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 ���������vm*m  j --j.j.. ji\i"\. j. .ii. j,  i^  Vol    V.  No 99  REVELSTOKE B.C.   WEDNESDAY,   DECEMBER  IS, 1901.  $2 00 a  Year in Advance  &C0  imiitt&ifGieciHiiNHHHe*********  'Xmas Greetings  This year's importations of  Holiday Goods in thc following  lines are much larger and  more complete than nny of  former years, and it is with  confidence that we solicit your  patronage for yonr Christinas  purchases.  Toys ior Girls  In Dolls, from 10c. to $."1, there  is a splendid assortment of  special merit in manufacture.  Polls, Carriages. Cradles. Dust  Pans, Trunks, Carpet Sweepers, Brooms, Ranges, Stoves,  Smoothing Irons, Parlor Sets,  Tea Sets, etc.  Toys lor Boys  In the Boys' Lines we have a  vory large range of these goods  of which the following are just  a few of the latest. Railway  Trains, Fire Engines, Hook  and Ladder Brigade, Mechanical Toys of all kinds, Rubber  and Celluloid Balls���������all sizes,  Drums, Noah's Ark, Air Guns,  Pistols, Saving Banks, Band  Musical Instruments, Tool  Chests, Horses, etc.  Lamps! Lamps!  Beautiful in design and of  especial merit���������very suitable  for Christmas Presents. Prices  from $1.50 to 512. o  Crockery  "We have just imported a flue,  line of the Genuine World-  Renowned Crown Derby  Crockery and Limoges celebrated French China. XVe  have also it splendid line 'of,  China Dinner and Tea Sets,  and a large assortment of  Dinner and Tea Sets in Common Crockery, Fancy Cups,  Saucers and Plates, and children's Cups, Saucers and  Plates.  Fancy doods  "' OlunCinei"in"tliis7De"piri*tiiieiit"-  includes' among many handsome and useful Christmas  Presents, Japanese. Drapery,  Piano and Table Covers, Manicure Sets, Fancy Rugs, and  Mats, etc.  Groceries  Confectionery  In theJGrocery Line we have,  as usual, a most select and  fresh stock, specially for tlie  Holiday trade. In Confectionery, Fruits, etc., the goods are  of the very hest, including  Candies of all kinds, Assorted  Nuts, Japrnese Oranges, Sweet  Potatoes, Apples, Pears, Layer  Raisins, Shelled Almonds, &c.  A Chat With Mr. A.  McLeod,  M. P., a Progressive  Ontario  Conservative, Who Has Lum- j.ind  bering Interests in Kootenay.  In an interview with A, McLeod, M.  P. for North Ontario, who wns in town  011 Saturday, the Unit A Ml ascertained  that very link' linn so far lieen decided  hy the Ontario luiuliermi.'u who have  bought the old DeCmv mill at Arrn.v-  heiid, heyond moving the plant to this  side of the Ann. Active operations  will he postponed until the season is  fairly opuued. Mr. McLeod is very  enthusiastic over the prospects of this  section of-, Kootenay, width he considers has a bright, future before it.  lie. does not think the immense  resources of Western Cinada from  Rat Portage to the Const have their  equal on the continent of America  and expects in another ten or fifteen  years to see a wonderful progress  made in the west. Mr. McLeod is a  Conservative of the progressive, kind  and his visits to the west have  convinced him of the astonishing  foresight of Sir John Macdonald, who  in spite of the sneers of I he opposition  and tho half hearted support of most  of his own followers, could anticipate  thc immense value of the opening up  of tlie west to Canada and carry his  project through. Mr. McLeod said  that he could not help regretting that  the master mind had not survived lo  witness the great impetus given to the  fulfillment of his anticipations by the  development of Kootenay within thc  last few years. In reply to a. suggestion of the Herald. Mr. McLeod s.iid  ho thought it would be an excellent  idea to pass an appropriation to  provide a special excursion and take  every member in the house on a tour  through westeili Canada. The average  member of parliament knows nothing  at all about it and the . western  members are too few to make their  influence felt. In consequence the.  needs and lequireiiients of the west  and particularly British Columbia are  neglected in favor of better known  and more numerously represented  provinces. One thing is certain,  however, the_ proyiii_ie_liiis_(j_tiiigdvii  friend in Mr. McLeod, as it does with  every member of progressive idea;*,  who takes tho trouble to pay it a visit.  poultry, sausages und every thing  going. He knows, that the Ruvelsloke  people want the best of eva>-ything  and ia ready to supply it.  "WRIGHT PORRITT  The new plii,lugrnphic studio established by Wright Poi ritt in Tapping's  old hull is the place to get an original  and ai l.isl ic souvenir to send to one's  ril-'iuli lh if. Christinas, The beauty  linish of Mr, Porritt'.- views o'f  Im nl sioni'iy hnve already established  a reputation for his work. Ile has  laid himself nut to supply llie demand  for the local color in Christinas cards  and souvenirs whicli is new all the  rage and anybody who wants to send  away something in lhis line, which  cannot be obtained anywhere hul  right at. home iu lfevelsloke, should  cull and inspect Mr. Porritt's stock,  KEVELSTOKE WINE ,<c SPIRIT  CO., LTD,  Are prepared to meet the wants of  their customers during lhe festive  season and will 'tiuiku up assorted  cases from their extensive slock of  wines, spirits and liqueurs In' suit the  tn*.les of their put runs. They invite  the public lo pay lh"iii a visil.and see  what the company are prepare to do  in this way,  ,T,  Jl. OUESSMAX  Tho tailor, merely wishes Uio Hicn  A Ll) to state that trade is brisk and  his staff are busy and that the best  way to commence the New Year  ha-ipily is in one of his neat, well  fit ting suits or overcoats. He begs to  tender all his numerous friends and  customers tlie very best wishes of the  season. " v  . Civic Elections  Tlie nominations for the mayor and  council take place ou Monday, Jan.  IMth, and the election 011 the following  Thursday, .Tan." 10th.  Although nothing" definite on the  point is laid down in thc amendment  to the school act passed at the last  session, it appears to be the intention  that tlie elections for school trustees  in cities of the third olass, like Revelstoke, shall be held at the same time  and place and under the same returning o'licer as the municipal elections,  as the school act provided should be  done, in "the' pact in Victoria and  Vancouver. There are three trustees  to be elected as before, the two highest  for two years and the last man for  one yeai". Thc old trustees hold office  until January, ltKl'2^ when -.their  successors are elected. There is no  property qualification for school  trustees and everybody lias ;i vote the  same as before.       ." ,*-'.'  The Boer General, Who Lead  the Invasion of Cape Colony  Has Been Captured.���������Schley  Through the Mill Again.  Rkih.ix, Dec. IS���������A SI. Petersburg  despatch reports that Ihe roprcseiila.-  tives of several larije American lli-in*.  are now enroute lo Siberia, where  they will build factories and exploit  the agricultural and mineral wealth  of Ihe country.  Panajia, Dec. lSlli.���������Tin* Chilian  minister advises -President Castro of  Vonezuola (hat the Columbian gover-  nient considers the conditions for the  arbitration of lhe dilfleulfius with  Venezula as unfair antl will noi abide  by the decision of tho ai hitrator.  Wasiiimitox, Dec, IS���������Ueprcsentli-  tivo Wheeler of Kentucky has  introduced a resolution to investigate  the conduct of Roar Admiral Schley  from tlie time he took command to the  destruction of tho Spanish fleet. The  navy ofllcers will be; excluded from the  inquiry.  Montreal, Due. JS.���������Two hundred  and forty-live troopers for tlie third  Canadian contingent arrived here  from the west yest3iday.  Ma.tta.wa, Dec. IS.���������The general  hospital here was destroyed hy fire  yesterday inoriiing.  Londox, Dec. IS.���������Lord Strathcona  continues to improve. He is now  moving about the house, but is not  allowed out oT doors, *~  Lord . Kitchener announces that  Commandant Kritzinger, the famous  Doer coinniandiir who figured, so  prominently in the invasion of Cape  Colony, has been capt tired and badly  wounded by Gen, French.' Krit/.inger  was trying to break the block house  cordon at Hanover road.  