BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Mail Herald Aug 11, 1915

Item Metadata


JSON: mherald-1.0311313.json
JSON-LD: mherald-1.0311313-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): mherald-1.0311313-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: mherald-1.0311313-rdf.json
Turtle: mherald-1.0311313-turtle.txt
N-Triples: mherald-1.0311313-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: mherald-1.0311313-source.json
Full Text

Full Text

Chlof lum>-
tion   centre,
and I the Paci
railway,   min-
cn  Calgary
Published   twice   weekly—Read
My everyone—The recognised
advertising medium tor tha
city nnd district.
Vol. 22
$2.50 Per Year
The placer miners of the Big Bend
country are reticient as to the values
they tiro deriving,  but so far as can I
tie learned all are securing rich     re- '
turns and     have excellent prospects,
ways E. Trimble, who returned Irom
the     Big Bend after a trip  through
the district  taken in  connection with ;
the Bummer's work on    roads    and
trails     into the country.   A  distinct
revival in the interest tnken in     the .
mining  possibilities "f the Big Bend
ia noticeable  and  many agents of in-,
"vestors     are  going into tho country
■with the object of ascertaining    the ,
opportunities for investment and   development.
On their property on the McCullough creek, J. Shields, R. Aikens
and 1,. Marsaw have erected a saw-
■mitl driven by water power and with
p. capacity of 1000 feet a day. The
outfit is proving of much convenience
to the settlers. On their claims tun- j
neling is being driven under the old
workings with the object .>f striking
hed rock. The -haft is now 100 feet t
deep nnd 800 feet of tunnel have heen
J. C. Montgomery and W. B. Robertson who ire operating the claims
of the Coldstream Placer Mines syndicate on French creek have sunk a
shaft r,0 feet nleep and have driven 250
teet of     tunnel     Some o' the gravel
has proved very rich and the mine
has cxcejitiotially bright prospects.
A large hydraulic outfit is washing
on the old channel of French creek
on the claims ef A. Remillard and A.
Kitson.The water is being brought
from a 'one distnnce up the mountains but the plant is working satisfactorily and the amount of gold being obtained is said to le very con-
A number of placer miners nre at
work on the bed rock ef one of the
old channels of French creek. They
are getting gold in paying quantities.
Not only is the Big Bend rich in
mineral and timber but its agricultural possibilities are surprising. One
of the best ranches he has seen in
the interior is the old Boyd ranch
now heing worked by J. West and
J. Wilcox at Forty Mile, says Mr.
Trimble. From 60 to V'1 acres are
cultivated and a splendid crop of
wheat, oats, hay and garden produce
is being harvested.
The suspension of the boat service
into the Big Bend owing to the burning of the steamrr Revelstoke has
made the need for a road apparent
and this stimmer a line has been run
from the end of the present wagon
road at Eight mile to Nineteen mile.
The road, it is expected, will be
built by the provincial government
next summer.
Former Policeman'
Prisoner in Germany
The following letter from Leo McKinnon hns been received by Thomas
Somewhere in France,
May 14, 1915.
Dear Tom:
Received a parcel ol cigaretteB this
afternoon with your name and that
of H. Munro attached and I am writing immediately to thank you for
they arrived at a most fortunate
I have been experiencing a lot of
■difficulty in getting parcels through,
nnd my smoking material had just
about run • -nt. a calamity that your
thoughtfulneaa averted.
We are not in a very fortttuate situation from which to write letters as
we are within a tew minutes walk of
the front line and in such case conditions are too unsettled for one to
he able to apply their minds to the
matter, and then too when one writes
for a short time with a pad on their
knee they develop a stiflnes> in all
their joints.
N'o doubt you hear from the boys
in the store what accounts of our
doings I am able to scribble ofl from
time to time and as the censor keeps
a close watch on ull correspondence
any account Of what wc have been j
doing or what we have Been when it
meets tbe requirements is apt to be;
like ecus  without salt.
All  the Kevelstoke boys seem  I
fariiiL-  first   rate since  the  miX-Up    in
which Cecil Brown was missing and I
had an  opportunity  of    seeing     anil
talking to tbem the other     day,    <i«
for the    tirst time since I havi
over here we were In the front
the same time.
i tee all cf the oi<i boys who c in
with the lir-t contingent and are still
here 'rom t'tue to time as they belong to the same battalion. We had
word the other day that Don Patterson who used to be in the police
force was a prlioifer in Germany. I
knew the Kalaer would hnve hard
1  am enclosing a dipping from the
Exi«re'ss which tdis of tba dolnga  of
some of the boyi and there are parts
of it that tha Revelatoke boyi hnd a
hand in for tbey belong to the 16th,
the 7tb 'mi  rth   battalions   Tt   is
■Om<Ftlmel hard to recognise some eif
your own exploits after Max \itken
gnt* thrOUgb with then (v;,,| I nm
not surmised that he made a fortune
in cement, T bnd n lmrt in that dummy charge he mention* when are  il
tacked bul   dlrtnt.
I will have to close now n« I i "
expecting to go out on a working
party In a ihort time nnd hnve to
gel ready, Qlvs my beet regardi I i
jill the old home folks md a-nt"
fhnnklng ymi fee' font I Ind ,;
fulness. T remain ns ever
Bllirerely Vonrs.
t.l-0  MCKlNN-nv
Sees Mighty Peaks
pn Big Bend Country
Robert Hollister Chapman of Washington, D. CM, who, for three years
was in charge of the topographic
■nap work on Vancouver Island, was
u gueBt of William K. Ealing this
week, at his St')uey Creek cottage,
says the Rossland Miner. Mr. Chapman, in Company with Howard Palmer of New London, Conn., both
members of the American Alpine
Club, have returned from a month's
trip in the Big Bend country. They
went for an outing and took the op-
portunity to make notes and a
sketch map of the upper end of the
Belkirka and the Gold range. Their
trip extended almost to the ferry on
the upper Columbia, near Canoe river, a distance of a hundred miles
north  of  Revelstoke.
The most surprising feature of the
trio was the larce number .if glac-
ciers in the northern end of the Sel-
kirks nnd in the whole of Gold range
as ohserved. Several of the lesser:
mountains were clmhed, although
Ueone of the bigger peaks cf the main
.iivide were reached during the time
at their disposal. A number of fine
mountain neaks and many of the
glaciers not found on any maps were
located and sketched and Mr. Chapman hopes, in some wny. to put the
data in such form ns will be available for those interested. Many old
placer workings were observed, and
prospectors ar" still in evidrnce. A
Steady     but limited amount of work
General    Superintendent    of
Methodist Church Delivers
Patriotic Address
Dr. S. D. Chown, general superintendent of the Methodist church, arrived In the city . u Monday afternoon irom Salmon Arm and addressed a meeting in the Methodist church
uu Monday evening. He afterwards
left fur Nelson.
He waB given an informal reception
In     tlie     evening    at the Methodist
church whin  words oi  welcome   were
voiced by Mayor Foote,  0. F. Lindmark,  C. B.  Hume,  R.  Howson,    H.
.'Manning,     W. Bews and  A. F.  Lundell.   Dr.  Chown  responded  in a fervent, patriotic address  which ranged
over a wide field.   He referred to the
receut. Consecration  day and inciden-
i tally   mentioned his recent introduction to president Wilson,     who,     he
said, sho>Ys in deepening furrows the
; Wright of heavy responsibilities.   The
war is compelling the reorganization
of our thinking and is calling for     a
'higher type of christian life,   which
the church must meet or die. He gave
some pleasing reminiscenses of   himself aud exhibitid his medal as a vet-
! cran of the Fenian Raid.   The pastor,
Hev.  Lashley Hall invi;ed all present
i to make the occasion a Consecration
I day for a new start in the cause   of
'the church.
Dr. Chown has a son at Shornclifle
enroute to the front. He said that
the time haB come when every man
must justify to himseli aB to why he
is wearing civilian clothes instead of
The audience was deeply appreciative of the doctor's visit and words.
