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Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navlga-
tlon centre between Calgary
and the Pacific ocean.
The Mail-Herald
Published    twice weekly—Read    >,
by    everyone--The    recognized     I
advertising   medium   for   the
city and district.
Vol. 22-No 21
$2.50 Per Year
—   \
Selkirk Lodge Celebi
Twenty-fifth  Annivei
—Instituted at Donak
■Thursday night wus a red lotter
night in Old Selkirk hall when the
brethren of Selkirk Lod>^e and visiting brethren assembled to celebrate
the 25th anniversary of Selkirk Lodge
No. 12, I.O.O.F. Much credit is due
to thc committee who had the affair
in hand. The ball was beautifully decorated for tbe occasion in tbe colors
of the order. Special notices in tho
form of neat souvenir cards ,had been
sent out to all the members of the
lodge and to the viBiting brethren iu
Revelstoke, to either appear personally and answer to the roll call or
send an excuse for not being present,
and enthusiastic was the response.
Eighty-one members answered to
their names and about ?.<) letters of
regret were received from members
who were away from town and found
it impossible to be present. Thcre
were ulso present in the lodge room
nine visiting brethren from lodges
ncuttered all over the Dominion.
Immediately on opening lodge the
present officers vacated their respective chairs and asked tbe oldest Past
Grands present to take charge of the
meeting. Robert Gordon, the oldest
Past Grand of Selkirk Lodge, took
thc principal chair and presided over
the meeting, being assisted in the
offices by James McGinnis, John Palmer, Peter Hooley twho came from
Vancouver especially for the meeting)
A.E. Kincaid, H.N. Counter, J. A.
Stone, James Jamieson, Chas Pnl-
mer, Roy MacDonald, J. Hack, R.S.
Squarebriggs and K.G. Mcllae.
After the roll call and the business
meeting were over, tea and coffee,
sandwiches, cake and ice crram were
served by H. Manning, assisted by
the committee in charge.
After having partaken of all the
good things provided, the remainder
of the ivening was spent In Bongs,
speeches, stories and recitations given by the "Old Time" members whicb
were much enjoyed. The rendering of
a recitation by Robert Tapping written aud composed by himself dealing
with the doings of the "Old Timers"
ol Kevelstoke since lv8*>, and bis solo
entitled "The Day I Played Baseball"
were features of the evening. Others
who helped to entertain the younger
brethren were Messrs. Gordon, McGinnis, J. Palmor, Kincaid, K.G.
McRae. Mathie and Foote and many
were the fairy tales, stories and good
things told about the old town ot
The closing feature, was an able
and impressive address delivered by
Robert Howson. After singeing "Old
Lang Sync" the brothers dispersed
after one of the best meetings ever
held  by Selkirk Lodge.
Instituted at Donald in March 1890
nnd transferred to Revelstoke about
1900. Selkirk Lodge hns been progressing rapidly ever since, and has
paid out for the relief of tbe distressed and the burial of the dead
over $17,000 in tbe 23 yenrs of its
r •rtstence.
Standard Height Four Inches
Higher Than Military Requirements
Orders to start recruiting for the
Canadian Overseas Railway Construction corps, the contingent of trained
railway construction and operating
mein to be organized by tho Canadian
Pacific railway for service on tho
continent with the British army, wero
received at the coast yesterday from
George Bury, vice-president. A forco
of about 500' men will be raised ou
the Canadian Pacific railway syB-
tem, and recruiting is expected to
start iu Revelstoke immediately.
] H. Rindal, division engineer of the
Cunadiun Pacilic railway, has been
delngated to superintend the enlistment ot the men on the division, and
wil) at once start to receive applications at the coast. All volunteers
will be selected for their efficiency in
the different brancu>CB ol railway
work. Men with military training
will be shown preference. The standard height is set at 5 feet 8, four in-
chen higher than the minimum for
the ordinary military service. Tho
applicants will be required to paBs
the regular military medical examinations and will be subject to call for
ordinary soldiers' duties. British subjects only will be taken on the
All the men for thc railway construction corps will be spedialists in
their particular lines. There will bo
bridge builders, track workers, locomotive drivers, trainmen, mechanics
and skilled workmen acquainted witb
every branch of railweiy construction,
repair work and operation. Volunteers will be signed on for one year
or for the period of the war. Tn addition to the ordinary military pay,
they will receive special working pay
and be granted the usual field and
separation) allowances. The Inst named
is for married men only. Foreman
will be granted non-commissioned
rank as sergeants or corporals ln accordance with the importance of their
duties and responsibilities.
i Although no offlcHal announcement
is made ns to the special purpose of
the corps, it is assumed that the rail-
waymen will accompany the British
and their allies when the expected big
trek towards Berlin is started in the
spring. The enrps will be mobilized
at St. John, N.B.
Executive Committee Appointed
— Vote  for   President
Results in lie
His Worship, Mayor Foote was
elected   honorary    president at     the
1 annual  meeting     of    the  Revelstoke
ILawn Tennis club held in the city
hall  on  Wednesday.      The    honorary
[vice-presidents elected were, Hon.
Thos Taylor, M.P.P., A. B. Kincaid,
,W.  M.  Lawrence,    Ur.  W. H.  Suther-
j land uud W. A. Anstie. There were
two Inom'inutions for president; C. R.
Macdonald and T.E.L.  Taylor,     The
I vote resulted in a tie and T.E.L.
Taylor the former president was   re-
i turned, the chairman casting bis
vote in his favo'. CR. Macdonald
was elected  first vice-president     and
, W.  H.  Wallace second  vice-preBident.
IR. B. Reynolds was appointed secretary for the coming year and H. J.
Parker  treasurer.  The  executive com-
! mittee elected for tbe coming year is
Mrs. J.D. Sibbald, Mrs. C. Holten,
Miss Hardie, Messrs. L. W. Wood,
Lloyd,  White and Harding.
! Thc executive committee will meet
in a few days when the business of
the club for the season  will be     dis-
i cussed.
I Those present at the meetim.' were:
Mrs. C. Holten, Mrs. J. D. Sibbald,
Mrs. L.W. Wood, Misses Hardie, Sibbald, Eaton, Creelman, Currie,
George, Messrs. L. W. Wood, J, D.
Sibbald, jr., H.J. Parker, R.B. Reynolds and Lloyd.
Financial Statement
nf Belief Society
The following is the financial statement of tbe Revelstoke/ Relief society:
Loc.  Eng., 5 monthly payts.
of *25 each, $126.Oil
P.  Burns & Co., 3  monthly
payts.  of $12,511 each. 37.50
Xmas donations    from    Mr.
Sheahnn, 30.00
Sundry othT donations, 19,66
Proceeds of  auction and tea,
December  10th. 50.10
Xmas hampers,
Paid ont for sewing
Paid for local relief,
Plxpenses of auction.
Credit Bai. at Bank,
Halnnce  in hnnk,
Tbere are 3!i pupils attending school
in Midway. Borne of the children live
in distance of three miles from school.
First Red Cross lea
is Complete Success
Mrs. McCleneghan wus tbe hostess
nt tbe initial tea given by the local
branch of the Canadian Red Cross
society. At her home on McKenzio
avenue, on Saturduy afternoon last.
Thc afternoon was an ideal one and
society turned out en masBe to show
its interest in the worthy cause and
appreciation of Mrs. McCleneghan'a
kindness in inaugurating this sys
tern of raising money for this cause.
The spacious rooms of the McCleneghan home never looked more attractive tfian on tbis occasion. With an
abundance of spring blooms in every
avalla'hle corner and an ever moving
and changing crowd of ladies in freBb
spring toilettes.
Mrs. McCleneghan was assisted in
receiving her guests by Mrs. S.G.
Robbins, Mrs. W. J. Coulthard and
Mrs. H. H. McVity. In thc dining
room where tea was poured by Mrs.
T. Kilpatrick and Mrs. G.S. McCarter, the wants of tbe visitors were
ably and charmingly attended to by
the Misses Hyatt and Urquhart.
To augument the proceeds a culinary table had been .provided nnd at
the beginning of the afternoon this
literally groaned with the weight ot
the good things donated, but beforo
half the afternoon bad passed it
yawned with its emptiness. Every
article hnving found a purchaser. The
culinary department was in charge of
Mrs. AtUns. Mrs Wallace. Mrs.
Downs and Mrs. Ernest H.S. MceLoan.
Not less sweet nor dainty than thp
wares they sold were the young girls,
Misses Muriel McCleneghan and
Kstclle Bhuttlewood, who presided
i,ver a table of home made enndy de
llcious enough to tempt the most
abstemious or make the Lmten
• I'vietee regret  the newly made TOW,
The proceeds from the afternoon
amounted to $34.
King's Printer Unable to Compile New  Lists in
Victoriu B. C, March 11.—The intricate task of preparing new voters'
listn to comply w*ith the new Redistribution meusure—which increases
the membership from 42 to 47, be
Bides subdividing a number of con-
etituencies—yesterday imposed upon
the provincial government the obliga
tion to poBtpone the date of the general election beyond the time which
had been tentatively set, April 10. In
due course the new date will be made
public. Fortunately, the order-in-
council dissolving tbe legislature had
not yet been signed by His Honor
jthe Lieutenant-Governor, when this
matter was directed to the attention
of the authorities by thc King's Prin-
| ter and other section officials, so
.that the status quo prior to the prorogation of the House on Saturday
last, is preserved.
I Sir Richard McBride, in making
this announcement last night, mado
it clear thnt tbe alteration in tho
plan of action for an appeal to the
! people was due solely and entirely to
: the necessity of meeting a new situation which had developed as a result
of the enactment of the Redistribution Bill. The government's inability
ito promptly get proclamations nnd
.accurate voters' lists in the hands of
! authorized agents in thc outlying
j constituencies, as well as the large
;amount of additional work imposed
lupon the printing stafl, mnde it imperative that the date for polling bo
An unique feature in thc form of a
summer local ski tournament will bc
held in May at the top of Mount Revelstoke. This wus decided at the
first annual general meeting of the
Revelstoke Ski club bold in the Scan-
danavian hall on Thursday evening.
The linancial statement showed a
deficit of $14.06. W. A. Smythe oliered to put on special pictures in the
near future and to give thc Ski club
a percentage of the receipts. Tbe
new jump located by S. Iverson is
being put in shape and from thje jump
to the level thc distance is 260 feet
giving sufficient space to break any
The officers  elected  for  the coming
year are: S. Halverson, president (reelected)     J.  A.   Stone  vice-president;
iB. R. Atkins, recording secretary; 0,
I Campe, linancial secretary; John Anderson, treasurer; Nels J. Nelson,
captain and Oscar Anderson second
captain.  The above    officers together
! witb tive other members to be elected
by thc president will form the board
of directors.
The following were elected honorary
members: T. Iverson, Grant Hall, P,
B. Wells and OlaUB Jeldncss. Tbe
club has an active membership of
101 members, 6U of whom were at
the meeting. After the mating re-
frenhments were served    and  dancing
j wbb indulged in until the early hours
of the morning.
Yale Kootenay  League Tour-
jfc nament Held in  Revelstoke  in August
The annual shoot of the Vale Kootenay Trap Shooting league will     be
held in Revelstoke next August. This
leagtiie consists of teams from Vernon
Armstrong, Kamloops and Revelstoke
A, Mcltue was elected president, W.
'A.  Anstie vice-president,     and A.  J.
.McDonell secretary, ut a meeting   of
thc     Revelstoke  Gun club  held     on
I Wednesday    nigbt.     The    committee
elected consists of W.A.  Foote,     the
retiring president, W. A. .Sturdy,    J.
Guy     Barber,      J.  I)cvine     nnd    E.
, Trimble. The secretary-treasurer's report showed a deficit of 113.78 for the
The local weekly shoots will begin
in the near future as the grounds
and; traps are in good condition. It
was decided that a cup should \ be
given for tir-t year men if a sufficient
number join to male  it worth while.
Premier of British Columbia who will again appeal to the province for support
at a general election.
Much Work Done for   Scotchmen Defeated
Red Cross Society!     by French Recruits
The Red  Cross    society acknowledges tbe following donations:
Mrs. Moran,   1  pair socks.
MrB. Tcrvellyn, 1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Best,   1 pair Bocks.