New York, Dec. IS.���������Each of the  1.00U- employes of^ the .American  Express Co., in Lhe United Stales,  will receive a'Xmas gift of $10 fiom  the company.     Lust year they got $5.  HERALD GU1QET0  " "���������It is soiiietiine"s'lia_^;tok"n6w"'i,yhVit  to send for it Xmas present to a, friend,  but if you .see the Canada..Drug &  Book Co's. supply of new goods it will  not tako you long to dec Lie. They  have the largest and most varied up  to date stock of Fancy Goods in North  Kootenav. - _  CORRESPONDENCE���������  of C.te terrible berating you receivi-d  from the pen of the bucolic individual  who under Ihe nonie de plunn*, "One  of tbe Arch Enemies" has in last weeks  Kootenay Mail appended this startling  pseudonym In a'stand and deliver"  missive, in which he lakes vou to ta*-k  I'm repiiutiug in your valuable journal  the report, which has been going the  "rounds" of the eastern as well a*i I Im  coast papers l.o the cIVect lhat acei'lain  philanthropic (with a big I') clergyman  in Montclair, N, ,1,, had offered up  priiyn* for tlm repose of Ihe snuli of  the Doers and Filipino*, who h.nl  fallen in defence of their glorious!!  principles, Now. Air. Editor. 1 do not  think you insinuated these porn- people  did noi need Ihe prayers and I wish  llu'in luck and as the Iiishman says*.  ".Much good it'll do them,".but this  champion of Hie sect whose headquarters arc on the banks of the 'fiber far  away, (Tune Wabash), is not. sutislicd  with shaking his fist at you but he  musi bring in D'Arcy McGee, Hilly  Van 1 Ionic, Tommy Shaughnessy,  Tummy Hot. and Drains and mixes  tlieni up in a veritable hish stew, with  the end of a shillelagh. Antl then  '���������Ve Gods" he Hies at the Dritisli  Empire and tries lo disturb the "Poor  old Queen'*' with his arrant nonsense.  ' Now, Mr. Editor, please take warning, you must on no consideration  presume to print any news without  lirst approaceiug the head functionaries of tho various .sects, more  especially the one whose champion  signs himself "One of the Aich  Enemies" a fitting cognomen in  many  respects.  * Puo Patria.  s  ''-"The Pro-'Boers'and1 the Papists." "'  To Uio Editor of llie Hi.KAl.n-  Knt;. Pardon me Mr. Editor for  presuming to enter yonr sanctum,  but being of a sympathetic disposition  I take the liberty. asJ am pacing vour  door, to step in and enquire if you  have fully recovered  from  the effects  Confirmation at St. Peter's.  The bishop of New Westminster  held a confirmation service on Sunday  morning'last in St. Peter's chinch.  The building was crowded. The  service commenced with morning  prayer, after which the bishop administered the apostolic rite to eleven  candidates. Seated in his tin one at  the chancel steps he delivered a most  inipressiue and practical address, after  which the solemn "laying on of hands"-  followed. His lordship' theii'celebrated  the Holy Communion, at which there  were 11'large number of communit'iinls"  In tbe evening the . bislup preached  the sermon from the text of St. .John  the Baptist's .message to Our Lord*]  V.'Aut Thou lie"tbat should, come, or do  we look "for auothei?" ' ���������   - ���������  ���������The very "prettiest' of. Limoges,  Haviland and Minton china in cups  and saucers, sugar and cream and  plates-, etc.' "Something new for  Revelstoke at Canada 'Drug & Book  Co's.  (Concluded from page 2)  MISSES SHEPARD'& BELL  Are shewing iu the Madison Millin  ery Parlors 11 nice line of fancy work,  fancy silks and materials from which  a very suitable present could be  selected for a lady's drawing room or  for a friend with a hobby for faniy  work.  R. S. WILSON  And staff are hard at work filling  orders for their numerous customers.  He has no particular announcement to  make except that he is hard at work  at* the old stand, that his patrons  know where to go for good cloth and  a good fib and that he wishes them^all  the compliments of the season.  BSXsXsXsXs������������^^ 5*������(!������cSeX2-������^^  Orders  Solicited.  1 i*������<HtLf4t'4f44f������4f**������4l*4������������*6������������***'  C.B.HUME&C0.  Agents for Giant Powder Co  and Bennett Fuse.  - TAYLOR Si GEORGE  "Wishing to give their customers a  liig line to select from this Christmas,  have just opened up a large consign  ment of dress goods, ribbons, blouse  s:lks, etc., which has arrived direct  from the factory in Scotland, so that  patrons will reap the advantage of  prices, from which the middleman's  profit has been eliminated. The store  is juost tastefully decorated. Their  stock of * cirygoods, furnishings,  carpets, - rugs, etc., is displayed-to  great advantage. The firm intend in  in 11 day or two to place a pumpkin in  the window. The pumpkin, as notun*  usual with pumpkins, will have seeds  in it and every customer" who purchases 11 dollar's worth of goods at  this store will obtain a right to guess  at the number of the said seeds in the  said pumpkin, the one who guesses  most correctly being entitled to a suit  of clothes.  Among the caterers to the Christmas  must not be forgotten the cigar stores.  3. XV. Bennett * has a nice line ot  specially selected Christmas cards in  addition to his cigars and other  articles for the smoker's use. Frank  Brown is shewing a big stock of  tobaccos, cigars.-cigarettes, pipes and  nick nacks beloved of the devotees of  the goddess nicotina. Roy Smythe is  well up iu line with a first-class stock  of everything needed by the lovers  of the weed aud his stock oT confectionery and candies is very high class and  complete. A new pipe or a box of  good cigurs makes a nice present for  hubby :ind tends lo keep the creature  at. home.*- A word to the wise wife is  sufficient. "  JAS. I. WOODROW  Stands   prepared as   usual  at   this  season to cater to the wants'!.of  the  inner man with a flue stock  of meats.  IN THE SOUTH WINDOW  ON FRIDAY  SANTA CLAQS will be busy  sorting up Packages of Candies  for the children of Revelstoke.  LOOK OUT   FOR  SANTA!  ON SATURDAY  - SANTA CLAUS will give to all  children who arc accompanied by  their parents, or guardians, a package "of Candy  MAIL '  ORDERS  SOLICITED  ALL-ARE INVITED TO CALL AND VISIT SANTA CLAUS  REID & YOUNG-  MAIL  ORDERS  SOLICITED  it;*************************  Personal Paragraphs Pertaining to Railway Men Picked up  By the Herald Man on His  Daily Rounds.  ,1, it. Sullivan. C. P. 11. engineer,  went up lo Field on Monday morning.  0. I*!. Paget, telegraph operator, is  now stationed at Hector nt the summit  of I he Rockies.  The snow is vory deep at   the   Sum  mil.    Their lotarics   aie   in   constant  use nnd another oue needed at   Rogers  1 'ass.  Invitations tue out from the captain  and ollieers of the. s. s. Kosslawl for a  danci! at Arrowhead on .Monday  evening, 23rd inst.  The intense cold prevailing on the.  plains for the lust few days has caused  some delay to the trains, it being found  impossible to keep np steam.  Aliss ' Duncan, C. P. It. telegraph  agent at Calgary, has left for .Montreal  to assume an important position in  the employ of the telegraph company.  The Herald regrets to learn that  car inspector Parsons, who went to  work again Monday after an attack of  grippe, has taken a relapse and is  worse again.  For the present no further action  seems likely to be taken .by those  favoring the formation of a Canadian  Order of Railw.iymen. Tbe Ottawa  convention adjourned sine die without  taking any anion. ,  Gen. Supt. Marpole came in from  Vancouver on yesterday's train and  went nn tn Field, accompanied by  Stipl." Kilpatrick. lie returned on  today's No. 1 and afier a shoit trip  wt-st leaves for England i'or .1'  holiday. . ,  "Chess" Armstrong ahd J. McCrnm.  of Kamloops, are spending a few days  in town. McOi'iim announces*lhat he  has been buying one of lhe. leading  lmU-!s since his arrival; ''Chess" say**,  however, it i*> at retail.���������Vancouver  Ledger.  Two new C. P. It. appointments are.  announced. _'T. Hayes '.becomes superintendent > of the sectiou ,- between  Wliite Hi_ver :iud ._Cartier,- with _,hcad-'.  