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 if'") .A Ma i 'i /> ���������'  V      ii-V   v    V\s\. s,-V'i> *...-���������'v  ��������� ���������y���������y v c* *.-���������>��������� - vy ���������  -ISSUED   ITWIOB-A-WEEZ:-'W'lEIDlSnEJSID.A.Trs    -A-HSTID   SATTJE/DATS-  ���������Vol*  V. No. 17.  REVELSTOKE.   B. C.   WEDNESDAY,   FEBRUARY H7, 1901.  $2.00 a Year in Advance.  ft  v  I  ft  HF  if  if  I  CHEAP  SHOES..  lfj.^4.^.^.^,i,i,-t-i*-i--iH*'i'*t-t"l"l"l"t"l"l"i*'i  You will never  have   sucli  another chance to buy  Cheap Shoes  Only One More  "Week to Buy  Shoes at Cost.  ^^.^.^.Vl-{.^.^.^.^l..I.^..y..I.^-M"I-f-l"fH-*T-r  A MODERN  NOTE AND COMMENT.  Many occasions demand  many Shoes, and~ though  a girl may be a Modern  Cinderella she cannot always be shod in Slippers  There's the   HOOKEY SHOE  -   RAINY DAY,  RUBBER HEELED,  LACE or BUTTON,  HKESri SHOE.  PATENTLEATHER  '*    , EVENING Slipper  WE HAVE THEM ALL.  Px. +J^9*&)&������������#*Jk>������V-������jVJMH>Si>>iM*i  OUR  GROCERY s  TRADE  Is steadily increasing ! _  QUALITY! "  PRICE !  GOOD SERVICE !  Are the counters.     '  XT00Jkr3tj9*&*+Jf.J*&JkTj*irjrW*Jk>i^J^JM  A DELICIOUS  BEVERAGE  That delights alike the Stomach,  Brain iind Palate is made from  our  GOOD COFFEES,,  TEAS, and  RICU COCOAS.  XVo handle none but the best und  we believe you prepare none but  the best, und so we are sure our  Groceries, including our Chocolates. Coffees and Teas, must  suit you.  C. B. Hume & Co,  The slim attendance at the hospital  meeting on Ttiursdiiy night was not  very creditable to Revelstoke. This  hospital project is ono of the utmost  importance lo the town. Everybody  should take 11 hand in it and help-  cat ry it through to a successful completion, Everybody, business men,  mining men, railway men,professional  men should make a special point of  attending the meeting tomoirow night  whicli is to be held in the council  chamber, No, 2 fireball, at So,k, At  that meeting a regular hospital  association will be formed under the  act providing for such institutions and  a good attendance is necessary in order  that a strung, influential and representative provisional board of directors  may be chosen, on whom will devolve  the duty of heading the movement  and carrying it out on business and  practical lines.  The manufacture of pulp wood is to  be assisted hy the provincial government. There is 110 place where such  an industry could be prosecuted.under  more favorable conditions than right  here in Revelstoke, which has thousands of acres ot spruce within easy  reach on the Columbia, The establish-'  ment of a smelter in Kootenay is  becoming very general. Revelstoke  again offers facilities as the chief C. P.  R. railway centre iir the mining  district of the mainland, which cannot  be surpassed and it is railway connections, which make a great smelting  centie. which alone made Omaha for  instance a great smelting centre,  though it is situated 011 the plains  hundreds of miles fiom ore, com or  any thing else required in the industiy.  And as the only point ol itnpoilance in  Kootenay at which the O. P., R. has  largo holdings of land it is altogether  likely that the company would view  with a very favorable eye the establishment of a smeltei- here.  provincial, 011 ';the-mining  industry'of  -Britisii^OdluiiiiVia," 'liiiye got"' ir." llieir  After the two proposed   royal   commissions,    one .Dominion    nud "one  'of  Ve  deadly work, it is to be hoped for'the  sake of every mining' camp in the  louutry thnt our legislators w ill let up  tinkering at our mineiul laws and the  laws affecting the-mining interests in  the country -generally. A few years  ago the mining laws of lhis province  were quoted as models what such laws  should be. They weie to a large  'extent "mining customs crystallised  into statutes. The constant alteration's which have been going on at  them for the last few yeais have not in  the opinion of tbe mining community  been a general rule improvements,  while the feeling of instability and insecurity which the continual shifting  of the conditions, under which the  industry was carried out, has had a  most deterring effect on capital. There  is nothing which discourages investment more quickly or completely.  Foremost among the follies perpetrated of'late years to the injury of  the mining industry under the name  of law by our provincial legislators has  beori.the constant increase of-the bur-  REFUSE TO LIFT COAL.  C. P. R. Will not Furnish Cars for the  Crow's Nest Co. Till B. C. Consumers are Supplied.  With regard to the strained rein tions  now existing between the Crow's Nest  Coal Company and the O. P. Railroad  company it is stated on good authot ity  that the transposition company has  refused lo lift curs for Montana or  other American points until such a  time as the coal company has fulfilled  its promise to supply the British  Columbia market. This refusal ou the  part of the C. P. R. is the cause of all  the attacks which are being made on  lhat company in this connection.  The C, P. R. company has been buying steam coal iu Lethbridge for some  lime past at an advanced figure in  oider co relieve tlie pressure, but with  a renewal of the American contracts  by the coal company the railroad  condcluded to bring things to an issue.  It appeals that at the time of lhe  strike some of the smelters were forced  lo close down and of course cut off  their orders for coal and coke tempor-  ���������tarily. The coal company then made  some three months' contracts with  American plants to the extent of about  SOO tons of coke,per day, and it is  understood that these contracts have  in some cases been renewed, although  the blowing in of the Canadian  smelteis would absorb nearly- all the  daily products of the mines and ovens.  Those on the inside- express 'no  hesitation in saying that Hill has  secured control*of lhe.coal company.  They also point out that it is not to  the interests of James Hill to build up  Canada, and that lhe America Refinery  company is only too anxious to close  up all Canadian smellers. This naturally leads to tbe supposition that there  will be played a,1, cool waiting game,  No changes will be made in tlie coal  company's management, or in the  oidinary pi ogress of affairs until such  a time as a means has lieen secured, to  get the products to the boundary line.  Then the fine sloping- Italian hand of  Jim Hill will become more in evidence,  ���������irul with a conli ol Of the 1 on I company  stock Jt will not. be hard to see the  linish-of .these? smellers-whierrde'pelid'  on the Ciow's-Nest fortheir supplies  of coke.  The company is bound by their  agreement lo sell coal to Biitish  Columbia at certain fixed rales, ��������� a  maximum of $2 per ton, but there is  nothing to prevent them fixing llieir  own prices on coal- shipped to the  United States and supplying- thuL  market first.  These difficulties will be more or  less present, until British Columbia has  her own refining plants and can handle  her mineral products from the mine to  the bars without, calling on or needing  outside assistance.  Meanwhile it remains to* be seen as  to hnw'fni- tbe C. P. R: will be able to  enforce-its demands that'the British  Columbia consumers shall first be  supplied with the products of the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal company before lifting cars 'for the American  market.���������Province. -  U. S. Trust and B. C.   Mines.'  (Nelson Miner.)  Messrs, Simon and_ Daniel   Gugger-  aens of taxation laid upon the miner.  The origin of this fatal course of  legislation has been the fatuous  opinion entertained by our legislators  that the best way to raise a revenue  in a mining country is direct taxation  of mining men and mining ptoducts,  This idea is [totally, contrary lo the  truth. The best way to raise a revenue  from a mining country is to do as our  American cousins do, throw the  country open to mining men and  foster in every way the ��������� production  into use of the hidden, and until produced absolutely worthless, resources  of the initios. They look to raise a  revenue from the towns and villages  which the opening up of lhe country  builds np and from lhe numerous  other enterprises which lhe development of the mines either calls into  existence or stimulates into renewed  activity. Supposing for instance  instead of imposing a two per cent  royalty on the products of' our mines  the provincial government were to  grant a two per cent bonus on every  ounce of silvei taken out of them. Can  any one doubt that properties would  at once begin operation in every  direction and that under the stimulus  of the rush of mining activity, milling  towns and camps would spring up in  tens where now there is one and that  the revenue derived by the province  from the various, businesses carried on  in tlieni would pay for the bonus over  and over again to say nothing of the  prosperity, whicli would be felt in  every corner of trade throughout the  province. But our legislators have  not got further than the wood pulp  iudustiy in their bonussing schemes so  far and are probably figuring how  they can best squeeze the mining  industry to pay the wood pulpers.  There are other mining countries in  tho world besides Brilish Columbia.  There is one called Mexico. Iu mines  are reputed to be the richest on I.he  I American continent B"t 'l>et" S*> re  ! 1 ��������� pA'-ii:; ni ;*J,-v.*(i     ll ha-   b*'."i  la-*"  1  To Lease the Narrow Guage,  The Great Falls & Canada railroad  and the Alberta Railway & Coal  Company's road has recently applied  to the Canadian parliament for permission to lease their road, commonly  known as the "narrow guage" to the  Canadian Pacific Railroad. The request was presented only a few days  ago, and the Canadian parliament has  not taken any action as yet regarding the matter, hut ib is more than  probable that it will be granted.  President Edwin Gait of the "narrow  gauge," returned to Lethbridge Monday from a protracted stay in Loudon,  England, and Montreal, where he  conferred with the principle owners  ot the narrow gauge stock and the.  ollicials of tbe Canadian Pacific to  arrange matters to convert the narrow guage to a standard gauge road.  The leasing of the nairow gauge to the  Canadian Pacific is 11 movement lhat  has long been predicted anil seems  about to he realized. The conversion  of the road is of considerable interest  to the -residents of 'Great Falls and  northern Montana,. and the recent  announcement fully confirms the story  published .by the Leader last fall  regarding broadening of the narrow  gauge road. President Gait is expected to 'arrive in Great Falls in a few  days on his way to Salt.Lake City.���������  Great Falls Leader.  Calgary Opinion on J. J Hill's Charter.  J. J. -Youtig of Calgary came in on  Sunday. evening. Speaking to a  Herald . man -he- seemed rather  surprised at the opposition, which Mr.  Hill's application for'a charter to connect with the Crow's Nest road, at  Michel has created in Kootenay.. ,-In  Alberta'they are in favour of the  charter as giving-a competing and  direct route for' Alberta' coal - lo the  Montana market, which is something  they have been looking for for some  time. Thc idea th.it'the pioposed' line  might, injure the"'Kootenay smelting  and mining industries, on which the  catlle and . farm. products trade of  Alberta is so largely .dependent, had  not occurred to people in Calgary.  THE RAILROAD SITUATION.  Sir William Van Home's Views on the  Government Control of Roads.  Montreal, Feb 21,���������Sir William  Van Home, chairman of the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company was asked  yesteiday if he held viows in favor of  the nationalization of railway-, and  their administration hy a board, for the  benefit of the Canadian people as  alleged by Mr. \V. F. Maclean, in the  Commons. Sir William said: "1  have never expressed an opinion in  favor of governmental control of railways. My opinion was asked on the  subject the other day, and I replied  lhat, unless tho management of railways could be kepi out of politics,  governmental control would certainly  be disastrous. And, in reply to a  further question. I said that <i national  botiid of directors entirely beyond  political control or influence, might  succeed in handling railways to the  benefit of the country, but I could not  see how such n board could be established and maintained on a sufficiently  independent footing. I regard it as  impossible."  Accident to- Baptie,, the. Fancy Skater.  Baptie, the fancy skater, who was to  an exhibition iu the rink; here tonight  came to grief while givingjian exhibition at Edmonton. While skating  against time for a quarter mile his foot  struck an obstruction and he fell.  Regarding the accident The Bulletin  says; So swift was the speed and so  great the momentum that the skater  seemed to shoot into the air before  pitching headlong on the ice. The  fall was a cruel one, but Baptie struggled to his feet anil with the. blood  rushing from bis face-and mouth .was.  taken .to the dressing room. His leg  was injured, his hand torn, and bis  face cnt'andbruised, bul he escaped  without serious internal injury,. It  had been intended to have him repeal  the peiforrnance heie tonight, and. he  was"also hilled for an- exhibition % in  Strathcona last night, bnt his injuries  compelled him tocanceliall dates, r and  he went south this 'morning. '. 