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THE CHASE TRIBUNE
KEEP   S W E ET  AND  .K E-E P -MO. VI NO
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Vol.l. No.44
Chase. B.C., Fridav. Febraai'V 21. 1913
$2.00 Per Year
LUMBER TAXES
Nelson Board of Trade Opposed To
Any Increase of Burdens on Interior Lumbermen.
Acting on a letter from Peter Lund,
manager of the Crow's Neat Pass Lumber company, the Nelson board of trade
went on record as deprecating any increase 'in' royalties or taxation whieh
would place an additional burden upon
the lumbermen of the interior of British
Columbia.
In his communication Mr. Lund referred to the proposal of Hon. W. R.
Rosb to increase the royalty jMi lumber
manufactured at mountain milB troiriBb'
cents to SI per thousand feet and the
forest protection tax front one cent to
1J cents, per acre, and to apply the coaat
scale to the interior.' He argued that
mountain lumbermen were operating
under conditions which were very unfavorable compared to those at the
coast on account of the lower grade of
timber, the difficulties of transporting
the logs to the mills and the higher cost
of labor and supplies, and declared that
the lumber companies between Kootenay Landing and Crow's Nest paid out
every month throughout the year $350,
000 and had not been in a position to declare a dividend for aome time. He also contended that the interior lumber-'
men were at present taxed higher in
many respects than those at the coaat.
Notes From Shuswap.
Mr. Geo. A. Coburn returned
Revelstoke on Tuesday.
from
Mr. Andy McConnell of''Chase paid
us a visit.
Miss Gertrude McBryan has returned
home to Tuitle Valley.
Mr. John Milton of Kamloops was a
visitor this week.
Mr. Walter Weaver returned home
from Grande Prairie and reports everything flourishing there.
Ellis Talbot is returning to Victoria,
having been successful in passing his
preliminary examination for a land sur-
veyor. He is now going up north with
a survey party.
We were all very sorry to lose our
school teacher, Miss N. Sharpe, Bhe
having to resign her position owing to
influenza.
Numerous young people took advantage of the masquerade ball to have a
good time. Mr. Charles Byers was one
of the lucky ones to return home with
one of the prizes.
- The C. P. It. right of way might well
be termed a nuisance. The molting of
of the anow leaves oil all over the
track, which gets on everyone's boots
and leaves marks like tar on floors
and carpets or anything it comes into
contact with. ^M^
The work on the bridge is going on
rapidly. Pile driving started Wednesday. .Aa aoon as the lumber which, js
delayed on the way through snoWsildes;
arrlveB, everything will be humming.
The bridge will be a great benefit to all
settlers on the north Bide of the river
and will also give easy access to some
of the finest fishing ond shooting in the
district. -' .r
Died at Westminster/.
The Bad news has reached hia' friends
here of the death of George'Price, "He
died at the home of his parents in New
Westminster, where he had been ill for
some time with a disease of the stomach. ! The deceased was about sixteen
years of'age and had lived, most of the
last four years in Chase where his parents were among the pioneers. Three
'sisters, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Morrison and
Mrs. Will Bradley, still live here. Much
sympathy is felt for the bereaved family.
BEST YET
	
Brilliant Social Event Under the Auspices of the Cliase Band
is Largely Attended.
The social event of the season, the
annual masked ball given by the Chaae
band on Friday night, in the Chaae
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Shuswap Will  be a  Hive of
Activity For The Next
Three Months.
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TOO HI
The population of Shuawap Is likely
to be more than doubled for the next
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^        few months while work is in progress
opera house was the fourth of its kind | on the new government bridge over the
and the beBt of the four. This was
true not only in point of the number attending but holds good aa well of the
.costumes. There were nearly a hundred and fifty masked dancers besides
almost aa many spectators.
Four priaea were awarded, the judges
being Messrs. A. Bond Geo. A. Coburn
and A. E. Sharpe. For the beat sustained lady character Mrs. McAlpin,
representing Queen Alexandra, received
a gold locket and chain; W. F. Montgomery in highland costume captured
the corresponding gentleman's prize,- a
nice,stick pin. The prizes for the best
comic costumes were at) clegantfob and
chain for the gentleman and a beautiful
back comb for the lady. These went to
C. Byers and Mias Ruth Loffmark. Mr
Byers was dressee for a hobo and Miss
Loffmark for a Dutch woman.
Among the many well designed costumes the judges had a difficult task on
their hands, about as hazardous, aa that
of a base ball umpire. * The applause;of
the spectators and the other maskers
showed that their decision met with
popular approval. There were many
other costumes worthy of mention but
to begin to name them would entail the
risk of deciding where to end.
All arrangements for the gay affair
had been carefully made by the band
boya, Tbe cat-rintr waa done by the
City Restaurant in first class style and
in spite of the unusually large crowd
there was enough left to feed the chickens till the neighbors begin to plant
their peas. The music was fine. It
was furnished by the Chaae orchestra,
consisting of Messrs. Percy Weaver,
Egnar Sandahl and Leo Loffmark, accompanied on the piano by Miss Stewart. Several times they were relieved
by the band for a selection or two.
