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Revelstoke, the Capital oj Canada's Alps.99
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Hj| Circulates  twice   per  week  am-
jg ong the proapsroui citizens of
g] Canada's     Premier     Provlncs,
■ 5? Th"1      recognised      advertising
U medium ior  Kootenay and  In-
■i tenor  British  Columbia.
Vol. 20—No 28
$2.50 Per Year
Advises British Manufacturers
Kvcryorte who knows Sir Gilbort
Parker knows thut be is an expert -
cnccd, wide-awake, observant man.
If It were permissible to apply "
slung er-.t expressive Western epithet
to a person of such importance, one
might well dub him a "live wire."
Few men possess so many marked
characteristics. He is an urtist, a
litterateur, a shrewd man and a politician. During his visit to Victoria
and Vancouver last year, he was
greatly Impressed with what he called the enormous strides made Binee
bis previous visit in 1890, He seems
to have beeu 'infected' with tho op
timistic fever, for he credits Van
couver with a present-day
of 200,000-, But while he found many
things to arouse his enthusiasm, bc
also found one which occasioned h:..r.
much concern, viz., that English
manufacturers were not taking ad
vantage of the splendid market whi:h
new cities in Canada offered the enterprising trader. On his return ie
wrote a lengthy letter to the Morn -
ing Post dealing with tbis subject,
the substance of which is so important that it would bear reproduction,
Sir Gilbert is not troubled so much
about the establishment of local n-
dustries us at the tact that Canada
imports her manufactured goods s\>
largely from the States. He found
that the reason for this was that the
American system was to have local
representatives living in Cana'la.
These men arc highly trained salesmen, and they induce Canadian cub
tomers to carry a reasonably full
stock at all times. In order to lo
this, they keep their own warehouses
well tilled with such lines of goods
ub arc required for consumption iu
Canada, and they give preference to
Canadian orders in their muuufact -
ories in the States, so as to hod
the Canadian market. Thc English
munufucturecs, ou the other hand,
maintain vcry few resident agents in
Canada: they send their travellers
out at regular times, ard unless their
representative happens to bc in a
town at the pyschological moment
when a large order is available for
his particular line of 1 usiness, they
do not get it. There is another ffing-
lish system which does not work well
and that is to make use of a commission agent us a representative instead of a selling agent. The disul-
vantage is that the former probably
sells for half-a-dozen houses, and Lis
interest in any particular firm Is
thereby diminished. Such a man can
not be so fumiliar with his wares as
a man who confines himself to one
branch. The article contains a good
suggestion which is no doubt acted
on to some extent, but not as fully
as it might be, viz., that large firms
should have a representative aud
carry a stock, say, at Montreal and
on the Pacific Coast, nnd distribute
from these branches. Only in this
way can tbey bring themselves as
close to their customers as do the
American firms. The list of goods
•which Canadians might import from
the Old Country to a far greater intent would fill a column; in fact,
Canada offers a market for almost
anything which is manufactured in
England, but that market has never
keen properly exploited. The Week
thinks no one will deny that thc two
cardinal principles of Canadian trade
ought to be to manufacture everything possible within our own borders, and to import what we cannot
manufacture from the Old Country.
Sir Gilbert Parker was not dealing
with the fo'mer subject but his suggestions on the latter are well woe
thy of nttention.—The Week,
si a a a is li a l*i p m a m a a a «
"The deceased came to her deut'i
by being foully murdered some r.imn
between Tuesday night, March III,
and the evening of April I, at ner
family residence, 1650 Pendrill street,
Vancouver, and her body cremated in
the furnace of the house."
The above is thc verdict of the cor
oner's jury Inquiring into the deatu
of Mrs. Cbas. J. Millard, whose char
red remains were found by detecti ;es
Jack Kong, a Chinese servant employed at the Millard residence, confessed this morning to the police
that he killed Mrs. Millard hy hitt -
ing her over the head with a chai \
afterwards cutting up the body anu
burning it in the furnace.
A,t the inquest Mr. Millard related
how he left his wife to go on busl
ness of thc C.P.R. to Victoria last
Tuesday and how he returned the foi
lowing night and fouml his wife mis
| sing. He related that he thought his
wife was with relatives and his suspicions were gradually aroused and
dreadfully verified. Throughout the
whole narrative the ligur" of Kong,
the Chinese hoy, seemed to move
with perfect calmness, preparing
meals for two.
A Talk With
Manager Webb
Splendid Team Assured. — Points from the
Practises.—Trial Game on Friday. — Pars,
about the New Men.
Jf        THR    KIDDIES    STORE
In1       Surprise    the     kiddies   on
g) Easter Morning with an Eus-
•dC ter Noveltie from our varied
g] Stock.
[a] - AT -
President Wilson scored a remarkable triumph in the adoption of the
lull to repeal the law exempting
from tolls coastwise American vessels passing through the Panama
canal. The triumph is all tbe more
remarkable in that it was scored in
the face of tbe strongest possible opposition from the Democratic leaders
in the bouse, including Mr. Champ
Clarke, speaker, and Representative
Underwood, majority leader, supposed the two most iniluential members
of the house of representatives.
As dispatches show, Mr. Ctiamp
Clarke was most bitter in biB hostility to the president's policy on this
question and in this even weut so fur
as to try to raise the anti-British cry
which a few years ago was the stock
in trade of all the cheaper of American politicians, as witness his dec -
I would rather see the Panama
canal blown up than give the Brit
ish people any control of it. It is
ours for better or for worse.
The    Mr.  Champ Clarke who    gave
voice to this declaration yesterday is
the same Mr. Champ Clarke who dur
ing  the  discussion  of  tbe  Canadian
American     reciprocity proposals     In
1911 declared in  the house of representatives:
I look forward to the time when
the American flag will fly over
every square foot of LritiBh North
America up tu the north pole.
From this quotation, and yester -
day's declaration it is safe to placa
Mr. Clarke among the spread-eagle
anti British element in the L'nited
States that is fast dying out , and
that will die out more rapidly still
with a broad minded and
sensible man like Woodrow Wilson at the head of affairs. Tbe support which tbe president received in
the house of representatives is probably a fair indication of the state of
American feeling on this question.
When last there was a Democratic
president of the United States such a
result would have been impossible
und it is fair to assume tbat public
feeling throughout the country at
that time would not have been behind it even  if it had  been given.
Times have changed however, and
today the two great branches of tbe
English speaking race are closer together than at any time since the
American revolution. And tbeir rcla
tions Bre destined to become more
closely knit together as the years go
on. There will come a day. and that
at no great distance when a man with
tbe sentiments and views of Mr.
Champ Clarke will hesitate to ex-
I rail them in public because of the
universal ridicule which they would
bring forth.
Prospects for the baseball seaBOn
locally are excellent and enthusiasts
cr.n rely upon witnessing some fine
games. The schedule has been prov -
iously published aud from a talk
which a "Mall-Herald" man had with
President L. Howson und Manager
Webb this morning it is a sure thing
that the proud record of the Revel -
stoke team last season will be equalled, if not excelled, this year.
Manager Webb has retained the services of the pick of his last year
players, whose willingness, not tosay
onxlety, to sta\ in Revelstoke Is
a pleasing tribute to the good feel
ing that exists between the community and the members of the team. In
f.ddition he hus secured a splendid
lot of capable recruits, of proved value, who should and dou btless will
materially strengthen the team this
The plnycrs already here are practising regularly on the Y.M.C.A.
ground, commencing each afternoon
at two o'clock. The men now practising include Webb, Derr, Pulley,
; Fisher, Burns, Oldfield and McCallis-
tir. McCallister and Burns are new-
men who have never been seen at the
game in Revelstoke. McCalli6ter is
rn outfielder from Calgary. He has
r-layed for Bome of the fastest teams
in and around Calgary and comes
here well recommended. Better still
be Shapes exceedingly VPell nnd shows
goon promise. Burns, who comes
from Vancouver here, shapes well,
He has played ,vith some of the inter
mediate teams at the coast and on
the prairie.
One of the most promising of the
new men is Fahanger, of Denver, Col
a third baseman who, in thc words
of  capable     critics,    "looks  good."
Without desiring to judge the new
men on the limited experience of
ticir actual doings which has so far
been afforded at practices it is undoubted that Fahanger is so far the
pick of the new players. He shapes
rxcellently. Go and watch him at
the practice match on Friday.
Deer played third base here last
season and will probably be seen at
centre field this season. Pulley, of
course,  is a fixture ns catcher, and a
good thing too. Fisher, last year's
second base and centre holder ts well
known by local fans. He will be
tried in the outfield thiB year. Webb
will pitch again, 'nuf said. He will
aiso manage the team. McGulre lute
ol Seattle, will be bore for Friday's
game. He is a short stop, and good
enough to play with Seattle in the
Northwest League. He is, according
to reliable reports, a first class man.
Henry /.ilka, Irom Spokane, a first
baseman who will also help Revelstoke this season, is a top notcher.
For the last two years he has played
with the team of the University of
the State of Washington. A very wol
come addition this, Ellorts are afoot
to obtain the services of Carl Lewis,
of Vancouver, who lias figured in
Northwest League games for Vancouver for several seasons past. He will
very materially strengthen the team
if he comes, as is almost certain now
He is a catcher of experience und
should prove a tower of strength to
Revelstoke. He was pinch hitter for
Vancouver last year.
Beamish, of Spoknne, another well
recommended recruit, is an outfielder
who shapes well in the opinion of experts who have closely watched him.
He is due here ahout April 1".
These facts speak for t-emselves.—
Revelstoke is assured of a good
tram, and that being guaranteed enthusiastic support will be accorded
the team. If anything the team this
year is now better than last year's
team, which is saying a lot, as the
new men nre players of professional
experience and proved worth. In
fchort the pick of last season's stars
are retained and new stars have been
At present the team is practising
on the Y.M.C.A. ground, but thc
match ground will be in first class
shape within tbe next ten days.
A practice match will be played on
the Y.M.C.A. ground on Friday, com
mencing at two o'clock, against tb,'
Pirates. All local supporters of the
game are cordially invited to be present on that occasion to cast their
eyes over thc new team. Tbey will
not be disappointed. In fact pros -
pects are bright, vcry bright, for a
11cord successful seuson.
It is expected that British Columbia will attract mure big game hunters this year than ever before, All
those identified in any way with the
outfitting of sportsmen, who come
from outside for the purpose of going
after mountain sheep, caribou, tbo
grizlly bear, etc., have thc same
report. More Inquiries are being received, and tho prospects are tbat
more splendid trophies will he taken
from thc hinterland of tbis Province
than in any previous season.
i Letters have come to tbe Provincial department from veteran guides
and sportsmen in the .".ii.ooet district bearing out this summing up
of the conditions and the prospects.
One writer, who has been a guide for
the past twelve years, and a hunter
In the province for thirty years says:
"There are more young deer and
sheep here now than at any time in
my recollection. I have never seen
so many deer as I did last Novem •
Another guide says: "I have been
a guide for twenty-five years, and 1
want to say that the deer, sheep and
goats have been increasing rapidly
since they were afforded protection
by the game laws. They are now
more plentiful than ever."
Notice has also beeu received that
several parties are already being organized to spend some months in tbe
British Columbia wilds. Most of them
have expressed a desire to go into
the Cassiar country, although there
waa some trouble last yeur with the
Indians. A repetition of this, how -
ever, is not expected.
Halcyon Notes
Hon. Price Ellison's lour
Tariff Changes Proposed.
The Minister of Finance has not
thought it bis duty to inuke a political budget speech. There is no attack on the record of his predecessors
md no attempt to protect himself
from criticism. Mr. White has made
u direct business statement such aB
should be expected from a muu entrusted with tbe financial udministru
tion of a great country. Leaving the
debate to others he hus uudcrtukeu
to disclose thc financial condition of
the government to explain the tarifl
cbangeB which he proposes, giving
the reasons for them, and the reas -
ens why certain other tariff propositions bad not been adopted.
The financial statement is one on
which another finance minister might
have claimed congratulations. On cur
rent account there is a surplus only
tbree times equalled in the history of
Canada. The revenue is larger than
in any previous year suvc one. With
a capital expenditure exceeding all
previous records the increase of the
debt is less than the decrease in 1913
so tbat the net liabilities are less
I y six millions than they were two
years ago. Yet $70,OO0,U0b has been
expended on capital account in that
l.eriod, by far the larger part to early out inherited undenakings.
;    The trade statement  's not unsat
isfactory. There is an increase over
the first billion-dollar yeur. Moreover the increase is wholly in exports
Canada has imported less than in
191:',, but has sent aboard Some $80-
(iiil,i nil i more of her own products
than in the previous year.
Some changes arc proposed in the
details of tbe tarifl, but the government stands absolutely by the nat -
ional policy. For thirty-six years
that tariff policy haB been maintained, steadily endorsed by both parties
in office, and by one in opposition.
Mr. White is not a high protectionist
I ut be is in harmony with his col-
kagues and with their party and so
well satisfied with the Fielding Tarifl
that in three sessions he has not
changed a fiftieth part of it. Thc
principal change proposed yesterday
is a reduction in the Fielding tariff.
It is fair to say that Mr. Fielding
also proposed to reduce the duty on
harvest by the reciprocity treaty.
The difference is that 'Mr, Fielding
proposal to take off two and a half
per cent., while Mr. White has made
a five per cent, reduction. It is also
worth noticing that Sir Lyman Jones
who has lately renounced the Liberal
party, is largely interested in thc
manufacture of harvesters.
