*'**''****-*''-***'**-^  THE WATER WORKS AGAIN. |       FAVOR AN OPEN  A DELICIOUS  BEVERAGE  Thnt delights alike the Stomach,  Bruin ivnd Palate is inside from  nur    '  GOOD COFFEES,''  TEAS, and  RICH OOCOAS.  We handle none hut the best nnd  we believe you prepare none but  tbe best, und ho we are sure our  Groceries, including our Chocolates. Coffees ancl Teas, must  suit you.  C. B. Hume & Co,  The vote of th'i city council on  Monday brought the project of the  purchase of the plant of the Revelsloke Water, Light & Power Co. once  more within the range of practical  politics. Tbe Hkiiald is of the opinion  lhat lhe council has acted wisely in  laying the matter before the property  owners without any further delay, lt  is practically almost a.certainty that  the vole will be in favor of the  purchase anil although the council is  not yet in a, position to present the  further bylaw, which will he necessary  iu order lo raise a, sum sufficient to  make the necessary extension of the  waterworks system fur lire protection,  yet in voting on the bylaw lo purchase  the plant us it now stands, every voter  does so wilh a perfect knowledge  it will shortly be necessary to borrow  such a timber sum and even Unit lhe  amount will be somewhere between  thirty and forty thousand dolluis. lu  the. meanwhile lhe city may as weli  own Che plant, which it has fully made  up its mind lo ov\ u ami be il rawing lhe  monthly prolils. of which as il is, lhe  delay aheady made a present to  the company to lhe amount ot some  ten thousand doUciis.  The Hkbalu doea not know if it is  woilhi while lo recapitulate the  arguments, for what is already a  ton-gone conclusion Hul if there still  remains a single pi operly .owner iu  town, who not'got them ui his  fiiigelsenils htie tliey are: -lu the  Krat, place We have j^ol In uliiain mi  uicieased wnluL* siippiy'ior liie piulei-  trou purposes ..uineliov,'. Tue pi est nl  system v>as in try the (.iiiiipauy  s.iiei) lor (loii.eslii. sei-Mce anil. ������as  never iiariulcd to'md 01 eel ion  though ~,n a mullet ui fact it has  incidentally been pressed into  sei vie���������e as well. .Now there ,11 e sevei ,il  coutses, u hieh might lie adopted lo  iii lain lhis desued end. The city could  liovlow the monev leqlined atul put in  if-wuierwoiUs"system for liie protection purposes itself, lu has the power  lo do so, hue mil lo put in a systeiu li r  domestic sei vke in older lo compete  with lhe company. The cuy cwiild  bori-ow iiiouey to no this lint as there  would In* mi re*, emie coming in horn  a systeni.'put iii^'(iiil\v,for^tiiv'iiiio>.iic-  tioii,.Lhe inteiest und siuking tuinl  would i.ave lo come out nf tile pucki-l-  ol the lax payers and would amount, Lo  a yearly sum ot between f*j:������cU:j* and  $SU<!0 I'ors.iy 23 years, when the system  Mould be fiee of debt and ihe piopeiiy  ol the cily.  Or we could let the company put iu  the required extension of the system.  They ask for 10 per cent on their  outlay, whiih would amount to $3500  a year or more, and would also have  to comedhectlv out of tho pockets of  llie ralepaycrs, with nothing to shew  for it at lhe end of 23 or any other  term of years.  Or we can ^o to law with the com.  puny to try and make lliem give up  their waterworks and rights, nnd keep  their elect! ic liirht plant. This is a  course which has'from time to time  found a -few endorsers. But a very  slight reflection ' will* convince any  reasonable man, it is quite  untenable'. The Revelstoke Water,  Light & Power company's charter was  one?���������under���������th'e^teriiis-of -which- they,  were empowered to inst'il both a  water system and an electric light  system. They were not as u nuitler of  fact allowed Io dissever the one from  Ihe other themselves but were compelled by the expiess terms of the  charter to have hoth running within  two years, from the granting of il.  The company bus lived up^to the exact  terms of ils charter. Although the  supplying of water to the town is by  far the most inexpensive and rein-  lively profitable department of its  business, it, made no attempt toshiik  its obligations in the way of furnishing  electric light well within the prescribed time limit. And it seems to  the Herald that it is extremely  unlikely that uny court would take the  view that this municipality can compel the company to yield up part of its  plant and part of its privileges against  its will because it happened to suit the  ideas of this citv that it should be  compelled-to do so.' To attempt tn  force the company to do this would  mean a long course of litigation. And  litigation would not .furnish us with  our required water for fire protection  purposes in the first, place and would  in the second soon run up into  big money. The city of Nanainio  only recently found thnt it took no  time to run up a hill of costs, of some  $23,000 over a. water rights suit. And  nt tlie end of all this time nnd expenditure we might very easily nnd  probably find ourselves exactly where  we are today, minus a proper water  supply nncl plus a big lawyer's bill.  The fourth course, which cnn be  adopted is llie one, which the Herald  feels assured will he adopted nnd thnt  is the purchase ofthe company's plnnt.  What that would mean to the municipality thc Hkrald will proceed to  discuss in ils next issue.  The Associated Boards of Trade of  Easteun British Columbia Vote for  Free Trade in Railways.���������A Strongly  Worded Resolution.  Greenwood, B. C, March 1.���������The  Associated Boards of Trade of Eastei n  British Columbia by an overwhelming  majority declined for free trade in  railways. A vote of 33 to 5 passed the  following resolution moved by Duncan  RosS, oF Greenwood, and J. B. Henderson. Grand Folks. Three of those  opposed represented Trail. Mr. Ross  in a strong speech urged that neither  the Coal Co. nor Ihe 0. P. R, should he  considered, but. the association declare  for an open door for all railways.  Whereas, several applications have  been made to lhe Dominion parliament  and" provincial legislature for nets  incorporating railway companies to  build lines of railway into the province  of BVitish Columbia fiom the United  States;  And whereas interested parties .ire  strenuously endeavoring to create the  impression that such railways,- if  const meted, would be inimical to the  mining and smelling interests of this  province:  -And whereas in furtherance of their  designs the opponents of the competitive 'railways have proclaimed thai  those interested in .the mining und  smelting in . British Columbia are  opposed to I he granting of said railway chattels:  Theiefore, tie it resolved that the  Associated Boards of Tiade of Eastern  British Columbia, l-epieseiiting every  lown in the met'illilt'i'ous portion of  I3i'"tPi'ii Br.ti-h Columbia./ and every  enterprise *���������"��������� ho-e success depend* upon  I lie-,development of lis niinei.-il  I', siinree*., emphatically (ler).ire for  "Fiee Trade in Railways," .mil-believe  I hat every bon.ilide railway company,  ilesiioiis of building , railways in the  piovince, ������-hoiild be allowed to do so:  And be if furlliei icsolved - Unit" the  ,is-o'e',.-((ion .is .strongly of the opinion  chat cheiip/freiji'iil rates aie. essential  io building up lhe mining and smelting  industries, aud in tlie .absence of  government owned railways, these can  be'seeured only by competition nnd  lhe contiol nf rules through ;*. railway  coiiiinission or other effective instrument :  And he it further resolved this  association pctiliim - the , Dominion  parliament and provincial legislature  tu grant, the'iharter  Crow' Pass Coal OC and-those  applied' for 'by other.coiiip.-inics, .who  ask feii- nothing'beyond lhe piiviiegc.  of constructing railways inlo the province.  And be it fn'ilher resolved that  copies of this resolution he printed and  forwarded to the iriemlieiK of the  Dominion and provincial governments,  and the members of the House of  Commons. Senate and provincial  legisldluie.  any certainly of a return for the  money and time expended, and it is  fair to assume that perhaps only one  claim out of forly or fifty ever proves  marketable. -  "The owner then begins to develop  his mine. If he uses a water power  there is an annual fee for that'. For .ill  the limber he uses from his claim the  government churges hitn 50 cents per  cord. -  '  '���������All this, it must be remembered, is  in addition to the heavy customs lux  the miner, in common with all the  rest of t.he population, has ,to pay on  tools, clothing and food; and the  heavy expense he is put to to get nil  these things to the scene of his lahoi s,  which usually-lies in a more or less  in accessible - place nncl thousands of  miles from the manufacturing centres.  So much for initial expenses iu the  shape of taxes and transportation  charges nnd so on.' I mty also sny  incidentally, as additional evidence of  the exceptional difficulties and expenses the miner has to-face, that the  wages he. pays aro higher ancl the  hours of work shorter, limited ns the  latter are by statute to eight hours per  day, than in almost any other industry.  Besides, you must remember, nil this  time he is helping to bring into existence some little, town near his  property, thus creating for the couutry  additional means of taxation uud  revenue. , -  "The last straw to the camel's load is  in the shnpe of n roynlty of two per  cent, ou the gross profits realized on  lhe ore without making anyallowance  for the expenses of mining.1- There is  no such tax on the output of.any other  industry.*. There is no such tax on ore  in the United Statps, nor as j'far as we  know in any civilized'*��������� country.  Then there is ji land tax qi 2Sc. per  acre on every crown granted claim.  The government exact nn income tax  which is in udditiou to all the other  taxes."  Mr. Kirby herp intervened nnd  expressed the opinion that once this  state of affairs ,.was brought prominently lo the attention ot the legislature  surely an equitable adjustment of the  biudens of taxation would be made.  Nothing appeared to him as .more  shortsighted -and impolitic than to  unfairly tax the industry upon which  the future of British Columbia depended, especially as kindred enterprises  an oss the border were encouraged in  every possible way." Mi*. Kirby added:  "Tliere are millions of 'money "in Eng-  Irind awaiting investment and now  that there is every probability of a  large amount of it beingdivei ted to B.  C it. would seem to an' outside, observer that the legislators of the province  ciniiol. too ��������� cncfully consider the  mipolicv-of'burdening the" mining  indnstiy and alaiining investors." .  THE CHOW'S NEST COAL.  In the Hands of the American Smelting  [& Refining Company.  Definite announcement was made  here today of the closing of the deal  for the sale ofthe Crow's Nest Coal  Co.'s mines and business to American  smeller interests. The amount of  slock' secured was the contioiling  interest and the amount that is understood to have been paid the Canadian  owners of the great coal fields was $00  pershave. This is the culmination of a  big deal hy which .Tallies J. Hill,* of the  Great Northern Railway, and .associated wilh him two other prominent  ("tphalisls, .1. Pierpont Morgan and .1.  D. Rockefeller, have become, the  owners of the highest grade coal mines  in Western Canada.  It, will be of gieat advantage to the  American smelters, who will-be able to  use the coke produced.) This move is  viewed with much apprehension by  the British Columbia smelter interests  the Crow's Nest field being their onlv  source of coke supply. SO THAT THE  AMERICAN TRUST IS TO BE CONGRATULATED ON A ' VERY  TACTFUL MOVE, AS THE BRITISH  COLUMBIA SMELTERS ARE DEPRIVED OF, A VERY GREAT  ESSENTIAL IN TIIE DEVELOPMENT -'OF THEIR INDUSTRY.  Application has already been made to  the Dominion parliament for a charter  for a line of railway from tlie coal  mines in Crow's Nest Pass to connect  with the Great Northern system, so  that transportation to the American  smelters will thus he nbsolntely controlled.  The coke and other products from  the mines is of a very high gtade and  ir. great demand by (he American  smelters. The coke will be distributed throughout Montana-and ns far  south as Omaha and the advantage to  American mining, interests will he  very'great. Several weeks ago, when  the permanent shipment of coke to the  American side was first suggested, the  Canadian Pacific Railway people put  up a very strong fight in an endeavor  to head off: the Gi eat Nor! hern in, any  arrangement, they' might ,attempt,  although the deal, as consummated,  has been under negotiation and prattle illy settled for some time.  The. opposition of the Canadian  railway was based on the shortage of  coke that -would result, lo the Kootenay smelters in which the Canadian  Pacific Railway was interested.' if  large shipments eon! inued to lie. made  to the American side of the line,' Bul  the opposition of the- Canadian Pacific  Railway was futile, and the announcement of the deal is made on the hest  authority.  The Special Meeting.  A special meeting of the council was  held ou Monday night, all the members present.  The bylaw authorising (he city to  purchase the plant of the Revelstoke  Water. Light & Power Co. for the .sum  of $89,075 was read three times and  the date on whicli it will bepie-senled  lo the propel ty owners lo be voted on  was set for March 20lh.  A deputation consisting of Rev. C.  A. Procnnier. B. R. Atkins. C. H.  Temple, XV, B. Pool, K. llowson. F.  G. Fauquier and I.T. Brewster waited  on the council and asked them to  guarantee the interest and sinking  fund on a loan of SIOOO which the  hospital trustees intend lo make for  building purposes. After considerable'  discussion Iho matter was referred to  the fintnii e committee of the council lo  report on.nt their next .meeting. .The  council then adjourned but before the  mayor and aldermen had left the  council chamber the very respectable  sum of $023 was subscribed among  themselves towards the erection ofthe  proposed hospital.  .  The Snowslide Blockade.'  