North Thompson river. The foremrp
and a number of own have been on the
job for several days getting things in
readiness for the beginning of act.nl
construction. They have been putting
up bunk houses and unloading th*machinery and putting It in place.' C"h
Wednesday afternoon they drove the
first pilea while the old timers gathered
on the porch of the Shuawap Hotel .to
see the first blows struck on a structure
that ia the fruition of long deferred
hopes.
in imitation of the established custom of christening a ship with a bottle
of wine, they drew some corks to celebrate the launching of the project, but
frugally decided not to waste good liquor on fir loga. The representative of
the Tribune unfortunately 'arrived arrived too'late to participate in the ceremony.
At present thore are nine or ten men
working on the job but as soon as the
timber arrives from the coast there will:
Board of Trade Makes Vigorous Protest.   Fire Fighting Facilities
Should Lower Rates.
At the meeting of the Board of Trade
on Monday night there was a good attendance, the president, G. G. Chase,
occupying the chair.
After the correspondence had been
disposed of and the reports of committees heard and dealt with, G. Grant
drew the attention of the board to the
matter of fire insurance rates.
Two years ago a fire department had
been organized and the property holders
had subscribed liberally with the expectation that they would get lower insurance rates because of the protection
provided. Itiis result had not been a-
chieved and rates are the same to-day
as when there was no protection whatever.
The fire fighting force iB well organized and efficient. The equipment ia
ample for the needs of a town of this
size. There is a continuous water pressure of a hundred pounds or better and
on any building in the business section
of the town three streams can be easily
thrown. Yet many of the owners along
Shuswap Avenue are paying eight per
cent for insurance.        ^^^^^^^
It was pointed out that at present
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Board of Trade Wants Land Question
Settled and Opposes Increase
of Timber Royalties.
Concert at Turtle Valley
There will be an entertainment and
social arranged by 'tie Turtle Valley
Philharmonic, under the direction of
Miss Ruth Hutchinson, at Turtle Valley
on Friday evening, February 28th.
The affair is for the benefit of the
school. Proceeds are to be directed to
thatjend.
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Profit In Cherries.
Elko, B. C���Cherries, according to
J. T. Bealby, owner of a commercial
orchard on Kootenay Lake, are coming
to be.the most profitable -product in the
fruit growing industry, -although involving possibly the most labor. Mr.
Bealby Ts cherry orchards show a gross
production of from $1,200 to $1,500 per
wire. He states that one tree on his
ranch has given an average of $70 worth
of 'fruit every year fer several years,
and that $25 is. a fair average ifor tho
entire acreage. After the first four
years merely ordinary care is required,
wfth, a little spraying and trimming.
Apples, he says, give an average return
of $250 per .acre gross. Mr, Bealby
purchased, his ranch uf 25 acres about
-.;:v.ycars ago, and has made a marked
success from the start.
���Many-instances are now, coming to
tight in the East.Kool-eiia-y country of
fc-uccessful fruitgrowing from small "Beginnings. Among the best-known fruit
growers Jn the ^jJlko district is J. M,
A Knew, preside!.tiuf the Elko board of
trade. Within a few years' time Mr.
Agnew juts acquired something like $40,
000, and ht-f fruit ranch is probably hia
most dependable abvttcrof dividends
yea*i; in and.year out.." J.   *;     *~ .
be more than twice that number em- j the owners of the buildings ere keeping
ployed. The construction is in charge��� up a fire department that does not re-
of an experienced employee of the turn to them a cent of benefit but pro-
government, Mr. Robert Mcintosh of tects only the underwriters. If there iB
Victoria. He estimates that the bridge to be no reduction of rates the insur-
will be open for traffic in about three ance companies doing business in town
months. i should pay the cost of the fire depart
The whole structure from bank to ment for they are the only ones who are
bank is over 1700 fetjt long, the -.par^profiting by it.
across the channel near the north Bide The question was very freely discussed
of the river being 120 feet. This part and the secretary was asked to write to
will be 38 feet above high water and the Underwriters' Association and state
will allow the passage of any boat ply-1 the situation and ask for relief in the
ing inland waters. There will be 76 form of lower rates. A resolution was
bents with four piles in each and the! also passed asking agents in Chase to
bents will be 20 feet apart. write their respective companies in sup-
The bridge will be greatly appreciated : port of the action of the board,
by the residents of the north side of the i    Some proposals were brought forward
of the river as well as the people of looking towards additional attractions
Shuswap, who will gain easy access to for tourists.   These were discussed but
the hunting and fishing grounds of the did not call for any definite action by
north country.
the board.
It's Colder There.
Walter F. Lammers, the newly-ap-
Building at Lacombe.
Lacombe, Alta.���Lacombe's new municipally owned skating and curling rink, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
just completed at a cost of about $8,000,! pointed sales manager of the Adams
is regarded as one more evidence of the River Lumber Company, iB back this
growth the public spirit that is now an- week from an extended tour of the
imating the progress of the town. This prairie country where the mill finds its
is one of the first municipally owned ; market. He says it iB still winter east
rinks to be erected in the West. ! of the mountains, but he looks as if the
A very active season of building and j winter hadjagreed with him all right.
Extreme Measures.    -
Neither solitary confinement nor the
horrors ol; tube feeding worry the
leaders of the militant suffragettes. It
has. remained for America to devise a
plan for putting the fiery female to)
flight. Down in Washington they are
going to let loose a horde of mice and
fats when the militants pass. This is
just too mean for anything. If this sort
of thing is kept up we see the end of the
"cause" in America.���Montreal Herald.
