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Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigation centre between Calgary
and the Pacific ocean.
'-.vice   weekly—Read
i)y   everyone—The    recognised
advertising    medium    for    the
city and district.
Vol. 22-No  71
_________ L _
$2.50 Per Year
PABb.   W
ITJic much talked of tax sale bylaw
•wuh given three readings by the city
Council at its meeting last night. It,
provides for the sale ol property   on
■which L918 taxes ale in arrears. Aids.
Hmythe and Bourne opposed the pass-
Sng of the bylaw.
A letter was received from the city
Solicitor advislug the council that
tbe provision in the market bylaw
providing that the peddling of produce shall only be allowed on the
market and only on certain clays was
heyond  the  power  of the council.
The bylaw was laid over in consequence of the legal opinion, Aid.
Smythe voting nay.
Aid, Smythe proposed that all
Chinese peddlars should be licensed,
but it was explained by tlie city
clerk that it would lie illegal to li
cense Chinese without also lieensiiiL'
whito ranchers.
ii. T. Blbb asked the council for   a
grant to erect a ease for :, municipal
exhibit at the Btation, Tin- COUncl'
granted ?2'ri on condition that another $26 were raised by public subscription.
The account of thc fire- brigade for
*1 :M".Tr. for attendance at the fire at
Sawyer Bros, mill was passed. The
gpvernment and the insurance companies will be asked to reimburse the
Resolution of Thanks to Member for Kootenay for
Efforts to Secura Alien Internment Camp—No
Action Taken on Tax Sale Bylaw
Meeting of Subscribers
to Machine Gun Fund
A meeting of all subscribers to
thc machine gun fund has been called by Mnyor \V. A. Foote, treasurer
of the fund. The meeting will be
held in the city ball on Tuesday ev-
enlng when the advisability of transferring the money subscribe,.! to some
other patriotic object will be considered. '
More Recruits for
Overseas Service
Suggests Enlargement
of Park Boundaries
At the meeting of the board of
trade on Thursday Vi. H. Horobin
suggested that the board should
place itself on record as favoring tho
inclusion in the national park of all
land outside tlie city limits lying
north of the railway tracks. He said
that while on the hill in company
with J. B. Harkin. parks commis-
missioner, he had noticed large numbers of blui which he thought
should be protected. The park limits  were  to  Me soon  defined and      the
commissioners   had   suggested    that
lie bring the matter before the board.
The only settlers effected would Im? the
Rev. c. A. Procunier, C. R. Macdonald   ainl   himself.    If   included   in    tbo
park appropriations could be obtained
for roads and trails giving easier
transportation t.i the summit.
T. Kilpatrick said that it would bo
difficult to have 'he land included in
the park if it were fit for cultivation, j
11. It. Atkins thought that the proposal needed careful consideration.
He would not like to he compelled
to carry his gun as far as Greely
before he could shoot.
On suggestion of Mr. Kilpatrick it
was decided t.e appoint a committee
to examine the location and to report  t.i tlie Imard.
Two more detachments of recruits
for active service left the city during
the past week, one for Vernon and
the other for Kamloops, while tive
more volunteers have enrolled themselves for overseas service. The latest  volunteers are:
P. Carson, born Toronto, Ont.,
next of kin .). 0. Murray, Vancouver,  B. 0., age 23,  miner, single.
John MacAuley, born county Caven, Ireland, next of kin Robt. MacAuley, Lancashire, Scotland, age 46,
baker,  single.
Hugh     McColl     Henderson,     born
Glasgow, Scotland, , next of kin Mrs
a.  M.   Henderson,  Ballachulist, Scotland, age Hi, clerk, single.
James Mclnroy, born Hastings
county, Out., next of kin James Mc-
Inroy, Bellevtew, Ont.. age, 32, logger,  single.
Nathaniel Rowe, born Cornwall,
Eng., next of kin Nathaniel Rowe,
St. Blazey, Cornwall, Eng., age 29,
butcher, single.
The recruits who left for Kamloops
on Aug. "0 were: George Weir, Nor-
i: an Turner. R. 0. Salt, W. W. Ross,
James Callager, and H. G. Garner.
On Wednesday the following left
for Vernon: Allen Royle, John Royle,
Wm. Shenn. Leonard Woods, N.
Montgomery, Owen navies, Walter C,.
Nichol  and  H.  L.  Rronkoy.
Party at arrowhead
is Much Enjoyed
(Special to the Mail-Herald)
ARROWHEAD,   Ii.    0.,  Bept. 8—A
most  enjoyable  putty  wns  given     at
tbe     I.'Une     of     Mr. and Mrs.  Cecil
Johnston,   21   Mile   Hoard,   last   Wed-,
nesday      evening      in    honor  of   Mrs.
Johnston's mother,   Mrs.   M.  Gooder,
who     has     been  visiting here  before
leaving for     California, and of Privates H.  B,  Kirk and D.  Yonner     of
the  ."Ith      battalion,   who expect     to
leave     shortly     for    thc front.   The
house was prettily     decorated     with I
flowers,   the main  odor  being      green,
and   yellow,    A   pleasant   evening  was
spent  in singing  and  dancing.      after!
which  a  dainty  lunch  wns served   by
the  hostess.
The  guests Included  Mrs.  M.  Gtood
er,     Privates Kirk  and  Conner, Miss
M.  J.  Wadman,   Mr.  nnd  Mrs.  R.  A.
piikey and Messrs. v. Murphy. \. Dupont .  \   Cook, nnd T. Mai
Farewells     were     said     and  three
cheers given for the soldiers.
Tlm guests were tnken for n 1110011
light excursion by Mr. Kirk nml \
The requisition by the German government of all cotton tn the country,
nnd th" order that nil textile factor
les sbnll work exclusively for the
army, hn'i oreat<td consternation In
thi dressmaking and clothing trades.
To many (inns it means ruin
Patriotic Fund Needs
More Liberal Support
There is to be another patriotic
campaign for subscriptions this fall.
This decision has been reached by the
Patriotic fund officials at the head
oilice In (ittawa, and the campaign
will be got under way almost immediately. Sir Herbert Ames, M. P.,
honorary secretary, will leave Montreal on Monday to visit the large
centres in the west, where he plans
to organize a big campaign later on,
y beginning early in October.
Extensive campaigns, similar to
those carried on a year ago, will be
• 1.ceil in the eastern cities.
i-m.; several months now patriotic
fund officials : ive een considering
the Inauguration eef a new campaign
for donat i":i 1 te. the fund. A year
ago, it was considered probable that
.i would lust for a year without vii 1 of concluding. The
realize the hopes of peace
•luring the next year are remote. Tbe
administration ,,f the money was based on the expectation of a year, or
at the most, eighteen months of war.
Nor did the officials expect that so
many men would be sen! to the front
fri      Canada. '
Tbere nre at present in round tigures, lOO.tXM men on the other side of
the uinntic from the Dominion and
at lenst half that number In training
in this country. There has been a
large increase in the number of recruits with dependents also.
Th"      Patriotic      fund  has  approximately  19,000 families on its list out-
ti nt     funds, such     as
Uritish Columbia.
Mer Important  consideration Is
fact     thnt    for     thc last three
months the fund has    decreased     its
tin- extent of a half a million      dollars.     June     was the flrst
month  in  which  expenditure exceeded
and   last   month  the  rxpendl-
-,, ,.,-• -i
I  this was
■     '
lng paid  out of Interfile
A resolution expressing appreciation by the board of trade of the eflorts of u. I'M Green, M, IM, in securing for Kevelstoke the alien Internment camp was passed by the board
of trade at iti- meeting on Thursday
evening. Mayor W. A. Foote explained the financial condition of the
city in reference to the necessity of
holding a tax sale and the board derided that it would be beyond its
province to pass any resolution with
the object of affecting the council's
decision. The board recommended
that a ski carnival he held this winter and pledged its support to the
project. The appointment by the
chairman of a committee to consider
the advisability of including all land
outside the city limits and north of
the railway track within the limits
of the national park was recommended.
The resolution of thanks to Mr.
Green was proposed by J. D. Sibbald, Jr., seconded by A. P. Levesque and carried unanimously. It expressed the thanks of the board to
Mr. Green "for his arduous efforts In
bringing to a successful termination
the securing of an interned camp
here, which is bound to bring to the
town a renewed feeling of prosperity
besides making one of our principal
assets, viz., the auto road a splendid
reality in its near completion. Wo
realize the task you undertook in obtaining this concession and we feel
deeply grateful to you in securing us
this aid at a time when it meant so
much to the town."
In explaining the financial con-
tlon of the city Mayor Foote si.id
that the council had invited 'Lo late-
payers to attend the >!ounsll meeting
when the tax rate was stru •,;. Only
six or seven responded but they expressed the opinion that the council
had done all possible to retrench. He
had interviewed the city's banker
and had explained the situation to
him and the bank had promised to
finance the running exjienses of the
city provided that money was not
spent unnecessarily and that the 1913
taxes were collected and a tax sale
held. It was difficult for citizens to
finance this year but It was necessary to keep the city's credit unimpaired. In the public Works department the services of the plumbing Inspector and his staff hnd been dis-
pensed with and the sewers were now
being kejit in ns good condition by
one man at 30 cents an hour who
also looked after thc wooden sidewalks. He believed that the city
should put in cement sidewalks as it
cost $1000 a year to keep thc wooden
sidewalks in repair. The exjienses of
the police department which were
$13,000 last year had been cut in two.
The force had been reduced and wages
had been cut. The salary of the public works superintendent bad been reduced from $150' to $125. The superintendent had the interest of the rity
rt and cheerfully accepted the
ty. No cut had been made in
the water and light department because a >~-10,0"0 plant v. as heing installed. Mr. North was most efficient
Sight hundred dollars had been placed in the estimates for installing the
plant but Mr. North had done the
work himself. He worked day and
his department was thoroughly efficient and the money paid him
was well earned. The city hall staff
was a credit to any city and was
paid the least. It consisted of only
three whereas Kamloops bad a staff of
-ix or seven.
His Worship continued: "During the
first seven months of the year tho
revenue for water and light has dropped $2.2«0.(V1: the rash receipts hnve
dropped in the flrst seven months of
this vear $1,600.00 compared with the
corresponding months of last yenr.
The city hns collected about $2,500
outstanding from the Cnnndinn Pacific railway on account of tbeir paying nn the 20th of the month. the
same as the ordinary city consumer.
Hnd 'be C.P.R. been paying within
40 days ns formerly, there would
hnve been n decrease in receipts in
the flrst seven  • 1,0 10,   The
only     incrensc we havi   Mad  is in fin
consumption   of power,  which
ter     thnn     last  yenr.   The   -hl'-f de-
1    is   from   the   !   Mels,
tl        luction In some cast     11 0 nl
"0  per  rent.,   while  the  aver
age appears to be 26 per cent, to 40
per cent. Other business houses have
a reduction of from 10 per ccnt. to
25 per cent.; in some eases a little
higher. Comparing the revenue fiom.
the ordinarj consumers, it Ib much
the same as last year, tor althodgh
Hiiitc a few are using less, others use
more and averages about the same
us in Jill. There are, however, lii
less consumers this year.
"The tax receipts for the r.onth
ending duly 31st, 1914, amounted to
Hii,325.C'C, and in the corresponding
months of this year we only collated
Mu.r..VMC'.M  a decrease ,,f $5',776.O0.
"During the first seven months of
this year we paid out interest of $1,-
540.00 compared with $110.00 last
year. The smallpox epidemic cost
the city $l,S-30.0o. Repairs and maintenance of sewers has cost us $701.00
extra this year, which was caused by
the Dominion government making us
relay pipe to the outlet of the river
this spring which was done in January and February tinder Mr. Rew-
castle's supervision.
"With the exception of those extraordinary expenses we have reduced
everything else. Police salaries for
the first seven months of this yi nr
amounted to $2,840.00 compared with
$4,5fiO.O!> last year; their general expenses being reduced in proportion.