Tho Hist train from the east since  the previous Wednesday turned up on  Saturday night, lt was a local fiom  Field. The fit st mail came in on Sunday on the,regular No. 1. Withall the  trouble -theru was only one really big  slide, whiih came down from, the top  of Ross' Peak about six miles this side  ot Glacier ancl brought down a. quantity of rotks ancl logs making t he work  of clearing it out very difficult. There  were innumerable-other slides but all  small ones. coining from heights of 30.  40 or 50 feet,"which though- tiouble-  some on account of their number, were  not hard to handle otherwise.  Green Curlers Compe.tition.  In the green curler** competition for  a pair of stones presented liy the  curling club, two games were; played  on Monday as follows: Mncdoniild 13  heat Molson 7 and Newton 13~'beat  Hume7. On Tuesday Newton 13 beat-  Cnrruthers 12.'  ���������  PVT,  The train from the east is posted 20  hours lute owing to a blizzard which  is raging ou the plains,       i  Plain Sewing Wanted.  Mrs. Grimes of Rogers Pass would  mend, patch and do all kinds of plain  sewiug including children's plain  clothes at a reasonable remuneration,  mar C 3c  LONDON CAPITALISTS.'  Complain of  Taxation   on  the   Idming^  _In'dustry_in.British CoJumbjaJL^ASignifij;  cant Interview.  A Herald representative obtained  an interview last week with Mr. J.  Douglas Walker, K. C. and Mr. A. O.  ICirby, the two reptesentatives ot h  group of London, Eng.. capitalists  who recently came out prepared to  invest hugely in L.irdeau milling  properties.  Both gentlemen expressed _ themselves enthusiatically in regard to the  marvellous resources of the province  generally ana the undoubted mineral  wealth of the' Lardeau pnrticu-  l.iry. Mr. Kirby, who has ulrendy in  company with Mr. Herbert Godsal,of  London, visited the Nettie L, May Bee  und other mines in the district, is  therefore fully qualified to give an  opinion. He said I here was no question iu the mind of himself unci his  associates that'the Lardeau offers a  most promising Held lor lhe investment of English capital on a huge  scale, line, theie undoubtedly existed  some alarm at the amount and incidence of the Luxation imposed by t.he  provincial government on the mining  industry.  "As, the mining industry is  beginning , to take a foremost place  among lhe industries of the country."  said Mr. Walker, "and is really at the  foundation of all the other industries,  building up towns aud cilies and  furni-hing a market imt only" for tln-  goods of the wholesale merchants, but  for lhe products of thu three other  most important, industries of, the  piovinCe, viz., lumbering, furiniu.! nnd  fishing, it seems that Lhe time has  couie* when llie taxation on mining  should lie revised. Miners, in common with traders, are called on to pay  an annual license fee, and in regard to  this there is perhaps no ground for  complaint, except (hut in the. mining  states to the south and in Ontario and  Quebec no such fee is imposed. He  next has to pay for recording a claim  a fee of $2 50* and for recoi ding his  outlay, which has been' for the ulti-  m-ite benefit of the state, he has to  p-iy :i fee of S2.50 each year for five,  ye.-us. After doing his five years  work nnd paying the fees 1 have, men  tinned it costs him several hundred  dollars to secure a crown grant, .All I  this must be expended betore there is  Where will you Buy the Materials?  Who Will Make Them?  Before you decide'so important a question we -would* like you to look over our  New Goods- au'3 have  a chat about   . " ,  ^ THEliBW MATERIALS. FIRST '^������  "We cnn   show" you  a beautiful^di^l^_o"fTFashi6rfable--Pabrics;"-iThe^-veryi-  uewest correct cloths for Tailor Suits and Oliting Costumes of all kinds' as well  as an elaborate variety of swell goods in brand new elFccts for  Drossy,   House  or calling costumes.  You can pick out the finest of highclas3 qualities'or find'somo stylish substitute  that will give satisfaction at a surprisingly small cost. You can,choose a regulation-shade that is universally used or find some unique style here that you  can claim as individual.  We aim to please all tastes as well as all-sized purses and are ready to'show you  all  the   loveliness   of our new goods even though you are not quite ready to  make a decision.  BARGAINS !���������  Did you ever notice a gardener pruning his orchard and shrubbery?' Tlie way  he lops off big branches and twigs, you'd almost think he Avould ruin the tree or plant.  But 'come around later in the Spring and see how healthy and beautiful it haa become.  The gardener understood his business. Same way with this store: Our stocks must  frequently undergo a pruning process. They are all the better for it when we get  through.. Just now, w'-e are pruning them for Spring. That's bow many of these bargains come to the surface for THIS WEEK, You can buy them with tbe understanding  that we'll give you back your money if goods are not as wc say, or if they do not prove  satisfactory.  TOM  TAYLOR'S SPEECH.  Very Much   to   the   Point   on   School'  Matters, Government Ownership,   the  Mini::.? and  Smelting Industries. and-  the Two Per Gent Tax.  In the debate on lhe   address  Thos.  Taylor M. P, P. made a   very   sensible  and     practical     speech     which     tile  .  Colonist thought    good    enough    to-  lepioduce in full and from   which   \ve-  roproduce the nios*t   important   utter-"  ances, all our  limited   space  permits.  .Mr. Taylor said:  It is- intimated in the Speech that  a  measure will he introduced to  amend  the   School   Act.   and   certainly   one  piovince nas reached that state when"  r-nmelhing in that direction is   necess-'  ary.   The expendituie   iu  connection  with this department of   the   government now amounts to about  $300,000;  and has been   constantly  and rapidly  increasing���������so much so,   fndeed;   iliac  some ways and  means   must   now   he'  provided for the carrying out of  our'  educational system tons high   a   state  of perfection as it is possible for   it   lo"  attain.  The speech intimates that a measure"  will he bionght down with a  view   to  aiding the construction   of  a   line   of  railway   from   the   Kootenay   to   the  Coast; and also to   the   north   end   of  Vancouver Island: and also   from   the'*  Coast to the northern confines  of   the-  province: and. while 1 fully recognize  the necessity for the extension of rail-'  ways in these  directions���������particularly"  the one from the Coast to  Kootenay���������   '-  vet I feel a dread of coming evil to the  province in the system   of  constantly  bonusing railroads���������in fact paying  foe"  their construction in   some  instances,-  and   having   no   control    over   their  freight  and*  passenger   rates���������and   1"  -incerely   hope,   if   the     government  can ies through this measure, that the" -  rights of the public will  be fully  safe-  gti.nded in this connection.    I do   not  think   that   wc     could    expect     our'  province to  nuclei take   such   gigantic  operations.'entailingas they will many'  millions of dollars: but 1 do   think" tlie"  government ownership of all' railways",  is a matter which the federal   govern-"  ment-should and   will" be, obliged   to"  take into consideration'before   uianV"  years.  A gieat deal of   useful^ information- ,  ha-s been given as lo the   farming   and'  dairying interests  and   cither I'lntur.-tl ,,.-  products of the soil, but IHielicvu; Lhe" :'  government has not lost eight', of 'the'  fact that the mining  inda\try   is   the  backbone of o'ur  provincial 'revenue':  and,    while    several     matters     have  occured in recent years to   retard- the  development of tliis industry���������  partly  by legislative  enactments���������I     would'  caution the   government  to   exercise'  the very wisest caution before" making,  nny amendments to the act, or   enact-'  ing any laws which will   in   a'ny   way  retard or   cripple   this   fast*  growing'  industry.   The imposition lust  session"  of a 2 p". C. l.-ix on ore values, -less "costV  of freight and treatment, is  felt very  seriously indeed   by   the   lower-grade'  producers,*-and the principal and great -  objection is that it bears most   heavily  ,  on   the   propel ties   which  can'    least  afford it. ' I therefore   hope   that   the1",  government can see their way clear to'. ,-  take into   consideration   the" co-,ts. of.'.  mining, say jjg~ftn S3 oer ton,"as well as"  the freight and ti-e:il,i"iienLch'aiges, and'  thus have the tax effect only   Lhe   net ���������  proceeds of oie.    I am   sure"  it" would  relieve thesituation very.ccmsideiably,  and at the same time   I   am  confident-  the increased output would soon make  up for the slight loss that would ohlaiii'-  for a short time in the levcuue of 'the'  province.  . 1 pleased to   hear   the re  marks \vKit'lrfri"y"frien"d"^lh"e-^Tiicmbc"r*���������  fnrSloc-m. made   in   connection   with  the smelting industry in   the   interior  on the floorof this house   a  few   days-  ago.- Iain   happy   in   being .able   ii)^  corrohoi ate .ill   he   said,   aud   I   "can-  assure this house   that   the   situation  of thc  lead-producing  mines   in   the  inteiior is imperilled today  owing   to  the action of the gigantic octopu.-. that,  monopoly   known   as   the    American"  Smell mg & Rclining   Co.      Unfoi Innately we have bul- two small   smelters  loday lo handle the output of cur leacl  mines, coi;*.-eq'nent!y thu   hulk   of  our,  ores have been going to  the  south   of  the boundary for trealinenl.    Our lead  output' has been constantly   inci easing  to such an exlent that   the   American  Smelting & Refining Trust,   seeing   us  in such a position thai we cannot treat,  our ores at home,   have   advanced the*  piice of ire.itment  so   ninth   lhat   it  practically pi ohibit.s onr ores entirely���������r, '  and thus we feel the industry held "up-  by the throat by a foreign trust.    It is  a matter of paramount importance   to'  one of the greatest industries   in   this  province th-it lhe  government, should  take some ;ution in lhis   mailer,   and!  c'ilber build and operaie a   smelter   or  assist in doing so, or it might be worth'  lheir consideration whether of   not   a  bonus could be given to lead  produced:  in this piovince.  Mr. Taylor deprecated the atlempt-  of the opposition to raise the partv  ci-y. liis own experience was that tlio"  government had acied with the utmost  fairness in making appointments-. In'  his constituency six appointments had'  been made, au'd of these four were'  Liberal*-.    (Applause.-)  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  REID & YOUNG.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  On the Right of Way".  Montreal, Feb. 28.��������� The gross^  earnings of theC. P. R. for January  were: S2,0ol,015, working expenses^  S1.405.S10. Net profiLs, .*?61S.196. In  January, 1900, lhe net profits were'  SC91.569. The decrease in net piofits*  over the same period last year is  therefore, for January, .*313,373.  More  changes  have taken place on  the   C.  P. It.    Conductor   1������ McKay  will   be  assistant   trainmaster and J. v  Hamilton   chief   tiainniaster  for   the1.-  Kootenays,   James Lawrence goes tc  ���������V 'i-i'ii ,i_- -������������������I'.-r ti.tlii ���������lc=p:'T';b'J1.-.  i!  ' ll  \u  'R'.r Revelstoke   Herald  PubHahed In the tatsrests mt  Barelatoke, LardeAU, Big Bend, Trout  Irftfce, nilelllewaet, Albert Canyoe.  Jordan     Pass     and     Basle  Pass Districts.  -L.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  In the Interests of Rerelstoke and  tka Burroundlng districts, Tues-  oaya and Fridays, making closest  eonnocUons with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads.,  jl.W per Inch, single eolumn, $2.00 per  teich wnen Inserted on title page.  XnsaX ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpa-  rlel) Une for first insertion; 5 cents  tor each additional Insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth, Marriage and Death notices,  tree.  Subscription Rates: By mail or  mrrler, $2.00 per annum; $1.25 for six  months,  strictly ln advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  Job Department is one of the best  equipped printing offlces in West  Kootenay, and Is prepared to execute  all kinds of printing ln first-class  style at honest prices. One price to  all. No lob too large���������none too  small���������for us. Mall orders promptly  mended to. Give us a trial on your  next order.  To Correspondents: We Invite correspondence  on any subject of Inter  local  expressm-m,  was   'engagsd-    by  Paterson    to bring   a    large,   empty  trunk from B. Shortly's store   to his  house on   Smith    street.   The trunk  ���������was taken to the yard, ln the rear of  the  house,  by  Paterson,  Reid  being  told to remnin out in the front.   The  trunk was shortly afterwards brought  out and loaded on    the    sleigh, and  Paterson   accompanied   lt  himself  to  tho Grand Trunk station, whore thc  trunk was checked through to Kingston,  Paterson leaving   hy the   same  train.      Before  tho  train  pulled  out,  Reid  was approached hy Geo.  Clark,  a G.  T.  R. section man, and one of  his  men,  who  made  the    statement  that while going to    work they had  scon       Paterson    unwrapping   some  coverings from  a  corpse in  the  rear  of his residence, and afterwards putting the hody into  the trunk, which  was   later  placed   in    Rcid's    sleigh.  Paterson when informed of the statement, refused to give any answer.   -o   PAT CROWE HEARD FROM  Inquiry.  THE BRITISH CONSERVATIVES DETERMINED TO REFORM ARMY METHODS,���������200,000 MEN STILL  IN THE FIELD.  est to the general public,   and  destine   uttce  The  Man  Charged   with    Kidnappin  Writes a Letter.    Says he can  Prove His Innocence.  Pat Crowe has been heard from  under circumstances which Indicate  that he is soon  to make his appear-  20   Receive   Appointments   in   England,���������Officers   Most be  Recommended   by Lord   Kitchener or   Earl   Roberts.