High Finance.
Tbe financial genius who bought a
bank, discounted his notes in that bank
for the purchase price, . and then drew
his check on the proceeds to pay for it,
is entitled to a prize in the art of buying a bank with the bank's money. ���
Pittsburg Dispatch.
The general rule of science is that cold
contracts, but Walter doesn't Beem to
have contracted much, at least not visibly to the naked eye.
Mr. Lammers has been getting acquainted with his territory,and returned
in time to be present at the meeting of
the company's directors thiB week.
Sleeping Accomodations
construction work is already being planned for by local contractors, and the
movement appeara likely to be considerably stimulated by the anticipated inrush of new settlers into the'district
during the coming spring. With the
establishment of new mercantile houses,
and the buildigg of many stores, business blocks and residences, the combined activities of the town are likely to
establish a new record during the year
just ahead. 8      ^M	
'   -* '  i    A man who owns a 100 acre farm In
First Use Of Cells. | California, has discovered the largest
i bedroom in the world. One day he hired
The new lock-up entertained Its first, a n8W n(ind an(1 Bpoke to him very kindly
guest on Monday night. A lumberjack W8|c(,m|nK him to the meals at'the fam-
named Hu3ton becamo too happy ,for UU tBb|e and telling him lie could have
th. comfort of other people so' consta- acceBfl to an th'e reading matter In the
ble Harris rounded him up.   The next j house.
morning he had the aignal honor of be-1    ..But where shall I sleep?" asked the
mg. the first person tried in the new new employee,
court room.   H. A. McAlpin ivas thej    "Youngman."saidthe farmer, "that
magistrate on the case.   The offender is immaterial to me.   Vou see about
got five dollars and costs. j vou xjq Bcre8 an(| anv part of that land
At a special meeting of the Revelstoke Board of Trade on Friday laat the
business waa of more than local interest.
The following account is from the Mail
i Herald:
A special meeting of the Executive
of the Board of Trade waa held yesterday afternoon. The meeting waa in
part called to consider the proposed increase of timber dues aa suggested in
certain amendments to the land act proposed by the Hon. W. R. Ross minister
of lands. The secretary read a lengthy
communication from P. Lund, managing director of the Crows Nest Paat
Lumber Co., a copy of which was stated
to have been sent to W. A. Anstie,
president of the Mountain Lumbermen's
Association at Calgary. This communication ia too lengthy for publication in
this issue, but it deals with the difficulties under which the lumber industry in
ihe mountain districts ia at present laboring. After considerable discussion,
the meeting finally decided to send the
following wire-
To Sir Richard McBride,  Hon. W, R.
Ross, and Hon. Thomas Taylor, Victoria:
Revelstoke Board of Trade desire to
express strong disapproval of any increase being now made in timber royalties or forest protection fees. Tim-
bermen are paying an enormous share
of Provincial revenues in spite of poor
state of lumber business and this Board
cannot understand why the government
Inow should seek Co add to their burdens.
The proposed changes spell ruination to
the lumbermen of the Interior.
H. H. McVity.
Secretary Revelstoke Board of Trade,
The question of the opening up of the
government lands around Revelstoke
was next taken up and discussed at
length when the meeting decided to send
the following telegram to Premier Borden and R. F. Green M. P.
Revelstoke, February 13, 1913.
Right Hon. R. L.  Borden,  and R. F.
Green, M. P., Ottawa, Ont.
Citizens of Revelstoke are disgusted
at delay in settling Land Question around here. The land has been tied up
for years. Cannot something be done
at once to settle this? Maber made his
report months ago but nothing done.
H. H. McVity,
TOO EXPENSIVE
Cost By Day Work is too Expensive
And Government Will Build By
Contract in Future.
There ia likely to be a change of programme in the British Columbia sections of the national highway known aa
the Interprovincial Highway. The coet
of construction is exceeding too far the
eatimate made. So far the work haa
been done under the provincial department of public works under foremen
appointed in the usual way. The results are not satisfactory. On one
stretch, for instance, clearing and grading haa cost (10,000 per mile and gravelling has still to be done, and that waa
not a specially difficult piece of road.
Consequently the government ia thinking very seriously of letting the work
out by contract. The advantages of
this method over the other are that better and more work will be done for the
same amount of money expended.
Wheat For Japan.
Vancouver, B. C, Feb. 16,���Because
of the failure of the Australian wheat
crop, Japan will this year have to get a
great deal of wheat from Canada, and
large shipments will be made from Vancouver. The first steamer, the Fukui
Maru,  sailed on February 9 from Yo-
which looks good to you as a place to
Bleep is at your disposal."
One Way Of Mixing It.
Mixed farming is pointed to as the
hope of the Canadian west. This, we
wish to point out, is exactly what the
west has been indulging in,  farming a
kahama to load wheat in this port.   She j little and subdividing the rest for sale
will carry five thousand tons, and will
be the first of a large number of Japanese steamers to come here this year.
Japan last year imported two hundred
thousand tons of grain from Australia.
He (nervously)���Margaret, there's
been something trembling on my lips
for months and months.
She���Yes, so 1 see; why don't you
shave it off ?���Princeton Tiger.
to eastern tenderfeet. And it's been a
great thing for the west���so far.���Toronto Star.
Immune.