qprtrVers'ttlTClfiipIwiufand C. Murphy  is appointed to lhu division** east of  dirtier.'includingahe Soo branch and  While liiver terminals ' ,  The private car Eajriiselitfe arrived  I his afternoon attached tn the Pacific  express, ' Aboard were two permanent  ojlleialsof .the Canadian Pacific railway, Mr.-Peterson of Winnipeg. - the  chief engineer of the system and Mr.  Arthur Piers of Montreal, head of the  department of steamships-of the, line.  Though having lost their strike two  week*> uno. the switchmen and freight  handlers of the Isew York. New Haven  and Il.irll'oid had their hours of  labor 1 educed froin ten to eight per  day.*���������On Jan. 1 the freight train crews  ofthe H.SiO. will have their working  time reduced ftom twelve to ten houis  a day.  If is said that after January first the  custom of exchanging annual passes  I'or employes will be done away with.  J3\- ibis arrangement all the. representatives of the various roads will have  lo pay regular fare. Il is the opinion  nf -50ver.il of the .representatives of  Eastern'roads in lhis city that the plan  will not be adhered to.  F. August Henizeissaid to be largelv  inierested in the Vernon and Midway-  charier, obtained at the last session of  the provincial legislature, with a bonus  of SIOUU per.mile for_.125   miles Tha.  ro.'irl connects Vei non, lhe present  soul hern terminus nf tbe S. & O.' with  Midway, the we.-lern terminus of the  Colunibin i*c Western and will form a  link, which will give a shorter route  from tho coast to  Boundary   points.  In jumper and overalls a real prince  of lhe impirial lamily of Japan is  winking side by "side wfth.dollar a day  laborers in lhe Pennsylvania railroad  shops .it Altoona. Pa.." and at the same  work. He is a Prince Yoshio Yama-  uioto and this is t'iie beginning of his  training to enter ttip.iinperial railwav  .-ervice. He intends to spend three  years in the --hops heie to stndy  locomolive building and repairs. Then  he will spend two years in Hie trans-  piirtation, fieiirht, civil engineering  and andil ing departments before his  return.���������Railway Employes Journal.  The Engineers and ' Firemen "��������� have  their chairmen in Montreal endeavoring to settle some schedule matters  with the C. P. K. ollh iuls. The business has taken far longei'than it was  expected in and there is admittedly  no-lie hitch, but. the exact nature of  it has not been communicated to the  members-. It is undei stood that one  amendment to the schedule that the  brotherhood men propose is a general  increase of 15c. per 100 miles. Tliis is  to cover the extra work and time  required by the new system of enorm-  iou������ly long trains. Oil this account it  i.s not thought likely this point can be  thehitch that is causing delay in the  negotiation.���������Voice.  Employes of the New South Wales  railways are at piesent allowed an all-  liue.** pa<*s when on annual leave aud  four additional passes during th*** vear.  They are now being askfd to decide,  by rcfeii-ndum. whether the additional  passe-s shall be discontinued and twelve  piivilege tickets which permit traveling at one quarter the ordinary return-  fare substituted. Where ,-i family  would travel together at the one time,  although the fares would be cha.ge.1  separately, it would count only he one  of the twelvi. tickets. As additional  passes are restricted to the ti_*e of the  employe himself, while his familv  may participate in the privilege tickets,  it is probable th.it the majority will  fivor the new Droposal*���������Railwav  Herald.  /   r WA  I'ubliBliert l)y  Tbe Revelstoke Herald Publishing Co.  Limited Liability.  A. JOHNSON,  Jliiiinslug Din-dor.  A Smnl-W'iickly .lournul publisheil In thr  Imei'i'.sisiil the* railway- tneu. mining men and  lut-iiiii-ss iiii-n of tliii Worn. Dnys of l'ulilii'tilloii  Wcdnesflay ami Saturday.  AHVF.iniSl.NU  KATKS.  piipli-y riIk.,fl.Go pi*r Inelii Mnslr enliunii,  JJ |,'-r inch when inserloil on title lm^e  I.i'l'iiI Rils., 10 cents pur Inch (rioupiirli-1) Um*  IW Hrst insertion; 6 t-oiils for unci! ntltllllonn!  ln*--.rllon. I.ociil notioe.-t 10 cents pi-r line eiuih  I-.mii*. Ill rt li, Marriage and Death Notices  frets.  suiisiauiTiox n.iTK.1.  Uy until or eiirrioi*. ti per annum; tfl.'i', for  six uionths,.strictly In aflvmtiw.  OtlU .1011 IIKI-AIITMKXT.  Isone of the best equipped printing nfli.-i-s lu  the lVc������t nml prepared to execute all kinds ol  printing fn llr.stclnss style ul honest price.*..  One price to all. No job too large*���������none too  .���������.mall���������for us. Mull orders promptly iittcnileil  lo.   Olve us a trial on your next order.  TO COlUtESl-ONDENTS. '  We j ii vl tc correspondent**, on any subject  of Interest io the general public, hi all casus  the bona tide name of thu writer must iiecoiii-  paiir iiianuscripl, but not necessarily fur  plililleatloii.  Address all i-oiiiiiuinli.'ntlons to tlu: Malinger  NOTICK TO COKIUaU'O.S'llKNTS.  1.���������All corre-tpiindenee must bo Ir-gllily  written on one slue of the paper only,  i���������Correspondence    c-oiiuliiln*-       pi-rsonal  matter must Im signed wilh the pn>[ier name  ol the writer.  i-i.'.K.CIIOGAN, Killtor.  WliDNlCSllAY, Dl'X'lOIllKll I.S. 11)01.  HERALD GUIDE TO  XMAS BUYERS  A Review ofthe Holiday Stocks  in Revelstoke Business Houses  Published as a Pointer for  Purchasers.  In pursuance of usual custom at this  season Jof lht? year the. Hkr.w.d  presents iu thi* issue a comprehensive  sketch and hiid's eye view of .the  stocks of holiday goods as a. guide to  intending purchasers in Kuvelstoke.  In conjunction Iwith   our  advertising  .columns this article will he found lo  contain much interesting and valuahlc  information, where to go and what to  look for when you get tliere. Every  Iwdy wan tii to purchase goods at this  season, presents for 'Xmas, gifts for  tiie New Year, good things for the  innocent family festivities peculiar to  the season. The Herald has heen  lotind taking notes and .presents its  readers with the pointers, which it has  collected on its travels,  W. W. BEWS  Are shewing a hig line of gift books,  children's books, prayer books, hymn  >ltooks of the different denominations.  Their stock of chocolates are very fine  and priced very close, the Maracaibo's,  put up in fancy, boxes, being a very  attractive line. A ������pecial feature the  IlEltALD noticed were some beautiful  toilet and manicure sets in solid ebony.  They   have   some   nice   specimens of  , .china and other ware on view and  their stock of Christmas cards is very  novel and taking.  REID Si YOUNG  All Christmas goods in this store.  A glance round reveals a big selection  of handsome and useful articles; The  silk drapes for pianos, chair's, sideboards and table" covers make a, very  attractive display. There i.s a big line  of dress goods, silk and flannel blouses,  and fancy silks iu blouse lengths,  while the stock of furs, jacktts and  woolen goods is. very extensive. Tliere  is an attractive shew of ti������s for both  ladies and men.    Gloves  of   all   kinds  _lined-aiid-uuliiied-.and-a-boot-a.n-d-Slioe"  department fully stocked with everything in the footwear line, in which  tlie ladies .slippers form a noticeable  feature. ai*** leaders in t.he store this  .���������mason-.-  G. I-\ CURTIS.  The Hod Cross Drugstore has a nice  display of attractive goods. The Eng-  lt--.li imported leather-goods, portfolios,  writing cases., toilet .*>et.s and toilet*  article-" in .solid ebony, silver and gold  are very handsome aiul durable  Mechanical and friction toys,' dolls of  nil kinds, masks, books for lioys unil  girls are to be found in great; variety.  Lowney's chocolates crystallized  fruits, Tom .Smith's crackers and every  variety of decoration '.needed for  Christmas trees can be obtained here  and some exquisite calendars,- which  m-e becoming so much in vogue for a  iiciuonable. present at this time of ihe  yea r.  GUY J3ARBEK.S.  Jewelry store is as usual at Christmas full of a dazzling variety of handsome and valuable articles, watches,  rings, bracelets etc. any one of whicli  would forim a highly prized gift.  