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Chief lumbering, rai r% mining, agricultural at \ viga-
tlon centre between •* ary
and \ tho Paclbc ocean.
The Mail-Herald
Published twice weekly—Read
by everyone—The recognized
advertising n.ellurn (or the
city and district.
Vol. 22—No. 60
$2.50 Per Year
Reservists   Must   Report   in
Fernie by Nineteenth of
This   Month
FBRNIB, U. 0., Aug. 8—Owing to
the misinterpretation ol the recent
despatch e.T.e.iat n Irom uttuwa,
quoting an announcement trade by
the Italian consul gen ral for Canada
that Ottawa Italian reservists were
not yet required to answer the mobilization call to mean all Canadian
resident Italian reservists* the local
Italian consula agent, 0. Dicastro,
desires to correct this impression as
the latest orders affecting this district, which ixtaiils from Kamloops
on the west -rn iM- A.) erta boundary
cn the east, are very specific, requiring all reservists residing therein to
report to the Fernie agency hefore
Aug. 19, when they will entrain here
via Montreal for New York ami then
by steamship to destination, for
which transportatii n and all arrangements have leen made by the
Italian government. The order includes all officers and orivates of all
generalities and categories, as well
as the "Renitenti," 1915 and previous
Classes who have not served customary military training. While Aug. 19
is tli»     date set for their il parture,
the final date 1 efor	
respond to the mobilization call is
Am;. 81, after which date those failing to comply will 1-e classed ns deserters am! subject to from 3 to 5
yc-nrs penal servitude should they
return to Italy, also to deprivation
of all civil rights, protection of their
government and expulsion from all
Italian  fraternal societies.
Site is Approved by Military Authorities—Log Buildings
"for Accommodation of Interned Aliens—Camp Will
Be Fenced
Prisoner Wants to Earn Money
to Pay Lawyer— Sale
is Postponed
Oapt, I'almer, Royal Canadian Engineers, Ottawa, arrived in the city
yesterday ami on behalf of. the military authorities, inspected the proposed site for the alien detention
camp in the Kevelstoke park. He
found the site satisfactory und gave
| it formal approval.
The camp will be occupied as soon
as it can l.e prepared, said Capt.
Palmer. Some 200 aliens will be
brought from Brandon and the guard
will consist of from 50 to 100 soldiers.
Lieut. Frank Stead, officer commanding NM) 19 company, army service corps, was in the city on Thursday arranging for supplies and trans-
Joe Buoscie, who is charged
entering the dwelling house of
connection/   witb thc   Laurent! at um, Fourth st.riet,
W'eik ..a preparing the camp.for the
reception of the aliens started this
morning, The camp is eight miles
Irom 'he Big  Bend road and will he
intent to commit au indecent assault
Upon .Mrs. Uosi LaUTCUti, appeared
before Judge Forin in the county
court on Thursday. On his previous
appi arance     he     elected    for speedy
John Laing Mefcts Death Through Diving Into Ccld Water
at Canoe—Shock Causes Death—Stanley Manning
Seized With Cramps White Attempting Rescue
fenced and bunk house, mess'house, trial, but on Thursday usked to be
cook house and hospital will be built
of los;s. A log building for storing
supplies will also lie erected. It has
no! yet been derided whether the military guards will use tents or whether log houses will also be erected for
their accommodation.
Capt. rainier and Lieut. Stead
were delighted with tbc view from
the mountain and Capt. Palmer was
part'cularly Btruck with the excellence of the rods in British Columbia.
The employes of Foley Bros., Welch
& Stewart at the tunnel have subscribed $2000 for the purchase of machine guns tor the Kootenay Battal
ion. At the iast end of the tunnel
$'.102 was subscril ed and $1098 was
subscribed at the west end. The total
amount was sul scrited within oue
allowed to change nis election to
trial liy jury, lie explained tbat he
had heen unable to arrange for a
lawyer, and that he wanted an op-
portunity to be at liberty on bail
ior a couple of months so that he
could earn enough to pay counsel
W. I.  Briggs, who appeared for the
crown pointed out thut having   onco
elected for speedy trial accused could!
not afterwards decide     to take   trial ;
by jury.
Judee Forin adjourned court to I
consider the application which he des- i
cribed as being an unusual one. On
his return he said that a question of
money was not sufficient reason for
securing trial hy a higher court. IE
accused's objection had been to a
trial hy himself he would have granted the application. He had decided
to release prisoner on bail and to
defer his trial until the October sit-1
ting of the county court. He would,1
(Continued on Pare 21
.leeiin Frederick Augustus Laing,
eldest son of Mr. aud Mrs. F. WM
Laing of Revelstoke, was drowned
yesterdaj morning in Shuswap lake
at ' aoe while bathing, li'1 was it
yean e.f age and at the tune of his
death was a clerk in the Revelstoke
branch eef the MoUon's bank. With
Stanley M inning, son of Horace
Manning of Revelstoke, he was
spending his holidays at Canoe.
Laing -mil Manning went .nit rowing about 7.:s i o'clock yesterday
morning. About a mile and a quarter from their ca.i.p they --t ipped to
lish. They were about ."0 feet from
the shore, tbe water being about IE
feet deep at that point. Laing decided to go ln for a swim but was
advised not to do SO 1 y Manning on
account of the cold water caused by
a number .if springs in the lake at
that spot.
Laing undressed and dived from the
side of the boat. When he came up
he seemed listless and the expression
on his face startled Manning who
threw him an oar but Laing did not
the   »   :Idi nt  and raisi l  Lain ['a body
and   are.- l bt   It   I Tiny   Used
artificial i - pli at i m ie a it was ut
no avail. Dr. T M M ne rson at tf.ilia, en  Am.   was  teleph   lied  for ..i.'l a: •
riVI tl 111 L  ' ei'      ll'-tMlU£
could    ■   A
li I,-.-, some time ro revive Stan-
M y Man ling ..-  - 111 -nil ring
from cramps and tht- el eti 'f thn
cold w-ater. All tie '■••::- ri at Can ■
oi elei everything In fun power and
sent ir- 3a .., _ 0j ,■ | ,i ,.,.. te, Mr.
and Mis. Laing ami family.
Dr. Me "in i.-e.ti's verdict which waa
confirmed by tbe coroner was to tho
effect     that     Laing     met his death
.  .■ ■ ri'-' in Bwimming toi i -
after Mi      East,   Tl • re was lain his lungs,
The both- w s i,r .a bt t.i Revel-
Btol t- iast  night  at   ■ y    1..
lleewsun -.nd IM M -i. :. - wht) went
to Canoe y Bterdsy afterno n. Tho
funeral ■■■ 1 t ike place tomorrow afternoon tt t o'clock from the family
resldi nr" ..a 3 xth street I
byterian church    The Berviccva will 1-a
\ny     effort     t.i catch it and conducted by Rev.  J.  W.  St..--
Without   undressing  Manning     The tirst news ,f the    iccidmt was
jumped into thc lake, dived, seized
I Laing by the hair and broueht him
to the surface. Manning was then
himself seized with cramps and was
forced to let e-o of Laing hut managed to get to shore by putting an
oar under  his  head  and  splashing.
He inn t-i lohn Eraser's camp over
a mile away. Mrs. Fraser and her
two    nephews    went to the Bcene of
received  in  the city   \ lOrn-
lng in a t di ?rat    • i  Mi    Bt< vet
Mrs,     Laing      s • rosti ated ' y tho
t - ws ,,:  '- • r  -
t.i was born in Kelson. In addition
to his mother and father he lcavea
t ne brothei Lioi -1 !' well iged i \
and three gist rs r irothy !'.
aged 1 M i.:1a Muriel i ged 11 ar.el
Evelyn Grace ascd 9.
Petition Asks for Communica
g tion With Center of City
i -_._ —Contract Terminated
British Commission to Recruit
Armament Workers Here
on  Monday
A petition from residents in Clear-
view was received by the city council at its meeting last night asking
it to arrange witb the Canadian Pacific railroad for the present road
across their property or that vhe
has been changed to present legal streets be opened up so
August 9 and appli- that access to Clearview may be had,
aud requesting that the matter oi a
crossing at McKenzie avenue across
the railway track be finally    settled.
