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Array REVELSTOKE
Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navlga-
tion centre between Calgary
and the Pacific ocean.
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The Mail-Herald
THE MAIL-HERALD
Published twice weskly—Read
by everyone--Th« recognized
advertising medium for the
city and district.
Vol. 22—N % 76
REVELSTOKE. B.C. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31; 1915
$2.50 Per Yea*-
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HON. Tl" >MAS TAYLOR UNANIMOUS
CHOIU OF CONSERVATIVE CONVENTION
WORK ON AUTOMOBILE ROAD
CONTINUED THIS SUMMER
No Other Name  Proposed—Minister of Public Works
Thanks Convention for Unanimous Support—Eagle
Valley Solid for Taylor Assurance of Delegates
Basest Ingratitude to Send Another  to  Victoria
in Mr. Taylor's Place Declares C. S. McCarter
Speeches Full of Fight and Show Determination to
Win Significant Triumph—Coat Off From Now_to
Election Day, Says J. H. Armstrong—Halls Landing
Unanimous for Conservative Candidate — T. Kilpatrick Chairman
Hon. Thomas Taylor, minister ot
public works is the candidate of the
Conservatives ol Kevelstoke for the
approaching provincial elections. His
was the only name placed before the
nominating convention on Monday
evening, and the enthusiasm with
which his candidature was unanimously adopted gave strikiug evid-
dence ot the satisfaction which Conservatives feel with his services and
of their determination that the result of the elections shall make him
oncrf more the representative of Revelstoke in the legislature and the
cabinet.
The meeting was a remarkable tribute to the popularity of the minister of public works and to the fighting spirit of the Conservatives of
the city. Although no intimaOion. that
the meeting would be open to any but
accredited delegates had been given
Conservatives from every direction
thronged to the Star theatre, determined to show their loyalty to their
popular representative, and when the
chair' was taken by T. Kilpatrick
every seat in the theatre was occupied aud many were standing at the
back of thc hall.'Mr. Taylor's name
was received with loud applause, and
with vigorous cheers at the eonclu-
eion of the meeting and the speeches
that followed the nomination breath-
■ed a spirit of "unity and an enthusiastic determination to give Hon.
Thomas Taylor the largest majority
of any candidate in the province.
Kvery part of the constituency was
represented and the speakers declared
that their districts were heart and
soul with the McBride government
and with 'its candidate for RevelBtoke.
On the motion of A.E. Kincaid seconded by Russell Evans, T. Kilpatrick was voted to the chair and J.E.
Paulding of Craigellachie was appointed secretary. Mr. Kilpatrick announced that the purpose of the meeting was to select a Conservative
standard binrer for Revelstoke con-
Btituency amd called tor nominations.
J. H. Armstrong said that he had
nominated Mr. Taylor last time and
he would do the same this time. He
was seconded by W.R. Reid of Arrowhead, Mr. Taylor's name ;being received  with  hearty, cheers.
No other nomination was made and
the entire meeting showed its enthusiastic endorsation of Mr. Taylor's candidature and a messenger
was sent to inform Mr. Taylor ot the
action taken byV thc convention.
Hon.  Thomas Taylor.
Mr. Taylor's entry to the thentrc
was greeted with hearty applause.
He thanked the convention for the
nomination and for the confidence it
had expressed In him. This was the
eighth time that he had received tho
nomination of the Conservatives of
Revelstoke, . Last time his election
had been unanimous. It was a great
gratification to him after so many
years >service to dnce more receive
the unanimous endorsation of the
Conservatives. He knew that they
would not (orget the premier of
British Columbia who was proved
and trted and who had stood liy the
province In ItB time of stress. At
the polls he believed it would he
prov<ed that Sir Richard still held
the lane place tn the hearts of   the
I pie,  They  hoard many  rumors and
Liberal papers gave three or four
ontllnM of the situation, They said
that Mir Richard was to go to LOtt
don ,h agent general, thai he was to
be minister ol tholntsrlor and that
In' would be a candidate iu Dewdney.
lie was sure that at a time like thiB
the in■•'tnicr WOllld not leave the province of Iinti'.li Columbia. Now wart
the  time Ihat   the    province  especially
needed him and he would remain so
lonif as he was needed. There would
be ample opportunity* lor discussion
of policies, during the campaign and
for the refutation of criticism. Much
of the criticism was unreasonable.
Mr. Brewster's manifesto was a ridiculous document. .It contained nothing but abuse, nothing constructive.
It was full of destruction and calumny. He did not believe that the people would take it as an indication
that the i government should be turned out of office. Locally he understood that some of the railroad men
were \dissatished with the income tax.
The income tax law had not been
passed hy the present administration.
It was ia existence hefore he entered
politics l'i years ago. The government was not responsible for passing
the act. The tax originally was two
per cent on incomes above $100*1.
The present government had reduced
the tax to li per cent, and had given,
a special exemption of s50O lor railroad men. If the tax Was originally
unjust it was not the fault of the
present administration which had
tried to make it fair.
Thc government, said Mr. Taylor,
had spent 81,200,000 in tbe neighborhood of Revelstoke in the past six
and one half years. He did not claim
that Revelstoke had received better
consideration than any other riding,
but he did claim that he had dealt
fairly with Revelstoke and with the
province. He believed that the voice
of the people would support him so
long as he dealt fairly with the people. There was substantial revenue
behind the Revelstoke district which
was almost on a par with the expenditure. Many new sections were
now opening up which would call lor
attention but so far as he could he
would represent Revelstoke fairly and
squarely. He thanked his good
friends for their confidence ln him
and hoped to represent them as
honestly in the future as he had tried
to do in the past.
Thomas  Kilpatrick
While awaiting Mr. Taylor's arrival
the meeting was addressed by Thomas Kilpatrick who expressed his
great pleasure at the action which
had /been taken, lf any member was
deserving of renomination it was
Hon. Thomas Taylor. No other • riding had benefitted to greater extent
from tbe services of its representative. When they reviewed his work
first as a private member and then
as a cabinet minister they found him
deserving of confidence. Bridges,
roads, trails and schools hud been
built. They were much needed und
had been beneficial to thc opening of
the country. He believed tliat the
legislation providing for loauB to
settlers would be most important to
the district. In the past the district had been handicapped by the reserve in the railway belt, but now
there would be a good opportunity to
clear land. It was said by the Liberals that the Conservatives had stolen
their platform. The government had
commenced a couple of years ago and
had sent a agricultural commission
to New Zealand. Australia and
Bhirope and the agricultural bill was
| the result so he did not sec how they
'could bc accused of stealing the
Liberal platform. S.S. Tayloi. a pro
niinent Liberal lawyer bad pointed
out thnt the Liberals had no policy
and the Sun now said that the main
features of the Liberal policy would
bo disclosed before the election. The
Country   knew    wh it wns   the      poRc;
of   th.'    nresent     government,    He
I tin nght there was no question as tn
the remit "f the election, The Revci-
otoke constituency was honored I.y
being repreeanted by .. cabinet min
liter,     Mr. Taylor    was an old     and
R.
F. Creen Has Secured Same Appropriation as Last
Year and Extension of Automobile Road in Revelstoke Park Will Proceed This Summer—Member
Sends Good News to President of Revelstoke
Conservative Association
James Mclntyre, president of the
Revelstoke Conservative association,
Las received notification from it. f.
Green, member for Kootenay that he
has succeeded in securing the eame
appropriation as last year for the
extension of the automobile road in
the Revelstoke park. Mr. Green states
that the work on tin- road construction will continue ,.s usual this summer.
"I am delighted with the news,"
said Mr. Mclntyre, 'und 1 think thut
everyone in Revelstoke will be equally pleased ami will give Mr. Green
credit      for     having       accomplished
splendid work for Revel<stoke, At
tlie present time when, owing to tbo
war, tbe government is reducing expenditures so far as possible it
is particularly gratifying to know
that Mr. i.reen baa succeeded in securing the appropriation necessary
for the continuation of the work. It
will mean much to Revelstoke and
will relieve the minds of those who
hardly dared to hope that under present conditions the progress of tho
weer': would '.e continued this year."
Mr. Mclntyre intends to send a latter i if hearty thanks of Mr. Green for
his successful  efforts
GOOD WORK PERFORMED
BY HOSPITAL GUILD
Hon Thomas Taylor,  minister of  public works, who on Monday even-
iii'.-  wi's unanimously chosen as Conservative  candidate     for      Revelstoke
constituency at the approaching provincial elections. Mr. Taylor was born
|  in  London. Ontario.  He came west as far as Winnipeg in  1N-.V   In  1S-SK he
cume to Donald end moved to Reytlstoke in LS03, (Mi March 1:;, 1900 he
! was first nominated as a candidate  for th" ■legislature. At that time the
government was not conducted on part; lines and Mr. Taylor was the
i tirst provincial  Conservative candidate nominated   in    British Columbia.
He was elected on June 9, 1900 and bai ever since been a member of the
j  legislature,   He  became .,  minister in   the  McBride     cabinet  in  December,
I'. '-.  ami  ,.t th» present  fime holds   the     portfolio of     minister of,public
works.
tried representative and he was   sure
that every delegate would do his   utmost     to secure a triumph lor     Mr.
Taylor at the polls.
I G. E. Plnucane.
lt Wus the largest) audience be had
ever addressed said G.B. Finucanc of
Mali kwa when called upon for a
speech. All the people ol the Fugle
river valley were in favor of Hon.
Thomas Taylor, he said. They were
anxious [or connection by road with
Kevelstoke. He had lived there tor
It; years. The district was ton far
from Kamloops and  belonged to   lle-
, velstoke. They hoped lor much from
Mr. Taylor and he believed that both
the city and Malakwa would benefit,
Revelstoke need not be afraid of the
Eagle river valley, Mr. Kinucane assured the audience. They intended to
give Mr. Tuylor the biggest majority ever obtained thcre.
Vi. H. Ueid
\\ . H Reid of Arrowhead said that
he had supported Mr. Taylor ever
since he bad been a member and he
intended to continue to do so. He
believed that Kevelstoke obtained
more than it was entitled to from
the government and he thought that
its ritizens showed poor appreciation
of Mr. Taylor's services in nominating a candidate to oppose Aim.
When  the road to Arrowhead  was op
'en he expected that all the people of
] Revelstoke would come there to live
in summer, and they intended to have
a bridge, summer hotel and other attractions.
W.  S. Rennn .
1  W.S. Rennie, Comaplix, tfopught that
I r judgment had been shown when  a
candidate  was    nominated   to  oppOM
Mr. Taylor. In his district they   had
gOod   roads and   had been well  treated
by   the   government  while  the   Liber
als  had  done      nothing.     The south
would  solidly support  Mr.  Taylor.
Mr.   Roberts of  Malakwa  expressed
atlsfactlon that Kagle river had
been  included In  the Revelstoke    rld-
inc   and   said  his   distrlrt   was      also
•■olid in   mpport  of Mr. Tayloi
k   Rrlckson,
Mi    Erickson of Malakwa said that
he  had alwavs  Imped  that    Mr. Tny
lor would be    renominated,     Bv<try
bodj  In the Eagle Wiley favored Mr,
or and  loo'<ed forward to better
iTayb
treatment than in tbe past, although
they had always 1 een treated fairly
well.
('apt. Kitzsimii.'ens.
('apt. Kit>.sinimons ol Trout Lake
said tha' all througb the province
people would be pleased t" hear that
Mr. Taylor was again the unanimous
choice of thc Conservatives of Revelstoke. The tirst vote he ever cast
had been lor Mr. Taylor and he had
never regretted that vote. At that
time there had bean no government
on party lines. There was a change
in TIC:! and the government had won
the respect and admiration of the
whole dominion.  Credit   was due     to
' Sir Richard McBride who had the
courage of bis convlcttom, Two of
his strongest supporters had beccn
R.F. Green, M.P. and Hon. Thomas
Taylor.   He  was   entitled   tothe    con
i lldence, respect and supp"it of the
people. Revelltoke had taken n prominent place becauie it had been represented by the minlitei "f    public
works. He thought that there would
be a hot campaign. I ut before Mr.
Taylor's opponent had lost his de
posit  and  he hoped   and   believed   that
th.- same   condition     would     o:cur
again.   They   had   mads      und    trails
Ithat would be a credit to any    pjirl
I of the Dominion and he constantly
[heard compliments paid to them
bv strangers. >Revelltoke'e public
buildings would be a credit to the
city when its population w.ih much
greater than at present. He hoped
that Revelstoke constituency would
show its appreciation by giving Mr.
Taylor   the   greatest   majority   in pie.
portion to tin' v.■ t< of anv    member
in  the province.
G. s. MoCartet
Mr. M"Carter said that. It wns a
pleasure t" him to add his eulogy of
the services of Revelstoke's member.
Regarding  the  inu.e.rs us to thc   in
tentioni of Bir Rl<thard McBride    hi
hid told people that be knew Sir
Richard too well to believe that he
Would leave British I'olumhin to Its
own   rcHoiiiecs   at the      present   time.
He thought th-1 Revelstoke would lie
fortunate to bave Mr, Taylor again
as its representative   ami   that     it
W'.,uld  'ei' an act   < f  the      basest      In
 , ■■—— ' —4
(Continued on 1'age Five)
The following an- the reports of Be-
cratary and treasurer of thc Ladies
guild of the Queen Victoria hospital.
Madam  President  ami  Ladies
I beg to submit my report for the
year.
Notwithstanding the many demands
made upon the putWc the Hospital
Guild work has been most gratifying.
Seven entertainments were given
from which the sum of $429.86 was
realized. Two teas were held in
March, one at the Royal Shoe Btore
and one at C.B. Hume £• Company.
Thc Valentine dance given with the
members of the Girls Auxiliary was
well patronized. Another dance ..ook
place on Victoria day. A Whist eiriv
on October the 2::rd was a gr<eat success.
