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*• .STOKE
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Chief lumb* 'fyiilway, mining, agricultN rrnd navigation centre i. ' Calgary
and i the Pacific v
Vol. 22-No. 75
The Mail-Herald
REVELSTOKE.  B. C, SATURDAY, S BIT EM HER 18, J915
THE  MAIL HKRAJ.Q
Published twice weekly—I. ,»d
by everyone—Tbe recognlvl
advertising medium for tht
city and district.
$2.50 Per Year
REVELSTDKEr ADMIRABLY ADAPTED I ^SpEcontests
FDR RAISING CORN CROP
JMtojalvatlon of Live Stock Farmer, Says Government
" Crop Instructor—Experiment on Rev. J. C. Calder's
Farm Complete Success—Seventy Tons From Six
Acres 	
An .experiment   which   promlsos   to the silo cost bim .$o<i.   The usual cost
Shave great efleet ,upon the agricultur-  fur il Similar silo  is $70  to $75  says
A. J. Macdonell   Takes   First
Prize for Potatoes—J, Malcolm Winner for Carrots
GRANT WILL
BE RETURNED
Agricultural   Society   Decides
That No Fair Shall Be
Held This  Year
W, Newton, provincial   government
Tlie Hevclstoke Agricultural society
soils and crop  instructor,' while
the  district  on  Thursday  acted
judge  in the crop  competitions    held
under the auspices of the Farmers In- i
111 has decided that no fair shall lie held
this fall in Revelstoke. At a meeting
of the society held recently it was de-
Ik] industry  of the Kevelstoke district
Mr. Newton.
stitute     and     the  provincial govern-  clded     tu     hohl tlu' (alr but further
Imeut.   Carrots and  potatoes     where ' consideration  has derided  the  directive two crops in  which competitions  ors that  ll,lll('1' existing financial cir-
' I were held and Mr.  Newton says that I cumstances  the  attempt  to  hold     a
fair would be unwise.
I    The     corn  is chopped aud elevated
hy gasoline power,   lt is packed   in-
Hev. J. 0. Calder, where the tirst sH to    tbc silo  mld  Mr.  Newton  recom.
lo ever built iu the district bus been  mcnds)    u  layer o[ cut Btraw  ou the  the carrots were excellent in quality
|and yield.   The potato crops were al-      A' &rant of *30(l from the provincial
Uo good, though less excellent     than   government toward the expenses     of
' the carrots. i ^e fair has been received by W. H.
There   were six entries in the  carrot I Horobin, secretary of the Agricultur-
GRANT TO SKI CLUB BY
MAYOR'S CASTING VOTE
Water and Light Will Be Cut Off From Consumers Whe
Fail to Pay Monthly Bills—Arrears Must be Wiped
Off—New Roof For City Hall
constructed     and is now  being tilled,   tup  of thc ensilage,  or  oats  can   be j
U'he work of filling the silo will, it is  grown on the surface.   The straw   or I
(expected, be completed today. The en- mat    0f    oat roots prevents     waste
silage consists uf corn grown  on six  through the top layer of silage turn- I
acres by Mr. Calder.   The crop,     the ing moldy.   The ensilage provides
al society.   The grant will be return-
tltion was won by A. J. Macdonell,
with A. P. Levesque second, and D.
Campbell third.
I competition and five in the potatoes.!
first one of  the kind  in the district, SUcculent feed during the  winter und'Th(' first >lrize in  the potato eompe-|
lias been a complete success and     iB if  mixed  with  grain or alfalfa forms
expected   to   he    more  than  sufficient a perfectly balanced ration.
to rill  the silo  which  has a capacity      Mr.  Calder estimates that the corn
of 70 tons. crop from six acres thus treated will
The building uud filling of tbe silo provide feed for his herd of thor-
■have beeu uuder the auspices of the oughbred Ayrshire cattle for six
provincial government which has pro- months whereas a similar acreage in
vided experts to superintend the con- clover would last only two months,
struction of the silo and to super- His feed bill from September tei May
vise the packing. The government is last year was $900. This year he ex-
providing the instruction iu tbe case pects with the aid of the silo to rer
of the first silo erected in any dis- duce the bill to $3U0, or one third ol
trict,   being  convinced  thut  the  dem- last year's.
oust ration will lead other farmers to     The silo is the salvation of the live
adopt a method of tlie highest value stock farmer says Mr.  Newton,   v.ho
to the stock industry.   At the begin- declares that the RevelstoLa climata
ning of the month  the tirst silo     at is admirably adopted for raising corn
Kelowna     was erected  under  govern- crops   for  ensilage.   The  corn  should
ment auspices and already 15     other be i>lanted three feet apart.   With   a
silos have been built by farmers     in band planter two and one half acres '
the district. can be seeded in one day.   The culti- ___^_^___
The silo on  Mr.  (.alder's farm was vation can he done by horse     power
.erected under the supervision' oi   r. and com is a sure crop. The certain  Internment'Camp Now   Filled to  Capacity—Hundred
General warning has been issued to
the people of Germany not to answer
J. Malcolm won the first prize for ; questions about the status of German
carrots, G. Mathewson being second industries which may he asked by for-
and A.   J.  Macdonell third. j eigners,  until thc war minister     has
In the carrot competition one passed upon the propriety of the in-
eighth of an acre was judeed while in cjuities. Heads of all industrial es-
the potato competition the crop was tablishments are urged to exercise
one quarter of an acre in extent. The i care, even with foreigners resident in
prizes were $20 first prize, $15 second Germany, in the interests of the fa-
and $10 third. I therland.
TWO HONORED ALIENS—
SEVENTY-FIVE GUARDS
J. Ferns, silo expert of the provinc- ty   of   raising a crop and the mini-
ial government,  and on  Wednesday a mum ,,f labor required are, r-ays  Mr.
public     demonstration  of  the  filling Newton,  two great     advantaces    of
was  given  by  W.  Newton,  provincial corn   o\er  mangels  or similar crops.
soils .m.I crop Instructor.   The     silo The provincial  government will sup-
which     resembles a large vat is     30 ply     drawings and specifications   for
feet high and IJ feet in diameter.   It erecting  silos  if  application  is  made
iB built  of two My six hemlock  stav- to     Mr. Newton at Victoria and thej
es.   The timber was cut on  Mr.  Cal- erection of the silo presents no diffl-
der's farm ami sawn at  Sawyer Uros. culty.
mill.   Four  posts  four   hy  four  form Mr.  Newton and Mr. Ferris left to-1
the     framework and iron rods     aud day for Burton where they  will sup-
. tapes     hold the staves in position, j crvisc the erection of the first silo in '
The rods  should  Me pur<chased     suit- the Arrow Lakes district on tii'farm
ably bent.    Mr. Calder estimates that of Thomas Miller.
Austrians and Twenty Cuards Arrive in Revelstoke
Yesterday   Snow Falls at Camp
WANTED TO
CASH IN
W. B. Dance Tells of Experience on Field   Revelstoke
Boys Are All Well
.lames .Mclntyre Ins received from
W. 11. Dance who is now in Belgium
an interesting letter in which he reports that all tii'- Revelstoke boys
are well. He says: "I am feeling
veiy well ,,ut here though tired of it
just at present, though l suppose   a
react i,,n   will   come   and   then   we   will
One     hundred aliens from Brandon were met at the station by a guard
and 20 additional guards from   Kara- of the  102nd regiment from the     ta-
loops     arrived in  the city yesterday ternment camp commanded by Lieut,
and are now in the alien internment Grant, which escorted the aliens     to
camp  in the Revelstoke park.   There the camp.
are     now      200   interned   aliens     in The aliens were a sturdy lot.   One
the camp, tw.. of whom are Germans, young fellow carried a violin and   a
two     Hungarians and the rest   Aus- bow    of    his     own     manufacture on
trians, and  75 guards,     100     aliens which he played while waiting at the
came     from     Vei non     and 100 from station.
Brandon,  the  camp  being now occu- Work on the automobile road   has
=  pied to its full capacity.   The guards been lately hindered by bad weather.
said     Bruce White of Sandon, B. 0.,  from  Kamloops arrived  in command There   was snow at the camp during
president nnd general manager of the  "f  Sergt. CM B. Moon. Monday nnd there has heen consider-
Noonday Mines. Ltd., in an interview
'I'Me' city council last nlghl by the
casting vote of the mayor decided to
give $300 to the Ski club for the purposes "f the winter carnival. It also
decided thai water and light shall be
cut otl from any consumers who al-
low their account to fall 30 days in
arrears. Any now in arrears will Me
compelled to pay oil their debt in
monthly installments In addition to
paying their current monthly  M.Ms.
s. ilalvniseii and I'M im Well] appeared as a deputation from the Ski
club. Mr. Halvorsen explained that
thc club had already received (I i ' In
subscriptions and expected to raise
the amount to $913. This showed
that the people were behind it and he
asked the council for a grant. Assistance was expected from the ('. IM R.
