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Array REVELSTOKE
Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigation centre between Calgary
and I the Pacific ocean.
The Mail-Hepald
THE  MAIL-HKRAA.D
Published twice weekly—Read
by everyone—The recognized
advertising meiium for the
city and district.
Vo'^32—No 49
REVELSTOKE. B.C, SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1913
$2.50 Per Year
Y
SCHO
{ BOARD RECEIVES PETITION
PRESENTED BY DEPUTATION
Question of School Principals' Resignations is Discus
sed—Members of Board Explain Attitude—Arrange
to Meet Principal of Central School -Three Resignations Accepted
I drew at the request of the chairman
1' of the  board and the discussion , was
of
A committee consisting of Mrs. A.
K. Haggen, Mrs. Angus McLean, B.
H. Atkins, F. H. Bourne and W.
Tomlinson appeared before the school
board on Wednesday evening and presented two petitions requesting the
board to retain the services of the
principals of the Central and Selkirk
BChools. One petition was signed by
4811 adult residents of the city uud
the other hy 47 present or paBt
pujiils of the principal of the Central
■school.   Hoth   principals  had  sulmiit-
struotions. Then if they had found
that the appointment of children
monitors was required they might
bave entered a protest.
Mr. Atkins thought that the word
monitor could only mean a senior
pupil. That was the Interpretation
placed mi the word by the principals.
Mr. Colpitts was a good teacher and
he asked the board to take steps to
retain his services.
Mrs.  Haggen said  that     she     had
mentioned  Mr. Colpitts in presenting
RESIGNATION
WILL STAND
Principal   of   Central   School
Resigns- Parts With Board
on Friendly Terms
REQUEST FOR
SHELL MAKING
teed their resignations at the request the petition for signature and it had
of the school hoard, and at the con- been signed with the utmost ununim-
clusion of a   lengthy  discussion     be-  ity.
tween the board and the deputation, I H. Manning said that he was pleas-
it was decided by thej hoard that ,d to meet the deputation, but; he
the | resignation of the principal of would have met it with greater plea-
Selkirk school should be accepted,'Bure if it had interviewed the school
but that the principal of Central hoard before circulating its petition,
school should he invited to meet %the which he thought had been signed in
board  at  a subsequent    meeting  with  many  cases  under  misrepresentation,
continued with the male members
the deputation.
Mr. Bourne said that he did not
wish to embarass the board, but he
believed  that Mr.  Colpitts was    one
of the hest teachers in the province. u, Wlth(llaw ,us resignation.
So far as morals were concerned, he
thought that they were no worse
than in other schools and he did not
think that the principals could be
held responsible.
Mr.  Kenward asked if the      board
Member for Kootenay Urging
Employment of Revelstoke Shops
LESS PAY
FOR POLICE
Commissioners   Decide   Upon
Salary   Reductions   of
$42.50 Per Month
i
thi y    will remain
ivailinL'.
was  not justified   in  acting   on      the j    u    R   Atkjng ^Q wafi present     at
complaints of parents. ,,le opening of the meeting said that.
Mr.  Manning said that the     board
a view to removing     any
standing   that might  bave
misunder-
arisen.
They had  not  obtained both sides of
the question.  The  petition asked the
had promised the city council t.i
economize and he thought that a
coolness toward the hoard on the
part of the principals had arisen when
the board revised salaries. He had
even heard that the teachers had
threatened to walk out if salaries
were reduced. The spirit of co-operation seemed to he lacking. Mr. Manning then gave instances of conduct
in conne' tion with the schools which
he said cailed for  a remedy.
Mr. Taylor said that he had watched school affairs closely for IS
months, The1 interests, of the children
came   lirst.     The      hoard  hadi made
Al  an    adjourned     meeting of  the
school  board  held lust  nigbt   B.   D.
Colpitts, principal     of    the   Central
school, met the board and wus asked
Tbis I    ^^^^^^^^
declined to do, and following a brief jto Ottawa   where
discussion    left     the     meeting  after   for a few days.
shaking hands with each member   of |   Mr,  Green was   met at the Btatlon
the board and amid many expressions   by  a  deputation  consisting  ol Mayor
of good will, the best of feeling pre-, W.A. Foote,  T.  Kilpatrick,  president
of the hoard of trade, Aid. McSorley, Aid. Bell, C. H. Hume, C, F.
landmark    ind   others   wh.    discussed
with   him the possibility  of  securing
H. F. Qreen, M.P,     for    Kootenay |    Reductions in the salaries of    thc
accompanied by George H.  Barnard,   l",nce ,u,ce amounting to »«.B0 per
M.P, feir Victoria     passed   througb
the city on Thursday   on their way
lie had conveyed  to Mr.  Colpitts the
decision arrived at by the   board   a:
its  hist  meeting  and    the invitation
of the board to Mr. Colpitts to meet
I
it.   Mr.  ''olpitts did not  feel  inclined
to meet the hoard unless the board
sent him a letter asking him to reconsider his resignation or until it
had refused to accept bis resignation.
|    After some discussion the following
letter was written and taken to   Mr.
Colpitts by Mr. Atkins:
Mr.  K.D. Colpitts,
Principal Central School.
Dear Sir,—The     board     of   school
month  were  made by the  police com-
nissioners   at  a meeting held in the
city  ball yesterday  afternoon,     The
commissioners   decided  that in   view
of  the financial   situation  the    sug-
gestion "f the city council that a reduction in tbe expenses  of the     de-
1 artment  should   he effected  must be
adi i ted and came   to the conclusinn
that   It would   be      letter  tei  reduce
all  salaries   rather     that  to dismiss
i.ny member "f  the fe.ree.
contracts    for the j    The reductions decided upon are as
shells    and of shell   follows:
Chief from $115 per month to J100
! er month.
Sergeant from *100 to 880.
Jailor from $97.50 to 5S0.
The salary  nt     constable Garnett,
$80 per month,  will remain uncbang-
for      Kevelstoke
manufacture of ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
boxes, Mr. Green promised to urge
upon the authorities in charge of the
contracts the advisability of employing the Canadian Pacific railway
shops in Revelstoke for the manufacture of shells and also t" endeavor to secure for     Revelste.ke     con-
shell I
tracts for the manufacture of
boxes. He will telegraph to tin-
mayor asking him to join bim in the
east should  it he found desirable.
Mr.  Llreen said tbat contracts   for
the manufacture of shells had      been
The discussion  was in  two     parts,   board to retain the services     of   the   things as
^^_^^_^^^^^_                    ^^^^_^^^^^_ easy     as Possible for the  your reBi!:nation beiore   them
one in which all members of the   de-  two principals because they had   ob- j.rincipals and they  had worked      in   hag  not been  acceptej
putatlon   were   present \ and a further  jected  to the apjiointment' of monit- harmony up to     this point when the'
discussion  after  the  ladies  had  been  (.rs. Monitors were not the issue, but principals had misinterpreted    or ob-
easked to withdraw.                                 !cnly part of the issue.  He could   not jected to the board's    order.     They
In addition   to     accepting the   re-  explain the'issue with ladies'present. had put the board  with its  backs to
signation of  J.S. Ross,  principal   of  If the full  story had been published the wall. The hoard had never   been
in the    press     the     city would have inwllllng to meet any     teacher     to
buhg its head in shame.     Complaint settle    differences.     If the principals
after  complaint   had  been made     to had the sjiirit of  co-operation     they
every member of     the   board.     The would have met     the board.  Instead
hoard had traced      the evil to     its
source.   Conditions were too serious.
The board     was     obliged to take nc-
j trustees now in regular   session   bas   let in Victoria hut up to the present
Ihe Selkirk school, tbe resignations
of Miss B.A.R. Davies, commercial
teacher at the High school, and of
James Gordon, vice-principal of the
High school, were received .and accepted. The secretary was instructed to write   a   letter   of appreciation
to  Mr.  Gordon,   regretting the   loss'tion.  One leading merchpnt had    de
of his services nnd     expressing     the I dared  that  he would  send his child-
best wishes of the hoard for his fut-   ren to Vancouver if conditions   were
ure success. not     remedied.        That     was
In  presenting   the  petitions  to  the   issue so  far  as one school was
:
of that they wrote their letter. He
was not in favor of retaining the
principal of Selkirk school, but he
had respect for the character and ability of Mr. Colpitts and believed
that he would be a difficult man t„ Vet-he place. He hoped that some means
con-   might be found to brine Mr. Colpitts
Before taking further action regarding the same the board request
you to me?t them hefore the close of
their meeting tonight to talk over
the misunderstanding existing in a
friendly spirit.
Yours very' truly,
T. E. L. TAYLOR
Secretary.
On  Mr.  Colpitts arrival,  H.   Man-
which the factories have not been supplied
with the raw material necessary for
the work,
IMPORTANT QUESTIONS
Victoria, B. C, .lime U.—R. F.
Green. M.P., and G. H. Barnard, M.
P., left for Ottawa to confer with the
government on various provincial
matters. These include further co-op-
cration between the federal and pro
vincial authorities in the matter of
the internment of enemy aliens,    es-
TO DISCUSS
ESTIMATES
Ratepayers   Invited   to
Meeting    of    City
Council
Next
At  a  special   meeting  of the     city
council   hi hi   In   the   city   hall  last
niL-ht  the estimates were revised and
u number ot reductions made. It was
decided  to invite  the ratepayers     to
the regular   council     meeting     next
ning, chairman, said that it    would  pecially those employed in the   min-   Friday night    when    the council will
serve no good  purpose to enter  into  '"g districts. discuss the estimates witb any rate-
a  discussion of the differences     that     The capacity of     British  Columbia   j'ayer desiring information.
had arisen. The board  had high
ap
f'rms to engage in the production of      Mayor Foote
stated  that a letter
preciation of     Mr. Colpitt's services   munitions of war will be brought   to   had  appeared     yesterday    signed by
and  would  welcome him as principal   ,ne attention of the government and   John S. Ross in which it was stated
board Mr. Atkins said that he had cerned. The letters to the board and end the board together and that his
probably been selected for the task to the newspaper had been signed services might be retained.
because be was a friend of hoth par- by two principals who had made The board had been obliged to take
ties. He urged the board to settle themselves jointly responsible. It a firm stand although tbere might be
any difference tbat had arisen^ be- would be a pleasure to the board if mistakes on both sides.
tween itself and Ur. Colpitts, That, the citizens would inspect the E. Trimble said that when Mr.
he said, was the desire of the people schools. Mnny of them never went Miller was principal he took action
who had put the board in office. He near the schools and did not know whenever necessary. The board
spoke of the advantages that the the teachers, yet they were ready to heard complaints and were obliged
children had received from Mr. Col- sign any petition presented to them, to act. He thought that by his let-
pitta, who,, he said was a moral as- It was a moral Issue,
act to the city and a source of much Mr. Tomlinson thought that the is-
benefit to the children. If the board's sue lay in the inference taken regard-
dignity had been hurt he thought ing the appointment of monitors.
thut the principals would say thut Becuuse the.teachers were not in ac-
they were sorry to have done so. ford with the board     they had been
A.   Kenward said  that  the board's  asked  for their resignations. He did
of the Central school if he saw fit to •'- strong effort    made to secure furt-
withdraw his resignation which     the ner contracts.
board invited him to do.     If he re- Mr-  Green   who recently  made     a
mained he would     have    the hearty tour of his constituency, will     make
support of the board such as he had representations in  the hope of seetir-
received in previous years. tag measures of relief for the mining
Mr. Colpitts said that the attitude industry, especially in regard to the
dignity had not been hurt.     He had   not think that  the question of mor-  should     have     made     itB
of the hoard was very gratifying   to
him.      So   far   as     he     was     concerned  past  differences  would  be  entirely forgotten arid  he  bore no   ill
will toward anyone but be was   not
prepared to    withdraw     his resignation..
Mr.  Atkins said  that he had  tried
not co-operate    although he thought  t0 hring the parties together and he
that he was a good teacher. |waa „lad that  M    n,.sunuer8tanding
th lUght     the    hoard
marketing of zinc ores.
ters Mr. Colpitts had shown himself antagonistic to the board. All
the board wanted was an improvement in morality.  Mr. Colpitis     did
Mr.  Atkins
had  been removed and  tbat n
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   spirit
^^^^_     _       ,      .     ,.  .      .     ,. ^^_       ^__ meaning ,of friendliness now prevailed.
followed  the  question   closely.     The als should  be shouldered upon     the   regarding   monitors clearer.  In   Eng-      w   ^   sturdy asked M
board would have met the principals teachers.      The  deputation's request  land a monitor     was a   senior pupil'he tad  already  another position
if they hnd come to it,  but they did was that the order retarding  monit-   and      Mr.    Colpitts     so     interpret- '
not.  The  board had never suggested ors  he withdrawn and that the prin-  ed  it.  He thought that the      board
the appointment  ot spotters. It had cipals be reinstated,
received    serious     complaints     from      Mr.   Manning  said  that the
Colpitts if
sight.
