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Revelstoke Herald 1901-03-09

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 >7,  U'ViU l  - *f  s  ���������yJ-n  ���������:--.^k  -ISSTJEID   T-Vv-ICE-A.-nW_Ei_E]3C ���������"WDBID2srDBSIDJAi.-5_rS   ^l3ST_D  S-A.TTTIR/.D.A.YS--  i  ^9  Vol    V. No. SO.  REVELSTOKE,   B.C.   SATURDAY.   MARCH 9, 1901.  $2 OO a Year in Advance.  '  \  ;  C. B. HUME  &C0.  CHEAP  SHOES..  ������-|r4.j.^.4~t'-l'*l**t'4*l"l*l"t"l"t"t"t*ll"l"l"l"t  You will never  have  such,  another chance to buy  Cheap.Shoes -  On y One More  Week to Buy  Shoes at Cost.;  *VW'r'H4+'H-rW-W-!-H-H'f'l'-H--i'  JfjiZir?"'  rCtNi)ERELIiA;  - - *     ' -. '  Many occasions'. demand  many Shoes, and though'  a girLmay be a Modern  Cinderella she cannot always be shod in Slippers  There's the   HOCKEY SHOE  RAINY DAY.    '  RUBBER HEELED,  '-������������������- LACE nr BUTTON,  "    - HHESS SHOE.  "PATENTLEATHER  EVENING Slipper  WE JEL4VE.tHEM ALL.  THE BIG MINING DEAL THE MEN   OF  STRATHCONA'S  OUR  GROCERY  TRADE  pjtffi^jr-j^^i^jfjm^j^jK^jp^jt^jtr^jr^r^j^^  Is steadily increasing !  QUALITY!    .  PRICE !  GOOD SERVICE !  Are th   counters.  This Will Be North Kootenay's  Banner Year.  THE BIG BEND AND  LARDEAU  A -DELICIOUS  BEVERAGE  Thnt delights ulike'the Stomach,  Brain und Palate, is inude from  our ���������    ���������   /  GOOD COFFEES,  -TEAS, anil.  RICH COCOAS.     ,  We handlenone'-but the best and  we believe you ��������� prepare, none hut  thpliest, und so we arc sure our  X Groceries, inc.liidi.if_; our Chocolates. Coffees nud Teas, must  suit you. .    ���������* .  The Work Laid Out for the Double  Eagle Company's Property���������A Good  Report from the Standard Mine���������A  Bonanza Gold Proposition on Keystone Mountain, Big: Bend.  During the past few days as is well  known the hoard of directors of the  Double Eagle Mining & Development  Co. have lieen in session here' milking  arrangements for tho development of  their various properties in North  Kootenay. These properties include  groups and claims fi0111 the Big Bend  country to the LardeuiPiind comprise  the Nolile Three group of five claims  on Lafoime creek, the Trilby group on  Snhle creek, the Moscow and  claims on Pool creek, the Silver Bow,  Butte and Black Diamond on Lexington creek and the well known Maybe  mine adjoining the famous Nettie L  near Ferguson. The company, which  has solid London capital at its hack, is  thus interested ill over the district of  North Kcioteimy. The work laid out  fur the coming season will be done on  the Maybe and Moscow properties, cm  both of "which ii large .amount of money  will be spent in development'utider the  capable direction of Manager Pool of  the Nettie L, who is also managing  director of the Double Eagle Co. Witli  regard to the Lafonne creek properties it has been decided to get thetn  crown granted at once but v further  development will he deferred until  such methods of transportation ancl  communication are available as will  render coin unions work feasible The  completion of the deal by which the  company acquired its various properties marks a step forwaid iu the  development of North Kootenay.  .  .1 .*'  C. B.Hume & Co,  Carbonate Chief.  Among the numerous Big Bend  properties uf which lilt le is heard at.  present, hut which wilh pioper. means  of toium indention will very rapidly  come to the front ii- the Carbonate  Chief, a gold proposition, situated on  Keystone mountain, aliout. three nr  tour miles back froni thc river as* the  crow flies. The proprietors, C ,T.  Rumens.. H. P.' Smith and. W.- H.  j\y_Ui"Ox_^lidtcoiisidHi^ibl������_.wc>i*k; on" .this  *picinVJjy.iii'.thV* winter'of '08 aiul' ran  a tunnel over,ISO feet and over GO feet  altogether of a" crosscut from t he '.end  of and at"1 right n'ngleS. lo the tunnel.  The ore is believed by thc; owners to  be a gold sulphide arid is so soft that it  has tube worked by picked and shovel.  Theie is ������n immense body of it n������ the  whole of the 130 odd teet of the tunnel  and crosscut is in this ore and the w all  has not yet been struck. The ore  goes from $3 00 a ton in gold as it  comes out of the. mine to $8.00 when  concentrated, which an expi vt repori ed  could be done foi* 20 cents a ton. Tie  values are veiy uniform throughout  the whole working1-. When concen-  dated it could be treated, it is believed, by either the chlorination or  cyanide process on the spot. The  Herald expects to hear of the Carbonate Chief hefoie long.  Lieutenant Pooley Writes of the High  Standard of Their Work.���������British  Columbia Contingent Well Upheld  Honor of the Province.  Nineteenth Battery, R, F. A.. Newcastle, Natal. Jan. 23.���������As Strathcona's  Horse are about to leave, or have left,  for home, and, contrary to my expectations, I will be out here till the end  of the war. imd am consequently  unable to return with them, 1 feel  that; as the ollicer iu charge of those  splendid men, who more than a year  ago, left, principally Victoria, Vancouver and Revelstoke (the men of No.  4 troop, C. squadron) for service in  South Africa, it is my duty to let  those who sent them forth as worthy  representatives of those I owns, know  that they have performed their duties  in a manner that they should all feel  proud of. Splendid men they are, for  men that have gone through the hardships and performed theirduties in the  way that they have are splendid men.  They have., in, every way upheld the  name and honor of British Columbia  and Canada, and. continued while in  South Africa, to maintain that glorious  standard, which they found on arrival  here to have set by their brothers-  in-arms, the Canadians at Paardeberg.  I cannot speak too highly of these  men, individual and collectively: when  I say that to my knowledge only two  of these, about 42 men. have, while in  Strathcona's-Horse,-been brought up  on a cliaige before their 'commanding  officer, military men at -least will  undeibtand what this really means,  and iv hilt a high recmd it is for men.  who with one or two exceptions, have  never scen.iiiilitaiy service before. All  ordeisand duties weie always carried  out cheerfully, keenly and in a  thorough manner, and the best of  comradeship existed thronghout. If  any recommendation I can.give them  might l>e of use in after life to help  them, I give it willingly, and honeslly  feel that never did men before deserve  a stronger recommendation than they  do for the way they have, one and all,"  performed their duties.      I .fully   up-  Standard.  No. 3 tunnel on the Standaul is now  in 8(H feet. -The tunnel cuts the lead  at a flat angle in order to gain depth  and i.s running throuurh a large dyke of  vein matter heavily Uupiegrated with  copper and iron ote but has not yet  cut the main chute.  to  Pte. E. V. Cancellor; tiaiisferred  gun detachment,  Pte. G. Elliot. ,  Pte. G. Eyre.  Pte.C.S. Fall; transferred to staff  aa orderly to C. O.  Pte. H. Q. W. Fraser.  Pte. W. D. Fraser.  Pte. J. Fuller.  Pte. H. Hicks.  Pte. C. B. Harris.  Pte. C. C. Harris.  Pte.F. Kef.*   -14**  Pte. G. W. Ledingham.  Pte. L. B. Lefroy.  Pte. 3. H. Mallule,  Pte. It. J. McCullongh.  Pte. W. H. Nowry.  Pte, J. Pettigrew.  Pte. H. T. Parhain.  Pte. C. Kennie.  Pte. T. V. N. Spencer.  Pte. J. C. Skene.  Pie. A. Swinburne.  Pte. W. C. Winkel.  Pie. S. S. Walker,  Pte. F. F. Warren; unfortunately  invalided at Capetown, and afterwards  put in charge of the storus at base.  Pte. T..T. M, distance,    .  '.  Pte, A. Press. ,-��������� ���������  Pte. B. Vernon.  Pte. C. Grey; came out in draft about  beginning of August.  Pte. R. B. Heron; came out in draft  about beginning of August,  Pte. H. L. Robinson; came out in  draft about beginning of August.  Pte.. D.. M.- Stewart, came out in  draft about beginning of August.  A concert'in-aid of the sufferers  from the colliery explosion at Cumberland is .being got up for the lSth.^ C.  E. Shaw has the arrangements in hand  and has engaged the,services of a  number, of our most popular, musical  amateurs so that a fii so class entertainment may be anticipated, v   ,,,   ~  ��������� =���������Public-School. Report.���������^_���������.s_  The following is  the  school   report  for thu month of Februai y:  division 1.  Class V.���������1, Bessie Lawson; 2,  Flora  Pabiiei: 3. Jos^ Hooley.  Class IV, A.-1, Pearl Robinson; 2,  Hilda Hobbs; 3. Clifford Corson.  Class   IV,   B.���������I.   Grace   Spines; 2,  Fred. Uiqubarl; 3, Jos, Howson.  A. Sullivan.  , division II.  Class  IV,   jr.-1,   Nellie Daniels; 2,  Winnie McCrury; 3, Earl Pettipiece,  Class    III.���������1.    Arthur   Bunnet; 2,  Grace Gordon; S.^Josie Ainslie.  Class 'III,- jr.���������1,   Maggie Calder; 2,  Eleanor Bell; 3, Nellie Bain.  v A.'Smith  division III.  Class   II, .sr.���������1, Violet Robinson; 2.  Eldage Morgan; 3. Robert McCrury.  Class II, jr.���������I. Allie Bain;-2. Olive  Bell; Tom Wilkinson.  Clas.s" I,"���������l.'*;George   Hay;" 2, Lucy  McCarty; 3, Cliff ord.Urqiihiii't.  G. R. Millard.  DIVISION .IV.  Class    I.���������1,    Ethel    Blackberg;   2,  Alul.el.Hiiy; 3, Eilna'Bruce.  '   Class II. sr.���������1." Emma   Morgan';  2,  Doris Bennett; 3, Kathleen   Anderson.  Class II, jr.���������1. Eva. Doyle;  2.   Kenneth Wilkinson;3,-Sandy McRae.  ���������  A. Edgar. -  "    . DIVISION V.  Class 3.���������1, Frank Tapping; 2. Esther  Floyd; 3. Duncan Kennedy.  Class 2.���������1, Merle Calder;. 2, Charlie  McRae; 3. Mary Manning.  Class   1.��������� 1,   Leffie   Baker; 2, Harry  Floyd; 3, James Lawrence." . '  S. V. Robinson,  division vi. .  'Class 1.���������I. Alfred Tapping; 2, Laura  Johnson; 3, Marguerite Brown.  Class   2 1,   Frank    Prasisloske;   2,  Fred. Goddard;3, Dalton Sweeny.  M. FKA6ER.  The Imperial Limited,  The Imperial Limited service is to  go into effect on u date to" be selected  about the middle-of June. The company purpose making some changes  which will result iu cutting down ihe  time between Monti eai and Vancover  by some hours. The C. P. R. is figuring  on an unusually large amount of  transcontinental, business, among tbe  fixtures being several parties uf English touristh who are expected to take  in the Kootenays. The C.P.R. houseboats on the Kootenay and Slocan  lakes are to be widely advertised - and  are expected to be in almost constant  use,  predate the honor and -luck I had,  thoiihh the youngest.officer'in the regiment,, in being- in ch.-.ige of s.ich  soldier's, and one.felt that it, was possible, to , go through almost anything  with such fine, British Culiimbiai'S  behind you. I should like to '.ike this  opportunity of publicly thanking them  lor the way they at all* limes .so_.*well.  and cheerfully out' orders -and  to assure them that it was due,to this  and the excellent . work ���������of.-.the non-.  commissioned oflic'-ei-s lhat 'the troop  hud the best recoul for discipline in  the regiment. In writing this lettei.  'I'm uo'way'wish to dispirag'e thu  other tioops of the regiment. 7 Far  fiom it, because I honestly believe  that no finer body of men " than  Sli.ithiona Hoise could have been got  together, as I have many, tunes heard  oiir'tommaudirig officer remark (and  who a better judge than he ?.) '"'But 'I  consider, having been put in charge of  a certain body of' men,, and" when I  honestly feel as I now do, lhat I am  justified in giving such a highly  satisfactory repoit as this is, that. I  would be neglecting my duty did I not  do so, and also do my utmost in their  behalf. I have heaid several Imperial  ofificeis speak of Strathcona's Horse in  the most flattering manner, and say,  and tightly, too, "had there been a few  thousand more Canadians out here,  tlie war would have been over before  this." The one regrettable fact of this  war is that there has been far too  much suirendeiing of British troops;  but none of those Bi itish troops were  Canadians, and. this fact especially  causes them to be so highly respected  as they now aie; but in speaking of  that, I am sure that all Canadians, who  "came ootr~of"this-countrv^aftei'-the  Canadian infantry, will not for a moment hesitate iu t> eying in so many  .words, "they are the boys," they are  the ones we have to thank for the way  in which the Canadian troops are now  respected: and glad I shall be when I  can meet some of them to. eougratu  late them. They-set the standard, and  thata high one, and we did our best The Gordon Highlanders, who fought alongside and  amongst the Canadian intantry at  Paardeberg, said, after the.fight, thut  they would sooner' fight alongside a  Canadian than anybody, and.this from  a Thomas Atkins! which I consider in  a matter :.of that kind the highest  compliment.  Strathcona's Horse have marched,  undoubtedly, up to the time tliey left,  further than any other regiment that  has been out here. They have been  continually on the move since June  last, beldom stopping longer than 'iwo  or three clays, and on one occasion, a  week. They have been thiough  Zululand, Natal, Transvaal, north,  south, east and west; Orange River  Colony and Cape Colony, a record  which no other regiment, has. I wish  all members of Strathcona's Horse the  best of luck, and assure my troop that  I am very sorry I am not returning to  Canada'-, in the proud . position of  lieutenant in charge of No. 4 troop, C  squadron'. The following is a roll of  the names of men who are past and  present of the above troop, several  non-commissioned 'officers having been  promoted and transferred to other  troops.  Tours very truly,  Thos, 'E. Pooley  No. 4 troop, "C" squadron. ^  Seer. B. D. Armour; nfterwards'pro-  moted sergeant-major A squadion.  Serg. S. A. Kelly; afterwaids transferred No. 1 Co.  Serg. R. .H. Macdonald; invalided  and remained at base. '  Serg. A.  H,' Cree;   senior sergeant  latterly of troop  Serg, E. F. E. Curl is. ' *  Corp. W. K.  Hmnfrey;  afterwards  promoted sergeant of No. 1 Co.  Corp. B. H. L. St. George.  Corp. T. Hul bert.  Staff-Sergt. R. Fletcher; sergeant  farrier, lately transferred to this  troop.  Staff Sergt, A. Van Stan; saddler  sergeant, lately transferred to thi*  troop.  Pte. F. W. W. Bell; transferred and  piOJuoted, now a sergeant in pom pom  detachment.  Pic, G. A. Bowers.  Pte. H. C. Cliildert.  \    i ������������������'"'"��������� ,   Curling."',   '* _  * ���������*> - '.   "*     ' *     ~L      '.  In the last game of the green curlers'  singles, which was played 'on Thursday evening-Newton 'defeated' W.  Macdonald by 13 to 8 and becomes the  winner of the curling stones put up by    -  ��������� Plain Sewing Wanted.,  Mis. Grimes of Rogers-Pass would  mend,"patch and do all kinds of plain  sewing including children's, plain  clothes at a reasonable renumeiation."  