The cither more important changes
in duties are increases in connection
with secondary products of thc iron
and steel industries. While billets
nnd other primary products remnin
as before, bars of certain sizes will
pay higher duties, large tubing is
placed with small in tho protected
list, as well as wire for nails      and
Hard times to do not seem to effect Halcyon. The hotel is taxed to
its utmost with guests and Mr. Boyd
is getting everything in readiness for
the coming summer tourist trade. He
expects to build an addition this sum
mcr to the hotel as well as enlarge
the present electric light plant, and
add enough lights to light the villas
to the rear of the hotel.
P. A. O'F.irrell and wife, of New
York, arrived Wednesday to spend a
few weeks at thc famous health re- |
sort before continuing their trip to
Vancouver, Victoria and Spokane.
Mr. O'Farrell is amongst the lending
j< urnulists of Canada.
Reid Johnston, C.P.R. agent, expects shortly to take a trip to Alas-
lu for his holidays.
Thc Halcyon Bottling Company are
t'nily making large shipments of
their famous mineral water to all
parts of British Columbia.
Mrs. Boyd expects to raise at least
a thousand young chickens this coming summer, for market and hotel use
Alex Lucas, M.P.P. returned today
to Vancouver greatly benefitted after
bis few  days stay. fn*
fences.    Protection  is extended to
certain new lines of brass products.
While the duty bas been increased on
some kinds ol  cut. (tone,  rough stone
heretofore dutiable, has been made
free. There are some additions to
drawbacks, which also assist home
industries. The National Policy is
evidently safe in the hands of Mr.
Mr. White has not met the views of
the advocates of free wheat and free
Hour. He has also given a negative
to those who sought a restoration of
the iron and steel bounties. The minister gives fairly tbe nrgument advanced to him for and against free
wheat. He does not consider the
case closed, but points out what is
Involved in the proposition, nnd announces that under thc present circumstances thc government is not
convinced thnt the duty should be
abolished. There are many reasons
why a step of that kind should be
delayed even If it Bhould he found
expedient to take it in the future.
One in that industrlnl conditions
would be seriously disturbed by micb
a departure, and thiB is not a good
time to turn artisans out of employment.
Everything points to a tremendous
fruit crop in the Interior this year—
tlie greatest in the history of the
province—according to the Hon.
Price Ellison, who has just returned
from s tour ol the Okanagan Valley.
This is expected for a variety of reasons. Climatic conditions have been
all that could be desired, more acre—
age is being utilised, and young orchards are constantly coming into
bearing. This happy situation, the
Minister states, will find the producers in a better position thau ever
to reap the reward which is justly
Mr. Ellison's main purpose in mak
Ing tbe tour was to stimulute the co
■ movement on the part of
the fruitgrowers' Association: and
he says that the outlook could uot
be more encouraging. The Minister .
first addressed :■. meeting nt Chilli -
wuck and then proceeded to Arm -
strong, Vernon and Suxnmerland,
where he also delivered addresses.He
explained the provisions ol the Agricultural Association Act, by which
thi growers may receive pecuniar; as
sistuncc when certain stipulations
have been complied With.
The whole of tbe Okanagan district
has now been organized from I'entic-
toii to twenty miles north of Sal -
mon River into one general selling
agency. This system does away with
;:.uking bis own prices and thus de-
ihr practice of the ind.vidual grower
demoralising the market. As Indicating the success of the movement, the
Minister m<entlons that the agency
j last year bundled 60 per cent of the
I u dice of the valley. Ol course, sev
eral larste companies, which have
' been in tbe business for several years
and are firmly established, are cou-
: tinning bus i
Mr. Ellison mentioned a matter
which well Illustrated a disability un
der which the growers woried in tho
put and which baa now i.'-i ii overcome. In thc Fall of 1913 there were
no less than 167 carloads of fruit
from all points on the railway tracks
nt Calgary at one time. This was
simply disastrous, for neither tbe
grower not the consumer benefitted.
Such a thing can never happen again
us lone as the central selling agency
maintains its organisation.
The returns for last yeai were most
satisfactory,  E was this the
esse in respect tei apples and pears,
as prices in excess of those obtained
by the growers In Washington and
Oregon  were obtained.
Mr. Ellison pointed out that a
great incentive to tbe co-operative
movement in this j In the
fact that the growers In Oregon,
Washington, and Ca ire      so
highly organised. The thii teen cents
duty which Canada maintains against fruit imported from th" l'nited
Statu mure than wiped out owing
to cheaper labor on the other side
of the line, and lower quotations for
lumber which  boxn are made.
■ rs that
tb^ ng as high as SO per
car in advertising purposes alone. It
will be seen that the Provincial grower must be up and doing if he wishes
to bold ins own tn tbl marketa
which are naturally his.
Tbe Minister  is of the opinion that
the  growers will never succeed in the
larger  measure  until   they    surround
themselves   with   st'.ck,   for  stork     is
■the bi 'essfui agriculture.
In ■    ■!      with    the  hospital
linen shower, C.B. Humr & Co. are
offering tbe ir<><><ls required at special
prices that will interest you. See
their big advertisement on another
i age "f this issue.
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,«! Fluster Novelties in great [h]
'I Variety R
J* Assorted Jellies, at Twenty- gj
■ Five Cents Per Pound. IT.
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1 "THE  Sl'GAR  BOWL " ■*»
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WEDNESDAY,   APRIL  8tb,   lOI*.
Wash Dresses
American Wash  Dresses, exceptional
values at                                $2.00
Ladies' Spring Coats
Bought from three of the best Canadian
manufacturers—no   two   alike—all   goods
coming to hand  in  the last few days by
American Waists
Beauties at              - 85c
Just another  instance where our
purchasing direct has placed us in
a position to secure better than
ordinary  values.     Every woman
can find use  for one or two of
these garments.
Our stock is kept fresh and up-to-date
by fresh arrivals by express from the
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P. O.   H"x    349,
Revelstoke, B.O.
Fict-class wood, dry or green
full   measure,   prompt  delivery.
TERMS OO.D. unless other-
wine .111 iinged, 11.-i imiit for
Phone Rush I lideri tn
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Dealer in  SILK GOODS  ind   BANCY
THINGS,    Prettiest
The Revelstoke Nurseries
UK: -   .1    .  v..   ] | Guaranti • 1
Buttons for ladles' c istumes made in
You will get a
full season's use
out of it.
100 per cent ot
your snapshooting opportunities
will be realised.
You will get the
best value and
lowest price in
town. Perfectly
NEW Goods.
Free instruction gladly given.
Atthc Trueman Studio
Coal mining rights of tbe Dominion
In   Man.tola,   Saskatchewan  and   Al-
barta,   tbe   Yukon   Territory,     tht
est Tei -  uu<l in a por-
d •; the Provln e <'. British
jmblfi, may be leased tor it term ol
twentj ae yi ri at un annual rent
b'. of 11 an acre. N t ::. r- thar
2.5tA _;•.« w;il be leased to one applicant.
Apt! lor lease must be mad*
by  tbe ai''-t  in  person    to    the
Aegent or     Sub-Agent u' tbe district
-   wi   :b  tfce rigb'i ....  .».l for     ar*
The lease will Include the coil mia-
ng rights    :.:-f, but the wi**   may
be permitted  to     purcbaae  whaterer
»va..u- .«•-•. • nay ba aon
■aider*-: necetaary : r  tha wi ring of
• at the rate erf    J.   00    an
I territory tht    ind nun
: •      ...*•» Mel -"(tal
k.    . •    | sect    na, and ln
euro  tract ap]   '
• :  il all    •   ••   k it    >  tbe    ap •
pll<cant  *v.m«. *
• "    •
I   '. • ol  *■> •»!. ■ '      t»
dad I the right* i>; piled for »r»
□ot avAilail*.  but not  otherwise,   a
■illy thai] be ; aid on the r. U
chantable output    ' the mir.e at the
rate  of  five  rente [er  tOl
Tbe person oj>.        g the i   ne iball
fun i turni
aci i     tin; for the (nil quantity    ol
merchantable coul mined and  pay tht
I'Valty  thereon.    If   the   Coal   min:ng
rights are not being operated,    such
returns  should   le  lurnlfhed   at  least
i>nct a year.
For full Information application
should be made to th* Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or hub-Aegenl
of Dominion Lands.
W.  W.  TORY.
A. !
A   Re*_J   Levar   Simulation
Kootenay Agencies
PHONE   46
Tlie First Silk Hat
Mr. J. S. Dennis, iiBSiatunt to tho
president of the Canadian Pacific
Railway and in charge of tho de -
partmeut of Natural Resources of
that corporation with headquarters
at Oalgary, is en route to Ban Francisco where he will make final arrangements for the installation ol
the Canadian Pacific's exhibit and
headquarters lor the Panama Pacific
Exposition. Plans have been prepared for a very artistic structure to
houce the exhibit which will ho on a
very  extensive scale.
Mr.'O.K. McPherson, Winnipeg gen-
crul passenger agent of the C.P.R.,
arrived in Vancouver from Hnn Francisco where lie attended the meeting
nf the. transcontinental passenger ag-
ents to discuss rates for the exposition west of Missouri River points.
Arrangements were completed tor the
selling nf tickets by (averse routes,
and the belief is that practically every ticket s.ibl will provide for the
traveller returning to home by n
different route, Mr. McPherson is con
lident that the scenic attractions
that the C.P.R. has to offer in the
Fraser Canyon the Selkirk? and the
Rockies will compel the majority of
the travellers to go through Canada
at leant one way.
"There will be over three hundred
conventions in Ban Francisco during
the fair," said Mr. McPherson yestor
day. "This moans of course, that
the convention business this year on
the coasl   will  lent, a minimum,
"Bui it is predicted and apparently with much soundness that thero
will be over o million people go from
the East to San Francisco next year
There appears to be little doubt but
that the Exposition will be ready on
time. In fact it bus been officially
stated that the Exposition grounds
and buildin -: are eighty per cent,
completed now."
Mr. McPherson who Is recognised
..11 over the l'nited States as well as
in Canada, us one ot thc veterans of
his profession and one of the most
■ ii administrators ol the passen
ger traffic business thar. modern railway methods have produced, will remain in Vancouver t iday inspecting
local conditions and will leave tonight for Winnipeg,  travelling      via
Nelson  and  Spokane.
Dnless Rexall Orderlies relieve your
bowel troubles and make you feel
like coining back to thank us for tel-
ling you aboui them, then come back
anywaj  and ask us to j-ivc you hack
ur money.   This is just ns strong
as we can make ihis guarantee,   and
we want to make it strong, because
lieve thai   Roxall Orderlies   arc
tne best bowel remedy made.
hing  and  easy  in  action,  they
cleanse  the bowels,  thoroughly ton-
■ ii • and Ing     them,   and
,:aki-   you   feel   great.    They  promote
easy   and   regular   bowel   act ion,   help
te. promptly relieve constipation and
overcome its cause.   In  these things
differ fr em old-fashioned, harsh,
reeable salts and other physics,
which usually give only temporary re
lief  and  often   have the  bowels       in
coi : tion    that    ever.     They
'      even  children
in.    They      are      particularly
■■.■I   for children     and  for   delicate
l.i  vest pocket tin
10c, 2.1c,  50c,
Rexall Orderlies only
> I,   and   in      this
of ns,   the     Bews     Drug
I 6. 51RRIIW <* SON
Plumbers and Tinsmi*
Repair*,    Mot Air and Furnace
work a Specialty
Ponnnuirht  Awn.    -   Rnvnlatoka
Doctors Endorse
If wc did not believe drirtors endorsed
■\i/ir\ Cherry I'pcturnl far loughn and
eolds, we would not offer II lo you.
Sold for 70 yean.
/Wn Your Dm lor. Moniwil i «r,«.|«
Ighl      w*
■ .r mem hi
' "'e'-'i . thai
Id   speak Hevenil   dead   I."
■ ■    To tiii» an opponent rt plli fl
heard the genllennan i.i 'inea
' ."ii   ' peak       but   one   (lend   Inngll ii-",
murderi 'i thai
Christian   Iteglstpr.
new      telegraph  line,
'   ■■-.   the   Kootenay
lllmacheon,   tho
the  line   from
talli      il i
rtenl e.f tele
dian  Pacll
• !   fiom    a
thi   Blast  Ki.oi-
■ ■!    I n
n   Hie   held,
il loni  two weeks
e.f Vancou
■ . If   I.y   t he
el'   e,"l T     •     lln  I... Ill'lgl
been I       •     I   making
tii ,i ,, iei
lee.i  tried ■
■    where
ployed    The  clothing     of
[bl  Ure '.
I.iit   Hint      happened  to
■ .in.-  furniture  polish    i •..   ,,f     the
hllnd.   lb i -i   vent  to hei
I Blp    in.'I    both    W.iliien    e :■ ,.|,e,l with
'"■ni"       iniurleH.     Hut    while   the   ,„,,„
fiom Japan    wan extinguishing   the
'ei'    oi   Hie  Clothing of   tl Ider  lady
his own were burning, N .■ Helgl in
dead, nnd Vancouver has lost one
Now is the time to get a good
wheel. We have a splendid line
in both <_7Wens and Ladies' at
right prices, also full stock of
Tyres, Tubes, Lamps, Saddles,
and Repairs.
Baseball Goods—we are leaders in
these. Come and inspect our line.
Also Lawn Tennis, Lacrosse, Football, Cricket, Croquet, and all
Sporting Goods.
