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Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigation centre between Calgary
and > tbe Pacific ocean.
The Mail-Herald
 t t
Published twice 'weekly—Read
by everyone—The recognised
advertising medium for tho
city and district.
Vol. 22-No. 76
$2.50 Per Year
Numerous Classes in Y.M.C.h
Gymnasium—Speakers at
Religious Meetings
Tlie fall ih now approaching and
Tuvitli it comes tlie opening of the Y.
M.c.A. gymnasium, The Y.M.C.A. ol
this city in planning a bin program
Ior the winter's activities along these
linen, ami Indications bid fair [or a
good tunc in store (or all members
bl the several classes, The outline
Ior the classes will he much tlie same
uh last year. The school hoys will
have two classes, junior anil senior.
The high sell.ml hoys will have their
class anil a successful year is looked
forward to in that department. The
■senior class has lost li good many of
itH old members, but the new men
•who have come to town are expected
to "fill the gap."    The Benlor class is
Fruit and Rowers Presented to His Royal Highness
at Station on Sunday—Makes Enquiries as to
Climate and Schools of Revelstoke—Commends
Work Jf Women's Canadian Club
Second Division of High School
First in Province in Physical Training
His royal hglmcss the Ihikc of t In r then' were cadet corps nr hoy
Connaught, /overnor general of Can-! scouts Jn the city. He also made en
ada, passedihrough the city on Sun- hulrlea   as   '" "'" '',1'"" 1""',m"u"1
/,   , . ,, camp and as to  the  number of aliens
day, bis sp/cial tram travelling    us      ,     ... .. ...
and soldiers In connection with it.
the Becondiection of No. 2.   While at     ,hs Roya] hlghneBB wa8 „,.,,,, lnter.
the   statins   tlie   Duke   accepted   gilts   ested    In     learning what  tlie Womens
of fruit aul Sowers from the Womens Canadian Olub was doing ln Revel-
Canadian Club, which were presented Btoke and especially commended tbe
by a deputation from the club consist sale ol flowers at the station for the
lng of Mrs. H. N. Coursier, president Soldiers Comfort club. He mention-
of the <Uih and Mrs. W. Bews and ed that when in Ottawa be had ad-
Miss MfKay. One specially tine bo- dressed the Canadian club there.
quet was presented consisting of red, • His royal highness appeared to take
white and blue dowers tied with rib- much  interest  in  the  interview.     He
one ..f the big things in association bona ()f „,milar colors aml bearingi a Bhook ham|s wit!| ,,„.,, mmV$t 0, the
work, and although the number may cnrd     with t„ inscription "greetings deputation and greeted  ir  with cord-
lie small  the live wires keep it     Ko
ine. The business men will have their
c!'»ss going in full swing as soon as
their first appearance is made. Tho
most enjoyable and most beneficial
class in the gymnasium has enough
enthusiast ie pushers In its membership to make a pleasant task for the
Close leader any time. The night
workers and men who are free in the
morning will have their regular classes as usual, these' are the busy inen,
and   although the number has     1 n
Revelstoke hoth in summer and win- Tuesday of last week. The governor
ter, asked particulars regarding the general and staf! are returning to Ot-
Revelstoke schools and enquired whe-|tawa.
from thc Womens Canadian Club."   A   iality.   The duke's t iur has been     of
box of choice) fruit similarly decorat-  an entirely 'military character und thc
ed   was presented and other beautiful   interview in  Revelst-.ke  was  the only
Rowers for decorating the duke's car.   one of an unofficial  character   which
The deputation was introduced     by   be has granted during his tour of the
.1.   M.   McKny,  Canadian l'acific rnil-   west.   With     his royal highness were
way  superintendent of the Revelstoke  Col.      Stnunton,   military   secretnry,
district to Ool. Staunton, the Duke's Major   Dull of the Gordon Highland-
military secretary,   by  whom   it  was  ers, who was wounded in the retreat.
introduced to the governor general,    ifrom Mons, and Lieut. T.ee, his Ai, i~).
His royal highness, who met the de-  C.   Superintendent McKay joined the
, putation on the platform,     exjiressed  train  at  Kamloops  and  accompanied
his pleasure in receiving the gifts and   it as far ns     Field,    altogether 7,'iOOe
promised that the fruit should ibe   on  troops at Vernon, Vancouver and Vic-
more of the busy men will grasp their hls    tftWe    ftt   luncheon,   He made! toria have been inspected   since    the
opportunity    and  "get  in"  on     the
busy mens class.
The employed boys will have a regular class on  the usual  nights and a
larger membership is hoped for.   Few
of the boys realise bow i<illy a lmnch
tUis class usually  is and what a goad
time   tbey   have,   ami   ..f   course      the
blggei tl • class the more fun there
Classes will be formed again this
year for the ladies. The school girls
will have their own  bright   little class
and tlie senior girls will have their
jolly bunch, and will probably become fast little basketball .md volley
ball players besides u-rtting bus of
fun out of tin' dancing and gym work.
Someone has suggested that there be
a class organized for .elder ladies and
the Idea seems a good one. If the older business men for instance get so
much enjoyment nnd benefit from the
gym w.erk, the ladies would probably
do the -..-: So if a sufficient number would like to form a clnfltl n is
possible that a very successful one
might Me pun. The ladies classes wil!
take the form of n girls league this
year as they did last year, i.n ibei
ship in the league entitling one to
the gymnasium  privileges.
The usual activities in the way of
basketball. volley ball and indoor
baseball will be promoted and leagues
will Me planned. Special work will be
done      in    the  way  of  instruction  in
swimming .and life saving and every
member may be able to swim when
summer again draws near.
This is a general lineup of the activities in the gymnasium for this
winter and Is Sttbjecl ■ i change. A
■ ■] pro [ram of classes and schedules will i iter.
Th" "thev activities at the Y.M.C.
A.  will  be      pushed  with  as  much  vi
gor i" 'i . and with the help
and interest  of old and pew members
id   program   will   be  carried      "ii
■throughout the winter months.
The bowling alleys, always a source
of i>lonsure. will resound to the tun"
of the maples, and Competitions nnd
tournaments Will be conducted regularly during the coming season. Tlie
alleys opened for the first time this
season on Monday evening, and quite
n number were on hand to try themselves out after an absence of severnl
months for the game, the highest
score rolled being 169 nnd the lowest
SS. but when the howlers begin to
have a little practice, the 20n mark
will  soon  be  reached.
The educational department '.'ill
commence its work some time during
the coming months, and all Interested members are asked to Ceime and
di' cuss i'ii" I for this work.
The religious work committee under
the leadership of F. Paulding bus met
.•oni arranged to open up the Sunday
Afternoon services for men on the first
Btinday of Octoher. These services
lunday for seven
months of the vear bnve always been
much en|ored bv the men. This yenr
hy Individual effort all look for a
Btlll deeper enlbiislnsm in tbe Christina   development   of  the   work,   ^peak-
Twelve more recruits for overseas
service, including a number of well
known lailwaymen, have enlisted in
Revelstoke With the intention of joining the "2nd Seaforth Highlanders.
They will leave for the coast as soon
as instructions and transportation
are received. Those who have enlisted are:
Allan Daniel Macdonald. born Nar-
boraboucble, age 28, next of Min R.
A. .Macdonald, Lourdes, Pictou, N. S.
conductor,  single.
Oeorge Edward Bell, born Rosevillo
P.E.I., age 81, next of kin Laura A.
Hell. Revelstoke, Canadian Pacific
railway  engineer,  single.
.lames a. Campbell, born Sea View,
P.E.I., age 33, next of kin Mrs. Eliza Campbell, Sea View, P.E.I., Canadian  Pacific railway conductor,  sin
James Ridpath Duncan, born Morden. Man, age 39, next of kin Mrs.
Eliza Duncan, Hun-ton, Man, conductor, single.
Robert McKillop, born Eden c.nin-
t\. West I.e.nn'. age M, next of kin
Ii. McKillop, Calgary, Alta., road-
master, sin :le.
.lames Mackenzie,   born  Antigonlsh
county, NM S., age 82, next of kin
Alex. Mackenzie, Edmonton, Alta,
hrakeman, single.
E. Taylor, born Ireland, age 40',
next of kin Mrs. E. Taylor, Revelst.ike, clerk, married.
