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 Bh.  oA    TOKB
Chief lumbering,   ^    -ay, mitt-
ing, agricultural     4eV     aTiga-
tion   centre   betwee. "
and the Pacific ocean.
The Mail-Hepald
Published twice weekly—Read
by everyone--The recognized
advertising medium for the
city and district.
Vol. 22-No 20
$2.50 Per Year
Meeting of New Recruits is to
be Held Soon -Association Meets
The names of 11 boyB who applied
to jyiu the Hoy Scouts were read by
W. H. Wallace, recruiting officer, ut
a meeting of tbe Boy Scout ussociu
tion held lust Saturday night in the |opportunity was thc
city hall. The boys were ull accepted, euch now being a tenderfoot,
that being the tirst step to becoming
a Hoy Scout.,A letter wus read hy
thc secretary from Rev. T. R.
Heueage of Victoria, honorary pro
vinciui secretary, giving a list of the
necessary equipment  with prices.
L.   Vi.  Wood   was
Duty to Encourage Home Production and Manufacturing — W. E. Smith's Exhibit Finest Example in
Canada of What One Man Can Do With Six Acres
—Advantage of Public Market
That   the present year was that   of   wanted    in     these     dnys during thu
the empire's need     and  of  Canada's   trin.s of the empire.
aitement,   of , Reasons for optimism.
Herbert Cuthhert, industrial coin- Ih then dwelt on the reasons why
inissioner of tbe city of Victoria, in his opinion nothing hut optim Bin
who was the principal speaker at a wus appropriate for the occasion,
meeting i,, the city hall on Monday Last yeur he stated, *-t22."),000,IM>Q' hud
night at which the duty of all to en- gone into the northwest sis the re-
courage home production and manii- suit of the energy and thrift of thi
fuctiiring wus emphasized. Mayor Vi. people of that rich section of th'i
A. Foote, was in the ehair und ou Dominion. This year there was mor*
ippointed to act ; the plutform with Mr. Cuthbert was moisture in the ground of the north-
with the secretary and the treasurer W.B. Smith, president of the Revel- west that there had len in the pub;
in interviewing those on the com- stoke farmers' institute, W. H. 1" ems, tbere bein? three months
mittee for the purpose of rais*»ng Pottrufl, secretary of the far- ago et ler.st It bet of moisture. H«
funds.  The secretary,  W. H.  Wallace, I mere'        institute nnd       P.      H.   was  assured  thnt  there would  during
suggested that as     there     were     so i Moore,   superintendent     of   the pro-  1915'be irom IS to 20 per cent     more
many appli''-tits for    tl.e boy scouts,   vincial  experimental farm at Agassiz.   acreage  under cultivation      than      in
two  scoutmasters should be  appoint-   The council chamber  wus  well    tilled   1914  which with the otb r big fact ei
ed  but the meeting  deferred the    ap- .and  the  wall  behind     the      platform  the price of wheat,    which he initio!
jointing   of   u    second    scout-master   was decorated with grains and grass
until some future date. es part of   W.M.  Smith's exhibit     at
The secretary w is empowered to the recent Irrigation Congress at
purchase anything necessary for the Calgary. The exhibit wus doicr.bed
formation of the troop. J. Gordon by Mr. Moore us the
and W. .1. Hughes oflered to the in Canada of what one man caj do
scout -master their assistance, in any'with six acres of land. it was ex
way possible. It was decided to hold pected that the meetii g, which was
a meeting of all the boys interested held under the auspices of the Domin-
when thev will be addressed by mem- ion government, would have been addressed by Prof. ;W.T. McDonald, provincial  live  stock  commissioner,    hut
Limits of Revelstoke Riding as
Defined by New Redistribution Act
Under the provisions of the Redistribution act the boundaries of the
RevelBtoke constituency are exumded
(rom Clanwilliutn to the east side of
JVJara and Shuswap Iukos, opposite
SicanlouB. Revelstoke constituency
now includes liugle river, Craigeliac-
hie,  Malukwa and Solsu.ua.
Contrary   to u  disputcli  from    Vic
Protection for Lumber Industry Unjustified Declares
Liberal Ex-minister—Hon. Frank Oliver Pronounces
Assistance, to British Columbia Industry Unwarranted From Any Point of View
The contribution of Han. Frank
Oliver, ex-minister of the Interim, to
the budget debate is contained in
Hunsard of February 2:>. His remarks regarding the lumber industry
are particularly  interesting lin Revi 1
pated would remain at about Its present figure of about $1-.B0 per bushel
would  r. suit iu    the  vastly  increased
•nitei of ■>'!.".il. 7'1'!' nulling      to     the
linest example   northwest   in   1915.
The Lumber Situation
He  was  fully   aware tbat  lumbering
during the past  lew  yeors had     been
quiet. But this stagnation was ahout   1;iml
toria,  it appears     thut   Trout Lake   stoke at the present time as showing
the attitude of thc Liberal laity toward the industry on which much of
the prosperity of British Columbi i
depends.  He suid:
Mr. Oliver: The finance minister
said that this wus a tarifl for Cans
dians. 1 notice that some Canadians
will do very well out of it. 1 tee our
old friend the lumber combine figures
unite successfully in this tariff. Lumber dreBsed on one side only was
made free under the tariff of 1894 as a
concession to the special conditions existing at that time
in the prairie regions of
Canada, lt has hern recognized as
being an important benefit to th.-;
people of that western country. There
and Ferguson  remain      iu the    Kaslo
The following are the boundaries of the Revelstoke Electoral district according to the provisions of the Redistribution Act.
(2s.) That tract of land comprised
withjn the following boundaries:—
Commencing at a point ou Upper
Arrow Lake about two miles no.tn of
Nakusp, being tbe north-west corner
of Lot 397, Kootenay district; thence
due east to the height of Ian I between the waters Mowing into Arrow
Lakes and those Mowing into Sloca i
Lake; thence northerly along said
height oi land to the height of laud
between   the  waters  flowing  into    Ar
bors of the committee.
In a few special cases special permission wWl ho given by the committee allowing boys of nearly eleven
years of age to  become tenderfeet.
Those present were, A. McRae, president; R. Howson, 1st vice-president;
T. Kllpatrlck, 2nd vice-president; \V.
H. Wallace, secretary; F. E. Gigot,
probationer)- scout master, L. W.
Wood, G. Ralph Lawrence, Mrs. G.R.
Lawrence, 0. W. Abrahamson, R.
Tupping, .1. Gordon, W. J. Hughes
and  Mayeir W.  A.  Foote.
The following is a list of the boys
who have applied for enrollment.
Gordon Young, Bvatt McCleneghan, Ernest Bradshaw, Howard Brad-
over. With such an
would again be thnt.
and  advancement   in
income     there
era of building
tbe     northwest
row  Lakes and  those    flowing      into   |,.lv„ repeatedly  been     demands made
the  Kootenay  Lakes  to the h.ight   i.f   „p0n  the  late   government and      this
bet v.- en  the waters i.owing into  government to have that condition ol
Ur. McDonald had been obliged to return to Victoria.
Mr. Cuthbert who recently resigned
from the Victoria council niter a
term of oflice extending over a period
of three years in order to tuke charge
of a movement for industrial encouragement in thc cupital of the
province, described the greut advantage Victoria had derived from a pub
lie market. Even in winter I" to 41
stalls were occupied every week. The
market   had encouraged      the      small
nn-l this would result in a demand
fi.r lumber. Again there had to be
replaced the damage which had been
wrought in Belgium and was being
wrought in thc war zone in Europe
<ind he felt that the work entailed In
this would have a deeided elleit on
activity  in  Canada.
Mining Industry
"In  my  travels all through the interior     of    the province,"  continued
Mr.   Cuthbert      "I  have    heard     tin-
rumbling of interest  in minting.     We
lecturers, throughout the west eu-
jolning the farmers on tha prairies
to raise stoci;, to go Into cattle and
bogs, which mast have lum-oer or tbey
cannot the. the n.ln.stci of finance
puts a bar of fr..m >1 to $1.50 a
thousand upon the use of that lumber foi the ueneflt ot anindu.-tiy anl
an organization that, 1 say, bus no
claim upon the consideration or this
government or of the people of this
country from any pi mt 'if \iew. Just
how far the lumber combine wiU
benefit by this duty 1 cannot say, but
1 tind that during last year we imported lumbi i to tbe value at
j l.i-'V*- *: and that on that amount
the revenue to tbe country will be
$22-1,01 '
Mr.  Wright:   How much     of   that
lumber came in free?
Mr. Oliver:   It  all can e In free.
Mr. Wright:   It would a fleet the calculation if soma of this were free and
some dutiable.
Mr. Oliver: The fade and commerce returns show th t in the year
ended March 31. 1914, we imported
free of duty $4,428,341 worth of lumber, upon which, with the duty now
imposed, the consumer would pay, or
the treasury would receive $221,(ICO.
But while we. imported f'eiir and a
half millions worth we exported nearly  twenty million d 1 .-rs worth  show-
ahaw, .Clifford  Moth,      Richard  Law
rence, Lemuel Briggs, George Trimtil»  would  otherwise  have   been lost
Arthur  Cartwright,   Edmond   Kincaid   the community as citizens.
growers ,-u'id had enuliled them to dis-  can  look  forward
pose of tbeir produce for cash. In for the mining industry in the
many cases it had enabled to save future," and he went on to predict
their homes     and     help     those who  the greatest  demand     in  history for
to   copper and the other metals which g,i
to make up to a great     extent    the
Dowlas South worth, Clarence Howson. Wenty Smythe, William Jami
son, Robinson Trimble, Donuld Kilpatrick,  Albert Daniels, William   Mc
j    While    urging     the     purchasing of Wealth of the interior
I British Colmrihia  manufactured goods Speaking  of  th-    war  he  eulogised
Mr.  Cuthbert remarked that he    had the fighting spirit    of     the     British
seen  more home manufactured  goods soldier,  explained  the causes     which
the  Columbia   river to  tne east      aad   (ree  lumber  removed.   My  hon.  fr.e ,d
those flowing Into the Columbia riv- bas removed it. nnd today that miner to the west, being the summit of ber stands under a duty of seven aud
the      Selkirk      range ot      mountains, on(»-linlf per cent.
thence northerly along said  height Of Mr. .1.  I). Reid:   That isa war tax,
land to the mouth of thc Canoe river; ^r.  Oliver:   We will deal with thai
thence northerly along the centre    of later.  Lumber that costs $20 a thou- ing that we are not dependent on im-
stream   of    the     Canoe river to the s,.,n,l, which   formerly     paid $5, now ports for our supply of lumber.  Ke   B
northerly boundary of   the Kootenay pay8   $r,..-,;),    and lumber that   costs matter of fart,   i   fency,     for  every
Und District; thence    westerly     and $25 a thousand   formerly paid $6.25 thousand     feet of lumber we Import
southerly along the west  boundary oi now paya w#25. if there is   one     In wc eonsums twice as much as we Im-
the said  Kootenay  Land  district     to stitution  or organization  iu  the Do port,  and  If We  do.  then, a? a  result
its intersection with     the     noithern mi„i0I1 „f Canada that didnot merit of the imposition of this 7-£ per cent,
boundarj  of the    Dominion Railway consideration at   the hands   of   this duty, while we   will pay the treasury
belt; thence westerly along the    said government  It  was the lumber    com $221,003, we will pay     the  ge tlemcn
northern   boundary  of    the Dominion bine. My hon.  friend has see.,  fit    to who  constitute  the  British  Columbia
-   Railwaj   Belt to a point   on the eas.- place  .,  tuxation    that is  unjustified lumber combine  $442,000. The duty of
em  boundary of the  North Oiunagan unwarranted  from any   point  of  view 7}   per cent will   cost  the settler     in
Electoral    district,     as hereinbefore upon tne peopie of     western Canada the Northwest,   on tMs    calculation.