1  Atlin an Hydraulic Camp.  J. D. Graham, the Atlin gold commissioner, paid the Hiskalu a call on  Monday and asked for a correction of  the item, whiih appealed in our  columns last S .luiday with refeience  to the watchchain received by Mayor  Kilpatrick. Mr. Giuliani (nought, the  chain to Revelstoke but the gift to the  mayor was really made by W. II.  Vickers. In chatting with Mr. Graham he said that he expected that the  hydraulic machinery, which was  installed last season, though loo lale  for any results, would make a good  shewing for Atlin in 1001. The camp is  an" hydraulic {camp and only aliout  four men have so far really made any  stake lo talk of by placer digging. Two  of them made as much as $4*1.000  apiece and another about $35,000.  Tliere is a scattered population in the  camp of about one thousand people.  There have been as many as 3000  miners transacting business in the  one day at the recoiding office  during the rush of 1S09 and even  now 140 to 150 a day is an average  record. The climate is dry and pleasant but living is terribly high. Mr,  Graham likes the life very much, there  heingagieat deal of travelling to be  done and existence is healthy and  exhilarating if not exactly luxurious,  lie will leave to return lo his duties  on Saturday week.  THE SUPPLY LIMITED  They Knew What it Meant.  The effect on thechildien in the  public school nt'the little mining town  of Cumberland when the explosion  took place is described by llie Cumberland News as being dramatic in the  extreme. "When the leport wns  heard ev-pry sound]\vas st.ilied' on the  instant, and every child's face w.-ts  white as they all.stared with tear-filled  eyes. JIhen a. girl, looking through a  window nb the gigantic vclume of  ..-riioke, -began to sob. 'School was  dismissed - and all filed out ii. silence.  Children in a mining c-.iiup realize the  horrors of au explosion."  -A Good Suggestion. ���������  Ifwonld be policy ' I'or the' govern  menttto legislate so small towns might  incorporate as towns and villages as is  the case in Ontario. There-are many  s-tnall places that would he benefitted  hy such an- enactment.���������Cantterbury  Outcrop. _'*"'"  There is Plenty of Coal but Very Little1  of it Coking Coal.  In an interview kindly accorded  to'  a Herald man the   other  day   Supt.  Duchesnay    slated    with    regnid    to'  rumors  of  a     contemplated,   shuffle'  among the C. P. R. officials   that Mr.  W.  Downie was   certainly   to   >,o   as"  superintendent  to   Nelson   and    Mr.  Beasley to lhe coast, but that the rest  ofthe  report as   far   as   himself  and  Mr.   Maipo'.e   was  entirely    without'  foundation.     There   had   been   some'  ground for the rumor, wKi'-h   was put'  forth some time ago that he was to go  lo Cuba inasmuch  as hei had actually  had 1111 offer to go there,   but this last  rumor wns absolutely without  found-  ition.   Speaking of the proposed  line'  line   from    the    Great   Northern   to'  Michel cm the   Crew, for   which   Mr.  Hill is asking a charter,  Mr. Duches-,  nay   said   that  on   Jan. 1',   1901.   the'  capacity of the coke ovens at   Fernit/  was 3,000 tons short of  the   monthly  demands of the Kootenay smelte'rsand'  the C. P. R. were   hauling  coal   from  Vancouver    and    right   past  Fernie_  itself  froni   Lethbridge   to   keep   the'  supply in Kootenay up to the demand.  It is all very well to. talk  of unlimited -  supplies of coal in Alberta and British,  Columbia and the necessity of getting'  nn opening for it into   Montana, but.  there is coal and coal and   verv   little  of it is'cokinft coal.    He thinks"that it.  ���������will be a  sorry  day  for   th'e   British,   '  Columbia'    mining . .and      smelting  interests, if Mr. Hill.gains full .control--  of this one source of supply of coking,  coal, the  possession   of, which,.gives]  Kootenay such.enoi inoiis advantages-'  for^building  up" a smelting   induslry   .  over   the   rival   mining Lc-6uiiLiies   o'r  Montana.   Washington     nnd    Idaho.    \  The American   Smelling   & .Refining..;  Co., which/now controls Ihe^ smelting,  industry in" the States; cannot but 'be'- '  hostile   to   the' bui.lding     up   ".of    a"  competing smelting industry iri British <  Coliinilii-i and if tbey   get, contiol-of- '-  lhe only source  of   supply   of 'coking, '  coal ciii .the mainland, they would with-'"'  out doubt use their advantage' to   kill'  out the Canadian smelters^j   --    '*   *  Bro:  heim have given out a statement~to  the press regarding the merging of  their large smelting interests with the  American Smelting & Refining Company... The statement expatiates upon  the advantages which will accrue to  tbe miners from the establishmert of  this enormous monopoly, and contains  the. following significant stateuient:���������  "The American Smelting Company  now contiols the silver output of South  America, Central America, BRITISH  COLUMBIA. Mexico and the United  States, which is nearly SO per cent of  the output of lhe world,"  Is it fact? And, if it is. why  should it be so, and, still more, why  should it be allowed to remain so ?  Theso are questions which every British Columbian should earnestly consider.  That this assertion has a solid substratum of truth is shown by the fact  that the refusal of the American  Smelter trust to purchase our silver-  lead ores just now has caused consider  able, if only a temporary, embarrassment to the Slocan-mines. Still, it is  equally evident that the big trust has  not yet got that contiol over our silver  lead industry which Ihey claim, which  Ihey undoubtedly covet, and which  they equally undoubtedly ��������� are now  seeking to obtain. It is not necessary  here to dilate upon the reasons why  lhe prosperity of British Columbia  should not be dependent upon the  whims of an alien corporation. Com-,  mon sense business considerations and  patriotic sentiment both supply the  obvious answer. The Canadian mining  industry must not be at the tnerchy of  American smelters, and to ensure that  we must-have Canadian smellers capable of handling all. or'nearly all. the  output of ihe Canadian mines. These  smelters have a terrible opponent in  the hist American trust if ever the  latter should decide upon a fight, and,  J to have any chance of success, they  ��������� pitut l-i.-iv", and are entitled tn have.  ' Uy-   'ivo-.    -   .*''*.=���������    to     ail . C *r.,.*-tta:i  ���������������    Mil'"     j'    i *\.      .   M   r*1! "l������C,   * Vlf������ V    }l'*f fj[  SPRING AND SUMMER  GOODS ARRIVING  and being marked and placed on  our shelves.  Corp. 'Moscrop- Entertained "By"  .--"Lodge Royalty..    ."   ,'��������� ���������  A   pleasant, informal, gat tiering ,of  the brethren of Lodge Royally,"-S.'O.  K" and   the   riiembcrs.rof; the. ��������� sisterj  society, the paiightel:sfa'nil-t'SIaids"-.pf'-  Eri'gliin'd^Dod jre^ l.VwasT-- heifrVsit-Mrsr.^r  Harry Scott's place of residence-  last'  niglit to" entertain Bro. Corp.1 Mos'crop!  of A. Co, 2nd Bttn. R.C.'R..: who   has'  just returned f 1 om South   Africa arid'  has been visiting his brother, Bro.  E.'  Moscropofihe C.  P. R. .work   shops*  since last Saturday.   A   goodly' corn-'  pany of members of both   lodges" and'  the guest of the'evening sat down   in"  the spacious dinning room whicli" was'  prettily ' decorated  for-the   occasion'  wilh the national colours   to a bountiful    and    elegantly    served    repast/"  After supper, the chairman',   TVorthy  President Bro.   W.   G., Watson   pile"  through the toast list"  in   good .s'tyle!  Corp. Moscrop was presented   by  the  hostess and President of the Daughters'  and Maids, Mrs H. V.   Scott,   with' at  handsome clock in the   name  of   the  two societies.   Corp. Moscrop respond-,  ed in feeling ternis\ the feature of his'  speech deing a modest  and - soldierly  description  of   his   experiences  as  a,"  non-commissioned officer of th'e R.C.R.  in the campaign which was intensely  intensely    interesting.   '   After     the"  toast  list  had  been   carried  out  an  adjournment was made to the drawing  room-whei'e"songs~ahd~hiusic_wb'uricl~  up a very pleasant social evening, the  success of which was   greatly  due   to;  the kindness,and  .untiring  efforts of"  the hosless. Mrs\ Scoiu"  ���������>i*i 1  -it.. 1  -**���������     ^-i*.'  ���������-'V'V'I  i  itnf ifi.fiiLif..lintiXn^L  TTTTTTPTTI  There will be Bargains and a  chance to purchase our goods at  very reasonable figures.  The" Boys for the" Boers'.'  The reputation enjoyed by Strath-'  conn's Horse in South Africa may be'  judged from the following extract,  from Lieut. Slorrison's description of  his experiences with' D Battery,'  Royal Canadian Artillery: "When  we were in Pretoria on our way home,-'  Stralhoona's Horse had recently been.'  through on (heir way to join General  Knox. Evidently ihey bad painted  the town ii'delicate heliotiope, for it'  was common to hear the caution thai  if so-and-so did uol do so-and-Mi 'he'  would be castiuto 11 den of SlrathcouaV  Hoise.'"  This" is What They Are.' " "''"'  W. Downie now superintendent' of  the Cascade and Thompson sections is"  to succeed Capt. Troup as siiperinte'n-'  dent of the Kootenay section with'  office, at Nelson and will he-succeeded1  al Vancouver by H. E, Beasley. Capt."  Gore, now poi t captain, will he assistant superintendent of the Columbia  and Kootenay sleariiers. These  changes take place on Maich 1st.  MAIL ORDERS  FILLED PROMPTLY  BEID &. YOUNG.  REVELSTOKE STATION.  * v--**//j5?py.a-w.^������^^^  Curling  On Saturday last the following'  games were played :  Old Calgarians vs. All-Comers. Old  Calgarians���������Geo. S. Mc Carter. A.  McDonald. A. M. Pinkham. K. D.  Johnston���������10. All Comers���������Newton,"  J. G. Fallis. D. Rae.'H. A. Blown���������11.  In the green curleis competition J..  D. Molson played T. Downie, winning-  by one point.   The score was 13 to 12;  In the reorganization of������fhe provincial cabinet, whicli will shortly be.  aniiouncen. says the, " Vancouver-  Provinc e. there "is a good piob.ibilily  lhat either Mr. Garden or' Mr.JTallow  will succeed Hon. Mr. Tinner, upoii^  that gentleman relinquishing the^  ;/- "f-rV-^ ; i fi.'.":r"* 'o '.".k'* ll^e-itrcncy '  1. Cl' V      1 J   I...*.-i,.1j, - . u*a .j--.**; *h*i.z.  ���������wmw���������  tiy,  SB"  *msms  Revelstoke   Herald  Pabttahed in the intaresta ������t  Rerelstoke, Xjardeau, Big Bend. Trout  take, micUlewaat, Albert Caaywv  Jordan     Pus     and     Basle  Pus Districts.  '���������A.   JOHNSON PROPRIETOR  A Semi-Weekly Journal, published  ta the interests of Revelstok* and  tha surrounding dlatricts, Tuesday* w4 Fridays, making closest  aonn*cUonB with all trains.  Advertising Rates: Display ads.,  ' %IXA per Inch, slngla column, $2.00 per  teioh trhen inserted on title page.  K<eg&l ads., 10 cents per inch (nonpa-  tlel) line for flrst Insertion: 5 cents  for each additional insertion. Reading  notices, 10 cents per line each issue.  Birth, Marriage and Death notices,  free.  Subscription Rates: By mail or  (airier, $2.00 per annum; $1.25 for six  months, strictly In advance.  Our Job Department. THE HERALD  Job Department Is one of the hest  equipped printing offlces in "West  Kootenay, and is prepared to execute  all kinds of printing in first-class  style at honest prices. One price to  all. No job too large���������none too  small���������for us. Mail 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 reilanle correspondent in every lo-  eaUty surrounding Revelstoke. In all  cases the' bona tide name ot the  writer muse accompany manuscript,  but not necessarily for publication.  Address all communications  REVELSTOKE HERALt).  Notice to Correspondents.  1. All correspondence must be^Ie'g-  Ibly'wrltten on one side of the paper  only.  2. Correspondence containing personal matter must be signed with the  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  can appear in THE HERALD.  CHARIOT OF  GEORGE  EIWIIII11 BI  1THE FIRE GRADUALLY BEING EXTINGUISHED.���������IT WILL  BE SEVERAL  DAYS  BEFORE THE   BODIES OF THE  ENTOMBED MINERS CAN BE RECOVERED.  A PROGRESSIVE  MAN,  XV. F.. Maclean is a younger member of .the Conservative party who is  rapidly coming to the front. He has  never been hound down by party ties  and although loyal to Conservative  principles has manifested a sturdy  independence that augurs well for his  future career. He is the author of  the new national platform, printed  and promulgated hy the Toronto  World in which many progressive���������  almost radical���������ideas are embodied.  In the very first days of the present  session he brought himself into public prominence by advocating what  was practically government ownership of railways. It is a hopeful  sign for the Conservative party that'  ft can countajMr. McLean among its  adherents. He is symbolic of a  young robust and independent Conservatism that is rapidly talcing root  in the countrv.  Toronto Telegram- Quebec Conservatives, with seven members, two  of whom are whips, seem to be duplicating the makeup of that Kentucky regiment which was al! colonels  and no privates    c  It is difficult to understand why in  this age of tolerance the oath of  oSce required to be taken hy the  British sovereign should be allowed  to remain as offensive, ns it undoubtedly is, to Roman  Catholics.