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Vol. 21-No 69
$2.50 Per Year
Technical    Offence   Proved
Against Angler—Fished
on Calder Land
On Thursday afternoon at thc court
taouse John O'Brien appeared before
Stipendiary Magistrate R. Gordon,
charged by W.C. Calder that he did
on Bunday last commit an assault
without justification by resisting an
uttcmpt to remove him from the
lands of Alice Mary Calder, being a
trespasser. He was tined tbe costs of
the court.
Thc section of the criminal code under which the charge was laid declares that everyone who is in peaceable possession of any house or land
or other real property und everyone
lawfully assisting him or acting by
his authority is justified in using
force to prevent any person Irom
trespassing on such property or to
remove him there from if he uses no
more force than is necessury.
"If such trespasser resists such attempt to prevent bis entry or to remove him such trespasser shall be
deemed to commit an assault without  justification or provocation."
"W. 0. Calder, the complainant, declare! that he had lound defendant
fiehing in a stream passing through
the land belonging to his wife. He
called his sons as witnesses and ordered him to leave. As he did not go
he pushed him.
To C. E. Gillan who appeared for
the defence Mr, Calder said that defendant had created no disturbance
and had done no damage.
Donald Calder gave similar evidence and plaintifl in his evidence admitted having been on the land.
Mr. Gillan addressing the court said,
that defendant was heing made a
scapegoat. He l-ft the land when Calder told him but perhaps did not
move last enough to suit complainant. The lish b! had caught did not
belong to Calder and naturally defendant was resentful when told to
leave them. He had done no damage
hnd had oflered no resistance. Mr.
Gillan claimed that there was absolutely no Justification for the prosecution.
G. S. McCarter who appeared tor
Mr. Calder said that defendant had
iefused to go and that this constituted resistance. Thousands were
doing the same as O'Brien had done.
He had himself had a fishing agreement e; ,,.i,. •;.•■:,. with Mr. Calder
nnd had been Insulted when he told
people th it they had no right to be
on the land fishing, Mr, Oalder must
have protection. Others were worse
than O'Brien who had done no damage as they ran Wild over the place
and us?d bad langU !;:■■. The plaintifl
would be satisfied if a warning were
given so that the public would know.
Mr. Calder was nor vindicative but
he  wanted  an  example  made.
His Worship declared that thcre
could he no question thai a technical
assault has been committed as defendant had offered so a Bmall resistance'. He regretted that Mr. Cal
der had noi broughi a more suitable
subject before the court as other.;
were probably more open to a charge
o' assault.      As defendant    had    done
do damage nd I he c o had only
been brought a* a precedent he would
fdamisi it on payment of the costs
ol the court, Tho     nd was plaintiff's
property and he could enforce sine'
lilies governing it if be wished although 'in the west people were inclined to be free and easy in such
Mr. ('aider said that he would be
K4111ng to pay the costs himself to
show that he was not vindictive. He
merely wished to establish his rights.
At'the camp al Valcartler the members of the H.<*.   Horse, under     thai
name,   were  disbanded,      From  lettei
advices received from that place it appears that out   of   ' ,11 men, only     VJ
passed the examination for horseman
ship,  and  of these  M  were from  Sal
mon  Ann  troop,  Am  mil..   28  wen    ,,
c.epted al  Kamloop I,     a    0 per cent.
pass for horsemanship     was     a*s ij
above the average. Thee'.' who failed
io pass in tbi   particular are    being
drafted into infantrj   ie ■ ■ Mtm.     0,
Stirling  of  Salmon  Arm,   who  was   a
member of'the 30th B.O. Hone    at
Kelowna, has nl«0 bOOfl dialled      into
the Btrathconn Horse, Balmon Ann
Coldstream Mining Syndicate Change in Times of Arrival and
Ready for Work—Machinery Installed
Work will be commenced at once hy
the Goldstrjam Mining syndicate under the direction of Mr. Hennessy on
their placer properties ou French
creek In the Big Bend. These properties which arc on the lower end of
the creek were worked years ago and
were found to be rich in  gold.
The Remillard syndicate is operating what was formerly known as the
Goldhill property on the upper end
of the creek and prospects are said
to be exceptionally favorable.
Lee Marsaw and associates will begin sinking at once at the mouth of
McCullough creek which is another
tributary of the Goldstream nearer
trail French creek to the Columbia
river. They have their machinery installed ready for operation. This is
another placer proposition which is
said to have the best of  prospects.
Superintendent of Victorian Order of Nurses Pays Visit
to Revelstoke
The organization of the country
districts of the Dominion and the
placing In |charge of these districts of
nurses, trained aud skilled in dealing
witb the problems ol public health,
sanitation, and child welfare, is the
feature of the worK tins year being
conducted by the Victorian Order of
Nurses, stutes Miss M. A. Mackenzie
of Ottawa, Dominion superintendent
ol the order who, ou her annual tour
is paying Revelstoke a \ isit inspecting the work which is being carried
lu at the Quran Victoria hospital
v.huh is affiliated with the order.
Miss Mackenzie is at the Revelstoke
Tha Victorian Order of Nurses,
though its president H. R. H. the
Duchess of Connaught last year ruis-
id an endowment fund ut $2-28,000 and
it is the Interest derived from this
Hind that is being used by the order
in th'.- development of the policy
which it is this year featuring. lu
her tour of the Dominion, Miss Mackenzie 'is doing considerable work in
this connection particularly in the
Northwest where under the auspices
of the Home Maker's clubs she toured the provinces, addrtssed meetings
und  Interested  many   iii  the work.
The work of the order, states Miss
Mackenzie, is divided iutu three.-
1 bases, district. WOM in the cities,
hospital work and the country wori
and the efforts of tin- organization
are this year meeting with more SUC
cess than during any other year
since  i's  inception.
Miss Macki nzle p .ol a tribute
the weejk thai is i elng 'pe:,' bj
hospital- in tins province, many
WhlCb     liaVe     b eill     e,! .   ,    ;.,.     d IU
smull communities and are proving a
I oe n to tne disti ii ts which they
i in Frldaj     Miss M o tends visited
lhe hospitals at Chase and Ashcroft
und tomorrow she will again proceed
to   "xshii'.it   whence she hopes      I,'one
p ding  to the coast to visit   the
hospital it qucsnel iii the Cariboo
district which is also affiliated with
the order.
Many ot the nurses belonging t.i
thc order have volunteered to go to
the front with the Red Cross corps,
states Mus Mackenzie.
Departure of Trains Begins
Week From Today
Starting at midnight on Saturday,
September 26, two transcontinental
trains each way will pass through Revelstoke instead of thrse as previously. Train No. 13 from St. Paul to
Seattle which arrived at 4.50 p.m.
will be discontinued, as will also
train No. 14 from Seattle to St.
Paul, which arrived at 7.55 a.m.
By the new timetable which will
come into force on September 20,
changes will he made in the arrival
and departure of all trains at Revelstoke.
Train No. 1, Imperial Limited,
[rom Montreal to Vancouver which
now arrives at 2.55 p.m. will arrive
at 6.05 p.m., :'. hours and 10 minutes
Train No. 2, Imperial Limited,
from Vancouver to Montreal, which
now arrives at 12.15 p.m., will arrive at 11.05 a.m., one hour and 10
minutes earlier.
Train No. '!, Toronto to Vancouver,
now arriving 1.05 a.m. will arrive at
7.05, three hours later.
Train No. I, Vancouver to Toronto,
which now arrives at midnight will
arrive at 12.15 a.m., three quarters
of an hour later.
There will also be changes iu the
time of arrival and departure of the
south train. The train from Arrowhead which now arrives at 4.10 p.m.,
will reach Revelstoke at 5.30 p.m.,
cue hour and 'JO minutes later while
the train for Arrowhead which now
haves at S.20 a.m. will leave at 7.30
a.m.,  fifty minutes earlier.
All the transcontinental trains will
remain at the station for -JO minute
as at present, except train No. 3,
from Toronto which will remain only
15 minutes.,
Rich Mining, Lumbering, and
Agricultural Possibilities
—Good Wagon Road
W. J. Couthard returned on Thursday from an interesting trip to the
Big Bend which included un inspection of the Pioneer Placer mines. He
iB much impressed hy the possibilities
of the district.
"The trip to French creek" said
Mr. Coulthard, "was made by boat
as far as Downie creek, a distance of
40 mile3 and the remainder of the
journey, 25 miles, by saddle horse
over a good trail and wagon road.
The whole trip was most interesting
and highly instructive and apart
from the grandeur of the scenery
witnessed enroute, one could not fail
to be 'impressed with the wonderful
possibilities of the country. On the
various creeks there was more than
usual activity in mining, and around
French creek could be seen prospectors und others in the search for
gold. The Pioneer Placer Mines,
Limited, were making good progress
with their prospect and the members
of the party were kindly shown over
the works by the superintendent iu
charge. It is to be hoped that there
will be a repetition of the activity of
half a century ago when the town of
I> rench Creek boasted a population of
over 5,d00.
•■The journey homewards was made
by saddle horse, and valuable timber
could be noticed on all sides. Several
clearances, partly under cultivation,
were passed on the way and one required only a glance at the products
to convince himself of the agricultural possibilities of the country. During
the greater part of the year the
transportation facilities are still in-
adquate and the wagon road continued onward from Eight Mile Falls
would be a boon to those resident ii.
the country and an inducement to
further settlers. The Big Bend country needs a little advertisement."
Lecture Will be Given in High
School on Thursday -Convention Successful
H. Manning and A. Kenward returned yesterday Irom attending the
school trustees convention iu Nelson.
"There were about 60 present at the
convention," said Mr. Manning,
"and the papers read were not only
good, they  weru masterpieces."
Two of the professors who were at
the convention will be in Revelstoke
next Thursday and will give an address in the high school on technical
education and will explain to all
who may be interested what is being
done in other cities.
The resolution presented by Mr.
Manning and Mr. Kenward on behalf
of the Revelstoke school board asking
for larger grants from the government was passed by the convention.
A number of the delegates to the
convention pussed through the city
yesterday aud were shown the schools
and other points of interest by T. E.
L. Taylor and Mr. Manning. They
were particularly impressed with the
high school, the arrangements of
which they warmly commended.
Austrians and Germans Must
Sign Declaration of Neutrality—Detention Camp
Bowling League and Billiard
Tournament at Y.M.C.A.—
Ladies Serve Luncheon
War is Ruinous to
Industries of Switzerland
NOT  KN' '
II     I ■• 'J    Im    bC    I"!   gOttCfl M
(we use tlie title seriously] had dung
his Uhlans and Cuirassiers in overwhelming numbers agalnsl   the stub-
l.om British squares rather than
i L'aiUHt   tli.   Kn ni I   1"   would
rive anything to humiliate tbe    peo
pis who are lighting merely    on    a
point   il honor.   Hut  the humiliation
1'UH  not   been   on lie threw
his  best   troops  lorW tr>l  m  "dds      of
I  ■   ■ !•■ but   that   wasn't enough
i'ii e British s m u .•    Montreal News,
Loudon, Sept. IS.—Switzerland is
almost completely ruined by tue war.
1 ins was admitted today when orders
svere issued retiring the army which
has been kept mobilized since the
outbreak of: hostilities in older, to
prevent violation of Switzerland's
neutrality. The total daily expeusuto
tne nation for t.he period of mobilization is estimated 83,000,000 to this
enormous amount must be added the
cost to the national industries most
ol which have beeu completely ruined. Tue export trade is entirely at a
standstill. The great hotels usually
tiled W'ith tourists hu\e been forced
lu ciose  their doors.
London, Sept. 19.—The French and
German governments are arranging
through Washington for the exchange
of prisoners of war. ft is understood
that ii. American ambassador to
Germany, lias cabled Germany's
adhesion to th" plan.
\ : i. r al cable from Rome to the
Evening Sun, says, that the Aus
ti lans are   mounting   heavj artillery
ortlflcal .on      ol       lloeihctiu
mountain puss at the Italian frontier
and surrounding all approaches to
the lorts with barbed wire obstacles.
The roads bave already been mined
and trenches dug on every side, even
women have been reiiii'isit.e'iied for
work. No secret is heing made of the
feverish work going on to si lengthen
thc fortifications along the Italy-
AuBtriun frontier.
On the battle front hy way of
Paris—The gigantic battle ..I more
properly speaking, battles continue
day md night along tlie entire trout
from Nayon to   thc    frontier.    Th'1
lighting does not. consist, of one sustained and combined movement, but.
,i, ie illty of several cordbate proceeding iucessuntly at tbe strongest
points ot the Germans defending line
along the river Aisnc.
Fl \ l'-*i. CORPS  UHLANS
London, Sept. l'.l.—The olllcial     in-
tormation bureau announces that   on
Sept. 1-. commanders Sampson, .villi
. e,   tor cat    11 .V-VM i onnected   with
the (lying i"i ps, encountered a i itrol
of tive Uhlans near Seweas, France,
killing four and wounding and capturing the iii tii. Tue British suBered
no loss.
Washington, Sept. 19.—Sir Courtenay Walter Bennett, the British
council general here, announced today the receipt of news that a French
cruiser had captured the steamer
Heina and taken her to Martlnlgul.
It was said the vessei was serviug the,
German cruiser in the Atlantic with
ccal. Tbe only steamship by the
name of Heina recorded in the man
time register is the Norwegian freighter Heina, a boat of 17,000 tons
which sailed from Philadelphia on
August 7, for Taguayra, Venezuela.
London, Sept. 19.—An announcement issued by the press bureau tbi:;
evening says, "according t" a report
received this afternoi n there is no
particular change in the situation.
'1 here has been some activity on the
part of the allied cuVulry."