���������  Willing to Surrender.���������The Royal Visit to Germany.  ���������Another   Mine    Disaster,  a reliable correspondent ln every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  eases the bona flde name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  i. All correspondence must be legibly written on one side ef the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing pergonal matter mast be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared In  another paper must first be offered for  publication to that paper before lt  ean appear in THE HERALD.  FOR THE FRONT,  Again some more of our North  West men have left for the scene of  hostilities in South Africa. Canada  has not heen sparing of her sons  in the cause of the empire and all  through the war the Canadian regiments have borne the heat and burden of the day ancl now that hostilities are nearly at a close  are going out to do their* work In  aiding to mawe a hostile people loyal,  subjects of the empire. Although they  may not he engaged in actual fighting their work will be on occasions  of a hazardous nature. They will  have little chance of engaging in  actual warfare- but it to them that  will be entrusted the work of pacify-  ine the country and many a shot in  dark and outpost attack will be  their portion.  We do not grudge them to the cause  but we wish them "God speed", preservation from tho perils that may  beset them and a safe and speedy return.  Boston promises, says the Breeders'  Garette, to have the best horse show  ihat was ever held. A $500 free-for-  all prize will he given for ihe best  stallion and his get: $1,000 is offered  for the hest pair of high stepping  carriage horses not more than nine  years old, and which have never won  a prize at a recognized show; and a  special prize of ?1,000 is up for the  best single high stepper in harness.  E. .H Cudahy is in receipt of a lei-  tor bearing Crowe's signature. The  hand writing has been tested by comparison and It is the opinion of the  Pinkertons, Chief Donahue nnd other  authorities that the signature Is genuine. The letter is dated South Omaha,  February 15, but the envelope indicated that It had heen mailed in  Omaha.  Owing to the fact that the letter la  now in the Pinkerton office. Chicago,  ancl that no ������copy was retained here,  Mr. Cudahy Is unable to repeat it  verbally. Chief Donahue and Mr.  Cudahy have made its contents known  however. Crowe explains that he had  heard the Omaha police are looking  for him. and believe him to be one  of the kidnappers of Edward Cudahy jr.  He maintainse he is Innocent, ancl  says he has no knowledge of thn  affair, with the exception of what he  has- read in the newspapers. Ho  says he will drop into Omaha somp  day and prove himself innocent, and  that he would have done so long ago  had he not been afraid that he might  suffer the fate ofthe negro who was  lynched  at  Leavenworth.  Crowe says Omaha "people must  have cooled off' by this time, and, expresses the opinion that he will.soon  he able to come here with safety.  ,He makes an appeal to the "chief of  police and Mr. Cudahy for protection,  and says he will expect them to  stand between him and violence.  In conclusion he says he Is much  hurt to think that Mr. Catidahy suspects hm of being guilty of the kidnapping, and expresses his appreciation of the kindness Mr. Cudahy has  shown him in the past.  "When 1 received this letter.'" says  Mr. Cudahy, "1 was determined not  to take too much for granted, so I  sent it to Chicago, as I knew Mr-  Pinkerton had samples o������ Crowe's  handwriting, and could be able to  identify it without difficulty.  "A few days later I heard from Mr,  Pinkerton. Ho said he had compared  tho writing with a sample nf Crowe's  chirograph}- and that they were the  same beyond question.  "I would not be surprised if Crowe  should show himself almost at once.  I believe the "letter was written in  good faith. I don't think the letter  was written in either Omaha or South  Omaha. It bore the* date line. 'SouLl:  Omaha.  Neb-. Feb.  15.'  but the post-  Montreal Star: The papers arc  deploring the fact that a secret order  in V.'est Virginia recently broke the  neck of a candidate in the course of  initiation. Wonderful surgical skill  saved the man's life, hut the fact that  broken necks are usually attended  with fatal consequences would make  one feel that it must be a fine thing  to he a charter member of that society. It will certainly be a very  exclusive one.v  Ia a very careful editorial the  Farmers' Sun comments somewhat  adversely upon the Manitoba railway  deal. ft says that it seems that the  Manitoba government has got itself  into a difficult position by assuming  the bonded indebtedness of the Canada Northern. It voices a fear that  the liabilities will become too  heavy for thc local governmeat and  that the  Dominion  will  be .asked  to  take it over. This it points out from  an Ontario standpoint will be the  most serious feature of the affair. The  Sua is right. There are many other  considerations in the matter than  those purely local to Manitoba. The  Manitoba government are conducting  an experiment and if it falls���������as fail  ft must���������then goodbye to railway reform for many a long day to come.  BODY   SNATCING  A   Strange   Incident   in   Belleville���������A  Medical   Student     Packs   a   Dead  Body  in  a  Trunk���������How He Wa3  Detected.  A  Belleville despatch  says:  A sensational case came to light in  this city lately. Chief of Police  Newton received a telephone message  from Peterboro to arrest a young  man named William Paterson 22  years of age. who would arrive on  the 11:10 train from Peterboro. Paterson was charged with havins lu  his possession a dead body, the same  being in a trunk. The chief found  his man and arrestc-d him. The trunk  was placed in charge of thn authorities. This afternoon Chief Roszel.  of Peterboro. arrived here, and took  the prisoner back to Peterboro.  The charge against Paterson .Is  that he did improperly interfere with,  and offer indignity to a dead human  body, the same not heing buried. The  maximum penalty in a proven offense  by section 20C of the Criminal Code  is five years' imprisonment. The  prisoner refus-d to talk. He has  been recognized as a former resident  of Peterboro. who has of late been In  attendance at Queen's college, KI'*gs-  tor..  The corpse in the trunk Is that of a  man in a fair state of preservation,  ws-iching about 130 pounds. It is  believed to have been stolen from  some graveyard not far from Peterboro. A good deal of feeling has  bc-^n arousc-d in the city over the  case.  How  It  Was  Discovered.  The    discovery  of    the  body  in   a  t-unl:.  which  V.'ra.   Paterson    a  start ert at  Q-tv.-n'" eo!ie2*\    shipped    to'on. and  for m hich he    nr  Standerton, Feb. 22.���������A deserter  who has arrived hero relates that  Commandant General Louis Botha assembled his men on February 2nd  and addressed them from a Cape cart.  He declared that they should never  surrender so long as there were flre  hunderd left, adding that "he, would be  always ready to lead them. Some of  the burghers replied that thoy did  not see how they could fight much  longer as the British were destroying  all tbe crops and capturing all the  cattle and sheep, while the ammunition was nearly exhausted, save  about six rounds. When this is gone,  they said, where shall we get more.  General Botha said that the Lord  would provide them with means ol  lighting.  London, Feb. 23.���������The war office  has received the following from Lord  Kitchener:  "Kerksdorp, Fub. 21.���������Methuen's  forces have marched here, having  cleared the country through Wool-  maranzad. At     Paartbeestfonteln  1,400 Boers under Generals Devillers  and Lienberg opposed them. They  held a" strong position obstinately,  but were turned out after severe fighting in which the Yeomanry, the  Victorian Bushmen and the Lanca-  shlres distinguished themselves. Our  causualtles were three officers and 13  men killed and flve officers and 25  men wounded. The Boers left 18  men dead on the. ground and suffered  severely."  Johannesburg, Feb. 20.���������The Boers  destroyed a culvert between Natal-  Spruit^and Klip'river on the railroad  just south of here at dawn today:  They captured a train load of food  ��������� stuffs nnd after taking, all they could  conveniently . carry set flre to the  rest and disappeared over the veldt.  Despatches to the Daily Mail report  a Johannesburg rumor that Commandant General Botha is suing for  peace. Lord Kitchener has issued instructions that no goods of any description are to go forward hy the  Delagoa Bay line, with the exception  of urgent .military nnd hospital supplies. This order is supposed to indicate a big move eastward.  London, Feb. 26.���������The war secretary. Mr. Broderick. discusisng a  motion to publish the proceedings of  courts of inquiry, said it was still the  purpose of the government to make  a general Inquiry into the conduct  of the war in South Africa when the  Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 23.���������Advices recived hero from Trinidad aay  that the Interior of Venezuela is at  the mercy of rebels. The ferment  extended to the coast lines. Several  steamers flying the British flag were  destroyed hy order of President  Castro.  dis-  marli  on the  envelope  showed  it had been mailed in Oiua.w.  "It was probably writen some  tancefrom hero and sent in a separate envelope to some friend in Omaha  or South Omaha, who remai ed it.  "This was done for the obvious pur-  nose of keeping his present whereabouts a secret.' Crowe -.evidently  wants to come in voluntarily without sivlng detectives, tho honor o.  having captured him.  A DUEL TO DEATH  The Rainy Lake Tragedy-Particulars  of the Shootinv  The trial of William Kandoph tor  the'killing of Francis Sullivan, of  Rainy Lake City, took place there a  few ctavs ago. The story of the affray as" told    by C. B. Lang, a    wit  n About    7   o'clock,,   .after   _finishing  ^-'--���������-"���������= William��������� Rair  supper  I   sat   down.  doph came in and stood at the stove.  I asked him if he was cold and he  said he was. He asked if there was  a barn he could DUt his horse in. 1  told him where the barn was, and  Pat Stone took charge of his horse  and fed it. He said: "I heard I  was going to be shot if I crossed the  threshold of this house." He asked  where Sullivan was. He was told  either in the dining room or kitchen.  He went Into the dining room. Short  ly after Sullivan came out and went  into the bar room. Randolph came  out to the stove, and said to him:  got the word you sent me." Sullivan asked him what it wns. He rjc  plied: "You said you would kill me  if ever I came across yonr threshold  again." Sullivan said: "You must  be a gentleman in my house, for I  am running this house, and am going  to run it." Randolph said. "I have  never tried to run your house," at the  ���������same time stepping toward Sullivan.  Sullivan drew h revolver and ordered  him out of the house. Randolph  said: "I will go," and went out and  closed the door. He shortly returned witha shot gun, held it. in one  hand by his side, with the muzzle on  the fioor. Randolph said: "If you  are going to shoot me, shoot:"    Su!  livan  replied:      "You son  of a    I will," and fired; this was the first  shot. There was then a simultaneous report from each 51m. Sullivan  said: "He has got me; I am killed.  Randolph then gave himself up to the  law or any person that wished to  take him.  Randolph was retained in custody  till the county attorney at Grand  Rapide can be heard from.  fom-  fl'Ct   of  The, Grand Trunk Railway  nany has secured 2000 r-.riiiari:  wall space in the Canadian building  at the Glasgow International opposition wliich will op-in May 1 and  continue unf.i! November 1. Thn  bulldina in to be pi'n.i'ryi he I won  the German and Rursian structures,  and the exhibit bv thi Dominion wil!  consist of agricultural, horlcultura!,  dairy and   cold  storage  prod nets,    on  Berlin, Feh. 23.���������It is announced in  a despatch from Pekln, dated February 21, that Count von Waldersee  has postponed the expedition he  planned, as China has conceded the  demands of tho powers for the punishment of guilty officials.  Vancouver, Feb". 23.���������The R. M. S.  Warimoo is in port from Australia.  Among the passengers Is Mr. John  F. Lindsay, of Moosomin, N. W. T.  He is returning from Australia after  satisafctorily establishing his claim  to a fortune ln land and stock said  to aggregate a round million  Woodstock, N. B., Feb. 22.���������Mr. W.  Hasselfield and wife, of Manitou.  Manitoba, were married yesterday at  the home of the bride's father. Mr.  Peter Sim, East Zorra. and starting  on their honeymoon, registered at an  hotel yesterday afternoon. AS ther  had not heen 'seen when .dinner time  came today the proprietor knocked at  the door and getting no answer broke  Into the room. Both were asphyxiated, but the gas heing only partly on  they were not past recovery and physicians with hard work succeeded In  restoring them to life.  Winnipeg, Feb. 22.���������The second session of the tenth legislature was formally opened hy his honor, Lieutenant Governor McMillan, with tiie  usual ceremonies yesterday at 3  o'clock. The chamber presented a  Handsome and impressive appearance  in its mourning decorations and the  function was out of thc .ordinary ln  that all the spectators were attired ln  black. After his honor withdrew'  the floor of tho chamber was cleared.  Speaker Hespeler took the chair and  announced that owing to the death  of Her Majesty tile late Queen Victoria. His Majesty King Edward VII.  liad ascended the throne, and necessitated .the members nf tho house  taking the oath of allegiance. The  swearing in of .the members was then  proceeded with and this was followed  by the introduction of new members.  New York, Feb. 22.���������King Edward's  activity and interest in his work continues unabated, says the Tribune's  London correspondent.' Every detail  receives his attention and he insists  upon having accurate knowledge of  forming     an -   Independent    opinion.  