Mrs. Vanghan, 1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Downs,   "  bed gowns,  3  pairs
ti bed gowns,
2 pair
1   pair
| To date Kaslo Red Cross workers
have forwtirdcd $200 in cash,   .I pairs
'box, 64 shirts, 16 pairs mitts and 11
Balaclava cups.
Kaslo Presbyterians are 514r> in arrears in the congregational contributions and another ■'•'2'i must be raised
to pay some overdue insurance.
! An impressive ceremony in connection with the special convocation
,was held at Toronto University,
'when 44 senior soldier-students were
I given their degrees without examinations.
The London 'Nation' says that one
of the prisoners from the wrecked
German warship 'Bleucher' told his
Captors a curious story. It was tbat
all the heads of vhe German navy approved the policy of raids i.n unfortified Uritish towns, and that
Prince Henry of Prussia, as a con
sr*(imnce of his opposition, had low'
•red   bis flag.
Mrs. Hogun
Mrs.  Wells,    2  bed gowns,
Mrs. Morris, 2  pairs socks.
Mrs. Irvanncy, 1 pair bocI>8.
Mrs   S. Halverson, 1 pair socks.
Mrs. A. McRae, 1 pair socks.
Mrs.  lilacklock,  1  pair socks.
Mrs. T.  Hoss, S  bed gowns,    2 pair
Mrs. Atkins,  1  pair socks.
Mrs. ED, Tremble,   I   pair socks.
Mrs. Oolpitts,  1 pair socks.
Miss Mnckinnon,  1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Hoyle,   12 suits pajamas.
Mrs.  Anstie,  2 Hhirl.s.
Mrs. Dickie, 2 shirts.
Mrs. 1'iatt, :',o lbs. yarn (donated)
Mrs.  Cressman,  making  of buttonholes.
Yarn for socks may bc had from
[Mrs.Corning, fourth street and for
knee caps from Mrs. Cormier, third
street, salt.. Sewing may ho obtained
from Mrs.! McVity, fourth street and
McKenzie nvenue.
The Blalrmore ladies enn play hockey and arc now thinking of meeting
the Coleman male aggregation.
Trail debaters convinced the. public
that Capital punishment should not
bc abolished.
The stork was unusually busy nl
Phndnix on February 21. Three baby
girls arrived in one day.
There were two   good     games     of
volley ball in the gymnasium on Wed
nesday evening. The French  Recruits
and  the    Scotch  Reserves   took   the
floor at 7.30, and all the way through
thc  Frenchmen showed superior   skill
in the game.  Result of first  game 21
to   10.     In the     second      game,  the
Scotchmen seemed rather discouraged,
ub they fa'iled to come back to   their
regular standard of play,  and     went
down  to defeat    again  21  to 1 .     It
might    be remarked, however,     that
the  Frenchmen    were  playing  a  full
six  man  team against   only   five   men
on  the Scotchmen* Hide.
I    The next  game     scheduled for 8.15
I between the Business Men und     New
' Comers,  proved a  walk over    lor the
I latter.   In  the lirst  game the     score
kept even the entire wuy through, uu-
;til  18 points had been scored for both
sides.   Then  Field   for the   New  Com-
I ers put two fine volleys over the net
that brought them the winning score,
; Result 21 to 19. In the second   game
| the Business Men  made a very    poor
'showing,  nnd lost point after    point
; through poor returns. They  were also
'greatly  handicapped in  .  having     on
their team,    two new  men, Lawrence
| and  Gordon.      The  line-up  of teams
was hb follows
French Recruits.—W Le Oallals,
(Capt.) J. Purvis, Dr. Heard, A
Woodland, L. Dupont, F. Copelanl.
Scotch Reserves.—J.8. Ross.iCnpt.)
J. Little, *W. Veith, D. Twiss, E.
Business Men.—K. 0. MeRae,(Capt ,.
J. Lawrence,,   H. Gordon. A. Woodland,  J. Q, McKinnon.
New Comers.—J. L. Hay. (Oapt.*)
W. Bews, A. E. Rose, W. Segur, C.
Musical Pupils Give
Admirable Entertainment
The pupils of Miss Ivy Boyd,     assisted by Miss Marjorie    Boyd, gave
a delightful  musical     recital at the
High school last evening. The young
performers acquitted themselves with
' distinction und retlected  great credit
i upon their    instructor and  the wonderful control display<sd i.y even the
youngest  performer was very  notice-
able.   Miss  Marjorie     Boyds     volin
solos were especially delightful    und
Won     enthusiastic     applause,    .diss
i Boyd  has a thorough mastery of her
! instrument  and  plays     with    (eeliug
and admirable technique.
Refreshments were strved at the
close of a delightful evening. Tha
program was as fellows:
Spring Flowers. Miss Ru" y Rutherford; March and chorus, Misses Edith
and Lily Abrahamson; (a) Sonatina
Iin C tb) J'y Ponse Air de Ballet,
Miss Florence McCarty; Trumpeter's
Serenade Master Harry Hack; The
Pixie Drill, Mss Esther Abtahamson;
Notturno, Miss Ruth Brown; (a) Farewell, But Whenever, (Irish air), (b)
Aria, Miss Marjorie Boyd; Merry
Kate, Miss Irene Trimble, Notturnino
Miss Amy Smythe; La Zingana
(Hungarian Dance) Mis Hila Tomlinson; (Adagio So8tenuto. Allegretto
Trio) Miss Sheila Dickey; Recreation
Miss f^thcl Abrahamson; La Fete aux
Champs, Miss Doris Seigfried; Bal-
ancelle, Miss Florence Bourne; Adagio, Ma Non Proppo, Miss Marjorie
Boyd;."Little Sweetheart. Miss Marion
Lawrence; Adieu to the Piano, Master Leo Hobson; Pavnne, Miss Gerty
Field; Minuet, Miss Lily Abraham-
son; Cupid's G inlen. Miss Kathleen
Sutherland; Tulip. Miss Alma Lee;
(a) Menuett, (b) Moto Perpetuo, Miss
Marjorie Boyd; Notturno, Miss Dorothy Mackenrot; Dance Etpagnole,
Master Stanley Manning; Brewing
Prayer, Miss Maude Hopgood, Madri-
len:-., M.sq P>nnn Hume; Music
Among the Pines, Miss Helia Laugh*
ton; Poet nnd Peasant Overture, Misses Kdith and  I.ilv Abrahamson.
Revelstoke Preferred
to Kamloops
The Revelstoke High School club
held a dubate yesterdav afternoon on
tie. subject "Resolved, that Revel
stoke is a more enjoyable place to
li\e in than Kamloops." The affirmative was upbcAd bj Florence Law-
I'M' . M u rei Mat: and William
Smith; while the negutivc wus taken
by i ...ry Brock, Knld Brndshow    and
i ISCar  Lundell.
Kttel hearing arguments from both
sides a vote was taken witb tbe result that the affirmative Jjon. JXllnty
tefr ihtnentS provided 1 y Mrs. G.
Ralph Lawrence were served. A musical selection was given by MIbs Lor
etto Dnponl ..nil a n citation by Kiss
Isabel  Imi" ..  eit.v     vote    of
thinks to  Mi^    ia.'ie   I     Wai passed.
Mr.   Noble   thp Kaslo    bnrher,     is
slowing a  tubbed  lemon  tree that  is
hearing a crop one lemon of unusual
■ sl*e. VM'.K  TWO.
Ube fll>ail*1foevatt>
REVEL8TOKE,   lt. c
while we imported four and a half
millions worth wo exported 'nearly
J2(l,(|iKle,(iflO worth showing we aro not
dependent on imports for our Btipply
of lumber. AH a matter of fact, 1
fancy, for every thousand feet ol
lumber we import, we consume twice
us much as we import, and if we do,
then, as a result of the imposition
of this 7'J per cent duty, while we
will pay the treasury $221,01)0, we
,   will pay the gentlemen who constitute
anterior IMibUsgng Company the *\r.\iaa c80lumbia lumbel. comblne
B.  fi.  ROOKK,  Manager and Editor
Btoke Is there reason for appreciation
of the government's policy of development. •
I Mr, Anstie seems to have strayed
I into the wrong icamp, If he emmot.
| support the    Conservatives     because
  _   their   tarifl is not sufficiently     high,
.. ..    „„..„,.  how can he reconcile his views   with
Mr. W. A. Anstie is the prospective party? And how, can the followers of
Liberal candidate in Kootenay for sir Wilfrid Laurier tall into line be-
the  next   Dominion      election.   • Mis   i,ilu|  m,.   Anstie?
candidature has already been endors- j 	
ed In  Nelson bv the executive   of  the
"Nelsou Liberal assoeiat'ion and in
Revelstoke by Mr. A. McRae, hut on
what grounds Mr. Anstie claims to
be a Liberal it would be, Interesting
to  discover.
The fundamental difference between
the  Liberal  and  Conservative parties
Mr. Parker Williams, loader of the
opposition, has not yet issued n
manifesto, but Mr. H.C. Brewster,
lender of the Liberals iu BritiBh Columbia, has uttered his battle cry. It
it pleases the party which he is supposed to lead, his followers must   be
is in regard to tho tariff.    The Con
,„,       easily satistied.  That  its  perusal  wl'd
servatives  believe in protection.   The
Liberals regard protection ns an
abomination. SpeaWlng in Winnipeg
bit Wilfrid Laurier declared that the
Liberal policy was "Krce Trade as
they have it In England." Other Liberal leaders hnve defined thc policy
as "Tarifl for 'Revenue only."
Where does Mr. Anstie stand on
this question? He is an extreme protectionist. He denounces the Conservative party, not because its policy
is protection, but because the protection afforded by the Conservative
tariff is not still higher, and nt the
tame time he otters himself as the
candidate ol the Liberal party, the
party whose platform embraces "free
trade us they have it in England"
and   anathematizes  protection.
Already Mr. Anst'ie has fallen foul
of tbe Liberal leaders for tbeir adherence to the traditional policy of
their party, and has made plain the
great, gulf fixed between his own policy and that of the party whose BUp-
port he is soliciting. During the present session the Borden government
bus increased the protection enjoyed
by the lumber industry and on that
account h-s be?n roundly denounced
by Hon. Prank Oliver, ex-ministei ol
the interior and Sir Wilfrid Laurier's
representative in the west, Mr. Oliver
frankly proclaimed the attitude of
the Liberal party toward the lumber
industry of British Columbia. He
declared that the increased protec
tion was "unjustified md unwarranted" and for the benefit of an Indus
try that "bus bo claim upon the con
Bideration of this country from anv
point     of     view."       Mr.    Mist:     I
ments    i m     bis     le ider's stati
i,nJ deciaree th it  "Vi I       Hoi
Oliver made the statement  thai
lumber  industrj   ol  British  Col
ha6 no claim upon the ci
of this government    or ol t h
of this ■     ntry, 1 .
blooded and ;ard
■   nes of t     chief industry
proi i N"  Consi
■    . : ■      eclntly s t
- ■ .  •.  ■
But  that ii
which  Mi     \■ -■
of t ty
offering I lidal
\■   • res I ■ fair to
induce any unprejudiced observer to
prefer what he offers to the record
and future policy of thc McBride
government  is highly improbable.
As a mutter of fact, Mr. Brew-
Bter'S manifesto otters nothing and
is hardly more than a tirade of abuse
from the opening statement thnt the
government is making a "Vain effort to'steal anew lease of power"
to its concluding scold about "general moral debility" and the well
worn phrase about "smashing the machine."
In the course of his abuse of the
McBride government Mr. Hrew«ter
takes time to discuss the Agricultural Act. He admits that the act so
far as it provides aid for agricultural development is economically sound,
and claims that the measure was
stolen from the Liberals. When it is
remembered that the commission upon whose report thc measure is bas
ed was appoint 'd B year and a hali
...o and that the drafting of thc he-it
possible act bus occupied the att n
tion of thc    government     tor manj
months  the claim that  it is more       ,
Liberal than a Conservative measui
looks Bomewhat thin.