uinr6 3t '     ��������� ���������   '  XV. White K. C. passed through  on  Thursday's train en route for Dawson.  The Revelstoke Delegations.  Mayor Kilpatrick and G, S. McCaiter, the delegates to the provincial  government, to urge the matter of  grants in aid of.building and maintain-  ���������ing the pioposed hospital, left on  Thursday's train. The mayor nalso  carried with him *i petition for the_  establishment of a high school here  signed liy nearly 300 people. With  them went Aid. McCarty and C. F.  Lindmark who with Mr. MeCarter are  a delegation from thu hoard of trade  to urge upon" the government the  necessity ot a bonus to the proposed  steamboat on -the upper river, the  completion of the waggon road lo  Eight Mile without delay, the trail  from Goldstream to the mouth ol  Canoe river and all matters connected  with lhe speedy opening up of the Big  Bend distiict." With the delegation  went II. J. Bourne, whose assistance  in pressing the needs of Revelsloke on  the ministers will be of weight and  value.  Specially Mentioned in Despatches.  Among the South African despatches just published iu thc'London  Gazette is one from Gen.,Buller on the.  Strnthcona. After mentioning-, the  "marked success" with which they had  served since joining the force last June  and the value, which they have been  lo it of which he says "I'can hardly  speak too highly", he speaks of the  valuable services of Col. Steele and  mentions some of the officers and men  as having specially - distinguished  themselves. Finally he appends "a  list of those officers and men, who  dm ing the 12 months' work have  performed special acts of bravery or  have been selected tor and successfully  curried out arduous reconnaisances or  dangerous duties." Among . these  names is that of Corp. R. M. Grogan  of the firm ot Rolt it Grogan. Rossland  and'brother of G. E. Giogau. editor of  the Herald.  _    \ *  Pioneer Navigation on the Columbia.  The first boat put on the river to  make connection between ReveNtcke  and the lower couutry was the Despatch, which was commanded by  Capt. Sanderson and un fiom this  point down river about thirteen yeais  ago'. F. .McCarty acted as her engineer for aliout six weeks and all the  freight she" carried in that period was  two bales' of oie sacks, a-couple of  cases of liquor and few odds and ends.  However, -. there, was more, or less  passenger traffic and _the- venture was  a paying one.   '       ' ,.'-       " .<. i  INVESTMENT ON  SUFFERANCE  Millionaires as Helpless as D.igos  Before the Power of the Big Six.  But through it all (here is one point  that shines out clearly: that is the  helplessness of the individual. Mine  owners in the Slocan who have spent  thousands and himclieds of thousands  iu the development of lheir properties  are as completely at the mercy of one  or another of these great corporations  as the Dago or the Jap on the secl������on  gang.' The experience of the past few  days proves that the laborer and capitalist alike live only by sufferance.  Should tho directors of these great  railway combines so decree they could  shut up this camp as tight as a drum.  Every ton of ore produced is made to  pay its toll and no one escapes the  exactions of the monopoly  And the power .of these kings of  finance is not limited to isolated camps  like the Slocan. Should the six men  who head the famous "community of  interests" aggregation so decree, New  York or San Francisco,. Chicago or  New Orleans could be niiule > to disappear from the map as completely as  Atlantis of the ancients. Theie is no  resisting their power. They have it in  their hands to make, break or set up in  business any indivdnal, company,  combine or community on which they  choose to visit their patronage or displeasure. No city is great enough and  no man is'rich enough to withstand the  disaster that would'follow a disejim-  ination in freight rates. Laws,' anci  interstate commission are deadletteis  in the category of the combines and the  great arteries ot traffic are drained or  glutted as it suits their purpose.���������  Sandon' P.iystreak.  The steamboat, for which a bonus of  ������2500 a,year for three years, is being  asked from the provincial government,  is' to be 100 feet long by 20 beam,  engines 10x5 feet, draught 18 indies  with a capacity of 40 tons. She will  lie ready tor traffic on or about June  1st next-and will make one legnlar  trip up and down on set days at least  once a week to start with, and other  trips whenever tliere is ten tons of  fieight leady. The freight and passenger tariff is to be subniittHcl, io ,the  Lieutenant Governor in council for  approval before coming into effect.    ���������  . A_    -S7 '  Where will you Buy the Materials?  Who Will Make Them?  Before you decide so important a question we .would like you to look over our  ���������     ' - i.      New Goods and have  a chat: about'   ,  ���������.I ��������� i    ���������  wr^THEpW MATERIALS FIRST ***  . We can show you a beautiful display of Fashionable Fabrics. The very  newest correct cloths for Tailor Suits and Outing Costumes of all kinds as well  as,an elaborate variety of swell goods in brand new effects for Dressy, House  or calling costumes. ' , "  You can pick" out the finest of high class qualities or find some stylish substitute  .that will give satisfaction at a surprisingly,small cost.    You can choose a regu-  .   lation shade that is universally used or find some unique stylo here   that  you'  '.-can individual.      ',  We aim to pleaseall tastes as well as all sized purses and are ready to show you  all the  loveliness, of our new goods even though you are not quite ready to  make a decision.'  BOTHA TO SURRENDER-  Lays Down His Arms to Gen.  French Tomorrow  AT  HIS  WIFE'S ENTREATY  BARGAINS!  Steyn   and   Dewet   are   Irreconcileabe  and will Maintain a War of Revenge  ���������Boer Gold Unearthed on the Swari-l  land Frontie**���������The Empire and States  Opposing Ruseian Designs in China.  (Special to tlie Heiuld)  i  *.  *    ,  r.oNDON. March S.���������Kitchenerjwires  that the Boeis failed in their- attack;  upon Lichtenbnrg. The British had 2,'  ofllcers ancl 14 men killed and 20  wounded, The Boer general was  killed.  London*. March 8.���������A. Pretoria dispatch says that Gen. Kitchener met  Gen. Botha at Middleburg .on, Feb. 27i  ancl the question of terms of cessation  of hestilities was discussed. . .  LcutENZO Marguez .March 8.���������Gen.  Kitchener has granted Gen, Botha ;i.  seven days armistice to enable him  to confer wil h the othei- generals.  Cradock. Cape Colony March 8,���������  A foi ce of 300 Boei-s occupied Marais-.  burg, 40 miles north east of here,  yesterday. There were no British  tmops there.. ..-.-.  London, Mardi S.��������� A late special,  fiom Pretoria says that Generals  Kitchener and Botha had a lenghthy  conference on Gun hill this morning.   .  London,    Marchv   0,���������A.  ciisis    is  arising    in far   eastern   ntrHirK which  seems     grayer     than"   the  . original  troubles.    Secret .negotiations are (go-,    *  jng on between lhe United'- States and-  Great Biitain_wilh a view of thwarting-  what both governments.consider  tho.  determined attempt of liussia to plant,  herself   peunanently _ in -the-, richest - .  tracts of the Chinese Empiie.     '  ,  Mis. Botha is credited witn.brir.ging  about the negotiations for peace.'' PShe.  was   deeply   affected: "at  the hopeless -  plight of the Boers and did her utmost-  to induce her husband   to   accept 'the  British.terms.     "  _,   .",     ���������"���������.'���������.,".-  i -��������� v    -' *    -      ' O  Dewet and'Steyn are irreconcileable.',  They have declined any terpis. DewetK'" *  adding.that,on his,part;lh^wa_,- b^canie, ������-  one of revenge -uid'th.iEhe'intended to: "  do'all theaiilschief he could., Botha's,  officer's, if is .helieved, have now been,.",  won rouiul.and.he is likely formally to  submit' to   Kitchener, on ."the 11th of  l  March, when his force'' will   surrender  " -  lo French.' , .     __     '-'���������   c-     ���������.;"'  . Another i eport-says that the negoti-=  ations between Botha. nnd   Kitchener  "  are in abeycuice,  pending    au answer  from the British government.  1 3000 Boers surrended 50 of Driscoll'.-.  ������enuts   on   Uie 2nd   at   a kraal   npc"*-  Donberg. - The-scouts >h*ld for a  day and night before relief came.   The  Boers captured seventeen.  Three fresh cases of plague ate reported at Capetown.^  -British  operations   continue   to   be   "  hampered by heavy rains'._   ���������     *.   ���������       -  The.   British   troops   have   unearth  Boer gold valued   at   ������05,000  cm   the ;*  Swaziland border". -  : . struckjH?"kaiser!  ^ ���������*** **      .     _, *  Workman -7 hrerw a   Piece   of  Iron   at  - -s. Emperor William.  "~!'eioi'vi-  Willian was driving .from   tlie. Hath- ���������  skeller io   the- railway  .station   heie.  yesterday,.a workman named Dietrich  Welland threw a   piece  of'iron   into*  His Majescty's carriage.   -The   Kaiser.  was struck on, the   cheek   below  the,  right eye, . but   he, continued   on   his  journey without inlei ruption...  The assailant :of   the   Emperor,   in ���������  trying to escape", fell under the  horses .  of the esccu t   riding   behind   the   carriage.     The   ���������iiembei's. of   the   escort  handed the man nver lo the police.  .During;an examination ut  the  town  hall.-  the   assailant   of , tlie -Emperor  suffered   from" epileptic lit**.    During _  theintervals between iliese attacks he:  leplied  to several c|iic*stions, -lint did  licit give out any important  informa--  tion.    When the  pockets of the prisoner    were    searched    medicaments  found in his  pockcls showed that hi*  list cl been a sulft-ier lium epilepsy.  The emperor's wound is not danger- ���������  oiis." It is on theiightchcck and is an   '  inch and a half long. ���������  Did you ever notice a gardener pruning his orchard and shrubbery? The way  he lops-off big branches and twigs, you'd'almost think he would ruin the tree or plant.  But come around later in the Spring and see how healthy and beautiful it has become.'  The gardener understood his business. ��������� Same way with this store. Our stocks must  frequently undergo a pruning process. They are all the better for' it when we get  through. Just now we are pruning them for Spring. That's how many of these bargains come to the surface for THIS WEEK, You can buy them with tbe understanding  that we'll give you back your money if goods are not as we say, or if they do not prove  satisfactory.  -������'>%  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  REID & YOUNG.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  1 w*ft*w.***ft**^^  _ There was no  council   meeling  last,  "���������Kin* ���������    , ;,  , ,.  -Its worth a barrel ��������� of 'gold. If you  don!t believe it go and look at Curtia'  window. t) ,-  .���������   .  T. Abriel of Naku<-p mid F. V. lilliot,  J'. 3. Langstuir   and   lid.   Kiiiman   of'  Trout Lake have been visitors to town  this' week. _ t  Miss Major,left tor. Winnipeg   Friday , morning   being    summoned     by'  tefegrain   to the eifeeHhat   her father  was dying in that city.  ' J. Fraser with a ciew of ten men is  fixing up. lhe, mattrassing above the  C. P. R. bridge..where it was washed  'out  dining  the high water last  sum-  !,"e,������������������      ,   , .   .  I The services in the Mi-thodifl clinic h  tomorrow at 11 a. in. 2 30 and 7..W p'.iii.  Morning subject "The Ground of our  Hopes" evening "Jesus Christ lhe tl ue.  Socialist." Strangers coiclially invited.  There was a meeting of the W. C *  T V. held au Mis. Murray Huuie'n ���������  residence on Wednesday, lhe occasion '  being the^ third .inniversaiy of thes-  dealli of l*"r.iii(-<>- Willaid. on whoso  life and work Mrs. .1. Lawsiui read ��������� ao v  inteiesting paper. Mi-. S. J. Thonip- -  son. tlie pie-siclen'li'ieadjt' paper ot_,'thc-.  win k of-.Miss p.������irish" in 2 the;, society.'"  Mrs. Willis was elected'd member."  } ���������*--!. *" Revelstoke   Herald  PBbttsaed In the Interests et  RareUtoke. I_*rdeau, Bis Bend, Trout  t*_ke, IUlciltowMt, Albert Caxyao,  Jordan     Foss     and     Baffle  Pass Districts.  --1.   JOHNSON. PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ts the Interests of Revelstoke and  tfea surrounding districts,--.Xuea-  4������y������ and Fridays, making closest  eonn*ctlons with all trains.  Advertising Ratas: Display ade.,  H-60 per Inch, single eolumn, S2.00 per  Inch when lnsertea on title page,  icegal ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpa-  twl) 4me for flrst insertion; 5 cents  tor each additional insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth, Marriage and Death notices,  fite.  Subscription Rates: By mail or  jarrter, J2.00 per annum; ?1.25 for six  months, strictly ln advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  Job Department is one of the best  t-qulpped printing offlces ln West  Kootenay, and Is prepared to execute  all kinds of printing in flrst-class  otyle 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 in every locality surrounding Revelstoke. In all  cases the bona fide name ot the  writer must accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE  HERALD.  Notice to Correspondents.  1. All correspondence must be legibly written on one side ef .the paper  only. *   ,  2. Correspondence contalnlng-^.per-  sooal matter must be signed with fhe  proper name of the writer.  3. Correspondence with reference  to anything that has appeared in  another paper must flrst be offered for  publication to that paper before It  ean appear In THE HERALD.  The. Kansas courts have let Mrs.  Nation' off for saloon smashing on  fhe ground. that she was abating a  nuisance. Now that a precedent has  been established some angry- saloon  keeper may takeit jnto his head to  abate her.  Nation In the gentle :art of swaying  other people's destinies with a little  hatchet.  DRIVEN TO TAKE HER OWN LIFE  .Last  July   four  eggs   were   left  in  the  doorway of Signora Angela  Par-  izza,    of  Newark,   N.. J.,    and   have  since been   the  henfmitful  source  of  woes and litigation.   The signora was  not  sued   for  the  value  of  the  eggs,  which is said  to have been a minus  amount.    The eggs in fact were said  to be too bad to be beaten.    Sigiiora  Parizza  not only accused  her neighbor   Signora   Dirolla   of   putting    tho  eggs in the doorway, but ernphiHized  her opinion by putting that iady out  of business in one round.    