The cost of the carnival was estimated at $1600.
Mr. Wells said that the club had
done all in its power. Last year's
carnival was a success and they hoped to keep the allair going.
The mayor said that $300 bad been
jilaced in the estimates. He was in
favor of the grant.
Aid. Mackenrot said that be understood that it had been decided M
leave the matter to next year's council as the carnival would uot Me held
until next year. He thought that
the business men should subscribe the
exjienses of the carnival as they
would be tbe ones to benefit. Some
would have to pay their share of a
civic grant wno would receive no benefit. He adv icated a thorough canvass of the rity. He oppoBeSd the
erant from tbc standpoint of the
workingman, who, he said, would derive no benefit, but wished the club
success.
Mr. Wells said that building up the
city  would  benefit the  working  man.
Aid. Bourne said that he did not
think the present a time f"r jollification, lt Beemed wrong to sue people
for taxes on One band and hand out
money for a carnival with the other.
II.' was In sympathy with the objects
of the club.
Mr. Halvorsen said that the members of the club could avoid worry
by having a local carnival for sport
alone but it was attempting moro
f"i- the sake of building up and adver-
tising the city.
W. H. Pratt, who was present, said
that he tbe.iii.-ht the grant would bo
a  food   investment.
• in motion eef Aid. Bell, seconded by
Aid., Masson ., grant of $300 was
made. Aids. Hell and Masson voted
for the irrant and Aids. Mackenrot
and Bourne against it, the motion
beinp carried by the casting v 'te ,.f
the mayor. Aids. Smythe and McSorley were absent.
It was deride.1 ,.n motion of Aid.
Mackenrot, seconded by Aid. Bell
t:..it in future water and light shall
be    cut off when allowed to go Into
arrears beyond 30 days .and tbat amounts n.ew owed must Me paid off in
monthly Instalmi i •.-.
It was decided t.e place a three ply
felt    roof   on   the   rity    hall.
O. W. Abrahamson wrote as! ii • fur
permission t" put a cement basement.
under the McKinnon & Sutherland
block valued at -""■ .,•:.! to dose one
third of Connaught nvenue during the
progress of the w..,rk. The request
was granted provided that the sidewalk be left in as good condition as
at pre-
Mrs. R. •.   asking   for
water to her Imusc. The city f..reman will be asked to report on the
matter.
Will Pack Hampers for j Recruiting Posters
Fifty-fourth Battalion    Appeal to Canadiens
given out at Spokane . "Representatives of capital seekim: properties
to lease, bond or purchase are numerous and orcbuyers are thick.
"Tbe only difference I can see is
tbat they were then seeking ,for lead,
whereas they now want zinc Our
lead they cannot touch at all, because for a long time the Montreal
price on which our settlements are
made, has been above that of New
York.    If      the   muddle  over  sterling
The    aliens     from Brandon arrived  able rain.
yesterday morning in charge of     an j    Lieut.  Vi.  H.  Wallace of thc 102nd
esc.rt  of  the 99th  regiment in   com-   reeiment has  reported  for duty      at
mand     of Capt.    Harrington.     They  the camp.
[use of the present camp during     the
winter      and      moved  the  resolution
I which was adopted after discussion.
Mayor Foote in seconding Mr. Mc-
Rae's motion agreed that tbc present
site was  impossible during  the    win-
A special meeting of the board    of ;tcr "10nth8-   Tlle cit>' ^t.glve ''"'-
I plovment to a few aliens but he sug-
trade    was  held yesterday  afternoon ■ ^  ^.^ ^ governnMmt „,,.,„.
on
Internment Camp Debated
by Board of Trade
for      the   purpose  of  considering  the   ])loy thc  mcn  ,,„ ,,„, ,.,,(,k work
m  New York is not satis-   possibility     of securing  the continu-' the Three Valley road.
I
exchange
factorlly  settled  before the electroly-  ance of  an  Internment  camp in Rev-      W.  H.  Horobin said  that   the   gov-
bo as (ull  ■ 'ver.   This is     a j tic      plant  of the Trail smelter  gets  istoke     during     the winter months,   eminent  refused  to  allow  the    aliens
strenuous and nerve racking job. Tiafinto operation I will n.>t be surprised  Major it. i'almer explained the situ-  'o handle powder.
a wonder s.. many have stood it
long.   I think a    I long rest wouldI higher also.
do the first division a deal of good, I    "The Noonday company is a
so  to  see  the  Canadian  price for
I
z>ue  at,on    from the military standpoint. ]   0. B. Hume would prefer thai   the
On      the   in..tie.,,   of   A.   McRae it   Was   present   site; be  used.    He asked   if the
■-'I'"- decided t.> ask the city council to of- aliens wouU hava '" '"' i':,il1 fl"'
tut tbat phantom Mai seems as farjkane corporation recently organised </,.,• free water ami light on the agri- keeping open the road t.. the camp.
otf    as ever, we ask ourselves   "will  bj   my nephew, Prosecuting Attorney cultural grounds for the use of    the   lf ""' t,lis w'"'k might solve the dif-
they   never  i IB."    We   have  all  heen
here 7 months „..w and nen and  encountered    plenty of bard scrapping.
John B,  White, who owns the noon- camp, t.. request the Agricultural as- Bculty ..f providing exercise.
day      Heine,   Mist   ab.ive   the  feuks   e.f lociatii :i      te.     oiler    the   use of  tbe •'■      H'   1,ix"»  all(1      '<•   ''•   Masson
Cody   creek,   two   miles  from   Sandon. building! free  "f  Charge  and  to      Jie- thought      th''  present  site  unsuitable
Cen.   Alderson   admits that the 7th we    have    jusl    completed a wagon t,t,,,n    tlie    government   t" bold a f"r winter and n. ,i. McKinnon    ad-
battalion   bis   been   In   umre   and   lost   road      t.i the  mine and  will ship  our headquarters camp  "ii  the lu't icultnr- vised falling  in  with  the  views ofthe
more than  any reeiment  here.   liven'second car ..f ..re immediately.    The al grounds during tbe winter, A eon,- military authorities.
the  Princess  Patricias have not      cn-   Mist   Car   '.at   I.'.  ounctt silver  and 16 :   Ittee consisting  e.f   Mayor  I'M.ote, A. !    (-  "■   Macdonald  believed  Hint   thc
durcd  so  timch  yct  you   never     rend  per rent.  lead. ' U.      McCleneghan,      A. McRae, 0.  B. PrMe,>t  camp site could be 'ieed until
anything about  the B.C.  boys. Any-1    "The property is opened by     three Hume and 11. .1. McKinnon was     np- "'htistmas.
way   we   are   not   here  for   write   ujis, J tunnels  nnd   we  are  Working  in      thc pointed to co fully  into the question, "■   "•   Harris  advlMd   that   the  city
we     came out  for  business  and  have   two      lower  ones.    The  No.  2 follows Including tbat  .ef  the cost   of suitably "n'''   '" nl;lli(' ,,u' exhibition  buiblim's
done e„ir best so far.                                (the vein 1,000 feet and we have made equipping   Mie   buildings.   This    com- suitable for the camp if the cost was
"I've recovered  so much  ns  ever   I  an  upraise in ore all the way to tbe mittee  will  report   te.  the  board      of "",   too high,
will  from that  gal |misonin_-.  but   if   NM,. 1 a height of ItiO feet.    We     arc trade. A-  McRae thought thnt  if the   city
ever any person wished to cash  In, lt j S toping two feet of clean ore at this Major  I'almer explained     that      it ",''"''> a  definite offer to emjiloy   the
sure  was  your  humble  wl,e„   |   lay  in   j'e.int.    In   the  So.   t  we bave SOO feet was      not   the   intention   to  keep   the men  the difficulty  would  be  removed.
Ihe field   at   Y|>res,  anyway.   I'm   here   yet   t,.  .1, irt   te.   ..-et   under  the      main enmp   on   the   mountain   longer    than (!-      W-      ,,p11  ""'''  tbat this would
ngnin  ready   to   get  a   bit.   more     of.Ort body and bave three feet of   con- tw.. months.   The difficulty of   trans- compete  with civic, labor,
my own  back  should the clmm e come,   eentrntim: ore in  the face. portatiOfl  of food,   tbe  fait   that    the
"All      tb"  be.vs  that   are   left   from]     "Reports   .ef   new   strike   are      fre- aliens  COUld   not   work   on  the  moun- ""'  employ men  in the winter.    Tf tbe
Revelstoke   are  all right Under the Clr- quent.    One      of  the   >;..>,t   Important tain  in   the   winter,   the   lack  of sjiare ''''V would not  employ nlien labor   it
cumstances, such as trench life   j,er- was mad" !.,t.iy by Jimmy Ryan   in as exercise ground ami tbe possibility r""1'1 not expect tho governments to
mlt.R.    Joe Howson looks fin.'..