Those Liberals     who wen   inclined
to manufacture a grievance ''rom the
fact that only a little more   than   a
month  was expected to elapse bi
., general election will d
•  ement t iat 'h<" > I c
•   ie    tbe
:    -.
the  Redistribution     act.
sibly  :
'    ti
•    ■   '
The provincial election campaign
situation iu Vancouver district seems
by tbe Liberal press and the statements of the leaders of the Opposition to be much thc same as before
the election three years ago, says the
Vancouver News Advertiser, We read
tho same accounts of dissensions in
the government ranks, of disputes
over candidatures In all the Lower
Mainland ridings; „of independent Conservatives, formerly of vast influence
in the party, threatening to oppose
government candidates; of trouble in
the cabinet; of impending resignations, and of general, revolt among
thc disregarded and disgusted rank
and file, A« against thib we also read
that the Liberals are full of enthusiasm, so that they almost spill over;
Bo united that wild horses, if they
were available, could not pull them
apart, ready to murch with shoulders
in contact straight to triumph. So
it was before the last election, as we
learn on the same authority. On the
whole, therefore, we may fairly expect the same kind of Liberal victory as thnt of March 2'<, 1912, with
fully as many Liberal members in the
next legislature us were returned for
thc lute House.
Revelstoke muy congratulate itself
that in Hon. Thomas Taylor and Dr.
Sutherland it has two worthy candidates und honorable opponents, who
may be expected to conduct a campaign based on public policy and free
from abuse und petty personalities.
small boy. Watching a light with the
llnni''' jis his greatest pleasure, and
to allowed to assist to him is
Kiysiiim. His is a pardonable hobby.
Edmonton Journal: The Journal
bas beeu inundated with letters discussing the verdict in tbe recent To
roneo murder case whore a younu servant girl was acquitted after shooting her employer, of whom Bhe waB
afraid. Some sympathize With her
very strongly and uphold thc verdict, while .others look , upon it as a
miscarriage of justice. The editor
cannot see that nny good would be
c'ono by using his columns dor such a
controversy. There Ir something to
bc suid oil both sideB. The fact tbat
the girl wus proven to huve lived a
decent life told greatly in her favor.
Hut we cannot agres for a moment
with some of our correspondents who
claim that justice was not open to
her for any wrong done her nnd that,
she was warranted In taking the law
into her own hands. We have not
come to that pass > in this country
yet, und any successful appeal to the
so-called "unwritten code" iB full of
the  gravest  danger.
along that river front. If not an esplanade, at first make it a Common
road or even a trail, and put a band
stand up where the tool shed lis now.
Make ornamental walks onn the Bide
of the mountain with resting places
ut intervals. But all work together.
There's ,he secret of success.
Revelstoke,  B.C. March 18,
Tonight at the 'Empress theatre
"Heart of the Night" in two parts
with Mary Puller will be. shown. On
Monday night "ln the Empire of Illusion" will be presented and on
Tuesday "Such a Little Queen" featuring Mary Pickford will be thc feature.
to create . .
rati vi
shewn any willing
lumbermen.*'  Mr, Oliver   on the con
trary says   ■■] notice that
do   very   well  our of   It,   I    se
our    old friend     th«- oml ine
as   Is
and the
fare forgotten   intil their service -.re
igain  required
figure?   |uite   successfully     in     th such political schemes."
tasfff."  Mi, Ansl that the '*,n
tax "cannot be    <• nsidi red   et an.
adequate   mi asure     of    i't"'
Mr. Oliver believes it  moi    I
quate.  He est imate    that .t   ■- 111   un
This  from  the  local   Liberal  organ.
Does II to   ■ itet I tl
r tiise an elei tion  Is ,n i nntem
develo so and no   pub-
ii >  he undertaken? Thou    who
Justifiably put an additional (442,0< sre h .■ ■ for an early hi,ting nnd
into the pockets of the lumbermen, '<"' ' tortiinltles for emploj
who "have no claim e.i.on the eon "HI hardly thank the local Liberals
sideratlon ol this government or of tot their suggestion,
te. people r.f this country Irom any. The Inslnlation that public wort
joint of view." This is what, he ceases aftei an election is merely
Baya: childish, Last yeai there was m el c
"The trade and    eommerco returns   tion, not  the year before,   bul     I
Biiow that in the    ye it  ended Marc,   government  was not  Inactive    Public
•i,  nil, we imported     free of duty ] worka haM  ,„.,„   „,,„,,,,,,    c,„1HiH
$4,428,341   worth  of     lumber,     upon
which,   with  the    duty now  Imposed,
fhe consumer would pay, or tbe tie
Bury,   would   receive |221,0CO,      But  ■ll1'1 nowhere   more   than   In
t.ently   anil   steadily  Sinn'      the   BIMc
Bride government    came   Into office
Evidently Mr. H. C. Brewster's
manifesto hus not made much of a
hit with the local Liberal organ, lt
suys that Mr. Brewster has Issued
the "following manifesto to the electors of thc province" nnd proceeds
to publish un expurgated edition,
containing only a few sentences'from
the beginning nml a few irom
the end of tbe Lilieral leader's cull
to buttle, lt omits all reference to
the aiTiciiltural act which Mr. Brewster pronounces "economically
The local  Liberal organ    tries     to
make a point from     tbe     statement
that about *JU remounts were rejected
during Sir Adam Beck's inspection of
horses purchased in Canada for military  servie,..   Probably    more     than
f:0 recruits were     rejected     by      the
e ird   ifter passing the doi
tor at the place of enlistment.     Is g
ary surg ion   expMted   to    be
infallible when doctors are not 'T
is no scandal when recruits are    re
jected  at   tn    final   medic,.1  ex
lid there  be  when  horses ar-
i-   \  BAi K
•    ■
The   he,
• ei   all   tl
ind    - I
■■■  > tii ri ei,   the
■    ■
ind flr.> i .... md
to..k    us    keen    an      ,■ the
irlg   li    I.- anj iiffli     nn ll    Hi
the* chief of nn i band     of
ii'. ee W'ho   ni!■     ie ■  i.    .,-,i     .a
,   hi  communll■■   thnt   h I
to burn   Tn   thi      III   "1 iff'   .■■ con
'ration n atti act I in
as n pond with u bo it on i1 Is to the
Montreal Gazette; To blame tho
present, government for the collapse
of the boom and suggest tbat tbc
process of Inflation would still have
been humming bad the other party
remained in otliee, is an old trick
of tbc demagogue, an appea'l to
ignorance from which it would have
been well to refrain, The sume nuiy
be said of the charge of extravagance. Had ministers ruthlessly cut
down the estimates the moment, thu
Hrst sign of hard times 'appeared .before the wur, they would huve been
denounced, we may be sure, for
hastening the collapse by reducing
employment. Since then, however,
.they have economised hut are in no
[sense responsible for the decline in
revenue. Every country in the world
is Buffering in like manner, not. mere-
•'» the belligerents but neutrals like
the United States, which, hus had to
Impose new taxes to make good the
loss in receipts. On thc whole. Oan-
ada is faring better than many of us
,'xpected and will emerge from the
war with two splendid assets un'iin
puired credit nnd the consciousness
that she has done ber whole duty.
The Ottawa critics nfter. nil suid and
done approve o' the conduct of the
government In connection 'with furnishing loyal aid to Britain while
their attack on the minor nets ol
the administration is not very formidable but rather of the conventional order the function of an opposition as Disraeli once observed being
to say something even if it is nothing worth saying.
St. Francis church, McKenzie Ave.
end Fifth street, Pastor, Rev. .1. 0,
MacKenzie. Sunday Bcrvices:— Low
Muss at N a.m. and High Mass at
10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday
school for the children at 2:80 p.m.,
Benediction and Rosary at 7:30 p.m.,
Confessions Saturday 4 to G and 7:30
to 9 p.m. and Sunday mcrnlng 7:30
to 8. Weeks days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Confessions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at 8 a.
m.. Benediction und Rosary at 7:30
p. m.
Fourth Sunday in Lent;   8 a.m.   Holy
Communion;     11 u. in.  Matins     and
Holy        Communion;      7.30        p.   m.
Evensong Sermons     ut hoth
services      by       tho       rector. At
both   morning  and  evening      prayer,
prayers  authorized  by tbe  Lord  Bishop for  war    will     be said.  Sunday
school at 2..'10 p.m.
Every Wednesday    evening   at   7.'K)
Ip.m.  Lenten services will  be held.
Thn regular services will be held at
11 a.m. and 7.3(1 p.m. on Sunday.
Sunday school, 2-.80 p.m.; Young People's meeting on Mo iday, 8 p.m.
Prayer meeting on Wednesduy at 8
p. ra.
The themes for Sunday will be in
the morning "The All Sufficiency of
Christ."; and in the evening "The
Looking  GlaBS.".
Malnkwuwa hall, and the kitchen and
cloak room will bc much appreciated.
Pvte Len. Cox of Malakwa, bridge
guards has returned from Kamloops.
where he went for medical treatment.
An invitation has been sent to Dr.
Sutherland, of Revelstoke, to address
a meeting of Liberals here during ths
coining  week.
The track ' ut Malakwa gives one
the impression of anything,hut duHl
times. Three carloads of posts axe
being loaded now und .orders for car*
Of poles, tios and fence posts are now
on hand.
John Johnson, who hus rented 30
ucrqB from A. t^ajggstrom for the
coming season is now busy erecting a
barn on his location.
Hot beds ure the order of the day
and celery growers are taking advantage of the early spring and BeedioK
their frames on record time. Celery
will be i»n the market this year at
least two weeks in advance of previous years.
The ladies of St. Francis church
will have afternoon tea, and a whiat
drive at night in St. Francis hall on
Wednesduy, March 17, (St. Patrick's
Day). A silver collection will be taken at the door in'the afternoon, aad
50c. admission will be charged at
night. Tickets are now on sale, and
can bc obtained from the Indies ul
tbe church.
Bombardment of Scaihoro and
Whitjiy at Empress theatre Monday.
The ladies of the Relief Society will
te pleased to receive old or new magazines to be sent to thc guards aloof
the lines of communication. Tbe literature may be left at A.E. Kincald'a
office. t.f.
OALT COAL burns all night. Rs-
velstoke General Agencies, Limited.
The ladies Aid of the Methodist
church are holding a tea and sale ot
home cooking at the residence ol
Mrs. L. Howson on Friday, March
19. Silver collection taken at the
See the bombardment of Scarboro
.and Whitby hy German Fleet ut Empress theatre Monday.
Lump, stove and nut coal at Couriers.
To thc Editor of the Mail Herald
Sir,—I am no writer but I want to
tell you   what   I   think   about     our
city  at the present time.  W1 ere   am
1   to  begin?  That's a puzzle;  for  the
whole town needs  improvement.   And
if that  is so then     the    wbole town
■niist   get   a hand      ir.      tbe   process.
What's  the use of leaving it to     the
Mayor  and aldermen*' They  cuu     do
Bomethlng  but not everything, and if
money Is so tight that   'it can't get
out,  we  must     do the    job ourselves.
jpring Is here.  N'«.w what can we do?
Everybody get  busy:  that's whut   to
do,   Clean  up  your   back   yard,  same
as  I'm trytng to do mine.  I'm uii old
man,  Mister     Editor,     but    I bave
in en decency l"ft to clear
my  i ibblsb out before it rots.    Wh re
to?  v.. i ask;, I iliir a hole    and     put
'   in    Go!   yon  say,   what  about  cans
ind   botl      '   A   II.    the     Cans     just
is!  and .a ,i  month fir two,
otl es? \si.v, don'l  buy any
bave any  tell   the
te, clean them up and sell
■,, buy uniforms   That's all for
■   t   \j,    Editor,  Hoping you
■    ■, i    -      March 9
I t"i   of   the   Mail   Herald.
foui    eorrei pondent     of last
•' 'i '■"! n si oi di in i' on local
rement, so i think r,i just step
IS      el"l      'I    '■    . ' . ■ I    .1   tip    ,,1     t wo,
t he  line,   and   I've
ring I it  ,,,ii  what's
the mattoi   ... ith     , mr   people right
here  in  this     nty     of     Revelstoke.
. ou'v i got to gel      e .,      or
.■■'I'll   l.i'   lefl and   it  wouldn't   ,,,. right
ft   Vour too selfish, ven don't
round town    us
roil get three    meals a day.
"t busyl   mi pull together, and
• in      city      worth P.o in,: at
'■•■> the c p it. siding   removed    to
some place where i» wont  be     seen,
"nil down   the     antedeluvlan shai
1      Don'l       sutler      them   any ,
I Encourage people to build de-
■ ■""   h ■ >" ■     It sti .ol ol     woodsheds.
