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Going io US.
Wost ol the shingle mills in British
Columbia are said to be shipping almost their entire output to the United States. Discussing the article in
The Mail Herald dealing with
the exports Irom this province to the
l'nited States a prominent shingle
manufacturer stutcd this morning
that % per cent of the shingles now
being made in British Columbia were
being shipped across thc border to
meet the demand which has beeu gradually increasing since the removal
of the duty under the new United
States tariff revisions last  autumn.
Blghty per cent ol tho shingle mills   (forth.
Repor1 on Power and Light Plant Considered-
Provision of a New Unit Favoured.—Decision to Submit a By-law Arrived At.—The
Question of Revenue.
Mayor McKinnon presided at a have a plant that would meet all the
special meeting of the city council demands of the town for some time
held on Friday night, when there to conic and which would utilise bet-
were also present Aldermen McSor - ter the water power they had avail-
liy,   Smythe,   Pradolini,   Bell,   Need- able.
I am, Bourne, with thc city clerk Mr The Mayor said    that   so far      as
W.A.' Gordon and the superintendent could be gathered everyone with the
of the power and light plant,  Mr. C. exception  of  Aid.  Bourne seemed    to
in British Columbia are now in operation and the provincial product is
being given the preference in all parts
ot the United States, it la declared.
The spring trude has hardly really
opened yet, but the demand is looked
upon as auguring well for thc in -
duatry during the coming summer.
An  indication of the extent of     the
The  notice  convening  thc
be Infavor of a new unit being instal-
meeting   led.   If possible he would like       to
have the council unanimous.
Aid.  Bourne said he knew nothing
about such a technical subject.
The Mayor—Will someone make a
motion in connection with this thing
that is if no one     has any    further
gave as the business thc considera -
lion of the proposed extension of thc
lighting   plant.
The Mayor said the tirst matter for
the meeting  was the consideration of
the  proposed  extension  of the- light- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
ing plant.   The Fire Water and Light questions to ask Mr. North.
committee early in the week made an Aid.   Smythe—It appears that  the
majority  of the councillors do    not
to prepare a report of the advisabil- understand     it thoroughly and until
ity ol an extension     of   the    power they  do  it is no  use  trying to  rail -
ilant.   Whilst   the   committee   realis- road it through.
ed that  it  would probably be a sur- The  Mayor—I  won't be acused    by
1 rise to the majority of the people of you or anyone else of railroading any
the city to  Bnd  it  was necessary  to thing through.
extend  the power plant, at the same Aid.  Smythe—I  didn't mean you.
time they realised also the increase The Mayor—I asked each Alderman
In the load    and demand    upon    the Individually  his opinion  and  if       he
plant since it was put  iu   1010     and had any  questions to put turther or
that it warranted an extension ol the wanted any  other inlormation    from
plant  which  would  give better facili- Mr.  North.   I  have tried to  be  fair
ties.   The report  was submitted     to and  I don't  want to  he accused    by
the committee and if any of that com you Of anything else Aid. Smythe.
mittec bad anything to say he would -vld.   Smythe—I am     not uccusiug
be pleased to hear them. J'011 in that way.   It seems to me the
Aid. McSorley said the committee aldermen here do not understand   it
going   (ad  nothing in  particular to say  at properly.
"bead  thut juncture.   Thc  report  had heen The Mayor—1 asked if unyone   hud
prepared and it was thought to     be sny more questions.   If you have any
a good Ides tei bave it published us more questions Mr.  North is hereto
soon us possible for the Information nnswer them,    lf the idea is to post-
of the  ratepayers generally.    II   '.''a time, if someone makes
Aid. Bell and Smythe suid they had a motion to that effect I shall be on-
i.ot seen a copy of the report '>'  too pleased to put it.   I am  not
Aid.   Needham  said  he really      did Interested  in this anyway and I have
this was the beBt thing to do or not.
He himselt felt that was what he
would do if this was a private matter but other councillors might have
a different opinion.
I    Aid.    Bell asked if a citizen   could
sue the council for damages in case
of Iobs sustained from lack of power.
Mr.  North—No,  the city  does    not
guarantee a continuous supply.
|    Aid. Bell—One citizen said he would
sue the city for $5110(1 damages.
Mr. North—The city would be liable to lose customers.
| The Mayor—As the report says we
have spent 850O in extra wages in a
few days to keep the plunt running.
Aid. Needham said he had been
thinking the mutter over since he pre
viously expressed an opinion on the
subject and the reason he had changed ed his mind was that he did not
previously realise that it would take
nearly twelve months to get a new
unit installed. He felt the best thing
they could do was to put the matter
off for a week or so and then let
each alderman come to a meeting pre
pared to say yes or no and decide the
Legacies Left by the Old Regime. The Transcontinental "Heartbreaker." Mr. Borden's
Prophecy Fulfilled.
There is, perhaps little satisfaction
in a public man or a great party say
ing "I told you so," hut if ever there
was a case     where     such a reminder ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
would be apropos it is so In view of   the  Grand Trunk Paciec  c°«P»°y  on
the  situation  with  regard  to trans
in return for running powers over its
line for the Grand Trunk Railway,
and  thc  Intercolonial;   assistance    to
portation generally that has developed as a result of the Laurier policies.
The main difficulties which the Borden government hus to fuce today-
are its legacies from the Liberal party, and in no particular are these
legacies more burdensome than in
respect of transportation.
When the present government     as -
trade which has been developed dur- arrangement for the city electrician
ing the past few months was given
when a dealer, closely in touch with
the lumber situation, mentioned that
■special investigators were sent to
Vancouver recently from Washington,
D.C., to probe reports to the effect
thut while shingle mills of the l'uget
Bound and other districts in Wash -
ington had been closed down the industry was Hour.slung on this Bide
of the border.
A systematic campaign of -knocking" Hi it isb Columbia shingles has
been Btarted by the rival manufacturers In the United Btatea, stated
one manufacturer lure today. Io
proof of this assertion he produced a
copy of a letter which was
widely circulated in order to
off" the trade iu tbe Canadian article. The letter claimed that the local
product was not manufactured or
packed properly and that experts
were criticizinc thc   •
Despite the prediction  that    as    a
result  of  the   lowering  of  the  tarifl
barrier American manufacturers not like to go to the people with any tried to be fair. Then vou make
Would invade the InCil held and establish nulls on this side it was
stated today that no definite steps
bad yet been taken in that respect,
although several lumbermen had instituted enquiries along that line.
ihe fact that British Columbia shingles are iroing south Would seem to
indicate that there is little chance at
present of the American interests entering British Columbia.
Although tho demand for     British
point finally. If there was any good ' sumed office, it found thc national
reason why it should not be done let ports of Canada outside of Montreal
them be told of it. | practically undeveloped.     While tens
The Mayor said he was anxious to j of millions had been spent uselessly
promote the welfare of the city and on the National Transcontinental,
would do anything he could to furth- ! there had been no attempt to make
er that  end.   He only hoped      they  ' the ocean outlets adequate to     meet
would not leave the. matter so long
nB to result in them being without
lights next winter, or without lights
part of the winter. If it was so wish
ed  he would defer the     matter and
the traffic. The government found on
its hands an annual vexatious congestion of grain traffic in the West a
problem which the late government
reasonable terms to build u line
north of the Canadian Northern and
as far West as Edmonton. He deprecated the present building of a line
from Quebec to Winnipeg, and thought a simple colonization road sufficient. He urged the development of
the national waterways, and on this
subject said " Thoroughly equip
our Georgian Bay ports, our national wayerways, our St. Lawrence
route and our ports on the Atlantic
coast. Give them the terminal facilities which will enable them to compete with American ports. Give
them, if necessary to properly compete With the American ports, tree
terminals. Give them terminals on
the Georcinn Bay, both on the east
and  west coasts;  develop  the water-
motion Ior borrowing money for doing work but be did not see any other way out ol it. They were liable to
lave a breakdown and one engine
could not run 21 hours every duy
without stopping. It meant il they
did put, a bylaw to the people now it
would be well intie winter before they
could have the extended plant running. II they left the matter over it
would mean nearly two J lara before
the work could be done. The only
Columbia shingles is now in excess of  chance of doing  the  work   this  year
that existing in tho past the prices
arc not as good as last year, it iB
said, Plenty of business is offering,
however, and several mills are working at full capacity and have sufficient orders on  hand      to  keep  them
was to get bus) ngta    sway.
Aid, Smythe—I do not mean that
Aid. Bell asked how long it would
take to get  the addition through.
Mr. North replied that nine months
v as a conservative estimate.
Aid. Bell said if tbey did not get
the additional unit ill before Novem-
■l tiny might be up against it
in real earnest  with the plant.
Mr. > orth explained the time which
would In- occupied in calling for tenders,  etc., and     in doing thc actual
call a special meeting any night suit   to solve,  but which, under the     new
able. administration,   practically  disappear
Aid. Bourne—You need not hold ed through the development of a pol-
back for mc, I can't become an elec- icy of establishment of public-owned
tlical expert by the next meeting.        elevators.
Aid.   McSorley—Aren't  you willing  I
to take Mr. North's report?
Aid. Bourne—We have been told for
thc last fifteen years every bylaw
would give us everything we wanted.
Aid.   Pradolini—That is impossible.
Aid. McSorley—Did anyone tell you
this one would?
Aid. Bell—"Man never is, but always to be blest."
The Mayor said that in 1910, the
revenue from the plant was R250CO,
and in 1913 it was JI4.000. It was
climbing right along.
Aid. Smvthe said he had heard en-
rngh from     Mr.    North to convince
ways on the St. Lawrence route and
jpoarently made but little effort Avrtlop the facilities at Port Col-
borne. Exploit the harbor at Montreal, make that n national port, a
free port in the true sense of the
term. Do the same with regard to
the port of Quebec, with tegnrd to
the  port  of Halifax.   "
        Premier   Borden   concluded   by  con-
The Intercolonial waB handed over   trusting this  policy  with  that  ofthe
to its new management with a record
of continual deficits. This was not
to be wondered _t in view of thc fact
that it hud been used almost entirely for political purposes and scarcely
at all with an eye to really serving
transportation needs of Eastern Canada.
government, as follows:
1. It combines prompt action with
deliberation   and  caution.
-. it developes and .'.eees not throt
tie the Intercolonial,
• '■. It takes account of tbe expendi
ture upon the Intercolonial and upon the inland waterways, and 'rings
The   transcontinental railway,   the these  great  national highways into
greatest undertaking in our hiBtory , harmony with this project,
was the heart-breaker of all.       For 4.   It    developes trai
years it had been common knowledge ong the    lines of     least  r.sistancc—
in   Canada  that  in
Aid.    Pradolini    said  the    expense  work should it he so decided.
would not be very much and the revenue would he increased so that really this scheme was an advantage
rather than getting into a hole.   He
1 usy for several  months.   Thc estim- thought if they explained the mutter
ate that 9fi per cent of the output is properly    to  the     ratepayers     there
going south  is questioned  by      some would  he  no trouble  in passing       a
of  the   manufacturers  although   It  is money   bylaw.    He  hud seen  the    re-
Ald, Bell said if they were going to
put in an extra unit they would have
to do it pretty quickly. If it could
be decided at that meeting it would
be far better than letting it stand
ever. Personally he hud nuide up bis
n ii,il mi the matter before be came
to the  meeting.   He considered  this
rim since he made a previous remark     ....,__ ._
about this business being railroaded
through.   They had  to go by     what
Mr. North said In regard to this new
machinery.   They had to have it. He
therefore moved that a bylaw he prepared for this purpose and that    the
matter be nut before the people      in
the best way possible.   He had     no
doubt   'if  they  all      worked  together
the bylaw would be put through.
Aid.  Bell seconded.
Aid.  Bourne—Are yon     going     to
mention the amount of the bylaw?
Aid.  Smythe—We have Mr.  North's
Aid.  McSorley—It will have to bo
figured out.
The     Mayor—We may have definite
figures by the next meeting.
The motion     was declared    carried
unanimously when put to the vote.
On motion of Aid, McSorley seron-
its  construction
wasted or spent
aimlessly.      Attempt     after attempt
hud been made to secure an lnvesti -
gation of the conduct of construction
that  is to say. y  wa
ter and rail.
5.   While connecting at    tin-
time all thi Ma in
 ^^^^^^^^      Canada, it controls, in the     only cf-
but in every case thc Laurier govern   fectiva way, the carriage ,•! Canadian
ment had, through its coterie of
members in the public accounts committee,  shut off inquiry.
Nor does this list exhaust   all   the
problems of transportation  that lac-
products through t'.snadiaii channels
by enabling the people's railway to
compete for this traffic.
li.   It  affords  immediate  reliel      t,>
thc congestion of the West by hring-
ed the incoming Borden government, ing the     Grand Trunk  Railway  into'
for  the same ■ recklessness which   had Winnipeg  without delsy.
characterized the national transcon- 7.   It               that furthei   railway
tlnental  undertaking   likewise  charac- development   In   the  West   shall    not
terized the railway policy  generally, only  give nevessary   competit on  in
and  the  t'.N.R.   interests had       been settled   districts,   but   Shall   ■ pen   and
encouraged  to go ahead with     their develop  the new   country,
schemes,   firmly  believing  us they  no Had   Mr.   Borden's  alternative sclie-
doubt did,   that the  government tap me ben adopted in 1004,  there would
would always be tlowing to fill their not today be  th  t   duplication of tbe
pail  with  loans subsidiis and     land Intercolonial  that  is                     ts  an
grants. error in the building of tbe transcon-
  uu   men mil   OI   A1U,   MCSorll'y   'ie'e.ll
generally admitted that the hulk   ol   port and  the     figures and    thought    work was necessary and thought they   (led ,,y   y,,,    prad0uni it waa decided
tho export  business is to supply the  them quite accurate.   He considered    should go on with it. ttmt copies ol Mr. North's report be
American markets.
Aliens Coming In
Superintendent of Canadian Immi
gratton for British Columbia,     Mal-
com It, .1. Reid left this morning on
a trip of Inspection to Northern fan
ndiun coast ports. There is suspic -
Ion that aliens are being sneaked In
along the const and that they make
their wav to railway construction
camps, where they arc readily absorb!* I and become part of the backbone of the nation long enough to
allow them to make a stake thot will
allow them to visit a city whore yeg-
ineii may pluck prizes. Thc four
stowaways that arrived in the Aus -
trallnn bout aro being held hy the
immigration authorities for seporta-
tlon. Throe Chinese, who had proven
themselves to be undesirables were
Started on their way hack to far Cathay this morning.