that odor which once experienced can  never be forgotten or mistaken.  . The Grave Clothes.  Upstairs the council of the "city, of  Cumberland" meets to discuss matters of greater or lesB interest, and  this chamber too has a mortuary appearance. AU along the floor are  bundles of clothes marked with men's  names. They are the clothes in whicli  friends wish the dead to he burled  when the vengeful earth shall yield  them up. It is with uo desire to  ponder to the morbid that it may be  stated that there is no possible chance  of any of the cases coming to notice  than that of the unfortunate William  Sneddon. The night before thc accident he received word that his  baby had died, and he went down on  Friday morning to get his tools previous to leaving for Nanaimo to bury  his child. He was caugnt In the explosion and his body Is still ln the  mine.  At his lodgings a letter was found  from his wife telling in dreary words  of a battle with the hardest kind of  fate since they left Scotland with  their family. Portions of the letter  refer to private matters, but the  parts quoted below tell with startling distinctness a story of misery  which comes to few In this favored  land.  "Things are very dull here," wrote  the poor woman to the help-meet  she was never to see again, "and  we can't get any food as Mr. ���������.  won't    give    anything    without    the  money.     Father got us a few things  The powers have declined to allow  Greece to annex Crete'.'  : Smallpox has broken out at Fertile,  B. C, and several persons fare quarantined. '  ���������: 0   The Macleod curlers  night.   0   came in last  and we have been living on herrings.  I had Dr.   here yesterday,  and he says nothing will do baby any  good. He is giving me a bottle to  make him sleep. He says he has a  great want in his mouth. Nellie has  her arm fleeing out, and all Willie's  face is fleeing out, and he has a sore  foot. Russeil has a sore face and leg,  and Maggie has a sore mouth and  arm. I have a sore brow. ... I  can neither wash the children's face  nor my own for sores. There is no  sign of the Alexandra mine starting,  nnd we have not a dollar, nor a  bottle of medicine, nor sugar, nor  anything.".  J. M. SCOTT. B.A., JLUB ;..  janiater. Solicitor, Notary Public, ate  MeKensle Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Money to Loan  HAKVHT, McCARTER, & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors., Bte.  Solicitors    for    Imperial    Bank    of  Canada  company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offlces:    Molsons Bank Blook  *wst Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. GROSS  Office:   Mackenzie Avenue, Revelstoks  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of Revelstoke  Girls*  HANG HIM  war was substantially ended.  Nobody j Those in  touch with the court assert  could say tho war was substantially  ended while 200.000 were engaged in  thc military operations. The government in the meantime had investigated 20 painful incidents of surrender  of British troops. A large number  of officers had been made accountable  and   10   had    been    dismissed.      No  that, all the important addresses and  messages to the nation, army, navy  and foreign rulers, have heen written  by the King himself, and that the  phrasing of all royal communications,  except possibly the King's speech in  parliament, is his-own. He rises early,  works late! sleeps little, and hi.=  the    effect of  officer returning from South Africa! health alreVdv rivals  would be employed at home without  Lord Roberts or' Lord Kitchener's recommendation. Scarcely a week  passed without an officer being removed or otherwise punished.  De Aar, Cape Colony, Feb. 25.���������  General De Wet. accompanied by Mr.  Steyn. recrossed the railroad north of  Kranz Kull. ,-ind south of Orange  River  this close occupation.  Vancuovor, Feb. 23.���������The latest  news in the bitter fight waging between the C. P. R. and the Kootenay  smelters on the one hand, and Jim  Hill and the Yankee smelters on the  other is to the effect that the C. i\ R.  I have refused to haul any more cars  to  the  United  States  for  the Crow's  !��������� station yesterday.  The   Orange K?   ���������   ���������  uu'" ,,.,V,    ���������w  river rose flve feet last night. t ������est comi,anj' until the Crow's Nest  heavy rain is still falling and it is��������� ������"?3 f?B",a!i:f. enrib,e ' thfi ^"uSh  believed to be impossible^ for th" I S?, umbm" s??el.ters ^ resume work by  Boers to cross the stream.     They are ��������� .filI'ng- upf ' 1fr - ^racta.   tor  coal.  J ���������* *Lre I ir.ste.iu of shipping all  their coal out  of the country for the purpose. It is  ,   .       They are  being   closely    followed     bv   Colonel  Thorneycroft. who left here'vesterdav,'",','"?, ^"tV"'   ^ "'T8' n- l  by train.     Several other columns are! Tj^'^J^L^t.Sme  LttST'"  An Unfortunate Evangelist Chased by  . a Mob���������He Run for His  Life���������Will, Seek-Pastures New.  .St. Paul. Feb.'25.���������Albert Dahlstrom  an evangelist whose operations In a  mission on Payne avenue. St. Paul.  earned for him the bitterest-- condemnation on thc part of many'of the  residents of that part of tho city, returned to the scene of his troubles  yesterday, and sought to explain  away the charges that had been made  against him in connection with Annie  Hagstrand, a 15 year old orphan girl.  That his explanation was not satisfactory was evidenced .that a jeering,  howling mob of 500 people followed  him to the street car and were only  prevented from violence from the fact  that they had no leader.  His appearance in the crowd called  forth a number of suggestions, none  of which were executed. 'On every  side the cry went up to "Hang him."  but none seemed to daro break  through the cordon of police that  acted as an escort.  - One of his followers tried to drive  the crowd - back, and as a result he  was pelted with snowballs, even after  he had climbed on the car. Dahlstrom seemed to be the least" con-'  ecrned of anyone and smiled at the  angry mob that surrounded him. He  conversed with his friends in a calm  and deliberate way and .leeemed to  have no fear of any of the threats  being put Into effect. '   o   A CHALLENGE!  If young girls would look ahead it  would sometimes save them from serious  collision with the men they marry. It  is here that ignorance is almost a crime.  The young husband cannot understand  it when the wife changes to n peevish,  nervous, querulous woman. And the  young wife does not understand it herself. She only Un#ws that she is very  miserable.  If ever there is a time when natur*  needs help it is when the young gfrl U  adjusting herself to the new condition!  of wifehood. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription makes weak women strong and  sick women well. It promotes reiru-  larity, dries debilitating drains, heals inflammation and ulceration, and cures  female weakness.  Sick women are invited lo consult Dr.  ricrce, by letter, free. All womanly  confidences are guarded with strict professional privacy. Write without fear or  fee to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  " I will drop you a few lines to-day to let you  know that I am fccliiiff well now," write*! Miss  Annie 8t������pbcns, of Belleville. Wood Co.. west  Vn. "1 feel like a new woman. I took several  bottles of the ��������� Favorite Prescription' ami 'C'.olcl-  eu Medical Discovery.' I,have no heartache  now. no backache, and no pain in my side any  more. No beariuff-down pain any more. I  think there Is no medicine like Dr, Pierce's  medicine. I tlinufc you verv much Tor what you  have dona for me���������your medicine hai done me  so much good."  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure biliousness and sick headache.  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  ������������?rS,ShIng "o^'ces at 11 a. m.  and 7:80 p.m.   Chum meeting at ths  hSS -S. *^ "PS1"* ***������������. Sab!  w^,Mh001 and Blble cl������"w at 2?80.  Weekly prayer meeting every wed-  nesday evening at 7:30. The publls  are cordially Invited.   Seats free.  RBV.S.J.THOMPSON,  Pastor.   .  St Peter's Church (Anglican)  Bight  a.m.,   Holy  Eucharist;    11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist flrst Sunday In the month);  servloe; 7:80 evensong (choral) and  K"?0?; * . Holr -Days���������The Holy  Eucharist Is celebrated at 7 a-m. or *  am., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 8:16.  0. A. PROCUNIER, Vicar.  Presbyterian Church  Service  every   Sunday    at  11  a,m  and 7.80 p.m.   Bible Class at 2:30 p.  m. to which all are welcome. Prayer  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  RBV. W. C. CALDBR, Pastor.  Roman Catholic Church  MaaB  first and  third    Sundays  In.  month at 10:80 a.m.   RBV. FATHER THAYBR.  Salvation Army  Meeting every night ln their hall ���������  j on front street.  $A$i$i$A$A$A$A$i$A$i$A&$i  Revelstoke Hera  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  Is tne leading newspaper of  the great mining districts of  West Kootenay. It gives all  tbe latest mining, telegrap-'  hie and local news, written up  In authentic, reliable and read  able Articles from unquestionable Information. It enjoyt  a large circulation and Is consequently unequalled as as  advertising medium In t>i*  Celd ln which It Is pnMlabed.  conversing on General De "Wet.  dustry  in  the  Kootenay.      Jim  Hill,  1 it is said, is  getting  . control of the  he^?^^ N-������t.Piss Coal company stock  with 2.000 Boers has broken away  from General French's pursuit in the  direction of Komntiooort. Th������ Eoe^s  are attacking the villarrc- of Richmond, in the central part of Cap--;  -Co!ony-,-and-reinforcemeht3^K-���������ve been  despatched from Hanover Road.  Cape Town. Feb. 25.���������It is reported  that influential Commandant Pie*  Fourier antl several hunderd Boers  in the De V,*et's Dorp district are  willing to surrender if the commandant shall receive a proposition direct  from  General  Kitchener.  New York. Feb. 23.���������Rumors abou*  the retirement of Lord Salisbury are  porsistenly premature. Hi.s health  is not materially worse bur, his interest in public life has lapsed since  he abandoned the foreign office. Tie  seems to have relegated to Mr. Sa?-  four already the prime minister's dutv  of waiting noon the sovereign, anc'  this is considered by the political experts as a sign that the nepnow will  succeed the uncle. The strongest  leader on the Unionist sldo is M-  Chamberlain. and the longer Ijorf.  Salisbury remains in office the moro  dilflcull will it be to keep down tho  pushful commoner.  KaliHpell, Mont., Feb. S:._a in-r  by the name of ffortel, who lias beet!  living wir.Ii his son on th* w'esi  side of town, was taken s-.-.k tsevwsii  days ago and went to ij.wt. not rail,  ing a Physician. Hi.-; so:' .:-/.**-���������  ut thp, time. He came home Satur.-U-v*  night and his wife asked -:ini to nr  amine his father, who would a!w.-ivi  place a cloth over his fac> "vry  lime* tha daughter in law ant'oref. thf-  room.  Upon examination by-tha poi: >r  was completely covered -vith rii-iu!!  pox sores, and the ron :rnmediate!---  notified the city physician, wiio hail  th*-- ease taken to the pest houno. The  physician says that thc /jld roan  had been broken out for at. louM  three days and that not only had the  wife and two children and hi3 ,<-on  been exposed, but that tho whole  neighborhood, who had heen jroljis Jo  the house were likewise exposed. It  Is feared that this case will do <:r������at  damage and greatly add t.o tho cilffi-  ci.Il.y of exterminating (.lie disease.  Young O'Brien who was taken Kck  Snnday with the diseai-o, had gciHon  fliaved Saturday night and had been  proline!  all  day  mingling with   people  to control  the    coal situation    in tho  Kootenays.  Halifax, Feb. 22.���������The steamer  Mont'ord. th" Eider Dempster line  boat, which has been chartered by  -the��������� Don^isniorr-government- u)~r.ohvey  the men being enlisted for the South  African Dolice fore, win aall on  Slarch loth from Halifax. All enlisted in Quebec and -the Maritime  provinces will mobilize in Halifax,  and all west of that as far as tha  coast, wi! come to Ottawa. The  first detachment is oxpectod here ou  Tuesday.  Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 26.���������Frank  H. Hamilton, convicted of killing  I^eonard Day, the young millionaire,  in the West hotel, was sentenced to  seven years in the state prison at  hard labor. Hamilton accepted bis  fate philosophically. Judge Brook's  sentence is taken to Indicate that he  believed the verdict a just one, otherwise he would have given Hamilton  the  minimum  sentence  of five years.  Boise, "fdaho. Feb. 25.���������A message  has just been received by Superintendent Calvin of thc short line railway,  stating that mine No. J at Diamonds-  ville, is on flre between the sixth and  seventh   levels.  _Over SO miners have lost their lives.  SAD  SfECTACI.RS  -veil   as  ' implement:-.        The     Grand ; and had taken breakfast ot one ofthe  Trunk's   nshlbit  vil   !���������?  conjiosed   of,hotels, where he came In contact with  series of views of the system    that j many   peoplo.     It   is   feared   he   has.  rested at Bel!M-;I!<>, was mad? in the j secured the gold medal at the    raris'without    knowing   it .    greatly aided  following   manier:     Alex.   KtflJ,   s   exposition, ^      the spread of this disease.  The Destitution in thp Family of a  riC'tcii Mine.-���������G������np.**ous Contributions���������TIip British Columbia  Mine Accident:  A special from t' to the  Vancouver   Province,  mys-  A couple or hundred y-'irds away  from where the niisr '.-".'i-immpi!  timbers of Xo. -f. una ft stanrt as a  hideous monument, over the men  burled so far bniow. there 1.1 a little  two storey brown painted building  surmounted with a cunoia which contains a bell. "Fire Hail" is thc sign  it hears, but the nose reel stands outside, and a draping or black around  t.he main entrance thnt tho  flre hall is being our. to a purposo  more gloomy than that originally designed.  