■'   Hd    tn  l   plfl    nle  along   the      river
V iu*ve  got  mi' of     the finest
ti    li   thc world     for an esplanade
In the Presbyterian church on Sunday next the minister, Rev. J. W.
Stevenson will take as his morning
subject "Finding God" and' in thc
evening will speul on 'The Rivers of
The ordinance of Babtism w'ill be
dispensed  nt the  morning service.
Sunday sehool aud Bible class
nt 2..'10. On Tuesday evening the
Y.P.S. will meet. Prayer meet'mg on
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.
Strangers welcome to all services.
(Special to the Mall Herald)
Malakwa, B. ('.. March 12.—The
young folks of the valley gathered at
Ross Howard's and Bone Schmidt's
bachelor quarters on Saturday night,
for a good time. Dancing was, the
feature of the evninu, and with Mrs.
Wlntomberg und Miss Baynes as
"floor-managers." They stepped until
milnight when a tasty lunch was
served. The fun continued until the
early  hours of Sunday.
L. P. LeBeau has purchased the
big team of J.H. Johnson, also harness und wagon Mr. LeBeau has
been hauling posts to the cars Mr. J.
H. is filling.
The building will soon he completed   of the   new     addition     to     the
WANTED.—Sewing and dressmaking
by the day. Miss R. McMuhon 1!»3
First street west, Revelstoke.
FOR SALE.—Seed potatoes, Bpecial
I   selected true to type,    4 cents   per
pound. Ordinary marketable pota-
I   toes for seod, !<2.(K)' per 103 pounds.
Free from scab or nny other dis-
' ease. Samples in A. E. Klncaid's
I window. Apply W.E. Smith, Box
i   706,   RevelBtoke,  B.C.
WANTED.—I have a cruckerjuck proposition for a good live wire agent
in Revelstoke. Lady or gentleman.
Write me at once." F..C. RITOHIB
1*12    Pemberton    Block,     Victoria,
B. C, M17p.
WANTED.—Would liUe tour respectable parties to room nnd board.
Price ffi.OO a week. Apply to 2<
First    Btreet,    eaBt,    next to  Y.M.
C. A.
Clip this advertisement from The
Revelstoke Mall-Herald snd mail
it to us todnv. In return we will
send vou, without charge, generous
HanintPR of our famous Chick Food
and GrowlngFood in order that you
may lest their wonderful values.
State you'-nn mi', address and nearest post, oflice, also name and address of your dealer.
The Vanoouver Milliner and Grain Co.,
limited Vancouver B. C.
Hello I    STECIAL   Hello!
Will be weighed Saturday Night, March 13, at 9.00
FREh- A $5.00 Pair of  Shoes - FREE
For Sandals, Canvas and Tennis Shoos
We are agents for the fa-
nuuiH Canada Cement, well
and favorably known all over
the Dominion. It is cheaper
this year.
Everything in Building Line SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1918
Canada's Greatest Seed House7
Millinery Oping
March 16th, 1915
under the management of Miss
Call will be open to your inspection on MARCH 16, 1915.
We are showing all the latest
Reid &Young
Furniture Polish
House Cleaning time requirements—
What a difference 25c of Polish makes
Every piece of Furniture looks like new
Very little work, but great results
Try our Magic Furniture Polish, 25 and 50c.
If you are not satisfied we will refund your money
do Alter the Chicken Business!
Dr. Rush's Chick Food. Cracked Corn.
Wheat, Bran, and Shorts for sale at
riemi.ollicial statistics published in
Hume show thut 26,001) persous perished iu the recent earthquake.
The law regarding property rights
ol women whose husbuuds huve died
intestate hits been umeuded liy tbu
Quebec legislature, ensuring tbe wile's
claim to  priority.
Frank T. Million, the iuinous writer
of sea stories, died in Madeira on
March  I, aged 18 yeurs. '
The death of several Constitutionalist soldiers, cuused by eating poisoned ice cream, led to the arrest ol
eighty-four ice cream venders, iu
Mexico City. AU were made to eat
their own wares, with the result that
thirty-five of them, died of poisoning.
The l'aris 'Temps,' commenting on
the uctiou of the j recent Bocluliat
COngreBB in London, uud the abolish
ment ut wur says. 'Statistics Bhow
that |from ll'.IC B.C. to Mil A.D.
there were 22i years of peace and
3,130 years of wur; that iB, ono year
of>peace tu fifteen of wur.'
Ily u vote of 10Oto lithe lower
house of the North Carolina legislature passed ou Feb. 19, tho Grief
anti-jug hill', thut makes .any shipment of liquors into North Carolina
for beverage purpoaer a crime. The
Senate Committee has made a unanimous report iu fuvor of the bill.
The prosecution instituted uguiust
Maxim Corky, the Kussiau author,
several years ago for this socialistic
uutJ-gaveiiiuutat propaganda, which
uecessituted    his Belt-exile Ior several
I years,  has beeu  abandoned deliuitcly.
I Corky is now lighting loyully with
the Czar'B army against the common
Asa Goodwin, aged IDS years, died
ut Bessemer, Alabama, on ^eb. J8 of
pneumonia. He was born in Georgia
in 1M)7 and leaveB 74 grandchildren,
227. great grandchildren, and 15 great
great grandchildren. He was a great
sportsman and wild turkey hunter,
killing his last turkey seven years
The Iowa House of Representatives
uu Feb. ISth passed the Clarkson
bill, which repeals the Mulct law, effective Jan. 1, 1916, by a vote of i7'.l to
29. The measure ulrcady has passed
the Senate, and will now go to the
Governor, who has indicated hiB intention of signiug it. Under itB provisions Iowa will return to Statewide statutory pruhihition.
Among the notable men  killed     in
the war the     past     week were Gen.
Loyzeau  de  Grundma'iSon,  one  of the
distinguished soldiers of France,   and
J Brig.-General   John    K. Hough,  V.C,
; who took u prominent part in theic-
I treat from Mons, aud who since chen
■has several times heen mentioned   in
otlicial  despatches.  He was a sou   of
Gen.   Sir  Charles     Gough     and was
born in 1871.
David '"apian, the last of the three
men wanted on charges of dynamiting
the Los Angeles ('Times' building ou
Oct. 1, 1910, was arrested on the
night of Feb. 19, in a shack ,on Bain-
bridge Island, in Puget Sound, 12
miles from Seattle, by detectives. He
confessed his identity, and . Bald be
was glad that his long efforts to
elude capture and punishment for
his crime were over.
Rudolph Bel'ger, the great Austrian
tenor, died suddenly iu JNcw Vork on
the night of Fob. 27|, irom paralysis
of  thu heart.
Japan takes a dillereut     view
Germany of 'looting  by. Boldiers
7'1)  of    them have  been    executed
Tsiuy Tau lor the olleuce.
An olliciul French note indicates
that there are 2,bS'i>,U0O* Germans and
Austrians ou thu eastern front and
1,8SU,IWU' Germans on the western
The Austrian minister of education
has authorized the employment of
school childem in tho lields where
labor is scarce, closing schools il
necessary. It is ulso said that all
of the schools will bc closed for thc
summer holidays at thu eud ol May,
u month earlier  than  usual.
A wur tax hus been imposed iu
[Russia on nieju Immune from military
service and who a/re 43 yeurs ol jige.
The tax varies from Blx roubles
(about S3) ou incomes of $uOCt or less
to .f 100  ou incomes of over *K).0UO.
The Austrians are very much upset, like tho Germans, over the increase ol two-tilths of a cent: a glass
lor theii' beer. They may be deprived
ot it altogether beloro the war iB
The French, aud British Ueets ou
Feb. 19, und 20, bombarded the
Dardanelles   torts and, it iB reported,
let with considerable success aud few
casualties. The allies in their,attempt
to force the Dardanelles aim at au
early release of the large stock ol
wheat which is locked up iu Russiau
warehouses aud which the allies wish
to get out, both to relievo the markets and to provido Russia with uec-
iBBury credit to pay lor war material
bought abroad.
A brief outbreak occurred a few
days ago among native troops at
Singapore, who, dissatisfied with recent promotions, relused to oboy
orders. Before Ithe disturbance was
quelled six British otlicers aud lifteeu
men were killed and uiue wounded,
md fourteen civilians including one
woman, were killed. Some of the
rioters were alsoi killed, and a large
number surrendered or were captured
The  troulfle is now said to be over.
Iu the eastern zone the Russians,
after their setback iu liast Prussia
uud terrible Iobscs iu which- an entire
army corps was almost wiped out,
uro again ollei'ing strong resistance
to the Germans at their- prepared
positions between the fortresses ol
the Russian provinces of Kovno,
Vilua and Grodno. The terrible condition ol the roads greatly hampciB
tho Germans in their uttucks. lu
[Western Galicia the Russians huve
.been active, and iu the Carpathians
.battles continue   without definite ro
'suits. The Russians ure a'lso making
a stand  in  the crown    laud ol tluko
jwinu, and the correspondents on tbe
Roumanian frontier report thai tbe
Austrians     who,    advanced   beyond
[Czernowltz,  tbe cupltal, have     i i
driven  back  to that city.
Let "Sunlight"
Dispel the
THE shadow of a blue
Monday  does not
fall across the path
of those who use Sunlight
Soap.    For this soap cuts
labor in half.
And lhe nightmare of
clothes being " rubbed to
shreds"' disappears when
you learn the -gentle Sunlight way.
Sunlight Soap is as pure
as sunlight itself. A
§3,000 guarantee says you
cannot find a single adulterant or impurity in this
cake of concentrated
Sold by all grocers,
priug he entered the service ul
tho  w.is while on this mission thut     he
Hudson's Bay  company,  with    which  Opened the    company*s     branch     at
Macleod,  Alt.,., from which place   he
[established outposts at Beily     river.
War ls declared   on our stock ot       Why  are we selling more   bread?
Tea and Coffee,     see our  window       There muat he a reaBon.
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of ours with
any   other and   we  are  absolutely
While this lot lasts, and as anot-
her advance  Is     predicted  in the i sure  you  will use the beBt, then
near future we would advise put- I you will know why.
ting by a few pounds. I BBST BY TEST
Phone 41 HOBSON'S Box 734
Starts March  1st.
Bargains to Please our Customers as in
Previous Years
New Manager for
Big Nelson Store
After j managership ol Nelson
branch of the HudBon's Uuv company lusting 14 yeurs. B, F.
Gigot hus been superannuated und
tin-,company's business i" .Nelsou will
be taken over by J. M. tiibuou.
Mr. i,if..i came to Canada In '. nil
uud settled lirst iu Salisbury N B
He went to the I uitcd Sti.s wh r
he spent a couple of years .efo.*)ru-
turnlug to Caiuadu. Upon his return
to Canada from tho Stut IS lie roue -
td Toronto and it wub while in that
city that he was seized by thu lure of
the west and commenced hiB mcmor>
j uble journey to Winnipeg aud tho fai
j west. From Toronto he went by rail
to Collingwood on thc Georgian llay,
whence he sailed ou the old steamer
j r'rancis Smith lor Kort William,
From Kort William, which was then
ug fur ub steam propelled methodB o|
cniriuge could tuke bim, Mr, (Jigot
proceeded to Winnipeg over the fum-
otis I in win >n toute, via canoe and It
rather uncomfortable lumber wagon
on a journey wblch occupied Hi days,
While making this trip ovor the
Dawson route he met with another
old timer of this district and one
who during thf past number of yeaiB
identified himsi'.f with the mining Industry in Nelson district, the late
H. M. Billings oi Salmo, wbo died a
lew duys ago in the Jubilee hospital,
Victoria. Mr. Billiugs and Mr. C.igot
met us (ellow travellers und this Incident, though they bad conversed of,
ton limine tbeir resfdcucu lo Nelson,
they wcn> noi nware ,■! until uboul u
year ago, when they suddenly dia
covered tbe fact during u casual cou
veiHution which riwi through old
time,experiences in the wesl.