Light refreshments were served by
the ladies. Dr. Chown left by Tuesday morning's southbound train.
This is Dr. Cbown's sixteenth visit
to tbe mountains and before LOiiiing
to Revelstoke he had heen visiting
his son who is ranching at Salmon
Arm. Another son, 17 yearB of age,
is now in Kngland having volunteered for service at. tbe front with the
■ontingent from Toronto university.
He is at present driving a motor
transport and expects to be employed at the front either as the driver
of a transport or of an ambulance.    |
In company with W. Bews and Rev.
Lashley Hall Dr. Chown went up
the automobile ror.d on Mount Revelstoke on Monday afternoon. The
scenery, he declared, was among the
best to he found in the mountains,
and Dr. Chcwn is convinced that
Revelstoke will in the near future become one of the most attractive and
best patroni'.ed of the western tourist centres. i
Fernie Free PresE—The prospects
for a good hunting season look very
bright. Deer are very plentiful and
bear are beginning to become a nuis-'
hnce around the small farms. Harry
Gould saw two big timber wolves on
the road between Fernie and Morri-
sey last week.
James H. Sheahan   Publishes
Manual for Trackmen —
How to Line Curves
,lames H. Sheahan, general roadmaster of the Kevelstoke division of
the O.P.R., is the author ot a valuable work winch has recently heen
published and for which a large de-
I mand hns already manifested its-df
among trackmen. The Perfect Lining
Curve or Curve Lining Made Knsy is
the title of the work. It makes euch
trackman of ordinary intelligence his
oW'n curve liner, which is a long step
t iward making him master of bis
own trade, and making his work
easier, as he can make better riding
curves with less labor than by the
old way, and the railroad company
is. benefitted by having better riding
curves for less money than they
spent, in maintaining the poor riding
curves. All trackmen know that
when a curve is put in proper condition it has very little tendency to
lose its surface Une, guage or level,
or to wear the rail uneven or irregular, as is experienced with curves
that are not properly lined.
The lining of curves with a string
is not new by any m?ans. Any good
trackman should be able to line a
curve better with a string than without one, where he has no line stakes
though as he is unable to figure out
the curve on paper he often finds it
necessary to thr. >w the track back
and forth several times before he gets
thc curve uniform, if, in fact he is
ie hie to get it uniform at all. That
is what is done with Sheahan's book.
The act of figuring out curves on
paper is not new by any means, Mr.
Sheahan has simply reduced the figuring to a minimum, in order that the
ordinary trackman can figure out his
curves regardless of his technical education. Some of tb«3 best tr.icb.men
1 ave never had a chance to go to
school, and a great many foremen at
the present, time nre foreigners and
do well to learn to talk, read and
write the English language. The book
therefore caref.illy avoids all technical terms which might not be understood by this clnss of trackmen.
The book teaches
1. How to measure up a curve and
record the figures to be used by
yourself or others for figuring the
curve into proper line.
2. How to figure out a simple
curve hy the simplest possible method.
.1. How to figure out the spiral or
easement of curves.
4. How to comuotind curves when
necessary and still hnve good riding
5. How to cut rn'ls before lining
the curve if any cutting ls necessary.
Bight  more  volunteers havc  enlisted for active service at. the front and
will go to the mobilization camp at
Vernon in the near future. They are:
William .lohn Haywi od, I orn, London, Eng., next of kin Mrs. Edith
Haywood. 219 Cordova Btreet, Vancouver, B, C, age 35, occupation flre-
l man,  married.
Krnest (Ieorge .Irs.-op, born Sew
|ardstone, Essex, Eng., next if kin,
j George JeBsop, brother,  Bolsijua, B.
IM,   age   21,   surveyor,   Bingle.
William Waddell, born Oxton, Eng.,
; next of kin Mrs. Andrew Waddell,
Oxton, age 28, occupation tailor,
Clifford Thomas Corson,     horn    in
Toronto, next i f Kin Mrs. F. CMerson,
iv vi Istoke, B. C, age M,
clerk,   single.
Vlexan er -M Warren, lorn Saiu-u-
bar, Bcotl nd, next of kin W. J.
Warren, Sanguhar, age 10', farmer,
Robert Alex nder i armlchaal, born
Montreal, next e'f km W, carmichaei,
86 A Victoria Square, Montreal, age
83, cook, single,
Da Id Wbo:-. Morn Cape Bret, n,
NM s.. p.ext , ' kin D, Wilson, Cape
Breti n, age 33, occupation butcher
William E. Wl on, "-orn, Ottawa,
next 'if kit Mrs. Downie, Co'urg,
Ont.. agt 11, occupation farmer,
Six machinists were accepted for
service on the manufacture of munitions in Great Iititain i.y the British
mission of enquiry with the armament labor supply which arrived iu
Revelstoke on Thursday morning aud
left for Kamloops ,n Thursday afternoon. The commission consistid of
Ci. N. Barnes, M.P., and W. Windham. They were accompanied by J.
J. FoiBter, general ugtnt of C.P.R.
steamship lines of Vancouver, and J.
W. Nutt, general agent of the Allan
Practical tests for all applicants
for employment were given by Mr.
Barnes in tbc C.P.R. shops on Thursday morning. Mr. Barnes is au ex-
pert and within a few minutes was
ji Die to decide wheth.-r the ajiplicant
was suitable.   Those accepted  were:
Charles A. Lidy, fitter
F. G. Robinson, fitter
John Stacks, fitter
George Chaplin, angle ironsmith
William Farker, turner
I'ercy  Bent,  coppersmith.
The    munition   workers   will leave
Revelstoke M ndsy, Aug. 16 and will
arrive in Montreal on Aug, 20 and
will Bail from Liverpool fur th.a
Mr. Barnes, wh,) is a prominent labor leader In Great Brita n is making his first trip to w stetn 'M.nada.
The scenery througb the mountains
was magnificent he said, .nd appealed to him very bI i ■ There was
methlng most attractive, he
said, about the freedom and dstuo-
crati-: methods of the west.
Mr. Barnes has been a la or representative for the Blac ,fn..rs division
from Glasgow since 1 ■ . From thc
years 1- i to 1 106 he was the general
secretary of the Amalgamated Bo-
ciety .'f Engineers. He waa ine of
the members . f the Mu-eiey commission    which     visited    America a few
■ -".   Mr.  Brfrt es Is ibe
of the     journal of the Amalgamated
Boetiety of Engini
Kamloops will be the last joint
visited by the commission and Mr.
Barnes and Mr. Windham will then
return to the e.ist enrcute to Fug-
Vernon Camp May
lie Demobilized
is still being done on the old placer'
grounds of McCullough and French
One hundred Italian reservists at
Rossland nnd Trail are in readiness
for n sudden call to rejoin the colors
in the fight against Austria.
Weed inspector Shannon states thnt
Mirror Lake has fewer noxious weeds
than any point in Kootenay, wiih
Kaslo a very  good second choice.
Titr,; /    •      ;
* V- ML
iJ|W 1 tf I
i'e my last son and dollar, Mollici
Major-General F. L. Lessard, C.B.,
Inspector-Geueral of Canada, who
reached Victoria last Saturday, lift
for the east lust evening, Bays the
Victoria Colonist. He plans to go
Btralght through to Winnipeg, mak-
I ing a short Btop thcte to deal with
Mime military matters ot importance
That it is scarcely probable tbat
the Vernon concentration cami> w.H
ihe maintained throughout the winter
I but that the troops will be quartered
I in the vicinity of tbe larger cities,
i where barracks un availal le f>r
theii .icce immodati >n is I idicai ed :■
the text i d an interview given by the
fnspi < toi -Qenert 1 <: rli his visit 11
the camp, it la pu Ished In th •
■Western I Ihri nl tl litary j"ii--
nal which is laaued weeklj In the district, and m part, foil iwa
lb  then talked camp and
said that   It ' rlsii -lv     clean
snd santtai y, i d bt i thi Q neral
■ it i] ped a we nl of pre
itnry squad, He Mid that the
waa good, ai d declari d true the
st itement tbat the < n dian aoldiei
was the best fed soldier In the world
when the governi ent rations were
properly prepared and served.