"Well.   Jim,   1  haven't  much    new*.
Tell everyone i am 'Like,   Tell Qeorge
Bhaw    T wrote to him. and wonder nch   last spring and shipped    aIexhibition buildings could be convert- quarry.
Mr.  McRne said  that  the city would
ti,e.nine Qrouae. ,,f the water supply    freezing    were l1" B0'   "''    ,1i'1 nof advocate    com-
"Tb" Mountain Oem, near the head drawbacks to the present site as    a "eting with civic labor but. only that
if  Carpcntei   creek,  utrurk  a sbe.ot  of   winter  camj..    He  thought   that      the   the  men   should  be used  nt    the  rock
whether   hi'   received   the   letter.
Conditions in Slocan
Best for Years
"Conditions  in  Hie      SlOCan      never
Were     no     good since the late '90s,"
ar   which   netted   V   . 00,    Thev      an* r,j      int,,  .,   suitable  winter camp.    Tf       Mr'   ^<"r'''u<,'M'lin» thoueht.  that    the
■,e irt,   train.
ny
the city provided the 25 cents a   day ri,v'*   Intentions  rre-nrdlnr  Ihe     em-
, could Becure their ia- Payment of ibe aliens i„„>ortnnt.
■     ii,. tho              •  if the "ity of- Mr-     Ferris' resolution was     then
up in .lark.'., Masin,  fered     t.. employ the aliens it  could Passed
'     '    '•      in   obtain  the camp  but   any offer would
»lgh1                                                        Ruth   bave  to  be  submitted  to On.    Otter j    Jt. Ik reported that  an,on,-  the   pns-
r,v '"'•' *              , nroval. ngers lost on the'Hesperian,    was
Dollar     He   la   '.urkr.l  by   3p,e        y,    McRae thought there were     In- one  American.  ,,   „„,„  named  Wolff of
The Red Cross society met on Wednesday ut the Y.M.C.A and received
a lot of good finished work, all of
which wus marked and packed ready-
to ship when enough of it has been
received. The society thanks the following persona for donations w. J.
Coulthard, manager of the Hank of
Commerce, for the sum of M*. Mrs, \
li. Miller for the sum 'if ■;-', thc Ladies Auxiliary to (be B. I..  Engineers
f,ii   Mt,  pair of convalescent   sh.,es. The
Naomi Rebekah lodge foi  61  pair   ot
convalescent shoes. Thc ladies would
lie glad to receive any donations of
cloth suitable for the making "f
these shoes, as the present supply   is
about   used   up.    These  shoes   must   lie
of good use in tlie hospitals ami convalescent homes when- men not able
to wear a Shoe,  ran  |",t   tbem  e.n and
'■"t  about t"i exercise.   In the    very
near      future   many   of   thi
made My the >. ;\  v. ■.. ;.   i it  into
use,      as      th"   -■.:■!-■
home tu Canada and I M side
of the war, ..niy ,i ad i i and beard
of, will he    present, and the h
ut  war a reality.
The ladles di i Ided I
fm- ti,.-  i: ike boys "f ti •
battalion when thej
seas      soon.      When   ,t   is  known   I
will require them donations will be
gladly received at  Bt null.
The  follow i  work  was   rc-
celved   Miss McMannus,  I pan  s..eks;
Mrs.  McKecknle,  Mrs. W.   \. !■■
jmir    socks; Betty Peterson, Arrowhead,  ll. tM, i pair socks; Mrs.  A. IM
Miller, Mis. H. ii. i'.,ip,:ts. Miller. Mra. a. ii- ..ee.i. '.'•
2 pa,, s.icks each; Mrs, .1.  \. Oibson,
Arrowhead,  11.  i .    Mrs.
ETlOCkbart,    Mrs.    Mel,a'l:-!,1,;,,    J
socks  each;   Mrs.   ('.   \V.   Cald<tl
Mei'Miilriicn. :; paii ; Mra.
Mariy. Mis. Copeland, Mrs. II. Vi.
Wood. Mrs. Bradshaw, Mis. Jos.
I.ees.      Mrs. Ilehlier.  Mrs.   .1.   R.  Kmr-
llsh, Mrs. w. Llghtboume, Mis. I..
I'atrirk. Mrs. Badler, Mrs. l-M Sim-
monds,   Miss   BophlS  Turk.   M - I
McKinnon, Miss i.. Howson, Mrs.
Kincaid.   Mrs,   Oulclifl
Mrs.  ll. ii. Pi
1  pair siirk« each.
Recruitinir -. made in Cana
da, depicting Canadian soldiers and
_■ t.. Canadians bavo
been received in Revelstoke and will
be used to further the enlistment
• nt. Dp t.i the present old
countrj ■"!•:, the    only
•. :. llatlng interest in the call for men t" join tho
colors.
"Heroes    ol st. Julien and Festu-
ebert!" ling on one     of
the  bills which  draws  attention     to
nts in    which
•V"  i' u idl   ■ . 'v    dis-
Below is    de-
.   m khaki
•aline      en-
•ist     a
Union   Jai l»nves     en-
The follow-
ive  the picture
"Hen ■'!.
T" tl -d fa'j
■   l    s|Ul
On    thi yi >i that's
:, ra.'"
"We -    g«m
iking .-logan on
■Shall we
■. '   a que»ry
I •
c.inch the ar-
• ire  of
■
Slaving  Mats  around
as:
[old the i [hs   the
in.nn,
■
■ ■ IM,
■ or."
kane p<sople
tbis difficulties in securing     tho   New Jersey, aged 21  years.
The • 'ii lotlc dai  ■■   ,t  Jaflr
Friday netted |7f    for    that    good
cause.
The Udeian  got bee-i
■ferenco
King of
• .   wife
"f the Belgian minister of
been p '     will
rn to Helium
rested
e  ■"  m May
..-tie-    in
. .,■ ■ th
her     ! it      was statC latl I
tbat      cl-e   I taken   frOl     B
glum and pi i''"'i In Berlin, *AGE TWO
THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY,  SEPTKMDEll 18, 1915
Zhc flfcafl-lfoevalb
PUBLISHED   WEDNESDAY   and
s\'l't|iAY   AT
RKVKL8TOKK,  B.  C
7/A ii!-Herald Publishing
Company, Limiled
E   G.  ROOKS,   Manager and Editor.
OJNION.lt.    I.AIMl
SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER  is,  1915
AN IMPORTANT EXPERIMENT
The  assistance  and   initiative   ol t lie
. fflclals of tbe provincial department
ol agriculture in regard to tho construction and filling of ihe demon
stration Bllos on   the   farm of     Rev.
W.   C,   Calder   and   elsewhere   in       the
i ■ ce are another evidence of the
unobtrusive bul consistent and use
fui weak which the provincial government is performing for the agricultural industry of British Columbia.
lu thai work the government is receiving cordial and intelligent coop-
eral on the part of the ranchers
of the province, in no other province does the government, evince a
keener interest in the agricultural In
. or do more to assist, the far
mere in adopting the mosl scientific
and remunerative methods, and in no
province are the ranchers more alive
to the Importance "f adopting modern systems 'if husbandry or more
i idj t,. avail themselves of uhe opportunities tint the government offers. The lectures hy experts in various branches ol agriculture that the
British Columbia governmenl has
provided,     the apple packing sch.".Is
that  it   has  instituted,  the  assistance
that it has rendered'ln securing thoroughbred Btock, its aid to farmers
institutes and tn agricultural soeiet-
les, th" crop competitions that it has
Initiated, its system e.f agricultural
bulletins, it^ readiness to provide nd-
vii •■ "v a.-: icultura] problems t" In-
lual farmers, the facilities that
provided for securing BtumpinJ;
1   iwder  and   its  many  either   useful activities are all appreciated and taken
,-.,.-.     of     hy the agricultural
i      .,anility.
The Revelstoke district has undoubtedly     a     great future as a dairying
and     steick raising country and  the
•   sil"S  promises  t.e   Me  e.f     pn-
benefit.   lt Bolves th" pi oh
I wintei feed   foi  by thi
titles of can  Me
.el    Wltll
ji minimum expenditure ol labor, and
■   t ha ed through
i prise   of Mr. Calder,   that
I        Imate i> BUital I I aising
[or e | '• «
■   of this method Is certaii
1,-   f.Mi..-.v,-,i.     with ben iflc
which Will  prove a st to     the
try.
JUSTIFIED BY RESULTS
Meas .: es   devised     My II n, ff   T.