-  It is to be taken for granted that  Sir Wilfrid Laurier has given up any  designs he may aforetime have  had upon the life of the senate. It  is not likely that he would lie. appointing his friends to a moribund  body.     '  The Conservatives are now the  progressive party. W. ��������� F. Maclean,  a prominent member of the party,  is urging upon the government the  necessity of purchasing in thc open  market sufficient shares in the C. P.  Tt. and G. T. R. to give the government of Canada a controlling interest  in both these companies. He urges  that this step is necessary in order  to prevent a great American combine from getting a hold on the Canadian  railroads.  The recent dreadful disaster-in-.i  coal mine on Vancouver Island reveals the dreadful straits in which  the miners are placed when anything  happens to the main shaft of a  mine. Coal mining In most instances  is a very profitable industry and the  present disaster opens the question  as to whether it would not be better  to have legislation enacted providing  for more than one channel of entrance and exit in each large mine.  Hon. Mr. Charlton Is a stalwart  Liberal of the old 6chool. When XV.  V. Maclean brought up the railway  question in the Dominion house and  asserted that the interests of the  people of Canada were menaced by  an American combine that wns endeavoring to acquire controlling Interest in Canadian roads. Sir Wilfrid  Laurier and his colleagues seemed Inclined to treat the matter lightly, but  Mr. Charlton rose ln his place and  urged the matter upon the Immediate  attention  of  the government.  These are the days of clianne and  upheaval in the railway world. Some  of the most important railway lines  have amalgamated. The Manitoba government has taken over the Northern  Pacific, lines in that province. There  is talk of a branch of the Great Northern extending into Canada and there  i.s a general upheaval nil alonz the  line. Despite it all however the railroad comrjanies appear to be coiling  a pretty good rake ntr out of thn  deals just the same and after ail that  is  the chief  thing they are  after.  One need not. look for chances of  -world-wide, importance to follow the  accession of a new ruler in Great  Britain, fur the Dower of tho British  sovereign is. aftp" all. closely circumscribed. Though in theory, for example, the sovereign may veto an act  of parliament, in practice t.he privilege is not allowed. - No English kins  or aueen. In fact, has exercised tho  power since Queen Anne votoe:! -i  bill in 170"���������almost two hundrnd  3'ears ago. It is worth whilo to contrast thi- -with thp practice and  power of American chief execu  Although Washington, indeed  ed only two bills, and Lincoln three  Grant vetoed fortv-three. and Cleveland, in his flrat term alone, vetoed  three hundred and one.���������  The Life Guards in Their Splendid Uni  forms Escort the King to Parliament  The Royal Robes. All the Pagentry  of Feudal Times.  The chariot ot Georgo III. and thc  King's robe were the chief features  of the pageant and tableau, and each  lent color to what otherwise would  Have been a sombre spectacle, says  the Globe's London correspondent.  The gorgeous car of state had boen  regllded without and relined within  withred silk ,and thc braces, held by  gilt buckles, had been stiffened, so  that the occupants were protected  against a swaying motion, and the  spectators were not reminded o������ the  fate of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes'  one horse shay. Towering high  above the. bearskins of the soldiers  lining thc route from Buckingham  Palace to Westminster, it could be  seen from Uie outer edge of the  crowds in tho Mall and in the Whitehall, and there was-a hoarse roar of  applause from thousands of throats  .as it" passed.-���������  The symbolism of the huge palm  trees branching out to support thn  roof was not well suited to war timo.  hut the lions' heads at the corners of  the crown, upheld by three gilded  youths, armed with sceptre, sword  and insignia ot knighthood, aud the  four Tritons, underneath blowing  conches with puffed cheeks, and representing Britannia as ruler of the  waves, were more appropriate. The  royal chariot was well horsed with  cream colored Hanoverians and  purple and gold' harness trappings.  The scarlet liveries ' of postillions,  footmen and the driver were most  gorgeous. The man in scarlet holding  the reins from the seat covered with  hammer-cloth ornamented with gold  bullion was so impresive that the  glory of royalty within the coach was  well nigh eclipsed.  The cavalcade was headed Dy an  escort of Life Guards, riding slow  through lines of 5,000 Foot Guards.  Four royal carriages, drawn by  horses, and cno behind by pslendid  blacks, fo'.owed the escort with a  score of court functionaries. The  King, the Q'lenn tint; Princess Victoria came next in the heaviiy g:ided |  chariot, and a file of Yeomen of the  Guard in quaint mediaeval uniform  was behind with a few cavalrymen.  Half an hour was occupied in thc passage from tho palace to Victoria  Tower, and the King and Queen were  cheered all along the lino -with great  heartiness. Thero were few decorations and few episodes, the, arrival of  Strathcona's Horse in three waggons  at Buckingham Palace' while " the  bands were playing "Marching to  Pretoria" being the. roost Interesting  one.,  " The King was received at Victoria  Tower by the groat officers of State  and conducted to the robing room,  where his gorgeous parliamentary robe  of crimson velvet, lined with ermine,  was put on. The Queen -was also  arrayed in a rich robe lined with ermine, and looked pale, but ��������� handsome. The procession, headed bv  Pursuivants, Heralds. Equerics and  Grooms, passed through the long corridor under the eyes of prvileged'spec-  tntors. ancl with all the regalia used  on such occasions, ��������� including thc  crown, the sword and tho cap of  maintenance, swept into thc house of  lords, whore three hundred neeress"S  awaited it.  The tableau had not beer, rehearsed  and the earl marshall feared that  somebody might get inlo a wrong  place and violate the traditions cf tho  college of Heralds, but the King and  Queen took their throne chairs as  naturally as though they had always  -been=in-them.-but-the-Lord-Privv-S������al-  and Lord Chancellor stood at right  and left, and a group of 30 or"-10  court officials In uniforms and full  dress was formed. A dozen o.- more  members of the royal family were  already in places on either side or  the throne, and the house was filled  with peeresses In back evening  dress, peers in scarlet robes, nmbas-  sadors in full uniform, judges In  wigs and gowns, and a few privileged  spectators. The scene was stately  and sombre owing to the prevailing  tone of black, and it was not until  the royal robes were seen and the  tableau of court functionaries was  formed that there waa really a brilliant effect.  Black Rod brought in the Sneaker  with 50 or more commoners, looking  red-faced and out of temper from tho  disorderly scenes in the corridor, and  the King's speech was read In a  clear voice with commanding dignity. No forecast or it had been  published, but it contained no surprises. Reference to the death of  the Queen, the war In South Africa,  the China settlement, thc Duko of  Cornwall's visit to Australia and  Canada, the rebellion In Ashanti and  the Indian drouth folowed one another naturally enough, ancl the expected declaration of placing the  hereditary revenues of the crown at  the disposal of the parliament in return for a civil list was made. Tho  legislative programme outlined for  the session was meagre and without  interest.  When the speech ended the commons retired, the earl marshall set  tho Pursuivants, Heralds, Yeomin of  the Guard and others in motion, and  the royalties and officials were conducted in state to Victoria Tower for  a second triumphal progress through  Whitehall anil the Mall. Thn p;;er-  isses' share of this ceremony had ended, and the glide! pageant li th-1.  streets, with its glittering splendors  and air of melodrama was rT'-wd.  Renewed cheering of the vast multl  tudes  The Premier of ihe Province at thc Scene of the Disaster.���������  Steps Taken to Aid the Bereaved  Families.���������The Win'  nipeg   Bonspiel,���������Died   from   a   Bullet   Woun.d���������  Thc End in   Sight.���������The   Date   Fixed for the  Termination of Hostilities..  Vancouver. B. C. Fob, 16.���������Sixty- 0f the cages was at the bottom and  flve minors are Imprisoned In No. 16 could not be. brought up. I rigged  shaft of the Cumberland Coal Mining up the other cage broken by the ex-  company. Vancouver Island. The only plosion, and myself and throe of the  exit is the mouth of the shaft which | men descended tbe shaft. I found  is rilled with a huge volume of  flame. There is considered to be no  possibility for the unfortunates to escape Their doom is practically,  certain. Details of the disaster are  meagre. The Cumberland mine is  near tho village ot Union, about 60  mllos north of the town of Nanaimo.  Thc telegraphic communication from  Union is "by a single government wire  and llttlo Is known of tho disaster in  tho mine oxcept that a terrible explosion occurred in the number six  shaft of tho Cumberland about 11  o'clock vesterdav morning. Following  lhe explosion the shaft caught flre  nnd thc 65 miners who were working  half a mile from thf entrance were  caught ln a death trap. A. relieE  party from number flve shaft made a  brave but a futile attemut at a rescue, but they were headed off by the  nre and could not reacn the Imprisoned men. The attempt at rescue  waa made through number flve shaft  hut the flames and gas prevented any  further     perilous    ' adventure. A  sneclal train left Victoria yesterday-  afternoon carrying, the lire fighting  apparatus, in-charge "oi'R. W. Dunsmuir. a.member of the company own-  rag the mine; J.. A. Lindsay, private  seoretarv to the preseldent of the  mining company, Mine Inspector  .Morgan, and Superintendent of Colleges Little.  At Nanaimo this party  A  CASE  OF  SUICIDE  ������*- j the mldwall. 230 feet down, blown  out and the apparatus which ventilates the mine demoralized. We could  go no further until it was repaired  and it took until 8 that night to repair it. Then the socond explosion  occurred, and we realized the mine  was on fire and the case of tho mon  hopeless. Wo then poured three  streams of water down number six  shaft, excluding the air by sealing  the shaft up. At 10.30 the rescue  crew and managers came from Victoria and another attempt was made  to rescue the men. We turnod two  heavy streams of water into number  flve shaft, and stopped the fan with  the hope of forcing the air into number six, expecting to be able to follow the air in and rescue the men.  We were unable to restore the ventilation, however, owing to the large  quantity of gas in the mine. At 4  a.m. another explosion occurred in  number six and giving up all hope  we flooded the mine.' sealing over  numbers flve and six shafts. The  'latest despatch last night states that  the work of recovering the, bodies  has . commenced . and IV Is ''thought  that' some will be .brought up before  morning.  The correspondent of the Vancouver Province obtained the following interview from Fire Boss William  Johnson, who was not only the last  St. John. N. B.. Feb. 20.-*7*Robert  Conner, youngest brother of John  Connor, well known in Dolltlcal and  Business circles, and of Thomas Connor, manager of tho binder twine  works at Kingston penitentiary, was  yesterday found- dead by (hls own  hand In the remotest corner- f an old  warehouse. He was employed by the  Consumers^Cotton company .and was  to have gone to Halifax yesterday in  their Interests. He had long suffered  from Insomnia. His mother Is prostrated and it is feared nhe may not  survive th'e shock.  THE WINNIPEG BONSPIEL  Winnipeg, Feb. 20.���������Yesterday's  play in the big bonspiel reduced the  competitions to tho semi-finals and  finals in nearly all events. The  rinks, Winnipeg, Neepawa and  Indian Head are in the Grand Challenge. Three rinks, Winnipeg,  Bolssovaln and Manitou are In the  Caledonia, and three rinks in tho  Walkerville, Treherne.Boissevulu and  Holland. The Gait final was won hy  McKenzie. of Indian Head, with  Defleld, of St. Paul, second. The  Dolge, International and the Tuckett  competitions are ln thc semi-finals,  and the Patterson consolation cup is  between Holland and Wawanesa.  A   SENATOR   DTING  Montreal, Feb. JO.���������Andrew Allen,  senior member of the firm ot H. and  A. Allen, steamship owners ot Canada, the United States and England,  is dying hers  CANADIAN   JUDGES   TAKE   OATH  embarked last evening on the steamer living man in the mine, but was also  -John which set off at one? for Union the man who was resnonsibl������ for  Bay. The Cumberland mine'"is one  of the properties of the Union, Colliery company, situated near Comox.  and reached from Union Bay by the  private colliery railway crossing the  Trent river, on which the memorable  bridge disaster occurred a Year or  twt������ ago.  