It only right that they Bhould put in
a new unit so that they would be all
right for the requirements ol the lu-
ture und utilise tbe full power   tbey
could get from the water.    If they all
worked   together   and  explained   it  to   latepayets.
tho    people    It      Would   go  through,   bylaw !
Mr. North said if this work was
('one the plant would be in a much
letter position, and thc town ulso ,
than at present.
Aid. Smythe—How will it aflect the
Shall   we  have   to  put a
forwarded to the Board of Trade,
Retail Merchants Association and
the Citizens League for their consideration the hops being expressed that
they would support the scheme.
A   SBi rt   arranged by  Miss
Parker, will be given on Good Kn
daylng evening, April loth, in the
Hall. A most interesting
program will be submitted, ol achat-
ai-ter not often indertaken except kn
much largei mustefial centres tlian
toke,    MiSS  Parker   will  he sup-
portsd by the best of our local tal -
ent.    Sacral   music is  not  necessarily
eithor   dismal,   doleful,   or   monotonous,  an those      Who attend  tins r.eii
cert  will find.    Some ,,(  the brightest
^^^^^^^^^^^^^  _,        -_- .....vw.. '.{"-_»Vi.» _  »Z and most thrilling music svei    com
to be read,     which wus accordingly    tunning.    It was one of thc greatest    should be attended to with discretion   th0 Sunudiiin  Northern  at Ottawa to    _,       ,,  , , —.   ,    .   ,.       <J
Aid,   Nei'dham  said   action  was    be
ing taken in regard to thc collection   ■*•"'■" lmw  '"'•"  **■*•*.   The  'ask
The police were collect-   Placing  the  Intercolonial  upon
The situation in Canada today
hears out just what Mr. Borden and
members ol the Conservative party
said in 1903 and alter. The National
Transcontinental hus cost such a tremendous  amount  that  it  will  be      a
burden on the country (or generations
to conic. Thc charges of Incompet -
ency in its building are borne out by
the rinding of un investigating com -
mission that, not less than forty mil-
Though some people might think it Thu Mnyor—Yes. Unless something
Would be increasing expense it would Was done, as was pointed out in the
really  be reducing It.    From time   to   rsport  he  thought  the  people  of  the  of dog tax ^^^^^^
tune  small   plants  had   been  put      in   town  would  be providing themselves    i,g the tax. •<»<"">   business      basis   ll   pr.,.' ling
proper provis    with some other kind ol light for tho      Aid.  Bell  thought that dog owners »Imce-  *,ut lt 1H " beart-breaking task
city hall "ft"r BO ,onK n PcrloJi 'luring which
which  had never  mad   ^^^^^^^^ 	
ion     fur     the    future.      Uisides  they next  winter.    At the same  time      he should   pay   the  tax   at th
COUld  not expect any niuchinery     to lilt  that  the people were as tired of ir els*whcre.
lust for over.   Thc present plant was 1 Baring  about  bylaws lor  water  and      It   was decided  that  notice should
not in oondll "ii to run with the load light as ho himself was.    ln thc inter be given  regarding  th
rtauirsd. ***■* ol tbe citizens ho felt it was thc dog tax.
Aid.   Smythe  asked   for  the  report duty of the council  to keep thc plant      Aid.      McSorley    said    the   matter
Ibis road  was milked for the benefit
of party and politicians.
payment     of      A,1(* 1llitc outside of these government projects Is the railway situut -
ion of thi' country generally.   Here is
done.   Questions were then put     to
Mr. Nortb urising out of the report!  	
Aid.  McSorley   said tbe feeling    of the city,
the  tire,  wntor  nnd   light   committee       Aid.  Needham—And how     are you
was that a now unit should ho put In going to run  tho picture show  wlth-
whlch  would only bo tho completion out olortricltv Mr. Smythe''
of the proposition  ns outlined    when      Aid.   Smythe—I can do anything.—
the dam  wus built.    At  present  they (Laughter).
■ 111) HIP):-'<" aw. a ,■;■![«] [§I)M   «™ only getting forty per cent    of      Aid.   McSorley said if any  private
the  possible    efficiency   out   of       the individual or     company owned       thc
dam,  which cost a huge sum.     They plant thoy would simply got busy and
had    st niggled      along  with  the old mnko this oxtopsion, and he submit
plant   year after year hut  that  plant tod tlie  Aldermen should  look  at    It
was not up to the requirements       of li   that   way.   Here  was an  increase
the  city  now  und was  not  equal    to of plant  necessitated by an increase
(loiiiteoiiH    service    1]   ,,1<' demands upon  it.    The only ques- in business,  that was the position.
tBi   11.ui  In  his mind  wus us ti. tho host      Aid.   BUI  said  thoy  Should put tho
Wo now serve Ice Cream
and both Hot uud Cold
Drinks In our delightful Tea
given  at
sources of revenue und their bcBt aB-  For Instance    it     was not Intended
set, tho first thing in thc property of   that  in    such cases us     prospectors
coming into town for a few dnys and
bringing u dog they should he immod
intely jumped upon for tho tux. But
dogs which were habitually B mils -
unco about tho town should be looked alter.
This concluded the business of pub-
lie. Interest.
March came in like a lamb and the
Maraina -a me In with u curgo of
frozen mutton. All we require now
Is a little mint sauce.
Approciutlng   the   fnct  thnt   women
M size  of  machinery  to  put In.  and  on   msttor properly before the peopbund  ran collect money where men would
g|  that   point thoy hud  Mr.  North's op-  show th*m that this wus necessary      fall, eight women have been appoint-
■   Inloii ui stated  In  the report.    II tho      The Mayor srild that  was whv     he  od  deputy  tax  collectors In  Los 8n-
JS) ,1 (1 m W W W HI PI (I V HI M W H 9   <""I"""1     WMH "(',',,1 "''on tn'y won]A  ,»nnt*,<l th"' eouneSil to decide whether   gclos.
day,  seeking further aid in tho shape
of  a  guarantee of  bonds.
Mil.   HOUDl'iN'S    PLAN.
Mr.   Borden's    alternative   proposi •
tion  in 19118 Included the extension
ot the Intercolonial to u C.'e.rgian
Buy port, hy the government acquisition oi the Canada Atlantic Railway
thn acquisition of the Canadian Pacific Railway from North Buy ar -
ound. the shores of Lake Superior to
Fort William; and ItB operation by
un Independent commission, with
equal running powers over it to the
Canadian Pacific Railway, the Grand
Trunk, the Intercolonial unit MM Canadian Northern- the improvement
ol the grades of the Canadian Pacific
Railway or tho Canadian Northern,
between  Fort William  und Winnipeg,
posed will be rendered, including, for
example, selections fn m "Blijah,"
"Golden Legend," und "Sign of tho
Cross." Tickets ure now obtainable
admission being fi"c, reserved T.',c.
and further dotuils will be published
in duo course.
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" THE BUOAH n   WL ''
Have yon tried our delicious
and   Iced   Nut  Wafers.   Something   different   and    hotter.
"THE   Sl'GAR  .BOWL "
Illllllllivirill'_ PAGE TWO
WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 11,  1911,
New Spring Goods
American House Dresses
Direct from  New  York
300 Wash Dresses
This Season's Newest Styles.
Call in and see what we can sell
for $2.00. Every one guaranteed
to wash or your money back.
American Waists
From same manufacturers. Some
Beauties at $1.00 Each. 240 of
the newest styles of American
Waists to select from.
We promise you these Dresses and
Waists are   the   best values ever
offered Revelstoke Buyers.
J^'Reid SSL young ^A
_!■'_> a'.
1 :i st class wood.
l-'ull measure.
All orders delivered promptly
Inquire for prices.
Terms    30 .lays or   1"  per
enl   off ior i ,i-h.
P. 0. Box 349
Mrs. M. MARTINSON begs to announce to ih>* Revelstoke Public
tint she Intends to open up this restaurant and run it in strictly
first-class style. Everything up-to-date un.l strict attention
given to its pal ions.
g'Give us a call
Open until 12 p. m
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
Repairs,    Hot Air and Furnace,
work a Specialty
Oonnaught Ave.   -   Rovolstoko
New S.S   "I.aurentic" - 15,000 tons
First Class    $92.50.    Second Class    S;;
Mew S.S. ' 'Meg-antic
Third Class    S.'>.'.;0
One Class ill) Cabin Service
Twin Si rew  Steamers
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alter: a, the Yukon Territory, ths
North-west Territories and in a portion o! tbe Pi ivince ol British Col-
nmbla, •■  'eased  ur a term of
twenty-one years .1". an annual rental of tl an acre. I re thar
2,561 a-res will be leased to one ap-
Applii-at.un lor lease must be made
by the aw..cunt in person to tbe
Agsnt or .- .: ,\.ei.' ' the d.str.ct
In which tbe rights .. Is :■ r art
Ths lens-  wl 1  in . ids  the ro.i.  mining  rights only,  but the lrsses    may
bs permitted  '        purehaas whRtsveur
availabls • irfaci   rig   •     ■>:    '
eaidered  r>.»- ths a  :k;ng ol
... 1     'Ki     ac
[0 ,■■■•: •• ml  ry ths land must
i,     describe |   »•  '           '   lppai
, | sect     «        1 in
I .-r.le rj    the   tract   I
.  staked out t.y tbe   ap ■
,      ,• ■   h.roscif.
tt     .   her   nr.; an
r a fee ol is wl ■»    '"
funded  .1 tvf I ■' ts i I lor    are
not availal le, it m I therwlw A
royalty shall be pal. on the mer
ehantal le -i ul ' l - nine at the
rate ol five rn.te per ton.
Tbe t'freon operating tb* mine shall
. 11 thi ' ■•■ ul with sworn retnrni
• • ng for ths full i|uantity or
merchantable coal mined anrt pay the
royalty thereon, if the re,nl tT.,t.,ng
rights ar* not being oii»rnt*d. such
returns should be (urn,shed at least
once a year.
For full Information appHcat,1"n
should be made to the Becretary '*
the Deieartrocnt of the Interior, Ottawa, or to tbe Agent or Bnb-Agsnl
■of Dominion  Lands.
W.  W   riOBY.
I \pi ess s s   '' Teutonii    i
582 reel long i
Second L'i.iss    $50 ind up,
(S.S  "Canada'
I  5M feet long
$ ll  25 md up.
One Class  II i Cabin Service
S.S    V I      Splend
Otons S
S v l
Rati .
For Sail:'        I      '-at-jd Booklets. Etc.. apply to
COMPANY'S OFFICES. 619. 2nd Ave.. Seattle
Terrible Experience     Rogers Pass Tunnel
Bteatnei, (    D. 1
id th
bl ■
,1  j,.i-   ble and  repoi I
on,   Thi which pi •■-
vailed ind ' be oc<aan roll ■
d tb.'in from lo    '
ts    i from returning to theli
..- • I,'in io the mercy of I
■ '   ■ -  ■ •
thai in to H;iy, ..ftci
-.   (       :,f l       I bl
M    ll I
lie Crtttc   rhat ■nowitorni   picture
-..  ,  painted   lail   Hiring  w»a wonder
|fully   niillRtic.
1'.  Dauhei   it must have been.     \
fellow   rot   Into my studio  one day In
i     absence, looked al the picture and
I unconsciously pul on mv lur overcoat
bi foi i be went o it   Boi too Record,
5 Selkirk   Hotel   Restaurant
Opening up under new management
live mile d
■ , ■    ■ rdh
sii|,. ,!i
• I
Hi i ild . ■
I   not
\   parci i   ;■ inl   carrle [ov
fu ed to " c.8pl  i by I       Islivei v
-  thai   ne would  b
ei   ■   feer  kIdnnpping  if  ■
■ .■ni to sleep
Having had oonslderabli
with   royal    flushes,     Mi   ■ M
McOi M w  nun iiti'b'i   no 'in i' ei '
when presented to HIh  Majesty King
e   .1  London
Mr. D. A. Thomas's  Plans
The present American visit of D.A.
Thomas, head of the Cambrian Coal
Company, is Baid by the "Morning
Post" to huve for its object the safe
guarding of British coal interests,
threatened by developments which
will follow the opening of the Panama canal.
Mr. Thomas is convinced that in
the neighborhood of Panama, American conl will prove much more marketable at an economical price than
in the Mediterranean trade, which
American operators have made several attempts to capture, and that if
that advantage is strengthened by restrictive American legislation, it
may lead to the establishment, in
West Indian waters, ot a monopoly
in American coal even more exclusive
than that now virtually held by British coal in the Mediterranean.
Mr. Thomas' plan, us indicated, is
to extend bis interests to those Canadian und American coul fields pro-
duclng coal adaptable for export.
British, as well as continental capitalists nre associated with him. He
has obtained options on practically
undeveloped mines providing steam
coal, yielding a thermal efficiency as
great ns Welsh coal. His view as to
thc competitive importance of Pocahontas, West Virginia coul, is
strengthened by extensive preparations made by Americans in the way
ol coaling depots on Panama canal
route -,.
Mr.   D.A.  Thomas, the Welsh    coal
magnate, arrived on     the Lusttania
from   England.   He  intends  making a
Hying  visit to the Pacific coast     to
discuss with  Vancouver and Seattle
men plans for the construction of the
railroad   which he expects to    build
Irom the mouth of the Nans river to
the Groundhog coal fields, and thence
into the Peace River country.     The
charter for the railroad has already
passed the railway committee of   thc
Canadian House of Commons.      Mr.
Thorn.is expects to spend three weeks
on this side of the Atlantic.
The two despatches above, taken in
conjunction, point to a highly important scheme for the development
of Northern British Columbia. Mr.
H. A. Thomas, who is now on his
way to Vancouver, is thc largest individual coul operator in thc world.
Last siinimer be und other eminent
Welshmen visited British Columbia
and Investigated the coal fields oi the
province. The outcome was the raising ..f capital and the application Ior
a charter torn railroad to tap the
greal Groundhog coal fields in the
N'aaa Valley, The Groundhog coal is
said to be of excellent quality, much
resembling the steam coal which has
Will, a  (anions.