described;   thence  southerly,  easterly, who depend  largely     upon    Import not S'J'l.OOO but $6M,orti in addition to
and southerly      ,„d     following     the iumber.      While     my    hon.   friend   i- what be h  -  '          paying in the past.
preaching a campaign o' patriot s n Thnt is one of my hon. friend's con-
and production, while the minister of trihurions to the campaign of pat-
agriculture  is  lecturing,  nnd  sending rlotfsre   and  production,
Rae, Pat Cowan, Drennan Holten, in the store windows in Revelstoke gave rise to the struggle nnd praised
Tommy McRae, John Allen, Robert than in any other city visited. It wus the heroism of Belgium. The predicu-
Shaw. Charlie Johnson, Jimmy Mo- 'only by encouraging home industries ment which Britain would have been
Rae, Alfred Abrahamson, Mondy Mc- thut a market for agricultural pro-
Rae, Bridgman Taylor, Fred Skiiio, ducts could be created. His work dur-
Stanley Gale, lack McCarty, Dilute ing the past few nan.tbs, he stated,
Peressini, William Henderson, Roy bad largely been taken up with en-
Law, Jack Brown, John McKinnon. couraging increased production and
Tom Dochard, Jamie Curveon, Albert when the present "patriotism and
Henderson, Albert  Parker, Reggie Al-   production"    campaign  was  launched
boundaries of the said North Okanagan Electoral district to, a point due
west of the point of commencement;
thence east to the point of commencement, shall constitute one electoral
district, to he designated as "Revelstoke Electoral district," and to re
turn one member.
A bill entitled '.An Act to Amend the
Provincial Elections Act" is a.neces-
essary  complement      of the  Rcd.stri
bert  Upper,  Frank   Watson,
Coufttn,  Charles Mackenrot.
Giegerich, formerly ofiieially known
as Bear Luke, has ".ow a post office.
The  name of thc  post oflice, however,   stated had  proved
is ofiieially set forth  as /.incton.
Word has been received at Grand
Forks that Ernest Miller, the local
M.P.P. has secured a loan of :>10,<I00
from tho government for the Grand
Forks ennnery.
Rossland  Methodists  hud    a      very
fContinued on Page Two.)
District Convention   of Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship
Society This Month
To the Editor of The Mail Hiruld,
Sir,—You will without a doubt   l,e
pleased to   know    that    the District
Convention of our order is called to  transferred to lhe new rei
Patriotism, h- continued,    is     not  |,e held at your city on tbe 2-Jnd and   district wherein'they wiU
bution Bin and gives power  to the Simplicity. Truth and Liberty Premier's   Statement   in   An-
Arthur   he bad  been asked to assist and had
entered the work .enthusiastically.
*""'    ,   He. touched on some of thc work of
his    department     In     \ ictoria.    The
"made      in Victorie"  exhibition     he
complete     sur
prise in that city c\ en to the manufacturers themselves and room coiM
not be found in which to provide
spare for all those who desired to
make displays.
Lieut. Governor-in Council, under the
terms of thut measure, to divide
electoral districts into as many polling divisions as may be necessary for
the convenience of tbe elect rs, and
uIbo to assign polling places. It also
gives power for th- compilation from
the old registers of new registers of
voters for the several new districts.
In the cas? where the boundaries of
any ofthe old districts have leen al
tercd by the amending act the names
of the voters will be segregated   and
His Ideals—Lecture by
James Gordon
nouncing Election—New
Pioblems to bolve
The Women's Canadian    club     was '    Sir Richard McUrid- will once moro
addressed    on    Monday    evening      by lead  his party  at the polls, ln dicid-
,J.noes     Gordon,;     who     for     ovei ing to  immed.ately  appeal     to    tie
an hour held the   close   attention   ol people,  Sir Richard  Issued the     f<Jl-
his  audience  while  he  delivered     tl. lowing statement:
11 er    '. t he
in   future,
standing at the street  corners saying
that the country  was going     to   tbe
i'irtl of this month.
Representatives     from
ibe situate.
message of  "Scotland's  great Bt Bon
Robert. Bums.  A  Scot himself,     an.l
thoroughly  vers-.d in  Scottish  lit-1 .
ture, Mr. Gordon is well qualified   to
inspire bis hearers with much of    his
own enthusiasm     und as his lect.u■■•
Premii i s  Statement.
Dei    ing 11   .        a; ive, in v.ew of
a aumbtr     of   considerations vitally
afle; ting the well-being of tbe pro-
vim . ee. .-'.ei rat li uu ' m ilalj ari -.ng
from  the crisis  of  the war—that    thc
successful  PHI.  The average  increase dogs.   Such  pessimism, which he wa«   lodges in the    province
in   attendance   at the Sunday school sorry  to say  was  rampant in  certain
was 1!)    per    Sunday.    Tne Epworth quarters,   wus  not what  was  wanted,
League grew from 45 to 85 members, it wis supreme     optimism th it   wes
the various
will attend
thin convention  and  I am  satisfied wi
will  have a very     successful gather
Personally I will be vcry much
pleased to visit your city again, as
It is now two years since I wus thero
progressed he led las audience to look   country     b .ould  be consulted in     rn-
Garland Foster Has
Commission With 48th
Kaslo collected **!,!)9-8.CC in tuxes
last year, but this does not include
$% dog tares.
Snowdrops  were picked in  n  Vernon
.tions  will  be made April jwhich have heen afloat for some time  garden    on    February     19.—consider
3 and tho elections     will be held     a  suggesting his early retirement   from  ably earlier than these flowers visual
the provincial arena. ,ly make their appearance.
Within  the next   few days the   pr»-
mier will issue a manifesto to     the
Victoria, Marcb 8.—Today un order- j the elections,  and other matters   ap-
in--eouncil was signed  by  Lieutenant-   pertaining thereto.
Governor  Barnard    formally   dissolv- |    Sir Richard's announcement of coning the Legislature of British Colum   ginned  leadership  sets at rest rumors
week  later,  April  10.
The    Hon. Price Ellison today tendered  to    Sit   Richard   McBride     his |
resignation of his portfolio of finance   electors.
nnd agriculture, and, it was accepted | The Premier is arranging details of
The. position has not yet heen Ullod a ministerial tour throughout the
anil the Premier stated tonight that country. Sir Richard will visit the
no decision had vet been reached   in I various    centres    of   Kootenay. the
Vi. Middleton, of WeBtbrldge, is
credited with having shot tho lnrgcst
mountain lion ever bagged in the
Boundary. The nnimnl wns slightly
over 10 feet in length, and weighed
nearly '.'DO pounds.
The   following   provisional   appoint.
! ments to the    stafl ot the 48th     bat
talion have heen confirmed by the de-   endowed  With  a  message  t
Ipartment ol militia, Ottawa:
Lieut.-Colonel, Vi. .1. H. Holmes;
major, Rous Cullin; adjutant, Capt.
L.F.  Grant;  assistant   adjutant,  Cup-
Itain W. G. Cunningham; quarter-muster, Hon. Lieut. J.L. Ratallock, paymaster, Hon. Captain W. J. H. Morrison.
Company officers: Major, W. St. J.
Heale; captains, S.A.B. Mogg, F. B.
Wilson, M.C. Hoylcs, A. W. Agncw,
F.P. Cowley; lieutenants, J.B. Acland
P.A. Landry, W.G. Foster, G. Morton, 11.11.11. Kerr, N, Armstrong, 3,
!•   Campbell,  It n. Powell, F.K.L. De
Salis.   KI'.   McMordie.     W.   A.   Petti-
grew   0,  l-l.  SCOtt, F.B. Ilownrth' and
i.e. Dufrcsne.
the    matter    of     ponding    cabinc Okanagan and the   lower    mainland Fernie Free Press: Aldermen   .lack
changes. "ll ''*   lt  POSSlbli that         .-it     may Ron  and  Robichaud,    thl   City Relief '
Q'llte a number of the members of be pnld to  Prince  Rupert.     It   will committee,     investigated  10 applca- j    The mud hous- at Wardner, in-long
lhe legislature, now  dissolved,     have probably  be well  t wards the end   of tionii  |or ri.U(.'  mis  week   and  grant     in- to  I'et.e  Lund,  was destroyed    b}
beyond thc follies ai.d human frail-
lies of Hum-, the man. tO worship
thc transcendant genius of Burns, thi
To condemn the     poetrj   of Butm
because  of his     human     weukn sbcs
would,   he  Said,   demand   as its   liter
ary equivalent, condemnation   of tb-'
psalms of David. Robert Burns    was
to all mankind, to all nges   and     to
all  classes;  and   because he delivered
it fearlessly  and truthfully  hi>
is venerated not    alone in s<  *
but in all parts of tbe world.
Simplicity,   truth   and   liberty   wei
his Ideals.     He  possessed  an  ■
grip upon the elementary facts of life.
To the    elemental,     th-     vital,  the
simple,  he addressed     hims If     \r.- -
such  power and   . i.idmss as to  g]  I
ify   tips.-   themes.   He  was     the
ponent of    all cant     and
wherever met,  whether in
woman, church or state,     Thi   >r,,!
tfish dialect in  which most     of     his
I ms  are    wtitt   i       may,   at   times
partly conceal    the finer sh di
meaning of son e of his pi ■
spe'-t to the policy which tl.e govern
ment purpi ses pursuing to meet the
situ tion, 1 hi\o asked His Honor
for a dissolution and this has ;<■.■:!
granted. The legislature will there
fore bc dissolv d on Monday when a
date for the cle.tion will also be fixed.
"Some chang a in the personnel of
the <ale.net will be niu !o to meet
tbe wishes of those who may I, el disposed to relinquish office and to
strengthen the administration at a
most critical period in the history of
the provinc . Kb announcement in
this - rtlculai will be made publio
very shortly.
i.n  'a neral   Record.
'The  g.ocrnm nt   of    whuh  I hava
the honor to be .'e.id.r will appeal to
the  electorate    or     an thcr endorse-
mi nt at its h mds < n its  .-.neral.    re-
hypocr sy   cord, but more part i      • .     for tha
man reason  that it   lurposes ln  thc futuro
attacking vigorously and courageously those features of pro Inclal (level mert ~ '•'•■ thougl Ire idy n-
itiated are still ncomplete. 1 refer iu
ihl i    the matter ot rail-
roinained in the city conferring with
Btr Richard and other niorahms of
thn cabinet  respecting tho date     for
nert   waek   before the  Prime  MtniStei    ,]  relief  ll   one Case, Tbey  say    tbat    fire lust. week.   It was one ofthe  best   out Of tun;' with simplicity andti
leaves  Victoria on his speaking   tour   many of those asking help are better   In    the country in every detail.     The
of the various provincial centres. axed than mcraflejers of the committee,  building was valued  at $'10,000.
nothing enn obscure the spirit of Ms   way  constru. I tl   on the   main-
message.  Only  those  whose  sou,- ■ el       Those  sections
of the ra Iw y pro.-i    urn     en    the
(Continued on Page Five)
(Continued from Page Five) PAGE TWO.