An r.etion  for ?500D damages followed ancl    the  jury   after   being   locked   un  for  two  o  clays   aud   a   night     were   discharged  without finding a verdict. A New  York paper naively remarks that tin-  crime is still unpunished. If 'the imprisonment of twelve presumably innocent men for two days and a night  is not sufficient punishment, the eggs  must have smelt worse than a Prince  Edward   Island  election  trial.  The Dominion ministry had a pretty  close call on the first party vote of  the session. Dr. Sproule had moved  a resolution in favor of a bounty on  the production of sugar beets. .Mr.  Fielding moved the adjournment of  the debate which motion carried by  __only_nine_of_a_majorit>'-_-_JIhei_vote.  stood, government 59, opposition 50.  Tt is asserted that this remarkable  srnallness of the Liberal majority is  due to the Quebec followers who are  out with the government because  they will not introduce a measure to  increase the sessional indemnity. It  does look as If the government were  already suffering from factional disturbances, the inevitable outcome of  a very big majority.  A hatchet seems to be always ready  to the hand of any American, man  or woman, who wishes to break into  history, says the Toronto Telegram.  For over a century G. Washington  ranked as the monopolist of every  chance to chop down a few cords of  fame with his little hatchet. The  hatchet exercise seems to be a game  which two can play at. It was left  to Mrs. Carrie Nation to prove that  the late Mr. Washington was not to  figure as the one lonely and exclusive  hatchet artist in all the bright red  pages of American history. If George  Washington can make history in a  small way by chopping down one  poor runt of a cherry tree, Carrie  Nation can make history In a large  way by chopping up a few full sized  bar-rooms. Carrie Nation and George  Washington are indeed sister and  brother in the hatchet game. It is  not known exactly whether M;s.  Nation ever told a lie, but Geoi-gs  Washington could  never rivai Carrlo  A  Poor    Woman    Deserted    by  Her  Lover  Commits  Suicide in  Despair  ���������A Drama in Real Life.  Forsaken by the man ahe loved,  and for whom, it is said, she laKt her  Tiusband and several small children,  Mrs. Henrietta Senecal drunk a  quantity of carbolic acid shortly, after  3 o'clock yesterday- afternoon in a  room Sl'Bleury street, dying in  the'" General hospital an hour later.  Says the Montreal Gazette. No statement could be obtained from the  woman as to whether ehe fatal  draught was self-administered or  otherwise, but from Samuel St. Onge.  claiming to be a resident of British  Columbia, who was in the room whero  the prologue to the tragedy was enacted, the police gathered facte which  point to deliberat suicide, the woman  drinking thc fiery stuff before ho  could prevent it. St. Onge was detained by thc police at the Instance  of Coroner McMahon, who haa ordered an inquest to be held this morning, when further investigation will  be made.  All the elements for a flrst-class  drama are contained In tho story  leading up to the tragedy. According  to the statement made to the police.  St. Onge and the dead woman lived  together in a boarding house on St  Antolne street, until a few days ago,  when the man suddenly packed up his  belongings aud left, telling the woman that because of the existing  Tegal barrier he could not marry; her.  Fie claims to havo also given ner  some money. ,.  St. Onge called about 4 o'cock  Thursday afternoon at the home of  Mrs. Irwin, 81 Bleury Btreet, and' arranged for a room and board for  himself. Shortly after he had left  the house, a woman, who was subsequently recognized- as Mrs. Senecal.  arrived, and asked Mrs. Irwin for a  room. Being unable to accommodate  her at the time the woman was requested to call again, which ahc'Tdid  yesterday morning about ���������' 10 o'clock,  saying that St. Onge --was her husband  and that she would remain in his  room until he returned.  "The woman appeared to.-^"be.,In  trouble," Mrs. Irwin said:.."''"She waa  crying. We took herein under the  impression that she was Mr. St. Onge's  wife, and did all we could to make  her comfortable:" - We went to see  her several Ji'mes during the day, and  invited ^her' to have tea, but she complained jof being too III, though she  had not taken any food since the day  before.' The woman was .unable to  speak ,:in English, and at the reauest  of one of the -young men in '. the  house she wrote a note:-'in French,  saying: "If Mr. St. Onge come6 in.  do not toll him ������ am here."  "St. Onge returned to the house  about 3 o'clock in . the afternoon,  going direct to his room. There waa  nothing out of the ordinary in the  meeting of the man and woman,  those who were on the upper floor  say, and they conversed in French for  a fewr moments, the woman afterwards appealing to St. Onge not to  send her away.. There was some  loud talking ancl sounds like a woman crying," Mrs. Irwin said, "and in  a minute later till was quiet. St  Onge came downstairs shortly afterwards, and in passing my sister said:  "Why did you let her in?' with that,  rushing into the street.  "When I went to the room, in response to my sister's call, I at once  detected the fumes of the acid, and  sent for an ambulance, before the arrival or which Dr. Johnston gavo  medical assistance. I asked the  woman several times whether she. or  any one else had given her the acid,  but she was so badly burned in the  mouth and throat that she could uot  speak. Mr. St. Onge told mc wheti  he returned that the woman was not  his wife."  Lieutenant Cotirtols, of N'o. 5 station, was notified of the ense about  3:30 o'clock, and detailed Officers Roland Mngenu to make an Investigation.  The men came just about thc time the  ambulance had started for the hospital, and from Mrs. Irwin learned the  facts in substance as already related.  Coroner McMahon was also notified,  and after hearing the circumstances,  ordered St. Onge detained as a witness. The man was taken to No. 5  station, where he made a statement  to the police, and in the evening was  sent to the central station. "St.  Onge," Lieutenant Courtois said last  night, "told trie he left the woman  because he could  not marry her."  The cmiple^_tlie_police__sa������._forniQEly.  "lived ih a boarding house on,St. Antolne street, previous to which, according to what Mrs. Seuecal told  Mrs. Irwin, she and St. Onge had  travelled extensively. St. Onge is  said to be prominent in commercial  circles, aad has a large account with  the Bank of Montreal.  a time' of excitement here. Four  ladrones came into the town and as-  sasinated a'native who was friendly  to the Filipinos but who was suspected of having given information to  the soldiers. The.soldiers were in  time to catch one of the robbers and  he confessed. A few days later they  eaught the other three, and a public  hanging is expected within a few  days.  "About 12 o'clock the same night  the insurgents went into Cabatuna, a  town about 10 miles up the line, and  set it oh fire. The American soldiers  were able to save nothing but the  cnu'fch atfd-v.the-. .convent, to which  they had retreated and-entrenched  thmselves. The hospital arid- .barracks were among the buildings  burned.  "As a result of the investigation  which followed, the presidente of the  town was arrested, as it had been  found that he furnished the insurrect-  os with native police uniforms. The  president has been found guilty and  another hanging is due.  "Early this morning there was a  big fire in the western part of the  island, and a village called Buga, was  destroyed. Six natives were killed  and 200 head of carabons were carried off, after 40 had been killed.  "The 38th volunteers have a lieutenant colonel named Crane, who is  from Texas, and he is causing great  terror among the natives up tho  island. Lieutenant Conger, with  Gordon's scouts, also is doing fine  work, aud no treacherous Insurrecto  is spared. You cannot trust any  native, and whenever one goes out  after dark he takes a revolver or a  rifle, as any clujnp of bushes or  bamboo Is likely to secrete assassins."  HELD   IN  SLAVERY  A Man Killed for Attempting to  Escape "from Bondage���������fi-rand  Jury Will Investigate���������An Extraordinary State of Affairs.  New York. Feb. 20.���������-Under the  canton of "Slavery in Southern Carolina" tho ^Tribue this morning publishes the "following'.' from Jt^.Colum--  bia. S.C.. correspondent'-"  Judge W. C. Benet has ordered a  special term of the court of sessions  to meet at Anderson on March 7. to  receive thd report'of the grand jury  he has clwrged to investigate the  "shameful practices" and "stockade"  scandal/ of Anderson county. In  charsins the grand jury to make a  thorough and fearless investigation,  the judge said he had heard rumors  pf the condition of slavery_'. iu" that  county, but the'evidence-brought out  during.-'the week in the trial of Jas.  Newell.', a farmer, for the murder of  Will Hull, a negro, "astonished the  court." _.,;,..  The judge stated that Hull' had been  killed white atttempting to escape  from TewellV. stockade, and that ho  was not a convict, but held a prisoner under Jabor contract, that gavo  the, landlord every right ever claimed by a master over slaves. Hull had  run away aud cone home, where ho  was arrested at thc instance or  Newell hy a constable, and by that  constable taken to Newell's stockade,  instead oC tho jail, and turned over  to Newell"1* guards. Later, when he  again atempted to escape, he was  killed.  The judfrn said "'lie was informed  that not only mon. but women and  children, wero held in this bondasre.  He read the labor contract in force  in Anderson, saying it could hold iu  no free country, no court would permit a mr.n to barter himself aa a  chattel: and this thoy had clone here.  The conn-act. besides allowing, tho  use of fores and subjecting the laborer  lo "plantation regulations" which  permitfed whlnplnsr. contains this  clause: ;  "The ������said landlord shall have tb<>  right to transfer his interests iu thin  contract to any other party, and J  agree to contimm tn work for th������  said assignee thn same as_for the  original  party of tlio first part."  It is understood that the wealthiest men in tho country are involved.  The judy;? urged the jury to see that  justice was done to the negroes, who  should be considered the wards of  the  whiles.  "There are said to be stockades in  your county." he tnld them, "without  a single convict, yet filled with men  guarded r.s convicts, worked us convicts, punished as convicts, and sometimes shot as IC felons escaping from  prison  and  the  custody of  the  law."  IS  A   FIEXD   IX   HUMAN   SHAPE  Tortures Prisoners to Death���������The  President of a Town to hn Hanged���������A   Batch of  Hemp  Stretchers  A letter received in Boston from a  member of Company .F. F signnl  corps, doing service in Iloilo. contains several interesting sr*iti..m.nts  concerning the situation near .faro,  in the province ot Iloilo. The letter  is dated December 23. 1000. ond It  says In part:  "An expedition started out on this  island. Panay, about two -veel.:. ago.  participated In by six columns from  the 2Gih volunteers, the 38th M.lun-  teers. under command of Colonel  Anderson, and Gordon's scouts, under  the command of Lieutenant. Conner.  "Tbe reports Indicate that lh������=y are  doing fine work, burning and denti'oy-  ing everything that might contain an  insurrecto. By the way things are  operating now there will bo a good  many dead insurrectos, as they are  completely surrounded, and \t they  do not surrender it la a case of being  shot down.  "There arc two big leaders here  whom the American soldier'! .ire  after. One Is General Dilgado. and  tlie other Is Quintin Sails. The ilrnt  named is a gentlemanf who treats nil  American captives as prisoners of  wa i*.  The other" is known as a and  if Colonel Andeison or any-or thn  scouts capture him they will give  him short shrift, as he has a niimlior  of murders of American soldiers to  his credit and there is a big price  for his head. Reports indicate lhat  Salis ha;; two methods of disponing of  prisoners���������either to bury the in  the dirt up to the neck and ther. cut  his head off. or to leid him out into  the public plaza ancl torture him to  desth bv cutting off strips of flesh  with a boio.  "A week ago last Friday night was  ��������� est consumers of beer, and they have  latterly been regarding. their favorite  beverage Yery shyly. Brewers and  publicans are not exhibiting' wise  diplomacy ln dealing with the  stuation. The walls of ono of the  cities largely affected were a short  time ago covered with placards of a  big firm of public-house pwnera who  brew their own beer, to the effect that  the only ingredients used were hops  and malt. At a subsequent Inquest on  the body of a victim of arsenical  poisoning, it came out that the beer  was regularly obtained from one of  thiB particular firm's houses, and  they admitted in evidence that they  had made use of the incriminated  materials. "   "���������-  - To their credit it must be said that  the. moment the discovery was made,  they turned every drop of beer in  their establishment Into the sewers,  but that hardly Justified their subsequent placard .  The British public is supposed to  be strongly protected from this sort  of thing by a very stringent adulteration act. An unfortunate milk' dealer,  whose milk' is found to contain water,  or bread seller whose bread has got  in them potato flour, or alum, or other  foreign substances, Is shown no consideration on the plea or ignorance  unless he can. produce a written warranty of purity from the original  vendor, in wheh case it is the latter  who is made liable. Under these acts  prosecutions were entered against a  number of publicans, but tho powerful and wealthy associations which  Exist for Their Protection  at once  put  forth  every  effort,  and  empoyed  one  of    the   most  eminent  London counsel    to defend tho cases  and raise legal quibbles.     The result  so far is that two magistrates, both  excellent  lawyers,    well-qualified  to  deal with the matter, have arrived at  directly opposite decisions, and It has  now  to  be  dealt with    by a,higher  court.      