Sherwin Williams Paints.
Kootenay, Saskalta and Malleable Ranges, etc.
First St, Revelstoke.     Telephone No. 22
Dominion Security Co., Limited
ben to announce that they have opened up offices at the
■corner of First Street and Contiaught Avenue for the purpose of handling real estate, timber, etc. It will pay you to
call and get particulars, and tret in on ground floor prices.
We also make a specialty of listed property.
A. McRae,
T. Kilpatrick,
P. O. Drawer No. 4.    Telephone No. 321,
^/Iltovayf the   "Best
"ShamrocK* Butter
P. BURNS & CO., Limited
From Maker to Wearer
Our six years' experience measuring, coupled with our
large number of satisfied customers, is surely a testimony worthy of your favorable consideration. We
guarantee a fit. The largest assortment of samples in
the city to select from.    Inspection invited.
John Mclntyre C8i> Son
First Street. Telephone No. 93
Agents for Consu-nsrs' Tailoring Company, Toronto.
Phone 254 *
Doors, Windows, Mouldings.
Lime, Cement, Plaster, Fire Clay.
Lumber, Lath and Shingles.
The Globe Lumber Co., Ltd.
The Home for Honest Shoes
Revelstoke's Boot, Shoe 5 Harness Repairing Co.
A firent Stock of the Well Known Shoes "THE KEEN KUT" just
arrived. This Shoe is nil we claim for it and more. Bench made
throughout, Hy the moBt skilled workman und under any ordln-
nry condition! will give double the wear of any other Shoe at
the same price.
Your Eyesight
IS Important
It' you are having any kind of trouble with
your eyes yon ought, for your own sake, to act
nt on co.
Don't put off the test.   Delay is dangerous.
Weakness or strain readily adjusted now at
a moderate eost may be moat expensive and perhaps impossible to set right if allowed to develop.
Advice and information willingly given by
F. G. Bews, Optician &• Jeweller
Ladies' House Dresses
and Dainty Blouses
c_yi Nice assortment of the above to hand
Newest Designs and the Latest Styles.
Your inspection invited.
tipon us thoughts of Hood things
to eai naturally arise. Among
them our hot cross buns are not
the least by any means.    They ale
not ordinary buns with a cross
on them, They are specially made
of special dough and are a treal
indeed. Do not fail tn order
plenty, for you'll want plenty.
Phone 41 Box 734
Railroad construction work in various parts of the Northwest now under contract by Guthrie, McUougull
& Co. of Portland, will call for tho
employment within the next three
weeks of thousands of men, and will
necessitate the expenditure of mauy
millions of dollars.
Tbe principal project now under
contract by this company is the construction of the Kettle Valley Railroad in Southern British Columbia,
While this road is to lie only thirty-
live miles long, it must be built
through a mountainous country and
will require a heavy force of men.
"We will employ all the men we can
get," said Natt McDougall, bead of
the company. "Wc doubtless will bo
nhie in get men right on the ground"
Guthrie, McDougall & Co., also
have a contract from the Great Northern for building from Ooalmount,
B.C., to Otter Summit, as also twen
ty miles of new track and changing
the line fur the Northern Pacific between Lester and Baston, Wash., and
will start May 1 on a thirty-tive-mile
piece of track for the Milwaukee &
St, Paul between Maytown and Clie-
1 alis.  Wash.
for garden and farm ore beat
for BC soil See Catalogue for
solid guarantee of purity
ana ger in-nation.
Send now for Copy free
Sutton &Scns.ThQKind's Seedmon
1 <f« .i. I i ■ ■ fi 1'. u/.< land
A. J.W o o ol w a r d
Victoria     &       Vancouver
611 rori Sr. M./oran/illoSI
Civil Engineers
Dominion and B. C.  Land
Surveyors  and  Contractors.
P. 0. Box 317       Kamloops, B.O.
„i_mch  Oilice—Watson   Realty  C«.
Selkirk   Hotel   Restaurant
Opening up under new management
Mrs. M. MARTINSON begs t.> announce to the Revelstoke Public
that .she intend.-, to open up Ihis restaurant and run it in strictly
first-class style. Everything up-to-date and strict attention
given to its patrons.
Give us a call
Open until 12 p. m.
LooK. For
Thu Sign
The following is a sample of what
is discovered by the simple weighing
of milk and testing of samples. A
four year old cow gave in one month
92U pounds of milk containing 35
pounds fat. ln the same herd a five
year old gave only 330 pounds of
milk and 19 pounds ol fat. Thus the
lirs: cow gave more than the other
two combined.
This further fact is interesting;
this particular cow was sold by a
man absolutely Ignorant of her value
or dairy capacity. The present owner, through keeping individual record--., knows her better and would not
sell her for less than thirty dollars
more than he paid for her.
Another fact is worth careful attention; tli" total of the herd yield
fur a day or a month will never re-
\ these good Individuals. What
the owner needs to know for cor -
tain is obtained only from a record
of each COW be keeps. You can save
I and    good    feed  by  bestowing
tbem mi cows that you know arc
worth keeping; you will then be in a
posil on to keep your best cows and
will not lose money by selling good
cows cheap.
H.    W.    EDWARDS.
Dear Rugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
33 Second Street, Revelstoke,B.C.
Advertisements,   Catalogues,  Folders,
Circulars,   written   and   designed.
:     Sales   Organised     :
0. B.  N.  W1LKI13
Office: Lawrence Hardware Block
W.   H.   WALLACE,   M.B.C.S.A.
Box 205, Telephone 31J. Revelstoke
Let us estimate for your next job, or ask
us for ideas, specimens, information—we
can help you.
We Trint
Catalogues - Billheads - Cards - Menus
Ball Programs - Bocks and Booklets
Loose Leaf Account Forms - Envelopes
Programs - Wedding Stationery - Tags
Memonam Cards   -   Lumber Forms, Etc.
You know us—your home druggist.
Vou know we wouldn't guarantee any
remedy to relieve indigestion or dys-
, or money back, unless we felt
tbe utmost confidence in that rem -
edy. Therefore, when we oder you
Rexall Dyspepsia Tablets with this
I roof of our faith  in tbem, it leaves
! you no room [or hesitation or doubt.
The  remarkable    success of    R(    e'|
Dyspepsia Tablets is due to the fact
thnt     they     contain,    among  other
things,  Bismuth and Pepsin, two in-
; gredients  endorsed    by the     medical
profession   is invaluable in the trent-
I ment of stomach ills. They soothe
the inflamed stomach, check heart-
turn and distress, stimulate the sec-
ri tion  of gastric  juice, nid in rapid
1 and comfortable     digestion of       the
food nnd help to quickly convert    it
■ into rich, red blood.   In a short time
they tend to restore the stomach   to
a naturally   comfortable, easy acting,
healthy state.   They also benetit   the I
Hex,ni Dyspepsia    Tablets are sold I
i illy at the     more than 7,000 Rexall j
Stores, and in this town only hy us i
The Bews Drug Store.     Three  sizes,
23c,  ."."c and si.00.
KOOTENAY    LODGE,    No.  15  A.F.
uud A.  M.
Regular Meetings are held in
New Masonic Hall on the Third
Monday iu each month at 3 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
ROBT.    GORDON,    Secretary.
O. W. O. W.
Mountain Viiw Damp, No. !**«.
Meets     Second    aud    Eouith    Mondays  iu  each   month   in  Selkirk
Hall.     Visiting Woodmen ■*_*
cordially Invited to attend
H. W. EDWARDS, Clerk.
COCJRT    MT. BEGBIE    NO. 3101
OF I. 0. F.
Meets in St. Francis Lodge Room
every Second and Fourth Monday
in Month. Vi~itin^ Brethern are
cordially  welcomed.
li. G. GARNER. C. R.
Meets every Second and Fourth
Tuesday in the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren cordially invited.
A.  R.  Grant, Die.
H. L. Haug, Sec.
SELKIRK     LODGE 12,  1. O. O. F.
Meet* *very Thnn-day evening Id
Selkirk Hall at 8 o'clock. Viiitlag
brethren  cordially  invitad.
Mail-Herald Electric Tress
Revelstoke.  B. C. Phone No. 8
possess the personal note tbat   ordinary printing lacks,    Drop in
Hi,- Mail-Herald ami ask lor quotations mi our printe.1 facsimile
typewriting     Letters, circulars, mailing canls, ,tc. with all|.the
■fleCtivt-UI of real typewriting nt ■ fraction of its COSt, I
is a woman; I must receive
her." This was the statement of
Oaston Cnlmette ns he permitted
Mine. C'nillaux to enter his private
office. A few moments later Mme.
Caillaux emerged from the room,
leaving her victim dying on the floor
and announced to a porter who
would have detained her, "I am a
woman; you must not touch me."
With such illustrations ns this, and
those offered by the vandnl nets of
militant suffragettes in Great. Britain one is led to wonder of the time
has not come when there should be a
revision of thc definition of the word
"woman," as it has bearing upon
man's attitude toward Individuals of
the sex.—Calgary Herald.
Meets every Wednesday
evening nt 8k. Visiting
brothers cordially invited
McKENZIE   1372
Court Meets in Foresters Hall,
over Smythc's Pool Room First
and    Third   Wednesdays   at   8:30
G. D.  SHAW, C. R.
A.   H.  MARCHANT,  Rec.-Sec.
The   family   remedy   for   Coughs   end Colli..
"Shiloh co«ti «o  little   er.d dois   to much'
Transfer      Draying
Handling Pianos a Specialty
Phone 42 Night Phone85
We are clearing out our stock of Dishes
at prices never before offered to the public of
Revelstoke. We find wc must reduce our
stock in this department before Feb. ist. and
are offering these goods at greatly reduced
Just a Few Prices to Convince You
Cups and Saucers.   Reg. $3.00. Doz. Sa'c Prir? SI.35
8 Inch Dinner Plates   "     3.00     "      " 1.95
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.
By sending to your friends those Photographs
you have been promising them for months. Our
styles are up to the minute and the price is right.
The Worlds Greatest Invention
The New  Edison Phonograph
No Needle Required
Disc Records    ■
No Horn      -   ■
.  Diamond Point
All Cabinet Style
HoWSOn Sr CO.     ::   Sole Local Agency
Everybody Knows the Value
of a Combination Safe .
But there  arc stir, a  leys  people  who don't
know what a  Bate combination   B<
ami   New Zealand Butter make	
P. O.  Box 208 GROCER & BAKER Phone No. 23
Now S.S. "Laurontii ' I lorn No« S.S
First Clan—$92.50.    Second (    -•    -     ■ -    ■  2.50
One Class 1II1 Cabin Service
Express s.s
Second Clan   $50 and up
Teutonic"1   Twin Scrcw S Is:*  '
582 reel lon^ I
^^^^^ Third Class-  $31.25 and
One Class 'II) Cabin Service
s.s. Arabic i      Splendid      | S.S. Cymi
16,000 tons   600 feet long    TwinScre'        I  .'      I        ong
Rate, .$53.75 J     Steamers      ' Rate, -
Fast Express—One Class 'ID Cabin Service
S.S. Si. Paul e^H       s s   \   ,..  -i   .
S.S. St. Louis I        ^^^^^^^^^
12,000 tons—554 feet lOTg    I I    li. .   57i f,.
$55   Also carries TliirJ Class at >.'3.75.
For Sailings, Illustrated Booklets, Etc.. apply to
COMPANY'S OFFICES, 619.2nd Ave.. Seattle
Revelstoke General Agencies—C.P.R. Ticket Agent, Rtrvelstoke
WEDNESDAY,   APRIL  Sth,   1914.
Zbc flDafl-Deralb
Local Reading Notices «nd Business
loe-als 10 rents per line each insertion.
Minimum loi'al ad charge 25 cents,
Display advertisements 25 cents per
inch each insertion, single column.
Legal advertising of any form, also
Government anil Municipal Notices 12
cents per tin.- lirst insertion and 8
■cents per line subsequent insertions,
allowing 1(1 lines io the ineh.
Applications tor Liquor Licenses 15.
Applications for Transfer of liquor
Licenses $7.50.
Land  purchase not ires,  $7.00
Water Application Nottces, up to
100 words, $7.50, over 100 words in
All oilier classes uf advertising not
ineluded in above to be rhnrged at
rate to be arranged with manager on
:'• -.'• g.'jLAjy   •
Snterioi* ipuiuiol.nuo Company}
Ll.Ml;l l
RALPH  G.   SCRUTON,  Editor.
WEDNESDAY,   APRIL   5th,   1911.
There are evidences that the people
of B.O. are awakening to a better realisation of tbe vast possibilities al-
.  i;,  the     development of their
ral     attractions in  regard      to
ti irist traffic    Revelstoke bas been a
pioneer  cit)     in    this    matter,     and
!,. .-  cause for congratulation in this
tion,   Tbe completing oi     the
auto road as an adjunct oi the Rev-
tlst ike National Park will mark an
rtant  Btep forward,   and cannot
but lie productive of immense advantage  to  tliis district   '.inn  tlie view-
point   ot  tourist  attraction.   An edi-
.   ina  Calgary  contemporary  is
and       ' specially interest -
ing as bearing upon the efforts ofthe
'   P.R.   in   this  part  of  the  province,
efforts which bave been fruitful      of
verj   good     results.   The  Importance
of goied  roads amongst  the mount-
* v.'. Btern Canada  is daily   re-
bi tic  attention,
is as it should  be.     The Cal-
'.. .ti r reierred to i
When the   United I       govern -
•   •    Bet    i .;i *■     make     first-class
•   tbi    nountains, run -
city I ' city, its action
cil the pro-
ental foi
ly.   T
■ public
.■ ' ' '
■   I   travel which they  havi
■   ■
-• rating t
'     as    of
the Rock; tains, which h
duced  an i - amount
'  '
past     Had it not for the enter-
thls matti
charm that
a pass-
tber     the federal   nor
r     tbe  incliratton  t    '  I
low tbe example of 1
•    i
.    .
