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$•   Chief lumbering, railway,, mln-
V^ 'g( agricultural   and navlga-
Yi   i   centre   between  Calgary
the Pacitic ocean.
.3 -No. 1
The Mail
Published weekly—Rea.1
by   everyone—The     recognised
advertising     medium   for   the
city and district.
$2.50 Per Year
"What   Happened   to   Jones"
Promises to be Great
What Happend to Jones? Tbis tip-
tup comedy which has held tirst rank
for twenty years as the greatest ol
laugh producers in any language will
be given next Wednesday evening in
the opera house by the Amateur Dramatic .Society. For several weeks
past this club bas been rehearsing
diligently, and the play will be presented In their usual good style. Twelve
performers are taking part and each
one is weli fitted to bis or her parti
cular role. Some new members will
be seem for the Brst time; -Miss Edna
(linn in the character part of an ancient but romantic maiden lady; Mrs.
H. Squarebriggs as leady lady ir.iibe
jiart of "Cissy"; Mis< Millie Hobert-
aon as Marjorie; Marry I'arker ln the
double role of a policeman and the
superintendent of a sanitarium; and
Robt. Squarebriggs who is fitted to
jierfcction with the part of the 'Bish-
op of Ballarat.' Another new actor,
Glen Urquhart will 1" quite disguised
as an escaped lunat.c who thinks he
is an Indian, while Jack Sibbald
starts all the trouble when he leads
"Ebenezer" to see a prize fight
"purely in the Interest, if science."
Capt. R. Sawyer, all old favorite
with Revelstoke audiences makes his
reappearance after an absence from
the stage of s'veral years. He will
b" welcomed and found as comical as
ever acting "Ebenezer Goodley," a
serious old professor ol anatomy who
jets led badly astray. Miss Francis
Lawson appears in a Comedy character part "Thelma." a Swedish servant girl. Her performance is a laugh
from start to finish, and even those
who bave seen and admired her acting most frequently in past plays will
be surprised to see how versatile is
her stage talent.
The part ot "Jones," who travels
for a hymn hook house, Is taken In
tine form by W. A. Sturdy. "Mrs.
Goodly" and Minerva will be played
by Mrs. W. A. Sturdy and Miss Mary
Paget, respectively.
The whole plot uf the jilay centres
around Jones' efforts to pass as the
real "Bishop of Ballard" whose
i lothes he assumes as a disguise to
• scape the police when they raid the
ball where the prize fight takes place.
The arrival of tbe genuine bishop
('.implicates matters hopelessly.
The m-isic for the play is in charge
ol Mrs. H. H. McVity. After the play
ihe floor will be cleared for dancing,
(iuring which time the Indies of the
hospital guild will dispose of refreshments Ma lu cafeteria," te or coffee
with Kaiiilwichws, etc.
Last but not 'bast Dr. Hit, Sr.,
with an unlimited Bupply of good
rordwood guarantees to have the op-
t-ra lions* thoroui-hlv warmed for the
I lay   "What Happened tn  Jones."
Methodist Ckvch
 Held Rally
A delightful evening was spent at
thc Methodist congregational rally
on Wednesday night, when a suitablo
program was rendered and light refreshments served. One of the features of the evening was a brief address
from the Rev. C. Mantbrop, of Vancouver, missionary to the Scandinavians—who referred In touching terms
to his early years and the parting
words of his mother in Norway. Two
pieces were plnycd by the orchestra,
directed by Miss Sheila Dickey, an»l
two hymns sung effectively by the ladies quartette—Jerusalem thc Oolden
and  Rescue the Perishing.
The reading by Miss Paulding, ol
Robert of Sicily, was appropriate to
the occasion, as was the familiar
battle hymn of the Republic, sung by
her brother, with the rollicking chorus, dory, Glory, Hallelujah.
It was the largest gathering ol ths
kind held ip vears and greatly enjoy- j
id. References were made to the'
question eif union, and the present
status ' f the Churofa and passages
read from the 'Christian Oiiurdian.
from th.- OeinTni Superintendent's
message 'A Tltm to be Steady and
Optimistic Canadian Methodism
membership exceeds that of the Pres
byterian church by 4'3,t>00, and the
Sunday   Sehool  force  equals  that      of
the Anglican and Presbyterian churches combined. In view of the recent
voting it is not possible to say whether union will now be practicable,
but the churcb al large must noi
Blacken hei iflorl! in meeting her
mission iii the world, and measuring
ui te. the tremendous responsibilities
created by tbe new world situation.
Alter refreshments and a social
time in the church parlors the pastor
called attention to tbe week of penitence arid prayer lo be observed
throughout Canada, in the opening
wee'.- of th" New Vear; and mndc re-
f rence t'i tho genera] need of revival
services, the cooperation of thore
present Mein"- sought to this end. As
a motto for the new year the Golden
Rule was emphasized.
it was arranged to bold a watch-
night - nil-,' mi Friday night at 11.30
p. in., the choir meeting for practice
al   1 ' p. m., so as lo be on hand.
Tl." social ar' ange nents were loi iked aft-r iii their usual effective manner by th" ladies of »he church.
Whist Drive
Is Success
The whist drive and dance iu aid of
St. Peter s church on .Monday nignt
iu the Masonic hali was a decided
success,  hoth financially  and socially.
Tbere were twenty-one tables of
whist, the first prize an art reading
Ian p going to Mrs. H. Wood and Mr.
Qrenfell, one of our of our recruits,
who is a brother of Br. Qrenfell, the
noted missionary of Labrador, was
fortunate in winning the tirst prize
for gentlemen, a solid gold dress
knife. The consolations were won hy
Private Fred Fraser and Mrs. H.
After the whist drive refreshments
were served a la cafeteria during
which Mrs. H. Ooddard charmingly
rendered a solo and Mr. R. (.!. Lawrence as usual delighted bis bearers.
The music for the dance was gratuitously given by Miss Lawson, Mesdames Oodard, Procunier ami Hobbs
and Messrs. Boyle and Baker, and
was thoroughly enjoyed by the large
number present.
The Honorable Thomas Taylor has
done strenuous work as the head of
the Public Works department as the
conditions at this time of the roads
trails and bridges throughout tbe
! rovlnce gives ample evidence. When
Mr. Taylor took charge of the work
the demands from every juartcr were
urgent and necessary and most 'faithfully did he perform his part. There
is not an improvement to which he
has not given his personal  attention,
i nd he displayed excellent judgment
iu surrounding himself with competent men who thoroughly understand
their business. The miners, ranchers,
farmers and townspeople bayo a reason to feel thankful (or thc work
done by Mr. Taylor, and now holding
the portfolio of Education and Provincial Secretary, which includes tho
supervision of public buildings and
public institutions, his experience of
the past will give assurance of success in the future.
Farmers Institute
Annual Meeting
At a well attended meeting of thc
Revelstoke Farmers' Institute held in
Bmythe s ball on Wednesday niyht
the election of ollicers for the coming
>ear took place.
The retiring president, W. E. Smith
reviewed the work of tbe past year
anld presented his report. Although au
average of twenty-seven attended the
meetiugB during thc year he thought
that u few more should  turn out.
II. J. McKinnon presented the report of the directors, also the auditors report which however was not
complete owing to the latest returns
from the powder company not being
it was considered by those present
that the freight rates on potatoes
was too high and a committee was
appointed to look Into the matter and
il necessary to take it up with the
board of trade with the intention of
obtaining cheaper rates.
C. Erickson of Malakwa was present at the meeting and explained the
benefits of a creamery and a committee was appointed to inquire into tho
amount of cream available in the
district and to report at a later date
A convention of the Farmers' Institutes of British Columbia will lie held
in Victoria during the coming year,
thc dnte of which has not as yet. been
decided on.
The ollicers elected for the coming
year are as follows:
President—C, Granstrom.
Secretary-treasurer—W. E. Smith
Vice President-A   J. Macdonell
Board ol nireotors-H. J. McKinnon, A. P. Levesque, H. Hays, D.
Campbell, Ceo. Matheson. Sr and
R. M. hmythe.
An attempt will be made by the
Qreenwbod citv eouncfi 11 raise    the
fee  of  ll<|tinr  llcenws   in  that city.
Rsv. Pr. lohn Reid. sr.. one of the
i loneer minister! ol the gospel in
Victoria.' ' passed away last Thursday
e''t     the h  ol bll      r   Rev. D. H.
Reid,  at  Blackdlamond, Washington.
It is no mere figure of speech to
Bay that the government and the
country are fortunate iu securing the
services of such a strong cabinet, as
a short recital of their achievements
will attest.
The Hon. Thomas Taylor, who takes uji the portfolio of provincial Sec-
it tary. was born in London township,
Ontario, on thc 4th of February, W66.
Mr. Taylor's father wus a native eif
Ireland, while his mother was born in
Ontario. Mr. Taylor was reared on
the farm, and attended the graded
and high schools of his native district until his father's death. He subsequently followed a course ill studv
m the commercial college ai London,
Ontario. Later be aus articled to
the law firm of Taylor & Taylor, for
two years. In 1885, being than a
youth of twenty \ears old and full of
ambition and energy, be went to
Winnipeg in search eif greater opportunities, and filled various positions
there until 1KKS, in which year he
came to British Columbia, where he
remained in the service of thc Canadian Pacific railway until 1894. In
the year 1K«') be went to Donald, in
connection with the mechanical and
store department of the Canadian Pacific railway, and f'ir one year had
charge of the company's store at
North Bend. After leaving thc service of the Canadian Pacific, he took
over the management of thc branch
Itores of 0. B. Hume & company,
located at Revelstoke. He subsequently had Charge ol their store at
Trout Lake City, end later became a
partner in the firm, taking an active
part in its management until 1900,
Mr. Taylor still retains a financial in-
("rest in the concern, which In a very
intensive mercantile establishment
with a number ol  stores.
From 1894  until   1898,   Mr.     Taylor
served as minitiu recorder for the pro
uncial  gOVei ''    and  also  acted as
postmaster it Trout Make, Tn isno
he wns eleete . to the provincial legislature by thl eople ol Revelstoke,
being furthered honored by re-elcctiou
in. 1903, 1907, 1909 and 1912.. In 1908
be was called into the government,
and on the 21st of December of that
year was sworn in as Minister of
I ubllc Works. His labors have ro-
ceiveel the eudorsement of both part
ies, and the importance of his accomplishments are manifest in the sujen-
did system of jirovincial roads
throughout the jirovincc. He has en
deavored to keep his road superintendents in close touch with up-to
date methods of mad construction, always advocating the use of the most
modern methods of machinery. He is
the originator of the trans-provlncla]
road, one ill the finest highways on
t lie   Pacific coast
Too much cannol l.e said of Mr.
Taylor's sj ecial activity in the de
partmeni  ol  Public  Works,   in    1911
I he Department of Railways was added to the Department of Public Works
and thus much additional responsibility devolved on bim. The Department
of Railways has to do with the for.
mation of all railways, the incorporation of the same, the approval of
the line, right-of-way, etc., and in
fact any matters in connection with
steam und electric roads, adjustment
of rates, ct". Mr. Taylor's duties require all of bis attention, and will
not permit of any outside interests,
lie is a conscientious .ind hard working Minister. His unbounded faith in
the  future of the  province  and]
knowledge of his possibilities bus
made him ambitious to play his
part in  its final  development.
