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 M  wmmmm  m*m  mm  mm  y  ���������tiH^rVM,^ l,^U^^^f^^^AU*^**^i>W<^***^^^a ��������� ���������l������������������M*t>  *.   t l  /-    '  'tt  4- I  -v.;.*:.���������  -ISSTJED   TWIOE-A-WEEK -WBDNESDATS   J^IXXD   S-A.TXJK,3D^-5TS-  Vol   V.  No. 12.  REVELSTOKE,     B.C.SATURDAY.    FEBRUARY 9,   1901,  $2.00 a  Year in Advance.-  i%  4"  il I  Iti  GKREAT  CHANGE  |   BIG BEND WAGON ROAD.  XVe   ri'pi'oil uce   in   .-motliei' coli'.iiin  from inn   esteemed  corilciiipot-iry  .in  answer of Mr. Well*,   lo   llu: report of  nu inlorview wilh him which  recently  .appeared in Hie llEHALIl.  I     *Vi-hing to give iMi*.  Wells' real  intentions Willi legard  lo llu* iinpoi'tiint  ' mailer of the   I3in Bend ronil  nil  the  , lieneflt of   oiii*  larger circulation.    In  ��������� the    interview,   which   we   published  j between two Itcvi'lslukc mining men  nml Mr.  Well.-.,   wc   gave   lis   tliretlly  ! reported to us by one of (hem.    The.se  I gentlemen 'irt*quite jilile nntl willing to  iMilistuiitiiilc   the stiiteniL'iils'  tnitiU* in  ,������u,!nmjuiMIM  onr repei'l.  Inflict then; way , it good deal of  very plain talking al the interview in  question ,'iiul thu 1-lKlt.M.l) only reproduced the most iiiiinirtniit results of il.  We hnve now in lhe statement before  us   Mr.   Wells'    ciilin   nml   ilelilier.ilc  To Make  Money.  We are ofleaing  iOO Pairs of  BOOTS at  actual COST  [Ladies', Ge-nt's, Children's]  These" are ]>dots that  ���������we only h'av'c. a "few pairs  of each line and we must  clear ihem. out to make  room for IS'ew GooOs.  iDOMT MISS THE OPPOBTUHITY  We are alsfo clearing out j  | all Short lines of W . G. & K.j  Shirts.      There   are   souk- I  enap-i ih  these.      Call   ;in<i j  see lliem'. *  f  j  Choicest and Best that i  be procured.       0  A Bright Prospect  Happiness an d health go  hand in hand with wholesome food. We leatl the  procession, for  we s-upply  the Best Products,  and cutting v" the margin  down saves you money.  Our delight is in your  satisfaction!' We propose  to make .the .new year's  business a pleasure to our  iriends by supplying better things than ever.  C. B. Hume & Co,  t  ������������������������> rtfe <ecSrr> <vjO.fr Xfr *������$ ^SC, d$z?& %?  1&W)M^jWx4w &wtM w  k������H :& sft i*!ra������R4 ?vi- &X\ Gv*-. i ������^ju t\\fi/ ?Jvii vv^y. *vi i  'Vfrli^^jfiiVTfcrJTtiaiijIlMliiirtiiir ������������������   hi .im iiiwii ���������um  slutcnicnl, of his pnlivy in the development of the Big Beiul country and, as  fill" .is the LllSKALD is concerneil, it is  quite satisfactory, lie inleuds to  IniiUl ut once " to n point to ensure  navigation during the whole season"  noil he thinks thut- for a couple of  ye.-us ti stciimcr from Unit point on  would answer the requirements of the  ciisii. This is nil right for a start,  though Mr.'Wells does notsny whethei  or no he wiii advise die government lo  help the steambciut project out. At  any rule he is the first, Minister ol  Lands and Works, who has taken up  lhe matter ofthe development, of the  immense resources of the country  lying north ol" Kevelstoke. witli anything resembling an appreciation ol  the importance of the itnilei taking  ���������mil he anil his -supporters. in lhe  Kootenay press may rest quite assured  that so long as he keeps on this course  he will leceive every support, from Llie  people of Kevelstoke of any shade of  politic.  The Hkkalii would also like to call  the allei'tion of the.-e journalistic  Mipporleis of Mi. Wells than Revel  s-toke in urging I hut development of  the North Kuoten.'iy district lie made ;i  plank in the policy of the Pi ovincial  GoveriiMient. are not, pie.'.sing upon  them a project of merely local importance, advantageous though it doubt  less would be to lhis town. We have  seen wil bin the past iyw yeais wh.1,1  tlie opening up of South Ko'itV'ii.iy has  liie.int to British Columbia.' II. is not  necessary to point mib this obvious Lie.  in detail. Well, the people of, lie vei  swike.irc .i unit in the conlideni lu'hel  that the story ol Hn-sl.ind and Nelson,  of the bloc.in aiul Lai'de.iu '-'ill be  repe.ileil.il not exceeded, when the  enormous ua: in.il resources illicitly  known to exist in the Big Bend and  the C.inoe river di-tiii Is are rendered  accessible. . We :ne not asking the  government to give us comumnicition  with a oroinising mme ortivo or even  a good mining camp or two, the open  ing up of which would inciely help lo  swell to some extent the volume of  Revelsloke'-. business. We are asking  lliem Io open an immense disliui,  (���������Mending foi some 200 miles noi I ll of  the main line, a di-lrict ol the most  varied and valuable resources, a district which contains every kind ol  mineral wealth, placer and quail/, gold  fields, copper, lead and silver ores, the  most extensive deposits of lirst class  -mii'ii-in-Oanada,-foi ests-of-llie-liiie-L  Umber equal to supply lhe demands of  Kooleimy for half a century, ai"l  agi iciiliur.il and grazing lands which  will yet, furnish the chief source ot  supply of I,ii-iiiing product- for the  ill ,1'kets of Kooleiiay. These resource*.  uie at. present lucked up and rendered  useless for lack of proper methods of  transportation. For, the last ten or  twelve ypi.rs government, after government has been urged time and again  tii take the matter up and notniug has  been ;dnne. Appropriations have  been made for this purpose and on one  pretext or another withdrawn. And  we stand now with ahoul three and >i  half miles of mad built to i-.how for all  I hese years of effort. It is scarcely >o  be wondered that we area little touchv  on t fie Riibji ct. And the pre-s of  South Kootenay uud pailicularly of  Nelson, which fought so long and  persistently the same battle precisely  to get the lesourcps of tlnii district,  appreciated at their proper value' by  officialdom of all kinds, should be the  last to throw cold water on the work  which the people and newspaper* of  ^Kevelstoke are doing under precisely  similar circumstances of official delay  and discouragement. We are not  asking the Provincial Government to  do anything unreasonable, but we do  ask thein to believe that in urging  upon them the necessity of opening up  North Kootenay the p-nnle of R.-vel-  sloke iiave good gi'i'iind-i for the faith  in that country which is ������������������������ them, to  adopt wil houi delay this siipieme^lask  as purl of their settled policy and to  push it on vigorously to completion.  Two Mile Championship.  After the hockey match on Thursday evening Uie fourth race in Ihe  series for t,he two mile championship  was (Hilled nit resulting i" an easy  victory for Neeilham, who ln"k llu*  lead rrotn Ihe st.-.it. On the fourth  round Gould fell and never regained  the lost ground, leaving Needham an  easy winner. The score at present  simiils Gould 2 and Needham "2 and  t.he "conqueror" will be run on Monday nest,  BOARD OF TRADE  Election of Officers at a Special General  Meeting  A special general meeting of the  Boaid of Trade was held at 1U:H0 a.m.  on Thur-diiy for the purpose of the  election of ollieers and oilier business  usually transacted at this annua!  general meeting. I'lesenl: Vice-  Pies. II. .1. Bourne, in tlie cliaii*,  Alessrs. l.T Brewster, R. Gordon, ,1.  i). Sihlmld, lv MiO.'ii'ty, T. 12. L.  Taylor, 3. I), Molson, 0. F. landmark,  A. Johnson and yecreliiry JSIinw.  The following new inciiibi'is were  eleeled. Messrs. F. II. Young, E. A.  Haggeu and Fred Robinson.  Thc secretary was iusuncted by  resolution to prepare a (inanciiil slale-  uii'titfor the first meeting of the new  loiiiii'il.  The following ofliecis were then  elected for the eii-uing yeai: Pies..  F. Mi Curly; vice-pres., l������. A. llaggeti;  secretin y. C. 12. Shaw; council, J, D.  Molson, 0. F. Lindmaik. G. H. Mc-  Oarter, II. J. Bourne, 11. Gordon, Fred.  Rubin-mi, 3. 0. Sibbald, l.T, Brewstei  andT. 10. L. Taylor.  The meeting then adjourned.  THE KIHC3'  MESSAGE  and  Ex-  Mr. Wells on the Big Bend Road.  On the ILukm.d announcing that the  Chief Couiinissioner of Lands and  Works, Hon. XV. C. Wells, had stated  in an interview thaL he was opposed to  the opening up of the Big Bend  country, we placed ourselves in loiii-  municiition with Mr. Wells on the  matter, feeling sure from the opinions  we had previously heard him expiess  that he had been misrepresented. Mi.  Wells now wiites us:���������  "The' statement attributed, viz,  I hall was decidedly opposed l.o_lhe  Big Bend load is not true What I  din -say was that the people so persistently .urging the const ruction of I lie  mad into the Big Bend .country an*  unreasonable in expecting any go\eminent without fnilher data as to the  possibilities of the counti'V, to incur  such a large outlay as might be  incurred. .     .'  " I expiessed rnysi'U so far in legal d  to it as to say that.-I would, even fivor  keeping an expeil in tile district during the coming season, wlio-e repent.  Ihe government would i-onsidei wilh  Ihe vii-w of exi ending _1 lie mad-past  die he.*fd"nfrrhe"T?aiTyMii."hul'"in -tny  i ase il. ������ o'.ild be completed lo a point  to ensure navigation during ihe whole  -e.iMin. I wen! I'm I her ���������mil said lhat  I'cr ,i i on pie of wai s a stein net* put on  lhe I iver iniirhl :iii-������ei* the necessity  ulVouie b-iier uieni- in gelling in  -upplie-si) ih.it siillirieiii deveinpiiien'  .V rk could be done in determining the  i-.\pei!ieiii v of a load to Cn lies Ci eek  ������������������The fact   i-.    I    gave   the   plaiiie-l  iiitiin.it inn thai the govcrui t would  as-i-t in eveiy ������.iy to deleunine I hi*  expedieiicy of cunt inning the load pa-t  tin* head of lhe canyon.  ������������������ Theie mi-, il i- ' cue. a vote of  S12.HU0 for Ihi.-load, h'lt il ������ as never  iiiii-niled, nor i oulil il he expected, to  take the. "hances of a large expenditme  before a survey mold he completed  ���������ind a repoil leceived as to lhe cost of  ihe load. .  It -aoiiI-I be a, most, unbusinesslike  pun ceding, and a*, il br.s turned out.  I h��������� L">vei!!uietil ha- been mure than  ju-tilied m sii-pending work past the  head of I lie rutivon. Had 1 pi oceeded  any fin-ther ihi-. winter tlie appropn  ation would not have been sufficient to  ieach even thai point under lh" dilli  cullies that presented theinselves.'���������  Kootenay Mail.  He Spsaks to His Colonial Empin  Will Follow His Great Mother's  ample.  The King has sent the following  message in all the British'colonies and  dependencies;  "To inv people beyond the seas:  "The ciainlless messages of loyal  sympathy thai I havu received from  everv purl of my dominion- oeer seus  lestify to I he universal grief in which  the w'hole Empire now uiotii'iis tin. loss  of mv beloved mother. .  ��������� --In llie welfare und prosperity, ol  her subjects throughout Great llritniii  the Queen ever evinced a liearifell  inleiest. She saw with thankfulness  llu: steady progress which under the  wide extension of seir-govcrmneiit  tliey hud made dining her reign. She  warmly appieciuted llieir uuf'iiliiig  lovall.y to her throne and' pel son. and  was pioud to think of those who had  so nobly fought and died for lhe  limpiie's cnu-e in South Alricu.  . "1 have aheady declared il. would be  my constant- endeavor to follow the  gieal example which has been bequeathed- I o me. *  "ln  these   endeavors   t   shall   have  conlideni trust, in   lhe   demotion   and  vmputhy   of   the   people   and    their  several     representatives '���������    atseinbled  throughout my vast   colonial   dentin*  ion*. r       .,,  "With such loval support I will  with the blessing of God. solemnly  work for the promotion of the common weirureand-ecnrityjof om greai  Enipiie, over which 1 have now been  culled to reign."    '  EmvAitn.  DIDN'T DO A T'iHG.  The Sandon Visitors   Retired   at  Seven  to Two.  A capital gaum of hockey wu- played  at  the  Revelsloke   rink   on Tliur.-.day  evening before a good crowd of -peela-  tins.    The S union boys put. np  a   fir-i  class game .mil llie fuel, I hai   the lights  were hud in the i-iuk and I but, our liov-  were ou Iheii'own ice may have helped  io the decisive mil ure of the Revelsloke  victory. huL for all I hai I here can be no  doubt of 1 In* decided supecioril y ol t lie  home    leiiiu.     The    following   leiim-  lined up. the S-indon seven   heing  lhe  same pin vers who   del'ealed t he    lins���������  land Vic's al the Sandon   eai nival lust  week.    RcvelfUike���������W. H.iwyei*. Capt.  and   iron I:   12.   M.   AMuin.   point;   W.  MePiniuld,  cover point;  12.   12 I ward-.  W. lluull, .1. Grnhani and K. I). John  son   forwards.    Satulon���������A. ill. Olivet',  goal: J. Crawford,  point;   II. Jackson.  Capl. and cover poin ;C Bei cheli,   A  Grierson,- XV.   llowiuth  aud  W.  Chit  forivind-.    J.   Giidl'ii'V   niiinnged    llie  Sandon team and J.   M, Scott   acted as  i.'l'eiee.    The  game  was  exceedingly  well   contested all    Ihroilgh.    At   hall  lime the-core was-l to 1 in Revesloke's  favor and in the next  half  Revelstoke  added    I   nnd   Sandon  1, making   Ihe  total 7 to 2.    Our goals-were scored by  Graham,  Edwards,   ll.iulc,   McDonald  and   Johnson.    The    same    team     us  plavi'd willleave on Wednesday morning lo conlesl for lhe championship ol  Kootenav at   the    Rossland   carnival.  Auordhlg   to   present   indications   it  would seem to lie  between  Revelstoke  and Nelson, as both Nelson and Sandon  have ah end v   defeiled   the   Rossland  Vic'-and   Revelstoke  has heal en Sandon.  Entertainment in^ Presbyterian Church.  Then' was a good attendance and a  good entertainment in the Presbylei'  inn church on Tnursday evening. Mr.  T. J. Scott, the Winnipeg tenor, was  the star of the evening and his iender-  ing of his numbers iel'l/ nothing lo he  desiicd. Mrs. L iw re nce's voice wall e.m! logre.it,advantage in her cluel-  willi Mr. Scott. Miss Shcppard and  H.Cooke ret'.deied lheir duel "Tarry  with Me" very pleasingly and Mi--  Sbeppaid's solo wns also greatly  appreciali'd. The lecitutions hy fili-s  Edgar and li. Cooke' and .1. Taylor's  rendering ol" Raft'.sC'iviitin.i on the  violin made up a cipital programme  for,i liist class eveniiiu'saiiiusenienf,.  New Tory Leader.  Ottawa,   Feb.     0.���������R."  B.    Borden,  (Halifax)'   tonight   was   unanimously  chosen as the leader of the Consei vative party in the house of commons.  