The  canoe  trip  oser    the      DaWMli
route proceeded from Kort. William to
tho northwest angle of the l.ako ol
the Woods and from this point the
journey to Winnipeg was made iu u
lumber wugon which wus anything
but a coulortuble Conveyance
Mr. Cligot'B urrival iu Winnipeg is
an incident which, he states, ho will
not forget. There were, us far us ho
can remember, two botch) lu what 1b
now the nourishing metropolis ol thi
middle wcat, tho Queen's hutel aud
thc Davis hoUEC. tu Ukbo be waa unable to accurc a, bod and this ncccosit-
nted his spending his tirst night in
Winnipeg on the top of a billiard
table, for which privilege lie paid the
sum of 3i. This means of aocommoda*
Hon was resorted to|but for one night
and on the folli,wins: day he threw a
tarpaulin over a fence and for a
couple of wenkB this served ns shelter
for him. His first venture in Winnipeg was with a survey purty and in
the fall of the year he proceeded to
establish, himself in a little trading
post o| hiB own at the Indian mission now known .,n St. Bnurnnt on
Lake Manitoba, whoro hr. traded that
winter gucccMfully.   In tbo Mlowlnc
he Iiub been over biuco with the ex-
eption of three yearB.
lie iii si joined the company on May
24, IS73, memorable to himseii   as it
was ou the occasion ol the ol.scr
vauce ol the birthday ol Queen Victoria the Good. His lirst capacity
was as inuuiiger ot tbo company's
business at White Horse Plains,
which place, aa a commercial centre,
has since loBt its place on the map.
He waB in charge there ahout three
years when he was trauslerred to
I'ortuge la Prairie in cbargo ol thu
company's extensive business at that
post  which at that
largely of lm trading with the Indians md ball bleeds uud in trading
iu buffalo robes brought    Irom     the
plains hy the t rudcrs who made re
gular  annual  tups      With  tbeir  rolirs
uud furs to what is now Manitoba,
To indicate how plentiful (ur wus lo
those ''ally days, Mr. Gigot slates
tbat In "ne season, the stater ol
1880-81, b-asldes numerous othei pelts,
e  BCCUCed    168,1 00   nn,skl.it   s'-lllM.   .ill
uught ii.  ih.,)    Immediate  uelg
 I   M ins   homestead! rs  wen-     ur
i\in.- und b nl iiiIved   uni t il i ii  up
property   In thai fertile bell  between
be sssinlbolne run and Lake Main
obit  at this time, states Mr. r,ig,.t
He   rein.lined   in  charge ol   the    1"""
t Portage la Prelrle until May, 188 I
ii which yenr be retired from thtM
lea for three   ears during which he
lltend   tbe     political       arena   ot   th»
It was whilst    out of    tbtiervlea
during these three years tba'   bl  But
umber ol the provincial li
ture    lor     thc     constituency  of  Bt.
Frunroiu Xavlcr ao a member   of th<>
Norqimy Llberal-Coniervattve adnAn-
"    ihort polll
i wus ',ue cl   ' •   '   ■  " I
a]   [tout, whom he defeat 1
majority of two votes to one nn   thin
LoceaMon was the lite   Danlil Carey,
x-prothotiotary     of     the court     ol
j Queen's bench, Winnipeg,
[ lie re-entered the nervier of th«
Hudson'! Hay company, in I'M up',n
, which , .pension he was placed in
charge of thl company's posts m
southern Manitoba having i-upi-nl
sion over   the    business al  Manitoti
nnd   West  f.ynnc   nnd   later  establish
ing a post nt Morden in this distrirt.
In 1 ssr, hn w.is sent to look   for   a
Bilitnble location upon which tn establish a brnnch of th-*- company's
etmslnooS in Boutkra Alberta    and it
near the 111,,. ,1 Indiau leservutiou, ut
Pincher Creek and at Porcupine Hrlls
ncur the I'iegun Indian risti ation.
He remained in charge ol that territory with headquarters at Mucleod
until 1901 wh,n ,in- cume to Nelson to
ake charge of the l,ranch of thc coin-
pauy's bUBimss in this city.
.Suae coming to Nelsou Mr. dlgot
has always ideutitied himself with all
movements for the upbuilding of the
city and district. He has beeu a prominent member of tbe board of trade
"   and was for years a member     ot the
tune    consisted *
board  of  directors   of the   Kootenay
i.ake Genera] hospital     sittmg     for
three   .ears as prisideutuf  tbat      institution
Ml md Mrs Gigot will continue
to make tluir bone In Niflsou. Mrs.
Gigot, too li prominently ideutihcd
with many .women's movements in the
city. She is a bard worker in tho in-
ol   th-   I.eeCal   Iteliet  society, ia
a membei    of, Mellon chapter, impel
i.! Uuug ten    i     the     Empire and
.!■■   tbe outbreak ,,( the     Buropsan
■a u diiigiut    work) i
local brunch of tbe Ucd Cross
i    i't)   iu  its  work of  assisting      in
the ministering  of COmlortS     to   tbe
H,,,el,eis on the tiring line.
Mi   and  Mis   (iji'ot     havi     four
iluiii'hteis nnd thru sons,  two laUgh<
teis and  one s,n being residents     of
i b.,il, - 'iii.   gldlet sou of tbu
family,   irasfol    >  e.,t   in yeais  man
a.-, i  ,f the blanch ol the Union Bank
■ I Canada at High uivi, afterwards
resigning     to enter n business  career
tor himself in thut <|ty. Albert .Vi.. is
iu bUBiiiei-s in Nelson, being proprietor of the Kooteuay Electric Construe
tion company,  while the    other eon,
Kiunk, is uu the     staff ofthe R:vd-
Two  da'U-htTs  are married,    Mrs.
1     C    Ithodes, of Nanoose Buy, Vun
CoUVir island,  and Mrs. K.J.I'. Creun
of High  River, the wife of l.ieut.   F.
■I.I'. Cie.in  wh'ls at present attach
ed to tbe  third  contingent   of  Cana
dian overseas     I'lpcditionury    forces
mobilized in Winnipeg.
London   Doctor    Describes
Scenes   in   French  City
Close to Front
Capt. J. Cameron Wilson, M.D., a
Bon of tbe late ex-Mayor Dr. Johu D.
Wilson of London, Out., who enlisted
with the A.M.C. in the brst Canadian
contingent and who lor the past
couple of months bus hud the pro-
loundly interesting experience oJ a
doctor in No, 2 Canadian General
hospital, at Boulogne base, in France
very close to the firing line, has written to his mother one of the most
interesting letters ori life in thut place
that has yet reached this country.
Capt. Wilson in splendid literary
style describes the scene in a most
lucid manner. The epistle follows
Boulogne   Described
"Boulogne, France, Feb. Ti. 1915.
Dear  Moth'T,—Ab  usual,   1  am    be
hind with my    correspondence,     but
take ever the thought for the     deed
and believe thnt I am    thinking     nl
ways of you all in God's country. For
the  last two  months,  with the     exception of a few dayB, I huve been in
Boulogue.      Did you ever   visit      this
quaint  old   French town in  your travels'' Vou would not recognize it now,
for  war  haB brought     many   changes.
Imagine yourself  I  tiding ut the   pier
today. One no longer sees the smiling
crowd  of  fisher folk    upon the quay;
gone are the gi ndarmes, and in their
place the 'inevitable khnki of the Brit
ish army,  the Red (vobs nurses with
their  attractive  Uniforms,  the     convalescing soldiers taking  the air under  the   watchful      oye .-mil      guiding
hand of some Comrade,    The custom
house no louger servs itB otticial purpose,  but it  now  stacked  with stret
chers for the carrying of thc wounded. The laides' room is a bullet for
tbe soldiers.
All Ambulances,
"There arc uo cabs to meet the traveler. Tbe motor ambulance is as
characteristic a vehicle ol Boulogne
today as the hansom cab wub of Loudon 15 years, ago, or as the gondola
is ol Venice. One may see dozens ol
these conveyances iu the coucbo of a
morning, driving in all directions,
uot on pleasure bent, but performing
quickly und efficiently tho stern tusk
of conveying the wounded soldiers
iroin the ambulance trains te their
destination nt the various hospitals,
'Another interesting vehicle Is the
London motor bus, transported
'across the channel; but no longer recognized ns such; its windows boarded UP, changed to a dull gray color
I by the painter's brush, und splotch
id here and there, uud in many cases
'almOBO conii>let"ly covered witb tbe
mud from the war bioken roads ol
France. The conductor no longer nskB
you for your penny. The pluce ofthe
comfortable looking pusBongors returning from their daily work is
taken by the khaki-clad BritiBh pllie
ers returning to the front from a few
duys'  well-earned  leave.
A Oreat Change,
"Yes,   it is  greatly    changed,      this
Boulogne, so popular in the summer
season with the tired out city iniiii
who comes to join his family for a
week-end rest, so popular with the
| American tourist, who loves to stand
cm the spot wh"re Napoleon stood
more than a hundred years ago, within the shadow of the forest ot Arde-
lot, where he had concentrated bis
Grande Annie for the invasion of
England. One can readily imagine the
■Man of Destiny' ns he stood there
gazing with longing eyes at the gray,
grim, unattainable coast across the
"But no longer is Boulogne thc resort of the tourist and the'   pleasure
seeker. War huB changed ull things. ' see men In the prime of life struck
To euter now, ono must have a Psbb- down, diafigured, perhaps crippled for
port, an oliciul looking document ol life, but how Infinitely more bo it is
many stamps und sealB, uud sentries nt      a time  like this.     The  stretcher
also guurd the rouds
tlous. |
"The people,      too,
in     ull direc-
buve changed.
cases are not so bud. They arc covered with, blankets and there is nothing
to tell ono the   extent of their     in-
The young men no longer frequent juries, The furrowed brow, the whito,
the cafes; the women only, uno the drawn face alone tells of Buffering
old men, are left, and these work I patiently borne, lt is thc walking
willingly, oveu chcerlully, at their cases that frighten one as ,they come
strange work; work left, by those who J slowly along the station platform,
have gone to give their all for Frnnce looking neither to right nor left.
Often they work with a Bdngi on their Splattered from head to foot With
lips, hut ono occasionally takes them mud, face haggard, eyes vacant and
unawares and detects in their eyes a staring, shoulders bowed, unutterably
wistful  longing  look,  the only     out-   weury.
Wurd expression of tbe suffering, the
anxiety, the dreadful uncertainty
througb which tbey me passing, Oil,
they are wonderful, these French.
They lutigh always that thoy may not
A  Vast. Hospital.
"Yes,  it      is wonderfully      Changed,
this city of palatial hotels, now   ono
"Tbey nre old men, these hoys of
20, and wur bus wrought havoc With
their nervous systems. The strain, has
been beyond human endurance. Better
far the merciful bullet had found its
mark than this.
"There is one more iJight, perhaps
sadder than uny. After the wounded
are nil  departed  and the station      iB
vast hospital.     The  hoti'.s no longer  darkened and almost deserted, an or-
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and^with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B, C.
C\ O \ p k)"T" A I Suitabl>' furnished with the
V-/I  IK L- I >l   I r\ I— choicest the market affords.
LJ^N™r"C'| Best   Wines,    Liquors   and
riV   I   L-L. Cigars.     Rate-,   $1   a   day.
/ A/her' Stone.   . rretor Monthly rates.
ACCOUNTANT and wniT'ii;
iLate with tin- Ke• elstoke
(iei.ei *I A^en' n'n.)
Bookkeeping, Typewriting and
all kinds of Clerical Work
Account • < tol'eceted
Prompt Returna
Fin-, Life and Accident Insur
mire placed with si.nnd and
reliable conpanln
Office i   MoKensle Arenue
(Next to Com. Tele>graph Office)
Phoned        P. 0. Bn 817
enter to the idle and the rich, Their
Walls no longor echo tlie merry chatter ol tlie nay and ruleless summer
crowd, the obaoiiuloua servant bidding
tarowell to thegenerous patron is'no
longer in ovidence. instead, all is
quiet und Bomber where once it. was
bright and Kay, In pluce of the cheery
laugh oue bears, perhaps,  the   groan
of  some  poor chap  whose  pain neema
beyond endurance.
"They make good hospitals, these
hotels, nnd here the wounded Holdier,
iu the midst of splendor nnd luxury,
is carefully tended and nursed back
to health, so that he may once more
go up nnd play his part in the greatest of all games, And how well he
iflays his part, the Uritish soldier.
Hotels Are Hospitals.