Firemen payments have also been reduced.
"In ldM we paid $10,000.'(K) to clear
a sewer loan which had been 'ncurred
in l'.Hl. This was a loan procured
from the bank on the understanding
that there would be a bylaw passed
covering same. Tn 1012 the bylaw
was put to the people and defeated,
but the city had to pay the loan last
year, when the bank would discount
it no longer and we had to pay it
from the general revenue, amounting
te, $1600 each year.
"At thc end of 1914 we hnd a temporary loan of $26,000.00 and overdraft ol $7,OOO.no making in all $32,-
0CO.0O. We also owed $86,000.00 to
tbe sinking fund or $6,000.00 more
than the previous year. Against this
we had $13.0(H>.e&n more taxes outstanding than at the end of 1013. We
hnd paid $10,000.00 on a sewer loan,
which had been carried for three
years. We also spent $10,000.00 on
cement sidewalks and $7.2-00.00 on
bitulithic pnvement which amounts
nre both protected by debentures being issued nt tbe present time.
Bhould we be able to sell these. wo
will be able to pay this amount to
thc sinking fund.
"Tt costs this citv yearly (14,60&.13
for sinking fund on local Improvement, general and water nnd light
debentures. To tbis must be added
•'1172.44 for schools. The interest for
one year on these debentures amounts to $27,700.00 '.ins $3,000.00 for
schools; in other words a yearly am-
ount of $42,000.00, jilus 'i.rnwi for
school purposes, has to be paid for
our debenture debt.
"Our next heavy expenditure  is   the
Bchooi; the salaries and exnenses amounting to $27,100.00. Public convenience amounts to $7,669.00; nollce cx-
pendlture $6 796.00; citv hall $4796.00
health account is $8,026.00 of which
$1,000  being on account  of tbe   imall-
pox epidemic, Sundry accounts rov-
erlne purchases of land,    sick     ami
destitute, grants, loans, discount on
taxes and $1,000.00 to make up n
shortage in revenue caused by paying
the $10,000.00 sewer loan, amount to
"The expenses of everv department
have been reduced J,y 26 to 10 per
cent, witb the exception of the wntcr
and light department, which can not
be cut without effecting tbe efficiency
of th" plant.
"With thc revenue tho chief deficiency has occurred In the wntor and
Hgbt. there being a decronse fnr the
first seven months of $2.2S0.0O, The
next 5 months there will bo a groat
or dorronso nf about JO.nflO.M more,
one account nlono which w bnvo
mounting to $75.no to $so.^n mt
'""iith. This deficit alone punns
About 0 mills moro on the taXOB ttifl
vear.   Tn other departmi        me rond
.■•    lire,,.••!)
'ef so manj men going to wnr. Interest oi! tax arrears bad decreased
nbont swmoo. This Is explained by
tho fart. M"it very few of the rnto-
payeri are paying their arrenrs."
i II. It. atkins, at the meeting of
'the  board     of  trade on Thursday  6V-
! ening    outlined the i fans of the Bki
club      in  regard  to a  winter carnival
and  asked  Im-  an  expression   "I   opin
em ni tin   boaid oi trade,   Th
ambitious program ol two submitted
was endorsed,   The cost ol tl e ce
ival is placed ai  $1600.
Mr. Atkins said that at the last
meeting of the Ski club the posslbil-
ity of holding a carnival this winter
had been discussed and it Mini been
decided that it would be unwise to
plan any extensive program without
first securing the BUpport of the business public. Over $1000 had been
Bpent on the hill. He | ell ived th.it
the sports would bc worth the c isl
as an advertisement to the city.
In reply to a quest mn from 'IM Kllpatrlck Mr. Atkins Bald that the club
had asked the city council for a
grant of $500. It Intended to raise
$1600 and hope.! for $750 from the
business Men and $250 from the Canadian Pacific railway. Necessary improvements to the hill would cost
•*-I'M transportation for jumpers coming to the city $300, prizes $350, advertising $300, expenses ..f members
of the club to outside points $200
and other items $140. The spe>rts
would last for two days. The club
had received many encouragil - letters from outside and photographs
had been shown by the Montreal .-'ki
club in lantern slid". A write
the Revelstoke club had appeared In
:i   Minneapolis   Ski   journal.
The  alternative   was   to *nl.l
sports similar to those .if last year.
They already had two cujis and
could get ti;e •: erchant a to •.tT• -1-
prizes, hut from the local sports the
city would imt obtain advertising as
from tbo wider program,
R. Howson  thought  that a revenue
might  be  obtained  from  gate  -
Mr. Atkins     lid that 11
commodal                  ecti -i 11.1s would
i.e possible,
In     reply to Mi I                 11
Foote sail thai  thi   1 ap-
I 1 nival
grant and  .:.  .    . spent $400
'•a the 1 oad.
Mr. ight that Bub-
.-'■! 1]   t ■      ejUy oj|.
talned if admlssi en .......
ti. T,  Bi that I
P.R,     might   provide t- 'ion
oe.- jumpers instead 1 grant
Mr.      11...'. s.,:,      fav     ' [I :
, 1 ......   I .       •
canvas-  foi   small e : sci Ipi   ms     Instead e,f nsking for large
W. 11. Hon ibin    Btrongly
thc   -.' I      e.     The   advert 1 ly
obtained   .Mel  not be of much   service    unless     continued,     lf records
n thi
put  Revelstoke 1 as a cen-
tre f'er winter -•
G.   W.   Hell,   ,•    .-.   I.-,- ;    ,,rk.   p_   H
Bourr.ee ami   F.  B.  Wells all  expi
V.   P.
Levesque was strongly In favor,   especially as tl skating
rink, and hi   til n d    .1 ;.. pull togeth-
\. B. McC]                        thai      .migration  would increase after the  war
nd thai  it v.                       to enci mr-
..L-e the winter                 the Scandin-
ttiers,  w.
M.  Pratt,  H.   .1.  McK -     -    .nd     t.
■trick  al!             ••       the pi   pos-
M  Mr.  Kllpatrlck saying that     tho
carnival would     lay the corner st
for •'•   tei    porti    nd that it   ..ould
"• dtt ip] ointing if     \   e-taco     were
not taken .,f the work already done,
-■:.-   ■   •     ■       I   Mi     '■ ■       ...       a
resolution  was ilng    the
I - - - ■                  1
• if trade to give ass   tai
funds and     appointing the  executive
• f ,: .ith the
Ski club.
The difficulty was to ret in the
taxes. Five years ago the schools
cost $1C,W0. Today they cost double
although they were one tenchei
.md as many as il pupils were Ic .1
room. Tbe street Improvemen 1. bad
been accomplished wits -i ..\i expenditure.
B.  R.    Atkins     asked  if a tax snle
produced revenue.
The mayor said that since thc notices of the sale had '— p
{2000 had come in. It was a hardship on Some pco;.|e-. were
others who were earning good salaries who failed to pay ther taxes, li
no Bale were held what would be the
rredit of the city  in  19107    A tax sab'
had been promised as n condition of
the bank financing tho city. Kamloops was holding a sale and sales
were being held all through thc
.1.  D.   Sibbald  asked   if  it   WOU
possible tei 1 itend the 1 • e>f redemption.
The-  mayor said  it      Was
ble under the exist:';-; act.
A. McRae asked rth tt    ■   Id ue the
.'T.-.-t if tin- pro] ted to the
The iieay.er bellevi : ; er
e e • 1.   would   l"i     '       t:iXi
A. 11. McCleneghan
the   bank   was  justified   . 1
a tax  snle In th
the    note    [Ol      ■'
by  I'M:: taxes.   He I
1 iota snould have 1,. . a paid,
A.  McRae nsk"d  if the city  w
ing further behind  ' " h  year and    '
mayor replied t'i' 1' wa; not if *.»x
es wore paid.
II.  McKin "1 no
ticed     that   tlie
appeared in the tax sale eacl
and this had kept him In favor 'if
tnx snles. Ho asked if any money
had  been   borrowed  against  tax' -.
The mavor replied-that •'
been borrowed.
II.   Manning said  'Mat  tie   « -
of the schools weir itlll growing, The
government grant was HO pe:  l
er.  Tbis   system   was arranged    12
years ago when rural      scbnnls    pnid
teachers $66 to $1 Ih      T!
year the Revelstoke icho '   I -1
children   and   one   tern
yenr     the      16 r
with     nn     nvot-ngo of   tn children In
each mom.   There would bo rn to 7o
pupils Ir tho '
yonr     nnd  1 ■
ded in the high school   '
J ■ ■
ly  21  mnro  rViUic-    tli..-, '  I
1    per
rat grant.   The -n-
c-rnment had given large grants for
building • mt  ti.is   would
be discontinued  in fut
Vi. H. Horobin asked if children
not in the sch. ..1 district paid fees
when attending the ol.
Mr.     Mam I sa A •■ at they -lid
not. Only one or two attended from
outside and th- hardship at
present. He believed that building
up an edUeCational centre would be of
advant ige 1 • the city.
H.     McKil .  that  when  the
council     had decided a tax sale was
necessarj -   ,t   the
board "ft: : interfere.     He
■ think the council   ■■  uld hold
' '.. The
council should be alb.wed to use Its
judgment.   Tbe e
the     jui Ay  not
■     '      city's fin-
ances.   in    • and
(Ci n-:rv: <\ r.n Pare 2)
Two Hundred Boilers
For Bas. Ispital
■ - •   Red
.   "
I   in  by
Mis. Ri ■ H07.75
\      very
ty vote ol van   to
Mrs. I! . eneroiis
.   kje.itrirk handed
11 Of   \rid.v
i . re.-ds        Of
.    ■ ■
ws: $161.60
'   Mrs.
ded  in:
-ti.i'.v,  Mrs.
nunn,  "'
non.  Mm. I •  rdon,
v.      McOul-
2 pair
sach;  x:'-. v~i" '■.-••.-w-
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Zbc fl&afMbevalb
cJTHaii-Herald Publishing
Company, Limited
K   0.  ROOKE.  Manager nnd Editor.
SATURDAY,   HKI'TKMllER  -1,   1916
Trtt   FR°NT
The benefits which Kevelstoke would
secure from a winter snorts carnival
Of more than local reputation is generally acknowledged, the only ijiicst-
lon on which there Mas been any
doubt     has   been whether conditions
would permit an extensive program
being undertaken this winter. Tlm
business community, as represented
|.y    the board of trade, has decided
that the provision of the necessary
funds should be no obstacle and that
the carnival will lie worth far more
to the city than Its probable cost. It
will be a continent-Wide advertisement for Revelstoke, and will do
much to centre attention upon the
attract ie ens which the city possesses
In winter as In summer, and now
that the carnival has heen decided
upon,  the  determination   to  make  it
a    ( iplete    success should become
universal. Not only the business men hut every Citizen can do
something to aid the project.
Some agitation has arisen with the
object of securing an extension of the
life of tlie present parliament, in order that a general election during thc
continuance of the war may he avoided.
The necessity for depriving thc people ol Canada 'if their right to pass
judgment upon the policy of thc government and to select those whom
they would entrust with the management of public affairs tor another
term of parliament is not universally
accepted. Those who object t.. the
postponement of a general election
point out that  an election has been
held in New Zealand while the war
was in progress with no disastrous
results. Smith Mrica, where conditions   have    beei      pi daily critical,
and win re the argument.- against
holding an election must he stronger
than m Canada, is to pass
judgment upon the Hot ha government. Nearer home, an i ectioc lias
heen  held  in   Manitoba,   aud   All"
paign   on   th'     rohibll In
neither casi
ed with injury te. imperial, n I
ivincial ln1
i.'-ve that      ■ 1 tion    in
practice would
If      '!..-   M:.-   of  thl
•   •
of the
lng    ai ■
•   ■       m •      ; ,      md
he delayed until t
dip, "t
t,   ol
• -.!..    If during
It  is   undeslrah
I   I     'll       I.''       mil     IStl
an    election,
. ■ ctlon sh'..