Majuba Day.  Tlie davs hei ween the ISth and 20l.li  of Fuhi'iii'iiv. HMO, will be menioruble  in Ihe hislory of the Sooth Al'ricun  war. The part taken by the Canadian  Hoop-on that day when lhe "Lion of  the noil h"���������General; Cronje���������-wa-  forced to surrender will be spoken ol  as a woik worthy ol any regimenl.  Tins position Ihey occupied is clearly  depicted in the piclnie which The  Weekly Globe is giving free lo its  yearly subscribers. A sample, copy  can be seen nl lhis oflice. il i- certainly worthy of a place in every Canadian  home.  Fire in C.P.R..Provision Shed.  A file broke out this morning in the  cellar of the .C. P. R. provision shed.  The C'P.R. fire brigade were soon on  band and had the Lire under conl nil  betore much damage was done. Goods  were   damagecVto the extent of $30.,  MR. MACKINTOSH KILLED,  A    Popular   Youncr     Vancouver     Man  Meets a Soldier's Death.  ������������������Bunch" Mackintosh, second son   of  Hon. C. 11. Mackintosh, of Vancouvei.  lule liculeniiiit-guvernor of the Not th  wcst.Teiriloi'ies, was killed   ycsteida>  in South Africa.  A wire giving lhe distressing tiding  was received in lhe city In-day fion  Ottawa friends ol the family gi'ttiin  word lo break lhe news to   the fntnil>  Young Mr. Mackintosh enlisted i  Struthion.'i's Horse, in Ro-slai'.d. ������h<--  thal, I'uiiioii- coips was torincd. an  roiighl his way through the whole <  the arduous ciiupaign in which it tool  purl.  Nothing having been heard from bin  Ial el v his parents weie under the im  pression that he sailed for home with  the rest, of the corps, bulappareiUlx  lie staved behind.  Paiiii iil-u- have not yet been re-eiv  ed, bul lhe Ottawa despali h is oliicial  lion. Mr. Miiekinlush is ul present n  Vii'lorin.  Mrs. Mnckintosh and four of lh.  voung soldier's sisters are at presem  in Vancouver. The family will hav.  the entire sympathy of the wholi  community.��������� Vancouver Province.  The Lardeau Railway.  That this L,nrdeau line will open up a  rich section   of   the   country   nobody  denies.   The   anticipated    resumption  lias already started activity in   Fergu  son while the people of Kaslo are mon  hopeful than was the   case   last   year  Without a rail way Lhe Bui dean mini-  have been   much   handicapped.     i. In-  cost ot delivering ore   at   the   nearesi  smelter is so heavv,  probably   a vera g  ing not less   ihan   $40   per   ton,   thai  only   propei ties   in   the   Tiiune    and  Nettie    \j   class,    when.*     the    ore     is  etccption.dlvhigh   grade,   have   been  able lo ship."   When the railway  doe-  re.-mne il is thought   that   work   will  proceed    simultaneously     fiom    both  ends, viz..  Arrowhead  and   Kootenay  r,.ike, and incline  will   pass   thiough  Thomson'.- Landing. Trout   Bake   and  Ferguson. Hefoie       next      winter,  barring unl'oiseen conlingencu���������. the  railwav shoulil he carrying th"  phenoi'iienully rii h oies of the Lardenu drifl  to the smelter, in large and legii'ns  qualities, Llie principal mines being  now developed fo such an extent that  uninterrupted shipments can he easily  made. Scores of properties are said to  be readv to si art when ihe lailroud  can he figured on in estimating the  cost of delivering supplies and moving  ore.���������Vancouver World.  THE CITY COUNCIL  53 O^^.WaT  ������  -Last week we were more than busy throughout every department in the store  and January records were smashed right and left. What does it all mean ?  Simply this:���������That we are giving bigger bargains than ever before at this time  of the year: that at this store February has become one of the busiest months  in the year���������no midwinter dullness, here-and that the shopping public have  confidence in what we say and do.- This confidence is growing in a wider circle  of friends every day, and growing  faster than ever before.  Yes, indaed, we had big, busy crowds last week, but this week will see  just as many visitors, if not more. No need to ask us why;. The following-  price list tells the story.' On sale Monday morning :���������  THe'Fancy'Dress- Carnival:- ��������� ���������"��������� "  The carnival al   the  rink  la������t night  \v,i-  verv   -.nice���������ful.      There   were  a  number ol'-batid-i.ine cost nines and I he  "u-e w-i- :n good order.    The band   wain   attendance   and    rendeii-d    a   pro  gramme  in   exi client   style.    The   lol-  iowiug wen* -nine   of lhe  ladie-'   rostrum-: Mrs  Ri-leen. Mother Hubbard;  Mi-. E. S. Mi Lean. R-l   Cro-s Nm-e;  Mr.-. H. 3. Bourne and Mr-. .I.M. Scotl.  Undergraduates:    Mi-s      li.      lirowii.  Flower   Gill:   - Miss   Buck,    bo-Peep;  Mrs. M. lv. biwsnniind Miss McCiinnell  Chinese   Ladies:    Mi-s   Drake   Nui-e;  Miss M. Bui k.Ft ench [lou-emuid: Mi���������  Steven-on,   Nurse: Miss    Jluckle-toii,  Misty Maid: Miss Flora Palmer, Tatn-  luirincGu'l: Mi'-s N. Baker, Bluebeard's  Wife;   Mi-s    Marion ��������� Adair.    Colored  Beauty: Mi.-s Peltipiece. E-kiiun; Miss  Dimca'n. Biddv.    Boy.- cost nines were:  Percv McAdain,   Topsy:   Chll'oid   Ri--  leeii.' clown;    L. Peltipiece.    Midnighl  Caller; Walter Buck, Mi'lherHuhhaid;  0   Dent. R������.l. While and  Blue.    Mens'  i-iisinines: . R. Temple.* Lord  Roberts;  (J    Skene.'  Cow   Puncher:   J.   Gould.  Coon   Clown: I. T. Thompson. Seaside  Je-t; S. Hunter. Clown; Frank   Brown,  Bloke; K. P.   Johnson,   Cow   Boy;   R.  Cm lev.     Ikey: - .las.     Lauder.    Irish  Character: M. Feltipiere, Bleeder.    ���������  The prize winners were, ladies���������..lis.  .McLean: men���������Jas. Lander; best  couple���������S. Hunter and Mrs. Barker.  t-Win-ter-J-ackeia,  k and Capes  To close out our Slock of Stylish Winter Jackets,  we. Iiiiii' reduced' foimer selling prices ol) to ia  per cent., thereby ci eating some ol the greatest  bargains of I he age.    A few quotations :  JSo.GO in-tead of $7.50' fop Ladies' Black Beaver  Jackets, stylish and well made, tlioioughly up lo  date and perfect lilting.  $2.75   ins  .tend   of   $1 SO'foi*   Ladies   Extra   Quality  litest   winter   styles  nd  Beaver Cloth Jackets,  well made.  $3.00 instead of $5 00 for Ladies' Black, Beaver Cloth  Capes. Pur Collar and thoroughly well  made.  $125 Feather Boas  for 75a  These stylish Peat her Boas will lend an added  charm to your tailored costume to say nothing of  the warmth and comfort to be derived during the  cold days vet to come.  Dress Goods  15c  Broken lines of Dress Goods   .vhich musi clean*  marked at prices which will ell'ecl a (puck sale,  a yard instead nf 25c.   Small checks and   mottled  'goods.    Regular Price 2.")''.    Sale   Price h'C  Prints and  Zephr Gingham  s  A Serious Accident.  C. Tiirnro-s   experietictd   a   serious  iiccidenl on Thursday,  which   resulted  in the loss   of   a   valuable   inaie   and  might have had an  even    nioi-e.   disastrous Ivi ruination.      He   was   coming  do.vn'lhe mountain with a loaded logs  lor   the   Eofipiise.     Biewerv     when  j,i-t behind J- K. Long's hrewery at   a  verv sleep turn of Ihe read lhe rough  lock on   lhe   Ion   whii h   was   holding  hack Ihe   sleigh  opened and the sleigh  came down on the team -dinvintr them  over lhe side of 111- road and down the  bank below.     Tin*   team   straddled    a  -tump   a-   it    went   planning   in   the  -now down ill'* bank    :.n cl   Ihe   -hock  threw the driver.   Mr.   Tiunro-s  qiiite  ,i piece   uwiv   into   the   snow.      One  horse,   the   while,   lay    doubled     up  under lhe load and the  other . a   blaek  mare, was stripped (leaf   of   her   h:ir-  i>(��������� and >va- I In-own   ul   right,  angles  to the sleigh.    The    white, was   exu-i-  cated    nnhnit.    but    the   hlack ' marcj-  miist have been -Iruck liy the load   on  the spine, since she died   on    the   spot  where   she   lav     shortly     after     the  accident.     Mr!   Turnross   fortunaleiy  was uninjured beyond u  bad  slinking  up.  ]5   Pieces   Prints,   dark    and     medium  Ru'Milai' 12'ic. a yard.    Sale Price He.  llfpieet". "Zeplir   Gingham    in    I'^mcy  Regular Price 20c.   Sale Price. 12k'.  S Pieces Check Ginghams.    Regular Price ,*J.  10c.   Sale Price Oc.  colors.  Checks.  nd  Wrapper Specials  Every garment reduced in the  Wrapper  Department.  Morning Wrappers, cut full back waists,  lined,   turn  over collars.    Regular $2,110.    Sale Price $1.10.   Flanneletts  o Pieces Flanneletts in   checks   and   plain,   good  heavy weight.    Regular Pi ice 15c.  Sale Price 10c.  Cotton Towels  Moie ToweN-*; 1 iii.l.iiiuarv ut tlii- Biir Sale than  iii any other month of Ihe year, of cou:-e the'ie  c heaper now.  Cotton Huckaback Towels���������-Special Sale   Price 20c. n  pair. i  The Purchase of thc   Water   and  Light  Plant Again Taken  Up.  The   Cily   Council    held   its' usual  meet ing    last     night.      Present    the"  \layi.r.     Aid.     Mi-Carty.     Newman.  Nellie, Taylor. Abiah inison.  cohke.-i'on nr:*\CK.  T. W. B'lin. lire commissioner, draw-  ���������ig tlie attention of the Council to  the  ict thai the Revelsloke Water, Light,  i Power Co. are culling off thu  water  ��������� l 11 o'clock every night:   R. Tupping.;  ��������� ���������(���������losing letter quoting pi ice of weigh  ��������� ules. fyled; F. G. Fauquier, i egret ting,  nut owing to iil-acmc from town he was  iii.'iblii to accept the  invitation  to   be  ��������� le-uut at lhu civic demonstration on  Mt in-day last fyled: R -F.. Holibs.  '.lu-ler Mechanic, enclosing list of C.P.  I. llie brigade, and enquiring whether  hey   were   exempt   from    road   tux:  .lepuly A ttoiney-Generul with refer-  nce to Hilliei* estate, fyled.  The question of ,the action of the  ompany in lurning ofr the watec at  be main at night pioduced some  liscussion.     The    reason   for  it -was  ��������� tated by Aid. Taylor and Abiaham-  ���������on to be the number of taps allowed-  to run at night in the city. A watchman is stationed at the reservoir lo  'urn the water on in case of fire.*  Referred to the Fire,.Water and Light  committee.  The matter"of v.-oi-jh scales for the,-  city was lefened to the P. W. committee.  The   inquiry   of     Master   Mechanic.  Hobbs with leg.ud   lo th'e  exemption',  of the C.P.R.  lire  brigade  from  road-    c  tax was answered in thcaflirinative by  ��������� i motion'exemptitig-Uiem.  KEr*������>RT?  .;:������������������  ,Cf>.M.MITTKK.S.  The P. W. committee lepoitcd  that:  theie were about 25 graves  on Lot .-59  and recommended thai the road  west.-  of lhe track be made passable to Louis  Lafmme's i-aiich   and that lhe  miow-^  s on   the main  thoionghfares  be*  made passable s-o as r.ot. to impede   the-  ���������  action of the snow plough.     Adopted.-  The   F. \V. & L.   committee ie.com-.-  mendecl placing street lights at corners  of Otli and McKenzie.and of Wales' and  3id stn-ets.    Adopted," .   .' ���������  TheP,_W. cotnmittee recommended,  the   pin chase, .of   thc  pipe  line    and-''  reservoir,-site; fsoni.the)C.P:R..ci>ni-r->  "puny "aiid'iir the /meantime; that the-'  bylaw for   the   purchase   of the water*  and light plant be laid  before the rate    *  payers.  This last report was discussed in '  committee of- the whole with Aid. .  Abrahamson in the chair. .  Resolved that the city clerk be instructed to leplyto the communications fiom the C.P.R. with regard,  io the leases as insti ucted ,hy the F.  W. fi L. committee aud also commiini-,  eate wilh lhe hoard of directors with"  '���������egard.toan extension of the time  of  ��������� heir agreement with the Council.  Resolved that the Council  draw the i -  itteniicin   of  the   government   to the; -'  damagedone totheriver bank mattress i  mil request that it may be repaired as  -oon as possible,  INQUIRIES.  Aid.   Taylor   said, that "the   Militia-  Dept. were   inquiring   with reg.-ud   to  ��������� he   lots  for   the   drill shed,   as   they  intended to put up:iQ20Q0 building and*  he wanted to know   what  he   was   to  reply to them.  _   After -seme -discussion -the-iP.-W.--_  committee  weie   instructed  to make",  aii-angements to secure suflicient  land  for city  pin puses   including the   drill  shed site, and reel cation .giciimd.  Aid.,NelUe.inqnii'cd what steps had  been t'iken for the  purchase of Xo. 1-  fire hull, us the   option .on   it   expiies  early next month.    Refened to P. W.  committee.  After "passing  .some  accounts   tlie  council adjourned.  \*',yr,/r������ f  I_ace Curtains  Cretonnes  lOOvurds Fancy Cretonnes. .11 to _<> inches wide,  light, uu'diuni and dark coloiings. Regular price  20 and 25.    Sale price���������lac.  25 paiis Notingham and .Scotch L'ice Curtains.  4(1 to 50 inches wide, three yard- long. Regular  price $1.51) to 82.01) pec.pair.     Sale price���������S 1.00.  Men's, Boy's and  'Youth's Clothing  Special   bargains  All new goods this season,  each depaitiuent.  Womens' $13 50 to $16 50 Tailor-Made  Suits for $9.50  ATI'H for and read oar advertisement' attentively   dining  this  month,  find thetn in-ereatiiig tlie'.'ll tench you practical money saving.  You'll  MAIL ORDERS     ���������  FILLED PROMPTLY  HID & YOUNG,  I HMI**���������!*!***������!^^  Public School Report. \  The following  is the   public   school  report for the month of .January:  division l.  Clays V.���������J. Jiu.-sie Lawson: 2. Franlc  Gueiin: .'1 Kine-t Hiiii-mi.  Class IV. A.--1, Hilda Hr;bbs: 2.  I'o.n-1 Unli.n.ci.-i; :;. YValley Clark and  Maiy Ediv.nd-.  Cla.-.- IV. li.���������1. Ci'raceSoine.s:2, Fred  Urguhai t: .'>. Delia .Mnigan.  A. Sui.l.iVAN. I'l'iucipal.  DIVISION   H.   *, ;   '-'���������  Jr. IV.���������1. Nellie   Ua-iiel-f;  :>.  Annie  Hanson: 3, Winnie McCi in v. '.  Sr. III!���������1. Arthur Deniiet: 2, Harold  Hiiri'iihie; 2. Blanche Davis. *  Jr. lll.-i-l. Fied Cameion; 2, Charles  Turnio.-s; 3. .Maggie Calder.  Miss A. Smith. 1st Assislnnt.  I31VIMOS   III  Sr. II.���������1.   Ted   Cuerin   and   Violet,  Hobin-on: 2. Eldage   Jlnrg.in, 3,   Fled,.  Hobin-on.  Jr. 11.���������1. Agnes IJlackherg:  2, Olive  Bell and Allie Bain: 3. Jennie Hvatl.    '���������  Class 1-���������1. Lucy Mi {'���������.my: 2. Clifford  Urgiihart: 3. Geoige Hay.  MissG.  K.   Mn.LAHU. 2nd Assistant.  ijivisuin iv. ,  First He.idei-.-l. Mabel Hay: 2. Maggie Xealon: 3, Edna Bruce.  .���������jecond I'finier, Cla-s 11.