His stock of solid silverware embraces  every form of table and toilet article  or ornament and n leader this year  is a. line of the finest cut glass obtainable on this continent, as valuable and  in some estimations more beautiful  than silver itself.'  CANADA DRUG -& BOOK CO.  Have their store full   of  Christmas  goods suitable for presents for old or  young, Leather goods aro very  noticeable, iu the forin of dressing  cases, glove ar.d handkerchief boxes,  work boxes, purses, picture frames  and other useful articles. Sterling  silver novelties form an attractive  feature this year and the lines in  perfumery,' calendars and [Christmas  cards are unusually complete. There  are of course toys nud dulls of every  imaginable variety and a b-'g selection  of hooks, suilable for Christmas gifts,  such as prayer hooks, special editions  of lhe poets, boys and girls Annuals,  Chatterboxes and* toy hooks, Then*! is  also a large .selection of piclnies and  picture frames very suitable for holiday presents.  MRS. I .AIM) 15 U.  Is handling a big stock of confection  cry this Christmas. Stewart and  .McCormii-k's cliocolati-s ami till kinds  of candies, bon bons.for table decoration, .la|nutose orange***, Icninii.s, raisins  nml every variety of 'fruit in season  arc among I In* good things, which can  hi* purchased at her .-.tiirc. I-'am-y  biscuits are another loader. There is  also on view a nice selection of toys  and fancy goods, ami 'Chinese anil  ���������lainiiie.se curiosil ies. very suitable for  pivsenls at this season. .Mrs. Lauder's  stock will attract; a good ninny customers during tin* period of I he Christmas (rath*.  A. X. .Smith.  'Assures the llicit.u.n that the supply  of Christmas cakes will not .run short  iu lievelstoke this year, lie has ">00  lbs. of cake on hand and the capacity  of tho bakeshop for turning them out  is unlimited, f-'or housekeepers, who  like to make their own hi* has a big  slock of the finest and freshest materials procurable, raisins, currants,  candied peel etc to satisfy lhe most  fastidious.  C. B. HU.MIC.V CO.  Have made the most extensive  preparations.ou record I'or this, year's  Christmas trade. Thoy have a line of  toys of all kinds for girls ami boys,  dolls from 10c. up to a dollar, tea sets,  mechanical toys and everything  possible to delight the hearts of the  little ones. They are showing a big  range in china, thero i.s ware from the  renowned makers of Crown Derby in  England and Limoges in France and  tea sets and dinner sets, cups, jugs,  plates in endless and beautiful variety.  Another leader, very suitable for  presents, with the firm this year is  lamps in prices to" suit all pockets.  They have' laid in a big stock of  carefully selected groceries for the  holiday trade and all kinds of confectionery and fiuit. including Malaga  Grapes and Pears for desert. On the  dry. goods side they are showing many  dainty articles suilable for presents in  fancy work, drapery anil leather  goods'.  P. BURNS & CO.  Are as usual in the front row for the  solid items of Christmas faro. Alberta  fed beef is the staple. Hanked by  mutton, pork, sausages and poultry of  every kind. Everything of the best  and lots of it is the rule with this firm  nt Christmas time.  THK BE YELSTOK E DA IR Y.  Are in line this year for the Chri.-t-  mas trade with a splendid line of  carefully selected fruit, apple*, oi-anges.  bananas, lemons, pears etc.from wliich  an-excellcn FselectifrrrFHiri>e iniiUe inr  your Christinas desert. Their fruit is  of the finest varietit.*." and 'very. fref.li  snd tempting.  E. M.'ALLU.M.  Has a number of dainty and artistic  articles of jewelry very suitable for  a Christmas gift, including watches,  chain.-, pin.-, ling-, bracelets of a rt ist ir*  design. As- a pre-cnt it i-- hard !o  select any thing uku-i* prized by llu*  recipient than *H.m<*fliing nice in Un*  jewelry line.  BOURNE UHOS.  Have laid themselves out. lo supply  the needs of their customers with more  than usual caic this year. Their .stock  'of Christmas fruits and groceries is  very complete nnd all fresh and carefully selected goods. They c.-iny a  liig line of Canadian. British and  American canned goods, pieservcs.  and pickles of the best brands. On thr  hardware side a big stock of lamps bus  just been opened up of great variety  and beauty of design and a largpcon-  sigmnent of ware, including a line  from the famous Foley factory in j  England in very novel and artistic  patterns." Skates are. the ni tide in  big demand just now and the firm cm  suit you with> handsome pair of nickel  plated hockey skates and boots to  match if you need them.  KEVELSTOKE  FURNITURE CO.  Are laying themselves out this  Christmas to supply the wants of Unpeople of North Kootenay with durable and artistic furniture at reasonable prices.   They have a big selection  m  I IS IN THE HEART OF  THE GREAT FREE  GOLD  GAMP  ON  FISH  RIVER.  ONLY  FOUR MILES  FROM NAVIGABLE WATERS.  Two and One-Half Hours take you to t! e Main Lino of tlie Canadian Pacific Railway.  A place of Great Business .Possibilities.  Now is tlie lime to make your choice of Lota  1 SIBBALD & FIELD  I  - .    -    Agents, i  of articles of .'furniture from which, a  very useful and suitable Christmas  gift can very easily be chosen, from a  roller top desk or sideboard to an  elegant rocker or centre fable. There  is a nice line of beautiful pictures.from  which in u frame, which they also  supply, a'handsome present could be  made to adorn the walls of a friend's  silling roou. A ten dollar purchase  in the store at this season entitles the  purchaser to two dining room or bedroom chairs or the worth of them on  any olher article the c.istoiiier may  fancy. '  AIRS. GUERIN.  In her store on Front St. has a large,  and artistic variety of fancy work .and  material, from whicli it would be easy  to select a handsome and reasonable  present. This line is-'inadc a specialty  of Mrs. Guerin's establishment and  ladies interested in this pretty branch  of fiminine work cannot do better  than pay her a visit. There is also a  full line of fruit, candies and confectionery carefully selected for tiie  holiday trade.  A GOOD  NAME....  Is butter than riches  We have the name of making  lhe only Stylish Suits In Town  ���������Ior .durability antl -quality,  they also excel.  .TRY ONE  R. S. WILSON  Next the McCarty Block.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that GO days after (inte I  A intend to apply tn the ClifeF Commissioner  of I.Amt? and \\ orks for permission to cut and  carry away timber from tlie following described lands:  Commencing.'* fl-t a post marked Soper F.  Perry's southeast corner postsitnatcrnbout 200  feet from Scott Creek, ihence west A0 chains;  thence north 160 eh'ains; thence east 40 chains;  thence south 1C0 chains, to the place of commencement; containing.&lO acre*'.  ROGER F. PEHRY,  Goldfields. B. C..Oct.;17th,liH)l.      Nov.'.C-lf.  -ZL^OrEEGEE-  TAKE .VOTfCE that sixty days after date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of,.Lands and Works for perminsion to purchase a parcel of land described as follows:  . Commend ni? at a post marked Alice Perry's  Nqj'I Post; thenre west ,'M chains; thence  North 40chain.''; thence Kast20chains; thence  South 40 ohnfiiK to point of .commencement.  Thi.-* f mot loir of land commences North of K.  K. Perr?'* pre-emption jollowlnjj >r������lCenzie'������  North-rt*e*.t I*Jne. contain in ������ h. bo til -So acre*-,  more or Ie,-������.  ALICE ������������������PERRY.  'JoI'Jfields, Nov.;/?. 1MM. li-'c-Mrn  IsTOTIOE  NOTICK Is liTi-by given that .**������ iliiy< after  ilnie I Inienti to apply to th<; CliK-f Coin-  iniVlonerot Lands am! Works tor purmlnslon  to <-ut.Hn<l carry nway tlinlwrfroin the fallow*  Ux'2 tlei-tirilM-Ml lantN:���������Coillinont-ilii; m a |n***l  at llie sotitli-caitt t'orncr of Bo-fer I-'. 1'eri-y's  pre-emption, marietl ".Sonlhea't i,-orn'-ir of  timber limit Ht'|>llc<l for l������- T. .!. <iolH������mlth";  tlient'c not 10 t-lisins; tlmiiff: north IW chain*;  thence east III '.