Over two hundred and sixty jurs ol
fruit and pickles were donated at the
Thanksgiving jam and pick!,- showei
and over two hundred pieces of linen
at the Easter linen shower.
The guild supplied dressing gowns.
slippers, dishes and linen, also silver
and China for the nurses' dinine-
room. They purchased flowers and
vases. They also paid a sewing woman for making thc iinen into nightshirts and other articles.
K.  C.  McCARTER
Secretary.
Receipts.
Bai.  in  bank,  Feb   22. 'i I $ 22
I ie c >eds of tea  in .March. 32
Half  pro.   St.   Valentines dance    t',1.
Millinery  opening  tea, 20.
Dues collected, 21
Donation to linen  shower, 1
Proceeds of May dance, s7
Proceeds of July dance, 18
Proceeds of Octobeer whist. (6
Proceeds  i f  December dance, 132
Donation from Masons, 25
Interest on deposit,
25
75
SO
-.".
. 15
.00
.03
00
CO
55
00
3.1
Total,
$190.20
Expmidit'jre
Sewing  woman,
? 57.50
Flowers.
18.95
Post Cards and st.imrs.
1.00
Slippers and bath robes,
41.50
Balance on  furniture,
29.55
Expense,  May dance.
Expense October whist,
11.T5
Expense December dance,
:. 5.50
Sheeting,  etc.
82.35
Cutting.
. '.hi
Dishes,
7.-.5
Balance in bank, February,
U5.90
Total, SIW.20
FLORENCE R FOOTt
Treasurer.
Reggie Calder Elected
Boy Scouts' Secretary
A meeting ol tbe boy Scouts w t
held in the scout headquarters Last
n'lL'ht. By a Unanimous vote tin
scouts elected Reggie Calder seep ■■'■■,
treasurer. N. R Brown gave further
instructions in knot tying, and HI..
Derr started the pre limnu-ry work tn
signalling.
A scout drill will   >.  held on
day morning at the a it ket gi
in.30. Every boy must perlorm     bii
homi duties or chores before  :
lng for drill
To date 7k boye bs I    for
menjbershlp Un the i oj Bcoul si
tion.
J.M. Paterson was   one    of    the
Bpenkrrs  at   the   KOUtl  meeting      on
Friday.
The boys who have passed the ex
animation    iu      scout      promise   and
tcout law arc as follows   F.  w  I
c. Price, g. Price,    A. Daniels,     H.
Bradshaw,   E.  llradshaw, E.  K:
I-'. Tremble, G.   ] rcmlde. R. Tn
J,  Brown.  A.  Fleetham,    W.  II
son,    s. Gale,    D. Bouthworth,    J,
Cartwright,   T, Dockhard, R. Shaw,
A.   Cartwright,      C.   Mucin mot.      W.
whittaker,    R. Lawrence, l. Driggs.
W.   Smythe.  A.  CoUStttn,     .1.    M
T.  McRae, W.  .Jamieson. Albert  Par
ker, Arthur Parker.  D. McCleneghan,
C. HowBon. G.  Y.iiiiii:, A. Hon:
Abrahamson,  11.   McLean,  B.   Taylor.
p. Cowan, .1. McKinnon, w  c
C   Moth,    J,   Ulen      K   Bkeni    H
Morris.
Candidates Selected^
Vancouver liberals
\ am     rer,     B, C,     March     il.—
(Special to the Mall Herald).—Ralph
.   M.A.   Macdonald,     Dr.    J.W.
Mclntl lb,      J.W    deli Farris,      J.   S.
and  PatrleCk   Donnelly     were
.■ isl)   - • i'ii' I   by  the    Liberal
tion   last   night out  of  a    field
of 17 nomlnws t       be    the Liberal
standard beat ri In   the forthcoming
provli        ul e t ion.
lea and Exhibition
By Red Croes Society
A tea under the auspices of tho
local branch of the Red (Tibs society
v II ie given at the home of Mrs. G.
.-' McCarter on Monday afternoou.
April 5. tbe hostesses on this occa-
SiOP are to lie Mrs. McCarter and
Mrs. W.H. Sutherland. An exhibition
i ' ti.'e i !■'■ t! ■   ladlese   who
have been .-" bui ly    engaged during
the  past/ few weeks,   making bandages
and hospital SUppllM,  will  be    given.
lhe  public is invited  to come     and
s  piles  of these hos-
[4tal  necessities   which  will     go     to
belp make the work of the Red Cross
nurses end medical  corps easier     and
more      effectiv. . A      silver      col
*cn. thc funds to be
used for purchasing more material t,>
continue    'ins ent   "f Red
•vork.
Peter Luml hns ruigntA his post      Fernie                is    i | departments
Hon 'is managing director ot tl.e .,re each giving ?!'' a month for re-
Crow's Nest Pass Lumber compan; Uel work, and other employees 5 per
nt Wnrdner. 'cent of their salaries. PACK TWO.
THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 19117
S
Sporting Goods
BASEBALL     LACROSSE     LAWN TENNIS
AMMUNITION FISHING TACKLE, &c.
Garden Tools
Wheel Barrows, Lawn Mowers, Sprayers, Pruners,
Guaranteed Rubber Hose, All Varieties Seeds,
Onion   Sets,  Multipliers,   Grass   and   Clover   Seed
Bourne Bros., Ltd.
GROCERIES and HARDWARE
TREE SPRAYS
NOW is the time  to spray your   trees.
Lime and Sulphur Is considered the best. We havc also in the Dry
Powder Form, and Arsenate ol    Lead.
Tree  Primers in  short or long handles. Tree Sprayers tu fasten on
a barrel; pump from a pail, or Hand  Sprayers.
GARDEN TOOLS
Rakes,  Spades,  HoeB,  Shovels.  Get Busy and Clean Up.     Do your
uliarc to beautify your home.
LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO., Limited
i INS.M1T1I1NH
Plumbing
HART MUNRO TELLS OF
ARRIVAL IN IRELAND
Go After tlie Chicken Business!
SPECIALS FOR YOUNG CHICKS.
Dr. Rush'8 Chick Food. Cracked Corn.
Wheat, Bran, and Shorts for sale at
L.  C. MASSONS   STORES
WAR DECLARED!
BREAD
War is declared    on our stock  of       Why  nre we seliinc: more   bread?
Tea and Coftee,     see our window       There must, be a reason,
for speciuls.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot lasts, and as another advance  Is     predicted  in the
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of ours with
any other and we are absolutely
sure  you  will    use the best, then
>ar future we would advise put-       you will know why.
ting by a few pounds. BEST BY  TEST
Phone 41 HOBSON'S Box 784
KING EDWARD HOTEL
H.J.  MCSORLEY.  PROP.
REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms -Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
WINES                LIQUORS              CIGARS
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
WINDSOR HOTEL
EUROPEAN   PLAN
GOOD ACCOMMODATION REASONABLE RATES
c \l-'K IN CONNECTION
ORIENTAL
HOTEL
J. Albert Stone, °ropretor
Suitably furnisher! with the
choicest the market affords.
Beit Wines, Liquors and
Cigars. Kates $1 a day.
Monthly rates.
Mail-Herald
V}lUh
Printing
WILL   PLEASE   YOU
Hurt Munro's letter continues us
lollows telling of the arrival ol the
transports In Ireland.
Tonight there is a whale of a concert In the big dining saloon aft.
This is given by the 'JJrd |in aid of
the Ancient Mariners Home in Liverpool. I stayed for half of the program, but the air became so thick
that I quit in favor of a trip through
the engine room und stoke hold
both of which were much less crowded and less Binoky than the concert
ball. Looking at the ungineers ol
which ahout six were constantly
hovering uroulxl the monster twin
turbine engines polishing here and
thcre with a handful of greasy waste
they appeared to be about a foot and
a half tall and it was necessary for
them to dumb live tlights of iron
steps to work from top to bottom of
the huge steam chests. In the stoke
hold I found six of thc hardest working men I have ever seen an 1 Just to
watch them feeding the dusky diamonds '.nto the roaring mouths af the
various boilers with teaspoons aqout
two feet ncros? the capacity end, gave
mc an awful tired feeling across the
small of my back. Of course they
only work short Bliilts of four hours
each twice a dny with eight hours ofl
between each, but during that time
they do more actual work than most
of us do in a week.
We had an awful kickup at noon
over the grub or rather the ubsenee
of it, but the orderly oflicer of the
day didn't get around In time to
hear the noise as no doubt he had
beard from his predecessor of yesterday what to expect. However tonight we had plenty to eat and we
forgot our troubles [or the space of
U"  minutes while stowing it away.
Wednesday evening, 7 o'clock,
March 3, We had the best day of the
trip today. Thc weather has been
gloriously tine with hardly a breeze
at all. At noon the log showed 199
miles for thc past twtfity-four hours
and the chart showed our position to
be nearly due south of Queenstown,
Ireland. Our course has-been changed
a little to the north this afternoon
and a few minutes ago I um sure I
saw a light-house flash 'light almost 'lead ahead. About live o'clock
the old Mcgantic which so fur has
bcel the last boat in the line showed
us what she could do by passing us
easily and at the same time the
Heeex   cut   away  to    port      and     the
Aderland followed her. Now we    are
sailing two abreast and about half a
mile  apart,   It  is     rumoured  aboard
that   we are to  pick  up a section     o[
the chann^ squadron about two    in
the   morning   hut I   thin.5   we shall   he
-   to shore by that   tim»     to
make it worth while. As we form part
■ in« guard I  think   break-
lasf   ■■ 111 be my last nioul aboard this
ind  I  .im by no means    sprry,
.•. well within  the  Kaiser's
.   line, but  I  don't see     anj
vorrying.     This   afterne
stei  parade on deck «
great coal
etc.   I guess half the men wo   '   goto
■ ley will bi
sc thr Tha
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nome ol
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The
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put on fn
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rate   of   about        19       knots, while   the
Vaderlan i   a pi n oi ted
•   Esse     ii ibe    iai :,i  :■ ice
It. is a beautiful moonlight night, bul
wc cannol enjoy II »nv more as they
uron'l even allow us on deck tonight
which  is certnlnly taking some   pre
rautiom   t   im  ng to gel     up   al
i a.m. t" gel n picture of Queens
lown. We will probably land thi
English mall which nt have aboai il
There  is also n  large shlpmenl     ol
specie which I have just heard about.
Thursday, fl a.m.—1 did not go to
sleep until one o'clock this morning,
but when the engines stopped at lour
1 wo!;e up and hurried on de^k to
have a look at the shamrock Isles
and Queenstown harbor which is
supposed to be the best in the world.
•Wc sighted the lights at the harbour
mouth when over forty miles .outline)
no doubt they Bawi us fully as soon
for wc were surrounded about two
o'clock by a flotilla of EngliBh torpedo boat destroyers which from the
decks of this boat, look like toy
Rhlps and one could hardly believe if
he didn't know better that they were
capable of staying afloat in a heavy
sea to some uneasiness among thc
English boys who were figuring on
spending innumerable holidays and
week-ends with the old folks at borne
and the other fellows sisters, but for
my part 1 think 1 would prefer Cur-
ragh rump to Salisbury PlaiiiB so
"Erin go llragh." One of the first
things 1 heard ' when I went on deck
this morning was that thc German
submarine U-21 had been sunk ,by one
of the Allen liners and I am sure it
will be welcome news to many be
sides mc. Queenstown, March, 5.W
Have been anchored here a lew hundred yards ofl tbe shore over 2-1 h«iu'tt
now, the other boats have been tied
up at the dock, but as far as we can
see nobody was allowed on shore. We
expect to tie up thiR morning to discharge mail, etc., and after that may
get moving again, lt is rather an
noylng after a trip such as ours to
be bo close to land without being
able to \v«lk ashore. We had scarcely
anything but bread and margarine
(the latter beginning to taste n little strong) yesterday the excuse being that the mcut order had been
stopped on account of our expected
departure. He spent the most of th,.
time yesterday in sizing up Queens-
.town and it is safe for me to say
that I have never seen a town which
approaches it for natural and artificial beauty. It is built around the
nearly circular harbor like sections
of a grandstand around a race track,
there being as it were about six rows
of scats. The resemblance is more
marked as the architecture while
slightly vuried in different parts of
the town is the same 'in each section
and the rows of ln'ick houses four ami
the storks high built tenement (as
hion without a break for several
hundred yards. The order has just
Come in to roll our great coats, just
ns though we were going ashi re and
a few more of these nonsensical
stunts will drive sonc of us crafty.
Imagine Boor space in the cabin
which happens to be foi.r by six feet.
As I have u chance to mail this
scribble by sending it ashore with an
old lady who is abo'.ird peddling
oranges, apples and cigarettes I will
cut it short here and will write yon
more fully when we land Bomewhcre.
The latest rumour (this one is red-
hot) is thut we nre coaling and provisioning here today for Gibraltar or
the south ol Prance, we shall know
When wa get there and not a minute
sooner.
With kind  regards to all from
II \KT"
Trail  has   soli
...mis at   ,88,
block   of    school
The Nelson Patriotic fund is     now
filghlIj  >.vi i  -:,ii»ij.
Geo.  Kindle,     principal     ol Kasi..
i esigned,
bere were .172 men on
!   ,'i   I'hoenix.
The Canadian  Pacific railway    has
ti egrapb oflice
; ible   for the
innual N. laon  n «
138 foi  patt i"
I      ' it came from ., hard
i le   ball,
 ced "i" i ,
Irand I
rom    any     part     .,f
ar H
The Kootenaj   Frull   Growers'   un
ion operati d  it   a   'ems of ll.iHK) last
-   the     .tOl '    llOCe
M         Mlddletot • ■ • v 111
ii Ulcultui lit, who ta .   A
up it   fi,"  hospital  foi   tin"- wreaks
Is around
in Gi and  Poi Its  when you ps ■
e .   ,ii   nine  is  i ut ill  the papei
Must    ler   COI eit    Ol
merll  In  that c
Kasio k eotcnalnn   While trimming
a   rose  bush    a    few    'lays    ago.     Aid.