Ottawa, Sept. 19.—There are now
only about 5U0 German and Austrian
reservists detained in Canada prisoners, Over two hundred of these
an- at Kingston. Some thousands of
Qerman and Austrian reservists who
were arrested have been allowed out
on parol,'. They have undertaken to
go about theii i uslness peacefully
and to make no attempt to remove
beyond the confines of Canada,
Officers and  inn:    it the II.  0, Horse
paraded on Tuesday  morning at   the
Willows camp. A special drill was
held in the lloise BboW building,
dui'ing which Major BaptJ end his
stall welcomed a partj "t prominent
visitors, tli" personnel of which Included Q, ll. Barnard, M. I'.. B. F.
Green, M.I'. and ll. Parsons, a well-
known resident of Musi Kootenay,
ihey mad" an Inspection of the force,
i-el took occasion to congratulate
those responsible foi vtho organlzn-
The fall meeting of the board ot
directors ol the Railroad Y.M.C.A.
will he held in the hoard room on
Tuesday evening next, September ii,
at 6.15, when luncheon will be served
by the ladies' auxiliary. Every member is requested to be present, as
business ol importance will be
brought before the meeting, such as.
the financial status of thc association
and the program of lall and Winter
activities, which will be discussed.
All members of the board are asked
to advise the secretary uot later than
Monday  if they cannot attend.
The physical director, A. M. Harding. Will be here by the beginning of
the wee;, when gymnasium classes
will he arranged for all comers.
There is a suggestion that the teachers of schools form themselves into
bowling League and enjoy themselves
on Saturday  mornings at  the Y.
Thc bowling alleys are now being
placed into excellent condition and
will he open about thc middle ■••,
next week, Those who lead the boys
in their different teams are asked to
line them up, and avoid delay.
Those who enjoy a game of E
billiards are  requested  to  leave  then-
names at  the  office  so  th.it   ai'
inents can  he  made  at   once  to form
a  billiard tournament.
Further Information will bi given
a.s to the class ichedule for gyi
lum, and  when  the  Sunday
meetings will commence,
Young People's Society
to Hold Rally Social
(in Tuesday ■ evening the Young Pi o
pies' Society     of   st. Johns i
held its inst (.li meeting. Tie i
a good attend ince   ind a u< b . ntbus-
lasm   was manifested,   which a
veil   lor   a    lUCCeSsful        Wile'
In tin- absence "t the president .1. W.
McDlartnld, who h is removed I
(..na,  Rev,  J.W,  Stevenson  occupied
the chair. After the usual devotional
exercises   a   numbei    i'f   matters   .•'
'ei lllieS!   Were   dlSpOl ''I   <.( \    ' OBI
.1,11 I. "     ffSS    ale)...'III.  'I le.        ine;
I'le   Officers   lol    I he   enslllh.
il   Was ih ' id' el   * "  he'M   a   i .,, .
on Tliesd .\ .   Scpl .   2",,   when   an  Sflorl
will   he   made'   I..   ha .e  .ell   the
people of tin-    congreg itlon pi
The arrangements are In tin- hat
a sti'eeii'/ committee who will spare no
efforts to make the h< clal -.-. complete
success. Tie- society  will meet  again
next  Tuesday  evening  (..!    I
of otlicers ami othei   business.
Provincial Constable Rothwell has
received from the superintendent of
provincial police instructions from
Major W. R. Wilson, of Esquimau to
obtain a record of- all German and
Austro Hungarian subjects residing iu
the district. Those who sign au undertaking to obBervei neutrality will
he given a passporte entitling them
to freedom irom molestation. Those
who decline to sign tbe declaration
or any others thut it may be thought
advisable to keep under an est will be
sent to a detention camp at Vernou.
Those to whom puss ports are issued
will be required to report to the
1 police monthly.
The undertaking to bo p'ened by,
'the citizens of hostile countries is as
, 1,  at present of  iu the province of in the Dominion of Canada, do hereby declare that I am
.(a German) fun Austro-Hungarlan)
subject; i now iu consideration of my,
exemption from detention as a subject of (.Qerman)-,) lAuotro-Hungury)
i do hereby undertake and promise thut
1 Will report to such otlicial and upon such terms as the Canadian authorities may from time to time pre-
Bcrlbe; that 1 will careiuUy observe
the laws of the United Kingdom of
Great Britaiu und Ireland and of
Canada and sin.li rules as may bo
specially laid down for my conduct;
that 1 will strictly. abBtain from taking up arms and from doing any uct
ol hostility towards the Goverumeut
of this country, and that. except
with the permission of the officer uu-
der wh..:.,. Burveillanci 1 may be placid, 1 will sirievtiy abstain from c •...
muulcating to anyone whomsoever
any Information i the existing w.u or the mi • I troops,
or the military , :.s which
the authoi                           la or      tl:.
Britaiu muj make, oi as respects the
resource.- of Ca at   1 will
no no   ict  that might be of  mjury  I
ih.' Dominion of Canada or the United K  . I On a: Britain ..nd Ii  -
land and Dominions   and possessions
The instructions to the poiice from
ei.'     ;    W lis,.n   ai i  .;..   folll
•lr.   order   t..   facilitate   the  record-
mi dealiu-- with a;l aliens in this
military dis-.net     you aie instructed
to ■. -     tbe following mode oi i I
cedur ■
"As martial it in lorcc all
initial proceedings remain in tho
bands 'i. the civil authorities, who
will • lary by
the ml ■ dlate locality,   mllll ia I ICtiUg   als..  ill  an
advisor]  capacity in determining the
dispi Sal   Ol
In outl -here no eivll
polict may
make aircts.      but     tins should      be
lu accordant tions ts-
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1  ill
Ihey  will
*  dgn
a    full
the i
if       th'
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a queesl ■ a ..f money came up the answer   was V. 0f
can have ,<  now." lb
red    that      this      fall  and  Wil
■•the farmer's   purchasing power     is
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Globe. TAGE TWO.
CAMPERS' SUPPLIES—Tents, Stoves, etc.
LAWN GOODS -Hose, Reels, Mowers.
PORCH REQUISITES—Hammocks, Netting.
HOUSE NEEDS—Screen Doors and Windows.
PASTIME WANTS -Fishing Supplies, Rifles, etc.
KITCHEN NECESSARIES -Refrigerators, Freezers.
DRIVING COMFORTS—Lap Robes and Dusters.
All to be had at
Lawrence Hardware Co., Ltd.
Plumbing       Tinsmithing       Electric Supplies
Interesting Study of Career of Nations Involved Hardly  Can
Great Commander—Man
of Few Words
Suppoit Arduous Conflict
for Long Time
A recent issue of the Paris paper e No war chronicled by history will
Le Matin contained the following' pave devoured such huge sums of
sketch of General Joftre, commander- m0ney as the present battle of the
in-chief of the French armies. It was j nations. The minimum cost is esti-
wrltten by Dr. P. I'ujaeley, a member Liated here by ecosomistB at S2,IM>0,-
oi the Chamber of Deputies. The tiOO,lHK). The figures given by military
article is headed "Joflre the Silent.*'  writers coincide and agree that about
You do not know him? I my sell £,500,000 men are under arms for
know him well from having stayed | ]ami warfare. To these must be add-
often with     his     brothers    and with  ,,,] 310,DUO seamen.
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or lumber for a large building
can be had here with equal facility and each order iB given
equal attention. Whatever your
lumber wants may bc we stand
reaily to fill them to your satisfaction. You'll find both our
lumber nnd our prices right in
every respect.
Globe Lumber Co.,Ltd.
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Light and heavy Wagons, light and heavy
Sleighs. Buggies, Cutlers, Plows. Harrows
Farm Implements. W«Kon. ....ul,. and repaired
Agent for John Deere and Company and International Harvester Co.
Farm Implements
Shoes Below Cost!!
Last of our $3,000 Stock
must be sold out at once
Men's Fine Shoes    Men's Heavy Shoes
Men's Med. Heavy Shoes
John Mclntyre C& Son
First Street. Telephone No. 93
Agents for Consumers' Tailoring Company. Toronto.
him, more with his brothers than
with him, at his house at Rivesaltes,
where I spent my Sundays when I
was a schoolboy, because my own
home was further Irom the college at
When he was very young he was
silent. A. very good and very courteous lad. Silently he received, before
the end of his sixteenth year, the
degree of Bachelor of Science, with
honors, and nine months later, before
he was seventeen, an occurrence unique In the history of our great school
l.e was admitted to the Polytechnic,
his place heing fourteenth.
His career since then I will recount
very brlelly. Surprised by the war ol
1S70 at the end of his first year at
college, like the rest ot us, he did his
duty. After the war he was charged
with the organization of the new defences of Paris, and it waB by him,
on his plans, that the fortifications
in thc Enghien section were created, i
It was on the slope of a fort that
Marshal MncMahon, Burrounded by
his staff, called thc silent young lieu- .
tenant nnd said to him, "I congratulate you, captain!" Captain at 21. It
was grand; but he was sent to the
Hast to organize the working defences of Pontnrlier.
It is all very pretty, he told     me,
I but I don't want to build any   more
I krtificntions.  I  would rather     com-
; mand troops.
A.fter Poutarlier they sent him     to
I Tonkin to build     fortifications     and
;even barracks.
Happily Courbet arrived, who Bent
I Im, sword in hand, to light battles,
I to which he wished to confine his
destiny. He went to Formosa with
Courbet and, under the fire of the
enemy, organized the defences of the
bland. Then they sent h'im to Madagascar to construct the tortifications
.if Dlego-Suarez, which are claimed to
he the most wonderful of their kind.
He lefl at list lor Dahomey with
Colonel Bonnier, who was killed by
the Dahomiens.   Joflre, who command
ed the rearguard, rallied thc fugi- Tl>e producers of silver have experi-
tives, vanquished thc enemy and with- ene.ea considerable difficulty in dispos-
out saving a word, was the first to inS of the metal during the past few
inter Timhuctoo. Since that time he weeks. For some days the outlook
las not left France. Professor at the waB vcr>' discouraging; but the situa-
school  .f  war,   general  of  a  brigade,   tion  is now nulch  better.  London   is
If the Balkan War can be taken as
an example, the cost of each man
mobilized amounts to $2.all a day.
This gives about $2^,100,000 daily, or
t56tul,000,0O(l nice ,; iy, This figure iq,
however, considerably bhort of the
murk, because it it..a not take into
account the maintenance of the
armies and fleets. The German Reichstag authorized extraordinary expenditure to the extent of $1,260,-
000,000, to be obtained by a loan,
and a further sum of $70,000,000, to
be drawn on the gold and silver reserve of the empire.
lt is now well known that the tax
of 5- per cent, on the stock of notes
issued by the Reicbsbank over and
above its reserve in metal has been
suppressed. The German government
will therefore secure tbe loan required by an issue of bank notes uncovered hy a reserve of gold and Bilver.
This issue reminds one of the assig-
nats of the lirst French Revolution,
of which a few samples are kept as
curious heirlooms in French families.
It is said here that the Austrian
army on a war footing costs the empire $1,000,000 a day, but the Austrian Treasury was emptied by the
mobilization during the Balkan Wars,
which drained the financial resources
ol the empire for more than a year,
nnd it is hard to see where the Austrian monarchy can find the $120,000,
000 required to keep the imperial and
royal armies and navy during the
great war just opening.
The above figures arc probably far
thort of reality, and it is therefore
difficult to see how the Central
European empires can support a
long und arduous war from the financial and econom'ic point of view.
Banks Will Advance
on Silver Bullion
"f a division, commanding an
- hi has given to his fa-
itrategy    and organisation
. >st ilevelopmnnt.  Speaking    of
taking silver nt a higher price than
before the) war,  and shipments have
been resumed.  It is understood that
the    English    mint    is buying large
i theories,  Colonel    Roonatt,  eigh- quantities     and    it    is expected also
I  in I...  Liberte, '-llut the     l'nited States government
•    •    t Napoleon I.,     and wi" buy several million ounces.
:r)(i •• The market is,    however,  a limited
the  member!     Ol  the onc. and buyers are afraid to     com-
,n   0f mit themselves.     The Cobalt district
i  himself, detigl               [m minea havp    suffered    in consequence.
••.- :n-<*hi>f of the armies.
•    a  this
Hi ■     lid     a
Some have heen closed down.      Somo
re being    operated    with     reduced
forces, and some are    producing     as
The uncertainty has     made it diffi-
cult for the producers and buyers   to
no   ui  prices.      Consequently     the
companies  Bnd  it advisable  to await
.,.  developments. Most of them will con-
,.,v   tlnue to produce silver, while a   few
ceased operations.
,n some cases shutting down is nec-
isary.  In othei cases it is a doubtful  expedient,  Companies having     a
V •■■led  cash surplus owe it    to      their
 ei    and to the country to con-
II   opei atiol      if  it   ran   be done at
PU l'i Marsh ■! Karl Kitchener is conceded to ho tho greatc I mllitar]
"I  the British .ii my.
great Less    r,, throw nun out   of
work at  tt. e li  particularly re-
;ri ttable,
■ ■        l.lc  that,   a   Com-
!■ my  n      '    eventually make- a    (ew
n- feet its shareholders by
I oni   until the market
i'  Is to be hoped, however,
u\ bi   ; le     to
.pen even al  the nsk
ol  illgh [I  ovei , : .elm t Ion is
..- ired, n oi ■   ittention might      be <!<■-
'■'! ei     develop
ment, Thi unfoi tunately,     an
bor just
now.  Some compw ■ ...  ..   posl
■ i      tags,
The  ippl ■ if tbi  Temlikam-
not B  mark of 1 to thi Dominion
■  ..rntiiciit   fm     ne!  In   marketing ail. !
tnewered    by
that  the i.anks are
now ready  to nth uni ■■   10 cent i     an
.a mlvei     bullion     deposited
with them, Thl-fewm enable the   pro-
ii. keep theii     employees    at
work during the period of uncertainty,   i'anaiiiaii Mining Journal.