I r the future of the . snip the General We.uld say little,
"('■ ner il  I lughi b,  Wh e  Is  tli
cmii    bes*  t 1]  you what   will be done
here," the Oei eral declari d.   ' l    d.i
not toow how long the   c mp    will
last.     Have you   *ny ldln   t
here,    exhibition    buildii ge, for in-
I on-    which  might  le  U M d  for   the
This wns a <iiin-1i■ ■ n     which   C uld
ei I e fi operly :>nswi red. , nd
ving Irs Interviewer's t nfualon   the
general went, on il out    the
new battalions, He tui fat bi far
a° he kmw there would le two nnd
j.osslbly three mere latt 1 tl;
brought *■' the camp before the wln-
ti r it in. These • t ild n if
be the 72nd battalion, row *cin- recruited in Vancouver, the r,."th. to I
recruited nt Victoria nd an ther info t ■ . battalion which bool i I
been arranged for.
Soiree snd Pence for
Bute Hospital fund
\     ...rdeu s uree under the auspices
of the R-.-d Cro«   ft I  tbe purpoM   of
raising    a   donation foi  th    British
spital, will le held
on the B] ia 1 iwn ol Mn. T. K.l-
patricK   on the • ,ening     of   Iriday,
August  20.   The  Committee in   charge
la di    -■    retj in ite jeo.^.r   to
i .iK.- this on,, ,,i the pleuanteat   as
wi il   i-    ne of thi   moit uni ,ue   en-
i- kind i ver   i.i.en
;n I ■        '        .   ■ .-tee In chargo
. f     the   di c is an at»-
ligbta, flags,
ity  l Iris.    Kefresh-
ts Will be loi  Bali    nd a tal le of
Ing w 11    ■ f .the fea-
H. H   McVity h ns. nted
■ •      ■ lo villi   :urnt era
iccess to
,-     tiona
■n    ■ •    ■■ -. tte,
Girl      i   on panled by
i tra, a n i\ y song     by
i two elocution
ind dance,
■ will    ap-
pear a-a n                            lit.   "She
I   'I."
Vt tbe corn pro ram a
■ The Hi v
USiC        fe'I
t   of   th»     dance     and
rcl eatra f et- the second
cit;      nd   Igi   offered tbeir
bi rvic»s    if   e o ■ b    of ihe il yera
' i ild be got I   •■ tber,
• • 1    Mo e    a
• •• Ing aes ft-mce
 •.   'bbh each  rer-
I ae n shnre
tly f"el   a
i - Ide,
Ri 1  Cl <ss     society
An ellort   - bi Ing made t    '>rm   a
.   ol   local   cajiit
graeral supply
-■  ■
l adii teami of K.lko   and
a mm   ume in-
II.ng baseball game at F.lko on  July,
The score was 7-7. ■fAGE TWO
Zbc flfcatU'lbcvalo
REVELSTOKE,   11. <'
cjM li'.-Herald Publishing
Company. Limited
K   G.  ROOKE,  Manager and Editor.
Moses B. Cotsworth, author of the
notorl 'us "Crisis In B. C.," pan pb
lei. has discovered another ground
I ir criticism of the McBride government, in a letter to a Vancouver
newspaper be complains that the gov
ernment la paying too hi b wa eafor
teams employed on provincial road
work, and by doing so ims Btiflened
the wages which he must pay when
hiring teams to develop some of his
own ri al i state holdings.
Moses is evidently of an economical turn of mind, and lik, many other
I iberal leaders, be appears to repaid
industrious s. tilers who add to their
earnings by occasionally working on
road ('■ instruction as "grafters." If
Mr. Cotsworth were a real settler on
a British Columbia ranch, instead of
a land speculator he would
probably realize that the wage
j ud by the government for the labor
employed upon public works is not
as excessive as he imaines.
The Ceist of living, the price
of horses and the cost of
horse feed in Uritish Columbia are
not   low,   anil   the  wages  paid  feu"    la-
bor and teams are necessarily higher
"ban     the rates in the old land     to
which  Mr.   Cotsworth  is accustomed
The governra nt has not considered
it to be its duty to drive the hardest
j   BSlble   bargain   with     thc   working
and   settler, so that Mr. Cots-
W >rth      and his friends  may  have an
excuse   for    paying a lower rate    at
wages  to  those  whom  they  hire     t.i
ve their real  I Btate   invest i.etild
I      . Thomas   Taylor   while holding
the    i orttolio    ol minister of pul lie
bas Insisted th it the pi ovince
Id pay the full market value for
all      labor      employed.     Mr. Cote-
would like the government    to
i harder taskm ist r.   ll" advo-
•   ■     raying lowi r wagt b so that he
and   other    capitalist
excuse   to i ay li bs loi tb
men they employ, lt
tion of the treatiu nt tl.  I
•tb r might
■   .'.   Mr.   Me -
friends were In i	
f Brltlf
Toi.mlo Globe—It is possible that
the attitude of passive resistance adopted by Roumania may have been
inspired by Sir Kdward Grey, who
foresaw the depletion of Turkey's
war stores and knew that active participation of the Balkan states would
be necessary if thoy r.fused passage
'ii supplies. The policy, whatever its
origin, is a master stroke. It must
bring about, if jiersisted in, the
downfall of the Turkish power as
surely as would a march upon Constantinople. \nd the collapse of Turkey   will  result   in  a  very  great weak-
ening ol the Germanic powers. Russia. With all the arms and supplies
she needs pouring in through the Dardanelles, and with no batt'efront in
the Caucasus and Persia to dUtract
her itt intlon, would be alle to strike
hard and often In Galicia,i Poland and
Courland where for the time the
Germanic star is in the ascendant,
MM.day Roumania is the storm centre
.ef the w,,r. Her action, even more
than the Intervention of Italy, will
determine bow loin; it will last and
bow complete the collnpse of Turkey
will be,
Pentlcton   Herald—There is     something      vivid  about  the  Hoy  Scouts.
They bring back     flashes of boyhood
days when we took'a real interest in
a     real   life—when  we knew noth n;
about  collections aud bills and overdrafts     nnd     contracts, and so on—
when  the old swimming hole down at
the     creek     meant more to us than
merely     a      business    above   water.
Sum. how or other when a 1 oy    gets
Into    the    Scout movement he drops
that  silly     artificial  life which most
modern   boys, like their parents seem
to he drifting into.    He becom s   all
boy     from     top     to toe tind in the
transformation, while be docs not by
nny means suddenly  become angel c,
he Beems t.i lose a whole lot of   un-
boylsh and degenerate traits,  which,
sad to say, nre very noticca'le nowadays among  the youth  of our country.   The hundred young scouts   who
arc doing so noi ly  in th"ir work of
making Pentlcton ;oye'iis these days,
are a line     land.   They are a credit
ie, the communitiea they come from.
They are a shining example to    the
i  ivs who are not  sc.'iits, to the boys
who    are     likely     enough employing
their spare time In pursuits far   less
wholesome, but  who would be   great
- if tbey joined the I are kneed
ide "f bonny  boyhood-
Suits and Dresses
Stolen From House
After breaking the sido door of A.
W. Harris' home at, 138 Second str'.'et
west some person entered the house
on Monday evening and stole three
dresses and two suits and an overcoat which Mr. Harris, who iB proprietor of the Parisian Dye WorkB,
had received from customers for
cleaning. A cash register containing money and various trinkets in
the house were untouched. R. Head,
proprietor of the City Dye Works,
who lives next door is under arrest
in  connection  with  the robbery.
Baseball Player Married:
Home in Seattle
The marriage of Willis Oldfield and
Mabel Henderson, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. P. Henderson was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents on Thursday afternoon. Miss Isabel Henderson was bridesmaid aid
T. Smith the best man. The ceremony was performed by Rev. C. A.
Procunier. Mr. Oldfield (Barney) is
well known here having played on
the Revelstoke baseball team. Mr.
and Mrs. Oldlield left on No. 13 on
Thursday for their future home in
Si at tie.