Zbe flfoatl-lfoevalb
jjntertot publishing Compans
E.  G.  ROOKE, Manager and Editor.
The McBride government bus decided  to  appeal   to  the country  for     en
dorsatlon and In doing so it will offer  its  past, record      for examination
and  its  future  policy   for approval.
On its past record it stands on
solid ground, it found the province
bankrupt; It rescued its credit from
the mire and placed it high in the
estimation of the money markets of
the world, Through good and bad
times thu government has pursued a
steady policy of development. Rail-
Ways have leen built, roads constructed, the country opened, industries developed, public works of
all kiuds undertaken, agriculture and
education assisted. It bus been a
strong government and an ul.le one.
Between now and the day of elec
tion tbc premier wil no doubt define the details of his proposals for
the future, hut the a ts of last session give an Idea of much thnt is
proposed. The agricultural act will
aflord a further great stimulus to an
industry  which,  while  yet in  its     in
fancy, is destined to bo a fundamental source of the province's prosperity.,
A workmen's compensation act huB
has been .introduced and if the government is returned will be pluced on
the statute book next session. The
railway policy, which has already
done so much for the province, is.to
bc continued, development     will      be
I fostered and other, aggressive policies
The present is nn especiufly critical
period in the history of the province.
The government has proved its abil
|ity to grapple with difficulties and
bas        (given        evidence of      its
realization      of        the      necessities
'thut        now confront British
Columbia. Never was the adage tbat
horses should not be swapped while
crossing a stream more applicable,
Anyone who imagines that the
lumber industry of British Columbia
bus anything to hope for from the
Liberal party of Canada would do
well to read the speech of Hon.
Frank Oliver made during the budget debate at Ottawa.
Mr. Oliver, who was minister ol
the interior in the Lnuricr government, is one of Sir Wilfrid's thief
advisers und the spokesman of lhe
Liberal party for the west, and in
his speech he defines very clearly tbe
attitude of the Liberal leaders toward British Columbia's greatest industry. The lumber industry, he says,
deserves no consideration and he denounces the government because it
lias not specially excepted lumber
from  the  war    tarifl.     The duty  on
lumber he. describes as being "for the
benefit of an industry that haB no
claim upon tbe consideration of the
people of this country from any
i.oint of view."
Surely after this explicit declaration of the attitude of thc Liberal
party those who wish the government
of Canada to aid in stimulating a
revival of the lumber industry, in
British Columbia can have no illusions as to what might be expected
from a Liberal administration. Hostility, not sympathy, is alone to be
expected. In the opinion of thc Liberal leaders lumbering is an industry
that hus no claim to consideration
irom any  point of view.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and~with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Ac-atcd Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Jtreet. Revelstoke. B. C.
i.i mil \<*t 0MMODAT1ON KE LSON
J. Albert Stone. °ropretor
th the
choicest the market affords.
Best   Wines, a-ui
Cigars.     Rates   SI  a
. Late with the Ke\ elstoke
i lener&l Agent
B   -kke- i ing. Typew i itinR tnd
all kindi of Clerical Work
Aecounl h <lol'ected
Prompt Rei iu na
I'ii.-. Life am! Accidenl  Inaur-
,-iiiri' pUi-i-d with mi.mil nnd
ie-ii.ii.1.- companie
i Ifflce     McKenzie   Vvenue
i Ni-xt to Com. Telegraph • Ifflce)
Phone803      P. 0. Mov 817
Transfer Draying
Handling Pianos a Specialty
Phone 42   Night Phone 85
11 igood pollnj to think of the future
[t'aatHi better policy toprovlde igalnit
ihe misfortune* it. may havi- In store
: 'oi you. The surest way of protecting
yourself and family la n
I with a rellahle company. Tin' higi.
financial atanding h.iuI long bnaineai
career of the Kootenay Agonoiea
makes it absolutely trustworthy.
Your time mav be ntir at hand.
Don't delay.   Take cut a policy now.
A. li. Kincaid. MHiinger.
. Tho McBride administration 1ms
done much for Revelstoke. Revel
stoke's magnificent court Iioubc, Its
well built and splendidly equipped
hospital, its public and high B-jhools,
unexcelled hy those oi any city of
equal size in thc province, its 8>s-
tem of well constructed loads and
bridges are monuments to the knov;-
ledgc of the requirements of his constituency possessed by Hou. Thomas
Taylor and to thc generous and sympathetic interest taken by tbe government in the welfare uud progress of
Not least of the benefits which thc
McBride administration has, conferred
upon the city is its ready .aCq'Uiesenee
in thc general wish that the western
boundary of the constituency Bhould
he extended, The government has
incorporated iu thn Redistribution
act an extension such as has been
desired, although in doing so it no
doubt met with objection from the
represent! iti ves of those constituencies from which territory has been
lu itself the extension of the   con
stltutency  Is not  'if  lirst Importance;
in  its consequences it will  le a boon
to the cfity  of vast magnitude.  Nothing   would   do  more   for      Revelstoke
than an extension   of   the trunk rond
westward. The junction of thc RevelBtoke road Bystem with those of  the
and      Kamloops     districts
bring the city in touch    with
real  centrea     of tourist traffic,
would increase the business     of    the
substantially  improve     its
idva itages as a     place oi tet
le to thai  extension     haa
ed    Hitherto thi tei
which   11   waa desirad
thi    r.. ul lay   within   the
md  K-.mlo.e; b   ■ ee-,-- ■
-   -       .   ■ he  represents! if those
. s  d dined   t..  n-c .mmer. I
a •■!      the
• Con
ted. But i
-ir d   to  ei
• ■
' -
•    •    • .
ColOnl    ■ .III    W es
,i   thc   \
men!  had placed        • ler    (oi
Douglas    bi oe     in   Pram aco,     l>r
Young  was ai   thai   time Acting Pre
mier,    .md,   on   tha      ittei
i,roiii-i.t  t" hia  ttti i'ii"-., he entered
into correspondence with tbe    i"	
authorities mni   learned     thai     tha
!tt;it,ement    was     at      least   preniatun-
The council of the Victoria Board o^
Trade thereupon appointed a special
committee to inquire into thiB and
other matters relating to the export,
of our lumber. One of the matters
first tuken up was the condition of
our trade with Australia, and, after
full inquiry, it was apparent tha*-
what was needed was either a comprehensive reciprocity treaty witb
Australia or a preferential on Canadian lumber. A comprehensive report,
on the subject was forwarded to Bir
George Poster, minister of trade and
commerce, as well as to the provincial government and the B.C. Lumber
and Shingle Manufacturers' association. A very complimentary reply w,fiH
received from the minister, ..Ibut it Was
evid"nt that, owing to tbe conditions
arising out of the war, action would
have to be postponed for the time
being. When G.H. Barnard went to
Ottawa to lie present at the session
he was placed in possession of the
coriespondenee. He consulted with H.
P. Creen, M.I'., and they forwarded
jointly a request from the minister
that the hoard and thc association
should join in recommending Borne
names of persons from among whom
a commissioner could he selected.
The lumbermen suggested Mr. MacMillan; the government consented to
his acceptance of the position; the
board of trade concurred in thc recommendation, which was telegraphed to Ottawa and the appointment
was at once made. Mr. MacMillan,
heing notified hy telegraph. The whole
transaction was carried .throiigli with
great expedition.
Vancouver Province: A Washington,
D.O., man is suing for $1,50" damages
because a chorus girl kissed him m .
theatre when his wife was with him.
That girl will now join the ranks of
those who think that a wife's illace
is iu the home.
Bar Harbor Times: My husband
having posted mein the Bar Harbor
Times. I wish to say this that as ior
leaving his bed there was some mistake, there heing only rue bed in the
house, and that bi longing to my
mother. The hoard was so poor 1 had
to leave.-Mrs.  Hazel  L.  Arey.
Spokane Spo esinan-Revicw. Jitney
has lost its original meaning of a
nickel or tive cents. People alreadj
Bpeak of 'a 'J.-ccnt jitney." The
meaning of the term has been lifted
over from thc price of a ride t.. the
vehicle. So livine and olastic is the
.American language.
I.etl bridge Her: id Jealous! Jeal
ous because we changed the map here
tn Le'hhi idge, that's what Bonn- pe p
] le are. The changing ol the n one
ofthe Belly River ran' les i'e tb ■
mindU ..( even some Pro daiilld -I
v s!-r■ i-rs and 'bey Wax sarcastic at
.an expense. uB witness a letter written'to The Kdmonton Journal by one
who pokes fun, with an Ironical tinge
U«    UH.
Empire's Need
. ■>:  'mm   Page ()ii".i
is had not i uteri d the war was
■     . ■!  "ii    la I IS
houi    .1 stu ss.     Tha war
11     ,s mUCb   as It   w.is
• , I '.I      •
. itei  oppoi
.y  than ever before,
i    prloi   to the wai    mo y
.ng    Imported     Irom
,   ■   co   'i    now  hi- in.um
I ted    IntO il.llll.il
d        In
thla huge amount tbi
be believed, could
,|e     I ||<       ll - ,.
II e nythlng
iodi    made    in    I suede      He
I Borne statist
different a     it     ■• ould   mal i   .f tbe
. la   dto Id
rtlCll -  e|        |„
thai      '   el V      '.'lie.  I.        ell-      |, ■ ■ /     I Ig     t,|ll||   1
f ,|«t Ut f«t    III   the-    ■
lie urged co opera!I ■  mat
e,.-tin.-, growing youi     own   (ted I i
vonr own BtOCl   and  low  fl i Ighl
ib! ' uiilde     ..nh      by      ' " "I '
These be described   as the useotlala
of i-i.eit.-i  production
IP    •   im hided   I.y   urging   his    audi
. in >■   to   produce  more   than   they   bad
produced, not fe.r   personal gain but
I .lv  to the , mplre     In     these
tlmel of stress to f ed  the millions in
be  army and  lo l.e -p  those at h  me
We are offering CLOSE PRICES on:
Bourne Bros.. Ltd.
Telephone 22
First Street
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
t President Vice-President
EDWARD HAY, General Manager.
WILLIAM MOFFAT, Assistant General Manager.
Savings Bank Department
Deposits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch Revelstoke Branch
A.B. McCLKNKGHAN, Manager.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West Government inspected- approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
SauSdge—wherever it appears-
Baggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
Phone 46—276.   Night Phone 840
'. il. CURTIS
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
Wh specialize In
Motallio Collings, Corruguted Roof
ing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work Shop   Uonnaugbl Ava
HEVEL8T0KE      -      -    H.C.