We don't care what kind of bank inspectors the new Bank act calls for.
They won't find any of our stuff.���Dun-
das Star.
Better Get It.
The Dominion Entomologist, Dr. C.
Gordon Hewitt, has colleoted in a convenient form of published as a bulletin
with explanatory notes, the regulations
governing the importation of various
kinds of vegetation into Canada: This
bulletin entitled, "Legislation in Canada to prevent introduction and spread
of insects, pests and diseases destructive to vegetation into Canada," is
published as bulletin No. 11. Second
Series of the Experimental Farm's
Branch of the Dominion Department of
Agriculture. It also forms Entomological Bulletin Number 6 of the division of
Entomology. It may be obtained free
on application to the Publications Branch
Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.
The laws and regulations of the Dominion Government and of the Governments
of those provinces having Btich legislation, namely, British Columbia, Nova
Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward Island are given. A full explanation of
the regulations which must he observed
by those importing nursery stock, which
comprises trees, shrubs, plants, vines,
etc. into Canada and the provinces mentioned, is given.
This bulletin is well worth reading,
even by those who do not intend to import plants, and will afford the reader
an excellent idea of the strict supervision and care that is being exercised to
prevent the introduction of further pests
into Canada. More than half the serious pests of Canada are not native to
the country but have been introduced or
migrated hither. The object of this
legislation iB to prevent the further introduction and spreading and the benefit
which is resulting from the careful inspection, and treatment when necessary
of imported plants is incalculable and is
the means of saving the country enormous losses.
Sorrento News.      ���
Misa Rhodes haa resigned her position
as organist of St Mary's Church, Sorrento, in favor of Hiss Blundell, who
is residing at Spes Bona.
The Rev. and Mrs. Hutchinson are
expected shortly from England. He
ia appointed clergyman in charge of the *..������
new parish formed for Shuswap Lake
district, with Sorrento aa his centre.
He will reside here, and probably occupy Mr. Hocking's house, until a rectory
Is built for him and that will not be
long, if beautiful Sorrento goes ahead.
���TherKamloopsirruBtCo. have signified*-"t^^^
their wisb'to have the school house v '���
cant by March 15th,  and the school
trustees have, perforce, to close school
on that date.
Misa Rhodes, who took the position
as mistress of the school for a year
from last August, will, however, remain
in the Shuswap Lake district to the end
of the summer, in the interests of her
journalism.
She was sent into the interior of B.C.
by the London Strand Magazine and
made her centre at Lytton Borne twelve
years ago, writing up old Yale, Lytton,
and surroundings. Afterwards in the
in the interests of Vancouver and Victoria papers she went some hundreds of
mites up the Pacific coast, teaching private schools wherever she stayed.* So
when opportunity offered of a chance
of doing that same in Sorrento and
Shuswap Lake district she was glad lo
avail herself of the chance.
The wave of intense cold reached
Sorrento, in common with the rest of
the country, and sent thy thermometer
down to 13 below zero once or twice,
but the sunshine is wiih us again and
makes the day delightful.
Sorrento will soon have its own post
office now.
A Birthday Party
The first anniversary of the birth of
Forreat Gordon Reid wus celebrated on
Wednesday by a progressive whiBt party at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. James F. Reid. The invitations
were in verse a la Bobby Burns that
like the youthful Forrest Gordon, waa
''a cre^jt tae the race,"
The honors at whist fell to Mr. Harry
Law and M{bs Vera Nelson while Mr.
MacAulay and Miss Stewart captured
the consolation prize,
The son and heir received many tokens of affection from the guests. He
has the best wishes of the Tribune that
his growth may not halt while he wears
out eight pairs of babies' shoes.
On His Way East.
His friends in Chase had welcome for '
E. E. Brooks when on Tuesday he stopped off on his way to the prairie country to open the first selling campaign of
the Brooks Lumber Company.
Mr. Brooks tried to arrange his schedule to allow him to be preBent at the
board of trade meeting on Monday evening but failed to make it connect.
After leaving Chase Mr. Brooks went
to Penticton where he haa an intent in
the Brooks-McKenzie Lumber Co. On
his eastern trip he expects to be absent
about two months. T\V��>
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"THEY'RE   COMING   TO   8HA8E"
OUR SMALLER SHE.
Some things begin small and grow bigger. Such are babies nml
western towns and kittens and bad habits and dog tights nnd a Sunday
school the month before a picnic. Other things begin big nnd grow
smaller. This second catalogue includes a hungry man's dinner, nnd
woollen underwear, and the passenger list on the witter wagon, aud the
hope of becoming a millionaire, and, for tbe time being. The Chase
Tribune.
In growing smaller the Tribune hopes to grow better, like maple
syrup when it is boiled down, or like some well known liquids when
tbey are distilled. It is just getting down to lighting weight; nothing
is cut off except what is. superfluous. Country weeklies often carry
much valuless matter and spread their news out by the use of large
type, all to gratify the foolish demand for a big pnpor. In its reduced
form the Tribune will not be quite so valuable for starting fires with,
bnt in other respects it will be as good as ever, And tbe cold weather
is about over for this winter nuyway. Before tlie thermometer gets below zero again we may have returned to the eight page sine.
THE LUMBER INDUSTRY.