'  I '.ll      d
Showing them our gratitude
peace will bring must he grappled
Those who urge the prolongation of
'he life of parliament should insist
that the election, if deferred, he delayed sufficiently to permit the most
pressing problems of the re-establishment of peace to he dealt with
before the possibility of a change of
government he considered. If de-
ferment of the election is desired, it
might be well if un arrangement between the two parties were made to
allow the next election to pass by
default, thus extending the life cf
parliament     for      another      complete
term, on the understanding that   the
government would appeal lo the
country as so.eii as conditions n.ade
an election free from danger cf Irjur-
Ing nut •..•ual or imperial interests. A
a,,-re briel postponement could serve
no useful purpose.
Confessions Saturday 4 to 6 and 7:3U
to 'J p.m. and Sunday morning 7:30
to 8. Weeks days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Confessions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at 8 a.
m., Benediction and Rosary at 7:30
p. m.
Governor's Lady, 5 parts. Jess I,.
l.asky, special feature with Edith
llatbison. Thursday, When We Were
21, in 5 big acts. With Wm. Elliott,
Famous Players production. Coming
Damon and Pythias, 6 reels. Tuesday,
September 14, Fanchcon, The Cricket,
I with Mary Pickford,  5 parts.
may, nay probably will lose the loved one they have allowed to go to
the battle line; or if he returns may,
be  maimed  for life.
The dependents as well aB the soldiers, are paying the price for our
defence and protection.
Are we so ungrateful or so unap-
preciative of their sacrifices that we
are unwilling to hand pver a few
paltry dollars once a month as a
vcry inadequate acknowledgment of
our obligations to them.
Then let us BUpport, with enthusiasm, the only organized effort to
provide the comforts and necessaries
of life to the families of our soldiers
from Canada, by subscribing to a
regular monthly payment to the Canadian Patriotic Fund, which is now,
as shown by the otlicial reports, pny-
ing out to its beneficiaries thousands
of dollars more than its income each
Especially let those of our citizens
who are in receipt of a stated salary
or are earning, as many of them are,
living wages, remember that only
the eflorts of our soldiers make it
possible for such salaries to continue.
Revelstoke, B. C, Sept. 3.
Kvenry Chi del is a
sealed treasure*
how.fr of stored-up
Mayor Explains
(Continued from Page One.)
imbian—The   pt
.,■ Mi, n.
M.P.P., ti
ndustry o      I  •
Fourteenth Sunday after trinity^ 8 a,
m. Holy Communion 11 a. m. Matins
and  Holy Communion.  Evensong 7.30
p.m..  sermons at hoth services     by
the Rector.
At hoth morning and evening prayer, prayers authorized by the Lord
Bishop for war will he said. Sunday
school nt 2.30 p.m.
Morning     service at   11 a.m., conducted      by  pastor's assistant.   Sunday School 2.30 p. m. Young People's
classes 2.30 p.m.   K .   : p.m.
A choral service.
In tho Presbyterian church on Sun-
.   the services will be held at 11a.
m. and 7.30 p. m.   The sermon themes      will      have  reference  to  "Labor
Dav "   Morning subject,  "The Sin of
rence,"      Evening.      "A   Man's
Job."   Strangers     and visitors    will
be welcome.
red     to a packed
night. Including 75   New
I he  greatest
yet   shown.
cal eiec-
ttli   short of a  mira-
•    ■ til      levices.
:<h of a
r  wering
M  after
•   in it
i I
To the Editor of the Mail-Herald
Sir:—Tlie Pipe Band committee ol
tho Ii7th Battalion (Western Scots)
would be very glad if you would
please make known the fact that a
pipe hand is being organized by the
battalion, and that applications as
pipers should be sent to the band
committee at headquarters, where all
particulars  mny be obtained.
Transportation will be furnished to
those selected.
J. V. PERKS, Lieut.
Secty. Band Committee
Victoria, B.C ., Sept. 2.
To the Editor of the Mail-Herald,
Sir:—Now that the excitement has
somewhat cooled down and the amount of money required to pay for a
machine gun, estimated at $10-00, is
still somewhat in the perspective, it
might not be out of place to make a
lough estimate of the standing of
Revelstoke and this district from a
purely  patriotic standpoint.
That we, as a     community,     have
fully  proved   our  patriotism  is with-
The number "f enlistments at   this
■ •   Is probal ly     in excess of     ton
i  cent.     '■' mir population. Of this
•••'•■:•    '  • "♦  ton per cent, are mar-
tied  men,   with wives     and children,
eft   te. the  tender mercies of     those
to ' ■ ■• nsllv patriotic
lious   io  serve     their
as   the husband  and father
who has oflered his life and services
Of course,  the men cannot all     go
mi   ■  list  be left   to
city     and district   and
' oncern," other-
■'.  r   i <- hnnded ovei   t'.  the  "Huns," along with     our
: children; for     destruction
-  sure in the one
:.  evi ii though
Prancl    church,  M
Mass   nt.
fe.r the cl Mei - ■'   .'   ' in p.m.,
li tion and Ro        al 7:80 j. m.,
- tt to
.'. ■   11
I       I       \
•   .      Mi   icnl  i
■ •   Mondny nlghl I       lay, 1 he
it   intending     to
welfare of those wiveB
i hou Id
• i    civilization or
i I   .t      Ihey   be
•      Huns"
hat ( hey would at
•  ■ ' end feet'
inj  patriotic
thai our minds are
the  really
e        I,,;,.
I   bc  making.
I   I      ol   them;
requl   tes     in
and cigarettes
•■   the (ronl   In huge
■ eh.io.   But
'      .   |hh!      why
I    thl tl ■  elS llf
iri  ■   free
theii   eii   tn pre
•   • (ron   ovcrrtii
f.,i    ' tion   Of   thoBl     wives
"eel chl I pai    '    and broth-
tern lefl   it hon e; fe.r   thn
■ hlch   Ms   our  real  rivili-
Tiiei • ■ ■ ■ i vlllza-
i Ion,  li ■
hy the ':"l
ol   l hi BC  Wh BS  and  children I
light many did not take the discount
but paid the bill just the same and
it was the same with taxes. Many
would not pay until extra expense of
the tax sale had been incurred.
T. Kilpatrick, who was in the chair,
did  not think thnt it would he wiBe
! for the board of trade to |>nss a resolution regarding  a tax     sale.     The
board did not represent all tlie people,
Mr. McCleneghan thought that the
board might advise but, not dictate.
jit would be more dillicult to collect
the l'JH taxes, and, if a sale were,
held this year to be consistent a
sale would lie necessary next yenr.
It. Howson thought that it would
have heen bettor for the city if such
matters had been more freely discus
Bed by the board of trade in thl
jiast. Financial conditions this year
were unusual. Widows had lost their
roomers, workers had been unemployed, property could not be sold.
Revelstoke was different to other
towns. The property was homes, not
subdivisions. A tax sale would hit
some people hard. It was necessary
to get money but a tax sale might
do more injury than good.
Mr. McKinnon said that he agreed
with Mr. Howson so far as 1914 and
1916 were concerned. But 1918 was
one of the best years thc city ever
had and yet $37,fO0 taxes were not
paid that year and had to be carried by the city at 8 percent, interest. There was no excuse of hard
times in  1913.
F. B. Wells could not see that any
advantage was to be gained by a tax
G. W. Bell did not believe that anything was to bc gained by postponing the sale. If people could not pay
11)13 taxes how would they be abh
to pay 1914 and 1915 taxes next, year?
C. R. Macdonald said thnt thc
banks had moro money than last
year. People had believed that prosperity would continue. Such a condition as the present would never
occur again.
Mr. Kilpatrick asked who would
buy property. If tli. ••■ were no buyers the city would not benefit.
W. H. Pratt asked, if only 40 to
50 per cent, of the taxes were paid
this vnr. bow was the city to fin-
.inco. Civic business was like other
business it must collect debts. Of
JSflftO taxes fifty per ccnt would he
paid  if a lav sale were held.
It was decided that no resolution
should be passe.1 ,,n the subject hy
the board.
Tho Maritime Board of Trade meeting in Summerstde, P.E.T., last week
unanimously passed a resolution in
favor of sending a memorial to the
Domini,in government with a view to
overtures being mude to Ncwfotind-
"lel to loin the Canadian confedcra-
t Ion,
It will pay yon to make
a fall at
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town     Rbvklbtokr, B.C.
li, ore buying your cut fit
ol wufkiti,'.' clothes for the
Imsb. I make a specialty
of Loggll g Shoes, Pants,
Sox. Sliiits. HI ink"l s, and
everything recitiireil in yonr
buslni ss.
It's good policy lo think of the future
It'sstill better policy to provide against
the misfortunes it may havi- in store
for you. The surest way of protecting
yourself anil family is a
with a reliable company. The high
financial si muling and long business
career of the Kootenay Agencies
makes it. absolutely trustworthy.
Your time mav be near at hand.
Don'l delay.    Take SUt a policy now.
A. E. Kincaid. Malinger.
llevel-toke Lodge
NM,. 1085
.Meets  every   second
nml Fourth Tuesday
In  the Selkirk Hali.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       ALLAN K. 1'YI'K, Die.
Dear Hugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B. O.
Meets every Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock, In Selkirk Hall.
Visiting brothers cordially invited.
I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Thursday evening is
Selkirk   Hall  at  8 o'clock. Vlait-
ing brethem cordially Invited.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
A. F. and A. H.
Regular Meetings are held la
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday ln each month mt 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
ROBT.  GORDON,  Bserstary
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
Wc specialize in
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnnco Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
W o '.. Bhop    ;bt Ave.
Author of "Tho Bowmen" Responsible for  Invention   Tells of
Growth of Fiction
ours.   The     soldier hears their war-   claration that "The Bowmen"     was
Harow,  Harow!     St.   George   a" invention was very ill received. A
be quick to help us."   "Dear    saint
succor us!"   He  sees  the  flight
their arrows darkening the air.
Aud the other men, to their amaze-
lady     of quality wrote to my editor
0| I sarcastically     inquiring    whether     I
claimed the authorship of the Second
Book of Kings.   She was referring, I
ment, see thc Germans melting from   8UPP0S«.     to    the    spiritual chariots
hefore  them.   In  a moment  a  whole | which ',ecamt' v,sible nt the word   of
regiment crashes to the ground. The
men cannot make out what is happening; they suppose a     reserve     of
the prophet
Dr. Horton, the distinguished Nonconformist teacher,  was one of those
One of the most remarkable minor
incidents  of  the  war  is   the  manner
in which the story of the appearance nmchjne guns may have been brought j who Poached on the subject. He
of angels to British soldiers in the' up> At all cvents, as one says to told me' Breat]y to n)y interest that
retreat from Mons has been passed another, the Germans have "got it: modern Protestantism no longer sets
from mouth to mouth In the expedl-' in the neck." And the soldier who is' its face "gainst belief in any miracl-
tlonary force and at home. The ln the world of vision goes on shoot- cs not recorded in Holy Writ. The
story is pure fiction, under the title ing till the man next to him clouts ; Chaplain-General, Bishop Taylor
of "The Bowmen," in the London [ him on the head and tells him not to j Smith' Preaching one Sunday in Har-
Evcning Newe last September. In the waste the king's ammunition on dead row CnaPel- took wnat seems to me
following  article Mr.  Machen relates | Germans. a wise view! that "The Bowmen"   is
outline, the story of | true symbolically,  if not actually.
I     think that Kip-
how the legend has grown:
A word ol warning comes from
Dean Hensley Hcnson, preaching at
Westminster  Abbey.    He thinks   that
becoming    general,    a    contingency I
which he seems to contemplate    with
some degree of horror.
This     is,    in
The Bowmen.