He had not intended to remain   in
OFFICERS OF
J1AT00N
Blinch and Rowan Sergeants-
Field and Wilson Corporals
—List of Privates
Lieut.  C.  J. McLean in a letter tc
Capt.  J.H.  Hamilton    gives a     list
event,  replied   °' the members    of     tho Kevelstoke
that he had criticized Mr. Ross in
the council. He had never mentioned
Mr. Ross' name or the name of any
other teacher in or out of the council. He thought that the teacher*
might consider themselves lucky if
the '••■uncil could see its way to
financing the schools this year.
G. D. Shaw. c« ntrnct.r for the new-
power house interviewed the council
with reference to the finishing of the
walls of the new p, wer house and
stated tint C. North, electrical superintendent, infe.ermed him that the
walls were not finished according to
the specifications. The council upheld
Mr. North and decided that the wallB
d 1.1\ -   i smi "th finish.
The city clerk was instructed to
write to the provincial government.
asking that owing to the financial
strinL-enrv no police magistrate be
appointed to replace Dr. J. H.
Hamilton with the objMt of saving
the salary paid him. His worship of-
l
should forget the monitors proposed. !Revelstoke    in     any 	
      board   The system was at fault. He asked if ' Mr   Colpitts.  The petition  that  had Platoon of the j4th  battalion toget-j
parents, had demanded a remedy tor  regarded  the question of morals    as  the board had power to separate the ]been circulatP(i had heen spontaneous uer wit>>   "   lif*   «'   the non-commls-  fered to do the work.himself without
the evil  prevailing and still demand-  of .first  importance. The board    was  boys and girls. The board and     the |nnd not nt hig remlt,st sioned officers.
nd it.                                                         | asking for the resignation     of     the  teachers should get together.
W.   A.  Sturdy  expressed  his    plea-   principal  of  the Selkirk  school     be-!    Mr. Tomlinson said that he had no '
aure at  meeting thc deputation,   but  cause the discipline at that     school  objection to measures being taken to
was   not  satisfactory.     The resigna-  improve the schools.     The monitors jMr   rjolpitta had  not     treated     the stokc men are in No. 1". plat., n   un-
hoard quite squarely,    bul probably <u'r command ol Lieut, Bent ley. Cui
both  sides had made mistakes. v,,"»  baa Joined     the    IMone.
Mr. Manning t .Mr. Colpitts that ""'' !las '"* corporal itripee.   Mor
^^^^^^^^                           'the board     realized     his    value nnd gan ar., to the   qUMtermaeter'i   de-
Mr.   Manning  said  that  Mr.      Ool- lyghly  appreciated  his  jmst   services. Partment  and Jack Sh.iw on the hat-
They were parting on friendly terms ,llll°" police.  You can Live the Mail
tion of the principal of Central
school was asked for hecnuse he had
tnken joint action with the other
principal. The board waB thus forced
to handle the case jointly.
was his only objection. He understood thnt Mr. Colpitts had obtained a\ ruling in his favor from the de-
partment   of  education.
thought that the petitions hnd in
ninny cases heen signed under a misunderstanding. The, bourd bnd not
l*en unfair and was willing to explain  why it hnd issued the order  to
which  the  prineipuls      hud objectedJ	
Remarks  had  heen made  ahout     the I    Mr.   Atkins   said      that  the  puhlic   pitts never obtained pueh a ruling.
rhairman  of    the board      which      he   had  confidence in the principals   and |    Mr.   Sturdy  added     that the board
thought uncalled     for.     He  believe 1   asked  the  board not to  accept   their   had never received    a communication
resignations. • from the department  such     as     the
Mr. Manning     asked if    the public  teachers had said it did.
WOUld  have signed the petitions if it |    The  deputation  then  withdrew  and
bad known that parents had come to  the board discussed the situation ex-
the board with tears in    their    eyes   plaining its decision    to the deputa-
nnd hnd asked it     to cleBn up     the
situation.
Mrs.   Haggen  said  that so far     as
her own children were concerned she
was willing to   shoulder  the respon-
jnnd not at his request.     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
E. Trimble said that he was some-      "Tuc  regimental No. of our pli
,what taken alack     by Mr. Colpitt's   IH  N"-  M.  D.  Company.      Mth  batt-
| decision. He hnd felt that in the past  "Ho"." be suys,     "All  other Revel-
■
thnt Mr. Manning wns thc best chairman who hnd ever sat on thc hoard.
He, had given his time and had
Hiirrihrrd his own business for tbe
benefit of thc schools, but he hud
been given no credit. The hoard wns
appointed by the people to do its
best in the interests of thc schools.
It worked without nny recompense.
Yet   the Chairman  and   members    had
tion on its return to the room.
All  the  members 'if the hoard were
present.
MR. hoss- BTATBMBNT
To the Editor of the Mail-Herald,
yon  allow     me  through
been  blackguarded and a petition hnd  slbillty of their moral training.
been Circulated    without   even asking '    Mr. Sturdy said that the board wns Sir,—Will
for  the board'l "ide of the question,   not  asking  the teachers to look after your columns   to   L-jve a brief review
Mr. Kenward .tald thnt   the    board, the children  after echod hours.     He and make a short    statement   of the
hnd  not  ordered the  appolntm<tnt   "f   spoke of his own olsorvnti.ens of the trouble thnt has arisen between   thc
children  monitors. Thn intention WM i language    used    ty  children    ,.f    Bel- school   board   and   tha principals      of
tbat  teacheiM     should    net  ns ninnl   |Mrt school  on thc plsy ground
«OIH
and  if  the  hoard could   m  the future
further his professional    career    it
would  he glad to do Sn.
Mr. Colpitts reiterated bis expression .if friendly sentiments toward
the board and after shaking hands
with each member of the board withdrew. His resignation was then formally accepted by the board.
The board decided to nsk for tenders  for   !u re.ids  n[  Wood.
A letter was received from the
Penticton school hoard asking what
salaries were paid In Revelstoke   and
Hi raid   tin- list   if   y.eii   like."
The non ' are
as   follows
Platoon tergt, Blinch, Wm. C.
Sergt, Rowan, U. A.
Corple, field, Jar.. 8.; and Vllaon
W. J.
pay.
All property owners will be
i otifled tl at thi y I lust cut all thistles and weeds on their property.
Failing   'I • ■   will do  the
work  and  -har..   thl   , '   |■■ rtll I,
The (olio* ng letter from Major
W. Rtdgi ... ■' Si ii Ol the depart-
,i.i nt ol -ie' ■ ■ lets has been n -
eelved by W. A. Gordon, City t'hrk.
'I • W. a. Qord iii-,.
Revelstoki    B
[ am dli   '   •     ■■  tbe D.O.C
to acki ectipt of your*
i tbi  7th in ■■   end te. adi lee    yoo
My   : kid   this   matte:
very  pie nl)     el tbe  minister     ol
days a o we recelv
,  ■ "" i"» v"3   m.,1.,,.1.     In   the jitihlir schools.   I regret that   this
Fiiggestlne the   ipi - intment of moni-is necessnry.  It was hoped thnt   the
Mi    Atkins asked  wbv the teachers | tori he had  Winnipeg  in mind where, whole matter could have heen settled
are Prlvatei Anderson, John Henry;
Anderson, John Maraball; Beaton,
John; Bell, A.w., Bru i . Ben
nett, N.W.; Brunet, W.O.; Calder,   \.
M.i Calder, W.;    Cook, M.J.
land, T.: Corrigan,     \    i   raon, 0
saying that the Penticton board now  ""*'• •' ('••' Daniele, v.   Baton, J.w.;
started teachers at $6R a month with   Hemming, T.;     Gordon,  U.K.; C,r«y.
im promise of Increase.
bad   thought   that   children  were    re
finired to be appointed nn monitora.
T ■ i. Taylor said thai do written
order   lind   been   Isnnrd.   Mr.   Colpitis
!teachers were appoints In rotation quietly, and tbe principals were quite
I ni monitors to    supervise the   play-  willing to forego    any    defense thnt.
grounds. ,they could have made for the sake of
Mr.   v >ld thnt  If the mnrnl   peace  and Ue good     of the schools,
bad  ipoken to him DWf the tebphone  eltuatlotl   wn«  such as the board des- nut the mntter has gone beyond thai
regarding    tbe    picss report of the erlbed nn.Hf the reclgnatloni    f the now, nnd in self defense,    I'believen
l        I  • mr-tlnr and he had told lo Ipala *n* the only wny    to se- statement of mir     side is justifiable
1hnt  nn  order WOttid  f'llow. Tbe let    ritro
mu«t
notation be eiked the hoard to shake frnse have aright to it.
Q, S. McCarter has icccived n telegram from li ip son Arnold who is attending the Royal Military college ii
Kingston.-Ont., which states thnt be
has passed his examinations nnd has
been mude Company Sergennt-M,-ij"i,
winch makes him the third senior of
the college. He is expected homo for i«r, C.A.j Rasmussen, P
The other mi'inl ers ol  the plat...,.,   , j ., reply fi letting oul    at
some li    • t I he i> llcy   ol   tho
rently to adh':
•t   eeut    in      th'-
i i, clamation     of     Auguet   14, last.
ddl   !,,r  interning
i ■   it   Uii ■■- who .'etc qulel and pi eo
I huve the honour to be. Sir,
edlenl servent,
W   RIDQWAY uu,sun,
Mfiji.r.
Ii. t •.    [   vIi«— Reservists,
i. B.  C,  June 16, UUS.
w.n.; Hanna, Oeo, im h urli
Harper, O.K.; Jeesop, H.W.; Ke ly,
T.| Lawrence, J.L.i M irt n, J. B.
Meek, I).; Moore, F. Morgan, i . Mc
D maid, fi. c.; McDon Jd, w ; Mr
Beth, M.; Mclnnee, M. Mi lnt ih, \
P.! McLeod, \.. McM I d, F.. Mr
Rae, R.c.; Neleon, A.W.j Nelson, B .
Newsome, P.;  Pettipiece,   B ;  1
: Ross, 3.L.;
ter from the principals followed be
fnrc the written ordei wns Ineiied.
Ho  though!      that      the    prlnclpnls
ahnuld not hive wiiocn to the board
liof.irr they hid received  official    In
vement     the    principals  And further T believe thnt the public
U  that   wnsn.'t   the  only   who have tiken up arms in our     'b'-
Thcro   are
the holidays nhout
month.
the end    of this
hnnds  with  the  prlnripnl*  nnd  start   two
t'Tirtt. , —
The  ladles of the delegation     with- '
The   Canadian   Pacific    railway   has
lowered tbo freight     rntc  on apples
lidos to i very e|uestinn. nnd the from Okanagan points t.i Vancouver I
 Ifrom 40 to :n cents    p'T i<vi pounds
Mnued on Tage Five)
Tl ■ - frenk
'   ts kilns,
■te  nn  increase  in  the   D
■ ■  in the Dnited
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     pect.e!  t . h-vs     about
tt I normal < ipacl<ty ot
Rossland  school will hnve ?.: pupils ,7'C.OOO   pounds   of     blister     copper
Stuart, B.C.; Bugden, n . Bii
E.i Tapplni, F.   Tho '    Mai-
oney, J.W.; Kirk, J.' Bouthworth,
W.R;  St.   John.   A.
[In  carload lots.
writing on tbc entrance examination,  monthly. PAGE TWO
THE MAIL-HERALDl REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, JUNE If, 1915
Zbc flfcatl-Devalb
PUBLISHED   WEDNESDAY.    AND
SA'i'l'ldiAY    AT
R15VELSTOKE,  ll. ('
IS and  45 years could be called,     ac-
lording  to the necessity.
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Oil prospecting notices $7.">0.
Land Purchase Notices, J7.00.
Water Application Notices, up to
10U words, fT.MU, over tOU words in
proportion.
REFORMING PI IK ORCHARD
Toronto Globe: The reformatory
vevolution that has taken place in
Ontario consists largely of the persistent application of four processes;
cultivation, fertilization, spraying,
and pruning, The old grass pasture
orchard has almost disappeared, and
has been rei-!:,ceil hy ploughed lields
dotted with lows ,i[ apple trees. This
breaking up of the surface is absolutely indispensable, whether fertilizers are or are not applied. Some
sorl of forage crop may be grown
nnd plowed under without any hardship to the trees, but grass never.
Moreover,     no     apple     farmer who
I nows his business would think of
allowing rattle  to rim     among
II ees,
his
Mr, Hutchenson chief of the Canadian Pacific railway hotel system uud
Manager Turquaiid of the Vancouver
hotel were at the local hotel on Tuesday.
A. Wehb, master mechanic at the
local hotel is running the electric
I hint at night during the high
water.
A hand ball match was played on
Tuesday afternoon between the maids
at the local hotel and male em-
ployees with William McGrath as
lefree. He was very partial to the
ladies in his decisions and the ladies
won.
J, Stovel is offering a reward for
the return of his umbrella.
B. Neilson since returning from Re-
velstoke has joined the staff of the
local hotel.
.!. Ilenn was at the great tunnel on
Wednesday.
candy. Mrs. Angus McLean, Mrs.
Frey and Mrs. Inkster presided over
the tea and coffee.
The hand was in attendance and
played a number of selections. Dr.