"All tbe best hotels are now hospitals. The KolKestone, the Hotel de
Paris, the Splendid and niudiy others
have been converted by the H.A.M.U
aud Red Cross into very modern <ind
well equipped hospitals. Tbe surgeon
here lucKs nothing. Every Instrument
tbat science bus produced iB at his
command uud the most intricate <>i
operations muy be performed with the
same facility und undei ub good Co"
ditions us ut home. Nothing iB lacking in the equipment ol theBe hospitals. Complete laboratories have
been installed under the direction of
aJid iu charge of tbe best bacteriologist in the British Isles. A modern
X-ray installation is a necessary part
of the complement Of every general
and hi .ii Lenai j hospital, and even
under the stress ol wurfure much
original work bus been done in tbis
"The Casino,  in  times of peace the
center of gaiety and    frivolity,     the
rendezvous of the pleasure seeker aud
| the gambler,  has  heeen converted    iu-
t,, a wonderful hospital and is    perhaps serving a better purpose     than
of yore. The cafe restaurant haa been
converted into a large wurd, containing about 100 beds. The bur is uow a
I dispensary     and,     in lieu    of chum-
' pagne and  burgundy,     carbolic solution and     iodine is served. Tbe ball-
makes a splendid ward, but the
-•   gorgeous of all is the great baccarat hall, with its wonderfully paint-
; ed ceiling    and     marvelous     electric
•-   The nurses'    room is the onetime ecashier a ofl ce,  where, in   place
Of -old    and     notes.     one is hanjed
bandages     and     cotton     wool.  The
American bar has been ronverted
to a splendid X-ray room.
Hospital Staffs.
•Tb<> hospitals are directed  bj
•   Medical  Corps and
staffs are recniited from tins, unit
from   th-   British     Bed Cross  aoettet.y.
I Tbe nursing sisters     are  the  regular
army     nurse*     and     the volunteers,
iimonj  whom  al bei   of  ('una
■iian ttacbed    to
Britlal       ipit I  median
. |
would •   buti    •
"Thi men  Bhould      -'»
vi'rv proud
i criticising
the French of '•*'.- ten
,., . I|r. • ■ ■    ■
■        • *      ■ I   'fool
Inly carefully lifts sonic bundle from
B baggage ear, almost reverently, one
would say. What nre they, these bundles'' .lust green canvas bags of various si/es, lield ser\ice vnlises, each
containing the k'it of an officer who
has served his country well. Poor,
niiid-stnined bundles, all that is left.
One instinetively turns away to keep
from reading the name on the label.
And there, in the darkness of station
one imagines r loving mother in England, patiently wuiting, hoping
agginst hope, und a feeling of inefl-
ablo, sadness creeps over one;, tears
blind the eyes ns one stumbles to the
outer light. But it is not mnnly to
weep.  And til's is war.
Bread in many places iB increasing
in price hut in Revelstoke the price
bas dropped suhstuntially. Bread is
mow selling at It loaves for $1.0u
instead Of 13 loaves ub formerly.
There is uo change In the price of
flour. Sugar is still selling at SB.50
per KN) lbs.
Grape fruit  Cal. Wc; Plor. 15c.
bananas,  per doz tO^j  .60
Lemons, per doz 25
Apples, uew, 4 to lilbs. .25
Oranges,  from  J5 to  .50
Navel Oranges       50
Figs, cooking, -'lbs. for .25
Dates, Hallowi     2   Ibe. for .25
Dates, Furd, '-'lbs. for ... .115
Dates, Dromedary, pkg. .15, 2 for .25
Walnuts, California, per lb 35
Everything for House Cleaning
Alabastine    Muresco    Sherwin William's
Paints, Varnishes, Liquid Veneer and other
Furniture and Floor Polishes, Etc.
Bourne Bros., Ltd.
WadnutB, Oxenoble,
Pecans, per tb	
Filberts, per lb	
Almonds, per It. ...
Brazils, per tb	
.25@ -30
.25@ .30
Fresh killed beef, retail .05@.27J
fork, retail   uqx, .22
Mutton,  retail        12i@ .25
Veal, retail      13J@ .27
Hams, retail Ia® .30
Bacon,  retail   28@ .10
Lard, ret-all  17@ .20
Chicken, retail   >22@ ,.25
Sausages, retail   12J®, .15
Turkey,  per tb , 28
Jeese, per Ib  .25
Ducks, per tb 25
Granulated B. C. Cane
100 tb. sack   *$8.50
jump sugar,  2tbs  .25
Gran.  B.C., 20 Ib. sack  1.65
Brown  sugar. .'Itbs  ,28
Syrup,  maple,  bottle   .GO
Syrup, gallon      1.75fg2.00
Honey, comb, per tb  .30
Honey, lib. jars 25@ .35
Rnblfl Rood
H   m I-    Bi i Flout
I.skf  of  "In   Woods    bug
Royal   Household    2.25
Purity  Flour  2,2*)
King's Quality    2.2,1
creamery ,15
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
President Vice- President
EDWARD HAY, General Manager,
WILLIAM MOFFAT, Assistant General M mager.
Savings Bank Department
Deposits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch Revelstoke Bra-*- ch
A.H. MeOLENEGHAN, Manager.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
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.
Baggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
Furniture ami Piano-moving a
Phone 4(1—*27fi.   Night Phone .'Mil
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
Metalllo Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnaoe Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work Shop -Connaught Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.C.
been killed or ure missing, and 700
,arc prisoners. TIub represents 6 per
cent of the entire population and llj
per cent ot the male population. The
tigures seem to confirm thc report
that Austria is bent on depopulating
tlm ItHlinn  provinces.
2 16
dairy, pai tb. ...
1  en .uh, in   pei Hi
Can,  Stilton, Hi.
■, Imp   Btilton, iti.
iat I r
.    I  ■
•  • .  ■   . ti i
■   - .■::.
—with burning, highly colored
mine—»re sure signs of weak or
in Hummed Kidneys. Gin Pills
cure all Kidney and Bladder
Troubles. SOc. a box, 6 for $1.60.
—at all dealers. |gg
Revelstoke Ijoilge
Nu. 1085
Meets every second
and Fourth Tuesday
in the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       Dr. McLEAN, Die.
H.L. HAUG. Sic
Bear Rugs Mounted. Kus cleaned
and Dressed.
86' Second St., .Revelsto'ie, B. C.
I. 0. O. F.
Meets every Thursduy evening in
Selkirk   Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting brethern  cordially invited.
JAMES MATHIE, Secretary.
A, F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings are held ln
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each month ut 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
.inllN  LEE,  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,  Srctetnty
bertlc   The only thing l&ckiag,    per
• . ■   I The      na
Transfer Draying
Handling Pianos a Specialty
Phone 42   Night Phone 85
It»good policy to think of the future
li'e, si iii better polioy toprorlde igainKt,
lie misfortunes it muy havr |n itore
or you.   The rami way of protecting
yourself und fiimily is a
LIP8 insikanck POLICY
i with a reliable company.   Tha high
! financial standing and  inm; bualneat
career   of   the   Kootenay   Agencies
' makes    it    absolutely    trustworthy,
Ynin    time   mav   be   near   at   hand.
i Doni delay,   T-akoral n policy now.
A, E. HircAW Ueueger
ini i • ,,    .', od
tlM   .f h«T Prencb and HSngllab    sis
tan  and than alu li repreeentatlrc of
ountry, young, enthualartli   end
above all. Imbued with thnt apirli ol
reeourcefulneaa which anablea her   to
readily ada.pt herself to any oircam
stances. And it is in, cm/ tusk, this
nursing in wnr time, I'erhnps foil
will think I nm MnsiM Parh&pi I inn
hut then, I am very proud of my
An  Awful Bigbt, A deapatoh wlucli hns reaehed Rome
"To see an ambulance    train     un    from  Vinnnn     enconsori'd    nnnounccs
loaded Is o sight one will not readily  that 11,307 cftuene ol   Trent     have
'orget. A lad light it 4py tiuii,   to ;b»#B vousdid i| tb» w»r, i,:u few
.i   new  laid,  do/.
■ , per 1 uni b
oniona, 5  '.a. tot
■ /.a, local,    . .
• , i. Potatoes, It,	
romatoee, Ib,
New   Carrots,   tb.
Turn I pa, per Ib, .
Celery,   per   Ib.   ...
Uran, ton   J.lfi.OO
Wheat, ton,  *    66.00
Oats, ton  -jO.OO
Harley. ton      50.Oo
Hay,  ton   20.00
Hhorts,  ton      +5.00
An appeal which has already 'been
tinned by ",fl of the leading religious,
•liternry and medical men of the
country, urging (ireut Britain, in the
cause of national efficiency, to imitate the example of Russia and France
and suppress the sale of alcoholic
spirits during the war, is being circulated throughout the United Kingdom.
Meets  every    Wednesday evonlag
at    8  o'clock,    in  Sdlklrk Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  Invited. ,
"Rough on Rata" clears i ut Rats,
Mice. etc. Don't Die in the House. 16c
aed ion ftt Drug upd Country 9M*i>
It will pay you to make
a call at
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town      Rkvklstokk, B.O.
before buying your outfit
of working clothes for the
bush. I make a specialty
of Logging Shoes, Pants,
Sox, Shirts, Blankets, and
everything required in yonr
II you want what you want when you
mnt it try Mqil-Hmltl Wm Sd$ SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1915
The Influence of Tdusic
The fallowing interesting essay is
by Oscar    Lundell;      a    High  scnool
In order to bring this subject more
explloltely before you. 1 w'.itl divido
it into two distinct heads.
(1)   The influence  of  rag-time.
(J)   The Influence ol classical tniiHic.
"The Influence  of  Hug-time."
It would not be out of pIlaCB, perhaps, to give a definition of the so
tailed music known ns Rug-time. A
rag is a form af sincoputioiu in a
cadence which is naturally pleaalng
to thc ear. This raggy motion Is
achieved , liy different methods, such
;is, tied notes, dots and the common
practise of working in a greater
number of notes m the treble than
in the bass. thus making umsiual
time. True sincopation is hy no
means rag-time, for in the Clasalce
•we tind it used by the greatest com
Rag-time to any extent is only the
product of the last generation covering, 1 should say, from 25 to Uu
years, since the dnemetograph bus
become a popular and pulilic pastime
the rag-time music is In great demand—and why*'—The reason which
would naturally follow would lie that
it is p'leasini; to the average theatre
»;oer, because of its catchy airs,
thumped out time and general
whistelit feel.ng whereas as a matter
■of fact the Underlying cause is that
to the greater majority a tune with
a lilt i which is readily followed and
requires no keen perception as to
the meaning it is intended to convey
to the listener by the composer. It is
pleaalng and soon forgotten. Therefore it follows that the mind aud soul
■are not stirred to any depth of
■despair or raised to any ecstasies of
•delight, ennobled to any great ambition, or helped by an inspiration
-while listening to the supposed se-
■ducthe strains of ragtime. The attitude of the listener could he des-
■cribed as passive, receiving hut giving nothing in return. It then is
true that rag time does not elevate,
but has more or less of whnt could
be termed as a contaminating or degenerative influence.
How Incongruous it would seem to
hear rag-time pealing from the, pipe-
organs within the portals of our
■cathedrals. The atmosphere tbere is
pervaded with all that is pure and
holy and elevating to iiau'^ind. and
rag-time appeals to the other side of
human nature very effectually and
very strongly. There cannot in- any
lirect influence for go'id or for the
betterment of civilization in this
class of music with the one exception
of perchance making some people,
whose minds have not had the
portunlty of being cultivated ln
•cler to appreciate the higher tn
The Classics.
In the earlier days before Handel
and Bach, ahout 371 A.D. music wus
chiefly in the hands of churchmen
which is readily explained by the
fact that the churchmen were then almost thc only people of education
and culture. It was from Guido of
Arezzo in Tuscany a learned monk'of
the eleventh century and Franco of
Cologne, who between them 'aid the
foundation of our present system of
music in tlie form of chance. The
earliest composers and musicians
were natives of Belgium and Holland
not as one might imagine of Germany. For as the wind IMoweth A'here
it listeth there were notable musicians in other lands hefore Germany
produced Handel and Bach.
This has been merely a pre-amhle
to demonstrate that music stretches
hack lin the dim past to the year 374,
and it will be readily understood
that with the passing of the years
music has kept pace with civilization
in its advance or decline. A celebrated musician declared , that music,
heavenly maid, was born when Handel and Bnch were in 1CS5. And
the masterpieces given us by these
composers rank among the finest in
the world; endeavoured to voice their
sentiments und aspirations through
their music, and being genie naturally their minds and souls being
on a higher plain, than the average
their music would have an uplifting
influence. If lives of grent men all
reminds us, wc can make our lives
sublime, and departing Jeave behind
us footprints on  the sands of time.