White to rais
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'•u   tl.e end of July i
,i- -   .'. iMi ii,"iith- ol  1914 pi ea  to t he
■:..- reduction In total revenue is
i ilollecl one  in  the     foui
' ■',     July ::i la :
ef28,741,e86S, and for the same period
in this year they are $28,400,560. The
returns for July, 191-5, show au increase of $431,268 over  duly,   1914.
In future comparisons will he between nu mt lis during which the war
I a:,   heen   ,n   progress,    llecause    some
Importers    in    August of last    year
heavily Increased their stocks in or-
ilei lo he prepared for an emergency,
il is not expected, however, that the
tigures of August will he tnueh heavier than th.ese for the lirst month of
Ihe  Wat.    lt   is   in   the  collections   for
September and the remaining months
of the lisial year ending March 'il
li. \l   Ihat   the   full   elleel   of   the      war
tax may he expected t" become apparent •
ikoai Tin: sanlh .vis
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WAR TAX SATISFACTORY
Calgary News Telegram: It is gratifying tei learn from Ottawa that, the
new war taxis an' producing revenue
to a satisfactory amount and that
the burden of this taxation is so
equitably distributed 'hat it does
not fall heavily on any one class and
thai it is not causing any hardship.
It was no mean task, that which
Ilon. Mr. White had te) assume as'
minister of finance when this war
broke mit, he has accomplished it
with     such     ability     and  with such.
si ithness   that   the  country   hardly
feels th" taxes he has imposed to
meet the war expenditures, This freedom from burden is the supreme test
of successful taxation and Mr. White
.-mil his confreres in the cabinet are
t" he congratulated on the competent   policy   they   have  given  Canada.
l'i:n\ 1NCIAL CENSUS  OF  PRO
DUCTION
industrial Progress and Commercial
Record: The movi of the provincial
government in commissioning Mr.
Ernest McGalTcy, secretary of the
Bureau of Provincial Information, to
obtain, in co-operation with the
Manufacturers' Association, specific
Information as i. the capacity and
capability of every manufacturing
concern <.:■ the province, is certainly
a st.p in the right direction, and is
the outcome of th" interest which
Sir Richard McBride is taking in tbc
ii >>f Industrial employment,
and in :\.i- securing fo;- British Col
umbia her full share of th.- business
"f supplying munitions .-mei materials
to th.-   .:     !  .-.-.        . ■ ts.   The fur-
I her   o f  the  Cai      ...'11   is.      we
understan M  t.. create a cliisei   ■
erattoi th.- governn ent   and
the  ii • ,   with      a
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The
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at   S p.  m.   Prayer  meeting will      lie
held on  Wednesday at 8'.
AT  THE  THEATRES
(her two hundred Revelstoke children have seen "Humiielstiltskin" already. There are four hundred yet
who have not seen it hut there is
room for them all at the fltex tonight
And it is just as good Ior adults as
for children. Ask anyone who has
seen it. The Rex Review next week
will be printed in red und there's
good reason, as it will he a "red
letter" week for theatre goers. Keystone Special on Monday and Tuesday, "The Pit" on Wednesday and
Thursday, and "Moths" on Friday
and  Saturday.
-X When using \
WILSON'S
FLY PADS
READ' DIRECTIONS
k    CAREFULLY AND
-   FOLLOW THEM/
Nakusp Hospital is
in Need of Funds
Pathe'S creat travel pictures are
at the Empress theatre tonight.
These  are  something   exceptional      as
this expedition goes  deep into     the
jungle of Central Africa to show the
world all the wild animals that
roam in their respective haunts. The
lirst catastrophe of the trip was the
loss of the expedition's goat which
wandered to a river and suddenly
disappeared down the throat of an
alligator. The disaster served to inform t.he explorers that there was
hunting at hand, nnd in a short
time they had bagged a nice collection of monster alligntors. They
came to the village of Kodok inhabited hy the Skilluks a warlike race
of savages. The party arrived on the
Ahyssinian frontier and that night a
loud trumpeting revealed the presence of elephants of which they got
several. These pictures are like tbe
Paul Bainie Africnn hunt pictures
which made such a hit some months
ago and were shown at. the Empress.
Three shows tonight on Monday The
Rlnck Box with Herbert Rawlinson
and Anna Little. On Tuesday Victor
Moore in Snobs, another good Paramount production, and on Thurshay
Hazel Dawn in Xiobe, Famous Players  feature.
NAM SIM IM C, Sept. 17—The
monthly meeting of the Nakusp hon-
pitnl board was held on Monday. Accounts were passed, after payment ol
which all the funds will he exhausted
excepting a few dollars. There arc
two patients In the institution.
A business meeting to wind UJ) tho
affairs of the Dominion day celebration was held Monday. D. T. Bulger
presided, There was a balance of
*17.."> t" the good for the current
year hut a deficit from l'JH of $r>7..r..O.
A smoking concert will be held to
wipe this amount out and L. J. Edwards  was appointed to arrange   it.
Two more recruits left to join the
filth Kootenay battalion at Vernon
on Monday. They were A. A. Monk
and Roy Keller.
"Rough on Rata" dears out Rats,
Mice. etc. Don't Die in the House. 15c
and 26c at Drug and Country Stores.
The Chinese merchants of San Francisco and the Orient have sul>scribed
five million dollars to finance a
steamship line to ply between San
Francisco and Chinn in Competing
with Japanese lines.
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work
Work Shop -Connaught Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.C.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
. (CURED IN CALGARY)
Made from selected hogs--in the most modern plant in the
West Government inspected—approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears.
P. BURNS & COMPANY, Limited
KING EDWARD HOTEL
H.J.  MCSORLEY.  PROP.
REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co., Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
WINES
LIQUORS
CIGARS
Agents for Calgary Beer
TOMORROW'S SERVICES
St. I
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CANADIAN
PACIFIC
SPECIAL   RATES
ON   ACCOUNT
NELSON FRUIT FAIR
September 23-24, 1915
SINGLE FIRST-CLASS FARE FOR ROUND TRIP
TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 21-24
FINAL RETURN LIMIT SEPT. 28, 1915
For full particulars apply to   any   C. P. R.   Agent
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
WINDSOR HOTEL
EUROPEAN  PLAN
GOOD ACCOMMODATION REASONABLE KATES
OAPE IN CONNECTION
fa D I CT M TA ]      Suitably furnished with the
HOTEL
choicest the market affords.
Best   Wines,    Liquors   and
Cigars.    Rates   $1 a   day.
J. Albert Stone, Proprietor Monthly rates.
Union Hotel
A. P. LKVESQUE, Proprietor
FIRST STREET,   REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Delicious Vegetables, &c, fresh from own Ranch
KOOTENAY LODGE, No. 16.
A. F. and A. If.
Regular Meetings are held Id
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each mouth at 8 pm.
Visiting brethren are cordially
welcome.
JOHN  LEE,  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,  Secretary
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31.   John's     Pre i   I   Ian   r-hurch,
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I   II   !i. ii,.   iiiiil   7   10   [,   in.    Tlif
1 Bine,  "God  and  the  Pall
m■ evening,    "B f wm
ship."   Sunday    school   and     Bible
1 la   '      al     10    v P .    ',„ Tuesday
Sporting Goods
Shot   Guns
Regular $15.00      Now $7 25
Ammunition
of all kinds, including the
famous U.M.C. and Dominion
brands
Shooting   Coats
Guaranteed Waterproof. Regular $5.00. Now $3.00
Sturdy Hardware Co.
i
CITY TRANSFER CO.
Bnggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
Revelstoke Lodge
No. 1085
LOYAL ORDEB
OF MOOSE
Meets every second
nnd Fourth Tuesday
in   the .Selkirk Hall,
ren are cordially in-
AX K. FYFE, Die.
HAUG, Sec.
H. W. EDWARDS
Taxidermist.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B.' 0.
GOLD RANGE LODGE, No. *•
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Meets every Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock, in Selkirk HaU.
Visiting brothers cordially Invited.
R. GORDON, 0. 0.
SELKIRK LODGE No. 13
I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Thursday evening in
Selkirk  Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting brethern cordially invited.
DUGALD BELL, N. G.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
It's good policy to think of the future
n'.HHtill better policy to provide against
he misfortunes il   may have in store
for you.   The surest wny of protecting
yourself and family is a
LIFE (N8URAN0E POLICY
with a reliable company. The high
financial standing ami i<.ng business
career nf the Kootenay Agencies
makes it. alsolutely uustworthy.
Vour time mav be neiir at hand.
Don't delay.   Take nut a policy now.
KOOTENAY AGENCIES, Ltd.