Mr.  Tin,inns has    been studying the
effect   which the opening of the Pana-
ma canal will have on this trade and
has evidently decided that there will
be an  Immense and constantly grow-
Ind demand for coal at Panama   for
vessels- passing    through    the    great
■vaterwi ■      Pres imably his intention
to make a bid for this trade   and
orders  with coal  from the
dhog district.
ad,    tor   which   the
r has    •    ■ e.iiiv been granted,
will run from thc mouth ol the Nans
I    fifty    miles   north    ol
pert,    up    il."  N.i'is  valley
■ - deposits, thence by
nt.i tbe Peace
Dropped in  the.
IW-ftH. Post Box
March   I   1914.
p ' •
■   rrect    ,i
e; p,.,, ,.,i   ,ii      the
•   . , i
<   'I     Hint
.    I hi f
Mi .i    VI i   ■•
Hall te.
from  being
I           '                     b .id
le,     ,|,
mid    other
' I tl .|| ,1!   B
ben tei      i i  the
Indignant cusl ,, piece e.i
 I, in ni ,-■ '"
li   ' i 'i'ii. i falter, con
sollngl].   'but   I'm sure   11
"Sure  nothingl   i  don't   mind eal
Ing  i log, but   I'm Mowed    if I'm
to eat the kennel, te ,,
4: COLD!
Hay, Grain, Feed
Sherwin-Williams Paints
McClary's Stoves, Furnaces
Canadian Oil Co., Oils, Gasoline, Etc.
Williams' New Scale Pianos.
{First St, Revelstoke.     Telephone No. 22
Dominion Security Co, Limited
beg to announce that'they have opened up offices at the
■corner of First Street ami Connaught Avenue for the purpose of handling real estate, timber, etc. It will pay you to
call nml get particulars, and get in on ground floor prices.
We also make a specialty of lssteil property.
A. McRae,
T. Kilpatrick.
P. O. Drawer No. A.    Telephone No. ill.
^/lltvays the   'Best
"ShamrocIC9 Batter
I   P. BURNS & CO., Limited
_ jaaaaoauaDuauaaanauuD _ aaaaaaaoanaaaaaaaaa:_■
Golden Russet, Picked No. 1 Apples, per box ... $2.25
Cabbage, clean, fresh, solid heads, per lb       5c
Chicory—pure ground   new, per package     20c
First Street. Telephone No. 93
Phone 254-
Doors, Windows, Mouldings.
Lime. Cement, Plaster, Fire Clay.
Lumber, Lath and Shingles.
The Globe Lumber Co., Ltd.
Either price gets   a   solid suit —
a suit that you will feel at home
in   that   you'll feel dressed in —
that willbs strong and thoroughly
made. :: :: ::
It will be cut to (it vou perfectly: it will be fashionable and it
will bi- bit; value for whatever money vou pav for it.
H. F. M0RTENSEN tailor
l-'irst Street, ou way to I'ost Office. WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 11,   1914.
page thrb»
Be A Leader    /
BE the first to wear the new Spring Styles.
Identify yourself with the well-dressed
men about town, by wearing the new
Fit-Reform Suits and Overcoats at the very
beginning of the new spring season. We are
ready to show you the corredl models for
spring in both Suits and Overcoats.   $15. up.
McKinnon &
Thinkirg abcut Jewellery ?
In addition to an unsurpassed choice of dainty articles in Gold and Gems, Silver and superior Plate,
Cut Glass and Bric-a-brac, there is always good
VALUE for every cent spent with F. G. Bews.
Won't vou drop in and see for yourself.
No pressure to purchase—just values that will
F.  G.  EeWS,   The Revelstoke Jeweller
Capital anci Reserve,       -    9S,£C0,CC0
Savings department At Ail Branches
Interest allowed at highest ourrent rate
Revelstoke Branch. w. H   P.* hit, ivanager
Tariff Revisions Effects
Siuce the new tiirifl revisions
brought into etlect lust autumn by
the United States government have
beeu in operation, the exports Irom
British Columbia  have been doubled.
Announcement to this effect was
made by Mr. Robert H. Muusheld,
United States consul-geiiei'ul at Vancouver.
In order to cope with the extra ex
port liusiuess which has resulted Irom
the elimination and reductions in the
duties on British Columbia commodities, it lias beeu (uund uecessury for
the Vancouver cunsulur branch .to ac
quire additional oilice nccoinniodatiou
and to rearrange the quurters to facil
Itate the transaction of commercial
The increase In the business rcla -
tions between this province and the
United States was reflected in the
comparative statement published    in
Hi.' Province early in January,showing the amount ol exports up to De-
Oember 31, Later returns show that
the exports have been practically
doubled dining the period that the
new tarifl provisions have been operative.
The greatest gains are noted iu
the figures tor shipments ol shingles,
lumber ol different classes, wood
pulp, fish, ore and bullion. It is the
general opinion among those in touch
with the lumber situation that the
placing ol shingles on the tree list
has Imparted a big stimulus to tbe
InJustry in British Columbia.. Much
activity in the export trad; bus been
irt'iiifested in the Kootenav, Boundary and other mining li c. .r.ln with
in the jurisdiction of 'ho Vnncouvei
general-consulate, while all along the
const the shingle industry lias been
given an  Impetus.
Large quantities of lish are being
shipped almost dally from Vancouver, the i sports showing a big increase since the adoption ol the new
Two extra rooms are being provided .a th-- quart rs ol the cr>i s>ul-
general, one ol these will be ;i 'el
up as a trade reference library. .'.-nr
nals covering all branches ol i.ilu-rry
and catalogue: of all the leading man
ufacturers will be stocked In 'he
i o ind will be available for ■•ehr-
The appointment ol a consular
agent at Prince Hupert has 1 n recommended by Mr. Man.'Held, in order
to i . .■ with the increase of the export business from that port and in
i liness for the expected develp-
mei.t which will follow the completion "! the Grand Trunk Pacific
Railway, Large quantities ol lish
are • ng now iped to \ ancouver
for export nnd activity In the export
tradi ol shingles and mining pro-
6 b also expected when transportation facilities are installed. On
' .f the new transcontinental line fish ..ml other British
Columbia products will be shipped
:■• tin' pri ii les and Eastorn
points via the G.T.P.
Buy a
You will get a
full season's use
out of it.
100 per cent of
your snapshooting opportunities
will be realised.
You will get the
best value and
lowest price in
town. Perfectly
NEW Goods.
Free instruction gladly given.
*tthe Trueman Studio
I McKenzie Ave.
A. Douglas   Tourrcr
S* A
, ej_"j__mi_u_-_-____ajaia[r_i__c_(_-__s__^_u_-a
Civil  Engi-eBera
Dominion and  B.  0.  Land
Surveyors   and   Contractors.
P. 0. Box 317        Kamloopi, B.C.
Bralch  Otliee—Watson   Realty   Co.
Advertisements,  Catalogues, Folders,
Circulars,   written   and   designed.
:     Sales    Organised
0.  B.  N.   VY1LK1E
Office: Lawrence Hardware Block
W.   H.   WALLACE,   M.B.U.S.A.
Box 205, Telephone -IJ. Revelstolse
t_OOTH)NAY      LODGE,  Ni .   ii A.  V
ami   A.   ._.
Regular     meeting* are held  in ilAS
"N1C TEMi'Lu;,     Oddteilowg'     Hall
ou tht Third  Mi^auuy   iu  eaci;  mouth
_t * p   m.     Visiting brethren      ari
cordially  wrlcuum.
ROBT. GORDON, Secretary.
Ladies' House Dresses
and Dainty Blouses
cA Nice assortment of the above to hand
Newest Designs and the Latest Styles.
Your inspection invited.
c. w. o. w.
Mountain \ i»v.   I amp,   N i, lit
Meets Second    aud     Fourtn  Wednesdays    in  each   month  in    Selkirk
Hall.      Visiting  Woodmen art
cordially  >nvited tu attend
JAMES   -lUNTYRB.,  0.0.
H. W. EDWARDS, Clerk.
The World's Greatest Invention
The New  Edison Phonograph
Recital at Howson's
Every Afternoon
—All   Invited—
Diamond Point Needle.  Unbreakable Records
HoWSOn Sr Co.    ::   Sole Local Agency
0O YOUa FUR UI'MNESS DIKKrT with me lar|e«t hSMS In Ihe WorW
dealing eiclosivci; In »_FK1( »N BAW ll MS
Set "More Money" for your FURS
n rrllnhle—reeip. :. ilt.tr- -,.ife—I'ur llree.se Willi an unblemished rep-
tit. i in,; i .-xiHting (or "more thun n quarter .fm-crt.:* ' u lonir »u-•
c<Mafui racofl ■•( ■•«•-•.,Iiiik rOf Sliinpemt'r. mpt—SA 1 l>I-"Ai TORy
AND PROP1TABLB rnurna. Writ.- I.r Oh« »l»lxri »t»pnn.
thaOt_y reliable, accurate market re-.n.rt ar.il prke li—t publuhcJ.
Weill, for It-NetMV-ll'a PUB
A. B. SHUBERT. Inc. V^Z?!*®^.^
Within the next few weeks several
hundred cheese factories will I •■ open
m>_, hundreds of farmers will ler preparing to milk thousands ol treshly
calved cow.s. Logically this I'.■•-•inn
ing of a new season is tin- tlmi >
commence keeping records of prodi:>
tion of the cows separately. Just
a knowledge of the total yield of
j milk from thc whole h.rd may ^i ,'e
the owner an idea of the avert. ;e
yield per oow, hut that duo not
give quite enough Information. There
may be a thousand pounds of milk
difference m the total yield ol two
cow lor the season, which would he
unnotlceable In the small difference iri
the appearance ol their two milk
palla dally. nften the difference is
far more than a thousand pounds,
yet all cows m-e lumped together,
good, poor and medium, all alike,
when taking merely an averagi
Since keeping  records of individual
production  many  a  dairyman  has in'
creas.'d the average of his herd     hy
fifteen  hundred,      and   two  thousand
pounds of milk  or more,    because he
has been able to detect the poor, unprofitable cows  that masquerade   us
teal dairy cows.    On application    to
the Dairy     Division, Ottawa,     milk
record  forms  and   instructions     nre
supplied  free.    Write today,  and    begin  the new season right, with     the
object of keeping none but profitable
COURT    MT.  DEGDIE    NO. 34G1
OP 1. 0. F.
Meets in St. Francis Lodge Room
every Second and Fourth Monday
In Month. Vi-itin^ Brethern aro
uordially  welcomed.
li. G. OARNBR. 0. R.
G.  W.    CARTWRIGHT,    Rec.-Sec.
Meets every first and ili.rd Tuesday
in St. Fran.is Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.
A.   R.  Grint, Die.
H. L. Haug, Sec.
SELKIRK      LODGE  12,   1.  O.  0.  T.
Meets nvery ThurHilay svenlnj Id
Selkirk Hall at S o'clock. Vtaltlng
hr«thmii  enrdially  Invited.
Meets every    Wednesday
evening at 8k.   Visiting
brothers cordially invited
There is no end to thc worrieB ol
the pure foodiats. They are now con
cerninc themselves about whnt effect
the importation of the Oriental egg j
will have on thc Occidental stomach.
The assimilative capacity of this
great western country is almost incalculable, nnd a few cases of Aslat-
ic eggs nre not likely to destroy the
.digestive balance of power.
Dealer in   SILK GOODS and   8ANCY
THINGS,    l'rettiest Designs.
DRESSMAKING.   Pit Guaranteed
Iliitt.nis for ladies'  cost nines made in
any material to suit special orders.
We are clearing out our stock of Dishes
at prices never before offered to the public of
Revelstoke. We find we must reduce our
stock in this department before Feb. ist. and
are offering these goods at greatly reduced
Just a Few Prices lo Convince You
Cups and Saucers.   Reg. $3.00. Doz. Sa'e Pr"cr> 81.95
8 Inch Dinner Plates   "     3.00     "       " 1._»5
6 Inch TeaPlates       "      2.50     "       " 1.50
5 Inch Side'Plates     "      2.25     "      - 1.25
Covered Vegetable Dishes 2.00     "      " 1.10
Come in and See the Different Stock Patterns on Display
Revelstoke Hardware Company, Ltd.
Airents for GURNEY'S CHANCELLOR Rarges.
!__:tl-" _..-.     '. *Z _...
who wants ihe lust groceries, but
feels as if she could nut afford l..
purchase them. I: that is your case
come here and end your grocery
troubles, You can buy the best and
most appetizing groceries here at
the same prices you ure tunc paying
for supplies, Don't take our word
for it. Make us prove it in a tri.i!
Phone 41
Box 734
By sending to your friends   those Phot
you have been promising them for n onths.    I
styles are up to the minute and the price is ri|
IRIEIJD   &  _3_A_E,Ti
Armstrong & Cc
Penetang Shoe Packs. Pack Sacks, I-
Straps, Rubber Shoes, Horse Covert'. K
Gloves, Trunks. Valises, Hand Bays. Etc.
Boot, Shoes    Harness-.ep&iti:
The New Steam Laundr
The New Kevelstoke Steam
laundry is in operation in their
New    Fire    Proof    Premises.
In  Tin:   McCarty   hi.ock
Everybody Knows the Value
of a Combination Safe .   .   .
But there   are   Itill   i   feu   people   trho
know wii.it a sate combination  Bell'i Rretad
ami  New Zealand Butter make	
P. O.  Box 208
Phono No. 23
, r
$100 Blue Enamelled Ve-$100
Absolutely FREE
The bun il s ii in e st
range iu the world
—all the lliu-s are
enatnelled  as   well
as the outside.
('. liar a n t e i- cl
ever} particular.
Anyone can enter
this competition.
Coupons given witb
ever y purchase,
March 1, 1914
July   1,    1914
A    short,
Oct int i this game.
cy4.sk for Coupons and Watch
Bargain Table Always Showing Special Sale Gcods
Zbe flDaiMberalo
Jntertoc flMiblisbina Company)
RALPH  G.   SORUTON,  Editor.
Available for Settlers
Hon. W.R. Ross, Minister ol Lands
bus announced thut u number ol
tracts ot logged-oll lands available
for agriculture in East Kootenuy will
be opened for pre-emption on May 1.