IpMrS   ran   uCroSS   a couple   of
thai n ',    ,,,.1   iboul r<eniv ie.   ,
HOW SONS' ANNUAL
FURNITURE SALE
Starts March  1st.
Bargains to Please our Customers as in
Previous Years
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
$7,000,000.00
7,000,000.00
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President Vice-President
KDWARD HAY, General Manager.
WILLIAM MOFFAT, Assistant General Manager.
Savings Bank Department
Depcsits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch Re  elstoke Bra-ch
a.b. McCleneghan, Manager.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
(CURED IN CALGARY)
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West Government inspected—approved bv careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears.
P. BURNS & COMPANY, Limited
COLD RANGE LODGE, No. 8»
KNIGHTS  OP PYTHIAS
Meets every    Wednesday evening
at    S  o'clock,    In  S«*kirk Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  invited.
R. GORDON, C. O.
[. G. burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths'
We specialise in
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roof
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Work
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No. 1(185
LOYAL  ORDER
OK MOOSE
Meets every second
and Fourth Tuesday
in   I lie Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       Dr. McLEAN, Die.
H.L. HAUG, Sec.
H. W. EDWARDS
Taxidermist.
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and Dressed.
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Distributing Agents and Storage
GENERAL OKAYING
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I. 0. O. F.
Meets every Thursday evening In
Selkirk  Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting brethcrn cordially invito.
R. MILLER, N. Gu
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
KOOTENAY LODGE, No. 16.
A. F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings are held ln
New Masonic Hall on tbe Fourth
Monday In each month at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
welcome.
JOHN  LEE, W. M.
ROBT.  GORDON.  Secretary
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GENERAL FOCH
Thu distinguished French General, Comiuandai nf the Ninth Army
i   i-ept, now operating in ihe North. WEDNKSDAY, MARCH 31, WIS
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
PAGB
WORLD NEWS TERSELY TOLD
Transfer of Canadian registered
ships to foreigners, of stfips of Canadian or British register, iB forbidden iby an order-ln-council, unlew approved by the minister of marine.
A corps of dog patrols Jias left
Paris for the front. Thc dogs will accompany outposts and advance sentries. They are trained to give the
alarm at the approach of the enemy,
especially nt night.
Mr. James W. Richards, M. P., for
Prtnce, P.E.I., a member of the
Commons since HOC, and previously
for more than thirty years in the
Prince EDdward Island legislature,
died at Ottawa on March '.*, alter
nearly a year's illness.
A fire, which started on March 11,
<ni the third floor of the Montreal
Court House, in the nunrters occupied by the judges, did damage to the
amount of $300,000, Patrick Glesaon,
B court cner, in a brave effort to save
valuable documents, was o.ercome
by the smoke and died shortly after
his rescue.
The fact that, tbe French .government has given permission to the
Garibaldi Legion now lighting in the
Argonne to return to Italy, presumably in response to a mobilization
call I, is regarded '.n Paris as an indication that Italy's mind is made
up and that she is about to ta'ie an
active part in the wnr on the side *>f
the  Allies.
As a measure of precaution against
a possible epidemic of disease alter
the war, Dr. Dumont, a member of
the French Chamber of Deputies, has
presented a bill in the chamber,
which provides for the burning of
the bodies of all enemy soldiers killed on the battlefield, and, in addition, the bodies of French and allied
and of persons victims of contagious
diseases.
Madame Curie, tho scientist who
with her husband, the late Professor
Curie of the University of Paris, discovered radium, is working in hospitals near thc front with a complete
radiographic equipment.
Dissension among the Socialists ot
Germany has led to a split in their
party. On one side are the Socialists
of the old school, and on the other
thc National reformists. The Socialist organ, the 'Vorwuerts,' laments
this schism, and says that German
Liberals and Radicals regard it
as a national calamity.
Sir JameB Donaldson, vice-chancellor of the University of St. Andrew's and principal of the United
College of St. Salvator and St.
Leonard since 1886, died on March 9,
aged 84 years. He was one of the first
to endorse spelling reform'and at a
meeting of the British association
for thn advancement of science in
i'.il'2, he made a strong plea for the
adoption of the phonetic system. Ho
was knighted by King Edward in
1007.
sacred. Late In December about 3,000
Russian troops were In the city of
Urumia when the Kurds began their
second advance. A force of 500 Russians and Christians engaged, thc
Kurds' advance, killing about 200 of
the invaders. They found them bearing flags witb the word 'jehad," indicating a holy war was being waged.
WESTERN flOAI
By R. T. LOWERY
There arc 42 telephones in Kaslo.
The hotel at Michel is to be reopened.
.Mining lis on the up grade in Can
ada.
A   lish  hatchery   is being  built      at
Curlew lak».
A drunken  man  was recently     seen
in  Vancouver.
Recently in six  days there were ten
births  in Trail.
Vi.  A.   Elletson    his     bought     the j
Rossland  Miner.
.UNDERWOOD.*  UNDERWOOD,  K2XJ
HEAVY  FRENCH   GUNS  EN  ROUTE TO   THE   FRONT
The legislature ol New Brunswick
was opened run March 11, the governor in his speech announcing thnt
a new act to provide for a complete
and scientific survey of the seven million acres of the Crown lands of
New Brunswick, ut a cost of $400,000
extending over a period of three or
four years would be introduced. References were made to the war and
New Brunswick's share in aiding the
empire, and to the province's contribution to Belgian assistance. In ree-
fcrrlni: to pijblic works the' announcement was made that work of a similar character will be curried on as
rapidly ns finances will permit amd
public requirements demand.
The  French  Line  steamship 'Guadeloupe'   was sunk     recently     in     the
| South Atlantic, off the coast of Bra-
I ail,  by  the German  auxiliary cruiser
| 'Kronprinz Wilhelm.' Her   crew    und
I 143 passengers have been landed      at
Pernambuco,     Brazil.     The    'Gaude-
loupe'  wus bound  from  Buenos Ayres
for  Bordeaux.     The   'Kronprinz  Wilhelm bus probably almost    run     her
course and sonic     day     news will be
heard  thut she bas  been  sun':  or  Interned.
I 	
I A new company has been organized to develop the gold properties
en Georgia river, Portland Canal, In
which Messrs. Beaton and Hems-
worth of Vancouver, und W.J. Dickie
of Duncan ure interested. The organization meeting will be held at Victoria this week. Messrs. Leckie and
Kirkpatrick, who examined the property two years ago, reported favorably on it, n chute of high grade ore
being found in a nurrow vein at the
point of intersection with a larger
one.
A Persian physician recently arrived in New York from Urumia, Northern Persia, describing the recont
invasion by Kurds declares that fugitives left the roads behind them
strewed with thousands ot their dead
wlio had succumbed to hardships. He
bad since received reports that many
of the Christians who were unable
to flee because of age, Infirmities or
luck ol trunspoitation had leen jnis-
A few days ago egirs were 2."> cents
a dozen in Creston.
.    The postoffice ut  Cranbrook     took
in S15,00Q last ye ir.
In Kas'o some cherry trees were
In blossom this month.
There was a ball 'in Sandon last
week.  No one was hurt.
A band of Indians are hunting beaver in the Moyie country.
Among the cattle near Oroville
there are a few cases of black leg.
Waste rock is beine shipped Irom
ii issland to lill thn car slip at Kaslo,
In the Lurdo, Long Tom Cottiug-
hani is head chef in a trappers camp.
Business is improving in Western
Canada. The war scare is dying out.
Broughtoii & McNeil are moving
their store from Aldermere to Telk-
wa.
During February, 19 Black Minorca
bens living iu Creston. laid :17U fresh
eggs,
The burning of Pete Lund's road-
house at Wardnei caused a loss of
$■40,000.
Many lumber and shingle mills in
the state ot Washington are working
overtime.
There is one square mile •' land
in Canada to every two people of its
population.
The Ch 'saw News savs that it does
not believe that a -0 inch vein of
radium bas been struck     in    a mine
near that town.  Most    of     tbe local
experts thinks tbat lit is pigmatite.
Beer is again being made in Blairmore, and the editor of. the local paper is happy.
Duck Creek is very putriotic. One
out of 18 of its male population hnve
gone to war.
In Penticton a bakery has installed
an oven, with a capacity of 2.">i>
loaves of bread.
The merchant who stops his ad to
save money is like tbe man who
stopped  the clock to save time.
Bill Cash lives in Oroville. He
must have a lot of relatives for these
times .md bears his name every day.
There are no jitneys in Sandon or
Three Forks. As a base for aeroplanes these towns cannot be excelled.
Last month in ( ranbrook tbere
were ?0 births and one death. The
people of that city have taken our
advice ahout raiding  something.
New Denver is now exporting bides,
skins, beer bottles, shirts, socks, helmets, scenery, mineral specimens,
hockey players and hard shell Grits.
The Cranbrook Prospector cashed
in a few days ago, and now sleeps
in the journalistic cemetery. Its
death was hastened ty catching cold
from a  bank draft.
Red Paddy states tbat at his ranch
near Princeton that he will raise a
second crop of whiskers.  He sold the
first  crop to  a hair  mattress  factory
in New Denver.
The Indian reservation at Colville,
Wash., will not he opened for settlement this year.
For months several men have   been
placer mining at  Rich Bar near Oro-
I ^
I ville.  This bar  was first  worked      In
lSf.O, the same year of the lirst stampede to  Rock  Creek,
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If conditions are favoraiHle and the
water 'is sufficient, the Cork-Province
will resume operations about the
tirst of April.
Four of tbe Canadian unlversltl .-
will furnish for the war several hundred medical students and doctors in
field hospital  corps with equipment.
Supplementary estimates for more
than ten million dollars for seed
grain and other relief for west?rn
farmers were tabled in the Dominion
House of Commons on March !>.,
The first direct provincial taxation
in Nova Scotia since Confederation is
proposed in n bill to levy a war tux
of one mill on the dollar on nil assessable  property.
The operating mileage in Canada
was increased by 1.4'.M miles during
1014, and now stands at 30,795 miles
according to the annual report of the,
railwuy statistics department, tabled
in the House of Commons on March
12th.
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Kootenaian, The price of oats is
about as high as it has ever been
known to reach in Kaslo, the price
being approximate^ ?3 per sack.
I Hay, on the other hand, is somewhat lower than usual.
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of dishonorable conduct, that he has
ever employed bis public position as a
means for private gain, or that his
actions have not always been, governed by a sincere desire to do what he
believed to be in the best interests
of British Columbia.
Sntcrior flMibltebtna Company
LIMITED
E. G.  ROOKE,  Manager and Editor.
WEDNESDAY,  MARCH  83.,  1915
; A SIGNIFICANT DEMONSTRATION
The Conservative convention i>n
Monday evening was a remarkable
evidence of appreciation by the pv>-
pie of the Revelstoke distri.t of the
services rendered by Hon. Thomas
Taylor to the constituency and to
the province
The gathering was a spontaneous
tribute, the significance ot which is
unmistakable, No announcement was
made tbat the meeting would be open to the public, and it was gam-rally believed tbat it was intended exclusively as a convention ol tbc delegates nominated b> the various districts of tin' constituency to select a
candidate in the Conservative interest ior the next provincial election.
But notwithstanding, mure Conservatives assembled than were aide to
find seats In the Stai theatre, all
eager to express their appreciation ol
Mr. Taylor's Bervlces and their satis
faction at the unanimous nomination
so enthusiastically accorded to him.
It waa a demonstration such as is
rarely exhibited, and it cannot lall
to be intensely gratifying to the mln
'ister of pul lie works -that his long
p Utica] career, first as a private
member, and afterwards as a minist
er of the crown, should be so wan".
lv comm nded by those who know
him best and with whom he has bei
t inl       • ely connected.
It was . well deserved trll ute, I •
few indeed mon
[i t  Bril -'"•  ' olumbla     or  foi   Reve
stoke than 1        i   -	
public works in thc McBrtd
He hat
the n
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•     •
i -,u!s   bri Iges ■       thei
... ts to the s
of his   ■■ to  see. As a
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A GRATIFYING ANNOUNCEMENT
Many in Revelstoke have expressed
doubt as to whether, under the ex-
traordlnary financial conditions caused by the war, the Dominion government would feel instilled in making
an appropriation this year for the
continuation ol the construction of
the automobile road on Mount Re
velstoke. That doubt has now been
dispelled and the announcement of
Mr. R.F. Green that, an appropriation has been mude for work this
slimmer equal tt. that ot last year,
wil give genuine satisfaction. The
immediate continuation of a project
in which Revelstoke takes an ex-
ceptional interest, and wb'ieh is of
vital importance to the prosperity of
the city, is now assured, and there
will bc few who will begrudge to Mr.
Green the credit and gratitude which
his successful ertorts on behalf, il the
city  deserve.
lt cannot be supposed that the
grant toward the work was obtained
without difficulty. The government,
as is well known, is curtailing expenditures upon public works owing to
the exceptional financial Bltuatlon,
and the Indlusioti of an appropriation for Uk road e iual to that ol
last year ran only have been obtained as the result of unremitting advocacy ol the project. Had Revelstoke been represented at the present
time by a member less 'insistent than
Mr. Green or by one whose representations have less weight with the government it is highly . iprobable that
so welcome an announcement as that
of Mr. Green to the president of the
R ■ -leeli' Consei .tive association
would havi   been  made this year,
A GOJD £XAMPLE
Th' striking demonstration of pub-
pi'o    tion of Mr.  Ti   loi - i
d of      the iu.it y  an '■
Ihu Ci nservative
to be seen in Mi ud
■ ion, should  ■   •   I
'lowed ;    li id     to     Ind ilence or in
Mr.   J.H.   * 'a
t and his
: • il       to keep it off uni      ■i
This
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public  ca
'
frage question and thought that
votes for women had had a bad effect in RoBsland.