He was one of the organisers of the
famous Cranby Smelting and Rofining
Company, whose holdings nnd opera
tions now constitute It. the greatest
enterprise of the kind in the Rritish
empire, nnd among the largest tn the
world. Grand Forks was the site
ibosen for the smelter and refinery,
and as a r.'siilt of the initiative ol
thc company an era of progress anil
development wns ushered In which
stimulated activity iii the wlieile of
the Kettle Hiver Valley, nnd led to
the construction of the Columbia and
Western railway. When Mr. Flumcr-
telt left, the active management oi tbc
company, it nas giving steady employment to a force of no nss than
1,500 nun, and was paying in freight
charges alone a buiu approximately
$50,000 a month. As everyone knows
the Qranby company has not confined
its e.pi rations lo Grand Foi e, .
scene of i arllest 0,1 ral lot 1 n tl e
mining Industrj ol British Columbia,
Mai lias established Immense works on
a scale slmili r to thi Be at Gr n.i
Forks at Anyox, 011 the upper coast,
where the 1 sti nsive plant is gl\ lag
employment to a force ol 1.      men.
Mr. F'un.rrfcit is president of the
Hastings Shingle Manufacturing company, and for many years devoted
much time and attention to the develi
opment of the industry, with such
niccess that today it stands as tte
largest mill e>'. the kind in the world,
with a capacity ..f 6 0,01 net per
The new Minister of Finance and
Agriculture founded the town of Coleman, near the British Colum: ia border, establishing at that point Che
works of the International Coal ami
Coke Con.pany, which he founded. W?or
many years be was thc active head of
the company, whose holdings constitute one of the big coal mining properties of the country. It has been estimated hy experts that there is .ml-
hcient coal in sight to allow the mines to operate for a period of 130
years at a profit, providing there is a
market for the product.
Mr. Flumerfelt founded the America
Trust Company in 1901. He is still
president of the company, in which he
holds a controlling interest. He was
one of a number of men in Montreal
who organised a company, in which
he is the chief stockholder, to absorb
and control large manufacturing concerns all over the world, and cheapen
ihe cast of producing certain classes
of commodities. This company now
controls several large concerns ,n
England, two in France, with a very
in.portant branch in New York. This
is the first case on record where a
distinctly (Minadian concern has invaded the commercial field in Europe
and assumed a controlling interest in
any great business houses.
He is also one of the original share
holders of the Oreat West Life Company, ard for many years has been
one of its directors. For a long period he was a director of one of tne
thief manufacturing concerns of Cru-
ada. He is president and a director
of the Trust and Guarantee Company
with head office at Toronto, whicli has
assets which total between $13,000,000
and $11,000,000.
The new Finance Minister was for
many years the active manager of the
western interests of the Eastern
Towrnhips Hank, and as a result of
his initiative branches of the bank
were established at many points 11
the west, including Vancouver avA
Victoria. The Eastern Townships
bank was later absorbed by the < Met ■
adian Hank of Commerce, and he waa
given a seat on the directorate, wtii ti
he still occupies.
Hon. Lome ArgylO Campbell, Hi'
new      Minister    of   Mines,   wbo  up. I-
nents    Rossland, was born on the Stb
ot March, 1 sy 1. ,,t Perth, Ontario, He
in the son of .lohn 11 Campbell, and
bis wife, Helen i. Can pbell
Canadians. He was educated at Pn'h
I eililic school ami collegiate Institute.
He is vice-presldenl ami general man
ager of tin- West Kootenay Power and
Light Company, etc.   He first contet
ted Rossland seat ia 1907, bat was
not .successful until the L-eneral election of 1912, when be swamped his
opponent. Mr Campbell's nomination at this election wis supported by
Conservatives, Liberals and Socialists
alike. Naturally, lie is extremely popular in th" constituency, where his
nble and energetic personality and his
persistent and aggressive advocacy "f
the claims of his district have given
bun a position of unique popularity.
He is well known ns >nc eif the foremost business men of the provincial
interior, who has played a very useful and important, part in tin ub
building of the mining and general industrial Interests of the Kootenays.
His majority nt the last election was
n record for the constituency.
The Hon. W. R. Ross. MinlstT of
Lands, wns born nt Fort Ohipewynn,
At.hnbnoca, on the 29th March. 1RC1.
rnd is a son of Pomhl Ross, n rn-
tlve of Norway House, Lake Winnl
peg, Manitoba. His paternal LTand-
father     wns chief factor of the  Hml
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Canadian Trees lo Mark Can
adian  Graves — Forest
Rangers' Request
A ::..e'. ng ol tin' iMirot rangers in
the employ ,,f the Forestry branch
,.: the I1 ipartment of the Interior in
thi Revi sto '■ eiise.riit was held recently at Revel -t.'Mo. B. C.
Various • tters cone rmng the efii
eiency of the work wore threshed out
and decided upon.
The loyalty ol tb ae rangers sta-
tioned at th.' vcry .■ -;t ■_ e srs of the
empire was evinced in the following
resolution a collection   of
tbe seeds ti es native     to
the region mie!- for the purpose set
This meetit - • pectfully requests
tne Director •■; Forestry to forward
the collection of -e ds to Reve'stoke
trees collected u the! n, Minister
of Militia with the re uesl that these
he forwarded t" ti- pi uer j'ersons
in Fiance who will undertake to
plant them on the graves of Canadian sell..!-- who have fa len tn ths
defence of the empire.
Tho-igh the Btafl I 'be Dominion
Forestry Branch is comnaratively
small it has given twenty-two of its
j.ermanent and four .>f its temporary
men as recruit? for tli" Canadian Fx-
peditfonary Fee-. (Ottawa Civilian!
Pec. 2-lth.
Patriotic Words of Hon. Pierce
Blondin. Secretary of
Toronto—Hon. Pierre Ulondin, Secretary of State for Cinada, speaking
before the Empire Club on Dec. 16,
on Quebec and the War, aroused great
enthusiasm by the stateratnt tbat before winter was >ver Quebec would
have more regiments than the Militia
Department could equip. "We may
have lacked e>rganization," be said,
'"but we did not lack patriotism. If
my native jir.ivince could bc chirged
with indifference in this world conflict, where the life of tbe civilised
world is at stake, I would say—and
I am voicing the feelings of the
French-Canadian people—I we.uid say,
'Wipe it out of the map of the Dominion; let its name tie buried in oblivion,  !•.:   t'.   -.,'■•■ ,,f our children."
The News from
Three Valley
Spei    I I ■      Wall HtiMI.
Mrs,  Rutl in.suss to    a
s nail  pai ty ol I            in  I hristmas
v. hist -   .   .y. .1  until    mid
night when       ' tlul luncheon  wa :
Berve I
Paul     Steele an I Mi   Lldstone ol
'I aft wen ■ tors to Tl re ■
\ alley.
.lark |   son  of    Mr,
nd Mi '» • i T ilvetie has been
'.■ iv 111' LaGrippi Mr. s ither-
land was called u I Irom Revelstoko
■ en     Thursdaj ttle fellow  la
now- much betl
Mi-    Bte«   ' ■ .-nter   Viru'ii -
ia Bpent several days "l last week In
ReveHtoke the sts ol Mrs. Blacki
Murdle <j   Rutherford r. •
i tin .-.I to tl n Ri velstoke ba
'■ rldaj     afti here with
(heii cousli
Ella and ^ndn r Rutherford hava
i ■ velatoke.
Tli' Misses Christine and Mnrgaret
Wilson spent the week end with their
parents Mr   and Mt-    i.  Wilson.
The infant  son ol Mr. and      Mrs. T.
Morgan I been ., Ite ill hut is now
Mr. and Mr=. Paul Storey and son
of Ta't will in the g.tests of tba
Hi Tear's  dinner.
M.o i mo   • .I    ,n.,thrr   milestone
In Its history on N vembsr .17, when
the sixty-first anniversary of tha
binding then, ol the tirst bravi band
of juorrers was Cl b bratl d. PAGE TWO
TTh^ filiYTilssllVvrtlh  thc s'"'tace thore is 0OnBtant prePara
Published every  Saturday at
oMaii-Herald Publishing
Company, Limited
K.  E.  GIGOT,  Manager and    Editor.
lion in the forthcoming struggles.
Undoubtedly tbe Allies will have to
meet the organised strength of the
Turkish empire brought to bear upon
tbeir strongholds ia Egypt, Persia
;ml Armenia. While the war between
the chief contenders on the old European fronts proceeds ir.i 1016 to a derision, there is likely to be a series
of Important encounters, diplomatic
as well as military, for control of tho
gateways to Asia.
SATURDAY,  .1 \NIM\RY  1,  1916,
So far     as we can gather from Mr.
Brewsters  interviews  and     from   tho
which Messrs. Flumerfelt, Tisdall and
Campbell possess, have been willing
to devote their best energies to the
I romotion of tbe public welfare. This
is the view taken everywhere as well
without as within the province. Even
those persons who on political
grounds may be expected to adopt a
critical attitude towards any Conservative administration, frankly concede that in these new departmental
heads the province will have the services of men of proved integrity and
Congratulatory telegrams in great
numbers were received by the Premier
and his colleagues from all parts of
Canada. Tbere is no question at all
about the new cabinet commanding
confidence everywhere.—Victoria Col-
not there. Either his man has lied to
him 'or Kitty has played them hoth a
trick.—At the Empress.
Personnel of New Cabinet
(Continued  from  Page Oue.)
Tbe yeai   thai   has fled bae been one statement of the Vancouver organ ol
.;! tin- most momente us In tbe world.
'I be li mageddon > if t tie nations must
heem t ie,. m pj, ign ss to the few
who ire st MM. oul side thi I entacles ol
the wai  octopus,
his party Mr. Brewster's program is
open to two objections, says the
News Advertiser, it is stolen trom
i lie Libera! platform, and it is no
good,    II      may lie that one or   more
the   Turk and all tht  name signifies.
(Jn the   etlii' hand we find democracy,
Arrayed on the one band we find of the five or als opposition platforms
■witocracy, junkerism and militarism, contain some of the propositions
tne lust of power, the false friend and whirh Ml- Bowser h'>s h('fore tlle
iast  but   not   t.e  be  the  most  despised   I''"''1'■    1'"'"' example    win n  the  prem.
nr  desires  financial   retrenchment anl
conservative     administration    during
individuality an.l national honor, the war     tlme' '"' doea not hesitate    to
J,berry 0f the small nation and     the h:l-v    s" because his opponents    may
world  respons s to  the  impulses     of have said lh" same thing.   As a mat-
, jt ter  of  fact   the  Liberals have   made
Which will win" Shall might beat S( " •'»>• platforms, and casually ad-
light forever to the lust? Are the °Pted so many handed to them by
scales on the balance? li so a little :"'- McKaV and others' "':lt Uu' l,,v'
more on either side and  destiny  will   ient  Program is vague and uncertain.