John Duncan Calder. born Glengarry county, Ont, age 34, next of kin,
A. B. Calder, North Lancaster, Ont.,
miner,  single.
Sidney Smith Crowe, born Quebec,
age 34, next of kin Mrs. Annie Crowe
Revelstoke, bookkeeper    married.
Robert Smith, born Waterloo. Ont.,
age 32. next of kin Miss J.I\V. Smith
24 St. Clair ave., Toronto, Ont., surveyor, single.
George Elliott Ashton, horn Warden, Quebec, next of kin Daniel Ashton, father, same address, age 29,
brakeman, single.
Robert T.ee Roy Mclntyre, born
South Langdon, North Dakota, next
of kin F. Q, Mclntyre, Milden,
Sask,   ace 26,  hrakeman,   simrle.
J. H. EJsterbrooks, John f. Hughes, Richard Switzer, James  \   Swee
ney and Frank Murphy let'* t'e,lay to
I iln the 62nd battalion.
Alleged by Settlers
The examination for discovery     of
Robert     R.     Bruce of the Columbia
Valley Irrigated Fruit Lands,     Limited,     and J. S. Dennis, of the Canadian  l'acific railway, defendants  with
I the two companies named in tbe Wil-
,11101- land fraud suits, takes place this
! week     at Vancouver.   In these cases,
begun  about a year ago several settlers in the Windermere Valley,     allege thai they were induced byjraud-
ulcnt     representations    to leave the
Old Country, invest (heir money     in
see .ailed   fruit   lands   around   Wilmer.
[B.     C,     as n result of which  they
claim      to have  lost, large sums     of
■   In British Columbia," "Infor-
m       ding     the  Columbia-
Kootenay      Valley,      Windermere,    B.
i'.." iiiiil "Fruit Lands In the Beautl
fui Windermere Valley of the Columbia River, JM ('., 1911." These pamphlets are said t.i have been issued
;h companies.
In refuting the descriptions In the
pamphlets the plaintifl ' statements
I of claim assert thnt thc lands mentioned are not proved orchard lands
and that apples of commercial valuo
cannot be grown thereon; that mixed farming cannot be carried on profitably on a 40 acre lot as alleged ;
that there is no local market for
fruit or produce: that the amount of
capital required to acquire a 40 acre
farm is grossly underestimated, and
that the probable returns during tho
first few years are quite  Impossible,
Al the meet [ng of the school, board
last night a letter wus read from
David Wilson, secretary of tbe Strath
iona trust for British Columbia, no
t ilyinr the board thai the second division   uf   the   high   school   had       Won
in st. prize (or physical training and
enclosing a cheque for $16.60, one
third of the prize, The prize is divided    between    tbe teacher and the
i Miss hi the proportion Of two thirds
to the teacher and one third to the
The letter said that the cheque was
''one third of the lirst prize for physical training awarded to James Gordon, teacher of the second division of
Revelstoke high school from the funds-
set aside hy the local committee of
the Strathcona Trust for British Columbia for physical training prizes iri
high and Buperlor schools during
1914 16. ruder the conditions of the
competition the amount must be expended for a picture or some piece of
apparatus suitably inscribed for the
division in which  it  was won."
All awards in the competition for
prizes for physical training are made
on the recommendations of the high
school inspector and the respective
public school inspectors.
For competition among the high
and superior schools of the province
during 1914-16, thc local committee
of the Strathcona Trust allotted the
sum of $150 for physical training and
directed that this amount lie divided
into five prizes as follows: 1st. $50 ,
Snd, $40; 3rd, $30; Ith $20; 5th, $10.
The local committee also set aside
$976 for physical training prizes in
the graded and common schools of
the province. The sum of *7i" wns
thus allotted to each ins|iectorntc to
i i' divided into three |iri/es, viz: 1st,
$3-5;  2nd,  $35;  3rd, $15.
The     prizes aie awarded to     those
r  is   which   most  nearly  meet    the
conditions of physical training outlined by the Strathcona Trust, and it
is suggested by the local committee
tbat the inspector shall allot marks
when inspecting physical training on
the following plan: 20 per cent, to be
alloted for discipline, orderliness and
cleanliness, the discipline and orderliness to be judged during the ordinary school-work as well ns during
physical exercises; 35 Jier cent, for
fhe performance of physical exercises
of prescribed text book; 45 per cent,
for general physique and health of
the sehool. The manner in which the
children sit nt the desk and carry
themselves when walking or standing
nre carefully noted, an erect carriage
being of prime importance.
The teacher to whom nn award is
made shall be entitled to two-thirds
of the prize, tbe other third t.i be expended for a picture or some piece of
apparatus ('suitably Inscribed) for the
room  iu  whicli  it   was  won.
The hoard decided to aelt the city
council to have a str liner Installed
in the high school water malm
A letter was received notifying the
board that a case of minerals for the
high srhool had been forwarded from
the department of education at Victoria.
(Continued on Pare 2)
I'M ee of these settlers nre heing re-
pri i ted bv Messrs. Cowan, Ritchie
X- Ciint. and Mr. Dixie, of this firm,
is carrying on the examinations for
dl ■  i ery this week.
Both Bruce and Dennis are alleged
to hnve made the misrepresentations
which led to the plaintiffs' Investment of their A the two
companies are said to have been pnr-
tli       Phe    misstatement are alleged
to have been  made orally nnd in   Certain pamphlets entitled "A New Fruit
Tuesday was a busy day in Cranbrook police court Six cases which
included a total of twelve culprits,
were tried.
D. C. McGregor, mayor of Kaslo,
was found dead in bed. He was a
Kootenay old timer, having lived iti
the district  about  80 years.
One colonel and four lieutenants
■ internment camp at
Fernie. The former ret ;" a day,
nnd thc lutter $2.25 each.
Duke Commends Soldierly
Bearing of Fifty-fourth
The following is an extract from a
letter to Mr. and Mrs. L. Somes,
from their son (Ieorge, a private in
li  Co.,  54th  battalion:
"And now to tell you ol the review before the duke. I wish you
could have seen it. We were flrst of
all drawn up, each unit separately,
in companies, and he rode between
! the companies Inspecting the men and
I Speaking to a few who had no service ribbons and to all who had. jVoii
. would certainly be surprised at tho
number of men wearing service ribbons. We then marched juisl in pla
toons, the duke having taken his Jiost,
at the reviewing post. Then wo
marched back in company column to
our previous position and saluted,
and then marched past in columns of
fours and inti) our lines. The duko
expressed surprise at the condition "f
tbe troops for the length of time wo
i have been training, and romplimcnt-
ed both oflicers and men very highly."
Finances Suffer Through War and Lack of Lumber
Mills—Financial Statement to be Prepared for
Publication Directors Elected — Wish to Treat
Wounded Soldiers
The N'ew Ontario Government House
Is to be finished and ready hy October.
\t the annual meeting "f the Revelstoke   lleispitiil  society,   held  at  the
hospital last nigbt, ihe following "f-
iiniii    were    elected f"t the coming
President   T,  Kilpatrick
iBt Vice President—R. Gordon
2nd \ice President   A.  I'M Kincaid
Committee—Ai. McRae, W. 1). Armstrong,  C.   R.  Macdonald,   Rev.  C.   A.
procunier, Rev, J. C, McKenzie and I'M
B.   Wells.
Managers of Am iv. head hospital, '.'.
Cooper,   J. E.   Bland     and     W. R,
Managers  of  Chase  hospital,   W.   K.
Lammers, H, K. Haylock and A. E,
Mr. Armstrong stated that he had
been secret ary t reasui er of the hospital  board  for  S years  and  that   the
responsibility was too great. He
suggested     that a finance committee
be appointed to go over all bills and
accounts before tlie regular meetings.
lie was willing to continue to keep
the books and do all the secretarial
work for the society without remuneration.
Tbc following finance committee
was elected: A. B. McCleneghan, .1.
M. McKay and R. Cordon. Tin' An
ance committee was also instructed
t.i examine outstanding accounts With
a   view  to  collection  of  them.
The financial statement showed that
there was a deficit of about $260.00 a
ni, uith last year. This was explained hy conditions caused by the war
and by the fact thnt no lumber mills
have been running in the vicinity.
The expenses Of the hospital had been
reduced  in every way   possible.