Taylor and Mr. Baker were heard in
ti local duet. Messrs. Sandahl and
Veith rendered a flute duet, accompanied on the piano by Mr. Twiss,
and Messrs. Harding and Twiss gave
a mandolin and piano selection.
CON I ON  fljA LABEf>
o7W til-Herald Publishing-
Company, Limited
E.  G.  ROOKE,  Manager and  Editor.
SATURDAY,  JUNE 19, 1916
HIDING THEIR CASUALTIES
The order of the military  governor
of Berlin  that   the  military  lists      of
casualties must not be published is
significant, "Publications of this
sort," he announces, "give rise to
exaggerations, and evoke groundless
uneasiness among the people." Germany's win lords have also heen reduced to the necessity of hid ng from
the pe,.pi.- such Important otlicial
documents as the United states note
un the Lusitania sinking, and of
forbidding newspaper comment on
■ lu Bi van Incident until It could see
how 'o shape comment te. sustain
• li rman ci nfidi nee. Thi total of the
Prussian casualties announced ,:t Berlin is 1,3*8,1   '.  Vt the ss . i  I ate, thil
iosses   i.f      Bavaria,       Win-111 em! urg,
Saxony and the 'ether Btatea would
be about 800,000. These non Prussian
lists ai'- published 'in I hi ca] Mais eef
the several states, and orders for
their non-publication would be made
. h the auth irities at th
itals.   Tl ese  w 11  ui >
a ex imple. Tl
tends to hi
view the extei
es. Tl     -.
, Thi      sees
in the Galicii
stupendous,    .
them at half a million. Oi
t tl
cate disi
mans. Since thesi
itasti -
can no lone
Por     thi     lies It ie
sign.
PK0M THE  SANCTLMS
TOMORROWS SERVICES
CATHOLIC
St, Francis church, McKenzie Ave.
end Fifth street, Pastor, Rev. J. C.
MacKeuzie. Sundaj services:— Low
Mass at s a.m. and High Mass at
10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday
school for the children at 2:30 p.m.,
E'.enedlctlon and Rosary at 7:30 p.m.,
Confessions Saturday -I to 6 aud 7:'in
to 9 p.m. and Sunday morning ':30
to S. Weeks days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Confessions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at S a.
m. Benediction and Rosary nt 7:3U
p. m.
ST. PETER'S
Third Sund iy after Trinity; 8 a.m.
Holy Communion/, 11 a.m. Matin- and
ante-communion; Evensong 7.3M p.m.,
sermons it both services by the Rector.
ith morning and evening prayer,
prayers author4! eel by tbe Lord Bishop for war will be said. Sunday
s m- -ei al 2 "   p.m.
METHODIST CHURCH
Public seivii'i-  will beheld on Sunday ai 11  a.m. and 7,S0 p.m,    Mi rn
lng     then,,-    "Depi ndam >• on   God,"
ing "The Fact  of Ci mver-
kion."     At  »,      Sund ij   sch "1   and
Bible   classes. Epworth League     for
young people, "ti Monday at 8 p. m.
Prayer     meeting, Wednesday, at
p.m.     Choir     practice,     Friday, al
8 p.m.
I ER1 \N  CHURCH
tei Ian church on Sundaj    the n Inister  Rev.  J.W.  SI
.--,.n  will preacl     ■     oth services.   In
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Fifty-five Dollars
from Lawn Social
Th garden social given under tbe
auspices of the Ladies' Aid of St.
John's church on Thursday proved a
success, the proceeds amounting to
>."„"."ii. The social was held on the
property of Mayor Foote on First
street, formerly the home of Mr. and j
Mrs. .J.M. Kellie, whicli Mr. Foote
; donated for the occasion. Much ofthe
' success of the function was due to
the efforts of the jiresident, Mrs.
Yuill Ross, who had full charge.
Tables were scattered over the lawn
at which were served tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches, strawberries and
cream and ice cream, home made
candy. Home made cooking and cut
flowers wen Ms - Bold during the
evening :em! each table was liberally
patronized. The ladies in charge of
the tea tables were Mesdames W. M.
Lawrence, Kipp, Moth. Lyons, X R.
Brown, Kincaid, Corning, Creech and
the Misses Rell, Ina Brown and Muriel Matheson, Mrs. Laing, Mrs. McBean, Mrs. McArthur and Mrs. Smith.
Urquhart had charge of the culinary
table. The t!..wer stand was in charge
of Miss Viola Crowe and she was assisted by the Misses Alice Munro,
Lilly and Kdith Abrahamson and
Florence Radhead of Arrowhead, who
sold bouquets throughout the
grounds. Miss Ruth Brown and Miss
Marjorv Br own sold the home   made
Ladies Still Busy for
Red Cross Society
The regular meeting of the Revelst..Me 1.ranch of the Red Cross society
was held m the Y.M.C.A. on Wednesday aftoi'i-o- n, and besides the
routine bus.ness the following articles were prepared for shipment:
.1. pairs socks.
3" khaki shirts.
22   night   shirts.
i. pairs convalescent shoes.
1  pair knee caps.
2: suits pyjamas.
f.o,   Un,  bandages.
i',u,   3in.   bandages.
16110  mouth  wipes.
'ii.i  wash cloths.
10 assorted  bandages.
2u triangular  bandages.
! 11 large pads.
1 II  small pads.
2SS  compresses.
m.I  sjioiiges.
27 T bandages.
BS  hemmed handkerchiefs.
15 bed pads,
All articles leaving here are marked, and the name Revelstoke appears
i n  every  one  of  them.
Thcre is a mistaken idea in some
quarters that the Red Cross does not
(are for small subscriptions. The
society is anxious to give every man,
woman and child in Canada nn opportunity to take care for the sick
;nd wounded and the widows mite
and the children's cents are equally
acceptable.
During the past month the Red
i'i. ss Boclety 'ef Canada has forwarded over 8107,000 to the other side of
the Atlantic for thc relief of sick
ond .vnunded Canadian soldiers who
are fighting the battle of world free-
Mem. The amount is made up ns follows:—For ambulance work, 36,625;
medical supplies. $19,346; hospital
equipment ?26,460 and  Cliveden   hos
pital,  $53,103. VULGAR DISPLAY OF WEALTH
i    The     society     acknowledges    with      "My face is my fortune,"   Baid tha
thanks  the  following donations:  MiBB  conscious beauty.
Jean Edwards a parcel     of handker- j    "Well, it isn't necessary for you to
chiefs, the result of a birthday party   be,constantly Hashing your roll," re-
each child present made and donated   marked the  male cynic—Judge,
a i handkerchief, a nice idea and   very
acceptable  gifts.   Mrs.   Matheson   for
a generous  donation  of  material  for
the  making   of      convalescent  shoes;
Mrs. Haggen,  .$1.00;  Mrs. E. Trimble
for her splendid work in laundrylng
so many handkerchiefs,  and  all those
who bave sent in old linen.
Mrs. ,1.  W. Stevenson,  1 pair socks.
Mrs. NM if.  Brown, 1 pair socks,   5
shirts.
Mrs.  Jos T.   Farmlloe,  1  pair socks
Mrs.  Pratt,  1   pair socks.
Mrs. Hogan,  1 pair socks.
Mrs. F.   Paulding, 1 pair socks.
A  friend, 2 pair socks.
Mrs. Belcher,  1  pair Bocks,
Mrs. vi. Dunn, l pair socks.
Mrs.   II.\\.   Wood,  2  pairs socks.
Mrs. Vi. Corkill,  I  pair socks.
Mrs. Robbins, I pair socks.
Mrs. George Ross, 2 pairs socks.
Mrs. B,  R, lAt.kins, 1 pair socks.
.Mrs. F.B.   Wells,   I  pail's socks.
Mrs. S.  Halvorsen,  1  pair socks.
Mrs. Scafe,  1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Sadler,   1   pair socks.
Mrs.  (!.   Rhodes,   (Golden)   3     pair
socks.
Mrs. Pagdin, 7 pairs socks.
Mrs. Edwards, 2 pairs socks.
Mrs.  Palmer,  5 pairs socks.
Mrs.  F. Tremble,  2 pairs socks.
Mrs. R.H. Urquhart, 2 pairs socks.
Winnie Pnyne,  1  pair socks.
Mrs.  F.  Tarry.  1   pair  socks.
Mrs.  Maxon,   I   pair socks.
Mrs, Payne, 1  pair socks.
Mrs. Margaret  Armstrong,    1
cocks.
Mrs.  D, Brown, 1 pnir socks.
Mrs. B.  Crick, 1 pnir socks.
Mrs.  NM F.  Stewart,  4 shir's.
Mrs. J.W.  Jenkins, 1  shirt.
Mrs. M'isson. 1  suit pyjamas,
Mrs.  TH.   Taylor,   1   shirt.
■Mrs.  Crowe,  1   shirt.
'How was the baby show''' 'Howling success.'—Baltimore  'American.'
The reason there nre so mnny failures is because so many men spend
all tbeir time looking for thc easy
ways to success.
F. Charles Merry, formerly superintendent for the Ferguson'mines Ltd.,
in the Lnrdeott district was in
\ew York  recently.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS'
Malakwa School.
Sealed tenders, superscribed "Tender for. Malakwa school," will be
received by the Honourable the Minister of Public Works up to 1>
o'clock noon of Tuesday, the (ith day
of July, 1915, for the erection and
completion of a large one-room
school-house at Malakwa in the
Kamloops Electoral  District, B.C.
Plans,  specifications, contract, and
(onus of tender muy he seen on and
after  the  17th day  of   June,   IM5,  at
th hcis.if   Mr,   E.   T.   W.   Pearse,
Government Agent, Kamloops; Mr.
|{. Curd n, Government Agent, Revelstoke; Mr. A.C. Carr, Secretary of
the School Board, Malakwa; and the
Department of Bul lie Works, Victoria.
By application to the undersigned,
contractors may obtain a copy of tha
plans and specifications for the sum
of ten dollars ($10), whicli will be
refunded on their return in good order.
Bach   proposal   must  he  accompanied  by  an accepted    bank    cheque or
I certificate  of  deposit   on   a chartered
! bank of Canada,  made payable to the
Pair   Honourable  the  Minister  of      Public
IWorks,  for a sum     equal  to 10     per
|(ent. of tender,  which sball     bo forfeited   if  the  |iarty  tendering  decline
to  enter  into     contract when called
upon  to  do so,  or if  he  fail  to   complete  the work   contracted  for.      The
I cheques or certificates of deposit    ot
unsuccessful  tenderers will  be returned to them upon the execution of the
i onl i"ict.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature ot
the tenderer, nnd enclosed in the envelopes  furnished.
The lowest or nny tender not necessarily accepted.
J. E. CR1FFTTH
Beputy Minister and rublic   Works
Engineer.  Public Works Depnrtmcnt,
Victoria, B.C.. June 1016.
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concert.
Having been advised that a standing reward has been offered for information
which will lead to the conviction of the
party or parties who set fire to the Forest
Mills of British Columbia at Comaplix,
B. C, on the night of April 4th, 1915.
Any person or persons having* information bearing upon this fire should communicate with
Mr. R. F. JOHNSTON
Special Agent of the Wm. J. Burns International
Detective Agency
at the King Edward Hotel, Revelstoke, B. C,
he being the duly authorized Special Agent of
the undersigned:
[Signed]
JAMES H. de VEUVE,
President The James H. de Veuve Insurance Go. .SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1915
THE MAIL-HERALD, REVELSTOKE
PAGB THREB
THE COMRADE IN WHITE
('Life   and   Work,'  thc   Church   of  Scotland   Magazine)
Strange tales reached us in the
trenches. Humors raced up and dowu
that MO-mile Hue from Switzerland
to the sea. We knew neither the
eource of kthem nor the truth of
them. They came nuickly, and they
went (itiickly. Yet somehow I remember the very hour when George
CaBey turned to me with a queer look
in his blue eyes, and asked if I bad
seen the Friend of thc Wounded.
And then he told nie all he knew.
After many a hot engagement a man
in white had been,seen bending over
the wounded. Snipers sniped at him.
Shells fell all around. Nothing had
power to touch him. He was either
heroic beyond all heroes or he was
something greater still. Tbis mysterious one. whom the French called the
'comrade in white,' seemed to be
everywhere at once. At Nancy, in the
Argonne, at Soissons and Ypres,
everywhere men were talking ol him
with bushed  voices.
But some laughed and said the
trenches w™re telling on men's nerves. I, who was often reckless enough
in my talk, cxcluimed that for me
seeing was believing, and that 1
■didn't expect any help but a German knife if I wus found lying out
there wounded.
'I was  Shot.'
It was the next day that thinge got
lively on thiB bit of the front. Our
Mg guns roared from sun-
riBe to sunset, and began
again in the morning. At uoon
we got word to take the trenches in
front of us. They were UOO yards
»way, and we weren't well started
till we knew that the big guns had
(ailed in the work of preparation. It
needed a stout heart to go on, but not
n man wavered. We had advanced 150
yards when we found it was uo good.
Our captain called to us to take cover, and just then I was shot through
lioth lege.