They nre in Cranbrook and Fertile
divisions, and will be apened at the
oflices of the government agents in
the respective districts. The lands
are on expired timber licenses which
Legal advertising of any form, also come under reserve automatically.
iJovernment and Municipal Notices 12 When the timber is logged and being
Local Reading Notices and Business
locals 10 cents per line each insertion.
Minimum local ad charge 25 cents.
Display  advertisements 25 cents per
inch each insertion, single column.
Fire Insurance placed In the most reliable companies.    Prompt
settlement of all claims.
Call and see us  about Accident or  Life Insurance.    Do not
delay.    We are at your service.
Money to loan on first mortgages. i\
J. D. Sibbald, Pres, J. D. Sibbald, Jr., Seo.-Treas,
cent* per line first insertion and 8
cenis per line subsequent insertions,
allowing 10 lines to the ineh.
Applications for Liquor Licenses $5.
Applications for Transfer of liquor
Licenses $7.50.
So far the government members of
Questions in the
Dominion House
WEDNESDAY,  MARCH  11,   1914.
found suitable for agriculture     they
are being opened to settlement.
The districts  in  which  the  greater
portion   ol the  lots  lie are  well  sup
plied with     transportation facilities, | new constituencies,
both railroads and highways and
markets are iri close proximity. The
lots iii the Oranbrook district are in
the vicinity of several railways and
good roads arc found in the district,
'ihe  Crow's  Xest.  Pass branch of the
Questions nsked at tbe opening of
the Redistribution Committee have the House at Ottawa brought the
submitted maps of thc lour Western usual miscellaneous Information. Hou
provinces with proposals Ior the; re- L.P. Pelletier told Mr. F.F. Pardee,
arrangement caused hy addition      oi   that the Post-otlicc Department was
considering paying higher wages     to
it is understood that the Manitoba   letter carriers and  rural  couriers on
map has proven acceptable    to     thu  account of  the  introduction  of     the
Liberal  members of     the committee,   parcel post,
and  little  objection  is  taken  to thc       Mr.   B.    M.   Macdonald,   of   Pictou
proposed  division  of  Alberta, Saskat asked  In regard  to the reported   np-
The recommendations of the Inter-  'ihe Crow's Nest  Pass branch of tbo I Chowan and  British Columbia.       The plication for a loan by thc Canadian
national Convention on the safety of  Canadian  Pacific Railway, which lea-   nut  meeting  of  the  committee   will Northern   Railway,   nnd was  told    by
life at sea should go far towards les  vtK t,le main line at     Medicine Hut    probably      see an agreement reached the   Prime  Minister  that if "any  an-
sening the risks ol sea travel.      The  :,lul  runs by  way of     Fernie,  Crnn -   on   the  redistribution  of    the     four nouncement  should   become  necessary
Kootenay [ Western provinces. it will be made in due course."
importance of the question cannot be  brook,   Nelson    and     the
over-estimated in these days when *akes to meet the main line again
everyone is a traveller, und if em- "*- Revelstoke, has u branch running
phaslsing of its importance were need flom Oranbrook through Mnrysville
ed the recalling of recent disusters at to Kimberley, where the North Star
sea     would amply serve the purpose.  "lui  Sullivan mines arc located,  this
1 ranch passing through some of   the
lots.   The Kootenay Central Railway
which also traverses some of the lots   *'on
being  built to  connect  tbe      main      '
It Is proposed that the findings of
the conference shall have effect from
July 1, I'-'l-i for at least live years. A
glance at some of the main provisions illustrates the comprehensive nature of the recommendations. One
arranges for the destruction of dercl-
IctS in the North Atlantic;     another   v'llu'-' "f tllc
institutes an  ice patrol, to be man -       ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^
aged by the United States.   All ships  International  Boundary from the On-
carrying  fifty   or  more  persons  must   '"'(1 s,'lt,>s ;lt  Gateway, continues to
I ave wireless     installations
master ..f a Bhip who receives a   call
fi r assistance is bound to proceed to •
the aid of the persons in distress. It
While the Ontario map bus not been Hon.  W.B.  Nantel then introduced
submitted   it is understood to be rea- his bill  to amend  the Weights     and
dy and will be brought down as soon Measures Act,  which  adopts    for use
as an agreement is reached on     the In  Canada  the standards already   in
four Western provinces.   Ab far       as force under the  International   Bureau
possible county  boundaries have been of Weights and  Measures.    This   will
observed   in   making  this  redistribu - mean   thnt  accurate  metric  measurements     may  be obtained in Canada,
lg   Dtiilt to connect  the      main      n is announced  that an  agreement whereas fonnerly  it was necessary to
line of the Canadian Pacific Railway   haB  practically  been  reached  regard- go to Paris for them.
at Golden with the Crow's Nest Pass  inS Nova  Scotia.      Antigonish     and The presence .if the heads     ol    the
I ranch, its right-of-wav following the  Guysboro may be united and another Canadian Northern Railway here still
Kootenay.    The lireut   constituency   on   the   mainland   wiped Keeps the   lobbies   guessing.   The
Northern  Railway,  which crosses the   out-    Richmond is likely to be united cent statement  of the
witb  South  Ciipe Briton and the new
constituency given two members,
The  committee  will  have  to  decide
whether  Prince Edward  Island is    to
have three or (our members.   If it is
ice,nt'y   the  development    of   1 ossi,)lc to leave the island with its
the coal   mini's
is also  close   t.
at Fernie and Michel,
some of the    groups
is also agreed  that at no moment of   Lne timber  resources which  still    nre  I)lesent  representation, it  is believed
its voyage may a ship have on board ver* "' ''■ occupied attention to tbe
i, total number of persons greater exclusion ot agricultural pursuits in
than that for whom accommodation Uus Part "f the Pr"vince. and farms
is provided in tbe life-boats and the have not been sufficiently developed
pontoon hi. rafts on board, In addi- "' reach thelr maximum of product!
tion, a life-jacket, or other appliance Vl'm'ss; but Lt bas been satisfactorily
ol equal buoyancy, capable of being demonstrated that the ordinary field
1 fitted to the body, is to be carried
f, r every person on board, and also
B  BUfficlenl   number  suitable for chil-
i  dren,   Vessels    must    have  tire-proof
a  bulkheads   nnd a     continuous patrol
^   pystera,  s..  thai   any outbreak of  fire
P   ■   .v  be  promptly detected.   Tbe con-
the  committee  will  recommend    that
this   be  done.
The Quebec members of the Pedis -
tributlon committee Hon. L.P. Pelletier and Hon. Dr.  Belaud
Flnance Minister, as published  in The Maill     nnd
Bmpire, cleared the air in so far as a
loan proposal  was concerned.      Tho
Canadian Northern officials, in discussing the needs of the road here did
not make any request for n specific
form of aid.
Their request now, it is understood
is tor a bond guarantee up to such an
amount us will emable them to obtain  the funds necessary for the com-
(.■ bs,   grains,   vegetables,  and  fruits ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
cf the best quality can be grown. The   stitucr.cies  caused  hy  the  disappear -
lave had pletion ol their trans-continental sys-
a  number of informal conferences and tun.    Just  how   this  request  will    bo
have  reached  an     agreement  on  the regarded  by   the
boundaries of many ofthe new con- be  stated  with
parties to tbe' convention
Great Britain,   Canada,   Qer-
'   -' ■ la    ' inclu ling   Hungary i,
Denmark    Spain,  the l'nited
Hamilton Bros, and F.H. Worthing
ion have good orchards at Oranbrook. The clearing of the land has
given a stimulus to agriculture, and
■s the logger' have removed the timber-crop there has been a demand for
the logged-over lands.   The timber li-!
cences, wine', automatically come un-  encountered In securing a redistribu-
,1m- reserve as tbe license lapse, were  tion agreeable to all par
government  cannot
certainty, but there
are evidences    of     apparently    instir
mountable      objections to any  other
form   of aid.    In   the event of there
being a further guarantee of bonds,
thu question  of     security  will  arise
nnd a   great   deal   depends  upon       a
From  the  progress made  it   is  not   satisfactory  showing   by  the      rom
ance of some to incense the repre ■
sentation of Montreal. Montreal and
Montreal Island will have 1- instead
of 13 constituencies, as was at lirst
'"""  ~ is
believed   that   much  difficulty  will  be   i any in this respect.
.   France.   Australia.   New   Zea-   accordlnSly  surveyed  and  subdivided,
land,  Italy, Norway, the Netherlands '""'  are """   h"ins opened to     pre-
in.l Swi li ■ emptors.
  The group
ubdi visions
%■%%»-►•% % % % % ^ % ". *. ■%. %/%. •%. -a -. -4
i2:p Cigarettes M
t Italians, held up
Royal   Bank at
.     this ..lie two o!
• ier lorc-
. |
then  made
I  Abbot '     '
An < •       .   	
■    ■
• 'he loss
■   .   .... pr thai
a I
tl   .-1
.... ,
•"ashlers are  instruct!.I   oi
-   fl
manded I    I
nearest Cranbrook are I
Of  former  timber   licen-
■ses on the south of St. Mary's river,
the nearest of the lots to Cranbrook I
>■>•■"■: not more than three miles from j
thai  city,   They reach to St.  Mary's
^^^^ The      Cranbrook Kimberley
the  branch  railroad  runs through    some
tal    not   "! the lots, and the government wag-
road    between     Cranbrook, perry
:  Creek and Marysvllle    also extends
through the group.   The greater por-
n ic   between Joseph creek     and
'''"'   ' reek, a  group of eight lying
» ere not effective. The incregse m the  ":,st    from     the former, reaching to
By Fire Brigade No. 2
"Bonis" which every citizen would
do well to remember and ilui- s_ve loss
to themselves andoipense to the .ity.
.  ■
within b if a mile of St. Mary's river The land bas been logged off and
■urveyed Into blocks ranging in extent f: cres,
.   miles     north
west of the group south of St.Marys
BON'T pile kindling wood between th
back ol ibe stow and the wall, you
will have a fire someday il    you
LON'T have your heating stove silting
too dose to Ihe wall, you will
out  someday and  leave ihe .Iratis
on an 1  when you come hack   your
house will be on  Hie.
Strong endorsatlon Is given editorially by "Canada" that well known
Anglo-Canadian weekly published in
London, to the legislation passed at
the recent session in Victoria, ".gurd
mg government supervision of municipal  loans.   It m,v»:
"The cable from Sir Richard     McBride,  the Premier of British  Columbia, regarding the control of borrowing  by   the cities  and   municipalitlM
6°   of the province,  shows
that thc
DON'T leave a heating stove alone
with drafts open more than 1 minute al a time ii is as treacherous as
a wild beast.
mother block i f lots on the
;' of the Cranbrook Kimberley rail ID0NT have tne Wal1 P*I>er come
cigarette? >ad    Theae    lots, subdivisions      of
\fter dealing with  l tlmbei  licenses    which bave
-  -
r thi
ted ofl, He to the northwest
f  Mai '   tb" Junction      ol
'•!    . . llVer.
••   ferry   I ireek,      runs
• '        [roup, nnd
•fanu to the atove pipe hole in the
chimney cut it back two inches and
spend 26c. for n lin collar anl you
maybe hundreds ol .loilar- ahead.
DON'T leave an oil stove burning nl-
mi" but a few minutes. Tbe Brig -
ado hav•• |
by • iin-li -siie-s with these heaters.
< ■•: on  some   DON'T forgel to look ai  ihe brick chi
lots   -              Id  i.e converted
' Is alio
Ot               ,'    . mile  and
fl- in    Kiln iei ll
i mines
About   three oi       four
i'   rl     tcele     three
mbdlvlded on  I
fi   •■   Waldo
mnn I Rail
-   Bonn lary al     Oati ,.,„.,.t
vault to  dolor  the  day's  buelnesi '""' '"'  declining to take pm' • i,  of  the I .
way "f the i: , ,tenay Val-
i"e t., r.hlir< h   m" '
It is   blgblj
thai tb. t • ' i
■   thll   morning.
In fact, I   was  ll !    -■ . 1   b)   M
le be could ool      at
the  time  give  the  I       t total       he
ed it at about 11600." B
According to tbe story told by Tel-1   Ths srratli  groin* who has   made
• r Johnston,  Rv« men, all ol them nppllcal , patent   »hlp socket
.lark and    swarthy   m   appearance,  foi Automobiles probablj fanclM that
v dressed and heavily armed .   II has something to do irltt control
fished   into the  bank at  about    10:30 the bone power.
•■   , state thai Benator
I ..f iintinh Columbia is likely t'. be the sin ' Sir Oeorge
Hums   ao  lender  <.f   the   OppOtltlOfl     In
ti,.  Dominion smut*
ittei  "i  |               ,., ley, and on the west. Hide of the Ko
which h" proposed, r river, I    ■,-,:.,,, .,, f,,rly tW(i
N     ''     ' '    l,|l'"'l'            In                                              |el     e_0rM
•'    Of   1'.   members   I i : .Ih,
Ihe evil .md to report    on the tp  The bulk ol tbe lots in tbe Fernik
tion of further notion wn»  innnnnced ''""■'>  R* irdlng Histrirt. f,,r    which
i.v Premier Borden o, the course     ,f ipplteatlon mnsl  be mnd« al  tha of-
bl    reply    He  accompanied  this   in i'"'1' ol the government   igcnt at Per-
men!  by n mol                        a nl«   are on loggod ofl timber   limits
provl.e fei  the machlnerj  (oi    pui south ol the Kik River, oast ol the
ting it int., effect, Kootenay River, and east fi-,,m Dorr.
government of Canada's
west must province is fully alive to
the need for legislation In this re-
spect. The attitude adopted by tbe
B.C. government is in the highest do
grec commendable, for nothing has
done more to damage Canada in tho
i \i s ul financiers in thin country than
the indiscriminate way in wliichsmajl
municipalities have endeavored to fin
ance their requirements in this market.