A. E. Kincaid. Manager.
iermen
It will pay you to make
a cull at
F. B. WELLS
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town      Kkvklutokk, R.C.
before buying vour outfit
of working clothes for the
bush. I make a specialty
of Logging Shoes, Pants,
Soz, Shirts, Blankets, and
everything required in yonr
business. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1MB
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
VXXXm THRKB
WORLD NEWS TERSELY TOLD
A violent, cyclone ocourred ut the Baron von Dlller lias been appoint-
tieaiiort town of Bari, Italy, on Sep ed governor genera] of the occupied
tember 5. Thirteen are known dead, region of Russian Poland, which is
und the loss amounts to millions*       under Austrian administration.
  I 	
Ex-president Roosevelt hns gone on      A strong earthquake   occurred     in
ii hunting trip into the northern Guatemala and Salvador on Sep tern-
wilds of I the province of Quebec, her 7, the capital of the former be-
where be holies to find big game, ing ruined.   Many other places suffer-
  ed   severely,     but     it is believed the
A Hungarian statistician gives  the  loss of life has been small.
Austro-Hungarian losses on all fronts ' 	
tn August 1, as 2,5CM),0OC, and lhe It-1 Tiic British war office has ruled
allan Messes since May -'Ith as 104,- that only Uritish subjects are eligible
000. for  service  in  the  British  army,    ami
  j that, all foreign enlistments musl   be
Fresh trouble has broken nut, in tho reported    Immediately,   Some excep-
mountalnous country in northern lu- tions may he made,
din,   hut   native  troops   are  Waging  a
successful campaign agalnsi     hostile
incuts
REAUY DELIGHTFUL
r%HE DAINTY
7h MINT: COVERED
; CANDY- CQATED
; chewing;GUM,
Every Chiclet im a
Honied treasure-
house of Htored-up
delight.
Cadets
MADE IN CANADA
Ilihes.
The German government  has    paid
Marquis Kaoru fnouye, one nf   the
able statesmen nf Japan, died nf nephritis in Tokio "ti September 1st.
lie     was mie nf the mosl  influential
Byron White Was
Native of Canada
to thc    Spanish government through  figures    in    the    .Japanese financial
world.    He  was  SO  years  nf  aire.
Aidvices from Warsaw say that a
Bchooi committee elected by the citi-
zens has Introduced the compulsory
schooling nf all children after the
German     pattern.   The    government
its ambassador at Madrid $48,000, indemnity fe.r !!:• licit1', of seven Spaniards wh.. were sh.ei at Liege in August,   1914,
The late Byron N. White, who died
in Spokane last week, was born in
Canada at St. Thomas, Ont., and
not in Michigan as stated in Spokane
papers,
.Mr. White was always an enthusiastic believer in the possibilities   of
The Krupp Company nf Essen    bas
Buqscribed  $10,001 ,1 0 tu the Qerman
war loan.    It appears that the record   ilas      restored to  the  Catholic  clergy   the     development of the mining     re
subscription  tn the loan came   from
the Cologne Savings Bank.   It     was
fm- 45.000,0   '  marks, 	
  The Qerman fortress of Qarua     in
Emperor William lias bestdWed  the Kamerun, Western Africa, has sur-
the property confiscated in 1RG3
the Russian government.
by
sources of the Slocan district and of
Yukon territory and was particularly closely associated with the early
development of the Slocan.
After a successful career  in   mining
in     Michigan,  during  which  he     de-
Pasha,  the  Turkish  Minister  ol  War,   The  garrison  consisted  of 37  oflicers   veloped  properties among which     at
The
the   Order Pour le Merite on     Unver  rendered after shelling by the   Allies.
on the occasion on Bnver's birthday
This is the flrst time this order has
been bestowed on a foreigner, other
than Austrian otlicers.
In accordance with the recent
and 37(1 men. Not a man bad been least one is today a heavy producer,
killed or wounded and the most ser- and acted as consulting engineer for
ions damage was done by a French tbe Milwaukee Northern railway und
shell which struck a dentist's chair, carried on geological investigation
The allies had not a single casualty in northern Michigan in Company
re    to  report. ■ with     Prof.   Van  Hyse  of  Wisconsin
taxation of regulati as concerning
rood  Bupplies,  the  municipal  council
of Berlin has decreed that hereafter
[Hire wlut,■ flour may be used in baking wheat bread and up to thirty
per cent, nf wheat In rye bread.
A  reduction of fifty cents per bar-
 . university,  Mr.  White came  west      tu
Theodore  Sington,  a  British journ- Spokane.
alist of  German  parentage,  was sen- The  Slocan   Star  mine  at   Sandon,
tenced     on     Sept. 1st, to a term of whoso  history,   is  inseparable      from
six     months     in jail for writing for that of Mr. White,  was discovered in
American    newspapers   matter   'calcu- 1S91 hy a  brother, Bruce White,   and
lated to prejudice tbe     relations     of John Sandon'and Charles  Chambers,
the British government with   neutral Byron  and  Bruce  Whi"0 bought.     out
ent into ef-  tountries.'    When arrested on     Aug. Chambers and  Sandon  and  with   the
feet on September 6th in Winnipeg.
This follows a reduction of 70 cents
i barrel that went Into effect on'the
Monday     previous,  and  brings     the
21,  Sington     denied that his articles  late     Angus Smith, president of the
were  intended for publication. Milwaukee  Northern,  which is now a
  part of the Chicago,  Milwaukee   and
Une of tlie French  government offl- Puget  Sound  line,  formed  the Byron
juice of flour down to what it was at L.jali. involved in frauds in connection N.     White company to operate     the
the outbreak of the war. Wjth munition     purchases committed mine.
  suicide in Paris on September 2     ta This company  which still  owns     a
Charles     Pray, the American auto- avoid  arrest.   The  government      bas number of  adjoining properties, own-
nmbile mechanic, who escaped from a  been investigating corruption  in   the ed the Slocan Star until about four
German concentration     cair.p a    few 1)llrchase  of army  supplies,   lt     has years ago when the company at pre-
weeks     ago,    and arrived In Kngland caused     the   arrest of two technical sent      operating     the  property  was
iast week,     has been arrested    under agents detailed to inspect shells     in formed, with Mr. White and his bro-
the     aliens'     registration     act     on the works of M. Leblond, who also Is thers,     Bruce     and Oscar V. White,
the charge of giving a false name. It under     arrest,    charged with paying among the stockholders.     The Byron
Is said tbat bis real name is Curran, monthly subsidies to the agents in re- N.   White  company  produced   $3,5el)0,-
and that the sti ry be told is not be- turn for casual insiiection. MO worth of shipping   ore.
lieved.                                                           ,                                  At     the     time of his death Byron
  Professor Bober, a German who for White was also one of the chief   own-
King George,  accompanied by Lord many years was a successful    school ers of the Noonday mine, the   others
Kitchener      and     staff,  reviewed the teacher on the staff of King's College chiefly interested being his son,  John
Canadians in Shornclifle district     at at Windsor, N. S., has on account of B.     Whyte,     and  his  brother Bruce
Beecbborough  park on  Sept.  2.    Gen- his strong     sympathy  with Germany White.
eral     Steele commanded,  and others in the war, been dismissed by the col- Through   bis  connection  with     the
present were General Turner, General lege authorities.   Public feeling     was Slocan  Star and  his unfailing   faith
Carson,     Major     Jarvis and Colonel so   strong     tbat the college govern- in  the  mining resources of the  Slo-
Klncald,   Ai!     the battalions belong- ment felt that it would be an injury can district Byron White became one
ing t" the sec ind contingent were   re- to the institution to retain his   ser- of the best kne^wn men among   those
presented in  the march past,     being vices, although as a teacher his abil- interested in that section of Kooten-
accompanied by the massed Canadian ity was fully recognized.   He was     a ay.