... ....
ted 1
•   ■   ■
by c •-
thll       " like   to
-   .
f thi      ..  •■
vehicular  traffic   would    tv
rendered lighter, and it  would      i >-
• red by automo
i'ii' tfve appliancM
other  than  railway  cars.    The
would gratify    tourists and develop
Canada's commercial ptogress.
Prof,  T.W.  Gregory, of London has
been  busy  for some time past deal -
ing  with  the question   whether     the
earth  is drying up.    His conclusions
are here reproduced:
"Owing to the varied nature of tho
i vidence to bc considered, the extensive and scattered literature
whence much of the evidence has to
be gleaned and the contradictory opinions expressed by high authorities,
the problem whether the earth is dry
Ing up is hedged about with difficulties. Hut one fact does seem to me
to result clearly from tbe evidence ;
there have been many widespread climatic changes in late geologic times,
while in historic times there has been
no worldwide  change of Climate.
■•if we consider particular countries, such as Egypt and Palestine the
balance of expert opinion iB strongly
... favor of the view that there has
been no climatic change in either
'since the earliest existing records.
belief in a lesser rainfall in Palestine  has  been   fostered   by  the      oft
repeated comparison of the Hebrews
between tho stony wilderness of Sinai and the matured fertility of C'ann
an,   Hut it. may be concluded    from
! the  most   precise  tests  now  available
from the range of the date palm and
the Vine, and from the facts recorded by Old Testament writers, that
the climate of Palestine is the same
today as in the time of .Moses.
"Returning to the wider question—
geological evidence shows how the
passage from the climate of the glac
lal period to that of our own day
has proceeded on two main lines. In
some countries there has been a grad
Ual rise in temperature since the disappearance of the ice, accompanied
either by an increase or decrease in
bm dity. ; n . I bei countries the glacial conditions were succeeded by a
warm, dry period,  followed again by
""'.' conditions.
"Tbis Increased humidity charact-
. | res a; climates of Scandi-
n tvi . i'h • n an; . Hung ry, Roumania
the eastern parts of Africa from Nig
eria to Cape Colony, and there is
some evidence of the same change ful
lowing a dry post-glacial period in
England. As an increased rainfall
bas been demonstrated for so many
parts nf the wi'-'d, it is only natural to expert a compensating decrease
in ether districts; and there is acv
c irdingl] a pre dlsposll li a t.i accept the claim that central Asia is
suffering from  Increasing desiccation
"Yet   it   is well  to ri membi r   that
•: •■ extent of such change may     be
easily   exaggerated   by   attributl
■ ci   i  climi tie ■■.
of prehistoric vai la ■■ arch-
■u'll   and     I
•■ii the
c lasts -if Persia and  I tan had
a  very arid    climate
it  the •  is] s
. ■
■   '
■ even distrlbuti
ie regions In the heart of a continent."
"In spite of thc fact that there
lias been a tightness of money and
(ailing off of business pretty much
all over thc West, tbe West is the
place for tbe young man, the place
where there are more opportunities
than in the Middle West or the
Bast," said Mr. M.H. Foley, head of
the well-Known railway construction
tirni of Foley, Welch and Stewart.
Mr. Foley, with Mrs. Foley, is on his
yearly visit to the Pacific coast, having spent part of the winter in California.
The  western work of the firm       is
entirely    in    the  hands  of      Messrs. '
Welch   and   Stewart,  Mr.  Foley     ex- :
plained, while he, from his beadquar-1
tors in  St.   Paul,  Minn.,  directs    tho ,
ivork  in the Middle West.    Thc company has completed the G.N.R.  line
let ween  Fort   William and  Sudbury ,
and (here is little more railway construct ion  of magnitude  in  the Middle
Wesl  at   present, Mr. Foley said.
There was comparatively little rail
way construction in the Bast and
Middle West last year and there will
be less this year. The well-known
visitor expressed his optimism over
business conditions. He looks for an
early revival. Conditions in the Mid
die West just now nre good.
Mr.  Foley  believes  that    the    con- j
struction of the Pacific Great East - '
em from Vancouver to Fort, George,
and its projection into the Peace riv-
er district  will mean another steady
flow of immigrants from the    middle
states into the pew territory.  "It was !
too  hard  to get in  there  before,"   lie
explained      He does not think  imml- i
gration fell oil a great deal last year
from the year before, but predicts   a '
c insiderable  decrease    in    thc immi- |
gration  from  the States to the pnii-
ries  this   year.
Evans vs Burns
On April 'Jl there is to be a return
match between Bobby Evans and
Charlie Hums, of Vancouver. The
fvent is fixed for the Opera House ,
and in view of the records of the men
their past meetings, and particularly
their line exhibition ou thc occasion
of their last bout at Revelstoke there
should be a big bouse.
The opera house forms a line ring,
and the last boxing exhibition held
there was of a level throughout calculated to ensure generaus support
for similiar exhibitions staged under
tbe same management in future. Dob-
1 y Evans enjoys a reputation locally
which wus enhanced by the decision |
awarded him over Burns hy Referee I
Willoughby, but there was not much
to choose between the two. The return engagement on April -I is to be
for ten rounds and patroiiB can rely
upon witnessing u clean, hustling exhibition. There will be a number of
minor events, between local lads pret
ty evenly matched, and tbo occasion '
should be well worth a crowded
Fire insurance placed in th   most reliable companies.    Prompt
settlement of all i   .iius.
Call and see us about Accident or Life Insurance.    Do not
delay.    We are at your service.
Money to loan on first mortgages,
J. D. Hiiiiiai.i), Pres. J. D. Sibbald, Jr„ Seo.-Treas,
Area of Cultivated
All changes of ads must positively bc handed into this
office by Monday evening in
order that the change shall
appear in Wednesday's issue,
and any chantes intended for
Saturday's issue must bo
handed in not I ater than
Thursday evening of ea> h
week. Business men please
take note of the above.
iBBBBB.Sij'SiSiS.K'S s*S *■»
[aster Concert
lend Increases
\  bulletin on crop and agricultural
land  statistics  is  in  course  of    pre- J
paration by the Department of Agri-
e    ture.   When this is published there
is every Indication that it will Bhow
tbat, since the  last book of similar
statistics was published in  I'.'l I, thero
bas been a steady progress maintained all  over the   .Mainl. i d   in  reclaim-
ii g  land  friuii  its wild  state      an.,1
adapting it to the    production      of
Mr. A.H. Tweedle, aseistant statls-
in answer to an inquiry     on
bovc     subject yesterday, stat   l
tbat  though  returns were not all in
yct   from bis own observation be was
i forecast that everywhere    In
i d  •     would ie"    f" in i
increase in tbe area of cul-
ild this
•  ■  : ile on the Thompson rive:
•   Kamloops,   md  Pen.
la]     ul
•    Mi    r    •
ly   wa-
e.lil set
'    ■
trket  I r all   k
Readey, soil and crop in
tated tbat
'armii ■
' '
The following is the program ofthe
Master Concert,  to  be given on Friday, .April 17th at  St.  Francis Hall:
Opening  Address   Mr.  J.J.  Moran
Solo     and  chorus    Eight Sailors
Duet   Alberta  Hobson  and
   Elaine Bobbins
Recitation       Alice Tevine
Chorus    Seven  Little Chickens
Song      Oliffe    Cashato
Club Swinging Exhibition 	
   Six High  School Girls
Chorus         Ten    Jolly    Cowboys
Scarf  Drill   Six  Girls  in  Costume
Recitation         Arthur  Jackson
What Do  Vou  Think *.'  	
Action   Song  and  Military  Exercise
by six boys and six girls
Address    Rev.  Father McKenzie
t.   Quartrttk   "There is a Green  Hill" Gounod
2. SONO—"The Mighty Deep" .Iinlc
Mr. Frank I'aulding
3. Trio   "Lift Thine Eyes" (Elijah)
■I.    Oi n nt:    " Holy, Holy, Holy" (Elijah)
5.   Duet   "Love Divine" Slainer
Miss Parker and Mr. P, Samson
0. oi au i in ik-" Shepherd of Souls (The Sign of lhe Cross)
7.    SONG —" The Children's Home" Cotccil
Mr. George Hawker
s.   Song—"I Know Thai My Redeemer Liveth" (Afessiah)
Miss Tryphosa Parker
1. Oi im i i 1i: ( The Holy ('ity)
"List lhe Cherubic Hosl"
.'.    SONG    "When I Survey lhe  Wondrous Cross" Farmer
Mr. Paul Samson
3.    TRIO - "Ii Shall Come lo Pass" (The Holy City)
•I.    Octki ii-    ''For He Shall Give His Angels Charge.Over Thee". Elijah
5. Pit I     "O Lovely Peace" Handel
Misses  Parker anil  Paulding
6. Song    ''A Song of Thanksgiving" Mlilmn
Miss Tryphosn Parker
7. Oi \Kii.iti    "ii Divine Redeemer" .rjtouiwil
s    Chorih   *■' O Gladsome Light"                  ,.(2'he GolHctt Legend)
SOPRANOS   Mrs. Sqtiarebriggs, Mrs. Little, Mrs. W. Bews, Mrs. I'.
Paulding,   Miss T.   Parker.
ALTOS     Mrs   Dent,   Mrs.   Pagdin,   Miss Paulding.
TENORS   Mi. P. Samson, Mr. C, Gordon, Mr. Duck, Mr. Alwood.  >
BASSES - Mr. F, Paulding, Mr. G. Hardy, Mr.  II. Parker.
Commences 8:30 p.m. Admission, 50c        Reserved, 75c
Character Sketch   Mr. H.N. Monk |    In    a certain literary club, one. of
Playlet,   Love Laughs at Locksmiths   the members, in  proposing thc name
' of a candidate for membership, mentioned among his qualifications, that
j he could speak several dead languag-
,,     _    ,, . ..     -,    ,     , _ _,     es.   To this nn opponent ri plied that
Mr. Faulkner,  of the Bank of Com- ' ' '
be never heard tho gentleman in ques
mercc,  leaves for      Vancouver today. '.. „„„ ,       ...       „   .     .  _______
tion speak     but one dead language,
W. Lane will be acting manager     in   amI h(1 nlnrdered tbat as be went al-
tbe meantime. [ong.—Christian Register.
Thousands of i irding to a
Portland dispatch, are needed to
■work on the Kettle River and Coal
mnnt Railways in this province, 11
any steps can be taken to secure foi
our own people preference in this
field, they ought to be taken. We
know how very difficult It is to protect domestic nenlnet foreign labor;
but there may be some way of doing
so that will be fair to the contractors as well as to their cmi loyees.
1 Do you i ■ polygamj
ed     County Judge Clarence Dole, in
Anthony Solitaire, one of
Ine applicants fot   naturalise
"I  do  Dot  know  what   yni   mean,"
Solitaire answered through an Intel
Dii    em think s man should be pef
i to hav^ more than oos wife?"
asked   the   |tldge
"Some  do,    1  don't   want any,"was
tbe retort,
"Passed,"   laid   'be   court, and   the
j apers  were  awarded,
Two Recipes
•ei,     a
iii   one   lock      '   wavy  hair
Of   dell m«,   and
slight      e e
with n >r  the
K'.r     ii ippj    Wedded  Life   Tn one
v oman sdd nnmei m      ■•    i       eat I
ropplei     ■        Ith "Yes,
you more than 'ever,"   Mi'  thorough
iv with long pleased expressions    at
light   Of   ni-*   gOWm   ami   hats,       and
H'-nion      With   irianv  remark"  abOUl
"youthful appearance."   S| tinkle lib
ernlly      with     checks    and   bonhOPI
(Courtship  brand).      Do nut  stir Dp.
The Brand
to buy for
J Because: both Ham and Bacon are
tender, sweet, rich, nutritious and altogether
satisfying,   Not once or twice, but always.
An Easter Breakfast of Swift's Premium Ham
or Bacon is the beginning of a lifelong friendship
Order by the name from your dealer.
Swift Canadian Co., Limited
'..' WEDNESDAY,   APRIL   Stb,   191i.
The maximum of
wear and comfort
at the minimum
Revelstoke's Department Store
To fit every member of the family as
that member likes
Hospital Sal
We have the proper Towels, Sheets and
Pillow Cases for the Hospital Linen
Shower and being for a worthy cause
and a very worthy institution we are
offering the full line at special prices
this week.
100 Pillow Slips 25c
100 Towels 15c
1 00 lure Linen Towels  ...     25c
100 Sheets at $1
The Big
Cotton Showing
is now in progress in our Dry
Goods Department   We have
1000 Cotton Balls
to give away as Souvenirs of
our Annual Spring Cotton
Mens Furnishings  and  Shoe  Department
AU the Novelties and all the Staple lines tbat the best Shoe Makers are showing, we are now ottering
the public. Let us convince you that the best dressed'feet in the city are wearing our Shoes. We protect you
from faulty made Shoes and poor Leathers. Any Shoe that goes out from our shelves we fully expect to give
perfect satisfaction. If it does not we stand between you and loss and the makers are only too pleased to
stand behind us.