It haa been singularly' fortunate  heretofore in immunity from disaster  and was counted an esrjecially safe  mine to work tn by reason of the  character of the formation in which  the coal is found there, and the manner tn which it. had been opened up.  No. six shaft the scene ofthe disaster, was bottomed in October, 189S,  at a depth of S14 feet. It is well  constructed and timbered with a  midway, the pit bottom being timbered with 12 by "18 sawn hulks built  solidly together. 16. feel widn and 12  feet high. The shaft is located close  to thc railway, and tho ventilation of  mine is effected by a 14 by five foot  gtilbal fan which when run to its  full capacity gives 85.000 cubic feet  of air- circulation per minute. The  air enters by the haulage slopes and  is divided into separate splits, the  main split being at tho point where  number two branches off the main  slope, part of the air going clown  each slope. Further down east of  these slopes tho air is again split and  sent to the workings east and west  in the respective slopes.  Vancouver, Feb. 17.���������The torribie  accident at' Union mines, Vancouver  island, which has plunged tne town  of Cumberland - and the rest ot the  province Into mourning continues to  engross public attention. The greatest excitement prevails at Cumwr-  land aud ever, ut the larger town of  Nanaimo, 60 miles distant rrom the  scene of the catastrophe, the telegrapn  and newspaper offices are besieged Dy  anxious citizens eager for details or  the  disaster.  The Canadian Pacific railway, company's steamer arrived at Vancouver  this afternoon from the coaiing station of Union. 12 miles from Cumoe;--  land She Brought two passengers.  H. Raymond and Geo. Bennett, botr*.  coal miners. Neither had an7  theory as to the cause of the explosion  in So. ti shaft, in which the accident ocurred. They say the cause  is not Known, and  never will  oc. -...   When the Tartar left Union at 7  o'clock this morning the latest news  from Xo. S shaft was that the Hooq-  ing process wa.s still being contlnueo.  The tire was still burning althoutm  not so fiercely as during the preceeo-  ing 36 hours. The volume of water  pouring into the mine-from the continuous supply furnished by an eight-  inch main was gradually performing  the desired service and by tomorrow  it is confidently- expected that tn*:  flre  will  be    extinguished.  It will be several days, Mr. Raymond says, before thi bodies of Bi  entombed miners' can be recovererc.  because after the flre has heen oom-  pletely put out' It will he ncccuaarr  to pump the water out of the mine  before a rescuing . party cau hope  to remove the boclieii now lying at  the bottom  of  the  shaft.  Shortly liefore the Tartar sailed  from Union, the 3teamer Joan arrived  having on board Premier Jas. Duna-  muir of the British Columbia ao*--  ernment, who is also principal owner  of the Cumberland mines. After leaving Vancouver on the Joan on Saturday afternoon Mr. Dunsmuir 'called at Nanaimo and started off from  Nanaimo for Union last night, but a  heavy sea swept the gtiif and as r.h'i  wind rose a blinding snow storm  made navigation ilifTiculf. and the  Joan was finally compelled to return  to Nanaimo at midnight, making a  fresh start for Union before, daybreak.  Tho families of tho dead miners  require financial assistance which will  be forthcoming from more than one  source. The mayor of Vancouver has  already taken steps to aid tho bereaved families and other cities are  taking similar action. In the meantime Premier Dunsmuir has ordered  t.he storekeepers at Cumberland to  glye the distressed families whatever supplies they may need.  Vancouver. B. C. Feb. 19.���������Premier  Ottawa, Fob. 19.���������Justices Tasch-  oreati. King Gwvnne. Sedcewlok and  Glrouard this morning took thn oath  of allegiance to King Edward VII.  beforo  his   excellency  Lord   Minto.  Thero was a verv large attendance,  including ministers of the crown and  barristers. Among those present  wero: *  Sir Louis Davies, Sir C.H.Tupper,  R. W. Scott. J. I. Tarte. A. G. Blair.  Solicitor General Fltznatrick. R. L.  Borden. K. C Kitchie. K.C.. Halifax.  Wade, M.K.C., Annapolis, Masters,  K. C. Tht������ affair also Droved an interesting social function. Ladv Minto  and manv societv ladieB heing present.  ���������: c*  KITCHENER'S PLANS WELL LAID  Dr. Pioroe's Fa"  vorito Prescription  Doubles a Mother's  Joys and HaSves Hor  Sorrows a  It does this by a pre-natal preparation in which the mother finds  herself growing stronger instead of  weaker with each month. Instead  of nausea and nervousness, there are  healthy appetite, quiet nerves, and  refreshing sleep. The mind's content keeps pace with the body's  comfort. 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RHV.S.J.THOMPSON,   Pastor.  seeing that the olace was free from  gas before the men went to work. Mr.  Johnson's statement will be recognized as being the most important  official utterance that has been made  since the accident occurred.  1 "I went below at 5 o'clock on' Friday morning as .usual." said - Mr.  Johnson, "and carefullv examined  every hall, heading and-level; tb<������  mine was in as good shane as usual,  though I found gas in several places."  "In what places did you find it?"  Mr. Johnson was asked."  In Nos. 1 and 4 on. No. 2 incline,  and in numbers K. 4 and 6 on No. U  incline: all the others were.perfectly  clear.".  Asked if he had found gas in anv  considerable Quantity Mr. Johnson  said definitely that it. - was not and  further that he had in. each instance  cleared the gas out thoroughly before  proceeding. ,        .  "You are satisfied that it was cleared out thoroughly?"  ' "Perfectly satisfied." hereplied. "and  after covering all my rounds" and  sending the men to their place* and  before I went homo to bed. I made  :ny usual report in the book at the  head of the shaft when I ascended.  I went hoin-->. at 7;15 and was in bod  when the explosion occurred. Urjon  being notified of it. 1 immediately  hurried to the shaft and worked there  (luring the day."  "Was it unusual to find gas in the  mine?" he was asketi.  "No," he said, "there wai alwaj-s  gas in the mine to a greater or less  extent, but tho ventilating ' system  was excellent and certainly seemed  fully fit to cope with any gas that  cam p. There was a strong current  of air running through the mine  when 1 left, and the fact that the  explosion did not. occur until hours  after I ascended shows that lt must  have benii clear when the men went  to  work."  Mr. Johnson states that he has had  a  wide experience, having been manager in Scotland  for  the Clipper Oil  company, the Burnt Oil company, and  thc   Logan   Lea   company.      He   was  also   with   the  Home    Coal    Estates  ..imited.   and   the   London  Transvaal .  Colliery company, of Johannesburg.     !  . ,<lJ^^i2i^!^i^ni[cint^sv:ent^then__toJ  the offlces of the ��������� company, where.ho j  was   allowed   to   examine   the   report ���������  book to which Mr. Johnson  referred  i  London, Feb. 20.���������Lord    Kitchener,  commander in chief of the Bri 'ich in  South Africa, telegraphing from Pre-,  toria to the war office, dated February 14, says:  "De Wet is reported still moving  north and Is now west of Hope-  town. He will Drobably double back  to the south west. The-troops are  prepared' for thia. A train was derailed between Vcirer.ing aud Johan-  esburg this morning, ���������' but the Boers  were driven off before they secured  much."  "General De Wot has failed to  reach his objecttva, having heen  headed off in- turn from Strydenburg  and Hopetow::."'  St. Peter's Church (Anglican)  Bight a.m., Holy Eucharist; 11  a.m., matins, litany and sermon (Holy  Eucharist, flrst Sunday ln the month);'  2:30 Sunday school, or chiidrens'  service; 7:80 evensong (choral) and  sermon. Holy Days���������The Holy  Eucharist Ib celebrated at 7 a.m: or S  a.m., as announced. Holy Baptism  after Sunday school at 3:15.  C. A. PROCUNIER. Vicar.  Presbyterian  Church  Service  every  Sunday    at 11  a.m  and 7.30 p.m.   Bible Class at 2:30 p.  m. to which all are welcome. Prayer  meeting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday.  REV. XV. C. CALDER, Pastor.  Roman Catholic Church  Mass   first and   third    Sundays   ln  month'at 10:30 a.m.   REV. FATHER THAYER.  Salvation Army  Meeting every night ln their hall  on front street.  CATASTROPHE AVERTED     "'  Woodstock. Out.. Feb. IS.���������By; an  accident at the Graud Trunk station  between S and 6 o'clock Saturday  morning, the town was in greet danger of terrible loss of life and property. Two freight trains wore entering -the yard, one from the east,  and the' other from tlie west- The  former found the semaphore set  against, it. The driver. John Trottor,  reversed the engine. It was impossible, with the rails iu a'-sllopery condition to hold .back the heavy train.  It smashed into the eastbouud train.  Nobody was hurt, but on the western  train wore 20 tons of dvnnmito and  about tho sr.mo ouantitv of blasting  powder, which was scattered through  the wreck. How a terrible explosion  was avoided is not known. There  was' enough ^xDlosive. to havo jle-  molished half the town  A   MINING   DEAL  Vancouver. Feb. 19.���������The offer of  Moran & Boswick of London, of  ������150.000 cash in 90 days for tho  Britannia group of copper mines in  Howe sound, was accepted at a general meeting of the. shareholders of  the company today.  L. ,T. Boscowitz and ��������� }l. Walters,  managing directors will go to England to transfer the property. Moran  & Boswick say they will spend a million dollars in development and  equipment.  "A���������COL-LISON"-AT"-"SEA-     .���������.���������,���������,. ,     London. Feb. 18.���������The Russian Lark  The entry made by him on the morn- j-Hoppitt has been towed into Grimsby  ing of the accident was found to co- ��������� in ll damaged condition. The bark  ineide closely with his statement. The was in collision with the British  entries in the book arc in lead nnnnii  -.steamer Homer, which Couude.-e.d with  arc in lead pencil.  THE POPE  ILL  a loss of- IC lives.  ill.  for  Rome. fell. 19.���������The pope is  and has not received visitors  four days, much alarm is felt owing  to the great age of the pontiff. Thn  Vatican riot-tors are in constant attendance.  S ~r ;��������� ���������  t .'li*  J l?' ���������  ���������:.?<  u\u  b/^xk;  <;&���������  .*���������.*���������   ���������*"���������  ?'l   i\  \S  iiU  1  CAPTURE  DfDWI'TT'f*  o  $ Chicago,  Fab.   1.���������-In   .1  Pnri3  cable ; D  message to the  Record it Ih  reported j '  that  DnU'et has  been  canturcd.  ISojiiI Oflioe. Toronto.  REPORTI3D i Capilal   Authorized,    -    $2,500,000.00  Capital  paid   Up, $2,458,603.00  "��������� ��������� $1,700,000.00  V.'I.V.VIPEG  HOC'iiEV  Wlnnip'-g. Veh. 20.���������The hockey  match last night between thr. Win-  nipogs and Victorias fcr the Western  champlon.������hlD was won by tbe Victorias by four goals to three. The  Victorias ",-trned their tiU<;' of champions of th<; world by their superior  ploy.  FOPJErGN-ERS   RELIEVED  u Dunsmuir. the owner or tho Cumber-  ittested  the popularity-' of "tho hand  mine, where, the recent  terrible  but there was an undertone of I catastrophe occurred. Instructed John  _. ... 0j        _  the    mine.  tives.   tbe transition from the Queen's  veto-    '���������"-'���������I  to tbo Kttie's    spectacular  ivin^.,  ���������      w.���������, .  ouiet   'criticism      amont    tii������    mom  Matthews,    manager  thouthtful snectators. who considnr-d   today to give thp. following report of  fun-   thc catastrophe:  nro-; "At 10:20 Friday morning an exnlo-  gress too sudden, and would havo slon occurred at number Fix shaft,  prnfercrd semi-stato to full state and Tho caurc c? the explosion Is yet un-  a less gorgeous chariot than that of known. Immediately I went to the  Ceorge III.  '1  Washington, Feb. 18.���������������':oc--;'jI rrny  won a distinct disnlomatfc success  b-jrorri_ leaving .Toliannesbur.:,-. Genera! Kitchinor fasi-nrl a proclamation  in Johannr-nbiirg which, whllo'- allov/-  ins thc En-.'Iish and Dutch to buy  food from the go'/ernmerit, stores, prohibited  foreigners.  There was no food in thn Hhons  and it wan most difficult to obtain  food anywhere, so it looked like starvation for tho 8000 foreicnors in tlio  Rand. Tho consular corns In .Tohnn-  nesburg havng exhausted all Its resources without, avail at last despatched Mr. Gordon"  consular agent to Pretoria, to cnlst  tho help of the consul. 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So watchful was she always  of the passage of affairs, and so wise  to perceive and understand the fundamental reasons which   bind certain  nations  together,  and  which   at this  day keep, or ought to keep, Germany  and England natural friends. In 1869  the chlef;event of the year was perhaps the   opening of the Suez canal,  which hy the mere digging of a sea  ditch,    revolutionized    geography, remodelled  European   politics,  and   rebuilt half    our    mercantile    marine^  Lord Beaconsfleld  still, at that date,  known    as    Mr.    Disraeli,    published  "Lothair."     In 1870 the war between  Germany and France broke out, tha  Emperor, Louis Napoleon, leaving for  the Held on July 28. Everyone knows  what terrible    battles ��������� followed, and  how the map and  dynastic plans of  Europe took new shape from the immense results of Sedan    and of   tne  revolution in Paris.     