A vote of thanks was passed to lhe
Ladies Hospital Guild for the work
performed by it last year and for
the interest it had taken in the affairs of the hospital, and also to the
citizens who had individually made
grants to the hosjiital during tbe
past year. A vote of thanks was
also passed to the president and the
secretary for the interest they had
taken  in   the' affairs of the hospital.
T. Kilpatrick explained that enquiries had been received asking how many cases of invalided soldiers could be handled if necessary am! be'thought there
c.uhl be no better way of assisting
the funds of'the hospital if the authorities Could he got  in   tOUCh   '■ Ith.  I In
the suggestion of Or. WM H. Sutherland    it  was decided that the secretary get  in  touch  '■' Iti   Dr.  Do
ty   at  Ottawa,   who   had  charge      of
this  matter.
Mr. McCleneghan thought   I
board could not do letter than communicate with R. l-M Green, M.P., in
the mntter who would understand the
ie " i' rn.    11"     was  sure     Mr.  Gri •■!!
would do everythim;  in  hi
assist  them.
iln  tie'  motion  ,,f  .1.   M    Ml Kay    it
was     decided     tee bai e the I
prepare a full flnancl lenient   of
the  seiciety  and  to  bun,-   It   t..      the
public through the pi i "a:   at-
• i i-l i.en        to   the   fa."     '
should 1"' given to tin- n i ty. It
was also decided that
tee be appointed  to ;.• t Lad
les l fospltal Guild with refer nee   t..
arranging al t i tl
There  were  pn •   the  meeting,
T. Kilpatrick. c. R. Macdonald, Dr.
Sutherland, \. McRae, ll. NM Phillips
Vi. A. Foote, Ii. Gordo . J. M. McKay and \s. D. Armstrong.
The president's address was as
"Gentlemen:- 1 Meg to   present
vou the fourteenth am.ual report
the   Revelstoke  Hospital   society,   and
regrel that the showing for tl
'. ear Is not a more favorable
owing     to the universal bard times,
due  in  a  great measure   to  the  world
wide  war.   the  hospital  has  also    suffered.
The     revenue from  paying i
and      Contract patient
considerably from last year, Tl
ter is owing to the ('.I't:
paying fees direct to tbe C.P.R, Employees Medical association of 1 I
('■.lumbia and (he lumber companies
doing practically nothing. The expenses have been very greatly twinced nt the hospital In nearly nil
but th" balance sln.ws in the statement submitted on the wrong side.
JJcrhapB,  under the circumstances wo
have occasion t" congratulate ourselves   that   it   is no worse.
The Medical   Superintendent's     report as submitted, Bbows a considerable falling ..ll from  last   year in tho
I number ut patienU treated and hospital .lays.
There aie but four trained nurses
on the ..tail at present, und eight probationers. Miss Raymond has taken
the place of Miss Matheson as matron. Hi'1 latter having joined the stafl
of thr Overseas Base Hospital. I am
quite sure that Miss Raymond will
prove mosl capable and efficient in
everj  way.
The Chase tal  has been closed
since last i icl ei but we are still
taking care of the Adams River Lumber company's employees who aro
i aying fees to this society.
The Ladies Hospital guild are taking every Interest In the work of the
hospital, and I trust they, or tho
citizens at largi will not forget in
the many calls on their charity, the
great need of the home institution as
it is quite as necessary to care for
the sick and unfortunati at home as
it is to care for those righting the
battle of the country.
The hospital staff havc been most
loyal, and . ne and all are doing Men
best to eel thi .Mercd conditions,
and ari ig the utmost econo
my in every way.
There have been no complaints at
our service, and all wbo have had occasion to enter the hospital have only praise for the treatment  accorded.
I bave te. tMank rou gentlemen for
your Interest ind attention to the affairs .if the hospital, and I am quite
sure you will not allow the Interest
to abate t ery pi issible     we.
have a hard year ahead.
The medical superintendent's report
was as  follows:
Number eef patients remaining in
1 e.^.ital  July 31st,  1914, iS6.
Number ol tlents remaining in
hospital July "   in.
Total      !'.. e-.  I  during  the  vear      ~.
Total nun ber of hospital days
•   '   number   mil    I    i • i -ations
Total number medical rases
Total  number surgical  cases
'lumber maternity  i
1 lut I'  tients ti 'partment
Te.tai number - \ -.ses
Ti it al
Fell of Rock Causes
Death at Cambie
A rock fall roof of  the
tunnel     at  > .- Unlay  caused
ith e.f Mike a contract
tor,  agt ;  .:ier    Hi
im  ll. S. McL an   iei ii< .1 by L.
H"w. on of R. H     .- left for
Ide it on Sunday
the vei
to bis
death by a
• "     The
body   ■■. v Mi
i i        m, the (ui■■
terdaj undertak
Ing pai loi t, Rev. J, C   McK ei   le    of-
■ ing.
Build Comprassor
at Ncontfay Mine
a pipe line to suji-
ply  power for the operation     of     a
mine  near  Sandon   Is  I
I at onct ice   White,
manager    of    tl ty.   A corn-
drills is   to
f    ol
Is  available.
V lowi •   ■      el. No. 3.   is
ae oi"
is being taki - l.Tbo
a drift for • a vein
of concentrating the big
1 ody t-.nnel
the pre-
has been Installed.   Thii  will give   a
depth   e.
a carload of smelting ore
has been taken out and is awaiting
shipment. fAGK TWO
ttbe riDaU-lberalb
S.V'IKl'W    AT
rJ7Vl iii -Herald Publishing-
Company, Limited
<£    (",.   ROOKS,  Manager and Editor.
of   wanton   wastage   of   public   funds"
which should Immediately cease,     if
(he Libera] party should be returned
tee power this view would, no doubt,
prevail, the building of the automobile road would cease and Revelstoke
as n tourist cent re would be wiped
oil the map.
unlay next Wolfe,  or the Conquest of
Quebec.   Prof. Ohorlton late ol     the
Rex  theatre  will   be  back  in  the  Em-
press orchestra on Monday.
Plans for Winter Work
Judging from the remarks of Liberal newspapers the ambitions and
aspirations     ol  Revelstoke could ex
pel t    litl le   of   syiupal liy   or   fostering
cat.     from    a Liberal     government.
ling  to I lie  label al  press  Revelst..ke  has  I n  the  pampered child of
Conservative governments, both at
i iii;-. .'.a and \ Ictoria, Opposition
i..-v. spapei - hi .'■ again and again
pointed to the Revelstoke courthouse
as a      public work,  warranted neither
iy the present development nor by
tht prospects for the future of the
City e.r district. Other public works
in the Revelstoke district have heen
similarly criticised, but the favorite
subject for denunciation by the Liberal press is the Revelstoke national
park and the automobile road in connection with it. If the Liberal party
had Its way the development of the
Revelstoke park would, evidently, be
discontinued, for Liberal organs see
In the development of the park nothing but an unwarrantable waste of
public   money.
The latest attack upon the policy*)!
the government in developing the
Revelst ike national jiark is made by
the Greater Vancouver Chinook, a
1 aper which strongly supports tin-
Liberal party and whose views arc
generally representative of the most
influential Liberal opinion. It describes tin lend as a "sop to the elect' rate" and as a "crazy scheme "1
building an automobile highway to
I •• summit eef Mount Revelstoke. a
mountain overhanging the town,
some six thousand tive hundred feet
v sea level, and Inaccessible for
• - ■ • •; tbs of tl > ■'..; on account
of the tremendous .- . iwfall." Jt de
clares that "from twenty t" flftj feel
■ J snow is ibe us ..i v. mter fall
Aie mount ad says     the
i   . • .   lonely Bpol
' Kn,   winds   for
i miles in a more or
te to a preclpict of
!■ - -. ■ ii tain, 'Me ■     ■   9l
; •    I building  • it    thus
the mosl ies   ol
'   •■
J er]   trated
build ■
I  ,M Ill w Mat
.- '    .
Revels!        . thai
l.' '.• Istoke   M ■ ■    ■
■    ■
Btoke national
i account of I
(Pith I
at r-.' !i Ideas    i
; .   "a
i :
The presentation of fruit and flowers to the Duke of I'onnaught by the
Womens Canadian Club was a graceful
and thoughtful tribute to Canada's
popular and pat lie die governor general. It will also serve to Impress
the name of Revelstoke upon the
duke and his stall and in other respects will be a useful advertisement
of   the  city.