"For months pasl it bas been a r.e-
proach to the Dominion that runners
.-_«   n„o-ri   have been hawking offers and options
it ,,iit. manv lire* caused " '
on  bond  issues here, and it  will be remembered   that 'Canada'  has consistently advocated the Imperative necessity of some such  control as      that
recently initiated by the Province of
.Saskatchewan.    No doubt    the needs
of many of these small municipalities
aro legitimate enough, even If a littlo
iii  advance of  their present requirements,  but it  was certainly  tnnethnt
they  were, brought   under the subjection of the respective provincial gepv-
ernments,   No doubt when he was re-
i.iitly   in  this country,   Sir  Richard
McBride discovered  bow  urgent   waa
the  need Ior legislation, and he and
Ins colleagues nre to he complimented   upon  thc promptness with which
they have     taken  steps to- supervise
the issue ol loans and  debentures by
British   Columbia  cities and  district
municipalities.     The result can    but
redound to the already high credit ot
British Columbia."
mney where II goes through the gar
ii .ne]   roof.   Sometimes there     is
..  ie il, which will eventually cause
DON'T forget  to have ihe stove pipes
ami  chimneys cleaned   when     you
know   th y aie  dirty.
DON'T forget  in have a little Insuran.
co;   this    i    useful if  you      "hould
neglect any of the above.
There   in      also a  lot  nn      Spurwood
!!idge near Bparwood.
\   pamphlet   has been   issmi)  by  the
Departmrot of Lands giving Informs
tion  regarding the various tracts.
A sporting editor has been asked
ti define the difference between a ski
jumper and  an  aviator. WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 11,  1914.
House Furnishings
Freshen   up  some  of  your  rooms this  House Cleaning  Season.   Spring  is  here,   and   the   bright,  sunny
days show up the poor old Wall Paper that has given
you good service.   The pattern and designs are particularly nice and attractive this time.   Come in and look
them over          FROM 1 ^r- TO <r_1 OO
New Goods
New Coats for Ladies
New Coats for Children
New Dresses for All Sizes
New Waists and Blouses
New Skirts and Petticoats
New Rain Coats
New Umbrellas
New Sweater Coats
Put down a good quality of "Old   Country" Linoleum
and your floor troubles are ended for many years.   A
full showing of all the best quantities are here for you.
We can give you a price laid on your floor that will beat
any quotations you can get elsewhere or sell it to you
cheaper still if you lay it yourself.
Bungalow Nets, Fish Nets, and Scrims for Curtains are
more popular this Spring.   We have plunged on them
and know we will be able to supply your wants.
New Cretonnes, 23? - 10c to $1.00
Mens Furnishings  and  Shoe  Department
Classic Shoes
for Children
Tin' most satisfying shoes for Children yet shown
on   the Canadian market, combining beauty of
shape and leathers with the hard wearing qualities
which bave made then: famous,    With the Clussic
the child is satisfied with its appearance and the
parents are more  than  satisfied  with  the  wear
tall and he   convinced   that   you   can't  atforil   to
buy others.
Children's Pumps
In both  the  plain  and Colonial  patterns.    They
come in patent, gunmetal and tans.     Sizes 2i  to
Children's Button Boots
In black or chocolate, gunmetal and patent.   High
Napoleon cuts with brown or red tops and patent
vamps.   Sizes 2j to 7J.
White Buck Shoes
Either in pumps or button boots, in all sizes, from
2 1-2 to 10 12.
Misses' Pumps
McKay sewn.      They ctine in patent, white buck,
gun-metal and tan calf.    Put up to stand the wear.
Misses' Boots
Patent, tan calf and gun-metal,  in  either  button
or lace.    Neat, nobby lasts and hard wearers.
Shoes for Growing Girls
(i Midyear welts,  new neat lasts, low heels,   sty.
lish and hard wearing.    Sizes 2 1-2 to .1 1-2.   They
come in button or lace  boots of patent  leather,
tan   calf   and   gunmetal: pumps of  patent,   tan.
gunmetal and white buck.
A Showy Display of
Just received from the Old Country
manufacturer   a   large   shipment   of
Christy's soft and stiff hats.    All the
new blocks and latest colorings.    This
is to be a Soft Hat Season and we
are   prepared   for  it.     Greys and
Browns predominate in colors, but we
have a full stock of staple and fancy
blacks.    Any Christy Hat we sell we
positively guarantee.
Prices,   - $3 to $5.00
W. G. & R.   SHIRTS
The new Spring models just to hand.     Soft
cuffs and detachable  soft collars.   All the
fancy and plain  fabrics which the season
demands we are showing.    Special attention
has been given to hair lines and non-fading
Prices, $1.25 to $3.00
Friday, March 13, is Salmon Day in B.C.
This will interest everybody. How the Salmon
we sell are caught and how it is handled
in the Canneries.
HOW CAUGHT —In British Columbia salmon lor canning purposes are caught or taken in seines, fill nets,
traps, or by troll fishermen. They first are delivered to
certain pointB or buying stations adjacent to tbe fishing
banks, and from there taken to the canneries by last
power boats. Here the heads, fins, tails, scales and entrails  are moved by machinery.
After'being thoroughly cleaned, washed and scrubbed,
tho salmon paBses through gang knives and is cut into
proper sized pieces for the can, and then fed into the filling machines which automatically fill the cans, or the fish
is tnken by hnnd flllois,  who carefully All each Can.
The empty cans being fed to thc fillers by conveyors,
which carry the cans in a continuous line from the salt
table. The contents nf each can is one pound of fresh
salmon and one-quarter ounce of refined salt (one hnlf-
pound cans, eight ounces of salmon and a proportionate
quantity of salt). No other Ingredients whatever being us
ed. After being filled I lie cans are inspected or passed
through   an   automatic  weighing  machine,  then  run    thru'
the can washing machines and then through the topping
and the soldering machines. The cans are then placed in
cooler trays, ond a Vent which has been left in the top,
soldered, after which they are submerged in hot water to
test for leaks, and cans showing air bubbles arc immedi -
ately removed and re-soldered while still hot. The cooler tray of cans iB then placed in a retort nnd steam cooked from 40 to 60 minutes, under a stenm pressure of ten
to twelve pounds, with n temperature of about 250 degrccB
P.H. After this cooking the trays are removed and a
small hole or vent is made in thc top of each can, to allow thc surplus steam, gas and water to escape, this
second vent hole is soldered while the can is still hot,
therefore all salmon prepared under this process, hnving
two soldered vent holes in the top of can. Under what
is known as the soldcrless or Sanitary enn, which is fust
taking the place of the oil style cans, tbe second venting
is not necessary, therefore no soldered vent hole appears
on the top of such cans. The salmon is thin given a
second cooking in the retorts, at a temperature of from
-40 to 200 degrees F.H., which softens the bones and completes the sterilization ol the fish bo that as a food product it is absolutely pure and hygienic.
Salmon is usually Canned in three Bizes or styles ol
packages:—One pound tails, one pound flats and one hnlf
pound flats, however, the shape of the can does not signify  any  particular guide or quality of salmon.
Some facts about grades:— The principal grades packed in British Columbia are:—
SOCKEYE—This  is the highest  grade of    salmon  packed.
It is a deep red Salmon rich in oil nnd is parked right
Up  the roast   at  Suitable    locations  fr.ti.      the    Kiaser
Hiver to the Naas River.    The   quality   fariM   slightly
with    tbe  locality—Fraser and  SIU I lie best be
ing considered   as equal.
RBDSPRINQ - This salmon, although red. is not  .uiitc as
deep in color as the lockeye and the ..il is not as rich.
The salmon is, however,  of a very fine flavor.
i'OHOK-This  salmon is  of a   medium  red   color  and      although not very rich in oil,  it  is a firm and good  fish.
PINK    This  salmon  is  pink   in color as Indicated  by    the
name  but is of very good  flavor and  stands well  as a
good  lish  having  a large percentage of food  value.
CHUM—This  iB  the  lowest  grade  of salmon   packed,    and
is  almost  white   in color.
Canned Salmon is usually rated ln the order given
above and one should use their own discretion in select -
ing the particular gr."le desired, as the main difference is
in the color und Savor and amount of fat or oil contained  in the fish.
Nabob Salmon is the finest grade of Sockeye
5 tins for $1.00 or 2 Half lb. tins for 25c.
Western Salmon is the Cohoe. and will also be
a Special for Two Tins for 25c
B-lfflD'___.___ I r
WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 11,   l'Jl4f'.
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Wm. BOYD, Prop., Halcyon, Arrow Lakes.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms Single, en suite
and with Bath    .
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Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Tbe Legislature went strongly on
record to the effect that the senatorial representation of the province
should be increased to six members,
and placed on a par with the other
Western provinces of the Dominion.
The resolution was presented to the
House by Sir Richard McBride, who
spoke on the subject for a few minutes before the question, was put.
Mr. Parker Williams suggested an
amendment to the effect that labor
ought to be considered in regard to
the selection of at least one of the
new members of the Canadian Upper
In speaking to the resolution the
I remier referred to what is being
done at Ottawa in regard to the uues
tion. lie said he regarded the pres-
I out a good time in which to make
their sentiments known on the sub-
j.'i t
"While British Columbia may hold
strong views on the subject ol senatorial reform, said the Premier, "until such time as the Canadian Parliament and people decided on specific
actio,i in that direction we would be,
under our constitution, obliged to
| have our affairs controlled to some
extent by the second chamber. While
in the general mind there is far from
that importance attached to the actions of the Senate that the name of
the Institution would Imply, yet, at
the same time, and so long as that
bo.lv is in existence and possesses a
certain power, there is no question
that many, if not all, uf its actions,
bavin-,, as it were, the final touch
. ii Federal legislation, deserve to
have what participation it. is possible
the Province of British Columbia
may take,"
1 OPULATION  525,000.
New  Westminster,  B.C.,
March 6th, 1914.
To the Editor Mail-Herald:—
Dear Sir,—The Canadian Amateur
Lacrosse Association which was or -
ganized in 1'JI2 for the purpose of
increasing the interest in 1 acrosse
strictly along amateur lines, has
started a campaign to place Cana -
du's National Game where it properly belongs—the National and Lead -
ing game of Canada in reality
stead of  in  name only, and
V ictoria—Total amount of bright
sunshine 7 hours and 24 minutes,ruin
1.15 inch, highest tempcruture 5H on
3rd, lowest 41 on '_6th.
Vancouver—Total amount of bright
sunshine 11 hours and ot minutes,
rain 1,09 incn, highest tempcruture 53
on 3rd, lowest Xi ou 25th.
Nanaimo—Total amount of bright
sunshine 17 Iioui-b and 30 minutes,
rain 1.711 inch, highest tempcraturo
54.5 on 3rd, lowest 34 on 25th.
New Westminster—Ruin 1.91 inch,
highest temperature 52 on 27th, low-
for garden and farm ore bos I
for JVC, soil Set»c Catalogue fox
solid guarantee of puiiety
and germination
Send now for Copy free
Sutton SSens.Ths Kind's Soodmon
Raa-in^ il. ri/l 1 .?, n cl
A.J. w oodward
Victoria      eii       Vancouvor
615 ForC  SI-. 6«.7 Grorwille SI-.
   ,, 1 write
to ask you to lend us your personal  tB' ™ on ^5tu>
valuable  assistance,  and  ulso     your      Kamloops—Rain .OJ
support through the medium  of your
paper  in  assisting us in  our     good
We wish to establish school lac -
rasse leagues ub well as Industrial
leagues in every town where the population is large enough to justify the
two, and where it is not we wish to
have lacrosse played in the schools.
Will you be good enough tu write me
as to what prospects would bo for the
successful launching of our scheme in
your town, and at the same time be
good enough to send me tho names
of say six of your must enthusiatic
men who huve In the past been goud
followers of the game,  or the  iiameB
inch,      highest
on 3rd,  lowest 2l> on
15.40      inches,
0  on  26th, low-
highest temperature
est 12 on 2nd.
Prince Rupert—Rain G.0'2 inches,
highest temperature ll on -sth, 1st
and 2nd lowest 31 on '?lth.
Al,in—Snow 2.20 inches, highest
temperature 31 ou 25th, lowest zero
on   Ist and 2nd.
Dawson—Snow (1,00 inches, higheBt
temperature 16 on 2nd and 3rd, lowest II below zero on -7th and '.Nth,
"Twelve Stories of Solid Comfort
nnd stores on both sides. BuiltMnfE
abolutely fireproof—concrete, steol
nml marble*
Wlth Baths—S2 pet day cp
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
of any gentlemen who are likely to
become interested in the game in tho
future, to whom you would recommend my writing with the object of
having them assist us in our movement.
Our association lias arranged   with
Mr.. Joe I,ally, lacrosse manufacturer
of  Cornwall,  to  supply   us  with  lac-
rosse sticks at less than one half the
irdinnry  price paid for  lacrosses and
besides granting us the above   con-
ii :,  hi' has agreed  t.>  present   to
town throughout Canada where
a sufficient number of teams can   be
organized,      twelve really      beautiful
time of Confederation,  when  it boast  ROM  medals for competition.
VIr    Lnlly   intends  visiting   British
Columbia   this  month  f .r  the     sole
The Premier then traced the development of the province from the re-
I'l.s station  point  of   view  from the
Agents for Calgary Beer
Rates Tl.OO a Day'and Up
Furnished 1   >oms by the Day. Week or Month
Bis     members and thre<  senators.
pointed out  that the  province
was   growing at a greater rate than
anj   ■ '  ' he nth i   pro. inces, and that
Its  present   population,  which is    es-
at   ii25, I,   indicated  clearly
that  ;t wi i  .'nt Itled to a highi I
sure   if senatorial representation.
  I e   amendmei
the Leai       .ft he   ippi sit ion, the Pre
Phcne  lo29   mi ei Mr.  Williams  that      in
of thi    ■ ! na1
rl    il I care
I :;.' UU
purpose of organizing school lacrosse
s,  and if a league can be formed  in your town, I  will  be pleased to
h        i Im  visit  you, so that   you  can
nrrunge   with   him   to  have a     talk
wh h i he boys in  pour ;;. hools     and
help with 11 rganissation of the lc-
ague.    I   will appreciate  it  very much
i  shoulder to the
and assist us in every possible
way  that lies in your power.
Will   you   oblige  me  by  lett.ii.      me
Mrs. II. •'. Hani
Steam Heated Throughout.      Housekeeping Suites.
have your reply n.1 an earlj  date, so
overlooked, but he thought it would that  '     '"W communication  further
th you and gel Into touch with the
.   indertake  to bo]
Conic; Vie ,v
and Douglas Streets.I
Jack Laughton. Proprietor
First Street. Revelstoke. B. C.