��������� 1. Doris'  Bennett; 2. Kathleen Anderson;3. Emma Moigan.  Second Primer. Class 1.���������1. Eva  Dovle: 2, Sandy McUae; 3, Jennie Ker-  nagb:n>.  Mis.������ A. E'ltfAK. 3id Assistant.  ijivisiox  v. t  Glass IV.���������1. Howard McN'nb; 2,  Duncan Kennedv:3, Eric Couisiei*.  das-III.-1. Frank Daniels. 2, Edgar Bi-ih e: 3. Merle Caldei.  Cla- IL���������1. Harry Floyd: 2, James  Lawicnre; 3. Norman McLeod. ;  Glass I.���������1, Maud Simmon*-: 2. Edna'  Corson: 3.-BertKern.ighrin.' '' "' .'  Mi<sS. V. Krn;iM=ON. Hh A������-is-tant. ty .:v*d*r������-5W^������<t ft,*.T-*S"^  ������ n������uix<ni'^iwf������,>.i*. i rr&vx, ������- iOu*.^������������< awwi^tvi ���������*rrr* Lr*. ���������jTfi'iWft W> ���������  Revelstoke   Herald  Published tn the Interests mt  ttsvelstoke, lardeau. Big Bend. Trout  Lake. nUctUerw&Bt, Albert Canyon.  Jordan     Pass     and      Basle  Pass Dtstrlcts.  4.   JOHKSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  In tne Interests of Revelstoke and  Ua* surrounding districts, Tues-  aaya and Fridays, making closest  eenn*ctlons with all trains.  Advertising Ratss: Display ads.,  tl-W per Inch, single eolumn, $2.00 per  Uicn wnen Inserted on tlUe page.  iegal ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpa-  riel) line for first Insertion; 6 cents  tor each additional Insertion. Reading  notices. 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth. Marriage and Death notices.  tree.  Subscription Rates: By mall or  sarrler, $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 In first-class  style at honest prices. One price to  all. No Job too large���������none too  small���������for us. Mall orders promptly  attended to. Give us a trial on your  next order.  To Correspondents: We Invite correspondence on any subject of Interest to the general public, and desire  a reliable correspondent ln every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  cases the bona fide name of the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  A.ddress all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  1. All correspondence must be legibly -written on one side of the paper  only.  i. Correspondence containing pergonal matter must be signed with the  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared ln  another paper must -first be offered for  publication to that paper before it  ean appear in THE HERALD.  AN ANGLO-GERMAN ALLIANCE  The idea that Great Britain occupies a position of "splendid isolation which appears to "have been held  by a number of. European countries���������  notably France���������has been dispelled  by the unequivocal demonstrations of  cympathywhieh have heen called forth  by the death of Queen'Victoria. Of  course some cf these expressions are  merely formal and have only tbe significance attacned to tile situation,  but others snow that Great Britain  has many foreign friends. The attitude of the Emperor of Germany  shows that come what may he and  his people are tbe allies of the country to which they are bound by so  many ties. Dunns the progress of  the war in South Africa. France,  Holland and even Russia have not  heen wanting In unfriendly demonstrations. Indeed it is now well  known that Kruger nad been led to  bslieve that he would receive assistance from one or more of these  powers in the way of intervention.but  d&spite the fact that they did not interfere a strong .feeling of hostility  was known to exist. The present  attitude of the Emperor has, however,  show that Great Britain can at least  rely upon the moral support of Germany. The Kaiser has on previous  occasions given evidence tnat he was  not altogether blind to tne advantages of an Anglo-German alliance,  ind indeed the interests of the two  countries are very similar. Germany  of late years hns come to the front  as a country of high and advanced  civilization and her army as a fighting machine is second to none in the  world. With Britain's navy and the  army of Germany the two countries  could face a universe tn arms. And  such an alliance would therefore bo  one of the best safeguards possible  for the peace of the world. There are  not wanting sentimental reasons  either for such an alliance. The  ^p������ople_oLi..oUi_ieoiintries_have_spriing=  from a common stock. The two  Royal families are bound together by  the ties of blood and soldiers of Britain and Germany have gone to victory together at Blenheim. Malpla-  quet and at Waterloo.  It may be argued that the attitude  of. the Emperor of Germany towards  England during the past few weeks  has been merely of a personal nature,  hut Royalties never take any attitude  that is not of International significance, and it may therefore be pre-  Mitned that the Kaiser is disposed to  be- friendly.  It is sincerely to be hoped that au  Anglo-German alliance may he consu-  reated at no very distant date.  time, left swearing that he would return   In.   three , days "and   kill all the  Amoses.     Accordingly,   Vaughn  went,  to the ranche on which he waa working in the     Territory,     procured.   a  brace  of  six shooters,  and    on    th������  appointed  time went back  to Caney.  The Amoses, barricaded in their joint  and  armed with, three double barreled shot guns, were waiting for him.  Vaughn  hitched  his horse,  and pulling his six shooters, began firing and  walking toward  tho Amoa joint. Thp  Amoses replied with a broadside from  their shotguns,  and when   the smoke  had cleared away Vaughn lay in    tho  street   with   his   body   full   of   buckshot, and Tom,Amos lay on the floor  with  his  jaw  shattered  hy  a  bullet.  Blood   poisoning  set  ia  and  in   four  weeks  later  Amos  was  buried.      On  the   other   hand,   Vaughn,    .who   was  thought     to     havo     been     mortally  wounded,   recovered,     and     in     two  months was able to go to -work again.  Vaughn  was  a crack shot and the  Amoses  lived   ln  constant*,  terror    of  him,   and   after   tliey   found   that  ha  had   gotten   well   they   swore   out   a  warrant for his arresi���������which was an  unusual   proceding iu thoso days.    A  deputy   sheriff,   who    was    a    warm  friend  of  the joint keepers,  arrested  Vaughn, and put the Amos������s and one  of their friends on the force to guard  him thc  night after the arrest.  During  the  night,  while  the deputy waa  asleep,   the  Amoses shot and    killed  Vaughn.    They claimed  thai he    had  irled   to   escape.     However,   three   of  the flve shots  which  had pierced the  dead  man's hotly were firod  after ho  had   fallen���������so   the'  direction    of  the  bullets  indicated.  The Amoses at that time did not  know of the existence of Charles  Vaughn���������who was employed on a  ranche ln Texas���������and, after they had  killed dim, settled down to quiet  life. Wilher remained in Caney, and  Dennis Amos, with his young wife  and child located on a farm just east  of Cedarville. A friend of Jim  Vaughn In the meantime notified  Charles Vaughn of the manner tn  which his cousin had been killed,  and Charles thereupon hoarded the  next train for Caney. He remained  there a day and by inquiry learned of the whereabouts of the Amoses.  On the second day after his arrival  ho met "Wilber in a drug store, and  walking up to him informed him  that he was there for the purpose of  killing him. Amos reached for his  gun, but Vaughn was too quick.for  him iand sent a 45 calibre bullet  through his brain. The dead man had  hardly struck the floor before Vaughn  was. on a horse riding at breakneck  speed . toward  the town.  Dennis Amos was eating dinner  when Vaughn reached his house, and  without introducing .himself the  infuriated cowboy then opened fire  and sent -a bullet through Dennis'  breast and another through his head.  The Texan then picked up the child  and dashed its brains out against  the floor., He also flred a shpt at the  woman, but she escaped' into a bedroom, and Vaughn, thinking his pursuers were close upon him. mounted  his horse and rode away. Although  a posse pursued him for two days  he was not overtaken.and his whereabouts had never been known from  that day'to the day of his death. Yesterday, when, after ,a six week's  struggle with fever, he found that he  had to die. he tolci his attendants  that he was Charles Vaughn and narrated the story,, which the older residents of this town know to be true.  JAMES J. HILL  A Canadian Boy's Success. A Millionaire and President of a Great American Railroad. Success Comes  from Small Beginnings.  It is understood that If Sir Wilfrid  laurier goes   to  South  Africa   to  act  -ns mediator he will use hia Saskatchewan   musket  to  fire  an olive  branch  at  the Boers.  ���������       ��������� _,    ���������  The announcement of Kitchener's  intention to send ten thousand Boer  prisoners to India brings to mind  the injunction which appeared in thc  old receipt for hare soup, viz.. "first  catch  your hare."  CLOSE   OF   A   FIERCE   VENDETTA  Death Takes the  Last   Participant in  an  Old  Kansas Feud  By the death of Charles Vaughan.  15 miles south of Cedarille Kan., in  the Osaze reservation, the last sur  vlvor of a feud which was fought  along the border with all the fierceness of a Corslcan vendetta far some  months wa: wiped out. says the  Minneapolis Tribune The ipi-tlci-  pants were.on one hand. Jim and  Charles Vaughan. cowboys, who wer������  cousins, and Tom Wilb������r and Dennis  Amos, who ran ������. dive in Caney.  Kan., ln 1879 and 1SS0. and the feud  began In this place in August, 1880  when Amos, in a game oi poker, beat  Jim  Vaughan   out  nf  $70  Vaughn, says the Kansas City Star j  Wfri   by, acciis-t  iisaraed.    at    tie J  Coat's opera house. Kansas City,  was damaged hy fire.  Helen Gould litis given $-100,000 for  a V. M. C. A. building and its endowment in Brooklyn naval yard.  Sergeant Major Gordon, formerly  of the Winnipeg field battery, was  was wounded at Ericfabrickeu last  Mondaj'.  John Patterson was sentenced to  life imprisonment for the murder of  Minnie   Lewis at Niagara Falls.  The annual report of the department  of marine shows a decreased expenditure for the year.  Daniel Todd was arrested in Winnipeg for tho murder of John Gordon  last  October.  The Duke of York has heen attacked   with  German Measles.  Seoral changes in the command of  N.W.M.P.   districts   are   announced.  A proclamation has oeen Issued  suspending all business Saturday  throughout the United Kingdom and  Canada. It will be a bank holiday  in   Canada.  Crosby���������"What is the largest price  you ever got for a single poem?" Mr.  Versely���������"Well some verses I wrote  t"(T'Miss^Nuggets~b'efore~w:^were~m'af^  ried netted me about $100,000."  "Why." eaid th������ first Chinaman,  "every Christian who knows anything  about  China is  writing a  book."  "Perhaps," said his friend,���������and he  shuddered.���������"pernaps the Powers  may compel  us to read theml"  ������R  L BANK  OF .  ft A  HeiKl Office.  Capital   Authorized,  Capital  Paid  Up,      ���������  Rost.  Toronto.  ��������� S2.500,000.00  $2,458,603.00  SI,700.000.00  DIRECTORS:  H.   S.   Howland,   President  T.R.Merritt.Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William  Ramsay,  Robert Jaffray  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas  Rodgers  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,      Calgary,      Edmonton,  GoldeD, Nelson, Portago la Prairie  Prince        Albert, Strathcona,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, Revelstoke.  Ontario:  Essex, Fergus, Gait, Ingersoll,  LIstowel, Niagara Fall3, Port  Cc-lborne, Rat Portage, Sault cSte.  Marie, St. Catherines. St.Thomas,  Toronto, Welland, WoodstocK.  Hamilton.  Quebec: '  Montreal.  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and Interest   allowed. "  Debentures���������Provincial, Municipal.  and   other  debentures  purchased.  Drafts and Letters ot Credit���������  Available at all points of Canada.  United Kingdom . United States.  Europe. India, China Jupio A"*-  tralla. New Zealand etc  Gold   purchased.  This   bank   issues  Special   Receipts  which  will  bo  accounted  for at any  of  the  Hudson's   Bay  Co's   Posts   Id  thn  Yukon and Northern districts.  A. R. B   HEARN.  Jj...,   Alana;:! ilerjlsteka Branch.  The financial world o������ the United  States���������and by reflection of Great  Britain and Canada���������is much excited  by the remarkable stories of railway  deals which have beoen ascribed to  Mr. James J. Hill. It may not be  generally known that this man���������Mr.  H1U���������the man of millions, is a Canadian, and that all his success has resulted from his own exertions. He  was born .on a small farm near  Guelph. In Upper Canada. September  13, 1838. His father was of that  sturdy race of Scotch-Irishmen, and  his mother a Scotch-woman, both frugal, Industrious and religious, und  they had a hard sturggle to win  livelihood from the soil of a new  country and rear a growing family of  children. Mr. Hill's early life waa  precisely that of other farmers' sons  ot the period, with lltlte schooling  and plenty of hard work on the farm,  with the chores and cattle. Ho succeeded, however, In getting a fairly  good education, even to a slight knowledge of Latin, but when at 15 years  of age his father died, be was unable  to prosecute his studies further, and  was ��������� forced to take up \vlth work lu  a country store.  When but 18 years old. in 1856.  young Hill set out to seek his fortune  in the States, as so many other Canadian lads have done, both before and  since his time. He remained for  only a short period ln thc east, and ln  July 1856, reached St Paul, Minn.,  then a thriving little river town of  5,000 Inhabitants, in the remote North  West. No railways had penetrated  to the city at that time, and the only  means of reaching lt waa by tho  broad, flat, stern wheeled steamboats  that plied the Mississippi. His flrst  employment was with the Duhuaue  and St. Paul Packet company, the  agent of which at St. Paul was the  firm of J. W. Bass & Oc. At this  stage in his career young Hill turned  his hand to anything, loading cargo  as a laborer, acting as clerk and levee  agent, as foreman of gangs and doing  whatever presented itself to be done.  He was Indefatigable and obliging,  and mastered all the details of river  transportation, and in 1865 he waa  offered and accepted the agency ot  the North Western Packet company.  