By God's mercy I fell in a hole of
some sort. I suppose I fainted, for
when I opened my eyes 1 was all
•lone. The pain was horrible, but I
didn't dare to move lest the Germans
.should see me, for they were only 50
yards away, and I did not expect
mercy. I was glad when the twilight
came. There were men in my own
company who would run any risk in
the darkness if tbey thought a comrade wns still alive.
The night fell, and soon I heard a
stbp, not stealthy, as I expected,
but utiiet and firm, as if neither
darkness nor death could check those
untroubled feet. So little did I guess
what waa , coming that, even when I
na* the gleam of white in the darkness, I thought it was a peasant in a
white smock, or perhaps a woman deranged. Suddenly, with a little shiver
of joy or of fear, I don't know which,
1 guessed that it was the 'comrade
ib white.' And at that very moment
the German rifles began to shoot.
The bulleta could scarcely mise
such a target, for he flung out hif
erms as though in entreaty, and then
drew them back till he stood like oue
of those wayside crosses that we saw
<ao often as we marched through
France. And he spoke. The words
sounded familiar, but all I remember
was the beginning: 'If thou hadst
known,' and the ending, 'but now
they are hid from thine eyes.' And
then he stooped and gathered me into hU arms—me, the biggest man in
in the regiment—and carried me as
if I had  been a child.
i 'I Must have Fainted."
I must havc fainted again, for I
woke to consciousness in a little cave
t>y a stream, and the Comrade in
White was washing my wounds and
binding them up. It seems foolish to
say it; for I was in terrible pain, but
I wns happier at that moment than
ever I remember to havc been ln all
my life before,  I enn't explain it, but
it seemed as if all my days I had
been waiting for thiB without knowing it. As long as that hand touched
me and those eyes pitied me I did
not seem to care any more about
sickness or health, about life or
death. And while he swiftly removed
every trace of blood and mire I felt
as if my whole nature were being
washed, as if all the grime and soil
of Bin were going, and as if I were
once more a little child.
'He too hud  been  Wounded.'
I suppose I slept, for when I woke
this feeling was gone, I was a man,
and I wanted to know what I could
do for my friend to help him or to
serve him. He was looking towards
the stream, und bis hands were clasped inl prayer; and ,then I saw that he
too had been pounded. I could see as
it were a shot-wound' in his hand, and
as he prayed a drop of blood gathered and fell to the ground. I cried out.
I could not help it, for that wound
of his seemed to mc a more awful
thing than any that bitter war had
shown me,
'You are wounded too,' I said
faintly. Perhaps he heard me, perhaps it was the look on my face, cut
he answered gently, t'This is an old
wound, but it has troubled me of
late.' And then I noticed sorrowfully
that the same cruel mark wason his
feet. You will wonder that I did not
know sooner. I wonder myself. But
it was only when I saw His feet
that I knew Him.
'He  will   Come   for  Me  To-morrow.'
'The Living Christ'—I had heard
the chaplain Bay it a few weeks before, but now I knew that He had
come to me—to me who had'put Him
out of my life in the hot fever of my
youth. I was longing to speak and to
thank Him, but no words came. And
then He rose swiftly, and said, 'Lie
here today'by the water. I will come
for you tomorrow. I have work for
you to do, and you will do it for
me.*
In a moment he
knocked oft their feet and severely
stunned.! That no more serious injury was done was probably due to
the fact that much of the electric
charge was grounded, in the water
before reaching the inside of the
tunnel. As it was the chief injury
consisted of a severe jarring and a
few bruises. The engineer in the compressor house a hundred feet away
was not injured. The shock was felt
in the Monashee internment camp
which is situated a.'quarter of a mile
from  the  mine.
REVELSTOKE RETAIL
PRODUCE MARKET
Every 10 c
Packet of
/    WILSONS
FLY PADS
\ WILL KILL MORE FLIES THAN ,
\$8°-°WORTH OF ANY   /
\STICKY FLY CATCHER/
FRUITS
Grape  fruit   Cal.  10c
Bananas, per doz
i Lemons, per doz.
Apples, new, 4 to (itbs.
Oranges, navel,
>Iavel Oranges,
Flor.  15c.
.  .40:5 .511
      .25
.85
Irom  25 to .50
50
Rhubarb,  per pound,   04
Cherries, per tb 2d
Raspberries,  2  boxes for   25
Pineapple, each       '.30
figs, cooking, Jibs, for .25
Dates, Hallowi     2   tbs. for .25
Dates, Fard, 21bs. for ... .35
Dates,  Dromedary, pkg.  .15, 2 for .25
Walnuts, California, per Ib 35
Wa/lnuts, Grenoble 25
Pecans, per lb  .35
Filberts, per lb  .25
Almonds, per lb 25
BrazSls, per lb 25
MEATS
Fresh killed beef, retail .0I@.27&
Pork, retail   13® .22
vlutton, retail  	
can. He thinks that where one German emigrated then five are likely to
do so at the close of thiB war, but
they will not go to the United,States,
as there are no fit lands open to
them there. They, and numbers of
'emigrants of otber European nationalities and of the United Kingdom,
will make their way to Canada and
South America. We should also say
to Australasia as well, as to the
Greater Britain of the southern seas
there is likely to be a considerable
movement when peace is concluded.
In regard to the prospect of land
values in Canada, Mr. Curwood says,
'they muBt increase, and from now
on they will increase through steady
growth and development.' He
considers that a great deal
of property had been oversold and that certain places had
consequently suffered, but be did not
l think this over-selling is so serious
| as some people believe, who forget
that 'every city that ever became a
city had to pass     through its period
while I wait    for
down  that I may
mory of it. I feel!
end my   pain     increases, but I have
His  promise.  T know that He     will
come for me to-morrow.
was gone. And
Him I write this
not lose the me-
weak and lonely,
Notes \m the Mines
Veal, retail  ,      13|@ .2
Hams, retail I5@ .30 '
Bacon, retail  28® .10 '
Chicken, retail   22® .25
SausageB, retail   12J@ .15
Turkey, per Ib 28
Seese, per lb  .25 '
Ducks, per tb 25
!Lard, 3 lbs 55
Lard, 5 tbs M
SUGAR
Granulated B. C. Cane
j    1C0 tb. sack 	
'Lump sugar, 2 tbs. .......
Gran. B.C. 20 tb. sack,
Brown sugar, 3tbs	
Syrup, maple, bottle ....
1 Syrup, gallon     1.7601.00
Honey, comb, per tli  .30
Honey, lib. jars      t.25@ .35
FLOUB
Robin Hood  12.50
B. & K. Bread Flour  2.50
Five Roses  2.50
Lake of the Woods, bag,
12*®   25 i Qf boom days,
Strenuous efforts are being made
throughout the Dominions to encourage the production of all commodities for which a special demand
may be expected. The immediate
prospects appear, therefore, to be
most favorable. The purchasing power of the farmers. is largely increasing, and the appeal of the Dominion
and provincial governments to put
more acreage under cultivation
has
$8.50
.30
. 1.75
.25
met with a ready response.
HONEST CONFESSION
Marjorie—Everybody  seems  to
gO   tice whether you go to ^urch.
Madge—Yes,  dear, that's the
reason I go.—Judge.
only
"A    small   mistake,"    said   Uncle
Ebeu     'makes a heap   o'  difference.
Every weather prophet 'ud be correct
if he didn't git hiB     dates mixed."—
2.50   Washington 'Star.'
In the Financial Times, London, of
May 27, Le Roi No. 2 stock was
quoted at  Hs.  6d.
Brakeman Bell was taken to Grand
Forks hospital having hurt his back
while throwing a switch. He was on
the Phoenix Great Northern ore run.
The Argo Tunnel company is still
pegging away at Greenwood. About
hO feet past the first lead, another
ledge with an eight foot face has
been encountered yielding averages of
seven and eight dollars in values. It
is the intention of the officials to
keep the work going with the prospect of the Greenwood smelter opening up in the near future, when ore
from the tunnel will be mined and
laid down at the smelter for an outlay of two dollars a ton. They have
a standing offer of silica ores for
lining the furnaces, and Mr. Lofstad
says they could give them a car load
in  21 hours.
During a severe thunder storm at
Monashee, lightning struck the dump
of the Fire Valley Gold Mining Company tunnel. The lightning followed
the' track into the tunnel for 800
feet. Chas. Cowling, a trammer, and
Dr. A. H. Elftman, the manager of
the mine who hai pened to be touching  the track     at       the time, were
Royal Household  2.80
Purity Flour  2.50
King's Quality  2.50
VEGETABLES
Cucumbers, each,  20
Radishes, bunch    05
Green Peas, 2 Ibs. for  25
Parsley, per bunch   .05
Dry, onions, 5 Ibs. for .25
Cabbage, local, each ... ,05@ .10
N'ew Potatoes, Ib  .02
Head Lettuce, tb  12J (g .15
Tomatoes, lb 50
New  Carrots,  tb  .021
| Turnips, per tb  .02J
Celery, per tb 15
The Wife—"Two weeks ago you
said my husband couldn't live, and
row he's nearly well." The Doctor—
"Madame, I can only express my regrets.'—Boston 'Transcript.'
DAIRY PRODUCTS
Butter, creamery, tb 40 @ .45
Butter, dairy, per lb 35
New Zealand 45
.'heese, Canadian, per lb.
\ ;heese, Can. Stilton, Ib.
' Theese, Imp.  Stilton, Ib.
Eggs, local new laid,  doz.
FEED
Bran, ton 	
■ Wheat, ton	
Oats, ton	
Barley, ton    	
I Hay, ton	
.Shorts,  ton  	
Mi
.25
.30
.60
to .30
S3«.O0
55.00
.. 50.00
. 50.00
. 20.00
.  45.00
"Rough on Rats" clears out Rats,
Mice. etc. Don't Die in the House. 15c
and 25c at Drug and Country Stores.
EMIGRATION TO CANADA
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London.)
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is soft, soothing and refreshing. Its distinctive Mayflower perfume, delicate, individual,
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Nynl Quality preparations can be obtained only in
Nyal Quality Stores. Ask one of them for free copy of
Booklet entitled " Your Complexion,'' giving full particular* of best methods of massage.
<fi%M&4
Walter Bews, Druggist, Revelstoke, B.C.
<■.':,. \7
~W*o
TTJRSiL*  '
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A  well-known  American  writer, Mr.
J. O.  Curwood, has been makiug    a
study  of conditions in the weBt     of
Canada in relation to; the war.
He considers that the war may u-
jsult in an era of prosperity to thai
country which it has never known before, not an era of estate boom li it
of  development and growth that will
i mean practically a new Canada In the
] west. 'For some time,' he says, 'Canada, if not really sick, has been on
the eve of a serious kind of aickness,
caused by the (act that her town and
city population and  values bad   too
i greatly outrun ber rural population
and values'—a statement which may
In- iiijilied with some, if not. equal,
force to Auitralla, where the growth
■ ef the city has i u far In advance ol
the rural district, greatly to the
disadvantage of tbe country us e
whole.
In Mr. Curwood'l judgment, ' the
signing ot peace will lead to an lm
migration movement thai wlllamase
the world. Wtei • be Fr inco-Gej i -
war in 1870 !0O,0 0 Qei i in settled
■   threi the irreatut     American
i e Minnesota    and
[owa,  which  are now German  Amerl-
SYNOPSIS   OF COAL MINING
REGULATIONS.
Coal mining rights of tbe Dominion
ln Manitoba, Saekatcbewau and Al
terta, the Yukon Territory, thi
North-weBt Territories and ln a portion of the Province ol British Co
lumbia, may be issued for a term ol
twenty-one years at an annual rent
al of U an acre. Not more than
2,500 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for leaso must be made
by the applicant in person to thf
Agent or Sub-Agent of tbe district
in which tbe rights applied for an
situated.
The lease will include tbe coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working ol
the mine at tbe rate of 110.00 ar.
acre.
In surveyed territory the land must
te described by sections, or legal
wib divisions of sections, and In unsurveyed territory the tract applied
for shall Le staked out by the ap
plicant himself.
Euch application must be accompan
led by a fee of 15 which will be re
funded if thc rights applied for art
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall he paid on tho merchantable output o( tho mine at tb*
rate of rive cents per ton.
The person operating tbe mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity ol
merchantable coal mined and pay tht
royalty thereon If the coal mining
rights are not bring operated, such
leturns should be furnished At least
once n year.
For full irifnrmrii.l.-in application
should be made -.e •>     u,ett '.iry of
:i     '    ■ if  the    Interior,  Ot-
tawn,  or tn *hr  Agent  or  Hub-Agent
of  Dominion Lands.
W   W. CORY.
Go After the (tiicken Bute!
SPECIALS FOR YOUNG CHICKS.
Dr. Rush's Chick Food. Cracked Corn.
Wheat, Bran, and Shorts for sale at
L.  C. MASSONS  STORES
WAR DECLARED!
War is declared on our stock of
Tea and Coffee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot lasts, and as another advance is predicted in the
near  future we would adrtse put-
BREAD
Why are we Belling more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf ot ours with
any other and we are absolutely
sure you will use the best, then
you will know why.
ting by a few pounds.
ph»„e 4i     HOBSON'S
8BST BY  TEST
Box 734
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
!(CURED IN CALGARY)
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West—Government inspected—approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears.