The Socialists of Nelson riding at
a convention held last Saturday in
Miners'[Union hall decided to enter, a
candidate In the coming provincial
elections, but have not ub yct announced who their standard bearer
will be. Ai committee was appointed
to make further arrangements and
to canvass the riding.
At a large and enthusiastic gathering of the Liberals and other op-
ponents of the McBride administration held in Greenwood, Dr. J. D
MacLean was unanimously selected
' as the standard bearer of the Liber'
al party in the riding of Greenwood
at the ensuing election, Delegates
were present in person Irom a'll parts
of the riding.
Conservatives of Trail riding at
an enthusiastic convention on Thursdaj at Nelson, unanimously renominated James H. Schoficld as their
standard-bearer in thc forthcoming
provincial', ejection. No- other name
was placed before thc delegates. The
mover and seconder ol the nomination spoke warmly of the confidence
which the people of thc riding felt in
Mr.  Schofield.
At a Conservative convention held
at Lytton to nominate a candidate
I for Yale constituency, Alexander Lucas was nominated" by John Mc-
Ra ■ of Agassiz and seconded by Mr.
A. Austin of Ashcroft. There was no
other nomination and as the chair
man announced the results Mr. Lucas
came forward, and was received with
vociferous applause by  the delegates.
A in lotlng of the Rossland Liberal
association took place last Wednesday, about fiO members being present. Quite a discussion about the
Libel al platform took place bub it
Was finally decided that all would
give their support to the Liberal
platform in its entirety. The names
placed before the convention for nomination were E.S.H. Winn, T. Bmble-
ton D. McDonell and VV. D. Wilison.
Messrs. Winn. Embleton and McDonell declined the nomination in favor
.f Mr. Wil'lson. Tha nomination of Mr.
Wilison as candidate was then unanimously carried.
At  the    Conservative      convention
held at Greenwood on Tuesday     the
following were proposed as candidates
for the coming election: I.H.  Hallett
W.  Fleming, F.  McLaine   nnd   .1. R.
Jackson. J.R. Jackson, present member for the riding    was unanimously
nominated, the    three other prospective  candidates   .withdrawing,      Mr.
I ickson in thanking the delegates for
their support,  said the roads 'in   the
uwood riding were as    good     or
better than any in the province
and he imped that although the    ap-
it .in  f >r this season  was   not
it would  be lucreased nexl Ben
iet tbe demands of the new
•  ry tl at  had been added   [rom
- imilkameen  riding.
iltei
entlo     tbe  Lib-
ig  boi k  ad' ant
ing   In
:  th<        pose     of
- .       ■ I fori
to tbat    of     the
■
esldent,
presld-
p Denver;
Dr.   .1.  E,
3.  J.
lent,  WU
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soldiers nor the masses care lor high-
class music or songs the tune or
words of which require an effort to
remember. "O Canada" is very fine
in sentiment, but juHt too high-class
to be popular, except at public functions. Milton's "Paradise Lost" and
Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" are
the choicest English literature—but
they are not popular!
THE CURSE OP THE DANDELION
Calgary News Telegram: Fourteen or fifteen years ago, Capt
Dcane, superintendent of the Northwest Mounted Police, scurried all over Calgary picking up Iriends and
acquaintances and driving them down
to the barracks that they might see
the first dandelion grown in th'is
part of Alberta. Today there arc
countless millions of dandelions in
Calgary and Alberta, and although,
for some foolish re.is.in, it is noi
classed among the noxious weeds, it
is one of the greatest nuisances In
the city and in tbe province, and it.
will be a far greater curse to owners
t,l gardens and lawns, ns it nourishes
here more prolificacy than In any
other part of the known world. The
dandelion, with other weeds, was
brought here in grass seed, and now
that we have It we shall have to
fight vigorously if wc are to keep it
within bounds. Rome sections of the
city, notably Mount Royal, bave escaped this pest, but it is on its way,
and will soon be on the job In all its
regalia. The most effective means to
combat the dandelion is to promote
the Vacant  Lots Garden scheme.
THK LETHBRIDGE RIVER
Cranbrook Herald: The decision ot
the Lethbridge board of trade to
change thc name of thc Belly river
will meet with approval, at least by
the editor of this paper. Some e'ight
years ago, when "Old Man" Simpson
started the Lethbridge Herald, the
present editor of thc Cranbrook Herald, then a common printer drawing
a sulary of %^2^ per, but now an editor getting a whole lot Icbs, went tn
Lethbridge to help establish the
plant. On the first Sunday afternoon,
while stroll'ing around the then almost unknown burg, the printer eventually found himself down at the
river. Being anxious to lenrn something of the place, he asked a young
lady, who was leading a little child
by the hand, what thc name of the
river might I.e. The young lady|colored up and said, somewhat bashfully:
"I know but I don't like to tell you."
This seemed strange, but the answer
came in a short while, for after the
young lady had gone on about fifty
yards she turned and, putting her
hands up to ber month as if to guard
her words so that no one else might
hear them, said: "Mister, the name
of that ri\er is the "Belly river."
And with that she made a hiiRty retreat. Ever since that time we have
been firmly convinced that the Belly
river should not he paraded before
the genera) public, at least not in
that seemingly naked style. Change
it, please.  It surely needs fixing.
New High Score in
Rag Time Doubles
Great interest has been shown by
the bowlers in the Rag-time doubles
in bowling ut the Y.M.C.A., which
huve been running now for two weeks.
The high score of 1111 made by
Newsome and Brunet on Monday,
kept first place until yesterday, when
W. Johnson and C. Newsome rolled
the high score of 1160 for the three
games. This scries of games runs until April 15, and the lirst class bowlers have lots pi time to show that
the 11 lib mark can yet be beat.
To provide competition amongst
the "B" class bowlers, a series ol
games will be run ofl, commencing on
April 1. The rules governing thc
games in class B will be identical
with those in the present Rag-time
doubles. All bowlers entering for the
games, must have a past average of
M»i pins or less. The doubles In thiB
cIubs will run from April 1, until
the end ol the bowling season, about
three weeks hence.
Fernie will this year collect its
taxes  in  instalments.
The Moyie Liberal association has
been re-organized,
A wholesale liquor store has just
been opened at Blairmore.
There are seven patients in the
miners'   union  hospital at  Sandon.
The auto stage is again operating
between Greenwood and Midway.
The Reporter states that travellers
say Natal is the best town on thc
line.
Snowdrops in full bloom were picked in a Grand Forks garden on
March S.
Grand Forks: expects to collect} $32,-
1*10 In taxes this year with a rate of
I'.fl mills.
A Greenwood auto climbed the hill
to I'hoenix last week, the first ot the
season.
At Kaslo $24,110 was raised . by the
sale of war stamps for the town's
supply of liquor.
Vernon fruit union shipped 451 cars
of fruit and vegetables in 1914. It
was 372 cars in I'M 3.
Windermere hospital had a successful year finishing up with $13>0 on
hand and all debts paid.
I The 11114 net earnings ot the Crows
Nest Pass Coal company show a decrease of #210,000 as compared with
1913.
Edward Boyce, Great Northern station agent at Baynes Lake has been
lined $2.'j for shooting a deer out of
season.
I Trail, Nelson and Grand Porks
mny unite and hold one big poultry
show this year at one other of theBe
cities.
The Trail smelter has declared a
divident of 2 per cent for the three
montliB January, February and
March.
Fernie contributed nine men and
Craribrook 111 to thc Canadian .'Mount
cd Rifles now forming at Vancouver.
' The department of marine and
fisheries will this year undertake to
stock the waters of the South Fork
of Kalso creek, above "the falls,"
with trout.
The payroll of the Granby In Phoenix for the month of February
amounting; to a little over $^9,100.
Thc payroll tor March will be several
thousand dollars more.
Herald: Thc prompt and cool-beaded action of the eng'inemen on the
enat and west bound passenger trainB
Saturday afternoon narrowly averted
a head-on collision between Ryan
and Yahk, A mistake in orders waB
the cause ot the trouble.
NOTICE
All those having accounts against
thc estate ot the late Mrs. J. P.
Kennedy are requested to send same
In at once to Rev. J.C. McKenzie or
Dr. J.P. Sutherland, executors,    ltnp
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"Th ' i l.i istmas Spirit" will he
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POLITICAL NOILS
Today has heen set ,,• th) date on
which Liberals will nominate a '-audi
late ii. Grand Forks.
J. ll. Honey a  Liberal speaker   al
tho       convention       which     nominated
Mayor Wilison of Roeeland mr    the
Liberal candidate mid that h8 .Agreed
villi A.M. Johnson the Liberal can
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THE   MAIL-HERALD, REVELSTOKE
P4CW ffTTB
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Hon. Thomas Taylor Unanimous
Choice of Conservative Convention
ONE HUNDRED
THOUSAND GENTLEMEN.
(Continued from Page One)
gratitude after their ellorts to
a representative in tbe cabinet
after what Mr. Taylor hud doue
send anyone from Revelstoke in
pluce. But not even the opposition
candidate himself believed that
would ha|>pen. Mr. McCarter beliee/ed
that Mr. Taylor's chances were ijuite
as good as in prevfous years. The
fine buildings 'in    Revelstoke     spoke
get ' appropriations
and I importance,   ljhey   were strong
to
his
that they  had had    a fair share     of
Roads  were  of    first
supporters of Mr. Taylor.
James Mclntyre.
James Mclntyre president ol the
Revelstoke Conservative association
said that it was with great sutiutac-
tion that he noted the good feeling
which prevailed aud the confidence
and enthusiasm of the meeting.     He
volumes. When he was in Spokane re- was gUd that Mr. Taylor had stayed
cently a lawyer had tdld him that he with bis old constituency. He bad
would show him one of     the
finest
court rooms in the west. He saw it
and told his friend that if he came
td 'Revelstoke a town ol 5**00 people he would show him a court house
that would put Spokane's In the
shade. The Revelstoke court house
was one of the finest in the west.
Some said that it was in advance of
the times. The Revelstoke lun'.u'.il
was also one of the best in the west,
For that too they had to thank Mr.
Taylor, When they had gone to Victoria asking lor assistance Vlf. Taylor had been there to stitTen their
bucks and they ended hy vrottintr
more than they had intended to nsk
for. Mr. Taylor had lieen right, for
everything they had obtained was
needed. The hisrh school, roads and
bi'idres were other evidence of Mr.
Taylor's good work. What had Revelstoke obtained before? Before Mr.
Taylor's time Revelstoke's vote was
?G, 0 while Vernon was getting 865,-
K)00. Now thanks to Mr. Taylor Revelstoke was    getting a sjuare deal.
made good and Revelstoke had received every consideration, Mr. Taylor had kept in close touch with the
needs of the constituency. Much had
been done for building up Uritish Columbia. 'He  trusted   that as   an      ap
preciatlon of   Mr,     Taylor's services
every  part would  do its duty.
J, Hay.
J. Day ol Hall's Land'lng said that,
the Landing would give u solid vote
for Mr. Taylor and that he would do
bis best to secure it.
T. Kilpatrick, in conclusion, asked
his audience to get out. und work for
Mr. Taylor. There was opposition
and it was due to Mr. Taylor that he
bhould have a ,'ery 'large majority. It
behoved every Conservative to work
■ind to see that every vote was cast.
They knew what the government nad
done, lt was not right that, the city
should get everything, By opening
roads and bridges Revelstoke would
benefit more than by spending money
in the city. The Liberals had no
platform.      Tbeir      chief  aim   was  to
He was glad to hear the reports villlfy tbo government. He asked
from Malakwa. That district should them to ke'p on working until on
have been  included in the  Revelstoke /'lection night they could shake hands
riding before. It belonged to the district. He took some cred'it for having it included in the Revelstoke riding. He had gone up the mountain
road with the Redistryiutiejn commissioners and had told them of the failure to have the mountain road connected with the roads to the *est
■and at the meeting of the commission be had urged the importance ot
including the Eatrle valley in the Re-
.'elstoke riding. He was sure that it
would have no cause to regret being
ittached to Revelstoke.
Mr. Taylor every success
sure th:'t the McBride government
would be returned and that Mr. Taylor would he elected by a very handsome majority.
R. Tapping.
The size of the gathering was extremely gratifying said R. Tapping,
who in the course of j speech .brist-
Ing with zood stories spoke of it as
Lhe handwriting on the wall aud ;.s
10 augury of victory. He had only
voted Liberal once. He spoke of the
good services of Conservative governments and declared that Sir Richard
McBride had established the best gOY-
ernment British Columbia had i ver
enjoyed.
J.  E, l'aulding.
To this night Kagle River had 1 ng
looked forward, declared J.E. Paulding, who believed that the Inclusion
if the valley iu the Revelstoke riding
ffaa of '_-re.it importance to the ll
ley  aad   als ,  to   Revelsto'ie.      It    w.,s
lhe hope of all then- bearta than Hen.
Thomas Taylor would be elected by
a great majority. The existence ol
1 be   valley   was at  stile    The
with Mr. Taylor as Revelstoke's
next representative,
Recitations were delivered by Vi.
Watson and R. Sawyer and the meet-
iui. concluded with cheers for Premier McBr.de und Mr. Taylor und
with  the National Anthem.
Among the delegates present were
the' following:
J. A. Armstrong, A.E. Kincaid. T.
Kilpatrick, R.D. Macdonald, C. Holten, H.J. McSorley, C.B. Hume. W.
. J. Law, J. Mclntyre, G.D. Shaw, J.
He wished '!uy Barber, Vi. Fleming, T. Brad-
He  wis   shaw,  11.R.  Blacklock,  Revelstoke.
This is the song of a hundred thousand,
On hundred thousand gentlemen,
Who came from town and field and
fen,
From lowland pasture, highland glen.