-hains to Fish (.'reek; ihence  {nllnwlni: themcaii'lvrlngt of Fi.sh creek IW  t-liaini to point of commencement; containing  *i|u Ht-res, more or lest.  F. J.C10U..MITII,  Thomson's Landing, October 10th, lim;.  TIME TABLE  S. S. ARCHER OR S.S. LARDEAU  BiinniiiK between Arrowliea.!- 'I'lionison's  I.nntliiiK aiitlCtmiiiplIx,: com incnt.'i li*; Octolii'i'  1-1 th, l'.Klt, will snll as lollows, weather permitting:  'I.uarliif. Ari'owheiii! for Thomson's Landing  antl Coiniiplix.'..'..:. twice tlally���������10k. ami * lisle.  Leaving Coiiiniili.\- ami Thomson's Landing  for Arrowhead....twice tlally���������7:13k and l-Jilfil:  Making close connections with nil C. IVIt.  Steamers nntl Trains.  Theowners reserve the right tochange times  of sailings without notice.  The Fred Robinson Lumber Co., Limited  ������������'  ���������S85-3'"  fiSffl.:  Laces and 'Braids  A large range of Point I.aeo,  Uucliossj antl ' Htittenbiirg  llraids, Stamped Design-,  Flumped Linens, Hmhroitlery  Mcedles, Hooks,' Ac.  -Jlerlin aiid Zephyr Wools, all  shatles, Slipper soles, Valcii-  rsciences Lace; Insertion.  Call nt the  MADISON PARLORS.  Misses Sheppard &'BelI ^|  "McKenzie Avenue      oc23   .  ^^  nonycE o-s.o'wasr  The very best on the market tod  .including:  Potatoes,       Cabbage,  Carrots, Turnips,  ,. ETC.,    ETC.,    ETC.  '        Alio first quality of well cured  Timothy Hay  .���������Send orders for same to  S. D. CROWLE,  .    Kevelstoke, B: 0.  Oriental Hotel  Ably furnished with the  Choicest the Market  affords.  BEST WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS  Large, Light bedrooms.  Rates $i a day.  Monthly Rate.  J. Albert Stone  Prop  CANADIAN  PACIFIC RAILWAY  New Schedule  ICfffCtlvi". October l.'l, 1!I01  Certificate   of Improvements  1TOTICE.  fiohl   Kill   Mineral  Claim,   situate in   the  Rr-.-i-l-lolce Mining Division of Kootenay Ult-  trlft.  Where Located:   In *"iround Hog   Ba-iln, on  McCuHough Creek.;  TAKE XOT7CE that I, fl. B. .Flume, Krec  Miner's Certi/icaie No. 15, ���������VS'i'/i, Intend, nlxty  dajs from Ihe date hereof, to apply to thu  Mining Kcorder for a Certlllcate of Improvement-!, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the ahove claim.*;     (  ���������Arid further take notice that action, under  Section   '.fi,  must he commenced   hefore    the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this Ith tluv ot September, 1901.  ti. II. HCMK.  ' Oct. 11-tf  FARWELL   ESTATE.  The [choice land nortli or track,  between Tapping's ami Long?*, will  he subdivided for sale as soon as  possi hie.  G. M. SPROAT,   VICTORIA,   B. C.  }'. O. Box, I'.'.*.  EASTB0UND  WESTBOUND  8:20  17:10  Passengers booked to all  Eastern,~Canadian ancl U.S.  Points.  Berths reserved on Atlantic  Steamers for passengers to  the Old Country.  Direct Steamer Service from  Vancouver to  CHINA,  JAPA N,  AUSTRALIA,  ALASKA  Full   information and illustrated  pamphlets furnished on  application.  T. W. Bradshaw,  Agent  Kerelstoko.  E, J. Coyle.  Assist. Qen.  Pissancer Aceat  V������ncstiT������������. ���������  KliKlS   111'S  .Mill*.'!'.-*  ALL TIt.**.l Nri.  I-'IP.ST CLASS. ACCO.M.MOKA'I'IO.V.  UHATI*:i.l. HV  HOT All!.  i:h.\mii\.m;li-; iiatic-j.  E-3  IX&J&mFM  Brown & Gtiei-in, Pi-ops.  KUiOTRIO IH'iUM AX!) I.Kin'P IN l-IVISRY I?0OM.  IIOtJItLY  STIH-ICT CAR  aiHISTSi.'Al.r. Tlt.Vl.VS,  HAU   Wlil.f, Slj/l'LIICI.   |*.Y  'I'm*: C'MUIC'IIST  M'lSICS,   l.lfJb'tlltS  AND  CIC1AHM   '*4**v  llf  m  ES  ���������M7  :W7  ���������m  my  lW������  -^'������������������y::-y,,,y-.:ry,.,,,,,,.y:.-       ......... ^  diiisiiillilliiiiiiili^;  Wholesale  .snd  Ret.-.i! Dealers  '^  .iH1.,,I"JI1'iJI  - ft  M.I.M1TEI)"7'  MINES BOUGHT AND 50LD  .We luive piii-cliasci'S for all kinils of iiiutnllifei-ous niiues iiutl prospects, and desire to hem' from pi'iisiiecLoi-s and otliei'.s lmviriK propei-t v  tor sule. n i     L      .  Otu* fucilities foi* milking quick sales are nnrivailod.  Send us reports; also samples of ore for exhibition at our O/Iice.  THE MINES EXCHANGE, LIMITED.  Box 700. Nelson, B. C.  t-ai-TOrw'-'BST-a'ffl'iir^^  II. G. l'ARSON', rresith-nt.  ��������� M..l.O.'.RIUEX,MaiiiigiiigPi rct'lor';  a.e Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.  i  >  !  --���������I.iiiiitetl-Inahilitj'���������  ���������    WINES, LSQU0KS AND CIGARS.        , '*-, -  - Manufacturers of ACME BRAH0'AERATED WATERS  GENERAL G0MMISS80N 'MERCHANTS.  |    Campbell Avenue.  Revelstoke, B. C.  wamirmnmaMixinMMTrMsic rmn������������iii*MiKimi  'BXB&BBTxaStSQF--.  REVELSTOKE  Steam Laundry Co.'y*-  A Challenge    I  * i  We challenge anyone in !  Revelstoke   to give sub- |  stantial   reasons  for siip  porting Chinese laundries |  ln   exchange wc offer tog  give iogood reasons why |.  Chinese laundries should  not be patronized.  BUKER & SAXTON,  Proprietors.  FRENCH  RESTAURANT  On Front Street, Is again open to  the public. Meals served at all  hours.  A. REBUOHESE,  Prop  THE CITY EXPRESS  E. XV. B. Paget, Prop.  Proirijil deliviT.v of piircul*', limgiii-c', ������t������.  lo any *mrt ol thc city  Aiiy K'tmi of Transferring  Undertaken  All orders loft at It.'Mi' Sinytlie's' Tobncco  Store, or by TclC'iliO'ii; No. 7 \i-ill receive prompt  attention.  Jas. I. Woodrow  Rnt.-ti 1 Dealer' i n���������  Beef, Pork,  Mutton, Etc.  Fish and Game in Season....  All orders promptly filled.  BiK. REYEM0KB, B.ff.  Express Delivery  All orders left at W. M.  Lawrence's will be promptly-  attended to.  H. Cook. '.I.',  '. jl  /  - k  ������������t3c������5iBR!ac_j7Ea2:a E55_H!rora_*:c3Hrri.  K^iatsimrrifiP.vmtiaiajtr^iiJjas iES-SiBi3S:*stCBJ*-Ki i^F*Trf^i^-**Trrsgavr*;f7yag*iiEZ.  AHOMIUAUK) SCOTT,   Himroclt, Midi.  PICTI'Ut   LAMON'I'NoIkiim." 15. 0.  0I1AKI.KN 11.   y'I'li.LWICLU Nelprin. IJ. 0.  .i A.M US ,A. .MACi!';i'J, Jt,*vH-,Uikc, 15. C.  EOAKD OF DIRECTORS.  I lit. G. A. H. HAU,. Nelson, Si. 0.  -.1. FHI3D 11UMK, Nelson, 11. C.  JAMES Is. BYKKS. Trail, Si. C.  3. 0. T. CltOETH. Nelson,  B. <'!.  SAMUEL M. nitYDUNS, Ni'lson, 11. O.  A. F. ROSEXllEHUER, Nelson.  15. O.  Incorporated under ihe Laws of Bniisfo Columbia.  Capital: $1,000,000 in 1,000,000 Shares,  Par Value $1 Each.  t?agaia'.-S^OTr^ani!ggc5BffiaEEs :  ALL TREASURY STOSK.     WOgPROMOTER'S AftSD NO PREFERRED STOCK.  graszso.aa.ggHsy^.<.''igi7-i3  ff% O ^f% $*f. JSF" ra55^ ^S331  Ras*' bc������ k   h Is***' &��������������� fewsr   g  e������     Bti ^a^ H     &aa ������31.  Q   i  \JS&7  tS  ambonsrrB������ Gr������tgps 9 ������Salm^.  I ������R  ap������y  as  s  Located  in  lhc Free Gold  J''ish River Camp,  Lardeau Mining Division,  British Columbia.  'B t3 B ������ I 13 ui  5s -f^f3.'^     ������ $ i&% k {&*���������& j?3*      Isa EfiP-fe is*****,     P^if  K   W* B-:-"****'      vw������ ���������������������������������*���������* M fcTg ���������tecs*,      fo-41  EHfe*-.} KiA     fow?@  ������*IS  if ntfa^PIT"-  200,000 Shares, Now Offered at 50 Cents Per Share.  afitzsaanstt-s  In view ofthe splendid showings of both high ancl low .grade ore and the unrivalled facilities for the economical  developing and working ofthe properties, it is confidently expected that, not only will the present issue of stock be sold  quickly, but no more will be offered at less than par.  Address all* inquiries for information, or applications for stock to  rff  C^^  Official Broker,  Revelstoke, B. O.  ^^l^i^^Or^fl83       SECRETARY.  ^&a&?*3?l fg%&k 5.   pe qu BoX TOO, NELSON,- B. G.  AKOMIUALD. J. SCOTT, President.'  PETER J.AMOXT, Treasurer..  .    OFFICERS.  Dll. G. A B. HALL. Vice-Pi-asiil-sn1-  ' A. *\_KOSEN"BEltUEK.. Secretary :  a  3 JK^.v������m**MMMitjmrmvmu.-jj.-iiitwra^^T������iMm.....iiwtr^  THE TQWHSITE OF  11  if  ������_g__3. %& ^jjsf asaV^' SSsTJS?        Vi^g/ g   _*. \������zp $i&%, gg Mia_f  IS NOW  'HE. MARKET.  i i  s  BUY BEFORE YOU SLEEP. ' '  CIRCLE CITY is thc Terminus   of   the   proposed    Railway   already   surveyed  via the Lardeau Creek with fork to that lDOint.  CIRCLE  CITY is beautifully situated at thc base of tlie Lardeau Pass,  Galena  and .Surprise Creeks.        , ��������� y.  iO-RGLE���������G-I-'I-l���������is���������a b..oIuteh^surroundeXl ~^by    JYfimng   Properties   now   under  Development. .........  