Mr. Moore showed in his speech
which followed thut there Cotilil be
no danger Ol over production ol cattle.   The   mixed   farmer      never      loHt
money, Tbere was in the Revelltoke
district ,i great cbancc to build up
a permanent agriculture hy engaging
in the d my Industi>. iii- urged tha
farmers t.. make the district notod
(or one breed ol cattle, lie d<MCflbed
the advantage nl tbe alio and spoke
ol the rotation ol crops which he
b ni found most useful, His sptcch
was    followetd   by a dlacuasloD    in
Which the onliei.ee took part. in
-...lii.l. th.- Milvoiil u-i-K oi various
feeds foi cattle and moth eds ol airii-
inituie were diBcussad, Mr. Moore answering  mnny flUMttonS.
\ ...ti- ol thanki proposed by Mr.
Smith wis unanimously passed.
\ . igle band is, being organised in
connection with thi Ni'ison boy
Thi nti-t admission, a<ccor<dlng lot
Copenhagen d<aspatcb, that the Herman 'blockade' ih Germany'! hut card
in the i-n-.'t war. com<sa when Admiral Kirrhofl if the active service bl
the dermaii navy, who writing In the
Hamburg 'Premdenblatt,' declares
thai there i« noqu<Mtlon thai tho
bloekade must t.e made extremely cf-
fective lie admits that Otrmany has
Inaufflclent war material!, and that
her preient gnat aim is to bring
mirh a feeling ot uneasiness and Insecurity that no human nerve can
long stand the strain, and ao bring
directly home tn the alllea the dangers thnt   are now  Impending.
Revelstoke Lodge
No. 1086
' Meets every Becond
ami Fourth Tuesday
in the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited,     im. McLean, Die.
II. I.. HAlli.S.-e.
11. w. EDWARDS
Hear Kiil-k Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
85 Second St..  Hevclstoke, B. C.
1.  (». O.  P.
Meets evcrj  Thursday evening in
Selkirk   Hall   at   8 o'clock. Visit-
in^  brethem  cordially  invited.
R, MILLER, N. Vr,.
JAMBS  MATH IK, Secretary.
A.  P. and A. M.
Regular    Meetings     are held in
New Masonic   Hall on the Fourth
Monday  in each  month  at 8 p.m.
Visiting  brethren   are    cordially
ROBT.   GORDON,  Secretary
t'Ol.ll  RANCH  LODGE, \No. 2»
Meets  every    Wednesday  evening
at    S  o'clock,    in   Si'lkirk   Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  invito.
It will pay you to make
a e .ill at
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Oi.n Town       Hk\ ki.htokk, B.C.
before buying your outfit
of working clQtbea for the
busli. I make a specialty
of Logging Shoes, Pants.
Sox. Shirts, Blankets, ami
everything required in yonr
// you want what you want when you
want it try Mail-Herald Want Ads
Wfiat is Doing in the Province
Tho pupils at Trail school huve
contributed $43 to Belgian relief.
Rossland trustees are asking
$2'2,7")0 for Bchocfl purposes this year.
Cranbrook supplied 8<i men for th«
Third Contingent. O/nly one was a
married man.
Cranbrook citizens will celebrate
St. Patrick's Day with a big Irish
concert Mnrch 16.
In future only produce grown li
Cranbrook district will he allowed
space on the public market.
J. M. Oristle is thc WIS president
of tlio Cranbrook board of trade,
which had a membership of til lust
The Crunbrook hoard of trade has
been notified that a new armory will
not bo built bore while the war is in
March 1, saw Nelson's entry into
thc cent belt. On that duy the citys
ban a put 6000 one-cant pieces into
The Nelson Conservative association will ask the Dominion govern
ment to increase the duty ou lumber
imported into Canada.
A Nelson gardener reports the lirst.
blooms iu snow drops oa February 21,
five days earlier than last year. The
first robin wus observed on February
Trinity Methodist church at Nelson
which waa destroyed by fire about a
month ago will bc rebuilt. .Work will
start at the earliest possible moment.
Eggs were down to 45 cents a dozen on last week's Cranbrook market.
One rancher claims tbat with feed at
the present high price eggs cost 96
cents a dozen to produce.
The Crunbrook Prospector announced in the lust is.-me that It
would not be issued again for financial reusons, the paper not having
paid expenses for some time     past.
The Nelsou rose show will most
fikt'iy be held this year. The growing
of these tlowers Is becoming immensely popular. Dr. hmyth states a few
of his intimate friends are planting
(ioO new busti.e.
The reduced size of the Fernie Free
Press is due to the fact thut we can
go broke fast enough ou four pages
u week. The paper will contain the
same or a greater amount of local
news, but some of the Interior padding has been sacrificed. We don't
charge any more for the reduced size.
- Fernie Free Press.
Grand Forks golfera opened the
season's play thiB week.
Grand Forks ice creuni parlors are
again open for business.
Marysvllle is looking for un eurly
spring. A resident saw a bluebird
fast week.
.1 list now service is being held but
once u month in the Roman Catholic
church at Golden,
Kaslo found the police court u
paying proposition iu l'JH. The lines
imposed   totalled  $51--.
Robt, Reading, Cauadian 1'ucitic
railway agent at Ferule since l'JOJ,
dropped   deud  ou  Friday.
lu one day last week the s.eaiu-
shovel workiug near Princeton handled wit; carloads of gravel,
uue of the member* of Ferule's
Third contingent, Frank Henderson,
leaves behind a wife aud live children.
it cost Blairmore  "I'M  per year per
pupil  attending  the  town  school oi
ID ,000  for a school     atteuduace o.
Accident iusurunce policies have
been placed on all the members ol
the Kaslo lire brigade by tho city
Blairmore residents   iu arrears for
water  will  havc  their supplies cut
oft if ull urreurs   uro   not   puid im
Ferule's putriotic bonspiel, iu
which one or more ludies pluycd     on
Notes from the cTWines
every    rink,     netted
putriotic tuuu
♦250    for thu
The total usscsseu vulue of     laud
aud   improvements   tuxuble this year
hy  the  muuicipulity of  tbe City     oi
Kuslo is $03-2,l'J4.
I'hoenix c*lty council und Conservative ussociation huve asked the fisheries department to stoci Loon Lake
with some apeclea of game tish.
To keep dowu expenses Blairmore
bas diBpcused with the services ol
the saiiitury inspector. The school
janitor will do this work in future.
Alex. Patterson of HoBsland is prepared to demonstrate tbat he made
a net profit of f3-.80 per fowl ou u
Hock of 30' chickens, which included
five roosters, in J 914.
The Nelson Improvement association consider the dandelion nuisance
eo great tbat they will ask the city
council to employ a man in tbe city
purks to keep these yellow beaUtlea
from blooming iu too greut profusion.
Nelson cuu now talk to Peutlcton
pver the telephone.
Some tin tlout was found near
Greenwood years ago.
The Uld-Tiinets will form a permanent oiyun'i.'.ition in Kossland.
operations will soon begiu ou the
Uld Dominion mine at Colvflle.
Seven muskruts were seen last
month in a marsh near Cranbrook.
Hy tbe carl..ad Princeton coal costs
$.r>.o0 a ton, delivered in Midway.
This winter several wolves were
shot on Fry creek,  Kootenay luke.
Recently  In  Kaslo a boy  swullowed
u  nickel.     It took two    doctors     to
. make him cough it up.
On thc Telkwa river, aoutb of
Stnithers, there are some good de
positB of copper and gulenu ore.
It iB reported in Fort Reorgc thu'
work on the Peace River brunch ol
the p.U. & E. railway will begin in
Iu the Cariboo, near Harpers
Camp, J.L, Murray shot himself to
death. He wufl a trapper, nnd had u
trap line 75 miler long,
At the Thcutro Royul In Barker-
vllle on February 13. 18- 9, Jamca
Anderson sang a song entitled, "Thu
Rough Rut Honest Miner." Most of
those who heard it uro dead.
In Rueeia 1,800 secret diBtillerlea of
whiskey huvo boen discovered since
Vodka was prohibited. Even in Rue-
sia the blind pig man will take a
chance to moke money.
Mike Browning died In Republic Itft
month aged 64 years. He was un old
minor and followed tho Pntay Clark
bunch through Idaho and Montana.
Ho mined on tho Couwtoek lu Nova
jjjo. 40 £80(8 u£0«
Herb Neil was the hockey star In
Princtou tbis winter.
Wm. Johns and W. li. George have
taken a lease upon the Skylark.
Mr. Turubull, of the Trail smelter,
inspected the No. 7 mine last Saturday,
About :10 men are now ut work up-
ou tbe small mines urouud Greenwood,
The provincial government bus
granted ti,500 to uugnient tbe water
system in Greenwood.
Prospects look favoiahle for u
resumption of operations at tho
Greenw>ood smelter next month.
ThiB year the appropriation Ior
roads in the Greenwood riding is
$i'j,8(K). it is 128,1100 for Grand
Captain George Swaync has been
recommended for the position ol
janitor at the poetottice building ut
Harry Johns is now u resident ol
Spokane. In company witb F. E.
Ki'il.T be iB managiug .. placer property on Kootenay luke.
ejerta'ttHT UHOERWOOD * UNPIBWQOa> ftj-W
Claude Graham-White (centre), Flight. Commander of the aviation forces of Great Britain and Lieut. Porte (right), Squadron Commander, in
onsultation  before one of the aviation hangers.
^Redistribution Changes
Interior Constituencies
The redistribution lull providing for
47 members in the next legislature
It contains a cluiise fixing o sessional allowance of $1,500 for the leader
of the opposition in addition to tho
Indemnity already paid him as a
member and applies     to   the present
Greenwood   includes the   town    ef
Greenwood,      Anaconda,     Boundary
Falls, Midway, lliomix and Kho.t.
The western boundary is formed by
the height of laud between Okanagan
river and lake and the west fork of
the Kettle river.
Trail   includes  Ymir und    al'l      the
session.  The  new electoral      districts town8 „„ tlu, ffegt ||Jlllk of tlu, 0„lum.
under the    bill are made up   by     thu bill  rivei.      (rom     (lu;    internut onul
following changes and additions: boundary to the lower end of Lower
Vancouver city   to bave six mem Arrow lake as far „s West Robson.
here. ^   Rossland is bounded by a liue     to
New  electoral districts arc     to   be tb,. w,.st of  Bheep creek uud on     the
known  as     North    Vancouver,   South „ortli by a line running near Ooykeu-
Vuncouver and Omineca. .inh].            It       includes       Rossland,
Okanagan    is to havc two constitu shields and the    Sheep creek mining
encies, north and south. camps.
Cariboo,   which  now   returns     two Slocan  Include! the    Lower   Arrow
members, is divided into two elector- ]llk(.  regf0n,  with     the     centres    of
al  districts.     to     be known as Fort K^ew,^,   slocan    Silverton,      »tew
George uuU Cariboo. Donver and Nakusp.