In tho meanwhile railway communication had been opened " wltth St.  Paul, and Mr. Hill, while still continuing ' as a river' transportation  agent, became agent of the St. Paul  and Pacific railway, handling all the  freight received from and transferred  to the river bank. In 1869" he  formed the firm of Hill, Griggs &  company, which engaged in both the  transportation and the fuel business,  and which took to St. Paul the flrst  coal ever used there for fuel. The  partnership lasted until 1875, and, in  the meanwhile, in 1870. Mr. Hill em-  harked in the flrst venture which was  destined to make him famous. This  was the establishment of tne Bed  River Transportation company, which  opened up the first regular communication between St. Paul and Manitoba  and developed the great gram resources of the Red River valley, "the  bread basket of the world."  The St. Paul and Pacific railway,  which had been operated in connection with thc river lines in which Mr.  Hill was interested ln, either aa agent  or owner, defaulted on Its bonds in  1S73. This' afforded Mr. HU! his  great opportunity in the Sine ot railway development. He knew the vast  resources of the Red River country  and of Manitoba, and he realized that  water transportation was doomed.  Many another man ln his position  would hs-.v regarded ths taiiure cf  lhe railway as tho failure of a 3j-s-  tcm. or of f.n idea, and stuck to his  river steamboats;. Bot not so with  Mr. Hill. The. fault, he concluded,  was not with the railway, but with Its  shocking construction, worse management ancl grossly exhorbitant debt.  There were outstanding $27,000,000  of bonds cn the St. Pr.v.l and "Pacific  railway, a majority of which wero  held in Amsterdam. Mr. Hill's fortune at the time amounted to about  SI00,000. How to acquire thc S27,-  000,000 of bonds with z. capita! of  $100,000 was the problem Mr. Hill had  to study. In his transportation business in Manitoba county he had become acquainted with -Sir Donald A.  Smith, chief commissioner o" the  Hudson's Bay company (now Lord  -Strathcoii������7f���������^To���������Sir���������Donald���������Smith-  he submitted the proposition and unfolded his plans. The hypnotic  power highly developed in later years  won tie day. Sir Donald Smith  became a warm adherent of the project. So did George Stephen, president of the Bank or Montreal, and  now Lord Mount Stephen, ancl with  them was associated Commodore Norman  A.   Kittson.  iir. Hill's confidence, ia the undertaking was such that he invested  every penny of his fortune in the  enterprise. For fivo years he labored unceasingly, nnd at times It looked as though his $100,000 was lost. But  fie persevered, with his negotiations,  and finally, in ISTfi, had acquired control of the bonds of the St. Paul and  Pacific railway. Then the mortgage  was foreclosed and Mr. Hill and his  associates came, into possession of the  property, which during the long re-  reivcrship had dsgeneraterl to a condition little hotter than that predicted  hy Jay Oonld of a certain property,  "two streaks or rust through thc  grass."  Tho road was promptly reorganized  under the name of tho St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba, and construction work wont on rapidly, pushing  out and extending, tapping a wheat  country hero, and a lumber country  there, and take a port at somo other  place.  From this property of' only 380  miles in length In I87f) was evolved  the Groat .Northern system, with its  5,411 miles nf road. Tho samo plan  that was followed In building tho .180  miles of original rond has bean followed In building the entire T,HI  miles, and the result is a lower capital stock per mile, and a lower funded debt per mile than any other  system of vast mileage and importance ln r.h������ United ,St;ite������ mui the  whole f.Miin iinr-- boon iincomnilshod  with land jrrsmtn or subsidies, except  a small portion In th������ .State of Minnesota. The Groat. Northern railway  as such, dates only from 18Sn.  It has lieen Haid that Oueen victoria owns shares In the Great Northern railway, and It is    not impossible  thnt  RUCll   lJ>   thP  e'inn Jr. I������   r-errniply  true that imtii recently, if not at the  present tlm������*, thero was HCArColv a  member   ot  the   British   nobility  able  I to own stock hut. !iel,| Homn ' (treat  Northern. It is Hi������o true tlmt hn������-  th-cOs ol conductors, ensluut'M, brak*- ���������  I men, yard masters and the like, connected with the Great Northern railway, are partners through share holdings in the company that.. employs  them, with Mr. Hill, Queen Victoria  and the British noblity. Between the  nobility of Britain, on the one hnad,  and the humble Great Northern fireman on the other, are the Morgans,  Rockefellers, Kennedys, and the vast  capitalistic interests of the United  States, all reposing confidence in this  self made, many sided man, and following eagerly where he leads.  Not so many years ago Mr. Hill  was regarded by some of the Wall  street contingent with whom he came  In contact in somewhat ln the light  of a charlatan. Not that there was  anything that suggested the Juggler  or mountebank about the somewhat  short, stocklly built man whose deep  chest and broad shouldres are surmounted by a grand head, covered  with a shock of lialr. and a race  framed In a tangled beard, irom  which two glinting eyes peer ous  undpr bushy eyebrows, but then Ue  had made the statement that a railway could be run and maintained at  from 50 to 55 per cent of its earnings  and probably less. It waa a startling  proposition.  "Ridiculous," cried Wall Street,  "Absurd," "Nonsensical." "Mere bookkeeping." "Jugglery of figures." With  one accord railway and financial experts turned to their books and to  their records, ond showed that tho  average of operating expenses to earnings of nil the roads ln the United  States was hut a trifle short of 70 per  cent, and that when roads were operated tor less they were peculiarly  favored, or had been marked out for  Inevitable bankruptcy and the protecting care of courts and receivers  Ocular demonstration and practical results bore fruithfully, and the  influence of this Canadian genius  spread apace. Man after man passed  under the spell, sought his co-operation In properties o* vast proportions,  Imitated his methods, tested them  and found them true. H������ had wrougt  a revolution ln the methods of nprrii-  ting his own property, and he is  working a revolution now In the  management of t!������������ raiWays of the  United States.  What is the secret of Mr. Hill's success in railway management? was the  question asked the other day of a  auaiber of bankers of New York city.  "Common honesty, I should say," replied one man. "H'a stockholders  know and believe !n hint. They know  '-.hat they will get as much out of the  property as he gets. Everything goes  to the stockholders of the Great  Northern road. It owna its own  telegraph lines, its own express company, its own sleeping aue parlor car  service, its own dining car service, Its  own steamship line; everything that  contributes to Its earniiias is owned  by the company. Thev* ia ������o milking  along the way.  "Attention to detail. I t������di������ve.. is  the dominant quality in Mr. Hill." replied another banking frjend to the  same question. "Singleness of purpose and a complete* maat.ery of detail of everything connected with his  property.'  "Why," he continued, "he knows  the number of ties ou every bridge  along the line from St. Paul and Minneapolis to Seattle and' Vancouver.  And there is not a tlKurij relative to  the cost of anything; that" he cannot  give you off hand."  "Out of his head?" was asked.  "Yes, out of his head, "and his "fls-  iires are always correct. it is marvellous. They are always correct. It  i.s  marvellous."  beast had never seen a yoke. Well,  the upshot of the thing was that  he offered me 162.50 a pair. I was  authorized to sell for .160, so after  some parleying! made the sale. He  . paid me $1,000 cash and uald he  would leave the cattle with McGee,  and when he was ready to take them  away he would pay McGee the balance  That suited me well enough, so we  went back to town and had our  papers drawn up properly.  "The thought that was uppermost  in my mind was to get hack to To-  peka with that $1,000. Aa I said, I  was poor���������so blamed poor ln fact, that  I couldn't afford the luxury of a revolver. Things were getting warm  along the borders. Our boys would  go over into Missouri and pick up  anything they could find, and the  Missourlans would cross the line Into  Kansas and shoot and steal .without  taking the trouble to ascertain the  history of their victims, I stayed over  night in Kansas City, but by sunrise  was on my hack home. I did not  take the main trail, because I would  be sure to meet people, but kept close  to the river and hurried west on a  trail that was not much used.  "I had ridden two or three hours  when a man called to me: 'Hello,  Walter,' he said, 'I am going your  way.' I turned around and did not  recognize him at flrst, but I soon saw  that he was an old schoolmate who  had learned a trade with me back  east. He had a team hitched to a  waggon with no box on lt. and he  said he wns going three miles up  country to get some wood. He asked  me to watch his team while he wont  for his irons. He came bade in a  minute and threw a   leather holster  ALARMING ACCIDENTS  When She    Was a Babythe    Nurse  Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public. BU-  IfeKenale Avenue, Revelstoke Station.  Money to Loan  A  MURDERERS  MERCY  An Unpleasant Quarter uf an   Hour  Th3 Outlaw Trsated his  Companion  to  the  Story of  His  Crimes,  but  Never Harmed Him.  ��������� One night recently two old men  whose names are part of the history  of Kansas eat in the lobby of the  Uopeland hotel at Topeka telling  t-ieir early experiences. One of them,  a retired business man. had been tell-  of the days when ��������� a dollar looked  bigger to him than a house does now  and was about as hard for him to get.  "The first year," he said. "I herded  cattle not far from town for a farmer  namod Spencer. 1 got $1 a day and  my keeping. One day the boss  started out with some jay-hawkers  for a raid into Missouri, and told me  if I crmld sell the cattle to let them  go, for SCO a pair. Theywere young  "cattieT" It was in TS58. and the dilly'  place I knew to sell cattle was to  bring thorn to Kansas City, so about  the time the red legs went, across  the stat;1  iine on  their  rustling  trip.  Who Held Her Was Shot���������In  Danger at Sea.  The Queen had a number of narrow  escapes from death by accident.  When onlv six months old:'her parents, the Duke and Duchess of York,  had taken the royal child to Sid-  mouth, Devonshire, for change of air.  A boy shooting sparrows accidentally  discharged his gun opposite a window at which a nurse holding the  infant in her arms, was standing.  The glass was completely shattered  and the nurse's sleeve was riddled  with shot, yet both the nurse and the  baby'princess escaped injury.  Four years afterward the pony carriage in whiah she was driving upset  and would have fallen on her had it  not been for the promptness with  which an Irish solider, who was passing by, seized the little girl's frock  and tossed her up into his arms. Curiously enough the solider was not  aware until 54 years had passed that  the child whose life he had saved had  grown to he Queen of England.  Soon after the coronation, irhen  Her Majesty was . driving ��������� with her  mother near Highgate Hill, the horses  took fright and ran - away. They  were stopped by a publican.who.when  asked to name his reward said: "Permission t'i hoar the Queen's arms on  my sign." Next day he received a present of a pocket hook from Her Majesty, .of wliich he laconically, observed that "it was _ heavy, very  heavy." '  ,   - . -'  Th3 Q'it-e;. was also'ih peril of her  life by a carriage accident in Scotland, and twice has been in imminent  danger at sea.  When a- girl of 14. during a yachting excursion, she was dragged from  under a falling mainmast by a'pilot  named Saunders, .and so saved from  death.  r.irly twc. years after this the royal  yacht collided with :i vessel named  fhe .Mistletoe, and two peon'.e "wore  drowned within sight of the Queen.  Her Majesty was in a railway collision in 1856.  In all these trying experiences the  Queen maintained her self possession;  and she has observed that her one  thought on such occasions-has been  the regret at leaving certain duties  in which she was then engaged unfulfilled.  A. E. Elmer, of Utlca, is tn his  119th year.  Herbert Hallett, of Whitby, Ontario,  accompanied by his two cousins,  Misses Helen and Amelia Knight of  this town were driving acrosB the  Grand Trunk railway tracks and all  three were lnBtantly killed. All three  bodies were carried to the station on  the cow catcher.  Overburdened.  The Egyptian woman looks greatly  overburdened, and yet tbe physical burdens she carries will not compare with  the burdens borne by many an American  woman. There is no  burden like the burden of disease. The  woman who suffers  from inflammation  or ulceration, bear*  ing-down pains, weak  back and nervousness, bears a burden  which crushes her  very life.  Every woman  should know that  Dr. Pierce'3 Favorite  Prescription makes  weak women strong  and sick women  well. It cures the  womanly diseases  whicli cause weakness and feebleness.  It quiets the nerves,  cures the aching  hack and throbbing  head, and gives  strength for wifely  cares and maternal  duties.  "Wlieu I first wrote  to you I ���������wot in a bad  condition, and had almost given np," sajri Mrs.  Bella Snider, of Wilfccsvllle, Vinton Co., Ohio.  "I was sufferinfj: from female trouble of the  worst kind ; I couldn't eat anything without  suffering great distress; throat hurt me by  spells; was nervous and went. Hnd numb  hands and arms, henrt trouble, pains alt through  my body nnd aching head and neck. It seemed  that I could not work at all. I cot Dr. Tierce's  medicine and took it ns directed, and the first  week it began to help tne. I took three bottles  ami am clod to say that it did mc more good  ..?.._.. j:-.-..-t .���������..    j fcel  J. M. SCOTT. B.A.. LXiB  HARVEY, McCARTBR & PINKHAM'  Barristers, Solicitors., Etc  Solicitor*    for    Imperial    Bank    of'  Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per cent.  Offlces:    Molsons Bank Block  FlMt Street, Revelstoke Station, B.C.  