P. BURNS & COMPANY, Limited
KING EDWARD HOTEL
H.J.  MCSORLEY. FRCP.
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
LIQUORS CIGARS
WINES
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C
WINDSOR HOTEL
EUROPEAN PLAN
GOOD ACCOMMODATION REASONABLE HATES
CAFE IN CONNECTION
r\ DI P M'   "A I      Suitably furnished with the
HOTEL
J. Albert Stone, Propretor
choicest the market affords.
Best Wines, Liquors and
Cigars. Rates $1 a day.
Monthly rates.
Revelltoke Lod>g«
No. 1086
LOYAL ORDER
OF MO08E
Meeta every tecond
nml Poui th Tuei daj
in tin- Selkirk Hali.
Visiting Brethren are cordially in-
vlted.      ALLAN K   PYPB, Die.
II. I.. HAUG,Sec.
KOOTENAY  LODGE,  No.  16.
A. F. aod A. IL
Regular Meetings art held la
New Masonic Hall on the Kourtb
Monday In each mouth at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
welcome.
JOHN  LEE.   W.   M.
ROBT.   GORDON,  Secretary
H. W. EDWARDS
Taxidermist.
Bear K...-u Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
85 Second St.. Revelstoke, B. 0.
GOLD RANGE LODOB, No. Ie
KNIGHTS  OF  PYTHIAS
Meets  every    Wednesday  evening
at   3 o'clock,    in Selkirk Hall.
Visiting    brothers   cordially invited.
R. GORDON, C. C.
SELKIRK LODGE No. li
I. 0. O. F.
Ueetl '.Ty Thursday evening In
Selkirk   Hull   at   » o'clock. Vlsit-
lt)g brethern cordially Invited.
K   KILLER, NM G.
JAMES MATHIE,  Secrttary.
Al! kinds of Repairing neatly done
Best Sand Shoes for children
Bonis. Shoes, Trunks,
Valises, Suit Cases,
Bags. Pack Sacks,
Pack Straps, Whips.
Etc.
Armstrong & Co.
The Lea; ier Gj ids Store
If you want what you want when you
1 want it try Mail-Herald Want Ads PAGE FOUR
THE   MAIL-HERALD,   REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY,  JUNE 10, 1915
REALLY DELIGHTFUL
THE DAINTY
MINT-COVERED
CANDY-COATED
CHEWING GUM
Make a Corner
Cosy
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every (EljicUt Package
■MADE IN CANADA
WORLD NEWS TERSELY TOLD
l
First nnd second class Italian     reservists, including the sub-classes   of
1887 \to 1897, have been called to the
olors from Canada.
!
GOOD POLICY
It's good policy to think of the future
It's still better policy to provide against
the misfortunes it may have in store
for you. The surest way of protecting
yourself and family is a
LIFE tNSURANOB POLICY
with a reliable company. The high
financial standing and long business
career of the Kootenay Agencies
mak"s it absolutely trustworthy.
Your time mav be near at band.
Don't delay.   Take out a policy now.
KOOTENAY AGENCIES, Ltd.
A. E. Kincaid. Manager.
BOY SCOUTS
WORK BUREAU
Do you want somelweeding
done ?
Do you want your yard cleaned up, your wood chopped, or
any old thing?
Apply to the Boy Scouts and
they'll do it.
They want to work for money for their equipment.
Ring up anv ofthe following
patrol leaders and make arrangements.
R. Lawrence. Phone f>2|
A. Parker at Bews' Store,
Phone 28
L. Briggs, 256
E.KiNCAin, 74
Sergeant Michael O'Leary, who won
the Victoria Cross by     killing   eight
I men and capturing   two   trenches,   a
j machine pun nnd     two prisoners all
| alone,  has written to his parents after   reading   obituary   notices     proclaiming him the bravest man in  the
British army, that he is alive     and
hopes  to be spared  to do more good
work for kiug and  country.
Lumb
ermen
It will pay you to make
a call al
F. B. WELLS
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town     Rkvkutokx, B.O.
ebefore buying your outfit
of working •■io' h-- foi the
li'i-b. I m ik.- .1 specialty
nf   I. ita       - Pants
8 x   Sm^ts, Bl ii< •■     md
.•■.-: ything required in y
bo.-
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
WM- ,p,.. nil,/,-  ii.
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work
Workshop   Connaught A v.
REVELSTOKE      •      •    B.<
CITY TRANSFER CO.
Bagg ._■■ Ti ansfei red
IiistiUniting Agenti ami Storage
GENERAL DRAYING
Furniture nml   Piano-tnoving a
S|nei mill y
Phone 46—876,   Nigh I Phone SM
BWITZEH BROS.
.'. il. CURTIS
Advertising    Pays
IF       you advertise
in  thc Mail-Herald
■
■
■
Black   Dei J
and  Kl
NM,
The   Turks
.'hi.uld  kre...|
l"troilh|i   '  i   i hem.
Tbe Germ ■ . ,,t     'phe
Hague biiH surd the   Telegraaf     f. .r
libel   liPraiiHc  of   'Mi'
iv Mtter denunciation <.f the sinking
ol the 'Lunitania.' [I li the tecond
libel "iiit the flerman Rtnbaisadoi
lias brought against a Dutch newi
paper, The outcome of tbe suit ie
awaited with    great     interest, Tbe
Dutch   press   which,   until   the  sinkiiu'
<if the 'Luiltanla,'     had maintained
the  KtrlctnBt.   neutrality,      him      been
miiklnr   Itrong  protests  against      tbl
harbaroui way' in     which Qermany
puraucs her naval wurliirc.        ,,
Telephone connection was established last week between Toronto aud
San Francisco, a distance of over
u.OOO .miles.
I Col. Qeorge Patterson Murphy {if
(Ittawa has been named general
transport ollicer for the department
ol  militia and defence.
A  new treaty  between Sweden  and
, Russia has heen ratified at Petrograd
It  governs  the financial,  commercial
and industrial relations of the    two
countries.
Huntley R. Drummond and James
Carruthers, of Montreal, have each
offered .flM.OW for machine guns,
these gifts being sutlicient to purchase eighty.
The French have been making reprisals upon the Germans for their
use of poisonous gas and burning
liquids, the lirst effort being thc
sprinkling of the German trenches at
Vauquois in the Argonne with burning liquid.
A raid upon the German town of
Sphinxhaven, on Lake Nyassa, carried out by a force from British Central Africa, was successfully accomplished and a quantity of rifles, ammunition and stores captured. A
German armed party returned safely,
with  but  one  man slightly wounded.
A crowd of 2,000 persons, mostly
women assembled in front of the
Reichstag building on .May 28 in Berlin and shouted for peace. They not
only protested against the war but
complained of the high cost of food
The crowd was finally dispersed hy
mounted police, who charged into it.
Several arrests were made. The press
was forbiddi n to mention the incident.
I.lent. .Mil. Duller, commander of
the Princess Patricia's Canadian
Light Infantry, In a letter te. Qov-
wrninr'nt House, Ottawa, mentions
tbat be sad been slightly wounded ln
the face and bad an operation which
resulted In tbe loss of his right eye,
ii" Btates that tbe injury win not
prevent him returning t.. tb- fre ent
and he hopes sh' rtly to rej.un his
regiment.
A   measure  providing  for the     addition of tw lions   about -1,000
men.  to thi         y  has  beei
by the budget     committee    *.f     the
e't.  In   Dec-:   ;,f!   thl
|.T..r dissolved the previous Dii
declinii ; I        iold the pi  51 1
try   f
ttee also ap-
nstruc-
tbn I eight
Many offers of convalescent homes
for soldiers have been received by the
Ottawa militia department from all
parts of Canada.
The Hon. A. C. Macdonald has
been appointed lieutenant-governor of
Prince Kdward Island, succeeding the
Hon. Benjamin Rogers, whose term
has expired
Ex-premier Giovanni Qlolitte of
Italy, who led the pacifists during
the crisis before .Italy's declaration
of war, and who was thought to be
too sympathetic a friend of Prince
von Buelow, the German political
agent in Rome, has fled from Italy
in fear of his life.
Government notice to the foreign
powers is printed in Paris quoting
the German second army's orders, issued at Saint Quentin in October,
detniling how pioneers should use
inflammable liquids during attacks.
1 he French government gives notice
to the world that it feel's obliged to
use all means of self-defence against
such proceedings.
Mine, de Wiart, wife of the Belgian
minister of justice, has been deported
from Belgium to Germany. The German authorities accused her of endangering the security of German
troops by her correspondence. It is
understood in Paris that this correspondence consisted merely of letters
to Belgian soldiers regarding their
families. When Mine, de Wiart was
deported she was not allowed to take
with  her any of her six children.
Contrary to the precedent set hy
other British coroners, in dealing
with the .victims of German air raids
the "Lusitania' disaster, etc., a coroner, sitting last week at the third
inquest held in connection with the
lecent Zeppelin air raid over London
declared he could not see that anything was gained by returning a verdict of murder.-Consequently he in-
.■■triicted the jury to find that 'the
deceased did from bombs dropped
ly hostile aircraft.'
A manifesto is heing circulated
widely among the working classes by
the German Socialist party in Germany in which Austria is accused of
having caused the war. The manifesto complains of the ignorance in
■vhich German and Austrian people
are v'ept, and denounces the German
■war party, imperialism and secret
diplomacy as the arch enemies of the
Germai peo e. It Is asserted that
v^ trch jieace was possible, but 'the
treed of the imperialists refused it.'
Early Morning Sunlight
YOU will find your washing finished earlier—and heller—and
your work will become far easier hy using Sunlight Soap,
for  it  cleanses   and   purifies   clothes   more   quickly  and
thoroughly than ordinary soap.
Sunlight is thc most efficient Laundry Soap sold on the Canadian
market today—It is pure beyond compare.
You try Sunlight Soap according to directions, and you'll fu<:
the early morning sunlight shining on a line of thc whit<Mt
clothes that ever spoke of housewife's pride.
Sunlight Soap
It's kind to the hand*.
Follow   ilir.ili.in-.
Sold at all grocers.
A $5,000 egujiranlce say* there
is not a partiele. of adulterant
or impurity in  Sunlight Soapt
TOUGH
: ineuage Is beyond my ken,"
Complained old Mr.  Hutch.
"For I know that the    closest     men
Are those I cannot touch."
—Cincinnati   Enquirer.
Lawd  ter    send
Let   Him see you wid yo'
died  high.
:tch  Hard Times over ule
- .-rity    will  be settin'
t.r'akfas'  table  nei'  mawmn',
■: needn't  wonder h
■
1
nforma
Id - it   1 exactly
■   ■
at it is,     it
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on.'
RAILWAY TIME TABLE
Trains now arrive and depart
from Kevelstoke station as follows:
No. I.—from Montreal to Vancouver arrive at 3.20 p.m., leave 3.40 p.m.
No. 2— from \nncouver to Mont-
tea'l arrive at 12.25 a.m. leave
12.15' a.m.
No. i.—from Toronto to Vancouver
arrive iat -1.50 >p.m. leave 5.10 p.m.
No. 4.—from Vancouver to Toronto
arrive at 12.10 a.m., leave 12.26 a.m.
No. 13 from St. Paul to Seattle,
arrive at 4.45 p.m. leave 5.05 p.m.
No. II.—from Seattle to St. Paul,
arrive at 7.1o a.m., leave 7.35 p.m.
No. SOI.—from Revelsto'-e to Arrowhead, leave at 7.4) a.m.
No. i :■'..— from Arrowhead to Revelstoke,  arrive at 4M'>."> p.m.
Nos. 13, 14. 3 and 4, w.H c .rry
mail and express and ma';e local
stops.
Trains No. 1 and 2, will carry bap-
gage only.
WHY?
•Why   is   a   woman  like  an  umbrella?' asked the Exchange Rditor.
'Because she's made of ribs and at
tached to  a stick,"   replied  the     Information Editor. 'Why iB—'
'Wrong!  Guess again.'
'Because she always has to  he shut
up when—'
'Nawl  You fatigue me.'
'Because she stands in thc hall
and—'
•A woman is like an uiimbrella because nobody ever gets the right one.
Who is-'
'Ring off' That len'1 the answer,
either.'
'It's it letter one than you've
got.'
'Don't you reckon 1 know whether
it is or not? Whose conundrum is
this—yours,  or mine?'
'Well, she's like an unmbrella be
cause—it isn't because she fades with
age,  is it?'
'You  ought *o  be ashamed  of your
self.'
T aih, Is it because you havc to
put it up when it's cloudy and
threatening-'—no, that can't he. Re-
ratise she's a good thing to have in
the bouse.  Why ie—'
'You're neit    within      four counties
eif     it.'
'Because you can't put any pocket in either. Whv is—
'No choice—vote again.'
'I won't. A woman isn't like a*
umbrella. Tbere isn't the slightest resemblance. You go on with your
work, and let tne alone.'