The  electoral  districts  of  \ mil   audi    Revelstoke  district     includes   Revel
Skeena disappear, as such „; r ,-cplac 'atokc,   Beaton,     Troul     Lake,  Fergu-
e,|  by Trail   und    Prince Rupert res-   „„„.   Arrowhead      and all   the towus
pecthely. |on the Columbia river Bowing   south
Thc redistribution involve! changea ag f.,r uorth u8 Bout encampment at
in the boundaries of the Kootenay ,hu „u,uth of the Canoe river. ItB
und Boundary electoral districts. eastern  boundary is roughly the crest
in the Grand Forks electoral dis „, the selkirkg range and itB western
trtct ure located the centers of Grand boundary Is tbo westenn boundary of
Forks, Qranby, Gilpin, Carson, Cas- the Kootenay land district. Its south-
cade, Fife and points along the Co ,.ni boundary is aline due east and
lumbia and western to B point nearjwest, passing about two milcB north
Lunney.  The boundary  from  the  lal    ,,f Nakusp.
ter point follows the western bound- j Kaslo includes all the towns In the
ary  ..(   the   Knot.nay  land  district in .Kootenay  lake region fiom the inter
northerly   direction.    The weatern I national boundary    northward,    iu
boundary   runs  approximately      fiom   eluding Howser.
the height of land between the north I Nelson boundaries Include the city
fork of the Kettle river and thc.Ket- and lots 131-i;, 97, 183, Do, 304 and
tie river proper. IWA,
Aboui. 20 men are now at. work, i I)
the Mo.   1   mine atAiiiswurth.
The price of metals continues to
advance tjllgjlltly, spelter apparently
ueing bound for the high spots u,..,l
now around $iu iu St. Louis i.i.d
New York. Lead is gaining a liUltf
uud silver ho,ding its own, but ln
dlcatlons m-e that thu white metal ia
due  for  a rise.
Tlio exhibit of native Bilvur und
other ore from the Utica mine made
liiiite a little stir at the Northwest
Mining convention, accordling to one
of thu visitors. Thu samples hud a
very prominent place iu tbe display
and a photo of them was reproduced
on the front page of un issue of the
Slocan Record.—Il is said that tue
Standard mill at Sllverton will be
running um lorce before the end of
the mouth. Tins means that the action of the slocan , bourd of tr/idc,
buciied by R.F. Green, M.I'., has been
successful in induencing tho Trail
smeltery to give better terms to tho
ellver-iead mines.
Some unite lemaciablu uBSuys huve
beeu  received by J.D.   Moore from tin;
provincial department ol mines on
oie samples from thu Hudson group,
back of Crawford lluy. Sample No.
1 guve .0'2 in gold; Ll oz silver uud
20.0 per cent copper. No. 2 gave .04
oz. gold; 540.8 oz. silver and til.'J per
cent. lead. No. 3 curried .10 oz gold,
3'56.5 oz silver uud 7.0 per cent copper, i )f thesu three thu third wus a
picked suuiple.
W. R. Wiiisteud, who wus down
from Whitewater over Sunday ia ol
the opinio) thut be is about to open
p a big miue on whut be believes to
be the Whitewater vein, neurly a
mile to the east ol thc Whitewater
Workings. He haB been prospecting in
that vicinity (or some time uud has
heen picking up a claim or two by-
tux sale purchase and others by loca
tion, until he Iiub two full sized
claims aul three (ructions.—Kalso
Canada  Copper and  Uritish Colum
bia should show    pronounced market
activtity and new life us Boon as   the
Greenwood  smelter is  recommiaalon
ed.  At the present price    of     copper
this should  be very soon  indeed. Sev
eral hundred  thousand      tons   of ore
are already  broken down in tbe mine
ready (or extraction and  British Columbia is in  a position now  to   show
handsome  earnings  from the  old pro
parties until    tbe new Copper Mouu
tain  plant can he    put into commis
sion. It is unlikely that thc railroad
to Copper Motiutaiu cuu   be complet
ed, the concentrator erected and the
property prepared for mining in less
than a year. There is no iiueBtion,
however, in informed circles but that
with tlio Copper Mountain propurty
once producing, Canada Copper and
Uritish Columbia stocks should be
si'lliug at a very much higher price
than their present quotations.—N. Y.
Mining Age.
The British Columbia Copper company is one of tho few idle copper
producers Which has not yet taken
full advantage of the greut improvement in the copper meta'l situation.
Whereas the other producers are
expanding operations to somewhere
near normal, uud those which shut
down lust August huve resumed production, the British Columbia Binelter
ut Greenwood, B. C, hus not yet
blown in, nor have auy dolinite p.aus
been made for resumption of production, alnce it was closed dowu August
20 following the outbreak uf the war
iu Europe und the dislocation of the
copper iudUBtry.
It is probable, however, that ut
the annual meeting some announcement will be forthcoming as to tbe
piano of the company, especially with
regai il to resuming production, and
resuming earnings with which to pay
at ldust part of the campaign of development und tbe interest on tho
bonded indebtedness of the compuny.
in Cliurlestowiu, W. Va.,     at     noon,
The annual meeting will tako place
Murch 'J, in the office of George D.
Moor*. Trunsfer books close February ji. nt 3 p.m., and re-open March
10 at 10 o'clock a.m.
The development in tho new chopper Mountain property are described
by officials of the company ub eminently satisfactory. New ore iB being
opened up which exccedB the original
anticipations very materially, both
as regard grade of the ore and tonnage. Drilling crews have been cut
down during tbo past few months,
owing, among other things, to the
inclement wintery weather. It is also
probable that shortage of available
funds  is handicapping  operations.
It is barely possible that the pro-
'its from the Mother Lode mine mav
bc greatly increased. Recoveries have
dropped sadly here. They were formerly around 18 pounds of Copper, aud
119c. to $1.2 M in gold-silver per ton.
They dropped in 1913 to 13J pounds
of copper and 76c. in gold-silver, nnd
smelting costs rose higher, The new
Copper Mountain ores will furnish a
mixture which should reduce smelting materially, and it b possible
that thc improved smelting mixture
may result in an improvement ln recoveries from Mother I.ode ores. A
larger tonnaee of Mother Lode ores
can alto he treated than the 425,000
tons yearly here figured.—N.Y. Miniug Age.
even among the best families at   tbe |]{ke their other friends, a. safe return
coast.    Jim
will    stay here.
Slocan I hut, wc do believe     that    killing niu-
I chines could be manufactured out   of
Prank  .1 a died on hia form    in leM "ti"f"1 "*"' VH""ll,l,! material   to
Missouri   last month,  aged  74     years;1' ""K2"*  Wlmt  wi"     the next generation "he—scrubs, runts, freaks.—Slocan
For Midway, J. Docketeader and
Wm. Moll have been added to the
executive committee of the Greenwood Riding Conservutive a-eocia-
The fittings for the Greenwood post
office building have been shipped from
the cast. The building win probably
he opened In May. The cement ildc-
wnlks around the building will be
built, next  month.
At Copper Mountain, near Princeton the B.O. Copper Co. will build a
1,000 ton per day concentrator, nnd
ship the hiirh gr ide renrentrates to
the Ortenwood smelter, where they
will make a very much desired mixture    with thc Mother Lode orea.
Jim Wurd returned Iron the const
laat week. He says that cluma are
vrry popular, und in many carea an
uitooet   exclusive    diet   thl! season,
living  of  thut noted   band   of  outlaws
win.  terrorized  2"  State!,  during and
dter the Civil  war. One of the   baud I
died in thc Boundary a tow yoaraago. ,
in a  lettei  from Loula Holland to '
Oreig i<- Morrison be says   that    In
France it is   thoiiL-ht    that,   the   war '
will be over in May, und that be will '
return to Greenwood     this   summer.
The   Barbecue.—It    wub    ou   the
Fourth of July, 18u3, thut tho event
occurred. We hud no celebration ou
the 24th of May and the people ol
New Denver begun to talk of a lit
tie sport. There were quite a lot of
prospectors in the hills and with the
people  Irom   Silvirton,    Three  Fork*
Louie hue been busy loading care   at'and Sandon we could expect u crowd.
|Rcnnea, but expects to go on thc lir- ' A  meeting  wus culled    nml  tho uuea
ing line any day. |uon discussed. If I reniomber     right
Sam Wharton was chairman and Wm.
. Tomlinson secretary. Mr. Wharton
' made a few remarks in wh'ich he ad-
vocuted an old-fashioned I arbocuc. A
person at the meeting aBked: Will
tho chairman please toll us what n
barbecue iB?  Yes, Bah,     replied      the
Dan Thomas has lived i„ Rossland
21 \pptp. Rops Thompson bus
been in that town for many
Thc present site oi Rossland was
one. taken up ae a pre-emption by
Georgo Henderson of Slocan city,
and  the writer refuse.l  to accept     a
half interest for nothing
Karl and Pitt Nelson left yest. r
dny for Revelstoke to enlist In the
third  contingent.  There  was a   large
rhairman. In tho State of Georgia,
whnr I come from, we have thorn
every year. You take a whole ox and
roast him at an open fire, sah. Then
with  bread  and butter and other eat-
mimher of their friends at tbe winrf ablrs, all jine in and eat. We conclud-
to see them off and   wish them a l»f« id to have the barbecue. Bd Shannon
return. Both nre     eplendid specimens supplied     the bread,     Mrs.  Shannon
of young manhood, standing over six superintended tho tables, and     Alex,
feet, nnd both are athletes,  Dert   lie- Sprout,  the-mining recorder,  roasted
lng one of tbe beat hockey players in the ox—that Ib, he superintended tho
tbe district. We can only wish tbem, work.—blocon Record.
Grape fruit  Cal.  lUc;  Flor.  15c.
Bananas,  per doz 10® .50
Lemons,  per doz 25
Apples, new, 4 to lithe. .25
Oranges,  from 2.1 to .50
Navel Oranges       50
Figs, cooking, 2tba, for .25
Dates,  llallowi,       2   Ilia,  for  .25
Dates, Fard, *21bs. for ... .115
Dates,  Dromedary,  pkg.  .15, 2 for .25
Walnuts, California, per lb.
Wa/lnuts, Urenoble	
Teams, per lb	
Filberts, per Ib	
Almonds, per tb	
Brazils, per lb	
Fresh killed beef, retail .06@.*27J
Pork, retail    13® .22
Mutton,  retail         HHffl .25
Veal, retnil      13J® .27
Butter, dairy,  per lb 32® .35
Cheese, Cuuudiuu,  per Ib. .26
Cheese,  Can.  Stilton,  lb. .30
Cheese, Imp.  Stilton, lb. .60
Eggs, locul uew  laid,  doz. .40 to .-45
Parsley, per buuch   .05
Dry, ouious, 5 tbs. for .25
Cabbage, local, each ... .05® .10
New Potatoes, lb  .02
Lettuce,  lb 10® .15
Hams, retail 	
Bacon,  retail  	
Lard,  rerail  	
Chicken,  retail  	
Sausages,  retail  	
Turkey,  per Ib	
GeeBC,  per tb	
Ducks,  per  Ib	
Granulated B. 0, Cans
H!0 Hi.  sack  	
Lump sugar,  2I1jb	
Grun. B.C., 20 lb. sack,
Brown sugar,  'HI'S	
Syrup, maple,  bottle 	
..    22®e
... $8.50
Syrup, gallon      1.7e6@S.OO
Honey, comb,  per lb  .30
Honey, lib. jars 25® .35
Robin Hood      3.25
B. & K   Bread Flour   2.15
Five Roses  2.25
Lake of the Woods, hog 2.25
Royal  Household,       2.25
I'tirity Flour  2.25
King's Quality   2.25
Butter, creamery, , „.    .3|
Tomatoes, Ib	
New  Carrots,  Tb	
Turnips, per tb	
Celery, per Ib	
Bran, ton   $3«.00
Wheat, ton,    55.00
Outs, ton,  ,„ 60,00
Parley, ton     50,00
Hay,  tou  20.00
Shorts, ton   46.00
An incredible report ib 'in circulu-
tiun iu Copenhagen thut, owing to
the necessity to restrict food consumption, the Gennun government intends ordering 5,U0o,iX0 Germans who
possess independent incomes and are
ineligible for military service to leuv«
Germany for neutral countries und
remuin there until the wur is over,
lt is planned, according to the report thut 3,000,000 of theso persons
shall go to the Scandinavian countries, 1,000,000 to Holland, and
1,000,000 to Switzerland.