To be made the Force that went away
Over the sea beyond Gris-Noi—
One hundred thousand gentlemen.
A  hundred   thousand  who   held  the
flank
Against the death-despising host,
Day after day laughed at the boast
That a British Army which took the
field
Would be wiped out clean or made lo
yield—
A hundred  thousand who   held   the
flank
Against five German Army Corps,
Two   hundred   thousand — that  or
more—
What  matter  privilege or rank
When we speak of ibe men who held
the flank?
All of them, all of them gentlemen.
Courteous and   kind, and   brave and
true,
Men of ihe lowland, men of the glen.
Who  have  shown   that   Britain  BtlU
can do
The deeds of gentlemen,
The new-raised Armies look to you
With their hearts uplifted. Soon they
too
Will fight as you  fight and by youi
side,
As so is by fathers, march and ride
Witb never a single deed to shame
The splendor of your splendid nam*
A hundred thousand men—
That is the force that went away
Over the sea beyond Grls-Nez.
Ten hundred thousand gallant men
Will follow if need be at their day.
But what of the wives aDd cblldrei
when
The tale is told   of   those   splendid
men?
Shall we who remain or cannot fight
Leave the wives and children to thl
Night,
When we boaBt of tho hundred thoo*
sanl men.
Of  those  hundred  thousand  gentl<B>
men?
—Hardress O'Grady.
LOYAL LONDON.
W. R. Reid. N. Smith, Arrowhead.
W. Waddell, Tin  Valley.
J. E. Paulding, Craigellachie,
!•:. Ericksou, Taft.
G,   Kinucane.   M ilakwa.
F. J. Boasley, Soisqua.
J.  Lewis, Wigwam.
R. Armstrong, Crawford Creek.
F. Hold.r.   Mbert Canyon.
John Tuctor, Ulicillewaet.
T.  Swanney.  Glacier.
J. Hay, T. Hall, Hall's Landing.
J.E. Bland, Galena Buy.
\\. A. Strutt, Beaton.
R. M. Evans, Comaplix,
R. G. Rernie, Camborne.
R. Smith. St. Leon.
Wm. Boyd, Halcyon.
M. Haner. Greelei.
Thomas Barrett, Big Eddy.
Henri Gustave m' 1. ■■ Ue ray,
two oi Fernle'i citizens haM- been
sentenced to ten ye rs imprisonment
fa- theft. They were    c nvlcted    on
five   dilierent   rharees.
city cl>rk Hodder of Kalso   has   i
•ne  fuschia plant  which ha?    just     done
■ if Mr. Taylor was known throtlgh-
nit the district which had envle I Re-
.•elstoke its representative. '.'hey
would . ll do their best   to have lim
returned and tbey hoped and trusted
■ lint    RevelBtoke   would do   its   part to
.'ive   Mr. Taylor      .i thumping   i    I 01
•lv.
j. H. Armstrong
Taking on bis c ...t  a- .i sign,     he
3Ald, thai bis coal  would  be ofl irom
then t.i .leet ion ■! iy   eni    'hat    be
.'■'■iiiil   work   bis  hardest   in Mr.   Tay
lei's   interest,   J.  H.   Armst!":
president of the Conservative   \ssn
delivered   a   roUllng   sieecb.    He     >";.
gratulated Mr. Taylor that no dis
seating voice hid been beard. lt
-spoke well lor the future. He hoped
to see every member make It tba hottest campaign in the history of Revelstoke. He had been in the district
is years and tbe tirst v ite he ever
cast had been for Mt Taylor. A popular man was opposed to Mr. Taylor this time. There was none better professionally and he had respect
end esteem for Dr, Sutherland, but
be did not want bim to replace Mr.
Taylor at Victoria, He hoped that
Mr.  Taylor      would      be so  lar ahead
that Dr. Sutherland would lose    his
deposit,   and  he Would   do  a" in      hi"
power   to   accomplish   it.   He   R
ol   the  railway  bo\s  ami he  knew that
many of them  intended  to do nil     in
■their   power  for  Mr.  Taylor.      Many
tourlltl   WOUld   eeime to   the   city    and
Ihey   would   go  awav   with   the  name
if  "Good   Roads Taylor"  on     their
lips.  The court In use would      be     a
monument   to  Mr.  Taylor long    kttM
be  was  uo  longer in  public life.
F.   ,T.  Rnimley.
Mr.   BoHBb'y of  So'lqUI  Mid      that
he came to the district IT years ugo
Then there was no trail. Ho   though!
s 'thing out of the ordinary for the
species by sending forth    three   bloi
«oms during the month of March.
City's Proud Record In Days of Ens>
land's  Need.
The city of London Is priding lb
self on its patriotism. A large pan
of the million men Earl Kltchenel
promises to : end to the continent
will undoubtedly come from tbl
greatest city ln the world.
In this regard it is Interesting te
recall the long record of warfart
which the city boasts. She has evoj
been ready to supply and to outftl
men for tbe English kings.
Throughout the centuries in wblcft
the English constitution was growing
up and when one war was hardly
over before a successor took Its pines.
tbe city played a brave part. Undei
Edward 1., In 1318, it provided and
furnished 200 men to fight against
the Scotch, a number, It recorded,
five times as great as that raised by
any other city in the kingdom.
In 1354 the citizens presented Edward 11. with 26 men-at-arms and
500 archers, all altired in similar
uniforms, to serve with bis army
then in France, and six years later
tbat gifi was supplemented ' a fur-
iher one ol ;, fieel of 160 sail, witb
14,000 men on board, bound for the
Mme destination
In August, 1546, tbey raised and
completely   equipped a regimen)  ol
1." uii ;••! Henry VIII. io serve
Prance, whilst i" yean later, in the
reign of   "Good Queen   Hess."   they
sent   a   considerable  number  of   men
io help ihe Hut' h against the Span-
lards.
In 1589 the riiy supplied and
equipped 1,000 men to assist in placing Henry of Navarre u' n ih«
tl rone of Fran e, whilst In 1696 ne
lord mnyor twice raised 1,000 uble-
bodied men, completely armed, in
less than 12 hours to proceed to the
relief of the French ln Calais, which
wa" then being besieged by the
Spaniards.
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STAFF OF THE GERMAN ARMY
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We Aim te Give Maximum
Wear at a Minimum Price
DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
Hospital Linen Shower
The people of Revelstoke have always been most generous in supporting this
worthy institution. Just now they are in great need of linen of all kinds. Bureau
Covers, Linen Towels, Bath Towels, Wash Cloth, Tea Towels. These are the
most pressing needs but anything will be acceptable. We have many special lines
and special prices to meet the occasion.    Glad to show the goods.
A REAL BARGAIN in Women's Spring Underwear, Knit Vests, Drawers and Combination.
Four big tables specially arranged to make easy choosing 15c, 25c, 35c, 75c
A good, wide, pure Silk and 12 colors is the way we describe a special Silk we have on sale
just now. Satin Pailette, lovely bright finish, soft as a pussy willow, worth $1.50.
selling at „     _ -    $1.00
New line of coin spot Voiles for dresses and waists, white with color sp ot _.._  35c
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
Easter Shoes
For Men, Women and
Children
We are showing this season the most up-
to-date, snappy lines of Shoes ever shown in
the city. Shoes that have the desired snap
and style coupled with the wearing qualities*
that bring one customers back each season,
FOR WOMEN-The famous "Bell" Shoe
in high cuts and low.   They come in
turnsland welt and show all the new
'.lines   and  splendid   fitting qualities.
The pumps are a big feature in the
',' Spring line and show many colonial
effects on the new "Gabby" lasts.
Prices, $4 to $5.50 per pair
FOR CHILDREM-The Classic Shoe, than
which there is nonebetter. Made to fit, to
wear and add to the appaarance of any
kiddies feet. They come in slippers,
pumps and high cuts. Buttons .and
lace.
Prices, $1.35 to $3.50 a pair
FOR MEN The Regal Shoe. Made to fit, made to Wear, and add snap and style to any
man's dress. Our Spring stock is to hand and we can guarantee you better goods at
the same prices.
Prices, $4.00 to $6.00
Grocery and Crockery Department
SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY
Hunt's White Cherries, per tin   20c
Gold Medal Pears, per tin  20c
Sunshine Peaches,      "       20c
" Strawberries, per tin—  20c
" Raspberries, per tin     20c
" Greengage Plums    15c
Lombard Plums    15c
"^ •PAfim BUL
THE   MAIL-HERALD,   REVELSTOKE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 191G
KITCHENER^ FACTORY
CAMPS ARK MARVELLOUS TRAIN.
ING SCHOOLS.
>Briti>ns Who Havc Enlisted IA>i Her-
vice at Home or Abroad Are Get'
ting (he Drill of Their Lives In
the (ireat Military Establishment
—sit Months is Time Kitchener
Requires Inr the Job.
This U the tray that Lord Kitchener makes soldiers:
Hammer 'em; Hammer 'em! Hammer  'eiu, some   more.     Break    those
that can't stand lt.    Those (hat live
.trough   are   lighting   men.
Eight boun a day over the roads
•itanyliiK   a   full   service   kit.    Soiue-
Rtlmea a test march of lifty miles, with
'•fifty   younda   and   a   rille   on   aching
fVhuuldcrH.    Now and then a twenty-
four hour watch to teach them how
.to keep aw..ke.   Any sort of weather.
No sort of roads at all.    Smash 'eni
through  mud and bracken and rain,
teed  'em and  work 'em.
They  bi'giu us little, thin cheeked,
tgtoop-ahouldered     ofilce    and     slum
iiUien.    They come out thick-chested,
big     muscled,    brown,   'rugged    he-
■flevllB,   Hut they are nut soldiers yet,
'(Six  mon'lis  lu  the training camp is
the  Kitchener  prescription    Then  a
^month  or   so   somewhere   near the
-front doing the routine work of war-
•'niaklng. guardli g prisoners and railroad lines and bridges.    The knowledge sinks in that somewhere ahead
(better men are   being   permitted   to
-i<o  lheir  Bghting for them.
Then one day "Kitch" turns 'em
loose.
The big forge for making soldiers
■ia al Aldershot. There 104,000 men
ifcre hard al il every day. One sees
tbem in every stage of development,
•from the thin-shanked factory lad to
the erect husky who Is almost ready
to be sent out to kill. There are a
i<loz.'ii or so traiuiag camps scattered
through the island. Half a million
men—perhaps more—are being hani-
.niered Into soldier shape. Not one of
•them will take the tield before green
.grass time.
"II lakes months lo make a soldier," says Kitchener. "It isn't
'enough lo teach him how to march
like a soldier and how to look like a
soldier. He must learn how to think
like a soldier."
So Kitchener isn't In auy burry
about his job. He told the Houses of
Parliament the other day that his
half million new men would not be
ready before spring. That, seemed
flueer lo me, and 1 went to Alder-
fhol to find out why. France is putting men in the Held with no more
Soldierly experience than Canadian
■Billtiamen own.    So is Germany
"We can't put as many men in the
H'dd as the other nations," is the
theory. "So we must put better tn»n
In."
England has 150,000 regulars in
the field in France. They ha.ve beeu
.Joined by 70.000 Gurkhas and Sikhs
There has been only enough men
Available in the regular establishment.
to patch up the holes that will be
%orn in this line. Britain's reliance
tor the future must be upon the
volunteers.
Aldershot is woodland and moor
*nd hill and valley, muck and sand
itJi'l turf. The motor car raced along
•he roads. Every time it topped a
♦ 111 one saw in the valley below
Hodies of drilling men. lu every little wrinkle of ihe 1 ills men were
marching or riding or playing with
ib" big guns.
Aldershot town bas a permanent
■population of 20.000. Other villages
■are scattered through this vast barren
tract that makes up Aldershot ramp
Theer are permanent quarters in
e/hlch 22.000 men are sheltered in
tlni"S of peai • Now there are great
tbni;i of white, conical tents growing
Against the brown of the hills. Here
a rattl" of drums breaks out. A squad
of drummers ar- being taught ho ■
tandl" the Sticks by a frankly pi
mistie- instructor. Now au uncertain
■fanfare ripB nm-'s ears. It is .i trum-
#et"r learning to "lip" and ton.:
Viet' comes • he   rai ki ■ u<   Ifle
•Ire.
Companies    of    "recruit-       come
■arching along tbe roads     Perl
two m.'n out of Ove u laki.
The others were still dressed in I
e>vtlian   clothes,     They   were   learn-
efen how ■    keep Btep
At   it  all   clay  long—an:   tbey   were
•athetlcally  tired    Their   shoulders
fropped       i .   were
ifo' one   nan In a im^n could k► •• i>
fcf  chin    ip bea*
ahoes scuffled dejectedly thr
■ist
in a week, ' sa •
<eant. an his n..-n  reiti
k,fe"P  thll  up  all  day      i
♦heir   flrv   mar  I
It had been raining all   lay    Th»
imutIv r'm'i- weri- dry enough
turf Beldi   were wei an
touch.   We  came  r'>  a   gi • in
jorhaps  hall   a   mile square-     Dotted
fiver ;■ were companies of
all    in    civilian    clothM      An    hour
etfuck     They ■ •-.(.'••■<l their awkward
left-foot,      right-foil'.       ind      threw
thrms-lvi* on 'i.e soggy ground.  The
Structors stood in front of "ach
lad
"On your hack   "
Tbey rolled over, and over, and
»ver. They lifted themselves on one
arm and the other arm and both
■»Aiib, Itetween timet the Instructor*
tmticiii el "."in bitterly.
"Yon — you, chap with 'he long
Ualr— nr" you  a fool ?"
They laid upon heir backs ,n the
vr.pt and waved one n-g in ine air.
aud the other leg In the air, and both
legs In the air. They rose and bowed
over and touched their toes, They
wpnt through every movement that
tbe fiendish Ingenuity of drill masters
tn devis"d. Ilelweon times they
sO-etrbe'l at full length and panted
nnd presplreed.