The   Bell" Shoe for Women
Shoes that are made to fit the feet, as well as to illustrate the prevailing styles. They keep their Shape and the wear above all others at
the same prices.
Do you know that this isa Pump season? Our new "Lonzo" and
"Bungalow" Lasts must please you They are made on Pump Lasts and
do not slip at the heel. Plain and Colonial fronts in tan, gun-metal,
patent, and White Buck.
Thc CLASSIC Shoe for Children
Absolutely the must perfect'fitting, best-
wearing children's shoes on the market. Our
slock is complete. We can give ymi exactly
what you wish in exactly the size you wish.
The BOY SCOUT Shoe for Boys
We .ue specialists in hoy's shoes and can
oiler you your selection lhe newest, neatest,
lust-wc;ii ing line of Hoy's Shoes that the mai-
ket affords.    If there were better made we
would have tliein.    All sizes from 11 to ">.*,
S2 to $4.50 a pair
The Regal Shoe for Men
The best shoes in the world. They
fit any man's pocket-book and they
fit every man's feet. Lasts that have
the snap and swing. Gentleman's
shoes in every particular. In all
leathers.     Prices $4 to $6.50
for Men
The choicest of choice Shirts, are
now heing shown for your approval.
All the famous W. G. & R. COAT
SHIRTS. They Fit, r.hey Wear, they
hold their Colors.
The new prevailing Blocks from the
World's best Hat Makers. Chrlstys'
Hats have no superior. In Soft and
Stiff Blocks.
Easter Neckwear
New wide end Four-in-Hand Nobby
Wash Ties in Light Silks.
Something nice and
Fresk for Easter
Celery, Cauliflowers, Radishes, Orcen Onions, Rhubarb,
Head Lettuce, Cucumb<rs and New Cabbage. We receive
by ExpreBs three times a week always when in Season.
Leaf Lettuce we  get fresh every day.
On Saturday we will have Strawberries, Asparagus and
Leave  your  orderB early as the supply is uot very large
(lur Oranges, arc the best quality we can get and we
ofler them to you at lowest Prices.
Swifts Premium Hams and Bacon always tn Stock.
Local Fresh Eggs are very plentiful now. Don't forget
them for Easter.
We will also bavo a Good Assortment of Plants for
Canned Fruits are in great demand
now and we carry a full line of the
HUNTS CALIFORNIA FRUITS—Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Cherries and Pineapple in two and one-half pound
tins, at   40c.
Peaches Pears, Apr!rots, Cherries and Pineapple in
Staple  Quality,   per tin   30c.
Pineapple  Slices and Grated in two pound tine   30c.
Peaches, i'ears, Strawberries and Raspberries ln two
pound  tins   25c.
Peaches and Apples in Gallon Tins.
THISTLE BRAND leas, Corn, Beans in two pound
tins for   25c.
SUNSHINE   TOMATOES, seven tins for     $1.00
Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!
The snow has gone for another year
and you should be starting your
garden now. We have a line
variety of seeds this year Everything you will need in (lowers,
vegetables or grass seeds. If you
want green vegetables early this
Summer start them in thc house
now and in a few weeks when the
night frosts are over, transplant
them in your garden and you will
be surprised how quickly they come
on and bc ready for use.
Steele Briggs, Ferry's and McKenzie flower or garden seeds. Lawn
grass seed, white clover seed, or
Kentucky blue grass for the lawn.
For the Farmers we have Timothy
seed, Red Clover, Alfalfa and Al-
siki clover seed. All new seeds
and first-class quality.
Watch for Friday & Saturday Specials
WEDNESDAY,   APRIL  8th,   1914.
Never Too Cold
Where hot medicinal waters are the most wonderful health
restorers on the continent. Our record of cures of rheumatism and other chronic complaints is unequalled and verified
by our gratified patrons.
Located among the best scenery of Canada, easy of
access. The Sanitarium is handsomely fitted and finished for
comfort and convenience of guests.
Halcyon   Hot   Springs   Sanitarium
Wm. Boyd, Prop., Halcyon, Arrow Lakes.
For Use In the Navy ?
Strictly First-Class
Rooms Single, en suite
and with Bath    .
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Rates $1.00 a Day and Up Phone U
Furnished Rooms by the Day. Wee', o: Month
Mas. H. J. Hanbury,   -     Proprietn
Steam Heated Throughout.     Housekeepr.^ Suites.
■Mrs. Amy Campbell-Johnston, who
recently returned with her husband h
mining engineer, from an inspection
trip in the Groundhog country, contributes line following article on the
value Of the mineral production -if
that region tor    use in the   British
After many years of strenuous W'o.'k
by my husband in bis journeys to
the far mirth of the headwaters cl
the Skeena, Nuns and Stikine riven,
tin fruit is beginning to ripen for .he
bonedt |i the Uritish Empire. Ais Uee
writer accompanied him in every foot
ci the way. sharing all the hardships
so she can speak feelingly of the im-
portant culminations developing for
our fm ure' shipping Industries nlong
cnir coasts, calling tor a large arm;
of workers in thc northern interior
to win the mineral to load on the
prospective great mercantile fleets
about tu be organized to carry this
excellent coal widecast to all ports
on the Pacific Ocean.
First, we must realize that these
coalfields contain a "rura uvis" iu
hard smokeless steam coal, second to
none e world's producers,     and
onlj equalled by tbo product of
i South Wales and the Eastern American co'«is i,f Pennsylvania and Western Virginia. All these coals are called "dry ci'iils." that is, hi^h in fix-
ed carbon, to generate intense heat,
calculated as1 British thermal units
for comparison; low in ash and clin-
kei . : the temperature of the lire
grates may not be lowered by constant^ opening their doors to drop
iiiei cle n lhe fire bars; and containing jus; sufficient volatile matter to
generate a smokeless flame to reach
11. ■ ivj ter ii,!.i b above tin m. This
li ation of these three essential parts is that fur which the
n iv, 1 lords uf the world are seeking
may manoeuvre their res-
Dreadnoughts ln sec- ]lall ,.illm,
ret, over the many s'as,  without   a ... ,
tell-tale trail    of     Btnoke   following
ti   disi       •■ their presence to in
TH  . : DO! NTRY.
us one who could lay tils matter of
grout importance before the Uritish
Admiralty. He recognized at once its
seriousness, and deBirod to be kept
fully posted as matters matured, Sivy
ing he bad already laid the facts con
tained In our letters before thc Rt.
Hon. HeginaldMcKeena, then First
Lord of the Admiralty, At this time
the Hon. L.P. I'ellotlor was making
his memorable trip on behalf of Canada to the centre of the Empire. This
minister was supplied with thc fullf
est further details to piesent to the
Uritish  government.
Now, the leaven, apparently, is bo-
ginning to work. Mr. D.Ai, Thomas,
with his confreres is the largest con-
tractor to supply smokeless steam
conl to the navies of the world, as
well as to mercantile tleets plying to
all purls. To cany out his contracts
perhaps, too, nt the suggestion of
the Uritish Admiralty, l,e has at last.
been forced to realize the impurt.auco
of this Groundhog commodity, not
only from Its Quality as competitor
to his other coal mines iu South
Wales and the Eastern States, but.
also aii an economio factor capable
of laying down coal in the future at
a cheaper price per ton, nnd so, ser-
li usly cutting Into his trade.
Corner View
and Douglas Streits.
Jack Laughton, Proprietor
First Stree'   Reve'.stc ke, B. C.
Good Accommodation.       Re       *    ble Rates.
Cafe in Connecti
li. i . isband w Ith the writ
er   made     their first   trip    into '.ue
•Irom. . itry to i   amine, .is a
.   engineer, certain     coal  lands
-   e <inai, rs     i ;     the
ll ■
i,   We    were  generally
Ha   Iton tl   •
id, and
f coal
These facts the writer considers his
tory which should not bo lost sight
of iu the public interests, and also
that all the pioneers who are instrumental in opening up the natural
wealth of our province at the risk of
their lives, when others following in
their laboriously cleared tracts aro
alone the ones to reap the harvest of
dollars  from  possessing  more  capital
to carry out successfully the original
neep thoughts of those who have unrewarded and painfully broken the
trails and originated the conceptions
having such far-ranging effects In tbe
tail i oi y of nations. This history
should include not only captains of
industry, but the venturesome pros -
pectors who primarily take their lives in their hands to be followed close
on their heels hy the miners, packers
i ml ail'auce guard of clvlllzalIon, all
:,. i.e. king posi Ible the ultim -
ate weal! h given only te. the capil
In ■■    It    hap] ened    I!' il   warships
from but ii the United Stal es  ind Ja
to this     province seeking
fuel for their navy,    tho
same year that we had disci vered the
■ Iroi   dhog ■ oal, th i writer
immediately  grasped the  Importance
personally placing this before the Bri
tish  Admiralty  through  her  correspondent, the Duke of Argyll.
From   his    enthusiasm   for further
. the i vid ml     ci ri eel     policj
have  been for Mr.  Campbell -
Johnston      to  have  gune   himself  t.e
technical evldei ce concern
Ing the quality and quantity of this
■'lite their development as
Admiralty     prefer putting their
own questions  direct, rather than acquiring know '   •   - sec md I and. This
nethod     v mid    have more speedily
t. this Groundho    coal  matter
to a foius.
Mav 7
.lirie. 1
July 1,33,30
Aug.  lil
May 26
July Id
Sept. ,*l
May 11
June IS
Aug. (1
May (i
June li. _l
July 22
Aii«. W
Sept. 7
June 17
July 15
Aug   111
Mav 20
July 8
Si pi.   2
May 20
.liuv 8
Aug. 20
Mav 13
June   ll)
Aug. ."*■
May (1
June 8, 24
Julv 1. 23
Aug.   IJ
.1  II, L.i
Aug. '2U
Miiy 25
July II
Aug. 27
May 7
June 6
Julv*.':!, 30
Aug. 18
Sept. 7
Cut This Out and Keep the Season's Fixtures Handy.
Bjl fSEB
ll',1*' e
"Twelve Stortei of Solid Comfort
In tho contra of LhinRe—thi ulrca
fiml stores (-ii both »i(k*H, DuilriitiK
abotutuly fireproof"—concratOiBtcel
and marble,
With Baths—%2 per day u;i
NOTICE) TO eui-Dramri
'    DYE
kTho Guaranteed "ONE DYE for
1 All Kinds of Cloth., Slmpla, Nu Chine* of MlmkM, THY
j   111  .s.-mi lor Free Color Cartl and Uookleit.
| Tbe JoliU6on.Hkh_il.on Co. Li lulled, Montrenl
■cr :x*n
tlio    Estate   of     William   Kinpoy
McLaUchlln,    ileeensed.
Notice is licreliy given that creditors .mil others having any claims
against the estate ol William Bmpey
McLauchlin, deceased, late ol RevelBtoke, li. ('., who died on or ahout
the (ith day of December, 1913, aro
I required to send by post prepaid or
'deliver to the Jndorstgned Solicitors
for the Executrix named in tlie lust
will of said deceased on or before the
3rd day of June, l'.U4, their nameB
and addresses and lull particulars of
their claims and demands, duly veri-
fled with the nature of the securities
(if any) held by tbem.
Notice is further given that, after
that date the Executrix will proceed
to distribute the assets of the deceased among the parties entitled
thereto, having regard only to tho
claims of which she shall then have
notice, and that she will not ho liable
for the snid assets or auy .part thereof to nny persons of whose claims
she shall not have bad notice.
Dated at Revelstoke, B. 0„ April
1st,  1914.
Solicitors  for  the      Executrix of the
last   Will     of     William   Bmpey Mc-
Lauchlln,  deceased. Apr. 22
It v. iii pay
make a c.
you to
11 at
F.   B.   WELLS,
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town,    -   Revelstoke, fi. C
before buying yonr outfit of wiikiii.: i
lor the bush. I mule a
specialty of tagging
Sh'ies, rants,Sox,Shirts
Blankets uouev ei ytblng
i "uu prl tt) vnnrl nHiti^ffp,
elastic even
Central Hotel
Abrahamsun Bros.
First-Ciass in all
All Modern
Special Weekly Rates
suitably furnished with the choicest the
market affords. Best Wines, Liqu< A and
Citfars.    Rates $1 a day.    Monthly rates.
j*.   _a_l_3:e:rt    STONE Tt?:R.O_P.
Union   Hotel
A   P. LBVB8QOB, Proprietor
I      to
tnd Do
■   Itiver
Hilt        e,f       I,
exist  ir. of ntnph
From now on,  with I ■'
the coal samples broil [hi  oul   repre
cognised that a dlsi I "i      b<Mfl
made of grw I  Im ortai ce, noi only
to Canada, but to the Bi ' I      Dm- |
plre, li nn 'i strategical po) il of view
The writer bad already started oom
municfttion with the Duke ■ jf Argyll,
Next time you ko to tho theatre or
:.. the   'ni"'  ee '    usl  notice,  if you
.  how many ol our home ladies
11 mil hair—glossy, lustrous,
d,   Then,  if     you will
e or ten whose
ie particularly   pretty
what they  use on
leasl    more
■    -.ill say " Harm-
r."    It   Is  fast   he-
ii both men   and
:  about the
Harmony     Hair  THERE'S A HEAP
1 acb     time    OK SATISFACTION
tains no oil;       ln Ih Ing in 5 ■ 11 n\\ ■ ' oino.   Vou
hair,      nor       i iikd pi iilu In llxlnfej ii ii i in adding
Inimovi" 11 -   evury    oo •■■   ia    B
■ di i.i dee
impoo. TO OWN
npoo givoe     an YOUK OWN  HOME
Ich   lather  thai      nn does 1101  iei|iilie m l»l ofcush. We
partol      will mil   you  In  pj        Ion  »i  *>
li I \ un Inivi- 11   r 1 le eai h and a
1    ;'    'i,licke       real ambition to own ii
.  bi  I   "ll   |us1
I   I        pel ,'  ..ii   lak
Contains no-
• in iiiinn tho balr; leaves
Just       a
ome    .ii odd-
. rlnklei   topi     if ■ 1 mony  Hair
■ ij  Shampoo
■ let. e ,i to satisfy yon
ui i-ji-i y way, e.i . ii .,„, v back.—
'.'■Id   only    el    the n      Mian   7,'KKI
Rexall  Store 1,   md       tl      town
iv ley  i'   ths Bew* Drug Stort.