M. E, Fee on behalf of the petitioners said that there were 3U r te-
Patriotic Demonstration on Anniversary of Declaration
of War—Stirring Speeches Voice Empire's teter-
mination to Fight Until Victory Crowns Flag
The date of the visit  of the   Brit
ish mission of enijuiry into armament
labor    supply
Monday    next,
cants will be examined on that dato
at the C.P.R. shops. The following
letter on the subject has been received by W. A. Gordon, city clerk:
Nelson, 13.  C,  Aug.  2,  1915.
Dear sir:
Owing to a change of plans the
Uritish mission of enquiry is arranging to visit Revelstoke a little sooner than was originally contemplated.
We now purpose to test applicants
there on Monday next, the '.Ith inst.,
i.nd I shall he,obliged therefore ii
you will be so good as to summon
all the mechanics who have applied
through you to appear at thc C.P.R.
shops at nine o'clock in the morning
of that date for the purpose of undergoing     the     test
The .anniversary of the    taking   up  animals. All the guns and other    in-
| of arms by the British empire    waa  ventious and all tho men were necd-
celebruted in Revelstoke on Wednes-
cMay evening by a greut patriotic demonstration at which were delivered
stirring speeches Lreathiug loyalty to
Hie empire and a 6pint of detcrmiu-
btion and ct undenci*.
Un tho vacant lots next to W.
Lews houte between First and Second streets a    platform had Leen er- j
payers who had  waited patiently for ceted.   (jut    it were strung  brilliant
a road.   Tbey hoped that the council electric lights and tho platform was
would give the access necessary. appropriately     d.corutcd     witb Hags
Henry Needham  pointed out    that and    dowers.   Facing     the platform
under present circumstances those living in Clearview had to pay extra
for having their winter fuel delivered.
The mayor said that no road had
I een built over private property as
had been charged. An appropriation
.ef HOO had been made for the road.
The road had not cost $76. Holes
No applicants   bad only I een filled on the o'.d   pri
ed     to   protect    that for which our
fathers and mothers died.
The purpose of the meeting was not
different to the purpose of a year
ago, said Rev. J. W. Stevenson. He
tnought it unnecessary to paBS such
a resolution as had been suggested.
When did the British bulldog clench
his teeth on the enemy and let go
before finishing tho job, he asked.
The meeting was to review the situation. A year ago they hnd been
taken unuwnres. They were face to
face with a foe well' prepared and un-
(Contlnued on Page Three)
should be so summoned who do not
fall within the classification of trades
set forth in the enclosed list or whose
address is beyond a radius of fifty
miles of Revelstoke.
Will you bc kind enough to advise
the master mechanic nt the C. P. R.
shops of our intended visit in accordance with nrrnnccments already
made through Mr. Sturrott of Vancouver.
Yours faithfully,
British  Mission of Enquiry
Armament Labour Supply
The only mechanics required are :—
Platers for ship works.
AnL'le Tron  Smiths.
Brass fitters nnd finishers.
Coppersmiths. ,,
Setters up.
Highest si;ill trance makers nnd
Millers for hirh type of innchlre
and  for heavy work.
vatc . .-. I     ll' w  n! I     take up     the
mat! i' with Mr. McKay an'l   thought
that    accommodation    r
tained hy opening the     cr-ss
If not it Would be necfssary to   as';
Mr. Fleming to move his house from
tbe right ff way.
Aid. Smythe Mid th it he had fav-
were chairs and benches sufficient to
LXCoininodate a large audience and
during the dt-iaonstrat.on the seats
were well filled while many stood.
The chair was taken by Mayor \V.
A. Foote who in his opening speech
a.ude reference to the machine gun
fund for which a collection was afterwards taken. He commended it to
ttie support of the audience. Many
could not shoulder a gun, he said,
hut they could show that their Btafto of the hl*h and PubUo 8Choola
harts were in the right place, and « arran^d at the lasl meeting of
that they were with the empire in its'the    school    board,  have since     I tin
■ ef stress.   God bhss the ladles,! made,
said  His Worship,    If there wus ever!    The  board    has decided  not  to  in-
a     noble      band  of  Women  it  Was  inlaugurate  an   additional  class  at    the
i"i..'      today.      Tlnre    weie DO   high  BChool,   .1.   I'M   Loviniu-,   .,f  C.il-
lt was knitting gary, who bad accepted
while Janet Drummond, the six
year old daughter of Adam Drummond, a r: ncher at Cragellachie,
was shakiug a tin box which Con-
tained dynamite caps to amuse I • i
baby brother an explosion occurred,
which shattered her left hand and ttl -
iously injured tbe baby.
The accident occurred in the home
of Mr. Drummond on Wednesday evening. Janet was brought to tie
Queen Victoria hospital on a freight
evening. •   All
train     later the same
Muir fingi rs and thm:
lave been blown < rl by the tx; .
and an ation was
I .ry.
It was i  •    t
Ith old  lull y  was
Vs soon  .- ' be nature  ' f  the     injUl •.-   was  ,1...
-•• t to the hi i
arriving at midnight  on Wednt
ration w.is pi if irmed   .md    a
juece   of   tin   v.        •       .    ;rom   tho
I   •'   children art- badly
■both mak-
ood progress.
Fifty-fourth Will Send
Draft to front
Several     changes    in    the teaching   B
ored the water and lirbt belnc taken i ore afternoon teas, lt Was knitting gary, who bad accepted the position
to Clearview, but he objected to a j at dinner time and supper time. The! ol vice principal of the high scbool
bul being mad" of the road and   te-.  lad   Cross was doing a noble work  in place of J. Qordon, has siiu-f ,ai;.
the work len.- d..nc without tbe
authority of the council. He had no
Idea thnt the work was being done
until he saw the fence     acroBS     the
acr'ss Canadian , The most one could do was only too
small     when     it    wins a
road. He was :ini to see the town
built up but he wanted to know why
the road was built
Pacific railroad propertv. He had no
objection to a road bein? built.
Aid. Bourne said that he did   not'
know that an nppn prir.tion had be n
made for Cle.nrwcw.   He    understood ■
thnt Aid.    Smythe  was rot  npposlnr
the mad but tbat he wanted to know j
bv whnt authority lt wns Millt.
Aid.  Mnrkonrot said that  the  i n'y   lng  theii
it its meetings in St. Francis hall.'m a p-sitio'i at the coast and C. B,
If ever one should be proud of being V. Hawkins, H. A., will till the post-
a British subject it was tonight. Overt tion. Mr. Hawkins is u graduate in
tt-n pei cent, of the population of i arts f Mi-Master university and
Revelltoke had enlisted. Over 4t>i comes from Maris, Ont.
laen had volunteered ln    Revelstoke.     J. W. Hughes has resigned bis p..s
it ion     of   vice principal of Selkirk
nestion of school to accept the prlncipalsblp   of
keeping the     ting waving.  One must  the  school at  Enderby,    Miss  Eaton
remember what it would mean If the  will  take the vice princijialshij)     in
E. A. s.  Martin from Nelson will
be principal of the    9i Ikirk
W.     Hans, n   from     Nakusp will be
principal    of    Belkii I   L. l-M
Qi ace from ' ibis. All i., •••. ill be vie ■
principal of Central -'bee! .anl Miss
imisabeth Powei, Ti.   \ . will it
Miss i Mn ne   In   8( e
usly arranged.
Membership Campaign
Has Good Results
■   /    at
the next ovi
D idi.o,
.a    the    "1111   -
k i' ,.