Mr. JuBtice St. Pierre, of Montreal,
has dismissed the writ of mandamuB
taken out by Mrs. Annie Langstafl,
petitioner, against the bar of tbe
province of Quebec, which refuses to
admit her to the practice of the ,aw
although she has qualifieed for it. Tbe
main objection was tbat the applicant, being a woman under marital
authority, her demand to be admitted
to the study of the legal profession
with thc object of becoming 8 member of the Quebec Bar, was not ad-
miasablc. There ia no provialon mads
in the Bar Act for the admission ol
female maoib<u*!. PAGB F-OUB
You are Interested in
And have asked the question many times: Will
there ever be Motion Pictures of the actual fighting at the Front? Shall we be able to see how
soldiers act under fire? How the wounded are
cared for? How helpless, unarmed men, women
and children act when under fire? How a building looks when struck by a shell ?
The Mail-Herald Answers: YES
And under our auspices and in conjunction with THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, The
The Burning of Antwerp
Destruction of Termonde
The Battle of Alost
The Flooding of Lierre
The Battle of Malines
Battle of Aerschot
Not a War Drama!   Not a Made-up Film! Not a compilation of Maneuver Views! Not a War
Weekly of Views at the Rear!-—But—
And Authorized by the Belgian Government whose Red Cross, under Contract, receives 50 p. c of Tribune s Profits
e ON I RA( 1   Wil II   I'M OIAN GO I       l     WHII H
LINK   To    BE   BROUGHT    TO      RBVELSTOKE   Hi     THB    MAIL,
The undersigned of the first pai t. Becond  part;  per
mission to obtain dnematograph v-i-ws of thi
glum,  In recognition of thin concession,  and  with   , cb
in view, it,.'  second party agrees to   give t.e,     the      indersigned  of thee
first part 50 per cent of the profits  realized  (rom oitation of
these films taken in Belgium.
The undersigned of the first part agrees to grant to no one his
authorization to tuke any cinerriator,raph views of the theatre Of w.ir
in Belgium.
Firet pa'ty,
Second party, (Signed) Van Langermewsob
Antwerp, Belgium. By  Joseph  Medlll   Patterson.
Usual Program Suspended ■WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 10, 191">
Slocan City Has
But Five Aldermen
A meeting of the rilocun city couucil was held In the couucil room Monday night, Mayor McNlcsh occupying
the chair. Under the authority of the
lieutenant-governor In council tho
city is empowered to do business for
the year 1918 with live aldermen, the
electors having failed to elect tho requisite number.
The city treasurer's financial statements for January und Fel-ruary were
Bled, Aldermen Henderson, Fife, Calender, Clough and Grant were appointed as a court of revision and
April 19 was fixed as tlie date for
hearing appeals against and for revising the cit* and school district assessment rolls.
II. II. Curtis was appointed assessor for 1115 at a salary of *I2.'i and
E, Grabam, clerk, treasurer and collector at *-!> per,month.
The board of works wna instructed
to proceed with the construction of
t, new dam on Gwlllen creek in connection with the city water system.
Mayor McNeish informc! the council
thut D.s. McYannel bad been appoint
ed city policeman at a salary of $10
per month. The council Will meet
again Feb. V
C. H. NeHon of N'ew Denver was a
visitor in  town yesterday.
Lardo, Murch '.'.—A large rock slide
came down on tbe track near here
about two hours after the Limited
had left on Thursday. Eight rails
Acre broken aad twisted and it required ten men all Jay Friday to repair the damage.
While up the river the other day
fishing tor char, Mayor Beeton got
his line caught on the other side. He
went out in a boat to loosen the line
.and in reaching ovei the side the boat
tilled With water, with the result that
His Worship took a nice cool 'bath
in I loosing his ,boat. He counted the
ties into town.
Brakemen Schulz and Kendrick are
igain on the run here, having been
laid ofl for several months on account
ef older men holding the position.
P, Sidrovlchi who has been ill for
some time, has pone to New Vork to
Consult   a   specialist.
Genius of Robert Burns
(Continued from  Pa-ge One.)
» —
•an  fail  to  Krnsp  the  spirit      of    his
Work and working people owe much
to Robert Burns, for he raised labor
forever to a proper dignity. '"An hon
?st man's the noblest work of God,"
was his cre«d. "The rank is but the
guinea-stamp. The man's thc gotfd
for a' that" was ever his text. His
pen was ever devoted to the cause
of liberty. Our soldiers today tight
for the same liberty he worked to
.foster—Liberty  of    mind   and    spirit.
liberty of creed and conscience. His
poems aro the expression of all Scot-
laud because they contain all the
ideals for yvhich Scotland has ever
Thc lecturer sketched briefly an outline of the poet's life, mentioning only such details ub were required to
explain his writings. H'.s life should
be studied in its various phases; his
poetry, in sections. He saw and understood life to Its core and thus he
can give his readers the clue to th.1
heart of things.
Hums was horn in 17.VJ of humble
though very worthy parents. His
early life was tilled with heavy toll
as he assisted his father in gardening
or farming. He was a true "son ol
the soil," yet the beauty of nature
was ever food for bis soul. He wrote
nothing until bis sixteenth year.
though b" acquired excellent schooling from n muster, John'Murdoch,
Not unt'd he reached manhood did
bis genius begin to find express:..
Then he wrote of what he sa,v and
knew, and thorein lbs his power. He
clothed his native dl on anil nith
with the beautiful imagery of his own
soul, lie Was in full sympathy with
nature and inclined to spiritualize ber
as well as to idealize womunkind., "In
ail the foul weather Hut s eiicuiint T
ed iu his life, a woman may he discerned Hitting through it Iue u
stormy petrel", sajs a biographer.
Typical of his lighter sentiments towards the fair sex is the song "Creen
Crow the Hushes, oh," but the profundity of his affections is portrayed
more nearly by his s >ng to "Highland Mary," "To Mary in Heaven,'1
"Mary .Morrison." There f-e.'ms no
doubt but Highland Mary was the
onfl great love of his We though he
worshipped at many shrines.
Hums' venture's in farming were
disastrous financially, but rich in
poetic productions. "To a Mouse,"
"Hallowe'en," "To a Daisy," "Tarn
o-Shanter," etc., are well known examples.
Bo keen was thc poet in probing
the places where cant and hyprocrisy
dwelt, that he yvas driven to produce "Holy Willie's Prayer," that
brilliant satire against the kirk and
und session. The publication of this
poem had the Immediate effect oi
causing the poet to lose c iste both
with the church and society. The
church ruled the morals of the day;
the aristocracy ruled society and
Burns oil, mled both to such an es
tent that bo prepared to emigrat'.'.
Only the opportune Sale of his first
volume of poems chunged his pur-
jpose. He removed instead to Edin
j bmrgh where be was stratsfrtwaj
feted und lionize I. Here he made
many fri nils but few poems of merit.
Soon afterwards he began the tour
of the Highlands yvhich wis the be-
ginniiiL- .,f the end of the rarer of
Robert Burns.
His occupation of exciseman was
Lhe yvorst possible for one of bis
proclivities. He wasted his time and
his spiritual force of mind drinking
in wayside taverns, which he fro.|lient
ed, not so much from a desire | r
drink as f, r congenial companionship,
His  drinking  s mgs     are.     however,
SOllie   of   hiS    best     Kl K S.    Oil-
longer  poems,   "The  Jolly  Beggars,"
shows his tulent at its brightest.
The poet's life came to an untimely emd iu his thirty-scveuth yeur. A
chill, following u drinking bout,
worked heavily upon a system already weakened by mnny excesses.
His last days yvere embittered by
In conclusion, the lecturer eulogized
the lutent possibilities contained in
the character of Burns. It is to tbe
everlasting disgrace of Scotland that
(he allowed and well-nigh forced hei
most highly gifted son to go the way
of the wanton, when he would
ub euBily have folloyvcd the putha
of respect and honor.
The lecture wus very pleasantly interspersed w'ith songs chosen by Mr
(biidon as typical of the poet's yV'Oi'k
Adam Bell yvho can sing a Scotch
Song excellently guve "A Man's a
Man for a' That" with great spirit
Luter on he saiie^ Burns' liuest drinking song "line Bring tue me a Pint
o' Wine" in a style yvhich won hearty
applause. Miss Parker sang "Comin
thro' the Hye" very charmingly;
"Robin Adair" lastly was sung with
touching expressiveness. The ladies
quartette coinposexl of Mrs. Waltor
Bews and Mrs. Mclntyre deiightcd
the gathering with the ever popular
"Flow Oently Sweet Afton."
Thc evening closed with refreshments served by Mrs. Wood, Mrs.
Hopgood, Miss Hardy und Mrs.
Furniture Polish
House Cleaning time requirements—
What a difference 25c of Polish makes
Every piece of Furniture looks like new-
Very little work, but great results
Try our Marie Furniture Polish, 25 and 50c.
If you are not satisfied we will refund your money
Starts  March   1st.
Bargains to Please our Customers as in
Previous Years
War is declared
Toa and Coffee,
for specials.
on our stock ot
wee our  Window
$1 Buys 3 lbs,
While this lot lnsts, and as another advance   is      predicted   in  the
near   future  we  would adv'iHe  put
ting hy a few pounds.
Why are we selling more bread1
There must  be   i reneon.
Let Us Teli You Why
.lust rompar" ■ lo*t of oure with
nny other nnd we are absolutely
sure you will use the best, then
you will know why.
lupous and Courageous
(Continued from  Page One)
Phone 41
Box 734
mainland, which are still in progress of construction, must be pushc I
along to completion; and this also
applies to the Island railway sys
"As a result of the crisis due to
tbe wur, a multitude of new problems must be faced in British Columbia, und it iB ny purpose us leader of the government to fa^e those
problems and apply myself to their
solution. It is my conviction that we
are only at the beginning of provincial development and that now more
than ever before, yve need fa.tb anl
confidence in the future Ol the country, and courage and energy in ap-
plying ourselves to the great tusk set
our bands.
Irappling With Problems.