A. K.  KINCAID,  Manager.
hii   Thomas Mpton'i   new rimiionK-
er will be palnti i tee eoloi
in Ailing in the blank stating cause
:    distillery
fat  the chief of the  brigade tersely
I  "in water."
Application for a licenso to tak6
and use and lo store and pen back
watei Will he made under tbe Water
Art  of British Columbia as follows:
il) .Name of applicant, Selkirk
Power Company, Limited.
(2) Address of applicant, In care
Ridley Macrae and Toliia, its solicitors, 509, Hank of Ottawa liuilding,
Vancouver, B.C.
(8) Stream,     Akolkolex or   Isaac
1I1 The water is to he diverted
from the si ream on the south sido
about two thousand four hundred
feet ui'striam from the Northern
Boundary of _.S. 16, Section 26, Tp.
21,  R. I,  West Of  6th Meridian.
(5) The purpose of water will be
production of power.
I'e. Thc land on which thc water is
to he used Is described as follows:—
Tower bouse on or about. L.S. 16,
•Sect. 2C, Tp. 31, tt. I., West of Cth
Meridian. being a fall of 110 feet
more or less from point of diversion.
(7) Water applied for, IHO cubic
feet seconds.
(S) Water to bc stored is J300C
acre feet, area 40H acres more or leas
(9) Reservoir site is located about
2400 feet upstream from Northern
Boundary of L.S.  16, Sect. 26, Tp.21
R.1,  West of the 6th  Meridian.
(10) This notice was posted on the
ground on the I'sth March, 1914.
ill) A copy of this notice and an
application pursuant thereto and to
the requirement! of the "Water Act"
Will he filed in the oilice of the Water Recorder at Revelstoke, B.C.
(12)   Territory in which power Is tc
be used is  in nnd ahout   the district
known as Bait and West Kootenay.
Selkirk   Tower Company, Limited,
W.  Bowden, Director,
1st appearance 1st April, 1914.
object ions mny he filed with the
Comptroller Of Water RiRhts, Victoria, B.C., or Water Recorder, Revelstoke, B.C., within 30 days of this
Tctition for the approval of the
undertaking will be henrd in the
oflire of the Board nt a date to be
lixrd hy the Comptroller of Water
BlRhtH. Apr.  18.
Come end look nt ot
Irons    guaranteed foi ever.
^^^^^^      $V90
& COLDS   Estimates given free
gTltat-fll 1*111 fOT Women, J.r) ti box or throofor
J1U. Sold at all I'rug Stores, or mailed to Any
iiddrPMon receipt uf price. Tub Scousli. J)»vo
co , Ht. Catharine! Ontario.	
VIUUtT:lot Nerve nnd Brain; Increnwi "trrey
miltt"r":nTnnlc—will build )'"'■ »p. J3 n leox.or
two rat Pi. nt ttniK ntnreii, or by mnil on reeolpl
I of [irlre. Thi ScoBtLi. Imvii Co. St. CaUiartncj.
Ontario. WEDNESDAY,   APRIL  Sth,   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 tor 30,000 Prosperous Agriculturists.   Scenic Attractions.   Industrial Possibilities.
The inhabitants of British Columbia
■are often accused by t how ignorant of
the vast resourced 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 seeiion known as THE
There are even people An the Coast
lilies, who, whilst only too willing to
admit the destiny of their own centers, are still incapable of doing even
bare justice to that great Inland Empire, which in the last analysis Is tho
only justification for the cxistenco of
the entrepot business which alone supports the rainswept seaports of the
Pacific Coast of Canada.
The dweller alone the ocean shore,
whilst boasting of his prosperity,
which depends upon the handling of
traffic destined to he consumed in tho
Interior, is foolish indeed to attempt
nny other explanation of his own prosperity, save and alone that the vast
development of the inside of the continent is the very creation of the sea
and railway born transferring of cora-
molities by virtue of which his own
cities are being built.
One oi  the greatest direct causes of
traffic along  our railways  running   to
the   Pacific Coast, is ihe recent developments in the production of minerals
throughout  tbe     Interior    of    British
Foremost among these rank the coal
Bilver lead, galena, copper and other
in.ii. of tbe district of Kootenay and
the I low- Nesl Pius whilst the Sim-
ilkamoen and adjacent territory presently being op n ■ 1 up by new railway
construction is also commencing to
swell the output of base and precious
mentals. Under thc stimulating influence of this mineral output, prosperous mining towns and camps, peo-
plrj wiih the most capable and highest I'aid body of skilled miners to be
found In the Dominion, have sprung
into existence within the la^t ten
years. The-'e centers, are only tho
forerunners of the great wealthy cities which -o -oe>n as euffiolenl cupital
i- available, will arise as if by magic,
at thc strategetical point, which will
be the transportation centers oi the
vast, well-defined, bigh grade, mineral-
lsed regions which are now being located by prospectors and government
geologic surveys, throughout the lode
belts of the Interior of British Colum
Another of our infant, but destined
to bc gigantic Industries, is the
Fruit Growing business, thioughout
the sheltered fertile valleys of our
Interior. The vast numbers of people
whose prairie crops ol Golden Grain
wave over countless hundreds of miles
of land whereon it is impossible to
grow fruit, possess both the appctito
and the mean- where with lo satisfy
same; and in the near future the fruit
eating desire of a population of twenty millions of prosperous citizens of
the great Northwest, will have to ho
satisfied bj the products of B.C. Interior fruit ranches and  orchards.
But fruit growing is anly one of the
varied methods of wresting wealth
from B.O. valley soils. As the operations of the lumbermen take off one
valuable crop of produce, they are
succeeded by the mixed farmer, who
tears out the stumps of the forest-
growths, and re plants the products
of the market garden and mixed farm
The same insatiable market which
gapes open for the products of the
orchard, is waiting to swallow up the
produce of the celery and tomatoe
field, thc potato row, and the cabbage patch. In thc same manner as
the present dnv smiling fields an'l pastures of Old Ontario were hewn out of
the wilderness of but three short generations aeonc. so shall the fertile valleys and hillsides of British Columbia
blos'som as thc rose under tho efforts
of a race of pioneers and agriculturists, before whose labors, backed by
resources of science nnd money, unavailable to their forefathers of the Empire Loyalists, the terrors of tho western wilds are even now and before
Our eyes, being replaced by Iho boun-
teoiiH peace and plenty of a highly cultivated land.
In spite of every advantage of soil
r.nd climate which will bring the agriculturists In his dns of thoiisnn Is In
to our fertile valleys, thero will always remnin throughout the Interior
of  British   Columbia,  large  areas      of
timbered land, nnd which, under the
careful systems of reforestrution, and
protection now being introduced by
tho government, will stand for all
timo to come, among the greatest
timber producing areas in the civilized world. There is scarcely a prominent business man of Rovelstokn, or
any other interior town, who has not
iu the past made large sums ot 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
he gained by the wide-awake lumber -
men. workers and dealers of these dis
tri.ts, through the legitimate exploitation of the timber wealth of our
great province.
Go where you will, you will find no
better located point for tho site of a
city than Revelstoke. It is as nearly
as possible in the centre of that great
section oi British Columbia extending
for a length of SMI miles between tho
Crow's Nest and B.C. Southern railway easterns to the south and the
routes of the Grand Trunk Pacific
and Canadian Northern railways to
the north.
Prettily situated on tho 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
Railway, which connects with the palatial steamers of tho C.P.R. on tin
Arrow Lakes, and with the B.C. Sou-
thern, Columbia and Western, Crow's
N'est Pass and Great Northern Railway systems to the south.
As the construction of the Granl
Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern
railways to the north proceeds, nnd
these -ystems become extended into
the Cnno- River valley and the territory tributary to thc Big Bend of the
Columbia, they must seek connections
with the south, and Revelstoke will he
the point of junctions of the railway
systems of the future with those of
today as (hey traverse the ereat valleys which radiate east and west,
north and south from this city as
their common centre.
As proof of thc gigantic plans for
railway development centering on Revel toke as a great strategetical transportation centre, the Canadian Pacific
-ystem, Canada's premier transcontinental route, have voted the sum of
110,000,000 to be expended during the
year 1913 to 1018 iu double tracking
i heir mainline from Calgary to Revelstoke and Vancouver, this gigantic
work involving the building of a tunnel under the mighty Selkirks, the
rebuilding of the big steel bridge ac.
ross the Columbia at Revelstoke, an I
the laying of an additional set of steel
through the entire mountain section.
During the progress of this work, for
five years now rommenrxl, Revelstoke
will be  Ihe centre    and  pay    station,
i wdience most of the supplies will be
distributed to the tunnel gangs and
where the waee bill of approximately
312,800,000 will be disbursed and drcu
In addition to these vast schemes of
railway development, another project
of International Importance has recently been commenced, beinn nothing less
than the rendering suitable for navigation of the world's Seventh largest
river for the entire distance from Revelstoke to the Pa' ific ocean at Portland
Oregon. The U.S. government have
already spent $5,000,000 in work on the
lower Columbia, and the Dominion
Treasury, at the la-t Ottawa session,
voted a sum of $20,000 to pay the expenses of a survey and hydro'.-raphical
investigation, which is now actually at
work making a compl te chart of the
upper river from Revelstoke to the International Line. It is proposed to
provide a ten foot channel from Revelltoke clown the mighty artery of the
Columbia along which ■
easiest nnd natural trnfflc highway of
; the West, the timber and minerals of
B.C.. and the wheat of the N.irthwest,
■ ould be float'! a' — minium of cost
and labor, \in Portland to the Pacific
ocean. This route has alreidv i-cc'lv-
ed the unanimous backing .f 'he Procurers and Merchants of Alberta, as
i oired In their resolution nt the rcent
"Panama Grain Route" convention in
the City of Calgary wh-n the Oi lam-
bia  River  Grain  Route  was    officially
recognMd as ■. coming fa tor In the
(ran portatlon iltuatlon o' North America.
While Revelstoke thus ocouplea 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 tho Columbia
river and its tributaries north of the
city. Thi? expenditure involved in tho
Conversion of this timber into a marketable product will not full far short
of $'J75,00O,0OO.
Water power is plentiful In the vicinity, the city having harnessed one
stream to a capacity of 1,800 horao
power, whi' h is offered for industrial
purposes  nt 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 fruit-
growlng, poultry farming, dairying,
stock raising, and general agriculture
This land is capable of supporting a
rural population of 30,00(1 people.
Extensive and varied mineral deposits are known to exist in the ncigh-
borhood,  and nwait development.
Cradled amid beautiful scones of
mountain and glacier, forest-clad hill
and vale, river, stream and lake; favored with an equable climate, Revel
stoke is one of the most picturesquely located of Canadian cities and an
Ideal town in which to make a home.
It is well lighted, has a hieh pressure supply of pure water which can
be exten led to meet any future requirements, good drainage and sewerage, high class educational institutions in the way of public and high
schools',      a     Y.M.C.A.    with  a well-
j equipped gymnasium, two public parks
fair grounds, race track,     magnificent
! summer park on Mount Revelstoke
connected with th' .ity hy trail, nice
homes and gardens, and in fact all
the  modern conveniences that   go    to
I male a town attractive from a resi - I
dential point of vbw. (The great
siimmcr and tourist resorts of the
Poky Mountains are with.n a few
hours reach.) Good fishing may be
had in  many of the adjacent streams
( and lakes. Hunters will find here resorts of big game with reliable guides
at call.
One of th? most valuable assets of
the district is its climate. It is comparatively mild, e (liable according to
the seasons, Balubrious, bright aud
sunshiny throughout the greater part
of the year. The heat is not excessive in midsummer; the evenings are
always pleasantly cool. Tho winters
are not extreme, the temperature rarely  falling below  zero, and then not
exceeding ten degi   i>- low for a  few
elass in midwinter. The natural moisture is sufficient to make irrigation
unnecessary. A more bracing atmos -
phere ii would be difficult to find.
The Government records show sum-
mer and winter ranges of temperature
as follows:
Summer—July,  1909, Maximum  !S9 deg
July   1909,  Mean. 77  deg;   July   11109
Minimum, 40 deg.;  July, 11109,  Mean
■19 deg.
Winter—January,   1910,  Maximum,  40
deg.; Jan. 1910, Mean, 27 deg.; Jan.!
l'JlO, Minimum,  12 below zero,  Jan.
1010, Mean.  17 above zero.
Precipitation—Summer, 1010, 2.32 in.'
rain: Winter, 1910, l.U in. rain, win
ter,  1910, 22.20 in. snow.