\ Vl e
,ns were victorious. The
nians sang their hymn of hate. The
despised British army had grown to
one of 3,000,000 men. Not only the
English but the Canadians were do-
share.   All sh. mid help the
Ger-  stead of going to t.he high school   as
Chancellor Allison on Tuesday nn-
j.ointrd Ttolert Vaughn, a master iti
Chancery, receiver for the city of
Nashville, Bonn nfterwnrd .TndcS
"Matthews, In the Circuit ennrt In re-
Hit.nwe to jiroceedlnen under Trnnet
new 'ouster law,' sunneniled
from offlce Mayor ITllinrv 8, Howie
rnd rtnniriilsn'nners Robert Wlllott
end f.vle  Andrew*.
thing nrresonrv wan to secure an out-   ladies in the good w 'ik tbey were do-
let for the rond nnd he thoueht that log    anil     should    do all possible to
thlo "ould be dor.f.    He did  not think   Stimulate recruiting.
that   Md.  Smvthe bnd  opposed      the,    F.  I,.  'Marl   of Toronto   said    that, band and first class in     mathematics
previously arranged.
im l-M Falkner, B. A., bag been ap-
polnted commercial teacher at the
high school in place of MiHH Davits.
Mi Falkner has the highest testimonials. He is a Tl. A., of Oxfol 1
university with classical honors. He
l,as    certificate   in    Pitman's short-
I nildlnc of a road thfre.
A resolution wal '   "H
lng the contract w '■  thi
r-ieiflc rallr ad for tl it the
» r   ' "it.
o.. f Aid.   Smythe     s
teriulnnt-   firot
■ a I   ■     ere guns
the magnitude of the war bad not at (
been realised, Back of the   war
■ind  behind  the  guns men.
Man wns said to bc nn animnl.     He
'1       l   the wines "f nn  eagle or tbe
of    tie deei  i nt be could
i'i.-, taxes will be the    Bnanu
Ittee s problem.
Tbe report of thee work done
i lerabershlp committee on thi   "Fill-
the  tap"  I a   will     tn-  r.-relve.l.
• if South Kensington,   He taught   at The work haa beet \n\    ncoui
College  Ireland nnd for two considering    the   pr« nt conditions,
years ai Bracklsy college, He taught and s steady ■
commercial subjects for live yenrs   at   able mem'ers can le 11 suf-
Tbe regular monthly meeting ol the men)
i.eiarei of     i    i of the  Railro ..  .
V.M.iMA.,      will  be held  on  Tuesday   , f   -
evening  next,  at  7..50  O'clock.     Bu
ness of importance will ba 11. M, Kitcl
ed ami chairmen of the various coi Workman    fn
will report plans foi thi *
ter's    work.   Estimates for    re|
ami      h- Will tS tOUl
sented,   How to raise 1300 for to
letter  of   ronrtolfnce will be sent, to 1 He made the telescope,   ships,
ex-alderman Nei " of i llroads to ■  those   phv«ie-,i
b's .wife, lalitles in  which be was Inferioi    to
Haibyb'Ty college, one of the lending English BChOi Is, For fifteen
nonthfl he was a teacher at Univer-
.itv ebool. Victoria, and was for a
year    principal     of Elk  Lake school,
I-.-.- to keei   •;
Cl ttlOl • -  full  swin/    Mi
ship fees are. l,..vs over 10. |( 00
intermediates. .'7 "0 genii rs, UO. I
per y-'-ir.
; -   c-nflrmeil
f ■   "lifers'
wi rk  In battle lone
r to 1 rlneers. c(.i.
■   - B   Will   be   in   Oom-
(11      of   the
llth c.M.l • ted to thi
ranV      ■ ••   od in com-
-Mr   Jan ■    Murrav, editor of   the
m   lias died  at   Ox-
• ird, Kutland.   He vms born In 1<V. PAGE TWO
TEbe flDaiUlfoeralb
rJMail-Herald Publishing-
Company, Limited
B. G.  ROOKE,  Manager and Editor.
•"  .
Tie- importance of the toui ist busl
ness to the Canadian wast, and   tho
bright     prospects   for an Increasing
volume of traffic through the mountains Is e.'identlj being appreciated
lot only in British Columbia but also
on tbe prairies. Every sign points
to the mounts ns becoming speedily
the national playground of the Dominion and also of a large section of
the United States, and nowhere are
prospects for future benefits from the
tourist business brighter than in Revelstoke, where the national park will
ofler unique attractions. Referring to
the benefit of the tourist business the
Calgary Herald says:
because numbers are "engaged." The Richard Harding Davis' novel, "Oap-
operator gets     through to Paris    as tain Macklin,"  is the traditional   ex-
i.isily as to the nearest trench.   Tbe ample.    Mr,  Davis' novel    has    now
chief of tin- telephone service sits   iu been filmed and released in four parts
front of a minute chart of the entire as a Mutual      ■ a t rpicce,   Conway's
telephone system of the army, show- acting     of     the name part from the
ing the position of every corps   and scenes at West Point, through all the
divisional headquarters, every     regi- swift central American campaign,  to
mint, battalion, and company,    even his final  parting  with  Beatrice     has
to the Individual trenches and batter- been received wherever shown with np-
ies. | lause     and    appreciation, "Captain
  I Macklin,"   wMl  be shown  at the  Rex
ARK YOU SHIRKING? theatre tonight.
Toronto News:—The day has como
tor every man to ask himself if his1 With the Paramount features and
business is here or in Flanders. It is Universal program the Kmpress the-
ii question which can only be answer-1 atre is showing the greatest moving
ed by the individual himself. Every pictures that are to be procured to-
Canadian should be asking himself day. .1. Warren Kerrigan will be
i day where ins duty lies. Many Been tonight in The Guardian of the
have done so and Canada has re- Flocks. On Monday the Mtb Bpis-
sponded Bplendldly to the call of ode of the Master Key, with stamps,
arms. Hnl there is room for many This very popular serial is nearly fin-
more. Playing fields are stilled tilled ished and then the Black Box will
with eager young men in baseball start. On Tuesday Oliver Morosco
and football togs, the golf clubs and "resents Fritzi SeliefT in Pretty Mrs.
the tennis courts still find many de- Smith in 6 jiarts, a great Paramount
votees amongst the men who are un- production and a tine comedy drama.
married and lit Let them consider On Thursday, "After Five," Famous
veil whether or not they are shirk- Players in 5 parts, with Kdward Ab-
ing tbeir dutj in not exchanging the e'«s. Amateur riitrht nnd free tickrts.
'Mann-Ms     and     the knickers and the Pest of music under lender Joe Gas-
Every 10c n
Packet of
baseball togs for the khaki.
Lofty the mountains and grand,—
But Begbie, all thine is the charm,
Snow-crowned,   as   a  monarch   doth
To guard our fair city from harm.
be spent by people of the North  American   continent in European   travel
New York Commercial—Shop window display is good advertising, yet
many a small shopkeeper professes
that he can get along without advert isiair. He forgets that the rent
he pays for a irood location consists
money that will not' chiefly     of the  cost  of shop window
'advertising,   A chain store system in   How  glorious art thou  in the dawn
New York sells an article in common      ,\s    thou    smilest   to welcome new-
use for five cents and     the     average (]ay_
this year is variously estimated    at   Bale8     jn     each Btore do not exceeu  Brlght 8UnbeamB bejcwel thy crown
from     J:! ;(i,n:i ,i:-.i     to     $."0 :,:vj :,:KJ0.   three a day.   Window display     as   a      As among  thy rough     ridges   they
That      is to say  that in an average   bargain will move more th-n     50    a
year some sun, between     these    two  '">' and when backed ,!l> b* newspap-
,        . er  advertising more than 200  a   day
amounts is spent  bv      Americans     in ., ., ,
are  the average sales  throughout the
European travel and, on account    of   cfty  ,.h,ul    yet  tho  ..llnr.aln"    pricP
the war, it is either being kept or ls the Yegular price day in and day
spent elsewhere. The steamer lines out the year round. This article has
crossing the Atlantic report that less   heen pushed from time to time   just
,-,s a test of the value ,,f advertising.     T" l)ai;lt tnec ln tnla gorgeous dress
But  at  sunset
As the   shedows   they
Ah !    'twould take    an
hou'rt grander
than 2"i per cent, of the regular summer jiasseiu-ers are being carried this
summer, which must be u sad blow
to European tourist centres.