It Is morgue'and the most hardened among men might well start  back in honor upon first entering the  pace. To the right Is a raised plar-  form or high planks on which this  week there have been shnpelesi'  figures of what once were men." To  the len. is a pile of black stained  pine coffins and through the place  thc awful smell of the dead house-  Holders of the Stanley Cup Will Have  ' to Fight for their Honors���������Ottawa  Hockeyists  are    Now    Ambitious  Winnipeg,   Feb.  26.���������The    Ottawa  hockey team, champions of the Eastern   league,     have,     challenged     the  Winnipeg   Victorias   for   the   Stanley  cup.  They are expected here aliout the  12th cf March. The games r/iil be  best two In three.   &.   Mr. John Costigan gave notice of a  motion respecting the King's corona-.,  ticn oath.. The evening "Vas spent  in supply ou the post office items and  little progress was' made. .Mr. Mulock  -was--kept-MJusy---answering^questionsr  ���������He stated the department 'would soon  be without a deficit. The visit of the  Duke and Duchess of' Cornwall and  York to Canada also occupied some  attention. A meeting of the public  accounts commute was held in the  morning.  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The Herald does not claim to  be the only printing house In  the district but lt does claim  to be ��������� ���������   .   >  DITIKCTORS:  II.   S.   Howiand,   President  T.R.Merrllt.Vice-Pros.   St.   Catherines  V/ilifam  Ramsay,   Robert  Jivftiay  Hugh   Ryan.   T  Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas  Rodgers'  D. R.  Wilkie, Cenerul Manager  BRANCHKS  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,      Cnlgaiy,      Edmonton.  Golden, Nelson, Portage hi Prairie  Pi-luce        Albert,        Stiathuonti,  Vancouver, Winnipeg,  Revelstoke. j  Ontario:  Bsscn.   Fergus,   flalt,   Ingersoll,  LMowel,      l.'lagtira   Falls,    Port  Co'bornc.  Km   Porlago, Sault Ste.  Marie. St.  r'athwlaes,  St.Thomiia.  Toronto.     UVIiand,     WoodslocK,  fTamllton. , ,  Quebec:  Montreal.  " SavlngH Bank Department���������Deposits  of Jl and upwards recolved and Interest   allowed.  Debentures���������Provincial,   Municipal,  and  othor  debentures  purchased.  Drafts and Letters of Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada.  United Kingdom , United States,  ICnrope. India, China ,T*3U?o.u Avi-  tralla. New Zealand etc  OoM   purchased.  Th)p   bank  issues Special  Receipts  which  will be accounted for at any  of   t,hf>  Hudson's  Bay  Co's   Posts  In  thr* Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. V.  HE4&K.  M*������n������"-������r RpT(*lst/>tce RrqnrV  Tboroifghlu Up-To-Date In  Every. Partieiflar.  And In a position to give as'  good value for the money expended, either for advertising  space In Its publication or  for job printing, as can be  given by any other house of  the kind ln BrltiBh Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All wort  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. One price to all.  No job can be too largo or  too small for The. Herald's  consideration. Special attention given   to orders by mall:  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  gAgim$A&i&$i$A$:i&$A$A$i ft;  \  I  The Royal Visit.  THE HEIR APPARENT WILL BE HERE IN SEPTEMBER*  HE WILL SPEND A MONTH IN CANADA.  WILL DISTRIBUTE MEDALS.  SOME EXPERIENCES  OF THE WAR  A Punitive  Expedition.���������A Royal Anniversary,���������Particulars  of a Terrible Mining Disaster.���������The South African  Constabulary.���������Splendid Body of Men,  Other News of Interest.  Ottawa, JJeb. 26.���������It Is learned from  an official source that the visit of His  Royal Highness, thc Duke of Cornwall and York, will take place in the  middle of September. An Intimation  to this effect haB, it Is understood,  been received at the vice-regal residence here.  The duke and duchess will visit  Canada on their return from the  ceremonies of the Australian confederation and after touching the Dominion will go to Newfoundland,  sailing from there for England about  the middle of October.  About one month therefore, will be  spent in Canada and Newfoundland. .  In view of the definite announcement of tho coming of the heir apparent lt is expected Ottawa will take  the necessary steps to provide a fitting reception tor the distinguished  visitors.  London,   Feb.   26.���������The   Pall   Mall  Gazette's correspondtnt at Pekin telegraphs  under  the date  of  yesterday,  .saying:  United States Minister Conger's recall which is practically a rebuff,  is very generally regretted. It .is feared his uncompromising attitude will  be exchanged for a policy that will  prove   unnecessarily   benevolent.  A meeting of the "ministers was  held concerning the drawing up of a  list of the provincial officials implicated ln the Boxer movement, where  punishment, -Is Intended to he demanded. The remaining clauses of  the powers' note will take sis months  to  Bettle.  The Germans continue to punish  Chinese troops guilty of brigandage  and bloodshed. They have gained a  magnificent reputation for -military  efficiency.  Salt Lake City, Utah. Feh. 26.���������  A special to the Tribune from Ivan-  merer,  Wyo.,  says: -    "   ���������  "A  disastrous  flre In- the  Diamond-  ville coal mine late last evening -.vas  attended  by  Berious  loss of life'and  great destruction of property.    Some  60 miners were entombed and all perished ' but  John   Anderson,   who' was  wovkifig   near   the     mouth     of   the j  level.    When  Anderson  realized  that ���������  the mine was on, fire he threw a heavy I  oveTcoat   over   his   head   and shoulders  ancl  with  much  difficulty  pushed  his way through the flames and reached the main lead, completely exhausted' and-'-'terribly burned.-   He will recover.  Ml efforts to rescue those entombed  have failed, as the flames  drove the  . rescuers back.    That all have perished Is without question.  Weeping mothers,--wives and sweethearts are gathered- around -the mine.  Ail   efforts  to   calm  them   proved   ot  . no avail. , . "       -,,"-'���������  The loss of property will reach an  enormous figure.  iys the officials' are very reticent,  tlie names of those improsoned were  unobtainable before daylight.  The cause of the fire is unknown.  Ottawa. Feb. 27.���������Yesterday at 2  o'clock 88 western recruits for Baden  Powell's noliee arrived in Ottawa.  They were .quartered at tne tair  grounds. Capt. Fall, the officer  in charge of the .recruiting, has removed his office to the fair grounds.  Today a party of 30 will arrive In  all over 500 will be concentrated  here.  Ottawa. Feb. 27���������A meeting of the  public accounts committee -was held  vesterday, D. C. Fraser presiding.  Orders were issued for a number of  papers and accounts. Mr. Taylor  moved for papers and accounts iu  regard to payments made to XV. G.  Charles, of Ottawa, since 1897. aggregating. ?245,00.0. . Sir Hibbert  Tupper asked; for ''accounts of the  construction of'the Dawson and Atlin  telegraph lines.' Sir Hibbert also wants  . correspondence ' connected with the  issue of" liquor /permits and accounts  ^_"fov���������a���������number_of=_miscellaneousiiex^  penditures in the Yukon.  Toronto, Feb. 27.���������The ��������� Manufacturers Life and Temperance and the  General Life Insurance companies  have announced an amalgamation of  interest. The combination will con-  stitue one of the largest and strongest life assurance companies in Can-  'ada as it will have over 525.000,000  insurance in force, over $3,000,000 of;  assets and over $1,000,000 of annual  income.  Ottawa. Feb. 27.���������The militia department has received a- cable that  465. Gunner Walsh, of the Royal Canadian artillery, has been admitted to  Woolwich hospital suffering from gun  shot  wounds.  .Washington. Feb. 27.���������Mr. Conger  has cabled the state department from  Pekln. under date of of the 23rd as  follows:  "A satisfactory edict in answer to  the punishment demands has been re  ceived. From this statement the de-!  partment assumes that the punishments arc to be administered substantially as stated In Mr: Conger's  cablegram received on the' 21st Inst.  London, Feb. 27.���������A correspondent  of the Daily Telegraph at De' Aar  locates General De Wet and Mr. Steyn  at Petrusville. He praises the ad-  . mirable work of Captain Norman  Nation, a-Canadian, engineer in protecting a large stretch of railway.  London,. Feb. 27.���������The ' Duke of  Cornwall and York during his visit  to Canada will confer the South African medals upon the Canadian troops  who have participated in the war.  Lndon. .Feb. 26.���������Mr. and Mrs. Jos.  Chamberlain gave a dinner- in -the  house of commons restaurant tonight to Albert S. Hay and young  Joseph Choate.  London,* Feb.. 27.���������A British expedition of 500 men after making an  eight days'march of 114 miles into  tho Somalis country to punish them  for ikilllng Sub-Commissioner Jen-  ney was attacked on Feb. 19 at San-  nasa, 79 miles from Affmadu. ancl  lost 17 men killed including Lieutenant  Colonel  Maitland.  The Somalis were beaten off with  the  loss  of  150  men   killed.  The cattle captured on the march  were ^stampeded nnd lost. The expedition returned to Affmadu.  Winnipeg, Fob. 27.���������Recruiting for  the Baden-Powell police begins here  today under Major Williams. One  hundred and forty men will be enrolled, and the major has over 400  applicants to pick from. Great care  is being exercised to get none but  thc very best material for the forco.  Goschen, Ind., Feb, 26.���������A passenger train on tho Wabash railroad,  which left Buffalo last night and  which was scheduled to arrive at  Chicago this morning, was wrecked  two miles west of Millersburg at  9:35 a.m. today. The accident was  caused by a broken rail.  Winnipeg, Feb. 26.���������Tlie Ottawa  Hockey team has decided not to  come West this season to ��������� play the  Winnipeg Victorias for the Stanley  cup but will come early next season.  It Is not unlikely that the Shamrocks of Montreal will be hero  shortly to play' an exhibition game  as the management ot tho Winnipeg auditorium rink have made them  a very flattering - offer. , which they  are inclined' to.accept.  Karloquits, Austro-Hungary, Feb.  18.���������Large crowds assembled at tha  railroad staton here awaiting.the arrival of the remains of the former  King Milan of Servia. Funeral  arches draped with black and flylnfi  mourning flags were erected at the'  entrance of the town, the principal  square and ��������� elsewhere. ' Many,, houses  were draped ' and the patriarchal  palace was profusely decorated with  emblems of mourning.  A special train was in readrness at  the frontier town of Semlin, to bring  any guests of-Servia desirous of attending, but it Is understood that the  authorities at Belgrade were nlacing  difficulties iu their way.  Great trouble was experienced in  carrving out King Milan's wish t.o be  buried by the side of his great grandmother, Ljubicza Obrenovitch, wife ot  Milos. founder of the dynasty. The  slabs of the vault could not be located until a centenarian was discovered,  who attended the funeral of the'princess. When the vault was located  they found that the wooden coffln had  fallen apart and that the corpse was  exposed. It was In a most remark-  ahle'state of oreservatlon. 'The  features were quite recognizable and  the pearl ornaments and silk.robes of  the  priucess. were intact."  The special train carrrying - the  body of King Milan'was received with  military honrs. A detachment of infantry was drawn up. at the .station,  and a band played the Servian royal  hymn,__ The coffin was borne to the  Metropolitan church in a state  hearse. The coffin was carried to  thc Krushedal monastery at 1 p.m.  The remains were buried beside" those  of Princess Ljubicza. ��������� Prayers Were  recited at the griiveslde. Two hundred carriages followed the "-coffin  over the.snowclad mountain.*  Bridgeport, N. J., Feb: 19.���������Hi.dden  away in the dust covered rafters of  an old building which he had purchased, William Davis today round a  tin box containing several thousand  dollars in -bank notes. ' The exact  amount he will not state, but it Is  known that bills of $100 and $50 denominations were among the roll.  -There was also a small gold nugget,  a gold pen and a gold finger ring in  the box. ,  The treasure is believed 'to. have  been, hidden by EHsha McChesney, a  wealthy and eccentric character, who  lived in the'house and'died suddenly  there nearly '20 years .ago. - He-Is  known to have had1 a great distrust  of banks: " In-the~abs~eiic~e^ot~prbof~  however, the money will belong to  Davis, and not to McChesriey's descendants.  Davis, who is a poor man, recently  bought the building and all its .con-,  tents, incuding tools of many kinds,  old iron and junk! He is now engaged in giving the hott3e a thorough  search in the hope of finding some  ' more hidden treasure. The house  has not -been occupied for 20 years  because of Ks dilapidated character.  Interesting Interview with  Mr.  W. A  Griesbach, Just Returned.  "Billy" Griesbach tells some funny  stories about campaigning in South  Africa. The other day he regaled  half a dozen auditors in the office ot  the Post for a couple of hours with  amusing recollections of the war,  says the Edmonton Post.  "What became of Charlie Ross who  used to be at Battleford and went out  with the Mounted Rifles," asked Jack  Mercer.  "Charlie is one of the greatest  characters ln Africa," answered  "Billy." He is a typica western man  taxi ha conducted himself out there  with an abandon worthy of the west.  You know he was a lieutenant, and  he was one of the best officers we  had, a perfect dare-devil and brave.  Near Nudoleburg he came into possession of a- small band of horses.  They had belonged to Boers but now  they were Charlie's, and being somewhat run down, he put them out to  pasture on a nearby abandoned  farm. One day a general of another  corps went along that way and see  Ing the horses and thinking them to  be Boer horses commandeered them  and had them driven oft tn his camp.  