The Chinook i lain rail . W. .1. Dowser is in thr hospital undergoing an
operation.   Mr. Bowser     may     make
uii. ; .nos, may g'i even further, but
there is one thills' about him that
commands the respect of friend and
foi-   he always  faces the music.
.Summerland Review: We teach children grammar that they may know
bow to speak correctly; arithmetic
that they may know how to calculate
correctly in their business transactions; but more Important to tbem
than either is a knowledge of the
laws of life and health, thut they
may know how to avoid disease, and
eat, drink, sleep, bathe, breathe—in
short to live correctly. This knowledge does not come by instinct any
more than a knowledge of grammar
Medicine Hat Times: The British
Columbia provincial government has
just decided to extend financial assistance to a smelting enterprise
which promises to exert an important
Influence upon the problem of zinc
production in that province and
which will as an immediate development have the efleet of placing in operation at Nelson a demonstrative
plant. Just Imagine the metamorphosed Alberta government doing
anything s . useful for the people   as
an   industry.
The  prisoners  are  interned  upon  the
Austrian and  Hun and Turk;  while
armed men
Patrol      with      steadfast  step   and
eager ken,
Stemming     the     tide of Kaiserdom ;
The   A.llies   blast,   the  roots   of      tbat
foul tree
Whose shade  polluted Europe many
a year,
Whose     fruits—the  widow's  curse—
Ibe orphan's tear;
Now  falls,  alas!   all  too abundantly.
At curfewbell,  I  sometimes     faintly
The   martial   bugle;   visioning    that
(If      stagnant      trench,   and   bloody
fray   afar,
(hi     Flanders'      fields   and    Austrian
mountains drear;
Or where inviolate under     walls     of
The     silent     watchers     guard  the
mighty main,
Where      British   bulwarks  dominate
And hold Von Tirpitz under hatch at
Night     falls,  and over Bcgbies'   tri-
fold crown,
Ajipears a lonely star; emblem     of
And jieace to tired nature;  grant it
Oh Lord, that from thy lifted throne,
I Peace may descend  a troubled world
to still.
Peace     with     an open and eternal
Arrayed     to guard thc future—but
j The prisoners  are  interned  upon  the
0.  P.
Clearview,  Revelstoke,  B.   C,  1915.
(Contiuuod from Page One.)
ers have heen arranged for each Sim-
Miy in Octoher, nnd services will he
held as indicated below. The meetings will .open as has been the custom with a 15 minute song service,
at 3.45, when the men are privileged
to choose any hymn desired.
Special music and singing will be
provided on thc flrst Sunday of October, the Rex orchestra consenting
to play at the opening service. The
sjieakers will be:
Octoher 3, Rev. 0. A. Procunier.
October 10, T. Pngdin.
October 17, Rev. Lashley Hall.
October 24, F. Paulding.
October 31, Bong service.
It is hoped that all men in the
eo' unity who have the time to
spare will take full advantage of
these  services.
j    Fernie Free Press: l'i' till today 1'55
gun licenses have been issued from the
Ferine    government    oflic.es.   Grouse
and   bear  are  very   plentiful   this year
hut it  is a little early yet for deer.
Fernie Free Press : Prohibition does
not seem to he a very live issue in
Fernie and from the present outlook
some of the big speakers who are
headed this way from the coast will
not meet with a very warm reception.
Several people of Kaslo have been
taking advantage of the red fish sea-
seen in jiutting up a winter supply -of
red fish, several barrels going down
from Lardo on each train. The Indians have fish traps set at the mouth
of Meadow Creek, from which they
are taking from 500 to 1000 fish daily
Potatoes     are     $1.25  per  sack at
Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
: Ceilings, Corrugated Roof-
, Furnaoe Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Shop -Connaught Ave.
LSTOKK      -      -    B.C.
Victoria     Colonist:    Mr.  Attorney-
Rein to bi i atulat-1
ed vi
ire com-
pa: t of the D
i. rs     ■■ ■!     thi        ivlncial  statutes,
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•   f ti
■  IT'
September 23-24, 1915
For full particulars apply to  any  C.P.R.   Agent
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made frqri selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West -Government inspected—approved by careful housewives eveiywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SU-
PER10RITI, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears.
\    ,	
Strictly First-Class
Rooms-Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co., Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
Suitably furnished with the
choicest the market affords.
Best   Wines,    Liquors   and
Cigars.     Rates   $1  a   day.
J. Albert Stone, Proprietor Monthly rates.
Union Hotel
A. P. LKVESQCE, Proprietor
Delicious Vegetables, &c, fresh from own Ranch
A. F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings aire held Ib
New MaBonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday iu each mouth at 8 p.m.
Vlelting brethren art cordially
JOHN  LEE,  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,  Sstfstary
late for giving I
ture at thi
Empress I
g'J'eel f,    Kll
■with I!
1 'atl ,    Kcvcl
• ill     III'
,.,..   I
PI ay ei    i,i iductli e   laugh
Also     ll"' I       rwl  Clubs,
(comedy with Ei  ■   ■        • <i    and  BM
■ h- I: , and,   Or !■'• idaj The .'■ '
:in   ejtcll e    ,. illi   Mut
tl irdaj and mat-
| Ince. Lublin present    T i     ' ramblers,
in .", pal I", showing t1 e woi king     ol
bunk robbers and tbeir (ate, On Hut,
Sporting Goods
Shot   Guns
Regular $15.00       Now $7 25
of all kinds, including the
famous U.M.C. and Dominion
Shooting    Coats
Guaranteed Waterproof. Regular $5.00. Now $3.00
Sturdy Hardware Co.
Baggage Ti unsferred
Distributing Agents and storage
Furniture .uni  Piano-moving a
StuM iality
Phone 46—276,   Nigbt PhoneM6
.'. il. CURTIS
>Revelstoke Lodge
Nu, 1085
Meets  every  second
and Fourth Tuesday
iu   the .Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.      ALLAN K. FYFE, Dlo.
II. I.. HAUG.Seo.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dres<aed.
So Second St., Revelatoke, B. 0.
li good poll y totblnkof the future
[t's still liettei pi ,' \ to provide against
lir misfortune it muy have iti store
Mn you, The - iresl way of protecting
yourself and family in a
wiili ii reliable company,   Tbe high
financial standing and long huKinpHe
ll'el eel        ill''        l> ' II etl'll.'l y       Agefni'iCS
makes    ii    absolutely    trustworthy,
Vour   time  mav  be n<Bar at   band.
e Don't delay.   Takeout u policy now.
A. E. Kincajd. Manager.
Meets  every    Wednesday evening
at    8  o'clock,    In  Selkirk Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  Invited.
R. GORDON, 0. 0.
I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Thursday evening In
Selkirk   Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting brethern cordially Invited.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
H will pay you to make
a call at
Fur Buyer and Exporter
OLD Town       Kkvklstokk, B.C.
before buying your outfit
of working clothes for the
bush, I make a specialty
of Logging ShoeH, I'ants,
S.ix, Shirts, Blankets, and
everything required in yonr
business. WEDNESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 22,  1915
WM is Doing ifl tlie Province
Rossland's hospital tag dny was
good for $578.
1915 taxes are coming in very
■slowly at Fernie.
Nakusp has contributed 4S men for
overseas service.
About 100 men are working in the
mines around Sandon.
0, F. H. Plncott of Rossland is
Kootenay's tennis champion.
Natal grown tobacco was shown at
Natal fair on Labor day.
Dairymen at Trail pay $2 a year
for a license to sell milk iu that city
Only one deer has,boon shot in the
Phoenll district since the season o|>-
ened.   It wlghed 28-1  pounds dressed.
Natal'8 1915 fall fair was not as
successful as exhibitions vf other
Over $300 of business was transact-
•ed at Nelson public market on Saturday.
Two Fernie Italians were fined $25
vach for shooting six grouse out of
The B. LM Telephone company will
spend .>l.*e.'! I improving its Nelson
system this fall.
C. H. .Jacks,ni. a Robson rancher,
has a stool of alfalfa that stands 9
feet high and ten inches across.
Every Idle tear.-, and every idle man
at Fernie have gone prairieward to
assist  in harvesting the big crop.