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In view of reported cases of     German espionage in Canada, and ot the
excitement produced in various    een-1
tres throughout the Dominion by the
movements of supposed spies, it is in- I
teresting to know something    of the
scale upon which the German system I
of espionuge is known to   be   organized in the theatre of war of Europe,
which is, of course, the very heart of :
the system, says a despatch from Ottawa.
At the start it is well to recall the
tact that the excellence of the German
intelligence system, which contributed
so powerfully toward the German success in the Franco-German war of
1S70, was the result of an elaborate
spy system, carefully organized within the borders of France during peace
After the »jncV/.<ion     of   the   1806'
Campaign    against   Austria,    Stieber,
minister of police in .Prussia, who was
to Bismarck and  Von Moltke     what !
Fonche was to Napoleon, was sent on j
a secret mission to France. His aim |
and object wns the organization within the boundaries ot France of a spy,!
system  preparatory  to the     pending
war.     Stieber,  in all,  between     1S60 !
and 186'J, made four journeys through
the length and breadth ol France, by I
the end of which time, aided by very !
able  assistants,  he  accomplished far-
reaching results.
He strewed France with 30,000 paid ;
German spies, and organized a com-
piste espionage system in the part6 of
France which covered the possible
theatre of war. Those spies were or-'
ganized territorially under four in-
speetors, having headquarters at
Brussels, Lausanne, Geneva and Berlin, and responsible to two lieuten-
ants of police, who in turn reported
to Stieber.
A peculiar feature of the system in-
Btltuted by Stieber at that time, and
still maintained,      were    the     "fixed
posts."  The  ordinary  idea  of a   spy!
is one who is sent to travel in a tor-'
eign country  in  some disguise,      and
who returns to his own country with
Information thus acquired.     But this
traveling spy   sutlers  very  great  dis- ;
advantages, Like every traveler in a :
foreign country, without raison d'etre
Ior being there,  he is the object     of j
suspicion. He has no time to get thor-
OUghly into touch with useful     chan- ,
ncls of iuformation.
He  is  closely  watched and  directly J
he begins making enquiries as to this.
that and the other, the previous sus- |
picions become certainties     and   his
mission results in tailure.
But the spy iu the "fixed post" is
on an entirely different footing. He '■
attracts no attention, since he lives
as an inhabitant of the place he is in |
und moreover, plies some trade,
which giveH him a very good reason
for being  there.
Under the cover of this trade     he
can make enquiries without incurring
the suspicion of the authorities   and i
bas ample time    to     get into touch I
with anyone whom he thinks capable
oi giving him usetul information.
Germau Spies in France.
The German spies in France were,
and still doubtless are, of all grades
und professions, and of both sexes,
including farmers, market gardeners,
agricultural laborers, vine growers,
railway porters, shop keepers, commercial travelers (a very usetul and
frequent disguise), waiters and waitresses In cafes, hotels and canteens,
newspaper reporters, telegraph operators,  female domestics,  etc.
Among other duties assigned to the
director of tbe German spy service
during the war of 1*70 were the following:
(a) Information in regard to the
situation, strength and movements ot
each group of the hostile army.
(b) In regard to the age, character
and reputation of all hostile com
(c) In regard to what was going on
and the stute of public feeling in the
districts the German army was about
to traverse and the resources of those
(,d) To procure in each of these regions persons capable ot furnishing
useful information.
It is known that in spite of French
vigilance the Germans have maintained and perhaps elaborated the
espionuge system and that in 1S90
Stieber, still st that date minister of
police in Germany, was sent through
France and subsequently established
a branch .'( the Qerman seiret police
I" deal With "political actions." This
terra, it w.ih explained, included the
detftruction Ol the strageticnl railways in France on the outbreak of
war, 1.' that the French mobilization
might be retarded. But this part of
thr scheme miscarried, thanks to the
vigilance   of    the French intelligence
In a book entitled "The German Spy
System in France" translated ' from
the French of Paul Sanoir and published recently in London, from which
most of the facts herein contained are
taken, it is explained that German
espionage In France interests itself
in everything and everybody possessing in any capacity a particle of
authority or celebrity. A specialty is
made of the character, habits, capacities,  etc., of individual officers     of
Telegraph Creek, B.C., Chosen
as Suitable Place to Breed
Valuable Animals
The foundations have been laid
what gives promise   of   speedily
„    .„„„(„„ r,t veloping into one of thc    most
the French army; but every species ot .      "     .    . _ ... u   n i
•  < ot - ii t. u„ „f „„,, „»p in portaut  industries in British  Colum-
information tnat can be of any use in
a military or political    sense    comes
under the notice of the German spies.
Information as to telegraphs, telephones, railways, highways, bridges,
culverts, forges, forage, provision and
supplies, shipping, hospitals
racks, accommodation, water supplies
discontented people and citizens susceptible of monetary temptation is
particularly sought.
According to M. Sanoir, there are
at present some 15,000 spies in "fixed
posts"  in France.
How perfect a spy system has been
bia, namely, a fox farm.
John Hyland, of Telegraph Creek,
an old Victoria boy, who for the past
15 years has had a place among the
prosperous business men of the Nort-
bar-' k£Tn c°nntry, has given some particulars of the enterprise as it stands
at the present moment. This fox
[arm, which is the first venture of
the kind in British Columbia, has
been established by the Cassiar Silver-Black Fox Farm company, which
was organized in the spring of this
year and incorporated under the laws
introduced by the Germans into Can-  °f the l»*°vince. Mr. Hyland
ada is not stated, but it is known
that there have been Serman spies in
Canada within the past five years,
and that some of them have been
identified and tracked by the military
and  police authorities.
is at the
head  of the enterprise and  the
cipal  owner ot the stock.
The farm is located at Telegraph
Creek, and is eight acres in extent,
most of which land has been enclosed
In  wire  fencing  to     afford  runways.
For obvious reasons the   Canadian The stock llt I,resent on
military   and    civil  authorities      are
silent as to    what is known officially
hand consists of 12 pairs of dark silver foxes,
six pairs of silver cross   foxes,    and
about German spies and espionage in j «ixtee» l"lirs of ordinary cross foxes.
These were all supplied by Indians in
Canada; but that there ure agents of
the hostile powers in Canada ready tq  the district
forward every scrap     of     important i ' n*3 'ozos
news bearing upon Canada's particip
ation in the present war is admitted.
who are expert trappers,
will     commence breeding
next year, and it is proposed for the
first  few  years to confine  operations
.    ring to'the" military " censorship I to selling of stock, and later take up
imposed upon the cable and   wireless  tbe pelt business. Associated with Mr.
telegraph services it is  difficult     for   Hyland in     the     management of the
the'German agents in Canada to get 'farm are    Messrs.  James Pendergast
their reports     across     the    Atlantic  "nd  W.  H.   Callahan,     formerly      of
promptly, but in the absence     of   a  ^ince Edward Island, who are     ex-
censorship over the land wires     and  l'ert at the business,
mails, communication   of a sort     is i    One of the largest fox ranchers on
open through the     mails   to neutral   l"nce Edward Island states that ow-
countries ', inS to the small coBt of feeding     he
Meantime patriotic Canadians who ' could make good money it he had to
are repositories of information which «>11 them at fifty dollars each. With-
might be useful in any war to the \ ™ a few years this business will be a
enemies of the empire will do well to large industry in British Columbia
keep such information to themselves • and, as usual, the most money will
and take every precaution to prevent i be made by those flwt in the field,
'it from obtaining general circulation
cr from reaching the ears of possible
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RIFLES Winchester, Remington, and
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Tolay Prince Edward Island ranks
: as one of the richest rural commun-
1 ities in Canada. According to the re-
; port of the manager ot the Halifax
branch of the Canadian Bunk ot Commerce, presented in January, 1913,
there was, at thnt time, over $10,-
hOO.oiH) on deposit in the savings
banks of the Island. There is no
trouble in financing fox enterprises in
Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia
of New Brunswick, the number ot
companies being only limited by the
small number of foxes for sale. Such
ii. the faith held in the business in
the east.
The prohibition of the export of
young Silver Black Foxes from British Columbia gives an opportunity to
launch out the business at the present moment on a ground floor basis.
Special commissioners have been appointed to investigate possibilities by j
the Canadian, United States and Rus- ,
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The scene is a village on the     outskirts of Muelhausen.  A lieutenent of
Seek Lumber Trade
in South America
Officials of the forest branch ot tbe
provincial government are now paying special attention to tbe questiou
oi securing murkcts for British Columbia lumber, taking advantage of
the new conditions arising trom the
war, and, in particular, they are turn
ing their nttcntion to South America
where the opportunities ior increased
trade are said to be most tempting.
"We ure going to do our best to secure a larger market tor British   Co-!
lumbia timber     in    South America,"
suid H.  R. MacMUlan, Chief forester
"We are making a study ot the situu-
(ierman scouts dashed up to the door , tion,  und  some  action   will  he  taken
ot the only inn in the villuge, posts
men at thc doorway, and. entering,
seats himselt at a- deal table.
He draws his sabre and places     it
on the table at his side and   orders
immediately  that will be in the     Interests of the industry  in this     Pro-]
vince.   I  note  that    our  triends      on ]
the other side ot thc line arc   equally
active In keeping an eye on the     op-!
food in menacing tones.     The village ! portunities there.
waiter is equal to the occasion. He
goes to an outhouse and fetches a
bay fork and places it at the other
side of the visitor.
"Stop!   What     does     this mean?"
roared the lieutenant furiously.
"It is announced   from Washington
that tbe department, ot commerce has !
assigned Commercial Agent R,B, Sim
mons to investigate thc lumber mar- j
kets of South America. Before taking
up  this work  he  will    visit  Chicago,
"Why," suid the waiter innocently, i St. Louis, Kansas City, Scuttle, and
pointing to the sabre, "I thought' other points in the United States, af-
that was your knife, bo     1     brought   terwurds     proceeding     to     the west
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BliVKl.STOKK.   II.  I'
interior publisbtno Company
E.   G.   ROOKE,   Manager  and   Editor,
An illuminating survey of economic
conditions was presented under a
date ot some three weeks ngo by Mr.
L. G. Chiozza Money, M. P., well
known as an authority on such topics.
He holds that with the control ot
the sea complete, ind it is much
more complete now thuu when he
wrote, there is nothing for Britishers
to fear.
"The more the British economic
position is considered," he wrote, "in
this matter, the more confident we
become. We may be permitted to
speak of this side of the war because
our minds wer? entirely Iree from
material considerations when we entered upen it. As far as we are concerned, it is a great and just conflict,
and we nre honored for our part in
it by all the world outside of the
enemy Powers, and apart* from a few
curiously constituted individuals
within our own borders. Having
clean hands, it is good to be uble to
say that it is most unlikely that we
shall lose by tak'ing up arms in a
just cause. . . . Detent for Germany would set her back many years
and though by no means so disastrous as in our case would transfer
much of her shipping and commerce
to ourselves and others. Germany   is
Bending nearly all the world hy her
policv and it is idle to suppose that
Mich offense will not tell heavily
against her in thc time to come. She
bas outraged neutrals, and British
colonial sentiment will make the task
. I the Teuton bag-man in the British
dominions difficult or impossible Ior
many years. Germany, in short, has
taken a desperate course which is
likely to end in the loss of her shipping and the crippling of her commerce, and there must be gain to
those in a position to profit by her
lf this is true of Qreai Britain,
close to the war area as that country is, how much more fortunate is
Canada's position, particularly that
portion oi the Dominion m which we
live, where the war is bringing about
the  development      of  which   we  have
ost need? It is sending new people
out on to the bind and stimulating
larger production on tlie pari oi the
I eople who are there.
lt is as this pi We re
peat, that   these   western    pi
will   make  rea' | ■   •
present, our prosperity has been due,
for the most part, to the money
which we have been able to borrow
in anticipation of actual production
on a large scale. But we had come to
the stage where we had to mark time
until the vast areas of hitherto unoccupied land with which we are sur-
■ rounded added very considerably to
our wealth.
We had built railways and cities at
tn unexampled rate. But we were not
liaising grain and cattle rapidly
enough to support these. Now,
thanks to the war, wc are going to
Ibe able to do this.
I The more we study the situation,
the more thoroughly convinced we
must bc thnt to Western Canada the
war is an economic godsend, however
'it may he regarded from other standpoints.
came out from town; I must say
that I know the guards out at the
crossing, and as they are passing almost every day, I have found them
to be gentlemen
Trusting this will clear them, I am,
Revelstoke, B.C. Sept. 18, 1914.
A  recruiting sergeant spoke to the
point when he    said:      "Wait till  we
get  one in the eye and  then see thc
boys roll in!"
This is evidently thc exact way
John Bull acted. Once the setbacks
on the Continent become plain and
thc British losses were published recruits flocked to the colors. At the
I,resent rate there will be little complaint of "slackers" in the days to
come.—New  York Tribune.
It is a pretty idea, 'if it can bc
given practical effect, that thc children of the United States should play
Santa Clans to the children of
Europe made orphans by the war. It
is estimated that by Christmas Day
nearly one million children will have
been rendered fatherless. Surely some
"truce of God" can bc arranged between the warring nations to give
these innocent victims of thc great
conflict some Christmas cheer.— Toronto World.
Oh won't the Kaiser wiser be
When Carl and Schmidt and Franz
and me
Arc like you Western folk made free
Ah won't tlio kaiser wiser be?
For we've been taught since we were
Our endless lesson at night and
| To shoulder arms at blast of horn
And leave our firesides all forlorn.
I.' you but knew us as friends how we
Fighting our battles AS KNEMY
Ground by the heel of infamy
Hated this rule of tyranny.