Before electiot day we sball probably
lave a in".\ one and if part ol it is
the - .ii . af that set torth by Mr,
Bowser, so much tbe better for tba
i e si ape 1.
The call for aid comes as it bas
never come before, arid probably nev
er will again, to ever} son and daughter of the Hag ol fre idom. It is reechoed irom the thousands of stricken cities and thou lands eef bloodstained ' The hour demands sac
rifice. "Give and it shall bc given
unto you."
lint t! . eel oi s ... ill not worry ov
ei the origin of Mr. Bowser's policy,
i hey take it as they tii li it and
treat i! is they think it deserves. If
v ipprove of the course which thu
premier bas Mod down, and believe
thai     Me     ind his colli agues are able
 fcnd willim/ ■ .    ive  etfei t  to it
While     in     Europe the wai   'narks the ne«   ministry and     tha
time,  oi   moves slowly, there  is  pro- .,. .   ,. ,,   begln, Tho
.- ., race for control .ef the im- t(J    . -.Mature will
i ortai ■  cl   nncls t.e India.   11
thai   i large Turko-Germun force has
been    desp ti Is 1 . ...     the
hy ■  ■    • ■        •
tion two roul
fore. -       lohn
strong j    	
i  -
the tbi
the s
the Persian mute the Russians
Drill   Hull,  Revelstoke,  B,  C,
Dec. 28, 1916.
Editor  Mail-Herald
Sir:—May 1 on   behalf of  the  men ol
the l')-2mi Overseas take advantage "I
the columns of your valuable paper
to thank the City of Revelstoke and
the ladies of the district lor tbe
handsome way they treated thi   sold
HI'      boys  at   ibe drill   ball  here.      On
Xmas. day the dinner presented to
the soldiers by the city and ladles
of the district was a credit to the
patriotic    spirit    of the leading citi
i'.ens of Revelstoke, and the soldiers
sat down to a dinner worthy of the
best in the land It would be useless
to go aitii details eif the sumptuous
lepast but suffice it I i say that no
thing was forgotten, even the decorating of the table demonstrating the
thoroughness and efficiency of a carefully thought out plan to egive the
soldier boys a real happy Xmas. To
realise how the men appreciated the
hospitality of the citizens of Ri vel
sti ke a brief visit to the hall "ti
\mas. day would have been necessary
when Capt. R, II. Sawyer, officer
commanding lC2nd regiment, C. l-M F,
railed for three cheers for the city
und the ladies of the district—the
rafters shook with the vibration of
the lusty cheers e.f the men and repeated cheers rang through the hall.
Before closing, Mr. landmark, wbo
pie,vd hirasell a veritable Santa
Claus tor the Boldters—must be men-
i loned as desert In hi arty thanks
ol the boys at the ball for his ener-
etli   devotion In personally supervising thc distrihul i] plies Irom
ty  and ladii       '  the  district.
• ■ e   city and  ladii s
ifllcers      and
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• i. c.
son's Bay company, heing Identified
with the Northern department under
Sir George Simpson. Mr. Ross received his early education at St.
■lohn's college, Winnipeg, where he
took his B. A. degree in 1S'8.7, and
that of M. A. in ISM, in which year
lie was culled to the Manitoba liar.
He studied law with various Iirms,
and practised his profession as junior
partner of the firm of Munsen & Alii n. o." Winnipeg, until 1895. During
lhe following year he was a member
i i the tirm of Nugent & Ross. In 1896
ll ■ 'ane west to Uritish Columbia, locating for the time being at Rossland
nut returned the following winter to
Winnipeg te, take charge ol an Important case. The year following he came
t.i Fort Steele, East Kootenay, and
with n a .er.'. short time was called
tee ,;,,. bar ol British Columbia. Here
he founded the tirm of Ross & llerrh-
mrr and practised law as thc senior
member thereof until 1,101, when iho
brill was dissolved. About the close
of 1 IM he migrated to Fernie, where
be went Into partnership with J, S.
T. M'xander, the tirm practising under the name of Ross & Alexander,
until 1909, when Mr, Alexander withdrew ou receiving the appointment of
government agent Mr. Hoss then or-
: inised the firm or Ross, Macdonald
,    Lan •, at Fernie.
In 1903 Mr. Ross was elected to the
Ltitish Columbia legislature for Fernie. and was re-elected in 19C7, 1909,
I 11 ' ind 1912. These repeated votes
..: confidence are the best tokens ol
1 is popularity in Fernie, where his
: bility as a legislator and bis good
tame as a nublic man are widely and
favorably known. In DOG was was
made Klrij's Counsellor.
In L910 Mr, Ross received the appointment of Minister of Lands which
oilice he still holds, having discharged
the onerous duties attached thereto
with a public spirited zeal which has
I une fruit in a highly organised and
efficient lepartment. Mr. Ross hns
greatly extended the uselulness of his
otliee. whicli is one of very great importance. H calls for the exercise ot
■ good deal of discretion. Its duties
.!•■ ni.isi judicial, for there are con-
i nually arising In the administration
of the department questions of a le-
: al     nature, and others thnt require
il   their Bolution the application of a
M   iccusto I t.e the Intricacies "t
legal considerations.
bined with leiral knowledge of a
rder, Mr. Rosa possesses a fund
trong common sense    and     much
force e.f character.   The measures    be
■ ithered" since his accession   to
have shown a sound apprecla-
f the needs 'if the province.
Mr. Ross is the vice-president dl the
Northern Coal Sc Coke Co., and has
played a conspicuous and useful part
in the business and commercial affairs
of East Kootenay for a good many
Hon. Mr. Tisdall, who has represented Vancouver in the local houso
since 1908, was' born in Birmingham,
England, on April 9, 1866. He was
educated at Bishop Vessey's Granitiiai'
school, Sutton Coldlield. Mr. Tisdalo
was first elected to the legislature for
\ ancouver City in l'.Hl'S and has been
leelected at subsequent elections.
The new Minister of Public Works
is widely known as one of the leading
pioneer business ti.en of Vancouver,
being Considered one of the solid men
of the commercial con.munity and
one who rendered yoeman service on
all occasions which called for ellort
oil the part of the business men to
stimulate and foster the upbuilding
ot the provincial metropolis, lie was
tor long one of the stalwarts ol the
board ol trade of Vancouver, having
occupied mosl ol the Importanl posts
in that organisation, tl", which be is
still one of the most valued members,
Mr. Tisdall a man >f broad views,
bas ever been popular with the mass-
is of the people of his constituency
io a degree Infrequently enjoyed by a
strong party man. This was well exemplified some eight years ago, when
on the occasion of the general election
of thai date he headed the poll over
tbe entire ticket.
Mr. Tisdall is an adherent of the
Anglican Church, and in that faith
las shown an activity in Christian effort whicb has done much for the
tone of the pulilic life ,,t tbc community, In the legislature be lias shown
a capacity for debate which has long
'een recognised on both tbe government and opposition henChcB. Fearless, well informed, and leeresstvcly
active in the interests of the country
be has manifested qualities as a legis-
la'or whicb will prove invaluable in
i lie higher sphere t.. which be has
now hem elevated.
Hon. William Manson, member for
Skeena. is a son of William Manson,
:tnl was born on July 4, IRC", at
Sand'.viek, Shetland Islands, Scotland. He was educated at Sandwlck
schools, lie was elected member for
Uberni in 1905' and ae-,on in 1906 and
was appointed Provincial Secretary in
HIOi;, which oilice he held until the
general election of 1.11:7, when be was
defeated in Alberni. \t the general
election   of   1909   he  was   returned      for
skeena.  which  constituency re-elected
him in 1912.
Hon. Mr. Manson. 1 resident of the
Council, came to British Columbia in
iss-, where he was en ployed at Com-
ix, where tie remained until 1 ss<». Ho
• ben wuit to Nanaimo and secured a
position as accountant. It was here
ni 1896 thai lie began a long and useful career of honorable public service.
in I'1 m be was elected ni lyor of the
1 ity and served foul   years.   At     the
expiration of his term he was elected
to the legislature for the Alberni district, serving from 1905 to 190(1 and
in the following year was Provincial
Secretary in the McBride ministry. Ia
the fall of 1907 he went to Port Salmon as government agent and stipendiary magistrate, and in 19C8 moved
the government otlices to Prince Rn.
jiert, making his home in that city,
before the townsite was surveyed or
the timber cleared. He Immediately
identified himself with the public interests and since that time has been
a power and vital force in thc city's
expansion, in 1909 he resigned his office as government agent and the
same year was elected again to the
provincial parliament. In 1911 ha
was elected mayor of l'rince Rupert,
filling the otliee as mayor as well as
serving as member of the legislature.
During bis term of service be accomplished many municipal changes and
reforms of lasting benefit, He was
largely Instrumental in obtaining an
agreement between the city and the
Grand Trunk Pacific railway and thn
provincial government bv which the
1 ity acquired many blocks of property and settled taxation questions be-
eween the city and company for a
term of ten yenrs. The land thus .acquired the municipal government ia
■using as parks and for other public
purposes, Mr. Manson. as mayor, also took an ectivc part in thc work
of establishing the hydro-electric sys-
letn, combining water for domestic
use and power for electric light pur-
iniscs. The work of building tha
plaul is now under way and will eventually prove of great and lasting
value to the community.1 Mr. Manson
is aii honorary member of the local
hospital board, is prominent in tba
affairs of the Masonic Order and de-
\ont in his adherence to the Methodist  church.
Mr. Ct. M. Dawson, provincial surveyor-general, has been appointed a.
member    df    the Imperial Munition!
Hoard and will represent Western Can
ada on that, board.    The appointment
follows strouL' representations recently made fo Ottawa that tlle west. ia
poi receiving its due share of war or-
ittoyed by our new chemical process
.it tbe cost of a few cents. Little
labor required and few- exploBlvea
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A bulletin just issued by tbe Inland
Revenue department deuls with analyses ot table syruiis other than maple,
lt is disclosed that glucose or starch
syrups predominate. The chief analyst says they are wholesome, but decidedly less sweet than cane sugar
syrups. Victoria supplied four samples of cane sugar and grucose, and
the balance chiefly glucoBe.
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Fleming of
Vancouver has filed a petition With
the supreme court asking for a judicial separation from her husband,
dames Burns Fleming, on the ground
of cruelty. The parties were married
at Peachland on December 19th, 1914.
Mrs. Fleming alleges that her husband has accused her of theft and.has
refused to allow her maintenance.
The Canadian Red Cross expresses
its thanks to the thousands in Canada for sending newspapers and journals for the sick and wounded. The
donors would help considerably if it
was indicated on the cover of the parcels the name of the town in which
I apers enclosed are printed so that
they may he sent direct to soldiers
coming from th<t particular neighborhood.
P. R. Fleming, provincial relief officer, returned to Victoria last week
from a visit to interior points and to
Alberta. As a result of inquiries instituted by the provincial government
a number of openings have been found
for coal miners there, and Mr. Fleming has arranged places for upwards
of 150 of the miners who have been
out of employment in the coal mining
districts of Vancouver island. They
will leave for their new positions almost immediately.