hands.    Afterwards  the   King  eofflpli- naturalized  Canadian citizen. kn anecdote is told     of a meeting
mented Genera! Ste le i     the tine ap-                                 between Mr. White and the late Sir
pearanco of the officers and men. The James Carruthers of Montreal has William Van Home. About the year
Canadians gave hearty cheers for the given $100,000 to the Military Hospit- 1803 Sir William, then Mr. Van"
King. This review would appear to als Disablement Fund. As a result of Home, came to Kootenay with the
indicate that the second division of this donation a permanent home for object of deciding upon the advisa-
Canadlans have completed their disabled soldiers may be erected ina bility of the construction of a branch
training, and may leave for the firing central 'part of Canada. The princi- line into the district. Van Home la-
line any day. Practically every divi- pal objects of the fund, however, will ter became as atrong a believer in
Bion of the British Expeditionary bc to supplement the pension granted mineral resources of the district as
Fnrce has been reviewed by His Maj- by the government in xases where Mr, White himself, but at that time
esty and the war secretary on the this is insufficient for the support of conditions on the surface did not ap-
eve ol its departure for the front, dependents;      to      educate  and  train pear very favorable.   A few years be-
  those who are unable to follow their fore     valuable discoveries had     been
The French  ministry of murine in a previous vocation  in  other lines     of made, but the development of mining
note outlining tbe operations of     tbe industry     and     to   supplement their I    the  Slocan was in its infancy nnd
naval aeroplane squadron since     the earnings    during    the period of train-
beginning of the war says it hus   op- '"*-'•
erated noi   only  in France      but     in 	
Egypt, where it assisted in the    de- Lieutenant Baron von Forstner who
C. B. HUME & CO., LTD.
Family Shoe
Outfitters
Revelstoke Departmental Stores
m ] 6586—Pony Caracul, in black, a
superior hi^h lofty curl, and the coat is
a very swagger model as the picture will
tell you.    A very moderate price   $23.5(1
The New
Fall and Winter ^
Coats
are here, very stylish, and
very reasonable in
price
6368 -A swell Tailored Tweed Coat, jy
made in dark warm Tweeds     $12 50
Boys' "Lion Brand"
Clothing
Our Fall lines are just to hand—new fabrics and new styles. The
neat and dressy double breasted two piece bloomer suit the "Bulgarian" Norfolk, the plain, single breasted Norfolk, are all here in sizes
up to thirty-five. Fabrics that are new and will wear. Every suit is
TAILORED,   not   MERELY   MADE. Prices from $5.00 to $10.00
Our small boy's Norfolk suit, in sizes 2-1 to 27, is the best we have
ever seen at the money. It is a special and one worth while. Price
$3.00 per suit.
Boys'
Bloomer
Knickers
Made in the best qualities of
worsteds, tweeds and blue serges.
Sizes 21 to 35.   Workmanship     of
the best,  buckle  bottoms on larger  sizes.   Specially   reinforced   on
all senilis.
Prices 51.25 to $2.25
GROCERY  AND   CROCKERY  DEPARTMENT
Friday and Saturday
SPECIALS BS*
Old  Dutch  Cleanser,  per pack .10c
Royal Crown Cleanser, per pack
2 for  15c
Lye, Gem, per tin  10c
Macaroni, large boxes  50c
Vermicelli, large boxes 50c
Mean Coffee, ground fresh, tb   .50c
Choice Ceylon Tea, 'i Ibn for   l.OO
support financially in the reopening
of the smelter at Fairview.
Mr. French, who was a metallurgical chemist, spent must of his life
iu the study of the treatment of complex ores and was associated witb
some of the largest smelters in Great
Britain, notably in Shertield, Glasgow and Swansea. While in Swansea
he made an important discovery in
zinc treatment when he invented a
process for the treatment of the Con-
stantine zinc ores, which are mined
in the Mediterranean and present
smelting problems of a complex nature.
He spent several years in Australia studying the treatment of the complex ores of that country and was
associated with various companies
among which was the Broken Hill
Mining compnny. His son, Thomas
French of Nelson bas been continuing his father's efforts in the province since the latter returned to
Scotland a year ng". and will be In
charge of the plant at Fairview
vhich it is expected will be placed in
operation at an early date. Gordon
French wns twice married nnd leaves
one son by his second marriage.
Re ne bid
Rubber Roofing
is made from pure asphalt.
There is no tar. Made expressly for us and we guarantee it.
White and Tarred
Building Paper
We have a few rolls of Sovereign, Rosin-Sizedand Dure
Sheeting to clean out' at less
than cost.
REDUCTIONS ON ALL OL'R STOCK
Globe Lumber Co, Ltd.
EVERYTHING IN  Bt'ILDING MATERIAL
the mine and mill. This number will
be increased wheu the water supply
is sutlicient to permit the operation
of two shifts at the mill.
Will Produca Molybdenum
on Commercial Scale
the district was undergoing somewhat of a reacti'in from the initial
boom.
While travelling pn a steamer in
Kootenay Mr. Van Home heard tbat
Byron  White  was  aboard.   He     sent
fense of the  Suez canal;  on  the Syr- gained  notoriety  througb  the X.abern
ian coast,     where it aided effectively incident in Alsace, has been killed   in
the blockade operations,  and in   the action.   Forstner     provoked    several  for him and asked him for his opinion
Adriatic, taking active part  in     ac- clashes between his men and the   in-
tions in tbe Gulf of Trieste..     In   the habitants,  and told tbe soldiers     to
north of France the aeroplanes   keep bayonet     anyone seen insulting     the
watch over the shores and sea.   Their German     flag.   He himself sabred     a
particular objective has been destruc* lame     shoemaker.   For this he     was
tion of the enemy's submarines; also tried     and    sentenced to forty-three
the     bombardment     of  the enemy's days'  imprisonment,  although strong-
commissary     base at Bruges,     Zee- ly upheld by Colonel von Renter, his   d.id not build lnt° southern Kootenay
burgge and Ostend, and apprehension commander.     The     incident     caused
or    destruction     of Zeppelins.     Last great excitement throughout Germany
week, notwithstanding heavy artillery Adolphe Pegoud, the famous   French
fire and the glare of rockets, aviators aviator,     was killed last week in     a
dropped during the night  more   than flght with German air men. He     was
three     hundred   90  millimetre bombs twenty-six years old,  and had served
on     German     naval bases along the five     years     in    the French cavalry,
Belgian coast,  besides taking an   rf- fighting   In    the Morocco campaiegn.
fective part  In  the bombardment     of At  tbe  outbreak  of  the  present    war
Monthiilst forest  mi  August  2. All thc be  joined  the aviation corps as a pri-
tiiachines     returned, although several vate, but      sunn gained a sub-heuten-
of   them   were  damaged   severely.   In nnt's commission  because of bis skill
Egypt  and   Byris   111111   al   Venire   by- and      daring.    His   exploits  WOO   him
dm aeroplanes  have  BboWn   great nc- the  Military  Medal  and   the  Military
liviiy.   Engagements occurred recent- Oross.   Pcgoud    brought    down   his
ly      with   Austrian   hydro-aeroplanes, sixth     German aircraft of July llth.
which      were   put   to  flight..    One      of I'egoud   first   attracted  attention
t tii-iti was pursued as fur as Pola     by an aviator In 1918;  when  he flew
1   French  machine. side down In an neroplnne.
as tn the future of the nmntry. Mr.
White told him and remarked that
Angus Smith, president of the Milwaukee Northern, had anticipated a
meeting between the two men and
had told Mr. White to tell Mr. Van
Home     that if the Canadian  Pacific
the Milwaukee line would. The Canadian Pacific soon afterwards made
its plans to build.
Discoverer of French
Process Dies in Scotland
Andrew Gordon French, who died
on Aug. 16 last at his home at 4
Anne street Glasgow, Scotland, in
his seventy-eighth year, was well
known in British Columbia, where he
suent several years working on the
as French process for the treatment of
up-j complex ores, which treatment tbe
provincial   government   bas  decided to
Fifty Men Employed
at Slocan Mine
While in Nelson Oscur V. White,
manager of the Slocan Star mine at
Sandon, received the good news that
the rains of the past few days have
substantially increased the water
supply at the property, a fact which
will facilitate the operation of the
mill and compressor plant-
Mr. White'Was also informed that
the mine itself was looking even better than when be left for Spokane
last week to attend the funeral of
his brother, the late Byron N. White.
At the present time the Star mill
is being operated one shift and the
compressor plant one shift. Tbc pro-
Iierty is shipping about 150- tons of
lead concentrates per month and is
'liling up zinc concentrates at the
rate of about 250 tons a month. Approximately 2,000 tons of zinc concentrates are awaiting shipment. Negotiations arc in progress with a
United States zinc smelter which arc
expected to result favorably shortly.
The completion of smelting arrangements will enable the mine to ship
crude zinc ore as well as concentrates.
Forty men are being employed     at
Molybdenum, the mineral which is
use,! for toughening steel to such an
extent tbat continued heating will
not destroy the tempei and the de-
niaii'l for which by the British admiralty has cau of the
mineral to advai 1 e to ai abnormal
price, will soon be product on a
commercial scale in Brltisl Columbia.
Seventeen miles from Salmo the
Molly mine, formerly owned by Messr
Hoss, Bennett and Benson, the valu-
u'es in which consist almost exclusively ir. the molybdenum contents,
has been bonded by Merton A. Merrill of Vancouver, and Is being put
In shajie to ship a practically pure
product.
Mr. Merrill recently returned from
the property and stntes that i>relim-
inary work has been completed. In
order to put the property "ii a shipping basis a surface tram 1" 0 feet
length is required from the mine to
the millsite, bj .I ... road from the
mill four miles in length to connect
with the railroad. These Improvements are ill provided for and the
only question now under consideration by the management Is ns to the
style of a mill to be installed. G. R.