J. W. CROSS  Offloe  Mackenzie Avenue, Revelstok*-  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of Revelstoke  Methodist Church, Revelstoke  Preaching    services  at ll  ������.   m.  and 7:80 p.m.   Class meednit at th������  ft'Sf  "t the  morn,nS Berrlfe.   sS!  hath school and Bible class at 2:80  Weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:30.    The publi*  w* cordially invited.   Seats free.  RBV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  than alt the other medicine I ever took,  better than I have for years."  Dr. Pierce's Medical Adviser, in paper  covers, is sent free on receipt of 31 one-  cent stamps to pay expense of customs  and mailing only, or if cloth bound volume is desired, send So stamps. Address  Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  St Peter's Church (Anglican)  Bight a.nj., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist flrst Sunday in the month);  2:80 Sunday school, or children*?  tervloe; 7:80 evensong (choral) and  Bermon. Holy Days���������The Holy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or 8  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 8:15.  C. A. PROCUNIER, Vicar.  Presbyterian Church  Service  every  Sunday    at 11  a.m  and 7.30 p.m.    Bible Class at 2:80 9.  m. to which all are welcome. Prayer  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  REV. W. C. CALDER, Pastor.  Roman Catholic Chnrch  Mass  first and third    Sundays  in  month at 10:30 a.m.  REV. FATHER THAYER.  1 ��������� _  Salvation Army  [    Meeting every night in their hall  on front street  $A$A$A$A$i$i$i$A$i$A$A$i$-i  Thc___  I rounded tin 23 pairs of young cattle  and rstarterj for Missouri. When 1  KOt near Kansas City I turned them"  into a pasture at Shawnee Mission,  and -rode down to the old Gilliss  house on thp levee.  "I wrote ray name on the register  and wrofe cattle dealer after it, got  a shavi? ;r.i'I my dinner and sat down  to see whether there was anybody  looking Tor cattle. I had . my big  spurs on and Tied to look bigger than  I felt, for ically I was nearly broke  and was not fepllng very Important.  Presently :: man came along and ask-  c.i-l rnv nam". I told him. 'Cattle  dealer?' he aiked. I said I was. He  ���������.vnntnd to know how many cattle I  had. -ind I raid 23 yoke. Ho said  h������! neerlr-ii that many and asked my  price. i si<id S65 a pair, which was  ?,"i on top of spencer's price. Then  he told nr? had seen Spencer's  c'.ttlfi and rlif-y were too ms-ill. )  did not tr-ll him mine were the same  cattlo. hut I said that Spencer's cattle  were at Shnwne.; and mine 8t Milton McOr:c's farm, south of town, lie  ajrrccd to ron-.; nnrt see my cattle at  noon  this vey.r <inv.  "Weil, i ,-na'io haptf qeiurte that  Ininr'h of cattlp moved over to Mc-  O-ee's. That niKht I got them into  a lot wheri tliey could not got water  and saJtci] thr-ir.- thoroughly. Th*  next, moi-nlns; i waited tlii Id o'clock  and drove rucm '.rj water. Tlie w,iy  tliey fillu'l -ip w-i/.'i nnmethlny. ntnrr-  lin^. Then; ...via ;x ilt.tle round hill  on the farm, so I drove the cattle to  the top ot that hill and kept them  sort of buncnad up at the too of It.  Pretty soon f.ion*r comes Mr. Freighter to s������e Uio cattle. We v/alkod  arounrl Uioiv talking all the tin-in.  but the wa- th'*y al.ood we wero always a little lower than they were,  and. to toll you tho truth, they did  look like  vlinle-i.  "Ho was satisfied with the nUo. but  was afraid they hadn't all ln-mi thoroughly lirolw, and called my attention to the Met , that one steer's  neck looked as though tht*ro had  never lieen a yoke on it. Tho steer  happened  to he a  pet. so I throw my  arm around the nnlmni's neclt to show .,     how  gentio   It   wns  and  said   It  wan  where Summers fell, a'  trained all iigut.    Th������ fact srw, tbo only 30 jards.  Revelstoke Herald  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  la tne leading newspaper ot  ���������   the great mining districts of  West Kootenay.     It gives all  the latest mining, telegraphic and local news, written up  in authentic, reliable and read  able articles from nn questionable Information.* It. enjoyi  a large circulation and is coa-  saquently unequalled as an  advertising medium in tt*  ?eld in which it is puWUh������d  A   -MURDERER  CAPTURED  He  Makes  to  a   Desperate  Attempt  Escape  A Butte Inter-Mountain special from  Virginia City says:  Word was received this afternoon  that John Wolff, wbo murdered Sheriff Summers near Ennls yerfterday,  has been captured in the upper Madison valley by one of the posses which  started ln search of him. The capture was effected after an ^.'criting  chase of many miles. The posse  comprised about 30 ot the most prominent��������� residents-of���������Madison���������county-  The murderer was mounted on a  superb animal and had evidently ridden furiously all night ln order to  put as great a distance as possible  between himself and his pursuers.  Wolff stopped at a ranche house  along the road and secured something  to eat. He told the farmer he was  looking for a bunch of cattle that  he had .lost. He hastily devoured  some food and remounting his horse,  rode away as fast as the animal  could carry him. '  Shortly after noon tho posse spied  him. Ho endeavored to avoid them  hy making long detours, but the determined men were not so'easily  hoiked, and thoy spread out in all  directions. Seelnir that trere was no  possible hope for his escape, and  knowing that resistance meant death,  he quietly surrendered. There is n  strong feeing here to lynch Wolff.  At -1:20 today n large body of men  started out to meet the posse.  Particulars   of  the  Tragedy  Further particular's have been  learned of thc murder of Sheriff John  Summers of Madison county, who  was shot at the latlor's cabin in  Morgan gulch, 18 miles from Virginia City,  in  Mitdlson  county.  Accompanied by a deputy sheriff,  J. E. Johrifjon. the* sheriff, had gone  to serve a noarcli warrant on Wolff,  who was BiiHpceted 0f robbing neighboring cabins. The cabin was unoccupied and Mir* Bherlff searched il  and then went In search of Wolff.  While walking toward a flock of  sheep In search of the herder. Summers was shot dead by an unseen  hand.  While Johnson was seeking the  murderer in tho cabin Wolff mudo off  on   horseback.  Wolff la a cowboy, 18 years old.and  has a bad reputation. Summers had  lived at Virginia City 1G years and  leaves a widow and three small  children. He wm city marshal two  years,under sheriff five years and had  just boon elected to a socond terra as  sheriff on  the Democratic ticket.  Governor Toole offered ?500 reward  for tho arrest and conviction of    the  'murderer.  Wolff admitted the crime, but would  not give a reason. He showed where  he stood  when  ho fired the shot and  distance of  Subscription $2,00 Per Rnnifm  $1,25 For Six Months,  Strictly in Httae.  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Write for estimates and sam  ples of printing. All work  turned out promptly and satisfactorily. One price to all.  No job can be too largo or  too small for The Herald's  consideration. Special attention given   to orders hy mall.  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS : Tuesdays and Fridays.  ������A$i&$4$i#i$*#*#AM$>A$A& ir  y.tt      V  St  %  1  t  r  1:  ������.  1II If flfl 11  The Greatest Funeral Pageant in  the History of the World.  A Great Reign and a Happy Ending.���������Five Kings  Rode After Victoria's Funeral Car.���������30,000 Troops  Fringe the Route.���������Numbers Injured in the  Crowd.���������Dramatic Incident of the Day.���������The Gun  Carriage upon which Victoria's Body Rested  Drawn by Sailors from the Fleet.  London, Feb. 4���������"It has been a  great reign" spoke Mr. Balfour in his  eulogy before the House of Commons  "aud lt has a happy ending."  All London and thousands from  fhe remotest villages of the Kingdom  and the regimental band standing in  the roadway opposite the channel, saluted the remains and the procession  left Albert Memorial chapel and  pased round the tower through the  Norman gate across the grand quad  paid their final homage to the Queen j range, through the George IV. gate,  cm Saturday in her capital, and as-1 between the York and Lancaster  suredly, as Mr. Balfour said, the end towers, down the' long walk through  of her reign which Is now passed Into the Frogmore lodge gates, and then  history was happy.     Deep solemnity, entered the mausoleum.     The    choir  filled all hearts. There was reminiscent grief, tho feeling that one of tho  empire's great institutions was missing, but ,r.o such sorrow as surrounded the coffins of Lincoln and Garfield cut off before their work was  done. Every one felt that the inevitable death had dealt kindly with  ot St. George chapel met the cortege  at the steps of the mausoleum. The  Highland pipers and servants entered  the building,'preceded by the Bishop  of Winchester and the Dean of  Windsor, and the choristers. All  themourners were afoot, the women  heavily   veiled     and     the    men    In  their sovereign, that her passing had uniform coats as on Saturday. The  been happy as her life had been use-' sun carriage was the same one as  rnl. They gathered to honor her was used on Saturday, but on Monday  memory rather than to mourn her |*- was hauled by artillery horses  loss. As a Queen she was an exem-1 instead of the hands of sailor men  plary of the solid virtues, the as-, who dragged It from the station on  pi rations of the lives of the middle ..Saturday. There -were Immense  class of Englishmen and they fitting- j crowds along the entire route of the  ly seemed the most sincere mourners.' procession. The service in the mau-  All business ceased, even the drinking solemn began with singing Sir Arthur  houses closed. The newspapers sus- Sullivan's anthem "Yea, Tho I Walk."  pended publication and life in Lon-. The committal prayer was then read  don, like the rest of the empire, by the Bishop of Winchester, and the  turned from its customary channels choir sang "Sleep Thy Last Sleep."  and was focussed upon three miles , The Dean of Windsor read the last  of streets where the coffin contain- : prayers. Then followed the anthem:  ing the body which was now merely : "The Face of Death Is Toward the  a symbol of Victoria's self, whom Sun." the words of which are by Ten-  often before Londoners had cheered nyson and the music by Walter Pratt  assembled, a6 they were on Saturday.   The services closed with the benedlc-  but on^.occasions>'of rejoicing. The  coremonles^wlth all their theatrical  trappings -of royalty were not more  impressive than the funeral of a  chief magistrate -chosen by the  people The kings and princes beneath silver helmets and wearing  gold braided coats were men, but the  sight seen of the Kins: . riding   after  tion of the Bishop of Wincnester.  IMPORTANT BUSINESS  Winnipeg. Feb.* 5.���������Premier   Roblin  leaves  today for Toronto and Montreal.      Tho  object  of his  visit is to  complete arrangements with Mackenzie  coffin   of his  mother and  Queens' zie and Mann or the C. P. R. for the  with four other kings and half a  hundred of the highest royalties of  European dynasties following and  - the hereditary ciuaint attaches of the  court was one never to he forgotten.  The multitudes were remarkably or-'  derly. The whole ceremonial, including the massing of 30.000 troops and  the entertainment of all the visiting  personages was an admirable example  of organization.  operation of the lines which the government has lately purchased from  the Northern Pacific.  MORE" MEN  VICTORIA.  Dumb  In amazement of- unhoped  for  ��������� 3������*'  The priest wrote down the words:  "His name is John."  And straight his tongue was loosened  and the boy  Bore that new name    of grace, so  strangely won.  Surely a priestly hand, with prophet  eye,  Gave to the little   child   so    long  ago  The name that she   has lived,    and  lifted Ihgh  Its  meaning,  for  the    whole  wide  world to know.  Victoria! conquering, not as men who  win  The world's great    battles In    the  fields of war.  With  stain  of blood,  and    stain    of  arms, and din  Of   rolling   drums   and    trumpets'  brazen blare.  Not victor, but Victoria:  the maiden,  flrst.  When her young girlhood mistress-  ed all her fears.  Till  then    ln   childhood's  ways    and  works Immersed,  Took up the burden, for these long,  long years.  Of sovereignty's    hard    service,  and  has been  Not England's ruler, India's empress  proud.  But, where the English speech is, just  "the Queen,"  Before  whose   throne   all   reverent  hearts have bowed.  Victoria,   "ruling   her    own    spirit."  flrst,  Her heart, her home as loyal wife  and true.  Conquering her agony when the sorrow burst  That widowed  her;  while, through  her grief, she grew  More tender ln her. touch  of others'  pain;  Till of her sorrows she hadmade a  throne  On which, as woman, farther still to  reign  In hearts, her sovereign sympathy  who own.  gold    and  WITH BOTH ARMIES  jubilee, each  thy   gracious  London.      Feb.      1.���������Tonisht      the  Queen's   body  lies     in     tha     Albert j  chauel at Windsor, guarded faithfullv ]  awaiting the last   rites.     Within the ,  castle,   is brilliantly lisrhted.      Three  kiiiES f*nd heads of principalities with  special  representatives    left.  Wlndso  this  evening after lunching    in    tha  Castlo       It was at Windsor that tho  onlv  hitches  in  the    elaborate    programme occurred    and    these    added  to,   rather   than   detracted   from  London, Feb. 5.���������Tho Pretoria correspondent of the Times estimates  that 19,00"0 - Boers are still on - commando anil says that more British  troops are required.  Captain Falls has arrived to recruit  Baden Powell's police force in Canada. Colonel Steele will command it  in the Lydenbers district  Ottawa, Feb. 5.���������The clans are gathering for    the    parliamentary  fray.  Consequent    upon the    fact    that    a  the i caucus of the    Liberal    Conservative  dramatic and pathetic Interest.     Tho  first and most striking was th;> utter  Intractib'lity   of  tho   horses   attached  to tho gun carriage bearing ths coffln.  The  alarm and  chagrin  of tho  King  and  EmDeror who had hurrJeri up to  ascertain   the  cause   of  tha  delay   5n  the   procession   leaving  Windsor "st.i  tion  was patent UDon   tlieiv cov.uteu  ances.     