Instead of crossing the pond very
many of these summer spenders are
taking advantage of the opportunity
of necessity and are "seeing America." The incident oi the Panama exposition gives a good excuse for
borne travel, and the location of
ihat big show makes possible Borne
very attractive tours, which are being taken full advantage of. People
who live in the east, foi Instance,
have splendid opportunity to reach
San Francisco and return by
tirely new route, making an ocean trip  ;
on   the  way    ami   most   of  them
i:  ing  it.
Everybody uses an article of this
kind. Advertising makes thousands
buy a new one so ner than they
would   otherwise.
irt   grandest  at
To the Editor .ef the Mall Herald
Sir    Will  you  pleaae inform   your
r. ..ei' i s thai at  the last  m eting    of
the  mbers    of the Central I- secu
tive committee of the relief -.vm-k for
the victims e.f the war In Belgium,
i eld m the office ol the boi
treasurer, .en the I tb ol July, 1916,
■ . • the relief work for t tl
'l,   B ill le.'-:.       K  lUld   -
ms of clothing it   I
i ■   fl
But   to   me
night i
When the city you guard is at rest,
And  the  moon sheds  her soft gentle
Ab'   'tis then that I love thee   the
Va   our monarch long years     mayst
thou  stand
With thy boulders and white yawning gaps,
guard   with     a kind    loving
■' ipltal I l's Alps."
Moratorium Act Invoked
the sale. Costs would be borne by
the  ippllcant,
The judge said that he had received
a letter fr uu those holding mechanics liens on the property of the l lon-
ecr Placer Mines objecting to the recent sab'. He would leave the letter
with the registrar for the inspection
of the Bolicitors concerned and if no-
thing satisfactory were done in the
in iti -I- he would take it up.
On application of 0. E. Gillan letters of adm'nistration were granted
in the •.-state of W. F. Proctor, formerly a 1 ank manager at Armstrong,
who died on M irch 1", leaviiv." a widow and two sons.
Tn the ease of L. Rampon vs. A.
Marchesan, ('. E. Gillan applied for
an order giving plaintifl possession of
ft market garden nnd for damages and
accounting. He explained that plaintiff had made a verbel agreement to
cultivate land, property of the defendant, who was to supply the seed.
Plaintiff had he^n dispossessed and defendant  had taken the crop.
Judee Forin said that he could
make no summary order, 'the case
must come hefore thc court in due
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but  gifts e.f t-,-r ■ be	
I be re iuired t.e fun ish high-
ler to pu:                                          itead of $100   he would be
dian west and through the Canadla .upply two sureties in
Hither   going   or coming   this    is
lound to bring them into the
Rockies   which are a  big    attractlo
in  themselves.   Already  this  summer   i:
have   i een   di sens   ol
trains carrying tourists over the C.
' ,R .   wh le  the  regu
ental ti afl c is ex n    elj        ty,    VII
of which is v-1 y .--■'' 1 .ni rei
i    • likely t
tbe     future       F i    I
:    • if these visit
; In   glowing I
.■■   ' i nd
bimself in •
The Peninsula and Oriental Line
steamship 'Benalla,' on which fire
broke out  on her  way through     the
Indian ocean from London for Australia with SO.I emigrants on bourd,
nas arrived at Durban, with smoke
still issuing from her holds.
Edward James Tait, of Port Hope,
Out., apparently became demented,
and after killing witb an axe a cat
that annoyed him, attacked his
i'2 year old daughter Elsie, inflicting
fatal injuries. Another trajedy of insanity on aired at Armstrong's Corner, about SO miles from St. John,
NM 11., where James Francis, aged bO,
a farmer, and father of fourteen chil-
dieii, shot his son Fred, and then
committed suicide. He had been de-
jressed since the death of his wife in
March  last.
The 'Leelanaw,' an American steam-
el, loaded with flax, a product offic-
.illy deel .red by Germany to be contraband of war, was sunk on Sunday
last off Scotland by a German sub-
hoat. All the members of her
crew, who number about forty men,
have landed snfelv at Kirkwall from
theii own boats. Nothing has been
received to indicate whether or not
the American steamer was warned or
' isitcd by the German submarine
com'iinnder before being sent to tbe
from thi; swcti ns
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■   which tho act      ipi lied,     i fe
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months,     imi in the mean!Ims if    s
the roving young adventurous soldlei   |,0nn flde purchaser could he    found
of fortune wlio'i, Royal   Macklin    In application mlghl be made to permit
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event liing .required In vour
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Tea and Coffee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot lasts, and as another advance is predicted in the
near future we would adv^e putting by a few pounds.
Why are we selling more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
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any other anid we are absolutely
sure you will use the best, then
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Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
r\ CD I C M'   "A I      Suitably furnished with the
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choicest the market affords.
Best Wines, Liquors and
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Monthly rates.
Revelstoke Lodge
No. 1085
Meets every second
and Fourth Tuesday
in  the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       ALLAN K. FYFE, Die.
IL L. HAUG, Sec.
Bear Ruga Mounted. Fun cleaned
and 1) re a seed.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B. O.
Meets  every    Wednesday evening
at    8  o'clock,    in  Srtkirk Hall.
Visiting    l>rothers    cordially  Invited.
A. F. and A. M.
Reguiar Meetings nte held In
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each mouth at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
ROBT.  GORDON,  Secretary
I. O. O. F.
Mocts every Thursday evening In
Selkirk Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting  Mi<-tiii-m cordially Invited.
Huggiige Transferred
Dlitt Uniting Agents and .storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
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All kinds of Repairing neatly done
Best Sand Shoes for children
Boots, Shoes, Trunks,
Valises, SuitOases,
Bags, Pack Sacks,
Pack Straps, Whips,
Armstrong & Co.
The Leather Goods Store
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
Me tn tiic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnaoe Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work shop -Uonnaught Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.O,
Nineteen miners were trapped in
one of the entrances of Moderwcll
Mine No. 1 at Christopher, 111., by
an eijilosion of gas. It is believed,
all have perished. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1915
That t'. P. BroWn, formerly employed by LM B. Hume & Co., and
reported missing, is now a prisoner
ol thc Germans, is among the news
of Revelstoke boys contained in the
following interesting letter from
Hart Munro:
Belgium,   July   15,   1915.