'1 knew you couldn't guess it. It's
because she's accustomed to reign.*
Then the information editor roue ia
hia wrath, and they were prevented
from doing mischief to each other only by the prompt—and wholly unexpected—work on the.part ofthe 1 .:• 1 or-
Bditor.—'San Francisco Leader.j
Ai TOUCH PROBU91I
'Isn't   the     servant   problem     tier**
uble'"
"Very.      The  good  ones get    mas—
ned   and  the poor      ones don't  stay
long  enough   in one  place  to develop
h romance." I
TTRBD OF HIM
He—I always pay as I go.
She   (yawning) — I      don't     thiafc.
you'll ever become bankrupt.
'] understand that you have a new
motor cir.' 'Yes.' Do y >u drive it
yourself?' 'Nobody drives it. We
roai It.'—Washington 'Star.'
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THE CZAR INSPECTS PETROGRADS HOSPITALS
The Czar ol Russia (fourth Irom left, second row) photographed with the doc/iors, nurses and ntti
,f one ot the hospitals in I'etrograd on his tour of inspection of the Russian capital's hospitals, to be
nl  that everything possible which can he done for the comfort of the wounded  Russians Is at  hand.
ndantn
iiRsur-. SATURDAY,  JUNE 19, 1915
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
pagb rrv»
School Board Receives
'.Continued from Page Oue.)
council and out of council. Atayoi
Foote may think himself above criticism in this matter—1 have uo doubt
he does. If Mr. Foote had made
the criticism, his name would not be
mentioned in this letter for obvious
nasi ms. But when Mayor Foote criticises     mein public 1 bave the pri-
public have heard only one side—and
.•is 1 intend to show,  a version   of it
that  is far  from  the  truth.      I   take vilege of  replying.  And I   purpose to
this    method of  presenting the case, state  briefly the  incidents on    which
because 1  do not  care to descend   to the   remarks      made    in   the   council
tbe   level   of    peddling    uliuut   the I meeting' were based, and leave     the
street!)  a  defense.   I write  over      my public  to  judge if  they  are  sufficient
• wn   name  because most, of the criti to warrant a public     pronouncement
isms  have  been  made against     Set- in the discipline of our schools.     01
kirk  school,  and for  a   reason      that course   we   were     shouldered   liy   tne
•sill be obvious ns this letter is
•end. To begin in the old orthodox
\ay:
Firstly.—1 do not know where tlie
trouble began from the standpoint of
the school board; but fr m ou ■
standpoint it began with the publication of a report i'f a meeting of
the school  hoard  iu  the  Mall-Herald
mayor with the oversight of the
pupils at all times, lt must be ce.m
forting to the parents of this city
to feel that ihe whole responsibility
for the good conduct of their children
rests upon the shoulders of the principals .if the scho els. I only regret
that the present incumbents bave
proved so unworthy. It may Me that
f  March 21, Our reply t" this   was the wickedness of the children proved
sent to  the  hoard >and published   by more than tbey were    aide    t..  beai
tbem,   <:i >t   by  'isi  am!   we leave it to Hut   however  lad  tbe children  ,.f  mi
the public   to judge whether it    were rait  of the city may be, it   is   c mi
fair  or  not.   Bill    I Wi uld   have  them forting  to  know ti'.at the evil  has met
■ nl -'■  it in  the li-|t of  certain   facfs spread   throughout    the    whole  city,
thai   ] f1   ,;   pr»se-t     In  th'.s letter For   iccording to   the     mayor "th'
However,  it B'om's that   the    board best behaved  children  live m   lower
deeply   resented  it.  Why,  1 do     not town."    Hut   to come back to the in-
irnow, e xr nr. tint they s;>> we should cidents,—One   was the throwing     of
have    gone to   them   personally    in- stones  at  houses i n  the way     from
stead of writing. It never occurred to sch,ml.  This is the  incident- that     I
is to do so nor have I been able vet said  1  would refer to, A member     of
te. see  why  We should   have  done  so. the school  board reported to me   on
•Miller th" present     stall of teachers the     Btreet    one     day,  that be w.i-
.vi' have  never hid directly nor     in- troubled ly two boys throwing stones
lir ctly any    c implaint     from     the at     iiis    bouse. A.nd on one occasian
board or a:;;,  member .if it regarding when his wife spoke to them, one o:
the need  •>! I etter discipline with the the boys swore at her. It lookel pret-
pupils  either  nt   scbool  or going    to ty bad.  But as there are always tw ,
Bnd from school, except one, which I sided to  a story,     1  obtained     the
names of tlie boys and Invest gated
it. The facts as given iy each boy
separately are these: A scrap developed between the two 1 oys and
the trustee's boy, in which the single
boy got the worst of it, until lie
'e.ek protection in his own yard.
The trouble was settled between th.   parents long before it  was
shall !'• f r to later, WM1 lave never
been consulted ly the loin! a out
'he appi Lntmfnt of monitors nor
have we ever been given an .'i ;>■■:'-
funity tei discuss :t with the sch ioI
board, The only meeting which the
h lard had with th'- principals and
teachers  .vas one regarding sui
!!ie only reference     to    the monitor      	
system made at that meeting wast, reported to me.
lave monitors nil tne ink-wells—a Incident No. 2. is "the breaking e.i
.. that has always been in I trees on the boulevard aftei bein.;
i iree in the schools. In view of this, 'old not to by a rate-payer."
reel tl.e public be surprised that we Several wee s a.'.the chief ■ f pol-
:t in the Mail- ice called at Selkirk school and told
Herald? The board must have known >«e l.e wanted two i oys f r breaking
that thej ••■ :■■ ml of their preroga- fees on the boulevard. He gave me
tive in tl.e matter. However, if   the    beir names, and, on investigation, I
report  bad  I n just,  we would  have   found that  neither boy bad -ver beer.
iverlooked that  tact. But we regard-   in school, hoth being under age. Pos
ed the statement     concerning     dis-
ipline unjust, and the monitor sys-
i- ■ ■ M\   • source of trouble. And
then the hoard had the effrontery lo
declare that,  before  we  sent
that letter, we should have asked for
- e !\ ihis- may not te the incidents
en which the condemnation .ef tbe
pupils of the pul lie si: • ols were Lured, but tiny are tne only • n-- j
have ever heard of, and 1 challenge
the hoard ur the    mayor to  produce
an interview   ivttl   tl   i     I  (all t< • !l>   others  that  w.li   ucu   in.i
what ■ i'  would have   made,   "on, and explain whj  they  were not
M.  ,■..' n shed to any repres?r.t- given tothe principals concerned, :  .
• -    thi   board we would     have   investigation.
ew;     when     the      Thirdly.—The   poisonous   gas   met-
I iard wished us ti   do certain things  hods being used by se.eme membi
that did not  telong    to tl   i •>•  me board. And here let me maki
of an-' ast    ti   y    :  ight   self clear. What liefer t'j    here     Is
ave asked  us   to   largely  hearsay.  1 have made     little
meet  witb  tlm-.  and talk the-     mat-  or no enM.rt tu investigate tne   runi-
l rs over, and not  allow their     or-  ors and mj statement is Intended for
■ ■- t through the press,   any who  have     heen "hearing"  the
lettei  -    t tie board was n t   in-   "say" of any member of the board in
tended to be.in the least  insolent; tie  justification of their stand.    Ii these
i-.d not  intern  It  as  "dictating"   co  rumors, .ts I     heard
the board   but,  we regarded it as   a  true then no     regard     need bi   i i
•tratghtforward statement    of     our  them and l apologise f.i  •
grievanci    a   itatement that we were  lng that any     member "f our
prepared   I     -'and     by.   It is  no use   hoard would sti.op to methods    that
saying tint it   was teachers and   not   Germany    has     Copyrighted. But the
i>ii|>ils  they  wanted      app   -'ec.      as   fact remains that     they are current
monitors,  The  usual  application      of   about     town audi feel justified     in
the term means tl.e appointment    "f dealing with them.
pupils.     This was the    meaning we     Rumor No, I.—It is reported   that
seel  it.  our letter,  without   any  cor-   on account of the recklessness of the
Selkirk  p ,, Us j-  windiiws  I
broken in the has the sea ioI-
buildlng. The maker ■; the tate-
ment is to i modest. 1 think the exact number    is   f. rty. T.i ■ ■
the  pr -test   ale   badlj   .--battered,   the  re-t
small cracks     and     holes of  variola
rection by the board when they     retire t  we carry      ■ Ut
orders. And this was the i n ■■•
mc tb  •   ■        ' - ie: 'M,',.      We
beard nothing     about     the teacher
monitors    until      after
from the parents.     H	
Now,  that   is     the sum     nnd sub- sizes. When were these window-
stance .>f the whole matter as far as ken? At  different    .                      -he
Ke were concerned.  When the   school live years,—the large     a.aj'Mty     •■•:
board    found               thai  they were them over a year .._
wrong  :n  exc ling   their authority; a dozen were broken during     schiol
When   they  found  out   that  the  edUCS li'Airs  during  this  tern..   That   is Tn
•mn   department    upheld    us in on; many. But when it is considered that
ontention, they had the opportunity '-he windows                      'lie ground
of letting thi  whole matte- dri , . and and have no protection, and that thi
it would have heen largely forgottei 1 oard were gi                              LVe sev-
1 y  this  time.   (But   the   hoard      em- eral     loads     ■•:"    conveniently    sized
nhnticnlly  deny   that   they   received stones dumped m front e.f the build-
this ruling. The denial is false.   The lng, the wonder is that more are not
board   dare not   publish   their  denial, broken.   I  undeistand the  glass used
The department made their ruling in costs about a     dollar a square foot,
the same way they always make it in The wire netting     t"     protect them
Mich cases,   viz:   -through  the  iuspec- would c.est     less     than     twenty-five
tor,  And the chairman of the   school cents per window.  I  understand     the
hoard accepted the ruling, and agreed board   intend   patting  netting      ovei
io consider the matter settled.     We them after a    sufficient   nambei  get
know how tli- agreement was < ■ •-. : i roken.
-.ii'. i.   Whut   they  b.ep.   to  gain      by Rumor  NM•    2,—In  further  pr    f     '
carrying i< t.> tin   past toiwhich   it the bad condit             affa r«   l have
has now cue:     what they hope to beard Iron   sevet il ■    rces     that   a
gain by trying  '■   lustily themselves member of the I
by adopting methods stamped "Made Ing anumbi                  •    notes    n =
In Germany" I lall to      Tie-   war having emanated
has put an end to tin- ,, far, 11 received no re-
even thnt from Germany, But T do port - board.
know what has been nOeSompHshed,   '■
lot   of   Ill-fooling      hei     been   ar   Used POtM  were  written      by!           r  threp
throughoul     'be    city    and   i'i the i ember   of                           ' ?MVir'<
schooh .  \nd all for i1'.' sake ■>! wl nf school, but the whnl* trouble did not
,,,n-    id,.,   t fool dis ■ '=••'' to ' xtenA    ret a pei    '    '       rt
puss on without some reference    to iwn «              I    was =.^ quietly ard
iplnlons expressed by the- mnveer    In effectively dealt with that, if I
been left w ith those concerned, very
few in this city would ever have
heard of it. And I can say this that
if any such notes are being used tbat
they dated om that puriod, or have
been written outside oi school hours,
lor no such note-writing has been
cained on in Selkirk school since, 1
challenge the board to prove anything to the contrary, and explain
why these notes were not handed in
for investigation.
rtumor .So. '6:—I have also heard
that the mayor has been telling a
story about how a hoy was
treated, The story is false. Imagine
a boy six or seven years old being
accused uf immoral conduct.
Lastly.— A letter of this length
would hardly be complete without a
conclusion. There are a few other
matters that 1 might have referred to
such as the fact that one of thc
principals was told of the reduction
in  salaries and  the dismissal    of    the
principals   m the street on thc morning  of  the  day following  thc     board
meeting;  ami the fact that information was given by a Chinaman   that
he received from    a     member of the
board  as to  their    probal Ie  line      of
action..  Hut enough  has been tfatd to
prove   ii y  contention   re  the     other
side  of the question. There is   noth-
ing   in   thll  whole  trouble  that      we
would fear in     a    full investigation.
Personally  I would  welcome the   op-|
portunity  of  appearing  before  a    responsible third psrty and taking   up
every  point at issue. We regret that
Hie board have not acted openly and
fairly  in the matter.    Any complaint
that comes tothe  board  or to      any
parents should be given to the prin- j
cipal of the school for investigation, i
Until   this  is  done  there i6 no    sense j
of justice in blaming     a    man     for
what     he does not even hear of.      A
good  deal has been     said about the
children ol the public schools of this
city.  In  ray judgment they    compare
favourably  with  any  town in  Rritish
Columbia.  During my term here,     I [
do  ne.it  recall  ever  seeing  any  act   of
discounts).     either     during     school
hours or outside of school hours, nor |
has any ever heen  reported toi me.  I ■
s ippose if one    went about     looking
for such they could  be found.    Where
could they    not be found?     But one
thing certain.—the pupils of the public schools d'e mit deserve to be rated in public for their misbehavior.  A
good  deal has been said about     discipline.      I   know  the  average  man's
idea of discipline is a liberal  applic.i
tion of the birch rod.  (This may   ex- '
plain  the selection  of  birch  for     ornamental   shade  trees  for  the school
grounds.) But to    the conscientious
teacher  who bus the highest  welfare
of the pupils at heart,    every     cas
•mist  be judged     on  its own  merits.