This     is    the story of the story of | ling's     story    called, if I remember,
•"The Bowmen." j "The     Dead  Risala,"  hnd something
My first "inspiration" for the tale ' to do  with  the conception;  but     of I the Iu,l>»larity of "The Bowmen"  le-
came, I think, from an article in the' course, the main idea .if spiritu.il in- j fend may lead to a liclipf in inirat,1cs
Weekly  Dispatch.   This  article      told   ter position in an earthly  baCila     is
the terrible, tremendous, heroic story   age-old     and  common, T sho.iil si p-
of     the retreat of the British  army  po8e,  to all  peoples and all  mythol-
from Mons.   It was a tale that burn-   ogles.   I thought my specific applica- i
ed like fire, ami for many days after   tion of the old idea a good one, the I    S,ich is the strange story of  "The
leading     it     I thought of that little   execution of the story Indifferent    orjBowmen'"
host of heroes, almost but not quite   so-so.   It  was  printed  in  The  Even-!
ringed about with German flames.       | ing News and,  as I thought,     done
A      good      many years  ago  I  had   with.   It     was     very far from done \
written  and  even  printed  some  tales   with.
of the marvellous. But I had long , The editor of the Occult Review, i
ceased to practice the art, and it was, I think, the first to ask wheth-
■was with some sense of surprise that er the tale had any foundation in
I found myself longing to write a fact. He wns followed by the editor
story of the glory of Mons. I of Light. I assured both these gen-' admiration now, but look hack not
thought of a tale which was after- tlemen that I had "made It all up j many years. None of us would have
•wards     written and printed  in     the  out of my own  head";  that it     was , taken    into     our homes the average
not based on nny rumor or hint     or | soldier  at  Waterloo.   Pourteen  years
(By Ai time  Mee, in 'My
We talk of our army and navy with
London  Evening  News.   It  was  call
ed "The Soldiers' Rest."
whisper of any kind or sort,  in fine
But at the time I found this idea   that it was sheer invention.   A,nd this
unworkable, and it was laid aside. In   is the truth,  and  the     whole truth,
after     Waterloo the Duke of Welling- \
ton said of the men who enlisted     in
its stead I got the notion that turn-   and     nothing    but     the truth of the ' the British  army that he was gener-!
ed into  "The Bowmen."   This     was   matter; and I am glad of this oppor-   ally the worst drunkard and probab-;
written, and appeared in the Evening   tunity of here denying alt tales     to Ly  the  worst workman  in his  town,!
News on September 20 or thereabout,   the contrary.    Specifically,  I     would        . ,       ..       cl. ...   ,,.     I
and less than fifty years ago the Mm-
Very     briefly the plot of "The Bow-   deny    one extremely picturesque legmen" is as follows: ] end     to     the effect that I  got the
A British,  soldier finds  himself one  whole     story in typescript from the   mons that it had come to be a ques-
ister for War told the house of eoui-
tion whether the British army should
collapse  or not.   We could not     get
out of a thousand companions     who hands of a lady-in-waiting.
are   occupying   a  salient   against      a «••«•«
furious cannonade and the attack    of      And then,  if  I may say so, the fun „• ,, v.
..     ., ,   _ . , _. . '      '      ' ""   men.   We never could get enough men
ten   thousand  German   infantry.   The started.   In   various     quarters      my
holding of this salient, for a time at tale was retold as a narrative of fact   for our laSt war ln
Europe.   Why? .
Let us see.
Too good for the men who Won
After thc French wars were   over!
when huge sums of money were being
voted to Wellington  and the officers,
it was proposed  to  reward  the  men,
too, and what do you think was     tei
be   their      reward   for   Waterloo?   It,
was proposed to reward them by lim-'
iting     their flogging to one hundred
lashes!   The  flogiring  of  soldiers   for.
all sorts of offenses was so bad that
the floggers would take it in   shifts, j
and a doctor stood hy  to say   how,
much a man could stand without dy- ]
All the while the story   n one form   inE-   WeU'  yo"  nlny  not heIieve     ltl
but  it is true that Lord  Palmerston
opjiosed  this  concession  to the  men j
who beat Napoleon.   It was rejected, j
and,the flogging went on; sometimes
least, is vital.   Its capture means the as the actual experience of an actual
turning of the   illled  left  flank,    and soldier or soldiers—none of whom has
that means ruin  for France and Bng- yet     been produced.   At first     these
land. stories     followed     the lines of "The
The British see that the position is Bowmen"  pretty closely:  phrases ev-
hopeless.   Their guns are overwhelm- cn were horrowed     from  the printed
ed  and  shot   to  bits  My  the  enemy's tale.
artillery;  their   numbers   are   reduced      Then,  by degrees,  "they"  (whoever
from     a thousand     to five hundred, they may be)  began to improve     on
They know that they are doomed   to the legend.   St.    Georce disappeared.
death  beyond all hope or help;    and Some    said that a dark cloud     had
they shoot on as if they were at Bis- come between the attacking Germans
ley.                                                                I end     the    British.   Others    declnred
*        *        *        *        *             ! that our men were rescued by angels;
Then     the  soldier—my  soldier—re- and this version holds the field     at
members the motto thnt appears   on [-resent.
all the plates in the vegetarian rest
aurant In  St.  Martin's  lane:  "Adsit or another was spreadins in an     in-
Anglis  Sanctus  GMrglus"—May    St. credible manner.   It kept turning   ud
Oorge be a present help to the Eng- in all sorts of places:  one could not
lish.   He  utters  this  praver  mechan- get away     from it.   The clergv     re-
ically;      and  falls  instantly   into      a printed   the  original   in  their   parish   a man would Ket a tl,ousand lashes-
waking      vision.   He   hears   a   voice, magazines,  and  both the clergv   and      At last when the Vi(-toiian era was
mighty     as a thunder peal,  crying, the'Nonconformist ministers preached  ™el\ on7t87'?y:7*°™77 ""fl°_T_(1
"Array,  array, army!" nnd the spir- sermons  on   "The  Angels  of  Mons,"
ita of the old English bowmen   obey and T found, to my amusement, that   cd the n°^in^ *0.fl.ftyi,1.a*e
the command on their     patron     and in some quarters  my persistent     de
One of tbe biggest jobs of the British army,   is    that ol the quart
master-general, whote duty Itisti         thai every s.'Miicr in   servici
provided with all aeci     I       il war from n       estrln    I big trench sbel-
in.      H   i   ■   i    ■ i- ■   Ah" "Us ibis lu -'ily  lm| tion, ls    the
third military merabw of the army council   ind has been
leaily to supply the provision!, clothing,   ihelter and in fact, everything
lined bj the three ..i foii> million    ildien In the field.
to death, and parliament then reduc-
when do you think this barbarism
'.vas stopped by the mother of parliaments? With a woman on the throne ' |
such things could hardly last long, j
Well, I am not forty years old, and I j
was a boy at school when the British ,
government proposed to abolish this |
fi egging of soldiers.
Through all the years till then  the
men of our  army  were treated      like
dogs,or  worse  than   the law   would
Ulo'.v any man to treat his dog now. j
Vet,     when     the end of this cruelty
came, Queen  Victoria wrote to    Mr.
Gladstone earnestly begging bim not;
to stop Hogging, as it would deprive
the i       --..f the only power     tbey!
had   "f keeping young troops   in or-j
it  is to the everlasting honor     of.
the British government that tbey replied te, Qui 'h V'lctoi i i ley abolishing
Bogging, and the abolition was followed by a rush to the colors. The
army had at last ., character, and
men were noi ashamed t.i belong   to
it. A soldier was s man and no
longer  a  cringing  creature  under      a'
How Pari imenl  Saved the Army.
Only nine years  I "fore,  again  in the
teeth   ' Queen Vlctoi la and tbe b iuse
.f lor.is. the government had deprived rich      men  of   the  control    if   the
army by abolishing the purchasing of
commissions.   'The nation,' b ild Mr. J
Gladstone,  'must   buy   back its   own I
army from  its own officers.'    But   for
this     Sir    John  French could  never |
have      been      the  COmmandei   of   our I
troops      in    France.   Queen   Victoria j
was   not   allowed   to   flog   OUr  soldiers
oi   to sill commissions, and to   this I
more  than  to any  other  single thing
up owe the army which has changed
the meaning ol the word 'contempt-
; ible'   in  the Kaiser's  dictionary.
Tw,.    out of three men ran   away
navy    ln Nei M wars.
Most  captains flogged thc men con-
I tinunlly   with   cat o' nice  tails      and
bis mati .1 generally make     a
I man drunk  before the flogging—as the
i   makes a man unconscious   before an operation.
The Diamond From the
Sky.  (Chapter 10)
Good Keystone Comedy.
MATINEE AT 2:30, 5 and 10 cents with
drawing for three one-month Passes for
AT NIGHT«-(Regular hours and prices.)
Country Store Night
All to first number drawn.
Bring your this week's
"Rex Review" as usual.
20-lb. sack SUGAR
25-lb. sack FLOUR
$1.00 worth BACON
I pound TEA
I pound COFFEE
Miss Madge Taylor, acknowledged the
finest child dancer in B. C, will repeat,
by special request, the Japanese dance
given at the recent Red Cross Soiree.
The latest song hit, which is taking all
the big cities by storm, "Like a Diamond
from the Sky/' will be sung to orchestra
accompaniment by the "Rex Invisible
Tenor."   Bet you can't guess who he is!
WEDNESDAY—The Fifth Commandment
Same as Monday, with no Matinee, and
without Country Store and dance at night.
in five acts, with Julius Steger. Almost
better than "Hearts in Exile," and with
an equally good musical accompaniment.
Same as Wednesday with an added attraction. Mr. Ralph Lawrence will sing
"Mother Machree" accompanied by the
Rex Orchestra.
Five-part Mutual Masterpicture, with
Robert Edeson. A wonderful picture,
wonderfully produced; every" bit the
equal of "The Quest."   Special music.
Same as Friday.   cTWatinee at 2:30.    5
and 10c.
There     is  a  somewhat  world-Wide .
impression that the Uritish navy    is,
doing     very little in this war.   And .
when all is said and done it must ho '
admitted at the outset that the British navy has heen vcry  little in the
limelight;  also  on  the tew  occasions
when  it   lias got   there  its  work    lias1
not  been very dramatic,   in England
itself there are plenty ot people   who
openly express disappointment     with
the   tle.'t.     Nurtured Irom cini.lli.ee.il
on  stones of   past   naval  glories they
looked t'i Bee the same thing again,
and t.e live In an atmosphere ol these
in the early days ol the war the'
sensational section ol the presB regaled the British public with huge
headlines about British  valor,,'Great
Naval Victory,1 and so on and so
iorth. Hut only for a time. The British public presently found out   that
the great naval victory was merely
Some  kind  ol skirmish  in which      the
enemy was annihilated because there
were overwhelming odds against him.
And oi late the enemy has heen careful to avoid such annihilation, with
the result that the newspapers are
almost silent nhout the navy. When
they do open their mouths it is usually merely to print the bald otlicial
statement of the loss of some British
ship; it is very rare, indeed, to read
<if any success.
Little wonder, therefore, that the
Uritish navy is under a cloud, even
in its own country. Yet, for ull that
it has probably done more solid work
in this campaign than in any other
in which it has ever heen engaged,
New. what has the British navy
really done" All one cannot tell, but
there is a quite a lot. which one can
tell despite all the press censors.
In the first place, when the war
hr.ike out it was ready. That is usually jilaced to the credit of Winston
Churchill. As a matter of fact it had
little or nothing to do with Winston
Churchill. He was week-ending at
Cromer. on the east coast of Kngland, at the time. Like everyone else
in England, except one man, he never believed that war was possible.
There was only one man in England really convinced that war Was
possible. That man was Prince Louie
of Battenberg, at that time First
Sea Lord. He kept the entire licet
ready. It was his job to he j>r<">.ir-
ed, se. one need not say to., much
ahout it. Still he did do his job,
and all the time the British public
was howling that he was a Qerman—
likely to hand over British plans to
the Kaiser. And while he saved the
British empire they continued liowl-
ing' And they he>wlcii so much that
he was compelled to resign'
All this, however, is merely side
light. The main fact is that the British navy was ready, which was just
one thing the Germans had not included in their calculations.