The Queen extended  generous hospitality    to    the  fugitive Empress, who has eevr since  remained her    grateful    and    tender  friend.     But the busy world went on  with  all  sorts of    movements    apart  from   politics.      The    Mount     Cents  tunnel was opened, piercing the Alps;  Charles Dickens died; Mr. Forster introduced his great bill for public education; the Red river exuedltion tool;  place; ' and  Gambetta' passed    out of  " Paris, in a balloon.      The year 1S71  was  clouded   by  the    Illness  of    tlie  Prince of-Wales, his    happy recovery  from which affliction and the Joy of  the public and of the Queen are com-  mmorated  in the  well  known    letter  in which Her Majesty    thanked    tlie  nation for Its alfection and sympathy.  The thanksgiving day   was    brilliant  antl wonderful.     All London rejoiced:  Thc year 1872 may  be remembered  for the sad death, under the knife o"  an  Andaman convict,' of Lord Mayo,  for the interminable Tichborne    case,  for Mr. Lowe's ill stared budget, and  the opening of new.public interest In  Africa,   through  the   lectures   of   Mr.  Stanley,      recently      returned     from  meeting  Livingstone  in  tho  wildne'r-.  ness.     Next year brought the demise  of Emperor Louis' Napoleon, and the  beginnng, ofV the - long -trial. ot    the  Tichborne claimant    in the Court of  Queen's bench.      In the'  same    year  Mr.-George    Smith,, of    the    British  museum, on behalf of the Dally Telegraph, made those wonderful excavations at Mosul, in Mesopotamia, which  gave  to  the world    or scholars    the  earliest' literature    of    Assyria.      In  1&74, Sir Garnet Wolsley ourned Kumasi,  and  in  the year following the  Prince of Wales made his memorable  visit to India.      ln 1S76 Her Majesty  again    opened parliament in    person,  the topics, of the. royal  speech being  the revolt in Bosnia, the purchase by  England of the Suez canal shares, the  safe  return   of the   Prince  of Wales  from  the east, the slave    trade, and  the   colonies.      This  year,   moreover,  He- Majesty opened the new London  hospital, and accepted from Mr. Disraeli and parliament the new title of  Empress.     Very soon afterwards Mr.  Disraeli himself became Earl or'Beaconsfleld. The year J 877 opened with  the" brilliant ceremony of tho "proclamation    of .Queen   'as    Empress    at  , Delhi, and the novel .sight was elsewhere seen, of a Turkish' parliament  ''-sitting ln.Constantinople.     Then the  fierce war broke out between Turkey  and Russia, the   Tsar^s. army passing  - the -Danube.. June.. 27, -1877.  Phrvna  antf the Shipka Pass ensued, and  at  this   time,   far   away   In  Africa,   Mr.  Stanley was pursuing his triumphant  journey down the Congo, revealing to  tho light of day for the world and in  our service the mysteries of the dark  continent.      In  1878    Lord Salisbury  and    Lord      Beaconsflld- brougnt"   us  "peace with honor,"  along with the  treaty of .Berlin,-but we'had a war of  our own with the Zulus; from which  the- names    of   Isandlwana,    Rorke's  Drift,     and.    Ulundi     tragicalliy    or  gloriously .emerged. '*    That    Afghan  ' war soon    followed  in  which    Lord  Roberts gained  much  fame,  and  the  close of  1878 had" been ' darkened  by  tho death of the good Princess Alice.  On June 1, 1879, Prince Louis Napoleon, fell  In an  African jungle,  killed  by the. Zulus.     The dreadful accident  of  the   Tay  bridge      marked      very  mournfully the close of 1879, and once  again public   affairs were    Important  enough  to  induce  "Her    Majesty  to  open the parliament of 1880 in state.  _The unusual .event shortly afterwards  happened  of the defeat of    a British  army at Maiwand, and Mr. Gladstone.  at the Lord Mayor's banquet, opened  the dfflcult and dangerous subject of  Ireland.  Wo have now come so far along the  winding road  of    retrospect that the  acts  and  events .which - succeeded  to  those    thus   -briefly  enumerated    lie  within    the ' memory    of    even    the  younger subjects of  the    great    and  glorious   soveregn   whose   record   has  now to be traversed with such pride  and  such sorrow. There'can. be "little  need, therefore, to recall at any length  the tragedy in the Phoenix park; the  ���������brief rule of Arabi in Egypt; General  Gordon's   mission     and     failure     at  Khartoum;  the long battle fought in  parliament and the constituencies for  the safety of the Union;  or even the  joyous  Jubilee  he'd    in   the    fiftieth  - year of  thc  Queen's  reign,  when already the glory of    tho era   seemed,  humanly speaking,    complete.     With  admirable energy our sovereign  took  her share in these celebrations.      On  July 2.J887, the Queen witnessed the  march past of 23,000 of her    volunteers;   two   days   later   she   laid   the  foundation stone of    the Imperial institute;   on  the 9th  sha reviewed tho  regulars   at  Aldershot,   HS.OOO  strong,  with 102 guns; and on the 23rd of the  same month she steamed In her royal  yacht through her magnificent fleet  at Spithead,.hoisting 135 pennants.  Of' those present at most of these  superb functions of state seven distinguished and' interesting 'figures  have passed - away���������the Emperor  Frederck. the Grand Duke .of Hesse,  the Duke of Clarence, the Duke and  Duchess of Teck, the Duke of Edinburgh,(reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg)  and Prince Henry of Battenberg.  One little incident of the Jubilee of  1887 we may be permitted to recall,  for reasons special to the Dally  Telegraph, and because it illustrates  the tenderness of Her Majesty  towards the youngest of her subjects.  The deeteription shall be taken from  an excellent compilation entitled  "The Life and Times of Queen Victoria," by Mr. Robert Wilson. He  says in his second volume; "But of  all the Jubilee celebration, perhaps  the most charming and novel, was  one which was held in Hyde Park.  A few weeks before Jubilee day it  ocurred to Sir Edward Lawson, well  know In connection with the Daily  Telegraph, that there was a fatal  omission in the Jubilee programme.  Elbeorate arrangements had been  made to. interest all classes save one  ���������the school children of London���������the  boys and girls who must form tho  men and women of the next generation. Sir Edward contended that  this defect should be remedied, and  the whole town was Immediately  taken with the idea. Everybody  wondered that no one had put forward  the suggestion before, and Sir Edward  Lawson soon found himself honorary  treasurer of the Children's Jubilee  fund, to which he hlmBolf was one of  the most prominent subscribers.  Foolish efforts were made to check  the movement, and people were warned that it was impossible to entertain 30,000 children in Hyde Park, as  Sir Edward Lawson had proposed,  without accidents to life and limb.  It was, however, in vain that he was  denounced as the organizer of a juvenile Juggernaut. The fund was  raised with ease, and its chief promoters, by skilful organization, not  only got 27,000 children into Hyde  Park from all parts of London on  June 22, ubt sent them back unhurt  and happy to their homes. Great  ladies of fashion helped him to carry  out his arrangements. The little ones  were entertained with the sports and  shows dear to boys and girls of their  age. and the Queen not only came  out and greeted them in person, hut  she was received with a childish  delight that touched her profoundly  '"-    Priinces    and   Princesses,    and  The  the royalty, and many of the foreign  visitors, also witnessed  this    strange  passed   that  they  were   participating  in one of the highest and haughtiest���������  albeit, most paciho���������demonstrations  of the will and power of England to  keep her own peuci*. which ever was  seen ��������� and that sight has been  shown also to the world at large���������  or cau be, organized. We have all  which represents a crowning point  and a closing mark in the record of  our insular spirit and imperial self-  reliance, and, the recurring thought  of those countless pennants of her  majesty, of that potent and abounding flotilla; whether one looks back  upon the sunlit picture of our warships with royal yacht steaming wistfully and watchfully between them,  or of the vista by night of the same  great fleet lighted up, so that each  vessel seemed built, and rigged with  flame���������that recurring thought, I say,  of either or both of these matchless  seascapes will hereafter fill the mind  with ever renewed wonder and admiration, as the echo of t.he loud and  long salutes o' all those loyal and  patriotic guns seems to come back  and back again in reiterated thunder  on the ears '"  There i*> yet another picture of the  great past whicu. on this day of sorrow and yoarning national love, rises  with a sense of pride and ineffaceabl"  significance of thc thoughts. It i*  that of th" aueen at the norch o*  St. Paul's, joining with' her church,  her capital, her colonies, and her people at large in humble thanks and  praise- to Hnaven tor the blessing*  vouchsafed to the reigh and to tho  realm. Again I permit mypelf to  recall my individual impressions, n������  we watched the well beloved sovereign at the door of the ProtcRtan^  metronolltan cathedral. 'Twas then  that I wrote: "Snlnndldlv go by  the Scots greys, the dragoons.and the  17th lancers, and picturesque moments  these    are    while       the foreign  naval and military ataches nace along  in all their hue* of the rainbow  and then the noble and knightly  cavalcade of the Indian Imperial sor-  vice troops���������with thc Maharaiah Sir  Pertab Singh at their head, atype  of lordly Asiatic breeding: and  lastly, when���������aftor a isalaxy of carriages,' full of princesses and duchesses, has rolled into line, that striking "escort of English and foreign  princes"���������the glittering bodyguard of  the queen sweeps into -the sanded  space, a crowd, a mob of royal highnesses, proud to be. the attendants of  the mlhty British Empress, with the  Prince of Wales and tha Duko of  Cambridge leading them.  '���������The Queen-has come! Drawn in  the chariot of state by the famous  cream colored horses, wblch foam and  mand In South Africa, with Lord  Kitchener as his chief of staff; and  with what truly royal simplicity she  came to London and showed herself  to her people just a year ago. Her  Christmas present .to the troops, her  repeated visits to the sick and wounded back from the front, her touching message to the nation���������there  gracious tokens of sympathy endear-  made Victoria begin this reign upon  her knees secretly sustained the  Queen; because the fervant love of  the people, given ln exchange for her  love, brought her dally strength; and  because .a mighty and sublime charge,  Involving for her nation immense  blessings, and entailing for herself  eternal reward, was committed by  Almighty God to her chosen and  most competent hands,    for    Divine  ed her to all classes of her subjects,   purpose and with destined ends. Yet,  and  will  remain  as  an  abiding  and i most of all,  aud  Inst of all, I take  deeply prized memory. But to the  anxieties of stato which bore so  heavly upon the aged queen there  alBo came sharp .and personal bereavements,   and   the   death   of   her  humble leave to remain: and to emphasize that which. I have spoken  upon before���������the Immense, the invaluable, the enduring service which  the royal womanhood of Queen Vic  but  interesting YncTdent"in  ttlle"ju-   paw and curvet    under their double  bilee celebrations." : load of equine pride and heavy golder  After a reign of such sDlencln-- 'ami    narness. Her Majesty    halts    at the  glory,  that  has  alreartv    JMrlS"-   f"r'��������� l^'*1 steP o������ the-^^^L!6^!  rnd the divine service commences.  The venerable and most beloved lady  of the land is evidently well and well  p'.-aased. Seated opposite the Princpss  of Wales and the Princess Christian,  she shields from her face the sun���������  her 'own "Queen's clay sun"���������with a  iarge white parasol, which would conceal her dear and kindly features  except that she constantly puts ' it  aside to bow genially" to the enthusiastic crowd.      She wears a robe of  ung a  hit:  lace, insertions, which give thc effect  of a white figured gown, and has  about it oiothing son~.bre. Her bonnet of black and white lace shows off  ���������a royal countenance full of satisfaction, interest and graciousness and  charctarlxed  in  all  of  thorn- ������������������'!e'.refu='-s   to   *>* weary  of warmly  halt a century, there must'havp IippA  many in the jubilee days who, hoped  rather than expected, that. it������ record might pass on to outdo ln length  as well as achievements, tho story nf  all other reigns . That^wonM he accomplished, as all w.ere aware, if h������r  majesty, would happily retain iier  sway until 1S07. And that great decade in its course has also rolled  along auc! Cid  duly brine .with it the  .crowning Deriod of the Victorian era     *iaBUC crow"*      aue  "fif .-1 ,  the   "Queen's   clay."   