No hard and fast rule can always be
enforced for It will ="metlmes   mean;
an injustice tn the undeserving.
To any one who has the good ol
the sch.i'ds of Revelstoke at henrt.
the recent action of the school loan',
is deplorable. Leaving myself out ol
ceensideration, I am clad the people
appreciate true worth, if t.. board
does not. I s-iy this fully rei Ul I
that tho storm of Indienation thn*
has heen arnuspd has heen on behalf
of Mr. Colpitts, who ins given six
years of excellent service to the
-.crk her->. But he has I ■ •- I re then
justified. Truly "v x popull, vox
Dei." it may he thnt "the mills ol tl e
gods .-rind slowly" but "they erind '
exceeding small." As f• >r myself the
action of the board has not c.est me
five minutes worry. ind If I might
presume to give a word of ad-.
any would be principal under tl -
sent board it would be this —"Never
rn any iccaston venture an opinion
of yeiur own unless you know it to
Ide with that  iil  the I iard."
Finally.—One wi rd more, re the reduction in salaries. If 1 were remain- i
ine I would te. this. Rut    I i
wish  to make a statement  that     any I
ine can  verify. Taking into account
the co«t of living in  Revelstoko, the
salaries   without   thi    di crease    are
lower than any     City  In  R:it,e-    Oo
lumbia,     I' is more than a decrease
.   (5 per month. In most  '-uses it   is
In to $15, When one remembers
that under the decrease some of   the
I ai bers will be    getting     160    per
and   speii.ling   ■;:;• of it   for
necessary  living  expenses alone,      he
tan only  wonder bow  they will     invest their     surplus     cash  since the
slump  in real    estate.     A published
statement  of the     teachers'  salaries
along  side of those of other civic   officials would  he  interesting.  A  statement of why Revelstoke cannot aflord
y as much as other Cities might
accompany it.     I   know there     arc
i lenty teachers—thai   they could   be
had for $50 a month.  S,i could     thc
'Mtnadian  1'noiflc  railway  net  a  cental superintendent for $2fl0 a month.
However, I trust   that the other teachers  have  not suffered  on   account of
the supposition that  they hnd    nny-
to do with  the  letters sent   to
iard.  It  is en iiii-h tn make     a
• any teacher on either
ftaff can  verify      The    teachers had
nothing whatever to dn with any ar-
tlon  we hnve  taken,   or nny     statement we have made.
JOHN B, ROPfl
C. B. HUME & CO, LTD.
Revelstoke s Departmental Store
FAMILY SHOE
OUTFITTERS
We Aim to Give Maximum
Wear at a  Minimum Price
DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
CASH BARGAIN DAY
FRIDAY, JUNE 18th
To effect a Stock Reduction we have reduced a number of lines
TORCHON LACES—In 12-yd. lengths for making fancy work, etc. at per length
while they last     25c
EMBROIDERIES and INSERTIONS—A fine lot worth io to 20c, clearing at
yard /       5c.
Women's HOUSE DRESSES at $1.35
Women's STOCKINGS — Mostly tans, fine lisle and cotton.    Any size, worth
51 ic, while they last at     25c
STANDARD SPOOL COTTON - Any size, any color, at 40c a dozen or 3
spools for      10c
Boys' WASH SUITS cleaning at $1.00
Ladies'and Misses cool cotton VESTS — Pure white air tex, porous-knit and
balbriggan at each     35c
Children's SCHOOL STOCKINGS —Black cotton ribbed, all .sizes,    6 to 8 for
boys or girls at 3 for 50 or pair     20c
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
Grand Cash Bargains
for June 18 and   19
Men's Oxfords—Our whole stock of Regal and Slater Oxfords at prices
you can't afford to miss.    Any pair    $2.75
All our white and canvas Footwear—Ladies', children's and men's.
They all must go ,'it prices that are half of cost.
All our ladies' tan Footwear—Hoots at 3.50. Pumps at 1.35. Oxfords at 1.65
Don't miss these.
The famous "Olus" Shirts —Those without tails.      Regular $2.50 and
$3.00 values.      Now, each        1.55
Boys' "Lion Brand" Suits—Two-piece,bloomer pants,all at one price 4.75
Men's Cravanette Raincoats—See them at each   5.00
Boys' Jerseys—English make nt c   h  65c
Mens 20th Century Brand Suits — Each  12.00
MANV OTHER EQUALLY ATTRACTIVE  SNAPS
THESE ARK BUT A FEW.   SEE OUR DISPLAYS
Grocery and Crockery Department
Fresh Stock of Pickles Just Arrived
CROSSE & BLACK WELLS Chow-chow,
Mixed, Gherkins, White Onions and Walnut in pint bottles; Chow-chow, Mixed and
Walnuts in quart bottles.
Crosse & Blackwell Chutney, quart
bottles, 05c: pint bottles, 35c; i-pint bottles. 25c.
HEINZ' Sweet Mixed, Sweet Gherkins,
Chow-chow,  Mixed, sour, and  Gherkins,
sour, in pint bottles.     Heinz' Sweet Gherkins in bulk sold in the pint or quart
STEVENS' Pickles, pt. and qt bottles,
sour. HAMBLIN « BRERET0N Sweet
Gherkins, pint bottles. Pin Money, Mellon Manga and Sweet Mixed Pickles.
Pickled Beets.
DOM. SEN & Co. MangolJISweet Sliced
Chutney; quart bottles, 75c; pint bottles,
40c.
WATCH OUR WINDOW  FOR BREAKFAST FOODS
Fresh Strawberries, Ripe Tomatoes, Cucumbers,
Radishes, Lettuce, and Onions pa:;k six
THE   MAIL-HERALD.    REVELSTOKE
SATimiiAY,  J.XJNIC 19, 1915
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
TliiH is tbe lust day of HoWbuii'b
tiig wale.
H. Fraser ol Arrowhead wus at 111*
King Kdward hotel on Thursday.
J, Olasple ol Eagle Buy registered
at the King BWward hotel on Thursday.
it. R. Forbes ol Kansas city registered at the Hotel Kevelstoke on
Thursday
Among the guests at the Hotel RevelBtoke on Friday was Miss E'lloW-
ucy of New York.
Miss. Davies, teacher "I the commercial class at tlm tii tr11 school, lelt
yesterday  loi   the coast.
1 Rogers imibs   is
""end with her pal
M. Field.
J. M.  W'ttidle i>( llunfl wus ut
Hotel RevelBtoke yesterday.
the
R  Charlton oi Los Angeles wub at
the Hotel Revelstoke on Thursday.
Miss Myrtle Robinson hus returned
home to li'-i' parents tor u vacation,
Blenor sin
Kiirst ai the
Thursday.
it  of  Vuucouver was   a
King Edward hotel    on
Miss   Maj   l'Meld _
spending  the   tttek
ents  Mr
md  Mrs.  ('
Edward S Martin, principal ol the
puhiic Bchooi ut Nelson has resigned
utter friction with the BChool board.
The provincial public works depart
ment Is calling for tenders for a one-
room BChool te- ler built at Malakwa.
Rose im Lorcb and Edith M. Rocke
of Spokane were tourists registered
at the Hotel Revelstoke yesterday.
The Red Cross society has received
a donation ol $10 from Kootenay
Lodge International association of
machinists.
Among the guests at the King Edwurd hotel on Thursday were 1- M.
Fairbanks, Beatrice Bothmer and G.
H. Curtis ed Boise,  tdaho.
News has been received fr.em Ad-
ward Qulnton and David t'.rey, both
formerly of Revelstoke and Canadian
I'acitic railway Bremen that they are
both well.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. and Mr. and Mrs.
W.^ Armstrong ol Revelstoke were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Carroll
for the week end. They hud Just returned from a fortnight's trip to
the coast.—Salraoi   Arm Observer.
Canadian Pacific railway officials
rejiort a good increase both in the
number, of eastbound and westbound
passengers within the past two or
three weeks. It has been necessary to
run .some of their trains in two sections through the mountains.
At a ousting oi thu lii'iuiii Eoxlu
board of trade, the secretary was instructed to write to Hon. Thomas
Tayl >r, minister of public works,
with regard to tht employment ol
alien enemy Inln'i on the road from
Gloucester camp, up the north
fork to Fire valley, or on the International highway from i Christina lake
to Rnssl-md, as be thought most ad
viHiible,
Miss A.G. Chapel of Spokane was
among the guests at the Hotel RevelBtoke on Thursday,
Mr, and Mrs. R, Lansley ol Fernie
were registered at the King Kdward
hotel e.n Thursday,
(M.e.ii progress is being made with
the erection ol the Farmers Market
hall on Second street.
Mr, and Mrs. ff, Dlack of New
Veeik were guests at the Hotel Rc-
velstoke on  Thursday.
Mrs. s.W. Collucott of Nakusp was
anion;; the gueses at the King Edward hotel e.n Thursday.
Miss t'llfton of Uuflalo and Miss
P.D. Clifton of Pittsburg were quests
at the Hotel Rekelstoke on Thursday.
Tajit. T.E.L. Taylor intends to
leave at the end of the i month for the
coast where he will'attend the oflicers' training course.
J, M. Paterson, principal of the
high sell....el, will leuve on Monday for
the coast where he intends to qualify
for the rank of captain.
Dr. W. H. Sutherland received a
telegram on Wednesday offering him
a position'on the stall of surgeons
for the new British Columbia base
hospital now being organized for active service at the front. He hus not
yet decided  whether he will accept.
The total amount .subscribed by
the Fain - s' institutes and Women's
institutes of British Columbia for
the National Belgian Relief fund is
dose te. five thousand dollars. Tp to
January 15, 1M.5, there had heen subscribed $4,350.IJ5. Since that time, till
April 28,  1915,
$597.90, William E. Scott, superintendent of the Farmers' and Women's
institutes, has received a letter expressing appreciation for the contributions.
Resident of Aid Town
Dies of Heart failore
Mrs. John Drill died suddenly yesterday morning at her. home in lower town. The cause of death wus
heart failure. About 10 o'clock yes.
terday morning while her husband
wus at. the butchers her young Bon
ran out and told a passer by that
his mother had fallen down and that
he ,-ould not get her up. Dr. Sutherland was called, but she was dead
before he arrived, tflie lute Mrs. Brill
wus 91 years of age and leaves four
children, three daughters and a son.
The funeral will tuke pluce on Monday afterooon from thc family residence,  Douglas street at !i ,o'clock.
Takes House in
Vernon for Summer
Mrs,    I.   H.   Hamilton returned    to
Revelstoke m Thursday night    from
Vernon
to return to  Revelstoke  on   Monday ! t,
is on,' or when our guns are covering
our advance. I was talking to un
artillery boy the other night and he
wus telling us about spies, ln one
place they were near a bouse anil it
was occupied; one day the woman
cume out and shook the table cloth,
in several, ways and in two minutes
Jack Johnson's came along. I think
the British are too lenient with prisoners and with the Inhabitants.
Italy iB somewhat handicapped, but
1 think once she gets u footing
things will travel pretty fast. 1 hope
this thing is .iver soon and we are
allowed to return.
1  can  get    all     the     things T need
from Grandmother, ffe are issued out
with tobacco etc, and there, is really
nothing I need. This is u grent
country. Tbe hoys nine and l.i years
old work with their father and
smoke pipes or anything, seems to
ho thc custom, \eroielaiirs nowadays
i.re like Hies, we never bother about
them because they are so thick, I
wus watching one being shelled the
other day through a glass; the Germans waste a lot of ammunition on
them,   and  never  get them.
Would like to sec a Zeppelin sometime as  I believe they are  a  tremen-
year.
Division 1.—Kathleen Field, Ernest
Maekinnon,  Percy  Campbell.'
Division II.—Graham Bruce, Drinu
Fraser, Hurry Hack, Elvira Johnson, Marion Lawrence, Mabel Sim-
inonds,  Stanley  Skene.
Division [II,—Isabel Dunlop, (lurry
'omlinson. I|<4|l
Miss Marion Lawrence has only
mirsed one week in the luBt Beven
years.
ticulars upply to George Matheson
or phone B5. J'-6
doUB  size.   I think  tbis  is  Germany's
11 last big stand,  but she  is well  glued
the floor. Of course tbey huve hud
BUSINESS LOCALS
GALT COAL, burns all night.     Revelstoke General  Agencies.   Limited.
BANKHEAD BRIQUETTES BUJM>
BEST.
WANTED.—Sewing and dressmaking
by the day. Miss R, McMahon UU
First street   Jest, Revelstoke.
FOU SALE.—16 in. Millwood; also
Kindling in bunches; each *2.7f, per
load delivered, Phones -i- and 85. ,1.
P,   Sutherland. Jul-2
WANTIOD.-Team to haul shingles to
the car. They are all on top of the
hill, by the government road. Apply William Threatful,  Revelstoke.