"Ready" meant this: It wns 'tiino*
sible to cairy ..ut  the designed     program,  all  designed  on  the theory  of
unreadiness.    And   s..   two  excellently
desirned ideas went astray.
Of these the first was a surprise invasion      of  England  at  the   "81
moment."     The     invaders    actually
actually started—].- ,\  men
They never saw a British battleship;
they    saw    nothing    more    da:
than      a  light   cruiser.    But   t!
see enough to  guess  the rest.     Thev
turned  about  and   went  hi
That is tho first thing which thc British navy read ahout in the war. It
saved Britain Irom the fate ol Belgium. In those days there was nothing hut the navy which could pos-
slbly have saved Britain.
Never a word of it appeared tin the
papers, Some people put it down to
the acumen of the press censor, possessed of some sublime trust that the
next attempt at invasion would get
fui ther out and meet annihilation at
the next  attempt. |
Personally I don't believe this story
in    the   least.     Rather do i believe
that, it being tile most obvious job
of the British navy to stop the invasion, it never occurred to any of the
stoppers t.i mention the matter to
any newspapers,   Prosaic, yes.     But
the British navy is the most prosaic
thing in the world. From time to
time people write poems about thc
British navy. The British navy glances at the poems. Then It says
"More drivel." and the paper on
which the immortal poem is printed
goes to perdition ln the same -way as
all other unwanted paper.
Coincident with the task ol stopping invasion it was the job of the
British navy to convoy the British
expeditionary force to France. Along
all the lines of sea power theories
this was quite the wrong thing to do
in face of an unbeaten though inferior fleet. It looked like nsking for
trouble, especially in these (lays of
submarines, Yet somehow the British navy managed to,fix things so
that every soldier of the expeditionary force got across to France untouched. It has managed it ever
since, too. By pure chance a German
submarine once managed to sink a
provision ship: by pure chance at
some subsequent date that or another
submarine just missed a hospital
ship. But that was the total hag
after nearly a year of war,
Now in this matter it is no exag-
geration to say that the British navy saved France, just as it had sav-
ed Britain. The German military
plans depended upon a swift, overpowering rush on Paris. How nearly
it succeeded we know. When tbe
French government was removed fiom
Paris to Bordeaux it was clear to nil
that Paris was expected t.i he reached hy the enemy. Reached it would
have heen to., hut for the fact that
the British, navy got a hundred thousand British soldiers in the way in
the great retreat Irom Mons. The
British retirement was so slow that
tlie French achieved time to reform.
To the s.ehhers the glory, hut tee the
British navy the spaMe w. ,rk which
" .' M   the result   possible.
The  next   phase e.f the war—so   far
as tins  war     in   be described as     a
war of  ph.i- •   .•    world    wide
"  a it,    \s an enterprise    it
•   Mirth;
■     I
er able    to
-   clev-
■'  have
this enter;
-•■•it as many   a=
she had meant to send when war was
declared where unable to go.
When such raiders as were loose
got to work quite a large section of
thc British public lost their heads.
They forgot (if ever they knew) tlio
immensity of thc ocean. Thoy said
this, that and the other thing, and
they simply dribbled over with advice
as to what the British navy ought to
Thc British navy, on the other
hand, calculated that without supply
ships the enemy could do nothing
for more than two or three days. Ab
those sujiply ships might come from
anywhere, tbey were not to bc found
at. a moment's notice. One by one,
however, they were found, and then
tbere came the inevitable.
The first law of commerce warfuro
is that f. ) corsair must not fight. If
she does she may win, hut, winner or
loser, fighting unfitB her for her proper job. When, in the American civil war, tin' Keal lage sank tho Alabama It was a gain, but had the Alabama Wem and sent th Kcarsago
below it would not have materially
affected results. Her effective commerce raiding would have been over
all the same. She put up a fight because she knew that tht other game
was up,
When the Koenigsberg sank thc
Pagasus, when the Emden sank the
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about "special treatment of submarine prisoners." But actually it never
meant anything,
We have heard an almighty lot ilbout
the sinking of the Lusitania—of "Why
was it that the British navy was unable t.e protoct ber'"'
The Maid truth is that bigger issu'
es were on hand. 1 forget the exact
number who went tei death in the Lusitania; hut split them by ten; a hundred—foi- that mntter, by a thousand—the result is still the same. If
Germans kill non combatants they
kill them; it matters nothing whether the killing is wholesale or otherwise. To he quite accurate, nothing matters. If they kill tbem,
they      are  killed.   On  tbis  principle,
Jemtchug, the British navy   German     submarines     slaughter the
knew that the Herman gume was up.
The enemy was Intent on doing as
much damage as possible to all and
sundry; but on tbis very thing ho
gave himself away. Once it came
down to that it became clear that
bis early destruction ' was certain.
Thus and only thus the commerce
war ended.
It was then, and not till then that
Germany instituted hei ''reply." It
was a clever reply,  because not only
crews .'I 'ild trawlers, spending more
thun they make out of It.
It really doesn't matter a rap to
the civilian who is killed whether he
goes solus to the Hereafter or whether a thousand others bear bim com
pany. So tar as he is concerned it
is the same thing. It is death all
the same, nothing more or Ices.
The rest of the world does not understand It. cannot realise that
there     is no real difference whatever
did it drive many good Britishers to   between a hundred  men killed in     a
"fever  heat,"  which,  of  course,    was   hundred days and ;> hundred men kill
the main thing intended, but also it
led the then Lord of the Admiralty-
Winston Churchill-into issuing manifestos about "baby killers" and "pirates," which also was the thing intended.
ed in one short hour. For that matter, neither can the British navy
quite understand It.
But in all these things the German
principle is the same.   And tbat prin-
i ciple is tbe creation of a panic.   The
I Lusitania one day, a miserable littlo
I've seen Scarborough and the dam-   tr;"vlpI' th'' next.   On the face of It,
age  done to it.   It is pretty cousid-   seein^ Hlat tlie two things cost   thc
Ure same, it looks inconsequential and
ridiculous. But it is nothing of the
sort. When the true history of this
war comes to be written, I think It
will become clear that the British
navy recognized at the outset thc ultra-cleverness of the brain which
planned     the  "submarine blockade."
• Table damage. But the Germ
was mainly directed at its two principal hotels, each of which was
knocked about a lot. And mi'jg and
miles away from the town there are
great shell holes in the ground which
could not possibly have been caused
hy had gunnery.
By every law of innmon sense the Jt acted accordingly, and so the sub-
town was unfortified. Tbere are no marlne Mockade has been a failure,
lorts at all. bul there were a hun- sl>e,'iaI protection would most pro-
el"', or se. raw recruits there. The lla,)ly haVe Silved the Lusitania; But
mere presence of a soldier made il Would Probal)ly h»ve caused tho
irough  a  fortified  place  in  tho
■•v.- .ef the law.    And the British   navy    di.!     n.it turn up till the "ncniy
■vas leaving,  which, more or less was
With the "submarine blockade"   an
similar situation  obtains.  It
the     British  newspaper? which
:   :l- America int.. the    war. j
The British navy didn't.   The British
out  it.   It pur- |
■ he general pu.lcy   il Bllra e.   tt
li -■■ ne :     I      ■: nothing
ckcrow a     it  h  dead !
ne meant an. ther   in
tee.    The   ule:*   death   was  bet-
■•■•ed all bother about  Ger-
.urine     to
'     T:.at la '.iow 1
er mat
,ce and eur-
n tioned     m
irrt   hap-
■      • itartedl
total loss of more lives still in various other directions.
Concentrated effort on one particular spot is what the Germans most
desire to produce; distributed eflorts
on all spots is what they least desire to see.
To distributed effort the British
navy adheres and continues to adhere. Thus and thus only can it ne-
gutivc the submarine menace. The
German submarines do not differentiate between a big liner and an insignificant trawler; the British navy
can do n , more than to observe . the
procedure. Any other course
would be folly.
That is the real explanation of the
apparent failure of tbc British navy
to save the Lusitania. Armchair-critics may sit down and write reams
a I.out how it could have been done
Ight to have been done; hut ev
":  "i      li imanltarlan lines we cannot
,, all  ..   . !h   get away from the fact that It mak-
.. difference whether, if a
~ ~~" non-combatants are to be
Tlif &__H •'■e'"1 are drowned  all to-
>e' oi    eparately In    a
thousand  ships.
The  I,unit ,.  advised as     to
her course and she was    ad
it   ' . dlvei ge from her ordln-
the assumption being
that :  be t i e MiHt place   in
v  would look  for lier.
prescience   and      the
ibn ai Ined,     That  is
Is te. say on the matter.—
Fred t   Jane
Our King and Country need the Canadian  farmers  in the field of greater food iirodtictlon.
d,   ll il lei    'ef   the   Irish
S'atioi In     reply to a letter
from    Bli bop   rj Un -i ■.( i ,tmerick,
rglng In in  to  BUppol I   the   Pope's up
peal     foi      peace,  replied   My saying
.'   'tl   it    tO    the     hest
e.f my ludgment. the course 'if action
you sui ■ ild i: il   he calculated
' ■' pi omote ' he i a i ie ol peace, nor
do I tionk that I would be Justified
In endeavoring te, bring pressure to
'"in upon tlie Government to enter
Into any negotli teen, for peace at' a
time when the German powers,   who
leave  I.e.,.   I|,e aggressors   in   this war,
show no sign of any dlspi Bitlon to
repali the wrong thej Inflicted upon
Belgium and our ■■! her allies.'
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From a correspondent in the
'Manchester Guardian'
A now department was opened
last month at the London Zoological
Gardens, called the Fly Exhibition.
It is not pretty; it is a very sober
eshow; in fact, in some respects it ib
a Chamber ol Horrors. Why, then,
•some people may ask, has it l.een opened?
(u) Because the common house Hies
i ml blowflies, in given circumstances,
are as dangerous as a inst ol adders
or a colony ol sc rpians, and the
public Will  not  realize lt.
(hi Because there are going to be
many more millions ol such hus this
veal'.    The  existence  pi      huge camps
.••ll i.ver the country, devoid of water sanitation, will aflord unpr cedent-
• ei  opj tunll is     [cr 1 re ding,  and
camp bred flies will invade the    ad-
acent tow tts and vill igt t in esc Bslve
The Fly Exhibition shows how they
■may bi     u <■ ed i    then   ievi  al Btag-
• s, and destroyed both out ol doors
.-.ml within.
Flies cannot originate disease (except what is known as myiasis), but
they can ar.ed, do carry Infection. That
is not a mere superstition, it is al
fact which has been demonstrated by
'profound scientific and medical research.
Thre' ..,.,, two main divisions of
flies—biters and non-biters M"st peo-1
-;el,■ thought hitherto, that the biters
irete the' only one that mattered. The
teputation of mosquitoes and tsetse.'
ties was bad; housefties were judged
angels by c mparisi n, but opinion
changes, particularly of reputations.
By the time all the evidence is summed ill Musca domestic*, the com-;
monest and mi st intrusive of all the
Mies—called in America th» 'typhoid'
fly,—may be adjudged the w.jrst cri-
minal of the lot.   And his    manners
> atrocii us. The i>: incipi 1 proven
fly-borne diseases nre  typhoid   fever, '
■ leri    infantile diarrhi es consump-
• ind oohthaln ia. i if thi se there
is the m sr    a u rt ni   evidence    re-
irding the flrst three.