When the new battalions recently
Authorised by the Canadian department of militia have heen raised, Uritish Columbia's contributions in men
for the cause of ving and empire will
have reached close on the 25,000
mark. The population of this province being approximately 400,000 including a large number of Orientals
and aliens not eligible for military
service, the ratio hy thc time the extra contingents have been formed will
be nearly one in fifteen ol the entire
miml er ol inhabitants who will be
wearing the khaki.
J. J. Warren, president of the Kettle Valley railway, discussed with the
premier the construction of a branch
of the railway of about twenty miles
in length to tap the Copper Mountain
mining district. Mr. Warren states
that next June a thorough time tahle
will be put in force to the coast over
the Hope mountain, giving a service
lo Nelson.
Salmon Arm Observer—The Vicar of
Sorrento is anxious to enlist and get
to the front as soon as a substitute,
tan be secured. The latter will not
easily be found though, as this mission district, with Sorrento as its
centre, needs one who can captain his
own boat in order to cover thc territory satisfactorily. Mr. Grice-Hutch-
tnson carries medical as well as spiritual aid in his large circuit and
whilst his parishioners would not de-
tu- him from taking his contemplated
step, yet he and his wife will be sorely missed.
There are now about 130 hands em«
ployed at the evajiora'don plants     ot
the Graham  Company in Vernon, and
manager Bone states  that the    company will pay out for vegetables and
wages    this winter a sum amounting j
to approximately $50,000 a month. In
addition to the large building erected I
at the power house site, the company
have now secured four units Installed
in the S. C. Smith Lumber Company J
factory.   In the main building onions
alone     are  at  present  being  treated,
while in the other plant carrots occu- \
py the attention of the men and women employed in this section.
The Canadian pavilion nt the Panama-Pacific exposition has done remarkably fine work along educational
lines, and has given Americans a different conception of the Dominion,
stated Mr. G. Roche, Canadian Immigration commissioner at San Fran-
lisco while the big fair was in prog-
uss, who was in the city yesterday
on his way home to St. Thomas,
Ont. The Canadian exhibit is now
being transferred to the San Diego
exposition which will be continued lor
another year, and Mr. Roche intends
to return to California ahout the
middle of January when it is expected the exhibit will he ready to open
its new home.
running tbe Coeur d'Alene saloon and
it was the headquarters for all the
thirsty Irishmen in the camp.
Just 23 years ago stale eggs were
I worth $1 a dozen in Kaslo. Oysters
;were $1.50 a can, and potatoes $200 a
j ton. Whiskey was the same price as
today when it could be obtained, and
poker chips ranged in price from 10
cents each to $50. Condensed milk
was raging nnd the cherries were all
; im cocktail bottles.
surnames only. Upon Inquiry gs t >
why this distinction was accorded to
the particular soldier reterred to, tlio
reply received was: "Well, we can't
very well call bim by his surname."
"But why not?" queried the somewhat astonished visitor. "You see,'1
was the overwhelming answer, "big
surname is Love, and its rather
awkward "
An expedition to study tbe evergreen trees of the Northern Pacific
coast, from Oregon up through British Columbia, is to be sent out by
tbe Norwegian government next
spring with a view to reforesting the
barren Norwegian coast line and islands. The visit will last six or eight
A visitor to a hospital for soldiers
was surprised to hear one of the patients heing addressed by the nurses
by his Christian name, it being customary to address patients by their
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had been principal of the high school
in that town for five years.
The south  half of  the Colvllle   In- j
dian reservation will be open for settlement next July.
Coal is $40 a ton in Italy.
A. B. Grace died in Cranbrook last
A n-:w restaurant has been opened
in Natal.
Vernon collected $16S this year Ior
dog taxes.
Vancouver will soon bave a Japanese lawyer.
Fernie held its first poultry show
this month.
Trail has a night constable at $S0
a month.
Coal deposits near Hazelton Will
be  worked  this  winter.
D. Wadds bas opened a photograph
gallery in Trail.
Hogs arc being »hlpped from Binder-
hy to Vancouver.
Kaslo is now supplied with beet
tuised l>y local  ranchers.
In ill months tungsten ore bas ad-
tranced MO pa cent, in price.
At Kelowna, AJi Sing was fined $50
ior running a  gambling house.
.ti." Sharp, the barber, is in tbo
Pioneer's Home at Sitka, Alaska.
New York is clamoring Ior smoked
herring from Prince Rupert.
The Conservatives have obtained
control of thc (.'ranbrook Herald.
j   The Ledge moved from Nnkm'p     to
New Denver, 21 years ago this month
No hockey in Barkervllle this win-
I ter. All thc players bave gone to tbo
! war.
At Prince George, H. V Blakency
'wiih given -5 months for horse stealing- I
A squid, It. feet long, wa-< recently
C&ptured in the water near Prince
Thc  mines at  Lethbridge  an-  taxed
tO  the limit in  lUpplying  the  demand
j for coal.
During November 78 carloadi ot
hay, wood polei ami lumber were
■hipped from Bndcrby,
.i. ii. Kellei died in North Vancou
vei    thll monthi aged M years.    He
Poker has recently been discovered
in Nelson and Rossland, some of it is
free milling.
In 40 years thc Homestake gold
mine in South Dakota has paid $35,-
000',000 in dividends.
In Rossland last week tbe C.P.R.
was loading snow on Hat cars, and
hauling it out of the yards.
Albert A. Hole fell off a gasoline
speeder on the railway near North
Vuncouver, receiving fatal injuries.
Tbis year Duck Creek in Kootenay,
exported as many strawberries and
tomatoes as the entire Okanagan.
Oatallne, the old Caribou jmcker is
now located nt Hazelton and still
rubs his head with brandy to make
Vis hair grow. Y
Not a Zeppelin has as yet heivered
over Sandon, although some of the
Inhabitants may think they see sume
next   week.
D. McAllister was lined (28 In Vernon for shooting a mountain sheop Id
the Okanagan.   He mistook it, for    a
deei.  ui   .it   1..rt   that is what  be told
the police magistrate.
Rene Bernard was killed while braking <m a coal train ai Extension, it
was the first day be hnd warked on
a railway.
Thc Arlington, Crown Point, Union,
Montana, Kootenay i*id Dominion are
the names of  the six  licensed
in Trail.
Volney Williamson and Evans Jones
were running a lolO game in Kuslo
2'i years ago. Next dooi, John Ward.
John     King    and  Jin' Wardner were
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Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Exchange.
Dealers in Government and Municipal Securities.
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s.i\ ed th< m time and monej
in making farm improvements.
It taught them the economy of
building evcrythingof everlasting concrete
Ttiare'i  no other  bulletin!  miteriil   ■•  durable, ■
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Praotleall) everything tbat nan he built ol wood, itone ur
Heel cun he iiuhIc helter willi concrete end thll book lelU
wiu how to iln It.   It is fully Illustrated witii photoi and
(Murrain* uni! OOntalni 52 praotieal farm plana.
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It in free und   will   he  muileil to you Imfliedletely  upon
receipt of coupon heiow.
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Notes from the cTVlines
The Consolidated Mining and Smelting compnny has put on the market sullicient of its stock to  provide
'a further capital ot about $500,000 for
the development of thtf smelter works
at    Trail.   The Sullivan mine    north
| of Cranbrook, is stated to be now
proving to he one of the best zinc
mlnss on the continent. The first of
the large buildings at Trail for the
zinc plant has been completed. Thi
electro-chemical     plant     includes the
I largest motor-generator set yet installed in Canada. This company, by
its conservative financial and progressive mining policy, haB established a high reputation. It is stated by
competent mining men that the value
of its assets are now 'fully appreciated by investors. For irrstance the
company's Rossland mines are assured of as grent a production as the
camp hns yet recorded, nnd that      is
, about    !f56,M'D,(MM)'.   Tt has a valuable
I interest in Toad mountain as well ns
its silver-lead mines in Am~wor.h district. It is proposed to send all the electrolytic refining if, copper to the
jdant, to which converters nre now
being added.
The  increased jirices tor the  meta's
;\\ill make a big difference to the value of thr mineral production of British Columbia this year.   The rise   in
silver from  47 cents to 55  cents   per
oz.,     comes too late in the year     to
make n.uch difference,  thoueh  it     Increases    tho value of the silver   pro
educt'on by $25,'00O a month.   Thc   Increased     value in th" price of copper,
; together   with  the larner  production,
accounts for an increase over corres-
pcndlng conditions ot last year of
dose on $5CO,0<)0 a month. The price
di lead has increased 33' per cent. The
London market for lead shows an increase of 33 per cent. Unfortunately
zinc jres of this province have not
benefitted much by the boom in zinc
in the States, owing to the fact that
American siielter works would not
buy here to any great extent and the
Slocan mines have had ditliculty in
marketing their zinc product. The
Montreal price of lead, on which the
I rice of British Columbia producers
is now based, has been keeping steadily around (ii  cents per tb.  of late.
A number of properties in British
Columbia have been tied up In what
is a cinch in the hands ot the shoestring promoter and allows him to
hold a property tor a number of
years for speculative or promotion
purposes without investing a cent and
without a protecting clause when development  is done nnd wares are un-
fchell. generally known that the shells havoj
A, use has been lound for these s market value, a much larger sup-
ehells in the manufacture of fresh ply could be secured from the inland!,
water pearl buttons. For this pur- streams in other parts of tne coun-
pose, from two to three hundred tons ] try.
are used annually, a considerable portion of which comes from the United
States. These 3hells have a market
value of $14 to $2& per ton. The fishing for the shellB is done under license from the Ontario Fisheries and
,Gauie Department, under a royalty o{
one dollar per ton.
As shown in our illustration, the
button discs are cut from all parts of
the shell, some of the discs being 11-
IG th's of an inch in thickness. They
are afterwards split to the required
thickness for buttons.
After the discs are cut from the
shell, there is still a use found for
what might be considered a factory
waste. The pcrtorated shell is ground
up nnd sold for chicken grit, for
which it is admirably adapted.
There     is no doubt that,  were     it
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Camden, N. J. —"I had a deep seated
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weak and sore. I had tried everything
suggested without help. One evening I read about Vinol and decided
to try it. Soon I noticed an improvement I kept on taking it and today I
am a well man. The soreness is all
gone from my lungs, I do not have any
cough and have gained fifteen pounds."
- Frank Hillman.
We guarantee Vinol for chronic
coughs, colds and bronchitis and for all
weak, run-down conditions.
Walter Bews, Druggist, Revelstoke,
B. C.
Iii  order  Dial
can are now tied up under this 'heads
I win, tails you lose' 'orm of agreement. Property owners should ether
I av a lawyer to protect there interests or have nothing whatever to do
with the cinch bond. They should also have a clause inserted in the bond
ihat an amount sufficient to meet the
payroll must be deposited in the local hank the first of each month, and
the money to he used for that purpose only, tho bond lapsing on failure
to comply with any of the conditions
of the agreement.