Good Accommodation.       Reasonable Rates.
Cafe in Connection
-   -     :ea ing
gi ntlemen  whose names  you  will    be
irood enough to     send me,  to enable
ii    nge with Mr.  I.ally      to
visit  you  and show you   what can be
In the way of establishing lac
rosse in your town.
king you  in anticipation of   a
ib1 Idei   tion ot th   above,
bi lieve  rue,
Sincerely yours,
\ ice President.
8.C. Wil! Suppor
Irrigation Coif
Central HotH
Abrahamsur.  Bros.} |
Firs' in all
All Modern
' onvenienci •
Special Weekly Elates
• 'fi*M\
suitably furnished with the choicest the
markft affords. Best Wines, Liquors and
Cigars.    Rates $1 a flay.    Monthly rates.
j.  ____j_._3_3_j_^t    stoiste prop-
UNION   Hotel
a. P. UBVBSQUB, Proprietor
ol tha
•   10  ri
and di
t i a.   ii,.-m
i   the      D .iiiiilir
,.i    The  lettei   t
Do it hobm I and   -
aversion   to    registering of   births,
ot  deaths,     to     i.Mowing
t.h.-ir children  to   ittend    i hi ol    and
ie, doing mllltat.
. ShiJohUl
The   family   remedy   for   Cutis he   end Colde,
| "8hlluh colts  eo   litUe   end doca   to much1"
o    Commissioner .Miller re-
[rom lion.  W.R.Ross,
ii   lii ii isb Colum-
i the B.O, govern
ide  the  sum   of   (2,500
ard the
congress to
■ ■    September,
reek*     ago
Mill. ■     !  . he Brit Lsb Co
the  view nl
to  vote a
i. ei to tbe .ii v [arm-
in    Lethbrldge  iw..
'liiio  will   be done,      as
ettei   Indicates.
OVCI lillll'llt
terstood     Iso place     s
..I  ..f B.O.
•   > he  Inl il  Land and
\;,j,|.- ibi >■,  to be I.' lei  in conjunct -
11. tbe ii i Igal Ion congi i-hh. liri-
it  to undertake
live campalu . t.. introdnee
■ a in ii, .1  [a ovlnce      Into
•kntchewnn,  and    the
exhibit  In     Oalgnrj  nexl    eptember
fill  probably be the i >i nner     of
many   large  imIiiI.uk  of   B.O    fiiot   to
11 lee ol the pra-
n i.e  (feet,
The i-'ioh contribution from ths pro
in..'   of   f 11 if ihIi   Columbia   makes    n
total of tre'.'iKi positively guaranteed f..r tha International irrigation
congress, The Uberta cabinet, at a
meeting to be held today, will prob-
alily deei'le the amount, of the Alberta province contribution, which,
It Is believed, Will be a nubetantial
Ayer's Sarsaparilla
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'OF  1
S| eeiully  conducted,
.ntt-nts of ilouses Bought.
Ranchers, Farmers, Sc,
fhe Kevelstoke Nurseries
Come and look nl our Triangle Sad
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mnttir inTmil.e irlllbillld loll up, }^ n lio^.or
two for $b. It ilrnif RtnreM, Of ' :•■ rnnll i n r*..elt t
ntpri.e. Till Bcoii..1.. I'M . C ,. It. '',itli»rlnn,
Complete Roncliiny Outfit
so promptly Rild perlcctlj na >'ii art
at this restaurant. And the her vice is
only a [bretMte ol
li is s.iiil that the way i.> » man'i
In-art ii through ins stomach. Urine
sure to reach yours it yon 11 drop in
ami try our bill of lue. II perfect victuals, perfectly cook<ed and perfectly
served, will ^niii your friendship, we
ate alisoluti lv sure ol yours
A. (I. Tiiiakiwon Manager,
It will pay you to
make a call at
F.   B.   WELLS,
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town,    -   Revelstoke, B. C
before buying yonr outfit of working clothe*
for the Li.iii. I make a
■pecialty of Logging
Shoe*, Pants, Sox, Shirts
Blankets and everything
re juireril in yonr business.. WEDNESDAY,  MARCH  11,   1914.
Resources of Our Inland Empire.—Revelstoke Geographical Centre of Southern British Columbia. Hub of
Timber Belt.—Mineral Zone.—Agricultural Lands.—
Vast Water Powers. -Government Lands Now Open
Provide Homesteads for 30,000 Prosperous Agriculturists.-  Scenic Attractions. - Industrial Possibilities.
The inhabitants of British Columbia
are otten accused by those ignorant of
the vast resource!! of Canada's premier
province, of being biased in their forecasts of the future wealth and population of the province, and especially in
regard to that section known as THE
There arc even people dn the Coast
cities, who, whilst only too willing to
admit the ilesiiny of their own centers are still incapable of doing even
bare justice to thnt great Inland Empire, which in the last analysis is the
only justification for ihe existence of
the entrepot business which alone supports the rainswept seaports of the
Pacific Coast of Canada,
The dweller alone: the ocean shore,
whilst boastin.' of his prosperity,
whi.-h depends upon the handling of
traffic destined to be consumed in the
Interior, is foolish indeed to attempt
any other explanation of his own prosperity, Bave and alone that the vast
development of the inside of the continent is the- very creation of the sea
and railway born transferring of com-
mo lilies by vir'ue of which his own
cities are being built.
One of the greatest direct causes of
traffic along our railways running to
the Pacific Coast, is the recent developments in the production of minerals
-throughout tbe Interior of British
Foremost .■imnnj th'~e rank the coal
silver lead, galena, copper and other
mines of ihe district of Kootenay and
the Crows N.st Pa-s whilst the Sim-
ilk mieen ami adjacent territory presently being o < n-1 up by new railway
construction is also commencing to
■swell the output of base and precious
mentals. Vnder the stimulating influence of this mineral output, prosperous mining towns and camps, people 1 with the most capable and highest p.iid body of skilled miners to be
fomil in the Dominion, have sprung
into B.xisten e within the last ten
years. Th'-'e '-enters, are only the
forerunners of the great wealthy cities which -o -oon as suffi.-ient .-apital
is available, will arise as if by magic,
jit the strategetieal point-which will
be thc transportation centers of the
vaat, well-defined, high grade, mineralised regions which are now h>-ing located by prospectors and government
egeologic Burveys, throughout the lode
\ieV< of the Interior of British Columbia.
Another of our infant, but destined
to be gigantic industries, is the
Fruit Growing business, throughout
the -h.ltered fertile valleys of our
Interior. The vast numbers oi people
whose prairie crops of Golden Grain
wave over countless hundreds of miles
of land whereon it is impossible to
grow fruit, possess both the appetite
and the mean- where wi'h 10 satisfy
same; and in the near future tho fruit
eating desire of a population of twenty millions of prosperous citizens of
the ere.it Northwest, will have to be
satisfi.sl by the products of B.O. Interior fruit ranches and orchards.
But fruit growing is anly one of the
varied methods of wresting wealth
from B.C. valley soils. As thc operations of the lumbermen take of! one
valuable crop of produce, they are
succeeded by the mixed farmer, who
tears out the stumps of thc forest-
groWthl, nnd re plants the products
of the market garden and mixed farm
The samo insatiable market which
gapes open for the products of the
orchard, is wailing to swallow up the
produce of the celory and tomntoe
field, the potato row, nnd the cabbage patch. In the same manner ns
the present dny smiling fields nnd pastures of Old Ontario were hewn out of
the wilderness of but throe short generations a'_!Oiio. so shall the fertile valleys ami hillsides ot British Columbia
blos'soin as the rose under the efforts
of a race of pioneers ftnd agriculturists, before whose labors, barltod by
resources of idinos and money, unavailable lo their forefathers of the Empire Loyalists, the terrors of tho western wilds are even now and before
our eyes, being replaced by Iho bounteous p.aee nnd plenty of a highly ciil-
i.. .'.I   laud.
In spits of every advantage of soil
r.nd ellma'e which will bring the ag-
riculturlsti In his lens of th<msnn Is lo
to our fertile valley., Ihere will al-
wiivi remain throughout thi Interior
of  Urili h  Columbia,  large areas     of
timbered land, and which, under the
careful systems of reforestation, and
protection now bedng introduced by
the government, will stand for all
time to come, among the greatest
timber producing areas in the civilized world. There is scarcely a prominent business man of Revelstoke, or
any other interior town, who has not
in the past made large sums of money
and aided the development of the country, by helping in some manner to
get this timber out to the waiting
markets, and in the future as in the
past, ten millions of dollars will
be gained by the wide-awake lumber -
men. workers and dealers of these dis
tricts, through the legitimate exploitation of ths tisiber wealth of our
great province.
Go where you will, you will find no
better located point for the site of u
city than Revelstoke. It is as nearly
as possible in the centre of that great
section oi British Columbia extending
for a length of 350 miles between the
Crow's Nest and B.C. Southern railway .-'ystems to the south and the
routes of the Grand Trunk Pacific
and Canadian Northern railways to
the north.
Prettily situated on tbe Columbia
river where it is crossed by the main
line of the Canadian Pacific railway,
it is also the junction with the main
line of the Arrowhead and Kootenay j
Railway, which connects with the pal-
atial steamers of the C.P.R. on the
Arrow Lakes, and with the B.C. Sou-,
i hern, Columbia and Western, Crow's
Nest Pass an 1 Great Northern Railway systems to the south.
As the construction of    the    Granl
Trunk  Pacific and  Canadian Northern
railways   to   the  north  proceeds,     and
these systems  become  extended      into
the CaitO' River valley and Ihe terri- (
lory tributary to the Big Bend of the
Columbia,  they must seek connections
with the south, and Revelstoke will be
the point of junctions of the railway j
systems of the fufure with    those    of.
today as they traverse the great val-,
leys    which radiate    east and     west, |
north  and  south  from    this city    as
llirjr common centre,
As proof of thc gigantic plans   for
railway development centering on Rev-1
elstoke as a  great strategetical transportation centre,  the Canadian Pacific
system, Canada's premier transcontinental route,  have voted    the sum     of
J10,0011,0(10  to be expended during the)
year   1913  to   1918 in  double  tracking
their mainline  from  Calgary  to Revel-)
stoke  and  Vancouver,    this    gigantic;
work involving the building of a  tun-i
nei  under the    mighty    Sclkirks,    the
rebuilding of the big steel bridge    ac.
ross the Columbia at Revelstoke, an!
the lnying of an additional set of steel
through  the entire    mountain section.'
During the progress of this work, for.
five years row commenced, Revelstoke!
will Ite thc centre    and pay    station,!
whence  most  of  the  supplies    will be |
distributed    to  the tunnel    gangs and:
i where the wane bill of approximately
st2,80n,nnn will be disbur.-'ed and olrcu
In addition to these vast schemes of
railway development,    another project
of International importance has recently ben commenced, being nothing lesB
than the rendering suitable for naviga- ;
lion of the     world's Seventh   largest
river for thc entire distance from Rev-'
elstoke to the Pacific o.-ean at Portlan.i
Oregon.   The  U.S.  government      have1
already spent $5,<>0<),000 m woik on the'
lower    Columbia,    and  the  Dominion'
Treasury, at the la-^t Ottawa session,!
, voted o sum of $20,ui)n -o pay the ex-,
I tenses of ft survey and hydrographies)]
investigation, which is now actually at!
work  mnking a complete chart  nl  the
upper river from Revelstoke to the International    Line.   It in  proposed    to
provide „ ten foot channel from Revel-
stoke down the mighty artery   of   the
Columbia along which
easiest and natural traffic highway of
.the West, the timber and minerals of
B.C., and the wheat of the Northwest,
could lie float*-! inimum of cost
■in.l labor, via Portland to the Pacific
ocean. Thi« route has already received (he iinnnlmous backing  of 'he Pro-
j ducers and  Merchants of    Alberta, as
'voiced In th-ir resolution at the re.-ent
"Panama Grain Route" convent n I-
thn City of Calgary when the 0 Iambi* River Grain Route was offi'Hally
te,■iipubv 1   ., ■    ,   entiling fa tor     in   the
I transportation situation o! North \m-
While Revelstoke thus occupies an
exceptionally strong position as a
traffic emporium, its outlook is still
brighter from an industrial and manufacturing point of view. There are!
1,800 miles of timber on the Columbia
river and its tributaries north of the
city. The expeaditure involved in the
conversion of this timber into a marketable product will not full far short
uf $-75,000,000.
Water power is plentiful in the vicinity, the city having harnessed one
stream to a capacity of 1,800 horse
power, whi h is offered for industrial
purposes at low rates.
in the valleys tributary to Revelstoke are about a quarter of „ million
acres of land of good quality, and
which, when cleared of timber, and
cultivated, is well adapted for fruitgrowing, poultry farming, dairying,
stock raising, and general agriculture.
This land is capable of supporting a
rural population of 30,000 people.
Extensive and varied mlnernl deposits are known to exist in the neighborhood,  and  nwnit  development.
Cradled amid beautiful scenes of
mountain an 1 glacier, forest-clad hill
and vale, river, stream and lake; favored with an equable climate, RevelBtoke is one of the most picturesquely lo atcd of Canadian cities and an I
ideal town  in which to make  a  home.
It is well lighted, has a high pressure supply of pure water which can
be extended to meet any future re -
quirements, good drainage and sewerage, high-class c'lucai ional institutions in the way of public and high
schools', a Y.M.C.A. witb a well-
equipped gymnasium, two public parka
fair grounds, ra"e track, magnificent
summer park on Mount Revelstoke
connected with th? city by trail, nice
homes and gardens, and in fact all
the modem conveniences that go to
make a town attractive from a resi -1
dential point of vi-vv. tThe great
summer and loirist reports of the
RO'ky Mountains are with.n a few |
hours reach.) Good fishing may be
hail in many of the adjacent streams
and lakes. Hunters will find here resorts of big game with reliable guides
at call.
IDEA!. CLIMATE. speeches  made  at the  Laymen's Mis
One of the most
the district is its climate.   It is com
Success in Business
If you have a good thing let the public know. The merchant that does not
talk about his wares is committing business suicide. The best way to talk
about them in this town is to advertise
in the c7VIail-Herald.