Charlie discovered his loss and finding where his horses had gone, wrote  to the general demanding ihe return  of his property. Not getting a  reply, he wrote again,' threatening  if the horses were not returned he  would go over to the general's camp  and horsewhip him. This roused the  general and he reported Charlie's offensive' correspondence to General  Hutton, commander of -the brigade in  which the Mounted "Rifles were.  General Hutton summoned Charlie  and explained to him the gravity of  the offence' he had committed. "But  why didn't this man answer my letters?"-, queried  Charlie.      "You  must  not  speak  of   General as  'this man' you know" was Hutton's  reproof. "Why didn't this man answer my letters" persisted Charlie,  who was very much hurt at tb������ lack  of courtesy on - General    :���������'s  part. Everything" could have been  fixed if the general, 'this man' had  answered his letters..,;.-He ciuns to  that position "wiHi doggednessl: and  Hutton could do nothing uut "reprimand him. '!I'm going." .iesponded  Ch-irlie. "Gim'me my time," vz\i. be  wp-e working b7 the cay. This" wai  always the conclusion or any difference he had with General Hutton to  demand "hi3 time." When ixeneral  Hutton left Charlie left also. ' We all  wondered what he intended, doin^. Kc  astounded all of us by commandeering a Boer farm noar .Pretoria, all  the waggons and steel, thereon and  setting up as a farmer. He dug up  :i!l the vegetables' on thc place and  Uking them to Pretoria sold tnem at  war prices to the inhaoitarts. Then  he got together a." band of horses and  turned them out on his ranche. He  j'ortifie'd the place and he removed all  obstaces round about 'so that he  should not ne taken by surnnso in  the evening. There he lives alone  nave for nis Kaffir retinue-' * He  always goes about - armed with two  Mauser revolvers and his Mauser  rifle is always handy and" he' is loaded with ammunition to .meet" emergencies. Before we left, the Boers  ran off three of his horses and Charlie  was very indignant. He started out  and rounding about 50 head of Boer  cattle, drove .them to Pretoria and  sold them by way of reprisal, for  Charlie is a thoroughly practical man.  Death of 'Gat* Howard  THE  BRITISH   ARE  WINDING  .THINGS   UP  IN  TRANSVAAL,���������A   GREAT   NUMBER OF  BOER  CASUALTIES.  THE  A Big Loot   List,���������The   British   Casualties   Small.���������Howard  was a North'West Veteran.���������DeWet a   Fugitive���������King  Edward Leaves for Germany.���������The Manitoba Gove  ernment Branching Out,  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated bv Act of Patii.ia.ment, 1856.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  Rfist Fund  $2,600,000  2,060,000  DIRECTORS:  Wm. Molson Uacphbbson, President;  S. H. Ewiuo. Vice-President ;  W. M. RAMSAY, S-UTCBL VlKLST,  J. P. CLKOSOHN,   H. MiBKLAND HOI MS,  Lt. Col. F. C. IIrauhaw.  Jaiihs Elliot, General Var-ago*.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at eurrent:  J. D. MOLSON.  Manaoee, Revklstoks, B.C.  London, Feb. 25.���������The war office  has received the following despatch  from  Lord Kitchener:  "Mlddeburg, Transvaal, Feh. 24.���������  General French reports from Plet  Reif, on February 22, that the result  of the columns sweeping the country east of that place, that the Boers  are retreating in scattered and disorganized parties to the number of  some 5,000 in front ot him. Amsterdam and Reif have been occupied  and troopB are protecting the Swazl  frontier. French will push on. but  is much hampered by the continuous  heavy rains. A summary ot the  total losses inflicted on the enemy  up to February 18 was as follows:  Two hunderd , and ninety Boers  known to have been killed ��������� and  wounded in action; ��������� 86 taken prisoners; 183 surrendered; one 15 pounder  gun taken; 462 rifes: 16,000 rounds of  small ammunition; 3,500 horses; 70  mules; 3,530 trek oxen; 1,800 cattle;  155,400 sheep, and 1.070 wagons and  carts captured.'' Our casualties were1  five officers and 41 men killed, and i  four officers and 108 men wounded. I  Asiatic immigration figures were  presented showing that 4212 Chinese  landed in British Columbia and paid  poll taxes in 1900; 26 were entered  as exempt and 1591 entered ln transit in wards, making a total of 5829  entering the province.  San Francisco, Feh. 23.���������The Pacific  mall steamer Rio de Janeiro ran on  a hidden rock' wliile entering the  Golden Gate early 'yesterday morning  ln a dense fog. She sank in a few  minutes after striking. It is thought  that fully 122 passengers were drowned, but it is impossible to ascertain  the exact number owing to the fact  that Purser John Rooney, who had  the . register of the crews Is among  the missing. Ten bodies were recovered, two white women, one white  man and seven Chinese. The most  prominent passenger on the steamer  was Rounsaville Wlldman, United  States consul at Hong Kong, who  was accompanied by his wife and two  children.     It is thought they are all  ^^u.Us^^.^^^ui^^^-iUiaiaiUi^^^^oUi^^^^  regret to say that Major 'Howard, a i drowned.     The ship was in command  very gallant officer of the Canadian  scouts was killed on February 17tU.  Colonel Plumer reports that Colonel  Owen captured De Wet's 15 pounder  and a pom pom on February 23, as  well as 53 prisoners, and a quantity  of Pilot FredericTc Jordan when she  struck. He was " rescued. Captain  Wiliam Ward went down ' with his  vessel. As nearly as can be'learned  there were' 234 people  on board  the  of ammunition. We had no casual-:-Rio de Janelro- ^ follows:' Cabin 29,  .ties The enemy is-in full retreat second cabin 7, steerage, Cninese and  and-dispersing, and are-being vigor-; Japanese 58, officers and crew 140  ously pursued.     De Wet's attempt to  fhe following    have been accounted  for:      Rescued 79, bodies at morgue  10, total 89;  missing 145.  Following are    the    names  of  the  invade  Cape  Colony    has . evidently  completely failed."  "Gat" Howard is    undoubtedly the  officer referred to by Lord Kitchener persons drowned in "the RTcTde Janiero  in the above despatch.,    This gallant while, entering the Golden-Horn   also  officer went out- with    D.  squadron.  a ust Qf til(;1 rescue(j.  Second  contingent,  attach*-d  as  lieu- r*ow������  t>���������������dd���������    t ��������� J       <���������  tenant to the    machine gun    section. ! ,_���������"        ,CaWn -Passenger List  When' the" Mounted. Rifles'   left  the     Consul  General   Rounseville    Wild-  Transvaal   he   with others'- remained  man, Hong Kong.   .  and. organized   tho   Canadian   scouts.'    Mrs.. .Wlldman.-   two    children   and  Howard was  placed iu command. r*������- nurse," Hong Kong  cciving the distinction of heing m'de      Mrs. and Mis*. Wakefield, Honolulu.  a major.      "Gat" was known through'      James   K.   Carpenter,   mining   en-  the whole of Canada and particularly , gineer, Oakland. Cal.  hy   those  who   served " in  tb<=  North |    Miss Rowena Jehu. Honolulu.  West rebellion, where he had charge      Mr. Matheson, Shanghai,  of the Gatling gun which he handled      William BrancTer. London,  with coolness ancl precision under the      Captain Hetch, German navy.  ���������  TOOK WRONG CORPSE  The Page of the Pipe at Windsor  Castle holds an hereditary office  which dates back' to the time ' of  Charles II. That merry monarch  acquired the tobacco habit from some  ot his Virginia colonists, and required  a page, who was paid a salary of f 500  a year to. keep his smoking apparatus  in order. In a moment of generosity  His Majesty made the appointment  __ permanent. Until 1765 the honor was  ' held by the Duke of Grafton, whe  got hard up and sold it to a merchant  named Harrison. As Queen Victoria  did not smoke, .the" office-was a sine  cure, but thc descendants of Harrisoi  are entitled1, to the privilege .of en  tering the presence of their soyerelgi  at any time.'  ' The   Toronto   World    says:       Two  city   undertakers     had   a     heap     of  trouble on  Saturday morning,  owing  to a mistake made by tho officials of  the   Hospital   for  Sick   Children. One  undertaker  was   instructed   to   go  to  the  ;hospital   on   Friday   night   and  prepare  the hody  of    an  infant    for  burial.      The  remains  were removed  to his undertaking establishment, and  all the arrangements,.so far as he was  concerned,- were made for the funeral.  It so  happened  that  another' undertaker was notified on Saturday morning to take charge of the body of an  infant who had died iri���������the same hospital:������������������He-was --aecompanied-to -the  hospital  by  the . bereft,   father,  and  when the remains  were handed over  it  was  found   that  the  wrong  body  had  been' given   to   thc   first   undertaker.  '   The officials  of the  hospital  at the time were not able to say who  had  taken  away  the   remains.      All  were in a dilemma.-     The    hospital  doctors attempted to describe the first  undertaker,  but .this 'mean3. of information  was  not sufficient    to locate  him. -    The second  undertaker,  after  using    the  telephone  for    nearly, an  hour in an attempt to find out what  undertakers  had  visited  the  hospital  the previous day, found the first undertaker,  and the missing body was  recovered.        The    bodies    were   exchanged, ancl the    two   funerals took  place yesterday.  THE   VALUR   OF  HIS  AFFECTION  The banns had been. published for  the first time. After the service the  prospective, bridegroom, thus approached   the   vicar:     "Mr.   S. ,   1  hottest fire. His witticisms will never  he forgotten by the men who served  with him. Deceased was born In  New England, hut had been a resident of Quebec since 1885,-being in  the employ of the Dominion. government.  Cape Town. Feb.' 25.���������Colonel  Plumer engaged General Do Wet  Saturday near near BIsselfontein.' on  the south bank of the - Orange river,  capturing a pom pom and taking 58  prisoners. The Boers were scattered  ancl are being ��������� pursued by Colonel  Plumer. It is-reported, that General.  De Wet escaped to the opposite hank  In a boat and is nov fleeing with a  handful of followers. It is reported  from a Boer source at Zeerust that  General De La 'Rey has heen captured.  London; Feh. 25���������Most of the members ofthe Strathcona's Horse, which  arrived here from South Africa last  week, sailed from Liverpool upon the  British steamer Numidian on Saturday for their homeward journey.  London. Feb. -25.-���������King Edward  hoarded a train at Charing Cross  station at 10 o'clock Saturday night  for Port Victoria, where he will em-  hark on the royal yacht "Victoria and  Albert for Flushing eu route for  Cronberg. whither he goes to pay a  visit' to the Dowager Empress Frederick.  Winnipeg. Feh. 25.-���������It is semiofficially stated the local" government  will proceed this year with the erection of a new land titles office' on of the present building in the  court house square. The estimated  cost,- it' is. understood, in_.the  neighborhood of"$95.000. '  It  is  also  said   that work   on   the  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  The  oliimbia  House.  Good accommodation.    A.   good l**  well supplied   with choice win-  , liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Tpaina  Bpown  &  , Proprietors  Pool  ��������� 'ii  '��������� --il  -.'. II  Ml  ��������� il  proposed new library building will bo  started  this  year.  Frankfort-on-the-Main. Feh. 25.���������  King Edward arrived here early this  morning and was received by the staff  of the British consul.  . After breakfasting 'his majesty  strolled about the station ��������� platform  until Emperor William arrived. The  greetings exchanged by the monarchs  were most cordial. At 9 o'clock tho  king and the emperor boarded a train  and  proceeded  for  Cronberg.  King Edward and Emperor William-  arrived here this morning and drove  in a slegh to 'Friedrlchshor. whore the  Emperor bade farewell to the king  and returned to Cronberg. King Ed-,  ward proceeded to the bedside of his  sister, .the Dowager Empress Frederick. King Edward remained with  his sister a. quarter of an hour. It  was observed that his' majesty on  leaving showed no special anxiety  aud it was deduced that he was fa-  want to speak to *ee' about the banns, vorably impressed with the dowager  Can   I   have   'em    changed " ~ '  AN AMBITIOUS LAD  Bantoul, 111., Feb. 25.���������The private  banking institution of F. B. Vennum.  at Fisher, a small hamlet In Champaign county, was robbed today by a  lone highwayman, who secured $1,620.  At 10 o'clock, Arthur Hyser, a farmer hoy aged 22, entered the bank  and in a quiet tone said he wanted  money, at the same time covering the  clerks with a pistol. The cashier,'  Arthur Vennum, handed out. tbe  money requested and the robber backed out of thc "door.  An alarm was given, but not beforo  tho robber'had boarded a. .freight  train Just pulling into the yard and  took charge of the engine. Several  citizens armed themselves and caught  the caboose of the train as it passed  the depot. They crawled over the  tops of the cars to the front of the  train and exchanged several ineffectual shots with the robber. The  train was stopped after a mile had  been (covered, and the robber captured and thc money refunded.  em changed ?" *'Of  course, if you wish." was the surprised reply, "you are not married yet.  or legally bound in any way." "Ah."  with a sigh of relief, "that's- what I  wanted to know. You see I've heen  thinking the matter over, and seeming to me, I'd rather have her sister"  "You can ��������� please yourself." said the  vicar; "but of course fresh banns  must be published." "Ah." -with* a  pause, ��������� "Mr. S.-��������� I paid 'ee half a  crown for putting up those banns.  Shall I have to pay another half-  crown?" "Naturally. If you change  your mind so late in the day you must  pause. Then with a sudden resolution. "Ah, well���������leave 'em be as  expect to pay for it." "Ah," a long  'tis."  