A   new   2!MMoot  reinforced concrete
| smokestack     is to be built on     the
| Trail smelter.   It wil!    be 14     feet
Patrick Quirk, who came into Kootenay in l'S'tH, and vlu_  "
j Steele     until
CHEWING GUM ; %■;.  .
lived   at Fort
1913, is dead at Port-
A public market started business at
Penticton on Saturday. The Red
Cross ladies have a booth in it where
they receive contributions of all
Greenwood Ljdge: The ranks of the
Home Guards are becoming attenuated for lack of enthusiasm. Many men
around town ivould rather look on
than  go throlgh their  facings.
B. Laird ol Wardncr lias on display
at Cranbroot a 27 ounce mush melon
the first ever ripened in East Kootenay. He has a total ci'oje of 2*0
pounds of them.
I'M H. McPhee reports tbat he has
ripened tomatoes on the vines at his
farm on St. Mary's prairie this year,
which he believes is tbe first time
that it has been done in the Cranbrook district.
Herald: Charles Long way, a driver
of one of the ore trucks hauling ore
from the Idaho Continental mine at
I'orthill, was accidentally killed Friday morning, when he fell iu front of
and was run over by a loaded truck
tun by R. Forbes. Longway's neck
was broken when the truck wheels
jiassed over his body and death was
Notes from the oMines
The Victoria mine at Nelson will
resume shipping ore to Greenwood.
This month Jatr.es Drum shipped a
■carload of ore from the Sally mine
•,, Trail.
R. K. Neal is working a zinc property at Salmo, aud shipping to
Springfield, Illinois.
The concentrator at Roseberry, it
is reported, will be remodelled, and
run on zinc ,.,re from the Lucky Jim.
Mr. Qreen of Nelson, has gone aw|ay
north of Athabasca to survey a
group of mineral claims recently
bonded to a syndicate by J. G. Devlin. He will receive $5,lti>i;- aud expenses for doing the work, and will return in December.
presented her with a basket that was
filled with fruit and flowers grown in
Revelstoke. Mrs. Taft was delighted
and said that she had not seen anything finer upon her entire trip. The
ladies in Revelstoke are adepts at advertising the resources of their city.
Their example should be followed by
the ladies of otber towns in this
glorious country of sunshine, fruit
and flowers.
Billy Sanders has taken up bis residence in South Hazelton, and"is one
of the principal owners of that town-
site. Billy lived in Kaslo 21) years
ago, and was one of Bob Green's
best friends. !
About 4l>0 men are working in the
mines around Sandon. Some times
the hotels are so crowded in this old
camp that cots for sleepers have to
be put uj) in the balls and parlors.
NM, danger in tins for nobody steals
sleepers in Sandon.
Earle Sexsmith was killed in an auto accident near Barkerville. He lost
control while changing gear on a hill
and the car plunged over the embankment. He had just enlisted and
was taking a last ride before going
to Vernon.
Prospects Bright in West
Says Winnipeg financier
Last week iM?.,.rge Hambly and Col-
nel  IMtker shipped a carload of   ore
t    ']'■.til. from their lease on the Sally group near Beaverdell.
Nearly KM men are working at the
Bluebell mint- >.n Kooteuay lake. Ore
.vas first dug out of this mine by
Hudson Bay men ir. 1925, some time
before Charley Sherwin struck the
Pat Gallager of Nelson is working
a mineral property that he recently
located. It is three miles south of
the Trail smelter, on the south side
of the Columbia river, one mile back.
Several large dykes and ledges cross
the face of the hill. Assays from the
surface give returns ns bigh as $1'3.50
in silver and (i per cent, copper. One
ledge is 30 feet wide. Ore resembling
that of the Nickle plate at Hedley
has been found in the shaft. Ore
from this mine can be trammed to
the smelter or the Columbia river.
When the Northport smeltet* opens it
will be nicely situated between two
The W's; Star mine is shipping ore
irom Chesaw,
There are at least 2,500 Americans
in the Canadian army. .
The Bluebird mine at Ue>ssland may
ipened this month.
Last month  iu Prince Rupert halibut     sol,!     as     high as six cents a
ie,.und. i
The tourist trade in B. IM this
summer was the greatest ever known.
If tbe h-i M-ville hotel ge.es dry
tbc thirst in Molson will be terrible
next  year.
It is nn: .red that some soldiers
trom Vernon will camp at Duncan
tins winter.
D. A. Thomas, thc coal king, has
some men drilling for oil along the
Peace river.
Last month thcre were 26 convictions in the police court at New
The     people of Vancouver are pay-1
ing tbeir taxes better than they did
last year.
So far there is no rumors about
anyone buying the smelter at Boundary Falls.
Nearly all the big hotels ln tbo
Eastern States arc now using Prince
Rupert  halibut.
Hugh McPherson died in Prince Rupert last month. He was nn old
timer  in  the north.
There' is plenty e.f poker in the Vei-
noti camp, but Bob McTaviih never
takei a hand lie has sworn oil until
jjter   tbe   war.
lu Bil vert on, Harry Wilson has mm
of  the   biggest   Stores   in   tbe   west.    It
mii'iit gel blggei if Harry would  put
an ml  in  The Ledge
This summer in Petrolia, Ontario,
a sunflower was grown, that reached
a height of 15 feet.
In a runaway accident at Alexandria, Mrs. Sing Lee lost an eye and
bad her skull fractured.
Sir Mackenzie Boweli is 92 years
old. He worked in a Belleville print-
ing office SO years ago.
In the north at Barrett lake Sam
Bush has bonded his copper claims
to R. P. Trimble for $75,000.
Nearly all the time there is somebody in front of a bar in Silverton.
M.i i Mer Dan must he happy.
The stampede to Swamp river in
the Cariboo is over. The prospectors
found more clay than gold.
This summer near Chesaw a COW
fell into an old cellar, and was nrt
found  until she had starved  t>> death.
0.  N.  Crowell,  who built the     dry
ele.i'k  at   Prince Rupert, has tht    i   D
tract to build a similar one at Galveston,  Texas.
In the Bulkley Valley tbis year the
hay croji was i.i t. •-. The lumber of settlers in the valley are rapidly increasing.
Three live beavers were recently
shipped from Kelowna to Vancouver.
This is a live stock shipment that is
rarely Been on a railway.
About 100 men are employed in return; the old smelter Northport ready
for operations. The smelter is furnishing the town with lfi street lights.
Th,' Kaslo papei says that the peo-
jde who stuck to New Denver thr.eush
long years of adversity are now in
clover, it is Meet known who spread
tin' beautiful white plant all over the
townslte, but it is likely the seeds
came in wub e load .ef bay.
Mrs. Taft. wife of , \ • e Idenl Taft
and a large pat';, ol relatives, recent',   |ia«seil  through  Revelstoke   on
their  way  t,,  tb,. cast.    They      were
met   nt   the  station   by   several   lad.es
of tbe Womens Canadian Club, who
A. M. Natiton, one of tbe directors
of the Canadian Pacific railway and a
member of the firm of Osier, Hammond & Nanton of Winnipeg, with J,
G. Sullivan, chief engineer of western
lines of the Canadian Pacific railway,
Paul Sullivan, his son aud R. C.
Herald, secretary to Mr. Sullivan,
parsed through the city on Saturday
morning on their return to Winnipeg
after a visit to the coast. On his
way west Mr. Sullivan inspected the
tunnel operations at Rogers Pass.
'•Business conditions throughout the
west have had a decided improvement yvithin the past two or three
weeks," declared Mr. Nanton. 'There
ts i.e' question now but that a good
ir.e; will j)e harvested. Weather conditions for the most part have been
favorable. There has been plenty of
help to garner the grain and from all
accounts it has been well distributed.
With the assurance of a good crop the
merchants have commenced to replenish their stocks which have been
allowed to reach the lowest point for
many years. They are now feeling
hopeful and confident over the prospects and as a result have placed
considerable orders with the wholesale houses.
"As to the amount of the crop it
will be fully up to expectations. Estimates have been made all the way
-10,0/10,000 bushels to 30fl,coo,ni:o
-. The crop will undoubtedly
reach the former figure. It will
likely go more. Threshing is pro-
■ with all speed and the grain
Ding out exceptionally well in
ty and tbe yield per acre. Conditions on the prairie look most
Islng," sail  Mr.  Nanton.
Mr, Ni.nto- entered the Tor,into
ace firm established liy H. R.