"It covers the ground"
Our advice and help, gathered in 12
years experience of publicity, is at your
service. If you want ideas, a scheme outlining, estimates of cost—either for space
in the Mail-Herald or printing—we will
gladly oblige.
a layman and missionary secretary
of the Anglican church in Canada.
He introduced his subject by telling
of the great sacrifice of Bishop Bom-
pas and others among the Eskimos ,
in the far north, where they worked
for  seventeen   years  with   no   visible
church must be well equipped in thess
stragetic points and make herself the
force that will bring about that
righteousness which alone can make
a strong nation. It becomes our first
duty to see to it that the foreigners
crowding into our cities become pes-
As previously
with   publish
i summary
we hereof     the
results and then in the next year had sessed of the high ideals which have
four baptisms and in the year follow become ours through the gospel of
ing two hundred and liltv took their   Jesus Christ.
stand  for Christ.   Then  when
came of the discovery of a new
.    tribe
le assets    of   sionary  banquet held  in  thejr.M;G.    uf Eskinu)8 at thp     ,nouth    of     the
Coppermine river, all these converts
were equally willing to make the
sacrifice necessary  to carry the gos-
A. building iust Tuesday evening.Mr.
parativelv mild, e niabla according   to
, , ,  ■ ,   ,  , ,      „„.   speakers expressed  his pleasure
the seasons,  salubrious*    bright      and    H .......
sunshiny throughout the greater part
of the year. Thc heat is noi excessive in midsummer; tbe evenings are
always pleasantly cool. The winters
are not extreme, the temperature rarely falling below i.cio. and then not
exoeeding ten degrees below for a few
days in midwinter. The natural moisture Is sufficient to make irrigation
unnecessary. A more bracing ntmos -
phere it would be difficult to find.
The Government record-   show summer and winter ranges of temperature
as follows:
Summer—July.  1909, Maximum  ^9 deg
July   1809,   Mean. 77  deg;   July   1009
Minimum, 40 deg.;  July, l'.lO'J, Mean
•19 deg.
Winter—January,   1910,  Maximum,   40
deg.; Jan. 1910, Mean, 27 deg.; Jan.
1910, Minimum,  12 below zero,  Jan.
1010, Mean.  17 above zero.
Precipitation—Summer,   1910,  'J.32  in.
rain: Winter,  1910, 1.11 in. rain, win
ter,  1910, 22.-0 in. snow.
The  altitude  of  Revelstoke  is   1,400
feet  above sea level,    and it is    subject  to  Pacific  Coast  winds influence,
a guarantee of moisture  nnd
varied with fine and sunny weather.
Among recent developments at Revelstoke, and as additional proof of the
He appealed to his hearers to invest their lives in the highest call -
ings. If God had L-iven them the
I ower to make money, then use it
for the spread of the gospel. In every case life  must  be an  investment
laving such a splendid gathering   o.   , e,  to  Uu,u.     new,y  fomid  brethre_ ,or Gou   no rantter what the p^r.u._
present to hear the addresses.   ,, jv(? coupl(,B were ^^ ,)y thc Bi_. ulliI. Wurks ., „,.„,  was doi_g
bop to go as missionaries and     were At  the close of these addresses the
provided      with   the   equipment  and gathering   adopted a   resolution   com-
supplies    necessary  for a  two  years' niitting themselves to an cvery-man
journey.   This is one of tbe miracles canvass at  an early date.
of modern missions and as we behold Votes of  thanks      to the speakers
it can we, the heirs of all the ages of nnd the ladies brought the program
Christianity,      do    less?   This  is  the to a  close,  after  which  all  joined   ::i
work of the whole church and  of ev- singine the Doxology  and  Rev.   J.W.
ih-ir ultimate faith in the future of
this ■ ity and district, may bo mentioned.
The throwing open of the Railway bolt
lands to settlement, enabling bona fide
Prof. Robert Laird was the first speaker and in a strong eloquent address
showed thc need of tbe churches pw-
akeuing to their responsibility. All
over the world there are signs of a
moral awakening. Canada has one
of the greatest of problems. One in
i very ten persons is of foreign birth
and unless wc bring them up to our
ideals they must drag us down to
theirs. Then again the great nutions
of the Orient are awakening to new
life, und they need the true life. It
bas been ours for centuries, und it is
our duty to give it to these millions
emerging from the darkness of heath
i lidoni. The principle of self sacrifice
is the very heart ot Christianity.
Those who goto foreign fields sacrifice much, those who remain at home
should sacrifice something. We are
inclined to dispute the Cli.iinmen nnd
Hindoos who have come to our laud
but we must never forget that these
men have moral and spiritual resources equal to our own. We uiust recognise them ns brethren. Wc are
ildness J"8t proud of the splendid class of
'lien who take our trains through
these mountains. But we must remember that thc men in India and
China run engines just as large aB
our through mountains jusi as dangerous, nnd they shew themselves equally as brave and skillful. They need
cur Christianity to destroy the terrible race and caste prejudice by
which they are bound down. Thn
object of the Laymen's Missionary
movement  is to do this.   The testi-
cry person connected with the church
To do it effective business methods
must be used. What is thc cost of
Canada's share of this work? Five
million dollars. It seems a large
sum hut we must not say we cannot
afford it. When Canada's output for
1913 amounted to thirty one billions
of dollars     dare we say     we cannot
pare live millions for the greatest
business Of our nation. The Christianizing of the whole race. The
charts on the wall showed the striking results accomplished by the systematic use of the duplex envelope ,
and the every man canvass at least
once a year. Such a canvass cure -
fully planned nnd conducted had increased the revenue sometimes as
,nuch as a hundred per cent nnd the
whole life of the congregation had
been greatly stimulated. Not only
were the glvlngs fe.r missions increased but at the same time many
new members were brought int. ■ the
Rev.   O.E    Manning,   Home  Mission
Sccretarv   for  the  Methodist   church ,
was the last  speaker.    He told of the
.Stevenson pronounced the benediction
Twenty Millions
to be Expended
Twenty million dollars, exclusive of
terminal expenditures at Vancouver,
is approximately the amount of mon
ey the Canadian Pacific Railway will
spend in the West this year, accord -
ing to Mr, J, i".. Sullivan, chief engineer,.
Most of the money appropriated to
carry out this year's improvement
program will be expended in British
Columbia, finish int: the double-tracking operations. In addition, the com
pany has about six hundred miles of
new line to construct on the prairies
While there will bea large ex;.. :.di -
ture on construction, the heavy cost
will be for rnils and new ties, Mr.
Sullivan announced.
There are to   be no new under' ik -
•    • xeept the prairie lines,        Last
ve.ir.  Mr.  Sullivan said  yeeterd I
heroic work  of     Dr. Grenfell an   D(     lie Hotel  V incuuver, ihey started a
the fishermen on the Labrador coast   big program, and the appropriation
homeseckers and purchasers to take up ! mony of  ('has.   Darwin,  Sir    Mathew
forty acre sections of the soil of glor-   Noting,  Sir  John  Mott and scores of
ious  Kootenay,   upon the  most  favorable terms.
The commencement of ,v unique rfcen-
ia and tourist attraction, in the shnpe
of a road to the summit of Mount Rev
elstoke, built expressly for automobile
traffic, and giving access to tho Mount
Revelstoke National Park, six thousand feet high  nnd forty-eight     square
others is thaf tbe most potent force
working in the heathen Countries to
day Is the gospel of Jesus Christ as
set forth in the lives of the missionaries. These wot kers, the most remarkable of any profession in tho
world, ofler us an ii resistablc
huge in answer to which we can give
i ur intelligence, our interest, our
I layers, our gilts and ourselves. Tho
beautiful   thought   embodied   in   Low-
anil of his wonderful escape      from
death  when  blown  out to sea  on  un
ice line.    The men  who saved  I.in. risk
cl their lives I., do Men  duty, but
bad 'hey not  gone t>. bia
would   have   merited   the censure       of
all  men,
are those
miles in extent, presenting a series? of
magnificent views of the Great Selkirk «"'■ '
Mountains, with snow dnd peaks, ic«
fields, glaciers, and the wondrous Co-
lumbia River valley, said by world tra "
veiled tourists and Mountain Climbers
io surpass the wildest dreams of fancy
for beauty and scenic features.
In anticipation of n vast
root of all  our endeavors.    "He. who
gives   himself   feeds   three   himself,   his
Tbe next speaker Mr. D.M,  Rose is
lor this year Is to continue the work
of      ■ re   interest   to   R*TSl-
ttoke tl thing i Ise is the work
Ri '.-■:     I til     el     Mr,   Sul
livan  spent   iw     .'.ays there    on    his
Squally  worthy   "f  blame      ■■•  to the i     il    He will spend an-
who enjoy tbo light  ofthe   other da; ist.     The
gospel and d.. not give it t.. the bee tl  on  the east  has beea
then.     N'onChristian rellgloi re    driven eleven hundred feet,     Batistas
much  that   is  good   in  them   bul   tbey   te.ry   progress   is   made  thus  far.      In
are inadequate to n t  tbe  needs of   Mr,   Sullivan's  opinion.   A  drift  has
ihe heathen world.   The speaksi gave  been started  In the m In tunnel    on
a   vivid   picture  ol   the awful   suffering    the   east,     \hout    SO   per   .-ent   of   the
and misery of the   widows In  India,    ipproach baa been cut on the    west
There ale  at   least    I. ,000  of    these
under   four   veals   of age,   and       thus
doomed to a life t [me of terrible deg
rudatlon.    In   Canada   we   hIx<iiId     in-
e ml. The tunnel will be about five
miles long, and Mr. Sullivan snid he
expected to see it completed in from
three  t" three and a  half years.
The only  railway construction   the
- Blst on two things   education for ev-
ings,   n strong branch of the National cry child and the gospel for every per company  plans  just  now nt Vancouv-
Travel  Association  i    ;,,  progre I     ol ■<">.   This will  help to solve s..me of er is the raistne of the tracks, wbirh
tourist tra  formation and  with the Spring of J9I-I our  grmit  problems,   These  problems voik  is well along.    Mr. Sullivan ex-
flic,    which the   exploitation of    those tho c-i I iwns will embark on a great pub-   are   increasing.      The  rapid  develop-   plained thnt this was for the conven-
B.«nic assets and thc building of tho licity project, wherein these various It- ment of our cities must go on and
promised C.P.R. hotel and Mount Rov cms will be plncod before the public: of the city problems must continue to
elstoke Chalet guarantee (or this .ity North America, and In which scheme I'ress for solution.. It has been cst-
an energetic campaign of advertising thc support ol the O.P.R. and all its mated that at the end of this century
and publicity has been inaugurated. agendas, is assured. These are a few thi population ol Canada will be
Mrs. Schafer, the world renowned le- of the reasons why citlWm of Revel- IM millions. As It ie now only 8
scriptlve writer of the Canadian West, stoke and District believe in their millions can we imagine the tremend-
bai beep engaged to prepare the manu homo city, and explain Ihe spirit of oils growth taking place. The great-
script of a large illustrated booklet de-1 optimism which prevades tho air o! cr part of this population will be
s.ribing the Wonders of our surround- Revelstolte and   surrounding  territory, found ln     our cities     and hence the
nnre of the public so as to bring the
tracks nearer tothe street level.
Command<Sr Peary concedes that
th" Completion of the Panama Canal
la as Important n,s the discovery of
the North Pole.     The fact that It Is
navigable all the year round gives it
n commercial ndwintnec over the Are
tic cold-storage plant. PAGE  EIGHT
Captain Johnson of Arrowhead was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Curtis, of Third street, over Sunday.
Miss  Paulding  is  in  town,  and    is
staying   with  her  brother,   Mr.      P.
Paulding, at 6'2, Third street, east.
Mr. C. Procunier has taken up his
new duties in the Forest Mills otliee
in connection with the Comaplix
An  Epworth League meeting     will
Women's Canadian
Club (.dies
The members of the Women's Canadian Club have been greatly privileged and pleased to hear a number of
very choice papers written by the
members on various subjects of inter
est, during this winter season. Particularly was this so on the occasion
of tbe February meeting, held at the
Lome of Mrs. 8. G. Robbins, when
Mrs, W. 11. Pratt read a paper on
"The History und Achievements of
the Hudson's Hay and Northwest
< ompanies."   Mrs.   Pratt's   most ex-
be held in the Methodist church on i cellent paper continued a complete
Thursday evening at 7:3o p.m. sharp, and comprehensive review of these
to arrange for future .program.
The inquest .en a stranger to town
named F Macdonald, who was found
dead near the Climax hotel last week
las been   d 1.1 in eel uni il Friday.
companies from the dates of     their
Inception    up     to   the present from
start  to finish  it was replete     with
instructive facts and anecdotes ofthe
men,  who were instrumental in bring
ing the companies to the proud place
Mr.   Alex   Ci;.ct  returned   to    town   they today occupy.
yesterday   looking very  nt  after a pro      The   March    meeting     was held on
longed holiday  m the  east.    Most   of   Monday night   at the home of Ernest
his holiday  wis spent  in  Toronto.      j U.S.  McLean,  at  which Mrs.  McLean
read a paper on "Tbe Aigrette," deal
inu: principally with the cruelties
practised in securing the feathers of
M.e Egret from which the ornament
is made, and the tremendous value of
Notice is hereby given that all Dog
Tax must be paid at the Police
Station on or before April 15th.
After that date dogs without tags
will be impounded and destroyed, unless claimed by owners, in accordance with the terms of Dog Tax Bylaw.
By Order,
A Milwauket  doctor claims to have
discovered a rule for snoring. Mar-
lied men hope that it is less painful
than  the  ..1.1 fashioned  elbow  jolt in
the ribs.
the finished article as it  is placed on
Recent   reportB  fiom      the    Marble   the  market.
Head  Quarry,   Larder,   B.C.,   are  to  j -
the effect that a thirty foot seam of
tood workable stone i,as been eu
Spend your evening on Easter
Monday, April 13th, at tbe dance in
me Masonic Hall, given by the Lad-
ics' Auxiliary and B. of L.I-".. Home
ie  k ng    ■ i Orr's ..rcheatra.
Mayor and  Mi s,  i lilbi it   I. .'■•
the     engagement   of   their
Buy n real Irish shamrock at
Francis   Hall   on   March   17th,
wear  in  honor  of  the day  that
whole   world  celebrates.