How you would smile at old Schmidt
and me
And Carl and     Franz and  others
that bc
Stuck in these trenches of infantry
Whilst you light for us and our
So won't the Kaiser wiser be
When he gets to know that his
Are fighting for freedom of Carl
and me
And Franz and Schmidt AND
St. Francis church, McKenzie Ave.
r.nd Fifth street, Pastor, Rev. J. C.
MacKenzie. Sunday services:— Low
Mass at S a.m. and High Mass at
10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday
school for the children at 2:30 p.m.,
Benediction and Rosary at 7:30 p.m.,
Confessions Saturday 4 to 6 and 7:30
to 9 p.m. and Sunday morning 7:30
to 8. Weeks days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Conlcssions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at 8 a.
IB.. Benediction and Rosary at ~:',M
p. m.
To thc Editor ol the Mail-Herald.
Sir —Will you please publiBh the
following in your paper?
For those who have lost anything
and miiffit hope that it bc theirs, the
find 1 made, and notified the public
about at the post office, I beg to
slate it was a monthly pay check of
the Canadian Pacific railway belong-
ing to M   Masbet.
Mustn't did not call through the
day, and I located the. gang he worked, on thc day following through
the ''an i.ban I'acitic railway officers,
and   turned'     the      check  over  to  the
superintendent    who     wired Masbets
123 Douglas st.
the Editor ol tbe Mail Herald.
8ince the piece puhlisbed in
your Wednesday's issue, re thc pillaging e.t an o. chard hy hndtre guards.
! have •■• told that thc boys at
the thirteenth crossing have been accused of this work. Now In justice to
s'atc that it
vas    not      them,    but   a  bunrt   I
Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.
The following is a list of services:
5> a.m. Holy Communion; II a. m.
.Matins; 7.:'.0 p.m. everting, At both
morning and evening prayer. Prayers
authorized by the Lord Bishop for
war will be said. Sunday school at
2.30 p.m.
On Sunday next thc pulpit of the
Methodist church will be occupied by
I rincipal Gordon of this city.
Epworth League on Monday night
at S p.m.
Prayer service, Wednesday, ; p.m.
Sunday school and bible classes
inch Sunday at -J.30 p.m.
At the Big Eddy schoolhou6e each
Sunday afternoon at 2.:'.", Sunday
and preaching.
200 Ferns
Values from $1.00 to $3.00
$1.00 EACH
Also a Large Supply of
Cycleman, Christmas Cactus
and Geraniums go Cheap
The regular services on Sunday will
bc conducted by  the     mirtister,  who
will preach at 11 a.m. on "The Prince
' •■■- "   md at 7.:w p.m.,     on
■The Desire to Escape." The Sunday
and Bible classes     will meet at J.3o.
meeting on Tuesday     evening
■   ■      eh ck    prayer  meeting,      Wed-
-  p.m.  The  Sunday school
rally  will      take      place  on   Sunday,
■ hen the teachel
j 1    • ■ ild a     wry
rill  be welcon i
Serence   to I
Lucille *    ' e.iniient las'
at  tbe
• i     This  u
•-i'ii 1
Tonlg it        •    the Bmpri
The  Old   ( ■    bier"   in   two  pa; I
a ith p.sarl white'
i I thri
On   ■* Ight     "Thi. Daughl
('rook iree  parts,   "Tbe   <H<
in      two      parts.
In the Dark" will     be
fm  , '.ill   be
more .,' the     Famous Playeri
i..the..*'     'ihis great
Is   m   four   reels ,
irnedy  irlll el io be
Roll '■ill** will bi
feature  picture  for   ffedneidaj
animated weekly and two othei        :
films  will be seen.
The   French    War Office announces
thai it is   sending    reserves I    Mo
rocco   md tbe Incorporation of   tei
i Itoi lal troops now residing there, in
i nier to release the regular forces In
MorOCCO  for  service  with   the   ill niv in
, 1-runce.
Should Not be Limited to Seven
Mills Declare Speakers at
Trustees' Convention
In the neighborhood of -50 delegates
from the school boards in all parts
i of the province were in attendance ut
I the eleventh annual     convention     ol
• tlie British Columbia association     oi
School Trustees which opened at Ncl-
json on Tuesday. H. Manning aud A.
| Kenward were the delegates from thc
I Kevelstoke school board. Three ses-
sions were held on Tuesday, morning,
afternoon und evening und several
papers were presented dealing Witn
the educational question trom several
jn ii ii t s ol view. Thu morning session
was occupied with thc welcome ol the
delegates to tne city by Muyor Ma-
lonc lor the city council and W. G.
Foster for the board of trade, the
address oi the president of the .association and thc report oi the secretary.
The afternoon sjsa.on was tanen
iiji with the reau'.ng und discussion of
papers, "The Public School Course
as a Preparation for Life," by A.
Anstey, inspector of schools, and
"How the Rurul School May Maintain a Course ot Home and Farm
Teaching." The evening session was
held in the assembly hull of the public school when J. Kyle, A. R. C. A.
organizer ot technical education for
the province gave an illustruted lecture on "Industrial Education."
The session was opened by the
president, J.M. Wright of Armstrong,
who said that they una iouUiifiruU
the advisability of postponing the
convention but decided that in view
of the fact that conditions were like-
[ ly to be more lively at this time than
later it was decided to go ahead.
Wants Levy Limit Removed.
Mayor Malone said thut it was
with great pleasure that he welcomed
the delegates to the city and he
trusted that he felt sure the meeting
would result in a benetit to the
schools of the province. Discussing
the school law he said that there was
room for amendment there. The local
school board would understand conditions in Nelson aud would know-
that' the school act did not work
satisfactorily here. Thc government
limited the school tux levy to 7 mills
and it had been proved to Nelson
that it was impossible to run within
these limits. He could not understand
why these limitations had been placed and 'it was his opinion that the
municipalities should be allowed to
handle their own affairs in these matters.
Make Business Life Aim, He Says.
W. G. Foster, speaking for the
board of trade, suid that it was a
pleasure to each member ol that
tody to welcome the delegates to Nelson. He said that the work tbey nre
doing was of the utmost importance,
that no more important matter could
occupy their attention than that of
education. There was one thing, he
- said, that he would i'ike to bring to
the attention ot the members of the
various school boards. He would like
to impress upon them thc importance
of paying particular attention to the
f-tting of the younger generation for
a business life. There was more attention paid, he believed, at the present
time, to the fitting of young people
tor matriculation than there was to
' lifting them for a business career. He
•aid that he had had considerable experience in handling products ot the
public and h'igh schools system for
some years and was well acquainted
with the result of the* training.
He remarked that thc mayor in referring to the school act had touched
ipon a BUbJect that had heen outstanding for years. There should be
more co-operatlou between city councils and school boards. It was not
easy to keep a city going as matters
-food   now   and  at   that  the  ordinary
man thought    that     the taxes wer..
high.  It  a'.'ih fan   neither  to the coun-
• i nor the board for the levy to be
limited to ~ mills. All realized tbat
every child deserved a good education
ind he thought thai tbe law could ln
ome way be amended no that     the
amount required  by tbe board would
be provided as now. but thai the exact levy for this purpose be miidn
to the taxpayers when they received then tax notices, which under
i resent conditions gave no Indication
that the school cost waa greater than
7 mills und 'ii.'' the amount required
i.hove  that,   figure   was   taken   out      of
tbe rate for general purposes, which
most people thought was being used
for strictly civic purposes such as
. i reet  Improvements, jtc
president Gives Address.
President Wright In his address
spoke of the work accomplished by
the association since its inception In
IV0.fi and said that it. had certainly
Instilled its existeiii... The work had
been cnrrlcd on with good effect and
the department of education had re
cognised thli (act, The annual meeting ot the trustees to discuss the pro-
New Fall Millinery
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Our Miss Call has returned from Toronto and eastern markets bringing
with her the Latest Millinery Styles.
The ladies of Revelstoke may depend
upon our display being the newest
styles at moderate prices.
Buy Milk
Produced in the West
The Fraser River Valley, with its
green grass practically the year round,
is one of the finest dairy districts in
the world, and produces milk that is much superior to Eastern milk, both in RICHNESS
and FLAVOR,     Buy B. C. Milk because it
has thk natural flavor of pure,
RICH, FRESH CREAM.    The Government
test shows it to be >f HIGH-ESTSTANDARD.
blcms that confronted them had the
effect of causing the trustees to
take more interest in tbe schoolR than
they otherwise would. He gave a report ol the resolutions submitted to
the government by the last convention and said that two ol those resolutions had been acted upon' and
that others were being considered by
the department. Those In regard to
night classes and rural district finances had been provided for in amend
ments to the act this year. Thc gov-
irnment had reported that it was unable to make any increase in grants
at present. He thought the resolutions were well drawn up and congratulated the resolution committee
upon its work.
He discussed the cost ol education.
The cost had increased and teachers'
•salaries had increased but the government was still behind the times
and thc grants remained the same.
This created.a hardship, particularly,
he pointed out, on the smaller communities and he thought that it was
time the government should come to
the front.
He deprecated the decrease in Attendance and said that the expenses
of the delegates should be provided
for. i
Education More Vocational.
Inspector Anstey in dealing with
his subject. "Thc Public School
Course As a Preparation Ior Lite,"
remarked that the school report for
1912-13 showed that there were .j 1,704
children in attendance in the public
schools of the province and 2,B'-0 in
the high schools, a ratio ol 20 to 1.
The high school work was being mnde
more vocational and agricultural,
technical and industrial education
was being introduced. Were the 11)
children who got no further than thc
public schools equipped for life? This
was a question of vitm Importance,
lb' pointed out that the object of
education wias threefold, first, ub regards the building ol the man; second, tlm worker; and third, thc
citizen.. The first and third were of
premier importance. Thc physical development was given much attention
and also the building of the citizen.
Mr. Anstey suid thut in attempting
to solve the question it should bc
asked what was expected of a child
leaving school to enter industrial life,
either to earn wages or to work in
the home. Thc child should be
brought into contact    with problems
Our Roughing
is meeting with big
success. Our customers are satisfied.
Just what they have
been wanting.
Everything returned
already to iron, flat
pieces all ironed.
Give us a trial and
be convinced
Only   35c a dozen.
Phone 342
that would develop the mind along
pructicul lines. He said there were
three definite things that the present
work of thc public schools should
autisly. They were, first, that a child
should huve a general Btock ol knowledge; second, au intelligent and sympathetic interest in processes in connection with certain vocations; third
u mental alertness and rcadiueBB to
apply himself to practical problems.
The teachers should spend half their
time teaching aud the other half in
producing mental alertness, and showing how to use what was learned.
The child should be taught; powers
of initiative.
Too Much Seat Work.
There should be a closer relation
between truBtces and teachera and tbe
tourses should be arrunged to conform to the peculiar industry of the
district. Thcre was perhaps too much
seat work and not enough hard work.
Home and Farm TeachiDg.
In the absence ol W.C. Sandercock,
Robert dmillie read the paper written by the former, "How the Rural
fchool Board May Maintain a Course
of Home and Farm Teaching," presenting a method of imparting to
children by means of practical    work.
(Continued on Page Five)
third classes particularly; alBO up to
the end of 1012 the department gave
very liberal grants to the building
funds of such cities, and now as Buch
grants have    practically been     with-
  drawn with no prospect of renewal in
Mr   T   Kilpatrick is on an extended      Mrs. G. Wady returned on Thursday  tne near future,
' . ,„ f„ vi„iBnn                            from a few days'visit to Armstrong. "Therefore, be it resolved that this
business trip to nieison. .,  ,
|                       .   „                        ,    ..„,,„„ association in convention     assembled
Mr. Douglas McCarter is leaving on     Miss Janet  Munro returned    toda> ^ fc             ^ ^^  ^.^ the
Sunday for Toronto university.              Irom a two months visit     to    coast departmeQt tQ     JncreMe tne prcBent
„„    ,      .        ,  .    p.    cities. grants to cities of tbe   second     and
Miss Delia Willard  returned to Ho- b" ' ' ,, ,„„„„,,
Mtss ui.ua  n mnrllin„    ntter      Miss Isabel Henderson     is   leaving  third classeB  by 25 per cent." Moved
^^"JlffjKtt i2 tor Salmon Arm today for a months by B.  Manning and A.  Kenwood   of
J vacation. Revelstoke.
Mr   and Mrs   D.  Swanney returned 2.    "Resolved that clause 1    ol   the
0n Wednesday from  the coast   where Mrs. E. H.  S. McLean,    has     been ^    and     rcgulationB     (being the
they have spent the past two weeks, quite ill for the past week, but     ib ^^ re,ating ^ ^ hQur6 of teach.
y now on the road to recovery. ing) be amended H0 that it may     be
Mrs   Jack l;yon« won ^c ^a-se'at Hutherford returned     to  permissable Ior the school hoards to
the 1 rnpress theatre on Friday nigh ^ ^ ^.^   ^ ^    gc)iool8     opene(] flt ,, a.m.
and Evct  McCleneghan,     the     three ^^ ^ ^ ftCCOmpnnied by  durlng the winter months, the   same
months pase. ^ ^^ Miss Huby „ during the summer,"  Moved     by
Those having items for publication Capt.   W.  S.    Stewart     and     W. J.
J th,    S Herald eocial and per- Mrs.  Vernon    English      caves on  TwiH,
sonal  column    are  requested to  call Monday to Visit her parents. Mi and     3    ..KcBolved to     ask    the govern-
hone g2 Mrs. Kelly ot Michigan.     She will bc  nient to pay tbe cost of trangp0rta-
UP P             '                                             - «mi«-ni months. tion of OI)e deiegate from each rural
in     the     municipalities.1
Moved     by     w. Coulter    and C. M.