SALE
T.E.L. Taylor will hold u private
ale of HOUSEHOLD GOOBB
AND FURNITURE. Many uselul articles in good Condition
including kitchen range beds
complete, stove, tables, CurjietH,
mounted deer heads, etc, Goods can
I e Been during 'tbo evening between
tne hours of seven nnd nine, nnd at
any  hour on Wednesduy next.
TENDERS
Tend irs will be received, up to and
including July l'.ithj addressed to the
Secretary of the School Board; for
thirty cords     of      dry,    clean cedar
w I,  In  four  foot lengths; delivered
(ten cords to each school.) J30
CARD OF THANKS
Mr. md Mrs. A.N. .Mclntyre wish
to express their most heartfelt gratitude to the different     organizations
and individuals who Contributed
flowers, and to those wbo in anyway
expressed their sympathy to them in.
tins their sad bereavement.
and will remain in the city a week
before returning to Vernon to take
up his duties as medical ollicer for
the 54th  battalion.
I'apt. ami Mrs. Hamilton have taken a bungalow in Vernon where they
will live with their family this summer. Mrs. Hamilton and family will
accompany Capt, Hamilton on his return to Vernon.
nil winter to prepare and even as
tbey are pushed back their reserves
nre able to make new lines and* we
have to make our trenches as we
all.
ERIC
Rex Theatre to Reopen
on Dominion Day
Charles E. Couche of the .Rex
Theatre company of Salmon Arm,
who was in the city on Thursday, intends to reopen the Rex theatre on
July 1, as a moving picture show ofc bia boys in the
the first class. A full orchestra which   uud elsewhere in
News Scrap Books for
British Columbia Soldiers
In accordance with a request from
the headquarters of the League of
the Empire, Toronto, the Women's
Canadian club of Revelstoke bus tak-
m up the "news from home" movement, which means giving the British Columbia news to British Coluni-
trencbes, hospitals
tbe wur  Sons,  Mrs.
FOR SALE.—Pure bred Yorkshire
piL-s six weeks old. Bred from tho
first-prize stock of B.C.      For pur- |sad bereavement
CARD OP THaNKS
Mr.   10.  S.      Bongard     desires     to
thank  his mnny friends for the kind-
ners  and  sympathy  shown him in his
Will include violon solos will he pro- C, R. Macdonald has promised to be
Tided. The Mutual Master pictures .headquarters for the scrap books und
Will be exhibited. Animated Weeklies! lippings and will distribute them to
i will be shown three times a week, j unyone who will undertake to paste
iis»d Keystone comedies and The Diamond |and make them up at home. Many
from the Sky an JSO&.000 production gentlemen in the city have promised
which will run for 15 weeks will bc
included in  the program.
of the eight Canadian i'acitic railway constables from British Columbia who are serving with the colors,
two have been posted as wounded.
They are Sergt 'MA. Uuldleci.mbe e.f
the 72nd Seatorths, who was sta-
ti.ene.i at Vancouver and E. J. Harrison ..f Field The .ether BOldiers
now at thi front are H.E. Sutherland ol Vancouver, B.J. Harrison ol
For  the tirst   time  in  nearly     ten   Field   I Men of Revels!
months the whistle at the Green > lex uider McKay jf Revelstoke and
wood smelter blew on Monday, and Wm. F. Gibson cf Karoloopz. The
quite a number recognized itt sound, [last-named was reported recently
The B. C, Coppeer company Is d s
busily  enga'-'e.i Its  smelter
and mines for   Immediate   iperation
Mounted Rifles Left
Immediately for Front
.  . (ferii
At tirst only one >0C ton furnace will
l.e operated, and 50 men employed at
the smelter. There will be 50 men em-
i loyed a* •'!.'■ Mi tbei nt, and
3.1 at the Lone Stai   Aa I
tbe .company will endeavor tee operate its full
S'otice has beei y tbe
local office of 1 ' ot inland revenue   to that  t
•
-.. -.t     ;t
was hall
•
-
The contingent of tht  second  Canadian Mounted   Rifles,  which passed
tnrough  Revelstoke     on      Saturday,
June 5,    left     immediately for England,  according to a    letter received
in the city from Capt. W.W. Foster.
Among  the  contingent  were:      Capt.
Foster, E. Ibboteon, u.W. Hardy. D.
H.   Oubridge,  G.A.  Hartley,      A.   J.
cks and F. Murray.  Capt. Foster's letter     which     is dated     "On
Me,ard  S.S.   Megantic,   June 12" says:
-   Mr.   Rouke,—After     a     very
quick trip we embarked upon arrival,
and     .-.:        :.  n g ling    down the  3t,
.ce  with  a chance  to  drop      a
■
the   ii ■-      f   our trip,
'  .1  n
the I -.et that
to clip news   from British Columbia
papers  and  a general Invitation      iB
extended tcf anyone who will do this.
A budget will be mude up every two
weeks and despatched by the club.
Further      information      may   he 'had
rom  Mrs.  Macdonald or  Mrs.  H. N.
'oursier.
New Schedule Prepared
for Baseball Games
The executive    [  • bl lQ ""'    '"
of the Canadian  Red desire
acknowledge-     I     latitude thi    ge
erous and .,■ elocution   of    a
cheque for >.' froi thi .embers
of tbe Sc ind ■ :-. .:: societj .f the
city.  It  al- ■ Mrs
Purvis for (her    gift     ol three dozen
-    f sewing The thanks
of the society is alto expressed t
Mr- f,J Smith who ha.-sent in a
donat: • I two dollais and promised th> -..-ip on
th'- .v .rk ■ f the s.ciety. Several
splendid conti .s of linen hare
bsei   r<eceived and at    nre put     Into
ledge th':; Individually as several
were lellvered without fhe name 'it
th» 'in r, There Is a da.ly increa--
tn • emand for hospital supplies an.l
the ^,ti7e- j are asked to "-"ear this
in rrind.
... ft •:.       nd  ' •        t tell     you
EMPRESS THEATRE
PROGRAM:
TODAY.    —"Retribution,"    is
two partSA Pictorial News, all
the  latest neWB of  the  world;
Seen   Through  the  Makeup";
"The  Guttersnipe."
MONDAY.- "The Master Key,"
with stamps.
TDESDAiT.—Mary Pickford, rk
Mistress Nell, five purts,
"The Celebrated Romantic
Dramn."
Tuesday,  June 29.—"The Gooee
Girl '  with    Mnn.'ueritc    Olark, I
parts.
ts
tax, hotl
-
fi
'
.i.i;    Bar ier,   K.  G.   McR
! S'jr,       and       Antrus      McLean. A.
■ l     eaoi In
■    ■ :
...
Ate.  D.  H.  M
and  Mrs.  M. Graw
ford,  1-. '•'       Marling, Karri
.ops; Mr   G. and
mloops;  K
Kamioop     M     and Mrs. Here' •
'.iKhari
Kamloi | a   M
Mr.   snd    Mrs.  0
Miss Kn fir wn, Revelstoke; Fred
-, Revelstoke; M,n» Call, Revei-
rtoke; Mr, and Mrs : larke, &r>lAe.n;
Mr. md Mrs, Cameron, Revelstoks;
Guy Bnrl.er. Revelstoke; Mr. and
Mrs. Holten, Revelstoke; Mr. nnd
Mrp. K. o. McRae, Revelstoke; nnd
from the fnmlly.
nn
-    '•' -.ally,
••  bi ■»>
as in front    ' I  • re is
fear but that vs will give
d    act l."   selves
ff   w    FOSTER
Last evening u meeting wus held at
the Y.M.C.A. to decide whut should
be done about baseball. So many of
the men have gone away and the
Giants were desirous of disbandinj
am' putting their players into oth.-r
teams. It was decided that this
should be done and that a new
schedule should be drawn up for the
four remaining teams. The gnmes
which have been pluyed shall be
counted  in the  teams'  percentage for
re by all  of   the year.
ur  friends in      The following  is the standing
the teams:
Team Won
Federals,       4
Pirates    3
' .  IM R    2
High   .School	
Giants	
This  standing  is
schedule and
will be Included In
centages lor the season.
21.   Federals vs. C.P.R.
lane   13     High School vs. fnates.
June   25'.     Federal-    ,s    High  School.
0 P.R  vs. Pirates,
Federals, vs. Pirates.
vs.  High  School.
da  vs,  C.P.R.
July 7     High   School  vs.   Pirates.
July 'i.—Federals vs    High  School.
July  : 2    C.P.R   vs Pirates,
July It.   Federals vb. Pirates.
July IG    CP H , vs,  High Sci,..ol
luly 11    Federals, rt. ( .P.K.
July 21.—High Sch..ei, vs. pirates
July  23. - Federals   vs.   High   School
July 26    O.P.R    rs,  Pirates.
of
Lost
0
1
3
    6 3
    il 2
fer the old   five
its    percentages
the teams'      per-
Shakes Tablecloth
as Signal to Guns;:;.; £;
asking
;aet   great   stand
Eric  Robbil
-
in ou/
for two days,  I may aa weil    write.
, , ,,
and  f do  '•   kr.ow   '
weakM . -    -    Federals w. Pirates.
r if it is -   ' ']'f "'"   'V!:   '•"■ HU'h Prh"°'-
a day   I ...     t<
il
nd   rt    w, i
r o  doubt  ■ ■   aefore long,
if • hings t I si pei I   n
go     to     'be r^st     camp I
weeks.
tn O a  week  a.:o we     hud
a hot ^irn* of it, i cannot relate   it
now but  t have   notes   in mjr diary
Vernon  Ne«h      It   is safe to
that   'hern hns not bren such a
spring and early summer ln the
tory nf the Oknnngnn for the
25 years
sny
iv et
his
past
Report of Attendance
at High School
Trie  i ■ poi t .'J  the  High BChool     f"t
the month ol June is as follows:
T«rlt.  P.E.S.   i'.A.
get  an   account  of It.   Hoth  sides  lost
heavily  nnd  my nerves were   In  bail
phnpe  for a couple     ol    days after
You have no     Idea    whnt n terrible
noise there is when nn nrtillery  duel
Bi vision
12
M.40
Pivlsinn
IT	
-.'
22
100
Division
Ill	
.  15
18
99.20
Total
.-.2
47
99.53
The f
ollowlng
sttt
lrnts
did not
miss u single session during the past
KEWARD!
The undersigned will pay the sum of Five Hundred
Dollars to anyone who will furnish to the Provincial
authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension
and conviction of the person or persons who set out
the fire at Comaplix on April 4th, 1915, which destroyed the " S.S. Revelstoke."
Revelstoke Navigation Co.. Ltd.
REWARD!
The undersigned will pay the sum of One Thousand
Dollars to any person who will furnish to the Provincial authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons who
set fire to our property at Comaplix on April 4, 1915.
Forest Mills of British Columbia. Ltd.
Revelstoke, B. C.
Miraculous!
Boys and   Girls'
LACE   BOOTS,
sizes   5    to
LOOK
STOP
LISTEN
JpiSpe
Special
Marvellous!
Ladies' LACE
BOOTS, PUMPS
and   OXFORDS
See Our Window for these $1.45 Specials
MCRAE SHOE STORE Howson Hlock PHONE 217
For Sandal*, Canvas and Tennis Shoes
ELECTRIC FIXTURES AT
LESS THAN HALF THE
MANUFACTURER'S COST MARK
Two, thrw,
or fonr drop
Sheffleld Fan
T I x t u r e,
chain .11 i> p
o f oxodlsed
or brushed
hia.-.s flnlsh:
c li o 11 r
a r t- k 1 ;i a s
globes;
$2, $3
$4
St.n.ire dome
Chain Drop
with glass
curtain, or
ie e a d e <1
frill K i; i ii
li r u k Ii i il
tei.iss Unlfli.
I.i .. wn or
k reen nrr
glass, Two
.« Ise s    llkf
e       I
$5.50
ANI
$7.50
WE have secured  tho l.ank-
rupt  stooh  "t  e.i r the
Iri ki st who!, sale dealei s
In electric flxtures nnd appli-
him • s at li most iinexpecti .1 figure, it was ii great opi.oitnnttv
and pla< es us in the position of
ie. lng able to oitvi' you IiIbIi
grade, artistic liKht tixtun-s al
.-i figure which Is away below
the manufacturer's rest mark.
These are not ohi or antiquated
Keee.eN    Lilt     tlio     V.1V     Illtl'St     lUllI
most exclusive des'gns. lino of
iio.-. fixtures in n room replacing y,.ur old ones wil enrich It
In an astonishing way, These
are bargains which would nut
occur again in a decade,
Our Mr. Smith is making a
tour of Uritish Columbia towns
Bhowlng samples of these flx-
turi s ami appliance^ and if
you lill in th,' coupon below io-
will be glad to Call upon you
and show you these goods,
■ lust   fill   In   th*'   coupon   and
mail it in an unsealed letter
with  a   two-ceni   .stamp  ainT
you will receive an imme
diets a cit now lod mm-nt.
Hont    fall   to    tnk"   nd-
\ ei tagi  ol this extraordinary opportunity,
Hi !•    arc   a   few
samples  taken
nt   random
from the
stock
HAROLD D. SMITH, LTD.
160 HASTIN8S ST. WEST
VANCOUVER, B. C.
CUT THIS COUPON OUT M

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