New Wharf Started at
Halcyon Hot Springs
Work was started last week on the
new wharf at Halcyon. The new-
wharf will be ten feet further out
than the present one. This will give
sufficient depth to keep it afloat at
low water. The old wharf was both
inconvenient and d..n_erous during
the winter months when it was
grounded with an acute slant, the
eierk being only a few inch s above
the water and frequently covered
with ice. The deck of the new one
will be four feet above water. The
weerk is being supervised by Capt. F.
IM Armstrong, with G. H. Gardner,
Vikusp,  as foreman.
Lawn Tennis Club
Tournament Next Week
Make a Corner
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons in
every 5,10 and 25 cent
ffiljidtt Package.
There is I   .le   of   tbe
tnd  i"l owing this     the
ikes il ace    at
the Era] r< bs the itre.   it la j.i
bj   tin I   ■• utis
'  -' ■.-••■
■ : :.    Ir    is
the man tori
•  ■
t train. The
The     RevelBtoke     lawn tennis club
will  bold a tournament starting    on
n rnoon of Thursday,  Aug.  IJ
and   lasting all  day  of  A-Ug. 2iJ     and
21.   Ti Salmon Arm, Cold
■ 111  taki   part in   the
i     At a genera] meeting of
eld last evening a c mmit-
an ti . e for the tourna-
.uted  as  follows:     M.
L,     v.    Wo ■ . C. It. Mac
:.      .J.     1 I    Jr., Secy-
Unll, Mr. and Mrs. tl. H ds.rom,
Air. and Mrs. J. D. ^ib.ald, Mr. ami
Mrs, I. Bai rat, Mr, und Mrs. T.
liri.iitbs. Mra. Hyatt, 15. Gerrard,
Mrs. \v Hamilton, J. JamUaon, Mr.
and Mrs. (I. Koase, Mr. and Mrs. H.
N. Coursier, Mis. H. Needham and
Mrs. .J. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. W.
vViiiiu, Mr. ami Mrs. Q, ClOUgh, Mr.
and Mrs. A. M.iddoct, Mr. and Mrs.
Manning and family, Mrs. C. Abra-
hamson, GioMe Lumber company,
Mrs. Bunyon and Mrs. Lockwood,
Mr, at d Mrs. H. McDougall, Mr. and
Mrs. i. Stead, Mr. und Mrs. F. B.
Wells, Mr. and Mrs. S. HalverBon,
Mrs. K. Halverson, Rebekah lodge,
Mr. and Mrs. T. Booth, Mr. and Mrs.
I., C, Masson, Mr. and Mrs. R. Howson, Mr. and Mrs. Dickie, G. K. class
of Methodist Sunday School, Mr. and
Mrs. W. Morris, Mr. and Mrs. A.
MeCrae, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Madden,
Mr. and Mrs. Trossie, Mr. and Mrs.
F. l-l. Bourne, Mr. and Mrs. J. A'.
Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Nickelson, Mr.
and Mrs. Russell, Baby Russell, Selkirk Lodge I.O.O.F., Mr. and Mrs.
Wine: Chung, Mr. and Mrs. 0. M.
Field, Mrs. H. Siegfried, Mrs. W.
Gerrard, officers and members of R.
F. B. NM). 1, Miss L. Picard, Girls
Bible Class of Methodist church, Mr.
and Mrs. A. M"Rae, Mrs. Thompson,
J. G. Barber, A. Olanson, T. Morns, Mount Begbie I.O.F., Mr. and
Mrs. H. Needham, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Smythe,  Mr.  nnd  Mrs.  Robeshny.
Port Hill right now claims to be
doing as. his: a freight business for
the Great Northern ns Bonners Ferry, r
A new 10/0 ton ferry was completed
Wednesdry at Porthill for the use of
the public in crossing the Kootenay
Cranbrook bas some 50 mechanics
ready to go to England to help out
the shortage of munition makers in
the Old Country.
1. • '. :   3i  eta
f rain s
such an < '
out     '
t  . .- >    to   the
force wii
Red Cross Concert
is Great Success
(.oul) POLICY
I t'sgoncl policy to. think ofthe lut tire
11 Ms bi ill In iter policy to provide against
be miafi dunes it. may have in store
or you. The Bin-eel way of protecting
yourself i ml family ie a
\ Mb a  reliable   i o np iny.   The high
Inancial utandd a and long business
ireer   of   tli"   Kootenay   Agencies
ii    absolutely    trustworthy.
'inn' ii.»\   b■■• ii'-ni' at hand,
Don't delay,   'lake out a policy now.
a. E   Kincaid, Manager.
Does Constructive Work
for limber Industry
e*w   f    >M*  ~nr.nmm9   ji
,. *y\it
J      t,s ^- y    ,
re '■■ ri' lv.
■it     and
"The    t Mt,"
■ j
the  in I - ' e .        while
fOI    i
often ii matter    i'
■   n -     anything to make you
Many Beautiful Flowers at
Mrs, Needhams Funeral
.III.', I I    .     :       ''   I'.n.       Vi.
freld    1 he serv
Rev. he hlej
\      [real     nnmbei    o      be ml Iful
I t '■ 10 thl        i< "pert       in
which the di ' eld     Vt ion
. e   ,      ,...,,)   ii   .lV, i fl   were '   Mr
mi Mi     im le'i'v. Mrs, Bcaaley,    J,
It will i' i j you to in 'ke
.    uii ,,t
V ir Buyer and Exporter
e        I   .'A N Hi roKK, B.C
ii   mitfll
.,i  ■• nr I ti"
ii.     I in i  '
■ ef   I .   I'm'-.
s.e. HI   lifts, md
.vei y' hing wjiilred in yonr
b'O.ine    SM.
KOOT 10NAY   LODOB,   No.   16.
A.  K.  and A. II.
lingular Meotitign are held ln
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Mor.dny In each month at J p.m.
Vlsltlni: brethren ari cordially
JOHN  I.RR,  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,  Reeretnry
War is declared
Tea and Cofleo,
for specials.
on our stock  of
seae our window
$1 Buys 3 lbs
While this lot lasts, and aB another advance Ib predicted in the
near future we would advise putting by a few pounds.
Why are we selling more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of oura with
any other and we are absolutely
sure you will use the beat, then
you will know why.
Phone 41
Box 734
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West Government insprcted—approved bv careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, 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, Revelstolce, B. C.
r\ D ] p M"   "A I      Suitably furnished with the
choicest the market affords.
Best   Wines,   Liquors   and
Cigars.     Rates  $1 a   day.
J. Albert Stone, Proprietor Monthly rates.
Revelxtoke L(xlge
No. 1085
Mrets every second
nml Fourth Tuesday
in  the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.      ALLAN K. FYFE, Die.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Furs clewed
and DrcHHeBd.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B. O.
Meets  every    Wednesday evening
at    8  o'clock,    in  Selkirk HaU.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  Invited.
R. GORDON, O. 0.
AH kinds of Repairing neatly dene
Best Sand Shoes for children
Boots, Shoes, Trunks,
Valises, Suit Cases.
Bags, Pack Sacks,
Pack Straps. Whips,
Armstrong & Co.
The Ltather Goods Store
I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Thursday evening ln
Selkirk   Hall  at   H o'clock. Visit-
IriR brethern cordially invited.
.JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialise in
Metallic Ceilings, Corr jgated Roofing, Furnaoo Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work Shop -('oiiimught Ave.
REVELBTOKE     -     -    B.O.
Beaggage Tranrferred
I »iHt t Uniting Agents and storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
Spi.i-i:ilii y
Phone 16-276.   Nlghl Phone 8M
r.  il. < IHTIS
Coiner   MoKmilC   Avenue   .mil
Victoria (load
Dressmaking and
Suit Pressing
Lowest Prioes.   Work Cuarnntoed WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1915.