Tho*������   ten   veY���������    bIaCk  bl'������<-'"d3'  over wfl,ch  !f, hUIt  were  marvel  by manvTnd mans    11 l������������S ,b!aclf. cWffon. ,a"e; .!"'?   Zl  many a  strange and momentous-development  abroad and at homo, anions which!  perhaps the most notable were the  broadening of, the British empire in  the vast continent'of-Africa, and thc  general urjgrowth of thp . imnpi-r-ii  colonies. __  by an ever-increasing spirit of attach  meat to the mother country. At  homo the temper of the peonle was  ?o firm in maintaining tho integrity  of the -United ernnire that uot oven  the wayward brilliancy of Mr. Gladstone's genius could beguile the wisdom of parliament to plunge into the  quagmire of homo rule. Abroad, the  admiring and envious nations saw  Canadian and Australian volunteers  serving under the common standard  of the British empire, and when  "Queen's d-uv" came no feature of the  grand and spirit stirring show was  more striking or more popular than  when the contingents from a: score of  colonial dependencies swelled the  superb guard of honor which accompanied her majesty to the ateps of St.  Paul's. It is needless here to revive  the emotions and lessons of the magnificent celebration, which helped,  as npthing perhaps ever did before,  to knit the British race into one  entity, and which will be read about  on the tablets of time as long as  the planets endure'  But there ��������� wa3 another element in  the ;marvellous procession., which Illustrated another, great characteristic  of those'.ten, great. and fruitful .years  second son. the Duke of Saxe-Coburg | toria has wrought throughout theso  and the loss of her soldier grandson, j wonderful 60 years for the women ot  Prince Christian Victor, and the pre- j England, and those precious inter-  carious health of her eldest daughter,, | ests which constitute thair eafo-  the Empress Frederick, combined to ; guard, their province and their glory  break down her marvellous strength.  ���������that Is to say, the home, the house  The Queen is dead. Her long reign  is past and ia a memory only,  although glorious and imperishable.  But while we recall how splendid she  was ln her state, how supreme in he  acknowledged place as the flrst, and  most august of crowned heads, as  passionately patriotic as the boldest  of her stntesmen, as loyal to the declared will of the nation as any democrat, we must remember, too, what  strength she derived from her piety  and what power from her sweetness  of soul. The Queen's forces endured  to the end because that faith which  hold, the family, and all the pieties  and purieties of ordered domestic  life. Therein He silently enshrined  the strength and the safety of this  ancient realm, and the secrets of its  predominance by sea and land. Of  that unextinguished flame, tho sacred  centre alike of British palaces and  huts, of halls and cottages, whose  simple anthem is heard in'the notes  ot "Home, Sweet Home," and whose  common altar is seen in the hearthstone, our good Queen constituted  herself high priestess and chief representative,  I  BRITISH  AND  AMERICANS  ARE THE  ONLY SOLDIERS  READY TO PENETRATE   THE  INTERIOR  OF CHINA.  SOUTH AFRICAN WAR ALMOST ENDED.  Kitchener's Plans Have Been Well  Laid and DeWet  is  Placed  in a  bad' Position.���������Latest Dispatcher are  to  the  Effect  >       That the Great Boer General has  Been  Captured ���������  Our Boys Being Highly Honored in England.���������  Strathcona's Reviewed by the King.   .  "Pretoria, Feb. 14.���������Our troops are I Ing beside a cart which had no mules  now engaged with Christian DeWet's I to draw it. Froneman asked tbem  force  north    of   Philiptisburg,  which: _h���������  tv,������������������   .    .   ���������������.,_��������� ���������    -.  we hold. DeWet having .Tossed the Iwhy they had not Inwannea. rior-  Orange river at Sandrift apparently j eandaal replied that thev had neon  moving west. General French report- ordered to await mules. Fro.i unan  ing from a point 25-mIie* southeast I immediately   struck' - Fonemai,     over  of Ermelo states that a large force of i t.    i,���������.j ������������������ , ������������������,     ���������      ���������.      .r i _  the enemv iB ,'belnc drtrai ' on to |the head and face- and aaia:' lhave  Pietrief. their efforts to nroak bad*: a Kood mind to shoot, you.'/ General  having so far boen frustrated. The I DeWet. who .was standing by. heard  Inniskiiiings charged tliu unony who the remark, and said: "Why., don't  teft live killed and* aU ���������aided. Ten , Fronemail   ' thereupon     shot  Boers were cantured and a. largo con- ��������� J . "  voy of wagonn. caspn aud cattle. Morsandaal through the nor.v.- The  Our casualties were cur: killed and ! latter fell. but. rovivnd for 'a while.'  five wounded *       on]y to dio later.    Wessels was shot  subsequently   at   KliDfontein.  New York. Feb. 17.���������In a despatch dated London. Feb.18, 1,-a.m., I.  N. Ford,,correspondent- of the    New  between the jubilee and Queen's day.  At the head of that long pageant  marched through the rejoicing streets  our bluejackets, and their cordial reception was a sign of the intense and  augmenting conviction, borne in upon  the national mind during the latter  part of the reign that t.he life of  England depends npon -the navy of  England, and that the vast and varl  .acknowledging the boundless delight,  thu exh'austless   acclamations of   her  loyal and happy people.'     The Prin  cess of Wales is in a rich and lovely  dress  cf   heliotrope  and "white,  with  ornaments of pearls  , and    diamonds,  and the Princess Christian is gowned  in white,  with crimson -'or magenta  decorations  in  h.er   .bonnet.      While  the sacred  function,'proceeds the escort of Princes is drawn up in a.shining  band  under  the  back   of  Queen  Anne's "statue,  the  Prince  of Wales,  the Duke of Connaught, and thc Duke  of Cambridge a  little  ln  advance of  tlie ruck of royal    highnesses,    l,orci  Roberts, mounted, on the north  side  of the cortege,  while  Lord  Wolseley  sits in his saddle'on the southern side  Two Scotch attendants stand up bare-  .headed in the    rumble.      The    roval  grooms,   crusted   with  gold   lace   and  insignia of services    all    over    thei-  scarlet     coats     with  difficulty ' keen  quiet   the   aigbt   area*  -r^aZ-iafirrt  hors������s wliich  fret nnd riKi-.-in at -.roiy  blue reins and gilded hire     The i*un  shines  out irom .th*  sofr,  ror.1   summer sky with a subdued but. sufficient  ��������� glory,, and'the musical rvrr.inn of the  service, led by Sir George Martin, in'  a rose-color^  gown,  concludes   with  _?1= extraordinary_effort���������thn. ������inyjng  "'  the   Old     Hundredth     in   general  London. Feb. 14.���������Kine Edward  will review Strathcona's Horse tomorrow morniii'i for the Durnose of conferring Hip medals earned in the  South   African   war.     The Canadians  will arrive ir, London today and will york Tribune snyc  be allowed to visit the king's proces- j ' . _ " . BulIpr.s brleade  slon "to narlinment Thev-will- then I��������� ������ne oi i'enera-1 ������u������ei s brigade  return to the barrncks and wait for .commanders in the Natal campaign  the review. -jThe officers will attend asserts with an air of confidence that  at the w?r office to get medals which hostilities will be at an end by  will then be sent to Buckingham july -t all(j that tae fjnai skirmishes  palace. , wm   occur   In   Standerton    district.  Tomorrow the reeiment will he | This may not be mucn more trust-  driven to Apply. gate. Hyde Dark,. worthy than scores of guesses that  from which noint thev will march to have preceded it.' but a spirit of opti-  Buckingham palace. accnmDanled by mism now prevails among British  a band'from the Foot Guards. -^  'officers  and  the  end    of  the  war  is  On their arrival at thc aardens of currently believed -to' be' in sight,  the palace the kins will rpview thcin They explain that General Kitchener  and present' medalo. -        '���������   .has .been massing infantry along.the  With the exception of the .'six who lines of communication ana-organ*  are.suffering irom    rinsoid and were izing two large mouiued lo.ceb.wia  ���������ine  landed at Gravesend the troopers are  a  all  in good health.''  Elaborate arrangements ha^e been  made "to entertain them in -"-.ondon. ���������  Tho theatres and music halls liave  offered them free admission and oIuuh  will'elect the officera honorary members. Thev will sail for Canada on j  the. Numidian on February 25. ���������  Capetown, Feb. 14.���������Fighting is reported to have taken place near  'Aberdeen' on Friday nud Saturday,  the Boers being worsted.  Colesburg. Cape Colony. Feb. 14-���������  Colonel jeiunier's 'column * engaged  De./et between Holesburg a:.,l Pbil-  ipp^fow., o.i F-Pbi-uaL-y 1-. an ��������� gradu-  ud:/ outbid hao:; ��������� toe Boer.-;. Tlu*  British had a battery of field artillery  and the Boers one" 15 pounder. The  shrapnel burst splendidly. Ten of the  British wi-re wounded during many  hours  liEhtina-.     An   occasional   dead  of  chorus, "All peoplP tha*. on ,oArth do  dwell," 'etc. The simple old words  roll up to beavpn wltl. -a' melodioun  thunder of devout thankfu]n������sa. and  all alike join in it* majestic verses;  "For it is seemly so to tin" Thim]  at a sign from the-Prlnco ������f Wales'  the champlns horses aro allowed to  have their way nnci jm forward   With  witn  Hying ��������� system of "transports for  following Botha and DeWet. Time  has been renuired for thc various  concentratings and equipments, but  a mobile column'is now available for  beating wide districts and- driving  the game before them.  \bout 12U0 troops including drafts  of" mounted infantry and yeomanry  embarked at Southampton, yesterday  for South Africa. The reinforcements  from England and the colonies wil.  number 30.000 by the end of Apri-  London,. Feb. 13.���������The correspondent of the Mail who is with the  British column pursuing Do Wet  says: "De Wet has failed to roach  his objective point", having been,headed off in turn from Strydenburg and  Hope Town, respectively 48 and 55  miles from -the scene .of Fridays  fight. Last night a meeting of burghers was. held in Da Wet's camp to  protest    against    the    indiscriminate  THE MOLSONS BANK  Incorporated by Act op Parliament, 1855.  HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL  Paid up Capital  Rnst Fund  S2.50O.O00  2,050,000  DIRECTORS:   Wn. Molson Macphbebon, President;  S. H. EwiNO, Viee-PrMideot ���������  W. M. Ramsay, Samuel Fiwijst, J. P. Cleohorh,  H. Habklaito Moisoh,  Lt. Col. F. C. Uxkbhaw.  Jahhs Elliot, General Manager.  A general banking business transacted,  rates.  Interest allowed at current ���������  J. D. MOLSON,  Makaqeb, Rkvklstoke, B.C.  ������uaM*&u������.a.wu.ir.w^^  J, D, Sibbald  real estate  Zoning  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  Ave*  RATE $l.oo PER DAY  y  The  "oliimbia  House.  Good accommodation.    A   good K^>-  well supplied   with choice wi,!**  liquors and cigars.  Free Bus lVIeets All Trains  Bpown   & Pool  "   Proprietors  P.'"BURNS-&��������� CO.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers  Prime Beef, Pork, Mutton* Sausage  Fish and Came in season.  THE PIONEER LIVERY������������������  ee d and Sale Stable of tbe Lardean and Trout Lake  S uliile and   Pack  Hors������s  Always  for Hire.  Fieigbtinir and  Ti'aniinfj :i  " Specialtv/  our problems of the Immediate future i kindly bows and smiles,  her majesty    " bids farewnll faj the Rpfo-n and staec-  tators in this ereat. h-flt^rlcjii scene,  surely uorivallori.-tn* t������ir Dnshsh history, and tha brilliant ������scorU full,in  again before and . behind tho - state  carriage, which slowly ;bears away  from our rarer ������yea tho queen of  this wondprfnl "Queen'a da������." the  centre, and th������ surpoeM, and thr*  reason, and tlio meaning of m, public  will probably be settled bv sea  power. The aueen waa not able to  grace bv her august and beloved  presence the nroud unparalleled snec-  tncle of hor ships of war assembled at  Splthead to ' honor Queen's dav. but  tliere wat������. surely, witnessed the cul-  mlnatini? scene of this mighty and  memorable rule: there waa the compendium  of   British  power  and    the  central warrant and nymbol of her j celebration too marvellouR to b������ des-  majesty's domination over lands and : cribed. too various and significant to  seas. I myself was nrivileCT.d to. bo explained, too memorable ond  pass and repass through the lines of ; mighty in its association* evm- to ho  the fleet and to watch from the deck ' forgotten "  of the flag shin the superb concludins | Three years and a half have pass-  review and so may be permitted here ed since that memorable day, and in  to repeat a brief extract from ��������� my that brief space thp quectn he* hr>������**wn  personal impression then jotted down. , many sad bereavement* and manv  "Nine league-a of solid and superb hours of deep anxiety. To the ardu-  sea   power    Tw������nty-seven     miles   of   ous  campaln on  the   Indian  frontier  Daily Stage leaves Thomson's Landing every morning ar,      d clock  for Trout Lake Citv.    