Britain Would Buy
j     Timber in Province
The. general disruption of the shipping business of thc world consequent
Mrs.  Alvan    Urquhart oi- Okanagan McClencgban    Wtt8    taken    to and assisted     school in the province
Landing was the guest of Mrs. R. H. •                 «                       on ^ to the annual conVention of the Brit-
Urnubart for a week, and has     now tn   wuee                            ^^      ^ ^ Co]umWa   aflBOCiation of    8cb0ol
returned home.. will'return home in a lew day.. Trustees.** Moved   by     0. M. Whelp-
.  .,,_•,, .„*.,,„„,i      .-.n                                                                            ton and W. Gilchrist.
Mim*  Fthel l'hi lips returned     on
Miss  ttnei imuip. Mr     w,  A.     Anstie     and     Mr. G.      |.    ■-Resolved that the special med-
niiiirsilnv from a two weeks vacation
jnursuay iruiu » .                   Raluh Lawreuce left for the south on  als now being given in the cities   to
■riant   with     relatives'   at   v uncouvcr   "."H" ,   .                          .                ,                                                               ,   ,
tpent  wiui     i. this moralng.B train,  Mr.  Lawrences   pUpilB fer  merit,     to those scholars
und South Vancouver. b^   Richard,  accompanied  them. who obtain the highest    number     of
filen   Urauhnrt returned from     the f>      . *   . ■ N ... marks at the entrance    examination,
uien.  uiquuuii. Conner returned  Ghome
ennst  on  Wednesday,  where he    has «*.«.«.«                                          n   [Uture also be given  to any such
en under     the     Care    of Dr. Glen. 'Tom  the  hospital  on  Friday,    mucb             „                    <    municipalities."
Lien uuuer     mc improved in health and hopes     Boon
Campbell for hve weeks. ^ ^ ^ to take up hig ^^   at
MiBS  Boris  McCarter  returned      on   tbe office again.
FridaV     uoon     trom     Salmon Arm,
hriua>      uoon Duncond  Smythe is leaving to
il here she has been the guest oi mis.
wnere But  uud u Spokane, Mr. Smythe will be
Mcl'herson for the past  week. uu* *■*-"  °'' ' "
meruei sou v greatly missed at the  Empress thea-
The rchcrsals Ior the patriotic con-   tie where he has played the drum for
cert, to bc given on Sept. .10, by the  ,.ucb a iong time.
Relief  society,   under  the able    man-
Rclici   Bociity.   u Mfg   petcr Hendcrson haB 3U8t    re.
agement of Mrs. H.  H. McWty, ^^ ^ & ^^ ^ tQ win
well under way. ^^     ^   reportB   that   tbere are        _ ^^
Mr. W. A. Anstie     and   Mr. Alex.   about tour  inches    of    snow between  upon tbc war> notwithstanding     the
McRae returned Irom a shooting trip   Mabel cieek  and Calgary. fuct tbat  Great Britain boid8 undis.
to Shuswap, and  report  very     poor ^^   Armstrong    who is employed puted command of the seas, is having
lurk       onlv    a     few      grouse    ueing
111  '          • in the Canadian Pacific railway tele- a dnmaging   effect upon trade condi-
brought home. Kraph offlcc .r Vancouveri iB viBiting tioD9 ,n thig Drovince. The timber in-
Miss  Ella  Lydard     and  daughter. ber brother,   j.  H.  Armstrong   chief teregtfi Qf Britisb ColumWa hflve juet
Miss Lvdard of Moose Jaw, formerly train despatcher,     Canadian    Pacihc
ol Berwick,    Nova     Scotia   was the rallWay,  Revelstoke. been S™» an unpleaeant reminder to
„„.w,t  of  Mrs   A   Mclntyre for a few this effect, according to an announce-
guest ot  Mrs.  A. fliciniy Mr. Pred Urquhart    is leaving     on «„„«•«.„   ,hi„f
i'iivb last week. ,        ,. , ...    ■■Xm-1        , .    .T„„^^o„l ment made by H.R. MacMillan, chief
cays inoi, w<;<: the mid[,igbt     train     for    Montreal
The bazaar under the auspices     of whcre be wia take his final year    in   of the, forest branch of the provincial
the 1 idles  \id of St.  Johns Presby- lIjedicine  at  McGill  university.     His  government.
tcriaii church will be held Nov.  17. A many fricrids wish him every success,      "The Baltic being now a closed sea
sale of work     and     a culinary table und bope to see him return     in   the  to all intents and. purposes, ' said to;
wil be the leading    leaturcs ol     thc spring with all honors.                              MacMillan,   "Great Britain is cut off
*' from one of the main sources   of her
"1Tair-                                                   , ;    Mss. Fitzmorris of Nelson has tak- timber supply, and some few days ago
Thcre will be a meeting ol    young en over Mrs. Dent's house on    Third   a large order waa piaCed with timber
ladies of the Mithodist church   inter- street.  Mrs.    Dent     is     visiting her   producers in this Province. This was
ttted in church work, at Mrs. Down's daughter, Mrs.  Harry Bews     for     a   Scorned as the forerunner of   sonic
residence on   Thursday evening, Sep- few days,    and   will   leave soon,,  to  big business, at least during the con-
tuiiber -Jl, at a P.M. to consider the spend thc winter   with her daughter,   tiuuution of the war, but, owing    to
formation'of a young ladieB Auxili- Mrs. Wickens of Red Deer, Alberta.      the inability to get tonnage to handle
I   _, .  ..    __„       *>,„„t,.o   the shipments, it. is leared that   there
Ury' :   Th! P1<"tllrC8, *   tbe EmwP[T*ZT  will be great delay in handling    the
Mr. Harry Cook, homestead inspec-  arc drawing large     crowds    nightly. ^ ^ .g ^ ^  ^
tor at Arrowhead returned home this  lhe ones on Monday   evening   show- ure     offering     ^
week.     He has been    under    medical ing  thc  Battle     of    Waterloo    were ^        iumbgr ^ d.gpoBed ^ agk
tieatment at the Queen Victoria hos-  grand, and were much appreciated. A ^^ ^ ^ make ^ cogt     ^
Pital lor some time. Mrs. Cook spent  number ol  pnpular plays     arc  being ^ ^        MMtiTe_
a couple of days in town this   week,  reproduced  and  arc very  interesting, „Another    intereBting    development
a„d accompanied her husband home,    and a delight  to all,  especially     to outbreafc       waf ,.g ^ ^
the story  lover,  who    has     not the Tmnerial
Thc Tango club had a vcry wet timfi tQ -read bookR
night for their dance on Thursday
evening, which made lt all the more
enjoyable to thos.i wu oraved the
elements. The Dave Orr orchestra
played, and refreshments were served
as usual. From all accounts, these '
dunces arc to prove very popular
this winter.
School Levy Too Low
(Continued from Page Four)
that for the first time the Imperial
government, for post office requirements, is seeking to place an order in
British Columbia for :i0H,0t»0 telegraph and telephone poles. This order
cannot for the present, it is feared,
he filled, forlhe reasons I have mentioned. This is all     the more regret-
knowledge on   various subjects.     He  table Irom the fact tbat our timber
•  *„j .. ... ..        „ ,    „u„„i jio    is far superior to the pine from Riga
been   pointed out that the rural school dis- * v
-    -  -•       -.-* 1 — 1—     1......     D.l.nin      .rata
The following post card has     been   1-omtea out tnar tne ruiui «™ --  ^ ^^ ^^ ^.^^
received by the writer: trict was able at a very small    cost her timbcr      Qur     cedar     poleg Qre
"Valcartier, Quebec,. There are 80,- to undertake these activities which Btraighter than those of pine, and in
('00 horse uud foot ready to leave for wou)d not I)n]y jmpart knowledge of many otber particulars are superior.'V
thc Old Country at a moments     not-   ^ ^^ ^ ^ tfae ^.^ but ^^
impress it upon the    child.     Animal
lusbandry. tield husbandry, household
BCiencc,  sewing,     cooking    and other
like subjects and the    simplest     uses mmmm^
t,nd care    of     machinery     could    be  Ciu,ee thev  once Uvert  upon u     hiEh
ice. Hoping to hear from you, I re
train yours at war, A. J. Fulton."
Ihe many friends of our former
popular expresB agent, may be glad
to' read these few lines penned by
The Hohenzollerns are so called be-
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
We Aim to Clwe Maximum
Wear at a  Minimum Price
New Arrivals in Neckwear
Belts and Girdles
The "Vester" or Combination Vest and Girdle is very stylish. Some New Trimmings in
rose effect for evening wear. Frillings in Cliiflons, Laces and Nets are still popular. We
have a full assortment just in.
A new lot of Back Combs, Barettes, Side Combs and Turban Pins—the very latest in
this line of goods.
These cold days remind us of the fact that winter is near. We have a full stock of
Sweaters and Sweater Coats in all colors and sizes.   Quality ind prices can't be beat.
Our business in Ladies' Coats has been very satisfactory during the past two weeks, but
we still have a large stock which we are anxious to show. It will pay you to see these styles.
Aline of Children's Coats at $2.90 and one at $3.90 which are excellent values.
A new showing of Curtain material for fall cleaning.
Rugs, Mats and Linoleums at 20 per cent. Discount.
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dcp't
Shoes for Fall
The celebrated J .& T. Bell line ; been made in Canada for more than 100 years
under the same name. All that makes for comfort and wear combined with up-to-
date styles.
We are prepared to show you all the new features in lasts that fit the foot, The new
long vamp, that does not cramp the toes, but gives new lines of beauty to the foot.
The kidney heel with its wide base and sweeping lines makes walking a pleasure.
This season will be one of cloth tops and patent vamps; cloth tops that fit the foot and
are water proof. No unsightly wrinkles and gaping buttons. These new tops fit
jike astocking .
We are prepared to fit any foot that walks into our shoe department. Let us show
you better shoes at the same prices,
Prices $4.50 to S6.00
taught. This would all be possible by hill. Thev have ridden a high horse
Thc Altar Society ot the Catholic making the home department ol the for a long time. The Hapsburgs are
church, had a vcry succeBsiul tea on child's great school. Competitions in B0 n^Uei because their tirst castle
Wednesday afternoon, atfthe home ol tne growing of various products and waB caued "Hawk's Castle," or
IOh. F. McCarty. It was an im- in poultry could be arranged to at- "Hawk'3 Nest," and "Habichtsburg"
tromptU aflair having been arranged   tract the attention of the child. waB corrupted into the present   lorm
enly on Sunday, but a "word" in In closing he said that it was the of the name. Both the stronghold on
the Mail Herald, and a big sign on function of the rural board to see zollern Hill and that upon the
the boulevard outside Mrs. McCarty's that the system in vogue in their wupeleberg, overlooking the river Aar
door, brought many thirsty patrons, school should not do the child the in Switzerland, were feudal establish-
Tea, cake, Mowers, and candy were great wrong of blinding hiB eyes and ments from which the proprietors
sold, and a very enjoyable time was blocking his path to the enjoyment ol looked down upon the common peo-
spent   by    all    who   attended.     The   an active rural life. pie and their rights    with contempt,
society are starting their whist At the evening session of the school m both establishments the theory ol
drives on Tuesday evening next at trustees convention J. Kyle gave an getting on in the world was based
St. Francis hall. illustrated     lecture     on the subject,   upon philosophy similar to tbat of a
"Industrial     Education,"   explaining  (ynical Spanish   Duke of a later per-
Edcry house wife has a horror     ol  the 8UCce8s that thlg pba6e of educa.  jod whQ obaervsd     durjng a uymlBtic
wash day. Blue  Monday  it  is  called tional work had met with in the old war that there was no diflerence    of
by all, but   the     employees at     the land where it was compulsory and in intelligent opinion as   to "the     peo-
stcam laundry, can tell you a differ- Vancouver where it was voluntary. ,.ie" being an ass, but many disputes
... The second day     of the convention nnd  conflicts about who ihnnld      oc-
int story. There,  where everything is ,       .                  ' UQU  »-0"»"-«. aooui wno mould     oc
of     the     Brttish  Columbia  trustees, c,jpy the saddle   Both families    have
up-to-d„ti.,  and    where perfect clean- prove,, aB great fl Euccegg aB the firBt aone „trpmely     wd, for thcmBclvcB
iliK'BH is maintained.- When every day The following resolutions were pass- Thirteen centuries after the "Hawk's
is wash day, no one minds, and every  cd: NeBt"  waB builded and about twelve
one is happy in their work. It is I. ■• whereas the department ol edu- centuries hefore ThaBillo was consti-
wonderftll to watch the pieces of linen cation tlxcd their present grants as tuted, or constituted himself, "Count
going througb the difleront modern far back as I'Mn; as follows—first class of Zollern" a Hapsburg and a Ho-
maehlnei until they arrive at the $*!i*.fl, second cIhsr .1480, third class hcnzollern are able to issue in the
tolillng  tnhlc,  so  white and smooth, J466 per teacher, and [first person     d'erces    that turn mil-
and ho much nicer than when done at "Whereai thc cost ot maintenance i Kons of men Irom their peaceful 0»
tome with the old" lashioncd met- lias increased vcry greatly since that !cupations and plunge a continent in
bods. time, in the cities of tbc second and ito a eulf of blood.
Growing Girls Boots
A long felt want; something for the growing girl in sizes from 2\ to 5;. A shoe that is a
girl's shoe, made for a girl's foot and not for a matured woman. Our classic models fill
the bill.
In gun metal, patent, button or lace, medium high boot.   Price $4.00
In gun metal or patent, button only, sixteen button high.   Price $5.00
Grocery and Crockery Department
COWANS by the pound.
COWANS %, % and lb. tins.
BAKER'S Breakfast.
FRY'S Homeoepathic.
FRY'S Breakfast.
LOWNEY'S one-quarter pound tins.