Then surely classical music written
by great, minds will have a like effect. Classical music upholds the
grandncss of thc art, it Upholds
music from being trodden in the
dust for that is the inevitnhle end
lo which music would be doomed, If
only  ragtime  existed.
Hut we must not forget the work
done by sacred music. Wc all know
the direct. Influence fnr good thnt is
derived from the music of our
When bringing np a child naturally
the  parents  would   wish   it Hiirrouiided
by all     that     would      lend them to
growing up to be noble men and women, and as they would have good
OOmfpanions, healthy sports, ami
amusements, so should they nave
good books, aud the higher forms
of music.
Classical music has generally been
written under the stress ot emotion,
the Iosb ol a friend or relative, In
an Inspiration. Whereas rag-time is
written as a rule lor money, bearing
a high sounded title, decorated with
attractive colors, and sold to the
public at a price within the limits ol
the average purse. 1 might tae for
example among the classics, the Last.
Hope, which was just full, and the
circumstances under which it was
played, Gottschalks soul, stirred to
its very depths by the unexpressed
longing of his friend for her son put
Into his own music il language, her
longing, expressed In the harmony of
the Last Hope. And we might take
many other exumplis such I as Heet
liovens' Moonlight Sonata the origin
ol which  you all  doubtless  know.
Classical music having th'S • intellectual sources caunot but reach the
personality of the student or listener.
Schumann said, "The study ot music,
seconded by hearing the actual performance of the musterpieces ol different epochs will prove the most
rapid and effectual cure for conceit
and vanity..
Having discussed the influences of
rag-time and classics, there ls no
doubt in my mind that you will all
agree with me that the classics have
the uplifting effect needed for the present generations and the unborn generations. Just us a cruaade might be
started to do away with literature
abhorrent to healthy minds substantiating by good r.nding such as
biographies, history and poetry. So
might we all each doing his or her
part endei'.vor to eliminate rag-time
recreate in tho minds of all a love for
good  music.
The eventual effect, of the war on
music may trend to this aim. To
nuote from an article, "As to the
effect of the war on art most artists
ure Optimistic." One of the great
palntors thinks it will purify urt of
such eccentricities, as futurism and
cubism .nnd eliminate commercialism.
"Kn\iks", he said, "would be abie
to stand alongside the great inspirations to bc derived from the war.
This also applies to music, aud it it
we,aid purify art as futurism and
cubism eliminating commercialism, lt
will, undoubtly purity music of rug-
time and composing music inerely for
sale. The term "freakish" jdced is
suitable for rag-time and it is hoped
that thc rag-time composers ol today  will   stand  along  tne  great     'iu-
though thl e wert some forty failures
in the sl l»  exchange.
Lidderdale died uot long ago, leaving an estate valued at only £2,000,
He was a strong man and an honest
one. But the idea of interviewing him
was so remote that only an irreverent American would have thought ot
it. Creelman had no pass key or letters of Introduction. He simply went
to the Bank of England aud starting
with the astonished "beadle" worked bis way up. He was sent from department to department, to the secret amusement of various beads, until he actually fonn I himself in the
presence of the governor.
But the joke failed to explode. Utd-
dcrdale was a long-headed Scotchman, much too intelligent not to
see the vulue of publicity at such a
time. He was no Blave to precedent.
He gave Creelman an excellent interview of the 'rank and reassuring
character, which was published in the
following Sunday's New York Hera] I,
lt was a great scoop, and the London papers spent money frantically
on cable tolls, getting facts on their
own situ.ition from New York for
their  Monday  morning   iBSiie.
A precedent was s;'t. and since Unit,
time English financiers have heen
more approachable. It may be said
also that publicity there, as in Wull
street, has done much to clean up admitted evils, and to set honest finance right with publio opinion. The
story iB well worth recalling, for it
hns an obvious moral which Bhould
never be forgotten.
spiratious to     he     derived from the
war.                                                z
I  think  you   will       ind the   United
States     endeavoring     to    ta e Ger
many's  place as the mecca  [or rising
artists, and why should Canada take
a secondary place? The grandeur of
our British Columbia would serve as
u great .incentive to tha composing of
music, for what true urtists could
witness the sunset In our Canadian
Rockies whose peals covered with
their ley snow-white draperies would
be inspirations in themselves and the
turbulent rivers .winding in and out
of yawning canyons from their mountainous sheltered sources to the open
Let us hope that the tone and trend
of this civilization will he vsuch that
music we leave to our progeny will
have an influence distinctive like the
masterpieces of Reubens, to exert
over unborn generations a witchery
and a charm unifque in the history of
The st idy of music seconded by
hearing the actual performances of
th" masterpieces of 'liflerent epochs
will prove the most rapid and effectual for conceit nnd \anity. —Oscar
Company Incorporated to Engage   in
New and impartant Line of
The Canadian Potash and Algin
Company has filed its memorandum
aud articles ot incorporation. Its
capital is ilOU.OOO, divided into $100
shares, and its headquarters will be
at Victoria. This company is the
owner of the Mohler procers of kelp
reduction for Canada. These processes are the result of several years' experiments. Preliminary steps towards the incorporation ot the company were .taken nearly a year ago,
but nothing definite could be accomplished until legislation could be
pnBsed authorizing the government to
grant concessions covering kelp,
The chief products that have hitherto been derived from kelp reduction
were potash and iodine. The Mohlers,
being convinced that these did not represent the full value ol tliis widely-
distributed seaweed, experimented for
ihe purpose of discovering a way by
which gum alegin could be produced
commeicially. These experiments
were conducted largely in Victoria,
and with great success. Tne Western
Algin company of Seattle was organised to handle the process ia the
United StateB, and has erected a
plant at Port Stanley, Washington.
The Canadian company has not yet
determined upon the site of its reduction plant. It will have to l-jp near
the lielp groves for which it obtains
According toian official report 132,-
'i'J2 lamilies iu Vienna are receiving
assistance from the   State.
Col. Marchaud of Fashodu fame
has been made a brigadier general
. tor gallantry at the front.
The enquiry into the recent explosion at the Crows Nest Pass will be
held at Fernie, but the commissioner
has n ,t y t been appointed.
Wall Street Journal: James Creel-
man's death in Germany while still
in the prime of lite recalls an exploit
of which any newspaper reporter
might be proud. He was in London
ut the time of the Baring crisis in
1890, and performed the unheard-of
feat of securing, for the New York
Herald, an exclusive interview with
the governor ol the Bank of Kng-
lt is matter of history how the
governor, the Right Honorable William H. Lidderdale, handled that
crisis. He lived to see the Barings
successfully liquidated and stronger
than ever, with the financial situation in Argentina restored. The £3,-
0G&,000 gold, which h, borowed hy
means of acceptances from the Bank
of Krnnce, returned in due Coursi1
with the seals ol the packages unbroken. The London market was tided ever ,i desperate emergency, w'ith
the    minimum     ol     disturbance, al-
An outbreak ofthe foot-and-mouth
disease in the Detroit stock yards
has caused a ^imposition of the
embargo on animal traffic between
Windsor and Walkerville and Detroit.
I A despatch received in Petrograd
from the Caucasus says that the
Turks before surrendering Btabbed
their Girman instiuctors, and thut
not one ol the instructors was. among
the many  prisoners taken.
It appears that ( otintess Zeppelin,
wife of the inventor of the German
aircraft, is ;l daughter of the lato
,W. H. Macgarvey, formerly of Pet-
rolea, who died recently in Austria,
where he had become one of 'the oil
magnates of the country. She was
lorn in the village of Wyoming,
Lambton ''County, in 1875, going to
Europe with her father at an early
A bill to prevent tipping, agitated
tor by commercial travellers' organ
izations, has been introduced In th»
Wisconsin senate. The receiving of a
tip, according to the bill, is a mis-
deameanor. but the giving of a tip in
a felony.' Under the State law these
degrees ot crime are both punishable
by Jail or prison sentences. A law
was passed several years ago jmpoe
lng a $2o fine for tipping, but tba
law was never enforced.
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
We Aim U Civo Maxima m
Woar at ft  MHrinwnt PHot
Millinery Opening
March 'Kith
New Corsets
Among these a Canadian duplicate of the
famous laced front Corset "Exlix."
Well made and special materials, white,
any size _ $4 00
Ladies' New SPRING SUITS with the
price adjusted to the times instead of
the usual $25.00 to 135.00. We can
show you well-made and tailored Suits
at $1250 to $20.00
New Spring COATS for ladies and misses
in the new.styles and materials at	
 _ $10.00 to $20.00
New WAISTS and BLOUSES - New assortments and they all have that
" chic " about them that is just right
„ _ $1.35 to $3.90
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
New Arrivals
Absolutely the most snappy, stunning lines of Women's Boots ever
shown in the city. The new plain toe lasts with
cloth tops are quite the most aristocratic-looking
footwear we have yet seen.
This season is a patent leather one, while gunmetal will be worn to some extent in low cuts. The
new Boots are almost all of patent leather with plain or fancy black tops. These
tops come in a variety of materials but past seasons have shown the great advantage of cravenette over all others. The tendency is toward turn soles and light
welts, with the new Louis Cuban or Kidney heels. The Spool heel has been shown
with some success, and, be it known that buttons in high cuts have still the hold on
popular favor. Our stock is right up to the minute and can fill your every order
for the new lines or more staple patterns.    Our specialty is the BEST.
Grocery and Crockery Department
Sweet Gherkins, a bottle    25c
Potted Beef, a tin  15c
Veal Loaf, a tin 20c
Toilet Soap, a dozen 30c
3 cakes Fine Toilet Soap, a box 25c
3 cakes Fine Toilet Soap, a box   10c rAGU BO
SATURDAY,  MARCH. 13, 1915.
M.  T.   Wescott  left yesterday
Vi. Boyd ot Halcyon was in the ttty
en Thursday. *
Curt. Petar ol KamloopH register
ed at the Hotel Revelrsoke on Friday.
Those wlBhlng to join the Red CrosB
association have until May 1 to pay
their ilues.
There will be a meeting of the Earners' Institute ln tlie city hall
tonight at S p.m.
Mrs. Q, Ralph liiiwrcnce will not
receive on Monday, March 16, nor
•gain  mtil  farther uotlce.
A sacred concert under tbe auspices
of the Women's Canadian club will bo
field In tho Empress theatre on sun
day, March 21.
Th? ladies auxiliary to the Brothe'-
tiood ot Railroad Trainmen will give
an At Home in the opora house on
Monday, April 5, Dancing will com-
«nence at 9 p.m..
A meet.ni,' ol lioys interested in or
wishing to join the Boy Scouts Hrt-
gade was h"hl in the city ball on
Thursday nipht. Tho boys wore addressed by A. McRae, president;'W.H.
Wallace, secretary, Mayor W.A. Fo >te,
W. J. Hughes and R.D. Colpitts.
The death occurred at tho Queen
Victoria hospital on Thursday from
pleuropneumonia of Doreon Lillian,
infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .1.
Arthur Woodland. The funeral will
tie held from the residence, 21 First
street tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. C.A.
procunier will officiate.
Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo, Rev. C.
A. Procunier Ol Kevelstoke, Rev. E.
r. Plewelllng of Cranbrook and Rev.
E. A. St. (i. Smythe of Trail reach-
el the city last evening to attend the
meeting today of tho executive of the
diocese "of Kootenay and registered
at the Strathcona.—Nelson News.
The Revelstoke branch of the Rad
Crossi society shipped to Toronto tu-
day the following: 54 suits pajamas,
31 short hospital night shirts, 1 hod
jacket, 2 knitted hands aud 3C, pairs
eocke. Shipments will be made more
frequently, and in smaller quantities
in future. Thc society wish to thank
K. G. McRae who attended to tho
chipping and packing.
Thc new schedule ul commission to
be charged on postal money orders
lor payment In the United States, to
wlrtch reference waB made yestorday.
follows: For sums not exceeding $10
10c; over glO and up to S'lu, 80c;
ever $30 and up to $50, 30c; over $50
and up to »'". li'. over >(»' and up
to $M, 50c; over t^O and Up to $100,
V.'c. No limitations ate placed on 'he
amount of money orders that may he
purchased by the remitter.