Dear sister :
1 had tie t figured on writing nny
letters until we returned to billets,
tein as we, (the machine gun section)
have not leen in the front line for
eleven days and the latest report is
to the effect that we are to have six
weeks of it, I must get busy or my
rorrespondence will get too tar behind.   We have so far had the must
interesting trip to the firing line
which we have as yet enjoyed and although only a few yards [rom Fritz
our trenches are so well constructed
that if anybody nets hit it is either
I is own fault or when he is engaged
in pat.r,el w rk between the lines or
on some other equally dangerous
task. There seems to he a tendency
among the men to forget the danger
especially when n few hours elapse
and no bullets or shells are making
music In out near vicinity, and sometimes a fellow will go so far as to
climb up out of the trench or do
something eiually fccl'sh. Then
Fritz gets in his w..rk and although
as a rule their marksmanship is no-
thing to he proud of, they bave a
lew dead shots armed with a new rc-
peatlng automatic rifle wi h teles-
cope sights and these occasionally
get a man even at very long distances. One of our fellows in tno reserve line yesterday was drawing the
tre from one of these fellows- and
every Mullet which came close he
would get up and signal a miss to
Fritz. Finally tie was shot, through
the lungs and lived only three minutes to realize bis foolishness. T
bave a charcoal burner in size and
shape like a three gallon water pnil
with holes bored in the bottom and
.'ide for air and when I get a smoke
up cookim: dinner about thirty yards
*u the rear of the tiring line they Invariably tike a few shots nt the
smoke hoping to include the cook i in
the hag. Our officers, who seem to
it- ,H- some eif my c okins, apparently d,"'' led that it wouldn't do to lose
the cook so they had a working party uj> and built, a barricade of sand
I ige around my open air kitchen, so
1 ear. wlnle frying the bacon or steak
listen tr German bullets singin? putt
only a f >ot over my hend, and yct
with perfect snfetv. On our way in
'his trip when approaching a small
house occupied hy civilians and located about a mile tin the rear of the
firing line a sudden puff of smoke
was seen issuing from jthc kitchen
chimney, a couple of minutes afterwards a German coal box dropped in
the middle of the roud, killing two
men and two h'>rses of thc machine;
run section twenty-five yardB behind
0UT8. The supposedly patriotic Belgians were immediately arrested an.l
sun te. headquarters "here I sincerely hope they were shot. That night
one of our officers went out in front
ef our trench to take a look at a
■: achine gun position wc were building te. see how it appeared from a
German point of view. A sniper hidden in the tall '.-rass shot him and he
.nly lived four boms. Thc riext dt>y
• .nc of our large biplanes tlew over
our heads at a height of about 4','M)
feet and after passing safely over
three German anti aircraft batteries
endeavored t I engage an enemy plane
m battle. You should have seen the
Taube shooting down ro safety. Our
aviator then circled around for a
(ouj)le e.f hours over tbe enemy's tren-
i-lies and we figured they expended
two thousand dollars worth of ammunition on him in thnt time without ••niching him. although some of
their shrapnel broke very close to
bim. Bullets were literally raining
down from the sky all around us and
■is I was out. in thc field after water
when it happened I took refuge from
the storm under a tree. Some of the
bullets cut small branches otT the
tree and I picked up the head of one
of the shells afterward which according to the reading on the fuse had
travelled six miles through the air
and was still ijuite hot. Tbat evening  son f OUT fellows observed     a
couple of carrier pigeons flying
across fr'im the German side into our
territory nnd on the following day
they were ibserved at exactly the
lime time so we came to the Conclusion that we were on the track
of sides. Our ollicer, the senior ser-
■,-eant   and  myself  having  secured   the
permission of the commanding officer
and the general formed ourselves into a spy hunting and pigeon trailing committee nnd during the next,
t-vi- days we trailed Ihe birds for a
distance of six  miles.    We were    then
retnforced i.y the   Intelligence   officer
ind eight neoutl end the re-nernl ordered a Shotgun fur ine to shoot the
birds with after we bad discovered
their      borne.    It   was  most   MCOlting
work as this part of the country is
infested with spies and one place iu
some woods which we had to go
through wus named 'spy corner,' owing to the number of our officers who
had been shot there while travelling
alone at night. One day I was in
charge of four of the scouts whom
1 had placed along a certain road to
keep a lookout for the birds and
when I came along to round up the
bunch in the evening I found a sergeant major, a sergeant and four privates of a British regiment engaged
in hunting one of my crew in a
Wheat field. Every few minutes he
would pop his head up and ofl they
would go with their rifles at tin'
ready, Finally just as I came up
they surrounded and captured him,
anil they naturally felt very s .r"
when I came along and claimed him,
as no doubt they were all figuring
on a D.O.M. I thought at the time
t.iat. it was lucky for him that it
was a bunch of English tommies who
■.'.ere on his trail instead of some of
the Canadians who would probably
have shot him first and investigated
afterward. Further down the line I
round that another of the four had
also been arrested and it required the
services of several officers to obtain
his release. After all the fun, excitement, danger and bard work involved in the five day hunt it was disappointing to receive orders that tbe
pigeons were to be let alone as they
belonged not to Fritz but to one of
our allies. Now we sit and watch
them fly back and forth and w,sh
them luck. These Germans are nervy
.'.'•wis w.thiiut any mistake. The other night one of them crawled through
the grass and threw a piece of gas
pipe about a toot long into our
trench. Upon examination it proved
to he not a bomb as at first sus-
Hct d, but a message case containing a piece of paper on which was
written in English "We have you
pretty well whacked now, when nre
you going to surrender." They ap-
parently had not heard about Southwest Africa, so one of o.ir officers
wrote them an answer intimating
that the only people who were doing
any surrendering these days were the
Germans, and a few mure pointel
truths. The weather has been hot
for the past week but cloudy part of
the time, which helped some. Night
before last it rained all night and
as a result the trenches were mud
and water half way to the knees,
while many of the dugouts were no
'utter. I am lucky enough to have a
good dugout all to myself. It is five
feet wide, eight long and the roof of
corrugated iron covered with two
tiers of sand hags, is over two feet
above the floor which is covered with
one inch boards. A good many fellows bave no'hing between them and
the mud but their rubber sheets f.nd
that makes it most disagreeable in
wet  weather.
The battalion goes into reserve
trenches every four days and then
lack here again for more. I thinl.
that most of them would prtfir :ue
front line as there is always a chance
to see something here and there is
uot the same danger from shell fire.
Between washing the breakfast disn-
es aud cooking dinner the other day,
I walked about a mile to the left
where the 7th battalion were holding
d iwn a front line and had a long
talk to Leo McKinnon and Harold
Burgess. They are in their element
on this job and like a lot more of
the fellows do not want to go back
until we huve had another go . at
them preferably with the enemy or
the offensive as we already know how
it feel9 to he in a charge. The i isi-
'ti'iiis   we  hold  now,   with  somet-rr.aU
•    tions, were taken by the British
regulars last November and as they
..re n.mil itronger than anytl
the kind I have ever seer there is no
object in making an advance into positions which would be infinitely more
difficult to hold. If our artillery can
inly tense the Germans enough to
bring them our way we shall all get
a crack at them.
It is simply awful tbe damage that
has been and is being done to prop-
<rty in this country. Somehow one
forgets the countless graveyards
which occupy c irners of orchard- and
whentfields in looking at the churches, chateau?, towns and villages,
which are nothing but a mass of
ruins, We are at present on the eelge
of a large ften mentioned    in
despatches front the front and which
forma a Iat i rt of the Belgian estate of a largt liquor manufacturer
In England. There are hundreds of
acres of fine timber nnd Woods which
shelter Innumerable flocks of oheaa-
ants, grouse, nr., while every time
you tut • in them j u. see   a
1   lleMit.
If.  Bl we expect.  w»  are <\\;  -
here for n few more I can
M(  where  »he  officers  and  their  r,-iok
ret lot    of gat ■  to eat,    \« T write
■it-  nrtilb'rv  ar-  dr j-pin?     big
lyddite shells into a lnrce :
On your Vacation—
Riding {''ihliiii.; Motor-
iii il— Driving — Shooting
—Cninpiug out—(here is
nothing like a plentiful
supply ol the Dainty
Fresh Mint-flavored
a mile away and I guess by the eni-
oiint of brlCts which we see flying
around things are pretty warm in
there.    Fritz  is  taking  it  out  on     us
by throwing some 'whizz-bangs'     at
{ our trench, one of  which bus cut ofl
| a tree a', out six  inches through, immediately behind my kitchen. Luckily
| it fill the other way or 1 should have
i- imething to clear     up.   I have been
feel ng pretty fit lately, and when the
doctor  w; nt?d to send me back   for
an  operation  the  other day I  decided  to postpone it for a while.     Thc
next day  I  had a letter from cousin
Bd's wife saying that he was coming
over in -'barge of the B. 0. base hos-
! Hal, a   1 as I know several of     the
nurses     who are coming I am going
to  wait until  they come over..  Hos-
! jiital life in a bunch of strangers   is
not to be compared with the fun   at
the front.
I know you will pardon me if this
is disconnected in spots as I have
chsrtiged positions three times now
to find a safer spot and with this infernal row going on it is difficult to
Give my regards to the friends and
tell any of them who have not received a reply to their letters lately
that I will write when I get the opportunity.
Your loving brother,
P. S: Just heard that C. R. Brown
who was missing after our first battle has turned up a prisoner in Germany. The best, news T hnve heard
for some time, as we all had given
up hopes of him.