Osier and wns sent in 18-84 to Winni-
peg to open a branch of the firm
there. He is one of the prominent
financial men of Winnipeg. In 1898 he
wns president of the board of trade
and later was president of the Stock
Exchange. He is a director ,,f tbo
Winnipeg- street railway, the Dominion bank. Great West Life AssuranC'>
COI iny, the Toronto C.en«rnl Trust
r'er;>eeration and was managing director of the Alberta Railwny & Irrigation company.
C. B. HUME & CO., LTD.
Family Shoe
Revelstoke Departmental Stores
IW24J one of our smartest suit styles
in handsome tweed mixtures , and
men's wear serges new double belt
efleet, velvet trimmed coat, satin
lined ..'.  $27.50
Fall and Winter
Suits and Coats
6676—This coat illustrates a new
style in a new fabric, a corded zebe-
line effect. Back made with slot seams
and /pleats running into belt, the new
pockets giving military touch that
is not too pronounced   SI 6.50
Boys' "Lion Brand"
Our Fall lines are just to hand—new fabrics and new styles. The
neat and dressy double breasted two piece bloomer suit the "Bulgarian" Norfolk, the plain, single breasted Norfolk, are all here in sizes
up to thirty-five. Fabrics that are new and will wear. Every suit is
TAILORED,   not  MERELY  MADE. Prices from $5.04) to $10.00
Our small boy's Norfolk suit, in sizes 24 to 27, is the best we have
ever seen at the money. It is a special and one worth while. Price
$5.00 per suit.
Made in the best qualities of
worsteds, tweeds and blue serges.
Sizes 24 to 35. Workmanship of
the best, buckle bottoms on larger sizes. Specially reinforced on
all seams.
Prices $1.25 to $2.25
Friday and Saturday
Linolea  Floor  Wax,  tin   20c
|   Large bottles Olives 30c
B tnbay Chutney, bottle ... :2ne
2 full pounds Clothes Starch .25c
2 Tins i Mai,is  25c
A   II).   Cakes  Chocolate   25c
Choice Ceylon Tea. 3 lbs. ...   1.00
Choice   Bean   Coflee.   ground
fresh, M. 30c
German business men, according to
a Berlin despatch, have transmitted
United States nn ofler to buy
1,000,000 bales of cotton. The price
offered was 15 cents per pound, payable on delivery of the cotton in n
ill harbor. The offer is not. likc-
Ij  <    be accepted,
The German officers who eprnped
from a prison camp near Denbigh,
Wales,   and   lUbieqtientlj    were   r^cnji-
tt red     rere sentenced  by a military
court   on   September 2nd  to serve   Ri
days each in jirl«on.   Thi" is the first,
Ce     in     vhi -'    |all  terms have
- ren to pri oni ■ -    '  car,
Willing to Die If
Witness Were Hanged
That if he had been sure Charles
Dee Shaw would be hanged for killing
him when he threatened him with a
rifle and ordered him to throw up his
hands B. W. Leen of Koch's Siding,
who was sentenced in the provincial
police court at Nelson to one month
in jail for vagrancy, declared he
would not have obeyed the command.
"If 1 had felt sure that he would
hang for my murder, 1 would bave
let him kill me," he said.
Leen was arrested by the provincial police on Seiit. 5 on information
laid by Charles Dee Shaw, who stated in the evidence given before Magistrate John Cartmel at the trial
that on Sept. 4 at about 7 o'clock in
the evening Leen came t l.i- house
and wanted to know if bis wife Wat
there and ordered Shaw to turn her
out. This he said, be refuted I
whereupon      Leen,      he  Claimed,   '..-• 1
abusive language t' him,
a number    of obscene ii im< t.   Bb i«
di scribed Lew as "toamli.  ai     I
ntouth with rau"       Hi    tati
Leen st l outside the lenci ai
ed    iii in to comi' out into tbe i   id
Taking up the dav, Shaw tayl that
be walked out of the gate and I I II
toward Leen, who was waving his
fists in the air and thrMtei lng him,
He then hit Leen who ran away a
few yards mid returned, making an
attempt, he claimed, t.i clutch bim
by the throat. Shaw say- he struck
bim again  and he rnn home.
After he bad his BUppei Si,aw stated thnt, through the kitchen window,
he saw Leen approaching with his
hands behind bis back Mrs. Shaw,
he said, banded him a rifle, nnd he
went ont nnd ordered Leen to go
away, fearing tbat he bad a weapon
Concealed behind his back. Leen then
demanded his cap which had fallen
ofl during the previous visit. Shaw
says he gave it to him;nnd nt, tbe
same time ordered      him     to
throw up his hands and upon his doing so he discovered thnt Leen was
conceding a large hunting knife
Which he threw into the bushes. Shaw
stated thnt he then ordered hlti I I
go awny which he did.
Leon. It is clnlmed, Is In the advanced ptnees of tuberculosis and of
B high strung, nervous temperament.
In bis own defence he claimed that
be was within bis tigMH when he de
Imanded    that     Shaw send Mrs. Leen'
.home and that Shaw struck him flrstt,
! He declared that if he had wanted to
,:    yiolence ti   Shaw1    he    had    two
■.-ims at his house, but that it     was '
I merely for protection  that  he carried
the knife.   It is undersl i  A that     an
t   will be made to place him     in
the sanitarium for consumptives     at
Kamloops when he has completed his
Travellers arriving In Athens from
Constantinople announce that on Friday week Turks burned thc town oi
Ismiil and massacred a large number
of the Armenian inhabitants. Ismid
!.•',- at the bea,: of the (lull ol ismid
I Minor, about ' miles southeast of Constantinople. It has been
tin resdenee ol both Greek and Armenian archbishops. The population
is about* .. |
i Bril       warships, according
!. s Berlii deep tch t,, Norway, ar-;
riv.8d on Beptembei Sth ofl the Splts-
enbergen Islands, and landed a party
which destroyed tbe meteorological
station and took the German st ill
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in   Manitoba,  S<aaka1 bi   an  and Alberta,     the Yukon     territory     and'
the Northwest territorial and     in    a
portion    of    the proving oi British |
Columbia, may I"' leased for a term I
,,f twenty-one yean renewal    for   a
further term of 2!  years at an     an-'
nii.i 1 rental of $1 an acre.   Not v
than  2,561   acres will be leased to one
Application feer a lease must be
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent or Bub ag<ent of the district In which the rights applied for
nre situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
be described by sections, or legal
sub-divisions of sections, and In unsurveyed territory the tract applied
loi shall be staked out by the applicant   himself.
Bach npplicntion must be accompanied by a fee "f 16 winch will be re-
I fun In! if the right? applied for are
a it available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid cm the merrhan-
tal le OUtPUt oi the mine at the rate
ol five cents per ton.
Tin- person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
loyalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will Include the coal mining rights only, rescinded by Chap.
27 of 4-5 George V. assented to 12th
June,  1914.
F : full information application
should be made to the secretary oi
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W.  W.   CORY-
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not be pai*
L'nder and by virtue of the powera
of sale contained in a certain indenture of mortgage, which will b.
produced at the time of sale, there
will be sold on
at twelve o'clock noon, at tbe
in the city of Revelstoke,  British
the following lands and premises    in
the City of Revelstoke,  in the Province of  British  Columbia,  and  being
■ed  ..f lota numbered three (3),
fejur     (41.     five     I" i and six (6) in
Block forty-eight  (4S> according     to
the     registered plan of Block forty-
ai shown  upon a map or plan
of survey of  the said city of Revelstoke approved and confirmed at Ottawa the 31st of October     1890     by
rd Deville,  .Surveyor General ol
ton LRnds and of record in tba
ie    irtment of the Interior.
On the pr.ijierty there is said to he
a  two story  frame dwelling.
TERMS and Conditions of Sale wilj
bc made known at the time of Sale.
Fer further particulars and conditions of gale, apply to Messrs.
HOUSSER, Vendors' Solicitors, 432
Richards Street, Vancouver, B. C.
Dated this 17th day of August, A.
D.,  1915. I
Ayer's Pills
Gently  laxative.    Sugv-<coated.
Dose, one pill, only Ma.
S<old for 60 yetr*.
Asfc Yoor Doctor,     jjjfcjl&^igfr PAGE FOUR
CM Sutherland of Arrowhead was
»t  the King  Edward hotel yesterday.