VAN HOUTEN'S one-quarter, one-half
and 1-lb. tins.
.^quarter, one-half and 1-lb. tins.
we have the best OLIVE'OIL in the
Mape of Italy
in 30c and 60c bottles, one-half gallon and
gallon tins.
Crosse & Blackwell
i'i mie half-pint bottles and quart bottles.
Car of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR just unloaded.
Car of MIXED FEED just unloaded.    A  large shipment of
Huntley  &   Palmer's   Biscuits "placed   ih   stock  this  week.
Peaches for preserving next week. 1'a.gb sri.
an- required every day to meet
the demands of our customers.
Tlie reason in that it is such creamy
toothsome bread, The test is in
the taste and the sooner you begin
tasting the .sooner you will know
what perfect bread really is.
Shamrock Hams And Bacon
P. BURNS & CO., Limited
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Hotel Victoria
It. Lauohton, Phop.
Choicest of Wines, Liquors, and Cigars
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd,
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor
First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
Good Accommodation.       Reasonable Rates.
Cafe in Connection
Government Policy
is Warmly Endorsed
Calculations of Mining
Men Upset by War
The annua] general meeting    ol the All previous calculations have been
ceutrul  Conservative association     ot upset by the war iu    Europe,     says
the Kamloops riding     wus held     at Engineering and Mining Journal.   As
Salmon  Arm on    Monday  utternoon, nearly as we cun diagnose the situa-
when the following     delegates     were tion, it iB as iollows:
present: J. T, Holiinsou (president),
and S.C. Burton, J. A. Giill, J. Milton, W. H. Johnson and C. Macbeth,
Kuuiloops; W. J. Andrews, Hendon;
G. A. Coburn and W. P. Bradley,
Chase; Wm. Thompson, Chase; William Thompson, Celista; W. J. Kew,
V. D. Nicholson and Dr. A. K. Connolly, Salmon Arm; F. J. Bossley,
Malakwa; H. M. Jenkins, Seymour
Arm; J. Redman, Edith Lake; W. S.
Mitchell and W. H. Chamberlain, !
Notch Hill; K. A. King, Sorrento; D.
W. Rowland's, Savona; R. H. Brett,
I'ritchard; l.M. Lyman, Canoe; W. A.
Warren,  Falkland, |
There was also a large attendance
ot Salmon Arm Conservatives iu ad-
ditiou to the delegates.
Mayor Lacey of Salmon Arm, briefly addressed the meeting, und     gave
The little revival in iron aud steel
that became noticeable about the
middle of July hus probably been
•checked by the shook, but after its
first etlects are over there may again
be a start forward.
Silver is chiefly a matter of the
Loudon market, whereof the New
York market is but u Bhadow. The
suepenBlon of quotations in London
was necessarily followed by u suspension in New York. For the moment,
the silver business is at a standstill.
If Britain secures mastery ot the sea,
the business in silver with India and
China probably would be resumed
and exports of American silver also.
Next to silver, copper is hit hardesti
A lew months ago we were congratulating ourselves that tbe International character of the     copper     market
the visitors a cordial welcome.
A delegation from a portion of the  WM it9 SaVing featUr6i WhUe d°mC8'
district municipality of Salmon Arm
presented a resolution asking for
withdrawal from the municipality,
and usked for the support of the
meeting. After heuring both sides of
the question, the meeting cume to the
conclusion that the mutter was entirely foreign to the business of the
Many important resolutions were
presented by the resolutions committee, consisting ol MesBis. Row-
lauds, Connolly, Chamberlain, Coburn
aud Gill, among which were the following:
Resolved: Thut this associution recommend to the Government that
work on roads and public works
should be given to men who are on
the voters' list, and thut as far as
possible local bona fide settlers
should be employed, preference being
given to married men, und that supplies also be purchased locally.
Resolved: That. this associution
fully endorse the action of the Dominion Government in everything that
it has done to assist the Empire iu
the present crisis, and In view of the
recent statements mude by the First
Lord of the Admiralty we would urge
the Government to consider the advisability of naval as well as military aid.
Resolved: That this association endorse the action of Premier McBride
und his Government in the donation
they have already made to the Empire, and that we patricularly commend the action ol the    premier     in
tic demand was slack, the European
was absorbing our supply. Now that
very condition is our weakness. The
only thing is for our mines to curtail their output to about the domestic requirement. Already, they are
doing that. At present there is no
market for copper, but soon there
, will be, we hope, and some day we
' shall once more witness a big demand. We may only pray that it will
! not be delayed too long.
I OurMcad is chiefly marketed ut
home, but during the last six months
j our demand hus been poor and we
' have exported about -0,m)0 tons to
Europe, whose supply was shortened
by the absence of the Mexican output. Just before thc outbreak of the
war, things had straightened out in
northern Mexico, so that the American Smelting and Refining company
was considering resuming smelting
there. We should think that plan
might now be delayed. Anyway, we
are likely to have some accumulation
of domestic lead pending the self-adjustment of business to new condi-1
tions. although a demand for tbis
metal has continued right through
these evil days.
The producers of spelter have been
carrying thc largest storks in tbe history of their industry. Immediate
conditions may cause some of them
to want to realize. The spelter market is more a domestic market than
any other, and it is not unlikely to
make the Jiest showing during the
war. Important European spelter producing districts are iu the war zone.
his foresight    in     purchasing subma- The QermM army invadil,g France is
•*.e.  tl... Dominion. paMlng thr(mgh the Ue|W distnct in
Resolved: That in  the  opinion     of BelKrlunli  whU(l the zinc mines     and
this association the Kamloops riding 8melteries of Upper Slle8ia are   only
should  be divided into    two    ridings a few milc8 from thp Russian frontier
e proposed redistribution tor Tbe war may ,,e     expected to inter_
fere with the  Belgium     and German
the pr.-ivincial house.
The convention complimented     the
production,     and     American  spelter
Central Hotel
Abrahamson Bros.
1   ■   •       •- in all i' -: ■
All M.«l>e-
Special Weekly Rates
government on the strong stand taken   majr conceivably be needed in Europe
weeds, and urged that the   Knd jn other pnrts of the wor]d   that
Europe has heretofore supplied.
suitably furnished with the choicest the
market affords. Best Wines. Liquor! and
Cigars.    Rates $1 a day.    Monthly rates.
Union   Hotel
A. P. LBVBSQUB, Proprlegtot
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,-i in IU «utInnerf it P«i ' ?"" In niir hniilnein »nd in  I   i-'m !■...
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fl •   ,•'»"'>' il  )'.      Clnctnr. Prim      lypa w« lilil orif InalllT ami   HI
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work be further continued by tl
ent of more inspectors.
The election of officers for the     ensuing year then took  [.lace and     re-
presidents. Right Hon,  .Sir R.
3ir R. McBride, Hoi
Burrell     and .J.  I
• W.  J.  K'-w    -
The  retiring  ;-'    ' J.  T.
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Dr. A. K.
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.,.; ■ n...  LeolsiOE ol tba it.isHiumi police
Uent (run immitsloMTi    i" order pool i■ ..nm
... be closed on *uuda.VH hereafter,
>..is bated upon tin. following letter
.-.. .-..eii ti rn iI'.i w .1 Bowser, ut-
W   I). Wfilson, Mayor Rossland.
iii-ni Bit   i bave euggested   t.i  the
police commissioners In nil the cities
ill   that  moving   picture  shows  and   pool
•im I'lonm should, in my opinion, not i>e
On Saturday Col. McKay received
instructions from the Militia Department at Ottawa to proceed at once
with the organization of an East
Kootenay regiment of infantry. The
regiment will consist of eight companies, each wall a strength of 12."
men. There will probably bc two
iiimpanles at Fernie, two at Cranbrook, one at (rolden, and the three
others nt points from Michel t.., i;,,i-
den. CaptaAns Moffat and Stalker
will have charge of the companies
here. There will be two lieutenants
n.r each company, Recruiting will
commence ni soon as forms, etc., ar-
K.iiiie Free Egress
I thi      prov
' .a • i, tb
ll   the    |]
!,;,.'., tnt 1  would  therefor* be
.,,,    In ol If you  would  plaoe tins letter l,e-
,-,;,.; • -,,. f.,re tin- police commissioners and My
if   tl Bl     "nit  m  ui'-' Opinion   I  do no!   think   it
rar      the is propsi pratstla  to follow in .my
iiti.-i   i.   '■ ,f I of   Hi''  BltlM   hut     nl   the  h.iiiii      lime,
City   i' la n there  ihould be no distinction     and
Canadian North-em i ill the pool room* should    be    tit ht
company, guided at '.nei- by - notlfiod thai thev must close mi 3m-
nd enterprise, I i ,i, i  day   ind then, if they do nut follow
direct  dally, t   - pai [youi directions, I will tie glad to give
i .1 f
lawn, Hawkeshury,    ' tti     i-Umwl
Inlgan Palls, Qrand '-t- ■ -   Q   '-■-.- ell >
and the 'amp.
mv consent t..    a prosecution under
the  Louts'   liny   Art    Yours  truly.
I Signed  I        Vi.   .1    BOWSER
Attorney (leueral
Summer of 1914
On Sale June 1 to September 30
Final Return Limit October 31
Winnipeg $60     Montreal $105
St. Paul $60     St. John $120
Chicago $72.50     Halifax $129.35
Toronto        $92 New York    ....     $108.50
Compartment Observation Cars—Electric Lighted—-Standard
"Canadian Pacific Service"
Ticket Agent, Revelstoke
Reasons are given by
"Economic Advertising"
"It is keeping everlastingly at it the quiet, continuous brand of publicity that worries its way
through to success in the long run and it is dillicult
to find any justification for breaking the continuity
of advertising during hot weather.
"Clothes have to be worn and the necessaries of
life provided for, and almost every article with the
exception of purely seasonable goods is in equal demand in the summer aB in the winter.
"Then, again, in the summer people do not work
bo hard—there is more leisure time, and just because
they have more time for reading it is logical to state
that they have more time for reading advertising.
"To the modern housewife any respite from the
glaring pavements is welcome. She reads the advertising columnB of the local paper, and makes it her
shopping guide, especially in the Bummer. Missing
at this time is losing momentum which will take
considerable time and expense to regain at a later
The Mail-Herald reaches the permanent, earning
classes. In the home it stays, the newest edition of
buying guides. It contains the leading merchants'
latest announcements.
Increase Your Summer
Advertising in the Mail-
Herald and Get Your
Share  of  the   Business.
Oven is a wonderful baker. That's because
the heat flues completely encircle • 'c
satisfies  the   most  exacting
cook on every point. Let the
McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.        M
Sold by Bourne Bros., Ltd.
Lump or Nut Coal
Dry Birch and Cedar any length
1MIONK   201
Small Checks are
quite correct for
early  Fall  wear.
In   fact, many   of
the smartest Suits
of  the  season
show this very
popular pattern.
If your fancy runs
to a Fall Suit with
Small Checks, we
are pretty sure to
have just what you
want in all the new
Fall Styles, $18 up.
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"n i '.'rt
McKinnon &
Three Squares a Day
In spite of war and the horrors of war a vast number of Canadians are going to need "three squares a day" just as in
times of peace. They are geiing to need such things as clothing, fuel, etc., too and a surprising lot of them will go on buying luxuries as well.
The bottom hasn't fallen out of trade. On the contrary a
new bottom has been put in. Live advertisers are going after
the new business, new markets, new fields made possible by
this great and unfortunate   war.
Just as modern methods of warfare  will add new  efficiency, new
features to this war so modern methods     of    selling through
real advertising and merchandising will add new efficiency to
thc commercial effort set   in motion by the war.
American manufacturers have discovered that owing to the
shutting ofl of German exportations they have a brand new
market at their doors for such commodities as chemicals, drugs,
medicines, copper nnd manufactures, cotton goods, earthen
stone and China ware, glass and glass ware, malt liquors,
spirits, wines, silk manufactures, fruit and nuts, gloves, embroidery, hats, steel and iron manufactures, toys etc.
The American advertisers are re-adjustinir themselves with
wonderful rapidity and redoubling their efforts to secure new
trade heretofore denied them. Those who hesitate will lose a
tremendous opportunity and be handicapped for months perhaps
years, to come.
What about  us Canadians? I
Co-operation   in  Plans, Suggestions, nml
till-in.   iritlmut  obligation,   on   retiuest.
Now Herald Building, Calgary dorms Building, Vancouver
Contral Building, Victoria I. C. t>mith Binliliiu-,, Seattle
F. W. Peters Makes Announcement Important to Columbia
Valley People
Announcement is made this morn-
by F. \V. Peters, general superintend-'
ent of British Columbia lines for the
C. P. R., thut the company will extend service on its Kootenay Central
line another 20 miles beyond Spil-
limacheen, the present terminus
south from Golden, when the new
winter time table is placed in operation on the system on September 21.
Mr. Peters returned from a trip of
Inspection over the new line on Saturday night.
The extension will give a tri-weekly
service between Golden and Kdge-
water, a distance of over 00 miles.
Spillimacheen is in miles from Golden
i nd trains have been in operation on
the section for several months. Construction work on the new branch,
which will afford the C.P.R. a new
connecting link between 'ts prairie
'and mountain divisions via the Crows
! Nest line, Port Steele and thc Koot- |
, enay Valley, is well advanced, steel i
having been laid twelve miles beyond
Edgewater and grading having been
finished to within a few miles ol Lake *
In response to an enquiry as to
when the entire line from the junction
point near Fort Steele north to Golden would he ready for operation,
Mr, Peters said the company expects
to complete thc new line early next
year. Pending the completion of a
bridge now under construction over j
the Columbia river beyond present
railhead from the western end of con-'
struction, he said it would bc difficult to mention specifically wIcr the
line would be finished.