Confidence Expressed
(Continued from Page Oue.l
scrupulous in the highest degree. The
Germans then had their opportunity
to sweep forward. Tbey failed. Now
they were more powerful in munitions
but they wouid fail again. The time
was near when the vallies would meet
the enemy on an equal footing in re-
card to men and munitions. They
must have a due sense ot the gravity
of the situation. They did not have
this until Gen. French's report had
t een received. Now the Germans
were near defeat. We must have confidence hut it was necessary to strain
every nerve and muscle and if need
bt to spend every dollar so that the
Union Jack might continue to wave
with added glory and power. They
must take courage. When\ the preparedness of the enemy and the un-
pieparedneBs of the allies when war
broke out was considered they should
feel encouraged. Russia had wonderful powers of recuperation. She Will
r illy again and be successful. Canadians bad reason to be thankful that
her young men had volunteered.   The
oportlon did not compare with the
i : eeper; i.en , if volunteers in tbe rest
I ■ ■ empire but now the call had
Come and Canada would be represented by ner da • proportion. Thej
were proud of the pari the Canadians had played. They were looking
forward to critical months but they
had every confidence in their leaders
.-•nd their men and it was only a
matter of time before the Germans
would he swept out of France and
Belgium and an honorable peace con-
cluded which would put down militarism and make a repetition of war
Bhould disa.-ter come it would be
for a time only, declared Rev. W.
Lashley Hall. In the events of the
;>ast year he saw clearly thc hand
of God. He hnd seen it both on the
east and west fronts. He saw it in
the manner in which the good will of
neutral nations had been mobilized
■ d sentiment crystalized in favor of
the allien. Today a moment of crisis
was sensed. The future seemed to
bang in theVbalance but in all he reid the band of God, Canada
1 .'.'1 a part to play and a contribution to make and she was playing
1 er part. Tn the wonderful language
bv the British leaders he saw
the hand o' God revealed. Who would
hftve expected ^sntiith, Lloyd George
rnd Sir Edward Orey to spenk like
.the seers of old or the language     of
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We ann to give maximum
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SHOP EARLY—In the morning if possible—it's cooler in the
store and we can serve you much better.
A fine lot of WHITEWEAR, GOWNS,
etc. for this week at a special price.
Each $1.00
A bifc collection of GIRLS' DRESSES and
HOYS' WASH SUITS worth looking
over. They are all arranged together
on one counter, at your choice for $1.00
All the balance of our good net and lace
CURTAINS are on sale at naif price.
You can get some nice ones in this lot
for  $1.00 to $5.00
A clean-up of a lot of odd   Garments-
CORSET WAISTS.   A big pile of these
on a table at, each 35c
"Headlight" Overalls
For men who work. Every pair absolutely
guaranteed, The best-made garment of its kind
in use today. Thoroughly stitched and made to
tit. We would call attention to the fit of bib and
tbe amount i I" room at seat and in the legs. Also
the speciully-designed watch and rule pockets.
Tbey went-like iron and look well until the piece
is worn out.    Every pair has the Union Label.
"20th Century Brand"
Our Simples of Fall and Winter Suit- nil
Overcoats are now to hand ami we would he pleased to have you look them over. It is well to ben
in mind the enormOUl advance on wool goods this
year as well as the great difficulty exr>erienced in
obtaining oloths.   Tne 20th Century Brand have
kept their line fully tip to standard  ind carries all
the newest models .uni patterns.
PRICES, Made to Measure. $28 to $35
Specials for Friday and Saturday
Wheat Flakes, per package I5c
Corn Flakes, per package  10c
Sweet sliced Gherkins, 20-oz  35c
Sweet Sliced  Minced, 20 oz 35c
Kitchener to be like the language of
the Hebrew prophet. Coining nearer-
home, he believed that Borden, thc]
Cana<dian premier, had beeu at this!
critical juncture raised up of God as
bad been the president of the United
States. In all this he saw the hand
of God. He was not despondent. Hii,
eyes were wide open, he was not fool-
id, not blinded, but in face of the
present situation he never felt more
surely the hand of God in the nation's affairs, and in the affairs of
the world. In the time of the Assyrian's blasphemy the mighty God
made bare his arm and the Jews
were brought through, so now, with
truth and honor and humanity nnd
religion and home at stake the arm
of God will be made bare. The per-
petuation of the same truth and the
vindication of the same right will he
seen and the kingdom oi d'lr'inesr,
will he overthrown.
R. Howson doubted the neci wltj
of jiassing the proposed resoluti<m.
He endorsed the attitude of the Anglican church ln appointing a day of
prayer. The- anniversary oi the be-
ginning of the war called ns t<>l ■ •' or
for thought nnd sympathy. F i ly
ties had been broken, homes wreck.'!,
countries ruined, For many the
bright est hope in lite had gone out.
It was n tune for thought and prayer. Every British heart tonight beat
truer than a year ago. He propounded three questions lor consideration
Where was the empire when war was
declared? How did it. receive the
declaration ol war'.' How had we
conducted ourselves" What would be
the end? When war was declared the
i mplre was unprepared. We chastise
ourselves for that, bub It was a
tribute to the British nation which
bad jirartised what it, preached. It
could have made ammunition secret*
ly hut devoted Itself to better purposes. Its fleet was for the protection of Its commerce and colonies.
The empire had received the declaration of war in a manner ot which it
might be )>roud. Every colony, ev-
«ry city and hamlet had moved as
one man. Each said "Take tbe best
I have," nnd wus ready to give all
he hnd. The -war had been Conducted
by the allies on honest, fair fighting
lines. They had put up a sijiiaro
fight. The Oanndlans had acquitted
themselves like men. Tbere were no
better be be found In hiBtory. How
would the war end? Commerce had
heen kept open by the fleet. It mint
end in victory for England. Tt could
not be otherwise. England had continued the gates of ber encmiei. The
Columbian College
New Westminster, B.C.
Exi bptional Oi'i'oiiTiM i ii - offered to students in—
Preparatory and advanced Academic Subjects
Bookkeepinq. Stenography, Typewriting
Piano, ]/iolin, Voice, Theory
Art, Elocution. Domestic Science
Will re-open September 8th.      Wtite for information to
Ladies' College
Young Men's Academy
Rev. A.M. Sanford.D.D.
Anglo-Saxon lace    would    rule   tue
The musical program included so! >s
ty li. R. Lawrence, Mrs. W. news
and Miss McKay and selections 'y
tin Rex orchestra, all of which were
enthusiastically applaudetd,
Tin- invocatory prayer was ofl-r>-i
i-y R«v. c. A. Procunier and thi   •  -
ediction    was   given  by   Rev.   W.    'M
("aider,    (i Canada »
entire audience.
Tl ollectlon feer the machine ;:un
fund  'inn anted  to |2l .11
Relet,  a Newi York  mil-
had a diepuU  with a   coo-
Btruction company, owing to damage
.to the sidewalk m front of his house
Ulding    ojierations     nearby.
Mr. RelM     finally    put up a sign in
■■ sidence. "This building
red  people only," caue-
♦ern ition  in the exclusive neighborh 1    that the company
give in.
St. John's Sunday
School Holds Picnic
On Thursday ihe Bt.    J..hn's Sun-
day BCbOOl held its annual picnic nt
the cricket /rounds. Cl-imcs ot all
kinds were played and a tired but
!, ippy crowd of children returned
home -it ' o'clock.
The     opemnr     of the Port  Severn
flan Bay end ..I the
.Trent   Valley  canal   took  place   July
2i,th.   Tli>-re was no (..rival ceremony.
Mr.  W   If.   Ilenr.otr.  MP., for    Kaet
rUflj   'r .m  the   top
of s lock-gate, nnA the lock -was then
rrd. The     canal was first planned
aeo by 0  vernor Slmcoe,
who  advised   its construction  to the
British  irovernment.
"Rough on Rata" clear- out Rate,
Mice, etc, Don't Die In the Houee, l.rx
und 25c at.Dru^ ami Country Stores.
As the t'un.'ird liner 'Orduna' cast
ofl from the pier at NM'W York, two
J'dung women Jumped trom a taxi,
and ran up the gangway. The pa«s-
who caught the b. .at by this
narrow margin were Miss Grace ,Ief-
fery and Miss Ruth Buchanan of Ottawa, the fiancee nnd sister of Lieut.