B. Elliott, the mining engineer in
charge of the work, has recently
made a trip to Denver to Inspect the
workings of the Woods water flotation I'locess, and either this or an
oil flotation process will shortly be
Installed,      In   either  ruses  the      mill
will be more or less of an experimental nature, since the first unit will
be small, but the jiresent operators
figure that with the present price of
the mineral tbey will make a profit
even with a small mill.
While clearing for tbe tram, tlume
and mill bas been proceeding, development in the mine has been carried
ahead and there is now enough -ore
on the dump to keep a mill busy for
several months.
MORTGAGE SALE
1
L'nder and by  virtue of the powere
of sale contained in a certain indenture of mortgage, which will be
produced at tiie time of sale, there
will be sold on
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, l'J16
at twelve o'clock noon, at tbe
OFFICE OF  JOHN D. SIBBALD,
in the city of Revelstoke, British
Columbia
the following lands and premises in
the City of Revelstoke, in the Province of British Columbia, and being
posed of lots numbered three (3),
four (4), five (S) and six (6) in
Block forty-eight i43) according to
the registered plan of Block forty-
eight as shown uj'on a map or plan
of survey of the said city of Revelstoke approved and confirmed at Ottawa the 31st of October 1890 by
Edward Deville, Surveyor General of
Dominion Lands and of record in th»
Department of the Interior.
On the property there is said to be
a  two story frame dwelling.
TERMS and Conditions of Sale will
be made known af  the time of Sale.
For further particulars and conditions of Rale, apply to Messrs.
WILLIAMS, WALSH. McKIM AND
HOtTSSER. Vendors' Solicitors, 433
Richards Street, Vancouver, B. 0.
Dated this 17th day of August, A.
D.,  1915. PAGE FOUB
THE   MAIL-HERALU.    REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER  IK, lalt.
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
j.     Morgan     of Three Valley is In
Revelstoke t ■ »• Ui y
Lieut      w. u   Wallace arrived     In
Revelstoke on Wednesday.
R. (
iSaj tei
.  Lawrence
left    Mei'    llle
and Douglas     Mc-
east   last  night.
Mrs. G. J, Laird of Glacier was at
the King  Ed« ai 'I hotel on Thursday.
Juicy ripe wild strawberries were
picked by W, ll. Horobin on Thursday.
G, Wadj ol Revelstoke, wus in the
city yesterday on business.—Kamloops Standard.
II. Colbeck bad a supply of apples
at the market to.lay which were parted  in si/''.  Havoi  and color,
Mr, and Mi s. J Callln ol Vancouv
er, whe. bave been the guests of Mr,
and Mrs. E Trimble, returned home
on Friday.
Miss Morgan hat received from her
father  Sergt.   .1.   V.   Morgan  un      ex-
cellenf     photograph of the Bergeants
of  i Mi' 54th  battalion.
Mrs. W Boyd, Mrs. D. .1. Macdon-
nell and Phyllis Macdonnell of Halcyon were L-iests ut tbe King Ed-
Ward hotel ,m Thursday.
Sutton's shingle mill opened at Ar-
r iwhead on Thursday.
.1     M     McKaj    and    Vi.   11.     Farris
are on a  shoot mi.:  trip  to Chase.
lhe
.   I!.  Shaw   of  Vernon registered at.
King Edward hotel on Thursday.
(I. S. McCarter is in Golden today.
S. II. Shannon "f Cloverdale was at
the lb,iei Revelstoke on Thursday.
N. Salvage of New York was among
the guests ut the King Kdward hotel
mi Thursday,
Chas,  Lindmark of Revelstoke was
in      the  city  yesterday  on  business.—
Kamloops  Standard.
G, iM Harrows, U.S.A., left for 'Revelstoke on No. I, Saturday night.—
Salmon Ann |Observer,
Mr
pore
lb
and  .Mrs.   R,   Clarke of  Singa-
were  among  the  guests  at    the
tei  Revelstoke on Thursday,
\n      a.I.Ill ional      premium of three
quarters e,f one per  cent, goes   into
effect  today mi all Dominion Express
eon,pany      money  orders for payment
in   the    l'nited    States,
Mr. an.l Mrs. R, 11. Urquhart have
Just returned from a short trip to
the  coast.
0. R, Macdonald and W, .J. Ooul-
thardVBjienl Wednesday south of town
grouse sbool ing.
S. ll. Crowle returned from Cornwall, England on Sept. in and will
remain  here  r■ ■ i   BO  tune.
\ moug     the      miests      at.  lhe   I tote]
Revelstoke on Thursday were Mr. and
Mrs.   I'M  W.  Hlliotl  of Singapore.
Mis. Alexander Ross Grant,  MeKen
.!'■  avenue,   will   receive  on  Thursday,
September 23, from   I to ii o'clock.        .,., , . ,,  ,„.„ ,      ,,,,   .  .
ihe following     appointments     am
Mr.      and  Mrs.   Robertson and  Mrs.   gazetted:  Thomas McNeish, of Slocan
IM      M.      Campbell   of   Calgary   were   Cit?<  '"  > lnlnB  recorder for      the
guests  at   the   Hotel   Revelstoke      on   SI',''''UI City Mining Division from the
Thursday. '"'!l Instant, in the place of Howerd
I'arker;     Jonathon Ross, of the City
Mis.   .1.   11.   Ward   and   Infanl
of   Kevelstoke,   are   spending   a
daj'S   in   the  city   lhe   guests  of
and    Mrs.      T.      .1.   Wilcox,  St..
street.   Kamloops  standard.
son,
few
Mr.
Paul
league games  a  little earlier,   it   mny
be possible tn run ofl two tournaments dining tlie season. The men's
Sunday "afternoon meetings will commence tot the season on October .'1. A
g I program is being arranged   for
this service, All members are request e.i to rally and make these
inert inns a success.
Mis.   MM   .1.   O'Neill  of   Kevelstoke   is
visit :i,l;      her      mother   Mis.   William
HargreaveB    at     328 St. Paul Bt.—!
Kamloops  Inland Sentinel.
The Army Service Corps have received from Kamloops a 30 II. IM
McLaughjin auto truck for use on
the  moti,c   road.
Mr.  anil Mrs.  K. (!.  McRae
of Nanaimo,
Public,
solicitor,
to be a  Notary
Sergt, Milne, of the R.M.R., left
town this morning for Revelstoke, in
charge of a detachment of 18 men dc-
.'...   aim  .'lis.    rk,  ur.   .tailili:   llaVe JUSt
returned from a three weeks trip   to tailed  for service at the new aliens'
eastern  points.    While away  they  vis- ,,„, .•„„„.„,   ...inip   there.    Most,   of   tho
ited Toronto,   Montreal and  Ottawa, contingent   belong  to  the Revelstoke
ling  last  Tuesday. region,    and two mOTe will follow.—
Sergeant    I.. W. Wood of the 54th Kaml°°Ps Mand Sentinel.
wl"T''    lh,'-v bad ' " pending a few ! Battalion,  Vernon, arrived     in     the, The Attorney General bas a.mounc-
3. city on Wednesday night and returned ed that tbe enquiry into the lire
Vi.     I. Briggs and his son Lemuel
returned    yesterday     from Malakwu
gl'olise.
A lainty ami artistic painting    by
Mrs    li.  \M Coursier giving a strikang       Mme, G<  ,r        ,,„,,,  was
impression of the beauties ol the wild   ,, large .,,„, enthusiastic audience   at
flowers ia the  Revelstoke park is ex    ,•,,,, •,.;,
hihited in .1. i;   Barber's window
Miss M. Leonard, who is    OD     lv"
nursin.     stafl oi the Queen  Victoria
I toke,   is   visiting     at
ents, Oapt, nnd
Mrs. w v. Leonard this week.—Salmon   Vim i ibsei "i.
\ partj "f fifty Austrian prisoners
nere     take',   to Sicamous  yesterday
v   a  detachn eni   oi     tho
gOti   b. C.  Horsfe,   They  art to     be
used, it is Btated, ' " road work near
Veernon New?
The ladies of St.     Fram
will     si: ve     »■' i In Bl    Francis hall
Wednesdaj
Red
Cross  ■ ■ ■'■'• y fund     ["hen be the
ni- and can Ij tables
.   provided.
J.   M.   McKay   .'f   Rl
p i:   .  b. C. district  No, I, conducted the Governor General's ti
Fi- Id to Kamloop
 i eland 1
ef I
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and the :i
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of
to Vernon yesterday morning. Mrs. the plant and stock of,the Forest
Wood and family accompanied him.      Mills „f British Columbia Limited at
. Comaplix last April will be reopened
with TM 11. Shoebotham as commissioner. The lire resulted in a total
loss to the extent of $225,000'. G. E.