The horses sti-uezled ,sn tho  pjace    untn    Thursday.      Wednesday  traces  and  the    coffin    waa    almost' will be devoted to the work of swear  thrown  from the  sun  carnage.  Lord   }ng jn the members by a commission  Roberts  asked  the  Kins  for  permls-j composed of the clerk of the House,  slon to take out the horses and su5������- \ the  clerk's assistant, the sergeant at  stituc  for  them  "Jackies"  who    had  arm8  antj  the  law  clerk.      The roll  corns np from Portsmouth aa a guard containing the names of the members  of  honor.      This      suggestion      waa   returned will be previously furnished  party is to be held today to choose a  leader naturally the influx of opposition members so far has been  greater than that of the ministerialists. Speaker elect Brodeur is ln the  city and will .be clothed with due  authority on Wednesday. Following  i the customary practice . the formal  ���������' opening of  the house will    not take  "Choice vessel!"  "silver,  precious stones,"  Were wrought and   "set    by God's  own hand to thee;  Silver,  gold,    diamond  owns  Thy   conquests    won,  majesty.  Outlived    the    century,     young    yet  at your birth.  Still the "Victorian era" this shall  be.  Bearing thy name, though jubilee of  mirth  Become a "miserere Domine."  For -now  Victoria,    gone    aside    to  die.  Alone, unconquered. victory still is  thine, '     -    '  Through the dear might of Him, on  whom thine eye  Is fixed and    fastened in His conquering sign.  Through life, in death, thy deathless  name Victoria  Shall   ever   live.       Sit     Deo     Omnis  gloria.  ���������William Creswell l?oane, in  York Tribunf.  New  quickly sanctioned and the last timo  Victoria's body was borne beforo her  subjects it was hi* her royal "Handymen" who' at an opportune time stveri  the situation. The other hitch occurred durine the religious part of  the ceremonv.      The trembling voice  to the clerk of the  commons hy the  clerk of the crown In chancery.  Montreal, Feb. 5���������Fifty-one persons  were rendered homeless by a fire,  which broke out in 'the early hours  of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who of this morning at Ste. Anne de Balis almost blind, had scarcely said the lovue, about 21 miles from Montreal.  flnaltbenedictlon-before-he^turned-toJ-Seven-dwelllngs-were-totally-destroy-  go up on the altar steps. His sight ed aud the loss will aggregate $15,000,  and strength failed him and he tot-, only $6,000 of which is covered by  tered, groped and was on the noint -insurance. Among the houses des  of falling, when the ArchhishoD ot troyed was the historic little house,  York, who had been standing some owned by the poet, Tom Moore,  distance behind him advanced ������nd j duriu his residence at Ste. Anne,  caught his hand  and  gently led tho; where he wrote the    famous    poem:  A Candid Criticism of.Richard Harding  Davis" Story of the War.  Mr. Davis has written several  books. Id all of which he affords  cause of satisfaction to both friends  and enemies. He appears���������in the  light of his opinions and sentiments  (in so far an these books express  them) a man of singular superficiality whose pretensions to omniscience brings Into a strong and un-  flatterina light his distinguishing  imperfections. These imperfections  mav not be visible to Mr. Davis' admirers by reason���������merely���������of thoso  Intelectual limitations which permit  him to claim admirers In the country of his blrtK  In reading "With Both Armies"  one must be at a loss to determine  whether Mr. Davis Is the more remarkable for hU faulty judgment or  his bad tasta Lot us appeal to himself.  "When the war opened I felt that  sympathy for tne Boer which on������  naturally holds for the under dog  * * ��������� But in spits of this sympathy and in spite of the wishes of  the editors for whom I was acting  as correspondent, and wno desired  that I should follow the war from  the Boer side. J elected to join the  British. * * After I had met  the Boers and found them to be th������  most misrepresented and most misunderstood people of this century. 1  sympathized with them entirely.  And I believe that the people ot  England, who wero betrayed into  this war by Mr. Chamberlain and  Mr. Rhodes, who misrepresented  facts, who suppressed the truth, who  dangled before.their eyes advantage!  they will never enjoy, and frightened  them with evils which never threatened and which never will exist���������)  believe if these people could learn th*  truth, by three months of enquiry ln  the Transvaaal. which was tho way  I learned It their sympathies would  be  much as mine"  On pages 9 to 105 Is a vast dea)  of bathos wherein Mr. Davis indulges  his delight in the simplicity and pastoral beauty of the Boor character,  as exhibited;, may he parentheticallv  remarked, by those officials and bura-  hers who met Mr. Davis In his capacity as a Yankee war correspondent.   Mr. Davis again says:  "To a great power such as Great  Britain, this war should be only an  incident. But, strangely enough, it  is the Boer who appears to consider  it an incident, an unfortunate occurrence requiring severity on his part  and entitling the. punishment of a  wayward and mistaken enemy. He  discusses the war toleranciv and  patiently. He expresses a creat pltx  that such fine fellows as the English  soldiers should have come so far to  be killed. ��������� * What makes the remarkable .resistance which ,the Boer  has shewn to the British forces the  more remarkable is this fact of his-  leisurely indifference to it all " *  At Spion Kop the attack on'- the hill  was made by 40 men. so few indeed,  so they claim, that one of the English  colonels surrendered, and then or*  seeing, when the Boers left cover, lo  what a small force he was opposed,  threw down the white flag and cried.  'No, we'll not surrender,' and fired  on the Boers who were coming ud to  receive his rifles. .* * But thc comment the - Boers ��������� made on, this  'treachery' was: 'It was probably a^  mistake. Perhaps some one without  authority" raised the white flag and  the colonel did not know lt. He  wounded 17 of our men, but I believe  it   was   a   mistake."     *     *  And thus Mr. Davis proceeds, presenting endless illustrations of Boer  courage, magnanimity and kindness  to the enemy, and launching into  warm heroics anent the tremendous  odds, 10 and 20 to 1. which the  Beer was successful in opposing. He  draws a fine sketch of British hysterics and Boer stoicism, and offers  ' sage advice to Great Britain: its  impotent statesmen and war office,  concerning   the   exaggerated   imDort-  his Boer instructors possessed some  lltlte wit; some little part, perhaps, of  the useful wisdom of the serpent;  and that the views, which they pressed upon him those which they believed would-be useful to him and  satisfactory to his "editors." Did it  ever enter vaguely into the mind of  Mr. Davis that Sir Alfred Milner  might be almost as capable as himself  of advising the British government  upon matters South African; and that  the British people would prefer Sir  Alfred's view (the product of the sustained and comprehensive study of  high Intellect) to the "three months"  product of an observation such as  persons of Mr. Davis' calibre are  capable of applying to the situation?  Mr. Davis' "pathos of Boerdom,"  and his somewhat maudlin and incoherent protest against the preoccupation of the British people in  this "Incident," this picayune and  petty war, discover the writer of  "With Boer Armies" to be equally an  expert In ethics as in "militarism."  Mr. Davis soars too high; he composes too much. We would recommend him to proceed from particulars  to generals, and flrst study the particulars carefully We would, in all  good faith, suggest that he give attention to "small things;" and that,  as a preliminary effort, and for his  ultimate advantage, he shall allow  himself to figure humhlv in this category.  CHILD'S SUICIDE  .MOBBED IN LONDON.  Mrs. Langtry Unpopular. London Mobs  her for not Stopping her Play  soon  Enough after Queen's Death.  Mrs. Langrty was mobbed at Bal-  hani, London, on Tuesday night, and  her carriage was wrecked because  sbe continued playing The Degenerates at the Duchess theatre after the ^  Queen's  death  had been    announced. , an^which^thi^m^g  .^.^.^  Qf  A Boy of Six Years Kills Himself With  Acid���������A Story of Pathos  Only six years of age, but filling  the grave of a suicide is the fate of  lltite Carl Sri.ith, up to yesterday an  Inmate of the Home for Feeble Minded, when he ended his earthly troubles, says the Minneapolis Tribune.  The little l'cllow, who at times was  bright and interesting, was admitted  to the home several months ago, and  soon won the hearts of all the attendants by his cute ways and lovable  disposition.  He was wise beyond his years, in  spite of the fact that a cloud rested  upon his brain, and demonstrated in  a thousand ways that he was suffering  mental   agony  most  of  the  time.  For nearly a week he had been  acting in a manner so. peculair that  the nurses paid more attention to  him than usual, and as he had been  heard to say that he wished he could  die, no matter by what means, everything with which he could Injure  himself was carefully kept out of the  way.  Yesterday the child seemed to have  recovered his spirits, and the vigilance of the nurses was relaxed a bit.  This the little fellow was quick to  note. He said nothing, but abided  his chance. It came in the afternoon, when the attention of a nurse  guarding him was' attracted elsewhere for a minute.  Like a flash the boy darted into  the adjoining mediicne room, threw  open the case where the poisons are  kept, seized a big bottle or raw carbolic acid, and in a second had swallowed the contents.  ' Medical aid was prompt, but tho  acid, worked too swiftly, and tn 10  minutes the child was dead���������killed by  himself because he was tired of being  shut up like a wild beast.  At a coroner's inquest,, held soon  after his death, a verdict that death  was self inflicted was returned, and  the nurses were exonerated from all  blame.  THF INDIAN RISING  Con-  venerablp prelate to the holy table.  Then thoy both knelt, the greatest  dignitaries of England's chnrch. next  In rank to the royal blood, their  heads bowed upon the purple attar  cloth, then the stream turned, for  orders came for the suites ahd ambassadors to go out the other door.  The returning throng met them com-i  Ing up almost at thc coffin well nigh  causing a melee. Finally they reached  the outer door and the body ol tho  Qucon wns left alone before the  altar, save for the stern figures ot  her gentlemen at arms with halborta  tn hand guarding the remains ns the  bodies of Charles I. and Henry VIII.  wore guarded in the chapel hundreds  of years ago.  'Row, Brothers, Row."  INCREASE IN FIRE RATES  Mrs. Langtry had to secure police  protection to escape from maltreatment by thc ruoD anu only returned  to her hume by t:ie greatest difficulty,  the mob following and threatening to  smash the w*icrws. The most extraordinary feature of this Incident is  tho . well-lHtoy fi .Intimate, friendship  that exists between the King and  Mrs.  Lai'gtry  "I, personally had no authority to  order the curtain' rung down." she  said last night. "I had no one to  consult with, as the manager of the  theatre and my manager were both  absent. When the news came, I  went to some trouble to learn if the  Montreal, Veh. 5.���������At a meeting of  the Flre Underwriters' association  held yesterday, it was decided to increase the rates in Manitoba, Ontario  and Quebec, especially ln the business dlstrlot where serious conflagrations had taken place. Tho rates  were not positively decided.  Lorenzo Marquez, Fob. 5.���������In view  of tho possibility of a Boor raid all  ammunition surrendered by the bur-  Windsor, Feb. 5���������The last honors shers at Komati Poort has been  'have heen paid to Queen Victoria and | loaded on lighters and moored ln th'e  her  body   now  rests  peacefully  near! -j^y,  thnt of  her husband  ln   the  inauso-, .,,-,��������� , ���������,.. u    ���������  leum ln Frogmore. The final cere-| London, Feb. ^General Kitchener  monies wero more of a funeral and in a despatch from Pretoria, dated  pathetic character than any which j February 3 says: "Frenoh's coTumn  proceeded them. The Klng_ and, j drlvlUg the Boers e^t captured a  Queen Alexandra, the Kaiser and the b  wiic-" -"���������'������=*-*.**..     ��������� ,   ���������_. .���������__,   15  pounder and picked up part of a  sooond gun disabled by our flre. The  commandoes in tho Colony are being  puahod. The midland commando is  being ohased by Halg in the direction  of Steynlerville, 16 of them were recently killed by our men."  the British empire. In these philosophic and eloquent passages Mr. Davis  must be read at weary length to be  appreciated. One illustration he appears to have omitted���������although perhaps the omission is only apparent.  He alludes to the operations of the  70,000 American troops in the Philippines; hut he extorts from the al-  -lusibTi^a-dlgriifl/d���������approval-^of���������the-  effect upon the American mind (or  "the abstnee of effect) resulting from  those   operalions.  To the casual observer it might  seem that the absence of results from  the operations In question Is explanatory of the lack of enthusiasm in  the mind of the United States, but  this argument need not be pushed  'too far.      Suffice It,  that  in    a  war  report was   true and   'sent   out   for J against; nakedRavages   *e��������� ���������'"^  .. '��������� nnwpr of the United States has so rar  corroboration. Newspapers     were   powers f ^^f8UCCe8S. Mr. r^vls  brought ln ln which the Queen s death ; aeemB t0 t,e oblivious to the fact that  was annonuced, and I was about to j (considering the field of battle) the 80  stop the play when I was informed ; per cent of sharpshooters (his own es-  that the news was not official. How- j j|JJ^ ^tio^whlch "^  ever, the curtain was rung down hav(, had t0 dPfena and the concerted  before the third act closed. I action  which their    mobility renders  "The manager alarmed came to tell 1 possible, have presented a problem  me a great crowd had gathered beforo j ������^>^^^^W������(0r������������a  the theatre. As I drove away a few . solve succesaIuuy only by means of a  boys hooted, but no violence was large force and the readiness to em-  offered to me. I am the last person '��������� brace tactics best suited to meet an  In the world to wish io cast the least I entirely novel situation,  ^mmmmmmmwFffmmmmmmmw,wwwrttmmmj  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act of Part.ia.mbnt, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  Rnst Fund  $2,500,00&  2,050,000  DIRECTORS:   Wh. Molson Hacphebson, President;  S. R. Ewrso, Vice-President -  AV, M. RAH8AY, Samuel Finlev, J. P. Clkoborm,  H. Habkland Moi boh,  Lt. Col. F. C. IIenbhaw.  