C. Buchanan, of thc Royal Canadian
Engineers, whe> wno recently w
in France. Receiving a cablegram
that he could not recover, they took
the first trnin t.i NM-w York In thc
hope of reaching his bedside In time
to sec him nllve. j
Cornel  McKemie Avenue  and
Victoria Road
Dressmaking and
Suit Pressing
Lowest Prloss.   Work Cuaranteed f'AGE FOUR
.1. si Pat Brson rei t ned tins morning ft 'en- V lei oria.
Mrs. Hooley an.l children left m\
Thursday   on  a   visit   to   Vancouver.
A. ti Pearsim ol GIat ler registered
at the lleei-    I ' ike yesterday.
<;. Boyd ol \i teewh- ad registered at
the King Edward hotel on Thursday
Coil flypapei    hesl unltioi    Ior
files.   ■  ci ills   fe i     2 ic    Mcli tyre   fi
Mustei \ndn '- Rutherford ol Threi
■-. iiiej -i    -  Mrs. Q, R. Uan
i-: ('..rum- and Miss Gelgt i
have rotui ned It - in s visit to tht t tk
By a fall ol rock a1 the turn t
Th i tl ij    Mike   Li i\ it   lost  the toes
of one foot
Mr, and Mis. C. Lincoln of M
Mo     fen      -   '      ■ tbe Hotel Revel-
Thui id e>-
Mrs. W, B n maldson and daughter
lefl yesterday m a visit to her mother and sister In Vi ncouver.
Mr. and    Mrs   Douj las oi Vancou-'
ver    were    among the guests at the
King Edward hotel on Thursday.
li. ll. Mel lonin .1 ol Bt. Thomas,
Ont, visited bis Bister Mrs. llruce
Laws n last  .veek        ds return from
■   m    I'M   ''le
in twi   .' has Mem i'
for the soldiers >"ck fund by the
Womens I lanadl in Club My sale of
tl.ev.e       nd Ice cn am at the Btation,
Miss Mabel Greer, Miss     I..   Greer,1
and Miss m. Greer of Coltax, Wash-
ingtoi , wen - I  e  ;uests at the
King Edward  Hotel on Thursday.
ng I he ...sts at the Hott 1
Revelstoke een Thursday were Geo. D.
Scotl ol New Vork, A. M. Branson
and Lill, F Bi inson of Mount Hal-
ly, nm J.
A. genera       el ■ Revelstoke
Lawn     Tt nnis     club « bt ■ I on
Tuesday evi ning next at 8 o'clock at
the i 'ity Hall     i
the hold
('apt.   rainier
bile road yesterday by Mayor
,1. Mclntyre      ■ A   l-M M lu I
. li -a wa
be said.
M. Orville Voui
the Waverly i nyon
was    :;   ■' ■      • y.    Ten
T.  Mai mey  was in tht  city
the   Big Bend
1  ■
nt ol
• ■
rer at tl
• '
• •    •
P.: •      undid scei ic
Mai with
stn - i
will  they '.  that k»y'
TUESDAY-  Hiver   '■'     M
Fr' I Scheft In J    •■    "       !mith,
5 - irts.   A charming society rr,me.
dv  dfafnfl    -r tt, n     T  ' ' Mol
tnd Blrai r Tfarrit,
itaeed, don't min it.
Ifl     ]pa.y   Ktttt I
Abeles,  8 parts     I.n Icy.     Tl
best   mUSlC     under  knd'r   .!■ ,   One-
Ti"tvr,  tm, ni ek   B< i  rreateMt
of ill t-nircronl ocrlals wilt he h<tn
nett »-.vn wee!- Th" pnrnmniiTit |>a-
tnrep 'noird r\r* 1' HCVll r'n Romance R part*: Bnckshot  Tohn, * pnrts
°' • f Ibe frn". -. rine"<. 9'in»hlne
Motlv      Are    run*-' } '  firts.
''-        ■•••   Jtr.-     r,       r-.nri    I, I d' .   When
me were M. Fnnrheon     the    CrlfVct
P. I'M Ross of tilacier was at the
King Edward hotel on Thursday.
Mrs. l-M Lammers eef Chase was a
guesl at the Motel Revelstoke yesterday.
Mrs   H.  II.    Goddard and children I
left   yesterday  for  Vancouver for    a
month's visit.
Mr, and Mrs, I. 3, Item mi of Ed
monton were at the King Edward
not el yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. C, 0, Moller left on
Thursday evening for Vancouver
whet.'  they  Will reside m future.
W, Lai bli y Hall attended the district meeting of the Methodist church
.it  Salmon Arm on Wednesday.
Ten members of the Royal Mounted
lei   passed through the    city    on
their waj   te. Dawson city on Thurs-
Mrs. I'. A, O'Farrell and Miss
i I'Farroll oi Montreal were among
the guests at the Hotel Revelstoke
on Thursday.
The IM'X orchestra will play two
selections in the Presbyterian church
I ii orrow evening and will also accompany the hymns,
M. K, McQuarrie, C.P.R. district
engineer broke ins arm yesterday
while throwing a stone. He wus tak-
i n to Golden hospital.
The sacred concert advertised for
Sunday, August L5, under the auspices    of    the Womens Canadian club;
Will not  take place on  that  date.
In     aid     .ef   The Red Cross society
owei*     irlll   ■'   Bold  tl Is atternoon
and ■ .eniin.-     in    G. '.v. Bell's sti re.
Mrs. S. G. Robbins will be in charge.
e:. im i Ion, Ri-i-t. C. G rd m, Misses C. and lb M d 1' i*. la and Bliss M.
i-M Hotchkisa of Winnipeg were
■- it sts at the Hotel Revelstoke yi ;
The following     prices prevailed at
the    fai t this morning :
Beans : cents pei pound,    cucumbers
cents, :> I
pound, rhubarb  I pounds
;.   ;>re-
■s  a basket,
.'s.  veal  LS
cure of .100 boys and girls, orphans
ol members of the lodge and In three
years it was expected that thc total
would reach 5OQ0. The children at
the home had the best teachers ob-
nhtainuble and had four hours in
school and four hours training at
: n\ occupation they cared to take.
\ it or [our years of scbool and ap-
prenticeshlp at a trade those who
were old enough were given a union
card througb Bpecial arrangements
made With the American Federation
of labor, Dr. Morrell mentioned the
famous band of 15 hoys from the
home which played to large audien-
i es on a tour tei San Diego and bark.
Ilr. Morrell left at midnight lasl
night for Banff.
Sacred Concert for
Red Cross Tomorrow
MMie program (or the sacred concert
nt the Empress theatre on Sunday
night after church under the auspices
of the Red Cross is as follows:
Solo   Mrs. Bews
Orchestra  selection   National Anthem
Empress Orchestra
Song   Mr. Ralph Lawrence
3ong  Mr. Davis
Orchestra selection   ... Les Patlneurs
Empress Orchestra
Vocal selection 	
Miss    Paulding, Mr. and Mrs.  J.
Paulding, Mr. ft Mrs. F. Paulding
Orchestra selection...True to tbe Flag
Empress Orchestra
Based on conditions In Sumner
("unity there are 177,841 farm
heads in Kansas who do not spend
their money with the home merchant
and contribute to the near $4,000,00!)
fund that go?B to the mail order
It was explained by the agriculturists when the Simmer comity survey
was made that they received the bulky mail order catalogues regularly;
that the I ical merchants in many Instances did not advertise and those
that 'Inl often failed to quote prices;
thai the mail order houses brought
their Btores to the farmers through
publicity and the latter I ought. 1
Tl'■ Suniher county survey was
made primprily for health and sanitation purposes Bach farmer In the
county, however, was requested to
ei ate the amount Of his annual busi
in ss   With   itinerant    tradesmen      nnd
mail order houses.—Exchange.
load delivered.    PhoneB 42 and   85.