"Double time."
They were trotting about, the field,
a (|iinri"i of a milt' trot at a time.
When they couldn't trot any longer
i'e • n li " walked them. When
i . . :an to kink up they sat
and watched others going Urough
cumpauy drills.
GREY'S TRAGEDY.
RAIN  AFTER RATTLE.
Sir Kdward'N Wife Was Killed While
Out Driving.
Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Minister, is not one of those
statesmen who lindr, any relief from
the cares of his great office in social
life. Mr. Gladstone was a great diner-out aud loved the theatre. He wa«
in a box in a theatre when news ol
Gordon's death was brought to him.
Sir Edward Grey is never out of his
own home when not in his office during the working days of the week.
But at the end of the week, the
•port-sacred week-end, he is always
to be found at a little Iron cottage
he has built lor himself by the side
of the stream where he may Indulge
: ln his favorite pastime of fishing
without the voices that would break
upon  his solitude.
Tbe deith of his wife a few weeks
1 after he had heen appointed to his
high office left him one of the loneliest and most solitary men ln the
world. There were, unhappily, no
children born during those yearB of
perfect comradeship aud love, and
when Lady Grey died he seemed to
close forever the doors of his hearl
to all who would intrude as he kept
tryst  with memory.
The circumstances of Lady Grey's
death were to him a tragedy beyond
even the losing of her. She was
driving in the park on his estate in
Northumberland, when the horses
got out of hand and bolted, and she
was dashed agalns. a *ree. Sir Edward happened to be in London on
state affairs at the time, and when
the news reached him he rushed to
Northumberland through the night
on a special train only to find her
unconscious, in which stale she remained for two days, when she died.
He gave tt out that he never wished
any reference made to it and returned to London, steeled against, all the
lights and glamor of social life which
would now be unbearable without
her, and sought in the intenseat application to his duties distraction
that should preserve hL poise and
his sanity.
For Lady Grey was one of those
remarkable women who, while possessing all the charms and fascinations of social gifts, yet had a brain
of unusual aptitude for politics and
affairs, so that she was in very
truth his other self. At times of
general election she and be would
start at different ends of bis constituency, so that tbere would be two
meetings iu every place, one addressed by each of them, and it is
difficult to say which meeting was
the more popular.
A   Big   Fight   Always   Produce   n
Heavy  Downpour.
It is one of the extraordinary
things of warfare thai a big battle
Invariably produces torrents of rain.
History contains Innumerable In
stances, both on land and sea, and
on more than one occasion the storm
or showers that followed an engagement bad uo small Influence upon
the life of nations.
We can hardly have a better example than thai recorded lu 1588,
when Britain was threatened by the
great SpiuilBh Armada. After Its encounter with our own fleet, It was,
as we all know, struck by a heavy
storm, which completed the work of
our own gallant seamen.
Tha soldiers who fought so bravely under the leadership of Marlborough at Blenheim In the year 1704
had to suffer the misery of successive
downpours after their brilliant victory.
Marlborough was anxious to follow up IiIb victory without delay, but
his men wore so worn by tho fatigue
of the battle and the discomforts
caused by heavy rains and the contingencies of warfare that he waa
unable to push on for several days.
On June 1 Gth. 1815, the British
defeated the French at Quatre BraB,
and Napoleon worsted the wily
Blucher at Llgny, both within measurable distance of Waterloo. The
heavy rains which followed these engagements made the clayey soil almost impossible for cavalry manoeuvres at Waterloo (fought on June
18th), and so crippled the tactics of
Napoleon and greatly assisted those
of the Duke of Wellington. The victory would have been gained in any
case, but experts are of opinion that
the rain was an ally of some value.
The explanation of lhe rain ls comparatively simple, and has been
made use of for the benefit of agriculture in various parts of the world.
The aimosphere is laden with moisture, a concussion caused by loud
reports or noises will often burst the
clouds, with the natural result that
the drops of water fall to the earth.
This has been practically tested when
farmers have been groaning over tho
rainfall by causing cannon to be discharged at altitudes varying with
the locality. When, however, the
discharge is continuous, as In battle,
it Is obviously more effective.
REVELSTOKE RETAIL
PRODUCE MARKET
In Times of War.
"When England is at war, the Empire is at war."
The phrase trips lightly off the
tongue. Yet how few amongst those
who use lt stop to consider Its full
8lguilicance.
More than one-fifth of the land
surface of the globe, and above one-
fifth of Its population—21 per cent.
and 2 2 per cent, respectively, to be
precise—are included ln this Emplr-
of ours. The actual area is aboul
12.000,000 square miles, and its
population is. approximately, 400,-
000.000. All these vast, far-flung territories, every single one of thes-
hundreds of millions of people, are
open w attack once Great Britain
goes to war.
The sea frontiers of the Empire,
along which the enemy's warships
are able to sail, and .pon which, of
course, it la possible for them to de-
Bcend, extend tit;..",7;; miles—considerably more than twice the circumference of the globe. The land frontiers, equally vulnerable to the enemy's armies, are 29.47d ml
length.
Safety  Mine  Lamp.
An apparatus which may prove of
great value in coal mines has been Invented recently by a resident of Lon-
i don, Eng., according to Deputy Con-
i buI General  Ripley  Wilson.
The invention, whirh ls called the
Williams fire damp indicator, or me-
I thanometer, Is a detector of the dangerous hydrocarbon fire damp, a gas
responsible for many serlouB explosions in coal mines. The apparatus
is made in two parts. One part Is a
very sensitive instrument which responds quickly when fire damp Is
present; the other part Is a dial Indicator which shows the exact percentage of methane in the atmosphere
The detector and indicator may he
placed side by side, enabling the miners themselves to know by what percentage of fire damp they are surrounded, or the indicator may be
placed at any convenient centre. The
connection between the two parts of
the instrument is electric By either
one of these methods a series of Instruments posted in various parts of
the workinL'p forms a safeguard hlth-
er'n -mknown.
Costlj  >we«ring.
Reli-i Ing om - ordi
nary way used to be a cot
tion.    In the ninth cei
punts' ■ i g by deal
.
the   r.»
memb'-
riot.      Pblllp  II   of  Fram
those   .
and the cou
comm ii swore
heathen oaths     In  1
swear -.i for  12  .
ease . -        a rank
the mon
' oaths
and see..!-,    ears of
liam and M...
commo
w^r" i
were ta
icheduh old of
word ' ird    1r'
for a squire . .   t   ■
i
Hi- "Thin   K.-.l  Line '
fm-.' I heai Art
Sutber: .landers
rd  Foot,    ■ 'I bat
talion
known ae the    Thin
Balaki.i en    their    l"ader.    Sir
Colin Campbell the iiussian
cavulry  in  line  ;mi    routed   th»m
I hey avi two I adges, on" a noar's
head with a Latin motto, meaning
"Forgel Not," within a wreath of
myni". and the other a cat. with a
Fren motto Jans Peur" (Without
Fear"), within a wreath of broom.
They also bear pari of the arms of
the I'rlncess I,onise's arms, whoso
regiment 'hey arc.
Reduction  In Men ServiMils.
fin" feature Of the war ln England
has been  the reduction  in  the number of men servants to a minimum.
A   London   w til it  says:   "I called   on
a friend at his house In Grosvenor
Sqnar" a few days ago and was sur-
piised tf' find myself .mi non need by
a demure parlormaid     Knowing my
friend's dliJik" of Women servants. I
could not help remarking on their
presence In Ihe bOUBe. "All tbe men
hav.' gone to the war." he, said, "but
I shall certainly reinstate them when
they come hack." Antl my friend Ib
but on" of hundreds of influential
and wealthy people who have adopted
this scheme for recruiting."
Outwitting the Spies.
When the full stoi7 of Ihe rapid
mobilization and secret transport of
the British Expeditionary Force to
the Pontlnen' 11 men to be told it will
ake history The secret wns won-
pt, and ItB keeping Ib
a tribute nr onlj to the W:,r Office
manag" ' to lhe loyalty of the
railwn- lors. and porters
on th" Ul through the nitht
for 0V( -     '-.  railwavs worked at
full r' ''■r-'   and
.tion.
- destinations were Becrel   The
'igines knew thai they
g to a i eri.iin point, but of-
re i
ed    it.     Troops    wer.    shuffled
or." er-:     I otrj ,r>
■ her,  and   I selves
Ol know for wl at parti"'ilar port
they were found army
■
ualty"        U I hener'a
word' han all. tl ■
man spi"°   I
■
\  \, w   li-
SI.P.. '■
•
1.'.
epl
I
affairs.
\nd what are vou In b
Iced
■mesa," was
I <■ ri pi      I an       rof   slonal man "
"What prof was the  ni xt
question
"I'm .i polil '  -in      replied the nth
er.  patiently
"Politician!" exclaimed thi scorn*
ful   farmer J   not   a   profes
sion    That's a dlaea
( bun hill oil Kitchener.
Of al. of Lord Kitch
ener thai muy be recalled at ihis time
none la mon remarkable than tl al of
Mr. Winston Churchill In the ' Itlver
War."   ' in every   Instance thi   en
eral placed or. the Held ol batth  »n
overwhelm inc.    well    fed    thoroughly
equipped army, li  t suitable position
for encountering tbe enemy, (in every
occasion the enemy wwe poetically
destroyed, On no occasion was the
result in doubl When the morning of
Mtlon  reveille.I  Ibe antagonists.   The
chanc"H of battle were rednced to a
negligible  fraction, In   marly
three years of wa not bing of any
consequence went wrong what
prouder boasl could n general make
than this plain statement of fact?"
FRUITS
Grape fruit,   Cal.  10c; Flor. 15c.
Bananas, per doz 10;U .60
LemonB, per doz 25
'Apples, new, 4 to bibs. .15
Granges, navel,    from  25 to .50
Navel OrangeB,         50
Figs, cooking, -Jibs, for .15
Dates, Hallowl     2   lbs.  lor .25
Hates, Fard, 21bs. for ... .35
Dates, Dromedary,  pkg.  .15, 2 lor .25
Walnuts, California, per tb 35
Walnuts, Grenoble 25
Pecans, per lb  .36
Filberts, per tlj  .25
Almonds, per lb 25
Brurtla, per tb 25
MEATS
Fresh killed beef, retail .0I®.27J
Fork, retail   13(ij, .22
Mutton,  retail         12.J® .25
Veal, retnil  ,      13|@ .27
Hums, retail  l.">@ ,80
Bacon,  retail   28® .10
l.ard, retail  17@ .21)
| Chicken, retnil   22<§ .25
Sausages, retail   l2j@ .15
Turkey,  per Ib 28
>e8e, per Tb  .25
I nicks, per lb 25
SUGAR
Granulated B. C. Cane
WO lb. sack    $8.50
Mmyi sugar,  21bs  .25
Gran. B.C.  20 1b. Back   1.75
Brown sugar,  lllbs  .25
Syrup, maple, bottle   .60
Syrup, gallon     1.75@8.00
Honey, comb, per tb  .30
Honey, lib. jars 25® .35
FLOUR
Robin Hood      2.25
b. & K. Bread Flour   2.15
live Roses  2.25
Lake of the Woods, bag 2.25
Royal Household   2.25
Purity Flour  2.25
King's Quality   2.2:,
DAIRY PRODUCTS
Butter, creamery, 11)  37J fa  .45
Butter, dairy, per Tb 32® .35
New  Zealand 45
f'heesc, Canadian, per lb. .25
Cheese,  Can.  Stilton, Ib. .30
'heese. Imp.  Stilton, lb. ,60
Eggs, local new laid, doz. .40 to .45
V KG ETA BLE S
Parsley, per bunch   .05
Dry, onions, S lbs. for .25
Cabbage, local, each ... ,0.")(g .lu
N'ew Potatoes, lb  .02
.cttuce,  lb 10g .15
Tomatoes, lb  .15
New  Carrots,  lb  .02J
Turnips, per Ib  .t'2J
Celery, per Ib 15
FEED
Bran, ton   $3«.00
Wheat, ton m    55.00
Oats, ton  50.U0
Parley, ton      50.0O
Hay, ton  20.00
.-horts,  ton    45.00
FIRE ALARMS
Fire alarm signals are given thus.
Two strokes, interval    five seconds,
four strokes. Rnx 24. No ol box will
,-i'ifo be sh. wn  on  indii'.itor   at   fire
hall.
Practice signal—Six (6) strokes ol
ee'.l slowly.
Testing   signal.—Three (8)   strokep
t bell slowly.
Fire ('lit  signal.—Two (2)    strokes
■ 11 slowly.
t signal.—One    (1)    stroke   ol
ell slowly.
FIRK BRIGADE NO. TWO
Box No . II—Corner First street
McKenzie avenue   C. B. Hume & Co.
Box N'o I",.—Corner First street
ind Rokeby avenue.
Box   No.   16.—Corner  Second Btreet
.overnment    Road    and    Opera
House.
Boi  Mo,   17.—Corner    Third   street
t\r.i\  i urni>belI   avenue,   Globe  Lumber
any.
Box No.  IS.-;',  p, R. station.
Box No. 21.-Corner Filth street
snd McKenzie avenue, Catholic
church.
Hot No. 25.—Corner sixth street
i-.nd Orton avenue, W. A. Foote.
Pox No. Ii,.—Corner Fourth street
and McArthur avenne.
Box No. 27.—Corner Fourth street
end Townley avenue.
Box No. J8. -Corner Second street
• nd Robson avenue, Mrs. Baker.
Boi   No   .11—Fire hall No. 2.
Box  No.  aV-Hoepltal.
Boi  Noi 36.—Central Bchooi.
Boi  No. 37—Selkirk School.
FIHK  BRTOADE NO. ONB
Bot No.  44.—Fire Hal) No. One.