Captain Holm, Shanghai.  Mr.   Dedwell,   Shanghai.  C.   J.   F.   Seymour,   editor" of    the  American,   Manila. '  Mrs. K. West.-San Fraiclsco.-  Miss  Le .Herac. .-  Russell  Harper,  Journalist,  Nagasaki.  Mr. and' Mrs. Harte, Manila.  ��������� Miss Gabriel Herou. Manila."  Dr.   Dodd.   Butte.   Montana.  Attorney Henshaw, Bntte, Mont.  Mr. and Mrs. -Wodoworth.  Dr. Okawahara, Japan.  The following are missing:  -Rounseville   Wilduian..   wife,   two  children and nurse.  Mrs. K. West.   -  H. F. Seymour.  H. C. Matheson.  Mrs. and Miss Wakefield.  MiS3 Rowena Jehu.  Zong Chong,  Dr.  Okawahara. - '  Dr. Dodd.   .  C- H. Henshaw.  Mr. and Mrs. Woodworth.  - C.   Dowdeli.  The Rescued  The following people were rescued:  William  Brander, London.  James  K.  Carpenter.  Oakland.  Mrs.  Ripley.  ' Miss Le Heran.  Russell -Harper.  E. C. Howell.  R. 'H. Long.,  J.  Heintz. '  " "     '  Captain Hecht.  R.  Holtz.  ' William     Caspar ,   Toledo.     Ohio.  steerage.  Philip Nusenblatt. Oakland.  -.Frederick Castrini. _    .._   J. ."Wade, Japanese. Honolulu.  Second  Officer 'G.  Coghlan.  Third Officer Holland.  Chief Engineer G. Herlihey.  Ship Carpenter Frank Cramp.  Freight Clerk  G.  J.  Englehardt.  R. H.  Leary.  Quartermaster R. Mathieson.  Quartermaster.' Fred Lindstrum.  Storekeeper E.-Boggs.  Steerage Steward H. Donohue.  Seaman Howard.  Twenty-nine Chinese on mail dock.  Nineteen Chinese and four Japanese  at Meigg's wharf.  Officers   and   Crew. Missing  William Ward, captain.  ,T. C. Johnston, first officer.  John Rooney, purser.  RuBsell Brighton, quartermaster.  ��������� Maccount. flrst assistant engineer  ��������� Brady, seond assistant engineer.  ��������� Monroe, third assistant engineer  Dr.  O'Neil,  ship's  doctor.  ��������� Smith, water tender.  ��������� Savage, water tender.  ��������� Dennis,   water   tender.  H.   Scott,  steward.  H. Donohoe, steerage steward.  ��������� Borgg, storekeeper.  Albert Malcolm, saloon watchman.  ��������� MeArthur, steerage watchman.  Edward Burwlck, watchman.  Mrs. Dorman, stewardess.  o   P. 5URNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY  eed and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  S ,ddle and   Pack  -Horses  Always  for Hire.  Fieighting and  Teaming a.  Specialty.  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning nt  for Trout Lake Citv.'  For particulars write  ���������j clock  CRAIG. A: HILLMAN, Thomson's Landing  _ably_1 urnished-_with.-t.ie_choicc3t=.  the market affords.    Best   Wines  Liquors and dears.     Large,  light  bedrooms. Rates    SI   .a    day.  Monthly rate.  * JJiDed fc.Pfif.  '  PACIFIC  AND SOO LINE.  MORE REALISM  of  .*/as  AN AWFUL TIE AT H  Tho following is tho partu-ulai!  the death of Albert Kn.'i-oii. who  killed by a Beasvil tiger at lidirn-  apolis, as reported In The lfurp't, a  few days ago:  It 'was Nellson's dutv to fe-jil the  cubs at 9 o'clock. Instead of opening  the door of the cub's cage he absent-  mipdedly   opened    tho    door   of   the  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPERS  ALL TfiA NS.  ON  "��������� saw Susie Binelewood making a'  study of that glorious sunset we had  last evening. I didn't know she  painted."  "Yes: eho belones to Professor  Drab's class _ in realism. She was  nrobably getting a few color Ideas for  her nezt'lesson. Each member of the  ���������class is to submit a study of a scrambled  ess."  empress' condition.  Later there', was a luncheon at  which 17 persons sat down. Emperor  William, who had driven ��������� over ,from  Cronberg, sat next to thc king at the  centre of the long table.  The emperor during the luncheon  raised hisu glass to King-' Edward, who returned the compliment.  The emperor was alone with his  mother for a few . minutes. He ��������� returned' in a sleigh to Homburg, traversing nearly six miles in 20 minutes,  behind two Hungarian horses.   ���������  King Edward also rode in a sleigh  to Homburg, where he took tea with  (.he emperor.  Ottawa. Feh. 25.���������In the house of _ tlger,B cage-  commons this afternoon the speaker j Th��������� blood-thirsty animal r-rouched  announced that ha had received a re- Jn a corner unt__ Neilson was well in  port of the trial judges^ voiding the side the door Then it Bpi.ang tlDOn  North ..Bruce election and that he hjs wlth a roar> an(1 although he  had issued his warrants for a writ I ^jg a fearful struggle the tiger bore  for a new election. ��������� ' him to the floor..  .A number of bills w.ere Introduced , Hls flesh was torn off in ]arsc  in. the houses today. A large number c__unk������,. an{j the tiger, maddened bv  of..questions were answered by the the "taste of fresh blond, was about  ministers,And. a discussion followed t0 beg_n eating him alive when help  on- a rresolntlon of Dr. Sproule. to arrived Keepers hurried to the scene  put a bounty on the beet root sugar -with red hot irons, and while these  produced in Canada. This Is subject were applied mercilessly to the tiger's  which has .been debated annually in flanks, flve revolver shots were fired  parliament. into the maddened beast's head.  EOBERT  SAM-SON  Wood Dealer  and Drayman.  Draying and delivery work m.  ty. ��������� Teams always ready cm  notlr*������.      (inntmrt.   tar  Inhhlnc  t������1  TOURISTCA ST0  St. Paul -       -       Daily  Montreal and Boston Fridays  Toronto Sundays andTuesdays  Trains for  K10TENAY POhTS  leave Kevelstoke at 8.10.  Main Line, Trains leave lievelstoke: eastbound 8.20- westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to  P.EVELSTOKE  IFP WORKS  Black-smithing. Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsmithing Sheet Iron  Work, Machinery lie-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  ",Oai. GORDON  Revelf>tol<e.  T. A. BRADslUW,  Agent  R vdstokt  s. P. COVLE  AC.P. A  Vapcouvr. is  C  TTn''������;rtnkinir ������rd EmbAlmim*  P. Howson fir Co.,  <.tirKr:������7.rv ������\p.,  r.*,|  Tlr-,'rrm     '������     Pw-������,l*������.������*������ +'i--l"t-t*l-l**l**_r*t't**l**i.-l*.l-'_r*l*l*'l**J**M''i*'l.*l.  Nobody  Z     SHOULDSUFFER  fr  From   that   tcrrlhle   Hpckinp   Cough  when they can yo. a boillo uf  Cotupound Syrup of White  Pine for 25c a bottle  CANADA DRUG & BOOK    C  KKVK ..STOKE  Night Bell on Door.  ������������������:+M*+-W-***++*f+*l-+*fr+**H*-M*  Local and  General News  4&0yb   V^ At &yf4*nsffAy s frOcyL*A44  GtyrWTl/   CfaytKAU   GsWTUS*  P. Burns, the western cattle king,  .-jiifiit Saturday in town.  J. Kurrmglmn left on n business trip  to tht: const on Monday's train.  For Sule���������Two first cluss barber's  c-h.-iii-s.    Apply lo J. E. Wood.  F. J. Giierin "nine up fi-um the south  on SHtindiiy iiflei'iioon.  Opt. Burst'ill, K. <J. A. hiiH received  ,-i uiuiiiiiisr-iiiii in the S. A. C-onstahti-  l.ny.  I.. PltiuiL'i'lrft for the south country Inst wevk and was in Trail un  .Saturday.  ���������See the .snaps in liulk'n' and child-  ri-ni iiibtn-l- boots, at U, li. ilillnu c*  Cn.'s.  Hiiti. C. II. .Mackintosh came up  from Kosoliiud and went west ou Sat  in clay.  Mrs. Knowlion leturncd on Saturday's li-ain fiom her \ Isit lo Or.nigu-  Ml'ie. Out.  ���������Ivicii.-.s Uinlii-ellas and Parasols  opum-il up at Held & Young's.  (J. Ii. Paget returned on -Monday  from a visit io Ins brolhur, Dean Paget  ot' Ciigary.  ��������� For sale two lots on Main street  Ferguson, cheap tor cash. Apply  .a tue Hj_:ral.d ollice.  Mrs. Cross and hei* young brother  leu torn. visi��������� to Winnipeg on Suuuuy  lllOl-Illllg.  The snowfall at Glacier this year is  the lieaviest ever known I'or ..even  years.  It's- not Dee-wet, neither is it Dew-  ell. It's' Devett uc'L'i>i'diii������ lo the  i ei ui'iiiiig (J.LiincliiUis l'l-uui llie jjeiuie-'s native heath.  ��������� Walnut Maple Padding unci Turk  i.-li t.'ieam. A lti'sh slucK. 4Uc. Ui. at  Field a. iJews' aiug store.  .Smith Curtis. M.P.P.. camu np from  atleiiciiug llie meeting ot the Assoei-  aleil boards of Trade at Greeni*. uoil on  -Yloiicluy and went west.  There has not- to be 8-5 of the votes  polled iu lavui-ot a money bylaw nuw  .wouldini_; lu the latest iiiiientl'iielil  instead ul 2 3, or 1 15 less than    Uelurc.  ���������Buttercups and Peanut Tally at  F,ielu it Bews.  ' "W. Downie, the new superintendent  of llie Jvuoleiuiy *.eL-ti(iu, wenl lliiough  li-uui lue coast to assume ins new  unties at Nelson ou Sunday.   '  Tlie Western ^Methudist Recorder  contains an appreeialive sketiti of m_*  ininisleiiai e.tceei- of Kev. S.J. Tlioinp-  suii, paslor ul������ llie iMeLliodist cliurcli.  icigt.liit.i- wilh all excellent porlrail.  ���������All the latest -novelties in Dress  Shirts- at R?ul o: Young's.  Ac-L-oi-din*-. to the city assessor tlie  louil assessed value ot tue city will  probably slightly exceed lhe value at  uielast assessment winch was rjjcJU^,-  tJUT.WJ and lhe populaliun is ahoiiL 'SilM  ^utils.  The first issue of the B. C. Trade  Budget, a couuueicial journal published at Vancouver, winch hivks  considerable valdalile information wah  repaid lo trade and commerce in tlie  province is tutiand. _  ���������Call arid see our new Blouses,  Indies Undei'SKirts, etc. at Jteid &  Vounit't*. _,  K. D. Johnson of the Molson hank  lias i-eccivrd word that he has been  c-ansteiii-u to the Calgary ,-is  accountant and he leaves for ttiat place  un S.ttiu-uay, Mr. Forbes ut tile dl-  gui y biancU is- lu come heie.  ���������Bargains- in every line to make  loom for our new sprint; slock arriving daily atKeid i!c "louug's.  J. R. Grudge, chief clerk at the  2\el.-<_'(i lieigut sheds, has been  appointed lu the agency of thc company at Kaslo, in succession lo Alder  -dishup. who has joined lhe Baden-  Pciweii constKbulai y,  ^-^DrrMontnjruersecretary'of-stiire- in1  the last Conservative adiiiiiiisliution,  was une of the passengers, who were  shipped back from Field aud sent  round by the Crow's Nest last week.  The doctor, w ho is cm hi.- way lo  Australia in the ini-elesls uf tile Odtl-  leliow's order, went lliiough ou Mun-  day tu Vancouver.  ���������Thiee iloz. Ladies Dress Skirts. All  the newest things opened up today at  Reid Si Young".-,.  Tea will he given at the residence of  Mrs. K. 11. Urquhai t on Friday next  .101:1 3 lo ti p. ui. under lhe auspices of  the Willing Workers. Admission  adults 10 cents, children 5 cents. There  will be a stall for the sale of candies.  A cordial invitation is extended to all  lo be present.  At a special meeting of the council  cf the board of trade held this morning  F. Med ity. G. S. MeCarter unci IJ. F.  Lind mat k were appointed a delegation  to pioceecl to Victoria, and interview  the government with rcgaid to the  lionu- to a sU'.-unei- on the upper ii velum, other mailers, pending between  the hum cl mid llie government.  Corporation of the City  of Revelsloke  By-Law No.  A By-law (o authorize tliu purchn.������c liy thc  Corporation oi llio City ot KuvuUtoku from  llio ICuwltal'iliu Water, l.l^hl inul Power  (Joui.iit.iiv, Limited, till llio wider work.-,  plum nml electric. MisIiiIhk plum ami  property real and personal Hied therewith  nnd nllttiiter riiclilf, and records of llie Mild  Coinpanv tor thu sum of SlXtJ-tltllO thOUSIllld,  nine hundred mid .evenly-live dollnr.i, nnd 10  rai.-,e the sum ol slxi.-iilne thousand, nine  liu ii.i red nnd seventy-live dollars by tliu l������suu  of debentures fur an till purpose.  \\ I Hi I. HAS the Kevelsioke Water I.IkIU ancl  Power emu puny, Limited, have ottered to Hell  inul couvu) to the corporation of the Oily ol  Kevelsioke for the price or sum of Sixty-nine  thousand, nine hundred and seventy-live  dollars all their water work.*, plum and  el'.-cirle llgliliiiK plant and properly real and  personal used therewith and all water rights  ami lecords owned by said Company;  A Nil WliKKKAsi a lVlitlon has lieen presented io the M unci pal Council of the  Corpi r ition uf tho (Jlty of Kevelstoke signed  hy tne owners of at leant one-tenth ol llie  value of the real properly within the City uf  Kevelstoke as shewn on the last revised  assessment roll ol tin* said Cily praj Ing iliat a  By-law he introduced for the purpose of  iiiuliori/.iii** the purchase of said plant, works,  rights and records and property real and  personal used therewith, on the terms aforesaid and for the purpose of raising the said  sum ol.Sixty-nine thousand, nine hundred aud  seventy-live dollars by the issue of debentures  for the'purpose aforesaid;  AND .ViilillKAS. it is deemed expedient to  purchase the said plant, works, property and  rights and records on the terms aforesaid and  to borrow the said sum ol s'lxty-nluo thousand, nine hundred and t-evcuty-tive dollars  for the purpose aforesaid;  AND Wili.lUiAS the whole amount ol  rateable real property-of Ihe s.iid Cily of  Kevelstoke according to tlie last revised  assessment roll of the said Citv is Six  hundred ami two thousand, six hundred aud  ninety-seven dollars;  AND WHKItHAS ii will be requisite to raise  annually hv special ratuKiirticiem therefor the  sum of l-'i'vo thousand, one hundred and  thirty-iCven dollars and fifty-seven cents for  paving the said oebt and interest thereon;  NOW TIIl.ltl.lfOK.K the Municipal Council  of the Corporation oi lhe City of Kevelstoke  enacts as follows :���������  1. lt shall be lawful lor the Corporation of  the Uilv of Kevelstoke to purchase from the  itcvelstokc Water, Light aud Power company,  Limited, all the water works plant and  electric lighting plant, and property .real and  personal used therewith, ami all water rights  and records now owned by the said Com,,any  for the sum of Sixiy-ninc thousand, nine  hundred and seventy-live dollars.  a. It shall be lawful lor the Mayor of the  Corporation of tlie City of Kevelstoke to  borrow on the credit of the said Corporation  by way of debentures hereinafter mentioned,  lrorn any person, persons, firm, body or bodies  corporate who may be willing io advance the  same as a loan, a sum of money nrt exceeding  in the whole the sum of sixty-nine thousand,  niii.