In ■ rdei i" ind rstan I I ow Hies,
': ansn 11    dtsi ase   i ne     must    know '
imething of their breeding and feeding habits.   Food, ours and theirs, is
: of infection. Blowflies—under which  heading  we include
■ •■ Barcopl go is fl sh-flii s, as well
•is blui bol nd greenbottles—breed
in carrion: dead animals, i flal in
slaughter houses, and uncovered animal kitchen refuse. Both the lesser
and greater hous flies breed in manure,     fermenting    vegetable   matter,
iddens, i i dust-l ins. They will also
breed in grass cuttings or weed
heaps fermenting in corners ut gard-
■ ns.   Such     heaps    Bhould be burnt,
'   mt ti   dry, or covered    with'
• irth Breeding means that the eggs
:-.re 'aid and tbe maggots develop in
such pi ir s: the adult dies leave
'hem after emergence from the pup-
nrium and come Into la.uses.
Calliphora erythrocephala, the com-1
mon bluebottle, lays ."      to BOO ecus
■ :   h itch; I ii fly Mns-
I m ~ri ■ •.  lays  I-    to 111 .   Eich
v lay several such batches dur-
Ing Its lifetime.   The bluebottle aver-
ges from four te> five weeks to    go
M  Its   -y le froi •  t.e adult:
the     housefly     does     it under three
eeks,   Rate of '1 r lopment is governed     principally     by heat; flies at
iM -•■ the cycle in half
tho time it   takes  In spring or nut-!
n   In a rei•■• Me |  - ason eie.m stica
lay Bee her grandchildren     by    the
• bird week. Betwi i Ight ard twen-
ty-fout        - -    fter thi y are laid, on
ri averagi. magi ots i rge Irom the
eggs, T.e tiny, white, Hind, legless
' reatures in A itelj burr w out of
.-ight in carcase or     manure, feeding
s tbi y go. Tia y liquefy tbe Bur-
toundlng food material—for they can
• take solids—by pi uring on it   a
kind of    ei ' ■ ■'    i '  bIIj  ■   n tin
Thus their'food la predlgeated. When
they are full grown, winch is n slow-;
.i  pri ceu with bli wflh s than house-
flies, the maggots seek a quiet,    dry
■ i. it In which to pupate—i.e., change
from n  mng.-ot int.i a fly under   the
rotectlon of a hard, barrel—shaped
skin called the puparlum. A week or
f'-irtnicht later, according to type,
the adult fly emerges as tt will be
for the rest of iti life. A fly never
Houiefliea pick up bacteria on the
sticky wis of the fee* nnd on the
I in-cr body hair n I [sties, nnd de-
noslt tli.mi, es they travel nr clean
1'ipmsciv. -. Moreover, they are gluttons; they habitually overeat.   When
• beei mei Inconvenient t . contain it
nil   tin v   "nt   .nt   :i   fluid Ailed   bubble
■ I tin' Pt.|| ,,f tf,,, proboscis, meaning
>■• reahsorl It whei tlnre |p room.
ff disturbed ho* evei tht bubble li
reluctantly rl r. .1 l   Bncterln,  again,
1 inn    for    n verv mnrli ' hi
than  In  thc prop    B    I   l>b   lUS,     the
• e.eriflr  I vi hi Id   baCtlltl      hi '■   Meen  re-
.1  fi,in   ii     ■ • cn i••   . f  i
ii-,: f| "t   Infection.
tn thc exhlbltiot   ill   tagei of flies,
irom eggs to adults, are shown alive
and feeding Ln natural Conditions.
Obviously, these conditions are not
attractive. Many people are realizing this for the lirst time. From
knowledge of fly history also it is
possible to predict where maggots ot
certain stages are likely to be found
in manure heaps or run! ish tips.
Full-grown ones, for instance, go into the outer, lower edges, Into dry
crevices, or even into the surrounding soil to pupate; knowing this, one
can take measures to destroy a certain proportion of them. Extensive
experiments are being made under
Professor Lefroy's direction in seve.,-
al localities In order to disc-ever the
ideal manure treatment which, at a
reasonable price, can be ijuaranteed
not to Injure agricultural crops ami
vet to destroy a hitb percentage cf
Fly-traps ami fly-sprayers ranging
Irom 6d to a couple ■ f guineas are
on view; also chemical preparations
for killing or driving ofl Hns. disinfecting 'tips,' dubtoins, and so on.
Homely, old fashioned remedies ruh
shoulders with the newest invent.ous.
hidei el th'' fly prol lem si cms t<. lure
inventors as honey s_d.ices m.s. a
special feature is the lace . m .• i
ing of 'Hy' posters from all sources
which literally paper tlie 'walls.
Many of them can he procure,! f. r
local propaganda, as well as lantern
slides to illustrate lectures. Microscopes, Looks, and various minor exhibits ,,dd to the Interest and In-
•tructiveiicss of the exhibition which
is visited daily by all sorts of people, from earls to costers, between
eleven and four o'clock, the hour before closing, from four to five o'clock
being r served for the quiet use of
doctors, public health servants, and
officers from the various camps, who
And themselv s s;riously confronted
with the manure problem. If public
interest is maintained at the present
late, it is likely that the exhibition
will be kept open throughout the
Rummer. The object of the campaign
the fly himself, an unwitting ally,
may be relied on to bring in visit ers
in the same way that a hostile raid
brings in recruits.
■'I'he Tiii'i .' New   ■ orkj
Telephone Line at
Edpood Extended
NAKUSP, B. C, Sept. :;—four
boys ranging from 10 to 12 years of
age were arrested here on Saturday
for the theft of two rowboats and
were lodged in the town lockup   dur-
ing the nigbt, pending their larenta
arrival to bail them out. They 1 ad
taken thc boats from near town and
had made excursions to McDonald
Creek, eight miles sou-'' ■. iwners
reporting the theft to the police.
Superintendent W. H. Stevens of
the Dominion government telegraphs,
of Kamloops, accompanied by '... J.
Edwards e.f Nakusp, paid a visit to
the alien Internment camp at Edge-
wood mi Friday and Saturday with
a viesv of extending the government
line from Edgewood to the camp, a
Mist ance "i 10 miles In Mm dii e stion
of Vernon. Arrangements were made
•.•.hereby the wire will be strung on
tlie rural company's poles 6J miles
up Fire Valley and the department's
own line Continued from there to the
cainji. which will be m.ived from time
to time as the road work is extended. Work on the new line will commence within two weeks. A switch
will he installed at Edgewood and
booths for private conversations
placed at ESdgewood ami Nakusp.
Dr, J. s. McPherson, who has been
• ea a visit t,e Nelson, returned Sunday morning.
R. Tapping, an uld timer of Revel-
toke,  .    paying a visit t.i Nakusp.
During the summer months when
cattle are most likely to be bothered
with flics, there nre many people
who wish t.i know what can be done
as a pre 'entatlve. There are a number of methods sometimes recommended fnr this in" me of which
■ire supposed to keep fli"s off the nn-
Imnl by virtue of their bnd odor or
creasy nature, ard lome which are
supposed to be sprayed on to kill the
flies. Considerable doubt exists as
to the benefits to be obtained from
using any of tlies.-. treatments, or as
t.> the relative value of the different
ways of combating flies.
For spraying the backs of cattle nt
milking time, there |g possibly nothing      more    reliable   than   kerosene
emulsion. Tb.' following receipt (fiver by the United SI I di tment
of     ,V is ore of the    best
ways of making this Dl>ssolve one
half p— I hard ■•■ in one gnllon
nf hoi   v. ll till at near
... fai
■  •
lute  with
i.i elitl I • 1 use aa     a
•ier iv     .]■!    •  wash —Chas T   Bray,
Oollll "!>'.
Hayti often shakes our belief in the
universality of the maxim 'America
ior Americans.' This blood-stained,
barbarous republic, with its mere
shadow of organized government, is
une of the barrenest fields on which
the seed of Americanism has been
cast. Liberty under tbe law and government originating from the people
nnd conducted for the good of the
people have had less honor in Hayti
man In any other of the struggling
American republics whose political
Independence    the     Monroe doctrine
'■as  framed to protect,
Hayti is still as savage at heart,
still as incapable of self control, as
she was when Toussaint l'Ouverture
defended her, iin.ur.tain fastnesses
against the armies oi France. She has
had many rulers \n the century which
has elapsed since then, but never une
who owed his tenure ol office to anything but military force. These rulers called themselves presidents, em-
pcrors ni kings, according to their
fancy, but they were all despots and
scarcely une of them ended his reign
ui peace, ignorance, superstition and
all-prevailing political corruption
have ke; t Hayti from benefitting
from the Influences making for order
and progress which have been Working Bteadily in nearly all the other
Latin-American states.
Our duty to this American derelict
has been a puzzling problem. Had a
European power tolerated such mls-
government in a dependency in tbis
hemisphere we should hnve demanded
evacuation or a restoration of order.
Out we do nut want to assume responsibility for Hayti's regeneration
and we would not assume it except
under the direct stress. Moreover the
people of the republic doubtless prefer the anarchy under which they live
to any betterment of conditions
through the agency of the United
The leader of the latest revolution,
General Bobo, accused the government of Guillaume, the murdered pre-
i.ident, of negotiating feer an American administration of the Haytian
customs. The soul of every Haytian
politician out "f office rebels at so
cruel a disposition of the customs
revenues—the great prize for which
all revolutions strive. Suys General
Bobo: 'Tlu- ulrert of the revolution
which I have uundertaken is to prevent this tremendous disgrace, this
ruin of the Fatherland.' i
He tearfully calls attention to the
merciless starvation nnd humiliation
of the Dominican Republic, (i. e., the
lean Kraft hunters,) which have
resulted from American supervision.
The l'nited States is collecting customs revenues so that the Dominion
Republic may pay its European debts
But that is the last obligation which
'•• uld appeal t.e Hayti's generals.
We ha\e landed marines and sball
protect the lives of Americans and
foreigners generally in Port-nu-
Prlnce and other coast towns. But
there apparently our good offices
stop. We should undoubtedly
be willing to supervise Hayti's customs collections and straighten out
her debts if we are invited to do so.
But it would be foolish to thrust
this helpful service on the Haytians,
so long as they feel it would not be
to their advantage—that it would
constitute, in the language of the inimitable, Hobo, 'a paralysis os all
patriotic Initiative (graft) and the
annihilation of the national sjiint,'
i tl.e spirit which flames out brightest In the demand for immunity to
an volution f. r all it is
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cost no more than other shoes.
They    tit     and     they wear.   Our
made from infants size 2 up to
growing girls size 5. Both fancy
nnd staple lines in all sizes.
Vou know the difficulty, we have
I   overcome it   Our fall lines   com
prise some very neat, snappy
lasts, with the low heel. While
they come in womens' sizes from
-i to 5, they are made on girls
lasts and fit the foot properly.
The new ones are gun metal, button, patent button, and cloth top
lace models in the new military
style. These latter come with
patent vamps, and either gray or
black cravenette cloth topB and
military  black  patent facings.
Swift's Premium Hams
Swift's Premium Bacon
Olympic  Wheat  Heart,  pack.    .35
Christie Brown Biscuits
Local Comb Honey
Pure Maple  Syrup in  bottles,  also
i, i and 1 gallon tins.
Don't    put   them   uj> in Vinegar
that     you   "guess" is good;   use
guaranteed good vinegar—the kind
we sell. We have just received a
supply of Extra Choice Vinegar,
including Heins Pure Cider Vinegar, Heins Pure Wine Vinegar,
Pendry's Pure Malt Vinegar,
Pendry's Pure Wine Vinegar.
These are the best for pickling
purposes and will insure best results every time. We would ad-
vis" that you send us your jug
early before these special Vinegars are gone.
Fresh Packed  Clams,  2 tins....25c
Choice     Bean     Coffee, ground
fresh,  per  pound   30c
Choice Ceylon Tea,  3 lb   1.00
B.    _     K.  Wheat  Flakes, per
package 15c
Clark's Pork & Beans, 3 tins.   .25c
Grapes, 2 pounds    25c
i'h''ice Corn Starch. 3 pack's   .2r.c
f       '    -
fruit   Cal.  mc; 4 for   .26
Bananas, per doz iu.i   bis
Lemons,  per doz 3U
i iran^es, navel,    from  25 to .M
Rhubarb, per lb	
Pineapple,  each   20
Pigs, cooking, .'lbs. for .25
Dates,  Hallow!     2   lbs.  for ,25 j
Dates. Fard. 2tbi,  for ... ,!W i
Dromedary, pkg 15
ta, California, per lb 'ia
Wa'inuts, Grenoble 2.">
Pecans,  j'er lie  ,35
Filberts, per "  .2.1 i
Almonds, per lb 2".