"The legislation laid before the
House ut the session just closed re
lativ, to the matter of aid to th?
agricultural industry 'is an earnest
of thc determination ol the govern
ment to grapple in a specific way
witb some of thes.- problems, und as
well indicative of the line of policy
which 1 shull advocate in respect to
other important matters of provincial development and conservation. 1
Shall avail myself of an early opportunity of publicly <announ<cing these
new lines of provincial effort yvhich
must engage the attention of tbe
administration if yve ur.' to he true to
she conviction that this country but
stands at tbe threshold of her   great
"It is perhaps unreressury to add
that in determining to Regain cons.ilt
the electorate of this country I do so
with the fullest con.- ction that the
same generous measure of confidence
which has heen reposed in me on
various occasions during the past 1*2
years wi.'. i.e again forthcoming in
undiminished measure. 1 yield to no
one in my great and unimpaired
faith '.n the splendid future of Brit
ish '..lumbia. I purpose giving tb:
best that is in me to the tas'; of
bringing to th" speediest fruition
those projects for, i's development
which have already been so successfully  initiated."
Several     ew   mineral discoveries  are
report"d, Including Sienna, an oxide
of iron, suitable for manufacture of
paint, und fotin. Tout 8n miles
north of Vancouver, hematite on the
mainland, south of Prince Rupert,
and a deposit of nitrate,.
A Oordon French, metallurgical
chemist, yvho in I'll claimed to have
found platinum In commercial quantities in dikes on mineral claims
near Nelson, and who also about
' that time was cneage 1 in conducting
a scries of experiments in Nelson with
the object ol separating and saving
iinc occurring in conjunction vclth
silver lead nnd iron !■, OKI from th"
Blown has gone to Scotland.
One vn y oft n hears thc remark
■ n K ,slo "Where docs all tbc money
come from*'" It appears always possible to raise th" lough for anything,
whin people hur;le right-down to it.
This leads ,,ne to reflect that If all
were to unite in spending money nt
home, wherever possible, in buying
thines ncdfiil, that there would iltlll
be more money to go around. It is
estimated that of every six dollars
spent by un individual in his own
town, one hns a cbunre of returning
to the individual who hud spent it.
When the coin la sent away from
town the chances ure that only one
dollar oit of two thousand will return.— Kiilso Kootenaian
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
We Aim to Clve Maximum
Wear at a Minimum Price
Millinery Opening
New Corsets
Among these a Canadian duplicate of the
famous laced front Corset "Exlix."
Well made and special materials, white,
any size $4 00
Ladies' New SPRING SUITS with the
price adjusted to the times instead of
the usual $25.00 to $3500. We can
show you well-made and tailored Suits
at $12 50 to $20.00
New Spring COATS for ladies and misses
in the new.styles and materials at	
 _ _  510.00 to -520.00
New WAISTS and BLOUSES -New assortments and they all have that
" chic" about them that is just right
 _ - $1.35 to $390
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
New Arrivals
Absolutely the most snappy, stunning lines of Women's Boots ever
shown in the city. The new plain toe lasts with
cloth tops are quite the most aristocratic-looking
footwear we have yet seen.
This season is a patent leather one. while gunmetal will be worn to some extent in low cuts. The
new Boots are almost all of patent leather with plain or fancy black tops. These
tops come in a variety of materials but past seasons have shown thc great advantage of cravenette over all others. The tendency is toward turn soles and light
welts, with the new Louis Cuban or Kidney heels. The Spool heel has been shown
with some success, and, be it known that buttons in high cuts have still the hold on
popular favor. Our stock is right up to the minute and can fill your every order
for the new lines or more staple patterns.   Our specialty is the BEST.
Grocery and Crockery Department
Sweet Gherkins, a bottle    25c
Potted Beef, a tin  15c
Veal Loaf, a tin 20c
Toilet Soap, a dozen 30c
3 cakes Fine Toilet Soap, a box 25c
3 cakes Fine Toilet Soap, a box   10c TAOM BIX.
George Hawker Iiiir lett for Uruguay.
Tbe Tango ciiih will hold another
dance tonight.
Mrs. Vi. .1. Coultbard will sot receive on Kriday.
j. B. Topley of Edmonton registered at the Hotel Revelstoke on Mon-
Miss Mary Paget left [or Holden on
Monday on a visit to her sister Mrs,
.1, li. ITorsley ul Edmonton wus ,i
;ucst ut the Hotel Revelstoke on
A general meeting ol tbe Revelstoke
Lawn  Tennis  club   will  be held  iu City
tall tonight
Bert Howe and K. R. Partridge ol
Calgary were at the Hotel Revelstoke
mi Monday.
Ai. G, Hartrlck ol Underbill, Manitoba spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs
H.V.  Morgan.
Eric Coursier left on Monday night
,' ,r Calgary where he will spend th.;
ei-^xt   ten   months.
A guessing contest on the weight
if a gold nugget is in progress at tbe
McRae Shoe store.
i',. s. McCarter, ol Revelstoke, paid
■i business visit to Holden during the
week.—Golden Star.
Among the guests at the Hotel Revelstoke  on   Monday    was      Mrs    i
Laird uf Rogers Pass.
The ?ki club Is constructing a new
*mi jump on Mount Revelstoke west
, i the site of last winter's jump.
Mrs.  II.  AT.  Smythe was called     to
■. incouver on  Monday un account   r.f
: .   serious  illness of her sister   Miss
il. X. Phillips has returned fron ...
veek spent at the coast. Mrs
."hillips wil] remain at the coast for
s 'veral weeks.
The  tirst     general    meeting    of    tbe
Revelstoke ski club will he held ii
the Scandinavian hall on Thursd >■■
evening for the election of otlicers
It  lifts  heen   suggested  that  th.
-libit   of grains,     grasses     and ft lit
now iii possession 'ef W.K. Smith and
displayed In Calgary at the     IriUga
r-.on Congress should be used ae   I
basis i'f an advertising display to be
I ecatod at the station.
Official announcement h.,s i eeu
ol the authorization    of a new regiment for Uritish Columbia     lot    "h.
Third Contingent, winch will be rafis-
-:<i in the     Kootenay district,     witb
headquarter*     at  Nelson.   Recruiting
vill  start  at     once.     The announce
jient was made by R.F. Green, M P
"vho has been urging tlie matter     i
the   militia   authorities     lor
". :me.
A splendid array vi pretty aud use
tui articlee  ... ts displayed at Mrs   '•"
W.  Laing's    on      Meeiid.iy  when
sewing    circle
:or     another       afternoon's      work.
imoiiL'st  othei    things i n exhl
pairs ,'!      little
ide aud    di
by Miss  Mel
.•:        i.   Mrs.       l'uget;       "Teei'l".
fhtflAly  so!'
an 1   . splendid    lot  ol san | i
! Qanne     and other    th;
H     lie.:. ,     ■
were n.ie-t acceptable. As for the   re-
Mrs.  Lalt g - c	
eed on
•v :S  unite  '.;  to  the    standard      md
rery  m
ttumbei of ■ a and plates wer,
\ - v   Mr-    I..U    Wo <■.
By    and
l. ting reci      ■.:■".•       raise I
charming little  ; Ian ■ selei tions     111
-ho-»   who don't   mir. ar*
:     ttend thi
whlrh re\\\    t    el I In    MU    n
rooms    in   the   Cowai  I-. ■ ck,     Third
etreet west refu       irch
oack of the building win ieveal the
1). R. Pottinger of Toronto registered nt thc Hotel Revelstoke.
T. C. Watson of Calgary registered
at the Hotel Revelstoke on Sunday.
Mr. Kendall of Revelstoke was in
town early in the week.—Summerlund
Those wishing to join the Red Cross
association havc until May I to pay
their dues.
R, A. Kilpatrick of Neison arrived
on Sunday and registered at the
the Hotel  Revelstoke.
There wiW lie a meeting of the Farmers' Institute in the city hall On
Saturday at X p.m.
Mr, and Mrs. .I.li. I.eyland of Winnipeg were guests ut the Hotel Re
velstoke on Sunnay.
The annual meeting oi the Reven
stoke Gun club will be held ut tli*'
club at 8 p.m. tonight.
John Hopgood, C.P.R. trainmaster
it Revelstoke, registered at tho Columbia on Friday.—Golden Star.
S.   (,*.   Robbins      has received    a
tablegram  from his son Erie, stating
that thc contingent has arrived safely  at shorucliffe.
The exhibit of gruins and grasses
placed by W. E. Smith in the city
hall is less than half the exhibit
-i o vn  at  Calgary.
Rev. C.A. Procunier left on Monday
morning to attend a meeting iu Nelson of the executive, committee of the
iioeesc of Kootenay.
H.  V.  Morgan  has received  a letter
from  Jesse Scruton in Montreal   who
says  that      he has     enlisted    in  the
i Mounted  Ritles for. -service  with     the
•bird contingent.
For selling liquor without a license
a woman on Saturday was lined by
J. H. Hamilton, police magistrate,
■'■'. ) and costs or In default of pay-
ji"iit three months.
i    A  pianoforte    recital  by  the pupils
. ;'   Miss  Ivy   lloyd   assisted     by    MiS!
Marjorie Boyd, violin.st. will be given in the High school on Friday
War stamps   t u  the   vnlm-  of   •;■'■•-. 15
have been sold by the local inland re
leparl ment    to be placed    on
Wines  held  iu stock by  hotels    ln the
-   •'lstoiie license district.
.1.  C.  Gore,     superintendent
Columbia   lake and  river ser
■ rvice of the   Canadian   |
my   passed    through    Kevelstok -
list  uis-'ht  on his  way   to  tlie
t -
;  costs  or  .
■   tehree months  ii
Ity  to  se .
a license.
• :      ...    ■
it '  p.m   Mus i
J. F. Clark of Vancouver is at the
Hotel Revelstoke.
Fred Clark of Grand Porks Is at
the Hotel Revelstoke.
G. S. McOarter returned ,tbis morning from a trip to Spoknne.
Mrs. E.H.S. McLean will not re
CetKve on Saturday or again for a
G. A. Staples of Vancouver registered at the Hotel Revelstoke yetter-
A. Mcllae has given the
Scouts tbe use of the old post
tice ns .., ball and club room.
C. Newsome,
J. Thomson,
| Total
|   Victory  over
| Total
Johnsons  ol  136
tbey can  usually  give a good exhibition. The line-up will be as follows:
ind   Dow  won  by
102 pins,
TODAY.-Kid Regani Hands,
in '-' parts, with Anna Littie.
The Black Hands, rt' riling
comedy kids. The Blighted
Spaniard, another goo'l UOo
comedy Daughti-r Of Tin Sheep
THURSDAY The Trey 0.
Hearts. As Thc Crow Flies,
episode o. Lights and Shadows
2 parts. For Love Or Money,
with Eddie Lyons nnd Lee
FRIDAY.— ZudOTfc, ?»0,m**O,f>(i0
Mystery. A Raid On The Mad
■   ■
•   ■
obn   !..
Atklng,        t ■   A. Mc
.st.oners for t.he same,  pis
Rendell,      Kit	
iilor Thomas  i Tho-
ith I ■
Luther   0   Lamson Fraser
Sfork;  Mai
, h,e      ' r men   of    the
Red  Cross S'.rflety    makes
appeal to the   tvoraen   ol   Re>.
n  their eflorts to con
tribute ,   which   are  so con
stantly  being asked for  by th'
cal   war   a  I   0  Itll .   Mrs.   OS      Mc
Carter has char ■ of t.i le art.met,t
of  the we.r-.   and SekS all  the  women
to ether >• 'i to ber house ■ i to tht
meetings of the society In the Y. M.