For particulars write ,  CRAIG & HrLLMAN", Thomson's Landing'  splendid and vnried shins of war on  this shinlns; water, -all under tbe  white, ensism. all drawn from the  home and reservo fleet of the queen. '  without derancrins: a 'Slnele forelun  station, or puttine any heavy stress  upon the resources of our dockyards?  The spectacle which I. In common  with countless of thousands have iust  witnessed on the Solpnt 'has bepn  magnificent,     imposing,     and  inoblv  there succeeded thn brilliant campaigns of Lord Kitchener is the  Soudan, which hrokp the despotism  of the Khalifa and restored to British and Egyptian control t,b������ whole,  valley of the Nile. .This was immediately followed by the Fashoda incident which brought France and England to the brink of war. and when  that dpnger happily passed awaT there  arose the storm clond. in KoutU .Africa  Boer was tound. - The engagement ia ! flogging of the men and half the force  being conti nuQ"d"today:"ti_Air'males-at'-: threatened"tb-surrenderr-���������Eventually-  Grasfohtein nave been arrested.' The.ro_; th0 malcontents decided to fight In-:  is plenty of evidence that- they wero ; dependency." '      '  assisting the 3oer������-    > !    The  Pretoria correspondent of tho  Lorenzo Marques. Feb. 15.���������The am- ' Mall hints that General Kitchener is  munition; cans and shells surrender- planning a campaign in the northern  ed by" the'Boers to the I'ortuauese at.. Transvaal, especially in the neighhor-  Komatipoort will be sunk at aea. ' | hood of Pietersburg; and other dls-  Capetown. Feb. 151���������For a month I tricts not hitherto visited by the  Lord Methuen has heen scouring tho . British troops.  country between Kuruman and thn! London. Feb. 15.���������Little further  Transvaal, hrlngics in women and news has. been - received *rom South  children, cattle aneffood from all tho Africa today. An official statement  'farms. Fifty     women     and     100   issued   at   Capetown   estimates   Gon-  children, together with a few men. eral DeWet's forco batwot.ii 2(100 aud  he has sent to  Vrybug. .On  one  oc- 3000 men. . ...  caslon while ho was pursuing a com- | London, Feb. 18.���������The under sec-  mando. thn Boers sent off their was- retary of state for foreign offlces re-  ons in charge of the women and girls piymg to a question in the house of  in one direction and went in another commons today said that so far as  The women were such expert drivers the government was aware no power  that the British had considerable di- walJ COntempJating an expedition Into  fflculty  in catching the convoy. ithe interior of China.  General     Smlth-Dorrlon    occupied I    pek*n,   Feb.     IS.���������Apparently     the  Amsterdam and Tuangia.. 'only   commander.'i   who   ������vo   prepared  London, Feb. 15.���������The Strathcona's for a Jong campaicn ar������ - the Amerl-  Horse disembarked at Gravesend yes- can> the British and.thn Japanese,  terday morning amid great onthusi- i'ne other are deficient, esppo.lally the  asm.' A section of tho regiment en- Germans, although Count VonWaldcr-  tralned at Kensington while the re-see believes that, in a few days he  mainder went to Uie Albany street wrii have all the supplies necessary,  barracks. ' 'He   takes   the   po3ition   that   it   will  On their arrival nt the station he better to secure the greater part  brakes were In waiting to convey of the provision* from th? country  them to Pall Mall, facing Lucking- itself. Most of the generals, how-  ham palace, where they assisted the ever, think it unwise to tako so great  other troops In protecting the line a risk,  of route of'the king's procession.  On arriving at Pall Mall they re-  ���������ilily  furnished    with  the  choicest'  'trip-mark etr^aiTordsr~i"Bef"t'^w inea-  Liquors and Clears.     Large,  light  bedrooms.      - Rates    SI    a    day.  Monthlv rate.  ��������� 1 limn Stone. Piopf.  CANADIAN    PAGIFIG  AliD SOil LIKE.  ROBERT  BA&tibON  imperial bevond any power of dps- , which burst ln all its fury in Ontober  cription. The simplest and leapt in- j 1599. it is sad to think that the  formed among rbose prodifrto'.is j long and brilliant reign of a sover-  crowds afloat and ashore who beheld ' eign so devoted to peace as;, was  it must have tl������>rived an Ineffaceable ; Queen Victoria should closo in thc  pleasure, an imnerishable recollection ' midst of "war- Vpi never was our  from the riir.re arandeur. rrlorv and j beloved queen more truly th*; mother  pprfect arrangement of the display. ��������� of her people, than In the dark davs  with all its collateral charms ot brlsht ��������� of national humiliation which fol-  sunshine dancing wavelets: and happy '; lowed the reverses of Stormberg.  festive British people, proud of them- | Magersfontein and Colennn The  selves, of their country, and of their ( English peoDle will never foreet with  sovereign's sovereignty. But those what fortitude her tnajnpty bore up  who had anv knowledge and insinht '. in the hour of doom: ���������"���������hat a pat-  to measure what It sl^niflecl. to Inter- '��������� tern she set to hpr peonle. of confl-  nret to theft* own hciirts and mind*--, dence and resolution; with what  the immense Imnort. of thin diamond' promptitude Rhe restored the public  hihllpe naval review. lm\-o been aware faith bv endor������ln<r the appointment  throughout   tho   absorbing  'day   just   of Lord Roberts to the supreme com-  The   British   will   rely   jlmost entirely  upon  pack  trains.    Any  other  f,Ve Vn0n^uriacenthUSiaSUC ' greeting ��������� ITSSf^St  fr.m the populace. ^possible as the Chinese huve block-  Lord- Strathcona    was   not  at  the ad*d  every poss*bie    pas������    with big  dock when the troops landed, but he jj0111ders   in   order   to , render   trans-  wired his welcome.    Lord  Strathcona Dortation of artillerv next to  impos-  announces that he will pay those.who 'l..,*.  enlisted sufficient to make their pay j        ' h t c      t  hoping to compel the Chinese nleni-  FIRST   CLASS   SLEEPERS   ON  ALL TRA NS.  pay continued during llieir absence.  London. Feb. 14.���������The war ''office  received the following despatch from  Lord Kitchener*  'A Bloemfontein telegram refprring  to the killing of the Boer ��������� pace en-  potentiaries to comply with tho demands fo the powers. The military  authorities say this may be the iasc,  but that China would never believe  the   foreigners ��������� again   if   thn*   failed  voy quotes an unnamed burgher to send an expedition, after Dr.Mumm  Irom Kroonstad as saying that when.von Schartzenstein personally had  General Wet's forco was moving' notified Ll Hung Chang that it would  camp'. Froneman found ' Morgandaal | be done in case the Chinese courts  and Wessels. the peace envoys, and should not accede to the demands of  another prisoner named Muller etand- the powera.  TOURISTCA83 TO  St. Paul . - - Daily  Montreal and Boston Fridays  Toronto Sundays andTuesdays  Trains fcr   -  K"CTEHAY POMS  leave Kevelstoke at 8.10.  Main L;ne Trains leave Kevelstoke: eastbound 8.20: westbound 17.30.  For all information, pamphlets, etc. apply to  Wood Dealer  and Oraymaq.  Draying and delivery work a cpecUl*  ty. Tvama always ready on onortaal  nntle*.      ''entrant*   tr.r  InhMnv UkM  flEVELSTOKE  \m WORKS  Blacksmithing, Jobbing,  Plumbing, Pipe Fitting,  Tinsmithing Sheet Iron  Work, Machinery lie-  paired.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty  HOST. GORDON  .   RevelBtoke.  T. A. BRAD3HAW,  A teat.  RevtUteke  E. P. COYLE  A.C.P.A.  Vinurav-r, ".C  -Undertaking and Embalming  R. Howson & Co,,  HACKKKZIE  ATT!.  R������UII Tmlrv  fn Furnltor* ���������l-M************************  fr  *  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  Nobody  SHOULD SUFFER'  From   tlint   terrible   necking   Cough  when they can get a bottle ol  Compound Syrup of White *  Pine for 25c a bottle  dtnUy Jim/ &*<s ^yy^ ������^^  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  _ fr  *** **********************  CANADA DRUG & BOOK C  KEVELSTOKE  Night Bell on Door..  Local and  General News  Qty&jV   ������*VW^   *fc4ra-C<.  Men C-iaiiiev left on Monday morning  for   Ferguson.  The K. of P. ball at Kamloops lust  week was u grand succors.  For Side���������Two first class barber's  chairs.     Apply toJ.E. Wood.  Manager Pool of the Nettie L.  lviiii'iicd from ilip. Lai-dean on Mon*  day.  .Mr.*,. Wilkes intends to reopen the  kiii'lei-gai'tun at. !WOn. in. on ,Monday  next. '    !s  II. Floyd has accepted the position  nf urgmmt   in   the   Koinan   Catholic  (.-lllllCll.  AV. A. Clarke, con tractor and builder, returned home from Nelson on  Siit.iiicbiy.  Tomorrow morning is the time for  the next meeting of the council of the  board of trade.  Mi*s>. Geo. F. Curtis returned on  Monday evening from a brief visit  lo the Glacier.  C.B.Paget left this'morning for  Cilaarv mi a visit to his brother the  Ut-v. Dr. Paget.  ���������For sale two lots on Main street  Ferguson, cheap tor cash. Apply  at, the Herald office.  The new addition to the Hkrald  liloc-k was commenced last, week. D.  McCarthy is the contractor.  ���������Ladies heavy check skirts to order  for $S to clear out fall goods. J..B.  Crc-sstnan. Mackenzie Ave.  Apprentice Wanted���������To learn the  millinery business. Apply tn Misses  Shepard* & Bell, McKenzie Ave.  W. Winsor of the C. P. B. offices,  while in Kamloops last week established the Oriental order in that city.  The-Herald regrets to learn that  manager Caesar of the Ophir has been  laid up at the mine nearly all winter.  ���������Ladies tailor made* skirts at cost  foe the next ten days to clear lait fall  stock. J. B. Cressman, Mackenzie Ave.  ���������Held & Young have opened to day  ;i fini! line of dress goods and blouses  fur spring wear.  W. Winsor returned on Monday  morning from a thi-et; weeks' visil to  lhe Harrison Hot Springs and Kimi-  Iiinp*?.  "P. Chapman* manager of the wholesale iirni of A. McDonald & Co.. of  Ni.*l=on. spent yesterday in town on  business.  ���������A full line of Staples in Dry  Goods, Sheetings. Cottons, Zephyr  Ginghams etc opened up at lteid &  Young's today.        , .    i.  There is to be a musical social in the  Methodist church parsonage tomorrow  evening under the auspices of the  Ladies'Aiil Society.  a voung son of Frank Julian cut the  little linger uf his left hand completely  elf. while eng iged in' splitting wood  with an axe last week.  1. Bates Nock of Thomson's Landing  returned on Monday morning Irom n  visit to California, wliich be undertook for the .-sake of his health.  Tbe exhibition of- fancy skating,  which was to have been given by  ll.iptie at the rink tonight lias had to  lie postponed on account of thc thaw.  J. V. Armstrong, of the Lilooet.  Eraser River & Cariboo Gold Fields  Co.. returned on Monday nn'-iiiig  from a weeks' visit to the coast cities.  The Dominion government has  decided to establish an assay ollhe in  Vancouver immediately. Mr. 'W.  Fellow-Harvey is to be appointed  ussayer.  Messrs. Sawyer Bros, were up in  3-Vrguson last" week and opened an  agency up there with B. Davis as agent  for the sale of the products of their  *=ash and door factory.  Mrs.   Woodhouse   and   family   left   .yesterday morning  for   Trail   to. join  *\VT Woodhouse who has _ been  appointed locomotive fareniiui in the  C'. P. B. shops at that point.  Another batch of recruits for. the S.  A. Constabulary went through from  the west yesterday morning. They  were from the' 'Kamloops district,  some of theui being metis.  Don't forget tlie hospital meeting  5n the council chamber. No. 2 fire hall  at S p. in. tomorrow. Everybody  should be there, and elect 11 good  business board of provisional directors  for the Hospital Association.  The Equitable Lire A*-suraiK'e So-  fieiv, represented by F. B. Lewis,  have decided to pre.-ent a Challenge  Cup to the Revelstoke Curling Club  i'or competition among the local clubs,  ro he called the. Equitable Challenge  Cup.  J. L. Brown of Kamloops. the Grand  Chancellor of the K. of P. Order, is  making a tour of the Province pie-  p-u-aloiv to the meeting of tbe Grand  Lodge "in Bevelstoke in Miiy. Mr.  Blown will visit the Revelsloke lodge  next week.  Major llargi-avr, nf.Sp"knn������. will  conductn special ii,.-etuig at the Salvation Armv li.inacks on Wednesday  niglit at "eight o'clock. Everybody  (���������(ii-diallv invited, so come and hear  liiin. " "After tlie service, rolTVu and  cake will be served. Tickets 25 cents,  fell 232'..  Fortv more reci*ui'.������ for the Smith  African Constabiilai���������>��������� passed through  ��������� ui Mondav morning from Vancouver  and New Wi-.-tmiiistev. Among them  iv.-i- li. II. MilUid of New Westminster  ,-i In oilier of Miss Millard ot the  liiilili..* school staff. Corp. A. If.  Fraser "f the R. C. R at Esriuitimll  h.is beer, adopted for this force.  The local branch of the Lord's Day  .Mli.-mcc have effected h *-tep towards  the better observance of Sunday as a  dnv of rest in the town by getting Ihi  Imrbers to agree to close their shops on  that-day, an arrangement which first,  went in'to force on Sunday last. They  intend tn take steps to prevent Chinese  l.-iuiidryriieii from delivering washing  lound town on Sundays.  Thc Hkkald regrets to learn that,  X. D. Johnston, the accountant at the  Mol.