The altitude of Revelstoke is 1,400
ie ■ t above sea level, and it is subject to Pacific Coast winds inlluence,
a guarantee of moisture and mildness
varied with fine and sunny weather.
Among recent developments at Revelstoke, and as additional proof of the !
energy and ability of its citizens und
iheir ultimate faith in the future of
tbis city and district, may bo mentioned.
The throwing open of the Railway bolt
lands to settlement, enabling bona fide
homeseckers and purchasers to take up
forty acre sections of the soil Of glorious Kootenay, upon the most favorable terms.
The commencement of n unique *en-
ic and tourist attraction, in the shape
of a road to the summit of Mount Rev
elstoke, built expressly for automobile
traffic, and giving .icess to the Mount
Revelstoke National Tark, six thousand feet high nnd forty-eight squaro
miles in extent, presenting a series* of
magnificent views of the Great Selkirk
Mountains, with snow clad peaks, ice
fields, glaciers, and the wondrous Columbia River valley, said by world tra
veiled tourists and Mountain Climbers
to surpass the wildest dreams of fancy
for beauty and scenic features.
In anticipation of a vast tourist tra
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 c7Wail-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.
Howjt is Dealt  with   in
In view of the fact tbat the unemployed problem is a live issue thru'-
cut British Columbia the following
interview with Mr. Robert E. Mansfield, American consul-general at Van
couver, who spent eight, years in tho
United States consular service in
Switzerland before assuming bis duties in this city, will prove of interest. His residence in the mountain
republic gave Mr. Mansfield an excellent opportunity to study cconamic
questions, aud bis views on the subject are therefore of value:
'In Switzerland the indigent unemployed are dealt witb as an economic
question," observed Mr. Mansfield.
"The Swiss act upon the theory tbat
a man who is unemployed is, if left
to himself, prone to become unem -
ployable, and that for a community
to allow anyone of its members who
is capable of work to remain unemployed is a public waste for the reason that as soon as he becomes a subject of charity he is a tax upon the
community, which has to support not
only the individual but also those dependent upon him. The purpose is
to assist the unfortunate unemployed
to secure work not only for
the sake of the individual, but
ulso in the interests of the state;
to prevent his becoming a tax upon
tbe community instead of a source of
income—a consumer instead of a producer.
"In inductrial Switzerland there is
no place for the idle. It is considered
the duty of the authorities to assist,
in every way possible, persona honest
ly seeking employment, and it is also
held to be their duty to punish the
work shirker and to force him to
earn bi3 breud before ho may eat it.
No toleration is shown to the loafer
hogging is prohibited hy law, and
vagrancy is classified as a crime in
the legal cod" of the confederation.
"A man may not deliberately join
the army of the unemployed and remain indefinitely in the rankB without even making an ellort to secure
employment, and in the interval be
constantly deteriorating into an unemployable. There Ib no restoring to
charitable Institutions no wandering
about the country extorting alms
from honest people while pretending
to be in search of employment.
"An unemployed person must make
a serious eliort to find work. If ho
does not,  the authorities will find it
ffi", which the exploitation of these
se-enic assets and tho building of the
promised C.T.R. hotel and Mount Rev
elstoke chalet guarantee for this city
an energetic campaign of advertising
and publicity  has been inaugurated.
Mrs. Schafer, the world renowned de-
srlptlve writer of thc Canadian West,
hoi horn encaged to prepare the manu
script of a larce illustrated booklet describing the wonders of our surround
ings, a strong branch of the National
Travel Association i- in progress of
formation and with the Spring of 1911
thc citizens will embark on a great publicity project, wherein those various Items will be placed before tho public of
North America, and in which scheme
the support of the C.P.R. and all Its
agencies, Is assured. These »re a few
of the reasons why clblUBns of Revelstoke and District believe in their
homo city, and explain the spirit of
optimism which prevades the air of
Revelstoke  and   surrounding   territory.
for him and of a kind that may not
be of his liking, and he is compelled
to perform the work assigned to him
11 be refuses he is placed in the
workhouse, Where military discipline
is maintained and where every in -
mate is required to work to the full
capacity of his strength, for which
he receives as compensation his board
and lodging with wages ranging from
11 to 10 cents per day. His stay in
thc institution depends upon his conduct and during his forced employ -
ment the state makes a profit on his
labor, as most of the institutions of
this character are so well managed
that they are sources of income instead of expense to the Cantons to
which they belong.
"The unemployed by casualty or
misfortune ure not classified with
those whose employment is due to
lack of industry or misfortune. As a
matter of justice and of .government
policy an effort is made to distinguish
between the two classes, so that each
may be dealt with according to its
"The man who is unemployed because of dissipation, incompetency or.
because he does not want to work, is
treated as a criminal and sent to a
penal institution, whereas the man
who is out of work in spite of an
honest endeavor to secure honorable
employment, is assisted without being subjected to penal servitude or
humiliation of any kind whatever.
"In some of the Cantons of Switzer
land there is in operation a system
of insurance against unemployment ,
in which persons who contribute a
certain sum per month, or by the
year, are guaranteed employment or
paid a weekly  indemnity for the time
; they arc actually out of work. In the
latter ease it is necessary for the insured to show that his unemployment
is not his own fault.
"This plan of insurance has never
become genera] or popular, however,
as it involves many details which
make it difficult for the beneficiaries
to secure the payment of the benefits
I "Thc Swi6s law, making insurance
against sickness and accident com -
pulsory on the part of thc employees
in industrial institutions obviates the
necessity for public charity In i
jority of instances where wage-earn -
ers arc deprived of their income by
reason of illness or accident. Under
the compulsory insurance act the expense is divided bet ween the employer and  the  insured.
' "This system is considered generally satisfactory. as the workpeople feel
more secure and are mi re contented
in thdr employment. There are
other systems by which employers or
employees can protect themselves
against the expense of medical treatment and supplies In Case of sick -
ness or accident.   By the payment of
la small annual fee to Hie society for
the protection Ol domestic servants
Ihat, organisation will assume the re-
sponsiblllt} (or the care nnd treat -
ment of those enrolled upon its
j "There arc several institutions ln
Switzerland where employment is
furnished   to     deservfn*  persons    who
have b-ien unfortunate and who ,
through no fault of their own, are
temporarily out of work, where their
stay Is voluntary nnd where, in addition to comfortable accommodations
and good,   plain  fund,    they    receive
some compensation for their labor.
"About   twenty-five  years  ago   em-
1 loyment agencies     were  first estub-
. lished     in the    important    industrial
centres  of      Switzerland.      Municipal
\ interest  was soon  shown In  these  in-
! stitutions and hy l'.'Oi) several ot the
'larger  cities,   including   Zurich, Geneva, Berne,     etc., operated municipal
employment  bureaus. Iu  March,   1»10,
these otlicial institutions were united
into u national organization subsidized by  the  federal  government, called
the  Swiss Bureau of     Employment,
with bead offices at Zurich.
"It will thus be seen that the un-
dertaklng of supplying the needy un-
yed With work has practically
passed Into the hands of the federal
government. In Switzerland immense
mutual benefit is secured by this consolidation of employment agencies,
such as the interchange of informa -
tion in regard to the work market,
co-operation with private agencies,
and the special employment offices of
labor unions, and the furnishing ol
statistical  information."
High Commissioner ?
Ottawa. April 7—Premier Borden
and bis colleagues and all decline to discuss at the present time
latter of the appointment of a
successor to the late Lord StratU ina
as high commissioner in London
more than to say that the post is
not yet filled.
It is understo a that no final d*
cision in regard to the matter will be
reached until after the conclusion ol
the present session. Since the visit
of Sir Richard McBride to Uttawn
the impression has been growing that
the British Columbia premier is
quite likely to go to London. Ma.iy
of the names which have been uen-
tioned as possible successors can !>•
eliminate.1. Fe>r instance, neither Hon
Adam B< ck nor Sir Edmund Osier
have any desire to leave Canada. The
same can probably be said of Hon.
* !!• gi' l, Hon. Geo, lvrley and
Hon. i;.e. Poster.
Tbis redua I   materially and
makes it practically tertain that If
Sir Richard will accept the positi'^n
be will be Lord Strathcona's 6UCceS-
seir.   It It   agreed  hereby  everybody
       9 Of Sir  Richard would
In . w;s,. one and that while Britisn
Columbia would lose his valuable per
vices ina measure, the Dominion as
a whole would stand to benefit *.y
the presence .ef Sir Richard in London.
leaving Ottawa several lays
ago, Sir Richard went to Washington
where he called on President Wilton
and Hon. Franklin K. Lane and thea
went to New York. It ir his intention
to leave again immediately for Van
August Belmont of New York, Is
a great financier. He has a son, Ray-
Belmont, New York divorce
proceedings show that young Belmont
squandered SI 10,000 in fou.- years on
Ethel Loralne before he married her.
Sh« was a show girl; he was a stage-
door  Johnnie. Now this golden fleece
I hunter wants a large    slice    of     the
, Belmont  fortune. PAOB SIX
WEDNESDAY,   APRIL  Sth,   191*.
•*^»-%.e*/».-»-».'»-»».e»».^e'»-■*•■»■» •*•■»■"»'*
Mr. Lacey of Nakusp, is In town.
Mrs. Reid ol Arrowhead, la In the
Do not put oil buying >our donation for the hospital linen shown or
the beet will be gone.
Your   Hot   Cross   Huns   will   lie   de-
Uvered In time for breakfast Friday
morning from Hobson's.
Sergt. Collins, Victoria, is at the
King Edward. Mis vlsll is In connec
nei tion  with  the   training.
Mr.   Hilly   Hose,      who  was Slightly
injured on the C.P.R. turntable last,
we.k end, is recovering rapidly under
the '.ne '.I hi'. Hamilton in the \ Ic
I. i:., hospital.
The G.I.A, and 11. ol L.E, dance on
Baste) Meeneiay is sure to Uc a really
ei, oyable event. Progressive whist
will l.e an attraction (or non 'lancers
Remember the ei ite,  April  13th.
A quiet wedding was celebrated at
the Manse on     Monday     afternoon,
when Mi. John i*. Inch of Knderby,
and Miss Jessie (1. Leslie, of Rothes
Scotland, were united ill marriage by
Rev. J.W. Stevenson, Mr. and Mrs.
Inch  will  reside  in   Knderby.
Budget Speech
The main features of the budget
speech delivered by Hon. T.VV. White
in the house yesterday are that the
government has decided not. to accept the American offer of free wheat
and flour.
The duty on rolled iron and stoel
beams weighing up to 120 pounds,
las been  raised.
Duly has been placed on wire rods
which are now free, with drawbacks
on wire used in the manufacture of
fences for farmers.
Charcoal for making pig iron and
bituminous coal for smelting have
I ecu   placed   on   the   free  list. The
duty on harvesters and reapers has
I ecu reduced from 17 J to I'-'J per
i int.
No change has been made iu regard
lo other agricultural implements.
Robert    Bunt,   a   Canadian       Paci'ic
Bailwaj engineer, had one leg cut oil
and the other crushed at '. o'clock
Sunday morning at North lteud.when
be tried to cross a track by crawling
betW«en freight cars. Hunt had just
come in from a run and after hou--'
ing his locomotive was crossing the
Alien he was caught mid injured.
X special train was made up i on
slsting of a locomotive and caboose
end there commenced a race v,th
death which established a new i i • ■!
record through th" fraser t i lyon.
Tl :   e       ml il   ien   minutes      utter
.•   North  Bend  Hunt   was   ieine'
tenderly carried ofl the train ii  Kam
where his home was, after    »'  trip eef  1 1(1  mile.'.   I'boUgh
delayed  by a  Btop at   Lytton .'.'• ire   i
in   was iaken aboard, ihe  li tie
special did better than forty llv i mil
ea an hour.
A Bhort  time after the i jur id i".- n
ba I ..: i Ived it   '•'.  mloops hi spit tl he
died.    He  -... < -,ue
•   the     ll kuey   Is! oi i d
Weekly Gun Club Shoot
W.    A     Foote   50 i'
A.    .'.   M. 1'  ie 11  ...50
J.    ■,    Bai "■•
W.   A.   Sturdy      I
Ed.   Trimble    ...
C.    Gopel    50
This  is  Trimble's first  try  :.t    th:
traps,  he  has a
ins gun like
timer, and  will  be hi
In the telegraph     shoot    Arms
and  Ri      -• are  th"     i.i.l.
that reported
mer v. rgin.
Armstr ng—
-   ••■  , •
A.   Evans    -T
I..   31       -            U
The program, punted elsewhere In
this issue, of Miss Parker's arrange'
ments for the sacred concert on (Good
Friday evening, promises a delightful
evening. There is a wide variety in
the selections, both in theme and
setting, and the Quality of the music
leaves nothing to be desired,
i'.vcry person that has au interest
in the best the musical world has to
offer should make an effort to be prcs
it., the names of the art ist en ensure
that the numbera 6wlll be efficiently
rendered and Miss Parker is an host
n hersslf, The concert lakes place in
the Masonic Hall, admission being
To cents and .*ii cents.
The Muy fund
William McAuley, the man who was
so sorely Injured on March 23rd near
Rogers' Pass as the result of being
run over, is progressing favorably in
the Revelstoke hospital.
Mr. H.P, Dings has banked 853 in
a trust account on McAuley's behalf
and is still receiving subscriptions to
the it lief fund which wc commended
to our rentiers  in  our  last issue.
McAuley has been provided with a
new outfit to meet bis preBa ng needs
and thc fund being raised on his behalf Is at present In charge of Mr.