S li. Sommerville of Victoria was
4a guest at the Hotel Kevelstoke ou
A tea In aid of the Ked Cross fund      Miss Blanche McCarty is spending a
in  being held in  the  St.. Francis hall  few      days     iu  Calgary  the guest of
,1. Tait of Nelson was at tbe Rev-
elstoke hotel on Sunday.
A. J. McMillan of Rossland registered at the Hotel Revelstoke on
this afternoon.
J.  II.  Hamilton  eef  the 54th
Mrs, ,J. 11. Doyle.
G.  Anderson  of  Vernon wns at the
Hotel Revelstoke on Tuesday.
J. Knox of Toronto registered at
tin* King Edward hotel on Tuesday.
R. B>. French and W. Ai. Palmer of
Salmon Arm were at the Hotel Revelstoke on Tuesday.
IM  DeVere Hunt, ex-mayor of Cranbrook is in the city on bis return   to !
Cranbrook from the coast.
ind  Mrs. B. A.  Reeves of Fort
battalion      is      spending   a   lew   days   Frances  were  guests  at  the   King Ed-
leave in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. C I.. Harper ol Calgary were guests at the King Edward hotel on Sunday.
Mrs. R. E. Sherbreck and daughter
Ol   Lethbridge.   were   guests at   the  Ho-' clubs dances  Wil]   be   held   in  the  Mantel Revelstoke on Monday. onic balloon Friday evening.
Mr.   and   Mrs. G.  S,  Mel Motel      ol      Prof.      Chorlton,      late of the Rex
RevelBtoke,  were  guests  at  the  Col'  theatre orchestra will be back m the
ward  bote! on  Sunday.
Mr. Boileau, proprietor ol the American hotel left for Revelstoke yesterday.- Rossland Miner,
The    second  of  the  Patriotic   Dance
umbia on Saturday.—Golden Star.
Lieut    A.   S.   Swinford,  0.  •'.   No.   I
Empress orchestra on Mondaj
Mr. and Mrs. H. s. Scrigg of Dal-
detachment, 1 'tb company 0, A. S, las, Texas, were among the guests at
CM,     arrived     in  the city  last night   the Hotel Revelstoke on  Monday,
from  Edgewood. .,      ,      ,   ,
I'rank      Lefeaux   formerly  of  Revel-
Mr.  and  Mrs.  T.   I'M  O'Neil of Rev-   stoke,     but who bas been at Glacier
elstoke,  who  bave been  guests of  her   all      summer     passed  through   Revel-
mother Mrs.  W.  Hargraves,  sr,,  left   stoke   yesterday on his way to Van-
Sunday night for a trip to the coast,   couver.
—Kamloops  Standard. ...    .,   „.       .
Mis. P, W, Aylmer, accompanied by
"Sandy McRae of Revelstoke     and  :vI,'s-     S,     G, Robbins of Revelstoke
his partners have taken a bond upon.and      Miss     Lang  of  Golden,   !!.   cM,
the Silver Cup and Nettie 1. mines,at   spent     the    last few days in town.—
Fergus.,n,    and  will  begin.operations   Kamloops  Inland   Sentinel,
this month."—Greenwood Ledge. Asked   for    information    regarding the
evident:   Silverton   (town  and   mines)
with a population now of about   700
people,   has  monthly   payrolls  aggregating more than $35,000, and is producing  from  one      industry  alone      a
monthly value from minerals of    approximately     $24<J',00'(),    which output
will be largely increased by the Galena Farm mines, whose mill will     be
in     operation in  a very short time.
The  location  Of a hospital and      attendant  physician  here,  where  neces-
1'rivate     Roy     Harris of the 54th  sary aul can be ll»ickly given in case
battalion,     Vernon,     passed through:0' accident  or sickness at the mines,
Hevclstoke on Monday on his way to  aml &lso the otner institutions   men-
Nelson, tioned,   which  are  badly needed      tor
the accommodation of the business of
the community, is recognized as being of vital importance to all interests, inasmuch ns nside from necessary accommodations it will mean a
large reduction in the daily expenses
of the community.
Dwelling,houses are still at a premium here, although many new residences bave  been recently erected  and
all the available old buildings fitted
ii|i for occupation. Three new residences are now in course of construction—a large modern cottage by the
Standard Mining company tm Hunter
avenue; Andrew Wallace is building a
handsome 6 room residence on     bis
above report Mr, McRae said that
the announcement was premature as
no  bond had  yet   been taken.
l'i ices  of   many   drugs  have   [ncri  ll
ed enormously since the beginning of
the     war.   Potassium permanganate,
Mrs. J. B. Ward and son of Revelstoke, who have been the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Wilcox fur the
past week left Saturday night to
spend a month with friends in Vance 'liver.—Kamloops   Standard.
The postal authorities have issued
notice     that   the mail lor Quatsino,
Among the guests at the  King Edward hotel on Monday were Mr, and
j Mrs. R. F.  Adams and Mr, and Mrs.
E. A. Adams of Ashlatula,  Oregon.
II. Howson, Hevclstoke, a well
known furniture dealer and undertaker of that I'lace, is in the city. Mr.
Howson may locate in business in
Rossland or Trail, provided he can
get a suitable location at either
place. Mr. Howson is a guest at the
Hotel  American.—Rossland Miner.
Mrs. I.idy has received word from
her husband 0. A. Lidy who went overseas as a machinist for the manufacture of munitions of war stating property on Alpha street, and J.
that he is at present working in a MacAulay is rebuilding a dwelling
large manufacturing plant in London, house on his property, also on Alpha
Mr. Lidy was detained for some time  street.
owing to  not having his naturaliza-1    The     trustees  of  the  public  school
tion papers with him. found it necessary to provide an  ad-
The postal authorities announce
that a fraud order has been issued
against Norman Barclay, Argyll
'l.e,..-,e, Kensington High Street, London, England. This man has been
loi irding to Canada literature of a
fortune telling description. Letters
are not to be forwarded to the above
address,  neither are money orders to
| ditional teacher nnd schoolroom on
account    Of  the  increase  in  scholars
,for the present term, which is being
conducted  by Mr.  Tarks ns principal
land  Miss Wilraot  In  charge of     the
j primary grades. It has also been decided to open a public school at the
Standard mine in order to accommo-
I e made payable to Norman Barclay.
\ t*.~„A ^a ,. u      ,        •        i        ■  \ | struction  of a suitable  building    has
A fraud order has been issued against |h
Capt.      Walter     I.   Rand  of Boston
wl        formerly cost   In cn,ts a pound   ,,  ,,„_„       ■ „       .      , _
.„ ,. ,      .       '       ., ; Holberg and San Josef Bay for Sept.
ir, now $21,10 per pound.   ( astor   oil   .,., ,,„„ , „„    „       ,,,,..,
.  .  ,        , ,. "  has  1>een rmicelled.    Mails will   be
has doubled in price and cod     liver. flespatched        Octob     a
..II     ...1....1.     ........     r. ., 1..     e>l    -"     ,,„..    .ml. «.'v*     -.',
on the ground tbat he bas
been using tbe mails for fraudulent
order for tbe material for tbe construction cf a suitable building has
been placed with the  Silverton  Lum-
■ saihiiL- at   *i  p. Ol,
oil which was formerly $1.75 per gal
Ion is now $5\50 per gallon wholesale  .-,,.,,
. time    tQ     catch the evening steamer
Sulphate     of     utropia formerly $8.25
per uz. is now (35 per oz.    Mercury
formerly :iu cents per pound is     now j    The     mortgage sale of lots .:,   I.  5
selling at $2.25 per pound. Fhenncen-  and G, block 48 took place yesterday
tine has increased from $1.3-5 a pound   at  the office of  J.   D.  Sibbald.     One
te,. $3 a pound, bid    was mad.' by W. .1. Law.   This
.-    , ,. vV'is    the only bid and as it was less '
Fire broke out on Monday morning
at 3 o'clock in the  Vlpine hotel     at
Banff.    The    brij smart
turnout and bad bIi si - ne on the
blaze, winch had Its gin In the
basement.   The     building     wns com    of the B. C. Gazette that
■•  gutted,   Harraoi      store   was  ol     incorporation have beei   granted
in  danger.   The hotel  wai   partly  In-   to     thi I.    C.   I'M,-.-
sured   by its owner Dr. Brett.     Thi   '        Ltd., 1
fire was  Mi " D.  I.  Gil-
■ .   Ltd.,   \
of     damage is  ■
was   iccupied bj  thi Rupert. 3
and one vacant Btore,
Lt '. ,
T died for I •    -•
of   thi r Ci iri -
froi        ■ toria says I
•■ celled after a cm
i"i' & Power company.