What is Doing in the Province
The canning factory at Brilliant is
preserving    two    tons of fruit daily
The Herald thinks Cranbrook is a
natural centre for a wuoden toy factory.
There are »2 applicants for the va-
. ant position of clerk and treasurer
it Vernon,
Penticton is shipping a car of apricots i>er day during the season.
About 7000' crates is the estimated
The Granby Smelter at Grand
Porks is running to top capacity,
handling MO,00') tons of ore each
Penticton is shipping apricots to a
Jam factory at Hamilton, Ontario.
The total yield will be 10,000 boxes,
■is com] ared with 1.CO0 in 1914,
Indications point to a big run    ol
red fish In    the     Kaslo streams this
In a recent Red Cross shipment of
seildiers comforts from Trail were 18
pairs pyjamas.
Due     to    poor demand  Pcnticton's
tax sale last week only produced $5,-
ol the $8,0Cfl taxes overdue.
Kaslo observed the anniversary of
the declaration of war against Germany with a patriotic church service.
Wm. Frawley of Greenwood owns a
(Plymouth Rock pullet that was hatch
ed upon April S, and began laying
eggs upon July '2D.
The water in the lake at Kaslo is
V iwer    this summer '.ban for several
ears j>ast.
At Cranbrook Mrs. ('has. Magee
had sweet peas 7 feet 3 inches high
an Thursday last.
The garden truck at Blairmore and
e'..leman suffered from a hail storm
. ist week.
Nelson boy scouts are canvassing
lhe city for all old razors for the
soldiers on the firing line.
Cranbrook ladies are collecting
jiickles nnd preserves to be sent to
the soldiers at Vernon.
To date Fernie has supplied three
nurses for field hospital service in
Belgium and France.
At Nelson the telephone poles are
being removed from the main streets
and placed in the alleys.
Hosmer wants to be made the win-
tor detention camp lor the aliens at
present interned at Fernie.
Kaslo will donate a machine gun to
the .14th, James AiiulerBon heads the
subscription list with SlDO.
A. 0, Iloivness mayor of CranLrook
has purchased a three hundred acre
farm on St. Mary's prairie.
Nelson Baptists have voted $50 of
the church funds to purchase machine
guns for the 54th  battalion.
A Granbrook hardware man is collecting old razors to be put in shape
and sent to the soldiers overseas.
The Sun claims 20 men have been
located in Grand Forks who will put
up $50 each to purchase a machine
Fernie Free Press—At a military
court held this morning one of the
guards in charge of the local detention camp was fined $10 and relieved
ol further military duty for striking
one of the prisoners.
Cranbrook Herald:—Another train
crew is being put to work this week
on the Crows Nest Pass. Freight
traffic on this line is slowly improving.
Cranbrook had the heaviest rainstorm in twenty years on July 2Sth.
Rocks weighing half a pound were
washed along the.streets for hundreds of yards.
Mining Initatry Soon
on Better Basis
R. F. Green, M. P., yesterday, expressed the opinion that one outcome ol the war which would likely
tave a very important bearing upon
the mining industry was the anticipated early decision on the part of
the Federal government to take definite steps to utilize for war purposes
the copper, zinc and lead products ol
British Columbia.
In respect to the rumors that have
been afloat for some time that the
government contemplated the estuo-
Ushment ol a copper and sine refining
plant on the coast, Mr. Green Btaced
he was aware that various representations had been made to Ottawa
in this regard, bul as yet no deci-
i on bad been reached in the matter.
, ol. Carnegie, of the shell commie-
Which visited the province a
lew months ago, bas heen in Ottawa
i ivlslng the government as to what
„,ti,.„ 4i..uld be taken in British
C ■lumbia so as to utilize the mining
ces fe r the purpose of the Bri-
tuh war office. H is assumed that
• , decision reached will very largely
di pend upon his advice.
In respect to the establishment of
a refinery ln Uritish Columbia, Mr.
■ reen Stated that mining operators
at Trail, and another group at Quebec, had been al Ottawa in connec
tion .nth tb- project, bul the details
I. ive ie.t yt been decided upon. Mr.
Qreen is of the opinion that instead
of the government itself establishing
a refinery, the problem will probably
Wort out on the basis ot a bonus being given to those who undertake
che establishment of such facilities,
or, in lieu thereof, a bonus upon the
finished product.
"Of one thine I am certain," said
Mr. Green, "and that Is that the
federal government is fully determined to co-operate along the most
generous lines with the experts sent
•ei  by the British w.n  office to study
.nihilities ol this province furnishing  needed  mineral  product!     In
quantities    than at |
\,mi i am further very confident that
the    mining industry as a result of
both   federal    and   provincial policy
.•ill  shortly  be put  on a better   and
baali   than  it hns ever been   In
the past "
Mr, ci..,       | f0r some time  been
Ion with the Dominion
I       the Important matter
which so vitally concerns the cnnsti-
. ents (Ko
nnd    !■'   now awaiting some further
■ ..in  the  progress     of
\ , 'torts ( oh Mist.
The second edition of bulletin No.
IT of the federal live stock branch,
entitled Swine Husbandry in Canada,
has been issued and may be had on
application' to the publications
branch of thc department of agriculture at Ottawa. The interest in
swine raising stimulated, no doubt
by the high values of pork products,
made such a demand for information
on this subject that the first edition
printed last year was quickly exhausted. This edition brings up to date
statistics with respect to pedigree,
registration and the trade in h.jg
products. It is shown that the total
exports for the fiscal year ending
March     31,     1915,  am mnted to 1G6»-
18,519 pounds as against 27,561,140
pounds the previous year. This bulletin covers the whole field of swine
raising giving the results of official
experiments as well as the practices
of successful farmer swine raisers. An
•.uteresting section describes the system to feeding hogs in Denmark,
where comi inations of food are pre-
pared according to their food units
in which one pound of grain,—wheat,
harley. peas, corn, etc.—constitutes
one food unit which is equal to S
pound of mangels, 4 pound boiled potatoes, 5 pound alfalfa, c pound of
skim milk or 12 pounds nf whey. It
Is sh 'wn th.it the diet is varied in
n definite way for pigs of different
Charged With Murder:
Teacher Hear Revelstoke
Charged with having murdered her
one day old child by deliberately suf-
b eating it as it lay on her breast at
the General hospital on July 6, a
woman, around whose person there is
considerable mystery, but whose
name is said to be Jessie Kimball, a
school teacher employed near Revelstoke, appeared in the police court in
Vancouver on Thursday nnd was remanded until Tuesday on the application of her counsel, Mr. I. I. Rub-
inowitz. ,
Little is known of the young woman, who is not much more than a
girl, and looked very youthful as she
stood behind the bars in the prisoner's lock at the police court. On the
early morning ol July 5th she stumbled Into the admitting oilice at the
General hospital and explained her
condition. She was placed in a semi
1 ublic ward and two hours later a
child   was   born.
There wis nothing in the appear-
nnce iei the girl to excite suspicion,
ind the following day the infant was
given to her to nurse. The nurses in
the ward did not suspect anything
wrong, but when, half an hour later,
one of them went to take the baby
up again it was dead, and its face
bad already  assumed a  purple hue.
An Inquest was held, and it was
found that the little one had died of
suffocation. A post mortem esprrnn-
ation on the body, it is said, did not
invral the presence of food in the
The coroner was not satisfied that
the child had died ns a result of en
accident such as sometimes occurs
when a young mother first undertakes
to nurse her offspring. The matter
was laid before the Attorney-General's department and the police, who
decided to further investigate the
case, and ns she left the hospital on
Tuesday afternoon detectives McArthur and Imlah placed her under ar-
The girl is very uncommunicative
iegarding her antecedents, and there
is some doubt as to Jissie Kimball
being her real name. She is apparently without friends in the city. It
is stated that before coming to Rev-
r]stoke she lived at Kamloops. She
came originally from Montreal.
Family Shoe
Revelstoke Departmental Stores
We aim to give maximum
wear At minimum price
SHOP EARLY—In the morning if possible —it's cooler in the
store and we can serve you much better.