C, A. on Wednesday aft*™.on    anv
(e.ld  liri'-nn  or Cotton    they may have
pillow eases,       heets,    undo wear—In
fact an'.thl  g that Is rib   n  and white
|will  be mont      acceptable and useeful
N'e    Hi    ' I itdSreSd    tOO   Small
ns the bsndagei 'ave al] to be wrnp
ped   In   eotton     before    sterilising,
j Every person  Is    usl.ed to     have     a
shnre In this  work.
1 Mrs. DoUgluS Turner left for the
coast on Thursduy laBt and will be
absent for two or three  weeks.
W. A Bmytho announces the coming
on March 26 of "Bringing up Father"
said to be a great  musical comedy.
Frank Mercy charged with vagrancy
appeared before the police magistrate
yesterday and was given three hours
ito leave town.
A sad' d concert under the auspices
of the Women's Canadian club will be
held in the Empress theatre on Sunday, March 21.
■I. Poland appeared before police
magistrate J. H. Hamilton this
morning charged with vagrancy. The
case was dismissed.
The mother of a child wbo was not
attending school was summoned this
morning and an order mas made by
the magistrate that the child must
he sent to school.
Amongst the British merchant
ships suuki by the Germans ofl Havre,
was the Toko Maru carryiug 97,iK)n
carcaBCS of frozen mutton as a gift
from the people of New Zealand to
the Belgian sufferers,
I John Connors charged with the
theft of $U from the person of L.
Anderson appeared before J. II.
Hamilton, police magistrate, this
morning. The case was dismissed. C.
E.  G'lllan appeared for the  defence.
Tonight at the Empress theatre
"Kid Regans Hands" In two parts
will he tbe main feature. Tomorrow
night Episode No. 9 of "The Trey
of Hearts" wil'i be shown. Uu Fri
day "Zudora" will he presented, and
en Saturday "Ab .We Journey
Through Life."
Miss Enu M. McAdam, tbe young
lad] who recently invented a trench
shield to be used by the Boldiers in
forcing then way up to tne Genu.in
trenches, is Col. Sam Hughes' private secretary, and was boru In 01
tawa. She is a most clever young
I idy and is a niece ot Mr>. Geo. Km.
berly of Revelstoke.
A surprise party was gi\e.n to Mr.
and Mrs. 1 .G. l.eosch by a number ol
their friends on Weduesda-, last. Tbfc
party met at the home ■ f Mr. and
Mrs. C.J. Treat, and from there pro
ceeded tu the home i.f Mr. and Mrs,
P.G. Leosch, where cards were'played
until midnight. A dainty luncb w..s
••■I M-d  and  music  and dancing     wen
a to
tne third ■ • :.' ai rived in the
City on  Sunday   iftemoon  from     the
ty  co: -
Sergt R.   La-
:   'A a'
Ubert   R. Duti H
illlv ,||
T   WU
of    sharp
th   fr'.tit
Pirates Winners of
Well Contested Match
On Monday evening in the Y.M.C.A
gymnasium the regular baBket bull
game of the senior league was played
oh* between the Pirates and tbe Dio
Hards. The game started at s.3b and
ithc teams lined up as IoIIowb:
1'irates.    Mcl.eo'l.  |;     liruce,  f;  Burridge,   c;     Haug,   g;      Mullholaiid,   g;
Die  Hards.—Sibbald, f;      Purvis,  f;
White,  c;  Coursier,  g;  Woodland,  g.
|   The  ball  had  not been in play    half
a minute before     the     Pirates     had
scored a goal,     and vcry soon    after
they  netted  another  giving them      a
good lend. The play during the      tirst
few      minutes      looked as it     the  Die
Hards were going to get a good  beat
lng  uful  that there was going to ihe  a
very   high  score,   but it  was not vcry
long before the Die     Hards recovered
themselves and  made some  very   nicu
plays;   Purvis coining  in     for  a good
share of the baskets.      In   all during
the  lirst half   he   shot   live baskets,
and  these came in very handy     when
the  .score  was counted up  at tbe   end
of tbc half and it  was found  that the
Die Hards    were      leading      by seven
points, the score being 16 to 9.
i    In the second  period    the      Pirates
decided thai  if they were     to   scand
any show in the game     they      would
have to have Charlie  Newsome in tlio
lineup,  so  when     the    whistle    blew!
Ch ii lie made his appearance and   the i
tepm took heart agiiu,    the     Becond
half   was more  exciting  than   the tii'Bt
as  both sides worked hard and      the |
blackboard showed that the score was I
climbing up all  the  time,, soon     thc j
Pirates wer" tied with     their oppon- j
ents, and nfter hanging there     for   ., ;
while the score gradually mounted up
for the Pirates till at thc end ol  the j
gain-  they  had     seven     more points j
thff.n the Die Hards,  of these     New-
some got four,  Bruce  two and    Burridge  one,   while  thc  Ble HardB   did
nothing  in  the shooting     line  except |
net one foul goal. The linnl score was
21 to 17 in favor of the  Pirates.
9175,000 of the company's shares of
which $750,000 has been subscribed
by the general public. I   New Comers.—J.L. Hay, (Capt.) O.
J. W. Dixie appeared on Field, A.E. Rose, C. Newsome, W.
behalf of UUiuidator Stewart, p.ews, J.H. Lyons,
aud obtained from Chief Justice , Business Men.—W. H. Wallace
Hunter leave for the Dominion Trust | (Capt.); Dr. Dent, J.Q. McKinnon, R.
company to sue the Salmon Arm jD. Colplts, L.W. Wood, T.E.L. Tay-
Estat.es to force the fulfilment of its jor>
security for the $145,000 debentures,
"The interest is in arrears, and has
been so since January 2," Bald Mr.
In a chamber summons the Dominion Trust company aBks to huve Andrew Stewart appointed receiver and
manager ol the property in the interest of the bondholders and shareholders, lt is understood that most
of the creditors were willing to give
the company an extension of time,
but this wns opposed hy  Mr.  Coburn,
Cooks like Coursler.'B Coal.
The ladies of the Relief 8ociety will
be pleased to receive old or new magazines to he sent to the guards along;
the lines of communication. The literature may be left at A.E. Kincaid'*
office. t.f.
Corns removed by a new method,
solicitor for Walkervillc inter, sis whc) No cutting, no pnin. For a few day»
hold the outstanding debentures. As only, apply Roy McDonald's harhw
ahout 400 acres of the property     are  phop.
now in fruit trees
have  u   practical
to take care of the trees.
it is desirable    to
manager  retained
This cening in the Y.M.O.A. gymnasium the usual weekly games of
Volley hull will he played. The lirst
game, which is scheduled for 7.30
o'clrck will he between the French
Recr>iits and the Scotch Reserves.
Those are the two crack teams of the
league, so a hot time is anticipated.
Everyone is invited to these games.
The probable line-up of the teams iy
ns follows:
French Recruits.—W. LeGallais,
(Capt.) T. Copeland, Dr. Heard, A
Woodland, .1.  Purvis, L. Dupont.
Srotch Reserves.—J. S. Ross,
ICapt.) D. Twiss, J. Little, E. Cor
ley, C. Sommerville.
The second game to be played immediately after tbc first match, wiU
lie between the Business Men nnd
thc New Comers. These teams are in
the snmo clnss at the game, snd
i.l'il, unable to play as fnst. a game
as  thc    Recruits    nnd    Mush   Enters,
CALT COAL luirnR all night.     Revelstoke General Agencies, Limited.
The house will keep warm all nlghr.
it you use Coursier's Coal.
Lump, stove and nut coal nt Com*
WANTED.—Girl  for    private     hou.-e-
work.   No  cooking.     Apply    Unior,
I    Hotel dining room.
WANTED.—Sewing  and    dressmaking
i    by  the day.  Miss R. McMahon  19S
First street   west,  Revelstoke.
FOR SALE.—Seed potatoes, special
selected true to type, 4 cents pet
pound. Ordinary marketable potatoes for seed, S2.00' per 100 pounds.
Free from scab or any other disease. Samples in A. E. Kinenid's
window. Apply.W.B. Smith, Boi
70et>,  Revelstoke,  B.C.
WANTED.—Would like four respect-
ahle parties to room nnd hoard.
Price $(i.00 a week. Apply tc 24
First street, east, next to Y.M.
0. A.
Go Alter the Chicken Business!
Dr. Rush's Chick Food. Cracked Corn.
Wheat, Bran, and Shorts for sale at
Ragtime Doubles:
Innovation at Y.M.C.A.
The    ■ - ■ ' :           d     ol
t>hs    two      if -r •       owlin,'
'X       .',n*0'
wan   .
Flag time doubles will commence on
March 15. This is a new feature at
the Y.M.C.A. howling alleys. As several have requested that a settee of
games be run otf in ragtime louhles,
nrran'-rements have been made to do
SO, nd one or; two rivics formed for
the governing of the trnmes.
If certain number of pins is made
by a pair of howlers, it remains for
a pair to drop in and try to roll up a
higher score, No schedule will be
drawn up s<> that any two who feel
like trying, can do so at a moment's
One rule governing the competition must be borne in mind viz.:
that any two .vine are abOUt to howl
iii's, must notify the otliee
the gai lommences, that such
et   to   be   played.      No
two     bow] allowed to howl
na- together in  the
b t   na  one bowler can
bow] iu'-    is pleases bim,
II  , i ■ ,it       partner
be i."aIs.
ag t, 1. tibies will commence
ada),  March  16, and wilk    run
i i  16,  Inclusive
an ih v.hi i,,. tin' paii    put.
ting up the   ii,.i,   t   total    score     of
piDs for   thin'  games.       Iho entrance
■ te  match »U1   i.e five rents,
which goes tieweiii a prise   There will
bs first  prize and  Second if   ."Ullicieiit
K-'trnH are  howled  In ru  i in tee same.
II' ys are going practically all
the tin,'      id   , g ime i nn    he  bowled
off  without   any      previous      arruirge-
,ment.   \nv   otbci     Information     on
tb<as< ; bs gladly given   by
'   ' ' at y.
Hello I    STECIAL   Hello!
Will be weighed Saturday Night, March 13, at 9.00
FREE - A $5.00 Pair of  Shoes - FREE
For Sandals, Canvas and Tennis Shoes
Millinery Opening
March 16th, 1915
Salmon Arm [state
Subject of Lawsuit
Prootetdlngs to is^e charge of   thr
Salmon   Arm      Kstntes,     a     conrern
Which  OWni  ^"' aires  of fruit   lands
nt Salmon Ann,  were begun by    the
! liqiildntoi   "f     tho     Dominion Trust
j rompanv   "n Saturday,     The  Domin
ion Trust company own? iUa.OOO    of
  .the   debentures  out ol    a total    issue
DECLINE SUBSTITUTES, i     .ai   ir.,   owns   about
under the management of Miss
Call will be open to your inspection on MARCH 16, 1915.
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