J. P.  Sutherland.,
WANTED—Competent maid. Address Mrs, Dennis Glacier or phone
31, Revelstoke.
i — ■ ■
WANTED—Young woman wants
work by dny or hour. Apply Mail-
Herald otliee.
ing and out buildings. For further
particulars, terms and conditions o%
sale njiply to,
Barrister, etc., First street,
Revelstoke, B. C.
Solicitor for the Mortgagee.
Dated at Revelstoke, B.C., this 22nd,
day of July 1915.
WANTED—Young lady to room
and board, or young Couple With
housekeeping privileges. Apply Mrs,
Dance, 35 First street. a.21.p
Fou RENT—Warm 5 room cottage;
hath, &c, Last tenant six years; convenient     to O.P.R.    JIB     month.   M
riiird st.,  east. Aug 7 pd
Four Conservatives
Elected in Manitoba
First for Cadets
Third in Examinations
WINNIPEG, Aug. 7—Prefontaine for
Carillon, Benard for Iberville, Tar-
cnt for Morris, Newton for Roblin
and Hamelin for St.. Rrse aro the
four Conservatives elected in Mani-
i ibs yesterday.
The figures are Liberals -11, Ceenser-
vatives 1. Labor 1.
Revelstoke Hiirh School this year
bus covered itself with glory as never ■.
before. W.erd has just been received
that in the recent examinations the
high school stood third in the province with an average jf 80. The only
two high schools beating it were
Point Grey and South Vancouver, i
Tins reflects great credit on thc town '
. ents and the staff.
only did the school do well
i identically but also won honor in
- idet won; standing tied with New
Westminster for first place among'
■li. High School Cadet Corps of the
province. Esquimau public school
came first of all the c irps    but   the
toke  bigb  school was  at    the
I the high schools.
The first, issue of the "Rex Review." ,-in eight page orjan to be
run in connection with the Rex theatre, is w dl in bund. Available copy
shows a breezy and attractive sheet
which will no doubt prove of considerable interest to theatre goers. It
contains comments on and stories of
the films, personal talks, n column of
music, etc., nnd will be published
from  the    Mail-Herald  presses    every
Monday. The first Issue will be distributed at the theatre on Monday,
but others will be distrll uted   from
bouse to bouse.
Loss of Business Due
Io Lack of Advertising
n the j.
lausas last.
■ irhood
i that                  Bt. of   the
f 1
■*                  i       r     ii            ti         li
Victoria celebrated the declaration
Of war by Great Britain with an impressive ceremony which included a
military review. A stand had been
elected . n the eastern end of the
football field, and around it and
spread out in every direction were
thousands of loval Victorians. Shortly after the procession reached the
P irk His Honor Lieut-Governor Barnard an.l Mrs. Barnard. with Capt.
Brian H. T. Drake, aide-de-camp, arrived. His Honor reviewed the guard
of honor furnished by thc oth regiment under the command of Lt. A.
E, Sargison, thc corj>s being lined up
n front of the stand, with the other
detachments immediately nt Its rear.
On the stand were Lt.-Governor Bar-
:,-ii-il. Right Reverend Bishop McDonald. Sir Richard McBride, Mayor
-t.w.e.rt and the aldermen. Col. Ogll-
Mr. II. C. Brewster, Mr. G. H.
Barnard, M. P., Mr. R. F. Green, M.
P., and Mr. F. W. Davey, M.P.P.
Mayor Stewart presided.
Dnder and by virtue of the powers.
of Bale contained m a certain Indenture of  Mortgage, which will be pro-!
iluceil at the time of sale,  there will
be ottered for     sale on     Monday the
Ninth   day   of   August   l'.U5   at   the
hour of  11.ii, o'clock in the forenoon
nt the oilice of  the  Revelstoke    Gen- j
eral Agencies  Limited,    First Street,
in  thc City  of    Revelstoke,     British j
Columbia,  the  following  lands     and
premises; Lots One (1) and Two (2)
in Block Three     (3) subdivision     of
District Lot 3Sl Group One,     Kootenay District, British Columbia,     as
shown on  plan of subdivision  Arrowhead Townsite plan No. G31.
On the property is a three storey
frame hotel building.
For further particulars, terms   and
, conditions of snle npply to,
Barrister, etc., First street,
.     Revelstoke,   B.   C.
Solicitor for the Mortgagee.
Dated nt Revelstoki. B. C. this 22nd
day of July 19-16.
Under nnd by virtue of the powers
of snle contained In a certain Indenture of Mortgage, which will be
producd at the time of snle, tbere
will be offered for sale on Monday
the Ninth day of August 1915 at the
hour of Eleven o'clock in the forenoon nt the office of the Revelstoke
General AgencieR, Limited, First j
street, Revelstoke, B.C., thc follow- j
ing lands and promises:
Lots Thirteen (13) and Fourteen i
(14) Block Ten (10) plnn C.3GK, City!
of Revelstoke,  B.  C.
On the property is a  frame dwell- \
The Rexall Store
wish to announce to the
public of Revelstoke that
on and after
October 1,1915
this store will do business
Cash Only
Walter Bews
Closed porch, wood shed
store house and henhouse.
We are offering a $l(i set of 110 pieces of
white and gold Dishes at _	
To replace these now, owing to the war, would cost us an
advance of 25 per cent. Only a few sets on hand. Come early.
Funeral of Mrs, Needham
This Afternoon
_fc~u 7n„i .,X
Tells of Mooseheart
to Interested Audience
d  wit J,    the
<'.  thnt     In
nil hi* *"<!0 mil- trip '     Ol .eon
'.'.   i
|l and
b<t  W'. :M   mn  »   n  l<M  •       In:
I th>-  fei'tirr
He   thnnVH    M-iv r   F Otl «•
public for thf r"e,;,tjon nftordrd hlri,
Tli'      vl'lit   •     • '■■-  rt  «■• re tM<
flneit that could M "iiH anl ilrMdy
over 11,800,000 t.nrt l.«tti eipendeil   nn
them    Thr home wnn already tnkintr
Captain Macklin
All. r
WM- nlm, do
writ ii
•^.J   t.,  Ml)
ITfOll' 'I
«• I
t    ' -      tO Wot.
crn       ri'jen irntfttlvr        !• li
BOX     M.     RSVBlr
BTOKH       II    0 .  or    ,,1I  nt   th''
nfflcr     nt    HOWSON'S  FUIINI
'!e !.,      ft)       M.tft.
if commencing    at
i   Ate.  D,   am
• !y  without
■ i plete ;
■    ■
Inet,  lovely
table ,
davi i
m i, iiih.    rockei
,• Qui mey rnn^e ;
• i   , ue bi ti    md
crtpl on,
! e e |      ,
w.  Parry,  Auctioneer
ii Phone J56
OAL1  I oai, burni nil nigbt    R»
telatoka Qenwnl  trenelto   Limited.
again    ar-
fii..Ml   t  r   i\   lull   'iiii'i'ly   ol   je'
m Mine     People ae lnet icuon.
Keep     tlun     in mind    whi'n baying
mey   iwaeplng,    All
pnrtirn wiphlnf to batl their chlm-
nryp nonnert.  Aj'ily phont 87,  Mo-
te  tortni.   .Iiuiirs HcITpI.  ftUnp.
FOR SAf,F).-l6 In. Millwood;     also
Kindling In Minchee; each 88.71 per
Reve hid
Rubber Roofing
is made from pure asphalt.
There is no tar.    Made expressly for us and we guarantee it.
White and Tarred
Bui/ding Paper
We have a few rolls of Sovereign,Rosin-Sizedand Dure
Sheeting to clean out at less
than eost.
Globe Lumber Co, Ltd.
The undersigned will pay the sum of $2,500.00
to any person who will furnish to the Provincial authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons who
set fire to our property at Comaplix on April 4, 1915.
Forest Mills of British Columbia. Ltd.
Kevelstoke, B. C.
.ii   SHOKS!
Men'e nml  o U r\ T? C I
See Our  Bargain  Windows
Por S.tnd.-xin, Oanvaa and Tannic Shoo*


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