A fine lot of WHITEWEAR, GOWNS,
etc. for this week at a special price.
Each $1.00
A big collection of GIRLS' DRESSES and
HOYS' WASH SUITS worth looking
over. They are all arranged together
on one counter, at your choice for $1.00
All the balance of our good net and lace
CURTAINS are on sale at half price.
You can get some nice ones in this lot
for   $i.oo to $5.00
A clean-up of a lot of odd Garments—
CORSET WAISTS. A big pile of these
on a table at, each 35c
Hat Bargains
Men's Straw and Panama Hats at prices which
will surprise you.   All this season's stock and
absolutely right.
All our Straws   bol h soft and boaters at exactly	
 Half Price
All our Soft Panamas al S3 OO
All our Stiff Shape Panamas at S6.00
Don't miss these!   The hijjgest snap of the season
Men's Oxfords
About twenty-five  pairs  left on
the table.    They must go — every
pair.   All standard makes.    Not
a pair worth less than $4.50.
One price.
Specials for Friday and Saturday
Wheat Flakes, per package |5C
Corn Flakes, per package  lOc
Sweet sliced Gherkins, 20-oz  35c
Sweet Sliced Minced, 20 oz 35c
Dividends for the second quarter of
• i declared by metalliferous mining
companies oj.cr.itmc In British Colli bia total (430,296, as compared
with $Uti,0'JS for the first ^quarter of
the year., The t. t.:l for the half year
is therefore ?> $,394, The several com-
panies concerned and their retrospec-
ii\.e imounts are shown in the following table.
I onaolidatcd M. and s. Co., first
quarter Jilt.,098; second quarter $116-
098. '
Qr inMy Co, M. s. and B. .Co., second quarter, $221,978.
Hedley Gold Mining Co., first quarter. 160,000; second quarter 160,000,
Le Roi. No, 2. Ltd., second quarter
,29, U0.
Is. First quarter, $176,098; sec-
, nd quarter,  ;i
With thi  e -;.-e;>ti.in of Le Roi N'o. 2
Ltd.,    the companlw included in the
foregotng statement paid simi'
ounts as dividends In the first    six
",'iths  .f   191-1     Tb- 1   il   ■  entioned
et on 1 isl year's dlv-
ebi'.l  lict  at nil.    On the other band
C i . which
■ the drat hall of 1914 dlstrib-
•  •  i    ' um wi \.
trnt ye) r'l Hat, though it
m tei  I t    ramme dividend
shortly. i-•«••'-
Sir Sanford Fleming was one of
the greatest engineers in the world;
and of no ritizen had Canada a right
to 1 e more proud. He built the Intercolonial; h.' planned the O.P.R.,
and was in charge i f its construction in the pioneer stages. He was
a great Imperialist, a philaiitliiop-
:.-t, md a scientist whose merits had
been honored by a score of foreign
societies. He passes from the stage
at 88 leaving behind him omy two
others wno'might be considered in
point "f years and public service his
cont mporaries, namtly, Sir Charles
i ipper, .vho recently celebrated bis
'Uh birthday, and Sir Mackenzie
Bo well, who is ii. For suae years
j.ast Sir Sandford Ims bem retired
from active pursuits. The evening ol
his .days has been passed in homer
and plenty, and few living
men had the satisfaction of looking
back upon a more uselul public carter, upon more great things accotn
plished, and few are the Canadians
i memory will be held in more
greatful memory.
Sir Sandford Fleming, like ni
famous     Canadian whose career  ran
irallel t. ■ his, and who waa vitally
ti.! In b s acl ■• vi n i nta, the
iate Lord Strathcoip, was bom In
Scotland. It is snd tbat his father
bad great mechanical skill, and tbat
the =on when yet a boy, showed aa
ordinary aptitude for mathematics. Leaving school at the age ol
fourteen, he was articled as a stu
dent of surveying and engineering,
and after four years' study emigrated to Canada, taking up his ■ residence in this city. It was somi
time before he had an opportunity ol
revealing his very remarkable iilts;
and in the meantime b applied himself diligently to his profMSion. But
.ven   tlnn.   when  he  h  d   all   his    life
before    him,    and when the problem
; earning     bis daily bread was     nn
ever present  one   he found time    to
■-.■ ••• t.e the general welfare ol   his
on.   He    becami     aai i i
>eith the Mechanics Institute and later on te.nl>: a leading pari  In organ
u'in? the Canadian Institute.
' '■"'     he nvy Me p.ld to have
■   the ci re er thai wns   to
make him famous,   Hi points
r.n engineer ..n tbe Northern rail
then Vnowi        •                B'rrcoe
'  Huron rond.   Tn thi= position he
i'i I '
s;rating his     unusual abilities   which
were quickly recognized, and his pro-!
motion  was rapid.   It was not   long
until news of his skill and conscicn-
nousness was spread abroad, aud he
had    several    oflera from other railways.   In 1S63 tbc     inhabitants    of
Red River district were anxious to establish railroad communication with
Eastern (Minada,  and apptnled to the
Uritish authorities in this connection.
They chose  Sandford Fleming  to lay
their case hefore the Colonial  Secre-;
tary,     and though  he failed  immediately in his object, the young engineer     was admitted   to have jtlBl
the confidence imposed in him.   Up I
1 is return  from  England the     Intercolonial     project     had become a live
political question, and it  waa decided that the matter sh lUld  be C< Mid-
cred    by a commission of engineers,
one appointed by Canada, one
Maritime provinces,   and  one  by   the
imperial government.
Canada renominated   Fleming,   the
Maritime provinces could think of no
nne so well qualified, and announced
'heir willlngn<eas to accept him,   nnd
the British government did the same,
so that he was riven the role re-
; jionsibility nf preparing the rrjie.tt.
After the report had heen made and
accepted 11 waa appointed snginwr-
,11-chief nf the construction, and under his eye nnd band the Intii
lal was built. When the mnstr
was it its height he was rniied upon
by the Canadian government to re-
port upon the project ol building n
mnd from Kustern Canndn across the
IMickies to Vancouver, which the government was committed to In virtue
of its agreement with British Columbia, So he turn-d to this new task,
.ne nf the greatest any engineer ever
iccompllshed, and laid out the route
'•y the Yellnwbead pass, nnd was trr-
I'.rst man  tn prove the practicability
•f the final route between the Tigers
Ragle nnd Kirking Horse passes.
After the surveys hnd been made,
and some sir nr ciL.ht hundred miles
nl the rond Completed, tmllMcal questions nrnse and Fleming retired frnm
the iob; hut however Important was
•be work done by his successors,  fir
landlord  Fleming wns  n1wny«  I
nhoA no lhe rent builder Of the O.P.
rt.,     for      It     WaS  he   who  solved   th*
irnhlems   wWeh   made it*- cntict-ur.
• u--    Mie  wonder  It   Is.    Much
• o laid "f i,'" Ttimerinllsm. for It wns
' " who firot  eo,|(»,.t>ote>1   n  colonial en"
'erenee,   -.pil he  w><-  "bo  the  rrl-lnn-
|   M.e   M  •,   tint   there  should   be
Combining the moat thorough Academic Training with the highest
Cultural Influencea, and possessing the characteristic features of the
leading British and American Residential Schools.
Langara NonffiSan Braemar
Miss Margaret Ross, the talented Principal, and her eight assistant mistresses are all special-
m their resrective subject*
and most of them are Honor
graduates. Domestic Science and
Physical Culture are included in
tbe regular course.
Both  school* ari   NEW, commodi .us and thoroughly equipped.   Tbey
n   entirely separate, being about ball a mile gpart,
The L-MUilns nnsaier-ti.il School* on tho Pacific Coast
For further particulars address
The Head Master, Mr. J. P.
Bain, date Head Master Royal
il, Raphoe, Ireland), is assisted by rive highly trained and
experienced teachers, two lecturers and a physical and drill instructor.