If ymi or any or ynu' family want V\\r X*ln or V\x-
Gnrmonls you r&mniL <lo hull or or huy ebMJMf tbail
bvihialititf with un, no niultwr wh*m vou live
We aro thn larMMb <'<tsh  liuyrrs of   Itsw   Vutn in
r.iniiil.i pm, dlraot from the trn|tpf>r This
Kite* uu un iiiiinilli'l ninii'it unity lo I'l'lni. thi- finest
skiun, manufacture thiMll min lii'unililr- Kur S«l« gmt
l-'ur eflannwiti for mon. women tind children, und by
n«llin4 direct hy mail, «av« the middlimutn h iirnfltK.
anl .;v' vim hotter cnodti for leys money than ynu can
obtain in any other way.
mav better anpreiinte tW>rmN
rainni li.i Mi- valuer).
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Fur Style Book
(contaimnrf ■ i i':i,>.--'
of 111 ti litrnt ionu nt
beautiful l'ur KetHan<ff
Kur (im nn oti.i whirfc
will l* mailed voi*
KHKK on requettti. »n<l
ri'iiiiinii'T that all Lb*
prices gunt.ed iu nut
fur style book ar* for
tho tfonda ili-limred U
ynu as
We pay; all <l«-li v .-»*
This beautiful mink
stole and mini ia a fair
sample   of   Iho   )■■■ *1
value*) oflered   in   our
furutyln book
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No. Ml,    IH   llilide frnrw
uiUurntCtinud inn ninth
■kiiiH, wnli\on tih nu hi
<■] i.   plain round hack
in mi-,   trimmed   wi|>
aii natural Mink < nu
and piiwn silk l.mJ '
uhandsnnie neekpieerft
modern .tely priced
I'nro delivered to ynu
IIINK    MUFF, Rtyle l">ok   No   14H. to mat*-h. made In
lar«ii roomy pillow slmpn, nilk lined noil down b*-d and
silk wriKt cord, showing five distinct st^ipw
frl<M dslivorod to you               $27 fiAt
K.tery artlclr shown lu our Far Style Utm-k *m an**
under our p>ositlve (tuaranUM to "Sattsfv v**** *■**
refund your money."
i rn not wait Put sond to day to
231 llnll.m Bids
Red Cross
HGspitai Train
Tho following is an interesting des-
cription of one of these trains whieh
has ajij cared in an English publication. In this connection it is of interest, to remember that one of these
jialatial trains was eciuijiped by the
Canadian Red Cross at the outbr^k
of the war anil is now on active ser-
The     first coach of the train is the
i Hue of   the quartermaster sergeant,
linn come the hospital coaches which
are   like  hospital   Wards,   with    clean
bed linen ami the small comlorts    of
a well organised institution. The bods
■are      BUpported on I rackets in      three
tiers, and these brackete are so constructed     that   the bed can  be taken
out     and carried out   t the car.    so
that     the unloading   ol   the patient
from ins stretcher is rendered an easy
And     bow     great  a matter
ised if it is remem-
ttered   bones
hav.- only too often
•  with.   Tl an     be
turned     into couches, when the eases
The war.I   cars
nd electrli   light    md
owei ed ao I bai
et      in
■ coach-
and   a
thai iwak
■ i- mid
The    Prim
!        Void
i ber     h et,.ie ei - a  -..,  i   -,n,r ,■
mlllerfl   if l hi
1  i I  -i     io iv
(elm     .it money     for  the  Red OroM
work, n eie ■ ote about C24,
100 ie. pri■*• Ide i wii i omplete I o ipll ;ii
trains r<,r the Red Orosn.
The "'fi'eni" foi  .i ho     train
mnani ■■ ni   ol bei  ■ il about  n score
<if towns mentioned aa "Railhead,"
situated in bind the Bring line, within
I sound of tbe gum, where casualty
deal lng      tal Ions   havo been erectod
for  the  purpose of concentrating
wounded brought oil the field.
When the train reaches the ambulance convoys come to it with their
freight of wounded men. This is an
impressive moment. Instantly thc
train becomes the scene of great activity, an activity ordered and controlled. The oflicer commanding sorts
out patients, tilling some coaches
with stretcher bearers, othcrB with
sitting cases. Orderlies nre busy
along the side of the line. Some are
carrying stretchers, others helping
n.en to walk, and others carrying
men pick-a-»bnck fashion. Doctors and
sisters in the wards are directing the
placing of patients. EverJ one is
busy. Then the work ends, the cars
disapjiear arrl the journey to the
base is begun.
This is what one of thc men in thc
Royal Field Artillery, who himself has
fought with the guns ever since the
letreat from Mons, wrote to a friend:
"What we want almost more than
anything else, are cigarettes and tobacco for our pipes. It isn't smi|ily
a fancy—but a real need. They are a
l.ig comfort. it's something line
when you are with the guns to hove
some whiffs of tobacco smoke. It cases your mind. You forget about
t nines. It stops you thinking hard.
U home you do n't— yon can't enjoy
r smoke lise you do out keeps
"in_- every day it you get a regular supply. But when you only get
a small packet of cigarettes a week
and     no tobacco, ltd like offering    a
••mime   to  ,i   st:trvim.'  man.    I've  oft-
oked rolled leaves because   there
nothing eii i
' 'A that it is at
niL'ht in the trenches that a smoke is
ineist  precelous.   "So long as you can
'•'   i light withoiii letting the   Qer-
in  the dark    is
and   ci mt ding,   The night
i ii    le ist   noise
It'   because you've
tee do    you must smoke,
thai smok-
■  comfort to
ho  in  risking I belt
il the day.
■ ■ i id Ian <'"ii
the front, the shortage
itei      Mil   it   not       be
hen the facti  were known,
'.. tbe    ac
Hit thl   e|ut y  we owe
•.'■:  of  ours,    ho  not   leave
thin     to  .'im neighbor,   it's up     to
nd   ill ol   ,   to do oui  "bit"
doing  it   loi   im buig  as
theii money to
nadian Branch, Overseas Club,
■ '   Hid
1  i■ ■■!      'ei   natural 11 rces     ol
a im I. iiii le is known. One ol these,
n iiuh im -.( imi i eoenl ii ivelopmenl m
the   Clan   Sholl   lisbery.    In    many      of
Lhe Inland streams, large quantities ol
bhell ■ may be found im om tbe I ii snd
river, In south-western Ontario, alone
no  li"is limn   I CM,   tons ot  the. rlam    or,
washboard      shell       hnve   been   t;i   BD
Other species found In the Qrsndrlv
11     are the    raucket  shell ami sand
Fire Insurance [1!lt
Accident Insurance [
lib- nnd old"
Oldest  ami strongest
ill the world
Life Insurance t^SSSt"S3W
Notary Public
Real Estale
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West—Government inspected-approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears-
One of the licat investments you can make this winter ia to
Buy a Pair of Skis
and build up your health.
Wc have them  in Ash,  Hiclory    and l'ine.   Call and look   them
We also caify  complete stock of MEN'S WEAR for city, mountains, mine or bush.
Fint.s BOUGHT at highest market juices.
F.  B. WEI.L.S
S. G. Robbins, Revelstoke, B. C.
We pa u. h iq h es t Pr ic e$ Fop
And Remit
Prompt Iq   -*
iUIUnillirw ■••*■
"Tr«pp«r'» Guid*"
KnKlllta nr JfrMirh
.96 »»«••, elllnairateefnj
Imlla DOW mmd wl.ara
io tr*» •ml oth»r
*«lii»lil« IntorMftlloa
for      ewmpfmrm;        nl*m
"Truppwr'i and
SpoeTtsmea'a Supply
C*taW(""Raw Fur
Prlc* U»r," and
lutMt "Fur Sly I.
Bonk " of beautiful fat  mmim   mmi    tut
All WM book! fnllr
Mliiilr»U4 mmti MBt
rUKB  ON lilgi'iiT
302 lUIUm BaOdinf        1 ( ) R O _\T O
More Trnppsr* and Fur Colter tori
■end thf ir Raw Furs to un than to
•ny uthar five h*uiei in Canada
Became they kn^w we nay hlfch-
eit tirlced, pay mnll ana eipreas
char^ea, cbarirn nacnmmiiiiiona,
and treat our shipper* ri^ht
KrHtilt, we arc the larpe«t io our
lloa .1 Canal* Hhln to ni >Vo>4ar »•»■!
4«al with a Iwi'n) i. ITcum.
no Hhipmfot t"nm»il f tofl larg* to
frnivm our timiu.ilatUntion.
A|1Mrt We ul] (inna. Rifle*, Trap*,
IllinS*"1"*1   ■* '    ^hoapaka.   Flash
UUI,«    -H    ri»" *U<e    h-mhliXM   **-.\
Vieh\nt   '('■"kl«   snd   "^-rrtannpn •
■apfJlMktlowMtprkMa.    niAMHi FUEE SATURDAY,  JANUARY 1, 1916.
Importance of
Physical Elation
Our president system ot physical education With its theories, classifications, organizations practical workings ol exercise and recreation, and
new ideas on play life is uot a small
subject for discussion, it is one of
the foremost topics in the municipal
mind today, particularly in the large
titles that have sections where tenement     life conditions  must   he
which had worn him out.
King     Peter is a real soldier.     Ho
lias     insisted     on     remaining at the
front  when  he was so weak he could
hardly     sit     his  horse.   There is  a
story told of the king riding   up   the
trenches    where    hiB    brave soldiers
crouched,  their ammunition gone, but
leady     to use their  bayonets     upon
the Austrian?.  Drawing his sword tho
king     said: "My dear brethren,     you
have sworn allegiance to your coun-
On Christmas day a rag time double try aud your king.   From this latter
competition  was held on the bowling oath  I now release you.   You are   at
alleys,   in the forenoon Johnson   uud  liberty     to    return    to your homes.
,                            .,,   ,,,,.          , „. Your aged    king    has come to take
Lyons had top score with '.i4t, pins for
your place,     for you must be moro
three games.   Tins remained the bigh- timn wyrn out „   mth ^ wordg
est   until the afternoon when     again
Rag Time Doubles
Dn Christmas Day
Johnson with  Burridge as a partner.
bowled 951  pins for the three  games,
t heating the  previous  high  score     by
villi     something that will keep     tbe
physical, mental and moral well     being ot the rising  generation  up     to
anything like the proper standard.
Only a tew years ago physical edu-
(at inn   was   thought   little  of,   special
iimliiy exercise was lelt to a few enthusiasts who were tolerated but not
encouraged, and regular physical
training was not at all compulsory
excepting in the army, etc., where it
was used more as a drill and as .i
.-jeans of giving the men enough work
to keeji them in good health. In
those days too the training was burdensome. The old methods of Swedish and German drills were in vogue,
('•ry, hard work and exceedingly uninteresting, producing erect, strong
men with hard overdeveloped muscles
Movements were all machine like and
lequlred long training and hard practice. The gymnastics and athletics
\ ere lelt entirelj to the more proficient and better trained competitors,
■iiil specialising in one branch of
competition was considered the course
lee        fOllOW.