The murfic loving politic of Revel-
stoke is promised a treat on tbe
evening of Sunday. March 21, when a
I concert  will he given     under
the auspices ot the Women's Cnna-
6 e i;ii, in the Kmpress theatre, after the dismissal of th various
ch irches The hest talent the city
pOessesses will be heard at this event.
The- ce.nimitiee in charge of the pro-
r: ■ Mr- ll ;.'ddar,l, Mrs. L.W.
(food tnd Mlsi Lawson. A silver colter ■ will betaken at tie door ths
i • ',,   | .•'' ■ •
,;ecr.-  coming      fi
parts of th-- c'.untrv t i i
il -.-11  of MWmiUa start-
i ., and ., :e:i"*-.-d d>*nund lor
lumber. Tb- Hi der! y Press says the
I is showing most en
< ,8    of    revival       The
Okanagan B*** MU - ' ' shipping
from - ■ • •.   ■ and
th'   I a orders ..head     that
will «
i ■    • .   fe.r  the -h     ,,r
two. I:r ,) I Johnson
will havi running ln a few
days All this should mare for the
re o; • '   lugging  ( • nett.
there        ,     • renewed
for firm pr iducti of a 1 I d-.—Salmon Arn, Obaerver.
Mrs. H.N. Coursier will not receive
on Tuesday.
Mrs. A. A. McArthur will not receive on Wednesday,  March 17.
B, Davis of Calgary registered at
thc Hotel Revelstoke on Thursday.
The Tango club hold another well
attended dance, on Wednesday  night.
Over 50' applications to join the
Boy Scouts Brigade have been received.
Mrs. W. .1. Laws will recelvo on
Tuesday, March li* ,and not. again
this season.
Mrs. T. Kilpatrick and children left
on Thursday for Charlottetown owing to the illness of her mother.
Miss Ida Wilcox has joined the stall
of thc Revelstoke hospital as a probationer.—Salmon Arm Obasrver.
Among the guests at thc Hotel He
velstoke on Thursday were Angus
Munn und E.L). l.ennie of New Westminster.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shcphnrd and
Mrs. J. StnckhouBc of Gdacior were
guests at tbe Hotel Revelstoke on
Mrs. Qeorge Moth, Mrs. J.vE. Hop-
good aud Mrs. - T. W. Bradshaw will
receive on Wednesday, and not agaiu
this season.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Paulding, Big
Eddy, entertained a number of their
friends on Thursday evening. Games,
music and refreshments, each played
th"ir part In a very pleasant even
Hon. W. J. Bowser, attorney-yencr-
ul, will at an early date make a tour
of a number ol the provincial constituencies. It is also heing arranged
that Sir Richard McBride shall address a series of meetings in the
various centres.
The arrangements which were in
band for tho bidding of nominating
conventions at various centres
throughout the province in tbe in
teresta of tho Conservative party
have heen postponed, consequent upon the announcement that th" date
of the elections is postponed.
Ford Tyler was taken-suddenly ill
i n Thursday morning last with ap-
i i! Kit is. and w.,s later operated upon at the **• Revelstoke hospital. His
, :..au> LHilda Will bo pleased tu learn
that   the  operation  was  entirely   sue
ceasful and that bis progress is Ugh
ly satisfactory.—Salmon Arm Observer.
The following is a summary of tbe
: receipts and    expenditures     of     th.'
'Revelstoke  Relief     society.   Receipts:
Private subacriptlona, $640.30; sundry
receipts,   $890 B0   t :..    H   '   10,    Kx
peneses   Entertainments and printing,
t22.0ti;    chanty,     $407.13;     supplies,
■•wing, etc..  >
Balance 20.40.
•   .1 M   M< K i- .a dian
is     in
t.iwn o;.  Saturday.  Whn» here he in
..   .-      -._. .   ,
-1 of trad-   and -
<■'.   i I .'.f sev-
•    ■
to the recent ch   -
the  freight    ar.A
ments at the lo
--    ■   r »•
I    ■
to neseist th-m tn thi
ran   wnr  authOI t
■   ,
-  iiotiee or to t-.e
'   the  .r,riot7    r. the    Y.   M.
C. A      n   W.Mne«i1«T    aft -r.o ,n   any
f.ld linens or rntton they  may have
pillow  rinp*,    -,,wts '."•■ear   ti,
.'I   White
will he most   Mttptable    anrf   :»''
N'o piecps ne»d   h.      oneMereA
small as the ' nndage* hive K\)  to M
I wrapped   ,r   r ttflt    before  sterilising.
P. Hooley of Vancouver is visiting
hiB son Frank Hooley.
W. Gardiner, representing W. T.
Stein*'& Co., of Vancouver is In the
The date for thc performance of
Bringing up Father at, the Opera
house has been postponed.
The old steam laundry site has
been purchased hy Mar K'ulio who
has commenced the building of a
Thc ladies of the Altar society are
holding a sale of home cooking on
St. Patrick's day and a whist drive
in the evening.
The Girl's Hospital auxiliary will
serve tea at thc mil'incry openings of
C.B. iluiy/' & Co., and Roid & Young
on Tuesday,   March lC.
Thc Ladies Aid of thc Methodist
church will hold a tea and sale of
home cooking at the residence of Mrs.
L. Howson an Friday, Mnrch 19.
Prank  Mercy charged  witb vagrancy appcarod yesterday  before     j .   ,,
Hamilton,      police magistrate,      and
wus allowed to go on suspended sentence.
Tbo pictures at thc Empress theatre on Wednesday will be a benefit
performance for the Revelstoke Ski
club. The Mystery of Seaview will he
tbe leading feature.
Preparations are in progress to resume work at the Lanark mine. A
gang of men has already left for the
property. It 'is intended to put in a
tramway  this summer.
O. T. Bibb gave another interesting lecture on mining and prospecting in the High school. These weekly
lecturcB are hecoming very popular,
many of those attending having to
Judge Rudkin of Spokane has made
an order for the extradition of K.
Hove who is charged with receiving
money knowing that it had heen obtained from the Canadian Pacific
railway  hy fraud.
A slide occurred this morning on
the Canadian Pacific railway at
Annis ahout seven miles from Sicamous. As a consilience today's No.
.2, from the east ducat 11.05 a. m.
is not expected in until about 7 p.m.
George Mikus charged with obtaining money hy fraud from the Cana-
i dian Pacific railway was arrested in
Nelson and was brought to the city
yesterday. He will appear before R.
Gordon, stipendiary magistrate, this
M x McRae was elected and installed as Worthy Patron at a nv-et-
tng of thc Order of the Eastern Star
held in thc Masonic hall on Tuesday
evening. AJter the mcetinc games of
r.trds were played followed )>y daii.ty
Li. B Faulkucr, audit officer for
the Hank of Commerce in Vancouver,
has been appointed an assistant inspector in the department of the
tendent of Centrr.l Western
i.ranehes at Winnipeg. He is well
snown in Revelstoke.
On  Sunday afternoon at 3.4-5, Rev.
A.   Procunier      will      address th;
Mens M eting in the Y.M.C.A..   The
address  .s tlmcl for   '..IT.  on  Sunday,
and  not 4 O'clock,  as  is the   general
iat  will  be Mr   Hard-
riag I Brti -1   Day."
re invited.
The address given     ' . R.  ("hisolm
ihn's e un-h
 1     t>y
t ended    the
• England mi ■   t time.
,y Me
•   •■• ■ enranr.e
rh.-r.   -heir  s-.n  Horace en-
•-   Ol   his   tl
g til thl      -nipper
hour   when     deUeics     refrMh ments
d    Mrs   H H   Per/ ison and
Mrs   R    .-iqilarehrlegi assisted     Mrs
TODAY. -Heart Of Th" Nl^ht
Wind. 2 parte with Mary Puller. Kord Motor I i .,, .iny's
R rl I, 2 parts ■ho'-v.tig how
they mak cars V.vi tal I "
MONDAY.— Warret' Kerri^,kn ln
The Empire of Aluston, •Mofd
of Teranee 0.  Ronke eerie*
TUESDAY.-Such A Little Win en
with Mary  Pickford, B parts,
Pamoue Player*.
WEDNESDAY.-The Mystery 01
Seaview,     I parti   Ski Club
benefit. Belgian   War Pictures
Hattirdn,  next     and Monday.
10, and 21.
i hi  d'-nth   iccnrrc i     on   Ti. i
morning  nft. r  ■  yir's     illneee     of
JBunan   Armstrong,       Wile      ot   Willis
trm-eitrong, of Revelltoke, locomotive
enL-meer ..r, the Canadian P<a6lflc rail*
n    *-ir^   \-n,st.r,.n,- wi,,, cam*Irom
I ,    fint...  wns   t-2 veafs of age.
'She hnd  hern married  It yeari     and
rnme  to   Revels'oke      from      Roi'srs
POM,  Deceased  was well   known     In
I Kevelstoke ,t,,| \|r|.,it.V and w,s a
memlecr of the Eastern Btsr, t.he Q
I.A. to n. of I,.P. nnd of the con
grogntlon ol SI  i>t»rs chnrcb,    she
leaves a husband and three r.hlldnm
H'elnev. aged 1», Mary aped If, end
Rusc>eli nred 11, Tb* finernl will
lake pine this nftemoon from St.
Peter'i church nnd will bl held under
the ntisplce* of the order  of Wnstern
Btrn and ol the n.i.a *o b. of -l.e.
The i««,f„,'.e! I'.r.ards of trade of
Ontario at their ,n-,u.,l eonventloi
passed   a   N favoring
control   of  thl nicK.el  ontpnt    of tb«
Krar,k .lames, who was one of th'
laflt surviving n,ern(,erH of thl Jetnet
Younger hand of outlaws, died at his
home near Excelsior Sprongl, Mo .
01 I'*"''. IH, aged IA years. Men,
'old of the tenacity with
whleb lm Clung to his deterinln itlon
to live nn Upright life after hln sur
render and Ms reirlstance to tbe offers of lari-e sums to irtvfi InfoTmn
itlon that rould be used In n hook, as
be had promls<sd the Oovernor of
Missouri when he surrendered that he
would never writ* b hook about him
aelf or permit It to be written      The
lame*   brothers   were   orlginnlly mem-
ben  of Qunntrell's  duerrlllne  durtne-
the Civil Wnr, and on Its close enter
ed  upeon their career of crime.
Empress Theatre
MARCH  20th and  22nd 1915
CONTINUOUS FROM 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Under auspices of Mail-Herald in conjunction with Chicago Tribune
4200 feet of Motion Pictures taken in the war
zone with special permission of Belgian
50/p.c. of Tribune's Profits
Go to Belgian Ked Cross
The First Scenes of
"They nre urand pictures, the only real war pictureR shown eo far. The tithers, exploited ne nut-
hentic,  Himply hnve been manoeuvres or scenes connected with transportation."
MAJOR FUNKHOUSK, Chief Hoard of Censors, ("nlcngo.
"They are real war pictures."
THBO.   PHILLIPS,  Board of Censors, Chicago.
"The pictures ehow no parade and no brass band; only the stern   realism    of conflict and    car-
nafe." DR.  JOS. STOl/TZ, Rabbi of Ieaiah   Temple, Chicago.
"Wonderful,  wonderful.  Thc   moet impressive pictures I have evct  seen."
RBV. ,±l,BKmT  J. McOARTNEY, raitor Bvanpcllc    Church, Chicago.
"Certainly the  first nnd possibly the lart opportunity for the present generation    to see actual
living  vleewe of   n ,vreat war.  Judged  from nny possible standpoint,   lt is a wonderful  opportunity
for knowVdpe, yen, experience,   that should be neglected liy no one,   old or young."
EDITORIAL, Chicago Tribune.
"Every Inch of these films hns something of intense interest to the student,    the    historlnn, the
w»r critic, the fathers nnd mothers, and the children of this country."
"Oreit motion pictures that   mnke the war real. It li ln reporting thc war that the motion picture mnchlne has achieved  lis  greatest success, for lt asslite us toward n reality that closely approaches   actual   participation." OTTAWA FREE) PRESS
Empress TM, Sat. dnd Non., March EOth and IM
The Balcony will be reserved, apply to McDonald's Drug Store
Prices 25c.    Sdiool Children 25c at Matinee Performance


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