People who are not in the business have little knowledge of the
conditions under which the industry is carried on, Many would be
surprised to learn wbat. a small margin of profit there is on tbe product, or that certain grades of lumber are manufactured at a loss that
-.�����*i*t be made good by the sale of the high class lines. Frequently u
mar'*buys for his building lumber thnt cost the manufacturer half as
much again ns the consumer pays for it. When a mill abuts down it us-
nallv means that for that particular mill the cost of getting logs ont
and cutting them iB ns much as or more than what can be got for the
product on the market.
It is plain, therefore, that n seemingly slight change in any one
condition affecting the industry may make the difference between pro-
tit and loss for many mills. The partial demoralizing of the market by
the dumping nf the lower grades of American lumber on the prairie
provinces has had the result of making the cut of the interior mills
much lesB during the past year than it was for tho year previous. An
increase of the royalty on timber from fifty dents to a dollar per thousand is almost sure to close some of the mills.
This is more serious for the interior than for tbe coast mills. The
stnmpage value here is not so great as it 1b on the coast for the timber
is not so sound nor so heavy. That fact should warrant some variation
in the timber regulations in favor of the areas east of the Const Range,
The lumber industry is and must be one of tbe mainstays of the
prosperity of British Columbia. At present it is carrying heavy burdens and suffers from a lack of the protection tbat is granted to other
manufacturing industries in the Dominion. If relief does not come or
if additional taxes make the load still heavier it will be difficult to s��-
cure tbe necessary capital and credit to keep the industry alive nt many
points in the interior v* here it now flourishes.
1000 NEWS FROM IERMMY.
For European pence nothing is more essential than the putting of
an end to the mutual suspicions nf Greal Britain and Germany, which
have burdened both countries with the tremendous cost of an enormous and needless navy. Hritian determined to maintain its navy
equal in strength to any twp other navies, while Germany, which claimed the most powerful army in Europe, scorned to plan also a navy equal
to that of Great Britain. *    i
Great Britain has for years been trying to persuade Germany to
nn understanding as to a limit,of expansion, bnt nothing has, until
this last, week, come of it. A year ago Winston Churchill, First Lord
nf the Admiralty, proposed tbat an agreement should be made by which
the two navies sl.onld he kept at tbe ratio,of sixteen for Great Britain
to ten for Germanv'; and now the indications are that Germany will
accept the agreement. Admiral yon Tirpitz, the Naval Secretary, had
a meeting last week with tbe budget committee of the Reichstag, discussing with great secrecy the naval estimates, and the semi-official
report represents bim as saying that n " sensible agreement" as to the
respective strength of the two navies was "something to be welcomed."
On the next day he referred directly to Winston Churchill's proposal
of the ratio of sixteen to ten. nnd said, ns reported, that from the German standpoint there need be no misgivings as to the maintenance of
snch.a standard between the two conn tries.
. German Bnd English jonrnnls receive this as nearly equivalent to
a definite agreement aud hail it with great satisfaction. Possibly a de
cision on the part of Germany to accept the agreement may come from
the fact that, she has no colonies that can support her navy as has
Great Britain,. Canada and Australia and South Africa are bound to
grow rapidly in strength, and their decision to build dreadnoughts of
their own will bring, in case of war, additional strength to Great Britain
with which Germany, with her expensive army, could not compete. If
this intimation from Germany proves true it will be another great occasion for credit to Mr. ABqnith's Cabinet.���The Independent.
��mnnrtc MEM.
The following poem written' by Bud yard Kipling of tbe world's ail
venturers lienmies timely as the* fate of Captain Scott and hia com
pnninns fills the public mind.
To these who are uLiinsed of base Desire. Sorrow and Lust aud Shame
Gods, for they knew the heartfof men, men for they stooped to Fame,
Borne on tbe brentb thnt men call Death, my brother's spirit came.
He scarce had heed to doff his pride or slough the dross of Earth,
E'en as he trod that day to God so walked he from his birth,
In simpleness and gentleness and honor nnd clean mirth.
So cup to lip in fellowship they gave him welcome high,
And made him place at the banquet board- the strong men ranged
thereby.
Who had done his work nnd held his peace nnd had no fear tpdie.
Beyond the loom of the last lone star, through open darkness hnrlod
Further than rebel oometdnred or hiving star-swarm swirled,
Sits he with those that praise onr God for that they served His world.
CZZZ3 Imperial
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Deposits
From Date of Deposit
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The Tribune for All the News
EYESIGHT
' In getting your eyes suited demand ability, reliability, and above
all. demand experience.     Dr. S.  L>. TAUBE, of the
Taube Optical Compauy of Calgary and Vancouver, who has had
forty-two years experience in Ihe profession, will he at
Macdonald _ Drug Store, Chase, B. C.,
On Friday, February 28th.
If there is anything wrong with your eyesight don't fail to consult
him.   Make your appointments early aB you may need a second
examination.   All work absolutely guaranteed ns tested.
MISS    BOND
TRAINED NURSE
Medical, Surgical and "Maternity.
CHASE,   ���   B.C.
For Sale
600
Tons of Hay
4 0
TonsofPotatoes
Apply
G. G. CHASE
CHASE.   B.C.
The
Gerard-Heintzman Pianos.
Columbia Gramophones.
All Kinds of Records and Supplies.
Guitars. Mandolins, Banjos.
Anything in the Music Line.
Kamloops - B. C.