Which will be utilized next Scasoir by Concentrating Plants.  SEND FOR PARTICULARS AT ONCE  TO THE GENERAL AGENT,  Ferguson, B. C.  raei  from the  HER/ '  ���������Printers  ���������of  ���������Fine  ���������Ollice  ���������Stationery.  Including '  LETTER." HEADS  ENVELOPES    '  'STATEMENTS  BILL HEADS  NOTE HEADS *'  -S H-I-PP-I-NG���������ftVG Sr  . POSTER Am Q8Q6ER  PftiNTfle'6   A  SPECIALTY  HeraficS Job Office  * FRONT STREET.  LEGAL  J.M. SCO'IT   II A., M..U.  Ilarristcr,'     SnIIeltnr,    Notary    Pub lie,  I'u.si Kin-ut^KuviIsloke.  Moiu-y toloiui,  fJAKVKV, M'CAK'I'HU .t 1'IXKIIAM  ���������Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.  Solicilors torlmntirinl Jluiilc oi Caniulii.  (loi.ipan.v iiinas to loan ntS j,orconl.  I'liisT tjTKKCT, Uevulsloku II. Cl.  CHURCHES  MKTIIODIST CHURCH, JIKVEI.STOKK.  I'reacliiiip hurviocs at 11 a. in. nml 7:110 p. m  Clii.is iiiuuiiiiL' at the close ol tlit* inoriiiiii?  KCrvIco, fcabljiuli School und Bible Class at ii-.'M  Weekly I'rayer .Mcetinj; every Wediiemlny  evening at 7::',0. The public tire cort-lially  Invited.   Heats free.  Itov. C. TyADNEii, l'astor.  .ST. l'ETBl: S CIIUKCII, ANGLICAN.  KiRlit a.m., llolv Knoliarist; II 11.111., ma'.vis,  '.Itnny anil surinn'ii (Holy Kiwliurlst (ir.-^t Sun-  ilav in lhc inontli); -.Uo 1-iiiiiiay scliool, or  children's service; TfixX llvciisoni; (choral) and  sci'inon. Holy Diiys���������'riic Holy Knchnrlst is  cclebratoil at 7 a.m. or 8 u.in., as announced.  Iluly Ilaiitism afier SiindavSchool tttSll.i.  a. a. lT.ocuNir.ii, Itcctor.  l'llKSIIYTKIUAN  ClIUIICII.  .Service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:110 p.m.  lo which all are welcome. l'ruycr uieellii*. at  8p. in. every Wedni'sdiiy.  Hi:v. Vi. 0. Caldeii, Pastor.  ROMAN CATHOLIC UIM.'llCII.  Mais   nt m::ii) a. in.,  ou  tlrst,  iceoiid nnd  fourlh Sundays in the inontli.  m:v. fatiikii thaykh.  SALVATION   AltMV.  .Mcelini; every niglit 111 their .Hall on Front  SOCIETIES.  Gold Range Lodge JC. of P.,  No. 26, Revelstoke, B. C.  .Moots everv "Wediu-srtny in  OildlVllown* Hall nl So'clock  Visit itifr Knights invited.  II. A. Hkiiw-n-.  C. 0.    :    :   :    :   :    :  B. Lewis, K. of Si. & S.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE   No. 1658.  ���������Keiruliir meetings are held in  the  Oddfellow's Hall ou the Third Fri  day o! eaeh month, at 8 n.m. sharp  r brethren cordially invited  ' THOS. STEED, W.M  Visltiug brethren cordially in  THOS. STEED, W.M.  W. G. BIKNEY, Kee.-Sec.  A. H. HOLDICH  ANALYTICAL CHEMIST  AND ASSAYER.  KoyftI School of Mines, London.    Seven  years  at Moria   Works,  Swansea.     17   vcars  Chief  Chemist   10 Wijjan Coal and  Iron Co.,   Eng.  Late Chemist and Assaver, Hall Mines, Ltd.  Claims examined and reported upon.  Ferguson. B.C.  /P'W-*-  AflPEU?)*/    *  Red Rose Degree meets second and fourth  Tuesdays of each month; White Itose Degree  meets third Tuesday of each quarter, in Oddfellows llall.   Visiting brethren welcome  WM. WATSON, HY. EDWARDS,  3'resident. Secretary.  K. EDWARDS   ���������-  TAXIDERMIST.  DEER HEADS, BIRDS, Etc. MOUNTED,  Kurs Cleaned and Pc.������airod.  JUST EAST OF PKESHYTERIAN CHURCH  Third Street. '  BEAUTIFUL  **************************  I PELLEM-HARVEY,',3' f  BRYANT & GiLMAS; |  Mining' Knginccr.s g  aiid Assaycrs, S  VANCOUVKIt, Il.U.       Established 1SB.1    ������  Nov*- re.idv at ,my Studio, views  of Revelstoke and vicinity.   Also  - toIepIiSto-vie\vrs ofltHThe peaks.  visible from the city. They will  lie upon pui-ni-incnb plutinotype,  !,hc finest photographic paper pro-  cm-itliic iiiid.-ibsolutely pei'iniinont,  ' size .'!>:*!, 2oc, si/.e -1x0, ijOc. Send  theie to your relatives and friends  I'or Chi'istnijis Cards, and they will  li.-ivr* soiiiel.liin*.*; of :i true ai tislie  Willie. Tho Studio will remain  opmi this evening till 22 o'cloek.  EN'S JOURNAL.  PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY.  Is in a position to give as good value for the  money expended, either for advertising- space in  its publication or for Job Printing, as ca,n be given  by any other house of the kind in British Columbia, Write for Samples of Printing". All-work  turned out promptly. One price jbo all. No job  can be too larg*e or too small for   HS HERALD.  ASSAY WORK OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS  UNDERTAKEN'.  TcstJ made up to 2,000 lbs.  S)     A i-t-eciiilly made of checkm-; Smelter  [S   P'llpi.  jS      Sum pies from the In tcricir by mull or  ���������a  express promptly attended to.  Correspondence solicited.,  .t iVANCOUVEn, B. C.J J  **************************  ��������� ���������  [Succcibor to D. Jenkins,  Manufacturers of ,  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES  Repairing- of Boots, Shoos  and Harness, a Spocialty.  Next Doer to Guy Barber's  ���������Maracaiho chocolate.**., the most  popular chocolates at the most popular  prices. Bulk 50 cts. lb. at Bews Drug  Store.  CHSISTMAS CAKES I  CHRISTMAS CAKES !  FRUIT,""        PEEL,  GROCERIES  For people who like  lo make their own  Cakes.  DISPATCHER  One Railroad Official Who Has  all Work and No Play.  The chief train dispatcher "handle**;  the power," distributes the cars' to the  various stations, decides what freight  trains shall be run and is in immediate  charge of thc countless details that  arise in tho operation of trains. The  duties of the superintendent and the  trainmaster keep them away from the  ollice about half the time, traveling up  and down the line, stopping overnight  at important stations and terminals.  The chief dispatcher is ahvayi at  headquarters and is thc man of details.  Uo is assisted by a "trick dispatcher"  for each dispatching district, Lik������  the sentinels at Gibraltar, the three  trick dispatchers never leave their  post unguarded. Tt may happen for a  few minutes some Sunday night that  there is not a train running, "not *  wheel .'i-turnin on the division," as the  men say, but there sits the dispatcher,  the ever ready representative of the  oliicial stair, the incarnation of alert  administration. AV'here business is  heavy and the management is progressive, there is a night chief also,  who thus renders the position of ehicf  dispatcher uninterrupted.  These chiefs work 12 hours each, as  nervous tension is less than that of a  trick d'spatcher, who is "glued to the  train wire" his entire tour. In the  absence of a night chief the details are  looked after liy the trick dispatcher,  whose work becomes much mora  responsible, The chief in such a. case  usually comes down after supper and  maps out the "night work and some  times breaks in Inter with instructions  on the Imi 11 wire, which is "cut in" at  his room.  The railroad man is seldoii entirely  out of touch with his work. The  telegraph sounder lulls the tired chief  to rest and wakes him in the morning.  So trained is his ear that if wanted at  night the dispatcher has.to sound the  private call on the wire only'a few  times to elicit >i response from the  sleeping chief On Sundays the chief  is on hand most of the day in obedience  to the' unwritten railroad 'commandment "Six days shalt thou labor, and  the seventh come down to. tbe office  and "catch up." -In most occupations  "all work and no play, makes Jack a  dull boy," but in railroading it makes  him a bright boy. so stimulating and  fascinating is the excitement of the  work.���������Ainslie's Magazine.  At the Ticket Window.  V When does the next tiain that  stops at'McAllisterville leave here?"  " You'll have to wait four hours V  " I think not.,'  "Well, maybe, you know better than  I do, ma'am."  "Yes, sir, and maybe you know  bettor than I do whether I am expecting to travel 011 that train myself, or  whether I am enquiring for a relative  that's visiting at my house and wanted  me to call here and ask about it aod  save her lbs trouble because she is  packing up her things and* expects to  take that train  herself, and not   me,  an"d"sheWill'liave to-do the waiting,  and not me, and maybe you think it's  your business to stand behind there  and try to instruct people about  things lhey know as well.as you do, if  not better, but my idea is that you're  put there because they could not use  j-ou in the switching department, andr  perhaps you'll learn some day to give  people civil answers when they ask  civil questions, voting man, my opinion i.s you won't!"  (With a gasp)���������"Yes ma'am."  MITH  Redistribution.  Thos. Taylor, M.P.P., speaking to  the 11ehai.ii, expressed an opinion  that the total votes cast ;in each  constituency at the Inst provincial  general election vhould bu taken into  account in framing a redUlribution  measure quite as much as the census  flguies. He is strongly in fovor of  leaving the (letnils of redistribution to  an impattial commission composed of  the judges ofthe B. C. Supreme Court.  Mr. Taylor does not credit that John  Ley nf Victoria, whose ' extraordinary  election poster, has reached town, is  the recognized government candidate  although he calls himself so. Ley is a  man without weight, of strong socialistic principles.  ���������Call at A. X. Smith's and pick out  your wedding and Xmas cakes, 500 lbs  ready made on hand, all sizes and  shapes. Also Almond paste to order.  Our capacity" for bread is 2000 loaves a  day. Dont . be afraid to send in your  orders.  WANTED���������Nursing or sewing by the  day. Apply to Mrs. Lund at Orient*  Hotel.  !������ 'Xmas Cards,  local Views,  Beautiful Calendars  AT  Canada Drug & Book Co  ������������������REVELSTOKE.  BORN.  .Mi.'Don'ai.d -On 10th inst.. to .Mr. and  Mrs. Sluwart McDonald, a daughter.  O'Muikn���������On Mth insl., to Mr. nml  .Mrs. M. .1* O'Brien, a son.  Davis���������On l.">lh inst.. to Mr. and .Mr.--.  O. P. Davis, a son.  Tayi.oii���������On Dec. 17th. to .Mr. ami  .Mrs. .1. Taylor nf Hear Creek, a  ila tighter.  Notes of News.  gniii*  In   work  Ciirdnn .Mi-l.i-llan has  at Ihe Nellie I..  There are I-11 names on llu* liiunici-  )mI voter:*.' li.-l.  \V. IJ. Pool left I'm- tlii' roast on  ���������Monday.  The bishop of New Westminster lefl  Ior home on .Monday afternoon.  Thus. Taylor, M. P. P.. spcnl yesterday in lown and went back hoiim this  ��������� Horning.  ��������� First come, lirst, served. The  Kevelstoke Wine it Spirit Co.. 1,1(1.,  will not be open on Christmas day.  Eleven skips have, been appointed  by the Curling Club for the competition this year.  Mrs. ,1..!. L*'oley, of the Lake View  hotel, Arrowhead, came up ������n a visit  it> town yesterday.  J. Farmer has hauled up his gasolene  launch at Arrowhead out of the  water and housed her lor the  winter.  ���������Some very select pieces in genuine  Wedgewood at very reasonable prices  at* the Canada Drug <& Book Co's.  ���������Cordwood���������About 30 cords of dry  cordwood for sale. Apply for price  and particulars at the Hiiit.vr.u ollice.  Pat Crilly came in from the Nettie.  L on Sunday night and has goi.e on to  San Francisco for a month's holiday.  Ernest Birnell, Bourne* Bros.'driver,  has recovered sufficiently from his  recent attack of sickness fo be around.  The Lardeau has a medical man now  in the person of Dr. Newcomlie of  McGill university.  A petition against* changing the  coronation oath, which is circulated  ail over the Empire, li is heen largely  signed in town.  M. Grady, of St. Leon, is in town  and expects to have his hotel at the  Spriners open about the lirst of the  New Year!  ���������If you want a. copy of Poetical  works, beautifully bound, in the latest  style of cover, you can get your choice  at the Canada Drug Si Book Co's.  .Ins. Bannerman, the new land commissioner at. Kamloops, fame up on  Sunday from Nelson to take up h's  position.  The Fred Robinson Co.'s boat, the  Archer, is only making one round trip  a day on the Arm. as there iii net  enough trallie to warrant two daily  runs.  ���������Perfumes and perfume atomizers,  the choicest of odors and tho newest  designs in atomizers at the Canada  Drug & Book Co's.  There was a meeting of license commissioners held al. the Lake View  liolel. Arrowhead, on Monday last.  -MexM-s. Gordon, Newman and Olson  form the commission.  Queen Alexandra has graciously  consented to become patroness of the  Victoria Order of Nurses and of Utdy  Minto's Queen Victoria GYittagt** Hospital.-.  ���������Uiviiisb dull care bv buying a cam  of assorted wines and spirits from the  lievelstoke Wine & Spirit Co. Lid.  Skating tonight in Ihe rink  commencing at W o'clock. Thru* will  be C'lii'liug to niglil, on one i ink a- well.  The iii'Xl issue of thi' I! I'.K M.i) will gj^  In* published on M inula v. Dim'. liirtl.  This aiT'iiigeiui'iil is inane I'm-lb"  lii'itelit. oT imi* ailvei'.i-i-r.-. ���������*** ho will Iir  enabled lo inaki* lln-ir special t/hri-l-  mas !iiiiiiiiiiici'i!i<.*ii!s j'.i.-t while llu-  I rade is liriski-.-l.  S.inl.-i Claus will hi' al. 1! -id Si  Young's on Friday an,I S ituiday nf  lhis week. A special invilalinii i-  i-xl.eiicli-d In lhe ehildn-n In visit him.  particularlv on Sniiuday. wln-i: lie  will give a bag of rniidii*.- lo all thr  young people who call.  Tin.* lli*:i(.\i.l> has lo a-k indulgence  fur pai taking in 111*" prevailing im*  pros-'imi in llie audience I hai the lady  who look llu* old woman's part in the  p.itiltimiiii* on Friday last was Mis.  Aman. II* really was, as we have  been inforined, Mrs. Hull en.  .las. Walker, cigar maker, is away  at Nelson ' spending his Christmas  holidays in that cily. .liinmy will  probiiblv make no more smokes until  the New Year, lie may H'<> hi I'-"' !>  few lillers. however, but we hope he  will keep his word and hi* back nt Ihe  old stand by lhat time.  List week, a *d particularly last  Saiiirday ami Sunday. Hcvelslnkc  skalers "loo".*: full advantage nf a  splendid natural open air rinU, which  was formed on a long pond on lhe Hals  below W. G. Watson's farm. Tin.* ice  was perfect and the idea ot open air  skating is a novelty at this lime ol  year iu Kevelsioke.  C. M. Field returned from a business  trip in the Lardeau yesterday, lie  met.I. E. Spurling.'L'om Ed wards and  D. Cowan all working at tbe Silver  Cup. .). AV. Sanderson. W. IVtlipi'jce  and voung Montgomery are working  at th'e Nettie L. There are 20 men  working at the Nettie L and 10 at the  Cup.    Five are working at the Maybe.  Intending purchasers nf Christinas  fare or Christinas gifts will lind on  thc inside pages of this issue, a  directory of Revelsloke business  houses shewing where to go and what  to look for. Taken wilh out* advertising columns, a careful perusal ol  this guide to buyers will furnish all  the 'information necessary to those  making purchases for the holidays in  Revelstoke.  The talk in Vancouver is lo the  elVecl. that Joseph Mai tin is niu. wilh  the Dimsmuir government. The  Premier refused to adopt llu-. Marlin  plank of government ownership of  the Coast to Kootenay load and Mr.  Martin has quit, ' him. As: for Mr.  Wells'mission to ihe ensl.il. is thu  laughing Stock of Vancouver, lhe  general impression being ilia1* he has  come back without anv deliiiile results  at all.  A. McLeod, of H.-ace'iiriilgi', Out.,  member for North Ontario in tin*  Dominion House, who is one of Ihe  purchasers of llu* IVd-w mill ai  Arrowhead, .las. A. Taylor. of  Arrowhead, another uf those int-iii.'sled  and .I. A. Kirk, P.L.S.. of Peterboro.  East Kootenay. spent Saturday in  town. Mr. McLeod intends lo return  next, summer and go up into tlie Big  Bend, when llio sleamer makes travel  up there eas-ier.  sJRfIJMES AND  ���������ATOMiHR'S:  Our lines this year only want  to be seen to be admired.  They are larger and better,  than we have ever imported  before. No one will havo  difficulty in selecting a  present, be it for young and  old.  AVu have the newest mechanical   movomciits   as   well   as  the   latest  in   Steel   Trains.  Horses   and    Carls,    (iaines. j  etc. |  FOR THE MORE  EXPENSIVE PMSfflF  It would he hard to beat.  Our cnllecliiin of Eugli-di-  Sal.in-Liiied Work Baskets.  Purses plain, and mounted  wilh gold and .silver. Khuny  and Sieriing Manicuri*.*-,  Writing Port Inl ins. Brush  and Comb Set Travelling  Cases,  etc.  