Jakes Elliot, Genera.! Manager.  Jfcj     A general banking business transacted,  fc rates.  Interest allowed at current ���������  J. D. MOLSON.  Manager, Revelstoiob, B.C.  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave.  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  The  n olumbia  House.  Good accommodation.    A   good bv  well supplied   with choice wi.\a  liquors and "cigars.  'XJ  Free Bus Meets All Trains  Bpowxi   & Pool  Proprietors  ?. 5URNS 8c GO.  ��������� 1  ^ I  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  members of the Royal family attend  ed   service   at  the   Albert   Memorial  chapel yesterday morning.     The service was conducted by the Bishop of  Winchester avid the Dean of Windsor.  All thc shops here  were closed yesterday;      Crowds     poured     in   from  "London and other places all morning.  The  long  walk   was    filled  with     a  multitude cf people.     The coltln still  remained in St. George's chapel. The  lloyal servants and  police with their  wives  vlewod  the   Queen's  coffin   by  order of King Edward.      Punctually  at 3 p.m.  the tolling of   .the curfew  bell and the artillery flre announced  that thc  fnueral  cortege  had started  for Frogmore.     At 3:30 p.m. tho cortege entered Frogmore lodge and tho  coffln   finally disappeared, from public  ���������view.     At 4 p.m. the military bearers  preceded by thc Bishop of Winchester  and the Dean of Windsor carried tho  coffin   from  the    chapel  to the  g*un  onrrlogc,  the    guard    ot honor   (tho  Queen's  company),    the  -*o~  de-  for  slight upon'the reigning house:   all  my friends know that."  Much feeling still exists at Balham  over the delay In dropping the curtain.  Lives of candidates remind us  We can think we're quite   sublime.  And ln dying leave behind U3  Landslides in the sands of time.  ' The^'OtM-wa-J&Djpfcey. team has  elded to challenge" the Victorias  tlnj Stiiiiliiy cup.  After an expenditure of ?10,000.000  thc Ilrst blast furnace has started at  Sydney, C. B.  The Underwriters' association of  Canada h:.s deccided to increase rates  ln Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba.  Winnipeg,    Feb.    6.���������Robert    Mac-  Kiln, a prominent pioneer resident of  this city dropped dead of heart failure  Grenadiers,' yesterday .while talking to a friend.  The Re-velstoke  Herald,, ���������**->��������������������������� Weekly  Has more readers in North  Kootenay than any other paper;  has more advertisers in Revelstoke than any other paper;  does more Job printing ln the  city than any other paper; it's  news Is more spicy and up-to-  date; Its Influence Is greater:  its advertising rates are lowest  circulation considered; Its subscription rate Is only $2.00 pei  annum; It covers the field. Try  It and be with the crowd.  Write to  EEVELSTOKB HERALD.  '".' Revelscoke, B  C.  Let us review the foregoing brief and  inadequate extracts. Mr. Davis' somewhat naive admission that his editors  cleslred him to "follow the war from  the -Boer side" may be dismissed with  the just criticism that he has loyally  carried out his Instructions.  As to the betrayal of their countrymen by Messrs. Chamberlain and  Rhodes, the "misrepresentation of  facts," and "suppresison of truths"  it is not necessnry to do more than  remind Mr. Davis' readers that the  best possible evidence exists of Mr.  Chamberlain's desire and intention to  avoid'war; and the lack of "preparation on the part of Great Britain,  when the emergency arose, may be  appealed to as an indication that the |  government at large did not seriously  contemplate an outbreak of 'hostilities. Mr. Chamberlain's frank reiterations of his own position ln the  matter will be accepted by all who  do not share Mr. Davis' profound ignorance of the actual facts of the  case.  Mr. Davis avers that if we would  personally study the situation as he  did "by three months of enquiry In  the Transvaal" we should Inevitably  share his pro-Boer sympathy. This  averment may be gravely doubted.  Mr. Davis should bear ln mind that  An  Attpmpt  Will  Bu  Made   to  ciliate tbe Creeks.  A Kansas City despatch says:-  A staff correspondent of. the Stnr  sent, into tbe Crt.ek country to investigate the trouhla among the  indians. wires tod:'.;? c������ follows from  Mus-.lcogee, I. T.:  That tho situation regarding the  Indian uprising his b.'en 3omewhat  exaggerated by certain corrpspondents  I hero can be no doubt. It is true the  Indiana are restless, hut so far as  ilolencR Is concerned, tbnre has been  uoup as yet. However, thn Snake  bund is wall organize.!, and if.whisky  sboulrt get among them, or some deputy become indiscreet, ther* might  bo aomi>. troubl-j. P.v-t a general uprising at the present timo is out of  the question. Thi; preiuinco of the  United States troops ut Henrietta .is  bound , to have a good effect, as It  -will-c6nvincp.--theilndiuns._who^have_  taken Crazy Snake's word as gospel  that thn president of thn United  States has not glvon hlin the authority to make Creek laws, as he has  been claiming.  Crazy Snake sjys that whou he was  last ln Washington he    called    upon  William   A.   Jones,   corninlslloner    of  Indian affairs, and prayed to him for  relief  from the  unlust  terras of  the  Carlis act.      Hu suya thut Mr. Jones  told him to return homii and'that the  Creeks   might  make  tbelr  own  laws  nereatter.     Snake insists that he has  signed statements from JoneB to prove  hi3 iiBsnrtion..    However, no one who  lias seen these letters  can  bo found.  Politics,   lt  ia  said,   have    entered  somewhat  Into   the  exaggerated    reports sent out from this section. The  present   United   Status   marshal,   Lee  E. Bennett, has a bidder fo** his office  and his enemies, It Is said, have been  given color to the sensational reports  and    saying    that    another    marshal  would    have made wholesale    arrests  from the start and thereby put n stop  to even the suspicion of an uprising.  The fact of the matter is that under  recently adopted    regulations  hy  tho  department nt   WasniiiEton    Bennett  has   heen  powerless   to  not    without  permission from thc federal    ollicials  there.     This    permission came    only  last night.      Bennett- is   busy  today  geting  provisions  and     supplies    together  preparatory  to    starting    tomorrow  with  about   20    deputies   to  join tho soldiers at Henrietta.  Bennett says his mission is to fight  if necessary, but principally to convince tho Indians that Snake has no  authority from the federal government to mako laws, and that Snake  and his followers are violating the  laws of the United States when they  attempt to enforce the old laws of the  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY-  eed   and Sale Stable of tbe Lardeau and Trout Lake  BpiF  SSlI  Siddle ,'i.nd   Pack  Horses Always  for Hire.  Fieisrhtine and  Teaming a  Specialty. '  Daily StaRC leaves Thomson's Landing every morniDg at      d clock  for Trout Lake City.   For particulars write ' -*  CRAIG & UILLMAX, Thomson's Landing  . ���������t.  ably  furnished   with  the market, affords.  Liquor? and  Cicars.  bedrooms. Rates  Monthly rate*.  the choicest  Best Wines  Large, light  SI    a    day.  l ien stone. Pram.  CANADIAN    PACIFIC  A*D SiJO LINE.  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPERS  ALL TRA NS.  ON  ROBERT SAWLfciON  Wood Dealer  and Drayman,.  Draying and delivery work a ���������saciAl-  ty. Teams always ready on shortest  nntltH*.       ���������"���������ontraotB  for  Inhhlnff  taken  Creeks  Marsha! Bennett, Indian Agent ,T.  B. Shoenfeldt, and J. W. Sevely, of  the Indian department are in constant consultation. AH agree In saying that they do not anticipate any  serious trouble, but ndd that they  are prepared for any situation that  may arise.   p   Editor: Were there any novel  features connected with that automobile collision?  Reporter: No! 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-H ufceii they can yet a bottle uf                 ��r
i Compound Syrup of White %
fr Pine for 25c a bottle        ��
fr   t
4�� '*���
���f CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO. %
"X REVELSTOKE                          *f
5       Night Bell on Door.       >i
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TATLOEi   &   G-ZEO^OvE!
THE  LEADING   STORE
LATE .TAMES GILL & CO.
Local and   General   News
?\vi>\ ��on of Tii'i-   L'>'.\'i=.   hns
a  hull" inti'ivsL  in   the Trail
Fi-**d T.
.'u-iiuiri'd
Mt-ivs.
R.'.-rnitiiiS f>T Ri'l.'*i P"wi*!l'~ South
AfiUii C>Mi-o;i'-inl:u-y will bo held in
P.e'.-olsii.kf nn Feb. "25.
S Tvii'i*.*- in St. r\*n*i'- chiiri'h ��� ��
Sundny v.-ill lit: a- n.-iuil, Ui*v, tl. A.
Procufiicr iilViciiitiiit;.
Tlu* IlEls.M.u is Rind to soi* .M.iiuii'i'i
J'uul uf llu- Nt-ltic L out nml .'irounil
aitain after his frieze of la grippe.
rheFri'd Roliinsim Lumber Co. l.tiK
art* calliiiK for tenders I'm* lheir cntiu
outpiu of lirifwood. .S.-e lht; .iniiiuiiire
ment in odr.'idvt. columns.
There wab not a sufiieient at t cniln'.ii'e
aLllii'G'iod Rmid> A-- oii-iiiun meei-
illtC ��>n We>li*H��iliiv ev..|iiiiu I" milke il
worth while to hold lhe meeting*
���Ja-% Tavlor is fiii'iuinir a .singing
cl-'.ss lo sliirt oi>. tlie -il'i.li ini-t. All
tlio=e desinm-. of l.-ikini; this nppiu--
tiiniiv   "f    improving    their    iiiiibic-iil
I'diii-iilion should   leave, tliuil na s nl
Field    &    Bews    drnirstoi e     without
delay. |
Ed. Adair and his sister. Mr.-. Mi-
L'uichlin. of Oxbow, sister-in-law nl
"\\". K. .McLa.iclilin. freight ui?i'iit. wlm
has been viMtintr here, left un Tliin-a���
dav morning inr' h'* ea*l- Mr- Adair's
trip will extend t-o Ottawa, cm mining
business.
Thedepiiit nt of education ha.- a
pl.'.ll lie.fiire it- lo enl nge the pie.-ei.l
school accoiiKKl.itinn by i*ni��iii}f Mi.-.-
.Miil.tiii's loom aimllier sKirey .mil
building .'innlhei' two storey win-.' of
the same size. 50x2."). on the other sill-
of the new iuiililmir. Tnis plan wonln
"ive^issood rooms all entered from
the present hallway and staircase.
(J. E. TeinpU', locomotive foroman.
>\-:ts taken suddenly ill on \Veilne=iliiy
���������vfiiincc wilh such severe internal
pain that insinuation was feared.
The cause of the pain w;u-
pronor.ticed to be a strain whicli would
i eci .lire a t-hort period of complete
r-e��t. At present Mr. Temple i> criuisiil-
*;rahly relic'eil from pain but will not
be around tor awhile.
Trustee Graham is circulating "
- petition asking-Hon. .T. D. Preiiiice,
.Minister of Kdncat'nn. to establish a
liiuh school in Revelstoke as soon as
there are twenty pupils ready to enter
one here, The petition points' out that
eleven pupils have already passed the
examination here within the last two
yeiir** and that there is about, lhu same
number likely to pass this year.
A telegram received in town on
Fridav morning announced the death
in Vancouver of Mrs. Fleishman, the
wife of Jacob Fleishman, the well
known jeweller, whose travels bring
hiiu so often to Revelstoke that, lie is
looked ii'jnn almost as a resident. He
is in fact a member of the K. P. lodge
here. His niiiiierou- friends in town
extend to tlieu: their fullest.sympathy
in his hour of bereavement.
Antlv Daiipv. the Feiguson pucker,
,S. F. XV. Gainer and Mrs. Pettipiece
���.-.une up from the Lardeau on Wednesday. They drove on ilie ice of the
Arm "as far a- Whiskey Point and
walked the rest. The trip was quite
an eventful one as tlie team went
through tlie ice more than once. The
L-mleaii was frozen up in the ice about
a mile ti-om Comaplix.
On Thursday. February 14th. St.
Valentine'.-, day, Mrs. Coiusiei-_will
given Violet Tea from 4 to 0 p.in., and
as a great many of the younger people
who arc engaged during the day cannot attend tlie tea. there will bean
������At Home" from 8 to 12. As it will be
under the auspices of the Talent
Society of St.  Peter's  church, a good
���i-ime-is-jissured Adniission-lo-uithui-
���jr both 25 cents.
Owing tothe fact that the Revelstoke
Water, Light & Power Co. discovered
that about 75 per cent, of their instom-
��?rs were letting their taps i-nn all night,
nsing more water hy niviht than by
day and seriously endangering the
chances of obtaining a proper presume
in the event of fire, they decided lo cm
the water off at the main by night,
which precaution was first put in
practice on Wednesday evening. A
man is stationed at the main to turn
the water mi in the event of a tire
alarm.
The services in llie Metho.list church
tomorrow nt 11 and 10.31) o'clock, Sunday school and Bible class ar 1-1.30.
���Strangers in the city and nil other.-
coi-tliallv welcomed. The Sacreiiient of
tbe Lords Supper will Im administered
al lhe close of lhu morning service.
The Nelson Miner thinks that 11. 15.
Beasley will probably resume bis old
pn.-iition as superintendent of the
Xclson and Hiiuud.-iry divisions in
place of dipt. Troup, who is toassnuie
charge of the steamship department
on tbe eoa.-l. It says also that the
roads in llie Kootenays anil Humid*
arv, including the Crow's Nest line are
to'be cut out of tin: Pacilic division
altogether.
Rossland Carnival.
The C. P. 11. have named a rate of
single fare to Rossland ami return for
parties desiious of attending the
Winter Carnival. Tickets will be sold
from this point, on Feh. 12th lo 151 h
inclusive ami will bu good for return
up to Feb. lijlb.
Under the Water. -
dipt. J5"ech,the amphibious wonder,
will give, his marvellous performance
in a tank in the rink tonight and on
Monday niglit. The perl'..i-.nance will
couiinenci! at. 9 o'clock. Skating before
and after.
THE	
CITY EXPRESS
K. W. B. PAGET, Prop.
Prompt ilellvcry ol parcels, baggage, etc., to
any part of llie Cily.
Any Kind of Transferring;
Undertaken
All orders left lit Tt. M. Snivthe's Tobncco
Store, or by Telephone No. ~^&CE will receive
piompt attention.
jQ*p*��scullcnl Mshing and Shooting.
��3Jp-Hofit uiui Cannes for Tourists.
��gr-l-"ir.-,t Chiis in every particular
Rates, $i and $1.50 per day.