UK. Line Minimum 25c.   Gidi in Advana1 ra
asje^eUi_i__j_j sj_jajta._Ji__j_M___a_i
WANTED—Lady stenographer, having
knowledge of book-keepiug preferred. Apply in own handwriting stating salary expected and experience,
to Harvey,  McCarter and Company
TO RENT—Furnished Rooms at .12
Second street, west, opposite Cen
tral School House. Mr. a.
He.n't   forget   tbe      Girl's   Auxiliary
monthly  hospital  dance in the Mas-
FOR SALE—Clean, Dry Cedar Wood.
Phone '.II, or Willis Armstrong.
Edith   Amelia    t"   onic Hal!. Wednesday, March 11th.
Cone and rest, in Howson &. Co.'s
furniture parlors, continuous recital,
new  Edison phonograph.
C.ALT COAL is handled exclusively
,u Kevelstoke by the Revelstoke General  Agencies.  Ltd
■ ..Id rubbers are worth saving
t.. help the funds of the Girl's Auxiliary.
The nexl    •       it' meeting of
...    \.  Switzer    of      Edt
..   placi
th, 191 I.
•| be mail ■ ne was picked up lu the
street ne,.; thc v..els..u's bank one
day   last d    Who   was   Heated
at ti..   hosp tal lor an epileptic seiz
ure has since  ' n  discharged    from
\,l;.    ,i j-    k : le,   Dominion   g.   ■ I a
trip he ,:,„,Se Lodge, will be held on Match
lei the economic .;t|,. instead .ei the 17th. AU mem-
m   with  the  ci-   | ers pica8C llote Mir. -I
Ihe  world ist   invention    in
■  D.im •        ■-    ; ilking    machines    demonstrated   at
■ vii their camp nnd laid od their   i|urt-se, this week.
' ■■        t.     •■■'•:    ll and    ear t bem.
, . i.S.  I'ltsner,  I    mc Ion ,
■  ,,,.,   \i,i|s   I hi is,   Berlin   und   thi
... ins
in  cities,  and     nut recently from
, i   \..ik city.
..... I ton   .1 :i:i  .:
tai' Mi.      I
ernes  '
r      and
ne category as a
•test fashions.
MILK FOR SALE—First Class Milk,
from high bred Aryshire Cows. Apply to \V C. Calder, Tonka Farm,
Phone B2., P.O. Box 73.        Ap. 1.
FOR  SALE—Fresh  Cows.      Also  Indian  Runner Duck Eggs.    52.00 per
sitting.     Apply Mrs.  R.  A.  Upper.
Mar.  10
FtiR SALE—Stag-hound Dog, Prfce
520.00. Apply to J. Hay. Threo
Valley,  B.C. ...  Mr.ll
FOR SALE—Two Lots in Vancouver
Bought two years ago for $650.00,
will sell both for siuu.no. Ai snap.
\pt'ly   12.  Mail-Herald Office.
WANTED   Intelligent     youth;    good
Apply   Mail-Herald Office.
\ W'l'ED-A young girl for lieht
-k and to assist in care of
Vpply   Box  70a  Revelstoke.
ti a 11
'   '
'       - I1SI       t.'
-'      '
■viil       save
t,   West.
■■, v \t ■ t clas      Dressmaking
Mi t    Fli   I, B
:      :
. Treat
e production^)! high-class
•     re -
at    irti8tlc   colors
.t Nor
... •      it. Francis He
.   '.;       e - McCr.rl
of an .
,.f   New
checked epon r.Try    Ra
["WO   : ■
„'  ofler  a     rich
Mr. H.V. Mora I    '•'
I'oet      I
ght '
a  for
n   writ-
M      -    ,
.,: . ( rlngli     with
■ >• Mr. W
Iti ■•  .' rt   me;
Mr.   .1 •   : il
perfi rm-
ance  In the El t SI        I  it
■will 1 with
light i.y all   rho
Mr. R.A. Kli
tint  engll ••■ i    '
has j'ist  made a toui ol of
the West  Demars   ind    Bast      \
Park wharves    These are ne«      .trv
es whirh have onl i  i ecent ly
struct'-d. They were found to be meet-
ing the demands „,..,„  I hem  v-rv sat-   hcnPv.A,.u,,.        mu.„   Uu„  ohftrMterli.
Isfnctorily.   They   are   wharves  of    a   t(p    ,„ ,„,,„,,„.,,    ,     n ,„.,„„.„,
rew ty,,.. entirely in this district, d«   ,,„„„„„ hlmtel| m.r„r,„ri,ly
signed   in   »he      Revelstoke    Office   tO
meet  difflcultlea experienced on    ac-     The Hon, w.T. white, minister   ot
count of the wide range b<BtWMi blgh finance, announeai tbat the govern
and low water on the Columbia riv- ment does not propose recouping the
er and  Arrow     Lakes    Bi el .   Mi.-y shareholders of the defunct  Farmers'
are captive floating  di   ks be i      In Bank.   While It may seem a hardship
position  by pile- dolphlnes, Thej   are '" those who Invested theli money in
rrovlng not  only     more   economical that badl    ms   tgod and  ill f..le.|  in
than the type they superceded   but sMtutlon, ll woui.i establish n r.ostly
also  bettW suited  'or  the handling of   precelent   for   the   country   'assume
freight. I responsibility for then- misfortune,
i   irai     .;, ng    . • i
would  go In  for  agriculture.
\    an  e-1 ■  clsca bai let    who   has
li My of phrenology, as
eeitstli.it   he  'ei"   always tell   when  he
i   going to get a tip by running   ins
hand ovei   the customer's bump     .f
tomed house on
:     ie."    Mall-
Carpenter Gets
Govprnment Job
•• •
■ • '
' PO       e. .!
- from
I f
ii a   ef the tnber of
lismissnd  hy Mnyor  M re
cently   ■    - aistra-
misleading -
A  rami  named   Batchelor  b
rested In Calgary charged  irllh   .ifi
Mount   Olivet    will   probably be   the
bale Of the oil   supply  for  the  sardine
cannery to  be established    on     the
shores of the Bea of 'inlllee.
" Ih   that a    birthmarli  on   that
Child's   face""
' o; that's where tin;    cancelling
machine hit Mm when he'was travel-
Ing i.y parcel post."     Buffalo   Mx-
Mr. Eric Erickson of Malakwa, was
in town Monday on business.
Mrs. W.H. Sutherland will not be
receiving on Friday, March liith.
Miss Frances Lawson is making a
splendid recovery and gaining strength daily.
The  boys  of     No.  2 Fire Brigade
Will give a dance in the Masonic hall
en May Day, (May 1st)
Mrs.   Kennedy  Will  not  receive on
Saturday,  March 14th,   but  will bo
at home on the second Saturday in
Mrs. Powell and Mrs. Williams who
have been visiting Mrs. Lawson, returned to the coast on Saturday afternoon.
The attendance at St. John's Sunday school last Sabbath totalled 103
scholars, which makes a new record
for this school, aud probably for the
The  Ladies'   Aid  of the  Methodist
church  are  holding afternoon  tea and
a cullnan   sale on Friday  the  i:ith ,
at the home of  Mrs.  Downs on  Sec -
ond street.
Mr. t iiarlie I'rociinier left on Mou-
j day morning for Comaplix, where he
bas been placed iu charge of the office of the Forest Mills Co., at that
point. Charlie will be much missed
among the youug people of our city.
A meeting of representatives from
all the gun clubs in the Interior was
held at Sicamous on Tuesday to arrange for one union tournament only
during the coining summer. Mr. A.
.1. McDonell and Mr. W.A. Sturdy attended  from  Revelstoke.
The Ladies' Auxiliary in the 11. of
L.E.   have  arranged  to   give a  dance
j c n the evening of Easter Monday in
the  Masonic hall.    The whole hall has
i been enguged und Orr's orchestra hir
ed for the occasion. Home cooking
will provide the supper and it is ex
pected that this dance will be as usual, one of the best social events of
the  year.    The  tickets  will   be      sL0U
. ach,
Last Monday evening being specially adapted to the glorious sport of
tobogganing, since the moon shone
like daj and the front had laid a
smooth crust on the snow, a large
party wended their way t.. Hancr's
hill, and bobsledded tor a couple of
lee ms. The fun wus Immense while it
lasted and the danger jus! sufficient
io add the necessary trills to the
it the social service convention for
all Canada, which was held last week,
in  Ottawa,    the     most     remarkable
yf   the   week    is   slid   lo        have
ei n   lelivered  by   Miss  Marie  Ratte,
win. is reported to have fairly elec
trifled    her      audience    by  the  plain
Story   Of   her   rescue   vvoik   for   women.
.1 Ratte   Will   be   long   remembered
ise who h.aid ber give the same
, here  last  spring.   The  Duke
' onnaught and staff heard her address in Ottawa.   Ralph Connor was
among     the speakers at the convention.
day evening, Mr. and Mrs.
.1 vi Paterson of Seventh street, en-
•.■I tained the members of the Five
11 indred I Hub to one ..f the (oiliest
I be season,   a  full attend
tables was present and
'  is  even   more  than   usually
adles  prize  was  won  by
iv.    who r ived a band-
ni«-  b .nil  the gen
\  Iv   Kincaid,
oi'l  Interesting I k
■ illy   ill.ist rated   cith   gi oups of
,n,ii ., i offec     and
■ vcl  after       tha
in 1 oui ..i  .noi .• spent In
I is,    "ir
.1 I , 1,1.1 VH   Ti
ll   tb.      piano   veiy
i  i. ...  dances nnd the lane
,i  evening to an
Mi w.iit'i Bews returned Tuesday
Irom a lengthy visit to Ontario where
called by bis brother's illness
Mi Bews was obliged to return lowing him in much the same condition,
• i.ough weaker, Mi ii.'wh report!
' i ,ide conditions are »ei >■ slmll-
>i  to the situation in out  provtnoe;
hnsiness  is dull,   eVholei  tie  houses are
cutting "lown then staff "t travellers
..wing   lo   the     'Inline,,,   of   the   retail
Made However, the Canadian spirit
..I optimism is everywhere evident in
the general  looking forward to "bet
ter times coming " Ontario und the
far east has experienced the coldest
■.Muter foi many year; Ihe temperature remaining far     below   zero for
weeks   at n   stretch.    Snow   is  complc
teiy gone across the prairie when tbe
winter, taken all through has been
much Warmer than usual.. Mr. Fred
Mews ia expected home the end of this
" Hobbcrlin " Clothes
Other men of taste
will judge you largely by the details of
your dress. Let us
suggest and save you
from error    ....
Everything in Fashionable Accessories to
Men's Dress for Town, Country, Motoring
or Sporting Wear.
McRae Mercantile Co.
The Up-To-Date Men's and Boys' Furnishings Store.
K_anx' _-._»
nhero Aro You C^ing My Pretty Maid ?
To the Royal Shoe Store, Sir, she said.
To see the cntrs' shoes u ' ivn, Ladies' Ctunmelal and Patent
Pumps, all six -. wi'h < hili i u heels aud steel buckles $2.75. The
MuPIk-i'suii little I. ..In'- Slides, Ulucher cut, for Women und grow
ing girls, Tin - -. o- . -••,. ■ ' '''I tinmiie!:.! Call, low heel n Inn.I
thai allows the foi 11 t develop naturally in the case ol growing
girls,   si.'.c.'. I-, 7. Price   $3.75
Tin: uoyai. shoe store
HOWSON     Itl.OC   I.
St. LouiB, March 10—Careful Checking  up of those known  let  bo ut    tho
Missouri Athletic club Sunday night
uud those heard  from since the    lire,
resulted In a death list of thirty-one
i This number niiu   be increased slight-
The real extent of tho loss wrought
by tire which destroyed the Missouri
Vthletio  club   building   here   yesterday
will begin te. unfold iiseli today when
I iriii 'ii enter the ruins in a search for
the score or more bodies believed to
be  buried   there.
Four searchlights played   on    the
niii.s early today, revealing what appeared to he eleven human bodies,
I nddleil   together   near   the   front wall
.if the building    Because of the pre-
 us condition of this lust remain-
mi' wall, Bremen were unable to recover the bodies.
Seven dead were taken from the
building yesterday and twenty-seven
others w_0 are known to have been in
tne building at the time of the fire
Imve   been   given   up   as   dead.
The number of persons In the club
.vhen the lire alarm was given and
Who Heaped With more or Iihb serious
injuries was estimated at lifty live to
day. Many Of these who escaped be-
ruining dazed or hysterical through
the experience, wandered about the
city all day before reporting to the
bureau of Idsntlfloatlon which    bad
I een established. This was partly re-
sponst-ls for the excesH number oi
dead given  ln  the estimates.
Skulls exhumed from the ruins ol
I'ompeil show that dental upholstery
was not unknown to the ancients. It
is not improbable that they were also familiar with the alleged modern
| game of bridge.
As a result of John Krafschenko be
ing called as a witness in connection
with the trial uf P.B. Hugcl, nnd J.
Westlake, the trial of the alleged mur
derer of Manager Arnold of the Hank
'of Montreal at Plum Coulee will not
take place for live or six days, llagel
was Krafchenko's counsel and is ehnr
ged with attempting to aid the des-
perado t" escape from the Winnipeg
police station. Westlake is also charged   with  the same  ollence.
' The trial of Krafeheiiko was to
have opened at Morden, but will be
held up on account of the accused hefting required to give evidence in Winnipeg. Ill readiness tor the opening
of  the trial at Morden,  the     crown
j hud n small iirmy of witnesses     and
1 various officials at that town.
These will have to be mulntnineil in
town until the case is proceeded with
It is costing over 1900 a day to provide for witnesses already on tho
| After a sharp legal battle that has
dragged along for several days, K.A.
Bonnar, counsel for Hngel, finally decided to call Krafchenko us a witness
Although his evidence wub wanted,
neither the crown or the defense was
anxious to summon him for the side
calling him would have to waive the
right   to  cross culmination   and   ncl -
, ther side wanted to surrender this.
Mr.   Justice  Curran  was appealed
. to call Krafchenko nnd put questions
to bim but the judge refused to make
[ use of this prerogative. This aftw-
roon Ronner nnd n number of other
lawyers visited Krafchenko in his cell
and It was later announced that the
defence would call him as a witness.
, He may take the stand tomorrow afternoon.


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