The' brewers    seem to hav������  made a grave mistake    ln their own  interst-in defending the cases at alL.  as had they allowed their consumers  to .submit to conviction,  and to pa7  .the n'ot very onerous fines that would  have  been  inflicted,  lt    would . have  been  an  admission  on-theii- part  of  of their liability for Selling dangerous  liquor, and public'confldence would In  some degree have   been    restored to  them. Now they stand in the position  of being rable ' to    plead    ignorance,  which -has'   been  - accompanied by a  great amount of negligence, and th'ero  is no guarantee that all of   them, will  exercise the care they ought In future.  To what- extent the trade has b������en  affected it is impossible at present to  say. because brewers are hardly liker  ly/to take the public Into ..their confidence as to. the'falling'off in their  sales. That,will be revealed, however,  later. _>s it is a matter of. national as"  ;well as individual importance, no Inconsiderable    part    of    the    revenue  being raised from beer so that when  the chancellor of the exchequer makes  his   next   budget   statement   he   will  have  to say how many barrels paid  duty during the year.     That the falling off has been   considerable is well  known, ancl in the present state of the  national  finances the loss ot revenue  will  prove    serious.       Two    million  barrels   will  not be an  excessive  reduction, and the outy involved on that  quantity  is      upward   of       i"75G.000.  Truly,  great  oaks  from   little  acorna  grow.      Who  could    have     imagined  that  the  carelessness  or  greed  of a  manufacturer of sulphuric acta would  have created such a commotion la the  ranks  of  the  strongest  and   Dest organized   trade    in the world,  or that  the arrangement of the treasury could  have  been   upset?      Tbe  consequence  may be far reselling, because any loss  of revenue from reduced consumption-  will have to' be made good  by nigher  duties, and a real step may ne Laken  in the direction of putting an end to  habits of excessive drinking.  Gentlemen: I have received from an  official of your road an annual pass  over your lines in. this state .and-I  hereby return same to you for the  following reasons, to wit: That the  giving of passes is generally considered as an attempt to influence legislation or to head oft! blackmail. -As  a taxpayer of this state you are as  much entitled to my services In the  legislature as is any other taxpayer,  and that without extra remuneration.  At the same time 1 should not pay  more consideration to your wishes  than to those of the most humble  citizen, even though you are willing  to pay me for so doing, and I do not  wish to be in any way placed under  obligation to those wishing favors.  When I accept favors 1 wepect to return favors. Personally, I like to be  neighborly, but as an official I have  no favors to give and none to ask.  "The state pays me for my time  and furnishes me with transportation  necesasry. ��������� The constitution makes  it unlawful for me to accept a pass.  If we, the lawmakers of the state,  refuse to obey the foundation law of  the state (the constitution) how can  .we expect people to oDey the laws we  pass?  "If it is right for mo to accept  passes, the law should provide for the  enforcement of the duty, and-not leavo  It to you to confer them as favors  upon individual members.  "If tho constitution is ut fault and  members should be allowed to accept favors of money or lrs equivalent  In passes, presents, etc., from those  wishing special legislation, we, tne  representatives, should refer the matter to the people and allow them to  change the constitution, and if the  conBttutlon Is right we should pass a  law to enforce the provisions of the  constitution ln relation t>> passes and  to bribery.  "'If it Is rigth for , m*. to accept  passes from the railroad it is also  right for mc to take stock in mines  In consideration fit services I might  .-renders to miners, or money from  those- wishing special legislation - for,  fisheries. If passess will not influence my vote, neither will money, but  in accepting it I' set a very bad example to those who might bo influenced by favors.received.-*,*-\-..  "The sending of, passe* may J only  be accustom with the roads) but'if so.  it'ls'a bad one and'open to-serlous",  objections from the ��������� public. As -*a  member of that public J-^always objected to passes ( and as a representative of that public I shall endeavor' to  do away with-their us*. . .���������*..-���������-  / "'Respectfully yours;  .. /- . -.'' ** ���������'���������' '"C. W: BOWNE."  . 'The pass .issued to Mr. Bowne is  ;numbered 3541 and is good for transportation between ,.stations up Washington. Mr. Bowne says lie does  not know to'-what extent passes have  been distributed " among legislators.  He has received noiic- from other  roads. He returned the pass with  the letter recently, ' addressing the  same to the passenger agent at  Spokane.  of "tartar dissolved in a pint of boiling water, to be drunk when cold at  short intervals. It can be taken at  any time, and Is a preventative--aa  well as a -curative.-'.'-It is known to  have cured 100,000 cases without' a  failure. I have myself restored hundreds by this means. It never leaves  a mark, never causes blindness, and  always prevents tedious lingering."  '���������;.-..��������� ��������������������������� '  J. JL SCOTT. BJL., L.L.B  jarritrter. Solicitor, Notary Public., Bte  HcKensIe Avenue, Revelstoke Stattea.  Money to Loan .;.-.,���������  HARVEY, McCARTER. & PINKHAM  Barristers, Solicitors., Etc.  Sollcitois    for    Imperial    Bank'   of  Canada  Company funds to loan at 8 per eeat  .   Offices:    Molsons Bank Block  First Street Revelstoke Station, B.C  To cold and stormy weather opens the  way to an attack of bronchitis. The  man on the wagon, be he farmer, milkman or truckman, needs to pay special  heed to the first  symptoms of weakness or disease of  the- organs of respiration.  The use of Dr.  Pierce's Golden  Medical Discovery  will cure bronchitis, deep-seated  coughs, bleeding of  the lungs, and  other conditions  which if neglected  or uuskillfully  treated     terminate  fatally in con-  siimplion.  There is no alcohol in the " Discovery," nnd it is entirely free from  opium, cocaine  and other narcotics.   -  " Vor &\'cn years I  had been troubled with tlie doctor! called bronchitis." writes  Mr. Arthur Maule (general merchant), ofNilcs  town, Middlesex Co., Ontario. "A. year ago. alter t had been taken sick with a severe attack, I  bewail inking your * Golden Medical Uiscoverj-.'  I rapidly recovered from lhe attack aud felt in.  more of it that fall. .ThU season I begau takint*  the ' Discovery * In August, and have So far been  perfectly well. I can go out in all kind* ol  weather and not feel the bronchial trouble hi  . all. Let me sav to all who are iniliering from  such complaint's to give Dr. Tierce's Uoklrn  Medical- Discovery a fair trial, and 1 am convinced that good results will be obtained."  - Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser, paper-hound, is sent free on receipt of. Ji, one-cent stamps, to pay expense of customs and mailing only ; or go  stamps  for thc book in cloth binclin.c;.  "Address Dr. R. V.i Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.  J. W. CROSS  Oflice:   Mackenzie Avwroe, Rerelstoke  Surgeon to the C. P. R.  Health Officer. City of Bevelstoke  Methodist Church. Reyelstoke  Preaching    services  at  n a.  m.  SJ2.7:^������ ft*- U"? meetln������ ** <������e  wif ������t the ������������wntas^ Mnrfce. --Sato-  bath school and Bible class-at 2*80  weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday, evening at 7:30. The.publie  are cordially invited.   Seats free.  RHV.S.J.THOMPSON.   Pastor.  St Peter's. Church (Anglican)  Eight a.m.. Holy Eucharist; ll  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  S-^-aflst, first Sunday ln the month):  2:30 Sunday school, or chiidrens"  tervioe; 7:30 evensong ��������� (choral) an*  ���������ermon. ��������� Holy Days���������The Holy  Eucharist is celebrated at 7 a.m. or I  ft.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 8:16.  C. A. PROCUNIER, Vicar.  Presbyterian Church  Service  every  Sunday    at  11- a.m  and 7.80 p.m.   Bible Class at >:S0 p.  m. to which all are welcome. Prayer  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  REV. W. C. CALDER, Pastor.  Roman Catholic .-Church -  Mass  flrst and  third' -Sundays  in  month at 10:30 a.m:        RBV.-FATHER THAYER.  Salvation Army  Meeting every night in..their hall  ! on front street  THE LUST OF BATTLE.  THE   BEER   SCARE  Thc    Quantitv   of   Bf*er   Consumed   in  England   Great.!/     Decrfused     on  "Poison ins-  ol     Arsenic  Account  ' Fright.  English temperance reformer- ought  to be havinj; a #ood time cf It 2ust  now, - and for once in a way they can  afford to sit with their elbows ou  their knees and their chins in their  hands, looking on. whilo their sworn  enemies are doinc their work lor  them. Tbe recent discovery ot' arsenic in beer, which was thoueut al  the time to be quite casual ancl :tc-  cidental, is proving instpad to be  very widespread, and fresh cases ara  continually cropping mi.  Tt sems almost incredible that beer  sellers should so on retailing linuor  about which there can be no shadow  of doubt, but. it appears that um  poison has imprepnatcd the vats, the  barrels, and almost even- vessel ihk  beer passes throujeh. unci that. It Is  extremely difficult to eliminate It. s������  that, althouch it is no lonccr in the  brewlnir materials .it m.inaces to itet.  into the liquor.  Tlio Bcare that results Is having  moro effect ,on the promotion nt  absteinancc than all the teetotalers'  lectures have accomplished in a uen-  pration. :md is likelv t.o have .*>. moro  lastinir effect. Indeed. Id whs mini  noi. lout? ago by a public man ot -he  principal temperance oi-trriiiix.-iUon  in the United Kinsrciom that. hr>. hud  never known so much monev tn bo  spent, on any agitation with ro littlo  to show ror it. Pcrhnos tliis .:;  because the other side spends mor".  indeed, one of the. "oi_ree.!t .i"f.:  wealthiest English brewers stated  some; years ago that for pvery pound  sterlinsr employed by that nartinular  body for the promotion of its principles, he was ready to put, down 10  ro counteract, them. Of course thoro  arc people who will drink ;:ll Uio  iicmor they can Lay their handH on.  even if thev know It was poln^ io  kill them an hour later, thouch happily I.he number or such are steadily  decronsintr. Educations is teaching  people to exorcise a little more self-  restraint, and half-educated nooole  easily take ancl loni; retain dep  nre.ludlces.    It is this that  Will Pnmatre thc Brewer*  moro than anything elfio. an llio wo-k-     -._..  iti: cln'SSKP. an  particularly tlio lower I incr letter wit  orders oi' them  arc by f:is*  tho larjj- j    "Olympla���������'  At last. nv superhuman effort,  some 200 nuruhors pressed up io  within 100 yaras of the "slaughterhouse" after navlng picked off most  of the men in that trencn. They crept  up a few yards more. then, rising,  poured in a volley and rushed at the  schanze. But behind the "slaughterhouse" were the Royal Scots���������and a  mud-stainea. blood-stamea. unwashed  unkempt set of ruffians they looked.  They saw the Boers rushing and they  warrior neans Deat auicic with joy.  Shortly, like a man in a dream, they  captain gave the word. ".Fix bayonets." It was aone in a trice. "Ready"  The men loaded their rifles. "A volley, my lads, and then the, steel. ^AII  " together" tHe~i_wriTstXe~ blows.     A  flame flies along the parapet. Then  over the stone wall springs tne  Royal Scots. Once tbey shouted, only  once. Then the slaying began, grimly they thrust in the ateel. searing  throuKh all that stood before them:  through bone and sinew, througn  heart and lungs, through limb and  trunk. So herce. so vengeful w.ere  tho thrusts that the red point always  came out at thc other side . Tho  burghers were hrave enough: let no  man deny It. But they were as sheep  when thc handful of Scots leaped on  them like a troop of lions ou a defenceless floci:. They must either  run or die. So they ran���������and leaving  mangled bodies of friends, and kinsfolk, aud comrades dyning the kopjes  with   their  blood.  Again tho garrison had triumphed,  and from the noights t.cro<ss the Calc-  don. where; the Basuto country was.  burst out songH nnd shouts of triumph, yells and tauntx of derision.  Fifty thousand throats swellwl tho  chorus. Ever slnco the siege, began  the black warriors had boon gathering in thousands on these heights  watching with fantastic Interest tho  struggle* of the whitP nmn. I.Ike the  spectators at n rn������cllap-val tournament they had applauded the gailauf  deeds of thc combatants, and aa they  saw the British holding out day afte.r  day, night, after night, against assault  of enormous odds, they came to have  profound trust and confldfince of the  "big heart" of tho fiiioen'p soldler.i.  When therefore, they1' ������aw. the  Royal Scots launch themselves like  tho levinbolt at five times their  number, they saw the bloody bayonets  of the First Foot scatter and utterly  destroy the hated Dutchmen, they  opened their throats and yelled ' their  applause across* tho river.���������Cansell's  History of tho  Boer War.  HE  CAUGHT  A TARTAR  A   Blackmail   Scheme   that   Failed���������  Silence or Death  M. D. Barden, a respectable citizen  of Kansas, is under arrest' for connection with an attempt to force  ?1000 from Frank Warner, .cashier  and principal owner of the bank  under   penalty  of   death   to   himself.  Bearden was arrested, it is alleged,  whilo making off with a bag of slugs  supposed to contain _ money, and  which was left at a spot designated  by a threatening letter received by  the banker.  Bearden' has received a letter headed "Silence or Death," and dated  Kansas City, Feb. 22.' It recited that  the writer, who was a member of a  gang of five men, intended to kidnap the banker's son und 'hold .him  for ransom unless he placed S1000 in  gold in a sack and placed it the  steps leading to the Oddfellows' hall,  a short distance from the business  part of the town. The letter continuing drops mention of kidnapping,and  says:  "If you fail in any point, or if you  make known to anyone at any time,  your house will' be blown up with  dynamite and all the folks killed. Do  your part as told.or if you don't your  days are numbered."  fi    fl.-_i^&  m    ������������������IHI in      .-.  Revelstoke Herald  (SEMI-WEEKLY)  CURE  FOR  SMALLPOX  Edward Hines. a travelling .correspondent of ��������� the ' Liverpool Mercury,'  sends the following to that paper:  "No disease is so repulsive. as smallpox, ancl so generally dreaded,- I am  -wililng-to���������risk��������� my��������� reputation-^as-a-  pubic man if the worst case of smallpox cannot ' be effectivey cured in  throe days, simply by the - use of  cream of tartar. This is the never  failing remedy.     