Century Ten Cent Sheet Music.
Any Piece You Want.
Mail Orders Promptly Filled.
Send for Catalogue,
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE.
Notice is hereby given that the reserve existing by reason of the notice
published in the British Columbia Gazette
of December 27th, 1907, is cancelled in
so far as the same relates to the following described lands, so as to permit
of the sale of the timber standing thereon:���
Commencing at a post on the west
shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops District, which post is situated 7 miles and
78 chains north and 12 chains east of
the north-east corner of Section 80,
Township 2., Range 11,, west of the 6th
meridian; thence west 16 chains; thence
north 80 chains; thence east. 82 chains,
more or lass, to the shore of Adams
Lake; thence southerly along the shore!
of Adams Lake point of commencement;
containing by admeasurement 198 acres,
more or less.
Commencing at a poet planted on the
east shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops
District, which post Is situated 5 miles
and 44 chains north and I mile and 86,
chains east of the north-east corner of
Section 80, Township 26, Range 11, west
of the 6th meridian; thence 20 chslns
eut; thence 60 chains south; thence 10
chains, west; thence 20 chsins south;
thence 20 chains west; thence 20 chains
sooth; thence 44 chains west to the
south shore of Adams Lake; thence
northerly along the shore of Adams
Lake to point of. commencement; con-:
tabling by admeasurement 288 acres,
more or less.
Commencing at a point planted on the
east shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops
District, which post is 61 chains north
snd 88 chains west of the north-east
comer of Section 30, Township 26,
Range 11, west of the 6th meridian;
thence 78 chains east; thence north to
the south-west corner of Lot No. 1831;
thence north along the west boundary
of said lot and continuing north for a
total distance of 198 chains in latitude,
from the point of commencement;
thence west 6 chains to the shore of
Adams Lake; thence southerly along the
shore of Adams Lake to the point of
commencement; containing by admeasurement 970 acres, more or less.
ROBERT A. RENWICK.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,   December 11th, 1912.
The Cost of
Is a serious problem, but it
loses some of its seriousness
for those who buy their
Groceries and Provisions
from
'    ;'   ..."   i lusatam ,    . -   |a	
Grocers and Butchers
I'm v    *���"���.;t,\. wi .'
CHASE, BRITISH COLUMBIA
We are never without the finest
Hams and Bacon.
���n*
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V u
MIT! CHASE TRIBUN1
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The Gossip Corner
The Tribune's esteemed Squilax ceo
respondeat, Sidney C. Wilkes, spent
three happy days in Chase last week.
Mr. Wm. Harrison of Martin Prairie
and his three daughters were among
the out of town guests at the ball on
Friday night
C. W. Cameron and J. Westborg were
up from Kamloops tor the weak end,
coming ln time to take hi the masquerade on Friday night
Among those who come a long distance to be present at the Chsse band's
masquerade ball was Stanley Newton of
Kamloops, who still half belongs to
Chase,
Wm. Coy and family have returned
from spending the winter at the Dam
Camp and are now residing on Mr. Coy's
homestead near the old mill.
G. Grant of Grant and Ballard, made
a business trip to Kamloops on Monday
in connection with the registering of
deeds to various pieces of town property
held by the flrm-
The flashlight photograph of the
masquerade��� on Friday night was spoiled by the camera being jarred by the
explosion of the Sash. The failure is
particularly unfortunate as it breaks
ths continuity of the series Mr. Montgomery has taken of the annual masquerades since the; started four years
ago in what ia mm the city restaurant
The photographs placed side by side
picture vividly the changes that mark
the history of all yeang western towns,
where anyone whe stays in the same
place for two or three years becomes an
old-timer.
"I am going to learn to swim this
summer."
"I thought George taught you last
summer."
"But I am no lever engaged to
George."���Wuhingtas Herald.
Born, at Chase on Sunday, the 16th
inst, to Mr. and Mrs. J. Christian, a
daughter.
Egnar Sandahl came down from Salmon Arm on Friday and spent the week
end at his home here.
Walter F. Montgomery made another
business trip to Canoe this week. He
expects to leave next week for an extended tour of the Kootenay country.
W. F. Richardson of Kamloops was
in town for a couple of days IthejUrst
of the week. He haa spent most of the
winter on the survey of the Columbia
River.
The ice over most of the Little Shuswap lake is not so heavy this winter as
usual. This, in conjunction with the
quantity of snow and water on the but*
face, should mean an early opening >!
navigation.
The second division of the public
school waa not dosed on Wednesday of
last week as stated la this column,
Miss Mertlna Bradley'substituted for
Miss Fredes aad the school went on as
usual. '��� ������*  -
Mrs. Tomlimxm and Mrs. Cameron
will hold a tea cent tea ort Thursday,
Feb. 27, at the home of Mrs- Cameron.
Mrs. R. P. Bradley and Mrs. George
Keyes were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank SturgiH at the Adams Lake
House over Sunday. They drove up oa
Saturday with their host and hostess
who had been attending the masquerade
the night before. They came down with
Mr. SturgiH on Monday.
WANTED.-A��IRL for-general
housework.���Apply Mrs, Haylock.
Temperance Hotel
���*��� A, New and ���*���
Comfortable  House.