Bre.rfls,  |,er Hi 2.'i
Kros'.i   killed  lee'    retail .Ol'd.'.'"'
Pork,  retail    18®. .12
>futton,   retail        12
Veal,  retail        HKi    27
Hams,  retail     23'3'  ,?f,
Bacon, retail  2G dp .36
Chicken, retail   22® .25
■     r   t      !       12>/,;    ,1J
Turkey,  per tti 28
Jews, per It	
dated R. c. Cane
100 II . sack    11,50
Lump sugar, 2 the W
Gran. B.C. 20 lb. Back  1.75
Brown sugar.  Tl'.l s  .2M
Syrup,  maple,  bottle   .60 •
Syrup, gallon       1.75fil.00 •
Honey, comb, jier lb  .30
Honey, lib. jars 25'3 ..15 i
Robin Hood     $2.25
B. ft K. Bread Flour    $2.25
Five Roses     $2.25
Lake of the  Woods, bag     $2.25
Royal  Household      $2.25
Purity Flour     $2.25
Kings Quality     $2.25
Cucumbers,  per dozen	
Parsley, per bunch    	
Dry, onions. "1 lbs. for
Onbhnee   local, 'ach ... 0"  >
\Me\v  Potatoes, lb	
Head Lettuce,  bunch  	
Tomatoes, lb	
N'ew Carrots, II) 02
Turnips, lb "2
Celery.   |>er  I1> OS
Cauliflower, each 06 and .10
Butter,  creamery,  tli 3"i
Butter, dairy, per n> 30
Cheese, Canadian, per lb 30
'heese.   Can.   Stilton.  II
?heese.  Imp.  Stilton. *>.
Bggl,   local   new  laid,  doz +5
Bran, ton  $82.00
(meat, ton  I48.M
■ lata, ton  $4fi.iM
Parley,  ton  $40.00
Hay.  ton  ?0 no
Sborti,   ton  $34.00
Union Hotel
A. P. LEVESQUE, Proprietor
Delicious Vegetables, &c, fresh from own Ranch
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon territory »na
the Northwest ti-mturies ond in a
portion of the province "f British
Columbia, may be leaeed (oi a term
of twenty one yais renewnl f01 a
further term Ol 21 years at an annual rentnl of $1 nn ncre. Not more
than   ' wilt he leased I
Application for a lense must be
made by the applicant in person to
the Agent or Bub-agent of the district '" which tbe rights njiplicel for
are  situntid.
Tn sin veyed ti ■ el must
he desrrilind by BMtionS, or legal
• nl. divisions of Sections,  and in   un
surveyed territory thc tract applied
for shall be staked out by the appli-
cant himself.
Each application must be accompany ! by a fee of $5 which will here-
funded if the rights applied for are
tillable, but not otherwise. A
royalty sunll be paid on the merchan-
OUtput of the mine at the rate
of five cents per ton.
Tbe person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting fe.r the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
loyalty thereon. If thc coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at   least
• Bl ■   B year.
Tl'» base will Include the Coal min-
Ing rights only, rescinded  by chap.
27  ,,'   : -   George  V.  assented  t.i  IJth
June, r.'M.
Fur full Information application
should tie made to the secretary of
the Department of the interior, ot-
tawa, or to any agent or Sub-Agent
■ ef Dominion Lands.
W.  W.   CORY-
Pejiuty  Minister of the Interior.
N.B.—Unauthorised pnhlleeatlon ot
this advertisement will not be paid
ruder and by virtue of thc powers
of snl.e le'i.taiiiiel m B certain indenture ol mortgagS, which will be
produced at the time of sale, there
will be sold on
at twelve   "'clock noon, at the
in  the city  ol Revelstoke,  Uritish
thl   following Innd- and i>remises     in
ty  of   Revelstoke,   in   the  Prov-
British l and being
! lots numbered three li),
fOM (41. five Ci nnd Bil
Block forty-eight i4Si according to
the reglster«d plan Ol Block ' Mv-
ap or plan
of  survey  of  the  said  city  of  Rcvel-
\ i d  and confirmed  nt Ottawa the Ms! of October     1890    by
Edward Deville, Surveyor General of
Dominion Lands aud of record in the
Department of the Interior.
ur. the property there is said to be
a  two story  frame dwelling.
TERMS and Conditions of Sale will
be made known at the time of Sale.
For further particulars and conditions of sale, appiy to Messrs.
HOUS8ER, Vendors' Solicitors, 432
Richards Street, Vancouver, B. C.
Dated this 17th day of August, A.
D., 1915.
He Lot No. twentj (20), Block
twenty-seven (27,', subdivision ol d s-
tnct lot five hundred and litty-thice
. Ity of North Vancouver, B. C.
Map No. two thousand four hundred
and six,  ,2406).
WHEREAS prool of loss of Ceiti-
hcate ol Title N'o. 75.40 E, to tl.e
above mentioned lands issued in the
name ol G.Td n Scats has leen hied
In this .:! ce, notice is hereby given
that I shall at the ex ITatlon ol oue
month fr>ra date of flrst publication
hereof issue a duplicate of said certificate of Title, li - In the meantime valid objectli n le made to n.e
in writing.
Dated nt the Lind Registry Office.
Vancouver, B. C. this 7th day of
August, A. D.   19U.
Dstrtit  Registrnr.
Baggage mm tnefei red
Distributing nd storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
Phone 4i;-_7<e.   Night PhoneSM
SATURD ' Y.   SEPTEMBER   I,   l 116
Mondaj \
-  iliday.
Labor    day and
I'M  Hillman of Bi atoi
K ■     Edward b
. Wharton of Golden re i
King  Edward hoti
■'>\ at
.1. Fraser nf     Armstrong res:: ter i3
.I  il '• Mn! el  Revelstoke on Tbi
W. 1.. Hall
imr     tlin day
li rd,
ol   Revi
• •      KamloopB
G. '.   Horh   k and I 'has   ■'   "     ol
!' , re     at 1 he  I lotel  Revel
st.e..e    .:, Thursd   .
M,  im  Morrow of Canmore was
guest at the King Edward Hold
: Friday.
H. I'M Gate ol Niagara Walls c
tered at  tin- Kin?; Edward hotel
Lumber Business Better
at Nelson end Coast
Mis.     and   Miss Hambei  . I   i- Inui-
peg   . . ■        e • Hot >,i   im m I
■ ui Thuri
Lie t. M •' i ol the Fiftj ■
I ,  rl ■   re  on   Mon
day t  ,'ei non,
Private H. V. J il the quartei     e itei '■■■ dej            ■   e.f the 54th
.. ■           |                       ited to Sei
i;. \ Dollai. M M, D dlar and
Miss A Min'' .: Cincinnati ttvte among the gui it I he Hotel Hi vrl-
stoke on Thursday.
Miss Barah Bond e.i Elmira, Washing! i and Miss Bi i s Taynton of
Spokane were among Lhe guests at
the'King Edward hotel Thursday.
Two special trains passed through
the citj yesl rdaj on their way to
San Francisco, Both contained bankers    excursions, one from Hen
ajrul the other from I".'..'
A basel   11 1 as     been formed
dnxious to Join
Army Service Corps
There are between 600 and 700 applicants registered at headquarters,
Work Point, [or the next vacancios
in a mechanical transport section.
The majoritj are residents of Victor-
la ainl district while others belong to
Vancouver and the contiguous clis-
trict      The    suggestion that Canada
quality,  and with tho  weekly allowance their    position will not   ie    so
K. I'M Ri o1 of Revelstoke was in the
citj Wednesday on business.—Kamloops Standard.
Lieut. T,
Battalion I
will return
E, I.. Tayl •• -.I the 54th
i in Revelstoke today, i te
to Vernon  tomorrow   ev
Mrs. Rothnie is In receipt of a
cablegi am from Capt. Rothnie stat
Ing that he was sailing from England ..a Sept. 3rd by the S. S. Hesperian, on a three months leave i'f
al sence.—Kamloops Standard,
Mayor W. A. Foote yesterday tele-
graphed to Mayor W. Ridgeway Wilson asking when the arrival of tbo
aliens in the internment camp might
be expected. Major Wilson replied:
"Do not understand delay. My instructions sent Vernon 24th. Am wiring them."
That in Col. Arnold Kemball the
Kootenay Cougars have the best commanding ollicer in the province, in
ti ei, in the whole of Canada, was the
The Minister ot Lands is informed
that Improvement is visible in the
luher industry on Vancouver island.
Shingle mills are busy with orders
Irom the American side and from the
east, Seventeen lumber mills are returned as operating, in addition to
li'.e vorking periodically, while seven
mill are In operation. There
are W logging companies with camps
I open, :.. addition to various    small proposes a thlrd dlviBlon »or the front
operations. Ilas     raised the ia.in.-s of these mm
The earlier part of the year     saw j who believi   tbat  their chances of see>
I much cleaning up ol lot ting Blash. tn   '"-' service,  with the corps of   .heir
the  agricultural  districts  much  land   selection,  now arc bright,    tt is   the
has i i cleared, and many of    the  opinion that in the event oi   he   de-
laierr slashings disposed of, while partment e.i militia aud defenoe de-
public opinion alive to the dangers cidlnS "" such a policy, a gieater
..f Are, has undoutedly aided the for-  Part ° ■'•' Bervicot orps whi.On
est guards. >liis
French Reduction Process
is Economic Success
GALT COAL burns all nigbt. Re-
velstoke General Agencies, Limited.
Scott's Lady of Luke, Hamhlin
Smith's Arithmetic, Royal English
Dictionary,  Cumulative  Speller,  now
in stock at I lew Ms Drug Store.
There's  comfort
Coursier's  Coal.
in  cooking      with
Thai  zinc can he extracted     at    n
profit on a 5-cent spelter market   by
the French  reduction     process     and i
this     without taking into considera-1     BANKHEAD BRIQUETTES BURN
tion the saving effected from the by-  BEST,
products of silver and lead in the ore
is     the     statement made  by W. H.
North,   assistant   manager   of    the
Btandard Silver-head     Mining Company at     Silverton, In his report on
the    result of the tests of this process made nt the mine  some months
\\ WTEii   Good general cook.   Apply
P. 0. Box 447. Bep IS np
Reports from the Nelson district
shox i hat sa ■ ■. dl] operators are of
opinion that owing to the low stock
now      held      by   many   prairie   yards
there will be a good ''.'.'mand this fell
for lumber. Eight mills employing
250 men are in operation, while half
n dozen other mills have recently
closed down after short runs. One in-1
terestlng order from the states,
namely, white pine for match rtock, j
is being partly supplied from timber
killed in the 1910 fire. Seven pole
companies are shipping and yarding i
poles, and heavy shipments arc being made to the states, although at
a low price.
1'OR SALE.-lf, in. Millwood; also
Kindling in bunches; eacb $2.75 per
load delivered. Phones 42 and S5.
.1.  IM   Sutherland.
i: ".   The     report     it is stated, des-
i strength ol about 2,300 ofl'cers cribes the process In detail and gives
and     men,     would  bo raised In the the    same    tigures n^ to extraction
west, and that they would have tliir that hive previously been published,
opportunity. tn summing up the results of the de
While     British   Columbia s'ot     its monstration Mr. North states     that
share of the Army Service Curies     Of the tests appear to indicate that the   WANTED—A      bright,     energetic wo-
the 1st Canadian contingent, furnish- roasting is simple and losses may be      man to represent the Spirella coming the iueiehanic.il  Iran: port yf   sup- light, that the extraction of the zinc/    pany  in  Revelstoke.   Apply District
ply which totals 5p00 and a ieid com-  is good,  that the enrichment   of   the
pany of 10S.  it was given little     of   resulting residue is  promising,   that
Manager, Box c, Mail-Herald.
iOl  and
ist    game
tl1(, expressed opinion of one of the mom-
,vas       :s  "f   the  54th   battalion,   who  ar-
on lived in the city Inst night on     five;
a day    leave  Of absence  from the 'amp
win  fi :hool  by  B  score - '   Vernon.   The statement  made    in
i,.-I ween    tl e
played at thi ition grounds
Friday afti i i resulted in
Increase in Consumption
of Poultry Products
of '' runs  to   1.   The next  game
he played on  Monday afternoon.