The pupilfl are under the supervise n of the house masters in
their names as well as in their
; ier.me meridian lime for all nations. Nearly f..rty years ago he
submitted a scheme for spanning the
Pacific with an elect rn- cable, com-
the girdling of the globe and
.- Great Britain, Canad i, Aus-
trall ■   tier  Zi di nd, I ; South
Africa Into unbroken commu Icatlon,
Italy is looking Into alii .•■ I
tl  Dl by Turkey ■>! the treaty of Lausanne.
Sun, |      :n-'ila
are      r<tCOrd<Bd      In    a  French
With fine     dash
Infantry stormed f> nr nf the Turkish
trenches    forming    step, nn a
leading ea.   The chnrge   car-
rl<ed      the      French      almost   to  the
<ts eif Krithln.
■  ra Rl ■ Ims give details
.ei the Mi-; bombardment of tbi
hj   the Germana.   Shells and Incend-
taiv bombs began to fall on Tui
July 2Kb.  The bombardment continued all day.   In l<eaa than four hours
BOO shell*   vera fired.   Numerous Ores
I thc flren  n s'ljipresseil
Tl    ■ ithcdral    |   i    offered
shells falling or  'be ap I
Wednesday  and    Thursdsv the hom-
•   T
and     Fridav it wns r
v.uh great intensity, Two hundred ln-
v  bombl fell,  e a'cine ntimer-
i no dcit'i   among the civilian
'■• ■    twentj (DO), Block
-    , subdivision of dia-
loi   five hundred  and ufty-tbree
oi North \amou\er, u. C.
Map So. t ■ :.d iyur   hundred
i.nd six, i.
RTHBREAS    pro I of loss ol certificate of Title No.   75,40 K,  to     tha
above mentioned  lands  issued in  tbo
-  afe lias l cen tiled
in  this  office,  i.oticc is hereby  given
•!. ,t  1  -Mall at tbe exairaUon ot one
lr m date of first  publication
'"  ' '■   san!  rertl-
if    Title, ...   in  ,,,e  mean.
•in le made to   ma
in writing.
at the Lai      Registry Office,
"   B, i .. this 7th     day    of
M  A. D..  I'T.
Distri't Registrar.
General Antonio     Cantore b.n~ been
attli ,,n the Isonuo frofat
the first officer of    that  rank
y Italy.    H.   won a general's
commission    by heroism he displayed
during operation? in Tripoli. Get
re had char.-,   ol actions which
ttOB Of Ala and
other villages near Rovereto ln Tren-
only wit!   a riding whin
he directed   his men from tbe   most
litlops, declaring he would
' ° f,,v«'       '    ■ ■    less risk than his
W. A. Anstie returned on Sunday
Irom Vane mver.
W. Hornell will 1 ave tbis evening
on a visit to Toronto.
Mrs. W. I'M Laramers ol Chase Is
thc guest ol Mrs   Wendell 13. Fuvris.
W. It. Me nis ol Ri gers .I'ubb registered at the King Kdward hotel on
Mr. and Mi Dui n ol Medi
cine Hat are the •„ nests ol Mr. and
Mrs. .1. Barfleld.
The Womens Canadian club realized
irmii the patriotic .lenainstratie.il Ior
the gun club tund the sum ol  527.35
E, Lackner anil L, Lai km I ol Berlin, Ont., were an ng the guests at
the Km" E on Monday.
Train No. 3 d u ai 1.50 o'clock this
morning did n t arrive until 7.30,
limine 'be derail
ment ofi two freight cars at Ross'
Among the guests at the Hotel
Revelstoke on Sunday were Margaret
Lyon and Anna J ickson of Philadelphia and Mr. and Mrs. Ross ot
New York.
Mr.  and   Mrs.   W.   K. Patterson    ot
Chicago    and    Mr.   and Mrs. W. L. ■
Callaway ol Minneapolis were among
the guests at the Hotel     Revelstoke'
«.n Monday
Mrs.  Pagden,  of Revelstoke, B.  0..'
who has knitted forty-three pairs   ofl
aocks,  holds the record lor Canada,1
it    is    said.—Dally   Times-Journal,
Fort William.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Need' am of Grand
Porks arrived on Sunday to visit S.
Needham. Mr. Needham returned to
Grand Forks this morning but Mrs.
Needham will remain fe.r another
Privates     George     and   Gladstone
Woodland ace..a; n '1 'y private J.
M. McLean are rut sts of Mrs. .1. J.
Woodland fnr a few days I efore leaving fnr England. Miss Vera Nelson
of Shuswap Is ilao a guest ol Mrs,
A. B. McCleneghan, manager o! tba
Imperial Bank, Revelstoke, accompan-
led by Ins wife nnd two boys, arrived from Salmon Arm in their motor.
Aft.r spending a day here they will
proceed to Spokane In pleasure eni
They will return this way In a
week.—Penticton Herald
The Miner,.I of  rohi  l-'• •   i  ick  \    -
L ling, eldi -r a i    if Mr.    and
Mra. P. W. Lali      ' R     Istoke, who
■ ■: ' i -.tiling
in Bl   - took jd.u" on Sun
day   afternoon Irom the lamily resi
dence    on Sixl      tn et to St.
church.  The i
by Rev. J. W. Stevenson. Th.
wei ■ . Oliver
Ainsli.-.  \V.     \- ■     • ■
C       '     u.d W. Leslie.
Notice Is      *he current
I the Bril tte that
Ree at \
i   .
\V. Boyd ol Halcyon was at the
King  Edward hotel nn Monday.
M. J. McBrick ol Vernon was ot
tbe King Edward hotel on Monday.
M, M. McLachlan ol NelBon was a
■guest at the Hotel    Revelstoke    ou
Elizabeth Miller of Clinton, Iowa,
was a guest at the King Edward hotel on Sunday.
M. Girling ami E. W. Neale ol Nelson registered at the Hotel RevelBtoke  nil   Sunday.
V T, Gill ol Revelstokf was transacting business In Golden on Wednesday.—Gold, u Star,
Mr. and Mrs, K. Brown and daugb
ter of Kamlo ps were guests   at the
lilng  Edward hotel on Monday.
W. Parry is holding an auction sale
on Tuesday at his mart in the Tap-
ping block.   There will be no reserve.
George Stephens, E. Stokes, A.
Dunn and W. Vipond of Vernon were
guests at the King Kdward hotel on
,). M. Paterson, principal of the
high1 school, has been oflered the
princlpalship ol the new high school
at Esquimau.
Among the guests at the Hotel
Revelstoke on Monday were Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Bates and son and Mrs.
Mendell ol Saskatoon.
Hen Weston is holding a clearing
sale beginning on Monday. Everything in the store will be offered at
greatly reduced prices.
II. C. Keeney of New Vork and F.
R. Mordy and D. W. Skinner of Medicine Lodge registered at the King
Edward hotel .'a M nday.
At the last meeting of the Womens
Canadian dub it was decided to send
a     donatii n     pi filty dollars to the
I Iiritl3h Columbia base l.osj ital.
Mra. G. Raljdi Lawrence left for
Vancouver yesterday morning accompanied i.y Miss Florence Lawrence
wbo will attend normal BChool th re.
Mis. .1. B. GasMell. wife of the
Milder of the Empress orchestra, ear-
rived Irom the east on Tuesday and
a 11  make    her future residence here
ii!      also the  wife  ol  A. E.  V.
..   .-,
th atre,
\ •' 11 .11 be given
out  of  busl-
iny,   Tlie - Satur
ie until
-   •
ecided I toi
was a bridgeman. Besides his brother
in Revelstoke he liaves his father
and mother Mr. and Mrs, T. Swanney
and four brothers and four sisters all
in Scotland, one of h;8 brothers being at the present time at the front.
The funeral will take place from the
lesidence ol his brother D. L, Swan-
r y 20 Fifth street tomorrow after-
no i il . 10. Service will 1 e held
at the residence by Rev. Lashley
Hall an.l the tody will then be taken
to the '«nadl n Pacific railway sta-
ti  a   ind will be sent to Vane mver.