W. P. PRITCHARD
PROPRIETOR
PRITCHARD,      -     -      B.C
Sixty
At e. new firm is taking over
this store on April lit; for the
purpose of opening up a general
st6rV to reduce the stock as
low as possible in the next
sixty days,! will give a
..*_ jv-'   63 ���i/ji.        ;       .
Discount of 10
per
cent
On all Stoves, Graniteware,
Tinware and Furniture.
'i  Bradley's
Hardware   Store
Chase, HC.
JT^V Ko*.*tt.-ililn
LAUNCHES
A SPECIALTY
Ale^H.McKay
Contrac'or anil
guilder
Estimates   Furnished   on Application. . All Work G.aran.
tee*.'.    Prices Right. -
Notch Hill, Shuswap L��ke
Harvey, McCart��r R.
PlnKham      '
Bajuusteks,"  -oLiOilORS,  Etc.
Ofiieos:   1 nperisl Bank
. RkvelstoK-, B. C.
Typewriters
For Sale.
$45.00
$35.00
One new L-CSmlth, latest Model, back
apace key, two Color ribbon attachment, visit-e writer $132.50
One Smith Prettier,
rebuilt, a snap at
One Empire, in
splendid condition
One Williams, good to learn on, has
Ham-sal h-y-ca-d $10.00
These are lut saaples. We can furnish ym with newer rebuilt machines
of any make at regular prices.
We sho  handle  Gewie's   famous
" S-nset" brand of typewriter car-
bans and ribbons. Write to
Chas. P. McRostie
(il Victoriii Street
Kamloops   -   B. C.
W. F. Barnes
Contractor and Builder
Doors, nnd Window Frames,
'' '��� }
Screen Doors, and  Window
Screens, Doom and Windows
R o a t s
Bjiilt to order
i    r
: WANTED
CEDAR
POLES
From 20ft. to 40ft.
In carload lots or larger contracts
The Llndsley Bros. Co.
care of
j J. A. DOUGAL
Enderby, or
I A. C. YODER
Nakusp.
���w
"���rjkW'ifmma****"'
i
.!,.
LUMB
it
In All Its Different
Products such as:
DIMENSION
BOARDS
SHIPLAP
SHELVING
FINISH
MOULDING
LATH
SHINGLE, Etc
I
ADAMS RIVER LUMBER
-     -     B. C.
CO.
$
By keeping your feet* warm
and dry. Melting snow will
will soon test the quality of
your footwear. What you
need for men, women and
children can be found in
best quality at
McCONNELL'S
mmm____ FOfR
T��K  CI! ���.*--!���'  T'rVXF.
After Work Drop in -:i_
Enjoy a Game of
BILLIARDS
Full Stock Cigars
aad Tobaccos. A
First Class Barber
Shop in Connection
POOL
OOM
Ideal a
R. J. MINER
*
i
Painter ��
S Decorator J
Full Line Sherwin-Williams
Paints, Latest Designs
in Wall Paper
1
���**"�����5%5��_������*_-������_aOOOOOOOC
Electrical and Motor Boat
Supplies
._ ���
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Chase
Restaurant
and Bakery
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Board and Rooms, Bath
Good Table, Reasonable
Rates, Meals at All Hours
YEPNUMACO., ���  ��� PROPS.
H.L.
McLean
Baggage
Transfer
Storage
Hay, Grain
and Feed
Rig's for Hire
Chase, B.C.
PresbyterianChurch
Notices
MORNING WORSHIP - 10.30 A.M.
EVENING WORSHIP -. 7.30 P.M.
RIBLE CLASS, TUESDAY 7.30 P.M.
YOU   ARE   WEI-COME
Pastor : J. HYDE
Church of England
Services are held in All Saints
Church Room, Chase, as follows:
1st SUNDAY IN EACH MONTH
Evensong and Address at 7.30 p.m.
3rd SUNDAY IN EACH MONTH
Holy Communion   at 11 a.m.
and Evensong Address at 7.30 p.m.
From Our Neighbours
Items Gathered by Our Special Correspondents
Pritchard.
M. A. Peel of Penintan was down
Ptitchard way Saturday and Sunday.
W. P. Pritchard made a trip to Kamloops on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J, Christian drove to
Chase on Saturday last.
Robt. -egget, Ernest Edwards and
Howard Ross were Ducks callers on
Saturday last.
Mr. R. Bell of Penintan spent a day
in Pritchard the latter part of lut week.
Mr. Bell is on hia way to Vancouver,
where he Intends visiting with his
daughter.
Several Pritchardites ' attended the
masked dance at Chase on Friday lut
and report a good crowd and a fine
time.
It is with regret we hear of the departure from Chue of Edward Jolliffe.
He wu well known in this community,
was respected by all who knew him and
loved by several.
With the wind blowing down river for
the past week the ice is now unsafe for
crossing with loaded sleighs.. This is
the time of year when a bridge would
be of great value to the ranchers on
the north side of the river and may our
prayers soon be answered.
In the last issue we stated that Mr.
R. H. Brett was receiving a visit from
his brother of Regina, Sask., but we
regret to say that the statement wu
an error. Mr. Brett wu to have arrived on the evening train from Vaji_oaV"
eVon Wednfisitey ,af. lut week'"but u
sickness had occurred in his family in
the east he wu not able to stop off u
he had planned.