Box No. tfi. front str<eet west,
rear (P.R. bridge.
Box No. 4fi.—Cornetr King and
Donglns etresets.  Palace Ment Market.
Hoi No 47—Corner Seeeond etreet
and Walee etr<eet, back of Court
house.
Box  No.    48.—Corner    Third     and
►<X>0-CKHH><><><><HK>OCH>Op
When you buy goods
Made in Canada
The money you spend recirculates 100
p.c to the dollar IN CANADA.
When you buy
FOREIGN GOODS
not more than 10 p.c. finds its way
back into Canada.
READ THAT AGAIN I
Then demand Canadian-made Goods
for every cent you spend
KKH><HH>OOO<H>0OO<H>0<KH>^
The Corporation of the
City of Revelstoke
Power House Building, Ac.
Bids will be received at the City
Clerk's Office until 5 p.m., April
2nd, 19ir> for the construction ol
Building, Foundations and Tailraco
nt the Power Plant.
I'Inns nnd Specilicntions may be
had upon payment of $6.00 or may
bo seen ut tbe Superintendent's oilice
upon the Site.
VV. A. GORDON,
m:U City Clerk.
Lum!)
umDermen
It will pny you to make
;i call ill
F. B. WELLS
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Oi.li Town       Hi:\ Ki.siiiKK, B.C.
before buying your outiit
of working clothes for the
bush. 1 make « specialty
of eLoefling Shoes, Pants.
Siix, Shirts, Blankets, nml
everything required in yonr
business.
GOOD POLICY
It's got ul policy to think of the future
It's still bet ler policy to pro vide against
he misfortunes il  may have in store
for you.    Tin' surest way ol protecting
yourself and family is a
LIFE INSt'UANt K POLICY
with a reliable company. The high
financial standing ami long business
career of the Kootenay Agencies
makes it absolutely trustworthy,
Youi time mav be near at hand.
Don'l delay.    Takeout a policy now.
KOOTENAY AGENCIES. Ltd.
A. E,   KlNCAlD, Manager.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE
No. 1 Irom Montreal to Vancouver,
arrive at 0.05 p.m., leave 6.25 p.m.
No. 2, from Vancouver to Montreal,
arrive at 11.05 a.m., leave at 11.25
a. m.
No. 3, from Toronto to Vancouver,
arrive at 7.05 a.m., leave at 7.20 a.m.
No. 4 from Vancouver to Toronto,
nrrlve at 12.15 a. m., leave at 1.05
a  m.
No. S04, from Revelstoke to Arrowhead, leave 7.30 a.m.
No. M)3, from Arrowhead to Revelstoke, arrive 4.40 p.m.
No. 3 makes connection with the
flkanncan line at Sicamous, returning
leaves Sicamous at 10.50 p.m.
Trains Nos. 1 and 2, make all local
stops between RevelBtoke and Sicamous.
Trains Nos. 3 and 1, make local
stops between Sicamous and Kamloops.
Hr. l.nSalle, a Itoesland dentist,  ie
locating permanently at Trail.
, If you want what you want when you
, want it try Mail-Herald Want Ads
SYNOPSIS   OF COAL MINING
REGULATIONS.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
ln Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al-
terta, the Yukon Territory, th*
North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be iesued for a term ol-
twenty-one years at an annual renet-
al of $1 an acre. Not more than
2,5t>0 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for lease must be made
hy the applicant In person to the
Agent or Sub-Agent of the district
In which the rights applied for are
situated.
The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rightB may be considered necessary for the working ot
the mine at the rate of ?10.00 an
acre.
In surveyed territory the land must
te described by sections, or legal
sub-divisions of sections, and ln unsurveyed territory the tract applied
for shall be staked out by the applicant himsell.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of ?5 which will he refunded lf thc rightB applied for are
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
rate of  tive cents per ton.
The person operating the mine Bhall
furnish the Agent with sworn returne
accounting for the full quantity ol
merchantable coal mined and pay tbe
royalty thereon If the coal mining
rights are not heing operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary ot
the Department of thc Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY.
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE OF
CANADA
The next examination for the entry of Naval Cadets, will be held at
the examination centres of the Civil
Service Commission in May, 19l!>.
successful candidates joining the College on or about 1st August. Applications for entry will be received up
to 15th April by the Secretary, Civil
Service Commission, Ottawa, from
whom blank entry forms can now bo
obtained.
Candidates for the examination in
May next must be between the agea
of fourteen and sixteen on the Irt
July, 1915.
Further details can be obtained On
application to the undersigned.
G.  .1. DBSBARATS,
Deputy Minister of the Naval Service
Department of the Naval Service,
Ottawa, January 8th, 1915.
Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not be paid for.—
72658.
2    H. V. MORGAN
ACCOUNTANT and AUDITOR
(Lale with the Kevelstoke
General Agencies.)
Bookkeeping, Typewriting and
all kinds of Clerical Work
Accounts Collected
Prompt Returns
Fire, Life and Accident  Insurance placed with sound and
Irellable companies
Office :   McKenzie Avenue
(Next to Coin. Telegraph Office)
Phone 298       P. O. Box 317 ^WEDNESDAY, MA.ROH 31, lfllfl
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
P40V
fc
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Success
[according to the dictionary] is—PROSPERITY.
Success in business is not an accident, it follows
certain well-defined rules. We enumerate three
that are essential.
[1] QUALITY—Your goods must be good,
must give satisfaction in use, be dependable, able to stand any fair test. Not
occasionally but all the time.
[2] VALUE—Your goods must be the best
obtainable for the money. Not the value
of circumstances, nor of competition, but
the most for your customer's moneyALL
the time.
[3) PUBLICITY — Quality and value are
something worth talking about. Don't
hide your light under a bushel nor cloak
your goods with the silence that spells
disaster. Forget to talk and the public
will forget to buy. Talk simply and
steadily—talk ALL the time—and prosperity will follow by the rule of three. rAGB EIGHT
THE  MAIL-HERALD.   REVELSTOKE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 1916".
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
H. Carley of   Nelson Ib lu   thc
Friday will  he
public holiday-
Good Friday and   a
for Penticton
M.   B.    Wescott   left
yesterday morning.
Mrs. J, H- Lyons will not receive
Thursday    April  1.
Vi. A. Anstie returned on Sunday
from a visit to Nelson.
L. H. AWworth of Winnipeg registered al the Hotel RevelBtoke on Sunday.
R.M. Evans of Comaplix was registered .,1 th" King Kdward hotel
on Monday.
Aid. Tyrrell ol Kamloops spent
Monday In the rity and registered at
the   Hotel  Revelstoke.
.1.
city.
C.  I'Yomey is in the city.
Calder of  Vancouver  is   in
the
Mrs.   G.S.   McCarter  will mot     receive this wcok.
Mrs. W.  J.  Tomlinson will  not receive on Thursday.
Hon. Thomas Taylor wont
rowhead this  morning.
to  Ar-
Mrs.  R.  Gordon  will not receive on
April  'i, nor again thiB season.
Geo.  Pickney of  Montreal  was     at.
the Hotel  Revelstoke on Sunday.
i'. il.
Monday
Star.
.Johnson  was    in Golden     on
from      Rev elstoke.--! loi den
Mrs. Kenneth McRae
day to spend a month
Btingley ni Vancouver,
lett on Satur
visiting   Mrs.
exhibition
even   this
the taxes
The annual    gymnastic
at  the  V.M.CA.   will  he held      Wed
nesday evening,  April 7.
Thc Ladles Auxiliary ot O.R.C. will
hold an "At Home'' in the Open,
house on Monday, May 24.
A Polkers of Golden, Colorado,arrived in the city on Friday and has
taken the position as brewer lor the
Enterprise Brewing company.
The school teachers of Kelowna, on
Okan.isan lake, have ueen placed   on
three quarters   pay,   and
wJll  be  denied  them  until
arc paid.
The  Ladies  Hospital      guiid     will
hold    its    annual   linen    shower    on
Saturday     afternoon,  April 3.
ladies   of   thc   guild  will  lie at
hospital  to receive the visitors
afternoon  tea  will  be
to fi o'clock.
capt. J.C. Core superintendent of
the Canadian Pacific railway British
Columbia Lake and River service,
Nelson spent Mondaj night in the
city ..ud lett yesterday morning lor
the Okanagan. He was accompanied
by his daughter Mrs. Corhett of Vernon.
J. W. ilt'lms ol Lethbrldge waB a
guest nt the King Kdward hotel on
Sunday,
H. Cook, of Hevclstoke, was a guesl
at the Columbia on Wednesday.—
Goldeni Star.
Rev, W.G. Blake of Creston leaves
todaj for Nakusp to take charge of
his new field there.
Mrs A.W, Perry has returned to
her home after several weeks spent
in the Queen  Victoria hospital.
Alex Grant,
Wine &  Spirit
terday from a
m inager Revclscoke
company returned yes-
trip to the coast.
The
the
and
from  3
.[. K. Bland and Capt. Kitzsim-
mo IB of Arrowhead were -quests at
the King Edward hotel on Monday.
Anion'.' the guests at the Hotel Revelstoke on Monday were H.G. Barber and C.A. Fredrickson of Glacier.
A sacred concert in aid of the Red
Cross society will bc held In the Empress theatre an Easter Sunday
night after the services in thc churches are over.
,1. HopgOi ol Hevclstoke, Cana-
dl in   'at dfwaj  train master was
in thc i" iterday on business connected with iis department.—Kam-
,    ; ■ dard.
The . idiei     auxiliary   to the Brut-
post;     authorities berhoo ■ I Trainmen     will
have issued an order that the follow- give   ... • u   the epera house
in'.- have been banned from the mails: on Mob irll 5,   Dancing     will
Racing'Tip  Circulars     irom  Vincent c°mi
Truesdale,     New  York;     Sweepstake
Circulars from the John    Bull   Bank,
R.
city.
Thos. Gabriel ol Nakusp passed
through  Revelstoke on Monday.
0. W. Ross of Victoria assistant
municipal inspector is in the city.
Mrs. W. H. Horobin will not receive on April .1, nor again this sea-
Bon.
K. S. Glasple of Eagle Bay registered at the King Edward hotel     on
Sunday.
Mrs. C. Woods and son Krnesfl have,
returned to Vancouver alter a tour
months visit to Mr. and Mrs. John
Knox,   Hevclstoke.
Jack McKay of Arrowheud who recently underwent an operation in the
Queen Victoria hospital left. the
hospital yesterday,
Hi. I'.ll. Taylor arrived from Golden on Monday nnd expects to open
his dental otliee on Friday. Dr. Taylor has  taken  Hr.   Dent's  practice.
A mooting ol the local association
of Boy Scouts will be held on Thursday, April 1. iu the city hall nt X
p.m. All members of the association
arc requested to attend. Any persons
interested in the boy scout movement,
are also requested to attend and lie
come members of the association.
-
The  illustrated address by  Rev.   0,
A.  Myers to he given    in the Presbyterian church on Friday evening     at j
S o'clock  will  be of  special     interest
to  parents and teachers.  Tho subject |
is  "Building  Bjyhood"  and     it will '
lie Illustrated     by a series ol lantern
slides.  The meeting Is open     to     the
public
Ladies Glee Club.
tl. Recitation, "King Robert of
Sicily"  Miss Paulding.
7. Selection, "La Marseillaise,"
Full  ('horns.
8. Selection, "Sucred Lyre", City
Hand.
H. Solo, "Call of the Savloar",
Miss  Borden.
10. "Christ the Lord is Risen Today"   Audience.
11. Trio, '"Jesus Saviour Pilot
Me," Mesdames. W. Hews, F. Bews,
A.  Mclntyre.
12. Octet, 'Land of Hope and
Glory,"  Ladies Glee Club.
l'i. Closing, "The Hcavene Are
Telling,"  Full  Chorus.
The audience is requested to bring
hymn hooks so that they may nil he
able to join in the Easter hymn.
federals Are Winners of
BasketballChampionship
for 3 or 4 days at a time, then come
out for 3 or I days for a clean up,
etc.. It Ib funny how we take thingB
as a matter ol course. We march
down to the trenches at night and
each man had a place allotted to
hiim—so muny men being told off for
sentry duty, guard, etc. The following morning wo were iBBiied with
bread biscuits, bacon, jam and, cheese
We cook our bacon and make our tea
over a lire In the trench. Tho German trenches are about. 400 yards
from ub and although we can never
see them we hear them occasionally
whistling and singing aud some of
the boys say they iwore whistling
"God  Save thc king."
We sit in our "tamboos" and eat
our meals with bullets hitting the
trenches and going ifbove, with a
shell shrieking overhead on ItB way
to lind our artillery, but we do, not
mind it is ,like having music with our
meals, and we are quite safe. I was
taking out. the sentries the othei
night, ami had to Hop in the mud .
twice,   the      Germans      sent,  up  their
(lares which give a very brilliant I
light, lighting up quite a large area. I
.lust now we are billeted for .! or Ij
days at (nnme censored) tbis is to '
give us a rest and the necessary
clean up."
azineB to be Bent to the guards alon<gr.
the lines of communication.  The lit1
ernture may be left at A.E. Kincald'a»
office. t.f.
GALT COAL burns all night. Revelstoke General Agencies,  Limited..
BANKHEAD BRIQUETTES BURN-
BEST.
All notices of political meetmegs
and conventions to be held in anj
part ol the Kootenay and Boundary
must be prepaid, or guaranteed at
the following rates: Reading notices,
ten cents per count line each insertion; display advertising, 50c. per
inch. The Mail Herald.
WANT  ADVTS.
WANTED.—Sewing nnd dressmaking
hy the day. Miss U. McMahon 193
First street  west, Heielstokc.
W. H. Wallace has received a post   minutes,  during  winch time
ers scored G  points and the
card from the boy scout provincial
headquarters, Victoria, stating that
the lieutenant-governor of British
Columbia has chosen April 19, as the
date of thc annual meeting of tin-
Boy Scouts association. The meeting
'will bc held in one ot tbe committee
rooms of the parliament buildings.