Mayor W, A. Foote has received a
letter from the committee In connection with the Ret! CroBs society in
Vancouver which is raising a fund of
$26, Q t'e provide extra surgical appliances for No. 5 military general
hospital asking him to interest thc
of Revelstoko in the movement and stating that August 25 will
b« a tag day with the object ol rais-
ing tlie required money.
Very good, very good indeed, are
the pictures at the Empress theatre.
Did you see Fr.tzi SchUJ last night,
some picture, wasn't it a dandy ?
Wait, <we have some coming that will
put this in the shade, just starting
on the Universal Broadway Star pictures, 4 and 5 parts, and that Black
Box, the best of them all. Sherlock
Holmes isn't in it with Quest, thc
most dangerous man alive. The most
ttartling picture ever produced is the
Black Box. Rtserve your Mondays.
Today, the most popular man ou the
screen, J. Warren Kerrigan, in The
Stool pigeon, 2 parts, and the Adventure of the Yellow Curl Paper, 2
jiurts, with Win. Garwood, His
Smashing Career with Ford Sterling
and the Magic Mirror.
Thursday is amateur night, with
free tickets. Paramount feature After
Five, with Edward Abeles, 5 parts.
Pathes Gazette.
Friday Christy Mathewson, the
world's famous baseball star in 2
reels. Almost married. Sterling comedy. Courage Big U feature with Edna Maison. Topical war budg-.t showing thousands of German prisoners
'■ iptured by Russia.
Saturday: Honor of the Ormsbys, 3
parts, with Mary Fuller. Good Billy
Ritchie, comedy and a burlesque on
Cncle Tom's Cabin.
on (or a suit or an overcoat hy    an
GALT COAL burns all night. Revelstoke General Agencies.   Limited.
Mclntyre & Sons have again arranged Ior a full supply of peaches,
from same people as last seaBon.
Keep this in mind when buying
L. Bi ok representing the House of
Hobberlin, Toronto, will he at the
store of McRae Mercantile Company,
Limited, nn Friday and Saturday,
August \'i and 14 with a full range
e.f samples and models of fall suits
and overcoats. Nnw is a good opportunity to get your measurement
taken for a suit or mi overcoat hy nn
I   beg to     thank  my many friends
tor the sympathy and kindness     ex-
tended to me in my recent s id   ber-
eavement and for the many flowers.
• ng the House of
erlin, Toronto, will be   at   the
f McRae Mercantile Company,
Friday and Saturday,
11  with  a full range
f f .11   suits
is a good oppor-
irement tak-
Tuesday, Aug. 17th, inst., at Mart
Tapping bloc*; sale commencing at
2 p. m.
Under Instructions of Mrs. E. Allum, I will sell positively without
reserve goods as follows:
Iron and brass beds, complete ;
dressers and stands, almost new; solid Mahogany writing cabinet, lovely
solid quarter cut oak dining table ;
French style solid oak davenport ;
oflice desk ; Morris chairs; rockers ;
new bucket; lovely Gurney range ;
cook stoves, china and glassware ;
baby buggy, cost $55.00; kitchen and
parlor tables, carpets, kitchen utensils of every description.
Everything must be sold. Terms,
W.  Parry,   Auctioneer
Box 311 Phone 356
housekeeping privileges. Apply    Mrs.
Dance, 3-5 First street. a.21.p
WANTED—Maid, general. Apply to
Mrs. W. B. Farris, 4 Gth st., Revelltoke.
FOR SALE—Pedigreed Irish Setters
whelped Feb. 2'2 from extra good
working stock and ready to train at
once. Address A. J. Hilliker, Daily
Herald, Cnlgnry. a.28
Saturday Specials
FOR SALE—Cello complete with bow
Very cheap. Good bargain for a beginner.    Box B, Mail-Herald.
WANTED.—Chimney sweeping. All
parties wishing to have their chimneys cleaned. Apply phone 37,  Mo-
_derate terms.  James Heffel.  allnp.
LOST—Gold crescent hrooch with
jiearls and ruby. Reward. Please
return to Mail-Herald.
FOR SALE.—16 in. Millwood; also
Kindling in bunches; each J2.75 per
load delivered. Phones 42 and 85.
J. P.  Sutherland.-
Empress Theatre
TOD A '•.
The :.
,.    Tbe  Ad.ent,re
magazine,    with    Wi      '.ar
wo id,     his    •. careei
i lis .-,    o d.dn t
.   I ■ Mag
ic     Mirror, a ■'• mderfn]
c.inedy joker.
THURSDAY —An iti m
Big -        res tick
ets,    i  ■! '        '   :■      '    I
; ■!    rd a I ■
i  bt
entertainment. ictte.
Latent  war news.
WHIT) AY —Christy    Mathe     n,
world's   fe' "
'1    plCl  .  e.
Hlmoit Man ood   I
comedv.    Ce urafS Bis IJ fe et
are   with Edna Malsnp.   r. ,,,
cnl    war bad-i-t nil ■in-  Rus
.i ■
f 0«rma-,   nn1  An trian  pilfl-
i O.MING TO Till-:
Jtrii  ,H i   m^\.
Thursd iy„
•'•    Id Film
"Hearts in Exile
WANTED—By two gentlemen, hoard
in private house where no other
boarders are, preferred. Willing to
pay above average. Apply Box M,
—Model 10, cost $125.00. This machine is as good as new, and can
he inspected any eveninc. $C5 cash.
R.  S.  Garrett, Mail-Herald office.
WANTED—Voting    lady   to    room
and     hoard,    or young couple    with
Closed porch, wood shed
store house and hen house.
The Rexall Store
/.    Vacuum Bottles—
Pints, Keep liquids hot,
lil hours. Regular $1.25
each.   On sale  75
Our entire stock of
//.   Postcards—
2 dozen 25c,    Saturday
///.    Razor Strap—
Special for men. Kucli 50c
IV.   $2 Safety Razor
for  50c
V.   Rexall Tooth Powder
and Tooth Brush
for 25c all.
We are offering a $1(5 set of 110 pieces of
white and gold Dishes at _	
To replace these now, owing to the war, would cost us an
advance of 25 per cent. Only a few sets on hand. Come early.
The Great Shoe Sale
you have been waiting for
is on=~and going strong
See Our Bargain Windows!
For Sandals, Canvas and Tennis Shoos
The undersigned will pay the sum of $2,500.00
k any person who will furnish to the Provincial authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons who
set fire to our property at Comaplix on April 4, 1915.
Forest Mills of British Columbia. Ltd.
Revelstoke, B. C.
■ ■
mining    ■
nei M Ith an
! tne
i Bidet
rr iter nt
Ieloner    fnr   tnkinp    * within
inee.   Samuel Peteriky    M
M., to be ''liyHiHnn nt.
■   i,  nn<l  dlfttriCt,   In  the  pi
Arthur Bdstelow   M   n., rmlgnefl
Tbe iirMh occurred of pi i lever
■ t. the . u letorla hi ipltal thii
morning i p.n'eTt it. Bwann<ey, hro
ther of n. L, Swanney of im r«<v ..
The late Mr Mr inncy wh , I efl hei'ii
ill for nhnnl four weaVi waa Morn in
Orkney,  Srolland, nnd bj ne upntlon
■ - ■    ,
; i
latl  ns,     indexing
..ei  the T it .ui.., coiih i v,i-
Id H
All '•Minflpd of Rheet
iiooke   for     lall   »t  lowiat rut-
ejplng, type
, heating.
i«      wanted  to  Mil
I'railr I 61  on eommlMlOO
For the jut'Hrnt all imiulrlnn
may be nddrcseril to our Wiit-
ern rcjiri'nontnttve, D. L.
BTOKB, B. O., or oall at the
office     at   HOWSON'S FUTlNl
T-nnrc store.
Free! Suit of Cl0*es Free!
given away at   .   .
Beginning SATURDAY
Drawing at 10 o'clock
Saturday night


Citation Scheme:


Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics



Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            async >
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:


Related Items