Chii le Smith of the Pro-,
Vim some  valuable   in
formation foi Francis Arthur Heap,
late of Mui don, E • land, who re-
cently lefl foi Canada with his three
children, aged 17. 13 and 10. Mr.
Heap resided it Kaslo, P.. ('., from
1893 till 1 100 nd news of his whereabouts Is  les!red.
Th • Ivanh atrator at S»n-
don, H. C, ' i hy
fin- on Tuesday morning. The plant,
valued ivas treating "ie- froi th I. i My Jim and Sur-
pri ii ts an under way to send tl ire to ct hei
plants • ■ The cause ol
the fire is unki
A, \. McArtfa ir of R toi e, is
Bpi 'rict,
supi ..
of the fruit crop • I I
chard at Canoe.   Mr.  McArthur
s | irtlc
Ml    ' 11   . v.   ■ •
ir     ...   • '..,. '• ■ . ,w.
lng industry ".-er.
riot rs ol     1
flowi • I large pi
1 the ti a   wit
.i    .       ..    .
•    ■
eerie ...
Bai ■;, i 2 parts. A
t. A Day at the
San   ' I   ".' :
ers the
leal    Et
Canada In past years has imported
more poultry and more eggs than
sho has exported. Yet her production has materially increased, but it
Mas failed to keep pace with the consumption. In twenty years the egg
production  developed from  64,49'J,2-H
lozen to 12:1,071,034 dozen, hut the
consumption increased from 11.8 per
capita to 17.39. That is to say the
individual fondness for eggs had increased over fifty per cent.   The pop-
llation new in those twenty years,
or from   l'89'l   to  1911,  according     to
wiU   the company of a number of his 00111-
lions     was    met with applause.—
Kelson News.
The Freshmen ol the High school
were dulj Initiated on Thursday afternoon When they were put through
ridiculous stunts on McKenzie avenue. The boys wero made to wear
their Coats and bats wrong side out,
1 nd t" eai s ia] . while the girls had
their hair taken down and were made
•  ■]'   Mr.   Manni: and
treets.   .!,<>- rides     were
given several    students in wheelbar-
ind baby carriages.
tth annual convention     of
; tees
will meet in the city    of Chilliwack,
11, 15 and 16, I the exports fell  ahout    to
days' program b 2,378,1 10   dozen had to be im-
• time the   mim-
r in Canada grew    from
to 2 1,543,723.    He-re',   again
have   ■"'■" -'   UP°n
ted Min.n.  the ts i xceed-
Thc  oy Tl 1st
that branch of the 2nd division. I Tactically all of the latter were obtained
in Manitoba,  being assembled tt. st in
Winnijieg  nnd then  sent  to  Toronto
, for mobilization.   On     that occasion
: this province was asked only for
j field company and  to fill  about     20
vacancies on the     mechanical  transport.   A  number of    Victorians  wnt
I with the latter    detachment.   It    is
thought that, in view of these facts,!
j the men of the west who are special- 1
ily fitted for  the various kinds 1.1 Ber
vice which the Army Service  '"orpB is
called on to perform should    receive
I some attention,  particularly as     so
the current consumption is less than
Mas originally proposed and that the
electrolyte appears to maintain itself
fairly well..
! Monarch Mine Ships
Zinc and Silver-Lead
LOST—At the .Selkirk school Thursday morning, a gold locket and
Chain, initial E on one side. Finder
will be rewarded by returning 'same
to I totel Revelstoke.
During thc visit of Wm. Cray, managing director of the Monarch mine
at Field, 1). c., to the property last
week, a carload of zinc ore was ship-
many are anxious to go to the front ped to the United States and anoth-
in such a capacity. , r car of silver-lend ore to the Con-
There are approximately, 2,300'Army solidated Mining Company's smelter
Service Corps ollicers and men to a at Trail. These shipments were part
division, of this number about 645 of the reguar output of the property,
belong to the mechanical transport, Mr, Cray states that work at the
(ammunition park). In addition mine and mill are proceeding satiB-
there is the mechanical transport of factorily, although there have been
supplies, with a strength of about some minor difficulties encounti.'cd
aC'O men, four Held companies of 105 which arc liable to occur in nny
each, a field bakery, field butchery, plant. But these are giving the man-
railway depot of supplies, etc. There agement no cause to worry,
are in  thc  military  district of   .vhich      A      sorting  belt  has  Men   installed
TYPEWRITER for sale. Cheap for
Cash. Terms to responsible party.
R. S, Garrett,  Mail-Herald Office.
FOR SALE—Belgian Hares, from finest imported stock.   Guaranteed to
weigh 11 Mi and over nt maturity.
Pricos reasonable for breeders. Owen Rosoninn, Mara, B. C.
The Rexall
•   value te. the    am-
the ■ ccess    I Imports of
the opening
tion. :' ''x"
12   ,37       it w
Work Point is the headquarters  two   which     relieves   tho pressure on the
iisus,     from 4,833,23'J to 7,204,-   „., .       ,,  , '     ,  „. .... .
.  ' .,., .„,. ...      h°bl companies, No's 19 and 21,     at   mill, since it results     111 tho elunina-
■••■■,   an  increase  oi  2,3il,o99,  and the   „.„„,.     t   .. ., _.,„!.. .    . ...
.   ....      work  at thc liresent time. Their du-   tion of about eight tons of waste per
egg   production   uounti I  up   .8,571,-   ,; „ ..   ,   , „,,„,,
, ...    , ., ,   ties are particularly onerous.      They   dav.   The mil is working on ore pro-
In spite eef this fact, and . * ;» i     ■ '
: now are charged with     the responsi-   duced from tho mine,  nnd by sorting
bility of handling the transport   nnd out the high grades in both the C.nl-
supply service in connection with the   ena nnd the zinc products,  by hand
maintenance of between 6.CC0 and 7,-  picking from the Borting belt,     tho
0 0 troops, of which 4,000' aro at the   output, from the mine is greatly    in-
Vernon concentration camp and     the  creased.   Two     shifts   of twelve men
remainder scattered through the dis-  are employed in the mine,     and   the
trict. in tho     form    of regular reiri-   crew    in     mine nnd mill now totals
ments,     recruits or guards.    Besides,   about 30.   Tho ore sorting Molt Is in
they     must    look after the material   1
needs of the 1,000 odd enemy     aliens  .
lr tho various internment, camps.
No,     21     company commanded by j
Major Arthur   Small of   Victoria has
charge of the Vernon camp, while No. Revelstoko, P. C,  Aug. 21, 1915
19, which is quartered nt Vancouver,      Thp rpP"lar annual mooting of   the,
TM      C,      has  everything  else  whichil Revelstoke Hospital  Society  will    ho'
comes within tho purview of an Army   held at t,,p hospital,  Revolstoke,   on
-M-rviro Corps in this province In Its  T"t'R,'e'l>". Sep*- 21st, 1915. j
.    In   edber  words  it   supervises
eprration  sixteen hours daily.
Iiu YOC KNOW that each Saturday wo oiler 4 or 5 special
bargains, which are worthy of
your attention.
We ask ymi to watch each
Wednesday issue of this paper
for our Saturday specials.
Also our store is the only
store at which  you can  buy
Wc especially recommend this
These figures,    strik-
rtment of en-
• •     ■ • tawa.
and has actual control of the transport and supply problems in connec-
tion  with  eighty-four different points
it  which  are stationed troops or at
which enemy aliens aro   interned.   Tt.
e troops at the  Willows
etc., and     does
those ai  Vancouver,
Prince    Rupert,    New     Westminster
nd supplies
• s  at  Vernon.
W. D.
Canadian Prisoners     j
Will Receive Money
Watch Our Windows
A great big special display of handsome Fall Footwear for Mon and
Women is the big attraction hero now. Of course we show them in
our windows. It doesn't cost you anything to LOOK nnd the
LOOKING will open your eyes to who are Revelstoke's foremost
shoe fitters and style leaders.
will pertot
ior  Barnard     has recei    d  tl.
.   'he
en     his
TUESDAY—Thi ■ I.ndy, in
parts  -.vith  Bd I
<Lasky, Special leal
THURSDAY   When   '■•   were 21, in 5
ble ac;. with Wm. Elliott, Famous
COMING—Damon    A    Pythias, I • ■ r,,. .,, ](1 «j
reals,   Sept,    11th.    Fancheon Ths a.m. to '-• m  7er- "-before
Orleket,  with Mnry Pickford.  in B non till 2.S6 p.m., Wednesday, arrlv-|
parts.  Three    Paramount features |DR r,t ' uneon' '•■ Thnrs
will  Me on  the Mil  r.ovt   v.roV     nnd   ,'....      |, ,1    n;, v,.j|j „, .      Ictoria
mtn    lortber notice.   Aino coming|at 8.48 p. m., Sept. u,,  leavim-   at
The     Valraones  in  vaudeville     Ofltt U.4E   p.m.  on  the  17th.  and   Will  nr-
weeir. September Morn   ths biggest! rive at Vancouver nt. 7 a.tn., Sntnr-
roM show of the sonson. ,lny,   Sept.   1S,   leaving  Vancouver  nt.
WTPlmmWKmmmmfmmWmrmomWKmW "
ef War     in
■ 1 .". a  week
-    - '.     .el,el     I Id Hill,       [O
.    ■
V     .'  Ill
'  Bei Un, ..   that
ejy will roach the A
rs   The  •   mi .    lor
11 h   that
Brltisl - ler
•   'iiont.
II    i.e   i- ... the
For Sandals. Canvas and Tennis Shoor,
1    con
short of egtrn nnd poultry to the ai
lends In this country of Canadians
■   done ^e thi   mm ol   'ho were    captured    previously    to
one hundred     million do« nt tho    prisoners    In
tour of Inspection  Oanad -<   Incer should end ■■      ti    !,"': ed    no moneey nt.  all,
' herefore,   tei prnduo* this year morn   as it li the rule thnt  nfter a soldier
Grocery Items
APPLES, Yellow Transparent^ good eating, per lb. 5c
PEACHES, large yellow St. Johns, per lb. 10c
PEARS, best eating __ 3 lbs for 25c
CORN, sweet and tender, per doz. 30c
poultry  thnn ev-
The Oermnn ministers of the Interior and flnnnce have sent clrcul
nil cnmmnnn.1, irholnstte nnd religions nnthorlf loo, fitildnr them to use
'verv effort to otilni.i gold, which,
tho r.lreulnr doclnros, Is arm against
norninnv's enemies.
1 it "'I his pny stops. Notice   ot:
tho     nrreuii'onient     hns inst boon ro- ;
cetved    bv     the miiitin department.
The  Cnnndlnn boys in Oermany   will '
have I1.7B with which to buy extras
each  week.   Reports from     O-ormnny
through    the   \merican Embassador]
show     thnt     tho prisoners nre fnirly
well   trenfod     In  that country.   Their
rations arc very plain but, ol   ft fntr i
War Is declared
Tea nnd Coffee,
for specials.
on our stock of
see our  window
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot leasts, and as M0t-
hw advance ls predicted in the
near future we would advise putting by a few pounds.
Why are we selling more bread?
There must be a reason.
U Us Tell You Why
JuBt compare a loaf of ours with
any other and we are absolutely
sure you will uae the best, then
you will know why.
Phone 41
Box 734


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