One ounce of cream  I MESIAL  BW  \rr  tlt-iu! Office..Toronto.  Capital   Authorized,    -    $2,������00,000.00  Capital Paid  Up,, 52,458,60.'.00  Rest, - - $1,700,000.00  SENT  BACK THE PASS  The  Stato Pays the    Fare���������Ho    Has  no Favors to Give.  Recently      Representative      C. ' W:  Bowne.  of Spokane  county,   icturned  to the Great Northern railway an an-  nnul  pass  which   lind   been   Irisuod  In  his favor.     Ho alRO wrote thn follow-  Ith It:  Great Northern Hallway  DIRECTORS:    o  H.   S.   Howland,   President   ,  T.R.AIerrltt,Vlce-Pres,   St.   Catherines  William  Ramsay,   Robert  Jaffniy  Hugh   Ryan,   T   Sutherland,   Stayner  Ellas  Rodgers  D.  R. Wilkie, General Manager  BRANCHES  North West and British Columbia:  Brandon,     Calgary,      Edmonton,  Golden, Nelson, Portago la Prairie  Prince       Albert,        Straihconti,  Vancouver, Winnipeg, RevelBtoke.  Ontario:  J-.hbgx, ''orgus, Gait, lugersoll,  l.lstowel, Niagara Falls, Port  Cclliorno. Itut I'onage, Sault Ste.  Marie. St. C'nlhr-i'liies, St.ThomBti,  Toronto. Wnlianil. WoodstocK,  Hamilton. , ,  Quebec:  Montrr.'fi).  Savings Bank Department���������Deposits  of $1 and upwards received and Interest   allowed.  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The Herald doea not claim to <  be tbe only printing house In  the district bnt lt does claim  ���������to be .    i  YhoroUghln Up-To-Date In  Every Particular  :  And Iu a position to give as  good valuo 'for the money expended, either for advertising  space ln its publication, or  for Job printing, as. can be  given by any other house of  the kind ln British Columbia.  Write for estimates and sam  ples   of printing.     All .work  turned put promptly and sat-....  lefactorlly.     One price to all.  No Job can be too largo or''  too small for   The   Herald's*  consideration.,   Special. attention, given   to orders By mail. >  A. JOHNSON, Proprietor.  PUBLICATION DAYS! Tuesdays and Fridays.  $A&$A$AgA&$i$i$i$i&$A$i  '  "      7  .u thi?  THE STORY OF SULLIVAN  '���������* -A Desperado of the First Water���������For  Eight Years'He Was a Night-  Mare to the Settlers���������He had  Committed Five Murders.  The verdict of a coroner's jury at  Kochiching, on the northern border  of Minnesota, has closed one of the  most fascinating chapters in the history of that wild region, wherein the  condition of life are about as primitive as those which confronted Adam  in the garden of Eden, outside a few  villages that have been created out  of mining industry and capital.  Frank Sullivan, the terror of the  country about Lake Kabetogama, has  passed in his checks. A shotgun  loaded with buckshot in the hands of  of Will Randolph did the business  for Sullivan, who had almost convinced the settlers of the region that  he bore a charmed life.  Sullivan had been shot at, cut,  stabbed and battered until his physiognomy bore but slight resemblan������e  to its orglnal contours. He was a  squaw man with four or five half  Indian children, and he lived on Ash  creek, which discharges its waters  into Kabetogama.  For the last' eight years Sullivan  had been a nightmare to the country  adjacent to his* domicle. He was a  one armed man. Nobody .knew  where he came from originally, but  it is on record "that he lost his arm  while dynamiting fish in the big lake.  His partner, who was working with  him at the time, was blown to atoms  by the explosion.  George  Hillyer  and  J.  H.  Hill, of  the  Alice   mine,. in  the   Seine _ river  country, are at Minneapolis. '    Hillyer -kndws  the  whole  country  from  Tower to Fort Francis and is familiar  with practically everybody in it.     He  tells the  story  of Sullivan's, demise.  Randolph Held Him in Contempt.  It appears that of all  the men ln  that region there   was only one who  profesed   contempt   for ���������  the    professions  of  Sullivan. ;   That  the "'latter  was  a; bad  man ' Will   Randoph  was  willing' to "agree,: but   that   Sullivan  had  any  right to terrorize - the  community Randolph denied.     fn fact it  ���������- was understood  that if Sullivan  and  Randoph ever met there would be a  ' fight in which one man or the other  would lose his life.  Last autumn Sullivan became a  passenger on one of Randolph's boats  from Koochiching ��������� to Mine Center.  The boat did not stop at Rainy Lake  City, and Sullivan insisted on. being  put ashore at the latter point. Randolph refused to change his course  to please Sullivan, and the latter  drew a revolver with the object of  .enforcing hiB demands. ��������� He was  promptly  disarmed'and tied  up.  At that time Sullivan swore to kill  Randolph -on /.sight. A few weeks  ago . the men ..met on a-, trail not far  froni Rainy Lake.. .Sullivan at, once  opened 'flre with a revolver, wounding Randolph twice, once in the arm  and .again in the- hip. Randolph  reached for a shotgun which lay  ' ready loaded in the bottom of his  waggon. ��������� He took tvo pot shots at  Mr. Sullivan,' and filled the latter so  full of lead that he novel* turned  over.  The news of Sullivan's death created something in the nature of a sensation in the country. Many of the  'Indians believed hire immortal, and  scores of white men would travel  miles out of their way to avoid meeting him. Randolph became the hero  of the hour and the coroner's jury  which was, convened at Koochicing  reflected the -popular sentiment' when  it returned-a verdict of justifiable  homicide.  During Sullivan's residence in    the  log house .on  Ash  creek  there have  been   five   brutal '  murders   within   a  ���������ri_ie-sho������--of-:-his-place.-=;-In-one-ease  the   method   was     so   revolting   that  - strenouous  efforts were made to' discover the  murderer,  but  though suspicion  was  strongly  dicected  iigainst  Sullivan no evidence could be i.rocur-  ed on which to base an arrest.   It was  currently   commented   all    over    the  region, however, that Sullivant com-  . mitted   all' the   inexplicable    crimes  which   had   spread terroir all   along  the border, and the man himself had  been- known  to  point  to  his   record  as evidence that'any' threats he made  would be carried out.  "There Is no doubt," said 'Mr. Hillyer yesterday, "that the death of  Sullivan will be of advantage to the  country. Ills reputation was spread  all over the north and men were  , afraid to carry money into the coun-  " try for there hud been too many  mysterlotiB murders and robberies on  the trail.  "I knew Sullivan very well personally. 1 have ridden, before now, 50  miles with him In a wagon over the  trail from      ,   Tower, north,  and once I had him hired as. a canoe  piolt, but. he got drunk on ourwhis-  .    key,.and  out of respect    for    his reputation   we   permitted   him   to   stay  drunk as long as he liked. ' In fact,  _'   thc longer he stayed drunk   thc better we liked him.    On the other hund  - wo were mightly glad to get him out  of the boat when we reached our destination.  "Still I must say tiiat- thc fellow  had some good traits. He would tako  a man in who was'night bound, feed  his horses, give him n bed and send  him ,oft up the trail next\ morning  without asking' for pay. But if the  man had money and Sullivan knew  it there might he a little holdup to  vary the monotony.  "Randolph, who killed Sullivan, Is  one of the most lawabidlng and one  of the most' fearless men in the whole  north country- He has nothing to  regret- in having removed "Sully"  from the face of the'earth."  THE LEGAL ASPECT.  Important Light Thrown Upon the Man  itoba Railway Deal.  SLANDER ON THE BRITISH  Stein anb DeWet Pnblish a Proclama-  mation. - Hypocritical Document,  The following proclamation has heen  issued by President Steyn and General De Wet:  "Be it known to all men that the  war which has been forced on the  Transvaal republic t>y the British  government  still   ranges   over   South  Winnipeg, Feb. 26.���������Questions as to  the power of the Canadian Northern  railway to contract with the Manitoba government as to rates to be  charged have heen submitted by telegraph to Messrs. Christopher Robinson. C. F. Shepley, A. B. Aylesworth  and Wallace Nesbitt, K. C.'s. Toronto.  These eminent counsel have given  opinions but add: "We think, however, forther Information and more  time for consideration desirable."  First. Can the Canadian Northern under existing legislation by contract transfer to the province, as proposed by the agreement, the right for  thp lieutenant governor in council to  fix  rates? .  Answer:    No.  Second. If not, can such agreement  be made binding by provincial legislation alone?'  Answer:    No.  Third. Can the prorinclal legislature without assistance from the Dominion parliament, authorize the  courts to direct specific performance  of agreemnt as to freight rates, as  contemplated by section nine of the  contract?  Answer: If the foregoing answers  are right, specific performance would  not be decreed.  Fourth. If -the province parted  with the guaranteed bonds, but failed  ln obtaining Dominion legislation  ratifying the rate agreement, would  the province be liable to the innocent  holders of bonds without having any  power to fir rates?  Answer:     Yes.  'Fifth. If the Dominion parliament  ratifies the entire contract except;as  to rates: and the company used ' its  Dest endeavors,, as in paragraph four,  to ,obtain legislation ratifying rate's,  but failed, would there be any breach  6f covenant by the company?  Answer:   No.  Sixth. Sub-section 10. section 92,  British North America act, provides  that the provinces -shall have no, authority-to legislate-respecting Dominion'railways. . Can the Dom*!.iori  change this, .or would anv change in  the British 'North America act require the.eonsent of all ,the provinces  and the Imperial parliament as -wall  as the Dominion? ' .  Answer:    No ^-  Question seventh relates to the  mortgage, which la now heing prepared for signature by the company. To  some objections that have been raised by opponents of the bargain it has  b'cen answred' that the mortgage  would cover the point made. For instance, objection has been made that  there is no provision in the contract  requiring the Canadian Northern to  operate their roan's. It is ��������� asserted  that this and other provisions will be  incorporated in the mortgage. Question seven, therefore, asks the counsel  can the governor insist on this mortgage in any way altering the provision of the contract, or is his right of  approval limited to a mortgage .strictly in accordance with -th*5 contract,  but securing by necessary provisions  thc carrying out of the terms of the  contract by the company?  Answer: The mortgage must conform to the contract.  This last answer appears'to mean  that either party has the right to  have the mortgage conform entirely  to the contract, but it ' cannot bs  taken to mean that the parties may  not prepare and sign a mortgage  which will contain provisions for the  greater security of the province If  the company ts willing to do so.  This is the alleged present intention  of the parties, and the upholders of  the contract also say that many of  the defects alleged in. the contract  are covered by the railway act of  Cauda, and that the contract cannot  beexpected to Include all the law on  the subject.  ���������   As to -thu .first    questions,  dealing  with   the   constitutional   point,   they  seem-to be based on a possible failure  to   obtain 'the" Dominion '' legislation  validating contemplated provincial legislation ancl agreements.      On    what  grounds - the  Dominion  would   refuse  such  legislation   is 'not  pointed   out.  The-Dominion subsidy act and the  railway act vest the aboslute control  of_rates^-in=-the--governor���������general-=in  council,  and this    may    be    thought  sufficient not only- to  justify but to  require the Dominion government to  refuse legislation giving the province  any   control.      But   the   method   by  which thc Dominion control is exercised, ,as provided by the act." is  by  the submlsison^of the rate bylaw of  the company to,the railway committee at Ottawa. It seems possible that  the terms of such a bylaw might be  agreed  upon    between   ^the  province  and   the   company   before   such   submission..    By this way thc provincial  control 'might be  exercised. - and  the  idea     -that    the    railway committee  would disaprpove' of such rates sugr  gests  only    In   csjse   the    committee  thought them too'high.     Such a contingency can only raise  iu  this case  if the whole scheme is to be a failure,  and the province finds it necessary at  thc same time  to raise ihe' rates in  order  to  obtain  a  revenue   sufficient  to meet the charges against the road.  Again,   it might  be  made to  appear  the present contract is an improvident  one for the province, that the revenues   of  the  province, are  certain   to  be called on to   make up deficits beyond   their   power.       If     this     view  were taken by thc Dominion government  there  might,   be  found'   In  it  sufficient ground     for   disallowance.  The revenue" of the province is made  up chiefly, of the Dominion  subsidy.  On the failure ot the revenue to meet  a deficit on the    railway    guarantee,  the most natural"source of Increased  revenue    would      bo    the    Dominion  treasury.      But the principle u������ provincial  autonomy    seems    to Include  the power of.a province to make improvident  bargains,   bo    that    ju-ool  even of the certainty of such a result  from the present bargain can scarcely  be held a sufficient    ground  for disallowance. -*  Africa, that all the customs of civil  lzed warfare and also conventions of  Geneva and The Hague are not observed  by the enemy,  who have not  scrupled, contrary to the Geneva convention, to' capture doctors and ambulances and deport them in order to  prevent    our    wounded from getting  medical  assistance:     that they  have  seized ambulance material appertaining thereto:    that they have not hesitated   to   have  recourse  to  primitive  rules of warfare, contrary to the solemn   agreement   of   The   Hegue.     