-ons Bank, lias received word to  li-ild himself in readiness for a transfer  to another branch. No doubt this  , means promotion for Mr. Johnston,  hut. it is almost needless for the  llEn.M.T) to remark how greatly  -��������� K.D.''will be missed iu thc social  lilt; cf thc lown,  The City Council.   -  All the city fathers were present at  the   meeting  of   the  council   Friday  night.  OOKUESI'ONDENCIS.  From the secretary to the Lieut.  Governor acknowledging the receipt  of the resolution of the council on the  Queen's death aud slating that it had  been forwarded to the Colonial Secretary ; fyled.  From the secretary to the Department o^-ibe Interior stating that a  pat.ent'VvJjji issued ou the 11th inst. to  A. S. Fiirwell for villa lot iii), in answer  to which the city clerk wired XV. A.  Galliher, M. P.. to get the issue of the  patent delayed, if possible.  KKI'OUTS OF COMMITTERS.  Aid. Taylor made a verbal report  regarding the drill hall site, lie said  if lhe city would guarantee a site for  t.he drill hall, subject to, the erection  of the building, it would he. sufficient  to sed^Hbe grant from the Dominion  GoviiH^Hifr-for   the   erection   of    a  A iflHBtJon wns carried guaranteeing aifflllPlOOft. by 50ft. by the city for  the erection of a drill ball.  Aid. Taylor further reported that the  public works committee had decided  that the city should purchase the  building at present occupied as No. 1  fire hall    -  The Mayor suggested that the committee had better bring in a report at  the next meeting of . the council  embodying the total estimated cost of  purchasing the building undconveiting  it into a fire hall.  HY-LA1VS.  The bylaw for borrowinglfS-WOO from  Molson's Bank was finally passed and  adopted.  ' INQUIRIES.  Aid, Nettle inquired what steps had  been taken to call the attention of the  provincial government to the damage  done to tho mattrass on the river  bank.  A letter was read from the city clerk  culling tho al tetition ofthe government  to the resolution of the council on this  niatier. The clerk was instructed to  acquaint the mouther for Revelsloke  with the steps taken in the matter.  Aid. McCarty asked if the council  intended to push on the matter (>r the  purchase of the electric light and  water works plant.  The Mayor replied that he thought  immediate steps should be taken in the  matter and that, he would like to have  the opinions of the aldermen on the  subject.  A long discussion followed circling  round the points that, it, is absolutely  necessary to do something at once,  that i is impossible lo form an estimate of the cost of the proposed  improvement of  the  nl.mt until some  T-A-'^rijOIR,   &o   O-IEOIE^GKE  THE  LEADING   STORE  LATE JAMES GILL & CO.  To the Ladies:  | Just a  f Spoonful  OF DR. MACKENZIE'S  ENGLISH  COUGH  BALSAM  will give instant relief, and a ���������  bottle will usually cure two or  three bud colds.  We know all about the ingredients of this remedy; that's  the reason we guarantee its  purity and effectiveness.���������25c  RED CROSS DRUGSTORE  We have just opened up a large choice stock of  DRY GOODS, which is the best and only new  stock in the.City.  The latest Styles and newest patterns that can  be purchased. Call and see us. It is a pleasure  to show such excellent goods and it will be a  pleasure foi^you to buy them.  TAYLOR & GEORGE  THE WIDE-AWAKE BUSINESSMEN   :   MACKENZIE AVE.  THE COMMERCIAL  CENTRE OF THE  >yac4^������**tf*r*������ctf*Jr*r4r������r'r*g'We*^^  i JOHN D. SIBBALD,:  NOTARY  PUBLIC,  I  I  +  *  **  .**  ���������*  ���������*  **  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  ���������*  FINANCIAL-i  INSURANCE!  REAL ESTATE  Camilla Permanent tt Western  n. P. It. TOWNSITE,  MA11A TOWNSITE.  COAL FOB SALE.  Canada Mortgage Corporation.  Equitable Savings Loan and Building Association.  S Imperial Flre.      Guardian Fire.      Mercantile Fire.  Canadian Fire.      Caledonian Flre.'  Confcderatian Life.      Atlas Fire.  HOUSES FOR SALE AND BENT.  Address Revelstoke Station.  mm0j+J*>Pi*j9j*������*jTiJriArJf^^  Geo. F. Curtis,  S TAYLOR BLOCK.      ���������      McKenzie Ave  P*^������ft>^^^>>j������^������>>>.������jr>J>i*iJ!������l������i������5^  terms are arrived at wilh theC. P. It  land department and that the ratepayers would want to know how much  those improvements weieKoinp to cost,  liefore voting on a hyiaw tor the  purchase of the plant, and the upshot  of it was nil and the council adjourned  wilhoiH biking any steps to further  the 11 atter.  Captain Burstall Arrives.  Capt. Burstall arrived in town this  morning on the No. 2 and started  recruiting for tlie S. A. Consuihulary.  The captain was out in South Africa  himself with tlie Uoyal Canadians and  after Capt. xVrnold's death was in  command of A. Co. and made a. very  pnpiilnr-nnd efficient mm puny-officer,  accord'uifr to the testimony of the  men. who served under him. He wm*.  accompanied hy Capt. F. L. Vaux. A.  M. S. of Ottawa, who examined the  recruits as medical officer. There  must, have been fifty or sixty men  waiting to seethe reci-uitincrofficer nt  10 a. 111. tliis morning at the Revel  stoke. A number came np this  moi'uiiiK from Salmon Ann. Notch  Hill and the Okanagan and Vernon  districts, having missed dipt, Burstall  at Sicamous yesterday.  W'  H  W>  w  @  w  w  w  dp  dP  (HD  W>  A Rex  POROUS PLASTER  ���������applied to the chest and a bottle  ���������of SENEGA COUGH SYKUP is ll  ���������sure cure for Coughs..  25c. Each  FIELD & BEWS,'  Druggists and S lationcrs,  Niglit Hell. ���������   Brown Block.  >H  <H  <H  11  11  <n  %  @  @  @  CITY EXPRESS  13. W. B. PAGET, Prop.  Prompt delivery of parcels, baggage, etc., to  an   part of the City.  Any Kind of Transferring  Undertaken  All orders left nt R. M. Smvthe'R Tobnceo  Store, or by Telephone No. Tjjj will receive  prompt attention.  /P8r~Excellent Fishing and Shooting.  Uoat and.Caiidcs for Tourists.  First Class in every particular.  LAKDEATJ  MINING  COUNTRY.  Business Lots from $150 Up  Residence Lots $T5 and $100  SOLE  AGENT  HENRY FLOYD  REVELSTOKE  B. C.  Rates, $i and $1.50 per day. -  Lakeview Hotel  J. GUII.LETTO. Proprietor.  Situated on thc banks of the Shuswap Lake,  one of the-largest and-most beautiful lakes  In Brilish Columbia.  SICAflOUS, B.C.  KEEWATIN  A Dainty Timepiece  The long, delicate chain is the correct adjunct for a  Painty Time Piece, and is iu,ctil in so many other  ways you can't afford to be without one,  Wo offer spcefal bargains iu these fashionable chains  cither wilh or without the watch. .   .  ^^^^s\ GUY BARBER, Watchmaker and Jeweller  *-' '���������( -*_=- '������������       Mackenzie'-*Avenue.-,  9KHWESSS&H  ^^  ^WBtW&hitt&iJ-i  &J HATS  HATS  HATS  Trimmed and  Untrimmed  $  ���������up*  B  r0  m  r M~y  m  m  The best assortment of Trimmer!  and UtiLrimmerl Hut* in the  City.   Call and 111.-1 pect before  purchasing.  m  m  m  m  Large nnd Well Lighted  Sample-Rooms'.-:-   Heated'bv lint Air nnd Electric  Bells a'nd Light in every room  Free Ilus Meets All Trains "  Keasonable Hates   -������������������������������������������������������> JOHN V. PEKKS,-Propmetok. , ,,    -   ,  Night  Grill ico-)=i In Connection lor the Convenience of Guests  Hourly Strcet.Car....' : - - -, fo)__���������^@^  ���������For Sale  A carload just opened up tit  A. N. SMITH'S  BATCBli AND  -    OONFEOTIONEU.  Bread - Delivered - Daily  Between Hotel and Station  Misses Shepard &Bell g  THEPRINCE MINING AND  DEVELOPMENT CO.,  Limited Liability.  FOR SALE.  Number of Cots, Blanket's, Cnp-  hn'ii'ds, Tallies mid (ithi*r in-ticlcs *>Lill  tcir sale.    Apply at the* ilospitn!.  NOTICF. is hereby piven that thc annual  mcetine of thc Shareholder* of lhe above  named (^omnan\v.wUI_bc_held_at the Company's  office^ McKenzie Avenue, Revelstote, B.C. on  Wednefdav the ihirieenth day of March A. D.  1001. at lhe" hour of two o'clock in lhe afternoon,for the purpose of electing officers for  thc ensuing year and for all other purposes  rclatine 10 lhe management of the Company.  Thc Transfer Ilook-of Ih.) Company will be  closed during the fourteen days immcdiately  prccedinz Mich meellni!.  Dated at.Revelstoke, B.C., this 13th day of  Februarv, A. I).. 1001,  J. M. SCOTT,  Hccretpry.  STARTING  RIGHT   AL the beginning of tho year and  fur llie lit'uinninK or the century  ��������� I'l'ineiiiliei' it's better to begin  right..  A step in the right direction is  Guild Clothes���������that fit .'liicl wear.  Our tailoring is the sort thar,  induces" com fort and durability.  Not expensive, even though  superior.  Ladies Tailored Suits to Order.  J*. IB. OK>ESS3^A.3ST,  The Carnes Creek Consolidated  iGold Mines Limited.  REVELSTOKE  STEAM LAUNDRY.  *>  fr  fr  fr  fr  t  fr  *  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  ^  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  IT'S   JUST  RIGHT  Oiii-l.'uinclei-iiig i.������ just, right,  for   rlrc.-s shirts and  vests.  It   insures    a    clean,     well  starched bosom Mint, will fit  the figure properly.  XVe try to do pei feet work,  nud  wu have a great mini  her of customers who think  we   do   it;   Hint's   our   best,  recommendation.  Shall we call for your work?  Fayette Buker,  raor.  fr  fr  fr  *,  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  fr  t  fr  fr  1  NOTICE IS IIKRKBY GIVEN that the  Annual general .Mcu'.iiii* tl Shareholders ul  the above named Company will he !i<*ld at the  Coin pany's oflice at RcvcHtok'*, Jlrliinli Columbia on the 12th day of March, l������il, at two  o'clock In tho afternoon, for the ptirpnue of  electing officers for the cnHiilnir ycur ami for  all otner purpoiei relating to the niaiiaxcmciit  of the Company. ,,,  ,  The Transfer Honk of the Company will he  clnied diirliiK'.lic fourteen days immediately  prccediiiB the meellng.    ^ ^ BRBWOTKRi  Feb. lwt, d. Secretary.  W>  #  (Si)  'JKSTV  Home Grown  Vegetables  )S  Including-  CABHAGK.  TURN I PR.  POTATOES.  CA RROTS.  All orders left with "VV. A. Nettle, or  add rosed to lhe undersigned will  receive prompt "Mention. ''  Tbhms Cask.  August Johnson,  RevcNtokc Station,,,  *******'lrlr****************-X  fr ************** ********* +  We Repair   WATCHES  CLOCKS,  and all kinds of Jewellery  If the work in not satlnfactory -we  refund your money.  WE GUARANTEE OUR WORK  and stand by our guarantee.  Wc al'incarrya good line of W'atchCH  and Jewellery, which we dispose of at  Tiioderate prices.  KM. ALLUM,  The Leading '  Watchmaker and Jeweler.  SMELTER  TOWNSITE  From 5th Jan. to the 25th  Jan., 1901. a reduction will be  offered on all lots in Smelter  Townsite prior to the closing  of annual books on 1st Feb.  Intenrling purchasers should take advantage of  this offer'before the new price lists for 190J-2 are  In force.  ***************************  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Fridays of each month;   White Rose llcvree  meets ilrst Friday of each month,in Oddfellow*'  Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  WM. WATSON,       .   '  HY. KLiWAItnP. '  President. Secretary.  Court' Mt. Begbio  Y       I. O. F.,No. 3461."  . Meets in thc Oddfellows'. 11 ul 1.011 I he second  anil fourth Mondays of- ���������  ench mouth. Visiting  hrelhren invited to at  tend.  J. It. IlLTC-l'-It.-     . K.Ii.J.C. JOIIXSTOr?;   Chief Hanger. Hec.-Sec.  Gold R.infre' Lodge K. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C. <  .-'Meets every 'Wediicsilny in .  OddfellnivM' llnlliil SiiVlVick  ���������Viaitiinr Kni^l'itM invited.  IS. (i. Burnt] ij������K. O. C;.     *���������-:"::::  : - ��������� :��������� F. W. JS1 ackinhot, K. of R. & S.  LOYAL ORANCE LODGE   No. 1658.  .Kojjnlar meetings are held in th*  Oddfellow's Hall on the Third Friday of each month, at 8 p.m. sharp.  VUlting brethren cordially invited  TIIOS..STEEI>. W.M.  W.U. 11IKNKY. Itcc-Rec.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST.  AND ASSAYER. .'.  lloyal School of Mines, London. ' Seven yearn  at  Morfa   Works,  Swansea.     17-'years Chief  Chemist  to-Wigan Coal-and:iron Oo.,  Enrc.  I.nte clicmist and Assavcr, Hall Mines, Ltd. ���������-.  Claims examined and reported upon. -  ,'.-;' ' Revelstoke, B.C.  H.  EDWARDS  TAXIDERMIST.  DEEIt HEADS, IlIRHS,'Etc. MOUNTED,  Furs Cleaned and Fepairod.  LOVERING'S'OLD STAND     :'  Second Street]  GIVKYOR TEETH ATTENTION  When thoy Ilrst nood it, before (hey  give you pain,- tliercby avoiding nccil-  lviiSHiiflcrlng and asssiiring more sali������*  ��������� factory mid iicrniiincnt work, and at less  'com, than if left until the latter stagca.  of decav.  Dr. Burgess,  Dentist,  Tavlor lllock.  H. Mayne,  EDWAltn A. HAGGEN,  Mixing Enoinekk,  Member AmorlcariInstitute Mining Engineers  Member Canadian Mining Institute.  KEVELSTOKE. B.C.  Examination of nud reports on Mineral properties a specialty.      '   j    ,  !&4&**+4r4r4r4r&4M(&t?4(4r4r#4f4Hf4f*  R. H. MAYNE,*  Notary Public and Insurance Agent.  Retail Dealer in���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  ������$������&?������. RBYBfcS������0KB.B.Q..  PATRONIZE .  HOME INDUSTRY  AND SMOKE_0rJ   -  Our Special  and Union  Cigars  UNION LABOR  REVELSTOKE CIGAR M'F'G.  COMPANY, ���������  ' *  Kevelstoke Station.  ?>  ���������*v^*5*,y-#^c'<*ig^^^^tf*^^rjr������*������f<^^^5  FIRST CLASS  STOVE GOAL  SEASONED "    '  FIR  OORDWOOD  Call   on   JAS. C. HUTCHISON anil  get prices.  Agent Imperial Oil Co. Limited.  Hesvj Draying a Specialty.

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