Lakeview Hotel
J. CtJII.LJJTTO. Proprietor.
situated on tlie lianks of the Shuswari Lake,
one of llie liirfiuil inul moat beautiful lakes
in ISrilisli Columbia.
SICAHOUS, B.C.
Home Grown
Vegetables  -
Including���
CABBAGE.
TURNIPS.
���POrATOES.
CARROTS.
All orders left, with \V. A. Nettle, or
addressed to the undersigned will
receive prompt attention.
Teiois  C.\sii.
August  Johnson,
P.evelstoke Station.
notice;
ies:
We have just opened up a, large choice stock ol
DiiY GOODS, which is the best and new
stock in the City.
The latest Styles and newest |"patterns that cnn
be purchased. Call and see ua. lt is a pleasure
to show such excellent goods and it will be a
pleasure for you to buy them.
TAYLOR & GEORGE
THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AVE.
THE COMMERCIAL
CENTRE OF THE
LARDEAU
MINING
COUNTRY
I   Jim    m ��� ���
OF DR. MACKENZIE'S
ENGLISH
COUGH
BALSAM
will give instant relief,  and  a
lioltle will usually cure two or
three Inul colds.
We  know   all alionl    the   ingredients of tliis remedy; that's
the   reason   we   guarantee   its   S
purity and effectiveness.���25c
RED CROSS DRUGSTORE
HATS
HATS $
HATS
Trimmed and Untrimmed
The best assortment ol Trimmed
anil UlUrimnied Hats In the
City. Call ami inspect before
pureluihin^.
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11 Misses Sheoard &.Beil W
McKenzie Avcmio      O.TJ3
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% We Repair  %
WATCHES   .. ��
CLOCKS,      ���
and all kinds ol Jewellery
+
fr
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fr     Jt the   work  is  not satisfactory we >f��
fr  refund your money. 'i-
* WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK *
'}* unit bland by our guarantee. 3*
fr fr
* We also carry a (rood line of Watches ��
fr mid .luwellcry, wliich we dispose of at T
fr   moderate prices. Jj
I KM. ALLUMj
*. The Leading fr
fr Watchmaker and Jeweler. fr
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v-y.
Dainty Timepiece
The limit, delicate cliitln is tho correct adjunct for a
Dainty Time l'iccc, and is usetil in so many other
ways you can't afford to be without one,
We offer spccfal bargains in these fashionable chains
cither with or without the watch.
GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller
.xtmm. ....MuiikoKzic Avenue.
Business Lots from $150 Up
Residence Lots $?5 and $100
SOLE
AGENT .1
ltEVKLSTOKK
B. C.
m PARISIAN
m COLD CREAM
M      Prepared by Field <& Bews
Is beyond tloubt an excelcnt
apvtication fur dry lips, cold
sure.-,, chapped ha'uds, etc.
SOFTENS AXI) MKAUTIFIES
THE SKIN.
THE   FRED   ROBINSON    LUMBER   COMPANY,    LIMITED.
On uiui ufter this date mir prices fur Cut Firewood wil    he :is' follows: -
il 00 Per Cord at .Mill
12.00 Per Cord Delivered' . '���
PRICES CUT FOR'CASH. .       "
FRED ROBINSON, ��� ���        . -��� Manag-in-r Director.
FIELD & BEWS,
])r-ugi>isis niu) 5 LiLiionur-.,
Xight Hell. Jlroivn JSlock.
a.
I.ariie and Woll Lighted
Sample '<oo^is	
Honied by licit Air and /Olectric
Uclls unci Light iu everv room
Free Tins Meet's All Trains
* l.'eusonable Hates 	
-^HOTEL   TIOTOEIAj-.
JOHN V. PERKS, Pr.orniiiTou.-
Niglit  Grill j'o-)"i I-JL (".iinection for thc flonvcuicnco of c",ucsts
Hourly Street Car
1'et\vcei> Hotel and Station   ���
KEEWATIN
FLOUR	
^-jjbb,���For Sale
A Ciirloiul just- opened up nt
A. N. SMITH'S'
BAKRU AN'D
CONFECTIONER.
Bread "-Delivered.--Daily
[ri@^@l]st��k��9- logo
TUESDAV
'10 SATURDAY
Consumers are hereby eniitioni'd
siiJii'msL tlu* pr.-U'Mre ol leitvinjr their
taps on .-ind iillnwin?; water to run to
waste to prevent ('.-"eyLxnit.
Tlie Coinp.iny will take   pinrfeding-
niriiiiist.   ;my    parlies    continuing    llii
practice ufter t his notice.
Bv Order,
II. Floyd,
Secrelsirv.
SOUTH   AFRICAN   C \NADIAN
CONTINGENT.
VVinLer  Carnival
and Curling
Bonspeil
^���<t^-a-^-s^'XJi<s-��-t-e^--^Lt-B^^-t^-e-tr4r^r4
FEB. 12 to 16th
THE PROGRAMME INCLUDES
EIGHT CURLTNG CONTESTS
Under the Auspices of the Kootenay
Curling Association.
HOCKEY TO U UN A.MENT
For Senior,   Junior   and   Ladies
pion^'iip*, of Briii.-'h Colunibia.
SXOWSFIOE RACES!   SKI RACE.***:
SKATING  RACHS!
For rrovineial Charapion*-hIpf,  and   for
-   .     -M.-n and Itnv-.. .. ��� -     -^ -   ��� . .
When yon come to see ns,
its ii casii of ''well met" for-
both, because we enjoy making (ine doilies, yon enjoy
Wfiiring tlieni nnd know tlint
we know how to produce what
you like. Our new goods is
glorious   Kttiil'.   and   we   have
:TO<P$��^&
��GOODS
Great
Reduction
M. K. LAWSON'S
Mackenzie'Ave.  	
All members of the Hr!ti��h (-otumbiii  Volunteer rorr-ns reeeiitlv returne.i irom Alrii-a who
wouM   like  to  join   in   fnrmiiifr a   KiinnJ   oil
Honor ai the opening of the  I'roviii'-ial  f.eul- I
laiure on 2lst instant, are tnvlte.l to c-nmmuni-1
eatealoneeuitli the Provincial soereiary.
'.'i���lw
&,:
Has been a success in the past, st 11 greater reductions^
vcvv/ill be made in the future. kf
<i^j i .���"
Jt-' ?*��>
s5     ^Ye will   olFer   this  week a  line of  82   Flannc-ette^
^.Blouses at ��1.25.     Tliese Blouses are  lined   throughout^
foand are 2oin<r at less than cost.   Come early and get first?^?
,'te'dioice.
Wi-
m
CUTTER AND DOG RACKS.
COASTING CONTESTS.
C A RNIV A L .MA SQU ER A DE
��^��*^>^>>��ft^��>^#*^R��**'^*'A��'jP'.fi
$3,000 in trophies & prizes %
Rates of n, single fare for ;lic* round trlf> fin
all rtiilwKv.x,
For   f��rfhf*r   jtartioulars  koc    pnii<;,-s   unci
prokjrimine<*or Hildrc^s.
H. W, C. JACKSON,
Secretary Carnival Coinrnitt.-e, KoH-iinii'l I:
K^-ittF ^r-'Z'.-'lirr'fy.'i:   *<?'2~   a
i '���*&
1 f3
Corporation of   thc Cit7 of   Rcvelitoke
COURT OF REVISION.
r,'ott<'o li hereby Afvi'ii that n 1,'onr: nf
Rcvli'.on for the I 'ity of Iltvel��tokc uili 1.^
lielil ai the oltic-c ol llie citv Oti.rk, lc<*vrl<tnk>*.
tt. (',., on the '_m.li rlny of'.Mn-i-h, IWl, nc.lif
hour of 10 o'clock In the forenoon, for Hit;
rmrpo-pu of hearing complaint*, again : tin*
ii-"-i*.-��.ini-nl ni niacin ror the year tool hv ihf
l��s��i*-or. and for r.-vtsintr and i-orrec-iin^ th...
as^c-isiiient roll for that year.
C. E. Sinn'.
f. M   C.
Dated thiiSth clay or February, 1001.
ffb 11, 2 t
The Carnes Creek Consolidated
Gold Mines Limited.
fu butter than riches	
We have the name of makiiiK
; the only SiylUli Snith In Town
'    ���for- il'urability   unci   quality
tliey also excel".
,.,.;.. _. TRY ONE
R..S. WILSON
Next the IvlcCarty Block.
Red Rofo Deirree meets second aiul fourth
Fridays of eiic-h  month; ^Yhitc Hose ln'(rre*f
meets lirst Friday of eaeh month,iu Oddfellows'
Hall.   Vibitinir brethren xvcleorne.
WM. WATSON, HY. EDWAIIDf.
I'resident. Sceretary.
Court   Mt.  Beijbie
I. O. F., No. 3461.
Mci'lR ill tho Odclftl-
. lows' Hall.on tho��.cp<m'l
nml.fourth ,Mo:iday�� of-
c'tic-li inoulh. \ ihiilur
brellireii invited to af
tend.
I^fvi JjoT-
%������"-���������<&>    .-;
-*.Ji!.'
\"--:������'��� ""-if.
J. K.IUNl.r.tl. K.I). J.C.-JOII.VSTON,
Chief Riuinnr. Hen.-"��_���'���
Gold Range Lodfje K. of P.,
No. 26,  Revelstoke,  B.C.
Mods i.'Vfi'V-Wi'diK'silnv in
OiMfi'llciws'llnllrit Sn'rlock
V.isitinir Kiii^lit.s invili-.il.
Ct -JJumnn'RK. O. O.    ::::*.    ;���
:    : l'1"  \V. iMaukixhot. K. of ll.fi S.
UOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 165S.
-,   s ai'ciilar meeti'mis are held  in  tlie
��ffll Oclillellow's Hall on  the Third  l-'ii-
Vi&a, "".*���" "I eaeh month, nt 8 i,.ui. .shar|>.
xXi&a" VIkIiIiib lircthreii i-onliallv invited
Wt'loo THOS. STKKI), W.M.
yVLXOf W. li. lilKNJjy. Kcu.-See.
H.Q.PAR50N
WH0LE5ALE
|Our Dress Goods DepartmentH
3I1 stooked with Blnck C
at 25 percent, discount
Kwilsweli stooked with Blnck Goods which  we are selling $$
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As Aliss Austin still retains her position
at Store, wc are enabled to turn out any
costume on very short notice.
A. B. PHILP   &   GO.
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notice   rs   jikiikuy   civkn    tlmt   the
Annnfll (Ifjnerftl Moctint; ��f KlmrchoWierM of
thenht>vu nnniod Company will he lii'M ur, the
Company's ollice at. Rcvol.srok*', Urlti-'h CoIihti-
liiiLiin tli�� Htli flay r>f Mur 1��, 1*.<uJ. nt Iuo
o'flork in tho iLi'tnrnoon, for th��j ptirpose of
ulcctinir nlficorH for Uie ensuing yf'7?r and for
nil ottifr purpo-cs relating to the maiia^oincnt
of the Compnny.
The TrnnWcr" ilonk nf the Company will he
closed flurlriKlhe fourteen days ijninetlmtcly
prcectliny thc meeting,
. T. r. j;rk\vkti;k,
Feb.   Iwl.'I. aeeroliiry.
Tenders  for Firewood
Tcntlcrs will he received hv ihe ninler-signcd
Company tip id February IJirh. for hand.hip;
Llieir entire (titrput of firewood for the s'cnrion.
CtHitiaetors lo quote piiev pvr ctird at Haw
mill
TUL XTlJIDKOiJTXSON M'MMHR CO.. (Md.)
IIuvtliloK': TUUi'.di. li. C,
SOLE AGENT
From Sth Jau. to the 25th|
Jan., 1901. a reduction will be J?
offered on all lots in Smelter it
To-wnsite prior to the closing*<��
of annual books on 1st Feb.       i
fntending   purchases .should   take advantage   of <fj^
this offer before die new   pric.   lists   lor   1901-2 are   ^
in force. - W
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B
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Liquor
A. H. HOLDICH
ANALYTICAL-CHEMIST
AND ASSAYER.
Koval School of Mines, London. -.Sfivcn yenm*
at "Men-la   Works,   Swansea.     17 .vcars  Chief
Chemist   to Winan  Conl anil  Iron Co.,   Kng. '
Late chemist ancl Assayer, Hall .Mines, Ltil.
Claims examined ana reporter! upon.
Revelstoke, B.C. .
H.  EDWARDS
TAXIDERMIST.
DKER HEADS,  BIl'.DS, Etc.. 5I0UXTKH,
,.   Furs Cli'imcd and l!epnircd.
LO.VERINO'S.OI.D. STAND    .:     Soronrl.Slrvet
GIVE YOU TEETH  ATTENTION
When ihey rirsL..iiai.*.l it, liefore "Mitjr
j*ive you pain, thcrehy avoiding neerl-
less suffermpr ami ashsiirini; more satisfactory and jiermaneiit work, anrl at le"��
cost, than it left until thc hitter MHffes
of decay.
Dentist,
Tavlor Block.
REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Jas. I Woodrow
���RUTCHER
Oft,
t@ii
= K. H. MAYNE,-*-
Notary Public and Insurance Agent.
HuLiiil'Dcali'i* in���
Beef, Pork,
Mutton, Etc.
Fish and Game in Season....
All order* promptly Sited.
Corner Donclns     RPYPT'-K^OKF   V, @
nml KIiibStreets    ivJ-* l U.OiUCi., E.U-
R. H.
Will nersonallv vKit  the   Hevelstoke Studio,
' Smith lllock,
EDWARD A. K AG GEN,
AIlNlN-Q Exgixkek, ���
Member American Institute Mining Engint-er*
<-     Member Canadian Mining Institute.
HEVELSTOKE. 11. C.
Examination of nnd reports on Mineral  prop*,
crties a specialty.
<4VV*����d*4VVV*^*��*4W��W^*��tt*4*��<��W<��Vfl
PATRONIZE
HOME INDUSTRY
AND SMOKE.A7
.Our Special  \\
and Union
Gi^ars
UNION  LABOR
REVELSTOKE CIGAR' M'F'G.
COMPANY,
V��   Itevelsloke Station.
-     FIRST CLASS
STOVE GOAL
SEASONED
Feb 4th to 16th,
R, H, TRUEMAN  &  CO.
OORDWOOD
��� ������Call   on   paS. C HUTCHISON >.iu*J
j-^l; prices.
  ��� 5_ti4
Agent Imperial Oil Co. Limited,,
Heavy Draying a Specialty,
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