The latest odors in the Perfumes are' very choice.  Whilst tho Atomizers are  tbe daintiest and prettiest iu  yeai s.  SHE  AVe have them from IOc. to  $10.1X1 each. They are really  handsome.  IHTfll  conrEcnoNERY line  AW; are agents' for Lowney's*  Famous Chocolates and Bon  Bons (inline uu every piece)  .Mini" have just received a  supply for the. Holiday trade  cAVe have also a supply of  French (.'ryslalii'/i-d Fruits  and Turn Smith's Crackers.  "** TPft  (T'% "D1 *'"\ ���������$ ���������i<  T**> *���������-*-  ^rug'store  In* BED CROSS Above, lhu  Door. * '  .MAIL OBDEKS AHE SOLICITED.  THE BLUE JAY  PLACER LEASE  m  Dr. McLean is reopening his dowi  town otlice within a few days.     In lhe  meantime calls and telephoneliuessages  left   at   the   City   Hotel   will   receive  attention.  Thero is ten feet of snow reported  above the. limber line Old timers  consider this a������ pretty nearly the  winter's snowfall and predict an" open  winter from tliis mi.  The public examination on Friday  morning will bu held iu nil the rooms.  All parents and friends are invited to  inspect every room in turn as their  interests incline them. *>  Next Tuesday, Dec. '2-lth, is the day  named by the militia department foi  the eiilidtinent of 10,more recruit.- for  I lie Canadian MoimK.il Rifiws at  Kevelstoke.  A lca.in-t.-r named Johnson was  I brown from his waggon near  Thomson's Lauding on Friday tr'ght  nud got n. bad shaking up, which will  kt-ep him from work for a few dayp.  ���������An assorted ease of choice wines  and spirits from the Kevelsioke Wine  Si Spirit Co. Ltd., for your Christmas  dinner and afterwards will make yon  think lhat life is indeed worth living.  ��������� If Ihere is anyone who imagines lie  can do without wine and spirils on  Christmas day, the Kevelstoke Win"  ���������V Spirit Co.. Ltd., can iiri_ommnda.le  him with a large variety of aerated  waters.  AV. AV. Bew.V artistic taste is in  evidence in lhe window of his drug  store, where a dainty nwinter scene in  ihe mountains has been built up. This  style of window decoratifin is novel  and effective.  The postmaster's report gives the.  total gross postal revenue of the two  old oflices here as follows: Kevelstoke  $707.11) unil K������.*volstoke Station $27"*!).-  T.l. These figures are. a slight  decrease ou those of 1900.  ���������No Christmas dinner is complete  without some of the choice wines anil  spirils from the Itevclstoke Wine Si  Spirit Co., Lid., on yonr table.  Chas. J. Aman, manager of tbe  Enterprise Cigni* Factory, left this  morning for Nelson on a busbies!* trip  in connection with the Nelson Cigar  Factory which the Kevel.-foke com-  jiany have bought out.  The Duquesne Mining Co. Take  Up the $15,000 Bond  On the  Property.���������The Last Payment -Si-  Made.���������Bright Prospects.  The l,ist7-prrvinent���������on���������lbv-=fihi<----:Lv\!-|T5g;T  placei lease, on Smith Cn-ok. h is been if.1  made by E. A. Bradley, manager of  the Duquesne Mining <*o. The amount  of the payment was. SI..VK>, thr- total  of lhe bond, being .Sl'i.W. The gentlemen who irot ilv money are 3.  Soards, W. 11. Ilow.nd. tin- iled- ,  Strom.' finis Jlan-.cn and '"harles rf^j  Richards. Sy.  Mr. Bradley returned frum ih<*   Bim*   't-V  Jay on Friday la-l.    Tile-li.il'l   <>n   tin*  Blue.lay has been sunk thirly IV'-tai d  tbe   drift    in   tbe   cli.niiiel    hut   been  started   mid   Mr.   Hi.i'l'.ry  anl icipates  that any day the news may ������������������umi*   lhat  thev have run "ml" '.:,     Theie w i-* piy  gravel nil   one  side   of    lhe   -shaft    foi  twenty feel, but  th"   value-   li.ivt-  uni.  been ileiiinnslraleil yd.      Mr   Biadli-yj  is conlldi-nt thai in   n   slimi.   lime   an  iii-inniilii'i'iiieiit   will   In*   made,   which  will jnitify 'he high opinion funnel nf *  the     propel ty.       1'iii*     compnny    lies!  before it lhe brightest, pin-perl- nl any *  KVtuliralu   operating   in   Ihe   ptovini-i*.  Mr. and Mis. .Bradley h-fL last, night in  spend  Christmas   in   Si-aUlc   and   will  return betore Ihe New Yeai.  SIBBALD & FIELD,  AGEN"TS :fo:r,  BXS~   r.. I'. U. T0WNPITK.  gXSr-   MAIIA TOWNHITK.  gXF-    I IK It It A lil) TOWNfrrii.       CBT~_   UAMHOR.XKTOWNSI'1'j;,  Ciunwla I'cfinuacnt SfiVestcFn ~  *%?ti  ������2)  m  r-TV i TVTr-T A T     ( Ciunwla I'crinuacnt A Western  rll\AlN.   I A     -<!       CmiiikIii .Mortf..ii;'* Cnr|>nriitlon.  x imuiijinu   i EnnitubluUAvlngM Lonn mul llitililiug As  .  r... .'..I    t.-t... /*-....-.���������<....   t.-t..,. *,,  .  surance  COAL FOR SALK,  socintion.  . impcriiil l-'ire.      fiunrillni. 1'lre.      Merefililile Kire  I Cutiiiilltin l-ire.      ChIgiIimiIiiii Kiro.  I (louleileriitfoii I.ilc.       Alius Kire.    ^liuieliester Pire  I Ooi*hii, Acr*lilen( nml Clniinuilei*.   fl real Wesi Life.  HOUSES FOU SALE AND KENT.  CHAS. iXY. FIELD  CONVEYANCING.  .1, D. SIBBALD, Notary Pubii-.  iii:vklstok__. II.c.  %%%i^^������%W>W)Wb%%% (S(S)'S������(S>������S)'������|S);Si(Si:^  xyx  ra  rj������\ ���������  AND  KEh  CCA  T*j  E BAKCA1NS AT  vKISEB'S LN  **ift*f j=> v f *���������-5*^'i  S-j  ������socks, Etc.  1844* Rodgors  Eros.' Ftat Ware.  SPECIALTY  WATCH REPA1RINQ  C r*'.Trr^r-rrrr.y^^'lll��������� ct1* rif//i.7ar?>^yp5i?JK������i>y<raWTf^  GrEilTSKyA.IL,   X&XZlRj-CXX.A.liTX'S.  auviMmihj iuu k) aiu^j ta  Croekery  just opened up.  A set of  ��������� CUPS AND SAUCESS.  from   thc    Foley   facloiy   In  Knylantl, will suit von.  SKATES.   SKATES.    SKATES.  loekey Skates  ' C3-E3SrEn?L-A.Xj    MBE/OUANTS.  RSBaoBaasBtaoaiiiazsisffiE^'ia'yj^^  Dr. Santa Giaus  |-"or thi-isr: ^^���������llO have I'll-fii lhc  Christmas jiresfnt. lever early.  But his preseriptioni are not compounded  DRUGS AND MEDICINES  but.'i. liberal qtuinlity of Ihe many  excellent tilings in our full line of  FANCY GOODS.  TOILET ARTICLES.  PERFUMES.  CHOCOLATES.  All these are sold nl, very reasonable prices and by puicli,'i"hii; now  the worry is river before llu* lime  f(*r pleasure begins.  Walter Bews, phm.b  DHKOGIST.  Jbinvn Ulotk. ,,    Tel, 4S.  *0  uy your  BANANAS, ORANGES,  LEMONS, APPLES,        - PEARS  and  UNDULTERATED MBLKS  At the Revelstoke Bain  Wood for Sale.  First. CIiihi Dry Wood  delivered in any length  fur (.'ash.  APPLY TO  John Kernaghan  WANTED.  IV A.S'TKIi-Ily h mini iiueil 18 who In In  |,������<m,*f*moii nf il koimI trmlc inul fll.OIK) i-iii,itiil,  i:nrroM|*nii'leiir.u vvltli n inal'I or wlil'uv.  !,f*tw!.-'.-n in unit Ox, willi iiimmlt enpltiil, with a  vle*,v to t'otntt Into l>n*iliii*i*i*aiii| iniitrlini-iiy.  AililrftHs nil li-ttnrn to '-J. H."   Hkk.m.ii ollice.  ���������lee. ll-im.  (JO TO ���������  J&XliS.   L-A-TTIDIEIR,  For your ChrlstmiiH KrultKiiil Hon lionn.  Chocolates, hoc. to 6oc.  Candies from 15c.  I.'ANC.V   HlSCUITS.     OKaNOKS.    I.KMONS.  TOYH ANIi FANCY GOODS.  Mackenzie Ave.   Kevelstoke, B.C.  i.ft.1'1  WW  SUiTifidS  J  i  You will find in our Tailor Shop a  very elaborate variety of Fall ancl  Winter   Suitings and   you'll   find  _���������������-    ���������  ������  m  UIIUcLj;   ItlllUlO)    III.   Vll.*   iiui      uiniuii.     *lii^-    ^uvj.1.1      llldL     LUUIU  possibly depreciate our eseellent rcpttlation. Wc cannot compete willi sweat shop ready-made clothes when  price is tlie sole consideration, but when style and fit  and wear arc duly considered, we can and do compete  wilh all ready-made goods, ancl all other tailors.  Ladics'-'Tailorcd Suits lo Order.  ci. :b.- a:R,:Ess:M:.A.jsr,������������������==ee^  0   The   Art Tailor,  Mackenzie AVe.  )������������(g)������S���������)������������������������������ ������������@@xg><g>������&&������&  BLINDS. CURTAIN POLKS. THLM MINOS. PTCTURE MOULDS,  Elt: Oaliinet Milking. Uholslcrinj;, Picture Frmniiig, Polishing,  and nil kind* of repaii-.vork.  UNDERTAKING.  Collins made ut a few hours' nnfn e.    Finished in either Walnut,  Uherrj-. Blnck Clolh or l'nli������)ii*ri Oal-.. at. EASTERN PRICES.  ia-THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE AT THE BUSINESS.  REVELSTOKE    FURNITURE   CO'Y.  HMH  HI

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