- hundred and seventy-live dollars, ancl to  cause all such sums so raised or received to be  be paid into the hands oi the Treasurer of thc  at ilie Corporation lor the purpuses and with  the object hereinbefore recited.  a.���������It shall be lawful for the Mayor of the  said Corporation to cause any number of  debentures to be made, executed and issued  for sueli sum or sums as may be required for  the purpose and object aforesaid not exceeding-, hov.ever, tlie sum of blxty-nmc thousand,  nine hundred and seventy-live dollars; sixty  nine of the said debentures being of llie  denomination of One thousand dollars each,  and one of said debentures being of the  denomination of Nine hundred and sevemy-  live dollars and all such debentures shall be  scaled with'the seal of the corporation and  signed by the Mavor thereof.  4. Thesaid debentures shall bear the date of  Aprillst, A.U., 1'JOl, and shall be made payable in twenty-five years from the said date in  lawful money of Canada tit the oflice ol the  Molsons Bank al lievelstoke nioresaid which  said place of payment shall be designated by  said debentures and shall have attached to  them coupons for thepuvinent of interest, and  the signature to the interest coupons may  cither be wriilcii printed, stamped or lithographed.  .-*. Tlie said debentures shall bear interest at  live per centum per annum from the oatc  thereof which interest shall be payubie semiannually at tlie otlice of the Molsons Bank at  Kevelsioke aforesaid in lawful money ol  Canada on the 1st day of April, and the 1st day  of October respectively in each and c\ery  year during the currency thereof and it shall  be expressed in said debentures to coupons to  be so payable.  15. i: shall be lawful for the Mayor of the  said Corporation to negotiate and sell the  said debentures or any oi lliem for le=s than  par, but in uo case shall tlie said debentures  or anv of them bo negotiated or sold for le=s  lhaii"ninetwvc per centum of their face  value including the costs of negotiating und  sale, brokerage and all other necessary expenses.  7. There shall be raised and levied in each  vear during the currency of the said deben-  "ure-i the sum of Three thousand four hnndred  nd ninety-eight dollarsaud seventy-live cents  "for thc"pavment of imcrest7an(i"on������-tiiousa-ndr  slx hundred and thirty-eight dollars and  eighty-two cents for the payment of the said  debt under the said debentures by ft special  rate sufficient therefor on all the rateable  real property, in thesaid Municipality.  5. It snail be lawful for the said Municipal  Council to re-purchase any of the said debentures upon such terms as may be agreed  upon with the legal holder or holders thereof  either at the time of sale or at any 'subsequent  time or times and all debentures so repurchased shall bo forthwith cancelled and  de.-troved and no re-issue of tlie debentures  shall be made In consequence of such repurchase.  ���������J. This bv-lav,-shall take effect on the 1st  day of April, A.U., 1901.  J'.ead a llr.t dine .March 1th, 1001.  Head a second time March-Ith, 190.1.  Head a third time and passed March Ith,  lSul.  Keceived the assent of the electors 1M1.  lie-con������idered and Anally passed and  adopted bv the Council ou the ciay  of 1901.  City Clerk. Mayor.  TAKE NOTICE that the above Is- a true copy  of th������.* proposed By-law upon which thc vote  of the Municipality will be taken at Tapping's  Opera Hotn'c, Second Street, itevclstoke, Jl. C,  on Wednesday, ihc*20,h day of March, A. ft.,  11*01, betweeu'ebe hours ol 8 o'clock In the  forenoon and -I o'clock in thc afternoon.  Kerelstoke, March Ith. 19(11.  CHARLES KRSKINE PIIAW,  City Clerk.  i/  ...To the Public...  Having disposed of our Dry Goods Business, our  attention is chiefly directed to the Grocery Department,  in which a complete and fresh line of goods will alv/ays be  found at our counters at the lowest prices.  We still retain our Hardware Department, where  purchasers will find a large selection in every line at right  prices. '"'"  BOURNS BROS.  x^HwtmmitimiimmjUBiB  T-A-TTILOIR, ��������� &c   GEORGE'.  THE  LEADING   STORE  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  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.  Uust a  Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM  will give. instniiL relief,  and :i  holt lu will usually cure; two or  thfi'ii had colds.  We know nil about the. in-  grcdiunts of this rumcidy; that's  this ivasori we giiiirjuitee its  purity unci elft-ctivdrmss.���������25c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  Geo. F. Curtis, |:  TAYLOK BLOCK.  McKenzie Avc %  Finest Bristle  Hair Brush  Guaranteed for yenrs.  May be  obtained, at  ��������� FIELD & BEWS,  Jlru^pisi*. and ������ ttittoncrs,  H  H  W>  H  H  I!  H  H  H  H  II  H  W  ������2,5  m  m  B  ���������3T.5  i������'&.  HATS  m HAT8 $���������  HATS  Trimmed and  Untrimmed  The lie^t u^'ortment of Trimmer!  and Untrtinmcd Hats in the  City. Cull aiid inspect before  purchasing.  ���������m  m  m  m  m  B  m  g Misses Shepard &. Bell.'^f  622  &i  McKenzie Avenue      o_t'-'3  s-Zsi  MS  ALL  GOODS  *.T A  Great  Reduction  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie Ave.  REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY.  **************************  *******************-t*-l~l.'h**  A  PLEASURE.  Well lannrtrlcci clothci ({ive  pleasure alv/ayy. It's iieccs������ary  to have thc linderclothiiii;  properly handled, tin woll at  the outer garments-, and  WE   HANDLE   THEM  PROPERLY.  You'll enjoy  wearing  the  clothes  we  return in your bundle.  Fayette Buker,   Prop.  The latest Styles antl 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.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDK-AWAKK BL'SlNESSxMEN   ���������   MACKENZIE AVE.  **^^-j������^^'.r������**������*^*������r-^,*������i*j^^  NOTARY ������  PUBLIC,    *  I JOHN D- SIBBALD,  COUNTRY.  ^.t3-E3IiTT   FOB  REAL ESTATE  <"!. 1'. It. TCW.VSSI'I'E,  MARA TOWNSITK.  FINANCIAL-Q  INSURANCE ! j  COAL FOR SALE,  c Canada Permanent .t Western  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  rgs>bt>i������i������*>^t������#*������*Jsr^������*^^slM*^^  Canada Mortgage Corporation,  italile Savinyu Loan and itttildingr Association.  Imperial Fire.      Guardian l-'iru.      Mercantile l-'iro.  Canadian Kire.       Caledonian Kirc.  Coiilederatian LIU:.      Alia.-, l-'iic.  HOUSES FOlt SALE AND RENT.  Address Pevelstnke Station.  THE.  CITY EXPRESS  K. W. B. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcel*., baggage, etc., to  an   partof the City.  Any Kind: of Transferring  Undertaken  .  All orders left at It. ir. Smrthc's Tobacco  Store, or by Telephone No. 7.jjjar will receive  prompt attention.  Jas. I "Woodrow  BUTOHER  Retail DcmIlt in���������  Beef, Pork, c  Mutton,Etc..   ,  Fish and Game in Season....  .    AH orders promptly filled.'  a.T.������n.l*&. RBYBM50HB, B.8.  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $f5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT  FLOYD  REVELSTOKE  - IJ. V.  A Dainty Timepiece  1 lie Ioiir-, delicate chain is the correct adjunct for a  Dainty Time Piece, and is useul in so many other  ways you can't afford to be without one,  Wcoffer special bi.r_.nins iu these fashionable chains  either with or without the watch.  K  '^bi GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller  ���������" ��������� Mackenzie Avenue.  Lar>ro and Well Lighted  Suinple too.-nb .'.  Heated by Hot Air and i*:ieeini:  ��������� - -. Hells and Light in every room  Free litis Meets AU Trains '    .  lleasouiilile Hates  - 7  .-   '-��������� ;-^.HOT_EL  VIOTOK,lA-iL'    ���������     "    -  , : JOHN V. PERKS, fRopjiiE'1'OK. .'      "    "  ...    .- Nitfht  Grill j.-tc-i__i in (".nneetion for the Convenience of Guests"  Hourly Street Car Kl'"       'n  ' n    'i n=s'-"/^7  Bel weeP Homeland Station Kd^tjilSt������ fe@ ,    io fc.  STARTING  RIGHT.   At tin? l).'Kirmiii������ oi Lhe yc-.-tr nnd  fin- the lii-ninning of the cenlui-y  ���������\-fiy.ati\buv. it's belter to he^iu  ritflit.  A Hlep in tlie; fight, direction is  Goii'd Gldthes���������-that lit mill went:  Out--,tailoring is' the suit Mini,  " iticiuees rum fori mid cliiruliility.  -S'nL expensive, even though  -    siipei'iui*.  Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.  J". IB. OIR,:E3SS:JM:.A_:i_>r,   mackknzib avenue.  REVELSTOKE  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  rW>  H  w  From 5th Jan. to the 25th \  Jan., 1901i a reduction -will be(  m . i n n     mill.   n. -ran n n.Tn mri rxn 11    lr\c* <m  m offered on all lots in Smelter m  <^)   m ��������� i ��������� j .*. i .     - M  f������)    JL XJ W AXOA UO Jfc/J. AV-TX     UU      OllO      V/lUOlUg (������;  iW)  To"wnsite prior to the closing;  of annual books on 1st Feb.       !  tl)  jfi)  Intending purchasers should take advantage of (||  this offer before the new price lists for 100J -2 are (||)  in force. '      " ������  R. H. MAYNE>I  Notary Public and Insurance Agent. m  ^r^)^/^^)^)^^^^)^^!^) t^)^)^)^^^^'^)^^)^^@)  KEEWATIN  FLOURS-   .��������� For Sale  A c-iiloiiil jnst opunecl up at ���������  A. N. SMITH'S  BAKEH.AND  CONFECTIONER.  Bread - Delivered - Daily  AGOOD  NAME....':  Irj \j������LU*f than rich us   Wu have llie name of malting,  tin: only Stylish Huirs in Town  ��������� for ilnrithility mul (jiiality  they also excel. ���������      *   -  ' ������__TRY.ONE  JP*&H**  R.B. WILSON'  Next the McCarty-Block.  4 ���������  the:prince mining and  development.. co.,   .'  Limited .Liability.  NOTICK is liorchy rIvoii thut tlio annual  meeting of the iMinrcrltoldor. cif the above  nnmei! Onmnany will bu held ntihe Comimiiy'h  oflii-c. .\Ii:Kuii7,Ie Avijnu'e, Kevi'lstoke, 11. (.. on  Wcidni'silay (lie tlilrtecntliclii) nf Murrli, A. 1).  19(11. nt tho-'houi-of two o'clock in* Ihe-'afternoon,for the piirposc-o.-.o_cc'tiii;*;l*'ol.ic'i"rs for  tho uiisuiuu ycar-aiul for nil other purposes  rehuiiiK to the inaiint'ement of the Compnny.  Tho Triui'-ifcr Book or- tho Company will 'he  closetl ilurinir the fourteen days ininiediutelv  preeedin^ such ineutiiiir.  Dated nt Kevelstoke, 11. C, thi.s 13th clay of  February, A. I).. l'JOl,  J. Jf. SCOTT,  Heereti'ry.  The Carnes Creek Consolidated  .Gold Mines Limited.  'NOTICE IS IIEIU'.HY GIVEN , that the  .AnnimI_GeiieraUMeetiiii?_^ef_!_hareholders. of.  the above iiuiiicd/'ompauy will be held at the  Company's office at Kevels-toke,British Columbia on tlie 12th day of Muri-h. ISOl-r.ut .tiVo  o'eloi'k in tho afternoon, for the purpose of  electing officers for the ensiling yenr and for  all other purpuses relating to'thc niuuai*emcut  of the Coinpanv. --  TlicTraimfer Hook of tlio..Company will bu  closed during the fourteen days immediately  preceding the meeting,  . . I. T. BHKWSTKK, ���������  Fob; Iwt, cl. -       ' ��������� Secretary.  H.G. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  ****************************  * " *  tfr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  i. We Repa-i*   f WATCHES  X .   CLOCKS,  fr and all kinds of Jewellery  f  fr .   If tho   work. In  not sutisfactory we  fr refund your money.  fr WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK ���������*  iiiidstand by our guarantee.  jf*     Wc also carry a good line of Watches 4"  fr and Jewellery, which we dispose of at f  fr  ���������*  **  ���������*  T moderate prices.  | KM. ALLUM,  The Leading  Watchmaker and Jeweler.  ************************** (���������  Red  Koso Degree meets icconcl nnd fourth-  Fridays of each inoiilh;   White' Rose nogren  meets first Friday of each Oddfelloua'  Hall.   Visitm;; bretlircn welcome.  WM. WATSON, HY. l.DWAIins,     *  I'residcnt. Sui-rc'lary.  Gold Rnncje.Lodg-e K. of P.,-  ' No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  .Mcpls evri'v WivliH;sil!iy in.  - Orlclt'cllnvv.s' H.-illnl {.'ii'd'cicfc  'Vihitintr Knijj;lils invitcil.  IS. O. I3l-iii:iiic:i:. (!. C!. ,  :    :    :    :    :    :  :    : F. W. Mackinhot. IC. 01- ll. & s. ;  Court   Mt.  BegViie.",  I'.' O. F.,'No. 3451; ,*  Meets ill tll������ Odd.'cl-'  Ii'tii.*.' thcsi'imnil  ui'il fourtli MundiijH of-  i-iicli inunili. ViAilinx  lirrUiruu iiivitod to ul  tend.  i. R. RINGKIt.' K.n. .7.C. JOHNSTON.    '        Chief Ranker. I'oe-r-'on.  LOYA,L ORANGE LODGE   No. ifeS.  IJ'.lil*'" meelings are held in  lhu ���������  OclcTfellow's Hull on  Ihe Third  Fri-'  ��������� day 01 each month, at 8 j'.in. slinri,  Visiting hrelhren i-nrdin.ilv invited    .  TIIOH. STEKfi, IV.j|.   ���������,     ��������� '  W. C. BIKNJ.Y. Rir.-Ser'.'.i-.',.  A. H.-HOLDICK  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST.  ���������;     .  ��������� AND'-ASSAYER.-  Royal SeKool of .Mines, London.    Seven  years:  at  Morfa  Works,   Swansea.     17   years   chief  Chemist  lo Wlgiin Coal and  Iron Co.,   Eng  Late chemist and Assaycr, Hull Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined aud reported upon.  -'-.'������������������ Revelstoke, B.C.-  .   H.  EDWARDS  - .'" , TAXIDERMIST.";: ���������  DEEK IIEAUS.niUIlS, Etci. MOUNTED,  Furs Cleaned aud-Kepaircd.  LOVEIIINC'S OLD STAND'.' '��������� . Socond Street'  GIVE YOK TEETH. ATTENTION  When they lirst'need it. beforo thev  gnu you pain, thereby avoiding nced"-  less suffering and asssuriug more sntlii-  faetory and permaimnt work, nnd at le***.  cost, ilmn If left until the latter sibkck  of decay.  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  :  ':   :   :    Tavlor Block.  EDWARD A. HAGGfiN.  ���������  ., , Minin..'Enoini.i-:ii,  Member American Institute Minim: Engineers "  .Member Canudliui Minlnj,* Institute.  KEVELSTOKE. II.C.  Examinntion of and reports on Mineral  prop,  erties 11 specially.  >*w<>i***a(y<'*"**><*4>M^'<*a^'ttw<r������>a*a"������>������  PATRONIZE  HOME INDUSTRY  ' AND SMOKK___KT  Our Special  |   and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR .  REVELSTOKE CIGAR M'F'G..  COMPANY,  Kevelstoke Station.  -  i'&^^W4&4t*X&kr^Jf^^  FIRST CLASS  STOVE GOAL  SEASONED  FIR  CORDWOOD  Cull  on   JAS. C. HUTCHISON nud  get prices.        - J*&  Agent Imperial Oil Co. Limited*.  Heavy Draying- a Specialty..  .      ���������',--������������������6. 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