to  arrest neutrals and deport them,    to  send out marauding bands to plunder,  burn   and   damage   burgher's   private  property; that they have armed Kaffirs  and natives and used them against us  in the war:    that they have been continually capturing women and children and old and sickly men, and  that  there have been many deaths among  the   women     because     the   so-called  Christian   enemy   had   no   consideration for women on    a sick    bed. or  whose   state   of   health   should   have  protected  them   against rough  treatment.    Honorable women and tender  children have not only  been treated  roughly  but have  been    insulted  by  soldiers by  order    of    their officers.  Moreover,   old   mothers   and   women  have   been   raped,    even    wives  and  children, and the property of prisoners of war, even of killed burghers,  has not been respected.    In many instances the  mother  and father  have  been taken, the house has been left  unprotected, and all have been left to  their fate, an easy prey to savages."  "The  world has  been  untruthfully  Informed by tho enemy that they have  been  obliged  to    carry  out this  destruction  because  the   burghers  blew  up the lines, cut .the wires and misused the white flag.   Nearly all    the  houses in the republics have been destroyed, whether in the- neighborhood  of the  railroad or not..   The 'alleged  misuse of the white flag is simply a  continuance   of  the'.everlasting   calumny  against which  the Afrikander  has.had'to strive since the time God  brought him  into    contact with  the  Englishman.'   Robbing   his - opponent  of goods only does  not -satisfy him.  He is not. satlsfled\-until he has robbed  him  of  his  eood   name.    Also;  they  state to the world that the republics  are conquered- and that only here and  there   small     plundering    bands   are  continuing the strife" in an irresponsible manner.   This is an untruth.   The  republics  aro  not    conauerod.      The  war  is   not  finished.      The    burgher  rorce of the  two  republics    are  still  led   by   responsible  leaders,     as  from  the  comencement  of  the  ���������war.  under  the  supervision     of   thf*   governments  of both republics.  "The fact that Lord Robert;; ancl  Lord Kitchener choosing the term  "marauders" ��������� in designating the  burghers does not make them such.  When was the war over? Perhaps  after the battles in which the irregulars captured the enemy and totally  vanquished them. The - burghers'  would be less than men if tbey allowed the enemy to go unpunished after  ill-treating their wives and destroying their. - houses from sheer lust  of destruction. Therefore a portion  of the burghers resent. All Cape  Colony will not only wage war, but  will be in a position to make reprisals as it has already done.  "In the case of ambulances, there-,  fore, we warn the officers of his majesty's troops that unless they cease  the'destruction of the property of the  republics we will WFeak vengeance  by destroying the property of his majesty's subjects who are unkindly disposed. But in order to avoid being  misunderstood, we hereby openly declare that their wives and children  shall always go unmolested, in spite  of anything done by his majesty's  troops. We reouest nothing from  our brothers in the colony, but call  on them, as well as on the civilized  ��������� assist on behalf of our joint  civilization and Christianity in putting an end to the.barbarous manrcr  of the__snemy's warfare.  , "Oiir prayer alwavs will, be that  God, our Father, will not desert us  In this unrighteous strfe.  (Signed.    STEYN and .DEWET.  Dorch had accepted benefits from the*  order, following the accident to the  amount of $40. The members of the  camp which owns the "goat" supposed that the matter was settled  and that Dorch was satisfied. After  his recovery he brought suit against  the order, claiming that his work as  a tailor was seriously interfered  with, and that he would never be  able to make the good wages he  once demanded.  A similar action was brought against  the Maccabee order some time ago,  and the result of that trial was that  the injured candidate was given a  verdict of $5000.  The Modern Woodmen claini that  their 'goat" is not dangerous. "All  a man has to do Is to hold on ancl  he is safe," said one of the witnesses  who had gone through the mill.  "There isn't any danger if one follows . the Instructions. When I felt  myself going round and round all I  thought about was holding on."  Dorch made the mistake of getting  his hand under the wheel. His finger  was badly smashed. He signed a release, it was claimed by the Woodmen, but Dorch said he did not.  This trial has attracted the attention of secret societies all over the  country. How far the responsibility  of a degree team extends when an  unpleasant ocurrence spoils the  evening's fun is a question that the  courts have been called upon very  few times to decide.  MANY  PEOPLES.  TRUTH SHALL PREVAIL  THE  GOAT WAS ACTIVE  An Important Decision���������A Member  of a Secret Society Suffers from-  the Goat Bucking ;        '.-' ".-.-',��������� "  A warm contost, in which;thc' 'goat'  used by the Modern- _ Woodmen of  America was a conspicuous feature,  was summarily closed at Kansas City  recently, and the Times of that city  says:      , .  ^    -   ���������  The "goat" was-victorious; and a  suit in which thousands of Woodmen  have been deeply interested-isbrought  to a sudden and unexpected: end. The  attorney of Max Dorch toolc.'a nonsuit in Judge Gates' division of the  circuit court and the close of this  hotly contested case left the Modern  Woodmen of America on top.  Dorch claimed that he had been injured by the device used as a "goat"  on the night of his initiation. Failure to repay the money which had ' _!^ryesjt.  been paid him by the .Woodmen, before bringing a suit for damages, le-  sulted in the non-suit.  Judge Gates called attention to the  fact tha������ the previous case decided in  the upper court, showed that failure  to repay the money received as a benefit was a bar to an action for  damages. Mr. Kearnes, who represented Dorch, said that he was  ready to offer an amended .petition,  but after a consultation it was decided to take no further action. at  this time.  The jury had listened to descriptions of the "goat" and the alleged  wrongs of the plaintic for four days.  The case is one of wide importance  and is of interest to every member of  the order, which has about 7000 members in Kansas City. The action was  brought against the head camp, which  The Children of Divers Lands Frater-  inize on the Wide Prairies.  Mr. John Hawkes, the well known  journaist,l who "is editor of the Cam-  duff Gazette, writes the following interesting article In his paper:   ,  This great Canadian-west is indeed  a land of many peoples and tongues.  A very-respectable" Babel could-be or-'  ganized at a score of points in the  Territories. We know more than  one Finn who carlred a' sword  through Turkey in the RubHO-Turkish  .war.. We.once met a man 'onhorseback on a prairie "trail, who proved "to  be a Syrian from'Damasc'm the oldest  city in the world, wherein is the  street called "Straight." He had gone  in and but"of Damascus "as a boy the  same as a western lad might go in  and out. of Carnduff. On one occasion we noticed some very curious  figuring in a billiard room, and found  the pool players were Syrians, "who  were doing their own marking in the.  Yiddish fashion���������backwards. In the  unsurveyed" lands of the Beaver Hills  we partook of the hospitality of a  Frenchman who had farmed 16 years  in Algeria. Recently in West Assiniboia we met-a man not long arrived from India. Men from Australia and New Zealand are plentiful.  There is a Yorkton man who has resided in the Samoan, Islands. At a  friend's house in' Regina. the young  lady who condescended ' to wait at  table was a Maygar wlio had lived in  Constantinople. French scouts we  have met in plenty, while the young  sprigs of the British aristocracy wbo  "haw haw" so languidly but are in  such a consuming hurry to get killed  if any fighting is going on, are almost too numerous to mention. Men  of all professions and races are to be  found guiding tho plough or riding  the stock ranges.  Every European    country is represented, athough we never met a tur-  baned Turk.     We, however, were the  guest  of   a   Roumanian,   wbo   kissed  our royal hand, as did' ali>o his wife  and children.     We better  to submit rather than to explain that'  we were not of .Imperial descent',so  far aa we knew.     Anglo aaxons and  Celts  of   every  strain;   Latins.   Teutons. Scandinavians,   Slavs,   Magyars  and-Asiatics, all are here, and here In  numbers'.     Th'e Greek. lsiscarce but  not unknown.      Asia Is    represented  .by_the^__Chinaman,___.the-_SyrIan,_-_the_.  Jpw. the Armenian, and the Jap.     In  the main the Chinaman' confines himself to-the^   . laundry, but ,a\    small  ranche was' once pointed out to us in  Alberta as .being   run   by two Celestials.-    The,Jap has,worked east from  British'Columbia Into the Territories.  He appears to. shine au  a domestic.  At Medicine - Hat, in West Assinhoia,  we found the dining hall of the hotel  in the possession of Jap waiters who  had displaced the' usual dining room  girl.     Going to our room we discovered a lady-like young Jap performing, the duties  of chambermaid.  Enquiry    revealed    that cooks, w-ilters,  chambermaids, and ln fact thc -whole  domestic stall., were   Japanese    men.  The  little  Orientals  are  reported  as  being  quiet,  handy,   clean and   civil.  The   proprietor  had   been- driven   to  desperalon at the difficulty of keeping  white  girls,   to  Import  the  Japanese  element.     Whitewood has the reputation ot being the most   cosmopolitan  point in tho Territories, and probably  There    may  be  points  wliere the foreign element has bPcome  more numerous, but.wo   do not know  of any  where  lt 13  quite so  varied.  Here, besides all varieties of "English  speaking people,,are French, Belgians.  Swedes   ancl    Norwegians, Finns and  Danes, Poles,.  Bohemians. ,, Germans.  Austrians and    Hungarians, Russians  and  Syrians,  and  an odd  Chinaman  or  two,  while  the' American   Indian  is a part of the daily life and business  of the place. '  At other points.ih the  Territories are Mormons. Mennonltes,  -nave  (From The Wetaskiwin Breeze).  Having derived considerable pleasure ahd instruction from the numerous Interviews with "returned  heroes" that have been appearing of  late in the western newspapers, I  have deemed it my duty towards the  readers of The Breeze to give them  an interview all to themselves. The  "returned hero" whom I have interviewed on their behalf is Trooper  William Wilkie. of the C. M. R., a  well known leader of the cotillion in  the polite circles ot Edmonton.  . Handing in my card at the hotel I  was shown up to Trooper ��������� Wilkie's  apartments, where I found him resting on a louuge reading Maria  Corelli's Sororws of Satan. He  greeted me cordially on learning the  object of my visit and at once touched tbe annunciator for a bottle of  Scotch. Pushing a box of El Hor-  ribleuras towards me the battle-  scarred hero courteously Inquired how  they were coming. On being assured  that they were coming in carriages  he appeared relieved, and voluuteered  the information that he was   glad  to be back home.      Tho bottle  having been brought, nnd the attendant politely requested to chalk it up,  we -partook   of  two   bis   hookers   to  prepare for the work ln hand.  "You look well, Mr. Wilkie."  "I always look well," said the warrior, straightening his necktie.  "How did you like"Africa?"  "Not at all."  "Were you killed?"  "No."  "Did you suround De Wet?"  "Say���������never mind aoout that-  another drink."  "Did you corner him ai all?"  "Have a fresh cigar."  "Are  all  those lurid    stories, you  have   read   since    your    return   perfectly true " -  "Say, would you like a little water  with your whiskey?. Let me ring  for some "  "No thanm. Do tliey put in some  coloring?"-:: ���������-'.;.,.. \  '",",��������� ���������*,',-'  . "In "the .whiskey,?"   - '/  - ���������    ..'���������"'  , "No, ;in-.the storiee." j.  .'"Sir," replied Mr. Wilkie buiiiewtur.  stifly,' "the- stories embodied'iu those"  interviews are" true in every particular, every, word of them. , 1 would  have but a poor opinion ol my fellow  heroes who. in order to pander, to a  morbid public, came any dime novel  nonsense on.tncm. - Veracity. Sir. Is  our strong point. Truth shall prevail. DrinK up that and have  another."  "Mr. Wilkie. you will gratify thousands or my readers if you will kindly give me a few of your experiences."  "Why cert'nly." cried the , trooper.  as he replenished his glass. "Tho  last time I dined' with Roberts, in  Pretoria he complimented me warmly  on the marvellous manner ln\ which  I .succeeded in rallying the troops  during the panic . at Ponokaspruit.  That'affair was after all but" a trifle,  and I think Kis Lordship over-rated  its importance. The Imperial - "Xeo-  manry, the C. I. V.'s and the Leduc  Militia, while passing through a drift,  were .ambushed. Eight pom poms  and one -Long Tom were _ directed  .upon ' them' from both Hanna. A  panic followed and they had begun to  stampede back-when I'rode up, ac-  cmpanled by a brilliant stall whicli  consisted of Troopers Nunneley, Pii-  lans, Skeesicks and Billy Sharpies.  My'force consisted of "two troops of  the Canadian Mounted Rifles, daredevils all. Shouting to the fleeing  soldiers in reassuring tones: "Fear  not, for I am here!" the. rout, waa  checked, and after a smart engagement during which I was riddled  with bullets (nearly dying of lead  poisoning afterwards we drove the  enemy back and captured all. the pom  poms but two. .Trooper Nunneiey exhibited -conspicuous bravery, rushing  ,in upon the Long Tom which he  captured after a hand to hand'Struggle with the gunners. . He cooly rode  back into the lines with the Long  Tom tied to' his saddle. Since his  return, Mr. Nunneley has. I understand,' presented-this pun to the cor-  THE MOLSONS BAMC  Incorporated by Act op Paruuibit,' 1866.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  R������st Fund  $2,500,000  2.060,000  DIRECTORS:   Wu. Molson Macphbbson, President; S. H. ������wmo. Vfce-Prerfdent ���������  W. M. Raubay, Samubic Fim.kt, J. P. Cleohorh, ]_.. Mabkuuid Moreon  Lt. Col. F. C. Uewiaw.  J.vicks Elliot, General tlaoager.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at current;  J. D. MOLSON,  Makaqeb, Revelstoke, B.C.  gSifii-iUi/^iii^iiiiiiiiaium/iiiiiiiu^iiunjiiiiuii^^^^^^:  J, D, Sibbald  REAL ESTATE  MINING  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  McKenzie Ave,  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  The  Good accommodation.    