The "athletic heart:' does not ex-
ifct. This is the conclusion arrived at
by Prof. Albert Allni, Germany's
greatest authority ou the hygene ol
sport, published in a pamphlet re-
lently issued. He further makeB the
statement that violent sportB und
sports which require leng continued,
1 ut mild exertion, have the same
bodily effect.
The only real difference between violent and mild games is an increased
danger of overheating in the harder
pastime, but this danger is also present in a lesser degree '.n the easier
A lootball player and a long distance walker undergo the same
strains and risks, so far as the bodily
organs go. Aa long as the exertion
lastB, from three to five times the
normal amount of blood is pumped
by the heart, increasing the pressure.
If it is continued long enonbh a sort j
of temporary paralysis ensues, but j
I frequent repetition" not produce ;
' any  chronic heart  abnormality which
'. can be recognized     as     an     athletic
Some hundreds ol athletes were ex- I
, amiued, 'including football, tennis and ;
' hockey players, as well as long    dis-
I tance walkers and runners.     In some
cases the heart enlarged, in others it
decreased in size, but in tbe majority
it remained the snme as before.
From this he gathered that the   ef-
I feet of sport on the heart was a per- j
1 sonal thing,  some people were  fitted
I for athletics and some not.
Fitness, he found to be governed by
' a few constant factors. Thc athlete'B
' ; ge, his bodily constitution, his pow-
' ers of resistance, nnd his training
I have to he taken into account. II he
I is physically sound and well trained
he may uivlertakc any sport with impunity, with no danger ol after cf-
; fects.
The chief trouble arising from sport
is a temporary one, over-exertion. It
ed. If it does not,
from  over-exertion.
is the same in the case of footbuil
players, who were examined by Prof.
Albu, and in German soldiers on lorc-
ed marches.
Normally, the heart should return
to its standard number of bents fit-
teen minutes alter exertion has end-
thc   man suflers
 I But in no caBe
did even repeated over exertion produce anything like a permanent ill
One oddity, noted by Dr. Miilt/.nhn
nnd quoted in the book, is that nervously disordered poi .pie are usually
the best game players. In a test of
tennis      players      six    ol  seven  slurs
showed abnormal reactions. The reaction of poor nnd average players
wore normal.
Tbe   Admiralty has taken the Can-
Paclflc Railway boats Empress
of India  and the    Monteagle,  leaving
the company with    noi a single shin
on  the  transpacific  Service,  Naval  officials  had  previously   taken  over  tho
I'.n.Messi    i:   - la,   \sin and Japan.-  |
ACTS and "WATER ACT, 1914."
Before the Board of Investigation
In thc matter of all streams in
Townships 17 and 18 in Ranges 10
and 11 west of the Sixth Meridian
which arc tributary to Salmon River
A meeting of the Board of Investigation will be held at Armstrong
on the Second day of October, 1914,
at two o'clock in the afternoon.
AU statements ol claim to water
privileges on these respective streams
all objections thereto, and tho plans
prepared Ior the use of the Board
will then be open Ior inspection.
All persons interested are entitled
to examine these, nnd to file objections thereto in writing il they deem
At this meeting claimants who
have not previously done so shall
prove their title to lands to which
their wuter records are appurtenunt,
This may be done by producing, in
case of Crown-granted lands, the title
deeds or a certificate ol encumbrance
or other evidence of title; or ln case
of landB not held under Crown grant
ty producing the pre-emption record,
the agreement of sale, the mining
record, a certificate ol search in the
Dominion Land Office, or other documents of title.
Objections will be heard forthwith
if the party objected to has received
sufficient notice of the objection.
The Board at the said meeting will
determine the quantity ol water
which may be used under each record,
the further works which are necessary
for such use, and will set dates for
the filing of plans of such works and
for the commencement and completion of such workB.
And whereas there may be persons
who, before the 12th day of March,
1909, were entitled to water rights on
any of the said streams and yet have
not filed statements oi their claims
with thc Board of Investigation; sach
persons are required to file on or before the Jlst day of September, 1914,
a statement as required by Section
•294 of the "Water Act, 1914" or Section 2S of the "Water Act" as amended in 1913. Forms (No. 50 for
irrigation, and No. 51 Ior other purposes) may be obtained Irom any
government  agent  in  the province.
Dated at Victoria, B.C., the 12th
day of August,  1914.
For tht Board of Investigation.
ACTS and "WATER ACT, 1914."
Before the Beard of Investigation
In the matter of that rart 6f the
Salmon River and ol its tributaries
which are situate west of the western
boundary of Range 11, west ol the
Sixth Meridian.
A meeting ol the Board of Investigation will be held at Grand Prairie
on the Sixth day of October, 1914,
at ten o'clock In the forenoon.
All statements of claims to water
privileges on these respective Btrenms
all objections thereto, and the plans
prepared for the use of the Board will
then be open for inspection.
All persons interested arc entitled
to examine these, and to file objections thereto in writing il they deem
At this meeting claimants who have
not previously done ao shall prove
their title to lands to which their
water records nre nppurtenant. This
may be done by producing, ln case
of     Crown-granted     lands,  the title
deeds or a certificate of encumbrance
or other evidence of title; or in case
of lands not held under Crown grant,
by producing the pre-emption record,
the agreement ol sale, the mining record, a certificate of search in the
Dominion Land Oflice, or other documents of title.
Objections will he heard forthwith
if the party objected to has received
sufficient notice of the objection.
The Board at the said meeting will
determine tho quantity of water
wnich may be used under each record,
the further works which are necessary
for such UBe, and will set dates for
the filing of plans of such works and
or the commencement and completion
of such works.
And whereas there may be persons
who, before the 12th day ot March,
1H0!), were entitled to water rights on
any of the said streams and yet have
not filed statements of their claims
with the Board of Investigation; such
persons arc required to tile on or before the 21st day ot September, 1914,
a statement as required by Section
294 of thc ;'Water Act, 1911" or Section 28 of the "Water Act" as amended in 1913, Forms (No. 50 for irrigation, nnd No. 51 for other purposes) may be obtained from any
government agent in the province.
Dated at Victoria, B.C., the 12th
day of August, 1914.
For  the  Board  of  Investigation.
claims with the Beard ot Investigations; such persons are ri quired to
file on or before the 21st day of September, 1914, a statement as required by Section 294 of the "Water Act,
1914," or Section 28 of the "Water
Act" as amended in 1913. Forms (No
50 for irrigation, and No. 51 for other purposes) may be obtained from
any government agent in tbc province
Dated at Victoria, B    C, the 12th
day of August,  1914.
For the Board of Investigation.
lt. Chairman.
Malakwa School
ACTS and "WATER ACT, 1911."
Before the Board of Investigation
In the matter of Shuswap River a
tributary of Shuswap Lake and ot
streams flowing from the south into
the said Shuswap River between Fortune Creek and Mabel Lake, including Fortune Creek and its tributaries
and excluding Trinity i r Putnam
And in the matter of Otter River
or Deep Creek and of Coyote or
Irish Creek tributaries of Okanagan
Lake and the tributaries of the said
Otter River and of the Baid Coyote
A meeting of the Board of Investigation will be held at Armstrong on
thc 1st day of October, 1914, a; t»o
o'clock in the afternoon.
All statements of claims to water
privileges on these respective streams
all objections thereto, and the plans
prepared for the use of the Board will
then be open for inspection.
All persons interested are entitled
to examine these, unci to file objections thereto in writing if they deem
At this meeting ilaimants who
bave not previously done so shall
piove their title to lani* to «"Mcn
t:,eir water records are appurtenant.
This may be done by producing, in
case of Crown-granted lands, the title
deeds or a sertificate ol encumbrance
or other evidence ol title; or in case
of lands not held under Crown grant,
by producing thc pre-emption record,
the agreement of sale, the mining
record, a certificate of search in the
Dominion Land office, or other documents of title.
Objections will be heard forthwith
if the party objected to has received
sufficient notice of the objection.
The Board at the said meeting will
determine the quantity of water
which may be used under each record
the further works which are necessary for such use, and will set dates
for the filing of plans of such works,
and for the commencement and completion ot such works.
And whereas there may be persons
who, before the 12th day of March,
1909, were entitled to water rights
on any of the said streams and yet
have   not    filed statements   of   their
Sealed Tenders, superscribed "Tender for Malakwa School," will be received by the Honourable the Miniates of Public Works up to noon ot
Tuesday, the 29th day of September,
1914, Ior the erection and completion
of a large one-room scboolhouse at
Malakwa, in the Kamloops Electoral
Plans, specifications, contract, and
forms of tender may be Been on nnd
after the 14th day of September, 1914
at the office of Mr. E.T.W. Pearse,
Government Agent, Kamloops; Mr. J.
Mizon, secretary of tbe School Board,
Malakwa; and tbe Department of
Public Works, Victoria.
By application    to the undersigned
I contractors may obtain one copy ol
the plans and specifications for ths
sum of ten dollars ($10), which will
be refunded on their return in     good
j order.
I     Each proposal must be accompanied
• by an accepted bank cheque or     cer-
ititicate of    deposit     on    a chartered
* bank of Canada, made payable to ths
Honourable the Minister of Public
Works, for a sum equal to 10 per
cent, of tender, which shall be forfeited if thc party     tendering decline
.to enter into contract when called
I upon to do bo, or if he fail to complete the work contracted for. The
cheques or certificates of deposit ol
i unsuccessful tenderers will be returned
to them upon the execution of the
Tenders will not be considered    unless made  out on the forms supplied,
j signed with the actual signature     ol
the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest or any     tender net no-
cessarily accepted.
Deputy Minister and Public   Works
Engineer.       Department     of     Fublic
Victoria,     B. C,     September Kth,
Baggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
Furniture ami  Piano-moving  a
Phone 40—276.   Night Phone 346
Advertising    Pays
IF you advertise
in  the Mail-Herald
'^ttaioni.ij.aiKiiaaB-4Jiii«',Aeje;i>. n_jm,i
Miss M   Aid.  MacKenzie of Ottawa !   Mrs, A. Austin ol Nakusp is at the
is registered at the Hotel RevelBtoke.  Hotel Revelstoke.
Supt.  McKay of the Canadian Pacilic  railway,  Kevelstoke, was in   towu
R. A. Bmmona .if Salmon Arm was
King  Edward  lloti'l
from a     two
Vancouver     aud Vic-
u  guest   at the
on Thursday.
Miss Doris McCarter arrived this
week from Revelstoke, and will enter
Braemar School.-Vancouver News-
Mrs. J. H. Curtis aud sou, Secord,
bnd Capt.  C.   Johnson and daughter
Hazel,   have  returned
weeks trip to
Mr   and  Mrs.  9   0. Moflatt of Nei
eon  returned  from  Golden  on  Thur
day and registered at the Hotel
velstoke   They  lett for Nelson
terday morning.
MIbb Jeanne Robblns, daughter     ol
Mr. and Mrs.  3. G.  RobbtM, of
vclstnki- has   returned to
minster to continue her studies at St.
Ann*, academy    Vancouver province.
rim Uwrem 1   Revelstoke     has
come to the city to take a supplementary examination at McGlll University College. He will remain here
for about two weeks.-Vancouver Province.
Three medals have been presented
bv Add. W. A. Smythe A. B.
Kincaid and W. M. Lawrence ior c
petition in  shooting
yesterday.—Vernon Ncwb.
Mr.  and    Mrs.     H.   M.   Klassen
Herbert.   SaSK.,   were guestB     at
'Hotel  Revelstoke  yesterday.
Denton.    Convenor     oi
committee.   Mr.J.Laing.
Membership   on Wednesday night. The water pipe,
Mr. Thomson ! which is of wood, wire wound and en-
lor some time past and Mr. Richardson is In  the provincial hydrographic
Raln on Thui-Bday compelled a cessation of operations on laying
bitulithic pavement ou McKenzie
The Armstrong   and   Spallumeheen
Agricultural Society is holding its
fall fair uh usual this yeur, the duteB
being Oct. B  and 7.
I Axel Peterson of Trout Lake, charged with being insane appeared before
A. K Kincaid J.P., thi.-i morning and
was remanded until  Monduy.
Provincial Constable Kothwoll has
beeu notified thut Mark Dumond's
hardware store at Ashcroft was broken into on Monday night and various articles were stolen.
J. P. Forde, Dominion government
engineer at Nelson accompanied by
Capt. F. Armstrong passed through
the city on Thursday for Nelson on
their return from Golden.
J. C. Tapping left yesterday for his
old home in Ardock, Froteuac County
Ontario, where he has been culled on
account of the serious illness of his
lather, Thomas Tapping.
will give a series of talks to young
men every Sunday alternoon at 2.30.
A free discussion of each BUbject is
to be allowed in order to get the
views of the members of the class.
Father Yuhner of Golden will take
charge of both services at St. Francis Church on Sunday next during tha
absence of Father McKenzie who is
spending the week on the mission
field at Kaslo. This mission has beeu
left without a permanent pastor by
the recall of Father Booguerts, who
iB'a reservist in the Belgian Hospital
Corps and has gone to join the
F. Harvey left last night tor Penticton.
closed in a box,  was repaired during   service
the night and the service was resumed next morning.
J. A. Grant of Bear Creek was re'
gistered at the King Edward hotel
on Thursday.
A boat to be used for hunting
fishing is heing  built by Edward
Million and Edward Corley.
The exterior ol the post
been  painted.
oflice hus
T.   J.   Wadman
day  from  a visit
returned  on  Thurs-
to  Beavermouth.
by the home
guard" Mayor McKinnon has presented 12 silver spoons.
Last Monday a hors? was found on
the track by the section foreman iiv.a
taken to the ranch of Frank Marino
near   the   power  house.      Mr.  Marino
wishes  t wner     to  take  it  away.
lhe animal is .. bay with two   white
bind legs. The lett fore leg and lace
ate also whit*.