■T is acting for the insurance
companies interested and I'M IM
Davis, K, C, is representing the assured.
tnprese theatre last night when
she gave a rei urn concert in aid oi
tin' wounded soldiers fund. Her beautiful and .veil cultivated voice was
i,,:i,.(-  • . great  advantage,
The resignation of H. E. Gals, ebtef     m   t,   ^  WeBtbrooki pre8ident    of
,,[ police at  pentlcton was demanded  the  Dnlver8ltJ  uf  linU,u  Columbia,
",:lt   in  the  absence of   Dr.   Young,   minis-
•  th" ground "that he bas glv
en  l-.i-  'landlady  trouble  In colli   '
•   an.l other complaints   from
f the  municipality."
M .  . ; education, who is in AC.
ficiated provincial government j
at the opei 0..- af   i hllliwack of     Cue
twelfth annual convention of theBri-
,   Matthew, a ao.'.  s-     Dr. ,
illton .v Wraggi Superintendent;
.;   Mattl   ■'   e.f Nelson, arrh n, went over fromVancour
ttend the i invention a:
. legat-
I i '
Kootenay Old Timers
Meet Next Thursday
The first meeting of  the      Kooteuay
did Timers association will be    held
in Nelson on Sept. 2'i. Those who
lived   in   Kootenay  L'I   years  ago,   but
imi necessarily continuously to this
lime, me eligible <or membership,
Among names suggested by li. T.
Lowery, editor of the Greenwood
Ledge, as eligible for membership appear:
Revelst.ike:   .!.  G,  Barber  and  K. R.
Wells.
Nakusp: Thomas Abriel.
Mt. Leon: M. Grady,
Troul Lake City: Hob Madden, A.
M. Craig, .lake Stoluit, John Sunfer-
oii.  and   .fames  Livingstone.
Ferguson: M. Howard, W. A. Skinner. Seldon Daney, Lew Thompson
and W. II. Poole.
Sandon: .1. M. Harris, Hob Cunning, William McClergue, V,. A. Cameron, Driice White and  Alex. Smith.
New Denver: J. 0. Tiolander, C. W.
Aylwin, Jim Ward, Frank Wells, Dan
McLeod, Dnnny McPherson, Raima
Augrignon, T. H. Hohen, Dr. Brouse,
Herman Clever, Julius Wolff, John
Dawson, Alex. McKay, William Batt,
George Williamson, John Vallance,
Joe Butler, Nate Tucker, John Wer-
ley, Andrew .Tncobson, Ed, Shannon,
Tom Avison, John Cary nnd Alex.
Ferguson.
Silverton: William Hunter, Tom
Devlin, J. T. Kelly and J. *I. Thompson.
Slocan City: George Long, Danny
McCuaig, A. Madden and Charles Mc
Donald.
Methodist Minister Joins
Battalion as Private
customers     for     dressmaking at 78
Fourth Street, East.
TYPEWRITER for salo. Cheap for
fash. Terms to responsible party.
R. S. Garrett, Mail-Hernld Office.
will
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"Since the outbreak of the war I
bave pondered the question as to
whether a christian minister, expounding tbe gospel of Christ, should
take the rifle and go into tho ii em lies," said Rev. George Tiit'pin before
beginning his sermon at. Trinity Methodist church in Nelson on Sunday.
"After much earnest tiiought," be
continued, "I am convinced that it
is my christian duty to take my'
; lace in the ranks and help to overthrow the country which would foist
its iniquitous systems upon our land.
The call is ever more and more to
Christians," be said, "and f feel that
my duty is, not alone to urge upon
io go, but to go myself and
take an active part in thc struggle
for right and liberty and I feel that,
:./liting, ns we are against a system
which means evil and oppression, the
•   is on our side."
 rge Turpin has been     sup-
ln the Methodist churches    in
"••a district, preu'diing at Har-
' t   \ ailey  and     other
He   has   left   for   the  camp  of
B ttallon  it  Vernon  where
• he  ranks of   the
■■•r   lie'.
NOTICE
EMPRESS   THEATRE
PROGRAM
I
oti" ol thl
■
■ i snd-
throat
of an alligator. Tin   Village of Kn-
Inhabited by Mont
•rfnl and edUCal all
don'l   ' tures.
ll\Y-The Black BOX.
.Ies«e   I.     , . . ■e.p,,1r<i
Moore    in  BnobS, 5 parts,
OUnt   feature.
THTTR8DAY   Famous    rlayers    i.m-
Efaiel Dawn in Niol ■
parti    Paramount   production.
COMI "i th" c -iei lest    of
Quehrc.     s     parts.  Tbe Doer War.
Moft     startHnr    pictures,  I   rn-ln.
W-itch    fnr    tt,0 n(,w j|pt  of    Pnrn-
t features In nert  \om\e.
Bowling Alleys Will
Open Next Monday
thnr ft
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EMPRESS THKATRK
I Sport and TntvH
Animjil Fir-tun-, are
guaranteed to be the
greatest and most sen
sational pictures ever
'hown in Revelstoke.
"u i: \"
. i i-f
mi    llttlt
"RUMPIISIIMSKIN"
■ ei ths next <w<eek's "Red
ibSl "    'ef    til''    '!'
for vou
ever snw.
'    -     I.  1916
ial meeting "f   the
il     be
tal   Re
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Treas,
BIjSIINESS locals
, ■ end in "TM.'     Pit"
iliai   mist-
•m.. itre Weil   .-, Thurs.
i   '
LT C 0 Al    mrns   ail    i
Oeni Ltd.
eryone    to
The      Pit,"
•:• 2i.
• , ■     . with
1 loal.
e   Thi   PU    Pbe Pitl   *
I ■  •   '      Rex theii-
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BANKHBAD BRIQUBTTRS BUR>
V gi
Rei   theatre.      Wed,       A
Thurs.,   lept. 22 » 2.1.
I nit I ALB).—16 In. Millwood; al-.
Kindling In bunches; each II.7B per
load   delivered,    Phones  42 and    SI.
.j. p. Sutherland
\1 \KTNO~Mlss      L.     Uvlng-
wishes to announce that,  she
Ih rendy  to  meet   both  old and new
20      Below
Assessed Value
SALMON ARM OPPORTUNITIES
I'Mir  Patriotic  reason   I   will    sell
either    or   both of thc following
pieces for, 2U per cent, below assessed  value
TWO I.(ITS 60 X 107 each
(one on corner)  suitable for either
residence or business.   Good spec,
even  for ju'esent  times,  also
TWENTY  ACRES,   QOOD FRUIT
LAND
only mile and half from city, on
corner of I w,, roads, could be cut,
into small pieces if necessary.
Hoth of these are genuine war
lime snaps and owner is sacrificing as stated above for patriotic
reason,  apply
OWNER, flux 110,  SALMON ARM
BEWS' DRUG STORE
COLDS    AND    CdirtiHS
EFFECTIVELY    CURED  BY
USING
129 Cough
Remedy. 50c
AND
Rexall Cold
Tablets. 25c
We have so  much confidence
lhe  above  coinbinatIon  that  wu
are prepared  fo     refund  money
fo any unsatisfied customer.
BKWS' BEWS'
The Rexall Store
Our Fall Millinery
The very newest styles in Ladies'
Hats. We are showing a large
assortment of the very latest
creations
New Fall Dress GooA
We have a large range of Dress
Goods. Velvet Corduroys, Fancy
Tweeds, Grey Serges, and Ladies'
Coatings, C&c.
Corset
The Front Lace La Diva Corset
is something new. Don't forget to
ask for this Corset.     Price.   $4.00
Fred Young  & Co.
LAMBS WOOL  INNER SOLES
FOR CROCHET SLIPPERS
Men's 60c Ladies'  10c Children's 35c
CORK INNER SOLES 10c pair
Men's and Women's Ankle Supports. 40 CM 50c pr.
Brilliant Buckles, $1.2;") pair Bows, 20c pair
LACES  12 pairs 25c
MCRAE SHOF. STORE Howson Block PHONF: 217
For Rubbers, Ovcrnhoos nnd Leering!)
Goods for Week Beginning 20th
:: lbs. CEYLON TEA  05c
IMPORTED CHICORY, per packet 15c
I His SMALL WHITE BEANS 25c
EXTRACT, Lemon or Vanilla, 16-oz. bottle, per bottle, 70c
\il prices uii- coining down.   Let  us
look after your grocery wants.
JOHN McINTYRE (^ SON
WAR DECLARED!
BREAD
Wnr In dcclnred    on our etock  of
Tea nuil  Coffee,     tee our  window
for ppoclals.
Why  are we selling more   bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
Whlln this lot latte, and afl anot-
h»r advance la     pr^lrte* In the
ntir ftitur.* we wonld advlan put-
tine by a ten pounde.
Just compare n loaf ot ours with
any  other and  we are abaolutely,
sure you will    uae the beet, then
you will know wfcy.
«BST BV TEHT
Phone 41           HOBSON'S            Box 734

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