A.   good !������������������>.���������������  well supplied   with choice wiu..-  - liquors and cigars.  Free Bus Meets All Train&  Brown   &; Pool  Proprietors  P. 50RNS 8c CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  *v*  FHE PIONEER LIVERY  .    / *.  e ed and Sale Stable cf tbo Lardeau and Trout Lake  Siddl.* and' Pack  Horses  Always"  inr Hire.  Freighting  and.  Teaming  a  Special tv.       . _���������  *_/;-  Daily Stage leaves:Thonis"bn's .Landing every morning at      a clock  for Trout Lake Citv.   For particulars write  ,'       , ,',.   .     -      ,   ,   ' *, CRAIG.'cV. HILUMAX, Thomson'6 Landing  A British Columbia paper says:  The legislature of California contains  a majority ot.fools. At Its last session lt passed a law prohibiting cartoons ancl also one providing1 that all  newspaper articles should be signed.  Thc  present session    It proposes    to'has its headquarters at Rock Island,  5������5 n  ���������������1i?kil,,f U. a f.el������ay .t0 mH   ������������������������     Attorney   John   Sulliva   repre-  port a case of bubonic plague in the ,..���������..  press until the case has been officially-sented   the  Woodmen.  certified. I    It   was  shown    in    evidence    that  Ruthenians, Galicians and Doiikho-  tiors, while the foreign immigrants to  which we are most accustomed, viz.;  the "right" Germans. Austrias. 'Russian-Germans, Hungarians and Swedes  are numerously represented. One  wonder of the process of "assimilation" of which we hear so much is  carried out, what' type of Canadian  will eventually be evolved from these  divers and diverse peoples���������peoples of  all races, tongues and creeds and of  very varying physique, training.- temperament and moral fibre. Will the  blood mixture produce an Improved  breed of Britisher or an ethnological  mongjel. without any reliable characteristic? The question Is one of the  flrst importance to Canada; only time  can supply the answer.  po'ration of WetasKiwin to be placed  on the heights overlooking the town.  -1 think it's about tln*������*__we had_f.n-  other.drink, don't you?*Tm as-'dry  as a cooky."  "You are certainly entitled to one.  ' "Have one yourself."  . "Yes,' I think I need- something to  help me.gulp down that last one:"  - "Last what?"   ' .  .       ' o ���������  "Last"drink".'.of course."   '���������  "Um���������well, here's how!"  "Now. Mr. /Wilkie,, did you, do any  deeds of vblor while yon were away?"  '-'Lots of 'cm.      At Rhinocerosdorp  I rode right up lo the cannon's mouth  when  bubble reputations-wero belching forth "their  streams  of flre,  got  three wounded troopers on thc back  of   my  favorite   charger.   McEachran  fi., jumped up behind them and galloped back Into the lines.     If 1 don't  get a V. C. for this I am    going to  leavo  Kitchener  to worry  along the  best he can, and turn farmer.'"  '"Did you ever, single handed, capture any prisoners?" ,  "Any amount."  "What were they?"  "Chiefly    Poland    Chinas,  'Cochen  Chinas, Brahma-poolras, Black Span-  nlsh. Ailesb'urles and Rouens."  "I mean Boers, man."  "Oh, r thought you meant chickens.  I did not capture any Boers." *  "But about this De Wet���������"  ���������'Let's   have    another    drink.      By  gum. this bottle is nearly empty."  "Don't inlndlfl  do.      It  is   flvo  long minutes since I had one."  After these numerous libations my  tongue became loosened and  1 asked  the  modest warrier . if. honor  bright,  he was not giving me   a lot of josh.  In reply he stepped Into an adjoining  room1 with a hurt expression and returned   with   a    beautiful     Morrocco  case  containing a  diDloma  from  the  George Washington Society of   Phil-  adelnhia. of which he is a member in  good   standing.      This  proved  to' be  an elegant piece of work, being- embossed with allegorical.figures emblematic of Truth, such as cherry trees  and   little   hatchets,   the   whole -surrounded with an excellent engraving  ot Colonel Young, late of the Leduc  Militia.  This ended the interview.     Thanking ��������� Trooper Wilkie for  his courtesy  and wishing him    prosperity for the  future, I withdrew and fainted in the  ^ arms ot the bartender.  ahlv furnished    with  the choicest  14* >\ !     t\ B -jft V _ra ���������  tl?e fflarl(e'"' affords. _ Best   Winea   ~ Liquors-arid "CMcrnrs'i Largerrlight-  bedrooms; R<ues    !jl    a    day.  Monthly rate.  . JJitoi sione. Prow.  PACIFIC  AMD SOO LINE.  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPERS ^ON  ALL TRA NS.  ROBERT  8AM&ON  Wood Dealer  and 'Draymat|.  Draying and delivery work a _rp*elal-  ty.     Teama always ready oa KiortM*  notl������������.      Cnntrnrt.   tor   InhMni  tatra*  TOURIST CASS TO  St. Paul -        -        Daily  Montreal and Boston Fridays  Toronto Sundays and Tuesdays  Trains for  KOOTENAY POhTS  leave Revelstoke at.8.10.  Main Line Trains leave Kevelstoke: eastbound 8.20- westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to"  REVELSTOKE  IRON WORKS  -Black-smithing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsmithing Sheet Iron  "Work, Machinery Ke-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  K.OBX. GORDON  Revolntobfe.  T. A. HWADSIUW.  Ajen*  Beveto'5ke  E. P. COYl E  A.G.P. A.  V*PCO������v;r. '     B' CZ  Undertaking: rh d' ^mlm Imim  F. Howson & Co,,  MACKKK7.Ii:   IVE.  ������'ri������,I Tlo*Vr������    'i    ���������'nrttlto'f.  i  HB Nobody  SHOULD SUFFER  From   tlint   terrible   Hci'king   Cough  t.     wlwa they can get a. bottle of  * Couipound Syrup of White  **       Pine for 25c a bottle  $    j������ CANADA DRUG & BOOK  .  J                             REVELSTOKE  fr    *4***I*+*W4***'M**+'l***i*-lr*t*_**l.'J*'i:*l'*l.*  *  t  fr  fr  Night Bell on Door.  '+���������:���������+ M-+*l*+*.-+-W**H**+**fr'f*{'**f'*r*I*  MARRIED.  McAdam-Gl-sn.���������At the pnraonage by  Rev. S, J. Thompson on Wednesday  M-irch Gth, 1900. .Mr. Willinn Jlc-  Adnm, of the Hudson's Bay Co.,  Nelson, B. C, lo Miss Caroline Gunn  of Peieiboro, Out., lute   of  Calgary,  Alta.  Local and  General  News  ���������Look  out   h;    is    com'n:*.    Who?  ..M*"iutri'i'Pool of the Ni'ltie L lett-  for Ferguson this morning.  Payne aoth century Hypnotist.  W. K. Cochrane and Mrs. Cochrane  left for thi* coiit'l on I'lini-Mluy's triiin.  ���������Laugh   and   grow   fat.     Tapping's  Theatre   3 nights commencing  Monday  -  March the nth.  .1. D. Graham l**ft, for his post in  Atlin on Thursday, ufter .spending n  couple cif weeks* nt liou.c._  ���������Don't fail to see him. He will please  you. Children 25 cents Adults 50 cents.  Reserve seats 75 cents.  D. Ki'iguscin nml S. F. XV. Gainer  cmne upfront the Lardeau on Wednesday.  Rolit. Irving, President of the K.&S.  r.tihv.iy wns in town on Thursday on  lii> way to the const.  .Services tomoirow. Third Sunday in  3-+*nt. will he ns usual. Rev. C. A,  Proeunier officiating.  G. XV. Cross, general manager of the  locomotive department, Winnipeg,  spent Thursday in town.  There was a carload of Portuguese,  en route for Honolulu cm ihe train  Ironi the east on Thurbday.  A. O Kirby iind J. J. Young of the  Double Kngle Mining & Development  Co. left yesterday for the east.  The thanks of the Herald are due  R. Tapping who laid a, dozen fine fresh  eggs on the editor's table yesterday.  Puyne, the 20th century hypnotist,  will "show three nights 'in the opera  house next week, beginning Monday  night.  G. H. S. Sprout of White Horse. Jos,  Genelle nf Vancouver and A Ferguson  ������if Ferguson lvgistered at the Kevel-  s>toke on T.iui'.uliiy.  Tlie Revelstoke rink reopenecL.on  Wednesday evening' and has b"een  -���������tinning since with good ice and good  crowds every.night.      . _ . ,  ��������� The Hehalo regrets to learn that  Jus. Ponpore of the firm of Poupore &  McVeigh, contractors:, and funuerly of  Nakusp is seriously ill.  E. A. Bradley, manager of the  Pittsliiii'g.cnmpiuiy's placer claims on  Smith Creek, is expected to return on  tonight's train from the east.  C.J. Rumens and W.H. Wilcox came  down from the Standard on''Wednesday   to   take   in   the  meeting'of the  Prince   Mining   tt   Development    Co.  .next week.  Con. Upper left on Thursday for  .N'ew Westminster with a lunatic  n.-uueil Anderson who wns brought  down from Trout Lake by Coust. Snell  on Tuesday last.  J. Douglas Walker K. C, of London  Eng:.. who has been spending the past  ���������week in town in connection with the  Double Eagle Mining & Development  Co. left,last, night for China and Japan,  going home that way,  The train on Thursday came in in  two" sections on time, being the first  from the east since Tuesday. The  delay was caused by the train being  partly derailed at Ashley, a small  nUition in Manitoba. Nobody was  injured.  M. Pettipiece had quite an experience on Williamson's lake the other  day. He was crossing the lake with  his sleigh for a load of wood, when  one of the horses went through the  ice and was extricated with some  difficulty. Mr. Pettipiece says he  believes'the lake is thirty feet deep.  ��������� A��������� special���������general������������������ the  bo.trd of trade is culled for tonight to  consider a telegram from the Rossland Board of Trade, asking the  Revelstoke board to cooperate with  their delegation which is going down  to Victoria to endorse Mr. Hill's  application for a chatter to build a  branch from the boundary lo Michel  on the Crow.  K. D. Johnson or Molson's bank left  this morning to take up his duties a.s  accountant in the Calgary branch. His  numerous bachelor friends gave him  ;x, supper at the Wigwam lust night us  a send. nlTat which a .very enjoyable,  not to say JKvinl time, was spent. The  genial **K. D.V lots will be hc-cvily  f**lt "tn social und athletic circles iii  Revelstoke.  Aiming the notables- around thr  Revelstoke on Thursday last the  _Ukrali> remarked one Jtidgi* of tin  Mipreuie court, two miue managers.  ���������>n.������ bunk manager, one vice president  ��������� if a smelting company, one railroad  iininngei*. two newspaper proprietors,  two English capitalist**,, the maiinget  ��������� if tlie biggest ranch in Alberta, one  towpsite owner and two gold commissioners.  ffeaAj 4*otAt Xyr^nyfMy s /Hs&y**yl4  UtoJM7\/   tyiinjU   4/plUS.  THE WATERWORKS DEAL.  In discussing the question of tbe  advisability of t.he purchase of thu  plant of the Revelstoke Wider, Light  c*v Power Co. by the city *me consideration must be constantly borne in mind  and tlmt is that it is a paying concern,  bringing in a high rule of interest on  the total investment. The annual net  proceeds, after wages, repairs and all  other expenditure lias been accounted  for, may he very consei vati veiy put at  $10,000 or over 12 pur cent on the total  amount expended originally or subsequently on the plant,. On the amount  which the cily is asked to pay for the  plant by the company this sum would  amount, to over 11 pur cent per annum,  which is surely as large a rate of profit  as can reasonably be asked for. And  on this head it is very important to  bear in mind that increased profit  does not at.all mean increased expenditure iu the water and electric light  business line. It may be -.iifely said  lhat the business of the company  might be trebled without appreciably  augmenting their wag-, list forinstance  which is the chief item of their regular  expenditure. The profits increase in  short faster than the expenses.  If the city then purchases the plant  it will at once come into a revenue of  at least $10,000 per annum with 11 certainty of a constant ancl considerable  increase. Out of this sum will have to  come every year $5137,57 for iuterest  and sinking fund on the purchase  money leaving we will say $4850 to,  the good. Now the city has to start  in; immediately to obtain a separate  waterworks system for fire protection  purposes, out-of which the'individual  ratepayers will no doubt derive some  benefit in the shape of lower insurance  rates but from which nothing in the  way of direcL profit to the corpora  tion itself can possibly be expected.  If we do not 'purchase the company's  plant the city will either, as the  Herald pointed out in its last issue,  have to put the. system in itself and  take' some $2500 or more a year out of  the ratepayers' pockets to pay the  sinking fund and interest on the  tnoiic'y borrowed to do the woik or  else pay the company 10 per cent, on  the money invested or about N $3300 .a  year, to doit for them. But if we  oiirchase this plant we shall be itXt'.e to  pay the iuterest on the money which  it will be necessary to borrow for this  work out of the profits derived, from  the water unci electric light business  and still have a surplus of $2350 to the  good, which would" be available for  extending the system and thus become  the means ot gaining further profit to  tbe city. The city will acquire a  valuahln asset, it will provide ' the  necessary fire protection, which must,  in Miy case be provided and that HI  unce and it will leave a surplus in  hand. Aud all this without costing a  single ratepayer a cent. The Herat..!)  altogether fails to sec* what better bargain can be reasonably demanded.  r  I Just a  I Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM  will give instant, relief, and a  bottle will usually cure two or   $  three had colds. J  We know all about the ingredients of this remedy; that's  the reason we guarantee its  purity ancl effectiveness.���������35c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  ji Geo. F. Curtis,  I ( TAYLOR BLOCK.     -     MoKcnzle Ave  * . ... .-.*  *"        PATRONIZE ?j  HOME INDUSTRY <!  !  AND SMOKK^fflOT 9  Our Special   \  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  \\ REVELSTOKE CIGAR M'F'G. \  5 COMPANY, .;  Revelstoke Station. '  *-e&-4f*-������&-*l������**tr.r4i<[&4[4*t*r****k  KEEWATIN  FLOUR   For Sale  A carload just opened up at  A. N. SMITH'S  BAKER AND  CONFECTIONER.  Finest Bristle  Hair Brush  '  Guaranteed for years. s   ;  obtained  at  FIELD & BEWS, '"  -Druggist., and. tmioners,  Sight Bell. Brown Block.  T-A-TTLO-R/ &o georg-b  THE LEADING   STORE  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  To the Ladies:  We have just opened up a large choice stock of  DKY GOODS, which is the best and only new-  stock in the City.  The latest Styles and newest patterns that can  be-purchased. Call and see us. It is a pleasure  to show such excellent goods and it will be a  pleasure forjyou to buy them.