We shall publish Inl i     lb
!  ..t   the  town     of-
10c. line Minimum 25c.   Cash In Advance l'i
WANTED TO RENT—Small Furnished Hoiiso or Housekeeping Rooms.
Apply D. P. Mail-Herald Office. Al 1
FOR SALE—Fresh Cow; also Indian
Runner Duck Eggs, $2.01) per sitting. A number of young Chicks for
sale, -fie. each. Apply Mrs. R. A.
WANTED TO PURCHASE—A Revelstoke lot, cloBe iu, 50 feet or lid
feet. Replies, stating price and
terms to A. McDonald, Three Valley, B.C. Apr. 11
FOR S A I,K—Real Navy Serge, Indigo
dyed. Guaranteed as supplied to
the Uritish Navy, 30 inches wide at
si per yard. Any length cut. Baiter Bros., Dept. lib, '.l'i Princo William  Street,   St.   John,  N.B.
KOR SAI.E-Work teams. We have
more teams than we will be requiring on our work this season, aud
ofler medium and heavy work horses in excellent condition, at reasonable prices. For particulars
write Columbia Valley Orchards,
Ltd.. Bdgewater,   Via Golden, B.O.
Apr. s
Mrs. A.   E. Miller will not receive
on Thursday, April 9tb.
Mrs.   Royiion  M,   Smytho Will
receive  on  Thursday,  April  Sth.
Ut the Empress
Edna  Morgan,  of     Atlantic    City.
promises ra ;b ai ing for   the
sake of Warren  Kerrigan.
I ipulation—a ;" irtunate
.- what  I woul . ■   Warren
I'd Blgh for him,  I'd die for him,
I'd drink  Big Mud ly drj
I'd weep for hit for him,
I'd fight
, ,i   . .
for him.
t'd b
Look! Look!—yes you can if you
get those glasses fitted at J. Guy
May 25—Dance in Masonic Hall un.
tier the auspices of the Ladies Hospital Guild.
No home should be without it, the
healthiest of all beverages, the matchless "Humbser." Phone your ord-
i r to the King Edward.
Seed Potatoes, Farm and Garden
Seeds, Garden Tools.—At Bourne
Order at once to ensure delivery of
your     Hot    X  Buns.   Hobson's will
take care of your order.
GALT COAL is handled exclusively
in Revelstoke hy the Revelstoke Gen
eral Agencies, Ltd.
Be sue and remember thc night of
.- dance,     April    17th, at the
mi ■ 11. .11.
Come and rest in Howson & Co.'s
furniture parlors, continuous recital,
new Edison phonograph.
Hot  X  Huns are not ordinary Huns
but   ar.-  pr pare!   especiaUy  for    the
■ ■" Mi" best  . ts   ol
able at Hobson's.
■ as it has been put up In Germany f.r hundreds of   •   ra
en   ke..-—.v, Patents—No Dope—tbat
is    the     way    you     set  the famaus
•   the     King
world's greatest invention in
talking    machines    elemonstrated   at
m's every afternoon this week.
Call and hear them.
• -.1   	
W.   A     V
A.  J.  Mc]
1.   Barber  ..
• ri   	
St, Francis Church
•:.\   WEEK SKI'., fl  :
Wednesday, i p.m. to " p.m
fessions. 7 3" Rosary and
E * ■ 1" p.m   ' 'onfesalons,
Tin;:-     (    ■   10  to 7 a.m..   dl
tion of   Holy Communion;
High Mass and Procession to
tory;   730  p.m..   Rosary  and   BermoD
On  the  Blessed   Sacrament,  by      Rev.
Tather Yahner.
Friday— n.m , Unveiling and Ven-
.eration of the Cross and Mass ■ >! the
PreBanctified; 7:30 p.m., Stations of
the Cross, Sermon on the passion by
Rev. Father Yahner and Veneration
(Of the Cross.
Saturday—s a. m., Blessing of the
New Fire, Paschal Candle and Easter Witer, followed by High Mass; 2
to 0 p.m., Confessions; 7:30 to 11 p.
m., Oonfessions.
Easter Sunday—7 to S a.m., Confessions; 8 a.m.. Low Mass; 10'HO a.
rn., High Mass and Benediction.
There will tie no Sunday school nor
evening services.
"   ■
stoke Irers,   Kerrigan    win
Harrier-  of  Rars
Identity, ir. two
•arts,  wirh   Edw.   August;  The    Tale
of  i  I.
Thai- r   'he  Ciifls,   in  three
Rival   M
In      three
10      Fine
and  Mrs.   Innorenre  Ah
'     '■■ .
• lay,   April   llth,   Matinee l.M.
"Arizona"  in  five  parts,  by  the   All
fame is  [\ayers,  featuring    Augustus
IS     The   greatest   of   all   Motion
Three shows at night
starting     i.*> Matinee 2:30.    Empress
Monday,  April   13th,  Matinee
—Winonas  Vengeance,  in  two  parts,
Bison 101 feature. The Harrier of
Bars, with Kerrigan; How Freckles
Wor,   Him  Bride.      ['Impress orchestra.
Tuesday,    April i ith—The   Rabble
Daughter,  In three parts, with  Smalls?! and   Ella  Hall;  She  BhOUld Worry;   Picturesque  France;   Paths  Week
ly.      Empress Orchestra.
Wednesday,     April  15—Love   or    a
Throne,  in  two  parts;     His Faithful
Servant;  Caught  at  His Own  Game.
I   -EmpreRH Orchestra.
of Unclaimed Goods
10   i    m.   to  4  p.m.
re Films.
Fruit  Picking  Pails.
•t.s.   Etc.,  Etc.
' uatOOM   lb,use.    \pril   I   '
if   MANN'IV',.     W.D.   LRM8TRI
Auctioneer. rk of Sale
Cricket Match
The  :<■ .a    to  ■ isp for  t.he
g match of the season,  will be
■ following crh
w.w. Foster. MP P . k   Pleetham,
'.   Mlllei, F.H   Bourne   .1   Maley, 0,
M. Field, w. Briar, W.H   Walls
w   Wood, t    \e food   R  Ballard, 0.
■ v, e\ Boyle, H. Monck. Ai
Cartwright, 0, North, F. Hinds, W.
practice match win lake place Friday afternoon, commencing at one
Mr. W. G, Foster, editor of the
Nelson Ncwh nnd Mr. S, Q Hook, of
Nelson,   are   in   town,   guests  at    the
Revelstoke hotel.
Don't make nny dates for tho 17th,
why?   what  for?      well,    ho  that  you
will   lie  able  lo  lake  in the  big dance
in thc Mnsonlr  Hall,
Mr. R.G, Scruton returned to Revelstoke on Sunday after a trip to
Mr. h. A. Howson's building on
McKenzie avenue, Iiuh been started
this \vi"k.
The time, the place and the chance
to get a genuine Howard Watch at
,1.   lluy   Barber's.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bruce bavo
returned to the city from Golden.
They intend to remain here.
Mrs. Ernest [I. S. McLean will not
receive on Saturday, April llth but
will be at home ou Saturday, April
Miss and Messrs. Season, of Leeds,
England, have been visiting Revel -
stoke this week, staying at the King
Miss R. Stephen of the Central
school will spend the Easter vacation at Chase, the guest of her sister
.Miss E,  Stephen.
Miss Clare Eraser who has beeu
teaching in Rossland since the New
Year, will spend the Easter week
with her parents in  Revelstoke.
Miss Francis Lawson returned home
on Monday, after a long and serious
illness In the hospital, We are pleased to state that she is progressing
Mr. .1.1'. Forde left for Nelson on
.Monday, and Mr. R. A. Kirkpatrick
left this morning, in connection Witb
the removal of the Public Works of-
Bce to Nelson.
The Literary Olub met on Tuesday
night at the home of Mrs. I'M. Paget antl spent a profitable and ideas -
ant  evening      discussing  antl   reading
Anthony and Oleopatra.
The many friends of Mr. F. W.
Laing will be pleased to see him
home again. He will arrive from the
south on Friday and remain till the
■ I  of tlie Easter holidays.
Mrs. Malnwaring, of the King Edward hotel stun", who has been holidaying in Europe, returned to Ilali-
fax per the Empress of Ireland, and
will be in town in the near future.
Bear in mind the linen shower un-
' der the auspices of the Ladies Hospital Guild on Saturday afternoon,
! at the hospital, three-thirty to six
. Fuller particulars in  another column
Miss Creelman of the Selkirk school
i stall  will  spend  the  Easter holidays
I at Spillimacheen, with her sister Mrs
II.G.   McDonald.   Miss Hooley of tbe
same  school,  will   visit  her  parents
in Vancouver.
On Monday afternoon Rev. J. W.
and Mrs. Stevenson left for Vancouver, where Mr. Stevenson will at-
;•■!!'! the annual meeting of thc Syn-
of British Columbia. They expect to
return on Friday.
Miss Millie Robertson who has successfully completed the first part of
u course in vocal culture in Van -
couver is in the city visiting her
sister Mrs. John Laughton, Fourth
street .Miss Robertson will remain
hero for the summer.
Mrs.   N'.R.   Brown  and   her  mother,
Mrs    Markland   returned   on   Satur -
day  from   New   Westminster,      where
psnt   three     months     visiting
relatives,   -lr.-.   Markland
Ctl]    le,   i ..j   ar.    where
il  remain tor some time with
Hi   and  Mrs.  Brown      are
at  tie" King D Iward.
■ i  Sirs,   J.I*. Hume
oint  hostesses af  a   nosl     en-
party   in   Smytho's
don day night.   The occas -
e   '   meeting   t li I s season
aired  dub.     Nine  tab-
e|e|r     played   d'lllng   I I ally
part i,' 11,, , i,, |,,,/,. dinners
Mi<    Crn
ing;  , sen's prise   Mr, Mur -
ray ll ime; -'ml Mr. T   Bradshaw   Af
cherchi     ippi r, dancing
yed   for  eon,,   i ime
Th" meeting of the W.C T I' held
on Friday at.  the  bon I   e,f  Mrs, .lont'H
was well attended and moat entbuil
astir in npirit.   ti,,, president,   Mrs.
Pagdin   was   In   lhe      chair   and   Mrs.
Lashley Hall wai the spiaker for
the afternoon. The members were
much interested in (lie iccounl Mrs.
Hall gave 'if tho beginning of the
British Tcmpei inee Association work
In England and Its Hiibseniient growth. Mrs, iiaii told of many incidents
and homely happenings which showed how great results ,,ften follow Insignificant acts. A very hearty vote
of thnnks was tendered the speaker
for her Interesting address. Two new
numbers were added to the roll.
Easter^ Suits
The Norfolk"
There are many innovations that will make a visit
to this store worth while.
We are having a lively demand for the " Norfolk."
The popularity of this style this summer is assured.
We are displaying four styles.   Drop in and see them.
Prices $15 to $35
Easter Hats
The Eastern Brand created to please you   meant
for men of individuality".
For Golf   cTWotoring   Travel and Street Wear.
We carry the largest stock of Soft
Hats, Derbies and Caps in the City.
Prices £l to $5
Easter Shirts
New patterns which fairly sparkle with style await
your inspection.
Shirts that you will be proud to show when you
open your coat.
Prices $1.50 to $4
Complete Stock of all  the  new styles in select
McRae Mercantile Co.
The "Styles Shop" for Men and.Boys
Ladies, Only a Few Days to Easter
The Kiddies want new Shoes, Slippers and SmidnlB, our
selection and prices cannot he beaten. Wc handle tbe Nursery
Shoe, thc 20th Century Shoe and the Jacobi shoe in the newest
lasts, in White Nuhuck, Tans, Chocolates, Put., Kid and Gun
Metal leuthcrs. These shoes are smooth inside no t'lcks, no
threads to hurt the most tender feet.
Baby Soft Soled White Kid Strap Slippers with cute Blue
Ornament.     Sizes 0 to 1,  Price    ,  45c.
The correct thing is of course to
treat your friends to some of the
matchless "Humbser," Vavaria's lln-
est beer.   The King Edward.
The Ladies' Aid of thc Methodist
Church will nold a tea aud sale of
cooking at C.B. Hume's residence on
Thursday, April 23rd.
An E-aster Concert will bo given by
the Sunday school childron of St.
Francis church, on Friday, April 17.
Further announcements next issue.
All members of the Moose Lodge in
this city please note that commenc -
Ing Tuesday April llth, nil meetings
will he held in the Selkirk Hall    I
Owing to tbe very many requests
of people who patronized thc last big
i dance in the New Masonic Hall last
March liith, Messrs. Ross and Lognn
have again decided to run another
one, which will take place in tbe New
Mnsonic Hall on Fridny, April 17th,
j everyone      welcome.     Dancing      will
i start promptly at 9 p.m. Music will
be supplied by Mrs. McCallum on tbe
pinno, Mr. Logan on the violin, nnd
iMr. S.W. Hillier on the cornet. Tickets 81.00, Indies free.
Not specially prepared—Not Doped,
i therefore no kcadachc in a cnrlood of
I the  famous  "Humbser,"  or "Pilscn-
er," The Kaiserhof Beers.   Try it at
• the King Edward.
The Rexall
Store jf  j*
Spring Tonic
(a bottle)
$ 1.00
Kexall Celery
and  Iron To
lie (a
Kexall Nerve
75c and $1.50
Containing 30
Revelstoke \
Upwards of 100 Local View
to choose
25c a Dozen


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