NMiw-a-ilays the world is waking up
lo the fact that physical training
■should not be for a lew special lists
Imi for every single individual, man.
woman or child. Men 1 Ite Dr. Gullet:
and Robert J. Roberts realised that
: v nasties and athletics should bo
scientifically taught to all, and their
ideas were taken up by the colleges
nnd other centres of education. Tha H
iii.i's began to realise that it was
i eeded In the schools, and systems of
training were devised and playground
organised,    giving    the children     ad-     Total
ntages that  thej   n ver had belore.
i neii the idea .if play crejit in     and
we find that it is one ol the most im
nt    features     in physical education.   Exercise in congenial surround*
Ings   and accompanied by a     "good
time" is far more beneficial than dry
hard work such as tbe Swedish move-
lents produce.   Now we Bnd In   our
•   -  -   suited   to      nil
tlasses ol Individuals, the idea of re-
creation Is emphasized, exercise ism-.
bj    music and gymnastic
dancing, introduced by Davidson,     is
very    popular.    Bright     competitive
used, .in 1 the latest in atb-
ie' ies      • impetition. The whole
bas     changed trom "individual
' ard    work'   to one ol "team play."
The    first  Is r com intration e.f     the
'■■■;     m  the  body, while the second
I cl mt  lor the   ! odv and relaxation ol the mind.   The new is by far
cial and does the most
good for the most  people.
only live pins.   This
for the day.
S.     'oiiling
',.. Blackberg
Total   vMM
il. Carpenter
,J.  Thompson
Total 794
vv. T. Johnson
ll ;
•I. H. Lyons
Total 946.
T. 0. Neil
J.   L.   Hay
Total  MY.
W.   Little
W.  Neary
Total  921
J.   II.   Lyons
i -
U.  Squarebriggs
Total S«€.
H. Parker
W. Neary
Total   '"i
il.  Burridge
\v. T. Johnson
- C.P.R. Defeat Map
TSiree Straight GasiBJ
On Monday evening the Maples
bowled off against the C.P.R. and lost
.n three Btralght games. Capt. O'Neil
was high man for the C.P.R., averaging 157 pins for the three games.
No Gymnastic Display
Km ftar's
|i ividson
i :1
CAN \niVN  1
L. Crawlord
K. Whyte
1 17
tbe repairs thai are be-
ine made on the building the Y.M.C.
\. h is found it Impossible to present
their annual gymnasium display  tins
year      on  New   Year's dav.   This   will
gn at   dis e  point ment  to the
ij    mil girls, as well as the public,
i thej have been workli ■: up n little
program    lor the afternoon expecting
thai tin-re' would be the usual display
'  this year the fate   have declared
on Sunday afterno   i, at   I ■
Hev. C. A. Procunli i wil
nddr iss to the men    i tli    '    ■■'■■.
buildln ..   Thi se  ■ i ro
much enjoyed by the N .M.C.A. mem-
bers and old Iriends ai >1 new an coi
diallj  invit id to rally t'i these
n es,    \ lit He p ii   mal • Hi n I  end   en-
thuslasm  «111  double the
i • an "is     are      ; ei lall?
Special  Bulging.   Bervlce ovei  My     5
o'clo'tk sharp,
n King
a Throne
kinc a constitutional monarch, and
has widened the hounds of popular
government Id his country.
Twelve years ago Peter Karageoi ••
vltch wus crowned King ot Serbia at
Belgrade, In that time his country
hns been engaged in three wars, and
.en that icciiiirit, if on no other, the
military party has heen the strongest
Meet.,i in the kingdom. It was thc
military party that created the revolution; and u wns by military officers that King Alexandra and Queen
Draga wore murdered. King Peter
has heen under the dominion of the
military party, and he iooi tlresd ol
Serbian throne. The way lor his nr- hie thraldom, although, as remarked.
cession was clonred by one ■>( the he has been a constitutional monarch
most brutal murders In modern times nnd, In fact, little more than a figure
anid since Peter profited by tbe assas- head    for   some ast.   Several
>.million ol King Alexander and limes bis abdication has been report-
Queen Drags there has been a gener- ed, nnd n couple e.f months hei're the
.il disposition iei believe the! he eltta ivai broke mil the crown prince was
er Inspired or approved the plan that appointed regent. Tt was then an-
ni.iilie him king. Thl.i, however, he tiounced that tie king's ill health
has always strenuously denied, Leav- made it impossible Mir him t.-i fully
lng aside the bloodthirsty revolution discharge the duties ol hi* office, but
thai brought him to the throne, it is ll was whispered that the real -
admitted     that  be has heen  a     good  le was his difficulties with the   army,
King Peter oi 9erbla wlll never be
the immortal and heroic figure that
King Albert of Belgium has become,
but, nevertheless, he too Is a kinc
WlthOUl a Country, and there is being poured  out on  him  sonic of    that
sympathy that flowed to King Albert
more than a year ago in Blnii ti r
rlrcumstancos King Peter came tothe
the king galloped towards the enerxry,
and his soldiers springing to their
feet followed him in a charge that
made a panic iri the Austrian lines.
Tins story is vouched for hy Prince
Alexis, and is recorded hy Jamea
Walter Smith in the Boston Transcript.
King Peter had his miltary education in France, where he was in iv.le
with his father and mother. He .'as
trained m St. Cyr, and when the
Franco-Prussian war broke out he
hastened to offer his services. Few oflicers had more exciting experiences
in the course of this war than "Red
Peter," as he was called. Three times he was taken prisoner hy the Germans. Three he made his escape and joined thc French army and
in the mil was given the Legion of
Honor for his soldierly services. Later on he took part in the rising in
Herzegovina, and in the Russo-Turk-.
ish war. He had, therefore, something to do with establishing Serbian
ind pi ndence. Hut the reigning dyn-
.sty would have nothing to do with
him, and he remained in Geneva and
Paris, a royal exile, until the dramatic assassination of Alexander and
Draga made it possible for him to re-
urn to Belgrade as king.
Tn the early years of his re gn he
had many difficulties to '■•"'■ n ' -v th
Fail ine to denounce the regicides, be
ivas held responsible for their acts,
and was boycotted by most of the
great European powers. Nor was he
n popular idol. The people were rather disappointed with his personal
•appearance, for he is small and thin,
nnd wears pincenez, and his hawklike
face and heavy moustache gave an
almost opera touch to his person.He has shown, however, an attachment to bis country's interests
that should endear him to the people
should he survive the war, and
Ehould be desire to resume the throne
insi i ad of abdicating in favor of bis
son. Like King Albert, be has seen
his country destroyed, but like Al-
i "it. he di es i io* reeret t1"- stand he
took from the heginning. Tn days to
come his later strength rather than
his earlier weakness will be remembered.
line oef the jihases of the war thn
public is inclined to underestimate,
but which is of great military Importance, is the British submarine activity 'lL-ainst German ore carriers
and transports in the Baltic. Tho
British navy blockade ol Germany
has hereti fere not availed to deprive
the Central Empires of ores and met-
also necessary for munition manufacture, because the Baltic sea wus open
and a lartre traffic was built up with
Sweden, a large iron producer.
Through Norwegian and Swedish
jiorts great quantities of contraband
have been iroinsr into German ports to
the creat advantage of the beleag-
ured Central empires. The subroutine
campaign has, however, upset this
prettj Teuton arrangement. Five ore
carriers helonging to German firms
! ave 'een sunk, a fleet .if more than
thirty 1 is been tied up in Swedish
M iii ois, and a Swedish steamer load"
ed with ore for German destination
has been captured and taken into a
Russian jmrt. Tne Germans uro
proposing te. convey their transport
' "ts with warships, but obviously
the British submarines would wei
come the target. The entrance of
British submarines Into the Baltic
campaign ends German attempts to
full control of the Baltic. Even in
this inland sea their fleet cannot
safely put out for a cruise. Thus
Germany is being isolated for importing purposes from thc north. On
the east and west she is confronted
by enemies. The Balkans remain as
her one hone for drawing new
strength into her campaign and to
replenish the supplies, both for war
and peaceful purposes, that now have
■ m -i low. The lesson thai the British navy can reach Into remote seas
Is not likely to be lost on  Sweden.
Revelstoke Departmental Stores
We aim to give maximum
wear At minimum price
A Most Happy
Prosperous New Year
To One and All
C. B. HUME & CO., LTD.
Act" for the Rev-
Bistrict will     be
the "Public School
elstoke Assessment
held as follows:—
At Court House, Revelstoke, B. C,
Wednesday 5th day of January, 1916,
at 10.30 o'clock In the forenoon.
At Government Office, Nakusp, B.
C, Thursday, 6th day of January,
191°, at 2 o'clock in tbe afternoon.
Dated at Revelstoke. B. 0„ December 15th, 1915.
(Signed!     CHAS. M. FIRLD
Judge of Court of Revision & Appeal
Do you want to earn
$ $ 10 a week or more
h in your own home ?
Reliable persons will be furnished with
profitable, all -year- roun.t employment
on Auto-Knitting
Machines. $10 per
week readily earned. Wc teacb you
at home, distance
is no hindrance.
Write for purticu-
1 -ri, rate* of pay,
r,cnd 2C. stamp.
Dept. 198,  257Colleg»8i   -   Toronto
(Atmat I ■ ier nti r. England)
N'otice is hereby given that a Court
ol Revision and Appeal under the
1 mvislnns of the "Taxation Act" and
Armstrong & (o.
Nugget Polish and
2 in 1 Polish
Meets every Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock, in Selkirk Hall.
Visiting brothers "cordially is-
A. F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings are beld la
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each month at t p.m.
Visiting brethren art cordially
JOHN  LKE,  W.  M.
ROBT.   GORDON,   Betretevj
It's Jim ul policy to think ol the future
It's still better policy to provide against
the misfortunes ll maj have In si re
•in ymi. Tin' BUresl *.iv of pt otectlnft
yourself and family i- a
with ii reliable company. The high
financial standing and long businesi
career of the Kootenny Agencies
makes it absolutely trustworthy.
Your time may be Dear al band.
Don't delay.    Tuke out a pulley now,
A. B,  KINCAID, Manager.
I. 0. O. F.
Meets every Thursday «venlng la
Selkirk  Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting brethern cordially Invito
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
If you want what you want when you
want it try Mail-Herald Want Ads
Revelstoke Lodge
No. 11185
Meel ■ evei y second
and Fourth Tut sday
in  the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are oordially Invited.       ALLAN K. FYFE, Die.
IL I.. BAUG.See.
E. 6. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We sp<aclaliu In
Metallio Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnaoe Work and up-
Work simp k-Uonnaught Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.O.
Get "More Money** lor your Foxes
Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver Lynx, Wolves,
Marten and other Fur bearers cnllnird la your seedoa
Sine V(it it l'i IIS Dtill ' r ,.. "stirIIFltT" Hit larpcst
Iioum- in Ihr \\nt\i tl ilirij rv la lwl) in MUU1I AMERK AN HAW IUSS
the only rciiaM ■
Write* tor i
1 ■
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Wl ••■ I   • "CIK i luilKtllfctiiM-n.