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AYR  *****iNf**tH(*<t4f������**4ixV04*^^  JOHN D. SIBBALD,  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  A-Q-SttSm  FOB  REAL ESTATE-  I r��������� V. li. TOWNSITE.  I MAKA TOWNSITE.  CITVI A WPI AT     ( Canada Permanent A Western  rill All LilAL,-}       Canada Mortgage Corporation.  jl uuuiuuiu   i Equitable Savings Loan and Building Association.  INSURANCE! )������  COAL FOR SALE,  mporlal Fire.   ��������� Guardian Eire.      Mercantile l-'lre.  Canadian Flre.      Caledonian Kire.  Confcdcriitliin Life.      Atlas Kire,  HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT.  t ^Address Pevelstnke Station. I  xVj9j9!im!^  THE.  CITY EXPRESS  .   E.-W. B.I'AGET, Prop._  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage, etc., to  an   part of tho City.  Any Kind of Transferring:  Undertaken;  All orders left at E. M. Smvthc's Tobacco  Store, or by Telephone No. 7__������_������ will receive  prompt attention. ������������������  J AS.   I . "WOODROW  BUTCHER  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork, :  Mutton, Etc. ���������'     ,'_  Fish and Game in Season..'.'.'-'-'  ,.     ��������� All orders promptly filled.  SiKlSfJSl,'.' RE YEM0KB; B'.S.  "0  m  m  r0  HATS  m HATS *  HATS  Trimmed and  Untrimmed  Tho best assortment of Trimmed  and Untrimmed Hats In the  City. -Call and inspect before  -purchasing.  |f Misses Shepard & Bell  ���������j&  #  m  m  m  m  ALL  GOODS  _AT~A-  Great  Reduction  M. K. LAWSON'S  Mackenzie Ave.  Bread - Delivered - Daily  ...To the Public...  Having: disposed of our Dry Goods Business, our  attention is chiefly directed to the Grocery Department,  in which a complete and fresh line of goods will always be  found at our counters at the lowest prices.  L  **********,  We still retain our Hardware  purchasers will find a large selection  prices.  in  Department,   where  every line at right  BOURNE BROS.  H.G. PARSON  WHOLESALE  Wine and  Liquor  Merchant  REVELSTOKE, B. C.  A GOOD  NAME....  Is bettor than rtchct  Wc hnve the name of making  tho only Btylltli Hnltn in Town  ���������for durability and rjtinlfty  they also excel.  .TRY ONE  R.S. WILSON  Next thc McCarty Block.  A Dainty Timepiece ���������  , The loner, delicate chain I.s the correct iicl'jnnp.l for a  ��������� Dainty Time lJiuce, nnd in n.seul in  ho many other  .   ,     ways you can't afford to be without one,  Wc offer .special bursaluh in these fdbliionablo chains  either with or without the .watch. -'  GUY BARBER, Watchmaker'and Jeweller  -"���������       Mackoniiiu A venue.'.  - Heated by Hot. Air and KIci-tric.  _       ��������� " Hells and Light in every room  -  Freo.BiiR Meets All Trains .���������  "'"    ' lU'itsonable Hales .." ��������� ......  .    ,   ....r^IHCOTIEI.,  YIOTOHIAj-.  ���������-.-".*'._,.���������;������������������        JOHN V. JPEKKS, PRorjinsT'oit.'. -���������--. -"     '.  _. >"5n;l>t- Grill ifun in Connection for the Convenience of Guests  UoiwoIp iloSel'.inu.Stat.on      .'...,*        -"'i/    |^@V@0s^������lr|@9    lo ^o  STARTING  RIGHT   At Uit.jb.'p'iimiiig of the year unci  ���������   fen- lh������;lii*'i_;iiiiiiri(2; of the century  '���������reuieTiiliei*  it's   butter   to bugin  riffht. (  A-step in. the right direction is  Good Clothes���������I hut lit mid weur.  Out* L.-iiloi-inK is the sort tlmt  induces c-oinlort nnd durability.  Not expensive, even though  superior. '- '    -  Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.  J".   33. GElBSSMAIT,    MACKKN2  ZIH AVENUE.  ERGUSON, B. C.  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF THE  LARDEAU  MINING  COUNTRY.  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $75 and $100  I  SOLE  AGENT  HENRY FLOYD  BEVELSTOKE  B. C.  ,! "Wednesday, the'-ftth day .of March,  A.D.,  i 1DU1, between the hours  of 8 o'clock In, the  forenoon and 4 o'clock in the afternoon. '  I    Kevelsioke, March Ith, isoi.    ,'  C.HAJILKS EKSKISE'SHAW,   'v  City Oltik.  Corporation of the City  of Revelsloke :.  From 5th Jan. to the 25thl  Jan., 190L a reduction will foe ft  offered on all lots in Smelter m  Townsite prior to the closing* g  of annual books on 1st Feb.       X  (H Intending  purchasers should   take advantage   of (||  (||    this ofier before the new   price   liats  for   1901-2 are  <������  ������    in force. ' #  W ���������   '��������� '������  (11)  /5_V-__->j5-i/5&7-_tx_-2-j^^  w  (ll  i  R. H. MAYNE,*  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  By-Law'.No1.' -     .  A lSy-law to authnrUc the purchase hv the  rtori'oraiion'of tin.* city of Jtuvelslokc from  the Kevelstoke Water, Light" and I'ower  Company, l.iinitcd, all the water ������ork:i  plant anil electric 'lighting plant and  property lcul and pergonal u.-ed therewith  and all water riKhtu and reeord.s of thc said  Company lor the Miin ol Sixty-nine thousand,  nine hundred and seventy-live .dollar.-,, and lo  ral*,e the *.uni ul'*_i.\t.-nine tlioil_-and, nine  luinurecland te\enty-live ilolliu-u by the lusue  of dcbeiiture.s forhiicli purpuric.  \VIIi:i.K..!_ ihe-Kevelstoke Water Light nnd  Power C.onipiiuy, Limited, have offered to ui.-ll  aint convey to lhe Corporation ol 'the City ol  Kevelsioke for the prn-ti or sum of Hi*.ty-niue  thousand, nine hundred und *,cvcnty-!ivc  dollar.- all their water work., plant and liichtiiiK plant and properly real and  MThonal u..od Ineieu ith and all wuler right*,  and records owned bv .said Company;  ,. AND Wll l-.KJKAS u I'etition ��������� has been pre-  cuied lo ' the Munciptil' Council 'oi' the  Corporation uf tlie (Jlty of ..o'velstoko ^ignuil  by tne owners of at 'least one-tenth' 01 the  vitlue of the real properly within the City oi  Kevelstuko as shewn on the Inst revised  assessment roll of the said Cily pra; In-*- that a  jl.-law be introduced for -thu- -purpose; ol  aulhorUini. the Of said plant.' works,  rights and rei-urds ami -"properly 'real and  personal us.ed 'thercwi'.h, on'the'iei'ms aforesaid'and for Lhe piii-pusu ol rinsing llie said  sum oli-ist>-nine thousand, nine hundred aiul  seventy-live dollars by lhe issue ui debenture-,  for tne purpose aforesaid; '   '   .     >'  ANIJ \'.'i]K....AS il is ciceincd expedient to  purcliase lhe said plant, works, .property .and  rights and records ou lhe terms aioresald and  tn borrow lhe Mtid sum of .-sixty-nine thousand, nine hundred and seventy-live duilais  lor the purpose aforesaid;  AND' Wlii.ul.Ab lhe whole amount of  rateable roul properly of the snd Cily ol  .lievelstoke according lo the last revised  assessment roll ' of lhe said City is Bix  hundred and two thousand, six hundred and  ninety-Heven dollars; ���������   -  AXl) Wil-ilil-A-i It will be requisite to  annually by special rate sulticicnt therefor the  sum ot l-'ivc thousand, one hundred'and  thirty-,e\en dollars and cents for  paving the said ocbt and interest thereon;  NOW XHEKEFOKE the Municipal Council  of the Corporation of the City ol-Kevelslokc  enacts as follows :��������� . .  1. ll shall be lawful for the Corporation of  the City of Kevelstoke to purchase from the  Kevelstoke Water, Light and l'ower Coinpanv,  Limited, all lhe water ' works plant and  electric lighting plant, and property .real and  personal used therewith, and all water rights  and record!) now owned by the said coiupanv  for the-'sum of bixcy-niue thousand, nine  hundred and seventy-live dollars.  'i. lt shall be, lawful for the Mayor of the  Corporation of the-City of > Kevelstoke - to  burrow on.thc credit of thc said Corporation  hy way "of debentures hereinafter 'mentioned,  from any person, persons, lirm, body or bodies  corporate who maybe willing lo advance the  same as a loan, a sum of money nrt exceeding  in thc whole the sum of bixty-ninu thouauuti,  nine hundred and so\cnty-'lve dollars, nni.-ui  cause all such sums so raised or received to he  be paid into the hands of the Treasurer of .the  of lhe Corporation lor the purposes und with  the object hereinbeiorc-recited.  ;i.���������it shall be lawful for the Mayor of the  said Corporation to cause any number of  debentures to be made, executed;and issued  for such sum or sums as in ay be required for  the purpose and object aforesaid not exceeding, however, the sum of Mxty-nino thousand,  nine hundred and seventy-live dollars; Sixty  nino of the said debentures being of the  denomination of One thousand dollars each,  aud one of said debentures being of thc  denomination of Nine hundred and sevcnly-  livo dollars and all such debentures shall be  sealed with the seal of-the Corporation and  signed by the Mayor thereof.  -1. The said debenture-, shall bear the date of  April 1st, A. D., luiil, and shall he made pay-  nbli; i:i twenty-live years Irom thesaid date in  lawful money of Canada at the oflice of the  Molsons Bank at Kevelstoke uioresiiid winch  said place of payment shall he designated In  said debentures and shall have attached lo  ihem coupons for the payment of interest, and  the signature to thu Interest coupons may  cither be written, printed, stamped or lithographed:  f,. The said debentures shall hear Interest nl  live per centum per annum from the date  thereof which interest shall he payable semiannually at the ollice of the .Molsons Bank ut  Kevelsioke aforesaid in lawful monoy of  Canada ou thc 1st day of April, and the 1st day  of October respectively in each and overyear during thc currency thereof and ft shall  be expressed In said debentures to coupons to  be so payable. *  B. I;.shall be lawful for thc Mayor of the  said Corporation to negotiate and sell the  said debentures or any oi them for less than  par, but iu no case shall the said debentures  or any of them he negotiated or sold for less  than ninety-live per contum of their face  value including the costs of negotiating and  sale, brokerage and all other necessary expenses.  7. There'shall be raised and levied in each  year during the eiirrcncv of thc .said debentures thc sum of 'lh roe thousand four hundred  und ninety-eight dollars and seventy-five cents  for the payment of interest, and one thousand,  six hundred and thirty-eight dollars and  eighty-two cents for the payment of the said  debt under the said debentures by a spcciul  rntc sutlictcnt therefor on "nil .tlio rateuble  real properly, lu thesaid Municipality.  Is. it shall be lawful for the said Municipal  Council io re-purchase any of the said debentures upon rucIi terms as may be ugrced  upon with the legal holder or holders thereof  cither at thu time of unle or at any- subsequent  time or times and-all debentures mi re  purchased shall be forthwith cancelled uud  df.strovcd and no re-issuc of the debentures  shall hi madu in conecqucnce of such repurchase.  0. This by-law shall take effect on thc 1st  day of April. A.D., 1901.  Head a first time -March 4th, 1901.  Head a Fecond time March 4th, IW.  Kcttd a third time and subbed Marclt -Ith,  1901.  Keccivcd tho oiseut oi Vei- *l*c.Ers 1501.  Ke-considcrcd and *>*-ra"'*Qr passed and  adopted by tbe Council on So*? day  of 1901.  Red Itos-c. Degree meets socond nnd fourth  Fridays- of cacJi month;   White Rose  Ih'grcs*  'neets llrstl'riday of each Oddfellows'  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.- ���������   .  WM. WATSON, HY. EDWARDS,  ,. ���������**; President. .' ,      Sccrctarr.  City Clerk. -S&yoc.  TAKE NOTICE that the above is a true copy  of theproppscd By-law upon which thc vote      _  nf thc Municipality will he taken at-Tapping's   Heavv Dravino- a- ^w-rialtv  Opera House, Second Street. Revel-toko- B. C-  n������avS- "raying a. ftjeoauj-.  Gold Range L*dge'K. of P.",  ��������� 'No. 26, Revefctoke. B. C. - -  JUep.fK I'v-ci-v- Wi'dnesilny in ,  Oilclf.'llm*'.**' Hull'  Visitintr Knights  . H. ]!uit._mc.i.. C.-V.     ::::::".  ��������� i.lrt'iV^.W. iMackinuot, K. op. II. <fc S.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  ��������� 'y  .'.Hegulnr meetings arc held  In Ihe  fertj   " O1.rt.ull11wMI1.ll on  Ihe Third Frl-  SrLs*.    ''">��������� "f<,ui!h inonih.'nt H p.m. sharp.-  !j*^B    Visiting hreiluvn crirdiallv invited  ,J������������������ THOS. STKEI), W.M..   . HIHNEY. Ri*c.-Si<ci.  A..H. HOLDICH---  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST'     '  AND ASSAYER.   -  Royal School of Mines, London'.    Seven 'years  nt  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.     17 ��������� vears-'.Chiof  Chemist   to Coal and   Iron (;p-.,   Kng.  Late chemist and Assuycr, Hall Mines, Ltd. ���������  Cluims exumlncd and reported upon.  Revelstoke, B.C.  H;   EDWARDS  TAXIDERMIST.'-"  DKER HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOUNTED,    '  Furs Cleaned and Jicimlred.  LOVERINfi'S OLD STAND..-': ��������� Second Street  GIVE YOU TEETH ATTENTION  When   they  lirst  need'it,   before  ihoy  clvo youimin,   thereby  avoiding  nced-  ��������� less suffering and iisssuring more aittii-  , .    factory and iicrinanent-"work. and at loss  cost, than if left until tho latter stages  , , _. 01 decay. '  Dentist,  Tavlor Block.  EDWARD A.-HAGGEN,  ' '��������� -'Mining Engineer,  Member American Institute Mining Engineers  Member Canadian Mining Institute. ���������  .- REVELSTOKE. B. C. ���������  Examination of nnd reports on Mineral prop-  . crtjcs'*a specialty.  THE PRINCE MINING AND.  . DEVELOPMENT CO.,  .. Limited Liability.  NOTICE is hereby given that the annual  meeting of the Shareholders of Ihe above  nnincd Company will be held at the Company**!  otlice, Mc.Keiuic Avenue, Kevelstoke, II. u. on  Wednesday the thiricenth dav of March A. Ii.  1901. nt thc hour of two o'clock In Iho afternoon,for the purpose, of .decting officers for  the ensuing year and for nil other purposes  relating to thc management of the Company.  The Transfer Book of ths-Companr will bo  closed during the fourteen days immediately  preceding such meeting.  Dated at Reyolstoke, B. C��������� this 13th day o������  February, A. D.. 1901,  J.M.SCOTT,  Hccrcti*ry.  The Carnes Creek Consolidated  Gold Mines Limited.  1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the  Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of  the above named Company will be held at thc  Company's ofiico nt Revelstoke, British Columbia on the 12th day of March, 1901, at two  o'clock in thc afternoon, for "thc purpose of  electing officers for the ensuing yenr and for  all other purposes relating to the management  of the Company.  The Transfer jJook ol the Company will bo  closed during the fourteen days immediately  preceding the meeting,  I. T. BREWSTER,  Feb. Iwt, d. Secretary. 1  FIRST CJLASS  STOVE CO Ali  Reasoned  FIR  CORDWOOD  0*13  to   JAS. C HUTCHISON  get pi ices.  Agent 'Imperial OiJ Co. -Limited.  and  t<t


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