A serious accident wu narrowly a-
verted on Friday last when a team owned by Marscelle Dellenie, which wu
standing in front of Mrs. J. T. Hutch-
eson.s store made.a break for freedom
and ran across the railroad just u the
noon pusenger train wu coming a-
long. The engineer stopped the train
but not before the engine had struck
the horses and thrown them into the
ditch, cutting them about the head and
inflicting several other flesh wounds.
Although the latest reports Bey the horses suffered no serious injury, it was a
narrow escape and we congratulate Mr.
Delleuie on the accident resulting in so
little damage.
With the lateness of nearly all af the
west bound trains great inconvenience
is felt by the travelling public who
sometimes h-ivr to sit for hours in the
depot wnittng for a train that does not
show up. Perhaps we are selfish humans down this way but the popular o-
plnion is that if the C. P. R. can't run
trains on time it should give us a station agent to eas'j tho suspense and let
us know how long we have to wait.
We'd like the earth with a fence around
it but would be sa**i��Med with a station
agent with a depot around him. As
perseverance is supposed to win we'll
not quit kicking till we get what we
want, even if kicking doesn't agree
with us.
Notch Hill.
(Received too late for lut week).
Thomas Loftus wu home from Revelstoke last week.
Rufus Hammond is hauling cedar poles
of which he iB going to make a culvert.
Miko Gorden has returned from a
months visit to Stamford, Conn.
Mr. W. Loftus is still improving in
health and the doctors are hopeful of his
recovery.
By the poems we see in the Tribune
from the Pritchard correspondent we
are beginning to think he ls the national
poet of the Shuswap Valley.
We have had u cold 16 degrees below
aero here in the nights but the days are
moderate.
Mr- W. Syson hu purchased the boxes
from our old post office for the new one
at Sorrento.
Mr. J. Nelson wu over from Celista
lut Saturday. He reports the ice being
perfectly safe.
Mr. W. T, Smith is cutting ice on the
lake here for summer use in his refrigerator.
A concert will be held in the Blind
Bay hall in aid of the Blind Bay arjd
Sorrento cricket club. Particulars will
be given in next issue.
Mr. Chamberlain is getting ice from
the lake here. It is about nine inches
thick. Joe Payette and Robert Davies
are doing the cutting and Rufus Hammond is hauling.
A meeting of the Shuswap Lake and
Notch Hill ConsemtWeA.eoeiatio-wane!, "here'lut Saturday. They are in
favor of the bridge at Squilax.
The chief traffic around here at present iB in hay and ice.
W. R. Peacock is here for a short visit
We are having moderate weather up
here now. It wu raining early this
week.
Mr. Boyd is here from up the Caribou
country. He is staying with his son A.
F. Boyd.
T. H. Jones was down from Celista
last week.
The many friends of Mr. Loftus ate
glad to here he is speedily recovering
from his recent illness.
St. Valentine's day waB celebrated in
the school here last Friday. Mrs. C,
Cleaver designed the box.
Mr. W. Tomlinson is back from a visit
to his home at RevelBtoke.
Mr. Holmwood paid a business trip to
Salmon Arm last week.
W. T. Smith and son are altering
their store. They have made it larger
on account of the increased business
which is expected this spring.
R. D. Davies left last Monday for
Vancouver where he will represent our
lodge No 2171 at the annual meeting of
the Loyal Orange Lodges.
The concert to be held in the Blind
Bay Hall on Feb. 21 is to be made up a
number of songs, recitations and a
laughable farce entitled, "The New Reporter."   Gentleman$1.00, LadiesFree.
5>6e
UNDERWOOD
The Hotel
of Quality
CHASE - B.C.
THANKS!
To   the   many   Patrons   of our  Big   Sale.
AND   NOW FOR   SPRING GOODS
As a New Line
we offer two New
and Popular.  .  .
Styles of Corsets :
The CR0MPT0N
and Stf^ gg*��w
Price $2.50
Every pair is GUARANTEED;    WE  MEAN IT.
CROMPTON ^& <&*aeem
A/    Yxnimiil do us a favor
by returning any  that
prove unsatisfactory.
By    improvements   in   the   Store
building  and  by  the  addition   of    .,-.>
a lady assistant to supervise ladies'    fj
wear and piece goods, ��e are preparing to give better service
than   ever.
Price $1.25
Chase, B. C
A. S. FARRIS
Chase, B. C.
.
Knights
of Pythias
Chase Lodge No. 47
Meots   Kvcry   Tuesday   Night.
C. L. IUllKEIt, C.C.
II,'M, Law, K.ofR.&S.
Visiting Knights are Welcome,
W. P. PRITCHARD
HAS OPENED A
General Store
ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss���
In his-new building.
Our Stock is  now complete and contains
a   fine   assortment   of   Groceries,  Gents'
Furnishings and Hardware.
FLOUR, FEED AND CHOPPED GRAIN.
Your Patronage is solicited.
ONE   PRICE   TO  ALL.
Pritchard - B.C.
We carry a full
line in all the
popular magazines
and periodicals.
We also - have a
first class selection
of modern works
of fiction.
.t
If you take a look
at the toy department you. will be
sure to get something for the bairns
MACDONALD'S
DRUG  STORE
OHAB.E   HAS  A   FIRST
GLASS
LAUNDRY
All Our Work Guaranteed First
Class
H, O. POY, Proprietor

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