The  Silverton Water  & Light  com-
pany    has extended its water mains'
to      accommodate  11   new  customers
closing at the Vancouver postoffice in !    Last Wednesday afternoon Pte. Sam-  during    the    present season and are
than the reserve, the < • I       was
withdrawn by the vendors, the Cana-
inent company.
given in this wi
ucl Watson of the B. C. Horse was'nf,w j>utt inir down a main f,,r the
injured at      Cranbrook   by        a purpose of  furnishing  hauling  power
blow at the hand of Hugh for the Canadian Pacific railway car
McGill      from      which   he   died    at!slip.   It has also greatly enlarged the
1 o'clock next morning, lt is said supply reservoir recently. The water
that after being warned to stay system is one of the finest and best
away from the home of Mr,  and Mrs.   equipped in the province.
MrOill  repeatedly Watson called     on I	
Wednesday   afternoon,   when   the  fight   HUhuhkii  PrhrimI    |lnr ,
Nelson, Crajbrook, Fort Steele, Bull
River, Elko »nd Fernie, in turn, arrival at Fcnie being fixed for October 1.
I At all pouts the ministers hoped
to be accompanied on their tour by
the members fcx the districts, who
have been urging upon the government more frecpitnt visits on the part
of cabinet ministers, so that a better
understanding of the needs and requirements of fje country can be
Taking the main line of the C.P.R.
at Medicine Hat, alter leaving Mr.
Rosb nt Fernie, Mr, Bowser will proceed direct to Rextor:, N. B., his old
home, with the primary object of seeing bis aged mother. Later he will
prot ci to Ottawa &n\ confer    with
Sir Robert Borden and members of
the Federal government on a number
of matters of provincial interest,
among tbem being the question of securing for British Columbia a larger
share of the orders for munitions   of
war pla I by the Militia department
In this connection Mr. Bowser will
be able to lay before the Ottawa government some special information
which he has obtained relative to the
capacity of the manufacturing establishments of this province to handle
war orders,
Mr, Bowser will also visit Montreal
nnd Toronto nnd return to the coaBt
via the Grand Trunk Pacific, being
due back at Victoria about the end
of October.
Help us out of "The Pit." Ski
club benefit at the Rex, Wed. &
Thurs., Sept. 22 & 23. Please come.
OALTCOAI, burns all night.
Revelatoke General  Agencies,  Ltd.
A big quarter's worth. "The Tit"
—Rex theatre, Scjit. 22 & 2:!. Greatest  picture  yet   seen In  Revelstoke.
Cressman .v.- Co., high class custom
tailors, Indies tailored suits and
Skirts, coats and dresses to order.
We make all our clothes in Revelstoke.    See  us  for  vour  next  suit.
There's comfort in cooking with
Coursier's Coal.
We don't jump sidcways-"straight"-
is our-'slogan. See our Ski Olub benefit picture "The Pit"—at the Hex
Wed.  & Thurs.,  Sept. 22 & 23.
We're on the jump! to get everyone
to see "The Pit:'—Rex (theatre, Sept.
22 ■& 2'i. A Masterpicture.
FOR SALE.—16 in. Millwood; also
Kindling in bunches; each $2.75 per
load delivered. Phones 42 and 8*.
J. P.  Sutherland,
TYPEWRITER for sale. Cheap for
Cash. Terms to responsible party.
R. S. Garrett, Mail-Herald uffice.
GUM,  3  pkgH.  for 10c
ALL NATIONS,  2 for ...,25c
129 COIM111 SYRUP, large 6
oz. bottle, regular 50c, for
ular 35c. for  25c
SOAP,     regular      75c.     "box
for 50c
The Rexall Store
AttDrney-General Gog
[ast Through Okanagan
After making an inspection tour of
the southern interior of the province,
in company with the Hon. W, 11.
Ro6s, minister of lauds, the Hon.  \v.
Silverton is Booming:
Mines Are Busy
t for ■ re
•: •
it     on
a Ben ei      Heai ts ! ■      Joker
• and
•   Mnc-
the     uti:,- Bddle
ViC Pol ■   Moran.
Little Mr. Fixer. ,•,
?iti   Olive 0 -
RDAT—And matinei       ■     Thi
lero     in      r, <"-hns.
r    •    wm1 ui    in <■    ef-
to nmnss n torture  get       his
directors to .c    pre
carious     scheme    to extend     their
■■?   OP<erfttlOnS.     Very   exciting.
• Saturday '■'•' II      r the Oon-
• ol Qnebec, watch for,    wait
for it
which     resulted     in his death took
pi ice.   Mr.  McGiii gave hlmseld    up
liately      and   was held  pending
trial.   'I"' •■ c irom r's I  rned   a
that Samuel Watson came to
1 - id coming in contact wil rch post ed by a
ds ol Hugh McGill,
ent  foui lal                ag plac-
:  WllUam Am house jj, Bowser, attorney general, will con-
tinua on east and visit his old home
In New Brunswick, later going to the
: M i.i! capital for a conference with
Sir Robert Burden and his colleagues,
returning to the coast via the Grand
Trunk  I'acitic  railway.
In  announcing  this intention     Mr.
Bowser explained that the tour     hud,
t.   10—The  absolutely     no political significance,
i mining  aside from a desire on the part     of'
u     ia   Mr.      Ross     ard     himself to inform
themselves In respect to conditions ln
.sm-   *hat   part  .,1 the province which is to
n and   be   visit as improbable    that
; nigs would  be held. '
iture.   Mr iuld return to     Victoria,
Fernie,   Mr.   Bowser   continuing,
accompanied by Mr. 1
■ reet left lor Kamloops
nl at the opening ol
i al fair al thai p..int to-'
tstei     '. Ill motor
■ i le,   Vr metre n • and
■ ..  ol ,c day
icbed on Pi iday,
next   day   will
' .'ton; here  motol
I loi the run to
,i and
md, Trail,
See Our Window Display
of School Shoes
BOYS, sixes 1 to 5  $2.75 to 4.00
YOUTHS, sizes, 11 to 13}      2.25 to .3.50
MISSES, sizes 11 to 2  2.00 to 3.75
Little Boys' ami Girls' Shoes, sizes 8 to 8| Sl-~"' to H.50
For Rubbers, Overshoes and i.-i-.i-.m:, .
Goods for Week Beginning 20th
3-lbs. CEYLON TEA    95c
IMPORTED CHICORY, per packet 15c
•1-llis SMALL WHITE BEANS  25c
EXTRACT, Lemon or Vanilla, 16-oz. bottle, per bottle, 70c
All prices arc' coming doun.   Lei   u^
look after yom- ifroceiy wants.
War Ib declared on our stock of
Tea nnd Cotlee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs,
While this lot lasts, nnd an Another ndvnnce Is predicted In ths
nenr  future we would advise put-
Why  are we selling more   bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of ours with
nny  other and   we  are  absolutely
sure  vou  will    use the best, then
you will know why.
fin* by a few pounds. mWLVt BY TBST
Phone  11 HOBSON'S Box 734
' ',T"Oir.,l
'       '
■   po<>t-
' e  Stn-
tlon     and Carer p   A
V   rMlwnv in tbc Yukon, mnv
reptcfi for  trnnamle* on  ■
|    -.t   tW   (mi ■'.    .,a      tbone
offlrno nre not    Hnt\   ■ ■   -on    of
'    n,   on   n  otv"   ronti
cTccedtnp 1M mil afl     In
tbe rnee  witb  nil   tbe  othl
ikon   whereby the parcel   petxit
rnte  tor   nil   thr.   otl -cr   rifllces   in   rnlo
e.i tr, 12 ennts n pound    during   the
Boost for the Ski Club Tournament and You're
Boosting for Revelstoke	
At the Rex Theatre, Tonight and Tomorrow Night
A Pictiin. Worth $1.00 ,it 10 .ind 25c.
Matinco at 5 and 15c.
4 p m. on Thursday
2^ per ccnt of all proceeds goes to Ski Club


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