Walter Newborn, who for a number
of vears has heen  connected  with   the
Monday evening saw what, proved
to he the hist game ol the senior basket hall game, the "big if" game,
the most Important game in the lea
gue. Everyone knew before the game
started that if thc Tigers worn the
Federals would have won thq championship, hut.'if thc i Pirates won the
federals and Pirates would he tied.
Thus the outcome of the name was
anxiously looked forward to in different ways hy the supporters of the
different teams.
I    The two teams lined up with their
usual players     ln  their usual places
and  as tlie   lies*     whistle  blew   Revelstoke'-' nearest approach to perpetual   gross  this  year,  and     many  reports
[motion set  in and  lasted for full     UU   have been received     by     the depart-
the Tig-   ,,„,„(.  0f agriculture of  their activity,
Pirates   especially  during the present   month,
Farmers' Institutes
Make Good Progress
The Farmers' Inst.ite.utns and Women's institutes ol tbc province havc
boon  making exceptionally  good  pro
scored II' points. At the end of the
half the Pirate rooters felt confident
thnt they knew how the final score
would stand, and the Tigers sup-
porters Felt rather blue, these included the Federal team, who for the
mOBl part shouted in chorus and
could be heard even above the noise
of the multitude. It was noticeable
that during the whole period, doth
staff of the Nelson ticket oflice. of the   teams had hard luck with their shoot
ing,  lf  all the shots had counted thc
ures  would  have      been      far
Old Jewry, London; Danish Colonic!     .     M
Lott-ry  Circulars      from    .Christian   M,
Wenchens, Copenhagen. No money ciders are to be  issued payable tt
of the  foregoing.
The militia authorities, who have
the control ol the detention camps
throughout the Dominion are releasing numbers of Austrians who have
been arrested for vai '',,s    in
conneectiou with the Inw governing
the conduct of alien enemies. To
qualify  lor  the pi ■ ■ P'il
oner  must be  In     possessl i      ■ '    .- ■
least   $100,  ard   have  a cle in
as regards condut I.     The     t        ,   ,
applies to Au -1 e-
(i.i ■ i g     of   Good Friday,
Rev Myers    of     Toronto  will
■ -  on     Rt liglo .
Presbyterian    church
I
ture, and                      strata
with
terlopl
.     ' : '    '.■
•    '■ .    •.-   -    ; he ve -•
a
be  -   .th tram ■.
route t
led
•
final ti
larger,
In the second half the Tigers seem
ed to "come to" and they kept the
1'irates busy all the way. There was
not much chance for long combinations as the checking was very, close
almost all the time, but in the loose j
periods the towards managed to get
a clear free shot and they scored almost every one. v
The Piratcp divided up the score
evenly betweeu them, in this half,
Bruce, McLeod, Burridge and New-
some each scoring one. For thc Tigers, ('aider netted three, Little two,
t nd Daniels. Burnett nnd Corley one
when a number of new brunches were
formed. A great deal of activity is
going on in tho district adjacent to
the line of the Grand Trunk I'acitic
railway, where improved transportation facilities have aided in opening
up the country very rapidly nnd pre i
pared the way for the farmer.
During- March  no  less     than      live
branches  were  organized,  these  being '
the McBride  Institute,     Fort Fraser
institute, Trancous     Lake institute, j
("ariboo     institute,  and thc      Upper
| Skeena Institute.-,     the    latter being)
situated  at  Cedar  Vale.
At the end of last year there     were I
,111 institutes  in the province, and at
present  there are  122, showing an Increase for this spring of 11  branches.
There are  now 51      Women's insti-
WANTKD.—Would like lour respectable parties to room and board.
Price $6.00 a week. Apply to 24
First street, east, next to Y.M.
O. A.
POUND.—Silver brooch, large stons
in centre, six points. Owner may;
have Bame by proving property and
paying for this advertisement. Apply Mail-Herald.
—  i
POR SALE.—House on   First street,
eight  rooms  and      bath    also  two
lots west of hospital on First street.
Easy terms.   Apply  0,  Jollltle,    R-e--
velstoke, Apio-r
MUSIC—Miss Marjorie Boyd, L.R.A.
M., has decided to remain in Revelstoke and will receive pupils for
violin, ear-training, etc. Concert
and drawing room engagements accepted. Particulars may be obtained at 112  Second street, W.     A.S-p
tlltes in British Columbia, the niini-
bor last year being IK. Two new
'branches at Nnramnta,  Okanagan and
at West Saanlch were organized dur-
Ing this month.
The Farmers', institutes are doing a
; great deal of good to the various
farming communities, and their effect is being felt throughout the
each. Each team converted one foul province. Their principal aims and
making the score nt the full time objects are to imbue the farmers
vhistle 23 to 21 in favor of thc Tig-j with a business instinct in order to
era. For a long time hefore the final encourage farming on a commercial
vhistle the score was 21 to 21 and . basis and to aid in finding markets
everyone  thought that  there     would (for the crops harvested and to    help
On his rei u       li        Row
Thursday   Ju Igje Foi »
telegram i ont
mothers death    afl
at the family    i
Ont..  Mrs.  Ki.   ■ rom   Perl
shire.  Scotia   I, as
(or ovi r 30 )•■- ers
where many    n f  her family
the eMaclarens, n -
tbr-'c  sons an'.  fi  ;r  d;  Ight
v'ivmg her   r-. A   has thi ndaoi
flghi        d Frai oul
\ concerned.
"Thi '
be rei
Good  Friday
A Belfr ted    hi  t
are   bell     I H.H
dard.   Mis     Try]
Mor.-nn   W   Ha '•
Mr.   Bt cm  xt.d  a quartette   1
W.      Re-vS,        iMiBfi        1.     Idlle!,
Mesaars   Morg i Un
oratorio     was     presented  Is'  fl
Friday by the  se at < h« li
who he.tr I it more   tl
lighted.
i
•   ■
-
■nd
•in,
"
-
Canadian I'acitic railway passed
throiieh the city yesterday on his
way to Portland to which city helms
been transferred. J.V, Murphy, formerly district passenger ngent in
Nelsou i- i.-'-'it for the company in
Portland,
"The sawmill     of J.S. Deschamps,
the Rossland lumberman, on the wai
erfront  will  recommence     cutting  in
 nt   10 days  it is expected."     says
iast Fridays     Nelson     Daily    News.
■ Mr Deschamps who is at thc Hume
with W.A.  Anstie.  managing direct. i
of the Forest  Mills ol British Colum-
itated    ist  night that all     that
.waited was a rise    iu the
the West Arm  when     work
. recommence."
on of the    following     ap
pointments is given in the curt
The British i '.'lumbia G
.   N.  Norris   , '.  Arrow] ■
tary public. John T. K- " extra play, but when Calder sunk j the farmers to secure at the     cheap-
W   M   Tinting,  both  o:   Silver    the goal making the score 2:'. the ex-.est possible     prices     their necessary
the    peace, I ' "t   was   immense,  particularly equipment in regard to Beed and im-
•liction  under  the    "Small    De that parti of the verandah occupiedl plcments.
•   Act     wtthin    the '""  federals,  who  were with dif- j    Many of the institutes are, through
 i      -    . culty restrained from hurting   them- , co-operation,   obtaining    Hour,   feed,
'- so wild w.,s their enthusiasm.      fertilizers and other goods at special
\ffet   the game     was over and thc
•   , imult and the    shouting     dead, the
layers on both sides accompanied by
•    '      ester for ti.-    . the ofBclala and the rejoicing Federals
1     ICCept   an invitation   by
trans   Mr- Manning to partake of    refresh
M.I,     to ; cream parlors, which      The annual  Easter linen shower -for
•■ni   turned    into n rather   the Queen Victoria hospital  will      be
ne ol     disappearing     ."on    held  on  Saturday afternoon
•ry. and    the participants wish J    Any of the  following will be   most
thank   Mr,   and   Miss   Manning acceptable gifts to bring to the hos-
tot  'heir invitation. Ipfltal linen shower on  Saturday     af-
We||  the  Federals     have won      thetcriioon    next,  bureau    covers,     tray
d much  credit is dtiejclothfl, bath towels, linen towels, tea
to thil l the players   on   thc   toweling and wash clothB.
'a-iii -d      largely  in   haskct
'.all  hi        •' although the     big
"i.fre port and back bone of the
fearr. is Said to h-ive i.in-led the
sphere In times past. This may also
be said of the rest of the team, ibut
i ««i i (tn t
WANTED.—Owner of small improved
acreage or farm in district of Revelstoke, who would sell at a bargain for cash to write P.O. Box 16,
i; ilicum Peach, Vancouver Ib-
lsland. M31..np.
BARGAIN SA1 I'I.—Neat, comfortable
convenient, modern six roon.
dwelling with hath, hot and cold
water, electric lighted and 1-J acre
Villa Lot, neatly ntrmnged flower
and vegetable garden, adjoining thr
city, close to Selkirk school. Low.
taxation. Here is a n'icc home
Terms.     H. N. COURSIER.
TO RENT.—New House, seven rooms
two acres cleared and plowed, gooc
wells two blocks east of city limit?
Good opportunity for a nice home
Apply  D.  Gallicano.
rates, whilst transportation facilities
and extended markets are further results.
LINEN  SHOWER
First1 Shoot of
Revelstoke Gun Club
EMPRESS   THEATRE   PROGRAM
TODAV.   T  i
.3 reds, with Wn-..
.-'
■lord,
THURSDA ..
HenrtB    Nr.
The     'i rej     f .
.i  M)r ige.
FRIDAY.—$20,      M,.,tery,
The Battle of the Bridge.
SATURDAY.— The     I |
Spirit, 2 reels, 101 Bison. Animated Weekly, with inch program  first  cl'iso enmodies.
Tuesday next. The Hose of
Rancho, 5 part", witb B. Bar-
rlscale. a great picture.
Coming.—Thc Master Key, gi al
■■erlal story.
A	
The .        ■■' t
'
British ■
I a ealli      '        "'•
•
ii   Rnir   ml icht,     mesdiutn     and
' -    ranging in
'   •    the    total
nmc-.ir.t ■ - 11
•his ""fleet has      he»en
'
r hoard r,f trade
e cor   ;, . Blared    free     of
lemnllpox  and  ll        M bill of
health rei of    the  provincial
health authorltlM.  According to    m
annonncem'nt of Dr K 0 Arthur
city modral health officer, there' 1s
not n c.-ipe of oontai'lotm disease In
ithe city The isolation hospital has
bein closed after hnvim- boused patients with the so-called small! 01 'or
several months and the disease has
been entirely stamped ont of the re-
rltlentlnl  neetloOS-
At  • ■ e«Klv  she '      •
held oa  Satur
Hicki-ieon „f Um   a
■apany   w:
J      nded the score      T .<•
follow,ng if ihe score
fl   H   Rlckelsoo, shot at Tr, broke (,'<
BUSINESS LOCALS
FOR RENT.—Furnished House, si:*
rooms, absolutely modern, gardec
and chickens. Will rent for six
months from April IC. Tenants
without children preferred. Apply
No. a, Seventh street. Ar-17-np.
FOR SALE.—All household furniture
Apply to Mrs. Stacey, 16 Filtl
Street. 3Apr.p..
WANTED.—Girl or middle age woman as companion on ranch or,
Shuswap Lake. Mrs. Sarah Best
Bos US, Revelstoke. ltp
W. A
W.    A
K   Tre-
I   G.  Barber,
\   i    Mardonell
shot at :'. hr-
shot at 50 bfOl
shot at r/ • ro
shot at 2B hrr, i
shM     •
Canadian Club Concert
on [aster Sunday
e.a      (o|
tbi Woman'i Canadian slab   oonetri
to he bald   n the  l-'mpns'-  tbMtlt  een
Baatei ight
i.   Selection Sod Bare the King"
audience
2.   Selection, "0   Canada"    full
rhorim.
::.   Dnd     Harkl ti.-.rk My lenll",
Mesdnnvs   w   Hewn ,,nd F. Bews.
I.    Solo.  Mill McKay.
B,    Drtef    "ftttlW My God to Th'T'
Dropped in Mud
When Flares Went Up
The  following   ire extracts from    ,,
M-'clvrd     I.y      Mrs    O.T,   Mar
shall from i;.i>. Hamilton    who   ib
now  at tin   front. I
I am glad to mv BTWythlng has
i;onc well with ns so far. Of COUTH
Condition! in- more favourable now,
ait we fellows at the front now Can
reali/e to son,e extent what terrible
hardships the poor fellows had to
contend ■•■ith daring the severe winter weather, even now <mtne ol the
tren'h«>a are barely habitable, our
lot have fnirly decent trenches, they
are very muddy of course, but we
are getting them fired up and making
them as comfortnbln ns possible,
there |g no telling bow long wc Will
li  Ming them. We are ln tbe troches
Kxpert chimney sweeping no dirt,
honest prices. Lawrence Hardware
"o., Ltd.
Auction sale of household goods
will he held on April 17 at warehouse
corner of Second street and CamPa>cll
avenue. H.  Manning auctioneer.
The ladies of the Relief Society will
te pleased to receive old or new mag-
Bicycle Repairing
on Short Notice
All Work Guaranteed
\
Agents for
Motorcycles
ELECTRIC WIRING
and REPAIRING
We carry a
Complete Electrical Stock
Star Electric &Bicycle Shop
Rear old Star Theatre
Unquestionably we lead the town
in Men's, Women's and Children's
Shoes for Easter
SEE OUR WINDOWS FOR NEW EASTER FOOTWEAR
Store open till 10 o'clock Thursday evening
MCRAE SHOEI'STORE Howson Block PHONE 217
For Sandal*,'Canvas and Tcnms Shoos

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