The Canadian Masonic Lodge iu
I.,.mi.en makes an appeal to every
Free Mason In Canada to contribute
at least one dollar to assist it In
ra'islng thirty thousand pounds for
the Queen's Canadian Military hospital, pre-aented to the British gov- for Albert Canyon on a trip of
ernment under the     auspices ol     the spection of  the guards on  duty
F. S. Falconer of the Dominion
Geographical Survey, Ottawa, returned from Vernon on Thursday
where he had b ien making arrangements for wintering his pack train.
The city police have received notification that the section house at
Bear Creek was broken into yesterday. Two suits of clothes, a pair ot
boots, a hut, shirts and razors were
Capt. Alex. Grant of the R. M. R.,
was a guest at the King Edward
hotel yesterday. He left this morning
Cumuli in
Contlngenl      sssocla- the lines  of  communication.
Summerland ••■..- recei tlj visited by
lari •   < imher ol Iruit growers Irom
tn.. state ol Washington, who desired
tv get  urst hand intoi i latlon   ol the
methods whereby   are   blighl    which
bas i  ■-■ so much damage In
tbelr Btati *  Buccessfull]
ed in this    provlnci      This gives
gratlfli   - rhomas
I    the     inseel pest department,  who :
tht     In
British Columb
al  faculty  ol   the   L'i
t 1
*      '-
,'f Bril
Cunnlni sit the
A. II. McCallum of Toronto was a
guest at the King Edward Hotel on
The ladies aid of the Y.M.C.A. will
give their annual turkey supper on
thanksgiving day,  October  12.
John Talt of Nelson, inspector ol
Canadian I'acitic railway telegraphs
is a guest at the Hotel Kevelstoke.
There will be a meeting oi the Relief Society every Wednesday from
2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the R.Y.M.C.A.
While cutting wood on the ranch of
Mrs. Macdonald yesterday, Thomas
Bain was inspected by a huge black
W. A. Curran, city Editor of the
Nelson Daily News, who has been
spending his holidays iu Revelstoke
will return to Nelson tomorrow.
The water is still too low Ior the
steamer Revelstoke to make trips to
the Big Bend. If the water rises sufficiently the service will be resumed.
; Among t.he tourists at the King
Edward  Hotel    ou     Thursday    were:
i Mrs. E. C. Rollins-Dudley, Montreal;
Mrs. W. H. Roberts, Reginu; C.
Lawrence, Vancouver; T. Moore, Toronto.
Among the guests at the Hotel
Revelstoke are J.J. Heller aud J. L.
Goss of Chicago, \Y. M. Hughes and
F. M.  Rugg of St. Paul.
CF.  Herbert ol Winnipeg who is pre-
Charged     with    vagrancy. William
Fraser appeared before A. K. Kinc.ml
J.P.,   ui Wednesdaj  evening and was st.nting a Hag to the loiith Regi
sentenced     to      15 days hard labor,
Frasei  h id     been     begging     mi the
btreet aud using     bad language     to
ii'   iccosted.
Valcartier Camp is
Miniature City
Donald Paterson of the 8*th, Victoria Fusiliers, a former member of
the city police force, now at Valcartier, has written the following to H.
M. Parry:
This is the moBt wonderful sight 1
ever saw. There are streets laid out.
electric light and telegraph poles,
streets with canteens Btores and
banks, and two moving picture
shows, one huge open air picture
show which seats thousands every
They are working us pretty hard
these days. Reveille at 5..'HI and as a
unite we leave camp about 7 a.m.,
either for the ranges or for field
work, wc are at it steady Irom 7.a.m.
to 7 p.m., with half an hour for
Joe Howson is camped along side
oi our tents. Geo. Rothnie is also
close to us and went over und had a
chat with him the other day. He Ib a
Captain without a command, most
ot the B.C. Horse having transferred
to other regiments. I understand that
those that did not get transferred,
are to he sent back to where they
came from.'- As they are not sending
any B.C. Horse to the front, wc do
not know- yet when we are to leave,
in fact the date is to be kept Becret,
but it is certain to be soon, there
are 1(1 transports waiting in Quebec
harbor now.
Well chief no more this time. Drop
me ii line or two if you get time, I
would also be glad if you would get
some one to send me some old Revelstoke  papers now and then.
Kindest regards to yourself, Dr. H.
"tred, Scotty, T. Bain, Garnett, in
fact all I know.
The Windsor cafe, completely re-
turnished and redecorated is now
open for business under the managership of C. J. Marsh an experienced
caterer. Special attention is given to
the family trade and meals and attendance  are     of     the very highest' office  ROOM  t
Sells last.      Good  money  for  right
man.  Ford  Equalizer  Co.,  52.ri  Burrard  Street,  Vancouver. Up.
TO LET.—Two comfortable light bedrooms, $5. and 87. Bath etc. Board
if required. S.  Gale,      Rokeley
Avenue. tf.-np..
TO LET—Front room on Third street
about a block east of McKenzie avenue. Gentleman preferred. Apply
W.S. in care Mail-Herald.     t.f.n.p.
School Books at Macdonald's drug
store.—All the new ones.
o rent. Centrally
located. Apply Box 205. Revelstoke
B. C. t-t.
WANTED.—Girl for general housework. No washing, best wages. Apply to Mrs. J. H. Hamilton.        tf.
Special prices on dinner
sets     at
Hard or Soft Conl in all sizes for
furnace, stove, or range use. Pricen
right at  Coursier's.  Phone 44. AUd.tf.
See special sale of Couch' a
sons window, between 7 and
Saturday night.
FOR RI0NT.—Furnished Cottage. Apply Mrs. John Caley, 58 Second
Street. Sept. 19-p.
FOR SALE.—MoOlarys' base burner,
self feeding conl stove, Practically
new $20.0H. Apply H.C. Mail ^ier-
all . Sep. 2*J P.
in How-
l o'clock
St.lUnp FOR RENT.—An efight roomed house
on 2nd, St., West. x-JO.HO per month
For particulars apply 23 8rd, St.
West, or phone 29H tf.np
Fire Does Damage
to Lundell House
.!   D.  Pnxton,   dominion veterinary
tl       to   Provincial
ble  Rothwell    asking bim     to
furnish a list  of .ill bog   owners     Ln
lisl     -   -     ' <; they may be supplied with hog cholera literature. Mr.
Rothwi owne ioga   to
comn ■• ith him,
i        ; Smith
A. E. Kincaid, J.P.,
drunk  and      dis-
•■■ ■
■   ■ Dmith drun
e'i that city, made an oiler of mm hi to
the man who brought it back after it
had gone through active service.
A   steam   roller  arrived  In  the    city
on Wednesdaj   [or use by the Warren
Construction company in laying the Fire broke out yesterday afternoon
bitulithic pavement on McKenzie in a house on Connaught avenue, the
; venue.  Two rollers were .it  work on property of F.  Lundell. The Ore brig-
The ludies of the Relief S'-ciety will
tc pleased to receive old or new magazines to he sent to the guards along
the lines of communication. The literature muy he left at A.E. Kincaid's
office. t.f.
Special sale of curtains, draperies,
table covers, comiorters, etc., at
Howson's. t.f.n.pf    i
I    Experienced    male   teacher,    second
Scribblers,  pencils,     pencil    boxes,  cinsB professional,      first   class    non-
school  bags,  etc.,  for starting     the professional, excellent references,   de-
FOR SALE.—A Remington shotgun
and a '151 Winchester rifle; also
two beds; one complete, and one
with spring matress only. Apply
35 Second street eaBt.       Oct. 6, P.
child  to  school  at  Macdonald's  drug
sires    position    in
school.  Apply  Box
small     or  other
500.  Mail Herald.
1 t p
LadieB' Fall Suits, R. Behrendt,' ====
Ladies Designer for Cressman & Co. |
has returned from New Yori', we
are now prepared to make ail the' The adjourned annual meeting ol
latest styles in Ladies' Tailored the Revelstoke Hospital Society will
Suits, Coats, Capes, Skirts, nnd le held in the hospital on Monday,
Dresses.     Cressman &  Co.,    LadieB  Oct.  19th,  1914, at S p. m.        W.  D.
nnd  Mens' Tailors. St.3i>tip  Armstrong,  secretary. Oct.l7,np.
Slates  and
drug store.
pencils  at   Macdonali. s
Glycerine  soap,   two   big   cakes   for
25 cents at Macdonald's drug store.
WANTED.—Boy,   Apply  Mail-Herald.
After 10 days'     canvass,    Winnipeg
itizens have succeeded  in raising one
million dollars     to provide for     one
year for     families     of 4600 Winnipeg
men who bave b'rt  for  the front.
Thursday morning.
The English magazines are   coming
i i hand,  much     reduced   In size, achy   an   explanation      that
on     account of the war,
i  paper famine,
Herman     Kaiser Gruber, a Belgian
■  ■   i.
laundry     left
war.     I
:..   the   Bel)
ade was speedily on the scene ami the
I ! was ext In lllsbed, The damage
amounted to $300. There is $1000 insurance in the Nova Scotia Insurance company for which the Kooten
e'lu-ies are agents,
The bouse which was empty was
tented yesterday afternoon just before the Are. it is believed that Bome
persons entered the house to drink
beer ns the tire started in the hall
and  the  poi ce  (ound  near the scene
i the mtbrcali a c in containing a
small quantity of beer
f.  H.
trip I
' :   1 "i.
On Wei ' tan I
... ting   "f   I be      '    i
lerent I his famtlj        ■      '
then ble to dH      bleb officni a  ror the ensuing
ol th'' family ee'   the were elected     and work vrn    [.inn:.e.i
'. Po it- i i  the  .■ Intel     months   T i
•-  to be    notified   to keep • follows: Hon.-'lpres,   Rev, J.W,
1 ■   I  tricks Sti  on on    Leadei   Mr.   Allan Thorn
like i' lyed on thc depart    son      Pi    Ideni    Mi    Lloyd Sti
■   i      |ch li even nov   ho  Ing dlffl   Vice-president   Mr,   Oeorge    Mennell,
culty . •■ ol   ex-  . ■'" t ei v ii.'iuinii'i   Mr      W,   Little,
■   I
•    ■
; of 1
■ ti
Convenor Social Committee   Mi     .i
Empress Theatre
! ■ ',. ram
I '  \   . I'
Parts,  with
Wooli ■   !•*' oni li i
Comedy    Animated IVi i
Six Piece i
llytiroppfcic Engineer
Married in Nelson
E   Rli       '        Dominion hydro-
li iphl • pi     "f    Nelson,    u-.iii
Rle     d ■■: ii  .'■ the     I li tei
11 .1   ll ft    (oi
■ '■ ion wiie. is well know:, in
.'. •. i
TO LET—Spacious well lighted ofiicea
to let. Apply Forest Mills ot I .C
Limited. t.f -j p.
1'OR RENT.— Double roon-i and
hoard. ?25.00 a month. Apply Mrs.
Kennedy, 24  1st, St. East.     St.20p
FOR RENT—Comfortable well furnished bedrooms for single mc use
of sitting room bath, hot and cold.
—Apply Forest Mills.       Ag.'Xt.t.
WANTED—House in Revelstoke, In
exchange for fruit land in one of tho
best valleys in the interior of British Columbia, Apply Box K., Mail-
Herald Office.
FOR SALE—Household Fun.itC t,
Can he seen nt 72 First street. OH
to the war. Sp.U p
WANTED.—Active reliable nu n as
local agent, New Steering di n e
for  Ford  Automobiles.   Guaranteed,
Kcw Stocks
20c. to BOo. each.
Side Combs 85c pair
Deep Back (Vnilis
36c. each
Pearson's   Rubber   Aie
Cushion   Brushes 81.00
til   l-il.lell   I'.'ll'll
Cm Glass Perfume Bot-
., ■ si. i sum each.
BEWS' Drugstore
M .
1    Mai
■ ■
Ch,   Neb.m       I.y
hnl      with
.1 111.
I  I
'I e r|
.  pale blue broadi loi b
-. ill   bl ll
A   ii. "f     the
: .. supported tbe
,',- ...in.
\l   11 '   ■
i he teii Few Inl ii"
ate fi i inds ri paired    to   the     Hume
i    '.III       (Ol I '"I   .
•i left
on th.' ■ e. > i train f"i ■ I vo weeks'
ilsll  to Ban fl, i ■ ■
Seattle and > turning     by
thi   recipients
ol in mv bnndsomi   ind valuable pn h
min. Upon Hun !• 'uni Mi   and Mrs.
Hichardson  will   I ,; •■ up theii
(•nee   ill    NelMiin
\i,     i: . n..I i   •     ..I been employed
,,: tha provincial    government
Thomas Moon , representing the
House of Hobberlin
ni" Toronto, will be ai our store on
Friday and Saturday, September iSth
and 19th, with full line of new Fall
Samples and Models of Suits and
Overcoats showing what is the last
.   . word in si \*los and tailoring   .   .
McRae Mercantile Company
Anti-Wet Boots for Men and Women
Ladies' Am 1 \\ el Bonis In button and lace styles In besl selected gun-
im ■tal calf, i.nl lined and double sewn Miles $6.00
blaeltS, it'll 11 < 1   lil I'll, ib.Ilble    sen ll
$5.25, 6.50, 7.00 1ml 7.50
Ami Wei high leg Boots In elk. leathei lined, double sewn soles,
$7.50, 9.50 Bnd 10-50
I ,11  lint   l.e bent.'||   f.,|    llnl'l   \\il|te|    Went,   being   V i >l Mil i/.(•< 1
they ni i u waterproof as it i- possible t" make a heoot,
\|. 11 |    \iili Wei    Boots, Ian-   iiiiiI


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