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NOV -!(•„ I-UKK
AD   QUIIRFPT   .nr-   2R-S7 WEST e\USTlN AVE.
. D. OHUDE.K 1 , lnC. Dtp: C 78 Cl.ltAGO.U.S.A. PAGE .-i '
Arthur Bennett returned on Monday      \V. li
Oalgary. couver.
Farris Is
visit  to  Van-
Vi.   II.   Wallace
Bpenl   Christ-'    A.  E.  Noble of Arrowhead was'
. Revelstoke this week
(I. S. McCarter is in the city.
Den Dickey is visiting bis home   in
Cujit. E. T. Petar of Kamloops was
in Revelstoke this week.
W. A. S. Duncan of Bear Creek reg-
ending the holi-
■James Walker is spe
days  in  Kamloops.
Miss Doris Bennett ol Calgary, is
spending the holidays iu the city.
H. c,. McDonald ol Golden registered at tin King Edward hotel ou Friday.
i Robbins who has been Invalided '. me fi ■ mi England is expected on
\ iM Ni ble ol Arrowhead was a
guest at the King Edward hotel ou
P. II. Graham il Roglna was among
the guests al the King Edward hotel
uo Tuesday.
and Mrs. .Murray ol Crunbrook
•were guests at the Hotel Revelstoke
on Thursday.
After the New Vear the Farmer's
market will be open every Wednesday
and Saturday.
i   ester Sommerville,  of the Revelstoke    Bchooi stafl, is home for    tbe
. iys.—Salmon Arm Observer.
ll Perry-Leake ol Revelatoke arrived n the city last evening and is a
guest  at the Hume.—Nelson  News.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Spurgeon of Revel-,
stoke are  spending  the holidays  with
Iriends in the city.—-Kamloops Standard. I
Chas.  M.  Field is holding c.mrt    ot
i. . sion    for    the Revelatoke Assessment district at the court house lure
next   Wednesday  and  at Nakusp next
The meeting 'if tho Methodist Ep-
wort': League last Monday evening
was ■..rule! the auspices of the literary
section. Tbe topic ''• Christinas trees
and Christmas Customs" was introduced by Rev. W. Lashley Hall, and
various members read press extracts
relative to the subject. Mrs. F. Bews
presided over an informative and interesting evening.
The tine table of the Canadian
Northern Pacific railway, in its lists
of stations in British Columbia, contains the names of a number of tho
(ioneers of the province, whose mem-
rles will thus be perpetuated for future generations.   Tbe idea to do    so
ifjlnated With Sir Richard  McBride,
who     was     consulted by the general
inager as to what names niicht appropriately  attach  to  places
1 ad  as  yet
Mrs.  Fergusson  is a guest
I . W.  Ki|i|>, Seventh street.
of   Mrs.
H. Melville Wright of Victoria is at
the King Edward hotel Friday.
T. H. Reade of Calgary was at   the
Hotel  Revelstoke on Wednesday.
The Old Timers Barn Dunce is   being '   ■■ - ••
angels—ushering     in     the new order, some     scheme will be lound to   buck     THE CANADIAN EGG MARKET
Tbey were songs of redemption,   'lhe the paper currency with a silver   se-     i?or the firet time in a number     ol
coming of Christ was not aimless nor curity,  somewhat  as our silver ccrti- years     eggs    havc taken a prominent
accidental—the latter truth being   de- licates are based on silver dollars.   A place  in Canada's export trade. This
\ eloped In the morning theme dealing demand    for   sliver    for this purpose,  js     largely due to the  unprecedented
with     the triple preparation covering should     tbe     plan    ever be adopted,  demand for eggs on the part of     the
all past ages. would     play     an  important part In British market and the fact that Bri-
The     one supreme purpose of     the laising the market price of the metal tish     dealers have shown a     marked
ietered at the King Edward hotel   on IfiCOidental coming of Christ was   the'    At the present practically the   only preference     Ior     Canadian eggs over
Monday.                                             I        redemption of the human race. It was silver mines,  excepting those iu    the United States eggs and a, willingueBu
Dr.     Unjuhart and C. H. Urquhort llliw Uiat Inspired the song of Simeon west, in active operation are those at t0 pay a distinctly higher price     for
the eistatic utterance of Anna,     the Cobalt, Ontario, tbe rest of the world them.
song of Mary and the song of Zachar- production coming  principally as     a     $0 great in fact has been the     de-
ias.   The long night of misgiving and by-product from  the electrolytic cop- mand     that   Canadian dealers     bavo
suspense     was past.   God had visited per refineries.     The silver values     in shipped     practically all of the available Canadian storage product to the
Urquhart and C.
of     Vancouver are spending the holidays in Revelstoke.
Mr.  and Mrs.  J.  S.   Martin, Revel
stoke,     are guests at the James Bay  nnd redeemed His people (Luke 1, 68)
hotel.—Victoria Times.
eld Friday in the opera house
Lieut.     E
w is a visitor
Lacey ol  Kamloops
Revelstoke this week-
Lieut. G. H. Brock returned to
Edgewood this morning. Mr. Brock
will attend the military school in
\ ictoria.
copper ore occur principally in     the
carbonates     usually iiuar the surface,
Darkies in the south, when the day
of their redemption drew nigh,  broke I'm! decrease in the sulphide ores     at
into    sung.     Lincoln was bailed    ns greater depth, so that no substantial
their deliverer.   Contrasted withfthese Increases     seem   likely  from  existing
moving    scenes     and     strains, .songs copper mines.
sung with heart moving pathos by the  —
Next  week  the  week   of  prayer  will   Jubilee Singers—were the poor pitiful BEEF  RAISING.
Arnold McCarter Intends joining the
TJini Seaforth Highlanders at Vancouver.
G. Macleod and A. McLeod ol Hear
t reek were guests in Revelstoke this
Aid. A. Tyrell of Kamloops was
a guest at the Hotel Revelstoke on
John Brill has returned with bis
family from a visit at Bdmociton and
(•ther Alberta points.
H. .1. Esslemont of Revelstoke was
in the City Wednesday on business.—
Kamloops Standard.
he     observed     in     the  Presbyterian productions which only skim tbe sui
church.   The service each evening will fuce of things unmoved,
jetommencp at S o'clock.
Mrs. Conger and daughter came lu
from Revelstoke on Thursduy night to
take in the concert and will speed
t hristmas with her mother Mrs.
Bjorkman ut Canoe.—Salmon Arm Ob"
Owing to the shortage of soft coal
we have arranged for a car of Wellington coal for the early part of tho
week. This will retail at $10.25 per
ton.   Sibbald and Son.
GET THE HABIT.—Place your  fire
nnd accident insurance with Chas. M.
Miss Middleton and Miss Barton   of Field,  who  represents only old      and
Nelson  were guests at the Hotel Rev- reliable companies.
.istoke on Wednesday. ]    -^ CQa, |Qr gale   SU)1)ald & Sou_
McRae's Shoe Store, Howson block,
■for Leggings arid Gaiters
sion 50c,
There has been  issued at Ottawa a
Some visits don't do any good, but new     addition of Bulletin No. -.1     ol
God's     visits    leave   abiding  results,  the Live Stock Branch, "Beef Raising ,,f
Angel     visitants   announced to AbJa-  In Canada."    It is available on      up   On
ham thai  he Bhould be the father    of plication  to  the   Publications Branch
she  faithful,    Angel  visitants  ar.iiouii- of the Department of Agriculture. Up-
ced to Mary the birth of the Son   of wards     of one    hundred pages,     nnd
God.   Thi.s world stands in a diflerent  nearly     as    many half tone lllustra-
lelation to what it did hefore.   It   is tions,     conveying     valuable infornia-
not given over to its own devices, lt  tion    are given. the contribu-
has felt the feet of tbe son of God. It   tors     are many of the  best informed they should be procurable by the con-
iF.    a redeemed     world.   No      matter nnd most experienced beef raisers and pumers accordingly.
experimenters in Canada. On     the    other hand the Canadian
A sect inn is devoted to descriptivo market at the present time is very
accounts of the various breeds of firm for Canadian "sjiecials" (new-
beef    cattle     raised    in this country, laid)  the  production  of  which  is not.
Old Country. As a result, there is
not in Canada at the present time,
sufficient eggs in storage to supply
home consumption until fresh receipts
in appreciable quantities begin tc
come in.
Quantities of eggs from thc United
States, however, are being imported
into Canada, some in bond for export
but the larger part to take the place
the Canadian product exported^
account of the keen demand for
Canadian eggs above mentioned, dr
ited States eggs can be laid down in
t anada at the present time, duty
paid, at several cents per dozen less
thnn the price at which Canadian
eggs arc selling for, for export     nnd
what does or does not transpire
thc interval,  God has visited and
deemed His people.
Reference was  made to the wonder-
Supt, J. M. McKay ot the C. IM R. I
Revelstoke, made a trip .iver the S. !
and 0. this week.—Vernon News.
J. M. Doyle, superintendent for P.
Burns & Co., Calgary, is in tbe city
a guest at thc Hotel Revelstoke.
A watchnight service will be held in
St. John's Presbyterian church tonight beginning at 11.30. The public
are invited.
Dr. Orr, Sr., with an unlimited supply of cordwood at his disposal guarantees to have the opera house warm
for "What  Happened to Jones."
fui power that can change the general while practical  information on  breed- , nough      in  most  instances to supply
attitude one towards another, as     at ing,   rearing,  housing, and   marketing )|1C demand at local country markets.
Xmas;   that    in the    very    trenches a Is also contained. This means that high juices will havc
year ago  imposed  an   Informal  truce. In   dealing  with  the finished     steer to be paid in consuming centres     in
Through the smoke of battle the face it is  rightfully remarked that   to sue- order to draw a portion of these sup-
of a child is seen, and the child's face teed the requirements of the purchas- plies     from    local  points.   Producers
shines with the light of God.    Above cr must  be complied  with.   The stnn- must therefore definitely expect reason
the     din other sounds nre heard—the dard of the beef market has  changed Bbly high prices during the jieriod   ot
song    of     angels from the skies cele- (.really     in recent years. The bulloch low production for fresh gathered egg
to see "What Happened to  |)ratjng    the advent of the Redeemer that commands the highest price is u that will grade "specials."
Jones,"  next   Wednesday  night,   Jan,  ()f th;, worl(] compact,   well  finished  animal   weigh- The question has been raised as  to
5th,  at  the opera house.                                             jing   not more than 1,500 iiounds     on
I foot    and if he  weighs only 1200' lbs.
seats 75c; general admis-
Call acid inspect Howson & Co.'s
H2W and ujitodate line of Baby Cutters and Children's Hand Sleighs.
The lirst Canadian contingent which
(ought in the Boer war was ir.Burcd
for one million dollars in the com-
liany represented here by Cha». M.
Silver to be in
Big k\wm
The     best coal in town today
Robbins  semi-hard coal;  it has
Notice nf the following appointments Is contained ir. yesterday's issue of the B. C. Gazette: H. S. Ban
well of Fernie, to be a court of revision and appeal for the Fort     Steele
assessment district during the ab- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
sence of Mr. G. G. Moflatt on mlli- Bourne Bros, in Cut Glass, Silver
to be members of the Deposit ware, Carving Sets, Cutlery,
Board;     The Hon. William  Skates,  Jardinieres, Dinner Sets, etc.
Those who are theorising about
business conditions after thc close of
the war seem to neglect bar silver,
which all interests agree should score
a remarkable advance, suys tbe Bos-
lasting qualities of hard coal and co ton News Bureau.
c.Bh or soot as from soft coal. While the war goes on use of silver
in tho arts in the countries at war is
Do not miss the bargains on sale at  ni,    proportion of silver so used     to
total silver production is as three to
been  given no particular
tary duty;
John     Bowser,  K.   '., Premier;     the
Hon. Thomas Taylor. Provincial Sm-
ntaiy,    ind   Mie'   ll"i:.   William   Rode]
ick     Ross, K. 0., Minister of Lands ;
tbe  Hon.  Wllllan   John  Bowser,   Attorney-General,  as Commissioner     e.f
1 isheries
I   Certificates   ol Incorporation     nave
The death occurred of William Atch-  leen   granted et   it. i
ison  Bell iu his 68th year on Monday   turn School, Ltmttnd   head
night at the fan,ily residence. The di ver, and i
ceased had heen ill last week from   a  B.  C   Optical  Society  mie.
cold and grippe and his death dming lenl
Ight   was quite unexpected.    Mr     Lpartments    Limited.
Pell  came  to  Revelstoke ahout    four 500
. ears     ago     from   Annan,  Scotland,  bi
where   he was engaged in the grocery     in]
1 lsicess.   For     some    time after his       '    ■■ ther
be wus engaged by the C.   P
•:    He  was a man oi retiring dlspo-  I
lei I ;■•■
composed    a number of poetical pro- pany
■   • -    ii'      '.as well Informed
current   md relij ious topics and     an
five. When the wur closes use of silver for the arts may be expected to
make up for lost time.
Oni   i'f the biggest traders iu silver
We are v.-ry  bullish on silver   after
the    close of the war.   We expect    a
moderate    advance   at present, inas-
On    Sr.,  with an unlimited much as India this season has bought
of  cordwood  at  bis disposal,  no silver and as the requirements   of
SAVE 30 PER CENT, on your fuel
lil! by using Banff Hard Coal for
jour furnace.   Sibbald &. Son.
There's  comfort  in  cooking
loursier'e Coal.
Mr    D
have  thc  opera house England aril  France  and  other COUn-
•   "Wl • "d to Jones"  tries for coinage purposes is great.
DurinL' thc early months of the war
KHEAD BRIQUETTES BUR: Lomira     and     officcr,. reoelved their
pay     in     paper  money.    So long as
- have been settled   on such   forces were in their own coun-
Iive6 of - issencers drowned in the try payment in such a medium work-
fer,  who  held  policies ed     alright,     but     when  thc armies
I il  and largest company In reached remote points in France and
rhose a.-ent here is Cbas. came     to  thc  Dardanelles something
■Id. other than   paper  money  had to     he
used.   Gol.l     could  not be  of servico
far tbe largest part of the
gold sujiply had to bc kept In reserve
I  deal had to How to  Am-
:gh Bells, Snow-
The question has been ralBed as
whether the phenominal demand on
the part of the British market for
he will fetch the top figure, provided Canadian eggs will continue. This dt-
he has the form, quality and finish, pends entirely upon the quality of
Even tbe thousand pound "baby beef" Canadian eggs exported. Canada has
is looked for by the hest buyers on tremendous possibilities as an egg
this side of the Atlantic but such producing country. The poultry ln-
cattle are not shipped abroad. Thc dustry is nt present but u mere frac-
change Is greatly to the advantage ol tjon i'f what it might he. It re-
thc producer, as other things being mains, therefore, for those most in-
equal, the younger the animal goes terested in the development of this
to market the less is the cost of food trade to make the best possible use
i.nd the greater the profit to tbc pro- of their nrescnt opportunities, nnd by
ducer. To secure delicate flavor and rarefnl supervision of the quality of
tenderness a certain proportion of fat Canadian eggs going forward to pave
is necessary and this should bc in- the way Ior an extensive and profit-
corporated     witb     the  flesh  or lean able export trade in thc future.
meat rather than appear only as     a r
covering to the muscles. The great _^—
secret in producing a carcass of beef
is to treat an animal in such a way
that fat grows with it during the entire period of its life time. It is unfortunately thc too common prncticc
of Canadian beef raisers to produce
ell the fat that, an animal carries in
the course ol a few months. Much of
the fat put on in this way is deposited on the outside of the carcass ; it
is largely wasted, as it is useful for
little else than tallow. The carcass
that dresses out showing specks and
streaks of fat throughout thc lean
tissue commands the highest price.
The only way to be sure of prime
quality is to maintain thc animal in
good condition by a system ol liberal feeding from birth to maturity.
Then tbe finishing jieriod ls comparatively short, and the carcass produces the highly desired marbled  beef.
. e- satii There
leci ised, widow,
: i    Vdam, hoth
- ■   thi   C inadian expedi-
'.'       gi •      . i  ■
e. The tuner
• •    ind waa     ind He*     '■
fl    Sti ."nson.
tei      if
■ii    \   !•;   ••■ i
' I    W i' ■ ny of rela>
'■ resenl , .   HI„|   Mr
llant    ' .1-   Edna Flugraet and Mer-        ,.
cy Hatton in "Incomparable Mis» ptettj in
refei Bell,irs.'    A refined comedy    f . e wltl
the best typ 5 parts. t, and -     e net    of
SATURDAY     and    Matinee   - World ermine     furs   tbe gift  of
Film (o. pri sent Robert Warwick in
"Allias Jimmy Valentine", 5 parte. roml   .iniI ri]K(, wor„ hftr father's gift,
One of the best holiday attritions a hand earl       and
\Tisu    Stevensi i
blue  tailored   mit,  With  old  roue  and
Mack     picture bit   and corsage hoil-
i iei   r>f     roses    The   wedding
■'.■af; played by the organist  ol
Michael's,   Mr.    and     Mr    Blackball
Christmas Services
At Methodist Church
fernie has invested $30,001 of tne
city's sinking fund in thc big Dominion  wnr loan.
From now. on Postmaster Kane at
Kuslo is going to lock up the works
for an hour nt noon to enable bim to
discard  the full  dinnrr pall Ior     the
Drug Store
New Year (arts
Many to choose from
POST    CARDS   25c.   ft   DOZEN
l'i KM each 10c
In  consequence,   England,  and
and other countries turned   to
bil .■ i  ami bave colne i  vast  amounts
er  en toi   i iii  come  into prominence    during the somtng months.
e   measure pro-
        viding     standiirdir.-it >f    coinage
China,   ind  long  dormant bot home noonday feed.   As tbe mails
"public.   Is  being  revived,  all     arrive at night business is quiet
■  the stan- at midday particularly.   Country peo-
;"'" " ,!'"r"  »ou I   ,.   Immediate pie who have „„ other place to await
mncea, valued the return of the p.m. will be enter
l'    liy      '• ,.i,. ,llv   no
it   ntbi ■   ■   .ball  '■■
' ■' tion bas been unable to sh,,.     much
si I ocesaee   wer,.
on     German*   and that
tt God had  country naturally lent ao aid to   the
'   this   earth,    which   - •- ., .„,   r,.t.,,,tl
be     the -nme after   The   nnm   tetta .       irt|,  ((f
dispensation begin* with     an ,.)y, p„u Hnd 0h„e |mv„ „,,!„„,,, ,,,„
talned   nt   tbe   Kootenaian  olbce;Kdit
or     Power     has just installed a new
checker hoard.   A  limited quantity ol
matrix's     always available for smokers.
Kodak Supplies
The bright days and winter
pastime- invite  your kodak
We have a Complete stork (
films and iiapers.
Eine Leather Albums in wblcb
von can keep a record o( your
kodak    [e.'iutioim.
^_^______K)nei=       rr.en   and
and a picture that should he seen by
all.   Tl ■ t stai tllng scene     is
when Jimmy opens the safe after
tb' little child has been lock.«d in—
Jlnimy being an expert sale cfaOk-
MONDAY nnd Matinee—The Broken
TUESDAY and Mn'ince- Marriage ol
Kitty   ". parts.   Creat Mrr/cdy.
WEDNESDAY and Matinee—Warren
Kerrigan in the "Oyster Dredi-er,"
ln t partp. Li. Ko Comedy 2 parts.
OaiiH' ot f.ove, with Fatty Voes.
Country eOlreue.
THURSDAY  and  Matlnee-The   Ruj?-'pnpPhlres.   The    groom's gift to
maker's   Dau.-htcr. '. parts.   Oliver )iri(,„mflld WnB „ p„,ir, „Ur  nm1
left   Immediately  after  Mie ceremony
on  n short  trip to  Portland and  Sent
tie and will return here for a dav   or
two before going to Revelstoke wbern
they will be at home after the M"W
Year. The brld" was the recipient of
Tinnv beautiful idfts From the
IrlriP'n father the rrootn received n
rrcRccnt. scarf pin  of diamonds     and
"•   ■ ' co. witb Maud Allen.
I the rroornsmnn he gave nti nniber nnd
hrlnr pipe   Vancouver Province,
Dominion  Kxprees Money Orders
W.  li.  HOKOlilN
Nkxt    TO     I'iiht     Oi'Ik e
••  lllvei   m   the  United  States.
Iltlon, silver ai ii byproduct   ol
the   tappet    companies bus increased
proportionately    to n,e advance    in
i 'ipj.i r production
'       probabl)  a far cry     to
t'.n    remoBettlsation of «iiver,   son.f-,
thing      Ol     the   kind,    iiidcr   . oinf   less,
in;   u ■ name, has bean luggeated an
probabli   "inn 'In   Impoverished    nn
tlona     'if   BufOpe start in   to   id unit
then       Manner*     and   their   circulation
nedln      after   the   wnr    Oermnny  ie-
jecrlnlly and England and Frnnfi1 te. %\
lens extent  have nt  present  a  mass of j
paper      money   with  srnnll  gold    back
Iflg      While     the   war la ln progreaa
this    currency     i-i accepted  without
iiurnt.lnn       but on conclusion of     the
conflict,   It  In predicted,   there  will   Ma
demand for a more adP(|iinte aecnrlty. j
Bold     will  I..' demnndad  in  international commerce and to settle foreign
|debts,     and silver men believe     tbnt
(in behalf of N.C.O.'s and men of
Overseas unit in Revolstoke, I desire
to express sincere thanks for tho
\iiiiih. dinner and good thing! provid
id by the ladles and citizens of Rev
elstoke and nlao to Mr 0, F. l,lnd
mark who personally attended nnd
ii ranged the dinner.
R.  TI.   SAWYER,  Capt.
The Rexall Store
When in Doubt
To know what to get in Fresh Meats or Fish
TRY US—we always have a i/ood variety and
handled untler strictly sanitary conditions.
Revelstoke Meat Market


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